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TtlESDAtf, SEiMffiER 1?, 1918, THE fltTTCfllffSON KEW& JPAOE ELEVEN. DEDICATES BUILDING Ureal American Life Insurance Agents Meet Here. ALL REPRESENTATIVES HERE Banquet at Bisontc, Tonight for Those Attending the Coaly venllon. i.W. . ' 'An agency convention of the Great American Llfo Insurance Company, which is also.a dedication of tho now homo offteo building Is convening hero today. Tho company Jias Just closed 11 .8 first year of business with $a ,200,000 of application /for insurance. The present organisation of the company follows: Stephen M. Babbit, president; Joseph B. Smith, vice- president and secretary; William H. Thompson, treasurer; A. C. Malloy, counsel; Dr. C. Kippol, medical director; Dr. A. 10. Gardner, assistant medical director, nnd Frederic S, Vllh- Inglon, actuary.^ The convention! opened with a round table discussion at 11:00 o'clock this morning, at which about forty agents were present. A formal session was held at 1:00 o 'clock this afternoon, and at 3:00 o 'clock the convention closed for the Fair. There will be a banquet at the Bl- sonte at 8:00 o 'clock tonight for which Solsberg'H orchestra has beon on- gaged. The speakers will be: J. W. Dryden, deputy superintendent of insurance In Kaunas;'Frederic S. Wlth- ington, actuary; A.. CJ. Malloy, W. S, Thompson, Dr. C. Klppel, Dr. A. E. Oardner, and others. The following will be guests at dinner tonight: U. 0. McCreary, Wichita. 'IA D. Fenley, Kansas City. G. P. Cnsscll, Beverly. A. IJ. Gurncy, Hutchinson. Chas. L. Nlckell, Augusta. .1. O. Ervln, Emporia. Frederick Lovejoy, HutchlhBon. .7no. W. Porter, Hugoton. 3. O. Holmon, Hugoton. Harry Ilelscr, Seneca. J. H. McGrath, Kansas City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. McKee, Parsons. Frank McKee, Parsons. A. A. Schrempp, Seneca. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. May, AVichitn. S. H. VVella, Wichita. John Edwards, Eureka. Mr. and Mrs. A/ W. Swayze, Ellsworth. J. W. Bryden, Topeka. Chas. F. Schrempp, Seneca. Mr. and Mrs. Frederic S. Withington, Des Moines, la.' J. B. Austin, Topeka. S. A. Decker. 1 Independence. Mr. and Mrs. Goo. Holmes, Eureka. S. J.'Staples,' Sallna." J. L. Peak, Hutchinson. Sam T. Harris, Hutchinson. MORE KINDERGARTNERS Can Be Enrolled at the Central School Building. Tho Kindergarten at tho Central school is still capable of caring for s. few more pupils nnd many mothers who are anxious that their child have an opportunity ot an early education, will be glad of thin opening. Pupils who will not bo five years old before Christmas can be enrolled, but this must be done immediately, for • the classes are being formed now' and the youngsters must be enrolled at the very first. Northside which Is holding Its first kindergarten this year is full now and no more can be accomodated there. The children rapidly learning their first lessons even though conditions have been such that the work could not begin In earnest. * PICKED HP 'ROUND TOWN <> * ..'•.<• ' * Miss Elsie Sha* loaves tomorrow for Wichita, Where,she will transact businees. y' .. Dr. G. G., ftoBs was callid to Mc- Phcrson yesterday to pMach tho funeral of Hazel Fletcher. Twelve new members were added to the roll of membership at the First Methodist church Sunday. Mr; and Mrs. William Mclnturff of Clifton are visiting Mr. and Mrs." Fred Benson*, 208 Fifteenth west and are attending the J~n1r, iMrs. Mdrgan Caraway Is here getting hor houahold goods packed preparatory to moving to Kansas City where hir : daughter, MisB Donnle Caraway, is teaching this winter. Ned O'Neil of Wichita, Meng Wolf ot -Fowler, Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Hill of Sterling, Mrs. J. A..JI. Webb of Starford, end Alias Angellne budwlg of Great Bend are Fair visitors today. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Lllllbrldge entor- talned at dinner last evening nt their homo on Tenth avenue west for their guests Mr. and 'Mrs. Freeman Peel of Pratt who are here attending the Fair. 'Mrs. O. M. Phillips received word yesterday from Mr. Phillips, who has been at the bedside of his father at Waynesboro, Pa., for the past two months, telling of the death of the elder Mr. Phillips who was past 80 yoars or ago. