IN JAIL BREAK
Man Under Life Sentence
Also Attempts Escape
at Crown Point.
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CROWN POINT. Inti., Jan. 20.
A wide search is being directed by
Sheriff Joseph Kyle for Louis Radio.
Hammond bandit, who escaped from
the Lake county jail here through
a hole in a well. The jail is in
course of reconstruction.
Radio was held pending transfer
to the state prron to begin serving
a flfteen-vear . "ntence for robbery.
He had been released from a cell
for a conference with his attorney,
the lat er leaving without advising
jail attendants. When they started
a search, the er<~ape was revealed.
Authorities arc also seeking a per
son who smuggled saws to Frank
Herzic, another bandit. Bars in a
cell occupied by Herzic, under a life
sentence in prison for robbery, and
Harley Cochrane, had been partially
sawed when Sheriff Kyle discovered
the break attempt, having been in
formed by Chicago detectives that
a man had gi* en information Her
zic and Cochrane were planning to
escape in the men’s cell were found
ladders made of beddine.
CONFERENCE IS HELD
BY CHAMBER GROUP
•Forward Indianapolis” Movement
Ts Discussed at Luncheon.
Chamber of Commerce members
trtioso names begin with G. G. and
S attended a conference at the
chamber today noon to hear the
“Forward Indianapolis" movement
and "Achievement Week” explained.
Clifford L. Harrod. general man
ager and industrial commissioner of
the chamber, was the principal
speaker. Frank Gates, vice-pres
ident and chairman of membership
conference, and Haword E. Gavin,
director, also spoke.
Members whose names begin with
K. L, R and T will attend Tues
day's luncheon, and those with M,
O, P, U, Y and Z. Wednesday’s.
All applications for window ex
hibits by manufacturers for the
“Forward Indianapolis” week must
be made to the Chamber not later
than Saturday, Harrod announced.
FLIER TAKES SERUM TO
News of 2,000-Mile Flight’s Success
Received at Bluffton.
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BLUFFTON, Ind., Jan. 20.—Word
has been received here that an avia
tor with anti-rabies serum sent
from Johannesburg, Africa. Jan. 8,
has arrived safely at Malenje, South
Africa, after a 2.000-mile flight over
uncharted jungles and swampland.
A special message to the Rev. G.
F. Hubbartt, pastor of the First
Methodist Episcopal church here
from Thomas A. Donohugh. Johan
nesburg, chairman of the board of
foreign missions there, told of the
The serum was taken to a physi
cian at Malenje who is treating Mrs.
J. C. Wengatz, wife of a mission
ary, suffering from the bite of a
FIRE CAUSES DAMAGE
Early Discovery by Pedestrian Pre
Fire, believed to hav ebeen of
Incendiary oroigin, caused sls dam
age to an unoccupied and dilapi
dated two-story house at 433 Toledo
street early today.
Discovery of thee blaze by a pe
destrian and an early alarm to lire
companies prevented its destruction.
Fire department officials were un
able to locate the owner.
Fire starting from a motor
caused $lO damage to the Marshke
machine shop at 1815 Madison ave
nue at midnight.
MURDER TRIAL OPENS
Frankfort Police Slaying: Case Be
fore Court at Lebanon.
Sv S’* letter Service
LEBANON, Ind., Jan. 20.
Charged with the murder of Amos
Hamilton. Portland policeman.
Clyde Jones. 24. went on trial today
In Boone circiut court here. He is
the I *• white man to be tried on
such . targe in the local court in
twr- j .’ars.
1 officer was slain while taking
Jones to jail following his arrest as
a suspect in numerous filling station
EXTRA VACATION TIME
Employes of the Indiana Bell
Telephone Company who are mem
bers of the national guard will be
permitted to attend the two weeks’
training camp with pay. and also
will be given their regular vacation
periods. Previous to the ruling made
today by company officers, time
spent in camp was considered th
vacation periods of employes.
The ruling also affected employes
belonging to the officers reserve
corps at discretion of department
ACCUSE WOMAN MEDIC
Bv I'nitnl ?r*t
CHICAGO. Jan. 20— Dr. Effie L.
