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Times Recorder, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1925, Zanesville, Ohio LLIAM PNIP MAN DIES Muskingum Co Residents Commit Suicide Sunday I HEINIE 45 MISS AMANDA ROBERTS 62 SEVILLE ROAD END LIVES iced Gun in His Mouth and Pulled Trigger fth Wife Looking Throat rhh Knife Then Jumped Into a Creek Near lome in Effort to Die But Death Results torn Shock in Local Hospital Continued brooding over the loss of his barn in a fire eral months ago and despondency over ill health were as the causes for two Muskingum county residents ing their own lives at their respective residences Sunday Arthur Heinie aged about 45 placed a shot gun in mouth and pulled the trigger killing m- at his home one-half mile from at 6 o'clock Sunday evening The remains were removed to the Cannon Cannon Undertaking parlors at ville and prepared for burial after Coroner L b had viewed the body 1 Miss Amanda Roberts aged about 62 made a attempt to end her life at an early hour Sunday at her home OH the Roseville road one mile of Moxahala park She was said to have slashed fher throat with a knife then went to a nearby creek to 1 drown herself but was pulled from the water by dents who heard the splash She was removed in the IDean Emergency ambulance to Good Samaritan but died at 6 o'clock Sunday morning at the The body was taken to the William Thompson undertaking parlors at White Cottage According to reports from Roseville late last night r Heinie had been brooding over the loss of his barn for months despite the fact that the barn was insured ttd the worry was believed to have affected his mind tartly after supper Sunday evening he and his wife were the yard at their home and he left her and went into the juse returning within a few minutes with his shotgun Attempts to Prevent Tragedy Fruitless Surmising his Intentions of suicide Sunday was 4 Zanesville Ohio Monday July 27 1925 The Times Recorder BRYAN SCOPES THIAL GREATEST CAREER DI By The Associated Press William Jennings Bryan regarded the contest of issues growing out of the Scopes trial as the greatest fight of a career without he said shortly after the trial Mr Bryan told an Associated Press representative at Dayton last week that he expected to many ad- dresses stressing the issues as he construed them after the first court test of the Tennessee statute prohibiting the teaching of evolution theories From the opening of the trial he was especially est in insisting throughout that a battle was being waged against revealed religion and Christianity Last to have been the It was no Mr Bryan had what was closing argument before the jury at Dayton secret that the preparation of this address had been a ter of weeks Some of his friends thought that he ed to make it one of the greatest efforts of his career gesting that it would perhaps be his last extended cal effort When were waived and the case was sent to the final speechmaking Mr an said that he would nevertheless his prepared address later and the first succeeding in Dayton after the trial were spent in revising his manuscript GREAT COMMONER FOUND DEAB IN HIS BED AT DAYTON TO STROKE OF Was Discovered At O'Clock Sunday Afternoon and Had Been Dead 30 to 45 utes When of Unexpected mise of Great National Character ible Shock DAYTON Tenn July Jennings Bryan L I til W CL G There were no indications of illness in the great Com- ticket secretary of state under President Wilson organizations in many sections of the days in advance of the opening of the case his apparent orator was found dead in bed at 4 30 o dock this from individuals and organizations in many sections of the United States applauding his position in the Scopes case it was deared e expected to speak and often for Christianity J O -111 V j physical fitness was generally remarked He spoke only afternoon Physicians announced that death was due to i i 01 I i t A f oon once in court but delivered several addresses in Rhea Commoner Had Made Plans National Capital Shocked By To Battle Against Modernism News of the Death of Bryan ale ran to and tried to Est the gun from his grasp but lived roved too strong Stie help from the neighbors rt Just as fche Screamed she said husband placed the end of the n in his mouth and touched the ger The discharge tore top of his head 5 Neighbors ran to the Heinle pme after the screams and the hot from the gun expecting to Ind a committed but bund the lifeless body of Heinle pstead The Cannon Cannon establishment at Ille was informed of the suicide well known in the vicinity in She had been in falling health for some time it was reported About midnight Saturday night she went to the kitchen of her home and slashed her tHroat with a knife then ran out the back door and down to the creek nearby and plunged into a small pool However residents of the com- munity heard the splash as she jumped into the pool and they ran to her assistance pulling her to the shore and taking her her residence A physician called also the Dean d removed the body to their She was removed to the hospital horgue where was viewed by It B Grimes and later prepared for burial Surviving Mr liow and four Heinie are his children of the ne and a number of other tes He had resided on the near for many years was well known throughout fie community The funeral ar- have not yet been nade Miss Roberts Death Miss Amanda Roberts the first remedies were applied She died about 6 o'clock day morning at the hospital from shock according to the physician's report The wounds in her neck would not have been serious he Address He Expected to De- liver At Scopes Trial Was j to Open Campaign DATTON Tenn July The Associated be- fore William Jennings Bryan died today he remarked that he had never felt better in his life