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M’NUTT WILL VISIT PENAL
FARM FOR BRUTALITY PROBE Assistant Superintendent to Be Quizzed on Accusations. SEVERAL GUARDS FIRED Governor's Decision to Act Follows Expose in The Times. Governor Paul V. McNutt soon will make an inspection tour of the state penal farm at Putnamville and personal ly will cjiiiz E. L. Arment, as sistant superintendent of the farm, on charges of brutal treatment of inmates, McNutt announced today. Acting immediately following The Times series of articles exposing brutal treatment of inmates. Mc- Nutt appointed Ralph Howard as the new superintendent of the farm. Howard has been shaking up the penal farm force quietly, said Mc- Nutt today, and several guards al ready have been dismissed. Arment, accused by almost every Inmate who swore to affidavits pub lished in The Times, remains in his post at the state farm, McNutt said. Howard is insistent that Arment be given another chance," said the Governor. McNutt admitted that he is plan ning to inspect the farm in the "near future" in every respect and that he personally will interview Arment, in an effort to make sure that nothing similar to former con ditions shall occur at the farm. COPPER LEANS ON CAR: •REST - CAUSES INJURY Traffic Officer Slate Hurt as Driver Puts Car in Gear, Traffic Patrolman Albert Slate forgot for a moment today thgt the old traffic semaphore has gone. Asa result. Slate was forced to take first aid treatment at police head quarters for an injury suffered while on duty at his corner, Illinois and Maryland streets. Swinging his car around Slate for a left turn. A1 Reeder, pro fessional bondsman, halted for a moment for a “good day" greeting. Slate leaned on the car. similar to the way Captain Louis Johnson claimed the traffic officers rested on the old semaphores. Reeder started moving and Slate, surprised, suf fered an injury to his right arm and shoulder. After treatment, he was motored back to his corner. SHIP ‘TURNS ON DIME' FOR SPEEDY RESCUE Seaman Brought Back Aboard in Record Time of 22 Minutes. fit / 1 nitrd Pr* SAN FRANCISCO. Aug 16. A thrilling sea rescue that took but twenty-two minutes was related as the oceanic liner Monterey docked here after a trans-Pacifie trip. Two days out from the California coastline, Louis Gos, able seaman, fell into the ocean. The Monterey, traveling at full speed, turned on a dime" as a life boat dropped over the side and sped to the rescue. Within twelve minutes the sea man was in the lifeboat. Ten min utes after that the Monterey was under way again. STOLE TO FEED FAMILY: HUNGER THIEF PAROLED Thomas Gunnell. Who Took 524 in 1926, Is Shown Clemency. Thomas Gunnell, sentenced in Marion county criminal court in 1926 for the theft of 524 because his family was in need, today was given a parole from the Indiana state prison by the state clemency board. Gunnell, according to evidence at his trial, entered an Indianapolis residence and stole $24. He testified that he committed the theft to buy food and clothing for his wife and children The robbery sentence was ten to twenty-one years. James A Collins, presiding judge at the trial, recommended leniency. The board issued four other prison paroles, continued two cases, granted one commutation of sen tence and denied twenty-one pleas. PEANUTS KILL INFANT Sharpsville Baby Dies Here of Pneu monia Attack. Aubrev Conway. 18 months old. of Sharpsville. died Tuesday night at the Rilev hospital from pneumonia contracted after she inhaled several peanuts into her lungs She was brought to the hospital Aug 3. Times Index Page Berg Cartoon 4 Books 6 Bridge 7 Broun Column 4 Classified 12 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 11 Curious World 13 Dietz on Science 12 Editorial . 4 Financial 11 Fishing 7 Hickman Theater Review 9 Motor News 5 Obituaries # Plavground Page 9 Radio 11 Serial Story ...: 13 Sport* 10 Vital Statistics 11 Woman s Page 8 The Indianapolis Times Showers and thunderstorms probable tonight or Thursday; slightly warmer tonight. VOLUME 45—NUMBER 83 State Budget Crisis Is Legislature Call Threat Special Session Looming Larger as Rising Prices Drain Funds of Institutions. Governor Paul V. McNutt today faced new jfovernmental problems which may force him to call a special session of the legislature before the regular session in January, 1935. That he is reluctant to do so was Indicated by his authorization of draught beer to avoid necessity of legislative action. But two factors are working to make the special session appear in evitable. Both are economic. One is the rising price levels un der NRA and the other the failure of state institutions to produce food stuffs which hitherto were counted on to feed inmates. During both the special session of 1932 and the regular session of 