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"WEA'THER Nlinuld Tn 11 to Receive Your DAILY CLINTONIAN hy fl:BO P. M. I'liono 41 r 117 and a cony will be lirouglit to you at once. THE DAILY CLINTONIAI rally fair tonight and.Thurs-pATfl trn1Bfl,ing temperature Thursday. It XreWtM B Price Three Cent. Clinton, Indiana, Wednesday, November 18, 1936 Volume 25 Number 11 Two Issues Primary at Inter-American Parley Suicide of French Minister Troubles Nation's Politicoes ijpiii ir"ir-irnn "" " 1, .-Wi 7 Tugwell to Leave Government Posts; New Job Accepted fin Ji . " 'ST J if' I jj President Junto r : , J L ; rr? 5 i 4 r ill rrt 1 . 1 ' 'I Ar;entlnecipltoi huildingj J republics pledge themselves to observe the principles of the neutrality act enacted by the last con gress. Secretary of State Cordell Hull Is expected to back both these measures at the conference at which President Augustin Justo of Argentina will be official host. United States is represented by a delegation of 50. Two issues are paramount at the Inter-American conference at Buenos Aires, opening Dec. 1. with an address by President Roosevelt. Two of the chief proposals to be considered are that the principles of the Monroe doctrine be inculcated into a form of collective pact in which the 21 republics of the two Americas would participate, and that each of the FIRES ENCIRCLE MADRID; BOMBS ADD TOJERROR City Slowly Being Destroyed by Ceaseless Shelling ot Kebel Artillery; Loyalists Holding Ground SOVIETS REPORT 2 BOATS' CAPTURE MOSCOW, Nov. 18 The Soviet press today repnrten rapture of the Russian freighters Vloraya, Pytalitka and Petrovsky off Cor-unna by Spanish Insurgents "U is possible General Franco's pirate ships operating in this region arc aiming deliberately to provoke international complications." the official news agency said. MADRID, Nov. 18 A Brnnnhll-de under the war gods' spell, Madrid today was encircled hy a destructive tinge of flame while more rehe' shells and bombs added central pillars of smoke and fire to the Plutoni' shroud of gray and black overhanging the capital. Gnawing deeper Into the northwest section, insurgent troops behind their ceaseless artillery fire battled onward meanwhile towards the heart of the city that is slowly being hammered and charred into ruins. Dire Prediction "If the enemy breaks through," said the counsellor of the Interior in the city's defense commission, "thej will find the city completely destroyed. The loyalists held firm under the rebel attack. The government issued a communique stating position? were unchanged overnight. "Fighting Is continuing In the University area." said the statement. "The situation is unchanged since last night. "Insurgent planes have caused numerous fires during the night. The printing works of Libertad and the Continued on Page 6 Vincenzo Naretto Dies on Tuesday; Funeral Saturday Vincenzo Naretto, 66, died yesterday at 4 p. m. at his home at 724 North Eighth street, after an illness of about five, weeks Mr. Naretto Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Teresa Naretto; one daughter, Marie, at home, 2 sisters in Italy and a number of nephews in Clinton. He was a member of three lodges, the Victor lodge of the K. of P., the Pietro Micca and the Libera Pense-ro. He came to this country in 1912 and settled in Clinton where he worked In the mines. He was among the first Italians to settle here. Funeral services will be held from the home at 2 p. m. Saturday with burial in "Walnut drove cemetery. The body will be taken from the Frist funeral home Friday morning. EVANGELISTIC MEETING Evangelistic campaign meetings began yesterday at 7:30 p. m. at the Rescue Army TaTiernacle at 223 North Main street Sister Ona Ray, evangelist, and Major John O'Neill, pUstor, cordially Invite everyone to attend. STRIKERS' MOB TRIES TO HOLD LINER AT DOCK Hundreds Join Mass Picketing to Prevent Washington From Sailing; Two Seaman Are Arrested SPECIAL POLICE PLACED ON PIER NEW YORK, Nov. 18. Tn an at tempt to prevent the sailing of thf; United States liner Washington at noon, nearly 500 strikers patrolled the ship's Hudson river pier today :n the largest mass picketing exhibi tion of New York's outlaw maritime strike. Several outbreaks of violence marked the picketing. Outlaw strik ers hurled stones at taxicabs which brought union leaders to the scene. An emergency detail of 35 police finally quelled the outbreaks. Fight Awaited However, a battle was threatened before noon. Strikers have repeatedly intimated they will go to any extreme to prevent the sailing of the Washington. The men came In angry droves when word spread along the waterfront that strikebreakers were being taken to the boat. Earlier, another outbreak of violence ended with two seamen booked for arraignment In police court, on charges of assault. Tbe seamen, followers of the outlaw strike strategy committee, are accused of attacking William Sen ell of Astoria, when he would not join their forces. The first hint that Incompetent