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r THE DAILY ARGUS -UEADER Evening Edition Evening Edition "SOUTH DAKOTA'S LEADING NEWSPAPER PRICE THREE CENTS On Trains and News SUnds St 16 PAGES SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA, TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 1938 cm ji mm n 1 p. 7, to U U U U Sl VJG Gibraltar Threatened, England Told Probers Score Williams' Speech TALK CENSURED AS UNFORTUNATE; STATEMENT MADE DpduIv WrA Administrator " r - .... . Urges Alliance to Stand by Friends VERSIONS DIFFERENT Speaker's Explanation, Re ported Remarks Vary-Statement Is Accepted Washington, June 28. (JP) The wnate campaign investigating com' mittee censured today as "unfortunate" a speech made yesterday hv Aubrev Williams, deputy wrA administrator, to the Workers Alli ance. The committee votea to accept, however, a statement Dy Williams that no political implications were intended in his remarKs to tne or canization of WPA workers. Chairman Sheppard (D-Tex) of the senate committee told news- mDrmen he would ask the Alii ance for the stenographic transcript of Williams' aaaress. Transcript Distributed Newspapermen informed him that the Alliance had distributed what purported to be a transcript of the talk in which Williams advised the workers to keep their "friends" in power. In a letter to Sheppard, made public by the committee, Williams summarized his talk and said he was unable to send the transcript because his remarks were made extemporaneously. What I said and what I am reported as saying are entirely two different things," Williams informed the committee in response to its request for information about his talk. Newspapermen attending the meeting of the Alliance reported JrVilliams told the workers: "Keep your friends in power. Judge those friends by the crowd they run with when they come to you and ask for support." The campaign committee, after a Special meeting called to consider Williams' letter of reply said it felt that "because of his position in the works progress administration the speech of Mr, Williams was unfortunate." It added that it hoped "all dispensers of federal funds will take note of the obligation which has 3een imposed on this committee, by he senate, to report to the senate ill such incidents as may be deemed come within the scope of the investigation." The statement asserted that "the committee accepts this (Williams') itatement." To Compare Reports Sheppard said, however, that if a ranfeript of the speech was ob-ainable from the Alliance, he would ompare it with Williams' own sum- Gamblers Score Tax Collectors; One Sided Case Levy on Gains Made in Opera tions But Losses Are Not Given Credit for Washington, June 28. WV-Two Corpus Christi, Tex., gamblers complained today that the government's tax collectors are running a "heads I win, tails you lose" game. Clyde E. Jennings and L. K. Mason appealed to the board of tax appeals, saying the internal revenue bureau wanted to tax their gambling winnings but refused to permit deductions for gambling losses. Mason said that in 1936 he received $32,979 from partnerships in gambling enterprises, but was refused an offset for $14,010 that he lost in personal gambling. Jennings received $16,295 from partnership gambling gains and sought a credit for $2,512 personal gambling losses. The government is trying to collect $3,013 additional taxes from Mason and $347 from Jennings. The law says generally that gambling losses may be deducted up to the amount of gambling gains. In these cases, however, the internal revenue bureau ruled that since the losses were personal and the gains were partnerships they could not be offset. HEIRESS WEDS K m k- ' - Ti'rn iiurn m jiff 1 Mary Duke Biddle, heiress to the Duke fortune, who was married at Durham, N. C, to Dr. Josiah Trent, 1 23. following a Duke university campus romance. Levine 'Clusters' Convicted by Jury Luck, Penn Found Guilty of At tempting to Collect Ransom Money Offered New York, HUNT BROADENED for Mccormick Area in Which Companion's Body Found to Be Thoroughly Searched (Continued on page 2: column 7) WEATHER AND ROADS Weithsr ana road Information b rhe Associated Press. Local tempera-Hire, barometer and wind velocity by H. Br-chtold, voluntary United Btatea observer in 81oui Palla, Official Forecast South Dakota: Considerable loudmess, local showers probable i central and east portions tonight nd Wednesday; somewhat warmer i southwest and south-central por-ns tonight and in central and sst Wednesday. Iowa; Partly cloudy tonight and 'ednesday, possibly local showers in ortnwest and extreme west porous: .somewhat warmer Wednes-Jv and in extreme west tonight. Minnesota: Considerable cloudiest tonight and Wednesday, pos-w.v local showers, except in north's' and extreme southeast por-ns. slightly warmer Wednesday, fwpt along Lake Superior. Nebraska: Partly cloudy in ex-" west, local showers probable .central and east portions tonight ni ydnes,day; somewhat warmer mh and in central and east etaiesday. lineal Temperatures Yesterday 6 p. m 74 9 p. m 68 12 Midnight... 