1933, Johnson Is Implored Not to Refuse Visit to City NRA Chief Reported Turn ing Down All Bids Before Chicago Talk. Efforts to induce General Hugh S. Johnson, industrial recovery act' administrator, to reconsider his re ported refusal to speak at the state wide recovery rally here Monday, were being made today by local and state NRA leaders. No official declination of the in vitation has been received, except through press dispatches. NRA leaders said they will continue work ing until the last minute to bring Johnson here. Johnson was reported to have an nounced that he will make no more addresses until Labor day. when he is to speak ir. Chicago. McNutt in Proclamation A telegram urging the general to reconsider his decision has been sent by Governor Paul V. McNutt, WlHtam J Mooney Sr., Indiana dis trict. recovery board chairman, and Louis J. Borinstein, Chamber of Commerce president and local re covery chairman. The Governor. Mooney, Borin stein and Charles W. Chase, local recovery general, also sent another telegram to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, inviting him to address the Butler bowl meeting Monday by long distance telephone, the mes sage to be amplified at the bowl and also broadcast over the entire state. Governor McNutt was to issue a statement later today, proclaiming next Monday National Recovery day. New Aids Appointed Several lieutenant-colonels on the recovery survey program have ap pointed their aids. These include Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Glass. District 4, Cecil Mc- Conaha. F. A. Muehlbacher. Mrs. Elmer E. Simon and Dr. Harry H. Nagle. Lieutenant Colonel Earl Lowe, District 13; Clyde V. Montgomery, Edwin M. Broden. Harry J. Epply, William E Holmes, Charles P. Hanrahan. and Mrs. Mary A. Dur bin; Lieutenant-Colonel Ted Camp bell, District 5; Edward Dirks. O. V. Sholtv, Mrs. A. E. Walker and Joseph Guidone. WORKS OFFICE TO~OPEN U. S. Advisory Board to Get New Quarters Thursday. New office of the state advisory board of the federal public works program will be opened Thursday in room 401-D. federal building, it wac announced today by A. H. Hinkle, engineer for the Indiana program, and former state highway mainten ance engineer. The office was being prepared to day for opening by Hinkle and Otto DeLuse, advisory board chairman. Work of preparing for Indiana's share of the public works program as part of the national recovery program will be directed from this office. Auto Is Crushed Under Huge Truck and Trailer One man was hurt slightly early today in a spectacular accident west of Bridgeport on the National road, when a huge truck and trailer left the road, crushing an automobile underneath it. The injured man is Henry Grason, 42. Ben Davis, who incurred minor leg injuries as he fled when truck, trailer and car crashed down an eighteen-foot embankment. Grason and Roy Lacy. 41, Ben Davis, were changing a tire on Lacy's car on the south side of the road Behind them was parked a fruit truck driven by Edgar Purcell. Deckpr. Ind During the process of the tire changing, the men heard the roar of another truck and looked up in time to see it clip off the front part of the fruit truck. Grason and Lacy ran as the huge truck and trailer crashed into their car Grason ran down the em bankment. and was trapped mo mentarily when the auto and truck rolled down. He freed himself, losing a leg the penal and benevolent institution budgets were "cut to the bone" and based on low price levels then pre vailing. Now that they have begun to soar, the cost of providing food and sup plies already has mounted to a point where bills are piling up months in advance of budget appropriations, it was reported. A complete failure, In some in stances. of the food crop has added another drain on institution reve (Turn to Page Fourteen) FIGHT FOR LIFE LOSTJBY DIVER John Walker, 19. Succumbs to Broken Back at Hospital. John Walker, 19-year-old youth of Princeton, today lost his battle for life, after suffering in the city hospital from a broken back for four days. Participating in a family picnic and outing. Walker went swimming in Eagle creek Sunday afternoon. A dive from the bank brought seri ous injury and finally death. The youths shoulders struck rocks, breaking his back. City hospital surgeons performed a delicate spinal operation Sunday night. Walker lived through the operation, but became weaker Tues day, and succumbed at 40:30 today. In the Methodist hospital, Mino Faster has entered the third month of a battle to live after a similar accident. 500,000 FAMILIES GO OFF RELIEF IN JUNE Nation’s Charity Rolls in Sharp Decrease. Ry Vnitrd Prr* WASHINGTON. Aug. 16.—Almost 500.000 families went off the nation's relief roles in June, Federal Relief Administrator Hopkins reported to day. AMNESIA VICTIM IS MISSOURI MINISTER Man Found at Evansville Able to Identify Self. By Vnitrd Pro* EVANSVILLE, Ind., Aug. 16.