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WEATHER Cloudy tonight and Wednesday; possibly wow Wednesday. Slmuld T fHB to lUoive Tour DAILY CLINTONIAN by 5; 80 I M. Phone 41 or 117 and rufiy will be brought to )ou at unre. THE DAILY CLINTONIAN ft ATr,f Price Three CeaU Clinton, Indiana, Tuesday, December 8, 1936 Volume 25 Number 27 Londoners Parade in Support of Edward GATS HAVE LAST DRILL FOR GAME OPENING SEASON REDS DIG IN FOR REBELS' SECOND MASS OFFENSIVE In Yet Out f WALLY'S OFFER FAILS TO SOLVE ROYAL PROBLEM : .1" " P r i. ; I I't ' CN i tt I l i J I White General Today Announce Clinton Five to Face Garfield Tonight in Initial Tilt; Probable Line-up Announced Suggestion of Renunciation Doe Nothing but Swing Public Opinion to American Woman Today MRS. SIMPSON'S ACT APPLAUDED bO.VIM)N. Dec. K Gallunt gesture though it waB, MrB. WulliB Simpson's offer to renounce King Edward, if need be, "mum bJ re 1 - - fl- h .L t- I ' , , -xT I - ? - . a - 'rt This scene, radioed from London, shows loyal subject, of King Edward VIII who rallied m TalgaT Sffuar. to show their approval of their King. The two banner, shown express the sentiment, ol the marcher, as ll Englishmen await the outcome of the present crisis. PHYSICIANS GIVE Noted French Pilot Believed Dead When Planes Find Nothing Haniel S. Earhart, 29 (above), of Ohio, was elected to the Bouse to fill the unexpired term of the late Rep Charles Truax but, since the 74th Congress will adjourn before he becomes of legal ape, Earhart may never sit with his colleagues. MRS. SIMPSON IS SECLUDED IN VILLA RETREAT Famous American Woman to Stay at Cannes Over Holidays; Airplane Mystery Still Unsolved CANNES. France, Dec. S With sell'-Bacrilice, her choBeu keynote. Mrs. Wallis Warlield Simpson made a gullunt uttempt today to live the life of an ordinary individual behind uie closely guarded wallB of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rogers' Villa Lou Viei. Distressed and upset last night after assulng the historic statement In which she expressed willingness to give up King Edward if such a step would solve the crisis into which his empire has been plunged, she was described us being in good health and spirits today. . Plane Ik Mystery No one here was able to throw any light on the mystery surrounding depart lire from London of a specially chartered ariplane for Cannes, reported to contain a physician and two britisli home office officials. Lord Ilrownlow. secretary anil lind-in-wailing In King Edward who accompanied .Mrs. Simpson on her autmobile dash to Cannes, declined (Continued oil l'attc ) COMMISSIONERS ANNOUNCE JOBS NEWPORT. Dee. 8. The Vermillion county commisKioneiH held their regular monthly meeting at the courthouse Monday. Dec. 7th. Contract for the janitor of the court house wan awarded to Harvey Nicholson or Newport, who haft been janitor for the past several years. KvereU Mack of Newport was reemployed an operator of the court house elevator. Homer ). Ingram of Newport wan appointed county attorney for th: rum i UK year. Dr. H. K. Brown of Cayuga wa named county physician. Raymond Oiltoy of Clinton was elected a member of the minere examining hoard in place of W. R. Clingermun. who has recently moved to Terre Haute, Indiana. RED CROSS DONATION Another cont rlhutio amounting o $'J was donated by the A. A. A. Iiih In the l(.-d ('rose. Indi ana's State Tax no a in are get to of be 'Final Attack"; Large M Fleet Goes to Work in Northeast SHELLS LAND ON NORWEGIAN SHIP MAIR1D, Dec 8. -Quaking to a thunderous bombardment that sent scores of shells screaming into the western and niid-weirtern section ot the city Madrid today steeled itBelf for the second concentrated rebel attempt to take the capital. "The Bual attack on Madrid is e-pected today." Gen. Queipo de Llano, insurgent spokesman, Baid over the Seville radio. Bonibardments of Madrid bore out his prediction, while greatly intensified air and land activity on other rronts was believed intended to keep loyalistB elBewhere from rushing to the aid of the battered metropolis. (Wfemtive Ktart