The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on June 17, 1935 · Page 1
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 1

Tipton, Indiana
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Monday, June 17, 1935
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IVOLVMK XL, xo. 220. ARE 5ELECIEO Muncie District Superinten dent and Upland Pastor to Speak Here. SUNDAY, JUNE 30, DATE More Committees Appointed for This Annual County Church Event. The Tipton County Mcthodisi K-i\. I" In 1 held Sunday. June :!0 at tin' Tipton park will have as .speakers. I'r. Frank K. Dough• i-rty of Muncie. and Rev. J. W. Fox of 1'plaud. Committee? met Sunday afierni'Oii to complete plans for this annual event. Dr. Dougherty, the afternoon F]ic:ikcr. is the district siiperinten- o m of the Muncie district, and a -.yell known leader of the north Indiana conference. Ilev. J. \V. FOX, who will preach at the morn- iiin service, is a former Tipton • •ininty boy. He wont into the 1'iiiiistry from thf* Windfall community. •** It> addition to committees previously named the following were chor-ii: Dinner committee, Mrs. (in- Harrison, chairman. Mrs. Ray Wi^ins and Mrs. Ed Simmonds of Tipton; Mrs. Berne Booth of Sharpsville; Mrs. r,uy Crouch of Windfall; Mis. Clara Cunningham. K'inptoii; Mrs. Willie Wihel. Atlanta; Mrs. John P.atzner. Hobbs; Mrs. Alma Hinkl<*. Coldsmith; Viola Stafford. Shiloh; Mrs. Nettie FOSUT. Hop'-well. and Mrs. Ora Kowlann. Nevada. Tlie eiimmitteo on general ar- rauKi im-nts to arrange table, prepare the auditorium, move piano and other detail work will bo lian- illi-d by John .1. Kes-iler. who will have ;is his helpers. Kd Simmonds. W. H. Jones. Ray lievelheimer and Harry Woodruff. Dr. P. .1- Pentecost heads the i-cimmitt-ec on deroralion and \\ill 1, ( - assisted by Mrs. Carl Scndder. I ~ ( ^ Windfall; Mrs. William Leonard. Puerto Rico Graduates UK First Tourist Guide Class San Juan,. P. R., June 17.— For the first time Puerto Rico will . have trained toUrist guides. A class of more than thirty has been graduated from a training school sponsored by the local relief administration. Tho guides have been educated in island history and traditions and the legends of Puerto Rico's ancient forts, monuments, churches and historic points of interest, dating hack to the time of Columbus, Ponce do Leon ant) Sir Francis Drake. The school was started .last September, due to the desire of island merchants and chambers of commerce to promote tourist trade. AT TIPTON Legion Post Is Sponsoring 1 Events on Tuesday and Wednesday ^fights. TIPTON > VS. KEMPTON Donkey baseball will-be the attraction at the Tipton 1 park o-n Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Atlanta; Mrs. George Stronp, of Hobbs; Mrs. Effie Stein, of Goldsmith: Mrs. C. A. Smith. Kempton; Mrs. Martha Wooldridge of Sharpsville. and Mrs. Ethel Foster of Hopewell. Under direction of Dr. Louis Foster, chairman of the publicity •cp.mmitteo. a visiting layman will visit each Methodist phurch in the county next Sunday to make the announcement of Methodist Day. The complete program of this ; cnnual occasion will be ready for i announcement in a few days. Interest of an exceptional nature i was expressed by the large attendance at the meeting of committees held Sunday afternoon at tha Tiptou chtirch. People in Ais community' were given their first opportunity to see this comical entertainment a few weeks ftgo when Sharpsville defeated Windfall. Bad weather prevented th* game between Tipton and Kem ton and on Tuesday night this postponed game will be staged. Donkey baseball is sponsored by the Legion post. The public is invged to attend and an amusing < ?ening is promised. Commandei Leroy Plake of the, Tipton Legion post announces thru Carl McCarthy and R. R. McMullan- will lead the Kemptnn forces and that Tipton will place in the field Lt. Col. C. W. Mount, Pat Ferguson, Jack Boring, Bill Standerford and 'others who claim jto be able to ride anything on j four feet. ^ The games^will be played under electric l.ghts and they will The game on Wednesday night will be played between the winner of the Tipton-Kempton fracas and the Sharpsville team. Answered Two Calls. The Tipton fire truck made _a run to the home of Sheila Gardner Saturday evening about 6:00 o'clock, a short in the refrigerator making a lot of smoke but doing no damage except to the refrigerator. Sunday . morning the »department made a run to the home of Wesley Hunter on Ash street near 'the Nickel Plate tracks, a canvass thrown across a rear root having canght flre from aparks from the jflue. Little damage was done except to the canTass. • ' Sees a IXMH. Portland, Ore., June 17.