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PAGE FOUR CUNNINGHAM IN GOOD WITH ALL THETMCKFANS . A. A, JJ.f However, Thinks He Beats Venzke by Use i Of Mirrors Maybe By Charles A. Grmnich. (Associated Press Sports Writer.) Whatever it takes to convince the ; hierarchy of the Amateur Athletic union, the Kansas boy Glenn Gun- nlngham apparently lacks, but what It takes to put it across to the track Tans he has in quantities. . The Jayhawk miler from the Cimarron kept Gene Venzke off the Unit'ed States Olympic team by running the 1500-raeter race faster than the Pennsylvanlan. The Olympic management, which dovetails with that of the A. A. U., thought he did it with mirrors or something and was all for giving Venzke or some- i one else the assignment. Brutus K. Hamilton took it up with, Lawson '. Robertson, the Olympic head coach, and through his efforts Cunningham was allowed to run the 1500 and was the first United States run- ncr to finish. Cunningham wont cast this winter and won the Wanamakcr mile In the Mlllrose A. A. games with a ten-yard advantage over Venzke. Tlie A. A. U. was getting together a seVen-man track team for a Euro• pcan tour—expenses paid and all that. Before Cunningham had an V opportunity to clinch his argument with Venzke, the A. A. U. amiounced . Venzke was to be the miler on the 1 trip. Venzke had the best time in the books but he couldn't duplicate ; It'ori the boards. . ^ , Cunningham, who can run a con- siderable; half-mile and a two-mile J jaunt on occasion—doubling in -jbrass, wood winds, and on the tym: panl—went cast |again and beat Venzke by ten yards again at the ; mile distance. The time wasn't so , good. as it was in the Wanamakcr ' r mile but the ten-yard span was the : same and the Wanamaker aiiid Baxter miles are each 1760 yards, or 5280 feet long. , " ' Maybe Cunningham didn't care - about a leisurely boat ride to Eu- ;ropc;' The.favored Venzke has said ; he Is trying to regain the "kick" he . used to. run dowTit' the opposition ] when he was at thei peak. ; The United States Golf associa^ tion and the Lawn Tennis association have had the same difficulties, iwith the athletes, over whom they rule. The 'tennis lilgher-ups, who used to conduct an annual losing battle with BiU TUcieri, neglects at .times to • rate ^ch| stars as Helen -Wills Moody, explaining they have "insufficient data." 'A. little searching around would turn up a lot of data on Mrs. Wills's tennis ability. The golf association relented 50 "per cent la.st summer after announcing a Walker piip team which did not Include Gus Moreland or ..Johnny Goodman. | Moreland was taken into the select company after beating several members of the team in the western at j Chicago, but Goodman's clamorings for recognition went unheard. I CHUKCH LEAGUE PLAY Standings.- W. L. Pel United Brethren ... 6 0 1.00\ •Dresbyterian 5 2 .714 Methodist 4 3 .571 Catholic 3 3 500 Christian Sr 3 4 .429 Trinity .....3 4 .429 Baptist 3 4 .429 Christian Jr 0 6 .000 Results Last Night. Presbyterian—22. G. FT. F. Bowlus. f. 3 0 I Troutwlne, f 1 0 0 Rosenberg, f 0 0 0 Mclntyre. c 0 2 0 Gilbert, c 0 0 2 McClay. g. 4 2 2 Anderson, g. 0 0 0 Sutherland, g 1 0 0 NEM OF COLONY standard Bearen Society Entertained at Caldw^ Home Mon- I day Ereninff. THE 10L& DAILY REGISTER. WEDNESDAJT EJTENING. FEBRUARY 22. 1933i Totals Catholic—12. S. Zyskow.ski. f. A. Zyskowski, f. Metzinger. f. .:. Blxby. |c. O'Flnhorf: Grant, .9 4:5 G. FT. F. .4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals Referee—Crick. Christian Jr.—12. O. FT. F. F^'antz f. '. . . 3 1 0 Long, f 1 0 . 