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PAGE SIX • FIRST GAME OF CHURCH LEAGUE SERIES TONIGHT Catholic and U. B. Teams To Play First of Three Gaines Final Standings. W. L. Pet. Catholic ." t 0 l.OOO Presbyterian 6 1 .857 United Bretiiren ...5 2 .71* Trinity 4 3 .571 Baptist 2 5 .286 Methodist 2 5 .286 Christian Sr 2 5 .286 Christiari Jr. 0 7 .000 A championship series of two out of three games for the Church league title will be launched at Junior high tonight when the Catholic and United Brethren teams clash in the opening encounter. The first game of the series is announced to begin at Bp. m. wit|j no admission charge being made. The United Brethren five came out on top in the first half of play in the regular season and the Catholic cagers: followed up with a clean sweep in the second half, The Catholics lost two games in the first half and their opponents dh>pped a pair of decisions in the second half. Two evenly matched teams will therefor start the title fight tonight. A 29-27 contest was lost to the Presbyterians last night by the United Brethren quintet. The first half winners finished the game with only three players on the floor, all others having been ousted on fouls. The Presbyterians finished the half in second place by the victory. In other gflmcs last night the Trinity downed the Methodists and the ChrLstlfin Junior team lost to the Boptl.sts. The box scores: Baptldt—30 O , FT F Robinson, f 3 0 3 Thompson, f' I 4 1 Dice, c a 2 1 Tweedy, (,' ,,' 0 2 I Miller, K 0 2 I TotiiLs ;..10 10 7 niHutlnri Jr.—11 O FT F arlffltJi, f 2 0 I rnint'/., f ,. 1 1 3 Dunhnm, c 0 I 4 Brown, c ,,, 1 o 1 Tnvlor, K 0 0 1 WIlHon, (! ,...0 1 4 TolnlK 4 3 14 Scorn at half—Boptlst 12, Christian Jr. 3. » - : — • j Training Camp Notes ^ West Palm B^ach. Fla., Mar. 24. (AP)-4Manager Max Carey would like to| know what has happened to his Brooklyn Dodgers' batting punch all at jbnce. When the Dodgers dropped a 4-0 decision to the 8t. Louis i Browns yesterday they completed 21 innings of exhibition baseball In which they have scored exactly one unearned run. They got only five hits off Brownj pitching yesterday, two of which went to Tony Cucdnello. Los Angeles—Bin Terry's confidence in Young Hal Schumacher apparently has not. been misplaced. Terry has worked patiently with THE TOLA DAILY REGISTER. FRIDAY EVENING. MARCH 24 BOSTON CELLAR CHAMPS HOPMG TO BURROW DDT Even with Money It Takes Time to Make Pennant Winning Club (By the Associated Press.) The combination of a wetaltby new ownership and one of baseball's brainiest strategists as business manager probably jwon't produce any thryouiir 'pitcherfrom 'wV L^^^^^^ with the taU-end Boston THE KID ByLaufer rence university in the hope that he; will fill one of the four starting assignments for the New York Giants this year. Schumacher turned in his best performance of the year yesterday when he blanked the Pirates with two hits over a flve- Inning stretch. San Francisco—As far as Lyle (Bud) Tinning is concerned, Manager Charlie Grimm of the Chicago Cubs is almost put of patience. Tinning, a great prospect and author of some better than average right handed pitching last season, has not been able to shake off enoughj weight tO' keep pace this year. He reported many pounds overweight and so far has shown almost nothing to indicate he will stick when the cutting time comes. San Jose, Calif.—Manager Lew Foiiseca of Chicago's White Sox, only hopes his men will keep right on hitting against southpaws the way they have In training games. Southpaws have caused little trouble so far. Yesterday. led by Al Simmons who connected for a double and three singles against Seattle, the Sox trimmed a pa4r of left­ handers, Phil Page and Dick Frel- tns—not related to the Athletics' Tony—for 14 safeties. Bradonton, Fla.—Pranklo Frisch, the "Pordham Flash," Is back in the Rcdblrd flock. The third baseman, who had been tlic major holdout of (hn St. LOUIN Cardinals, slKncd his 1933 contract late yesterday. Ills signaturo ns- Kurbd thc: Cardinals of n powerful infield lineup. Frlsch's salary wos not mode known. He wns puld u flat salary of $18,900 last year. Prpxhylorian—29 G FT F Troutwlne. f 2 0 0 Mclntyrc. f 2 2. 