The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on March 19, 1930 · Page 1
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m En tared u aaeoad claaa matter,, Oct. 4,. lf »6. at poatofflce at Ti?ton. lad., uriar tha act at Mar e* 1, UW. VOLOIKIXXXV, xo.. i :cJ TIPTOE, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY • EVEXIXG, MARCH 10, 1080. GHASTLY FIND EAST UNION Man With Top of Head Torn Away, jk Suicide, Found 131/ Neighbor, : WIFE HAD LEFT HOME Aerial Raping Tour of Italy Will Take Place in August Condition of Body and Mail Found id House Indicate j • Desith March 7. " I . Rome, March 19.—An "aerial circiiil of Itr-ly," a race open to touring planes of all nations, will be run off here in Augjist, starting from the Littorio airport, at 'which Williams and .Vancy beached their Pathfinder last summer. The first slop will he. Naples, then Brindisi on the Adriatic, and from there the. route will lead up the coast to Trlests. From that seaport the planes will make for Veroiia, and (hence will fly over Lombardy and Piedmont, returning to. Rome by Hiacenza, Parma, Sarr zanii.' Pisa and Ciena. Minister of .Aviation Italo Balho is taking a personal interest in the contest. i\ jrhastlj find was made TUCK-; day mrirnin's on ' the old Devaney : farm, one 'mile south and one- j half mile iyest of East Union.! The body cTf Frank French, age; 3S, was found in the farm homei with the trip of the-head blown: away. The <!:iscovery W.JS made' byj a neighbor.' Fred Devaney. who: suspii-ioned i;somefhing might be' wrong \vhei ; . no one 1iad been i seen aboiit ihe -p )ace for many days. \. Mr. Devaney forcpd an entranced into the house and was horrifieil to find the body ofj French, with the head blown ofl'i on the floor.; of the home. Ajsin-j gle barrel sljotgun had been used.j . Mr. Devaiiey sorter a hasty investigation notified . others and USED BYDRYS TO REMAIN HERE Whirling Terror of the Skies Invitation Extended at Meet- in.? of Methodist Quarterly Conference. ENDING THREE YEARS Reappointment Anticipated at Hartford City Conference Next Month. -.. . I Late Chief Justice and Pres! ident Saw Prohibition as a Success. "RESULT IS GLORIOUS' Washington, March m.—Wil­ liam'Howard Taft was quoted to- j day at the house judiciary com Sheriff T. Vi. Ramsey and Coro-I unittee's prohibition hearing as ner Evans }f Hamilton county I visited the jicene. From the sit ion of tlii' body and gun was wilhoni: ilmilii n. suicide according to I lie officials. William Foster, who:|:ci"ii «'s (bo Midway filling staii. in and lunchroom just - smith ( Y whetre the .suicide took place. Biol'iiied the Trilmne of the discovery'of the body. Little is lhuvwn .of French':, in the neighborhood in 'which ; he took his life..'He cune to that! vicinity from i^Vestfield about the ,first of the ni^onth and he and his wife %ccupiejj. the house on the Devaney farm. Domestic troubles are said to hiiVe occurred and the wife left hiriv some time ago. French is said to have made threats that he would kill himself hut little; attention was paid .to bis reinirliK. He had been employed by Will Burton to operate a hay baler Und on. the 7th I of March did nijit appear. for work. Knowing of the doniestic trouble the man was Slaving and that his •wife had left- him, Mr. Burton, who went tor the house and knocked, left:; when, he received no response;^ . supposing that .French had fallowed his wife. From the dates on mail which the de'eeased -had opened and mail at the lifsuse which was not opened, it is -believed the man killed himself; on the-7th. French 'is said' to haVe been an orphan and little is fmown of his relatives. He wasisaid to be a good worker and j- although uncommunicative wiis agreeable to work with. ' j Tlie body wis taken to ;Noblesville to be prepared for burial and win await; the wishes of relatives if; any ei.n be found. % E»il Frenili or Tipton when asked hy a liHliune man slated he had no relatives 'by that name in Hamilton tinunty and did not know the -m;au' The „ find ^created' a. large amount of excitement and hundreds, of persois visited the house In which the ^discovery of the body was majle. The room in i which the bo<>;y lay was covered i with - blood and on one ot the' walls -a splash: of blood' and brains ot the dead man showed whereV the-charge from the gun bad torn awa;? the top of thej I having said in November, 15)28, that the results of prohibition 1,0 i were ' it would be possible 'glorious iB^lfMBOrUl Hall at the C ;:g; -wall and that he felt to achieve! satisfactory results. Horace P. TnTt a brother to. the former chief justice of the' United States, who died recently*, was the first witness at today's session. He presented a letter the former President had written to Professor Irving Fisher of Yale University, November 21, 1928. It read in part:. "My Dear Irving— : Thauk you for sending me yonr new .book. I shall read it with a great deal of pleasure. "In the late campaign I found myself