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Wednesday, January 13, 1937
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r Hhonld To ta to Remira Tour DAILY CLINTONIAN by B;80 P. M. ITiono 41 or 117 and a ropy will be brought to yon at once. THE DAILY CLINTONIAN THER lr ' ''"'"and Thursday; rla- jnnvr . "v,r" Itonlght. Price Three Cents Clinton, Indiana, Wednesday, January 13, 1937 Where Gem Hoard Was Hidden HOSPITAL BEDS FOR 11 INJURED Volume 25 Number 56 DEDICATION RITE FOR LOCAL GYM THURSDAY NIGHT Short Ceremony Ii Scheduled to Follow Basketball Contest; Room to Be Opened for Inspection I ' lrf I vf' vl Isaac SchUKterman Discovery of a J350.000 hoard of jewels in a Brooklyn safety deposit box cleared up the mystery surrounding the fortune in gems which had been reported stolen by Joseph Rose. 64-year-old eccentric who lives in poverty and on relief yet owns a king's ransom in diamonds. Rose first accused a friend of having stolen the gems but later admitted putting them in the bank vault His father. Isaac Schuster-man X4 who claims the jewels are his. is pictured showing police where the gems had been cached under the porch of his home before his son had taken them to the bank. TOWNSEND ASKS COOPERATION OF STATE CONGRESS More Wedding Bells Another betrothal in the Roose-. velt family links Eleanor Roose-1 velt. daughter of the late Henry Latrobe Roosevelt, who waa a cousin of the president, with Reverdy Wadsworth, son of Congressman and Mrs. James W. Wadsworth of New York. HALF CENTURY CLUB, AUXILIARY HOLD CEREMONY Large Group Present to Witness Installation of Officers; Talks, Entertainment Feature Program Marking the successful conclusion of another year, officers of the One- Half Century Club and Auxiliary were installed last night at public ceremonies held in the I. O. O. F. hall at Clinton and attended by nearly 150 members and guests. Numerous short talks by Incoming and retiring officers and a general program of entertainment rounded out the evening. An interesting situation was cre ated iu the men's branch of the order, due to the fact that T. L. McDonald, one of the principal found ers, now occupies both the offices of past sage and sage. He was re- (Continued on Page 6) BRADFIELD RITES . TO BE THURSDAY ROCKVIMJS, Jan. 13 Mrs. Cyn thla Bradfleld, 93, one of the oldest residents of Parke county, who died at 10 a. m. Tuesday morning at the home of Rev. and Mrs, T. J. Freed, southwest of Itockvllle, will be buried at 1:30 p. m. Thursday. Services will be held at the Union church, southwest of Rockville, with the Rev. R. C. Ellsworth, pastor of the Rockville Methodist Episcopal church In charge. Burial will be In the Mt. Olivet cemetery at Catlln, ind. iirisrra j Flea nor Roosevelt i V r4 iis)! Reverdy Wadsworth fciJf FARM PROGRAM FOR 1937 WILL BE PRESENTED Soil-Depleting, Conserving Bases to Be Used to Decide Upon Accomplishment of All Farmer EACH TOWNSHIP GETS MEETING Soil-depleting and soil-conserving baseB which will be established for each -participating farmi under the provisions of the 193f agricultural conservation program, will be used to determine eacb participating farmer's conservation accomplishment and the amount of payments for which he may qualify, according to L. E. Hoffman, assistant county agent leader of Purdue university and a member of the state committee. Detailed Information on the establishment of bases and on other provisions of the 1937 program will be available to Indiana farmers in , their community meetings at which the program will be explained. One etlng will be held in each town ship as follows: Schedule Announced Highland township, Perrysville high school building, Tuesday night, January 19, at 7:30 o'clock. Eugene township, Cayuga town 'lull, Wednesday afternoon, January !0, at 1:00 o'clock. Vermillion Township, court house, Tuesday afternoon, January 19, at 1 o'clock. Helt township, Bono church, Thursday afternoon,' January 21, at 1 o'clock. : 1 Clinton township, Centenary ichool building, Monday evening, January 18 at 7 o'clock. In establishing soil-depleting (Continued on Page 6) Special Speaker Here for School Assembly Today In commemoration of the birthday of Robert Burns, which is celebrated Jan. 25. Mrs. George AUar- dvee of Terre Haute, iorm.., Clinton, presented a talk on he works of the Scotch poet, at the io,nt junior and senior general assembly held in the gymnasium this morning. . William Pesavento Introduced the ,neaker. who spent her girlhood In Scotland and is personally familiar with many scenes closely associated with the great Scotch poet. A poem, Tam O'Shanter." by Burns, aa recited by her. Teachers in charge of the program, which was announced by Aldo Gugllelmettl. were: Mis Helen Newport. Miss Anna Laura Curtis. Hugh Mendenhall and Ernest Elliott. The rhythm band of the Cromp-ton Hill school, directed by Mrs. nertha Kennedy, with Helen Bod-nar as the leader, played several selections. Among the number nlayed were American Cadet March. Mickev Mouse's Birthday Party with Helen Bodnar and Rose Carrel as oloists. Our Choochoo -Train, and Hie Wedding of Jack and