The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on March 18, 1930 · Page 1
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JBaUrad M Oet, J* IMS. at postofflce at Ttatoa, Ind.. aaaar the set eg Mare* a. 1*1*. -VOISVME ;cxxv, NO. TIPTON. nroiANZi, TUESDAY EVENINQ, MARCH 18, 1030. MAD NOG CASE II Defendant to Action Pay Parents of Dead Lad Sum of 31,525. LATTER TO PAY COSTS Recalls ifeplorable Occur­ ence joij'i Thanksgiving Day, 1S23. Largest Air Ambulance Completed for the Army Washington, March 18. — A new type or ambulance plane, the largest and most complete designed in this country, "will be among army aircraft at Sacramento, Cal., for the annual maneuvers. It will afford accommodation for fro^n four to six patients xind will have two pilots, a flight surgeon and a medical attendant. In addition to its regular equipment, including S - i radio, the plans will carry Instruments, vugs and surgical and medicinal necessities! The patients will be carried in specially constructed wire beds similar to old-fashioned cradles, with strap attachments, to -keep them secure, yet comfortable. AT NALAL PARLEY Beauty Blooms at Capital Show 1 The final chapter is what name to be knowri in local court cir- j cles as the iMad Dog case was written at F-ankfort Monday afternoon when a record of an agreement between the parties was made a matter of record by Judge Brenttm Devol, of the Clinton Circuit ciiurt. By the terms of the settlement the • defendam -without rero"?ni7.ing any liability for the deati- of Joseph Small, 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Sri.all, who died from hydrophobia,:: pay to the.-parents of the lad th<; sum of 81,225. This payments is divided between Mrs. Bertha Oomjlton, The 'Fidelity Casualty Company of New York, liondsmen for Chief of Pnlir-e Coleman. Dr.: Verne Cooper, veterinarian anc; Jegie W. Coleman- as an indivlcjiial. The first two pay. most ot; the amount. Dr. Ooo.per is sai;J to ha\*fe paid S75. Jesse W. Co'eman .$75 and the remainder equally by the other two tiefeiidants. By the terms of the compromise the parent,-; of the lad pay the costs of the suit and their attdrnev' fees. Tlie deplorable occurrence which resulted in the death of the Small boj\ took place at the . home of Mrs;- Compton on West Washington street, on Thanksgiving Day. IS2S, when a dog corralled in tie basement of the home, rushed; past the Chief or Police, and th : ! Veterinarian, who had,..soiie to tlie home to examine it at -the-Teqijsst of Mrs. Compton. The dog ^attacked the Small boy who-wasi in the living room of the Comptnn home playing with a son of .Mrs. Compton^The hoy was bitten jgn. the leg^and, • cheek and died from the effect? of hydrophob'a Fh an Indiana poli.? hospital,'-,several days, after- the attack. ;; . -Suit was filled by. the father James F. Smafc January 26 1929, asking ; $10,000 damages from the defendants for thr death of the boy and the case war taken to Clratin county for trial when \a change of venue was asked\~by the plaintiff, through a firnP'of No ;>lesvine attorney.' who had his itase.' Other persons who were bitten by the same dug took the Pasteur treatment apparently suffered :n<; 111 erfectn fro*i the experience. These were Jclin R. Bowling at thaUtime • stteet commissioner, the nine-year-^ Id daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johit Roush and John, the 11-year-oht son of Mr. an/ Mrs. James Gi'ay. •> NEWS AND NOTES He Is Trying'to Smooth Out Difficulty Between Italy and France. HOLDING CONFERENCES After Nine Weeks, London Parley Does Not Seem to Be Near Goal. Called to Chicago. Mr. and Mia. J. B. McCarthy of Kemplon oere called to Chicago Tuesday, by a message 'announcing the Serious Illness ot their son Ca^l McCarthy. The first message to the parents told of his,'Hlness 1 and said that the physicians ha< not fully diagnos- ^Jtt|apaA mtik Jury Ordered for April 10 to Head