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Attend Clinton9 s Lighting Jubilee and Christmas Opening Friday Night Should Ia IU to Receive Tour DAILY CLINTONIAN h) 5:. 10 P. M. Phone 41 or 117 and a copy will be brought to you at once. r THE DAILY CLINTON! AI -,ATHER ht; Wednesday cloudy. .rrW? ..,iit snow, slowly rising temperature. Volume 25 Number 21 Clinton, Indiana, Tuesday, December 1, 1936 Price Three Centi In Siamese Twin Surgiail Case OUTLAW STRIKE GETS AID FROM 2 MORE UNIONS Rebel Drive Fails; Reds Launch Great Counter - Offensive Conference Opens Seeking to Assist Trade, Stop Wars Leaders Claim Walkout Ha 250 Ships Tied up; Manhattan Hat Little More Than Half Crew Signed Pick F. D. R.'s Kin Heart Attack Today Madrid Bombardment Is Most Concentrated Roosevelt Reception Still Vociferous as Peace Parley Starts Is Fatal to F.D.R.'s Personal Bodyguard THREE CONCERNS QUIT STRUGGLING in Intensive Attack HUKNOS A IRKS, Dec. 1 Sorrow hit suddenly at President Roosevelt CAPITAL HAS 3 NIGHT AIR RAIDS F. D. R. TO MAKE ADDRESS TODAY TT I I' X j i r -. r . y yLww ... ' . , . m hi i trnkftsuMmmmiKf.;; ... i in immnmt$H H) Pyy I I" ' i . - : -V 4 It j . , M 1 s:. , b NEW YORK, Dec. 1. Itanks of maritime strikers on the Atlantic and gulf coasts were strengthened today by the decision of two additional unions the marine firemen,' oilers and watertenders union, and and his Pan-American peace mission with the death early today of August "Gus" Gennerich, personal MADRID, Dec, Dec. 1. Sti-ikln BUKNOS AIRES, Dec. 1 To raise with devastating swiftness inimed bodyguard of Mr. Roosevelt for the last eight years. atcly upon termination of a night the American Radjo Telegraphists association to Join the walkout. The two unions have a total mem The president was not informed of long rebel assault, loyalist troops launched a terrific counter-offensive the tragedy until he arose at the embassy, ready for a tour of the bership of about fl.OOn, but the j strike of the radio operators will he a limited one as they will continue j to work on ships operated by com- I barriers against war and to lower barriers against trade, the tnter-Anterlcan conference for the- maintenance of peace was off to an auspicious star, today under the impetus of President Roosevelt's presence and a historic atmosphere of rood-will among nations of the western hemisphere. The acclamation heaped upon President Roosevelt when he arrived city, but Gennerich's death will cause important changes In the presidential plans, it was believed. Geiinerich, 55 years old, went at dawn today in the university city and western park sectors of northwestern Madrid. A night of horror In which sleep-lesB Madrid rocked to incessant artillery fire and thundered to three night air raids suddenly changed into cannon -bombardments from the Madrid side, smashing into rebel placements within the capital. J with other members of the American party to a Buenos Aires restaurant, panics with which their association j has contracts. Those include the I International Mercantile Marine company, the Grace line. Black Diamond line and Isthmian line. Strikers Claims and was dancing when stricken with a heart attack. He was dead beforr he could be removed from the dance mm floor, Heavy Knelling Buildings crumbled and fires Gennerich first joined Mr. Roose Strike leaders here, insurgent members of the International Seamen's union, estimated today that as a result of the new walkouts crackled in the most violent bom- velt when the former was a member bardment yet heard in the more of the New York state police. Sincf then he has been one of Mr. Roose John Boetliger Settlement of the strike which forced suspension of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Aug. 13 was coincident with an announcement by Owner William Randolph Hearst that John Boettiger, son-in-law of the president, would become editor. they now had i25,00O strikers at than three weeks fight for Madrid 50 silencing rebel guns and preparing their command and that nearly 25 ships were lied up. velt's rlosest companions, becoming the way for the infantry waves. member of the United States se Dr. H. M. Wertheim (top) waves as he leaves York Hospital where he performed the history making operation that separated the dead SiameBo twin, Lucio Godino, from his brother, Simplicio. At bottom Mrs. Lucio Godino, the widow, and Mrs. Simplicio Godino, sisters, are shown after a visit to Simplicio who is rapidly recovering from the severance operation. As the strike spread, it was ex Led by ,the famous "International cret service when bis chief was elect pected that there would be further brigade," the foot soldiers then at ed president. negotiations between strike leaders was undiminished today as he made his first smiling: appearance on the streets. The earliest hours of the morning found a cheering throng utside the United States embassy 'n the Avenlda Alvear, and his car, iccompanied by only one other carrying secret service men, was be-ieged when he emerged for a tour of the city. Lunch at Embassy Having put the finishing touches last night on the Important ikey-note ipeech he will deliver at the conference, Mr. Roosevelt arranged today o return to the embassy for luncheon after driving through the city. Then he will receive the children it the American colony fn the era- bassy garden, but will take a rest until President AflSBBtln P. Justo of ' "rgetlna arrives to accompany him :. 