Page 1 article text (OCR)
WEATHER oudiness tonight, be- Should Ywa Full to Receive Moat DAILY CLINTONIAN by 5:80 P. M. Ilionc 41 117 and a cony will bit brought (o you at nm. rSPTAN RTAT! I.r"""r'ed Saturday. Not """' I temperature. THE DAILY CLINTONLfW Price Three Cents Clinton, Indiana, Saturday, November 28, 1936 A PRESS CONFERENCE ON SHIPBOARD LEADERS IN POCAHONTAS LODGE ; ' , i f U ininniiiiii i ii i ininimmi in ir """""" l :; nl "iff I 'fry1. uk - k " 4 Mr ' r : ki t ' -i,,, IE, iw Mrs Henry King (left) was elected to Hie office of tit-eat Pocahontas at the district nii-cling of the Pocahontas bulge held recently in Indianapolis. M 1,1z.lc italic (rij-htl. another well-known liiil.'n woman. was Hi.iM.li I I irsl KcoiH. Vow in Its iliirty-ciiihih year, ihis lodge k one .f llie ohl. M M-ganiJllloti" In the city. Four charier member Mr" living in ( Union today. Pocahontas Lodge One of City's Oldest Organizations, Formed in 1899 With Twenty-Five Members President ISoowvcll Is .limn will) reporter at lNirt of Hpaln. Trinidad, during one of the Infrequent ores conference he Is giving on hoard the miner Indianapolis. Kcprewnlalivcs of the local prewi are asking lH.-li..li of Mr. Koosc-vclt, -who la on his way to open the Inter-Ainer-. lean peace conference in lSueiios Aire, l(ee. I. 3rilliant Brazilian Demonstration As President Roosevelt Sails on For Conference at Buenos Aires Wolume 25 Number 19 REDS THRUST I CRACK COLUMNS AT REBEL LINES Inourgent Siege of Madrid Is Weakened Today by Attack of Loyalist ; Change in Tactics Seen VALENCIA HOLDS AMERICAN ENVOY MADRID, Nov. 28 Weakening the rebel offensive in Madrid aB the siege began its fourth week, two leftist 'death columns'1 today assaulted Ihe insurgent's rear and a third lashed the Madrid rebel flank Thrust back once, reportedly with 1,3(10 dead, the western loyalist "phantom army" pounded again at the thin rebel line at the Important Intersection of Talavera de la lleina and, according- to one Madrid claim reoccupled the town. Htoul t iulms The seeond rear army battered the rebel Koulhern wing below Toledo, capturing, it wa asserted here, the villages of Kan Martin de Montalbaii. 23 miles aoulhwesl of Toledo, and Polan, nine. lilting straight Into the cent nil line just below Madrid, a third column based on the capital itself bar rled the insurrectoB at Carahanchel liajo. NoHlmext Hal lie Without making much progress, as they bave been forced to direct their attention to these rear and flank threats, the rebels continued their battle in the northwest section of Madrid, and the city rocked once more with the dally artillery bombardment. The first sign that regular rebe! force are beipg withdrawn from the Madrid front for service elsewhere came with tile appearance of rebel volunteers among the troops holding I'nlversity City. Thi waa thought by many military observers to indicate sweeping (Continued on Page 6) 1 . ; Russian Admiral Discloses Great Naval Strength MOSCOW, Nor. 28 increasing her naval fighting equipment from tbree-to sevenfold within four years Soviet "Russia is pressing forward a great naval building program which will provide a complete modern navy "equal to any problem of the future." The revelation that the U. S. S. R. Is growing into a sea power rivalling Germany or Japan was made to AFL-CIO PEACE NOT IN SIGHT AS SESSIONS CLOSE Re-elect Green; Denver Chosen MERCHANTS LAY IN SUPPLIES FOR HOLIDAY OPENING Local Business Firm to Display Christmas Merchandise Next Friday Night; Formal Ceremony Planned LIGHTS WILL GO ON DECEMBER 4 With Christmas gifts already beginning to make their appearance In store windows and a definite holiday "pint filtering into the air, Clinton merchants are busy laying plan today for the big street lighting celebration and Christmas opening to be observed in this city Friday evening, December 4. Formal ceremonies will mark the turning o"i of the new boulevard lights and the Christmas lights by Mayor C. M. Zink. These are In charge of a committee of members of the newiy formed Clinton Commercial club. Nearly all store will remain open for the evening and Christmas merchandise will be featured in displays. ProffrcHH on Light Standards for the new ' street lights