The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on April 24, 1935 · Page 6
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 6

Tipton, Indiana
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Wednesday, April 24, 1935
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PAGE SIX pfesee Lawhorn and John Roush Accused of Theft of Chickens. 30TH PLACED IN JAIL Following an all-day investigation Tuesday by Chief of Police Roscoe Jones, Sheriff Cardwell and Deputy Sheriffs Virgil Cardwell and Roy Hurt, the officers "believe they have solved several, cases of petty thievery which havo been going on in Tipton and vicinity. Jesse Lawhorn, who was picked up Monday evening and held for investigation and John Roush, who was placed in jail Tuesday evening, are charged with theft of chickens from several homes in and near Tipton. Both are well known residents of Tipton having resided here for a number of years. Officers have suspected Hid two for some time and following the sale of several chickens Saturday started the investigation. According to the story each man accused the other of having had the chickens and getting the oth- <jr to make the sale. Before placing Roush in jail the officers visited Kokomo and several surrounding places and are said to have found where chickens had been sold by one or the other of the men. Lawhorn, unmarried, lias been spending part of his time at the Roush home on Sweetland Ave. Roush is a world war veteran •with a family and has been on FERA work in the city having been assigned as a helper for .custodian John Altherr at the courthouse. DRIVE IS TELLING. Drop Reported in Relief Expenditures Following New Plan. (By United Tress). Indianapolis, April 24. — A vigorous drive to reduce Indiana's relief load by eliminating "chiselers" and making an extra effort to place indigents in private employment was announced Tuesday by Wayne Coy, director of the governor^ commission on unemployment relief. Indiana's relief costs run approximately $3.000,000 a month but have been dropping during the last three months, Coy said. Reattributed the decline to absorption by private (industry. Cos- expects the double-barrelled attack to prove exceptionally fruitful. "Our objective this spring is to- get the men and women oh relief back into a job." he ! explained. "No persons will be'per- mitted to refuse a job in private industry at a living wage and remain on relief." i Confidential information | regarding "chiseling' 1 was inyited liy the relief director. He pj-om- sed that all information would lie checked carefully and idejitity of tlie informant kept a secret. CLIPPER PLANE SftFELY DUST STORMS. Believed Present Clouds Mark tin End of Hliglit. Shock Felt for Miles Along Strip of Land Jutting Into Water. Giant Ship Delayed hy Head Winds on Flight From Hawaiian Islands. IN AIR FOR; 21 HOURS Alameda, Cal., April 24.—The flying Clipper, conquering adverse ocean winds, arrived here at 2:58 p. m. (4:5S"p. nil Central standard lime) yesterday to complete a 2,-100-mile return flight from Honolulu in twenty hours and fifty-nine minutes.i Fii-st to make the round-trip between California and Hawaii, the nineteen-ton j flying b o : a t alighted perfectly ion the sun-lit waters as 10,000 spectators watched. ! Two of the craft's four motprs were shut oft and the others tip.\- ied the craft to the landing float. Three bags of injail, containing 14,000' letters, wen; tossed ashore and Capt. Edwin 0. Mustek and his five-man crew Demerged from their ship. 1 The fliers appeared slightly wan, but otherwise! gave no indication they had Just completed the 2.-100-mile journey, • t SPOKE TO I^KGE CROWD. Mclhodist riiurch Filled to Hear Eskimo Woman's Address. jCength of Toir Life \ (By April j Washington, mark of death—a, sign when ione will 'die—hasj bpen discovered in the human eye, Felix Bernstein of Columbia university in ' New York 'City Tuesday jtold the ] national Academy of Science. Profeesor Bernstein said he had established a definite! relationship between tl.e length of life, 1 barring accidents, and the elasticity of the liiuman eyei. .At the age of 15 to 55. most persons sufi'ejf from hardening oil thfe lens qf the eye to F.uch an eitteht that jit is difficult i for them jj to focus accurately while reading] i Bernstein f pundj that the great- jr the elasticity of the ; middle iged iadlvidiial's eyes, the longer would bj? his life provided ii J dies from brainstrpke or jheartstroke. This gejieral classification causes ji'Joiit h^lf of the recprded deaths, he said.) : : ; i : ! The dther half jof thej dehths, Vhich constitute accidents, pneuj- 'I r and other ii ; ^ can npt be foretold from monia, diabetes, cane iseases tjhe relatives jhardiiebs of eyes' lenses, he explained. the Provincetown, Mass., April! 