Evidence in Eva Cast Trial. WILL CASE CONTINUED Tuesday Special Judge Frank B. Russell and the attorneys, interested in the State case against Mrs. Eva C;ist, charged with contributing to the 'delinquency of a minor, met and by agreement the trinK"was fixed' for; Thursday, Aprhv-f 0. This case which was filed, in juvenile court will he heard by the regular jury and the members were ordered in for that date. The jury had been ordered to report Monday, April 7,. at which time the - suit to contest the will of the late Hardin H. Bunch was set but this case has been continued until May 12. Sheriff Devault was instructed to notify the members of the jury as to tlie change in dates. .In the estate of the late Mary E. Stroud, the Farmers State bank of Hobbs, administrator has filed a final report which was proved by the court. In the case of Crafton and i others against Pugh and others Jor the division of property of Mary E. Stroud, distribution of j the proceeds of the sale of the property was ordered by the court. A portion of the answer of Lemuel S. Todd, to the-complaint in the case of Haskett and.others vs. Todd and others, has been withdrawn. This case is set for trial April 24 and is for the; partition of lands left by the: late Francis M. Todd: Sheriff Devault is advertising property in Tipton to sdj!r**' at sheriff's sale on Saturday, April (Continued on Page 2.) London, March 18.—Henry L iStimson, secretary of state and chairman of the United States delegation to the five-power naval conference, this afternoon undertook the role of mediator in the Franco-Italian dispute, seeking to-solve the problem of naval relationship S between the two countries, which is threatening virtual failure of the negotiations here. Stimson invited Dino Graridi Italian - foreign minister, to meet him privately in what was said to he the first consultation of its sort held between these two dele gatibn heads since the conference started. Italy demands the right of absolute naval parity with France, although' professing willingness to-' disarm, even completely, if other nations will follow her suit. France, on the other hand, has set j a total projected naval tonnage for herself far in excess of what the other powers think fit. and .has refused with finality to grant Italy parity. The Paris government was understood to be negotiating privately with Rome officials for a better understanding of what the Mussolini government mean's - by parity with France. The conference this afternoon was in its ninth week, apparent 1 stiil a long way from its- goal. Hand Badly Cut. Albert Marschke, tlie ten year .old/Son of Gus Marschke, proprietor of the' Central Service Repair Shoe Shop, on North Main street, had his right hand neve rely injured Sunday morning while playing at his - home . on South East street. The lad was playing with a playmate, Bobby Small,' son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Small. Albert had a sharp knife in his hand_and in trying to get it from him,. Bobby drew the knife through the hand cutting three of the fingers badly. j The injury: was dressed at! oner but the hand is very sore and giving the boy much pain. , All-Meat Diet Declared Harmful After Test by University of Michigan Doctors Ann Arbor, Mich., March 18.— r The healthfulness of the "all- meat" Eskimo diet recommended by the. arctic explorer Stef fanson la disputed In diet experiments announced at the -University -of Michigan. The- tests were conducted by T>r. Ii. H. Newburgh of the-university ment. '. , medical "As a shatter _of fact." depart- IDr. New-: hurgh said, "the' Steffaiaon test was notr'ot *n,, >U-meatV,_. 