The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on May 4, 1935 · Page 4
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 4

Tipton, Indiana
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Saturday, May 4, 1935
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i&s itotffc THB fiFfOlJ DAltt TRIBtrtttl IMeGraws' Food Store .MRS. BERGDOI,L ARRIVES. of Draft Dodger and Her Family Visit This Country. (By United Press}. "New York, May 4. — Mrs. Grovel" 'Cleveland Bergdoll and family have arrived in New York, in hope that her visit may bring permission for her husband, world war dratt dodger, to return to the country of his birth. The children do not know the circumstances in which their father, member of a wealthy Philadelphia brewing family, escaped from custody of soldiers iff 1920 after conviction of draft dodging which brought him a five-year prison term. He fled to Germany via Canada, married there and has remained. He escorted his family to Hamburg to board the Washington but did not go aboard, because it is American territory and he might have been arrested. Mrs. Bergdoll intends to fight .for permission for her husband to return a free man, and may remain for some months. Her children are Erwin, 7; Emma, 6; Minna, 4 and Alfred 1. "Wo are going to Philadelphia to show grandmother the children." Mrs. Bergdoll said. "She has seen' only Edwin — when 1 visited her in 192!). "My children are pleased at the prospect of seeing their father's country. I will fight with Grannie to rehabilitate my husband, and these youngsters who are without a country. Maybe 1, a wife and mother, can obtain amnesty from the government which will make it possible for these children in later years to feel that they are not under a shadow of which as yet they are unaware." DONKEY BASEBALL. Tipton Team Announced By Coni- mander Leroy Flake. • Arrangements are rapidly nearing completion for the two donkey baseball games to be played here Tuesday and Wednesday evening, May 14 and 15, at the Tipton park, under the auspices of the local American Legion post. The teams are being filled by their respective managers, and a tentative list of players for the Tipton team has been announced by Commander Leroy Plake of the local Legion' post. Tuesday evening, Tipton will meet Kempton, while Windfall and Sharpsville will play Wednesday. Both games are expected to be outstanding ones, packed with action, and laughable situations to keep the crowd in an' uproar all evening. Those already enlisted to play with the Tipton team are Judge C. W. Mount, Dr. L. P. Foster, Jesse Coleman, Dr. J. V Carter, St. Joseph and Benton Harbor, pilch,, 'Open. Annual Event Sunday. VISITED BY HUNDREDS Andrew Biltz, Pat Ferguson, Arthur Roscoe Boring, Jones, Dewey Watson' and Charles Tudor l SITUATION UNCHANGED. Principal of Union Township Schools Has no Contract. COMPROMISE PLAN. The open rupture between Trustee Palmer Dean of Union township, Howard county and Principal J. C. Cooley of the Union township Schools remains unchanged according to word reaching the Tribune. Mr. Cooley who has not signed it, although the dead line for signing was fixed by the trustee! as Thursday May 2. Cooley has been connected with the school long enough to come under the i teachers' tenure law and cannot be dismissed unless specific charges -are brought against him. Trustee bean says he has a principal selected for Cooley's St. Joseph, Mich., May Twenty-six bands, comprising almost 1,500 <musicians, will be in the line of march-when the mammoth, four-mile-long floral parade starts its march early Saturday afternoon, May 11, through the business sections of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor as the crowning event in the Mid West's most outstanding spectacle, the Blossom Festival. The famous University of Michigan band of 8ft pieces will be in the van of the processional and two other university bands in the line of march will be the Northern Illinois State Teachers College band, DeKalb, 111., of 