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NBT AVSRAGE PAID CIRCULATION FOR OCTOBER Globe and News Heitkld / 86,278 Sunday Globe 86.710 TWRNTy.POUR HOUR 8IRV1CI IBB joruM uuuAig •Mty Moraiiw Btoepl Monday. THR JOPIilN NEWS RBRAIiD lli«rf BvnUne IDii «|il HitfMlay. IIIMOKS PKR WBBR—TWDNTV OKNTI TnlonlinM rcut AMMKaAnfeD naam MBTOMTS IMIIv«Nd by Mrritr. tte a watk. By mall, la aAvanoat Urn than I nontha, lOo a month i • month*, ia .7Si yoar. ll.OOt auttido ••sond aoao, portaga 11.10 yoar; londar odIUon, |l yMtn lOo astrft poatato ontiMo Ind lena. IntorH oMond etaai matter at poatoffle* Joplln, undtr aM Mareh t, »T» VOL. XXX. NO. 101. lit I Ofllw JOPLIN, MISSOURI, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 1926.-TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES PRICE FIVE CENH JAYmS DEFEAT HGERS IN FINAL MINUTE OF GAME Goal Kick Tunis Tie Into 10-to- 7 Vletory—Miawuri Cops Valley Title as Drake Is Beaten. Lawranoe, Kan., Nov. 21.—0*)—A ptaea kick mlled ovor the MInourt Koal potU aa the tlnal whlstlo blow OB atadlum field here today and turaad a tie Into a victory for the Xaaaaa Jayhawki. Tha conference champion Tlffer*. wlnnlnr the title acaln Vhen the Iowa State team defeated Drake, went down to their tint defeat of the eeaion, 10 to T. A record crowd of mora than 10,.000 Btormed onto the field to carry the Jayhawker heroee from the field. They had come through with a lait minute triumph after one of the moit dliaatroiia yeari in Kaneae Cridlron hiatory. They had upheld the propheey of Coach "Potey" Clark that no Hteaourl Valley team would •o throuKh the season without a defeat. Jayhawke Stem Tide. Kanaaa and Mleiourl, ancient foea, had driven each other throucH three deadlocked periods without Klvlng up an advantace. In tho third aeulon, the Jayhawker* stood with their backs to the wall and closed the ranks to stem the tide on their 2-yard mark. The Tigers ripped the Jayhawka to Qteces In the t-penlnff quarter. A 10-yard plunge by Jackson, a 16- yard penalty and a pass, Whiteman to Clark, gained the touchdown within the first eight minutes of play. Captain Whiteman booted over"the extra point. Zuber'a punting opened tho way for the first Kan^s score in the second period. H* booted it down field for 01 yards and Undenmeyer 'a return of only as yards put the ball In Tiger land. Two Ions passes, from Zuber to Starr, gained 16 and St yards, Starr rolling with hi* tackier over-the goal line. The referee ruled it had not grossed the line, how- fver. and the play was taken a few u^ches from the goal, '''hen Hart pushed it over and Wall was sent In to add the extra point. Wan Makea neM Goal. With a brisk north wind at his back in the closlnir period. Zuber again paved the way for the Jay- tMkWkera' vlctoriou* advance. His punt wont outside on the Tiger's IS- y«rd Una. Unable to gain first down, Lindenmeyer punted. The wind hurled it back at him and Kansas took the ball on the opponents' 30-yard line. A penalty brought It. IS yard* nearar the Missouri goal, and Wall was sent in to win or fall. It was good. A* the . ball soared neatly over the bar, the gun cracked out the end of the game. Kansas had won. The valley champions had clearly outgained their conqueror* In •orimmage. They earned Ight 'irst downs to Kansas' five, plunging ahead for 135 yards while the Jayhawkers Were unable to advance but CO. In the air, however, the victors had the advantage. Zuber'a panes netted 07 yards in six that were completed, with three more incomplete. The Mtsaouri passes gained only >( yards in three completed and seven incomplete. Znbm's Panting Supreme. . Zttber's punting was supreme. In •ieven kicks he sailed the ball for Its yards while Lindenmeyer's eleven punts advanced Just 204. One of Zuber 'a kicks was blacked. The lineup and summary: Kansas Fos. Missouri Baker..........le. . . .' ...Bacchus Smith (c) It. . . . Lindenmeyer Sanborn.( Ig Waljcer Davidson c Smith W. Mullini.. .rg Ferguson I«ttln rt Studebaker Teat*rman....