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11 New! Beets, bunch 5c Green Beans, 3 Ibs. . .25c McGraws'Food Store ;HAY COST CITY. Kokonuo Stands to Pay Out $30,- OOO In Back Salaries. Kokomo, June IS. — Judgment . against the city in a suit for . $232.50 back salary may cost the • city of Kokomo approximately '• 130,000 as a result of the opera- : tJop of the 51.50 tax law. ' Melvin Gross, former policeman, brought suit for that amount, saving his salary had been cut to $75 a month when the ci.ty made drastic cuts in order to stay within the limitatipns set by a tax bond under the $1.50 law. Judge Joseph Herron yesterday ' gave a verdict in favor of Gross and it is believed that now each of the Kokomo police and firemen will colle-ct similar amounts to a total of about $30,000. Daily IJiblc Quotation. Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink. —Isaiah 5:22. CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT. Thomas Phlfcr Resigns Witfi Davis Elevator at Goldsmith. Thomas Phifer of Tetersburg, who for the past 27 years has managed the Davis elevator at Goldsmith, resigned his position and Tuesday morning Emory Chase of Galveston took charge. The new manager is an experienced elevator man and will move his family to Goldsmith as soon as he secures a suitable house. He was at Goldsmith Monday and was getting acquainted with the plant and a number of residents of the community. Thomas Phifer began his duties as manager of *ie Goldsmith elevator 27 years ago this month and with the exception of a very few days was on the job every day since that time. He was a popular man with the public and his retirement will be regretted by many who have traded with him ,for years. Mr. Phifer has not announced his plans for the future, but will not be idle Ions. He worked for a number o{ years as manager for O. G. Carter, before the elevator was acquired by the late G. G. Davis. (livon- Promotion. Tribune Want Ads Get Results. AAAAA to EEE $5 — EXXA JETTICKS — SO America's Smartest AVulkinj; Shoes. NU-WAY SHOE STORE North Side Square — Tipton Guaranteed Values The GLAD-WAY Store Tipton, Indiana. Relatives and friends in Arcadia have received word that R. D. Turner, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Turner of that place, lias received a worth while promotion with the Standard Oil Company of Indiana, and is now assistant manager of a station in Grand Rapids. Mich. Ho has been with the company I for the past twenty months, and during thai time has established a splendid record, receiving several prizes for outstanding work. The station at which he is located in Grand Rapids is the second largest one in Michigan, and his promotion carries of substantial raise in wages as well as much added responsibility. Men's New Florsheims Home 'Trade Shoe Store Believed Kidnaper W; Bntte, Mont., as Late Last Friday. as as II. S. Matthews, assistant -ca3h- ier at the Citizens National Bank, is taking his vacation this week. He will do some fishing and expects to land some good ones and also acquire a list of new stories. GUN IS DISCOVERED Butte, Mont., June 18.—Indications that William Mahan, c.v- i convict sought iu the ; Weyerhaeuser kidnaping case, may have been in Butte as la,te as' Firlday, ^yere seen today in an announcement from officers that an j .automatic Luger gun, which otild be converted into a sub-machine gun, had been found in the Butte illy dump. | Mrs. Josephine Rasmussdn, of Butte, reported to officers | that she was at the city dump on both Thursday and Friday of last; week and was positive that the gun was not there on her first visit. It was partly buried in a trash!heap, she told Sheriff Larry Weir, i A close connection between the finding of the gun and the kid- naping of 9-year-old George Weyerhaeuser of Tacoma was seen in the fact 'that Mrs. Rasmussen said the gun had been wrapped in. either a Salt Lake City Or Tacoma newspaper. At the time of her discovery, she did not thing to keep the wrapping and the ijapers were lost. j While Butte officials woreljoccu- pied with tho finding of thu gun. it w.as reported that a man named Gregory Martin, 26, had been arrested in Yellowstone Park and was\ being held for federal offl- cers.