Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on January 14, 1933 · Page 1
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VOLUME XXXVi; No. 67. > Snceesior to Tbe lola Daily R«cl(tar, 'fba lola Daily Beeord, and Iptk Daily Indaz. lOLA, KAS., SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 14, 1933. Ths WMkly RccUter. £atablia)ied 1967 The loU DaUy ResUter, XatsblUbed 1897 FOUR PAGES eHRISTMAS SEAL lALE HONORS TO JDNIOR HIGH GIRL J Jeart Marie Cowan Turns ^ In M< ijst Money >f Any : \- Stamp Salesmen LETTERS NOT IN YET * : ^-1— County Chairman Anxious \: To Get Them Back Be. ^ fire Deadline. A juni( r . high school student, Jean Mari j Cowan, dau^ter of Mr. . and' Mrs. ft.nEelo Cowa&, turned In more money than any 'other Inde; pendent. v rorker . in the Christmas ; Seaj campiign,' a check's of the records showi d today as the drive was beiiffi brought to a clos«>. i Tfie amc unt of money- Jean Marie tunied, in from her o\vn. sale of stamps wa i not disclosed, but it was •• considerab y above the ainount returned by her nearest -competitors, " virtijaliy all of whom were adults. : ThL*: recorl. however, does; not In, elude the u 'ork of Mrs. George Vosse [who; had charge of the sale of f Christmas Seal bonds, a number of ;whl(^ she sold. \ Tlie. preliminary estimate of the work done in Alien county this year '.showed oic discouraging phase. Mis? Grace Mckinney, who had charge of, the campaign.;said today. She rcfJort ;d that ofj the 2000 en- ;yeJopi*s ccntaining $1 worth of •stamps wh ch were distributed over .ilhe county 900 of them were un- "i-eportcd a.« yet. ' | : ' * Jilust Be Accounted I''or. • Ml^i; McKinney stn»ssfed the fact ,tbat she Ls responsible to the .state organizatioh for every'.stamp that Is ^sent out bi' -the county igroup, and rthat unless either the 'mpney or the LJ>tamp.s Is returned; the ciounty body ^wlll find itself in an embarrassing; ^pasliloh.- Sic urged, therefore, that Severy'perse n who has'one of the ^envelopes icturn it to her Imme- '-diately, or| f the stamps have'been i-used, to re nit their value in cash. -^The ddadlir o is set at January 16. i After Ja luary 16, the first ac' curate-recoird will be made of the "results of the Christmas' Seal sales ;in Allen cotmty for 1932»33. So far, '^however, M iss McKinnej? and' those iworking wilih her during the drive, have found encouragement in the /act that al ;hough complete returns are not in yet, they believe that when all thj money is acfcounted tor it win not fall far short of the amount received in 1931-32. This, they think, is. a credit tO the com- niunitir Jand^ the county In view of FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH HAS ITS BACKERS Friday the thirteenth, that dread combination of bad days with evil numbers, (at least in some people's minds), holds no terrors for at least three persons who were in lola yesterday. h man and a woman, who requested that their names be withheld by Probate Judge Travis Morse until February 1, were issued a license by him yesterday to enable them to start their wedded life then in spite of the evil omen of the day. The other person, Ross Arbuckle. said today that Friday couldn't come on the thirteenth of the.month too often to please him. Arbuckle, who is a Plymouth dealer, said he sold three new autoinobiles in two hours last night—each for cash plus the traded-in cars. the relativei which they been used stamps and which hcreti against the y lower economic trend recognized to exist. Economy to Help. And this ^oss income, they point out, will b^ effected less than in former years by items of overhead expense. - The strictest economy has \n distribution of the in the .clerical work Dfore has been charged fund. This year Miss McKihney lerself will compile the complete • county report gratis instead of paying some other person for the \iforL All supplies which were not absolutely needed were not purchased, but those which were needed, were bought from local merchants, the business beiiiig distributed as evenly as possiWe. One of the economy features of ihe campaign this year was' the distjributlon of seals by Individuals ratier than by mall, thereby saving tie postage 'which has beerj a considerable item of expense in the past. METHODIST CAMPAIGN AT END ScrvJCM i>urday Brfns: Revival At ; PlrJ^ Cjhnrch to a Close. Sunday will be the closing day of the rovlvnl :umpnlgn at the First MethodlBt church by the Rnv. W. P. Wharton, ^)a itor of the church, a.s- slsted by Mr and Mrs. R. R. Shirk, song.'evangel sts. Special features win <;hnracte -izc cnch sci-vlce of the day, Mr. Whlirton .said. : Sunday SBC lool opens the series dt 8:4S I. m, followed by the church service at 11 a, lii. at which time applicants will be received Into membersh