Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on January 27, 1933 · Page 6
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Iola, Kansas
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Friday, January 27, 1933
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PAGE SIX MELTON LEARNS Resnlts Last Night. Catholic—26 FG S. Zyskcrwski. f 5 Grant, f 0 Gordon, c. 0 OTlaherty, g. 3 A. Zyskowskl' g 0 Mctzingcr 0 i Totals "TlTLr CLAIMS Punches to Tummy Finally Cause Eggs's Shoulders To Recline Eggs Melton found out last night why Orval Cox of Predonla has a good right to: Call; himself the middleweight champion of Kansas. Cox showed hirni two good reasons, the first d pin and fall with one-arm bar. and the second a series of punches to, the nether regions followed by an effective slam to the mat Melton met Cox In the local Colosseum over the Fairmont creamery in the main go of a wrestling card offered by Promoter Mike Chacoma which Included, besides a couple of uninteresting preliminaries, a one- fall, no time limit match between Bull Henry, of Mexico City, Pueblo, and Honduras,, and Clyde Atwell, boy wonder of FredonlSi The bellowing Bull squatted on Atwell in short order to win the preliminary. In the main event. Melton showed that it is possible for him to throw an opponent, and he also demonstrated that it is possible for -him to be thrown. In none of his previous matches here this season has he thrown i a main-go adversary; neither Jias he been thrown by an! White, f. ... adversary. Tweedy, f. .. Fans Hith Melton. I'- Thompson. Melton, decidedly favored by the; • capacity crowd which attended the' "luer. g. festivities, came out strong at the first gong and did his part to make the first yferse of what was to be'his •iwan song, as melodious as possible. He kicked and cuffed and made : r • 1 CBUBCH LEAGUE PLAT ^ League StaQdlnpu 1 W. li. Pet. United Brethren ....3 0 1.000 Christian Srs. ... ....3 I .750 Methodist ....3 1 .750 Presbj-terlan — ....2 1 .667, Baptist ....2 2 .600 Catholic .r...l 1 .500 Trinity M. E. ... ....0 4 .000 Christian Jrs ....0 4 .000 1 6 0 2 1 0 Trinity—14 H. Hogiratt, f. . K Hogpatt. f. . Little, f.. Provinca. c. ... C. Hogratt. g. Ammons, g. ... Totals 5 Mp «h<»dlst—14 Amdt, f R. Tinley, f. .. Anderson, c. . Miller, g Middleton, g. . McNally, g. ... Bagnall. g. v^-- Totals 5 Baptist—12 Robin.son. f. .. c. Totals 5 ....8 10 10 FO TT F ....1 0 3 ....1 0 3 ..-..0. 1 3 ....3 1 • 0 ....0 0 3 ....0 0 2 ....5 2 14 FG FT P ....0 1 2 ....1 0 0 ....1 1 - 3 ....1 2 2 ....2 ; 0 0 ....0 0 0 ....0 0 2 ....5 4 9 FG FT F 2 • 1 2 0 0 3 .,..1 0 2 0 0 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 5 2 13 Thp lol.i Prp."ibvterian church Die. ttc KJCKra ana cuiiea ana inuuc 1 ^^'^J^^l 'l'^^* T^", faces at Cox in rapid succession, i ^st to the Presbyterian church of much to the delight of the howling '"'^ "'"•^^ populace. The Fredontari, although not the showman that Melton Is, fcountered with; equally effective punches and kicks, although he fell far short of the lola idol when it came to baring his fangs and looking ferocious. After 23 minutes of routine poses. enlivened from [ time to time with spirited -aTestling on the floor of the "Colosseum instead of the mat. Merciless Melton was given the first fall with what somebody called a Hust«n split, i In effect, it consisted • slack, c of Melton: fitting on Cox's shoul- BOWIUS . g. .. . ders, holdingi the fallen gladiator's | Sutherland, g. kgs aloft the; while. Parsons there last night. Accord ing to a report of the game : the plav was close all the way, the score at half being 8-6 for Parsons. Troutwine. lola forward, was high scorer of the game, counting six points. The box score: Ida FG Gilbert, f 0 Troutwine. f 2 Beach, f. 0 Eosenberg. f. Anderson, f. Mclntyre, c. . The secohdj fall went to Courageous Cox in 22 minutes. Melton entered the r^g, stuck out his chest, and made a tcrdble face at the Pury of Predonla. but ithe act failed to roll Cox out Into: the aisle at all. .0 0 0 0 1 0 0 jDunlap, g. Totals 3 FT 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 THE lOLA DAILY BEGlgTEB. FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 27. BASKETBALL IS LEADING SPORT IN KANSAS NOW Estimates Show Football Fat Behind in Number Of Games Played