Lobdell. noted woman surgeon in
Chicago since 1891. faced charges of
murder by illegal operation today.
Dr. Lodbell, released on SIO,OOO
bond, denied the charges which were
made on the complaint of Fred H.
Sobbry, who charged that his wife.
Slgnia, died Dec. 1 as a result of an
Illegal operation performed by Dr.
Flies Bankruptcy Plea
Samuel A. Culver, attorney and
abstractor of Tipton, today filed a
voluntary bankruptcy petition in
federal court, listing liabyities of
|Mjl9 and assets of W9i
Story Book Romance Dies
The “story romance” of Rosamund Gluck Powell, shown above, and
Ralph Powell, inset, has come to an end in the Omaha divorce courts.
Powell gave up a $l5O-a-week position as secretary to Mrs. Arthur
*choellkopf. widow of the Niagara <N Y.) Power Company executive,
who inherited $55,000,000 upon her husband’s death, to marry Miss
Gluck, who Is Mrs. SchoGikoofs niece. The couoi" disregarded Mrs.
Bchoellkopf's disapproval of their marriage and Powell took a job as
real estate salesman in Omaha at $l5O a month. Now he has filed suit
for divorce and asks custody of Ralph Jr., their 4-year-old son. Powell
was three times Missouri valley tennis champion.
MOMENT OF DEATH
IMPORTANT IN SUIT
Ups and Dozens
Bu Times Special
GREENFIELD, Ind.. Jan. 20.
—Because the Hancock county
courthouse here is not equipped
with an elevator, hearing of a
divorce suit brought by Charles
Arnold against Mrs. Anna C.
Arnold, was held in two rooms.
One of the witnesses, Mrs. Wil
lis McGuire was too ill to
climb stairs to the regular
courtroom on the third floor,
so her testimony was heard in
a small room on the first, after
which the hearing moved to
the third floor. Arnold won a
SEIZED RUM DWINDLES
Five Quarts Instead of Twelve Cases
Revealed at Muncie.
Bu Times Special
MUNCIE. Ind., Jan. 20.—Cases of
genuine liquor consigned to un
identified persons here as cotton
goods in a shipment by railroad
dwindled greatly on being exam
ined by authorities.
Instead of twelve full cases of
whisky, a crate contained but five
short quarts of that liquor and three
quarts of Gordon Rogue, product
of G. H. Mumra & Cos., Rheims. In
a second case was found six quarts
TRAMP ADMITS MURDER
Escaped Convict Held in Florida for
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JACKSONVILLE. Fla., Jan. 20.
A tramp picked up by two patrol
men Sunday night proved on ex
amination today to be Leo Landry,
escaped long-term convict of Con
Landry confessed, Inspector E. L.
Acosta announced today, that he
was one of three bandits who killed
Detective Willie D. Smith here Fri
FRANKFORT MAN' SLAIN
Laborer’s Murder Believed Prompted
by Desire to Rob
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FRANKFORT, Ind., Jan. 20.
Robbery is believed the motive of
the murder of Jefferson Cullom.
65-year old laborer, whose body was
found in bed at his hoihe Sunday.
Cullom had been beaten to death,
apparently about the middle of last
It was thought that a fellow
workman must have learned of sav
ings Cullom was supposed to have
noarded. No clue to the murderer
has been reported.
HEROIC DOG LOSES
Mother Survives Flood; Pups Die
Hii Times Svcri-il
L| AFAYETTE. Ind.. Jan. 20.—A
mother dog faced the rising
waters of the Wabash threatening
her and a litter of pups marooned
on a knoll in the middle of the
flood waters until rescued by
Policemen Otis L. Johnson and
James R. Fry.
The officers made a perilous
boat trip to the little spot of land
where the dog was feebly howl
The dog scrambled upward as
the water rose, until finally she
could go no higher. The waves
were lapping over the island as
the policemen removed the family.
The pups died of hunger and cold.
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PRINCETON. Ind.. Jan. 20.
With the Patoka river at the
highest stage in history during the
flood last week, employes of the
Princeton Water Company pump
ing station prepared to pyt into
service a gasoline engine, an aux
iliary power source, which is above
the level of electric motors used
regularly in operating the plant.
