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Should Tea FfcB to Receive Tour DAILY CLINTONIAN by 5: SO P. M. I'tmne -II or 117 and a ropy will lx brought to you nt owe. THE DAILY CLINTONIAN WEATHER Fair tonight; Thursday Increasing cloudiness, somewhat warmer. Volume 25 Number 22 Clinton, Indiana, Wednesday, December 2, 1936 Price Three Cents Sf L an EH3 17 rn fin II 3 lain i 1 1 Roosevelt Receives Compliment on Talk Opening Conference STATE AFFAIRS WAIT ASF. D. R. Thousands Awaited For Celebration in City Friday Night Entertainment, Formal Ceremonies to Mark Evening; Band Concert Seesaw Yl if 114. fcng rWo tWan. be . WoHd mvf ' ' f ' fe - , , 1 Today's Statement Again Shows Japan As Ally of II Dace PRIME MINISTER DOES NOT FAVOR KING'S ROMANCE MOURNS FRIEND American President Pauses To day in Peace Mission to Pay Last Respects to Bodyguard GENNERICH GIVEN ARGENTINE HONOR Ut'KXOS AIRES, Dec. 2 ( losint his ears to the tumult of world a-claim that followed his historic ad drens inaugurating the fnter-Ameri ran conference for the maintenance of peace. President Roosevelt bowei his head in tribute to a good and faithful servant today. All other considerat ions wen thrust aside as the American chie executive led the mourners at funer al services for Augustus Adolp1 (;us) ;ennercih, his bodyguard foi eight years who died of a heart attack soon after his arrival with tin president in Buenos Aires. Koosrvelt Movd V With l iehtly-eom pressed lips an misty eyes, the president cave visibh evidence of his sorrow over dene rich's sudden death. Probably no man had renllv be closer to him. during the past eight years than Our Gennerich. for al most every public appearance fount1 the chief executive on his body-guard's arm. v Kites At Embassy , Services for "Faithful Otis" werr beid in a large room of the American embassy. His coffin was draped in on American flap and on its top were heaped banks of flowers. American marines and Argentim police In smart blue uniforms alternated in standing honor guard over the casket before and after the services. Charles V. Ellis, chaplain of the cruiser Indianapolis, read the Episcopal services while the president Bat at the foot of the coffin. Secretary of State Cordell Hull and other members of the American delegation to the pan-American conference attended,, as well as the American ambassador and his staff. When the services were over, four American secret service men and four Argentine detectives acting as pallbearers, carried the coffin silently from .the room and placed it on a fire truck, the Argentine mark of distinction for one who died in line of duty. It was convoyed through silent streets to the Indianapolis. Funeral Services 3 P.M. Thursday. For Mrs. Morey Funeral nervines will be held Thursday at .3 p. m. for Mrs. Clara Hwineliurt Morey. 453 South Fifth street, at the residence with Hev. ('. C. Pearce, minister of the 'Methodist Church, officiating. Mrs. .Morey died Tuesday morning following: a protracted illness. Death was attributed to a complication of diseases. The body will lie In state at t'e Frist Funeral Home on Illackman street until tomorrow morning at which time It will be taken to the home. Friends wishing to view the body today are asked to call at the funeral establishment after 4 p. m. Burial will be In ttiverside cemetery, Lee nor art Morey, a son who resides at New York City, is expected to arrive here today at 1:30 p. m. to attend the services. INSPECTION AT TEMPLAR HALL Annual Inspection of the Knights Templar of Clinton Commandery was held at the hall in South Main street last night. Harvey Wambaugh of Elkhart, grand commander of Knights Templar of Indiana; Elwood Barnard of Greenfield, inspector general; Walter Rice of Terre Haute, an officer of the grand commandery, and five members of the eomntandery of Terre Haute were among those prebent. A paean of praise was sung throughout the world today for the speech of President Roosevelt fn-autuuiiing the inter-American con? ference for the maintenance of peace in Buenos Aires. Statesmen of the Latin American nations reacted enthusiastically to Mr. Roosevelt's plea that the republics of the new world stand "shoulthr to shoulder" against aggression and set a model and stan-Ip.rd of peace and amity for old world governments to follow. Here are two