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r ir-" '1. VOL. XXII. NO. 70. OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER CONCORDIA, KANSAS, THURSDAY, AUG. 2, 1923 OFFICIAL CITY PAPER 15 CENTS PER WEEK i i I TBIE ALL THAT'S NEEDED NOW IN ,. HARDING CASE President Sleeps Well and His Physicians Satisfied W'tn Progress Made SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2. (AP) The official bulletin Issued by (Test dent Harding's physicians at 9:40 a m. today said that the chief executive had several hours of resJfnl sleep during the night and except tor marked exhaustion due to his ' nl illness that he had expressed l imscll as feeling easier mis morning, j ni bulletin follows: . ' - "9:3j a. m. The President had sev eral hours of restful sleep during the night -and except for the marked ex haustion of an acute illness expressed himself as feeling easier this mora Ing. "His temperature is 08.2 degrees; piilRn 100; and respiration 38. "The lung condition shows definite improvement. "Small nuantilles-of food are being taken and elimination remains satis factory. "While' recovery will Inevitably take Borne little time we ore more conn dent than heretofore as to the out come of his illness." PRESIDENTIAL HEADQUARTERS SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 2.--(AP).--Time seemed today to be the chic! element in the recovery of President Harding. It also was regarded by his physicians as one of the most uncertain. The question: When will the president be able to travel? found iibout as ninny different answers among members of the presidential party as there are persons lu the party. The physicians attending the chlei executive, would not venture an opinion. ''Tho president's convalescence ii-doing to take time," said Brig. Gen Sawyer, his physician, but in answei to the question as to how much time, all Gen. Sawyer would say was: "You t an never elect a time to be sick; you likewise can never elect at time to get well." One thing . is certafh and that it that tho president is making progress toward recovery. He obtained considerable sleep Vast night and Gen. Sawyer today announced that he .found nil indications favorable. KANSAS. CHAMP HOT WEATHER STATE AGAIN TOPEKA, Aug., 2. Southern Kan was again topped the national weather record yeBterday with a temperature of 108 at Obwcko and Sedan, according to reports from tho various states received at the weather bureau here. In tho northern part of the state temperatures were considerably low er, the maximum at Topeka yestoiday being 85. Rains hoped for did not come sufficient to be of general benefit to the suffering corn crop. Some local showers were reported, the heaviest being in the extreme southwest portion of the state. Liberal reported nearly half 'an Inch precipitation and Cold-water got .18 of an inch. Showers were reported In southwestern Kansas this morning. SAYS SLUMP IN WHEAT PRICE IS BUT TEMPORARY KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 2 The f aimer Is "coming out of the slough of despair" and his gross income this year "will be greater than any time1 since the deflation of three years' ago,'' Dr. Henry J. Waters, former president of tho Kansas State Agricultural College, editor of tho Weekly Kansas City Star, said today in an address before the Cosmopolitan Club 'The recent break in the price of wheat," said Mr. Waters, "has taken away all hope the farmer had of a better turn in affairs but the wheat price situation is only temporary. As a remedy the farmer win grow less wheat." , r The most lasting effect of tho rodeo held here recently is the passion lor the lasso that has been ruling the younger generation since that time. Every block In town has one or more expert "ropers'' now, and woe be unto , the stray dog or cat nowadays. They are to be seen roped and tied and struggling In vain, for their captors don't like to let them go when once they catch them. One little yellow luppy , followed a friendly passerby this 'morning, and could not be lost. He was escaping from a block where at least 12 boys were trying their skill, and was willing to change his place ol abode right then. And the way these youngsters are learning to whirl a loon, anif Jumr through it. and In fact "perform," is pretty good. They art wearing out countless ropes and burn ing their fingers to the bone, but are convinced that they will be chain pious when they grow up. Announcements have been received In Concordia of the birth of a daughter, Ellen