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. FTnfrock and children. Miss May and Albert of Hooker, Okla., aro here visiting relatives and attondlng the State Fair. Miss May; Finfrock will remain and attend the Salt City Business college. POLICE NEWS. 4> <S> |« 4> * *. * 4> * «"5"8> « * 4> <S> There were no arrests and few in- I vestigations by the police officers last | evening. A Ford car with the engine number ' 23415000 belonging to John Coulson of 426 Seventh ave east, was reported I as missing today. Two bicycles belonging to Raymond |Smith and Byron Ellsworth were reported missing from tho North Side school house. The Foltz drug store at 120 North Main stret was broken inlo by thieves throwing a brick through a window. Nothing was taken from the store and Mr. Foltz feels that the bur glars were frightened away by the pollco making thoir rounds. TWO ACCIDENTS REPORTED. One Happened Last Night and One This Morning In Country. Two accident cases were reported today—both automobile accidents. Last evening Mrs. M. It. MoBrido in turning at Avenue A and Main knocked down (Mrs. "Susan Newlln, wife of a traveling, salesman in town for State Fair week. Mrs. Newlln was • badly bruised and was taken to the 'Methodist hospital where she is still being cored for. This morning as. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Good of near Lyons were motoring to Hutchinson their ear which Mrs. flood was driving, overturned about 14 miles from this city and Mrs. Good's hand waB badly cut. They continued on (heir way and Mrs. Good was hrought to the Methodist hospital where her hand was cared for. More Oil dividends Independence Kans., Sept. 17—The Prairte Pipe Lino Company today- announced a dividend of five dollars per share payable October 31st to stockholders of record September 30. Did you see tho Republic Truck nt tho Fair? Tteno-Buick Co. 16-<jt. At a Denver Hospital in London By Arleue Coyle Bye. London, September 4,—The work of moving all American wounded from British hoBpituls to American hospitals in Britain is progressing nicely. As the wounded art)' brought from France it is not always possible to turn them over at. once to the American Bed Cross. - But eveuutnlly they all reach an American Hospital, either here in London or somo beautiful spot in rural Jjhigland. Naturally this is more saUsfactory to thft men. They huvo their own countrymen about them, American nurses and American meals, with no material reminder that they are in a foreign country. All who had been moved from British hospitals told of tho excellent treatment they at received there, but re- joico*to be in eutlrely American surroundings, and said tho only thing they missed was visits from home- folks'. This system of visiting American wounded, as undertaken by the lied Cross Carp Committee, is 'being Improved and extended. This committee supplements the work of the Red Cross nurses, and takes tho place of the family visitor, coming in on stated days, bringing comforts and doing little sen-Ices. - When one little rebel announced he wasn't going to accept charity, I told him he would make his mother very sad If she woro visiting him and he called her kindnesses charity; that we American women wanted to take, as nearly as possible, tho places of their mothers and sui­ ters. Visited a Rebel. And this rebel, Herman Groeder, who was a sophomore In a Chicago medical school wb.en he went bwuy to war, told mo of the hundreds of dollars he has spent since be was wounded at Haiael on the Fourth <?f July. I was painfully, shocked ajid, urged him to tell mo why U was necessary and mentioned a lot of things. Among then) a phonograph that he bought >yUile.tia.b9»«ltal In France. And when he said he spent two 4oU»ra the day before for aix plmns, j up.d,«R Is a doctor and he hopes to practice with him tniChicago some day. When explaining his wound he said a large part of his thigh bone was shattered and tho doctors wero undecided lust what to do next. "Gee," he said, "if ray dad were only here; he'd know what to do In a minute." Most all the boys in the ward 1 have been visiting were in the Chicago unit that was in the Hamcl battle on tho Fourth of