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OTWELL. Ind., Jan. 20.—Tillee
youths living near here had
a thrilling flood experience which
nearly cost their live*.
Possession of Estate De
pends on Whether Man
or Wife Died First.
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NEWCASTLE, Ind., Jan. 20.—1n
Henry circuit court Jan. 27, an ef
fort will be made to determine
which of two persons died first in
a crossing tragedy, which brought
almost instant death to a man and
A decision is desired in an effort
to distribute the estate of Mr. and
Mrs. Luther Coons, near Middle
town, killed southeast of Muncie,
April 2, when an interurban car
struck their automobile.
All property was in the husband’s
name, but if he died even a frac
tion of a second before his wife, for
that length of time the property
was hers, and at her death, would
pass to her relatives. If she died
first, the property would be inherited
by Ulysses Conn, a brother of the
Ulysses Conn has assumed posses
sion of the property on the theory
that his sister-in-law was the first
to die, but his claim is being con
tested by several of her relatives,
mostly cousins, including Howard C.
ROSENWALDS IN ROME
Philanthropist and Bride to Visit
Egypt on Honeymoon.
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ROME, Jan. 20.—Mr. and Mrs.
Julius Rosenwarld arrive dhere to
day on start of their honeymoon
tour. Making headquarters at the
Hotel Excelsior, they visited Ravel
lo and Sorenton and Tuesday will
make an excursion to Pompeii. They
will leave for Egypt probably Fri
day. aboard the steamer Esperia.
Old Days Recalled at
State Dental Meeting
DANVILLE STORE LOOTED
Stock and Money Stolen Reach To
tal of S6OO.
Bu Times Special
DANVILLE, Ind., Jan. 20.—Bur
glars in the Hadley clothing store
and cleaning establishment con
nected with it took loot valued at
S6OO, a list of which reads like an
inventory of the stock, including the
Four dozen wool socks, a half
dozen white shirts, one dozen suits
of underwear, fifteen pairs of shoes,
one dozen scarfs, two overcoats,
eight suits, three dozen ties and S3O.
The youths, Harvey Gilham,
Jesse and Harry Traylor noticed a
house floating down a river. They
thought smoke was pouring from
a chimney and concluded some
persons might be in the building.
Setting out in a boat in an ef
fort to reach the house, the three
were thrown into the water when
a large log upset the boat. Two
of them held to a log and the
third to a tree and after three
hours of calling for help, were
rescued by Will Mulkey and Bon
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Y fINCENNES., Ind., Jan. 20.—A
’ baby girl was bom in a com
crib while flood waters lapped all
around, a Red Cross report re
The stork, flying in the face of
a strong north wind bringing zero
temperature, left a daughter with
Mrs. Robert Mullens, who was
forced from her home when a
levee break submerged it last
week. A neighbor woman was
the only attendant.
Lance Hall. Oaktown. broke
his way through the ice in a mo
tor boat and took food to the
THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES
IN COAST GUARD
SOURCE OF QUIZ
Pair Held as Bootleggers
Scheduled for Hearing
in U. S. Court.
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CLEVELAND. Jan. 20.—Inquiry
into allegations of bribery among
Lake Erie coast guards was turned
to Clevalnd today.
James A. Courtney, alleged Toledo
bootlegger, and D. F. Coughlin, said
to be his business partner, were
scheduled for herring late today be
fore United States Commissioner M.
J. Monahen, on charges of conspir
acy, smuggling and possession of
Courtney was arrested in a hotel
here Nov. 30. He is reported to
have confessed paying $2,500 last,
summer for the release of a speed
boat carrying contraband, seized in
Three former members of the
Marblehead (O.) coast guards are
in Erie county jail at Buffalo,
awaiting military trial this w r eek on
charges of accepting the alleged
$2,500 bribe from Courtney.
BEAT AGED MAN
Robbery of War Veteran,
85, Foiled by Noose.
Bu Times Special
NORTH VERNON. Ind., Jan. 20.