° Hicks Anderson qb Btuber Zuber Ih. . .Whiteman (c) Starr rh Clark Hart tb Jackaon Officiala: Referee, j. c. Orover, \VaahIngton. Umpire, Clyde Wll- liama, Iowa. Head linesman, B. L. McCraary, Oklahoma. Field Judge, B. A. Rtiey, Georgetown. Score by periods: Kansas 0 7 0 s—10 Itiasourl 7 0 0 0—7 Scoring: Kansas — Touchdown, Wall (sub for Starr), place kirk: fteld goal, Wall (place kick.) Mlasourl—Touchdown: Clark, Point after touchdown, Whiteman, (place kick.) First Pertod. Kansas won the toss and elected to defend the south goal. Sanborn Kloked off, but the ball, rolling low. waa atopped by Hiasourl on her own ll -yard line. Jackson failed to gain through tha line. Lindenmeyer punt- ad (or Utasourl to the Kansas at- J «rd line. Zuber passed to Hart, irho luggled and Jackson recovered (•r Mlasourl on the Kansas 4<-yard Has. Stubar lost three attampUna , ta run off left taokle. Jackson rip. I>0* through the Jayhawk center for (OaatlaiiN «B pact 10.) Steplmtm Rnnud At InAma Rruan to Begin Life Senttnu Michigan City, Ind., Nov. tl.— (^)—D. C. Stephenson, former dragon of the Ku Klux Klan In Indiana and who once proclaimed himaelf "the law in Indiana," to* day found himaelf aubmerged In the supremacy of that law. He was received at tha Indiana state prison todi(| tb aerva a term of life Impriaonment for the murder of Madge Oberholtser, prominent Indianapolis girl who died from' self-ad^inlstered poison last April following an alleged abduction and attack and attack by Stephenson. The former grand dragon was found guilty of second degree murder by a lury who held him responsibis for her death. Two co-defendants, Bsjrl Klenek and Earl Gentry were acquitted. BIG MINING SUIT DECISIONItEAGHED DEFENDANTS IN $2,500,000 EQUITY AtmoN GAIN JUDGE'S DECISION. An equity suit against the Paul Eweft estate and two mining companies, involving $2,600,000 has been passed on In favor of the defendants, by Federal Judge Robert t.. Williams, of the eastern district of Oklahoma, at Huskogre. according to Information recelve.l hare yesterday by George J. Qrayston, a local attorney. The suit, broukht by Clara Valuers Hampton and others, heirs of the late Mary J. Cass, rich Quapaw Indian, who died in 1912, has been in litigation for about three year*. Judgment for mining pro|it* aggregating 12,600,000 wa* asked. Defendants la Case. Defendants la the suit were tlie Bwert estate, the Skelton Lead and Zino Company, Welsh Mining Company and other*. The hlitory of the case began in 1914, two years after the death of Mary J. Cass, when a lease on certain Oklahoma mining lands was given to J. 8. Mabon of Miami by minor children of the deceased Indian, who acted under authority of the Oklahoma prol>ate court. The Welsh Mining Company first developed the land, later selling out to Or. L. B. Skelton, who organised the Skelton Lead and Zinc Company, The property was aold for 1600,000 cash and the balance of the f1,000,- OOO purchase price was paid for out of income realised from the mines. When the suit was filed by the plaintiffs three years ago, they contended that, as the^ were minors when the lease contract was signed, the only authority that could sanction their action was the 'department of the interior, represented by the secretary of the interior. The plaintiffs contended that tha authority of tha probata court did not apply to that phase of Indian affairs. Judge Williams' decision was in favor of defendants and contained no remarks on any of the various legal problems that arose In the suit. MAN SOUCyr AS SLAYER FOUND DEAD BY ROADSIDE Detroit, Nov. 21.— (^P)— Richard Brusseau, sought since Friday morning for the slaying of his wife and two sans, died late today from a bullet wound in th* head which police beUeve was self-lnfllcted. Brusseau waa found lying near the side of the road twenty miles from Detroit. A pUtol with three bulleto was lying nearby. Domestic troubles dbst the lives of tha four members of the family, Mrs. Brusseau told police yesterday before she died from wounds Inflicted by her husband. The other victims ware Harold, 11 years ^Id and Richard, ir., 7. Another aon, Clifford, is the only surviving member of the family. WOMAN SEEKING DIVORCE DIES IN COURT HOUSE • Union, Mo., Nov. ai .