Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on January 18, 1933 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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VODUME XXXVI. No. 70. Successor to The lols Daily Kegister, The lola ! Daily Record, and lolk Daily Index. lOLA, KAS., WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 18, PLM TO HELP UNEMPLOYED TO 6lTRIED(lNT0LA FILIBUSTER COMPROmSE FAILS AT FIRST Commission Approves the Project for Graveling: 5 City Alpeys SIGTjSTO COJ^E DOWN An Ordinance Prohibiting Baiiners Ove;r Streets : Effective; Soon r4 Successful culmination of a plan to rediice uiieinploj'mcnt in Ida while 'at the same time improving the ai^jx'aranct^ and facilities of the clly was made Jjossibie today by the action^of tho city.commission in approving a ijroject outlined recently by metnbers of the :eiecutive com- mltteeiof the lola welfare association in cooperation: with city officials." Approval, ofj the plan was given kl yestfrday's meetinj,' of the " commission. The ;;fir .sl two thinffo that will be done Will be the niarking of street nanies^ at intersections and the cleaning and graveling of alleys. The < city has agreed to sup<"rvJsion, en .Lyineertng : data, and materials for the woik and the'labor itself will be done by men applyini' to the welfare association for aid. These imen will be given an order by the; association requiring them to perform,a given amoimt of work which,.when accomplished, will en; title them to receive an equivalent aniounf, of help from the association in ithte: form of food, clothing, fuel, or i other necessities. ] No Cost to Owners. Tlie entire project' will result in bwners who have property adjaceiit to the alleys which are • .surfaced pr to the streets which are ; marked. This was decided after a 5 plan to have owners prepare peti- Uions f<ir the improvements and for I which they would pay. was discard\ed. • -It' was originally planned to ; gravel streets at a cost of S15 i>er ; 50-foot; lot. less thari half the cost ; if'labor were to be i^id for by the J owner.: The entire project is; undertaken ; in an sffort to minimize' the evils : which accompany direct aid to un; employed persons and to repay in I part the contributors to the welfare fassociation. Every citizen will also •';benefit'by".the street markings and ;by the Improved surface of city al- Ueys. lyaj. T. F. Limbocker. sponsor ,of the tiropbsal. pointed out today. ; A survey of the alleys will be made at once by City Engineer Har- Jrison Ashford and. city officials jsaid that work on both projects will Tbe started not later than Januarj- 23. next Monday. The city will furnish the gravel from a pit north of the lola airport, the cost of which, j^shfor^i said, was 10 cents a cubic yard, and will also pay for Irans- i>orting; ^it to, lola. The labor required ;for loading, ^unloading, and ,|;preadl-ng Willi be furnished by tlie ih.ssoclation. Washington, Jan. 18. (AP)— A compromise Intended to break the deadlock on the Glass bank bill by a volimtary limitation of debate was negotiated by senate leaders today, but their first attempt to obtain the approval of the senate failed. The compromise was reached between Senators Watson, Ind., the Republican leader; Borah, iR.. Idaho); Swanson, (D. Va.) and Long J D.. La.), but when proposed to the senate by Robinson of Arkansas, the Democratic leader, for approval. Senator Wlheeler (D., Mont.), objected. The negotiations were continued, however, and it was hoped by leaders on both sides some kind of limitation would be imixjsed without forcing a vote on the pending clotiu-e petition. The agreement Wheeler objected to would have limited, debate on the bill itself to one hour for each .senator, and on amendments to half an hour, with Robinson withdrawing his motion to Invoke cloture., ;; At the same meeting., the commissioners ;pa.s.sed an ordinance milking il unla\V-ful for anybody tocrcct any banner,; sign, advertising structur,: or obsthictlon, over, or upon jiny atroet, avenue, or alloy of tola, excepting holiday dccoratlohi; or lights such as an- erected for the Armlslltc day celebration or for the Chrlstn|as ,season. But police iJer- mlt« miiBt be obtained before even Xhoae decorations may be instntled. The ordinance will be in effect ten diays from 'Its publication in the official paper" of Tola. ; The ordinance was pa.ssed. it was tinderstood. because banners and "6ther similar obstructions were considered' dangerous to motorists in 6ase: tliiy should be blown down. i Whetlier the city will require that f^lgn.s erected' on the street curbs sind which project "over" the street ill any way be moved back or torn down remains to be seen. PAT MXABE HIT BY AUTOMOBILE City Employe Suffers Broken Leg in Accident Last Night Pat McCabe, a city