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READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERY DAY. THE HUTCHINSON NEWS Final Edition VOL. u II. FOUR I liEN FALiES. (Established July 4. 1872) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1924 XT). 127. CURTIS CHOSEN REPUBLICAN SENATE LEADER Selected Today as Succeitor to the Late Senator Lodge. WATSON AS "WHIP" Kaman Is New Senate Leader LaFollette and His Supporters "Read Out of the Party. (By The Associated Press) Washington. Nov. 28.—Charles Curtis, senior seunlnv f.om Knnsts, [ waB selected today as successor 1 to the late Senate; Henry Cabot | Loi'.. - of Mr. :.-1uiseUs, as t •• Republican lender in the senate, i Senator James K. Watson ol In- i dluna was elect rt vice chairman J and party "whip," a post which lias ] been hgld by Senator Curtis since llio Repu' I. n Rained control ol j congress lu 1918. Read LaFollette Out Senator Hobert M. La Toilette of Wisconsin, and three of bis principal supporters In the senate, practically were read out of the Republican party today at. the conference of senate Republicans. The conference adopted a resolution by Senator Heed, of Pennsylvania, under which Mr. La Folletto, Senators Ladd and Frailer of North Dakota, and Urookhnrt of Iowa, will no longer bo given Republican Places on senate committees or Invited to attend tut tire party conferences. The Reed resolution follows: "Resolved, that it be the sonso of the conference that Senators La- Vollottu, Ladd, Urookhnrt and 3'razlor bo not Invited to future conferences and be not named to fill any Republican vacancies on senate committees." Ladd Wu There. Senator Ladd was the only one of the four senators named In the resolution present at the conference. Senator La Folletto who was an Independent candidate for the presidency remained at his home. Thirty-two of the fifty-one Republicans of the senate attended the conference. Hrookhart of Iowa; 1'razler of North Dakota and N'orrls < Nebraska were absent. Two of the three new senators •were present. They were William M. Butler, of Massachusetts, appointed by Gov. Cox to fill the seat made varant by the death of henatnr Lodge and Jesse H. .Metcalf of Rhode Island, elected to fill the unexpired term of the lalo Senator Colt. Read Message Wednesday (I'ty The Associated PITHS? Washington. Nov. 28—President Coolldgo's message to congress will be rend Wednesday, it was agreed today at a conference between the president and Republican bouse lenders. Tile plan was made on Iho understanding that the senate would adjourn on Monday i until Wednesday. Agree on Program Concentration on appropriation bills was agreed upon as the basis of the legislative program for (he house at this session of congress ;u n conference today between President Ooolidge and house leaders. FIGHTING AT KHARTUM WHEN TROOPS MUTINY Two Platoon* of Natives Attacked Military Hospital. THEY WERE SHOT DOWN Connection with Khartum is Cut Off, According to the Late News. OR THEY CAN STAY RIGHT WHERE THEY ARE SENATOR CHAS. CURTIS A Long Service. Topeka, Kan., Nov. 28.—Thirty- two years ago, Charles Curtis began at Washington « congressional career whoso attainments have been among the most remarkable recorded by national statesmen. Fourteen years in the lower house and fourteen years of service in the service in tho senate were crowned today with his selection by Ills fellow Republicans as their floor leader. Of Indian Blood. Charles Curtis was the first senator of Indian blood. His was a fighting line. His fathBr was a soldier In the Union army during the civil war, his mother a member of tho Pottawatomie Indian trlbS). Ho himself IB a member of the Kaw tribe. The first ten years of his life were passed on a reservation, where he learned the horsemanship that sent him throughout Kansas for nine years as a Jockey. The boy recognized the lack of schooling, howover, and left the race tracks for tho public schools of Topeka, selling newspapers and driving hacks to earn his llvlihood. Elected County Attorney. In 1S79 CurllB entered a law office, here, and flvo years later climbed to the first rung In the long political ladder he has persistently ascended since. His first office was as Shawnee county attorney, and In this capacity he fought tho liquor ring In Topeka, under the then new prohibitory law of Kansas. It was said he never lost a case as prosecutor in those years. Elected to congress by a flattering majority In 1892, be remained there, serving part of tho' time as "whip" of tho representatives, until 1907 wheu his state advanced him to the upper house. He tin- mediately becamo assistant "whip' there. A Powerful Force. With the exception of tho years j 1912-15, when be was defeated by Speaker Gllleit, Representative I W. II. Thompson, in the Demo I.ongworlh of Ohio, the Republican floor leader and Chairman Snell of the rules committee, agreed with the president that attention should bo centered first on tho supply measure to prevent the necessity