The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on April 17, 1930 · Page 10
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 10

Tipton, Indiana
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Thursday, April 17, 1930
Page 10
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tsi E»R DAILY WtttTJNB OF Peter On<, 84, Former Commissioner, Expired Wednesday Night. LAST mm RITES FRIDAY Wednesday night at 10 o'clock the county lost another of its pioneer .residents and one of the best known. men in the county •with the passing of Peter Orr, S4 years! of age, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C' C. Tyner in the Groomsville, _ community. Death was caused by infirmities jncidejnt to his' advanced age, he having been in failing health for several years. Peter Orr was oneof the successful farmers, stockmen and business men of 1his 'county and •was a former commissioner of .this county serving with- distinction, and with credit to himself. His keen business mind and sound judgment made In'mla valuable public servant. At the time of his death he was the owner of a splendid farm in Prairie township \ynere he resided many years and his passing will be mourned by the entire community whjo knew and loved him. Of a kind! gentle disposition, and being a iman of upright character and absolutely honest, he w ;i- trusted and enjoyed the confidence and respect of all.-= For many years he was a mem-: ber of the Normanda Christian church, where the funeral will be-held Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Itev .J 'Mavity, a former pas'or and an old friend of the deceased will be in charge of the services. Burial will take place in the Normanda cemetery beside the wife whose, death occurred February C. 1SS7. _ .£* Peter Orr was bornijn Switzerland county. August 22. 1S-15. His parents, Michael and Minerva (Gray) Orr came to Tipton county in 1S5S and settled in the community northwest of : Tipton in Prairie township. The family at first lived in a log cabin, and before doors were made for their •domioile used quilts and^blankets for closjiig the openinssjof their cabin home. The father fbf Peter Orr arrived here w'itli a few meager belongings, beftime one of the well known men of the county and was the owner of 4 00 acres of land at his death. At one time he operated, a flouring mill in Russiiivilie. -,• Peter Orr remained with • the parents until grown, -receiving his education in the schools of Prairie township and then started farming for himself. In lSfiS .he was united in marriage to Miss Mahala J. . Campbell and ihey went to housekeeping on a portion of the farm Still owned by the decedent. Their home was a log cabin situated on a few cleared acres. ' Five children were born to the union of Peter Orr and Mahala 1. Campbell, -Mary .Elizabeth, wliej died at the age of 7; ^William M. Orr, former county commission: erj residing in Prairie tpwnship; Robert, who died in infancy; Mrs. Charles G. Tyner and David both residing northwest of Tipton in the Groomsville commu nity. >lrs. Peter Orr. died February 6, lSST^and is buried in the Normanda cemetery. The: passing of 'this- splendid type of citizenship is a matter of general regret as. he was a man who had much to do with the development of this county; Following the death ; at the home of the daughter wh^> is residing iin the home of the "son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Tyner, the body was removed to the Cliarles_ C. Tyner. home west of .the Pleasant View church, where it will lie in state until the hour of the fun-: eral Friday afternoon. GANGSTERS KILL NEGRO BAPTIST Auditor of Church Records Shot and Body Thrown I in River. CHURCH FIGHT HINTED Scottsburg, Ind., Ajiril 17.-— Information readied here last night thaUE: D. Pierson, 54 years old, Negro, of Chicago, whose bullet ridden body was taken from the Mustacatuck river here yesterday morning, may have been slain as the result of a national church disensibn. Information received by Coroner Stewart showed that Pierson was an |.auditor of the national Baptist convention, and that the widow believes discoveries made by Pierson while auditing the books of the church at the national of fices at Nashville. Tenn., may have been the cause of the slaying, j Pierson's body was found by two boys and J. H. Taylor as they went 4.o the Tiver to examine their fishing lines. They heard faint cries, and on locating him, pulled him to the. river LAST NEXT SATURDAY DEATH OF GRANDFATHERS • \-.. Mrs. Ed Weaver,: of jsharpsvttle, Informed of Death. /• ' t Mrs. Ed Weaver, of Sharpsville, received-word at noon j Wednesday of the deatb.