—(^P)—While walUng to be ealled to testify In her divorce case against Christ Bollman. her 71 year old husband, Mr*. Frances Bollman, tt, died suddenly of heart diaeaaa in the Franklin county court house here today. She will be buried Monday at Bland. THE DAY IN WASMNGTON I The American debt commiselon declined the first Rumanian debt offer. A cotton crop of IS .Itt .OOO bales waa (eraeast by the department of agrieuKur*. - Cennecticutt officials talked over tha Oarald Chapman oaaa with tha jattoraejr lanoraL IMPEACHMENTS IN ROAD FRAUD USE IN TEXAS SOUGHT Can for Special Session of Leg. ifllature With That AeUon in View Sent Out by Senator. Dallas, Tex., Nov. tl.—(m—A eall for a epeclal session of the Texas legislature "to Impeach aU those who aided, abetted and contributed tu fraud against the people o( the stato of Texas" today climaxed the Texas highway embrogllo. The caU oame aa the newest development In the situation which ha* resulted in many charges and counter-oharges and it waa tha second time Governor Miriam A. Ferguson has. heard the word "impeach" In tha last few weeks. Other Bvenia Idalad. SUte Senator T. K. Irwin issued the call after eventa of tho Isst two days, which resulted in the state obtaining an agreed Judgment Of MOO.- 000 In excess profits against the American Road Company, cancellation of the contracta and business permit of the company and allegations that a shorUge of (260,000 exieted in the Texas federal aid funds. The disclosure of the alleged discrepancy In the federal funds has brought a threat of federal grand Jury action Into the case. In addition to the legislative cali other events today were: Attorney General Dan Moody, who began %h» highway investigation which brought him into conflict with the Ferguson administration, ordered an injunction restraining the Hoffman Construction Company of Westland, Tex., from collecting |tSl,047 on road contracta. Frank V. Lanham, chairman of the .highway commission, declared Moody had failed to save the state anything, charging the attorney general permitted the American Road Company to "escape with sumtaier profits on highway work amounting to 33 1 -a per cent." •Wa" la SUeat. Governor Ferguson and her husband, former Governor Jamea E. Ferguson, who has been charged with dominating the highway department, kept allent on the devel- opmenta. The governor, however, •aid "oh, dear, no," when asked It she Intended to ask the resignation of Chairman Lanham. The governor sought to intervene in and Invalidate the attorney general's case against the American Road Company but was ousted f^rom participation. Irwin'* call for a special sesalon is in form of a resolution to be signed by members. It requiring fifty elg- natures, which Irwin said are assured. The resolution declared that In addition to the highway department 'many other state departments are reported as being conducted in an Irregular manner." LOG OF SHIP INDICATES IT DID NOT SINK "SUV Stockholm, Nov. 21.— (/P)—Tho-log of the Swedish steamer VIdar indicates that the steanier was not responsible for the accident which is believed to have caused the sinking of the British monitor submarine M-1, as her officers saw nothing to show that the submarine exercises were In progress th t|ielr vicinity. When the shock was felt the Swedish officers supposed it to be the result of an'underwater detons- tlon, but examination showed that the steamer waa not leaking. WhiU the VIdar was going through the Kiel canal her captain heard of the M-1 dissater and immediately reported the incident by wireless to his owners In Stockholm who notified the British Isgatton; . Several plates of the Vidar's bow were damaged. She will be placed In dry dock to disoovsr whOther any point from the submarine adhered to her hull, POISON FOUND IN BODIES OF TWO CHICAGO CHILDREN Chicago, Nov. II.