employe, is in St. John's hospital today suffering from a broken leg received last night when he was'stpuck by a motorist as he was engaged in cleaning one of the city streets. His condition is not dangerous, his physician said, although the fracture is a serious one. Police said' the driver of the car was Herman Windsor and that the license on the tjiachine, a Che\Tolet coupe, was No. 24-4546. A check of County Treasurer Melvin Pronk's records showed that that license was issued to Windsor who gave at that time his address as 411 North Washington. Police said no blame was attached to the driver whose vision may have been obscured by darkness and moisture on "the windshield. McCabe, according to police reports, was sweeping the street in front of Middleton's barber shop on the north side of the square when he was struck by the automobile which apparently was not travelling at an excessive rate of speed. The driver stopped immediately, the report said, and aided in caring for the injured man. Today McCabe's physician said he was resting as easily as could be ex- liected. Both bones of his left leg were broken just below the knee which constitutes a serious fracture especially for a man of McCabe's age, the doctor said. McCabe is over; 50 years old, and liad been working for the city in his present capacity for three or four years. His shift is from midnight until 8 a. m. At McCabe's Request. Mrs. McCabe was not notified of her hu.sband's accident until after 6 a. m. today, the accident having occurred about 1:45 a, m. Hr .said- ho did not want to cause hi,"-, wife the. unnecessary shock which might result from being aroused In. the dead of night to learn of the accident. Tile McCabe's live on West Bruner, north of the grandstand In Riverside park. OIL DROPS TOA 50-CENTTOPIN MIDIONTINENT Stanolind Company Cuts to 28c Base as Others Follow Suit DUE TO BOOTLEGGING BOY ON WRONG ROAD lola^ Twisted on Story He Tells Albuquerque Officers FJ-eight Train Derailed. BIair.s\111e, Pa., Jan. 18. (APi — Blowing into two boulders which l|ad fallen on the track, the engine •jp.d eight cars of a fast westbound Eenns>'lyania railroad freight train were' iivirled from the track today. The- engineer. A. G. Gascoyne, 52. killed, and other members of the crew were injured: WEATHER and ROADS iFOR kANSAS: Partly cloudy to- 'nlght and Thursday; somewhat colder ih west portion tonight and irf east '.portion Thursday. " Tor. idia and Vicinity: Partly ribudy tonight and Thursday; soime- what coilder "Thursday. Midweek Forecast for Kansas: Some snow or-rain today land possi- bl.V Thiirsday. with slpwly rising temperature, followed by fair and colder weather toward the end of iri^wcek. : temperature— Highest yesterday, 40' lowest last night. 29; normal for to^ay. .30: excess yesterday. 4; cx- ce.'s since January 1. 197 degrees; thirs date last year, highest, 49; lowest. 25. ' 1 : Precipitation for the 24 hours ending at 7, a, m. today. .82; total for thi' yeat to date, .82; excess since January :;1, .06 inch. Relative humidity at-7 a. m. today, t93 R ^r -cent; barometer reduced to sea Wvel, 29.78 inches. gun rises, 7:36 a. m.; sun sets. 5:2h P- nr.. : • Weather and Dirt Roads. Emporra. misting, roads slipper>-. Manhattan, misting, roads icy. Ottawa, light rain, roads sljpperi'. c6ffeyvill^. cloudy, roads good. I'qpeka, misting, roads slick to muddy. . Flttsbisrg,, cloudy, roads fair. ' Atkansas City, Wichita,. cloudy, rainr last: night, roads soft. _ SsJinaiinlstlng. roads icy. The two A.ssociated Press dispatches printed below may prove interesting to many lolans: Albuquerque, N. M., Jan. 17. (AP) —Tlie feminine influence - was blamed by Billie Breen, 14, of Tola, Kas., for his plight today. Billie, held by police here, said he was a salesman for a Kansas paper but quit in disgust when they decided to have newspaper sales girls. "I just couldn't get along with thase dames," he said. "I hitch hiked out here to see if 1 couldn't get a job on a newspaper where they still hire men." A hotel clerk turned him over to police when he said be had no money for a room and authorities here were notified today that, his parents had sent, money to friends in Santa Fe for his return trip home. lola, Jan. 18. (AP)—A 14-ycar-old boy who told Albuquerque, N. M., authorities he had hitch-hiked from lola, Kas.. In disgust because. a newspaper there had changed from boy to girl vendors, will have to find some other motive for his long tramp. He said his name was Billie Breen. The management of the Tola Daily Register, the only daily here, issued a statement saying that no one by that name had been employed by the.paper, and "besides, the change we made was from girls to boys', and not from boys to girls." Body to .