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STATE HISTUKlUAl* COMP. TOPEKA .KAM. VOLUME XXXVl. No. 104. Successor io The lola Daily Register,, The ](ila Daily I Record, andi lola Daily Index. lOLA, KAS., MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 27, 1933 POUCE START A WAR TO put END TO PETTY CRIME BOETTCIIER REFUSES LETTERS TO POLICE.! Chief Al V. Funkhouser Says Condition JVIust . And Can Be Ended CITIZENS MUST HELPJ Townsfolk Must Cooperate II Move Is Success fui, He Says Police Chi;f A. V. Funkhouser an- nouncfed today that a concerted of- lensive against "petty crime" has been begun by his men and will continue until ;Iola is "free from this annoying sort of Jaw violation." The chief, •however, asked that the people of the town help. "We can and will suoceed in getting rid of Detty crime if the people will lend J us their a.ssistance." Funkhouser said. ! "A perfect example of how the people can help, not only in bring- I Ing criminals to justice after the' crime has been committed, but in preventing' tfrime before it. is committed, occurred Saturday night. "Two men entered a clothing store Denver, Colo., Feb.; 27 (AP)— Claude K. Boettcher, multi-millionaire father of the kidnaped Charles Boettcher, 11, whose search for his son has been!independent of police assistance, refused today to give Police iChief A. T. Clark letters Boettcher had received, from the abductors Instructing him how to pay the $60,000 ransom. ' , , Asked by Clark to relinquish the letters to authorities! who said they thought they might find an; overlooked clue which might lead to.tlie solution of the kidnaping, the elder Boettcher said he expected "definite word from the captors of my son some tme today." He refused to say on what he based his conclusion, that the kidnapers would communicate with him today, although it was known the Rev. D. B. Bagwell, rector of- St." John's Episcopal church, who previously received letters for Boettcher from the . kidnapers, had visited the elder Boettcher's home twice during the morning. CONGRESS TRYS TO CLEAR DECKS BEFORE MARCH 4 Committees Attempt Adjustment of Hou^e and Senate Differences NO MORTGAGE HELP National Gity Accepts Mitcheirs Resignation Chairman of World's Second Largest Bank Quits to Keep Personal Criticism From Reflecting on the Institution After Senate Bai-es Sharp Practices. Moratorium Bill Will No^ Be Passed by Senate This Session BAR OPPOSED TO JUDICIAL SHIFT pn the -square and aroused the sus- j District Reapportionment Proposed Draws Fire of Allen County Group "picions of the. proprietor by asking to use HLS telephone to call someone! about an automobile tire. He slipped i out of his .store and found an officer; nearby. The officer, in turn, called Members of the Allen County'Bar the police station and had another; association werei signing today a pe- officer come immediately to the!,,.. ... , i , . , . store to guard the rear entrance, ^° ^^'^ state legislature oppos- while he guarded the front door. : ing a bill which if enacted would No Crime Committed. ; abolish the present thirty-seventh "Po&siblv th# men saw the uni-; jncjicial district, and establish in its ;^J'Ll ^d^^d ^,^l ^'a^m,HV>^^-^ °ne composed of Linn, holdup—po-sslblv they nevc-r did in-Miami. Bpurbon and Allen counties, tend, to commit any crime. I : One j^idge would have jurisdiction "But the result was the same: no t)ver the entire area, crime was committed. An Ounce of Opposition to the mea.sure is based prevention is worth a pound of cure. t^'ie assertion of the association^ _ and this merchant did the thiin:;; t^^"'t such a district would impose j Briitton amendment requiring which wp want everv citizen lo :do duties so numerous on the Judge should the case arise. - ; that he would be either physically "If any citizen of Io!a . sees a ; "nablo to dispose of all of them, or crime., no /natter liow minor. boin<j ; 'f disposition were made the rights committed, it is his duty to report it "n^^ interests of the litigants involv- immediately to the police. If he i "-"d would not be .served to the best even ;'.eeK some pcisbns whose ac- '• advantage. - tlons arouse hLs susolcions. lie should : It was the opinion of .several mem- call us. bers of the bar. however, that some "It may result In bur questionin?' other consolidation could be effected .a few persons who are on the streets , which vv-ould rtsult in worthwhile I' late at night for lawful rca.sons." the i economies, ithe primary purpose of '" c^hief continued, "but if thHr con-i the bill now pending in the leglslaj- .sciences are clear, they won't object: ture >. without jeopardizing the effjc"- to being questioned. ' ; ; ic'icy of the judicial system. '•What we want is for thie people Suggestions were heard that either of lola to help us prevent this petty I Bourbon, or Anderson, or Coffey crime by reporting .suspicious per-: county might be Included in this .sons before they have a chance to i district which is now composed only commit their crimes." !of Allen and Woodson counties. II Nb More Loitcrln?. ; '; aI.