Military commanders Who "have been anticipating the "big push" on the city for several days, awoke to the sound of its destructive prelude today. Demolishing buildings, starting fires, and adding an unnumbered toll to the death list, shells smashed Into the set-tor along the east bank of the Manzanares. Others shrieked In a high trajectory over the central part of the city and detonated near the British em bassy. Thirty-three rebel airplanes mean while bombarded uuaaaiaj.. northeast of Madrid. Heavy ngming is reported going on there, and this tact, coupled with shelling oi rt of Madrid, leads to the belief that Kebel General Francisco Franeo plans to attack the capital from the northeast B well as trcnr the west. - " '" (Continued on Pge 6) WPA to Conduct Booster Banquet Here Next Week On Tuesday. Dec e second annual Vermillion county WPT ree--reatlon booster nanquet will be held at the Presbyterian church at 6:30 p. m. The banquet, which to sponsored by the Vermillion county advisory council.' iB held in commemoration nf the progress of the recreations department. Members of the advisory council are Mrs. I. D. White, chairman; R. B. Medlock. financial chairman: Andy Kutch. secretary; Mrs. F. L. Bwinehart. Earl Boyd, Max Rosenblatt. Dr. C. M. Zlnk, G- W. Mc-Revnolds of Dana, Vic Aabury. and John Purcell of Newport. Andy Lavman ot Cayuga and Noble Mayes of Perryavllle. AU the department heads of district 9 of Terre Haute, the state recreational director. Quentin K. Hart-ke, the recreational leaders and their guests, the NY A staff, the council members and their guests are to attend the banquet. Following the banquet a program will be given in the auditorium of the church by the oounty talent bureau, which is aupervised by Cloyd Smith. EXPENSE RISES ABOVE ESTIMATE Operating expenses tor the new Christmas lightB strum over throe blocks of Main street will be higher than was revealed in early estimates, it was reported to members of the Commercial club at their regular monthly meeting held last night at the Marshall hotel. Following dinner, a business meeting was held and E T. Roll, a member of the lights committtee, announced that because of the unanticipated expense It would be necessary to raise an additional small fund to defray the cost lor installation and electricity. Because of the enthusiasm aroused by the appearance of the Christmas light, no difficulty whs expected in soliciting the money as the campaign for funds neared a close today. THE TEKPEHATrRE By the Clintonian thermometer: a. m., 24; noon. 16. KK UK JAN'EIRO. Dec. 8 Long overdue at Natal and silent for 24 hours on a mail flight from Dakar. Kuegal. .lean Mermoz, French survivor of innumerable aerial escapades, was believed today to have played out his amazing luck and gone to his death with four companions in the south Atlantic. The five were due here at midnight in the mail plane Croix de Slid, and searching planes reported no trace of tiiem. . In 19:ifl Berinoz made the first south Atlantic ma.I flight, and on the return hop eastward was forced down linn miles a! sea. He holds the record of 14 hours i for trie Afrlca-Bruzil crossing. Later he was sold as a slave to the sultan of Taroudant when h" was forced down in the Haliara desert, and ias released on payment of J.5tin ransom. Sister Aimee Is Quizzed Again in Suit for Slander L.OS ANUELES. 1 .'. K Aite: Semite MrPhi;rHon was called into the office of Khtiha Crawford Spli-vnln'tt utlornoy today for rein-wed iut?;4t ionium, tiiis tune h bout jUrplau' trips to CHtalina Island during u ronlroverny in tier Aniu-ltis Tempi' orKuni.tit ion lasl KuinnnT. Kx;i'-t bearing tie- trips liad on Mrs. SphvaloK sland'-r suit acuinst the evaiwlist for $l.t)S)i.