Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on March 25, 1933 · Page 1
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4 VOLUME XXXVI. No. 127. Successor to The lola DaOr Begisier, The loin Daily Hecord, and: lola Paily iniex. IpLA, KAS., SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 25, 1933. The Weekly Reeutar, Eitabliihed 1867. The lolc Patlr BeeUCer. EstabHabad 1S«T. FOUR PAGES CRmCISMSiDF JOB HANDLING UNWARRANTED A. C. S^ott Explains Legal Rules Governing Federal Relief Work BUT ONP PROVISION Ludlow Required Only to Hire (Dommon Labor on List of Unemployed Kow does it come that some peo- plR get to work straight tntough on this road Job west of town and others, for only a week? . Why -was preference in seme case? given to the same men who got th.- lion 's share of work on the Nortli State street road job last faU. XITiat's fair a|bout that? ^ Why doesn't the federal relief committed pass tijese jobs around'•• These and many similar questions have arisen In the minds of the P(!oplc of lola the past two or thre,? weeks and no small amount of criti- ci<;m has been directed both at the contractor, • Mr. Ludlow, and tlv AUen county federal relief commit- te». The criticism is largely unjustified, liowever. according lo an ex- planctlqn given today ijy Angelc • Scott, ehairmiin of the fideral relief committee. Resnit of JVCsinformation. "These questions and criticisms," he said, ••IJavo come about purely as a result of a general lack of uhder- si(>.ndln.g as to the provisions of ilU' law which goverris the lalxjr-liirius prlvUeges and obligations of road contractors, and an equal lack of understanding of the rights and the authority (or lack of authority i -of out con'unittci-. "The law. actually I.iys upcn th contr.'ictor ju -st one .stipulation far n .s hlff hirinc of coiiimoii labor U')e^': he miiit. hire his men "from among" the Ust of nanuvs pro )KTl rrRjstcrrdJwlth Uio Jbcul federal relief commlilec. giving preference tc . «-f :crvicO :men when ixivilble. "He may hh-e hl.s "skilled labor iinvwhere ,hi} plca .si '.s and witliom itny rostrlrtlonK, He mmt hire h!,s unskilled Uiboi' from tlw list icrnd with' the local federal relti i'•(irtuhltt^'c,; but he is under no IcKal #'>ibllgatlon to give preference according to the fil/e of the family tlic urgency of their need, or iht recency or.thi-ir la .st employment ::And once having hired a man fi-om ^{hls list, lie Ijs privileged to work .'him cvcr>* week from the beginning • of the Job to the cud II he chooses The only restriction is th &t he may iiat work any man more than 30 -;• hours in one week. Ludlow Agrees Voluntarily. "Actually, in the present case. Mr. Ludlo^v—with a generosity and COL. ZACK MILLER BACK ISTQ THE SADDLE. Newkirk, Okla., Mar. 25. (AP) Once again, Col. Zack MiUer, picturesque plainsman, rode today In control of the 101 ranch, founded by his father, and made famous by the colonel and his two brothers, now dead, A two-year receivership was ended by court approval late yesterday of the colonel's reorganization plan tor operation of the 110,000 acre ranch under a trusteisship, composed of Colonel; Miller, .Lee Itlyssell, Port Worth, Texas, cattleman, and Carl P.) Kennedy, Blackwell. A creditors committee of three will control 51 per cent-of the trust stlock. Certificates of Indebtedness due January 1, 1935, have bden issued to the creditors, 98 per cent of whom approved the plan. LEGALITY TEST PROMISED SOON Wichitan Hurls Challenge —Boynton Accepts Quickly Wichita, Mar. 25. (AP)—Plans to sell beer here April 7 were announced yesterday by Ernest Chapman, a taxlcab operator, who said he had obtained a government permit, leased a building and rented a bar. Although police said they were duty bound to make arrests under Kansas laws. Chapman announced he had retained two attorneys to protect his business which he declared had been ^de "legitimate by the act of congress." Chapman added he expected to be serving the beverage as soon after midnight April 6 a^ possible for an alriJlane to bring a load of'the beer to Wichita from Kansas City. SCOTT SPEAKS BEFORE ANNUAL B.P.W.1IIEET1N6 Publisher Discusses For eign Affairs Pertaining to Europe FEAR IS THE CAUSE Speaker Blames Failure . To Disarm on Eurolpean Nations' Distrust Charles F. Scott, publisher of The Register, was the principal speaker at the annual public relations banquet of the Tola Business and Professional Women's club, held in the Portland hotel and attended by more than 50 members and guests, among whom were representatives • a spirit of cooperation which merits the gratitude, of every laborlnp; • man in Tola—^^has voluntarily agreed : ; to permit sill of his "common labor' . .' to be shiftijd everj- week. A nucleus of skilled and semi-skilled men he -is. working straight through, but for the others he takes on a brand new ; crew every week. At no small in- 'convcniencSe to: himself, he is doing ; thl.s much to help spread the work ; around among the greatest possible number of those who need li. "But he; is iiot required hj' law : to do thisnorlls the-federal relief , committed able to force him to do it.. The tommittee, in fact, has almost no control whatever over this road work," as may readily be seen ; from these facts, bej-ohd the single ^ privilege of preventing the hiring , of any man who is not a bona fide . unemployed citizen of Allen county. "•nie committee is doing the best • it can to give; a fair deal in con: nectl6n inth the few Jobs It does : . have the i privilege of: choice In each i week. Mr, Ludlow is doing more the,law Is Requiring lUm to do .: by way of cooperating. Certainly ••• gratitude rather than criticism should be coming his way. "In that; connection," added Mi'. .Scott, "it. might be said that Mr. ;^.udlow will be! greatly apjir'eclative ;; if those i who have no business to ; - transact, will relraln rfrom coming : out to the construction ,area. Vis; • Itors, are inevitably a demand of - ' greater or less degree uix^n hl& time : and attention which'should be de: voted eliietthcri;. and they are very ^ : likely to get hurt. The hazard from the standpoint; of jjcrsonal injury : \i much I Rfcttlei- thrtn most vl.sllorh realize." WEATHER and ROADS Foil : KANSAS—Fair; nHghtly colder in extrejme cost portion tonight; Sunday increasing cloudiness. FOR lOLA—Fair and slightly colder tonight: Sunday increasing oloudlnoss with little change In teni- L peratnrei Temperature—Highest yesterday 62, loTR-est last night 38; normal for today 48; excess j*esterday 2; excess since January 1st. 499 degrees; this date last year, highest, .78: lowest, 44. Precipitation for the 24 hours -ending at 7 a. m. today, JJ6; toUl for this j-ear to date, 4.38; deficiency slnCe January 1st .61 inches. . Belative humidity at 7 a. m. to:day .89 per cent; barometer reduced to sea level, 30.18 inches, t "Sun rises-6'.18 a. m.; sets 6;38 p, fm. • ; : Kansas Weather and Dirt Roads. Emporia. Manhattan, dear, roads muddy. , Ottawa, tlear. roads slippery-; Topelfa, clear, roads mudcy. Arkansas City, Wichita, clear, roads good. Pittsburg, clear, roads good. • Cotf^nrtUe, dear, roads "good- Topeka, Mar. 25. (AP)—Roland Boynton, state's attorney general, said today that any attempt to sell 3.2 per cent beer in Kansas would result in prosecution under the slate's "bono dry" Jaw. The attorney general was investigating n report that Ernest Chapman, a Wichita taxlcab operator, had obtained a goverhmont permit, rented a bar and arranged to servo beer ns soon after midnight of April 0 ns Jt would bp po.viihle for nn airplane to transport a load, of tjlio bi'verngc from Kansas City to Wioh- 11 a. Boynton said he hod oskcd the Sedgwick county attorney to nsc(^r- taln "the facts." Attorney General Boynton j-citer- ated his previous announcement that It would be the position of his department that the "fact congress has permitted the sale of 35 per cent beer under federal law does not mean that it will be legal under Kansas's "bone dry laws." Pointing out that the state's laws prohibited sale of "intoxicating" liquori Boynton said it still was "a question of fact to be decided by a jury whether 3.2 per cent beer was intoxicating." "If Chapman or anyone else."- he said, "attempts to haul beer into Kansas by airplane or truck we will attempt to confiscate the airplane or trucks and to prosecute the op- Tatnr. And if he or anyone else comes into possession of the beer, they will be subject to prosecution for possession of intoxicating liquor." The attorney, general said he anticipated early action toward a test of beer status in Kansas, and that he would endeavor to obtain an early decision by the state supreme court. He called attention to an opinion rendered by the state supreme court on December 12, 1931, holding that an instruction in a trial for possession of intoxicating liquor which stated home brew containing "more than 3 or* 4 per cent of alcohol' would be considered Intoxicating was not improper. The opinion was delivered by Justice William A. Smith in a case City of Topcka vs. Heberllng," LIGHTS TELL OF SUICIDES Bnmin^ Two Days. Bnlb ninminates Bodies of Man and a Woman. Alameda. Cnlif., Mar. 25. (AP)— burning light in a quiet bungalow-apartment revealed the poison- deaths of Stanley H. Rich, former San Francisco - attorney, and his stenogmpher, Mrs. Agnes MacNeil. The light had burned two days before Investigation disclosed the bodies. Rich's Wife, Mrs, Hilda Rich of Oakland, made the identification, then collapsed. She said her husband had left Tuesday, saying he