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VOLUME XXIX.i NOilSO. The Weekly • Register. EaUbllshed 1867. The Iota. Dally Register. Establisbed 1897. SMITH FACES FOBCERT- THE CHARGE AfiAIKST I»EFE?iI>AKT. , "MR. JONES m IT" DEFENSE CITEM WHAT STATE (ALLS A MYTH. , Prwient Case the First nnd Kcffard- 'ed an IhpiOnlj- Aarj Trial • Thlit Terra. The Smith Jury. C. H. FItzpalrlck. Fred Mclnz; B. P. HclKfiln. . R. U Thoihnson. Jr. G. ]S, OiffI 1. M. H. jFlelsher. A. E. jHawtltinson. Charle i Smith. N. -M.- fvirGee.. Ar<^«r! Brlgham. Ik(? Drury. G. F. JoUiffc. tThe trial;'of Will larii Henry Smith, Kansas City man, charged here with forgery, bc^an in the district court late yesterday" afternoon. The state completed its case against ^Smilh shortly after noon: today and tire defense began. It was considered likely that the fiue ..of Smith would rest with the jur- ' ors who are hearing the evidence, by the close of the day._ • •• The state accuses Smith of deliberate Intent to, defraud. The defense deniea intent or an act of fraud. According to statements by counsel for the defendant, it is the claim of Smith that the AmerfcEin Express Company cheques • which he is charged with, fraudulently " using were obtained from a. man named "J. M. Jones" as security for a loan. The "J. M. Jones".Is ?n out qf. town man whom Smith had met. , i • ; It is the assertion of Smith's counsel that as soon as the accused learned that, there was something wrong with the checks. Smith 8f once directed the j return of the - money secured on tlleipaper and this was done. Smith v^ecnm to have cashed two of the clieqiies In this vicinity. Oho was cishwl nl Chunute, act ^prding to s'lBtenipniB tnade on the Witness stand tliis morning and the other al Humboldt; U Is (he Humboldt (^ise. whirli resulted in tlif proHi -rrijion of SinKli. When Smith (fndered (he ehecjuo to f, H. /SrjiKjrfnrr, rnshler: at (ho Ituniboldc Nhdonal Bunk, the cash- hsr' learned befoni Smith Mt with the $50 that (he paper wr^» lUtcd n* M (61r!n from n bunk in' Kanaiut City. . i Cashier Schafft^r jletalncd Sniith^uhdt the arrival of ,offlccrii (l.oughSmKii returned the nioney. Officers here say that Smitli remarked upon his arrest'last August that he found the express ! rheques under a carpet In a hotel . at Tiilsa. The Myslerlons Mr. Jones. Along with their effort to show that Smith did not tender the eheques with intent! to defraud and that- he came into posse'ssibn ' of them in a legitimate way, th.e defense will endeavor, to convince the jurors that the defendatit i's not a ."bad" man and will intro• diiee depo.^iions relating toV his .good character. Smith has been in jail almost; a. year though bond was tixed. Detectives h .1 said that if the accused should -be^-'released here he woulil be immediately arrested on charges originating at other points and relating to the use of express clieques.. The .state will endeavor to in- nmre about, the mysterious Mr. Jones whonv the defense introduces tntothe case by inference and will ^laim that Jones is a straw man and a nix,th set up to make Smith's ftoty of the cheqiies'appcap plausible. The trial of Sniitb is the first nni regarded as the only jury case for the May term. It was decided by members of tlie bar and Judge Robert B. Cullisoii. that no jury case^, except those in which ac- euseti persdiis were in Jail and asking trSBl,\^ would bo heard -at (•lis term, "rlie urgency of farm work was, citexl by lawyers as the I reason for this decision. THE WEATHER FOR.KANSASt Partly clondy to night aitd Friday, possAly idtta lo> ral thandershowerff in east, and Month portions; not mnch change lii Itemperatnre. f-'or Join and Vicinity: Partly clondy, poNHlbljT with thunder- KhowerH tonight ani) Friday; little change in temiternlhre. "Temperature—'Highest. yesterday, 81, at 4''p.im.; lowjcst last n.fght, BR. at" 7 a. m.; norinal for-today, 70; excess; yesterday, 3; OXCOSH since January iKt, 187 degrooit: this tdnte lust year, highest, 86; Inwent; 76. PreclpltBllon for the 24 hrtura ending at 7 a. m. today, .36; total for this year to dale. 11.76; deficiency sijico Janluary Isl, 2.89 Inches. Reliittvo humidity at 12 noon yesterday. 