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READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERY DAY. THE HUTCHINSON Final Edition VOL. LIII. FOURTEEN PAGES. (EitablliMd July 4, 1B72) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1924 NO. 117. LABOR JOINS IN DRIVE FOR THE AMENDMENT A. P. of L. to Push for Ratification of Child Labor Act. 3,000,000 WORKERS Bin: Labor Convention Also Consider* Federal Department of Education. REFORM MEN THROUGH LOVE (By This Associated Prnsn) EI Paso, Tex., NOT. 17.—Reinforcements for the movement to establish a federal department of education are sought In the 44th annual convention of the American Federation of Labor, opening here todny. If sponsors of an endeavor to intensify the federation's campaign for the department are successful In the convention, the enterprise, linked with a drive for the- ratification of the federal child labor amendment, will bo launched immediately In every etato with a view of bringing tho question prominently before tho new cou- gresg In December, 11125. Resolutions seeking this end received serious consideration In the pro-convention gatherings here yesterday and In the departmental meetings last week. Voice of 3,000,000 Worker*. Some 400 delegates, spokesmen for nppproxlmntely 3,000,000 work, ere afriliatod with 107 craft or­ ganisations within the American Federation, faced In entering their Initial session today, tho tnsk of shalng labor's program In Industry, politics and civic enterprise for the coming year. Dobato In three departmental conferences last week forecast a general convention koynoted on a determined stand against wage reductions. , Mexicans Meet Also. Labor Interests of t?.'o countries center In this district today, for as i the American Federation opens Its convention here, the Mexican Confederation of Labor meets for Its annual session In Juarez, Mexico, directly across tbo internationally bridge. Tho two conventions will begin simultaneously and the Mext- can delegates will mar in In n body lata this afternoon to Liberty Hall for a Joint session with tho Americana on Tuesday afternoon, under final plans the American convoi- tion will move to Juarez for a joint session In the Juarez theater. Spiritualist Tells Ot Chat With Woodrow Wilson Great Bend, Kan., Nov. 17.—The Ureat Bend Spiritualist Society has the Radio clubs backed off the boards when It comes to getting messages through the air. Charlie Vancll, head of tho local Spiritualists announces that the seances held regularly at the Van­ cll home have been receiving communications from a number of prominent personages who are now in the land of Glory. "I talked with Woodrow WilBon tho other night," he announced. "It was the third time that he has talked to us." A little band of peoplo meet almost nightly at tho Vancll home to receive these mossages. He talks about talking with folks who have died, as though it was a casual conversation In which tho person on the other side Is as personal almost as though he were present in this life." . , "We have had messages from a lot of folks here," he continued, and mentioned several instances. One man, he said reappeared some time since his death and In conversa­ tion said that his wife wanted to sell their home but ho didn't want her to. "Shall I toll her your wishes?" said Charlie., "No, It wouldn't do any good," tho spirit replied. Charlie asked a ronl estate man tho next nay If the wife wanted to sell the homo and the real estate man said she was talking about It but he didn't know that anyone knew about It. Another man Charlie said, had appear.d within a week after hia funeral. He had not been on tho other side long enough to know where he was, what plane he was in, as they have different planee over there. A great divine has appeared before them, ho says four times and hat given tour wonderful lecturos. When he first appeared he said he was going to give them a serins of seven lectures and so he Is to appear three times more. He also says that the spirits have played a piano in the Vancll home when the lid of the piano was lock, ed and the top also tied down with a cord. They have likewise moved the piano, And that's that. I OBJECT TO COLOR LINE IN DEATH EL'GBNB V. DEBS Terre Haute, Ind., Nov. 17.