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READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERY DAY. THE HUTCHINSON NEWS Final Edition VOL. 1.111. TWELVE PAGES. (Eitabllihed July 4, 1872) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1924 NO. ll.v ONLY QUESTION OF FACTS FOR THE HILL JURY Court Instructs Twelve Men to Ifnor* "Expert!." CASE GIVEN TO JURORS Judge Hold* That Mere Fact Fruit Juice* Contain Alt cohol Not Sufficient Baltimore, Nov. 12.—Charging the jury In the trial of Rcpresonlii- tlve John Philip Hill, In tho United Btates district -court, for aliased • ''Violation ot the Volstead net, Judge Morris A. Soper directed the jurymen to ignore the definitions ot intoxication as expounded by Dr. • -Harvey W. Wiley, pure food expert, and Dr. Howard A. Kelley of Ilnltl- iiiove. Those witnesses testified yesterday that cider with 2.70 per cent alcohol and wine with 11.04 percent alcohol nro intoxicating. Jfe aHo told the jury to find Col. Hill" not guilty on the fifth nad elxth counts of the indictment •which charge him with maintaining a common nuisance at bis home, The testimony, the judge said, did not bear out these charges and ho therefore dlttmUssed them. Judge Soper then said: A Question of Fact. "Tho only things whlcji you have to determine in this case are questions of fact which are narrow and few. There Is no question about the manufacture and possession ot the cldor and wine. "The defendant adfhlta those charges, "The question Tor yon to decide Is whether the articles tho defend•ant manufactured and possessed are as described In the Indictment; that is: you must decide whether the fruit julco that he manufne. • tnred was wine and was intoxlcat '• ing In fact." Iflnore Experts' Testimony i Judge Soper then told the jurors they were not to accept the definition ot Intoxication as given yesterday by Dr. Howard A. Kelly, mid • Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, who said that any omuunt of alcohol, no mat. ter how small, produces some do- tree of intoxication. Tho standard ot Intoxication •which the jury should have In mind Judge Soper said, is that produced • by a beverage ' which contains enough alcohol to Intoxicate a nor- uial man when drunk In Buch quantities as a wan is able lo drink. . Intoxication, the judge added, Is what tho layman knows us bolns drunk. Refuses State 's Request. When Judgo Sopor had completed his charge. District Attorney 'Woodcock, asked him to Instruct the jury that tho burden ot proof rested on Col. Hill to prove that his fruit juices were not inloxlcat- • Ing in fact and that it was not incumbent upon the government to prove that Ihey were Intoxicating. This, Woodcock argued, is provided for In section 'i'i of the nn- ' tionnl prohibition act. Judge Soper.. however, declined to take Mr. Woodcock's construction ot the law. and refused to so charge the jury. Judge Sopor's chnrga to the Jury proceded tho argument In the case, which was opened by Arthur W. Machen, for the dofense. Mr. iMachon told tho jury it was not John Philip Hill who was on trial, "but tho last vestige of American liberty." Woodcock objected, and Judgo Sojier told Muchon he could not make an untl-prohl- bltlon speech In court. MEDITERRANEAN SUN AND PERHAPS OTHERS GIVEN TREAT BY MARY GARDEN Now York, Nov, 12.—Mary Garden has returned home weighing seventeen pounds les3 than on her departure for Europe six months ago. She now tips the scales at 112 pounds. Monte Carlo was the scene ot her weight reduction. Sho said It was due to swimming in the Mediterranean and sun baths in. her motor boat. "My friends will b« surprised when they see me In Thais with the waist ot a wnap," sho said when she left the Olympic last night. She will leave shortly for operatic duties In Chicago. Explaining how she banished the 17 pounds, Miss Garden snld she went in her motor boat about two miles off shore, got out of her bathing suit, strotch ed herself on tho deck and "let tho sun do its worst." "After sunning myself for an hour," she said, "I dived overboard, swam nhout for twenty minutes and then Went «Bhore." She added sho hoped any busybodios nshoro with binoculars strained their eyes. The singer was dressed in a green broadcloth traveling suit with brown and green hat, plumes to match, fawn colored hose and patent leather pumps. She wore a bracelet ot diamonds and emeralds and a double string ot pearls, MAJtV GARDEN She brought twenty trunks filled with Paris gowns. SEE AN END TO RUM ROW Recent Seizures Cause Great Reduction in Liquor Bearing Vessels off Coast •\Vashnigton Nov. 12.