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4.. VOLUME XXIX. No. 183. TOWN IN COLORS FOI^ TRAVELERS PfCORATlON FOB STATE CO?i. VK.\T?O.V.TqMOKBOW. . PROGRAMjis READY SOCIAL ACTIVITIES WILL BE FEATURED.r WHUam H.Acht'er! Will Wet En' tehalament Honr at Xe> niorial HalL • The brilliance ot color,and the beauly of arUsllc drapery is to add i.o' the wclcomihg atmosphere of tho city of lola Ifor the state'con- veotioQ of United Qommercial TravelpfR of Aitcrlca, to-be held „• here next Friday and Saturday. 9' Jobn H. Antes,, ra. profeBsional decorator of Kansia City, is to arrive hei-e tomorrow and -will al once hestn the work of placing the (l^^riiraHonH. Cpntracta Were made in| advHn 'tc for the downtown district and decorator Antes Itno^s in advance the work there Is to be done. I'ractlcally the entire fausl- nosR Ktcllon will be gay with color In. honor of the vjalLora. "While I he convention dates are Jiini* 11 and 12. ihii opening day next Friday will be devoted chiefly t<> the roulincL matters of .the state organization a'nd the conference of tho secretaries of Kansas councils. Social activities will be featured , thro'iighout the two days, however, card parlies and dances being given for the travelers and their wives. The; public J&, Invited to ^ttcnd a numb«!r of sessions, and thq formal opening of the convention, Friday morning at 9 o'clock in .Memorial Hail where the lola hand will give •la concert, .Mayor Hobart will de- "livcr the address of welcome and Iho response' wifl be by; Edwin C. Curtis grand counsellor. Friday night a program ,of' entertainment will be given at the hall under the direction of 'William ' .Achfcr ahd'; the numbers will be furnisiicd by talent from Pittsburg, ^ Parsons :and Wiciiita councils; with \ the loia junior high school girls V ^plcc club, and .Miss Elizabeth Slf- iprK. assisting. •' , • The formal program for the convention was completed today and is in the' hands of the printer. Charley A- Dor.sey, secretary of the •t^. Chamber of Commerce and secretary of! the; committee In charge of nrrkngemci^ts for the convention, ^ expects to have the programs on handifdr distribution by toi^orrow. CHIEF JUSTICE IS ILl The Weekly ReKister, Establl^ed 1867. Tho lola Dally RcKteter. EsUWlihed 1897. idtA, KANS., MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 7, 1926. THE WEATHER FOB KANSA8- FOBECASl^ _ Partly clondj; and somewhat: unsettled (onlghb and Tnesday remoter Tnendarand In extreme north portion tonight For loU nod rlclnitjr—FartJf clondx ami nBsettled today. ; Temeperat«rc—Highest yesterday 88, at 3 p. ro.: lowest last night 58. at 6 a. m.; normal today.; 72; excess yesterday 1: excess ' silnce January Jst. 173 degrees; this date last year-j-ililghest 84; lowest 68. Preclpation £or the 24 hours ending at 7 a.jm.:today, DO; total tor this year to d«te; 11.76; deficiency since January ;Ist. 3.6& inches. ' Relative jhumldity at. 12 noon yesterday, 42 peri cent; 7 a. in. today, 88. per cent: barometer reduced to sea level, 29.79 Inches. ; 3un .riM^s 4:59 a. m.; 8els.7::42 p. m. . Weather ouMook for the period, June 7 to June 12, 1926. For the Upjjier and Lower Missouri Valleya: A brief period of scattei'ed showers and thunderstorms toward tho middle and again In the latter' half of : the wcelc temperatures near or above norojal. RoadN Here and Elxewbere. Clear, roads good: Kansas Cl(y, Kmporia Saltna, Coffeyvllle. Pitts- burs, Wichita, Ottawa, Topeka. PartJy cloudy, r.onds good: Arkan- saii city. RUTLEDGE TO PRISON EDITOB CONVICTED OF FSIXG THE MAILS TO DEFBAUD. .Publisher of the Preachen Maijra- zine to Serve Term In Feder< al Prison. , >4 Taitt >ot Alile to tontlnne with His bnties Beranse of Indispohition., fBy th»> AH.BoclatMl Pre»«) Washington. June 7.