The Tribune from Seymour, Indiana on July 2, 1923 · Page 1
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Seymour, Indiana
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Monday, July 2, 1923
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m )) In A II I formerly The ynsur Daily Republican Consolidated With The symour Dally Democrat. 1L4 VOLUME ;HJI NO. 158 SEYMOUR, -INDIANA. "MONDAY, JULY 2, 1923.' TRICE TEHES CC2,TT3. ;$l,000,OOOBridgc-Span5-Coloradp-Rivei- HARDING EMERGES FIFTEEN INJURED it ii x - Former Scvmour Youth In Car Sun-Negro Who Assaulted -Lawrence State Plies Up List . Of Automobile Four More Speeches Before He Sets rSall' for Alaska Spokane His , Stop For Speech Tonight. , day That Upset .Near Martins County Woman and Escaped.from Sunday That Covers . ville After It Skidded.- ' JMItchell Police Almost Entire State. VICTOR 10J DMGIERIf 0 FOUR AREDEAD AliD SE HURT 0116 FROM PARK RESTED I';"- , .--V '-V 'V,.7 , II Hllldl II MlM.ii!1 l.ll m , r.fey: f 1 J. CLl? ..In? VNyj- I SUFFERED FRACTURED SKULL Brother cf Kingsley Brlnklow Who Was With Party Of Four Young Men In Accident. Victor Brinklow, 17 years old, son of the' Rev.,., and Mrs, Arthur Brinklow, of Pimento. -Ind., sustain ed serious if not fatal injuries Sun- day afternoon near Martinsville, when of that town, -was killed by a. posse an automoile in which he was. riding headed by the sheriff of Harrison in company. ..with four" young mcji county "and police of New Albany in turned hirtie, causing him to sustain j barn near Bradford, Harrison a fracture at the rear of his skull, eounty, at. 9 o'clock Sunday morn-according to a telephone message re- ing. The fatal shot was fired from eieved ' by Kingsley Brinklow, a shotgun by. Charles. Hammond, n hrotlier. who resides in this citv. younur man from Kentucky,! who had Immediately following the ac- cident the young man was given first aid treatment ut Martinsville, after which he waMnkeh to a Bedford hospital, where he underwent an operation Sunday evening at 6 O'clock. Reports received here 'stat ed that he was resting more easily f'ol- ng the operation, but impossible at the present time to di termine the outcome of his injuries, L ikmI' receiving wora mat iiis i i i brother was seriously injured, Mr, : Brinklow left - immediately for Bedford. ' According to 'word reveived here, Mr. Brinklow was- -' 'UWoWrfaii'vinK .Mir..ducr: young meii in tho auto- luobilo . to Indianapl;s. The neei- dent occurred when the . machine skidded in. soiiio ; loose irravel at n turn near Murtmsvil'e, and turned over. The automobile' -".'was i bemg IrivcnJtyf Jerald Blackwell. of Bed- ford. Z 'Mr. Brinklow, who resides :with Iim parents in Pimento, had gone to Bedford- .where he was spending his vacation. '..The young may is well known in' this city, having Mved here with hia parents several -'years I?ev; Brinklow was formerly pas-"tor " of . the Cortland Methodist Kpisoopal chflrch circuit and resided in Seymour during his pastorate.. Reginald Brinklow, a brother of the injured, youth, was formerly in charge of music in the Seymour public schools and went from here to Bedford to accept a similar position. ..He recently resigned at Bedford to go to he .public schools of (loshcn and the injured youth was visiting at his home when he left Bedford to wake the trip to Indianapolis. ,f KU KLUX KLAN MEETING AT CROTHERSVILLE Announced for Next Week-jReportsj are That 200,000 Klansmen Will Be Assembled July 4, Announcement is made that on the evening ofJulyT0 there will be r a mcc.ting of the ladies' auxiliary or -the-Ku ' Klux ;Klan at Crothersville, and it is- underetuod-that a-flaj-s will he taken into "Hie auxiliary fol- i Iwwing the meeting. Ui.rress. j-eportsthis afternoon from Indianapolis state that the Ku Klux Klan will hold -a state "meeting at Kokomo en July 4, and that 200,000 Klansmen will he assembled there from all parts of, the state, It is . believed that there must he Horn? mistake in the number to assemble .'at 'that one . meeting. Such an as-fcemblage would be , an ocenrranca without parallel in ' history, for a one day meeting. , " ' - '. Tho Rev. and ru T t tl,,l.i mi 9. kj v. . uuimiui and - family, who have hern the cimf "off..,, .f r iitul TVfre , ; .Tntj P J Smith and RevT. C.Smith, left to- diiv at noon for Kir.nmilvilln. ubcro they will visit Mrs,' Dunk in' ua- rents,-Mr. and Mrs. George Brown. mi .:n .. .. ... 