The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on June 3, 1935 · Page 1
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I Entered as second Class matter, Oct. 4, 1895, at post office at .Tipton, Ind., under the act ot March 5, 1879 VOIATME XI., NO. 208. Men Who Held the Weyerhaeuser Boy Believed to Be in Washington. TIGHT CORDON DRAWN Every Highway Leading Out of Stats Is Under a Strict Guard. (I!y I'nilcil I'n-.-s>. Tacoma, Wash., June :i.—Peace officers of the government and state placed Washington under a . virtual slate of singe today as they collaborated in one great effort to apprehend the gang that stole Ceorge Weyerhaeuser, !', and turned him back to his millionaire parents for JJiin.iKlil. Every highway lending from tho state was patrolled by deputy, sheriffs and state police, rifles un- slung. ready for use. Coast guardsmen roared back and forth along! 1'uget Sound, stTiilini/.iii.u; every boat. liritish Columbia authorities added their aid with a block- Now Physicians.in Bulgaria Must .Si-rvf Kural Novitiate Sofia, June 3. — The government has ordered that every medical student, when qualified to practice, must serve for two years in the provinces at a fixed salary paid by the state before he may establish private practice In the locality of his choice. He may accept no fees and his patients will receive treatment free of charge. Tho officials of the commune will provide him with lodgings and the state will pay his traveling expenses in addition to his salary of $2.1 a month. This corresponds, with the general average.' Only 24 Bulgarian officials, including the ministers, get over $L25 a month. WILL PRESENT WEI PETITION Papers Being Circulated for Action by City Council oil Liquor Sale. TIPTON, INDIANA, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 3, 1938. OF INTEREST Dr. W. L. Hughes of Goldsmith, Buys Garage Property in Kempton. THREE SHERIFF SALES Administrator of Nannie E. Jackson Estate to' Sell Real Property. ado of their shoreline and ports agaituU .unidentified strangers. Officers seemed confident their ciu:irr_y-slill was within tho limits of the state, probably in the area where they released' George Saturday morning with a dollar bill, blanketh and an admonition to wait for his dad. While the area was so blotted up that none could leave without being identified or questioned, federal agents spread another trap—the same one that netted Hriiuo Richard Ilauptmann in tlur Lindbergh case. This trap was lined with $5, $10. and $L'U Federal ' Reserve notes, the money paid by F. ;R, Titcomb, uncle of the kidnaped boy. for his release. Booklets arrived by airplane from Washington listing every one of the bills by its serial number. These were to be distributed j to banks throughout the nation with the request that the nearest department of justice office be notified should one of the notes appear. While the booklets were prepared for mailing justice agents massed in Tacoma awaited the arrival from Chicago of Volney Davis, a member of the Karpis gang which is believed involved in the kidnaping. While a spokesman for ' the agents said Davis was wanted in this case, It was considered possible he would be questioned closely on his knowledge of the « wereabout of Alvin Karpis, Harry Campbell and other members of the notorious gang, the only one not yet crushed by the federal men. Another man was. in custory but not much importance was attached to his arrest. He is 54- year-old George Powell, former newspaperman who was committed to a state hospital two years ago after confessing a plot to kidnap a Seattle boy. Department of justice^ agents likewise attached little imptor* tance to the, wild chase through the bills of Oregon for a tan seV dan similar to the one described by young-Weyerhaeuser as the type-used by his abductors. The sedan shot through, a* don* J00>1H>U C & at a speed than* 90 "miles an hour pursuers. Althoi Wlllla SEVERAL HAVE SIGNED That the city council at its meeting Wednesday night. June 12, will be asked to take a stand on the question of liquor by the drink, sales in Tipton was evidenced Monday when petitions were circulated for signers, asking that lawful sales be permitted. As the matter stands now Tip-j ton is dry as to sale by drink, but it is asserted that already there j is evidence of bootleg activities in j the city and that other well I known bootleggers are keeping j eye on the situation. Those hav-1 ing the petitions assert that not| only the revenue from the per-1 mils is lost but that proper enforcement is not so easy as under the license plan. They also say that persons who buy of bootleggers will drink liquor and then visit the beer sales rooms, causing reflection on persons selling beer. Monday one dealer informed a Tribune man that so far as he was concerned he did not care what action the council took in the matter but If sales were' allowed in some towns and not here it would not benefit Tipton to keep out the liquor by drink, especially when 1 bootleggers