'o the great doomed capital. There in the chamber of deputies. tacked, line after line of the assault guards and militiamen rushing into and Individual steamship lines, look ing to new working agreements. the battered insurgent strongholds. SPANISH CHARGE WILL 00 BEFORE SETTLEMENT OF California Resorts Are Threatened by Three Firms Give in Three lines have accepted the Vital Battle Wildly desperate fighting Timber Fire Today strikers' demands, and it was stated FRENCH DEBT IN LOCAL WOMAN DIES TODAY AT .JDVANCEDJGE that officials of the American Ex which the immediate fate of Madrid -may be locked is now under way the -whole city shaking in the blasts LEAGUE COUNCIL SONOMA, Cal.. Dec. 1. Whipped port line were willing to negotiate, 'GENERAL' STAGE but were , uncertain of the legal by a strong north wind, a brush and timber fire roared along a two-mile front on the fringe of the late Jack -it.aus,Jlfvtoir..i)rpKntewejitoi President 'Decide on" Meeting with the International Seamen'! union, which Is opposing the strike. of an engagement that must be Wg-S)rB -of Urea.' ' ' . The rebel night offensive, described by some Insurgent leaders as the long-awaited "concerted, de-(Continued on Page G) No Formal Proposal Made Yet Mrs. Clara Swinehart Morey Is December 10; Power Hope to Limit Group' , Activities The International Mercantile Ma London's famous Valley of the Moon today, threatening the resort towns of Glen Ellen and Boyes for Negotiations to Help Bad rine was making strenuous efforts Fatally Stricken After Long Illness; Two Children Here Factor in Relations of 2 Nations Springs. today to recruit an emergency crew he representatives of 21 Dew world nations, with many racial, economic. GENEVA, Dec. 1 Efforts of for the liner Manhattan, due to sail Five ranch homes were destroyed western powers to keep Spanish (Continued oa Page 6) tomorrow. The line has booked 350 PARIS, Dec. 1 Long discussions Mrs. Clara Swinehart Morey, 76, as fire lighters from every town and village in this sector mobilized to save the Sonoma state home at passengers for the Manhattan, but a 453 South Fifth street, one of Clin lie before any settlement of the French debt to the United States crew of 400 is required, and only charges against Germany and Italy out of the League of Nations collapsed today when the council president, Augustin Edwards of Chile. Man Arrested on ton's most prominent and well known citizens, died this morning at 250 men had been signed on today. officials said today, and while both Glen Ellen and the Christian Brothers Novitate at ML St. LaSaile. sides have shown a mutual disposi her home following a protracted summoned a meeting for December tion to arrive at an agreement, not Meeting Planned 10. She was born in Terre Haute on even a formal proposal far negotiations yet exists. Two Are Injured In Nearby Mine Accidents Today Herbert Sampson of 1328 North Eighth street was severely injured at the Universal mine this morning. His right leg was crushed in a fall or slate and it was to be amputated just above the knee this afternoon. He was rushed to the hoB-pitalln a Frist ambulance. With Germany a non-member of September 8, I860, the daughter of The conversations between Amer Tonight to Form Clinton "C" Club Keason H. and Ann Palmer Swinehart. At the age of yix years, she tile league and Italy again boycotting tiie session, foreign minister Alvarez Del Vayo of loyalist Spain is expected to indict the two fascist and her family moved to Clinton to Poultry Show to Open Next Week At State Capital The fourth annual show of the Indianapolis national poultry and pet stork exposition will be held. In the manufacturers building at the ican Ambassador William C. Bullitt and Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos the United States embassy stated officially today "have been general in nature." make their home, where she has Football, basketball and track ince resided. Four 'Iiillren On (Vlolier 25. 