typical comments by national leaders on the historic address: Foreign Minister Saavedra Lamas tf Argentina: "It was one of the most inspired ipeee hes I ever heard." Dr. Carlos Concha, president of the Brazilian delegation: "It was a magnificent speech and one which I think interpreted the majority opinion of American na- ions." NSURGENTS USE POISON GAS. RED CLAIMASSERTS Loyalists Announce Successes on Several Fronts; Rebels Are Driven Out of Pozuelo by Heavy Shelling PLANES PREVENT MORE AIR RAIDS MADRID, Dec. 2 Recovering from an alleged Insurgent poison gas attack, Joyalist defenders of Madrid, pushed their new offensive on all fronts today, claiming advances in various sectors. Government troops operating in the Casquemada-Garabitas-Pozuelo see'tor were forced back temporarily by a cloud of poison gas, a loyalist communieiue asserted, but regained their former positions whn the noxious fumes had cleared away, (ins .rnidciitilitMl The statement declared it was impossible to determine the nature of the gas used by the rebels. The hospital clinico in University City, one of the first strategic buildings occupied by the insurgents when the tide of wur ran in their favor a foruiight ago, was destroyed by government shells and the insurgents compelled to evacuate. Rebels Los I'o.nelo Insurgents also were driven out f the village of Po.iielo on Die nort h western outskirts as loyal istf "enl a rntu of heavy shells in thif direct ion. Many were report ei' killed. Throughout the night, a "police touadron" of fifty government planes circled ceaselessly over the city to ward off any rebel aerial at-rontimicel on Page 4 Honor Roll Names For Sacred Heart School Announced Students on the honor roll at Sacred Heart school have been announced as follows: (rade 1 Jack Elder. tirade 2 Julia Ann Olovaninl and Dolores Vescove. Grade 3 Joseph Peperak, Mary-Ann Hallock and Mildred ;Duber-neck. (trade 4 Anthony Gene Enriet-ta. Elolse McFann. Lucille Musial and MHrtha Grace Pesavento. Grade S Joan Murdock. Mary Margaret Nagy, Anna Pagllero and Mary Catherine Porter. Grade 6 Paul Joseph Bettasso. Robert Porter, Gloria Macari and Patty Lou McConnell. Grade 7 John Robert Pesavento, Betty Dirker, Alverna Graham, Mary Ann Kacir, Gelsomine Miche-llne and Louise Vocatore. Grade 8 Marie Marietta, Anna Kasuhjuk, Gloria Perero. Dorothy Roskovensky, Francis Walczak. Rose Data. Dorothy Touhey and Helen Vruulch. J Two Men Seriously Injured as Seamen Overturn Two Cars NEW YORK, Dec. 2 Violence broke out along New York's embattled waterfront today as union longshoremen refused to unload the French liner Champlaln and striking seamen tried to tie up the United States liner Manhattan at her North River pier. The striking seamen overturned and smashed a taxieab and an automobile full of private detectives Two men were hurt seriously. Six seamen were arrested. RITES PLANNED THURSDAY FOR JAMESC. GILLIS Drwr Merchant Dies Tuesday in Terre Haute Following Two Operations; Burial at Highland Lawn LOCAL RESIDENT FIFTEEN YEARS Funeral services for James C. Gilds of Terra Haute, who died yesterday afternoon, will be held at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow from the Centenary Methodist church. The body will be taken from the residence at 1 p. m. tomorrow to the church and will He In state until 2 p. m. Burial will be in Highland Lawn cemetery. Mr. Gillis underwent a major operation Wednesday and an emergencJ' operation Sunday at the Union hospital In Terre Haute. His condition had become critical Saturday. Former Resident He was well known in Clinton, having lived here for about 15 years until 1S17 when he moved to Terre Haute. He bought the local Cillls pharmacy In 1913 when it was In bankruptcy. At the time of his death he had a part interest in it with George Walthall. He was a member of the local Masonic lodge, the Odd Fellows lodge, and the Half Century club. He opened his first drug store in Tetre Haute in 1914, and this be-enme one of a chain of drug-stores there. He was president of the Gillis Drug company. Hurvlvors He Is survived by the widow, Amy K. Gillls; two daughters, Mrs. Jack Joslln of Indianapolis and Mary Jane Gillis. Terre Haute; one brother, A. O. Gillis: a stepmother, Mrs. Pearl Gillis. and a sister, Mrs. Agnes McCormack. both of whom live in Pampas, Tex., and