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' "' '"' " VOLI'ME XL, .NO. 21!). smuts s Car of Cement Is Here and Footings Will Be Poured During the Week. APPROVED IN JUNE, 1934 Contractor Expects to Have Building Completed in September. Within I'-s.-i than one y>-ar I'roi.i , lie lime '>r tin- aniuiiinr.•mi-lit j that a I'-il.-r.il Imililini; f"r Tipttni hurl bi-i-n ii'rlmled in til' 1 post in"- ! fir" (]fi)urtiii»in building prnsram. conn-etc work will In- started. SujM-i-inir-ndf-nt of construction Al /J.'irls >l:i!.-(l S:iiiird;iy that ex'-a- v:ni(i:is for footing.- wiinld be romiilfteil .Monday and that |>o:ir- iti-j: of t!i'' f<iniT!*tc fur the foundation would likely start Tnesd-iy. .Inii" -".. I!i:M. a telegram was i.-.-ivil by Mayor W. A. fninptim In.:ii S'-nator Fred VaiiXuys. slai- i.-ii: a f.-il<-ral luiildini; fur Tipton_ had I.e.-n in.-lmi.-d in the prngram ••ii.I l.mr ilays later annimnr"- :n- nt was mad.' I hat ?SII,I~MHI had :i!lo.-ai.-d fur til'- building •. liiini'-diatcly there was a Savant Sres Honeymoons in Stratosphere Some Day London. June IB.—Dr. Auguste Pioc'ard was present at the -South KensinRton Science Museum this week when the gondola of the balloon in which he made 1 is 10%-mile ascent in 1032 was presented to the museum on behalf of the Belgian Fond -National de la Re- rherche Sciontifique. Col. E. E. B. Mackintosh, museum director, said Or. Piccard's significant lead had already stirred the ambition of other countries to follow his examplt. and added that it probably was a safe prophecy to say tin . some day couples would go on honeymoon trips to the stratosphere. Trailer Transport, Heavily Loaded, Is Overturned West of Tipton. CROWDED OFF ROAD .if .ifi'.-rs for sites for the n- and the one at the cor- >l luili-pendenci •d the M- the ' Patrick Kelley and his wife \verr. injured in an accident in front or th"^ William A. Wimer home west of Tipton early Saturday morning when a heavily loaded Trailer Transport truck from Chicago to Muncie, took the • anil Jeffer•led. The *.'majority cif ( iliat it werc follov'ng the big transport ditch and overturned. Bruce Kay and Oral Kay, driver and helper for the Jai\ua Transit Company i.ld luiililiii::-, filled a va ant room, and al the same time' also r.-movin? two vacant business rooms from .Jeffers'in H I''-'-! . Aft.-r .-.-I'dion of Hie site them v.-as litil- lining and the jmlilic li.-uun in L-'-I anxious, lint along in November came a notice lo liidd'-r-. that Ihe contract would 1..- l.-t !!• -i-.-mber 14, HUM. Ilenrv Dattner of Detroit had th.' low l.id on I lie contract and he s<>- l.-.-t.-iI Al Hay!::, building -outr.-'."- lor. experienced in the construe-j tion of government and othrr jinhlic building!!. a> superintendent of the Tipton job. This rhuicc was also pleasing as Mr. Kayls. who has been residing al IJliKiinington for the. past ]3 years, is a native of this county. Local people know the more recent lifst.ary connected with the flan on the contract, in which the razing of the buildings resulted in several persons being injured. Several of these, Elbe.rt Burton. Ray Cox, William Hornbeck and others still are ,unabie to do any- work. Hornbeck, the worst In. jurc-d. received a fractured vertebrae In a fall. The work of razing was finally taken over from the Arrow House Wrecking Company of Detroit, and Mr. Rayls put in a Kteani shovel which quickly removed the debris, ami Wednesday. June 12th, started excavating. The site for the building cost 510,000 and thn general contract was $32.275, which will leave considerable of the amount allocated for inside furnishing, landscaping and other items, inclutl ing the cost of putting the ex posed west wall of the Compton & Son tin shop on the east of the site in a presentable condition. The superintendent of construction stated Saturday morning thai he expected to bare the building completed In September and that brick work would start soon after 'the footings are poured, A basement docs not 90 under the entire building, the- excavating being for furnace room, coal storage and' two storage rooms. . Since the start of racing, ^P^^-"^!J^ftV ; ^ "Ife^'t '- ;: ^| m^^jmjiim&g^^-: ;••.