The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana on December 11, 1936 · Page 1
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December 11, 1936

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THE DAILY CLINTONIAN WEATHER Fair tonight; Saturday cloudy. rllinuld To FW1 to Itarsilve Tonr DAILY CLINTONIAN tj" 5:30 I". M. I'lionc 41 or 117 and a ropy will bo drought to you nt once. Clinton, Indiana, Friday, December 11, 1936 WTWA RTATO P"Ce Cent Volume 25 Number 30 A Worried Old Man on an Edward Retires to Private Life; York Is Kim of England Body of Woman Is Fmwd Today Near Kansas Farm Home WICHITA. Kan.. Dec. 11. Mrs. Arthur C. rtterback. 3S-ypar-oid wife r.l a hank auditor, was found murdered in a sunken well near her 'arm home, threp miles cast of Mul-vane. Kan., today. Highway police said she had ;ieen murdered and they wprn winning for a middlp-aged hired Pope Rises vMpr a Doctor Is Elated Over Improvement VATICAN' CITY. Dec 11 Slead-lly Improving In health, Pope Plus XI. hln li'gn tightly bound in elastic bHiidaeos. roue toduy and celebrated muss In his private ihnpel and took communion. After liuif an hour he returned to bed. "I nm greatly satisfied." said Dr. Amanl Milanl. the pontiffs personal physician, who revealed that the Pope Is constantly getting better. He stressed, however, that the 79 venr-old Pope is "not yet out of danger." The Pope received Cardinal Pa celli, the papal secretary of state for hair an hour His Improvement is such that It wai not considered necessary for hlf family to visit him today REYNAUD SEES JAPANESE WAR INVOLVING U. S Noted French Statesman Iniit Potential World Conflict Lies in Big Threat of Asiatics YELLOW PERIL TO CAUSE UNION 'PATHS. Dec. 11 Another world war, followed by an ultimate union of all the nations of Europe and America in a common front agains the imminent yellow peril, are some of the predictions made hy Paul Ray naud, French statesman, economist and acknowledged godfather French devaluation, in a copyrighted interview -with the Paris paper L'ln transeeant. ill answer to the ques tion. "What will Kurope he like li 1970?" "Two opposing forces are a- work," Reynaud said, taking a lone rang viw of the situation. "Om tends to dissociate the powers, ant! the other to unite them." 'The first is the economic dis equilibrium of Europe today, whicl can be largely assigned to twt causes: Industrial over-equipment intended to supply goods to coun tries which since have started pro ducing their own. and the post-wai failure of North and South America to absorb the surplus manpower of the old world." C.rure Danger Imminent 'The combined effect has been to create In a number of European states, particularly In Germany anr! Ttaly, a situation fraught with the gravest dangers and one which may well lead to continental catastro- (fontinuei! on Page ft) BARNHART HOLDS LEAD IN VOTING Frank Barnhart. district presi dent; Charles Funcannon, vicepres- Ident; Curtis Nicholson, board mem ber from sub-district 3, and Bert Trezise. hoard member from sub- district 4 were still leading today in the biennial election of district offi cials and International board mem bers held last Tuesday. The official count of votes will bepin Monday, A majority of votes is necenBary for election, and for officers where no majority is lndi- ated a second election will be held Jan. 12. High Feed Prices Short Procedure Makes Sovereign Free to Fulfill Hope to Wed EXPECTED EXILE NOT NECESSARY LONDON. Die 11 ripped of his titles of nobility and li is Income of 1 ho royal estates, Kdward VIII receded inlo pr:v:ite life as David WindHor today and tils brother, the Dnk' or York, succeeded him ai king of F.ngland and emperor of In dfa. In proceedings that lawtod for than four hours from smi-i to conclusion, Kdward'8 abdication to en-alilp liis niarriat'c to Mrs. Wall' Warfleld Simpson of l!.iltiinnrp In-camo final, binding and irrevoc:il!