The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on April 5, 1935 · Page 1
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Entered as second class mattor, Oct. 4, 1895. at post office at Tipton, Ind., under,the act ot Mareh 5.1879. VOLUME XL, >'O. J58. Set I6,OOO,'OOO Trees in the United States During 10S4. TIPTON, INDIANA, FBIDAT EVENING, APRIL 5. 1936V NOTES OF INTEREST Judge Russell Heard Arguments and Tried Cases Friday Morning. JURY I& ORDERED IN Action of 1 Goodnight vs. Wyriok and Others Set for Trial April 15. Washington., April 5. — AH tree planting records in the United States were broken last year with the setting out ot 11)3,000,000 trees on national and state forest lands. The 1934 plantings on national forest areas were more than three times the average plantings of the years previous to 1933. In that year the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps made it possible to increase the plantings from 24,000 acres in 1932 to 69,000 acres in 1933, and to 77,670 acres in 1934. =• New York was first by st-Mes with. 40,564,282 trees. Wisconsin was second with 14,857.505 trees, and Michigan was third was 12.4GS.500. CALL OFF SPECIAL Friday in Circuit Court Judge Russell listened to arguments in several pending cases, heard the evidence in two divorce actions and made, entries in a hunch of miscellaneous matters. The jury has been asked for Monday, April Kith at which time the action brought by Paul Goodnight against OUia Wyrick and others is set for trial. The action j is one involving a corn deal be-- tween the parties. One new action was placed on the docket Friday it being a cane in which the Farmers Loan & Trust Company is asking a judgment for $2,5(1(1 with interest from March S. Hi 3-1 und $33 iwiil cut for insurance, together .with foreclosure of a mortgage on lot 12 in Shirk's 4th addition to the j gram are Rradua u y ueing a b a n- Plans for Meeting of State Legislature Gradually Are Abandoned. BECAUSE OF A TAX (By t'nitoi] Truss). Indianapolis. April 5. — Plans for a special session of the Indiana legislature this summer to enact a .state social security pro- reason sentiment against city of Tipton. The complaint filed j doned> it was ,-eported by C. \V. Mount makes M. S. I llere today. Brower,, Josephine Grower. R. C. j chief reason for lne Foland and J. M. Richards defendants. The court heard the evidence in the divorce proceedings brought by Mrs. Ardella Stewart ag;ainst L. D. Stewart -who were married in 1912 and took the reliably growing a special session is that a sales tax would have to be enacted to provide funds for the security program. Many Democratic leaders believe that enactment of a sales tax would be political suicide for BASKKETBALL COACHES. of ther one-year-old son, I Will Probably Ask for Restraining the understanding that the I Line '"r Center Jump. matter under advisement. Charges of cruelty and incompatibility •were made by the wife who was asking a divorce and alimony. In the divorce proceedings brought by Mrs. Miriam Fisher against Earl D. Fisher, the Court heard the evidence and granted the plaintiff a divorce and the cus- j tody with father could have reasonable visitation with the child. The defendant was ordered to pay the sum of $2.50 per week until further orders for'-the support of the child. The divorce was granted on grounds of cruelty and failure to -provide a suitable home. After hearing arguments in the action brought by the administrator to sell real estate of the late William C. Schombers of Sharps- •rille the Court took the matter under advisement, as to a request to separate the complaint into different paragraphs. Mrs. Ella Bockover who was given a property in Sharpsville under the •will, which is included in the request of the administrator to see. is asking a separate trial of her rights by jury. the party in view ot the election coming up next year. Gov. Paul V. McNutt is expected back from a Florida va-catlon today and^may have something to say about the question. (By United Press). Chicago, April 5.—A .commit- John C. Scully, Mentally Deranged From 111 Health, Committed Suicide. HAD MOWED HIS LAWN Unfortunate Man Left No Note Nor Gave Any Sign of : His Intentions. The body of John C. Scully. 