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Thursday, May 19, 1927
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otl THE WEATHER FAIR TODAY; SHOWERS TOMORROW Greenville Cotton 14.75 New Orleans 15.43 CIRCULATION The average daily net paid circulation ol The Greenville News for April, 1927, was: DAILY 25,507 SUNDAY 26,454 THE LEADING NEWSPAPER OF SOUTH CAROLINA VOL. LIU. NO. 139. GREENVILLE, S. C. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1927. SIXTEEN PAGES PRICE 5c SUNDAY 7c 38 Persons, Mostly Children, Die Wlien Insane Farmer Dynamites School ? i v v. ? ! k s y. : n u uf hems h psfe r IKo 1 KIH Till SBDIErl 115DHIN No Word Comes From Jury Room Giving Definite Idea Of Stand FINAL ARGUMENTS AND CHARGE DURING MORNING Throngs Wait In Courtroom Until 11 O'Clock Hoping For Verdict Taking the indictment at-2:18 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the jury in the Hester case deliberated on the fate of the father and two sons until 11 o'clock last night without reaching a decision. The 12 men were at that hour taken to their dormitories until this morning, when the deliberation will continue. The defendants, Jerry, Charlie and Claude, "are on trial a second time for the slaying of J. Ed Thackston in December, 1924. The long hours during which the jury was locked in its room silting evidence and law of the case last night caused talk of a possible mistrial to become rather general among the court 'pom. throngs.; Judge T, J. Mauldin Will likely keep the jury together throughout today, if necessary, before ordering a mistrial, it is expected in view of the length and importance of the trial. ASK FURTHER CHARGE From 2:18 o'clock yesterday afternoon until 9:30 o'clock last night, the outside world did not hear from the jury, except in seeing the 12 going to and from lunch and supper. At 9:30 o'clock in the night, a message was sent in that further charge in respect to the law on circumstantial evidence was desired, and Judge Mauldin so instructed the jury. He then admonished the jury to address themselves seriously to the proposition before them in an erlort to reach a judgment. No trial in the annals of Greenville county has aroused more widespread interest and discussion than that of the Hesters. Proceedings have been closely followed by the public through the long hearing and great- crowds have overflowed the courtroom for every session. Even up until the jury retired tor sleep last night, a crowd which almost filled the courtroom and jammed the (Continued on Page 4, Col. 5) The Weather South Carolina: Fair Thursday; Friday mostly cloudy and somewhat cooler, probably showers. North Carolina: Showers Thursday or Thursday liight and probably Friday; cooler Friday. Georgia: Fair Thursday; Friday mostly cloudy, probably local thundershowers and somewhat cooler lu north and central portion. Arkansas: Thursday and Friday part cloudy, probably icattered thundershowers. East Texas: Thursday and Friday partly cloudy, probably showers on the west coast. West Texas: Thursday and Friday genor-nl'.y lair. LOCAL DATA Local data for last 24 hours ending 8 o'clock last night. Temperature at 5 a. m. 67; at 12:30 p. m. 80: at 8 p. m. 8S. Highest temperature 85; lowest tsmoera-ture it. Average temperature 72; normal temperature 68. Relative humidity at 8 a. m. 47; at 12:30 p. m. 50; at 8 p. m. 44. Precipitation Inches .00. HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS By J. P. Alley wbi MiSTlS Em pe Boss GIT IN A ARGUMENT PEV USES SECH BIG WORPS I JES' WEH. NOT fc USTENIW'!!! Graceful Ship In Last Test 4SSK!888 4 v , s .. $ f View of the triple -motored Fokkcr monoplane "America undergoing final preparatory to taking off Faris-bound. 27 Towns To Be Deserted Result Flood's Advance Warning Issued By Director Parker, Based On Reports On Waters NO FORCED MOVEMENTS NEW ORLEANS, May 18. (AP) Inhabitants of 21 towns in the path of the wall of waters sweeping down the Atchafalaya basin tonight were being warned to flee their homes under instruction issued early tonight by flood relief Dictator John M. Parker. SEE PATH OF FLOOD Mr. Parker, basing his warning upon a bulletin of the New Orleans weather bureau today charting the path of the flood through the section, had a corps of telephone operators speeuu:K tlie utcaaago to me lnnaoi-tants urging them to spread the evacuation if they would save their oeiongings. There will be no forceable evacuation but the message of the flood relief dictator strove to impress upon the inhabitants the seriousness of the flood danger. COMMUNITIES The 27 towns, in St. Martin, St. Landry and Avoyelles parishes, are all small, no more than two or three of them having a population of more