The Daily Bulletin (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 33, Ed. 1 Monday, November 22, 1915 Page: 1 of 4
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BROWNWOOD TEXAS MONDAY NOVEMBER 22 1915.
GOVERNMENT GINNING REPORT
ISSUED THIS MORNING AT
TEXAS G1NNINGS 2614521
Probably Three-fourths of Entire
Crop For Season lias Already
WASHINGTON Nov. 22. The fifth
cotton -ginning report of the season
compiled from reports of Census Bu-
1 reau correspondents and agents thru-
out the cotton belt and issued at 10
a. m. today; announced that S.777794
bales of cotton counting round as half
.bales Pf the growth of 1915 has
been ginned prior to Noveniber 14.
That compares with 11.GGS.240 bales
or 734 per cent of the entire crop
ginned prior to November 14 last
year 10444.529 bales or 747 per cent
in 1913 and 10299.646 bales.- or 76.4
per cent in 1912. The average quan-
tity of cotton ginned prior to Novem-
ber 14 in the last ten year was 9.-
257.S17 bales or . 73.0 per cent of t-ie
Included in the ginnings were SG-
5S2 round bales compared wfth 31904
.last year 74167 in 1913 and G27GS iii
Sea Island cotton included number-
ed 69477 bales compared with 5-1197
last year V1 .950 n 1913 and 40t3S9
in 1912. 1 . .
Ginnings jifrior to Novemhiar 14 by
states with tgjmparisons for. the past
three years aitf the percentage of "tho
entire crop grinned in thoe states
. prior to that date in the saino years.
Alabama 1915. S55.36S baios; 1914.
1270450 bales 73 A per ednt; 1913
1.1S1.232 bales 79.C per . cent; 1912
961313 bales 72.4 per cent
Arkansas 1915 573.CS7 bales; 1914
738853 bales. 73.9 per cent; 1913.
606388 bales 5S.4 per cent; 1912.
347644 bales 71 per cent.
Florida lfllii. 46.4G4 bales. 1914.
65903 bales 72.7 per cent; 1913 5-
217 bales 79.S per cent;
bales. 71.S per cenL
Georgia 1915. 1.640.S03 bales; 1914
2.062.S75 bales 75.S per jent; 19.13.
1823789 bales. 77.7 per cent;. 1912
1331.709 bales '73.5 per cent
riicioti-i ioir. . j oonftTK.
1914. 341.251 bales. 75.5 per cent;.!
1913 276271 bales. 53.2 por cent; -briefs. .An cxiMision was granted the
1912 300482 bales $0.2 pox cent. f hearing here jNov. 1
Mississippi 1915 j20S.47 bales; :
1914. S43S.349 bales. 6S.S -per cent; STIMKHBOLl YOLiWNO
1913. -734.98S bales. 5S.7 Iper cent; 1 . SERIOUSLY APTiyE
1912 64454 bales 64.2 per cent. j 'PALERMO. 'Nov. 22 Tl . activity
North Carolina J9 15. 524.S57 bates; .?A the ;trortrt oil volcan issiuming
1914 556175 bales. 57.3 per cent; srioufr proportions. TNe ides .Jn-
1913 493360. bales. ."..; :per cent; t crack in! mvi tie lava i fl-rwing ln-
912 C27.351 bales 69.2 pr cent. -. I tj. iho seU. An -immense 'cloud of
Oklahoma 1915. 3312115 bales; jenioke s'.riSibM for forty uii'. T
1914 S70.672 bales 7o.6 ; per cent; j iMinuhitjon lf fleeing.
1913 666736 bales 79.1 per cent; j
i912 725.006 bales 72.1 per cent. IumimmH? -nmvw imvi-k - ' i
1914. 1.091 .320 bales 699 per cent. 1.