52, life-long resident of Atlanta and one of the most popular residents of that community, committed suicide at his home there shortly before noon Friday. His lifeless body was found on the upper floor of the garage at the rear of his residence by Stella Bishop, housekeeper, who had called him for dinner and receiving no response went in search of him. Help was summoned and the body was lowered and a call sent to the Young mortuary. The body was brought to the Young parlors for prepaartion and was returned to the home in Atlanta Friday evening to await services. During the morning Mr. Scully had busied himself about the home and had cut the lawn and then swept the sidewalks. About 11:00 o'clock he was seen to enter the garage by Mias Bishop and wh(m he did not resp(md to hej . ^ (o dinner> she went there in search ot him. It was thought he had been dead about one-half hour when the body was found. Coroner Donahue of Hamilton county held an inquiry and his verdict will be suicide. The tragedy was one which shocked the community as no better liked man than John Scully ever resided tlure. He was one of those men possessed of a pleasing personality, and his life spent in the same community was one of industry, care, for his neighbors, and an open book for all. He was a Jevout member of the Catholic church at Cicero and lived an upright life. For the 'Past two years his health had been failing. Jobless Picket White House Flaunting a banner bearing a picture of a rattlesnake and the inscription, "Dori't Tread on Me", delegates from an unemployment organization picketed the White House; although President Franklin D Roosevelt was absent on a Florida fishing trip. bail He was afflicted with a nervous TKXTBOOK LAW. State Board of Education Studies the Xew .Statute. (By Urilled Pre«*)." Indianapolis, April 5. — The state board- ot education met today to discuss the new free textbook law and issue a statement (Clarifying its provisions. •• Floyd I. McMurray, state super- Intendent of public instruction, announced that the .boards would sot discuss a proposal to change the state high school basketball •yatem. Uttle Change. There, to llttle~cbange in the coaches association debated proposed rules changes in a closed session today, putting a few streamline Couches 'on the revamped game they will suggest to the national rules committee. It was considered possible the coaches will recommend only one major rule change, 'establishing a restraining line for the center jump. Broke Left Amu •*• Ed Michael of Sheridan, who has been employed on a farm in Jefferson township, suffered a broken arm, between the wrist and elbow Thursday evening and was brought to Tipton 1 for medical attention. The break was a bad one it being necessary to administer an anesthetic to dress it, following which he was taken to his home. • disorder, but no hint was ever made that he contemplated self destruction. No note was fcund on the body and the only explanation Is that ill health so preyed on his mind that he Became ii responsible. John C. Scully was born and reared In Atlanta, his father, Hugh Scully being one of the early druggists of that town and was associated in .business with the late John Buscher. His mother was Bridget (Shiel) Scully and they were the parents ot six- children, five of whom survive. Surviving brothers and sisters are Joseph Scully and Mrs. Quay Kring of Atlanta; Mrs. Loretta Good ot Kokomo; Wflttam Scully of Toledo, O. ; and Frank Scully; agent for the Nickel Plate railroad at Noblesvllle. The deceased several years ago Continued on Page 2. Germans Control Swedish Arms Plants; Krupp Owns Essential Part $f Company Stockholm, April 5. — The revelation that a considerable pan of Sweden's war material industry Is In foreign, particularly German, hands wa« mide in the report of a commluHm that has fccon q«niiiP |n B . t"* Question of «tnmnieni»- mannteoture. . both of foreign- policy and defense. In the case of the Bofors and Bofors-Nobelkrut companies, the commission ascertained "a very essential part ot the ahare capital" is .held by the Krupp company, of Jfesen. J In jyi^pi^_iF^ndnj^»;(the Mrs. Minnie (Hash) Huffer Succumbed jto Nervous Breakdown. FUNERAL IS SUNDAY The Kempton; community lost one of Its best women early Friday morning when -Mrs. Minnie Hash Huffer, wjfe of Lloyd Huffer, manager of i the meat department at the Bargain Grocery, died at her home in (hat town at 5:00 o'clock. Death poisoning of source of which! was never definitely established: and followed a complete nervous breakdown. Mrs. Huffer haci been in failing health for the past year and collapsed several weeks ago. since, which time herj condition had rapidly become 'worse. Services are to be held at the Christian church in Kempton. Sunday afternoon at '2:00 o'clock with Rev. L. R.JGray of Sheridan in charge and burial will be in the Kempton ce;metery. Mrs. Huffer had spent practic- was caused from the system, the Man Who Stole Horses and Worked Them on Farm Got 1 to 10 Years. WAS DISFRANCHISED ally all of her coming to that life in Kempton community when a babe of two months and for the past 30 years she had been aor tive in church, j social and -civic activities of the community. Sho was a member of the Christian church, a teacher in the Sunday school and active in all departments of the cHurcK. Minnie Hash i Huffer was born at Gallatin, Tenn., December 22, 1888, being onjej of several chii; dreh born to William