tor an extra session after next March for this reason alone. Other Matters Coming Up Otbor measures which the house delegation told Mr. Colldgo would •nine .up at this session included tho rivers and harbors bill, tho public buildings program, the McFadden bill to amend the banking laws, tbe Lehlbach retirement bill affecting government employes and the constitutional amendment providing for changes In the time of meetings of congress, already passed bj the senate. Renew Fight on Rail Bill The house leaders also oxpect the fight for the Howell-Barkley bill, providing for abolishment of the railroad labor board, to be renewed. Representative Longworth expressed Ilio belief that the house would dispose of three of the eleven appropriation °H lB before the Christmas recess. nia'tfng ft fair-! ly certain that all of tho supply bills would be passed before March 4. Want Gen. Pershing cn Army Active List cratlu upheaval, Senator Curtis has been a constantly powerful foreo in tho senate since his advent there. He was an early advocate of woman's suffrage and lias been n leader In farm and Indian affairs legislation. His eminent success Is attributed by his friends to his efficiency as an organizer, hla ardor for hard work and his unfailing willingness to be of service to his constituents. Born In Topeka, The senior senator was born in North Topeka, Kan., Jan. 25, 1S6U, the son of O. A. Curtis, then a Union army soldier, and Helen Pnppnn-Ciirtls, a daughtei of Julia Convllle, who was mentioned In the treaty qt 1S25 between the United States government and the Kansas Indians. Senator Curtis was married in 1SS4 to Annie E. Unird, who died last summer n'ter a long Illness, They had three children. MUST ORGANIZE TO HANDLE IT (By Tho Associated PICSB) Cairo, Egypt, Nov, 28.—Communication with the Sudan has bsen cut, the telegraph lines are down, and the train which connect* with the Sudan steamer from Halfaya, In the eastern Sudan on the Nile, is not leaving tonight. The military authorities here have been in wireless communication with Khartum and ft is understood the situation is well In hand but the circumstances are somewhat obscure. Cairo, Nov. 28.—Two platoons of the eieventn Sudanese at Khartum today mutinied and attacked the military hospital, killing one British and two Syrian doctors. British troops fired on the mutineers, who suffered severe casualties- Further dotalls of the mutiny aro not yet available. It is known however, that a certain restlessness existed in the eleventh battalion last August. Th big meeting of the students of Al Azhar University, called for today, passed off without Incident British cavalry and Infantry again paraded Cairo this morning and aerial reconnaissances were carried out over tho principal tovmB. All were reported quiet, (By Tho Associated Press) Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 28.— A resolution adopted at a meeting ot the directors of the, nationalist delegation, Including several who held cabinet portfolios under Zagloul, Pasha, declares the nation does not ask for an arrangement regarding tbe waters of the Nile, but that "It Insists on the rights of Egypt In the Sudan." The resolution protests against tho government's consent to withdrawal of the Egyptian troop* from tbe 'Sudan, to which stop the Bag- loullst cabinet and parliament categorically refused to agree. ' that Hums Heeler, former Kansas • newspaper man, lifts purchased the j Augusln Daily Ua/ette from \V. K. Leatherork, publisher, and will assume charge of the publication December 1. GIRL KIDNAPPED BY STRANGE MAN MAYOR ASSURED SANTA FE YARDS WILL BE BUILT i Company Working Out Details in Regard to Work. Thirteen Year Old Child Had Gone Riding With Him in Wichita. RESOLUTION DESIRED Wichita, Kan., Nov. 2S— Kidnapped while on hep way home from an errand, forced to ride around the city for two hour* with a cloth tied around her head, and finally slugged and left unconscious in a coal box in an alley, was the story told police today by Ruby Holwagner, 13 year otd daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Holwagner, of this city. Th»? Rirl told nuthmiMoR that while shfl was rniurniiis: homo !a*t night from an errand, *Ua acceptor nn invitation rrmn a Mrunmi man in nn untomobilp, to tnlii» h u r I borne. Instead of golns homo, she j said, tho man tied a cloth around ; IHJP head, and nCt*;r tlrivlna urottnd tho rity for a while, started townnl Newton. A few mites out. of the city, RUO rraid, she was struck over tho head j with a hlunl. Instnirnenf. «nd rendered unconscious. When she recovered, she lyinf* in a eonl box In an alley inirt of her clothing miHslng rjul her face and hands Miienrod with dirt, she told police. Detectives are holding a man for investigation. WOMAN is IN LYNDON JAIL Posse is Searching; for Her Husband Who Wounded Osage Marshal. Osago City, Kau., Nov. 28.