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READ NEWS WANT AOS EVERY DAY THE NEWS MIMED PRES.* Leaned Wire Service 3 VOL LVII. (Established July t, Mi) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1928 TWELVE PAGES. NO. 59 LOS ANGELES IS READY TO GREET AIR DERBYITES Skies Cleared for Arrival of Fir»t Group. WICHITA MAN IN LEAD Earl Rowland Hat Advantage of 51 Minute* in Coast to Coast Dash. La.l Angeles, ! Sept. 10.—(ZD— Twenty-one pianos which Bot out from New York In the class A trans-contlnoiital air raco last Wednesday wcro winging along on the final lap to Lou. Angoles today while entrants in tho other classes Were roaring westward towards the Rocky Mountains. Karl Rowland o' Wichita, Kas., continued his lend In the class A event and barring trouble, appeared to bo tbu winner. Rowland led the way Into San Diego this morning after taking off from Yuma, ' Arts., overnight control point, behind Tex Rankin of Portland, Ore. Rowland's lead over his nearest rival In elapsed time wan unofficially figured at'about one hour. He is flying a Cessna A monoplane. Big Crowd Gathers. Thousands of persons gathered at Miner* Field here (o give the filers a rousing reception at the end of their final hop from San Diego, • this afternoon. Colonel Charles Lindbergh was reported en- route from Santa Barbara by air to attend the ceremonies. j John Carberry of Toronto, Ont, j unable to shake oft the jinx that haunted him through Sunday, again was forced down r "« start toward San Dlcgo. Cart,-,! '*>r trouble developed .when he hod made but twenty mllet. w' ..rard from Yuma and a forced landing at Bray's Wells was tho result. Carberry arrived at Yuma, from Tucson, after the other class ' pilots had left for the west He started again after a 30-mInute stop. Engine trouble yesterday forced him temporarily out of the race at Tucson, Delayed by Rain. The Class B and. O racers left Oklahoma City this morning' after .being delayed several hours by bad weather and flew to Fort Worth, Tex.,where they pushed On vest for: a night stop :at.Bl Paso, with E. E. Ballough of Chicago, flying a Lnlrd biplane, maintained, the lead In the Class B race- He was first awaj/ from Oklahoma City and also Fort Worth. Undaunted by & crack up In tog In Pennsylvania which cost him nine hours of flying time, Stuart V. Auor, Milwaukee, pushod on In the rear of bis rivals yesterday with a flight from McKeeeport to Wichita, Kan., and today caught up with the van at Fort Worth, where he arrived in fifteenth place.and departed in fourteenth position. .'••IS. W. .Whltljall of Worcester, IS ass, relinquished fourteenth place to Auer due to motor trouble which delayed him at Port Worth nearly an hour. One Missing/ Five hours after the plana had left Oklahoma City, nothing had been heard of a Waco piloted by O. W. Mayse, Tucson, Arte. It waS believed that Mayse lost his way and landed somewhere off ths route, or was, forced down by rain In the Class C affair, hotly contested by three entrants, R. W. Cantwsll of Duncan, Okla., In a Lockheed Vega monoplane, was the leader at Fort-Worth. He lost sis valuable minutes there, however, due to delay in refueling. WlUlam Drury of London, Oat,, and Kennedy Whits, Hamilton, Qnt, fighting for leadership In the International Derby from Windsor, Ont, to Los Angeles, popped, off from Omaha today for Rock Springs Wyo. Drury was first in to Cheyenne, Wyo., landing at 11:16 a. m, mountain time. B. V. Hemple, flying a . Martin Bomber, was some hours behind Drury and White,' having-.. bessv forced to spend the night at Iowa City, la., before continuing to Omaha. Arrives lit £1 Fase. Bl Paso, Tex., Sspt IO.-T-UP) El. B. Ballough of Chicago piloting a Laird B plane, Was ths first of the class B air racers to reaoh Bl Paso today. '• " Ten Dead, Five Hurt in Sunday Air Accidents Coroners of Two States Pass Buck et.Joseph, Mo., Sspt 10.