Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on March 16, 1933 · Page 1
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\j *. w « w • CO^P. TOPEKA,EA8«. THE lOLA VOLUME ixXVl. No. 119. Succecaor to The Ida Daily Register, The lola Daily Record, and lola Daily Index. lOLA, KAS.^ raURSDAY EVENINp^ MARCH 16, 1933. The Weekly Register, EsUblished 1867. The lola Daily Register, Established 1897. EIGHT PAGES UGHTNiRFUND MUST PAY ALL TRAVEL COSTS No Governjnent Money to Bring Family Back to Unibd States ACCOaCVIODATING CAT CARES FOE CHICKS. $240 FOR OCEAN TRIP Letters to [Department of State Show Status of Familyj in France WhcJi the local Anicrrican LcKioii • Past learned Llghtner and return from Friince. where they had gone on a visi relatives but to Mrs. Lightner's lerc unable to do so •was a.sked to with: the Statfj whether there fund available partment or in in France, to of repatriating that Mrs. Cecilia T children wlihed to for lack of fund.s. Mr. Chas. F. Scott [take the matter up Department to see might possibly be a either: In the De- some of its agencies defray the expense American citizens abroad who w^re without means to pay their own traveling expenses. Mr. Scott did io and is now in receipt of two ibtters which explain themselves and which will be r&ad with interest bk' the lola friends of Mrs. Llghtner. [The letters follow: Departrjient of Stale V/akhington ' March 13. 1933. Mr. Charles F. |Scott, The lola R^gister." lola, Kansas. Sir: Referring to t|hc Department's let' tcr of Februar^^ 1. 1933. concerning the desire of Mr.s. Cecilia Llghtner of La Rochelle. children, there France, to return to the United Stiles with hef three is enclosed a copy of a despatch from the American Consulate at Bord'au-x which was requested to make inquiries and to report to the Deptirtment concerning Mrs. Lightners circumstances. The Consulate reports that no funds are available to that office or to a charitable iorcanization for the transportatjoii of Mrs. Lightner and her children to the United States. The minimum cost of transportation for Mrs. Llghtner and her children from Le.Ha \Te or Bordeaux to New York Ls est|mated at about S240. Should funds be ' A contumacious hen and a considerate cat figured in a small drama of lllial needs and mother ilove yesterday in the chicken house belonging to Clarence Watson at 812 South Walnut. •' Said the hen: (to herself) " 'Tla a warm day. 1 am liungry. Those eleven chicks I hatched the other day have nice fluffy coats and they,ought not to get cold. \ If they do get cold let Mr. Watson take care of them. I have done my duty, now I shall go and look for that worm I saw yesterday." Said Mr. Watson; (to himself) "Look at that lazy old hen. The/e she goes with a whole brood of chicks shivering here. No u&e to bring her back—you can lead a hen to her chicks but you can't make her cover them." Said Mr. Watson: (to Mltzl, his cat) "Hi! There Mltzl. What are you doing to earn your salt? Come here for I have a Job for you." Said Mltzl: (to herself) "Stop that, you little yellow baU! Quit pecking at my eye. Get under me like the other nine of you and keep warm. If Mr. Watson insists on taking all but one of my kittens away from me I guess I can take care of the lot of you —of course I'm sorry little No. II can't find room under me like the rest of you. but you can't expect too much of me the first day. I can keep you warm just about as well as your, contrary mother." WOMAN INJURED BYAliT00N73W Mrs. Lena, Summers Taken to Hospital After Unavoidable Accident CONGRESS MAY COMPLETE TASK WITHOUT RECESS Roosevelt Considers Program of Steady Work Until Early May BEER SURE TO PASS Special Message on Farm Relief to Gq to House Before Nightfall Washington, Mar. 16. (AP)—President Roosevelt urged congress today to enact immediate legislation for agriculture relief. Submitting at the same time a bill to carry out his ideas the President said: . "i tell you frankly that it is a new an imprecedented condition, but I tell you with.equal frankness that an imprecedented condition calls for the trial of new means to rescue agriculture." He askbd for quick action "for the simple reason that the spring crops will soon be planted," and also to help the United States "be in a better position to discuss problems affecting world crop surpluses at the proposed world economic conferr ence." The brief message was sent to congress late in the day. When Congress Taps Keg Brewers Will Be Ready Millions Already Being Spent in New Equipment to Provide 3.2 Beer When it is LegaKxed—Beverage Dispensers Soon to Become Old-Fashioned Bartenders. (AP)— Senator Mrs. Lena Summers, a resident of Fi.'