1912 SS3 'bale's. 72.2 per cent j
Tennessee-I9ir 204.438 bales;
1913 233.CG3 bates per com ;
233.CG3 bates bs. per ceni;p
K119 Kcifii hnln! TiO l ner rent
1912 lob.itii oaies per ceni.
Texas 1915. 2.614. 321 bales; 1914
3511.702 bales. SO per cent;. 1913
33443 bales s.s per cent;
020.939 bales. SG.G per cent.
All Other States 1915 7126 bales; ;
1914. S2.179 bales. 49.7 per cent; 3913. i
GG044 bales 54.3 per cent; 1912
50- " i
tsy oaies poi -vii-
Ginnings of Sea Island cotton prior f
to November. 191-1. by States:
Florida 1915 .22.443 bales;. 1314
23.751 bains; 1913. 19542 bales; 1 $1 2
15052 "baVs. - .
Georgia 1915 44.791 liales; .1914
2S.800 bales; 1913.. 29353 bales; 1912
22873 bales. : !
South Carolina 1915. ' 2433 bales; ;
i.646 bales. 1013 3.053 bales; .
1912 2.4G4 bales. . f .
The next ginning rojmrt of -thej
Census Bureau. will be issued at i0 ;;Vo(pd rivic yorfeer W'lio Delhcred
a. m. Wednesday Docember S and Address Jn Brown wood Rocent-
will show the quanUty of cotton gin- . y mll LoJ1(1 jn Workt
ned prior to November 30. DALLAS Nov. 22. Civic improve-
- j ment votaries of Dallas today will
SUNDAY SCHOOLS REPORT i welcome Miss Maud Van Burpn of
SPLENDID ATTENDANCE Washington a representative of t'ae
The Sunday Schols of Brown wood American 'Civic Association who will
t conduct a three days' campaign for
enjoyed a good attendance yesterday. cvJc im)rovemcnt umler the :U1S
though the total is not as largo as on pjces of tjle Woman's Forum.
other Sundays recently. The TeportR Mrs. Florence Floor chairman of
of the various schools follow
Church of " Christ .. 75
Valtey View Baptist . .. 6u
North Brwd. Baptist 80
First Baptist ...449
Coggin Ave. Baptist 181
Flrit Presbyterian 142
-Austin Ave. Presbyterian 107
First Methodist :..24G
First Christian . v . .131
IINPYPPPTfniV RIPH1U UnUL U'
UNEXPECTEDLY H mm DV
Took Five Acres of Land in Payment'
of Debt and Becomes liich
"When Oil 1$ Dfsroi erod.
DALHART Tex Nov. 22. Twelve
years ago A. B. Wall now of this
city accepted five; acres of land near
dishing Okla frfam a half-breed In
dian in payment of a note for ?125;
because he could jcollcrt the note no
other way. The
these years While
est living as an
land lay idle all
Wall made a mod-
'vender. Last weak Wall now an old
man. received atejegram from a friend
in 'Caching that oil had been found
within thirty feet of iiis land arid for
him not to. accent any offers for Hie
land until he vifiitcd Cashing. The
friend a banker! liad kept the taxes
paid for Wall) wit had ceased to pay
attention to tlio-Iand. "Wall has gone
to Cashing to' tftlle charge of hi.-? prtm-
erty after refi&i orfers rouging
from 5.000 to JOOIK) for a lease.'
He is regarded as n wealthy man now.
Wall came to Dalhari with 'a ltiad"
show several -.yejirs ago but his wife
was seized with; a fatal illness here
and after -her detail he set nip a small
popcorn peanuts and chili booth. This
he has passed tin to a friend since his
recent good fortune.
" . . .
