The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on May 25, 1935 · Page 1
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Entered as second class matter, Oct 4, 1896, at poatoffice at Tlpton, Ind., under the act ot March 5, 1879 VOLUME XL, NO. 201. TIPTON, INDIANA, SATCRDAY EVENING, MAY 25, 1»35.; John Staats, Aere 85, Suffered Stroke of Paralysis Three Weeks Ago. LINGERED IN COMA This Esteemed Citizen Had Been Resident of Tipton . Since 1891. ° Find 4,051,001 Veterans Are for Bonus Payments Washington. May 25. — The veterans' administration gives this status of veterans' adjusted, service certificates which have raised such a conflict between President Roosevelt am; congress: Veterans approved as eligible for certificates, 4.0S1.0G5: certificates issued, :!,72:!.G:i:!; maturity value of certificates issued, $3.(J7li.l!)l.:<0-l; in force and outstanding now, 3.52S,- 590; value of •certificates outstanding, 4:).4 Sl.il 14.99S; veterans who Have borrowed on certificates. :i.015.014 : of these, about CH.uOu have not borrowed the full 50 per cent allowed: liens against these certificates, $1,707,298,516. John F. Staats, resident of Tipton since 1S91 and a veteran employe of the Lak>> Krie system of the Nickel Plate railroad, die-1 at I he Beech wood hospital Saturday morning at lti:<iu o'clock, death being due to paralysis. .Mr. Staats suffered two slight cerebral hemorrhages at his home on North West street three weeks i\'fct and Saturday, May 11. was taken to the hospital for treatment. A third and more severe attack which occurred several days ago caused complete paralysis. For several days the sick man had lingered in a coma and deatii had been expected for many hours. Members of his family wi re at his bedside when She end came. News of the death of this veteran railroad man will be received with much regret by the many friends who have known him through the years. He came here from Richmond, in 1MU to take charge of the fence department of the Lake Erie railroad and was still at the time of his death on DIP company's payroll i» that capacity. Few- if any people knew John F. Ktaats without likiiiK and admiring the man. He had a. FEW ASK TO PAY BY INSTALLMENT County Treasurer Reports Not Over 15 Taxpayers • Made Application. MAKES EXTRA WORK Driver From Anderson Hurt and Ford Racer Is Badly Damaged. HIT RETAINING WALL Resident Near Track Files Action to Stop Memorial Day Contest. j happy cheerful disposition an-1 County Treasurer Charles R. Riffe reports that not over fifteen taxpayers of this county have asked to take advantage of the tax moratorium law now in effect in Indiana. The small number would indicate that they are not overly impressed with the law, which permits paying delinquent taxes in installments providing (By TJnlt.'il Press). Indianapolis. May '2.5. — iMer- rill "Doc" Williams, Anderson, was injured slightly today when a race car he was testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway skidded into a wall. His only injury was a broken ankle, hospital attaches said. Williams was alone at the time of the accident. j His car, a Ford V-S. was dam-I aged badly, with all four wheels j torn olf. j When the car struck the oil on the southeast turn it plunged in- jto the outside wall, bounced back ' through a fence and damaged a tunnel "under the track. Indianapolis, May 25.-—A suit to prohibit running of the 500- mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 30 was filed in Marion superior court No. 2 today and Judge Joseph R. William set May 27 for hearing. The continuation of the hear- Scnoritas Cheer cin -. Matadors •\ It was a great day at Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, 'When these pretty senoritas, elected queens of the bull.fight^ turned out to gajp and thrill at the daring feats of life matadores./"' ~" Nine-Year-Old Son of J: L. Weyerhaeuser Is Missing at Tacoma. FAMILY KEEPS SILENT Boy Taken on Way Home From School and Held for $200,000 Ransom. Coins of Ten Countries Arc- Excluded by Treasury Ruling Washignton. May 25. — Ten countries are listed at the treas-j ury as having coins more .valuable as bullion than their fate| value, excluding them from im-j portation into the United! States unless licensed uiidrrj new regulations. These are Bolivia. Chile. China, Costa Rica. Colombia, Hons- kong, Mexico, Pern, Salvador and Uurguay. No particular reaction to the new rules, either abroad or in the domestic market, was ob- se.rved at the treasury/ - SIftlEl JUNE !