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Connersville Times (Newspaper) - December 14, 1910, Connersville, Indiana The Connersville times. Vol. 76 no. 14. Rox i us Ollk ind., wed monday 1 k \ 14, 1010. Of e Dollar per hos tips a a As inc s is near for a pm r 11q in Caplin i Imp Quot Una a against the estate late i said to it May there Ain no Hope still pious. Ii ses this is the news that came from Washington this morning. Penalty is severe. In mum Poi inlay to tii prison and Pino ,i0,00 a still at iii cry lion do it motion i a now trial i Odin Ftp Huston onco Pron Ignont in National Aivars. Fancier had Bien confident up until the last minute that he would be acquitted. The Case went to the jury at 9 50 this afternoon after a terrific arraignment the defendant by the District attorney. Tie maximum penalty for the offence is two years imprisonment and a Fine $10,000. The thre a j men however were allowed to re a main at Liberty tonight their j Bonds pending the hearing a to i tion for a new trial which will be j made within a few Days. J the Trio was indicted Ian. To last i by the Federal grand jury following j j a raid the offices the National j j Trust company which was inc Orpo a a a authentic Ratel in Delaware with a capital Stock $1,000.000. It is alleged to Margaret Shields. Such is the Rumor wednesday s Iven inn news. Tile physician in attendance Ai Tain a. F. Lim us today informed his family that there was no Hope his recovery and that the end was i very near. Capitain Lime is was still conscious at one clock but his Power speech had it him. On Mission that will bring cheer to the children. Is under car wheels plans taking shape. Attorney roi Ilion Connor said to lug Vlk it it float in to file same also Rumor partition suits Ivy heirs. S Rumor from what seems to he source is Bluit Henry Maurer a tenant for some to dirty Piave guaranteed the Stock other j Quot Quot Margaret b. Sli ields is about to bring suit for a Large sum for alleged unsatisfied claims against her . Interested attorneys Wen seen but refused to give omit any in companies a commission basis. The inspectors said at the time that a they failed to find any material j funds to justify the guaranty Asser Connersville and Fayette county j tons. People who had followed the trial Huston was at Westpoint a. A Asili Ngou for i the indictment and j formation it the news feels War while tie authorities were organic ranted in giving publicity to tie ring a search for him he walked in i la Lindy add to commercial club in the City alone. Many ladies like it i to Aid in the work Santa clause head a quarters established at Odd Fellows Hall. Nerous irk by Ickle Starte for Relief at the Home Little John Barton most distressing Accident big four Between eighth and ninth streets. Found 20 yesterday .1, x. Huston at some two weeks ast were consider ably Suri irises this morning states mar mor. Ceiling the news his conviction. Liere had been Little in the news sent out from Washington tha. Pointed to his guilt. There is no Lienying tie fact tha v. Hile Many people in this con Mun four ity sympathize with . Huston in 1 Quot Quot a count Quot and Harvey m. Lewis. It is known that . Maurer had ail probably fico tie fifty limit sieges ii d Ivy president Hawkins a a Ood work done yesterday by i our men. Iii 1 rouble there Are read to condemn him to Lough knowing no tiling the transactions Wirich his Eon Vii tion is based. This was Nelson Huston s boyhood biome and it was while a res lit Connersville that lie Rose a prominence in county. State and i political affairs. His lather and Uncle Stab Lisle 1 the old citizens Bank and upon their death he succeeded to its Man us Lieut being its sole owner president. Tie Bank failed in 1s 2, l it was re opened after All its liabilities a l be ii satisfied. In 180.&Quot. However it second failure came bringing loss to hundreds . Huston also connected with a number i local enterprises that resulted disastrously to Many and Fayette comity Popi the most notable these was thu fuel Gas plant.,. ,1 it is understood Liat attorney Hal la this City and gave himself i i Reuben Conner who is acting for the indictment charged a huge i Quot. Maurer has the necessary papers swindle. With Huston were indict-1 i l t pared in preparation for the 1 i Amu it l Graham a wealthy Brok filing the suit. It is not intr Ltd. Canada Everett do what the amount the claim is but Washington nicknamed it is asserted it is Large. An Quito no ile was found yester alias Henry m. Lewis manager Long some recon Ftp a in Long j arrangements for handling the news Santa Claus fund Are taking shape and a spirit Good cheer Anu kindliness pre the at Mompher it wherever one old Santa s representatives abides. Of course the old gentleman could not come in person Early enough loj Lay All the plans so he has sent a list the following committees to carry out his wishes. The purchasing committee will by mesdames Frank Hyatt w. K. Ochiltree Anson Miller John Carlim and