several nieces and nephews. James C. Taber of Sixth and Black Continued on Page 4 Funeral Services Held on Tuesday For Silas N. Hall Funeral services for Silas N. Hall, a native of Rockville, were held In New York City yesterday. He died early Saturday morning of a heart attack. Mr. Hall was born in Clinton, although he spent his earlier life in Rockville. At the time of his death he was a member of the composing room staff of the New York Herald-Tribune, where he had worked since May 2 ,1927. He had worked on newspapers in all 48 states and in Mexico. He was the last of the "box-car printers." He worked as editor, make-up man, copy reader, reporter, typesetter and foreman in San Francisco, Salt Lake City, St. Louis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis. Seattle, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Phoenix and other cities. He had worked on every New York newspaper and in several New York job printing shops, BUSINESS FIRMS TO REMAIN OPEN lUUJCTTV Work was rapidly nearlng com pletion early tills afternoon on both the new boaleranl lighting system and the installation of Christmas lights on Main street. Jt warn considered possible tiiat both project would be finished before nightfall. The power company hopes to be able to test the street lights some time this evening. Friday night, marked by apropri-tte ceremonies, Clinton will emerge from the gloom that has always marked it after dark and celebrate the completion of the new boulevard lighting Bystem on Main street, as well as the opening of the Christmas seaBon, Thousands of visitors from all parts of the trading area are eKpect-?d to be present to see Mayor C. M. ?lnk throw the switch that will turn in the street lights and the beaut!-'ul new Christmas lighting system. There will be something doing all venlng, according to members Of the Clinton Commercial club committee In charge of arrangements. First Chance Nearly all business bouses in the -Ity will remain open for the evening, which will also mark the formal opening of the Christmas shop-Ding season here. All of the new holiday merchandise will be on display and many shoppers are expected to take advantage of the opportunity of making their purchases while stocks are fresh and complete. A concert by the W. P. A. band in a special platform to be erected it the corner of Main and Blackman streets, -will start off the evening at (Continued on Page 2) Junior Class Play Will Begin School Dramatic Season "Digging Up the Dirt" will be presented by the Junior class of the local high school at the new gymnasium on Monday, Dec. 14, as the first dramatic performance of the year. Tickets go on sale todar and mar be obtained from members of the Junior class. There will be a matinee and evening performance. Student tickets may e msed tor matinee only, general admission tickets for matinee or evening, and reserved tickets for evening only. Reservations may be - bade br mailing reservation and a eelf-art-dressed, stamped! envelop to the Clinton high school offloe on or be fore Dec. 9, or by calling at the senior high school office on Saturday, Dec. 12, between 10 a. m. and 12 a. m. ' " In a short business meeting Tues day the class was divided into two groups, the Jeeps and the Toare. Rita Ricauda was chosen leader of the Jeeps and Mary Frigo of the Toars. At the close of the ticket campaign the winner are to be en tertained by the losers. JOE VOCATORE " IN AUTO WRECK Joe Vocatore of Pike street reported to police that he collided with, a truck driven br A. R. Machon of Montezuma this morning. The accident occurred as Vocatore was driving north on the Ninth street road at the top of the bill near Overpeck's grove and Machom was driving west. Vocatore's car was badly damaged, but no one was injured. VITAL QUESTION IS PUT OFF AT LONDON PARLEY Non-Intervention Committee Is Postponing Most Important Subject on Docket at Conference LONDON. Dec. 2. The menacing subject of participation of foreign volunteers in Spain's civil war was unexpectedly tallied at a meeting of the international committee for non-intervention in Spain today. Although Anthony Eden, rfritish foreign secretary, has solemnly warned that the situation now contains ull' the ingredients to ignite 'he flames of a new European war, he committee postponed the question of