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$300,000 SPAN TO AID FLOOD CURBJROJECT Q, & 0. Railroad Will Build Bridge Over Wabash at Peru. Bu Times Special PERU. Ind.. May 17.—Work on a flood control project in the Wabash river to start here Monday, will be aided by the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad in construction of a bridge over the stream to cost $300,000. Ewing Shields At Son Company, Indianapolis, holder of one of the contracts for the work, and which for two weeks has had a force of men clearing the river near the present C. St O. bridge. Monday will begin dredging operations. Earth and debris removed in the dredging will be utilized in building a levee. The project will follow plans pre pared by war department engineers. Railroad officials announce the bridge will be built during the sum mer. The present span has been partly to blame for the flood situa tion here, as it blocked flow of the river to some extent. The new span will also eliminate two curves in the railroad's lines. The new briflge will be built a short distance west of the present span. It will be supported by five piers and two abutments and have a length of 600 feet. It will be eight feet higher than the old bridge. Civil engineers of the railroad are engaged in making soundings in the river to locate limestone strata on which the supports of the bridge will rest. U. S. DEFENDANT FROM IMPERIALISM CHARGES Assistant Secretary of State Speaks at Earlham College Institute. Bv United Press RICHMOND. Ind.. May 17. I Charges that the United States pur sues an imperialistic policy in its relations with Latin-American Re- j publics, were denied here by Fran- | cis White, assistant secretary of j state, speaking at the institute of : polity, at Earlham college. The institute closed today. White sketched in a general way the relations which exist between the United States and the Latin- American countries, emphasizing that the distrust of these republics in the motives of their gigantic neighbor, is rapidly disappearing. An address on “China” was de livered by Professor George G. Wil son, Harvard, in which he spoke of the United States as the domi nating power in the Pacific, and | pointed out this country's attitude j toward the Orient. STADIUM WORK BEGINS Completed Purdue University Bowl Will Seat 23,300 Persons. Bv United Pei xx LAFAYETTE. Ind., May 17. j Work of completing the Ross-Ade • stadium at Purdue university began ; three hours after a contract was | awarded to A. E. Kemmer, Lafay- j ette. Completion is expected by Oct. 4 , when the football champions of the Big Ten open the 1930 season against Baylor university. The new capacity will be 23,300 spectators. In addition to completing the dosed end of the bowl, plans call for construction of additional rest rooms, a larger press box and im provement of ramps and entrances. D. OF A. IN SESSION District Meeting of Women’s Lodge ! Convenes at Richmond. Bv Times Special RICHMOND, Ind., May 17.—This city is host today to a district meet ing of the Daughters of America lodge. Delegates are present from Newcastle, Honey Creek, Lynn, Knightstown, Connersville and Richmond. Mrs. Pearl Fletcher, Newcastle, district councillor, is presiding. During the evening a large class of candidates will be initiated into the order. The degree team from Newcastle will be in charge of the work. A memorial service for all de ceased members in the district was held, in charge of Mrs. Chloe Ste phenson, district recording secretary. Supper will be served in the dining room of the First Christian church by members of the church. Slayer Acquitted Bn United Press NEWPORT. Ind., May 17.—A Vermillion circuit court jury here returned a verdict of not guilty in the case of John Dolph. 35, Univer sal. charged with second degree murder In connection with the death of James Fasetti, Universal. The jury reported after seven hours of deliberation. Dolph admitted shoot ing Fasetti with a shotgun, but pleaded self-defense. G. O. P. Positions Filled By Timex Special ANDERSON. Ind.. May 17.—Sher man Harlan, chairman, his com pleted organization of the Madison county Republican central commit tee with appointment of Ray E. Hall as secretary and A. T. Dye as treas urer. Hall is a former city clerk and councilman. Dye. an Anderson banker, has been treasurer of the county G. O. P. committee for a number of years. “The Strong Old Bank of Indiana” Capital. Surplus. Undivided Frotlte $4,600,000.00 The Indiana National Bank of Indianapolis 3-ROOM OUTFIT | Living room, bedroom aid kltrhea complete. Kecon- €llO dltlonrd | EAST TERMS! Lewis Furniture Cos. Called Trade-In See.