—Jennings county authorities an
nounce three youths have confessed
making a bruta. attack on Charles
Hiatt, 85, Civil w r ar veteran, at his
home near Vernon the night of
The accused, held in the county
jail, are Paul Rousey, 18; Burton
Carson, 18, and Edward Little, 21.
They are awaiting trial on charges
of assault and battery with intent
According to the confessions, the
youths fled without making an ef
fort to find money, because they
were frightened when a door
slammed after they had beaten the
aged man. He fell back Into a room
almost senseless as a result of the
HEAD OF ASTRONOMY
DIVISION WILL SPEAK
Professor to Discuss Sun Eclipses
Total eclipse of the sun last May
in the Philippine Islands will be
discussed by Professor W. A. Cog
shall, head of the department of
astronomy of Indiana university, at
the Indiana university extension
center, 122 East Michigan street, at
Professor Kenneth P. Williams
will speak on constellations at the
center Feb. 21. The lectures are
open to the public.
Popular science courses for the
second semester will begin Feb. 18.
The regular second semester cur
riculum opens Feb. 10.
Find Man’s Body in Lake
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WAKEFIELD, Mass., Jan. 20.
The body of Frank D. Costello, 40,
who disappeared last November
with the remark that he was going
to “pull out,” was found by skaters
on Lake Quannapowitt Sunday.
Speaker Compares Present
Methods With Those
“Away back when—teeth were
extracted three for a quarter.?’
Memories of those days in the
late “eighties” pervaded the con
ference of officers of Indiana State
Dental Association today and the
annual clinic of the Indianapolis
Dental Society in the Lincoln.
Dr. Victor H. Knapp of Evansville,
president of the state body, in an
informal talk harked back to those
days when molars were pulled on
the same basis as merchandise was
sold in the grocery stores and meat
markets beneath the dental offices.
"Then a dentist would pull three
teeth for a quarter, but now the
individuality of the special tooth
and the care necessary enter into
dental practice,” he said.
At today’s meeting plans were
made for the annual convention
here next May. A banquet tonight
will close the one-day session.
Indiana Printers Elect
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ANDERSON, Ind., Jan. 20.—Offi
cers elected at the closing session
Sunday of the Indiana conference
of the typographical union are:
President, G. L. Mitchell, Indian
apolis; vice-president, Thomas
Kane. Lafayette; secretary, G. B.
Perry County Pary Feb. 15
Arrangements were made for a
party Feb. 15 by the entertainment
committee of the Indianapolis Asso
ciation for Former Perry' County
Residents, at the home of Edward
Dittrich, 1020 Parker avenue, Sat
Petition for Finn Purchase
Petition was filed with the public
service commission today asking
that the Interstate Public Service
company of Indianapolis be per
mitted to purchase, for $4,000, an
electric line on the Three Notch
road, known as the Suburban .Elec
tric Service Compaq
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VINCENNES, Jan. 20.—A
baby girl was born in the
humble surroundings of a com
crib, while inland flood waters
lapped all around, a Red Cross
The stork, flying in the face
of strong north wind bringing
zero temperatures, left a
daughter with Mrs. Robert
Mullens, who was forced from
her home when a levee break
submerged her home last week.
A neighbor woman was the
Lance Hall, Oaktown, broke
his way through the Ice In a
motorboat and took food to the
Milroy Man Acquitted of
Bit Times Special
RUSHVILLE, Ind., Jan. 20.—After
a bitterly fought trial in Rush cir
cuit court here, extending through
a week. Clarence Brown stands
cleared today of a charge of em
bezzling funds of the old Milroy
bank, of which he was cashier.
Several attorneys appeared for
both state and defense, the prose
cutors including Merle Wall and
George Huffsmith, assistants of
James M. Ogden, Indiana attorney
It was charged Brown took $300.10
of the bank’s funds three years ago.
Before the* trial proper, a pre
liminary proceeding resulted in a
defeat for Brown. He pleaded that
his constitutional rights were being
violated, asserting that he had once
before been in jeopardy for the
same offense. He w’as acquitted of
embezzlement from the bank in
May. However, the state’s conten
tion that the case tried here re
ferred to an entirely different case,
was upheld by Julian C. Sharpnack,
MRS, BiCKEL DIES
Mother of United Press
Head to Rest in Illinois.
