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READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERY DAY. THE HUTCHINSON NEWS I Final [ Edition VOL. LIU. SIXTEEN PAGES. (Eitlbllihtd July «,1872) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1924 NO, US. MANY PERISH IN ICY GALE ON ' ATLANTIC COAST New England Coast In the Grip of • Winter Gale. MANY CRAFT MISSING tragic Tales of the Storm Coining in from Along, the Coast. New York, Nov. 18.—Leaving in Its path death and disaster, the great gale which for 43 hours held } the Atlantic seaboard in icy grip, appeared today to have swept o'lt to sea. Ten known uend, many missing, huge property losses to shipping and wholesale damage ashore, was the toll In this section. Today -while life saving agencies voro mobilized to search the seas for missing craft and missing men, the wind abated. Weather forecasters predicted milder temperatures, with possible rain or snow in adjacent districts. It wan 20 degrees above zero In New York City before noon. Many Frozen to Death. Tragic tales of the storm havo tegun to drift In to the news Chan- He' , A barge skipper died of exposure, at the end of a rope which •was hauling him from the water to safety'Aboard a United States reve- | aite cutter. A wealthy man dozed In his 'automobile In n garage and died there. A poor man froze to death In an Elizabeth tenement while his son •was out looking for work. Amnesty Granted Former Premier * ' By the French MELLON'SCAR MADE WILD DASH DOWN AVENUE Went Down the Street in Washington at High Speed. I FEELING HIS ELECTION OATS SMASHED UP THINGS The Secretary. Was Not in Car—Talk of Lynching the Chauffeur. Scores of fishermen and rum - M. Caillaux. (By The Associated Press) Paris, Nov. 18.—Joseph Caillaux, former premier, who In October, 191S, waa found guilty of having "impeded prosecution of the war," wa.8 voled amnesty today by the senate, 176 to 10-1. The amnesty bill was adopted by the chamber of deputies last July. Louis Malvy, former minister ot convicted of cotnmun- the enemy during the war. and banished from France for three years, was voted amnesty by 195 to C2. Next to the Dreyfus trial perhaps no case has excited wider Interest or greater animosities among the Washington, Nov. 18.—Police making n drlvo to end traffic deaths here, added to their exhibits of evidence today a cabinet officer's automobile, which In a dash down Connecticut avenue, sent two men 'to hospitals, demolished a truck load of building material which got in Us path, and left a , wake of broken automobile parts ! and crushed curbing. The car, a roadster, was listed as belonging to Secretary Mellon, but he was not In It. Arthur E. Slxsmlth. secretary oC Mr. Mellon was a passenger and Sixsmlth's chauffeur, a negro, waa held by tha police. Eyewitnesses declared a crowd surrounded the car when it finally came to a halt and that cries of "lynch him" were shouted at the driver. The crowd became greatly incensed, it was, said when the nesjro chauffeur In reply to a question, said: "Sure, 1 waa gong about 4& miles an hour. What of It? Everybody goes fast over this bridge. (The Connecticut avenue bridge)" "Really, they seem to b making a lot ot fuss over nothing," Six runners were caught in the gale j j ' abandoned sinking small craft nnd , ' i > ' ° th Calllaux •were rescued by coast cutters or police tugs. A few arrests for liquor smuggling were recorded af- ler such rescues. Seek Missing Craft. Speed boats from the Brooklyn Navy Yard, police boats and rove- nue cutters are scouring the waters beyond Sandyhook for "Th« Frolic," a sloop which with seven men nboarV., put out for Sunday outing and has not since been heard from. Weighed down with ice qlpaks, freight and passenger ships «r» arriving far off schedule with reports ot 80 to 90-mile gales encountered as they neared tha American- contk nent. Some carry smashed life boats and davits boats have been empty washed when away. Thus far, however, only one of the incoming ships has reported the loss of life. Adding to the casualties of the storm there have been several eerles of water