The Bremen Enquirer from Bremen, Indiana on July 17, 1924 · Page 1
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23 AX ENQUIRER WANT AD Is the best little investment vou can make if you want to Buy, Sell, Trade or Rent. FOR QUALITY PRINTING The Enquirer has the Most Modern and Best Equipped Printing riant in the County "A Good Paper In A Good Town" VOLUME 39 BREMEN, MARSHALL COUNTY, INDIANA, THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1924. NUMBER 29 Pete Says It's Just His Scandinavian Luck Where To? V BREMEN PUPILS WIN AWARDS IN ESSAY CONTEST ONE BIG RALLY IN TENTH WINS FOR GREEN SOX Dick Falvey Goes Good For Eight Innings, Then Weakens. CHAUTAUQUA TO RETURN IN 1925, SAY GUARANTORS Contract Is Signed By 128 Citizens Who Guarantee Assembly Next Yrir. FARMERS TO MEET MONDAY NIGHT IN "SUMMER SPECIAL" For eight innings Dick Falvey, former Notre Dame star engaged by Fly mouth to lick the Greens, held Bremen scoreless in the game at Centennial Fark at the county seat Sunday afternoon. Then the Green swatters, who had been pecking a-vay at his stuff all the timo began to drop them into safe teritory. Falvey weakened, and the Greens cop-pod, 5 to 1, in an overtime exhibition that is called one of the best ever seen en the riymouth lot. The break came in the ninth, after the Greens had failed to get the fair.ie.-t smile out of Old Lady Luck for eight frames. Up to that time it was a reck and neck affair, Plymouth holding the edge by a single run ihey had scored on a walk, an error ai d a hit in the third inning. Hall strolled to open the ninth. Fhilion singled but Hallie was nipped at the plate, Fhilion taking third on the p'ay. Then Babe pulled the game out of the five by doing the running end of a perfect hit-and-run play, with Ciaty Huff doing the hitting. Fhilion beat the peg to the plate by a beautiful slide and Huff was safe at first. Bauerline was out on a fly to center arid Huff was caught at third, retiring the side. It was in the ninth inning that Catcher Born of the Athletics got in bad with Umpire Steiner ami was handed his walking papers. In the tenth, the Greens were quick to follow the advantage they had openeu in the ninth, and they hammered the faltering Falvey for six hits and four runs before they let up. Flymouth failed to show a thing in their half. Fly mouth's run came in the third, when Oswalt punctured Blausser after ore was gone. White's single and a boot by Wertz let in the run. Hie Greens outhit the Athletics throuehout the game, and looked like a better team. They threatened in every inning, but never got a man pat third until the ninth. Bremen gathered fourteen hits during the fracas while the Athletics got a half dozen safeties. But until the ninth it was evenly fought and a thriller to watch. Tom Touhey led the Greens in the hitting with a triple and two singles. The triple was wasted, however, when Tom was sent in from third on an impossible try to stretch it to a circuit -hive. Fhilion turned in three singles, and every man on the team except Fauerline made ore or more safe corrections during the day. White, and Catty did the best hitting for Flr-o-uth, each getting two of the mx Athletic hits. BRUM FX AB R H FO A E Sho-har. s 5 1 1 1 :, 1 Wertr. h 5 1 1 1 4 1 To -.hex. : b : l : 2 l lh it; if 5 t 2 0 0 0 Hall. If P 0 1 2 0 0 P 'v.Uov. lb ... '. ... 5 1 .1 12 0 0 Hu.r. if r o i o o o 1' i el- e. e 4 0 0 11 0 0 o-v n 4 o 2 o :? o It begins to look like a put-up job, but it isn't. Howard Peterson didn't Ldo a thing last week but just step right out and win the Hidden Check again, making it three times straight. Nineteen called at Bauer's Music Store with the correct solution. Pete was lucky again in the draw. Well, maybe it won't be so easy this week. Turn to page seven ad hunt out the extra letters. They're hidden in the ads. Put them together and you'll discover the name of the store where the check will be waiting for you Saturday. No trick or gag. Just read every line and look for the extra letters. STATE TAX BOARD WILL LOOK INTO MARSHALL TAXES Wednesday, July 30, has been set by the state board of tax commissioners as the day when they will hold their hearing to determine whether or not the Marshall county assessments shall be changed. County Auditor Otto Wber and County Assessor Alva Porter have received official notice of the meeting. The state board will examine carefully the findings of the county board of review and 'will compare .Marshall county's figures with those from the other counties of the state. The purpose of the county hearings is to equalize all counties of the state as nearly as possible. The state will make recommendations of horizontal changes if their examination leads them so to decide. The Marshall county board of review will meet again in August to pass upon the recommendations of the state board. Mixed Chorus Will Sing Sacred Cantata Sunday A sacred cantata, "The Prince of Peace," will be presented at the Church of the Brethren Sunday evening at 7.30 oclock by a mixed chorus of twenty-four voices from the Union Center Church, northeast of Nap-panee. The chorus is under the direction of George Angelmyer. The cantata depicts the life of Christ in