-and lirltaln was launched on n m v retime pledged to consp'-vnttn' simplicity and respect fur Hip Ira ditions of centuries. Nlioi-I IVcoiliirc Kdward ceased to hp king at 1:52 p. ni, when tin" clerk of parliament) announced thp royal asspnt had Iipph given to thp abdication hill that had bppn rushed through three reading In the house of commons without division and passed hy the house of lords in six minutes. Two minutes earlier, the sicna-turps that ended Edward's brief, uncrowned reign had been scattered on a page of parchment hy the threp members of the royal commission Lord Onslow and Lord Denuian an'' the Earl of Stanhope. In all the rush of parliamentary procedure which made Edward no longer king there was but one Rrair of comfort for the nn'v monarch ir (( "unrinucd on Phbi S) Dowager Revealed As One Trying to Ruin Divorce Plan LONDON. Dec. 11. A titled dowager. It was learned today on reliable authority, is the common Informer who has Intervened In .Mrs. Wallis Simpsons divorce case and. in spite of the abdication of King Kdward, she is pressing her erfort to halt the decree. Notification of the filing of an "appearance" by the Interventor at the divorce registry was served on Theodore Goddard. Mrs. Bimpsoni solicitor, shortly after he returned from his flying visit to Mrs. Simpson at Cannes. Goddard's dash to Cannes, it la now understood, was in connection with possible difficulties In getting a final decree In England. The possibility was suggested In legal circles that she may sue Ernest Simpson again, possibly in Switzerland. Edward hiriBelf was interested In the intervention, and made some inquiries about It, It was learned. THK TKMI'EI.A1TKK By The Clfntouiun thermometer: 8 a. in., 2G; noon, 38. Island 1 RUSSIAN BOATS REPORTED SUNK BY INSURGENTS Rebels Announce Destruction of Sovret Steamers Carrying; Munitions; Expected Attack Delayed MADRID. Dec. 11. Rebel lead ers today proudly boasted of sinking "several Russian steamers that were transporting munitions to the Spanish loyalists." Disregarding the possibly danger ous international reaction, the In su: gents also broadcast statements that some of the Russian vessels were flying Hritfsh flags. Attack lrearcd Rolled back in their first preliminary feint, insuraent forces outside Madrid were reorganizing today for the often delayed major attack on the capital. Following a heavy artillery attack, rebel forces battled furiously to gain ground in the university city section of northwestern Madrid, but were repelled by milltiameu fighting with such determination that it now appears the rebel "hie puhh" will be met with an equal con liter-offensive. HIGH COLLISION RATE THURSDAY Three- accidents were reported to local police yesterday. Leo Rlackhuui of John street collided with Clifford Delph of Cromp-toii Hill at Main and Vine streets yeHtei day. fiurney Foltz of I'niversal, driving north on the I'niversal road, collided with Pete Massa, who was driving south. Eliza Frist of north of Clinton, who was driving east on Western avenue, collided with a coal truck trailer driven by Joe Koztk. The cars were slightly damaged. SEVERAL STORES TO OPEN NIGHTS I Mi I nn.n who was missing from the rami. Mulvnne Is 1 (t miles smith ast of here. SPECIAL GUARD IS SET UP FOR MRS. SIMPSON French. EmjliFh Police Watching Villa: Authorities Prepare for Visit From Edward at Any Time AMERICAN MAY FLEE PUBLICITY CANNKH. IV-c. 1 1 . Te, French ministry of the interior today or- lered a special force of gendarme thrown around Villa Lou Viei. sanctuary of Mrs. Wallis Simpson. Supplement. rip detectives of Scot land Yard and th French Sureto .enerale. the pendarmea were post- d to puard the sorrowing Amer ican from Interlopers and guaran tee her still further privacy, it was stated. Departure Itunior Hearts were heard in Cannes that Mis. Smiiwon may leave the villa of Mr. and Mrs. Herman L- offers within two days. In order to escape the increased publicity attendant on the abdication of King Edward. With the villa tightly shut and all the curtains drawn, there was no way eaily today of checking the pport. KriwHi-ri Kt ill Ktpccbii In spite of repeated assurances at Lou V'iei that Edward is not (runt ifiucl on I'ttge H) C CLUB WILL MEET TONIGHT There will he a meethip of thp "C" club in' the basement of the Clinton hotel at 7 p. m. today. Two com.ni it tees will be formed an advisory committee and a group to meet with 'he Exchange Club to make preparations for the proposed foot hall banquet. Every man is urged to attend. HAYS LETT TRIES TWO William HI lie and Mejvin Bugg of Jonestown, who were arrested yesterday by J. J. Kutrh. deputy sheriff, on charges of trespassing and provocation, were tried by J. C. Hayslett, justice of peace, yesterday. Blue was fined J 1 and costs