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READ NEWS WAN! ADS EVERY DAY. THE HUTCHINSON NEWS VOL. LIU. TWELVE PAGES. (Istabllshsd July 4.1178) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1924 NO. 126. ANNUAL CLASH FOR THE VALLEY -CHAMPIONSHIP Kansas and Missouri in Battle For tlx Conference Honor*. TIGERS CLAIM IT But Tie or Defeat at Hand of Jayhawker* Today Would Lift Nebraska. (By The Associated Proiw) Kansns City, Nov. 27.—The Mis; •ourl Valley Conference football "championship is nt stake today at Columbia in tho annual clash between Missouri, the conference "jonder and tho Kansas .layhawks. Victory for Missouri would, give the Tiger undisputed possession ef the mythical valley title, but a tie or defeat would lift Nebraska to the lop. Defeat by Kansas, which Is not a contender, would drop Missouri to third place, behind Drake, and a tie would moan a close contest l>etwoen the Tigers and Drake for second honors, with each having ono defeat and one tie. But Missouri would have the edge by vlr- ture.of ono more victory that the Des Moines eleven. Missouri In Ltad. Both Nebraska and Drake closed the conference Beason last Saturday, Missouri then having a record of four victories, one defeat and no ties; Nebraska and Drake both having three victories and one defeat, but with a tie In Drako 'B standing. v Missouri also holds the bouor of \invlng defeated Chicago ,1 to 0 at .the start of the season before Coach Stagg's eleven swung Into a stride that carried It to the championship, of tho "Big Ten." ' Aggies In Oklahoma. In the other closing game of the •conference, the Kansas Aggies battle wllu Oklahoma nt Norman today. The result however, will not affect the valley leadership. Three conference teams engage in Intersectlonal tilts In winding up tho yonr this afternoon. Nebraska Is matched with Oregon Aggies at Lincoln, Mississippi A. & M. meels Washington at Ht- Louis, while down south Drake lrtnys Florida University. Military School* Clash. Lexington, Mo., Nov. 27.—Ope of tho hardest fought football games Hi tho history ot Koniper-Wont- worth athletics was in prospect to Thanksgiving Day At the Poor Farm They're thankful, even at the county poor farm, Tho aged, feeble and helpless folks who aro Inmates at the county farm becauso thoy have no whore else to go, were guests at a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner this noon. They had all the delicacies at their Thanksgiving dinner that are to be found on the tables of the best Hutchinson homes. Mrs. 0. T. Fall, wife of Supt. G. T. Fall, In charge of the fnrm, prepared a splendid dinner for tho 52 old folks who are being given refuge thore. The dinner menu consisted of roast chicken, 1 gravy, oyster dressing, mashed potatoes, string beans, celery, pickles, crnnborry sauce, salad, mince and pumpkin pie and coffee. DOHERTY GETS GAS COMPANY IN HUTCHINSON LOVE TOBACCO MORE THAN LORD? More Spent By America For Tobacco Than for Foreign Missions. City Service Co. Takes Over the Distributing Systems. ALSO AT WICHITA MOST OF ALL WE'RE THANKFUL FOR OUR CHEF Newton, Nov. 27.—Does America love tobacco and chewing gum more than It loves the Ix>rd? Tho question was raised by Evangelist Rayburn, who Is conducting tho union evangelistic meetings In tho tabernacle here, America spends more for tobacco in a year than for converting tho heathen," he declared. "It the Presbyterian church mombers would invest $5 per capita In missions for 20 years It would evangelize 100,000,000 heathen. These Presbytor- lans bought more than (5 per capita in liberty bonds, and thoy own more than that per capita automobiles. "My, what we could do If wo would! America spent $1,500,000,000 in a yenr for tobacco. Do we love the Lord and the heathen? Maybe, but we love tobacco more. I had as a member of a church a ston- ographor who paid |20 for a hat, Just a cheap hat she said, to wear to work, and the best wo could do was to get $5 a year for benevolences' from her. Yes, America spends $26,000,OPO a year for chewing gum. "Foreign missions Is not a debatable question. Jesus said "go". That was a command. There la no other course before Christians but to go. I rafuse to entertain for a minute any argument on that. U'a not