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VOLUME XXXJ No. 125). •|'h« •• \V«ckly n <'isl»ler. I'lh." iou IJully U.«lnt «T, BNtublUhrd U67. KHtabltiilii>il 1897. lOLA. KAN.. THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 24, 1927 REGISTER They Plead "Not Guilty" ROY HAYipES NAMED'DRY' FORCE HEAD As Prohibition Leader, He Will Have Broad Powers In "Dry" Machine; Camp Is Customs Leader] JlKXItY; Jl-On CILXMA.M AM) .AIHS. ALUKIiT SXYDKR. I'HOTO- '• (JitAI'UKU Ai-^i:it THKIU AKhHST. • . : i >>iv Yoik. H :M -<-lr it. (AIM ^Ir-^ Kiitli Siiulcr iiiiil III art .liiilil t'raj nli -ndfd imt jtiiiliy H I IPII arr.ii:;i:i<l lipiore'Sii|irpni(-r<iiut .Ju^- llr** {'nllupliaii "I Qiiwn- ciMiiit.v loilaj on tin- jiKlicliiiptits cliar;;!!!}; Ilu'ni nitli (lie niiinler t»> Mrs. SiijdPr's lii(>li:,]>i<!, AII MT I Sii>i|pr. niiiirazJnc edilor. at liis QiiP4>ns Vlilacp Iminp siiutUi} nioriihi);. Trial Was sr» iitr Ajirll 11. TI IPJ wprp rPinutiiU 'il In the ({iippns foiinty jail niliioiit dail iipnitiiiir rrlal. . ; • , Body of Bus Driver Found Lying on KansaslRoadside WasliiiiRton.'Mar: 24. (AP)—Roy A. Ilayncs today wa* iianipd act- iiif; conimiSHinnpr of - prohibition^ Tlie appointmi-iit was made bV Spcri'tary Mellon aftiir a fight made by the Anti-Saloon League and other dry organi ;Kitton8 in behalf of the Ohinan. wHo nominally lias been holding the pOBt of prohibition commissionei^ 'xlndcr ttao old organization plah-jjif'the prohibition unit. ;•!"••. Whin < anthn'rized rjeor- gnnlzatioh of the dry machine U biranip iiece.ssary th: t commls- 'sionrrs of customs aid of prohibition be iianifd. and Mr. Hayncs's appoin:nii'nt will sian i until after Ihp s<jcrotar.y'.s ryiiini from Ku- rojK' ill lilt' hiiiddle I - - •• • hoiiKli! il wa.-i said iiiak" no cliaiiKe then. Aiipniiiiiiicnt of Ern present diro<tJir of thfj vision, to tht,' post of nii.ssioner of customs^ iionnred by Serrelar tile .same time. Sec.rctary j.Mellon . s.iy whetlier Ilaynf meat had been' oppojsed by anyone. Me (lid .say. however, that Assistant Seiretary Andrews, in > barge of prohiliition enforcement liad not indicated any objegtion.- Forriier Law Maker Kills Self Today Hcf'higtoii. Kan., Mar. 24. {AP).-^D. E. Lamb, a former member of.the legislature, iras found dead in a ei'vek near here today. The coroner pronounced it-'a caite of nui- cide. Lamb had been misxing since Wednesday morning. Lamb was the chairman of the house ibays and mran^f com- miitee in 1921.. He icas\ the owner of a local de- pariment store. bf April al- lie plans to |>st W. Camp rnstoms di- acting corn- was aii- Mellon at loclined to "s airpoinlr (ieiieral .Andrews li^d been\re- j por.'ed as piiposed to I of Mayiies. Tlie ri.u- . c-nimv ajipointment ioiiors will lake oiTice April fir.-jt. The secretary said that while rain;i wert! taking t|ie responsi- Haynes and ssionersliips. rnilnation of Kllis County Officers Believe Edward Sullivan, o| Denver. Ciilo.. Was* Murdered by Passengers oit Trans-Continental Bus. Rnlhia/K;ui.<..'.March 21.^(AP)—Tiie lioily of Edwaijd Sullivan. Dpuvcr. who \Vas dining an Avi^-tlow htis for tlie ("ontinenial Hii.-^ Company of! that «j|ily. \va.< found lying ijy tl^'e road.side about liw niiles .sontht ' of Kllis yi'.<terday. Siilllvim-had Ix .-ii nviMdvred. KI-'> - , r i; ., 1... .....^ iiiu roiilaiiii-.l a Ir.iiiinieii >. card lis co'iiitv olficer^ -fu ^i'V«', li> |).i>- "' :|, iij^ li.lie positive iil'iililnation : sengers.wlio lui.d iC'cn 'bus early;^ iii..! inii^ -Aheii "''"T Pa 'pers liearinj^ t ; lie. jilopjied withtli .iii fur In-, al; - fa8l at l -nJi-;.' Tli-r" w .i.' i .nir imi . .ivjUi bini at that tiiiH-. Iw.i v..a!