— Eugene V. Debs Is home again, looking 20 year3 younger than he did when he returned from prison three years ago. Six mouths ago tho Socialist loador was reported critically 111. Then ho dropped out of sight. Now he Is back—back from the north woods. Four months he lived up there, "taking naturo's cure and living like an Indian." "Now I'nr never going to slow down," ho declares. "The wrinkles are all on the outside. There are none in my heart." He confided his newest ambition. He wants' to ho a prison warden. "I would dismiss tho guards," he muses. "I would reform the men through love, and teach thorn to be men. And I would see that they got their chance when they went out." GOMPERS IN WARNING AGAINST BUREAUCRACY. 101 Puso. Toxns, Nov. 17,—Industry miiit solve Its own problems or fare the alternative of state In- truilo'i. the American Federation cf I.an.IT'S Kxoeutlve Council re- I-.Tt..•>! today to tho organisation's n'.'nual convention here. State lu- t u -in.-i, ;t added, "must Inevitably 1 io bureaucracy anil brcak- ceivu." "i''..:i'-:(ry must (Ind Its own way tl..----u li the difficulties with which li. is be-ot," said Ihe report. "There Is no magic, wand with which barriers may be waved aside. There la no outside ugenoy, governmental or otherwise, which may be called in us physiclau to cut away tho on- tangloinonts. Democracy cannot come to Industry through the state." Samuel . Gorapers, president of the Federation and ten other members of the committee signed the report. "We must point out," it con­ tinued,—'iand we wish to emphasize the point beyond mistake— the road to democracy In industry Is not a road that labor can travel •lone. Democracy In Industry implies and Involves the participation of every useful element In Industry. While there are largo groups of employers that Btlll hold the despotic attitude which denies to labor its mm., elemental'and fundamental rights, progress toward democracy !« being made. While there are groups-of employers that still refuse to recognize the right of wugo earners to organize freely and to bo represented by men of their own choosing, progress toward democratic practice still continues." WEALTHY WOMAN STABBED TO DEATH American Legion Poata Pro- teat Against Separation of Negro Vets' Names. (By The Associate*'Press) Washington, Nov. 17.—Vigorous protests are being made against the separation of the names of white and negro treasury employes killed In tho war on tablets recently placed In tho lobby of the department register's office. One of the protests, addressed to President Coolldgo by Wost A Hamilton, commander of the James E. Walker post of the American Legion, described the action as most vicious bit of discrimination and un-Amerlcanism." Secretary Sleuip, replying, said the matter had been referred to Secretary Mellon at the president's direction. Upon receipt of this letter, the Walker post dispatched messages to the Walter Carter post of Boston, Chnrles B. Young post of New York, Lemuel iloydston post of Cleveland, and the Tlllman-Hnr- poole post of St. Louis, charging that the "drawing of the color line in death" was an Insult to 400,000 negro veterans and urging them to join In the protest to tho secretary. ILLEGAL PERMITS AID BOOTLEGGERS Clearwater Woman Murdered In the Northern Woods, Bride of Three Weeks, Angry Motorist Slew the Man Who Ran Into His Car Clearwater, Kan., Nov. 17—With a knife In her sldo, Mrs. Elsie Lu­ cas'Elliott Wheeler, wealthy land ov nor of Clearwater, and a bride of three weeks, wa3 found dead yesterday in a lonely cabin on the shores of Lake - of - tho - Woods, about 50 miles from the Canadian border, in northern Minnosota, according