Jean, to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil K. Ammerman of Scottsbluff, Neb. on July 17. Mr. Ammerman Is well known In Concordia and is a former employe of the Concordia Blade-Empire. , Miss Mae Rand, who has been the guest of Miss Dorothy Kuhnle, re-turned to her home in Kansas City, Kan., today. We porch swung Sunday and didn't have to turn in at 'a single gas station, TQledo Bia.de,. , $ ,.r to rosTro.M; whhita hearings Stat Not Ready to Present Evidence Against live Bankers , WICHITA, Aug. 2. Postponement of the preliminary hearings in the case against five officers and directors ol the 'defunct American State Hank of Wichita will be asked by the '-state tomorrow at the time set for the hearings, it was announced today tol lowing a ""conference between Hank Commissioner Carl J. Peterson, Coun- y Walter Blake and Ross McCormick special prosecutor. Defense attorneys lave agreed to a delay of 30 days, It was announced. The state, Mi-. Peterson said, is not et-ready to present its case and de dies more time in which to complete ts evidence. . SEE NO HOPE OF SETTLEMENT OF RUHR QUESTION LONDON. Aug. 2. (A1'). Prime Minister Italdwin joined with Lord 'urzon, the foreign minister, in in .oiming parliament, today that the re dies by France and Itelgium to the fjritish reparations note seemed to lolil nut r.o prospect of a settlement t tne Jiulir situation in the near uture, nor the opening of a discussion "eparding reparations. ' Marquis Ciirzcn informed the bouse hat "Italy had not sent a written etly to the recent British repara-ioii,s note but bad, nevertheless, ?x-iressed herself as approving in gen-.ral Great Britain's views and pro posals." He regretted that Great Hrit- lin could not find in the French and Belgian replies enough material for lending a joint allied reply to the last trman note. Great Britain has at tached very great importance to the tispatch of such a reply. Willing- to Publish Notes PARIS, Aug. 2. (API.--1C the Brit ish government demands publication )f the documents recently exchanged between the allied governments on reparations, the French will agree to Ills request, it was announced today. md will itself publish the French note is soon as it receives the consent of the other powers, notably Belgium. T( Strikers Are Killed BERLIN, Aug. 2. (AP). Two striK-- ng miners were killed and 7 injured it Oberhausen today in a collision be tween strikers and the police, ac- ording to advices received here. The casualties occurred when the police fired on the demonstrators. Biscoiiiit Kate SO Per Cent BERLIN, Aug. 2. (AP). The Itelchsbank today raised its discount ate to 30 per cent. U. S. GOBS QUELL CHINK SOLDIERS WHO HURT WOMEN PEKING, Aug. 2. (AP). In a fra-s aboard the American steamer Alice Dollar, caused when a crowd of Chinese soldiers boarded her at Ichang and demanded free transportation, the captain of the ship and three women, including the wife and daughter of the DollaV line agent, were injured, according to a report reaching customs officials here today. A party of .American bluejackets from a gunboat, responding to a call for help, overpowered tho rioters and arrested 15 of them. Shots were fired before the trouble was ended. The Chinese soldiers had become threatening when their demand for a free ride was refused. SCIENTISTS ON LONG JOURNEY TO AUSTRALIA EUGENE, Ore. Leading scientists of Australia, Japan, China, . Siberia, India, Burmah, Netherluml Indies, Canada and the United States, will attend the second Pan-Pacifip Scien tific Congress at Sydney and Mel bourne, Australia, from August 13 to September 3, according to Dr. War ren D. Smith, head of tho University of Oregon department of geology. Dr Smith will attend the International meet, which will bo held under the direction of the Australian Research Council ,and will include addresses in all fields of science. Dr. Smith, who for more than ten years was chief of the division or mines of the bureau uf science of the Philippines, will speak on "Structure of the Philippines," and the "Status of Geological Surveys in the Philippines." The scientific congress is part of a general program of welding together the peoples of the Pacific, and the meeting is expected to aid in the movement for international peace. AERIAL SERVICE IN CHINA Americans Promotes Airplane Project on Large Scale SHANGHAI The Setah and Great China Airways Company are two new ly launched enterprises -which have been promoted by James Slevin, an American airplane