75 per cent; 7 a. ra. today, 92 per cent; barometer re- duqed to sea level, 30.00 finches. Sun rlaes ,.5:00 a. m.; sets, 7:40 p. m. , Roads and Weather Elsewhere. Cloudy, rowls. slippery:' .Kansas City.: Raining, ri )adB slippery: iCm- porij\. Partljr cioiidy,. roada good, Hutchinsoni Salina'. Partly cloudy, roads soft, Wichita. Cloudy, roads soft,. Pittsburg, Coffeyville. Cloudy, roads fair, Ottawa. Cloudy, roads rough, Topeka. lOLA, KAN., THURSDAY EVENING, JtJNE 3, 1926, ow to'T]ie-I<dac DaOr Bisgiater. The Daltr Record and loUi SaUy Index. TEN PAGES 3^ WOULD DEFER DRY LAW MOVE SENATE SVB.C0 ]OntTEE WAKES KECOMJIENDATION. WILL ADOPT REPORT FOltMAl, APPHtVVAL EXPECTED FKO.H COM.UirrEE. Biallonal Prohibition Iteferendum Aloo .Not lilkely To Be Put Into U»e. SHORT LINE IS OPEN RED STAR CDT-OFF OFFICIALLY MARKED. Reduces Driving Time to Tnlsa By An Hour and a Half, Mo-. , ',• torlsts Say. Floyd Elliott, general manager of the-Red Star highway, announced this morning the formal opening of the Red Star cut-off between Kansas City and Tulsa.; The short line takes the tourist by thevway of Coffeyville tliough at his option he may go by way of Independence. Drivers say the Coffeyville .cut off reduces, the driving time from Kansas City to Tulsa an hour and a half. 1 . The short line is being marked put of Chanute today. New and nifty advertising, regarded qs \l he, most effective ever Issued by Sir. Elliott and "niftier." than any highway exploitation seen here, is beifig produced- for the Red. Star arid will ho circulated iioon. It will feature a .valuable tind cleverly designed map of the highway. INCREASE IN VALUE 'JTelepheiie, Telegraph, Power, Unn and' ExpresM foinpnnleii All- I Expand. (By tlin ADnorlnfril ProNK) ', Topekii, Kan., Juno ' 3.—An Increase of more than twelve an I a half million dollars In the tax valuation of telephone, telegraph, power, gas,, express and pipe line companies ;was announced today by the public .service commission. Corporations operating -Buuh utijl- tics in Kansas will pay taxes for .1926 on a total valuation of $124,795.910. compared with $112,264,656 last year. , Among the valuations fixed for 1926 were the following: Southwestern Beil Telephone $16,348,890: Kansas Gas and Electric. $16,574,704; Prairie Pipe Line, $21,945,314; Kansas Natural" Gas, $9,688,058; Manhattan Pipe Line. $2,357,552; Kansas Power and Light $3,429,239; tJnited Telephone 13,459,081; American Railway Ex- jtress. $156,090; United Power and (By (ho Associated Press) Washington.^ Juno 3.—Indefinite postponement of kll at proposals for modification of the dry laws and for a national prohibition referendum was recmmehded today by the senate prohibition committee. , This action still is subject to approval by the judiciary committee, of which'the prohibition comitiittee Is part but it is expected to concur. ; . • The. report of the prohibition committee was drawn by Chair- ipan Means. It said: ' The Eighteenth amendment to the constitution of the United States, was ratified according to a proclamation of the secretary of state, January 29, 1919. We. believe this amendment to he- morally right and economically wisoC *'So long as this amendment is a part of our fundamental law, it is the duty of all officers, legislative, cxeciiUve and judicial, to aid in its enforcement. "The advocates of modification of the present prohibition liyvs propose, to. weaken'the Same. They seek to directly or indirectly authorize the manufacture ' and ; sale of intoxicating beverages. 