The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on March 29, 1930 · Page 5
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 5

Tipton, Indiana
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Saturday, March 29, 1930
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• - \ ftSfOtt. fiAfc? fMlSOStt . iH-i '-l [OR Til STAGE en HOC* OF HILARIOUS COMEDY BY LOCAL TALENT vmr r^Arr^TOWSs IT I ^ Not Oomelb the Last Regular 8how and 8tay for the Midnight Frolic or Give a Party Then AIT Come in a Body? A Complete Change IW " 1 A I of Program for the Midnight- Frolic. Lots of Fun. Midnight Frolic Starts About 11:15. • Admission: Children, 15c; Adults, 36c. , , NOTICE— IF YOU BUY A TICKET FOR THE REGULAR SATURDAY NIGHT PROGRAM THIS DOES NOT ADMIT YOU TO THE MmNIGHT FBOjUO^-MtDNIGHT FROLIC TICKE 1 ON THE SORR*t* WlUtam Collier aad Faadiae Start*. ia "A ROYAL ROMANCE" Tto Comedy Sfaasrflosi of the gcitw-. Combines Bnssasirf, Thrills sad 1B- hrieu Hsanor—Att Talkie. ITS WILL BE ON SALE IN LOBBY The last forum -meeting of the Study clujti of the Tipton Art Association for the club year will he held Monday afternoon "at the Library and from . the topic announced for the. meeting "Spring helpful at this season. Mrs. Alpha .Iri-ck, president of -j tlieAssociation was in charge if the meeting, the lesson by Mrs. King being- followed by a round table discussion that was also very helpful. Alter the business session Mrs. King assisted by her daughter served refreshments of sandwiches, cookies and coffee. »l« Martz Class. Surprise' cipating" a afternoon the members are anti- rare treat from the meeting. •Members'of the Martz class of the West: Street Christian Sunday 'school enjoyed an all-day The meeting will be in charge i meeting Friday with Mrs. Elmer of Mrs. jj A. Gleason, president, i Myerly on West' Madison street .with Mrsi; William Morris, as ' with a fine pit-chin dinner at the leader, "anh they will present Mrs. j noon hour. The day was one of Hersliell Miller of the Ayres j work as well as pleasure as the store at | Indianapolis as the i ladies were busy through the day speaker , of the aften: con. Mrs. \ quilting. As a result they corn- Miller will have as her theme, • pleted two beautiful quilts, which • "Interior Decoration" and follow- 1 will sell and add the funds to ing her talk will discuss personal' their class treasury to take care problems and will answer ques- of pledges. were conducted by Mrs. Beerbower. Plans were completed during the business meeting for the annual May breakfast to be held at the church Thursday, morning May 1st.' Social features included two flower contests these being won' by Mrs. Nelle McGuire and Mrs. Rose Lyons. Later the hostesses served refreshments of sandwiches, deviled -eggs, potato •chips and tea. DRUNKEN FATHER KILLS. Slays Baby Daughter, Wounds Friend and Commits Suicide: IMPROVEMENT CONTINUES. Mrs. I. X. Springer, 80, is Steid- ily Regaining Strength. . pons from i the members and . _uests. ! I " • C;-TJiis will be guest day for both \ ••active and Associate members. 'f ikud they are all asked to be •} present and to adopt the slogan •j'l ''Each Onte Bring One" for the ; ••meeting. A very splendid musical I program ha<5 been arranged to ~—precede the talk by Mrs. Miller. This will include numbers by Mrs. Frank Russell, Mrs. Meeker, Mrs. • Herbert Morris, Mrs. H. S. Matthews and Mrs. John Burkhardt. . Members are asked to note that the program will begin promptly at 2:30 ofclock. ! Guests tor the dinner besides the members were Elmer Myerly, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Myerly ol Tipton and" Airs. Merrill Folana and son Billy of Elwood. Mrs. Clyde Ban- of Milford, Illinois was'sin out of town Kuast also. SliarpsvilU' Club. Birthday Celebrated. The Congenial club, of Sharpsville, enjoyed one of their finest meetings Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Inez Miller in Sharpsville. Entertainment features forj the afternoon included: bridge- in ! komo , and Mrs which Mrs. Hazel Alexander won the high score honors, and two clever contests, in which Mrs. _ . .; : - , , , Ruby Broyles and Mrs. Carrie R0- FnendS' gathered at the home- , , . . . mack were the winners. Special guests for.the afternoon with those : named above "were Mrs. Charlene j Jarrett, Mrs. Meredith Norris, • Mrs. Letha Wilburn and Mrs. Dale ! with her i - - 1 Land, of Kokomo. At the close of the happy afternoon, the hostess served brick ice cream, cake and coffee. of Mr. antf Mrs. Gus Paul Wednesday evening and reminded Mrs. Pauliof her forty-first birth-' day anniversary, and also James j "Herbert of his fiftieth birthday| -anniversary. Tliose ,|o .