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READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERY DAY. UTCHINSON „ FINAL EDITION VOL. LV. (Established July 4, 1872) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 6. 1926 FOUR I Iil£N PACiliS. DAVIS LEAD IS : NEW TABULATION Most Missing Precincts Are in His Territory' Though. MAKE OFFICIAL CANVASS Final Check May Be Needed to Determine Winner—Miley pnd Allen in Close Race. Topcka, Kan. A tip. r,. — (AP) — Former finvernor Johnnl.linu M. Davis, lead over Donald Mulr of Anthony In (he Democratic race for the gubernatorial nomination In Tuesday's prlmnry had been cm to 858 votes when unofficial returns from nil but J-I8 of dm stale's precincts had been tabulated at noon today. The vols for 2,4 s 5 of 2M 1 pre- duels was: Davis, 2S.00B; Mulr, i'T.sor. Missings precincts are scattered In the first, second, third, fifth uml sixth districts. In all of which Davis la leading and In the seventh «Jiic?i Mulr Is carrying. Of the missing precincts, 10a are in western Kansas where the vole Is always slow lo come in. Mulr had whittled the Davis lead down to (513 on unofficial returns Trom 2,r> 10 of the stole's 2.0.4 1 precincts, the vote being Davis 2ft,Oil; .Mulr 2S,-t:it. In the Seventh district where Mulr Is leading, SS pro- elncts still were out while in the Sixth, which Is going for Davis, 2fi had not reported. The other miss- lug precincts were scattered. Official canvass of the vote began tod*?'. Duly 3F>7 votes separated George A. Allen. Jr., of Frankfort nnd Jess \V. Miley "t U'.rard for the Republican nomination for superintendent of public instruction, with Allen In the lead. Returns from 2,4*3 precincts gave Allen 10!',29S and Mlley M.9II. Ryan Plurality 10,000. With returns from only HI precincts missing. It was apparent Secretary of State Frank J. Ryan would be renominated by the Republicans by at least to.noo over his nearest opponent, Kwing Herbert, editor, of Hiawatha. The unofficial count In 2.SS0 out of 2 .15 -11 precincts for the two leaders was: Hyan 85,69D; Herbert 7C,,1«. Overnight tabulation brought no changes in the congressional contests, Incumbent Republicans lending ill their districts, and the two incumbent Democrats renominated •without party opposition. Stephens Beats McCIII. Tho Democratic United States senatorial contest showed Charles Stephens of Columbus Increasing his lead over George MoOlll of Wichita. Kevirns from 2,327 pre-j clncts gave Stephens 23,525 and • McGlll 20.DSG. Smith Has Safe Lead. The race for the Republican nomination for attorney general remained unchanged today, with William A. Smith, assistant attorney general, holding a comfortable majority. Returns from 2.580 precincts gave Max Anderson fiO.SIS and Smith 65,570. Markham Nominated. Tope tea, Aug. ti.— (Al')— Grace Norton Hosoberry of Krle has been defeated by W. T. Markhain or Yates Center for the Democratic nomination for superintendent of public instruction in Tuesday's primary on the. face of unofficial reports from 2,013 of 2.611 precincts today. Tho vote from these pre.- clncts was: Warkham, 17,161; Rose-berry, 148.790. Mnrkbam hns been leading steadily in all congressional districts but tho third and seventh. Near Hurricane is Sweeping Bermuda Washington. Aug. C—(AP)— A tropical storiu of marked intensity Is moving northward from Bermuda, and tho weather bureau hus warned shipping ;ff the North Atlantic coast to expect gales tomorrow »nil Sunday. Sesqui Faces Big Loss If It Can't Operate Sundays Philadelphia, Aug. C—(AP) — Sesiiiil-ceiiteiinlnl exposition Investors faro a loss of more than $100,000.00(1 and the whole project will be n complete (allure if it Is not permitted to operate on Sundays, In tho opinion of counsel for tho Sescjul-centen- nlal association. They so assert In Iholr reply to Hie stale aUornoy general's writ which sefks to show tho association exceeds its