^t lola. was injured and the automobile driven by C. W. Brown. Bartlesville oil company employe, damaged considerably when it over- tmnied after striking; Mrs. Summers as she was walking on XJ. S. 73W just north of lola shortly before 3 p. m. today. The extent of Mrs. Summers's injuries could not be learned, al- '"'r hi"*" fro"i! though witnesses of the accident •j any source in ^he Unil«l States io\^ ^ ^^.i^T^. caver the cost of transportation of j^j^^.^ 1^ i^^j ^.j,^^ ^^^^^^ -^j^ Mrs. Lghtner <rom Havre or Bor- | ,.33 sua,moned. dea.ux to Ne^- prk and from New According to wltnesses.Mrs. Sum- York 10 her h^me in Kans.^s. the ; ,,.as walking south on the edge Department wi^l accept a deposit, the slab a few hundred feet for,^tran.sms.slo|i to he Consul at, ,outh of the iSanta Fe cros-slng Just Bordeau.x through official channels | ^^^^^^^ jj^^ ji^jj^, ^1^^ j^^^, cither by telegram a the ^ house a dog ran out from the yard ,0 the,d party or by mail|a„d bit her. In her attempt.s to consul will be in-i evade the animal .she ran In front structed to disburse the money in^ , Brown motbr car which was making the nccrrisury arranpemonts i g^fp^ north forthctran-sporlatlonof Mrs.Lighl-| ^^ivcr was unable to avoid ncr and her ch Idren^ I. striking Mrs. Summers, despite his Funds sent loathe Department ior | efforts which resulted in the ma- trananlsslon abroad should be mj chine overturning. Neither the the form of a certified check or | ^riyer nor Mrs. Brown, who was rid- bank draft paynblc to the disburs- [ ^-ith him. was injured, although ing-officer. Department of Slate. . automobile was damaged. Verj' truly yours. For the Secretarv of State: HERBERT C;. HENGSTLER. Chief. Division of Foreign Service Administration. Help was called and Mrs. Sum- j mers was taken to the hospital In an I ambulance. I The accident was termed avoidable by the police. un- Bordeaux. France. February 17, 1933. The Honorable The Secretary of State- Washington. Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department 's memorandum instruction of Felbnjarj- 1. 1933, enclosing a letter received from Mr. Charles P. Scott of lola. Kansas, relating to the desire of Mrs. Cecilia Llghtner. an American citizen, now at La Rochelle; France, with her .three American bom | children to return to the United Stales. In this connection. I hajVe to state replying to Mr. Scott 's inquiries that the French CJovtmment will not deport the family las public [charges at its expense and Ithat there is no pro: vision, since Congress does not provide fimds for that purpc^e, for re, patriatlng destitute American citi- ' zens in this conlsular district to the United States exfcept through private agencies. Such ^jimericans have been repatriated through the American Aid Society, ijo Rue do raiysee. . Paris, for about $60.00 a person from the French ports of Le Ha\Te and Cherbourg. 'Wlijen funds are avail-, able the Americjin Aid Society freely grants assistance. Recently, liowever, It appears that has been necessary to call upon friftnds of tlie destitute 'person In the lunited States for ; ' funds: A niini|jnim of | $240.00 is needed to procui -e transportation for : - Mrs. Llghtner and her children from (Continued dn Page 8,1 Col. 2) EX.GANGSTER HERE Former Crook to Expose of Underworld Rackets Washington, March 16. President Roosevelt and Robinson, of Arkansas, the Democratic leader, considered today a program which would keep congress in session without; recess in the hope of completing all business early in May. Senator Robinson assured the president the beer bill woiild be passed by the senate today or tomorrow. The president said he was sending (By the Asaodcted Prett.) As congress got ready to twist the spigot and set legal beer spurting, the brewing Industry showed further sijgns today of arousing trom a long lassHude. Among the signs of its revived energy: There was a twirling of handlebar mustaches as a beyerage dispensers union in New "irork decided to lesume its old title of "Bartenders Ur^on." -A statement from Jacob Ruppert, New York brewer, said 3.2 per cent beer, the kind that the pending bill would legalize, would be fully as potent as the average pre-prohibl- tion beer, and maybe better in quality because of advances In machine- making and cheihistry. A survey showed brewery officials estimating that more than 50,000 men would get permanent Jobs In breweries alone after legalization of beer. Many orders were placed for bottles,. barrels, cases, caps and grain. An official of a large brewery estl- GARDEN PLAN IS UNDECIDED YET More Men Must Register If Community Project Becomes Reality •Whether Ida will have a community garden for the relief of unemployment will depend on how many jobless men register