-bf her grandfather, G. W, Land, which! had taken place at the home.of Ia daughter,'Miss Superintendent McReynolds Dora-Land, in Vevay. f 5 Announces Program for \ Year's Final Event. PUBLIC IS INVITED by two daughters. Miss!. and iMrs. Mr. Land, who was j ?6 years of age, had been suifering for several years with hardening-of the arteries and other .'I complications He and .his family "resided for many years in ; community. Mr. the Groomsville Land Jls survived Dora! Land, of Vevayl and "(Mrs. Cora 1 Brown, of Kokomo, and four sons,| I Willis and Jesse)Land, jot Sharps . •. villt, Maley .Land, of [Lawrence- of Ben-! LAST INSTITUTE County Superintendent F. McReynolds has announced, the jburg, and Frank' Land final, teachers conference and- n j n gt 0 n j ' institute of the present school. Funeral services will be con-| year, to be "held at the high school, ducted Friday afternoon at the building in Tipton, Saturday April'home in Vevay and burial will be 19 and an excellent speaker has I at. Chapel Ridge cemetery near] been secured for this ocassion. J Vevay. . i [ The speaker for both morning j- Mrs. Land's wife, who before, and afternoon, session will be Dr.;her marriage was Miss Lydia Hin-jP« r c ent on hides, SENATE BOOS LEATHER TARIFF House Rates on Shoes and Hides Restored in Strict Party Vote. WESTERNERS v Washington,' April 1 7: —jignpr- ing a ! quartet of decisive senate votes against any djuties, the Senate Republican conferees ojn the tariff | jbill yesterday and accepted House hides, I leathers' and| for y ^aTS have !j free entry into the Thus, the House H. A. Hendron, professor of visual education in the Terre Haute and Mun'cie State Normal schools. The morning session will be opened at 9 o'clock with music furnished by the Windfall school directed by Miss Mary VanDiver supervisor of music in the Windfall schools, followed by a. devotional service in charge of Rev. Samuel A. Gordon, pastor of the First Baptist church of Tipton\ The address of Dr. H. A. Hendron in the morning will on visual education; % and the public will enjoy this address. Following this group conferences will be held by the teachers. The afternoon session will be one of general interest for at this session Hendron will speak on his work in Greece and will give interesting facts- concerning that country, where' he spent much time in're-search work.. The afternoon session will be opened with music by the Sharpsville schools directed by Miss Alice Stage, supervisor of music in the Sharpsville schools. As this time is the last institute of the year all teachers are expected- to be present and .an invitatiohl to the- public is extended."^ ; " man, died'35 years ago.' Stanford) 30'per. cent on leathers and 20 Scudder, of Richman, is a grand­ son'of the deceased. .1 Find Poison in Man's Stomach Following Fatal Auto Accident. bank, without being able to give information about 'his assailants. Six bullet wounds were in the body when ,it was found, and it waal^ "weighted with two traveling bags tied around the neck. One of the wounds was above the heart and the others were in the abdomen! and side. •' i WANDERED FROM HOME. Relatives of Lewis What son Appeal to Authorities Here. Suspects Dropped. \yasuifigton, April 17. — All suspects, jbut one 'were dropped from consideration yesterday by authorities seeking the man who assaulted and murdered Miss Mary Baker, navy department em­ ploye, last Friday night on a lonely road | near the - Arlington national cemetery. A. A. Bridge Dentist Tipton, Indiana. WEA11HER—Partly cloudy and showers tonight and possibly east Friday Homing; warmer in extreme northeast and cooler in the southwest tonight; cooler Friday. IF VOU NEED THAT SEE US TODAY Ready Cash Is Always Available. P ^J -l 'r 'K -l CALL A 'FAM/LV COUNCIL 1 fmad select new Ibome furnishings all the family will enjoy! Wednesday Sheriff Devault received a call from Kokomo asking him to look for Lewis Whatson, 67 years' of age, of that city, who "• had wandered away from home and his relatives were fearful something had happened him. Sheriff Devault notified Night Patrolman Roscoe Jones, and when he gave the officer the description, Jones recalled that the man had applied to him Tuesday night! for assistance. The night patrolman took the aged man to the light plant where he was given a! bed for the night. He was without funds.