*-. i * ^A^ ^A l-lri- i ' Entered as Hcond class matter, Oct. 4, 189B, at post office ;at Tlpton, Ind., under the act of March 6. 1879 •TIPTON, INDIANA, SATURDAY EVEJflN'G, JUNE 15, 1935. Trustees Brush Up on Laws Regarding the Qualifications of Men. LET CONTRACTS SOON Last Legislature Made Some •Changes in Regard to School Employes. of Kelley. v.ho is a driver tor the Chicago Trailer Transport Company, and witnessed the accident, but in hurrying to assist Kelley loud his wife, permitted the ": ir which caused the accident to escape. Kelley w.is going east and in front of thu Wimer home met a Ford sedan occupied by several men who were driving In the middle of'the pavement. As they neared the truck, the driver of I the sedan pulled farther lo the. south and r" 1 avoid a headon crash, Kelley veered to the left, his truck hoing into the berm and the big vehicle overturned. Cantaloupes, tomatoes, an expensive MIehle vertical printing press and miscellaneous merchandise were scattered along the highway. Kelley and his wife were brought to Tipton and given, medical assistance, the former hav- ng a cnt. ; on the left arm near the elbow which required several stitches to close. Mrs. Kelley was given treatment for severe bruises and suffered from the shock of the accident, being taken to the home of -Mr. and Mrs. Kay on North Green street. The car responsible -*or the accident sped on west and Its number was not obtained. Following the accident Kelley stated he saw the" car coming toward him and that It was In the middle of j the road, but supposed Continued on Pane 2. Will Tracy Succeell Dempsey? Friday the county board of education met in the office of County Superintendent F. L. McReynolds and discussed at length the employment of school bus drivers which will come up In July. Advertising is made and the contracts let in July the awarding done on the third Tuesday after the first Monday in July, which this year is on the 16th and the contracts are let at S:00 p. m. The 1935 legsilature passed some laws regarding the drivers and the equipment and at he request of the trustees of the county, who comprise the board the county superintendent prepared a digest of the high points of the laws. School buses In use must all be fitted with safety glass this being one of the wise provisions of the 1935 law and there are other regulations- which parties wish- n'g to secure positions should acquaint themselves with. The superintendent has pre- prepared a list of the high points which is submitted to the public and especially those wishing positions as drivers. An applicant for a school bus route must hold a certificate of health and physical and mental fitness issued by a licensed physician as provided by Chapter 303, Acts of 1935. Such certificate must be submitted with the- bid which the applicant makes for a bus route. An applicant for a school bus use tobacco, profanity or act in route must agree that he will not any ungentlemanly manner while loading, hauling or unloading school children. He must refrain from the use of alcoholic liquor at all times. A person employed as a school bus driver must furnish an approved surety bon'd of $1,000 and take out approved insurance covering public liability of $5,000 to $50,000 limits and property damage of $5,000. Any person employed as a school bus driver must be twenty- one years of age and must personally perform all duties specified by law and Included In his contract with employing officials, unless he becomes sick 'or is unavoidably preventing from doing so. Any substitute driver must be approved by the township trustee. Any person employed as a school bus driver must agree to Continued on Page 2. Suit for Permanent Injunc-, tion to Prevent Building Sent There. OTHER COURT ITEMS Judge Russell Heard Evidence in Action for Nami ing of Guardian. Frequent appearances together of Estelle Taylor, 'former wife of Jack Dempsey, and Lee.Tracy, screen star, shown above as they appeared in Hollywood, have caused rumors of an impending ro- ; • mance between the! two. CALLS ON Chinese Send Appeal to Save Them From the Control of Japan. MORE SOLDIERS MOVE Office Workers for Power Company Follow the Mei chanical Forces. BIG ; PLANTS RUNNING (By United PressV London, June 15.