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r' >-f * t~ - > r Entered as second claw .matter, Oct. 4. 1896, at port office at Tipton, Ind., under the act of March 6. 1879. 11 VOLUME.XL, XO. 211. TIPTON, INDIANA, THURSDAY EVENING, JCNISi 6, -1986. Believed Japanese Intend to Clear Area of Chinese Soldiers. SITUATION IS TENSE Japs Expected to Occupy Region Below Great Wall and Demilitarize It. (By United 1'rfs.s). Tentsin. China. June 6. —Armed Japanese troops with m-ld pieces and machine guns, led by mounted officers, marched through the Chinese quarters of the city today. The situation was extremely tense and foreign residents and business interests were apprehensive. The troop movement coincided with the gathering here of the Japanese commanders of north' China for a momentous conference to decide the fate of the area below the Great Wall. j i It was generally expected the area and drive out Chinese troops Japanese would occupy all the to demilitarize it. Huge Diamond Is Shipped as Freight at Cost of 05 Cents New York, June 6. — Although insured for $1,000,000, the 726-carat Jonker diamond, which is included in the freight of the United States liner President Roosevelt en route to New York, is being transported at a carrying cost of only 65 cents. The diamond, said to be the largest uncut gem of its .kind in the world, is consigned 'to Harry Winston of Rockefeller Center. ; The cost ~ot registration, postage and postal insurance is included in this small fee, the United States Lines announced. The government will assume a maximum liability of $9;GO on a registered package and $100 on an insured package, it was explained. Mr. Winston therefore was definitely limited in the service he could purchase from the lines. TAXES MAY BE PASSED TO AID'THE Wealth Redistribution Plan Through Taxation Channels Suggested, PURPOSE OF THE JNRA Could Be Carried Out With 1 Higher Inheritance and Gift Levies. Thomas Welshans, Charged With Slaying Mary Hamburg, in Custody. IS HKCOKI) IIKKAKKK. .Shipment of Copies of the 19.15 Acts Weighed 5H<> Pounds. That the 1935 session of the Indiana legislature established more than one record was evidenced Thursday morning when the delivery of the bound copies j he] . e Monday FLED AFTER CRIME (By UnltiMl Press). Indianapolis, June 6.—Thomas Welshaus, 22," accused o£ slaying his 20-year-old sweetheart, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hamburg, surrendered today at city police headquarters. Mrs. Hamburg was slain, shot through the heart, at the home of her father, Paul E. Ferguson, for this county was received. Copies were received for the county officers, township trustees, attorneys, newspapers and justices of the peace there being about 100 copies and they together with the packing cases weighed 586 pounds. The shipment was in two big boxes and several men were needed to bring them up the stairs. Each volume weighs slightly more than 5 pounds and each contains 1,765 pages, being the largest bound volume of acts ever published in the state. Probably Neighbors said they saw Welshans run from the apartment aft- I er the shooting. Welshans and Mrs. Hamburg had been keeping company for several months but the girl, estranged from her husband, had complained recently that his attentions were unwelcome, the neighbors said. The weapon used in the killing was found in Welshans' home a few hours after the slaying. Welshans had disappeared. An automobile in which he fled from Indianapolis was found the next the smallest volume was that of| day near the Ohio river bridge in the special session of 1920. | Jeffersonville. 220 pages which contained eluding the index.. in- OUTSIDE THE WALLS. Charles Crawford Made Trusty at Indiana Reformatory. Mr.'ajid Mrs. Dan: Crawford have received a letter from' their son Charles, whose petition - for clemency before the state clemency commission was turned down last month, stating he had been made a trusty and was permitted to go and come outside the walls of the reformatory. ; Crawford was sentenced to ten years for his part in'the robbery of the Sharpsviile Bank, May 2, 1931, and has been a model prisoner and is fully trusted by tha officials at the reformatory. It is believed the next time his case is considered he will he given i parole. Relative Stricken. Mrs. Nina D. Smith has received a card from Mrs. Minnie Edwards who is visiting with relatives at points in Pennsylvania, stating that a brother-in-law residing; at Pottsville had suffered a Stroke of -paralysis, hut was 1m- > proving. The stricken man te a Toin ,« Welshans, accompanied by a brother, Robert, walked into the sheriff's office and immediately was questioned .about his actions before and after the crime. Sm ,-king a large cigar given to him by Otto L. Ray, sheriff, WJelshans (old bis story. ; I He said he worked at the Hoosier Cab Company Sunday nleht