-* 544 S. Meridian St. Phone Dr. mi EXPERT TRUSS FITTING AT 129 W WASH. ST STORE Abdominal Supports and Shoulder Braces HAAG’S CUT-PRICE DRUGS St. Joseph Delegation at Round-up MPT A- ■ ■.JSLB tm - MMLf- Wmf MBaM JSSSeMm - t , Wf: >**•• Ag jJK ; . ' 99Hf ■idßSm Members of the 4-H clubs of St Joseph county who attended the annual state roundup of the clubs held at Purdue university. E. C. Bird, county agent, is at the extreme right of the picture. State Leads in Education of Prisoners It I I titled Press MICHIGAN CITY. Ind.. May 17. —lndiana is a pioneer in the move ment to educate prisoners, it was revealed here after Warden W. H. Daly of the state prison had re ceived a request for information about his prison school. The request came from Ray Ly man Wilbur, secretary of the in terior, and chairman of the na tional advisory committee on illit eracy. which he organized last fall. Wilbur’s letter said the committee had started a campaign to educate cnminals after coming to the con clusion that there is a definite rela tion between crime and illiteracy. "There are grounds for belief that overcoming the illiteracy may con tribute to the reformation of the criminal,” the letter said. “The committee believes that it should be possible to eliminate this illiteracy among those who are in prison and that its elimination might have a material effect in reforming habit ual criminals.” The school in the Indiana prison, started several months ago, is at tended nightly by more than 100 inmates, Daly said. Instructors are prisoners who have had high school or college educations. Rapid prog ress is being made, Daly said. The warden is preparing a com prehensive report on the school to be sent to Secretary Wilbur and promises hearty support of the na tional movement. The committee recently an nounced it had been making a sur vey of all illiteracy in the United States and has concluded an active campaign in thirty-eight states to reduce illiteracy. It is proposed to operate through a period of years, attempting to lower illiteracy by marshaling every available agency to participate in its campaign. State and county superintendents of education have been very generally lined up for the fight. Church organizations have been called upon to join, it was an nounced. Available statistics, according to the committee, indicate that 4.6 per cent of the persons throughout the country between the ages of 15 and 34 ar illiterate. There are 123,271 persons in state and federal prisons in the United States. The percent age of illiteracy among these prison inmates is 10.7 per cent, or more than twice that of tht general popu lation. SCHOOL CHIEF INVITED Richmond Survey Results to Be Announced Wednesday. By Timex Special RICHMOND, Ind., May 17.—Roy L. Wisehart, state superintendent of public instruction, will attend a joint service club meeting to be held here Wednesday. During the meet ing, Dr. George Strayer of Colum bia university will present a find ings of the recent school building survey he made here. The Rotary, Lions, Kiwanis and Exchange Clubs will be represented in the meetings, one of a series of four planned by the city school board in connection with a cam paign to place the survey before representative groups of the city. Former Minister Dies P.u Times Special RICHMOND, Ind., May 17.—Dan iel Boone Berry. 73, former Primi tive Baptist minister, is dead here following a brief illness. He had re sided here more than fifty years. He formerly resided at Richmond, Ky. He leaves five daughters, Mrs. Bertha Burgess. Chicago; Mrs. Car rie Monroe, Mrs. Melinda Holley and Miss Elnora Berry, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Mrs. Rebecca Hopkins of this city: two sons. Charles and Hassel, both of Richmond; nineteen grand children and one great-grandchild. Kin of 1776 Soldier Dies Pn Times Special SOUTH BEND. Ind., May 17. George Garrett attended the funeral services at Richmond, Mich., for his mother, Mrs. Helen M. Barrett, 99, one of eight surviving daughters of Revolutionary war soldiers in the country. Mrs. Barrett was the youncrest of twenty-seven children. Her father was 78 years old and had nine children by each of three wives. He served with Washington at Trenton and Yorktown. Firemen Shifted B-u Times Special ANDERSON, Ind.. May 17. A shift announced by the board of public safety advances Virgil Ells worth from lieutenant of No. 3 hose company to assistant to Ward Wantz, chief of the fire department. He replaces Arnold Meister. who was reduced to hoseman. Ellsworth has served twenty-three years on the department. Both Ellsworth and Meister are Republicans. Girl Sets School Record Pm Times Special BRAZIL, Ind., May 17. Mary Rikard. 