The Times from Munster, Indiana on October 10, 1924 · 1
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nn , THE WKATIIKII Kr It tonight, followed by Increasing eloutlineKM SaturdaTi KOti:piifaat Last Night's Circulation 15,284 I nd. Harbor froolrr lonitkt, vrlnda uio&tly tcntlc to moderate easterly. VOL. XVIII. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1924. First Daily Publisher) in East Chicago.' EVAN NOTED ORATOR OPENS HAMMOND mi MES East Chicago, 1 '"T) T'(v En IT iP H T CAMPAIGN WIDOW TO PUSH CASE V A V MONDELL TO SPEAK HERi Republican Congressman WiilRaiseoolidge Banner at H. S. Tonight The "big gun" of the republican party will fire a broadside in Hammond tonight. The Hon Frank W. Mondell, whose capable shoulders have borne much of the burden of the .. O. P. campaign this fall, will rpcak at the Hammond high school auditorium In the biggest Old Party rally since the campaign was inaugurated in Hammond. The speaking will start at S:09 o'clock. Mondell Is one of that group of silver tongued orators which Is stumping the country for Calvin Coolidge while the chief executive stays In Washington attending to the affairs of the nation. He l.i one of a few of the real leaders of the party. He has attained suc- entirely through his own efforts, bavins' been orphaned while a boy. Eesides being congressman from Wyoming for twenty-five years he was the republican floor leader of the 67th congress and was permanent chairman of the 1924 convention at Cleveland which nominated Coolidge and Dawes. He also notified the chief executive of his nomination . Republican, county leaders have planned! a huge reception for Mondell. in recognition of his authoritative position as one of Coolidge's campaigners. The speaker brings a message straight from the White House in his capacity as one of the official stump speakers of the campaign. On him, on Charles G. Dawes and on a few others rests the entire burden of the republican drive for the November election. The real party Issues will be dis'cussed exhaustively by the speaker, who has made a remarkable record so far in his swing around the country- as a mouthpiece for the candidate.- Clyde Cleveland, republican chairman In Hammond, will probably Introduce the speaker as County Chairman Oliver Starr Is expecting' to be In Lafayette. An attempt is being made to get the high school band to furnish music, and other features will be built around the main event of the evenlne. Mondell is one of the few really great speakers in politics today. He first became famous In congress and In every campaign since he became prominent In public life he has taken an active part and has added to his reputation as an orator of logic and force. . Many hither-to obscure policies of the republican party will be revealed in his talk. His delivery Is forceful, clear and concise, and his long friendship with the President has given him a knovyledge of the man which few have had the opportunity to enjoy. So his message to republicans in Hammond and Lake county will undoubtedly be the most important of the entire campaign, as the candidate himself is too busy with state affairs to take the stump in his own behalf. Like Warren G. Harding's famous "front porch" campaign In 1920, Coolidjre is leaving the active campaigning to his lieutenants. He has done no speaking this year on politics at a purely political meeting, and his few discussions of national policies have been by invitation. Perhaps no party leader has en-Joyed the prestige accorded Mondell as permanent chairman of this year's convention, which saw the rare occurence of a candidate being practically unanimously elected on the first ballot, and a party united almost to a man on all big national questions. Shortly after the republican convention in June, party leaders gathered in Cleveland, and with a ticket of solid republican conservatism they srot together and laid the groundwork for the long and arduous campaign. It was to be a beetle campaign. No one In that memorable meeting doubted that. It made no difference at that time who the democratic convention nominated, for LaFollette loomed as a disturbing factor In the, west and h'.s followers In the convention had demonstrated a complete lack of sympathy with the republican cause. It was decided in this meeting that the picturesque vice presidential candidate. General Charles G. Dawes was to bear the brunt of the republican attack in the west. President Coolidge had already given republican leaders to understand that he would conduct a quiet campaign. a far as he was personally concerned, and that If there was to be any stumping of the Insurgent west and the rest of the country, it would have to be done by others. Mondell la one of the. men who are carrying the republican standard. His memorable speech before the Cleveland