to word received here by her brother Robert Lucas. Details of tho tragedy are lacking. Tho Wheelers, who are well known around Clearwater, wore married here on October 22 and three days later left for the north woods country, of Minnesota by motor car. Wheeler, who IJ un ex-service man linil arranged to take a claim near Warroad, Minn., where tho couple planned to spend the winter. Robbery is bellved by rolatlves to have been the motive for the killing, since it Is known that Mrs. Wheeler had considerable money with her. Mrs. Wheeler formerly was Mrs. Lawrence Elliott and owned 400 acres of rich farm land on the outskirts of Clearwater. Her first husband Is now in California. The body will bo returned to Clearwater (or burial. Chicago, Nov. 17.—Harry G. Dodd. St. Louis, brother of Theodore L.' Dodd, Evanston, died here today of a fractured Bkull which he suffered when ho was attacked by two unidentified men last night, following an altercation and an automobile accident. Dodd's car collided with another, which was occupied by two men and a woman. In an argument following the collision, one of the men, it Is claimed, struck Dodd with a blunt weapon. A watch and two diamond rings were missing when police found the man. ST. LOUIS POLITICIAN CHECKED INTO PEN. Government Committee Investigating Unusual Number of Alcohol Permits. Washington, Nov. lT.^-Chairman Couzens of the special senate com mlttoe investigating the Internal revenuo bureau, declared today he was convinced by the reports or the committee Investigators that a large number of industrial alcohol permits had been Issued Illegally and furnished the principal source for bootleggers. At an executive session of the committee Wednesday, the chairman will recommend a thorough Investigation into that phase of the prohibition enforcement. He said today It did not seem reasonable that the demand for Industrial alca. hoi Bhould have Increased "in leaps and bounds" since the Volstead law became effoclive. The investigators had discovered he said, that strong influences had been brought to bear on tho Internal revenue bureau to obtain alcohol permits.- In addition to Investigation of tho prohibition unit, the committee will go Into enforcement of the tax laws.' Senator Couzens said the committee was centering one angle of Its Investigation on the cause of tho decrease of 122,000,000 in income taxes from 1S16 to 1920. He said about $2,000,000 of those taxes I 'had been traced In tax exempt se- surlties and the other had been claimed to be due to depreciation In business. Tho dates for open Ing public hearings will be determined later. WORLD FACES BIG SHORTAGE OF BREAD GRAIN A Total Shortage of 574,000,000 Bushels Reported. VERY SHY OF WHEAT International Institute Figurei Show Europe is Short of Rye, Too. KANSAS BILLET FOR THE KIDDIES It is the First of American Legion's Regional Billets for the Orphans. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 17.— W. P. "Dluty" Colbeck, proniiuent St. Louis river ward politician and head of the Egau gang, and eight of his lieutenants, were received at the federal penitentiary yesterday to begin serving twenty-flvo years each for complicity In the mall rob bery at Staunton, 111., May, 1023. CHICAGO'S TALLEST BUILDING OPENED Dozen Villages Were Destroyed (My Tho Ass-o^lnled Proas) Bnttivla, Java; Nov. 17—The number of pontons killed iu last Wednesday's earthquake now Is officially estimateu at 510. A dozen v:l -icj v TO ••! • yed. The earth Is still trcm'iling. Arrives in Japan. (My Thu Asseelau-O Press) Toklo, Nov. 17.—Edgitr A. Bancroft, American ambassador to Japan, arrived hero today. He will bo grvon an audience by the Prince regent Wednesday when he will present his credentials. WEATHER AND ROADS Tulsa Celebrates Water Opening Tulsa, Okla., Nov. 17.