«;o suggested that a dl.<!tricc Calling attention to a citv ordiri- comprising Allen, Anderson, Coffey ance which prohibits loitering on and Woodson counties could be pre^^the streets after midnight,; Chief .sided over by one judge in a satts- Pu.skhou.ser said that he has ordered i fnciory manner, his men to issue one warning lo The petitioners, in showing the persons thk-i find on the streets ^ amount of work which would have after that hour whose actions ap- to be done by a judge in the propos- pear suspioioiis. Then, if they fail '• ed district, quoted figures from offi- to heed the warning, the officers cial sources .showing that the aver- are to arre-st them. 'age number of cases tried by courts "Most of the minor crimes which in the five counties Involved during have been committed in lola reqent- : the last fiye years has been 911. with ly are due to!the depression." Fimk-' 424 motiojns and demun^ers heard, houiser said. JManv persons, out of iThi.s. they say. amounts to an aver- work. have'been driven to great ex-, aije of about three per day, which tremes and are resorting to robberj-.: they contend Is more than can be But it must be stopped, and we will handled efficiently and satisfactor- Rtop it i if the people will give us ilv by one; judge. The distance also their help."' • which theijudge would have to cover I : i in order to hear cases in each of the YOITVO PEOPLE LEAD SERVICE counties amounts to 185 miles, pro- i : i viding Ih^ shortest possible route is Washington, Feb. 27 (AP)—In an effort to dispose of its acciunulated business by March 4, congress today busied itself with a number of reports made by conference conmilt- te^ seeking adjustment of senate and house differences on legislation. While the house acted on such measiu'es, the senate took up and then laid aside the HuU-w;alcott mortgage foreclosure moratorium bill, after strong opposition made it apparent the measure- could pot pass this session. Meariwhile, the senate banking committee continued its inquiry into ithe stock-selling activities of the Na!tional City bank of New York and its affiliate, the National City company. Hugh B. Baker, who resigned today as president of the affiliate, was the witness. ; Dick Smith Testifies; On the same side of the.' capitol the finance committee resumed its qi^est for-Information on how to help the times. Among those whose views were received was Dick Smith, managing editor of the Kansas City Journal-Post. The house refused to recede from its! position giving President-elect Roosevelt broad powers to reorganize: the government and sent the 960 million dollar treasury-postoffice supply bill back to conference with the senate. It also declined to accept the all •New York. Feb. 2l • (AP)—The resignation of Charles E. Mitchell as chairman of the National City bank wns accepted tod|ay at a meeting of the board. The board elected James H. Perkins, president of the City Bank Farmers Trust compary, a National City affiliate, as chaihnan to succeed Mitchell. le directors of the National City k, second only to t le Chase Na- tioBgl bank asj the largest in the world, met at 9, a. m. to act on the gray-haired, stem-faded Mitchell's letter of resignation as chairman of the bank ^nd of its affiliates and subsidiaries. Mitchell, even as hjis letter was made public late last light, was en routs to Washington to appear again today as wtness before the senate banking committee.' It was previpus testimony in this inquiry that led to the resignation of Mitchell, a Chelsea, Mass.i native whose rise from clerkship to the heights Of finance was a Wall PRISON BREAK EFFORT FAILS Three TS'ew Members Taken in Methodist Night MeetlnR. .it ' taken. The Sunday evening sen-ice at the First Methodi.";t church was again .presented by 1 the . young people of the Epworth League, given by a new groXip, discussing different topics than those of a week ago. MRS. ARBUCKLE DIES Mother of Jola Automobile Dealer to Be Burled in Highland. xlose of the ser\-ice tliree young men were taken into church membership. The prograih follows, with Alfred " Anderson presiding: Prayer. Robert ' Langsford: Scripture. Viron Middleton; "What I my church teaches about educatiisn. Ira Sutton: "What \^ my, church teaches about steward' ship," Roy Fihley; horn solo, Stanley jLovcstedtj accompanied bv Virginia Finley: "Wlint my church teaches about the communion." Lois Dreher: "Wli^t mv church teaches about baptism." John.Brazee; "What _ my church tenches about salvation." Thelma Coblcntz. Mr.s. C. |H. Arbuckle, mother ol At the; Ross Arbuckle. lola automobile dealer, died at her home yesterday at the age ojf 65. She had been in poor health for six years. The Rev. W. E. Van Patten, pa.i- tor of Trinity Methodist chiu-ch, will ronduct the funeral service j which is to be held In the Sleeper pervice rooms tomorrow at 2 p. m. Burial is to follow In Highland cemetery. Mrs, Arliuckle was born in iMead- ville. Mo., and had li,ved in lola since 1B20. She| leaves h^r husband and son. and three daughters, Mrs. Clint Ball, lola; Mrs. Eula V. Rhyh, and Mrs. Nola Chczem. both of Chicago. departments to cut e.vpenses by five pe^• cent next year. The house adopted the partial conference report on tlie SIOO.209,000 ;uii>i5ly bill for the agriculture ci- partment. The report, adopted pre- vidu.sly by the senate, now goes back to Ithat branch. , The house substituted an amendment for a senate provision" which wojiild let state highway commissions charge tolls indefinitely. The house substitute would prevent tolls from beijng collected after the costs of the stale bridges have been amortized. The house agreed to the senate amendment to make the remaining amount of federal highway aid emergency fund available until Januar>- 1, 1934. instead of to July 1," 1933. Representative Btichanan (Dem. Tex. I said congress had cut $7,852.000 off the budget estimates for the agriculture department. . ' On the reorganization proposal, the senate last week rejected the house substitute economy provisions, eliminating the Bratton amendment, and the provision restoring 19 riiillion dollars for domestic air mail. The house insisted On its amendments and' unless the senate recedes, it is possible final action on the measure may fail at this'session. 1 However, Representative BjTns of Tennessee, chairman of the hotise appropriations committee hopes the deadlock will be broken. In the senate debate. Borah of Idaho indicated opposition to the mortgage moratorium bill—declaring that if the government continues its present recoristruction loan policy, it may have tlo take over icohtrol of the railroads and Insurance companies and ,make Soviet Russia "ashamed of Itself" by com- jjarison. Senator Glass of Virginia also opposed the bill .1 The Weekly Register. Established 186T. The lola Daily Kegistcr. EstaWinhed 1897. SIX PAGES,' WEATHER and ROADS ARMY OFFICER THE SPEAKER Major W. C. Koenig of Lawrqncc to Address Current Topics Club. FOR KANSAS: Generally fair io- nleht and Tuesday except rain lo- nljTht In soulfjeastem portion: colder Tuesday and In north-central portion tonicht. I For I'ola ai>d Vicinity: Rain to- hls:h(>: fair and colder Tuesday. Weather outlook fbr the i Major W. C. Koenig. regular army 1 officer in charge of all R. oi T, C. ! activities at the University of Kan- .'ias. will .speak at the meeting of the Cuirent Topics club at the Portland ] hotel tonight following the supper . "period | vhich Is to .start at 6:15. He will Februait~27 t5 March "4, 1933. for the ' ^'scM-ss ihe military .situation in the Northern and Central Great Plains: '*^ond present, with special rcf- Probably ,one ' or two precipitation |''''f>|ce to the Sino-Japanese situa- periods.: There are some indications ; tion; as it involves the United. States, of colder weather bv the middle of 1 Members of the lola Community the week, especially in the north ' chit^ were also reminded today that portion of thb district. = ^ meeting of the organization will Temperature — Higliest yesterday, i ^ ^}'^'^ in the hotel at 8 p. m., fol- 58; lowest last night, 34; normal for j lowipg the conclusion of the Ciirrent today, 37; exce.sf ycsterd.ay, 9: cx-| Topics, club meeting. cess since Januar>- 1. 454 degxces: ' ' :— • this date last year, highest, 78; low- | ! "'fh School Pep Meeting, est, 44. I ' i T|ie high school auditorium was Precipitation fcr the 24 hours end-! tbe I scene this morning of a pep ing at 7 a. m. today. .00; .total for ,'"^'^png for the last home game of this year to dale. 1.82; deficiencv : the | sea.son. Chanute. tomorrow since J^nuarj' l. 1.11 inches. night. The band played and J. B. Relative humidity at 7 a. m. to- Bruce gave a pep talk. The cheer "day. 66 per cent;'barometer rediiced ; leaders. Lena Stonaker. George Lew- to siea level. 30:13 inches. Sun rises. 