—<*»—Poison of an undetermined extent haa bean found In the bodies of Marlon and Carl Duff, t and 2 year* old, respectively. Dr. William HcNaUy, coroner's chemist, announeed In a praUminary report today. The bodies of the two Infanta were exhumed In an Investigation begun when Mrs. Selma Duff filed suit for divorce against her husband, Herbert. OX THE CLASSIFIED PAOK There's an Interesting little feature on the classified page for you today—and It will ba there to greet you each day In future^ with a new story dally. It la an educational feature, and one that you are eerUtn to Ilka. "Did Tou Know—" Is the title of thia llttia aervlee. Turn to tho claaalfled page today and read It—and you'll find yoursaU watching for this faatura each daj^. ' W Ddtninti to Fmrntud Stcrilcti Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 11.— Harold "Red" Grange, the II- yaar-old son ot a proud, but poor father, la determined to pay hia dad for the finanelal saerlfiee* made that enabled him to become famoue In tha football world. The atory was told here tonight that Grange'B father, a deputy eherlff at Wheaton, III., saved and scraped every pony he poaslbly could to keep his two sons In school. White attending 11 i 1 n a I e Grange lived on |tt a month, refusing all offers to capitalise his fame. Orange obtained this amount from his dad and by working as an iceman in Wheaton during the summer months. Now Grange, finding himself sitting in the lap of fortune, has his heart set on earning enough to make hie father glad that "Red" Grange is his son. MASONS TO HOLD A 4-DAY MEETING FAUi CONVOCATION OF YORK BrrE BODIES WIIiI< BE CONVENED TUESDAY. The annual fall convocation of York Rite bodies of Joplln and Webb City wIU be held Tuesday, WediMsday, Thursday and Friday, according to announcement' hiade yesterday. Two banquets, one at Jop. Iln and the other at Webb City, will be served during the convocation. All degrees from mark master In the Royal Arch chapter, to the valiant and magnanimous order of the temple, the highest order in York Rita Masonry, with the exception of the honorary degree, the red cross ot Constantiae, will be conferred. To Confer Degreeai The convocation will open at the Scottish Rite temple 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon when the mark master degree, will be conferred in full form. At 8 o'clock the past master degree will be conferred, at 4 o'clock tho most excellent master degree, and at 7:30 o'clock the royal arch degrer The most excellent master degree will be conferred at Webb City at 4 o'clock Wednesday. At 6:16 o'clock a banquet Will be served by wonien of the Eastern Star and at 7:30 o'clock the Royal Arch degree will be conferred. The royal mooter degree of the council will be conferred atart/ng at a.SO o'clock Thuraday afternoon. At 4:30 o'clock the select master degree will be conferred and at t o'clock the super excellent master degree. All degrees will be confer- rd at tl) Scottish Rite temple here and a banquet will be held in the temple banquet room at 6 o'clock. Members of the Baldwin chapter ot DeMolay will serve the bMiquet. Work in tho order of Knights Templar, tho highest rank of York Rite Masonry, will be given Friday, starting at 10 a. m. with the iUus- trious order of the red cross conferred. At 1:30 o'clock, the nighu of Malta will confer the order of hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem, Palestine, Rhodes and Malta. Beginning at 3 o'clock the order of the temple will be conferred. W. Ed Johnson, T. A. Harbaugh and A. S. Ross are In charge of general arrangements. Other eommit- Ues are: Banquet, William Mark- Kardt, William Bobb, WlUiam Thompson, Kelly Greenwel] and Roy Breaseala; stage, John Paton, Walter Eberlein and Weaver Hough; robes and property, J. T. Anderson, Burl VanPelt, W. Ed Johnson and Tom Jones; music, Ed Perkins, W. P. Eberlein, and Clareaee Sloan; tUlng, Eysle Hasen, director, A. B. Ross, ssslsUnt! hotel, V. A. Van Hafften. Watch the Roe's thU year.-Adv. THE WEATHER ************ * * * VOBBCABT. * * . ' -* * Missouri! Fair Sunday and * * Monday) much colder Sunday * * In east and south portions. * * Kansas: Fair Sunday and * * Monday; colder in southeast * * portion Sunday. + * Arkansas: Sunday partly * * eloudy, colder,; Monday fair. * * Oklahoma: Sunday tair; * * oolder Monday, fair. * + • * Washington, Nov. II.