—OB- vaM' Oarrteon Vlllard, former editor of a nationally known magazine. «aid ywtwday he believed ll'B Indianapolis, June 17. — An undetermined amount of money was stolen by thieves who battered the combination off a safe •at the E. L. Shaver Company, 961 North Meridlata street, automobile dealers, yesterday. Back From Hospital. Jesso John; well known plumber at the Compton & Son store, who was critically ill with pneumonia, continues to improve rapidly and Monday afternoon the Voting ambulance brought him to his home on West Jefferson street. He is doing nicely. Safe Robbed. Entered M aecond elaii matter, Oct 4, 1896, at port office at Tipton, Ind., under the act of March 5. 1879. JT1PTON, INDIANA, MOXI>A\* EVENING, JVNE 17, 198S. Said Mrs. Princess A. Townsend Had Showed Capable Management. ITEMS OF INTEREST Richard Newby Acquitted of Charge of Disposing of Mortgaged Goods. Monday in circuit court, Judga Frank B. Russell refused to appoint a guardian for Mrs. Princess A. Townsend and stated that her own testimony on the stand and he testimony of h'er banker showed she was not only fully apable of managing her business affair but had managed them prudently and carefully and has conserved her small estate since her nisband's death better than most jeople. The guardian was asked on the ground that by reason of icr age and infirmities,- Mrs. Townsend was incapable of man- iging her business affairs. Judge Russell, after stating what the evidence showed, entered the order refusing to name a guardian and taxing the costs of the proceeding to the plaintiffs. The case was heard Saturday morning and required all of the morning and part of the afternoon session. Monday Judge Russell acquitted Richard Newby on a charge of elling mortgaged property, th<> case having been tried some time ago and taken under advisement. t involved the ownership of some nachinery for a meat market A-hich was purchased by N. G. Rust. Eas^ Jefferson street merchant, when Newby closed his store in Tipton. Approval of the report made by he Farmers Loan & Trust Company of Pearl Smith, blind dependent sou of a civil .war veteran, ivas received from the veteran's bureau and entered on the records. In the estate of the late David B. Coleman, who died April 16, 1935, a schedule and affidavit fo.- fixing the inheritance tax, if any, was filed. The court will hold a hearing July 9. It was stated here would be no tax due. Mr. Coleman left an estate of about $4,000. A demurrer to the second paragraph of the answer of the department of financial institutions was filed by Arthur Phares, guardian of Sylvanus Phares. ' Monday the court heard arguments of attorneys on the motion for a new trial In the case of the lolland Furnace Company against Robert Clark and others. The case was tried some time ago and finding made for thefendant. whereupon the .furnace company filed a motion for-a new trial. After hearing arguments Judge Continued on Face 2. Arrange Truce in| Coil Strike Conferees in meeting with President Roosevelt on threatened soft coal strike leave White House after announcement of 30-day truce plan. Left to right, U. S. Senator Joseph Guffey of Pa.; D. C. Kennedy, representing Pennsylvania operators, Major George L. Berry, NRA coal administrator and John L. Lewis, president of the miners' union. BY FEE CLftSS Gold Seizure Act Is Being Contested In Suit Filed by a Swiss Corporation New York, June 17. — A suit challenging tjje federal government's authc Ity to force! the surrender of gold owned In this country by a foreign corporation