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WESTPORT MAN WINS JUDGMENT AFTER 11 YEARS Insurance Case First Filed at Greensburg Heard Three Times. Bu Timex Sp< rial , GREENSBURG. Ind.. Oct 19 An insurance claim case which was tried in the Decatur circuit court here eleven years ago wid since then has been through both the In diana supreme and ap~ late courts, has been settled in the local trib unal. Asa result of the end of the liti gation, the Federal Life Insurance Company of Chicago, has paid Matthew D. Harding of Westport, $4.519 87, Harding filed suit in March, 1918, to recover cash surrender value of a policy originally issued by the Inter-State Life Insurance Com pany of Indiana, which was later bought by the Federal company of Chicago, the buyer taking ovgr the Indiana company’s policies. At the trial held here before Cir cuit Judge John W. Craig, it was decided that Harding could not re cover, the court upholding a con tention of the company that Hard ing had paid only 60 per cent of premiums, and that the unpaid bal ance with interest, exceeded the amount due for cash surrender. Harding replied that the policy he held was one of a number issued by the Interstate company under a special contract, which required payment of only 60 per cent of pos sible premiums unless an assessment was levied, which action had not been taken. On appeal to the appellate court. Harding was again defeated. He transferred the case to the Indiana supreme court where the opposite view was taken, resulting in pay ment of the judgment. NEW NATIONAL HEAD OF LEGION VISITS M’NUTT Commander and Predecessor See Football Games Today. B.u Time* Speeial BLOOMINGTON. Ind., Oct. 19. O. L. Bodenhamer, national com mander of the American Legion, is a guest here today of Paul V. Mc- Nutt, former legion head, to witness the Indiana-Colgate football game. Bodenhamer. who was chosen suc cessor to McNutt as head at the convention in Louisville, has accept ed McNutt’s invitation to visit Bloomington Nov. 20 also. A ban quet at the Masonic Temple prob ably will be given for the national commander, Dr, F. D. Hope, head of the local post, announced. The meeting will be open to the public. El Dorado. Ark., is Bodenhamer’s home. He has been national ex ecutive committeeman of the legion for Arkansas, and was chairman of its national legislative committee in 1924-1925. He entered the World war service in April, 1917, as a recruit. He had attained the rank of major w'hen he was discharged from the in fantry in July. 1919. Since then Bodenhamer has been engaged in the brokerage business In El Dorado. TAX RATES INCREASED Final Injuries Fixed for Monroe County’s Townships. Bv Times special BLOOMINGTON, Ind.. Oct. 19. Final tax levies for townships of Monroe county, have teen fixed, following review of the state tax board. The general rate is slightly high er. The state rate increa c e ac counts for 6 cents of the amount. County levies are increased by 6‘i cents to meet maturing county unit road bonds, and for the redecora tion of the courthouse. Although the county unit law was passed in 1919. bonds on work in the county did not corfie due until this year. It is pointed out the county has reached its limit of 2 per cent in issuing county unit bonds. FARMERS WILL MEET Fifth District Bureau Session to Be Held Monday. Rv THmes Special CRAWFORDS VTLLE, Ind. Oct. 19.—The fourth quarterly meeting of the Fifth district of the Indiana Farm Bureau will be held here Mon day with William H. Settle, state burse?: president, as the principal speaker." Others on the program include Mrs. Gertrude C. Modlin and B. B. Benner, both of the bureau, and M. 'tfiiff Townsend of Marion. Election of a district director will take place during the session Home Brewer Sentenced Bit i-tt ex Special MARION. Ind. Oct. 19.—Harri son Snyder pleacted guilty to viola tion of the liquor law. in city court and was fined SIGO and costs and sentenced to thirty days in jail, by Mayor Jame. H. McConnell. Sev eral hundred bottles of home brew were conftreared by a police raiding squadi at Snyder's home. The minimum sentence was imposed when evidence that Snyder's wife 1s in poor health was presented. Veteran Blacksmith Dies Bit United Presx GOSHEN. Ird., Oct. 19.