—Tulsa declared a holiday at uoon today and prepared to celebralo until the night hours tho official opening uf the city's new $7,600,000 wator project, which will bring pure water to the city from a source 05 miles away in tho Spavlnaw hills. President Coolldgo in his office In Washington \va» to press a button, officially releasing tho water Into the city mains at 3 o'clock at the height of the celebration. Gov I.K li. 'J'raiip, standing by a golden faucet, is to catch tho first drops in n golden goblet which ho will piiss to Mayor Hotmail F. New- block. Tho major will drink tho first otfical draught. There will bo speeches and a parade, and tonight a hugo dance. Chicago, Nov. 17.—Tho now Strauss Building on Michigan Doulovard of 3a stories, Chicago's tallest skyscraper, was opened to the public today. The structure rears Its tower 475 feet above the boulevard. Saved by Tree From Going Into River Concordia, Kan., Nov. 17.—Al though Fred Morgan's automobile is wrecked as a result of crashing Into a tree near here last night, the mishap probably prevented hlB /dunging Into tho Republican Klver, Morgan, a farmer living six mtleo north of here, was approaching tho Republican river bridge when thought he heard a noise to tho rear. Turning to look his car left the road and struck a tree, tho only obstruction between him and the river. He was slightly Injured. Below Zero In New York State New York, Nov. 17—Cold weather records for this date of man; years standing \ ere shattered parts of New York and New England last night and early today the mercury In some places dropping to zero or below. In North ern New York there was a considerable snow-tall. USE BIG DIRIGIBLES AS SCHOOL "SHIPS" Washington, Nov. 17.—A, special class of officers la to forraod at l.akehurst by the navy department to train conuiiandors for lighter than air craft of tho Zeppelin type. Tho Shenandoah and her sister- ship will be used as school ships. Kansas City—Clear roads rough, rough. Arkansas City — Fair, roads rough. Saliiia-rClear, roads dusty. Cotfeyvllle—Clear, roads muddy, and rough. Pittsburg—Part cloudy, roads muddy and dough. Wichita—Clear, roads rough. Ottawa—Clear, roads good. Topeka—Clear, roads rough. Sninoria— Clear, roads rough. STOLEN DIAMONDS IN Can Limit Payments. Washington, Nov. 17.—The secretary of the Interior can limit the quarterly payment to Incompetent Indians to 11,000, the supremo court held today In a caao from Oklahoma. Ratings Must Stand Washington, Nov. 17—Compensation ratings made by the United Stales veterans bureau ure not re­ viewable by tho courts, the sup­ remo court held today. FIVE KILLED IN SUNDAY SMASHES. KIDNAPPED AND $15,000 TAKEN Theatre Manager at Kansas City Seized and Theatre Receipts Stolen by Bandits. (By Tho Associated Press) Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 17—A conference of state adjutants of tho American Legion here today heard of the work of tho Kansas department In child welfare work from Ernest A. Ryan. The first regional legion kiddies billot was established near independence, Kan., he said, following a gift of a 388 acre farm and ?25,000 cash by Dan A. Dabney of Independence. The gift was made in memory of his two soldier sons. For Child Welafre Survey Plans for a complete child wel fare survey of the various stdto departments will bo discussed by the n.ljutants In cooperation wlthl the welfare committee of tho national leg'on organization. It must be remembered that the child welfare program of the lr.1- Ion is oni of tho fir t general and comprehensive national child wel- .•e movements ever fostered by any organization," Mr. Ryan said. 'It Is up to the departmental child welfare chuirmau to interpret tho needs and conditions iu his particular state. A Ten Year Program Mr .Ryan declared ft. would take five or ten years for the legion to carry out its preliminary program relatl e to child welfare. In our Kansas campaign we on- deuvored to Impress upon the people thnt we were not establishing an orphanage, but a ho- • for the children of our comrades who dl"d Jn the service, or who have been unable to keep up thi fight since being mustered out." BROODING OVER TRIALS, SUICIDE Two Men in Leavenworth County Awaiting Trial, Take Their Lives. (By T1I<J Associated Pr.