• IllK liilllees. • Til'' iilhiV n\ci, <M I i men of Kllis would Ij-- niialili' ir ldeiii:fy. tliey .s-iiij. , • SiiUivan's iioM> \v:i^ ciu^li. d and; I'/a'ti'lUvI to Idle .side liv .1 lilov overllie luce and there was .-i hul ll -t WOlinii ill 111'' cllesl. . 'I'lle lltllli iiiiie liaine. (ilfii i'!s; <ii' Kills loiiiiiy spi;< li'l in ;;ll t'lKirt locaptllie llie iiieii who jiicle into i'°llis with liiaii. Till y isi-ap" il. e\iileiit 111' liiis. rt!iii-li is mis iiij^ .Sullivan was a man of :iboi and alioiii siv fei i lall. Officers at Mays s;n,i late !lli'y had leceiy.-d a , reply I III uvcr jiiilici' siaiini: that Ki i .'^iillivait. r'-poiled iiniiilered Kllis. was an 1 mplove ot a n |i lod fro Iwaiid lodged Iheie. • His Ip..dyi was miniiii j j,",,; •,.„„,,,•„,, -i-j,,; i,;,,,,^. 'a coat wlieii .lomid. ;biil lii; I'lolli!-j cniiip.iiiy Vv:i- 11 it {;iv( 11. Ne^¥ton Girl Teaches in Cantcin, China Is lie; nv 0,'fi tl t • 0. Iiilities of the conini pei\ding complete dett the arrangement of the respective bureaus ieach would jlie de.tlgnat- ed as acting commissioner. Although determinfljtion of prohibition poliBies .still iwill rest in the hands of , General Andrews, under the order of Srjcretary Mel- Inn outlining the dHtjie -s of the prohibition commissioifer-s. Hayne.s will have broad powe 'rs.' Including • ontrol of all p <TSonnel. investigations, custody and .supervision of liquor and granting of permits.- Maynes has served as prohibition cnniniissinner since June 11. i;t21. having first been appointed by President Harding and then reappointed by President Coolidge. lie was formerly editor of the llillsboro. Ohio. Dispatch. Before federal prohibition he had been active in prohibition campaigns for years. C'amn formerly - lived at Sagl- Uii v. .Mich. rreseiit prohibition adniinlstra- tni]s will he retained, if they pass <i\lil service requirements. The ilepiiiy commissioners of prohibition, desisnated as acting for the present will be L. C .\utt. in ch .<irge of narcotics, and James F. J(tnes. presi 'nt director of the prohibition unit. .N'.'ithanlel Van Ooren. chief of the Hpeclal agency services, and J. 1). .\>'vlus. head of the legal division w^ill be deputy commissioners o customs under Camp. j f In a statemert approving the appointment of .Mr. Haynes. WaynO II. Wheeler, genej-al counsel of the Anti-Saloon League i declared it was -the natur.ll and consistent thing for Secreta'ry .Mellon to do." "Ills record merllB .1 the confidence placed in him." he added. ' .N 'ewlon, Kan.. .Marrli L M. I AIM ' TheMiPW .s dispatdj'i's ir.'iirllie war ..zones of China are 01 .spici.-il interest here. iH ' m .tlie^taci that jriss llarfiarei Hoi.slniilnn.' T.l. the datiphier of Col. and .Mrs. P.-.Si. llolsington, is iu Caiiioii. leachini: Vhildr ^n of .AnrerSiin missionaries. Last word receivAl here from her state*! 'that slie and her school were !-^te. iitit flij' mission had Ix'ijn "threatened li^- troops. Kecemlyia iieighlwring scliiiol was raided aijd a. sciire of sn{den!'s w.'re carri Orient Will Keep on Runnings Says Kemper Q 'W 'i Wichita. Kan.. .Mar. ,21. (API— j Wni. T. Kemper, president oi; the 1 Kansas City. Mexico & Orient; railroad, today declared the development of the road would not be retarded by an order of t)ie federal district court of appeals, which MCONTEST tOLINCOLN .1 Music Appreciation Contest Is Success, Miss Kalis, Supervisor, Declares Today. The music appreciation contest put on in the lola public schools under th'e.direction of Jeiin- ette Kalis, music supervisor, was a huge success. .The lieclared today