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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1916, Indiana, Pennsylvania VOL 12 No 262 INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA WEDNESDAY JULY 26 1916 STUCHELLENDED HIS LIFI Well Known Plasterer Eluded His Watchers for Third Time and Drowned Himself in Clymer Water Com pany Reservoir TO CLEAN POND At the horrible conclusion of re peated throats to end his earthly ex istence and after two unsuccessful attempts in that direction yesterday afternoon mention of the latter beimy made in last evenings Gazelle Cur tis Kiiirhtj iigei about iO drowned himself in the GompcTs hill reservoir of the Clymcr Watir lom pany yesterday afternoon The body was recovered two hours later and is being prepared for burial at the undertaking establishment of II Sieving Co The time of the fun eral services has not yet been de cided pending the arrival of the two sans of the deceased from Curtisville and Detroit Mich About three mcnlhs Stuchel was a patient in the Indiana hosnital suffering from blood poisoning Since his discharge from the institution he had been despondent and it is said that this condition was aggravated iv drinking heavily and the hot weather the combination causing a mental Ic arrangement Before committing the rash deed Mr Stillhell Look his hat coat and shirt In one of the pockets of the coat were found three notes which are said to have been sent him by a woman with whom he had formerly boon associated Mr Stuchells wife died several years ago and his two sons are working away frini home Harrison at Curtisville and Zell at Detroit The sons are expected in Indiana this afternoonThe deceas ed had been a wellknown plasterer here for years Shortly after noon ysterday Stuch ell went to the reservoir and was just about to jump into the water when he was prevented from dning so by Charles Henry who took him home Later in the afternoon he made a second attempt but the interfer ence this time was made by 1unch Hill About evading persons who had been waldiing him the deranged man went a third time to ihe reservoir and no one being near he siwcceded in his promised threat An alarm was given when his disappearance was noted and employees of the water company hurried to the reservoir lie had skd clown the side of the cun into sixteen feel water My stretching a weighted wire across I he middlie of the reservoir and dragging the bottom towards the side from which he entered the body was gotten to the surface at the lirst attempt W S Hamilton muiiagir of the morning1 that the reservoir would be cleaned the work on which task has already started It was at first de termined that the container would not be cleaned but this aroused so much opposition that the superintendent is Jtuicd outers for lh work There is a markedimprovement in the condition of Mrs A S Moothead of South Seventh street who is being treated at the St Francis hospital Pittsburgh She is expected home in about 10 days Grand Clwplin Charlie Chaplin in his latest picture Thu the first picture to bo produced under hit con traet ith the Mutual Film Corporation Here is one you have never seen Ad mission adults children 5c FLOUH means REAL ECONOMY THE WEATHER Fair tpnight anU Thursday BUCHANANS IN AN AUTO WRECK Mr and MIH Gnorgo Hudismm of Month Eleventh street accompanied by hildrfln Paul and Miss Iliirhtnun had a mirrow escape from loath on the National Pike near Un ionlrwn yesterday afternoon when Mulninc bile vskicldcd lunvd a and Ihcn overturned into the All the passengers wore more or less bruised but Mr Buchanan suf IVri most sustaining sprains and corhisiona of his neck and back and a slight hHcTiilion on his bead Mr nivl Mrs Buchanan returned home by train last ovning and Mr Bueh is now being ir by a Irain ci Paid and Miss Kdilh llmh inan took Iho car lo Unionlown after it had been returned to he road and ire expected hnme this afternoon Douglass Palmer Sr and His Son Will Answer Serious Charg es at the Trial During September Sessions NO BAIL IN JAIL A a result of the family fight fiild last Sunday afternoon J Doug Palmer Sr and his son Lew I were given a bearing before So a ire James A Crossman last even at oclock The former was hi Id in bail for trial at the Sep tember of court on the charge igravivlcd his son was held in bail for trial at the September term of in thejoint charges of aggra vated assault and ibatbery and may hem Neither of the prisoners being able to furnish the hail llhey were remanded to the County Jail where is i xneiled they will remain un til September Ihe hearing brought out the facts cl tl jiiaTel which already