60 pieces, and the Western State Teachers College band, Kalamazoo, Mich., of 70 pieces." Other bands in the parade will be: American Legion drum and bugle corps, Battle Creek, Mich., 44 pieces; American Legion post No. 50 drum and bugle corps, South Bend., Ind., 52 pieces (winner of last year's contest); Dowagiac, Mich., high school band, 4S pieces; Elkhart, Ind., high school band, 75 pieces; 126th "Infantry National guard band, Grand Rapids, Mich., 48 pieces; Isaac C. LBGJON PBOGRAM. More Efforts Will Be Expended to Stamp Ont Communism. ] Indianapolis, May 4. -r^ A nation-wide ^Americanism and defense program through, the me-: dtum of the press,! radio and platform to combat communistic propaganda was endorsed yesterday by the national executive committee of the American Legion.' Harry Colmery of Topeka, Kan., said Legion efforts along this line have stopped short of practical application. Colmery's remarks followed a report by J. Ray Murphy of Iowa, chairman of thej Americanism commission which] stated a survey' of radical activities in colleges disclosed that a number of professors in such institutions are ''co-operating with young Communist organizations." "Some 230 universities and colleges have branches either of the Communist party or national student league," the report set forth. I The executive pommittee applauded yesterday afternoon when informed that amendments to the Vinson bill had bjeen passed in Twenty-two-Year-Old Youth Had Scheme for Extorting $1,000,000. TRAPPED BY POLICE ACTIVITY. Recorder's Office Had a Busy Week Handling Instruments. Considerable activity in various j lines affecting title to real estate and personal property of the county took place during the week! ending Friday, May 3 and included-were a number of transfers of title. ' Ora B. Innls has sold to Zebie Christensen 23% acres at the Thirty-Five Years Ago Many Businesses Now Gone Flourished. edge of Tipton for a consideration of $1. Alpha Smith and others have conveyed to Emil Smith 8 acres north of Sharpsville for a consideration of $1. : Emil Smith and others have conveyed to Alpha Smith 4 Hcres (By United Press). Bridgeport, Conn., May 4. — A butcher's! boy who visioned easy j in the same community for • a riches by extorting upward of j consideration of SX. $1,000,000 from 150 men and! A1 P. lla Smith has conveyed . to Who" ' ' rene Huffer S acres in the samo being J community for a consideration of women listed in VWho's was revealed today as trapped Dy his own cunning. A tell-tale clue in extortion let- A. E. Schwartz has conveyed to ters to five prominent and weal . George. Hinds and mhers lots one ... ' ,_., .J .u . «.-iand two in block 3 m Park View thy persons led to the arrest ot'p Peter Sniindak, 22-year-old high school graduate A Bridgeport hotel, the Stratfield, was desig- addition to ' ation of $1. f.or a consider- Thn department of financial institutions of Indiana has con- the senate. In a telephone report broadcast to thej committee, John Thomas Taylor, national legislative chairman, declared that if a vote on the Vinson bill had been taken, it would jhave passed. Frank N. Belgrano, Jr., national commander, who is in Washington, told the Legionnaires here he expected the Vinson measure to pass' the senate Monday. "PURPLE WHEAT. Purdue Announces!!! Cure For This Grain Disease. Lafayette, May i 4.—Extensive nated as the place where >>*S°^-j vevod t() A]))ert Gord ? tions would start for turning ovei-j ir " sums ranging from $7,500 to $12,000 demanded of the victims. • Extortion letters- were sent to , Lewis L. Strouss, New York, part-! (.ration of S51S.D1. Dora Knotts has Emma Mead GS.tJS for a consul- conveyed •-(» acres soutli- ner in KJuhn, Loeb & Co., an:l i eration of sl secretary jto Herbert Hoover when i east ot Curtisville for a.consid- Has Been Formulated to End Auto Worked*' .Strike. Detroit, May 4. — Federal mediators prepared last night to lay peace proposals before striking nuto workers whose walkout at Toledo ten days ago virtually