Chronicle Tribune from Marion, Indiana (2024)

MARION, CHRONICLE, TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1936 FIRST AND BEST- AS USUAL SEEK AID FOR WAR WIDOWS WASHINGTON, June 16-(P)- The bonus went begging in several quarters today. Uncle' Sam polished off distribution of $1,850,000,000 in. baby. bonds to 3,000,000 World War veterans and turned to the job of satisfying those who preferred cash to bonds, there appeared certain potential beneficiaries who rendered polite "No, thank you." Donald A. Hobart, commander of the American Veterans' Association, which claims 13,000 members, announced in New York that between 500 and 600 members had denied to themselves personal use their bonds but were turning them into the organization's treasury to help in its campaign for more funds for.

wounded ex-soldiers and war widows, He said the association is definitely opposed to preferential treatof veterans who were not disabled, but added there was no organized move to refuse the bonus. New York's Mayor F. H. LaGuardia went without his bonus for service that included action as an aviator on the Italian front. He hadn't even applied it.

United States District Judge Leon Yankwich of Los Angeles, said he did not expect to apply. "I have never felt that the nation owed -me anything for my war service," he added. Payment to veterans will be fairlyi well completed by the end of the 3: week, postal officials said. Veterans cashing their bonds will start receiving their government checks tomorrow, they explained. DRIVERS TAKEN BEFORE COURT Said by police to have been warned twice for cutting across the line of traffic, Thomas Bailey, Marion, was fined $5 with costs remitted on charge of reckless driving in city court today.

was arrested by Patrolman Roy Cox at Washington and Twentieth streets. B. F. Pauley, 311 White's avenue, showed up in city court today to pay a $5 fine for speeding. Police 'said he was driving 45 miles an hour between Twenty-second and Twelfth streets on Washington street.

Lawrence Atkins, 802 Fast Thirtyeighth street, was ordered in city court for driving a car early today without license plates. He was arrested in South Marion. DROUTH SEARS SPRING WHEAT BISMARCK, N. June 16. (P)- Drouth seared spring, wheat fields in portions of South Dakota the third successive year.

today, threatening crop failures for. In North Dakota, leading spring wheat producing state, observers saw in prevailing conditions a repetition of the 1034 drouth. Last year rust ruined many acres of wheat. Three other states in the spring wheat belt were optimistic. Nebraska termed its crop in "fine shape." Minnesota and Iowa prospects were listed as fair to good.

Over the entire belt the moisture deficiency was. reflected in sharply rising market prices. FLOOD WATERS :1 DRAIN AWAY FORT MYERS, June 16. (AP) -Flood waters drained slowly today out of towns isolated when a tropical disturbance moved across the lower tip of Florida Sunday night. Highway crews set out to restore automobile travel, but boats provided the only access to some localities.

The storm apparently blew, itself out over the Bahama Islands. Little damage was caused by the winds. PLAN BINGO PARTY FOR VETERANS AT HOSPITAL A bingo party will be given at the U. S. Veterans' Hospital at Cottage 12 Wednesday at.7:30 p.

m. by the Veterans of Foreign Aux-: iliary, according to an announce-: ment made by Ruth M. Donley, state hospital chairman. The committee in charge is composed of Rosella Brown, local pital chairman, and Ardythe P. Rawlings, Mary F.

Ury, Leota Murphy, Clysta R. Adams, Lillian Phillips and Hazel Dearduff. One hundred prizes will be awarded. Refreshments will be served. CIVIL WAR.

VETERAN AT WABASH SUCCUMBS WABASH, June 16-A. H. Baker, ninety-two, commander of the local Civil War veterans post, died at his home here today. He is survived by the widow. REPAIR WORK STARTED ON TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS FAIRMOUNT, June 16-Reconditioning of the Fairmount township schools, a new WPA project, was begun -today, Bruce: Worth, Grant county WPA engineer, announced.