6|57 a. m,; sun .sets. 6:13 p. m. I Weather and Dirt Roads. | Dodge City, Arkarisas City. Wich- manj and Russel} ' songs and yells. I Long, led school ita, Topeka. SaUna, ploudy. roads good. I i Pittsburg, Ottawa, Emporia, Man- hattan. Coffeyville, partly cloudy, roa:ds good. ' ! Death of former lohm. Word was received here today of the death In Kai^sas City this morning bf Mrs. V. li. Martin, a former resident of lola iand a sister of A. F. Grant. Funeral arrangements will jbe made later; FORDS BACK MICHIGAN Ilenry and Edsel Ford Subscribe 6'.i Million Dollars to Create New! Banks in Detroit. Detroit, Feb. 27., (AP)—Two new Detroit banks, buttressed by the millions of Henry Ford, today became the keystone of plans to lead Michigan out of the difficulties which resulted.in the proclamation of a statewide banking holiday two weeks'ago. The new banks, whosecauital will consist of; $8,250,000 furnished by Mr. Ford and his son, Edsel, are expected to open for business Wednesday. They will be built from the liquid assets I of the First National bank and the Guardian National Bank of Commerce whose depositors will be iablo to receive immediately about! 30 per cent of their deposits. Disbursement of the remaining 70 per cent must await the liquidation of the assets of the two banks. The Ford announcement climaxed a week-end of fast moving developments during which officials of the First National and the Guardian National accepted a 78-million-dollar loan from the Reconstr.uction Finance corporation to be used, in the formation of the new banks. The Fords' offer to subscribe the entire capital, stock of the two new banlcs as accepted by directors and stockliolders of the First National and the Guardian National gran^ the motor manufacturefr and his son the right to name the official personnel of the new Institutions and to ultimately merge them into one organization. These rights were spe- ciflcaUy requested by the Fords. Under the plan the Fords will put up S5.625.000 for the successor to the First National and $2,625,000 for the successor of the Guardian National. Of the 78-mUlion-d6llar R. F. C. I loan, 54 miUfon will go to the bank to be built but of the First National aid the' remainder to the bank to be built from the Guardian National. Two Use Home Miade Guns In Unsuccessi'ul Try ForLibei*ty Sacramento. Calif., ^eb. 27. (AP) Martin Colson and Lliyd Sampsell, ^oLsom prisoners, took command of the prison administration building ^ith home inade guiis today but failed in a plot to force Warden Court Smith and guards to escort lihem to liberty.' Officials said C0I7 ^n committed suicide and Sampsell was disarmed.. I The plot was put int<j> action when Sampsell and Colson vrere admitted to the prison hoqjital. j The men drew jrom ;helr clothing guns, designed from gas pipe and loaded with bullets w^ich they had made and which corresponded to tihose of .45 caliber. The guns actually worked. i Colson and Sampsell "covered" five giiards and a gate keeper in the prison hospital ard sent word to Warden Smith to.. oli\ them. : The prisoners expect ed the warden to arrive without delay and had he done so their lilot to escape might have worked ojit. The warden suspect^ what was trarispiring, however, ajnd called out additional guard forces before contacting the''two prisoners. |Sampsell stepped out Into the yard, the warden following. There Sampsell found himself under the guns of guards whq.,made him strip and- leave his clothirig and gas pipe gun on the groimd. iSampsell was put In the dungeon. Cpjson, who had not followed the warden and Sampsell into the yard shot himself through the head with his improvised gun and dropped dedd in a room adjoining the warden's office. Colson was serving a life sentence for' murder and Sampsell Is serving two to ten years for robbery. NEW KANSAS CITY BANK OPEN Home Bank and Trust Company a Merger of Fonr Others. Kansas City, Feb. 27. (AP)—Tlic Home Bank & Trust company., a consolidation' of four Kansas City banking Institutions, opens for business today. Deposits total $4,800,000 and the assets exceed 5 mlUloii dollars. • ; Included are the Mei^ntile Trust company, the city's oldest l»nk; the liome Trust company,, the Main Street bank and the Sterling bank; Street epic. He said he was "not willing that the criticism that lia^i been directed at me as the result 01" public misunderstanding of jtestl- mony given In ex parte hearings before the senate cotiunittee on banking and currency! during the past week shall react upon the Institution -on my account Its financial strength is .sucn tbat 11 needs no restatement by me, but it will always be my deepest soiutie of pride." I , ; Meanwhile two federal agencies 'had reached oiit to look hito Alitch- cll's 1929 income tax return.