has halted production of Chevrolet motor cars in assemply plants throughout the nation and left approximately 32,000 men idle. Tho text of the settlement plan was closely guarded. It was ascertained in high authority, however, a tentative compromise had .been agreed upon by William S. Knudren, executive vice-president of General Motors Corporation, and Frances J. Dillon, American Federation of Labor organizer for the auto industry. position but his name. has not announced Is Doing Nicely. Walter Kemp, injured in an accident' at the intersection of Roads 2S and 31 on April 22, continues to show improvement and his trouble is clearing up nicely. Mr. I Kemp received an injury to his : spine which has required several tapping operations on acccount of fluid accumulating. His broken shoulder is doing nicely. ; Aside from the one pay check cashed at Frankfort on April 25, no trace of the bundle of pay checks for employes of the Kokomo plant has been found by the officers. Elston high school gan City, Ind., 75 band, Michi- pieces; LaPorte, Ind., high school band, 75 pieces; American Legion drum and bugle corps, Michigan City, Ind., 30 pieces; James Whitcomb Hiley high school band, South Bend, Ind., 70 pieces; Studebaker Corporation band, South Bend, Ind., 50 pieces; Three Rivers, Mich., high school band, 40 pieces; Clayton, Mich., public school band, 60 pieces; disabled army veterans band, Jackson, Mich., 50 pieces; St. Joseph, Pilgrim Holiness Church. Rev. J. F. Woods of West Virginia. state superintendent of the West Virginia district of the Pilgrim Holiness church, will be present at the local church Sun- .day. a:id deliver the morning and ; evening sermons, in the absence I o'f the pastor. Rev. O. W. Barnes Swhp is conducting revival meet• ings in Noblesville. The public is ' cordially invited to both services. Visitiug Brown County. "Pension" Increased. North Bay, Ont., May 4.—Guardians of the Dionne quintuplets voted yesterday $100 monthly to Oliva Dionne, father of the five sisters, to lie paid from the -children's trust fund. This is a ! n increas of $25 a month overt the sum paid to' Di- Whitehead as guardian !ie was a cabinet member; Carl M. [ nas conveyed to Emma Mtad 2.0 Loeb, New York, former partner j at . res sout heast of Curtisville x'or i:i Kuhn,';Loeb & Co.; Charles S. j a consideration of SlftS. Payson, New York capitalist; j Emma Mead has conveyed to JMiss Annie Burr Jennings, New i-\yeaver Knotts and wife 40 acres | York Standard Oil: heiress, and ! southeast of Curtisville for a con- Mrs. Henry W. Faruam, New Ha : j s ideration of 51. ven. Noiie paid. j Maude Thomas has conveyed to Many other persons of wealth i Henry H. Kccnan property in and prominence wore found list-! Sharpsville for a consideration of ed in a card index file found lii;.$l. study in diseases of grain by Pur- Smindak's room. Among those) W. A. Kendall has .conveyed to SlUUy 111 uiocnoco "V n •> n-,,1,1 c,,,.,,ntf V V Clnnr.,. nrnllnrfv nn Xorth due University ^agronomy ' experts! indexed were David Sarnoff, fcure for "pur-'P 1 ' 63 '" 16111 ; o£ tae Radio Corporation of America; Judge Irvins Lehman of! the New York court has resulted in'a pie wheat." Studies made on wheat which has turned .purple; have been of appeals and 'brother of Gover- found to be lacking in phosphorus, Dr. R. M. Caldwell of the Purdue botanical division said. Accompanied by |H. H. McKin- nor Herbert H. Lehman; Louis Bamberger, Newark, N. J., department store magnate; William Fox, motion picture executive, ney of the U. S. Department"of {and Irving Berlin, song writer. Caldwell visited' Nemes In Smindak's file were • - Judge F. B. Russell and wife ; and son, James, and Mrs. Rus; sell's mother, Mrs. Katherine j Hettmansperger of Elwood, motored to Brown county Saturday e- spend the week end with Mr. r_and Mrs. Glen Loop at their - cabin there. Mrs. Loop is a well known Indiana artist. onne during the administration of the previous board of guardians. I • i > Merger Approved. Cleveland, May 3.