-enjoy, the j dinner were Mr. "and 'Mrs. James] Herbert, Mr. and Mrs. Or3l Keel .j Mr. and Mrs. John Adam's, Mr. j and Mrs. Walter Gross and Mr.' and Mrs.i Harry Tyner and daugh -j ter Oliefe. ! • .There is continued improvement in the condition of Mrs. I. N. Springer, who is recovering frm a long siege of Illness at her home on the Berryman pike', although this recovery is very slow and it is hard to note much gain in strength each day. Mrs. Springer herself, although SO years of" age in February, is very optimistic about her complete recovery and is planning to be out in her garden with the early spring days "making garden" as she has done each year. 8Her daughter, Mrs. May Roberts of St. Paul, Minnesota, who came last fall for a visit and who has remained for several mouths on account of the illness of the mother is compelled to. return and is expecting to leave next week and will go to Duluth, Minnesota. Two other daughters, Mrs. Nora Ellis of Ko- Anna Newton of Hopewell .will spend as much time with their mother as' possible. ' Any of Mrs.. Springer's children would be glad to have her make her home with them, but she prefers to live alone and look after Tier home herself, when her children can' not be Klamath Falls, Ore., March 29. —William Simms and his fifteen- months-old daughter were dead and C. V. Moody, of KlainatB. Falls, had a wound in a leg today, the result of what sheriff's deputies described as a father's^drunker. rage, Simms shot, and killed his in- j [aat, daughter and committed | suicide in a barn on his farm near | Main, twenty-five miles southeast ! of here, after wounding Moody, • .i friend of the -family. | Finding Simms had barricaded ; himself and his -daughter in the barn, after pursuing and wounding, Moody the deputies charged-] the building only to find Simms and the baby dead.' Recent Extensive Acquisitions Bring Total Mileage to 21,905. DIED AT PAXTON. COST TOTALS $226,000,000 Mother of' Mrs. Minnie Edwards I Passed Away Friday Night. OLICY KING" SLAIN. Standcrfonl Class. Lottery Profits Dispute Blamed for Assassination of Gabbler. £)'ickard Mwting. Mrs. Robert The .members of the creek t<^*n<ihip. Home Economics Associateiii of Clinton county held their regular "meeting Thursday aftiynoon at the Mrs. Jennie Wood sf^re in Pickard, with Mrs. Nellie ljnng as hostess for the meeting There was a good attendant^ of the members and the ladies <Jf the community to enjoy a verypjine lesson on gardening, given :sy Mrs. King, .which, was Wickersham, as- isisted by Mrs. Hugh Downing, •Mrs. R. 1). Henson, Mrs. Lawrence Sugar i Myerly and Mrs. O. A. Beerbow: or, entertained the members of ' the'Slanderford clarfs of the West i ; Street Christian Sunday, school, • Friday evening'- at the home of • Mrs. Wickersham on Green street. ; There was a fine attendance of j members to have part in an im- I portant business session and to" : enjoy the social features later. ; Mra, William Morris, president -of the class was in charge of the ', business session following the appreciated by all. The many sftggefibions being especially 1 opening devotional services which - Charles (Buddy) Rogers and Mary Brian in 4 The River of Romance" With June Collyer and Wallace Beery S^ORY OF THE OLD SOUTH-JyoU'LL LIKE IT A;ao Pathe. Sound News and Fables, Talking Comedy SUNDAY AND MONDAY a, Lilies Broadway "lilies,"- par- - asilcg of life and low. A dozen show .girls, auctioning their beauty to the highest, bidder. And one "Illy"-who wouldn't sell,. because a "motherless" child wouldn't let her. -Hear the dazzling dancing chorus sing "I'd Like to Be a Gypsy," the lilting theme song. ALSO ' 100% Talking Staging Paramount Sound News Vitaphone Act All Talking Sennett Comedy , New York, March 29.