were in part It is alleged that the two were angered at Mrs Palmer bctause sine would not advance thvin sonie money find attacked Ivjr Thwomans husband appeared and while trying to assist his wife was beaten and by his father and brofSher Douglass Jr was airested at the same time as the other two but if the nighl in Jail ordered released by iSquiro Crossman it having been made plain to the Jus tice that the young man was dcfend ng him veil and his wife whon he at lacked Both charges on which the two are held are serious es of thie and yf the arc at the Court trial the sen tences are expected to be severe DELAY CAUSED BY GAS EXPLOSION International Nows Service July today faced the possibility oMnclehn hlay in the completion ofthe water tunnel under the Lake which hicMnu the grave of Jl workmen Mon day night Though no concerted pro test has been made by tho men them selves il is altogether probable that if the gangs are ordered into the shaft luring the week they will refuse I i go Eleven men still lie crushed and bur ul in the tunnel State county and Federal ollieials are getting their sep arate investigations under way Colonial Today Another entertaining show in Indi anas coolest today is A Soul for 5 big reels al togetherSee our ad on page 2 OCCIDENT FLOUR means HEAL ECONOMY Want pure drinking water Cull Jimmie Paugherty Local MARRIED BY MAIL MILES AWAY Ahen II if HIP IMrst rpgiiiiPiit of Urn Xinv national guard went to tlic border Lewis of Newark had to leave his KtliH as they wore about to bo married After reaching Hio border however all tin iniirrliiwo details weiv arranged by mail nnd Iho city clerk of Newark recognizes It as Three Inquiries into Gen eral Assault Planned Upon American Trade by the European Bel ligerents Now Being Made LATE ACTIVITIES WASHINGTON July dis tinct inqurics into the general assault planned upon American trade by Eur opean belligerents were being pressed today The State Department was completing its information regarding the extMict of the British boycott and the manner of its planned enforce ment It aliuj was examining applications and preparing its contention that the ibmicile of a corporation instead of where its stock is controlled is its home The Senate Foreign Committee was inquiring broadly into the British blockade and reported com mercial agreements of the Teutonic powers The White House was inves tigating all of the boycott facts pre paratory to cooperating with the State Department in a protest The iKvartnvent in a general protest The International situation instead of clearing was becoming more and more complicated The proposed pretest which is to be sent forward will make this gov tsnmunth position plain It will flatly contradict ireat Britains right or nation to interfere with the Internal affairs of the United States or to in any way obstruct the feeling of its so long as they are not dealing in artuhs are of ab contraband of war with a bel ligerent power THOS ST CLAIR SELLS PROPERTY Thmnas S StClair property on has luvrn sold to Millie lrant of Ligonier West mo roll and The conjsicleiraaion 200 The Brants will remove to In diana and take possession of their new home on September 4th The sale was made through the real es tate agency of John McConnell Other transfers recorded are Oliver C llarrell to Louis L Caiugherty lot in Tunnelton J E Smith to S U Marshall 104 acres and 140 perches in South Ma honing V W Maloy to Sumuul P Me lumens 15 of i tracts in Pine S400 D J Thomas to T C Stanley lot im Clyimer Strand Today John Mason and Clara Whipplu in The Hundreds of scenes that make you smile and cry POOJDENT means ECONOMY BAPTISTS WILL PICNIC THURSDAY Tomorrow Thursday in the af ternoon and evening at Idlewood Park just North of Ilomcr City the Baptists will hold their annual pic nic The fare wiil be ten cents each way children under five years go ing free The schedule fo the cars will be and and a sipecial car will leave the trolley station at The picnic dinner will be served at This hour is trained so that workingmen can go down on the car arid cat dinner with their families Ice cream and water melon will be served free between the hours of and 4 oclock Plenty of lemonade to drink and there will be all kinds of amusements Special care will be provided for the children because of the nearness of the rail road and trolley lines The members of the Sunday School and1 Congre gation with thir inrmediate friends are urged to go wibh wellfilled bas kets and spend the aternoon and1 ev ening at the Park If we have the Park eloictricaiIy light ed in the evening COMMITTEE ILOOD THIRSTY PIERCE Indiana Idol Belies His Good