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SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1923 THE HUTCHINSON NEWS. PAGE THIRTEEN. FRANK LEWIS IS NAMED TREASURER WiU Take County Vacancy at ^ Noon Tuesday. MANY BAD CHECKS HED Those Writing Checks on Fourth State Bank Will be Called f^J, on For New Payment. / Frank 1/owis will becomo county trcasiiror of Reno county succeeding L. J. Adklnson, resigned, next Tuesday nt noon. The appointment was made by trie board of county eommlssionera late last evening after tlia resignation ot Mr. Adklnson, growing put of the holding of a $34,171 check on the defunct Fourth State bank for nix monthB, had been nccepted. Mr. 'Lewis will fill out the first term of Mr. Adkinson wh-tah oxpires next tfctolrer and on all UklUiood -will .be appointed to succeed himself for the Hvo-ye»r term boglnnlng then. Haa Been Deputy Clerk. Wr, Lewis hae been connected with county affairs for many years, being for a long tljne assessor for the bust- ivess districts He has been deputy county clerk since Fred Uutz toolf'of- fice and handled the direct supervision of the an?ossnient this spring. His knowledge of tax matters, it was believed by the board, make him highly qualified. ; Mr. Lewis said today he was not ready to announce the •full personnel of his office force but will retain Mrs. Mollie Vosberg as one of his deputies. •Mr. Lewis has selected his other as, sistants but said today ho was not ready to announce the names. The board of commissioners adjourned last night until Monday by which time it Is expected some word will have been received from the company on Mr, yVdklnsqu's bond. Many Bad Checks on Hand. One of the first RCIs of the new treasurer will be to separate the checks of Fourth State Bank depositors, now held for taxes and return these with notice to make substitute payment. At the close of each tax paying neriod hundreds of checks In blank are mailed to the treasurer to be filled out at the time the receipts are written. From one to two months are required to clean up this mail business. Naturally there are many cheats on the defunct bank which are now worthless. This means that those paying taxes by check on the Fourth .State will have- to arrange other payment. They will he permitted to Ignore the penalty providing payment Is made immediately on notification. slon -was of the home made -variety. It consisted of a live gallon copper powder can with a copper funnel ^connecting wHli flie spiral tube or worm. The other rald'wns made nt the homo of Clifford Darrett, colored, of 121 Avenue D east. A jtig containing enough liquor for evidenco wi* found. Darrett and his wife, Ruth Darrett were arrested on a bone dry charge. . Alex Varn and S. H. Clay, both colorod, were picked up as witnesses In the Harris case. They are being held for investigation. Tobe Jones, of Fort Worth, colored, .•was arrested last night -when he complained of Officer H. O. Terfilnger because he "was cheated out of his change after he purchased throe drinks with a $20 bill. He was then driven from the placo with a gun when ho demanded his change. Jones was taken to the polico station for being drunk and tho pollco -were able to find out from him where he bought tho whiskey. The raid -was then made at the Clifford Darrett homo, Ayenue D east. SAM AMIDON IS TO BOOST M'ADOO GOLDFIELD IS DESOLATE NOW Famous Nevada Mining Town a Block Spot in the Desert. VERY FEW BUILDINGS LEFT Famous Goldfield Hotel There, With Station, Poatoffice and the Elks Club. N many respects, but very forgetful. Ho had been sent to a distant city to Interview an Important client, when the head of his firm received this telegram; "Have forgotten name of client. Please wire at once." The reply he received was n masterpiece of sarcasm, Irony or something. It ran: "Client's name Jenkins. Your name Smith."