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rNTT ... St Tr.'"- Should Yea Fell to Koceive Vour DAILY CLINTONIAN ly 5: BO I. M. Phmie 41 or 117 anil a I'opy he liiouulil In till al diii. THE DAILY CLINTONiAN WEATHER Snow tonight; Sunday rain, some what warmer. Price Three Cents Clinton, Indiana, Monday, December 7, 1936 Volume 25 Number 26 Murdered Her Mate' New Gymnasium Is Not Opened Today For Cage Practice A j Kt V . ;; : y- r If,' .7 .. V Jf VA -f' :.,-J TORNADO HITS 4 STATES IN DIXIE, SCORES INJURED Storm Again Strikes in Clanton; Manlcsville Home Lifted From Foundations, Tossed About ALABAMA GETS HARDEST BLOW 1)1 RM INC I! AM, Ola., Dec. 7 tvrv pinj through sections of four ion I hern states, out-of-season tor-iad;e w'nds today Wt several score in'.iiR Injured, Home of them serl-urIv. and property damage that will Tgfh several thousand dollars. Tnx;ts. Arkansas. Louisiana and 'strima 'eit the force of the early tcr tornadoes, with the greatest 'iiniaqe resulting in the latter state. Ml. Oliver Hit Striking at Mt. Oliver, Ala., a small community 20 miles from Tus-ilno'.a. tlie storm left five persons injured and; cons'derahle property 'liimave. The five victims were -uRhed to. a Tuscaloosa hospital, Four of the vict'ms were released 'iftfr receiving treatment. The storm then swept through Al'ceviMe, snd approached Birmfng-l'j'rn. striking in the vicinity of Mul-"i and Iffai'town, near here. Five Terpen were reported injured In hat vicinity and numerous houses were unroofed. Clanton Ntrm-k Arahi Six persona were injured near "lantnn. Ala., scene of this state's trmt previous major tornado. High 'vinds also swept the vicinity of Kel-in:. hut no damage resulted there, according to reports early today. Ortcar Sewell of Mapleaville. neat f'lnnton, was at hiai home with hiK family when the storm struck fn that vicinity. Their home waa lifted from the foundations and spun around Itv the wind, throwing members of the family to the floor. Mr ind Mrs. Rewell, - their 4-year-old mn. J. end Rewell's mother, Mrs. Dannie Rewell. Rf. were iniured. Others in Alabama injured In-, eluded: Mrs. J. C. Jones of Newala: i Mrs. Olive Em finger of Billingsley; Mrs., H. J. Dohbs of Clanton; Lu-( Continued on Page ) i Lyford Resident Dies at Home of Daughter Sunday Mi-B. Emma Nevins Stone, till, of LyToid. died at Ihe home of her daughter, Mrs. Aliee Tirey. at C p. m. Sunday. The cause of her death was not stated. Mrs. Stone is well known In that vicinity having lived there for several years. Survivors are- the luiHhand, Clur-ene.e C; two other daughters, Mrs. E. O. Reid. of Nutria and Mrs. Fred Ingle of Rosedale. three brothers. James. Allen and Frank Ross, a sister, Malinda Berry, of Terre Haute; a stepson, Charles Stone of Rose-dale: three step daughters. Mrs. Clarence Huxford, Mrs. Grace Kels-heimer and Mrs. Robert Luce, seven grandchildren and nine great-grand children. The body was taken to the Thomas funeral home at Terre Haute, later being taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Reid of Numa. Funeral services will be held there Tuesday at 1 p. m. with burial In the Mount Olivet Cemetery. New Operations Chief Admiral William D. Leahy (above). Commander in Chief of the Navy'a :a t tie fleet, has been named Chief if Naval Operations to succeed Ad miral William U. Stand ley. DISTRICT ELEVEN MEMBERS GO TO POLLS TUESDAY Union Miners to Choose Officers in Biennial Election; No Change in Personnel Is Expected Hienniul election of district officials and international board members will lie held by the union miners of District No. 11 oil Tuesday, December S. A second election is usually necessary for a n u miher .,!' offices, because lo become a candidate Tor office, with the exceitHrin of hoard niomliers, a majority vote is necessary. ' The second election will be January 12. Any person who fails to vole will be lined $2 unless he lives over two miles from a voting place or is prevented by illness or some unavoidable cireumstarice. Predictions are made that the present officials would be re-elected. Following is a list of the candidates in the order in which they will