—The "end of rum row" is predicted in a treasury statement published today, embodying a review of coast guard operations in October. "A "large in- craase in the number of seizures, Including seven foreign vessels acting as supply ships. Is reported. PrOKresc In combatting liquor smuggling is attributed In part to tho incroaso in tho coast guard's facilities provided for hy tho last congress, and the ratification oC treaties removing certain restrictions on tho seizure of rum runners. When nil . f the boats and men provided for become available, It is said the service expects to be able to stop the leak at all of the "worst localities" which nro described as being too widely scattered for completely effective work at present. State Can't Help In Illegal Voting Case in Harper Co. Topeka, Kan., Nov. 12.—An appeal for help in defending his case was received at the attorney general's office today from Hoy A. "Cave, employe of a road construction company In Harper county, who assorted that ho and twelve fellow employes were arrested on '• charges of illegal voting. Cave claims ho has lived In Knnsas two years and in the precincts more than tho necessary thirty days, and that all the road workers were qualified to vote. The question hinges on whether members of a road gang cun be considered permanent residents where they are working. Their case has been set for January 12. C. 1J. Griffith, attorney general, advised the men he could take no official action in their behalf. LAST T28TIMONY IN OIL LEASE ACTION. Bonus Referendum Has Slender Lead With New Returns A PAWNEE ROCK BOY KIDNAPED Son of Methodist Minister, a Student at Winfield, Is Missing Today. NOTABLES PAY LAST HOMAGE TO SEN. LODGE Many Representatives of Nation and State at Funeral SERVICES ARE SIMPLE Bishop Lawrence, a Boyhood Chum of Statesman Conducts Rites. , Wintlold, Kan., Nov. 12—John Ayros, 19, a Southwestern College student, is missing today. The young man's bicycle was found today in the -outskirts of this city and a message to local police may throw some light In the situation. A tourist wired back from Wichita that he yesterday saw four men seizo a boy, place him In a car and speed away, leaving his bicycle lying near the local tourist park. The young man had at least $50 In his possession when Inst seen. His wife, also a student at Southwestern, fears foul pluy. Young Ayres Is a son of tho Kov. A. K. Ayers, pastor of the Methodist church at Pawnee Rock, Kan. Scores Use of Flag Beside Bible; Urges Revolt Against War Topeka, Kan., Nov.'12.—Tho referendum to pay a bonus to Spanish- American war veterans had a load of 2,:S71 votes today when reports of tho November 4 election from 53 counties, complete and fjur counties, incomplete, had been tab- ulted today. Wyandotte county, reporting complete today gave tho referendum a majority of 7,174, whllo three other counties reporting today gave a majority of 3,052 against the measure. The returns tabulated today, from 1,337 precincts, have the following vote: Yes, 122,1138; no, 120,667. Three of the four counties reporting today gave majorities for the constitutional amendment regarding classification of property for taxation purposes. The exception was In Mitchell county, where the vote was 1,790 for the amendment and 1.909 against it. Iloturns from 1,337 precincts, Including fi3 counties complete and four incomplete Bhowed the following vote: Yes, 123,842; no, 91,025. The measure has received a favorable majority in all but nino counties of the 53 counties reporting complete. Profit Taking Ends , Meteoric Stock Rise Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 12.