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VOLUME XXXVI. No. 62. Successor to The lola Daily lEegi&t«r, The Iota VaWy Record, and lola Daily Index.' lOLA. KAS., MONDAY EVENING, JANUAIfY 9, 1933. The Weekly Register, Eatablished 1367 The Ipla Dally Regiiter. Establiiihad 1897 SIX PAGES RESOLUTION^ < REPEALVOTED? BY COMMITTEE Senate Judiciary Group Reports Favorajbly in ' Shoirt Session NEW OFFICIALS OF COUNTY INTO OPCE TODAY I r~ Four Jobs Change Hands At Cdurt House as fie- siilt of Election BLIND MEN FIGHT • OVER WOMAN Oakland, Calif.. Jan. 9. (AP)^ NO SPEECH MAKING Little Ceremony Attached To: Formality of • Taking Oath Pour newly-elecled county officers assumed ;their duties at the court house, today, although' there was .; none of the, fanfare and speech; making i^hlch accompanies the inauguration of new officials to state and national positiorLs. For the : most part, they walked into their ^ offices. tc«k off their coats, and started to work. And as', the four walked in, four • others wi|lked out. defeated by the I)eople atUhe election in November. With them too. \vent their deputies in some instances: ' The offices whicJi changed liands: ; county commissioner—H. 'V. Adams for John Tyler; county clerk—Ralph Elarton for Wilbur Clark; register of deeds-fMns. Ella McGinnity for j ; Mrs. Hnnn.'ih Wigner; clerk of the i district court—N. C. Kerr for Mis.s : Gladys Marmont. Mr. Elarton an-J ' nounced jiis deputy as B. M. Greg-"! ory; Mr. i Kerr will retain Mrs.: : Homer Tice; and Mrs. McGinnity . [ said she would keep Mrs. Wigner for] the time ijeing.'' Gregory a Former Deputy. Mr. Gregory, according to the new ; • county clerk, is a registered voter Two blind men, pals for years, becam^ rivals in love. Sunday they fought. One lies near death in a hJspital, the" other is in jail accuset; of knifing his friend. • FYon police reports of the fight, dnd the events preceding, it is redorded that: Manuel Licon, 38. stnlick the first blow when •the woman. Mrs. Elena Aguilar, 45, expressed a preference for Joseph Parker. 45. They, had asked that she choose. Parker is the wounded man. He bears many stab wounds In the abdomen. The men met Mrs. Agiiilar, who .can see, three yearsj ago. ! The police records shpw' that | they first visited her together, i then separately. She | treated them kindly. Jealousy came. She made her choice after hesitating, then saw the fight. Battling first with fists, the official account relates that Licon drew a knife when apparently bestqd by his older adver- sarj', When his rival fell, per- • haps fatally wounded, Licon fled leaving behind his hat and the only eyes he has—his caine. . Mrs. Aguilar at first refused to name Parker's assailant, but the cane pointed to. Licon who had groped his way back to a home for the blind, where he lives. CLEAR mil TO LEGISLATION ON CROP WAN FUND House Rules Committee Votes It Privileged Status Today TO FOLLOW AID BILL Professional Patient a Man of Nerve and Skill otto Fischl'sXife in Detroit As An Exposer of Quacli Doctors and .Charlatans Calls For Resourcefulness And An Iron Grip on Himself. Action Expected After House Disposes of Allotment Plan CHANG WILLING TO NEGOTIATE Armistice May Result in Short Time in China, Reports Say Tokyo. Jan. 9, Chang Hsiao-Liang lAP)—Marslia! military ruler of lola township, live.s on a 12-acre plot in Sterling Heights, and has °f North China, was reported today had two .terms as dejiuty county ] to have intimated his readiness to clerk of Douglas county for expcr-, :,cgotiate an armistice between Jap- icnce. Tice. Mr. Kerr's' assistant, is well versed in the routine of the court clerk's office. h:i;ving served as deputy und(?r Mi.ss Marmont. Mrs. Wigner has ! hart • several anese and Chinese forces at Shan- haikwan. Tlie Rengo agency and other Jan- ane.sc news disiwtches from Tient­ sin. China, reported the marshal's ' month.-,' .Fxperienc; in the office of i apparent readiness and said Japan- register of dcvicls to wliich she was' Pse expected the parleys to be open- appointed 'following [ th.' death of i ed shortly. Mp. John Brown la.st fall. ^ I A Rengo dispatch from Chinchbw, AlthrtiEili custom j dictates that j Manchuria, said the Chinese have new officers do not have. to report, expres-scd their readiness to nego- .fof duty iuntil noon, jmost of them ' liate an armistice and that General were on l^and this morning and aft- i Nakamura. Japanese commander, er taking; the oath .of office, began i named Major - Chujiro Miura to familiarizing them.sclycs with their; meet with General Ho Chu-Kuo, _ new work. • 'i j the ousted Chinese commander at Superintendent fjtlU Here. .v.v. : Shanhaikwan. The parley will open ^ One coiinty office doea not change .near that city, the dispatch said, hands today althougli another per- | (After the battle of Shanhaikwan. son has ijcen elected to fill it. That Chinese official rei)orts said Marshal is the office of supcnntendent of j chang served notice on the Japan- public instruction, which under the | ese that he did not care to deal jpartment estimates, that law is not vacated by the defeated ^vith them and requested that they supcrintcpdenl until July. . Another ^i^fX anv communications to the jcounty office' wliich does not change Nanking government, i hands with the majority i.s ttot of j j^^^^^^^ military leaders, how- county rea.surer Mclvni Pronk ^,^^^1 ^-atching move- '"•''?