—Tha + * weather outlook tor tho w^k * * beginning Monday: * * Upper Mississippi and lower * * Missouri valUya.: Period of * * rains or snowa eaily part and * * agate during tatter half; mod- 4> * arately oold at beginning, fol- + + lowed by moderate tempera- * t ture* with a ohaaga to eolder * toward th* end. * ************ WITNESS IS SLUN WHIIfTESnFYING AT DEATH INQUIRY Gangater Kills Man Whom He Accused of Staying Hia Brotheiw.May Be Indicted Tomorrow. Chicago, Nov. 2t. — 0n — Gang warfare Invaded the ooroner's inquest in (Chicago today when Sam Vlnol, attending an inquest into the death of his brother, Mike, slain yss- terday, whipped out a pistol and shot to death John Mlnattl, a witness, while th* latter was testifying. For a moment after th* crack of the pistol shot, ths courtroom sat silent and amased as Mlnattl crumpled in his chair. Then there was a wild scramble for exite. A policeman sitting near Vlnol grabbed his pistol before he could pull the trigger a eecond time. His indictment for murder will be sought on Monday. Aimed at HMn. Joseph and Peter Vinci, brothers ot the elayer, and all membera of the Vend family of gangsters, were arrested. Vlncl told the police he believed Mlnattl had kUled his brother, Mike, yesterday. He also maintained that MInkttI was Implicated in the death of another VincI brother, slain a year ago. Vlncl shot Just as Mlnattl dented knowing Mike Vlncl or the man who shot him. "When he denied knowing my brother," Vinci said, "I was sure he had killed Mike and I killed htm. "I aimed straight at hia heart. I looked around and I waa careful that I did not hit anyone else. There la nothing to be sorry for, hia death was nothing more than what my poor brothers had to suffer." Simplicity Will Mark Funeral of Queen Alexandra London, Nov. 21.—(*)—The utmost simplicity marks the funeral arrangements for the Interment of the Queen Mother Alexandra, who will be laid beside her husband. King Edward Vlt, under the Albert Memorial chapel . at the mediaeval stronghold, Windsor Castle, where they were married In 1863. The first part ot the service will be solemnised at Wesminster Abbey Friday morning, but the Interment will take place at U:30 Saturday morning, November 23. Throughout the last rites for the queen mother the tributes will be like those of friends for a revered and beloved woman and wUl be conducted without much of the funeral pageantry customary to royalty. To Admit PubUo. After the body has been removed from Sandrlngham house to the little church In the village of Sand­ rlngham tomorrow. It will remain there until Thursday, when the king and queen and other membera of the royal family, villagers and retainers will wallc in solemn procession behind it to Wolverton station, from which it will be brought to London. The coffin will be placed in the chapel of St. James palace Thursday night, and from there will be removed to Westminster Abbey early Friday, with troops attending and a limited ceremonial. The public will be admitted during the afternoon. In the evening it will be taken to Windsor Castle and throughout all the proceedings watchers will be de- Ulled to keep vIgU. This arrangement begins immediately after the removal of the body to Sandrlngham church tomorrow, when those on guard will be employes of the royal houeehold. Only members of the royal family and the late queen's household will attend the committal service after which the body will be placed temporarily In the royal tomb house under the chapeL King George today approved the arrangement whereby the court goes into mourning for throe months, the first two months full mourning and the remaining month half mourning. TWO ATTEMPTS TO WRECK TRAIN TRACED TO BOY Rapid City, S. D, Nov. n.