—A veter an of a passing craft. David J. Mil ler. 79. who died here Thursday after working for fifty-eight years as a blacksmith. All his business life was spent in the same shop and. the same adjoining home. Auto Damages House Bn United Press RENESSELAER, Ind.. Oct. 19. An automobile driven by M. R. Mc- Lemore of Rochester crashed into the side of a house occupied by Riley Tullis here. The front porch was demolished, one side of tl\e house caved in and much plastering knocked from the walls. Silent Wife Rule Barring Evidence Against Husband Used at Muncie. I Itu I nit fit Tret# MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 19—The state of Indiana is unaDle to prose i cute a case here due to. appliance : of the rule baring a wife from testi fying against her husband. William Warfel is charged with shooting with intent to kill. His wife. Char lotte DeLong Warfel is the only witness available for its prosecution. They were not married at the time 'of the shooting. Mrs. Warfel asks ; annulment of her marriage on the grounds that she was forced and coerced into marrying Warfel and was unconscious when the ceremony was performed. The state holds that the defendant married her to I prevent her testifying at the trial. 1 Nevertheless the defense successfully invoked the rule against a wife’s testimony Warfel shot through a window at a rival for Mrs. Warfel’s affections before their marriage. At time for trial the shooting victirf} who had recovered from a wound, did not appear and the prosecution was un able to find another witness. SEVENTY STILL FACING ARREST More Capiases to Be Served in Lake County. Hu I nihil Pram GARY, Ind., Oct. 19.—Federal ac tivity in the Calumet district during the last twenty-four hours has been near a standstill, although Dr. H. E. Miner, deputy marshal of the Ham mond federal district, has approxi mately seventy fgderal capiases awaiting service in Lake county. Dr. Miner has accepted the sur render of Anna Sage, reputed com mon-law wife of Martin Zarcovich, East Chicago detective chief and one of the defendants in the Mayor Raleigh P. Hale liquor conspiracy case. The woman is charged with in timidating federal witnesses. She was released on bond of $3,000. An other alleged Gary bootlegger, Ar thur Noton, also submitted to arrest. BURGLAR SENTENCED Indianapolis Man Admits Guilt at Greenfield. H.il l ime* special GREENFIELD. Ind., Oct. 19.—Ar thur Houyaux of Indianapolis is un der a one to ten-year sentence im posed in Hancock circuit court here on a plea of guilty to grand larceny. With Mrs. Stella Weiler, Houyaux was arrested several weeks ago fol lowing a series of burglaries in farm homes of Johnson, Hancock, Shelby, Bartholomew and other counties in this section. She refuses to admit guilt and is preparing for trial. BULLET VICTIM DIES Son-in-I,aw Wanted in Crawford County Tragedy Still at Large. /?/ Times Rticrial ENGLISH, Ind., Oct. 19.—Murder changes will be filed against Hugh Mathers. 21. Crawford county au thorities announce here, as the re sult of death of his father-in-law, Wliliam Jones. 50. whom Mathers shot Wednesday at the Jones home, near Marengo. Mathers and his young bride had been separated for several weeks, during which time she stayed at the parental home. He shot his father-in-law when refused permis sion to enter the home, he told friends before fleeing. He had not been apprehended. CHURCH TO CELEBRATE English Lutherans of Richmond in Existence 45 Years. P.ii Times Special RICHMOND. Ind., Oct. 19. Forty-five years of congregational history will be commemorated by the First English Lutheran church here Sunday with the three pastors that have served the church present. The congregation is the first Eng lish Lutheran group formed in Wayne county, although there were German congregations here since 1830. Dr. J. W. Kapp. of Cincinnati, executive secretary of the National Lutheran Brotherhood, organized the church in 1884 and served as its pastor eighteen years. He was succeeded by Dr. E. H. Howard, now of Springfield, 0., who served for fourteen years. Dr. C. F. A. Dressell has been pastor the last thirteen