'This is contrary to the'spirit and intent of the Eighteenth amendment. "The constitution is a grant of powers. Those powers are . limited and such limits are not to be transcended. A national referendum is not provided for and it is our belief that it was not the intention of the gamers of the con- Htitiitipn that a national referendum would ever be attempted. No laws have been enacted which provide a machinery for the holding of such a referendutn." The sub-ronpmittee's decision did not surprise the modificHtiou- IH(K. In untiiipBtlon of It (hey already have Introduced several of their blllH as aniendii ^enlM to the administration incaauix- for tightening cnft^rccrocQt, ftiow on the senate calendar. There Is little likelihood, however,' (hat thfii -blll will come to a vote at (ho present .SCSHIOU. Only three of | the five members of the committee- were present when (he nub-cpmmltten" acted. TlM>y were Means, Goff. West Virginia, {ind .Hurrcld., Oklahoma, all Repuhlicans. The other members are Walsh, Democrat, Montana, a dry, and Re ^icl, Democrat, Missouri, a leader of the wets. WHERE, OH WHERE, HAS Mli^ LITTLE DOG GONE } SWEAR ON THE FLOOR PROFANITY IX CONGRESS THE CHARtiE. Battle Over the Rivers and Har- borH Bill Produces Sharp - ContioTersy. BROOKflART MATTER IN SENATE Rod Hot Camitaign In Iowa frarts Attention of Post- off lee Department. Af. (By the Assori .atcd Press) . Washington, June 5.—The heated Iowa primaTy campaign - in which former Senator Brookhart, __. ^ Republican insurgent is opposing Ij-ight Corporation $10,220,829;"^Senator Cummins, for renomina- KANSAS MOTOR CA^ i BRIN^S^DMOP The Collecllon of More Than Four ^. TMlHIon liolian Announced fodaj. • '.(By the A!»Hocluti.-(l I >ri -HH) . • . Topeka. Kans.. June 3. —"the Kan8a .s autotnoblle has (| place in the sun. ' V the collection of $4 ,152,381 .04 through the state gasoline tax of two c«nta;a gallon:In the last year r^resentedUhe sale of. 207 .619,052 gallons of gasoline. \ With the av- I erage motor vehiclri graveling 12 Miles on,a gallon of gasdllne, ail -Af the autorabbiles and tiuclts in Kansas covered a total distance of 2 .491 ,328 .624-rniles.l \his wals equivalent t^ thirteen round trips to ?the sun, which is 92 ;80a .O00 miles'from the earth. ; • The Canadian war memorial ait Vimy Ridge, where Canadian troops : fought so gallantly and "lost so '> heavily, will be ljuilt of.stone quar- , Tied pn tiie Adriatic coast of Jiigo- • Slaviu.' a^d will cost when cbm- pletedio^r half a million dollars. The iBlandi of Java, lying just across the Equator, south of Singa; pore, la the inoBt crowded country In the "'worlci. : \yestern Union. $3,210,582. ^ •• Arrest Two at RInli. "Chuck'f; ^yil8on and Neal Derby, lola yoiiths, were, arrested last night at the skating rink west of the city by special dfficer E. C. .McCoy who charged the two with disturbing the peace. JOHN E.BROWN TO SPEAK > HERE SOON Famous -. Etungelist at MethodlHt Church on the Coming Sdturday Night. . Evangelist John E. Brown, remembered here for his great cam- piii|{n In .Memorial Hall under the sponsorship of iho lola mlnlater- lal nlliance, will spea:k in the First .Methodist churcii Saturday night June 5.' .Mr. Brown wlU'speak on "America's Pressing Need" and the Brown Cabin" band will play. No adniission will be charged. tion, is engaging the attention of the postoffice department. The department Is concerned with the insertion of Brookhart literature, in A-anked envelopes with a speech made by Senator Reed, Republican, Pennsylvania.- Prince Visits Inventor Edison. (By the Ap .soclated Press') East Orange, N. J.,' June 3.— Crown Prince Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden was an interested visitor today at (he experimental laboratories of the elec(rical wizard, Thomas A. Edison. After inspeq^- Ing the East Orange plant, the cijdwn prince and princess were the luncheon guests of Mr. Edison and family. (By the AsxociatiHl Press) Washington. June 3.