} The internal revenue bureau Jomed yesterday with the justice department in inqtiiring into the stock sale by which Mitcfiell told the senate committee he avoided paying an Income taxthi^e years ago. His testimony was that In 1929 he sold 18,000 shares of the bank stock to a relative at ^ loss of nearly $2,800,000 and later bought it ba,ck at the price he had received for |lt. Among other testimony Mitcheii gave was that he received. In addition to his ordinary salarj', $3,471,7.'?2 in 1927, !l928 and 1929 for exe- ciitive services to the bank and its securities affiliate, the National City company. Mitchell also testified that directors of the bank had lent bank funds totalling $2,400,000 to officers of the bank to protect their stock holdings in the market crash of 1929. The.se loans, lawyers for the senate committee brought out were made without Interest and. In most cases, without security. b.S. Rentschler, president of the bank, said hot more than 5 per ceiiit of ttieso loans, had been repaid; and that they had been written off the bank's books or transferred to the National City company. He testified that "it might well be" that at the time theSe, loans were being made to officers, the bank was selling out other borrowers. t Ferdinand Pecora. counsel toj ths Investigating committee, brought) out that lesser employees of the bjanl: who liad iDOUght stock at $200 iand $220 a share in 1929 were still payr ing installments at those prices. "The present price is under $40. The em­ ployes, he was informed, could ^relieve themselves of the obligation only by resigning their jobs. : , PNEUMONIA AN ADDED THREAT TO RECOVERY Physicians Deeply Concerned by Mayor Cermak's Condition MAY DROP PENALTY House Votes to Extend Auto oMline to April I. Ta.x Topeka, jFeb. 27. (AP)—The house voted today, 110 to 5, to extend until April 1 the deadline for purchase of 1933 motor vehicle license plates, without penalty. In slashing the fees 50, per cent earlier in the session, the legislature provided a SO-cent monthly 'penalty if vehicles were not registered by February 1, with the prbvison, however, that no penalty should be collected for February this year. The Blythe resolution extending the deadline until April i must be adopted also by the senate before it will' become effective. Representative Blythe (R) of Morris, author of the resolution, said it would be Impossible for all motorists to purchase their license plates before March 1 and that the extension would save them no less than $50,000. SHRINE RECEPTION POSTPONED Big Functioni in Pittsburg Set Up to March 9 from Tt^orrow. (Special to The Reeister.) Pittsburg," Feb. 271—The annual Mirza Shrine reception and ball for Potentates which was scheduled to be held in Pittsburg tomorrow night has been postponed imtil Thursday, March 9, because of the death of the mother-in-law of Max Froh- lleh. Illustrious Potentate of Mirza Shrine. W. RMcKim, One of Winners hi Register's Hand of Week Contest PRS. GILL IS WORSE Another \j^ictim of Italian Suffers:Setback During; Night Miami, Fla.' Feb. 27. (AP)—Physicians became deeply concerned today over the! condition of Mayor Anton Onnak of Chicago, wounded by an assassin's bullet, because of the pneumonic condition of his right' lung. Mayor Cermak was shot February .15 when Giuseppe Zangara fired wildly Ipto a reception committee for President-elect , Franklin D. Roosevelt at' Bayfront Park here in an attempt on Mr. Roosevelt's Ufe. Dr. Karl Myer, Chicago heart sjjecialist, and one of five doctors attending the mayor, said the hope, of! his phj-slcians for recovery had been lessened by the appearance of pneumonia. jDr. Myer added: !"We can not say just now wheth.- er it (pneumonia) has spread because a full examination has not been made. No Crisis Yet. "The pneumonia crisis Is six or. seven days. We see nothing in the immediate prospects that death is near." Pessimistic news also came from the bedside of Mrs. Joe H. Gill of Miami, also seriously shot during Zangara's filing. Dr. T. W. Hutson. attending her, said Mrs: Gill's condition was not as favorable today as it has been on previous days since the Bay^ront Park tragedy. "Her condition is by no means alarming," he said, "but she siiffer- ed a slight setback during the night." • Dr. Walter Hanburger of Chicago, a heart spsciulist, who joined in today's conference with the other five doctors with Mayor Cermak, .said: "It seems to tie tlje patient has been slipping, slowly but progressively, since Saturday." A Source of 'Worry. Dr. Hanburger said liis constantly climbing resiMratory riite is becoming a. source of alarm. "The steady climb of the respiration is dangerous," Dr. Hanburger said. "The normal rate is 16 to IS and the present rate means that ISiayor Cermak is breathing in gasps. "The oxygen tent is not accomplishing the pui-pose for which it was decided upon. The patient'is