years. Prisoners Damage Jail Bu Times Special GREENCASTLE. Ind.. Oct. 19. Prisoners at the Putnam county jail in the past several months have caused considerable damage tq the building, by removing water pipes and tearing holes in walls in_ at tempts to escape. Tax Rate Higher Bu Times Special MUNCIE. Ind.. Oct. 19—Muncie will be operated next year on a tax levy of $2.94. an increase of 26 cents over this year's rate. This was decided when the state board of tax commissioners made slight reductions in city and county bud gets. A SIO,OOO decrease in an ap propriation for Ball Memorial hos pital was ordered. Hoosier Surgeon Elected Bu United Press CHICAGO. Oct. 19.—Dr. C. Jeff Miller, New Orleans, was elected president of the American college of surgeons at its convention here. Dr. Phillip H. Kreuscher. Chicago, and Dr. Miles F. Porter, Ft. Wayne, Ind, were named vice-presidents. STATE LIBRARY 1 SESSION TO BE i HELD AT GARY A-nnual Conference Will Be Opened Wednes day. llv 7 ime.x speeial GARY, Ind., Oct. 19.—The In diana Library Association will con ' vene here Wednesday in its thirty eighth annual session to continue through Friday. Registration will tike place on Wednesday morning at the Gary Commercial Club rooms' in Hotel Gary- The visitors will be welcomed to Gary at an afternoon session by Judge Ora L. Wildermuth, libra ry trustee here. Others on the aft ernoon program will be George B. Utley and Elinor Mose, both of Chi cago. and Margaret Reynolds. Mil waukee. Wis. Banquet on Program The annual association banqut t will be held Wednesday evening, at which the principal speaker will be Dr. William M. McGovern, author and explorer. A play will be pre sented by the dramatic department of the Gary library. A round table session will be held Thursday morning. Luncheon will be served at Lake Front park. Speakers during thp afternoon will be Professor C. D. Frank of the University of Chicago and Mrs. Frank J. Sheehan of Gary. A motor tour of the Dunes will follow. ' Dictionary Editor Booked " The principal speaker at a ses sion Thursday evening will be Sir William A. Craigie, formerly editor of the Oxford dictionary. Others on the program will be Inez Cran dle, Evansville, and Mrs. Dana H. Sollenberger, Kokomo. Louis J. Bailey, director of the Indiana state library, will preside. “Book Production" will be the topic of the closing session Friday morning. C. D. La Follette, W. H. Solle and Howard Vincent O'Brien will be on the program. In the afternoon the visitors will tour Gary steel mills. Church Given $3,000 Bu Times Special CONNERSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 19. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Frazee have contributed $3,000 to the Central Christian church here on condition that it give an equal amount, the money to be used for making im provements to the church building, including Sunday school rooms and redecoration. VETERAN HELPLESS DUE TO HICCOUGHS Daniel Boone s Knife —Maybe By United Press SULLIVAN. Ind.. Oct. 19. A knife with the inscription in raised letters, “Da. Boone,” is being exhibited here by Police Chief James H. Willis, who says he found it in a hol low tree near Sullivan. Willis is convinced the knife was left in the tree by the famous pioneer woodsman, Daniel Boone, and that it gives con clusive proof Boone frequented the Wabash valley when most of it was an unexplored wil derness. SLOT MACHINES FOUGHT Crawfordsville Police Begin Clean Up of Gambling. Bu Times Special CRAWFORDSVILLE. Ind., Oct. 19.—For the second time in two months, police have ordered all slot machines and similar gambling de vices removed from the city. Hundreds of complaints have been received by officials in the past week from mothers of school boys and girls who have been spending money in attempts to “beat” the machines. Police said that all fu ture violations of the law’ will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. It was estimated by officials that more than fifty machines have been in constant use during the past few weeks. Mexico Buys Indiana Hogs Bv Times Special FRANKFORT. Ind., Oct. 19. Chalmer and Fay Avery of near Michigantown and James A. Beard <fc Son of near Frankfort have sold twenty head of Poland China year ling gilts and Duroc Jersey spring gilts to the secretary of agriculture of the Republic of Mexico to be added to a herd of swine at the National College of Agriculture in Mexico City. Mother of Two Killed B.V Times Special GARY, Ind., Oct. 19.