By Charles A. Gmmich (Associated Press Sports Writer.) Basketball was voted the leading Kansas sport last season In a poll conducted by Paul R. Lawrence of the Newton Kansan-Kepiibllcan, and now E. A. Thomas, executive secretary oi the state high school athletic association, offers statistics to show the chief . indoor winter sport outranks football. "Thomas estimates there are 650 senior or 4-year high schools playing basketball In Kansas and asserts that a conservative estimate ^•ould place each team's average schedule at not less than 13 games. Multiplying 650 by 13 ^d 'dividing the result by two, because the teams play each other except for; a few Interstatje engagements, we . find that the; high schools participate in at least 4225 games annually In regular season play, exclusive of tournaments. Coimty and invitation tournaments and the state elimination series leading up to, the. two state Interscholastlc cliamplonshlp tournaments account for about 1,000 additional games. Thomas goes on. insisting that all estimates are extremely conservative. ' lOLA. KANSAS PLANE CRASH BLOiCKSJlAILROAP This wTeck of an army bombing Rlane, in which foiir iSyers narrowly escaped death, blocked a railroad:. The big plane crashed on the tracks at Yorfcvllle, 6., after striking vk-lres on Its takeoff. The army flyersi only slightly Injured, crawled from the wreckage before flames reached them. The flaming plaiie stopped a passenger train. After the plane burned, the train pushed aside the still hot wTeckage and proceeded. "In football." Thomas says, "we have not quite 400 schools playing. In fact, during ; the past season there were probably not more than 375. They average about seven or eight games per season, making the total number of high school football games approximately 1500. Tulsa Oilers at Denver Februaxy 9 and will come dam off their hi^ perch for a return game In Tulsa,^ February 17—Jack Charvat, who does man-Friday duty lor President Dale. Gear, Is cotislderlng a Job as operator of one of the Western league or Association clubs—if diaries Munson, 6 foot 4 inch center, passed 18 hours work the first semester, the University of Oklahoma probably will get the tip over other Big iSlx teams, and the Soon- ers claim that's all they need to win the title. Parsons FG Skie. f. -. 1 Peters, f ..0 Instead, he;climbed all over the lola ^l ^i, "I T »» „„ Tir„it™ Smith, c i Lewis, g 2 Prengall, g 0 Remmlngton, g 0 Iron Man and, as Melton grew weaker and weaker as they went through the standard poses, he finally threw Melton with a series of headlocks followed up by a pin and fall with jirrii bar. Cox said so himself. , Tnmmy Punching Does It, The third verse of the hymn was short and sweet. Mauler Melton, using his arm as a club, whacked Cox over the back of the neck with It three times in a row. "That took about 1!T seconds. Cox staggered to his feet and in-a final frenzy launched a" series tjf right hooks to the body that made Melton grunt loud enough to be heard Inside the court house. lola's favorite slumped to the mat after the fourth sock In the tummy and all Cox had to do: was to sit on him to get game, rub-: bcr, and match. lii the preliminary. Bull Henry, originally pitted against Stolid John Nral, was j cast to play opposite Clydfl Atwell. hastily summoned to pinch hit ifor the stolid lolan who was "unavoidably detained" in Independence, according to Charley Fultz. the; referee, announcer, and promoter. |(In the absence of Chacoma.) Atwell, whose grimaces have made lola audiences laugh previous to last night, stood up tp the Bull but never came close to throwing It. Obviously outclassed, as well as out'-welghcd. Atwell spun^^ln with the flowery- cared bovine on top of him to lose the matchi In 7M; minutes. It wais a fast match, however, and the citizens cheered and booed lustily first for one and then for the other as "they went I through their song and dance. ' Tile citizens were pleased. FT 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Totals 5 1 FIRE MURDER A MYSTERY YET Smouldering Body of Red-Headed Woman Found in New York. Spring Valley. N. Y., Jan. 27. (AP) The pyre'murder of an aubum- halred woman whose body was found aflame nckr Spook Rock baffled authorities today. Wisps of smoke curling upward in the snow-covered