in announcing results of the cont<tst. • "It^ far excppiled ni.v. expectations." .Miss Kalis declared. Lincoln building will receive the prize offered by the Women's Federation for ; the building making the best recor <i in the contest. Uarfleld school ranked secoiid. KqOm 6 at HarJIeld will receive janotiier awani from the Women's iKederation as the room having the best score. Room 6 ai Lincoln ranked second. Twenty children In the fourth, fifth and sixth grades will receive medals for having perfect scores in the contest. making irerfcct grades, in addition to having all materials correct, had perfect puuctuation and perfect spelling on their papers. Those to'receive medals, are: .Mary Klimek. grade six, Lincoln: .Neoma Chllcote. grade six. Lincoln: .Millicent Smith, grade 4. Lincoln: Itnth Warren, grade six. Oarfleld; .Margaret Griffith, grade six. Garfield; .Murray Syverud. grade six. Garfield. Lucille Smith, grade six Oar^flelil: Gertrude • .McHaley, grade six. Oarfleld: Glenn Tweedy, jgrade six. Garfield: Lena Ston- iuker, grade six. Garfield; Robert ISeymour, grade four. Garfield: Klizabeth Christy, grado four. Garfield. ' Georgia Xelhery, grade five. Jefferson: Xina Ninas, grade five. Jefferson; Vievic, Jackson, grade five. JpffeiKon; Uobert Brans, grade six. Jefferson; Margarek I.otilse (;<(Utant. grade;six. Jefferr son: DeAVitt Adams, (grade five. Washington: Florence Jones, grade four. Washington: Warren Poreaii. ?rade five. .McKInley, SHOqiDBE PROTECTED British and i Americans in Conference on Cruiper Demand Cantonese Protect Lives of Citizens. Wa.shington, Mar. 24. ( AP) Stringent denands for j protection of foreigners at jNan- king Ava.s served on Chinese officials today at a conference of American and British rep- r» sentatives a3oard the British cruiser Ei lerald. , , The Chinese Officials, prwuni- nbiy the Cantonese comm.* nders in .Nanking, were brought {board the Kmerald, utter a numter of .American and other foreign lives had been lost ill firing In the city by the Chinesip. The de nands ! were, first, the jlmmedlate i rotec- j lion'of all Toreigners'and fireigU' property: secoijd. that the Can- 1 tonese general in command report | i of lioard the ijmerald before 11 ! p. m. tonight to| negotiate respecting outrages committed ly his troops, and third, that all foreigners must he delivered on thf bund under escort b)] in o'clock tomorrow morning. I • The negotiations were temporarily concluded] the navy, ^epart- ' ment was advised with th^ Can' tonese representatives being warned that if Uheir demands were not complied with, .Vankiijg would: be treated as ajnillltary are^. Thi .s; was interpretei^ at the navy de. partnient as meaning tht \ineri- I ens and Rritishjliad served jan ul- j timatuni and that they wouljl take any emergency action required to assure the protection of thiir nationals In Nanking. The dispatch .l filed by .Admiral Hough at 8 p. in.. (Chinese time) today, said that at that time firing I continued on bpth banks ^f the j A'angtse river and that a large j part of Pukow jvas in flami s. "These outrages occurred." the , report said; "in spite of eveiy pos- I sible effort on .the part of the .American consul and others to get in touch with some responsible Cantonese! officer and Insui-c the safety of foreigners." I I Admiral llpugh said hi,' was ; sending all available American re- H. Rhodes^ Colony, In Grain 1]alk Topeka, Kan., Mir. 2U. (Ap)|^" The business of raising wheat is becoming a. science just a s [many other lines of business, H. R. Rhodes, of Colony. Kansds v i c e- president of the Ka)isas Grain Dealers A.'isocia- -tmn, declared today at the opining ses!