\ Tha man was said to be an ex- convict with scars and physical markings very similar to the long-sought Mahan. Martin, told officers, it was learned, that ho knew Mahan. It was because of this fact that be was being is was believed. held, A third lead In the case proved groundless today when a man was closely questioned near Bntte, after being mistaken tor Mahan. He was washing clothing when approached by officers, but proved his true identity and was not held. It was ascertained that the gun in the dump was a type that could be converted into a sub-machine gun by the substitution of a different type of cartridge clip. It is not known whether or not Mahan was armed 'but it was believed unlikely that an expensive gun of this type would be thrown away by anyone but a fugitive. Mahan ihas been at large since a week ago Sunday, when he abandoned his car and $15,555 of the $200,o6o Weyerhaeuser ransom here. Several reports have been received that men answering big description have been seen, but officers have maintained such a close guard- on all roads- leading from Butte that it was believed he may have been hiding with friends! until the excitement died down. " PRIPERS IN i MI mm Group of 299 Convicts in the Kansas State Prison Mine Stage Revolt. DOZEN GUARDS HELD HAVING REPAIRS MADE. Automobiles of Peter Heisscr.and J. M. Hittle Got Together, The automobile of Pete Heisser, salesman at the Compton & Son store, is in a garage having repairs made to fenders and running board, following an accident at the corner of Main and Jefferson, Sunday evening following the races at Sand Island. Mr. Heisser and his wife were driving on Main street and having the signal started across when their car was struck by one driven by J. M. Hittle who was coming from tho west. Mr. Heisser says Hittle accepted responsibility for the accident and is paying for damage done to the Heisser car. Braddock to Fight. fBy Unltprl Pross). New York, June IS.—Developments today along fistic row indicated that James J. Braddock, lieavyweight champion may meet Max Schmeling, former champion, in a title bout here in September. THE NEWEST AND-GREATEST OF PORTABLES IS HERE... £Very Underwood Portable It backed by nation-widt Underwood Sen/la. NEW EXCLUSIVE The Tiptjcn Tribune is Show ng The UNDERWOOD CHAMPION PORTABLE CHAMPION KEYBOARD heads long list of outstanding! features \m ||HE new Underwood Champion Portable makes its bow r^ and we prophesy that it will be acclaimed by typewriter users everywhere. For this newest, and greatest of all portables not only offers increased speed, greater writing ease and a new degree of QUIET in operation, but it includes in its long list of new features the greatest typewriter development of the year... the Champion Keyboard. < Produced with the cooperation of world-famous champion speed typists, this new keyboard offers greater speed, greater fingertip comfort, greater fingering ease and greater accuracy. It is as new as the last clock-tick and, remember, it's exclusively Underwood. See the new Underwood Champion Portable. Remember,! it's the newest and greatest Portable of all time. Typewriter DMtlon UNDEBWOOD ELLIOTT FISHER COMPANY 348 i f> r ,- >r f? £^x,^,,ep>.,<~*'>i Fourteen New Features and Improvements 1 Champion Keyboard-standard, equipment. f 2 Ch -omium plated. Much more quietA ia ndsome, long line Space Lever, mi iroved Paper Table. ; >aper Table' Centering Seal*. | ^ Lateral Paper Guide.* i Improved touch and oper- v appeal. » | Cylinder Knob*, and e<»il(yvWble Front 11 II 14 Face Type GVWe. , left hand Carrie ' ' • ' (By United Tress). Lansing, Kan., June IS. — A prison mutiny, broke unexpectedly at the Kansas state prison today. ; Deep In the prison coal mine. 720 feet below the ground, 2!l!) prisoners isolated themselves. Three hours later no word had come from them and prison officials had not learned the cause; of their grievance or their demands. Later rioting broke out when the prisoners tried to rush the gun cage 720 feet below ground. They were driven back with tear gas. Four guards, equipped with gas masfci, were in the gun cage whsn the prisoners surged into the room at the foot of the shaft and tried to| fight their way into the cage with its supplies of gimy, ammunition and gas. The guards immediately unleashed )thcir gas guns and as the acrid fumes spread through the low ceilinged rooms and passages the prisoners fell back. The prisoners held a dozi'ii guards as hostages. Warden Lacey M. Simpson sta- tiQned two score guards, armed with tear- gas bombs, at the head of tRe shaft and took personal charge. He said he had no idea of the cause of the mutiny. There had been no recent signs of unrest, he 'said. At Taylor University. Kenneth, Paul and Dale Achenbach, Mary Gene Hoover ami Lloyd and Dorothy Hell Hoover motored; to Taylor university at Upland Monday where they entered the annual summer school, conducted there each year by tho Congregational Christian churches. They -will remain for ten "days taking