~ Slight Delay in Promulgating the New Acts, Governor Announces. SALE OF POPPIES PLANE OPENED EARLY OVER (By United Pressi Tacoma, Wash., May 25.—Kidnapers of George Philip -Weyer heauser sent a ransom note de-j manding $200,000, it was learned today through friends of the boy's j j family. ' ' The kidnapers had the la'd sign' his name on the back of the notejjjQRE EOARDS COMING to prove its authenticity. The note assertedly was sent in a special delivery letter delivered last night. Federal investigators have the note. the current year taxes are paid. | ing automatically denied a peti- The installment plan of pay-It' 0 " for a temporary restraining ment provides that delinquent I order to prohibit qualifying trials taxes owed can be paid over a , starling at 1 p. m. period of eight years, in sixteen j The extension of time was installments, providing the in- | asked by Paul Y. Davis, Speedwa.i I terest and a certain amount of j attorney. men who have worked under him | Uie delinquency is paid ea£h six during the long years always him. spoke in highest terms of Since the death of his wife, sev- The suit was filed bv T. Ernest Hundreds of These Remind- ! Spectacular Air Parade of ers of Battlefields of France Purchased. FOR DISABLED MEN With the rising of the sun Saturday morning, members of the Legion Auxiliary were on the streets of Tipton with poppies, the little reminders of battlefields of France and during the day hundreds were purchased. Since the sale of these little tokens 225 Airplanes Ordered by Reeves. Washington, May 25.—Director J. Edgar Hoover of the Feder- (By i;n(tr-il Press). Indianapolis. May 25.—Promul- Fascist and Monarchist ] Become Virtual Ruler of the Country. HEADS ARMED FORCES Prince Ernst Rjvon Staif- kemberg Is Member of a Proud Royal Family. Vienna, May 25.H J Prince Eruat Rudiger yon Starhemberg.; Fac- cist. monarchist and,head of on3 of the proudest princely famillej of Europe, became! virtual dictator of Austria today- By Official decree he was given command of all the country'u armed forces, comprising the federal army of 35.000, and I four "private" armies totalling 146,950. , I In effect, the decree also cir-j cumvents the military clauses pi gallon of the acts of the 1935 j the St. Germain treaty in that il legislature will be delayed until June 10, Gov. Paul V. McNutt said today. incorporates the federal army I the fatherland front! into which! I the unofficial armies ; have been al Department of Justice revealed] Copies of the acts are being dis-I merged today that the department's crack j tributed now to clerks of the 92!! Starhemberg's • position j kidnap forces have entered the! COU nties. practically overshadows that! CLOSE OF MANEUVERS Weyerhaeuser case. Hoover revealed that members of the investigation staff -which The governor said he will appoint efght new state boards andj commissions when the acts promulgated. They include—state police! o« Chancellor Kurt "von Schnschnigg, in whose cabinet he! remains vice- chancellor. <I3y Unitoil Pross). The Ujnited States Fleet, 25.