peach and apple country attracted Alonzo Osborn as he walked along a road. Behind a boulder he found the burning bodv, sprnwled on its face. The woman was about 5 feet, 1 Inch tall, about 35 years old, and weighed about 115 pounds. A purse nearby held $16.50. A small ad m the Classified columns often puts over n bis deal. Those figures represent only the organized high school contests: No estimate of Y. M. C. A., church league and Independent games Is available, but Thomas says that thr; Tbpeka Y. M. C. A. alone has about 15 games a weekt Seventeen colleges and a dozen junior colleges participate in basketball, with schedules running from 12 to 20 srames a season and then there are the elementary schools. Junion Reed of the Parsons Sun believes the class of basketball played by the Kansas junior colleges doesn't suffer by comparison with that of the Kansas conference. Reed points out that KanS&.i City. Kas., junior college beat Baker university, 42 to 16, and lost to ElDo- rado junior college, 16 to 52. For those who figure that v&y ElDo- rado, which is not the leader In the Juco race, would be 62: points better than Baker, which has split two games in the Kansas conference. SEASIAN WATSON MAY SINK British Boxer Rated Far Below Labarba in Garden Tonight. John Bentlcy of the Llncoto, Neb- State Journal reports that Robert J. Casey of the Chicago DaUy News covered Denver (hold-that-llon) Wright's Safari on a Mississippi river Island and hurried back to Chicago to find out whether the two lions which stand in front of the Art Institute were. still there and he found that they were, leaving hlmi with the Idea that It must have been two other Hons which Denver Wright and his party shot. Random shots—Horton Smith Is resting up from the golfing wars at his old home in Springfield, planning to resume activities Fcbruai^ a in the SIOOO St. Petersburg. Flo., open—while other scratch golfers were shooting in the sixties with 8- inch cups, Bernard BChrlever, San Antonio city amateur champion who rarely goes over 75, had an 81— the Denver Pigs will entertain .the i WILLIAM BRAUCHER New York. Jan. 27. fAP)—They're launching Seaman Watson on. an imfamiliar. ocean tonight with no charts to guide him. Britain's nautical fistlcuffer. champion of the tight little Isle's featherweights, faces Fidel Labarba. staunch Lds Angeles battler, in a 12-round niatch in Madison Square Garden. - The odds were as high as 2 to 1 that Labarba would- win and.-gain the right to: meet Kid Chocolate, recognized In this state as featherweight chamijion of the world. In a' title bout here In February. j The long odds were explained not I only on the basis of Labarba's undoubted strength but on TVatson's apparent weakness as demonstrated In the Briton's public test | against three prelinilnary boj-s here some daj-s ago. Watson's handlers pointed out, however, that the:! British champion was just off the boat when the public test was held andj that he was justifiably nervous and imable to dp justice to hlnpself. Kansas City—An argument over ; a telephone] number reached the : point yesterday where Dlstri|:t. Judge Clyde C. Glandon temporarily en- joined Edward T-"Jones fiiom ob- 'tainlng it' from Bert Ray. Each : wanted the number after dissolving : a partnership In a cleaning bustaess. Rjvy asserted he would suffer a dls- ; tlrict loss If deprived of the num: ber because he had spent $5500 In JadvertLslng which carried it. , Hearing on an iapplication to make • • 2 order permanent will be held jp Mprch: . , _ lit Belittling Note earnest statistician has been delving into the box scores and comes up with interesting comment. legaiding Cliuck Klein, a young man generally acccptetl as being the best ball player in the National League. The Indianu foundryman smacked the ball for .411 at home In the Phillies' pop- lly ball park. But on the roai Klein lilt for a mere .267. And 2U of his 29 home runs were made in the Philadelphia bandbox. Recommends Rommel J I.M.MY DYKES, who ulll put on sB new AVhile Sox uniform next year, wants to bring along a friend , from the A's. The man is Ed Uom- mel, So-yearold knuckle ball fllnger. Jimmy believes hiere is a lot of pitching left in Roniinel's aging souper, and that the larger Coniis- key Park would be a great help to the man