1 Cliildrcs.s. c. .... ......0 0 1 Lnne. g. Dunham, g 0 0 1 Lnne. g. Dunham, g , 1 1 0., Totals 5 2 3 Trinity—25. C. FT. F. Baker, f 1 0 1 Sicka. f. .1 1 0 V. Provlnca, c ..i.,..l 0 0 E: .Provinca. g. ... .3 2 3 Ammons. g. 5 0 1 Totals ...11 • Baptist 28, Christian Sr. 29. (Practice.) ball team has founded a new alma mater called Dixie university and the gridders will 'be known as the Rebels.. .Extension departments of the law school will be established iat Wichita Falls, Tyldr, -Austin, and Port Worth in a 'sort of football chain store system, like the St. Louis Cardinals have in baseball... Harold Manning who was rated all- Amerlcan by "the A. A. U. while at Wichita university, will try to do a .comeback at the national hidoor championships in New ,YorK. ..He will run the 3000-meter race...Ray Dunson, star Indian hurdler at the University of Oklahoma, in "27 and '28. now married and 30 years old', is back in school with ambitions tt hurdle again for the Sooners. ; Bruce Gustin of Denver asks .when Is a hole-in-qne not a holo- In-one? .The Denver Post writer goes on to explain that Pincktjey Foster learned the answer when a 'tec shot sank in a standard cup when he was playing Sarazcn cups. ' Foster removed the ball without penalty, from the small hole and : two-putted for a par 3 in the 8-inch fcan. Wlilch recalls the game of •• "greens wild," where the golfer <am play the green nearest to the point where his tec shot stops. , Random Shots ...Coach Nick Dobbs's Jefferson university foot- On . Saturday. March 4, every Mickey Mouse club member having his new Mickey Mouse club mem- bei^ship card will be admitted free to .see Chapter 1 of our new serial, "Clancy of the Mounted." Next Satiu-day on the screen we will present Tim McCoy in "End of the Trail": chapter 12 of "Jungle M.v.stery"; Sport TliriUs No.l; and Scrappy in "Railroad Wretch"; also Fourth Necessity. Dont' forget that this week we will show the last chapter of Jungle Mystery. This week should be a golden opportunity for you to secure more members for the Mickey Mouse club. Bring them to the theater next Saturday and get their Mlckej* Mouse club mcmbersliip cards which will admit them to the next week's show free. Any previous members who have for some reason or pthpr not secured your new membership cards, dp so this week. Here are the numbers that will admit the holder of the membership card bearing a number Idenlical to the .show next Saturday. 234, 567. 890. 950 and 710. WILLIAM BRAUCHER The Legend of Corbett pROBABLY R was the Corbelt •• family cow that first gave Jim Cotbett the idoa that he would like to become a gentleman. Cor- bi'ii -fpcnt his early youth in Sau Kiaiici.sco-. The cable cars that rin along Market street marked I lie boundary between two dis- ti'?icls known as "north of tlic • ^liot" and "south of the slot." .Corbett was raised, on the -;;(nithern side, in the same neigh- l>orhood that produced David _nela.sco, David Warfield, Tad Dor- uan. the fighting Brills and olh- who lifted themselves to fame. Jim was still very much of a bay when the Corbetts moved nwlh oC the slot. On this voyage )io, was made commandant of the lamlly cow. It was an assignment that gave him great dls- j;i (8t. Tlie lad'nlread.v had begun to wash himself behind the ears, and he aspired to nobjer things'. _ - ••«'.• . Father Helped, Too J I.M'S father also had a Iiand in ^forming, the .young fellow's miiid along, gentlemanly lines. The elder Corbett decided that Jim should rise above tlie livery stable that earned the family's bread and butter. 'lie gave Jim iin .education in accounting with the' plan of .seeln«( him one day a f^rc-at banker. Jim's father was a 'lironid nian when the boy put on his'iir.st white collar and started lo work a.t the Hibernla bank. - Jim was delicate as a young- stoF. Once a doctor thumped the liny's cheit and told the father that Jim was not likely to live Tiiore than, a year. That was whijn the young gentleman was S .v'^ars OJU. . • 'file plin that wa.s to correct the. doctor's appraisal developed I in jim'a head when the boy saw- Edward Payson Weston arrive in Frisco after hiking across the coui)try. The boy took up hiking. V.oston's timely arrival saved a The Choynski Incident rpnEIlIC arc times when even'the . vi^ry lincst of gentlemen must unbend. That was especially true in that part of Frisco where Jim had his oajly schooling. It was a land filled with turmoil. Especially was there a great deal of racial strife and bickvrin^. A few streets away from the Corbotl home, there lived a boy named Joe CJhoynski