b. F. Thiebaud. J miss Elizabeth Freidger will i again act As clerk with mrs. Who lost both legs. Pushed companion Vount Man contributes $10 Antl collects seven More while his Way to news office to make de i it Ltd pitiable situation. A Young Man generous impulses appeared at the news office this afternoon with seventeen doll is which he placed with the Earl times news company As the starter train men were mall no a Rani Illig switch boy s legs Wert track both Cut off amputated above a Neon a condition critical family Haa record misfortune Wil Ianis asses Olive Morris and Inaura Goddard As her assistants. The wrapping committee will con for a fund for the family Little Jhn Barton whose frightful Acci Dmit today cannot fail to make an st mesdames peasant George Harry Miller. Bert Chrisman l. A. To every heart. The sym a tie National Trust company an Pense from the late miss shield be elusive concern that once had Oft Ces cause his statements made to in this City. A w tics tri v. Friends and her dying into state was apparently a great Surprise to him. It alleged that these defend As it was also to them. Ants conspired to reap Large sums molts from person who tip aired to Coria Raie stocks Bonds and see crities guaranteed and they found victims in All parts the country. Furthering Hie scheme it was Alt ged that Huston and Lewis repro Quot ii cd hey were Lictus s and divers corporations the National Trust company this City Ilu National Trust company Delaware the Ente Jirise Trust com any lie Mutual securities com any and the american Assurance i nip airy. It was alleged that All Toliese concerns went really under one management and that nothing in Vilue was Given for Money received j a a it after getting Reikai Tifis All Nego that Loiis win drop ipod. Victims from All Par s that a Oun iry came Washington to tei5- Razee Reese Eby Lyde Davis h. Down iii id capturing new members Zehrung. A. B. Mcfarlan. Cari Lor lie Couin crucial club. Houghton Orville James miss i. A. Karll Quot red n. Coats a. A. Helen Huston Inez Lockhart Carrie noted and e. P. Hawkins were in Koch Martha Carter Dove Wiker. The machine and they went Over the Meda Krell. Anna b. Shields Estic partition so . A by thoroughly in their laudable j Carlos Mayme Heeb Elizabethi another Rumor that seems equally a i st. Win n they took an invent shoe Han and Harriet Williams Well founded is that Friendly a Marti tory in the evening they footed up an these committees will consider tion suits Are about to be brought by a a it n Twenty. I ii is announcement As a notify Carlo. The heirs to better Aid them in the it. Will lie re Liemb it red that a few a a their appointment. If any suitable division the property Days ago president Hawkins with the them find in impossible to serve they Thies those who visited the House where the poor child Lay were touched for Many adversities have fallen across that threshold and have left their Marks and scars. In this emergency the it the father and Mother is made f in harder and it is believed that the same Sid Rit we iii prompted the Young Man who came with the Money is even now at work in Many i Sanction the club directors issued v. Ill please notify the news. This i. Another mind and that it will Bea Hev. E. E. Kuhn Gomes to Fairview Church is Lio her Rev. T. H. Kuhn the preacher in dietician. A circular letter to members urging that at Hast fifty new members should be added to the club before the non residents banquet which takes place tomorrow night. Liose secured pc sturday added to others secured before makes forty More from the City alone and j there is much Quot Likely Timber Quot left j the club has assurances that a goodly number will be added from an enormous undertaking and Only ii thorough organization can the task be done Well. It is hoped substantial fruit. Indeed this Roven in the fact that he himself had Given Only ten the seventeen that every lady asked will find a Hars which he brought. The res it in her heart to respond eagerly if had collected the Way from his outside the City but a report these will not be made until the ban a Lockhart Bess Williams Luet. From All indie actions tho com-1 a Vrell Grace Mcilvee Gladys it All possible to the pleasure this Noble work. The following Young ladies from the tri Kappa sorority and the Bertha Mccready f Lowi a Mission have been dressing dolls for the Delight the news Little folks misses in it. lock . Huston was prominent in re Lily against the defendants. Huston Ini lican politics during the last tev. a pathetic figure the a carib residence Liere. He wa-,.stand. He a clan d that he did not it i Iirma the Republican state yen know thu it co defendants Anco Central committee during the har at his connection with the alleged i Rison Campaign in Isis and received fraud aleut concerns was purely i Rev e. E. Kuhn a brother Rev. T. H. Kuhn who twice made the j Merciai club membership will be in a Hart Carrie Koch Helen Stoops Ace for f engr it is the democratic creased by More than fifty