convention when he took the gavel as its chairman was characterized by a brief but pointed re-Fume of the issues. He said, "Every serious fault of recent legislation and every failure to complete and round out a satisfactory legislative program could and would have been avoided had there been Tenenclable republican majorities in .Continued un pare eight.. OR G. 0. Did You Hear That EAST CHICAGO VOTING MACHINES WILL. BE used in the coming election, Nov. 4. ALDERMAN GALVIN OF INDI-ana Harbor celebrated his 76th birth day yesterday. OPERATIONS AT THE INLAND Steel are still maintaining n eighty per cent, average of capacity. "THE COVERED WAGON." A Truly American Epic, will be on the screen at the Forsyth theatre next week. INDIANA HARBOR REAL Estate men are the greatest optimists tn the region. Slack times mean nothing to them. ENROLLMENT FOR EVENING School will be closed nert Monday night. Students will have a choice of many practical subjects. A LARGE CROWD OF FANS IS expected to attend the grand opening of George Oswego's indoor arena tonight. Four fa-t bouts are on the fistic menu. ALTHOUGH THE PRESIDENTIAL election is only three more weeks off, purchase of the Water Works still remains the timely topic with East Chicago citizenry. ALDERMAN RUNDQI.'IST O F the Third Ward has left Borden's Milk Co., to enter the Wet Wash business. He has .established a laundry on Olcott avenue. SUSAN SAKO, PRIVATE SERE-tary at John Pora's foreign exchange oft'ice in Indiana Harbor, is deluged with drafts for Roumanian Leis at the present low rate of exchange. SEVERAL INDIANA UNIVERSITY Alumni of the Twin City headed by Paul Marcovicb, will leave today for Indianapolis to attend the intersee-tional game -between Indiana and Louisiana SatJrday. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS will meet tonight to make arrangements for taking charge of the four day showing of "The Covered Wagon" at the Forsyth theatre beginning Monday night. - AS VARIOUS ADJUSTMENTS Occasioned by revised pricing methods approach completion a more settled tone is spreading over the steel market and better buying Interrupted by the new order of conditions, is again asserting itself, says the Iron Trade Review. MRS. O'LEART'S COW WILL NOT be given another chance at kicking the lantern if Fire Chief Ciias. Smith has anything- to say about it. He will eontfuct an investigation 'beginning next Monday of all public and business blocks in observance of National Fire Week. WHITING THE SACRED HEART CHURCH, is to have a new building. rians are under way whereby the structure will be started some time in the near future. THE STREETS ARE BEING DEC-orated with flags and bunting in commemoration of Columbus Day. The banks will be closed Saturday at noon and r.lso Monday. HARRY GLAIR WAS HOST TO a fraternity reunion at the Hammond Country Club -yesterday. Several members of his colle.ce fraternity were his guests at the club. CHIEF COLLINS HAS EEEN UN-able to report for duty for several days. The Chief U suffering fram a severe cold and a sore throat, but expects to be back on the job today or tomorrow. MAYOR SCH RAGE WILL . HAND over the keys of the city to brlck-lajers from all over Indiana, Monday morning, when their convention goes into session at the Community Center. CHARLES S. I'EREU SECURED A divorce for a former Whiting woman in the Chicago Superior court. Mary Patello was granted a decree from her husband Alex Fatello on grounds of desertion. THE CHORAL CLUB MEETING last night was postponed because the director Morgan L. Eastman was taken suddenly with world's serie-itis. The director was in Washington attending the game. TONIGHT IS THE LAST NIGHT for reservations to the Sunday dinner at the Community Center. The special dinner is a feature of the Community Center dining room and is prepared by Mrs. Grigson. A BIG TIME IN THE CITY COURT this 1 afternoon. One drunk, five speeders, three unsanitary building owners, a gambling house keeper, five gamblers and five liquor law violators will come before the judge. SEVERAL WHITING REPUBLI-cans will attend the Republican rally at the Hammond High School auditorium tonight. The republicans have secured the Honorable Frank W. Mondell. congressman f?om Wyoming to address them. HIKERS OF THE COMMUNITY will take their first organized hike Sunday morning at 1:30. Charles Chant says that the pedestrians will irweet at the Center building and be 24th State Convention of Bricklayers Entertained at Oil City WHITING, Oct. 10. The city will take her place in the ranks of Calumet region convention cities Monday morning when the twenty-fourth annual convention of the Indiana State Conference, a bricklayers' organization, goes into session here. The entertainment committee of the local bricklayers association has been busy for the past few weeks preparing for