—Chief Jus- lice Taft wjis prevented by illness froni' attending today's session of the Bupremii court. »• (•onfin<d to his rooni, the .68 y «-:ir old chief juHlicc and 'former, Iirf'sidf-nl'. reluctantly acceded to i!ic ^dvicft of his physician-'not to al^eriipt- to bo present at, the session wiilcli is thp last: the court will hold until OctQbpr. Heretofore hp haK insisted'on attending ('erpite minor disabilities. That'ho was too l|l to go ^o the rapital did not become known until shortly before the court assem-^ t'tpfi at noon. The seriousness of ihf attack was not immediately dibclospd. For:-spveral months he l^^s•been intermittently suffering from allmpntH brought on by the advance of a|fe and by depletions resulting from the active, life he 'nas led in a long succession ot public office.-;.' i At the. chief justice's home .it was said bis condition was not ^ciious. hut that the doctor ^had advised him to rest in. rfed for two or, three days after 'a period, of (strenuous work In connection with the cioslhp: up of.the term of lh4 (onn. '. . i .^rrawRemrnta have been made for the chief"justice to leave Fri- f':.'y for his summer home at Mur- nty Bay. Canada.- and that It was thf> intention today to carry out these arrangements. "The cliief justice Is simply 'vorn down from hard work," said his secretary.: .. , • f I5n«.ffe0 31alled. to "Farmers. , fBy ttio Associated PrasO. WIrhlfa, Kans., June T.-fApprox- ' ini!a<>ly $600:000was mailed to Kansas "farmers today by the' Kansas Cnnpo.rative Whoat Marketing As- Hotiaiion as the third payment on til" Ifl^r. wheat.crop marketed by th.p Association, ^ . • It, ropr.-scnts 20 cents a bushel, in ailrtition to 1 7-10 cents a bushel paid to farmcj-s who stored their ' own gr.iin. •. So far members of the association hvp received $1.15 a busheJ for Kioir ia2 .T crop. The final payH nicnl will be made in September. •-••—) Sues for nivbrce. • Ethel Atkley has brought suit In the nislrict court for a divorce irom her! husband. CI D. Ackley. i. The plain'tiff alleges ap Ijasis lor lier ariion that her huiiband .was convicted in this county ori a charge of forgery and sentenced to hcrvc! not more than twenty years dt. in thie state reformatory at Hutoh- Jnsori. The wife seekjs the restoration of her maiden ; name, £<thel ilrdwn. Iffiy the jVssorlHtoi) Prea^t • St. Louis, Mo. June 7.—William E. Rutledge, 64, editor of the Pieachers" Magazine, was- sentenced by Federal Jydge Farls; today to servfe'^four years in prison for the use of mails to defraud in Company. Butledge was convicted promotion of the Economy Oil by a jury last Friday. As secretary-treasurer and trus- tfeC' of th^ oil company, capitalized at $5,000,000 Rutledge is alleged .to have sold $258,000 in stock, now worthless, to 1^00 cleirgymen and 500 laymen throughout the United States, most of them readers of his magazine, published at Kirkwood, company drilled uumeroas dry Mo., a St. Louis surburb. The wclla in Kentucky, Tennessee, \Arkansas and Texas. \ f'l heartily agreed with the verdict of the jury," Judge Farjs said in passing sentence. "Outside of the Pat Marr case which was similar to this jln some respects, although much larger in a monetary result. 1 have had no case coming to my attention Involving' a more palpable fraud. Have you , anything to say before the cdurt passes sentence?" ' ; In his booming voice. Rutledge, a former minister, replied: "If. the court please, 1 cannot .-•ee how I could have committed fraud when I- spent every dollar that came to me In the development of these properties. I may have been enthusiastic and visionary, but I spent every dollar, «?Ven money I obtained from the sale of my home. In an attempt to make the thing successful.". Judge Farls then sentenced the defendant to four years In Leavenworth on each of three counts, the sentences to run concurrently. Defense counsel gave notice of appeal and Rutlcdge's bond was fixed at $7,500.: TO BLOWS IN CAPnOL ROW BEF. BAXKIN A>D DISTBICT OFFICIAL IS COMBAT.. HEAVE WATER AND INK MliJSILE THBOWING IJiCLUDED !>• THE AFFBAY. Controrersr Over Administration of CommlsHloner Fanning BronKhtlCUmaz. ' Suit Rejected. fBy thn Associated Pren.1) .•Wichita. Kans.. June 7.