—The battle over the omnibus rivers and harbors bii Itoday produced charges that profanity was being used on the houpo door and at one time Roemoti' about to develop Into an exchange of blows within the group holding the center pf the wordy exchanges. Ileprcsentatlvo SoanowakI, of MioKlgan. Republican, fumiahed a subject for the hogh point of the Controversy when he read an editorial Iroh) the Chicago Tribune,which he said referred to him as an "embattled foreigner," using arguments "inspired by envy and malice." • Representative Madden, of Illinois; Republican, protested against language used by Mr. Sosnowski as "a diatribe against members of the house.':' In almost uncontrolled disciis- sio not a motion by Mr. Madden to eliminate Sosnowski's remark from the record, .the Michigan senator, raising! his voice above the others, declared. Chairman Oempsey, of the rivers and harbors committee was using profanity himself in remonstrating against Sosnowski's language. Mr. Dempsey shouted a denial of the accusation, but his protest was dorwned In conflicting voices yelling at the gesticulators on the floor, seeking recognition. After the spcaker^had loosened bis' gavel handle in continued rapping for order, Mr. Madden demanded that the house vote on a motion to eliminate Sosnowski's remarks. After a roll call vote the house by a vote of 170 to 60, approved Madden's motion. RAPS M. D. TRA0IBIG R. R. BARLOW QUITS MIKNE ) SOTA COLLEGE. W. W. Brovt-n, a leader In ^anaas IT. C. T. circles, who wnii b« here to take an Important part In the State Convention, June 11-12. BRITAIN WARNS, THE EGYPTIANS mm PURSE RETDRNED "EMPTY" A Loss of %Wt .Vny Have Been Due to a "Tonrh^ By Some Clever •Dip." Beil Telephone Expansion. (By the Asuoclated PreM) Kansas City, June 3.—An extens- IvJB improvement program was an- nciunced totlay by the .Southwestern Bell Telephone Compatiy here. Six stories wilFbe added to the 14 -story telephone building and' shops for telephone parts for MiasourJ and Kansas and a warehouse and gaf.- age will be built, • . Offices for ICansas and western Missouri will be located in the six stories to be adc^d^tb the telephone building. ; : ,\. Kansas City will be made headquarters for a new operating area comprising Kansas City, western Missouri and Kansas. Carl A. Ulffers, Topeka. Kansas, how general manager of the Southwestern Bell in Kansas, will become general manager for the new operating area with beadtiuarters in Kansas City. The expansion program t»IlB for expetiditure of $4 ,000,000 a year for the next five years,-it was estimated by company ,-officials. About three hundred emiiloy^a will ^e, added. • • A' bill fold belonging to Sheriff Custer- Davis was returned to .the officer yesterday minus the $175 in it when, the fold disappeared. Sheriff Davis believes he loat the bin booik out of his pocket but saya he recalls being in a crowd on the day the money disappeared'. It Is posaible, the sheriff aaya, that the bill fold wtis taken by aome "clever dip." * . , The bill fold bad been.atripped of its contents and dumped into the street on south Elm., Nominate Albert Stomp. (By the Asapclated Press) Indianapolis, Ind., June 3. —^Albert Sttimp of Indianapolis today was nominated by the Indiana Democratic slate convention to oppose Senator James E. Watson, Republican incumbent, for the United States se'uatorship, long term, at the fall election. , Stump was selected on the third ballot and was chosen from a field ol six candidates.- He^also, was a candidate In the May 4 primary which failed to give any' candidate a majority rote as required 'by law. He ran aecgnd i.n the prlr mary. General Motors Take Fisher Plant. (By the Ajisiiclated Press) 1 New York, June 3.