expert, who plans to establish a network of aerial service linking every important center in China in the course of the year. Mr. Slevin said the first route to be opened this summer will be from Tientsin to Urga with regular flights' carrying passengers, mails and express packages. The project, Mr. Slevin says, is being carried out under agreements "with the commercial aeronautical department ot the Chinese government, MAJOR MACLEAN BLAMES CARNEY IN RESIGNATION Says Politics Played Havoc With Industrial Sphool Names Docking, Too TOPEKA, Aug. 2. Major Sam Clarke of Lawrence, Kan.,, a World War veteran, is hero today taking un der advisement the proffer of the post tlon of superintendent of the State Boys Industrial School. He accom panied Hoard of Administration to the ichool north of town today. Major Clarke was with the 35th division. He is said to be a Republican. It was announced at the Board of Administration's office today that the resignation of Major W. P. MacLean superintendent of the school for the last four years, has, been accepted effective Aug. 1(5.. The major's letter Is being much discussed in political circles today He left no uncertainty as to why he Is quitting the job. He Is a Kepub Mean and was an appointee of former Gov. H. ,1. Allen. His work in con ducting the institution has won much commendation and since Gov. Davis took office last January no demand has been made for MacLean3 resigna tion. MacLean also is state com mander of the American legirm. "For nearly four years I have worked here under the Impression that 1 was working for the state," said Mac-Lean's letter to the governr. "Mr. Carney (member1 of the State Board of Administration) at every opportunity has Impressed me with the fact that if I should stay I would no longer be working for the state, but for the Democratic party. I have been bothered ever since the change in administration by persons who represented themselves as nvoys from you or your party leaders, first for money and then for jobs for either themselves or friends.'' The letter enumerates a number of incidcilts, pointing out particularly the work of Senator Alfred Docking of Manhattan recently appointed as pa role officer a new position and two other appointees of the board as tending "to disrupt the institution.'' WICHITA JUDGE PUTS O. K. ON "NO" BATHING SUITS WICHITA, Aug. 2. Small boys, to whom a bathing suit is an Incumber-anctjt or who wisll to wear abbreviated costumes for a late evening or early morning swim, need have no fear of officials' interference in the vicinity or Wichita. The question of bathing attire, brought to the fore by the open ing of the municipal pool here, is an swered in a cily ordinance which gives the bather an unlimited choice in what he is to wear while bathing. one piece bathing suits, ruled into the discard in many places, are permitted here. . Bathing in the nude after 9 o'clock at night and before 6 o'clock in the morning in any pool outside the park system received official sanction re cently when several small boys were Hailed into court for swimming late at night, sans attire. They were dismissed by Judge Carl H. Davis with the opinion "it Is all right for bathers to go -swimming without their clothes in tho dark, provided that they do not indecently expose themselves." HENRY FORD IS FOR HARDING, HE DECLARES NEW YORK, Aug. 2. Henry Ford is not a candidate for the presidency of the United States at this time, and he looks with favor upon tho election of President Harding. In an Interview in Collier's, Ford says: "I am not playing polities. I am not a candidate for anything. I can't ima gine. myae.f today accepting a nomination for anything. There might be a war, or some crisis of that sort, in which legalism and constitutionalism and all that wouldn't figure and the nation wanted some person who could do things and do them quick. What 1 would do then I can't say. There isn't any such situation now." Ford said that the deViand of the people for a change is largely the result of their wanting things done top quickly. "Not untH we get out of the ppliti-cal era can be expect big changes," he said, "While we are in it, let us by all means have such men as Warren G. Harding. People don't want high-powered cars until they've got some idea of how to vo;k the levers. And they don t want, to monkey with the levers until they know" in what direction they want to go. Suppose I were elected IPresldent, and didn't know what to do what honor would I get out