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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 23, 1923, Brazil, Indiana R. Section one Dollar Dat edition u sat Section one Dollar Day edition volume Xxxiv. Times k news conaoli4te�l Brazil Indiana monday april 23,1923. Number 113. Staged this week badges Are being di8tribut-Ed to pupils of the various schools today and window Ards will attract attention to the drive. Ladies speak before pupils urge children of City to help in movement Cash prizes offered for largest collection of old cans prizes will be awarded thursday afternoon. $150,000 loss in j big four freight depot at capital Indianapolis april 23. A damage estimated at $1 50,000 was caused by a fire which swept the inbound freight depot of the big four Railroad Here Early today. Two firemen were injured in fighting the fire. The flames which started on the second floor leaped a fire Wall in the Centero the building and spread rapidly in both directions. It seemed for a time that the entire Structure was doomed. The alarm was Given he an unknown Man who rushed into police Headquarters shouting that the big four freight depot was it it a tire. 0 our pet Peeve brazils annual clean up Campaign is on. The drive opened this morning with the distribution of badges bearing the slogan a a we re for a clean City Are you a and also window cards and will continue All week until All unsightly piles of rubbish and refuse have been removed and the City scoured from one end to the other. The ladies of the Federated clubs who Are Back of the clean up drive have been working hard for the past two or three weeks getting ready for the annual Campaign and the members of the various committees were Busy today getting the organization work started. Committees were appointed to have charge of the work among the pupils of the various schools and they will address the pupils of the various rooms and urge them to assist in the cleaning up of the season. The 4 chairman for the various schools Are As follows Meridian school mrs. W. S. Sher Fey. Jackson school mrs. A. Keasey. Pinckley school a mrs. Frank school mrs. Geo. James. Zeller school a mrs. Charles Watts. Alabama school a mrs. John Routt. Junior High school mrs. Clem Zeller. Senior High school and business University mrs. Carl Cutshall. Annunciation school mrs. H. L. Fisher. Hadle town school miss Mary Allen. The committee has announced that Cash prizes of 50 cents $1 and $1.50 will he Given to the pupils of each school bringing in the largest number of tin cans picked up in the alleys and streets. There will also he a grand prize of $3 open to All pupils of the City for the one with the largest number of cans. These cans Are to be brought to the various school houses thursday afternoon and after being counted will he hauled away by the City Street department. Every Pupil in the City is being equipped with one of the badges which they Are asked to Wear All week. Window cards will also be placed in the business houses and Many Homes urging the clean up Campaign. Premium list is issued for second annual egg show to be held tier Day and Friday. Seven classes in egg exhibit Quot William Funk Back j in repair shop at Hub shoe store William Funk who was in the shoe repairing business for several years before going West to recover his health has re established his business in Brazil. Tomorrow he opens his new electric shoe shop in the room at the rear of the Hub shoe store. Or. Funk of course needs no introduction in Brazil is he has been a resident for a number of years no need anything being said about his ability to turn out first class work As this is also recognized. Or. Funk will he pleased to Welcome his old customers As Well As to do the work of new ones. 1ust cast your eyes Over this meaning digest carefully the special bargains of feed by Brazil merchants in this Issue. Prize winning exhibits in this show will re entered into the state eggs show at Purdue University opening next monday. Illinois pro i director suspended Chicago april 23. A Roscoe Andrews Illinois prohibition director suspended today permitted distribution of $200,000 Worth of liquors by the Grommes and Ullrich company As a Stock dividend. It was divided among millionaire society leaders politicians and other holders of Stock certificates in the concern. An inquiry has been instituted by Federal officials to determine if the stockholders purchased their certificates after prohibition became effective. Tolerance paper is a bankrupt Chicago. April 23.