Reputation and Says He Has Five Fine Mexican Scalps for Ex hibition Purposes SEEN THE CAN YET SLIGHT WRECK ON TROLEY LINE The work car of the Indiana County Street Railways Company Berry and a passenger car with Mr Stiffler as motorman met in headon collission at the Bluff near Blacklick yesterday The front ends f both cars were badly smashed Passengers on the latter car were badly shaken up and a few painfully muisud One of th injured was taken to lilairsvilie for treatment but it is not thought that bis injuries are ser ious CHESTNUTS MAY BE SCARCE ARTICLE A to an oldtime belief if it rains on the 5th of July the rbestnuls will rot in their burrs and there will he little or nothing in the way of a crop if this be true it is goodbye chestnuts this year as it ruined yesterday The chestnut iiees have been literally covered with blossoms this summer and hupes have been running high thut there would be agood yield The younger geniiration not so partial to signs and portents will continue to look forward lo October ivert though it may Ivave happened to rain on the twen tylifth July Ciet spring water from phone 2Jlx OCCIDKXT means KCONOMY For Theater Thu owner Mr Blitz is too busy with his new business in Pittsburgh Will sell the place here reasonably Apply to the Strand tfx Jimmie Daugherty will deliver uure spring water to nny part of town Telephone 22lx Stewarts Auto Livery will take you any on earth Both OCCIDENT means KCQNQMY The horrors of war aretruly exem plified in the case of one of our boys now doing cltiy with Company FThe said member who comes of a good family with traditions is one of the most loveable boys of town When he passed down our main street he was pointed out with pride as one whom any one could wihtout danger follow Fond mothers with attractive daughters looked on him with wistful eyes and sighed tlhis is one of the sad parts of this This then is a brief synopsis of what Indiana and her people thought of First Lieu tenant Bill Pierce Brut alas alias and another alas After coming in contact with outlaws who infect the Big Bend region his nature changed completely He had heard of the collection of Mexican curios that John Banhas on exhi biton at his store these include Chick thirds monster reptile killed with his bare hands prairie dogs lizards hor ned toads scorpians fleas trained and other nteresting objectsnote Barr doesnt have some of these but they are supposed to be on the way Well Mr Banjust received a card from tho handsome Lieutenant say ing he would contribute his mite He informed said Barr that he had five Mexican scalps all well preserved and wished to know if they would c acceptable MrBarr replied that they were providing they didnt wear skirts so some of these days you want to step into the store and see whats coming on By the way the Can at the Imli Cigar Store is still open and there is room for some more small change The next money order to the boys of Co F goes Monday GET BUSY INDIANA MEN IN NEW BUSINESS E Huey and jrank E Moorhead former proprietors of Indiana have purthased the business of the Erie News Com pany at Erie and expert to take harge on August first Mr Huey left for Erie this morning and Mr Mootdead expects to join his part ner within a few days Good wishes for the future success of the two youmg men voice the many friends sentiment of Notice 100 head cattle will be sold at Wil let Friday afternoon July 28 WF H Seanor OCCIDENT FLOUR means REAL ECONOMY 1 mm Should a man forget the past See John Mason and Clara Whvpple will answer tomorrow DEUTSCHLAND IB BLOCKED AGAIN International News Service BALTIMORE July clear hannel before the German supersub marine Deutschlnnd was blocked to lay when the British freighter High niry dropped anchor just outside the slip where the German undersea boat ies ready to start for Germany The freighter blocked the channel in such i way that the Deutschlnnd in order w get out of the slip would be forced Lo open up the screen of barges that surround her and go around the freighter in tow of the tug Timmins The process would take half an hour The arrival of the freighter and the position she took aroused a storm of excitement among the Deutschland fficersThere were no signs of an im mediate move on the part of the Deutschland today SAD DEATH OF W H B SPRANKLE ivil War Veteran in H K 92nd Year Passed away from Infirmities of Age at His Railroad Avenue Home Last Night BURIAL ON FRIDAY Mr William II Sprankle aged 91 years one of the oldest and1 best known rcsidents of Indiana passed away at his home on Railroad aven ue last evening about 8 oclock Death was due to the infirmities of age Hhe