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STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. COMP. / TOPEKA,-KA««. VOLUME XXXVI., No. 106. Successor to Tbe-IoU Dailr Be^ster, The lola Daily Record, and lols Daily Index. FORD DEALER TO OPEN A 24-HOUR SERWCE STATION Frank! McCarthy Renews liea^e on Building Occupied Teh Years STILL FORD DEALER Building To Be Remodeled As "Drive-In" Service Station Soon . Prank McCarthy, lola Ford dealer, sinpouiiced today that he has secured a new lease on the building Ih which his agency has been locat- (Jd for the past ten years, and has made arranBcment.>i whereby he will qjien lo'la's first 'idrlve-ln" service station offering a4Jhour facilities' to the motoring public. He will at the .same time contlnut as the author- IZfd Ford dealer for this territory. Under his, presentl plans, work will be started within the next few days on the remodeling Which will be necessary In order tp make his building, opposite the Kelley hotel,, suit- fibip for its new dual purpose. The «lork. although noB extensive, will completely alter the appearance of the brick and steell structure now housing ,the agencyj. Plans have already been drawn by a skilled architect and construction will begin. Mr McCarthy said, as soon as the necessary structural steel beams can b< secured. Windows .Moved Back. When the romodi'ling is completed. Mr. McCarthy s^id that the large plate glass window.i which are now in the front wall 6n the first floor of the building, will all be moved 25 feet back from the front under the .second story. This will leave the front 25 feet of the building open for Its entire width, so |that automobiles entering can, be sen'iced under the protection from th ? weather that the second stoiy affords. The building is 75| feet wide. Mr. McCarthy ha; made an agreement with the Standard Oil company of Indiana ereby that- company will install twj banks of three of the latest type gasoline pumps, together with all ne :essary additional eq.Uipmeni. Mi. McCarthy will then become the agent of the company in the opera ion of the station. One tier of pumps will be set up at the front edg; of the building and the other at tiie back of the .tervice/station. mal ing possible the servicing of two lanes of motor cars at the same time. New Display Room. The large room on the south side of the building, no^' used as a storage place for automotive parts, wi be remodeled, using the windows moved back from tl elr present position, into an attra ;tive automobile display room, equipped with furniture for; the use oi patrons while waiting for their automobiles, and with rest room facilities opening from it. Mr. McCarthy pdinted out that the new station will be the first that north-bound motorists entering lola on 73W will find vhich offers 24- hour ser\-ice. which he considers an important factor s,nee lola,.us ap- proxlmatply gasoliie tank distance from Kansas City. The location. Mr. McCarthy feek. could, not be improved upon. The Ford dealer wanted it empha'- sized. however, that! tiie new service he is offering is inl addition to the .service he now giva as the Ford representative, and that rather than detracting from hils dpaler service, it will add to it. Any motorist, no matter what make jf automobile he drives, or what ser\- ce he, needs, can have that service a-t any hour during , the day or night, he said, ^f that service Ls beyond the staff ordinarily kept at the) station during the nlglit. arrangements have been made whereby as can be summoned notice. ;,- HOUSE STARTS WORK ON INCOME TAX BILL. Topeka, Mar. 1. (AP)—^The Hbuse began consideration this afternoon of the state income tax bill, one of the major legis-. lative proposals to come before the biennial session of the legislature. Thie bill, sponsored by the as- sessi^ent and taxation committees jof the house'and senate, proposed a graduated scale of rates on net incomes of indivld- ukls,; and a flat 3 per cent tax on the incomes of corporations. On incomes of individuals the scale of rates, as pi-oposed ty the bUl, would be: First $1,000 or any part thereof, 2 per cent; second $1,000 or part thereof, 2M! per cent; thh-d $1,000 or part thereof 3 per cent; fourth $1,000 or part thereof; 5 per cent, and all income In excess of $6,000, 6 per cent. . Exemptions allowed would be $750 for a single person, $1,500 for married person the head of a family or living with husband or wife, and $250 for each ad• ditional. dependent under 21 years of age. MESSIAH TO BE OFFERED AGAIN First Rehearsal Called for Sunday in First Methodist Church ikilled ^ mechanic at a moment's (AP thfe Half of Wheait Topeka, Mar. 1. the most favorable now on. half of in western Kansas rd as the result of in the early part .season and