—China has sent notes to the United Stat?s and Great Britain regarding Japanese action in northern China, it! ,. ,. , , ... 'Ployes todav was said on reliable authority in-j • day. (By United Pross). Toledo. O., .June 5. — Office workers of Toledo Edison Company joined 500 operating em- in a strike threatening! power facilities of three To tho British note at leas', it stat °3- was learned from a trustworthy source, was appended a paragraph. Service Companies and government: mediators adjourned a Ions which was in effect an-appeal nnl only for consultation but for action by the nations signatory to the nine-power Chinese independence treaty. Union leaders, officers of Cities conference with hopeful mien but no agreement. Generators on which more than The fact that the appeal as -500,qOO persons depend for the LIGHT HOT. Ranchers Plan Xew Battle • on "Rubber Tire Rustlers" "Cheyenne, \Vyo., June 15.— War on the "rubber tire rustler," the modern cattle and horse thief, has been declared by ranchers of five western states. "Ranchers, in recent years, have been at the mercy of the modern rubber tire rustler, who makes a quick raid on herds, particularly horses, ami pseeds away with a few ani- mulfi in a truck,-" said Russell Thorp, secretary of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association. In olden days cattle thieves were hanged i'rom the nearest tree. Now agents'will inspect bands at all auction sales rings and all public markets and records of sales jwill be supplied to ranchers, who may trace their stock and recover money •paid for it at any public market. lion of Cleveland, O., and: trans Saturday morning R. W. Simpson, clerk of the Tipton circuit court, was ordered to prepare a transcript of all proceedings in this court in connection with the suit for injunction brought by the Public Service Company of Indiana against the city officials and the Winton Engine Corpora- s . Indianapolis and Noblesville IN II SECTION Police Seek Thomas H. Robinson.. mil them and all papers in the j case to the clerk of the Clinton ' circuit court. Attorneys for the Public Service Company, which is bringing the action as a taxpayer of Tipton, asked for a change of venue from the county and Judge [ Russell submitted the names of five counties, Hamilton, Howard. Grant, Madison and Clinton. At-, torneys for the city struck off the apol,» and Nobl«v,He names of Hamilton and Grant and "arched today for_a 1931 Bu.ck attorneys for the Public Service Company the names of Howard and Madison, leaving Clinton. DRESSED AS A WOMAN Indianapolis. June 15.—Indian- The contract for the buildins of a light plant was let without advertising for bids and the complaint for injunction alleges thn proceeding is illgeal. Work of preparing the. build- j ing on North East street for thej new machinery is proceeding, but as yet no machinery has been installed in the plant althongti .ill! of the old equipment has be.en j disposed of and taken away. Saturday a rather lengthy hearing was held on the matte..of the appointment of a guardian for Mrs. Princess Townsend on the ground that on account of sumed the form of an addendum. I powe'r that means light, heat aiid| age an d infirmities she is unable to. attend to her business affair:*' A number of witnesses were ex 1 - amined at the hearing, which required . considerable time. The proceedings were resisted by Mrs. Townsend, who was in court and who had employed former Judge C. W. Mount to present her defense. Purvis & Purvis were' appearing for the applicants for a guardian .for the aged woman who resides in Goldsmith, whera she owns property. In the estate of Owen W. Conley, whose death occurred in 192"> a request for an order for sale of real estate in Hamilton county under an appraisement made In 1929 was filed with the court ami granted to Owen W. Conley. Jr.. executor of the will. The ord-n- permits sale of-the real estate for two-thirds the appraised va.lue. it being appraised at 570 per acre. coupe driven by a tall woman who "needed a shave" in the belief it contained Thomas H. Robinson, Jr.. suspected kidnaper of Mrs. Alice Speed Stoll, Louisville. Ky. Long distance telephone calls were received by police from Anderson asserting a strange looking woman in a 1931-coupe had been seen there. possibly en route to this city. One Man Killed and Injured in Fi^ht^ Police Force. PATROLMEN USE G Trouble Started in Stockyards District Among the- Foreign Population. I <By Unlteil, Preas). j Lincoln, Neb., June;15.