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NEW LONDON. Va„ Jan. 20
Mrs. Emelie Anderson Bickel, moth
er of Karl A. Bickel, president of
the United Press, died here of pneu
monia in her seventy-fourth year.
The body is being taken by Karl
Bickel and his syster Sarah of
Lynchburg to Geneseo, 111., for
Mrs. Bickel is survived by six
children, a brother and a sister. The
children, in addition to Karl and
Sarah, are Mrs. Frank White of
Rockford, III.; Basil F. Bickel of San
Francisco; John G. Bickel of Akron,
0., and Frank Bickel of East Moline.
The sister is Mrs. H. A. Ainsworth
of Daytona Beach, Fla., and the
brother is Frank Anderson of Min
Mayor, Chamber Head Join
in Calling Session
to Rush Work.
Attention of public officials and
business groups will be centered on
large capital outlays for improve
ment projects in 1930, at a business
conference in the Chamber of Com
merce Thursday, called jointly by
Mayor Reginald H. Sullivan and
Paul Q. Richey, chamber president.
The conference will seek to en
list co-opoeration of public officials
and business interests in stimulating
employment and business by start
ing public and private building proj
ects at once, in accordance with
President Hoover's suggestion.
Projects expected to be engaged
in by the city during 1930 include
additions to city hospital, a large
flood prevention project on White
river south of Morris street, eleva
tion of the Belt railroad, already
under construction; construction of
an administration building and
hangar and other improvements at
the municipal airport, remodeling
of the city prison, new sewer de
velopments in Broad Ripple and
Irvington, street repairs and re
surfaeing, addition to the Marion
county children's guardians' home,
construction at parks and several
other smaller projects.
Investigations now are under
way to see whether the customary
delays on account of legal “red
tape” can not be shortened for all
of the proposed public improve
ments. Richey will preside Thurs
day and G. M. Williams. Marmon
Motor Car Company president, will
be the principal speaker. Mayor
Sullivan will open the meeting.
LIONS OFFICIAL GUEST
Secretary-General Will Attend
State Session Here.
Melvin Jones, secretary-general of
the International Association of
Lions Clubs, will be guest of honor
at the state meeting of officials of
Ldons Clubs in the Claypool
Wednesday. Visiting officers will
be entertained by the two city clubs
at a luncheon in the Lincoln fol
lowed by a business session in the
Long Marriage Ends
By Times Special
PRINCETON, Ind., Jan. 20.
Nearly forty years of married life
were ended in Gibson circuit court
here when a divorce was granted
Mrs. Mary M. Hensley from Jacob
M. Hensley on the grounds of cruel
ty. The couple was married in 1890
and separated in 1928. They have
four children, the youngest 26 years
‘Running Mate’ of Blonde
Gunwoman Tells of
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PHOENIX. Ariz.. Jan. 20.—At
tempts to identify the other two
members cf the trio which shot and
kil'>l highway Co _ poral Brady Paul
were being made by officers today
after Glenn Dague, captured in a
gun fight in the mountains near
here, admitted his part in the shoot
Dague, according to Sheriff
Wright, confessed Sunday to par
ticipating in the Paul shooting and
wounding of Private Ernest Moore
on the New’ Castle-Harrisburg road
in Pennsylvania last Dec. 27.
Today, Sheriff Wright and his
assistants are trying to prove their
theory that Mrs. Irene Schroeder,
taken here with Dague and known
as the "blond trigger woman cf
Pittsburgh,” and her brother, J. W.
Crawford, were Hague’s companions
in the Pennsylvania affair.
In admitting his complicity
Dague would not say which of the
three assailants of Brady Paul shot
the highway officer. Mrs. Schroe
der is his sweetheart and fought
with him in a gun battle against
Arizona officers prior to their cap
ture here, it is charged. Craw
ford's whereabouts is not known.