—Dissolution of Fisher Body Corporation and (he sale of all ItH assets to General Motors Corporation, was approved by stockholders at a special meeting today. ;^ Payment will be made In 1 ,600.000 shares of common -'stock of General Motors Corporation, with a distribution to stockholders of Fisher Body on the baala of one share of General Motors for each one and one-half abarcs of Fisher Body. The tranaactlon will he cloacd as of June 30, jind not later than September 1st. Payment and delivery will be made at the office of General Motors Corporation In Detroit. V ' "Liberty of Action" In ^cqnittal of Six Persons Accused of Mnrder,:Niate Says. (By the Associated I^ss) London, June 3.—Great Britain has sent a note to the Egyptian government reserving "complete liberty of action." regarding the recent acquittal of six persons charged with asaassinating Sir Lee Stack, "BriUab airdar of the Egyptian army. In 1924. A warship is • being sent from Malta to Alexandria as a precautionary measure, and the British presiding judge of the appeals court which acquitted the six men has resigned in protest against the action of the native judges in outvoting: him to achieve what' he terras a miscarriage of justice. British officials regard the situation complicated by the victory of Zagloul Paiha'a^ nationalist party in the elections, as "distinctly grave." Premier Ziwar Paaha has not yet resigned in the face of the election results, hut la expected to. When be does. King 'Fuad will undoubtedly offer the premierahip to Zag­ loul Paaha because of .his victory at the polls. Upon l^agloul's decision will depend the subsequent attitude of the. British government. • Solario Wins <;np. (By the .<\j«soolated Proiw) London, June S.^Solario. owned by Sir John Rutherford, won the Coronation cup, today's feature at Epsom. ' City Buys Car Load of Pipe To Rebuild Lines \Vhich Have Worn Away With Years of Use More than a mile of pipe costing $1,800 has been received by, the city public utilities department for use in repairing sections of the gas distributing line.' 'Most of the repWr will be on north First street, north Jefferson and south Jefferson though other sections of city gas Une.s ar/ needing replacements. , The shipment of pipe is expected to prove adequate for all service line rebuilding required at the present time. The repair and replacement work will be done under the supervision' of Martin Webster, bead of the city's utilities cons.truction department and will be thorough in every way. The work la to be done through the summer period so that the service lines will be in perfect condition when the cold weather comes on next fall. City gas lilies have made what observers, regard as an unusually good record for durability. While some sections of the line are Iiadly in need of repair or replacement, thousands of feet of line which have been In use many years still serve consumers, efficiently. Cbmmlesloner Roy I. Mather, of the utilities deliartment. said he expected, to give the municipal gas service lines thorough inspection and repair during the summer and have them in excellent condition by fall. The commissioner plans to begin the inspection and repair at oncer "JEvery Man ITho Hag Tried To .^Improve, Has Been Sqnelched,** the Charge. (By tlie -AssAclated Press) Minneapolis. Mlnn„ June 3. —De daring that the University of Min nesota has' been /'notoriously deaf to^ the demands of aound journal iatlc training," Ruel R. Barlow, h<«d .of- the department of Journal lain since 1920 has resigned, effec- Ur^ at the close of the school y^ar: iln a statement isaued with the announcement .or his resignation, .Mr. Barlow criticised what ha termed the "reactionary attitude in the arU college. He charged that "every man who has been an inatfuctor in JoUrnalisili at Minnesota has been squelched in his at tempts to provide adequate Journalistic training."' Mr. Barlow,* who is a graduate of the University of Wiaconain, came to Minnesota from Iowa State