the storms, J, F. Jarrel agricultifral devclq mcnt of the Santa dieted in a report DootnfO. _')—Even under conditions from wheat acreage rill be abandon- llack of moisture ^of the growing subsequent dust director of the bment depart- Pe railroad, pre- today . consisted Canatsey Music at Jac( The regular juniqr bly this morning solos- by Lou Danfoiith featmin^ bers. Russell Chez^m "Brother Can You Lou Canatsey accompanied the pi^no. Ri;ssell nouneed the numbeirs. Assembly. college assem- of piano and George popular nmn- ^ng a solo. Spare a Dime." him on bhezem also an- WEATHER and ROADS cok er Forecast Wedjiesday; kin lattci ' raoder ite FOR KANSAS: and Thursday; Mid-Week Generally fair dicaUons of rain week; mostly it niay become end of the week. TemiJerature — H 60: loTcest last nighi today 38. Excess since Jan. 1, 464 last year, highest Precipitation fori ending at 7 a. m. this year to date, since Jan. 1, 1.34 Relative humidity] 84 per cent: sea, l^vel 3032 inches, siin rises at 6:54 p.m. Kinsas Weather Emporia. Ottawi Coffeyvllle. Arkansas Topclcn;, Pittsburg.' clear, roads good. The first rehearsal for the third annual presentation of Handel's Mes.slah will be held in the First Methodist church Sunday at 4 p. m., E. V. Worsham, president of the lola community chorus, announced today.. The famed religious composition will be sung twice on Easter Sim- day, the first time in the afternoon and the second at night, txjth times in the First Methodist church. This chmch is the scene of the presentation, not only because of the size of its auditorium, but because it is the only church in lola which has facilities large enough to accommodate the chorus which last year totaled 76 voices. ' Mrs. E. W. Haglund will direct the chorus this year as she has done twice before. Soloists will be Mrs. Floyd Smith, soprano, Floyd Kelley, tenor. Miss Viola Dalgamo, alto, and Mr. Worsham, bass. The chorus itself will niunber in its composition members of virtually every church choir in town which vrill include the best vocal talent available in the city. The. chorus will be accompanied tills year as last by a special orchestra, a piano, apd the church pipe organ. The orchestra will be composed of 18 pieces, including one instrument for each part in the complete orchestration, with the exception of the violin section, which will be composed of several musicians. Miss Daisy Hobart will play the piano and Mrs. Kent Dudley will be at the console of the organ. "Altogether." MK Worsham said, "the Messiah will, be presented in lola in such a way as to make it something for the town to be proud of. The orchestra; augmented by the piano and orgkn, will provide more than adequate instrumental background for the vocalists, and it w ill afford an opportunity for lovers of music in this part of Kansas to hear a presentation which is tmust&l ^or a town of Tola's size." The Messiah has proved exceptionally popular the times it has been given in Tola during the past two years. Thousands of persons have overflowed the church audl- toriimi on each occasion, and Indications point to similar attendance this year. lOLA POLICE 0i( LOOKOUT AFTER BANK.ROBBERIES Chanute, Emporia pan­ dits Apparently^ Steer Clear, However $24>00 FROM CHANUTE ^ank Employes Takei as Shields, Preventing ; Quick Gunfight. Tola, police held this morning up and were on the lockout for the four men who jrobbed the Cht nuto Bank of Commerce and were b<Uev- ed to be escaping northward tht ough' Allen coimty after having fled from the Neosho county town eastward. Loot was estimated at between $2,000 and $3,000. Informed of the robbery by Chanute officers shortly after It o:cur- red at about 9 a. m., lola-' lolice drove to the eastern part of the county, being told that the ro »bers were believed to be heading liortb through Elsmore after having raced, eastward out of Chanute. A two-, hour search, however, proved fruit-' less. At about the same time this jnorn- Ing, the police were asked to/tie on the lookout also for three men made good their escape after haying robbed a bank in Emporia. Np ' was found of them in this "firea either. According to the Associated Press, foiu- men robbed the Chanut? bank 6f between $2,000 and $3,000 shortly after it opened this momina .who OLA, KAS., WEDNEiSDAY EVENING, MARCH 1, 1933. Gabinetim, Roosevelt Starts Wi,th Annotincement of Miss Perkins and Daniel Roper to Cai^lj|<tet and Three Men to Secretariat, President-elect Tunis Eagerly to His Nev Duties: ^ keep the wheels spinning smooth- Hyde Park, N. Y., Mar. 1. (AP>- Presldent-elect Roosevelt oonnrietefl th^ selection of bis official famlUr, today and with a serious mind and' Ught heart turned toward the White House. : He picked "Louis, Mac and eteve" for his secretariat—Louis