—Merger of the Republic Steel Corporation and Corrigan McKinney Steel Company has been' given the approval of Federal court by Judge Frederick M. Raymond who ruled against the government in its suit to block the amalgamation. Mich., high school band, 10 pieces; Benton Harbor, Mich., high cshool band, 80 pieces; Benton Harbor junior high school boys' band, 50 pieces; Benton Harbor high school girls' band. 1100 pieces; Benton Harbor junior high school girls' band, 50 pieces; Twin City Veterans of Foreign Wars drum and bugle corps, Benton Harbor-St. Joseph, Mich., 40 pieces; Twin City naval reserve band, Benton Harbor-St. Joseph. Mich., 40 pieces; Fairplain, Mich., school band, 60 pieces; Bangor- Hartford, Mich., combined high school band, 60 pieces, and American Legion little German band, Muskegon, Mich., one of the country's most outstanding bands, 6 pieces. Four bands will participate in the Knights of the Blossoms fete and mardi gras parade on Friday night of the festival. These are: Muskegon's little German band; Niles, Mich., high school band; Twin Cities Veterans of Foreign Wars drum and bugle corps, and Sturgis, Mich., American Legion Agriculture Dr. several infected Carroll, Cass and counties. j Dr. Caldwell said little can be done to fields inj llste d with addresses, positions | Hunt j ngton !and other data including estimates j amounting E. N. Stonor. property on North \Yest street Tipton for a consideration of 51,950. Mary E. Hunt has conveyed to Walter Stout 4 acres of land northeast of Tipton 4'i miles for a consideration of-54,000. .Sarah Ellen Resslnr has conveyed to Mary R. "Delia Zitlinger ilot in Hobbs for a consideration of S35. During the week ten mortgages to S20.9T5 were that while help thisj o£ wealth.; Mention; of the Hotel Stratin the notes led to an inves-j ! placed on Tipton county real estate and ten amounting to Sll,752.29 were released. Fourteen chattel mortgages year's crop, precautions should be|»«B_ation oE all hoteLemployes ™>} a ^ oim y ng lo S2 .911.30 were ! placed on personal property of tUe county (luring the week and taken before next year's crop i sown by liberal application of highly phosphated fertilizer. ANXIOUS FOR RETUKXS. Believed That Windfall High School Band Will jWin -Honor*. Word is anxiousjy awaited in Tipton regarding tlie outcomn of the county's entry : into the high workers. Sminduk formerly was employed there and with this clue feden}! agents identified the handwriting on the extortion letters. Authorities in Washington announced yesterday that Sminduk MANY CHANGES. said the j '' vco youth admitted he planned to ex- ' 1<jast; ' had confessed. They le pis tort money from all those listed In his card index. i Smindak was held in Slo.OOO school band contest!at Evansville, bail for appearance in the fed- Prof. Ragain having his i2:6-piece organization from the Windfall schools entered. The Windfall band played Saturday afternoon. The local hand also took part in the parade Fridai" night, which included 3,000 high school musicians. It was estimated a crowd of 40,000 persons Svitnessed the parade. drum and bugle corps. The Blossom Festival opens Sandwich Bread, Cottage Loaf and Buns for Your Fishing Trip. DePasse Bakery Daily 'Bible Quotation. Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.—Proverbs 27.: 1. Sunday and continues for eight days, ending Sunday, May 12. A number of Ttpton county people witnessed the spectacle last year and say it is beyond description. . Elizabeth Ann Nicholson went to Alexandria at the close of school Friday evening and will spend the week end with Evelyn Wilson. l. O. O. f. Notice. FOOT AILMENTS Mondiif s»d Monday {Evenings f 19 IT. We* St. Phone «*«. ;£*:•% :•:'<•••-'. ' 'i''--l •'••-. ' ' _ Regular meeting *; of-I. O. O. F' lodge Monday erjralng at 7:00 o'clock, CLIFFORD DRUM, Bee, it. OiV. A.