and charges against Bugg were PlTPB. Amhim ni WS ALMOST I Lit COMPLETE FOR LARGE BANQUET Football Team to Be Honored at Dinner December 22; McNutt to Be Speaker; Church Women Will Serve LIMIT IS PLACED ON TICKET SALE Plans are rapidly nearing completion for the big banquet, Tuesday, December 22, which will serve the dual purpose of honoring the 1936 Clinton high Bchool football team and expressing the gratitude of this community for the many Improvements enjoyed during the past year. Cov. Haul V. McNutt will be the i;uest of honor. Women of the Christian church will serve the dinner In the church dining room at 7 p. m., Herschel cheek, chairman of the general committee, announced this morning. The event is being sponsored by the Clinton Exchange club, in co-operation with the Clinton Commercial club, One Half Century club and other civic groups. IJmit on Tickets A strict limit of 300 has been placed on tickets for the event and these will probably be allocated to the various civic groups. Plans for a mpss meeting to be held in the new high school gymnasium following the banquet were dropped by the committee yesterday in view of the fact that the gymnasium has not yet been fully completed and formal dedication ceremoies are planned after the holidays. Efforts are being made to secure "Bo" McMillan, Indiana University coach, to speak to the football boys, and the governor's address 1b expected to be of a more general nature. He bas positively assured the committee that be will attend. Fairview P.T.A. Meeting Monday; To Hear Archer Dr. Odell Archer township trus tee, will be the principal speaker at a Parent-Teacher meeting to be held at the Fairview tchoolnouae at 7 d. m. Monday. December 14. The committee in charge of the meeting is composed of Mrs. Roy Peck. Mm. Neil and Miss Barbara Carrera. The following program has been arranged for the evening: reading by Elizabeth Birt. aongs by- Anna Marie Folden and Mildred Bohan- non. tap dancing by Betty Cunningham. Virginia Bewind and Joan Peck, guitar Mlectlona by Arthur Salem and Howard Shannon, a vio lin selection by Homer Coletti. A three-minute playlet entitled "So Visitors Allowed" with Hilda Church, Mildred Bobannon and Anna Marie Polden a participants will also be given. A large crowd It expected to at tend. REPAIRS MADE ON U. B. CHURCH The I'nlted Brethren church on South Main street la being remodeled at this time. Mrs. Lula Bu'cber is soliciting funds. Are Expected to The feed situation for the 1936-37 feeding season Is quite similar to that of tbe 1934-35 season. Total bay supplies are larger, however, thaa in 1934. The Indiana corn crop for 1936, estimated on November 1 at 111.900.000 bushels. Is 30 per cent less than 1935 and 28 per cent less than the 192S-32 average. Stocks of old corn on Indiana farms on October 1, amounted to 11.400.-bushels carry-over, being larger than either 1935 or 1934, when Btocks were 3.600.000 and t. 900, 000 bushels respectively, but smaller than the 1933 carry-over of 16,-no 000 bushels. While carry-over stocks of old corn re normally a small part of Indiana's annual pro-(t'ontlnurd on Pag H) , WAIFS OF WAR IN SPAIN WILL GOTOFRANCE Thousands of Spanish Chidren to rind Homes in neighbor Nation; Many Families Seeking Infants PARIS. Dec. 11 Approximately 30.000 homeless Spanish children. Innocent victims of the bloody civil war, will be brought to France within the next four or five months. Some of them will be placed In private homes, others in orphanages. Work Itcgin" Five thousand families have already signed applications to he allowed to shelter one or more of these infants, and most of the applicants have signified their intention of eventual adoption. This was revealed here by tin-French National Association of Children's Aid. who simultaneously atat-ed plans have Just been completed for the transportation of &.O00 wails this month. ' There is no question of politics." asserted the secretary of the organization, "we are working with the Red Cross, and we are selecting the neediest children of both sides. IVriniKion (;rmite "We have obtained permission from the Freii'h government for this humanitarian service, and also from the governments of both sides in the Spanish conflict. "Already we have placed SO children, refugees from Irun. In an orphanage at liiarriu. It is important to note, however, that