could get it in handily. ; Mayor Compton who has been in New York .for the past week will be home Friday of this week and will be here when the council acts on the petition if it is presented as planned. The council already has a petition bearing a number of signatures asking that the council not pass an ordinance permitting the sale by drink. Sheriff -Cardwell held three sheriff sales Saturday among them being the garage property at Kempton occupied by Loyze hayp which was purchased by Jr. %V. L. Hughes, well known oldsmith veterinarian. The property was sold on' a judgment obtained in the Tipton circuit court. The Farmers Loan & Trust Company bought the Ellis Garage property corner of East and Jefferson street and the Ed Alley property on Maple street, judgments and foreclosure both having been' taken in circuit court. Omer E. Jackson, administrator of the estate of the late Nannie E. Jackson whose death occurred in Tipton following an operation, w'as given permission, to sell a parcel of real estate of the decedent. Appraisement was made by N. F. Mott and Freeman Lineback, at $625. Noel A. Purvis was appointed guardian of the minor heirs daring )Uie period of the suit. ; Final report of the James E. Decker estate was made and approved, it being settled as insolvent. The report shows collections of $2,110.35 and expenditures of that amount, there not being enough to pay all obligations. Arthur Bryan, administrator of the estate of the late Losada Jane Hobbs, was given perbis- sion'to sell corn on'the farm southeast of Tipton at market prices. wFhe court held a hearing on the estate of the late Ida N. Duncan and found no inheritance tax was due the state. Final report Former Prince Rejoins PWife -—"»—- i . J ' • i- ; . ! Count and Counted Covadonga Smiles wreathed the faces of Count and | Countess Covadonga when they were reunited in. New York upon his arrival from Europe. Count Covadonga, former heir to the throne of Spain, renounced his rights to marry a'Cuban commoner, j FLOODS TARE LIVES Almost a Dozen Sources Are Spreading- Death and Destruction. A GREAT DEATH TOLL-REPORTED At ST. Believed 40,000 People Died | This> Annual Program Was in the Quetta District of India. Held Sunday Afternoon i at the Academy. .1 j THOUSANDS ARE HURT PRIZES ARE AWARDED Quetta, India, June 3.—Estimates of the total killed in the The| annual commencement exercises for St. Joseph's Academy earthquake which devastated the | wero neld g un d a y afternoon at 3 Quetta area were raised today to j O ' c i ocl | in St Katharine's Hall. 40,000. Six thousand injured i Tho ci i pu city of the hall was taxed were in hospitals. There was another earth shock this morning, completing the ruin and powdering the wreckage of buildings. London, June 3.—Twenty thousand persons remain buried in the ruins of Quetta, in Baluchistan, an official report from the govern- with tho large number of relatives and friends of the seniors who wero present to witness the lovely service. Tho; program opened with the class march played by the St. Jo- j sephV. | orchestra, followed by the valedictory address given by Eliz- REAL CALAMITY HITS Estimated 125 Lives Lost, Property Loss Millions, Hopes Shattered. Junction City, Kan., June —Floods smashed their way | through the Midwest today from almost a dozen sources, spreading death and destruction. In their wake were an estimated 125 dead, property loss of millions, shattered hopes of thousands of farmers and the threat of disease and pestilence. Upon this town, five miles from the geographical center of the Italian Newspapers .Get an Order .to Cut Their. Pages Rome, June 3.—The Under Secretary for Press Propaganda. Count Ciano, Premier Mussolini's son-in-law, has issued an order peremptorily limiting the s-ize o£ Italian newspapers. Beginning on the eighteenth of this month the normal size of an Italian newspaper will he eight pages. . Once a week. a- ten-page issue will be allowed to appear, but to make up for, •t six pages will be the miximum allowed on Wednesday and Friday. Tho measure was said to have been prompted merely by a desire to restrict the importation of paper. DISAPPEAR FUST Postoffice Site to Be Turned Over to Contractor Last of Week. rivers, the Republican, with .^ij deaths already charged against j it. swept down from the north, j From the west the Smoky Hill | surged in, its flood-tide increas. o> by torrents from the Solomon and Saline rivers. ENGINEER ON GROUND The rivers converge here form the Kaw and then sweep eastward 150 miles to the Missouri river. In that stretcn Monday big inroads were made in the removal of the debris from | the old Iniil'dingSjat the corner of I Jefferson and t |uciietauu u n u Independent^ streets, and they will soon be a matter of history. The Arrow Wrecking Company of Detroit will hold an auction sale Wednesday, June 5,-starting at 10:30 o.!cjock and will sell all materials through fertile acres, villages, towns and the state capital there is a flood threat in every mile. , The crest of the Republican ! left on tlie will reach here today. From Nfi-j Monday several trucks were i-a braska, where its receding waters j use hauling the broken brick an.l left behind the worst Havoc ever [other material suitable for fill.