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Fair tonight and Friday; cool- er tonight extreme southeast por i rising temperature Friday afternoon. THE CfflLLICOTHE CONSTITUTION VOLUME XXXII I I I CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI. -SEPT. 9, 1926 UAILY ION DUCK SEASON OPENS IN STATE SEPTEMBER 16 LOCAL NEWS NOTES PROSPF.CTS ARK FOR BEST BHOOTIXG SKASOX IX A TEARS Reports From the Xoi-th That There- Are an Abundance of Ducks in That Section--Plenty of AVater in Lakes Haucs Case to Trial The case of the State against Howard Hawcs, charged with possession of liquor, went to trial in circuit court i afternoon before a jury. With the duck season in Missouri, opening one week trom today, Sept 16, a rush for i licenses is; expected at the county clerk's office during the next six days.

J. B. Ott, same and tish commissioner for this district, stated today he had received reports from the north and there is an a a of ducks in that section. With the first ting of winter heavy flights aro expected through this section as Chilficothe is on a direct route flights from the north to the gulf I states Recent rains have filled the lakes' with plenty of water and local sports- men are anticipating one oi! the best I duck seasons in this section in years, Mr. Ott stated that sportsmen contemplated i ducks not fail to secure their i lie-, ence to avoid all throuble as state and federal officers will keep a close 1 watch during the season.

I Warrants Ready tor Judges The warrants for judges and clerks at the i a election are ready and can be had by calling at. the office of the county clerk. Accepts Position in St. Louis. Glen Cole of Kearney, who has been a student at the Jackson University and who recently completed his business course has accepted a secretarial in St.

L.ouVi I with the Burlington R. R. Co. Mr. Cole will leave today for St.

Louis to enter upon his new duties. I TWELVE YEAR OLD CHILD AT HIGBEE, MO. OFFICERS ABE SEARCHING FOR AX AUTOMOBILE BEARING CALI1'X)RXIA LICENSE Adeline Terrell, Who Was Living "XYlth 'Hc Guardian, Was Kid- iiaped Yesterday--Man, Woman and Boy Sought UPSHAW WILL 1DEMAND RECOUNT IN PRIMARY CRIPPLED WRY COXGRESSMAX OF G.A., IS DEFEATED SYMPATHY OF U.S. CITIZENS WITH LEAGUE THIS STATEMENT WAS MADE AT THE ASSEMBLY BY CAXAD- IAX REPRESENTATIVE Charge's Wets Pured in "Fabulous Sir George Foster Said and Sum of Money in tin Effort to De- Millions of American Citizens feat Require Are in Sympathy With the Official Count Movement To Be from Saiiitorium Mrs. H.

W. Kiple Wednesday evening for Kaperville, Illinois for a visit with her son, Harry, who is a patient at the Edward Sanatorium. Mr. Kiple, who has been a patient at the sanatorium since the first of will be dismissed from the sanatorium Fi iday and will accompany his mother home Saturday. Hartman Stores Co.

Buys Vanity Shop Chain Concern Will Open Establishment at Trenton Xcxt Week Commissioners Named Judge John L. Schmitz in circuit court Wednesday afternoon appointed the following commissioners to assess benefits and damages in thr case of the State Highway Commission against James R. Collier, James N. Roberts, Samuel B. Moore, Albert Holman.

The Collier farm is northeast of the city, highway No. 5 passing thi ought it. HIGBEE, Sept. 9--An automobile bearing a California license! plate today was the object of search! by authorities here following the kid- naping yesterday Adaine Terrell, 12 The child is the daughter of Irwin Terrill, who died in Portland, and lived here with Mrs. Dell Murphy, her guardian.

The mother of the child had made repeated efforts to gain custody of her during the last two years, according to relatives. The occupants of the car in which the child is said to have been kid- naped were described as a man about 40, a blond woman and a boy. offices of the same company. Miss I Turner is a daughter of Rev. and Mrs.

J. B. Turner, 409 Polk St this city and proved to be an exceptionally good student throughout her stay at the business college. ATLANTA, Sept. 9--Altho apparently defeated in his primary race lor i a i Rep.

W. D. Upshaw, nationally known dry democrat, plans to seek a recount of the results. With Leslie J. Steele, dry attorney, leading him today 6534 to 56S7 in complete from three counties the crippled dry congressman charged liquor interests poured a 'fabulous sum of money in an effort to deteat me.