of! that?" I'NUER $100 l'E AtK KOXD Elmer C. Adtkinson of the Glasco neighborhood, was put under $100 bond to keep the peace today by Judge Wallace. Complaint was made by Charles Gehrke, who claims that Adtkinson threatened to do him bodily harm. The altercation out of which the trouble came took place July Mr. and Mrs. William Larson, who have been making their home in Guthrie, Okla., will in the future be In Concordia. Mr. Larson U with the Concordia Creamery Company. !.,yle Conley went to Kansas City last night to drive out a car today for the Conley Mq..b Company;. TODAY'S WHEAT PRICE " Local buyers quoted prices for new wheat today at 84 cents per bushel. j Do You Remember? i ROBERT F. WILSON, Clyde: " Do you remember when tho Union Labor party had u complete county ticket in the field, and made a schoolhouse campaign, each candidate trying to make a political speech?" LOCAL SOLOMON ANNEXES FAME IN LARGE PAPER Leon W. Lunblade, county attorney, has broken Into "big time" print. The Philadelphia American carried a dispatch about the Cloud county official in an issue of the publication dated June 13, and a friend to Mr. Lund blade clipped thiT article and sent It to him with ttie comment that you re wise attorney." The'clipping from the American fol lows: BRIDIO LIVES WITH PARENTS LEAVING HUSBAND IN COLD Concordia, Kan., June 13. Adopting a policy that "county attorneys are not wont to step in where angels fear to tread," U. W. Lundblade, Cloud county's legal mentor, still has under advisement the appeal of Elmer Werner, Arion township farmer, for aid In obtaining possession of his 21-year-old bride. "I am hoping they may patch up their domestic troubles themselves," he said. "This was my advice." Werner appealed to the county authorities, saving that since he wedded Miss Etta Beck, school teacher, four weeks ago, she had been at the home of her parents, M,r. and Mrs. Peter Beck, and that lie had been warned not to go near the placo. " PARK REGISTRATIONS Tourist travel has settled down into its regular stride now and every night the city camp has a good number of cars parked. The travelers do not stay over but leave earfly in the morn ing and during the day there is very little doing. The evening meal crowds the kitchenette and frequently camp ers will build' a fire outside the build ing rather than wait for the gas stoves. Registrations for this week are: M. Swenson, St. Paul, Minn. E. F. Coleman and wife, Clay Center. O. Moacham and family, Tonak, Wis Thos. S. Teas and wife, Pueblo, Colo. Robezrt Slater, Carl Mapes, Lester A. Peringer, Oskaloosa, Mo. W. C. Williams, M. D., and family, Exeter, Neb. Win. F. Lamb and wife, Grensburg, Ky. Henry Eggenberg, J. E. Rogers, El-ectra, Tex. Tex Kin), Hamlin, Tex. P. Barnes, Grand Saline, Tex. O. K. Claborn,- A. 11. Glasow, Alton C. Bandy, Hosford, Tex. Vernon W. Baker, Wm. Morris, Manslleld, Tex. ' A. W. Ressegues, Blue Springs, Mo, II. V. Puston, Lincoln, Neb. Frank Schuman, Wm. Bea, Carlson, N. D. R. M. Roberts, Atlanta, Kan. M. G. Walters, Seneca, Kan. H. II. Smith, V. Trexler, Orden, Kan. E. Haeman and paity, Cushing, Oklahoma. W. A. James and wife, Amaril'.o, Tex. C. S. Olney snd wife, Hobart, Tex. ("from Stergeon Bay, .Wis., going back to Gods country?). F. F. Hensell and.party, Clayton, Kan. Carl Johnson, California. Guy Lakey, Wm. Hartseli, Bill Lap-ly,- Frances Hartseli, George Hartseli all from Vera Cruz, Mo. W. Musgrove, wil'a and daughter, Lamar, Colo. Elza Dipirt, Perry Boles, wifo and daughter, Cecil. Brake, Lamar, Colo. J. A. Renn and wife, Sioux City, la. Tommy Thompson. St. Joe, Mo. E. C. Kelly, Topeka. Eil Carrigan, Simon Williams, Kingfisher, Okla. Ernest Snider and wife, St. Joe, Mo. Mrs. Emma Mann, Ludlow, Mo. Vernon Utz, Polk, Ohio. J. W. Robinson, Yates 'Center, Kan. C. R. Singley and wife, Plains, Kan Voyle Robinson, Newcastle, Neb. Herbert Childers, Crane, Mo. Earl Robinson. Newcastle, Neb. W. F. Hull and wife. Hardy, Neb. W. . Larderton, Paris, Tex. Miss Myrtle Tankersley returned ni whefe she attended the funeral that afternoon, of her cousin, Mrs. Oscar Davidson of Kansas City, who died at the home of her mother at Junction City on Thursday, July 26. She was formerly Miss Gladys Tankersley, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Tankersley, former residents of this city. She is survived by her husband, Oscar Davidson, and an eighteen months old daughter Lily Marie, besides a host of friends and relatives, who mourn with them In their loss. Clay Center Republiran. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Turley left on a two weeks' vacation at Three Oaks, Mich., todpy.. ARTILLERYMEN OF K.N.G. START, CAMP TRAINING 1,000 Men to Attend Annual Encampment on Republican Flats FORT RILEY, Aug. 2. The twenty-three held artillery units of the Kansas National Guard began their annual l.j-day encampment today on that portion of the Fort Riley reservation known as Republican Flats, half way between the fort and Manhattan. There are approximately 1,400 enlist fed men and officers in these organizH-tions, but allowing for those excused because of disability and other reasons, olticers in charge estimate that there will be at least 1,1110 men in camp for each' day. The same estimate, they said, will hold for the lu-fnntry units which 'are td be in camp here during the last half of the month. Elaborate arrangements have been made to enre for the guardsmen (luring their stay in camp. Staff SorKcint John Becblo who is caretaker of Kan sas' part of the reservation, has put everything in "ship shape" for the annual visit cf the militiamen. All officers and men will lie quartered in tents. Their meals will be prepared in 30 peunanent modern kitchens located on the campsite. Each of these cook houses is equipped with an ice box with a capacity for 3U0 pounds of ice and a quarter of beef, a large hotel range and hot and cold water. Each kitchen also has adjoining separate fly-proof rooms for the storing of rations. There are two large bath houses in camp, each laige enough to accommodate a whole regiment. The entiro site is equipped with electric lights. After tho pitching of tents and oth er necessary preliminaries today and tonight, the real camp life will begin in the morning. The camp is just a halE mile from the target range where the ai'tliieiynu n will test their eyes and field pieces. Most of the firing this year will he done with batteries staiionca on Morris Hill, the highest point fi; the reservation, according to Mlrutai.t General Ii. Neil Rahn. Ralin and his ttaff .arrived last, night and set up headquarters In the general office building. A fleet of la:ge army trucks have been, kept busy for the last week hauling munitions and other supplies to the large quartermaster's storehouse nearby. There are two regiments of artil lery in the K. N. G. the 130th and tho lBlst which have been designated the 60th Held artillery biigade. Brig. Gen. Willie Mel). (Rowan of Topeka, is tho brigade commander. Col. Leigh Hunt of Rosedale, is in command of the 13iltli and Col. Mil ton R. McLean of Topeka, is In command of the 161st. The two regiments are composed of organizations at Sa-lina, Hutchinson, Hiawatha, Horlon, SabethaTroy, St. Mary's, Great Bend Topeka, Burlington, Lyons, Fort Scott, Aikansas City and Olathe. The annual field meet of the artill ery camp will be held on August 1 1 with Governor J. Mr Davis scheduled to act as honorary referee. The athletic program will include practically all ordinary events in addition to ba;o) ball distance throwing contests anu duving and tent pitching races. Among the ether officials of the field dai program are Dwight T. Ream, coach of Washburn College, Topeka, Chanute, the "fighting parson" of tho referee: Rev. Earl A. Blackmail of 3l."ith Division and a captain. STILL WANTS THAT $50,000 Herrick Renews Court P!ea for Heart Balm From Girl WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. Manuel Herrick, former representative in con gress from Oklahoma, renewed his request in court today for $-V),0iJQ dam ages from Miss Ethelyn Chrane, his former stenographer, for breach of promise to marry him. He denied charges made by the young woman in her reply to his suit, including one that he proposed a secret mariiage in order that he might collect money from newspapers which afterwards commented on their relations. I PRISON TERMS FOR STEALING Denver Bank Official Plead Guilty To Taking $22,000 DENVER, Aug. 2. Leo P. Floyd, secretary, and John Harrington, teller, today entered pleas of guilty to a charge of embezzlement of $22,000 in Liberty bonds of the closed Hibernia Bank and Trust Company. The short-; age in the bank s funds amounted to 443,000. Judge George F. Dunklee, presiding, sentenced the men to serve from four to 10 years in the penitentiaiy. IF YOU'RE HUNGRY , SWALLOW BALLOON, START TIRE PUMP CHICAGO, Aug. 2 Psychology as a cure for indigestion was mentioned by Dr. Arno B. Luckhardt, head of the department of psychology of Chicago University, in