will probably be set during the early day of next week, power company official announced today, as laying of cable for Ihe system wa being completed. Work is also progressing rapidly on the new Christmas light, which will be installed at the game time and turned on with the new treet lights. These are being financed by the Main street merchant with a committee of Clinton Commercial club member making the solicitation. After New Year's day, the lights will be taken down and tored. to be used again In years to come. Special Edition An invitation to the general pub- lie to be Clinton' guest next Friday night and sec the light turned on. will be carried Into nearly .0" (Contlaued am Page 6) Physicians Issue 'Better Report On Talking Child urupntQ Tenn.. Nov. 28- " ciiht improvement wa reported today In the condition of 4-year-old Emmie Wilson, whose almost con- .tant chattering for the past two weeks has baffled Memphis physi cian. The child, ion of Mrs. May Wil son of Munfjrd, Tenn., was brought to a hospital here two weeks ago when his chattering, brought on by strange nervous aliment, became alarming. He was first believed to ba suf fering from meningitis, but later developments In the case proved the first diagnosis Incorrect. The child' appetite ha remained good, but be has been unable to ob tain much rest, even with, the aid of sedatives. However, hosoital attaches re ported this morning: that be slept better last night than at any time since be has been in the hospital, and bis condition appeared much. better today because or the much-needed rest which he was able to obtain. Although the child has talked al most Incessantly for two week, bis mumbling are for the most part incoherent. MRS. GRAYLESS DIES ON FRIDAY Sarah Ann Cray less, 78, died at 3:30 p. m. Friday at the home ot ber daughter, Mr. William Pinegar in West Terre Haute. She is the mother of Harry Gray less of Clinton. Survivors are two other daughters, Mr. Jack Archer of West Terre Haute and Mrs. Aldo Archer of Carbon: two other sons. William of West Terre Haute and Wesley of Carbon; twenty-seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren:' a aiBter. Mr. William Hoke of Fontanel one half-sister, Fannie Nev-iner of Coal Bluff, and two half-brothers. Daniel Grayles ot Carbon and Andy Hoke of Clinton. Funeral arrangement have not been completed. THE TKMPKRATrRE By The Clintonian theremometer: i a. nx, 34; noon, 48. . SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAM NEEDS STATES' ACTION Wcrkrs, Employe in 32 State. Are ibject to Tax Without Being Able to Get Any Benefit 'prriAL SESSION IN PENNSYLVANIA WASHINGTON. Nov. 2d. More ban 70 per cent of the nation's 26 in llion workers will tie barred from "nemplovment compensation under the social security act unless con--nsB extends the time for stale compliance with the act at Its coming session, or nnles states hold "iFciiil leeislalive sessions and enact compliance laws before Jan. 1. Records of the social security board- today revealed that only about 7.5'IM.OOO worker coming within the gcope of the unemployment compensation feature of the act live in Hie id slates, and the District of Columbia, where action has been taken to comply with lli-vderal act. VMrtr AHs I'l-mmy Ivaiiiii alone, of the other 12 slates, has taken action to ruh hroiigb compliance before the end of the year. Governor Earle this week called a special session of the Pennsylvania general assembly to enact necessary compliance. Meanwhile employers of workers in other states are subject to taxes for the present year to provide the insurance, without either employe or employer being able to benefit (Continued on Page It) KARL PANKOP IS HOOSIER STATE'S 1936 CORN KING DeKalb County Man Wins Prize Second Time With Yield ot 146.6; Ued Certified Hybrid Seed LAFAYETTE, Ind Nov! 28 For (he second time, Karl Pankop, veter an corn grower of DeKalb county, is the 1936 corn king of Indiana, win ning the annual 5-acre corn growing contest with a yield of 146.6 bushels per acre. The contest is conducted jointly by the Indiana Corn Growers Association and the agricultural extension department of Purdue university. A total of 672 growers in 60 countieB had their yields checked