(i(t(i was not made clear as Airs. Mef'horsun prepared to give her deposition. .Mrs. Spilvalo, associate pastor of the temple, issued a Ktmeal denial today of the charses made by Ernest Thomas Kade. temple Beanie artist, in his flou.UiMi damage suit against her. Eade charged that Mr?. Kplivalo. former "Angel of Broadway.' threatened to tell ''about Mr. Eade and how I wniit to his wife and prevented her from suing Sister Ainiff for alienating the love and affection of Mr. Had''" le-can' "he has been making love to Sister Aiiin-e and I have the goods on hint " gym Dedication PLANNED IN 1937 Coach Edward Stutevllle's Wildcat cagers held a final workout at Hillerest yesterday afternoon in preparation for the season's first h;is- Vetball game, to be played against Garfield of Terre Huute in the new gymnasium here tonight. Although a number of change; In the Clinton line-up are to be expected in the course of the evening and man can be said to have cinched first team position, Smteville will probably start Bennett and Kerris-ford at forward. Philips at center and Uerto and Guglielmetti in the guard posit'ons. Srhuman, Bona- corsi, McCrea and Bosstick are almost certain to see action. Conflict of KHrts Unlike the manv Indiana schools who have no football teani. severa- members of both the . Clinton and Garfield basketball squads have been busy performing on the gridiron, so that It has been impossible for the coaches to make a definite choice on first-string combinations this early the season. The Purple Eagles reported to be a smooth-working five despite this handicap. The strength of the Wildcats, who have been forced to practice in craniued quarters, is still unknown. School officials announced today that the local sharpshooters would be al lowed on the hardwood in the new structure this afternoon in order to a chance to become accustomed the wide open spaces. Superintendent of Rc.hools Earl Boyd state this afternoon that no part of the building would be opened to the public tonight except the gvmnasinm liecause a great deal flnishing-up work remains to be completed. Indication I'luiioed Formal dedication ceremoies will held after tile holidays. A. L. (Continued on I'aire l) Roosevelt Party Near Equator on Return Journey ABOARD U. S. S. CHESTER, at Sea. Dec. 8. President Roosevelt will recroas the equator late today board the cruiser Indianapolis, but this time the event will be in quiet contrast to the uproarious cere niony when King Neptune exacted tribute from the uninitiated. While the ships' newspapers are telling of snow and below-freezing temperatures at home, the president is cruising through blue tropical seas with the mercury creeping up towards lno degrees at noon, and dropping only to 7!) at midnight. Mr. Roosevelt is catching up on an accumulation of official reports and working on his legislative program for the next session of congress, but finds time with other members of the party to sun-bathe and watch the flying fish. The schedule now calls for arrival at Charleston, S. C. Dec. IS, preceded by a brief stop at Port Au Prince, Trinidad, on the 11th. Proqram Will ing to be caught holding the bag with a huge deficit at the end of the biennial period, he has let it be known. He will insist that the iu-ceased expenses by state government, incident to new demands, to social securitv legislation and other obli gations, be met with sufficient rev- j enue to balance the budget. The governor-elect has served in the legislature ah a representative. He has presided over the senate sessions through the McNutt administrations and is no longer the farm boy that he was sometimes called. With a broad legislative experience back of him. his speech before the assembly is expected to be one cal-( Continued on Pagv 3) garded as the action of an individual, in no way affecting the constitutional iBBue." Thrusting the isue straight before the distraught monarch for a speedy and unequivocal decision, and dashing public hopes that Mrs. BimpBon'B dramatic statement had clarified the situation, high government circles made that declaration today in the midst of a meeting of Premier Stanley Baldwin and two of his closest adviBors. Hrotliers Meet While stocks soared and the whole empire rejoiced over the American lady's suggestion. King Edward, tired and puzzled, greeted his broth- er. the Dulte of Kent, at the king s ( Fort Belvedere retreat. In spite of Whitehall's Bta.tcment. j however, the belief grew throughout j the dav that King Edward shares j Mrs. Simpson's opinion that the present situation is "untenable." and that the monarch, afler a heart breaking battle, will choose his kingly duty to the empire. Premier Baldwin, moreover, was reported to holt the view that Mrs. Kinipson's proffered sacrifice altered the situation, and he met early at 10 Downing street with Sir John Bimon. the home secretary, and Sir Samuel Hoare. first lord of the admiralty, wild one of the most influential cabinet minister!!. Evening newspapers carried tlash-( Continued on 1hr 8) C.