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   Linton Daily Citizen (Newspaper) - December 15, 1936, Linton, Indiana                                A HitwpWng ffidfef fttttll flfti new ft CITIZEN VOLUME NUMBER Printed Ifl the Heart of the Ifldiani Coal in the States Finest Corn and fffuit and Within 2 910 Miles of the Center of Population of thc United Stttei 7 T WEATHER WARMER GIRL SLAYER TAKES Robert Age Passed Away Monday CAME HEKE PROM KENTUCKY IN Worked in Linton Mining Bight Children Stiryive Robert 66 year old Liriton died sud denly Monday night at the horrie of a daughter Robert Grimes at south of Terre Although Ijlackburh had been in for the past few yearsV his condition was not regarded as He appeared to ill his usual health yesterday but did not eat hisx evening Early in the evening he when his daughter went to his she found him A doctor was summoned and pro nounced him Coroner VariArsdall of county held an and said that chronic endpcarditis and myocarditis was the cause of sudden Blackburn was born Ohio on He came to Linton about thirtythree years ago and engaged in coal mining here for a number of was last employed at mine 48 of the old Vandalia com Surviving seven Herbert and Orval Blackburn of Everett Daniel and Harry Blackburiu of Robert of Fort Wayne one criric Grinies of rural rbutc 6 Walter and Henry all of the stflte of 6ne sis Mae BlaBkburnof i The body of Vfas brought to tne Welch Corpetti home and wilkbe removed to the home of John corner of Ssventh and G streets this Funeral arrangements had not been com pleted late r The wife of the Mary died it EL TRAINS IN CHieAftft f IIIIYSAIE GIRL HELD IN SLAYING SUICIDE discovery of the body tnda Ruth M3 ot a treasury department in a shal low gravenear her hnme at launched a search f6r a transient hired believed to Heel in the UUerbaclf family missing was found garrpted and beaten Christmas Event on ncsday Promises to Be Heaviest buying of the season to day Was predicted when the December Community Day is observed by Linton ahead to a tremendous wave of Christmas buying on Com munity day preceding the big holi Linton business houses have filled Itheir shops with an abundance of seasonable merchandise for to morrows sales Although local merchants report sales so far this Christmas season havq been exceptionally they expect shopping to gain consider able ground tomorrow and continue at a brisk pace from then on through the holiday In addition to the many regular bargains being offered by Linton local store keepers ing a wide variety of special values as an extra attraction for Commu nity Shoppers here will see an un usual display of Christmas decora tions as they visit store to Linton stores appear to have out done past performances in adding the true atmosphere of Christmas this year to the business with elaborate decoration schemes being followed in practically every shop Numerous visit ors have commented on the exterior decorations in the downtown re praising those in charge of the work for the taste used in giv ing Linton a pretty holiday At night the coiling of hplly is with hundreds of gaily col the Georgia pine afldswild lamps present an attractive of Banquet Tonight to v lip Successful Event p for A bring toia theartnuar Greene County Grain in WiorthingtohV Thg achievement program got under way this when scores persons gath ered theJefferson township town tti witness corn arid small grain ex The committee in charge of thfe show stated that Dumber of exhibits The sweepstakes ribbons created rivalry exhib Dec An other collision occurred today on Chicagos El system as investi gation was resumed into a crash November 24 in which 11 were killed and 60 injured A sixcar steel and semisteel Englewood train bumped the of an allsteel fourcar Kenwood train as the two crept down a straight stretch of track into the Rapid Transit officials said they had no reports of although two passengers were reported to be shaken extension school was in session this morning and this af under the supervision of a Purdue The s p a 1 I course was planned to give Greene county corn growers the latest in formation available on scientific The banquet committee reported yesterday that sales of banquet I tickets had exceeded There were only a few tickets avail 1 this and corn grow ers urged not to wait until thc last minute to secure executive committee includes Bernard Frederick Sloan and Lewis Aged Man Seeks Sister to Intiude Her in Witt A old who said my days are numbered visited Lin ton last night in an effort to ob tain information as to the where abouts of Homer Jessie a former Linton in order to include her in his last Thc visitor was 70 year old railroad yardmaster from and a brother to He stopped briefly at the honie of Harley in hope of up a tvail which might lead him to his sis It is understood thqt Hams share of HMwH estate will be in the neighborhood of and perhaps Hardin mtid he had been separated from his sister Jessie thirtyfive and that in that time he had not seen oir heard from another and Clif ford He expressed belief that Grace and Clifford weje dead hut that Him is In event and the Clifford Roosevelt returned to American soil today for first time in nearly a officially terminating a historymaking cruise of miles to South America in the interest of peace of this world Tanned from long hours under the tropic the chief executive came down the gangplank of the cruiser Indianapolis to the shrill whistle of the boatswins pipe and the booming of a 21gun The officers and crew In full dress uniform manned the rail as he took his leave and headed for the private train that will take him back to Washington I EDYC i ni N IE LDR N NSU BUT ys NYA