'ill*.; •1n^Vj> , ^ s ^^-' Ma ^' (!0 %' ll l ! | S to Air C. Iw/ileb; "another wortt- erantthtsaield, .was muscle fibre harmful, Steffanaon's. experiment cannot have any -. -great-' significance. Carefully cconducted experiments, however "do show that there is an insldtons.degeneratlon resulting froinV over-use of lean meat A university laboratory work- OT normal .health.;!wk«UT«d -onTat32 per cent'lean ^wMisktd^ti,for 1 well. llke:thee«^,»wl« made similar diet? teettttivNew- York> But,irw ^ioppU ^th.t^ Another of the many signs of Spring. These prize amaryllis blooms are being admired by Mrs. Mary ., Bramford, who is considered one of the prettiest workers in the Department of Agriculture. Over 1200 of the Sowers were • exhibited. <lBtamatloaal _ NmrMl) MERGER CASE Attorneys for Objectors to insull Plan Delving Into Figures. CAS NOT UNDERSTAND Two Rather Large Changes in Valuation Cause of Speculation.- Australian War Report Tells How von Richthofen Met End i London,, 4Mfcrch IS. — Some light has been thrown, by The Melbourne Argus on one of the mysteries of the world war : — how von ^.Richthofen, the German ace, met his death.- A secret report has now been made 'public by Lieut. Gen, Sir Talbot Hobbs, who commanded an Austratian corps. The report states that von Richthofen, living a red single- seater triplane, was pursuing an English plane north of Corbie, when a group of anti-aircraft Lewis guns attached to the Australian artillery opened fire. Almost immediately the red plane veered and crashed. Von Richthofen's body was discovered where it fell and identified by papers/ BF I KILLS HE Oil Burning Freight Explodes and Does Damage. FLAMES HIGH IN AIR. GOLD STAB TRIP PASSES AWAY! SET FOR MAY 7 Indianapolis, Mar.-. 18.—^Ren- sons for alleged mistakes in appraisal figures made by Insull engineers and incompleteness of appraisals by engineers for the pub-service commission were FATAL ATTACK OF Thirty-one Cars Are Set on fire Fed by Oil From Several Tanks. lie Evansville, Ind., March IS.— ' Three persons were killed and I one injured seriously in an ex! plosion of a Louisville ft Nashville freight ! sought by attorneys for objectors Resident of Kempton Vicin -i Chapman Line Arranges " ity Victim of Slight's j With War Department Disease. i For First "Group. HAD BEEN IMPROVING GUIDES ARE ASSIGNED , f ! to the $70,000,000 Insull merger as the hearing continued Tuesday at the Statehouse. Attorneys for. those opposing the merger of electric power, ice, water, gas, iriterurban, bus, heat and railway properties found it difficult to understand why the Insull engineers had' made mis- i takes causing a $520,000 change I in one appraisal and a- $718,000 j change in another when they,had i spent more than four years in. j preparing 1 their figures-.' They also ! sought to learn, why the pommis- locomotlve near. early today. James McCorkle, 69, of Curtisville, Died Tuesday Morning. i WAS ILL THREE WEEKS March/; Oliver St.roup, aged 60 years,; New York, onn of the best known citizens of • United States Lines, designated the Kempton community, died at;by Congress the official trans- his home four and half .miles northwest of Kempton, Monday night at 10:30 o'clock, death he- irfg due to.Bright's Disease. Mr. Stroup had suffered a severe attack of the disease three weeks ago, but had improved and made a trip to Frankfort to have dental work done just a few days ago. He suffered the second attack Sunday night his condition being critical from that time. -Mr. Stroup, who was born and sion appraisals had- been jincom 18.—The +ptBte'r when "commissk>n;enBineet5 spent nearly two' years oh their survey and investigation. The "mistakes and errors" in the Spooner & Merrrill appraisal of merger properties for the Insull interests caused, the valuation for Central Indiana Power Company properties, exclusive of port for 5,000 Gold Star Mothers who will go to France this Spring to visit the graves of their sons, has reached an agreement'with the War Department on the principal details-of passages and will! the Indiana Electric Corporation, I to be increased from- $23,254,carry the first, contingent on the j 000 ^ $23i774 451 They alsQ liner America when she sails \ caU sed the^valuation for, the T. from New. York May 7. E. Grant H. T. & E. Traction Company McMicken; vice ] properties to be reduced from president in charge of traffic has j $83,841589 to $33,123,016. The returned from Washington with [difference on the total appraisal reared in the community where ; Owen A. Smyth, passenger traf- j 0 f~ physical properties was a net uU-*~*u '.