M. Hbwe, senior secretary, and Miirvln ! H. Mclntyre, of Kentucky, and Bt^en T. Early, of Virginia, as his other chief aides ih the White House. The cabinet was completed oW- clally last night with the announce-' menta of Miss Frances Perkins, New^ York state commissioner of labor, as the secretary of labor and Dablel C, Roper; of South Carolina, as secretary of commerce. So far as immediate appointments are concerned, Mr. Roosevelt has finished his task and has surrounded himself with trusted friends. He will carry on the present White ,House staff that has continued through past Denu«Bratlc and Republican administratlcms — Rudolp Forester as executive clerk; Pfc Mckenna, as executive office doorr Iceepcr; and Erwin H. Hoover, as head usher. These are men who know American officialdom and how •and escaped by forcing five persons present at the robbery to act as a shield. Employes Kidnaped. After picking up the money in the cages, the foiu" men commanded William Gough. assistant • cashier; A. C. Bowman, a farmer; W. W. Turner, a railroad switchipan. Ruth Gray, and Lettie Mae Hudson to accompany them lo their automobile. , During the robliery someone had sounded an alarm and police arrived as the robbers were leaving, "piey were afraid to fire on the four men because of the hostages. The robbers raced to the edge of town where the five persons were released J A few shots were fired at their flffeing automobile. A posse pursued the robbers an airplane was sent up in an ejffort to follow theh- flight. Some of the roblKry witnesses] the four men were armed with a chine gun. Gough, the assistant cashier, is an officer of the Nepsho county bankers' vigilantes. The robbers fired a shot at Frank Rush, assistant cashier, who standing In the bank window 4' they drove up. He sounded alarm. The bank robbery wasj first in Chanute's history. and said ma- was hen I the MRS. R. M. WHITE DIES Danghter of Mr. and Mrs. A. RL Thoroman Snccnmbs in Kansas City After Year's Illness nsettled toiiight Thursday, fpr Kansas— lay; 1 some in- lafttcr part of the temperatm^: collder toward the ghest yesterday 32. Normal for 8. Excess this date lowest 44. the 24 hours 0; total for .82. Deficiency iijiches. at 7 a. m. today baronjieter reduced to IS. a. m.; sets 6:15 yesterday i dMxees; tdday. sind Dirt Roads. Manhattan. City. Wichita. Salina, partly ap- the b>- suf- lur- Death late yesterday claimed Richard M. White, a daughter at Mr. and Mrs.! A. M. Thoromwi. jln Kansas City where she has been Uving with her husband, a manager of a chain .drug store, and her three small children. Mr. Thoroman j is superintendent of the lola schools. Mr. and Mrs. Thoroman were w}th their daughter when she died. Her passing was not unexpected, however, because she has. been in failing health for a period of about a year, but news of it will bring genuine sorrow to the manjr friends which Mrs. White and her parents have in lola. The funeral is to be held Thursday at 2:30 p. m. hi the WaU and Deffenderfer chapel In Topeka. { Mrs. White was one of four daughters bom to Mr. and Mirs. Thoroman. Mrs. Wlllard Slocumlof Wichita and Miss MWam Thoroman. who teaches in the Yates Center schools, are the other daughters living. The other daughter died before the family moved to lola [ 12 years ago. j Mrs. White, then Miss Alberta Thoroman, was graduated from, the lola high school in 1922. Held for Manslaughter. Leavenworth, Kas., Mar. 1. (AP)— Carl Rockefeller. Lawrence youth who drove the car in which Cjtis Clark of Lawrence was killed near Reno, was arraigned today onj charge of manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. Bond for appearance at a j)rellminary hearing March 14 was set at $2500. Unable to furnish bond. Rockefeller was returned to the county Jail. Fire Rages In Ashland. Ashland, Kas., Mar. 1. (AP)—More than 300 persons were fighthig fire here this afternoon which threatened to destroy an entire block of the business section of city. the Emptiria. Kas., Mar. 1. (AP)— ITWO robbers were captured here this morning after they and three < om- panions, who escaped, had robbed the Citizen's National bank of proximately $16,970.29. One of men was dangerously wounded Chief of Police Roy Clay. Earl Lord, assistant cashier, fercd a slight woimd In the hip Ing the robbery. The five robbers, their faces partly concealed by handkerchiefs, entered the bank with revolvers drawn and herded the employes together in a group. One of the men started firing. Lord was struck by a| biillet which apparently glanced from the Wall. , • After grabbing two bags of mo ley, the rat>ber6 dashed Into a lobby jand went to the third floor of the build- Ihg. Fotu: of them came down a fire escape. Chief of Police Clay was In a nearby shoe