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Bloomington Daily Telephone (Newspaper) - December 31, 1932, Bloomington, Indiana A of. .-9 a. A Jay rosily Leo y s d. A. Looming ton a dinner. \ a. A Jim ,. A f a a a a a a. �?�.�?��?�. A a a off or a a i a a a it . A. A a a a a a t a. A a a ?. J a. A cd Ita a a a Ltd a largest circulation in Bloomington largest circulation in Monroe county circulation in Oolitic Stone Belt v0l. Evi. No. 881 Price 3 cent Bloomington Indiana saturday december 31, 1932 member a. B. C. Covering the Oolitic Stone be amp % a w Indiana state Road # a a a closed today Evansville hardest hit River a overflow Banks \ a by International news service torrential Rains of More than 28 hours duration inundated Southern Indiana today. Numerous highways were under water Rivers overflowed or approached the flood stage railway Beds were washed out and steam railway trains were stalled interurban and bus service was tied up sewers caved in streets were flooded and general business was affected. All Southern Indiana streams were rising. A. Evansville was the worst sufferer the Eity being Cut off from numerous nearby Points by High Waters. At Mtcarmel the River was Over the floor stage by 1.7 feet v to Sofic Between Indianapolis and Louisville was completely blocked at Seymour. A a a new auditor finds blackboard on which he wrote 2ft years ago William c. East who will take office As county auditor just 20 years from the Day he went in As Deputy auditor has found one relic of his former term in the courthouse which has Laid undisturbed for 20 years. It is a blackboard on which or. East had written the names of the 12 townships opposite the numbers by which they Are designated on land transfers. The writing is dim but is easily read and can be distinguished As or. East a writing. On january 1. 1913, he went into office As Deputy to auditor w. F. Kinsner and remained four years. Or. Kinser was also assisted in the office by his daughter Bernice now mrs. Bernice level. A. Pardon Board greetings everybody Sanctuary of close county state Road 46 Between Blooming ton and Nashville was closed to traffic adds syn account of Higie. Waters it was announced by Vir ii Emmert District superintendent of maintenance for the state Highway department. The water i3 Over the Road at considerable depth at Brummette a Creek and Belmont. Last night the Highway department kept a patrol at the inundated places with trucks to pull cars continued on Page 7. The county Council and Board of commissioners met Friday afternoon in their final meetings of the year for the purpose of closing up the years work. Some additional appropriations were made by the Council and the Board of commissioners allowed county officers salaries for december and some other claims. A no change in the membership of the county will be made at the beginning of 1933 As its members have two More years to serve. Janies n. Blair retired from the Board of commissioner s and will be succeeded by John s. Stephens. James Acuff has one More year to serve and will be succeeded on january 1, 1934. By a. Acuff. V velvet tigress May escape death on Gallows. By Gale a Wallace u. P. Staff correspondent Phoenix axiz., dec. 31.�? up a the Arizona slate Board of pardons and paroles became the Sanc Taxy of Hope for Winnie Ruth Judd today fighting desperately to escape the Gallows to which she was condemned for the murder of Agnes Ann Leroi. Her Hope for clemency was revived when the county grand jury after indicting John j. Happy Jack Hallot an As an alleged accessory after the murder a a strongly recommended her sentence be commuted to life imprisonment. The grand jurors1 expressed their conviction the doomed woman shot in self defense when she killed mrs. Leroi. A f Halloran a wealthy local Lumberman was free on $3,000 bail pending arraignment next tuesday. He frequently had been dra Wahto a the ase any stories of the condemned murderess that he helped dispose of the bodies of mrs. Leroi and her fit Send Hedvig Samuelson whom she also is accused of killing. A pm i a a l 1 closer regulation of dance Halls to be sought. Here is a Good follow As father time flips Over another Page of his diary and takes us into a new year. Smile like june Vlasek charming film Queen is doing. Forget 1932 with its Hopes and disappointments and crash into 1933 with a big wide Grin and the firm determination to find that Corner around which Prosperity has. Been it hiding. Now All together a a a of Duyf 1932 hello 1933�?