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Scenes at Speediest Murder Trial Here
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NEGROSLAYER
IN DEATH CELL
(Continued From Pmo One.)
them the warning of Prosecutor Claris
Adams that every hour they were out
was "added insult.”
William Keans, deputy prosecutor, also
told the jury that there *was only one
possible penalty—that of death.
Never in the history of criminal prose
cution in this county has a jury in a mur
der case returned a verdict so quickly.
In fact, the entire case sets a speed
record, and was marked by a demand of
the public that Ray be brought to Justice
quickly.
The crime was committed April 19.
Rav was arrested the following night.
He'was indicted by the Marion county
grand jury In special session Saturday
morning.
Judge Collins ret the case for trial yes
terday.
The trial began at 9 o'clock and all
the evidence was in by 4 o'clock.
The jury retired after being instructed
by the court at 5:43 p. m.. and a few
minutes after 6 was ready to report.
Two minutes after the verdict was read.
Judge Collins sentenced Ray to death.
The police, under Captain Franklin,
and the deputy sheriffs under the direc
tion of Sheriff Robert Miller had com
plete control of the situation every min
ute of the'day.
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The remarkable photographs shown above were taken
during the trial of William Ray, negro murderer, in
criminal court.
Upper picture shows Ray, at point of white arrow,
seated beside his attorney. Frank A. Symmes, county
attorney for the poor.
Jurors in the box are intently listening to the evi
dence.
COLONEL ENDS LIFE BY SHOOTING.
CHICAGO. April 28—Co!. George W.
Lyons, former commander of New Y'ork's
Judge Collins is in the right foreground.
Lower picture shows relatives of the murdered girl.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Smock, father and mother, buried
their faces in their hands while listening to the test!
mony.
The photographs were made by Lester C. N'agley,
staff photographer of The Times, from the balcony of
the courtroom
famous Sixty-ninth infantry, is dead
here today, having ended bis life late
yesterday by shooting himself. Contln-
INDIANA DAILY TIMES, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1920.
EASTERN STAR IN
CONVENTION HERE
More Than 900 Attending Two-
Day Session.
More than 900 delegates are attending
the meeting of the Grand Chapter of the
Eastern Star of Indiana at Masonic tem
ple.
The session convened this morning and
was presided over by Mrs. Cora Holland,
grand matron, and Moses E. Black of
Muncie, grand patron.
Charles ,T. Orblsory, grand master of
the Grand Lodge of Indiana, F. and A.
M.. welcomed the delegates and vlstlors.
Many visitors and grand lodge officers
of other states are present.
A reception and dance will be given
at the Masonic Temple tonight for dele
gates and visitors.
The session will close tomorrow night
after a visit to Queen Esther chapter.
No. 3, where the degrees will be con
ferred.
Interchurch Fund
Totals $29,710,750
NEW YORK. April OS.—The ‘lnter
church World Movement reported today
$29,710,750 has b?en subscribed by twelve
lof the thirty denominations engaged in
the drive for $.'{36,777,570.
LORD ASTOR USES MOTOR SCOOTER.
LONDON, April 08—Lord Astor man
ages to get a note now and then, despite
the overwhelming prominence of his
wife. He is motoring to the house of
lords now on a motor*scooter.
ned brooding over his rejection in France
because of illness is given as the cause
of his act.
Marriage Licenses
Hennis Britton. 22, street car conduc
tor. 363 South Illinois street, and Verna
Boball. 19. 301 Villa avenue.
George (lauton. 38, laborer, 311 West
McCarty street, and Eva Brown, 39, 331
East Louisiana street.
Urban J. Wente, 05, machinist, 1334
Spaan avenue, and Irene C. Pfarr, 20,
2514 Prospect street.
Herman F. Martiage, 26, pipe fitter's
helper, 30 West Southern avenue, and
Lillian M. Lansford, 21, 906 South Maple
street.
Hugh Mcßurney, 10, grinder, 535 Blake
street, and Delia Manley. 43, 934 Maple
street.
Louis Wiess, 25, laborer. 516 North
Sherman drive, and Lillie Wade, 28, 606
Caldwell street.
