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Hutchinson, Kansas
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Monday, November 24, 1924
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PAGE SIX. THE HUTCHINSON NEWS. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1924 THE STORY OF A CHICKEN THIEF Conversion of a Jailer Led to Building of Church in Central America. A chicken thler, who wasn't u l.hii'f but liad boon falsely IICOIIK.MI. v.^n converted his Jailer to Christianity, whlr:h in turn led to tho building of n church wiL11 over :tno \vorslilj.prr« down in tho in- I' riot of Guatemala, Central AIIKT- 1 1 .< This was one nT tho drainatli: juries of missionary work of today, in- related liy Ur. Paul liiti'KC'RK, o! Quoaalleintngo, Guatemala, at lt-> l -'lrst I'p'-^liyierian church yos- n-rday. It pounded 1 i 1;.• the story of I'aul oT old. Or. liiirgeMs, who Is In i harge of l J re:-hv :.ei 'ian missionary 'Mirk in Guatemala. Is a Hon-ln-law of Dev. S. G. McLaughlin, former pastor of the United Presbyterian ebureb bore .and now in clinrge of the community chnrge at Zenith, Mrs Harness being daughter or Kev. and Mrs. Lnughlln. "There ara a million and a hair Indians In Central America who havo not yet heard the gospel -story and who are In the grip ot witch> i .ifl and ~iedlciue men." said Dr. • Inrit<!»£. "It was one of ihc-.-.e Indians who had become converted to Christianity, and because of it ho was ralsely aceusod by some or tho villagers, charged with stealing chickens, and sont off to prlGon, "Ills guard noticed thai when lie ale the food brought 1.0 him ho always closed his eyes nnd said somothlng. The guard was cur- IOUH nnd asked about It. The Indian told lilm tho story of Christ. It led to the jailer's conversion- His enthusiasm brought many of I he men or the village lo Chrl.-tlan- ll>. They linvn hunt a nice stone church. When I visited them recently there were more (ban 3UU Indians attending worship there." ADDITIONAL SPORT LAYMEN HERE OVER THE DISTRICT Special Conference of Representatives of United Presbyterian Churches. BAZINE AND H01SINGT0N PLAY TIE FOOTBALL GAME. Ilazlue, Kans., Nov. 23.—The Holslngton and Hazino American Legion football teams played a tie Rcmc hero yesterday. Tho llazlne tetun was coinpcllcd to abandon Its aerial attack because of the high wind. Tlie game consisted of only straight line, smash toot- foil with neither team able to score. HIGH SCHOOL GAMES Ministers and laymen from United Presbyterian churches throughout central and westorn Kansas, In what. Is known as tho Arkansas Valley Presbytery, were In session In Hutchinson this afternoon In a district conference. The purpose of the convention was to consider tho completion of the rolslng of the Now World Movement funds. Reports from all the churches were being made at this time. Dr. It. W. McGrauuhnn, of Pittsburgh, PH., secretary of the board , in charge of freedmen's work, and I Rev. S. A. Jamison, of Oreenvllle, Tenn., in charge of work among the mountain whites of the south, were speakers. Tho conference will lie followed by a general session tonight for tho public, at which Ihe principal address will he by Dr. McGranahan. At Fowler: Dodge City, second. 7; Fowler High, 0. At Pratt: Protection High, 42; Pratt High, 0. .At Mlnneola: Mlnneoln High, 30; Montezuma. High, u. METHODIST WOMEN IN A JOINT SESSION Mrs. Koy Hennlng, of Wichita, con.erence president of the Methodist Women's Homo Mission­ ary society, and two other district officials of the organization, Mrs Hussell Hlbbs and Mrs. W. T. Danner, both of Stafford, will he guests of the women's home imsslonsry society nt the . First Methodist church tomorrow afternoon. The society will meet at the home ot Mrs. 0. W. Norrls, 302 Twelfth ave. east at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Honnlng will present a report of tho national convention. The women of Trinity snd Hadley churches will meet with the First M. B. church women,, Overcame Deficit of Million Dollars The annnual Thank-offering ser- vlco ot tho women's missionary society of tho First Presbyterian churoli was held yesterday morning, the address being given by Dr. Paul Burgess, of