who was champion of the Jewish district. The Irish and Jewish younc men could become very ungentlemanly at times toward one another, and Jim was never one to run away from . an affair between gentlemen. • The argument reached a point wheie Joe and Jim Went out/into the hills one Saturday afternoon and fought it out. Jim won, and that light gave him his start tow.nrd tlio heavyweight championship. Years later Corbett and Choyn­ ski fought again—in what has become the classical."Bloody Battle of the Barge" near Benecia, Calif. After 2 6 ferocious rounds, the Jabbing gentleman named Jim felled Choynski live times and the sponge went flying in. w « « The Corbett Code J IM COilBETT adhered throughout all the years to a gentlemanly code. It was not merely because Nie wore- the best of clothes that the sports world gave him that honorable title. After Corbett had beaten John L. Sullivan, it was said that if he ever came to Boston he would be mobbed, such was the Irish love for their old idol. But Gentleman. Jim went straight to Boston ,an"d won the admiration of those, who had expressed their hate for him. That was a victory he did not score with his fists, but because COLONY. Feb. 22—Lila Husted, who received a serious injury when recently thrown from a horse, is Improving, but still confined to her bed. Miss Jean Denton returned Monday from Emporia where she spent the week-end as the guest of her aunt, Mrs. P. V; Denton, other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Barrackman, son Jlmmie and Mrs. M. Busby spent Sunday in Predonia with relatives. Jimmie and Mrs. Busby remained for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Short and children spent Simday in Fredonla with Mrs. Short's father, Dr. Young, and other^relatiVes. Mary. EUbice and Maude Caldwe entertained the Standard Bearers society at (heir home Monday night. Carolyn Moreland was the leader and gave |a summary of the third chapter of Die book, "Lady Fourth Daughters of China." Washington gamcb' were played after the business meeting and dellcioiis refreshments were served. Those present were: Rosa Ncwlon, Maude Caldwell, Ruby Crawford,. Frances Goodell, Bessie Mattlngly! Mary Caldwell, Carolyn Morclnnd. Frances Swlckard,. Frances Connrd, Lucille Porter, Eimice Caldwell, Edna Pearl Wilson, Treva Thompson, Donna Wilmoth and Edna Mae Caldwell. . ' Mr. and Mrs. John Kent and; children returned to Emporia' Monday nlglit after spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Scott and family, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kent,:Chanute, were in Colony visiting . relatives Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Torn Murray are moving from the Ewen residence to their farm, north of Colony. Mrs. Taylor Johnson, of ^Ha.skell, reports that Mrs. C. H. Johnson is not so well at this time. Harry Hill, Grover Turner, and Thomas Murray left yesterday on a business trip to Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson and son Bobby intend to move into their new home, ju.st north of the C. E. WliitaCre residence, the first of the month. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schai- nost and son will probably move to their farm, northwest of Colony. Wally Stoffler and Richard Porter, of the, Graco-Club orchestra of Emporia, visited the latter's mother. Mrs. Jack Johnson. Simday evening while enroute to Emporia: from a dance engagement in Oklalioma. A. F. Huskey, Ada and Grace wore dinner guests at the Fired Sinclair home in lola Sunday. Dr. C. W. Jackson and W. I. Thompson drove to Garnett Monday night to~~assist with plans concerning the Father and Scout banquet which will be held in the United Presbyterian church in Garnett tomorrow (Thiu-sday) night. They also assisted In completing plans for the finance drive-which has been instituted for next week. O. L. Smith and John Heinlein attended a sale in Chanute Mondav Mr. Smitii bought eighty head of stock hop.s and a string of fat cattle: Mr. Heinlein bought a truck load of work hor.ses. Ben Surbur and a friend of Garnett were business visitors In Colony Saturday. < W. A. Arpo has returned from a visit with relatives in Chetopa. Miss_ Henrietta Vamau spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Vamau near Kincaid. Will Reeve made a business trip to Kansas City Sunday. . John Hamilton who has been ill of influenza, is able to resume work in the H. and M. garage. Mr. and Mrs. H. Nixon. Kansas Breaks World Speed I Record Seated in the cockpit of his racing automobile; Bluebird, Sir Malcolm Campbell waves a greeting.