and early Monday, makl ig- about $1.45. He left the «omi>any garage about 6:30 a. m. i.nd went Continued on Page 6. (By United Press). Washington, June 6. — President Roosevelt may send congress a special message urging taxation program to effect wealth distribution, it was reported today at the capitol. Administration leaders mentioned the possibility of a presidential message on taxes in connection with the necessity of extending certain excise taxes which lapse June 30. It is said that' the administration hoped to avoid general tax legislation, but that tlrere was u likelihood of insistence on increased inheritance and estate taxes, considered the most effective method of- bringing about a redistribution of the nation's wealth. They Brought Boy Hpme) Earl Robinson John Dreher Earl Robinson, left, driver of the taxi cab in which George Weyerhaeuser, kidnaped lumber heir, was returned to liis hqme in Tacoma, Wash., is shown with John H. Dreher, tight, veteran reporter of Seattle, Wash., as they tell and retell story, while "G" man paw sued kidnapers. Washington, Jan 6. — Honse Democratic leaders and administration' officials agreed at a two- hour conference today on "principles" of a brief resolution extending and skeletonizing the NRA. The resolution, yet to be drafted, is expected" to be favorably reported by the house ways and means committee later today and rushed through the house tomorrow. Conferees declined to state details of the agreement. (By United Prcsa). Washington, June 6. — President Roosevelt is considering a Weal tli redistribution program through taxation channels, in view of the NRA breakdown, congressional leaders said today as they labored to rush through the President's "stop gap" program for salvaging new deal agencies. The spread of wealth, Indirect purpose of NRA, would be carried out directly through hiked inheritance and gift taxes. Ways and means committee Democrats in the house said such a tax program has been considered by the administration 1 . It may be provided for in a new tax hill distinct from the nuisance tax extension measure. The go-ahead word on it has yet to come, however. Meanwhile, leaders found widespread pressure for utilizing the federal tax powers in another direction—namely to force industry to accept original NRA code mini- Continued on Page 2. Noted British World War Hero Died After Emergency Operation. WAS ILL MANY YEARS Average Life Has Been Increased by Twenty-three Years, Society Is Told New York, June 6.—{-Medicine ( Flower Hospital have succeeded in subduing 'cancer and prolonging life, Dr. Walter Ora'y Crump, Professor of Surgery at the hospital! and an authority on 1 cancer research, told the convention. Dr. Cramp, who attached much attention In medical circles when he removed a tumor weighing 105 pounds from a woman patient who weighed only j* 80 pounds after the operation, ^expressed the hope that the artlfloal lever treatment might yield the has added. twenty-three years to the human life span ulnce the turn of the century and now -is concentrating on such old-age di- leases a| cancer and diabetes, which linger life has tiade itt- creaslngly prevalent, witjh every expectation of success. This was the hopeful of noted authorities in ind medicine to the 50( ins assembled at the aninal con rentioa of the American of Homeopathy at the Astoria. message surgery physicl- Insfltuto Waldorf, (By United Press). London, June 6". — Viscount Byng of Vimy, former governor- general of Canada whose name was associated with some of the most brilliant exploits of the world war, died today at his home in Essex after years of ill health. He was 72, and for 4S of his years he served the nation as soldier, statesman and administrative executive. He returned to England at the end of February after vainly seeking rsetored health at Pasadena, Calif. He suffered a heart attack there and returned to England. He went to his country home, Thorpe Hall, at Thorpe-le- Soken, and became ill Alondny night. An emergency operation was performed Tuesday night for an internal disorder and he died early this morning. Nearly all Englishmen knew, of and admired him, but particularly world war veterans to whom the name Byng of Vimy meant much more than those of most commanders. An official bulletin said: "Lord Byng developed acut<; abdominal symptoms Tuesday afternoon, necessitating an immediate operation. Heart fr.llure followed and he died at 2 a.^m." He was a son of the 2nd Earl qf Stratford, descendant of soldiers and of Thomas Wentworth, first of the earls of Stratford, and faithful adviser of Charles I whom Charles sacrificed tor beheading by order! of the house "f commons, only to be -• beheaded himself later. He led the desperate defense of Ypres, which was held against an overwhelmingly* superior German force using; poison gas and flame throwers for the first 'time in modern history. For his services, he was made a haron and was given a royal grant of £80,000 ($160,000). From 1921 to 1986 he served SITE TAKEN OVER Bf Steam Shovel Will Be Used to Remove Debris From Postoffice Cornerj MARTERIAL FOR FILLS I/ as governor-general of Canada. He was made a viscount In' 1926. 