\rrive Friday. A. R. Sleeper received a telegram this morning from Mr. Frank Knowlton, formerly of Geneva but now a resident of Portland. Ore., that his mother, Mrs. Charles L. Knowlton, had died and that he was returning with her body for interment in the Geneva cemetery, expecting to arrive in lola Friday noon.' Nothing more definite than this brief telegram has come and armouncement concerning the funeral service cannot be made at this time. IP YOU MISS THE REQISTEg CALL 1£7 OB 630. Meeting Friday May Help To Iron Out Troubles Vexing Producers Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 18. (AP)—Oil dropped to a half-dollar top In the mid-continent today. Stanolind crude oil purchasing company began paying 28 to 52 cents for Kansas, Oklahoma, North and North Central Texas oil according to the degree of gravity, with a Hat 50-cent rate for East' Texas crude. Deep Rock oil corporation, which buys only in Oklahoma, quickly followed suit. A statement by Stanolind laid the action to "bootlegging- of crude oil" at "under the market price.", , Meanwhile, Kansas and Oklahoma commissioners contrblling oil prora­ tion planned to confer here-Friday upon uniform rules and regulation of oil conservation. Frequent rumblings of discontent with the prevailing situation had been current for some time, but the actual announcement of Stano­ lind,.a Standard Oil of Indiana unit, that its prices wciuld be cut. was unexpected. The cut had not been considered so imminent, 'i Independents Not Adverse. The situation was the reverse of the trend a year ago. Then, under the. pressure of the Independents, and against the backward pull of the major firms, prices were gradually scaled upward. Today the prevailing sentiment of the independents was that they would afford little oppos tion to the downward movement. ' v Directoijates were busyj thrpughoiit the industry today, with the question of following the cuts the sole activity. Prom Ffaul A. Walker, chairman of the Oklahoma corporation commission, canie a note of protest to^ the reductions. i • i Walker called attention to ;the fact that crude oil storage of the! United States at the close of 1932 was approximately 350 million barrels, and that in the mid-continent area alone there was about 70 million barrels of tankage empty. He predicted that the present cut in prices would be followed by still, another, bringing prices to around 35 cents a barrel, and that this would be followed by gradually increasing requests for additional production, with the principal purpose the filling of empty storage with crude oil purchased cheaply. No Dope on Car Prices. •Whether the current reduction could bring, a further cut In tank car prices of gasoline was a moot question. Marketer."? expressed the opinion the current price of U. S. motor stondard gasoline at around 2'1 cents a gallon, lower bracket, was about ds low ns bears could push It, Bootlogging of crude oil through Illegal nms from flush fields of Oklahoma and East Texas was the subject of two investigations under way today, Although a proposed legislative investigation was called off, the Texas railroad commlsiiion was Inquiring Into conditions, in East Texas. In Oklahoma City a legislative committee was preparing to call witne.-wps to learn the source and disposition of millions of barrels of illegally produced crude. One company, 'Wilcox oil and ga^ company, announced it would hold to its new practice of paying for its cnide purchases on a scale based on current quotations for gasoline at refineries. "To Coordinate Prices. George A. Dye, Wilbox vice-president, said .officials of large companies had agreed with him that "the only way to stabilize prices" was by coordinating the jiayment for the raw- material with that received for the refined product, but that most of them had balked at actually putting it into practice. Companies now paying on a basis similar to that of Wilcox include the Derby oil of Wichita, Danciger refining company, with offices here, and Panhandle refining company, of Wichita Falls, Texas. Under the Wilcox system crude is purchased on a ratio of 2 cents a barrel for =each eight-cent received for motor standard jgasoline. Farm Depression Mayi Be Overcome Par11 v in 1933 1933. The Weekly Repster. ERtabltehed 1.887 The loU Daily Reguter, Established 1897 SIX PAG?S "Kansas Agricultural Outlook" of State College at Manhattan Points to Decreased Acreage and Poor Growing Conditions to Predict Improvement in Wheat Price. Manhattan, Kas., Jan. 18. (AP)— A prediction that tiie forces of depression would be overcome, iii part, at least, in 1933 was contairied In the "Kansas Agricultural. Outloc*"' for the year, issued today by the department of agricultural economics of the Kansas Statie college. The manner in which Kansas agriculture recovers this year, the Out look says, is dependent on whether