and was ready to go before the country and wage his battle against The great Commoner had ed to Dayton this morning after completing arrangements for the publication of the address he had prepared to deliver in closing the trial of John T Scopes who re- cently was convicted of violating Tennessee's law Publication of his speech at an early date was to make the ing ot the crusade in behalf of Mr Brvan ned to carry before the entire country Despite the fact that Mr an had spoken yesterday at Jasper and Winchester Tenn and had traveled over two hundred miles he appeared In the best ot health and Shortly 1.30 o'clock Mr retired to his room to and Mrs Bryan went to the back porch to attend to some She was only 15 feet away from his bed About I felt like Mr an had been asleep long enough so I sent Mr McCartney the chauffeur to wake him Mrs Bryan told friends McCartney the room and shook Mr Bryan He always was a heavy and was hard to he adding that when he shook His Voice Stilled By Death IQ HUt ntrt tuua an i J J said but shock was given as a second t me he noticed Mr cause of death Funeral services for Miss erts will be held from the William Thompson undertaking parlors at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning with Rev McCormick officiating ial in the Fultonham cemetery Seeking Advice On Enforcement Jew Program to Stand Or Fall On Ability of Dry Administrators Secretary Andrews will begin one of the most weeks of career I he treasury's prohibition field Indications were lhat he will be occupied with bly a week-long conference with advisors and prohibition from various sections of the from whom he hopes to cather definite Ideas about Decision to delay the operation of I he enforcement Kram until about Sept 1 as an- has given the enforcement official more time with which to do the Job he Ad set out to do hut he made mown that he had plenty of work f ut out to take up all slack time advance of the effective date of the Convinced that his new program will stand or fall on the ability of the men he chooses to fill the posts of prohibition administrators for the 24 districts Mr Andrews this phase of his task as or first importance He regards the appointment of the administrators as doubly Important since each Is to be made to der full responsibility in his diction and further because each will be given a free hand to pick his subordinates There will be no interference from general quarters in the choice by the ad- of their group and field staffs Mr Andrews Besides the question of picking big men for the administrative posts the assistant secretary has what he regards as grave lems In working out the details of administration under the which is admitted to be a shakeup from top to bottom In methods of attempting to enforce the law everywhere A smooth running machine after Sept 1 ia the goal for which Mr Andrews and Acting Secretary Bryan was not breathing Dr VV P Thompson and Dr A C Broyles were summoned and A B Andrews also was called by McCartney After an ex- amination the physicians stated Mr Bryan evidently had been dead between 30 and 45 minutes and that death had been caused by During all the excitement Mrs Bryan was the calmest person In the Andrews said She took complete charge of affairs and showed more nerve than T have ever seen in a she is an invalid too Several times Mrs Bryan said the Commoner expressed a desire to be buried in Arlington tery You know was a colonel In the Spanish-American war and since it was his wish to rest in Arlington we will probably place him there she continued But no definite decision will be reached until we hear from liam Jennings Bryan Jr Mrs Bryan remained in Wielded Potent Influence In Legislature and National Political Policy WASHINGTON July ot the death ot William Jennings Bryan came to a stroke of that he was found by his chauffeur whom Mrs Bryan had sent to Mrs Bryan who is an invalid received the news of her husband's death with remarkable calm and quietly gave her personal attention to the dispatch of i to members of the family and to the necessary 1 ments for the care of the body I am glad that my 1 died without suffering and in she said Mr Bryan was in the best of health when he retired to his room at o'clock Sunday afternoon to rest He had partaken of a hearty lunch and was in ful mood when he parted with Mrs Bryan with whom he J on with stunning suddenness and at a time when his name Ing In headlines much as if did at the heights of his political career 20 years ago His efforts at Dayton wliers ho had fought with great spirit over the Question of evolution had given friends here the impression that he was in vigorous health and It hud been freely predicted that his voice would ring out when the next con- gress assembled in a movement to into senate and debate the cause for which he had fought In Tennessee None would venture to predict chatted briefly about their joint correspondence to which she was to attend while he took his nap News of the death of the Commoner came as a mendous shock to Dayton citizens who had been lionizing the great Nebraskan because of his mighty championship of the Bible and revealed religion during the progress of the recent Scopes Had Planned Speaking Tour For This Week Mr Bryan was to leave Dayton provided by congress which Tuesday for where he the teaching ot evolution S Was to deliver two speeches then theories in the District at go to for a similar en- bla He declared that while None would venture 10 the political effect of the death of gagement going to Florida Tennessee law WM In the Commoner In recent years Ut to join Mrs Bryan it that his visits to the capital had been again in the fall r Brvan a in n kind originated from lower District Of teaching ot spent the Kos that would reflect upon