was going to Modesto on a business trip. Investigators today said the man died first, but whether by suicide part or otherwise they were not prepared to say. A iiote found at the apartment read: j " "My mistake. Stanley /gone. No hope. Hilda, forgive me. Agnes." TRUCKS FOR KANSAS UNITS Field Artillery to Be Motorized Immediately. Wa.shington. Mar. 25. (AP)—Nk- • guard field artillery units In 15 states have Ijeen authorized toy tlie war department to change Immediately from horse drawn to truck drawn equipment. (Outfits affected by the order include the 60th field artUlery brigade, 35th division which has miits in Kansas, ivRssourl and Nebraska. The plan is in line with the motorization project of the regular aimy, now more than 50 per cenf mechanized. frotii the lola community club and the women's clubs of the city. The meeting was held last night. Mr. Scott, using the title, "Things Foreign and I3omestic," devoted his speech to comment and description of the time bo spent in Washington recently as a publicity director for the Republican national committee, and to B discussion of foreign affairs with especial reference to the situation In Surope at the present time. ; Washington Mr. Scott called the "loveliest capital of any in the world." He described the beauties of the city and then went on to say that just as the capital is one of the most, attractive cities in the country so is it one of the most interesting, especially when one is employed at a "made to order" job. other Opportnnities Interesting. "As you doubtless know." Mr. Scott said, "My job was to manufacture Republican ammunition, and although that became routine, the other opportunities that came to me were most interesting. And after nearly two years which brought me into close contact with Herbert Hoover, 1 think I may say with all propriety now that those contacts with him served to heighten my regard and increase my admiration for him. He is a truly great man." Passing to the European situntlon, Mr. Scott dealt with events which have transpired within the last week to draw the conclusion that "tension is tighter now than at any time since the World war. "Last week Prime Minister Moc- Donald made ft hurry-up trip flrst to QencvB to the disormament conference there, and then on to Rome for conversations with Mussolini over the week-end. En route he told newspapermen that his call to Italy was being made 'barely in time.' Alarmed Over War. Mr. MftcDonald made that trip because he was alarmed." Mr. Scott declared. "He was alarmed lest war break out In Europe Immediately. The speaker digressed long enough to convey, the background which he said has caused the acute condition in Europe, pointing to the factions which want boundaries to remain as they are, the factions which want them changed, and the factions which try to conciliate the first two and the Polish position. "On top of it aU, it looks as if Europe were drifting back to the old balance of power system, the Triple Alliance—Germany, Austria-Himga- ry and Italy, set over against France and her allies, the Triple Entente.— placing less and less faith in such treaties as the Kellogg Pact and the Locarno agreement. Mr. Scott dwelt for some time on recent developments in Germany, attacking vigorously the methods Dictator Adolph Hitler has been using against Jewish citizens of Germany, and predicting that tihe former Austrian soldier would "Rule Germany with a severity thcHohen- TOllerns never dreamed of." Because of Fear. "And why has Germany given this little man the powers of a dictator? Why? Because of fear- fear that some national emergency may arise over night, an emergency which will require the type of immediate action of which a republican torm of government Is incapable. "And it is that same fear which is responsible for the acute state of aaairs in Europe today. jJix searching for a motive, look farther than "the woman, or the dollar." search far enough to discover that It is fear—the greatest passion ; of all— fear of war which is behind it all." Mr, Scott was Introduced by Mrs. J. O. Allen./previous to which Miss DoUic Adams, chairman of the public relations committee, had presented E. V. Worsham who sang two solos accompanied at the piano by Miss Lou Canatscy, and Miss Tlllle Lltwtn who gave two readings. STEWART BACK TO THE TOWER Goering Won't Tolerate Persecution of Hebrews Most Stringent Mcasares, Including-Death Penalty, io Be Exacted Henceforth of Any Person Found Guilty, of Transgression Against Jews in Crermany. Berlin, Mar. 25. (AP)—Persecution of any man simply necauae be Is a Jew will not be tolerated, said Captain Hermann Goering, minister without portfolio, in an Impassioned address today to foreign correspondents in which be pleaded for fair- )nes.