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Crowd Storms Jail and Takes
Six Negroes Held in At
tack on White Girl.
DULUTH, Minn., Jpne 16.—Minnesota
state miiitiamen restored order in the
streets of Duluth today, following a
night of mob rule which resulted in the
lynching in one of the main streets of
the city of three negro circus roustabouts
who had been arrested for attacking a
17-year-old white girl.
The girl was reported to have died
as the result of her experiences.
Following the news of the attack,
which spread quickly through the city,
the mob, numbering some 5,000 men,
broke Into the jail where the negroes
were confined, and took them from the
■ Six negroes had been arrested in con
nection with the crime.
► Three of the accused were found "'not
Juilty” at a mock trial before the lynch
fags. t
J* Not a shot was fired In the mob demon
•• The three negroes hanged were Isaac
JttcGhie, Elmer Jackson and Nate Green.
Hoosier Is Boosted
for Rotarian Chief
* Indianapolis will be represented by
about thirty-four Rotarians at the an
nual convention of International Rotary
clubs, to be held at Atlantic City next
■ Some of the wives and other members
6t their families will accompany some
kotarians to the convention.
i Indianapolis Rotarians are boosting
<Tohn N. Dyer of Vincennes, Nlnd., as
president of the international organiza
: v Births
and Dora Lee, 3292 North
jElovey, boy.
. John and Maude Hughes, 643 North
Parker, boy.
Harrison and Nellie Rowland, 942
North Temple, boy.
Cecil and Clara Chambers, 2509 West
Tenth, boy.
Bernard and Katie Gallagher, 2402
Stuart, boy.
* Oral and Laura Steen, 2520 Walker,
Forest and Ina Kalney, 3220 Roosevelt,
Charles and Cecil Carter, 2046 LaSalle,
George and Elva Garland, 20 Lansing,
girl. '
Frank and Harriet Fort, 429 East
Court, girl.
Raymond and DQrothy Bell, 322 Leeds,
Monroe and Mary Johnson, City hos
pital, girL
. Robert and Bessie Alums, City hos
pital, girL
* Henry and Florence Newmeyer, 430
North Moreland, girl and boy, twins.
’ Louie and Bannie Chilton, 1565 Shel
ly, girl.
- John and Catherine Titus, 102 Lansing,
; Louis and Caroline Stonnage, 765
North Holmes, boy.
Bert and Vernette Wado, 1939 West
Vermont, boy.
- Simon aud Minnie Smith, 2001 Alvo J,
Otto and Frieda Gray, 918 South New
•Jersey, boy.
James and Pearl Higgins, 126 Ful
ton, boy.
* Ezra and Mary Williams, 1409 East
Market, boy.
* Frederick and Mag da line Galloway,
IWI South Holmes, girl.
Hubert and Murley Stokes, Methodist
hospital, girL
Mary L. Pauli, 54, 327 N. Davidson,
-multiple cyst of kidney.
Henderson George, 81, 3055 N. Merl-
Mian, acute lobar pneumonia.
Jantes Levi Hail, 15, Long hospital,
glioma of brain.
Jessie Adele Hammei, 58, 2250 Central,
jphronic myocarditis.
r. William IS. Taulman, #7, City hospital,
Internal hemorrhage.
* Alex A. McDaniel, 62, 91S W. New York,
(cerebral hemorrhage.
William Rico, 12, Oliver avenue and
-White river, drowning (accidental).
J Henry Rhodes, 78, 2206 Winter, arterio
, Claud Taylor. 1. 2024 Brighton boule
vard, acute gastro enteritis.
s Lydia Emery, 30. 1236 W. Washington,
kmlmon&ry tuberculosis.
c Paul B. Pasch, 71, 353 Caven, chronic
•• Grace M. Kittle. 29, Deaconess hospi
tal, acute myocarditis.
i Robert Thompson, 81, 843 Indiana,
* Caroline M. Parsons, 77. 522 East Fif
teenth, cerebral hemorrhage.
I. Robert Metgzer, 54, 610 Lexington,
lobar pneumonia.
? Mary C. Evans, 57, Methodist hospital,
-w- ,
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-Continued®; frorn Page 1
attempted to clear himself, but also did
not involve Chief Schmitt, but admitted
that he heard that liquor had been trans
ported into Evansville.