front fires, culminating last night in the destruction of an oil barne, n tanker and several hu?;e storage tanks, on Staten Is'.and Sound. The property dam PKe nltrrhuled to the storm, direct- I; or indirectly is estimate* In the millions. Hard Battle With Storm. Thi) United States line America u.vuo in today hours overdue, after a hunt battle with the storm. Oilier trana-ntlantlc cruft, passen ger and freight, whose arrival has l>ei»n postponed a day because of tlis storm, included: The Cunard J.iner Assyria, from Glasgow; the Joseph Calllnux, financier and political leader whoso career as a statesman made him a figure of world prominence In the decade before the world war, became the butt of attack durlfig the crisis of tho middle period of the European war when he was accused of trying to bring about a compromise peace with Germany. Calllaux was accused of various intrigues Involving correspondence with members of the enemy camp and upon the advent of Clemen- ocnu to power, Caillaux was arrested and after a long delay tried on a charge of high treason by the high; court ot the senate. ' CffllUlUx wan acquitted on this charge but found guilty...of.;, the lesser offense In connection which amnesty now has been extended. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment and restricted to residence within prescribed areas for five years and the'loss of civil rights for ten years. As he had already been Imprisoned a long time while awaiting trial, ho waa released shortly after his conviction but remained subject to the other penalties imposed. smith said la response to telephone . Inquiries. "There wasn't much damage done—two men were only slightly hurt. I believe." The roadster was going at such a speed, witnesses said, that its engine roar-sd like an approaching piece of fire apparatus. When It finally struck n curb, it carried 14 feet of tho stone with It. Big Mail Robbery Was Framed Up At Kansas City Chicago. Nov. 18.—Plans for the million dollar mail robbery in Chicago were first discussed In Kansas Newton, 22 firar Newton City, Japuary 10, Joe year .-old "kid" ot the brothers, who have pleaded guilty In connection with the $2,000.000 mail train robbery at Kondout, III., June 12 last, testified today. Joe took the stand gave supple- Shot Down With Arms Full Of Bundles THE RAILROADS BREAK RECORDS Greatest Movement for One Day in History was in October. h!s brother, Jesse, who with a road brimmed cattleman's hat in New York, Nov. 18 —Railroads of tho nation thus far In 1024 have established seven 'records In the .transportation .of freight without car shortage or congestion, the car service department; of tho American Railway Association reported to that organization today in semiannual session. Four records were set in Octo- 1,030,311 freight cars, laden and Question Pastor Over Wife's Death (By The Associated Press) Columbus, O., Nov. IS.—Hev. C. V. Shaatsley, for nine years pastor of Christ Lutheran church lloyal Mull St Jam packet UnorOrnai 0 ' «« xl eV; , «• suburb, was being from Hamburg; the Swedish-Amer-l Westioned by police today In con- lean liner Kingsholm, from Goth- "«<•«?» * «..."}« ,«»'"»8 »' niiburg; the Cunardor Aurenia, from Liverpool and tho American liner Mongolia, from Hamburg. Almost to Zero. Boston, Nov. 18.—A wintry blast iwlth high wind nnd a temperature dropping nearly to zero in parts ot New England has brought death to two men, distress to ships along the coast from Maine to Cupe Cod end delay to trains. Kansas City Bull Is Grand Champion Kansas City, Nov. IS.—Laurel Perfection, fifth, aged Hereford bull, exhibited by Kansas City owners, became grand champion of the American Royal Livestock^ show hereitoday, when he defeated Prince Donilnio, 144th Junior champion, from Littleton, Colo. Luurel Perfection fifth has been • consistent winner in •tato fairs this year. The bull weights about 2,300 pounds. ashes of his wife's body in the furnace of their Bexley home late yesterday. Police Lieutenant Shellenbarger announced that "something definite" may be announced within an hour. STOLEN DIAMONDS WORTH THOUSANDS. Wichita, Kan., Nov. 18.