65 Wind SE: 20-25 barometer rising Today a in a. m.'.',',' a m , Jon p. m Surrise 5-m. ' emperatures and precipita-linn for 24 hour period endinr ' A. M. today: Weather and Roads I A. M. High Low Roads 79 60 Good 80 59 Good .60 .62 .64 .66 .68 sunset 8:26. Alhiimiprniie N. 1W -Tun 58 m June 28. (JP) TWO aMy.m mnw throimh t.h. Tun .S? f tryInK CUeCt tended underbrush at the base of the $30,000 ransom originally of- Nortn Sandia peak today in a fered for the safe return of kid- hrnllni i,f f, nwni w. naped Peter Levine. 12, awaited sen- mlcki Chicag0 publishmg helr ,ost tence today as the state sought on a climbing expedition, to send a third man to prison on the Virtually abandoning belief that same charge. the youth might be lodged on the A jury at White Plains yesterday steep face of the peak, the search-found Fred Luck. 23, and Edward era prepared thoroughly to scour John Penn, 18, guilty of attempted the brushy terrain below the ledge extortion. which wie ooay oi nis compan- They were accused of trying to ion, Richard Whitmer, was found "chisel in" on the ransom money last Thursday, by pretending they knew the They were working on the theory whereabouts of the missing boy, tnat young McCormick gained the whose headless body was washed ft of the peak's sheer face with ashore in Long Island sound near "ttie or no injury, but was killed his New Rochelle home on May 29, lost or severely hurt in the lower tnrce months after he disappeared. I country wnue trying to reach, help ine maximum penalty is seven "r s companion. vears. we have eliminated all dors! As their trial closed. Mnrrit biiity that either of the bovs could Levine. father of the slain boy, tes- nave Rone very far up the face of titled in a New York City courtroom tne peak." said Mrs. C. D. Barnes against Santiago Gutirrpz. 2l-vpnr- of New York, voune Mccormick's old pantryman, accused of making sister, after a three-hour conference a soio ma lor tne ransom. ul searcuera last nignt. "veteran searchers have scaled the 'shield' and found the going very difficult. They do not believe tne boys could have made it far in the time they had. The fact that Dicky (Whitmer) wore sneakers in stead or climbing shoes also indi cates they did not intend to go to me top. -Late Bulletins- Mexico City, June 88. (JPh-Mexico City was rocked by heavy earthquake today ai 1:25 p. m. (2:25 p. m., E. S. T.). Reports of damage or casualties were not immediately available. Bicknell. Ind, June 28. (jP) Twenty tons of slate crashed today upon two miners in : the 1 American No. 1 coal mine near here, crushing them. to death. The victims were Clifford Page, 46, and John Fairhurst, 50. Herman Collins . dived beneath a conveyor and escaped the falling slate. ; ' Red Wing, Minn., June 28. (if) Forty striking employes of the Pittsburgh Flate Glass Co, linseed plant here returned to work today under an agreement on vacation pay and working conditions. Wages were not Involved in the controversy which brought strike June 15. Moscow, June 28. (JP) Vladimir Kokinaki today reported to . Joseph Stalin and other soviet leaders that he had successfully completed a 4,300-mile nonstop flight from Moscow to the soviet far east within 24 hours. Des Moines, la., June 28. (JP) Mrs. Horace Custer, 73, of AI-toona, la., who suffered severe injuries when butted into unconsciousness eight days ago by a ram, died in a hospital here today, Virginia, Minn., June 28. (fP) Arnold Silversteln, 25. St. Paul, drowned in Lake 14, 20 miles north of here today, deputy sheriffs were informed. He was reported to be here on a fishing trip. Minneapolis, June 28. OP) Mrs. Isabelle Donaldson, widow of the founder of L. S. Donaldson company. left an estate valued at $1,086,185.24 upon her death August 15, 1937. an inventory filed in probate court revealed today. Under the will, the bulk of the estate is left to Lawrence S. Donaldson, 11, a ' son. Motor Association E. Hutton, Sioux Falls, Elected Director of State Organization Rapid City. June 28. (fP) E. R. James, Rapid City, was elected president