doing no business here has been started in-federal court by the Swiss corporation, Uebersee-Fin- anz-Korporatipn Aktien Gesall- sotiaft, againjt the Wall utreat. firm of Ladettbnrg, Thalmaan &. Co., 26 Broa4 street, and tho feil- -M reserve flank; Of N«T ^"*- iThe suit «Nk's'to reeo Swiss corporation placed on deposit with the New York banking firm and which Secretary Morgon- thau ordered turned over to the federal reserve bank for'the account of the treasury of the United States.. Isldor J, Kresel, representing the Swiss firm, obtained -an 'ex parte stay from Federal Judge Alfred 0. Coxe •which set Tuesday for argument on the. application for a temporary in>unetipn;to ,**. .,.^—~- - Splendid Entertainment at Prairie School Building Wednesday Night. EXPECT LARGE CROWD On Wednesday evening, June 19, "at 8:00 o'clock, the FEE classes of Prairie township will present a free program of entertainments at the Prairie school building, and an invitation is extended the general public. In connection with the program a playlet will be presented by a cast from the dramatics class coin- pored of the following persons: Kathleen Fouch. Mrs. Bliss; Mary Kathryn Orr,. Mrs. Harper; Mrs. Lillian Crimme, Mrs. McDonald; Maxine Davis, Mrs. Smith; Geneva Harper, Mrs. Allen; Maxine Lino- back. Grandma Peters; Doro.hy Voiitcii, Mrs. King, and Mrs. Fl ir.i Adkiuson, Miss Austin. The playlet, "As Spring Comes 'Round," is a clever sketch, containing some real comedy. The program will open with community singing followed by a piano solo, Helodia, by Massenet, by Maxine Lineback. During the evening there will be practical demonstrations in first aid, including bandagm,;, proper method of applying then!, and artificial respiration. A chorus of mixed voices will render two numbers, a negro spiritual, "Go Down Moses," and "Your Dark Eyes," with Mrs. Lillian: Grimme carrying the solo parts. A singing game', "Turn the Glasses Over," will also be presented. Wednesday will be the regular meeting night of the class and the regular recreation period will be enjoyed following the program If time permits. An Invitation la, extended the general public to attend this presentation and any interested persons are welcomed! to join the regular classes held each Wednesday!, night. At the last meeting Wednesday, June 12, thirty persons were present pursuing tha studies of the various courses offered. MILLS ON Speaker Byrns Submits List That He Hopes to Rush i Through House. ADJOURN BY JULY 15 . r-Waslingtau, June 17. — The house,! operating under a gag rule, today passed the $500,000,000 nuisance tax extension bill, one pf President Roosevelt's "must';' measures. House approval of the measure, after debate restricted to 40 minutes, l^ft that body with only nine other J'must" bills to act on, according to speaker Joseph W. Dubois County Officer Taken on Wild Ride by Two Young Robbers. IN A STOLEN FORD CAR Bandits Abandoned Automobile and Sheriff After Wreck Near Boo,nville. (Hy Unit.Ml Prpssl. . Boonville, June 17.—Sheriff Edward.'Luegers of Dubois county, was found handcuffed today in a stolen automobile within two hours after he was kidnaped by» two hard-driving young bandits. The youths abandoned the sheriff and the automobile after running it into a ditch on State Road 61, eight miles north of Boonville. The sheriff said his abductors were less than 21 years old but "were bad characters and boas't- ed of being members of the Dillinger gang." They used his own' handcuffs Rn-siun "Treasure" Ship ; Yields Only Rusty Iron Helsingfors,. June 17.—The salvage expedition which has been working a fortnight on; an imperial Russian warship sunk in 1721 outside Helsingfors and believed loaded j with gold, plunder from Sweden, valued at nearly $5,OOolOOO, has ended in .glaring failure. Instead of finding the two- century-old treasure as recorded in contemporary log books, divers only brought up heap:? of rusty cannon s balls and other artillery projectiles and some ikons-^ef_ancient j types. If old documents are truthful, the wreck ijuist long ago have been searched clandestinely .and its riches seized. Conference of Edi Start Battle for critic Control. One of 200 Made 111 at Indi. anapolis Last jWeek Dies ' in Hospital. FOUR MORE VERY ILL (By tlnitoil Indianapolis. June . 