—An amnesia victim found wandering on the streets here a week ago, re gained his memory Tuesday night and identified himself as the Rev. Frank C. Mitchell. East St. Louis. 111., an ordained Methodist minis ter. Mitchell said he recalled leaving his home for St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 7. but could remember nothing fur ther. He will be kept in a local hospital until fully recovered, po lice said. * Hourly Temperatures 6a. m 65 10 a. m 80 7a. m 68 11 a. m 80 8a . m 75 12 <noon>.. 80 9a. m 78 Ip. m 82 of his trousers and a shoe in his escape. The automobile was crushed be neath the truck and was buried in about two feet of water at the base of the embankment. Scores of hogs in the huge truck ran from the scene and the driver of the truck left before his name was learned. Charles Franklin, marshal of Plainfield, and Urban Bowman of Plainfield, investigated the crash. Lad, 12, Wedged in Pear Tree, Is Rescued by Firemen THE shrill whine of police sirens and the clanging of Are bells disturbed the calm in the neighborhood of the C. D. Rector pharmacy, 1219 Kentucky avenue, today. Children ran after the police squad cars, which skidded to a stop at the pharmacy and police men dashed into the back yard. Down the street came a Are en gine and it. too. swerved to a INDIANAPOLIS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1933 CITY FURNITURE PUNT IS SOLD TO OHIO FIRM Immediate Renewal of Op eration of Thomas Madden Sons Factory Seen. JOBS FOR 100 WORKERS Indianapolis to Be Made Major Production Point of Campbell Industries. Purchase of the Thomas Madden Sons Company furniture plant at 2119 Fletcher avenue, by the Camp bell Industries, Ohio concern, and immediate resumption of man ufacturing operations with an initial employment of 100 skilled wood workers and upholsterers, was an nounced today by Louis J. Borin stein, president of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. The Madden company has been in receivership for several years. Operation of the plant will begin with a few days, said Jay W. Camp bell, of Campbell Industries, who clorj'd the deal. Extensive improvements will be made on the Madden plant, said Borinstein. A large furniture dis play room will be installed for show ing of upholstered furniture and other pieces for accommodation of Indiana dealers and their custom ers. Major Production Point Campbell Industries is affiliated with Campbell of Cambridge. 0.. Campbell of Ravenna, 0., and the Suitt Brothers Manufacturing Com pany of Cambridge, O. Final terms were agreed on be tween Campbell and Jacob H. Wolf, receiver, and Ralph Bamberger and Frederick T. Shortemeier. attorney for Wolf. The transaction was ap proved by Judge Earl R. Cox of Marion circuit court. Campbell Industries, it was an nounced, intends to make Indianap olis one of the major points of pro duction. Plan for the local plant contemplates the manufacture not only of the competitive lines made by affiliated companies, but the local plant also is to develop the Campbell special line. Operation to Be Steady The company has booked orders sufficient to insure steady operation of the Madden plant, said Camp bell. "The Chamber of Commerce wel comes Campbell industries to Indi anapolis,” said BorinstPin. ‘ With business on the upward trend, this is an auspicious time to start opera tions in Indianapolis, which has such remarkable facilities for in dustry and distribution.” The company will be operated un der the furniture manufacturers' NIRA code, said Campbell. No an nouncement was made involving the amount of money involved in the transaction. CARRIES NRA PROTEST BANNER: ARRESTED Self-Styled Evangelist Charged With Ad Violation. A walking protest against provi sions of the NRA was lodged on downtown streets todav bv Alfred Cooksey. 58. of 114 East - North street, who says he is an evangelist. He was arrested on a charge of vio lating the advertising law. Police found Cooksey at Michigan and Pennsylvania streets, after they were informed that he had been staging a one-man parade in front of a Washington street hotel. Cooksey carried a sign proclaim ing the NRA as a humbug, asserting "it means the destruction of per sonal liberty." In addition, his sign carried sev eral other written attacks on the NRA and pleas that the Bible, rather than politcal alignments, be heeded. He said he never would have dis played the sign but a police officer told him it would be all right as long as he kept moving. QUICK ACTION SAVES . BABY FROM CHOKING Wabash Fireman Pulls Bed Apart to Rescue Infant. Ry f'nitrd Pre* WABASH. Ind , Aug. 16—A quick thinking fireman prevented the death by strangulation here of 18- month-old Wilbur Dehle when the child rolled off its bed after its head became caught between tws iron rods. Carl Elshire grasped the bars in his hands and pulled them apart, releasing the child, whose neck was bruised and bleeding. Otherwise the baby was unhurt. Cuban Ambassador Resigns By l'nit< and Prr WASHINGTON. Aug 16—Oscar B. Citas. Cuban ambassador to the United States, has tendered his resignation which had been ac cepted by the new Cuban govern ment, it was learned here today. 