sean ifii might be manning Ameri can ships, as a result of the mari time strike, brought threats of in-( Continued on Page 0) CONTRIBUTIONS TO RED CROSS Following Is an additional list of contributors and their donations to the Red Sross: C. M. White, fl: L. E. (Jackson, $1: Edda Moore. $1; The Root Store. $1: George D. Walthall. $1: rlintnn 5 Jt- 10c J00& SI ii re. 1; Dr. J. jO r0 F Adams. SI; R. J. Miller, fl; W. T. Griffiths, fl; A. Tombaugh. fl; Dr. W. N. Kelly, fl; Cut Price Clothing Store, fl; Charles Kirk-man, fl. FIRE THIS MORNING A roof blaze was extinguished this morning by the volunteer fire department at the home of Howard Paine in South Eighth street. The roof was only slightly damaged. The home is owned by Catherine Wright. . THE TEMPERATURE By The Clintonian thermometer: a. m., 38; noon, 40. LILLK, France, Nov. IS-Shaking France's political structure to the foundation, RoRer Salengro, socialist minister of the interior, todny committed sulfide hy gas. Persecuted as an alleged "war de serter" in spite of repeated official exonerations, the 4l-year-old minister turned on the gas in the bedroom of his home here after his war record was subjected to another attack yesterday. F.D.R. APPEALS TO INDUSTRY IN UNEMPLOYMENT Chief Executive En Route Today to Charleston to Board Ciuiser for South American Trip SIBLEY REPORT IS ENCOURAGING ABOARD PREflflDENTIAL SPE CIAL ENROUTE. TO CHARLESTON, S. C Nov. 18. President Roosevelt, heading for a good-will tour of South America left behind him today an appeal to industry for more lenient treatment of the man n'er forty unemployed. Enroute to Charleston, where he will board the cruiser Indianapolis for a cruise of nearly 7,000 miles to Buenos Aires and the opening of Dec 1, the President issued a state- ent suggesting that men In their forties be given equal opportunity Tor employment with those of ten derer years. The president indicated clearly that absorption of unem ployment by private Industry in the next six weeks would guide in great measure his budget estimates for work relief during the next fiscal year ' - Warning Isrnied Recent rapid advances'by Indus try In reemployment have heartened Mr. Roosevelt but he repeated his statement of last March warning that federal expenditures would be reassured primarily by private recovery. The executive particularly sug-Conttnued on Page 6 NEW STATION TO GO UP ON MAIN A new modernistic filling station is to be erected by LeRoy Christopher and Archie Ruatto, proprietors of the Linco station at the corner of Main and Vine streetB. The old building is being completely torn down and work will begin on the new building at once. It will have indirect lighting and air conditioning and have all the Liatest developments in modern gas stations. LEGION TO HAVE INDOOR CIRCUS An Indoor circuB, under the auspices of the American Legion, will be held in the Evans building on Elm street starting next Monday, November 23 This show Is to be held for a period of one week and will begin at 6 p. m. each day. Booths of various descriptions, concessions and contests will furnish the entertainment of each evening. Harry Haag's circus acts will be a feature every night. president of the National Association of Real Estate Boards, said. "Barring some unforseen emergency, next year's residential construction should be from 35 to 50 percent over the present year." Waverly Taylor of Washington. D. C one of the country's large real estate developers, said he was "very optimistic" about the coming year. Walter Schmidt of Cincinnati, a former president of the National Association of Real Estate Boards, predicted a "great increase in the volume of real estate construction the coming year." He said it would be 30 percent or more above thiB year. Predicting a decided rise in residential construction, S. C. Hadley, Continued on Page 0 RA Chief Heads Parade of Leaders in New Deal Expected to Go Out RESIGNATION IN HANDS OF F. D. R. WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 A resignation that may mark the beginning of a big parade. Involving cabinet officers and other familiar faces in the new deal (first phase), stirred tbe capital today. Prol. Rexford G. Tugwel). under secretary of agriculture, resettlement administrator, and one of that small group frequently and slight-' ingly referred to as the brain trusters, has submitted hiB resignation to President Roosevelt. Some others are expected between now and the time when Mr. Roosevelt begins his second administration on the capital plaza on January 20. No Acceptance Yet Long a storm' center In and out of administration circles, as well at the "whipping boy" for the opposition during the past campaign, Tugwelt sent his resignation to Mr. Roosevelt shortly before the latter left on his South American cruise, leaving it to the president to determine when it shall become effective. It has not yet been accepted, but the expectation is that it -will be. for Tugwell has accepted an executive position with an industrial concern, the American 'Molasses Company. R.BPORTS XNFIBMED MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 18 Dr. Rexford G. Tugwell today confirmed reports that he harf tendered hti resignation as undersecretary of agrl- . . 