tomorrow and Saturday at The Register and the, lola welfare rooms, signifying up an emergency farm measure to | their willingness to work on such a mated orders of such equipment for immediate delivery would total more than 100 million dollars. To build new plants, or get old ones In working order, an expenditure of scveia'l millions is contemplated, the survey indicated. Extenjjvc advertising campalgna were projparcd in many cities. One New Ybrk brewer authorized a $100,000 -outlay for newspaper advertising as soon as beer is legal- ls«d. St. Louis brewers, celebrating the enactment of a state beer bill yesterday, paraded their draft horses, white and dappled, through the streets. Some breweries were taking orders for delivery as soon as beer is legal. Anheusef-Busch in St. Louis has *0!aoO td 50,000 gaUons of beer In its vats, j In New York, some drug stores were contemplating selling beer at soda fountains, if the state- beer bill being shpped at Albany permits. A-nlckiel-a-glass was predicted as the price in many localities. There was talkj of making it 10 cents In the business and theatrical sections of New •york and some other places. A poll I of the states showed that as matters now stand there are 14 In which the sale of beer is contingent ^nly on legalization by the federal government. They are: Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky. Indiana, Illinois, California, Washington, Wisconsin, Wy- ROOSEVELT GETS POWER OF DICTATOR CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL GIVEN TO ECONOMY BILL READY FOR SIGNATURE Measure Will Become Law When President Roose> velt Signs It 'Washington, Mar. 16. (AP) Final Congressional approval was given today to President Roosevelt's request for authority to trim governmental expenses 500 million dollars by slashing veterans allowances and fe<ieral pay. The measure carrying the authority, the second administration proposal to be acted upon by the extra session, now goes to the White House for President Roosevelt's signature that will make it law.^ The House vote on the bill was 374 to 19. On motion of Representative McDuffie of Alabama, chairman of the special economy committee, the house today concurred in the senate amendments. DAinS HEADS ARMS GROUP Ranb of Ambassador Given diplomat at Geneva. Washington, Mar. 16.: (AP)—Norman H. Davis was named as ciiairr man of the American delegation to the disarmament conference, with the rank of ambassador. . Davis, a Tennesseean, a Democrat and expt-rienced diplomat, has beer, a member of the delegation under the Hoover administration. His elevation today to its chairmanship was said by state department officials to mean primarily that this government Is taking all due str:.-« to perform its full sharo of responsibility with relation to the conference. Duvis has been in frequent conferences of late with president Roo.'ievelt and Secretary Hull. Plans are set for him to sail tho middle of next week for (5eneva, v.-hcrc efforts are being made to allay suspicions In Europe sufficiently to pave the way for a definite dl'-armament agreement. Da\'ls; and Secretary Hull were Ir.vlted to lunch with President Rocrevelt today to talk over the whole situation. RISE IN STOCKS SPREADS TO ALL OTHER MARKETS Millions Added to Value \ of Shares^ Bonds and Commodities WILD SCENE IN PIT (phicago Grain Traders See Prices Rise to Full Allowable the house late today and an unem- j project. ployment bill within a few days. Robinson said he expected it would be decided by the end of this week whether to go straight through with this congressional session without any recess. The 3.2 per cent beer and wine bill v^ere headed toward cextaln approval in the senate today, despite cohtcntiorjs by prohibitionists that It constituted "nullification" of the conttltutlon. Party leaders were hopeful of Its approval by late afternoon, as Senators Sheppard iD. Tex.), and Borah (R. Idaho), assailed the measure. Ruin to RepaUlc. Tho Texan, a sponsor of th-j This fact was made known today after a meeting of unemployed men held in the junior high school last night at which time the project wa? explained and registrations taken. It was found there, however, when but 18 men signed up, that the reason no more did was that the vast majority of the 150 present had already started work on gardens of their own. With so small a number, it was pointed out, a large scale community garden would not bi feasible. ! Before deciding definitely • one way or another, the committee sponr soring the plan said today that the results of the registration between eighteenth amendmVnr told the' "r.