Infrequent amd then his purpose always generally was described as to chat with friends the membership and the press les Saturday evening at Although keenly Interested In where he had the trial nan major legislation Mr Bryan's the day His Jv collapsed before he was less and less frequently Saturday was delivered to make his prepared turned from the floor unless the by an address declaring that now subject was one dear to his heart l t tn Jn wm could present it to the people Such as prohibition when I the country just as lie wanted lions from hla expressed views were freely used Notwithstanding the absence of Chester He h without from and taken to Dayton fi the from the capital for a long period he continued to hold staunch friends In and out of con- gress And even though his sonal was absent morning and made arrangement pieces of legislation came to be for the speech to be delivered at od as until the court house In Dayton when occasion demanded he night Another engagement of make extemporaneous replies to morning by A W owner jd He of the hotel and they reached tne there about o clock fundamentalism and Bryan stayed at during the make his views heard very clearly With general Issues which have been dealt with by congress hts has not been prominently active in recent vears Although one wing of the had years ago sharply trom Mr Bryan there was none to the power of Itis council Even his political me importance was one at the Hotel Aqua tomorrow at when he was meet with the Progressive club and lay plans for the Bryan college the movement for which was to be definitely ed at the dinner tomorrow night fray eager tor Mr Bryan came here and arrangements to publish speech and expected to de- tier it at Chatanooga Nashville and the ter plate the home of tor Butler of the law During the duys of the trial the heat In Dayton was most questions of morality and kindred subjects In the choosing ot The town was shocked by the oppressive and the court room tragedy and five minutes after crOwded to the doors Mr Bryan the doctor's examination revealed wnH of necessity seated Inside Mr Bryan was dead the rall at the counsel table near the home were was very little thronged with people Mrs a palm leaf fan nominees for office from representative up to president the Nebraskan although times pronounced a bv wielded a strong baton A national is said to be entirely composed and IH bearing up wonderfully blow was little circulation of through the room and he under the terrible blow to feel the heat exceedingly She expressed the desire that I ever as far as known he made no her husband be burled In complaints and there was nothing Arlington cemetery and feels It to Indicate that the urat convention without raay be in that any way undermining convention title of Colonel bhe also said roller chair receiving only a her few callers Hundreds of telegrams and The Commoner Hon Bryan world famous orator times candidate for the presidency on Ihc cratic ticket and secretary of state under President Wilson died unexpectedly afternoon at Dayton Tenn where he figured prominently as a defender of the Bible In the recent Evolution trial t ing The week's conferences are to be initiated between Mr Andrews and his board of composed of Prohibition Commissioner telephone calls came to her ex- pressing love and sympathy Mrs Ruth Owens at Jit Vernon Ohio and one of Mrs Bryan's daughters was among those who called long distance The crowd In front of the Bryan home appeared unable to realize Mr Bryan was dead They with bared heads and tears were sale swept Shelby county Haynes and his staff and his own assistants In the treasury ment to be followed by with department of justice Bryan's Daughter On Chautauqua Circuit Hears Father Is Dead MOUNT VERNON O 26 Ruth Brvan Owen of William Jennings received the first news of the death Of her father from tho Press correspondent here hen she arrived to fill a engagement In Owen In in lie but left that be- received Mrs Owen received the news of I her death without of I emotion first thought for her She Bryan that she would iMt Vernon unit tomorrow In would her mother Woman and Girl Are Killed in Crash at Interurban Crossing TIFFIN O July An aged woman and girl were killed here at 7 o'clock tonight when the automobile In which they were ing was struck by a Toledo interurban car at a grade crossing four miles west ofi here The Mrs Alega Roberts 64 Meda Belle ery 7 Van Wert Two girls suffered broken arms In the crash and are In Mercy hospital here They are Marcale Montgomery sister of the Owen was to have In city out Wednesday Two Dead Result of Storm That Swept Sidney Saturday his powerful voice booming from the platform was hard to Hla death leaves Democratic a puzzled state as to what No arrangements will within what Is known as the hard and fast Bryan following which has been so potent in party affairs Mr Bryan was an admirer of the late Senator La Follette in many of the latter's efforts and the tion was returned bv the Wisconsin leader The death of these two within a comparatively leaves national politics lv in sections where held er in a state of more or less tainty will made SIDNEY 0 July James Anderson died today in- juries suffered yesterday when an In the eyes Ot many Four Persons Killed 11 I and Two Badly Injured In Crash At Crossing His death brings the total to two in this vicinity William Sheets 68 having been killed by lightning while at his home at Union Damage to crops and timber In sections was hundreds of thousands of dollars some estimating it would reach I Boy Scout never re- SETMOUR tnd July fAP consciousness from con- Four persons were killed and two of Injured a tent of the Redpath Chautauqua late today when the automobile In where he was on which they were was struck