in a very awkward situation..! could not issue any publication during it because of my j being on Ihe. bench, and yet the New York World published my anti-prohibition letters written i to Lincoln ( a dry of New HavenV J before the adoption of the amend- j ment, and then nobody seemed to take the trouble to publish- my speech at Yale given after the amendment was adopted. "Rut the result is-glorious and. points the only way that we have to work out the problem presented. The solution requires a great deal of time and patience. "The temptation of corruption will-drag it out. While - looking ahead at the amendment I despaired of any success. I really think that it is ; possible, if w« keep at it, to achieve a saUsfac- (Continued on Page 2). An official invitation has been extended Dr. J. C. White to . return toj the Kemp- Methodist church as pastor for another year. At i the regular quarterly conference held at the church Tuesday night, the session voted to extend an invitation to Dr. "White arid this sentiment will be sent to the Methodist conference which convenes in Hartford City next month. Dr. White has evinced no desire to be transferred from iTip- ton and unless the conference officials insist upon a change', the local pastor will remain. Rev. J: C. White is now completing his third year, as panfor of the Kemp Iff. E. church, lie ••> - - 'i and his fine family quickly made friends here when they first moved and the news that they will be Tipton residents at least another year will be most gratifying to many, both in the Methodist church and outside. Here is an actual photo of the "baby" twister whirling across the sky on its destructful mission during the freak Btorm which hit Los Angeles, Cal., inflicting great. property damage. The roofs of severalbuildings were completely torn away. A few persons were 'slightly injured.when they were lifted off their feet and carried by the terrific force of the mild tornado. Unteraatlpnal Newsre«ll ' ; 1 IS INTERESTING i Three-DayEvent at Diana Theatre Will End Thursday Afternoon. 1MK3 ACTED STRANGELY. Chief of Police Leonard Called to Dispatch Animal. FINE DEMONSTRATIONS Chief of Police Leonard was called to the home of Ernie Gullion-on-North Oak street Tuesday evening, and at the request of'Mir. Gullion, shot a big German police dog, which had been acting in [a strange manner, ; j The dog, a valuable one, has'; been owned by the family for some time, and Tuesday morning it began acting queerly. Its peculiar actions frightened the family and they decided to run no chances, hut . had the animal killed. .1 Will Debate. The Discussion League of the. Kempton, Goldsmith and Tipton high schools will debate the question "Does'Indiana Need a"New Constitution," Friday afternoon: at the ; Goldsmith .high school auditorium at .2:45 o'clock. Prof. Lee Owens of Kempton is in charge of the meeting. Miss Martha Nash will represent the Goldsmith school and Miss Louise Thompson the Tipton school. ' Soviet Makes New Move to Placate the Peasants; More Leniency Is Allowed Moscow, March 19.— Each dayj brings new evidence that the Russian pendulum is swinging back from the extremist Lett, to which is was pushed by over-eeal- ous young:Communists.' In their enthusiasm for 100; per cent socialism tfieyvseem -to have lost their .heads, as Josejph Stalin said, and Imagined the peasant population could be eommunlMid en bloc. . TW'-WUMUV pt'^ . has Issued a decree wring 'that- paaa- anU, whether members of coital Pravda, the official organ of the soviet ." government, has denounced "lying reports'*' that the peasants would no longer be allowed to withdraw .the money which they had put : in - savings banks. Here, too, is evidence of the pressure of the collective organizers. Pjravda featured an article from .a Siberian correspondent - who says - - farm - organisers there told the pleasants bluntly: ,i "Either jdln ttbe 2 coUective or be,sent; to Narln .(on* ot:the-.no? Tiet: conemUr^on^eampavfor^ext! ilea);' It is mv'tojouto chooae^ Smairwondiir that the'pwamnts wera ;.MomlcMimat..or ^that|SUUn's which The attendance of the ladies'.of the city and community at. the Estate cooking school at the Diana theatre Tuesday^and Wednesday afternoons, was evidence of their interest in the school, which is being sponsored by. the Estate Range Company and the Wife Saving. Service Company of Tipton, of which John Burkliardt is manager. Miss Evelyn Robinson, cooking, expert, is -considered the best on the Estate staff. She has been demonstrating at the L. S. A.yres store at Indianapolis and will return there later,for another demonstration period. ESSAY CONTEST All Manuscripts Must Be in Hands of County Superintendent ITriday. GASH PRIZES GIVEN GREAT MAN OF EN6UN0 PASSES AWAY Earl of Balfour Dies at Home of His Brother; Distressingly 111-! STATESMAN OF NOTE Visited U. S. With Two Important Missions in 1917 V and 1922. 