Six men are employed in making various repairs to buildings. Clyde Woods is foreman of the crew engaged on the project. SLAYS TRAINER SAN FRANCISCO, June 16. (INS)-An elephant went berserk at the Fleishhacker Municipal zoo today and killed his trainer, Edward Brown, 47, NAMED WPA SUPERVISOR Kenneth Tomlinson supervise the widening of West. Third street, it was learned today, WPA aldewalk workers have been assignto the project, FIRST NOMINEE FROM COUNTY (Please Turn to Page Two! 1932 when he was chosen as the Democratic nominee for lieutenantgovernor.

His ability as a "vote-getter" was revealed in the 1932 election when he received a larger majority, than V. Mcnu*tt, candidate for governor. Townsend led the Democratic ticket in Grant counobtaining more than 200. votes than were cast for Mcnu*tt. The family occupies an apartment near Fourteenth and Washington street when in Marion.

Grant and 4 Blackford counties both of which claim Lieut. -Gov. M. Clifford Townsend as a native son, waived their rights to important convention appointments at the district meeting last night. Ora C.

King, Sweetser, was elected an assistant sergeant-at-arms and Keith L. Johns, formerly of Marion, was elected an alternate delegate to the national convention. The delegates, alternates and other convention positions were filled without opposition. SEES ILLINOIS. COAL FIELDS WEST FRANKFORT, June 16 (INS) ---The nation's first lady today obtained a first hand -picture of conditions in the Southern Illinois coal fields, one of the country's largest coal producing sections.

Paying an early morning visit to the Old Orient mine, here, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt stood on a pit car near the mine shaft, coal dust soiling her white mine shoes, watched the day shift of miners descend for work; informally addressed the miners and a group of townspeople who had gathered to see her, and chat-. ted interestedly. with Supt.

Harry Treadwell of the mine regarding working conditions and living standards in the coal fields. The first lady rose at four this morning and motored here from Grayville, where yesterday she was the honor guest at an old fashioned four county farm picnic. SPURNS OFFER OF DEMOCRATS DETROIT, June '16. (INS) United States Sen. James R.

Couzens cheered the Republicans and tilt. the state Democratic apple cart today with the announcement he will place his political fortunes in the lap of the G. O. P. in the fall elections.

Declining invitations of the Democrats to run for re-election under their banner, Michigan's senior sen-. ator declared the will adhere to the Republican party. Ilis bombshell announcement came in a curt statement from Washington. A "I am a Republican," he stated. The senator's.

statement left the Democrats without an apparent candidato for the office. They had endorsed Couzens.at their state convention month in Grand Rapids and there with the hope Couz. ens would lay down the Republican standard he had carried all his life. Liberal planks in the. platform adopted at the Republican national convention influenced the senator in his aecision to decline the Democratic invitations, according to reports from the capital.

Couzens faces a fight in the Republican primary inasmuch as formeri Gov. Wilbur Brucker announced his candilacy for the nomination: several weeks ago. Gov. Frank D. Fitzgerald and other state G.

O. P. leaders, however, are said to have promised to support Couzens. STREET REPAIR REQUEST MADE BY COMMISSIONER Marion residents interested in the repair of streets on which they live are requested to make arrangements for the work by telephoning the city street department at 1468, Ivan said today. He said street repairOverman, city, street commissioner, ing may be carried on more conveniently by units of one block each.

The price for oiling is five cents per square yard and asphalt surfacing seven cents per square block. Street department officials said they preferred that residents collect their own money for the street improvements. J. A. C.

DIRECTORS TO HOLD MEETING HERE WEDNESDAY Directors and one committee of the Junior Association of Commerce were scheduled to hold meetings this week. The board of directors will convene in regular session at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday, and the streets and traffic committee will meet Friday night. Both meetings will be in the J.

A. C. offices. JOHN E. MACK WILL RENOMINATE ROOSEVELT POUGHKEEPSIE, N.

June 16. -(INS) -Former Supreme Court Justice John Mack, who nominate ed President Roosevelt in 1932, will renominate Mr. Roosevelt next week at the Democratic national convention, it was learned today. CLEVELAND LIVE STOCK CLEVELAND, June 16-Hogs-Receipts market 10c lower; top $10.40 for 160- 250-1b. hogs: roughs 200; steady, market slow on all grades; early sales steady; calves, receipts 300; calf trade slow; all grades steady; top $10 for choice calves.

