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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 17, 1923, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                It urg Residents Stirred If Shooting Of Prominent Youth By Alleged Outraged Husband INDIANA FEBRUARY 17 1923 REVISE SHIP BILL IN EFFORT TO GET PASSAGE Raymond Pearce 24 Lying Seriously bunded in Pittsburgh Fiye Bullets from Revolver in Hands Is Not Indicated Charles Raymond Pearce aged 24 years Of Salzburg World War vet eranj is lying in a critical condition towe Allegheny General Hospital victim of a husband1 wrath With five bullet wounds in his head arms and back Pearce at first be lieved only slightly wounded aftct receiving mpdical attention in Salts burg boarded a train to Pittsburgh went 54 miles to the hospital un assisted Faint from loss of blood he into the emergency ward jinrl fell Cjty detectives were notified ami When he regained consciousness ques tioned him He told them they said George W Ferguson had shot him at the Ferguson home a mile from Saltsburg and after the shoot ing had taken him to the office of Dr R M Lytle in Salisbury where first aid was given Inquiry at Saltsburg says the Pitts GJazetteTimcsT indicated that the townspeople expected no arrests in the case Young Pearce and Mr Ferguson came to my office together this after said Dr Lytle last night I examined the boy and found five bul wounds one in the scalp one in the elbow one in the leg and two in the back He offered no explanation sot I asked him who shot him He re plied The man in the waiting indicating Ferguson I went to Mr Ferguson and asked him how many times he had shot p Pearce He told me he didnt know 1 but pulled out a fiveshot revolver examined it and found every cart f Judge had been I had dressed the wounds I told Pearce to go to the The two then wont fout and walked in th6 direction of th railroad station I understand Pearce DEATH MAKES A SUDDEN CALL Mrs S M Cunningham Drops Dead in Clarks burg Home Mrs S M Cunningham of Clarks burg dropped dead at her home in that village Thursday evening at seven oclock following an acute at tack pf heart disease She had been a resident of her home town for about fifty years and was a most estimable woman She leaves her husband one daugh ter and twjj sons Mrs Cunningham Blacklick Hof went to Pittsburgh Mr Ferguson stayed in When asked if he had made a re port of the shooting to any borough county or state official Dr Lytle I did notthink a report was necessary As far as I know no investigation of the shootinff is be ing made The sentiment of the people is with the man who did the shoot tv ospital authorities said Pearce probably would recover The bullets were removed from his body late last night and although weak from the the anesthetic his con dition they said was favorable under the circumstances Chief W Police George Steevy of Saltsburg said he had been unoffic ally informed of the shooting bu lid not intend to take any action a he shooting had taken place outsid the borough limits The state police at Greensbur AWARDED FOR SONS DEATH PUNXSUTAWNEY Feb A verdict of was this morning awarded Mr and Mrs Ed wardMorris of West End this city for the death of their son Edward who was killed nearly two years ago when tie came into contact with a heavily charged electric wire at the Jeffersbn hlectric Companys mine near this city The case went on trial yesterday morning in thecurrent Cession of common pleas court at Brookville and was given to the jury late last even ing The verdict was returned when court resumed its session this morn he testimony was given to the Amendments Limiting Extension of Govern ment Financial Aid Are Prepared Passenger Liners Barred TO WHOfo IT MAY CONCERN Editor Gazette Sir Owing to mis understanding of Secretary of L U No 1489 making apology to Messrs Templenton and Stewart of Ciymer lo make it known it an NEW FEATURES me were not notified Charles Pearce wounded man said father of he would be th was born maiden being Thompson She was about 65 years old Funeral services will be conducted in her late home on Sabbath after noon at oclock with interment following in the Saltsburg cemetery Funeral of Samuel Stewart Funeral services for Samuel G Stewart who died Tuesday at his home near Homer City were con ducted yesterday afternoon in the Stewart home The Rev T F Chil cole of Homer City officiated with interment being made in Greenwood cemetery here The was l yars old and leaves his widow and Several ihildren G W Wineinan Word has been received here from Los Angeles of the death of G W Wineman formerly of Homer City The deceased was a brother of C C Wineman of West School street It C Dougherty After a few days illness with pneu monia the death of R Ci Daughorty occurred at his home in Wilkinsburg this morning at MrsT Daugherty was the son Yf Mr and Mm Daniel K Daugherty deceased of this qounty where he on a Column 9 Pittsburgh today to see his son Th father when asked whether he in tended to make an information agains Ferguson replied that he was unde cicled as to what course to take Sheriff J R Richards stated thi morning that he had not been officially notified of the case