—(AP>— Coroners of two Kansas and Missouri counties, disclaiming Jurisdiction, said they would not investigate the death here Saturday night of Mrs. Emma R. Glfford, 78, BlWQfld, Ksn., who was struck by a motor car driven by Harold Webber, Blflr, Kan,, at Elwood. B, S. Kajrr, coroner of Doniphan county,- Kansas, said that since the woman died In Missouri he had no jurisdiction and no authority to Investigate. Coroner J. W. Mays of Buchanan county, Missouri, said he would sign the death certificate and say Mrs. Oxford died as the result of an accident, but as the accident occurred in Kansas tos opuld not investigate. • ••« • A Tennis Upset,' Forest Hills, N- V., Sept. JO.-W T-A sensational upset ooourred In Abe first round of ibe National Tennis chanslpnshlp today when John Umnmnr, «rat seeded player, Wis sJtalna$s4 by Pt, Qs «-j (a King, of (By The Associated Frer«.) Ten men were killed and five otberB seriously Injured in aviation accidents in widely scattered a£o< Hons of the United States Sunday. None of the accidents was In oonnectlon with the cross country air races now in progress, but navy filer was seriously Injured when his plans crashed during race at Los Angeles. Two students at Otterbeln, Ind, high achpol were killed when the plane In which they were passengers crashed attempting to make a landing at the air field there. The two boys, Dorwtn Leignty, 18, and Robert Burns, IB, died of fractured skulls shortly after the crash, Donald Burgett, of Chalmers, Ind the pilot, was seriously Injured Wings Buckle, Two Die. Harold Tonnant of Sioux Falls, 3. D., and Frank Kiiohn of Garretson, S. D., were killed when the wings of tl.<..- plane, described as the first built in Iowa, buckled as they were completing, a test flight at Sioux Falls. Lieut Joseph C. Soper, 26, of SeJfrldge Field, Mich., was killed when his plane foiled to come out of a dive and plunged Into lake Erie during an aerial exhibition held In connection with the no- tlanal rifle*) matches at Camp Perry, O. Charles Qllhausen, 88, formerly of Essen, Germany, was killed at Des Moines, la., when the Bolts plane,'manufactured in Dos Moines, T .'hlch ho was testing crashed to the ground. Stunt Filer Killed. Jack McElveon, 23, of Atlanta, Ga,, fell to his death at Florence, S. Cy. when a strap on his parachute, broke as he dlvod from plane 2,000 feet In the air. "Alden Baker, pilot, and Henry Krause, mechanic, were killed and Riley Sheldon, passenger Injured, when their plane crashed 2,000 fe»t at Lis Aagtles. "L. W. Drugger, pilot, died of burns and injuries received when the plane owned and built by Carl W. Cates crashed and burst Into flames at a Kansas City air field. Cates and R. B. Suor, a passenger, wore both critically Injured. The men were rescued from the biasing plane by two student fliers who dragged them to safety while a bystander, sprayed * stream from tire extinguisher oil them. Lieut, a. B. Hasselman, attached,! 'to, the sjrplane*'' : :qaii1sr *DV Langley, was seriously Injured at Los Angelas when his plane crashed s* he was rounding a plyon during a national air meet races. Kansas Vigilantes. Are Holding Shoot Junction City, Kan., Sept 10.— (IPi— Three hundred and forty- seven riflemen, representing vigilante units .in 81 Kansas counties, were on the Fort Riley rifle range today for qualifying rounds In the third annual state target shoot The riflemen were quartered In tents provided by the Fort Riley military authorities and were eating army meals prepared by, the sohool for bakers and cooks at the post Three members of the Thomas county team. Joe Shale of Brewster, W. G. English and E. N. Glenn of Colby, came by airplane. Two hundred men of the Second Cavalry, commanded by Major B. L. Franklin, were in the target pits or acting as coaches. Special pistol matches for Kansas Peace Officers Association members will be held tomorrow. A boxing program will be staged tonight for the vigilantes. AMERICAN NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENT IB DEAD Berlin, Sept lb.