17.—David to shackle him and kept a gun | Roac h, 50, one of; approximately pointed at him during their wild i2 oo relief workers: poisoned by to Boonville, j food from a federal transient ride from Jsftper the sheriff said. shelter here last week, died today Descriptions of the youths were|i n City hospital, broadcast over the state .police. Roach was-one of six men most, radio network and law entorce- seriously affected by the poison- ment officers of surrounding • counties organized posses to search for the youths. Luegers was kidnaped in front of the Dubois county jail at ing. Four others remained in "fair" IN3ISTEHT Fight Against McHutt and Greenlee Promise j to Be a Bitter One. < Indianapolis, June 1 all signs fail the gladiators irtM* are self scheduled to wage a battle without;quarter for the Democratic state miichine wilt indulge in ^important preliminary skirmishiesj at French Lick gust 9. 10 and ll,:when the editors will hold their an anal summer meetinfe beneath the hoapjlt- able shelter of' Thomas Tagg^rt II.. member of the National Committee. - : ' Following a series ences here ^Senator F Xuys announced he wojtld retnra to Indiana las soon as adjourns to;open hostil the entire Democratic proposes to begin at the "grass roots"—meaning, this precincts tliat are ;lhe of the county orgjaniz itions. VanNuy|s is to name committee to help him campaign toiremove'con I partv from ithe state condition at the hospital today, j •. •„ I. .. M i., „, i' . .,, „ meaning i Governor McNitt, Pli They were Lloyd Tricklie. Ern- " r est George, Rod Rankin. and Har- Jasper after arresting the youths ,,| ( i Setjar. on suspicion that an automobile: Coroner William E. ArbucMo they had wrecked north of there j was a stolen car. he would perform an autopsy Greenlee, and other !"bor scouts;" While the latter are unable {9 agree among themselves didate for Governor. It on Roach's body immediately ami i grantcd they-*rtU> : ByrrisjA two-thirds vote was nec-i The second wreck of the Fordj would i;; ; ;ue subpoenas for an in- essary|for passage stringent rule. under the| Eave wei e ht to Police belief that! quest Wednesday, the youths were the same persons trouble in getting together to re- I sist the VaiiNuys aidvance. ; The jbill continues for two years' who 8tole a lar K e sedan ' from at present rates, such nuisance Linton Saturday night. It was I The men began jfalling to levies as those on chewing gum, gasoline and theater admissions, importj taxes on petroleum, coal, lumber and copper, and the .present S^ent postage rate. Enactment by July 1 is neces-i found wrecked between Oolitic and Bedford yesterday. Still Critically III. Evelyn Hankley. daughter of sary ai most of the taxes expire;Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hankley. at that time. Failure to pass the!southeast of Tipton, was report- measure by that deadline would ed Monday morning to be hold- deprive the treasury of $1,500,000 revenue daily. Is No Worse. Helen 'Martin, who returned to the home of her ; mother, Mrs: Bertha Martin on North West street! one week ago, after ielite in the HRhoaist hospital ai Indt* |. • i -"- .- j < •napollg for four .weeks suffering IB 'i-ejibrted ^to be • j. my Tlnitcil T'rcss). Washington, June 17.—Speaker Josqph W. Byrns placed ten bills on the administration's "must'] list today and said that he would rush action on them. He predicted that at the present rate of high speed action in the house,' "congress should be able to; adjourn 'by July 15." In accordance with the president's apparent mandate to speed up, Bryns said the house this week would pass the nuisance tax extension bill and the AAA bill, the deficiency appropriation bill, and thje; Wagner'-Connery 'labor disputes bill. >• These were the first four on the speaker's "must" list. ; The lathers were the holding company bill, .transportation reg- ulatlon[ jTVA. Guffey coal bill, federal plcohol control measure and "probably ship