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THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1931 Local Brevities ; Dr. George Jones was In Chicago this morning on business. Mrs. Alberta Harding was In Chicago on business today. Cut Flowers, dowering plants, funeral designs. Valparaiso Floral Co. « For rent--5-room cottage, good location, m blocks from post office. Flume 855-J. 13-lf Miss Laurette Lyon Ford went to Chicago today where she will witness the ball game. Mrs. Tom Benton was operated on lost evening at the Christian hospital for appendicitis. Presbyterian Missionary Society bake sale Saturday at nine o'clock. at Lowenstines 22-3 Edward Turven left yesterday for Baltimore, Md., where he has accepted a position. Miss Charlotte Burk has accepted a position in the office of Lorlns, and Lorlng, attornys at law. Spiritual message circle held by Mr. Slater at COS Brick street Wednesday, 8 p. m. Private read- Ings by appointment. Phone 609- n. Public invited. Tues. tf Mrs. Louis Kull and daughter, Miss Mildred Kull and Mrs. Kenneth Hagen arc spending the day In Chicago. Modern Woodmen Dance and Card Party Thursday evening at 9 o'clock. Couple 25c. 21-3 Dr. and Mrs. D. E. Gray of Crown Point spent the day here with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Collins'. Emory Church of Elkhart Is spending several days In this city with his brother, Hiram Church and family. M. R. Lowenstlne leaves tomorrow for Land O' Lakes, Wis., for his annual trout fishing trip. He will be gone about a month. THE VALPARAISO NATIONAL BANK AND FIRST TRUST CO. WILL OPEN AT 9:00 A. M. AND CLOSE AT 4:00 P. M. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME, APRIL 27 AND THEREAFTER. 21-23-25 It is reported that Mrs. Nancy Drcsenbcrg is seriously 111 at her home on W. Chicago street. She has been 11! the past week. Mrs. A. C. Kamplain of this city Is spending the week in Indianapolis attending the Eastern Star convention. Mrs. Kamplain is worthy matron of the Golden Rule chapter. Woman's Union of the Methodist church meets with Mrs. Sarah Corson, 302 Jefferson street, Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Lunch will be served. Miss Helen Doten left yesterday for her home in LeRoy, Wis., after spending the past several days in this city as the guest of Miss Myra Lerch, of 205 Institute street. W. HUNTINGTON, PIANO TUNING. ORDERS BOOKED BEFORE MAY 15. S1.G5. 23-2 Friends of Mrs. M. L. DeMotte will be Interested to know that she is considerably Improved at the where she is at present undergoing treatment. Claus Specht returned to this city Wednesday after a visit since Saturday with W. L. Houran and family at Lombard, III. Mrs. Specht who made the trip with him remained for a more lengthy visit. First dun haircut ZSo--Deer'*. 2-tf Building and Loan Fay Week. 23-2 Short-cake layer set. Ready for the berries. Fresh every day. Boule's Bakery. 3 good barbers at Deer's. There's a reason. Follow the crowd. 17-tf Wedding bouquets, corsage, geraniums, petunias, Vaughn's seeds, gladiolus. Valpo Floral Co. 21-12 For renU-5-room cottage, good location, l'/j blocks from post office. THE VIDETTE.MESSENGER VALPARAISO, INDIANA COME HERE TO CONTEST FOR BAND HONORS (Continued from page one) Phone 855-J. La3t week to get tickets, Kappa quilt. Given away. Red Arrow auction Saturday. 21-3 Mrs. Frank Lesch was called to Honcsdale, Pa., this afternoon upon receipt of a telegram Informing her of the serious illness of her mother. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Whitaker went to Gary this afternoon where they attended the funeral of Da Lee Gardner, son of Mr. and Mr E. J. Gardner of this city. Spiritualist message services, p. m., Friday. Private readln from 2 to 5 at 005 Mound St. thurs- Justln Shauer was able to 1 down at his office yesterday fi the first time in several days hav Ing been confined to his home wit illness. See our new line of dresses a the Style Shoppe, formerly the Ai na Blaney Millinery. Mrs. E. N. Norris is attending th annual convention of the order o Eastern Stars in Indianapolis whlc is being held there several daj this week. A new plat described at Unit "J in Beverly Shores was left for rec ord today in the office of Myron J Drapier, local abstract man, by th Frederick H. Barllett company. George Wolfe of this city an Samuel Rogers of Westville, wh lave been sojourning during th winter months at Sarasota, Fla., re urned home yesterday. They mad lie trip by automobile. The Loyal Order of Moose an Women of Mooseheart Legion wll hold their annual memorial services at Moose Hall, Monday evening April 27th at 8:00 o'clock. Publi cordially Invited. 23-: John M. Barclay, Jr., has return' ed to his home In Chicago after a week's visit here with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Gustafson. GOLFERS--75 pair men's sample woo] golf hose. 98c. Lowenstines.' 23-: Mr. and Mrs. Myron J. Drapier and Setii Eason drSve to LaPorte this afternoon where they attended the funeral of Rear Admiral R. R. Ingcrroll. Mr. Eason and Mrs Drapier are cousins of Mrs. Ingersoll. Porter township farm bureau market and food sale, Montgomery Ward Service Station, 153 Lincolnway, Sat., April 25, starting at 9 a. m. We will sell potto salad, assorted pies, cakes, cottage cheese, baked eans, brown bread, dressed chickens and many other articles. Walter Boesel was in Michigan 'Ity yesterday on business. He paid a short visit to Ike Williams while there, a former student and well known in this city. Mr. Willams, who has been employed nt Eleventh street in Michigan City, Is now three blocks north of his old between Class B organizations and the players to the winnings bands and medals to victorious soloists. The only local organization cn- tered In the contest, the Valparaiso high school band, will play at 7 o'clock. August Buccl, of the university, Is conductor of this new organization and with a number of loyal backers to encourage tlran these embryonic musicians have a 13-tf good chance of winning In their class and thereby achieving the opportunity of entering the state contest next week. Mr. Bucci Is well-known around Valparaiso as composer of the university's victory march. Recently he wrote a new /ictory march for the high school. Tinder Mr. Buccl the high schoo and ·will play two optional selec- ,ions, "The Master" by Vandercook and "The Gypsy Festival Overture' by Hayes. Besides these numbers they must also play "The Spirit of America" by Zamecnlk which Is a contest requirement, The local organization played for a special assembly at the high school today to arouse interest In Lhe contest and tomorrow they will appear before the university student body at a special convocation. Programs will be distributed to HIGH SCHOOL BAND READY FOR REGIONAL CONTEST (BY MABLE BENNEY) Owing to some forty of Prof. O. O. Pauloy's pupils being away at a field day trip, Wednesday, the weekly assembly of the Valparaiso high school was held on Thursday. The program was a rare treat for alt The band, under the direction of August Buccl, gave the program which they will offer Saturday evening In the regional band contest at University auditorium. Besides the musical harmony which the conductor has been able to develop this winter, he has also brought out a sense of responsibility and mental alertness in the members of the band that will be of great benefit in any walk of life. The thirty seven members of the band handled their Instruments like a company O f soldiers, stood or s»t erect with eyes always directed toward their leader; anii altogether, made an appearance very honorable to the school. After the delightful music John Seymour and Kenneth Sauter each gave the Gettysburg Address. These young men were chosen by two rival sections of English to represent them In an oratorical contest. The decision of the judges