iRobert and Millie Elizabeth^ (Richardson^ Hash, who locatjed northeast of Kempton whenj j she was two later moved to Kempton, where the mother died Afn-tl 2, 1900. i October 29, 1910 she was unit- conclusion is : Tah*r«s- held Urnha months old an^ | six years ed in marrlagi and the husbai gene surrive. A Infancy. ; She is also d and to Lloyd Huffer a son Eui- Charles Raquet, resident of Arcadia, whose confession to stealing two horses, near- his home surprised the community, was sentenced from one to ten years in prison by Judge C. M. Gentry in the Hamilton Circuit Court. Raquet was sentenced on the charge of stealing a horse from the Carl Sinclair premises and a charge of stealing a horse from Benjamin Bender near Cicero is still pending, but will llke- j ly be dismissed. This whole proceeding was one of the most unusual cases of theft which has come to the attention of officers and the public iff general for some time. Raquet, a farmer and coming from a respected family, was found working a team of stolen horses, the animals having been taken from separate farms, neither of which was mor.e than six miles from where they were being worked in 1 a field. Not only that but Raquet had been driving them into Arcadia and to other places. He had disguised the animals some by cropping manes and tails and blacking a white spot In the forehead of one, but they were easily recognized by the owners. Raquet for some time stuck to his story that he had purchased the animals from a mysterious "Mr. Sylvester,'';but his story jflid not ring true and he was given ten days to produce "Sylvester/ or identify the premises •where! he bought one of the animals, wh!ich he stated was In'a barn. The [other he claimed to have bought {from a truck load of jborses. Tuesday the man appeared jbe- daughter died in mrvived by. thu Is past 90 yean resided with th'i of Kempton; •::, --•^-•-^• aged father who of age and who deceased in Kimpton. Surviving brothers and B stars are John li Hash, principal of the Junior high school in 'Tiptin; Mrs/ James Hotter of HTliii burg; Booth Hai lore Judge Gentry voluntarily 1# T* 8 and wanted to j| enter a pl« guilty, but as no charge ; pending against him he; turned over to sheriff Baker until charges were filed. Raquet then «rs. charges, were made a full :; In ••passing ten years, Jud Raquet feesion. itence ot one to Gentry 1 and d Three Corps Moved tip to the Great Chain of Fori treeses on Frontier. READY FOE WARFARE French Soldiers Scattered From Swiss Border to Opposite Luxembourg. (By: United Press). Paris, April 5.^—Prance decided today to swell her army by re-j taining under the colors the' trained conscripts who are about due to be released. They, number 110,000 men. -- Paris, April 5. — Three army corps moved up today to the great chain of forts along the German frontier. The supreme council of national defense met here 'to recommend that the present class of conscripts, due to be released at the end of this month, be kept in the army until the end of July rbecause of the threat of war. They plan, that when the new class of recruits reports for duty April i23, 530,000. France Has Home" Army of 3oO,OOO, She: Reports Paris, April 5. — The home forces of the French army, exclusive of colonial troops, total f350,000 men, according to a -communique of the ministry of war. . In. explanation it -was said that, certain native units had been released from service in Morocco, which has been pacified, and had been brought back to France. It was also said that the November contingent of the conscrips army had exceeded expectations and that voluntary enlistments likewise had risen unexpectedly. The total indicates 278.000 men are stationed In France, plus 72,000 men belonging to mobile 'forces. . To these will be added the April contingent whose number can not be calculated yet. HEAT LETTER TO Cambridge, Mass., Man Made Threat to Assassinate Roosevelt. IS NOW UNDER ARREST (By Unlteil Press). Boston, April 5. — Thomas F. the army shall total j Murphy, 29, Cambridge, was a.r- i rested by'secret service men to- The; corps constitute the second May on a charge of writing a let- • - -"-- ter in which he allegedly threatened to assassinate President Roosevelt. Assistant n. S. District Attorney William T. McCarthy, "who swore out the complaint, said line of defense, acting,as a cover for this mobile force* which occur pies the Maglnot line of steel and concrete fortresses stretching from Switzerland.' • The! men of the three corps started at dawn, afoot, by train and 'in< motorized column ' from the Swiss frontier to Ardennes opposite Luxembourg, to fill 'in the gaps between the links of the Maglnot forts. J In addition. Gen. Louis Maurin, war • minister, announced today that a force of Moroccan tirail- leurs tod been moved from Auch to upper Alsace, on' the frontier, and two .battalions of infantry had been sent from Narbonne to Meitz to strengthen the frontier. Election in Free Oitjri day Regarded as UnofV? ficial Plebiscite. 