— is)— Lincoln Byre, well known American newspaper man and president of the American Club of Berlin, died today at the age of SO. Death followed an operation for appendicitis performed lost week. Byre served as war correspondent on the western front and was for many years Paris correspondent of the New York World, Since 1825 he bad been Berlin correspondent of the New York Times. KELLOGG HOME FROM MISSION TO PARIS New York, Sept. 10—(iP)— Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg landed at 7:80 a. m. this morning from the TJn)ted States liner Leviathan on his return from Paris where he signed the peace past which bears bis name for the United States. SAVE THE UNION MINERS BARRED BY PITTSBURGH Opponents of Lewis Won't Be Permitted to Meet. RIOTING CAUSES EDICT Disorder* Yesterday* Result in Injury of Six and Arrest of 121. Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept 10.~UP)The national "save the union" convention, called by opponents of the administration of John L. Lewis as president of the United Mine Workers of America, cannot be held here, Superintendent of Police Feter'P. Walsh, announced today. "I am not going to permit them to come to this' city and menace our people by rioting," the police head said. A clash occurred yesterday when the "save the unionists" prepared to open their meeting. Sue persons were Injured, one probably fatally, and 121 were arrested. Discbarge Ninety. At a hearing in police court, 90 of those arrested were discharged and 19 were held for further bearing and federal Investigation of their aotlvlUes. One man, Charles Fulp, a Negro, was held for court on a charge of inciting a riot and assault and battery in connection with an alleged attack on a fireman who sought to quell one of the three disorders yesterday attendant upon the scheduled opening of the meeting. Among those held pending a later hearing were Anthony Mlnerich, one of the active leaders in the movement to organize a new miners' union, and Freeman Thompson of Springfield, til., onetime official of the Illinois Miners Union. Thompson was plaoed In a padded cell last night when police alleged he was agitating his fellow prisoners. Dcportalon Possible. Police Magistrate John N, Orie, before whom the hearing was held, branded somt of the prisoners as "reds'* end "anarchists," and said he would ask federal authorities to particularly investigate whether they held citizenship papers. Severe! prisoners admitted they had been In the United States for many fie^''* H ^^*^'*^'^ !t ^' Ths court room took on the aspects of a hospital as the prisoners paraded before Magistrate Orle with discolored eyes, bandaged heads and other marks of the free- for-all altercations between the groups of the United Mine Workers, Governor's Wife Wanted As Speeder in Oklahoma Town Above, Justice R. M. Kincald and the building at Muihall, Okla., where he holds court At the right Is Mrs. Henry S. John* ston, wife of tbo governor of Oklahoma, Muihall, Okla., Sept. 10.—Mr*; Henry S. Johnston may be the wife, of the governor of Oklahoma, but It doeBn 't mean a thing to "Squire" R. M. Kincald, justice of the peace here. The justice bos on his docket a charge against the governor's wife and insists, when the opportunity presents, that the first lady of the state will be tried just like any other accused person. Mrs. Johnston, motoring with a friend, was arrested in Mulhafl " last May, charged with speeding. She was released on her own reoognixanco but a formal charge was filed In the justice court by George W. Partridge, county atj torney. * Since that day Mrs. .Johnston has not passed through Muihall in her car and the case has lain dorr mant But that doesn't mean It Is ended," the country justice re-, marked the other day. "We enforce the law here just like It is written and It matters not whether, the offender is a tramp or the governor's lady." Denial is made by the^ Justice sjthat he la operating what outsiders call a "speed trap." "It they'll , just stop speeding we'll be satisfied," he said. "I'm ready to close up shop whenever the motorists begin obeying the law." Mrs. Johnston expressed Indignation over her arrest and has been heard to remark that she certainly does not Intend to go to Muihall and pay a fine. Governor Johnston has refused to make any statement about the case except to remark that It Is his wife's affair and not his. Secret Clauses in Naval Pact Denied Geneva, Sept 10.