Births
Archie and Alta Drollinger, 1321 East
Mich gan. boy.
David and Edith Jeffries, 104 Geisen
dorff. boy.
Fred and Fay Elliott, 564(5 College, girl.
Gus and Gladys I’asealis, 008 North
LaSalle, boy.
Ralph and Grace Walker, 3627 Massa
chusetts, boy.
Maurice and Margaret Tibbs. St. Vin
cent's hospital gir,.
Oliver and Cecelia Boaz, St. Vincent's
hosp.tal, boy.
Thomas and Mary Noble, St. Viueent's
hospital, girl.
Marion and Irene Ends. 1939 Shelby,
girl.
' Robert and Clara Davis. 133 South Ori
ental, boy.
Ilurch and Mary Orr. 428 Rankin, girl.
I Janies and Lottie Watson, 2134 Ar
senal. girl.
Robert and Irene Klepper, 577 North
Lynn. boy.
Floyd and Alice Underwood, 2130 Mart
indnle. boy.
Chester and Marie Clegg, 2531 North
Delaware, boy.
George and ‘Hyacinth Rotbrock, 434
Irving Plai'e, boy
Raymond and Mabel Morton. 1547 Me-
I-a!n. girl.
John and Anna Campbell. 728 Russell,
boy,
Benton and Maud Welling. 2172 Oxford,
girl.
Jesse and Elba Cox 119 McLean
place, boy.
Orville and Flossie Stone. 631 West
Twenty ninth, boy.
Roy and Sarah Day. 1317 T<ee, girl
twins.
Deaths
Alice May Arnold* 1, 135 East Seven
teenth, dtplitheria.
Martin Rehrig, S3, Methodist hospital,
chronic interstitial nephritis.
Mary A. Mead, 65, r>43 Westmoreland.
•Uerebrnl hemorrhage.
SFipa INURING 1917 (latest authentic
(&%■ H § \j figures available) motor trucks
%xJr\Jr al* hauled 60 tons of freight a mile for
every person in the United States.
Q Then the country was at war and
the capacity of the railroads was
_ _ overtaxed.
RWH It is doubtful if even a small per-
ATJkV A centage of this enormous tonnage
___ could have been moved except by
*S* 4 w| ms I motor' trucks.
■A A AA\#AA The management of the Standard
tmmm a— Oh Company (Indiana), recognizing
* S *; ff% m grL ii the necessity of furnishing facilities
A tiIHIM I° r supplying gasoline to automo
t.j tut bji es an( j trucks as they traveled
through the country, established
Service Stations at convenient
Mi A points throughout the territory
served.
These Service Stations perfected
Ma Vi J3WAA the system of distribution main
tained by the Company.
The drivers of this caravan of motor
trucks which carried the 6 billion
ton miles of freight in 1917 would
have found their task more difficult
of accomplishment had it not been
for the network of Service Stations
along the way.
While the Standard Oil Company
was supplying a substantial share
of the fuel consumed by these
motor trucks, it also was supplying
its regular patrons, and meeting
the demands of the United States
Government with great quantities
of gasoline for war purposes.
Its preparedness, and its ability to
meet an emergency, however un
heralded the emergency may be,
serves to emphasize one of the
salient phases of the bigness of the
Standard Oil Company (Indiana).
Standard Oil Company
(Indiana)
> 910 So. Michigan Ave., Chicago, UL
2040
Lizzie B. Knight, 37, 1533 Deloss, pul
monary tuberculosis.
Lain Steinet, £5, Methodist hospital,
carcinoma. .
Ellsworth 8. Burkhart, 54, 054 West
Thirtv-third, septic endocarditis.
Laura E. Redd, 49, 949 Locke, asphyx
iation. _
Alfonsine Lockhart, 6(5, 2958 Broadway,
chronic nephritis.
C.vrUl Tonsic, l day, City hoapital, pul
monary hemorrhage.
Henrietta V. Burk, 64, St. Vincent a
hospital, carcinoma.
Eliza Francis Ellis, 56, 1845 (Means,
tuberculosis.
Minnie Mounts, 65, 708% Indiana, as
phyxiation (accidental).