—A war rant, charging him with receiving stolen property, was issued hero today against Sam Miller, 60 year old pawnbroker, who Is alleged to have acted as a "fence" through which a gang ot Kansas City jewelry thieves disposed ot their lo t, ' « Miller was arrested, late yesterday aff>r a search of ,hls shop had disclosed several thousand dollars worth of gems, said by authorities to have been stolen from i> Kansas City Jevelry company some tinie ago. WASHBURN COLLEGE ALUMNI IS FORMED j PERISH IN HOTEL FIRE AT A RESORT Atlantic City, N. J., Nov. 18.— j With a toll ot two known dead am Wichita, Kan., Nov. IS.—A south-j four .missing, fire which destroyei cru Kansas alumni association of 'hu Botwell Hotel and its a'nnej former Wasbburn College students was organized here last night at a dinner attended by about fifty former students of the Topoka Institution. President P. P. Wo'mer presided and aided In the organization. Robert U. Hasty, Wichita attorney, was chosen provisional president and Lester Seucat, Independence, was secretary. named provlonal Appointed Assistant Secretary. Washington, Nov. IS.—President Coolldge today appointed John Van A. MacMurray ot New Jersey, an assistant necretary jt state, Mv. MacMurray has been for a numbwr of years ut the but. . of the department's far eastern division. Little Change In Condition. Marlon, Ohio, Nov. 18.—The condition of Mrs. Warren G. Harding uhowed little change during the night. formerly tho Senator, last nlRht anil for a time threatened many fine residences at this coast re sort, was burning Itself out today Nothing but part ot tho walls o the hotel remained and tho Casino on the famous Btecl plor, practic. ally was wrecked. The loss i: estimated at $1,500,000. Brown Re-elected. Lamed, Kan., Nov. 18.—J. n Drown, of Lnrncd was ro-electoi national vice president ot the Farm ers' National Grain Dealers' a: soclatlon at the convention a Omaha, Neb., this week. Washington Adami Dead, Kansas City, Nu.V. IS.--Washington Adams, 75, for 54 years an attorney here, died at his homo today of Urights disease. A Liner Afire. Havre, Nov. IS.—Fire broke ou today In'the French Line steame Texas, which Is at the Havre dock with a cargo from Houston an G.'ilveston, was raging in tlire holds. Admiral Beatty Reilgna. London, Nov. 18.—Admiral Beatl will resign his post us flr«t lord tho admiralty at the end of th year. Lord Bealty'B term ot offic has already uomonally expired and and wearing boots, testified esterday. Joe said James Murray, a defend- nt with Win. J. Fahy, former post- ffice inspector hero, and Walter empty, were moved, constituting, according to a report, "the greatest movement for any day in history." In one week ot October, 1,112,1145 cars were loaded with revenue freight. This exceeded by 14.852 IcComb, who is on trial charged the previous record made In 1923. h conspiracy In connection wldi — • robbery, furnished tho Informa- on. Ha understood Murray had ntormatlon from a postal Inspect- r. He said he nnd Willis. Willie nd Jesse Newton, met Brent Glassock and Herbert Holliday, tho later of Kansas City, January 10. "Glasscock said that Murray had big mall Job for us to 'pull off n Chicago and ho said some post- fflco Inspector was going to Rive lurray the dope. Tho job was •orth a million dollars, Glasscock aid." Joe testified. MOTOR THIEVES IN WESTERN KANS. The Can?, Centering »t Wichita, Has Been Broken Up by Authorities. FARMERS'"ARMY" STILL ON GUARD And in Spite of Threats of State Troops, Retains Acqueduct. Wichita. Kan., Nov. 18.—Activities of a gang ot motor car thieves, which was believed to have been broken up last week by Wichita police, were being traced over the state today. Pawnee Rock, Rreat 'Bend and Medicine Lodge, were drawn into tho workings of the gang by discoveries made today by authorities who have becm tracing tha location of stolen earn. Nine machines were recovered. Fnrrell Keller nnd W. H. Cook, alleged leaders ot tho gang, have been arrested. KANSAS PIONEERS IN A GOLDEN WEDDING. ERMAN SUGAR IS COMING INTO COUNTR New York,' Nov. 18.