who saw many short hits sail over the Shibe short right field wall. Jimmy insists that Romm&I, - - developed an inferiority complex at wlio recently signed for a se-i Philadelphia, but believes his couti- ries of talkie.", should feel right ] dence could be restored, at. Imme in his new role. If yon I • • •• doubt that he can orate, we rec-1 (jarnera, Peacemaker?' Two Hands Are Much Better Than One rpwo recent alleged ch,implon- sliip bouts proved the merit of the old saw that two haud.s are better than one. Tommy Paul might have beaten Freddie Miller. Cinrlnhali southpaw, for the N. B. A. featherweight championship of the world if he had used more rlKhts. And if Frank Battaglia had been able to throw a left as w<>ll as he tcssed that roaring right at Ben Jeby. the latter might not now be New York Boxing Commission mlddlewei champion of the world. • r> * Winn a Came Guy. COME sort of prize must be *^ awarded the venerable kuiinel, Mai-t Winn, for his derring-do in refusing to lower the Kentucky Derby's J50.000 purse. But then the kunncl always has been a game guy. even though it has cost liim a couple ojj the chin now and then. • * • McCraw Can Do It riSTRIt John Joseph McGraw, I ON THE ALLEYS League, standings. W. L. Pet. Pla Mors 32 25 .561 Colts .28 29 .491 Recreations ......24 30 .444 Recreations. Ayling .171 157 161 489 Sutton 129 143 162 434 Mittelbach 135 135 135 405 Foust , 169 210 ,188 557 Clemans :225 186 210 621 OPPORTDNITY FOR JliCO ioia Red Devils to Have Best Chance of Season to Get First Win In Two Years Tonight. 1 Totals 875 867 902 2644 Plft Mors. Reuther 139 !l93 139 471 Doollttle 132 ,177 201 465 Corr 123 172 169 464 Prltchle ...163 163 163 489 BlUbe 174 174 174 -522 Army Prepanes to Save Oahu from Black Fleet Honolulu. Jan. 27. (AP)—Peaceful j dahu Island echoed with the sounds of w-artlme preparations today as officers and men of the United States army prepared Its tropic shores for defense against the mighty guns of an "lm:adlng" fleet which was ploughing through the Pacific. .Tractors draggefd heavy guns Into field positions while the army signal corp laced the island with a network of communication lines, preparing for the Army-Navj' winter maneuvers beginning Sunday night. Under cover of the night Hhe coast artlllerj' had moved equipment out from Us posts and anti-aircraft armament manned strategic positions. Powerful motors thundered In hangars as defending aircraft were tuned to final pitch. The 10,000 officers and men from Schofleld "barracks. America's largest army post, were ready to t«ke the and before Sunday a string of scouting mlnecraft will sail, beyond the horizon to watch for the "black" fleet—^the attackers—en route from San Diego. When the scouting force puts to sea It will swing In a huge circle around the Lsland, while shore authorities keep in touch with it through reconnoitering planes for instant notice of the "black" fleets approach. GAS CITY EVENTS Township Begliu Cnuhlng Rock to Be Used on Rmtd Near Allen Center Sohool Hoiue. U. S. PILOT DIES IN CRASH War-Time Filer IVDstakes Grain Field for Emergency Airdrome. Corona, Calif., Jan. 27. (AP)—M. S. BoggSi air line Inspector of the department of commerce, died today from Injuries received when a govcnihient-owned plane, In which he was piloting two Los Angeles spcicty women as passengers, struck a high tension wire near here. The women, Mrs. Mary Oogan and Miss Stacia CMrry, were Injured. Mrs. Gogan's arm was broken and Miss Curry's hip was injured. • Investigators said Boggs presumably mistook a grain field for the emergency field last night and was circling preparatory to landing when he struck a group of trees and the power line. The three were to h- ve been guests, at a social gathering at the O. R. Fuller ranch. Fuller is the former head of the .Old Century Paciflt: Airlines. Boggs began flying In. 1917 In the army. For the last five years he had been connected with the department of commerce. His home was in Piedmont, Calif. OAS cmr, Jan. 26.— Mr. and Mrs. E. M. West of Kansas City visited Sunday at the home of the former's brother, C. P. West and family. Mrs. Carrie West, who has been visiting here accompanied them home Stm- day evening. Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Latthner are the proud parents of a 9-pound daughter, Mary Catherine, who was, bom December 10, at Glrard, Kas. Mrs. Lattlmer and baby returned home recently. Clinton Stroud, who has been quite ill. Is somewhat Improved. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Maish and family of Olrard spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Boyer. Miss Bessie Searcy of lola spent Sunday afternoon at the home, of her parents, Mr. and lUrs. J. H. Searcy-. Mrs. Frank Prock and children spent Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Maurice Rosebaugh. Mrs. George Hardin and children of Humboldt and Mrs. Mark Pierson and children were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Lattlmer. Mr. and Mrs. John Parton of Fort Scott, and Mr. and Mrs. Harvard Morehead and children, Jackie and Floyd; Boss, of Omaha, visited Monday aibAhe hom^-of Mrs. Lucy Cornell. Mrs. John Boyer and Mrs. Sarah Maish visited Wednesday afternoon with their aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Odell. I Mrs. 1 Dollle Runcr is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shultz. The former Is a sister of Mr. Shultz. Mrs. H. W. Chaney spent Wednesday afternoon visiting with Mrs. King, who Is seriously 111 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marie Pope In lola. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Humbei-d and Miss Aldola Toedman and Leland Toedman, of lola, spent Wednesday evening at the home of their daughter arid sister, Mrs. Bill Qumfory. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith of Kansas City were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Calnl E. W. Ells\('orth and Maurice Rosebaugh arc sawing wood for Anderson and Hoke west of lola. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Searcy and daughter Ruth spent Thursday In lola at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gardner. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Abbott of .south Gas have moved to the Ralph Perkins property In East Lawn and the Perkins family have moved to the Abbott property. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Cundy and children, Mabel Ruth and John Joseph, and John Beedtag motored to Klncald Wednesday on business. Miss Clarlne Johnson of south Gas, Miss Anfaa Wilson of lola, and Credit Inflation the Need. Kansas City, Jan. 27. (AP)—Inflation of credit, rather than of cur- l/rency, is the present need. Franklin W. Fort, chairman of the board of the federal home loan bank system, told the Southwestern Lumbermen's association here yesterday. Fort, said that In a country where all the people "share in proportion to their thrlftlness and abUlty," direct cheapening of the dollar would be an "assault on the right of Uirift." ommcnd yon to Will Klem. National League umpire. Mister Klem ha.s heard Mister jMcGraw,' in some of bis finest philippics'. * • • • Another Prize! TT/'niLE we're In llie business of " passing up prizes let us not forget to reward \vith some humble token the (emertly of Prof. T'mberlo Gabbi of (he University of Parma (Denver). The'profes­ sor unburdened himself of ihe, following remark recently: V.Women athletes . . . They are.often thick .of neck and hare herculean arteries, peninsular hands and ter- rlcC-iial feel." . Y'ou should havr j yecn some of hfs jnaill "PRNIE SqHAAF,- who attained ^ some questionable fame by belting out Stanley (Positive) Poreda, may never be privileged to 'give vent to his ballyhooed bitterness against the Boston Squire who Is his part manager. The reason may be Primo Camera, of whom Schaaf must- dispose of before being accorded a crack at Sharkey's chani- pionshlp chin. ' Fiddle-feet has been improving as a fighter even thi^ugh most of his e.