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,rAe J union, v-nnionA najana WEATHER p.i. 'gbt nd Tuesday; possi- VA FTATW i.ietWr. THE DAILY CLINTONIAN, Should Ta Ft! to Receive Twir DAILY CLINTONIAN bjp S:SO r. M. Ihonr 41 or 117 and a copy will be brought Iv uu at oik. Col"- Price Three Cent Clinton, Indiana, Monday, November 39, 1936 Centenary Man Has Experience Rivaling Ripley's Best Items Communists Talking Move to Barcelona For Moral Support PARIS, Nov, 50 The Kremlin is considering moving to seat of the curoiuulst International from Moscow Barcelona In Spain to diminish pressure pf the German-Japanese pact against communism on HuBsia, the newspaper Ut Matin reported today. The papen added such a move might be made to give communism firmer foothold in western Europe aud bolster Catalonian resistance against the Spanish rebels. Volume 25 Number 20 REDS ANNOUNCE MORE VICTORIES DEFENDING CITY Rebel Make No Gain in Siege but Bombardment, Pli-'ie Attack Continue in Spanish Capital LOYALIST LINE NEARS BURGOS MADRID. Nov. BO Governmelll ofHcials claimed further successes in defense of the beleaguered capital today, stating insurgent attack on the Pozuleo. Huniera and listre-madura Bectors surrounding the city had failed after leftist militia repulsed rebels who staged a fresh assault on the University City. Nevertheless Insurgent batteries renewed artillery bombardment ol the city, inflicting new casualties, and shortly afterward another air raid struck the war-torn city. Burgos in Hunger Reports from the other fronts indicated the leftist forces were continuing their advances and thut Burgos, headquarters of the insurgent high command was in danger of attack. ' A loyalist column occupied a mnur tain overlooking Solicillo, 4 0 miles away, according to advices received V MiA & - w xv v"v. 1 here. Austrian miners launched an offensive which, it was claimed, endangered the city of Oviedo. Malaga Success The Madrid defense Junta announced the loyalists won another important victory on the Malaga front, killing 40 and wounding 60 insurgents. Reports from Valencia said nationalist claima of successes around the Casa de Campo region and other points in the vicinity of Madrid were officially denied by the government. On Hie contrary, It was claimed (Continued on J'age ) ROOSEELTBOAT NEARING HARBOR IN BUENOS AIRES President Near End of Journey to Aid Peaceful Keiation of America; Hosts Begin Reception ARGENTINE SHIPS FORMING ESCORT ABOARD V. S. S. PHELPS. AT FKA. Nov. 30 President Roosevelt, steaming rapidly southward aboard the cruiser Indianapolis, today approached Buenos Aires, where tomorrow he will make a major contribution to the peace of the western hemisphere when be addressee the opening session of the Pan-American peace conference. Observers who have accompanied him ou his trip from the United States anticipated the president will make a strongly worded speech in view of war threats now current in Europe and Asia. Arrival Maneuvers F.annrtnn bv the Argentine fleet the Infflanapolis is expected to ar rive off Buenos Aires late this aft ernoon. At 8 a. m,, the Indianapolis and the cruiser Chester, whien ac- cftmpanied the president's ship Iram the United States, move to otl Mon- tivideo. while secret service agents imutal inspectors and press corres nondents transferred from the Ches ter to the destroy- Phelps, i nr Chester remained at Montevideo tf (toiit,iniied on Haee ) Chapman Funeral Services Will Be Held on Tuesday John Chapman, 70. died at the Vermillion county hospital at i. ni. yesterduy. He wius taken to the hospital on Nov. IB when he suffered a HtrokP. He is survived by one niece, Olive Chapman of South Bend He was a member of the Eagle lodge of Clin ton. Funeral services will be neiu from the Frist funeral home at 8:30 m. itomorrow with the e.agie lodge iu charge of services. Burial will be iu Riverside cemetery. TF APHFRS GIVE TO RED CKUbS Public school teachers and E. C. Boyd, superintendent, have donated $61 to the Red Cross. T. L. McDouuld. roll call chairman of Clinton township chapter of the Red Cross, asked Mr. Boyd to cooperate with him In getting the donations from the teachers and Is pleased with the results. Trenches ER RELIEF TO INCREASE IF INDUSTRY LAGS Thousands of Families Shifted to RA From WPA Presentinw Problem; Fuel Bill to Raise Expenses WASHINGTON. Nov. 30 The fed eral govern uienl's work-relief bur- reduced only 9 per cent during the year by the upward trend in bui ness unil industry, faces an increase during the winter unless there is a sharp ii pt u rii in private employment. Die rolls are slushed arbitrarily This wins revealed by records of the various