-sO Rome, Nov. 17.—Tha world to. year faces an estimated br»M;i grain shortage of 574,000,000 bus;*.- els—401,000,000 of wheat and 17a.- 000,000 of rye—it is estimated by ' r . K. Dohe-ty, commissioner of the International Institute of Agriculture. Tho eetlmato Is baaed upon official returns to the Institute from all important, countries ot tho world, with the exception of Russia, Mr. Dohcrty said. Recent forecasts of European requirements have ranged from B00,- 000.000 to (150,000,000 bushels of wheat, ho said. He estimated that, the bread grain shortage In Kurope, as compared wUh production and consumption, last. year, would bo 3 !o.- 000.000 bushels divided million bushels of wheat and 107.5 million bushels of ryo. Urged to Grow More. Fort Worth, Tex., Nov. 17.— In view of tho worid'3 s!ioita_:o of wheat, 11. U.'Dorsoy ot tl.« T^r.iM Grain Dealers' Associ.'tti-m :n a statement issued today ury.e-1 Texas farmers to plant alt too wheat possible before DIM txtitwr I. despite tho lateness In the Luncheon at the New School Veteran Correspondent Dead. Washington, Nov. 17.—Oustav J. Karger, veteran correspondent of the Cincinnati Times-Star, died yesterday at the age of 58, after an operation for appendicitis and gall stones. Kansas City, Nov. 17.—Six bandits today kidnaped Gustav Eyssell, treasurer of the Frank L. Newman theaters, in tha h-art of the downtown district and escaped with $15 ,000 which was being taken to a bank. The money, representing the Saturday and Sunday receipts of the Royal and Newman theaters was being carried to the Commerce Trust Company by Eyssell. He was seized by two of the bandits as he neared the entrance of tho bank and forced iuto their car. A patrolman who was following Eyssell was disarmed by a third man when he attempted to draw his gun. Eyssell was put out of tho bandit car on tho north side, several blocks from the Bcene of the hold up. Took Detective Also. John L. Barkley, a city detective, was also kidnapped by the mon. It occurred shortly before noon. Eyssell, with Barkloy in tho rear, as guard, was taking the receipts to the Commerce Trust Company at Tenth and Walnut streets. As thoy neared tho Tenth street entrance of the bank two men seized Eyssell and forced him Into a motor car standing at the curb. Barkley started to draw his gun and immediately was seized by a man who was walking at his side. Disarmed Officer. A fourth man disarmed Barkloy and ho waa forced to get Into the car with Eyssell. The men drove oft through tho downtown district to Third and Holmo9 streets where Eyssell and Barkley were put out of the car." This was tho second time Eyssell had been kidnapped by robbers. Onco before he was forced to accompany men who held him up in tho offices of the theatro company, obtaining Saturday and Sunday receipts. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 17.— Two men, brooding over pending trials on criminal charges, have chosen death, in Leavenworth county, In the last two days, Thomas Powers, 22, bound over to tho October term of the district court last Wednesday on a charge of highway robbery, took his own lite early Sunday morning. Had Killed Janitor. ' John Bott, -IS, facing trial on a charr.e of complicity In tho murder of W. II. Jefferles, u janitor at Kansas university last spring, was found tlead at his home two miles south of Reno yesterday morning, He had been dead about two weeks. A .22 caliber rifle, one bullet discharged, lying beside the body, bore silent witness to tho tragedy. Powers killed himself In the shadow of his own home, firing a shot from an ancient model si.x- shooter, through I1I3 head. A half- hour- before ha took his life ho Informed a friemrthut "he was going to bump himself off." Ho had been brooding for some time over his pending trial. He Was a Recluse, Bott was a recluse