The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on June 27, 1923 · Page 1
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THB NEW! BRINO* THE NEWS FlRiT TO CENTRAL, ANO WESTERN KANSAS THE HUTCHINSON NEWS ^ THE NEWS MAS THI LARGEST CIRCULATION OF THE PAPEHS IN CENTRAL KANSAS VOL. XXXVIII. HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, WEDNESDAY, JUN.E 27, 1923 LAST EDITION. 4 O'CLOCK NO. 270. THE PRESIDENT IN ZION PARK Mr. and Mm. Harding and Party Down in Southwestern Utah. HE TALKED IN SALT LAKE Taxation and World-Court ths Two Themes— Mormon Tabernacle Was Jammed. (By TIic Associated Press) On Board Tr»8ldent Harding 's Spe- of the St. Louis Christian Advocate and at prouent chaplain at. Barnes Hospital, St. Louli, editor of tha Nashville Christian Advocate, the organ of the Southern Methodist Church, to succeed Dr. Thomas N. Ivoy, who died rec«ntl)r. HAVE MORE MONEY FOR FARMERS TO BORROW Member of Federal Farm Loan Board Explains Need of Farmer Financing. (By Th« Associate* Press) Rockford, 111., June 27.—Forty- eight million dollars of government capital.. will he made available tor clal Train, Juno 27.—-President Hard-1 emergency use of tho farmers of the ETNA IN A NEW ERUPTION TODAY Reported to be Violent on South Side of Italian Volcano. VISIBLE TO NAKED EYE Feared That the Observatory Has Been Overwhelmed by the Flow of Lava.' lng travelled into southwestern Utah today to visit '/.Ion park, the first of the'throo national playgroundo he plans to see during his western trip. The entry to tlio park selected by the president (wis Codar City nndliiu train left l\>r thore shortly before midnight, lust night from Salt Lake City after the c-hief'oxecutive had concluded hLa tiixth prepared address of tho trip. Tabernacle Was Filled. The audience which fHled the his Mormon tabernacle, seating 12,000 and overflowed into the temple grounds iwid the assembly hall nearby, heard the president discuss two subjects— one of which was taxation, which he selected prior to tho beginning ot hia trip because ot Utah being the home Klnance committee. Tlio other subject was the administration's proposal for American membership in the permanent court ot International justice and was discussed by htm In an extemporaneous addition to his prepared address. tlon ot his address outlined what the . American government has accomplished in decreasing government costs nnd taxation and appealed for decroase of expenditures and taxes by —tiffitSi. .»aar 'r • -<>r,iii i r .'i itfWi 11 \ 'Itff f mouts. Tills portion of the president's discussion of taxation received tho most applause. "Keep your eye overlastingly on those who administer your government units for you; your town, your county, your state, your national government. Ma.k« them understand that you are applying the rule of thrift and savings In your personal attairs and require them to apply It In their management of your public affairs. )t they fall, find other public servants •who -will succeed. It they succeed, give them such encouragement and Inspiration as will be represented by a full measure, o! hearty appreciation lor their efforts." —The World Court, In appealing for sentiment favoring American adhesion to the world court, the president aroused greater onthust- .... asm than in his discussion ot tax problems. War, he said, had revealed the soul ot America and given the nation an inspiration. But; ho added . the United Statos, under the stress ot poBt-war adjustment had drifted from its aspiration. "I want America .to have something ot a spiritual fdeal.'