—OW— Two unsuccessful attempts to wreck trains on th* Chicago * Nolthwest- ern line near here this week were traeed today to a 12-year-old boy ot Waata. S. D. Arrested by a special agent of the railroad, the boy, whose name waa not made public, admitted that on Wednesday he had placed a seventy- five pound boulder on the track. The atone fraa struck by an eastbound passenger train. He also admitted he, had placed a log acroes tha track* on the following night. It waa struck by a freight train. , Tha boy raeeWad a suspended sen- tones of ana year In th* r*f«>-m •aheol. Grange to Quit College to Enter Professional Ranks % —•—~— FtaoiM Redhead Announeea He Will Org anise Football Team a||d Play First Game Thanksgivinf Day, Probably In Chi- eago—To Play in Ftorlda During Christmas Holidays— Decldea to Quit ynivemlty Without Graduating. Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. at.—(^—Harold "Red" Grangi. America's football atar, announced today after the Illinois-Ohio ntuto game that he will play professional football, organising and nmnaglni; hia own team. Grange will not return to the University of Illinois tonlglu but will go to his Wheaton home, a suburb of Chicago, He docldPd to quit the university without graduating, Grange made known hi* dtelslon five minutes after today's game, as quickly as hs reached the Illinoia dreasing room. nritton to Go TOO, "I am not going back to Champaign tonight. I am leaving for my home in Wheaton, and I am quitting college, I plan to organixe a professional football team of my own of which I will be the manager. I probably will take my team-mate Earl Britton, with me and some ot the Notre Dame four horsemen. We will sign no players who have not completed their college career. "We will play our first game on Thanksgiving day. It may be at Cht- wlll play games In Florida durliiK the Christmas holidays," Britton indicated that he wuiiUl accept Grange's offer, leaving school Immediately, although hs hns not graduated. Grange said he Intended to return to Champaign, poaslbly tomorrow night, after spending Sunday with hia father in Wheaton. He wants to be in Champaign Monday nlaht for the Unlveralty of intnots fooii.all dinner at which a captain will be elected for 1«2«, Gnmge aald he was hurt during the first half of today's game whlcli explains why he was taken out at the end of the first two periods. HI.N back was so badly ln.1ured It was eago. We are not certain yet. We painful for htm to lift his arm. GEN.BUrLER FLAYS PfllUOELPHIANS WASTE OF TIME TO HELP CITY WHICH WONT CO-OPERATE IN CIJEANUP, HB SAYS Philadelphia, Nov. 21. — Brigadier General Smodley 1). Butler, for the last two years director of public safety in Philadelphia, Is going back to the marines. He made the announcement definitely tonight for the first time In an address before the New Century Club, and declared that his Job here "Is not worth staying for—a waste of time." Snp »os«. He asked that complete support be given to Assistant Director George W. BHtott, who Is slated to succeed him when his leave of absence from tho marines expires December 31. "I was brought here at the Insistence of your leading political men," said General Butler.- "I was told that you were dirty, filthy, that you needed a cleaning. After I came every one ran away except your mayor. They insulted me, kicked around and you sat back and let them, I've shed more blood for my country and your country than all the politicians In seven generations. I have learned a lot of things and jio one can ever persuade me to serve In a public office again except In war time," MRS. WILSON'S MOTHER DIES IN WASHINGTON Washington. Nov. 21.—04>)—Mrs. William M. Boiling, 32 years old, mother of Mrs, Wnodrow Wilson, died here today after several months' illness from heart disease. Mt-s. Boiling, who bad been living In Washington for twenty-two years, first was stricken with pneumonia last June while In Atlantic City and since that time her condition had become worse steadily. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon In the home of Mrs. Wilson, where President Wilson died. Burial will take place Monday In WythevtUe, Va., where she was born and the body will bo laid to rest beside that of her husband, Judge Wllllnm H. BoUIng, who died some years ago. Besides Mrs. Wilson, Mrs, Boiling Is survived by five sons. Santa Fo Aadilor Dies. Chicago, Nov. 21,—(>«—William E. Bailey of Chicago, general auditor of the Santa Fe railroad, died here last night of heart disease. Bailey, who was born In Dowaglsc. Mich., in 1857, began his career with the Santa Fe in 1884 In Topeka, Kan,, a'nd had beeti general auditor for the past twentyyears. SYRIAN SITUATION FAVORS FRENCH REINFORCEMKNTS APPK/tR TO HAVE BROKEN THK NPIHIT OF TRinENMEN. Beirut, Syria. Nov. SI,—(/«—A definite turn ot the situation In southern l^banon In favor of the French is Indicated by the most recent developments, French reinforcements appour to havei broken the spirit of tho revolting Druse tribesmen In this region and have removed the danger ot the Druses reaching Jeii^n, on the road from Damascus to Sidop, As a result flldon Is no longer menaced, A calmer atmosphere has been Instituted along the entire Mediterranean coast from Helrut southward to Tyrr. TrilHMunon liopnlsnd. Tribal volunteers, heartened by the successes ot the French regular troops are organizing everywhere. The Druses are believed to have lost their best chance to reach th^ coast yesterday when the French repulsed their attempts to take the bridges over the Litany river. Sharp encounters' here resulted in fifty Druse caHUalttes and only unimportant French IOBMVH. This success was followed today by another reported in a French communique In which two Druse attacks on the town of Rashelya, thirty miles wast of Damascus, went repulsed with heavy Druse losses. Druse sources, however, re/ort one setback for the French. They say that a rcconnoltcrlng force of sixty men, under a IfVench officer, was ambushed north of llnslielya Thursday and that only fifteen survivors escaped. They also state that the French acting high uommts- aloner yeaterday gave orders that no. mors arma are to bo issued to the native Christians and that the arms already given out will be withdrawn. COTTON PRICES RISE $4M TO $S BALE New York, Nov. 21— (4>)—Cotton prices advanced t4 .'80 to 16 a bale today on a violent covering movement which followed publication of the government crop estimate, December sold up to 21 cents a pound and January to 20.16 cents. Washington, Nov. 21—(^)—Cotton production this year will probably total 16,198,000 equivalent 600 pound bales, the department of agriculture announced today. A fortnight ago 16.386,000 balea were forecaat. Production laat year was 13,<27,»38 bale*. French Deputiee Will Act Today After Painleve Threatens to Quit Paris, Nov, 21. —(*)—The chamber of deputies, upon Premier Pain- love's threatening to resign If the discuaatun of the government'e finance bill were not hastened, decided today to hold a aesalon at t o'clock tomorrow morning, and then adjourned. The chamber haa voted only two articles of the government measure since last night, aHhougn sitting until 7 o'clock this morning and resuming at 3 o'clock In the afternoon. In making his appsal, M. Pain­ leve said: "I addrsss a supreme appeal to your patriotism, your endurance, to finish this debate. If my appeal I* not responded to It will he impossible for me to eoaserve loagar the responsibility of the government." Former Premier Herriot, Itader of the radical socialists, seconded M. Painleve, assuring him* that the chambsr had always reported to an appeal to Its patriotism. M. Pain­ leve then fixed 0 o'clock tomorrow morning for the session and this was accepted without opposition. After a skirmish in which M. VslUant-Couturier reproached the government for repressing the communists whils allowing the fascist and Ilk* organisations, such as the patriots' league, ample liberty, tho disouaalon ot interpellations relative to the "blue shIrU," or fasclstl, their propaganda and organiiatlon, was adjourned untu the seeond Friday in Deoember. PERSONAL INCOME TAXRECEimFOIt III24 SHOW GAIN Inereaae of 925,482,680 Oref 1923 Made Despite Reduction in Rateo—Fewer Filed Reports. Washington. Nov, 21,—WJ—Despite a rediintlon in rates, treasury I'ouciiilH from tiixatlon ore personal InconiPH for 