^^l'^ 51'"!;^'*^ P'^^";,^"' '^.if^- Admittedly a former gangster, crook, short-change artist, con man and convict, ;A. W. Dlttmore will expose the methods of the underworld at the city hall tomorrow at 7:30, to which lola business men and others interested in crime prevention are invited to attend by Police Chief A. v. Funkhouser. Chief Funkhouser is retaining Dlttmore primarily to Instruct his police force in how to combat criminals, but, win welcome all persons, with the exception of women and children, who are ihterested. Dlttmore, who forsook the underworld after a term in prison to become a secret service operative, will tell those who 'attend the meeting, among other things, what to do if a robber starts holding up a filling station—what a clerk should do when a check Is offered by a stranger—how a policeman can subdue an assailant or with handcuffs properly applied completely control a prisoner. Tliese and many other things Dlttmore will discuss and demonstrate. His lecture will be of as much benefit to merchants and business men as to police and Chief Funkhouser extends a cOrdlal Invitation to those falling In that class to attend. No admission will, be charged. WEATHER and ROADS MRS. ELIZA OSBORN IS DEAD. Mother of East Ida Baker to be Interred in Hartford Cemetery. night and Fridaly; not much change in temperature. • Temperature-|-Highest' yesterday, I Mrs. Eliza Jane Osbom. mother 55; lowest last liight, 38; normal for j of George Osbom. East lola baker, • today, 45; cxce|>s yesterday, 2; ex- cess since January 1. 50^ degrees; this date last y^ar. highest, 53; lowest, 38. Precipitation ing at 7 a. m. or the 24 hours end- Itoday. .00 i total for this year to dtte. 3.90: deficiency . since January 1. .26 inch Relative humility at 7 a. m. today. 61 per cent; birbmeter reduced to • ^a level, 30.18 inches. : i Suii rises, 6:B0 a. m.; sun sets, • ^6:31 p. m. I ^Weather a.nd Dirt Roads. Emporia, Topeka, cloudy, roads good.l ; Ottawa. Arkansas c :!ity, Wichita, partly cloudy, ipads good. Miuihattan, Mght sprinkle, roads good. Coffeyville, S ilina, and Pittsburg, clear, roads goqd died today at her home, 226 South Third, following: a period of falling health. She was in her sixty-eighth year. A funeral service will be held at her home Saturday at 10:30 a. m., following which tlie body will be taken to Hartford for burial. Bom in Indiana, Sifrs. Osbom had lived in lola. except for a year in Colorado and another in Humboldt, for the past 22 years. Here she was associated with her son in the operation of a bakery. Besides her son George she leaves another. Charles, who also lives in lola. She is also survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mabel Minor, lola; and Mrs. Maude Coble, Hartford. One sister, three brothers, and nine grandchildren are also Uving, noqe In lola, however. senrxto the bill would result In "untold waste and ruin to this republic." Borah, his voice booming to the crou-dcd galleries, said there was nothing In the bill to prevent return r>f the saloon which he characterized as "the most hideous institution with which civilized society ever had to deal." I The senate approved an amendment to leg.olize wine as well as be «sr of 3.2 per cent by weight and subject it to the same tax of $5 a barrel. Without waiting for the farm aid message promised from the White House before nightfall, leaders of the. house gave assurance that the agricultural legislation would be pas.'^d and sent to the senate by th". end of the week. The actual draft of the bill, like President Roosevelt's message, was being completed this morning. Secretary Wallace sought to have it ready for congress immediately after the message was read. Another Short Message. The message, described by White House aides as a terse 600 words, coving both farm and unemployment relief, was not to be transmitted before 5 o'clock this evening (EST). Majority Leader Byms of the house announced he planned to push the bill to passage by the end of the week, putting it immediately up to the senate. It was learned that in framing the farm bill the principles of the domestic allotment plan have not been abandoned entirely. Leasing of lands engaged in surplus piroduction will be a principal feature but provision will be Included for a processing tax, one of the main points in the allotment plan. ' It is through this tax that the measure proposes to provide much of the revenue to make possible retirement of lands by leasing. Repre.sentatives of farm organizations, whose suggestions formed the base for the bill proposed that Wallace be given broad powers to select, from many plans In working out methods of production curtailment covering cotton, wheat, com, hofrs. rice, cattle, sheep, tobacco, milk and Its'products. They recommended that