^the preat- -dent thon asSerted. "I am seeking American sentiment In favor of an international court of justice. I Vant America to play her part- in helping the world to abolish war." Concluding his visit late .today to Zlon park, the president will retraco bis way northward and continue on to Idaho, where tomorrow he will make two addresses, one at Pocatello and tho other at Idaho Falls. country by the debentures plan ot "tho agricultural credits act of 1923," according to Merton I.. Corey, of Washington, D. C, member of the fedeFal farm loan board, In an address today before tho Illinois Hankers' association. Explaining that tlio farmer must have special financial attention, Mr. Corey denied tho declaration in Borne quarters, that the fanner has hud as fair a chance to borrow money as men in other occupations. Takes Much Time. "The farmer," he said, "requires a year for planting, harvesting and orderly-marketing ot his grain, and as long as three years for the breeding, fattening and marketing ot his livestock. He-has not been given credit facilities comparable to the business man's systom." He added that during tho laBt financial depression, country banks were-(-.ailed on by city banks to liqui­ date'indebtedness and tho farmers in turn were called upon by the country banks to meet their ohl- _ marketing of crops J antt-'Iiiitiic'iture Herds in such volume and on short notice that tho prices realized were less than the coBt of production. CBy Tho Associated Press) London, June 27.—A new and violent eruption broke out this morning near the summit on tho south side of Mount Etna, plainly vltibls to the naked eye In Catania, saya a Rome despatch to the Central News. It Is feared the observatory has been overwhelmed. Professor Carrara reports tho new flow of lava is progressing at the rate of a kilometer an hour. BONUS COMMISSION DEFENDED THE SOLDIER 1916 BY GOV CAPPER Must Be Returned to Prison Because They Have Violated Paroles. Said the Regular Fighter Should Have His Part in State Bonus Money. THROUGH THE ROCKIES Topblta, Kan., Juno 27.—Three men paroled by Gov. Capper in 1916, must return to tho stale penitentiary to complete their terms.> They are C. H. Charles, convicted,of_murder; H. L., Efoltmau, burglary', and Louis Howard, bank robbery. Judge Wendorff ot the Loavenworth county district court, has denied their applications for writs of habeas corpus and has remanded them to prison, Attorney General Griffith announced today. The three were released along with a number ot others who voiced a desire to enter military service. Terms ot all tho paroles were that they should be revoked If tho men Indulged In- Intoxicating liquor, carried firearms or violated state laws. Following tho war Charles was convicted of selling liquor, Bolton was arrested for alleged participation in a postotfico robbory, and Howard was found carrying firearms. Ijast March Gov. Davis rovoked their paroles and tho three men then sought release under -habeas corpus proceedings. NIGHT MAIL AVIATION IS BEING PLANNED NOW Mail by Air From New York to San Francisco is Being Worked Out. FORMER BANK HEAD HED FOR FORGERY Topoka, Kan., Juno 27.—Tho stato tortuwHw" t'Utitatfirs^*; toda.y~*ite- foudod the claims of tho regular soldiers, navy and marine corps mon vnho would be deprived «6-"f the bonus by tho ruling that those In the servlco prior to the entry of the United States 'Into thj^^^jj^r" mm* i *--T"rr '^l7rr' ,aa..answer 1 HlWla-'tho supreme court, the commission declared that Kansas men who 'entered the service prior to April 0, 1917, were actuated by patriotic motives in anticipation iot their country joining the allies, and spurred to this action by warfare conducted by Germany against the interests of the United States. In the long 13 page answer, a list of causes of the war, suah as submaring of merchant and passenger ships, and devastation of Belgium, are given. The commission asks that.fhe bonus claims of those 4,000 men -fie upheld by tho court. In Training Camps. The' commission also...rnadnitatns In Ha answer that Kansas men In the two olfliceTs" training camps should bo allowed this time on bonus payments, pointing out that in every tense ot tho word iihey were performing military duty, although not actually enlisted. As to tho third disputed point, the fixing of June 30, 1919 as the time limit for bonus reckoning, the commission holds that it fixed that date in koopitig with authority vested In it by law, and -in tho belief that most of tho Kansas men had returned home by tihat dato. The fourtii Issue, that of pro-rating the bonus payments so as to include all claims* withiu *bo $25,000,000 appropriated, tho board contends that nolthar the attorney general nor tho bonus commission is empowered to establish such a ruling and asks the oourt'B decision on that point. PfifJ. HARDING VEST Spm 'WXtf 'M "routine uiu vwftiw- •BW6 THE 7HWPK£0/DMr TOLEWE rue u.s. WHILE //v omce DIDN'T STAY UP - FOR THE LIMIT Men Who Tried For New Air Record Forced Down, HAD GENERATOR TROUBLE They Refueled Their Machine During the Morning and Made That Record Perfect. San Diego, Calif., Jur.f 27.