Workers Recondi tion Hundreds of Brok en TOYS TO BE SHARED HERE ON CHRISTMAS Needy Boys and Girls to Be Happy Thru Work HOPE HELD FOR KILLING DIES IN CELL Gingham dogs and calico singing Christrpas little red wagons and many other articles arc being reconditioned by NYA work ers here to bring happiness and nri i T i Mi Four in Ellis Community Residence Have Nar row Body of Moody Young Slayer Found Hanging From Four members of the Alex Imrie family were routed from thoir five bulging to needy youngj in community fiters who otherwise would have ti whcn tht lwoko to fimi the houso barren Undoithe supervision of Willard KILLED BRIDEELECT JUST ONE WEEK AGO Pumped Four Bullets Into Body of Elizabeth The above picture shows Miss Hope in custody of a leavingthe court room at where she was ar The young woman ended her life in her jail cell at The lower picture sljows Miss Elizabeth Hopes school whom Miss Morgan said she killled with a Many Have Not Remitted Their Expect ed to Do Many have not yet remitted for Christmas Seals nor returned them has hccn Hams share of the estate would be I know my days are and I want to find my sister so she can share my We were separated thirtyfive years ago when Jessie loft Hardin Information obtained hare showed that Homer the wife of was employed with the telephony company here and that he was a member of the Knights Of Pythias It was leained that and Ham left hero several years ago and later lived in Bloonitiold and But since their residence in Greene their whereabouts has been it is believed they went probably to Flor a number of years Lintonresidents refill that Hams Bill owned i and operated the first theater in j this j After P short stay in j returned to Clay where the Hams resided before coming believing residents of that might know where his sjster is Charges Railroad With Juggling Current As set Senate investigators changed today that Missouri Pacific railroad car ried as current assets in its annual stockholders reports when it did not own a five cent The charge was made by Senator Burton the response stated Judge Raymond chairman of the Greene County Tuberculosis associations Seal Sale It is a source of great satisfac tion to the committee in charge of the 1936 sale of Christmas Seals Greene county recreational the National Youth Ad ministration workers arc making or mending toys Christmas dis Common rag dis carded time are being transformed into sparkling bru nettes with black Flaxen pig tails for peasant dolls arc being fashioned from dyed ravellings by ingenious Broken toy trains and trailers arc being made like new through tho NYA pro gram Dogs for boys and dolls for grls are being A little bit of some expert car penter work and other minute de tails have made several hundred discarded toys just right for Santa Clans bulging To help the little girls take good care of their new some of the l workers are making doll while other doll beds have been recondi Empty spools strung on wire and fastened with glue are turned into fourp0stcir of Jenny Lind A visit to the second floor of the of hall where most of the NYA activity has is con vincing that this Christmas will be a cheerful one for all needy boys and girls in the Many of the toys in the big collection wore contributed by local school children who have outgrown thc playthings or expect Santa Glaus to bring them now ones for Christ Tho toys reconditioned by tho NYA workers will go into the As sociated Charities collection and bo distributed along with nuts and other toys from funds of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters club to needy kiddies at WOLFORt BOWLERS 1 in Hope 25 Thinly and Imrie I who yielded to and their twin Dola and homicidal fixation 12 years were in leaping out a bedroom window to safety just a few seconds before of the house caved Imrio is said to have been awakened by smoke which filled the where the four were He immediately aroused the other members of thc family to shower make possible tho escape before the from house was Tho family took refuge in thc homo of a It was im by killing her lifelong Miss Elizabeth Aniv j hanged herself today in an Ingham county jail The body of the Moody young slayer was found dangling from a A noose had strips torn from her sleeping Police au who investigated the sui expressed belief the young woman had been dead for nearly ait hour before her body was found by the jail Miss Morgan committed suicide just a week after she had fired bullets into Miss 25 years daughter of Dean Ward Giltner of Michigan State Miss Morgan and Miss Giltner were ad dressing invitations to friends for Miss Giltners scheduled last Saturday when she was to have married a reserve of possible to savo any part of thc i We couldnt save as much as a since we wore forced to leave in such haste to cs cape with our said Im j a WPA Imrio said everything seem ed normal about thc house when retired about three hours be fore the fire was It is believed a defective flue caused the The loss was partly cov efed by i r i gan when the Imrie came to this coun place try from England formerly worked According to Miss MorS at gan Confcs8ed thc slaying time after taken into The two young women had intimate friends since childhood and had been sorority during their college Linton and Lyons to Col lide on Local Court Basketball courts in this section of the Wabash valley will be kept hot this with many importj ant battles Linton Miners will attempt to break into the win column when ExKing Is Happier Than He Ever Was as Prince or British Committee to Meet Wfdi The Tyler Bowlers trimmed thc nesday to Plan for a Plans for a twoclay agricultural short course in Greene county will DOWNED BY TYLERS