Guatemala, Central America. J. W. Gcnvans, superintendent of city schools, presided at the service. Dr. Burgess called attention to tho fact that a year ago the Presbyterian board ot foreign missions was facing a deficit of a million dollars In its budget "We on the foreign field were notified that we must retrench and that expenses must be cut twenty percent to meet the situation," he said. "But the Presby- terlnns of America rallied to the emergency- The deficit was wiped out. And the work Is going on as planned, greater than ever." This coat event is awaited with interest by many women who have attended this annual sale in past years. This event, however, bids fair to surpass in value giving, every previous sale of this character, because of the larger variety of styles, the numerous modes of trimming and finish, the wide range of colors and the remarkable richness of fabrics and furs which are an important feature of apparel this season. This is an opportune time to get a new, fashionable coat, just at the start of the cold weather season. A Large Purchase of New Coats Just Arrived for This Sale Large fur collars, silk linings. Materials are plaid downy wool and plain cloths. The best Coat for the price we have ever had. Colors, brown, grays, bricks, etc. At A Fine Line of Coats—Many of which would be $35.00 in a regular way. Fine silky Bolivia cloth, large maufloon cellars and cuffs, fancy silk linings. All the new colors and black. All sizes to 46. These are wonderful values and not a Coat you have seen here before. Just arrived A Big Lot of Coats at $29.00—Most of which are $45.00 values; none less than $35.00. This season's best models. All have fur collars and all are silk lined. Choice of this lot : • . $29 MAIN & SECOX'O STS. VISIT Olin BEAUTY PARLOK Phone 17» A BIG BOOST FOR EDUCATION Unusual Conference of South* west Kansas Educator* at Khiftdown. day morning. The address was given by Rev. Wm. Steele. Mrs. Alex. Jarvls read the Thanksgiving proclamation ot President Cnolldge. The choir gave special music DEATHS AMI rUXEMS | ( By Hsnry L Carey.) Klngsdown, Kan., Nov. 14.—Ons could just about throw a est across the townslte ot Klngsdown and leave him plenty ot landing space, but In educational ideals and ac- eonrpllshmonts, Klngsdown Is as big as all out-doors. The new consolidated school building dominates the landescape Broiling with thousand-acre lawns ot green and growing wheat—tor miles around, The annual conference of administration of consolidated rural schools was held here Saturday. Typical of Short Qrass. The meeting was typical of the short-grass country, from the fat and chubby Kansas • babies who crowed enthusiastic approval from their parent-patrons laps, nt the plans for future educational improvement to President Lewis of Hays Teachers College who brought an address of cheer and encouragement to teacher, student and taxpayer alike. SupL W. A. Vickers of the Montezuma schools was chairman of the assembly. Supt. and Mrs. L. L. Thompson, of the local sohool, acted as hosts and the children and students who entertained tho assembly with songs, drills and pageants which gave the typical, patriotic American atmosphere to the gathering, showed the effects ot Mrs. Thompson's fine musical coaching. Little Myles Standlshes, John Alden's Prlscllla Mullens and many little iLdlan Maesolt's performed merrily as became children of the "Newer New England" during the Thanksgiving season. In Kansas Lsngusge. The real business ot the assembly was right-to-the minute and In the "Kansas language." Miss Maud Gorhara, an ideal Kansas school mar'm, and superintendent pf»the famous Holcomb school, who talked on School Curriculum i.nd the Seven Objectives of Education said that in her opinion, "proper religious instruction was the first and outstanding need In the public schools. Supt. Don H. Mclntyre, of the Macksvllle schools, discussed the opportunity of the teacher to help In vocational guidance and the measure of their responsibility for wasted effort in the lives of former pupils. School Publicity. School Publicity" and how he sold the necessity of an up to date school system to the taxpayers, was handled ably