<ioti of the organization's annual meeting here. T h r c e hundred grain dealers were in attendance: JUDGE WILL NANKING IS SCENE Of No Accurate Checkup Has Been Made, Bui Many American Citizens Are BelieVjed to Have Been Slain in City. Washington. .March 21. (AP)—Admiral Williams reported to the navy department today that "a, number of AmtrB-, can civilians have been killed and wounded," at Nanking, i \ The exact total casualties was uncertain, he added. \m\ "it is feared that the number is large." ! / Shanghai, Jlarch 24. (AP)—It i^ ofTiciall^' announced that some Americans were killed and i some w0|Unded in thp firing at Nanking. No details have been received., The Americans j wefe killeii Tong ^ Warfare Springs _ | "b, '^"iKSt! Out Again; Five Killed TRIAL HALT New, Deadly Vork. Mar. 24. warfare between lAPl — Chinese shelled, a p-irt of the hill iii thel ndi^therfc ity where the Stand: ard Oil plant is /situated. Tli>; number killed and Wounded is yitK to he ascertained. \ ^ • : tongs in widely separated sections i I'l' « o\o\c\, | tonight i onlr I Fiifir, .u , , l-meager newB had. i been recelTfr from .Nanking and ithat by radio Rules Testimony INJIust Be Continued — Deifense Gets No Timelto Look Over New Petition. 1 of the I'niteil States flared up today, resulting in five deaths and five per.sons. .shot. Casualties are reported from Hrooklyn. .Newark. Chicago. .Manchester. Conn.. Cleve- lanil, and Piltsbur.i,'h. Shootings began with the ending last night of a two year truce between the .Sing and On Leon tongs. fugees from Nanking to Si tonight by the steamships! t;wo and Wehcbow. The legal opinions hero while an unfortjfied city caimot be j fired upon, it can be declarfjd to be a "military area." because gravity of commit in that way it can be given h. .status j which permits It to be punifihed by gun fire, if nei-e .ssary. Honor Society Elects Officers Here Todav away, .and were later, ransomed. |.Mi.'-s lti>i>i'imio(i iliMik> ihe Cantt n- lese. (.T Soiiilnlrii faction, are in .. ilie riLlii.'aeiiialed liy patriotic n o -_JyPsterday at St.-Louis ordered a modification of reorganization plans. The order gives dissenting Rritish stockholders added authority and provides for the payment h-jof Kemper and Clifford Hlsted. ict'chief counsel in money, instead rif of I by 1.5.000 shares (if .stock, for tht" .services during tht past ten .vear.s. rs. •hi- i lives, whib' tlie .North,-rn groups I are iitfliitnied liy luilsliev'isnu ijm- pi'rialisiiraml uifil. fol. and .M • Iloisinmon.are im'.v enioiiie to ( :na e.\p<(iiim to iiie.i ilieir dau lei- at Canton when her contr j expire-! in Jiine. tln'u tour part the orient. Hero of Shanghai Is Fr .National Honor society officers for the lola high school chapter were elected today. The Society is just gettlngj under way in the high school this jyear. Margaret [Shannon was chosen president. Charles Fuijk. vice-president. Thelma Robertts. secretary, and David Shannon, treasurer. The initiation will probably be held in the near future for the members of the Socii»ty. Only 2.5 per cent of the senior class were eligible for membership according to the ritles of the .National Council and only eiirht of the 25 lola persons eligible have been chosen so far this year. Destroyers! Ordered To Shanghai i.Manila, Mar.j 24. (API—the dc- sKroyers PillsUury. John i). Ford and Peqry. wbicU are s ationed here, wetb onildred to Shankhal today by Rear Admiral Clar Wllliains. fopiniander of the can naval forc«|: mlral^ AVllliams'j for the ships s at Shanghbi. .