The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on March 26, 1930 · Page 6
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 6

Tipton, Indiana
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Wednesday, March 26, 1930
Page 6
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JUuwtii Kiraffman Admits frhat Be Abo ttobbed Atlanta Postoffice. 7DJST BEFORE Tbe Frankfort Nickel Plate team iron a wild scoring game at the Tipton armory-- lasV night from the Tipton Merchants. The' score was 55 to 4 4 . The loca Is played without the service of the i Cage brothers or Sharpsvllle but 'despite thw handicap .the game :.was close. — — t (Nickel Plate (55) 1 Lyle FG 3 JfJI^gj Anderson __ 6 Unroe 6 Wilson 6 Armantrout 0 Carman- 2 Pearcy l Baura partner Newkirk ^ ; Essig . : Totals __. 24 , FG —_ 4 ___ 8 — 4 — 3 .__ 1 .__ 0 0 —20 FT 3. 3 0 1 0' 0 0 7 FT • 0 V 0 2 0 i o Jobbery of ilie Atlanta postof- flee shortly Jbef'ore Christmas,' is j Totals another crimej: which Kenneth]Merchants C44) Kanffman, Atlanta postal clerk, !Fox _•—_'. has admitted. When he was taken|*^«>* -----: to lldianapolis [yesterday, charged j~ h * m _" --JLY witn .stealing- njoney from letters in tie Atlanta ^office, the federal offictra questioned ' him closely cone srnin'g, the jrobbery at the office' |ust .before,'; the holidays and the. young man i-.confessed that he comnitted the j-; crime, He said that he opened, jibe safe in the office and secured $90 in money 'and ' stamps. His reason for this robbiiry and fbj; taking money i 'from letters^-Was his need for! spent ling money}-; • .{. Yo ling Kauffijjan said in his j eonfe salons' that; his small salary j as postal elerk f-id not allow him: ... spenciing money-and that he was Heaviest Blizzard in Many embaTassed whiln he was among Years in Calumet ©istlict his friends. To!; get more money he fir it took small sums of money from letters, heisaid, and' then in!. _____ a de iperate attempt to have •. ' < ' • STiSi^^i ^SjOIiWAaO IS SUFFERING postoffice safe. Is. ; . He'waived. arraignment yester-i 7 — . ' _ day and was bound over to' the! federal grand ju-y under bond of! ?2 ,bof , it is repcrted. . - W,ord was received in 'Tipton Tuesday .night that F. A. Bewsey, switchman for the Nickel Plate •railrpafd, had suffered: the;loss 'of (yi ; arm in'an accident at Lafay/ ette. -- Tuesday night, when he . j slipped* and fell beneath a ciit^of V -. ~ j cars., One arm was severed • be- Shotgun Charge Entered' His j tweenr tne vn »*i and eibow,; ac '" cording to the report reaching here. '••';'. .." The unfortunate man had been Back When He Tried to Escape Guard. Prisoner Confesses He Com • mitted Deed to Get Cash for His Family. \ WAS UNDER ARREST working as an extra switchman j HE PREFERS SENTENCE for the Nickel. Plate at Tipton un-' til about six weeks ago when he Lafayette, March 26.—Penni- Horner Alspaugh. '°Sfy D, i was transferred to Lafayette. The ; unfortunate man is married and i ' has a family, thought to be-living j.tess,. his wife and baby hungry, ; in Frankfort. Although he worked I and a crop failure adding the last Young Man Left Here March, in the local yard?, for some time; straw to bis already too heavy 15 in Company With t»e family never removed to this;°urden, Willard Weese, 24-year-j • city. _ i old Tippecanoe county farmer, ^ '' Details, of the accident were: turned to arson as a solution to : i not received but it is thought the h 's problems, according to a eon-l man slipped and fell, his arm j fession obtained yesterday by. 1 getting under the wheels of a j George Coogan, deputy state fire.' passing cut of carB. ' \ marshal. - ! William Deakyne, local switch- Weese admitted that he set fire man, who recently was trans-i to a barn on the farm he'rented ferred to the Lafayette yards wasj to collect $800 insurance on the Tuesday night about 9:15 Tipton police received/"^ a telegram from Corsicana, Texas, stating that Ralph V. Graff, 22 of this city had.been shot and killed at that place by T. M. Franks, a i not a member of the . switching| contents county, I crew with Bewsey when the lat- Is Reported. guard