—The suit of (he A. R. Voung Construction Company of Atchison, Kas.', against D. K. Dunne and Company, Wichita, for I $30,000 wfts^thrownout of court here today by 'Judge j'. Everett Alexander when it was learned that the company had forfeited its charter in 1922. a year after the suit was started.. su- the ' Supreme Court: Adjonms. fBy the A-isocliited Prens) 'Washington, June 7.—The preme court adjourned for summer today without deciding tlve cases challenging the. syndicalism laws of California, .Michigan and Kansas. INJURED IN ACCIDENT Blinded By Lights, Caney Family ; Becelves Serions InJnrieS' Boy Lhible to Die. (By the A.-isorlatcd Press) Independence, Kans., June 7.— Blinded 1^ bright lights, a car driven by Ed iSirculomb ot Ca;icy crashed' into « truck ;and trailer, loaded with two-inch pipe shortly before 10 , o'cloick last night, two n i',ep nortli of iCaney. f he worst injury was sustained by Wayne Sirculomb, aged. 11. a iiole being i^ade above the right eye through the skull into the brain by uno piece of pipe. A dozen pieces ot skull bone were removed, at a local hospital from his braui early today. He ^las a chance to recover. Other members of'the family were also seriously injured. The family was- forced into the rear uf '.he car wiben It hit the pipe and traildi'. The car was deniollsbed. •Mr. Ifenry Stltchef. eiiitora of the Osage City Free Presa was in tola Saturday on his way home from a fishing trip ia tfcW Ozarkft. Mr. Stitcher!^ aa '-^iSkdtimbr" in the new«bap«'.^fa^^! playg it To Bnn for Congress. (By the Afwocisted Prciw). Topeka, Kans., June 7.—Carl Kewcoracr ofiBrowncU filed today as a candidate for the Republican iiomination for representative in congress fromi the Seventh district. ?e wUl seek the seat whi«^ J. N. Tincher oZ tfedleine Lodge lias de- <ild0d to kbabdo;^ (Dy the As.soclated Press) Washington-, June 7.—An exchange of blows, the throwing of an Ink well |ind a glass ot water, occurred today at the capitol in a fight between Representative Rankin, Democrat, Mississippi, on one side and Commissioner Frederick A. Penning of the District of Columbia, and his counsel, Frank J. Hogun, on the other, Tho encounter was staged he- fore the hoylso judiciary committee where an Investigation of Mr. Fennlng '8 admlnhi'tratlon is under way. Mr.'Hogan received a slight injury above the left.temple but the participants were separated before others were hurt. Itepresontatlvo Rankin admitted the throwing wt the Ink well, Hogan the throwing of tho glass ot water, and Fennlngjsaid he did all in his powet to reach Rankin with his fisU, but was' Unsuccessful. Rankin said some one had struck him and that he thought it was Fenning. , The fight was precipitated when Rankin became angered over an interruption by Hogan to his line of questions. Rankin as Proxecntor. Reprcseoutive Rankin is acting as committee prosecutor, in place of Representative Blanton, Democrat of Texas, who presented the case against Fcnnlng. The inquiry has been directed especially into the.' treatment of insane war . veterans for whom Fenning.was acting as guardian. At the time of the fight the committee room was packed with spectators who were thrown into an uproar. The hurling ink well splattered ink over (he witness table, thp red plush carpet and a number of documeo (8 which.had been brought out for inspection. After quiet had teen restored. Chairman Graham, ordered the committee reporter to rfead the exchange of words'immediately preceding the fight. Rankin said he understood Hogan's reference to an untruthful statement was aimed at him personally, while a number of committee members said they understood it to apply to the charge that bad been brought against Fenning. After Representative Dyer, Republican, .Missouri, had said he considered Rankin, had "treated this committee disgracefully" and after Rankin had announced he wished to aiiologizc if his ac'tlon had been disgraceful, the conimlttcc proceeded with business. THE FUN IS TEMPORARILY POSTPONED.. Wbeat In Northwestern JLacks Xolstnre. (By the Associated Press) Topeka, Kans. Jiine 7.