—The United States May- has solved virtually every kidnap- ing case since passage of the Lindbergh kidnap law had been dis-' . , , _ _. , j board, small mines patched to Tacoma, Wash. i In accordance with department 1 •': i • ; As commander of the fatherland front. Starhemberg, under a re-j and mines board, the board of optometry. j pent decree, is vested! with navy! of j us tice practice. Hoover refus- | the Anthony . Wayne i ul JU>?lit-C I'l **l. tl\-c, Ituw.cl II71UJ I . . , . • )( >^ trim nirnlnnpB r»vpr j * , • , , - * I commission, a judicial --a trim airplanes o\er ;6d t o rev eal what steps his a-gents; Honolulu! today in a aerial review. Admiral Joseph M. Reeves gave | case, the orders for the review- as his i spectacular, were taking beyond the state-j ! ment that they had entered the memorial council, fie Buffalo trace commission, the stricted authority to' permit' or forbid political meetings. The decree was issued while'.un- coufired reports were; circulating .that Sehusehnigg ,would resign. study commission for judicial pro-, the cnancnenorsh , p at cedure and the polce and'firemen tension- fund board. months. Anytime an installment of the principal is missed the whole amount fiecomes due. era! years ago, Mr. Staats had been making his homo with his daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Daniels! on North West street Tipton. fore u becomes due and the treas . Following the death the body| urer flgures up the instaUments To avail himself of the moratorium the taxpayer must pay the fall installment of current tax he- was removed to.the Ogle & Little funeral home -for preparation. Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon at i2:00 o'clock at the funeral home on South Independence street, with Rev. Reuben Tunmer -in charge. Burial will be in the Fairview cemetery. ~ The body -will lie in state ill the Ogle and Little parlors until the hour of the services, and friends are welcome to call. -John F. Staats was born in Ohio in. 1S50 but came to Wayne county, Indiana when > a young 'man. In 1877 .he was united in marriage to Miss Lou Jamison of Centerville, Wayne county and during the first years of their married life he taught school, later removing to Richmond and taking employment • with the Pennsylvania railroad. In 1891 ha came to Tipton to 'assume the superintendent^ of the fence department for the Lake Erie railroad. His wife died -in 1928, her death being a blow from which he never fully recovered. One daughter DeJla preceded him to -the grave and '.surviving children are Mrs. Daniels of North West street with whop he made his home; Airs. Rena Cramer of Hagerstown; Mrs. Josephine ' Cooperider of Indianapolis; Robert E. Staats of Noblesville and lira. Francis Roberts of Richmond. I Mr. Staats was a member of the first Presbyterian clinrch of Jtjtpton. «od of Austin lodge Free ' • -Accepted Masons and of the Of Elks. He had for a member of the atlon of the up of delinquency to he spread over a period of eight years. '" These installments bear 4 per cent interest and so long as paid no sale of the property against which they were levied can be made. The moratorium does not apply to poll taxes, although these aro included if there is a delinquency against, real or personal property. For the purpose of operating the treasurer's office tinder the provisions of the moratorium the treasurer is forced to procure and maintain separate duplicates for those asking the .plan and this entails a lot of extra work for both the treasurer and auditor offices, but the board ot commissioners has the right to employ any additional .help needed in handling the matter. Applications for the moratorium can be made up to the November taxpaying period, provid- Conttnued on Paste 2. started in 1922 in Tipton the; flagship, ithe U. S. S. Pennsyl-| Tacoma, Wash., May 25. —j Maholm, local attorney, on behalf ] movement, has grown in favor i vanla. led the battle fleet toward j Nine-year-old George W.eyerhaeur,-] of Bret Harte Billings, who lives w j t jj the public, which recognizes j Honolulu] harbor for the final !er, son of J. L. Weyerhaeuser, the i the worth of the project. ^ j phase of|the 1935 naval maneuv-j multi-millionaire head of the | near the Speedway. , It charged that lives and property of residents of the neighborhood were endanged by the rac?, that gambling on the outcome of the race and the lives of the drivers was permitted and that the odor of burnt oil and.gasoline is offensive and causes physical discomfort to Billings and his family, i The suit set out that a small child was killed in the yard of his home near the Speedway three years ago when struck jby a whee.l that had jumped fence. the grounds Double Pneumonia. Lemuel Darrow, pioneer resident-of this county, remains in a critical .condition at the Mercy hospital at Elwood where he Is suffering from double pneumonia. An oxygen tank is being used, and everything possible is being done for him. Reports from the hospital Saturday morning stated he rested somewhat better Friday night. I . France Increases Discount Rate to Check Swift Flight of Gold; All Rates wi Line Paris, May 25.