foreign markets are restored for farm products. Pointing to the belief that complete adjustment will require several years, the Oiitlook asserts that if the foreign mMfkets are not restored "the long painful process of reducing production to more nearly domestic requirements must proceed." Little prospect for iinprovement SHORTER DAY OR MORE JOBLESS Labor Official Warns of Impending Situation if Bill Is Not Passed FRANCIS DRUG STOCK SOLD and CoffeyvHle Man Buys Goods Fixtures for Lnmp Snm. The entire stock and" fixtures of the; bankrupt Francis drug store were sold to A.,M. Byniun of Cof-| feyvllle today according to Wallace Anderson, attorney for the receiver who completed: the transaction. The amount involved Anderson said was S730 as compared with an Inventory valuation ,of $816.14. Anderson said the purchaser would conduct a sale of the goods In lola if the city would not charge a license fee, but if such a fee were charged the stock would be moved to Coffeyville for sale there. The store was declared bankrupt some time ago. James A. StUlman Snedr New York, Jan. 18. (AP)-TA suit for 1 million dollars for alleged alienation . of affections, brought by Luc Rochefort. former Investment banker ot Montreal, against James A. Stillman, former president of the National City bank, was disclosed In Brooklyn supj-eme court today. Washington, Jan. 18 (AP)—WU- liam Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, told the house labor committee i today the United States is faced with a choice between a shorter work day and week "or maintaining a large and perpetual army of unemployed." He endorsed Chairman Connery's bill to enforce the five-day week and six-hour day by prohibiting the shipment in interstate and foreign commerce of commodities ^otherwise produced. "More than 11 million men and women are out of work and many million more are working part time," he said. "In my opinion 50 per cent of the entire population is very seriously affected. In the building trades alone, 69 per cent are totally, idle, 12 to 13 per cent are working part time only. So only about 18 per cent are employed approximately steadily; "This goes along in varying degrees in all industry. The economic situation of course contributes but back of it all is the Mechanization bf industry. Even If we could suS- (Jenly restore the 1929 peak, it is estimated only 55 per cent of those ^ntitled to work would be given employment. ] "Even if we Introduce the five-day 'jveek and six-hour day there will ^till be some unemployed .'But we must make these, adjustments. If don't we must reconcile i ourselves Ijo living in a countrj' with a constant standing army of 10 million io 12 million uneniployed. "Relief machinery Is breaking own. We can't keep people per- anently on a charitable basis and ven If we could It is socially wrong nd morallv_indefenslble," Although Ureen was not prepared tlo discuss the constitutionality of the proposed bill, he said "there has l^cen some change in the Judicial attitude of the supreme court toward ,^lal and labor problems since the child labor opinion and labor bo- eves it now would take a broader find more liberal attitude. Therefore we have reasonable grounds for ijopo it would be held • constitution- Grpen said his organization wanted the same "rate of pay" maln&in- ejd under the shorter working time. of the foreign field this year is held out imless "international agreements can be entered into speedily which will result In a lowering of trade barriers'that have been stifling international Irade during recent years" the economists compiling the Outlook declare. j Improvement was noted In short term credit, but the supply of farm mortgage credits still was reported seriously contracted with httle prospect for a change this year seen by the Outlook, A reduction in] the cost of farm labor was seen as a bright spot, however. Looking at the price prospects for important. Kansas products,- the BRITISH PILOTS MISSING ibsence of Word from Either Bert Hinkier or Lady Mary Bailey Causes Consternation London, Jan. 18. (AP).-^England was watching with deepest solicitude ejfforts to clear up thd mysteries involving two of Die empire's most famous fliers—Bert Hinkier of Aus- ti-alia, and Lady Mary . Bailey of 3 Duth Africa. • . . Already one of England's pilots, apt. W. L. "Wally" Hope, Is actively engaged in searching the tow-, ering Alps of Switzerland for traces o^ Hinkier, who it was feared came to grief trj-Ing to fly over them 11 d^ys ago on a projected speed flight to Australia. Another of them, Capt. J. A. Mol- ll^on, the trans-Atlantic flier, announced he was ready to start at a n oment's notice In search of Lady Bailey, missing in the Sahara des- eh since Sunday while attempting tt break the London;Cape Town record established by AJpUison's