when Laura Goddard Dove Wiker Louis ticket in this District has res Gneil noses Are counted tomorrow night he pastorate he held for two years and it ought to lie. The club is it Manilla and has accepted thai an institution that is designed for a Large the Christian Church at the Benefit All classes and the the Aii ointment i United states nominal. Treasurer from president Harrison Irp Rise Here. His Indiana act who took office March 4, 1889. He Quaintance were As confident As Bei was also at one time a candidate for vas his acquittal. Governor. He resigned after Nerr ing two years returning to Connery i Ville and re engaging in business. Huston s conviction was Ai Quot ii View this county. Reports j Good work it has Don it in the past Quot rom Manilla state that Rev. Kuhn should commend it to the general a As won a warm place in tie hearts Public. F the members he congregation a Here by his earnestness and untiring Effort s to build i Che Congro nation. He is Well liked personally Indianapolis dec. 13.�?Stock re professional club met last night hogs Quot off Quot again. While in politics he entertained lavishly at his Beautiful Home South the i a now the ice Hurst Schosid Home. He had Many distinguished men among his guests. The Huston i Home was then before and after-1 talks by . Elliott Ward he scene Many elegant so prof. Coon and . My Quot Kwh. It ial functions. Moves to new Voitik. The professional club held an in-1 after the last failure the i i Teresing meeting at tie Commer Zens Bank in. Huston with his fam ial glub rooms last night. Or >8i-1 by members the Church Covy today were As follows hogs Nart Meni which has pros Pierel it in 0 Cale �00 calves 300 luring his pastorale. Sheep and lambs 000. Has been convicted Ising the mails to defraud. Dent . Wilson occupied the chair. I . It. H. Elliott a diverted an inter jesting talk la necessity and ad-1 Vantage the pure food Law Poi ing out that Hie police could easily Aid in having better enforcement by j suggesting to Mieir grocers that sugar barrels and other food Rece Ptach s be Keiit covered. Dealers he said were always a Mger for tie Good will the a Blic. Prof. C. S. Coons pointed out in another interest aug talk How easy it would be equip a local Laboratory ily removed to new York where ii it 8 abolished hims As a promoter. With ii Etta it Hilt a s st \. Later he went o and was associated with he son Hetty Ireen rated he i it Hes woman in Hie world. Or. Green stopped off in come Osville once to Call . . During the last in years few conic Erville people had knowledge his business affairs. He is now about sixty three years age. is Mccomi save. A Washington special i Laid last i hat health officers might use to test Nigin gives lie following facts rela articles i f food. While his he Tive to . Huston s conviction and j said would not be official it would the charge its a iii h it is based i a nut Asur ably effective Check afer being for several Houi it a he Aale improper food stuffs it the jury in he Ca i it he to nixed to Weir findings were made it Public. Stati a against i. N. I Lusis a brought in a it a duct night. The verdict was Quot guilty As Huston was convicted Gehu r wit i Harvey m. Lewis Cim in Uati o., and it ice went into he Juliji it a some Leverett Dufour iii sky in j Louth. A i it Point made was that j Dic Menth Cliar Ging the use thu much depended the presiding mails to defraud in connection with judge and that the Public Alom d. W. Mckee was he tii ird and last Sii Eaker. His topic was Quot the Laws delay Quot he delay Offen encountered in obtaining Justice. Or. The operation the National Truit company and other concerns. The trial ift ted live weeks Antl the h had the remedy in their Landh selecting Wise and compe Leut judicial officers Keller hot Len Hull. Gwendolyn Hill Artlia Carter and mrs. Edna Faullin Williams. The offer these generous spirit cd Young ladies was voluntary and they will surely find sufficient pleas ire and Reward in the glad Christmas cheer that tho dolls will impart to the Little unfortunate lassies Inners Vilie. Santa s h a Del arters. The Odd Fellows building will in the past be the Headquarters for Santa Claus the Trust yes the Lodge having generously Given the room Gratis for the use the committees who will engage in the work tying up the packages. The Pur a Hasing con Imidee will begin their work Early next week and Ere saturday comes it is hoped hat All will be in readiness for delivery tie children. Home the office the news and it Lead All come freely too. This is now the beginning a fund which it is believed will grow quickly to Large proportions for none who knows the conditions at the Barton Home can doubt that thu cause is a worthy one. The fact t Fiat Charity is thus at work Mak Quot i he Accident no less regrettable but i bids fair at least to relieve to a extent the pitiable station ill that stricken Home. So the seventeen dollars starts the fund and i a script is to the same will b try Adit received at the news