1i M 1 1ll I ill U'l iiii rv v Teachers in City Schools to Meet For Talks Today All teachers of the city schools are to meet today at 8:30 p. m. at South BChool. according to information obtained today from E. C. Boyd, superintendent. At that time talks will be given by Mrs. Everett Davisson, Miss Clara Goforth and L. T. Reed ott number work being accomplished by the grades. Miss Marjorie Tompkins will give a talk in regard to American education week, which was observed last week by the schools. T Two weeks ago today a similar meeting was held at Central school at which time talks were given by Miss Naomi Annakin, who gave a demonstration lesson on reading. Miss Agnes McGinty on teachers', and Miss Louise Hayek a report of a teachers meeting held at Evans-ville recently. December 2 another meeting wll! be held at Glendule school. POLY STUDENT HONORED Alden Foley, of Decatur, formerly of Clinton, has been elected s member of Blue Key, national honorary fraternity, at Rose Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Foley is a senior in mi chanical engineering. I Heink, his wife and daughters Bar bara and Catherine; Mt. and Mrs. Ferdinand Schumann-Heink; George Schumann, who does not use the last part of the hyphenated name; Mrs. Charles Fox, San Diego, tha daughter and two other frrandchil dren, Dltti and Hans Schumann-Heink. The heart-tearing fact that Mme. Schumann-Heink had sons In both tbe German and American armies during the war, despite which she bravely justified her American citi-tenship by lending her talents to her adopted country, endeared her tat j secretary Hull J BERRY BELIEVES INSURGENTS ARE SLATED TO WIN Federal Mediator Thinks Craft Unionism Will Fall Before Militant Onslaught of John L. Lewis TAMPA. Fla., Nov. 18. President Roosevelt's federal industrial co-ordinaior, Major George L. Berry, believes that the battle of the old guard, trade union forces of the American Federation of Labor, against the new industrial union movement of John L. Lewis is a futile one. He thinks the industrial union theory under which Lewis has formed an organization in defiance of A. F. L. edict to organize workers on a basis of one single union for each big industry, is destined to sweep victoriously through the ranks of American labor. Berry's Position Whether Berry's view represents that of the administration he has not revealed. Certainly, be is the closest person to President Roosevelt attending this anpaul convention of the A. F. L. Moreover, he has not hesitated daily to say that he has been in telephonic communication "with Washington." At any rate Berry, here in his own capacity as president of the A. Continued on Pace 6 Funeral Services , For John Solomon Are Held Tuesday Funeral services for John Solo-man. 14, of Indianapolis, were held yesterday at 2 p. m. at the Roumanian Orthodox church with burial In Floral Lark cemetery. The boy died at the City hospital Saturday night of injuries received Thursday when he was knocked from his bicycle by a taxicab. He was riding to the George Washington high school, where he was a pupil, when he was Injured. He received a fractured skull. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Solomon and was born in Clinton: until a year and a half ago he lived in Universal. The family Ib well known in Universal and Clinton. FIRST AID CLASS STARTS MONDAY The local Red Cross' chapter with the cooperation 'of the federal department of adult education will give all persons an opportunity to enroll in a first aid class to be held on Monday nights at the city hall at 7 p. m. Many persons increase their opportunity of getting employment in the industrial field by obtaining I first aid training and a Red Cross certificate, and people of this eom-j munity are now given a better chance to gain a place among thoBe I who are going back to work in the I business upturn. Doctors Today Lose Hope for Fay Webb SANTA MONICA. Cal.. Nov. 18. Fay Webb, former wife of Rudy Vallee, the crooner, clung to a slen der thread of life here toddy after physicians said death from peritonitis was but a matter of hours. The' dark-eyed beauty Bank into a coma following a blood transfu sion yesterday. She underwent a major operation Friday. WOMAN SOUGHT FOR MURDER IN BAFFLING CASE Love, Jealousy Enter Theories Of Detective Working on Strange Death of Reid Russell LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18. A love-crazed woman was sought to- dav as the murderer of Reld Rus sell, handsome 28-year-old son of a late army officer, whose body was found Sept. 25 in a garden swing on the estate of his friend, Gouver- neur Morris, famous author. Out of the weird and admittedly conflicting pattern of evidence so far disclosed by the investigation. Continued on