p. The Intefdediate and senior Ep- wortli, Icaguds will meet at 6:30 p. m.; and 'the final service will be held 6t "1:30. Members of the congregation' are urged to bring bits of silverjand |old for the crucible. • Healing on Expansion. Washington. Jan. 14. (AP)— Ghairinah Steagall of the house bankli)g committee said today tliat hearings will be held on currency expansion proposals but that He doubted "whether there will be any legislatloii this' session." ; _ WEATHEII and ROADS FOR KANSAS—Fair and warmer tonight and Sunday. Temperature — Highest j-esterday 5'4; lowest last night 21; normal for today ^0; excess yesterc&y 8; excess since January 1st. 139 degrees: this dafe last year—highest 32; low^est 25; , Precipitation for the .^.24 hoiu-s ending at, 7 a. m. today, .00; total for thlsiyiarto date, .00; deficiency since J^niiai^ 1st 56 inches. Relative humidity at 7; a. m. today 89 per cent; barometer reduced to sea level, 30.25 ipches^ Sim rises 7:38 a. m.; sets 5:25 p. Kansas We&ther aOjd DiH Roads. Topekft, Aijcansas Ctty.i.Wichita, Sallna, elear,' roads good.. - ManhEittan, Emporia. Ottawa. BH roods gt^; clear. • ' Ootlvptm, clear,, roads ^ood. SCOTT STIRS UP A RUMPUS OVER TECHNOCRACY Chief Mair bf New Theorists Scored for Stand in New York Speech PICTURE TOO DARK Stratosphere Medium of Eventual Fast Traveler Belgian Professor Forsees Planes Speeding to Europe in Six Hours Through Calm, feasant Weather Miles Above Surface Craft Plowing Stormy Waters. Bankers and Industrialists Assail Ideas Because Of Pessimism New York, Jan. 14. (AP)—Technocracy's head man, Howard Scott; had stirred up a new wave of controversy I today as a result of his first fortaal discussion of the subject with some leading bankers and Industrialists. The New York Times said a survey of the audience which heard him last night at a society.of arts and sciences dinner showed that in general his hearers expressed skepticism, as well as disappointment at what they regarded as a confused presentation. Scott had said: That i^ial conditions would get worse and worse if present trends continued, and that unemployment would hicrease hi this country "to 20 million within 18 months';' unless steps were taken; i Thit "not one single political outstanding figure or fhiancial figure has come forward with any proposal! that has one lota of usefulness I in dealing" with present day conditioils;" Democracy Inadequate. That "there is nothing inherent in democracy, or the price system, that can deal with the problems in hand;'' That "the more energy we consume per capita, the more is a changei In control necessitated;" That America and Russia both have an "obsolete price system;" That "technocracy has undoubtedly caused the strangest alignment in history"—the debt merchant and the communist being "down In the mud of the last ditch, fighting shoulder to shoulder in defenscf of a system of advantage." The bankers, whom Scott referred to as "debt merchants." heard him calmly. Although Scott denied technocracy was trying to say "there Is going to l>e chaos or there is go- |<ing to be doom," Jefferson Selig- GRANGE HEADS INTO NEW JOBS Klink Heads Star Valley Organization for Third Straight Time Thirteen officer^ were installed to guide the course of the Star Valley Grange when it met at Prairie Dell school house last night, Friday the thirteenth. G. F. Klink, business manager^f the state Grange, was reelected master for the third consecutive time, bringing to a total of six the number of years in which he has served in that capacity. Present as the installing officer was Dan James, overseer of the state organization, who was assisted by Mrs. Harold Baker, Mrs. C. K. McHenry, and Kenneth McHenry. Those installed besides Mr. Klink: Harold Baker, overseer; Mrs, M. S. McHenry, lecturer; Ray Stickle, chaplain; R. E. McHenry, steward!; Courtney Kauffman, assistant stewj- ard; Miss Elizabeth Johnson, lady .Assistant steward; Henry Walter, secretary; Roy Kauffman, treasiu-- er; B. N. Baker, gatekeeper; Mrs. C. H. Baker, Mrs. Klink, and Mrs. Ray Stickle, the three graces. Committee appointments were announced today as follows: Legislative: J. C. Smith, chairman, Robert Hamm and Raymond Baker. Home Economics: Mrs. Ray Stickle, Mrs. Zella Baker; Mrs. Em- fna Johnson, and Miss Minnie Pee- , - , bier, home demonstration ageflf^*»fttttm. of Sellgmarrttrothers, banker's,"! the county farm bureau, was named advisory chairman. Entertainment: Mrs. R. E. Kauffman, Mrs. C. H. Baker, and Mrs. B. N. Baker. The program included short addresses by Mr. James, who spoke on Grange work, and by Mr. Smith who gave the legislative committee's report on the bill now before the agriculture conunittee of the house of representatives which urges, a tax on all butterfat