^.¥J,'''";-n''''"-'"'"''^ '""^•^'^'f; mems of Marshal Chang's troops nt-xt OctObt'r 10. . ..outh of shanhaikwan and in Easl- The oa^ o office which the m-• j^.j^^i ,irovince. cominK pfficials took follows: ' Washington, Jan. 9 <AP) — The house rules coirimittee voted today to give a privileged status to legis-, lation making available 103 milUon dollars for crop production loans in 1933. Preparations were going ahead, meanwhile, for the house proper to continue debate on the Democratic farm relie'f bill—winding up the general arguments in a three-hour course before the stage for amendments could be reached. Democratic leaders plan to consider the production loan bill immediately after final action is taken on the domestic allotment plan for fixing minimum prices on major farm crops. Chairman Jones of the agriculture committee appeared before the rules committee in behalf of extending the crop loan provision of the reconstruction act. Duplicate in Senate Now. A bill to accomplish the same end already has been approved by the senate. Total allotments to the agriculture department under the Reconstruction Corporation act." Jones testified, "amounted to $132,500,000. "Of this, the department advanced In production loans 64 million dollars and released back for use of the corporation in creating agricultural credit corporations $47,500,000. "On loans made in 1932 the department has collected 16 million dollars, of which 15 million dollars has been turned back to the corporation. "This leaves the production loan division of the department with 11 million dollars on hand. The .senate bill would make available only this 11 million dollars for 1933. The house bill provides ^lat the balance of the original 200 million dollars allotted to agriculture in the reconstruction act shall ' be turned over to the department for. u.se In 1933. Full Amount Not Needed. "This would be 92 million dollars which, in addition to the 11 million dollars on hand would make avail- I able an aggregate of 103 million dollars. "I do not believe, according to de- the full 103 million dollars will be needed, but the 11.million dollars in ,thc senate bill probably would prove inadequate." . As a condition to obtaining a production loan, the legislation would authorize^ the secretary of agriculture to require an acreage reduction Detroit, Jan. 9. (AP)—The healthiest man in Detroit today has bad angina pectoris in six langtiages, yellow fever in at least eight—including the Scandinavian—and spots before the eyes in practically every dialect. 'He is Otto Fischl, who speaks s ^ven languages, apd it is his business to be ailing. Never a day paas- ts that he doesn't "come down" with something. His last "ijlness" rbquired 63 different medicines to treat— only he didn't take any. ; The man of many maladies Is a sijccial, investigator for the city board of health, and it is his job to uncover medical quacks and charlatans who practice in Detroit. He was selected because he is in perfect health, and because he looks a "I do Solemnly swe '.Tr (o;- nfflrmi .-that I wjll support tiie cnr.stiiution of the United States lincl the consti- t'utinn ofi the State-of Kansas, and faithfuU.v^ discharge the duties of eaaen-.css for a localized settle'm?nt • ill Slianhaikwan. a foreign office siioke.sman indicated that Japan in• t er.ds to iiisist on terms likciv to (name of office). So help me God." ; jif.'^ far-reaching, effect in North Statute; permits u.sc of word "af-^ ^^hma. Involvmg treaties to which firm" instead of "swc^r" in in.^tanees ^ li'.l^?'-, •«.^^':>:^-. '"5,l"dmg the United where persons have conscientious scruples against taking an oath. Despite Japan's professions of | "P to 30 ijcr cent of the 1932 acreage. Jones explained this was purely , States, were parties. Any settlement, said the'spokes- The oath may be. taken either by placing the right hand n by raising the right hand. COP TAKES GUN FROM THUG man. must include a revival of replacing the right hand on a Bible or j °? S^'S ^se military move• ' ments embodied in the military provisions of the Boxer protocol. These were contained in identical notes exchanged between Japan. Patrolmab Kills a Min Who Draws fi '|\»=t Italy and Germany ^Revolver on: liim : '""d Chma from July 15 to 18. 