charter by remaining open on Sunday. Maintaining that no merchandise is sold on the grounds on Sunday and that, no charge Is made for the amusements In addition to Hie fifty cents gate fee, the answer declares the operation of tho exposition on Sunday Is in strict conformity with nil existing laws. WOMEN LEAD FOR OIL LEASE Induced to Pay Commission on Fake Sale, They Claim j Want Their $1,500. Charges of a conspiracy to defraud are made by Peter P. floor- tng, Chris Sohrug and Tobias Schrug, threo farmers near Pretty Prairie, against Lawrence Deck, an oil lease broker, In a suit filed in district court this afternoon. The plaintiffs own 400 acres of land nenr Pretty Prnlrlo In tho vicinity of the Mohr oil test. They allege Dial Heck ramo to Ihem, advised them that he could sell an oil lease fnr them for $7,500, with the understanding he was to receive 20 per cent commission. He Got His Pay. They charge that Bock Introduced thorn to A. F. Carson nnd H. A. Hewitt, at tho Midland hotel, representing them to be extensive oil operators and wealthy men, and that a deal was negotiated with Ihem by which Carson and Hewitt were to pay ?7,."-nu for the lease. The lease was to bo forwarded with the abstracts to a bank In Clay Center nnd tho money to be forthcoming within fifteen days. After they left tho Midland hotel Beck, It Is alleged, asked for a payment of his commission, $1,500 on tho deal, explaining that lie was hard up and needed the money, and that the deal was "just as good as closed", anyway. The farmers gave hit)) Ihelr nolo for the sum. fl,500, and lieck then link it to tho hank at Castletou, uml cashed it at a discount. A Fake Sale. After (lie 15 days were up and no money was forthcoming from tile oil lease buyers, they made inquiry ami were advised by the Clay Center bank that the deal was off, and the drafts were refused. They then went to Beck and demanded the return of their note only to find he had sold it and spent tho money. Now they sue for return of tho money, charging It was all a fake sale, wltb intent to defraud them. ALL LUXURIES Their Abstenance is Felt by Shops in Capital. DEADLOCK CONTINUES No Progress Made Toward a Peaceful Settlement of Mexican Strife, Mexico City, Aug. li.—(AP)—The economic boycott is making itselt relt In the capital. While the surface calm continues in tho situation engendered by the tremendous conflict between the government and tho Roman church In Mexico, the protest of the latter through the nerves of trade is making Itself Increasingly potenL A decided decrense In trade Is noted by many stores and shops, particularly by those catering to women. Somo of these estimate tho reduction in retail sales at as much as forty per cent of normal. Officials Belittle Boycott. Government officials have Insisted that tho effect of tho attempt to restrict all except necessary purchases has been exaggerated and declared their reports from other states fail to show any serious inroads upon tho country's retail commerce. Foreign business men and foreign trade observers, however, regard tho situation as serious. Meantime tile deadlock between tho opposing force's continues with President Calles' telegram to the president of Peru serving as a vehicle for the latest statement of position. The Roman cplscopato of Mexico, taking cognizance of that message, says tho Mexican clergy lias never opposed the progress of Mexico, that the clergy Is not rebellious, and that opposition to tho regulations is justified because they encroach upon liberty of conscience. The episcopate, tho statement adds, still is ready to reach a "just settlement" of the controversy. Women Leading Factors. Women are the foremost factor in the boycott. Some women, accustomed to riding in first class street cars, at present aro riding In second class cars or walking. Others, havo stored their automobiles and aro using street cars or are going about on foot. Beauty | shops aro doing less business. Vendors ot lottery tickets, who are as numerous as newsboys in the streets of Mexico City, report that even tho gnmbling spirit of tlie people Is subdued. Sales of tickets are slumping. It. Is reported somo of the big prize drawings may bo reduced in value if sales ot tickets continue to decrease. Hamilton, Bermuda, Aug. li.