11, who attends the Hoosier ville school in Jackson township. Clay county, walked two miles to school daily, and during the term Just closed was neither absent nor tardy. * \ ■ ;S: FETE PLANNED AT JRANKLIN College May Queen to Be Crowned Wednesday. By Timex Special FRANKLIN, Ind., May 17. The annual May fete of Franklin col lege will be held Wednesday after noon, to be climaxed with the crowning at 4 of Miss Margaret Shipman as May queen. A procession, headed by Miss Edna Dunham, last year’s queen, will open the program. She will be accompanied by co-eds who will offer a group of dances. Miss Ship man and her attendants will "be next in the procession. Dancers are Mary Stonebraker, Alberta McCulloch, Margaret Stil well and Ruth McDaniel. Music will be provided by Lucille Pritchard, Tracy and Gilmore Stott. MAN UNDER GUARDIAN NAMED IN LOVE SUIT Anderson Musician Asks $25,000 in Alienation Case. By Timex Special ANDERSON, Ind., May 17.—Clar ence C. Leib, wealthy Andersen man, who has been under a guar dian more than two years, is de fendant in a suit filed in superior court by Ira Emminger, musician, alleging Leib alienated the affec tions of his former wife, Mrs. Car men Emminger. The complaint, demanding a judg ment of $25,000, alleges Leib became acquainted with the Emmingers in 1926, invited them to his home on numerous occasions for the unveiled purpose of making love to Mrs. Em minger, who finally told her hus band that she was through with him and intended to live with Leib be cause of his prominence. Since October, 1928, the bill avers, Mrs. Emminger has been living with Leib in his residence on Jackson street. Emminger says he filed suit for divorce after trying unsuccess fully to win back his wife, and he was granted the decree in the ab sence of the defendant who failed to appear to contest the suit. ETA SIGMA PHI ADDS 13 Classical Fraternity Initiates I. U. Co-ed Group. By Timex Special BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 17. Miss Wenonah Hatfield, Indianap olis, is one of thirteen university students elected to membership in Eta Sigma Phi, honorary classical fraternity at the university. The membership is limited to co-eds who have shown high proficiency in study of Greek or Latin. New members in addition to Miss Hatfield are: Blanche Shortridge, Coatesville; Helen Stewart, Wil liamsport; Mary Janet Derr, Boon ville; Mary May Persinger, Sey mour; Josephine Ann Berkey, Salem; Margaret E. Light, Elkhart; Afra C. Meyer, Lawrenceburg; Mary Lane, Advance; Emily Barracks, Frankton; Viola Magnuson, La porte; Mrs. Audrey I?ittemore, Bloomington, and Lucile Bowen, Marysville. Bereaved Mother Sues By Timex Special RICHMOND. Ind., May 17.—Mrs. Margaret Mohler here has filed a suite in Wayne circuit court against the Pennsylvani Railroad Com pany asking SIO,OOO as the result of an accident at Harvey’s crossing in December, 1929, when an infant child of Mrs. Mohler was killed and she and her husband injured. The Mohler automobile struck a pillar of a viaduct of the Pennsylvania tracks. The pillar stands in the center of the highway and the Moh lers at an early hour of the morn ing failed to see it. G. O. P. Strife Ended Ell Timex Special ANDERSON, Ind., May 17.—A gesture of harmony in the Repub lican party in Madison county has been made by Dr. F. M. Williams, former Anderson mayor, who op posed Albert H. Vestal in the pri mary for the renomination for rep resentative in congress. Williams in a letter to Vestal, pledges sup port to Vestal, victor in the pri mary. Aged Noblesville Man Dies. It a Timex Special NOBLESVILLE, Ind., May 17. : Thomas C. Baker. 81. is dead at the ! home of his son-in-law. Frank Ha worth. here. Other children are: Mrs. William Wall ana Miss Lizzie Baker, Kokomo; William Baker, Tipton; Albert Baker, Sheridan; Mrs. A. Baker. Westfield: Mrs. Fred Davis. Cicero, and Roy Baker, Madison. Wis. He was an uncle of Sheriff T. E. Ramsey. Executives Changed By Timex Special MUNCIE. Ind.. May 17.