has not yet been rendered but both won most hearty applause. To return to the music, a regional band contest may not again be held In Valparaiso for years. Everyone should take this opportunity to hear some o' the finest bands In Indiana. Our band will play Saturday evening promptly at seven o'clock. HAWKS BROKE RECORD BUT DARED DEATH (Continued from page one) Charles. Ohlfost and William Pet- ocatlon , employed In the Ohmlng ers of the Valparaiso Water depart- dru g s t ore _ ment. went to Lafayette, Ind., today where they delivered the section of the old water main which has been in the ground forty-five years, and has been on exhibition in the local office, to the hydraulics department at Purdue university. Prof. Greve will make various tests relative to pressure, friction. CHESTERTON TO GRADUATE 32 ON MAY 21ST Thirty-two will receive diplomas at the annual commencement i exercises of the Chesterton high school to be held hi the Chesterton high school auditorium on Thursday evening. May 21, at 7:30 o'clock, central standard time. The class comprises twenty-one girls and eleven boys. The baccalaureate sermon to the class will be given on Sunday, May 17, at the high school auditorium. The alumni banquet is scheduled for Saturday evening, May 23. The list o£ graduates follow. Douglas Anderson, Roy Brooks, Elzene E. Charlson, Loul.s M. Gland, Opal M. Hadenfelt, Wyona Ruth Harvil, Virgil A. Hokanson, Roy E. Holm, Prances Kemil, Herbert Link, Ruth E. Lundbcrg, Reginald A. Mabln, Clarice Marquart, Adalene P. Olson, Adeline E. Peterson, Robert L. Peterson, Viola I. Rlley. Martin Rlntz, Carl Rooney, Oral M. Samuelson, Margaret O. Samuclson, N. Gcraldine Samuelson, Faith E. Schabcs, Lelah May Slmlson, Evelyn M. Sklbbie, Dorothy Maxlne Snydcr, E. Jcanctte Stephens, Ella H. Stralesky, Alice Irene Vcden, Gladys S. Wise, Margaret Mary Wiseman nrl Everette Wittc. Mrs. Don L. Richards will return home this evening from a visit In Chicago since Saturday with her mother, Mrs. Clementine Hunt. Mrs. O. F. Kelvie and daughter Mariangeneen and Miss Fidelia Salyer, who have been In St. Petersburg, FJa., since December I, are expected to arrive home this evening. dent last year. The medal is on display In the window of the Hallmark store on LUicolnway, and was de signed and made hi the Hallmar shop by Forrest M. Jones, membe of the Hallmark firm. guests Saturday and guides will be available. Tickets may be purchased either at Sievers Drug store or at the ;ate. Single admission to solo contest is ten cents, to band contests ,wenty-flve cents, or a ticket for all contests may be had for fifty cents. Mr. Schweppe, head of the music department, says hi connection with his admission price, "If anyone can get more music for fifty cents han this where." I wish they'd tell me REJECTS BIDS ON NEW SPAN OVER CALUMET (Continued from page one) IS SEEKING ADDRESS Hoy B. Julian, superintendent of schools, finds himself in the position of having been offered something for the good of the schools, that he desires...yet because of a slip, he Is unable to establish the identity of the volunteer donor. A day or so ago a woman school ural steel, with wing abutments. Mr. Nichols, who has built many iridgcs in Porter county, appeared icfore the board and pointed out hat it was not the policy of countj oards in the past to build fixed fractures of concrete over dredge itches. The steel bridges, he point- d out, could be moved to other pots and set up, whereas the con- rete could not. He recalled that during period etween 1905 and 1910, P. E. Layne, n engineer, constructed a number f bridges In the county from steel otieu from the Chicago World's air of 1892. "He was a wonder- ul fabricator," Mr. Nichols de- ared. "Not a one of his bridges ave failed, though they were con- ructed for lighter loadings than ow exist." Representatives of the Luden impany were ali-o present to sub- it the merits of their type