debatable. And he said 'Lo, I am with you always.' But he did not promise to bo with use If we did Purchased Kansas Gas ft Electric Co's. Business for Six Million. Wichita, Kan., Nov. 27—Gas distributing systems of the Kansas Gas and Electric Company In Hutchinson, Newton, Pittsburg and Wichita, were under the control ot the Cities Service company of New York today, following tho consummation late yesterday ot negotiations with the eastern concern which hnvo been under way for several months. It is understood the purchase price was six million dollars, . Form New Company The Cities Service company, one of the Henry L. Doherty group, will immediately organize a distributing company to take over the distributing of natural gas in these tour Kansas cities, it Is understood. As soon as the new operating company Is organized and chartered to do business In this state, It will take over the franchises now held by tho Kansas Gus and Electric company, for-the distribution aud saie of natural gas, according to L. O. Ripley, vice-president of the Kansas Gas and Electric company. That company will continue to operate strictly as an electric utility, Ripley said. Will Not Affect Jurisdiction . So far as tho gas consuming public in the four towns Is concerned, it Is nnderstodd, the sale will not In any way disturb the present Jurisdiction of the public utilities commission over the distribution of gas In the territory affected. The new company will be separate and distinct from tho pipe line company as is the Kansas Gas and Electric company, at the present time, and the new compnny will stand In the same relation to the public as Uoes the present distributor, Ripley said. No Dinner For the City Prisoner* Tho seven men and two women who are serving time In tho city Jail today will not be able to toll ot tho fine Thanksgiving dinner which ' thoy had this year. The city only givi >6 It prisoners two meals a day, so while, other'people aro enjoying their turkey dinners, tho folks In tha city Jail wore waiting for supper which will be nothing out ot the ordinary. Tho eight prisoners la tho county Jail fared a lltllo better. Josso Langford, sheriff, reports that thoir menu included roast chicken, gravy, cranberry sauce and fried potatoes. Wheu asked what the dessert would he. ho replied that the gravy would havs to be tho dessert. HARVEST HAND MURDER VICTIM? FARM GIRL TO CARRY MESSAGE TO COOLIDGE Some Kansas Farmer's Daughter to Get the Trip. TO TAKE HARD WHEAT Body Found Near Kinsley, Supposed to be Victim of Hi-jackers, Kinsley, Kan., Nov, 27.—The badly decomposed body of a young man, believed to be that of Luther ldel,'of Marletto, Okla., a harvest hand who has been missing for several months, was found In a cornfield on the R. E. Edwards ranch, ono mile southeast ot hero near the river. The Jawbone was broken, and thero were marks In the clothing which looked like bullet holes. The body was so badly decomposed , not go. He said 'Keop my corn- day when the two military schools i m audments.' If you don't believe in met here for their sixteenth an-1 missions, you don't beliovo In the until game. The teams were tied •,'or first place in the .Missouri state conference and the winner today will havo the undisputed championship title. Haskell at Cincinnati. Cincinnati, O., Nov. 27.—With ideal football weather prevailing, Haskell Institute gridiron squad led by "Big John" Levi, star full- hack meets St. Xnvler College In their annual Intersectlonal Thanksgiving Day day. This School is 14 Miles From a Town Bible. "Do you think Jesus keeps his promise? Take the history of the Baptist church. Tho Missionary Baptist church now numbers 7,000,000 members and thj Hardshell, non-mlsslouary branch ns old or a bit older, can muster no more than 5,000. The church slept on ttB great commission, aud there were dark times, "In 100 years from the time of game hero lo-jthe "haystack prayer meeting," modem missions have done great things, but wo have not-done anywhere near what we should have done. If we had there would not have been any world war. Browster, Kan.. Nov. 27.