work-relief agencies to day, as officials of I lie resettlement administration were endeavoring to ed mil some S2.000 farm families tin western drought areas from the f':(le"ul rolls. Mhifled (jilM-H The 32,ooii families were among 327.1100 cases tinned over to RA by WPA when cold weather cut off outdoor projects in the drought areas. The RA expects to proviue for only 225.000 of these families, with giants for food, clothing, fuel and other necessities tor the winter. tinder the agreement by which the 327.000 cases were turned over lo resettlement by WPA, the latter aareed to re-employ 60.000 of the farmers when they were re-certified to thai aueiicy by K A. The S2.0U0 fuming urn thus accounted for will be dr ed. officials admitted. The 1A loud will Increase by the i.'griim farm families, plus the additional cost during the winter mouths fur fuel, not hitherto provided for by RA. which already is providing sustenance giants for more than 3i0.nun families. 150.-ooo of them in the drought area. MISSIONARY TO SPEAK TONIGHT Rev. K. P Mclionald. a missionary of the Philippine Islands, will deliver a lecture this evening at 1 o'clock at tilt Presbyterian church, according to an announcement made today by .Mrs. Oru lioyle. The lecture is being given under the auspices of the women of the rhur.-li and Hill Crest Community Ceiuer. An invitation is extended to the public, especially the young peo- pie of the city. THK TKHPKKATVRE The Clintonian thermometer m.. 24: noon. 36. to a the Boys Back in the By Christmas: Incredible Mileage Claimed by Backers Of New Carburetor TORONTO, Ont., Nov. 30 Secret tests were reported progressing today on a new "mystery carburetor" which, its backers claim, can drive an automobile 200 miles on a gallon of ordinary gasoline. The inventor iB said to be Charles Pogue of Winnipeg who has been working on the device for '17 years. Current tests are being carried out amid great secrecy in the home of John E. Hamill. noted milling man. where Pogue's laboratory is located. "Tiiey're knocking this thing now." Hnminnll said. "I never saw an engineer yet who didn't pooh-pooh anything new. "Pogue told me the carburetor would be iilepped up to HHi miles to the gallon." CHICAGO SHOW JUDGING BEGINS CHICAGO. Nov. 30. Royalty was on parade today at the international livestock show where judg-inj,' began to select the champion of champions. In ull there were 14.U00 bead of cattle, sheep, horses and awine on exhibition, and it required 47 judges to handle the task of picking the best of the lot. A job thut won't be over until Buturday. Yesterday's program was devoted to placing a second crown on the head of Herman Trelle. who walked off with the best wheat prize after being acknowledged oat king on the day before. The 4:lyear-old farmer from Alberta, has won the grand championship for his wheat five times and lor his oats three times SEIVAGE FUNERAL MONDAY MORNING Funeral services tor George Hi age. xo, who died at the Vermillion county inlirinury near Newport ' Saturday ut 6 p. m., will be held tomorrow at 10 a. ill., from the Frist funeral home. There are no surviving relatives. Mr. Seivase wa a former resident of Centenary. DIVA ANNOUNCES TROTH J BALTIMORE. Md.. Nov. 30 j Marriage plans were in the making today for Rosa Punselle. Opera star.) and Carl A. Jackon. sou of Mayor1 Howard Jackson of Baltimore. ! k Miss Ponsell- announced the en- gasement from an estate at (Ireen j Valley. Md . where she is resting j I 1 We Must Get URS. JONES OF JONESTOWN DIES HERE OH SUNDAY Death Halt Plan for Emergency ... - :.! . Operation at 1-ocaj nospiuu. Funeral Service to Be Held Wednesday Mrs. Viola Jones, 02. of Jones town died at the Vermillion county i.noniiul yesterday at 5:30 p. m She had been taken to the hospital for an emergency operation, nut lied before the operation waB per formed. She is survived by the husband. Fred, two brothers. Fieeman Brown of route 3 and James Brown of St. Bernlce: six sisters. Mrs. Cecilia !nrmlcall Of Bianford. Mrs. Mcda ones or Omaha. Neb.. Mrs. Ida iloats of Indianapolis. Mrs. Frank Long of Indianapolis, Mrs. Fred Burams o( route 3. and Mrs. Ben Bhelton of Indianapolis, and oiih half-slstnr, Mrs. Georgia Buchunan of route 3. Lodge Woman Mrs. Jones was a member of the Rovai Neighbors of America lodge aud the Rebecuh lodge. The body will be removed from the Frist funeral home to the residence this evening. Funeral services will be held from the U. B. church In Jonestown at 1 p. m. Wednesday with Kov Laswell in charge. Burial will be in Sugar Grove cemetery, west of St. Bernlce. JAMES DOUGLAS DIES ON SUNDAY James B Douglas. 