«. PLAY GROUND FOB ATLANTA. Community Enterprise Can Be Secured Through FERA Funds. Fathers and mothers of the Atlanta community are asked to attend a meeting of the parents educational class which meets Monday night and hear a discussion ol" plans for a community playground for that town. George Shock one ot the most interested members of the class announced at tfie last meeting ot the class that FBRA workmen could be secured to prepare the grounds, in the James Henderson woods east of Atlanta if parents are interested enough to take up (he project. The project la too large for one group to handle\apd Indinmi Liiuptono. (By United TToss). Washington, May 4. — Full consideration of use of Indiana limestone in federajl buildings is promised by government officials following conferences with a delegation of business man from Bloomington and Bedford, Ind. Tribune Want Ads {Get Results. IF YOUR BREATH HAS A SMI cral district court Monday. DKKIiY TIKLD RKOUCKD. Rain Greeted Morning Visitors. Early The price of screen fame runs high, and the kings and queens of cinemaland trade some personal freedom, privacy and other everyday blessings for the glitter, tinsel and gold of the movies. Whlie, to the man and woman on the! sidelines, no price seems T • Y,r -i>—",-.•- , TI Jt°° h 'e h to pay £or the riglu to Louisville. Ky., May 4. - The , ^^ a few weeka o£ the re- (By United Press). Kentucky Derby field today was reduced to 20 by the scratching of Color View. Bearer and Chance (Fly ; UnllpiI Pressi. Churchill Downrf. Louisville. Ky., May 4. — A cold, drizzling rain, which threatened to turn the track for the Cist running of the Kentucky |Dcrby lut(> a ribbon of mud, greeted the thousands of early arriyals today at Churchill Downs. The rain, which started shortly after breakfast time|, confounded the experts for they had blandly predicted a clear, dry and a lightning fast track. <i • Their forecast seemed to have Bll- ment at 10 a. m. (CST). No Thirty-five years have many changes in business cqndf- :ions in Tipton county, as will be seen by looking over the- list of 1900 which was gathered Tipton. Daily Tribune. Some these have ceased entirely there being no demand for their product, or 'for the, reason that 'tjie raw material no longer is .produced. • • Among the businesses which have ceased entirely are those of carriage, and buggy building, manufacture of tile, manufacture of staves, livery stables, glasswara manufacturing and other lines. The saw mill is. about extinct on the scarcity of timber and most timber is now shipped or trucked to distant mills. Memories of old-time residents can be freshened by the list which was gathered by the Tribune at Lhat- time. Can you remember ivhen the Union Bank was operated in Tipton by Robert and William Picken and David Kemp? At the same time Ulrich Brothers were operating a machine shop near the Nickel Plate depot and M .L. Bowlin and Company operated a stave factoryj at the north end of West street. J. M. Patterson was publishing the Union Dispatch in Tipton, 3. A. Urmston was secretary and treasurer and in charge of the gas Office, O. L. Bohanan operated the t'. R. Next barber shop, Frank Ayres was operating the Tipton Steam Laundry, J. C. Talbot was in charge of the Tipton Lumber Company's plant on South West street; Fred Wafiler and Al Bates were operating a restaurant, Young & Bunch were operating the Young Furniture Company, Henry Brasch was operating the Bargain General Store, Binkley & Son and A. W. Charles were operating carriage and buggy building plants. At Windfall George C. Woods was. operating an elevator and practicing medicine. J. C. Day was publishing the Windfall Herald, W. O. Dean and E. A. Mock were practicing law, Carr & Lindsay, Felix Crouch and C. C. Day were operating blacksmith shops. At Sharpsville Horton &• Stillwell were operating a barbershop, Henry Crull and Pat Russell were balcksmiths, I. H. Shake had the only drug store, Ben, Lawson had a meat market and J. E. Ballenger. was conducting a general store. At Ke:npton J. M. Baker had amounting-to S5.250.T2 a livery stable, W. n. Dunham sold implements, Mrs. Maggie Jones had a millinery store, J. W. Moore was publishing the Kcmpton Chronicle "alia J. H. Murphy 'had a drug -store. At Curtisville Lee Goodwin was operating the Curtisville Tile & Brick Works, one of the larges* plants, in, this section~bf the staU • B. F. Rich was selling implements ahd.buggies and J. R. Dunlap was operating a general store. 