Jill. The last number was sung by Waite ana Wavland Archer, while a miniature wedding was enacted. Those who participated In the wedding were l.ily June Walton., brides Billy Col- er. groom: Jean KilDurn. nriara-ald; Wanda Thomaa, flower girl, id Joe Carrel, minister. They are 11 pupils of the Crompton Hill -hool, of which Mr. Alma Mooney principal. Herbert Hallett, accompanied at he piano by Mr. McCool, played a rombone solo. Miss Virginia Spear resented several reading and Mr. McCool ended the program with a iano selection. WALKER FUNERAL' IS HELD TODAY Funeral service for Mr. Mar--aret Walker, 77, of Shelburn. who lied at 8 p. m. Monday at her home here, were held at I p. m. today rom the residence. Burial was In "enter Ridge cemetery at Sullivan. Mrs. Sophia Auld of Clinton is a ister. Other survivor are the husband. James; two sons, Frank and lame Jr.; two daughter, Mr. Oti Lowe and Mrs. Mable Atkinson; hree other sisters, and three Police Say Bathtub Murder Is Already Solved; Negro Held NEW YORK. Jam IS Less than 8(1 hours after the' brutal bathtub slaying of beautiful Mrs. Mary Har riet case, 25, In her Jackson heights apartment, -police announced today they had found the killer In the per son of a Negro porter who worked in the building. The Negro was Identified as Ma Jor Oreen, 33, formerly employed by the Jackson Heights Bachelors club. Police said three of his flng-"i- prints were found on the door of he hathronf where the fllnislly-rls'' body of Mrs. Case, beaten and strangled, had been thrown. TROOPS PATROL FLINT; MURPHY GALISMEFTr Governor Orders City Official' Not tn "or"' Warrants for 12.000 Who Fought Against Police LEWI5! SF.FXING SENATE PROBE FLINT. Mich., Jan. 13 Wbll Infantry. artillery and cavalrv troops of the Michigan national guard marched into this city to prevent new riots at strike-torn auto plants. Gov. Frank Murphy of Michigan, close friend of President Roosevelt, today called for a conference of General Motors officials and United Automobile Workers union leaders for tomorrow in an attempt to end the labor war. The governor also ordered city officials not to attempt to serve 1.200 "John Doe" warrants against General Motors strikers. The warrants were obtained by Prosecutor Joseph R. Josephs after the pitched battle between strikers at Fisher body plant No. 2 of General Motors and company guards and police. Fourteen strikers were shot, 10 po licemen hurt and scores beaten and slugged. Ten of the Injured strikers later were placed under arrest. (Continued on' Page 6) Crazed Man Kills Wife, 2 Children, Commits Suicide WASHINGTON, Jan. 13. Something cracked in Corbin E. Boar-man's brain. He killed his wife by knocbins her unconscious .cutting her throat and shooting her. Laying In -wait for his three children to return home last night, he killed two of them and wounded the other. Then he fled to the railroad tracks nearby and jumped in front of a B. & O. train. The dead in addition to Boar- man: Mrs. Frances Boarman, Margaret, 26; William F., 24. 60; Miss Mary Boarman, the only survivor of her father's madness, was in a hospital with a bullet wound in the arm and concussion from blows he administered with a hammer. W. F Ryan Jr., her fiance who escorted her home, was struck In the cheek by the same bullet, suffering a flesh wound. The Boarmans were well-to-do and both were retired A. T. & T. employes. Just what prompted the 69-year-old man to stage his rampage may never be known. Miss Mary Boatman said there had been no family quarrel. Clinton Has Winter Sports Enthusiast; No Broken Legs Yet Mrs. Freida Wilson, according to her husband. Russell Wilson, is training to Join Miss Sonja Henie. world's woman champion ice skater, in a few months. Sunday she donned a pair of ice skates and turned a few loop-the-Ioods on the Ice. and yesterday while driving near Needmore she rioeirieri to trv the same thing with her car. but she met with unsuccessful results when the car overturned Mr. Wilson states that she plana to try a parachute jump next. Mrs Wilson was not Injured yesterday and the car was only slightly dam aged. jij. i irir IN AIR TRAGEDY One Killed in Crash of Plane in Mountainous Area; Those Hurt Rescued by Truck, Wagon PROBE LAUNCHED TO FIND REASON LOS ANOBLES, Jan. IS Martin Johnson, world famous big game hunter and explorer, died here today as a result of a plane crash in which another man was killed and 1 1 others Injured. Severe cerebral concussions and a skull fracture, a broken leg and multiple fractures of the Jaw caused Johnson's death. In a room near where her hus band died Mrs. Osa Johnson, his wife and companion on many of his trips, was seriously injured. She was not told of her husband's deafh. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13. After a perilous trip down a rain-lashed mountain road, 11 of the 12 survivors of the second air liner crash here since Christmas holidays were taken to hospitals today. The thirteenth person in the Ill- fated transport plane when It smashed into wreckage on a moun tain ridge yesterday, lay in a morgue, killed instantly. Two of the 12 Injured were in a critical condition but hope was held for their ultimate recovery. Night Rescue Flickering lights winding slowly around the serpentine bends of the muddy road heralded the approach early today of the strange caval cade of Injured to Olive View sani tarium, the county tubercular institution "whose patients heard the crash yesterday. Without taking the time to move the 11 to the sanitarium for examination, all were quickly placed In waiting ambulances which sped them to various hospitals. Wagon Used One group of eight survivorB was transported in a truck, held back on the steep grades by a tractor. The other three lay on mattresses in a wagon, drawn by two mules. More comfortable equipment could not reach the vicinity of the crash, seven miles from the "end of the pavement" at the sanitarium. (Continued on Page 6) John B. Giovanini Dies; Resident of Clinton 41 Years Death came to John B. Oiovanini. 7C, 103 South Ninth street at 6:30 p. m. Tuesday following an illness of ten davs duration. The cause of his death was not stated. Mr. Giovanini came to Clinton to make his home about 41 years ago and was a member of one of the oldest Italian families in the city He was a member of the Pletra Micra- and LI hero Pensero lodges. He Is survived by his wife. Anna; six sons. Doinenic, Louis and Henry, all of Clinton, Joe of Akron, Ohio, and John and Anton of Denver, Colo.; one daughter, Mrs. Angellne Hild of Terre Haute; one brother, Joe Oiovanini of Universal; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not yet been fully completed. Briefly, Mr, Roosevelt proposed: creation of two new cabinet posts. a department of public welfare and a department of public workB; the establishment of fie merit system for all government employes below the grade of policy-making; the ab olition of the comptroller general's office and the civil service commis sion; and the consolidation of all independent commissions, bureaus boards and corporations, numbering around 100, under the administra tive control of thetwelve cabinet de partments. Every one of these proposals, more startling to Washington than to the rest of the country, drew Are (Continued on Page 6) GAME STARTS AT 7 O'CLOCK Formal dedication services for Clinton's new $100. nnn gymnasium will he held Thursday night following the Braill-Cllnton basketball game, which will begin at 7 p. m. A. L. Treat er, commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic association, will head the list of speakers, who will talk briefly. Superintendent of Schools Earl noy.i stated today that the dedicatory program In particular will he announced Thursday morning. The ceremony will be neither elaborate nor extended. It was indicated. No Curtain-Kaiser A curtain-raiser will not be played tomorrow evening, which accounts for the early starting hour of the varsity game. Everyone Is Invited to attend the services. Boyd said, whether or not he attends the basketball game. No admission will be charged for those entering after the contest. The manual arts, domestic science and music rooms will be thrown open for the guests' inspection, and students will be on hand for (heir convenience. School officials from various sections of the state, as well as the public, have been invited. Mayor Clyde M. Zink, who played an important part In the building of the gymnasium, which was a federal aid project, will be among the speakers. ' . Stiff Opposition Persons attending the game are assured of a good evening, since Brazil has one of the best hardwood aggregation in Central Indiana. Earlier In the season they could have smothered the local cagers. buU (Continued on Page 6) Bloodstained Car Seen as Clue in Kidnaping Puzzle EVERETT. Wash., Jan. 13. Although they masked their emotions in a veil of secrecy, law enforcc-mant agents taking part in the great hunt for the fiendish kidnaper-slayer of Charles Mattson believe they have the car in which the cruelly-beaten little body was transported to the snow-covered field near Everett where it was found Monday. This new development .the first definite "break" In the most intensive manhunt In the history of the northwest was learned by International News Service today despite many denials on all sides. The car, bloodstained and travel marked, is Impounded In a police garage here, being held for the most minute examination by G-men who hope It will open a path, thus far tryingly mysterious, that will lead to the capture of the Inhuman des perado who stole the hoy from his Tacoma home last Dec. 27, for lit 000 ransom, and finally murdered blm. The first and most desperate efforts of all officers, and there is an army of local, state and federal agents after the black-beared "Tim." were to find the automobile in which the abductor swerved across a snow patch, leaving a clear tire imprint, to the spot where the body was found. MARLOW RITES ARE ARRANGED ROSEDALE, Jan. 13 rFuneral services for John P. Marlow, 72. who died of uremic poisoning at his home in Sandcut at 2 p. m yester day will be held at 1 p. m. tomor row at the Baptist church, with bu rial in Clear Run cemetery. The body was removed from the Cox and Cottrell funeral home In Rosedale to the residence at 1 p. m today. He Is survived by the wife; four sons, James and Roy of Sand-cut, George of Universal, and Mat of Carbon, and two daughters. Lulu Neese of Jopy and Mrs. Bryan Over-peck of Catlln. I THE TEMPERATURE Bv The Clintonlan thermometer: River Lower Today; Rise Is Foreseen as Rain Strikes Clinton A drop of one inch In the Wabash na BhnWTI l)V river since yesiemij the railroad brige river gauge this oming at 7:30. when It stood, a- 22 feet and 2 inches. However, with the continuea rain and warm weather mat win ..ou the ground to thaw, a furtner rise n the river is expected. The bottom lands, east of the riv- . .i.