store awaiting tieir appearance. He fired and dropped one of the m^n with a bullet In his spine. The other three entered a sedan and drove away under fire. The wounded robber refused to talk and carried nothing in his clothing by which he could be identlf ed. The fifth man walked across a roof and entered the photograph studio of George Chase. He poiijited 4iis revolver at Chase and wa: ked through his apartment to the street. He was captured a few bU cks away by a group of men in an auto- mobUe which Included Mlt Wiullte. Santa Pe special agent. He . drew two revolvers and offered resists nee but smrendered when numeious guns were leveled at him. Although identified by bank em­ ployes and Chase, the man deiled participation in the robl>er:tr. He laid he was Sam Craig of Wichita, md told officers he had served a terpi in the state reformatory at Htitch- Inson. \ j On the person of the woimded robber was foimd $570 of the st( leh money. The bank robbery was the firs; in the history of Emporia. { Pittsburg, E^, Mar. 1 (AP)-Jpo- llce here said today the license plabe 4.fl723 oh the motor car used by tbe bandits who held up the Bank of Commerce at Chanute was stolen p Pittsburg Monday night from Rpy Smith, who reported loss of the tag to police yesterday. Pittsburg and Crawford county offlcep established a close watch on highways in this section. Baiik Bill ai Law. Topeka, Mar. 1. (AP)—Signed by Governor Alf M Ijandon ten minutes before midnight, the bill to.fa­ cilitate reopening of closed state banks in Kansas became effective of the legislature and the governor made a quick trip back to the capital from Kansas CSty to sign It before midnight. ASSESSORS START WORE Eighteen Men Assigned to Make Tax Reports' for Cities and Town-' ships of County With the advent of March 1, 13 assessors are abroad in Allen county, checking each piece of property; for the purpose of taxation for the coming tax year. They were given their instructions at a meeting in tiie courthouse yesterday and are set now for the work which must be finished not later than May 1., . The assessors and the townships and cities In which they will work: A. M. Dunlap, Carlyle; Wesley Jtew- ell. Cottage Grove; Stanley Htois, Deer Creek; Dell Adanis, Eim Cre?k'; J. A. Llndqulst, Elsmore; Jay Hall, Geneva; George Barnby, Humiboldt; Charles Harris, lola; Lee Chicken, Logan; P. E. Kiiapp, Marmaton; B. F. Dozier. Osage; Frank Thoimp- wn, Salem; Charles Ausneniaan, bharles Klaumann, and Manon Wilson; lola city; Grant Warner and DJ M . Dlmond, Humboldt city; James N. Clark, LaHarpe city. County Cleric Ralph Elarton explained today that one more assessor has been employed for the city of lola this year than last. Mr^ Ausherman is the extra one, and^Elarton said his duties would be to obtain the necessary data from business houses, which, the clerk said, are almost always slow ha making their reports. If that work is completed before May 1, Mr. Elarton said the assessor would be assigned to the residential (jistricts, to help complete the work already started by the other two men. MRS. SICKLY DIES Funeral of Former Resident WUl Be Held Here Tomorrow Mrs. Annie Sickly^ widow of the late M. F.i Sickly, fom^r county treasurer, died in a hospital In Rochester. N. Y., on Monday night. February 27,-1933, aocordlng to word received in lola today. The txxly will t>e brought to lola for the fimera! .services which will be held In the Sleeper chapel at -2:30 tomorrow (•Thiursday) afternoon, and will be conducted by Rev. N. A.^ Peck, of Moran. Interment will be In the family lot at the LaHarpe cemetery. Mrs. Siddy came as a bride to Allen county hi 1880 and sne and her husl)and for many years were among the best known of Allen county people, Mr. Sickly, as above noted, having scn-ed two • terms as county treasiu-er. Some years ago they returned to their old home in Conesus, Y.. where Mr. Sickly passed away In 1927. Much of the time since the death of her husband Mrs. Sickly has been an Invalid, and hei death, while-deeply mourned by ail who knew her, was not unexpected. Mrs. Sickly Is survived by three sons aiid one dauie^ter, Mr. J. Dumont Slcldy. of Moran, Clyde and Glen Sickly, of Conesus. N. Y., and Mrs. E. J. Bondy, of Kansas City, and also by three grandchildren. T ly at the White House. Mr. Roosevelt was to lekve here late today by automobile for New York to spend the night. He, takes with him to Wbshlngtbn his family and personal .secretary, Miss Marguerite Lehand. "They have a carload of personal correspondence and official business to haul along. Also, there will be found at the White House next Saturday tHe faithful, Erwin McDuffle, negro valet to Mr. Roosevelt,' and the negro cook and maid of the Roosevelt household. They insisted upon