1902. ; j They denied the Chinese the Kansa.s,'citv. Jan: 9MAPI -A gun-:'''!^'?t. '° station or march troops man, woiinded last night by L.. G . h "t^in seven miles of Tientsm, Port .Ellis, a state - highway patrolman. ^ °f P^nms. and gave who sought tp question him and a and gave commanders i of foreign garrisons along the Peip- companion in a. parked car on High- | hy-Shanahaikwan railway the ,! right to exclude Chinese troops from j a 7one two miles on either side of the ralhvav. way 71 In North Kan.sas City, died early tobay at 'General hospital without divulging his identity. When EULs sought tp question the \ CROWD AT CHURCH PLAY man seized the gun: and with his i left hand, deflectctl it, and at the ( PresUj-terian Auditorium Filled to same time drew his ^ own revolvejr; Cajiarity as Pastor Presents and fired upon his a.ssailnnt. "Why the Chimes Rang" The second mrtn escaped. Later a-; •• • man wasr arre.sted in'the vicinity of I The Pie.sbyterian church was the .shooting. He gave his name (is | crowded to the point of standing Henry Murry. St. Louis, and denlifd j room only last night for the presen- knowledge of the incident. ; tation of the play-pageant, -Why '-i ; the Chimes Rang." Approximately WEATHER and ROADS j 40n were present. :. I The playlet is short., occupying FOn K.^NSA.S- Fair, slishtly ! about 25 minutes, but it was pre- warmer tonight;"-Tuesday partly • sciT-ed last night with a finesse both cloudy ^th somewhat warmer in of stage setting and acting that has -southeast portion. For I^la and Vicinity: seldom been seen in lola church Fair to- j theatricals. The "stage" was most night•; pkrtly cloudy Tuesday: §ome- j artfully prepared to represent a what warmer. wood-chopper's hut in the fore. Weatlier outlook^for the week be- ! Rround with a blazing fireplace, and, ginninEt iMonday for the, Northern | upon'drawing a set of ciirtalns. to and Central Great^ Plain.s: Mostly fair in ;the south portions, occa- reveal a brilliant chapel and altar in the background for the second sional shows in north portions; tem- '•• scene. Really professional lighting pcraturdSi somewhat above normal i effects were produced by concealed ; near th^ heglnning and at the end of the week; rather cold in the middle parti 'Tompdrature — Highest yesterday. floodlights whase brilliance could be varied by a rheostat control.- The four speaking parts were taken by ibonald Leavitt, C. E. Russell 58: lowest last night, 28: normal for iJr.. Emerson Lynn,, and^ June today. 30; excess" jesterday. 13; excess since January i. 94 degrees: this date last .year, highest, 34; lowest, 13- .1 : I Precipitation for'the 24 hours ending at f a. m. todayi ,00: total for this year to.date, [00; deficiency since JahuarjMst. .36 inch. Relative humidity at 7 a. m. today. 86 per Cent; barometer .redticed to sea level, go.25 inches- Sun ijises, 7:39 'a. m.;! sun sets. 5:20 p.T(i: Wesather and; Dirt 'Roads. Empoi^a. Manhattan, Ottawa, Cof- feyvllle.|Sallna. Pittsburg. Arkansas City, 'Wichita, Topeka, qlear, "roads good. Thompson. All were carefully costumed and had been well] coached in their parts. Donald Leavitt, the "leading man," captured the entire audience with the excellence of his interpretation of his part and his fine, clear voice' which could easily be heard to the ends of the crowded church. The pantomime parts were also well taken by Wayne Archer, Milton Worthington. Axel Anderson, May Frederickspn. David Shannon, Margaret Trdmbold. and Dr. John Parkhurst, all of; whom were cos- timied. The play was staged and directed by the Rev. R. D. Snuffer, pastor of the Presbyterian church. permissive and that .where a farmer had cut his acreage sharply in 1932, it • was not intended he should be forced to make another large Cut in 1933. I The rules committee voted a rule that,would permit one hour of general home debate before the measure is ready for amendments. It is planned to sut)stitute the house bill for the senate; plan. > Representatives Puller (D., Ark.) and Wilsdn (D. La.) appeared in behalf of the speediest possible action in making the 1935 funds available. lOLAN MAY BE HONOR OFFICER Adclaine Reid Into Race for Honorary Post in R. O. T. C. NO NEW TAXES THIS SESSION Rainey Also Comments on Demands of Governors For Highway Money Wa.shington, Jan. 9. (AP)—Asserting he did not believe either the proposed raise in income taxes or the sales levy could be enacted at this session. Representative Rainey of Illinois, the Democratic floor leader, today advocated strenuous efforts be made to. balance the federal budget through economies. In that connection, he made public a letter he addressed to 