~.t.^t — I (ic. manager, after conferring t reduction i of little more than his death took place, was the son of Jacob and Margaret (DeFord) Stroup and was one of eleven children in the family. . He was married 3S years ago to Miss Mary Cunningham, a daughter of Harvey and Harriett Cunningham, who also lived in that community. The wedding was on Sept: 21, 1892. Six children survive this nnion with the wife. Lavonn' Stroup of Forest,. Delplmn and Dayne at home, Kieth Stroffi, teacher of athletics in the R/V><e^ter schools, Miss Blanclie Stroup, teacher in, a high school near St. Louis, Mo., and Mrs. Maude Storms, assistant cashier in the Scirclevllle bank. He is alBO survived by one brother and six sisters,' John - Stroup of Russiaville, Mrs. - Chloe Orr of Kempton, Mn*.' .Prank Rayl, northweat of Tipton, Mrs.' Ora Long of Elwood, Mrs. Aulta Boldon of Hlllisburg, -Mrs.:' Orpha Eaton near -Kempton and Mrs.. Garnet Wo'olfridge of Indianapolis. ' ' • Dr. Keever, a nephew of the deceased and a specialist o'fln- di^nf tplta: were called In consultation :/%.•••»' Mr. Stroup's condition be»ma critical. Mr. Stroup «r. 32 years '«dd, : to apoafwatlyKomP^te^a 'fine* new- home on . w.:» L • ^-'thejr^farm/two years ..ago" and whjilejh^ituidonot retired from aci ^^nci^and^Ve-.-iife.easier. -•aJ^iBP"" with officials, of the War Department. The War Department will send a liaison officer with each ship that carries a delegation of mothers, and tour conductors and guides will be assigned when they land in Europe. The movement to France will extend to the latter part "of August and tTTe westward movement! will last until the middle of September. "The United States Lines, being the only American passenger line operating in the North Atlantic," he said "have been designated .by Congress as the official lines for. the Gold Star Mothers. The entire transportation cost is being defrayed by the government from the time they leave their homes until ; they return from the graves of eons who were killed during • the ' World War. , "Plans are now being made for a welcome to the first 'contingent of mothers, and the program' thus far includes an official greeting by MaVor Walker, officers of the local and -•Federal"governments.;, The mothers ; wlll be quartered An New York.hotels until the morning of-aaillng.' They.-will-then be taken In buses tpiPler4i-Hobok-- en to embark. 1 .ThVri 1 first,^ group wHl. sail r withK^'Gap^taln-<'-George* Fried of reacueJtasie,'an ex-n«rv4' Uoe .manvwhOsMrvad ithrooghout Wunlc»tlnfiwlttettt?mo^eri.^niI $200,000, causing the total valuation of physical properties and other investments for the merger companies to be revised at the figure of $73,783,237. The highest value seen in the merger properties by - commission engineers has been about $44,843,000. Claude Crull . of-- 232 West Madison street is confined to his home and • seriously ill with acute appendicitis. Unless his condition responds to ~ treatment he will betaken to the hospital for an emergency operation. j Guthrie, Tenn. { The dead: I Henry L. Russell, brakeman. ] Evansville. Aaron lioss, fireman. Evans. v : 1!e. .n unidentified tramp. Joseph T. Crandail. Evansville. ngineer. The lcomotive exploded on a i sidins between- Guthrie and > Springfieikl,' Tenn., and sent Following an illness of thre.e j lames into the air which could weeks, James McCorkle, well j be seen fur miles around, known resident of the Curtisville j T!,iity-ot« freight cars, many community, died Tnesday morn- j ut them