—Wheat ia deteriorating "very rapidly" in northwestern and north- central Kansas, declared S. D. Flora, chief weatiier observer In Kansas,, as he 'scanned the daily reports from his correspondents this morning. "Unless rain comes soon,'' he added, "there will not be any cr(va le/t in that part of the state." Other regions also need rain, he said, but are not suffering, because they began the summer with plenty of reserve moisture in the soil. North central and northwest- em Kansas had "practically no rain or snow since last, fall." "This is fine weather for the com.",Flora 'remarked. "A dry June usually --favors this crop, causing It to root deeply and giving the farmers a chance to cultivate It. But corn will need rain too, before long." ^With temperatures around 60 degrees in the^ morning and 85 to 90 in the afternoon, Kansas will not suffer from the heat today, Mr. Flora said. EIGHTY MINERS SAVED BESCCERS >TOBK VALIANTLY 1 TO SAVE .MEX. o'Cficlalx X'nubU to Find Source of tJas "ffhlrh Aspbyx- llafed Miners. MINERS MAY ACCEPT But Cook, Serretary of Mlnen Federation, Thlnkn Ontlo'ok Is .\ot Very Bright (By tlip A.-j-soclKted Press) London. June 7.—A. J. Cook; secretary of the miner's federation, states today that he believed the miners' executive committee ttj- morrow would accept the invitation of the' coal . operators to a preliminary .conference to discuss the coal tieup. Mr. Cook stated that he would recommend the acceptance' of the recent Invitation ejctended by Evan Williams, ^president of the mining association, to an Informal conference. He._ said the object of the miners would be to discuss the basis of an agreement which would not Involve cither reduced wages or longer hours. Although Mr. Cook Bald that It was likely the meeting would be arranged for tomorrow afternoon, me added that-he was not hopeful as to its results. SWIXDLEBS TO TBIAL. Bank President anil Promoters Use Malls To Defnnd. (By the Associated Press) Kansas City', June 7.—The trial of James E. Brady, Kansas City promoter, and Arthur J. Baxter, cashier and later president of the Vernon^ State Bank of 'Vernon, Kansas, began in federal court hnre today. The two are charged jointly with misuse.of the mails and conspiracy: in the issuance of false certificates of deposits total­ ling approximately $16,000 in. the early part of 1923. The alleged false certificates wel-e drawn by the Vernon State Bank and sold to the Union National 'Bank of Beloit, Kansas, and the Home State Bank. Tipton, Kansas. .W. S. .McClintbck, attorney for Brady, wad named in the indictment, whitih Indluded 19 counts, but obtained a severance. The trial is before-Judge Otis. When It was called before Jujige John C. Pollock; a change of vennc was taken and Judge Otis wA as- t-Igncd to hold a special term of court here, hiring but the one case. , , He Starts Harrestiiiir. (By the ^Associated Press) Winfield, Kans., June il. —^Lewis Beltz.! a farmer a few miles south ot this, city, today began cutting wheat, first to start his binder in this aecUon' of the. state. Hia wbeat promiiws a'^ccid Tield. (By the Amoclatrd Press) Ironton, Ohio, June 7.—Eighty m^n employed in the mine of the Alpha Portland Cement Company here, were overcome lyf gas this morning. SBVcnty-five of the men, taken from the mine had regained consciousness at 8:30 a. m. Among those still in the mine Is Wm. Patterson, mine superintendent. The, fans are in operation and officials report that gas laden air is clearing. The shaft Is 600 feet deep and the men are on the lower level. Officials are unable to account for the! accumulation of gas. On reaching the workings this morning the men began to lose consciousness. Those nearest the shaft left the mine and reported tlie condition and a rescue crew was hurriedly organized. fronton,; Ohio. June 7.