—John O. Woods, formerly of Lansing, Mich.. has assumed his duties as general manager of Muncie Products, Gen eral Motors division, here. He suc ceeds D. O. Thomas, who will be general manager of Saginaw Mal e able division of General Motors at Saginaw, Mich. Muncie manufac turers gave a farewell dinner to Thomas Friday night. THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES Two Held as Aftermath of Funeral Tilt Ey Timex Special ANDERSON, Ind., May 17. The Madison county grand jury returned three indictments in a partial re port to Judge Carl F. Morrow, one charging David Greenlee, farmer, with involuntary manslaughter, .growing out of the death of his cousin, Mrs. Aultie Hillock, Indian apolis, and the others charging his son, Basil Greenlee, with assault and battery. The defendants, already under bond on assault and battery charges, were re-arrested and placed in the county jail until they can give high er bonds. The * alleged attack occurred March 21 at the funeral of Elihue Greenlee, uncle of the elder Green lee and Mrs. Hillock. There had been trouble between the heirs of the aged farmer resulting from his act in deeding one-half of his forty acre farm to his niece, Mrs. Hillock, and the remaining twenty acres to his nephew, David Greenlee. The Hillocks parked their auto mobile and were walking toward the house where the body of Elihue Greenlee lay, when David Greenlee and his son came out. A fight fol lowed, Mrs. Hillock sustaining In juries which her husband, John J. Hillock, says caused her death two weeks later. Mr. and Mrs. Hillock caused the arrest of the Greenlees on charges of assault and battery, a few days before Mrs. Hillock died. The body was exhumed at Kempton, and the grand jury was called to investi gate. Physicians are said to have told the jury Mrs. Hillock died of hypostatic pneumonia brought on by a nervous and a physical shock. HEAT BURSTS PAVING Street Explosion at East Chicago Causes Earthquake Reports, By Timex Special EAST CHICAGO, Ind., May 17. East Chicago residents spread ru mors of earthquakes and warnings that other tremors were expected any time when they heard a blast that shook buildings, moved!* side walks and crushed pavements. City Engineer ZepH Campbell, hearing of the reported disturb ances, hurried to the scene. After one look at the pavement, he ex plained that heat, not an earth quake, had caused the damage. Campbell explained that joints in the pavement • had become filled during the winter and when the concrete, expanded under heat, it burst. PRIEST TO BE HONORED Richmond Knights of Columbus Plan Program for May 25, B-u Timex Special RICHMOND, Ind., May 17.—The thirty-first anniversary of Father \V. J. Cronin’s ordination in the priesthood will be celebrated Sun day, May 25, by the Knights of Columbus of this city. Father Cron in heads St. Mary’s Catholic parish. The anniversary celebration will continue throughout the entire day. Father Cronin first served at Jef ferson City. He came to Richmond in 1913 from Rushvllle and has been here since. A class of candidates will be ini tiated by the Knights of Columbus organization during the observance. Deaths Held Accidental Bp Times Specia) ANDERSON, Ind., May 17. Earl Sells, coroner of Madison county, has returned a verdict of “accidental incineration” in the case of Mrs. Sarah Gooding; her sister, Miss Jennie Rife, and a farm hand, William M. Moore, who died March 31, when the Gooding farm home was destroyed by fire. The investigation of the coroner failed to substantiate a theory of foul play. Shelbyville Woman Killed By Times Special SHELBYVILLE, Ind., May 17. Miss Dorothy Ensminger, 25, was killed when an automobile in which she was riding skidded in loose gravel, locked wheels with another car and crashed into a tree. Edwin Repp, driver, escaped with slight injuries, and William Carithers, in the other car, was unhurt. Miss Ensminger w r as a graduate of the University of Illinois. Linton Postmaster Burled Bu Timex Special LINTON, Ind.. May 17.—Funeral services were held today for Homer Hart, 52, postmaster here eleven years, who died Thursday. He was secretary to Oscar Bland. Linton, when he .was the Second Indiana district representative in congress. Vote on Daylight Time B.u 7 mrs Special BLUFFTON, Ind.. May 17.—Citi zens here are voting today on day light saving and the polls will also be open from 8 a. m. to 9 p. m. Monday. The result will be made known at a session Tuesday night of the city council, when it is prob able action on the time issue will be taken. DEFENSE OPENS FIGHT AGAINST SI 60M CLAIM Right of State to Sue in Lake County Recovery Case Assailed. By Timex Special CROWN POINT. Ind.. May 17.