�?petitions in bankruptcy were filed today against the tolerance publishing company and the american Unity Lead do Antl Kun flux klan organizations. The assets were listed As $4,000, while the obligations of the publishing company Iver placed at $475,000. The petitions were filed j on behalf of creditors. The second annual egg show Wili be held at the Brazil High school on thursday and Friday april 26th and 27th. The show last year was a Complete Success with about a Hundred entries being made and some splendid eggs shown. It is hoped that Thi years show will he even better than last years the boys of the agricultural department have been working hard during the past week collecting donations for prizes in getting out the Premium list and in making All arrangements for the show. Or. Bowles has entrusted the entire preparation and everything to the Hoys so that they May learn As much As possible about the work. The Hoys Are getting everything arranged in Fine style. They have received donations from the following people Charles Miller Kellar drug co., Kattman amp Tiley Penman Bros. Farmers co operative Mill. Long vue farm Elmer Winklepleck h. E. Abbott Adam l. Bowles Herman Reden Barger w. J. Redenbacher Robert Stevenson Everett Acree de Nanct and Ira Englehart. Entries May be either brought or sent to room 38 of the senior High school. Seven classes of eggs will be entered in both White and Brown eggs. The classes Are As follows vocational boys and girls club commercial Grade students High school students fanciers Bantam and Freak eggs. Ribbons and premiums will but awarded to the first five places in each class. A Man will be sent Here from Purdue University to judge the eggs the prize winning exhibits in this show will be entered in the state egg show at the annual Purdue club round up which opens april 30th. Following Are the classes in the Brazil egg show vocational White and Brown boys Ami girls club White and brow a eggs. Commercial White and Brown eggs. Grade students a White and Brown eggs. High school students a White and Brown eggs. Fanciers ribbons will he awarded for first five places on dozens representing any Standard Breed. Ribbons will be awarded for first five places on geese guineas and ducks. Bantam and Freak eggs we offer five Fine ribbons for first five places in each of the eight classes mentioned. Is will give play Junior c lass of Buren High school to present Well in in comedy a Polly wants a is to be Given tuesday evening was produced at reception Given for this years graduating class Ami is to be reproduced for the Public. The two act comedy a Polly wants a Cracker a that the Junior class of the Buren High school presented with such huge Success at the reception it gave for this year s graduating class and l or the faculty Friday night is to be repeated for the Benefit of the Public next tuesday evening april 24, at 7 30 of clock. The play went off with a snap Friday night and the Praise of those who saw it knew no Bounds. Every member of the cast did exceptionally Well and the Public is assured of a repetition of its first splendid Success. The play was directed by miss Gladys Rohrig Sponser of the Junior class. The cast is As follows Jeffrey Wayne a nervous wreck irritable to every one but Marie his Wile. John Leany Thomas Pratt Nineteen. Robert Cash inspector Doran who never lets anyone put anything Over. Lewis Lawson mrs. Pratt Wayne Helen Cromwell Mary Wayne eighteen. Mabel Cash Lucern it Eviller an actress. Frances Rohrig Nora. Mabel Parkins Jeffrey Wayne a widower of 60 marries Marie Pratt a widow of 4 0. Wayne has a daughter Mary who is in a private school and Marie has a son Tom who is in College. Neither dares to Tell the other. Mary and pm Are in love. Mary agrees to become engaged if Tom can prove hi3 ability to earn a living. Not knowing that Wayne is his mothers husband Tom applies to him for a position and is engaged on the same Day. Mary who has a desire to see her Stepmother comes Home in the make up for a part that she is to take in a school play. Lucern Neville an old Friend of Marie Scalls unexpectedly. While they Are All together in the living Roony the Light is suddenly turned out and a valuable necklace disappears. Wayne Calls a police inspector and suspicion is directed toward Tom Mary miss Neville and Nora the housekeeper. In seeking the guilty party the identity of the Young people becomes known and Marie and Wayne decide it is tit for Tat. The older couple find themselves in a position where they Are obliged to look kindly upon the John Rock was in Greencastle to j Iove affair of the Young people. And i Day on business. Where is the necklace found Well come and see that for yourself. Tickets for the play Are 35 and 25 cents and they Are on Sale now. The Buren school trucks will run Between Harmony and Buren Carbon and Buren Etc. After the play the gymnasium which was so beautifully decorated for the reception Friday night will be turned into a Tea room where All sorts of Good things to eat May be procured. The Buren orchestra will be present and some special musical us Jabers will be an added at True Llou _ boys prohibited from visiting All Pool rooms chief of police Frank Moore has served notice on the owners of