14 governors in which he opposed their demands for enactment I at this session of a 100 million federal highway aid bill and ask^d them ,to "tell us how we,are gjlng to get the money for it." • "There is tremendous opposition in congress to Increasing either the income taxes or levying the sales tax." Rainey told newspapermen. • "I personally believe we can balance the budget without resorting to taxation." The highway bill to which Rainey referred *as passed by the senate last spring and has been reported by the house roads committee. Himdreds of telegrims have been received from governors and state highway officials urging the measure. "We are going to stop it from coming up if we can," Rainey said. "It would make our budget balancing program more difficult." Rainey said he had received telegrams from foiuteen governors and had sent, them all the same letters in which he >ald: "May I call your attention to the fact that conditions now are unusual, that out* deficits are now 100 million a month in spite of the new land irritating! taxes now in force. little like a man about to be stricken with practically everything. Faschl's job isn't a pleasant one, and often It has proven dangerous. Always he is in disguise, and always he has a symptom, sometimes many symptoms. He buys a sample of the medicine prescribed, testifies to the method of treatment offered, and starts on another case. Recently he visited the office of a foreign-speaking "doctor." disguising himself as a factory laborer. In his best Bohemian, he listed an array of symptoms, and gave a foreign name. The "doctor" asked him to He on an cT ^amlnlng table. Then, dehber- ately, he drew from his surgical case a long, thin knife. He leaned over his patient. "Do you happen to know a fellow by the name of Otto Fischl?" he asked, quietly moving the knife closer to Fi^chl's chest. "No," said Fischl, his heart turning a handspring. k The "doctor" abruptly walked across the room and stood for sev- t^l minutes'beside a window. Suddenly he wheeled about. "Hey, Fischl!" he called. The trembling patient made no move. Finally the man strode to his side. You know what?" he said, grinning. "I thought for a minute you were Otto Fischl, the detective. And,, you know what? If you had answered my call I would have carved out your heart!" Fischl completed his case and left, in a hurry. Only once, during a long career, has he been exposed. That was,by a woman, to whom he went, dressed as a laborer, speaking a Slavic dialect. The woman answered him in Slavic, and made a thorough examination. She tapped his spine, listened to his heart, and asked him to cough. Then she told him to put on his coat and vest. In perfect Enijlish she said: "I'mi very soriy, Mr. Otto Fischl, but there's nothing wrong with you!" That was on'j case he lost. LANDONINAS GOVERNOROF STAT£ TODAY SIMPLE CEREMONIES kARK ^NAUGURA- TION AT TOPEKA BACK TO REPUBLICANS All Eleven Officials Sworn In Are Members of the Governor's Party • Topeka,, Jan. 9. (AP)—Pledged to a program calling for efficiency, drastic economy and reduction in expenses, Alfred M. Landon; accepted with "reverence and huniUity the great responsibility which ijhe people of Kansas have conferried upon me" at his Inauguration today as the twenty-sixth chief executive of the state. ; "It will be my purpose to put every effort into transmitting the will of our people through the state government of Kansas," said the 45- year -old oil producer In his Inaugural address at a simple ceremony attended by 3,500 legislators, officials, parly leaders and others who crowded into the city auditorium. ^ ' The new chief executive took over the guidance of the affairs of state from Governor Harry H. Woodring, a Democrat, who in his final appearance as governor wished his Republican successor, "full measure of 'success." , As Governor Landon concluded his addroBS, he turned to Chief Justice William A. Johnston of the Kansas supreme court, who administered the oath of office, as he has done at numerous other state inaugurations during his 48 years on the bench. Salute Fired on Time. National guardsmen stationed just retiring first lady of the state. Miss Lida Woodring, sister of the governor. A band from Independence, Governor Landon's honie town, paraded mto the auditorium to the tune "Hall, Hall, the Gang's All Here,',' just after the dignitaries were seated. After the call to order by Harry W. Colmery of Topeka, executive chairman of the inaugural committee, Frank Carlson, RepubUcan state chakmai^, took the gavel. Dean Ira Pratt: of Washburn college led the aludlence, in singing "America," after which the Rev. Frank H. Ebright. pastor of; the First Methodist Episcopal church at Independence, home of Governor Landon, uttered invocation. In a