It 'will require an official count to settle the 7-esults," he said, adding the wets "will search in vain for comfort when the actual results aie known." GENEVA, Sept. 9--Canada's representative at the League of Nations assembly meeting today told the delegates of the 48 a i represented that the United States was "with us through the sympathetic a i millions and millions ot her individual citizens." Sii- George Foster, the Canadian speaker, said the first and greatest dissolution in the life of the league one which convinced everyone that the league would collapse, was the a i of the United States tcj join. But step by step, he said, the League had succeeded. 3 Killed as Man Defies School Law Phil Hartiuau, president of the Hartman Stores Company with headquarters at Chillicothe, was in Trenton Wednesday and announced the purchase of the Vanity Shop by his company from Mrs. H.

C. Wilson, who will retire from the business, gays the Trenton Republican Tribune. Mr. Hartman said the store would be closed ufitil the formal opening next week under tlie new management. In the meantime, changes in stock and arrangement will bo made.

The Hartman Stores Company has taken a ten year lease on the Vanity Shop building and intends to conduct a permanent business in Trenton. Walter B. Pellason, of St. Louis, a son-in-law of Mr. Hartman, will be manager of the store here and will move here in the near with his family.

The Trenton store will be one a chain of 20 establishments under the Hartman management, another new- shop to be opened Saturday at Brookfield. Mr. Hartman is widely known in business circles at Trenton. He recently assisted in the organization of a Kiwauis here. Back to St.

Bonedictc College John Schoemig, J. B. Gatson and Victor Burgy Tuesday for Atchison, Kansas where they will attend St. Bcnedicte College this year. School started Wednesday morning at the College.

This will make the second and third year of college work for these young men at St. Benedicte. Bernard will leave Sunday for Atchison where he will enter upon his second year's work. Miss Campbell Undergoes Operation i Miss Helen Campbell, bookkeeper' at the Chillicothe Furniture a underwent an appendicitis operation Wednesday at the Chillicothe Hospital. Her condition today was favorable.

Mother Seriously Til. W. J. Wiley left Wednesday evening for Irving, Illinois to attend the bedside of his mother, Mrs. Sophia Wiley.

Mr. Wiley received a message Wednesday of the serious illness of his mother. Anothe Heavy Rain This section was visited by another heavy rain Wednesday evening, the total being .70 of an inch. The rain was not needed at this time as it is retarding farmers in plowing for wheat. The high temperature yesterday was 82 degrees and the mercury fell to .51 degrees last night.

Grand river continues to recede and this morning the stage was IS feet. Rummage Sale Saturday. The Christian Endeavor Society of the First Presbyterian church will hold a rummage sale all day Saturday at the church. A splendid assortment of fall and winter wearing apparel has been collected by this society. PLAXS FOR SEATS HAVE JBKEX SUBMITTED 1 DEMPSEY-T UN K.Y EIG HT PHILADELPHIA, Sept.

9--Plans for the accomodation of 150.000 spectators for the Dempbey-Tuuney championship battle here Sept. 23, have been officially i to police dir- ector Elliott, by Tex Richard. 1 The seating plan of the Sesqui-1 Cenenial stadium, as i by the promoter, calls for the placing of i approximately 50,008 seats in stadium field, about 15.000 of i will be on the ground level with the balance of the rear slightly elevated. Rickard, who called upon the police head in company i Frank Weiuer, chairman of the Pennsylvania state 1 boxing commission, declared that al-' though the crowd for the fight would largely exceed that at the Deuipsey- Carpenter battle, the gate receipts would be smaller. "At the Jersey City fight." Rickard said, "ringside tickets sold as high as $50, whereas at the coming tight the top price is $27.50.

I do not i the gate here will exceed 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 The gate at the Jersey City fight was $1.628,000. Arrangements for the preliminaries are now occupying i a atten- tion. Paring of the boxers is now under consideration and no de- cisions have been reached, it is believed a Harry Persson, i champ is practically a i ot a place on the card. i To Approve Contracts The state highway commission will approve the contracts for highway work in Livingston county next Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Mr. Zeigler, who was the lowest bidder for the grading, was here yesterday and stated he would have his equipment on the ground and start work as soon as possible after the contract was sign- ed. Mr. Zeigler will work two forces on his a The contract for the concrete work which was awarded to C. H.

Atkinson, will also be signed next Tuesday. All work will be started, it is expected, by Sept. 20. W. C.

T. U. Convention The Women's Christian Temperance Union will hold a county convention in this city Friday, September 17th. The meeting wili be held in the auditorium of the Elm Street I Methodist church at 2 3 0 o'clock. Mrs.

Jenette Mann of Boston will conduct the meeting. At the close of the meeting the local i will have' its election of officers. Mrs. Mann will give a lecture at the Church Friday evening at eight o'clock to which the public is invited. ALLENTOWN, Sept.