—The Amerlan sugar market today wna con- routed with the prospect of com- letitlon with the German product when It was announced that 1,500 ons of of German refined sugar md been sold for December shipment to New York at a price of about six cents a pound, more than i cent below prevailing quotations n New York. DR. RAMEK IS THE NEW-CHANCELLOR Tho greatest number ot cars ot grain and grain products ever loaded In a single week was 72,474— another October, 1924, record. In this same month records were smashed In the loading ot 422,890 cars of miscellaneous freight in u week, and ot 259,1197 cars of mcr chandise and less than carload lots. Covering the s-ear from January 1 to October 25, there was "the greatest movement of commodities on record." The report discloses that exclusive of coal, coke and ore, which would add 266 per cent to tho grand total, 31,700,789 cars were loaded or 361,102 more than In 1923 which hul topped previous high marks tor freight transportation during a similar period. "A seventh high record was cs- taVHshod in respect to the number ot surplus freight cars nndaervlce- able locomotives in storage when loading ot revenue freight was In excess ot 1,000,000 cars a week," the report continues. "At the same time there was no car shortage or congestion due to railroad disability. Such congestion or accumulation as existed during the year was duo to inability of consignees to unload cars promptly on arrival." Cottonwood Falls, Kan., Nov. 18. —About 150 relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Wood attended the recent celebration of their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. Wood came to Kansas with bis parents in 1854, settling first at Lawrence and four years later coming to Chase county. He still owns tho big Wood ranch In northern Chase county. Mrs. Wood, whose maiden name was Zilphia M. Williams, is a sixth generation descendant ot. Roger Williams, the historic Puritan character, and was born at Providence U. I. Mr. and Mrs. Wood were married here. (By The Associated Press) Lone Pino, Inyo County, Calif. Nov. IS.—Owens Valley's army o' occupation atill was In undlsputcc possession ot the Los Angeles aqueduct early today. No one had yet made any etfor forcibly to eject the Invadora or to close tho gate through which Ihej are causing tho waters ot the aque duct to go to waste. The army of approximately 10' men took turns standing guard al WlntieHl, Kan., Nov. IS.—How Charles Cummins was shot at his own back door as he stood with his hands apparently full of bundles wa.1 told In eou't here today In tho second day ot the second trial ot Mrs. Ida Cumr.iins, charged with his slaying at Arkansas City. Two little girls, playing across the street, heard the first shot and saw Cummins stagge" back, only to reculvo another shot from Insldn the rear porch of the home and fall In the yard.* • ' Testimony (today quoted Eugene E. Loach, charged jointly with Mrs. Cummins, as paying soon after the shooting: "He had It on me; I had to shoot in self, defense." BONUS FAILS BY APPROXIMATELY 2,000 VOTES Six Counties Still Out, But Will Not Change Result Much TAX MEASURE WINS MAY LOOK AT THE INCOME TAX LISTS But Public Inspection is Limited to Three Hours on Three Days. Amendment Prevailed at the Polls by Over 50,000 Votes, Canvass Shows. Toppka. Kan.. Nnv. 18.—With returns trom all but six of th» 1D5 counties in Kansas received hoTtf, estimates by election officials today indicaf.t'vl that tho refcromium for a bonus for Spanish war veterans would fail of uloptlon by* approximately 2,000 votes. The figures wore not mado public. It was nl.vo estimated that the tax amendment would be adopted by more than 50.000. Counties wli .10 returns havo n.')t been received tire K11H. Doulphau, Hlley, Jewrli, Sherman anil Treg.i. The Motor Car As a Antidote For "Reds" Washington, Nov. IS—Internal revnuo collectors were Instructed today by Commissioner. Blair to restrict public Inspection ot Income London, Nov. !S.