— (AP)—A gale, which began yesterday afternoon at limes reaching hurricane velocity, was aweoping Bermuda today. A few small pleasure craft In the harbor have been swamped and ferry service between Hamilton, Paget and Somorset hus been stopped. Some damgao was caused to building operations under way on tho Hotel Princess. Power and telephone service In tho outlying sections has been Impeded. Borah Disclaims Personal Ambition .Wichita. Kan., Aug. f>.— (AP) — Speaking before a crowd of more than 100 men. who ' atoned closely for mora than an hour, despite tho hot weather, Senator W. E. Borah, Republican, of Idaho, was warmly received by the civic clubs of Wichita at a special noon meeting. His principal theme was the matter ot foreign debts, hut he was greeted with loud cheers when he struck vigorously at tho proposed referendum of New York whose purpose, as he said, was to "nullify I bo constitution." "i am not conscious of any personal ambition," was what Senator Borah said lo inquirers who asked concerning ills possible candidacy for president. Ho was greeted on every hand by n hnrrage of questions as to his possible candidacy. NEW OIL WELLS IN COWLEY AND SUMNER A Priest Gives In. .Mexico City, Aug. 6.—(AP)—General Anaya, military commandant in Puebla, reports that Father Juan Marin, a ltoman Catholic priest in charge ot the church of Santa Inez, notified tho authorities of his readiness to adhere to the government regulations and register with the muinlclpal authorities. Thereupon It was ordered that his church be returned to him. To Consult Government. Philadelphia. Aug. C—(Al') — The action taken by the Knights of Columbus in protesting against the policy ot President Calles of Mexico in the religious situation in that country will be officially laid before tho United States government, said James A. Flaherty, su­ premo knight of the order today. Appointment of a committee to represent the Knights or Columbus was discussed at a conference between Flaherty and lending officials of the annual convention of the order which closed today. War Clouds are Low in Balkans HELEN WILLS AGAIN LOSES TO MISS RYAN. Seabrlght, Aug. li.— (AP)—Miss Helen Wills, this national women's tenuis champion, today mot her first defeat of the season on home courts when she lost to Miss Elizabeth Hyan of California, second ranking American star, In tho finals of the Seabrlght invitation tournament. The score ti-4, 6-1. it was the second successive year that Miss Wills has met ilofoiit at the hands of Miss Hyan at the Seabright tournament. Slio lost In straight sels lust yeur lo (ho vol- ertui California!!. It was also fhu first setback for the national champion since she returned lo competition a fortnight ugo after being kept out of the game for two months as the result of an operation for appendicitis in Fi'uuce. Wlntield, Kan., Aug. 0.— (AP)— Both Cowloy and Sumner counties ( received now producing oil wells today. In Cowley county tho Marland company's l.lorman No. 2, east of Wlnfielil Is showing for a producer. The Eastman field, northeast of this city has two new small wills, the Bobbins 11, and Foster und Deal's Eastman No. 2. , [u Sumner county the iioxana corporation's Van Sickle well north o- Oxford looks good for 500 barrels daily in the Tonkawu sand. West of Rainbow Bond the Sinclair company has two new wells on the Hop. lease. Holt No. 2, after a 2 quart shot made 75 barrels In tho past 22 hours. Holt No. 3, has a good site wing. WOMAN WHO KILLED DAUGHTERS WILL LIVE Atchison, Aug. ().