The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on July 17, 1923 · Page 2
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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Tuesday, July 17, 1923
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PAGE TWO. THE HUTCHINSON NEWS. TUESDAY, JULY 17„1923 FF F A PICNIC Office Closed at One O'clock Wednesday On Wednesday afternoon at one, o'clock, our office will close for the balance of the day, while our employes go out for a picnic. ' ut Service Continues While most of us arc at the picnic, some will have to stay on duty to supply Electric and Water Service to you. A number of men will be watching- the boilers and operating the turbines. Others will stay to answer the phones and take care of trouble. The Service will, no doubt, be as high class as it always is, but, if there, is some slight, inconvenience to you, please overlook it this time while the most of our employes are getting a little recreation. MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE AGAINST HAND DROPPED Man Who Caused Woman's Death Gets Sentence for Driving Car Without Lights. Kinsley, July 17.—Tom Hayhurat, tlie harvest hand who owned and drove tho Ford car without lights and' crashed Into tho car in which Mm i Mary McDlll was riding, causing her I death ecmo weeks ago, was released on tho charge of manslaughter. Ho p-leadvgultty to driving a car without lights and was sentenced to GO days In the Edward3 county jail for this offense. Tho result of the hearing appears oati«factory to all concerned as It was clearly seen that tliere was no intentional murdor committed, and everything was purely accidental, with responsibility resting on both parties In the crash. ON SALE AT 10 O'CLOCK TOMORROW Safety Razor 79c Gem Jr. Deluxe Safety Ilazor with 5 Clem Damaskeen Blados. $1.00 value. Canning Set .$1.69 Mlrro Canning and Preserving Set. Consists of ono 10-qt. Preserving Kottle, quo Fruit Ladle, ono Combination Pratt Funnel. All pure heavy aluminum. Total value ?3.25. HOSKINS & YOUNG HARDWARE—TIN SHOP (Home oi t'KUm' K AINIV furnace) Phone 3752 22 First West MINNIE GRINSTEAD TO SEEK SEAT IN SENATE Wichita, July 17.—Mrs. Minnie J. Orinstend, of Liberal, member of the recent Kansas leplBlaturo from Seward county, will, bo a candidate for the stato senate next term against Sen. 15. 13. FrlzoU, uf Larncd, Pawneo county, it became known hero, -during the visit of Senator Frizell to attend the conference of wheat growers. Krizell said he had been advised that Mrs. Crinatead either would oppose him or make ,tho raeo for congress from tho Seventh district. Miss N'eillo Ollno, also a representative from Pawnee, Is considering making one of tlio two races contemplated by Mrs. G-rlnstead, it is understood. Mrs. Grlnstead Is a Republican, Miss Cilno a Itauocrat, HARVEY COUNTY HAS OLD TREE CONTROVERSY Newton, July 17 - -Quito a bit. of controversy is being waged over who has the oldest and tho biggest tree In Harvey count}'. II. H. Harms of Pleasant township says he has a monster cottonwood In his pasture which has been standing I hero 48 years. It ia 15 feet 3 inches in circumference and tho spread of the limbs is fully 150 feet from tip to tip. Hut J. A. Freebui'K who came to Emma township, northwest of Newton In 1S70 found a cottonwood tree on the place where he settled which was lined by travellers as a lone sentinel to describe and locate distances. It was a good sized tree when he arrived 54 years RGO. CHEAP SWIMMING FOR YOUNGSTERS AT PRATT Pratt, July 17.—The members of tho Christian church are"co-Operating with Coach Lawrence Workman in the playground movement here, by do ciding to let the children whojiavo been in the playground work In the swimmiing -pool for a nickle instead of the, usual quarter. I'^orty flvo children took advantage and were glvon swimming les-sona, tho minister and •two members of tlio church assisting tho .playground director in tho work. SIDDALL IS DEAD. TOO HO TO WASH! Eliminate one of the hottest tasks by sending us your family washing. Everything washed in the finest of SOFT WATER and thoroughly rinsed. The flat work will be properly ironed and the wearing apparel returned just right to be ironed. Let Us Help You With this hot weather problem. You will be delighted with our work and service. Call us, our phones are 107 and lOS American Steam Laundry CHICAGO HEALTH OFFICER CHARGED WITH CITY GRAFT Editor of the American Magazine and Author of "Sid Says." Ardsley-on-Hudson, N. Y., July 17. John McAlplne SIddall, editor of the American Magazine, died at his sum mer home late yesterday. He had been in poor health for some time. Mr. SIddall, who had worked as reporter for Cleveland, Chicago, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh newspapers, was born in Oberlin, Ohio, In 1874. He was graduated from Oberlin college and later studied at Harvard. At ono time ho was assistant editor of the Chautauqua Magazine, and later bei came secretary of tho Cleveland public ' school system. Ho came to New York In 1110-1 as a member of the American Magazine staff and in 1916 was made editor in chief. In addition to his magazine writings, Mr. Siddall was the author of "Sid Says," published in 1917. GAS COMPANY BOOTLEGGER'S PREY OUT IN SALT LAKE CITY Salt Lake City, July 17.—Tho ga-9 company Is the latest victim of the bootlegger's art. ."