1SS2. she was men who have won the coveted var- ty letter awarded for athletic Jutf Conversation Neither side," the kid bass j merit at Clinton high school will as semble at the Clinton hotel tonight spokesman said, "has advanced an at 7:80 to organize the widely-dis cussed "iC" club. united in marriage fu William Lee Morey, who passed awity about Htdit years ago. To this union were born fou r child ren . Fra n k 1 i n M (trey an d Mrs. Lee Haiti, both of Clinton, l,ee Mozart Morey of New York City and Mrs. Fred Suthplen of .Middlelown, Former stars dating from the Oulilio Ferrari of Route t sus-Isined a bady crushed leH hand this morning at the Crown Hill (i mine, where he Ts employed. lie was taken to the Vermillion County hospital where the second and third fingers were amputated Ho is expected to be taken home 1910 clasB to the current year will countries for recognizing the rebel regime and providing "dangerous intervention." liAtest Plan Britain and France now hope 1o limit the council's activities to endorsement of tiie efforts of the London non-intervention eomjiiissinn, which is due tomorrow to consider setting up a system of KpaniKh imports supervisors.! Making the most of the situation. Hritsfn in Instructing her delegation to the league council to discuss other international problems with foreign representatives. The Kusso-flcrnutll question and the German-Japanese pact especially will receive the attention of the British. His Wife's Story Of Brutal Killing JESUP, Ga., Deo. 1 A middle-iged itinerant repairman charged -ith stamping his 14-year-old step-laughter to death was held in an jnrevealed jail today while authorises investigated the story of his wife hat her husband had chained her to i truck while he punished the girl. The man, L. R. Ward, heatedly lenied his wife's story and declared he had told him the child had been lit by an automobile, according to Sheriff R. E. Warren, Who is Investigating the case. The girl. Maude Salter, died last Thursday night in a hospital here, md Ward was arrested soon afterwards on a warrant sworn out by ap uncle of the child. ' Sheriff Warren said he found the family living In a tent on the outskirts of the town. He quoted Mrs. Ward as saying her husband had accused her and the daughter of "going out with other mon." t When they denied the charges, she said, her husband tied her to a truck and then threw the child nn the ground ind stumped on her. The Bherlff quoted the mother as saying she pleaded with her husband all night before he would lake the child to a hospital, 0. Prior to her illness she was at ac tive, energetic and beloved member of the Methodist church. She bad a very happy, jovial disposition and slate lairKiounds. Indianapolis, on Dec. fl to 1.1, inclusive, according; to Kdnion C. Fount. Indiana Farm Bureau publicity director. W. H Stall I. editor of the Inland Poultry Journal. Is president of the aasoci-al ion. Last year more than 4.000 birds from 38 states were on exhibition at the show. One of the InterestlnR exhibits this year will bo a display of pulioiuui free chicks, us produced by the Indiana Farm Bureau hatcheries. "WorkiiiK with the state livestock sanitary board, Purdue university and other sources, the farm bureau 1ms made greater strides to clean up farm flocks than any other aency tofiay." stilted Mr. Fnust. "This display should attract more than casual Interest." LODGE MEETING AT MONTEZUMA be there to help organize a group for the purpose of boosting Clinton athletics. Tentative plans will he discussed tonight for the inauguration of the new gymnasium Dec. 8. School officials, or their representatives, will attend the session, having already assured the club of their cooperation. People of this city have long felt the need for such an organization, and persons active in the movement are confident of success for the proposed "C" club. definite suggestion for a settlement and no conclusions have beer reached." Denying a foreign report thai Premier Leon Blum might go to th' United States as a special ambassador to negotiate a debt deal, a higl government official scoffingly said "That's a good joke." Trip Cancelled Recently Blum asked Senator AI bert Sarraut to make the washing ton trip, hut Sarraut refused on th grounds that debt talks would tak more than the ten months that parliament allows members to be ub sent on such missions. Paris. In broadly discussing a pos slble end to the four billion dollai (Continued on I'mie ) (CoiiliniHfl on I'fUM ft) AXTELL SELLS OUT INTEREST The Axtt'U-Welker. Hrak Service ADDITIONAL DONATIONS Two more donations were made to Hie Jie-j Cross: Ell Delicti and Taylor's Itadio Shop each gave $!. Gurugc, Imattsd In South Main Hlrcfl, will now be known an tin Welkrr THB TKMPKIIATI RK By The Cllntonian thermometer, a. m.. 23; noon. 32. Auto Service Canine. lomer Welker has ho unlit Wrn A district meeting of the Odd Fellows lodge was held last evening at Montezuma, which