of the South Dakota Mo tor Trades association at the closing A;i:n 77 v.,. flU D-o:J t session of the 17th annual conven- Alllng ""'ear Uld Kesident of He succeeds Guy Minneapolis Wanders From Boy Scouts Aiding in Search for Man tion here Monday, Miner, winner J. J. Vershoor, Mitchell, is vice president and Dan Urquhart and Er nest R. Ball, both of Huron, were re elected treasurer and secretary, re spectively. The organization will hold a De cember meeting in Pierre. New directors elected include Jack Walker. Deadwood. George Beier. Watertown; Leo Rozum, Mitchell; Guy Harding, Pierre; C. E. Hutton, Sioux Falls, and Vershoor. The group adopted a resolution recommending that a state commit tee on publicity be set up, with an His Home Minneapolis, June 28. (IP) Boy Scouts Joined police today in a search of the Mississippi river bottoms near the Broadway bridge for an ailing 77-year-old man who wandered away from his home early yesterday. The man sought was John Car. penter, ill for six weeks and so feeble he was able to walk only with a cane. Relatives who reported him miss. 3tu- Falls Doking5 , frrr iron ., ' MiPl",'.' "Ti'cn . 'F'ri City 'tTtown Tdeen . rnripitat,jon: Pierre, - Kaniri rrlfT, ie. ai i iiWm irace' slies-Huron. J'on, Aberdeen, raining; others National Weather RnM '''hS?.'rVu,.,Hfnd 'iiitatloB for lv, rdln 7 n. m. vester- 63 61 60 61 57 57 60 59 62 82 78 79 77 84 79 79 59 .61 57 57 60 58 60 .05; Good Good Good Good Good Good Good Mitch V HUUm-llJ UC OCU Uk, W 1111 ail . , , . J ----- adequate appropriation, to attract 'ng- culd a$ understand how he . wt-c auic LU UUL OI UeU. dress himself in his best suit and leave witnout assistance. Mr. Car penter is a retired railroad man. Two Former Police Receive Sentences May Serve One Year to Life for Raymond Bomb Outrages in Los Angeles Los Angeles, June 28. P) Two former police officers, convicted of the Harry Raymond bomb outrage, will be taken to San Quentto prison this week unless new legal delays are enectea-Sentences that may keeD them be hind bars for life were imposed last night upon Earle E. Kynette, former captain oi tne police "spy" squad, and his lieutenant. Roy J. Allen. "I really believe you are as guilty as the jury found you," commented Superior Judge Thomas Ambrose in pronouncing indeterminate sen tences of one year to life each. . Raymond, who had Investigated vice conditions for a political reform group, was nearly killed when a bomb exploded in his automobile January 14. the traveling public to South Da- Kota. RFC Loans Available to Cities for Power Communities Wishing to Buy Current From Government Projects to Be Aided State Receives Drizzling Rains ?!on 'ceo : nnati ' 1.53 .12 1.30 "6i Kninea '. "v citv ? Citv".'! Lotus "'UDolia'" ''Tine Andes''";;";";;;;;;; High Low Prec. . SO S3 1.09 . m so . 83 74 . 70 M . 65 59 . 73 58 . 70 50 . 68 53 . 78 58 . 7 58 ... . . n 58 .... . 76 5 .... . 78 60 .14 78 58 - .... 80 50 .... 82 58 ... . 56 ... . Light drizzling rains visited mwh of South Dakota today. Showers xeii curing the morning at Huron. Aberdeen, and Yankton while Rarer! Washington, June 27. (IP) The City reported a night fall of .15. The facilities of the RFC were made unofficial total at Yankton up to 10 available today to cities seeking o'clock was .28 but there was less power rrom the governments new moisture in the Huron and Aber- hydro-electric projects. Chairman deen drizzles. Jesse Jones announced thu.t the RFC Overcast skies at Sioux Falls had agreed to buy $5,800,000 of started spitting rain just before noon Knoxville, Term., revenue bonds to and Watertown also was cloudy, enable the city to acquire the Knox Other points reported moisture in county distributing svstem of the the past 24 hours as follows- Pierre Tennessee Public Service Co. The X)5, Lemmon .08, and Mitchell .03. city will use TVA power. Jones said Knoxville expected to CUTPTT7V M hVVQ UnTUTD make "a very substantial reduction" OfJlULLI JVIAJMjO nUUVljU in rates to consumers and to amort- TT . n TnTTr m ttt a mi SaWffl SEW VARIETY CLUB MEMBER been no other formal applications Washington, June 28. (Pi J. to the RFC for such financing, in- Edgar Hoover, chief of the Federal quiries had been received from the Bureau of Investigation, received northwest, indicating applications rom Shirley Temple today a gold might be expected from the vicinitv membership card making him an of the Bonneville, Grand Coulee and honorary member of the Variety Fort Peck dams. An RFC agent Clubs of America. already is studying the loan pros- With it went a kiss and a short