leaves these children Thomas Luther and John Sprankle of Indi ana WilLaim C Sprankle of McDon ald Sbarrets Sprankle of Tirade ity Mrs Mary Gordon of Plunxsu Mrs Rhoda Cowan of Brook ville Mrs J C Smith of Bensiwood W Mrs Regma Stewart of Pitts Continued on Page Two Col 2 BRITISH HAVI TAKEN ViLLi OF After 72 Hours of age Fighting They fl Occupied the Town on the Battle Front LATE WAR ADVICES International News Service LONDON July 20 I N 72 hours of savage fighting the iah have been successful in H ing all of the village of PoziereS the Somme battle front News of complete capture of Pozieres contained in the official report by the British War Office at noon day The Germans occupying stone houses which had beenturned into fortresses fought stubbornly but were linally driven out after the Australians had secured a lodgement in tha western part of the village Pozieres is aboiit six miles southwest of Westward of Pozieres territorial is troops captured two strong German trenches The prisoners included fivej officers Heavy cannonading Somme front continues Erzingan Captured PETROGRAD July the great Turkish stronghold in menia was captured by the Tuesday Its capture was by the Russian War Office todi capture was made certain by ful blows struck by the army of GrahcLp Duke Nicholas during the past f night Nicholas army has now p tratecl 200 miles into tepptt The progress of the Russians completely demoralized the Turkish armies in the GermanpfiwL cers have tried in vain to stem Turkish retreat which has now g Continued on Page Two Col tj i A a a a a a a n Daily Account Of Doings Of Our Soldier Boys Camp Pershing July 21 Dear People Today Sergt Alexan der Sergt Rodgers and Corporal Caldwell and myself were detailed to go to Camp Stewart and lay out the camp for the Tenth Regiment In cidently we received our first joyiide in an army truck Joy is ra onisnom er for outsde of a bucking broncho an army truck comes next in doing the unexpected Alexanders tripod consisted of two boards one was pointed and could be driven into the ground and the other one was a board about one foot square with five nails driven into it at angles of 90 and 45 degrees The instrument in the hands of experts was a success and the three engine ers made a fine job Yours truly is seine stake driver too At noon we had some lunch which consisted of one can of baked1 beans one loaf of bread and three canteens of warm water We opened the beans with a hatchet and dumped them in our mess cans They looked diry so we poured some warm water in the can and then poured the tomato cat sup on the beans George Rodgers got the bacon one piece to the can wo out the bread witha dull so we put the crumbs in the beans and started to it Jt was some lunch nnd there we were at the edge of the foothills on a level dusty prairie with not a shade in rmles1 andi miles and each one sitting on ft buntih of pegs the heat waves rising from ery foot of ground and it was a good day for rising too mumbling no doubt with the heat He began by ing Little to get some ice cream and cake and frwm bftd to worse even reminded us of the last picnic we httd when we threw nice cold watermelon atwtik ottoer and in sisted on taking more candy It was tern mueh whois such a ttrwj worker less w raWwr ibegan being affected to get busy whereupon we the trusty pieces of board and ed the space where the cook tent Co F ought to be We expect to leave for the new tf camp early Saturday morning urday is a favoiute day with us We set up camp at Mt Gretoa on Saturw day same at Camp Perishing and also at Caimtp Stewart That us Sunday to aest v The band gave a concent until oclock last night Stowant no Saturday July 22 We are now in ow new caimip is back froim tlhe bordeT about f OUT r five miles from where we were We hated to leave ithe ptece for we hiad it fixed up in nape and the faifyimen were 1 trained and we tgot cold milk for breakfast and supper Out here we J will have to do withqut W bnc camp early this morning and toad1 army wagon at the kitchen so Id the iiness and cook tent were right away and then the large triw hauled the stuff over With each lo about 12 or J5 men caimje in tihat way everyone Tode stead of walking as some of companieshad to do An of tho Indiana tobaccx V made at this time snd the staff pW graphers got busy so an idea of how much bunch ciates your efforts This Bctjve bled s ihunch of kiddoa at City when pennies are sand V By to ocloclc hot coffee u wjches wwe serveci an4 by we were the only company Ihjl the stunt and we alao Continued on Paw Two Col We have A lew we will sell at M
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