of Idge construction. Attorney Edund J. Freund represented them. The Brummitt bridge has been t for several years, and a tem- urary bridge has been In service, he cost of the bridge will be borne om the gasoline tax. The engi- er's estimate of the cost wa 0,500. but the bids were from ,000 to $4,000 under this figure. patron called Superintendent Julian on the phone and informed him !hat she had a set of world histories that she would be glad to pre- SPRING RALLY OF REBEKAHS WELL ATTENDED Mrs. Mildred Richmond, of Union Mills, was elected president of district No. 6, Rebekahs, comprls- ng Laporte and Porter county odges at the spring meeting held .t Michigan City Wednesday. More han two hundred members from the two counties attended. Other officers named were: Bertha Marquart, Chesterton, vice- president; Rose Hagen, Wheeler treasurer; Belle Canfield, Union Mills, secretary; Mary Schenck, Valparaiso, warden; Ella Richmond Wheeler, conductress; Mrs. Fair, Hanna, guard; Elfie Davidson, Laporte, chaplain; Ruth Hlnes, Michigan City, musician; Anna Rose, Valparaiso, right support president, Nettle Palmer, Laporte, left support president; Anna Small, Valparaiso, right support vice-president: Elizabeth Schmidt, Hanna. left support vice-president. The round table discussion in the afternoon was in charge of Mrs. Iva Harriott, of Franklin.Ind., vice- president state assembly. The various topics discussed were: The bal- ot, uses and abuses, Mrs. Harriott; Duties delinquent member commit- ee, Mary E. Stripp, Michigan City; Reinstatement, Mrs. Lily Kllnken- )erg, Michigan City; Funds of the sent to the high school If desired. Just us Superintendent Julian was about to make a note of the lady's name and address, some one entered his office and distracted his attention. He Jailed to make the note and now he Is unable to make j a call and accept the desired books.' "If the public spirited individual who made the offer will again call and give me the address, I will be glad to obtain the volumes," he declared today. V\ tA/sn/N/VW^*. "Radio Playlet" Given iuy Ladies at Missionary Meet, Decided Success from Rome on London failed yes terday because ha found that the flight via Nice, instead of over th Alps was "much longer" than the 50 miles he calculated after study- Ing the map. "En rouVj to Rome I must have flown over the highest part of the Alps," he said. "A re-check of my Instruments shows that I went to an altitude of more than 21,000 feet "I became very dizzy because I hd no oxygen and I thought I was going to pass out at one time That would have meant that I was done for." He said he decided to return via "Wee, avoiding the mountains, because he realized his vitally had been reduced by the first part of the flght. "Passing over the Alps on my way to Rome," Hawks said, "I found the altitude greater than I had expected. The rare atmosphere caused 'alntness, and I was afraid to move in my cockpit for fear I might become unconscious. "I had moments of unconscious- less over the mountains in thick ogs. I shall bring oxygen next ime." WIFE READY TO PAY ANY ONLY $11,000 CASH INVOLVED IN TURN-OVER (Continued from page one) Mrs. McHugh Honored by W. W. Guild Group, Mrs. Price is Hostes: Mrs. Hester Price was hostess t twenty-six members of the World Wide Guild Tuesday night. The program opened with singing two songs, "Follow the Gleam" ant "I Would Be True." Devotlonals by Mary Price followed, which closed with a prayer and responsive HONOR MEDAL IS ON DISPLAY The Valparaiso high school baseball player who plays the game with the highest regard to ethics will receive n medal each spring from Attorney Ira 0. Tllton in honor of his son, Victor Tllton, former Vc'-nralso high nnd local profession'!! baseball player, who urns killed In on automobile accl- A very Interesting lesson was given by Laura Swartout on "Dla- nonds in Africa." In connection vtlli the lesson Verneeta. Hock read