1 i t. .i iri.-.. ...:n j..... (nvv nm nutuu uuuiu ten uuvs nusre before going to' Aurora where 'T?iv I Mr. Dunkin , has been4 called pastor. - ... as 'Ralph Thompson and Tom BoK lineci', both young men of this city, were,: arrested onj North . lowing street last night on.' a charge of ex- ceeding the speed tnit. The young men ' pleaded not guilty to the charges and their trial will be heard in the city court , within, the next few days. T'lie arrests were nrl'de 'by officers Wolff, Russell and Hoffmeier. The People Grocery will be closed nil da v Wednesday, July 4th. K 1 1 L E fj. BY FARM . HAND ; Had Been Chased From - - Stone I Quarry and Woods to Barn By Officers. Edward . Dougherty, colored,' 23 years old, wanted at Mitchell orffr charge of criminally assaulting Mrs. Mary Lane residing two miles north been .working a hired hand on a farm near Bradford, the load taking effect in the negro's forehead, The shot, it is said, was. fired just in time to save the life of ' CJvptain John F. Piatt, nighfehief of police, of New Albany, whom the negrolhad covered fith a .45' Colt's "revolver. Dougherty was arrested y Aut- .cheTI police rYiday af ternon-f t 4 je!itlo(-lc-anl made his escape Friday night shortly before 11 o'clock when authoritiesthere were preparing to remove him Irom the Mitchell jail to Bedford. The negro was being taken to a taxicab . hy a Mitchell patrolman, who was a substitute for one.of the.regular.jiatrolinanit,.. said. The patrolman in charge of Dnugherty took the negro io the Lvnn Terrell home at Mitchell to secure the services of a taxioab and driver to tawe tne negro . to me Lawrence county jail. As the ot- I ficer entered the porch or me i erren (Continued on page 6, column 7) Thrlshcrmen Have Machines Placed 1 .. . - Rtjady to start . worK as soon as Straw is Dry Enough. BIG CROP IS IN PROSPECT Few FieldsHave Not Been HarvestedSome Binders Were In Operation on Sunday. Wheat threshing in Jackson coun ty will be started this week, probabi. lv iik earlv as Tuesday. Owners of threbhing-outnta theinr sAx. for the season's run and most ol them have already been placed in the field where the work ; will, be stnrtftd. the various crews have been organized and the threshennen anticipate one of thehest runs in recent years. ' " . , - Tlie labor shortage which proved so' acute during the harvest hemon will lu ..relieved to some extent by the co-operative la'bor pools organ ized among fanners to handle the threhhing of wheat; The owners of the machines carry several workmen in their own crews and as the machines go from : one, farm to another it is easier for the farmers to co-orcrale with each other than, it IS UliriUK IMC 1I0ITTO,1)B10UII. ... - ... mth the threshing season so close at hand farmers aro paying; Particular attention the probably pnee wnicn , me new. v wheat will c quotation WhUe a specifle quotaiion has not been ifixed. it is indicated hat the local price wm ve wiow wo I . . , ' i.i j . -: i. 1. 1 - I - - 1 ... . . ... - cents1 a uusnei, ana proouoiy 'n,mw 1 . . ' An . , i as oij or Pi' cents ju . some com munities; it unreported, millers are offerinar "as loV as 80 eetits a bushel for the new crop. Whether or not the price will decline as the receipts increase is problematical. ' V" .It is .tho, opinion ot, most Jarmcrs that the wheat crop in Jackson caunty will be the largest for' several years. It is said' that the heads j i .n hij n,..i n, ..nh'nl, .f . a w localities grain seemi to he of good iuality.