an address last night before the American Home Economics Association in session here. "A hungry man, afraid to eat because he had indigestion," Dr. Luckhardt said, "had been persuaded to swallow a toy balloon to which a tube and small bellows was attached. Ayiien the balloon was inflated, the man's hunger vanished. The stomach was stimulated by the sensation of a square meal. "When we let out the air and the balloon collapsed, the Bubject again experienced the pangs ot hunger." BRITISH JEALOUSY, SAYS SLATER Former tj. S. Consul at Newcastle Ex-p ans English Charges NEW, YORK, Aug. 2. Fred C. Slat er, of Topeka, Kan., who was American consul at Newcastle, England, when thd consulate was closed a year uro by the United States government after the British authorities had with drawn his exequater nyd that of Vice Council Ilropks, arrived here yesterday on leave1 of absence from his p. cs-ent post at corunnii, Spain. Replying to the B:itish foreign office charge that he had .attempted to force British subjects to travel on American ships and had refused to vise their passports' unless they promised to do so, he said that the whole affair was the result of "British jealousy of American merchant marine success." ' OSBORNE STARS HERE SUNDAY TO TAKE ON LOCALS A Kiiiiin (hat will attract wific itttcii Hon among bn spIkiI I f;:ns in srlwduleil for LfRion Kif'lct hero Sunday at'Ur-Tioon, when Frank Hrsyntto's Travel -rs mix with tho Osborne baseball team. Oslmrno has pained a reputation with her baHelwl! Ktara this year. They pot adiled clorv last week, when, I nit the baseball ton. nament held in connection with the annual Downs celebration, they won from Smith Center after Smith Center had defeated .Mankato. Beloit, member of tho North Kansas league, had been a ated to take the contest from Osborne, but the amateur Osbomities landed on Torrey, Heloit pitcher, fo:- four clean hits and Ihrco timely bunts. Cochran, Osborne pitcher, is said to be a whirlwind' when he's f u'linp his oats, and lie is expected to make the. stiek-wing;- mra here go tlieir best when they face mini The friinii! with Clay Center, postponed indefinitely from Wednesday of this week, has not yet been re-dated, but will p obab'y be played within the next couple of weeks. CONFESS TAKING $78,500 Teller and Assistant Treasurer Admit Bank Defalcation HAnRISUCHC, 'n.. Alii?. 2. A shortape of 7S,."00 in the accounts of the Rethlehem Trust Company. Bethlehem, Pa., lias, been discovered and Kumcr E. Itenner, teller, and Howard Kehiig, assistant treasurer, who confessed to the speculation, have beeir arrested, Peter G. Cameron, secretary of banking, anonunced today. LLOYD GEORGE IS COMING Former Premier of Britain Will Visi U. S. and Canada TORONTO, Can., Aug. 2. David L'oyd Cleorge, former premier of Orrat Britain, will make his proposed visit to tho United States and Canada this fall, addressing the World Broth erhood Congress in this city Oct. 14, officials of the Baptist church announced today. North .American cities which Mr. Lloyd Cieorge will visit include Winnipeg, Detroit and New York. NO UNAVOIDABLE ACCIDENT STUFF GOES IN CHICAGO CHICAGO, Aug. 2. While 41 persons charged with speeding or driving while intoxicated had either been locked up or leleased cm bonds early today in Chicago's drive against speeders, deputy coroners prepared to carry out moro stringent rules for presentation of evidence at every inquest over a death by automobile. The phrase "unavoidable accident" Is to l0 outlawed in the future, according to Coroner Oscar Wolff. "Some one is to blame for every automobile death In this city," the coroner said. "If the person killed was responsible Jjr the accident 1 want the coroner's verdict to so read." Two deaths were milled today to the list of aiomobllo facilities which reached o'J'i since Jan. 1. AURORA GIRLS TAKE GAME Win From HubbellT Neb., Nine by 14 to 9 Score The Aurora Bloomer Girls baseball nine added another winning game to the score book, Wednesday, when they won from the llubbell Girls at Hubbell, Nehr. The score was 14-9 and tho game was. one of the attractions of the annual celebration- at Hubbell. Up until the last hair of the last inning the score stood 14 to 3 for Aurora and the Hubbell Girls were then able to get 6 runs. Raymond Letourneau of Concordia caught for the Aurora Bloomers. After the catcher for the Hubbell team blew up, one of the girls' took his place. The Aurora Bloomers have played a number of games this season and have