song and the program includes choruses, quartets, duets, solos, Veteran of Civil War Answers Final Summons Christopher Yockey, one of the oldest and best known residents of this community, died Sunday at th home of his daughter, Mrs. Isaac Muffly, with whom he had made his home for the past year and a half. He had bfen in frail health for a long time, suffering from the infirmities of his advanced years, but his last illness was of only five days duration. Chronic nephritis was the cause of death. Mr. Yockey was born near Bremen Jan. 25, 1838, and was eighty-six years, five months and eighteen days old at the time of his death Sunday, lie was united in marriage with Anna O. Opple Nov. 18, 1869. She died the following year, leaving an infant (laughter. On Nov. 7, 1871, he was married again, this time to Barbara O. Opple, who died in 1015. Six children were born to this union, three of them dying in infancy and another, Mrs. Wjliam Schlemmer in 1910. Mr. Yockey enlisted in the Union army Jan. 25, 18G2, as a private in the 15th Battery, Indiana Volunteer Light Artillery. He served three years and a half, was captured once, and engaged in ten battles. lie was honorably discharged July 2, 18G5. Most of his life was spent on a farm near Bremen, but during the last eighteen years he has spent a retired life in town. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Susan Heckaman of Nap-panee; three daughters, Mrs. Lucinda Harding of Cassopolis, Mich., Mrs. Eva Muffly and .Mrs. Lizzie Koof, of Bremen; fifteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren and numerous ether more distant relatives. Funeral services were held in Salem Evangelical church Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Lev. C. C. Cripe, pastor of the Church of the Brethren. The American Legion furnished a guard of honor and conducted a service of niilit ny honors at the uravo. Burial was in the Bremen emeu j cemetery. Vocational Students Are Awarded Places In Purdue Competition. Students in the vocational classes of Bremen high school made a good show ing in an essay contest conducted by the Purdue Agriculturist, a vocational magazine published by the department of agriculture at Purdue University. The essays were submitted in connection with the students' school work during the year, but the honors were not announced until this week. Dale Laudeman took first honors and a gold medal for his essay in the horticulture department. Emma Sausman won second place and a silver medal in the foods and cookery essays. Charles Holderman was a-warded third place and a bronze medal in the entomology department for his essay. Thelma Kiefer took fourth in the essays on clothing. Ina Mattern won an award in hqme planning and furnishing. The awards were all won in a competition which was keen ami widespread. The announcement of the a-wards states that the contest created more interest than in any previous year. Six hundred tliirty papers were submitted by students of more than sixty high schools in the state, so that the winning of the places by the Bremen students carries no small honor. The announcement states further that the papers were without exception very good, making it extremely difficult to choose the winners in the various classes. Old Resident Remembers When Town Was Young Andrew Zeiger, who was born and grew to manhood on a farm in Madison township three miles north of Bremen, writes from his home at Waldo, Kansas, recalling the pioneer days. Older residents will remember Mr. Zeiger, who left here T4 years ago. He says: "I well remember about 73 years ago when I first saw Bremen. It consisted of three dwelling houses, store building and a new blacksmith fdiop in the hazel bushes. And last fall when I was in Bremen I found a fine ctiy, clean and nicely kept. A wonderful change in these years. "But such are the improvements of America. When I first came to Kansas, this was frontier. No railroads except the Kansas Facfic (now Union Facific), no laid out country roads, no bridges over the streams, no school houses nor churches. But plenty of drouths, grasshoppers chinch bugs and hot winds. But now these things have changed, and no longer can we see these frontier conditions. Steady improvement is going on in the last year, especially in Russell, our county seat. It has become an industrial center. At the beginning of 1923 it had a population of 2000. This year it is 2400. There was no paving until the spring of 1023. In the last year CO blocks were paved. "There were no oil well tests until fall. We now have four producing wells pumping from GOO to 750 barrels of oil each daily and about twenty more wells under way. "There is a fine prospect for bounteous crops. . Harvest is about over. We had an extremely dry and cold spring and cool summer, but very little rain. In spite of this we will have a better turnout and a better quality of wheat than for years. Our deep level snow on March 1G saved our wheat." Vladimir Dc Paehmann Coming To Winona Vladimir de Paehmann, dean of i the world's greatest pianists, will ap-; pear in recital at Winona Lake Fri-! day evening. lo Fachmonn, known j as "the gram! old man of the piano," ! is seventv-(i