\(\- h instruction^ called '?is soon a.' ble."; They wiil leave tonjghi or tomorrow. janghai • jKung lis that 'oday pncc X.. Amerl- Kellogg and Wilbur Confer; Over Tilouble (API- Wilbur ? today [created ves at Washington, .Mar. 24. Secretaries -Kellogg and held a prolonged'conlerencl on the situation itn China by the loss of .-Vmericaii .Nanking and it was intlma ed thtit the uaval secretary might have a statement later aS to the attitude of the Washington governnent. No steps have been taken, here as yet to. supplement the , naval forces now In Chinese waters with troops from, the Philippines. Indications are that no such action is in contemplation at thi although the Washington ni-nt is prepared to backj (Continued on Page 7, Nubiber 2» ench Jesifiit—Saves 500 Refugees Shanghai. .Mar. i.XI'i—One J^f • I'lrp heroes of the day in Shanghai is Ihe French Jesuit. Kai'ier jit.' .larquisot. a rcil«beanied oneartiiid giant. With .Vjscouni (eir; • <'*iief • <>f fit.iff .of the: British ' li.•fens- forces, aiid Con»;iil Cetienii t!;ir(, u. VbefeticuednOO refugees from t !•• Biiell -wrccked Frenc h iiislilution' of the Holy Family', a conibinerl c r- 'phanagf tind convent in the Chariei iWstvict |of 4he {'hini's>' native lily. .^inong them were 41 inttis and ;,(«• J'oung Children—.Aiiierlcan. lirltislij ^ I.- and, Frefich. I'ii.ilile to emerge because snipers, jhe iitinate.; spent 4.S lioii in the hasenieht. praying for h«jl watching t li e evei-approach flc'^ies'.iiid fii;htini: off despeni w!ii^ forced 'heir Aay into le'il'iiuUi .Sllell.s WTCi i;eil the,r"l aiMl walls. j . * .Meanwhile the 'Jesuit falHer f'-iicht ii'is Way aloiio aiul uiiannjed t-iroiiph'the bullel-su ept alle He was assaiilt'cil r<'peatedly gunmen, whom he felled with of IS p. In? nUJes. tlh'e of powerful fist, but whs • wounded thrice before he reached the convent. he managed to organizo a procession to the boundary of the international settlement. Six men. ill, and unable to walk, and several ft'onien who col- lansei!. to be carried. ^Finally Visc)unt Oort and Consul Banon <'ame oi^ the ycene and assisted in getting the party to the international settlement. The priest wiis taken to a hos- idtal Immediately. He will recover. ''A II at Sea "Awards who Virtually all of the readers of "All At Sea,* mystery serial just completed in The Register wer at sea as to the murderer. One contestant in the fnys- tery contest, however, guesses correctly. The contest winner wa.s Mrs. J, B. Ashworth. has $5'waiting for her at the Register office. Second prize goes to Be-ssie Marsh Cundy, of Gas City, and third prize to Opal Clement, Humboldt, Route 4. All may receive their cash prizes by calling atj the Register office. , is time, govern- up the Detroit. Mar. 24. (.\P.i—A four day break in the Siiplro-Ford $1.0fin.{iiio libel suit to permit de- fen-e coiiiwel to Study aii amended declaraiioii seeking to eliminate or change .'i6 of the 141 separate al- legatioiKs, of |ibel was not .illowed oy .ludge Fred M. Raypioiid and he directed that' the takfn^! of testimony proceed ibis afteijnoon and Tomorrow. I When the proposed amendments w^re presented this morning court Immediately was recesded until this afternoon, when the Ford i'oiinsel continued their fight for adjournment until .Monday. Judgo Raymond ruled tieniatively that all of the proposed ainend- nionts with the e.xceptiou of a fejw relating to one o' th(' twenty counts in the declaration; would be admitted. He said that he would make his final' "decision Monday, when be also Would njle on the admlssabllity of evidence adduced this afternoon arid totnorrow. Meanwhile, he said, he ivotild hold an open mind. The trial contvnneii ;wlth Wm. .1. Cameron, editor of the '^!