--ordlirg to officers of the sheriff's i - here, who assert they have uncovered moonshine-making meter tappers. Tho officers state the manufacturer of illicit liquor has no desire to avoid an "honest" gas bill, but ho fears an excessive use of gao will load to suspicion and investigation. Consequently the last word in 1023 modol bootleg- gery calls for a devlco that forms an emergency pipe around tho motor, giving the operator unlimited gas for hiB operations, -without a foot of gaa being registered. CHILD WAS DROWNED. DE BERNARDI ON LEAVE; MEANS RESIGNATION? Wichita, Kan.. July 17.—A Do Bernard!, general imtuager and vice president of the Kansas City, Mexico and OTlent railway -who has been In active ttUar&it ct the road, with goneral offices hero, for the past six years, today was gruntud a sixty day leave of R-beouce, effective AugUBt 1. Ho will spend the remainder of the summer at his ranch In Colorado, Tho leave of absence, requested of Itocolper Kemper, last Saturday, -is regarded as n resignation from the general managership, although he will continue to Bcrvo as vice prosident. I K li. 8)''>itrje;', traffic, manage^ «t the Orient, haB boen promoted to acting general manager to take over the duties handled by Do Bernard!. LONG FLIGHT FOR PIGEONS. Mollnt, 111, Club Will Relaaae Flock at Pratt, Friday. Pratt, July 17.—The Molino Pigeon club of Mediae, U1-, has soot a lock of lAlmm tea «ft UssWt. <M JfirWajr. morningt" O. B. Monroe of the American Railway Express company says he expects at least fifty blrda In the shipment. This Is the fourth year that tho olub haB sent birds to Pratt to ho released in a trial flight. We'd think more of Brotherhood If Brother Bryan would quit pouring BO much niush on tho subject.—Atchison He Had Tumbled Head -Flrst Into a Gold Fish Bowl. Lodi, Calif., July 17.—Remas Hoffor, ono year old son of Jacob Hotter, wealthy vinoyardlst of this city, drowned in a gold fish bowl In bis homo here yesterday. Tho child's mother found him head-first in the bowl, which contained about four inches of water. east almost' a mile_.was alive with little toads Saturday evening. They were all over the road and thousands were killed by cars. An investigation showed thnt the fields along this toad wero also literally covered with the little "jumpers-" Old timers says that a "toad ruin" liko this means a wet summer. Woll, It seems to have started right. ANN ARBOR FELOWSHIP AWARDED A HAVEN BOY Dr. Herman 11. Uundersou, Chicago health comniuisiocer. Chicago's hitler factional political fight has led to an avalanche of charges against supporters of former Mayor William 11. Thompson. The latest victim Is Herman IH. Sunderson, city health commissioner, charged with ro- ceivlug stolon property In an alleged confession by one William G. Muray. A JOCK) fellowship in MiinlelpaJiGov- ernmcnt IKIH been awarder by the' University of -Michigan at Ann Arbor to 'Harold Smith or Haven. Tho Reno county boy received his degree in electrical engineering at K- IT. this spring. While ho was taking his technical .work, he made a study of municipal politics, c-lty government tin' 1 rilnn'iliig. Harold Smith Is a son of William Snmh'who lives southeast of Haven, and is a graduate of Reno County High School at Nlokerson. He is now In awrence as supervisor In chargo of some local construction work there. He will take up his position sometime In September and continue his study of municipal problems. TVs ore ta*ght words, not uttiu. •—lleaconsfitild WANTS VETS TO HAVE STATE'S UNUSED LAND Stop Italian Gambling. Rome—No gambling will bo permitted In Italy after Aukust 1, an^tdor issued by Gen. De Bono, director gen- oral of police, lnlormod all tho prefects of the kingdom. A Body Found. Harrisburg, 111—The body of James Greer, entombed In tho Wassoa Cool company's mine No. 1 as 'a result of an. explosion, wtis found,,after a qftMTCA Tteno, Nov., July 17.— James Graves Scrugham, governor of Nevada and vice commander of the Amorlcan Legion, ls^hnadlug a movement In his stato to utilize tbo unsettled ncreage for tlio rehabilitation of World War veterans. Scrugham knows first - hand tho districts ho has in rnlnd. HI3 years as consulting and contrasting engineer for various powor, railway and mining companies took him into every nook and corner of tho stato. T h o Governor was born in Lexington, Ky., January 19, U>8«. He was graduated with a II. M. E. degree from the Stato University of Kentucky in 1900. (From 1899 to 1902 Scruglmn was professor of mechanical engineering In the University of Nevada and engineer of tho state in 1917. His homo hi now in Kquo. IfKJic U Etseniial. Gov. James G. Scrugham. MUST HAVE RAINED TOAD8. Thousands Killed In Road Xround Mcpherson Saturday Evening. McPUerapn, July, W—The roadi south Built to last, built to satisfy, built to make friends, the Elburn is without question the best piano value at its prico in America tod#.y 1 Elturn owners (there are many thousands of them) will gladly testify to the enduring musical pleasure they receive, and also to uie, fairness of the Jenkins Plan, .& whiclv enables theni to J ' own so fine a piano at such low cost.. \3-- Blbura Piano, $36» • Blbura Planol*, $670 , Blbura Qrmni, $636 f JwjENKINS* W SONS MUSIC CO Jt. P, Holland, Mgr. " "-I 122 N. Mutti St., ifuiuiuumii, Kansas

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