was attended by members from Vermillion, Parke and Vigo counties. Speakers of the evening were Elmer A. Wheat of Columbia City, a grand master, and Pearl Mater of Hockvillc, who Is deputy grand master of the lodge. The next district meeting will be held at Iinckvllle during the nionlh of January. Tomorrow evoning the members are to hold a meeting at Newport, according to .Information obtained today. Axlell's share in the Imsi iwkh. They Many Foreigners Are Enlisting in Franco's Fascist Forces; Body of 5,000 Germans in Spanish Ports had been in business toRether since June lfCll. Mr. Axfell will now be employed at the Dodge Karate, Axtell that be wjll conduct business in the same manner as formerly. , rf British Government Considers Bill That Would Prevent Marriage of King Without Consent of Council LONDON, Dec. 1 The romance to abide by decisions of the privy of King Edward VIII. and Mrs. Wal-, council. LECTURE GIVEN BY MISSIONARY MRS. JONES IS BURIED MONDAY GEORGE VISO IS INJURED MONDAY Rev. K. P. McDonald. missionary of the Philippine Islands, gave an interesting lecture last evening at the Presbyterian church before) a large crowd. This lecture was given under the auspices of the women of the church and Hill Crest Community Center. George Viso of Miller street sustained a badly mashed left hand yesterday in a fall of coal at Crown Hill 5 mine where he is employed. Hhe was taken to the Vermillion county hospital where he was treated and then removed to his home. has no evidence that the Germans were armed or that they constituted a military body of any sort. Should this be ascertained later, however, Britain . would "very strongly deplore" such action, a spokesman declared. ROME, Dec. 1. Scores of Italian fascists are volunteering for service iti Gen. Francisco Franco's Insurgent army in Spain. International News Service established authoritatively today. The Spanish embassy here itself admitted Italians "as well as others" are offering their services in large numbers. A spokesman, however, insisted (Continued on Tsge fi) Editor's note: Scores of Italians are volunteering for service in Spain's insurgent army and 5,000 Germans have recently been landed at Spanish ports, it was disclosed to inVernational News Service today. Details of this latest international angle of the Spanish conflist are revealed in the following dispatches from Rome and London. LONDON. Dec. 1. The British government has received information within the past 24 hours indicating approximately 5.000 German nationals have been landed recently in Cadiz and Seville. Spain, International News Service was informed on high authority today. Great Britain, it was learned, lis Wartield Simpson ueared the stage of parliament debate today as the government considered passage of a bill preventing his marriage to anyone without specific consent of the privy council. The king, it was learned In well-informed parliamentary circles has been asked to reconsider his decision to marry the American mjatron. and was informed of cabinet and parlia-mpntary opposition to his plans in this regard. Unless King Edward give assurance he will forego the contemplated marriage, it was learned, the government may endeavor to rush a bill through parliament compelling him MRS. H. GILFOY TO INDIANAPOLIS If passed, such a bill would naturally come up for the royal assent, which King Edward might refuse. In such an event, the Baldwin government would be compelled to resign. Clement Atlee. labor leader, has agreed to the bill, but might decline to form a new government. The government of Premier Stanley Baldwin has felt itself compelled to take a stand in the matter by reason of the threatened refusal of the archbishop of Canterbury to administer the consecration ritual at King Edward's coronation. The Government's legal advisers are still uncertain as to whether the Continued on Page 6 Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at Brockton, 111., for Mrs. Emma Jones, who died at the home of a dauehter. Mrs. Dora Carrell. Saturday. Nov. 28. The cause of her death was not stated. Mrs. Jones, who was 82 years old, was a former resident of Clinton. Othpr survivors are a son, Wilson Wells of Centenary; three nieces, Mrs. Clyde Stutler.' Mrs. Homer Hollingsworth and Mrs. Jay Thomas, and two nephews. Ray and Ralph Carrell. Burial was at Brockton. LEGION MEETS THURSDAY Mrs. Henry Gil toy of South Eighth! street has gone to Indianapolis to attend the funeral of her aunt, Mrs. Elmer Boker. Mrs. Boker died Saturday after an Illness of about a week. Funer al services were held this afternoon. A meeting of the American Legion will be held Thursday at S p. m. at the home in South Third street. All members are urged to a Head.

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