4 Rosonbcrg. f 0 0 0 Bowliw. c 5 2 0 Suthcriand; g ...2 3 1 McCIay. g 0 0 1 Totals ....11 7 6 V. B.— 27 G FT P Mastcrson. f 6 1 0 Robert*, f .., 3 0 4 McClay. c ' 3 1 4 Baker, g 0 0 0 Dale, g .. 0 1 4 Baker, g 0 0 0 Totals ....12 3 12 Score at half — Presbyterian 11, U. B. 14. West Palm Beach, Fin.—That reunion spirit may help thc St. Louis Browns this year. Thrrc of the team's players who worked together while with the Washington Senators provided coordination that was a big factor in the Browns' 4-to-O victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers in an exhibition game yesterday. "Muddy" Ruel was catcher for his old teammate- pitchers. Lloyd Brown and "Bump" Hadley. Reynolds, another ex- Seriator. got a triple, and West, who rounds out the Brownie aggregation from Washington; made five putouts in center field, including three plays that took hits away from the Dodgers. Methodist—13 G FT P Finley, f 0 1 2 Kelle.v. f ..J 1 1 1 Amdt. f-g 0 0 1 Middleton. c 0 1 1 Langsford, g 2 0 1 Anderson, g 1 1 3 Totals 4 4 9 Trinity—37 G FT P E. Hoggatt, f ...4 0 2 Ammon, f 1 0 0 H. Hpgpatt, i 4 0 1 Provancha, c 4 1 4 Little, g 2 2 3. Finlcy. g 1 2 2 Totals ...16 5 12 Score at half—Methodist 5. Trinity 19. OfflclaUv-Elllott and Hcnrichs. RAILROAD DICTATOR Appointment of Snpmno Ruler Deemed Imminent. Clilcjigo, . March 24. (AP)—The ClUcaRo Tribune said today it was rciwrted that the appointment of a dictator with full power to control the railroads, was imminent. The dictatorship possibility, the newspaper said, was presented yesterday at a meeting of the association of railway executives by a committee which recently conferred with President Roosevelt and other government officials at Washington. The committee, composed of P. E. Williamson, president of the New York Central, Carl Gray, president of the Union Pacific and J. J, Pelley, president of the New York, New Haven and Hartford, presented to the association's advisory board, the views of the president, thc Tribune said. Later the three rail officials left for Washington empowered by a resolution adopted by the association, to represent the membership at further conferences with tlie president. The exeoutlyes were told that President Rodsevelt feels the railroads can best help themselves by stopping the waste of money by e'lminatlngi wasteful competition, the Tribune said. ANOTHER: DUEL FOR RUNNERS Venzke and CnnnUvham May Race Ag:ain|at Kansas Rebys, Lawrence; Kas.. Mar. 24.: (AP)— Another duel between Glenii Cunningham, Uifilverslty of Kansas runner and Gcine Venzke, his rival In four easteni Indoor races, may be one of the I special events at the Kansas relays.^ April 22. Efforts a^e being made by the management! of the tenth. anntial track meet I to bring the Eastern flash here for, the 1500 meter run. The Kansas star has defeated •^•^nzkc thrc'i out of thc lour tbnce Millions for Breweries. New York. Mar. 24. (AP)—L. Seth Schnitman. chief statistician of the F. W. Dodge corporation, estimated today more than 65 million dollars will be spent in the next few months for new breweries and lor alterations and additions to old ones. Red Sox this year. Tom Yawkey and Eddie Collins realize It was five years before even the famous Ruppert bankroll achieved notable results with the Yankees. They probably will be delighted If the club climbs out of the cellar this year, a stunt that Alana- ger Marty McManus thinks he can accomplish, althou^ it has been done only twicef in the last 11 years. Marty refrains frijin any boasts or predictions. His own managerial experience is Umlted. He has: had little to work with so far. Since last season, the Sox acquisitions have consisted of one well-regarded minor league pitcher, Walter Brown from Montreal, and an assortment of talent obtained in a deal with the White Sox. Substantial shifts have been made In both the Infield and outfield imder the "new deal." Good at Bat The prospective starting lineup Is a bit heavyfnoted but It will pack enough batting dynamite to give the pitching- defense plenty of scoring assistance. Dale Alexander, the American league hitting champion. Urban Hodapp. Smead JoUey. and Bob Foth6rgill all carry