officially despite the fact that the drouth cut yields. Pankop won the honor in 1!30. and in the last five years the Btate honorhas gone to his family five times, his sou, Harman. win ning in l:il and :S2 and son Harold in 1S34. Their average acre yield of 156 bushels per acre In those Ave winnings establishes a state and doubtless a national record. Pankop becomes the first winner of the Churchille Barr trophy to he awarded annually In the five acre corn growing content. Hybrid Keed I'sed PaukOD used Hoosier certified hy brid Beed, the hybrid outyleldlng his own seed several bushels per acre The winning corn was grown on muck land which stood the drouth much better tnan ordinary soil, although the field has been In cultiva tion between 15 and 20 years. It. however, has been scientifically man aged all of that time. Second place honors in the con test went to Ray Nash, Tipton, with a yield of 128.6 bushel per acre and third to Allen Harris. Wayne county, with a yield of 126.9 bush ela ner acre. Ten of the 15 highest yields this year were made on farms where cer tified hybrid seed corn was used RITES SUNDAY FOR FRED COX ROCKVILLE, Nov. 28. Fred Cox. 63 years old, dropped dead at hi farm near Rockville Thursday afternoon. Surviving are the widow. Lottie; one daughter. Mrs. Hazel Hartman of Mecca: two brothers. Ed of Rose-dale and George of Rockville. and two sister. Mr. William B. Jacks and Mr. Bam Spencer of Rockville. Funeral service will be held from the home at 11 o'clock Sunday ABOARD f- S. S. CHESTEH, AT SEA, N'iv. President Roosevelt leaded for Buenos Aires aboard the -miser Indianapolis today, happy ner the warmth of the reception accorded him at Rio de Janeiro, and convinced that the enormous display of International friendship in the Brazilian capital augurs well for the success of the Pan-American peace conference. As the Indianapolis resumed Its 25-knot schedule which will bring President Roosevelt up the La Plata Estuarv Monday, he went to work on hi address which will open the conference Tuesday, sounding the keynote which he expressed before the Brazilian congreB: From the Rostrum "Each of us has learned the glor ies of independence. I-et each of us learn the glories of interdepend ence." He will not. he Indicated at a press conference, however, propose formal Pan-American league of nations. Before leaving Rio de Janeiro, Mr. Roosevelt revealed he had invited President Oetulio Vargas to visit the United State. Great friend-Off Brazil's last gesture of farewell was magnificently brilliant. A fifteen-mile area of fireworks blazed as the Indianapolis steamed by moonlight out of Rlo's beautiful harbor. Bursting skyrockets cascaded flaming American and Brazilian flags, while more fireworks atop the brightly illuminated Sugar Loaf and other peaks mad- them appear volcanoes. A 40-foot "II" gleamed from the roof of a 20-story skyscraper and for 50 miles at sea the lighting effects topping the bill of the Christ the Re-demptor monument could be seen. State Upheld by Judge Hall Today In Circuit Court necetnher 11 was the date et for defense attorney to plead further the cast booked In Vermillion iru court aaalnst Mrs. Arcnie Nolan for alleged perjury. Special .Indue John I. Hall of Warren county set this dale today after u- tainiiiK the state' demurrer to tne defense's plea of aibat-ment filed several weeks ago. Mrs. Nolan's lawyer contended that Prosecutor Robert Cuinn had disqualified himself from acting only in the case which Involve Matthew M. Scott, former receiver of' the Clinton Trust company, who was recently cleared of embeazle- ment charge, but Judge Hall up held the state' claim that Cuinn has disqualified himself for all cases connected with the receivership wrangle. Mrs. Nolan is accused of giving false testimony in court last September when Scott was brought into court to explain the disposition of (4.425. part of the assets of the trust company. SECOND MEETING SOON A mfetiriK of the Vermillion county WPA Recreational council will be held at the office In South Main street Wednesday at 7 p. m. This wilt be the second regular mentinR of the council. Thirty-seven years ago one of Clinton's oldest lodges was organizedthe Pocahontas. On