the meeting. The committee. Charlie Kurr, Charlie Eg-gers, Walter Newlin, Tom McBride, George Bartuska and J. J. NejJle, has completed its arrangements for the entertainment for" the city's guests during their one-day stale In Whiting. Pre-convention headquarters will be established tomorrow afternoon at the Indiana hotel, in Hammond, for the convenience of the guests who come by train from central and southern Indiana cities. Registra4 t!on will take place at the hotel and the guests will be housed there until President Charlie Eggers. of Whiting, head of the state conference, calls the meeting to order Monday morning. Through the local Chamber of Commerce, the delegates will be driven over to Whiting from the Hammond hostelry in automobiles and will go direct to the convention hall at the Community Center build!ng. J. 3. Xedjle, who litis been president of the local organization of the trade for the past 26 years, heid;? the Whiting' delegates. The delo-gats from "Whiting are Fred Pe-ceny, Walter Newlin. " Charlie Kg-trers, Tom McBride, George Bartuska and Charlie Kurr. Beginning in the morning, the sessions of the gathering will be held all day. The wind-up affair of the meet has bee nset for 8 in the evening, when the delegates and their wives and invited guests of the organization will be guests of the local union at a dinner to b? served at the P.ricklay's hall on Fiscvhrupp avenue. Speakers for the convention will J Include members of the conference from other cities who are prominent in their organization affairs and Mayor Walter Schrage. who V.-ill welcome the delegates, J. J. Nedjle, president of the local order. Mayor Callahan, of East Chicago, end Oscar Ahigren. Whiting attorney. The mayor and . his staff of city officials have given the committeemen whole-hearted support in the project and the city will he appropriately decorated for the affair. The Chamber of Commerce will furn'sh the transportation for the various dogates to and from the sessions and on sight-seeing trips throughout the region. It is expected that about sixty or seventy delegates from cities all over the state will be present at the opening of this 2it"h annual meeting of the conference iind organizations of the city are giving the meeting their support. The sessions will start at 9 o'clock Monday morning at the Community Center and conclude with the banquet and entertainment at the Bricklayers' hall at 8 o'clock in the evening of the same day. back In Whiting by late afternoon. The hikers will take their lunches with them for the all day jaunt. BECAUSE OF CONDITIONS A Rising at the Valparaiso high school, it has been found advisable to cancel the remaining football games scheduled by their fpotball team. The date for the game with the local eleven was set for October ISth, but after a conference between the coaches of the two schools the contest was called off. COACH L. B. HART WISHES TO correct a statement appearing in a recent issue wher he was quoted as saying that the Hammond High would defeat the East Chicago High football team by a big score. The Whiting mentor made no statement to that effect but said that the Hammond line ws stronger but this was equalled by a husky East Chicago backfield. THE FIRST OF THE SEASON'S swimming entertainments at the Community pool has teen set for October 21. At this time the pupils of Director Cpllins and Sharp will meet in swimming'races, water polo, diving exhibitions and novelty slunts. The contestants will be picked members of the boys and girl under sixteen years of age swimming classed. The exhibition is free. PEOPLES STORE OPENING The Grand Opening of The Peoples Store, 173 State street, in Hammond is pn today. Souvenirs, flowers and music. All are cordially invite Coolidge Quotations There is little satisfaction in attempting to deceive ourselves. There is grave danger in 'attempting to deceive the people. I am opposed to the practice of a legislative deception. There is and can be no mere doubt of the triumph of democracy in human affairs, than there is of the triumph of gravitation in the physical world; the only question is how and when. Its foundation lays hold upon eternity. IK SEWAGE DISPOSAL II 3 CITIES A tentative plsn to provide for sewage disposal in the district was reached yesterday afternoon at a meeting of mayors of East Chicago, Whiting and Hammond held at the Ka.t Chicago city hail. Those in conference were Mayors Frank Callahan, Walter Schrage and 'Daniel Brown. This rnove on the part of regional cities is the outgrowth of the Sanitary Congress held at Hammond last August. At the meeting yesterday the three executives decided to ask their respective city councils to mak the necessary appropriations to cover the expense of an engineers survey with the 'idea in view of the three citis cooperating and installing