— Testimony was closed here today in the government suit to cancel the $100,000,000 101k Hills naval reserve oil contracts and leuses with the I'un-Amerlcuu Petroleum and Transport Company ou charges of conspiracy to defraud. Arguments In tho case will start tomorrow. WEATHER AND ROADS Kansas City—Clear, roads good. .. Kniporla—Cloudy, roads good.' Sallna—Part cloudy, roads good. CoffeyvIIlo—Clear, roads good. ',. i'iltsburg—Clear, roads good. Arkansas City—Fair, roads good. Wichita — Part cloudy, roads good, Ottawa —Clear, roads good. , Xofak%—Clear, roads fiood, 1° New York, Nov. 12.—An enormous amount of profit-taking in the lending railroad and industrial issues tailed today to check the excited trading In stocks, total sales running over 2,000,000 shares for llio fourth consecutive full session. .More tbnu two score Issues attained new peak prices for the year. CHICAGO WANTS DAWES' ADVICE IN SCHOOL BUDGET Chicago, Nov. 12.—Charles G, Dnwos, vice president elect, and tho first director of tho national budget, has been suggested for a financial or budget advisor to tho Chicago school bonrd, which has mnde plans tor a $170,000,000 ten year building program. Clen. Dnwos, it is pointed out, would have tlmo before" the inauagura- tlott iu March to help get the school finances on a strong basis. Buffalo, N. Y„ Nov. .12— A speech today by Herbert Seln bo- fore the World Peace Congress of the American Council ot tho World Alliance for International Friendship through the churches, in which the speaker urged a revolt of youth ngninst participation In war, (treated a furore which was quieted only when the Rev. Dr. Win. 1'. Merrill of New York, chairman ot the congress, explained that the council was in no way bound to the viows expressed by Mr. Soin. Sein described himself to tho delegates as a Mexican-born internationalist, now receiving his education In the United States. He described as "barbarous" the placing of the flag beside the bible on church pulpits and declared that under the gulso of different national forms of religion thero lurked the sanction of war. Tho time had come, he declared, for tho youth of the world to refuse to fight. Mr. Sola's addross ended amid a mixed chorus of questioning and dissent from his hearers which continued until Dr. Morrill, ns president of tho Amerlcnn Council, requested that discussion of the matter bo dropped temporarily and declared the council not obligatud to support' Mr. Seln's expressed views. "Any honest man can say what he pleases," snld Dr. Merrill. Prof. William I. Hull of Swartli- inoro College, preceding Seln on tho speaker's Btand, declared that the time has come when the church must take a definite stand either frr war or peace. Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 12—In the simple rites ot tho Episcopal Church, funeral services were held for Senator Henry Cabot Lodge today In Christ chttr:h, which ho had attended while a student at Harvard, where Ills marriage wan solemnized and where funeral services for his wife were hold some years ago. In a voice that trembled with tho intensity of his sorrow, Bishop Wm. Lawrence of the Episcopal diocese of Massachusetts, classmate and lite long friend of Senator Lodge, read the prayers. Public Held Outside Except tor the presence ot representatives of nation, state, the judiciary, and other branches of public life, tho funeral observances were kept as private as possible In tho case of a distinguished public man. Admission to the church wus by ticket and there wore many empty pews, while thousands stood in the street outside. Tho space in front of the altar was banked with flowers, some bearing the names of those in highest official position In the nation. One wreath was sent at the request of Sir Bsma Howard, British ambassador, on behalf of the British empire. Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 12.