—UP)--Artstlde Briand, foreign minister of France, today : told the assembly of the League of Nations that there were no secret clauses in the Franco- British naval accord. He said it bad been arranged for the sole purpose pf facilitating reduction of armaments. M. Briand spoke from the rostrum of ths assembly. Delegates of fifty nations formed his audience and they applauded as he emphasized the peaceful purpose of the understanding. M. Briand used ridicule in driving borne his denial of whispers heard recently In many European quarters that the accord contained more provisions than appeared on the surface or bad been made public, s The address followed a plea for an international disarmament conference before next year's assembly which was given by B. Bluthe, vice president of the executive council and minister of finance, posts and telegraph of the Irish Free State. He recommended that a time limit be put on the work of the preparatory disarmament commission. TOT FATALLY ITORT BY MOWING MACHINE Sajlna, Kan., Sept 10 ,-i -UP)— Wandering unnoticed Into * cane patch, where hie father was cutting cane, the 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cbflstsnson, living near Plainvtlle, was fatally injured yesterday when struck by the mower. The child died soon after being taken to a hospital at Hays, TODAY'S GAMES ROOMS NEEDED (State Fair Visitors are beginning to arrive in Hutchinson. Mors rooms will be required to bouse the thousands that will be In town next week. Hotel ae- coromQdatlons ore limited. Hundreds will have to seek rooms In private homes- They will naturally turn to the Booms for Kent column in the classified feetlon. Families with an extra room, or so can make a neat lit- tif Inoome by renting these rooms for: the coming week. A small ad In tits classified see. tlcn will bring renters to your door. The cost is small but the resmu are oulek »»d sure. Tow «u» m*.<lb:M.te'.&Mdp*> 4440 and asking for ft Wa *e»> NATIONAL JJBAQVM , Valla Beat Robins. Philadelphia, Sept 10.— Scoring four runs in the seventh inning and three in the eighth, the PhiUie* took ths first game of a double header from Brooklyn today U to a. The Philadelphia runs came after the Robins had tied tbe score with three runs in the first half of the seventh. Klein's home run with two OR base in tbe third gave the Phillies their first three runs. Qianta Win Opener, Boston, Sept W. — <*) —Fred Fltssimmons gave the Boston Braves only seven well scattered, nits and the Giants won th* opener of the first Of four double headers by a 4 to 1 score today. The seven Boston hits were spread over five innings, Three in ths ninth giving them their only run,. The Giants $9% the same nmnbsr off the delivery of Bob Rmlth but buaefced *•»•_». twee Mpgs i« FIVE IDENTIFY HAN HELD FOR BANK ROBBERY OklahomanMaklng Hard Fight Against Extradition to Colorado. Ardmore, Okla., Sept 10.— is— Five citizens of Lamar, Colo., positively Identified Floyd Jarrett today as one of the four men who robbed a Lamar bank last May with a resultant loes,of four lives. It was announced by Sheriff Bwlng C. London of Carter county, Oklahoma. Sheriff L. B. Alderman of Prowers county, Colorado, was in Oklahoma City today arranging for an extradition bearing at which Jarrett's return to Colorado will be sought The hearing . will J)« held before Governor Henry 6. Johnston tomorrow morning. At a habeas corpus bearing here Saturday, three witnesses testified that Jarrett was In Ardmore and Carter county, on the day the bank was robbed. Jarrett's attorneys indicated that another attempt would be made to obtain his release through habeas corpus action if the governor grants the extradition. Sheriff Alderman declined to reveal the Identities of tho five witnesses who viewed Jarrett This policy has been pur'ued by the Colorado authorities when other suspects wore-arrested. Two other witnesses saw Jarrett last week. One did not recognise him and the other was not certain that, Jarrett was one of tbe men he saw at the bank. Jarrett, wanted x on three state charges and one federal charge in Oklahoma, has never served time in the penitentiary, although be was held there once for safekeeping. His brother, Earl Jarrett, Is a fugitive from justice, having escaped from the etate penitentiary at McAIesier in 1625, soon after >he was committed on a life sentence for the slaying of Henry Oats, federal prohibition agent) in Osage oouaty. Earl Jarrett also is under suspicion on connection in the Lamar robbery and efforts-to- recapture him have been Increased. 