^ to the crowds gathered at) Daytona^Beach, who today watched him break the world automobile speed record wide open. He drove the Bltiebird over the sands at an average speed of 272.108 miles per hour, 18.140 mUes an hour faster than the old record he set over this course last year. HUMBOLDT NEWS Presbyteitaa Concretion to Hold Sapper and ProKnun Mar. 1. Personal l ^entiMx.! City, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. knd Mrs. Dave Mason and Miss Etta. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Willey spent the week-end in Welda with their daiightcr, Mrs. Roy Serene and her family. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Brooks and family spent Simday at the V. J. Hester home. Miss Nola Strickler, Eddie Hendrix, Mr. and Mrs. Gay Hendrix and son Billy spent Simday evening at the C. L. Strickler home, northeast of CJdlony. Mr. and Mrs. ,F. A. Herrlck and daughter spent Sunday afternoon at the H. McDown home, west of town. PARAGUAY TO DECLARE WAR Formal Announcement to Follow Months of BostiUtles. Asuncion, Paraguay, Feb.. 22. (AP) Congi-ess will meet .PViday to formally declare -«ar against Bolivia. For some eight months the two nations have battled for possession of the Gran Chaco border territoo', in their latest renewal of a 50-yeat dispute o\-er it. Hundreds have been killed in many battles but neither cpuntrj- thus far has given the conflict the official status .of war. "Bolivia's aggression has created a de facto state of war" said a government decree, issued last night summoning congress for the purpose of declaiing war. It said Paraguay had not "asked' for war "because'of the conciliatory efforts, of friendly neighboring nations." Battle Creek, Mich.—Some men of Battle Creek will parade March 3 in protest against wearing of trousers by women. The men's statement said: "Women have been wearing the pants in the house too long. Now they've started wearing them on the street. We formally protest." Every marcher will wear a skirt, and banners will display the men's threat to ado)}t skirts permanently unless the women relent. George Washington FIRESTONE TELLS METHODS Manufacturer Credits Advertising For Averting His Ruin. Miami, Fla., Feb. 22; (AP)—Harvey S. Firestone, the rubber magnate, says newspaper advertising and curtailment of production costs helped him conquer the panic of 19?0 and pay off a debt of 45 million dollars. Speaking here last night before the committee of one hundred, Firestone said he owed that sum to banks when he returned from a •visit to. Europe in 1920 to find business in'a slump. "I told my sales manager to go on a vacation," he said, "then I placed full page advertisements in every city in the United States. Within two months I "sold 18 million tires and reduced my indebtedness to 32 million dollars. Next, I cut mj- expense and readjusted business. In less than four years I did not owe the banks anything. We must change our attitude and concentrate on simple fiindamentals to impro\-e business. Let's make a sacrifice and help the other fellow." HOTdBOLDT, Feb. 21—Mrs. Etta Simmons of South Tenth street left for Wichita early this morning, called there by the serious illness of her son, Roscoe Simmons, who is suffering an attack of pneumonia. Robert Redding of Bridge street is jconfIned to his home with a severe case of influenza. Robert Rouhsavell of South Ninth street motored to Chanute Tuesday afternoon on business. "The regular chapel assembly program was held Tuesday morning in the high school auditorium. Prof. A. J. Trueblood, pri|ncipal, having charge of the