—Mrs. Charles Collins of Kansas City, Kan., Is- In Jail at Lyndon, and a poaso is searching for her husband, believed to have been wounded by City Marshal Car Tomlmson in H gun fight hero yesterday. The woman is awaiting Cowley couuty authorities who want her on a charge of stealing her own motor car which had been confiscated in con- nectlon with a liquor violation. Collins Is wanted at Wlnfield for Jumping $7,000 ball which was given for his appearance In connection with a Jail break. Tho gun fight started yesterday when Marshal Tomllnson mistook Collins for George Tolliver, alleged Oklahoma and Kansas bandit. Wheu Marshal Tomllnson accosted the man in front of a garage, two revolvers were turned on him and he jumped behind a barrier. The man then attempted to escape in Postmaster Herman Klesow's automobile, but the car would not start and he leaped iuto a coupe neurby us the marshal started firing. A bullet pierced the windshield apparently striking the man but he sped westward out of town In their bags were found a large number of revolver cartridges and shotgun shells. A shotgun was in the man's car. FEAR COMMUNIST REVOLT IN FRANCE Cardinal Dubois Warns His Countrymen Against the Threatened Revolution. (By Tho Associated Press) Paris, Nav. 28.—France is threatened with a communist revolution, according to a declaration by Cardinal Dubois to be punished tomorrow In the Semaine Hellgluae, an official Catholic organ. Appealing to all Fre.,ch Catholics to "fight against tho danger which menaces us so imminently," the cardinal writes: > 'The hour Is grave. Wo must react today; tomorrow perhaps will be too late. God protect France!" The cardinal's manifesto, which Is circulated throughout France by Agence Havns, deals with the rod demonstartlon at a ceremony attending the transference to the Pantheon of tbe ashes of Jean Jaures, tho martyred • socialist leader. It continues: "There was a communist armv. cpmpuct and disciplined. They numbered 20,000, mobilized under the shadow of a multitude of red flags stamped with the hammer and scythe of the Soviets. They advanced for tho sound of the 'In­ ternationale' shouting cries of disorder and cads tor violence. "It was a fearful revelation. The danger that ono believed to be remote appeared suddenly and the spectre, of sovletlsm showed Itself on our horizon. How many of us then opened our eyes at the passage of the cortege.in which the communists triumphed, and began to reflect on tho consequences of a policy that can lead France to tho worst of catastrophes. "For communism would bo the ruin of that which is dearest to us—religion apd country. It would bring upon us the most awful tyranny. , Will we lot it force Itself upou France and renew the horrors of soviet Russia?" CHILDREN VISIT LINCOLN'S TOMB Patriotic Pilgrimage of 1,800 School Children, as Kiwanis Club Guests, BUSY SEASON FOR SUGAR REFINERS New High World Records in Sugar Refining Reported in Middle West. CHARGED WITH HAVING .IN I OXIC.'.TING LIQUOR Doherty Interests Not Quite Prepared For New Gas Interests. Kansas City, Nov. 28.—The Veterans of Foreign Wars will recommend that Gen. John J. Pershing I Wichita,' Kan., Nov. 28—Trans- bo re-Instated on the nellve list of j fer of as properties and franchise the army for lite, it was announced , ™ , , at national tacadnuurtors of the or i ° K < l[ " i ?« °" a aB ;> Eleclr c ganUatlon hero Way. The vet- Company to the Henry L. Doherty irons feel, It was said, that Gen.' interests in accordance with the Pershing stands out us symbolic of, of these properties as an- the service rendered by (be armed i nunnced by L. O, Ripley, vice pros- forces of the United Saitos during j I"*' 1 .' <? «' e gas company the world war, and should be reinstated, " The precedent for such an appointment, national headquarters said, It was felt lay in the appointment of Admiral Dewey for lite. Captain Edwin S. Bettelheim, Jr., legislative chairman of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Washington, has been Instructed, It was said, to recommend to congress that the president bo empowered to appoint Gen. T'erablug for life, the present regulations tor retirement at the age of 04 notwithstanding. awaits the organization by tho Doii- erty interests ot necessary distributing companies and tho approval by the Kunsus public utilities commission of the transfer, it became kuown today. Announcement of tho sale of gas distributing systems of the Kansas Gas and Electric Company !n Hutchinson, Newton, Pittsburg and Wichita to tho Cities Service Company ot Now York, one of tho Doherty group, was announced Tuesday night by Ripley. Tho purchase price was understood to be *t>,000,000. Jack AUmann was arrested this afternoon on a charge of having intoxicating ..quor In his poases- slon. Ho was arraigned berore Justice of Peace T. F. Cox this cve-'f ning. Judge Cox holding court In Allman's cell at the court house, as the defendant Is a cripple- Allman pled guilty and was fined ?U'0 and 30 days In Jail. PAROLE VIOLATOR CAPTURED IN MINN. WEATHER] Kansas—Overcast and somewhat unsettled tonight and Saturday; not much change In temperature. Oklahoma—Tonight and Saturday generally fair, somewhat warmer tonight and In extreme east portion Saturday, TEMPERATURE READINOS As reported by (tie automatic registering snugi* al tho First National hunk handing: 1 1>. M 60 -I A. M 8 V. M 5S « A. M 3d 8 P. M S6 8 A. M. Aboard Lincoln Pilgrimage Special, En Routo to Springfield, III., Near Jack«o-vl!le, III., Nov, 28.