substitutes not produced within the continental limits of the United States—a bill which was endorsed by the Star Valley Grange some time ago. Music from an orchestra composed of Mr. and Mrs. Klink, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. McHenry, and C. K. McHenry drew praise from Mr. James who has visited many of the Granges over the state. He said it was exceptionally good for an organization the size of the Star Valley Grange. OLD SCOUT TO TALK Col. 3. H. Andrews of Hnmboldt to Piniih Hit for John Blood Tiie speaker regularly scheduled for Current Topics next Monday evening was Mr. John Blood, of Wichita, who was goingto talk about "The Place of the Bus and Truck In Modern Transportation." Mr. Blood, however, has just called the President of Current Topics by long distance, and Informed him that on account of a measure in which he is vitally interested coming up in the Legislature Monday afternoon'It will be wholly impossible for him l« meet his lola engagement. Anticipating the possibility, always present, that some speaker engaged for Topics might fail at the la.st moment, as has happened in this case, the president of the club arranged some weeks ago with Col. J. H. Andrews, of Humboldt, to come in as a pinch hitter whenever called. Upon hearing that Mr. Blood could not come, therefore. Mr. Scott called Col. Andrews, told him the pinch had come, and drafted him for next Monday. The draft has been honored and the Colonel will be on hand. Col. J, H. Andrews is an old timer at Humboldt and imder the pen name of "The Scout" he has been contributing a deUghtful column to the Humboldt Union for several years. His hobby is the stage. Somebody told the Register that he goes to Kansas City every week during the season to see the big plays. Also somebody told the Register that hie Is no slouch of an actor himself and that he does some of the Shakespeare characters in great style. The Register doesn't know just what Mr. Andrews will do or say, but it doubtless will be along the Une of com'- ment on sbme of the great actors he has seen and of impersonations of one sort or another. Anyway It is siu-e to be Interesting and there should be a fine crowd out to compliment our neighbor. At the KeUey Hotel, 6:15 next Monday evening.- sterling Refuses Invitation. Austin, Tex., Jan. 14. (AP)—Governor R. S. Sterling, who will retire as chief executive next Tuesday at noon, said today, he would not imr- ticipate in the Inaugural ceremonies of his successor, Mrs. Miriam A. Ferguson. found Scott's views "rather gloomy." Views Rather Gloomy. "It is a great thing to' think about," he said. "I have great respect for Mr. Scott but I think his views are rather gloomy. He seems to feel the.eiid of the world is coming. His opinions leave me bewildered. Technocracy offers a lucrative "field for thought and speculation: it embraces many fields, philosophy. Sociology and economics." , Prank A. Vanderlip, former president of the National City bank, found the findings of technocracy "a pretty true picture." He said, however, he would reserve judgment until more official material was published. i Lionel D. Edie, economist, complained criticism of tischnocracy was virtually impossible because it was "difficult to know when a man really represented technocracy—there are too many unofficial spokesmen for the "White, House.'" Gano Dunn, president of the J. G. White Engineering corporation, said; Fire from Engineer. "I resent the claims to science and engineering made by the: technocrats when their methods are so distinctly contrary to the methods of science and engineering. Mr. Scott has Just said, 'we do not ;bother with critics," a statement which no man who is a scientist or an engineer could ever make." One well known banker remarked bitterly that Mr. Scott "certainly was selling America short." WasWngton, Jaii. 14. (AP)—?ro- fessor Auguste Plccard, explorer ot the stratosphere, predicted travelera not many years hence will cross the Atlantic In "stratoplanes",with less risk than in crossing a large modem city in an automobile. He gave an imaginary description of a fUght in such a plane, severoL of which he salid already are bein? built in Europe, before the National Geographic society. "Visualize a tired senator he^ in Washington," he said, "sitting at his breakfast table trying to conceive of some new law he can pass, when a friend telephones from Paris asking him to drop In for luncheon six hours later. He pushes away his DEATH OF JAMES M. BOWDEN Brother ot Fred Rowden Succumbs After Llnferinf Illness. James M. Rowden, a brother of the late Fred Rowden, died at his home, 502 North street at noon today after an Illness Of about three months. He was 54 years old.