wife. Amy Johnson Molllson. Molllson was awaiting only development of French res(fue plans before deciding what course to pursue, '"jspite a physician's warning that e had a slight touch of Influenza. LMy Bailey left Oran, Algeria, on e second leg of her attempt to b^at the record of 4 days, 6 hours, and 55 minutes for the flight, estab- "ihed last November. French authorities at Algeirs com- unicated with Gao, Naimey, and Tmbuktu on the, upper Niger and wth Coldmb Bechar, Morocco, wliere ofiBcials said they had heard nothing of the missing aviatrix. It w^ said . at Algiers the French w^Uld start a search today. ' 0&- b said there was a possibiUty she crjossed the Sahara in one long hop and landed at some remote spot. The long silence of Hinkier, who was attempting to beat the record 8 days, '20 hours, 49 minutes for I England-Australia flight, set la^ year by C. W. A. Scott, gave rise • " serious apprehensions, Hinkier held the, record several years,ago and made the first eastward solo flight across the South Atlantic. Outlook material reads in part as follows: Wheat—The prospects for cash wheat prices are beginning to Improve. In the first place, w leat acreage r harvested i In the Ui ited States has been on the decline since 1929 and the 1933 acreage i respects suggest a further decline. Average yield per acre in the United States has not been less thaii 13 bushels since 1925. It seems the time might be nearlng when a reduced acreage would run Into a small yield. Crop conditions in the southwest almost assure this for winter wheat in 1933 and sj^ng wheat will have to have ideal conditions to completely ; offset this tendency. Com—The corn market should show at least moderate Improvement by the middle Of 1933. Prices are alreaidy down 75 to 80 per cent from the last high. This Is about as much decline as wheat and other thoroughly deflated commodities have taken. Hogs—The hog market in 1933 probably will be a matter of seasonal fluctuations around thcr low levels already reached with the fpos- siblllty of new lows. A falling market since July, 1932, and plenty of cheap feed have made producers slow and reluctant; Shippers Jiogs held back to heavier weights'; j are likely to be a weakening factor: [until March. Low prices, plenty ofj feed and a large 1932 fall pig crop; pill make for large June to July .sup- pUes. High prices during July of the last two years will tend to I increase supplies for that mark^. Cattle—There was a let-up in; the out-movement of cattle in November. Many late creep-fed calveis were headed for the January market. The top price in February has been lower than in January 'every year since 1927. Feed is cheap and plentiful and \asi summer's market was good for heavy fed steers. After the necessary dumping In January and February there will be a strong disposition to push stuff along where possible for the summer market. This should . give some relief by March. The apparent attractiveness of the summer market to ni^ny feeders, plenty of feed, and late spring or early summer lows make the October to December, 1933, market for good well-finished lightweight cattle the least risky' proposition. Sheep and Lamb.s—During 1933 t.hp lamb market Is likely to average lower, than a year ago but at. the worst times should not go much below lAst October lows. Dairy Products—Low prices of feed graini, a large number of cows being riiilked, and restricted demand for dairy products because of decreases in consumer incomes, indicate that material improvement fti the prices of dairy products should not be expected • during 1933. Potfitoes—The commercial acreage planted to potatoes :in 1933 is likely to be'smaller than a year ago. However, i with average yields, the expected production of home-grown potatoes,: and small consumer incomes, It is probable that prices will not. average much above the • 1932 level.! Fruits and 'Vegetables—Reduced Incomes of consumers and the probability of an increased supply of products from home gardens indicate lower market prices for fruits and vegetables during 1933 than in 1932., DEMOS GIVE UP WORKING ON BUDGET NO BALANCING WILL BE DONE IN LAME DUCK SESSION SPECIAL SESSION SURE TOO MANY F^.ANK SMITHS. One Arrested For Shoplifting Siys He is From Wyoming. I A man identified by The Register only as "Frank Smith" was repofted fined for shoplifting recently, whereupon Frank Smith Jr.. who works for Ralph McKinney,;said that there were at least four' other Frank Allen county and asKed that the man convicted be' identified further. I The Register is glad to offer siich identification. The man now in the city jail says he is' from Laramie, Wyo., is 32 years of age. a boilermaker by trade. He said his middle initial is V. Other Frank Smiths in ; Allen coimty besides the one in the jail and