MURDERER OF TWO
FACES TRIAL TODAY
Insanity Plea to Be Made at
Muncie for James
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MUNCIE, Ind., Jan. 20.—Trial of
James E. S. Wood, charged with
the murder of George and Elizabeth
Heath, aged farm residents near
Cowan, opened in Delaware circuit
court here today with Judge L. A.
Robbery was the motive of the
murder, according to Wood, who
has confessed the crime, but in
whose behalf counsel will make a
defense of insanity. Depositions of
persons who were acquainted with
the defendant in Albany, Ky., his
home town, where his wife and
three children reside, were to the
effect that he is of unsound mind.
At the conclusion of the evidence,
Judge Guthrie will receive a report
from three Muncie physicians of
their opinion as to the prisoner’s
sanity. The doctors were appointed
by the court under a recently enact
ed Indiana law. They are Drs. Earl
S. Green, Hugh A. Cowing and Will
NAME DANCE CHAIRMAN
Thomas IVoodard Heads Butler
Thomas Woodard, 6015 Dewev
avenue, has been
man for the annual
freshman dance at
was made by Ed
class president. The
dance is given each
spring for the en
tire school. A co
ed elected by stu
dents and desig
nated as “the
freshman rose,” will
been selected for
the dance, date of which has no:
Bar Association Elects
NOBLESVILLE, Ind.. Jan. 20.
Officers for 1930 of the Hamilton
County Bar Association are Meade
Vestal, president, succeeding Judge
J. F. Neal, and Ralph Waltz, suc
ceeding himself as secretary and
To some women the calendar is a
tyrant, with certain days set aside
for pain. Such martyrdom ii
needless! Midol—acting directly ori
the organs affected—disposes of
every bit of pain at such a time.
Midol Is not a narcotic. It does
nothing to interfere with the nat
ural and necessary process, but it
eases the organs in five to seven
minutes in even the most severe
cases. Furthermore, the woman who
takes a tiny tablet of Midol in time
will experience no suffering at all.
For your own sake, investigate
Midol and see how reliable and
complete is its relief—no matter how
hard a time you’ve always had. At
every drugstore in trim aluminum
case for 60 cents -.AdvertiMimfßt
at Butler U.
By vote cf Butler university stu
dents, Miss Betty Jeanne Davis,
3269 Central avenue, senior and
member of the Kappa Kappa
Gamma, w r as declared the most
popular co-ed on the Butler campus.
Robert Jarertt of St. Louis, soph
omore, back field man on the But
ler eleven and member of Sigma
Chi, was declared the most popular
man on the campus. Jarrett, with
less than 100 of the more than 1,000
votes cast, was declared the winner
when the Sigma Delta Chi chapter,
judging the contest, detected exten
sive ballot box stuffing by members
of a fraternity, who advanced a
member for the honor.
Judges alleged pledges of the
offending fraternity clipped approxi
mately J.OOO coupon ballots from Fri
day’s issue of the Butler Collegian,
student newspaper, and signed the
names of students, copied from the
student, directory, as votes for their
Investigation disclosed the names
of some students appeared on as
many as three ballots.
Pu Times Special
PRINCETON, Ind., Jan. 20.
—AI Boren, Gibson circuit
court bailiff, called names of
187 persons three times each,
those of defendants in a suit
to quiet title brought by Lewis
Whiting. Nearly an hour was
required for the task, which
was in obedience to a legal rule
that where defendants are not
in court at ah appointed time,
each name must be called three
times in "an audible tone of
TWO GRANTED LEAVES
Butler Instructors Released to Take
George Schumacher, English in
structor, and Miss Violet Beck,
German instructor, at Butler uni
versity, have been granted leaves of
absence to do graduate work, ac
cording to university authorities.
Mrs. Orville M. Brunson of Earl
ham college, will fill the vacancy
caused by Miss Beck. Schumacher’s
successor has not been named.
Martin Gaudian and Helen Cade,
who joined the Butler faculty re
cently, were named instructors offi
cially. Chester Camp, assistant in
structor of economics, will return
to the faculty at the beginning of
the second semester, after a leave
Address Feb. 13 Campaign Start for
Organization of additional brother
hoods will be undertaken by Meth
odist churches of Indianapolis fol
lowing an address at St. Paul’s
Methodist Episcopal church Feb. 13
by E. Dow Bancroft, layman leader
of Methodist men.