the courses at the school. The young people are members of the Sandbank church northeast of Tipton, and are residents of that community. Foreclosure. The Peoples Life Insurance Company of Frankfort, through its attorneys Gifford, .Gilford and Appleton "have filed an action in the Tipton circuit court in which they are asking judgment for $!.700 and foreclosure of a mortgage on, 54 acres of land. Mary J. Johnson is named defendant to the action, the note sued on having been Rtven in May, 1029. The State Bank of Kcmpton is made a party! to the suit, it holding n second 'mortgage on the same land. i Still Critical. Evenly Hankley of near Tipton continues to hold her own at the Mercy hospital at Elwood where she Is a patient following an emergency appendicitis operation Friday evening. Her condition Is still regarded as critical, and the attending physician stated nothing definite could be told regarding her chances! before Thursday and Friday. : Taken to Hospital, Tuesday morning the Leatherman ambulance removed Mrs. Loren Qottingham from her home in Tlptoii to the Coleman hospital at Indianapolis where she will be under observation and treatment tor a time. She has not been well for lha past several weeks, and an effort will be made to locate the exact cause 01 her trouble,: RULED FOR PEWS. Former Convict Is Permitted to Flay Baseball. Chicago, June 18. — Kencsaw Mountain* Landis, who as a federal judge won fame for his gentle treatment of the humble, yesterday, as baseball's high commissioner, opened the game's gates, to Edwin C. (Alabama) Pitts. • In a voluminous decision, Landis ruled that Pitts, who "made" the sports pages as a football and baseball star at Sing Sing prison, might play with the Albany club of the International League. lie insisted, however, that the 21- year-old parolee's contract contain a clause limiting his activity to regular games of the schedul2. Broken Arm. Eugene Tebbe, 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Tebbe near Shiloh, suffered a painful injury Monday evening when he fell at the home of Frank Koker hi that community, and broke his left arm. He was taken immediately to the office of a Kempton physician and from there on 1 to Frankfort where an X-ray examination was made. The bone was found to be broken in two places just above the wrist, and was badly splint- tered. A blood vessel had burst, adding to the difficulty of setting the member, and attending physicians stated this was one of the worst breaks they had ever seen. Latest reports from the home stated he was resting as well as possible. Suffered Heart Attack. Mrs. J. L. Chappell, residing on Kentucky Ave.. who suffered a severe heart attack Friday, is reported to bo slightly improved, although not able to take any exercises. Tuesday a wheeled chair was provided for her and she is permitted to sit up a portion cf the time. Her husband, a world war veteran, suffers with extreme nervousness and has been in ill health for several years, spending a portion of his time in veterans' iiospilals, and the family is having more than its share of trouble. Damaged Si^n. John A. Lebo, tailor, who operates a shop at his home on North West street,, has been making some investigations of damages done to a sign iu front of the. liouso Saturday night. lie has some information regarding the dentity of the parties responsible for the damage and if it occurs again, expects to put his information in the hands of the police. Ordered to Bed. Nina Zittinger, daughter )f Mr. and Mrs. John Zittinger 01 Ilobbs, has been ordered to bud tiy her physician for^a complete rest. She has a spot on one lung, and las been ordered to remain qui'^t. ;et plenty of fresh air and sunshine, and take a thorough rest. Tonsil Operation. Harold Henry and his son, Edward, ago G, underwent opera- lions for removal of tonsils if Tipton Monday and are reported getting along nicely. They were taken to their home on North Main street Monday "evening, Mr. Henry expecting to be Dack in his shop in a short 1 time. Tired of Life. Scottiburg, Jpnei 18.—Kirk Coming to V. S. London, June IS.