&E.I. Malum? Chances Soon in Train Schedules The Chicago and Eastern Illinois railroad is announcing several changes In its passenger train schedules, oflective at 12:nl a. m. Thursday. ri"C. 10. At that lime the two new Flo'.ida trains, the "Dixieland" trains, will again be put into service for the tourist season. The trains will not stop here except under special arrangement with the ticket agent to receive or discharge Florida passengers. Northbound, the Dixieland will pass through Clinton at 3:40 P- in., arriving in Chicago a! 7 p. m.; the southward Dixieland will pass Clinton a! 12:33 p. ni. Train No. 1 which carries passengers, mail and express, will leave Chicago at 8:10 a. m., instead of '.1:20 a. m., and will leave Clinton ui wis n. . instead of 2:40 p. in.; No. 1 will now arrive in Evansville at 6 o'clock in the evening. This train stops at all stations from Chicago to Kvyinsvill-with a few exceptions. Northbound train No S which stops at Hillsdule. Newport, Cayuga and other points en route to Chicago will leave Clinton at 3:21 p. ui.. Instead of at 3 OK p. in. as at present, arriving In Chicago at 7:f,f p. ni. Passengers who wish to arrive ill Chicago earlier may do so by changing to train No Mo tin-Dixieland, at Danville, arriving in Chicago at 7 p. III. Chicago-bound passengers may (I onliiiuMl on Page 11) FOLTZ FUNERAL ON WEDNESDAY Funeral services for Clair Knllz. 24. of R. K. 3. who died at the Vermillion County hospital yesterday morning, will be held at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday from the Frist funeral home. Rev. Wagner will lie in charge of the services. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery'. MEETING CALLED FOR WEDNESDAY A meeting of all NY A and IVPA recreational workers will be held Werinesdav. December 9. at 7 p m.. at the relief office. All workers THOUSANDS ARE BELIEVED DEAD AFTER TYPHOON Second Great Storm This Year Strikes Northern Luzon Island; No Exact Death Count MANILA. P. I.. Dec. K- Thou sands of lives are believed to have been lost in the great typhoon and flood which swept northern Luzon island last week according to frag mentary information reaching here today. Isabella province alone, with IK towns under water Bince Dec. 4 and thousands of people "carried away" by the raging floods, with thousands reported niissiiis was in desperate need of relief from the greatest deluge in its history. Hurvey Planned The typhoon relief board at an emergency meeting today decided to send Maj. lieu. Basilic Valdes of the Philippine army and Dr. Eugenia Hernando, director of the bureau of health. In an airplane survey of the disaster area, described as covering virtually all of the northern provinces. ' (Continued on Page it) Funeral Services To Be Wednesday For Henry Meyer Funeral services for Henry Meyer, of 445 South Third street, who died at the Vermillion County hospital yesterday after a week's illness will be held from the Frist funeral home tomorrow at 2 p. m, Kev. H H. Wagner will officiate and burial will be at Highland Lawn cemetery In Terre Haute. Mr. Meyer was born in Germany. He came to this country, .first lived in Terre Haute and about 36 years ago moved to Clintou. He and his brother. Charles, opened a bakery and restaurant, where the First National Bank now stands, which they operated for ten years. Then lie went into the billiard business. Pall bearers have been named as follows: Pat Smith. James Pearcc. Jobe W'Hke. T L. McDonald, it. M Pentreath