* ! The Rev. J. H. Sowerby will conduct the funeral service Monday at 2 p. m. at the Baptist temple and burial will follow In Highland cemetery. "• Mr. Rowden came to Allen coimty in 1898 and for many years was a hlacksmith'ta Gas City. He was bom in Missouri. Survivors Include his father, G. W. Rowden, his widow, a daughter Lois of Tola, and a son Paul of Colorado Springs. He also had a sister, Mrs. Lottie HuU, in Moran. LEMON TO SPEAK TO BAPTISTS Language Professor at Junior College to Appear Sunday. J. Francis Lemon, professor of modem languages at the lola junior college, will speak' on "World Economics" in the Baptist temple Sunday eveiUng, the Rev. J. H. Sowerby, pastor of the church, annoimced today. "Mr. Lemon has made a very careful study of the subject," Dr. Sowerby said, "and ieveiybody who can possibly do so should hear him." Crash Kills Younjr Womenj Ada, Okla., Jan! 14. (AP)—Two yoimg women were killed in an automobile collision hear Stonewall, east of here, last night., A youth who accompanied them was injured dangerously. , IF YOUIMISS THE RBOISTER CALL m OR 68. J • SAUNA OFFICER HELD BY THUGS Police Captain Frees Himself] However, After City Car Is Stolen Salina, Kas.i Jani 14. (AP)—Tied up in timbcrland five miles north of Salina by two men he accosted at 4:20 this morning, the police car he was driving stolen. Police Captain Harold Joy, member of the local force, was able to free himself after 15 minutes and send an alarm to Sallna. According to Joy's story a report reached the Salina police station at 3:28 o'clock this morning that three men had robbed a wholesale house at Concordia. At 4:20 o'clock Joy saw a car in Salina tlmt aroused his suspicion as t)eing, pos-. sibly, a "contact" car and followed it north out of tov<-n but lost it. Nine miles north, at North Pole Mound, he came upon a car parked on~li lonely side road. The license was Kansas 36-1733. Deciding to conte back to Salina for help before tackling it Joy said he met two men walking and accosted them. They replied by sticking a gun in his ribs, climbing Into the car and compelling him to drive four mites south to the Saline river. Taking him into some timberland one man remained to guard the officer while the second drove tJeck north in the police car. \ Forty minutes later the second man retumedi the two then bound Joy to a tree and left in the police car. Joy says they asked him if he had seen a third man and "are therie any other members of the law" put in the- country. It was nearly 6 o'clock this morning when Joy, after freeing himself^ was able to summon help. Of[• fleers going to North Pole Mound foimd the car Joy had described, its license tags missing, biurning fur} iously. But that Joy might have erred ih reading the tags •was Indii cated when officials of Cloud counj ty reported this moming that a car with license tags 36-1733 was In Cordia and had not left the city^ Early this moming there was no trace of the Salina police car bear-Ing 18-2653, a 1930 cioach, purchased second hand in Dickinson county, i After a thorough examination' officers said the car had been so completely destroyed by tire it was; impossible to tell whether there was' any loot In the car or not,' although offcers have a theory it was unloaded before fired. An empty five- gallon gasoline can indicated the car had been saturated with gasoline and fire set. grapefruit and rushes to the strato- drome—the stratosphere ioirport— and enters a stratoplane. • "The take-off Is unpleasant because of bad weather. A fierce wind blowing against.the plane, shaking it mercilessly and in pouring rain. "'Dont mind a Uttle thing like that, senator,' says the porter. 'We will be above all tlils in a few minutes.', "*I hope we will have a good crossing,' says the senator. '"We can't liave. anything else.' the porter reassures him, 'for In the stratosphere the weather; is eternally fair. There is no snow, rain, fog, nor frost, nor ice deposits on the plane. TTiere are none of the unpleasant conditions that! constitute obstacles in old-fashlohed aviation. We fly at an average of 500^ miles an hour, overtaking winds so that they have no hold on us, and thanks to our wireless set we cannot miss bur destination, although the earth is not visible below.* "Hfty thousand feet below a trans-Atlantic steamer battles against a terrific gale. By radio its miserable passengers are notified that a stratoplane is passing over-j head. • " 'Next time I will travel by strato­ plane,' affirms a man^on board the helpless boat. 