'BACK TO GE Groups of German Cit&egf Exhort Voters to Aid Fatherland. (By United Press). • , Danzig, April 5.—Nazis Danzig, fought today for a ;"bacfc- ~ to-Germany" majority In Sinn- day's diet elections.' ; . -| •-.< To them the election 'is an unofficial plebiscite to tell the worl4 that they want to go back : to'tfiel Fatherland from which the YeS^T. sallies treaty tore them. ! ' ' ' It is the first drive in a move- . ment whose nature was with crystal clarity by the tion placards in the streets: -"The Saar Is free; now Danzig's turn." • : Official German interest In the election for 72 members ol the diet of this little "free city 6$, Danzig" nestling on the botdwi * of East Prussia is intense. " I «-7 All week a corps of high presr sure Nazi orators has urged the people to be German, to- t» SWai to go with Adolf Hitler and the- new Germany to the heights of honor and national virility. Danzig city and territory, coni- prlsing 154 square mil It's I Murphy mailed a three-page, pen- «7,500 people, was taken ciled letter to the president'under! Germany under article .VII of date of March 27, complaining! Versailles treaty and ; put ]T» about unemployment conditions, j autonomous rule, smpervteed ' According to letter concluded— ."I will assassinate you if I don't receive an answer." Murphy vainly, tried to plead guilty to the charges. U .S. Commissioner Harry N. McCarthy, the League of Nations high 00 ^ sioner. The present commissioner Is Seane Lester of the state. ' ( , There is a senate constating a president, a vice president* ai 10 senators; and a diet Gouterman noted, however, that stag ot 72 deputies. Diet mi Murphy had no counsel and hej are selected for 4 years, tto <Jfc entered a not guilty plea for the: elects the senators for indefinite By tonight tHere will be a I defendant and remanded him to i terms. ____'' __". _ ..(- . _ - \ -r. i solid blue line from the Belgian to the Swiss border. , The exact number of men involved was not announced. The ministry of war said that at present the corps number between 5,000 arid 10,000 men each. They are skeleton corps, which would be filled in quickly in the event of war to total 50,000 men each. a hospital for observation. Murphy is a former CCC worker and was believed by officials to be a psychopathic case. TO COACH KEMPTOX. TEXAS TORNADO. Farming Community Devastated andj Many People Injured. '' -^—~— '. i ' Del Rio, Tex., Atfril 6;—A tor- linrry Hobbs, Scirclcvillp Conch, Makes Change. Announcement - was made Friday by Charles Jones, superintendent of the schools of Clinton •county, that Larry Hobbs, who has been coaching at Scircleville j a regu , t of the In the last diet Nazis had 38 out of 72 seats. They seek time anywhere up to 80 pet or more, but certainly not than two-thirds. Opposition 1 ties—Socialist, Centrists, Na alists, Communist, Poles and < er groups—fear they may what they want. : Warsaw, April 5.—Poland'* 1 friendship with Germany, an* portant factor in the arms crisis, is put to the test had accepted a 'position as coach at the Kempton schools and that _ _ ___ nado struck the Quemado farming i K ?'th Stronp would be coach at community in Maverick county today, demolishing nouses, ruln- ing| crops, flooding the countryside and breaking communication wires, ij "- ' •; • -' : -i; Reports received /hire were that 150 persona were; injured, three; (if them .probably: fatally.' Scircleville the coming terra. Larry Hobbs developed a real team at Scircleville and; won the Clinton county championship. Kempton last season bad one of the best basketball teams it has had lit years and. mosti of ttiera will be in the 1935-1936 line-up. CosjlyMuseuifl[Caster t&B%\BipUby ykefeller in sesaed a One of . chtBed the defeiiaant, Who ti nor hold Mew M>0 tin archlt westla Manhai suit'of fork, April iicture housing |tho most collection j of Oo9'! c il material |; jn jtjfe hemisphere Jwill • «rqwB highest-hill a»^a iViffi by; John' 0. ' ''- Metrtj>6Utfn •,2,ff8'py-1 tan. It now i occupies a small structure at 88JJ Fort Washington avenue, f..! .j : i V! ; ' ... 'In addition to | the ,buflding, which is ;to hi ready .'laf three yea*?;; -Mr. [ Ro^clcefeller ,1 has pre- .sehtod; to; the; museum I what it irtant in- r) - : - tion of the Danzig diet. The government, it uounced, has protested the Danzig diet, the) body, against the particfpal German Nazi orators on *to Germany" platfonn. :r Dr. K. Papee. to Danzig, made the,i it was revealed-he privately six time* the senate. HlTLER DB Memorandum of i Propoc*U Gtant&f '-CBy ttnlttrt-' London, April 6.-^ gave Sir John 8tn memorandum ;i proposals : 1tor^ ropVittrth^jrk 1 was revealed |

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