by Supt. A. V. Anderson, of the Lewis schools. The enrollment in tho Lewis school is considerably In excess of tho enumerated school population of Its districts. Successful graduates are the most convincing "selling" arguments, according to Prof. Anderson. The business end of school administration, or "budgeting" was ably handled by Supt. Barle of Preston, and School Director Geo. R. Gould, of Bucklin, the latter explaining the business system now in use in the Bucklin schiols. Handling the bus and transportation problems, school reports" standardization in rural schools" and othe - ' questions were handled in open meeting and in the round table discussions. Students Served Dinner. At noon, dinner was served in the Domestic Science department, and assisted by the local church ladles, the students gave practical demonstrations of their progress la culinary arts. The evening session was devoted to addresses by Assistant State Supt. T. W. Weils, of Toreka: Lester B. Pollom, State Supt. of Vocational Agriculture, and an address by President W. A. Lewis, of Hays Teachers college. Nearly eighteen hundred teachers in western Kansas, are taking correspondence courses In the college, to say nothing of its other activities in distributing slides, mops, charts, etc., to the rural schools in Its territory. Teachers and patrons were present from all over southwest Kansas, many coming In the school buses which are an outstanding factor In the growth and success of the rural consolidated school which one educator present, char- I acterlzed as the outstanding educational achievement ot the ue'w century. Mrs. Mary Petty. Cimarron, Kan., Nov. 24.—Mrs. Mary Petty, 70, ot Cimarron, Is dead at tho hospital In Dodge City, following an operation for hernia. The body was taken lo Lebo, Kansas, her former home, where the funeral was held yesterday. Funeral of Mrs. Morris. Funeral services for Mrs. G. W. Morris will be held from tho Johnson Funoral Homo tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 iwth Rev. W. 13. Stevens in charge. Interment will be in Eastslde cemetery. Mrs. Morris died on Thursday nnd tho body has been held awaiting the arrival of relatives. Mrs. Blanci St. John Mrs. Bianca St. John passed away this morning at tho homo ot her sistar, Mrs, Frank W. Wol-1 cott, 100 West 20th street after an illness covering many months. Plans for the funeral are awaiting the arrival of L. C. Hughes of Palnesvllle, O., but it is thought it will be held Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. St. John could be well called a pioneer resident ot Reno county for although born in Fulton county, Ohio, she came with her parents, Mr. and iMrs. Paul Richardson to 'Kansas In 1872 and In 1S73, the family came to Reno county settling out In Grant township and In this county she spent r-ost of her life. She was married to*Frank St. John and to the union was born a daughter, Esther, who was with her mother the last months of her life. Mrs. St. John was estentially a home loving woman, gathering her friends about her within the precincts of her home circle and theso friends meant much to her always. Surviving her are the daughter. Mrs. Esther Hughes oE Palnos- villo, O., her mother, Mrs. Esther Richardson and her sister, Mrs. Frank Wolrolt, together with her little grandson, James St John Hughes. AN INSTITUTION FOR THE NEGROES It It the Saint* Home and Nursery, Operated on Avenue E West. An Institution for the care ot aged and helpless negroes, und their orphan children, known as tho Saints' Home and Day Nursery, for tho colored people, Is being operated on Avenue E west in the old Queen City hotel building. Elder John Hill Is chairman ot the board In charge, and Mrs. M. Moore Is tho secretary. At tho weekly meeting ot tho bourd this weok short talks wero made by Rev. B. W. D. Gannon, pastor ot Bethel A. M. E. church, Mrs. Fuller and Mrs. Moore, all active in charity work among tho negro families. "The church is tho biggest thing that tho negroes operate exclusively," remarked Rev. Mr. Garmon, and he urged that the negroes should go Into other branches of activity tor the benefit ot their own race—sucli us schools, hospitals und other