and John K. Paine. ROY NAYLOR IN CRASH MONDAY Key Naylor "f South Main street driving east ou Road 30 neir Rock-TUle Monday morning, coll.ded with a niilE truck belonging to William Alexander (V Marshall. The driver of the truck was driving east and attempted to turn north when the uh nerurred. Mr. Naylor was WM slightly injured, and his car badly damaged. ajs 'till 4 Christmas j lN GOOD REPORT ON POPPSIU.NESS Aped Pontiff Decides to Remain in Bed According to Orders of Doctors, Passes Restful Night VATICAN CITY. Bee. 8. Pope Pius was slightly better today, but still confined to his bed despite his earnest desire to be up and doing at leaBt part of his work. Upon the insistence of Dr. Amin-ta Milani. his physician, the pontiff remained in bed and received members -of his private family. The pope yesterday had declared he would gt up today. l''ii.vorable Report Dr. Milani visited his holiness Beveral times today, and announced at 1 p. ni. that he had touud his patient progresBtng normally. He optimistically expressed hope the pou-tiff would he able to leave his sickbed Thursday. Donna Camilla, sister of the nope, visited him shortly before i noon, and emerged from the sick ' room appearing greatly relieved. (Continued on Page (1) Yesterday lb- pope had declined to WPA MUSICIANS HAVE BUSY DAYS Four to live concerts a week havi been played recently by the WJ'A Hand, directed by Paul Fidlar. ami ou four occasions they performed in cooperation with a recreation project in presenting community programs. Tile local hand has been commended by Warue Coy, administrator, for its work during the month of October. ' The band night and lilayed in Universal lasl ill play in Perrysvllle tonight. ' Following is a program typical of those prepared for such events: Hungarian lliiui-e by Hralims: Brid-ay Song lioiii Country Wedding Symphony liy CoUimark; Vulse Tnsit- by siichus: and a novelty arrangement of "The old Cray .Mare.' heeii developing proKresaively since Mrtnh. lit:::;, the peneral price level it expe' ted to continue to rise in 1 ! :? 7 mifi a hither price level is anticipated during the next few yearis. Although unemployment continues to remain a troublesome problem, sharp increases in employment recently in industry and in the building trade as well as in other heavy businesses should reHult in a sult-ptantial increase in the demand fir farm products during 1937. j With uii increased demand, a ie-dured supply resulting from drouS tt and other eausef. and the tact that ) during periods of rising prices, farm prices and other raw materia 1b in-i (Continued on Page 6) Better Times Seen for Indiana's Farmers in 1937; Forward Trend Of Business Holds Encouragement Receive Forceful Attacks in Next Legislative Session Opening Soon INDIANAPOLIS, llld., Dec. S The existing financial structure of the state government, built around a backbone of gross income tax which will be subjected to extensive attacks in the legislative session opening January 7 it was apparent hei'e today. More than a dozen powerful groups, private interests and individuals, are in the field to change the existing tax structure, and are forming the most formidable lobby in the history of Hoosier legislatures, it was known here today. M . Clifford Townsend. who will become governor January 11. with a , new but predominantly democratic (KjJiiorV VHt: Tlii in th ami f a M-rifh of ai-iicl. imi Th Oul-liNik fH- liifliiiiiii Agrirulturf in I1i;$7." Information tt"nt in flu- (MTies i brt-rd on thr rrMOtt rr-IMtti-il hy nn'iiilMfK thr I'urrinr uiiivrrMity flrimrtmrnt of farm man- ttjtniH-ni in ro-oTHiHn -with an- n u- divisions itf tin- lriartnient t Arifuhuriil Fl-iiKiiMi, Airriniltural K.xiht intent Station, ami K'Immi or Aririhnrr. Thr jr'nTHl eronomir MtUHtinn l(H- thr !! is given in tliic Mrtiiir. The outlook Utr hoc., herf rattle and ferd KumHir will hr rovered in thr next artirlr.) i LAFAYETTE, liid., Dec. R As a I result of economic forces that hare I legislature on his hands, is not go must attend.

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