20,000 Children Aid in Test of- Milk as Food in Scotland Glasgow, Scotland,-March is). —Twenty thousand Scottish school children have been enlisted in an experiment to determine the effect of different kinds of milk oh growing children.. The experiment, which .is the most extensive of its kind ever attempted, was inaugurated by Tom Johnson, parliamentary under-secrator of state for Scotland; , Ten. thousand children will receive three-quarters of a pint of milk every morning. Of these 5,i000 will have Taw milk while the other 5,000 will have pasteurized milk. The other 10,000 youngsters will receive no milk allotment, but will be weighed and measured with the others-. TWO BANKERS FOR DENIES AW wmm Executive of Holding Company Says Only Legitimate Means Are Used. REPLIES TO OBJECTORS Sets Out Reasons Why He Believes Plans Are Financially Sound. IN NEW RAIL SYSTEM Tuesday afternoon Miss Robinson demonstrated cake baking, and served later to the guests California layer cake with, filling; chocolate potato layer cake, sun- shlne ; cake^chocolate cream dicing a^djfmacaroons. Mrs. ^Charles Oriamiw^andrJira.: Raymonds Ma- •oh^iractiTed the , cakes -•• given away.^V'i' ' W^dneadaj' afternoon, , Mlw o^/j^^hjandguu^^ The essay conte.it for ..' high school students, independent of the oratorical at the high school building tonight on the Constitution, closes Friday according to County Superintendent P. L. McReynolds and manuscripts must be in his hands by.that time. The essays must consist of not less than 500 words nor more than 1.000 and can be on any .of the three, subjects as follows: Indiana's Constitutional Convention, How Our Constitution Differs Prom English Law, apd Why We Have a Constitution. Prizes of f 10 for the best composition on either ot the - three subjects and $5. for the second best are to be awarded.' ' Superintendent McRey ^nojlds states that in order to judge these manuscripts the rules are they must be on hand not later than Friday and several have already been submitted. AH high school students of the county are eligible to write for this price and the winning essay will - be forwarded to the' state "department to compete with others for state ? prizes. CHANGE OF VENUES. Deputy Auditor Finds Some Interesting Figures Regarding Them •Woking Surrey. England,; March 19.—The earl of Balfour, ! veteran British statesman, died; here today at the home of his ' brother, the. Honorable . Gerald;Balfour. • • i i- j - • . •• " The end came peacefully to the !|£ u hn, Loeb & Co. Likely to statesman, who was in his eighty- j Be K eta j ne( i Tjjifa House second year. Hehad been distres- ^ Morffan singly ill for a long time with! • . " laryngitis, and came' here after ! / i — an improvement in his condition to convalesce. He was never able j to return to his home at Whittingehame, Prestonkirk, East Lothian. Prom the time he entered parliament in 1874 i until the-closing years of his life.he figured as a"h important factor in British politics. He visited the United States i as head of,the British commis-l sion in 1017, and wa« a member | of the British delegation to tlie Washington arms conference in 1922. . . ' Secretary for Scotland in 1SS6. c/iief secretary for Ireland, first ^rd of ihe admiralty, . -foreign secretary, prime minister and member of innumerable government missions and' committees, the Earl of Balfour's political life spanned by a good margin the latter years'of the reign of Queen Victoria, ; down through the reign of King Edward VII and CUrough more than fifteen j . years of the reign of King George He was most famous perhaps for the Balfour note . in which' Great Britain renounced all postwar .claims in continental Europe, both from her allies and Ger-, the In t erslat( , Commerce Commis- many, beyond what was needed ! s!oI1 has ", le j ( , constitutes working New York, Mai- 1 9.—The Van Sweringen interests of Cleveland, which frequently have made unexpected moves in the railroad field, have decided upon the unusual policy of having the support of two leading private banking firms. J. P. Morgan & Co. have been hankers for the Van Sweringens ever since they en-| tered the railroad field. Through Indianapolis, March 1!>. —Permitted to give the reasons why in his opinion, the $70,000,009 Insull merger program should he approved by the public service commission. Robert M. FeusteL executive vice-president of the Midland United Company holding all Insull properties in Indiana, was being cross -examined Wednesday by attorneys for objectors regarding activities of the Insnll inrerf.