July. There is Domineck Duda, a Yank born in Germany, who has won my heart and the hearts of all the nurses and brother Yanks, with his delightful chatter and laughing blue eyes. His leg was fractured, by shrapnel and he had just suffered another operation tho day before, so I found him a bit pale, but happy in the prospect of getting a wheel chair that will como most any day now and then be will he able to get out of doore. (.till Thinks He's Lucky. Then there is Clifford Myers, Ph. D., University of Chicago. His left leg boa been amputated at tho knee. He insists he is lucky just the same, and after listening to all tho horrible details of his 'experieucce, 1 agreed with him. The shell that shattered his leg killed bis tyro comrades. He has quite a beard, iu fact It is a bearded ward. The boys are sent over from France sons everything, but the pajamas they wear, and it seems there have not been enough razors to go around. So Clifford, wuo just arrived, borrowed the razor I had (aken out to Allan H. Hess, who has a fractured jaw and will not be able to shave for some time. Allan, however, got something ho need,ed more, a pair ot brown canvas s-oes. I bad token them out for Walter areola, but they were too small for him, 1 had a few Chicago Poate to take Into the ward. They wero snatched up eargerly and the casualty lists scanned far familiar nautee. This particular hospital I have yls- . Hod • If staffed >y >» Denver ujiu ot the Red CTP#8J all the doctors,. uur- A^WHW |-r.ml»..|. -U-fr!*.?.W I »*!• > V'I, RECENTLY CHOSEN AUSTRIAN PREMIE) Baron Von Hussajck Baron Von Hussarek recently was appointed premier or Ausl'ria. Austria's present condition, short of footl and sick of war as it is, gives Uie baron a critical situation lo: handle. MUCH MONEY. Congress Is. Asked for 'Plenty to Build up Army. Washington; Sept. 17.—Congress was asked by the war department today to provide ?7,347,000,000 in addition to previous estimates for carrying out the enlarged American military program tor the coming year. The new estimate is based upon plana for having nearly tour million American soldiers in France next summer and another million in traln- ltfg at home. It brings the money sought for tho army in the fiscal year 1919 up to more than twenty four billion dollars, including the regular -appropriation bill of twelve billions und fortifications bill carrying more than four billions. Ordinance estimates ot ?3,9.85,874,- CC0 ore the largest Items in the bill now proposed. Tb,ey include fortifications, field artillery, small arms, motor cars and ammunitions. WAR NOT TO BLAME. Number of Medical Students Decreases In United States. A census of the medical students In the United States shows that the total number in the United States for the year ending June 30, 1918, was 13,630, a decrease of 134 below hist year. There were 581 women studying, or 29 less than Inst year. There were 106 women graduates this year,47 less than last year and 28 less than in 191G. There has been a yearly reduction of the number of medical students in the United Stutes since 1905, and last year's marks the lowest yearly decrease. This jlecroase, according to tho Journal of'the American Medical Association ,iB due to constantly Increased entrance requirements. Tho war plays no part. USING THE < BOLSHEVIK The Germans Did This to Injure Allied Cause In Russia. f H E SECRliT ACTIVITIES it lard SERVI^STATION STORAGE BATTERY While In Hutchinson you had better have your bat» ' tery tested by experts. Our service and advice is free. Any make of battery. Electric Battery & Repair Co, G. E. GILLMORE 1 08 Eheriuan East Revealed Through German Documents Tound, Show Hun brant! of Treachery. ONE CONTEST. Graham of Topeka Wants on State Ballot. Topeka, Kans., Sept. 17.