one unit plan of sewage disposal. The ultimate program, however, will depend on the survey of expert engineers, Mayor Callahan said today. The expense of the initial step in the proposed consolidated project Is estimated at $3,000. It U understood that Gory has already started a survey looking forward to the purification of Its sewage and may not be included In the plan of East Chicago, Whiting a"d Hammond. - ANNIVERSARY To commemorate the many eventful years in the history of the East Chicago CongregationaT church. Rev. Robert Murray Pratt has set aside next week for observance of the tenth anniversary of the new church building at lioth st. and Magoun ave. This time will be occupied by the congregation of the church to reflect over the deep furrows plowed into sin and the large harvest of rich souls reaped. The program will begin next Sunday, Oct. 12. with both morning and evening services. Rev. Alex -Monroe, emeritus, the first minister engaged for the new Congregational church, will deliver the anniversary sermon. His subject will be "Friendship." Saveral other persons who were connected in nn official way with the church at some time during its organization but have since moved out of the city, have been secured to take an active part in the program. On Monday. Oct. 13. the Men's Club of the Congregational church will jcive a bano-iet. Major Thornton Anthony Mills of Chicago will be the principal speaker on that occasion; The .following Wednesday evening an informal social evening for all families In any way represented In the work of the church will be entertained. The old-timers will be guests of honor. The Athletic Association of the church end Twin City Boy Scouts will have nn open night on Friday ever.! nr. Oct. 17. , A monster program of fun and frolic is planned. (m-ES B'J-EA'I T STATE CAPITAL! CARLYLE, 111., Oct. 10. Four armed bandits, traveling in an automobile raided the Baltimore and Ohio depots at Sandaval and Car-lyle, fourteen miles apart Just before daybreak today and escaped with an undetermined amount of loot, including sacks of iatl. Walter Hayes, the night operator at Carlyle depot, had just received a flash on the railroad telegraph wire .that the Sandoval office had been looted, and he had sent for aid when four bandits walked into his office. , The robbers locked Hayes and two others in a box car, but-the arrival of a freight train flcve minutes later frightened the bandits and they fled taking $33 in cash and -everal mail sackg. ' CHURCH WILL OBSERVE 10TI BANDITS MID DEPOT; STEAL MAIL HIS OLD Indiana Senator Assails Rival Parties With Facts and Figures at Gary last Night Tearing the mask from both the democratic and LaFollette parties. United States Senator James K. Watson who is touring the' country in the interests of President Cool-ldge's campaign, stirred 2,00 .republican voters int oaction at the new Gary Armory last night when he appeared in the biggest republican rally and mass meeting of the campaign. Those who have not heard the senator In one of his political speeches for several years found that "Indiana's Favorite Son" has not lost any of his old time fire. His Fpeech was not one. of political promises but one of solid facts and figures take nfro mgovernment records. He did not mince his words but found time to keep his interested audience in a jovial spirit when he assailed the league of nations and free trade. "When my friend Mr. Davis spoke before many of you. he admitted that there were republicans in his audience but I can say, that you are all republicans and are going to vote a straight republican ticket In November." "I first spoke in Gary in 1900 when there were only a few houses and from your wonderful city's growth I can see i nthe future a metropolis with its bee hives of industry extending all the way from Chicago to Michigan City." Senator Watson then went on to explain the republican policies which has made all this possible. He then exxplained In detail protective tariff and 'taxation measures in a simple manner like few other speakers are able. - With this the senator gave a string of figures to substantiate remarks. "We believe in a high proetctive tariff and keeping away from international turmoil, while .the democratic party believes in free trade and the leagu eof nations and with this the constitution guarantees-to every American, freedom of religion, of speech, of thought, and or equal protection of the laws.