1 The Jarrett brothere' home Is in Nowata county, Oklahoma. Oats was killed near Fairfax, Okla., in 1M* when be attempted to take Barl Jarrett to Pawhuska on a oar theft charge. Floyd Jarrett is oharged with the robbery of banks at Uncas, Kay county! Skeedee, Pawnee county, and Centralis, Craig county. He also Is under a federal charge of oar theft FALL LEASES ABB UPHELD BY V. B. COURT Tulsa, Okla, Sspt. lO^-(ff).- Federal Judge F. K. Ksubsmer today upheld action of Albert 8. Fell, former secretary of the interior, in leasing 3uapaw Indian lands near Fleher, Okla., to the Eagle-Picher bead Company. The court entered its decree for the ootupaay and dls- »0MS4 tba Mil pf conWlnanta aiMpf that certain misjjg leases BIG SHRINKAGE IN ESTIMATE OF THE CORN YIELD Ninety-nine Million Bushel Decline in Past Month; Wheat Crop Greater. Waehlngton, Sept 10.—UP)—This year's corn erop was forecast today by ths Department of Agriculture on the basis of September 1 condition at 2,930,588,000 bushels, compared wltb 8,029,561,000 bushels Indicated last month and 2,773,708,000 bushels harvested last year. A preliminary estimate of the winter wheat crop places production at 579,000,000 bushels compared with 578,599,00 bushels indicated a month ago and 853,288,000 harvested last year. > Indicated production of spring wheat Is 84,868,000 bushels of durum and -237,607,000 bushels of other spring wheat against 84,313,000 and 228,350,000 Indicated last month and 76,155,000 and 248,152,000 bushels harvested last year. Other Crop Forecast Forecasts of other principal crops were as follows, compared with actual yield lost year: Oats 1,454,000,000 bushels compared with 1,184,000,000. Barley, 346,000,000 and 264,000,000. Sugar Beets 6,380,000 tons and 7,750,000. White potatoes :467,000,000 bushels, and 407,000,000. Sweet potatoes 81,600,000 and 83,900,000. Hay 87,900,000 tons and 106,500,000. Apples 179,000,000 bushels and 128,000,000, LOYALIST DEMOCRATS WIN IN OPENING TILT Daljas, Tex.. Sept • 10.—UP)— The loyalist forces of Texas' democracy scored first in the battle between tbi SnUth and antl-Smlth factions at the state Demooratlo executive committee meeting here today when "the committee by unanimous vote declared that the loyal Smith | delegations from Dallas and Harris counties would be recognised at the state convention here tomorrow. Oattle to New Top. Kansas City, Sept 10.— Despite the heaviest run of cattle this year, 33,000 head, a new top price for the year, 817^5 a hundred pounds, was paid for yearling steers on the Kansas City market today, Trade was generally active, POLITICAL EYES TURNEDTODAYON MAINE ELECTION State Long Regarded as Good Barometer of U. S. John Coolidge Not There to Meet Fiancee LEADERS ARE CONFIDENT Republicans Hope for Even Greater Majority Than Given in 1920. Portland, Maine, Sept 10.— (.IV)— Predictions of party leaders that a heavy vote would be cast In Malnc '3 election today apparently were being fulfilled by early Indications. Intense Interest in the election, last minute exhortations by high- powered speakers, clear cool weather and efficiently working party organizations resulted in unusually heavy early balloting. Indications were that the combined vote of both artlos would equal and perhaps exceed all records. With repuDUcan victories in most contests almost certain, the main question appeared to be the size of the Republican majority, predictions running from 36,000 to.75,000. Portland, Maihe, Sept. 10.