—The Lawyer and Hunker (New Orleans.) THE SMOKE OF LIQUOR BATTLE CLEARING AWAY Volstead Act May Get to the Supreme Court in an Entirely New Way. Wichita Man May Be Chosen as Manager of the; Campaign of Latter. TWO FARMER-LABOR PARTIES ARE FORMED Both Are Intending to Launch "Programs of Intensive Activity .'I T Chicago, July 7. —Defeated in efforts to promoto unity of political action among minority political and industrial groups, but well satisfied with results, farmer-labor party and federated farmer-labor party delegates went home today, each intent on putting its finger in tho 1924 political Pie. Leaders of the farmer-labor party, who' fought against affiliation with the federated party in the face of a »plit in their own ranks, said their] party wns "freed of a red menace and on its feet stronger than ever in pursuit of'independent political satisfaction." Tho federated farmer-labor party welcomed to" its ranks the delegates who bolted Uie farmer labor convention and elevated five of them to its executive committee. To Launch Programs. Both parties prepared to Jauneh programs of intensive activity, leading to individual platforms, and presidential candidates in 1924. Jay G. Brown, national secretary of the farmer-labor party, said his party would Immediately approach all groups of workers who could accept its principles and solicit their affiliation. William Bouck, representing farmers of Washington, was elected national chairman of the federated H'arty. Nationalization of all public utilities is advocated in the federated party platform, which includes declarations for operation of industries on a basis of Increased control by farmers and workers, security against destitution, unemployment, sickness and high prices, 8-hour maximum •work day; compelling the federal reserve bank to servo farmers ami •workers; child labor to over 18 years; minimum living wage; soldier Bonus, soojai, maternity and insurance laws. Resolutions adopted by the conference urged recognition of soviet Russia and Mexico, elimination of military propaganda from public schools, «m<l enfranchisement of citizens in the District of Columbia. New York, July 7. —Detailed plans for launching a William G. McAdoo for president boom have been worked out at a dinner of a dozen of his most intimate friends here, the New York livening Post said today. Although Mr. McAdoo has not formally announced his candidacy, his supporters were declared to bo confident his hat would be in the ring. The dinern, meeting recently ostensibly to honor Samuel B. Amidon, national Democratic committeeman, from Kansas, picked Mr. Amidon to handle the McAdoo campaign, the Evening Post says. Talked of Ford. Discussion of Henry Ford's chances was Bald to have occupied a good deal of tlie diners' time. The • McAdoo strategists concluded, that If McAdoo announced his caridldacy, soon enough; he could p.pike a Ford Democratic boom, -although tho Detroit manufacturer probably still would have to be reckoned with as third party canidate. Smith and Underwood, they decided, were not especially dangerous, it being held that, their "wet" trend was politically unpopular. Cox, the Democratic standard bearer in the 1KU race, was believed by 1he diners to be McAdoo's most powerful opponent, reports reaching them that Kentucky, Ohio and at least two other other mld- dlewoslern states were lining up for Cox. Davis, the diners decided probably would «nter the convention 4vith a good show of strength led by his native '\V[!,^t Virginia contingent but most of this strength it was declared could be swung to McAdoo. The diners discussed the relative strength of formor <iov. Cox of Ohio, (lev. Smith of New York, Senator Underwood; former Ambassador to Great Britain, John W. Davis and Henry (Ford, concluding that McAdoo couhj enter the convention with 400 delegates and with many others ready to switch their votes to him as soon as they had registered "favorite son" choices. Amidon to Europe. Mr. Amidon, now on his way to Europe, Is expected to return in September, by which time It is said McAdoo club will have been formed in many states and the campaign be ready to be brought out Into the open. Among those present at the dinner were Stuart O. Clbboney, secretary ot tho Wilson campaign committee in 1912; Byron R. Newton, collector of the port of New York under the Wilson regime; Frank Wilson, publicity director for the third and fourth Liberty Loan drives; W. Judson Tim- inlus, Insurance, broker; David Hunter Miller, attorney; K. Bright Wilson, preBirieiit of tho Tennessee Society, and Oscar Price, motion picture distributor. (By Tho Ansoclntcd Tress) Goldfield, Nov., July 7.