«: in estimating the German situation. ^ He also expressed the opinion that Jews and Socialists abroad iirere rendering their OermaQ friends a p&or service making unfavorable reports on (3erman conditions or by holding protest mass meetings. "Fh-eiy German." he said, "smiles when he learns that on next Monday prayer meetings will be held In America." ' 'While admitting excesses during the first days of the German revolution, he claimed the govemmfnt had adopted'most stringent measures, including the death penalty, for further transgressions. The many excesses • committed Scottish Officer Awaiting Renewal of Trial o\-er Secrets. IP TOTJ MISS THE REGISTER CAU. 467 OB 630. Ix>ndon, Mar. 25. (AP)—Lieut. Norman Bailllc-Stewart was back In the medieval tower of London today awaiting resumption of his examination Monday by a court martial oh charges of spiling his country's army secrets to a foreign agent. A stiff grilling all day yesterday failed to shake his story that £90 ($311) he received from Germany was not purchase money from a secret agent but was the price a charming Berlin girl; was willing to pay for his periodical affections. Hotelmao Kills a Bobber, i Ola, Ark., Mar. 25. (AP)—L. B. IWasters, about 45, of Russeliville, Ark., was shot and killed by A. P. Hendricks, 70, hotel operator, following the burglary of the bunk of Ola and the Ola postoffice early this morning. Two other men, companions: of Masters. escBPed, firing at Hendricks- as tbey lied. GAVEL FALLS ON SESSION'S CLOSE Legislature Is Adjourned Today Although Rec- ; ords Are Different Topeka, • March 25. (AP)—The twenty-eighth biennial session, of the Kansas legislature adjourned sine die shortly before 11 a. m., today, but the records will show the session ended officially yesterday. Delay In the enrolling of the flood of bills passed in the closing days of the session nece.ssitated the stopping of clocks in the house and senate to permit the legislature to wind up its work before the pre-dcter- nilned hour of adjournment lost midnight. After a committee of three representatives and two senators had called upon Governor Alf. M. London, by telephone, and was Informed lie had no further mattiera to present; to the .legislature. Lieutenont- Govcrnor Thompson declared the senate adjottmed sine die at 10:40 a. -m.. (Central standard time—not the legislature's.) and Speaker Vernon with a rap of the gavel declared the house adjourned sine die at 10;51 a. m.' Approximately 70 bills were signed by Governor Landon yesterday and last night, the last ones being shortly before midnight. He vetoed two, however, returning without his signature a tax measure and a bill reducing salaries in several state departments. The latter. Senate BUI No. 324, the governor said in his message, "purports to establish a public service commission. This bill having passed the legislature after the bill creating the corporation commission had become a law, it is the opinion of the attorney general and Judge Foulka (the governor's attorney), that Senate Bill No. 324 would repeal by implication the corporation commission." The corporation commission had been; created by the legislature to supplant the vublic service commission. The bill which had failed to meet the governor's approval fixed salaries to paid in the public service commission, the building and loan department, labor and industry commission, the tax commission and the state school tKX)k commission. Judge Foullcs said salary reductions also had been provided in these departments under appropriation bills. The other bill vetoed by the governor. Senate BlU No. 117, the governor explained, "would seem" to deprive the party protesting a tax the right to take his protest before the state tax commission for adjustment. The bill provided that if a taxpayer protested payment of taxes, he would have to file suit for recovery within 90 days. only a few of the members of the legislature were on hand to receive tlie governor's Anal messages and to wind up the session. The members of the committee which awaited on the governor were Senators Sgovgard and Logan, and Repro- Rontutlvcs Cowdcn, Benson, and Hicks. Among the Inst bills signed by the governor were the income tax, tikx llmltatVn and county salary reduction measures. during the first days of the national rCTolution, he said, must be attributed to provacators in brown shirts. (The brown sbirt is a part of the uniform of the Nazi party.) "There is not one person in all Germany from whom even one fingernail has been clumped off," the minister declared. "It is true that some storm troopers have terribly beaten up. this one or that one. but you must remember the terrible bitterness that has prevailed among men who have been persecuted for ten years. It is humanly understandable if