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Attica Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Attica, Indiana The weather thursday generally fair moderate temperature. When will Attica build a gymnasium volume no. 9 Attica Indiana wednesday june 23, 1920 number 94get new Fiul supreme court hands Down or potent ruling in Holtz murder Case Danville 111., june 19.�?two rulings of importance to Danvil leans were handed Down yesterday in the Illinois supreme court when that tribunal reversed the finding of the local circuit court in the Holtz Whisman murder Case and held the 1919 primary Law unconstitutional. Reversing the decision of the Vermilion county circuit court the supreme court upon adjourning the june term held that Martha Holtz and Grace Whisman of Danville who had been sentenced to 20 years in prison charged with conspiracy to kill their husbands were not guilty As charged. The Case was remanded and will be retried. Testimony in the lower court showed the husbands Walter Whisman who was killed and Charles Holtz wounded while they slept held Durance. Convictions were upon circumstantial evidence. The higher court rules that the fact the dead person and the wounded Man held insurance was no evidence tending to show intent to destroy life. While admitting that the Case gives Strong circumstantial evidence of the guilt of one woman the court holds that this fact does not warrant the conviction of both on a charge of conspiracy. There was no evidence at All of conspiracy the court says. Both couples were living in the same House in Mcvey Street when the shooting occurred. Mrs. Holtz and mrs. Whisman who have been in the county jail since they were sentenced received the decision calmly but joyfully both declaring the reversal was expected by them. Nui a a Sale postponed l. F. Emmitt who advertised his goods for Sale on saturday june 2gth, has concluded to postpone the Sale of his property for the time being. He and his family Avill remain in Attica for awhile longer until they determine just where they wish to . A. In. Social irs. Dan Wolf will give an All Day social on thursday june 24, for the Benefit of the ladies Circle of the g. R. The ladies will Janeet at the Hall at 9 30, where there will be a truck to carry them to the Wolf Homo. A fare of 25 cents the round trip will be charged. 91t2 Alice Yarbrough pres. Tie Foi Irtoli at Loo Yeston Hoopeston Illinois will hold a big fourth of july Celebration on monday july 5 in Beautiful Mcferren Park where first class facilities Are available for picnicking boating and bathing and at the same time enjoy a great Celebration of Independence Day. While the program has not been fully completed however it will include sports of All kinds speaking fireworks display Etc. Music will be furnished by the new tenth regiment band Illinois National guard the Only military band in Illinois. Hoopeston s fourth of july celebrations heretofore have always attracted immense crowds and the City is making arrangements this time to not Only exceed All other previous Independence Day demonstrations but to take care of the largest crowd Ever brought within its Gates. Everything will be free and Hoopeston extends a cordial invitation to everyone from Miles around to come and help her celebrate the nation s birthday. A the Imi a the attraction at the Messner theatre Friday is Elsie Janis the famous fun maker of stage and screen in a photoplay of criminal life entitled the miss Janis who was last seen in quot a regular girl quot in which she scored a personal Triumph has even greater Chance to display her talents in her present vehicle than she did in her last. It is not Only a thrilling play full of Good comedy situations but it lends itself admirably to miss Janis Talent for impersonation for throughout the play she poses As a female Crook and gets into All sorts of funny difficulties. The Story is unusual and miss Janis has been provided with excellent support. The stage settings and photography Are All that could be desired and the whole makes a delightful to Ball fans All attic ans who Are interested in baseball together with those who can play the game Are requested to meet at Buckley and Miller s soft drink Parlours on South Perry Street thursday evening june 24th, Between 8 and 9 o clock. The purpose of this meeting is the organization of a Ball team for Attica this season. It is the desire to make this a purely Home organization As it is claimed there is plenty of Good material in Attica out of which to build a first class Ball club. If you want a bail club in Attica. Mark your Calendar Over june 24 and then be sure and be at this Blue Exchange the quot True Blue quot class of the methodist sunday school will hold an Exchange on saturday morning at 10 o clock at miss Peacock s millinery store. The Tribune want no a bring results a a sunday Scho kers Mee historical and musical pageant opens annual state convention Crawfordsville ind., june 22.