*ord-owned Dearborn Independent, which printed the alleged libels, iu the witness chair for l!ie fifth'day. The trial hardly hail gotten under way a'jrain when the jiirV was sent oiit while the • attorneys argued over the admissibility of evidence concernin.^ couference.-i Fdrd was alleged to have Niad witii Cameron us to articles on tho .lew- isli people. i' . NEW SERIAL STORY STARTS the telegraph wire's having been* I'ut. The Rntish dt'stroyer i :WoH sev is rushing to .Nanking froml Wuhu. : I i • \ . The Cantoiiese. who are described as irregjilars. began sbelUns the Standard Oil plartt shortljf be; fore 4 p. m. I The U. |S. desitrqr^ ' .Noa and Prifston and the BriUab' : cruiser Emerald went into actltm , a few moments lat^r, bombard'^ ! ing the with their main lyatteries. wli can landing ashore. The landiil i wav to the "Daughters of Midas" Is| Appearing Today for First Time. le British and Aineri- partieS; Iwero mstaed g parties! fought ttieir )il plant and took out The mystery story which has been running in. the Register the past several weeks under the title ".•\1I at Sea" and which came to a thrilling climax-iiiVthe last chapter published yesterday. , ablv held the Interest of all its i '^"S' the foreigners at the cost iot some lives. It i.Si not clear whether these were Civilians oir naval mea or both. It is believed all the surviving foreigner.-> now are aboard the warships. Apprpximately:-' -^IC© American naval, men participa^d in the landing erpedi|tl<^n. j: ^| A numberi ^of AmeHdan sftiM* were among the casualties.- • Brief repoHs from IXarikihg THE WEATHER KOK KANS.IS: I'arliy cloudy <«. iiitfht iii^d Friday; stunner loni{rlit and in soutliea>t portion Friday. For loin and Vlclnitr: Partly Houdy I and Manner to night ar.d Friday. Temperature—Highest yesterday .".0, at 12 m.; lowest lasr night, 29, at G a. ni.; normal for today. IS; deficiency yesterday, R: excess since . .January 1st. "28 1 degrees: this date last year, hii;best. GG; lowest. 41. P:-ecipitati'.)n, for the 24 hours endiue at T a. ui. today. T; total for this year to date. 4.6S: deti- ciency since January Isi. .7.4 Inch. Relative humidity at ;, 12 noim yesterday. •.">5 l )er cent; > a. m. today. S9 per cent; barometer reduced to sea level, .1u.2:(! inches Sun rises. 0:19 a. m.: sun sets, 6:S7 p. ni. Koadii »nd Weather Klsenhere. Clear except Emporia. Sallna, CoffeyvlIIe. partly, ckiudy. all roads good. . j • undenl- the rescue w as a heriiic actiqUf b3 all its Anglo-American naVal torceJKl iq _ „j;^- If ,.\^r. ^hit^h lives of both nationamfbr readers to the very end. It cer- ! ^^.^.^ ^^^^ ^j, communicatlou With tainly deserved the title of a m.vs- Nanking conjtinues limited to tottery story becausf! we doubt if any eign naval wireless, reader "spotted" the real criminal ''"''P British subject killed la Jtlfe until he had got halt way through :'""ntonpsp s|ielling p\ the foi^jpi i concentratiofi at Nanking has beeo identified as Dr. Satchwell. Smith, whose wife reached ?hatigfiai. today, a refugee. It isi nncertaiil whether the consui I reported wounded was Consul B. Giles or Vice Consul Tribe. " | . Reports iteceived from Naakine do not spec fy whetherrthere were British casiialties during the landing operations but it{ is l>elleyed some must have occurred, since there was a larger; British than American force Involved. " ; the very last chapter. Today under the title • "Daughters of .Midas" the Register begins another serial which a member of the Register force who has read theailvance sheets declares