an article on African missions. A book comment was given. Mary Ellen LaRue favored the group by :d the group by two readings. The business meeting followed the program in which the discussion for he mother-daughter banquet was icld. The mothers' day banquet is to be held in the Baptist church Tuesday evening, May 5. A social time followed the business discussion In which Mrs. James McHugh was pleasantly surprised with many lovely gifts from her guild friends. Mrs. McHugh was formerly Miss Alice Frakcs until two weeks ago when she became the bride of James McHugh. The hostess served delicious frcshmcnts In keeping with April season, rc- tho Call 14 whenever you want quick action Tho Classifieds are sure and speedy. Just what action the payment will have on the pending litigation hi Porter superior court againsl the mandamus order and the method of spreading the assessments is not known. The majority of the $11,000 claimants to be paid in cash' are represented by Valparaiso individuals and firms. CALL FROM BELIEF ROOM In cleaning house, have you anj discarded rugs or linoleum? If so call 455-J. They will call for the articles. There are a limited number of ladies coats on hand which will be given away Saturday afternoon in the relief rooms. NOTICE All members of the Baptist B. Y .P. U. going to the Rally at Indiana Harbor, Friday night, be at the church at six o'clock sharp. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank all friends and neighbors for their great kindness and assistance during the illness and death of our dear husband and father. To all of these who sent lowers arc we grateful. We also wish to thank the pallbearers, Rev. R. Briggs, the singers and the uneral directors. --Mrs. William Adsit and children CHICAGO CASH GRAIN Wheat--No. 1 hard, 82 l-4c to 2 l-2c; No. 2 hard, 82 l-4c; No. 1 ed, 82c; No. 2 red, 81 l-2c; No. 2 northern, 81 l-2c. Corn--No. 1 mixed, 50 l-4c; No. mixed, G8 l-2e to 68 3-4c; No. 3 mixed, !i6 3-4C to 67 l-2c; No. 1 ellow, 59c to GOc; No. 2 yellow, 69c o OOc; No. 3 yellow, 68 l-2e to 58c; . (I yellow, 65c; No. 2 white, 60c o 00 l-4c; No. 3 white, 67 l-4e to 8 l-4c; sample- grade, 47c to 52c. Oats--No. 2 white, 3 0 - 1 -2c. to 0 3-4c; No. S white, 29 l-2c to 0 l-4c; No. 4 white, 29 Me, Rye--No. 1, 45 l-2c. Bnrlcy, 40c to 87c. Timothy, tf.25 to $8.75. Clover, $11.50 to $19.25. odge, Bertha Marquart; Duties of he Investigating committee, Eliza- jeth Schmidt, Hanna; What does he Rebekah lodge stand for? Kate Nichols, of Elkhart. At six o'clock a supper was served in Congregational cSiuroh. Friendly lodge, of Michigan City was hostess for the day, and the so.'isions were held hi Eagles hall. Wheeler lodge won the loving cup for the most new members added during the 3'ear, and Friendly lodge won the banners for having the largest membership and for the unwritten work. The next meeting will be held at Union Mills in May met at the parish hall last evenin; and a goodly crowd was present. Election of officers resulted in the re-election of Mrs. Kroencke for president, and Mrs. Arthur Sievers for secretary-treasurer, while Mrs. Harms was elected vice-president. After the roll call and mite boxes had been collected, the meeting was turned over to the program com- ST. LOUIS, April 23.--(UP)--Dr. Isaac D. Kelley's millionaire wife and wealthy relatives sought today for a way in which their fortunes might be used to locate the kid- naped physician. Kelley, socially and professionally prominent, had been missing since 10 p. m. Monday when he was called from his home on a false emergency case. While Mrs. Kelley gave tacit aid Late News Flashes PUBLISHED CLARA BOW'S "EXPOSES^ IS IN JAIL Lo, Angeles, Cal., April 23.-(UP)-Fr«d.rie H ( publisher of .tabloid newspaper, w». in jaU today e by federal ind lc tment of circulating obscene matter » by pubishing a leries of "exposes" of the will will WARMER WEATHER IS PREDICTED f' A f? 23 -( UP )-Ri««8 temperature whid, frost danger was predicted for Indian, he weather bureau here. Rain is forecast of daTM ot damage, farmers reported. BURKE'S ARRAIGNMENT DELAYED St. Joseph, Mich April 23.