at the Navarro Texas county farm. Details in the ' ter was jhurt. Mr. telegram were meager but a news .working' on anoth^ dispatch from- the Texas town states that Graff who was being I conveyed to the farm, with other prisoners, after being convicted of trainhdppjng, jumped froni^a truck and attempted to run. The guard made a statement that! Graff stumbled as he fired arid j the charge penetrated his back. The news of the death was I conveyed, to the family' here by j The fire occurred Nov. 16. Of- Deakyne engine. "About ten years ago I got so weak and rundown that I felt miserable all Over. One day my husband said, v' Why don't you take Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound?' When I had taken two bottles 1 felt better so I kept on. My little daughter was born when I had been married twelve years. Even my doctor said, 'It's wonderful stuff.' You may publish this letter"' for I want all the world to know How this medicine Has' helped me."-r- Mrs. Haiten Jones, 208 48th Street, l/nicm City, N ^J.- Ly r . i; 3 E Pinkliam's DO YOU KNOW THE OFFICERS OF THIS BANK If you do not, we would greatly appreciate a call from you. We want to know you better and we want you to know us better. We feel ^ure, if you knew the friendly atmosphere of this bank, yon would be glad to keep your account with us. Won't you come in and get acquainted? Farmers Loan&TnisJ Co. . THE BANK OF THK FEOPLK A Voluntary Member of the Federal Reserve System Only Bank ID Tipton Couaty VmOsr Both SUt* mad Federal op;a^e Caroline HOBBV DENTIST ENDS MPE. The St 01 m Hore. Hammond, Ind„ March 26.— ! worst blizzard in forty years de- -scended on this «ity yesterday on j the wings of a" big wind, drifting In this countfr while the tail! snow _ from five to eight feet high end of the storr,.! was severe no'and disrupteing steam, electric roads were blocked, ^ie snow j and automobile traffic, fall not beijig l;:<eavy"enough to; drift in quantities. MTS. Bert! Sturdivant who bwas :at. Kokomo I The heavy snow fell throngh- eariy Wednesdajl morning says i some of the grajrel roads in the! that country schools would be Sharp iville vfcihity have drifts be closed today *ith pupils un- but tleT are notf T impassable. She' able to reach their homes. out the day, reaching fourteen !inches on the level and assured reportp the rangf line road to be clear. Jaqua truck had p}anned for Flint and other Flin^and in Michigsn with loads of •The to staff points furniture from tl-'e Tipton Furniture plant F but after calling up and getting information on roads in thel northern imrt of the state decided to wait a'; day or two before snaking the iirip Washington, March 26.—The : cciBag i of an is: ue of fifty-cent in com men oration of Rear Adnriril Richard !E. Byrd and his Aatarttic expedition will be pro- sbortly in g bill by Repreaeatat: re Cable, Republican, Ohio. Bofcomo Baaker Dies. at the! fcerry Coin for Byrd. All .-east and west state highways were drifted over, and automobile traffic was lit ja standstill. Local hotels were crowded with travelers who. were stranded by the storm. Among -them were those riding a Monon .passenger train, out of Chicago, which arrived here and. was unaible "to continue its trip. Little suffering was reported as =the temperature only Teached 23 degrees. 'Few fires, usually attendant with a wave of heavy snow; were' reported. Kokomo,' Marcji 2 6.—John A. Jay, are 83, banker, churchman aad pioneer cltiten of Kokomo, died fit 9 o 'clock ifnesday evening family noise, corner Mul- jknd ^LafonUiine streets. THanna claasiliHl a da pay. Chicago, March 26.