subsidy legislation." ing her own, although still critically ill at the Mercy hospital The wholesale poi.sonlns occurred last Thursday. tht- ground and writhing with mim- :ich cramps shortly after eating lunches prepared at the shelter. The workers blamed their poisoning on pickled beef tongue sandwiches in the lunches. Dr. Rollo N'. Harger. state lexicologist, examined the meat and reported ihe found "no extraneous matter." The summer meeting editors will Iprovidei the portunity for a stoo* ol between the | rivals. : ffhe isn't viewed! with the Democrats, whoj realize party has been running secozuf consistently |in many and that, in Bpite of its Jofty post> . tion, since 1^28. the Re; as a rule, ber." Itave "had their How the ticket pa Dr. M. G. Back,! University of year with the part)! 1 split ." where she underwent Chicago bacteriologist, t o o k 1 open and President an emergency appendicitis opera-i samples of the fot l rt to Chicago | "slipping;' a,s he ujadoujbteaiy. tion Friday night. |wlth.lilm. He is expected to make i—and also lias The appendix had ruptured and gangrene had developed, and it will be some time before she is entirely out -of danger. Many at Burial. Funeral services for Francis a report early tlvjs week. for several months 1 —pi City, state and federal agencj^-. j more accurate, since; he isked launched an investigation .into tlr.- mass poisoning. Some of the victims used the opportunity to complain that food at the shelter had been poor consistently and that relief clients' had been mistreated. .—Unless control! oC~ •ed Congress, ties along; front. "He- time, thai backbone! a stale i in M»t rolof the! bouse—• on a Is taken., have og of tha first op- strength situation imity by 1 Wi* this sfc to supreme, authority Ijh the. diture of the *4.SSO.OOb,000 ^ lief- fund, already \s the brows of i the wise mien Seeking Divorce. Reno, Nov., ( Jnne! 17. —ri Mrs. Ruth Reynolds of Wlnston-Salem 1 , N.: C., has established residence here a >Urently to | deforce her husband, a member Of the Rey- ob acco family. .•.»• I ! A. here from held at Elwood Sunday and a large number of persons were in attendance from Tipton. Burial was. in • Fairview cemetery and many old friends were at the cemetery where brief services- were held and the casket opened. wayne uoy, state reuer director, said the food met government standards and belieived the sandwiches, eaten by the men may have been tainted after being issued to the workers!. He pointed ont that the • men . . Continued on Page 2. ; - ! . " j - - : $4&flOOflOO More 'V oted to '98 Veterans; House Acts to Restore Cuts in 1933 Bill 1 i i] ' . 1 Washington, June 17. — ISr house has 'voted restoration : to Spanish-American : war veterans and. the|r dependents of the pension cuts put Into effect by { i the economy act of il933, concerning non'- service - connection disabilities. The, cost will make outlays for;SpanUh war veterans exceed the 'budget "estimate for the fiscal ytor 191l(@bjrp|4E^8] t ,132 > accprd- In^todfe^WfcfeTii-.HInes. ; admints- t^^^^i^^hurll The recommendal lowed without altei "This bill re-cnac act of June -2, 19: •mlttee reported. "It fits to persons who Spanlsh-Amei'ican • the Bbzer rebellion ippine Insurrection., '21, 1898, and July have not been able ice connection^ for 1 ties, a* well- as wit ions were f ation. s into law t 10." the co extends be served! in rar, Inclnd and the PI between AI 4, 1902, TV to prove se their dlBab o«s an'dT.tli 01- he m- 4 Lhe W ill- rll ho rv- llj- elr party, who were hopeful ing further fac^lonaj stitife. The only solace tljpr h v~ It isn't so much—iaftha: publicans; will not apd U reorganize.! There $re fires among the Re||ub1 the outlook now is tjhat t i - i cut reglmee. Chairman; I tarry tary, and! Burrell (i- Treasurer, i will be * The reporl "grass ;rciot»" Springfield, ator Arthur anapolis, iwll the Republi the preaJiaericy, certain DetntcraUc belief that! 'Roma: friends Vfli make* trol of ;the state part ofjtli 1 Indiana jcte Robinkil the prefel to say Ml co mini: col thai R. be a an ete of

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