5i. of Terre Haute, formerly of Clinton, died at the residence at 8 a. m. Sunday following a paralytic stroke he suffered Saturday at noon. The list of survivors could not tnj obtaiued today. He was a member of the .Modern Woodmen Ixidge. Funeral services will lie held ai the residence Tuesday at 2:3(1 p. m with continued services at the Montezuma church. Burial will lie at Montesuma. THIRTY LAID OFF AT BUNSEN MINE About 30 men were laid off at the Bunsen mine In t'niversal this morning They are not expected to tte called back. Atjresent about 1M0 men are employed at the mine. WW fa IMM III II l MW M Ml J.yuUS ANOTHER EFFORT TO STOPSTRIKE Assistant Secretary of Labor Must Make Peace With One More Union to Halt Coast Tie-up FOOD NEEDED IN ALASKA, HAWAII SAN FRAKCISOO, Nor. 80 Another effort was to be made today by Assistant Secretary of Labor Edward F. Motirady to brliur about peace between coastwise steam schooner operators on the Pacific coast and the Masters, Mates aud Pilots union, the lone remaining group of maritime workers wim which the aehooner operators have yet to reach peace pact. Negotiations between the two groups bogged down durlnj uia weekeud. "We are trying to find some com mon ground for getting the union back iuto the steam schooner peace picture." said MoGrady. J ne meet ing ended without definite results. Truce Tentative agreement hare been drawn between five other maritime unions and the steam schooner operators who were also near a peace pact with the Marine Engineers Ben eficial Association. The seven west coast maritime un ions walCed out at midnight October SB and served notice on shipowners that work would not be resumed un til arrangements had been signed with all of the striking unions. Laat tep Because of this solid front, an agreement is necessary between the steam schooner operators and the Masters, Mates and Pilots union before McGrady will have driven the opening wedge into locked Pacific ports. ' - - . - " (Continaed on Pae It) 1 ' I'-' .w ' Georgian Prince Slain by Spouse In Jealous Rage M.EXICO CITY, Nov. JO -Begging police to return her revolver and so hysterical ehe required treatment, beautiful Princess Cancetta Lrtone N'igerutse prepared today t-o plead emporary insanity provoked by pas-donate jealousy for shooting her es-ranged husband, the Georgian Prince Vladimir Nleetatse, In a fit of jealou rage, the princess, a native of Palermo. Italy, who lived in Brooklyn, N. T., for several years, pumped five bullets into the body of her husband, killing him instantly. The shooting cltmaaed days and nights In which She trailed her bus-band. Saturday night she met him as he left the housa of Leo Cran-roos. FiliniBh vice consul. Immediately she whipped out her revolvor and killed him. Princess .Concetta -told authorities she was jealous bectuse her husband bad. she suit. Showered attentions unon the rioe consul's wife. the former Zenia Prochrorova. a Russian pianist. The princess told police: 1 loved Vladimir deliriously. A strange impulse took possession of my mind and body. 1 wanted to kill for love. I was crasy. "Give ne hack my pistol so I cun join my Vladimir In death." that Henry Kohr. who was IS at he time, had disappeared one April morning and his body was not found until 10 months later In a cistern. That was where Charles, said "he had dumped It Afte knocking the boy over the 'haad with a stick of wood. Tbey had fought, he said, over Henry' working In a saloon and thus disgracing the family. A coroner's Jury decided that Henry had accidentally fallen in the cistern. There was no auspicion of murder und -Charles after a time came to Chicago. For the paat 18 years he has bean a file clerk in a downiown department store. But the memory of his erlme be- l - Coatanue an rafe If 'a small world. If you auk Uurto of Centenary. uhn Hsrto sailed for the l uit IkmI States 33 years ago his passage moi ey contained a lifl.v-cent pie di tinctly marked with an initial. B fore paying for his ticket, the imm -.unt hud deliberately cut the coil dlv wondering if he would ever see t again. Monday night at the Half Mooi Tavern, operated by Mr. and Mrs. Ce . t.t.iii Hartn received some chance containing the same ha dollar, easily reeoguiiable by t peculiar manner in which it murked. FRANCE PLANS THREE-COUNTRY WESTERN PACT Foreign Minister Will Pledgi Armed Support for Great Britain in Case of Attack A 1 1 IANCES AGAIN CHOKING EUROPE PARIS. Nov. 30 Immediate French military aid lor Britain if England is attacked will be pledged by Foreign Minister Yvon nemos, tliis week, probably Friday, before the chamber of deputies, International News service was informed today, Tantamount to declaration of a FViMn-fieleian-Brltish entente