- Nothing is certain about i 1EAT THRESHING TO BEGIN SHORTLY f Tula shows the beautiful new liluhwuy brtrisHjucrostf the - Colorado river at nieteo nr a cost or over suhxmxx). . . r AT Rev. 0. G. Misamore Delivers Sermon on Patriotic Lines That Re-. ceives Fine Commendation. - SPECIAL MUSIC RENDERED C. H. Wicthoff Leaicr of Service .. - .i Held by Churches ot City Sunday - Evcilnq at Park. An - audience '. of approximately J,000 people : attended the union service of the churches of the rity at Shields park last- night. The shelter-house -was-X'omfortalily-fillcd and others stood a part of the time 'around -the edyres of the shelter bouse. It was the fiih't completed service th is year, a rainstorm hav ing broken up the meeting o-': week ago last night. Rev. O. (- Misamore of St. Paul's Congrcgalional church' una the speaker of the evening and fe sjxkc along patriotic lines. 'His sermon was heard" with the greatest interest and was highly commended by his audience. C. IF.. Wiethoff of the Kirst, M. E. church lead the-services. Special vocal, music was furnished by ajuartette composed of Mr. and Mrs"; Frank J. Voss, Mrs. Albert White and VV. O. Geile. Special in strumcntal music was furnished Hiy the Hancock Orchestra nnd there was in addition congregational, sing ii:. The union services will continue; at Shields park to and including August 5, and if the weather at that time justifles. they will be continued for a few weeks longer. Speakers and leaders for the services have already been announced for the next five weeks, the speaker i and leader next Sunday evening Jieing Rev. J, D, Martin of the First l'resbyterian church and Harry liobb of the Central Christian church. '; - ; Jtcv. Mrsamore. remarks were along patriotin,ine.s appropriate "to the approaching July 4. He re-viewed hnefivt he lnstorr of Amer" iea and compared its, government to that of some other countries. ' He cuijjliasizcd therifiivilege-of American citizenship, and the- op-nortunitv of living in Anieritsa us one of the" greatest bons, tho ' civilized world offers at the present time. - - - Ho stated further that, the churches would never, accomplish their greatest purpose until they all united in IicLr efforts, and that they should do this, as they all have in mind ,thc same ultimate goal. Their chief differences are in a manner on formalities, their great purpose being tho sump.' Virgil .Ferguson, of North Vernon, who was, arrested Saturday night on -a charge of intoxication,. Was found guilty and fined" $1 and costs in the city court "yesterday morning. The case was heard by Mayor ('harles. L. Kessler. Ferguson.; was arrpsted by Officer Russell tit ;the Baltimore & Ohio railway station Saturday night. Tho new "home of ' Charles A. Moore on East Third street between Broadway and Vine street is near-ing completion. It will ho ready f ot occupancy within the next four or five' weeks. It is one of the most attractive smaller, ifew homes being erecieu in inn cuy mis wummer. Air, ...... i . 1 ' 1 11. Jl'. tL' X ,l " J . Moore is wNh the F.bner Ire & Cold Stor,1g Oo Miss. Mjra Gregg1, of Medora, avijs LARGE AUDIENCE PARK SERVICE . - - Tribute Holiday July 4. The .Seymour Daily Tribune wil! nut he issued on WwlneMduy, July 4; The-office Will bo . closed so that' all who are connected with t fie paper, may. have the opportunity to enjoy . our National Holiday: y. " Tills is in accordance with the custoin of this office .for several years and wilh the general closing of Seymour . busiiKjHs houses on July 4. RATING GIVEN IN iccTimv in LI Seymour High School Class Ranks Third In Schools with Male Enrollment Between 100 and 200. MEMBERS MUCH INTERESTED Indications Point To largcrV Class : In Local HiBhSetiooIr-.'