—The Herald's diplomatic correspondent said yesterday that Ramsay Macdonald, former prime minister, may go to the United 'States as a special representative to discuss the possibility-of Anglo-American co-operation in world affairs. Buys Sliarpsvllle Property. Ella.N. Saberton has purchased .property in Sharpsvllle of Martha A. Berry according to a deed filed with County Recorder Mrs. Jessie Essig. The consideration is given as $60Q In the deed. TO FTJBJJITCRE MABT. : Upton Furniture Co. Will Again Have » Display. Merchandise made in Tipton will again play an important part in the national furniture show at Chicago opening on July 8. A complete line of new samples will be shipped by the Tipton Furniture Co. to its display space in the American Furniture Mart, it was announced yesterday. At the Mart, the line will be seen by thousands of buyers from retail furniture and department stores in every state. Between'C,- 000 and 7,00.0 buyers are expected to attend the market in the, two weeks of July 8 to 20. The Tip-Top line is built to fit the needs of the dealers who have particular and discriminating customers. Especial attention is given to details of construction and tailoring. Every suite is guaranteed with card attached. Newest designs of the modern trend will be featured along with the more conservative English and roll arm suites. Pile fabrics will dominate the cover line. The company's salesmen from all territories will be in Chicago to meet their customers at -the show. " ' ', A successful market is anticipated for this summer, according to word received from the American Furniture Mart. Attendance of buyers throughout the spring has been running 40 per cent ahead of last year, indicating that the retail stores are in the market for new merchandise. As the furniture mart is closed to the public, consnmers will not see the new modefs mntil they reach tho floors of the retail stores later in the new season. PURDUE DAY. Tipton Group Will Attend Event On Thursday. ' The annual Purdue Soils and Crops Held day wiir be held on Thursday, June 20th at the Wilson soils and crops experimental farm on state road 26 just east of Lafayette. Many valuable and interesting soils and crops problems will be demonstrated and discussed. : '' . • Conducted tours over the farm will start at 0:30. 10:00 and 10:30. A group of Tiptop county people will leave tho north side of the public square at S:00 o'clock on Thursday morning. Dinners may be takon and eaten in Columbia park which is only one mile from the farm. Further details of the day'c events may be secured from J. B. Oyler who will be in charge of the tour. At the Diana. "Suicide Ridge" is in the nfpv- s! A monntain ridge overlooking 1 the San Antonio Canyon, in Southern California, has attained notoriety because of the many suicidal leaps from its terrifying heights. When the film, "In Spite of Danger," a Columbia production coming to the Diana Theater Wednesday was "shot," just such a ridge was necessary for the outdoor scenes, and the '"beautiful, but treacherous, mountain area became the "set." Along these dangerous precipices Wallace Ford, featured wtth lovely Marian Marsh, speeds a huge truck load of dynamite in a thrilling race for money and romance. Raisin i Bread Cup Cakes Oatmeal Cookies . DePasse Bakery ODDS and ENDS Come in and See Our 'Selection. BLUE FRONT DRUG STORE HOME FOR THE [SUMMER. Mrs. Jennie Reagan. Opened Home on North East Street. Mrs. Jennie Reagan, widow of John Reagan, arrived in Tiptop. 1 Tuesday morning and is expectinpT^ to spend the summer* in her own homo at 604 North East street, which has been closed during har absence. She was here for a time last summer, but returned to Chicago, where she has been residing most of the time since her husband's death. _\ Mrs. Reagan left Chicago two weeks ago, and has been visiting a daughter at Marlon, and her grandson. Paul Baumbaugh, accompanied her to Tipton and assisted in getting her home in order. | Mrs. Reagan rcsidied in TIptou many years before removing t» Kokomo about five ; years ago. where her husband |was given a. petition with the Nickel Plate railroad, and she is glad to be back among old friends and acquaintances. • " ; ARRIVE AT OSLO. Leon Trotsky and Wife Reported In Norway. (By United Press). Oslo, Norway, June IS.—Leon Trotsky, disguised by shaving off his mustache, arrived on the steamship Paris froni Antwerp today, traveling with jhls wife under the name Letoff. He has been authorized to stay in Norway for six weeks and it "was reported he would reside at Hoenfoss. Able to Sit X'p. Wayne Riley ot Alexandria, formerly of Tipton. who was injured in an automobile accident there one week ago, is able to sit up for a time each day. He received a cut in his arm. which is healing, nicely, the clamps having .been ;removed. He also had several broken rIBB. which are knitting splendidly, al- through he will be unable to return to his work for approximately three, weeks.; OUR LEADER COFFEE A Remarkable Value. 15c Per lib. Sterling Grocery Phone 334. 43Q Walnut St. Tuesday *Wr*

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