—Dissatisfaction over the split of lottery profits was believed^by^ the police today to have caused the killing of John .Torres, age twenty-five, reputed "policy king" of Baltimore. Torres was shot six times by three men who fired at least eighteen shots from a sedan at the Baltimore mail stopped to light a cigarette while strolling through the Red Hook disrict of Brooklyn last night. His slayers escaped, i Police were informed the automobile carried Ttoth New York and Maryland license plates and expressed the opinion that Torres" had been trailed here from Baltimore. Mrs. E. D. Heffley, 90 years old, mother of Mrs. Minnie Edwards, of North Main street, and grandmother of Mrs. Robert Brown, of North West street, died Friday night at the home of her son in Paxton, III. Death was due to old age complications from which she had been suffering for several) months. She had been confined to her' bed for seventeen weeks. Mrs. Edwards had been at her mother's bedside for the past two weeks, owing to her critical condition, but returned to Tipton last" Monday to. took after some business affairs. She returned to Paxton again Tuesday morning. Mrs. Heffley is survived by the daughter and two sons, one at Paxton "and the other In Colorado. TO BUV MORE EQUIPMENT. Commissioner! (Bids 'For > Are Itcrpiving Gravel Loader. The commissioners will he in session Monday April 7, for the purpose of attending to the usual routine of business and among other things will open bids on some more road equipment. They arc going to buy a gravel loader to use in loading trucks at the pits. .This, work has formerly j been done by hand, and they be-| lieve time and money can be sav- I ed wjth the loader. j Persons having claims against i the county they' wished passed on ' at the April meeting should get j them filed at once. ! Goldsmith Aid. XEARING COMPLETION. Citizens National Jtoom Will Soon Be Ready For Occupancy. Workmen have been making I splendid "progress at the Citizens National .Bank and the hank's quarters are rap idly. taking on form. The marble floors' are complet- ted and part of the fixtures am in place. Workmen -have also placed the marble- wainscoting and the walls are ready for decorating. . When Contractor W. R. Shook began work at the building he stated it would be ready for occupancy by May 1st and from indications his estimate was about correct. :: The Ladies Aid society of the Goldsmith. Methodist church, was entertained Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. A. N. Foster in Goldsmith. There was election of officers. The officers elected are: Mrs. Louis Maghett, president, MIB. Mabel Clark, vice-president; Mrs. Harley Kelley, secretary; Mrs; Alma Hinkle.Vassistant sec- New York, March 29.—The Pennsylvania Railroad has a working or majority control • of 11,359 miles of railroad outside the 10,466-mile Pennsylvania system, proper, according to a statement by the Pennroad Corporation, an investment affiliate. Most of these acquired systems are short-key lines of strategic value in the Eastern consolidation con! troversy, but this controlled system extends as far West as Omaha and Kansas City. In addition, the Pennroad statement showed that the Pennsylvania had acquired holdings in lines operating 14,613 miles of railroad in the south. It was reported that besides these acknowledged holdings, the Penn­ road has bought into the Seaboard Air Line, which has 4,500 mileage. The latent acquisitions announced by the Pennroad Corporation bring the outlays for acquisition of independent lines by the Pennsylvania interests in the last two years to §226,000,000. The Pennroad Corporation disclosed for the first time thatwit had bought into the New York, New Haven & Hartford,. Boston & Maine and Pittsburgh & West Virginia, these acquisitions having been previously unofficially i disclosed. The corporation had al- j ready admitted "ownership of the /Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad, the Raritan-Riv^; Railroad; ; a connecting line near New York ; City, and the Canton Company, a terminal line in Baltimore. Hold- j ings in the Detroit .& Ironton [Railroad, which is part of the D. : T." & I., were disclosed but in view j of the acknowledged control of ! the parent road this was not considered important. Recently, T. N. Perkins, acting president of the Boston & Maine, said he understood the Pennsylvania interests had acquired bei tween 10 and 15 per cent of the* i voting preferred stock of his j company. This, With the New j Haven holdings in the B. & M., ' gives working control of the B. & M. •Control of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia' was effected "through purchase of the holdings of F. E. and C. E. Taplin in the road. 1 The Pennroad statement disclosed that the .corporation had IN LARGER QUARTERS. BANK BANDIT GUILTY. Atlantic, ft Pacific Store preparing to Move June 1. B. F. Leavell owner of the building on North* Main street in which the Atlantic & Pacific store is located, has placed an