—Stat«i. officials today refused to senft troops to Omaha until Opaha an;; Douglas county official:} exhausted • their own resources In attempt! to control the strike 4 itnatlon r TWO MORK TAKKX. and was not incorporated in the jobs 'hummed on into the second " day of the strike, but there was tear 'everywhere that failure of a single machine might cripple the whole affected region. The office workers voted unanimously to strike last night. They July Jobs for Many of the SjOOOftO Idle Slated by Hopkins in Work Relief Plan '•*?£ bnJWlngj; employment has been ^^tt«^.?asanbe.r, : of .local •---* »[£*- Washington, June IB.— A conviction that a substantial number of the 3,500,000 persons 1 who are to receiv?* jobs Bunder the H.- OOO.OOO.OJO work-relief program will be at work in July is ex- presed by Harry L. Hopkins, works progress administrator. Confirming published reports that under President Ropaevelt'8 "low -material -cost" ruling, a large pa"t of the big works program irotfld be.«wrted ott rdjrect* ii* >Vi Vi,ii «]v«rhm«!t tnrbnkh>hl« however, that the new program would resemble that carried out by CWA. States works progress administrators from all over the nation who will meet here with Mr. Hopkins on Monday and Tuesday will be told how much money each ia to have to spend, the number of persons to be put to work In hla .territory and ,the kind of projects to ha developed, Mr. Hopkins explained. ..,;., : .V^vV;,ii ; , ^yiflPlw.oMeAlTe of the; Jwiola note, presumably explained an official denial by the Chinese foreign office at Nanking today that China had appealed to the nine- power signatories. Denial was to be expected, for it was reported, that Japan had warned China in advance that any appeal to the signatories would result in most serious consequences. The British government has been! continually in touch with the United States- and other powers regarding Japan's action, it was learned authoritatively. Sir Samuel Hoare, foreign minister, is to make a statement in the house of commons Monday on the government's attitude. It was reported that China, making representations against Japanese army penetration, had called Japan's activities a flagrant) breach of the nine-power treaty under welch the United States, Great Britain, Prance, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium and Japan and China pledged themselv.es to respect tho sovereignty. Independence and territorial and administrative .integrity 'of China. Tientsin, June IB. — Japanese military authorities virtually took ovei the Pelptng-IjiBotung railway and telegraph' lines today, be- cftnae of tine 1 ^^ Concentration of troops front their Kwantung army demand, as they did when they joined the. operating force 'in a one-day walkout last week, a 29 per qent wage increase in addition to restoration of two 10 per cent wage cuts previously restored-to the operating'employes. Robert M. Daugherty, president of tbio office union of 150 men and womlen, said its members would join | pickets before Edison Com- plany plants today. Tlielr walkout, if prolonged, would hamper the Edison Company even more than the strike of mechanical employes. Plants of the jcompany work almost automatically, even boilers being stoker (fed, but union men said It wouid be impossible to replace accountants, filing clerks and adjusters, before confusion crippled the (firm's affairs. . •! * A! conference .of union men ind Assistant Secretary of Labor Edward McGrady, to which New Yorlc officers of Cities Service hurried from an airplane at midnight, broke up at 1:46 a. ml Union leaders and 'Edison officials