—Tlfc only contest that thus far has grown out of tho recent primary election, among the condidates for state officers, was filed with the secretary of state today by A. A. Graham. He was defeated by Justice" R. A. Burch, for the Hepub- llcan nomination for a position on the state aupreme court. Mr. Graham states in his petition that certain counties In the ( state violated the election laws by printing the names on the ballots in rotation other than certified to by the secretary of state. He asks that the votes thus affected be declared Invalid, and that a recount be made. Can You Beat It? Able Seaman Murphy, of H. M. S. Somespecd, was the inventor of tho moat ingenious excuses la order to obtain leave. "What on earth do you require leave' for this time, Murphy!" asked the captain, OB our hero mado his oft- repeated request "It Isn't your great aunt's wfedding today, is it?" "Faith, no, sorr," replied t'at, with a grin, "it's not so bad as that It's —bedad, Oi hardly loiko to tell ye*;' Borr." "Oh; come now, Murphy," said the captain., grimly, "I'll try to stand the shock." "Well, sorr, it's lolke this (ntirely. Oi had tho misfortune tq, have a brother born blind, sorr.' Heaven be praised, he's got his sight, an' wants to see me, sorr." "Leave granted!" snapped the captain, as he burst into uncontrollable laughter. Out of Race. Topeka, IKaus.. Sept. .17.—SJ. U Barr Of Womego, -Democratic candidate for state auditor, today filed with the secretary of stale a petition for withdrawal from the political race. No reason' for resigning the candidacy was given. Food cannot be kepi top clean—especially iu hot weather. Tho tea-wagon is indispensable to Washington, Sept. 16.—Secret activities ngnliist the United Slutos'nnd the Allies of the Herman-paid and controlled UUHBIHH Bolshcvilsi .government are the subject ot today's chapter of confidential documents trom ltuss'la given to the public by tho junerlcnn government. One of tho documents n terse note from the German general start to tho Council of People's Commissiars, diseloseB that OG long ago as November, 1017, when the Russian regime still was regarded as an ally of tho nations at war with Germany," the Germans were brusquely requiring Limine and Trotsky to furnish Information regarding tho amounts and* places of storage and supplies received by Russia from America, Bng- land and France. ,'. Others tell of the launching in January and February this year, of a Bolshevik ipeace and socialistic propaganda against the .United Stalos, Kngland and France, at life direction ot the German intelligence service. Thl3 was at the very time that Scheldenann, the pbWerrul German socialist and world eoclalist apostle, was in communication wilh his Russian brothers, "regarding the destruction of the traces of'the party's busi­ ness'relations with the Imperial Government." The intelligence service required the Bolsheviki to seud to the allied countriea through neutral Europe, "coniradcB," ..iinder assumed names and with false neutral pass-, ports, to preach their .doctrine of disorganization and to carry on cam- I.ulgns of "counter revolution, sabotage looting etc." Another Scheme. Plans of the Germans for sending three submarines, disassembled by rail overland to Vladivostok, for service on the Pacific are disclosed in a communication of the. German high seas fleet general •staff to the commissars. - Another of the naval communications reveals a scheme conceived In January, of employing Russian ships oh the 'Pacific under the Russian flag to carry agitators and "agents-destructors" to tho .United States, Japan, and the British colonies in eastern Asia. •*•'•'" .Personal .notes frorf'.the German in: lelllgence service to .Ih'e.'.cQmniissars describe the assault upon'and robbery of the Italian ambassador in the street of Petrograd in February last, in a vain effort to get possession of important papers believed to have been in the ambassador's possession. Other notes tell in detail of the watch kept upon the American and-other allied embassies. Like the remainder of the documents of the series, those made public today are accompanied by notes explaining which are originals' and which photographic copies, and by explanatory comments by Edgar Sisson, who obtained tho correspondence in Russia for the committee of public information. InriM-i'd his house for £400. The house bui-Ued down and the Insurance comiiany's representative came to him and said: "Your house was old and dilapidated, it was not worth £400. We will give you £.100—or bulid you a bigger and better house." The merchant was very angry: he wanted the £ 100. However hp eventually thought. It wise to take