-*. Defendants in a suit brought by the state of Indiana and Lake coun ty in an effort to recover $160,000 alleged to have been illegally spent in buying material from the Tuf Tred Service Corporation of Chi cago, have been filed in Lake cir cuit court here. The suit is against William Linton and James Black, county commissioners, and John Vincent, a former commissioner. It is alleged in the demurrer that the plaintiffs in the case are with out legal right to maintain the suit. It is argued that either the county commissioners or a group of tax payers would have been proper par ties plaintiff. Further the demurrer contends there is no Indiana law compelling bidders for public contracts to file affidavits of non-collusion. There fore, It is declared, the defendants were not in the wrong as a result of purchases from the Tuf-Tred corporation, which did not submit such an affidavit with its bid. It is declared the commissioners compiled with all the laws in deal ing with the corporation and that a contract was signed with it as the lowest and best bidder, as required by law. No date has been set for argu ment of the demurrer. USER OF CIRCUS PASS ASKS SIO,OOO DAMAGES Washington Woman’s Suit Against Robinson Show Filed at Wabash. By Times Special WABASH, Ind., May 17. The suit of Mary Jager, Washington, asking SIO,OOO damages from the John Robinson circus, has been brought to Wabash circuit court here on a change of venue from Miami county. The plaintiff attended the circus as Washington, May 15, 1929, on a complimentary ticket given her by Henry Backes, owner of the Wash ington Democrat, which he received in exchange for advertising the show. During the performance a storm blew the tent town. A pole struck the plaintiff, inflicting injuries which she alleges have scarred and disfigured her. BRIDGE TO BE VIEWED Repair or Replacement to Be De cided Upon at Anderson. Bn Times Special ANDERSON, Ind., May 17.—En gineers of the state highway com mission will inspect the Madison avenue bridge over White river here to determine whether or not the structure should be repaired or re placed. The north span of the bridge collapsed three weeks ago under the weight of a heavy truck. Madison avenue will soon provide a route between state roads 9 and 67, hence the interest of the high way commission in the damaged bridge. The old structure was built thirty-eight years ago of compara tively light iron, and is believed by some engineers to be too weak to support modern traffic. BARGAIN IN MARRIAGE Justice of the Peace Charges Only 25 Cents for Certificate. Bv United Press CROWN POINT, Ind., May 17. “Two-bit” marriage bargains are being offered by Justice of the Peace Arthur G. Taylor, who an nounced : “I charge only 25 cents for a mar riage certificate; for my services I charge nothing, but accept what ever is offered. The legal fee for a license is $2. Pay no more.” LAFAYETTE INCREASES Population Gains 3,679 Since Census Ten Years Ago. Bp United Press GARY, Ind., May 17.—Lafayette showed a gain of 3,679 in popula tion in preliminary figures released here by Alice Drake Jones, census supervisor of the Tenth district. The 1930 population is 26,165, compared with 22,486 in 1920. West Lafayette showed a gain of 1,255 from 3,830 to 5,085. Monticello showed a loss of 207 inhabitants, with a population of 2.329, compared with 2,536 a decade ago. Veteran, 86, Die* Bit Times Special COLUMBUS, Ind., May 17.—John Anderson Robertson, 86, veteran of the Civil war, is dead at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Earl Williams, here, following several months’ ill ness. He was bom and reared in Bartholomew county. When he was 19 years old he enlisted with Com pany H, Twelfth Indiana regiment, and during the Civil war he was in major engagements, including Lookout mountain and Missionary Ridge. He served six months in the Anderson ville and Florence prisons. He leaves two daughters and a son, Mrs. Williams .and Mrs. Carrie George here, and Israel Rob ertson, Batesville; a brother and a sister, Martin Robertson, Hope, and Mrs. Matilda New, Washington. Father of Nine Die* Pel Timfs S’lecial BROOKVILLE, Ind., May 17. Henry J. Drew Sr., 71, is dead here following an extended illness. He leaves his widow; nine children, Robert and Thomas, St. Peters; Otto, Fairfield; Mrs. Mary Mc->dy and Henry Drew Jr., Brook ville; Charles and Mrs. Clara Mattox, Cincinnati; Mrs. Rose Laugen, Au rora, and Mrs. Gladys Siler, Indi anapolis. Municipal Radio Proposed Bm Times Special EVANSVILLE. Ind., May 17.