t: CJrs contthjlme ing at 5:30 o'clock. Pneumonia j S='--«>Hn(». were set on fire Igr the developed pai-ly in_ his sickness i explosion - The 'locomotive was nn and this was the cause of his I ""-burner, death. , - . i According to information re• ceived here, the explosion threw , :Ue fr--;?.ht train from the rails j and at least one of the tank cars | near the locomotive blew np. 1 scattering wreckage about the ' scene. FAIRGROl'XD ACTIVIT1KH. ; Tiivinj; Quarters Have Bee* Ar; ranKcd at Tea Room. .The deceased had been a resident of the Curtisville community for twenty-nine years having removed there from Howard county. He would have been 69 years old next month. • ' When a young man he resided near Swayzee and his wife, formerly Anna. Nash'lived near - Pt. Isabel. They were married forty- two years ago. There are eight children sur- i preparations are under way viving as follows: Glen of Tip-! for sp ring training of racing anl- ton, Everett; William, Mrs. Ada j ma \ 9 at the Tipton fair ground Thomas and. Ival of the CurtU-j an j during the rVcent summer- ville community, Kenneth at ! nke we-ither steppers have been home. Clyde of Indianapolis and doing their stun*. Charles of Marion. | Changes are being made in the Mr. 'McCorkle was a man who j tea room at Sand Island an* it was esteemed by all. He was a| will be fitted up for living o,nar» quiet, Aard-working man who j ters for Mr. and Mrs. Wmiam made-and retained- friendship, j| Sweeney ' of Nashville. Mr, Funeral arrangements have | Sweeney has been at the grounds not been completed beyond ar -jfor some time with a atrins ot ranging t)he funeral for Thursday afternoon. horses and Mrs. Sweeney was expected to arrive Tuesday. It l» the intention to serve .meals there Raymond and Clodah, Vair of j for men employed as trainers, Jackson, were Friday. Saturday j helpers and stabtemen at ft* and Sunday guests of their sis-; r-rounds. ter and husband. Mr. and Mrs. Lorel Toole, is expected to ar- i Joe Funke, east of Tipton. Mellon Enjoying Tenth Year in Cabinet as Seventy-fifth Birthday Draws Near - Washington, March 18 —In his tenth year as . secretary of the treasury, Andrew W. Mellon will celebrate his 75th birthday on March ,24. ! Already Mr. Mellon has the dls- dent Coolidge and was reappoint- served : intbra high- financial post under tkrea presidents. Appoint? ed by. (I^ident /Harding, March 4,.1»81,^ hexontinued under FresU dent.Co^ldge and was reappointed by I^tdentVHqover. >I-'fe^*^kfot £B »r*lce^ however, MaUontaoifBr.lr exceed by Al- bart^rialtettai^the: a»«ratary'under ning .a meeting for tk* ture at which tine the 1930 fair will b» other arrangements WMh standing events, so far as the treasury, was concerned, was the recommendation for a one per cent reduction in the normal tax rates on individuals and corporations, which was 1929 incomes reduced, the country's tax burden by #160.006,000. . Another trying situation for; Mr, Mellon and "his subordinates I during the last year has been thej enforcement of the prohibition' and customs-laws. Mellon approved the plan to transfer the prohibition bureau from the treasury to the justice- department, feeling^ that this phase of law enforcement rightly belonged uhder the attorney, ganeral. ^Lagtslation ia now peadlnr to that and. 1 Mellow, aa chairman .ot the ^»^ldi.warjdeM;fantflnt^eo «mlB- •^^^^H^ttoi' rive during the week with saveral I horses for spring training. Mr. Tolle. this year has Ufenty I Queen, a promising filly sad Hf>. | era! green ones who will ha W*fc I through their first training oat the Tipton track. Homer Legg ot Elwood will also be here during the with a string of horaaa. The fair asaociattoa. la tftai^ •Wf — ifr Fred Hill-has takm.; ment with the Tlpto». Company aa salaaaiaa. ,-t*mi on his new work tfeia K Petty. oMoHd^-; formerly with the hare, la Chevrolet, of the use

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