1 breathless stop, and firemen dashed madly through the store. Out in the back yard, in a tree, was Frank Redman Jr.. 12. of 1215 Bridge street. The tree was a pear tree. Frank had gone after some pears. Coming down, his knee caught between the trunk and a branch, about ten feet from the ground. Try as he would, young Frank could not free himself. He felt his City Home Owners Aided as Loan Office Opens JR, - j ** m. NMKSir ,] 'V' jßi ~ ... W ’ HE \ J&L 4k* • Upper Photo—Josenh G. Wood, attorney, member of the local board Home Owners' Loan Corporation, talking the situation over with a home owner, who pulls at his tie and purses his lips as he answers questions. Two other praspecitve borrowers listen. Lower Photo—Part of the crowd which surged through the doors of the offices which opened today, ready to tell of the distress which brings their pleas for aid. WKBF TO JOIN NBC NETWORKS Local Station Will Start New Broadcasts on Sept. 1. Affiliation with the National Broadcasting Company, talked of in connection with WKBF for the past few months, was realized today with an announcement by D. E. Ken drick, station manager, that pro grams of both "Red" and VBlue" networks of the NBC will be broad cast by the local station, starting Sept. 1. Selection of programs has not been completed but will be an nounced in a few days, Kendrick said. Plans for the station joining the chain include an opening night party, with famous radio stars ap pearing in person on a national program originating in WKBF’s studios. With the same network status as WLW at Cincinnati. WKBF will be able to bring many favorite NBC programs to Indianapolis and In diana listeners that were seldom heard before. The affiliating makes WKBF the only Indiana member station of the National Broadcast ing Company networks. FREE PRETTY WIDOW IN SLAYING OF MATE Jurors Absolve Mother of Love Poison Plot. Ry Vnitrd Prr** SALEM. Mass., Aug. 15.—A jury which had sat through a month long trial has acquitted Mrs. Jessie Burnett Costello of a charge that she murdered her husband with poison for insurance and love of an other man. The jury was out only 1 hour and 52 minutes. Less than half an hour after she had heard, with tear-filled eyes, the verdict which meant her freedom, the attractive 31-year-old widow was back with her three small children in the Peabody cotiage home where Fire Captain William J. Costello died of a mysteriously administered dose of potassium cyanide just six months ago Thursday. To set hei free, the jury of mid dle-aged Essex county tradesmen and artisans refused to accept the government's hypothesis that Mrs. H. Costello, lured by the love of Ed ward J. McMahon, young married policeman, and $5,000 life insurance, fed her husband a cyanide-filled capsule under the pretense of giv ing him a sleeping powder. CAR THIEVES ARE BUSY Steal Six Autos at Circus Grounds Tuesday Night. Police Sy. Auto thieves did a rushing busi ness at the circus grounds on West Washington street Tuesday night. Six cars were stolen from the grounds, according to reports to po lice today. Four of the autos were owned by Indianapolis persons. and the others were taken from residents of Westfield and Boggstown. knee beginning to swell. He started crying for help. n m m THE police first aid car. headed by patrolman James Sente ney. raced to the scene. Th? res cue squad was powerless. Frank was stuck tight. Then came a police radio car, manned by pa trolmen Pat Moriaritv and Ward Pettijohn. They couldn't help, either. HEELS of me Indiana ’ ’ Home Loan Owners’ Cor poration started moving today, and the first loan will go to a middle aged woman, whose husband is paralyzed, and who has taken in washings to pay on a S6OO mort gage. The woman. Mrs. Lillie Scalf, 59, of 2415 North Olney street, told E. Kirk McKinney, manager of the Indiana Home Loan Corporation, which is housed in the Farmers’ Trust building, that she has go.se for three days at a time without food in an effort to pay on the mortgage. She takes in only one washing a day now, she told McKinney. A S6OO loan will be granted, after an appraisal, said McKinney. The owner of the property has agreed to accept the Home Loan Corpora tion bonds, it was said. "This is the type of person we will help.” said McKinney. "The law is intended to aid distressed home owners and the corporation