NATION FEELS
NEED OF BOOKS
The remedy for the dangers of demo
cracy is accurate information, Myron
Chandler of New Y’ork City, a director
of the American Library association, to
day Jpld librarians and library trustees
in a conference held at the Severiu hotel.
Men and women appointed by tile gov
ernors of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Mich
igan, Kentucky and West Virginia at
tended the conference.
Judge O. L. Wildermitb of Gary, pres
ident' of the board of trustees of the
Gary public library, presided at the meet
ing.
Carl FI. Milan, executive secretary of
the American Library association, for
merly an Indianapolis man, spoke at the
conference, outlining the work of the
"Books for Everybody" campaign,
whereby $2,000,000 will be raised for ua
tional library purposes.
Mr. Chandler held that the librarians
should be included In the list of "pillars
of the cities and villages" of the country.
"Half baked ideas that have Rpread in
the nation have come from ignorance,
and It is the work of the American Li
brary association to help combat such
condition In bettering library facilities
for the foreigners and the ignorant,” d’
c)ard Mr. Chandler.
Mr. Milam pointed out the need of
furnishing literatnre to Inmates of penal
institutions as one means of helping to
regenerate them.
Among trustees attending the meeting
are J. A. Miller. Wheeling. W. Va.; Mrs.
J. L. D. Samuel. Parkersburg. W. Va.;
Miss Lewis Harvey, Huntington. W. Va.:
Fannie C. Kawson, Frankfort. W. Va.;
Thomas McCarfney. Lexington, Ky.; J.
H. Freeman, Springfield and Aurora. 111.;
Mary S. Oldberg, Evanston. 111.; Henry
N. Loud. Detroit; Harry F. Kepner, Cory
don, Ind.; Clifford R. Myers, Charleston,
W. Va.; L. D. Arnett, Charleston. W.
Va.. and Rernis Bnen, Dayton, O.
Brightwood Store
Has Burglar Visit
Burglars were busy in Brightwood
early today.
The glass from the rear door of the
it’s rub and scrub
I Jail day lons
Does It Catch You in the Back?
-4 ously attacked by pain in back
(lumbago), or limbs, “neuralgic”
pains—shooting anywhere, or awol
v ' en and P a ' n^ Pain and
! backache of any kind are often
l caused by kidney disorder, which
h / means that the kidneys are not
V— wor king properly. Poisonous mat
if v/ ter and uric acid accumulate within
I try ftWf I bod y great abundance, over
lay //// \ VIX H working the sick kidneys. Perhaps
to /y ft A y° u have become nervous,
< ffl Jliu l—m despondent, sick, feverish, ir
-1 '(lM\ Mi! /ffl/,/ aMlr ritable, have headache or
f§lr v V/f// -r* WiM * jj spots appearing before the
u/ ; eyes, bags under the lids and
lack ambition to do things.
The latest and most effective means of
overcoming such trouble is, take a single
V r Anuric (anti-uric-acid) Tablet before
each meal.
Obtain Anuric at any drug store, or send ten cents to Dr. Pierce’s
Invalids’ Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., or trial package. Listen to this:
Owosso, Mich.—“l had been overcome with coal gas and was
; very weak—hardly able to walk and had no appetite. Had a
i breaking out on the side of my face that itched and prickled like
needles. I also had kidney trouble from which I could never get
any help. Finally I wrote to Dr. Pierce at the Invalids Hotel in
: Buffalo. N. Y., and under his advice T took the ‘Golden Medical
Discover}*,’ ‘Favorite Prescription,’ ‘Pleasant Pellets,’ and the
‘Anuric Tablets’ for kidneys and backache. My back was very
sore, I could hardly get downtown, but the third day the soreness
was all gone. Now I can walk anvwhere and it doesn’t hurt the
least.”—MßS. MARY A. DANA, 409 Comstock St.
Preston Brothers grocery, 2352 Station
street, was broken and an Iron bar re
moved by thieves who helped themselves
to cigars, chewing gum and candy.
A revolver and about $1 in pennies
also were missing.
Motor Policemen Finney and Lansing
Investigated,
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