the secretary' have authority to work out tride agreements between producers, processors and others interested in.'given commodities, with power to prescribe regulations covering the marketing of each in event that asreements could hot be readied. , Their proposal has been modified m several respects in the new draft prepared by Wallace with the assistance of Rexford G. Tugwell, assistant secretary of agriculture and en into consideration. If a sufficiently large number of men sign up, the project will be carried but—otherwise It will not. Any unemployed man who wants to engage In a community garden is asked to register at any time tomorrow or Saturday at the office of The Register, or on Saturday afternoon at the welfare association rooms. oming, Montana, Maryland, Dela- Ljor the protection of veterans, ware, and Arizona. T President Roosevelt submitted the Some states were rushing beer bills. In New York for Instance, where bills to regulate and tax beer were to be introduced Into the legislature {today. Governor Lehman called for quick action, so that beer can go oh sale as soon as 'Washington leeailzes it. In 23 j other states, measures to legalize and regiUate the sale of the drink were in varying stages of the program tb congress last Friday in a special message. It was passed by the house Saturday. The five amendments put in the bill were accepted by the house after word came from the White House that they were acceptable to President Roosevelt. FiVe Amendments Adopted. The senate adopted five amendments. One would permit no inter- M'DONALD HAS NEW ARMS IDEA Germany Would Be Given Larger Army Under British Plan Geneva, Switzerland, Mar. 16.(AP) Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain, presenting a hew All the amendments adopted wer^ pian for peace and security to the legislative mUl. In at least three I f erence in veterans suits, and an- of these.; the prospect of the meas- other would leave to the discretion ures passing seemed doubtful. The remaining eleven states either retained their prohibition laws or defeated beer legislation. NO BEER IN KANSAS Congressional Act or Not; Brew Will ! Be niegal At the meeting last night. Angelo! rentage Topeki, Mar. 16. (AP).—Roland Boyntonj state's attorney general, said todfiy it would be the position of his office that any attempt to sell 3.2 per tent beer in Kansas would be illegal "until the courts hold otherwise." ! "Kans^ is still operating under the 'bone dry' law," he said, "and the mere fact that congress may say beer of certain percentage of alcohol is npn-intoxicating, is not controlling under the Kansas law." Boyntbn said the Kansas legislature ne^er had decided what per- of the president whether to make hospitalization available to non- service connected disabilities. A third forbade removal from the rolls of any veterans of direct ser\'Ice connected disabilities, but permitting changes in the rates; the fourth permitted no Spanish-American veteran over 62 years old to be removed from the rolls, although allowing for a change in the rates; and the fifth provided domiciliary care for tuberculous or neuropsy- chiatrlc veterans not traceable to war services. Senator Robinson of Arkansas, the Democratic leader, estimated the maximum cut in reductions would not exceed 10 million dollars, which world disarmament conference today, proposed an army of 200,000 men for Germany doubling the maximum limit set by the treaty of Versailles. •The amiies of Italy and France would be reduced to the same numerical strengths but France would be permitted an overseas force of 200.000 and Italy of 50,000. This would reduce the French army about one-third,, paralleling the proposal of President Hoover. No maximum was suggested for the British army, nor does the plan include any attempt to limit non- European forces: Aastria's effectives would be fixed at 50,000. Hungary's at 60,000 and Bulgaria's at 60.000. The French "allies" would be lined up: Poland 200,000. Rumania 15D,- 000, Czecho Slovakia 100,000. Russia would be given half a million men. i Tho plan, would extend the London naval treaty to include France and Italy. It also would; extend the naval holiday on capital Lshlps to all powers except Italy, which would be permltfed to build one ship to balance the new French crutser Dun- kh^k. Germany would be freed legally would still leave economies that, from the naval restrictions imirosed C. Scott, chairman of the Allen county federal relief committee explained the details of the community garden plan and then went on to outline the situation in regard to other forms of work relief. MYSTERY IN SKELETON FOUND Identity of Man Unknown Following Discovery of