—The Browuvllle consolidated school, or. gunlzed in ft country community fourteen miles from the nearest town,. Is the first of tho kind to be organized in western Kansas. The district, approximately 100 square miles of open' country, Includes parts of Logan, Sherman, and Thomas Counties. Tho neaiost town Is Brewster, fourteen miles away. All of the eighty-five pupils enrolled this yoar are transported to and froiji school in busses. Two teachers aro employed in theihlgh school and three in the grades. A -.Jyceum course, a parent-teacher's association,' a literary society, a Sunday school, and a Christian Endeavor are supported by the school '• -and tho community. KANSAS APPLES LOST OUT. Pratt Wheat Is Best In the State TURKEY AT THE WHITE HOUSE National Capital Laid Aside Official Duties to Give Thanks. DRAG EGYPTIANS FROM THEIR BEDS (By Th« Associated Press) Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 27.—The British military authorities early today arrested Nekrasby Bey, secretary at the ministry ot the interior, and Abdu Rasmun Fahny, one of Zaglmil's close t political assistants, together with a prominent member of the nationalist, delegation who visited London with tho former premier. Tho men, It Is understood were surprised In their beds aud were taken to an unknown destination. London, Nov. 27—Barakat Pasha minister of the interior Jn Zagloul Pasha's cabinet, has been arrested by British authorities, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch fro Cairo. Sectional Meetings of High School Boys Pratt, Nov. 27.—Pratt county wheat, according to Information received from tho Kansas State Agricultural College by C. If. Sttn- son, county farm agent, last year lot) all the other of the state in high germination tests. Samples of the local wheat sent to Manhattan by growers tested 100 per cent germination. Pratt county is the only county whose wheat made such a test. Forty-one samples from Pratt county were tested. These samples Included U different kinds of grains. A high average was also scorca In these tests. O." the 14 grains tested, nine averaged above the state average. The lowest germination test ot Topeka* Kan., Nov. 27.-Kansas | ai > y ° f t h « scored by apples d'd not carry off any prizes I | e te»ta. Fetcrtta samples were In tho annual Midwest Hortlcul- loun<1 , l ° have only 55 per- cent tural Exposition, at Waterloo, la..! sermlnatlon. this month. "Some lino Kansas apples were shipped for exhibition but they were go bruised in shipment that they were not In prime condition," explained O. F. Whitney, secretary of the Kansas Horticultural Society. (By The Associated Press) Topolta, Nov. 2".—Four sectional gatherings will be held this winter by high school Y. M. C. A. boys, Instead of a single state convention such as has been held annually the last three years. The first of tho series will open tomorrow at Manhattan. Each of tho four sessions will be under the direct auspices of a college. The dates and meeting pinces, as announced by the state Y. M. C. A. headquarters here, are: Nov. 2S, 29, and 30—Manhattan, Kansas Slate Agricultural College. Don. 6, 6, and 7—Pittsburg, Kansas state Teachers College. Dec. 32, 13, and 14—Hays, Kansas State Teachers College Jan. 22, 23, and 24—Wlnfleld, Southwestern College. BURNED TO DEATH IN • AN OKLAHOMA HOTEL. Shidler, Okla., Nv. 27.—An unidentified man was burned to death In a fire which destroyed the Davis hotel here last night. The hotel register was destroyed and officials havq been unable to secure any clue as to the Idenlty of the victim. A FINE CROP OF CORN IN PRATT COUNTY. LIFT QUARANTINE ON . TEXA8 LIVE STOCK Houston,- Tex., Nov. 27.—The foot and month'disease quarantine ,iu southeast Texas In effect since September 27, will bo lifted Decern- • vhci- 1. except on u llOO-squuiv-niilu i loudly, hluek of terrltprj- oast of Houston, town. Pratt, Nov. 27.—Husking of an unusually good corn crop has an excellent start In Pri tt county, according to C. H. Stlnson, county farm agent. "Although primarily a wheat county, Pratt this year had a heavy acreage of corn," Mr. Stinson said Many huskers have • been supplied to farmers by the county agent, but some difficulty has been found In securing enough experienced men. Accordlug to the farm agent many embryo buskers are not desired by the growers because of their, lack of experience. Washington, Nov. 27.