�o. V. B. W. Brad ate i i i f a a colonel e. M. House adviser to president Wilson and to president elect Roosevelt writing on the topic a a do is America need a dictator a in this weeks Issue of Liberty Magazine warns that unless economic conditions. Change for the better a we Are almost cer a to have trouble a and that a while the revolutionary Leader is not in sight at the moment he might appear a after asserting that a a the pillars of Faith arc shattered and there is but Little left to uphold the Temple in which our capitalistic civilization is sheltered a colonel House continues a in such circumstances the thing to do. Is for our Strong men if there be any left to get together regardless of party and regardless of former financial jealousies and continued on Page 8. Rundell Pauley. Treat friends members of the Monroe county bar association and courthouse attaches were treated to cigars and apples today by judge Herbert a. Rundell and Wall Pauley court Bailiff. 1 Quot judge Rundell retires from the Bench at the close of court this afternoon after having served two terms As judge of the Monroe own circuit court. Immediately following his retirement induction of Donald a. Rogers As judge will be made and chief Justice Walter e. Treanor of the state supreme court will administer the oath to the new judge. A. R Campbell to re Home sunday mayor Joseph h. Campbell who has been in the methodist Hospital in Indi amp Napols under observation for the past few Days is expected to return to his Home Here sunday. No report on the result of the diagnosis has been Given him by the examining physician but it is not believed that his condition is. Serious. He is suffering from stomach trouble and went to the Hospital for a general examination. Moscow dec. 31�? ins a arrest of Alexis moult him branded by officials of the g. P. U., soviet secret police a a Well known scoundrel a today brought systematic swindling of soviet russian savings Banks to a virtual end. For 60 Days using forged documents and references Mou Khim As a a a banker and became controller of a score of Banks police said. A Confederate then opened an account amounting to two rubles in each Bank immediately presenting checks for 2,000 rubles which a a controller Mou Khim approved. He would then disappear taking a Job at. Another Bank according to authorities. Mou Khim faces possible execution. Special music will be included in the kiwanis Star of service program to be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 p. M. At the first methodist Church Aeop Riig to an announcement made today. The my a Sical program will include special Organ music by mrs. Fred v. Chew a elections by u string orchestra under the. Direction of Fred j. Sharp a vocal Solo by professor Douglas d. Nye of the Indiana University school of music a flute Solo by Betty Batman and selections o f kiwanis songs by a special Krivanis chorus. J. Frink Regester president of the club will preside. The Complete pro giant is As follows a a tomcat in. Ralph Kinder a mrs. Fred v. Chew a a american a Sung by audience. Invocation Rev. C. B. Swartz. Selections the orchestra Fred j. Sharp director. A a recessional. Dukovan professor Douglas d. Nyc a a aria. John Lemmon Betty Batman \ a a the Nightingale and the Rose. Saint Saens mrs. Fred v. Chew introduction of members of the committee on award and guests. Report of committee on award a Paul Feltus chairman. Recipient of award escorted to Rostrum. A a presentation of Star of services Rev. W. Henry Mclean. Response recipient. Song selection the kiwanis chorus. Benediction Rev. W. E. Moore. This program will be open to the Public and everyone is invited to attend. A a rusjh1/ille, ind., dec. 31.�? ins a while Roscoe Beagle a of new Point Lay at the Point of death in a local Hospital today Rush county grand jurors prepared to return an indictment against him for shooting miss mail a Ellen Cooper 19, pretty Hanover College coed. A miss Cooper who was taken to a Greensburg Hospital after being shot through the kidneys today was reported to be in an improved condition following an operation. Death May defeat the Laws efforts to punish Beagle who remained in a critical condition with a Bullet wound near the heart. The infatuation of Beagle a Twenty six year old married Man with two children for the Beautiful Young coed was responsible for the shooting which occurred a t a dance