'SteanJers for rapid traveling are things of the past!" "And he will be right. The stratosphere is the Inevitable super-highway for future intercontinental transport." MRS. HERSHBERCER DIES A Resident of lola All Her Life, the Mother of Mrs. W. J. Elder Succumtn Today Mrs. J. E. Hershberger, daughter of a pioneer Allen county family, and widow of the late lola barber, died at her home on East Monroe this aftemoon at two o'clock. She was 65 years old and had been sick for ten months. The funeral will be held in the Sleeper service rooms Monday at 3:30 p. m., and burial is to be made in the loia cemetery. The name of the minister who is to officiate was not announced yet. Mrs. Hershberger was bom on the farm of her parents, John and Mary Noble, northwest of lola, and had lived In the county all fier Ufe. Her husband died several years ago. Her only survivor, with the exception of a sister, Mrs. Daisy Parks of Los Angeles, is her daughter, Mrs. Wilbur J. Elder. She was a member of the Christian church. PERSONALITY, NOT BRAINS Wichita Professor Says Girls Should Cultivate Glamour. Concordia, kas., Jan. 14. (AP)— After capturing a night force of three men early today, Ave robbers looted the Concordia Mercantile company, a, wholesale grocery house of $1000 worth of cigarettes and an undetermined amount of cash. The three men, Jim Bowman. Frank Hughes and Earl Matthews, working in different parts of the building, were brought together and placed under guard. The three men were placed in a warm office and bound brthe three robbers just before their departure. They released themselves about thirty minutes later and called the sheriff. < WIFE MURDERER CONVICTED Illinois Man Killed Her Because of Dirty Dishes in Sink. 1 . I MarshaU, 111., Jan. 14. (API- Hubert MSocr, former Robhison, ill., school teacher, today was convicted Of first degree murder for the slaying of his wife, Marjorie. and the penalty was fixed at death. The jury'reached its verdict after deliberating throughout the night. Mrs. Moor's body was foimd last August along a road near here in her hustiand's car There were two bullet' wounds in the heart. Moor, who was arrested later, niade a confession, authorities s^d. In which he declared he was disgusted with his wife's slovenly housekeeping. "1 got tired of always finding the sink full of dirty dishes." his confession said. A plea of insanity was pwresent- ed at the trial. Wichita, Jan. 14, (AP.)—Dont neglect your personality, girls, for odds are more than 5 to 1 that you will attain a greater measure of success if this attribute is adequately developed than you will if you depend only upon the brains in your pretty little heads. Hark to Dr. H. W. Mikesell, head of the psychology department at the University of Wichita. "Glamorous personality girls are more likely to be successful than girls with more brains and less personality. Psychology has determined by actual experiment that success depends 85 per cent upon personality and only 15 per cent upon brains. "In spite of this fact, modem colleges everywhere place high emphasis upon Intelligence and little" strfess upon development bf personality." iOne of the greatest tragedies of life, the psychologist believes, is the fkct that the majority of people first begin: to know themselves at the age of 40 or 45. "Before that time they live in an unreal atmosphere," he said. BALDWIN SUCCESSOR IS SEEN Ray Staley Favored as Next Superintendent at Haskelf. Kansas City, Jan. 14. (AP)—Appointment of Ray E. Staley, Rapid City, S. D., as superintendent of the Haskell Indian institute at Lawr rence is favored by the board of directors of the alumni association, Frank O. Jones, a memljer, said here last night. Jones, upon his retiun from a meeting of the board at Lawrence, said the body bad recommended Staley as successor to Dr. Robert p. Baldwin, who has resigned to become a member of the^ faculty of West Virginia university., The director said the action would be reported today to Representative U. S. Guyer, who would confer with Dr. W. Carson Ryan Jr., superin- tendient of Indian education at Washington. EDWINA BOOTH SERIOUSLY ILL Star of "Trader Horn" Still Suffer^ from African I^Iady. KANSAS DiPLOBIAT TO MEXICO Stewart McMUUn Named as Consul At Pledras Negras. Washington, Jak 14. (AP)— The state department > today announced the assignment of S^tcwart E. Mc- Miilin, consul at Warsaw, as consul at |>iedras Negras, Mexico. McMiUin. whose home address is listed with the department as Lawrence, Kansas, was bora oh a farm near Arlcansas City, Kas., educated in ttie, public schools there and at the tTnlvenity of KMWU. Hollywood, Calif., Jan. 14. (AP)— Suffering from the effects of a tropical fever she contracted in Africa while fihning the motion picture "Tradet Hom," Bdwina Booth, the woman star of tlie film, was reported today hi a serious condition. Tli6 actress' • mother, Mrs James Wtoodruff, said her daughter is nervously and physically exhausted. Action on Bankruptcy Sooii. Washington, Jan. 14. (AP)—Early house