advertisement for renting the building June 1st; On or before that date the store will move to the Leatherman room now occupied by the Citizens National Bank and the new location will give the business room to enlarge Che stock and add other departments. Manager Porter has complained of being cramped for some time in his present location the business having outgrown the, room in which he is located and has prevailed on his company to rent the larger foom. The Leatheaman room has a side alley entrance which will be very convenient as there, has always been more or less trouble on account of the congested traf-: fice on North Main" street in re-| ceiving supplies from the big| truck, ^ The bank expects to leave the room about May first and after it has been fitted for the grocery the move will be made, it is understood. Given Sentence ' In Noblesville Circuit Court. Noblesville, Ind., March 29.— William Ryaa 30 years old, of Indianapolis, charged with being one of three men who robbed the Fishers National bank a .few week's ago when $12,000 in cash and 'securities was stolen, entered a plea of guilty in Circuit court here yesterday and was sentenced by Special Judge T. E. Kane to ten years in prison. . At the time of his arrest Ryan had on his person -15,300 in securities which were stolen from { the bank. He had two accomplices but has never, divulged their names, and has never disclosed to the authorities where they might find.the remainder of the stolen bonds^and stock. Deatr of Baby. >\a.n t Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lane, Lea, Gasho and daughter, Grace Ana!; of Atlanta, motored to Auburn .Saturday morning where tMjrij were called because- of the death of Little Russell Ray Ridenour, Jr.. son of Russell Ray and Lois Lane Ridenour. The little aae who was six months and' eight days old had been ill with,, an acute cofd and complications for the past ten days and passed away Friday morning at 8 a, a. He was the youngest of three children and the only «m. Mra. Ridenour is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lane. Mrs. Lee Gashd who is a sister of Mrs. Ridenour was called to Auburn Tuesday because of the child's serious illness. Funeral arrangement* had not been made when the message was received.; WIDOW TO flOLD SALE. Mrs. Harry ColJ? to Sell Personal •Propert-r ^l Wednesday. y ?H^— • Mrs. Har^ypipil, whose husband died o^spneumonia several ' '"^ a&S short illness days ago, afg will hold a s| erty on the 2Vz miles soUtU of the Hub Highway on the |lange Line road. The sale will|| e held Wednes- s f{* Personal prop- tvV. Charles farm Blood Transfusion. WORK OF LOCAL ARTIST. i day - ADril 2 sorting at Splendid Oil Painting of I^og Cab. in by Miss Ruth Parker. . Word from the Evanston. 111., hospital received by Mr. and Mrs. W. M. McLucas Friday was that another blood transfusion would be given their son Fred Saturday. The message stated that his temperature has dropped to 99 and his general condition was improved, but that no visitors were admitted to his room. Mrs. McLu-cas and her daugtH I—•»»• "i"'> - aiaiLiug ai 10:3ojter, Mrs. Cressie Glenn had j and horses, harness, farming im- j planned to visit the sick man Sati plements, household goods numerous other articles are be disposed of at auction. On the local art bulletin board! at the ci^y library this week is a ! lovely picture of the pioneer '< •cabin at the Tipton park which ] was painted by Miss Ruth Park- j er, one of the. yourig'jart students I s of Tipton. ""^< ' and; urday but postponed their trip to I when they learned they would I not be permitted to see him. "BUTTON" IX BAD. Masonic Notice. l>.v Tipton Chapter No. 114 R. A. ! M. will have a special call meet- j of Police Leonard Friday after- j ton ' s Bnsines8 and noon, after the animal had scared j men - A b *« tsteak stt PP er wllr ^ ' served by the Ladies of O. E. S. jat 6.00 o'clock. It is urged that every member arrange to be present for the meeting. Pet of Cleon . Plake Killed Chief of. Police. ing Monday evening March Il*t i A net doe- called n „it nnc ' at 5 '^° o'clock at Masonic Tem- The,cabin which was erecSdT;,' do f called Buttons, m initiation of a class —-rsT^ . • , „ . .the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy ple ' tor ne lnltIauon ol a class in 1916 as a feature in j wa ~ ; hv rhla -l 01 candidates from among Tip- celebration of the 100th a nniver-j ofa ^ a % p ^^/ e ^ nb f f £e. | t0B?8 and Pro{es9loM , sary of the