-, its course, it j to farmers and others, excellent for filler for it concrete Neveda Man Charged^ Trying to Ettort $50^ From J. Si Mitchell MAKES STRONG DEHIAEr Youth Held in Jail at Indianapolis Says He Is Noi Guilty of! Charge. ment of India to the India office j said today. Quetta, the report said, has abeth Krtel of Tipton. Thejcommencement address wa.s in the estate of the David W. Hilllgoss was approved by the Court-and the administrator discharged. Bert Holloway who 'was placed in jail Memorial day on a charge of intoxication was not before the court Monday morning, but , was scheduled to appear later. No Changes to Be Made. New York, June 3.—Present hours, wages, and working conditions in' National Steel Corporation plants will not be affected by the Supreme court's ruling against day.; the NRA, E. T. Weir, World Is Watching the Astonishing, Economic Rally Sweden Now Making [ i Stockholm, June 3.—"Prosperity Island" was the name applied to Sweden the other day by a visiting American economist. He jtpok, perhaps, a,n Unduly favor- ! abfe view of the situation in a |con n try new to him, and which •certainly has its problems to grapple with like any other, ugh they may he hidden to a .observer. , ( .he fact la that, in a- world with continued deprear '"'"" for'office boys and similar jobs. There also is an unsatisfied demand for skilled workers In the engineering industries, and there is a shortage of agricultural labor in some parts of .the country. At the same time, there still is much unemployment among unskilled laborers, stone workers, miners and others,' the net result that, while -purely industrial! employment in late months sen better than at any time in tile laatttin yean and the higher been sealed as if it were a tomb, on medical advice. Early estimates of 20,000 killed in the earthquake which destroyed Quetta and did terrific damage over a 100-mile area were optimistic,, the report said. Not only were 20,000 bodies still in the ruins, it was said, but several thousands—the exact figure was not obtainable—had been extricated. Besides the loss of life here, the report indicated there would prove tp be a tragic toll elsewhere In the earthquake zone. The cities of'Kalat and Mustung, the report said, were believed razed to the ground, with heavy casualties, and' all villages between Quetta and Kalat, 88 miles to the south, were destroyed. Soldiers are trying to reach towns and villages in the area. »• • • Ask a Hearing. (delivered by Rev. Schmitt of Peru, (By United TressV St. Louis,. June 3.—The Federal government today filed petition with clerk of the U. 6. Circuit Court of Appeals for rehearing of the appeal of Former Gov. William ganger, of North Dakota whose conviction ott charges of conspiracy to defraud the government through corruptedlyi administering the emergency relief acts of 1932-33 was reversed. •• Leaves Hospital. Gertrude Kna'pp was removed early from the '(he homo Simeon M. ... who had a splendid message, equally interesting jto the young ladies of the graduating class and all others gathered there for the service. Revj Simeon S. Venn, priest 1 ; the aca'demy, conferred the various honors; and awards which have been \yon By the girls during tho year, cjfter which the class recessional |was played by the orchestra. : ! , ! Theije were six members of the gradriating .class this year, as follows:'Betty Ciinimings, Kokomo; Elizabeth Ertel, Tipton: Kathryn Ewingj Winamac; Barbara Jean Kester, 1 Wabash; Florence Krebser, Kokomo, and Gertrude Magers, BIwood. Thpsje who received prize med•e as follows: Joan Rohn, als we; Terra ; Phyllis befit garet ; Tebhe, Tipton, elocution contest;; Rose Merchen and: Jean Haute, English contest; Boylon, Marblehead, O., esjsay on "The Massi'V Mar- Smith, duplicate awards forj a tlei in the history contest; MarylWag- oner, K okomd, gold medal for first place in county Latin contest;; Annamae' Duncan, Tipton, bronze medal tor third place in county Latin 1 contest; Betty E.-tel, bes,t essay jc n diocese subject , from Washington, D. C., and Barbara Jean kester, Florence Krebser and kathryn Ewlng received typing plis and commercial certificates. Schb il i has closed 'at the academy, ai d {most of the, resident stu denta < eparted Monday forjttieir respect ye homes.'i The year b~ been |a moei- successful onel ai *- — -'-' "~ '--'—""i- 1 — tod* .natio B *tiaH L servli 1 LTosseu mui jYHiisas ytsioruay. By night it bad inundated Concordia and added to. its list of victims an estimated 10 more lives. Deaths from the floods whi'-h started with Thursday's cloudbursts in the Colorado Rockies, include: Colorado, *19; Wyoming. 7: Nebraska, (bodies recovered), 11; Nebraska (persons missing). 51: Kansas- (estimated). 1!). Tot-i!. IIS. l..