brief address, Carlson expressed the hope the new administration "will enter Into its duty with the wholehearted support of all Kansans." "With a united front," Chairmari Carlson said, "we can look confidently- forward to a new day—to a new era with the results passing on for the common benefit of the whole people." A Show of ConHdifnce. Chairman Carlson retailed that the Republican party "h: .s had the responsibility of state t'c.vemmeht for all but 12 of .the 72 years that have elapsed since statehood ; was bestowed upon us." "This remarkable' show of confidence," he added, "on the part of the people'of this state and as: a Republican I am proud-of the fact that the party iias never in any way betrayed that confidence." After Secretary pf State Ryan called the roll of officers, new and reelected, they'-were sworn in, one by one by Chief Justice Johnston. Wearing badges with the inscription ;"Alf's neighbors," 224 friends of Governor Landon came by special train from Independence to attend the ceremony. Another special train brought another large d'-legation from Kansas City.. Prior to the inaugural ceremony, the retiring governor and the new chief executive, along with other state officials, rode in automobiles from the capitol to the auditorium. The customary parade was 'dispensed with, at Governor Landon's requost for an economical ceremony, and the only escort was com'posed of two motorcycle policemen. FOR Li L? GISLATURES _ WOODRING HYDE PARK NOW. outside the auditorium fired a 'n -jp^^ „, i ~ , ,„„. gun salute to the new governor.' *° i^""'^' The audience 'sang the national!. Rposevelt Second Time. ! anthem. „, , , I While Governor Landon made no'„ 2°^^^ J -J? ^^^^Z' mention in his message of his pro-i""": "*"^.'P' hton&it his Artichoke May Prove Valuable I will. greatly: appreciate It if all the governors \and highway directors who are sending telegrams to memt>ers of congress in connection with this appropriation would tell u& how we are going to get the money for it." ' Rainey said that not one of the governors had replied to his letter. Tlie telegrams started when the house provided only 35 million for federal aid in the coming fiscal year he said. HOME A LOVE NEST Widow May Reveal All, In Probe of Death of Chicago Bandmaster {Sprcial to .Th* Register.) • Manhattan. Kas., Jan. 9. —Adelaine Rcid. lola, has been nominated by .the advance military students a,t Kansas state college as a candidate for honorary colonel or ma- .ior of the R. O. T. C. Miss Reid, \\\\o is aimember of Chi Omega sor- oHty. is a senior in the division of homo economics. One honorary colonel and three honorarj' majors will bC'elected and presented in uniform at the annual military ball, to be held January 14 at the Wareham ballroom., This party, which will officially open the spring social season on the campus, is the only all-school formal. Arrangements have been made for broadcasting a part of the party. Invitations for the ball have been extended to the governor and adjutant-general pf Kamas and the commanding officers of the military posts in Kansas. Dr. Heckert at Topics. The speaker at Current Topics tonight is Dr. L. C. Heckert, a memljer of the faculty of Pittsburg State Teachers College. Dr. Heckert's topic will be "Chemistry in Industry and Invention" and those who have heard the lecture declare it is most Informative and entertaining. The Science Club at"~the Jimior College has been Invited to attend the meeting, and any othets, tmable to come to the dinner, -ft-ho wish to drop In a few minutes before seven, when the talk will begin, will be welcome. The meeting will' be held at the Portland Hotel. Chicago, Jan. 9 (AP)—Attorney [James M. Burke today told police ' investigating the slaying of Edwin Schildhauer that the bandmaster's widow had decided to "reveal that tiieir home became a free love nest where married couples shared husbands and wives indiscriminately." Mrs. F'rances Schildhauer would come from seclusion In the home of friends and tell Captain John Stege "the whole story of her life," Burke said. "If .she was unfaithful, so was her husband and so were all the others.'" he said. "Frances is anxious to cooperate with authorities and assist in bringing to justice the murderers of her hu.sband." ' Mrs. Schildhauer, comely young widow of the music Instructor of Austin high school, made herself inaccessible to police after questioning last week. She has Insisted she saw two men force her husljand into an automobile on the night of December 10. He was found shot to death later that night. Capt. Stege said he would question any persons named by Mrs. Schildhauer in her story, but that he was most interested in events just preceding the slaying. . Former Governor Near Death. Los Angeles, Jan. 9 (AP)—No