—Mrs. A. P. Bunnell who yesterday shot and killed her two daughters, Mary 9, anil Jenn 7, tit her home southwest of Atchison, und then attempted to end her own lite, will recover, physicians said today. Mrs. Bunnell who is lit the Atchison hospital received only flesh wounds from tho ehargo ot shot which slio aimed at herself. She has no recollection of tho shunting, which other members of tho family believe took place during a period ot temporary insanity. Belgrade, Aug. 6.—(AP)—A semiofficial note, ominous in tone, says the Jugo-Slav government has ordered an Inquiry Into the recent incident on the Bulgarian frontier and "Is envisaging certain measures ot a nature definitely to as- suro the safety of'Jugo-Slav territory." The note adds that tho government's decision on the situation is expected at an early date. Political circles regard the situation as one of great gravity. At the same time it is asserted alarmist reports In foreign newspapers concerning measures taken have, no foundation in fact. It is said that tho government's object Is to try to find some method of removing for the future all causes which are likely to menace good relations between the Balkan states. T,ho Jugo-Slav government recently protested to Bulgaria against raids by comatndjl bands (Irregular forces) into Jugo-Slav territory. In reply Bulgaria denied that the rladers had received support from the Bulgarian government. On the contrary, It was added, Bulgaria was doing everything possible to compel "the Macedonian revolutionaries" to cease activities likely to create hostilities between Bulgaria and her neighbors, Tho Bulgarian reply asked why Bulgaria's neighbors, with larger standing armies than the army of Bulgaria, were not allowod by treaties to police their own frontiers. It added that Rumania had agreed to do this and Bulgaria SUB-. Bested that Jugo-Sluvia do likewise. Wouldn't You Think He Would Learn to Quit Following Him DEB Government May Put Question at National Assembly in Versailles. TODAY'S BALL GAMES NATIONAL LEAGUE. At Boston— It H E Pittsburgh ...201) 101 100—5 111 4 Boston 002 001 100—1 9 2 Batteries—Pittsburgh, Yde, Al- dridgo and Gooch; Boston. Genewich, Mogrldgo, Benton and Seimer. Paris, Aug. f>.—f AP)— The Impression in political circles is growing stronger that the •government, will ask parliament to ratify the Washington and London debt pacts Immediately after the coming national assembly at Versailles. While official circles are most reserved on the subject, such an intention Is not denied. It is understood that the government will not oppose reservations being tacked to the ratifications, notably on the question of payments. It Is expected that the final decision on the matter will bo taken at .Monday's cabinet meeting. Paris, Aug. I!.—(AP)— Financial circles were mystified today by a New York dispatch, printed here, to the effect that France would seek a loan of from $10 II,I.M )0,000 to $250,000,000 In the United States after the ratification ot the debt funding agreement. At tho finance ministry It was stated that the report was entirely without foundation. The secretary of the ministry addeil a warning against rumors, notably In connection with tho ratification question. Financial circles say no negotiations havo been begun with American bankers, nor hus Premier l'oln- caro conveyed any hint that he might, desire a loan. If he has tho intention of seeking ouu later In the year, ho has not yet disclosed It to his associates in tho finance ministry. Five Are Reported Trapped in Mine Paducuh, Ky., Aug. C—(AP)— Rescue workers reported late today that it might bo some time tonight before they could reach five miners entombed since 10 o'clock last night lu the Hudson Zinc and Spat- company's mine near Malum. Tho pumps still were going to keep out the waler, but there was no way of lolling whether the men had survived. Marlon, Ky., Aug. 6.