\erciso has been against urn- bays, -^nd', ati least In this corner, Schaaf's conquest of Poreda proves not so much as certain experts ^ would have you believe. Harlan Gard, lola, were entertained Wednesday evening at the home of Delmont Adams. The township has commenced crushing rock to be used on the road near Allen Center schoolhouse. Hubert Smith, a former resident of Gas, Is critically ill at his home in Longford, Kaa. , I Mrs. Arley Poc of lola spent Tuesday at the home of Mrs. ' Floyd Cain. Both the Trinity M. E. Ladies' Aid of lola and Gas will participate in the quilt exhlbitloh which will be held Tuesday, January 31, afljemoon and evening, at the home of Mrs. Flora Ricketts west of Gas. Everybody is welcome. Refreshmeipts will be served, and a silveir Offering will be taken. | Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Osljorn and family went to lola Sunday night to see Mrs. Osbom's father, M. D. Harbour, who has been quitelui, but lola is Shultz Is somewhat improved at this time. Mr. Harbour is at the homej of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Peres. Floyd Cain went to Pratt, Kas., Tuesday on business. BUI Remmert of near Himboldt was a caller Wednesday at the T. L. Lattlmer home. Jodie Osborn of west of spending a week at the J. WJ home. Ora Folk of Wan; Okla.," visited Sunday at the John Boyer home. Morning worship services at the M. E. church Sunday. Sermon by the pastor at 10, and Simday school at 11. Junior league at 5 and Senior league at 6:30. Simday school at the Church of God at 10 Sunday morning. Mrs. Dora White spent Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Boyer. Mrs. E. W. Ellsworth was a Wednesday afternoon caller at the home of Mrs. Lena Perkins. Mrs. Maurice Rosebaugh was a visitor at the Gas school Wednesday afternoon. FORMER KAISER IS 74 TODAY Members of Family and Dutch Friends Help In Celebration. Doom, Holland, Jan. 27. (AP)— Wllhelm Hohenzollern, former Kaiser Wllhclm of Germany, celebrated today his seventy-fourth birthday. The observance liicludcd a sci-- vlcc In the chapel of Doorn House, his cxilt! since his flight from Germany, November 10, 1918. This was foIlo^^•cd by the family luncheon, Several Dutch friends were Ihvlt' ed to a dinner this evening after which a patriotic film was to "be shown. ; Amotig members of the family with the former kaiser and his second wife. Princess Hermine. wore the former crowii prince, a,Friedrich Wllhelm. who now is 50 years old. Prince Eitel Frledrlch, Prince .Auguste Wllhelm. and a grandson. Prince Louis Ferdinand. IF YOU MISS THE REGISTER CALL 157 OR 520. Topeka—Requests that deficiency appropriations be made for. at least two Kansas Institutions, the state penitentiary at Lansing and the boys' industrial home, Topeka, will be sent to the legislature by Governor Alfred M. Landon. In making this intention public yesterday, the governor said the deficit at the penitentiary would be approximately $50,000. He said he did not have the figure for the Industrial school. TONIGHT The Misner Players Presentlgg DA\1D BELASCO'S 'THE MUSIC MASTER' Junior High School 8:00 p. m. Admission SS5c Sponsored By lola, City ' Federation The Glob^V Semi-Annual Shorer Em Out SAjLE! SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTIONS ON ALL 8UITS ;oyERCOATS and FURNISHINGS Suit and Overcoat -Values to $2t Suit arid Overcoat Values $25 $49.^5 Suit Values to $20 $17.85 ; : • 1 Overcoat Special One or two coats of a kind inelndlng dark blue doable- breasted. Values to $20 $9.85 GLOBE Clothing Co. Totals 731 879 846 2456 FORD PLANTS IDLE Work on New Models Not Yet Announced Is Hindered. Detroit, Jan. 27. (AP)—Ford Motor company manufacturing and assembly plants all over the country were Idle today because of labor troubles In Detroit plants supplying the Ford company with automobile bodies, and estimates of the number of men affected ran as high as 150,000. Ford company officials In announcing, the shut-down said it was due to the closing of two plants of the Brlggs Manufacturing Co., here where a number of employes walked out early this week. They said they could not continue work on new models not yef announced without bodies furnished by the Briggs company. The announcement was followed by a state- Iment.from Clarence W. Avery, pres- 'idcnt of the Murray Corporation of America, also manufacturers of automobile bodies that the Ford closing would force his company to lay off from 1,200 to 2,000 men who had been turning out Ford bodies; The Briggs company supplies bodies for several motor companies besides Ford and some of those companies said their stock of bodies would be exha:usted by Monday. Employes of the Briggs company said their protest was over reductions in their pay made for "dead time" caused by machinery breakdowns or by moving from one part of the plant to another. Company officials said the minimum