than 500 people. They are Port Barre, about 500, and Morcauville, of about the same population, and the smaller towns of Halewood, Corta-blcau, Arnaudville, Oaklawn, Benito, Tecamirc, Robin, Bushville, Aaron, Fourne, Cecilia, De Clouet, Decko, Hines, Henderson, Parks, Devort, Durand, Isle LaBee, Walet. Cote Au Holmes, Carolina, Cida Morbihan and Oxford. The places are In the path of waters from the crevasses along Bayou des Glaises and at Melville on the Atchafalaya 140 to 170 miles from New Orleans on the opposite side of the river. The two lakes fed by the crevasse waters are converging about 40 miles below Bayou des Glaises to form a continuous sea extending 250 miles up the valley to the upper Louisiana parishes and ranging in width from 15 to 100 miles. JONES NOW HEAD OF HIGHWAY BODY Batesburg Member Of Commission Made Chairman At Meeting rrr ttatot TVT.ju m i API r! v. Jones of Batesburg, appointed a member of the state highway commission in 1924 for a four year term by former Governor Thomas G. McLcod, was tonight elected chairman of the Croft of Aiken, whose term recently expired. j. if. ivi'jorei vi xituiry viiic, was re-elected as vice chairman. The meeting last night, first since Governor John G. Richards made four appointments to the highway commission, was largely devoted to reorganization and to the transaction rtf vnnHno hnclnnsR rpnnrt.s and vari- ous agreements being heard and con firmed, rne commission win again tomorrow morning to hear rfoioirotinns find transact other busi ness. They meet at 10 o'clock. All of the new appointees xo me commission were present John P. Wilbur Thornhill; W. Fred Lightsey Of JHampion, succeeuins vv. o. jvcui"., of Varnville; H. C. Summers of Pendleton, succeeding R. E. Ligon, of Anderson, and D. W. Gaston, Sr., of Aiken, succeeding ueorge w. vroit, of Aiken. How Much Makes Intoxicating Drink? Doctors Claim Congress Doesnt Know liuHHiwnTnN. Mav 18. (AP) Acting on the expressed prinrlple that no law can establish scientific fact, the house of delegates of the American Medical association voted today to prepare for submission to Congress a bill designed to remove legal restrictions on the amount of whisky a physician may prescribe for his patients. The proposition was discussed In executive session and the vote was taken after two hours of debate, which produced a proviso that the proposed measure be framed In cooperation with prohibition' enforcement vO -Wrf t Bertaud Refuses To Be Removed From Paris Hop Secures Injunction Against Being Ousted As Navigator Of 'Columbia' WEATHER BAD NO FLIGHT NEW YORK, May 18 (AP) Lloyd W. Bertaud obtained a temporary injunction late today against Charles A. Lcvine to restrain him from supplanting Bertaud as co-pilot and navigator of the Bellanca airplane "Columbia", on the proposed nonstop flight from New York to Paris. STAY ON GROUND NEW YORK, May 18 (APj The uiroe monoplanes which it is hoped will fly some 3,500 miles to Paris, did not even get off the ground today. Prevented from leaving for France by fog in the Atlantic air lanes, the planes were kept in their hangars by winds which made test flights inad visable. During the day efforts were made to harmonize the embattled factions of the Bellanca camp, but so far as could be ascertained at the time results were negligible. The two-man crew of the Bellanca met in a Garden City hotel with riiovloc T.ovinp Vinnrl nf the com pany backing the flight, and Giu seppe iseiianca, uie pianea ue.ntiiici. The "peace conference" was called by Dniinvino trt ii'w in irnn nnh the dis sension which persists between Ber taud. tne navigator, ana jjcvuh.-. u its close, no statement was issued. NO MORE TESTS Inclement weather prevented the final weight tests of the Fokker in which Byrd, Norville and Acosta are to fly, and Lindbergh's plane stayed in its hangar because It was ready to leave on the shortest notice and there were no further preparations to be made. , Late today the weather bureau dispelled the last hope that the hop off might begin early tomorrow morning. There were indications of slow clearing, but these were not sufficiently strong to give any chance of a takeoff before noon. The Bellanca plane remained In its hangar while persons interested in its flight attempted to come to some agreement on their many differences, monetary and otherwise. Santa Maria II IS Endangered By Fire QUEBEC, May 18 (AP) Destruction by fire, which was the fate of his first plane, tonight threatened Francisco de Pinedo's "Santa Maria II" after he had returned here when bad weather interrupted his flight from Montreal to Shippegan, N. B. While the plane was being fueled alongside a barge, one of de Pinedo's mechanics attempted to