—The last of the 80 miners overcome by gas in the mine of the Alpha: Portland Cement;Company hc^o this morning were rescued alive at 10:47, three hours after they had entered the mine. Allphin For Jndge. (By the Associated Pressi . Topeka Kans., June 7.—Clyde Allphin' of Great Bend filed today as candidate for the Republican nomination for; judge of the 20th District. Judge G. L. Light of Liberal, whom Governor Paulen appointed to preside over the 39th District which was created by the last legislature, filbd as a candidate for the Repufillcan nomination seeking the offloo la his own right. HeadH Alumni Assorlstlnn. (By the AsRocl3lc4 Pre.ssl •Lawrence, Kas.. Juno 7.—Charles F. Scott, editor of the lola Dally Register and graduate of the Util- verslty of' Kansas In 1881. was elected president of the University Alumni Association held hero today in connection with commence- nfent activities. John T. Stewart of Wichita was elected vice president and Fred M. Harris of Ottawa and Mrs. W.III Beck of Holton members of the -board of directors of the associations •. *' Leper At Leavenworth.' (By the Associated Press) . Leavenworth, Kans. .June 7.— Joseph L. Trahant, Spanish-American war veteran 4nd member of the soldiers' home here. Is suffering of Icporsy, It was determined detinitely yestcrdtiy yhen a diagnosis was confirmed by akin and-nerve specialists, according to Major Emmett- Byrd, chief surgeon ot the institution.. Trabant will be sent to a United atf^ pablte health service hoa- pitai in St.: Louis and thence ) to the leprosy at Carlisle, ha. ' It is t^lieved (he victim contracted the disease at Cavlte. Pbil- ipplne islands, where he lived twelve years following his discharge f^om the army. Vacant Room Soon Rented Vi\mi Become!) .of the Hole In the • Oooghnat? A question few, if any, can answer. He-e'-s an easier one: What becomes of vacant rooms in lola? Solution to this Is simple. The owner of the rooms inserts an ad *n the classified section of • the Rc-glster and tiie vacancy no longer exists—tenants having been quickly secured. At the time three rooms owned by Mrs. Annie Blood,. 309 Elm street, .became tenantless, she merely placed an ad iri the classified colnmn-^and the^ >vaited— only an hour or twb,! for in the woras of Mrs. Blood "shortly after the ad was 'out'" she got results! And she was cancelling her ad after the first Insertion although she had ordered it for three days. If YOU are wondering -what's to become of YOUR- vacant room or house, call IS and ask for an ad- taker and see!' Fire In Galeshnrff^ IlL fBy. the A.ssoclated Prelis) Galesburg. III.. June ^ 7.—Fire broke out in the eastern| section of Galesburg this afternoon, and fanned by a high wind had within a short time swept away two fopnd- rlea and seven residents. The flames soon neared the vicinity of the Burlington railroad depot and It became evident that the damage would amount to several hundred thousand dollars. State May Move to Send Matek . To Insane Ward at Lansing so That His Keeping Made Be Sure .Indications that the State of KaiiSas wopid move to put Albert MJirek away where he will be safely supervised were apparent today in the comment of officials here. It was declared that Marek is giving the authorities so much trouble in handling him that an application fo| rthe apfioiotment of a commission to examine the prisoner for sanity is to be made. If Marek should be found to Tie unbalanced mentally, it would mean his commitment to the ward for tho insane at the state.peni­ tentiary. It might be that he could be arraigned and tried tor Crimea alleged to have been committed if he siiould recover his reason. I • .Marek, it will he recalled, is the mail who was arrested here as a suspect in Santa Fe holdup caaos. He gained morei than casual attention by going on a hunger strike while In jaU ften- and later 4>e- came irlolent •mhea .officers. at- tcmptcd to remove blip to Garnett where he was accuaedof the robbery of the Santa Fe station. He was bound over for trial in the Anderson county district court and committed to jail in default of bond in the sum of $5,000. Tho' prisoner