.75. unchanged safes'
New OrIcans-Ml.3S. unchanged .353
Houston ti'M unchanged. Mes
Gajvestim MU0 unchanged sale
.Inniiary;r. . :M
March. . .. .2m
May . :...ili17
January . . -!lL65
March . .. . . Jli8
LAST DAY TO. SETTLE
OKLAHOMA TAN ; SUIT
OKLAHOMaI'cIT.V. Nov. 22.-JToday
Is the last day of t'ie time during
which the parties to the Prairie Oil
"nil Gas Com hany. tax suit may
DIB5 IN SOUTH AMERICA :
YORK. - Nov" 22. Herbert
KckCr Fkl ridge . vice pritlent Of lhj
u .a. --.MSri(;( t)fficiai notes apptueU to
Iloimtoh :iml. Gainesville -Texas is
. .......... r .....
- v'"w.'. . Jv"r "
t ure. ne worn to soma American tot
t ...... 1 . - - . .
1 establish branches of the- National
MUSTICE HUGHES NAME
REMOVED EROM TICKET
LINCOLN.) Nov. 22.-iTlie name of
Supreme Court' Justice Hughes 'was
removed frcjm tlie Nebraska .primary
. .. t. . niirhps .rKfI11(4sfml
this last week.
the civic committee of the State
eration of Women's clubs .will coop
crate with. Miss Van Buren in the
campaign. The campaign will con-
sist of lectures and practical demon-
stration of better living In variouB
parts of the city and a mass meeting
.will.be held at 3 o'clock Wednesday
afternoon :in the auditorium of the
city halli when addresses will be de-J
Jivered by autiorities on the subject
of civil economy.
pj nfw riF mm uii i rf
EXPECTED THAT BLOCKADE .MAY DEVELOP INTO ESTABLISHMENT
OF A WAR ZONE ABOUND GREECE; NO INTIMATION OF INTEN-
TION'S OF KING UONSTANTIXE HAS BEEN RECEIVED; .SERBIAN;
DRIVE CONTINUED RV CENTRAL POWERS.
LONDON Nov. 21. No official in-
timation has; been received hero that.
Greece !in& given satisfactory assur-
ances to Hie allied powers -of her in-
tentions and. the commercial blockade
of that country is" continued. A
iSalouiki dispatch says .that it- is
mmored tliero. tlmt the allies have
decided to carry tfiO blockade to the
extent of.' esabHltfhg 11 war zone
around Greece cutting off all sup-
plies. Berlin newspaper describe
the blockade as ttn;' net pf violence
against a small neutral country
which' intends to nmmtnln neutrality
without engaging in intrtgues.
The Greek cabijcA are yesterday
tti discuss' the sHuajftjii but thei:e
has been tio iiitimatipni.ai to the de-
cision reached. .1 -v -
The- Greek governafttt again has
affirmed Its' frlehllitioefi th.-the allies
but has not yet 'tnlcen the Steps rer
Ui'Ired to prevent. Graece. from being
counted amou tlic frlends 'of the con-
traL powers. .Tjio entente powers will
not .permit aiiy "delay. m the posi-
tion of the Scrpinii armies makes atty
proiangatio'n .. of ' the:-present uncer-
talisty impossiWe. Atready the Ser-
bians are- makfiig witttt.inay be their
last . stand httfore. Mdnasttr ami also
on the pin uis of Koasoyo.
A TUrkisli -tmafiport is r-enurieu
to have. struck wfaia and sunk in
the sea of.Mai'niora .vHtb . more than
fie htiiidred?.tfo9i)s - feme Wanoniices
thai thecItaJH.iMie. df sa!stan-
j tint progress jut Oie.'lteigUt of Gpr-
izia. oiL.the..liio&d.;jfhitt. anil on tlte
are being " Uislpilgifti-.' .
. Tht'-SerbiHij YlcfoVy: til: Leskovats.
on' the" main rallwhyviouth of Nisb..
with enormous .-Avsirtali losses. Jtas.
been cpnnrineL ;-BDrli announces
that the" Germaas''lve f.pturl 2600
adilitldiidl Si-wij. bC tio) ooern-
tians. - ; .' .
HLOCUvADK OK HRIii'CE
H ' 'I'
Athens Dispaleh . Confirms iteport of
. W'tion by-T Mente I'owers.