a long- range wallop hi thehr bats. The return to good: health and condition of Henry Johnooo, former Yankee right-hander who was once- a hoodoo for the Athletics, and Johnny Welch, recalled from Newark last year, promise better things on the mound for the Red Sox. Mc* ManuB counts on rounding out- a workable staff with Brown, the diminutive newcomer; Bob KUnc, 220-pound slnkor-ball expert; and Ivy-Paul Andrews, who turned In sensational work lost season after being obtained from the Yankees. In addition to Bob (Lefty) Weiland and Gordon (Dusty) Rhodes, thc pitching possibilities Include two promising novices. One Is Lefty Alien Jones, from thc: ynlvcrsity of Mississtppl, and the other is Justin McLaughlin, also a portsider, recalled from Scranton. Jolley an Experiment. The catching will bo better this year if Johnny Oooch and Mervyn Shea make good their comeback attempts. The attempted conversion of Jolley from the oiitfleld to a post behind the bat still is an experiment. Alexander is no Hal Chase at first, but a hard worker and a reat slugger. Hodapp has the call at second base. Gregory Mulleavy's hlt- thig may give him an edgfe over "Rabbit" Warstler at short.- Manager McManus has a rival for the third base job in Barney Priberg, formerly of the Phillies. Camp followers at Sarasota look for a starting combination of Roy Johnson. Bob Seeds, and Johnny Watwood in the outfield, with Poth- erglll, Tom Oliver, and Tom Winsett, who hit .357 with Buffalo last year, as alternates. THE VooNtiEsT MANAGER. IM THE816.LEA6UES, ^'^•^^ .,) THKTNEEDS PRWE A lot of people think Joe Cronln, nc-x luatler of the Washington Senators, and youngest mentor In the big leagues, hii.s n tough I 'ow to hoc In his first year as manager. But t,he fact is that Joe lin.s probnljly the beat all- roupd organization In thc Ahierlcan Lcugiie with wlilch to mukc hL-i debut. Headed by Crowdur'und Weavor, nncl with Rood .suiii'iorl from Slcwarl. Russell. Whltclilll and Tliomus, Joy has one of the Ijcst p|i.chl«g sta/Ts In baseball. Manush, OosUn, Mycr nnd ItltnKclf,' with ftcciuunl pur.ch from Bluegc. Schultc, Kuhcl and Scwcll, mnko the lilUlhiit all that he could ask for. Joe's big problem Is to play his t)o.*tUloh at niton and handle thc team at the same time without nllowlng cllhur nctlvlly to Interfere with thc other, And then, too, he may hnvn sonic truublo making some of Ihc veterans mind him. 1933. Mrs. Nicholas Roosevelt Dies. New York, Mar. 24. (AP)—Mrs. Nicholas Roosevelt. 81. mother of Henry Latrobe Roosevelt, assistant! secretary of navy, died here today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Hoff. Kenosha, Wis.—Esther Kaclsco. 6, watched curiously while firemen searched through ashes of her home for her body. Then she explataied to the fh-e chief she hadnt been burned. She had been visiting a neighbor. , > HOOKS i» and SLIDES BV BILL BRRUCHER How About Golf? A MONG other stipulations In a hall player's contract la a vppniation proliibillnK Ihc partlci-! putinn (if tlio nthletr! in RanieH or i uxUlblHonH of (ootball. l>ask fit ball', ••o|- otiier athletic xporl." Judging Iriini the vast nnniher ot picturrs from the IrainlnB camps showing liiill plnyerK eolng about the bu.sl- iieijiK of golf, this tla^rantly violated. regulation is' Interesting Good Citiienship AMONCf the other clau.ses In thc standard agree-. nient between the baseball mag- j nat^ and his employe Is^ne which ; require* a player to conform hlsf' personal conduct to "standards of; good citizenship and good sports-[ nianship." Citizens who have been without work since 1930 probably form their own ideas about ball player.s' citizenship • when they read dispatches dis-' closing that certain athletes do j not want to play this summer for,' paltry sums ranging from $5000 j to $50,000. (Are you there, jL Babe?) DID YOU KNOW THAT— T HE : Pirates have a youthful Inflcid In Suhr, 36: I'let, 25. and Floyd Vaughan, 21. . . . Traynor, at third, is (ho only veteran, and he'll bo 34 Armisllce Day ... but Hans Wagner recalls that the Pirates won a pennant In 1909 with an infleldwlth even loss experience than (he present o\\(f, : I. , . Wagner was playing short then, but none of thc