appear on the ballot: Internal tonal Hoard Member (Continued on l'ner II) Roosevelt Finds Time on Ship to Work Out Plans ABOARD V. S. S. CHESTER, at Sea, Dec. 7. The twentieth day since his departure from Washington found President Roosevelt still 2,000 miles Bouth of Trinidad today on his homeward run from Buenos Aires, but Members of his party said the period of isolation aboard the cruiser Indianapolis was giving the president an opportunity to formulate his thoughts agaiimt the forth coming opening of congress. The president, it was indicated. is taking advantage of the voyage to map the general outlines of hU legislative program. So fur on the cruise, his luck has been exceptional. With the excep tion of the first day out of Rio de Janeiro on the southward trip, the setts have been extraordinarily calm. In the absence of official mail pouches, the next of which he will receive at Trinidad, the president has been studying accumulated of ficial reports and familiurlzing himself with multitudinous govern mental details. ANOTHER CONTRIBUTION An additipnal contributor to the Red Cross relief fund is Max Rosen biutt. who donated (5. THK TKMI'KKATl'KE By The Clintonian thermometer: a. ni.. 12; noon, 22. 16 05s 'till h( Cfrrohrrctf fsy. . tft . .1 I ? ; THREE THOUSAND GERMANS AID IN MADRID ATTACK Government Announces Newly-Arrived Fascists Have Joined I Forces With Rebels; Extensive Attack Expected LEAGUE MEETING OPENS THURSDAY MADRID, Dee. 7 Three thousand or more (ii'intiins who recently landed at Talis have joined the SponiPh insurgent forces besieging Mad-id . government officials c'Hr':rd today hm preparations were r.tghed to stem a renewed rehe ;is-iault on tlio capital exp" ted tomorrow. The government filing out its charge regarding the Cermans while the cupital hummed with reports that Rebel Generalissimo Frnn-iso Franco has decided to "celebrate" the feast of th" f inmiir-'i'at' cincin t 'on tomorrow with ;i violent nlTen-sivp. Kltell- TaUt) Toll Meanwhile, f urt her feet 'one of Madrid were smoking ruins today after a 4K-hoiir shelling and aerial hrmi'Ung that cost an nndeierniJm d number of lives. While newspapers and official loy alist statements warned the city's defenders to prepare for even more vigorous insurgent attacks and to gird Iheinr-lvw for "grave limes." aul horit ien predicted I be expected attack would probably be launched tomorrow In view of the League of Nations council meeting scheduled two days later. lAinfe Is Kcornc These predictions were based on the presumption Rebel Generalissimo Francisco Franco might take a leaf from Premier Mussolini's hook in the Ethiopian campaign, and stage his next assault on Madrid shortly before, a nd in defiance of. Hie forthcoming league sression, . Th e ia t est bombard men t sa w shells and Bhrapnel burst on streets ((mtliiuWI on latre tt) Clair Foltz Dies Early Today at County Hospital Clair FolU. 24, of R. R. 3, died at the Vermillion County hospital at i. m. today. He had been a -pa tient at the hospital since Friday, November 27, when he underwent an emergency apendectomy, Mr. Foltt graduuted with the class of tl from Clinton high school. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Addison Follz; one sister. Me da, at home, and several uncles and aunts, His father is confined I to the hospital with pneumonia. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. CRASH VICTIM BADLY INJURED Leicester (Cess) Howard of 1304 South Fifth street, who crashed into a passenger train at the Monon railroad at Bainbridge Friday, sustained a fractured skull, an eight-inch gash on one leg and the top part of his right ear was cut off. He was taken to the Greencastle hospital where his condition is grave. 