Bones. Dr. Mordecai.Ezekiel, Wallace's newly named economic advisor. Lecture at S. D. A. Church. The public is invited to. attend a meeting at the 8. D. A. ctiurch, 503 South street, at which a picture of the return of the prodigal son will be shown, followed by a lecture by O. & W«ist. The meeting is to start at 7 p. m. tomorrow. Lincohi. Kas., Mar. .6. (AP)—A buckle, bits of cloth evidently from a pair of overalls, and a battery tester found with the bones, are additional evidence on which Lincoln county officers are seeking to solve the Inystery surrounding the death of an unknown man, whose skeleton was found Tuesday night buried under tin cans and refuse of a small dump a mile east of Vesper. The back of the skull had been smashed and County Attorney W. W. Urban said the man imdoubtedly had been slain. Dr. L. A. Kerr, after examination, said the skeleton was that of a man of 35. Sheriff Jim Booz expressed the belief the body might be that of Ernest Gray, Insurance man, who disappeared from Luray in September, 1930. > Salina, Kas., Mar. 16. (AP)—Ralph Gray, local insurance agent, today expressed doubt the skeleton of a man found near Vesper could be that of his brother, Ernest Gray, who disappeared from Luray in 1930. Shoes found by the skeleton are larger than those worn by Gray, he said, while. Ernest Gray had dark hair and that of the skeleton is sandy in color. of alchohol in a beverage made it intoxicating and that under state la^, "if a beverage is intoxicating in fact, it is unlawful." The miatter of deciding whether a l)everage! is intoxicating in fact was a question for a jury to decide under proper instruction, he said. The attorney general said anyone desiring I to sell 3.2 per cent beer in the state would do so at his own risk and would be subject to prosecution. "If a Jury would acquit one man of selling such beer." he said, "that would not mean that others would not be ;H -osecuted." FILLING STATION MAS SHOT Operaloif of Plainrille Ptunp Wounded Uesirting Holdup. Do Yon Want to Help? The local Red Cross chapter has received a circular letter from the Washington headquarters calling attention to the great distress growing out of the Long Beach earthquake and asking for contributions to aid in relieving those who have lost their homes and other property. There are no funds in the treasury of tlie lola chapter which are available for this purpose but the officials ask The Register to say that if any individuals wish to make t' contribution to this worthy cause they will be glad to forward it to the National Red Cross to be used for that purpose. Money should be handed to Mr. Charles Dorsey or to Postmaster C. O. Bollingier. Revival Services to Contlnoe. The revival services being conducted at the Pentecostal church by James B. Burrell and Mis, Burrell will continue throughout the rest of this w«ek and probably next, the Rev. James A. Dunham, pastor of the church announced today. Good crowds and lively Interest ooottnue to be in evidence. PlalnvlUe, Kas., Mar, 16. (AP)— Jim Case, proprietor of a filling station and store 14 miles west of Stockton, wa.«; shot twice and seriously injured by three men who robbed His filling station of 18 gal- loris of ' gasoline at 3 o'clock this morning. Sheriff Louis EUett of Stockton, expressed the beUef the assailants of Case were the stone three who held up a Concordia fUi- ing station last night. The hbldiip men, driving a large brown siedan with a Nebraska U- cense, called Case out of bed, tell- g him' they were out of gas apd in a hurry. They had him put 13 gallons pf gasoline into their car and then one of them ordered Case to hold jup his hands saying "this is a sticlc-up." Case reached for the Iron handle of the pump and one of the men bejran shooting, a bullet striking Case in the abdomen, another in the arm. The men dro\'e away. Tracks Indicated they drove into Stockton from the north. The sheriff today was searching county ro .<»d3. Dr. Bfown of Stockton said Caso had a chance to recover. GRANGp TO MEET TOMORROW Star V;^lley Unit to Give Degive Work to Candidates. : The Star Valley Grange will meet In Prairie Dell schort house tomorrow at 8 p. m. Following the coa- ferring of first and second degree work on, a class of candidates, Dan M. Braum will show a movie which will be df interest to all members might be effected at more than 500 million dollars. The 19 house members who voted against final passage of the bill were: Democrats: Black, Connery, crros- scr of Ohio, CMUen, DuniK' Hoeppel, Keller, Murdock, Scraghain, Somer.