was sent to the Frauklin county jail at Ottawa because the Garnett jail was regarded as unsafe for, a man of Marek's type. It has been the opinioii of officers that!.Marek would be connected with the Santa Fe robbery and killing of operator '• McCulIough here on the night of March 22 and authorities insist that' warrants may he issued. Meantime,- Marek has become so much of a burden, otfieers say, that it is jconsid^red best to take drastic action to see that he la properly confined. Detective Frank Pemey. of the SanU;Fe. said today that the officers have not abandoned tho criminal; caaes JBgalast Marek. • . 1 AID GIVEN DESERTER. FRENCH CHABGE AJf AJTEBICAX WITH PESERTIOS. Prominent Tennessee Men To See ^at Aneriean Gets Justice. (By thfr Associate Press) Damascus, 'Syria, Juno 7.—^An American, giving his name as Gilbert Clare, of Memphis.; Tenn., a member of tbe French Foreign Legion is held. in prison here on a charge of desertion and rebellion. Clare arrived at Oamascos last night -under - a strong . military guartl. The prisoneYTelonged to a company in the column of.Gen- erar Andreas, which advanced to Soueida last week. The French military authorities state that Clare engaged in an altercation with hJs sergeant and then deserted with five other mem- bet's of the legion. . Clare and his party were surrounded by French troops and wei^e captured after an exchange of shots In which no one was injured. An Investigation into the case, which is still continuing, was ordered last Friday. Clare will be tried by court martial at Damascus as soon as the proper papers have, been drawn up which probably will be within ten days. If Clafe is sentenced to death, the papers in the case will be sent to Paris for the signature of Minister of War Painleve, without which no court martial sentence in the French army can be executed. In any case, the American will not face a firing. squad before three weeks or a month, if he should be sentenced to ..death at all. * Memphis, Tenn., June 7.—Senator L. D. Tyson, of Tennessee, who was commander of. the division In which Bennett J. Doty oerved in the World War, has announced his intention to intervene in behalf of the adventurer, who has • been reported under death sentence for leading a mutiny in. the French Foreign Legion. Both the French embassy ' and the state department were ajppeal- ed to by Senators Tyson and McKellar of Tennessee, the home ^tate of Doty, to uae their good .offices. Senator Tyson made a) personal visit to the French embassy for a conference with the counsellor who is in charge in the absence of Ambassador. Bergnger'. C .iP. J. Mooney, publisher of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, also hais appealed to the French' lem- bassy. pointing to Doty's excellent record in Ffhnce as a soldier in the 30th Division. The French military authorities today informed United States Consul James Keeley at Damascus that Clare has a right to counsel before the court martial and Mr. Keeley is arranging to secure an attorney to represent the prisoner. He himself will be pr^esent at the trial, j Cofasul-General Paul' Knabenshue at Beirut Is sending a complete report'^ to the state department at Washington and has asked that the United States embassy at Paris be completely infonned concerning the case. He will send a iepre- scntativc to the French war ministry when^the court martial papers arrive in Paris. Herridt To Intercede. Washington. Jtine 7. —^Ambassador Herrick at Paris was instructed by Secretary Kellogg today lb intercede with the French gorem- mont'In behalf of Bennett J. Doty, alao known a» Gilbert Clare .a private in the French Foreign Legion; who-la tacing death oil chargea.of flittempted desertion. WHEAT KEEDS BAIX. Comer C00LID6E IS UPHELD SENATE COMMITTEE COXFlBMS CONSTITUXIOJf ALITY. Democrats Opposed Employment of State Officers For Prohibition Ehforcement IOWA VOTERS GO TOPOLLS TODAY PBDIABY ELECTION' TO SELECT >03II>EES FOR SENATE. BRODKHART INTO RING INTEREST CENTERS AROUM* HI.W AND CITMMINS. Howard Clark. How«:er, Looked Upon As Formidable Candidate. fBy the Associated Fres?) WASHINGTON, June 7.