—Representatives of the nation and state were assembled here today to attend the funeral of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, member of tho senate for 81 yenrs, and for much of- that time an- Important figure in national affairs. An early trulu from Washington brought to Uoston largo delegations to express Ihe mourning of the executive and legislative branches ot the government. Secretaries Hughes and Weeks, assigned to represent the cabinet were amonc those arrivals. Yesterday Cuptain Adolphus Andrews, naval aid to the president came to the city at'the behest ot President Coolidge ns his personal representative, called on the family of Senator Lodge and tendered the president's sympathy. Special car3 attached to the Federal Express from Washington early today brought committees ot the senate and house of representatives. Twenty- four states were represented in this congressional delegation ot mourning. Flags at Half Mast. They found the 'city's outward expression of mourning In flags at half staff everywhere. The statehouse, the city hall, the federal building and other official places in this city were ordered closed during the hours of the services. The town hall at Nahant, where Senator Lodge had come tlmo after time from the affairs of the nation to preside with dignity over town meetings, was closed all day. Count loss bells were to loll at noon In many places. PASS UP TAX LEGISLATION FOR PRESENT Adminttration Will Wait Until Regular Session. ARSENIC POISON IS FATAL TO TEN Concern Felt for Five More Inmates of Elks Home at Bedford, Va. ' Freshles Retaliate.. Baton Rouge, La„ Nov. 12.—Louisiana Stuto Unlveralty freshmen, whose bends were shaved last night by upper classmen, invaded tho Raton Rouge high school today and cut the hair of three teachers and a number of girl students. Bubonic Plague Epidemic. Socundrabad. British India, Nor. 12.—Aii epidemic of the bubonic pluguo which has caused already 1,000 deaths, IHVK broken out in the native quarter ot Trimalgiri, near hers. Woman Who Caused Husband's Flogging Taken to Hospital Miami, Via., Nov. 12.—Louis Martin Is under arrest on a charge ot conspiracy as a result ot information obtained from Mrs. Hugo tlubsch, also under nrrest regarding flogging of her husband Nov. € by a,band of masked menl Martin has boon proprietor of a pressing establishment ndjolnliig the Hubsch drug store at Cocoanut Orove. Mrs. Hubsch, who is reported to have confessed sho instigated the flogging because her husband had.of­ fended her, was In so SOTIOUS a mental condition lust night that sho was taken to a hospital, boln;-: relonsod from jail on a bond of $1,000. Her husband la a patient in tho same hospital suffering from Injuries received at the hands of tho whipping party. The sheriff's office says other arrests will be mntlTJ today. Tolman Case Won't Reach Jury Before Sometime Friday Pratt, Nov. 12.—Taking ot testi- many In tho trial of Ed Tolman, Pratt banker charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting on May 17 last of George Karris, Rock Islnnd conductor, continued today and indications were that the' stale would rest Its case about adjournment time this evening. It. is believed the defense will require a full day for testimony, which would mean tho case would not go to the jury until some time Friday. Tho Jury was excused for a time this afternoon while attorneys threshed out before rho court the matter of expert testimony by doctors and nurses who cared to the wounded railroad man prior to hW death. It has been hinted the state would produce an eye witness to the tragedy which occurred ns Mrs. Karris wan alighting trom Tolman's car. A dozen witnesses had been examined by the state up to this afternoon. Mrs. Farris, wife of the slain man who was tmupoened by the defense has not yet put In her appearance and It la understood steps to i- qulro her presence would be taken. Lynchburg, Va., Nov. 12—James K. Collins, New York City lodge No. 1 of the Elks, died today, bringing the total number of victims ot poisoned cider Berved at the Elks' national home at Bedford, Monday, to ton. ( Sixteen ot the aged residents ot tho home made iil by the cider and uow confined to the hospital, were reported today as "showing signs of Improvement." ' Daniel Crowley of SunvmerviUe, Mass., was said to be tho most seriously ill. Lynchburg, Va.. Nov. 12.