wage for nonproductive workers is 25' cents an hour, with the expert, tradesmen drawing from 60 cents to $1 an hour. ^ : Between 40.000 and 50,000 men have been employed in the Ford plant here, most of them three days a week. Estimates of the number employed In assembly plants ranged from 60.000 to 100.000. The Briggs' company has employed about 6,000 men. Revenge for a 12-35 loss at Parsons and a first conference victory In two years will be the main objectives of the Junior college Red Devils tonight in their game with the Cardinals from Labette county. According to recent reports the clash will be one of the Devils' best opportunities for a win. this year. The first and second squads of the high school will also appear on the three-game program which is to start at 6:30 in the senior high " gym. The Humboldt Cubs of numbers one and two rank will come for Neosho Valley league games with the Mustangs. Tomorrow night the highs and collegians will play here again. Hutchinson junior college and Cherryvale high school, both having strong teams, will be In town .for contests. The high school game with Cherryvale will be a non-league affair with a team new to the Mustangs and cage fans of the city. Scoring averages of the state Junior college race as compiled by WUl Feder, sports editor of the El Dorado 'Times, list Tony Fallettl of Port Scott at the top with a mark of 19 points per game. Dickey, Coffeyvllle, Is In second position with an average of 13.83. Games this week are not Included: The first ten players in the list: G FG FT AvpJ Fallettl, F. S. 2 16 6 19.00 Dickey, Coff. 6 34 15 13.83 Bramble. El 5 23 10 11.20 Geymann, El. 5 21 11 lO .ew Smiley, El 5 21 11 10.60- Shiirpi Ind 2 9 2 10.00 Lewis, Ark 3 12 4 9.00 Henry, Pars 3 12 2 8.67 Blnkeslec, Ind -.2 7 2 8.00 Gasaway, Pars 3 10 3 7.67 London—A ban on the historic game of marbles Is the ^demand made by a deputation of parents to the education authorities of North London. Marbles, say the parents."are now an instrument of Rambling. Youngsters rich in marble wealth act the part of' bookmakers for their classmates. The new game is to hold out one marble as a target, and the "bookmakers" shout the odds. KELLEY : Matinees 10c-15c—Nlghtti lOc-Z.-ic ENDS TONIGHT- JOHN BARRYMORE in a performanr* of such pov- rr, billlancy and passion that .vou will bn swept away In the overwhelming tide of Clarence Dane's great play— A Bill of Divorcement One of the roost heart-stirring human documents the stage has ever given to the screen. with' — : KATHARINE HEPBURN Billie Burke, David Mariners ADDED—COMEDY—NEWS SATURDAY- ADMISSION lOc TO ALL KEENS in a thrilling loiv itary of the land of fighting men! XCHEYENNE MARYMASON OffflR ROSCO ATES • Wjf,^ ADDED—"Two Lips and ' * " "' Juleps." "Feathered Follies," Latest chapter of "Hurricane Express" and News. SUNDAY for 3 Days , Romance embedded deep in the soil we love! Drama wrenched from an empire in creation! Richard Dix, Ann Harding, Edna May Oliver, Guy Kibbec, in 'The CONQUERORS' A Tidal Drama of America—Deep as Human Passion! _ Tag BUI Up Today, Tnnpka. Jan.. 27. (AP)—Tlie sen- .-tte moved to give the automobllo tag fee bill immediate consideraMon whrn it voted to mnko the mea.sure; a special order of bu.siness at 2 p.. m. todav. Wallace J, Ferry Dies, Kansas City, Jan. 27. (AP)—Wal-' larp J. Ferrj', 52, president of the Ferrj'-Hanley Advertising company,: injured yesterday when his automo-, bile crashed into a bridge abutment, died night. He once was a; member of the Kansas City Star editorial staff. When I am sad. I sing, and then;, others are sad with me.—Artemus Ward. THEATRE OF THE STABS" TWCATI Last Times Today! Mighty Epic of Deep Sea Adventure— A Romantic Love Story .—With— RICHARD ARLEN, ZITA JOHANN, EDWARD G. ROBINSON SATURDAY! ADMISSION 11»c TO ALL! Another Swell Barirain Show EXTRA! Flip the Frog •PHONEY EXPRESS" Scrappy Comedy ^'KATTLE of the BARN' "JUNGLE'MYSTERY" Have You Heard A.bout—r Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer'jj Surprise Comedy fi4 Thrill Sen- vSt^ nation? 7Jl\ With : UNA * MEBKEL; ' Most Genuinely Exciting Comedy of the Season." —Lowell Lawrence, K. C. Post. The whole town will be talk- iin^ abont it after the Owl : Show tomorrow night.

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