In answer to formation of the new Cer- man-Japanese-Italian bloc, Delbos in expected to make his pledge an .trnnr as British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden's recent promise that Britain would rush to the aid of Bel gium in an emergency. Old Htory The .western uacl that will thus be proclaimed is considered here a firm revival of the former BNtlsn- Frencb entente with Belgium in cluded as a result of Eden s statement and another striking proof that Europe's so-called "collective (Continued on 1'ao Radio Treatment Flashed to Boat With Insane Man CHELSEA. Mass.. Nov. 30 Chel- 1 1 i tnritiV sea Marine nominal " nreBcribed treatment by radio tor an Insane patient 20 miles away. The freighter Independence nan was steaming for New yoik. win. the maniac under a sedative, wrapped in sheets and in a 12-bour hot bath. Treatment was prescribed In re sponse to a "medico" flash from the radio operator of the Independence Hall. "Menrber of the crew. 27 years old, gone violently insane." read the dramatic radio message. "Has run amok, endangering self and others. Have him under restraint but can't quiet him." The freighter was then 100 miles southeast of Monomoy Point, Cape Cod. bound for New York from Europe. So the doctors flashed back the treatment by radio and preparations were made to take the man to a hospital when the freight er arrives in New fork. With Sea-Going 'No Hard Feelings' Crosby was declared to have reacted violently. ' "I don't want any trouble boys." he was said to have asserted, "but if you guys will eome at me one at a time I'll take on one, or all," At that point reports differ. One version has Crosby taking a big six footer, bending him into a bow knot and tossing his bulk into the gutter. Another group says Crosby himself comprised the bow knot and that he was trying to untangle hinv self when the cops arrived and shooshed the brethren upon their various ways. Crosby himself maintained a discreet silence He was reported in seclusion today. His brother. Larry (Continued om lne ) Seattle Paper 1$ I . On Presses Again After Big Strike SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 30 The Seattle Poat-lntelllgencer. Seattle's only morning newspaper, resumed publication today after being strikebound more than 16 weeks. The newspaper management ami American Newspaper guild reached a settlement of the strike last week. The Guild called the strike 15 weeks ago when two editorial employes were discharged. The guild charged the men were dismissed lie-cause of guild activity. The management of the newspaper said they were discharged because of Insubordination. The first edition of (lie paper since Its suspension carried the following statement toy William Tlandolph Hearst, ownor of the newspaper, on the front page: 'The Seattle Post-Intelligencer rammed publication -tills morning after Its first period of silence in B9 years. "The authority to guide the pa cer during the coming years huf been glvn by me into the hands of ihe new publisher, John Boettlger "Mr. BocUigsr will have absolute freedom in directing the editorial and business policies of the Post-ln-telligencer, his only direction being to make it the bet newspaper in Charles Kohr's Conscience Proves CVnchv in Seclusion After Short Too Heavy; Confessed Murder of Younger Brother After 35 Years M W W W J - " Bit of Fisticuffs Hecklers but HOLL.YWOD. Nov. 30 Should Biug Crosby, the famous crooner, be known henceforth as "Killer" Crosby or perhaps "One Punch" Crosby? All Hollwood was agog today for U, n.ta fnllni&'-i me answer w w ing reports of "battle of the century" in San Diego between the singer and a group of Jolly tars from Uncle Sam's navy. It seems the sailors observed Cros by in a San Diego cafe yesterday and. made certain disparaging re-j marks about crooner in general and a nearby one In particular. I Having finished his dinner. Crosby! retired gracefully, according to al-i a Akunan but before he! reached his automobile Ihe renewed tt ribsld )ts. ilors Then ! 1 CHICAGO. Nov. 30. While au-' thorities today pondered on how to handle the strange case, cnanes Kohr. 64 faced the world for the first time in 35 years with his head up. He had branded himself a murderer and shattered his place of respect In the community, but Kohr was satisfied. Me had regained 8 measure of self esteem and found peace that he had not know since he was a young man. The police thought he was crasy when this quiet, grey little man walked into the station and confessed killing his younger brother in their home town of Belleville. III., in 19M1. But a checkup yesterday proved

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