�?fully 2,500 people crowded the High school auditorium last night for the opening session of the annual convention of the Indiana state sunday school association which is being held Here this week. The meeting opened with a song service under the direction of h. Augustine Smith professor of music Boston University. Immediately following the song service the reverend Charles w. Ross pastor of the first Christian Church of this City led the delegates in prayer. Professor Smith then took the platform in a unique and interesting feature entitled quot the Story of Jesus told in the City Beautiful quot a historical and musical pageant depicting biblical events was presented. It showed an interesting development in Church pageantry and was commended by the delegates. Following the presentation of the pageant the convention adjourned. This morning a general business session will be held opening with a song service. The program will include addresses of Welcome and acknowledgement by mayor Dumont Kennedy of Crawfordsville and e. H. Hasemeier president of the association. Routine business will be transacted at this session. Business conferences will be held throughout the afternoon. This evening miss Rachel Lewis National elementary superintendent of the disciples of Christ and m. H. Honline associate superintendent of religious education. International sunday school association will speak. Or. Honline who is one of the leaders in sunday school circles will discuss quot the place of education in Wyrwosz turns up Tery much Aliye at old Hoime at Oxford aeroplane to be Here thursday postmaster Frank Macau Guitry has received the following communication from Lieut. Greer commanding an air service recruiting party which is self explanatory on thursday june 24th, an air service recruiting party travelling by motor truck will visit your City for per bombs advertising the air service recruiting literature. This party is accompanied As Convoy by an air plane which will Fly Over the City about noon and drop a Quantity of paper bombs advertising the air service. It is not possible at the present time to state whether or not the plane will land at Attica however should it be found possible to make a Landing at your City the plane will be on exhibition for a Short time and any questions regarding the mechanics of flying enlistment in the air service or similar subjects will be gladly answered by those in charge. Request that you give this flight the utmost publicity possible As a patriotic sei vice to our army and in order that As Many citizens of Attica As i possible May witness the exhibition of flying and bombing of the City. Don t put up any longer with annoying quot Guesswork quot about How Well your starting and lighting Battery is going to serve you. Come in and see us. Let us show you Why the Eils lit Battery is making quot a sure Start assured quot an accomplished fact for hundreds of thousands of car owners throughout the country. We a Ould like to explain the quot nine Points quot of superiority that Are built into the we will be glad to show you Why there is More Power and punch in the "3�xi6c" giant than in any other starting Battery. Quot there s an quot fix inc quot Bahery for every car quot Gustus Bros. Garage Attica Indiana Psi fiefs picnic at Park in spite of a pouring rain which fell tuesday afternoon the ladies of the Domestic science Extension club earned out arrangements that had been made for a picnic supper in Ravine Park. They sought shelter in the Pavilion and the committee on arrangements converted the stage into a banquet Hall where a most delicious supper was served at a Long table that was Beautiful with decorations of flags and Crimson Ramblers. A Large Bou Quet of the roses made the Center piece and Small Cluster of the same Flowers were placed beside each plate. In spite of the bad weather there never was a More delightful picnic Given by this club. The club adjourned with this meeting until next september. Farmers Liestal Linig Light plants o. S. Hatton of Veedersburg agent for the Delco lights has sold Delco lights to the following Farmers in Fountain county within the past few weeks p. R. Thompson East of at Tica w. A. Mcclure Mellott Jackson Deeter Newtown Elias gouty Covington duly Frazier Hillsboro g. W. Meharry to l 0. 