benevolent Institutions. Mrs. Filler said she thought the Saints Homo movement was a splendid one and that the people should co-operate In holping tne cause. Elder Hill told ot the work he Is doing and urged that all back the Institution financially and morally. MINISTERS DON'T AGREE ON DIVORCE MATTERS The question of marriages and divorces was up for discussion today at the meeting of the Ministerial association, held at the Y. M. C. A. It was raised in a paper read by Rov. M. J. Steinmetz, pastor of tho First Evangelical churcb, and it raised quite an interesting discussion, end a spirited one. "There are some fine points involved,' and we do not all agree on all of them," suggested Rev. W. C. Davidson, president of the association. HUNDREDS VOLUNTEER TO MAKE VISITATIONS Hundreds of people, the oxact number not yet known, volunteered yesterday at Hutchinson churches, to servo In the Home Visitation to be conducted noxt Friday afternoon. The volunteer's lists were reported in to headquarters at the Chamber ot Conimerco today, and cards will bo mailed at once to all the volunteers. They are to meet Thursday night at the Sherman junior high school auditorium for instruction. cancy in the office of city attorney as n result ot the resignation of John Connaughten. Tho appointment was made today by City At. torney Wyman. Mr. Preble has been practicing law hero for the past year with Mayor Walter Jones. He Is a graduate of tho law school at the V*%> verslly of. Kansas and Is an service man, He is an active member of Lyslo RI aim I post of lbs American legion. Ho will (aks up his new duties an aSHlstaat flip attorney on December 1. MISSIONARY HOME FROM EGYPT, QAVE ADDRESS Miss Sara Adair, who has been engaged in missionary work in Africa, in the Sudan tor the past six years, nnd who la now home on a furlough, gave tho address at Iho Thank-offering service St the United Presbyterian church yesterday morning. The annual thnuk -ot£erlng was received, amounting to $162, which will go to tho missionary fund. Miss Adair's homo is at Walton, Kan. She will return to Egypt noxt 'January, after a six months' visit hero. INDIAN 8TUDENT IS KILLED BY ELECTRICITY Lawrence, Kan., Nov. 24. —Ken- nlo Suit,- 17, an Indian boy whose home Is at Cherokee, Okla., was Instantly killed at Haskell Institute here today, when ho came into contact with an electric switch In tho school power house, Tho boy was sweeping in tho power house when his shoulder tousled tho-swltch and 2,'300 volts passed through his body. SMALL FIRE WAS CAUSEO BY A FAULTY FLUE FRED PREBLE APPOINTED ASSIST. CITY ATTORNEY. Fred Preble, one of tho younger Hutchinson attornoys, has been appointed as assistant city attorney to succeed Max Wyman, who recently appointed lo fill the va- A faulty fluo at the homo of Proston G. Shlves, 322 Ninth ave. east, caused a small fire • there about 3 o'clock this afternoon. The fire epnrtmont made a run to thf place and the fire was soon extinguished. Very little damage was done. BURNED MORTGAGE AT EVANGELICAL CHURCH The burning of the last papers ot indebtedness, n total ot $1,000 was the Inspirational feature ot the morning service at the First Evangelical church yesterday. A fluo audience took part In the service. A jelly-fish welching one pound contains more than 15 ounces «f water. PICKED UP 1 AROUND TOWN New Models In Fine Brooklyn Footwear New GeMer Turn-Sole Slippers Interpreting: the mode in fine footwear with eight new models in four styles. Their appeal rests not on faddy extremes of stylos but rather on their simplicity of patfern, their bc.