will do just that thing.” MAKES GOOD; PARDONED Escaped Convict, Who Won Success, Gets Executive Clemency. /f/ Vnitrd Prr** COLUMBUS. O . Aug. 16— Paul Maxim, who escaped from a Mans field <O.l reformatory honor camp six years ago and won success in Chicago in an advertising position und-’r an assumed name, has been granted a pardon by Governor George White after-a personal in terview Tuesday in the executive of fices here. TO EMPLOYES: For four years you have watched your wages go down. You have seen honest and industrious fellow workers become the casuals of a great depression pitifully scratching an existence from charity. For months you have gone to bed and gotten up with the fear of losing your job whispering in your ear. You have witnessed with anxiety the withering of the old economic order. At last action has come from the President of the United States. The government has moved from Wall Street back to Washington. Mr. Roasevelt knows that no nation is worth existing that ran not provide its forgotten men with a reasonable opportunity to rear their families decently and save a little money. He is aware that if honest citizens can not be paid for working they must be paid for not working. He believes they have a right to work. The spearhead of his attack on the forces of depression and despair is the NRA. Many of its features are puzzling to employes. It is an unprecedented social experiment There are many ques tions that you will wish to ask. The Times has employed a staff of experts in Washington to answer them for you. Just write or telephone <Rilev 5551 > your queries and we shall try to answer them in this newspaper within two days. Your name will be withheld if you ask us to do so. Stream Pollution Drive Is Planned by State Active offensive against stream pollution throughout the state was being planned at a meeting of the state health board today. This is the first meeting of the new board and the expose of de plorable conditions of Hoosier lakes and streams, as outlined in The Times, was a principal topic of dis cussion. The board was scheduled to meet with Governor Paul V. McNutt for discussion of the matter and to re ceive a report on pollution of Lake Michigan from L. A. Geupel, chief engineer of the state health depart ment. Geupel's report was addressed to the Governor, after Governor Henry Horner of Illinois appealed to Mc- Then up rolled the fire wagon from Engine House 18. headed by Lieutenant Eugene Metzger. Up went a ladder and firemen pried open the limb and down came Frank. Young Redman wasn't hurt seriously, but he was scared seri ously. So were all th? neighbors, until they heard the full story. Entered •• Second Class Matter at I’ostoffice. Indianapolia FAMILY OF FOUR SLAIN BY LAWYER; ‘KNEW TOO MUCH’ Crash of Auto With Deceased Man at Wheel Bares Crime; Wife and Two Children Also Are Victims. DIE OF POISON IN GRAPE JUICE Akron Man Says Murdered Father Had Been Hired to Steal Prosecuting Attorney’s Papers in ‘Big Shot’ Case. Ry Vnitrd Prr** HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Aug. 16.—Mark H. Shank, an at torney, admitted to authorities today that he poisoned a man, his wife, and their two children because the man "knew too much.” An automoible with a dead man at the wheel, a dead woman at his side, and two dead children in the rumble seat crashed into a fence on the Little Rock-Malvern highway Tuesday night. DRAUGHT BEER FLURRYjNDED Cases, Bars Doing Normal Business After Keg ‘lnitiation.’ The first flurry over draught beer ended, Indianapolis went back to normal today, with downtown cases and bars doing fair usual business. Bottled beer was more in demand than on Tuesday, first day of keg beer, but the draught brew was get ting the big play. Prices of 5 cents for a six or seven-ounce stein and 10 cents for a twelve-ounce stein still prevailed. Case owners, after counting their receipts of Tuesday, said the first day of draught beer was a "good day,” but yet "nothing exciting.” Several grocers, who sell beer tc go out. reported their demand for cases of bottled brew was undimin ished. Milwaukee beers were on tap all day Tuesday at one-third of the re tail places in the city. Miller's High Life was in demand, reported sell ers. and Schlitz also was In demand. Blatz will be on sale Thursday, as will Pabst Blue Ribbon, it was re ported. Budweiser was sold for 10 cents a ten-ounce stein Tuesday. Cook's of Evansville and Mausner also were in demand. Park Chiefs to Convene Hit t nitrd Prr** FT. WAYNE. Ind.. Aug. 16—Con vention plans for the Indiana Asso ciation of Park Departments to be held here Sept. 11 and 12 were an nounced today by Colonel D. N. Foster, president of the association. Nutt to have something done, on the ground that Indiana industries in the Calumet district are