they took Justice in their ovm hands. "The world must be thankful to us, however, that we have established order so iiuickly. "I will not ever stand for persecuting a man simply because be is a Jew. "The strictest order also has been Issued to all Nationalistic organizations that under no circiunstances are'they to molest foreigners. ; "Travelers from elsewhere coming here this summer will enjoy the fullest freedom and witness a nation proud of its resurrection. "Jewish businessmen can continue unhindered. You who know howf bitterly anti-semltlc many of ouri people are can realize what this means." | (Captain Goering said he kne'^v what was being telephoned and cabled, yet be opposed establishing a censorship. . . i UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SLAIN Body of Expectant Mother Discovered Near PhJladclpbia. Philadelphia. Mar. 25. (AP)—A well-dressed, .unidentified woman was found shot to death eariy today In the driveway of the Cedarbrook Country club In suburban Cheltenham. There wore two bullet wounds in her body, one Jast below the heart and another In the back of the heart, A motorist found the body and notified the club caretaker but left without making hlmiiclf known. The victim wuH described us about 40 ',venv.^ old. IVo .32 caliber shells wore found near the body, together with the victim's handbag, which contained only o. il bill. Police said the woman, who was soon to become a mother, apparently had put up a desperate struggle. Her face had been battered with a stone, a tooth knocked out, a heel torn from her shoe and the lining of her coat ripped. The man who reported finding the body'was not believed to be connected with the crime. He was accompanied by a woman and poUce assumed they did not w'lsh to have it known they were in the secluded driveway. A REVISED FARM AID BILL UKELY AFTER HEARINGS Wallace. Called as Preliminary to a Drastic Rewriting SIMjPSON FIGHTS ON Farmers . Union Official Says Plan WSuld Cost 60a Million Yearly Washington, Mar. 35. (AP)— Despite a plea by Secretary Wallace! for speed, the senate agriculture committee decided today to contbme hearings on the administration farm bill next week and prospects were that It would not be reported to the senaite before Thursday at the earliest. Washington, Mar. 25 (AP)—A revised farm relief bill, compromising divergent views already advanced, appeared likely today despite the "SISTIE" DALL IS SIX TODAY. Celebration Planned For Granddaughter of Mrs. Roosevelt. Washington, March 25. (AP)— "Sistie" Dall was 6 years old today, and the IVhite House took on a gay air for her birthday party. A crowd of youngsters were invited to play in the new children's playground arranged on the White House lawn by "Slstie's' grandmother, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. There were swings hanging from rare old trees, sun boxes, a slide and a "jungle gym" for the fim outside and games planned for inside. Also lots of good things to eat. •'Sistie" whose real name is Anna Eleanor Dall and her*brother, Curtis Roosevelt Dall, two and a half years old, are to spend a week or so at their grandparents's "house." MINERS WIN FIGHT FOB JOBS Polish Government Promises Work to Strikers In Shafts. Sosnowiec. Poland. Mar. 25. (AP) A strike of "700 coal miners who remained underground for six days at Kllmontow, to prevent employers from flooding the shafts and putting them out of work, was at an end today. Promised Jobs by the governor of Klelcc, the strikers came out of tho pits last night shouting cheers for tho government. l'\)r foUr doys the strikers had rclused- to take any food, Tho mine owners agreed not to dlsmantlu the shafts, and announced the .shutdown would be only temporary, . To Our Subscribers administration's advocacy of its own sweeping measure. Ihe'senate agriculture committee called Secretary Wallace of the agriculture department to appear this mcrning In executive session. This was preliminary to what is expected to be! a drastic rewriting oi the Roosevelt plan. No decisions have been reached by the committee, but Chairman Smith was hopeful "that a satisfactory compromise could be worked out on the basis of bis substitute plan. The Smith proposal would reduce sharply the contemplated grant of power to Wallace by eliminating a section of the administration bill providing for cutting aci-eage through agreements with producers under a modified version of the domestic allotment plan. It also would cut out the proposed licensing fee on dlstributbrs and seek to change the processing taxes. Renewing bis attack on the till, John A. Simpson, president of the National Farmers' union, told the would cost 600 milUon dollars a year, exclusive of land rentals. Simpson took the committee stand In open eesKion to