—The national capital laid aside official duties today to Join the nation In reflection of Its material and other blessings according to the Thanksgiving Day tradition that has come down from the Pilgrim fathers. Church services were tho dominant note of the day's observance for the household at the white house and for the other official families of the capital, while the thousands of government employes were free to observe the day as they wished by the closing of all departments and bureaus. Attending services in the morning at tho First Congregational churchi President and Mrs. Cool­ ldge haM a quiet program for the rest °t the day before partaking of a Thanksgiving dinner at the white house in the evening with Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Stearns, their guests. Gifts of turkeys and other delicacies from friends and admirers had amply supplied the wnite house tnble for the occasion. Kan-American Mass. Among tho religious services In the day's observation was the annual Pan-American mass at St. Patrick's church, with high officials of the state department and members of the diplomatic corps following the tradition of attendance Archbishop Curley of Baltimore, and the Most Rev. Fumasonl-Blon- di, apostolic delegate, were the presiding church dignitaries for the mass, with Rev. Dr. George W. Johnson of Catholic University, delivering the sermon. On the festival end ot the occa­ sion, veterans at the various hospitals iu Washington and vicinity had not been forgotten by the welfare interests that give thought to supplementing Thanksgiving Day menus, the regular, fare being amply enriched by chosen delicacies. CIUHI for Thanksgiving. Expression Of the blosBiugs tot which he said it was fitting tho nation should set apart a day of acknowledgement was given in a statement by Attorney Genera! Stone, who pointed out the country 's "great material prosperity," lie "blessings of a wise and bene- {[blent, system of government," and its "peace- with "all tho world." THREE KILLED WHEN AUTO ROLLS INTO LAKE Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 37.—Three persons were killed and one sorl- ouBly injured at Fleatown, three miles south of Newark, early today when an automobile in which they were returning from a party at Buckeye Lako skidded and crashed into a ditch eight feet deep, which was partially filled with water. The dead, all from Newark, are Sidney Jones, 32; P. J. Spoigle, 34, and Mrs. Harvey Plummer, 27. COLLEGE FOR ALL VIA RADIO Agricultural College Set to be Ready for Business December 1. THE FIRST WOMAN BASEBALL MAGNATE San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 27.— Mrs. H. J. Benson, first woman baseball magnate In the history of the Texas League, will represent the San Antonio club as its president at the annual minor league meeting at Hartford, conn., next week. Mrs. Benson left for Hartford this morning with tho intention of closing several player deals. CHIEF OF POLICE KILLED BY BANDITS ' Tulsa, Okla., Nov. 27.—Dick Dunham, chief of police at Shidler and one other man were reported to have been shot and killed by bandits at Shidler this morning, according to unverified Information, reaching here. THOUSANDS OF SHEEP ON HAMILTON COUNTY FARMS PLUGS DRY HOLES IN RICE,COUNTY, Lyons, Nov. 27.—Stover Middlo- katiff is the official dry hole plug ger for Rice county. It is his Job to see that oil test holes which are abandoned are plugged up. He has given permission for the plugging ot the. Bush test well which proved to be a "duster, The casing has all been pulled and the work ot plugging the hole in accordance with the provisions ot tho law Is about completed. This makes the third hole in the county, that has been plugged since Stover whs appointed to the office. The others were the Wernet ami tho Deeds-Day. Manhattan, Kan., Nov. 27.