pects in the Columbia river area, he sneech t.h rhnn r l X avwavw v.jn .i said. standing on a chair. Lake Dam Collapses; Lowland Is Flooded Four Square Miles of Property Is Under Water Some Livestock Lost Burlington. N. J.. June IlPi Four square miles of land, mostly suburban property, remained under water today as a result of the collapse of a lake dam which drove 40 families from their homes. Water in Svlvan lakes a rpHps nf lakes about a mile and a half east of this city which is bordered on the west by the Delaware river, broke through the dam last night after a 24-hour rainfall Of nearlv Ave Inrhps Observers said the suddenly released wmer sounaea like thunder as it rushed down the gradual slope to the city limits 95 feet below. Some livestock was lost in the half mile path of the water. ROUte 25. a dual hitrWov ing New York and Philadelphia, was under three feet of water in some places and was shut off for 14 miles from Bordentown to Burlington. Railway Interests Discuss Wage Cuts Executives, Brotherhoods Gather m Chicago in First of Negotiations Chicago, June 28 to wjuiwav executives and renrpspntaftvp nf rail brotherhoods gathered here to- uoy ior a conference which was expected to be the forerunner to negotiations on th cam-We' ab. mands for a 15 percent wage cut. Representing the, nation's class A railroads was a ioinr. ennferpnre committee of 15 officials, five each irmn me east, west and south and headed by H. A. Enochs, chief of Personnel Of the Pennsylvania roll. road. Heading the renresenratlves of approximately 1,000,000 railroad employes was George Harrison, chairman of the Railroad Labor Executives' association. ENGLAND UNEASY; DEMANDS ISSUED TO CHAMBERLAIN British ' Indignation Mounts as Shipping Is Bombed Mussolini Watched CHINA WAR DEADLOCKED Japanese Planes Increase Bomb ing Raids Chief Air Base Object of Attack By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 24th anniversary todav of the shot that started the World war found the Chinese and Japanese stalemated in their war and saw Europe filled with tension as a result of the Spanish civil conflict. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated June 28, 1914, at Sarajevo, then in Austria-Hungary, now in Yugoslavia. Out of that shot grew the World war. Gibraltar Threatened Today in the British house of com mons the Duchess of Atholl gave what she said was details of Spanish insurgent guns "threatening Gibraltar" and said she would ask Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain tomorrow what he plans to do about them. Chamberlain already was faced by mounting indignation over continued bombings of British merchant ships in Spanish ports. Some quarters believed he would receive new demands to allow the ships to arm for defense. Adding to British uneasiness was a report from Rome that Premier Mussolini had held a conference with two of his foremost fighting men Marsnai rietro uadagio, cruel of general staff, and General Alberto Pariani, undersecretary for war. The purpose was not disclosed. Spanish insurgent air raiders bombed Barcelona this morning- one oay alter tne Spanish govern ment had accepted Great Britain' plan for a neutral commission to in vestigate bombings of Spanish cities, It was the first raid on Barcelona since June 22. There were no re ports of victims or damage. Insurgents Dislodged Spanish government commanders reported that insurgent forces were being dislodged slowly from their positions on the Valencia highway southeast of Teruel. On the coastal fronts however. wnere anotner insurgent army pushing south toward Valencia, government counter onensive was halted and the militiamen were hard pressed to stop a renewed uv surgent drive. witn tne cnmese-Jaoasese war boggec? down, most Japanese actions were in aerial attacks over South China. Japanese planes carried out new raids on Nanchang, chief air base of Generalissimo Chiang Kal Shek, but the extent of the damage was not Known. Chinese air forces officers said "dare-to-die" Chinese flier had sunk a Japanese gunboat in the Yangtze river, near Anking, 215 miles below Hankow, by deliberately' plunging nis ourning, bomo-iaden plane the vessel's deck. New Deal Policies Attacked, Spending Reduction Pledged; ' Goon Elected New Party Head Party in S. D. Pledged to Definite and Explicit Economy in Government WOULD REPEAL LEVIES Cancellation of Interest on Past Due Taxes Favored Would Regain Power Text of republican state platform is printed on page 7. Pierre, June 28. (JP) A lengthy platform, severely critical of the new deal and pledging