—Faced with c heavy and . Increasing flight, oi capital, the council of the Bank of France has- raised the discount rato from 2% per cent to 3 per cent:.I •' It 'simultaneously brought other; rates into line. Advances on gold bars were raised from 3% to 4>Mi per cent and advanced- against treasury bills and .national defense bonds from J2 54 to 3 per cent The rate on adrances against securities ra- j.unchanged it 4% tfor francs. Since that tlm6 the banh has lost at least a billion francs more at a rate that has been accelerating. Boats going; to America can not handle the demand for space, and as a result was quoted Thursday the dollar at 15.10 francs, -which It ab9ve th^e gold export voint. There la much talk rom even such high sources as louls Germain-Martin, finance ; From the sale of these little] flowers, manufactured in hospitals, sanatoriunis and homes by disabled war veterans, the wel- cared for. The proceeds go to pur- greatest war is In a measure care for. The proceeds go to purchase some little comfort or ne- ers. I j Weyerhaeuser lumber empire. I The pl'anes will ;be plummeted j was reported today to "be in the into thej air f rom the decks of^'ands of kidnapers, the aircraft carriers Hanger. Lex-i While the family maintained aj LARGE FUXERAL. Many Friends of Sirs. Ed Mnlico.it At Services Saturday. ' The funeral of Mrs. Ed Mali- jooal, whose death followed in- Jon June 2 of the heimwehr — ' j Starhemberg's own "army." i These reports, revivals of earlier ones, were that Starhemberg's , lituteuant. Major Emi] ,Fey, nUn- , ister of interior, would become I chancellor. Schnschnljgg, accord.- ' ing to the version, would became i_ foreign minister. .,.......„., ........ .^,. sc .. ~,-.^, ---,-- - .,. . . , , , U was understood-that tor be ington and Saratoga at approxi-''''^ silence, neighbors reported! J« np s received In a fall on Motn- Ume ])eing the prl vate armte* '"''" n "" at the Mallcoat home inl wou](1 form a SO rt ot landwehr.1 or island. that a ransom of $200.000 had j mately. IE o'clock noon, time 4:30 p. m., C. S. T. . i been demanded for the return of Heralds of the approach of Uho chubby ™ddy-faced young.,: ! * «.. medical .treatment, but here are Oahu and cessity for men, wrecked by war | Uncle Sam's mighty fighting fleet and left in government institu-jthe most valuable of the nation's tions, to battle for health, both| pacific possessions,; the mental and physical. The govern-] will be launched from a ment provides hospitalization and ', eight mil ter. Charles Ingram, an execuUv-3 ""." i of the Weyerhaeuser firm, admit- point ; ! ted that the boy has been missing js from the island of i ; since 1:30 p. m. yesterday, when for one hour they will many throughout the land, who] encircle the island .and the city of while having shelter and care and I If onolulu jiu a dazzling display of good food are peniless. Orphans j a'erfal armament. good food are peniless. Orphans of veterans and comfort^of the Admiral Reeves emphasized families are also included In the j that the demonstration was mere- scope of the activities for which | ty a review, not a "mock" attack on the Hawaiian territorial capi- the proceeds of the annual poppy sale are used. Members ^of the auxiliary were on every .corner Saturday and few persons who could in any way spare a dime or more failed to ' from the (Midway islands. .make a purchase. Frahkfort. was held at the West reserve, to the federal force. Street Christian church Saturday M(litarj . experts say! that i he disappeared on his way home ' from school. The presence of federal department of justice agents from Portland