=; of/New York, Studley arid WJilte— 12. Republicans: Brumm, Focht, Lemke—3. JFarmer-Laborite against were- Arens, Johnson of Mixmesota, Lundeen, and Shoemaker— i. Total against—19. The economy bill Is designed to: ' Reduce federal salary and veterans' costs 500 million dollars a year. Permit federal and military pay cuts up to 15 per cent. Give members of house and senate $8500 instead of $10,000 a year. Pav the vice-president and speaker $12,750 instead of $15,000. Let President Roosevelt, if he desires, reduce his pay from $75,000 to $64,750. Restrict veterans' disability benefits largely to those whose ailments are attributable to service. Remove the provision that certain constitutional ills may be presumed to have been caused by service. Authorize a new survey of benefits to veterans including and since the Spanish-American war. Cut Ci\'il war pensions 10 per cent for one year. Let the president decide whether veterans with non-service connected disaWUtir shall be aUowed nospltal- ization. Authorize the executive to rule tha^ no persons with an Income above any amount he fixes shall receive a pension. Make final decisions by the veterans administration imder presidential regulations, and bar court appeals. Prevent emergency officers from obtaining retirement pay unless the disabilities causing retirement began between April 6,1917, and November U, 1918. CHINESE RESIST J.4P 'IRIVE l-robps Under General Sung Harass Invaders Near Great Wall. Hoover Off to Chicago. New York, Mar. 16. (AP)—Her-, - . bert Hoover packed his bags today r**'*^"* "^^ swords" who hacked Peiping, China, Mar. 16. (AP)— Chinese troops are continuing an active resistance of the Japanese advance at Hslfengkow Pass througii the great wail, 100 miles northeast of here. Defense of the pass is in the hands of General Sung Cheh-Yuan, formerly one of the strongest fighters serving under the banner of the Christian general, Feng Yu-Hsiang. General Sung's 30,000 well-equipped tro(H5s include a brigade of the for his journey home to California, accompanied by his secretary, Lawrence Ricbey. The former president planned to leave late this afternoon for Chicago, spend Friday night at the borne of a friend'there; and depart fofi qailfwnla Saturday: . some of Chiang Kai-Shek's best dl- ylsions to pieces during; the Kou- minchun revolt two years ago. These forces now are harassing the invaders with repeated night raids under the shadow of the gjcat walL by the Versailles treaty, but actually her naval power would be fixed at the present level until 1936. This proposed treaty would remain in force for five years.; Diirins that' period special international commissions would be created to attempt conciliation and settWment o"^ vexing political problems now disturbing Europe. A second general arms conference would be Held Just before the expiration of the five- year period. Mr. MacDonald admitted that thus far he had been unable to fig-lure out a way to guarantee that civil aircraft will not be converted to war purposes. He proposed limitation by quantity and, suggested these specific figures: For the United States. 500 airplanes; Great Britain. 500; France, 50; Japan, 500; Italy, 500, and small, er figures for other countries. He did not suggest a maximum for Germany. "These figures are> not like the laws of the'Medes and the Persians," he said, "They can be; altered." Prfemler Edouard Daladler of France in a brief speech declared that Mr. MacDonald's proposals were miost Iniportant. and said they would be closely studied in sympathetic manner. He added that he hoped the conference between Mr. McDonald and Premier Mussolini of Italy in Rome the coming week-end would be successful. Hugh Gibson, American* representative at the conference, praised and thanked Mr. MacDonald for the projjosal,- which he said made the day historic. He continued they will be given thoughtful consideration. Count Rudolf Nadblny. German delegate, likewise praised the proposals. He emphasized Germany's devotion to disarmament with the present regime giving security to all nations. The conference then agreed that the British proposals should be submitted to general discussion after a sufilclent period to permit study by the various delegations. New York, Mar. 16. (AP).