South Dakota republicans to "perpetuation of constitutional democracy and preservation of freedom of opportunity and human liberty" has been adopted by the party's state organization for tne 19J8 general election campaign. Unanimously approved at the biennial state convention here late PARTIES MIXED UP Pierre, June 28. (JP) M. P. Beebe of Ipswich colored slightly when he seconded the nomination of C. J. Andresen of Chamberlain for state treasurer at the republican convention yesterday. While extolling Andresen's qualifications for the office, Beebe said, "this man has been a lifelong democrat." to Trucker Is Bound, Loaded Truck Taken Loss Estimated at About $15, 000 Driver Left Under Bridge by Captors Philadelphia, June 28. (JP) A truck driver was bound and gagged and his truck load of liquor valued at about $i5,ooo and other merchandise was stolen early today in the nortnern part or the city. Four men driving a car with Maryland license plates forced Frank Olechna, 25, to the curb as he was driving toward Scranton.' He was pulled off the truck and one of them drove away with the vehicle and its trailer. The other men forced Olechna into their car. bound him. nut a gag in his mouth, and left him under a railroad bridge. PROMINENT CHINESE VICTIM OF ILLNESS Shanghai, June 28 (JPhlS Ching' Mai, youngest son of the late Li Hung-Chang, died of a heart attack today at the age of 3. He held many important posts in the Chi nese government before the fall of the Manchu dynasty in 1912. Li Hung-Chang probably was the most famous Chinese of the later nineteenth century, practically dic tating tne loreicn policy of the country under the empress dowager. Remember 'Way Back When Men looked like they were poured into their trousers and button shoes were all the rage. Old Dobbin was actually a means of transportation and not just an exercise or sport. Ladies' hats resembled a cross between a flower or vegetable garden and a bird's nest. Lillian Russell was the toast of the American stage, and the Floradora girls were the popular sextette. Argus-Leader Want Ads have been the popular result producers for the public of South Dakota for years. And they're still going strong. No matter what you have for sale, rent or trade you'll find them both effective and economical. This one sold everything: "Child's bed .excellent mattress, ,high chair, toilet seat, drop leaf kitchen table, new large size wash tub, davenport. Call 2256." yesterday, the 14-page 24-plank declaration of republican policies commits tne party to a "consytU' tional and constructional approach' to tne nation s problems. Divided into three sections cover ing state, national and general issues, the document contains a wordy preamble which condemns tne new deal as "reactionary, op pressive and detrimental" to the best interests of the country. "In this (1938) election the American citizen must choose between candidates of the new deal with its record of wastes, ineptitude and callous disregard for sacred principles and institutions, and candidates of the republican party which proposes a constitutional and constructional approach to the nation's problems by reopening the gates of opportunity for men, land and money and by practice of the simple virtue of thrift," the preamble declared. Platform Adopted The platform, which occupied the attention of official and unofficial committees and major office candidates the past two davs nnrl nights, was adopted plank by plank by convention delegates. It was rewritten several times before it was submitted for final consideration by Boyd Leedom of Rapid City, platform committee chairman. The republican Dartv in South Dakota is pledged to "a definite and explicit economy" bv the nlatform. which advocates repeal of the general property tax of two mills for state purposes or abolition of one percent or tne present snips tat Passage of adeauate legislation mi. thorizing cancellation of interest on past due taxes and amortization of tne principal is also advocated. Reduced taxes run rnmn Vipct irom reauced spend ne " the ninr form declared. "We recognize that nie leaerai lunas are not eivpn hur taken from our people. We do hereby place the republican party in South Dakota upon a record as favoring a definite and explicit economy. There must be no new taxes levied but a decrease in nrespnr. taxes." The platform nronospri snip of ru ral credit land at reasonable prices and terms as fast as sound hnsin practice permits and promised legislation and administration to "correct the evils which exist" in operation of the state's penal