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BORDER GUARD'S TALE BACKED UP BY RUM RUNNER Companion of Wounded Man Bolsters Story of Patrolmen. Bv United Prees DETROIT, Jan. 24.—Two cus toms border patrolmen who shot Walter Grundt. 27, a suspected rum runner, today found their stories of the shooting corroborated by Grundt's companion. Drawn from hiding by the report that his pal needed blood for a transfusion, Roy Fountain. 33, who admitted he was with Grundt, came to the hospital to offer his blood. Today he was examined by Ward Culver, chief assistant county pros ecutor, and then freed. Culver said Fountain admitted he and Grundt were trying to run in a load of beer, and that the officers called to them to halt and that it was the third or fourth shot that hit Grundt. Was Not Armed ♦ Fountain said he was not armed, and so far as he knew, Grundt did not carry a gun. “It was my first load and I was particularly anxious to land it,” Culver said Fountain told him. "That was why I told Grundt to row back from the landing. After he was shot, I rowed the boat, to the landing down river, throwing off the beer on the way. When I landed, I went to get aid and when I returned they had taken him away, so I beat it, too." Grundt Improved Fountain said he asked Grundt to aid In bringing over the load of thirty cases from Canada. Grundt was to have half the load for his share, Culver said Fountain told him, with Fountain providing the beer and the boat equipped with runners for ice passage. Grundt, who had charged he was fired on without warning, was re ported somewhat improved today. Culver, while reserving decision, indicated after hearing Fountain’s story, that he would not prosecute Clare Hopper, federal employe, who admitted the shooting. CHICAGO BOMBERS Racketeers Are Blamed by i Police; Damage Is Slight. Bv United Press CHICAGO. Jan. 24.—Police hunt ed officials of the Handbill Distribu ters union today, after two black pow’der bombs exploded almost simultaneously in two distributing company offices on the southwest side Thursday night. The explosions occurred within a few minutes of each other and only a few’ blocks apart. Four men near the buildings were knocked down by the blasts, but not hurt seriously. Police learned both shops had em ployed nonunion labor and blamed labor racketeers for setting the bombs, which caused more noise than damage. DISPLAYS ARE PROMSED 300 Firms to Aid in Achievement Week Program Feb. 3. Three hundred window displays have been promised by business firms and manufacturers of Indian apolis to the Chamber of Commerce for an "achievement week” which begins Feb. 3. Products made in Indianapolis and Marion county will be displayed in downtown store windows through out the week. Firms desiring win dow space should communicate with chamber officials. Former Resident Dies Bj/ Timm Sveeial ECONOMY, Ind., Jan. 24.—Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. C. F. Martin, at Bentonville, Ark. She was the wife of Dr. C. F. Martin, former resident here. She was a sister of Dr. J. C. Franklin, Economy. /.FLORIDA FLUIIMiO Now a fast Pennsylvania train, room sleeping car equipment The Flamingo, offers a conven- through to Jacksonville and lent schedule to Florida East Miami. Coach Service. Coast. Note its schedule below. For the Central Lakes region The Flamingo carries drawing The Flamingo makes conven _____ _ ientconneetionsat Jacksonville to all the resort cities both THE FLAMINGO there and on the West Coast. (Standard Tima) Lv. LNDUNAFOUS 4:10 P.M. * * * j' c. Dirt- Ar.W.PALMB CU5.35 A.M. sion Passenger Agent, 116 Mon- Ar. Miami 7:30 A.M. ument Place, Indianapolis. __„J Phone, Riley 9331, Pennsylvania Railroad AND LOUISVILLE A NASHVILLE R. B. WJjg_ ‘Wotta Relief, ’ Chorus Gangsters; Charlies Going Back to the Sticks By l nit* and I'm** CHICAGO, Jan. 24.—Charlie Fredenclioon out grew his native environment in Coldwater, Minn., and, like Alexander, sought new worlds to conquer. In casting about for a place suitable for one of his talents, Charlie decided that Chicago offered a future. So, armed with his diploma from the Mozley Detective school in Los Angeles, his star, which bore “S. M. O.”—self-made officer, and a nickel plated pistol in a hip holster, Charlie came to Chi cago to see about catching the St. Valentine's day massacre machine gunners and other gangsters. Before starting his duties. Charlie felt the need of a bit of recreation, and went to a State street theater, Just around the comer from Bugs Moran’s headquarters. An usher spied the tell-tale bulge on Charlie’s hip and called in several of Chicago’s detectives, most of whom never took a correspondence course in sleuthing. FREE BLONDE IN MURDER TRIAL Chicago Jury Exonerates Genevieve O’Brien. Ttv United Prmii CHICAGO, Jan. 24. Blonde Genevieve O'Brien, exonerated of charges that she helped to murder her husband to climax a clandes tine romance, went home to her father today, leaving her erstwhile sweetheart, Samuel Howard Dorr, in the county jail, facing impris onment the rest of his life. Mrs. O'Brien was acquitted In three hours Thursday night by r. jury after one of the fastest murder' trials in Cook county history. Four days from the time she left her cell for the courthouse she walked out, freed. The 23-year-old defendant fin ished her testimony, denying on cross-examination that she knew about a plot to kill her husband or that she had anything to do with the actual shooting in the bath room of their apartment above the Dorr home. Dorr, convicted last* week of O’Brien’s murder, remained in jail, with life imprisonment in prospect;. VETERANS WIN IN SUITS Awarded Compensation in U. S. Court for Insurance. Judgments in favor of plaintiffs in two war risk insurance suits were returned in federal court Thursday by Judge