—Tho ,g forward push in security markets spread to the country's leading pmmodity exchanges today, adding h|uge sums to the quoted value of ocks, bonds, wheat, com, rye, cot- t <!in and other "prosperity" measur- ihg sticks. ' While shares on the New York Stock Exchange were extending yesterday's sensation gains by $1 to more than $3, the grain pit at Chicago was witnessing a wildly bullish opening. Extreme advances were restricted by special regulation, but wheat Jumped the limit of 5 cents a bushel and com, up 3 cents, gained all that was allowable. ' New York, cotton prices soared $3.50 to nearliy So a bale, later meeting some profit-taking sales which reduced this range. Ticker Falls Behind Trading in stocks here was so tumultuous that quotation reporting facilities were swamped and the ticker fell as much as eight minutes behind actual transactions on the floor. The market boiled up at the opening, subsided a bit under realizing and then returned close to the higher levels. United States government bonds were again sharply higher, some of the treasuiles showing net gains of a point or two well before noon. Domestic corppration loans felt tho push of optimism; many issues rose In the neighborhood of $10 per $1000 obligations. E -YCitement in Wall Street ran high. Brokerage house customers' rooms were filled with tape watch-* ers and many reported a large volume of overnight buying orders, especially for "odd lots" of shares. Early activities in stocks well exceeded Wednesday 's turnover and the first half hour saw strings of transfers involving single blocks of 1.000 to 5,000 shares. There was obviously much moi;e stock for sale than yesterday, whci^ scores of favorites jumped $2 to $1,6, but offerings were quickly snappec^ up. Take Gjiins in Beers Profit-taking in the "beer" issues made for some linsettlement in th*t group, and .speci}ilatlve interest tended to shift to jold lino industrials. U. S, Steel cllrtibed about $1.50 to $33.50, Westlnghouse rose $1.62 to $28.62, General Electric $1 to nearly $•16, American T^obacco "B" $2.25 to $64. J. I. Case, 'stimulated by grain prices. Jumped S3 to $50.50. • American Telpphone rallied approximately $2 to around $106, while National Blsculi, at $41, was up S1.25. Several rails also strengthened. New York Central's gain was 81 to a price of i $20.87, Deleware & Hudson's' $2 to $52 and Santa Pe '3 75 cents to $46,75. Chicago. Mar. 16. (AP)—Fred H. Clutton, secretary of the board of trade, announced in the pit a fev/ minutes before closing that restrictions in price llunctuations of all grains would be withdrawn effective at the close of trading tomorrow, March 17. ' jThe restrictions were Imposed by the directors before business opened today. They limited price fluctuations on wheat to 5 cents a bushel, com to 3, oats to 2. rye to 4 and barley to 3. Practically all of tho grains: shot up to the limit of the restrictions on Initial transactions ?nd remained there most of the day. Oat."! w-as the only grain which faih- ed to reach the limit, falling short by only a fraction of a cent. WALKER DENIES ALLEGATIONS Lawyer of Former New York >Iayor Snbmits Short DeniaL Miami, Fla., Mar, 16. CAP)—General denial of all allegations contained in the divorce suit filed by his wife, Mrs. Janet Allen Walker, was made here today In: an answer filed by James J. Walker, former mayor of New York. ; The answer contained only a brief denial of the three paragraphs of the complaint, and was filed by Walker's attorney, Benjamin Cohen. Cohen said he received cabled instructions from the former NeW York mayor who now is in Cannes, France.: Mrs. Walker filed suit for divorce last week, charging desertion. She did not ask for alimony. IP YOU -IdSS THE REOISXEB CALIi m OR 530. TWO NOirVA^ONS APPROVED Senate. However, Holds Up Report on Robert BIrigham to England. ^Washington, Mar. 16. (AP)—Two of President Roosevelt s first three nvijor diplomatic choices were approved quickly today by the senato foreign relation^ committee and ordered favorably reported to the senate for consideration but action on the nomination of Robert Worth Bingham of K;ntucky to be am- b-:&<!ador to Eniland was delayed until next week. The two ordered favorably report- f {l with little discussion, were: : Joscphus Daniels of North Carolina, ambas-sador to Mexico, . 'Jesse I. Straus of New York, ambassador to Fi -:ince. :Chilnnan Pltl;man (D. Nev.) told hjwspapennen tho nomination of Bingham went (iver until nej^ Wednesday to permit the committee to inquire Into son e speeches the B^en- tiickian made ip Scotland about a ^Tar ago. -These speech (Js were presented to the committee by Senator Robinson (R. Ind.), and [were interpreted by him. Pittman said, to show a strong pro-British feeling that he contend_ed the commlttlee should look into. fl. G. WARD BUYS CLEANERS Jiev Establishment to Be Known aa Wardwky Cleaners. H. G. Ward 4nnounced today the purchase of the former CJut-Rate cleaners and said that he wUl be open for business at the same location occupied by the old establlsh- ihent, 109 West Madison, i Tfcffe firm' will be knowh as the Wardway cleaners and Mr. Ward, a former resident of Wichita but for five months a citizen of Ida, saitii ^t present prices ifiU prey^

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