Page 6 PEARCE TO HOLD PRAYER MEETING Rev. C. C. Pearce announced today that a prayer meeting will be held at his home on South Fifth street at 10 a. m. Thursday. Friday at 2:30 p. m. another prayer meeting wili be held at the home of Mrs. D. R. Murray, Mulberry strreet. MAN, 80, DIES IN COUNTY HOME LVFOKD, Nov. 18 Charles Simpson, 80, died Tuesday morning at the county home, according to information obtainpd here. Mr. Simpson had only been HI one day. He has no survivors Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p. m. at the meth-Wednesday at 3 p. m. at the Metb-cemetery southwest of this vicinity. HILLSDALE U. B. HOLDS SERVICES Revival services are being conducted each evening at 7 o'clock at the Hillsdale U. B. church with Rev. Roy Lanwell in charge of the services. Special music has been arranged for each evening. An invitation Is extended to the public LECTURE FRIDAY AT JONESTOWN The Ladies Aid society of the Jonestown United Brethren church are sponsoring a lecture Friday I night, Nov. SO. which will be held at the church. The public is invited j to attend. LAWYERS FIGHT FOR EXHIBITS IN DENHARDT TRIAL Defense Want Criminologists to Examine Articles; Kesults Of Test on General Not Announced NEW C ASTLE. Ky., Nov. 18 County Judge A. S. Morgan was to rule today on a motion for surren der of a parcel of grim exhibits to counsel representing Grig. Gen. Henry H. Denhardt, charged with the murder of his fiancee, Mrs. Verna Garr Taylor. The exhibits include the general's gun, articles of his clothing and Mrs. Taylors, the death bullet, fingerprint markings, etc. Interest centers about parrafine caste of the hands of the general and of the dead woman. According to Detective Sergeant John I. Messmer of the LouiBVille police crime detection laboratory, tests of the casts of Mrs. Taylor's hands are negative, show ing that firearms had not been dis charged in them and thus repudiat ing .the theory she committed sui- de. The result of tests on Gen eral Denhardt's hands have not been disclosed. Defense Argument Defense attorneys John Marshall Berry and Beckham Overstreet were to argue for their right to Bubmit the commonwealth's assembled ex- ( Continued on Page fl) Four to Attend Nurses' Meeting At Terre Haute Miss Hannah Rosser, superintendent at the Vermillion county hospital, MisB Grace Miller, Miss Verla M. Davies. Miss Marie Powers and Mrs. Tony Fenoglio are to at tend a meeting of the central Bouth-weBt district of the Indiana State Nurses association at 8 o'clock this evening at the Terre Haute House in Terre Haute. Dr. A. M. Mitchell and Miss Beu- lah McCoy, public health nurse of Greene county, will be the principal speakers. A report of the annual convention of the Indiana State Nurses association held In Indianapolis Oct. 29. 30 and 31 will be given. All nurses of this district are cordially invited. GIACOLETTO HAS MODERN DEVICE Joe Glaeoletto. owner and operator of the Mohllgas oil station at Ninth and Bogart streets, has announced that he has installed a new type Taylor thermometer for the benefit of hiB customers. This thermometer, installed on the lawn at the side of the station, is the first of its kind installed in thiB vicinity and is noted for its accuracy. The figures and face of the thermometer are large enough that a person may read the temperature from a car narked on the street. Madame Schumann -Heink Dies in ! California Tuesday Following Long, Glorious Career as Operatic Star Large Scale Realtors Apparently Are Not Worried Over Influx of Trailers; Buliding Boom Predicted HOLLCWOOD. Nov. 18 The golden voice of Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink, beloved contralto, was silent in death today. The end came at 7:21 o'clock last night while members of the family she loved so well, her sons and daughters, stood by her bedside. She had been In a coma four hours. A series of throat and lung hemorrhages, which repeated blood transfusions failed to relieve, sapped the strength of the 75-year-old operatic and concert singer and all hope for her recovery was abandoned yesterdav afternoon. NEW ORLEANS, La.. Nov. IS The next year will usher in the greatest home building era since the boom days of the late twenties. This was the forecast made today to International News Service by nationally known leaders in the residential construction field. The situation as pictured by them shapeB up as follows: Increased residential construction, ranging from 35 to 50 percent over this year. Increased rentals. Increased cost of construction. Increased real estate values. "There 1b no question but that next year will see a decided increase In residential construction," Hugh Potter of Houston, Tex., former Three of the diva's sons, a daugh- J millions, ter and several grandchildren com- j An idol of American soldiers dur-prised the group of relatives at the ing the war, with a talent recognized bedside. They are Henry Schumann- ji Continued on Psge 4

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