May 18. IMS. the lodge waB formed with a membership of ,2a, four charter member now residing in Clinton. They are Mrs. Mary Jane Olson of North Main street, who celebrated her 82nd birthday anniversary last AuguBt, Teddy Davis of North Main street and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rhoades of Falrview. There are 114 members enrolled that are In good standing. Women Receive Pools This organization was honored recently at a district meeting held at Indianapolis at which time Mrs. Henry King was elected to the office of Great Pocahontas for the ensuing year. She appointed as ber assistant. Mrs. Lizile Vitalle, as first scout. Both of these women are well known in Clinton, being active workers In various other lodges and the democratic party. Mrs. King came to Clinton to make ber home in 1904 and he been a member of the lodge for 30 years. At the present time she is a member of the White Heather circle, the order of Eastern Stars, and is vermillion county vice-chairman of the democratic party. Member for IS Vears Mrs. Vitalie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rhoades. charter mem bers, and baa been a member of the lodge for the past ID years. A hanouet was held recently at the Presbyterian church in honor of these women, which was attended by 350 people. Following, the entire group was direrted to the Moose hall where dancing was en joyed and a social gel-together was held. Representatives attending from Brazil, Terre Haute, West Terre Continued mi Page 6 Another Inquest Is Held Following Fatal Car Crash A second joint inquest was held yesterday into the death of Wilbur J. Young of Covington, who was killed Sunday evening, when he crashed into the Uanville-Terre Haute bus just east of the Indiuua- lllinois state line in Indiana. Jimmy Ghigllerl, of Terre Haul formerly of Clinton, driver of the bus. was working on the motor of the bus, which had stalled when the accident happened. Dr. J. 1). White, coroner of Vermillion county, and the coroner of Danville, III., were both called on the case. The second Inquest was held In Covington, and a final decision will be made within week or ten days. - -- DELEGATION SET FOR CONVENTION Dr. Odell Anher, township trustee. Mrs. Archer. Miss Marie Gosnell. Miss Ann Davis and Miss Wilna Filler are among the Clinton people who will attend the state social service convention in Indianapolis tomorrow and Monday. The WPA relief office will be closed all day Monday so that the employees may attend the GREAT POWERS ARE UPSET BY SPAIN'S ACTION Caballero Government Demand League of Nation Get Into Intervention Quarrel; Britain Worried LONDON. Nov. 28 With the prestige of the League of Nations at stake. British diplomacy strained today to dissuade Spain from insiBt-ing on a meeting of the league coun cil to act against "Italian and Ger man armed intervention in the civil war. To hurl the intervention quarre into the heated atmosphere of Geneva brings all Europe into the Spanish affair, is the view of British authorities. Fatal Hlow Feared ' Another failure by the league to produce results, on top of the Man-chukuo and Abyssinian aTfairs would, moreover, be a fatal blow to British and French hopes for resurrection of the league's power. It was feared. Britain lias been trying for week to keep loyalist Spain from invoking the league covenant, it was learned, and was dismayed by the action of Foreign Minister Julio Alvarez Del Vayo. French Altitude To French circles the invocation came as a bolt from tne nine, aim authorities in I'arls deplored the fact that Spain bad not first conlerren with the French government. The machinery of tlie league is now under way, However, ana less British efforts to the contrary fail, the league council will assemble at Geneva late next week. In that event. I lie British delega-(t'oiilinued on rage ) MASSA FUNERAL PLANS CHANGLU Funeral arrangements for George Massa. infant son of Mr. and MrB Joseph Massa. who died at the residence in Klondyke, have been changed. Services will be from the home at 2 V m. tomorrow instead of Id a. in. Unrta! will be at Wal- f'rovc c.meterv. The body was removed from the Karauovlrb fuller al home yesterday. Fight Begins for Fortune Left