—"Wide and in- lax lists to not more than three deed almost, universal use of the days a week and not more than 1 motor car has proven for the three hours of any one day. 1 United States the antidote for The orders, dispatched In a clr- bolshcvlsm." This Is tho Impres- culnr today, constituted the first move by the bureau of Internal revenue slnco the legality of income tax publicity was turned over to Attorney General Stono. The circular again called attention to provisions ot section 31U7 reenacted In the tax law covering publication of tho returns and advised collectors to w ru all who sought to uso the returns in that fashion. Butler To Stay As Head of Committee Washington, Nov. 18.—William M. Butler, announced today he would not resign tho chairmanship of the Republican National Com- mtttee when he takes his seat next month as senator from Massachusetts. Blon brought back from hl^Amerl- can visit by Lord Ashfleld: chairman of the London Underground Hallways, Tim motor car. he says In an Interview, "has afforded tho working people In tlm cities an opportunity of ranching tlm country, spending their leisure hours away from tholr ordinary' surrounding along with thnlr families and friends. "It Rives them snmcthinjr to which to look forward when tlwir day's work la finished and I'.D'-I u lonp way toward preventing tii-.-.ijn tent and unrest creeping in," IP added. Took Wife Over His Knee and Spanked He. Chicago, Nov. IS.—Becaiido on? of her loads at a bridge j«i:iio ans-.ered him, hor husband in: nod There were indications that thlsi hl! j." ovel . llla ' l;u(!e Bnd " gpanked her decision was reached after a conference with President Conlidge, with whom Mr. Duller has been In consultation since his arrival here yesterday. HIT OIL IN SHALLOW SAND IN GRAHAM FIELD. Arkansas City, Kan., Nov. 18.— before ft party of guests In tiiut home, Mrs. Magdalene Jack-son charged In n suit (or divorce filer) against Robert J. Jackson, wealthy contractor. During their honeymoon, after their marriage In April. 1920, her bill charges, her husband, compelled her to make bur bed on tho floor. They separated last October 17, Tho Graham field, nine miles | nfter Mr. .laclcion forced his wlfu n ' B , ht ; _,K 0n . rCll ",?, ht * ni. S1 !i°!!L!?f.,1I t northwest of here, today took on | to drive 'her autotmiblln 111:011 Ihn .,„„„„., .,„. Vlenn'a, Nov. 18.—Dr. Rudolph lamek of Salezbprg, ai. attorney and former Austrian minister of ho Interior, today accepted the post ot chancellor of the Austrian covernment, replacing Dr. Ignaz Selpel. Getting Sugar Data. Washington, Nov. 18.—President loolidga has received additional data from the tariff commission In. connection with its report on the sugar tariff nnd he hopes to make a decision very soou on tho question of a tariff rate reduction. Bottleship Is Doomed. Washington, Nov. 18.—A stay to prevent destruction of the battleship Washington us a navy target was denied by the court of appeals of tho District of Columbia. For Crippled Children. Concordia, Kan., Nov. 18.—Under auspices of tho local notary cluu, a Kansas City specialist recently held a tree clinic for cripple children here. Fell With Auto Down Five Stories , New York, Nov. IS.—Despite the fact that he backed his automobile into au open elevator shaft in a garage and fell five stories with it. to land on another automobile just entering the shaft, Llndley M. franklin of Flushing, Is suffering only from minor bruises. Archibald Nesbett ot Baysldo, vice president of the George A. Fuller. Construction Company, the occupant ot the second car, a sedan, alsp escaped serious injuries. Both cars were wrecked In sucl a manner as lo protect the driver from being crushed. WEATHER AND ROADS Kansas City—Clear, roads fair. 'Emporia—Clear, roads rough. Sallna—Clear, roads good. Coffeyville—Clear, roads .rough. 'PHtsburg—Clear, roads rough. Wichita—Clear, roads good. Ottawa—Clear, roads rough. Topeka—Clear, roads rough. Arkausaa City—Cleat roads vougfc. FIND COUNTERFEITING GANG IN PENNSYLVANIA KEEP UP FIGHT, SAYS LA FOLLETTE MANAGER WttBhington, Nov. IS.