-ls in legislative lobbying, propaganda dissemination and politics. Feustel gave his testimony Tuesday afternoon at-the hearing being -ondiii'ted by the commission in the house of representatives at the Statehouse and wax c-^s-examineA* for some time before the Tuesday, session ended. Categorically. Fenstel denied Mi.it the Insnll interests hail spent any money, time or effort in atit-mptlng to influence public opinion in favor of the mertxeif. T'ndi r cross-i -xaminatioh by Oscar the Alleghany Corporation the j P SluitIl Indianapolis attorner Van Sweringens have acquired a | l(jr ohje( . t0i _ he denJed the . jsuii interests had participated in > propaganda spreading campaigns j since he had become chief operating officer for Indiana properties 'a little more than a year ago. controlling interest in the Missouri. Pacific, for whiih Kuhn. Loeb & Co. are hankers. Tliis banking relationship is to i—m:iin undisturbed, according to present plans. . It was learned definitely (hat the Van Swearingens had holdings which gave them well above '20 per cent control iu the Mis-! souri Pacific. Unofficial estimates: have given, the V„n Sweringens! m . nicipalIy . owned 30 per cent control. Both figures! are above the percentage whic-h; to. pay her own debts to the Unit- 1 PO ntrol. ed States, and. by the Balfour de-j Tnere conjecture in claration of British policy In Pal- been considerable banking circles as estine, which set that country; t(J what wou]d resu i t when a cor- aside Jews. as a home for repatriated , Is-Improving. poration for which .1. P. Morgan ! & Co. are bankers bought into a ! corporation for" which Kahn. i Loeb & Co. are bankers. The Van J. N. Tomlinson who has. been seriously ill with i -stomach and liver trouble at his home southeast of Tipton is (slowly improving. He is'how 'abietQ -be up and around the house, j Mr. Tomlinson is the father of Mrs. Lem Wells of Tipton. His wifp is a sister of Mrs. Hardin Bunch of this city. For some time he has been residing on the Rolla Hobbs farm^ "You opposed the McKesson and Moorhead bills, didn't yon?" Smith asked. "Certoinly." Feustel replied, "they should have been opposed. U was absurd to think of taking utilities out from under the regulation of the j public service commission and [there wasn't the slightest reason -j in : the world why the problem, •of -utility regulation should have i been complicated by giving the commission -control over holding companie.5." At this point P. J. Lncey. rhier of counsel for the Insull . Interests, interposed objections to the line of cross-examination. "I would like to.know what Sweringens jare .following a. pol icy of leaving the Banking affllia-j tions of.the, Missouri Pacific! alone. .Thus for the first time! Ker Petition before the rommfc they find tfifemselveS associated j aion " * •--»-» wit hi Kuhn, Loeb &,Co. As yet they have taken no step- to change this dual relationship. | In acquiring control of thej°f operating expenses of the In- Missouri Pacific, the Van Swerin-! 8 " 11 utilities and are charged to gens fl«d themselves .involved to^know all ot this has to do with the mer- Lucey said. Simply this." Smith replied, ("that we intend to show that 'these activities are paid for out (Continued on Page 2). Extent of a Nation's Control of Waters Within 12-Mile Limit Debated at Hague i Deputy Auditor E. L. Hoffman, who. listened to a discussion of. the value of change of venue cases in the'local court several days ago, out of curiousity ran; the records for- the- past three years r; and-., they reveal' some : ;in* tere^tlng information. ' x ; ; : i; •-During the:past three year* the bounty has paid?out less .than; |S0p v in cases^UJIt^ icounirf-hn-ial ch *nl ;«to 'f&T«nu4 .®-I&j haa baon paid Into' the' eonn^ r frbiK?othm ;iM^^ The Hague, March 19. — The three committees on the codification of international law. which looks like lasting another four or live; weeks, has begun discuwlon of the rules of procedure which will settle whether]majority,dccl- sioni are to be acUpted as representing the views of the confer ence at £a" whole. , Mo! agreement has: ban reached :w id : i all commltieas decided to disease the MgVMihxn made; by the prepara toryltemmUtee ttee. in, ihe the high' seas within the twelvr- nille limit.-to prevent infringe- niont of customs and sanitary teg- u la tions, or. interference with security by foreign ships. ; Some delegates pleaded for a zone* of four, miles and others for one of six miles. *The American, Hunter Miller, recalled the United; States treaty thraejof. January, 1924, with Great Britain, in, which the parties declare that a three-mile sone con- thb rate payers.' "They are paid for ont of operating expenses,, are they not?" , Smith asked Feustel. : "rVrtainly." replied FeusteK j"and God pity the consumers and stockholders if some effort wcr» ; not IU ad*- in behalf of Intelligent j legislation." _ On taking the witness stand. Feustel gave hbi reasons why, itt ' hts opinion, the Insull merger plan was sound financially. • , .... / , Xo Tnwtrf Appoialrd. 'Ms order pror f , tertltOTkti stitutea the proper limit: of - territorial waters. ''' feThe'thrrd* committee' dlacuased i&aeneral'princtplea ,otj : tia' i re^ Paul Sumner and hla atti J. M. Purvis were atjla Monday where a MfVia«> held in '•'Mm ^^f^^m' bankrapt^v ^wil^l^^r er; before J«di»^ _ " """" hearing Ur- .was 1 M mm,

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