All Pool rooms in the City that the Law against allowing minors to visit Pool and billiard rooms will he enforced to the letter and prosecution will follow if any person under 21 years of age is found in these places. Chief Moore stated this morning that he was carrying out the orders of the police committee and that he was going to enforce the Law to its full extent. Members of the police committee state that they made the rounds of the local Pool rooms saturday night and found that fully two thirds of the persons playing cards and Pool in these rooms were Hoys under 21 years of age. Ing boat Falls into sea a arty making trip from Miami to new York have narrow escape when forced to descend. One flying boat is still missing Nephew of Admiral Dewey swims to pier boat nears Hli orc and summoned assistance for Peop Alx Aid stranded boat. Wednesday is to be Dollar Day watch for the cards announcing the Dollar Day bargains which will to in show windows of Only stores offering special values. Reception for grand Lodge officers will be held at Brazil elks Home tuesday eve eng. All elks should attend session officers making efforts to got out As Many members As possible to Greet grand officers of elks Lodge. Plans have been completed Foi giving an enthusiastic Welcome to the grand Lodge officers of the b p. O. Elks when they visit Brazil tomorrow afternoon and evening. A party of the grand Lodge officer Are touring the country visiting the various elks lodges and they will arrive in Brazil at 3 of clock tomorrow afternoon and will remain for Throe hours. Eagles dance on tuesday evening the eagles will hold their dance As usual tomorrow evening at their Hall. Good music. The Public is invited. 4-23-2t grand jury quiz in doings of a a King Purnell St. Joseph mich., april 23.�? an investigation by the state to determine whether a a King Benjamin Purnell of the House of David cult Benton Harbor is a bonafide religious Leader or a be whiskered Sheik luring girls in their teens began today. An attempt will also be made to take testimony of several present members of the cult including brides and grooms of the 14 couples who were married before a Justice of the peace the latter part of last week prospectors said. The probe will be conducted along the lines of a grand jury quiz. Judge Harry Dingeman of Detroit will be in charge questioning witnesses and deciding whether charges Are to be filed. Quo warranty proceedings for receivership of the Bouse of David Colony have been filed by the state. This action followed a civil damage suit recently filed against Purnell in which alleged former members of his cult made sensational charges against him. Purnell disappeared following the instigation of state proceedings and cannot be located. New York april 23.�?plung de into the Ocean 26 Miles from land six persons in a flying bout were washed near Shore and rescued at Coney Island Early today. For five hours five men and a woman occupant of the plane drifted aimlessly about on the open sea. A second seaplane containing Pilot Robert Moore sole survivor of the miss Miami crash and two passengers was reported Down in the sea eighteen Miles off Ashur Park. N. J. Coast guard Cutter picked up the three who were to attempt to continue their flight today. A third plane which was supposed to have Sot out for new York from Langley Field va., was unaccounted for. The Hying boat. Fl-11, which was picked up was forced Down by engine trouble ii a heavy sea 26 Miles off Long Island last night. After encountering a Squall which blew her toward Shore she drifted slowly about in the tossing w aves until the lights of steeplechase pier Coney Island became visible. Robert l. Dewey Nephew of Admiral Dewey and owner of the plane then jumped into the sea anti swam ashore. He reported to the police and a Harbor boat which was sent out in the darkness to search for the Best plane. It was found within 100 feet of the pier whence it had drifted from far at sea. Dewey wet and dripping from his swim in the cold water described the experiences of himself and his companions. A we left Miami just after Daybreak sunday morning planning to reach the naval air station at Rockaway Beach before dark. A it came by Way of Langley Field. A the big ship spun off the Miles until we sighted the Southern Short of Long Island. A then the motor started to get Cranky and we were plunged into the sea. It was 26 Miles from the nearest Point of land hut we were Drifting steadily toward the Shore for Sale. Brand new set of Watson Shock absorbers for a Huumo bile. Will sell at a bargain. Call masonic notice called meeting of Bra Zil Lodge no. 264, f. Amp a. M., tuesday april 24 1 30 p. Work in m m. Degree on Large Clas of candidates. Lunch at of clock. Work to continue at m. Visitors Welcome. D. Carpenter w. A reception will be Given in Honor of the visit of the distinguished officers to