I'aris. Nov! 21 The Athens corre-
spondent of the UavaH news agency
MANY INSTANCES OF
OjYircr ( o.l ( nrried laiTited ISntnbf
Outride Trettcli and Saves
Scores of Comrade;.
. -ON. Nov. 21 .Mere
hundretl instances of infH.iiunf brave
lj. weeI-J6 .m rrrv); :1
ry in the flghttng at Loos and Mni
.. " -i-k
latest hst of awards of the military t
-ieroiis and Distinuuished Service-Or-
ie - d Distinuuished
.. . .
der: The ten most striking stories
&& folows. . ..
Dennis. Scottish Borderers.
was wounded in the trenches but af-
ter his wound was bandaged he es
caped from the ambulance and went jR c0-mmaml of a .S(1aU Qf machine-
back to his men .advancing with hla gns. After having a wound dressed
company - untij again wounded lie iK.weut naCk to his place and con-
was carried oaeK- to a dressing starUnued t0 (Uroct the u.Qrk until mid
tion. from which he disappeared after
his Wound was dresses. Later he was
seen catching -up i with his company
ami again cneeriiig mem on limn lie; i i i.. i
1 Lieut. Wood. Gordon Highlanders
was wounded a third time. i . . ..i..i
JtuA took 25 prisoners in Loos matched
Major Gordon. London Artillery.. . ;
. . . .. 1 them bach under heavy fire with a
got close up to the German linos tof . . ... ...
small escort and returned with much-
reconnoitre and. although under heavy J ...
. ... . - needed ammunit on for the men m the
fire brought back twelve German cap-. . ... ... ..
tives after baying shot one man with
noticcd while directing the removal
of grenades from the divisional
"dump" that the. fiise of a bomb had
become Ignited. He at once picked ;
it up and carried It out of tho dug-
out. It exploded Just as it left his
hand seriouslv woundlnir him. ilia
coolness saved an explosion of manyj
thousand grenades and bombs which '
would have killed scores of men and
destroyed tho entire divisional bomb. AUSTIN Nov. 22. Governor Fer-
reserves during the heavy operations. '
Capt Bird. London F'old Ambul-
Fcd-'ance on one occasion worked for 23.
hours without cessation In tending
and dressing the wounded tfe Wa1?
twieo nliRorVed enrrvfnir wonnflnil m
a stretcher under rifle ffre. and Inr
55 hours was continufltv.
himself to heavy shell fire .
Lieut. .Williams of ".".ft"
took charce of. a st""'1 na-tv
bombers and attacked h ptiot-'--
throwjng 2000 .bombs in oorenfec
hours. It was raining all the time
L "LL UL
in p PnUfFRB
reports iliat the ejiiente powers have
declared si - commercial bloe.kade of
Greece.- The announcement to this
effect -made in the form- of -a note
issued by the British legation at Ath-
"Itecaitse of the attitudo taken 1)V
the Hellenic government in regard. to
t'r;ain.'nu jstions southing closely . tho
security and liberty of action to which
f. t of pending the ccQnom'c amV;
ilus allied rrooj-s have the right' unddrh;.vyvcM wr ".IU S r- rc..KT '
the conditions of their disembarkment; teacijers m their offtelU progr-lm
on Greek territory the allied powers ff Iored by referringj to him as
Jiax ilofcinwl If nnr-enrv tn:t.Mke.el'0u-"KtlIcatonal flOTtftntfr' Will be
menc-tal faeilities hldh Gwe w 1 c"cr ' w.e aoitresH ot
U received from them heretofore Pllis Excellency ss .t u- assured that
It is u4 the intention of the allied-.-1. wln 8k "Catiqual matters