—Goldfield cmce^a synonym for fabulous wealth, quick fortunes, gambling and all tho hurry and bustle of a wostern 'boom town, Is but another namo for desolation today. The desert blew a windy : supreme co blast yesterday, fanue-d a Tire -which ^ j>i aco j on officials said had been set as an elsode in a bootleggers' feud and swept the flamesVfrom end to end ot the community. As a result one man is dead, a woman is reorted missing and damage estimated at possibly $1.500,0<HJ was done. « But Little Left. Of all the streets of houses known to miners, the prospectors an<l the sportsmen who flocked thither to see the Cans-Nelson lightweight championship fight -in 19*0, only half a dozen buildings remain today. Of these the Goldfield hotel, where miners and dress suited promoters gathered, stands alone. Though the fire raged across the street from it, this structure escaded virtually unscathed. Other buildings standing are the railroad station, the postofflce. tho old John S. Cook and Company barfk •building, the Elks Olub and the hospital, from which Dr. Charles H. BlaV; and his wife yesterday carried ten patients—all there were—when the flames threatened to take It. The rest Is waste, charred walls, smould­ ering ashes ami smoking ruins. / Wntcr and Dynamite. Gofdfleld gave the flames a hard battlo. Water, piped 30 miles from a spring In the mountains, and dynamite, from the stores of mines and the magazines of supply houses, were used against them. Hut the Water supply was Inadequate, the dynamite only made fresh kindling out of the fiimsy structures. Though for years Goldfield, which once was a city of 25,000 had more houses than ita dwindling population needed, last night there were not roofs enough for the thousand that remained when the fire started. From Tonopau and from other Nevada cities, even from California, went food, clothing or "other relief to the stricken town. Will Rebuilt It Last night hundreds of refugees huddled on the hillsides amid what possessions they had been able to cave, nf slept as best they could.In rehabilitated miners' shacks on t.!n» outskirts or the city. Others went by train or automobile to Tonopah, sister city of the desert. 30 miles away. They carried #ord that they and those left behind would rebuild their city. B Washington, July 7.—With the smoke of the ship liquor battle clearing away, there are growing indications that the next featuro ot the prohibition law to be brought into the court may he the limitation the right of physicians to prescrlbo llcpior for medicinal purposes. A decision handed down yesterday by Judge Hourquln at Helena, Mont., is the second in recent weeks la.which federal courts have held the physician's limitation section of the law unconstitutional. Matter Being Considered. •Judge Knox in New York made the same-finding in a case brought us a test, and although department of justice officials have not yet. taken an appeal to the highest, court there is evidence that the question is under serious consideration at the office of the attorney-general. The position ol thoso who have attacked tha section limiting tlie amount of liquor physicians con prescribe as medicine has been based oa the; wording of the eighteenth amendment Itself, which says that manufacture and -salo of intoxicating liquors "for beverage purpose," is forbidden. It was argued In congress when the subject was under debate that tho amendment did not deal- In any sense with -medicinal iquors and that any attempt hy laV to go that length in regulating liquor consumption would be without constitutional sanction. In some cases lower courts have disagreed with,tho Montana and New- York decisions, and law enforcement officials here appear to regard an ultimate ruling by the suprUne court a-s necessary to clear away confusion and insure a uniform practice throughout the country. EXPLAIN NEED OF NEW SCHOOLS President of Board and Superintendent Outline Causes of Bond Election. PETROLEUM HEAD WAS INDICTED IN OMAHA BIAS AND PREJUDICE IS MADE THE CHARGE it is By Man Charged • With Murder Against Judge of Circuit Court. Bark- FOUND HOME MADE STILL IN A RAID Police Grab Two Negro Couples on Bone Dry Charges—Jug of "Cawn" at one Place, One still and a jug of corn Whiskey •were taken in as contraband in the 'two raids which were conducted last night by Chief of Detectives Duckworth, who was 'assisted by Officer Cunningham. The still was found at •the homo of J. W. Harris, colored, of *03 Park street e»st. Harris and hla •vlto were both arrested but were released on ibonds of $100 each. 3"he. still -JJhey had In their poeses- DECISION IN BROWN CASE NEXT MONTH? County Attorney Harry J". Brown was homo today from Topeka. whore ho argued ye-sterday the appeal of the Orville "Dutch" Brown case before the supreme court. Bro-wn's appeal was based on the denial ot a change of venue by Judge W. G. Fairchild and subsequent refusal of a new trial. Biown "was convicted by a Jury of attempted assault ..upon Carmen Trabulsi, an Assyrian girl, whom he pretended to befriend. The Vieclslon of the supreme court will be available probably at the next regular announcement of decisions, which may/ be in August. ,; HIS GOOD INTENTION DID NOT SAVE FINE It. E. Burk, of Puoblo, who was arrested yesterday for being drunk, was Uhed ?2f> and costs even though he explained to the Judge that he caiuio all the way to Kansaa tx> save tlie wheat crop tor tho farmers of this county. ' . THE DAILY RECORD Deeds. , Bar&h M. Smith to Gertrude A. Asher, lots S ana 4, blk. 21, It, L Co. oth add., Hutchlnaon. It. P. Mc-Dernied to W. H. Benton, lots 2 and 8, blk. t, EccJee 1st add., Hutchlnaon. R. . F. / McDermed to Irl 0. Dunbar, lota 17 unit 18, blk. 1, Johnson's add,, Hutchinson. Harriotts R. Hair to May J. Payne, lota 16. 10 and 17, blk. I, Hlilgow»y'» lot add., Hutchinson. Frank L. Jackson to G. L. Chesbro, e 33 ft. lot », blk. 4, D. B. Miller's, add., Hutchinson, Janus M. Rvxroad to A. E Tuttle, lots 207 and m South Mslu St, Butoh- laae*- > Columia. Mo., .lulv- 7.~ '-i "bias and prejudice," George well, indicted on a cnarse m greo murder in connection with the hanging of Jaaics T. Scott, negro, by a mob here the morning of April 21), late yesterday filed an affidavit with the county clerk of Boom! county, disqualifying Judge David H. Harris of the circuit court in this county from presiding in the Barkwell case, set for trial hero Monday. Barkwell's affidavit was supported by affidavits by J. ill. C. Schwabe, local contraolor, and Willard Fecton, local restaurant proprietor. Affidavits were filed at the same time disqualifying sheriff Fred C. Brown from acting in the case, and were followed by affidavits tiled by the prosecution disqualifying Coroner Ben 1J Baker, the legal successor to the sheriff in empanelling a Jury. Those affadivits were later withdrawn when it was agreed that a sheriff's deputy should select tlie Jury Independently of the sheriff. Both the sheriff and the coroner are witnesses for the state in the case. Was Silent. Prosecuting Attorney Hulen this morning maintained his silence re-, garding new developments In the lynching investigation which resulted in his taking the 14 year old white girl whom Scott is alleged to have attacked to Mexico yesterday in an effort to have her identify Ollio Watson as her assailant, instead of Scott •who was.hanged by the mob for the crime. Watson is being, held in Jail at Mexico on another charge. When attorneys for the defense and prosecution failed to agree upon a trial Judge, Judge Harris named Judge E. 8. Grant of Mexico, who will come to Columbia, Monday to try tho case. Judge Gantt was on the bench here at the time the special Boone county grand Jury returned the indictmentB against Barkwell and the other de- fondants In connection with the lynching. Judge Harris -was 111 at that time. Omaha. Neb., July 7..