Hall at Milroy an investigation by sheriff de Compton has disclosed. A = i beagles who was. Separated from his wife had been keeping com-1 Pany with Mary Ellen for some time before her parents or. And mrs. Burke Cooper of Clarksburg decided to Send her to College according to sheriff Compton. The Young woman a la refusal to renew the Friendship maddened Beagle who shot her and then shot himself according to sheriff Comptons theory of the crime. Sheriff Compton said there was no basis for beagles assertion that he was shot by Woodrow Richey 21, of Milroy. Richey was held for a few hours yesterday but was released when additional evidence was obtained that Beagle shot himself. A a Many stores to close monday practically All Bloomington stores will be closed monday in Observance of the new v year with the exception of grocery drug and hardware Stoi is which will be open. Banks will also be closed. The new year comes of sunday and As is customary will be celebrated by business firms of monday. A a a Washington dec 31.�? ins a the constitutionality of the Collier 3.2 percent Beer Bill aroused fresh controversy today As Drys in a sunbed their charges that the supreme court would hold the measure violative of the eighteenth amendment. A a the Drys were insisting upon hearings before the Senate judiciary committee on the Issue of the Bill a constitutionality. Senator Norris a of Nebraska chairman declined to order hearings on this question contending the Senate a noted lawyers Are just As liable to determine a constitutional Issue As attorneys from private life. The Drys probably led by senator William e. Borah re of Idaho will fight the constitutionality of the Bill when it comes before the Senate Eairly in the new year final final decision Case is being prepared. Urn passage. Joseph Cook Rogers Rone speak to grocers v % under the stress of severe e Vav nomic conditions More than a million persons turned to education and patronized the various teaching research and direct service agencies of Indiana University during 1932, according to consolidated service reports from All divisions announced Here today. With Leisure time on their hands a a a a a nays adult citizens piled up Mand for informational and a Ujj services to the Point i. Extension departed a 33 per cent increase it of last year. This was of mail libraries furn-725 patrons during the Rosity hospitals had six Ore patients and 1 the it a clinic 21% per cent to than in 1931. It in Campus and exies was off 1% per cent get decrease was far creases in most other Gist ration in residence j a and Extension classes for the regular year ending in june 1932, numbered 13,028 students. Residence enrolment for the present semester shows a. Decrease of 5 per cent. A the Extension divisions nonteaching departments served 409, 549 persons during 1932. Geology biology chemistry physics botany psychology and other sciences directly served1 More than 300,000. The school of education prepared tests for 145,000 school children and aided the Public schools in other ways. Educational exhibits had audiences estimated at 100,000. The medical Center served about 90,000 patients. The University s convention facilities attracted 10,500. Business research wa3 provided for 8,150. The school of Law directly served approximately 2,000. The Bureau of social service gave assistance to 2,900 Hoosier citizens. With duplications largely excluded actual totals of numbers served by i. During 1932 figured up to 1,089,536. It v prof. Thomas w. Rogers of Indiana University and Rolla Rone trustee of Bloomington township were the principal speakers at a meeting of the Bloomington retail grocers association held Friday evening at the chamber of Commerce. John o. Jackson president presided. Business matters pertaining to Utah grocers were discussed. The Date a for the next meeting was not set. First to celebrate new year mathematician Dies Chicago dec. 31.�? ins a fun Neil Al services will be held monday afternoon for or. Eliakim Hastings Moore one of the Wii do a outstanding mathematicians it was announced today. Or. Moore credited with having originated general analysis in the science of mathematics died yesterday from heart disease. He was 70. Or. Moore was one of the Memic a of the original faculty of the University of Chicago. % Wellington. A f sunday a Jan 1. A up a shepherds and Fishr Raon of the Chatham a islands. 