powers to constrain Greece to .aln-l'"11 bas -presented at the preyidus
don her neutral attitude. Tho all!! of 11ie !RlsteUiPe;ind of oth-
governmenLs have been soinet r. Jegislation that he liqpea to . se-
disturbed by certain allusion iotcire" for the cXwp hoys" grls and
went.Mii te!!MirP. whfH if tnknn hv.oa.chers during-his tenure as the
tt llolliintir- ftinrniiinnl v-r.iilit 'nii.t
pear to them to be contradictory la:
the assurances they have received
As soon as-their doubLs on thatj
subject due. no doubt to a mfsun-
derstanding have been flispellcdp tho
rsiauuiiiK nave ucun imsir-iiku uijj ... . - . J V
wers will be hapw to remove mop111 of CoriUs Christ'' uo wn
stnele now opposed to the artfval welcome the teachers j
obstacle now oppos
handise in Greece and d ac
v facilities which result froml
Roiimnuiaii Neulralify "
Rome. Nov- 22. Germany and Aus
fria-ilungaiT- it is understootl.; praf
pose to aid Uoumania in preevin'
neutnility. and at the satue .UinS ar4
offering coctafn concessions- if5 shQ:
intervenes in the 'wjir on tholr;ldoi4
according to reliable information rot
ceived here. . J:
. AIHod OflViisie '
Rot ten'lmn Nov. 22. The - Cologni.
Gazette publish1? n report todny;sitl
uig that a .sraT offensire ijiorntettt
has been' initL-ted hy the. allies &t ijtb
Tyo Steamship. Sunk
London. Nov. 22. Tho. British
clnimcliiiic- t tfilnt4litri nml - MhrJfnh.-:.
zer have been sunk but tho crdws- pt. . days of the invention
both vessels were saved. . -"v '
amr.damp fuses had to he. llt frornj
cigarettes. VllHanW wis wSantlSil j
early. in the fighting-but refineeil 4tot
leave his post. . . .. . . - Lclatlon
Lieut lrolhvey. Royal AittlfieriV?. ' :; '
laid a telephone wire through. taie.r t v
Hohenzol!rn Redoubt . under " lusnYjF.MT.l'W NA. AK.OhPH ER
tine leg was oisaoieu oeiorL--uci
. i - r i i 1
jofie.-ten ards. but he draggedi
Ihimself oh. the same leg being again.?
t fractured by a bullet lR'forehe 'lind
I finished Ills task. When Awp t"(lo-l
! nhonistK endeavored to: carry him. toi
safety he insisted that they leave
him and feud the wire. .
Lieut. Pusch. London Infantry led
throusrh Ioot. Going alone Into a
house he captured seven Germans
although shot in tho face by. one of
theni. Notwithstanding his - wound
he continued clearing the enemy out
of the cellars of the town.
Capt. AVillfanis Welsh Guards was
the AmtUrc of his
him to lie flat on
hi8 iack all the'Ume
lining llliy. ijuuiii una junu
only officer left in his company he
rallied it. on the sloye of Hill 70 and'
he d lus new position with great brav-
Kry Hu '"'"" I
Captain Kearsley. Welsh Fusiliers.
although severely wounded early in
tho fighting continued at the iront
o hIs men anu maintained his position
until he had been. hit seven times.
FERGUSON TO CONFER
WITH GEN. CARRANZA
fo- Tnrc'o. where bo will confer with
Po n Vrmzn nrobnbly over bor-
rir'? rn'V .TOntr
ENCHAXGE IS CLOSED
i-yv : Nfa 22. Telegrams
' ; . st that the stock ex-
v f.f f l n Hty has bean. cIofc'I
. rove-nmont . because its pro-.j
.'.fh' t'd f-th-lojn; fluctuations In
value of the national currency.
FERGUSON TO SPEAK
10 TEXAS TEACHERS
"Education for Efficiency In a De
mocracy' the Central Thfcme of
COJtPUS CHUISTI Tex. Nov. 22.