going and Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt would not say no. Louis. M Howe, citizen of Massachusetts and for years an intimate of Roosevelt, is going to "run the shop" and take care of the correspondence. Howe said Mtlntyre would make appointments and look after visitors. All three secretaries are old "pals" of Roosevelt. Early and Mclntyre were associated with him as newspapermen when he was .assistant secretary of the navy. Next vreek Mr. Roosevelt turns to the tremendous task of naming the scores of assistant secretaries and the heads of the diplomatic corps. Tho prize diplomatic plums arc- fast disappearing. Roljert W. Bingham, Louisville publisher. Is slated for London; Mayor James IJL Curley, of Boston, for Italy; possibly Jesse I. Straus of New York, or Robert Diinham, of Chicago, for Berlin., It seems now tliat the career diplomats, Joseph C. Grew at Tokio and Nelson T. Johnson, in China, may be continued together with •William S. Culbertson in Chile. LIEBOLD SEEKING REST -t—i General Secretary to Henry Ford Is Located After Search in Upper Michigan Traverse City, Mich., Mar. 1. (AP) Ernest G. Liebold, general secretary to Henry Ford, located here after a 30-hour search tliroughout lower Michigan, i said today that he left on an unannoimced "vacation" because he needed rest. "I needed rest and I went to get it," he said, "I was both physician and patient and I prescribed for myself and then followed my own pre^ scription, and I feel fine for the first time in months." To Trooper Sylvester Niebzelski, of the state police, Lielwld said he had been "under constant high pressure for two weeks, dming which I slept only an hour and a half a night. He added that he "could not stand the-strain." Lietx)ld had borne a major part of the burden of aiding In the efforts Henry POrd was making to re- relleve the Detroit banking situation. His disappearance from Detroit alarmed friends and family. Trooper Niebzelski was sent to the Park' Place hotel, where Liebold registered imder an ^ssumed name, at Liebold's own request. He had asked that a man bq.sent "to protect me so I can rest quietly." "I jumped In my car Monday afternoon," he said, "to go to Greenbush to see a friend who operates a hotel there. The hotel was closed so t went up the road a way and slept a while. Then I came on to Traverse City." He said he hoped to rest at the hotel for a few da^s. The speedometer on Liebold's car Indicated he ha* traveled more than 550 miles from the tline he im Detroit. By the most direct route the distance i from Detroit to Traverse City is 276 mUes. ' ' Liebold, his friends said, told tliem he had tenderecf his resignation from the Guardian National iianK of Dearbiom and the Deartwm State Imnk previous to his departure "to relleTC some of the . pressure of work" of past weeks. He said they were "moves that had i been planned for some time," and| had nothing to do with his decision to "gel >ome needed rest." Tie "Weekly Register.; Establuhed 1867. The lola Daily Register. EstaUlahed 1897. FOUR PAGES JEIf OL JAPS CRUSH ONWARD Natives Defend Stoutly! But War Machine Over- I comes AH (|)bstacles LAST CITIES TAKEN I Fall ofi Lingyuan and of Chihfeng Mbans Province Must Fall Too (By the Associated Press.) China's grasp on ithe province of Jehol has begun to weaken imder the hammering of the Japanese army marching westward from Manchuria. ; At all points the Chinese were reported to have put iip a good fight, but the day's dispatches told of the fall of Chllifeng, jChienplng and W[ungkimgfu, strategic defense points hi the path of the advance to;ward Jehol city. |The resistance was stlffer In the south, but the town of Pelchangy- Inigtze was rtjported to have been captured after a battle which lasted several hpiirs. This point Is 30 miles inside the Jehol border and about 85 miles tram. Jehol city. The defense wa's in the hands of negularsj provided I by Marshal Chang Hsiao-' Liang. Having taken Chihfeng the invaders liave overcome the most serious obstacle ih their advance southward from Kailu. There remains the town of Llngyuan to Impede the westward drive from Chaoyaing, but the attack at that point apparently was diverted to Chienping,! somewhat to the north. i In China and in Tokyo |as well there is considerable resentpient at the actlor^of Great Britain in applying "a temporary arms embargo against both countries. It was announced at Nanking that the central govenunent will make rep|resehta- tions In London by way of protest. Japanese dispatches to siilchung, Manchuria, said the attacking brigade imder General Hattori had captured the city of Llngyuan, 75 miles east of the capital of Jehol province. ' Suichung. Manchuria, Mar. 1 (AP) —General Heijiro Hattori, commanding the