-uify of line, and their perfect fit. Trying Extra'Service In Railway Schedule For some days the street railway company has been trying an extra service for certain portions of the day. The regular service over all of the lines has been twenty minute cars. But to this has been added for several days and will he kept on until Christmas time, extra tripper cars from 7:30 to 8:30 In the morning and from 1:40 to 6:40* p. m., on the Avenue A and North Main street lines. This makes a ten minute service on those lines, only, and only during thoBe hours, In an effort to try to get the service the customers of the company seem to demand. Would Make It Pay. J. E. Humbert, general manager of the railway, Bays the company would be glad to give ten minute service on all of the lines all of the time but that tho receipts are Insufficient to enable expenses to be met. Here Is what a man who understands the street railway traffic in | Hutchinson, as well as otlier cities, I says: "If the automoblllsts would j haul only halt as many people : down town and back home again that are waiting for street cars, the business would pay expenses and the service could be Improved." THANKSGIVING SERVICE AT THE IRWIN CHURCH Mrs. J. B. Stevens. 521 First Ave. east, left yesterday for Trenton, Mo. to visit her parents. 1 Lewis Figgett of Texhoma, Okla. who has been visiting friends here, left for his home this morning- Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wright of this city, left this morning for Texhoma, Okla., where they will j visit friends. E. C. Heauchamp, manager of the quity Exchange elevator at Arlington, was a business visitor on the Board of Trade Saturday. R, C. Moore ot the Colllngwood- Moore Grain Co., left this morning for Emporia and Kansas City on business, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ellermnn and. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hamlin, of Wichita, were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Vlnnlo Skinner, 428 West 12th. Lloyd Lewis ot the Lewis Cleaners, returned yesterday from St. Louis, where he attended tho annual meeting ot Ihe National Cleaners and Dyers association. Howard S. Lewis, former Hutchinson lawyer, now of Los Angeles visited with Hutchinson friends yesterday between trains on his way home from an eastern trip. Mrs. Mamie Barton, stenographer ot the county attorney's office, and her daughter, have just returned visiting her from..laotnu. uuuaua from visiting her brother near Kansas City. John Connaugten, who recently resigned from his position as city attorney, will leave the first ot th month for Washington. D. C. His family will move there about the first ot the year. Louis D. White, commander of Lysle Rlshel post of the American Legion, and Max Wyman, post adjutant, will leave tonight for Topeka to attend the Btatc post commanders' and adjutants' meeting. Marlin O. King, who has been tho official Reno county cow tester for tho past two years will leave Friday for Howard, Kans., where he will have charge of cream buying st,;:ion for the Mer- Iden creamery. Dr. W. L. Mundell, who Is Grand Chief de Clare ot the 40 and 8, a suborder of the American Leglou will leave tonight for Topeka, to at tend a meeting of the officers of tho organization. He Htated that tho 40 und 8 has been asked to act as a nucleus for n national mem bershlp drive. Victor , A gorgeous model in an .ill bver brocaded Silver Cloth; short stubby toe; high Span Ish heel; hand turn-sofi; Shown in Brocaded Silver Only, at . $13.50 Poppy A perfect model In a one-eyelet tie; short •ound "Stagey" toe; Jgh Spanish heel; hand-turned sols. Shown In Black Velvet Patent Kid, at $12.50 Collette One ot the most popular models that we have ever sold In high class footwear. Dainty, narrow straps; a dressy toe; not too short in the vamp; medium Spanish heel; hand turn-sole. Shown In Patent Kid, Black Suede Black 910 R ! Satin, at ..-9 I tiJv Vanitie A two-eyelet tie; hand turn sole; short round toe. A beautiful number shown In Light Tan Calf With ! :>ox heel $12.50 The South Side Hevival The evangelistic services being held at the South Hutchinson church by Rev. F, F. Walters ot the B'irst Christian church are being well attended nightly. Thoy will continue this week. Tho annual Thanksgiving praise Granted Divorce Mrs. M. L. Cheek, tho wife of Maynor Cheek, the man who killed City Policeman Sherman Monroo hero a short tlmo ago, was grant- service was held at tho Irwin Mem. cd u divorce by iho district court jorlal Presbyterlau church yester-|today< Talour A fresh shipment ot this unusually popular stylo. A D'Orsay pattern cut low ui tho sides for perfect fit; Louis heel; band turn sole. In Black Only, at $11.0t> U**M*is«'««*»**'****»** 1 i

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