volunteers until Friday, and decided merely to urge both sides In Spain to approve Immediate establishment of International land and sea control. ReMis liaise Fears Government officials feared ft new, grave crisis may be imminent following reports here that from 12,000 to 5,000 Germans, Frenchmen. Russians and Italians, many of whom are said to be trained artillerymen and aviators, are either fighting pn both sides In Spain or en route to Join the rebel or loyalist armies. According to Whitehall's Information, 6.000 or 6,000 Germans have arrived at Cadis or Seville. Other advices said 4.000 Frenchmen are fighting on the side of the (Continued on I'uge 2) WORD OF DEATH RECEIVED HERE Mrs. Jennie Taylor of South Fifth street has received word of the death of her sister. . Mrs. Rebecca Hopkins of western Kansas. Other information concerning her death and funeral services were not obtained. Mrs. Hopkins is survived by several relatives and friends in Clinton and Vermillion county THK TKMPKItATl'HK By The Olintoniun thermometer: a. ni., 3(1; iiooii, 40, ROME, Dec. 2 Japanese recognition of Italy's Ethiopian empire was officially announced here today. Italian recognition of Manchukuo was not mentioned. ' Grunting most-favored nation treatment to Japan in Ethiopian trade, the government slates "the interests of Japan will he the oh-ject of particular attention on the part of Italy." Mrs. Naselroad, 63, Dies Today In Terre Haute Mrs. Viola Naselroad. (13. of Lib-ertyvllle died at the I'nlon hospital In Terre Haute at 6:30 a. m. today. Mrs. Naselroad lived In Libertyvll!1 all her life. She is survived by her husband. William: seven sons, Clayton of Indianapolis. Emmett and Muriel of Clinton. Floyd and Thomas of route 2. Clinton. Paul and Clark of Bhlr-kieville; five daughters, Mrs. Ho mer Hush of Liberty vllle. Mrs. Mike Huff of Bedford. Mrs. Drexa Price of rural route, Paris. Mrs. Clayton Evlnger of Sandford. III., and Mrs. Everett Stevens of Chicago; six brothers. Richard Runyan of Centenary. Charles, Elmer and Harry Runyan of Blanford. Ray Runyan of Rockville and Orville Runyan of White Cloud, Mich.; four sisters. Mrs. Ben Pnvey of Clinton, Mrs. Everett Wallace of Fairview, and Airs. Ella Givens and Mrs. Pearl Wagner of Paris, and 19 grandchildren. 1 The body will be taken from the Frist funeral home to the residence tomorrow morning. Funeral serv ices will be held at the Llbertyville church at 2 p. m. Friday. Burial will be at the Shirley cemetery. BIBLE CLASS TO MEET TONIGHT The Men's Bible class of the Christian church will hold its regular monthly meeting at the church this evening at 7 o'clock, according to an announcement made today. All members are asked to be Baldwin Threatens to Resign Edward Carries Out Plan to Marry Wally, Report LONDON. Dec. 2 The gravest constitutional crisis England has faced in a century threatened today as the British public for the first time became aware of Hie turmoil caused by King Edward's intention to iftirry Mrs. Wallis Warlield Simpson. Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, it was stated on highest authority. has acdiiainted the king with his Intention to resign unless the kinc abandons his projected marriage. Answer Asked An answer from the monarch has been requested for today. On all sides, opinion was depressed that King Edward, faced with formidable and mounting opposition to his pluns. will not choose to plunge the nation Into a serious political and constitutional crisis. Coronation preparations went ahead with the usual crop of new British dominion announcements, but beneath the outwardly unruffled waters of state there was severe tension. Public Opinion The bishop of Bradford's pointed reminder to the king of his 'duties" and "need of God's Orace." coupled with immediate reaction in the provincial press by means of ed-(Clontlnued on Page 2) EAGLES TO HAVE SOCIAL MEETING J. C. Hayslett, secretary of the Eagle lodge, announced today that members and their families are invited to attend a social meeting of the lodge tomorrow evening. This meeting will be held at 7 p. m. at the hall on South Main street. AH 'ladies attending are asked to bring either pie or cake for refresh ments. Bingo and other games will be enjoyed t hroughout the entire eve ning.

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