Both Freidle and Trautwein testi
fied they made an attempt to catch the
booze runners.
“How many catches did you make in
the police boat?" the court asked
’ One,” answered Freidle.
Trautwein admitted that a tip came
to headquarters from a minister at Hen
derson, Ky., that a shipment of booze
was coming into town by a certain road.
Trautwein stated that the chief or
dered -him to remain at police head
quarters instead of going out and hunt
ing for the booze runners.
“Yo uwere to arrest them If they hap
peqpd to come to headquarters?” asked
District Attorney YanNuys.
The witness was silent. '
| O. R. Luhring, congressman from Ev
| ansville, appeared as a character witness
for Fred Ossenberg.
On cross-examination by District At
torney VanNuys, Luhring admitted that
i Ossenberg’s place of business is in the
colored district and that Luhring and
Ossenberg often had conferences.
“You mea nthat Freddie Ossenberg is
a political boss down there?” asked the
district attorney.
“Not a boss from the standpoint of
being corrupt,” snapped Luhring.
VanNuys asked, “if a political boss
means a man who can control enough
votes to swing an election, then Ossen
; berg is a political boss?”
| “Yes,” answered Luhring.
Luhring explained to the court that he
was just a viistor and was suddenly
called as a witness.
Those introducing a defense in an at
[ tempt to refute the evidence introduced
by the government are Edgar Schmitt,
police chief of Evansville and the central
figure of the alleged conspiracy are:
i Fred Ossenberg. republican factional
leader at EvansvlUq, who is alleged to
have influenced the sheriff of Vander
burg and bis deputies not to interfere
with the “whisky runners” between
i Henderson, Ky., and Evansville.
Herbert Males, sheriff of Vanderburg
county, whose alleged obedience to Os
senberg allowed the favorites of Chief
, Schmitt unmolested access to roads
leading to Evansville.
Abe and Moses Klyman, former whole
sale liquor dealers of Henderson, Ky.,
whom government witnesses claimed
they purchased whisky from for trans
portation into Indiana.
Charles J. Ruhl, deputy sheriff, al
leged to have been a part of the whisky
transportation conspiracy.
Andy Freidle, captain of police; Enoch
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What’s What
In Indianapolis
(< j Know Your Own
Home Town ’
( Ey Itie Rejerenct Department, lndianaptlii
Public Library, C. E- Rush, Librarian )
When was Indianapolis first connected by telegraph with
another city?
In 1848, to Dayton, O.
Where does Indianapolis foster its art?
In the John Herron Art institute the city has one of the noted art
museums of the United States. It was organized by t(ie Art asso
ciation of Indianapolis iu 1883, and Incorporated the same year. In
1895, John Herron, an Indianapolis man, left a bequest of $250,p00
with the stipulation that an art museum should be built and an art
school conducted which should bear his name.
For what fine piece of art is Indianapolis noted?
The Soldiers' and Sailors' monument, which is recognized as one of
the most noteworthy monuments in thelTnited States. It is said to be
the greatest monument in the world erected to commemorate the
services ot its citizen soldiery and the first ever erected directly in
honor of the private soldier. Designed by Bruno Schmidt, it was
erected at a cost of more than $500,000 and dedicated in 1902.
(Series Number Thirty-three.)
Weir, William Fuchs and James Traut
wein, all members of the police depart
ment at Evansville, and according to
the government witnesses made no in
terference with the alleged wide open
transportation of liquor Into the state.
Carl Dreisch, inspector of weights and
measures. /
Arthur R Booth, city councilman.
Charles Smith and William Morris, po
lice officers.
The others of the seventy-eight de
fendants with the exception of two men,
who have not been arraigned, have en
tered pleas of guilty.
Efforts of the defense to meet the evi
dence of the government are centered in
an effort to refute evidence submitted
against Chief Schuiltt, Ossenberg, the
Kiymans, Sheriff Males aud Deputy
Ruhl and Enoch Weir.
Arthur Booth, during the trUI cross
examined a government witness in his
own behalf and this examination appar
ently cleared up the situation in the
opinion of Booth.
Refore the defense began introducing
evidence, Judge Anderson had repeatedly
slated that no irrevelant matters will be
allowed to be Introduced os defense, as
the case is being tried solely under
federal law with no consideration of
the state laws or any injunctions Is
sued by a state court to prevent the
prosecutor from enforcing the state pro
hibition low.