- .u ..;..rli,t la er. are tinea ana me mu once more being used, as about 100 yards of the new road is coverea with water. It is almost two- feet deep at the viaduct. A steam roller and the voad engineer's shack near the site of the new viaduct are standing in several feet ef water. Louis Malanowski, Fairview Veteran, Dies on Tuesday Louis Stanley Malanowski, 40, a well known resident of Fairview, died at his home Tuesday st 1:20 p." m. following a protracted itinera). Survivors are his wife, Mary; four sons, Audi, William, Robert and John Lee, two daughters, Josephine and Rose Evelyn, all at home; "one brother, Joe Mayo of Hammond, and a sister, Mrs. Helen Itezepka of West Frankfort, 111. Mr. Malanowski was a member of the American Legion nnd was a World war veteran. The body will be taken to the residence late this afternoon, where funeral services will be conducted at 8 30 a. m. Friday. Continued serv ices will be held at 9 a. m. at the Sacred Heart church. Hurial will be in the Walnut Grove cemetery. New Governor Ask Legislators " to Refrain From Passing Many New Laws in This Session INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13. De daring that the state administra linn had no "ambitious program o governmental reform," Gov. M. Cllf ford Townsend pleaded with mem hers of (he eightieth general assem lily to hold new legislation to a min Inium in his first gubernatorial ad dress to the legislators here today. After outlining only a few poll-ies of major importance to a joint session of the senate and house of representatives, the governor said: Qnic', Session Nought "I would be happy, and I think tlin people of Indiana would be happy, ir this general session would hold new legislation to a minimum; if it would act primarily to complete the good works already begun in tills state." Thus the governor confirmed the (Continued on Tage 6) WIGGINS MADE NEW MANAGER Max Wiggins has been appointed manager of the local A&P grocery sture to replace Carl Jeffries, who recently resigned. Mr. Wiggins has worked for the AP company since 1933 and has been assistant manager of the local store since November, 1935. Mr. Jeffries plans to devote tats time to the management of the Marshall hotel here and the Rex theater in Terre Haute. cold dressing room at the Belasco theater here and discussed her plans tor the future a future she said may or may not include the great Barrymore, onetime matinee idol of the stage. '"'lO Miss Barrie and Barrymore quar reled New Year's eve. "I had saved a surprise for him that night." said Miss Barrie. "I had signed for a role in 'The Return of Hannibal,' and was going to tell him while we were celebrating New Year's eve at a swank cafe. "I was simply bubbling over with happiness. I was very excited. But when 1 told John, he blew up sky high and made a terrific scene which led to our temporary separa (Continued on Page 8) Elaine Says Johns Jealousy Will Not Ruin Her Stage Career, Plans To Appear in San Francisco Soon Great Opposition Appears After President Roosevelt's Long List Of Governmental Ideas Is Heard HOLLYWOOD. Jan. 13. "John Barrymore wouldn't share a spot light wltb God! "He's jealous of :me as a woman and as a actress. He s atraia oi any one and anything that turnB the sftitlight from himself. "But John's not going to ruin my chances of a stage career. I'm going to open in 'The Return of Hannibal' at San Francisco Feb. 1, John or no John!" That was the gaunlet flung down today by Elaine Barrie, the determined dark-eyed girl who married the 52-year-old Barrymore last Nov. 9 at Yuma, Ariz. Her many-karated and famous engagment ring flashed fire from Miss Barrie's finger as she aat in a WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 Presi dent Roosevelt appeared headed I" day for a major clash with congress over his proposals to shake up the American governmental system as it has never been shaken up In Its his tory. 4 Hostility to the president's sweeping reform program broke out like a rash all over Capitol Hill- It was not confined to any groups or blocs or parties. Everybody, seemingly, disliked certain of the pro posalB and joined in picking the program to pieces. The prediction was general that it will require all of Mr. Roosevelt's well-known persua siveness to make effective any ap preciable portion of bis ideas. 6 a. m., 36; soon, 40.

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