—Although most ot the seventeen aged members of the Benevolent and Protective Order ot Elks, now in the hospital of the Elks Nadonal Home at Bedford, suffering from arsenic poisoning, wero Improved today, grave concern still is felt for five of them. None Is out ot danger. Superintendent Mosby said and it may be thirty-six hours or more before their exact condition is determined. The death Inst, night of "SV. II. Hutchinson of Corry, Pa., brought to nine the number ot deaths which resulted from residents ot the home drinking cldor Monday from a barrel which had been used previously to hold a plant-spraying preparation. Ono ot the victims died almost instantly and seven othors succumbed during Monday night. Three attendants at the homo mad'.; Ill by the cider have completely recovered. Superintendent Mosby and county and state authorities are convinced there was no criminal Intention In putting tho cider in the barrel. Wounded Boy Admits He Was Shot While Attempting Robbery Wichita, Kan., Nov. 12.—R. L. Llmley, 21, who Is under guard at a, Wichita hospital suffering serious gunBhot wounds, confessed today, authorities said, that he was shot by Wellington officers when ho attempted to enter the office of a lumber yard there Monday night. Llmley's first story wus that lie was hold up and shot by a Mexican In tho railroad yards here. Police said Llmley told them that after the shooting he stole a ride to Wichita on a passenger train. This story was discredited ns officers believe Llmley was brought to Wichita by a confederate, whom he Is trying to shield. Although Llmley wna wounded fcur times, physicians say he will recover. Ha will be ^turned to Wellington to stand Irlnl as soon ns his condition permits, officers said. MAY HAVE TO ABANDON A POLAR EXPEDITION i Hy Tlie Associated Prewa) Chi'lsllunln, Nov. 12-ii.. : Norwegian explorer, Otto Srcrdriip, today told the Ilerllngsko Tldendr that the latest message ho had received from ltaoul Amundsen's exploration ship, tho Maud, was "unfavorable." He cxpre""-' !'-i< ' that tho plan to drift past the North polo in tho .Wo..». IOU .- --•• would have to be given up. Victim of Alleged Poison Plot Stays by Accused in Court REMEMBER THE HEROES OF 1918 Kinsley Claims Distinction of Having Best Celebration of Armistice Day Lamed, Kau„ Nov. 12—Tho trial of Mrs. Mary K. Egglestou, wealthy widow, on a charge of plotting tho deaths of D. A. Ely and tho first wife of her deceased husband, began in Pawtieu eouuty district court today. Mrs. Egglestou was accompanied to court by Ely, one ot her alleged victims, who sat he- Bide her during the examination of prospective jurors. High Voltage Wire Causes Three Deaths Interior Department Personnel Reduced Washington, Nov. 12.—A reduction Jrom 19,172 lo 17,734 in tho personnel ot tho interior department during the past; year was announced today by Secretary Work. Of the department's fifteon branch- es.the number ot employes wns decreased In eight, while seven showed gains. The greatest reduction was in the Alaska railroad which discontinued 019 workers. The Geological Survey was reduced by 395, the pension' bureau by 2S5, tho general land office by 229, and the reclamation bureau by 241. Among the offices which added to their forces wero the patent division which wns Increased by 12S, tho bureau ot Indian affairs 93, the bureau of mines 53, the national park servico 33, and the bureau of education 20. BROOKHART LEADS BY 636 VOTES IN RECOUNT Conroe, Tex., Nov. 12—Three men wero killed instantly here today and a fourth severely burned when they came ill contact with a 2,300 volt wire which hud fallen across a sldowulk. Tho dead are: J. R. Beakiey. a merchant of this place: W. (!. Rye, ot Mllvid, Tex., and Travis Rye'of Taylor, Tex. IWEATHER1 Kansas—Rain tonight and Thursday; warmer In east portion tonight; colder Thursday. TEMPERATURE READINGS As reported by tho automatic rogis- ti'iinu HiiuKe at tho First National bank building: A P. M 5S 6 V. M IS S P. M 41 10 P. M 1! Midnight ...-to A. M V) Maximum, 4 A. M. 1 A. M. 5 A. -\t. ID A. M. 12 Noon 2 I'. If. Minimum, 35. ...."•!> ...-Hi ... 4 '.i ...41 "3 TAXI DRIVER SUES RICH tJ ( SLAYERS. Mrs. Hardlna Re3ts Bettor. J Marlon, U„ Nov. 12.- -Mrs. War-; .loliei .111., Nov. 12 - Suit for »•'.'. Ul ""''""'K' critically ill at the ,<U;O,I,I,I , va . s tiled 111 .