—(AP)—Reports from the Hudson sine mine of tho Zinc & Spar Company in Livingston county today said thai five men were entombed by a cave-In and their lives menaced by water flowing Into the mine from underground streams. Tho cave-in occurred last night catching Hoy James, George l'atel- lo, Randolph Cobb, N. B. Wilson and Harry Watson. Two other miners escaped. Heroic efforts were under way today to rescue tho men and It was reported that the pumps which are regularly used to keep down tho flow of water still were In operation. The mine is owned by Wheeling, Va., capitalists. Sharp Quakes are Felt in California Ventura, Calif., Aug. li.— (AP)—A sharp earthquake lasting nearly half a minute occurred at 0:13 this morning. No Uutuage was reported. Santa Barbara, Calif., Aug. C.—A sharp earthquake shock waB felt here at 9:41 this morning. No damage was done. BABE RUTH HITS 35TH HOME RUN. Clovelanil, Aug. 0.—(AP)—Tho Yankees took the lead in tlio final game ot the series with Cleveland today being favored by a five to two score at tho end ot tho third Inning. Four runs were scored by New York In the opening session and another lu the third. The Indians runs came In the first when Burns' fiftieth double of the season drove home Jamieson and Spurgeon. Babe Ruth smashed his Hath home run of thu season off Pitcher Levscn in the fifth Inning, after having been previously walked twice. None was on base. TWO PLANES SN ROM THE b One Pilot Killed and Other is Probably Fatally Hurt Result of Crashes. Parsons Treasurer Was Short $24,000 Parsons. Kan., Aug. 6.—(API — W. W. Cavanagh. treasurer of the city of Parsons, who committed suicide here on the morning of July 20, was short approximately fl'I.MDo In his city accounts, the mayor and commissioners announced in a signed statement last night after tho city auditor had spent two week's in checking tile treasurer's bonny. Mr. Cavanagh had been treasurer of Parsous for 2C years and tho shortage dates back morn than six years. For tho past 15 years he had been an invalid and hod been carried to and from his desk at the State Bank of Parsons, where he had been cashier since 1005. Ho held the confidence of tho entire community. Floral tributes at Ills funeral were said to bo more numerous than those at any other funeral In Ihe history of tho city. A son, W, W. Cavanagh, Jr., is assistant cashier of the State Bank of Parsons. There were no shortages In tho accounts of the hank, the auditor announced. No run had been made on tho bank up to 11 o'clock this morning. BRITISH REGULATIONS ON RUBBER EXPORTS STAY London, Aug. (1.— (AP) — The British colonial office today announced that existing provisions regulating tho Malayan export of rubber will bo continued until further notice. WEATHER Kansas—Part cloudy tonight and Saturday, probably somewhat unsettled Saturday; cooler In east and south portions tonight. Oklahoma—Tonight and Saturday, probably thundershow- era; cooler tonight and in east Saturday. TEMPERATURE READINGS. U'i'el'l Ihr. (- as Officii) 4 P..M to 1 A.M li P..M Kill li A.M 8 P.M 1 '>') V A.M 10 1> 11 in A.M 12 Midnight... if) 12 Noon 2 AM 2 I'.M Muxhuuin 103; Minimum, £2, WEATHER AND ROADS. Kanwas City—I'urt ctgiKly; IO.KIH Kuiporfii—Clear; rouUa Rood, nutchiusiiii—Clear; toad* yooti. HuJIna- I'uvl cloudy; roads «ood. ColjVyvlllo—Clear; roads uuod. Pittsburg—Cl^ar; roads pood. Arkunaad City—Kuir; roads good. Wichita—Clear; roads vood. Ottawa—clear; roads good, Y(?peka—part cloudy; roada good: Rautoul, 111.. Aug. 6.— (AP) —One flier was klllotl at Chnnuiw Field here today and Another who flow lo his assistance crashed down he- side him vocoivlug injuries expected to pruv« f'.'itiiJ. First L-iemennut C. K. Partridge, Chicago, wus flying at a height of '00 feet wlion his biphine went Into a laiL spin hiid fell. Flylnff Cadet Harold C. Wilson of SelfrUlgo Field, Mich., flew his plnne to Partridge's assistance, wont into a side slip nt the same place, and nltitiu'e, and crashed less than J5U yards awny. Wilson was taken from the wrecknfiu unconscious. Partridge was dead when extricated. Coolidffe Fishes While Wife Goes On a Berry Hunt Plymouth, Vt.. Auir. UM — I'n.ihle to r'<i .