- No discrimination based on race, creed or color, the right of home and work and prosperity." "Mr. Davis trys to make his audiences believe this has been "a do nothing" congress and in a way this propaganda has imbedded itself In the minds of the American public. But just the same we have accomplished many wonderful things and under the protection of the constitution we have become the greatest nation in all. recorded history." "When Harding became president of the United States, he was confronted, with bigger tasks than ever confronted a president and there is a reason. We had just, passed through a great world's war and a democratic administration." The republican administration had to bring this country back from war conditions to peace time conditions and It has been no small task. With two hundred and eighty-bil-11 ndollars worth of property destroyed, riotous exxpenditures, out of resources and five million men had ceased to produce." "It has been a difficult task, but the republican parly has assailed many other difficult problems and has accomplished what no other party has ever been able. We always have to have a republican administration following a democratic relrn to clear away the rubbish." "Three billion five hundred million dollars have been saved since the republican party came into power following the war. Did the democrats ever make any such progress. There was an Indebtedness of 26 billon dollars when the democrats handed over the administration and according to the June 30 report it has been reduced to nearly 22 billion. "We are now in sound financial bsls and with Calvin Coolidge v.e will continue. He then predicted that If the republican party continues in power congress will pass a new scientific tax measure. "During the war the United States loaned nine and one half billion dollars to waring nations and when the republicans came Into power we couldn't find even an I. O. U. or record of any kind that money had been loaned." "Mr. Wilson believed in the league of nations. There was a campaign of propaganda to wipe out these debts or in other words they wanted to make these loans a present and we would have been lucky if we had collected our interest." "I will say right here that our policy is colng tobe to collect every red cent of these loans. Has Mr. Davt3 ever told any one what he would do? Whe nwe showed our teeth England came right over and made arrangements to pay 170 million dollars annually for a period of 62 years." RADIO FAKS RADIO HEADQUARTERS General Electric Shops 643 Hohman St. 220 State st. ft30 ary Police Stop audits and Holdup of Postof f ice' Today S. R. Shay, a detective for the New York Central railroad, was and fatally wounded at 10:30 o'clock this morning by Officer Nathan j Potts of the Gary police depart ment . The shooting took place In front of the Gary postoffiee on Fifth avenue and was wltnee-sed by scores of pedestrians-. Shay was about to enter the post-office in company with Earl Hurst, alias Frank Dirky, and Sidney Par-cell, two Chicago gunmen, wanted for a $50,000 merchandise robbery from the New York Central railroad in Chicago. For several weeks Shay had been associating with the two gunmen to obtain information regarding their complicity in the robbery. Shay lured Hurst and Parcell to Gary on the pretext that they were to bring through a truck load of liquor and said they would find a letter waiting at the postoffiee giving full Instructions about the ship Harbor Plant to M ake Number of Costly Extentions An expenditure of several hundred thousand dollars will be made by -the Youngstown Sheet & Tube company in new extensions at its Inidana Harbor plant, according to an, official announcement. This proposed plan of enlargements to th elocal mills is due to the abandonment of Pittsburgh Plus. By additional developments at the Harbor plant of the Youngstown Sheet & Tube company it will be able to maintain its competitive territory practically, unchanged. 1I.AX SEVEKAL JI1LIS ,In a dispatch from J. A. -Campbell, president of the company, it says that surveys are being made to Editor's Note: Following is the second part of an exclusive interview given to International News Service by Dr. Hugo Ecke-ner, who direct jti the construction of the Zeppelin ZR.-3 and who will command the great p.ir-ship on her voyage from Germany to Lakehurst, N. J. Dr. Eckcncr denied that storms would menace the ship. By DP. HUGO ECKEXER World's Foremost Authority on Zeppelin Airships. (Copyright. 