light a small oil heater. The heater caught fire. The flames shot up from the burning oil and for a moment It was feared they might set ablaze the gasoline which was being poured into the Santa Maria IPs tanks. The fire on the barge was quickly extinguished, however, and the plane was not damaged, De Pinedo's first plane, in which he reached the United States in his four-continent flight, was destroyed by fire at Roosevelt dam, Ariz., when a match was thrown accidentally into the gasoline covered waters of Roosevelt lake, where the monoplane was moored. authorities. A proposal that the association send to its members a questionnaire on the medical value of alcoholic liquors was referred to the board of trustees. A statement issued at the close of the meeting said the vote was unanimous and declared It the feeling of the organization that "legislative bodies composed of laymen should not enact restrictive laws regulating the administration of any therapeautic agent by physicians legally qualified to (Continued on Page it Col. 3) i:::::y'!y:iSS?::S::: tests at Roosevelt Field, N, 'State Will Place Hampton Statue In Statuary Hall Sum Of $5,000 Asked To Match Sum Appropriated By Legislature COMMITTEE MAKES PLEA COLUMBIA, May 18. (AP) An invitation to the people of South Carolina to contribute the sum of $5,000 to place a statue of Governor Wade Hampton in Statuary hall in the national capitol was published to night by a commission created to collect funds and arrange for the statue by the General Assembly of 1927. , The statue which will fill South Carolina's vacant nicl.a in the holl, will cost some $10,000 to construct and install, half of this amount was appropriated by the general assembly on condition that the people of the state should subscribe the other half, when both Houses adopted a resolu tion sponsored by Senator James Hammond of Richland county. RICHARDS IS HEAD The commission is headed by Gov ernor John G. Richards. Other members are General D. W.. McLaurin of Columbia, commander of the South Carolina division,' United Confeder ate Veterans; James H. Hope of Co lumbia, state superintendent of edu cation; Mrs. T. J. Mauldin, of Green ville, state president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and A. o. ssaiiey, jr., ol Columbia, secre tary of the state historical commis sion. "The commission created by the General Assembly at its recent session to procure funds from the people of South Carolina to match the appropriation of $5,000 made by the General Assembly lor the erection ot a statue of General Wade Hampton in Statuary hall in the capitol at Washington is now ready to receive donations from the people of South Carolina and sincerely trust that the responses will be generous," says the statement of the commission, which adds that contributions may be made directly to the state treasurer, through newspapers of the state or through local chapters of the Daughters of the Coniederacy. ISSL'E APPEAL "Last December the people of South Carolina celebrated the semicentennial of the redemption of South Carolina from the rule of the carpet-bagger, the scalawag and the negro. We well remember the en thusiasm displayed on that occas ion and the splendid parade which marked the high tide of the celebra (Continued on Page 14, Col. 5) HIGHWAY PROBE BODY ORGANIZES Mendel Smith Named Chairman H. B. Hendricks Made Sergeant At Arms COLUMBIA, May 18 (AP) Organization of the special committee appointed to investigate the South Carolina state highway department from the beginning of its operation to the present was completed at a meeting here tonight when former Circuit Judge Mendel L. Smith, one time member of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly, was elected chairman, and Representative W. W. Tripp, of Anderson county, was chosen secretary. H. B. Hendricks, of Easley, ser-gcant-at-arms of the state Senate, was chosen sergeant-at-arms for duty in case the commission wants to subpoena witnesses. Officers chosen from the committee will receive as compensation only the per diem allowance provided by the General Assembly in the Joint resolution providing for the investigation which was passed during the 1927 session. The commission will meet again Friday, May 27. in the Senate finance committee room at the State House, at which time auditors and accountants will be selected to carry out the investigation of the road department. Accountants wishing to be considered for the work, according to members of the committee, are advised to ac- ouaint themselves with the problem in hand and to appear at the next meeting. NURSE INDICTED FDD SLAYING OF RIDE Mrs. Mildred Mitchell Charged With Late Killing Of Mrs. Sue Clay DEATH