Sheep and lambs-Recelpts 600; fat lamb trade steady; all grades fairly active. INDIANAPOLIS GRAIN INDIANAPOLIS, June 16-Cash grain closeWheat- -Market weak: No.1 Ted No. 2 red Corn-Market Arm; No. 2. white 65 66c; No.

3 white No. white No. 3 yellow ft No. 3 yellow No. 4 yellow No.

2 mixed No. mixed No mixed Oats- 0. steady No. white No. 2 white.

Few people have completely blue eyes, according to Dr. G. P. Frets of Holland. Most blue 'eyes have a touch of yellow in them.

MARKET MAKES WIDE ADVANCE NEW YORK, June 16. (INS) -The stock market broke out Into 8 wide advance today after early Leading issues rose one to more than two points to new highs on the advance, while the volatile Case Threshing jumped over. six points to the highest level in several years, Bullishness on the business outlook, swelled by the bonus cash food over the pawas an important factor. NEW YORK STOCKS CLOSE Pre- Tovious day's Close Close American Can Co. American Foreign Power American Power Light 121 American Sugar Refining Co.

American Tel. Tel. American Waterworks Anaconda Copper Co. 34 Bendix Aviation Chesapeake Ohio R. R.

58 Chrysler Motor Corp. Columbia Gas Electric Consolidated Gas Corn Products Refining Co, 81 Freeport-Texas Oil 30 General Electric Co. General Corp. General Foods, Inc. Gillette Razor Hudson Motor Car Co.

Johns Manville Kennecott Copper Co, Kresge 8. 8. Lorillard Tobacco Mack Trucks Mid-Continent Petroleum 19 Montgomery Ward Co. National Biscuit Co. National Dairy Products 25 25 National Power Light New York Central R.

R. Pennsylvania Railroad 31 44 Phillips Petroleum Public Service of New Jersey Radio Corp. of America Remington Rand 20: Sears, Roebuck Co. 74. Shell Union Oil 17 Simms Petroleum Standard Brands, Inc.

Standard Gas (pid) Standard Oil' of California Standard Oil of New Jersey Standard Oil of Indiana Warner Studebaker Motor Corp. Texas Company Texas Gulf United Corporation 4 U. S. Steel Corp. U.

8. Steel Corp. (pid) Utilities Power Light Vanadium Steel Corp. 19 Western Union Telegraph Westinghouse Elec. Mfg.

American Radiator Co. American Rolling Mills City Stores Consolidated, Oil Ohio Oil Co. Socony- Vacuum Oil Co. Penney J. C.

85 Burroughs Adding Machine Libbey Owens Ford 54: Warner Brothers Warren Foundry Pipe 24 Collins Aikman -Congoleum Nairn 1 Hershey (B) 24 Otis Elevator 27 United Airlines 4 NEW YORK CURB American Gas. Electric Cities Service Electric 22 Electric Bond Share (pid) Sterling Brewery CHICAGO EXCHANGE Commonwealth Edison General Household Utilities Swift Company. 21 WHEAT STRONG IN LATE TRADE CHICAGO, June 16. (INS) -Wheat turned strong in late. dealings today, prices advancing about 2c from the early lows to show net gains of about cent bushel.

Last-minute realizing shaded thei upturn, however, closing prices being to above yesterday's strong close; The sharp recovery here, which lifted the September delivery to. from 88c, received stimulus from the Minneapolis market where losses of about 2c were converted into gains of more then a cent. Opinidn that the feeble rains that were reported from the American spring wheat territory were of little consequence, led to 8 renewal of buying for both long and short account. Corn closed to up; oats and rye to higher. Winnipeg wheat closed to lower.