"liducation for ICfficieucy in ti Demo-
cracy" fs the great central. .theme for
the thirty-seventh annual convention
of the Texas Teachers Association to
be held in this city on November 25
26 and 27 Secretary T. I). I'.rooks
of Hillsboro has arranged; for the
operation of speciat train.s out of
Dallas Tyler and San Antonio and
Under this plan and wtfclil attractive
low -fates prerailing lie believes that
0 less than 2.000 and jpssibly 3.-
U00 teficlters will uttend the three
of convention Prmular it
Others -who will speak tin the or-en-liig.jlay
of the conventionj will hy r.
F;-.0"8ty. State Superintendent of
instruction; B. C. Cobb Superlnten
dettt of Waco Schools and Roy Miller
W t ie nerai meet
0" Frlda-V' .N?viinlpr;2G;wiH .In-
chide J. Tj. McUrien-. Kxtension Agent
- IjHreau.of Education Wnfehington; D.
4.C.; ur. . a. Davis or the- Texas
;Stnte Board of Health .1 F. Kintball
Superintendent of the Dallas iDWe
Schools;" P. W. Horn. "Superintendent
Of the Houston Public" $chools; and
H. J. Waters of Manhattan) Kansas
President of the Kansas' Agricultural
College. Sectional meetings will he
throughout Ptrday and Saturday..
The University of Toxas Banquet
will be given at tlte N'twces- Hotel on
the eveuing of Friday November
The. Reunion Banquet rf ;Sfutbwester
I'nivetsltiy will bo gUertjat tlje Nieee
6 the SHine eeniu. A rjrtmlon- .dini
her f'r the graduates jat the S.tat
Nortnnl Colleges will btf given on tit
saitie evening. A member of the oth
"Or universities and sdltools of thr
state are arranging. soulal affair for
Stint. V. L; Griffin f the Bi-wn-
lwooU: schools -and otlvtr pro?lue'it
catocs of this sectajn of tljss state
will attend tho Corpute Chrrstl .coi-
vonttori of the Texas teachers Ass
DIES LX UARIS R.vSlfK;
Nov. 22-4iear AilmWtr
Lawrence it. Bofg. 'United . .:Statea
Navy retired dietl at-jhis hOnwhcp-o
today lie hft the aKive seniee iof
the navy ui 190S.
ARMY AEROPLANEsf. UAKE ?
ANOTHER GREAT TRIP
WACO Nov. 22. Tdo six aeroplanes
wliich left Fort Worth at 9 o'clock
this morning reached here at 1:15
o'clock. They will leave here tomor-
row for Austin.
NEWS PA PER RECENTLY
I r.. ... T TV TT. A ...1. .4."
SUPPRESSED APOLOGIZES same indictment as TItkl in connection
LONDON Nov. 2.The London with the Nixon-Jones fire. The in-
Globe the uewspajier wiiicli was sup-' dlctment was basX'd on testiinny that
nres?ed November G for insistinitfhai Bersch. in trying' to arrange a plot to
Lord Kitchener had resign &l...resum-
cd publication todayj and printed 'an
apology for its "regr'ettnbte misstate
AGTQR MARRIES TO
Hearing to Determine Uolnt at Issue
H White Slave Prosecution
DALLAS Nov. 22. Whether mar
rajr0 can be utilized to terminate
prosecution under the Mann act will
be determined at a hearing today be
fore United- States Commissioner A.
W. May wCien the charge against
Hardella A. Keyes a local actor
"7 j ;.""0 "ZTZIZ Z ZZ
immoral purposes is taken up. Keyes
married tlie girl last Thursday after
he had been jailed. on the federa!
Tho wedding took place la the
criminal district court rlpm Judge
Robert B. Seay of that court perform
ing the ceremony ..
United States officials at the jtirae
-said tnat marriage mceo not necessar
; ily affect Keyes. status.
ARSON TRUST 13
PLACED ON Til;
(HAROKS OK WIDESI'RKAD ARSOJf
OUT IN COURT.