action on the bill to revise the bankruptcy ^laws was promised today by Speaker Garner. BOTH PARTIES JOIN AGAINST THE mmm Robinson and Bingham in Speeches Urging Veto Be Overridden NO NEW ARGUMENTS Philippine Independence Still an Old Story, Senators Say Washington, Jan. 14! (AP)—A Republican and a Democrat m^e common cause of Philippine independence in urging the senate today to override the objections of President Hoover and grant the islands freedom. ! Hardly had Senator Robinson of Arkansas, the Democratic leader, finished an appeal for the senate to pass the independence, measure over the presidential vieto before Senator Bingham of (Connecticut, a Republican, was presenting a similar argument. Both contended the president had presented no facts that would warrant the senate in sustaining the veto. The measure was taken up im- expectedly after a tentative agreement had been made that It should not,be apted upon until Monday. The house overrode the veto yesterday. Accepted by Both Robirison said "it has been accepted by both political parties that we should as' soon as practicable and just; recognize and grant independence to the islands." "With the passing of the years and the acquisition of property in the Islands by Americans the situation has grown more and more complicated from the practical viewpoint," he continued. "I think nearly all will agree that that condition will, be manifest until it becomes apparent that the United States isgolng to keep faith with its people and espedlally those of the Philippines and recognize their Independence. "It wlU be recalled that when the measure was before the senate it was discussed at great = length. I point out now to the senators that everyi objection raised by the president in his Veto, message was the subject of discussion in the senate as wsU as In senate committees, and during the last "session of the senate, when- maay^dayv-^m'ft -'dBTOted to the bill's consideration. A Family Skeleton. "It follows that if the veto will be sustained and the vexing question of the. relation of the Philippine Lslands .to the United States be perpetuated In American politics, that the same issues will again rise to vex and perplex us. "We'll have to discuss them again and decide. It is my judgment that the action of the senate and house would, differ in no mateflal way from that taken in the bill passed, to sustain the honor 1 of this government and the glory of our flag. Referring to the president's statement that freedom now would place the islands in jeopardy of extemal assault, Robinson said the bill provided for treaties with foreign nations to perpetuate their neutralization. He added there is a further pro-, vision that the United States shall maintain its military and naval bases there even after the .teri-year period preceding complete withdrawal of American sovereignty. "The president's view Is influenced and controlled by the opinion of his secretary of war," he said. Binrham With Robinson. Taking tho floor as Senator Robinson concluded. Senator Bingham observed tliat "the president has sent a long and forceful messaie" "As the senator from Arkansas stated, however," he continued, "there is nothing new in the message ini the way of argument or statement of fact" The jlll, herald, represented a cdmpromise beween those who favored Immediate Independence and those -who wished it granted after a 25 or 30 year period. As the bill now stands, he added, "our Interests In the Far East have been protected. "If the bill passes and a treaty, of neutralization is carried out as provided by congress then the Phil- ippltiies will be in a stronger position than they are now because the right of those people to maintain a peaceful government will be guaranteed not only by the United States but by the nation's signing the treaty." Bingham said'parts of the president's v^to message were "misleading" and unfair. STUDENT SMOKERS LEAD IN SCHOLARSHIP Omaha, Neb., Jan. 14. CAP)— Crelghton university students who smoke had their inning today when a test showed, that as a class, they were better scholastlcally than the nonsmokers. Furthermore, Dr. Thomas L. Houlton, of the university medical school, upheld the findings. "Moderate smoking tends to make a student more composed and aids him In appUcation to his 'work and, concentration on , difficult problems," he said. Results of the survey showed that 14 per cent of the istudents, classified as moderate smokers, not indulging more than five times a,day, had a general average of 85.4 for the fh^t quarter of the current school year. Fifty-five per cent said they were heavy smokers and their average was 83.9 while the "abstainers" trailed with 82.4. CHINA RISES TO STOP INVASION Boycott Also Strengthened to Put All