—UP)— Maine, so-called political barometer of the Union, holds Its state election today with both Democrats and Republicans confident that the barometric readings 24 hours hence will mean "fair and warmer" for their respective parlies in the coming national election*. This northijastern political garden has sprouted what soma have regarded as a forecast of the national election every presidential year and tho national organizations of both parties have been busy cultivating the crops during the past few weeks. * Malnb takes pride in the slogan *as Maine goes so goes the nation," and the Republicans wero out to prove that the political crystal foretold a sweepir-. Hoover victory while the Democrats hoped it would augur equally well for Governor Smith. To Harding In 1020. In 1920 tbe Republicans elected a governor by a majority of 65,000 and Harding received a majority of 65,000 over Cox in the national election. Their fondest hope was to exceed that figure today. The heavy artillery of the G. O. P. came here with that end"to*view..'• Sens'- tor .Charles Curtis, Republican nominee for vlcu. president, and Senator James E.. Watson of Indiana hays both been here booming Republican stoc. The national organization of, the Democratic party has not shown the same in .rest Mrs. Nellie T. Ross, former governor of Wyoming, Was one of the few speakers of note who Invaded the state to aid the Smith cause, ... Gardiner Stands on Becora, William Tudor Gardiner is the Republican standard bearer for the governorship. He has been a popular state figure for years and waged his campaign on the record of both state and national administrations.' A 33 year old Insurance agent, Edward C. Moran Jr., Is Gardiner's opponent He lad the successful fight .to lend a Smith Instructed delegation to Houston. ' He has made the Btate water power question his Issue. In the senatorial race Herbert B. Holmes, is opposing tbe reelection of Qonalor Frederick Hale, Republican, who wants to go to Washington for a third time. Youth Drowns When Seized by Cramps Parsons, Kan., Sept. 10.~~(&)—• Merrlam Countryman, 21, son of F\ O. Countryman of Parsons, was drowned late' yesterday in Lake McKlnley, nine miles northwest of here. Bis body, woe recovered last night. Countryman and Lester Munneke, son of Dr, S. A. Munneke, Parsons Presbyterian pastor, started to swim across the >&Ke, and Countryman apparently was seized with cramps In about 25 feet of water. Munneke said countryman > seised him by the neck and forced him under water twice, Munneke is not proficient swimmer- Countryman was an apprentice in the local Mlssouri-Kansas-Texas railroad shops. He Is survived by bis parents and a sister. Injuries Fatal. Kansas City, Sept IO.-^SOT-J. B. Gillespie, 60, died today from Injuries, received Friday when, his motor car collided with > street car.. It was tbe fifty-first motor fatality here this year. 0aUi» Pastor Benlgns, Saline, Kan., Sept l0^~(a , )-^Dr. Herbert Scott has resigned sa pester of the First Methodist ohurch here, effective October 1, to' ac aspt a. call to the First'Methodjst church In Rochester, N,*!T. , ;- ; Mora than 31^00,000' worth, «t American waahintf machines 'ware S^^sr ^ST ^S ^SJ^^BBr .^e^SB^S^iS ^B ^BSJgf^. , *T ?^H KANSAN HANGS SELF FOLLOWING ARREST Bl Dorado, Kan., Sept 10,—tff)— The body of Lawrence Speace, &5, meat market proprietor of Howard, Kan., waa found hanging from a rafter in his barn there thle morning, it was reported here today. Speace had been arrested Saturday morning on a charge of stealing cattle from a pasture In southeastern Butler county. He bad posted bond of $1,500 pending preliminary hearing Wednesday. His wldo-.v ind two daughters survive. FILJ.3 NON-PEBMANENT SEATS IN NATIONS LEAGUE. Geneva, Sept 10.— (.I 1 )—Spain, Venezuela, and Persia were elected to fill the three- non-permanent seat vaoanoles on tba council of the League of Nations today, ' Harry Lauder III. Dunoon, Scotland, Sept., 1P.-<.P> —sjr Harry Lauder, Sootob singer, was confined to his bed at hjs home her* today with a ibWI- His vole* ww affscUd and he has eanosjUfd hist sawipsi c/mvn ant«t ,4guf e>fu - - -* Now York, September 10.