by Greek Millionaire iiviMlN. Nov. 28. The battle for Kir Basil Zaharoff's untold munitions millions was on today. First in the field was Hyran Harnett Zaharoff. a 67-year-old London shoemaker, who asserted he , was the late "king-maker's" son. and opely announced he was bidding for the fortune. Sir Basil was often called the fourth richest man in the world. His step-daughter, it Is generally believed, will receive the bulk of th fortune while other generous slices will probably go to the various aviation, science and literary foundations he created. for 1937; Delegate Uodge Constitutional Issue in New Program TAMPA. Fla., Nov. 28 Delegate to the fifty-sixth annual convention of the American Federation of Labor scattered to their homes todav. leaving behind member of the executive council to discuss the possibility of opening peace negotiations with John L. Lewi' committee for Industrial organization. Although the reftel CIO unions have been Indefinitely suspended by the AFL, the way tan left open lor the executive council to discover a basis of settlement that would bring the CIO back into the federation fold. So Peace in Sight The council will send a formal In vitation to the Lewi force for a peace talk, but the industrial union leaders, busy organizing the steel Industry, do not appear to be in a mood for negotiation. These developments oversnaaow conclusion of the federation convention, which re-elected William Green as president for another year, selected Denver. Colo., as next year's convention city, and adopted legislative program that doagea the constitutional issue. On Fence A determined effort was made by a minor tv to bave tne convenuou adopt one of the many proposals limiting supreme court power to in-(Contiuued on Page U) JESSUP GROUP IS ENTERTAINED Rev. H. II. Wagner and William McMillan entertained the cemetery association of Jessup there last eve ning. Rev. Wagner delivered an address entitled. "Keeping Out of the Grave- vnrd." Following the address Mr. McMil lan entertained with songs and played his own accompaniment with a etiitar. He gave several reading A supper was served following the entertainment. Great Property Damage in Fire That Injured 3 BOSTON, Nov. 28. Burning with a fury that sent sheets of flame 200 rc.t into Ihe skv. a $250,000 lire today destroyed a newsprint ware house at Hoosac docks. In cnarie-town. and the famous old grist mill building. Three firemen were Injured by toppling walls and chimney, the tenement district surrounding the wharf was menaced fur a time, and half a dozen vessels moored at Mystic and Hoosac docks were threatened by burning embers. Hundreds of home and buildings wer left without electric light and power as the fire burned out wire. day by Admiral Nikolai Orlov, the Soviets' premier naval commander, before the cougress of the Soviets In the Kremlin. Since January, 1933, Admiral Orlov informed the cheering representatives.' the union has made the following astounding increases In her sea-fighting categories: Submarines, multiplied seven times; warships, three times; coaat artillery, one and three-quarter tlnieB; naval aircraft, doubled; naval aviation, more than five times. Free Hand "Defense Commissar Klementi ' Voroshllov has said that defense Is not confined to the army." the admiral emphaslied. "so we are now building a most complete and modern navy and supplying it with the lies! ei u i Diluent. "We nniBl and will create a mlgli- Iv navy." a..,,.-i iiuuri's on 111" navy were carefully guarded, while the admlr ul launched an attack on Germany's sea fighting units. Germany, he said, has nine battleships. 15 heavy cruisers, and 50 submarines figures, he hinted, however, the Soviet I'nion would equal mr. MFF.TINC. AT BAPTIST CHURCH An all-day meeting of three union of the local B. V- P- V- of Freedom Baptist association will be held at I be Baptist church tomorrow. About 20 churche will be guests of the local association. Walter Page of Roachdale will preside at the meeting. Rev. Clarence Durham will be the speaker at the morning services, and the afternoon speaker will be Rev. R. W. Bishop. Jack Thompson will have charge of the niuBic. Dinner will be served at the church for the young people.