-^Presl- dent Coolidge In issuing his order authorizing the employment of State officers as. prbhibitioh en- forecement agenfs. was "entirely within his rigl ts and guilty of no infraction . of the constitutioiti or the law, either express or implied^' said the majority report of a judiciary subcommittee submitted todayj to the entire committee. In ; studying the question, the sub-fcpmmittce acted under a senate ' resolution ^of which Senator King, Democrat, .Utah, was the author. That senator, as one of the sub-committee of five, submitted minority views holding tiiat the order was unauthorized aiid improper. The sub-committee majority held that what the president'issued was not an "order," but a mere expression of policy. It stated in its report that the order really : "ac- conlplishes nothing" since the attorney general and the Interna) revenue commissioner had authority to make such appointments before the order was issued. Refraining from expressing any opinion as to the- wisdom of the policy of so employing state officers, the sub-committee majority said: "Nothing said herein Is to be construced as an expression of either iapproval or disapproval of the prillcy evidenced by the notice of order of the president, which has been the subject of discussion. " ' The committee has deemed Itself restricted in the inquiry by the resolution, under which it has proceeded to the sole question of whether the president acted in the premises without authority or in violation of the constitution or any of Us. provisions, express or Implied."; On the latter proposition, supreme court decisions and executive orders of similar import t-i that issued by President Coolidge were . cited to support the conclusion of the. suh-committee. President-Roosevelt, issued an order fin 1907 authorizing forestry officials to accept appointments In the r (*estry services of the states and. I^resident Wilson issued two orders^ one authorizing officers of the reclamation service to accept popltlcms under state game wardens, {and the other authorizing treasury officers to accept appolnt- *ient to state, country or munlcl- paLcouncils of defense^ ^ SAILOR SHOOTS FOUR (By the AssociJited Pre!».s) Des Moines, Jowa, June 7.—A battle of two political pefsonalitii • dominated interest of Iowa's e e • torate today as it polled its chdicM for two United States senatoria.l nominations from a field of flv • Republican and four Democrat'", candidates. , . , , Senator Albert B. C!ummins,; T-' years old, seeking on the'lRepubU^ can' ballot to. regain ' the post. he has held since I.WS. Smith -W. Brookhnrt a.sks the same noinlnation in'vengeance uP-- on . those who iinseuted him two niohths ago in an election contest. He was ousteil in favor of Dan P, Steck, hla Deihocratic opponent la tho 1924 election. Urookhart went to the senate',in 1>22. to serve-tht! two year bailance of the term: o). W. S. Kenyon. resigned. ! Although Cummins and Brooke hart shared the. major intere.st, a. third candidate for the Kepublic^a designation was • regarded as f6r-. midable—Howard Clark, 6es .Moines attorney, whose campaign has been based upon, the contention that he is" the only Republican candidate vwith any c|iancc of success in the November plcction. He has urged party harnjony and. a compromise, between the conservative -and progressive wings of the party. Dan B. Reardon, (Council Bluff attorney, has Injected the wet ami dry issue with his "wet" candidacy, but he has made no campaigS- L. F. Flckelherg of Waterioo is th< fifth candidate. Claude R. Porter. Contcrvllle. five, times his party's choice for the .