some of these infants may be relumed to Spain (Continued on I'Mjre Hi MARTIN MOORE WILL DIE TODAY RALEIGH. N. C.. I)c. 11. Martin Moore, panplfnc nix-foot. 22-year-old neyro. was scheduled to be executed "sometime" today In North Carolina' lethal san chamber for the brutal muider h:rt summer of Helen Ob-vender, pretty New York university co-ed at a fuMi tollable hotel at Aphevillf while on a vacation tour with her uncle. "I am ready to po." the nepro declared when told that Gov. J. C. R. Ehrlnphaus had refused to hit erven in the case The negro recently lost an appeal to the state supreme court. No definite hour lian been (wt for the execution, hut the ouMnmury time for executions Is 1":30 a. m. Stories of Poison Fear Draw Denials CANNES, Dec. 11 -The household at Villa Ix'u Viei today scoffed long and loudly at a tale that Mrs. Wallis Simpson's food is being tested for poison. As for threatening letters iiy the hundreds, officials of Cannes post office said Mrs. Simpson has been receiving only the scantiest mail. Tiie spokesman for Mrs. Simpson at I-ou Viei explained that food is delivered to the villa hy the regular Cannes tradesmen, and the wild rumor about a "food tester" of "human guinea pig" for Mrs. Simpson probably arose from the fact that the deliverers were not admitted to the grounds. Indictment in Scott Perjury Case Is Quashed NEWPORT, Dec. 11 Matthew M. Scott was freed today or perjury charges when Special .Indue John J. Hall of Warren circuit court sustained a motion to (juanh the ian jury indictment asaiiiHt him. defense Attorneys "Mark Lyday and Ernest Causey hied the motion this morning, and Jude Hall hand d down his decision at 2 p. ui. Special Judge Hall also overruled a demurrer filed by the tate to a plea of abatement tih-d by the defense in t lie ca se of t he st a t e vw Esther C Nolan, charyed with per-ju ry. In the plea of abatement di-feiise attorneys alle.-d that Robert E (I li in u had not diMiualitied himself in regard to Mrs. Nolan. FORMER C. H. S. STUDENT ON AIR Miss Sarah Tall of Lyford. formerly a student of Clinton h it? h Frhoo. will appear on an amateur hour program at Chb ago Sunday. Dei-ember IS, between 5 o'clock and 6. VIENNA AWAITS EDWARD VIENNA. Dec. 11. Chancellor Kurt Krhuschnigg ha received information that King Edward of England intends to purchase a palace in Vienna and spend his exile here, according to the Vienna Tage-Matt today. 'Babe' Frump Is Signed to Coach Clinton Football Team Next Year; Four Seasons as Wildcat Mentor Cause Liquidation of Livestock in 1937; Large Canada Importations Maurice E. "Habe" Frump will return to guide Clinton high scIumjI's gridiron destiny in J):7. according to an announcement issued this morning by Superintendent of Schools Ear! Boyd. Since lie left here two years ago after four su-cessful seasons as football line coach, rumors have persisted that Frump would return, and. in fact, both school officials and the former Wildcat mentor have sought a mutually agreeable arrangement whereby he could Im again placed on tin V. H. S. payroll. Only recently, however, was any headway made in the negotiations, and nt until foda was the igniug of a contract officially announced. With John Viagnabosco as hea'l couch. Frump taught local pridders (Continued on lige ft) -,- I -I MM HI. ' '' 1 W ff r "IIAKh Mtl'MI (Kdllor'ii Noli': TliiK ia the fourth uf a writt of hik article on The Outlook for Indiana Agri culture in 1U37." LAFAYETTE. Ind.. Dec. 11 HiKh feed prices and in many areas chortages of feed supplies will result in some liquidation of livestock during the current year. Already some of tbis has been done in the case of attle and nous. Heavy marketings of bred sows before farrowing dur ing the late summer and early fall months and marketing of feeding stock at lighter weights are attempts to adjust livestock to the current feed supplies as well as to the tem porarily unfavorable feed-livestock ratios. Several Clinton stores, Including Rosenblatt's. Raker's, Murphy and Retiney's will remain open until 9 p. in. beginning next Monday, December 14. to give out-of-town people and working people an oppor-tunity to do their Christmas shop-pi tig early. Ot her stores will begin remaining open in the near future and remain op u until Christinas eve. - i 4iUAt

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