others in the inner defense ever had played a full season of major league ball. . . , Abatein was at first ... "Dots" Miller at second . , . and Byrne at third. • . . "Jap" Barbeau was utility man . . . these four all had come up from the bushes, for their first season io big time . . . and that team went on to defeat the Tigers in the world series. Physical Injtiry pLAYERS must submit to medl- cal examination or treatment when ordered by the club. An athlete Injured la the line oC duty gets full pay. If he falls out of a hotel window or shows up with dropsy, he may be suspended and the contract may betermlnated. One of the star Inflelders of last year, a young man who has gone through several world series. Is Kubjfect to attacks of epilepsy. He never hab had an outbreak on the ball ifleld, however. % % * Two Suits, $30 much better than ball players'at home. Also most of them live better. A certalp pitcher whose salary was $18 ,000 last year, dwelt in a third-rate hotel while the club was at home, but lived "first cabin" on the road. • . • • Fines j r)NE regulation gives the club I " the right to fine a player or suspend him for 30 days, or both, for violating the rules. Other phases of the major league contract call for the player's appearance for training whoa ordered' and his participation in practice and exhibition games. Violators O^HE club furnishes each player; may be fined. The club pays the fare from the player's home to the training base. with two uniforms, for which the player must leave a deposit of $30. When he turns in his suits he gets back the $30. The club does not! furnish shoes. But it provides proper board and lodging dnd traveling expenses when on f|ie road. And, oh, yes, In case ot dispute between the pUyer and the club, the difference is to be referred to the commissioner of baseball, his decision to bet accepted as the last word. That's where Jndse IiUt< NEWS OF LAHARPE Qnarteriy MeeUng of Allen County Fanners Union to Be Held at Fairview March 31 (Beverly Mallory) LAHARPE, Mar. 24—Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Apac, Topeka. Kas., are spending the week end with friends here. The regular quarterly meeting of Allen County Farmers Union will be held March 31 at the Fahriew school house. All members are urged to attend and bring sandwiches and pie for their own family. Miss Helen Horn was an all night guest Wednesday of Miss Betty Jones. W. J. Fronk of Salem district was in town visiting friends and attending to business Tliursday afternoon. Mrs..N. C. Kerr, lola, was vlsltliig friends and relatives here Thursday afternoon. nfternoon at thc home of Mrs. Tom Green. Thc following members attended: Mesdamcs Frank Stevenson, O. D. Hartley, Leona Morrison, Thelma Brock, Verne Green, Effie Pettit, Edna Barker. George McDonald, Lutle Livingston. Edith Johnson, Mabel Lewman. lola; H. L, Lacex, Tola; Lowell Baumunk. Mrs. Marion Green. lola, Vv-as a guest. Next meetinp will be held at thc home of Mrs. Lutle Livingston. Mr.s. J. B. Knepp's name was erroneously left out of the guest ILst attending thc meeting of the Twentieth CentuiT club at the home of Mrs. Burger in Tola Wednesday. KANSAS BRIEFS (By the Associated PressV 10% REDUCTION In March and April on Woven Wire Fencing. BLAKER LUMBER CO. Superintendent and Topeka—A meeting here April 15 to organize and formulate plans for an investigation and audit of the .•state highway department was announced last night by Senator ;• j Claude.Bradney of Columbus. Sena! tor Bradney, who wa.s author of a \ i resolution calling for the' inquiry, ;j.said the work probably would re'. I quire nine months or a year to complete. ' Ot.her members of thc committee Mr.s. J. H. I ^'•^ Senator Dale of Arkansas City Culbertson spent Wednesday even-| and Representatives Drew of Moring at the home of Mr. Culbertson's i t""- Mclvin, of Douglas, and Hall of parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Culbert- no- son, near Unlontown. Wayne Jones was injured quite', Ilorlon—Injuries received in a mo- serioiisly when kicked in the face by .tor car accident near Netawaka yes- a horse Wednesday evening. terday proved fatal to Frank Strawn, The The H. Y. club met Wednes-' Omaha theater pianist. day afternoon at the home of Mrs. Nelson Wallls.. The afternoon was Lucius Pryor. 