9-Granville Ilolben, a well-to-do a was shot to death last night a he had shot and killed a sheriff and his and two other officers who were attempting to arrest him on a charge of violating the compulsory law. Barricading himself in his house, Holben held officers at bay for several hours. All other means to dislodge him having failed, the officers flally decided to set fire to the house i and the farmer was shot and killed as he fled from the flames. The con-i dition of the two wounded men is not serins. Holben's arrt.r' had been on a charge of failing to send his chit- dren to school.

The men killed were Mark Seiisenbach, sheriff and Harry Siegfried, deputy. When the sheriff and his deputy went to the Holben tarm today, Holben locked himself in the house and threatened to shot it they peisisted in serving the warrant. When they approached to within twent feet of file house, a shotgun was thrust a window and without turther warning there was a report and both officers fell mor- tay wounded They died on tlie way to a hospital. "Diplomacy" at Strand maker of hits, has made a sweeping a a i production from "Diplomacy" for half a century a sensational stage play in which Sarah a starred. Blanche Sweet has the leading role of beauti- English Dora, whom complications arise when a treaty disappears from an international conference at Deauille.

France. Neil Hamilton has the leading male role opposite Miss Sweet. Strand patrons will have the i i ot seeing "Diplomacy" at the same time it is being shown at the Royal in Kansas City. Installing Vulcanizing System. Raymond Haston of the Hoopy Tire Shop, accompanied by Forrest Adams, returned Wednesday evening from Kansas City where they purchased a complete Heintz Electric Vulcanizing system for the Hoopy Tire Shop.

This system, which is one of the largest and most improved of its kind in this section of the state is equipped to vulcanize the smallest to the largest balloon tire. The system is being installed at tlvj shop today. Jackson, 111. Badly Damaged by Nine Inch Rainfall JACKSONVILLE, Sept. Jacksonville today attempted to recover one of the worst storms in its history, after nearly nine inches ot rain had deluged the city Tast night, plunging the city in darkness through flooded electvir light power plants.

A small stream flowing the city ovei flowed its banks, marooning seveial iamilies in the upper stories' of their homes. In nearby towns the sewage system has overflowed, a several buildings have been undermined. LAST REHEARSAL FOR TOM THUMB'S WEDDING TOXfGHT TO 1SK GIVKX FRIDAY EVEX1XG The wedding ot Miss Jennie June Midget (Helen Ann Skinner) to Mr. Thomas Kettle) will take place Friday evening September Tenth at the First Baptist Church. This will probably be the largest reproduction a society wedding ever given in Chillicothe and no doubt will be witnessed by a large audience.

The bridal party will include Thomas Davis Jr. and Jack Reynolds as ushers Misses Peggy Marklaiid and Dorothy Jane Davis will be the little flower girls. The bride will be attended by Charlotte Muirel! and Helen Ann Grace as brides-maids and Martha Davis as matron of honor. Elizabeth Ann Waddell will carry the ring on a satin pillow. Miss Midget i be given away by her father, Richard Miller.

Her long train will be carried by Carl Jean Hill and Nancy Bray. Robert Markland will attend the groom. Rev. Page Edmundson will perform the ceremony. Preceding and following the ceremony Mis Mina Jane Slepp will sing "I Love You Truly," Miss Bettie Reynolds will be heard in a vocal solo in "Moonlight and Roses," Helton Skinner in "Silver Threads Among the Charles "When you and I were young Doris Eades "I cannot sing the old sngs" and Frances Raulie will sing Promise Floyd Turner and Miss Mary Frances Ormsby will sing a duet "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" and Elizabeth Ellen McGuire, Mar- saret Jellum and Mariam Colvin an "Old Maids' Song." Guests at the wedding will be the mother of the bride, Mrs.

Midget, Dora Oldei, the grandparents of Mr. Hilton Skinner and Martha Ellen Crandall, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thumb, John Stockton and Mary Virginia Stoddard, parents the groom the grandparents of the bride, Charles Moser and Doris Eades. Cousins of the btide, Mina Stepp, Betty Reynolds, Floyd Turner, Mary Frances Ormsby, Frances Raulie.

Old maid I guests who are expected will include, I Elizabeth Ellen McGuire, Margaret Jellum, Maiiam Colvin, the guests, Billie Vorheck, Ellis Durf.ee,! Suggest State Department for Mental Disease SURVEY SHOWS DIRECT 11ELA- TIOX IlKTWKtiX MEXTAL IMS- ORDKRS AXD CRIMK, AS- SOCIATIOX SAYE There is a direct relation between mental disorders and crime, accord- Ing to a copyrighted report of the Mifesouri Association for Criminal Justice, released today. Studies of prison populatinos have shown from 16 to 42.7 per cent mentally defective; 75 per cent of the Inmates of the city jail at St. Louis were found to be abnormal; 69 per cent of the St. Louis work-house inmates were suffering from mental and nervous disorders, and 19 per cent of the various correctional institutions for i children were defective in intelli-i gence. One of the most discouraging facts brought out by this survey is the great frequency of repeated o.Tend- ars.