1024. by International News Service- FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany. Oct. 1J0. The doubts and anxieties of many people center upon the question of whether a heavy storm might endanger-the .ZR-3. . I do net believe that many ask this question in the sense that a storm could damage the airship in the same way it smashes the sails and masts of a sailing vessel or devastates houses and tree on land. Today almost everybody knows, or should know that an airship is submitted to scarcely more stress in a storm than in still weather, because it drifts with the wind and does not resist except with its engines and this is the same in strm as in still weather. Therefore, the only justifiable question is whether stormy weather might prevent the airship from reaching its destination. Theoretically, doubts in the connection sre certainly logical. A brief Illustration: Our airship wfll take along about thirty-one tons of benzine. This suffices for 72 hours if nil the motors are run at full speed end will take the airship a distance of about 9.100 kilometres (nearly 5,500 miles). If, however, there Is a counter wind cf only ten metres per second which is not much the ajrship will covr only 6,500 kilometres (nearly 4,000 miles) above ground in those same 72 hours. In other words the- snip would not reach its destination, for the route mapped out for the Lakehurst Journfy is 7.000 kilometres (approximately 4.260 miles). But if in the same circumstances the airship travels only with cruising speed instead of full speed, then thirty-one tcnsof benzine would last, for 100 hours and the ship would be able to cover almoft 11,000 kilometres. In there 100 hours the ship would make 7 400 kilometres above ground that is, she would reach her destination. You can see from this simple example, which is as variable as you like, that stormv weather must Indeed be carefully included in the calculations of a dirigible commander. Also It can be seen that normally there ts an assurance of safety not in traveling at full" speed but more slowly. In addition, there is a sav-Jng cf gas. EXPERT SAYS AIRSHIP IS SAFE IN-STDRM ment. Meantime New York Central detectives had tipped off the Gary police and secured their co-operation. Chief of Police Forbes snt a detail of men to the post-office to arrest Hurst. , and Tart!! an'd Sergeant Potts was one of the officers. The automobile arrived per schedule and the three men alighted to find plain clothes and uniformed police around them. Sergeant rmts knew that one of the three men was an officer posing as a gunman but he did not know which one. And so when Shay pulled his gun on the police, presumably to carry out his role with Hurst and Parcell, Potts pulled his and fired. The bullet entered the shoulder and deflected to the spine. Shay is at Mercy hospital in a dying condition. Hurst and Parcell are held at the Gary police station on an open charge for the New York Central railroad. build a rod mill here of about 10,-000 tons per months capacity. Wire and nail making machines will be installed. A. sheet and tin plate mill department will be built. The finishing mills will necessitate the building of three open hearth furnaces, and improving the blooming mill to take 'care" of . the increased steel- output. - Building of a new blast furnace at the Indiana Harbor plant was the first step in this expansion. Construction work on the new extensions at the local plant of the Youngstown will begin as soon as authorization has been given by the Board of Directors to the .pro-nosed exxpendlture. It is said: CALUMET CUT G G Calumet City construction is proceeding witti unexpected "rapidity, according to G. Frank Croissant. A program involving J640.000 is under way by Milda & Hansen. Sixty-four two apartment structures, costing from $8,000 to $16,000 are behg erected at Eurnham avenue and 154th street The Schiappe Bus Company is buildinf- a garage covering- half a block on Wertworth between 154th and 155th streets for Its 40 new-busses, running from Harvey to Hammond at twenty minute intervals, and' also is constructing a large machine' shop. "AH this construction is in addition- to the new' city hall and bank. The final girders for the Torrcnce avenue bridge are being put in place and the opening of the road' la near. A syndicate of Harvey bankers is reported to have purchased the 80 acre Harvey golf course , for subdivision. The onjy golf course in the Calumet City section - will be opened in the Forest Preserve, south of 154th and west ct Torrence. tINTERNATlONAL NEWS SEKVICE1 MANILA, Oct. 10. Fragmentary reports of last weeks' typhoon in northern Luzon which began trickling in today revealed that thirty are known dead, fiftesn sailboats sunk and the steamer Macaris ashore and believed a total loss. In many towns all of the Nipa huts were destroyed and the more substantial government buildings damaged. In Amulung municipality only four houses were left standing. All tlegraph lines are down and no reports have yet been received from the villages in the interior. The Red Cross and the government moved speedily to aid the typhoon sufferers, the Steamer Mau-ban leaving late today with supplies. BETH-EL SERVICES Temple Eeth-El (Mason & Hoh-mann 'streets, will hold its regular services tonight at 7:50. Special attention is called to the change in time due to the fact that Mr. Arthur Dunham gives a fifteen minute organ recital Immediately previous to the beginning of the service proper. Arthur Dunham as has been stated fcefore is one of