this City from 3 to 8 of clock tomorrow afternoon and every member of the local Lodge b being urged to come out for this session and help Greet the visitors. Members of the local reception Ommittee and other elks will go to Terre haute in automobiles tomorrow afternoon to escort the grand Lodge officers to this City for the re Eption. The attention of All Brazil elks i ailed to the following notice official notice to All elks on tuesday afternoon april 24th, 1923, there will he Given a reception in Honor of the following grand Lodge officers b. P. O. Elks at the elks Home Brazil ind. J. Edgar masters grand exalted ruler of Charleroi a. Fred c. Robinson grand score tary Chicago 111. P. J. Brennan grand treasurer Dennison Texas. Robert Bob Scott grand trustee Linton Indiana. Joseph t. Fanning editor in chief of the elks Magazine. Garnet r. Fleming District Deputy grand exalted ruler. And others. The reception will be held Between the hours of three 3 and six 6 p. Ail members Are requested to turn out and meet these grand Lodge officers personally. The reception committee will meet at the elks Home at 12 30 p. And it is requested that All elks with cars join the reception committee in going to Terre haute to escort the above named officers to Brazil. Members without cars will find transportation to make the trip to Terre haute. Lunch will he served at 5 30 p. Otto t. Englehart exalted ruler. Charles h. Smith chairman recept. Comm. Or. J. J. Hubbard Secretary. This copy of Dollar Day edition of the times is Worth considerable of you if you will take the trouble to read it carefully. If you just read the news stories and then throw it aside you Are losing a lot of Money. We Are confident that you will be convinced of this fact if you will read the Many Dollar Day offerings of Brazil merchants in this Issue. Today a edition of the times is in to sections of eight pages each and you will find interesting store news on practically every Page. Buying Spring and summer Mer Chandise at the opening of the season at the special prices offered for Dollar Day wednesday is an Opportunity not to be passed up. There is Little danger of the women not Reading these ads but there Are a number of ads of Especial interest to the men that should not be overlooked. All of the merchants cooperating in the Dollar Day Sale wednesday Are offering attractive bargains for this event and those who take advantage of them will make a Good saving on their Spring purchases. Window cards printed in red calling attention to the Dollar Day bargains will he found in the show windows of All stores cooperating la this bargain Campaign. Be sure and look for these cards when you Are out shopping wednesday. Thought Auto officers bought too much whiskey Indianapolis april 23. A looking from the window of his Little repair shop located just across the Street from the Plant of the dus Senberg motors and automobile co. Peter a. Pfisterer said he saw officials Roll to work every Day in autos he suspected belonged to the company. An employee he said told him they bought bonded whiskey for $ 1 35 a Case. Then he brought suit for receivership to protect his three shares of Stock. Such was his testimony in the final of a three Day hearing before judge James m. Leathers in Superior court Here. Judge leathers denied the appointment of a receiver As the Dusenberg company showed it had assets of $1,500,000 Over liabilities. Phone 91. 4-23-3tc. I. Hardin Sec a. Texas Man hangs up new dance record Dallas Texas april 23.�?r. J. Newman Dallas Marathon dancer Hung up a new worlds record Here today of 107 hours continuous dancing. Newman wound up his Long distance stepping shortly after 3 of clock this morning and was carried from the dance Hull in an ambulance. Physicians announced later is condition was no serious. Architect picked a for auditorium for Forest Park the auditorium budding committee at a meeting held at the cd Ity Hall saturday evening engaged the firm of Johnson Miller and Miller. Architects to prepare plans and specifications for the auditorium to be built in Forest Park. The committee decided to build on the unit plan. The first unit was planned to be 80 it. By 120 it. And 25 it. High with provision for a 30 it. By 4 0 it. Stage in the Center of the Side. Plans and specifications for the auditorium Are to he ready within the next two weeks and the committee Hopes to let the contract for the building within the next Twenty Days. A permanent building is being planned. At this time the structural steel Frame and roof will be built together with steel Frame work for stage. Later As More funds Are available the building Wilt be enclosed and added to As needs demand. Jts a 1 weather report \ v unsettled weather tonight and tuesday. Showers probably in East and South portions cooler tuesday in extreme South portion

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