—A blizzard that broke over the country yesterday had paralyzed Chicago last night. The traffic" tieup is the worst- on record. Five lives were lost and scores were injured. " -t When , 400,000 downtown workers started" for home last night surface lines were complete ly blocked and elevated -trains were running -at half speed. Steam suburban Toads were op- crating trains as conditions permitted. ,,, •/ Teacher—A stratum Is a layer cf anything. Can you name one, Polly? . Polly—Yes'm—la hen. , y>- n^ts ^f an^ ™ Citizens Present ! Wo «W Standardise Classification^ parents Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Graff j Memberg Wit h Sweaters ' ' ' ~ ; '' " " lci and Watchfobs. reside on North Mill street. The mother was. prostrated by the news of the tragedy. The slain youth was born arid reared in the ! community southeast of Windfall and is survived by the parents! and two brothers, Carl of Chicago" and Joseph, 13, at home. One sister. Miss Helen Oraff is also at home, she being an employe of the Perfect Circle Company. The slain youth, known "to all his friends as "Lefty" Graff was formerly a student in the Tipton high school and a likeable young man who had .many friends. He left school and enlisted ' in the navy, serving a year with theU.' S. Marines in Panama and was discharged honorably" in November, 1927. On his' return to Tipton he"~ enlisted in the National I Guard Cdmpany here and was a sergeant in Company E. I Saturday March 15, Graff and Floyd "Barr of this city had an altercation on the Blue Front corner which ended in a fight and Graff left Tipton that night in company with Homer- Alspaugh, Jr., of this city. The young men were headed for Texas' when ttiey left here-expecting to engage in railroad. work and were making their way there by riding freight' trains. Alspaugh is , thought to have been in the ^rtvck with. Graff, when the latter is alteged to have attempted to escape. Homer Alspaugh Sr., is a brakeman on the Nickel Plate-Railroad. J. P. Graff father, of the slain youth is a former member of the Tipton fire-department, he leaving the department when the ad 1 ; ministration changed at the first of the year. / Corsicana, were the. youth .was killed is a-town of 12^000 population, about .: 60 miles'••.southeast'.! of Dallas: It is a railroad > and; manufacturing town arid It is bej lieved Jthe two youths were seeking work in the railroad yards at that place. t ~ s A telegramr to ithe Tirjton police department from an Tunder- lhat'.itneyrelktlVeB besiwUtfed^aiid. send "instruiitions. for^ttie ' ship-_ ping' of \he;b6d^^ an^fAls^waa: 'dOne-andlt %ni ^e'"shlpp»dlt.ere> autboritMilaJ ~msr 1 i s ;ficials of the insurance company, ihowever, believer the fire of in- i cendiary origin and held up pay. j ment; Weese was none the betteri i off. • j Last night,. a prisoner in the Tippecanoe county jail at Lafay- j ette, he declared that-hard liick'' :— j had continued \ to shadow him, i Retired Banker Had Bent" for E.v- 'and said he would prefer impiis-i Trncting Women's Teeth. I onment tb liberty and no money. : ~ ! • • ' . .« j Springfield, Mo., Marph 26.—; lil^yn Bentley, age G<>, wealthy, retired bank president, whose hob- : y for . pulling women's teeth \ 1 caused his arrest in St. Louis last: j weet, was. found shot to death in i a bathtub at his palatial home LIVE STOCK BILL. of Products for Farmer.- DEFORE you buy Furniture, Rugs, Stoves, Linoleum and 1 other home furnishings, get our prices and terms WE APPRECIATE YOUR TRADE Suite & Barroin PHILCO — RADIOS — ATWATER KENT here last night. BIG COMMUNITY EVENT ; Washington, j March 26.—Uni•form standards, for the market _ {classification and grading of live. \.~ 'stock products would be estab-i WEATHER— Probably fair to-ijj lished by the department of agri-! nlght and Thursday except somej - ciWture under a measure introduced yesterday by Chairman Haugen of the. house agriculture comr mittee. |' The department would be Monday evening at the .high school building in'Windfall the residents of the community as- j empowered to create a grading sembled for a pitchin supper j service.