—Mrs. Vera Hamilton. Mishawaka, was killed instantly and her husband Joseph and two children seriously hurt when the family automobile was struck by a South Shore electric train at a crossing east of here. Two on Truck Hurt By United Press BLUFFTON, Ind.. Oct. 19. Serious injuries were suffered by Lew Williams, Bluffton grocery truck driver, and his stepson, Ger ald Penrod, when a truck was struck at a grade crossing near Peterson. Both are expected to recover. Pension BIH Favored Bv Times Special MUNCIE. Ind., Oct. 19.—Passage of the Robinson pension bill for Civil war veterans and their widows was indorsed at the seventh district convention of the Women's Relief Corps, held here. More than 150 women attended. Mrs. Ida K. Sny der. South Bend, department presi dent, submitted a report. THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES Blacksmith at 98 Still Busy in Middleboro Shop fRs * \ §B| Qnjj Jm I fSEMHyr v " Vi' • John Hawkins at his anvil DRINK SEEKER SHOT FATALLY Tragedy Enacted After Threat at Bar. Bu United Press TERRE HAUTE, Ind.. Oct. 19. Trouble was what Walter Sheldon, 31, promised would develop if he did not get a drink of liquor in the soft drink parlor of Howard Wight. Today his body awaits burial. Walter Mahoney, 24, who shot Sheldon to death, said 1 his victim threatened to blow up the place if not given a drink, and started to make good his promise by firing at Irene Wright, an employe, and him self. Mahoney dropped behind the bar, grabbed a gun, crawled to the end of the bar and shot Sheldon. He is held pending investigation of the shooting. Meuse-Argonne Survivor Sues Government for Insurance. Bu Times Special EVANSVILLE. Ind., Oct. 19. Charles H. Kramer, World war vet eran, who has been unable to work since he was demobilized in 1919, is suing the government he served on an insurance policy. Owing to wounds received in service, Kramer is subject continually to hiccoughs and could barely speak while testify ing in Federal court here before Judge Robert Baltzell. The court took the case under advisement. Counsel for Kramer brought a victory medal and a piece of shrap nel to the hearing. These brought a sharp remark from Alexander Cavins. assistant district attorney. “Why display those relics of war here?” Cavins inquired of Attorney Louis Roberts, the veteran’s coun sel. “Why didn't you bring a flag into the courtroom? I brought home shrapnel, too.” “I won’t let a United States attor ney do that,” Judge Baltzell re marked to Cavins. Kramer was wounded while fight ing in the Meuse-Argonne sector in 1918. He was struck by shrapnel in the shoulder, arm and leg. DIPHTHERIA KILLS TWO Precautions Against Spread Taken * at Columbus. By Times Special COLUMBUS, Ind., Oct, 19.—With three cases of diphtheria reported here, two of which resulted in deaths of children, physicians are taking precautions against spread of the disease. The cases reported have all been in homes where children attend the same school and it is feared many other children have been exposed. Dr. Bertha M. Clause, school phy sician, is conducting an individual examination of school children children daily. Deaths were those of Bobbie Moore, 6 years old. son of Mr. and Mrs. William Moore, and May Greenfield, 8. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Greenfield. Aged Couple Wed Bv Times Speeial COLUMBUS. Ind.. Oct. 19.