so ill that the oxj"gen does not work as well as we hoped it would.' The phj-sicians announcecl that a second' blood transfusion would not be mode today, the first was made Saturday. They gave him another intravenous injection duiing the morning to supply nourishment. Mernbers of the ihayoi's immediate family arrived at the hospital today shortly before 11 a. m. TERRAIN^AND CHJINESE HINDER JAPS. Peplng, Chhia, Feb. ^27. (AP) —Japan's invading armies, advancing with the greatest difficulty across the province of Je- hol to its capital, suddenly shifted the attack today frpm Llng- yiian, half way between Chao- yang and Jehol city, to Chien- plng, approximately half way between Chaoyang and ChiH- feng. Meantime a drive in the south was checked a short distance north of the Great Wall by Marshal; Chang Hsiao-Liang's • regulars, participating in their first engagement since the Je­ hol campaign began. The Chinese defenses, driven back from the frontier towns In the first days of the advance, have formed a stronger Une in the hills between Chaoyang and Chihfeng. Severe fighting is pnlng on there now, and Chinese dispatches asserted that the defense had not been shaken. Japanese artillery was pounding at the pass of Paishih-Tsu- men where the Chinese were putting up a vigorous, fight. i Chinese dispatches reported a 24-hour engagement near the village of Naimanwangfu in! which Japanese cavary lost 400 horses which they abandoned toj perish in the mud. Incomplete casualty lists com-i plied by the Chinese , said thej defenders had lost 1,000 men ini that sec,tor and the Japanese 600J in a single battle near Ling-i yuan. W. R. McKlm of lola was one of the ten cash prize winners In the contest for the best solution of Grace Carver Ransom's Hand of the Week of Febiiiary 12: He won sixth prize and has received his check for $1., The other prizes went to eight women and one man. representing seven cities in three states. While the contest hand appeared to be exceedingly easy ifor many contestants, a., vast majority overlooked one fundamental, "the hand pattern." This plus the failure of many to give the flhal score 1 made, accounted for the downfall of many whose solutions otherwise were well up in the initial consideration. The contest hand of Februar>* 12 follows: North S K-8-5-2 H A-3 D A-K-7-4 C K-6-a West East S 10-9 • S J-6-4 H K-J-i2 H Q-9-7-6-5 DJ-9-3-2 DQ-8-5 C A-9-8-2 C 10-4 i \ South ; S A-Q-7-3 H 10-8-4 D 10-6 C Q-J-7-5 North Dealer—North and South vulnerable. Wltli all players observing their hand patterns, the judges ruled the proper and correct bidding as follows: North East South West One Diamond Pass One Spade Pass Four Smdes Pass ; Pass Passi And by all sound rules of bidding nothing better than a game at spades can be bid, yet the hand actually.' makes six spades^—two extra tricks. South holds a biddable suit and his hand contains two hot or tricks, but no support for North'; opening diamond bid of one. Hence South takes out with one spade. North holding four Honor tricks, might bid three no-trump over South's spades, however. North holds no long easily established suit in his hand. Hence by the line of teasoning, a game at spades is bid. And as to. the reasoning of the opening lead. West; flgiu-es a diamond lead might give South a discard since he had not supported North's original bid, and West does not wish to lead from Jils tenace holding In hearts. Rather than lead a trump which might hurt his partner's hand, he elects to open with the club ace. The correct rflay follows: (Blackfac? cards take tricjks.) West North ; East ! South CA C3 l.C4.r..:.:C5 . SIO SK L.S4.......S3 S9 .S8........S6 SQ D2 S5 SJ. SA C2. CK CIO C7 C8...;...C6 H5. ...L.CQ C9 H3 H6 CJ D3.......DA Do.. DIO D9.. DK D8 r>6 DJ D4.......DQ S7 H2 HA H7. .....H4 HJ....;..S8 H9.......H8 HK....I..D7 HQ,,.,,.HIO More Cattle but Fewer Hogs Now Topeka, Feb. 27. (AP)—More beef cattle, milk cows and hogs, but fewer horses, mules and sheep were on farms in Kansas January 1, 1933, than a year previous, F. ic. Reed, federal agricultural statistician for Kansas annoimced in a rejwrt released here today.' The inventory valuation of all livestock January 1, 1933, was $107,855,000 compared with $124,433,000 and $243,008,000, January 1, 1932 and 1929 respectively. The present valuation was said in the report to be the lowest in many years, figuring 13.3 per cent below the figure of a year previous and 55.6 per cent below that of; 1929. There were 3,463.000 head of cattle and calves on farms January 1 compared ' with 3,298,000 last year, an Increase; of 5 per cent. The farm value of these animals was; placed In the repbrt at $80,465,000 against $72556,000 January 1, 1932. As