-(UP)_Fred Burke', arra^ ment on a charge of murdering Policeman Charle. Skelly, was . delayed again today by the illness of Judge Charle. E. White W.-D seht word that he did not expect to convene the April term' of Berrien circuit court until Monday. Burke was to have been arraigned Monday, but Judge White became ill with a throat ntection, and the opening of court was postponed until io DR. MICHELSON, NOTED SCJENTIST, SERIOUSLY ILL Pasadena, Calif., April 23.-(UP)-Dr. Albert A. Michelson, noted scientist, who has been seriously ill at his home here or several weeks, was reported "very weak" today by hi. phy- ,ician, Dr. W.llard J. Stone. Dr. Michelson suffered a nervou. breakdown during long experiment in the speed of light recently. He is 79 years old. · j i . , «» 1"1G J.M.iO. A«.tllCJ £ C t V C W*-il* «HM mUtee. As a prelude, Rev. George to pollce in thelr ^ forts to locat Schutes gave a very interesting talk' on the China. Then religion of Japan jthe ear and nose specialist, it was and i earn that she would consider no I ransom demand "exorbitant" if her radio playlet, "The husband was returned unharmed. Kimcna," was given by Emma, Pearl and Mln (Mrs. Drevs, Mrs. Burkhart and Mrs. Harms) while CHICAGO, April 23.--(UP)--Dr. QUARANTINE CHILDREN; MENINGITIS EPIDEMIC North Manchester, Ind., April 23.-(UP)-Eyery child id North Manchester was under virtual quarantine today at medical officials sought to halt the spinal meningitis epidemic nat has taken four lives here this month. Mrs. Eva West died ast night, bringing yesterday's fatalities to two. The state card of health has been asked to send a representative here o take charge of the situation. All schools have been closed nd it was feared the entire town would be quarantined. HONDURAS REBELS REPORTED REPULSED Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 23.--(UP)--The government laimed to have repulsed a massed attack of revolutionary prces in a desperate battle at Chamelecon. The fighting con» :nued, however, in the heart of the Cortes region of Northern ionduras, and Loyalist reinforcements were speeding to th* icene to protect the highly important railroad line to San Pedro Sula. Government troops inflicted "great osses" on the rebels, the official advices said, and it was believed the outcome of the engagement might be of a decisive character. and the Bhudda priest. All the an T n f, er TMon hotel here yesterday, a mys- jterious telegram informed Chicago WOMAN SHOOTS HUSBAND THREE TIMES Chicago, April 23.--(UP)--Mrs. Vera Stephens, 33, wounded her husband, Clarence W. Stephens, 31, Chicago Motor Coach ^^^, ,,,,,,, .a.-^-,-^. Company dispatcher, three times today and surrendered to Isaac D. Kelley, missing St. Louis Nortn Kobey street police. Stephens was taken to the Ravens- » rt°Ti= !St V ' *^ C ! 1U !! S _ assumcd physician, was seen at the Mor-; wood hospital in a serious condition. All three bullets struck him in the body. Mrs. Stephens hysterically told police that her husband attempted to attack her, tearing her waist, and follow- ' ed her into a bedroom, where she obtained a .32 calibre revolver and fired at him. She said he had been drinking heavily. NEGROES STEAL LIFE SAVINGS OF MAN Indianapolis, April 23.--(UP)--Savings hoarded tince 1926 were taken from William O. LaFollette, 24, Beech Grove, by three negro bandits after a struggle here last night. LaFollette had removed the cash, $2,000, from a tin can in an empty lot and was going to pay a debt to appease his wife, he told police. Mrs. LaFollette, he reported, deserted him because he refused to pay his debts even though he had hoarded cash. He said he came to Indianapolis and was wandering about the streets when the negroes attacked him. accessories, Chinese gong, telephone, : ]lc todav paper crackling, etc. and the songs , P T w o Ae £ ttves mlmcuiaucly wclu ·R^. r^TM " ° f thS Cast assigned to search the hotel "from KnJsfV n u n '* A«M" s*yr.n c* n u..j.