and did not knov whether any arrests would be made or not The Sheriff said he expected to be in Saltsburg some time today on business other than the shooting and probably would make an investisra The shooting occurred early yester day morning coal miner had lefthis home to go to work at the usual time Returning an horn it is said he found Pearce there LIVING COSTS ARE INCREASED Wholesale Prices Are Boosted 13 Per Cent Over 192 2 WASHINGTON Feb 1 he cost of hying generally increased 13 per cent in the last year from January to January 1923 it was dwclofied today by the Depart ment of Labor in a survey of whole sale Prices on 404 commodities rang me from building materials to food Building materials topped the list with an increase of 19 34 per cent Metals and metal products were next with an increase of 18 34 per cent while farm products showed an in crease of 17 14 per dent Pue and Ityhtnirw vii n 4 i F Q 1 effect that the electric wire through which the boy met his death was strung on poles 169 feet apart and that at the point where the boy touched the wire it had rubbed againVt a cherry tree and had broken Brown and Means appeared for the defendant companji which was the Travelers Insurance1 Company while J C Long and J Margiotti ao poared for the plaintiffs FRANCE HE ADS DEBTOR NATIONS By GEORGE H HOLMES I N S Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON Feb stood today at the head of the list of twenty nations that owe tihe Unit ed States sums varying from thirty millions to four billions of dollars Ratification of the AngloAmerican debt agreement under which Great Britian undertakes to discharge her obligation to thisgovernment 1 VVJIli A UUl ighting materials increased 1 34 per cent while the increased clothing was 11 14 cloths and cent Food house and miscellaneous ommodities showed smaller increas compared with wholesale prices of While wholesale prices reacted to ome extent in January from the up rard movement of recent months no hange m tho general level is shown or the month Appreciabledecreases nS pro ucts and foodstuffs Corn oats rve wheat cattle y toos were cheaper than in Foods decreased over 2 ber cent due mainly to declines jnffcsh bee other meats butter chebse milk wheat and rye flour corn nfea 1 em ons organos and sugar government 62 years leaves France the greatest single debtor Her bill is and HV the order of preced ence established by American lebt funding commission It will be aken up within a short time LONDON Feb Britains payments on the Avar debt wed to the United States will be made in American dollars through redits already established in New fork the Treasury Department an ounced this afternoon Payments vill be made through J P Morgan i Company HONOlPARTY AmONIGHT During the month of January nine By WM K HUTCH1NSON I N S Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON Feb dras tic revision of the subsidy features in the HardingLasker Ship Bill was agreed upon today by Administra tion leaders as they resumed their final drive to enact the measure be fore death of the 67th Cotfgress Two amendments limiting the ex tension of Government financial aid to American shipping under terms of the bill were prepared today by Senator Jones Republican of Wash ington Chairman of the Senate Commerce Commission for submis sion to the Senate Their acceptance was expected to allay opposition to the bill within the Republican ranks The amendments are of all passenger linersfrom the subsidy benefits by reducing the speed limit of beneti ciary vessels from 23 to 19 knots an hour and of financial aid to all privately owned shipping until tons of Government ships are sold The first in slashing the speed limit of beneficiary ships would not only fast ex clusive passenger ships grom Gov ernment aid but would also reduce the number of cargopassenger ships which would benefit The Subsidy in effect would apply only te those vessels solely engaged in cargo shin ping or that carry cargo as a bA of their business The second amendment would act as a stimulant to the sale of the gross tons of shipping board most of yhich are tifd ijp at docks nations coast line It would prohibit the extension of any aid to private shipping until naif open meeting and L U No not responsible for any indiyidua members statements Any action taken in open meeting is not sane tioned by L U No 1489 Secretary L U No 1480 and Commander OUTING CLUBS ANNUAL BALL Fifty Couples Attended Yearly Event and Ex pressed PleasureOlds mobile Folks Gather for Fine Banquet SOCIAL NOTES Under a setting very uniquely and originally arranged of an array of brilliant decorations the members of the Outing Club and their guests en joyed the largest social function of the season at their Annual Ball in the ball room of the Club last night The affair left an impression long to be remembered by those present nothing being left undone b the different committees toward the suc cess and elaborateness of the occa sion Greatly adding to the evenings SOCIAL EVENT IN CARLSON HOME Among the social events of the sea son was a party in the home of Miss Thclma Carlson on North Seventh street Thursday evening The serving of a delicious luncheon completed