—Sher man H. Butts, 72. of Henryville, who lost two wives by death, claimed his third bride. Mrs. Susannah Thomas, 57, here. They were married by the Rev. Alexander Sharp, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Mrs. Thomas had been married three times be fore, her husbands dying in 1891, 1925 and 1927. Three Cows Win Honors Bv Times Special BLOOMINGTON. Ind.. Oct. 19. Three purebred Jersey cows owned by C. T. Oscar Schacht of Bloom ington. have qualified for the regis ter of merit of the American Jersey Cattle Club. Director Initiated Bv Times Special GREENCASTLE, Ind., Oct. 19. Russell Alexander, new director of publicity at De Pauw university, has been initiated by Sigma Delta 4Chi. national professional journalistic fraternity, t Bu 'Times Special J MIDDLEBORO, Ind., Oct. 19. With eighty-six years of blacksmith - Ing behind him, John Hawkins, 98, is to have anew shop here, built by funds contributed by citizens, his oid place having been destroyed by fire recently. “I have coon hunted, danced, fid dled and fought,” Hawkins replies v/hen asked the reason for his long life. He has used tobacco since he was 12 years old, and during the day of the saloon, liked a drink of whisky, “But I would not think of drink ing the sort of stuff they have these days.” the old blacksmith asserts. “I think it would shorten my good life.” The blacksmith has never been a ghuren member. He states his creed on religion in the following words: “I always believed that if I lived the right sort of life here on earth, the hereafter w r ould take care of itself.” Although there are relatives with whom he could make his home, Hawkins lives alone. His wife died twenty-two years ago. Horses are no longer shod in the Hawkins shop, automobiles having practically wiped out that line of work. However, the aged man keeps busy repairing farm implements and making butcher knives. In the spring of this year he pointed 100 plow shares. He is a fiddler—not a violinist—and has won fourteen prizes in contests. He is still able to dance, his hearing is good and he has never worn glasses. CHARGES EXCEED 1,125 IN LAKE COUNTY CASE Government Prosecutors Make Out ine in Advance of Trials. lip United Press SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 19.—An outline of charges against Mayor R. P. Hale, Chief of Police James Reagan of East Chicago and others indicted in the recent federal grand jury probe of Lake county, is in the hands of government prosecu tors today. More than 1,125 separate offenses are listed in the “dummy” outline. Those against whom indictments have been returned are charged wtih conspiracy to violate the fed eral prohibition laws. Five figures familiar to the un der world of Indiana Harbor are named in the preamble of the in dictment as having taken part in the conspiracy. They were not in dicted. It is believed they escaped by serving as government witnesses here in the recent grand jury in vestigation which returned the in dictments. LEGION MEN TO MEET District Session at Spencer Sunday Will Hear Leader, Bu Times Special BLOOMINGTON. Ind., Oct. 19. A delegation from the Burton Wc-ol ery post of the American Legion here will attend a district meeting J in Spencer Sunday, at which Forest Harness of Kokomo, Indiana de partment commander, will speak. Other speakers will be Mrs. Betty Haymond of Columbus, president of the state Legion Auxiliary and Mrs. Claire Thurston, its secretary. Business sessions will be held in the morning. After dinner social activities will occupy the meeting. Seven delegates were appointed to attend from the local post. Two Killed in Crash Bu United Press GARY, Ind., Oct. 19.—Two Negro workmen were killed and five per sons were injured Friday night when a gravel truck returning a group of workmen to Gary over turned as it crashed into a parked auto. William Bolden, 38, and Lee Eckels. 40. are dead. Girl Remains in Coma Bu Times Special GARY, Ind., Oct. 19.—Lacking but a few hours of being uncon scious three days, Rose Konachek, 17, is at a hospital here where she was removed after being found lying in a street, apparently the victim of a drug. Garage Robbed of $25 Bu Times Special WHITELAND, Ind.. Oct. 19 —Two bandits in an automobile with an Ohio license, hald up a garage here early today and escaped with $25, taken from a cash register. One bandit took the money while the other kept a garage employe covered with a revolver. Apple Tree Blooms Bu Times Special GREENCASTLE. Ind., Oct; 19. An apple tree on the farm of Marioi} Wright, near here. Is in full bloom. GOVERNOR WILL BE IN PORTLAND AS Hi, E. GUEST Executive Also Scheduled for Speech at Home- Coming Sunday. Bu l imes special PORTLAND. Ind.. Oct. 19.