A joint meeting will be held for
the address. Churches where
brotherhoods and men’s clubs do
not exist will form organizations.
First Woman on Board
Bu Times Poecial
NOBLESVILLE. Ind., Jan. 20. —■
The new Democratic city council
has named Mrs. Vern Wicker, Re
publican. a member of the Nobles
ville school board. Mrs. Wicker is
the first woman member in the
history of the city. In reorganiza
tion of the board, Mrs. Wicker was
chosen president. Other members
are C. M. Gentry and L. L. Hankley.
WAS TOO BAB A TUNE
MR. JACK A. HAINES
REM is quicker. Clings
to the throat. Starts
relief immediately /fll
JAN. 20, 1980
TO SPEED WORK
Authorities Hold Suspect
During Probe in La Porte
Pi/ Times Special
LAPORTE. Ind.. Jan. 30.—An in
! vestigation of 1930 cattle rustlins
which Is carried out with speedy
trucks instead of the old method of
driving cattle away, is being made
bv Laporte county authorities. John
Wynen. 37, Chicago, is being held
as a suspect.
Sheriff Tom McDonald arrested
Wynen on the outskirts of Rolling
Prairie, in a community where
farmers had organized themselves
as an armed posse in an effort to
break up cattle stealing.
The farmers notified the sheriff
after a truck with a cattle hauling
body, to which w’as attached a run
way to facilitate loading the ani
mals, was driven back and forth
over a stretch of road several times.
Wynen asserts a man whose name
he does not know employed him to
drive with him from Chicago In
the truck, saying he wished to get
some cattle he had bought. Later
Wynen says the driver instructed
him to stand guard with a shotgun
while he stole cattle. Wynen re
fused. He declares his companion
threatened to shoot him, and that
they parted company.
When arrested. Wynen was In
possession of a shotgun and some
ammunition. He fold the sheriff
that after leaving the truck he had
walked to a point near Rolling
Prairie from the Laporte-St. Joseph
The sheriff has received several
complaints of cattle stealing re
cently in the northern part of La
porte county. With a fast truck
the sheriff points out the thieves
can get loot to Chicago for sale early
in the morning after committing
thefts the preceding night.
MAN HELPING CONVICT
KEEPS IDENTITY SECRET
Appoints Self Guardian and Takes
Ward From Marion Jail.
By Times Special
MARTON, Ind., Jan. 20.—A man
who refuses to permit disclosure of
his identity has appointed himself
! a good Samaritan to Ray Andmours,
| 33, paroled convict from the Indiana
| state prison who a few days ago
I surrendered here to Sheriff Jacob
| Campbell of Grant county, saying
I he wished to be returned to the
| Andmours declared he was with
out work and was cold and hungry.
The sheriff released Andmours to
his guardian, who promised to take
care of him.
AGED MAN SLAYS WIFE
nu Tima* Snecial
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., Jan. 20.
—Phillip Miller, 77, Wood township
farmer, shot and killed his 37-year
old wife Emma, and is near death in
a hospital here of a self-inflicted
Neighbors told authorities the
couple had often quarreled. Chester
Miller, 13-year-old son of Mrs.
; Miller, had left the home, scene oi
the shooting, because of the discord
and there were no witnesses to the
The couple had been twice mar
ried, Dec. 16 being the date of the
GETS CIRCULATION POST
Former Times Employe Will Head
Ohio Newspaper Department,
Walter Hoots, formerly circulation
manager of The Inidanapolis Times,
has been appointed circulation man
ager of the Cincinnati Euquirer.
Hoots also was assistant circula
tion manager of the Indianapolis
Star and has been an executive in
the Circulation department of the
Chicago Herald and Examiner four
Freak Accident Fatal
Bu Times Special
MARKLE, Ind., Jan. 20.—Charles
Furgeson, 56, while felling a tree
near here, was killed in an unusual
accident. As the tree fell it caught
for a moment on the limb of an
other. The limb, when released,
flipped back, striking Ferguson on
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