the one who works for McKInney, are Prank Smith Sr., the father of the latter, a Civil war veteran nearly 80 years of age; Frank Smith who works for the city, and Frank Smith who -lives on a farm near Geneva. Gamer Knows When But Won't Tell—Expected April 10 or 17 'Washington, Jan. 18. (AP)—Con- !gressional Democrats today abandoned hope for enactment of budget balancing legislation at this session, and acknowledged plans are set for a special session of the new congress to tackle the task. Tu-elve strategically situated house members, belonging to the ways and means committee that has jurisdiction over revenue legislation,-agreed to drop, all tax proposals between now and March fourtli. Asked by newspapermen when a special session will be summoned, Speaker Garner said "I could tell you but I won't." The. plain implication was that arrangements are under way, and that those In charge of party affairs are looking to such a session to do what they feel is Impossible of accomplishment as things now stand on capitoKhill. Congestion the Reason Given. An explanation-of the decision as given by Chairman Collier of the committee said the "congested legislative situation in congress will preclude enactment" of budget balancing legislation. Only yesterday. President Hoover had addressed a special message to congress on the urgency for budget balancing-asking again that sales taxes be imposed and economies effected. Opposition to the sales tax has evidenced itself so firmly, however, along with the objections reg-. istered by President-elect Roosevelt, that it has long been accepted on capitol hill that such levies were out of the question, at least for the present. • "It was the general sense of the meeting. Collier told reporters, "that no general revenue legislation could be enacted at this session." The full ways and means committee will meet Friday to discuss the situation. • "We don't know what the budget needs and what we have got to balance," the. Mississlppian said. "We'll have to wait until the Democrats take over the administration. Mills Blamed for Errors. "Secretary Mills has made mistakes as high OS 750. millions dollars in estimating the budget needs, and .Judging by the past we can't depend upon the treasury's estimates as being reliable." Collier.said that he was "distressed" over President Hoover's message to congress yestjerday. COL. MILLER TELLS OF RISE OF TOM MIX. Erie, Pa., Jan. 18 (AP)—From a witness stand today came the story of Tom Mix's rise from a $35-a-month "steer tail twister" to a $10,000 weekly circus star. Col. Zack Miller, veteran "101 Ranch" show owner, related the cowboy history of the celluloid hero in his suit against Mix for ' $342,000. He claims he was ; damaged to that extent when Mix failed to report in Harrisburg, Pa., to join the ranch Show in 1929. Mix began his career as an entertainer on Miller's "Oklahoma Ranch" In New York in 1906, the latter testified. Then, he said, Mix was "just an ordinary cowboy," and earned $35 a month. The $10,000 a week , was offered to the same man in 1929, Miller-says, i CJn cross-examination,' John K^lley, New York city counsel for the defendant, drew testimony as to Mix's drawing power outside the movies. Records of the 101 ranch In 1929 were admitted by Judge U. P. Rosslter over protc.-- of the deferise, showing the roii'•> of the' show and seating opacity, which were explained by the witness. Miller was awarded a verdict' of $90,000 In the suit two. years ago, but a new trial was ordered on appeal. "We went on.the figures of a 492 mill: heory that his on dollar deficit for the coming i^ear, which he submitted at first was co ^Jct," he said. "Now he estimated that in addition to economies, between 500 million and 700 mllllori dollars, additional Is needed in new taxesl" Collier said that he made his statements "with the reservation' that the full committee, composed of 14 Democrats and ten Republicans, would conciu* In the sense of the unofficial meeting of Democrats •in his office. I Indications are that the special session will be called, by the president-elect either for April'lO or 17. PROBE STARS' ENTRY Government, to Investigate Creden; tials of Alien Movie Actors Wa.shingtoh, Jan. 18. (AP)—Murray W. Garsson, special assistant lOLA GIRL HONORARY MAJOR Adelaine Reid Given Distinction at Manhattan MiUtary BaU (Special to The Register.) Manhattan, Kas., Jan. 17—Adelaine Reid, lola, was made an honorary major of the R. O. T. C. unit at Kansas state college by a-popular vote of the advanced students in mIUj;ary science. Announcement of the election was made at the annual miUtary ball, January 14.