—A , survey is being made here as a re | suit of a proposal that all municipal meeting places, including schools i and parks, toe equipped for connec tion with a municipal radio station with amplifiers placed at the va rious points. A police radio system is included to the proposal Gary Mayor Digs Sand to Locate Lost Street Bu Times Special GARY, Ind., May 17.—Gary, capital of Indiana’s Sa hara, the sand dunes, has its troubles due to sand covering up streets in sparsely settled out skirts. Mayor R. O. Johnson, W. -p. Patterson, works board presi dent, and membere of that body went to the aid of August Heck er, contractor, when he was un able to find Sullivan street, one of seven he was supposed to clear of sand which had drifted over the concrete paved thor oughfares during the winter. He had cleared the other six and MORE POLICE FOR RICHMOND URGED Board Cites Force of 28 Under Law Permitting Forty. By Timex Special RICHMOND, Ind., May 17.—Rich mond’s police department, its offi cials declare, Is at least 40 per cent undermanned, with twenty-eight men on duty. It is the same number that was used when the population was 10,- 000 less. The force has increased by only one man in the ten years. The men are required to work twelve hours a day, seven days a week. On that basis, the pay is 28 cents an hour. The police board in a statement declares: “On taking office Jan. 6, we found that the city was without police protection from 4 to 6 o’clock in the morning, other than officers at headquarters, all patrolmen leaving their beats at 4 a. m.” The board, after nuking a check of the situation, found that most store burglaries occur during the two hours and rum running is made easy, as well as other infractions of the law. The board favors an eight-hour day for police. However, if this is adopted, it will require fourteen more men. The new census gave the city more than 32,000 popula tion. According to law, the city is allowed one patrolman to each 1,000 persons, and one ranking officer to each patrolman, a chief, matron and detective force. This would permit forty men on the force. Richmond is declared probably the only city of like size in Indiana which does not have a detective force of at least four men. Police officials have asked the city council for four more men so that the force may be put on a ten and twelve-hour a day basis. Later it is expected the men will be put on an eight-hour basis. GARRICK CLUB GROWS Seven Members Added to I. U. Dramatic Organization. B-v Timex Special BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 17. Mary Lou Clark, Indianapolis, a junior at Indiana university, has been elected to membership in Gar rick Club, honorary dramatic or ganization. Only students who show talent along dramatic lines are chosen Garrick Club members. In addi tion to the Indianapolis students, six other students were elected to membership. They are Helen Moore, East Chicago; Frank Finney, Bloomington; Robert Hahn, South Bend; Norval Brumbaugh. Logans port; Robert Hartzog, Mishawaka, and Ewing Pennell, Kokomo. OFFICIAL FACING PRISON Township Trustee Paid False Claims from Poor Fund. Bu United Press CROWN POINT, Ind., May 17.—A two to fourteen-year sentence and a SI,OOO fine was given Eric Lund, North township trustee, by Judge Martin Smith in Lake criminal court, on conviction of filing false claims against the township poor fund. He was indicted with two Hammond physicians, Samuel Bell and William Nichols. Evidence disclosed that other physicians appear implicated and further indictments are likely. Bell and Nichols will go on trial soon. Attorneys for Lund indicated they will appeal. Hospital Day Observed By Timex Special COLUMBUS, Ind., May 17.—Sev enty-two children bom m the Bar tholomew county hospital here were special guests there at an open house meeting in observance of National Hospital day and the birthday anniversary of Florence Nightingale, first American nurse. Children were accompanied by their mothers and it is estimated that approximately 200 persons were present. William Paul Hill, 9-day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hill, was the youngest child pres ent and Helen Berry, 13 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Berry, the oldest. Clubs Chartered By Times Special COLUMBUS. Ind., May 17.—Five charters and one seal have been awarded 4-H clubs of Bartholomew county, following the state round of clubs at Purdue university. The clubts getting charters are the Come Back Club. Flatrock; Hope Club, Hope; Good Luck, East Columbus; the Sunshine, Azalia, and the Busy Bee” of Citfty. The Thrift Club, German township, had already re ceived its charter and seal in recog nition of the required standard of work. Hammond Man Killed Bv United Press LAFAYETTE, Ind., May 17.