't recurring reportB that Mrs. Simpson is ill were apparently disosed of. It was obvious, however, that the strain or recent weeks and the ordeal of her motor trip had greatly fatigued Mrs. Simpson and that she was carrying out her own expressed determination to retire into "rest and quiet" until the king has made his decision. The curtains of her room in the picturesque cottage of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Livingston Rogers of New York, her hosts and closest Europe an friends, remained drawn all morning. Every light in the villa had been put out at 10 o'clock last night Mrs. Simpson's first day in Cannes took on all the earmarks of a field day as far as the inhabitants of Continued on Page 0 STATESMEN OF ENGLAND HEAR POPULAR VIEW Ministers Find Subjects Crying for Fair Play, Decide to Give King Time to Make Choice DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUE TODAY LONDON. Dec. 7. The voire of IiIb people today Raved Kin Kd-ward from immediate abdication from hia throne to carry out his Intention of marrying Mrs. Wallis Win-field Simpson. Yielding to popular clamor Edward's opposing ministers virtually apologised for their original pressure, on the monarch for a quick decision in his dilemma between his love for Mrs. Simpson, and his "duty ' to the British empire. Respite They have given him as much time as he desires to decide whether to give up Mrs. Simpson or his throne. Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin planned to Inform the bouse of commons this afternoon that the government had never brought pressure to bear on the king at any point in the events of the past five days, but this was seen by observers as a left face or a half-about face. They pointed out that government newspapers have been demanding an immediate decision, declaring the situation could not continue. Even today the government spokesman talked of an answer from the king within 48 hours. Pi-ople Have Influence The government retreat was seen as caused by a rising of popular feeling for "fair play." 1 Members of parliament, the cabinet and newspapers have been flooded by telegrams and letters along this line, taking sides with King Kdwaid and, demanding that (Continued on Page ) Motor Accidents Total Five Here During Week-End Five auto accidents were reported to police over the weekend. No one was injured and damages to the cars were alight. Ancil Richardson of Rockville reported that Saturday evening he was driving east on Blackman Btreet and as he turned north onto Main street his car struck a Mrs. Uunyan. He took her to a doctor to be treated, but she was only slightly bruised. Agnes Bohinc of Blanford reported to police that Saturday night as she drove west on state road 163, an auto sldeswiped her car. The other driver did not stop. Clarence Stauley and Dan Rodich reported that they collided at Elm and Main streets Friday. William McCanna of Terre Haute, who was driving north on South Main street Sunday, struck a car that was parked in front of the hospital. The car belonged to Max Perisho of Paris., Curtis Mayer of R. R. 1. driving west on Vine street, collided with a car driven by Robert Ellis. of 459 North Eighth street last evening. The cur driven by Ellis belonged to Lilly Brusher. MERCHANTS TO MEET TONIGHT The Clinton Commercial Club will hold Its regular monthly dinner-meeting tonight. Following a dinner at the Mtirshall hotel, to begin at 7 p. m.. a business sessio i will be conducted at the Perero and Jackson Motor Company. Final reports will be heard trom the committee delegated to raise money for the new Christmas lights on Main street, and other members will discuss the progress of the coal survey undertaken by the organization. SEASON TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE Raskethall season tickets will he available at reduced rates for members of the "C" club at the Clinton hotel tonight. A meeting of the club will be held at the hotel at 7 p. m. today. Princess Nigeratze Following the fatal shooting of her husband Georgian Prince Vladimir Nigeratze Princess Con-cetta de Uone Nigeratze w as held in Jail at Mexico City Prior to the slaying the prince and princess had separated. HENRY MEYER DIES TODAY AT HOSPITAL HERE Pneumonia Fatal to Long-Time Resident of Clinton; Rites Planned Wednesday Afternoon Henry Meyer of 445 South Third street died at 3 a. m. today at the Vermillion county hospital, where he had been confined for a week with pneumonia. " "Heine." as he was more familiarly known, came to Clinton from