2-1. —An earthquake rocked this last (By Unilt-il Pi-ess). Kansas City. Mo., April 24.— Dust from southwestern Kansas spread Tuesday over four mid- Western states. Indications were it was the "tail ender" of the storms which have plagued a fivo- Btate area re-currently since 0 Feb- •ruary. Dodge City was the renter r-f the new "black blizzard." Tons of grime were picked up by a :'.'-•mile wind and carried over Nebraska and the Dakotas. Visibility was reduced to nothing at Dodge City during tin height of the blow. At Hismark. ' N. D., 600 miles north, visibility was half a mile. . Although a stiff wind blewfover eastern Colorado it carried little dust. The Oklahoma and Texas panhandles reported little drift- Ing. Charge Embezzlement. Denny S. Springer, long-time real estate dealer in' Kokomo, was arrested Tuesday on a grand Jury indictment charging embezzlement of- $900 from a client. It is charged Springer was making a deal for the exchange of a prop- erjyjn Kokomo for one in Lafay- efie'and ^received $900 from Randolph MItchel but the deal did.not go through-and Springer tailed to return the $900. town on the tip "f Cap« Cud night, shaking houses, ruttjling dishes and terrifying the inl|abi- tants. I The quake, felt for miles along the narrow tip of the cape.j «<•- curn-d at S:24 p. m.. aroordink to records of the Harvard university seismograph station. Until the university record! established that the shock wa$ an earthquake, residents of the town believed there had been a tremendous explosion. I Subsequent reports, however, established tliat tlie shock been felt as far distant as A flett. fifteen miles from Pruv town. The quake also was fe Gloucester on the north slim Massachusetts. Buildings swayed for the seconds' duration of tlie q and a thirty-five-foot watcht- of the coast guard at Race Point, two miles from town, "shook like a leaf," the lookout reportec Mrs. Elizabeth Ijlackmore, Eskimo and a native of Baffin Land. LITTLE DAMAGE DOlNEfspoke to an audience which filled the auditorium of the Kemp Memorial Methodis< church Tuesday night. Some of the balconies were also occupied. t in few lake GRAN CHACO AVAR. the dow lades il-,We are showing a brand new color in win- shades (blinds) •we know you will lit. And it is made f; unfilled cloth, and " 1 colors are used. We and hand- Some Success Is Reported B.\ Bolivian Troops. Buenos Aires, -Argentina.^ April 24.—Forty tfiousiTnd men fought yesterday .in line oMhe largesi battles of the long Gran Chaco; war on a 25 mile front from Villa- montes north to Charagua. The battle has been raging for six days, and although more then 2,000 men were reported killpd, it has so far been indecisive. The Bolivians announced they had decaptured Charagua in Bolivia : .proper, halting the guayan drive into Santa province and pushing them to the Parapetl river. Tlie Paraguayans declared they had/started a counter-atta :k in the center and the Bolivians were withdrawing from Boyuibe. A Bolivian communique said the Bolivians had broken the enemy lines on all fronts, t iking many prisoners, mortars, ', kill- njur- This interesting little Eskimo, who lias been a resident of Indianapolis for fifteeii years, spoke in the native costume, of the far ortli and told of the life in the and of the midnight sun. More as learned about Baffin' Land by er audience, in the short time ken by her address, than could ivo been .learned from reading bout the country for hours. Inmate details in the life of th-J atives were brought out by tlvj peaker, whose address was lingled with amusing, incidents. In addition to being a most in- resting and entertaining speak• Mrs. liiackmoro plays the uc- ordion and she rendered several elections, playing: some of the Id favorite songa ' ; Mrs. Blackmore arrived in Tinon at 12:.30 Tuesday and during he afternoon spolte to the stit- enT-body of the high school. Tuesday evening she was enter- ained at dinner bjv- Mrs. Glen IcCorkle. other ilinner guests efng Mrs. Bertha' Compton and liss Mary Catherine Compton. She was asked tt) .come to Tinon for this addreks by the Mis- ionary society of 'the Kemp Memorial .Methodist church and her ddress was made without .admis- ion charge, a frej> will offering icing taken. j i Para- Cruz back chine guns, rlfles'and trucks ing 2,000 Paraguayans and Ing or capturing 3.000. ICE We arc making onr ice delivery daily. Hung' ont ; 'our card for prompt service. . Buy one of our new refrigerat" 1 »nr| easy payment plan. on Friend pf the President Will Havei Charge 'of Spending.'Billions. Bankrupt Indianapolis Concern Shows Few Assets at 'First Hearing. NEAR COMPLETE LOSS Indianalpolls, April 24.