- seeretarj- jof labor, expects to leave tomorrow for Hollywood to check up on the entrj'. of foreign movie stars to this country. Garsson! disclosed today that a drive against Illegal entry of movie folk has |been In progress two or tliree months, with a squad of investigators checking the credentials of virtually every alien In Hollywood. The first Intimation came seiicral weeks ago when Dimcan Renaldo, who appeared in a number of filmi, was tried I on immigration chM'ges and sentenced to prison. | A deportation order also has been Issued against Renaldo. | Garsson j would not go into detail but it was understood that there have beer^ reports of irregularitieis connected with the names of somie prominent foreign stars. In one instance the reports said one star hai said she paid a large sum to obtain the entry of her personal maid. Garsson returned here today from New York; where he appeared be^ .fore tlie federal : grand jury and obtained itidictment and later a guilty plea from) Harry Gergusori, who has claimed to be Prince Michr ael Roinanoff. For the last year and a half he has servedj as special assistant secretary of labor in charge of ferreting out tmmlgratlbn frauds.| ' HoUywood "Capone" Slain. HoUywood, Calif., Jan. 18.i (AP)-i- Three men, including one identified by poUce is the film colony's leading dealer in lUicit Uquor, were slain tbdajl In what authorities .said was an outbreak of gang warfare for southepi CaUfomla's bootleg trade. JAPANESE MOB SINGETOFFICE Ambassador Grew Asks Investigation and Adequate Protection Yokohama, Jan. 18. (AP)—Police held 138; Japanese tonight for participation in a mid-day raid upon the Yokahaina branch of the Singer Sewing Machine company. All movable property and valuable j:ecords were destroyed in the attack by a mob of nearly 200 disgruintled em­ ployes. Richard McCleary, representative of the New York headquarters of the Singer "company, who was in Japan in connection with its labor • difficulties, said the loss was "likely to reach several hundred thousand yen." ;The yen is equivalent to about 20 cents.) The greatest part of the loss was valuable records of Instalment sale contracts and oth^r documents which the rioters toi-e to bits and scattered over the place. Three of the singer company's loyal Japanese employes and four Japanese guards; were seriously injured. No Americans or other foreign employes of the concern were hurt. McCleary charged that police protection was inadequate. "I am unable to understand'^ how nearly 200 men were able to assemble and raid the premises In the heart of Yokohama without police being able to halt them." he said. Other Singer, employes alleged they had reason to believe the police had knowledge that the raid might occur. The Singer company Is an American concern. •W. L. Malone, of the Singer staff, said the raid climaxed a half year's bitter lobor dispute. He declared that between 150 and 200 Singer employes mastly transported In motor cars, rushed Singer's two-story, office building in the heart of Yokohama's business district during the lunch hour. ' The majority, he said, wielded cord wood clubs, of which a motorcar load was dumped in front of the building at the outset of the attack. Malone said at least one knife was used. The rioters swept through the building like a wrecking crew, smashing, furniture and demolishing typewriters and other machines. Safes were damaged, documents torn and' scattered and doors and windows smashed. ROOSEVELT TO: CAPITOL ifOR ANOTHERTALK ' - . . • President and Successor Discuss Foreign iiffjiirs Friday Morning JAPAN STANDS! FIRM the^ •White on ^ foreign develop- to confine It devel- ad (invited a second mansion. Manchurian FolUy Will Not B^ Altered W New President's Vijew^ Washington, Jan. 18. (AP)—President' HooVer and Preqident-61ect Roosevelt Will confer at I ;House Friday morning •affairs and Internationa ments how; unfolding. The president intends jiie confei-ence to those t(|pics alone, as the situation now stalnd^. ..This was asserted In the highest quarters this forenoon, soon aftef oped that ;Mr. Hoover his successor-to-be to meeting in the executive' :' Although the 'White liousB officially remained silent, it [was istated that the meeting would bje a contln- liation of Jtihe present adndnlstra- tion's effort to gain an iccord with the incoming administration, on In- t;emational' pjolicies. Sino-Jap Issue Up Too. This hai; been interrupted In of- iflcial circles ,to mean not ohly the war debt, arniament, ahd|wofld economic pi^plileins, but probably • also task of the'.Sino-Japanes^ conflict. No word ca,me from 'Whit^ House officials regarding the aavisbrs who might, sit ;with the pre^ldoit and the piresident^elect in the {Conference, l'' I I 't At theirl: previous talki. Secretary Mills and Professor Raymond Moley, the latter !an advisor of jMr.- Roosevelt, joined in the exphapge of opinion. ' i ; It appears likely, in view of his recent talk With Mr.