—Notice that "the fight for progressive legislation" will be carried on without abatement in the next congress was given today by Representr.tlvo Nelson of Wisconsin, campaign manager for tho LaFollette- Wheeler independent ticket In the 1924 campaign. Kor one thing, Mr. Nelson said, an extra session of congress should be called after Jlr.rch 4, next ;o take up the problem ot agricultural relief. and forth over tho hills unceasingly, alert to. reveal.tho approach of the "enemy." Mayor Cryer of Los Angeles last night said none was likely to appear from there. "I feel confident," said the mayor "that the peace officers of Inyo county, supplemented If necessary, by the forces of the state, will take care ot the situation." Appeals for Troops. Sheriff Collins of Inyo county, took a different view. After serving tho raiders with a court order forbidding them to interfere with the Los Angeles water supply arm after seeing copies of the order tossed Into the spillway, telegraphed Gov. Richardson a second appeal for state troops. He said he and his, deputies were "powerless to cope with tho situation." Collins' first request, issued soon after tho raiders uclzed the aqueduct Sunday, was denied by the governor, who declared the "sheriff has ample power and should be able to control the situation." The raiding parly of Farmers and citizens. Including clergymen, lawyers, physicians and business men of tlio valley today were making themselves comfortable In camp They also were preparing to "stay on the job until It Is finished or the militia comes." Held Barbecue Today. Today, the raiders plan to bold a !>!g barbecue.' • Should the raiders stand their ground for three Fair tonlnht and Wednesday; not much change In temperature. TEMPERATURE READINGS As reported by tho automatic rcsia- lertnu gaugu nt lha First Natlcma' bunk building: 4 P. M. li J>. M. 5 1'. M. 10 P. M. ^ A. M.... C A. M S A. M.... II) A. M.... wfis j 0 [ t ] la southwest quarter ot j curb In a. New York street, a an added Interest, when the Kox- 1 ing to the bill. ana, on their No. 1 Spruuns. south-; west of the south half of Uie ! southwest quarter ot flection 10-331, topped a shallow sand at 2"iSO and the holo filled to 1SOO feel with oil. This field had heretofore) only produced In -tlio Wilcox sand at about SHOO feet. CHANUTE'S OLDEST CITIZEN IS 100. Chnnute, Kan., Nov. 18.—W. T. Peter, Chanule's oldest citizen, became 100 today. It was a busy day for him. In the mornin.. ho at- Protest Against Extra Session Washington, Nov. IS.—A nrotcr-:. against proposals tor uu extra !=e<i- slou of the ne.w congress after ii':xi. March 4, was mndo today by Senator EdRO, Republican of Now Jersey, who called on 1'rusident Cuol- MBG for a brief conference. "I reo.ognl/.o many Inwiiialities It! tho tax reduction Inw passed at tlio last session," Senator Edge- said, "but of th(? two evils, the .. . 1 . , tended tho wedding ot his great- ; prea( , nt lnw or n Bll , nmer congre granddaughter, M!su Mabel Claire tlle formfir Seem3 parab ' sneole of this city, lo Dr. Clyde ; givr3 business a chnncu." Rubels of Xew -York City. In tlm afternoon ho received frlaiids at his homo. Mr. Peters baa lived In Chanute forty one years. AUTO WENT OVER TURN ON BLUE RIDGE ROAD. Kansas City, Nov. 18.—One man was killed nt.d another dangerously Injured when their automobile turned over on a turn on Bluu Itldge Road hero today. The dead man is believed to ho .ioo Rush. A. f.. France, a patrolman, • ";i tho man injured. will have consumed most of Its rcs- ervlor supply between hero ami L«3 Angeles, ficcorilf/ig to the estimates of water engineers. Tho waste of water through tho gate at present Is 2!)0 cubic feet a secon'J, they estimate, causing 1111 approximate daily loss to the city of $15,000. Sympathize With Them. (I'.y The- Assm-iiitPii t'ress) Bishoj), Inyo County,' Calif., Nov. IS.—All business houses in Uishop wore closed today, business meu Beatty to Sallna. Topeka, Kan., N'ov. 18.—Tho Rev. David lieatty. canon of tho no cuy j Gmca cathedral here sitico May. 022. will go to Hallaa, January 1. to join the Itt. KBV. Robert li. Mizo, bishop of the Episcopal missionary district of Halina, in bis work there. i'J mid . li) 12 Noon ..... is leaving for tho Alabama waste 3 *'i?n^Vn i 1° Mini im,m''-m"" I SilU ' s of lim Los A "Sclo». aqueduct, Maximum 64. Minimum JO. t ne]( , „,„,.