College, where he also was a teacher of Journalisih. He is a former secretary of the American Asscx^ia- tion of Teachers in Journalism and national vice pre&ident of Sigma Delta Chi, professional Journalistic fraternity. "I have attempted yearly to improve the curriculum in jourtiai- ism at Minnesota," Mr. Barlow's saittement said, '*but the reception accorded my attempts to get Instruction on a more effectived basis has baffled teachers on journalism throughout the country.; ''I donbt if Minnesota ever will have a scfiool of Journalism 'whose helpful influence wiq permeate the entire structure of the'press in the state until, the pre8ent\reactIonary attitude in the arts college is supplanted by one of broader sympathies and understanding. "While Wiaconain chose a leader with broad sympathies whose ideas are a.stimulant to the mind> MInnesdta la occupied vrith mental testing and grading students and with pedagogical theories about the intellectual level to which they are to be consigned! i "A little mental stimulation emanating from above might abolish any need for ao njiich pedagogical worry over the 8t(ident's fitness to pursue univeralty stiidiea." MERLE ENGLISH IS HELD FOR A JURY Bound Over for Trial In Andenon County DIstriJBt on Bond of ILOOO. Merle English, lola^youth arreat- ed recently by James P. Frederickson,, marshal of Basaett, on the charge of stealing,840 pounds^.of rope cable; used fdf drilling rig purposes, has been hound over for trial in the Anderson <^uhty district cdurt at Oamett dn bond of $1,000. English's arrest followed an Investigation started : by Marshal Fredericlcson Immediately 'after being notified of the theft by the kirk Gas and Smelting company. Gas Tax Yields Fonr Million. QSy the Asitociated Press) Topeka. Kans., June 3.—The gasoline tax of 2 cents a gallon bfougbt-more than ^4.000,000 liito the state treasury during its first year, Seth Well3 state oil inspector; reported today. The revenue is limited in use to building and maintenance of roads. At the height of one mile the average velocity of the fini is^four times . as great as at the ' earth's aurface. . TS SUPREME COURT-/" i Can 8 Bank'Be Pnnbhed for Falas AeensaUonI - (By the Associated Press) Topeiu, Kans., , June 3.-^The Supreme Court was asked today to decide whether an Innocent person whom a bank- accused of forgery can collect dam^gea- Wlll Blakly, who was arreated by a detective employed by the Roanoke State Bapk of Kanaaa City. Kansas, received a; Jury verdict for $1 ,866 damages ' against the. bank la the Wyandotte county district court, after he proved that he did not' forge 'a check. The bank appealed today to the Supreme. Court. Wonld Defeat Referendum. (By the-Associated Pi^ess) - Topelca. Kana., June 3. —A atate or national referendum on prohibition would be defeated ten to one in Kanaaa, (Sovemoi^ Panlen asserted tod^y in a telegraim to the New York TImea. The newspaper asked for his views about such a referendum. "We are very well satisfied In Kansas with the operation of the prohibitory law." the,governor said. "The question of a prohibition is not of vital concerp and is not urged or demanded by our people." PASTOR PLOT VICTIM, NOTE SATS AIMEE McPHERSON WAS KIDNAPPED.. Posses of Officer .H Are Searching the Bonqnet Canyon Territory Today. (By the. Associated Press) IJOS Angeles, (jallf., • June 3.— Deputy sheriffs and forest rangers were dispatched today.to a point In Bouquet: Canyon, near Saugus. 