—One man was killed and another injured seriously when an automobile they were returning to Hammond‘from a conference at Purdue university crashed into the rear end of a truck near West Lafayette. Frank Kolb, 33, representative of the Northern Indiana Public Service Company, was killed, and Norris H. Erdman, 39, Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company salesman, injured severely. Both men were from Hammond. & was Impatient to complete his work. The mayor and other officials arrived near where the street was supposed to be and went into consultation with Hecker. The mayor tried pacing off dis tances in an effort to locate the street. Hecker and others bur rowed in the sand. Frank Szikora, works board member, had his temper ruffled when he injured a finger nail while digging sand and to give vent to his anger, loosed a pow erful kick. He emitted a howl of pain. His foot had come in contact with the edge of con crete paving and Sullivan street was no longer missing. 50-Cent Votes By Times Special MUNCIE, Ind., May 17. Votes in the primary election here May 6 cost Delaware county almost 50 cents each. This was shown in election bills filed with the county com missioners. The cost was $5,928.80 for 12,000 votes. The commissioners declared the cost excessive and began work cutting it. , THREE ACCUSED IN ‘JAKE’ CASE Marion Men Indicted on Liquor Charges. Bp United Press MARION, Ind., May 17.—A Grant county grand jury returned indict ments charging three men with sale of intoxicating liquor as a result of investigations into sales of “poison” Jamaica ginger here. The three accused are Henry Ber ger, owner of the Berger drug store; Carl Berger and Louis Wolf, em ployes of the Davis Drug Company. They were arraigned and freed under $2,000 bond each after plead ing not guilty. LAWYER DEFENDS SELF Anderson Man Denies Handling SIOO to Quash Liquor Charge. Bu Times Special ANDERSON, Ind., May 17.—Wil liam J. Black, Anderson attorney, has entered a flat denial to the testimony in Federal court of Forrest Gwinn, who declared he paid Black SIOO to have an indictment charg ing operation of a still quashed. Black showed by Anderson city and Madison circuit court records that he never appeared in behalf of Gwinn and stated that the only conversation he ever had with Gwinn was after the latter had been sentenced to prison, and asked him to intercede with the trial court for a suspended sentence. The attorney said he refused. Black is a former sheriff of Madison county, a former mayor of Anderson and is a Democratic nominee for state representative from Madison county. FINAL DIVIDEND PAID H. C, Bay Company Creditors Lose Nearly 75 Per Cent on Claims. BLUFFTON, Ind., May 17.—Cred itors of the. defunct H. C. Bay Piano Company have received slightly more than 25 cents on the dollar on their claims, the last dividend, one of 7% per cent having been paid by Fred E. Hummel, trustee In bank ruptcy. This brought the total divi dend to 2514 per cent. The sixth and final report of the receiver has been filed. It showed total receipts of $347,780, and total disbursements of $271,903. Swindler Gets $5 Bp Times Special ANDERSON, Ind., May 17.—Mrs. George Ranson has asked that a search be made for a swindler, a stranger representing himself to be a “Dr. Morrison,” who made ar rangements with Mrs. Ranson to rent one of her houses. He said he had been assigned here for at least a year to do special work 16r the Indiana State Medical Society. He made a S2O deposit on rent with a $25 check, took $5 change and disappeared. The check was on the Anderson Banking Company, where inquiry revealed that the bank carried no account for the medical society, Librarians Adjourn Bp Times Special CENTERVILLE, Ind., May 17. Discussion of public libraries, their administration and professional problems featured the close of the Sixth district Indiana Library Association meeting here. Chalmers Hadley of the Cincinnati public library, Lewis Bailey of the Indiana state library, and J. H. Blose of the Cente/ville library, were prin cipal speakers. Helen H. Rogers, Chicago, demonstrated the Detroit charging system. THE INDIANA TRUST COMPANY SKSS. $2,000,000.00 Offers modern checking and savings account faciiities; 4% interest paid on savings accounts. Trust matters are given conscientious and prompt