OCCURRED DURING RIDE NEAR ASHEVILLE Witness Says Nurse Beat Victim On Head With Bottle Accusation Denied ASHEVILLE, N. C, May 18. (AP) Acting on a bill drawn by Solicitor R. M. Wells a Buncombe county grand jury late today indicted Mrs. Mildred Mitchell, Asheville nurse, for the murder of Mrs. Sue E. Clay, vho died at a local hospital from injuries received last Sunday morning. CONFLICTING TALES According to the evidence presented the grand jury, Mrs. Clay was struck over the head several times by a bottle in the hands of Mrs. Miitchell. An examination by the county coroner, Dr. J. L. Carroll, revealed that her skull was fractud in four places by the blows of her assailant. W. N. Muir, young Greensboro elevator man, was one of the principal witnesses. HSiat a formal stdus ment late yesterday in which he described the manner in which Mrs. Clay is alleged to have been injured while the party was on an automobile rido on the Asheville-Hendersonville road during the early hours Sunday morning. HELD ON HEAVY BOND Mrs. Mitchell Is held without bond in the Buncombe county jail, and bond of $2,000 is asked for Muir and Bryan English, alleged to have been companions of the women on the trip. The defendant in the case maintains that Mrs. Clay was Injured when she fell from the machine while trying to jump out because Muir, who was at the wheel, would not drive faster. She denies that she struck Mrs. Clay with the bottle as was described in the Muir statement. English is said to have been intoxicated and unable to recall just what happened. GOOD WILL FLIGHT WlLLREACH CUT Major Dargue To Make Long Tour, Reaching Greenville Near End WASHINGTON, May 18. (AP) Major Herbert A. Dargue, whd commanded the army Pan-American night, will leave Washington next Monday on a good will tour of the Eastern half of the United States, which will take him across 33 states. The flight, which is expected to consume seven weeks, will be made in the "New York II" flagship on the Pan-American flight. Walter O. Lochner of Trenton, N. J., president of the National Association of Commercial Organization Secretaries, will be a passenger. Messages of good will from official Washington will be personally delivered to the governors of the states visited. Many cities on the itinerary where stops will not be made will be circled by the airplane. The third week of the flight will take the plane to Pittsburgh, Union-town, Charleston, W. Va., Canton, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Frankfort, Louisville, Nashville, and Evans-ville. During the sixth week It will go to Topeka, Wichita, Oklahoma City. Tulsa, Muskogee, Birmingham. Montgomery, Atlanta and during the seventh week to Macon, Tallahassee, Augusta, Charleston, C o lu m b 1 a, Greenville, Spartanburg, Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Newport News, Richmond and Washington. GIVE SCHOLARSHIP WASHINGTON, May 18. (AP) A scholarship of $16,000, subscribed by members of the American Med-iral association, was presented to Johns Hopkins university at a dinner of the association here tonight. It was given In the name of Dr. W. S. Thayer, professor of medicine at the university. SEEING PARIS Millions of people go to Paris without seeing it. Millions see Paris without going there. Follow O. O. Mclntyre's articles on the editorial page of The News and you will "see" Paris, in tti 111 One Wing Of Building Blown Down By Terrific Explosion; Scene One Of Utmost Tragedy Bandit's Home-Coming Nets One Killed, One Wounded, With Two Banks Relieved Of Much Loose Cash BEGGS, Okla., May 18. (API-Paying a return visit to his home town, Matthew Kimcs, notorious outlaw, and his gang today robbed two banks here of nearly $18,000 and shot their way out, leaving the town marshal dead, and a woman, who apparently frustrated the robbery of a third bank, probably fatally wounded. Officials of both looted banks said the leader of the bandits undoubtedly was Kimcs, elusive young desperado whose sensational exploits have been a modern parallel to the careers of Jesse James and Al Jennings. DDNTRIftL LITTLE DOCK; Deputies Guard Alleged Slayer Of Girl Troops Also Ready INNOCENCE IS CLAIMED LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 18. (AP) With 150 deputies surrounding the courthouse and & detachment of Arkansas national guard ready for duty at an instant's notice, Lonnie Dixon, negro youth, will go to trial tomorrow for the murder of Floella McDonald, 12-year-old white girl. WITHHOLD CHARGE Charges of assault, also lodged against the negro will be held in abeyance by the state. Though the boy has confessed to officers here that he lured the little girl to the belfry of the First Presbyterian church during a