e years of age. Yet his ' hands are as flexible as a youth's, j A number of Bremen music lovers ! ; are planning to hear the recital. -livery body reads Enquirer want ads.' Bremen will have a Chautauqua a-gain next year. One hundred twenty-eight public spirited citizens signed the contract for next year's assembly, guaranteeing the return of the course. It. E. Kelsey, platform manager of the 1024 assembly, stated that the spirit shown here in the attitude of the people to the Chautauqua was the best he had seen any place. He started with members of the local committee in an effort to get seventy-five guarantors, but without any great effort they secured almost twice the mynber expected, in spite of a small deficit this year. The Chautauqua this year closed Sunday night. The program gave great satisfaction and is spoken of in very complimentary terms by those who attended the sessions. The musical numbers of the course were of high class. Leake's Orchestral Entertainers entertained the Chautauqua with a pleasing program, followed on the second day by the Mordelia Trio. IMr. Moixlelia was a favorite among the cMluren, leading their "harmonica band" in a few numbers as a popular feature of his program. Terhaps the highest class music of the course was presented by Alexius Baas, baritone, and Waldemar Geltch, violinist, who appeared in recitals on Saturday. The closing features were by the Black and White Male Chorus. Their chorus numbers were pleasing to the largest crowds of the week, but the minstrel afterpart Sunday evening was a disappointment to many. It was below the standard of the rest of the program. Only three lectures were included in the course. Capt. Kilroy Harris gave an interesting travelogue "Through Unknown Australia" Thursday evening. Arthur MacMur-ray of the MacMurray-Kackley players spoke Friday afternoon on "The Confessions of a Lunkhead," and on Saturday evening Dr. Y. Minakuchi gave his address on "The Borderland," a study of Japan and the relation of the sunrise kingdom to America. . fr . Terhaps the most popular entertainment of the week was the play, "Two Blocks Away," by the Mac-Murray-Kackley players on Friday evening. The play is a George M. Cohan comedy and won many laughs from the big crowd in attendance. A feature of the Chautauqua which was given more attention this year than at any previous attention was the Junior department. Miss Jea-nette Wilson was in charge, and the children enjoyed the morning sessions of stories, instruction and play. Monday afternoon the Juniors hel l a picnic at the park, with .Miss Edith Hans in charge, and organized a "Junior Town" with Theodore Nrher as mayor. There is a police force, a board of aldermen, and all the necessary features of a town government, and the children are planning to keep up their activities until the Chautauqua next year. II. E. Kelsey, who was sent to Bremen as platform manager by the Community Chautauqua, made many friends during his week here, and the guarantors will ask for his return r ext year, if it is possible. The use of the school gymnasium instead of the tent proved a popular move, with both the crowd and the Chautauqua people. Tlans have been made already for the use of the building again next year. In their meetings the guarantors have talked over plans for making tlv Chautauqua next year a more gc.ic ally popular affair than ever before. This can be done, they think, by the sort of contract they have arranged, which simply buys the course, outright from the Community Chautauqua people and allows the home committee of guarantors to sell tickets at their own prices an. 5 as t!,ey please. If the plain; l.u.v cc. nU';. 'pl.it-L Continued on Page 8, Col 7 Fast, present and prospective members of the farmers' federation are urged by the officers of the township bureau to attend a meeting of the association at the home of Clarence Swank Monday evening, July 21. The meeting is designated as a "summer specialty" meeting, and. the program committee has arranged a special attraction for the affair. County Agent L. M. Butler will be present and will show four films of motion pictures of special interest to farm people and there will be other matters of importance to discuss. Refreshments will be served, and every effort is being made by those in charge to make the affair a big meeting for the farmers. Business Houses Help American Legion Display Fifty-two Bremen establishments have agreed to co-operate in the decorative flag display planned and j sponsored by the local post of the j American Legion. The ex-service men have signed up that number of subscribers for the flags, and the in- ' stallation of the standard holders will : begin soon. The largest attendance of the sea-' son so far made the meeting of the ' post Friday evening of more than usual interest. Officers and members , of the organization are now encouraged to believe that ex-service men ' and others are beginning to take an added interest in its activities If you haven't read the want ads do it now. It pays. BILL BOOSTER SAYS TAKE OPP WW WAT "TOTVYE VWMO PArtS VAlS BWtS. PUJG VJWO NWcNfcS A RUBBER eOCCAU, T30T VAE S KAOR.E tt BE RESPECTED tdM4 THE GEUTEEL PEADSECCr