—Captain Lowell II. Smith nnd l.lept. John 11. Hichter, army aviators who early to- d'ay took the air in an aUt-mpt to set world aviation records wort* forced to descend at 10:2!> u'cNu-k tills morning, duo lo the i,'oii.-r;Ltor.-( of tht^lr motor having Imrnctl out. Smith and Hli'hier had been In the air slightly than six bourn W-IHMI compelled rwor-d Kl 'nrtM. oil !-''i>;*H ntir.oiincod •n'iip.i; of tho flight .. Cleveland, .0.. June 27.—Arrangements hero for the.through air mall service between New York and San Francisco, which will be started about August. 1, have been completed by James L. Davis, of Washington, nsi ststant superintendent of the railway mail scr.v-lce. Tho 3,000 milos will bo covorod by 14 pianos which will travel in laps, in about 28 hours flying time. , The planes will fly by night between Chicago and Cheyenne, Wyo., Davis said. The aviators will tie . guided by beacons capable of piercing •difficult atmospheric conditions and of being eeen fifty miles. Emergency fields have been, located- and ,will be ilghtod every . 25 miles over the prairie. DR. SMITH CHOSEN. Arkansas City,' Kan., Juno 27 William M. Stryker, former president of the Security National bank and former clerk of the board of education, was bound "over to the district court today by Justice J. W. Martin on the charge of embnzzkiment and forgery on nine counts in the sum of $6,007 or funds of the school board, in connection with erection of the now «»nior high school building here in 1921-22. Ho furnished, bond of $6,000 for appearance In district court at Wlnfield at tho next regular term of court. He and his family, are now living In Parsons, Kansas. She was formerly Miss Mabel Kane ot that city. GREW NEW SET OF TEETH AFTER WATT ABOUT A THIRD OF INCH OF RAIN This Much Fdl in Hutchinson ListNight-rOthcr Rains Over State. MAY SEIZE THE LIQUOR STEAMERS This May Be the Next Move in Settlement of the Ship Boze Difficulty. Mrs. Fravel Dead at 80 Was Formerly a Resident of Hutch- inson. ANOTHER WAVE OF SHORT STOCK SELLING He Is to Be Editor of Methodist Paper Down at Nashville. Nashville Tenn., June 27.—The book committee of tbo'Southem'-'Mcth. odlst Church today elected Dr..Alfred !F. Smith of St. Louis, lately editor WEATHER AND ROADS i Pittsburg—Partly cloudy, roads good. Emporia—Cloudy, light rain, roads sllppory. Salma—Clear, roads muddy, hard rain ovor-night. Topoka—Portly cloudy, roads muddy. Wichita—Clear, roads good. I Arkansas City—Clear, roads good. I Coffeyv-llle—Clear, roads gtuHh? Kansas City—Threateeiag,,'- ro*4a Slippery. , . - HutaWnsou—Clear, roads good. Coffeyvllle, Kan., Juns 27.—Although she was M years of age Mrs. Elizabeth Fravel, Who died hero lost night at the home of her son, Samuel 'Fravel, recently had been blessed with five now teeth, a third set •which oame after a toothless era of forty years. In all, she had fourteen sound teeth at the time of her death. Also, for the past six years she had been able to road newspaper print without the aid of glasses. Mrs. Fravel was tho widow of Charles H. Fravel, who died at Hutchinson five years ago. Burial ivHt.-be at Laraed. Now York, June 27.—Another wave of short soiling and liquidation occurred in today's stock market, pushing more than fifty stocks down to tho lowest prices of the year, including many representative issues. Willie tho soiling was not In large volume, it was so persistent an to indicate that much ot it crane - from \ discouraged Investors. - Mrs. Fravel had many friends and acquaintances when she lived In Hutchinson at 425 Avenue F east. WATERMELONS WORTH MORE. Extreme Heat In Many Section* Raised Prices. Chicago, June 27.