several scheduled. G. A. R. NOTICE Funeral services for Comrade F: ed Gilford will be held. Friday afternoon at the V'nited Brethren church at 't o'clock, instead of at the United Pres byterian church as anonunced in Wed- 1 nesriay's Blade-Empire. Post and jC'o.ps meet at the City Hall at 2: an o'clock to go to the home and from I there to the church, j J. M. HARRSISON, Post Commander. TO HOLD PUBLIC SALE Wil Ott 1b advertising a public sale I to be held at his farm, August 9, PIONEER WOMAN CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR DIES Mi's. W. D. Mowry on Republican Ticket in Primary Last Year DKNVEU, Aug. 2. Mrs. M. D. Mowry, first woman candidate for the Republican nomination as governor of Kansas ,died here today. Her homo waa In Kansas City. Kan. Mrs. Mowry accompanied her husband, a mereliati: diso broker, arriving here late in Juno in hope that Mrs. Mowry wou!l lecov-er her health. She was 6.1 years old. TOPEKA, Aug. 2. Mrs. W. I). Mowry, of Kansas City, was the first woman to become a candidate for the nomination for governor in this state. She had one woman opponent in the p imary election a. year -ago yesterday Aug. 1. Miss Helen Pettigrew of Kansas Cily also sought the Republican nomination. Ittlnning against five men candidates the women polled a very light vote. Official counts credited Mrs. Mowry with 2Gti( votes out ot more than 200,0n cast for the Repub Mean candidates; Miss Pettigrew got I!,N4.V Mrs. Mowry anonunced her own candidacy originally, filing her name as an official candidate with the secretary of state. She divided house-wo k with campaigning, employing a secretary much of the time. Neither she nor Miss Pettigrew the latter on a light wino and ber platform had a statewide following. Mrs. Mowry, however, was well and favorably known in Kansas City, having been president of the local club federation and prominent in welfaie work. "I am simply blazing the way," she said, regarding her candidacy, "I believe the time is coming when a woman wi l bo honored with the highest executive office of the state. Someone has to start the ball ro'ling." FIRPO IS NOT AFRAID SAYS WORLD CHAMP CHICAGO, Aiir. 2. .lack Dempsey. world's heavyweight champion, here, lotlay euroute for New York where he will hep;iii training in -a few days for his bout with Luis Ansel Firpo, Sept. 14, said he was anxious to meet the Argentine tighter allho he would rather meet Harry WiUs first. He expressed a desire to meet Tommy (lib-lions apain after "I've got 9 few Rood fights under my helt' Asked if he thought Firpo would have the hout postponed, Dempsey said he thought the "Wild Hull" would live up to his contract and go thru with tho tight when Promoter Tex Hirlfard wanted him to. He scoffed at the suggestion that Firpo was afraid of the champion. SWIMS ACROSS LAKE ERIE Y. M. C. A. Human Fish Make3 Dis tance in 204 Hours CLEVELAND. O., Aug. 2 Carbis Walker, centi'al Y. M. C. A. swimmer, landed at Loraine at ":;t0 a. m. Just 20 hours and 13 minutes after he started his swim across Lake Erie from IJe!ee Passage Lighthouse, Ontario, according to a telephony message to the News here. Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Mathews and family went to Freduniu, Kan., last night, where they will attend the state florists' convention. Dr. and Mrs. S, C. Piginan left today for Cr.lorado. They will first visit in Denver ,-.nd Manitou. end from there po to Pueblo to visit their son, Craig Pigman. They will be gone about four week s. i Mils Phoebe Iluscner left today for Trr.dta where she will visit, later going to Humboldt to visit her brother, Itev. Will llusclier and family. OivhI ' Young returned from Guthrie, Okla., today where he has been on business for the Concordia Creamery Company for the past week. WEATHER ' FORECAST Tonight J 1 nd !Ti Tomorrow I For Concordia and vicinity: Partly cloudy tonight and Friday; somewhat warmer Friday. Sunrise 5:30; sunset 7:44; motor lights 8:14. Weather one year ago: maximum temperature 4.vminimum 70, meau 82; partly cloudy. Til EIIMO WDTF.R HEADINGS - 7:00 a. m. " -i.-i. 66 8:00 a. m. --- 66 9:00 a. 111. , 68 10:110 a. m. 70 11:00 a. m. - 72 12:00 Noon -- , 70 1:00 p. m. 78 2:00 p. m. , 78 3:00 p. in. 80 Highest at 3:00 p. m 80 'Lowest -at -7:00 a. m 66 Precipitation for 24 hours ending at 3:00 p. m Trace Atmospheric Moisture Temp. Wet Bulb Rel. Hu. 7:00 p. m, 1st 74 . 66 66 7:00 a. m. 66 ' 61 '', 75 j. 1 J2ivl' Pi. : - 11- fil W7t

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