'Thomas Devening was operating a big tile and brick plant at Hobbs, Thomas Downing operated a drug store, Sherman Vandevender had a general store and Berg Wilson operated a blacksmith shop. Mrs. Rebecca Hacker was postmistress and operated a general store at Wiles, a town now extinct. Henry Hamilton was the blacksmith" at Nevada and John Powell was postmaster. Charles Fertig BLUE DRUG operated a general store, Campbell £ Bouse were 5 in the implement business "at Goldsmith, John C. Lutz operated! a big tite.. and brick yard, Mrs. Delia Green ; was postmistress and -Bad" a gen- ' eral store, Add Hinkle operated a. ! drug store and I. 6. and I>. ~ " Vandevender conducteji a. general store. Edwin Stoops had ' a general store and was postmaster at Groomsville. Q. E. Ryker had a general store and was postmaster at Normarida. o . '• . At Ekfn Joseph Coats had a grocery, C. H. Kassabaum had a ' general store and Noah Linthl- cum a cheese factory. ! Nathan Smith -was- postmaster and operated a big general 'Store at Jackson. j~' Frank Fritz had a restaurant in Tetersburg and Martini Flsbback was the blacksmith. I ,. Thirty-five years hav^ removed f many of these business .firms and • most of the persons'who operated-'^ them. '••••'.' -»**• were released. Two mechanic liens amounting to SlI'.O.Oo were filed during the •k and one o£ Sl-1.39 was re- At the Diana. be- Book Reviews. A number of Tiptott people .ua planning to go to BIwbod Wedr nesday evening to hear' the two book reviews to be given by Katherine Garten at the Presbyterian church there. i -. Mrs. Garten is appearing^ under the auspices of the Elwood chapter of the Tri-Kappa sorority, and. the Elwood Department club, and a.-- large;attendance is..anticipated. / Former Resident Here. Mrs. Lottie Davenport of Indianapolis is visiting with Rev. and' Mrs. S. A. Gordon and : other friends here for a lew days. Lettuce green, the new } shade in; enamel at Itexajl Drug Store. _ crtf Sterling Heinz Soaps, lg,, 2 for 27c Sugar Wafers, new, Ib. only a figjiting chance for fulfill- amount of; sky-gazing: revealed n single break in thq low, leaden clouds. stricted life lead by the stars might 'convince- them that there are many compensations for ing comparatively obscure. Take tho case of lovely Ginger Rogers: She had four precious days between the day of her wedding and the time she had to begin work on "Roberta" for RKO- Radio. ] Like a reporter of a newsreel cameraman, the stars often have Vo jump fast from the completion of onejunit to the start of another. Ginger Rogers stepped directly from the musical "Roberta" into ai dramatic -role opposite William Powell in RKO-Radio's current "Star of Midnlght." ; at the Diana Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, j : ' ' ' ' In this romantic drama of New York society and night life, Gin- TONIGHT 2 — Big Pictures — 2 - TQM TilER In Ajso SerSra^ WaU'Wsney'.j CHNEa!I!f~ H All Colored Coaaedy. to Sell iBomls. (riy United 1Jros.s). Indianapolis, May?; 4.— A Joint ger is teaiped for the first time petition wp flledj w| service: coinmlsslpu | i . »T»_«.!__. J .*.«>] ! < 41 th the public by the to\y» of Highland and i t|ie Higblanil ^Vater Company [asking permlfj- Jjion for t ip water cpmpany - tjo bell J8.0Q.6 worth if Preferred gfcock to- finance t jnufroyemenjtn j»44 tor |lie city jtojlrent services frpviiied to 1 thj £ with the suave Powell. The story is based on the -Redbook magazine sdrlalof the same title, by Arthur igpmers Roche." Stephen Robert) directed a cast including, -besidei Ralph the stars, Paul Kelly, Morgan, Leslie Pentbh, Gene Lockhart, Russell Hoptonv J, Parrell MacDonald and Vivian

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