and lived by Tho membership luncheon of the Chamber of Commerce will be held at tho Lincoln school, start 11K promptly at twelve o'clock on Wednesday noon. Tile speaker will be Dean Schwegier of the College of Education of tho University of Kansas. Immediately follow-in-.; tho address an opportunity will be giv. en to Inspect, the new school building and see the school In actual operation. This is a part of tho program for National Educational Week, and it is hoped thnt a large number of the members of the Chamber of Commerce will accept this opportunity to visit this eplcnilid school building. Reservations for the luncheon must lie made Tuesday that plans: may bo made for tho eervh <: "Please, make your reservatio-.e; early," requests .Manager I-lti 1'. Hacked. WEATHER Haskell Man In Trouble. , Omaha, Neb., Nov. 17.—Albort WICHITA PAWNSHOP 1 Emory, 30, claiming to be a former ' Haskell Indian football player is hold by police here for investigation in connection with the thott of an automobile. Chicago, Nov. 17.—Five persons were killed and IS others injure here during Sunday automobile accidents, bringing the fatality total j for the year to 597. The dead included Captain Peter Chrlstenson 53, head of a firo truck compan; which was responding to a false alarm. His truck struck a taxlcab the driver of which was released Three other firemen and two w men taxlcab passengers wore in Jured in the crash, none seriously. Uphold" the Act Washington, Nov. 17—That sec-, tion of the transportation act of; 1920 under which tho Interstate- commerce commission Is author-1 ized to Isstto emergency transportation orders was declared con-\ stltutionul and valid today by the. st.premo court. I Kansas—Fair tonight and Tuesday; slightly Colder tonight. TEMPERATURE READINGS As reported by the automatic registering Kiiugii at tho First National bank building: 4 P. M 69 4 A. M -II 8 P. M 50 6 A. M tiS 5 P. 11 49 8 A. M 40 10 P. M 48 10 A. M SO 12 Midnight ...47 12 Noon !•-> 2 A. 11 4'. 2 P. M 00 Maximum. 60; Minimum. 3S. U. S. Marshal Stuck In a Grap Game Oklahoma, City, Okla., Nov 17 Judge William A. Zwlck, in state district court hero todav, refused to o lor Alva McDonnld, United | WINFIELD WOMAN ON TRIAL himself. Until threo weeks ago he had been employed ou tho farm ot Gene McKono, threo miles weBt of Reno. He susplcionod another man in the employ of McKono ot being it detective and quit his job three weeks ago. Bott, with Mollie Jefferles, widow of tho dead man, was to have been tried (luring the November term of court of flouglas county at Law- rencp. Tho trial recently was continued. The Tip Came From Postal Inspector Chicago, Nov. 17.—Jesse .S*o\vfon, nno of the Newton bro'hers of Texas and one of the bandits who has pleaded guilty to tho J'.'.OOO.noo Rondout, III., mail train robbery, toilay testified that n tip from William J. Fahy, former postofficc inspector, sent him and other* of the band to Indianapolis last spring Intending to commit a $100,000 payroll robbery. Bound and Gagged Merchant in Daylight Junction City, Kan., Nov. 17 —Two men driving a small roadster entered tho jewelry store of Erwln Puncher at Chapman, 12 miles west of hero at 9:30 this 'morning, bound and gagged'thu proprietor and escaped with $38 Iu money, thirty watches and a quantity o( other jewelry. Turn Back the Roads to Germany flly Tbo AK3ect :itf<l PI-HSS) Essen, Germany, Nov. 17.— Tho railways In the occupied area were turned back to Germany at midnight, by the Franco-Belgian railway administration, as arranged in the carrying out of the Dawes plan, without a hitch or untoward incident. Wichita, Kim., Nov. 17.—Sam Miller, sixly year old pawnbroker here, was arrested today after a search of his store revealed several thousand dollars worth of diamonds believed to have bean stolen by John It. Smith, Kansas City bandit, who was captured during a holdup ot a Jewelry store ihore a few weeks ago.. Miller is being held lor Investigation. Farm Inquiry Starts. Washington, Nov. 17.