Two out of three sentenced to our correctional Institutions and al- most every other one passing Use police courts hare served one or more previous sentences. Many of these should be segregated, permanently if necessary, for treatment, either mental or phyiscal, rather than sentenced for short terms and then released to commit other offenses, the association recommended. There should be a State Department for Mental Diseases, which the courts could call upon for assistance in picking 'out the mentaly deficient. Means should be provided for placing such mental deficients In institutions where they could be properly treated. Instead of the 'disgraceful spectacle often enacted in courts where a plea of insanity is made at a trial supported by hired expert testimony, the defendant should be required to submit himself to an ex-j am ination by the State Department for Mental Diseases.

The findings of this disinterested body would be submitted to the court and made available to counsel for the defendant and the state. The department for mental diseases aato should be empowered to co-operate with Department 'Of Education in a survey of school children so that the special schol facilities already provided by law for those showing marked mental disorders could be made available. Much can be done by segregating and treating the mentally deficient when they are young, thus aiding in cutting off crime at its source. Other recommendations of the association are provisions for the mental examination of inmates of the penitentiary and correctional institutions and the establishment a hospital prison for the criminal insane and defective. DEMOCRATS ARE NEAR CONTROL OF THE NEXT SENATE PRIMARY RESULTS TO DATE IX- DICATE THE ADM1XISTRA- TIOX IS IXJSIXG GROUXU The Republicans Must Win 25 Out ot 2O Contests nt the Pulls, in November to Maintain a Numerical Majority WASHINGTON, Sept.

9--Primary results to date indicate 1 the administration will have a hari time controlling the next senate. At the present line-up, thf domin- afing faction of the republican party most win 25 out of 26 contests at the polls iu November to maintain a numerical majority in the upper house --virtually an imposible task as matters stand. The Democrats need to win but two seats to throw control the senate into the hands of a uon-adnilnis- tration coalition of Democrats and independents such as exercised control in the sixty-eighth congress. If the Democrats should win eight seats from the republicans they could organize the senate, name the committee chairman and uu the legislative show, without help from the independents. Their strength, of course, cannot be estimated until November but the victory of John J.

Elaine, La Follette suporters, in Wisconsin and Smith W. Brookhart in Iowa over two administration republicans has made the independents stronger numerically than ti.ey were even in 1923, when the Lafollette Group held the balance of legislative power. Besides the gains in Iowa and Wisconsin, the independents have held strength by renominating a senatorial candidate in North Dakota. No otherindependents come up for re- n-omiiiation this year. With Elaine and Brookhart virtually certain of election in Novem- would a minimum strength of ber, the new injjpjx-'udent group eixf rciittlMiiiOxtigL' Elaine, Norris, Nye, N.

Frazier, N. and Brookhart, la. and one farmer-laborite Shipstead ot Minn. But this strength would bo swelled on a occasions by addition of other republicans whose sympathies hae often led them to vote against tho administration. This latter class includes Boah, Hiram Howell, Nebr.

3 YOUTHS CHARGED WITH MURDER IX GIRL'S DEATH ST. JOSEPH, Sept. 9--The Taylor county grand jury in session in Bedford, la. late today, returned indictments against Terrance Luton and Hal Howard, charging murder in the first degree and criminal Posse of Citizens Capture 3 Jewelry Bandits in Illinois BUCKLEY, Sept. 9--WiUiln 12 hours after three bandits had held up three jewelry salesmen aboard a crack Illinois Central train, escaping with some $500,000 in diamonds, a posse of local citizens today had captured the bandit and obtained a confession of the robbery.

Another Local Student Succeeds Miss Lois was placed Wed-i nebday by Chillicothe Business Col-, lege as stenographer for Mr. C. i a a Disti'ct Manager for the i a Insurance and in charge of the ocal i a i 1 Miss Rummage sale Saturday the Presbvterian church all iu the a Building Turner graduated from Chillicothe High School i the class of 1925, later enrolled for the Complete i ness Course at C. B. C.

and since re-, ceiving her diploma as a Complete Course graduate has been in the college office. She begins work! Monday succeeding Miss Edith Wai-' lace, a C. C. student, who is i being promoted to the Oklahoma City Seeking Relath es H. L.