'Lord y/ng'wfts childless and .. His (title -become* 'i .i-*?..! *- ~ * Or««*.-',,tW. * -He J Js Thursday morning the contractor for Tipton's new postofflce building, which is to be erected at thif corner of Independence and Jefferson streets, took over the site, the Arrow House Wrecking Cpmpany stepping out. Al Ray], Superintendent of construction, ^'ho is in charge here for Contractor Henry Dattner of Detroit, stated he wished to get started on the new building and that at the rate the debris from the wrecked building was being removed it would require tan days' more time. There are in th-3 neighborhood of 350 truck loads of good material for fills yet to be taken from the site. Mr. Kayl stated he would place a steam shovel at work Monday and remove the debris so : that excavations for the building could be started at once. The i new office will face Jefferson street, setting back ten feet from the sidewalk line, and it will be eight feet back from the sidewalk line oh Independence street, j Entrance to the -building will up by broad steps the entrance] being several feet above the sidewalk elevation. The; Independence street side TO BE EXECUTED Another Son Is Serving Life Sentence and Youngest Also in Prison. LAST FAMILY REUNION Mrs. Carey and Two Sons Killed Her Brother for Insurance. Money. (By United Press). Georgetown, Del., June G. — Mrs. Mary H. Carey, 55, has conferred her final parental blessing on her three sons. Howard, 27, dies on the gallows with her tomorrow. James, 23, is serving life. Lawrence, 21, is serving timo for burglary. ' The last family reunion tooii place in Sussex county jail last night. James and Lawrence, handcuffed together, .stood in the corridor, facing the adjoining cells of their mother and brother. The meeting was tearfully emotional. Today, Mrs. Carey had regained her composure. She said she would walk 100 steps to the gallows at dawn tomorrow without a tremor. She and her sons, Howard and James, killed her brother, Robert R. Kitchens, for- his nsurance seven years ago. As workmen iu the prison yard itisily hammered the last boards on the high fence concealing the sixteen foot gallows, Mrs. Carey Xnzis Aided Marriages With 400,730 Loans in 30 Months Berlin, June 6. — Between August, 1933, and.March, 1935. the German government granted to newly married couples 400,736 marriage aid loans averaging 500 marks each. During the same period it granted subsidies for 185,475 children born of these marriages consisting of cancellation, of 25 per cent of the loan for each child. During the first quarter of 1935 the subsidies from newly-born children exceeded the number of new marriage loans, according to the official figures for 1933; divorces showed a slight increase under the Nazi regime compared with 1932. The German divorce rate, though only half that of the United States is among the highest in the world. The greatest percentage of divorces came after four years of married life. and Howard were conversing with prjce fixing under unomcial Attorney General Says Concerns Continue Codes Uhsanctioned. HAVE A NEW PROBLEM .(Uy United Press). Washington, June G.— Attorney General Homer S. Cummings today indicated the government may be forced- by law to prosecute business concerns continuing Damage Case Received '. Thursday Already. signed Trial Date, i WILL USE .THE their guards. "I am ready to die," Mrs. Carey said. "I have made my peace with God and my only regret is hat I cannot take all the punishment for my sons. Why can't they, hang me three times?" Howard's wife and tbeir children will visit him late today for their farewell. Mrs. Carey last night !of fair competition. ' Announcing that he had ordered district attorneys to droi> | court action in- -ill national r-»- covery act cases. Cummings said that "we will be confronted with another situation" if business continues to fix prices without benefit of the recovery act. With attention again turning to Administratrix! of Estate Pleasie Etchison Willj Sell Real Estate. Thursday a trial date was assigned the ease of Henry C. Dicl- erson against Bert Kelley whet was received herfe , .Wednesca? from Clinton county on change cf venue. Judge Frank B. Russell jejt the case for June 27 which wa parties agreed would be satisfactory. - J I] The court overruled a motion to strike out parts of the CO it- plaint filed in the case,.in whicfi the plaintiff is demanding SI )}000 for injuries land money expended in doctor; bills, which alleges were brought about! the carelessness :of the defendant. It was announced the