11>24 are Kri'ttter by 32D,4K2,eilO thnn for Ihn preyhxiH year. Tho totsl personal tux paymenlK for 1024 is fON!),1»4,18r). or a gain of 3.7 pur I'lint over laxus ri'i;clvcd on the Jlll!:i InciiMieH, 'riiti growth lii the Idtiil riM-oinls oroiirrod nolwitli- NtniidInK 'I tleorciiHii of nearly 400,00(1 In tiKi iiiiinlier iif ri'turns filed whii'h, ID Hi>j<!nint(or 30, Inst, WSH 7,2811, IS I. Itii'onii. <jr<Htl<.r, HtullNticN of Ihn WiA Invoni)'. made imlille tonlKlit liy the Internal revenue liiiriMiii im tin- homo wiiyi; nnti nienns (>i>ninillti'ii nenrvil ciiiii pinion of ilH worii mi a new tn< law, showed iin HKKII-KIIIO personxl nut inconiu nf Iflili,(111:1,2I(),H!I3. Thni amount, the liiirriiii cnlruliitod, Wiir. about thri'()-fonrll\M of 1 per rem greiiter than lliii nut Inconm In till!,:. TlionnnnilH of IniltvlilniiiN founil (heniHUlvoH iiIiKXiil In new flSNHOs nl' Ini'omes otnt sulijet't lo iliffereni rates of tiix lis ii ri'milt ot thn clinngud uxumplloiis, v<'>'H«i>al cri'd- Its and rales iniido ftffnetlvn by tho pronent iiiw, iiltliniiKh the number of porHonH riiii(irlln(v Inromes of 31,000,0(1(1 unit _ over numbered Hoventy-four In eni'li of the years 19113 and 1»2'i, Tills ilaHN In 19!!4 included tlueii wKli liu'oiiieM nliovn jr.,000,000; Ibien lirtween 34,0(10 ,000 and i^fi, (100,000, and four lietween »n,000,000 and »4, 000 ,000; flfteon between 32 ,000 ,0000 and 33 ,000 ,000; thirteen from tl.nOO .OOO to |2,000,000 and thIrty-Mix from 31.000,000 to 31 ,riO0,0on. Deductions for loase* In prior years nnioiinled to |4n,000,- 000, for losses In 1922: 334,000,000 In 19211', nnd only »1C,760,000 In 19214. Fewer K<!(uni* FIIMI. There were nuiistuntlal decreases In tho number of returns for the nlasseH with Incomes from 31,000 to 34 ,000, For 1923, a total of 1,616,324 filed returns on Incomes from 31,000 to 3:,000, while In 1924 the number was 2 ,360 ,494. There was a reduullon from 2,470,970 to 1,108,862 In the number nf returns on incomes from 32 ,000 to ft,000. Those between 311,000 and 34,000 decreased from 1,12n,4t!2 to 1,061, 346. Increases wero shown In the number ot returns for tho class beginning with Inrnmes ot 36,000 and extending to the nililliinaire class. KIP'SIATHIRWS CONTROL OF ACTION? CuuiiM.I for V<iuiw; lUiinohtiidor NInU-M ••oNlllvtily That Suit WM Conllnun Monday. White I'laliis, N. Y., Nov, 31.—M>» —AVhilo Isaac MIIIH, cniinsul fui' Leonard Kip Itliinelander. Ntattd )«>Nlllvely today tliiit the llhine- lander annulment ault would continue Monday, it was rumored thitt the decision as to whether It woulit or not is entirely in tho hands ot I'hilip Ilhinelander, father of Leonard, Throutshout tho trial, througU which Leonard Is Keeking freedom from his negi(o brido, [tho former Allen Uoalrlce Jones, the' head of th» old Huguenot family bus remalnsd In the background. Yeaterday when tho Introduction of a second "mystery letter" written by young Rhlnelonder caused a hurried adjournment iwiMI Monday, Philip Uhinotander waa reported to have taken active control of the case. At the elder Rhixe- landcr's New York home, it was said he had not been seen for six weeks. A rumor persisted tonight that I^onard would settle a sum of money on his wife regardless of the decision of tho Jury. It was said ths sum will bo between |100,000 and 3200,000. This plan, it was reportad. had nothing to do with th* Owo 'mystery letters." RECORDS SHOW PEGGY IS SEEKING nVOMU Paris, Nov. II.— (/P>—Court records show that Peggy Joyce ih- troduced a demand for a dlTorea from her fourth husband, C«««t Morner, some weekrf ago. Following the usual proesdnra, the magistrate sent both partloa summons to appear before him tai "reconciliation proceedings." Ce«»t Morner failing to appear, the eeiivt 'registered a document eetablishlng 'non-reconciliation." Precedents all show that a dtvoTM decree follows tho reglatration such a document automatteallr within sixty day*. Upon her arrival in New York all the Mauretania yesterday, Joyce denied she had ur h of divoreing Count Umim

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