- I/. V. Nicholas, of Chicago, president of the National Petroleum Marketers' Association and former president of the L. V. Nicholas Oil Company of Omaha, was indicteif by a federal grand jury to- tiny en charges of conspiracy to -defraud and using tlie mails in pursuance of a scheme, to defraud in connection with sale of stock in the latter concern prior to July 1, 1919, Auto Caught Fire. The firo department was called to the home of Dr. Clias. P. McNa.tr, 15 Sixteenth avenue west abont 7:IS Inst, night to put out a fire In his car. The blaze had been extinguished before the fire truck arrived. Are you insured? the Klnkel agency. If not, better see BASEBALL RIVAL » OF TENNYSON'S 1$,.. FAMOUS BROOK Didn't Miss » Day. PasBiac: Jessie Skolkln, -who haa Just passed her junior year In Passlac High School, Fassiac.-'N. J., lias not missed a day's attendance since she onterede kindergarten. 12 years ago. Her brothers attended school for 10 and 11 years respectively irithout missing a session, but Jessie smashes •their records. Sarcastic Boss. Ejiiitb. Is H young lawyer, clever In The nearness to tho time when the election for the voting of bonds for a new school building at tlie^Maple street site ait^l nn addition to the Shoim.-m Junior High Sell nil. to provide more neivlecl class roums and assembly and gymnasium has caused the officers or the school Loard and the superintendent of tlie school to place the mutter before the public j just why these bonds should be voted, i The, election will he called on July j 17. V. M. Wiley, President of the ! Hoard of Kducution and J. \V. GowauH, | superintendent of the schools gave to ; the News the following statement today: To the Citizens of Hutchinson School District. Your Board of lCducation recently petitioned the ninyor to call a school bund clcctiou for the purpose of voting on the proposed issuance of $22.-|,tii .,o in school bonds. The election has been called for Tuesday, July 17th. We wish lo state briefly the ea'.^e for the action of the Hoard of Kdueatlon. New Building Only Solution. for many years there bus been a very nocieeabli- and actual need for the rephicing of the eld trade build- in;; known as the .Maple street school. The Hoard in tho past has spent con- sijernblo money in repairs cm this bdilding but the condition of the building Is such that iu their judgment, additional money spent in repairs would bo wasted. The building is insanitary, the lighting is such aS to he very injurious lo the children's eyes, and the building Is decidedly overcrowded. It is the hope of the Board that it niay be able to replace the old building with a modern sixteen room Niullding. The children of Careyvitte need school privileges within ua...inable walking distance. Last year the children below [he Junior high school attended., the Winans school, which resulted in the serious overcrowding of Unit school. Tho placing of*a school building in the Careyville section will ndt only bring school closer to the chiidreif* there, but. will also relieve tlie coiige-iticm at the Winans school. Sherman Over-Crowded. A third proposed is the addition of unotber unit to the Sherman Junlor high school building. The present building is over-crowded. I-ast year lite library bad to be moved into a room formerly used us a locker room. On the comings year it will, prebaaly be necessary to crowd tln'i cooking and sowing classes into the h'anie i room. Iu a Junior high school en assembly room Is an absolute necessity. At Bliermau a room with 1.4 1 single seats Is being used for assembly purposes. When It Is considered that tin: enrollment hist year was 6115 the complete inadequacy of this room is clearly recognized. It Is an impossible and dangerous situation. The Liberty Junior high has an assembly room with 720 seats. It is the plan to erect a unit which will add some six class rooms and an assembly room which may also serve as a gymnasium. Using the room for a dual purpose will savu thousands of dollars in construction costs. AlmOFt one-fourth ot the school children of Hutchinson would bo directly benefited by the proposed buildings. It is tlie desire of the Hoard of Edueation to give equal physical school conditions to all the children of Hutchinson and with,this In view they are asking for tlie voting of the bonds. V. M. WITJEY, , Pres. Board o[ Education. W. GOWANS, Supt Schools. Announcing The arrival of "Slacy Adams" lu-shoes for fall. "Stacy Adams" shoes are higher— We pay more for them- bat we retain the old price to you. Seven Styles All combination lasts $13.50 