38 miles northeast of here, with instructions to comb the hills and search every cabin and hiding place for a plsaible clue to the whereabouts of Mrs. Almee Semple McPheraon, missing evangelist. The search, was ordered following the ending late last night of a brief note, penciled on a card which read as follows: "Help. They took me to cabin In Bouquet." The'note was ^picked up at an outlying street " ihtersectlon by Deputy Sheriff John Neighbors and turned over to the sheriff's homicide detail. The lUite was written ln,:a woman's hand writing and shaky, according to the officer; who advanced the theory that It probably had - been written In a mdvihjB^ automobile and thrown on the road; .An attempt to identify the band- writing as that of Mrs. McPberson failed'When officers ieamed^^ that Mrs; Kennedy, mother of the woin- ani pastor, left with Miss Emma Schaeffer, secretary, on a hurried abtomoblle trip, the destination .of which was kept secret - : The finding of the note ana the subsequent search by the aherlff's men follows-the. report last night of a poasible kidnapping plot and demand for the $25,000 reward offered by Mrs. Kennedy for the safe return.of her daughter. R. W. McKinley, blind attorney of Long Beach, last night revealed that he had told the pqlice and district attorney here of a visit being Ipald to his office Monady by two men who instructed him to negotiate with Mrs. Kennedy for the collectlonvof the reward upon tfrelr promise to deliver her daughter. Police Captain .Herman dine reported to the . police department from San Francisco that Kenneth Orminston, wanted for questioning^ had disappeared from the Oakland hotel where he had been stopping. PRISON TERM FOR i^EATRE MANAGER SIX ARE KIEED IN SUDDEN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA SWEF* BY WI.\D AND BADT. A WALL OF WATER, FIVE LIVES LOST, WILBS" BRIDGE WENT DOWN. ^ Lightning Causes Death of llectri. clan, Canght Repairing Line. I Earl Carroll' Sentenced To Two Years and Two Days and 12,000 Fine. (By the Assoclaled-Press) New York. June 3.— Earl Carroll, Broadway producer, convicted of perjiiry In connection with grand Jury investigation of a party In his theater at which an unclad chorus girl - served drinks from a bath tub In which ^he was seated, was sentenced today to^ serve a year and a day oij each of two counts and to pay 4 fine of $1 ,000 on each. Resort Weather In Kan.sas. (By the Asaocliited Press) Topeka, Kans., Juiie 3.— Summer resort weather prevailed'-Jn Kansas, today, after showers iakt night in eastern and southern ccruntles.' North central and northwestern Kansas, where crops have been suffering because of lack of moisture, received no relief from the dry weather but enjoyed cool breezes from the eastern part of the state. tioodland, near the . northwest corner of the state, reported, the lowest temperature, 50 degrees, at o'clock this morning. After learning that the mercury bad dropped at 7 o'cilock to 58 degrees here, to sixty at Dodge Clty^ and Goodland and to 64 at,Wichita. iS. D. Flora, United States weather biireau observer here, predicted thait the temperature would not rise above iff degrees anywhere Jn Kansas this afternoon. Wichita reimrted this mornlnjs a rainfall of .38 inch-overnight, while lola told of a .3ff Inch rain. The fall in Topeka last night totalled .10 inch. In the Swedish peasant homes the family garments^, for the most part, are made by ha^d froip the raw materials. i (By the Associated Press) i. .Pawhuska, Okla., June 3.—Six! persons., were dead today as a re-,.-.wj suit of i storm that swept overri| northern Oklahoma last night, ac-^i cording to reports reaching here. Five of the victims were ^^row^ned and the other struck by Ughtningi Those drowned were all members of,'one family. Thlf dead are: • , Hehry Blackert, it. Hominy. \\ Mrs.' Henry Blackert. 42; Hominy., r Mary Blackert,.3;>Iominy. », Mrs. Ruth Bailey,; 29, Hominy. Robert Bailey, Tmbnths. Hominy: | Albert U, Adams, 25. Dnimright., * The five members of thef Black- J ert family were drowned when, -a~ 4-foot w^all of water rushed down Rocli' Creek, two miles south at Hominy, washing away an ap^ proach to the bridge as the autot- -r, mobile'in which they were riding r approached. The family- was bnrrymg: to ! Hominy to avoid the heavy rain which fell for twojhours in thislo--: callty. Hearing the roar of the approaching wall of water Black- <^ ert speeded up. his car in an attempt to cross the stream befoiiie ^ the rise struck the bridge. . The approach to the bridge went out just as the automobile.started^ across. Seven persons were in th«» ^ car. Henry, a ten year old son. 