- He told them he was in search of work, and the employes at the plant- gave him money to get something to eat. Whats'on, who. is described as a slight built man,-weighing about 120 pounds,; and being, 5 feet 7 incheB in height, was dressed in a brown coat and vest {with blue trousers and was without a, shirt. He has gray hair and a gray mustache." The man left the light plant early Wednesday morning without stating where he was going. Parties who might see Elm walking -atone, the road,, are asked to notify the authorities. I per cent" on boots OPPOSED receded' rates; [on shoes, jwhich been • allowed (united States, rates of 10 from' 12% to Children's Colds OVEg»MIUJON JABS USED YEABty EXTORTATION CASE. New [Jury Has Case Against A . New, York Girl. .' and shoes- long in bitter controversy in fyousesj-r-were restjored to Hawley-Smoot • bill. jTo'vjote on hides ind shoes was albng strict party lines: [Western Republic ins and Demj- oCrats opposed the House ' rates when the bill was before the Sen|ate on! ground flat whsteyer benefit that would accrue, to the: cattle raisers from the hide tariff would' be taken away by increased prices resulting from the leather" and shoe rates. . ON PERILOUS MISSION Los Angles, April 17—Blaney Matthews, chief investigator of the district attorney's staff, j said last night that poison had been found in a drinking glass discovered in the. wreckage of the automobile of Robert Bursian, undercover agent who was killed while working on the Julian Petroleum Corporation stock over-issu'e investigation. Frank -Webbj | deputy county autopsy surgeon, declared he found corroborative conditions in Bursian'.? stomach that poison was present. Bursian was \ found under his automobile -yesterday. "It is remarkable coincidence," District Attorney Buron Fitts said, that Bursian should have: been - i • • t • killed just as we; were launching J • ; I - I , an investigation of the case upon [ers of jthe Tbpeka jhotel [collapsed here April 1, were jed defendants yesterday $10,000 |damage suit: filed,'in dis trict court by E. Reisen, a sign painter. indicated crushed which he wi Fitts said as s working." Bursian was on a very dangerous mission" in connection with! the | investigation of an 1 alleged bribery plot [invloving Julian - company officials! political financial leaders at his death: ! powers and the time of Two Bankruptcies. Indianapolis, April petitions in I, Kirklin, Full Faces both the fork, April 17—A Gehy eral Sessions jury last night had under consideration- the fate of Olga iieis Edwards, charged with extortatiian by'Nathan L.-Amster; 60-year old traction magnate. The |defense, rested when. Miss Edwardslaccused of extorting money I from Amster by making threats' x f public accusations that he; is the father of her 6-year-old son, left the stand-, after nearly seven ho irs testimony. In his charge to the jury, Judge tto A'.^fRosalsky said a verdict of guilty would not .in no way invaldijiate 'a' $100,000 trust agreement entered into by Miss Edwards | and Amster prior to her arrest. Christian day evening at the - church, promptly at 7:00 o'clock for re- hearsalj : for Easter music, so "that the members can attend the pre-. Easter jprjayer service at 'the--First', Presbyterian church. Suit. El Paso, Tex., -April 17.|—Alibert BI Fall, former secretary of the interior and Mrs. Fall The tained home Kentucky! tyhich |nam- in a i Case of Leprosy. Advance of Twenty-flve Cents' hi . Cattle Were Lower. Indianapolis, April 'thirty-one-year-old woman; to be suffering from leprosy] bden placed in an isolation atj the | City hospital here, it' Jearned yesterday. i 17- —i A said has jward was Boren Re-Appointed. by 17—Two [voluntary bankruptcy were filed in federal court here yesterday. One was for William j E. .Stern farmer, living, at rural route No. listing liabilities' of $5,340.31 and assets, $545. The other was for N/)ra Stern, same addreB i, giving liabilities of $5,545.76, snd assets, of $1,500 in real estate Hosp iltal Sites. State FundH Low. Indianapolis, April 17—An advance payment . of 'state taxes; probably will be aakefl ^iflthln the next sixty days if 'the "state is to. meet its payroll, A. N. Bobbltt, auditor of state, said yesterday. The funds of the state hare ran: so low that (the balance had drop-i pad ^to„$88;>5B.z7 pn.