—Gov ernor Harry G. Leslie will be the honored guest and principal speaker at a Governor’s day and home-com ing program of the Methodist church here Sunday. An all-day program has been ar ranged. starting with Sunday school at 9:15 a. m., when men and women leaders in Sunday school work in neighboring counties will serve as teachers. A men's Bible class ses sion will be addressed by Max Sha fer of Muncie. auditor of Delaware county. The pastor, the Rev. Herman R. Carson, will conduct a love feast, a form of worship popular many years ago. as the morning program. An informal reception for Governor Leslie and other guests will be held from 11:30 until noon, when a din ner will be served in the church’ basement. R. D. Wheat, former judge of Jay circuit court, will be the toastmaster. Several numbers will be given by the Treaty City quartet of Greenville, O. Governor Leslie will be the speak er at an open meeting to be held in the afternoon in the church auditorium. He will be taken on a motor trip over the city after the program. Among other guests who have ac cepted invitations to the event are the following: James P Goodrich, former Indi ana Governor, and Mrs. Goodrich, Winchester: Judge and Mrs. L. A. Guthrie, Mr. and Mrs. Fred McClel lan, the Rev. and Mrs. Loren Ross, Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Foreman, all of Muncie; Judge and Mrs. A. L. Bales, Winchester: Mr. and Mrs. George L. Saunders, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Stine, Bluff ton; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Burk, Hartford City; Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Walters, Decatur; Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Bay; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Schugg, Berne; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hines, Richmond. SLAYER JONVICTED Indianapolis Negro Given Life Prison Term. Bu Times Special DANVILLE, Ind., Oct. 19.—After only fifteen minutes deliberation a jury in Hendricks circuit court here convicted Levi Miller, 22, Negro, of slaying Louis Milller, 63, night watchman at the Cole Motor Com pany plant in Indianapolis, Feb. 23, and was given a life sentence in prison. The Negro had been tried twice, a jury disagreeing at the first hear ing held here in June. The case was brought here on a change of venue from Marion county. COURTROOM CHAT PROOF OF SANITY Aged Woman Released After Talk With Evans ville Judge. RM Times Special EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 19.—Mi 3. Mary Bickel, 74, who chatted amiably with Circuit Judge Charles Bock during a hearing to test her sanity convinced the court her men tal state is satisfactory, and was re leased. George Lehman, a son-in-law of the aged woman, caused the test to be held. Two physicians presented a divided report on Mrs. Bickel’s mental state, one holding her sane and the other insane. , Asked by Judge Brock what her troubles had been, Mrs. Bickel re called death of her husband and an attack of influenza she suffered. “The flu left me weak,” she said. “If it had been back in the good old days when I could have gotten some whisky and quinine I-would 'have been all right. But I’m glad I came up here. I’ve enjoyed the experience and don't hold anything against my children. Well, I’ve got to be going now. I’ve got to go home and cook my dinner.” The judge let her go. Three Places Padlocked Bu Times Special MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 19.—Three alleged speakeasies have been pad locqed on orders of Circuit Judge L. A. Guthrie. The padlock ac tions were instituted by Prosecutor Joe H. Davis after liquor violation convictions had been returned against the proprietors of the places. Defendants were Russel Eley, Carlton Petty and Jesse Brink ley, Cycle Thief Sentenced Bv United Press CONNERSVILLE. Ind., Oct. 19. A one to ten year sentence in the state reformatory was given Cecil Evans, motorcycle thief who escaped from the Connersville jail the day before his trial was originally sched uled. First Licence Arrest Bu Times Special COLUMBUS. Ind., Oct. 19.