Torre Haute about 30 years ago. He has been in the poolroom business on Main street for as many years. Survivors He is survived by the wife, Mrs. Josephine Meyer; two brothers, Albert and Charles Meyer of Clinton. and three sisters, Mrs. John Abbott of North Easton, Mass., Mrs. Wood McComb of Terre Haute; and Mrs. Emma Stoecker of Seattle. Wash. Funeral services will be held from the Frist funeral home at 2 p. m. Wednesday with Rev. H. H. Wagner officiating. Burial will be at Highland Lawn cemetery in Terre Haute. CLUB RECEIVES PROMISED FISH Two hundred pounds of fish arrived this morning from J. O. Staals of Dana, who is spending the winter in St. Petersburg. Fla., for the Half Century club. Mr. Staats is a three-quarter degree member. Preparations are being made for the fish supper to be held at the meeting Wednesday night. Dec. 9. Nomination of officers will be held, and all members are urged to attend. WOODCHOPPER INJURED Marion NeidlinKer of Vine street severed an artery in his left hand yesterday while chopping wood at hiB home. He wu treated at the Vermillion county hospital and then returned to Inn home. 'Miss America II"? Henrietta Leaver It's a bit early to tell whether th baby girl just born to Henrietta Leaver, "Miu America, 1935", will succeed her beautiful mother to a future beauty title or not. But It is quite evident that th stunning mother, who is now Mrs. Mustacchio of McKeesport. Pa., is very proud of the young lady. PDPE PLANS TO QUIT BED; FEAR Physician Leaves Ailing Pontiff for Milan; Significance of Move Is not Clearly, Understood VATICAN CITY, Dec. 7. Although suffering from asthma and uremic poisoning. Pope Pius today firmly refused to remain longer In bed and announced he will get up tomorrow. International News Service was also Informed by an unimpeachable source that the pontiff has not signed church papers throughout his latest illness, indicating the seriousness of his ailment. Physician Leaves Disclosure that Father Agostini Gemelli, a physician and an old friend of the Pope, who had been staying at the ill pontiff's side night and day. left for Milan this morning caused a sensation in Vatican circles, and much speculation arose as to whether this meant Father Oeraelll felt nothing could be done for the 79-year-old pontiff, or that the pope's condition had really improved, as was officially announced Official circles continued their efforts to calm fears for the pope's life, but amid this uncertainty the pontiff's insistence upon arlBing tomorrow caused mingled fear and satisfaction. Some Vatican sources were alarmed lest the pope greatly retard his recovery by leaving bis bed. Others declared they agreed with (C ontinued on Page 0) States navy has sponsored two previous submarine expeditions of a similar nature. In 1828, the S21 established 49 gravity stations in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean sea and the S48 set up more than 50 near the Bahamas and Cuba in 1932. Plans for the forthcoming trio are in the hands of Capt. Lamar R. Leahy, U. S. N., navy department hydrographer. According to the announcement, the men will "carry out a program of measuring the force of gravity in the region where the great West Indian archipelago bends toward South America, in what is believed to be one of the greatest deformations of the earth's crust and in which there are frequent volcanic (Continued on Page 0) Basketball Team Likely to Be on Hardwood First Time Tuesday C CLUB PLANS NOVEL CONTEST Clinton's basketball team will probably open the 1930-7 campaign against Carfleld at tbe gymnasium here tomorrow night without bavlng had one hour of practice beforehand on the new, shining hardwood. That was the prediction made early this afternoon by Superintendent of Schools Earl Boyd after looking over the floor, wbicb received Its last coat of finish yesterday. Only the happiest minds can And consolation in the fact that the Terre Haute cages will also be strangers to the new structure. Klutevllle's Advent Coach Edward 8. Stuteville came here this year from Owensvllle to find Inadequate facilities for practice and a squad for the