— Extreme heat in many sections ot the country Increased the demand during the past woelt for tho very scarce watermelons and oavlots roso to 11 ,090 and above In New York and' Mttsb-urgh according to th« weekly fruit and vegetable review of tho federal bureau of agricultural economic* Issued today. The prlca range In New York City was *460 to W100. Th» forecast Cor watermelon production In nine early states, gives a total of 36,000,000 melons, compared wit*. $6,600,000 tar 1932. The week's, •shipments averaged 1 DO cars a day 4gftlo*t about 672 cars for ths oor- respoadtu* weak last ysa** FIRED 6 SHOTS AT / JUGOSLAV PREMIEt (By Th* Associated Press) London, June 27.—A Central News dlapatoh from Bsltffads says six shot* were fired at ths Juflo-Slavlan premier, Nikola Pao- hltch, as ha was leaving parliament, but that he escaped unharmed. A man named Rajltch was arrest«d. 18 GREAT INTEREST. it Is In Latonla Derby t» Be Run Saturday, Latonia, Ky., June 27.— Great Interest Is being manifested In the 116 ,000 added Latonla derby renewal, to ba run hero Saturday, westerners all using eager to havo a jook at Zev, tho horse that has won every start this year, •with the exception of the Prealc- nese, la which ha was defeated by Visit. Hutchinson had a light rain during last night, the measurement at tho Crescent park guage being .32 of an inoh. It .was during the latter hours ot tho night and cooled tiio air a great deal. The.rains in this vicinity have not interfered with tho harvest hero aud work Is going on today as before. Rains Over the. State. Topeka Kan., June 27.—'Iluin-'Tast night and, accompanied by high wind and electrical disturbance was general over the northern halt of tho state with scattered ahow- ors elsewhere. Willie the rain was ot great benefit to mo«t crops, it was very detrimental to tho wheat, the tendency being to cause the ripe grain to lodge and reports indicate that in many fields in which wheat had Just beun cut, the shocked grain was scattered by tho wind. Heaviest In North. Itain was heaviest in North Central Kansas, Clyde reporting 2.32 inches. G-ood'land, near the Colorado border reported .74; Llndshorg, 1.17; Solomon 1.4-6; Randolph 1.43; Blue Rapids .99; Topeka .91. The highest turn- perature in the stato yesterday wis 96 at Fort Scott; the minimum 56 at Ooodlaird and Dresden Inst night. Lower temperatures prevailed today as result of storm. Favorable to Corn. The last week lias been very favorable to corn growth as well its harvesting, says tho weather bureau's weekly report today. Some complaint has been received that the wheat kernels are shriveled as u result of tho sudden change from wet to hot weath- In the extreme southeastern counties the corn Is from 8 lo 6 feet high, and Is beginning to tassel, the report says. Wheat Being Harvested. Wheat harvest has oiteudod to the northern counties aa far west as Cloud and Ottawa - counties and Is from a fourth to half done In the southern counties. In the northwestern conn ties the grain has not yet commenced to turn. In the southwest there Is very little wheat to cut, the report states. Wire Interference. Kansas City, Mo., June 27.—A rain and electrical storm crippled telephone and telegraph wires in this vlolulty early today. The American Telephone and T-elograph company reported wires out north, oast and south of Kansaa Olty. No reports- of sca-lous property damage) hare been received. The rainfall hers was light It followed several days of Intense, heat. Big Rain at Sallna. Sallna, Kan., June 27. —Hain, measuring from 1.16 to 1.08 Inch «s In this vlolnity over -night,, accompanied by a terrlflo wind, knooked a lot ot wheat down and Interfered greatly with 'harvesting. Wind and. Eleotrlo Storm. Junction Olty, Kaa, June $7. —Considerable damaxs was dons to wheat by the hardest wind and oleotrlo IS LAWLESS Governor, of That State Give* - Reasons For Establishing Martial Law. Washington, June 27. —A now