. Next Year. - The 'Sevmourliigh' schoo) ranked third in the third dusts in the boys' Bible study work, conducted in. rjiiito a number of hinli schools in Indiana Tast vear, accordincr to ,.j.iJ(t tfr which lias been received here from , I, R. Duke, assistant state secretary of the Indiana Young Men'. Christian Association, under 'whose auspices the contest was held. The school ienterincr the Bible study contest were divided' into four classes. The first cluss contained those schools where the enrollment of boys was more than 300, the second class of more than 200 and less than 300, the third class of more than 100 and less than 200, and the fourth clim between 100 and 200. The rcnorf shows that 19(5 bovs wereenronea in nie Seymour ingn school' last year, and of this, number 10.") were entered in the Bible study classes. - The report . shows. that 23 successf nil' passed the examination. This is 22 per cent. ; of those en-rolled. . ... , '. ' '. The local Bible class received 220 oomti for passing, and wtthyflie I,o J pom fiT creillfetT beTnj;e April" , had a total of .1,792 for the -contest In thsb-same class with Seymour the Franklin high -school took first place with 2.238 ; points, Warsaw necond with 2,138 .points. Mt. Vernon fourth with 1,407, Tipton fifth with 1,2 1 1. and Auburn sixth with 1,11). V The members of the Seymour high school whowed much''! interest in the I'ible study work the last year and is is expected mat a niticn uinrcr class will ibe organized next year. ;. - EASTERN STARS INITIATE. LeesviJIe" Chapter Visited By Seymour Team Saturday. The Thirty-nine members of lo'iil chapter of the Eatem ttar visited Lcchville Chapter No. 422 Saturday night at its regular-meeting; A-degree team' fronr this -city conferred the degree on four new members in the Lcestllle" lodge. l'rior to. the-regular -jneetingof the cFiapler,' an elaborate .baiupict vas served, which was -attended by a large delegation of Eastern Star members from various chapters :n the Leesvillo vicinity. Following the meeting; . refreshments wero served in attendance ' , - American Legion Notice. -. fipccial 'meeting. Monday, July 2 at 7 p. nu Final arrangements for the Fourth. All members urged to lm present. - ' jy2d BIB DDI -JIUUI WUIIH Austin Tcxus, which lias Just been com - . NEALE'S HOME RUN DEFEATS SEYMOUR Ex-Clncinnati Red Star Wallops Horsehide Over the Boards With . Bases Full. GAME WON IN. THIRD Seymour Rallies But Falls Shor In Grim Effort to Save The Day..1 With the bases full, 'Imiscy" Neale, ex-Cincinnati 'Rods player. who was recently added to ; the ranks of the Shelbyville Nationals smashed-the -horsehide over center field fence" and Burgelin followed with. another circuit cIoutt lioth in the thirdjjinning, which piled up'the loii score for the' visitors-forcing the Seymour RedA to their second defeat for tho year Sunday after noon,-with a score of -5 to 3. One of tRe larjrest., crowds ..of baseball fans ever in attendance at a local" game this year, witnessed the locals iro down in defeat. The game 'was deed u red to he one of the best of the season -and the enthusx iasm of both divisions of supporters was hiah pitched during the last three innings, following an error mndo liv the Nationals' left fielder which resulted in thre& runs for the locals. .The runs aujied the local fans' to expect tho Rods'to recuperate from the blow iriven them in the third imiing, but the heavy 'artillery continued during the eight and ninth innings to no avail. - Ii. was' aDoarent. from the start that Shelbyville had journeyed, to Seymour with determination of re-taliatinr for the tronncing that was .7 1 ' At. - I- m . ...1 a,- mvin mem uv ine uicais , wum Reds visited that city. The: sue- cceded in exactly reversing the score i?