—UV)— Miss Florence Trumbull was back from Europe today $1.50 richer because John Coolldge did not meet her at the |>ler. Sho won bets from gli] friends who toured with her. But the daughter of the governor of Connecticut has an "understand Ing with the son of the president of the United States. That Is how she described their relations. She added that reports of an engagement wore "premature." When Captain' Harvey of the Lapland on which she returned yes tertlay asked her when the wedding was to be she confided to him "not before Christmas." Friends of the Trumbull family have believed for some time Ibat a White Houso wedding Is In prospect before the close of Mr. Coolldge's term next March 4. Miss Trumbull was met by ber mother, who took her at once to their home In Plalnvllle, Conn., which Is easily accessible to Northampton, Moss, where John has been recently. Miss Trumbull's bets about John meeting her at the pier were two—one for II and one for 50 cents. Asked if sho would not like to be married in tho White House she answered, "Oh, yes, that would be thrilling," and then regretfully, "but there Isn't much chance of that You see John has got to work and earn some money." The president's son is considering entering tbe omploy of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railway as a freight clerk, which pave a maximum of 330 a week. He has asked to be assigned to the station at Hartford, so as to be near Miss Trumbull. John Going to Work. New Haven, Conn., Sept 10—(3?) —John Coolldge, son of President Calvin Coolldge, will take up his studies at railroading tomorrow morning as a clerk in the office of J. A. Droege, general manager of ths New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad. The announcement of his assignment to duty was made today from the executive offices of the' company here. Johnston Beats Par To Take Early Lead ,,;Brs *33uiSB Country,' .Club,- Newton, Mass., Sept 10/—UPJ—Far for tbe rugged Brae Burn links took tbe count for the second time and a tie developed'for the leadership In the first 18 holes of the National Amateur Golf championship qualifying test today when George Volgt of New York, returned a brilliant 71; one under perfect figures to go into a deadlock with the previous pace setter, Harrison R. (Jimmy) Johnston of Minneapolis. SIX CONVICTS DIE IN BREAK FOR FREEDOM Seventh Thought Fatally Injured in Louisiana. EIGHT OTHERS INJURED Ringleader of Daring Break at Baton Rouge Among Those Killed. Brae Burn Country Club, Newton, Mass., Sept 10.—UP)—Banging out a spectacular 71, one under par, and a record for tho lengthened championship course of 6,643 yards, Harrison R. (Jimmy) Johnston, veteran Minneapolis' star, Jumped into' the lead for ths first 18 holeB of the national amateur golf championship qualifying test today. Braeburn Country Club, Newton, Mass., Sept 10.—(."P)—Rallying on the final holes after a ragged start in defense of his national amateur golf title, Bobby Jones completed tho first 18 holes of the qualifying round tody in 77, five over par. He took 40 on the first nine. But equalled par 87 coming in. Watermelon Raid Fatal to a Youth St Charles, Mo., Sept 10.—UP)— Invasion of a watermelon patch by three youths west of here last night resulted In Aloysius Roschert 17 year old 'farm lad. being shot to death.' Frank Schroeder. a watchman for the Ostmann Brothers, farmers, had been stationed In the patch with a shotgun. Schroeder fired his shotgun when the youths ran and young Roschert fell. Wounded In the chest and arm, He died on the way to a hospital. His companions escaped. Schroeder gave himself up and was held In }all here pending an Inquest WEATHER Mostly fair tonight' and Tuesday, rrocfeded by local thundershowors thle afternoon or tonight in easi portion; cooler tonight in northeast and southwest portions; cooler Tuesday la east and sooth portions. Oklahoma: Tonight and Tuesday partly cloudy. Somewhat unsettled. TEMPERATDBES. (rurotjftw bj Mr»r atwrlMnT'loiiltn, aonnamx 'Sestfeer os»*mr>. Today's minimum temperature— 79 degrees. Today's maximum temperature— 100 degrees. mumm stair . . 1*. Oslsssms—<a«uaT. SB. Ntbnwlta—fsrt ekxidir, 74. 'Norumst—r*«t Mmir. SO. ' oseeems tfwttwwi—<wia>. «• ' KAKaAS W**TH «M S#D aOAJuai s«ikia?>(!»uar, Ottawa— UiM fiesss Wr-ci rela, reads sUsest j. OU^-dwr, mas (MS. Baton Rouge, L«., Sept 10.