•Irfitlt court V.hlto Oaks rurm home of Dr. Carl.I bi 'fB today against Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Klchurd I.oe'u, W. Sawyer near hero" was somewhat stronger this morning, having slept five hours lust nlgJ .it, according to a bulletin given out this morning by Dr, Sawyer, slayers ot Hobby Franks. The suit was riled In bohnlf of Charles Ream, a taxlcab driver ot Chicago, who claims the pair mutilated .him. [ strength, ot 450 men, lily Tlio Associated I'ress) Des Moluej, la., Nov. 12—Senator Brookhnrt was leading Dan hi. Stock, his Democra.ic opponent for United States senator by 040 votes at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Twelve counties had not- reported their'of­ ficial returns at that hour. Senator lirookhart mode substantial gains In several.counties during the afternoon, picking up forty votes in Wright county and 71 In Urenier. To Check Illegal Immigration Washington, Nov. 12.—The I'm' ted States Immigration horde:' putrol for the Canadian boundary Is being recruited to Its full riie Cheerful Cheruh 1 E'a.cK life must K-4-ve some sorrow. We cannot pick t.rxd cKoose. We never los« by living— By flee'ino; lire"' wi lose- - Kinsley. Kims., Nov. 12.— Kinsley, claims the honor of having hold the biggest and best Armistice Day celebration in Kansas. Tho Gilbert M. Lewis Post ot tho Amerlcnn Legion and Its nuxllllavy wero in charge of the all day program which was financed by the business men of Kinsley. The celebration opened with an automobile partuLi which was more than a mllo long. Many of the cars wero artistically decorated in keeping with the spirit of the day. Tho first prize tor decorated cars was awarded to Mrs. Nell Wood, it well known Kansas nuthor. II,ir car was made Into a float designed as a huge heart. Tho car carried the War Bahlcs of Kinsley, who were grouped In the center ot the heart. ' Trigg Addressed Meeting. Tho parade w 'a "v led by two bands. The Kinsley oand and the American Legion hand of Lamed. A community patrlotie service was held In tho high school auditorium following tho parade. There were fully a thousand people present. Fred B. Trigg, tt well known writer for the Kansas City Star, made what was considered hy many as the best patriotic spi-ech that had ever been given in Kinsley. ' The doll bugsy parade was the opening event ot the afternoon program. It and the boy and pet parade wero very Interesting. Kinsley High School was the winner In the football game with ! Spenrvllle High School. The game wus interesting from sturt lo finish. OncArmed Fiddler Wln3. There- wertt 20 ilddleas, young and old competing in the fiddlers contest. Ceo. Noll, a oiiv-urmcd fiddler from Spearvlllu was the winner in the Tho oldest fiddler taking part in tho program was Will King, one of the old timers at. Kinsley. Fiddlers came in to take part from all the towns between Dighton and Oreunsburg and Spearvlfte aud Macksvllle. There wero 2.5(10 people crowded Into tho high school gymnasium for the pro- grain and about 500 wero turned away b.jcuuso of a lack of room. -V folk diiiiclug exhibition by the high school girM was the closing event on the program. Miss Annette Kauzer, a Hutchinson youns lady who is teaching athletics at Kinsley, was in charge. The credit for the success of this big community program Is given to Harold Kerr, commander of tho Legion at Kinsley, Major 1.0. F. Ewlng, Steve Fuire.hlld, and De Witt Craft, piist-commander of the KltiHlcy Legion, I he Legion commit too; anil lo Mi.!. I., w, HurgCKS, president, uf the Auxiliary mid Mrs. C. E, Wilson, her aisUunt. REVISION IMPRACTICAL Republican Program Cannot Be Consummated, It la Felt At Short Congress Term. Washiugton. Nov. I-.— 'V\\f* n»! ministration has no present int^n (Ion ot pn-twlng for tax lo.':.•<I.'itinn at thn com in riff short S '-si n o< conRro^rt. It bp'-anii' i,m >vu tintn^ artor Socrt-tiiry Mellon lia.l mi: forred with President, coolhlio. It 1H undnrMoofi Mr. Mellon .U-'s not rnnsidor ft pnictira! M I:IK«- i:p tho problem at Mils sc.*>ion [funis.* of (he l.n'U of fimo autt in vlow "! othor liifficulMos entering hit" situation. No Special Session. NoUhcr ban tho r .v »o:> given miy con.suleratiou so far i" the calling- of a fpcclnt so.