ilhey tanglc with tho Lions of LV ons on the local court Thursday Duke of hap Rivals of long than he over was as Prince of be mapped out at a meeting to be held at 7 oclock Wednesday in the office of County Agent Arthur Haseman in Bloom Frier of Purdue university that the response has been so prompt and has in most such wholehearted co operation the public in this line To those who have not done we ask that they get their returns in as soon as they can as will not be long until wo will want to wind up this In a southern Indiana a World war veteran asked pur chase a sheet of seals a day lx1oic the seal sale He wanifd chairman the committee which ibe the first purchaser in the is investigating railroad financing He has had and he to drafting he to show his He said the tubeivulusis methods with a view regulatory legislation Wheeler revealed details of Mis souri Pacific financing after ques jtioning William secretary i treasurer of William C association taught we how to liv will bo present for the meeting and assist the county committee in out lining plans for the short At this meeting instructions will be given and plans made for tho ban quet at the The county short course is being arranged in the interest of men and women both in town and In addition to the regular instructional there is to be Tho school will be hold February 4 and The last night will bo a good getto gether banquet with a speaker of I The short course will be planned I and administered through various j I Wolford team two out of throe games last night when the clubs clashed at the bowling alleys in a league Jack Mehlhoff was high for the winners with u while Haff ley lod the losers with a 556 Tho Elks and Elson bowlers will meet at 8 oclock Individual scoring follows Game 1 2 15 188 130 146 145 HO Leo Tyler Woodworth Meng Mohlhoff 157 3 Total 159 506 428 457 48 146 172 Handicap 27 1H 21 the two teams promise to give the w fans some real excitement i Walcs or Ldwaid Although the Miners have been cussed with friends at EnzesfeldJ downed in their four it has Castle today his plans to marry noted that the local nettors Mrs Wallis Warfield and J had as many shots in each hls honcs for the been have nad as many game as their but in ability to connect so far has defeat for the Coach Jere Goodman has been drilling the boys constantly this week on basket shooting in hopes that the Miners will find the bas ket in forthcoming games and de velop into a dangerous foe for oth er quintets in the county and val Totnl 701 871 Wol 1 Hafflny 161 HamiltonMS Fiscus 181 Stewart Turpen 180 Game 2 HI 105 513 The Dugger Bulldogs will go to 27 81 Sullivan tonight and try to trounce i the Golden Arrows of Coach Spike 842 2474 Coach Haskcll Osborns charges have been turning in wins I this and have a fine oil Totals j portunity to continue on top in 172 145 171 556 441 46 402 Total 779 802 755 and to thorn I owe the health I MOW It will be so organized chairman of the board the chairman The totals to date follow Trust which partici pated in New York banking cates floated millions of dol lars in securities fur the vast vail Bloomneld that no one will have undue Members of the bani TO TEST SYNDICALISM LAW M I empire of tho late Van Swer ingen Koloen Lyons Marco Niewberry FROM LOUISIANA Owensburg Kara Hiom and Connie of Orleans J are here visiting during the Solsberry Christmas uitl1 ner Mr and her Rudolph Burns family and ot11 and Penney join her Christmas few j IAST CHIEFS NOTICE Past ChVs circle of Pyth ian Sistors will hold a Christmas party at 7 oclock Thursday eve nlng at the home of 57l street All members are urged to notice change in Brigham of tho original is reputed to have Iwft and 19 was father of 57 appeal testing tho constitu tionality of Indianas eighteen year tonights Another fast game is booked for Wednesday night at when theSwitz City cagers contact the Tho Switzcrs will lie out for a victory after losing to Bloom field last weekend by a small Coach Tom Gardeners boys are reported in good form for the Spencer will visit Jasonville tomorrow night and Sandborn will invade Ma ico to complete the county Other games this week of im i vino iin onminal syndicalism law was j to local fans folow Fri filed in the state supreme court to clay for Paul convicted in Steuben Circuit court last Hungarianborn maga zine now is serving a to five year term in the state prison following conviction on charges of advocating overthrow of the He is a nat uralized The supreme court never has passed on the criminal synudical ism law since it was enacted in day at Hillsdalej Graysvillo at Switz City Ploasant villc at Klnora Hymera at Dug gor Sandborn at Midland Car lisle at Lyons Marco at Newber ryj Owensburg at Burns Saturday night Jasonvillo at Jiloomfield Neodmore at ry Vcrnon Rusherof Lyons was a bio to be removed to his home to He telephoned Simpson just after midnight this and wont to bed to rise at Today was springlike and the Duke plan nod to play nine holes of His mood was an exuberant one after reading a bundle of letters from brought to him u from Cannes by his gentlemanin Lord and evening in the castle library swering Eha Core was home this to be taken TIT TACK WU Prepared for Tilt If eralissimo KaiShek Is Not divisions of loyal govermue troops huve encircled SiunFu a are ready for immediate attack event negotiations for the of Generalissimo Chiang it was announced Government leaders awaited iously news from Don one time Australian newsua man who went to SianFu to tiate for the release of the Chinas strong held captive by young Mar Chang Donald returned today to whence ho Hew start and Generalissimo Chiang and  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