^Aprl) : .14, and the advance wiil have to be asked to n^eet. expenses m Washington, April 17.—Exam- nation of sites for an! Indiana^ veterans' hospital, recommended- by an engineer who aurreyed th'e egioh designated for its location, will be made: by Director General Hines or' ai>me -i. sub-ebmmittee,. after legislation gjress, 'hasvbMn ably this week It ap- Armour Suits. Indianapolis, Ind., April 1'7. 4- Receiptk on hogs, 4,b0.0; cattlfe. 700; calvjes, 7[00; sheep, 300. ;i jprjices early today at the stock market w:ere'- ."jc higher, with weights of 250 pounds at $i0.50 to; top at; $.10.75: heavier Hog . local liye to 25c 160^ to J10:65 [ [Robert B. Borenj of Fountain Cify, for; many years one of the leading business mfen of W^^- countyj was re-appointed a member of jthe Indiana highway mission yesterday Harry JGJ Leslie. ' kinds sold at $10.50 down; under­ weights at $10.50 down; sows at $9.50 down. • i - ! -. i Cattle fended lower with little trading; Icalves were', steady,- at $11.50 down, and sheep were iteady, with" top spring lambs at $13.50 and wool lambs at $9.00 down. com- Governor pour AT- Newj York, April 17. — suits brought by C!onsuelo mour against her former husband, Thomas Armour, golf profession­ al'and former national open champion', and his second wife, Estelle [Andrews! Armour; for $670,000 have been settled out of court. I HE SPE L.IZES IN WORK THAT OTHERS CAN NOT DO." e-167 Tribune classWed ads pay. now before con-, cbtnplefed^ prob- ( Dolly Poan Tea. ; 1 T 1 1 • ' Washington April ni— Indiana women atUaklnt the D. A.B. con- tttenoonalpp^l greaa ^yerteraayi-ai tea po«rad by ler thiy^had si Hoaae-recepbon ceWa« graailkci fron PNBld«{et Qann. Karls White I ther j NOTICE. We Have a ^ Well lighted Park- tog Space in the Rear of | ^ dor Store. ; : j|_ i' BAR0AIN OROOERX Choir Practice. The [choir of the West -Street :t Thurs- church will mee| Unity Clutf will' be enter- Friday afternoBn at the [Mrs. Ralph Lambert tfn Avenue. of BETTE1 Unity Club. !H PRICES OX HOGS. Chica|go, 111., April 17.V— Receipts .bar hogs, 1G.000;-. carried oyer, 4J0CJO; the market .was 10c to 15c j higher with the ton at $10.60., , Local Proflcoe Market | (JHobre & Moore)' Butter L_! ;__"___35c Eggs -L_I__ j _____-L _._24c Local Grain Market. : (Hobbs Grata Co.) No. 2 Soti Wheat —__-__.$ .97 Oats .37. New Corn, No. 4 yellowr— per 100 lbs. •_. 1.00 Indianapolis Produce Market.' Eggs-—Indianapolis- Jobbers offer country shippers -for strictly fresh stock delivered at Indiana polis, loss; off, 22c a dozen. Poultry:—Jobbers- paying • for fowls, Hi lbs. up, 23c lb.; Leg horns, 19{21c; roasters, less than 4 % lbs., j20-21c;; Leghorns, 14- 17c; sick, cull land humpback poultry not bought; roosters, .8 11c; ducks, 8-12c; geese, full featheredj 8c; > guineas, young, $6 > dozen; bid, $4; squabs, 11 lbs: to dozen, j 14.50; old pigeons,. 75c dozen. Butter—Jobbers' selllns prices for creamery batter, fresh firsts, No. 1, 42U3c a pound. -. ! - Butter rat—"Indianapolla bay ers are!paying 40c a pound delivered at' Indiananolis. Dr. L E. Bkks OOB» ObiroprMtor Odfce Ower Blae Fromt 'lifil bnn»e and ; I j|jLlMlBi: WW Thimday, April 17, II rASTER marks the triumph of life over death, ^ faith over fear, hope over despair. As such, it is one of the happies days celebratey by Christianity. It is the earnest hope of this bank that its customers and friends may enjoy the Jiappiest of Eastertides and that it will bring to each and; all a rekind- ' ling of all those things which make life worth while. THE BAN» OF THE PEOP1J1 A Voluntary Member of the Federal Reserve System Only Bank la Tiptoa Comity VmOet Both State Federal We Are Showing a Shipment, Just in, of New, Reasonably Priced: Bridge and Junior / Floor Styles. YOU CAN PAY SOME EACH WEEK Suite & Barram is a pleasure 117HEN your eyes are fixed on the .goal thai lies ahead, on the day that will bear the fruits of ' your self-discipline: the happiness and freedom of financial security. Citizens National Bank The Only National Bank in Tipton County Bargains Are Easy to Find in Our Sale of Living Room Suites •t • :•'...' 3-Piece Suite Multi-colored Jacquard Yelour, Large Frame >.§0 COGSWELL CHAIRS AND STOOLS Tip-Top" Line—Made in Tipton it <<5

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