0. F. Attica Lodge no. 33, will meet wednesday night. There will be work in the third degree. A cordial invitation is extended to visiting Odd Fel lows to attend. Ivo Oce to l 0. Or m All members of Shawnee tribe 373 i. O. A m Are requested to be present on thursday night june 24, As Busi Ness of importance will be attended to. Harry Shafer dist. Deputy. Low Bridge Gea for r year is four years or More ago John Wyr Wosz was a prosperous plumber in the Little Village of Oxford Benton county. To All appearances he was a Happy and contented Man. He had More business than he could get help attend. He had a wife and children a Good Home and his Domestic relations were seemingly All that any Man could wish. At Christmas time in 1916, just at the period when most every Man is drawn closer to the Home ties by the spirit of the hour just when he would naturally be thinking of the coming Christmas a Day to be spent with the wife and children enjoying the Christmas festivities John Wyrwosz went to Lafayette and vanished. He was never heard from again for four Long years and More until last thursday an apparent stranger a lighted from a Lake Erie and Western train at Oxford. The stranger proved to be Wyrwosz who was not Long in making himself known and one of the very first men to recognize him was de Heath of Attica who happened to be in Oxford on that Day and was sitting in his automobile and saw Wyrwosz As he was passing. In reply to or. Heath s question Why did you go away quot Wyrwosz replied quot trouble at in further conversation Wyrwosz said he roamed about the United states for a spell and then went to Cuba where he had been working for nearly two years. Consuming desire to again see his wife and children came Over him and he decided to come Back to Indiana and renew old family ties. Shortly after Wyrwosz s disappearance a nation wide search was made for the missing Man. Early in the Spring of 1917 Bones from a human Skeleton were found near the Lafayette Box Board Plant and Many believed they were the remains of the missing plumber. When in the summer of 1917 no definite Trace of Wyrwosz had been found mrs. Wyrwosz gave up All Hope of seeing her husband again and went to their former Home in lock port new York. Upon learning the whereabouts of his wife and children Wyrwosz departed for his old Home in new York signifying his intention of seeking a reconciliation with his wife. Whether he will be successful or not will be the sequel to this Story As it is the opinion of a great Many Oxford citizens that Wyrwosz deserves very Little consideration for his treatment of his wife and family. Dispute Over line s another Moose Campaign Attica Lodge no. 1482, order of Moose have instituted another Campaign for new members offering As an inducement a reduced initiation fee. The grand Lodge of the order now in session at Mooseheart Illinois and c. H. Riley and Lance Washburn Are delegates from the local Lodge. Quot look after the Little the convention slogan. No legislation quot will be considered at this meeting As All Laws of the society and amendments thereto Are taken up in biennial conventions held in Odd number years. Officers Are also elected in the Odd years. The week will be taken up in Large part with the laying of Cornerstones for new buildings and the dedication a new $135,000 memorial Hospital building. The Cornerstone of the babies White City quot a children s Village in which there will be five miniature buildings completely equipped for children under two years will be Laid. The quot babies White City quot is a unique educational idea. Mooseheart governors believe that the environment will give Little ones exceptional mental and physical stimulus. Cornerstones also will be Laid for number of state buildings. Andrew Henderson killed by neighbor at Frankfort Slayer fired five times Frankfort ind., june 21.�?andrew j. Henderson age sixty a teamster was shot and killed sunday by Clarence is Kedge age thirty five a Clover Leaf Railroad fireman. The shooting occurred at the Home of Henderson in West Armstrong Street. Is Kedge fired five shots. Henderson and is Kedge have been neighbors for several years and it is said they have had much trouble Over the Boundary line Between their lots. Henderson built a wire Fence saturday which is Kedge asserted was on his lot. The two men got into an argument sunday which resulted in the shooting. After he shot Henderson is Kedge went into his House and reloaded his revolver. He then went to the Clover Leaf Roundhouse and reported for work. He was found there by the police who placed him in jail. Is Kedge admitted that he killed Henderson and asserts that he shot in self defense. Henderson Drew a revolver on him is Kedge says Henderson served As Deputy sheriff of Boone county several years ago. He is survived by a widow and two Stepsons. Political ans take i Natice Kane pa., May 21.�?during a circus Parade Here today one of the elephants As if to relieve the Monotony Flung its trunk in the air and brought it Down with a resounding thump on a mule at the curb quietly watching the sights. Although hitched to a delivery Wagon the mule wheeled about took aim and kicked twice. His hoofs caught the elephant squarely on the Knees. The elephant stopped for an instant but sought no further interchanges with the mule and finished the Parade with a decided Limp. Some wicked democratic Friend sent the above clipping to our fellow townsman j. Wesley Whickcar. The insinuation is plainly obvious. Small Blaze at f. S. Parnell s Home a defective gasoline stove was the cause of a Small Blaze at the Home of congressman of s. Purnell