an evening devoted to games music and dancing The guests indued Birdie Stern Mabel Fenton Esther Stern Mae Atcheson Agnes McGregor Mar garet Eicher John Tarquata William English Edward Penman Robert Colcman Albert Tarquata Harr Conrath and Valgene Cassidy FEAT LOCAL FOR HERO RESCUES STEAMER CREW Seaman Swims Over Half Mile with Line from IllFated Ship to Shore Making x Safe Landing Possible GRAPHIC STORY Victor Hautopp seaman swam over half a mile with a line from the 11fated steamer Santa Rita to the hort at Clooose little Indian set lenient on Vancouver Island and made possible the rescue of her en ire crew of 30 Following is lis story as dictated for Internation 1 News Service By VICTOR HAUTOPP VICTORIA B Feb ir when a fellow knows everything pleasure was dePends on him he somehow or other presented by Paul Irvin and well UP and something known bunch of musicians who last makes him succeed I dont know how gave the most delightful program of music numbers that has ever been rendered at a social tion in this city This orchestra although always as one of the best on the road has risen in the past two seasons to the1 reputation of being amoner the leaders in musical circles throughout the eastern States and their success has been asured wherever ap peared People may talk about the great Edison Columbia and Victor pany orchestras but Paul Irvin and thirtyone Juniors and ten Intermediates Foursided program and won honors on same As has been the custom of the Y and Honor Party will be held tonight at eight oclock at Avhich time awards will be made Mr R E Krape will present the medals and emblems Mr Robert Fisher has a short talk fpr the and the Y M C A orches tra will entertain Some few games will be played and eats are prom sed f All people interested in Boys work n the local Association are invited to be present n rices av sugar other commodities tha in e same percent of in fuel f Practically creaso was reported for billets tin flnud pcr hleher in cpptr loa er shingles Hand and pRints The ffroup of mi ma silver ravel Platinum and Diamonds per ttdlflaman IWn tin t t I Our salesman Mr Wilio will be while chemicals with us nil day on Mondav if slightly and Jlnsocd mca hemp jute rope and rubber also ros 1 w would bo hYvo youTail and oea the exclusive designs in rinmi w WflVlo Col 150x Shop tl Doney M mt irtlng Monday A pictiro will deepjyi lm NO RELIEF FROM COLD SNAP The following weather forecast was issued by E C Lorentz last night Snows cold and stormy Sunday Snow followed by muqh colder and stormy weather with the exception to temporary risings in temperature No general release1 from the cold wave is in sight Tern porature will continue to be jnuch below seasonal average for the nejft three or days HERE TODAY OPENjD FRIDAY n g Tutenkhamuns Rest of Years Broken by Explorers LUXOR of the mortuary chamber in the tomb of King Tutenkbamuri late Friday showed the sarcophagus of the Pharaoh to be still in the same posi tion in which it was placed by his mourners more than years ago When the exploring after removing the delicate seals broke their way through the ma sonryof the inner chamber doov they confronted with splendors which upon the first cursory inves tigation apepar to surpass even those of the antechamber which have held the interestof the entire world The exploring party headed by Howard Carter exclaimed witji amazement at finding the center chamber which is 14 feet square occupied by an immense gilded can opy richly inscribed I ever made shore with the line I guess the Lord was with me 1 It was early Wednesday morning about daybreak The Santa Rita was in bad shape We had been sending up rockets in the blinding snow and blasting our whistle to attract at tention but no help came Captain Rolstead called us about him apd pointing to the shore line about half a mile away Who will volunteer to try make a line I voluntered I had always beena strong Harpist to L u t h Ministers Serviced in Edifices REGULAR N The first Sabbathln ing the near approach tide will see a number of Indiana houses of worsj Coincident with vices in Zion Ltitheran row evening Prof Joseph yj necker of harp selections There three harp and organ numbef sons interested are cordiaUj to be presehti In the absence of the Rev Dr F John T Stowe are in eoftftjc paring the report of the Redi tion Committee sembly with reference to Boards of the church the the First PresbyteriankOlw morrow will be William Gray Alter Marion Center Presbyteriaftjl The First Sabbath fn appropriately observed Episcopal Church tomo he services will be in chi lev C J DeCoux of There will not be an his piyfirs are eyen spoken of as superior to any of these orchestras t and something tpW me 1 could make it is with considerable pride that Indiana is represented by two of her musicians on such a noted combina tion of artists Automobile Party very interesting so cial as well as a business gathenng and something entirely new for auto mobile agencies of this city was the meeting held last night under the auspices of the local Oldsmobile Agency under the management of J E Gibson The gathering consisted of repre Contlnued on 2 Column S 10HURTWHEN COACHES DERAIL CONNELLSVILLE