-United States senate and four times its candidate for governor; J. Ray Files, Fort Dodge, former state legislator and gubernatorial CEiiidldate; James Murtagh. Waterloo, and George Finch. Sioux City, arc the Democratic adversaries. Porter is credited with the support of the "McAdoo wing";of lowir Democracy, led by Clyde L. Herring, national conunitteeman, ant E.'T.. Meredith, publisher, and se-- retary of agriculture in Wlson s cabinet. ,Mnrtagh is reputed to have the backing of Wilbur' W. Marsh of Waterloo former national committeeman and a suppor-. i- in 1924 ot Al Smith. The .wet aiij. dry issue has been bandied in- the background. ^ The Democfats profes.s to seu i,-' the nomination ot either Brookhart or .Cummins, an opportunity tp put into the senarc a Democratic colleague for Senator Sto/Ii, tho firar.. Democrat, to sit in the senate fron Iowa since the-Civil-War. > Dnrnken Spree Resiilts In the Death of One Woman, Three Men and Others Wonnded. • (By tire Associated Pres!!) ; •Houston, Tex., June 7.^—Jealousy, fanned by' a prolonged': drinking spree. Is said by the police to have been responsible for fdnir deaths early today ^In a Houston suburb, with a fifth fatality momentarily expected. Two white men and a negro woman also were wounded. Bob Tarter^ Fort Worth, Texaa. steward of a^ merchant ship at Port Arthur,'Te3(iw, is charged by eye witnesses with being the slayer. His body was found three' hours after the shoipting. The dead are: Mrs. Edna Mitam. 33, at whose home the abootlng took place. A. J. Lationla. Is 31, Houston. 'Johnny Domange; Port Arthur, Texas. William Sonnier. Port Arthur, is in a critical condition. . Tarter, who said he went to the Milam home to drink bicer, shot Domange and the others, 'witpestses said, when Domange sat beside) Mrs. Milam. ' ' Candidate for District Judge. (By the Assix:lated Press) Topeka, June 7.— Herman Long of Wakeeney entered the Republican race for judge of the 23rd Dia- trlct. Judge J. C. Bnppenthal of Rnaaell. the Democratfc incunabent, sedca renomlhation. KILLED IN EXPLOSION Hercule.t Powder Company Plant Explodes Blowing Four Men to AtoJus. (By ttie A.i.Mocfatert PrcsHi ' Carthage. .Mo...June 7. —Four rn<-ii were blowij to atr.'.is in an eXi )l')Bi ()n of two th'ousand . poundE: oi' powder in a geJatin , cartf.its«'" packing house at the powder Cirin of the - Hercules Powder; Comp;.:; y five and one-half. miles Isouthw-jr -i of Carthage, Mo., shortly befo' -• noon today. ! The dead: i ' Albert White. Lakeside. Park Holdsby, Lake.>!ide.'. James Richardson, foreman^ 'Frank Wlams, Pleasant Vali-y. No one else was injured in t 'n.^ blast, which blew the gelatin hp-;--! to splinters from its barricade, -ii:'. did not damage any other buiiii- ings, the nearest of which vr;r:-; about 500 feet away. The cause of the explosion i ..':! not been determined early this .i':- empon. It was terrific,' shakii :Li buildings in Carthage. • The four men killed were in th'> gelatin house. -.Np other workmen were near. All the victims were married and leave families. The ff^ur m^ were the only workmen in the structure at the time. ~ ' , " The disaster iij one'of the worst in the j<Kal plant's history. WeHsvIlIe Bank .Herger. . (By Ihi? .A.-ssonjjiK^cl I're.'wt ' Topeka, Kans.. Ju)ie 7.—Consolidation of the Wnllsville and the People's .State Bank of Wellsville was announced today by'the state banking department. The merger leaves' the 'Franklin county town with only one bank, which will be known as the Wellsville Bank. . .•Combined deposits will total $390,000. The W«llsville hank will not increase its capital bccansr- of . the • consolidation, .retaining $40.000'stock. A. D. Hostetter v. ill remain the.pre»ide«t; U. E. De "j^:' the' cashier. Hoch To Run Acaln. (By til'- A.>i.so>-i:itf-<l I 'rfs..:) ' Tlopeka, Kans.. June 7.— Ilomor Hoch of -Marion, representative In congress from the Fourth Distri'jt. filed today-as a candidate i(k tiM Republican nomination for re-election. He entered the campaign to seek the fifth cdnset-utlvc term. Mr. and Mrs; F. S. Canatsey' drove over to Ft. Scott yesterday for a visit with : their daughter^ .Mrs. J^: B. Ayiaelotte and Mr,I Aydelotte -.^d family. ^ vi:.

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