63. and hLs son Phillip. 25, both of Council Bluffs. spent socially. Refreshments were!la., were injured seriously and were served to the following members: j brought to a ho.spltnl here. Martlno Mrs. Ezra Hutchinson, Mrs. Fred,Rossi. aLso of Council fluffs, escaped with minor hurts. Thc four were en route to Wichita. Hcathman. Mrs. Walter Thormann. Miss Josephine Wclth and Miss Effie Stevenson, and to the guests. Miss Carohnc Thormann and Mrs. Frcdonia—Ormand Bcllah, 5-year- Lacey. The next meeting will be the old son of Earl Bellah. Corpus second Wednesday In April at thejchristl. Texas, evangelist, was killed home of Mrs. Guy Tredway. !nnd .three other members of th2 A. R. Sleeper, lola. was in town I f.imlly .seriously Injured near here yesterday v/hen their motor car .•struck a culvert. The injured were Mr. and Mrs. Bcllah, and a daughter. Marcelic. They were en route to Buffalo. Kas. attending to business Thursday afternoon. 1 There will be ho preaching services at the Christian church either in the morning or evening Sunday. 1 Mrs. Bill Shaughnessy spent thc week end in Gas City with Mrs. Wm. Thortiton and Mr. Thornton and baby. ! The Christian Endeavor party was held Wednesday evening at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Turner. Those attending were:, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Wight and son, Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. John Page, Mrs. J. Moore. Mrs. Lutle Livingston, Misses Doris Hall. Leona Stone, Alice Harris, Gertrude Myers, Esther Moore, Lenore Miller, Dora Slate, Mabel Johnson, Winifred McKeever, Leona Baker, lola; Messrs.'Prank Aten. Paul Aten, Noble Ohlfest, Everett Meeks. Don Richardson, Willis Page, Dwlght liivingston. Guy tremens, Claude Thompson, Arthur Lilly, and Russell Crouch, lola, the host and hostess and children. Don and Alma. Music games were the entertahiment. ahd refreshments were served. Plans Were made to accept the invitation of the lola Christian Endeavorers be guests at a grub held here on ,y evening. March 26. Mrs. Webb Baker Is Improving bums received on her face fitem hot water Wednesday evening. George Barker has returned home lola where he has been visiting at; the home of his son, Harry Bark <r. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wight were gi ests Wednesday evening of Biir. 'Vdi ^t 'B brother, Kenneth Wight. ai4 family. Bud Biggs. lola, was a business Tliitor in LaHarpe Thursday after- rxion. Ibo y. M. club met Wwlnesday j New Detroit Bank Opens. Detroit. Mar. 24. (AP>—Thc first bank created under the new federal regulations—the National Bank of Detroit—opened to receive commercial deposits today, and within one hour $6,567,207.51 had been deposited. The largest deposit was 4 million dollars by the Chrysler corporation. Van Buren. Ind.. Mar. 24. (AP)— Linemen for the Indiana Service Lcorporation reported a break in the power line, but no customers complained of interrupted servicc- Here's how It was. they said: the line broke, a cow touched the wire, a dog touched the cow. a possum touched the dog. all three were killed; but the possum also touched the other end of the break and completed thc circuit. San Francisco—San Franciscans, during the bank holidays, gave, the park commission $3,238 in small checks for golf course and tennis court fees. "We have expected a percentage of these checks would 'bounce'." said Captahi B. P. Lamb, secretary of the park commission, "but we just completed clearance of them, and not a one has come back." A amall ad in the ClassUled col- •imna often puts over a big cleaj. NEWS OF MORAK Mrs. Hnriey Entertains in Honor of Her Mother, Mrs. L. D. Mitch- ; ell, on Her Birthday. (Mrs. G; H. Ford) MORAN, Mar. 21 — Mrs. L. D. Mitchell was honor guest Simday at the home ot her daughter, Mrs. Bud Hurley, lola, tJhe occasion being Jier birthday annwersary. The guests who enjoyed ihe day together were Umlted to members of the family circle. An elaborate diimer was served at the noon hour, when covers were laid for the honor guest and Mr. L. D. Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Carl, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hunter and son. Parsons, Mrs. W. H. Persyn, Lamar, Colo., Mrs. Julia Corns, Galena; Mrs. Nenl Gil- Uam and children, Mrs. Calvin Hart and children, Mr. and Mrs. Ora Prettyman and Jack Cooper, Moran, Mr. and Mrs. Dee Mitchell and son of Chanute; the host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hurley and their son John. Mrs. Mitchell received a number of handsome birthday gifts and the good wishes from her family and friends that she may enjoy many happy returns of the day. Mrs. Pranzl Gilmore and Miss Gertrude Gilmore visited Monday afternoon at the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Hartzog, LaHarpe. They report Mrs. Hartzog sUghtly improved and more comfortable than she had been for a few days. It is remembered that Mrs. Hartzog is suffering from injuries received when struck by a motor truck several days ago. Mr, and Mrs. George McCormick of Elsmore were guests Sunday of Mrs. Mccormick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wood and her brother, Scott Wood. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cassell, Ft, Scott, were here Sunday at the home of Mrs. Cassell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Martin. Mrs. Ida Merrill has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Alma Queen of lola for a few days. Mr. and Mrs, J, W. Prout and children of Kansas City who came Saturday afternoon for a visit here with relatives, returned to their home Sunaay, Mr, and Mrs, Dumont Sickly won; guests Sunday of Mrs. Slckly'.s mother, Mrs. Zora Cox. On Thursday at 10 o'clock a nutrition training school lor Farm Bureau leaders will be conducted at the PrcHbyterlan church. Mrs. Ncnl Gilliam and Mrs. Sickly will represent thc Moran unit. Mr, and Mrs. Roy Cox, Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Smith, C. A. Dickinson, O. A. Young, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Boman were among thc friends who attended thc funeral services of Frank Goyette held in Elsmore last Monday afternoon. Miss Mabel Ford was a business visitor and called on friends in lola Saturday evening. • Mrs. Jennie Dreilbllbees and her children arc vacating thc residence property adjoining the lot occupied by the funeral home and are moving Just south of the Missouri Pacific station. Mrs. Claud Myres and little son spent Tuesday with their parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Oliphant. west of town. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cox and two daughters, Marie Jean and Jackey, spent the week-end in Elk City, the guests of Mrs. Cox's sister, Mrs.' L. E. Moore and family. Miss Mabel Mae Wilson spent the week end at her home in Pittsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Pennington and little son Ben Jr. visited relatives in Kansas City a part of last week. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Botts of Fort Scott are expected here Tuesday evening for the orchestra and boys' glee club concert at the Presbyterian church.-. Mr. Botts is athletic coach in both the junior college and high school. Fort Scott. Thev will be dinner guests at the N. L. Harris home. , Mr. and \trs. N. L. Harris and I daughtjEr Miss M. LuclUa Harris and Superintendent of; Schools Ralph McCrary were dinner gutsts Thurs- lOLA, KANSAS day evenhig of Mr, and Mrs. Rees Burland and Mrs. Burland's mother, Mrs. Nlsely. who is here t vislthig from LaCygne. , f Roy Cox entertained his!class of young women and young men .of the Methodist Episcopal Sundaiy school at his home Friday evening. Games were the amusemient features, and refreshments were served tei the followhJg: Misses Ivls Chambjlta, Florine Mercer, Evelyn Whitlow, Emily Wells, Pern Gilliam, Helen Weast, Evelyn Doop, Vestti Lacej^. Gladys Rogers, Olive Andrews, OUVe; Day, Blendena Pever, Ruth A^trong, Arthur Sanders, W&yne Eflin, Dale Eflin, Wilber MlUer; Orville Knapp, Oril Doughty, Paul Green and Merlyn Trhnble of Bayard. [ i Rev. J. R. WllUanis aimoundes the annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal church postponed- from the first week of March, will be held March 29, at Lawrence. Only