cows of breedingj age accoimt for 45 per cent of the total number, a large 1933 calf crop was anticipated tin- less advers.e spring weather conditions develop. Present value per head was placed at $17.50 compared with $22 a year earlier. Declining imports, together with increased numbers of breeding cattle indicated the Kansas cattle Industry-Would continue on a more self-sustaining basis than previously, the report said. A total of 3.233,000 hogs were listed, a 4 per cent Increase over the preceding year, and a 30 per. cetit gain over January, 1931. Sheep and Iambs totaled 591,000 head compared with 777.000 last year and 699,000 head two years ago. • Horses continued the decline beginning in 1920, reaching a total of 42 per cent below the numbers listed 13 years ago, the-present report listing 631,000 head. Horse values, however, increased to $41 per head against $37 the previous year. Mules totaled only 146,000 compared with 150.000 a year ago, and 305,000 in 1923 i;he recent high point. Train Kills a Child. Manhattan, Kas., Feb. 27. (AP)— Charles McKinley Clark, year and a half old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clark, was killed here yesterday wfien struck by a passenger train. The child was playing on a railroad track near his home. COOPERATION IS NEED OF NATION Hoover Limns Policy of , Republican Party in Future Y^ars Washhigton, Feb. 27. (AP)^ President Hoover, in ;a letter designed to outline the ifutufe stand of the Republican party, today suggested to the executive committee of the RepulDlican national committee that "in these times cooperation and not partisanship is the need of the country." The president added, however, that he felt the Republican party should carefully scrutinize and de-, bate proposals put forward to • aid the country. Opposing those "which will hurt the progress and welfare of the country." Mr. Hoover outlined what he called a party platform upon which "all Americans can stand without pa^'tisaashlp," Including insistence upon sound currency, restraint upon federal spending and insistence upon governmerit Integrity as to its obligations. Reply Sent Back, The president's letter was read behind closed doors to members,of the executive committee by Chairman Everett Sanders, and a reply was drafted immediately and dispatched to the White House, signed by 15 o.f the committeemen. Their letter expressed! "the deep appreciation of the loyal members of our, party to your tinceasing and effective labors In behalf of the Ainerican people." It extended congratulations to Mr. Hoover on the conduct of his' campaign, adding that "your straightforward penetrating discussion of public Issues indelibly impressed the fimdamentals of sound government upon the millions of voters in whose hands; rests the future of oui- country." "the supporters of ovu- great party,"! the letter said, "will continue to look to you for leadership in these difficult and dangerous days and we of the party organization are relying upon your Counsel and cooperation in solving the many problems before us." Tribute to Coolidge. The executive committee earlier adopted a lengthy resolution of tribute, to the late Calvin Coolidge. ,The committee listened to J. R. Nutt, the national treasurer, relate that, the party's deficit which had been brought below the $200,000 mark now had risen to $213,000. It accepted the resignation of Senator Cutting of New 'Mexico, who supported the Roosevelt-C3ar- ner ticket in the last election. Sanders said the resignation was accepted "without comment." • Albert ,G. Sims of Albuquer(;^e, New Mexico, the husband of the former 'Ruth Hanna' McCbrmick, was chosen to represent New Mebc- Ico In his stead, and J. D. M. Haih- llton, of Topeka, Kas., was elected to represent that state, succeeding the late David Mulvanc. CABINET NAMES INCREASED TWO BY ROOSEVELT Sen. Swanson and Harold Ickes Officially Placeq On Roster INTO FINAL SHAIE of A. YOUTH HELD FOR ACCIDENT Lawrence Boy Fatally Injured Highway Auto Crash. in Leavenworth, Kas., Feb. 27. (AP) Carl Rockefeller, 22, Lawrence, Kas., was held in the county jail here today while officers Investigated an automobile accident near Reno in which Otis Clark, 18, Lawrence; was injured fatally. Sheriff Roy Murray said a charge of driving while intoxicated probably would be filed against Rockefeller. Besides the driver and Clark, the occupants of the car, which jwas wrecked against a culvert, were Chester Stone, 17, and Miss Myi-tle Grover, 17, .both of Lawrence. Clark's body was taken to Lawrence. Stone, who was not seriously injured, was placed in a Lawrence hospital. C3oroner Walter Bransfield and Deputy Sheriff Turner said they foimd broken bottles at the