case would be one in which the jury will be used and indications ajrj» that it will require several time. Thursday the court gave~ po mission to Mrs. Connie Etehison, administratrix of the estate of | the late Pleasie Etchison, to- * ojt the real estate at private sal* for the purpose of I settling ii estate. Condon Julius and Gl*I Warner were appointed appra(sj=- ers and Attorney; A. W. Bolton was appointed guardian for tie- minor heirs. ' A motion for a change of'venve from the county was filed in action brought by Jesse O. for ° r - vo I anti-trust cases and numerous in- Lawrence his wild career and dustr ies planning to continue .cautioned him to "go straight." their'codes in operation without It was this youngest son who told | sanction of law, Cummings salo. of the slaying of his uncle result-j "This is one of the real di Si- ing in the arrest and conviction ! cuUies confronting us." of thej building will contain a loading and unloading platform with qement drives land the rear portion of the lot will be: landscaped'. ; . When completed the building will be a big asset to ; the clty.i It replacing two badly dilapidated old buidinga with a modern [structure. The building to the east will be plalced in presentable appearance, a- federal engineer having been 1 ere and made an estimate Is by this time in the hands which of the ing of inside department. With the raz- the buildings an unsightly wall was left, which would mar tie beauty of the new post- office. Mrs, Merrill Poland and son Billy $f Hamjnona «n nere^ visit- |tion. ,r Bl-f ' Eor-li er. More than seven years ago Kitchens was found in his ramshackle home, beaten to death. Until last December police had listed the crime as unsolved. Lawrence, who was not involved in the killing as ho was but 14 years old then, was arrested for honsebreaking. Under questioning he told how his mother and two brothers beat and shot Kitchens to death. Mrs. Carey, with Howard and James, went to Kitchens' home, armed with a sledge hammer, a revolver and a> 'bottle of .whisky. The man was beaten to death with the sledge, shot, and then whisky poured over his clothing Continued or< Page 2. i CHECK ALIBIS. Police' Hold Two In Connection With Burns Murder Mystery. (By XJnUrtl Press). Indianapolis, June 6. .— Two persons were held here today while police che-eked their alibis in' connection with the murder of Jerome Burns, 63, and the mysterious disappearance of his wifo, Minnie. James Fykes, 24. alias Williams, and Dorotha Williams, 24, are held under S3, 000. bonds each on vagrancy charges. A blood stained overcoat wi'.s found in the couple's apartment, police said. Fykes explained i he had been in a fight at a tavern. ; J Irish Hope for Peace With England '•'•'• j ' •;. ' . • - ' •• . ' - • : Is Revived by Coming Cabinet Shifts Dublin, June 6. '— Coming changes in the British Cabinet have revived hopes here Of' an Anglo-Irish accord. Although government spokesmen are 'preserving a significant 'reticence, sentiment in the Irish Free Staie. is more favorable to a. •resun ption of negotiations with thej* Bjritlsh than it has been slace the beginning of the dispute- three years «*o. , . „ | The recent unequlvca.l declaration. by^^mjont^'jTWiJIa, Ipresl- aentf£Mi&JJ^aWe14 Council, !!th^*n*^^£ttt»^b^^ot ai- Thomas, British Dominions Secretary, have helped toward creating a better feeling. : Apart from these external indications, It is an open "secrttj in Dublin that soundings have been made| on both sides of the Irish Sea during the past ten weeks. , Joseph A. ; Lyons, Australian, grime Minister, is credited with having. been an intermediary "' be- jtween; Dublin' %nd London, \pille in JSejfast recently Mr Lyon8 t aisoj ; heard] views of the North Ireland. \ mack against Maude Eno laid others and granted by the come. An amended complaint wis filed In the action brought ly Walter E. Cline and others (L Ada Cline and others and appea trances and answers filed by the d> fendants. The. action is one heirs of the late Joseph Cll asking for a construction of a iwlj and for quieting title to tate involved. The real estate located north of jCempton. I, Permission has • been A. W. Bolton, administrator! the estate of the Isjtei D. S. Ph to settle the estate! as insot In the divorce (proceedings Dr. Kenneth Ayres of An<J against his wife, jFarol rule was made to i answer complaint by June llth. Sale of 71% a<res of .las <;ated northwest of made at the door of the! house, Saturday, July 6, byjl iff Cardwe^j to satis* of S7,S79.36>end<jr<i the Union.!Central Company against I Efcin, PasFPd Goofl Night. Reports i from. G r e e 1 Zimmer n morning were thi.tl good night, consld of his hurts and si the time, i Mr. K fell from a laddei ing and suffered is in a specially * ahd remains, in onj Left! for 'Dr. andMnC OTrowday M

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