POR WE S AU UQWEST AMD A GOOD CTV1.EU t Drownings And Take Heavy Mishaps In State Sunday Cost Thirteen Lives And Many Injuries. Automobile accidents and drownings took a toll of thirteen lives in Indiana over the week-end and many accident victims were receiving hospital treatment Monday. The most serious automobile accident occurred near Waterloo, Ind., when the New York Central's Twentieth Century limited struck a machine and killed Charles Flatt, his wife and their 18-year-old son, all of Montplier, Ohio. Myrtle Catherine Engstrom, 16, died Sunday in a Michigan City hospital of injuries received in an automobile . accident on the Dunes highway Saturday night. Henry C. Todd, chief engineer at the Indiana state prison, was killed Sunday morning when his automobile was struck by a Fere Marquette train at a crossing in Michigan City, Bristow Morris, 45, a negro, died at the Indianapolis City Hospital Sunday morning, as the result of injuries sustained when an automobile in which he was riding crashed into a Big Four freight train at a crossing west of the city. Four of the drownings were in the northern part of the state. Ted Curry, of Fort Wayne, was drowned while wading in Lake James. Glen Bleivernicht, another Fort Wayne youth, was drowned in Ad-r.'iis Fake, near Wolcottville, w ren he fell from a boat while trying to recover an oar. Geo. Bennett, 22, was drowned in a gravel pit near Auburn Sum. ay afternoon while seining for minnows. He stepped into a deep hole. William Thomas, 2, of Goshen, crowned himself in a canal over worry of a delinquency charge preferred against him. George W. Koch, IS, of Indianapolis, was drowned in Knightstown Fake while bathing. William Gruell, IS, died at his home in Hope, Ind., Sunday night if injuries received when the automobile in which he was riding was in collision with a buggy Saturday night. Four year old Gustavo Sw anson fell in Flint lake, north of Valparaiso, Sunday and w as drow ned. Walkerton Preacher At Riverside Next Sunday K, v. .1. W. l..ner of Walkorlon will ; preach at Kivei ;-i,;e church, south oi . 1 'it-men. Sunday rv niug, according to 1 an :ii niii'in'i-n;. i:t hy K. v. 11. G. ; lY i of the iil.ua. The ;i'Mn-sS , f the evening wiU bo in the interest of the mini ter" ;.,d .i . nu r.t. Auto Accidents Toll in Indiana License Plates To Be Brown and Cream Color If you want to have the old bus dolled up to match the new license plates next year you'll have to tell the painter to do it in brown or crfam or both. For the 1925 license plates, according to advance information, will be cteam colored plates with brown letters. The plates are already being prepared and shipped to the various distributing centers of the state. They will not be issued, however, until after Dec. 12. Big Crop Of Cherries, But Fruit Has Rotted Nearly every cherry tree in this part of the state is loaded and the section has seldom had so large a crop. But as the fruit is picked it is noticed that from fifty to seventy-five percent or even more of the cherries have rotted and the fruit is unfit for canning. It is supposed that the wet season while the trees were in blossom caused the loss. Mrs. William Stock Dies After Operation Mrs. William Stock, well known Bremen resident, died at St. Joseph hospital, South Bend, last Thursday aftemoon following an operation for gallstones. Funeral services were held at the family home on South Center .street Sunday afternoon, Few H. H. Sonne of the First Evangelical church officiating. .Mrs. Stock's maiden name was Catherine Elizabeth Heyde. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Heyde and was born on the old Heyde homestead west of Bremen Feb. 8, 18f9. Her age at the time of her death Thursday was fifty-five years, five months and two days. On Oct. 16", 1887, she was united in marriage with William Stock. Two children were born to them Owen Clyde Stock and Miss Maud Stock, who with their father, survive. Besides the husband and two children, she leaves her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. George Heyde, and mx brothers and three sisters Edward, Gustavo, Milton. William, G rover and Welcome Hey tie and Mrs. Welcome Miller, Flymouth, Mrs. Allen Cummins, Plymouth and .Mrs. Victor Uoe.ler, Bremen. There are also three grandchildren. Pearl, Owen and iVloris Stock, and many other more distant relatives. Mrs. Stock had .--pent her entire lifetime in this community. For the lat live years she had lived in Fnv-nn n. Freious to that the family had !iod on a fain, ju-t west of town. Thi- wa the first death in the Heyde fa mil v. 4i r 14 no 12 3 PLYMOITH AB B H FO A 11 G m I, of 4 o o a 1 0 Bhm.-M-v. 2b 4 1 0 2 2 0 While, lb 4 0 2 13 1 0 .'--.A. If 4 0 0 4 0 0 lb ; r- -n. if 5 0 1 0 0 0 Aft-wi. . 5 0 0 1 a 1 Catty, -h 4 0 2 2 0 Ih-rn. c 4 0 0 5 2 0 Ihilv y. p 4 0 1 0 : 1 1 1 -,i;i:i w, c 0 O 0 0 0 r,s i ; no it 2 -1 IV. r.-rr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 45 ! 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I hi-.- Ml. TVrd-cy. Str-i-k ' . i -V : v --v ,' ii. b ' X l :t, 1 . o " (u;dt 1. . r- .. Pa.-vrd ball i .' r 1 -r ,m. v-: i h ; . Aft,.- ' 1 Y . .' . 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