admission of Indiana j into the union bears' the marker 1S16 to 1916. Miss Parker in "S quest for beauty visited the park early one morning following a snowstorm just, a few days ago and caught a glimpse of the cabin as it stood outlined on the snowy landscape and could not resist its appeal. Patrons of the library, children and adults, have been quick to note the picture and children especially exclaim . at once "Oh that's the tog cabin at the park." The fact that Tipton, students can note the beauty in home scenes ordinarily passed by, speaks well for their artistic eye for beauty. members of the family by its peculiar actions.' • The dog belonged to Cleon, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. Plake but the youngster recognized the danger and consented to it being taken away. At the Kitz. . Ralph Forbes, who will be seen and heard a's Corinne Griffith's leading man for the first time in "Lilies of the Field," at the Ritz Theatre Sunday, and Monday made his screen debut in London as the star of "The Fifth Form at St. Dominick's," a story of English , schoolboy life iwhich proved so successful that it was re-released- in Great Britain for •Jesse Ogle, dispatcher for the j thr8e successive years. Forbes Union Traction Company, is tak -l was on\y nineteen at the time but had previously been on the legiti- Taking Time Off. ! , ing a few* days' vacation. During his absence Verne Mains is in the dispatcher's room. building , reta , ry . Migs Hose Barr> treasul .J spent $120 ,538 ,009 in acquiring ATTENDED 'FINE,MEETING. Pocahontas From Eight Chapters Met at Peru Friday. . Jesse Ogle, of this city,-was at 'Peru -Friday night and - attended. a meeting of- the Pocahontas lodged of Ma district held in the Red Men's,hall^rajght different' lodges were^ represented, and v there 'ware 147 present'iolenloylthe arening. A class orc«n«daW retired er, and Mrs. Margaret Chappell.i Mrs. S.. M. Cotton, the treasurer has held this office for the past tour years and chaplain. i -. outgoing common and preferred stbclts of the foregoing railroads together with stock in the National Freight Company, a freight forwarding the She': gave a very splendid report I concern which works with of the fiuauces handled" during I Keystone- Container Company, a her four years' term. In- 1926 when the office was given to her there, was a balance of- ' ?49.97 turned over, to her. During the four years, $2,33.16 was 1 turned over to her, making a total of $2,083.13 which she- has handled during, her four years' term"/ the Goldsmith church underwent |a complete remodeling,; decorating, and modernising in'everyway and the Ladies Aid assumed a large part of the obligations. ' Ttro Marriage Licenses. Saturday' the,: clerk - issued two marriage"licenses. One was to ;O. Dwight ^Xllon ot v Indianapolis, and MissiGlsdys Irene' Evans .daugiir fterjef.Mr. Vno%Miw:-A. C. Evans §&*rU the tl^'b7TTlw'A^i f on ofyiW ^'.v , Pennsylvania subsidiary. The Pennsylvania has for years owned 40 per cent of -common and 53 per cent of adjustment preferred stock, of the Norfolk & Wes 'tern. This is largely a' coal carrier. It extends from Norfolk. Va., to Hagerstown, Md., Cincinnati, and Columbus. The ownership of the Long Island by the -Pennsylvania ; is also of long standing. . Control of;the Wabash.and Lehigh valley; was acqutred .about two years; ago through purchases of j slock • from - the'. Delaware" Hudson Company and^also Iq the market, These purchases s totaled; $iO;«.bob^oo; Control-1^ bash and;Lehigh •-^Vmy.i ia'^fgef ly -." 'through^ 4 ^thcry>f^ninytTOnl^' Company,*;a._wJiolly^irned3, sufe, Robert Owens, who-is a student at the Amreican Telephone & Telegraph Company's school in Watseka, III., came in Friday evening to spend the week end with his parents Mr. and Mrs. N; G? Owens on South Main street. S. S-. iWalton, Atlanta banker, was here Saturday, having, been summoned here as a witness in the Smith-Fielding trial. mate stage for two years. He first came to the United States^] in 1924 to 'play "Havoc" under the Shuberts' direction and has remained in this country ever 1 since. Ever since his appearance in "Beau Geste" Forbes has alternated between the footlights and the Kleig lights. "iiilies of the Field" is a First National picture and was directed by Alexander Korda. C TART VOW to acquire P-a'diamond, Our '"fiw? JCPENNCTO0 llfi-118 Sonth Main St Silk Hoee With Fkttti^ Heel EH 111

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