414 Miles Southeast of Wellington. Welcomed the new year today while milkmen in the unite i states were making the rounds of the last Day of 1932. The British Colony of 200 persons in the nou Hern Pacific wan the first Pinch in the world to Welcome 1933. When the Bell in the Little Church on Hansen pealed out Midnight the Boon of big Ben in London sounded Welve noon and it was 7 a. M. In new York the Chatham islands Are the nearest Point to the starting line of time. The starting line is the and Mii Altys a Date line. It is made to curve East and West of the 180th Meridian in such a Way that it lies always in the Ocean. The Chatham islands Are just to the East of the line. The new year began its race from the islands Westward along the Equator at a Speed of 1,000 Miles an hour. By the time new yorkers gather to Welcome it most of the Chatham islanders will have cured their headaches in preparation for new year s dinner. Returns to Niagara mrs. Eugene Wagoner has returned to her Home at Niagara Falls n. Y., after visiting her parents mls. And mrs. Bruce Sare South Asl of the City. Sheriffs offic Morland will face will be moved charge in Greene co. Weather forecast. J. L. Bender who. Assumes his duties is county sheriff sunday plans As his first official act the moving of his office from the third floor of the a courthouse to the rooms n the Northwest Coiner of the first floor formerly occupied by the county Road superintendent. The move will be made sunday and the new sheriff will be ready with the other new office holders to hold open House anti Greet his friends monday. A the new office is connected by a private stairway j with the clerks office and court Morland West of the City who was arrested this week by local police for investigation in regard to an automobile in his Possession. Was taken Friday evening to Bloomfield where he will face a charge in the Greene county circuit court of wife desertion. Local officers Are investigating the car which is believed to have been stolen. The engine number had been filed off police said. Joseph w. Cook age 77, died at 6 o clock this morning in Owen county near Spencer after an illness of four Days with pneumonia. He had spent most of his life in Evansville but was living with relatives in Owen county where he could be cared for. His wife is. Ill at Evansville. Survivors Are the widow mr9. Lucy Cook of Evansville one daughter mibs Mary Ellen Cook a who is employed in the office of president William l. Bryan of Indiana University two Brothers James Cook of Chandler ind., and Joshua Cook of Evansville and one sister mrs. James Stephenson of Texarkana. The body was brought to the Allen Home Here where funeral services will be held at 2 of clock monday afternoon. Or. W. H Mclean pastor of the first m. E. Church will be in charge. Interment will be in Rosehill. Mrs. Georgia Maher held blameless in the death of her husband Richard Maher by the grand jury which investigated the shooting of Maher will be compelled to remain in jail Over sunday., awaiting the return of mayor Joseph h. Campbell from the methodist Hospital at Indianapolis. There is an affidavit charging her with murder pending in City Couit and she cannot be released until mayor Campbell acts on the motion for dismissal of the affidavit which will be presented to him by prosecutor Leroy Baker. The grand jury returned a report on the Maher Case late thursday afternoon holding that the shooting which took place on the evening of october 19 at the Home of the couple on Ralston drive was accidental. A Twenty witnesses including mrs. Maher were examined by the go and jury in its investigation of the Case. Indianapolis ind., dec. 8fc ins a Sale of the proper Tea the Indiana Limestone co i on a reorganization basis was Tat ively approved today by left Al judge Robert c. Baltzelle a Nal decision was being a prep authorizing the Sale and opera tit of the Stone Pic Ope ties under amp f organized company to be known the Indiana Limestone corp Tion. A a a a judge Baltzell indicated that i would approve the issuance of a 000,000 Worth of 6 per cent prior Fol Lien Bonds to provide working Ca ital for the new com tiny and the Cost of reorganization. / there will be 504.00 shares common Stock. Holders of i red Stock in the old Compaq receive one half share of Stock in the new company share of preferred under tace. Of reorganization holders of totalling approximately n will receive a &Quot$50 Bond la lti4 company for each old $10$ and the remainder in Stock. Hid