complete his critical testimony, begun yenti>r- day. before Secretary Wallace was heard by the senators behind closed doors. "AbMlutely Impossible.'' "It's absolutely lmpossli>le," Simpson said of the measure. Besides the cost, he said, it would require a force of 200,000 to administer its provisions. He said that under the measure, Dis /gned to raise farm i)rtces to the pro-var level through large granta of power to the secretarj' of agriculture, 100,000 men would be needed to regulate 6.500.000 producers of; the nhie major commodities includ- j ed, and another 100,000 would be necessary to regulate processors and handlers. Figuring the outlay for each person at $3,000 a year. Simpson said the total cost would be $600,000,000. Senator Kendrick (D.. Wyo.) asked if it wouldn't be better for th2 government to pay the money di- recUy to the farmer. "Much more of it would get to the farmer," Simpson replied. Senator McNary. (R. Ore.), asked if the bill would not be easier to administer if limited to wheat and cotton and excluding com, cattle, hogs, sheep, rice, tobacco and dairy products. "Yes, sir," Slmnscn said, "you'll be damned if you include the other stuff and be damned if you doa't." Opposing any temporary relief. Simpson said: •We want Ihe same permanent relief as was given to the railroads years ago." For HcNaty Plan. Questioned by senators regarding the McNary three-way plan of the last session, authorizing the optional or combined use of ihe export debenture, the equalization fee or domestic allotment proposal to control surplus, Simpson said:; The three great farm organizations would fall on their knees and thank God if that biU were enacted." He added he dd not "think much CONOBESS MAT REMAIN UNTIL JUNE 1. Washington, Mar. 25. (AP)— A continued session of congress until June 1 so it can complete President Roosevelt's program was foreseen today by Speaker Ralney, who added that "everything ve have done so far won't amount to one thing un-' less we get the whole program." Through newspapermen at his dally press conference, the speaker appealed for "continued support." i "We will win this •war if thie I>eople back home will stay with us," he said. "So fai-they have— they have been almost imani- mous." "I hope we can adjourn congress around June 1, but I don't see much chance of doing it before then. We can't keep on moving as fast as we have been." BANKER CHARGED WITH A MURDER Examiner Slain After He Orders President to Close His Bank Alius, Okla., Mar. 25. (AP)—J. C. Brock, president of the Citizens state bank of Headrick, was held in the county jail here today charged with murder in the fatal shooting of W. C. Ernest, bank examiner, after the latter had closed Brock's bank yesterday. Ernest was shot through the head as he sat writing a telegram to t^e state baink commissioner, giving details of an aUeged sl-'.-n-tage in Brock's accoimt which lie had just reported by telephone. '•. The banker admitted he shot the examiner, asterting "I was justified in doing whdt I did." Bank Commissioner W. J. Bamett at Oklahoma City, where Ernests boiy was taken lor burial; assigned two banking department attomefys to aid tho prosecution. Barnctt disclosed he also had talked with Brock on the telephone Just before the fatal shooting, "Ernest told mo ho, had cought Brock in a shortage nnd that ho recommended that the bank be closed ond taken over by tho dii- portmcnt, X told him to close it and to give me iho facts by telegraph. Then Brock talked to me; " 'Don't close the bank, Mr. Bnr- nett,' he said. 'If there's any shortage chargeable to me, I'll inake complete restitution but if you close the bank, it'll ruin me.' "I told him that I'd be a poor chief if I did not follow the recommendation of my examiner. 'Tfes, that's right, but 7 can explain,' Brock said. Then I got Ernest back on i the wire and told him there was no; change in instructions." pmest. widely known in southwestern Oklahdjna, had been aajo- clated with the banking department 22 years. He leaves a widow and two children. The closed bank has capital stock of $15,000 and deposits of approximately $59,000, which were under a 20 per cent, •withdrawal restriction under the new banking law. There were no witnesses to the, shooting. Miss Virginia Doane, stenographer for the banking department, saying she left the room while the two men were talking and declaring "I won't tell what they said until I have to." Information that Brock allegedly had violated the new state bank moratorium act by allowing deposit withdrawals in excess of 20 per cent, was made public today by County Attomeyi Boss Rutherford. W. D. Jones, of Frederick, liquidating agent for the banking dei partment, and his assistants delved into the tangled books of the little bank today. Brock, a