and charitable institutions. The nartv also wan placed on record to administer aid to the needy and aged without reference to political affiliation. Other Planks Other Platform nlanirs ripallno with state problems pledged conservation of water and other natural resources; preservation of the permanent school fund: continua tion of state support for school districts; establishment of a teachers' retirement system, and enactment of a Civil service nlan anrtllrnhlp t i "ri"vlwl" w minor state employes. xue proposed teacher retirement STATE CHAIRMAN rikX- - J. D. Coon DELEGATES LAUD NORBECK SERVICE Death of Senator Represents Loss to State, G. 0. P., Resolution Says Pierre, June 28. P) Delegates to the republican state convention here yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution expressing the party's sympathy and regret over the death 18 months ago of Senator Peter Norbeck. The convention was the party's first official assembly since the senator's death. "In the death of Senator Norbeck the nation lost a wise statesman. agriculture a faithful friend, and the people of the 3tate a loyal and devoted leader," the resolution said. "May the Custer State park, which he conceived and to which he devoted such unselfish efforts, and tr Mount Rushmore memorial. which he made a reality, be perpet ual reminders to the people of this state oi nis services to them." The convention adopted several other resolutions, one of which suggested that the legislature give serious consideration to the advisability of a constitutional amendment which would provide four-year terms for elective state and countv offi cials. The proposal said four-year terms would eliminate the "almost continuous political campaign" that exists under the present system. (Continued on page 2: column 6) New Wage, Hour Bill Starts October 24 Washington. June 28 (jp cent floor under wages and a 44-hour ceiling over working time will go into effect October 24 for all wage earners in interstate industry. First, however, the president must biiaii, a wage-nour administrator. along With Committees renrpcpnrln employers, employes and the public, to study each industry and recom- iiieiiu wage aajustments. Mr. Roose velt signed the bill Saturday. ATHER 'STEALS' SON, DEFYING COURT ORDER Hot Springs .Tun 50 tax cv,. iff William Andre of Fall River county today appealed to officers throughout the Black Hills area to be on the lookout for a man named x.ank Johns, rharirpri nHfh ih turt of his seven-year old boy from the mother, who was given niistririw nf the lad by court order. - Sheriff Andre said the family's home is in Hendley, Neb., the mother having brought her son to Hot Springs after having been granted custody. Late Monday, the sheriff said. Johns came to Hot Springs and took the lad. Conference to Study County Relief Needs Dozen Areas Denuded by Grasshoppers to Be Represented at Pierre July 2 Pierre, June 28. (JPy Governor Jensen today called a conference to held here July 2 at which a program will be worked out to assist counties denuded of crops by grass hopper infestation. Commissioners of at least twelve counties will be invited to meet with J. B. MacMillan of the farm security administration, A. M. Eberle, state extension director, and M. A. Kennedy, state WPA administrator. The executive said he would notify the county auditors of the counties to have representatives at the meeting, the purpose of which will be to i determine urgent needs and to lay out a boundary for a special relief program to assist larmers In the stricken area to carry through their uvesiocK. The program agreed upon for the area then will be presented to heads of the respective relief agencies in wasnmgton, Jensen said. Counties which will be invited to tne session win be Haakon. Perkins Corson, Dewey, Ziebach. Campbell McPherson, Walworth, Hughes, Ed- munos, uunaio ana Harding. Today's Baseball AMERICAN LEAGUE Score R. H. E. Detroit 002 00. ..... Cleveland 050 0 . . !' " Bridges, Eisenstat and York; 'a'u len and Pytlak. R.H.E. Score-Chicago 0 St. Louis 2 Lee and Schlueter; Walk'up'arid Heath. Philadelphia at New York, postponed; rain. Washington at Boston, postponed' rain. Sioux Falls Man Is Named South Dakota State 'Party Chairman at Pierre McMURCHIE IS RENAMED Temmey, Ringsrud, Warnert Hammerquist Are Nominated . for Offices Pierre, June 28. (JP) The South Dakota republican party today was under the stewardship of J. D. Coon of Sioux Falls, newly elected chairman, and had adopted a platform and selected a complete slate of candidates with which to bid for votes