fourteenth brigade of the Japanese army, entered the city of Llngyuan, Jehol, shortly after nightfall today. Rengo (Japanese) news agency dispatches said there was heavy fighting before the Chinese defend- erfe submitted. The Hattori brigade started its invasion of Jehol from this city, striking at the passes of Shamoshan and of Paishlhksumen. where for a time they were checked by Chinese regulars sent up by Marshal Chang Hsiao Liang, Both sides agreed the engagement was one of the heaviest thus far in the campaign. The brigade struck northwestward after carrying those two passes. Meantime another column which had advanced toward Llngyuan fr(>m Chaoyang diverted its attack northward to Chienping, which was reported to have fallen today. Llngyuan is midway between Cho- ayang and Jehol city, ultimate objective of the Invasion. It is one of two points where the Chinese were expected to put up their stronge.st defense. The other is Chihfeng, half way between Jehol city and Kailu. Chihfeng also was reported to have been captured. All the previous dispatches relating; to the Japanese plan of operation have [Indicated that nothing could stop the advance once these two cities ,were taken. Llngyuan is kbout 75 miles from Jehol city. Chih­ feng Is a little more than 100 miles n^theast of the capital. QUILT SHOWS HELD Moran and Elsmore Farm Bureau I Units Sponsor-Exhibits nes Before Hi-Y. Carl lies, instructor of. vocational agriculture, addressed ithe HI-Y meeting yesterday In the lii^ school on the subject of "World Brotherhood." Frank Thompson introduced the speaker. ^ Retiring "Hardreader" Refmes to Life Beccme Boresome or Diill yZk. upon its pubUcation today. It waff ^ ^ i ^^^^y J^2* ^^'"^ -^ute to m mail box. He deciphers New YArk. Mar. 1. (AP)—Ennui engulfed William James Kehn when he thought of spending the rest of liiis lUe without Brgk, Cerowbuk, Vetrpat and Kolnspen. Razor-edged wits, whetted by 44 years in one of the world's oddest Jobs, would become bltmt, he thought, if they had nothing more difficult to deal with than Jig-saw puzzles. * *^ \ So today, after retiring as "hard- reader" in the city hall poetoffice, he announced he would run for congress next election. Under the big dome at Wastiington, he figures, are protdems worthy of the mettle .of a man who can Idpk at Wulse Kohy and say: "Ho hum, that means Ulster county,! of course." A "hardreadcr" is the postoffice wizard who tak^ care of letters that have been addressed by idiots or illiterates or atisent-minded people, or dropped in mud puddles en them,and sends them to their destination—90 per cent of the time. •Tfou have to have patience, persistence and iotoitloD.'' Kelm said yesterday after admiring associates had glvm him a parting gift of a pocketful of gold. "A knowledge of foreign languages is a help. Some foreign-bom, for instance, spell American names pturely by soimd. You repeat aloud what they have written—and presto, it comes to you." "Hrsl" looke$i like a poser, but Keim figured out, in a moment or so, that it meant "Christie street." It is practically no trouble at all for a veteran hardreader to make "Kolnspen Puddam Kony" bloom Into "Cold Spring, Putnam county"; "Vetrpat Ain Brzk" into "Featherbed Lane, The Bronx, and "Cerow­ buk" into "Sears Roebuck." iOne of the toughest problems Keini ever solved was the transcription of the good American name IJOUIS Ahnin Ames. "All the strokes hi the writing of that name were straight up and down," he observed. "There weren't any letters that came below the line. Just write it out and see how it looks. I 've always remembered that name Iwcause it took me at least ten minutes to figure it out," 'Two farm bureau imlts, those at Moran and Elsmore, sponsored quilt exhibitions and teas in the Methodist phurches of those two towns yesterday whch were attended by women irom over the entire eastern half of the county. "llhere were 120 quilts displayed at Moran. ranging In age from but a fewf months to more than 100 years, and an estimated 175 persons viewed I them. Before tea was "served. Miss Kelley, a home demonstration agent for Kansas state college, spoke on the subject of quilts. Mrs. E. W. Haglimd sang two solo numbers and Mrs. Lillian Wright gave fa reading. Both ladies are from lola. Numiwrs were also given by members of the dramatics and music departments of the Morap high school. At. the Elsmpre exhibit, about 80 quilts were shown, also ranging in agei from a few months to more thajn a century. Miss Kelly, who als<p spoke at Elsmore, remarked es- pecjially on the color and design of a quilt exhibited bp Mrs. G. W..Longenecker. Mrs. Haglund and Mrs. Wright, and some home talent musical j numbers were also on the program. Bond Bill Passed. Washington, March 1. (AP)— Acting