—Creditors of Ffaff;l&. Hughel, Inc., investment; firm, stand a very tangled small return affairs of the which then was adjourned 10 i>'clock the!morning of WILL PASS ON PLANS Washingtpn, April j 24. — Setting up ,the machinery through which will be fed all plans foi| creating Jobs put of jthe $4,000,-! 000,000 ; work4relief fund, President Roosevelt yesterday moved a step nearerl the b'ig spending st,age of I his program^ i The White house, Jin a 400- word statement, delegated the task of |passin|g on a.11 plans to Frank C. Walker, i a New York lawyer Ayho for years has: been a close frifcnd pf the; president. To handle Uie jbbj Walker today retujrns tq the post he i formerly held as head of the! national emergency council.! A njew divi-r sion of tjhe -council was set u:p. to deal wltjh the plats! Donald i R: Kichberg;, who has bejen, executive director of the'council since Walker left aifew months ago, ;will devote hisj full ;time to directing NRA. | . : ;. | •. Almost coincidentally with bankrupt to receive when the firm are straightened out, accord- :ng to Indications at the first meeting t f creditors in the federal building (yesterday. Myron M. lilughel, president, was the only officer of the firm examined during; th% 3%!-hour session, intil May 8. j • j! • ' : ; Attorney AJbrecht: Kipp, receiver, told the referee .that the angible assets;,! which include fur- liture, equipnient and customer'- ists in the Illfhois 'building suite, probably will 'not .exceed $6,000. They are to <b|e sold^Aprll 29. The originajl, schedule which isted indebtedness of : $573,000 and assets jot $573,000, are worthless in rjeality, including an tern of $164,t)00 owed: by the 'faff & Hughe! Investment Corporation, a,n inactive affiliate. AFTER i YEARS. William Keifer of Kokomo Will Xot Stand Trial for Murder. William Keifer, operator of a cigar and billiard room on South Main street, Kokomo,;won a legal battle of eleven years Tuesday, when chaiiges^ of murder pending against hiin ik the Miami circuit court were dismissed. Keifer Was,'arrested :In January 1924.J following the finding of the body of Catherine Russell in an apar^me.nt over a pool room operated by Keifer. The woman had been killed from a shot from a revolver! found on the floor by the body.; ! announcement, word Secretary Ickes that begin conferences; leaders qoon looking he [ wou , frbni ld with labor to a jrevision the, nubile works RURAL KL»!T 'RICITY. Wght Against Funn Bureau Plan Is Imminent. (By OnltcdjPrPss). Indianapolis, April 24. —A con- est over the rightj to develop the rural electrification program In ndiana appeared imminent today when it was learned that independent groups are prepared to •esist the Indiana Farm Bureau's iteps toward getting the project under way. downward of wage scale. - The secretary sai|d recently that ijll work; projects would have a uniform j wage! scale. Aijministraj thon spokesmen ba<| suggested tjhat workers under the relief ipro- gram b4 paid a security f age Would averagi about i?50 month! with lower -ales forj unskilled mbor. . i : i i As outlined : by the white house statement; all jsugg^p :ed plans for islng \vpr.k-reitef funds willflow tjhrough] the neiji- jdivlsion of the (imergenjcy council. The Indiana Fa operative Assoclat •m Bureau Co- oto, ! Inc., has filed a petition w! th the publi service commission of convenience aid necessity In all of the state's for certificates 92 counties. Hearing on the pekltlon Is scheduled for May 14. j Meanwhile a gr >up (headed ! by Norman Evans, B jrUNTINGTON Power Company | ! C barges j City lines Are' ai M enace. : j(B.v Tlhltcrt! P Hunt&gtonJ Apr Constructed by eibp oom field, has taken steps to incorporate i rifral electrification company to operate in 11 counties an] will file this week with the public service commission -for a certificate of convenience and necessity. Klttl Ij ,ElCI«*f »»ww.p«—«-• w«; - -j- klectricsll (distribution! lor the'ppwj- er company, jau^liis tne | trial 61 Mayor Cljire W. |H. ^angs atj4 10 other defendants | on charg< a; ~ot WEATHER—Probably rain be- nqlng tonight J or Thursday; slightly warmer tnj extreme nofth- weit -tonight;' cooler .Thursday -In '*'*' iltyillgit plant: eta ititu^e a! ifire i i • • . . __ L._^^.,. ^.^ I4V&I tint i I %nd i-ty \ot North irn infllana customera, It day in Huntirigton C Harry. testimony rlelm, INDIANiAPOLIS AVON". Defeated Columbus In 'Opening Gnnfe at Imlinnaliolis. Indianajiolisi April 24.