Sunday school superin tendent and member of the Baptist church board of deacons, is about 36 years old. He first enteired the baiik, Ing business, as bookkeeper with the First National bank in Post City, Texas, later working in a bank at Barstow, Texas, then removing to Headrick. ; , The banker published a book in 1928, entitled "Tribulations This issue of The Register is being delivered to you as soon as it comes off the press today In the belief that you would prefer to have it then rather than the customary time, which on Saturdays is two or three hours later than it is printed. During the several weeks In which The Register has gone to press at. • p. m. on Saturdays, the circulation department has tried twth schemes—delivering it immediately and withholding it until after 4 p m. When the, former plan was tried, a disappointing nuiiiber of "misses" was reported, due to subscribers not behig accustomed to getting It then with the result that It was blown from the porch or in some other way disappeared. 'When the latter plaaliras used, |Some subocribers felt thk as long as the paper wai already printed there was no reason why they should not receive It Inimedlately. From the newspapef point of view, the edition should tie delivered as soon as it is in print, and going on that assiunption, this .edition was sent out as soon as possible. It is the hope, therefore that subscribers of The Register will take note of the fact that their paper will be delivered shortly after 2 p, m. from now on on Saturdays, and try to take it in as soon as it is thrown on the front porch or-to make a careful look around the edge of the porch if the wind in. the jimeantime has blown the paper off. This last request is made because a memiier of The Register staff In delivering papers to two homes which had reported being missed by the carrier recently, found both papers on the ground Just at tbe edge of tbe porches. career. lOLA IN SCUOLABSIIir TEHT Lallarpe Also Aiks for Forms from Emporia Teachers College. of Of this counterfeit allotment in this ^^"''^'^' ^^'^^^'J' * bUl." "We'd be satisfied." he said, "if you made it mandatory on the sec retary of agriculture that ho must so regulate the marketing that the farmers will get tho cost of production oh that portion of his products consumed in this country." Following Simpson, Secretary Wallace told the committee that congress "must enact" legislation granting brood power to the adm^- istration. and must depend for a farm problem solution upon exercise of sound discretion by the executive officials. WaUace added: "Nothing less will suffice to meet the realities that now confront us. Congress has granted such authority to meet the banking emergency. It should, in my judgment, do likewise in meeting the agricultural emergency, which is so intimately Interwoven with the banking situation and the industrial depression." Carloadings Increase. Washington, Mar. 25. (AP)-The Ameriican Railway association- announced' today that loadings of revenue freight for the week ended March 18 were 449,712 «»rs, an Increase of 11,809 over the preceding week but a reductloa of 135,047 from tbe same week last year. Scbaake Weds Today. Lawrence, Kas., Mar. 25. (AP)— Elmer Schaake. football and bas- ketoall star of the University of Kansas, •will be manrled liere this afternoon to Lois Marie Parker, his Lawrence hlg^'ddiool sweetheart. (SpeclM to The RciiUter.) Emporia, Kos., Mnr. 25.—Allen county Is participating In the eighteenth natlon-wldc every pupil scholarship test April 5, which Is directed by Emporia, te.ichers col lege. Four testa have b< fin ordered for the lola high school; and Supt. J. H. <3ulbcrtson requested 437 for the LaHarpe high school. Schools in'25 states have placed more than 200,000 orders for the every pupil contest. Which covers 40 subjects ranging from the first grade through high school. The purpose of the contest, according to Dr. H. E. Schramniel, director of the testing program. Is to evaluate, the ability of all piipiis on a non-competitive basis, although individual schools mqy use the tests for their own Intra-school competition. High school subjects included in the testing program for the first time are ancient history, modern hlstorv, sociology, econwnics, (Serman,^ and commercial geography. Farm Meeting in Humboldt. Ollie Sutherland, president of the Allen county farm holiday association, said today that there will be a meeting of all persons interested in the movement at city hall In Humboldt Tuesday at 8 p. m. A •widely known speaker will be present, he said, and the public is invitea PRIMARIES TO BE HELD IN KANSAS CITIES MONDAY Many Candidates to Be Selected by Voters Over Entire State lOLA AHEAD OF PACK Most Other Towns Comply With Law as Clarified By