Robert C. Baltzell. Jchn Alley of Windfall, Ind., World war veteran, whose leg was amputated recently as a result of shrapnel wound he received in the Argonne Forest, and Ira M. Collins of Fort ville. Ind., father of Dale J. Collins, now dead, were the plaintiffs. Collins will receive the entire amount of the policy, SIO,OOO, and Alley, whose claim was alleged to be $57,50 a month for 240 months, from May, 1919, will be paid $13,700 and a 10 per cent attorney fee al lowance in each case. Poor Teeth—Poor Health Can Yon Afford to Neglect Yours? Good Work—Moderate Prices The People’s Dentists 3fl West Washington Street HOCKS--S a. m. to 6 p. m. Sundays—o a. m. to 12 m. fLETCHER AMERICAN NATIONAL Largest Bank in Indiana "That’s all right, sarge,” Charlie told Sergeant Andrew Carroll, "I’m a detective, too." To prove it, Charlie produced his diploma. "Now what you guys ought to do to catch these gangsters is some shadowing and roping. I’ve done a good bit of it in my time. You follow ’em and then get into their confidence—” Sergeant Carroll was duly impressed and thankful for the tips, but just as a matter of form took Charlie before Judge Herbert Immenhausen. While the judge didn’t cast ary reflections on Charlie's abilities as a sleuth catcher, he ordered the mail order pistol confiscated and Charlie put on parole for a year. “You aren’t a regularly constituted officer, you know,” Judge Immenhausen apologized, “and the law leaves me no choice, however much I might want to help you to achieve fame.” Charlie thought today that he would go back and help the Coldwater marshal some more. ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH By United Press CARACAL, Rumania, Jan. 24. While members of the fire brigade were busy "Getting their whistles" in a nearby saloon, the local fire house with all equipment was burned to the ground. The firemen returned home in time only to receive the informa tion that all of their personal be longings had gone up in smoke to gether with the fire truck. They were arrested by policemen who had been battling the flames in vain for almost an hour. Corps to Be Trained GREENSBURG. Ind., Jan. 24. The* Boy Scout drum and bugle corps here, one of the prize groups of Indiana, has accepted the re sponsibility of training a newly-or ganized twenty-five-piece drum and bugle corps of the American Legion at Batesville. The local corps is one of the few which has successfully interpreted waltz time in drum corps routine. f Individuality i 1 #| P come to the inevitable con- ,rt * h center drawer ’ p Trade In Tour Old Furniture Hal K,' Free ” I Evening Appointments Arranged The KIRK Stores P Eas.SU, INDIAN’S LARGEST FURNITURE RETAILERS EaJt S neto „< |§i Street [ 1~3 South St., Greenfield | Street THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES FOUR CHILDREN DIE IN BLAZE Two Others Hurt in Leap . From Window. Bv United Press OTWAY, 0., Jan. 24. —Four children were burned to death, two others were injured when they jumped from a second-floor win dow’, and six others escaped unhurt when fire swept the Lawrence Perry farm home near here today. The fire broke out while the twelve children and their father and mother were sleeping. An overheated stove on the first floor of the frame house was believed responsible. Those burned to death were Raymond, 16; Elsie, 10; Elmer, 8, and Bessie. 6. CHICAGD ASKS CDRPDRATIDNS FDR HUGE LOAN Windy * City Pockets Pride and Approaches Big Firms. BY MERTON T. AKERS, United Press Staff Correspondent CHICAGO, Jan. 24. Chicago pocketed its pride today and asked its corporations for a loan of $50,- 000,000 so it can pay its employes, buy coal to heat poorhouses and hospitals and keep its children in school, with the result that rail roads, public utilities and bankers indicated tentatively that they would furnish the golden flow of money to lubricate the wheels of government, now almost stilled. Six different plans for relief, proposed by as many groups, were considered. Os the six, the one advanced by William H. Malone, state tax commissioner, appeared to offer the most hope. Thursday, Malone, who said he felt like he was "butting in,” ap proached the Illinois Central, the Rock Island and the Chicago, Bur lington and Quincy railroads with the proposition that they put their surplus funds into tax anticipation warrants and thus turn into the treasury some of the millions neces sary for operating Chicago for the next few months. The tax commissioners of the roads indicated that they would throw in their reserves if Malone could promise that the money could be applied on actual tax payments when and if they are collected. Malone took the offer under advise ment. Today Malone approached Samuel Insull, utilities magnate, guiding genius of a score or more corpora tions whose assets help to give Chi cago its place among the foremost industrial cities of the world. Ma lone will ask Insull to promise his and the corporations’ aid along the same lines. KAH N -TAI Ltfßl (Ready-to-Wear Department) .... and Now ... a New Group of 264 Hand-Tailored KAHN SHITS ( Read y-f or-Wear) Your judgment will confirm these values as truly exceptional. Complete assortments. Late styles and patterns. Sizes 34 to 18. 175 KAHN SUITS OVERCOATS at 5 | at 2fU% OFF —the remainder of our $19.29 clearance. Goodly assortment in most sizes. Ready to 1 lit On KAHN TAILSTRINQ Retail Department—Ready-to-Wear Section 2nd Floor Kahn Bldg.— Washington and Meridian Loan Body Re-Elects By Times Special , ANDERSON, Ind., Jan. 24. Directors of the Madison County National Farm Loan Association were re-elected at a meeting held in .JAN. 24. 1930 the Anderson public library. Joseph T. Day, secretary-treasurer, an nounced that several large farm loans were granted during the past year. Dividend checks were dis tributed.