hope for the' recovery oif Lee Cruce, 69, former governor of Oklahoma, was held today ajt the home of his daiighterj Mrs. Lorena Cruce Norris." where he was'stricken with paralysis while -visiting here. IP YOU MISS THE REGISTER CALL 157 OB 520. ' LEON TROTZKY SERIOUSLY ILL Former Leader In Rufsia Snfferinji: from Unnamed Malady. Istanbul. Turkey, jdn. 9. (AP)— Leon Trotzky, exiled Russian Bolshevik, was reported seriously ill today at his residence on Prinkiiw Island. His • secretary, Jan Frankel. has gone to Europe to bring back a foreign specialist to treat Trotzky. The nature of the malady was undisclosed. Wanderer Not a Beggar. Kansas City, Kas., Jan. 9. (AP)— An apparently penniless wanderer, Thomas C. Jones, CHiariton, la., was found to have nearly $i000 foUow- Ing his death, the result of an im- successful attempt to board a freight train. ' Ames, Iowa, Jan. 9. (AP)—Corn belt fanners have for years thought of the Jerusalem artichoke, commonly known as the wild sunflower, merely as a persistent weed. But no\V the golden .glint of this plant is regarded in a different light, for agricultural workers in Iowa State college see in It the basis for producing levulose, a very sweet sugar. • On the roots of this giraffe-like plant are tubers—resembling small sweet potatoes—that store up the valuable sugar. Through the perfection here of a "semi-commercial" process levulose is now being marketed at one-sixth to one-twentieth of what it cost a year ago. Sharing honors of perfecting the new process are Professors John Buchanan. R. M. Hlxon, J. H. McGlumphy and J. W. Eichinger Jr. These, who for the last seven years have conducted research in the project, predict that if the process were enlarged and put on a commercial scale, the sugar perhaps coiild be produced at 20 cents a pound. Levulose, the scientists sayi is readily digested and Is more than one and one-half times sweeter than cane sugar. E. S. Haber of the vegetable crops section of the Iowa agricultural experiment station says: "To date, no commercial factories have been set up for the production of levulose sugar. I would npt advise growing the crop linless a market is established previous to the planting. It is adapted for growing over a wide margin of territory. It does well on all types of soils." Commercially the " sunflowers are cultivated in much the saime manner as potatoes, says the.horticul-' turLst. They are relatively immune to disease and pests. After maturing, in the fall, the rank stalk growth is first removed, then' the tubers are harvested with a modified potato digger. Tests at the Iowa experiment station show.that a yield of about 13 tons of tubers per acre can be obtained from the wild sunflower. Results based on the project shpw that a ton of tubers will produce about 130 ipounds of refined cellulose. By-products of the refining process, particularly the residue from the pressing operation, which is high In nitrogen content, have possibilities as a fertilizer. gTam! hVLar ;n=d the th^eme ^o ^ .t°^?,i°^^& of his message to the legislature,' ?r^-P/'^%^ ^° ^^^'f' ^l^^ Z"^' rnnvpnina in hin„n.oi .ocei ^if^.li 1N. Y., for a Conference With Presl- ; dent-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Governor Woodrhig wll leave" To- WOMAN DIES AFTER FUNERAL Saliiian Remarks. About Recent Deaths of Friends, Drops Dead. Salina. Kas.. Jan. 9. lAP)—A few minutes after retiirning to her home near Solomon from attending the funeral services of her friend. Mrs. Catherine Cusick. and remarking to her hiisband that most of her girlhood friends had died recently, Mrs. Mary Ann Gatschet, 64. started for the mall box in front of the house but collapsed and died before she reached there. K. C. Cafeteria Robbed. Kansas City, Jan. 9 (AP) — Two men held up Louis States and Francis Walton, employes of the Engleman cafeteria here today, bpimd Uiem, and robbed the cafeteria's safe of $1,100 and escaped. peka tomorrow; remaining in the capital for the inaugural reception tonight. His meeting with the president-elect will be their second since the November election. The first was In Warm Springs, Ga., in December. Kansas Democratic leaders have predicted, privately, that the retiring governor will Join- President­ elect Roosevelt 's, official family. Some published reports have placed lim in the" cabinet as. secretary of agriculture, Tjut Democratic leaders have been Inclined to believe he will be appointed to some other position. Governor Woodring has declined to comment on the various reports. BRIDE DIES IN CRACK-UP First Ride with Husband Proves Fatal as Chri?ty Mathewson Jr. Dives to Earth in China convening in biennial session Tues-! day noon, will be a return to "the old fashioned principles of frugality and economy." In keeping with