regulation prohibiting the bringing of liquor into American waters after a certain advance date next month, under penalty of seizure of the liquor-carrying ship and arrest of its captain, Is understood to have been virtually agreed upon today as a result of conferences "among 'officials. Washington,- Juno 27-—Solzurc by the United Suites of foreign voxels bringing liquor In violation of tho supreme court decision and treasury rogulatton <3 Is understood to havo boon comiidored 1a a sc-rios ot conferences today betweflii treasury and prohibition officials. Thus far there liasj)etin no attempt to do more than confiscate the liquor itself, hut some ot the officials who sat In the conference are understood to have urged that more drastic stops should be udopttid if foreign shipping pompanioa are t.o continue their policy of oponly disregarding tho treasury ruling against bringing liquor &tores Into American jurisdiction. No decision was announced. Notice le Given. Foreign V O r n m e n B are to l; o notified again ot this goveniiiwufs in- teirt'Ion to enforce the Hiiprome court's sued (Continued ou Pago 9.) WEATHER REPORT. Tempera.turo Past National 4 P. M 82 6 P. M S3 8 P. M 81 10 P. M 30 12 Midnight 8a 3 A. M Ct> | 24 Hours, Dulldino. < A. M fl A. M 8 A. M 10 A. M 12 Noon 2 P. M WEATHER FORECAST. Kan&as—Partly cloudy ^tonight ajul Thursday, coo -ler tonight. (CoGtlmiod cm F«g« ft.) (Py Tho Associated Prena) Okmulgee, Okla., June 27.—All except a "small force" of tho Oklahoma national guard units which arrived here this morning to enforce martial law In Okmulgee county following Gov. Walton's proclamation yesterday were ordered returned to their homos and demobilized. Brig. Gen. Alva Niles said in a statement here this afternoon. The statement said that Sheriff Jolm IIUHSOU had turned hits office | over to tho military forci-a, which would operate as a law enforcement, body, and that none o<f the other governmental or court- biK'.ine^ri tvf tho county would bo interfered with. ICx- tra ordinary meetings were banned but thorns of common routine are to he permitted, it waa Htnted. Instances of law violations are be- In:-? "rigidly investigated" and the RuiUy will he proeowkul against through the usual -agencies, the .-statement tiuld. {liy The Ari ^'K'IatOtl Press) Oklahoma C'lty, Okla., Juno 27.— Oporationti of 'i;c.vle:.;i mobs that have been committing outrages hi Okmulgee county tor montha," and not merely the statement of tlireo clti- Jiwra detailing alleged abust) of official authority by deputy .sheriffs, prompted Gov. J. C. Walton t.u proclaim martial law In Okmulgee county, ho told the AKsui 'lated I'rffin, llo said tho statement waa "inoroly tlio climax." The governor Bald that four other 88! oouiulort In the trtata wwo theate>ne<l -•WjwiUi tho sain*) alleged condition a.4 h.6 l9 I said existed in Okmulgee uouiM-y. I Caddo County, Too. "CauVlo county is on the verge of tho »ume thing," h« declared, "I am going to sUtmp mob rulo and mob violence out of Oklahoma if 1 havo to put every county under military law aud leave them Uhero an long as I am governor." "I have tried and trt*d to got result's through the regular oiril age-n- ! d&a without BUCC-033," tho «oYera «r declured. "Ijocal officiate aro too often alLlwd with these HOCTUI , lawless mob* ajiil I hav* fotU'/a nx> result* I am determined to got rtraulta* "Okmulgee county Is going to stay undoT maxU-al law until I SJUX Witki- fied I havo suffioienit* enforcement thero." Much Mob Vlolsnce. Tho governor declared that throughout tho fits months that, ho Una boon In office ht» has received rcporU of mob vlolonoo in Okmulgee county. "Sovora-'l mon-thu ago there waa a murder In Honryotta" Gov Walton recounted. "I not rwall the rnan'fl name but hin brother waa In my office last weok aftlUng me to do something to apprehend tho slayers. Ho eaid that he Imd triad to investigate, but had been warned secretly that un- he stopped the inquiry and left the city he, too, would be found dead." "Many other similar Incldtints have btnm brought to my attention. It ia not only the alleged depredation* o* (Continued on Pago 9.). ahiimlon their Par:i.'