—College for everybody who owns a radio set stSTls In earnest December 1 when the Kansas State Agricultural college dedicate* Its powerful ne wbroadcastlug station. The call letters ot the new station are KSAC. Satisfactory tests have been conducted this week during the legal testing hours from midnight to 10 o'clock in the morning. Both signal strength and quality ot trans mission have been reported perfect from Los Angeles. The western Electric engineer who has superintended the installation of the transmitting set states that under ordinary coudi Hons KSAC may be heard with ease in every part of the United States. The collego will feature a noon day program from 12:30 to 1:00 o'clock in tho afternoon and tho regular "College ot the Air" from 7:20 to 8:00 at night. In addition to musical numbers and two timely talks by extension specialists noon thoro will be a ."radio ques tion box." All inquiries mado regarding farm problems will be answered by the specialists. The close ot tho dally market quotation will be given at 1:05 o'clock. Monthly statewide radio meetings of auxiliary organizations of tho extension division such as the fawn bnrcuus, cro;, lmprovemen associations, hoys' mid girls' clubs aro being scheduled for tho uex four mouths. A new organisation known as tho Radio Order of Improvers will build up a membe: ship of dirt farmers who will hold a radio session onco each month for the purpose of studying soil Improving methods. owover that it was Impossible to tell much about what caused eath. County Attorney H. P. Thompson said it was very probable that tho man had boen murdered. No capon was found near, or anything else to suggest suicide. Belt Buckle Only Clue. 31. D. Ideal, ot Marietta, Okla., was here shortly after harvest seeking his son, Luther, who had ome hero to work In tho wheat fields, and who had disappeared It is thought posBlble that this Is his body. A belt buckle on tho corpse twars tho Initial "L." Mr. Idol has been notified and Is expected to arrive this evening. Young ldel bad boen working at Burdette, and while lie was there had his mall come in care ot the city marshal hero. On his return from Burdetto he remarked to the marshal that ha had earned 160 which be had with hlra. He asked the marshal to look tor a Job for him, saying he would return the next day. He nover returned. Slain While at Lunch Nenr where the body wns found were tho evidences of a camp tire and two cans of beans and some, bread crusts. No money was foum: on the body. It is believed the young harvester r/as slain, while engaged in eating a lunch, and that hl-Jackera took his money. The body was found by a farm hand shucking corn for A. L. Ellis, who leases the land. The Boys Rustled the Turkey Dinner Lyons, Nov. 27.—Mrs. Laura Brown, a colored lady, had all the numerous children home for Thanksgiving dinner today. She was wondering whore on earth they'd get the turkey for the big dinner. But her two young sons, Itolano and Harold, solved that problem.- Thoy attended tho fowl distribution down town. Harold caught turkey. Roland caught a big guluea hen. THRESHERMAN LOSES ARM IN ACCIDENT. Readers of Hutchinson News- Herald to Select Girl By Ballot. A Kansas farm girl Is to carry * message to President Coolldge. This Is tho program put forward by the Kansnns, an organization of active boosters for tha prosperity of our state. They have en listed the aid ot tha Kansas dally newspapers and are going to put on a spectacular performance which will make the people of the United States not only know thai Kansas raises the best wheat In the world but that she Is willing to say so. These dally papers are publisher) In nineteen Kansas cities. In ST ery city there will be a contest, not for the benefit ot the newspapers or for circulation or for anything of that kind. The only object will be to select a representative farm girl to make tho trip, from Topeka to Washington. To Select the Girl Announcement of details ot the plan will bo made In a fow days, but this much can be said at present. Tho subscribers for The Hutchinson News and Hutchinson Herald will have an opportunity to select by ballot, ft youug lady to represent their territory. The only requirement will bo that the young litdy shall be the daughter of a farmer and live on a farm. Thore will be nominations made In advance and full publicity given to the election. Nineteen Girls Tha girl selected from tho Hutchinson territory and eighteen other girls chosen by tho other news papers of tho state will meet n< I'opeka on the day of the Inaugu ration of Governor Pnulen. At. that time ono of the nineteen will be selected to go from Topeka to War'-'igton carrying the greetings, ot I a Governor to tho Presides and a sack of Kansas wheat "Uv- best In the wtrM." All news associations, InclnJlnj the picture peoples will be Interested In this matter, and It Is expect od that Kansas will get a million dollars worth of advretlsing for herself and for her wheat. Reception at Washington This Kansas. delegation In con gress will give her a reception and thero will bo many opporlunltle.