Wheat was easy in forenoon dealings here, fairly heavy precipitation in the Canadian wheat belt and forecasts for cloudy weather in the Dakotas Influencing pressure. Prices dropped a cent but recovered somewhat, demand being good. Near noon wheat was to lower; corn unchanged to off; oats unchanged to off, and rye to lower. Winnipeg wheat was 1 to lower at mid-session and Liverpool closed to up, failing to fully reflect the sharp bulge here yesterday. Minneapolis was to lower early.

Estimated car-lot receipts were: Wheat, corn, 122; and oats, 22. 3 Grain close Wheat--July Sept. Dec. Corn--July Sept. Dec, Oats- July Sept.

bid; Dec. 281c sold. Rye--July bid; Sept. 581c bid; Dec. bid.

Oct. Lard--July $10.17 sold; Dec. $9.60 bid. Cash rrala close- 7. Wheat- No sales.

Corn- -No. 2 mixed, mainly white 69c; No. 3 mixed, mainly white 68c; No. mixed No. 1 yellow No.

yellow No. 3 yellow No. 4 yellow No. 5 yellow No. 2 white 70 No.

3. white No. 4 white 5 white 65c; sample grade 40058c. Oats--No, white No. 3 white No.

white. sample grade 22 41 25c, yellow 86c. Boy beans -No. 4 yellow sample Barley--Cash, Illinois No. malting 86c.

CINCINNATI LIVE STOCK: CINCINNATI, June 16. 2,800, Including 75 direct; holdovers 100; market steady with yesterday; top $10.45 for 160-200 200-225 225-250 250-275 275-300 140-160 100-140 $8.75 10; packing sows average cost yesterday $10.08, weight 211 Ibs. Cattle- -Receipts 600; calves, receipts: 500; market senerally steady with yesterday; steers mixed and heifer yearflings $7,75 shortieds medium and plain grassers cows $4.50 5.75: cutters bulls weak to lower a 6.25; top vealers choice plainer sorts Sheep and lambs- Receipts 2.700; spring lambs 25 to 50c lower than yesterday; wether other classes unchanged: better ewes and springers common to medium mixed lots up. to $10.25: lightweight culls down to $6, or below; yearlings: from $6.50 down; fat ewes up. to $3.50.

WAYNE LIVE STOCK FORT WAYNE, June 5 to 10c higher; 160-200 10.20; 200-22 $10; 22-275 275-350 120-160 $9.500 9.80; 100-120 roughs stags $6.50. Cattle Market steady; good to choice steers $709; top glower grades. $7 down; Heifers cows: veal-. ers steady, $9 'and down. lambs unchanged at $10.50: down; top Sheep and lambs--Market 3 steady: espring TOLEDO GRAIN TOLEDO, June grain close In store: Wheat, No.

2 red Corn, No. 2 yellow 0 Oats, No. 2 white Rye, No. 2, Cash grain on track: Wheat, No. 2 red 94 3 red Corn, No.

2 yellow No. 3 yellow 64c. Oats, No. 2 white No. 3 white 25029c.

Butter: Extras 32c; standard prints 31c; 89 score, 29c. Eggs: Fresh extras 321c; current receipta 20c per dozen. Hay; Timothy No. 1 clover No. alfalfa, cutting second cutting third cutting $11; DEV wheat straw PLAN TO SEND CIVIL WAR VETERANS TO STATE MEET Ben Gallion, a member of the Sons of Union Veterans, announced today that efforts are being.

made to send representation of Grant county Civil War veterans to Bloomington next week. The occasion is the annual encampment of diana Grand Army of the Republic. Marion and Grant county' were hosts to the annual encampment last year. Milt Marshall, Upland, was in the city today to confer with Gallion on arrangements for attending the conclave. said half a dozen veterans, all more than years of age, probably would be taken in a special car to the Bloomington meeting.