campaign pledges for "efficiency, drastic economy and reductions In expenses." the governor -will recommend to the lawmakers departmental consolidations, salary reductions and other meas-, ures designed to bring relief to the taxpayers. Opening at noon, the Inaugural ceremony required an hour. The veteran Chief Justice Johnston administered thi oath to ten minor state officials and members of the supreme court before swearing in the new governor. All 11 officials, six of them reelected last November and entering upon" a new term, and five new, are Republicans. Hutchinson Heads List. The;reelected officials: Associate Justices William Easton Hutchison, Garden City, and John S.. Dawson, Hill City, of the supreme court;; Will J. French, St. John, auditor; Tom B. Boyd, Topeka, treasurer; Roland Boynton, Emporia, attorney general, .and Charles F. Hobbs, Baldwin, insurance commls- sipner. Associate Justice pawson entered upon his fourth six-year term, and Associate Justice Hutchison upon his first full . six-year term. "The latter'was apppinted by former Governor Ben S. Paulen in 1927 to fill a vacancy, and the next year was Elected for the remainder of the un- tixpired term.! Auditor French started upon his IJourth term. Treasurer Boyd and Insurance Commissioner Hobbs upon their third term, and Attorney General Boynton on his secPnd. All .state officials except members of the supreme court are elected for two years; • i . Five new officials were sworn in. They were; | Landon At The Top, Governor Laiidon; Walter G. fhieie, LawreiTce, associate justice of the supreme court; Charles W. Thompson, Topeka, lieutenant governor; Frank J. Ryan, Kankas <3Ity, secretary of state, and W. C. Austin, printer. The latter, state { printer fropi 1911 to 1915, will not assume his diities, however, until i July 1. Ryan was secretary of state from 1923 to 1929. The retiring state;officials; Governor Woodring; Associate Justice E. R. Sloan, Holtoii; Dr. J. W. GrayblU, Newton, lieutenant gov^ emor. and E. A. Cornell, Topeka; secretary of state. One Democrat remains in office, W. T. Markham, appointed state superhitepdent of public instruction by Governor Woodring recently to fill th^ Vacancy caused by the death of George A. Allen Jr., Republican, who was reelected last November. Markham will serve until 1934. He was Introduced at the ceremony but did riot receive the oath of office as he was sworn In last month. The ceremony began shortly after \ wARY OF UNCLE SAM'S CASH the seating of the state officials.] Shanghai, Jan. 9 (AP)—Christopher (Christy) -Mathewson Jr., «)n of the famous baseball.player, was.] improving today from serious Injuries received In a plane accident which took the Ufe of his bride of two weeks. His wife, the former Margaret PhllUps, :of Philadelphia, was taking off for her first flight with "her flying instructor-husband yestertlay when- the giant two-motored pl.ane suddenly nose-dived in the river bank on the outskirts of Shanghai. She died a half-hour later in a hospital J where young Mathewson was lying today with two broken arms, a broken leg and other injuries. The couple were married last Christmas eve hi a double-wedding here. The other couple married that dqy, Ellis Shannon, who like Mathewson was an Instructor In the Chinese aviation school at Hanchow, and the former Elizabeth Reid, of Richmond, Va., were spending' the week-end in Shanghai with the Mathewsons. "piey had planned to return to Hanchow in the. plane with the Mathewsons but just before the departure, decided to go by train. Mrs. Mathewson Sr., widow, of the former New.York Giants pitcher and the BIfe Six" of baseball fame, was In Hanchow. She left fcr .Shanghai when Informed of the acc.dent. Resolution! Must Be Ratified by Siiate Law-Mak-. ersiiiTYears • Washington. 'Jan. 9. (AP)-JAfctlBg wlthi unexpected speed the senate judiciary committee sent a prohibition repeal resolution to the seriate today "with a favorablfijreiiort; In a. single session, the committee voted almost unanimously to report the Blaine repeal resolutloi^, slightly modified to limit thej ratification period to se-ven. years. ' > The resolution proposes to repeal the eighteenth amendment, protect dry states from shipments of liquor, and permit congress to legislate against return of the saloon. ; The action- was taken In an executive session lasting only an hottr i and a half at which Chairman^ Blaine submitted the favorable report from his subcommittee which drafted the measure. ; / There was considerable discussion of the provision for submitting tlie resolution to state legislatures iri- stead of state conventions biit trie committee voted to retain It. Protection''Clause Retained. The protection for 'dry states aiid the provision for congress to legislate