attention by our Trust Depart ment. Real Estate and property management and writing of all lines of insurance is offered by our Real Estate skid Insurance Department. Our Safe Deposit Vault is easy of access, being on the ground floor. OLDEST TRUST COMPANY IN INDIANA PAYS 4% ON SAVINGS "MAY 17,1930 49 CO-EDS TO TAKE PART IN MAYFESTIVAL Annual Event of I. U. Set for Wednesday Afternoon. By Times Specie I BLOOMINGTON. Ind., May 17. The annual May festival at Indiana university will be held next Wednes day afternoon on Dunn meadow, with forty-nine co-eds taking part in dances under direction of Miss Jane Fox of the physical education department for women. The pro gram will be in two parts. The first part will be in the na ture of a dance drama adapted from the closing scene of Anatole France’s fantastic story, “Honey-' bee.” The part of Honeybee will be portrayed by Miss Jeanette Dur yee, Ft. Wayne. Florence Phillips, Valparaiso, will take the part of George, companion in Honeybee’s wanderings, while Honeybee's moth er will be played by Marian McDon ald, New Albany. Members of the dancing classes will be villagers celebrating a holiday. French dances will be used throughout the scene, and the repertoire will include the charming gavot, similar to the American minuet. Part II of the program will con sist of a group of original rhythms and a number of natural dancing selections presented by Miss Fox’s pupils. The remainder of the cast is as follows: Dorothy Burks. Marthalou Gray. Hen rietta Morris. May Joe Perkins. Ruth Thompson, Margaret Hall. Louise Hunt. Janice Kuntz. Maude Matlock, Dorothy Spencer and Rose Thrasher, all of Bloom ington: Margaret Edwards. Indianapolis: Jean Eaton. Valparaiso: Helen Moore. East Chicago; Elizabeth Curtis, Portland; Lu cille Taylor, St. Augustine, Fla.; Julia Welch, Bloomfield: Catherine Shaw. W - waka; Mildred Maddy. Knightstown: Vir ginia Hetherinton and Laura Stout. Misha waka; Inez Garrison, Earl Par; Alice Coff man. Fhanklin; Mary Carpenter, Rldge vllle; Mary Boggs, Fairfield. 111. Alice Allmann. Peru; Harriet Brower. Charlotte Hodell. Norma Johnston, all of Ft. Wayne; Marian Dunlap. Columbus; Evelyn Fortin and Marian Stouffer. South Bend: Evelyn Kuhn. Wyatt; Martha Linn, Bourbon; Mary Livingston. Straughn; Mary Lou Lacy, Paris. 111.; Mildred Miller, Bluffton; Katherine Mooney. Roann: Mav oureen Reeve. Vincennes: Pauline Rothley, Grand Rapids. Mich.; Catharine Ryall, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Florence Schumacher. Batesville; Elizabeth Spencer. Kempton: Kathryne Terrell. Indian Springs, and Marian McDonald. New Albany. BANDSMEN GET MEDALS Seven I. U. Musicians Honored for Ability and Aptitude. By Timex Special BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 17. First class musician's medals have been awarded seven members: of the Indiana university band. Cap tain J. J. Pirtle, officer in charge, announces. These medals are award ed annually by the band to mem bers who have displayed special musical ability and aptitude in band drill. The honored bandsmen are Wil liam M. Cathcart, Bloomington: Thomas Inkley, Hammond; James C. Kiper, Indianapolis; J. D. Miller, Andrews; Robert A. Ralston, Or leans; William J. Schergens, Tell City, and Harry W. Sommers, Gary. BORN WITH TWO TEETH Mother of Hammond Baby Simi larlly Equipped at Birth. Ba United Prexx HAMMOND, Ind., May 17.—Mr. and Mrs. George E. Kelly, Ham mond, are wondering how long their new ten and one-half-pound boy will be content to subsist on a meer milk diet. He was bom with two perfectly formed teeth. . “It wasn’t so surprising,” told a friend in reporting the birth. “The baby's mother also was born with two teeth.” Brookville Woman Dies By Timex Special BROOKVILLE, Ind., May 17. Miss Mabel Bossert, 41, Brookville, sister of Elmer Bossert, active in political and Ku-Kluk Klan circles, died at the Deaconess hospital in Cincinnati. She was a member of the Tri Kappa sorority, the Presby terian church and the Eastern Star. She leaves her mother, Mrs. Aba, Bossert, Brookville; brothers, Walter and Elmer Bossert of Liberty; three sisters, Mrs. William Suhre, Brook ville, Mrs. Fred Blome, Cincinnati, and Mrs. William "Squires, Rich mond. Refinery WorkeT Killed Bu United Press WHITING. Ind., May 17.—Michael Dinbank, 52, was fatally burned when hot oil ignited his clothes while he was at work at the Sin clair oil refinery here. MORTGAGE LOAMS 5 3 /4% INTEREST FOR JOHN HANCOCK MUTUAL LIFE INS. CO. AETNA Trust and Savings Cos. 23 N. Pennsylvania St.