this afternoon shortly after one o clock. While the maid went to the phone to turn in the fire alarm mrs. Purnell attached the Garden Hose and put out the Blaze before any damage was done. The services of the fire department which made a Quick run was not needed when it reached the Purnell Home. Chautauqua Date fixed the Date for the Williamsport Chautauqua has been fixed for july 28 to August 1, inclusive. Williamsport has signed contracts with the Mutual Chautauqua Bureau of Chicago for a five Day program and Are guaranteed first class Talent for each Days program. The Complete program cannot be announced yet but the promoters expect to be Able to do this before Many Days. Notice to news subscribers if your Indianapolis news is delivered to you notify the aeroplane will land in Attica h. M. Akers and Gerald Spates part of the air service recruiting party were in the City this morning. They were driving an army ambulance truck and were on their Way to Frankfort to meet the aeroplane that passed Over Attica this morning the plane was in charge of lieutenant Greer and Mechanic Baker. They left Chanute Feld at ten o clock and passed Over Attica at ten thirty. The plane will land Here thursday on return trip to the Chanute Felds. Summer school Grade pupils wishing All Grade pupils wishing to take summer school work see miss May Baker wednesday or thursday morning of this week at her Home on Park Boulevard. Schwartz see Debs is the Only Safe nominated so far. Candidate miss Helen Hyde of Baltimore Maryland is the guest of mrs. Floyd Poston. Not Tribune resigned position miss Mayme Powell has resigned her position at the Schwartz store. J. S. Nave returned tuesday from a business trip to Indianapolis. Today Messner today special Geraldine Harrar in quot world and its women quot also comedy tomorrow Eugene o Brien a imperfect Lover also Pathe news special tonight and thursday Mildred Kahn of Chicago will appear giving the newest things in fancy dancing. Society the ladies Aid society of the u. B. Church which was to have held a Jne eting tomorrow afternoon will not meet until thursday of next week. Mrs. A. R. Kerr entertained the meatless Bridge club on tuesday afternoon at her summer Home East of woo i and eighteen month two Indianapolis druggists get theirs for Selling liquor unlawfully special to Tribune Indianapolis june 23.�?julius and Louis Haag wealthy druggists of this City were fined $10,600 and sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment each for unlawfully Selling liquor in their seven Indianapolis drug stores. A jury in a Federal court convicted them. Bloody Londonderry London june 23.�?an Exchange Telegram today dispatched from Londonderry stated that a pitched Battle had been raging in the streets there since last night and that Many dead and wounded lined the streets. Mcadoo will be nominated Kansas City june 23.�?wm. G. Mcadoo will be placed in nomination despite his personal objections. Or. Bur ris Jenkins announced today. Jenkins managing editor of the Kansas City Post wired that paper from Pueblo Colorado that he had definitely decided to make speech placing or Mcadoo in nomination. Urges Laboi Board to Speed up Washington june 23.�?president Wilson today sent a Telegram to judge Barton chairman of the Railroad labor Board urging him to expedite award of Board in wage controversy before it. Brotherhood officials have expressed the fear that an unauthorized strike would spread and tie up transportation throughout the country. Woodmen notice there will be a called meeting of the modern Woodmen on wednesday evening at 7 30. William Collins v. C. Wanted reliable Man to work Fountain and Warren counties for Singer sewing machine company. Prefer a Man with some Selling experience. See John a. Nelson Attica Indiana. 94-6t agents Tvan ted you can make big Money Selling our Superior Northern Nursery Stock. Pay every week. Free outfit and Good territory. Experience unnecessary. The Hawks Nursery co., Wauwatosa wis. 89-6t mrs. George Smith of Oklahoma City who is the guest of her parents or. And mrs. Alfred Linn for several weeks is spending a few Days with relatives at covington.iiic3iiiiiiiiiuieii iiiiiiiieaiiiniiinic3iiiiiiiiiui1 do you know what i pure Loe Cream is = you Tell the world. We s make it pure. = no gelatine i no stale butter 5 no skimmed milk powder i no water i no yellow color i it s White. It s 50c per it. I Bidwel s i place Barefoot sandals the Ideal summer footwear for the quot kiddies quot we have them in tan with solid Oak tanned soles flexible and Render splendid service. Sizes 51/2 to 8----------------------j� sizes svs to 11---------------------Gg sizes liy to 2------------------�?$2.50 Black tan and White Barefoot sandals Green Chrome leather soles. Sizes 51/, to 8--------------------"$1.50 sizes 81/2 to 11---------------------j j go sizes 111/2 to 2---------------------j j go j. Frank Mcdermond inc

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