-f hMii^r the mil [if favorite flport. Fr^-i- dfiit CnnUdc went fiphim: t<>• day. M» trh'rt JIS in Pin-y Hollow hrnnk, ahout n rp'.'trW'r of a mile from the fool idee f;i mi linu .-'t\ Mnnnwh:> Mr;i Vo^ihlr^ took a pall nnd went MIIPIMTI'.V- Inq. NO. 29. AMERICAN GIRL"" SWIMS CHANNEL; FIRST TO DO IT Gertrude Ederle Successful orf Second Attempt. LANDS AT KINGSDOWN THIS SECTION After Hectic Day and Night Temperature is Back Near Normal. New York Girl's Time for Extreme Test is Fourteen and Half Hours. Mellon and Italian Dictator to Confer? Home, Aug. 0.— f AP)—Tim belief persists In nfficliil i-lrcles Unit bo- fore Secretary Mell'm's dppnrtm'e Irom Rtirms Important finanelnl mutters will be dlscu^ed with Italian official:,. Mr. Mellon now 1ms bail conferences wi'.b Premier Mussolini, Count Volpl, the Italian minister of finance, ami I'mler- secretary of Foreign Affairs (Irnndl. The vlr-lt ot liin American secretary lo the fascist premier and his conversation with him are declared to have been Informal but H is asserted llial another meeting between .Mellon and Mussolini will occur wllhln a few days. In addltbii It la regarded !is probable there will ho a furlhor meeting between Secretary Mellon and Count Volpl and other officials, ostensibly of an unofficial character. In his talk with Mussolini, .Mellon and tho premier touched upon general conditions in Italy and In tho United .States. Neither .Mussolini nor Count Volpl inarh? any remarks or explanation concernlnf.' Italy's •financial aspirations and .Mellon did not ask any qunsllori concernlns theno matters. The debi settlement agreement between Italy and the I'nited States w: a touched upon in a purely "tlstorleal fasUMn." The Italian government Is lo glvn an official dinner to the American secretary while ho Is In I'tomc, REGISTRATION FOR BAPTIST MEET REACHES 700. loin, Kan., An?, ti.—(AT)—The rep.istiatlon at tho annual Kansas Ilaptist assembly lu session here August 'i lo 111, reached 7e0 today and more were enrolling. Tho convention of the state 1). Y. P. L'. and Sunday school workers opened today to last over Hunilay. Conferences of ministers and camps for hoys and girls are hcliuj maintained. Through Windshield. Newton, l'an.. Aug. 0—Miss Mary lloruowskl had per hand badly cut when she was thrown through the windshield of a car us tho car was crowded Into ti ditch by u truck about live miles north of Ilei.slon. With Miss lioniowski In tht; car er • her mother ant! other lue'iijws of tile family, hut they were not. hurt. The Philippines furnish mo-third of tho world'u supply of copra, or dried co.iouiut meat. uuuU for tho extraction of oil. Kansas City. Aug. li. — (AP) -The bent wave which sent the mercury sky rocketing yesterday drove thousands into the parks hero last night am! resulted In a number of heat prostrations In Hie middle west, faded today ami the mercury subside.! Into the low eighties. P. Connor, weather forecaster, sulci bo expected a temperature somewhere In the sixties tonlcht. Last night at mldnlcht it was SO degrees, hut had fallen lo TS here at. u this morning. In Kansas the thermometers registered llh degrees in some places yesterday, selling new heat records for the year. Mr. Connor said no rain was In sight for n day or two, at least, but that showers fell last night lu parts of Kansas und western Missouri. Kansas City, Aug. li. — /Al') — Scattered tliuuder-howers ami possibly cooling breezes wore forecast today as tho only relief from the heat wave which yesterday settled over the west and .loii/hwesl sending temperatures well above the century mark In several states. Nearly a score of deaths were attributed