'i and a young daughter were washed..^ ashore. ^ LIgiitning KiUs One; . \ : Ail of the bodies were recovered this morning. At dawn the body of • Mrs. Bailey was found lodged in a tree .with the body of. her Infant In J her arms. The other three 'were. discovered later, some distance down the stream: Blackert was a " merchant. Mrs. Bailey was a daughter of the Blackerts. About six Inches of rain fell iii the vicinity of Hoinlny during.the ;. storm. Water rose "to over four feet in the houwes of fifty familfesi living along >the creek bank.. -Rescue crews wet;o at work this morning'., however.'and further casual- , ties were not expected, The creek ; was a half mile wide in places. ' ' > Adams was an employe of the i j power company at Drumrlght> He, '5 was repairing, a fuse tha.t had'heenr. blown out by lightning When an-" other flash came that proved fktalJ He was married and had one child.'. Consjderable damage was done ~ by the storm in Osage. Pawnee and Tulsa, counties. At Cleveland several buildings were.blown a*ay.--Railroad "transportation was-held' up north of Hominy, where tracks were washed out.. •; : Mafay other sectioiis of the state,v-, reported heavy rainfall and high wlnd^ but little damage was.done^ Severe Storms Near .Salina. Salina, Kans., Jiine 3.—Severe7^7^ storms raged in this section of' r Kansas last night. A furioifs -wind. north of McPherson, destroyed (••_ telephone lines and uprooted trees. At Marquette two Inches of riiitt '," fell accompanied by wind that un-i/ roofetf some small buildings. Linds-' ' borg, had .94 oT an inch of rait^- Ellswortb .62; .Minneapolis .65,->an4^ Lincoln .44. . ~ ' While the official gaug^ located*; in ,the extreme south section -of : Salina re'cordeti but. .49 of an incn. of rain, in the business sections . and tnorth and east Salina. water ran ' over the sidewalks. • wltli •[ gauges showing oyer an inch. ,' ; Near Carne|ro : three inches' of, T; rain is reported to have fallen.': Wheat was greatly benefited. —r— -i Rep. Anthony Flies for Congress;, (By<the A.^sociated Press) Topeka, Kans., June 3.—D. ^K. Anthony, Jr., of Leavenworth, representative' in congress from-rtho First district, filed today as a candidate for renomlnatlon at the Re^ publican primaries In Apgnst-^ . WALKER GOLF ,CI1R STAYS IN AMERICA Yankee Stars jVchleve Victory After t'alning Lead of , Three Matches. , (By the As .soclated Press) • . St. Andrews, Scotland;, June 3.^'; J The Walker cup, premieriteamtro-^- - phy of ainateiir golf, will remain in the United States another two :i years. "The American stars, after |. gaining a lead of three matches to ' |!one.in yesterday's f6u|rsome»^•caane 1. successfully through ; the singles^ . today; 5~ - ' '^ • Roger Wethered., former Britisii cbami^ion; defeated -Francla. Oul- ment of Boston, 5 and 4. Thiii made the point score 5 to 2 in favor oC the'Americans,. ' ^ ' Watts (Jnnn of Atlanta defeated W. O. Brownlow, 9 and 8. : _ T George Vop Bim of Los Angeles • and Major C. O.Hezlet'«nded their v thirty-.six holes : all square, 'giving' each a half point. TJbLi${ made the , total point score' at.that-'^time 6% for America, aiid''2% tor Great"' Britain, clinching the . JAmerican victory. Robert, Harris, former Britlali • champion, ^^defeated Jess !>GtilUord,_ of Boston,! 2 and L • j \ Arthur; Jamieson defea,ted Robert A. Gardner, captain, oi.tbe Am-- ' erican teaii), 5 and 4; i - • E. F. Storey ilefeatedl -:||tdland Mackenzie of Washington i^and^l^

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