Legislature Topeka, Mar. 25. (AP)—Primary elections are to be held in approximately fifty Kansas cities of tho first and second class having commission or managei: forms of government next Monday for the purpose of nominating candidates for various city offices to be filled at general elections on Tuesday, April 4. Eight first class cities with commission form of government and two with manager form and 33 second class cities with commission and nine with manager forms of government may hold primary elections. The exact number of second class commission cities which are to have primaries Monday is unknown as some of the group already have had their primaries although previous conflicting laws regarding the dates of these elections were clarified by the legislature this month. Two cities—lola and Junction City— at least, held their primaries on March 14. There were possibly others. These elections. W. C. Ralston, assistiuit attorney general said, while not strictly legal because not held on the date now prescriljed by law, would stand unless someone cored to raise tbe question—which he considered unlikely in view of the expense 'of holding another election. Elections on April 4. On April 4 these 52 cities and 88 recond class cities with the cotmcil form of government, which do not have primaries unless they have a population of over 10,000—and none of them do—will have gcnerol cleo- tlons. The preceding day, April 3, third clas.i cities. Including 483 with comi- cll form of Rovcrnment, two with commlMion and four with mitnager forms of government, will have their penrral elections. Third class cttie* do not have primary elections, Kansos City, a first class city, will have no primary or general election this year. A law was enacted during the legislative session and upheld by the supreme court vhiebi continues In office until 1935 several officials whose terms would have expired this year and which provides terms of all officers elected In 1936 and thereafter shall be four yearn. ^Municipal primary elections and elections will be held in Kansas cities this spring as follows: First Class Cities. Commission form of government— Wlmary March 27, election April 4. Hiitchinson, Leavenworth, and Topeka, to elect mayor and four commissioners for two-year terms; Cof- f«yvll!e, Pittsburg, Parsons, and Fort Scott to. elect mayor and two commissioners for two-year terme. X!lty manager form of govem- •nient—Primary March 27, election -April 4. Atch^on tx> elect two commissioners, one for four years and 'caie for two, with a thhd holding over until 1935; Sallna to elect five <SJmmissloners, three for four-year terms and two for two-year terms; "Wichita to elect two commissioners for fourryear terms, with three holding over until 1935. '-(No fhst class cities with council form of government.) Second Class Cities. Council form of government— Election April 4 (primary limited to Cities with 10.000 population or over and none in this group qualify); cities to elect mayor, three, four or five councllmen as indicated, police judge and treasurer, are: Augusta 4, Baxter Springs 3, Beloit 3, Bonner Springs 3, Burlington 3, Caney 4, Chetopa 3, Clay Center 4, Colby 3, Columbus 6, Concordia 4, florence 4, Prontenac 4, Galena 8, doodland 3, Harper 4, Humboldt 4, taHarpe 4, Lamed 4, Liberal 8. Llndsborg 3, Lyons 4, Marysvllle 4, tillnneapolls 3, Mulberry 4, Nlckcr- Bon 3, Norton 3, Osage 4. Osborne 3, Oswego 3, Paola 0, Scammon 3, Seneca, 3, Weir 4, Yates Center 4, and Great Bend which will return to the council form of government after hovlng had the commission form. Commission form of government- primary election March 27, election April 4; cities to elect either ei mayor, finance commissioner or ytreet commissioner for three-year term. Those tci elect a mayor: Abilene, Ahthony, Caldwell. Chanute. Council Gro /Cj Dodge City, Eureka, Oor- hen City, Herlngton, Junction City, tCingman, Lawrence, Manhattan, McPherson, Osawatomle, and Cherryvale. Those to elect a finance commissioner: Emporia, Fredonla, Gamett, Glrard, lola, Marion, Ottawa, Sa- belha, Wellington, and Independence. ^ V Those to elect a street commte^ sloner: Hiawatha. Holton, Horton, Neodesha, Olathe, Pratt. Manager form of government- Primary election March 27; election, April 4: BellevUle. Hays. Hoisington, Kinsley, Sterling to elect one bommissioner each for two-year , term; Arkansas City, El Dorado. Newton, and Whifleld to «lect two each, one for four-year term and mb for two-year term. Third Class Cities. All third class cities will hold elections on April 3, regardless of form of government. There are no primary elections for third class cities. (Joimcil cities wui elect, a, mayor, (Coniinned on Page 4, CoL %,X

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