rainstorm on April 12, that he assaulted her and then slew her with a brick when she wecp-ingly declared she would "tell her papa." Dixon has told officers recently that he will fight the case to the last ditch. He pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder. WAS ONLY LOOKOUT Dixon told police that he will declare on the stand he was only a lookout at the church door, while Henry Hudson, 16, employed at the Little Rock Boys' club, across the street, assaulted and murdered the girl. Hudson was arrested at the time of the finding of the girl's body, and has been held in jail since. No chances will be taken of a repetition of the riotous scenes of the night of May 4, when John Carter, negro, was lynched and his body dragged through the streets and burned at Broadway and Ninth streets, when the case comes to trial. Brothers In Duel To Death After Quarrel ARLINGTON, Ga., May 18 fAP) Jack Wilkinson, 30, and his brother, Dewey, 28, after an argument in a store here, today fought a duel to death. Dewey shot first, according to witnesses, and as Jack was falling he took straight aim at Dewey. Jack was dead when persons reached the scene, and Dewey probably fatally wounded. J. J. Roberts, proprietor of store, where the shooting took place, received a stray bullet in the neck. The scene of the shooting was at Cordrey's mills, 18 miles from here, GILMERS HEAD DIES WINSTON-SALEM, May 18. (AP) Charles E. Harding, 52, vice president of Gilmers, Inc., died suddenly at a local hospital tonight. He had been ill for several days, but not seriously. The body will be sent to Albion, N. Y., tomorrow lor interment. Illinois House Repeals Dry Statute Following Torrid Debate On Matter SPRINGFIELD, . 111., May 18. ( AP) Prohibition was blamed in part for agricultural depression and charges made that federal enforcement officers have made more money out of prohibition than anything else in the house of representatives of the Illinois general assembly today. The debate preceded an 80 to 63 vote to repeal the state laws to enforce prohibition, Including the search and seizure act. "If the so-called dry members of this house will vote as they drink, this bill will get a 90 per cent vote," declared Representative Thomas O'Grady, Chicago, after characterizing prohibition Dashing into the little town this morning in three motorcars, the nine members of the gang divided into groups and drove up to the three banks. Two of the banks, the Farmers National and the First National bank, were invaded immediately. "Throw up your hands," came the command" almost simultaneously in the two banks, and employes and others in both institutions complied. Both bandit groups then began a systematic search for money. Mrs. Charles Campbell, a shopper, left her chil- (Continued on Page 14, Col. 7) lASKTRUEBiLL AGAINST NURSE Asheville Police Declare Evidence Against Mrs. Montague Convincing CLAIM SLEW EMPLOYER ASHEVILLE, May 18,-(AP Grand jury action either tomorrow or Friday is expected in the case of Mrs. Anna K. Montague, who is charged with the murder of Mrs. Mary R. Cooper, wealthy Asheville widow, it was learned tonight. WILL CALL JURY As a preliminary to that step, Coroner Carroll will call his jury together and return a verdict in the case. The inquest was adjourned the day the body was found until further evidence could bo gathered. The case at that time was regarded as suicide. After an autopsy had definitely exploded the suicide theory, the investigation swung around to Mrs. Montague, and since that her position has assumed increasing importance. Today the police announced that their latest investigations had conclusively eliminated the presence of other persons in the alleged murder plot. DEFENDANT CALM The latter, apparently serene in lier confidence that the officer can "get nothing on her," is spending her time quietly at the county jail, awaiting for a move on the part of the solicitor looking to action by the grand jury. The police have announced that they have sufficient evidence to warrant the grand jury in returning a true bill, but they make no secret of the fact that further evidence will be necessary before the case can go to trial. The investigation early today along an entirely new line is said to have unearthed clues that form some of the strongest links in the chain of circumstantial evidence. The nature of the clues was not disclosed by the authorities, however. McAfee Made Officer Of State Association COLUMBIA, May 18. (AP) W. M. Goldfinch of Conway, was today elected president of the South Carolina Funeral Directors and Embalmers' association for the ensuing year, and Myrtle Beach was selected as the next annual meeting place of the association at