scene of the wreck. Officers quoted Rockd- feiler as saying the automobile was borrowed from his uncle, H. H. Schlelfer, Lawrenfce butcher. The party was returning from Kansas City, officers said. But three Posts Yet to fie Announced Formally By New President Hyde Park, N. Y., Feb. 27. (APj President-elect Roosevelt added- tjwo more names to his cabinet tod^y; Senator Claude A. Swanson of Vjlr- ginla as secretary of the navy aind Harold Ickes of Illinois as secretary of the Interior. , He had psevlously annoimced 4P" pointment of five other members his cabinet. Cabinet members ofljc- lally announced thus far are: Secretary of State, Cordell Hull Tennessee. Secretary of the Treasury, William H. Woodin of Pennsylvania apd New York. . Secretary of War, George H. Dejm of Utah. Postmaster General, James Farley of-New York. Secretary of Agriculture, Henry Wallace of Iowa. Secretary of the Navy, Clatide Swanson of iVirginia. Secretary of the Interior, Harold Ickes of Illinois, i Selections Already Known. I This leaves three posts in the cabinet still to be officially announced although it is generally believed that the attorney general will Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, the .spcretary of commerce Daniel Roper of South Carolina and secretary of labor Miss Frances kins of New York. Senator Swanson is an authorij on naval affairs. He is one of staunchest preparedness, advqcal on capitol hill. At the same time he is , an advocate of internationlal agre')ement for limitation of armaments and a member of the can arms delegation. Mr. Ickes is a Inwj-er and has identified more or less with the publican independent group. )ins been associated with Senator Johnson of CTalifornia in past polll- icftl campaigns, and is regarded Mr. Roosevelt as a leader ."for government." Announcing today's appolntmen| tho president-elect simply mcnted:' "I like the cut of Jibs." Swan.son Well Quallfled "Confirming his selection of Seii- ntor Swanson for the naval post. R.no.sevelt referred to the veteran Virginian n.s "my old colleague." I S?.-ansori l.s ranking member of both the .senate naval and forei relations dorhmittee. It was indicated that Swaiisojn probably would give up his post on the Geneva arms delegation although no consideration has been given to that. In discussing the selection it Ickes it was emphasized that hjs party affiliations had nothing to do with his choice. Rodsevelt said had known Ickes for 20 years more and regarded him well i: formed on internal affairs. . The interior department deals most entirt-jy with western proble: and it is one of the few times westerner has not been chosen f< the office. Roy West, another Chicagoan, served tinder President Coolidge. • After his cabinet announcemenl_ today the president-elect tiu^ned tb his inaugural addreiss which he intends to make very concise. I I Announcement of the names of tihe remaining cabinet officers was expected shortly. Roosevelt said to|day he had not got anywhere below (iabinet members in his selections,!' slgjn BLIZZARD TRAPS STUDENTSJ Esbort Dead and Girl May Die Af 1 er Mountain Cllmbi Flagstaff. Ariz., Feb. 27.; (AP)J- Eighteen-year-old Doris Ebsen, an . Arizona state teachers college stud,^ ent, was given only a 50-50 chanca to live today as the result of exposi- ure In a blinding snowstorm which claimed the life of her companloii, Robert Sanders, 19. Miss.; Ebsen, Sanders, Nancy Mr- ford, if, and William Brown, 19, set out Saturday to climb Mt. Eldei^, three miles east of here. They were trapped by a blizzard. • | Brown said Sanders collapsed and being unable to give aid, he and the two girls kept going. Shortly afterward Miss Ebsen collapsed. I Brown and Miss Alford descended until they came upon a forest rang^ er, who sent a party to search for; the other two. They foimd Mlfi« Ebsen yesterday afternoon asleep in a snow drift, overcome by the coM. The body of ganders was foiuwl about a mile away. 9 ! HIGHWAY PROBE UPPERMOS1 Capital Punishment Also Reads [ Facing Legislators. Topeka, Feb. 27. (i^P)-Propceal* or an investigation i of the stat^ highway department, ilegalizatlon 01 the manufacture of industrial alcohol and a revival of capital ptm' ishment held positions near .the tops of the calendars today as th< biennial session of the legislatti" entared the eighth week. The highway investigation capital ptmishment proposals . before the house as the senate p: pared to take a vote on, the induS'. trial alcohol measurei which it re-j vived after refusing to approve the bill earlier h\ tlie session. Passag^ of the bill woiild seiitit l>ack_;t<i the house for action • on amend-? ments made by the senate.

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