directiy or Indirectly to heal whllo humidity drove farmers from their fields and damaged crops. Tho highest, temperature reported was at Salina, Kan., where the mercury touched 110 degrees. .Sixteen Kansas towns reported lU'J degrees or above with streams drying up, threatening a wafer short- ago. Hot winds swept part of Texas and Oklahoma extending Into Kan-j sas damaging eoru. Oklahoma's highest point was 101! at Tulsa while Fort Worth led in Texas with 102. Rocky Mountain states recorded temperatures in the upper nineties, Arizona leading wit li ;i.S. Continued dry weather in northern Idaho and western Montana atlded to tlu; forest tire menace with several blazes remaining out of control. While no records were broken In tlie midwest several deaths were attributed to heat In Chicago and central state cities.- Unusually high humidity added to suffering in this section. Chicago's maximum was HI degrees, Ceutralia. 111. recording tin; highest temperature In this region with an unofficial mark of '.IS. Hegloiial forecasts for today indicated more moderate temperatures in tho northwest, with cooling breezes over tho Dakofas and Minnesota. Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa had the prospect of showers while continued high temperatures were predicted for Missouri, Oklahoma and parts of Kansas. Board Completes Lansing Inquiry Ueavonwonh, Kan., Aug G—(AP) — Dr. Charles Hoffman, Columbus; Lacy Simpson, MePhorson and 11. K. Peach, Emporia, members of ihe slnto board of administration, returned Inst, night to Tr-peka after spending yesterday at Lansing, whore they conducted an investigation in connee!jon with the recent mine mutiny al Ihe state penitentiary. No report on tlie probe which was requested by Warden W. 11. Maekny was made. Tho report probably will be submitted to Oov- ernor Pauie.n wlililn a few days. Members of tho board questioned a number of prisoners and some ot Ihe officers of tho Institution about; the mutiny. ' ! No questions were asked eou-j oeniing the recent attempted break | In which "Young Dale .loues'' Kansas City bank bandit, and Holier'.! Kdwards lost their lives. i Next .Monday the three men Willi return to Lansin; to convene a! parole board. One hundred audi sixty-one prisoners have applied j for parole and are eligible, to appear before the board at Its next' session, Ward';i Muekoy said. j LAUNCH CAMPAIGN ' TO SAVE COLLEGE Sterling, Kan., Aug. ti. —Sterling college Is soon lo launch her county wide cBuipalgu to save to Hlet- county her Ki'eatest asset. Klce county la proud of tlio fact that sho Is .one of the twelve, counties In the state to have, an accredited college. Sterling's continuation a.; a standard college, however, depends upon her being able, lo bring bor Interest hearing endowment lo $500,000 by March, 11127, The other counties have gotten behind their Institutions, ami now Hicu county Is going to havo a chance lo allow her loyalty. About 7a students attended Sterling College last year from Klce comity alone, and 41) of these were from'outside the town of Sterling representing eijjht dllfereut town ships. KinriR^Gwn. E-ecj. Aug. 6.— (AP) —Gertrude Ederls landod here tonight, succc-si/ully r,win- ming the English channel from Cape Gris Nez. Franre. The New York swimmer, the first woman ever to conquer the qrini channel, made the remarkable time of 1-1 hour3 nnd 31 minutes. She immediately boarded her ncoornp.tnyina tup, whicli started back for France. Miss Eclerle left Cape Grin Nez at 7:09 o'clock this morning and touched Engl'Sh fiO'l at 9: -10 o'clock tonight. Ileal. F,ng . Aug. f! i APi - fierli-cd" Kderle was wlihlii a':ve,t a mile of Klncsdo-vii, ne::r Poai on a flo...| tide at '•' :)') o - lock >,tnizM on h-T swim ncri'ss the K;ig!r--h channel. KhinHflown u n!»-»it flvn miles north of Uov<--:-. Ilovt r. Fnrland, Aug It. — i A P'• --Miss 'b-nrud Kderl.- was about, six md'-s from Pnvi'r at 7 lo oYlo.