office at any Ime. This is no to be confused with the Santa Claus fund from which it is quite distinct. Three score and ten last sunday luit Allmut Munson Androws is still in heal tit. Nal los Oplt Hil Drax. The names Many children Are being received for remembrance but the news Lopes beyond everything Llinat not a single needy child will be without Christmas Climer. Names children May l i sent to this office Given to any one the ladies name above. Be Sun that the name its Ages and a i rei st a the Childr ii Are Given. The names seven it Hidren were received Ai tin s office thi morning but while the it it re Given the Ages the children Ute missing. This makes it hard for tile ladies who up the gilts to know what to give. My. Maki trip in Alt. Saida will this year make his trip red at lii Agio it tie Cit it in . M a. I afternoon r. B a. M. Andrews formerly a prominent local citizen and the founder the old reliable drug store but now a resident Lawrenceburg reached his Seventieth birth anniversary last sunday. He writes the news hat he is enjoying Good health and adds Quot the Days our years Are three score years and ten and if by reason st Rengdi hey be four score years it in their strength labor and sorrow for it is soon my off and we ily away a chert Munson Andrews born december 11, is to at a it non ind. Row at depot. A disturb sauce some sort occur big four depo yesterday a Man named listed president be motor Clark Anil a Young Man from East .1. X. Ill Stox former prominent Connersville banker who with two business associates has been convicted by a Ashington jury fraud in connection with operations he National Trust co. He will ask to new trial. Shop has advised the news a ii conic Erville named Florea it is in wii Ltd furnish As Many a Cliitis s de stood. The ii Ruu understand get Essary to deliver the Christmas Ingia that he rouble arose from Piir Kancs Ami that it news has Lumuir ily he fact Florea having called accepted ins most generous Otter. J Clark a name but just what Hap Santa s a it it will make opened from what exam t cause has their rip the Day preceding Christ not been Learned As no arrests were Mas i made. 1 wednesday s evening news. Little John Barton the nine year old son . And mrs. James w. Barton had both legs Cut off by a freight car at twelve thirty clock this afternoon. The Accident happened at the big four switch near ninth Street. The Little vict m was his Way to the ninth Street school where he attends and was playing with some other children Between the main track and the Blind switch. As nearly As can be ascertained the Crew the freight train was making what is known As a running switch and a car which had been Cut Loose from the main train was rolling along the switch toward another car., which stood at the extreme North end the same lust at the fatal moment one master John s Little companions gave him a push which sent him out Between the rails in front the moving car. To toppled and fell backward with both legs lying across the West rail and before he could move again tho cruel trucks had done their irreparable work. A crowd soon gathered and in a Short time physicians arrived. The child was bundled into an automobile and taken to the Home his parents who live in a cottage in the Little Colony which is situated just South the Ansted Spring and Axle works. He was taken Home. It seems at the instance his parents especially his grandparents who forbade the Shyti Ciapas to take him elsewhere. Wax tit him at Home. Quot i want Johnny to stay right Here Quot said his aged Grandfather Between his sobs Quot and i la die before i see him moved from the in firm and grief stricken grandmother showed the same spirit and though the parents were More reasonable the two elder people were so determined that entreaties physicians ind friends and the full explanation the bettor advantages for recovery which the patient would have if removed to a Hospital failed to move them. While these discussions went the boy Lay quietly a bed in the same room. His eyes were open and he was entirely conscious but had been Given sufficient opiates to Deaden the pain he might otherwise have Felt. He lost considerable blood. Once a news representative Bent Over the shattered Little form and asked Quot do you know who pushed you the track Quot he saw the aim the question at once. Quot no Quot he answered Quot but he was Juet in seeing the determination the grandparents to keep the child at Home tho physicians improvised an operating table and amputated the legs. The grief the near relatives the mangled boy is too harrowing to be described in detail. The household has had its share trouble for Only two years ago a Little Daugher fell from a Wagon while the family lived in muscle and received injuries from which she died. So anxious were the physicians in charge the Case to remove the b07 to a Hospital where they might operate under better conditions the continued Page your

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