^-The Indianapolis Indians came through with a gri^at eighth and ninth inning rally; at 'the ball yard.yes- terday afternoon to pulverize the defense of ti^ Columbus Red Birds, grab five markers, and nose the visitors o;uit of a thrilling encounter by a score of 7 to 8. The late uprising electrified an' opening day crjowd of 6,903 frenzied fans, ^'ho patiently sat through steven previous sessions 1 ' . '_ . rtAOED 'ilTNDER ARREST. J- Spencer Man Charged With Maa• slaughter After Crash'. I CBy ittolted Press). [ . '! Brazil Ind April 24. —j Kyle Weidner, 33, Spencer, was arrested -by Clay county authorities Tuesday on' charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Marion Brackney, 23, Johnson township truck- driver. Brackney was killed June 6, .1934, when struck by a trupk on the national road west of here. At th'e time, it was reported ! that he- had had trouble at Thompson's tavern with itwo men, one of whom .struck him and knocked him into the .path of the truck.' Statements obtained from Robert .Thompson, owner of the tavern, .caused Weidner's arrest, police said. •;. Norge Electric T&fagjj&S^&M Furniture t Philco Radios Dexter Washers and Other Home Furnishings- ? I Suite 6* Barrum HEART BALM SUIT. Alienation Suit in Indianapolis for SSO.OOO. (By United Press). Indianapolis,- April- 24. — - The first alienation of affections suit filed since passage of the Nicholson anti-heart balm bill in Indiana Tuesday asked $50, OOOd damages from Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Crane, Indianapolis. Mrs. Helen ,M. Crane, is plaintiff. She charged that the Cranes alienated the affections of: her husband, Paul. ; The Nicholson bill has not; been promulgated but is expected, to become a law 'in time to outlaw :he Crane case. ONE (FATAL ACCIDENT. Recorded Among FERA Workers in Indiana During March. (By United Press). Indianapolis, April 24.—One atal accident and 32 others of a minor nature occurred on emergency relief projects in Indiana during March, Neal H. Dow, safety director of the state relief rommission, reported today. Four fatalities have been 1 , recorded on relief projects in .Indiana since the FERA began operations April 1, 1934. The week- y payroll averages about SO.OO'O persons. Extension of Time. I , f&y United Press)'. Indianapolis. April 24. — Ex' tension of the period for interviewing candidates for the civilian conservation corps until May 29, was ordered today in instructions: to local relief headquarters from: Washington. Indiana has been given a quota of 6,500! NOT MITH CHANGE. Hog Prices Steady to 5c tower at Indianapolis Wednesday. Indianapolis, April 24. — Receipts: on hogs, 4,000; held over, 100; i cattle, 1,300; calves, 700; sheep and lambs, 300. Hog -prices early today in the local [live stock-market were unchanged to 5c lower, with the top, $9.10, for 160 to 200-pound weights, pigs and light weights up to • 160 pounds sold at^ $6.75 to $8.76; 200 to 300 pounds, $8.90 to $9^05; over 300 pounds, $8.60 tq J818Q; sows, $7.75 to $8.25. • Cattle were slow,, calves were steady-at $9.00 down, 'and lambs were isteady, wooled at $8.05 down, clipped $7.50 down. (By United Press). Chicago, April 24. — Receipts on hogs, 11,000, including 5,000 direct to Backers; held over, 1,000; few bids about steady at $!K20 down; cattle, 9,000; calves, 2;000; sheep and lambs, 12,000. Local Grain Market Wheat, No. 2, 88c: No. 1 89c Oats 44c lorn, per 100 Ibs. :_$1.14 -, Local Produce Market. (Moore & Moore) Eggs, "per dozen — '20c Indianapolis Produce. Prices. Eggs—Indianapolis jobbers of- fec country shippers for strictly [resh stock, 18c a country points: 19c delivered at Indianapolis. ; Poultry —. Jobbers paying for heavy hens, 16c; Leghorns, 14c: broilers, 2 Ibs. up, 20c; Leghorns, 2 Ibs., 17c; cocks and stags, 8c;. geese, 6c; ducks, 9c; guineas, 15c. Butter—Jobbers' selling, prices, for creamery butter/ Ifesh 'firsts,. No. 1, 36-37C; No. 2,.a*r3Bc; in. quarters and halves, lc more. Butter Fat— : Buyers paying 29c a pound delivered at Indianapolis. Cunn/i Chevrolet Co. Used Car Prices Slashed] Tipton> Finest Selection of USED CARS, . AH Cars Displayed at ' 214 East Jefferson '•81 FordlTruck '33 Chevrolet Coupe : '33 Chevrolet Sedan. '33 Chevrolet Coach: '32 Chevrolet Sedan ' '33 Chevrolet. Town.Sedan, with radio. '31 Chevrolet Conpei 'SO Bnick '31 Chrysler '28 Bnick Sedan '32 Plymouth Coach LEAVELL & BATES L O A N S Citizens National Bank BIdg. phone 10. Moore's Market Groceries —Meats 130 — Phones — 27 only to see out and get while the! R the Buckeyes reachj a commanding lead idskins muffled fifst one opporfun^ty' and then another in the pitjchj i ^ . ; Tribune! 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