The parade will be held June 24, he said. OPEN PROBE IN FLOGGING MEMPHIS, June prominent young Memphis woman charged today she and a Presbyterian minister were flogged last night near Earle, where they had gone to investigate a rumored slaying in a cotton strike. Miss Willie Sue Blagden, 23-yearold member of a prominent Memphis family, told officers she and Claude Williams of Little Rock were beaten by a band of men when they refused to reveal the name of the man they had gone to Earle to interview. Miss Blagden said she was struck four times across the back and thighs with a heavy leather strap studded with brads and that her companion was lashed '14 times. She asserted she was put on a train for Memphis and she did not know what had become of the clergyman, identified by her as a member of the Religion and Labor Foundation.

She expressed fear he might have been hurt badly. Miss Blagden said she and Rev. Williams had gone the Arkansas town in an effort to determine if Frank Weems, Negro tenant farmer, had been beaten fatally in an altercation growing out of the eastern Arkansas cotton strike. Sheriff Howard Curlin of Crittenden county promised an investigation today. GERMAN ARMY PLANE FALLS COPENHAGEN, June 16.

(INS) -A German military seaplane crashed at Ckagerak, Denmark, during naval maneuvers held off the Danish coast over the week-end, it was learned today, and it was rumored the crew of seven were killed. The accident was kept an official secret. It' was not unlikely Chancellor Adolf Hitler witnessed the seaplane accident, since dispatches trom Copenhagen yesterday reported 1. had reviewed the war games from his yacht Grille. NEW YORK PRODUCE NEW YORK, June quotations- Hay (per cwt.) -Market easy; No.

1, 85 a 90c; No. 3, 60 clover mixed. Petroleum---Market Arm'; crude Pennsylvania Buckeye Corning Lima $1.25, Linseed oil per 9.4@ 9.7c in car lots. unchanged to 1 point 7 on Coffee- Market steady: option, opened Rio spot, Tc. Raw sugar (centrifugal last sales)-Market steady; Cuban and Porto Ricos $3.75.

Reined sugar, market Arm; Ane granula ted $5. Potatoes (in bulk, barrel or bag) -Market strong: Bermuda barrels Maine, 100 $3.25 Southern barrels Sweet potatoes, market steady; Jersey baskets Southern baskets Dressed poultry--Market quiet; chickens brollers capons fowls 6 23c; turkeys ducks 18c: geese Live poultry--Market steady; pullets 25c; broilers 166126c; fowls turkeys 130 22c; roosters ducks geese 10c. Butter--Market easy; creamery higher scoring creamery extras 0 creamery Arsts Eggs-Market, mixed easy, white Arm; nearby white specials 28c, standards mediums nearby brown specials standards 025c, mediums mixed specials standards frats 023c; mediums Pacific fancy packs standards medlums Democratic Ticket GOVERNOR M. Clifford Townsend of Marion. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Henry F.

Schricker of Knox. SECRETARY OF STATE. August G. Mueller of Indianapolis. TREASURER OF STATE Peter F.

Hein of Crown Point. AUDITOR OF STATE. Laurence F. Sullivan of Princeton. SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

Floyd I. McMurray of Thorntown. REPORTER OF THE SUPREME AND APPELLATE COURTS. Miss Emma May of Terre Haute. JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT, FIRST DISTRICT Walter E.

Treanor of Bloomington: JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT, FOURTH DISTRICT Curtis W. Roll of Kokomo. JUDGE OF THE APPELLATE COURT, FIRST DISTRICT. William Dudine of Jasper. JUDGE OF THE APPELLATE COURT, SECOND DISTRICT Fred Wicking of Hartford City.

Rice growers of Luzon, Philippine Islands, have intricate: rice terraces consisting of level ponds on. mountainsides. These are so constructed 88 to provide level land where the rice plants can be flooded. The precious wentletrap, a seashell, sold for $200 each, in 1700. Chinese began counterfeiting them, and the price dropped.