(Contuirucd on. page i, column 1) CROTHERSVILLE REPORTS NOT SUFFICIENTLY SYSTEMATIZED Fublic Service Commission Orders 70 Public Utilities to Submit : Data as Per Requirements. The Indiana Public. Service to!ii- . l i . ... a!,..,.',,.. mission has oraereo an mvcBimumm of the revenues, operating expenses, rate, service and facilities of the Crothersvillo Water and , Light Company. The commission demand that such inventories, reports and statements as may be required by the commission be turned over to it so tbat-it-y determine whether ft formal hearing, shall be, held. The company buys its electric urrcut from the. Interstate IV'v Service Company at wholesale! ..The latter is not involved in the,,reporL The action taken by the commis sion relative to Crothersville is in accordance r with similur demand from alwut 7( - public utilities com- panics and inunicipaiiy ownen plants of the state, and is said to1 be Uic to the fact that the commission is jmt satisfied -with-the kind of reports the companies made to the commission the past year, Detailed and fully systematized reports were not submitted in accordance with; the requirement of the commission. Dance, Pauley's Cabin. Jmly 4th, 7 p. in. Music by well known society Syncopatersi . of Frankfin, with Tode Bolan, of the sis Theater, Indianapolis, as solo ist.-. -An exceptional musical eve J ill nmg. ... Tip's YeHow Taxle. Any time, anywhere, Phone 447. Residence" 67. Tip Richardson. CANDY MANUFACTURER KILLED Well Known Here Rev. Browtr And 9 - .'.,.... rir Family Upset Near Columbus - , Anderson Accident. By international Newi Servlca. ' Indianapolis, July 2 Four dea and fifteen injured were the toll o toeek-eud automobile accidents i Indiana, today's totals xhowed. Thomna F. Durmody, wealthy In dianapolis-candy manufacturer, w killed and his wife was injured when their automobile was struck by an inlerurban car near CumhcirluiuL t. i , . . . . iriu., as no whs turning his car around in tho National road east of here. Miss Bcloris Marquis, 19, o Anderson, was killed, and Ear Schw inn, 21, of Alcxanderinj Alpha Jonos, 2.1, of Kunuiiitville, and Miss Pauline ToniHnson, 10, of iSummit ville, wce injured when the auto mobile in which they were riding was struck and overturned-, by an unto- mobile dnten by Charles Green, of AlexandrinL near Anderson, Ind. . Janu's Dlloomer, 30, of Chicago III., and Alexander Duncan, 28, of Chicago, III., were drowned" when they" wre pinned in two feet of water inder their automobile when it . sknfilcd into a ditch near Ham mond, -Ind ictor. Btinklow, J7,V.f Pimento, Ind,, received a fractured skull when automooile in which - he was riding turned over south of Bedford, Ind Mrritnd Mrs. Walter White, their ,Jour small children, and Mrs. M. A White, Mr. White's mother, were in- '.(Conliaued on page 4, column 7) 10 E Columbus Wood Turnlno Comnanv Moves Into Plant Vacated by White Wood Company. BURNED OUT AT COLUMBUS Had Good Business and Valuable New Equipment and Was Employing About 20 Men. The Columbus Wood Turning Com pany, which was practically ... wiped out by a fire at. Columbus about a month ogo, has beenn moving its equipment to Crothersville where it II be permanently located. Work fLreuiovalwas-b eg un -Saturday- and t is said will be pushed as speedily as possible, as the company-had bus- iichs pn its hooka when the fire oc- ured sufliccnt to keep 'it running for some time. - - " The company had been in opera tion at Columbus only a few years ut had built up a substantial 'busi ness, and hart added to us equip ment from time to time. Only a short time previous to its recent fire onsidcrable valuable equipment of the most .modern type had been' in- tailed . and at that time'.', about. 20 men were employed. Crothersvillo is well jdeased at securing the plant, due to the" fact that it has suffered the loss, of some f its factories through tires, within the last few years.1 . It will be. re- alled ..that the,, assessment of rothersvillb in the , spring tax re ports this year dropped off con- dcrably fromthat. of recent years, and the loss of some of its industries was tho cause, - Tlie. company -will occupy " the lant vacated by tho White Wood Products"" Company which moved away from Crothersvillo. The Croth ersville . location puts tho Wood Turning Company - close to a good apply of native timber for some of its