7 PROMINENT MEN INDICTED
Systematic Organization Maintiinea
. by (.'rouj. of 31cm Wh .lfade
ST LOUIS 3Iq. Nov. 22An un-
usual trtev was begun in St. Louis
6duy as the culmination of charges
fjiat thortf hns existed in ttifs city
:j widespread arson conspiracy. A
lpng Jist of fires ivhieh bave occurred
in St. Louis with evidences of in-
cendiary origin is estimated to have
netted the conspirator in .the alleged
arson cases a profit of some $2500-
iflO in tho jmst fow years. In view
bt tltfe prevalence of Incendiarism the
police hair long been on their guard
but -it was not until September 11 last
tlmt thoy confirmed this supicion
py the. alleged confession of Herbert
0. Baker a fira insuranco agent
f Rakor was' arrested) on the night of
;September 11. a few hours after four
men afterward referred to as "torch-
ies. ' were taken as Ujcy were unload-
irig four barrels of gasoline at he-
plant of the Christen Bellows. Manu-
- factnring Company.
. The arrest of these four men was
due to the fact thati the head of the
firm had revealed details of 4 plot
to have his own facjory fired a plot
which ho toh the police had .been
proposed to him by an insurance man.
and which he protended to enter in-
to in order to assist the police in the
detection of the guilty.
After "Baker had made a statement
to the police it was annoHnced at
detective headquarters that Bakee.
had revealed not tie existence of'an
"arson trust." but that several groups
of men working on similar lines had
conspired with heads of busienst?
firms to set property on fire that the
firms might collect excessive in-
surance. An insurance agent always.
Lwas in these plots according to the
story and lie wjts; to reap his prof-"
it by getting commissions on -the
excess insurance. Written before the
The Omnd jury I began an. inquiry
iiitn the arson conipirney on Septem-
ber 16. and returinfd final mdietnients.
on October 1. j
the following wfere imlicteh
The Indicted jren.
Ro! .MJ B. Tid4 a mayor of Web-
ster Gipves. ifo.4f a faslilonable sub-
urb of St. Louisi president of tlie
Nixon-Jones Printing Company whose
fTv& story plont Was burned on the
night of September 4. Barrels and
boxes of gasolinoj were found iii tlie
basement of the printing plant after
the fire the police said. Before his
indictment Tidd had brought a $10-
000 damage suit against Assistant
Fire Chief Ruckar because after the
fire Ttucker would not give him free
access -to the burned printing liouse.
Julius R. Berseh. vice president oC
the Berscli Insurance Agency Com-
'vans. Bersch was named in the
j ffreMbe Christen Bellovs Company
j hl referral to the Nixon-Jbnes
fire and had SaM that Tidd "would
get tive insurance.' Bersch also was
indicted Xor allfltged participation in
Cio- fire that detroyoi tlie Gihnore-
Itonfig Decorating Company establish-
ment on July 24 -and for the projoct6d
burning of the ?hriston Bellows fac-
tory. Harry G. Giimore liead of the
Gilmore-Bonfig Decorating Company
for alleged complicity in burning of
the establishment of that concern.
Harry fcnel secretary to Gilmoro
indicted in connection with the Gilmore-Bonfig
Edward Milner alleged "torch" ac-
cused in connection with tlie Gilmore-Bonfig
fire; also in connection
with the alleged attempt to fire the
Chrilten Bellows plant
Otto F. Leman insurance adjust-
er indicted in connection with - the
alleged plot to set fire to the Chris-
en Bellows plant
Morris Grocnberg 5nr Grecnberg
ind Michael O'Con?-'- alleged
'torches" rnirted in c.e
''e plot to fire tbe
No indi-tn'ontj wa ri
lerbert O. Br Her "
trrest opened ffjo w-
ve grand Junr inn"'"
.'-inclpal - I'-ness before
cr ws h
U e grand
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