-t=fun 01 tho nort' oonKross al'tor no.vt Mami \ to consider tax rcducHon. Admin i:*mit ion official* f"f! n would IIP rather futile m renew \l\> tax finhf at (ho short se^h-n -oie. the problem has just been thn >he*l out. and tho re^uliins? law U j 'tsi now gohitf into effoef. "WUnt coiiKress UHCIT may attempt, wit lion t roeonimentlntion from the fiilmmistraUoii. is another qtioHtion. Some- elementF in the senate and house want immediate action, despite the fart ilt»l the Republican parly b-adey> • >>em agreed with the white hom.e a.> to the imuivisabiiity uC MH;II a <Min >e. Othors are pressii!« for a •< stvssion after Mavrb I. una U remains to bo developed wli>'!hfr llwy will muster suffirient strength to convince the president i\n\\ «uch a sesMou should b" ':iH''!. Some Against Delay. VnloHs Mr. Coolidge i.-^tws i special call tin: .cw congress will not meet until a year from ilie coining December. Those ivhi, are urging a special session point out that the president declared after tho act of, way perfevu^l th;it ho favored another revision at tee earUcst. opportunity and they ar^ue that a delay until late in 10l'. would tint carry out. that prc&vam. Mr, .Mellon conferred for mere than half an hour this tnnrn hit? v'th the president. If 1M understood the ((uerttlons of ti,::atU)ii was discussed iu Home detail. California Seeks Goat Giand Doctor TopeU.t. Kiiu., \'»v. A li>'ji- I' : of a warrant tor cranulition in' John 11. ili'inkl.'.v. propii'-tur of a hospital at Milt'ovd, Kan., was to he helil before tlovcruor .1. M. OiwU hen; this afternoon. ltrin|il> - y Is wanted In California, where Hie state board of ni '-lleal ox;imin:it;<Mt and registration has rharscd hnu with conspiracy u> violj'.o the state medical l.".\vs. '"ho violation is alleged t,, bavo occurred In Fehvuury VIZI when U is charged Urinkley applied for u license to practice in California hy exhibiting a fictitious Kaunas ytute . license. It is charged lirlnkley is a "graduate" ot' a Kniiain fity, Mn. medical "diploma mill." II. L. {'o .ili. Han I ''i-aiH 'l;f(i poller sergeant, WHH here l.ui r with a warrant for cxtrailii ion. Topekan Secretary To New Governor Topt-ka, Kan.. Nov. 1".—The livit. Important political appointment, "f tho new regime 'at. lb"« Iviuso was nniHiuuced thia morning Ir. the se'eelion ot Clyde Miller, Topeka, as private secretary to the go\- oriior. Hen S- I'auieu. snvernor- elect, made public the appointment today before lie left for lr,s home in Frednnia. Mr. .Miller said lie bad accepted the position, lie was recently chairman of the Republican speakers bureau for the .state, and has been active, In ihe party clrelei for a number of \ears. Ten yoari ago Mr. Miller was the KepuMlean candidate for congre ^smaii in tiio fourth ili.-trlel, but w:is defeat' d by the Iii-inocratlc candidate. Republicans Gain 22 Seats in Lower House "Ma" Ferguson's Lead Grows. Italian. Tex., Nov. l2.--"Ma" Ferguson, Democrat, had a lead of 107,817 over Dr. Ueorgo C. Butte, Republican, when complete returns from 223 oi Texas' 252 counties had been tabulated today In the election for governor on Nov. 4. Postpone Oil Lea&e Ltttlnu V,'.i.iiilnsl»n, Nov. I".. -The in tcrior department today cuiuintie.i until .Saturday a bearing on cbiiui.i for permits and leases In the. Hell Klvt-r oil field in Oklahoma. Two claimants appeared today in Blip- port of claims In mulavaluued. sections ot the (iuld, Washington. .Nov. return of official fij 20th Pennsylvania 12.- With ihe. uri -H from tho I 'uirive.hional "ion of al return '•piib:iiMii . f»i: '•r:t: e illstrict. showing tin Ui'iuo 'Tar where muffi* had r,i i'eu : iie se,.t Mi a i t lie par; y line up ia i H^re-s cmaplet" :'a!''i- • Kopuhllrdin 21.".; M.ri fanner-labor .sneial^M ". Iu tluj pr-'Scut eui;giv>'.s. wiih :e vacancies filled, the alandin^ i-j afollows: Kutmbllc-ins 223; Democrats 20"; farmer-labor 1; socialistic 1; iude pendent 1. a SENATORIAL WINNER IS UNDER FIRE UOW. .Mine.-.-.r.'iii';, ri.'rn. Ni.'.' 1-' -I I'hal'va .-, .llie^ili: v;n..:li"!l el "'' ^corrupt praetiei s aet ni i.vli.,': el i Ihu iellalririat i.;:vii!a--y e I Thomas D. ydiall, wore »u!>n)i:r...| for consideration to ;be iiei-ueplu county grand jury today by County J Attorney Floyd B. Olson,

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