America's greatest organists and it is a rare privilege for the local community to listen to him. Rabbi Bretton's subject will be "Paying the Price." A cordial Invitation is extended to everybody. BUILDING PRO RAM PROGRESSIN TYPO li! LUZON TILL FURTHER Sensational Complaints Said to Have Been Made by Decedent to Wife (BY REX HIDY) CROWN POINT, IND.. Oct. 10 In spite of the fact that Coroner E. E. Evans returned a verdict this morning practically exonerating George Morgan of responsibility in the death of Edward Bough, county farm inmate, the widow and friends are determined that the matter shall not stop there. There is talk of having the grand jury called to continue the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the Hammond man. It is possible that the Jury may be called before the preliminary hearing of Morgan which is set for Tuesday morning before Justice Howard Kemp. The verdict of the inquest based on evidence taken by Dr, L. Houk, deputy coroner, and concurred in by Coroner Evans is to the effect that Bough died from natural causes. This is largely based on the post mortem examination of the body which is said to have shown a mitral heart lesion and that Bough was suffering with tertiary syphilis. The verdict adds that the man was violently insane. Attorneys Fred Lisius, of Crown Point, and Harold Hammond, of Hammond, who are representing the widow in the matter, are conferring with Deputy Prosecutor Floyd Draper today and preparing their case for presentation before Judge Kemp Tuesday in case the grand jury does not intervene. In the afternoon session of the inquest yesterday, the .widow furnished the most important testimony sinci the first, riay of the hearing with the possible exception of the statements of Drs. Eggers and Buchanan who expressed the belief that Bough met death from external violence. ' "' " '" :" . :' Mrs. Bough said she . visited her husband Sunday, September 28, and that he died the following Thursday.. He appeared very weak then and va3 lying In bed. H had a black lump over his left eye, but she made no injuiry about it. . Bough that day had .talked little. He complained that he had been griv-cn a bath in cold water and that "they almost froze" me to death." Early testimony on the part of Morgan had been that it was necessary to bathe Bough in cold water because the furnace t .the county farm wasn't in operation so there was no warm water. He also said he would like something to eat. The attendants had explained that Bough had refused food and that he was getting weaker steadily. She declared her husband had never been vfolent at home, but that he was forgetful. She had to work and she asked to have him taken to the state hospital because she was afraid he would wander away. ' Her belief that the two blackened eyes, tho marks on the throat, the split ear and other bruises were in flicted by some other person, was based on the fact that Bough was too weak to get out of bed and upon statements made by Morgan to friends who had accompanied her to the sanitarium. - In conversation with these people Morgan had remarked that Bough had fought against being bathed. J "He had a damned good beating coming and he got it," is the remark accredited to Morgan. This was the testimony taken the first day of the inquest. , Mrs. iiough says Morgan had a black jack in his pocket when she' saw him, but Morgan insists he never carried such a weapon. The wound on the dead man's ear appeared to have been made by such an instrument. Dr. A. H. Farley, who had been county physician only a mcth testi fled that he had seen Bough only once as he passed his cell. He was lying in bed. The day he died the death certificate was issued by him on information furnished at the san itarium. He did not examine the boiiy. He gave the cause of death as suicide accomplished by beating his head against the cell door. It was this point which caused Under-tatser Charles Stewart to hestitate. He knew a coroner's inquest was necessary. However, when he sent to Crown Point for the burial permit the cause of death was changed to "mitral regurgitation," which moans failure of the mitral valves between the left auricle and ventricle of the heart to function. ' Co-itinue"don pageelght.) AUTO FATALITY EVANSVILLE, Inl., Oct. 10. R. H. Norman, buyer for the Hart-man Furniture company, Chicago, is dead,, and George Riechmann, president of the Evansville Furniture Co., Fred W. Bockstege, president of the Bockstege Furniture Co., Evansville, and Irving H. Hartman, Chicago, head of the furniture company that bears his name, were injured in an automobile wreck near here last night. The car In which they were crashed Into tha rear end of a truck parked on th highway. The fxuck was said to have had 'no tair light. UL- DANA

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