most part Inexperienced in the art of swishing basketballs through a cantankerous iron hoop. After struggling for several weeks with the raw material at the Hlllcrest, gymnasium, he declared today that his charges were as ready as they ever would be for the advent of the Purple Eagles her tomorrow night. Clinton's chances ' against the scheduled opponents cannot he accurately judged since the loeala have bad no opportunity to drill on a regulation floor. The Garfield rive is undeniably strong.. A large number of customers Is expected to appear tomorrow night to compos the first crowd, to witness an ath letic contest In thrf nW structure, which will seat more than 2.800 spectators. A preliminary game between (Continued oa Page ) tbe Bradshaw Pupils Will Appear for Recital Tuesday i Tomorrow evening at 7:10 o'clock Herbert D. Bradshavr, music Instructor, will present his pupils in recital, which will be held at the Baptist church at Fifth and Walnut Btreet. TBese students are all under the age of 16 years. Following Is the program: Dolly Walts, Neva Joyce Smith; Tin Soldiers March, Mary June Doane; The Swan, Peggy Jeanne Ditto; My Papas Walts. Shirley Ann Eslinger; My New Baiofchone, Harry Valente; Holiday March, Helen Board; The Water Lllyi Mary Louise Blue; La Cascade, Billy Marietta: Coquettery. Helen Hertfelder; Alpine Hut, Charlyn Joyce: At Bun-down: Irma Rogers; Shepherd Boy, Earl Eugene Blue. Birthday Party, Lyman Foncan-non; Flower Bong, Ileen Johnson; Two Guitars, Teal Thomson (act. by Delena Perona): Longing for Home and CypBy Dance, Betty Jean Sullivan; Spring Song and Avalanche, Lillian Dumes; La Zlngsna and Chapel in the Forest, Betty Jane Me-Cown; Poem and Moonlight on tbe Hudson. Virginia Valerlne; Spring Song and Prelude In A Minor, Delena Perona: Hungarian Gravura. Teal Thomson (arc. by Delena Perona ; Sonata Op. 27. No. I, Adagio, Allegretto, Presto, Rena Zerii. THREE APPEAR BEFORE MAYOR One case was tried yesterday and three are to be tried today In city court on intoxication charges. Charles Kapustua, who was arrested Saturday night, wae tried before J. C. Hayslett, Justice of peace, and fined tl and costs. Robert Ellis of Korth Eighth, street was arrested last night oa charges of driving while Intoxicated as well as on intoxication charges. He will be tried before Mayor C. M. Zink today. Guy Ray of Rockvlile was treated Saturday night and will be tried today. Emmet Hamilton of Korth Watef street, arrested yesterday, will also appear before Zink today. j Mrs. Simpson 'Rests' at Cannes; Rumor of Illness Declared False; Great Occasion for Townspeople United States Navy Plans Another Submarine Expedition to Attempt Survey Under West Indies Waters PRINCETON. N. J., Dec. 7. The hydrographic office of the United States navy soon will undertake another expedition to the lower West Indies in quest of the exact shape of the earth, it was announced by Richard M. Field, chairman of the committee on ocean basins and their margins of the American Geophysical union which brought about the expedition. The objective of the scientists is the unique geological area beneath the waters of the lower Antilles. Aboard the U. S. submarine Barracuda, they will explore the ocean bed in their region through a series of gravity force readings vto learn more about the processes going on. Long a leader In this type of scientif.c research, the United CANNES. France, Dec. 7 Still exhausted by her wild dash by automobile across France. Mrs. Wullls Warlield Simpson rested until a late hour at the Villa Lou Viei today but found time to make a telephone tall to London for the latest development in the crisis over her romance with King Edward. Whether she spoke to the monarch himself at Fort Ijelvedcre could not be ascertained, but she obtained news of the British government's decision to give the king more time to make his final decision and of the rising tide of popular sentiment in her behalf. A thorough check-up of all local physicians confirmed that the stranger who called at the villa last night was not a neighborhood doctor and

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