Later the shells were found to be quite common. 3. RULE CHANGE IS -PLANNED -Democratic WASHINGTON, June leaders here today devised a plan to speed repeal of the historic two-thirds rule of the party, at the Philadelphia convention by making it a part of the report of the rules committee. By including it in the report of the rules 'committee, instead of proposing it amendment from the floor, the leaders hope to minimize anticipated opposition. While repeal of the two thirds rule is expected to be fought by many southern delegations, the movement apparently will have.

the complete backing of most of the party leaders here. Senator Bennett Champ Clark (D) of Missouri, whose father lost the Democratic nomination to Woodrow Wilson in 1912 because of the twothirds rule, is slated to be chairman of the rules committee. As, chairman he thus is expected to make report favoring abrogation of the rule which haunted his father to his grave perhaps changed the course of history. Another fight is slated on repeal of the unit rule observed by the Democrats. Under this rule delegations are bound by convention authorities in their votes by instructions given them from the "constituted authorities" who select them as delegates.

RELIEF PARLEY ACCORD IS SEEN WASHINGTON, June 16 Congressional conferees virtually reached an agreement today on the $2,370,000,000 deficiency bill carrying next year's relief fund -except for two items which must be voted on again by the house. 1 Chairman Adams of the senate conferees, forecast a final agreement would be reached tomorrow except for, the two items on which the house tied the hands of. its conferees- -the Florida ship canal and the $300,000,000 for a new public works fund. Adams said the other provisions of the relief section would be left about as they were in then bill passed by the senate -with 000,000 relief fund appropriated direct to President Roosevelt. PLAN TRANSFER OF ZIONCHECK WASHINGTON, June 16.

(AP)Rep. Marion A. Zioncheck told reporters today that officials at Gallinger hospital, where he has been under mental examination, were planning to transfer him to the Shepherd-Enoch Pratt hospital at Baltimore, Md. From a window of the psychopathic ward where he is confined, the Washington state representative said he agreed to make the trip, but when hospital officials sent five men to escort him he refused to leave "under duress." He said the departure then was postponed indifinitely. Zioncheck has been undergoing mental tests as a result of his activities in the capital.

LANDON SCORED IN M'NUTT TALK (Continued from Page Onel any other state in the Union, including Kansas, Gov. Mcnu*tt shouted after citing a list of his administration accomplishments. "Today we can say that those in need have had food, shelter and clothing, and that the state has carried its full share of. the necessary cost," Gov. Mcnu*tt declared.

"Indiana the first state to drop federal: relief; the fourth to fill its WPA The public poor relief system been reformed and improved. Pensions for the aged and blind have been established. Laws have been passed to promote industrial stability and a decent American standard of living. "The state's estimated deficit has been met and the budget balanced not only for the last three fiscal years but for the next fiscal year as well. The state does not owe a dime, bonded or current, and on June 30 will have in the general fund an unincumbered balance of $10,865,000.

"The credit of the state is better than at any time in its history. Taxes on tangible property been reduced more than one-third. The' tax base has been broadened. The total bonded indebtedness of our political subdivisions has been lowered. The cost government has been reduced materially." Warning the voters concerning the Republicans, Jackson said: Democracy is assembled here today to set a light of warning to every housetop in: Indiana.

We warn the people that should the Republican party prevail, their will interpret the victory as a solemn mandate, not alone to change the methods employed by the New Deal, but to crush every human objective it has established. "They will not stop when they have upset the Roosevelt program. They will not be content to destroy the state administration's plans for humane relief under that program. They will say they have a command from the people. They will uproot every vestige of improvement for the average man that interferes with the sacred rights of organized power and privilege.

They will say that the battle of life is one of club and fang "again because the people voted SO. Both the governor and Jackson extolled the record of the Roosevelt administration and predicted victory in the fall election. KILLED BY TRAIN GREENSBURG, June (INS) Robert Robbins, fifty-five, of Greensburg, a painter on the Big Four railroad, was killed when his gasoline speed car was struck by a passenger train SAMUEL WEICHT IS FOUND DEAD VAN BUREN, June Word was received here today that Samuel Weicht, seventy-six, died while on a camping trip at Bear lake in the northern part of the a state. Mr. Weicht, who made his home here with a son, Lyman Weicht, had gone to Bear lake with two Van Buren youths, Max Boyer and Charles Brewer.