Pressure On Japanese Shanghai, Jan. 14. (AP)—Chinese determination to oppose the Japanese at Shanhailcwan, hi Manchuria or Jehol or anywhere else Where the Japanese may undertake an alleged invasion of China appeared sharply Increasing today. This was indicated by recent Chinese actions and reports appearing in the Chinese press. While , the Japanese economic league in Tokyo was reported to have called upon the international chamber of commerce, which will meet In Vienna,- to denounce the boycotting bf one nation's goods by another, the greater Shanghai {(Chamber of conunerce sou<5ht to revive the Chinese boycott of! Japanese goods. This chamber represents .the majority of local Chinese business interests. Thorn to Japanese. CSrcularizlng all the commercial and industrial guilds, the chamber stated the boycott has been allowed to relax and urged a nationwide tightening of it. (The Chinese boycott against Japan was urged after the Japanese occupation of Manchuria began in September, 1931, and it was a reason given by Japanese; authorities for the sending of fSapaflwef" trtwps to Shanghai last Friday.) i The chamber statement said: "There are only two ways (3hina can oppose japan: ;They are by boycott and guerilla warfare. Shanghai, being the nation's leading commercial .city, should set the example by intensifying the boyc<ri.t and simultaneously assisting Man-; churian volunteers." Meanwhile the Chinese public in Nanking launched a campaign ; to "reduce food bills 20 per cent, sending the saving to the forces opposing the Japanese." Leaders of the movement said large amounts would be raised for the Chinese soldiers. More Troops Reported. CHilnese and Manchurian advices, hi the meantime, continued to maintain that formidable Japanese forces were massing on the eastT em Jehol Ijorder and that a portion aheady had entered the province and was marching on Ling- yuan, about 100 ri]»lles north of Je­ hol City, capital of the province. Minor clashes were reported along the border. These reports the Japanese legation dismissed as "Imagi- nary.'f JMrther Manchurian advices reporting greatly Increased Chinese forces in Jehol have been receiving great attention In Chinese newspapers. They stated that forces of General Su Ptag-Wen and General Ma Oiian-Shan In northwest Manchuria were entering Jehol from the north. MANY CHANGED SEEN FOR FAH AID IN SENATE Republi Not 4ans Say ffill^ Can Pass in Its Ih-es- ent Form ALL COMMODITIES IN DIAMONDS MINED IN ISLANDS PhiUpplne Road Scoured for Small Stones Scattered by Jeweler Manila, P. I.. Jan. 14 (AP)— Searchers reported today that 4,763 small diamonds scattered^ along the roadside 20 miles from Manila had been recovered. A hunt continued for several thousand mdre of the tiny stones. Police said the diamonds were tossed there last January 2 by Emmanuel Stratiss, member of a Manila jewelry firm who was charged with a $57,000 shortage, and that he confessed he had planned to conunit suicide biit weakened aiid returned with a tale of being kidnaped and robbed, i Two truckloads of soil were today brought Into the city fdr closer; examination. Most of the stones were mere chips with the largest valued at $50. Quake Felt in Endand. Manchester, Eng., Jan. 14. (AP)— A sharp) earthquake was felt here today, but there w48 no serious damage. 1 HAMM ATT PROBE ON Death of Topeka Couple Under Inquest to Allay Rumors Topeka, Jan. 14 (AP)—After hn- panneling; a jury, Dr. H. L. Clark, Shawnee county coroner, today adjourned an toquest into the fatal shoottag of Mr. and Mrs. Dan. G.l Hanunatt until 9 a. m. January 21. ' The hiquest was called by Dr. Clark, who said he considered such action advisable "in the hope of putttag to arf end the wild theories and unfoimded rumors and gossip about the case." Certificates ascribing the deaths to homicide and suicide were signed by (31ark Thursday. Lester Goodell, county attorney, and other officials who assisted in tJii^ investigation, said they concurred Ih that beUef. Investigation of Hammatt's finan-; ces Supplied a possible;motive for the' tragedy. Goodell estunated Ham- niatt owed more than $30,000 on his home and to banks. • The couple was fbiind Thursday morning.shot to death In their bed in their fashionable homn to the exclusive Westboro residential district. A gun was found under Hammatt's hand. , OSTEOPATH HELD FOR ARSON. State Charges Doctor Paid Man to Steal and Bum Automobile. Arkansas (3ity, Kas.. Jan. 14, (AP) —Dr. Floyd L. Barr, Arkansas City osteopath, and Cecil Foudray, were arraigned in city coiut today on a charge of third degree arson. The stat^ alleges Dr. Barr hired Foudray to steal and bum bis Packard sedan <m. December 20 for $50, They pleaded not guilty. Barr was released on bond of $9,000. Foudray remained