„ y umUly ; y 0w(;Ils va ,, ey The Cheerful Cherub Uniontown, Fla., Nov. IS.—Belief that Fayotte county Is the headquarters for a gang of counterfeit ers who havo flooded tho western Pennsylvania region with more than $10,000 in counterfeit government war savings stamps was expressed today by Federal Agents after they had made three at rests' here. Operation Restores Slflht. •Chicago, Nov. IS.—An operation hus partly restored the sight »i Victor A, Olander, Bocretnry-treas urer of the Illinois State Federation ot Labor, nearly blind for th'.: past five years as a result ot cataracts. Vvwe to tfiv«. ourselves to life, before, we ret-Uy livt. [ty foolisK Ho6.rdin<J love of we'B.ltK ——•* TKey lose, who never tfive raiders, who hava diverted the Los Angeles water sup; ly in 11 demon- station againnt Los Angeles. Tho business men announced 'hey propose ; a demonstration in Mymputhy with the raiders to im- [irt'ss the outsido ' orld with tip; n.ilritcncu ot feeling of unanimity In tiio valley. Brazilian Forces Invade Uruguary Riviera. Brazil, Nov. IS.—(By Correspondent of HUSMIOS Aires LaNaclon)—A party ot Brazilian government troops crossed the frontier and killed an Uruguayan citizen in Uruguayan territory. The authorities are Investigating tUa Uicuici-l, Sell Telephone Exchange. Topeka, Kan., Nov. IS.— eastern Kansas Telephone company today applied to tho stato public utilities commission for authority to sell it!) property to H. V. Kodlck. Tho company operates exchanges at. Mildred, Lone Elm, Seinm and Bayard. FARMER ON TRIAL FOR OPERATING STILL Dillard Potect. a farmer living near Lerado, who was arre.-Ue'J about u month uso. charged with tin) operation of :i siill and having liquor In his possession, was tried la-tore Jury In Justice ot E'uace U. P. U. Wilson's court lale this afternoon. It waa alleged that Potent operated tt still which was fotin<l by Sheriff Laugford after the barn In which It wan i uiu«il burned down. The r.tlll, six barrels of mash, and six ju^s of corn whUkev were found in tho ik'bris ^it' U»* burned buildiUK. HIGH SCHOOL DOYS IN AUTO SMASH Fort Scott, Kan., Nov. 13.— Ernest Hut'tln was killed alnnv.r instantly, William Kudiioll a.v.t John Crockett were injured wh< -i Tho ft tourln? car in which thny «••••-•..- ridinw went into a ditch on ;!:.• I'lttsbur;; road five miles soith -. this city lust nh'iit ab"ut e;'-;>: o'clock. All three wen; hU;h ;u !nm: boys. Tho ear n-;u bein^ driv '.: at u h|sli rule of speed an-! Kud- dell lost control when he alt- m[it--1 to turn U corner. All to Charity. At.chlKOK, Kan., Nov. IS.—Tin; Lions club will stage a five-day circus here December il to 13. ill Memorial Hall. All the proceeds are to go to charity. '\'\w club ia t>x- pendlng IL'.lino for onedal decorations and Hauling effects. More Girls Than Boys, Newton, Nov. I.S.—(ilrla oiitnum- Secretary Hughes III. WashhiBton, Nov. is. --S..n-n j tary Hughes was kept ut hntsU! today by a culd ami was forced to cancel an ensagomi'iit to speak over the radio tonight in connt'cllon witli Can-Anuiricau radio night. County Barbecue. Clay Ontrr. Nov. IS. —Ahum TiH ban-il boys ni-arly two IOOD6 In the!'" !rs ' ms attended the annual C!;iy stork's monthly <|iioU In Harvey' (; ° ulll> ' ''' ar; " Huri'uu barbecue county. Tho October "score" 22 j '"'"'• Eugene ElUins of WaUtn'ieltl to 12. Of thn 3-1 births. 32 were In I """ ( -'«'cted president lo.- Uio collie city of Newton; 2 In the conn- suln « >'«'"'• try. Found Huge Still. El Dorado, Nov. IS.—Corn husk- era on Delbort Wilson's farm tound concealed In a. corn shock the largest whjekey still ever recovered by local officers, it was suid to have ,% wvMiUy ot 75 gallons a duy. Urged to Keep Mellon. St. Louis. Nov. is.--lletwniioit Hi office for four moie yeura iis secrv- tiiry ol the treasury of Andrew W. Mellon, was urged m ro*,lutions udniituil by tha Kuben Morris As- tfm-iates, a national bank crotUl- men's as3uciatioii. here

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