to be a really more interesting story than "X\\ at Sea," more dramatic in its incidents and better written t'rom a literary point of view. Read the first chapter which appears today and thus get'a good start on the story which will continue from day to <!ay to the end. | All the stories the Register prints are published in book form and usually at the price of $2. The Register publishes about four each year so the subscribers get the worth of their money In - this one feature aloiie. ;Re.nd "The Daughters of .Midas" aiid have something exciting and interesting to look forward to In every number of the paper. Fate of (Continue 55 Americari^ Uncertain, Is Report , I ! '• • Washington. .March ! 2^. (AP)— The fate of In Nanking plemental liispatch fr^im Admiral Hough as uncertain. the L^.l Americans lelt Iwas descrillcd In a sup- on Page 7, Number 1) Dr. Houck Not To Go Back For the Inquest AVashington, March 24. (AI 'i — Dr.' Kniite Houck. detained by authoriti€>s in Albany. Ore., will not be brought here for the inquest to be held ov€|r the body of his wife which was found floating wi|h face upturned in the Potomac river near here. ' This announcement was made by United States Attorney Peyton Gordon, whose office has co-operated with city police in the baffling Houck case, and came after Major Edwin n, Hesse, superintendent of police, last night had said a detec- . live would he sent foij Dr. Houok ; as soon Us lije was placed under arr rest. .Mr. Cordop said thatj Wash&lgtoa les had-no right to city authori bring Dr. 1 was no evi( when there onck here eiice-that a crime-had been committed. Mrs". Houck dls- appearjid frpm her home here December 13. latter an alleged quar- ref with hej- husband, •who ' thwi wa.s a psy!chiatrlst at Stv Elizabeth's hosrjital. a govjernment institution, .this w^as the Jast heard of her until her body 1 yesterday. ' was foim'S the !e all British Driver Hits 1 66 .?1 Miles an Hour in Motor Gar Daytona Beach, Floriiln, ar. 24. fAI')—Spewing an.derl nnfuvor- uble ronrse conditions, tJfa.ior H. O. I». Seeraie, ItritiNh driver, today >iet a new nnoiflcial \ record | of Ififi..*! miles an hoar io!r| a mile on the ocean lieach .speedway here. • The "S" was towed to its beach side garage after the trial and- mechanics, immediately bejgan- work. .\ great crowd saw tjiie brilliant red automobile on its ^;ay. Traveling at more than 200[feet a sbc- ;ond. the British over-sljicd creation was no more than a bright streak against the jglow of tbej rising siun as .it thundered past sand dunes dotted with spectators. The two twelve cylindered mo-' ior's deadened the roar of the rising surf before they came within a mile of the timing stand. jAt times the machine seeined to clear the ground for yards at slight beach inequalities. Major Segrave was hidden behind the wheel. Only, his brilliant white continental racing helmet, a bare spot against the red racer, was visible. The automobile ils^elf seemed to answer perfectly to the controls, never a swerve from the straight line being discernible througb glasses. Time for the clocked mile.. announced at 21.C2,'wa4 less than seven miles an hoiir flower than the world mile record, set in Walea in February- of this year, at 173.22 by Malcom Campbell, also an Englishman, j On thi? ocean, speedway twenty- three yearii ago incredulous spectators watched Henry Ford, a "bright yoiing man" 'piSot a wlieez- ing contrajstion over the sainds. Time was ^ot al moment titen. Instead of hiving -electrical devices to record I is time. Ford bad trouble getting started.

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