against the return of t^ saloon were also retained on sepir rate votes. -' It was the first time a standii)g congressional committee has approved a measure to ^ repeal t ^e eighteenth amendment since it went into effect 13 years ago this month. The vote by which the resolutltjn was favorably reported ^-was 10 to .J4. Tliose voting for It were: Senator Blaine (R., Wis.) Hastings (R., Del.); HebCrt (R., R. L); Austin, (R., Vt;); and the following Democrats: Ashurst, of Arizona;— Walsh, of Montana; King, of Utah; Dill of Washington; Bratton, pf New Mexico and Neely of 'Wtest Vh*- glnia. > ,• * . These opposed were: Senators Robinson, (R., Ind.); Schuyler, (R., Colo.); Black, (D., Ala.); ' atid Chairman Norrls, (R., Neb.) Borah' Absent at Vote. _ , Senators Borah (R., Id 'aho); Schall (R., Minn.), and. Stephens (D.;~Mlss.), -were absent when the vote was taken. Borah sat through part of the discussion but left, bfe- llevlng no vote would be taken. \'' The Blaine resolution was approved as. reported by the subcommittee with ' the following section added: ' .' "Section 4—This article shall be Inoperative Unless It shall ha,ve been ratified as an ariiendment to the constitution by the "leglslatu^s of the several states .within sev^n years from the date of the submfe- slon hereof to the states by the congress." ,; J- The text of the original proposal t to which this was added follows: . "Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of Ariierlca In congress B;S- sembled, (two-thirds of each house concurring therein), that the following article is hereby pix)posed as an amendment tp the cgnstltution of the United :States, which shaU pe . valid to all intents and purposes, as part of the constitution when ratified by the legislattires of thr^e- fourths of the several states: ; Repeat the First Thing. : :• "Section 1. Tlie XVIIIth artiqle of amendment to the constitution .of the United States Is hereby repealed, i "Section 3. The tra.n^portatlon pr importation into any state, terii- tory or possession of the United States for deUvery or use therein of intoxlcatihg liquors. In violation of the laws thereof. Is hereby pix>- Tilblted. , > "Section 3. Congress shall haVe concurrent power to regulate or prohibit the sale of intoxicating liquors to be drunk on the premises whesre sold." . ' : • -A motion by. Senator Bratton Jo substitute ratification by conveh- (Continued on Page 6, CoL %.)• ROOSEVELT MUM Conversations ,With Sttmson pa. Foreign Relations "iiot Revved BEGGAR DIES WITH $7100 Deposits 'Show Small Fortune Belonging to Man in Flophouse. Chicago. Jan. 9. (AP)— Jacob Ger- manl, 65, believed by police to have made his living by begging, was found dead', presumably of heart disease, in a "flophouse." Bank books found in his clothing showed be had $4600 on deposit in one Chicago bank and $2500 in another, ^ new and old, 75 national guard,officers, and othet dignitaries, on the platform. Among the latter were two former governors—Henry J. Allen and George Hodges. Mrs. Landon There. In the audience were Mrs. Landon, the new mistress at the executive mansion, arid the governor's 15.;ear-old daiighter, • Peggy Ann. Seated with Mrs. Landon was the Robber Tells yictim He Wants Only His Own Money Freeport, 111., Jan. 9 ifAP)— The robber who, interrupted George Fink's mail deliveries todayi had no desire to offend the government. "It's your dough cle Sam's," he said I want, not Un-: to Ftak, a city: mail carrier. He took,Rnk's $1.50 and departed. Hyde Park, N. Y., Jan| 9. OAP)— President^-clect Roosevelt and S^- - retary Stimsori discus5,ed the whole field of international relations at informal luiicheon conference here today but each declined to disclose specific details of the discussion ipr publication., ; At the table In the' dining room of the Roosevelt home here Mr. Roosevelt arid the seci^tary of sttft© of the Hoover cabinet received newspapermen before setting otit togetji- er by automobile In ai driving snowstorm for New York City.' "It was very delightful to have the secretary of state to lunch," said the president-elect. "Everything in reiktion to foreign affairs was discussed. We will continue the conversation- on our' way to New York;- M . "I endorse thoroughly what .tjie president-elect has said ^bout the delightful »lunch," smilingly interposed Mr. aitlmson. "The converat- tlon was most satisfactory." • There was no amplification of the statements.; It was presumed, of course, that the desire of Mr. Roosevelt to have the secretary of state here at this time was. Indicative «f a detennina.tlon on his part tQ tajce prompt action on the;econohilc, disarmament and debt iisues confronting this coiintry in the field of f<|r- eign affairs, *

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