devotional exercises, also Introducing Polly Redding as announcer of the following program: Songs by student body; reading, Ruth Carey; sopgs, "Bells of St. Mary's," "Can't You Hear Me Calling You.'" and "Pack UJJ Your Troubles,"^ boys quartet; stunt by group of sophq^orc g(rls; prcsen^tion of certificates to winners in the recent lola typing and shorthand contest. Quite a few visitors were present. The local W. C. T, U. is planning to hold its regular meeting Tliurs- day afternoon Ip the PreHbyterlan church when a special program is to be given. The Guild Sunday school class of the Presbyterian church, whose regular class meeting was scheduled to be held Wednesday of this week, has been postponed Indefinitely, Owing to unforseen circumstances the play to have been given February 27-28 by the social society of. the Presbyterlah church has been'called off, much to the regret of memijers. It has been definitely decided by the officers of the Presbyterian church to hold a "get-together" meeting, program and supp>er for \ NSWERS ««ii€ ^Tv/?! v-CTDWX-S T J W^*^ \ —.( usiAieaa N ^/-^' - -CtfRICa. W»Of.«MUfSIT ••osaiiioKH Qtoact? H ALIFAX is the chief Canadian port on the Atlantic seacoast. The ENTERPRISE was the winner of the -last Americji Cup races. No divorces are granted in SOUTH C.\R0LINA. KANSAS BRIEFS (By the Associated Press) lOLA, KANSAS NEW GOLD :feUPPLY DEVELOPS Vast Mines in Africa 3Iay Lift Burden of Depression. Topeka—Although entirely surrounded by land, Kansas may have a navy, provided the house and the governor ore' as naval minded as the senate. The upper house yesterday poiised a bill providing tor the establishment of a state naval militia. Its i)er8onnel to be drawn,largc- ly from ex-navy men. As conunan- der of the Kansas fleet, the governor would be authorized to aco:pt any craft the U. S. Navy deem.s suitable for the navigable waters of the state. The bill now goes to the house. Topeka—An opinion that Senator Guy C. Rexroad of Hutchinson did not forfeit his position as assistant superintendent of the state refonna- tory upon his election to the state senate last fall was made' public yesterday by Roland Boynton, state's attorney general. Boynton said members of the leg- me^^^e^con'^-^^kmk^ryfA^^^^^^^^ P^^bit-d from ac- HIGH BOYS TO MAT TOURNEY. Two to Make Trip to Manhattan At Their Own Expense. Rolla Holland and Archey Cuppy, two lola high wrestlers, will go to Manhattan Friday to,- compete in the state high school wTgstling tournament: Holland is In the heavyweight division and Cuppy will wrestle in the 125-pound class. No inter-school competition has been! taken on in wrestling here but several boys of the high school have been! training in the art for the, past jyeftr. Holland and Cuppy will go to the meet at their own expense. The. tournament is the annual event for the championships of the various high school clas.ses. Entrants from all over the state will compete. day evening, March 1. Mrs. L. H. Bunnell, general chairman 1 of the social society of the church will have charge of the supper assl^ed by her group officers, and H. H. McClelland is acting as general- chairman of the program which is being arranged for the occasion. This will be followed by a special 'Stewardship Sunday" program on Sunday, March 5. ' An open meeting of Cremona grange, southeast of Humboldt, will be held Friday night, Feb. 24. A play will be given by persons of the Rol- lln community, and; refreshments brought' by members Will be .served. Joe Binkley, who has been receiving treatment at the Johnson hospital in Chanute. for a broken wrist, returned home Tuesday. Miss Frances Chicken returned Sunday evening from a brief visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Lee (Dhicken.; near Humboldt. Mrs. R. T. Overgard and Mr. and- Mrs. Philo Lyons, Humboldt, spent Monday in lola on a combined business and pleasure trip. Mr. and Mrs. J.