a short session of two or three days' will be held, and consisting entirely of important business matters. DIETZ DENIES ALL Engineer Says He Attempted No Extortion of Dong Jr.: Hollywood. March 24. (AP)—Returning from Arizona With the bride he married the day he filed a $60,000 suit accusing Douglas Fairbanks Jr., of aUenatlng the affections of his former wife, Jbrgen Dietz. chemical engineer, issued a statement in which he denied vigorously that extortion had'^bejen .attempted. Fairbanks, film actor,, made the accusation of extortion when he replied to the suit last week; Just before his wife, Joan Crawford, screen actress, announced she had left her huijband. "After I had attempted for ^ considerable time to take care "of the expenditures and losses resulting from the wreckage of my marriage and home,".said Dletz, "I negotiated with Mr. Fairbanks Jr,-, In a friendly way. "With tears in his eyes he stated his willingness to pay my actital expenses. There was not a word of threat of any kind on my imrt," As a result of thc negotiations, Dletz said/ he was taken in custody by ttic district attorney's officio and held prisoner for six hours rlt thc request of Fairbanks Jr. Tiie former Lucy Doralne, vhoni he r?!«cnt-. ly morrlcd in Arizona, also was held for Investigation, D)ctz charged. "The most barbarous and cowardly torture of Miss Loralnc, a clearly perfectly innocent woman," \ Dlotz said, "was performed to an extent Incredible In a civilized community, and was continued until I, entirely for her sake and not my own, was forced to promise that I would never breathe a word to anyone iibout my case against Mr. Fairbanks." j REAL ESTATE TBAN8PEB8 I I (From the Office of The lola < Abstract Co., 108 W. Jackson) « ^ March 23,. 1933. i . Bud Hurley, sheriff of Allen county, Kansas, to The American Life Insurance Co., a corporation; SWVi of SWV. of Section 24, and the NW '4 of NW'i and S-i of NW ',4. Jess right of way of Missouri, Kansas and Texas R. R. Company or 36-2419. $7865.73. ' ' Fred Chard and MUtie Chard, hU wife to P. Lenski, all of lot 30 in Park Place, a subdivision of 31-2419. $1.00. Lillian M. Benton and H. H.iBen- ton. her husband to Arch Taylor, the N'i of NW '/i of 24-24-n, containing 80 acres, more or less, $320(). Clue on Porch. Salina, Kas., Mar. .24. (AP)—After stealing $75 worth of foodstuffs, including 50 pound.s of: cheese, from a grocery store at Gypsum during the night, thieves evidenlily with a sense of humor tossed a cleaver and a canned goods rack, stolen from the store, onto the porch, of City Marshall Pcttljohn at that place. : KELLSBORO JACK WINS American Owned 33 to 1 Shot Lea^jf Field in Grand National 4 At Arntree. ~ Aintree, England, Mar. 24. (AP)— Kellsboro Jack, owned by Mrs. P. Ambrose Clark of New York and Aiken, S. C. today won the Grand National. Really True, owned by Major N. Furlong, was second and George Whitelaw's Slater, recently sold by John Hay Whitney, third. Heartbreak Hill, the American- owned favorite, and Dusty Foot, ridden by George H. (Pete) Bost- wlck, fell and were eliminated. The victory of Kellsboro Jack wa5 the third time In the history of the race that an American-owned horse has won. Sergeant Murphy carried Stephen Sanford's silks to victory in 1923 and Jack Horner won for A. C. Schwartz in 1926. Kellsboro Jack, ridden by David WllUams, was quoted at 33 to 1. J. B. Snow's American-owned De- lanelge was fdurth and Alpine Hut fifth. Kellsboro Jack, a son of Jackdaw out of Kellsboro Lass, won by three lengths while a neck separated Really True and Slater. Eighteen finished the four and one-half mile course. Kellsboro Jack carried 160 i5ound.>;, while Really True, with his owTicr in the saddle, and Slater packed the light weight of 147. Heartbreak Hill Uirew his rider in front of the grand stand oh th€^ first time around the track and gal-*l loped off the course. Mrs. T. H. Somervi'.lcs Tiouble Maker, the only American-bred horse In the race, finished the eour.sc and was about tenth. "THEATER OF THE STARS" AdmlKNlon TO ALL LAST TIMKS TODAY! It's 100 per cent entertainment! You'll «ay it's one of thc season 'H bc«t! 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