The two youths reported they found Mr. Weicht dead in bed this morning when they returned to the camp after an. early morning trip. Mr. Weicht had been ill for the past two years.

He is survived by the son here sons in Marion, Lee and William Weicht, and a sister, Mrs. Kate Liniger, living somewhere in Virginia. BRITISH WOULD END SANCTIONS LONDON, June 16 (AP) -Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden intends to support--if not actually proposelifting of sanctions against Italy, circles beiieved today. Interest in the war penalties question heightened as the British cabinet was called to meet tomorrow to determine the government's official attitude for announcement in the house of commons Thursday. Despite an increasing clamor from opposition quarters, the government seemed assured of.

a majority if it proposes immediate suspension of the sanctions. CALLS MEETING OF DELEGATES Grant county's 34 delegates to the convention of the Fifth District Lincoln Club at Tipton June 27 and 28, will hold a caucus at Republican headquarters here Wednesday night. They will name a leader to head the county's contingent to the district parley. The delegation was selected at a meeting last week. SHOT TO DEATH AT SUMMITVILLE (Please Turn to Page Twol tot he Cox home north of Summitville at about 12:30 a.

m. Leaving his, companion the outside, was said to" have entered the bedroom of Mrs. Clark, who had retired. "I've come to finish you," he was reported to have said. He was overheard first by Mrs.

Cox and later by Cox himself who, after a quarrel, ejected him from the house, officers said. When the Marion man was about to enter a' second time, a shot from the 12-gauge shotgun was fired, it was said. Shot in the chest, Clark was said to nave tottered to the front gate and fallen. Notified of the shooting, Marshal Ice called Madison county authorities and placed Blotz in temporary custody as a material witness. Both Blotz an Cox were at the Madison county jail today awaiting the outcome of the investigation.

No charges had been filed late this afternoon, pending completion of the inquest. Clark, and his nephew, Robert Ellis, 11, Marion, motored to Summitville late last night. Coroner Stottlemyer said testimony at the been inquest drinking. indicated A the Madison slain madunty deputy sheriff said he had recently been employed at the Service Foundry in Indianapolis. He had been making his home with "his stepfather, Taylor Cashman, at the West Eleventh street address.

Marion police said Clark had served part of a 10-year reformatory sentence in connection with a holdup at. Waynedale, near Fort Wayne. married the Summitville girl after his release from the Pendleton institution, it was said. It was the second marriage for Mrs. Ciark.

A report to Marion police indicated that the truck driven by. Clark and Blotz to Summitville was the property Arlene Ellis, Clark's sister, north of the Delphi pike. The body of Clark was to be returned to 805 South Adams street this afternoon. Funeral services and interment will be arranged late today. Included among the survivors are his another, Mrs.

Taylor Cashman, his stapfather, H. K. Cashman, and a sister, Mrs. Ellis. SEEK CONTROL OVER INDUSTRY 4 Continued from rage one.

government contract bill, right-ofway in the house, Labor demands for enactment of this measure have been particularly insistent as it em-4: bodies the principle of the five-day work 3 week and minimum. wages, thus far completely swept into the discard by high court decisions, Deemed hopeless of passage, the bill was suddenly shot through the judiciary committee under heavy pressure two weeks ago after President William Green, of the American Federation of Labor, threw his support behind defeat of the FrazierLemke farm inflationary measure. It would require all receiving government contracts to comply with a 40-hour week and prevailing scales. Rep. Healey of Massachusetts admitted 75 per cent of industry would be affected.

Latest of the body blows suffered by the Democratic administration in its efforts to regulate industry came late yesterday when the fifth district court of appeals in New Orleans declared the Wagner-Connery labor relations act unconstitutional. This came in the wake of three other death blows by the supreme court, which invalidated: 41.0 NRA: The Guffey, coal act. The York minimum wage law. At the same time, labor proponents in the house are pushing an NRA substitute. to put the textile industry under federal regulations.