re- fusddcomment, but McGrady was optftrilstle that a' truce .would b« reached at another, meeting at 10 .exploded the entire field," a friendly and . ™<,o*4nir with Local Police Determined to Stop Motor Law Violations.' Chief of Police-Jones, who issued an edict against motor law violations in the city stated Saturday he of Tipton, wished to thank motorists who were cooperating in the movement for better driving conditions, but .intended to continue the fight against violators. Fridaif night Paul Jones, giving his address as 92S Richmond street, Kokomo. was picked up by the police on a charge of reckless driving and was found to be without a driver's license. He was to appear in the court of Squire R. P. Rice Saturday 'afternoon. Later Chief Jones and Night Officer Whitcome picked up Bert Minnear of Elwood on a chai%e of speeding and he was ordered to appear Saturday morning. Minnear was said-to have been going 45 miles an hour on West Jefferson street. He was here Saturday and entered a plea of guilty and was assessed a fine or $1 and costs. The White House Gets Some Kitchen Improvements Under New Deal Regime Washington, June 16.-rA complete "new deal" for thfe White House kitchen, including rearrangement from the present In- Into harmony with the-most ad- Int oharmony with the most advanced household Ideas, Is announced 1 toy 'Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt'as one of her foremost summer plans. : She »aid that modernising of -be, the major renovation and re- i durta|t ing'employment to many workmen, a stipulation insisted on by the President, who . would-not otherwise .have iappipved it, Mrs.' Roosevelt ! said. .! Other proposals, .including a plan to Install air conditioning throughout, the White House, were- turned down by the President because' only a. .few j men •would receive relief ;jobs for such a project, j he fel£. At present seven robmsi are; airroondltionifd,' l?jt Special, niilts,: flWclwiiniB, the Omaha, Neb., June 15;—City authorities appealed: frantically j t« state officials today f or j troops ant martial law. Crowds |o£ rioter were dispersing in the Sontl Omaha packing district where) ii sanguinary fighting lasl night OJHi man was killed and at least': 59 injured when police | fired ipW« a mob. | ' j j One appeal for outsijde aid '-^ras, turned down, but the [second spj- Beared likely to bringj Natioiiil' Guard troops and strict martla. law. • i : More than 3,000 residents! ol' South Omaha's innamjab.le 'nsjckp ing plant and stockvards corny munity, most of them I of forelgii parentage and strongly; pro-union engaged in the rioting jwhlch. sab "• sided shortly after 2 i a. m. ! today, i '• ; ' Authorities feared renewalt qj^ violence after nightfall tonigh; and hoped troops wonljd arriv&Iji, time to take control of the sltqa.- tion. • Killed in last eight's riotini; was a young man yet unidentified. Flying squads of police u'sfnj; riot guns under orders of Polio I Commissioner Frank j Meyers to. shuot into the crowds sent at least 3S persons to hospitals wlfll, buckshot wounds.! D. j R.. McCoy, an onlooker, was injured dangerr ously. He still was! day. ! Only six persons were a; : none.of them strikers.)N. H..N<||-" sen. head, of the; ~ J --- • — L: Railway Workers I union members w;ere involved the rioting. ; i There were five major b between police and rioters* di the night and a few minor breaks. Six street cais wer* stroyed by fire, aripthe• was. mlted and partially wrecked others were stone4- Ncjt a car attempted to cross the; "Q" bridge, rail and "autbmobli 'tery which connects tbe.-1 town' business district ojt Omaha with South On eaped stoning. ; |. The first battle occurred^ ^ 32nd and L streets wien of young men, armed irijth stones and other ]m i wildly shouting, atom ed- ear. The police- riot, into the crowd with with No. 9 birdshot. wounded. : ; The mob disperse!. bnt| ered again a shcjrtj tl mr I" 24th and L street!. A of officers [again flred crowtt, fatally W year-old; man wh< \ learned; and'woo The .rioters strategic posltlo: Gilmore JVV cars must swing .It I i Q.B them to the i policce ''• arrived;"]] "" ' ideifS"