special jobs. ... Crothersville men bought nici r.f the stock in the company owne I uy 'Columbus men. .The 'com;'i' N apitolizcd- at $15,000. l',-"Z. (Continued on piijrc 4, col WOOD GRDTHERSVILL WELL PLEASED WITH TRIP Has Preached Conservatism Wherever He Has Appeared And Ad J vised Against Extremists. By International Nw Service. . Enroute with President" Harding , to Spokane, Washington, July 2 Refreshed by his rest in Yellowstone Park: the only real rest he has had since leaving Washington Presi , dent Harding started today on the last lap of his leisurely journey a-cross the continent. ': , 1 Four more speeches will be made . uriuic uic i uniuciii nun lur Alaska, and he is looking forward to them with keen. zest. He went into the mountains of the , Yellowstone tired from ten days incessant speech making and crowds, but he came -out today wholly rested.. The twodays of quiet in the mountains gave him the time needed for reflection" and recreation. Mr. Harding is hifihly p'cflsefj with the results of his- trip thus far, he. told friends today. He ha' preached the gospel of contentmenj ami mid uic-i)i-uii!-ii)uci i-onversiyriPiii jr - r-,e people ot tne west iort .. now, and he persnnnllv bdlicvcs hi.4 ' ut- ternnces have been -not without cf-y feet in allaying some of the general unrest that he has heard so much of in Washington since lust November. , In some respects the president has ' been surprised and graf ified.' He . had heard in the whitehouse so many talcs cf the ''west seething with unrest" thnt he. was fully pre- pared for some heckling when, he left Washington. But he has. not been bothered in thw respect. His audi- i enees, - for tho. most . part, have isteped to his prepared , address - with marked attention and interest. - The president's Speeches were prepared with an eye to combatting .' this same unrest and each of them ha contained an appeal, either, directly or indirectly, for' the public generally to disregard the extremists on both sides of' the big problems. " , - In St.-Lnuis, in his world court speecht.Mr. Harding scored both the pro-Leaguers and tho irreconcilable -and appealed for a- middle course policy'on the court., ' v ' In . his argicultural speech . at Hutchinson, he asked the fafwafs'to, ' disregard the radicals who ' are rg- ng revolt in the rural sections Ho told them of bettering " conditions. and Minted to the vast array of r remedial legislation already -enacted ' as proof that Washington is alive to lt,; t .. . .., :.' .' ..; iucu ri uuH-iiin, .. , J '.''.', V. In his prohibition speech at Den- er he.'denounced both the "fanatical ' dr vk!! n mli hn'.'F una I !uI mnt S u J. ...... asked public 'support for enforcement of law, whether the law is popular or not; ." : ' These are but examples of the . president's steady appeal for, ,coii- itsrvuuve imnuiug ami acceptance ol . . I , :. " . , '" - conditions as they are. Even in h:s hort rear pfatform speeches he ha- usually managed to ring in " an "ad- : monition to his audiences that thev. would look at the rest of the world and then be contented with -condi.-,' tions in the United f"fatc. Hi 1 (Continued on page 8, tx! v6) IREWDRKS BOOTLEG uCr,,.; , -:BUSY AROUND UmACI Automobiles Loaded With Cotsira- band Fireworks Coming Inta City . , From All Directions. liy 'International.'' Newit,' Servlca,".. "... Chicago, July 2. The " safe ' an I sane Fourth of July to which Chica- go i.s legally entitled, threatens t become one of the ' most dangerous in its history. 1 This-was the warning iss'iil fi- ilhy by the state's n I torn-; 's t ''" following the diseovcry f! f works bootlegger, h-rr. fim. 1 ling their cxp!-sive v - , i-,, ' ' city limits at a i-'j't'? C-- n- t- ' the i-oiditry i loaded with t" ( i" i .; works, arc co1 .'i ; 'i in 1 every' direr' .i Drastii' C'.b L- ,i- ,' the 'i hi ' tOili'ii. ',;- -inside (m i-t". (Continued on page 8, column 3). 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