—The commission appointed by President Coolldgo to Inquire into agricultural conditions and suggest a program for stabilizing faimlug, be gan its work today. Burlesque King Dead New Vorli, Nov. 17-Edward Fi. Rico, veteran theatrical producer and known as the "father of burlesque," died at a hospital last night after a week's illness, lie was 75 years old. To Rebuild. Jersey City, N. J„ Nov. 17.—Im mediate reconstruction of tho Kile Railroad Company's waterfront property wiped out by a $1,000,000 fire was ordered today. rAeCheerfUCheruW Although I w*nt «. lot of friends CI p'a.tKep like m.y fellow men) I'll be complete. within myself-— No tre-g-cKcry ctri Kurt me. tV»«n. Stutc-i Marshal, for tho western district of Oklahoma to pay 5100 to A. It. Griffith of El Reno, on tho ground that tho sum represented u gambling debt.. Testifying for himself McDonald told tho court: "1L made twenty straight pauses, and I just figured It was u croohed crap game." The alleged game was iu an El' l.'harlea Cummins, at Arkansas Reno hotel. I City about a year ago. Many jurors had formed (.pinions ou the ease tl-.ey s -id today when called. KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH DEPARTED HUB3Y. FOR SLAYING HUSBAND Wlnfiold. Kan., Nov. 17.—Because of a shortugo of jurors the trial o!' Mru. Ida Cummlnr, was de : layed for a tieiu today until nnre veniremen cculil bo called. _ Mrs. Cummins Is being tried ' on a cSiat'KQ of slaying her husband, WICHITA HAS CHANCE AT BIG MEETING. countries will Invade this city fori New Yo-'k, .Nov. 17.—Mrs. Bula their 1920 intern-tlional convention KUIIUMUIKOU CioUer, who arrive;! Wichita, Kan., Nov. 17.—Whether thousands of ltotatians front '-* , ! ~ v '- v -" -Mrs. Bula d .'.ill depend hugely on the report! from Ireland to-lay. said that she iiuule to the inte.n:!tional hoard ot ! had been in .-;h:ritua'isr.ic communi- •lireclorn by Dr. Harry Fish ot: cation with h.-r husband, tho late :-ayre, Pu„ and Allen .Street of: Tammany riiicftain, off ami on. Oklahoma City, officers of the or- His spirit came to lur most often -anizatlon, who are here today In-! In Ireland because thing* over .pectli'.g the city for Its convention possibilities. | On Conspiracy Charge | Kansas City, Nov. 17- Sovwi i termer federal prohibition ngo'ita ; went on trial here today on ; charges " of consplmcv to violate [ the prohibition laws , there were more peaceful, she said. tranquil ami PASSENGER ENGINEER INSTANTLY KILLEO (Ity Tho AiHoceited Ih -esHj Scdalia, Mo,, Nov. 17—Engineer George Dimert of Kt. Louis, was insUnt'y killed at Syiaeii.-e. Mo., twenty-two miles ea.-it of Sedai'.n, early ibis morning when ea =tbo'.iei .,lis.;ouri Paelific train No. lie-: Sunflower Special, crushed ir.-o westbound pessemror tviin No. til. which w:u sian iiii.; on the ie....a line of tha' road. Dlmer; w.ts mopping from !e« en^inu and w:is cue lit. betwe-i t' locomotive und v, Liter tank !K e ' crushed to death. MRS. J. P. MORGAN IS PNEUMONIA VICTIM Highland Fal'-, N. Y., Nov. i:.-Mrs. France, l-\ ycr ,; , :i. w;i-,\v or J. Pierpont V ,,:an. aied tit he; home here 1;; , eylit. Mrs. Mor.:i:i, -v'r.o w.is S2 )'-• -'in-, old. suffeeU a 'e ten d;i\s followed by [ineiiuioni.l. Sie; h:o! been uneons'-:oiu for lour dciy^.. Indian Land Decision. Washington. Nov. 17.—The 1:1- pivn-.n i-eiii-t todny deelared th.-'it kind [iltrrhaHed by Indians troia lends ilerive,| rroni their allotment* cannot he alietiaieil without tho consent of the secretary of the interior. Resting Quietly, Marion, O., Nov. 17.—Although Mrs. Florence Kline Harding was resting quietly this morning, her kidney and liver complication.-, were moru marked today. ' To Leave Board Topeku, Kan., Nov, 17 —Mrs Kleaiior Tripp, of Kansas i.'it> Kan., a member of the state movie, censor board, will reslKU Iieeem her 1 to bei-one the bride of Wlo ship Scott, Junctlou City lewuU-r.

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