—UP) —Six convicts are dead, another Is believed to have been shot fatally and eight persons are Injured as the result of an attempt by thirteen prisoners to shoot their way out of the Louisiana state penitentiary last night Headed by Cleveland Owen, New Orleans desperado, the convicts overpowered two guards, broke Into the ammunition room where they obtained guns and then raced for a launch in the nearby Mississippi river while they kept up a running gunfire with prison authorities. One Trusty Killed. Two prisoners and a trusty were killed before they reached the boat and three others lost their lives before the craft cculd be gotten out of range of the bullets. Another is believed to have been killed, but he possibly may have escaped. Four guards and three prisoners were wounded and two or three convicts escaped. Two others surrendered when firing began. Warden Amacker, who was here when he received a report of tho break, rushed to the scene and today was directing an intensive search for the missing prisoners.' They are believed to have deserted the launch as soon as possible and struck out cross-country. Ringleader Among Dead. Owen, serving a 14 to 21 year sentence for shooting a New Orleans policeman with Intent to kill, Is credited by prison officials with engineering the affair. A few months ago he and several-ethers escaped and after they were captured he declared he never would be taken alive again. His statement was fulfilled, for he was one of tho slain, three of the-others killed were serving lite sentences and two a few years for robbery. All were white. .XOho^of the dead ls.J. 8.' Brpon, a trusty, who lost his life aiding guards in their attempt to prevent the escape. He was serving a life sentence for murder. The others were: Arthur Klnchen, life sentence for statutory offense; Stanley Froctoer, life sentence, crime not learned; S. J. Beck, robbery. Mud Slinging is Rapped by Work Washington, . Sept 10.— (IP) —A political document, somewhat unusual In character, and serving a two-fold purpose In dealing with the "whispering campaign," has been Issued by Chairman Work of tbo Republican national committee. Declaring that "no personal attacks have been mads either with the sanction or authority" of tho committee. Dr. Work denounces "periodical articles and anonymous publications dlrncted against the two presidential candidates." He adds that "they are equally harmful to the candidate maligned and to his opponent and constitute an offense against public morals." Thus the Republican cialrman denies party responsibility for such matter circulated against Governor Alfred B. Smith and at the same time publicly discloses for the first time that anonymous material assailing' Herbert Hoover has been given circulation. Moreover, he charges that some of those directed at the Republican candidate are' "sent by presumably responsible persons in the opposition under tbe seal of confidence, but Intended to start whispering campaigns.' "Some of them have been sent broadcast In certain sections of the country under the protection and privilege of the congressional frank." The chairman says. But hs does not name those responsible for such circulation. FAIR AND COOLER Wr. tTHEK FORECAST Topeka, Sept. 10—(»>—Mostly fair and cooler weather tonight and Tuesday, preceded by local thunder showers in tbe east portion, wss forecast foe. Kansas by the weather bureau this morning. ..Yesterday's high marks ranged between 80 and 80 generally, but the mercury was not expected exceed 80 today and probably would go no higher than 7? Tuesday. Light showers were reported is) sastem Kansas this morning, tola recording .40 of an Inch; Wichita, .04; Kansas City, .03; and* Topeka, a sprinkle. WHITEWATER BANK MERGER ANNOUNCED Topeka, Sept 10.— (aO—Mergai of the Peoples State Bank, of Whitewater, Ksn., wltb the Bank of Whitewater, effective at ths close of business September 8, yn*. announced today by the statf banking department A statement of the Bank ol Whitewater following the merge) showed capital of 190,000; »ur plua.^W^OMj toytip ^apd^wwr^ 709S3H% .^^9^9$E^^ . ^^"r - !^^^^^ 'Br ^nsMM JBEMB?J jBuWsfc ism t'^WWBBBBsHi

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