HOFFMAN ALLY TO TAKE POST TRENTON, N. June (INS)- -A renewed and intensive hunt for the alleged "accomplices" of Bruno Richard Hauptmann loomed today as Col. Mark O. Kimberling prepared to take the oath of office tomorrow as superintendent of the state police. Kimberling, an ally of Governor the Hoffman, state and prison principal at the keeper time of Hauptmann's execution for the slaying of baby Lindbergh, will succeed the veteran Col.

H. Norman Schwarzkopf. Kimberling would not comment on what he plans to do in regard to the accomplice hunt, except to say that he would carry out any. of the governor's orders to the former police head which have not been countermanded. Hoffman's order to Schwarzkopf to seek accomplices in the Lindbergh crime still stands.

Kimberling would not comment on a report that Andrew K. Dutch, of the state motor vehicle department would become his chief deputy. State senate confirmation of Kimberling's appointment last night left. vacant his position at the state prison. It was rumored that the post would go to William Lagay, now secretary to Hoffman.

3.000 MINERS BEGIN STRIKE MADRID, June 16 thousand miners went underground today in the Rio Tinto workings, declaring they would not come up again until their demands for steady work and higher pay were granted. Authorities sent 200 shock police and civil guards to the pit mouths to prevent possible disorders by the rest of the mine's 6,000 employes remaining above ground. labor juries. to arbitrate strikers' demands were established as fresh disorders claimed five more lives. FT.

WAYNE BOY ENDS OWN LIFE FORT WAYNE, June 16- (AP)-Robert Shookman, eighteen, high school honor graduate this year, was found dead in his home today with a bullet wound in his head. His parents said he had been despondent over his failure to pass a U. S. Navy enlistment test because of poor eyesight. BELGIUM FACES STRIKE CRISIS BRUSSELS, June, gian troops were ordered mobilized today to protect public services as the ranks of workmen striking for higher wages neared 200,000.

The governor of the fortified city of Liege, where first clashes occupied yesterday, prohibited assemblies on the streets. A panic-stricken public, faced with shutdown of stores and shops, rushed to purchase necessary provisions before all commerce was suspended. WIFE REPORTS EDITOR MISSING NEW YORK, June 16-(AP)-Elliott Keen, 56-year-old editor of a magazine dealing with the motion picture industry, was reported mysteriously missing today by his wife. Mrs. Keen told police he was last seen Saturday.

Detectives said he disappeared after a conference with a woman writer, at a hotel. DEAN FORGETS CRIME DETAILS. DETROIT, June 16 Dean, trigger man of the Black Legion, who has, startled several courtrooms with his stories of, the weird, almost incredible activities of the black-hooded cult, crawled into his shell today. Resuming the witness stand against 11 alleged cultists charged with plotting to murder a newspaper publisher, the confessed killer of Charles A. Poole lost his composure under a barrage of questions popped.

by defense counsel. While Attorney Bernards Cruse pressed Dean, for more details on his stories "blood pacts," and "strangers" trailing political with murder in their hearts, the squat, cult executioner resorted to don't knows" or "I can't recall." "I am asking these questions because Dean's testimony is unreasonable to believe and because he has impeached his own testimony by his failure to remember," Attorney Cruse told the court. REVIEWS FISH LIFE IN STATE Review of fishing activities in In'diana since the turn of the century was given by C. Rhetts before the Marion Rotary Club today at Hotel Spencer. Rhetts praised the state department of conservation's part in eliminating predatory fish from Hoosier lakes and streams, and urged all club members who are fishermen to punctually obey the -state game' and fish laws.

Dr. E. F. Jones, president, was in charge. KOKOMO MAN ARRAIGNED ON FEDERAL MAIL CHARGE INDIANAPOLIS, June 16-(AP)Harold Weikle, 32, of Kokomo, was bound over to the federal grand under $2,000 bond today after arraignment before.

a U.S. commissioner on the charge of stealing a letter containing: a $25 check from. mail box at Logansport. Weikle's removal to the northern Indiana district court at South Bend was ordered by the commissioner. NEW MODERN MACHINELESS 7 Permanents $5 Curly' hair can' be yours without discomfort, with our new up-todate permanent wave method.

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