Approximately 30 other by a car of the Interstate the of Public Service Company The Mrs lion R Friedman 59 general ager of the Sidney Candy Co and Ruetter Mrs Annabelle Pfeil 10 are reported In i Laura Baute 35 Ethel Baute six a critical James Baute 2 The seriously Frank Baute 80 and dead and Laura Burlingame of Republic Ohio A ers La avenue driver ot the car escaped with mi- nor cuts and bruises FOR DANCING SPRINGFIELD O July Schuyler Harris was arrested Avalon park at p m today by deputy sheriffs on a charge of operating a Sunday hall un- der a Clark club plan The dance stopped Friedman suffered spinal Injuries a broken and internal Forrest injuries while the re- health It is not known here If Mr an had previously suffered any heart affliction SISTER NOTIFIED LINCOLN July Mrs Francis M Baird eldest ter of William Jennings Bryan re- however until located and communicated with Championed Tennessee In conversation with the Press representatives last Friday night Mr Bryan ex- word of her brother's pressed surprise that the southern at her home at College press had not taken cognizance of suburb near the criticisms by representatives of does not plan the eastern press at the Scopes night for Tennessee she said tnw here Mrs to leave here trial at Dayton of the people Tennessee because of passage the act a fracture of the skull Mrs falling trees Harley 40 also sustained internal injuries The storm which struck the west side of the canvas theater broke down the wooden like a toothpick and bent the heavy steel center poles Into shapes of Those Injured were struck by the heavy when the tent collapsed and ered the crowd of more than e thousand persons mostly women and children beneath it Farm properties In the western and northeastern of Shelby county suffered heaviest damage when hail stones growing corn and uncut oats while wind damaged homes and outbuildings over a wide radius and paralyzed Interurban railway and telephone and telegraph systems Little damage was suffered In the heart of the business section More than a stare of residences and plants were unroofed and several residences crushed by LOVELAND July had been said concerning the act Bryan Bryan said that much Notwithstanding his fights while much ado was being made in his own party Mr Bryan about the Tennessee law nothing generally acknowledged as a strong party man and his political age was admired even by his nents In the staunchest can circles here he had close personal friends Expressions ot re- gret over his death were heard from all quarters here night Unable to Get News to Bryan's Brother evening She said she was of ling definite word from Dayton re- I garding arrangements being by relatives Mrs Baird Is 67 years old years older than William A C Prominent Fultonham Merchant Is Dead Suffered Heart Attack ly After Breakfast and Ex- Within Few Minutes council and Knight Templar He attended sessions of the Ohio grand lodite of Masons for years and held minor offices in the grand but because of a retiring never allowed his name to brother William at Dayton Tenn The former governor grand lodge a resident of Fultonham Mr -a Brechbill was revered as man of fine character with Ideals looking forward to the of the community He was a mem made to locate him In park where he Is believed o have frone Dawes Pays Worthy Tribute to Great Nebraskan i V 1.1 M DENVER Colo July President Dawes on being informed of the death of William Jennings Bryan Issued the following statement to the Associated I have been a friend of Mr Bryan for 38 years since we started lawyers In Lincoln Neb Throughout all these years of work and strenuous public service there shows dent a high personal character In all he did Mr Bryan was In earnest and In It all he tried 10 knew him best respected most hta motive and his sincerity He never did unworthy or mean things He may have been mistaken at times as we all are but he was trying to do the right as he saw it Of his great Influence on the public thought of his day hm public ability an orator I will leave to others to speak but I want simply as an old friend and neighbor for many years to pay my tribute of respect to a good and a great man whose life has been one of high purpose and helpfulness and whose death brings a sense of personal loss Mass July President was informed of the death of William Jennings Bryan through the Associated Press While no statement was forthcoming tonight it was said Mr probably would pay tribute tomorrow either In a statement or in a message ot condolence to Mrs Brvan to the man who was thrice candidate for president The president and Mr Bryan were warm personal friends and just before executive departed from Washington Mr Bryan luncheon guest lit the House Ing the meal he suffered an attack of heart disease within a few minutes breathed his Mr Brechbill was born r nd ed in Muskingum and at the age of li entered the ing in the general store at Fultonham Later he became the owner of the store and through honesty and fair dealing with his customers became one of the most influential men of the ce imunltv He conducted the business for 58 years and because of health retired In 1912 He maintained his residence In after re- and except for several visits from time to time resided In that his lodw Mr Brechbill was honored with He was a member of the Blue lodne of tne In ber of the church and Fultonham Is Baptist Miss Brechbill ot the home His wife preceded him In death lust U years The funeral services will be BtW on his birthday at 3 o'clock with M B pastor of the Baptist church Bural In the I BORN WITH TWO TIFFIN O July born to Mr and Clyde Dj ton of today two teeth ALICE K URBANA O July Mlta Alice K i member of the Ohio university lut night VV 9
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