-R. Ashbrgok entertained as their week-end quests, their daughter, Mrs. Harry Greathouse and Mr. Greathouse, lola. Miss Mildred Bowman of Humboldt, accompanied by her "friend, Miss Irene <3orr of loin, spent the weekend with friends in Emporia. Grover C.. Russell, southeh.st of Humboldt, has been sick with flu tb- past week or so, but is much improved now. Mrs. Cecil Baum of Humboldt is caring for Mrs. H.-O. Hayes of Enterprise district, who is seriously ill at her home. cepting appointments to state offices during their terms, but ruled that election to the legislative body does not forfeit an office filled by appointment before the beglnnlif&^f the,.legislative term. Fort Scott—Edward Douglas Penniman, '44, manager of the Pennl-. inan hardware company here, died yesterday of pneumonia' which developed following an operation. ThjB company is one of Fort Scott's pioneer firms. Wichita—C. A. Davis of Garnett was elected president of the Kansas Retail Clothiers' association in session here yesterday. NO POTATO FAMINE ON NOW Thousands of Bushels Left in Ground, Department Estimates^ HOUIZOXTAL 1 Cactaceous Mexican plant. 6 When a young man George Washington was a professional ? 13 Decorative material ]a\d on. 14 Mover's truck. 15 Center of an amphitheater. 16 Qne. 17 Infle.xible. 19 A shower. 20 Pecan. 21 Pertaining to the salivary I Rland. 23'Wand. 24 Seventh note. 25 Bell sound. 2(i Ages. 2SNay. • Answer to Previous I'uzzic asnm sgms: aQsaas! a^agga aHHcsa as ass : [ssfsass' lasiQa s, ^ iiEsoiigisi lanQOi lEaseiEirfiwaitJ • a^QiMis flight. 40 A Chinese dependency. 42 Den. " 4.4 Short sleep. 45 Inlet. 46 Digit of the foot. 48 Meadow. 49 Either. 29;Subslancc that 50 Soft food. 'promotes putrefaction. 31 Stepped upon. 33 Irregular. 35 To bow. 37 Bound, 39 State of. disorganized 51 Sarcasm. 53 Street. 54 Excavated. 55 Constellation. 56 Simpleton. .58 2000 pounds. 59 Eon. 61 Manufactured. 63 What was the name of the army George W'ashlngton . commanded? 64 Drone bee. VKRTICAI/ 1 Home of AVash- ington. ; 2 Tedium. 3 Slashed. 4 Pussy. -5 Yes. 6 Kind of starch. 10 365 days. 11 Vegetable. 12 Haphazard. 114 George Washington's native ( state. 17 To rage, i 18 Filth, j 21 Long tube. 22 Short lance. 25 To slumber. 27 Firm land. 29 Broth. 30 Sea gull. -32 To apportion cards. 34 Bellow. 36 To take away. 38 Perishes. 40 Point. 41 Also. 43 Preferably. 45 Tatter. 47 To finish. 50 Flat-^otfomed boat. • 51 Form of sleql. 52 Sweet potato. 54 To put on. 55 To mock. 57 Small mass. 58 Toward. FAIRVIEW (Mrs. Oscar Johnson) Feb. 20.—Isaac Evans and daughter Nina of Xenia and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Larson were the guests of W. E. McVey's Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. George Teague attended the auto show in Kansas City Thursday. Mrs. Lula Flack helped Mrs. Oscar Johnson with her work Friday. Mrs. Charles Stewart Is quite ill with sinus trouble. Dr. Nevitt, Moran, was called to see her Saturday. Mrs. McVey spent Thursday In LaHarpe, the guest of her niece, Mrs Wayne Wright and Mr. Wright. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. McKeever and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McVey attended the Farmers Union meeting which was held at (Colony Saturday. Mrs. Harry Peet and Mrs. George Teague helped Mrs. McKeever with her canning meat Monday. Mr. and Mrs. George Bauefs and sons spent Sunday at the partiita." Beaver home in LaHarpe. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stevenson and daughter Juanita visited relatives in- Fort Scott Sunday. Jack Litteer and Roy Stevpnson IVelped Harley Dean's butcher Friday, Mrs. Julia McVey and family were guests oJf Harley McVey Sunday. 7 To consolidate. 59 Half an em, S Go on (nuisicj. 60 Exclatnatlon. .9 To sin.. 62 .T0 .accomplish. iji-ejt gentlemaii for" the Ti :or |(i, . ihe was so gei^tlemaqly about jt. 1 3 5— a J sr II IS 14 P 1^ 18 P 1$ ly w 24 25 i it 29 30 P i\ i. m -3i 34 ib ¥ at) P 40 44 45 i 48 49 50 51 i 54 i S7 SB 9^ n 64 N Full Pack.: o Slack Filling miaf-fffi'dent SAME PRICED YEARS Alio 22Sounces IbrlS^ MfttrONS OF 'POUNDS USE D BY C*UH GOV E R N M ! K T Washington, Feb. 22. (AP)— Enough potatoes to have saved Ireland from its serious potato famine three-quarters of a century ago were left in the fields by United States farmers last fall Tjvho found it "didn't pay" to harycsti them. The department of agriculture estimated today that 1,600,000 bushels were left in the field, mostly in Minnesota and North Dakota, and to a lesser extent in westdm states. It said 220,600.000 bushel-, wore harvested, of which al>out one-half had been sold on January 1. , Alton, ni.