Collier, assistant treasurer of Seattle, is seeking the relatives of Daniel R. McCollum, a Spanish war veteran, who formerly resided near here and who enlisted in Chillicothe in 1S9S. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of his relatives are asked to address R. McCollum, care of Mr. Collier, 101 County-City Seattle, Wash.

Efforts are being made to establish Mr. Mc- Colluni's age in collection with his claim for a pension. September Movers Among the September movers are 1 Mr. and Mrs. R.

D. Russel, who are moving Irom their country home to property at 315 Cherry Street. Mr. and Mrs. Arch Dial are moving a trom 1227 Webster Street to the Tom Baltis property at SOS Woodrow Avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Baltis and daughters left last week for Kansas City for a residence. Mr. and Mrs.

M. J. Raney are moving to the W. Gillidette property at 330 Webster Street from 505 Callioun Street. Mr.

and Russel Miller, i Bench, Ray They are two of live youths arrested following the death of Pansy Turn- Diagnal, la. high school girl, with whom they had attended a carnival August 31 in Clearfield, la. The charges against the other three boys were dismissed. Luton's home is in St. Joseph and Howard's in.

Lenox, la. Both are held in jail. I JUDGE SETS SjiJOO.OOO BAIL FOR BOY BAXDIT SUSPECT Avalon Pivsfo.vlerian Church I am hoping that it will be possbile for all ot us to attend our services: next Sunday Nothing special only the regulai services, which are always the all important thing for people on the Lord's Day. Everybody come. M.

R. Dougherty. Rummage sale Saturday at the Presbyterian chuvrh all day. 9-2t Dressmaking anil Altering Mrs. Emma DeVorss of 903 Polk Street is now ready to do dressmaking and altering Phone 1591-W.

9-6t Mrs. F. F. Ross are moving to the Victoria Apartment on North Washington Street and Jones and a i to i i at 57 Wilson St. Mr and Mrb.

Duk Epperson are moving trom 721 Curtis Street to 801 Graves Street Walter Kincaid and I tamily are i 707 Missouri' Avenue to 412 Raynavd Street and Mr. and Mrs A. J. Llewellyn will move this week to apartments at 600 1-2 Street. Myers and Marvin Wilson.

Other guests: Billy Waddell, Helen Dorothy Edmiuiclson, Omer Hill, Wayne Cuff, Geraldine Nichols, Charles Grace, Ruth Walden, Jesse Longwell, Alice Walden, Maurine Owens. Donald Gordon, Noland Bray, Delores Shields, Clifford Harrison, Imogene Harrison and Ruby Cox. Mrs. Joseph McElvaiu will preside at the organ. The above progiam is being spoil-1 sored by the officers and teachers of I the primary and beginners depart-, nient of the First Baptist church.

GUY K. SILVERS OF BUTLER A DEPUTY CLERK, SUPREME COURT JEFFERSON CITY, Sept. 9--Guy Silvers, today was appointed deputy clerk the supreme court! to succeed the late Robert W. row. He was appointed by Jacob Allen, clerk of the couit.

Silvers, a democrat, was formerly connectedj i the office and now practices! law with his father at Butler. Gen. Fang Has Declared War on Chang Kainshek NEW YORK, Sept. 9--When Cornelius O'Neill, IS, pleaded not guilty in general sessions today to an Indictment charging him and another man with first degree robbery, his lawyer, Joseph Wassernian, demanded that bail be fixed. "Yes," acquiesced Judge Max S.

Levine, "I'll fix bail--at Eight dollars was taken in the holdup. PEKIN, China, Sept. 9--Gen. Sun Chaun Fang, lieutenant of We Pei Fu, commander of Northern forces, today declared war On Chang Kain- shek, who is regarded as the dominant leader of the Canton govern- SEXATOR M'KIXLEY, Works Up MARTINSVILLE, Sept. 8-Senator William B.

McKinley of Illinois, a patient in a sanitarium here, today was given his first semi-solid nourishment for two weeks and ask- meut, and ordered mobilization foj more The Sellator is stron er native troops in several provinces. Of all animals only the polecat and the porcupine have absolutely no sense of fear. than he has been since his last severe relapse Sunday. Throughout the day he has seemed stronger. Hi8 pulse of ninety-six is more regular than it has been and his breathing ia less alarming the physician said.

The rat is the only wild animal that lives under the same roof with; man. Charlie Chaplin is expected to arrive for the MulRel-Thuinb Wedding. The guinea pig is born with all i Commodore Xutt of course will tur, his teeth and with his eyes open, attend Tom Thumb's Wedding. The giraffe is he only animal a Paper money will stand being fold- utters no sound. I ecl about2.00() times before it breaks.

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