—Cur tis Hawk, 20, was arrested here on a charge of operating an automobile without a driver's license. He pleaded not guilty in city court. His arrest is the first to be made in Bartholo mew county under the new state license law. Youth Killed in Cave-in r,/ Times Special RALEIGH, Ind., Oct. 19.—Nor man Ging, 19. son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ging near lu?re. was fatally crushed in a gravA pit cave-in at) Built on Rum ncident in Muncie’s Early History Bares Liquor’s Role. Bu Timrit Special MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 19.—Liquor may be the curse of the present day, but it served as the foundation for the city of Mun- > cie. This was revealed when a his torian delving into the early an nals of Muncie, found that the first cabin built "bn the present site of Muncie, was constructed on funds paid by drunken Indians alter they had attacked a tavern keeper. , The drunken Indians were or dered to pay $2,000 to their victim and the money was taken from annuities of the tribe. The tavern keeper used part, of the money to buy the greater part of the present site of downtown Muncie and the remainder to build a house. .SLAYING CHARGE ERASED BY LAW Cortland Man Released in Death Case. Bu Times Special BROWNSTOWN. Ind., Oct. 19. —A manslaughter charge against William Judd of Cortland, which lias been on the records of the Jackson circuit court here nearly two years, has been dismissed by Judge James A. Cox on motion of Edward Massman, prosecuting at torney. After nearly a year had elapsed, Judd was tried on a charge of be ing responsible for the death of Melville S. Coryea, a crossing watch man for ttye Baltimore & Ohio railroad in Seymour. A jury dis agreed. The trial cost Jackson county $1,500. Prosecutor Massman, in asking dismissal, declared it would be dif ficult to obtain a jury for another trial. Coryea was killed in January, 1928, when thrown against a train at a Seymour crossing. It was charged a truck driven by Judd struck the watchman. NEW ROAD PROPOSED Illinois Citizens Want Highway From St Louis to Terre Haute. Bu United Press TERRE HAUTE. Ind., Oct. 19. A Uijited Sttaes highway in Illinois to be known as No. 40, is being urged by Illinois citizens near here. A meeting of advocates of the road will be held at Pana, 111., Tuesday, Oct. 29. The new highway would extend across Illinois from St. Louis to Terre Haute, passing througn Ed wardsville, Hillsboro, Shelbyville, Mattoon, Kansas and Paris. — —— It’s Progress BsU Time * ft'Dedal TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct. 19—A building 103 years old is being razed here to make way for a filling station. The struc ture is the Linton building, erected in the downtown sec tion here in 1826. It was built to endure, workmen tearing it down have learned. Joists and other heavy timber are of black walnut, as is most of the other wood. Brick were made in Vigo county’s first brickyard. Murder Trial Set Bu Times Special TERRE HAUTE. Ind., Oct. 19. John Van Hook will go on trial in Vigo circuit court here Monday charged with the second degree murder of Austin Sweet, an attorney fatally shot in his office last spring. Van Hook, then a deputy constable, quarreled with the attorney when he attempted to arrest him on a charge of violating a state fishing law. New Library In Use Bv Times Speeial CRAWFORDSVILLE. Ind., Oct. 19-—A new reference library of 200 volumes is available to students tak ing modem languages at Wabash college here. Most of the books are gifts from the private libraries of Professor F. C. Domroese, C. E. Leavenworth and A. D. Easterling of the Wabash faculty. Wire Hampers Radio Bv Times Special GREENCASTLE’. Ind., Oct. 19. A piece of loose wire hanging from electric light lines of the Wabash Valley Electric Company was found to have been the cause of radio in terference here the past few nights. A SAFE, SURE ROAD If financial success is the goal, choose the safe roAd to destina tion—the smooth, straight road called “Regular Saving.” There may be other roads that seem shorter, but are filled with impedi ments, some detour aimlessly, getting nowhere. Putting a few dollars a week, every week, in a saving account with this Strong Trust Company—the Oldest in Indiana—which adds interest at 4 per cent, is the finding of a straight and safe road. THE INDIANA TRUST STSKI §u a rplus $2,000,000.00 Ground Floor Safe Deposit Vault OCT. 19, 1929 INDIANA TRIBUTE WILL BE GIVEN PULASKI SUNDAY Gary Program Includes Parade Expected to Draw 10,000. Bv Timex Special GARY, Ind., Oct. 19.