The last dozen witnesses for the gov
ernment were introduced for the ap
parent purpose of corroborating previous
testimony given by the principal nit
ucsses for the government.
Richard Pennington, a defendant who
pleaded gulltj', testified to buying whisky
from the Klyman Brothers at Hender
son, and of seeing Fred Ossenberg, Cir
cuit Judge Gould, Ben Bartlett, a police
officer and others together.
Charles Thompson, a defendant, who
has pleaded guilty, testified to having
had others bring whisky Into him and
testified that he gave SSO while a case
was pending in the city court age last
his wife and stated that Schmitt ac
cepted the ''gift."
"My wife gave City Judge Ireland a
fountain pen for Christmas and I gave
him a pen and a box of cigars,” testi
fied Thompson,
"Did Judge Ireland give you the pen
back?" asked Judge Anderson.
“No," replied Thompson, in explaining
that he gnve Chief Schmitt the pens to
give the city Judge.
“And did the chief do it?” asked
Judge Anderson with a smile.
"Yes, he did because I heard about it,*'
The Rushing-the-season Sale comes to an end Saturday!
Buy this week and get
20% Discount
on all 5-piece fancy
and other
good clothes
THIS announcement of the close of the Schloss “Rushing the
Season Sale,” will, we feel sure, bring as great a response
as did its opening two weeks ago—a rush to get the best
clothes made at prices expected at the end of the season.
Our purpose was to right stocks, and to give more men a chance
to get acquainted with Schloss clothes and Schloss service. Our aim
has been accomplished—and so we give you the “last call”—you can
save exactly 20% from the fair, plain-figure prices if you buy before
Saturday night. For your own good take advantage of this saving!
schloss Pros Cos
Outfitters for Men and Boys
Indiana's Finest Hair Cutting, 25c
Boys’ Store —Second Floor , Children Barber Shop
replied Thompson. Thompson testified
that he considered the SSO he gave
Schmitt money for "killing trouble.”
Charles Schave, formerly of the Evans
ville police department, testified an em-.
ploye of the police station came out of
the chief's office and gave him a check
for $l5O and told him to have it cashed.
Tex Roberts testified that Chief Schmitt
called him to his office and stated that he
(the chief) understood that Roberts
wanted to give SSO to the family of James
Boner, who was then ser-'-'ng a sentence
imposed by the federal court for violat
ing the federal liquor laws.
“I had it cashed and came back and
gave It to the chief,” said Schave, “and
the chief asked me what it was for, and
I told him I was instructed to have, it
“The chief then said it was a check
that Boner had left,” testified Schave.
Schave testified that a woman, alleged
to be the operator of an immoral house
at Evansville was with Boner at head
quarters at the time the check was Writ
ten. Schave slated that he was after
ward reduced from the rank o fan officer
after he had told the press about the
transaction and that Chief Schmitt after
ward reduced from the rank of an officer
but talked too much.”
Schave was not indicted and was only
a witness of the government.
Roberts testified that Schmitt told him
to give the SSO to John Boner, a brother
of James Boner, and stated that he did.
John Boner substantiated the evidence
of Roberts and said the money was used
in the interest of the family of his
brother. ,
David Wolf, former saloon keeper, terf
tifled that Chief Schmitt "borrowed” SSO
from him to go to Hot Springs, and that
he talked to Schmitt about transporting
booze into the state.
Abram Cohn, who operates a grocery
at Evansville with his brother, Sol
Cohn, admitted having beer brought into
the stateyin large assignments and tes
tified th/t Chief Schmitt ran a grocery
bill at his store and never paid the bill
during 1918 and 1919.
On cross-examination, Attorney John
W. Spencer attempted to force Cohn
to admit that Schmitt paid his bill
every Saturday night.
“No, he didn't," answered Cohn.
“Why last Saturday night didn't be
come in and buy two chickens and pay
for them?” asked Attorney Spencer.
“Schmitt asked me for two chickens
but I didn't let him have them,” an
swered Cohn.
A colored boy was introduced as a
witness and testified to hauling a trunk
said to contain whisky from the L. A-
N. depot to a lonely countrw road and
then leaving it there on Instructions
from some officer at headquarters.