— When Robert P. Wadlow, 15-year-old schoolboy, really grows up he 'n be a big feller. Robert, who celebrated his fifteen tli birtJiday today, tips the beam at 340 pounds and is 7, feet, 8'i inches tall. Since his last birthday he has gained 39 pounds and grown 3'/j inches. Topeka—Another hearing on the application of the Ozark pipeline company for a certlflcaf,e of conr venience to operate as a gas dis^ tributing utility at Parsons has been set tentatively for March 3. Chairman J. W. Greenleaf of the public service commission set the date yesterday after announcing that the regulatory body had decided it had jurisdiction in the matter. The application was dismissed after the first hearing when! the commission decided it had no jurisdiction for the reason that Union Public Service. company, now serving Parsons, had no right of appeal from granting of the franchise. New York, Feb. 22. (AP)—Anotlier great gold strike—possibly equal to I 'past -rushes which helped end former depressions—was described to the American Institute ol Mining and Metallurgical Engineers today. One-eighth of the worl&s present gold production is the estimated, though not yet proven, capacity of this new field, the Consolidated Goldfields, South Africa.''' "This dazzling estimate was reported by F. W. Lee, supervising engineer," geophj-si- cal section. U. S. bure«u:;of mines. Washington. It caps several weeks :of reiwrls in inside circles of New 't'ork engineers that the new South African field might produce enough gold to start the ball rolling toward world •prosperity. This prosperity talk is bcwcd on history. The gold rush of '49 coincided approximately with a deiircs- slon. The end of Uio greJil depression of 1893 to '96 was/about simultaneous with development on the cyanide process and discoveries of gold' in Colorado, Alaska and South Africa, WIFE NOT A mTNESS NOW Jean Qninn Won't Testify Against Her Htuband Monday. Enid, Okla., Feb. 22. (AP)—The name of Jean Qulnn, \ylfe of Earl Quinn, at the request of defease counsel has been stricken from the ILst of stJate witnesses, sbught for Quinn's second trial for 'the murder of Jessie Griffith, slain wuii her sister, Zexia, near 'Tonkawa. Dee«mb«r. 28, 1930. The trial is scheduled to begin Monday. A small ad in the Classified columns often puts over a big deal. "THEATER OF THE STARS" TIIEA SPECIAL BARGAIN SHOW! Admission IOG to Milwaukee, Wis.—A slight error on Edward 0*Rourke's part was reported by the police. They said he aimed a kick at a bull dog, but his carry through was poor, and he fell. Before he could get up the dog had made a counter attack. At a hosiJltal they counted 200 bites. A small ad in the Classified columns often puts over a ble deal. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM R £fflOTcaDiiuln:5-StopiHair Falling. Imparts Color and Beauty to Gray and Fad«d Hair 6oc. arc] $i.oo at Drug^iiu. Hiicr.x Ctcm. WVi. Pjtcho/ro. N.Y. A small ad In the Classified columns often puts over a bie deal. MOTOR OIL 1 Gallon 45c 5 Gallons 5L75 Tractor Oil 1 Gallon 50b 5 Gallom .t $1.89 Guaranteed lOO'^r Pure Paraffin Ba.sc IDEAL GARAGE 210 N. Washin«rton Phone 174 -with Betty Coihpson. Claudia Ilell, Tom Douglass, Wheeler Oaknian ADDED:—COMEDY SPECIAL "COLLEGE GIGOLOS" "ICELAND—Land of' the Vikins" TOMORROW! AND FRIDAY! EXOTIC MIGHTY THRILLS! GET THEM AT 1.^ P 'ERYTHING In one rire that goes to maka up tha kind yau want and noadi Mileage, comfort, safety, good looks, low cost per mile. Gat 6-ply Generals toda^ while prices are still down to rock bottom. The biggest tire bargains ever offered. CONVENIENT TERMS IF TOU WISH Shelly Motor Co. 214 N. 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