in the general election this fall. The state convention of the party worked until nearly 11 o'clock last night to name seven nominees for state offices and to perfect its organization. There were contestj for four of the positions. The slate includes: Lieut. Gov. Donald C. Mc Murchle. renominated. Leo A. Temmev. Huron, for nr. torney general. -; Olive A. Ringsrud. Elk Point, for secretary of state. W. W. Warner. Onida, for auditor. W. G. Douglas. Willow Lnk. fnf treasurer. Earl N. Hammeraulst. Farming. dale, for commissioner of school and public lands. , unris Merkle. Leola. for railroad commissioner. . Coon threw some sham 1ab. nt th national democratic administration in his acceptance talk. Raps Relief Program Turning on the administration nf the relief program. Coon said. "Well prove to them this fall that hirelings can't win over voters who have the love or ireeaom in their hearts, even if they have more than three billion dollars to spend." He referred to the nomination of Guy M. Gillette in Iowa, declaring the administration used every resource in trying to beat a man who had voted to maintain America. Mrs. E. R. Doering, Parkston, was reelected state vice chairman, defeat- . ing Mrs. H. V. Wyman. Mobridge. Other officers of the party organiza-Mon- -who- -were renamed are Dr. Merle Pangburn, Miller, secretary; Harvey Jewett, Aberdeen, national committeeman; and Mrs. Mabel Kewman, Deadwood, national com-mitteewoman. C. A. Christopherson, Sioux Falls.-who served as convention chairman; was elected treasurer. Four ballots were required before any of the candidates for state treasurer received the necessary majority., On the first ballot A. J. Moodie, Lead, a former treasurer, polled 62,547 votes; Douglas, 57,733, and Carl J. Andresen, Chamberlain, 28,939. On the next three ballots Andre-sen's strength gradually declined as it was divided between the two leading candidates. The final ballot showed: Douglas. 79,894; Moodie; 69,906, and Andresen, none. Moodies' home county, Lawrence, voted against him on all tnree Daiiots. The majority necessary for nomination was 75,830. McMurchie, Miss Ringsrud and Hammerquist were nominated without opposition. Only one ballot was cast in the other three contests For attorney' general Temmey garnered 78,510 and Charles H. McCay, 72.718; for auditor. Warner. 93.598. and James o. Gilkerson, Armour, 54,789, and for riiuiuau commissioner, Merkle, 87,468; Barney McVeigh. Britton. 44,827, and Arthur H. Hasche. Watertown, 15,429. Candidates Speak The convention program, which opened at 11 a. m., was held up during the afternoon while the platform committee was completing its work. During the lull, Chairman Christopherson called on various candi dates who were nominated at the primary May 3 and other party leaders. Among the sneakers were Chan. vjumcjf, acutuurmi nominee; uiaays Pyle, candidate for short term U. S. senator; and the two congressional nominees, Rep. Francis Case and Karl Mundt. Harlan J. Bushfield, retiring stat chairman and nominee for governor presided until Christopherson was' named convention chairman. Gregory, s. D. The Interstate Power company has made an improvement with larger and newer transformers in the sub-station at Gregory. This improvement will les. sen the possibility of weak current when the load is heavy. Caffrey's Corner NATIONAL LEAGUE Score RHE Cincinnati ...100 002 2no s ii' 9 Pittsburgh ... .020 000 000 2 6 0 Vander Meer and rmharrti- Bauers, Brown and Todd. R.H.E. Score St. Louis ..:..007 010 Chicago 000 11. ! " Warneke and Owpn- Root, Epperly and OTJea. Boston rain. New York at Philadelphia poned; rain. at Brooklyn, postponed; post- Oh, don't you remember sweet Alice Ben Bolt? Ben Bolt was a terrible nut. She had a horse-pistol she raised from a Colt and a golf-stick she raised for a putt. They claim she went nertz in a "bolt" founderee, while twisting a "burr" 'round a thread. Then made wooden blocks in a toy factoree, and she made 'em by usln' her head en.,. the sorrels cams about, they would put her to rout, and the woodpeckers worked on her hat. And she claimed that she found that the world wasn't round by the fact that her beer tasted flat. One day when she didn't have sumpin to do, she married feller she knew. And when he married her, well, she married him. too oh, Ripley, make sumpin o that.) " , Now they live by the sea. where the porpoises be, and shi says it's a whale of a life. Fc he s crazy about her and every, thing else including his wifei. and his wife. . OABB r

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