- Penalties for falsifica- which was complimentary to the cloudiness north and central; snowj tonight in northeast: continued- cold below freezing tonight. TOP PRICE WAS §11.00. basketball squad. tion certificates, would he providr e'd. Under another bill eradication Following the supper hour thej of ayian tubel! c„iosis and other. diseases of poultry would be undertaken by the Department of Agriculture. This measure was introduced by Representative Pur- hell (Republican, Indiana) . and would authorize $550,00 for the purpose. crowd assembled in the Wood j \ 'i j Memorial:Gymnasium when Carl] Scudder presided at the meeting! which was opened by his an-! nouncing the new^officers for the Parent-teachers"- Association for) next year. They are as follows: Mont McKay; president; Byron Legg,- vice-president and Mrs. Roy Middletoh, secretary and treasurer. I. Mr. Scudder then introduced Coach Charles O. Hite who presented the boys of both A and B squads with .pretty new> red sweaters/ with it large '\V In- white on the fjront of them and with the different number - of; white stripes on the sleeve. Byron Legg in behalf of the citizens presented A squad with beautiful 1 gold basketball watch fobs with ; the letter W engraved on them. The boys of A squad are. Virgil .Cardwell, Dayne Dennis, Hershel Trimble, Ralph and Gerald Campbell, Ralph Blessing, Mark-Eatterson and Russel Foreman.. . .-: . 1 Mr. Scudder - then, had the twenty" basket ball boys to Join hands with Coach Hite in the center and Prof. E^.B. Benson came forward and In behalf^^of the basketball boys and the ' cltirens presented' Mr- Hltevwith a bektiti- ful white'gqld^Howard: watch. Mr. Hite then expressed ^hlsapprecla- iion a'ndsaid ^'He wari very nappy, o be eo'acb of the WlMfali Drag<^ns.!'- , _ - <• 1 . Making Xire Recovery. .Miss.Edna Stout, daughter of of Mr. and Mrs. John Stout, of Windfall who submitted to ari^ operation for appendicitis about a week ago at the Howard county hospital is making a nice recovery and relatives : expect to bTing her home, Thursday. Is Improved. Mrs. James Camm, of Oak street is reported to be improving after a week of serious illness with acute appendicitis. Her condition for a"'tiiie'was < (alarming v Hogs Wore 25c Higher Wednesday—Cattle Strong. Use Tribune-classified ads. , -rfo|^eIl;'Mfaiio«ar>'. SWT The Hopewell/Mlsslonary So itety viirineet ^Thursday aftajr^ THOR and EASY WASHERS Wife Saving^Service 128 B. Jefferson Kindly Notice Our WJadow/BlBplay. Radio Indianapolis,. Iitd., March 26.— Receipts 011 hogs, 2,500; cattle, 800; calves, 400; .sheep. light. ' Hog prices early tbday at the local live stock market were'25c higher, with weights of 160 to 250 pounds at §10.60 to $10.95; top 511.00; heavier kinds at §10.45 down; underweights, sold up to $10.75 and sows up- 'to $0.25. Cattle were strong,, calves were steady at $13.50 down; not enough sheep and lambs arriveM to make a market, but prices were quotably steady. Chicago, 111.,.March 26. — Receipts on hogs, 14.000; carried over, 7,000; the market was just steady; there were 6,000 cattle and 13,000 sheep. Local IT 'jGcoc- Market. . (Moore & Moore) Butter \ - -35c Eggs 1 23c . Looal Grain Market. (Hobbs Grain Co.) No. 2 Soft Wheat :__^3 98,] Oats ^ •_'_• .36 New Corn, No. 4 yellow, per 100 lbo. —L .85 Indianapolis Produce Market. Eggs—Indianapolis jobbers offer country" shippers for strictly fresh stock delivered at.Indiana­ polis, loss off, 23c a dozen:' - Poultry:—Jobbers paying for fowls, 4,%./pounds up, 23c;-Leg- •horns, 21c; ,1929 springers; less than 4% pounds, 21c; Leghorns, 17c; old roosters, 16c; duckB, 12c; geese, full feathered; '9c; guineas, young, $6 dozen;, old, $4; turkey bent, young, 30c; old, 22c; toms,: young, ~ 30c; -t»ld, ; , 22c; squabs,^ 11 lbs. to dozen, $4.50; old pigeons. TCc a dozen. Butter—-Jobbery selling: prices tor^creaniery butter, fresh, firsts, No. 44 -45cya pound. Butter Fat — Indianapolis buyers' are paying -40c a .pound delivered at: Indianapolis. . '• -l Our First Mortgage Bonds and Other Sound - Investments Appeal to Women Investors Citizens National Bank The Only National Bank in Tipton County , ^Loie. Insurance and Annrjiitiw Eqnitoble-Lif• of N. Y.| ISt W.-Nokb ''PhonsiodSM Cheeriol Floors . The carefully combined colors in our new: designs of linoleum will bring new benty to old Boors and add a smart effect to new OHM. We sell only tiie first grade "Accolac Process" Linoleum with the smooth, easily cleaned surface and lasting satisfaction. Cet Us Show You the Many New Designs in Rugs and Linoleums. .. \¥ 4

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