the closing day's session of the 29th annual convention in Columbia, at the Jefferson hotel. Other officers elected were as follows: Thomas McAfee of Greenville, first vice president; J. B. Hatcher, of Gaffney, second vice president; J. S. Andrews of Greenwood, was re-elected secretary-treasury for the 11th year. Delegates selected to the national convention at Cincinnati In the fall were as follows: Thomas F. McAfee, E. L. Couch, E. L. Oulla and W. F. Cox. as a "Joke." Prohibition, he maintained, has taken from the grain growers one of his principal markets and thus is partly responsible for the plight of the farmers. Federal enforcement officers, said Representative Truman A. Snell of Carllnville, are for prohibition because they are making money. "Federal enforcement officers," , he said, "from Andrew Mellon ' down, have made more money out of prohibition than they ever did out of anything else." (Continued on Pace t, Col, 7) ! Grief-Stricken Parents Gather From Country Beside Ruins i FIVE CHILDREN OF ONE ; FAMILY ARE KILLED IN DEATH-DEALING BLAST j Instigator Of Crime, Insane After Tax Trouble, Also ; Meets Death j BATH, Mich., May IS. (AP) Touched off by an ap- parently demented farmer who jfell victim to his own devices, j two dynamite explosions at the Consolidated school here today brought death to at least 38 persons 33 of them pupils in the school. Most of ' them were tots ranging in age from six to eight years. Forty others injured, were in Lansing hospitals. TEACHERS VICTIMS The dead, in addition to the 33 pupils, whose bodies had been recovered tonight, were the farmer, Andrew Kchoc, who served as treasurer of the school district; E. E. Huyck, the principal; Miss Haze1 V-'eatherbee, third grade teacher, Glen Smith, Bath" postmaster ant". Nelson McFarran, a Bath resident. The latter two were passing th" building at the time of the explosion. Search of the ruins was continued until darkness overtook th; workers, after state police had estimated that from a dozen to 1. bodies remained to be located. The explosions at the school followed by only a short time a bias, at the nearby farm home of Kehoe The blast and subsequent fire de molished the Kehoe home and bam The entire north wing of the school, a three-story brick structure, was levelled by the blasts, which caught all the pupils indoors, over their books or engaged in recitation periods in their rooms. SURVIVORS TELL OF CRASH Survivors of the disaster describee' the explosion as an "awful crash' followed an instant later by thr clashing of the walls and the falling of the ceilings. Many of th( pupils were crushed at their desk; as the tons of bricks and beam; trashed down. State police, probing in tlv tangled wreckage of the . school found that elaborate preparation l.-d been made for wrecking th; building. The basement was criss-crossec' with a network of wires which wert connected to more than 500 pound of dynamite scattered in varioiu places. Search of the ruins war interrupted for a time while unes-ploded dynamite was removed State police said Kehoe apparently had carried the dynamite into thi school building during the nigh; and arranged iiis wiring. He was seen to drive up In hi? automobile in front of the building soon after classes convened, Completing his plans, he is believeo to have run a wire from his automobile, ' in which other explosive? were stored, to the charges in the basement. Rifle shells, several of which were found near the battered automobile, served as fuses. PRINCIPAL KILLED At this point, witnesses said, Huyck ran from the building and grappled with the farmer who set off the explosive by firing a rifle into the rear of his automobile. The detonation which killed both Kehoe and Huyck, set off the dyn amite placed in the basement, burying the teachers and pupils under tons of debris. Panic 'ensued among the school children with the first rumble of the blast outside. Terrified, both teachers and pupils rushed to the exits, only to b caught beneath the falling walls and celling loosened by the second blast. Some leaped to the ground from lower floor windows while others stumbled over the , bodies of (Continued on Page 14, Col. 4) How I'll Ask One 1. Who started work on the Panama canal many years before the United States secured the right of way and finished the job? 2. What Is the cacital of Peru? ' 3. Where Is the Hood river valley? Famous for what? 4. Name the member! of the Stata Supreme court. 5. Whom did Ilarry K. Thaw kill? 6. Who wrote "The Goldbui?" 7. What Is Scotland Yard? 8. Where Is Blarney Castl:? 9. What Is "Revelry?" 10. What. U the hichrst incorporated town iik South Carolina?

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