-k tonh'ht on her Km;l!s'i channel swim. Dover, i'.iut'and. Am:. li.-iAri-- Ccrlru'l'.' i-Ue.rlo. pitteUy Amrinan girl sw 1 n, in * • was ,-ib ( ..it seven miles oil' Mils pod n l 1 i: h M'.-JOC this aftrttioMfi on her- .-!';• mpf to conquer !!;.> I-.'IIL-II !i riiloel. Si'-' was nlKCi' r.*,i miles h 'Aci. ot the K.-c.-l ib.o.lw in I i:-.: i • -. i i;. She had n in ||„. \t:ii.-v '.";. hours h.ivin-: tM -gun :e-r a:!em nt Cape lii'.'i Vez oil !:o> i'liu.h --.ide, :lt. 7: Oil a. m. The u nei, w hi. '.t ha t h ; iti- i-.Ing up a had sea here, luil moderated I 'liuhliy but a hf.tvv ra'n was failing and C'e cnmlilion of tho sea v. is far fr-on f.tvoi a'de \ i' Dover. 3-1 1! .: 1 a n i!. All.' f I run p. in i - H 'idi c, ii about, half way ,o ia. ;• the ( ' i. . : n * 1, lifter six hours in t...> water. ,;ii- clilions on tins side Were lllli'.l'. ,,t- aide. A strong sou! b wewind, hiouinc: again;-'/ tin- ebb lib-. is kicking up a ha' •...», At. S3! a. in. Miss Kderl.- MIS swimming last and making good progress a li lie lo ihe norih ol a straight line across the cb;n;/;ej from Capo liris-Nez. At in o 'rlock tin. American girl was four mites north by west of Capo lii'!:--.\ez and mill making good jir.etress, although lu; wind at that hour had freshened, creating; a slight sea way. Her petition was riiMided as favorable. At noon, about f \e hon-s all. r the start. Miss lab-rle was nine mib-s out. Her I - ., s i; ion was aood and ilje weather was unciiaug. <!. '.vii 'n a. soul li w.- - 1 win.l. Al 1 l-. m. Miss Kderle. had eov,. r . ed mote (ban twelve mile's und siill was swimming stnmglv. Weather and sea condltiins were unehang. ed. Todav's aitempf at s.viuiming the F.calwh channel was no' i.b.rl- rude) K'ierlo'-t first |m rods.! e-.n to this rough waterway lying between tlie eoa-is of France and Kmrbi'id. The on" time amateur champiou. who is now a professional tiled last summer to negotiate the samo 111 mihs of waler which Neptune until now- has barred to women swiinners. Afier long training. Miss l -.'deie started from Capo litis. Nez, tile same point from wbleti sho set out today, and was within six and a half miles of the chalk cliffs of Mover when she heeamo exhausted anil collapsed in the anus of the lOgyplian swimmer Helmy, who had plunged into the water to rescue her. Miss 1'Merlci was in the water eight hours and -li) minutes, and the first part of her performance was regarded as among the b"st ever seen in the oh] channel. Shd attributed her defeat, to tho choppy sea which caused her to swallow Isrge quantities of salt water. Tin- American champion bad broken all speed marks when, almost wiihout warning and just as tho cheers for her wonderful en- duranee for eight hours had ended, tho swimmer faltered, us if In pain. Sho w:;s given lev f t.;t by her trainer Wolff", and went bravely on after a minute's rest, but had to step every few hundred yar.i.-i. roll over on her back and ma-sage her body. Then came tlie coUsr.se. Tito 11 in p and crying girl was hauled aboard the tug. LAND BANK LOANS IN JULY HEAVIER. Wichita. Kan . A S.- 1 A PI — The Federal Land !'..,:,a of WkM'a marie more loans in July, Ur-y. than it del lu .Inly I'.ii'a. l')-e.-,ii|e,-|i \u|e» Lassiter announced lod.iy. That total l;us : ness tor the month was not as gre^it as ihat of .June. i.i:o; however, lie teild. Tlie iota] number o! loans made during the mouth -ai-'t ended was 10i) and the total amount loaned was f.ITib'JOe. in June tbo total was $ U'i.l'n) and In July iy;.i, the total was f'tiij.ii'.o. Twenty Kansas Farmers borrow, ed J'iV,and '-hi New Mexico iariners taorrowed -$s.i ".';>! Colorado fanners. {I;?'.).Too and ;ni I ikl«Uoiy,« fanners borrowed ^ila.'.u" Colie, tions for the luon'h ajqi.o:. (mated S'V.>.1 l.V'i'. while 'j.'.l rvie catious for new loans were m.v.lc3 for u. total of JSBS.tvO. i

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