the £300. Whereupon the Insurance man. with the pertinency of his kind, suggested, that, having sotlled that little matter satisfactorily, the mnr- DINNER STORIES. "Grocery butter is so unsatisfactory dear," said Mrs. Yor.ngbride, "I de^ cided today that wo would make our own." "Oh, did you?" said her husband. "Yes, 1 bought a churn, and i ordered buttermilk to be left regularly. Won't it bo just lovely to have really fresh butter." /.,. A German merchant in London had chant might do further business With them. Was his lire insured? Yes, it vos. Was his wife's? No. Would he insure it? No. Why not? "I will tell you Why not." he replied. "1 Insure my wife for £400. Veil she dies you come to me to say: 'Y'our wife wns old and dilapidated, she was not worth £400. Vc vill give you £300—qr a bigger and better vlfe." "I ,t'not'.ght you told me that you would not contract any new debts without my knowledge," howled Mr. Onhb as he tore up a bunch of dunning letters. "1 haven't, my "dear," replied Mrs. Gabli. "I merely expanded some of the old debts." A Ijillcy purchaser is given service. Reno-Bulck Co.- 16-61. A rice and cheese souffle Is a de- llciotis thing when well made. Your Eyes Need Attention If tlicy itcli, smart, burn or the letters run together when you read. My PJ-RVKCT FITTING lenses will Rive you relk'f and make reading and close work a pleasure. I give all my time to the testing of eyes and the fitting of glasses. . H. S. ZINN The Zinn Jewelry & Optical Co. Henry Zlnn Jno. Blrchfield Protect Your Compiexion With Armand's Automobile Powder Contains Cold Crenm Base—very adherent, delightfully perfumed. ADAMS DRUG CO. "WONDERSHIP" LAUNCHED. Workmen Make Possible New Speed Record In,Building the Defiance. Washington. — California's labor power has again shown its mettle in the remarkable time made In the building of the Defiance, the "wonder ship of the world." which was cine of Tour 12,000-ton cargo carriers launched in the Alameda yards in one day. The Department ot Utbnr inlendn that many roeonlH i re going in this war. It. was just 3S days from the timn tho keel was started until tho vessel was launched. These 88 days includ­ ed Sundays and holidays. The I» fiance was built by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding corporal Ion. Tho men liiivr> received much prai6v_ for their splendid effort In turning out" Hie Ueriance In so short a time. The record really surpasses the 27 days V- quire,] ror the building or the Tuckahoe by the New York Shipbuilding company, according to pacific const shipping men. it is estimated that about .10 per cent mure steel was required U>r building the l>efianco than for making the Tucknhoc. A l^illey purchaser is given service. Rcno-Buick Co. lti-6t. THEY'RE GOING TO BREAK INTO THE WORLD'S SERIES, TOO: THE REAL ONE IN WHICH THE KAISER'S GOING TO LOSE Left te right: Keflcy, Stevenson, Wumbaganas and Schultz. Several major and minor league ktnrs now serving in the ranks of Uncle Sam's army arc members of ^he Camp Zachary Taylor baseball team. .Among.them is BillJVambe- ganas, the Cleveland Indians' crock second baseman, a recent recruit from his Indiana home. Another is Ed "Toots" Schultz, a Toledo boy, former Cincinnati Ked and Yas^jj hurler, Among tbe better known minor leaguora an Mike Kclley, who was Roger Brosnahan's first string catcher with the Toledo Mud Hens, and •Stevenson, a Western league infielder... Come Up Where the Prices are Down and Save 10 to 20% SUITS—We carry a complete high grade line of suits from $25.00 up. You'll find-a big selection to choose from. COATS-Many new designs in coats. All styles at prices that will save you money. Remember we're upstairs; that means a saving to you. Featuring SUITS You get the advantage of cheap rent, in our prices, Why not conserve? At A Special for Fair Week Only DRESSES—Almost a hundred styles to choose from. All wool serges a specialty, at $14.95 and up. WAISTS-Georgiette waists in all the latest designs and colors—$5.00 and up. We Make Free Alterations and guarantee a fit. Come up and look over our special offerings. 108', North Main Over WHSON'S JEWELRY STORE Opposite Kress 10c Store Upstairs

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