.d at liock • tlio official > was 1U: 1S a. JI i. Smith ami Rn"hf*"r up to Mm time they wvre forced du'.vn had btM.= :i making excellent limo and gave evury iu- dica-tion of hanging up a new world records. 'Foil-owing tiho landing It wa» sULted thai the generators of--the engine had been completely burned out. After an examination of Hie phi no, it waa statc>d that new gt<:teratnr» w-miId ho installed tmlay and that Smith and Ulehtor will take the air ahout daybreak tomorrow in a fr> s!i attempt to lowor a via;. Ion reiord.-i for f-;H.'Cxl, duration and distance. (My Tlio Ass..,.,.,.!,-.,] 1 Flaij UiogoOaH^J, j0*±+ mm *.Ll^^^^rA'o^**^ ii: ^ '"' ™ •^YtH"h'' 1 '"iTt :»:4a o'clock ihJa morning when fifty gallons of ga r>o 11 n e wan tra n s ;'e r r ed i'ro m a plane pi'- {•>•[ by l.itiit^. Virgil Hin >M aiul Frank .sjn .T lo the piano In wlihm (.'apt. Smith and Ijjout. Itichtcr are endevivoring to o-s-tahliidi a ue\.* series of world aviation re-eordd. Hun Diego. Calif. Jimv 27.—Captain Lowell H. S1 j 1 it:» , A nittriean preniJer forestry patrol flyfT ar.-d his noted wingmate, !,k?uf. J.-»hn H. 1 tic liter, took off from Uorfcwnll Field at *t:43:43 2-5 o'ciovk this morning In a Havilaud plain* in w hli;h they hope ti> remain aloft for four daya and four niglitis an<l to l.reak or t'statdish 1U J aerial rwrords, among-tliem being th*i ouduvauce record wUii-h tV.ey hu^o to attain by r'.vfueling hi midair. Star Shell Fired, A star aboil finvj by Lien!. Virull HInefl, notifi'.MJ observers statin -iiM at tho three pylo'.'ia. several milen apart., that, Snuitli and Itkhter were on th* wing. Perfect Hying weath 1 r greeted tho two atnucm for tho star-i of their re- marltiihlo (light along the fifty kilometer cours-o. The thi'eo pylons during tho hours of darkness will tie brilliantly illuminated by ehMric Beaten lights Lu order tha* Snutii and '1Uoliter may quickly piek up the Turning jiolnUs. GOVERNMENT GETS MONEY FROM KATY Washington, June 21.~ The government cahUMl 5.:t,<ii>rt,i')n,-» in a final s*-t- tlonient made today v.lth th-: Mis- »'as ltailn >i 'id ( em|»any of T(.:x.a:{ for v.-artime raiirotul admin!- ntralion. 'I'he 1 -orporat,ifci iwii found to be a debt«.-r to the ;rovei *ji *.nent after atljuB-iment of all »rroniiis and turned ovfrr u> tho trt-ix-ury ?«0i.i.000 in cash an<l wecuritiey vained at WINDSTORM AT ATCHISON. Atchison, Kan., June 27.—A windstorm approaching a tornado In violence caused con si d era Lie damage In Atchison and vici nity early today, unroofing farm building*, uprooting trees and breaking windows, tic one wa-s injured. WOULD INCREASE STOCK. Kansas City Telephone Company Wants More Money, Kansas City, Mo., Juno ^'7, Th* Kansas City Telephone Company today sent a petition to the Mi -iourl public service commission askin;; [cr- ruisttlon to hvcreafia Its common stock six million dollarn. Permission is also askod to sell 'he new Issue ro the HouthwoBt-'ru Hell Telephone Company. Thia iM looked upon as a .step in tha direction of tho acquisition ef operr.t- h;b;'ph<me in t ere its- y and his ys .-iin '-.Liteji in MtRsouri and Kuii.-...,, by the iJell Company. lng control of the of Theodnro tlar> 'RAH. ,0 DITTO 'RAH, a THE AVF.RA'JE MAN. <'hleago. June • Y rank Cac- cole, Today on a eh.-.r^ti of ic>r.-^'apeort of his 2V) pouud Itflde ot eight days when ho do(;l?.red h« could not support a Hlsteriu-law, a brother in-iav,- nnd oUJit oUildruii v.ho Insisted on living-with hiJii, and thuf. hU w|{< ftto too niUah. The court hold liutt Cac*<:olft only promised to support his vriv.i v. he married her, and not her relatives. Denvtir Klan Meeting. Iton v o r, ( X->\ o., J u u d 2 7.—O v or th* tftlvgraphcti pi ot*>sl& of Gov, W. BL Sweut of Colorado aud scores of otb-wr promAneuL men. Mayor IHmjamln IT, BUpleton of Denver today announced h* would iaaue a permit to the Ka Klux Kl»n tor we of tin* city-owued Huditoriuin for a public aisetias ^ched- uied for tyiaight.

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