__ ° 'Rose" end "Ann" (Mrs. Schutes top to bottom" for anyone answer- were unrewarded. 0 -_j ,» _ - -- , ujp iu UULLUUI iui anyone uuowci- and Mrs. Laughery) created a radioing Dr . Kelley . s descrrptlon . They atmosphere and judging from the; *inplimentary remarks of the aud- :ence, the cast may sorn be rivals of "Clara," "Lou" and "Em." Mrs. Kroencke appointed Mrs. McCormick and Mrs. Barneko to -erve on the committee to provide -ntertainment for the July meeting. Woman's Relief Corps To Present Program Sunday, April 26th The Woman's Belief Corps held its regular meeting Saturday afternoon. There was a good attendance. Business relative to the organization was transacted. In obedience to the regular orders of the Woman's Relief Corps, the patriotic instructor, Mrs. Louise Shauer was instructed to prepare a program for a joint celebration of rand Army Day, and Grant's birthday, Sunday, April 26, at 2:30 p. m. at Memorial Hall. The patriotic orders of the Grand Army of Republic and Auxiliary, Sons of Veterans and Auxiliary, Spanish War Veterans and Auxil- ary, American Legion and Auxil- ary, loy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp- 'Ire Girls an dall fraternal organ- zations as well as the general pub- .Ic arc invited to be present. The following program will be given: Opening address, Pres. Mrs. Anna K. Rose; song, Star Spangled Banner; Prayer, Rev. F. L. Briggs; Our Creed, Lead by Boy Scouts; Selection, High School Band; Poem, Margaret Ball Dickson; Solo, Mrs. '. Schweppe; Address, Grand Army Day, Mrs. C. W. Boucher; Duct, Mr. and Mrs. P. Schweppe; Address, Grant's Birthday, Judge Rockwell; Benediction, Rev. Stewart. Rev. Schutes, in his closing remarks, stressed the point that there is no particular amount to be paid INDIANAPOLIS, April 23-(UP) by the members, but each one put -Contracts for one paving project what she can Into the mite boxes. 'and six bridges, involving expendi- Each member was asked to interest . tur es of $289,366.18, were let he: at least one other lady and bring' her to the next meeting. The song, "On Greenland's Icy Mountains," followed by the Lord's Prayer ended a very instructive and interesting meeting. --Mrs. Harms. · v "~ 1 ''~-v~^~~~vwv^-vw«v%~~ "Witch" Slayer by the state liighway commission. The paving job provides for completion of the state's first superhighway, to be known as Road No 20, between Gary and the Michigan State line. Contract for paving road 20 from one mile west of Porter to one mile east of the town was let to he Henry P. Downey Construction company, Hammond, $250,763.50. NEW HANGING MYSTERY STIRS SAN FRANCISCO (Continued from page one) WIFE OF FORMER RESIDENT DEAD Word has been received here ol he death of Mrs. Clayton Carrion nt her home in Chicago. Mr. Garrison was a former resident of 'aiparalso, thirty years ago Mrs. R. C. Jones, Milan C. Hwtoniit and .frs, Harry Hodsdcn are cousins of Mr, Garrison. Tho body will arrive here Friday nornlng via tho Pennsylvania railroad. Tho remains will bo taken .Ircct.If to Mnplcwood cemetery. Mrs. France? Thomsen, 29, above, is under arest at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where, pollce pay, she confessed to murder ot Miss Minnie Dilley, 6, a spinster. Mrs. Thomsen is accused of writing letters condemn- Ini? Miss Dilley as a "witch," and charging her with attempting to involve her husband In u "love cult." BARBS A sculptor has modeled a study head of a tramp. Thereby Inviting critics to rate It as bum work. · · · Dorothy tlilnka that the gamo warden Is tlio man In charge of the playground. » · · In the oil districts, points out tho offlce sage, men speak well of each other. · « » A writer says civilization Is