—Indiana's observance of the Pulaski sesqui centennial will center here Sunday afternoon in a program which In cludes a parade in which IO.OOQ persons are expected to march. The parade will include the famous Black Horae troop of Culver Mili tary academy and a dozen bands and drum corps. It is expected nearly an hour will be required for it to pass a given point. A memoral program will follow at Gleason field. American and Polish flags will be unfurled by a detail of Culver cadets. The Black Horse troop will give an exhibition and there will be contests for the band drum corps. A reception for visitors in Oar.v will be held at 5 o’clock at Hotel Gary and a 6 dinner will be served there. The concluding program of the i day will be given in Meamrial hall at 8 p. m., opening with parading of the American and Polish colors by Culver cadets. National anthems of the two countries will be played by the Emerison high school or chestra. An address of welcome will be delivered by William F. Hodges, state senator. The Lake County Choral Society of 300 voices will be heard in two sections. Speakers will Include Edmund Kalenski, Polish consul at Chicago; Major Norman Imrie of Culver academy, and Frederick Landis. Lo gansport newspaper editor. An eu logy on Pulaski will be delivered by Rabbi G. J. August, of Gary. BLOOMINGTON SCOUTS TO SEEK $5,000 FUND Nine Teams to Canvass CHy Mon day and Tuesday. Bu Times Special BLOOMINGTON. Ind., Oct. 19 The local Boy Scout drive for finances will be held Monday and Tuesday, with contributors being accorded associate membership in the White River area council. The city has been divided into districts for the campaign, and nine teams of six men each will canvass the city in an effort to raise $5,000. Team members will carry certifi cates of associate membership to the council and will present them to contributors immediately on re ceipt of donations. Captains of teams are the Rev. W. E. Moore. M. R. Currie, Dr. F. H. Austin, John Hoadley, Robert Ellis, Dave Wiley, Will Scott, J. M. Nurre and W. A. Karsell. Nurre, Wiley and Karsell will lead the “flying squadron,” teams seek ing larger donations. W. E. Clevenger, secretary of the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, ■is directing the drive, assisted by H. R. Jorgenson, city scout execu tive. LIQUOR DEFENDANTS HIT Technical Pleas at Muncie Will Result In Federal Charges. By Times Special MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 19.—Attor neys who use technicalities in de fense of alleged liquor law violat ors will bring trouble upon them selves. This is the announcement of Prosecutor Joe H. Davis who says that in the future where technicali ties are relied upon in conducting the defense, he would file the cases in federal court. Russel Eley, charged with liquor law violation, had filed a motion here to quash on the grounds that the search warrant was bad. The case will be taken direct to the United States court, Davis says. Wagon Driver Hurt Bu Times Special GREENCASTLE, Ind., Oct. 19. Paul Hurst, Mt. Meridian farmer, was badly bruised when his wagon! loaded with gravel, was struck by a car driven by F, p. Hocker, El Reno, Okla. Veto rants to Give Program By United Press TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct. 19. Edward B. Schaub of Indianapolis, state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be here Arm istice day for a program to be given by Lawton-Byrum post. Road Near Completion Bv Times Special BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Oct. 19. State Road 37 from here to Bedford will be open for traffic Nov. 15, if present weather conditions continue, representatives of the state highway commission announces. Strawberries Ripen Bv Times Special NOBLESVILLE, Ind., Oct. 19. Harry Fetty, farmer living south of Noblesville, has ripe strawberries in a garden at his home. There are many green berries on vines.