making Chicago water undrinkable. Geupel's report asserts that the Grand Calumet river in Lake coun ty probably is ‘‘the largest puddle of pollution in the world.” Cities of Gary. Hammond, Whit ing. East Chicago. East Gary. Ho bart, and Chesterton have not ex pended any funds for construction of sewage treatment plants, the re port points out. Calumet district industries have spent $2,000,000 on waste treatment, before dumping refuse into the lake, and much of the bad taste of water now comes from the Illinois side, the report declares. Attention is called to the co operation in solving the problem which got under way last February and the study and analysis being made to determine exact cause of the foul taste and smell of the lake water at times. "A combination of phenol wastes from coke plants and refineries, with the chlorine in the water, sup plies taken from Lake Michigan by Indiana and Illinois cities, includ ing Chicago, is the cause for the carbolic acid or medicinal taste which Governor Horner of Illinois and an Illinois commission have charged are originating in Indiana," ibe engineer s report concluded. HOME EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS Outside Marlon County. 3 Cents Shank jumped out and fled into the woods. He was cap tured soon afterward by po lice aided by bloodhounds. The dead were identified as Alvin Colley of Akron, 0., his wife, and their two sons. Clement. 10. and Clyde. 7. A third child, 4. was not harmed. Confession Is Claimed Millar Halbert, district attorney, announced that Shank admitted placing poison in grap- Juice the motoring party bought at a roadside grocery to drink along the road. Shank said he was an Akron lawyer, and had engaged Colley to steal papers from the Akron prose cuting attorney which involved a "big shot" Shank's firm was de fending. Colley fled to Hot Springs to hide and Shank followed to devise some means of disposing of him, Halbert said Shank confessed. Taken to the cold spring in Saline county where the party had eaten the lunch that purportedly resulted in death for four as they drank the poisoned grapejuice. Shank had ex pressed a desire to end his own life. Sheriff Tom Fisher, Malvern, asked what some crystals were that appeared in the containers out of which the grapejuice was taken. Shank said he suposed they were grapejuice crystals, and said he was willing to drink it. Others, however, warned the sheriff not to let Shank drink the fluid, and Shank, asked if he wanted to commit suicide, replied "Yes.” Shank is alleged to have bought strychnine at Kenmore, 0.. officers said, and about half the poison re mained in a box he said The four bodies were taken to Little Rock for an autopsy. Wants to End Own Life The 4-year-old child who told policemen his name was "Cline,'' was being cared for by Malvern police. He said his “mama and papa drank some grape Juice after I told them to leave it alone be cause I saw Mr. Shank put some thing in it.” Authorities said they understood the Colleys had been star witnesses in a recent murder trial at Akron. It was learned from letters in Col ley’s pocket that he had been using the alias of "Allen Fetty.” Shank, a well groomed, baldish man of 35, remained calm during prolonged questioning. The contents of his pockets revealed a box labeled "strychnine.” Early today he signed this partial confession “I am guilty of murder of four persons by poisoning, and I only ask of you officers that you recommend to the court that it show me all the mercy possible.” He promised to make a detailed confession later. Mystery Tangle in Akron By f nilrit /*rr* AKRON. 0.. Aug 16 —The family of Alvin Colley, four members of which were poisoned near Malvern, Akk . disappeared from their modest home here under mysterious cir cumstances on July 27. police learned today. Mark H Shank, held as the mur derer of Colley, his wife and two children, had been away from his home here since last Saturday, when he left ostensibly for St. Louis, his wife said. Detective Lieutenant A G Rob erts said Colley recently had been questioned in connection with loot ing the office of Robert Critchfleld, Wayne county prosecutor, at Woos ter, O, several months ago Two days after the theft of the records. Shank appeared in court with the defendant in the case, and the man pleaded guilty after Prose cutor Critchfleld produced photo static copies of the stolen records. It’s Back Again It's brown as the eyes of a doe It will make a man lay his schooner down in a 3.2 parlor. It has resulted in black eyes, reams of gab, attempted bribes, threats, pitched battles. It makes enemies of friends and friends of enemies It is woozy, nurty, but nifty. It is what you've been wait ing for—the—but read about it in The Indianapolis Times on Friday. Head it. and weep if you don't.