\\n IHJ1IL 1U1 llnl-i nn i. * -i»v t '- .' • work, drives and sink holes. H. S. Hines. federal construction engineer was'in Tipton Monday looking over the ground am will be on tho ground constantly during the time the new post- office building is being erected by Contractor Henry Dattner of .Detroit. Mr. Hinos is also looki'ng after the construction of the post- bfli-oe building at Alexandria and will have his headquarters at th:it place; dividing his time betwean There have been probably a j Tipton ami Alexandria and will dozen other drownings at scat- be on the Tipton job Monday. tered places from Texas to South i'Wednesday and Friday .of" each Dekota in the. last week. • j week. Tuesday. Thursday and Ahead of the surging , waters men and women labored through the night to save their movable property. Here and downstream along the Kaw, the exodus from lowlands to the protection of the hills was like the movement from a doomed city. Their green wheat fields they could not save. Thousands of acres seemed doomed to submor- sion, crops lost by water as surely as they were killed by drouth a year ago. Junction City and the nearby army post appeared comparatively safe, for both are on hil'ly ground. Continued on PRKP 2. Saturday of each week, he will be at Alexandria. Alvin Rayl of Rloomineton.' who will oversee' the Tipton. job for the Detroit contractor has taken up his residence in Tipton and is anxious to have the site turned over to him. It- was believed this could be done the Hitter part of the present week or by Monday morning of next week. As soon as cleared, excavations for the new building will sti-rt and several local men will •>;> given employment. J Attorney J. L. Overson of Kokomo was transacting business at the courthouse Monday. British Get Hold in West Ethiopia .' : '•'••- - • i and Dominate the Lake Tsana Region '.'•-, :''."••• ' : "•••-;•'• 1 -. • . , - • ..-. -•••-.., . 11 Cairo, June 3. — The Italo-E^ht- opian dispute has brought to a conclusion the long-standing negotiations ot the Egyptian and Sudan governments and the Ethiopian emperor for the construction of k dam in Lake Tsana. The agreement has virtually- beea reached and the contract wilftbe awarded to an American ^jpQlthe^JjJ. Ov! White Engineer-' ilite^^'^ *#* wa * ™H®Wc?''k : - -t.- '* ^^^^B^Bmmimi What hastened the agreement was the not too clear Intentions of Premier Benito Mussolini of Italy and the Ethiopian emperor. It i was deemed wise that Great Britain, who Controls the Sudan and has large Interests In, Egypt, gain a foothold 'la the' vicinity of the' 1 Ethiopian capital -so that! the waters of the Blue Nile, 1 sov'yital- lyj Important to thT"Su;dan }and^ Egypt, MighVnoUbe -endangered •* ~ ^^tf^tL. \ V, f j^Ht "•** i 1 """" tojiany otj^^hureDj^bp^re^ .- (Ry UnitiHl; Press). Indianapolis. June 3.—Dona d! Maple, 21, Tiptuni county vegs- "j|J table farmer, waisi arrested onj charge of attempting to " extort S50.000 from a: wealthy Tiptx county canning factory owner,! 1C was revealed today at the youth'3 liearing before til S. Commissloii- er Howard S. Young. Maple denied the charge a:il was held in defajult of 510,0! bond pending grand jury investf- (xation. ; : ' Maple was arrested late yest( :lay when he picked up a packs jl inside a road near Nevada, at tit northern edge of I Tipton count! ||! Federal agents! revealed, atj tii hearing today thjat the paeka la'd boon placed there in corop ? aree with two threatening not!*' S received by Johii i ; S. MitcheM, Windfall, for jnr h o m Map *.- vorked. , The first note! demanded JIu t- • he money, in bjlls of one, ,11-fa- md ten dollar denomination 1 , ! 9 placed besido a bridge abutme: t' n the road May; 29. Mitchell received a second-no 4" ast Saturday, threatening deal t if the money wap; not placed it the roadside by 21 p. m. Sunday J . .Maple was en rioute home afb r working in a field growing veg tables for Mitchell's' canning fact tory when ho picked up the package and .was nabbed by depar ment of justice agents. He said ho had; no knowiejli 6V" of the extortion demands bijt hal<£ investigated in the belief package had fallfjn from a ing automobile. • ' Prior • to the -Information*' leased by the federal authorl Monday,' it was learned here Maple was suspected of extortion letters to Mr. Mitefce well known canner and preside of the Regal Stories Incorpor Have Baby Daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mi residing near New LancasteiS the proud parents iof a 8 daughter born i inl j Tipton Monday morning,! this only child in the home, .they] ing had the misfortune-' their first born. Moriday~"__. the Leatherman ambulance! mother and babe fo they getting along] nicely. — *~H — ',, Have Kew Daughter.; Mr. and Mrs.; Cl Ekln, are the proiLjpa fine 9%-pound! Monday morning it This is the thlr and she is.welc and a sister. Mi merly Miss Isalj ter of the'|late[A: *fife of EMn ••— are r Mrs. -Charles I ^ ved 1 Saturta

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