and Seattle in; Tacoma added credence to well-verified re-1 ports that George had hsen. seized by kidnapers. The Weyerhaeuser residence, a afternoon and attended by large number of relatives and friends: The church was filled for the services and there were an unusual large number of flora! offerings from sympathetic friends of this long time Tipton resident. Rev. H. U. Pearcy- was in charge of the service and burial followed in Fairview cemetery. •ftal. Plans for the .attack have modest home jn coraparison with been dropped because of the fa-j the p re tentious family mansion tiguing nature of the maneuvers | nearby> is about one m |i e from which preceded the;fleet's return' he LoweU sch ool, Which George Xo attended. Mrs. Etta Davis, widow c E. Davis, remains : in a critical condition at her home in Tetersburg,. there being no perceptible change in her condition. Her son, A. iDavls. who was called tria's official army, when its mation is completed, will Htlfljl fer' less than 150,000. inclrudlnjrf"— 5 long term federal army and. militia. This figure highlv efficient armedi ojqj darmes and frontier Jem number about 20,00oi | Starhemberg Is a p!f Benito Mussolini of of Adolf Hitler and ,of Na| i both German and Austrian'. , ! is a lineal descendant ofi feudal baron-of StyrW who g his country in 1150. j : Long before the demonstration,: While a checkup is not now j however, ithe. Pennsylvania will ; j a y at noon to return to his home Taken to Hoepit li. Ed Goodnight, whc available it was believed from the [have sunk her anchors Into the | for lunch. activity Saturday that the sale In gleaming sand of the harbor. 'The flagship, carrying the bluej flag of th« the battle Tipton this year would be larger than for several years past. In a proclamation calling upon the public of this community to buy popples Saturday, Governor McNutt called attention to the fact that the Flanders Poppy had been selected as the symbol of devotion to- comrades who He In graveyards across the sea and in' the United States. I He said: "Matfy"needy veterans, [ Indianapolis. May Oontinnoo on Pnee 2. He left the schoolroom yoster- herr from New Mexico, and her. daughters. Mrs. Ed Cloud, Mrs.; ind Miss Clar-vl^ 1 "^ 118 ^Davis; are with the mother. commander-in-chlef of j fleet, will: enter Honolulu at 8:30 a. m. (10:30 A. M., PJ S. T.). She will be followed by several units of destroyers. Later the cruise: flotilla will steam .into the port, a nd drop their anchors. Outside Toll who bear In their maimed bodies the marks of the devastating struggle and those who are de- Bandent upon them'Ore benefltted br'pro^eedsjrojn the annual sale - imately 2, lets. toilets 5.—Approx- 00 sanitary outside arefto be constructed this rthern i Itfch' ctlon of New Radio Amplifier^ Carries Voice Mile; President to Use Secret Navy Apparatus Washington, May 25. — A secretly developed! navy radio amplifier, 'capable 0f conveying a person's .talking jvoice more., than a. mile, is to be 1 made -available for.use by President Roosevelt in addressing hugej crowds in the open air. imer on fijmnf siinated imtpe its details carefully withheld ' ' * ndlana ftdin by the navy, the, device was •It iph.?AWl*»*]»rf«k 1 i-d—.«__ j ^..A. *~~ ««n 1*> Atvartf IMV Ijtrjorked put for ilngf use in directing Lack of adequate loud-speaker facilities for . the president's re- centi address ; to thousands of •farmers gathered on the white house lawn were reported to have prompted Stephen -Early,, public relations secretary, to ask Captain* Wilson Brown, naval aide, if the Bavy .did not have 1 a better apparatus. It j was found naval department i several days with a sear of influenza, took a tt worse Friday night, ai< pneumonia. ; His co said to be serious his son Everett of here and made ar take him to the Good hospital: ' • Mr. Goodnight also ried'danghter residing Mfth. Mr. Goodnight was I Good Samaritan ho afternoon by]'the ambulance. i-'. Jto Aboard (aircraft engineers were constructing a ew[outflt'attd Instrt iarerefHobbs J- I '''~

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