in Jail In default of bond. Their preliminary hearings were set for April 1. McNary Thinks S e^ e n Now Wcluded Not^Sufficient for Purpdse Washington, Jan. 14. (AI»)r-Ex- tenslve rewriting, of the ^dothestic allotment firm reUef bill wasstadl- cated ;toda;' in view of assertions from Bepu blican leaders \ that it could .not pass the senate \^ its, preJscnt for n. t . As appnved by the house the emergehcy plan for boositag" the farmer's ca ih return on seven; chosen commodities to the \ pr^-war ratio with industrial products {ound few outspol en ifriends amcnig senators. •:! '•• Manyr, explained they n^ded the week-erid JO study the; lehgthy measiu-e be tore reaching a conclu- . sion. But athers stated wl^out hesitation tfliat the bUl would need numerous imendments itiit te to pass the senate.- Among themiwere Senators y atson of Indiana; Be- piAlican le ider, and McNSry of Oregon,; ch lirman of theiagtlcul- ture commitee. ; To Meet Monday. ' Calling a] meeting of that committee for 1 tonday niomins: to begin its eonj ideration, McNary- told newspapermen he felt that Before the bill Jecilvefl a favorable ireport It would* htve to be altered, to include all agricultural commodities rather than the seven it now covers —wheat, cotton, tobacco, hogs, dairy products, rice iand ^anuts.;, I Under such A change, the agriculture department would be ^vea authority, to decide which commodities . should be benefited in actual operation. , McNary, 1 mg a leader In farm relief legislatl >n, added that he would support the bill "If we can simplify it, make it jractlcable and bring it within the :onstltution." > Much Of the senate oppodtlon apparently |7as based on^ the belief that the plan would be difficult to adininister and that it would, require a laige staff for successful operation.' Ta> on Frocesslntr. ' The bill'; vrould levy a ta^ oit the processing;ot the various cdmnlodi- ties and distribute the money to the farmer oh his share of domestic consumptiqi in an amoimt siiffi- cient to brh g the price to the, fare- war ratio w th industrial cdmmbdl- ties. In refiUTi the farmer wjould be required to a ^ee to curtail his production the following iyear • bjj 20 per cent. " . ; * . An objectiiori raised by Senator Bankhead (3.,jAla.), a meinber of the ^senate • agriculture committee^ was that the acreage reductksj l5 not sufficient, j . ' .; . With cott )n I especially 1^ xctaA,-' he advocate! that the acreage .be cut by at le ist 50 per cent. • • A Republi caa senator from i the farm belt—Dickinson '•. of lowa-HMir ; a possibility tliiat the^ senate mifht throw out he' house bill entMT and substitute for it the three -lnsr plan of fan n. relief passed; by the senate last session '^nd latere iC' called. • Tha; plan would empower the fartn bcttrd to apj3ly eltherjthe domestic allotment, export' dc^wn^ ture or equalization fee plant to control surpluses, Just as it thought best. [. Mort rage Matter Ups. While mei ibers of the agricuttiffe committee (bt their scissors and pencils-read' for the task qf revising the bill and pondered whether new hcarinfs should be h^ld,'an­ other agri< ultural relief v, mitter stirred consi derable discussion.; ' . This was he question of What to do about ths farm mortga^ foreclosure sltua ion.. Senators Ipxa: the • farm states iave received numwous reports of f irmers back hbme: losing their property through foreclosure or fi cing such a pnispec^: That'Pres dent-elect Booitevelt is concerned ibout farm mortgage foreclosures was indicated • yesterday when his special advisor on: agricultural matters, Henry Morgen- thau Jr.; of New York, closetfed Himself with Speaker Gamer, Senators Robinson, Harrison and other Democratic leaders in a long discussion of the subject. No conclusions *ere reached. ' ; AIMEE HAILED INTO CpUfiT. Evangelist Defendant in Qourter Miilioni Damage Suit, ; Los Angees, Jan. 14. (AP^h-Alinee Semple McPberson Hntton, i evangelist, although reported critically 111 by her physician, was under a court order today to appear next "ihieSday to defend herself iii a $25O,0(tt).dam­ age suit. .• ; Tlie suit was brought by Roy Stewart, film director, who::^alleged he was employed to make a; -picture In which ttie ovangelist wa5 to^ be starred. , ^ ^ Superior Judg;e Marshall McCitmb held that if Mrs. Button is unable to appear, testimony will be takeri at her bedside. ' , . Physidahs oli the evangelist said she still was in "a state of coma" today and iunable to recogntze her cl(»e tfiends. ' ' ; • Denver .OU Man Dies.; Denver, Jan. 14 (AP)—L. U Aitken. 61, pretSderitof the Midwcst-OU company, dlied here today. He bad been iU several years from a chronic ailment, but an attack of Xrm&m, hastened bla death. ;7

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