swiftly after only a singfe day's consideration, the house judiciary committee today approved legislation to permit suspensions of payments on,municipal bonds as an emergency nieasure. j House KiUs War BUI. Wa-shlngton, Mar. ;i. (AP)—The house today voted 165 to 31 against the|. senate froposar to spend 22 million dollars next fiscal year to train 88,000 unemployed homeless youths in citizens military training camps. THE CABINET—WHO AND , WHAT THEY ABE. Washhlgton, Mar. 1. (AP)— Here are some quick fads on the cabhiet which takes hold three days froni now: i State:; CJordell HuU, 61. Prom Teimessee, lawyer, representative and.senator. EplscopaUan. Treasury: William H. Woodin; 64. New York City. Industrialist, musician and writer, collector. Presbyterian. Hitherto a Republican. War: George H; Dem, 60. Utah. Mining executive, former governor. Congregatlonalist. Justice: Thomas J. Walsh, 73. Montana. Lawyer and senator. Catholic. Postoffice: James A. Farley, 44. New York. Building supply executive, political leader. Catholic. Navy: Claude A. SwanstSh, 70. Virginia. U; S. senator. Methodist. Interior: Harold L. Tckes, 58. Chicago. Lawyer and social reform leader. Presbyterian. Republican independent. Agriculture: Henry A.'Wallace, 44. Iowa-farm editor and organization leader,- Presbyterian., Independent of Republican back- groimd. Commerce: Daniel C. Roper, 65. South Carolina. Lawyer, former govenunent executive. Methodist. Labor: Frances Perkins. 49. New York. Sociologist and-lawyer. Episcopalian. GUN MAY HOLD FATEOFQUINN Ownership of Revolver a Major Point in Defense Case BOETTCHER TO DEAIFORSON WITHIN A DAY The Post Says Heirrls To Be Released by tomorrow Night IN A DISTANT CITY Enid, Okla;, Mar. 1. (AP)—A strong fight loomed today in Earl Quinn's second miurder trial over the pistol that kiUed Jessie and Zexla Griffith. CJlalmlng the appellate comi;, in reversing Quinn's first conviction. Indicated the weapon should not have, been introduced in evidence because it aUegedly was traced to Quinn through his wife, James H. Mathers, chief defense counsel, said every effort would be made to keep It out of this trial. Judge J. W' Bird was to rule this afternoon on a question that may decide the issue. ' Tried once at Newklrk and sentenced to death, Quinn won a new trial from the criminal court of appeals and a change of venue to Enid. The pistol, a .32 caliber automatic, was admitted at the first trial after a witness testified he was led to the weapon by Jean Quinn, wife of the accused. Porter Testifies. , Tht preliminary skirmish came when C. S. Mannon, Negro porter on the Santa Fe railway between Wellington, Kas., and Kansas City, testified Quinn boarded the train at Wellington on December 28, 1930, the day the Griffith sisters were killed. Mannon said Quinn was accompanied by his wife, who boarded the train with Quinn, but alighted as the train started to leave. "And then'what did she do?" asked Frank M. Dudley, assistant attorney general. "Now wait a minute, we object to any testimony regarding the movements of the defendant's wife for the reason that it is indh-ectly forcing a wife to testify against her husband,".Interrupted Mathers. , 'Tm not prepared to rule on that at this thne." said Judge Bh-d. "I 'U look up the law and rule this afternoon. The witness now will confine his references to the wife's conversation and movements In the presence of the defendant." Possible Strong Point. Should vnidge Bh-d rule that the state cannot show the movements of Mrs. Quinn, then the state cannot show the pistol was found at a place revealed by Mrs. Quinn. "TheyTsan't show that Earl ever owned or saw that gim," Mathers Insisted. "Besides, the gun they've got has Ijeen in the hands of nearly everyone connected with this case. We don't even know it_ was the gun that was fpimd." The porter said the man who iMarded the train for Kansas City that fatal day was Quinn '.'to the best of my belief." , ' ' - "Was this man's face scratched like he had been'to a fight with two big women?" demanded Mathers on cross-examination. "Not that I noticed," replied the porter. "And!his clothing was not torn Uke he had been In a fight?" Mathers asked. "I don't believe so." Charles O. Waggoner, the Tonkawa poUce chief, testified in detail as to the positions of the bodies. Murray Foes Exonerated. Oklahoma City, Mar. 1. (AP)— Complete exoneration of the five senators accused by Governor William H. Miuray in his weelUy paper of plotttog his impeachment came today from a committee appototed by the senate to investigate the charges. Mother and Children Bom. Tulsa, Okla., I4ar. 1. (AP) — In a vato attempt at rescue, a- mother was biumed to death with five of her nine children In their Uttle home at Sand Springs,- a |SUbiu-b, this morning. Tax Lfanit BiU In. Topeka, Mar. 1. (AP)—The house assessment and taxation committee reported favorably today with some amendments, the Bloss tax limitation bill which would reduce maxi- niums now hnposed by law on various tax levies. Police Reveal Identity of Two Kidnapers Is K^own Denver, Colo., Mar. 1 (AP)—The Post said today a deal for the payment of the $60,000 ransom and the relea.se of Charles Boettcher 2nd, by his kIdnapei -8 at a city some distance from Denver will likely be consummated within the .next 24 hours. This was predicted toda^ the newspaper said, following disclosiu'e of the contents of the last two notes fi'om the kidnapers to Claude K. Boettcher, multi-millionaire father of the missing man. "The letters, details of which were disclosed by a source close to the Boettcher family revealed," the ' newspaper continued, "that the" abductors, unbelievably brazen, have rejected the father's proposal to pay ' the money after young.Boettcher is' safe at home. ' Must Have Money. "The kidnapers are preparing now to send ftoal Instructions to the father for the payment of the ransom," the Post said, "and Insist they will not release young Boettcher until they have the money." The abductors are willing to accept the money from an toterme- diary. the newspaper said, althou^^ they at first insisted the elder Boett-' Cher make the payment In person. No move will be made by the kidnapers, the Post said, until they can collect the ransom' without police interference. ' Two of the abductdrs of Charles Boettcher, 2nd, are known. Police Chief Albert T. Clark announced as the sixteenth day of the daptivity of the young broker passed. Clark declined to name them. Still on Clues. The chief said his office Is still checking numerous clues. One check Is being made of hired "workers for a reform movement in whicl^ Mrs. Anna Lou .Boettcher, wife of the bro-: ker, was interested in theiNovember election. Mrs. Boettcher told police she believed one of the men who kldnapedher husband resembled a man she had seen at campaign headquarters. With police withdrawn from guard duty -ftithin the homes of the missing man and^ his father, Claude K. Boettcher. the family hopes today to be able.to deal more freely with tho extortionists who demanded $60,000 v.hen they took the" young clubman away about midnight February 12. I Servants said the multl-mllllon- alre father spent yesterday and tW-' mo.st of last night In a lower floor room, apparently awaiting word from some one. BANKRUPTCY LAW IN House Completes Congressional Action of I Emergency Measure Washington, Mar. 1. (AP)—The_ house today completed congressional action on the emergency bankruptcy revision measure while the senate approved a resolution to hold ip award of an ecean mall contract jy the postoffice department. Senate amendments to the bank- •uptcy bill were adapted quickly and the measure was sent to the White House. It is intended to aid individuals, farmers and railroads obtain a readjustment of their debts. The senate voted 45 to 28 agfdnst awarding an ocean mall contract to the Philadelphia Mail Steamship company pending an investigation. The action is not mandatory on the postoffice. department; Immediately thereafter the senate took.up the Smith -c :k)tton pool bill with indications of early passage. It has been approved by the senate but_.was slightly changed by the house. , • Congressional conferees ' reached an agreement on the treasury-post- offlee appropriation bill, while the house sent the 315 million dollar, navy department measiu-e to conference to iron but differences. , Meanwhile, the senate banking committee received further . testimony to its investigation of stock market. activities of the National City company. ! CERMAK PASSES THE CRISIS Mayor Will Recover, Barring Unforeseen Developments. Miami, Fla., Mar. 1. (AP)—Bar-, ring unforeseen developments, Mayor Anton Cermak of Chicago will recover from Giuseppe Zangara's bullet wound and the complications that foUowed it, his.attendtog physicians announced :today. "Mayor Cermak ; definitely Is on the upgrade now," DrJ Frederick TIce said. "His lungs and heart sound good. "Barring unforeseen circumstances we now can say he will recover." Dr. Karl A. Meyer and other physicians concurred in the statement. FulK chest examinations tcxlay showied a lesseriing of the pneumonic consolidation to the lower lobe of Cermak's right lung. The colitis that caused some con^ (sem last week about Mayor Cer- rnak's chances to jrecover has lessened considerably, and he now is able to take by mouth sufficient foods to sustata him. The kidney action also has improved. IF YOU MISS TUB REGISTER CALL 1S7 OR 520i -VI

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