amp Kyers of debentures will re Cebee shares of Stock for each $100 principal. Mote than 90 per Clits a of the Bond-holder8 have agreed the reorganization. A a. E. Dickinson of b<k1 will be president of the Organ Tion. In addition to Dickinson other officers of the new coi Are w. E. Clark of Bedford president e. N. Welsh of Secretary Thomas h. Jones Cleveland treasurer l. P of Bedford controller and was r. Martin of Bedfor treasurer. A $ licensed to wed marriage License was Day afternoon to Harold Adi son of or. And mrs. Charles Kins of this county and.1-Rush, daughter of or. Ani Otis Rush of this City. Prof. Barker Given leave of absence Virgil Franklin to keep same office Virgil Franklin newly appointed probation officer will have his office in connection with his insurance office in the Rogers building on the Northeast Corner of the company store. He is agent for the store. He is agent for the american Central life insurance company. Mrs. Carl Noel Ellettsville Road is confined to her Home with influenza. Prof. Ira Anderson will come Here from the University of North Dakota to take Over the classes of prof. C. W. Barker of the Indiana University school of finance. Because of illness prof. Barker has been granted a leave of absence until next september. He plans leaving shortly for Florida. Amusements Princess theater a a by Fly Njg blood starring Bob Steele feature picture starts 1 3��. 3 47, 5 35, 7 23 and 9 11 p. A Midnight show a it 4tdadlc with care starring James Dunn boots Mallory and Tel Brendel. Show starts at la 30�r p. In. 7 a if Indiana theater a Grid in Fqy Justice starring Buck Joity if feature picture starts 3 25, 5 00, 6 35 8c 10 and m. A Midnight show a tcetijtk9j� Park starring Joan Btu def a show starts at 1045 p. M. Indiana generally fair to night and sunday colder tonight moderate cold wave Northeast portion rising temperature sunday afternoon. A. A. I miss Irma Osborne Joe of Neal i and Maurice Connell All of Indi a , will upend it he week end j with miss Alice Mchenry West Goth Street. John Ward transient who was injured thursday morning when he fell from n Morion freight train on which be was bumming a ride remained unconscious today. His condition is serious. An operation for amputation of Tho left Arm was performed immediately after Ward was taken to the Hospital. Snatches can of Lar from in front Obj store a held theft occurred at 4 45 p. M. Friday at the a amp Fry store on North College Avenue when u Man picked up a 50 Pound can of lard from in front of the Stoie loaded it into a car and drove away. The can was one of three placed on display in front of the store. Members of the Burton Woolery Post no. 18 of the american legion will serve As color guards and bearers for the inaugural ceremonies for Paul v. Mcnutt As governor of Quot Indiana to be held at the statehouse in Indianapolis monday january 9. Quot Atwo sets of color guards have been selected by past Post commander o. T. Turflinger. The first set which will handle the colors of the local Post is composed of the four past commanders including or. Frank Hope w. E. Brown Kent Carter and o. T. Turlin Geis. A alternates will be coach w. H. Thom sergeant w. H. Owens and Earl Mcmillin. A =. A. The National legion Coloin a will be handled by the second set which includes Clyde Snoddy Ralph love George Dean and William Weatherall with Claude Souliv and Floyd Southern ai3 substitutes. Captain s. B. Gibson will command both squads and will coach the guard3 in the a essentials of their part in the Cere to the. The local men will report tit to statehouse and will emerge the West door to take their Tion immediately Back of legion state band which Wollf a stationed on the West report to Elmer a Pete Quot str adjutant general elect and to Onel Robinson a Hitchcock new Distant adjutant-general., 1 the local Quot color bearers guards will Wear the Blue unit orig of the Indiana legion with a belts White shirts Black Black shoes and military Glove a the uniforms have the in sign fa�31 of the Burton Woolery Post a find r on the lapels. War med t May be worn by the guards. Those who have Indiana is legion uniforms Are urged to part in the affair. They Capi however be assigned to Thea i a meeting of the gear Dot Wilu called next week by cohort Hill Quot Turflinger for inspect on of forms and for final orden.,1/ a it it ? a mutant to. I. A i a a car Quot j. A to 5� ask

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