Fred McDaniels, assistant Inspector of
tile L. A N„ who was not indicted, tea
lifted of seeing the trunk containing
whisky and seeing City Judge Ireland
of Evansville and Enoch Weir drive up
to the station.
McDaniels testified that he and Weir,
who is a police officer tinder Indictment,
followed the truck containing the trunk
full of whisky, to police headquarters.
"At police headquarters,” testified Mc-
Daniels, “Weir told me that I was no
longer wanted.”
McDaniels said that this remark made
him so angry that he forgot to watch
where the p-uek went to with the
whisky after it left headquarters.
J. Cavins, a police officer, who was
not Indicted, testified that he saw the
trunk containing the whisky at the de
pot and reported the fact to Captain
of Police Andy Freidle.
“Freidle over the phone told me ‘not
to see too much, as I knew what tomor
row was.’ ”
“And what was tomorrow?” asked Mr.
“Election day,” answered Cavins.
Cavins testified that he “didn’t see any
more,” left the atatlon and when he re
turned the trunk waa not there.
Clarence Wilhelm testified that he at
one time engaged three taxicabs to bring
whisky into Evansville for Otto Klein
and maintained tht he saw as high as
ten to fifteen automobiles loaded with
whisky going trr Evansville.
Frank J. Diehl, Ed Schearer and others
testified for the government.
There is every indication that final ar
guments will begin late today or early
in the morning.
-Cpntinued(g) from Page 1
took them to Zionsvllle, from which they
came to Indianapolis In a taxicab.
They said they had no Idea how the
men reached Indianapolis with the car
after the accident.
Miss Durbin said her purse containing
SSO was misfiling.
Mrs. Meyers' purse was found in the
The women said they knew the man,
giving his name as Blaffey, as William
Blnssey, and that he lived at 1210 North
Randolph street.
Grove was arrested on a charge of
operating a blind tiger and driving an
automobile while under the influence es
liquor and Blaffey was charged with
operating a blind tiger.
Grove's condition Is said to be the most
Jailed When He Fails
to Give SI,OOO Bond
Earl S. Poore of Botb Bend, charged
with the theft of S3OO worth of Liberty
bonds and $lO in War Bavings certifi
cates, was placed In the Marion county
Jail today upon failure to give SI,OOO
■■■? Ued frQm Paqe 1
provement of Capitol avenue from Mc-
Carty street to Morris street was ap
proved and asphalt was ordered used.
The total amount of -this bid was
A bid of $3.20 a lineal foot for side
walks and curbing on Cnadwick street
from Wilkins street to Morris street was
entered by the Marlon County Con
struction Company.
Abel Bros, bid $2.06 a lineal foot for
the grading and pavement of sidewalks
on Rochester avenue from Michigan
street to Walnut street.
The resignation of Miss Helen Lowe,
assistant clerk In the engineering de
partment was accepted and Mrs. Grace
L. Huchison was appointed to fill the
vacancy to be left by Miss Lowe.
Hector Blondln, 38, farmer, Isle La
Motte, Va., and Lena Clark, 26, 2023
Boulevard place.
Henry Fivecoats, 39, farmer, Hope, Ind.,
and Mabel S. Stucker, 29, telephone oper
ator, Hope, Ind.
Isaac B. Williams, 31, traveling sales
man, St. Louis, Mo., and Mary E. Lock
head, 24. 1202 North Pennsylvania street.
Russell Fleetwood. 27, clerk, 834 Bu
chanan street, and Gladys M. Silvery, 21,
812 Pine street.
Gustav A. Roth, 34, pattern maker,
Louisville. Ky., and Grace M. Keifer, 21,
1738 Nortn Delaware street.
Charles E. Fleming, 34, painter, 817
Coffee street, and Thelma J. Champion,
20, chocolate dipper, 1153 Laurel street,
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Untrimmed Shapes,
A lot of untrimmed hats in
large and small shapes, all col
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all good styles, shapes that
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special, at 39£.
Children’s Hats, 59c
In large or small shapes,
black and straw color, some
have streamers, special at 59#
—Goldstein’s, Third Floor.
Don’t let these things worry
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poison, heals the bites and kills
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Indianapolis man suffered from rheu
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Mr. Geo. W. Matthews, who lives at 860
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papers on the streets. He worked for
the Big 4 R. R. (where he is still em
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Dreco did for me what other medicines
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The old-faehloned remedies, made from
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