28 North Main $15 .00 ZB North Main EI • l Ice Tea Set m m • Ceriary Yellow with Orange Yellow Rim and Coasters. • B B • Jug, 6 Glasses, Stand and S Coastera 5 M.WELCH, Jeweler 24 East First. iasEiiiiiiaRBrtBiisiaEBBiiiRiiiiiiiaBiiiiiiiBf "iron Maa" Joe McGlr .n 'ly, Tennyson's pet brook, which goes on forever, has little on "Iron Man" Joe McGimiity. At fifty-two this baseball star is pitching winning baseball for Dubuque, la., in the M '.»3is3tpi >i Valley league. Ho has pitched three 3-hlt games this season and works on an average of three games a week. Up to Germany. Brussels—Tho Belgian diplomatic aisnt at Berlin informed the German government tliat diplomatic relations will'bo severed If the raich. does not repudiate the Ruhr crimes, and France Issued similar 'notice. G. Keep Cool W.th Emerson Fans The Fan with tho B-V— C-».™t^ Cates Electric Co. 18 Sherman Ka'U Phono 2303 Used Cars 1919—Hudson 7-Passenger; Overhauled, Repainted. Hudson "6-40"—In Good Condition. 1922—Hudson Coach; Like New. 1921—Buick Six Roadster. 1920—Buick Six Touring. 1919—Buick Six Touring. 1919 -Buick Six Roadster. 1920—Chevrolet Touring. 1919—Oakland Six Touring. • 1922—Harley Davis Motorcycle; Double Side Car, Lot of Extras. Ford Roadster. •_„,„,; Hutchinson Motor Car Co. Distributors Hudson and Essex Cars. Phone 271 Grandmother Works. Chicago: Although she's tho mother of ten and grandmother of seven irand children, Mrs. Bffle Underwood Muds time to operate an elevator in' a Chicago office building. Official Statement of the. Financial Condition uf the CENTRAL STATE BANK of HuU-lilnswi, State of ICunKas, nt tho cloGQ ot hualneas on iho 30th «Jny of June, 1923. RESOURCES. Loans and discount.-! t3'~.2^2.04 1 /oa.ns on rcul c.sLaLe 1(M I ii.OO OvenlTiitlH, unst'rurfjtl *JV ,iJ2 Bank biiUtling, JIK.OOO.OO; fur- nUuro and flj .turt '3 $7,077.00.. 2&,O77.0r, Bonds nnti wurnLiHH on liuncl. . 85,-if)5.56 Cash Items and elearing-houfio Uenw 11, CIS. 79 Cash ami sight oxcliangv-*, ltj;ul reserve fil,8 f Jl.82 Collections In transit 2,8SS.t5 TOTAL .%4fi4,598.07 LIABILITIES. Ciinitnl Btoek uultt- in $100,000.00 Bur -Jlua fund 85,000, t »l> Undivided profit* - e,619.76 Damand Deposits: lndividuul deposlt .H, subject to cheek.. 219.738.33 Certificates of deposit, " duo In lesn than 30 duya 5,6X2.21 Cashier'a checka outstanding 14,*&J.£t6 Bantai nnd bankers' d«iH >slta 80,117.53 Time dcpOKita: Certinaae of deposit*- duo on or of- * lor 30 flays 76 ,143.22 332.97E.31 TOTAL $464,598.07 Btate of Kan .stiB, County of Keno, as. I, B. 1., JosHun, Cashier of said bank, do wjlomnfy (wear that the abovo Btatoment la true; that Bald bank hua no liublluifcH, and la not indorscr on pny note or obligation, other than shown on tho above Btatment, to the boat of ray knowledge and belief. So help mo (iod. B. Is. JESS UP, Cashier. Eubecribfcd unci eworn to befoio me, tlil« eth rtay of July, 1023. O. U K.RAUSE. (Seal) Notary Public. {Commission expires on the 8th day of February, 1927.) Correct—A It eat; HARRY TIDD, 3. H. THATtP, B. T. FOOTR FRANK McDERM.ED, O, S. WE3PE, Directors, To Bank Commi-wloner, Topoka., Kail a. SUMMER BARGAINS TIRES and TUBES Tines CUPPLESl TUBES FRESH STOCK Get Yours Now—Don't Delay. We Handle Nothing But Cord Casings and Heavy Red Inner Tubes. Act Now—Look Over These Prices—Act Now Over Size Cord Casings 32x4 Rough S.S $19.80 33x4 Rough S. S 20.90 34x4 Rough S.S 21.60 32x4V;. Rough S. S.. . . 26.30 33x4I/a Rough S. S.... 27.00 34x4V 2 Rough S. S. . .. 27.75 F. S. Cord Casing* 30x3 D. T. Clincher $ 9.00 30x3 l / 2 Rough Clincher 9.50 30x3V z Rough S. S. .. 11.50 31x4 Rough Clincher 12.50 32x4 Rough S. S 16.20 33x4 Rough S. S, .... 17.30 Heavy Red Laminated Inner Tubes fl 1 n« 30x3 $1.36 |"l IP* Ford Sizes 33 ?:r ^ rord sizes 30x3i/ 2 32x4 33x4 34x4 2.10 2.20 2.30 30x3. $9.50 H-=s $9-00 Can furnish Extra Heavy Service Cords for trucks alwj. Special orders for sizes not listed above prices very low. Mail Ordera Handled Promptly. Terms Cash—Mail orders seat C. O. D. We Pay the Postage DEATZ SONS COAL CO. Derby Gasoline Phone 509 Derby Motor Oils THE HUTCHINSON NEWS Delivered fcy Carrier, JOs Week

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