- Roofeevelt and the emphasis that probably J will ^be placed upon foreign a^alrs, that Secretary Stimson might join the president in his forthcoming conference. ! I Tokyo, Jan. 18. (AP)—Joseph C. (^rew, American ambas.sf,dor visited Foreign Minister, Uchici.. and re-, quested an immediate investigation of the raid upon the Singer Sewing Machine company branch at Yokohama. .He also requested adequate protection for American life and property in the future. ^ Grewi laid the facts of the raid, as the lembassy had learned tliem, before ' Foreign Minister Uchida. The latter promised an immediate investigation and also the protection which the ambassador asked. Grew recalled that the embassy previously had directed attention of Japanese authorities to the Singer labor troubles and at that time asked for precautions against violence. Washington. Jan. IB. (AP)—'rfie raid iipon the Yokohama brancli of the Singer Sewing Machine company, concerning wiiich Ambassador Grew made representations; to Foreign Minister Uchida, is the third-demonstration against American interests in Japan within the last year. Last May 9, a bomb damaged the American constilate at Nagasaki. In September a press campaign was Inaugurated against.the Osalca branch of the National City Bank of New York in which It was alleged that photograplis taken by employes of the bank were to l>e used for espionage purposes. Ambassador Grew protested against this campaign which was finally discontinued. Officials of the bank explained that the photographs were taken for use In an advertising campaign'. Ambassador Grew has not; made any report as yet to the state department concerning the raid on the Yokohama branch of the Singer Sewing Machine company. Tokyo, Jan. 18. (AP)—'jrhe'; Japanese; governihent served iiotiCe today that President-elect, Rojisevelfa ;ws will] not alter th:s country's already fixed policies in Mahchiuia. Mr. Roosevelt's statement uphold- ingi the isanctity of Ii terhational treaties arid the final over-riding of President Hoo\?er's veto ( i the Philippines Iridependence bill both stirred up.^ cdnsiderabld comment here. Foreign office sources told the Japanese-press I it would be"*'unrea- soijable" If :the' United States asked otlier powers to partlcip ite in neu- traiiizatlon of the Phillplihids while Anierlca retained naval bases there. It iwas suggested that neutrRlIzation mlpiit Involve revision or the four- po^iir Pacific pact. Insisting Japan has 'iolttted no treaties iri Manchuria, a .'government spokcisman said It remained to be scon how the RooseveJt pronouncement would be ipplied to Manchuria. It also was stated officially, though guardedly, that Japan was ^willing-to Join a m)ve;looklng toward neutralization of the^Phlllp- plncis. \ • , " Parallel Drawn. • A.:parallel was drawi between Japan's relations to Mar churia and the United States to the l-Philip-• pines. • • . The Tokyo newspaper Asahl ridlr culed the ^ suggestion eirianating from Washington that, J ipap might invade the= Philippihes; cfeclaring "there is no greatei^ m stake .than to conclude from Japan's military :actions in Manchuria th it she har­ bors'territorial gains." ; ; "We are hopeful that under Mr. Roosevelt... irritations groi ^HnK out df Washington's 'spur-df-the mo- ngent' judgments Willi be removed," a? foreign office; spokesn an^sald in cqmqienting. on the Roosevelt foreign policy Statement. ROOSEVELT CHANGE 5 STAND. SnplI, Charges Reversal of PdUcy on Three Issues. 'Washington, Jan. 18. APJ—Rep­ resentative Snell, the Republican leader, expressed to nev'spapermeh today; the view that it WES definitely indicated by ^ Senator Snith (D.,i^. C.), that President-elect Roosevelt had aone "a:n about fac e" 6n the Dem'ocratlc Sponsored' firmj relief bill passed by the hous > and now pending in the senate. Smith said, yesterday after returning from a .'conference with the president-elect that Mr. Roosevelt wanted onlyicotton and ^heat to be benefited under the bin. '^Thd president-elect ha*, again . changed face absolutely,"^ Snell said. "First he did it on the sales tax, then 08 the Income tax i,nd now on farm relief."; HIGH CHURCHMEN X"^ SERVICE Simple Services of St. Joi epk Bishop -Attract Lnminartes.; St. Joseph]^ Mo., Jan. 18. UAP)— Three .archbishops, 15 bishops and two abbots, besides mor: than 150 priests, * attended the fineral here today of Bishop Francis Gilflllan of the Catholic; diocese of St. Joseph, who di^ last Friday. ''• The ^eryicfs were simple, as the prelate had liemanded in his wrill. and Bishop Francis Jphabnes of the- diocese- of' Leavenworth, who preacheia from all en also comni£ sermon. logy or personal ^tribute. ided by the his Willi H Burial was in [Moitnt OU- vet cenij?te*y;here. refrained bislrap in

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