- made at which advantages ot Kan sas may be told. The various contests In the stat< will be hold in such manner as tho newspapers think best. Arrange . mnnts for the Hutchinson election are now being considered and will be published In a short time. Take Sack of Wheat. Topeka, Kan., Nov. 27.—A Kansas girl whom seven Judges declare to he the best looking, most Intelli gent and most popular farm girl in Kansas, will so to Washington. Kansas Dnyi January 29, band Presidont Coolldge a sack of wheat and deliver to him this terse message: "Kansas grows the best wheat In the world." Tho Konsas Wheat girl will be selected from nineteen candidates who will bo sent to Topeka January 12 by the newspapers in nineteen different newspaper territories of the state. Announcement ot the selection ot the Kansns Wheat Girl will bo made by Gov. Bon S. Paulen, who will present her with the sack of flour and the message to bo delivered to President Coolldge. Syracuse, Kan., Nov. 27.—It is I the biggest shipment made from estimated that on less than 10,00(1 j this point this year. 1 - Shipping Live Stock. Considerably Uvo stock Is being On Water -Wagon. Berlin—Two English tourists who were trying to outdrink each other in a Berlin care were thrown into the street just In time to be thoroughly doused by the hose of a passing water-wagon. They both elimbud on tho wagon, singing aud wore driven out of Blttle at (Atlanta. . Atlanat, da.,, Nov. 27—l'oung Stribling.'pride "of Georgia, ana Harry Fay, of Louisville, will bat- Da un rounds her* tonight. A grapefruit knife Is Just the implement to use to remove muffins or cup cakes from the pan, as the curved blade prevents crushing or breaking. —~. ' Drink Varnish Vienna—A low-priced varnish, which has proved unsatisfactory to buyers, is now being thrown onto the market in the form ot an extremely, palatable liquor, police investigation .haB revealed. Steps were taken lo stop the sale of the strange beVerago until it was found to be free from harm. ' President to Attend Game. Washington. Nov. 27,— President and Mrs. Coolldge plan to leave hero Saturday morniug by automobile for Baltimore, where they will head of sheep are being fattened by Hamilton county feeders, aud many more are expected soon. Recent shipments aggregating 5,300 head have been roceived. R .K. Bray received 1,000 hoad of ewes, Ike Cloro received 1,100, Ralph Clore, 300, Ray Williams, 900, and Bruuo Graham, 300. R. K. Bray Is shipping in sheep from New Mexico and is running them on wheat pasture and giving them plenty of other feed. His 1,000 Head will average between six and eight pounds ot wool to the head, he Bays, and he has been offered 32 cent* per pound for tho wool providing a carload can be bought at this shipping point. Build Big Sheep Barn. Mr. Ray is building a big sheep shed at his ranch west of town, 100 x 3G feet, it is ot concrete construction. W. C. Elston, north ot Kendall, 19 also ullding a big stock barn. ' The turkey crop has been a big one In this county this year, although the drop in price pinched some of those who shippod. Frank Cole, one farmer near Muyllno, sent a big shipment to Kansas shipped out by Hamilton county farmers. Among tho shipments tho past week were two cars ot cattle by Howard Davis, throe cars by John Hixson, and three cars by W. Liggett. Manager Perry Reeve, ot the Syracuse elevator reports they have bought 25,000 bushels of wheat since harvest, at an average of $1.10 por bushel. There is a good deal ot barley, kafir and maize, also, but the kafir and maize crops are not yet ready for marketing. Peter Huser, ot northern Hamilton, has .Just fln'shed threshing 2,150 ushols ot barley from his place. It averaged 21 Vis bushels per acre. Broom Corn Crop. The brooinrom crop is uUo u good one, but the acreage U not large in this county this year. Tho quality, however, is reported to be good. Prices aro not holding up very well however. While a few tons of corn sold a couple of weeks ago for as high as $100 a ton the top market this week rangeH around $80, with quite a lot selling for half this amount, the bottom prices offered being $20. Prices paid here are Just about the wwm KANSAS—Generally fair tonight and Friday; not much change In temperature. OKLAHOMA—Tonight ..fair; not so oebj In northwest por. tlon. TEMPERATURE READINGS As reported by the automata Mcl'herson, Nov. 27.