Feb 17 persons were injured several seriously yesterday evening when two coaches were derailed and overturn9d on the Indian Creek Val ley Railroad in the mountainous sec tion at Mill Run 35 miles east of vi v down to my The boys tied the line waist me o der I got on the rail hesitated a moment and then jumped into the raging sea It seemed I was swallowed up for a time I finally came up I couldn1 see much We had poured crude oil on the water to keep the sea iroyi breaking and it nearly blinded me struck out withall my power The big seas almost bat tered me to pieces One minute I slashed my way through a big break Continued on Jfaire 2 Column 4 An allday service he Christian Church ulpit being occupied by Lee Perry of BethanyCoJU or of the local congregit ears ago He will occujpy noining afternoon junch and dinner TVill he church dining treet edifice has ijust beenii ecorated v A Fraternal Service the Second United Church tomorrow afternoon nn 1 ll it t oclock The church bufldiri recently been recently been 1 Pastors of rlndi speak Pelbert Cavanaugh and Miss rnick wellknown youngpeople pf op enter township were marrieti heie his morning at oclock The ceremony was performed by the Rev James A Lawrence D of he Second United Presbyteriao re81dencei 9nNanfl The canopy was closed but there is a door and the opening of this re vealed inside what is undoubtedly Tutenkhamens coffin For the present however this was left undisturbed A canopic jar which probably con tairts the heart and other internal organs of the king was found inside the canopy 0ne feature of the discovery inlthe inner chamber was a magnificent statue of a cat richly painted which has stood sentry over the dead Phar aoh through the centuries he has lain there The chamber ig filled with splendid furniture in orderly ajray It also holds several superb gold chariots an exquisite ivory and ebony box and many beautiful ala baster vases Marvelous r congratulate exclaimed Prof Breasted to the Earl of Carnarvon when the Earland Mr Carter and the other members of their party emerged from the tomb here Panic reigned in the overturned coaches the lights being extinguish ed and the passengers fighting and trampling each other in the dark ness as they endeavored to escape Zero weather prevailed and both in jured and uninjured suffered in the bitter cold before reaching shelter THUGSATTACK ERIE DRUGGIST ERIE welldressed men attacked AE Tonson druggist in his store on State street shortly before 9 oclock last night beat him over the head with the buts of guns until he was unconscious and then robbed the cash register and rifled his pockets was found unconsciuos by a customer shortly afterwards He had a dozen scalp wounds The hold upoccurred while people were passing on the street in the business section of the business district but apparently no one observed the bandits at worR Tonson was alone at the time of the holdup The second Council Course Charles Stejzle Presbyterian Church ning Februa Charles tenements joy and on its great Side1 years He left school eleven years and attended1 thf anhnnl Ypfk City school of years studying principally machinist in the and Js of the Machinists Todays Rhineland R Take Over Railways By FRANK E MASON J S Staff Correspondent PARIS Feb 17 French efforts to obtain the use of railways through the on the Rhine h ANOTHER FILM ACTRESS WED m will be taken out of the hands of the civilian authorities and turned over to military officers in the Rhineland it was announced this afternoon UN1WJT Feb believed to have atarted from jQsited wires destroyed wi At Ortbt Feb Q NiUson mqtion pic ture actress is honeymooning today far from the jjoufld pf clicking moide MNWMU She ouietly last evening ft the honwroi the FRENCH WARN ENGLISH PREMIER NOT TO ATTEMPT MEDIATION IN THE RUHR PARIS Fob French Foreign Office has in Count De Saint Aulaire French Ambassador to England to warn Premier S Boner Law not to attempt mediation in tho Ruhr the Journal stated today The newspaper in an article which appeared to be officially spired said France has decided to reject any intervention in the Ruhr The only solution acceptable JVance is unqualified capitula J tion by Fine Refused Take Town ESSEN Feb troops today occupied Gelsenkchiren in reprisal for the refusal of the municipality to pay the marks fine imposed earlier Gelsenkirchen Is three northeast of Essen and contains tjj most important of Hugo steel arid iron works It has been surrounded by French troops ever since tho Ruhr was occupied patrols passed through it at vals The town was fined following ahooting of soldier ter a German policeman had wounded The French said they wouldremain m Gelsenkirchen until thefine paid jufter taking the town they arrested the fltat the wavfawj uhr adppr by Mayor Sentenced Lord Mayor Jarres of Duisburg to n Belgian military coavfc for took appwj the master anj imposed a military cut few There is a disposition on of many French official to question bluntly up to Eiel which country the Bd to frpm the man youtjhj w are creating1 wade to shoot den Snipiiw jiJacea young German fyts aa tryio gentries lij la unde   

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