decaying. Rot! » · · High heels, a husband soon learns, nro not enough to keep a woman In step with fashion. loo Late to Classify For satisfactory garden plowing, phono Ed Kcene, 663M, before 7 ft. niece, Louise Scott, who live on a ranch at Salinas, said they had not seen Porcellano for several years. But they recalled his interest in mediums and spiritualists. "He was mysterious and sort of spooky," they said. "He never used to set his foot inside the house, but would stand on the sidewalk and talk. He didn't stay in one place long, but kept moving about, and he spent most of his money for spiritualist literature and study." Southern California police in the meantime today announced that blood clots on the neck of the dead girl Indicated that she may have been alive but unconscious while suspended from the tree. From the sheriff's office came the intimation that poison or some other clue had been uncovered by the chemists. INVESTIGATE DEATH OF MAN IN.MJTO MISHAP Robinson, 111., April 23.--(UP)--Whether Willis Dispennett, 22, died from drinking poison liquor or as a result of an'auto- mobile accident, was studied by a coroner's-jury-here-today" while stomach organs were being examined in Indianapolis. Harold Dorsey, driver of the car in which Dispennett wa»"rid.r.. ing, and Freeland Trump, third member of the group, said they were riding near Robinson early yesterday when their automobile overturned. Neither of the two were injured. Dispennett was dead when brought to a hospital here. One »1- . leged bootlegger was arrested, another escaped in a raid and his wife was arrested, after the youthss admitted they had been drinking prior to the accident. · In Central American Trouble Zone Vftnt Ada teU. a awry-read 'cm, m. or after 0 p, m. SAN ANTONIO, Texas. April 23. --(INS)--One of the greatest man- iimts In the history of Southwest TexnS was being conducted by authorities and hundreds of citizens oday for a Mexican youth, sus- reeled of attacking ll-year-oltl ,Jerle Springer and stabbing her to death with a penknife late yesterday near Lcmlng, 40 miles from icre. The girl's body, only partially ·lad, was found In a ditch 300 yards rom her home late last night by ,er parents, who instigated « search or her when she failed lo return rom school. She had been stabbed 13 times in the chest with a sharp pointed wcr. ; ~n. A 17-ycnr-old Mexican farm land, missing since lale yesterday rom tho farm on which he worked, s sought in connection with the rime. Officers refused tc soy what evidence linked him with the murder, but they were concentrating 23-0 their efforts on their hunt tor him. Scenes of conflict in two adjoining, trouble-torn countries of Central America are shown on this map. With the northern coast of Honduras c-mbrolled In revolt, three United States cruisers were ordered full speed (o Celba, Tcla and Trujlllo for the prelection of American lives. Below is Nicaragua, where recently bandit warfare and disaster have drawn trie world's atlentlon. Seven Americans were killed by outlaws near Puerta Cabozas while the rehabilitation of earthquake-stricken Managua, Was ' proceeding under the supervision of United States Marines. At bottom is the route of the projected American canal from ocean to ocean through Lake Nicaragua. SISTER OFFICIATES Mrs. Emma lielcher, of Valparaiso, officiated at the funeral services held for her brother, O. M. Turner, at Tcftt Methodist church Wednesday afternoon. Burll was In San Pierre cemetery, Mr. Turner llvod one and one-half miles southeast of Tcffl. Death occurred Sunday afternoon In his home. He wwi sixty-five years of age and served u county road superintendent for ten jr*ura. Burvlvhc arc his widow, OM daughter, Mrs. Olllo Myers ot North Judion; one brother, Oeorge Turner, ot Teftt, niid trc, sister, Un. Emma Bclclicr, of V»lpar»Uo, Md Mrs. Ella Lawrence of MrdtrjrriU*. Mr, Turner was n member of the Whcatflcld L 0. O. f. Icdg*. '· ,