—Wesley Woerz, a young mau of tho New Gottland community lost bis right arm while working with a threshing outfit. While he was oiling the machine his right arm was caught in the gearing and BO badly mangled that immediate amputation was Coifnd necessary by the attending physicians at the hospital where he was 'rushed following the accident. ' UNDER THE DERRICKS lei-log Kuuge at the first :v atiutiui bunk hutlamg: 4 P. M .31 4 A. M. .... 6 V. M .84 C A. M. 24 8 I'. M .2.1 X A. M. . .... 2 r, 10 P. M 12 Midnight . .32 10 A. Jt. 411 10 P. M 12 Midnight . ..W 11 Noon . 12 S A. M .2S 2 P. M. 13 •M- M„ •IS. 7fcCheei^Cherabl lost $17 iu the,deal One local buyer, Weaver Hen- drlx has shipped during the past „. ...two weeks 1,200 dressed turkeys. attend the annual army-navy foot- He.paid 1? cents per pound for 1 J then to the farmsr* hers, It was City, but the price dropped and ho same as buyers are paying at otlt- 4 ,-7 t.. it..-. ,!*,..! i r-r hrOnm ."orn punter** ill Tho KOUtit- ^jbsU game. er broom corn centers in tho spun western patt of the slate. At Elkhart last week the top price paid wus $70 a ton and a tot ot it was sold tor $20 dollars a ton. Buyers claim there is so demaad.| I'm filled witVi §r»titudej tod-ay Thougk dirk *sid drear tk« sky* Becfcuce I'm filled with. turkey too And • BJSO pumpkin pie. In Shallow Sand. Winfleld, Kan., Nov. i.— At least one Wlnfleld man had a real reason to bo thankful today, when It J was learned that the~Marland Oil Company's No- 2 on the George Wright farm was good for 15 bar- rela an hour from the shallow sand found at 25B0 .feet and drilled to 2507 feet. The well' Is located in the southeast of the north half of tho northwest of 10-3M, Tanks have been erected lo care for the j Two other Marlund wells, Gra! ham N"o. 2 and No, 1 are expected tc) roach the shallow sand by I-'rl- : day. Turks Smoke Pipes Constantinople—The pipe craze hat swept Turkey. Tho sale of pipes In Constantinople alone has Increased 300 p6r cent in the last four yours, according to recent estimates. Tht; pipe has become tho most popular form of, smoking at American Women Seized by Bandits <lly Tho Assoclatml Proca) Shanghai, Nov. 27.—Two American women — Misses Elizabeth Uerglund aud Ingleborg Nystut— attached to tho Augustaua riyno,! Mission at Jochow, Houan, province, 550 miles west of Shanghai, weru missing today after the town was captured by Chinese banillts, according to a message recc-iveU here from Hankow. All foreigners, excepting tho two women, escaped to Klahsien, 2i miles away. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TO HOLD CONFERENCE Manhattan, Kan., Nov. 27.—AS- most 500 high school Y. M. C. A. repreeentyatives have registered for the Kansas Older Boys' con-' ferencu which will bo held at the Kansas Stattt Agricultural collegu Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Attendance has bcfii limited to 810. "Thtt New Frontiers of Youth" is tho general theme of the conference, according to B. V. Eil- worthy of Topeka, .state seer.Harv of boys' work. The delegates will be entertained iu Manhattan homes aud in college fraternity IIOUHCB, and meet- lugs will be held in the collego auditorium and in Nichols gymnasium. most l,r; 111 night. There explamttlou of th< •corns to fml. WEATHER AND ROADS And On »mi Ou U!ui,o "So you 'vo IIOL-I ; marrit-a tor eleven years. What do you live on"" Drake—"Oh, We Just live ou." — American Legion Weekly, Karo»;is City—''l.'.-ir, roads sood. s.-ilitia—Clear, roads good. Wichita—f'lear, roads good, Topoka—-Clear, roada good. Pittsburg—Clear, roads goal, j -•- J

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