-^- Eagor with anticipation, more than 1,800 Iowa and Missouri school children traveling in three special trains to do homage at the tomb of Abraham Lincoln, awoke early today after a night in which excitement wrought havoc with siim- ber. Breakfast awaited them at Jacksonville, tho first scheduled atop since the car-van left Shenandoah, Iowa on tho trip which Its sponsors the Shenar.do:'i Klwrni3 club, hoped would servo to "Hcrease patriotism and bring the children closer to the great American." Breakfast at Jacksonville. A bountiful repast was prepared by tho Jacksonville Klwanls club to satisfy uthful appetite' and refresh tbe special nurses and official chili: rone., ot tho party who spent the night watching and caring for tho forty-one carloads of youngsU rs. | Tho day's schedule called for the departure of the pilgrims from Jacksonville after breakfast, and arri,..i .1 Springfield at S'-SO. Three delegations of schrol children planned to act as escorts while the visitors paraded to Lincoln Square. Pl^r.t "Lincoln" Oak. Planting ot a small oak tree, carefully watched throughout the Journey by a youthful guardian, wu3 arranged for th opening ceremony in Springfield. The tree will bo planted l.i Lincoln park and christened "the Llncu'.n Oak." This aftcrrs.n, the pilgrims will visit the tomb of L'n.oln and place a wreath upon the sarcophagus. Addresses will be ade by Earl Ferguson of E'lenandoah, and Rev. 11. II. Pit: nan f Springfield, oris- iuators ot the Idea. Visits to the home from which Lincoln went to the White House and the stale capltol will complete the program. Relics and momen- tc^j of the martyred president will bo given particular attention. The return trip. o\er the same routo, will start at 7:30 tonight. WEEKLY MAIL BY OVERSEAS ZEP The Service Will Soon be Started Between Germany and United States. Garden City, Kan., Nov. 27.—Refiners throughout tho sugar beet growing aroas are In tho midst ot the busiest season they have over experienced. With an estimated crop of 3,118,000 tons of sugar beets In Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, or 482,000 tons more than last year'* production, new high world records in Bugnr refining aro reported. As an indication ot retlnery oper. atlons tbe output of (he Fort Collins faclory of the Great Western Sugar Company for a 2-1-hour period was 10.1SB bags of sugar from 2,919 tons ot beets during the week ending November 1. ' This exceed ed by llii bags the 24 hour record of the Loveland factory, made ten days previous. The reports indicate a sugar content of tbe beets at the Colorado refineries has been averaging about lo.ii percent, while last year tbe average sugar content of beets was but HI tie more thun 14 percent. The final payments by refiners to growers of beets under the 1923 contracts brought the total to JS.lo In Colorado and $S.10 In Nebraska. With the initial payment of S5.S0 per ton, and additional payments to be determined by the price of sugar, it is anticipated that this year's crop should closely approximate tbe final price .received for last year's crop. Thero le a feeling or satisfaction among growers over tho excellent returns from tbe sugar beet crops la the past two years aud there is considerable talk ot further increases In the acreage to be plant ed next spring. The successful operations In Irrigated areas in tho Arkansas Valley In western Kansas, where sugar beets have been grown for several years, has aroused Interest among farmers along tho valley between Garden City and Hutchinson and movements for experimental plantings are now under way. 1 (lly Tho Associated Press) Berlin, Nov. 2S.—A weekly mail Zeppelin service between (he United States and lilurope will soon be started. Dr. Hugo Kckener, director of tho Zeppelin Company, who hud charge of tho ZR-3's trans-Atlantic flight, said today. Tho Znppelln-Goodycar combination does not Intend to establish a passenger service, for tho present be Indicated, but believes one Zeppelin each way weekly, carrying a half million letters at 25 cents per letter would be a business success. Dr. Kckener expects soon to leave for Spain to arrauce for a Muilr'd-lnieuos Aires service operated on the same basis as that weekly service to and from 1 United Stales. The. dirigibles on this i-out would take four days idling from Kniope and 4Vi days re turning, ke estimated. Tho airship ol the future will be larger tl::in the ZH-3, uccor ,ing to Dr. Kckener, who predicted the capacity at. from lOu.tlOO to 1I0.WMI cubic metres. With such a ship, be declared, the no'th pole region caused easily bo exploded. As a nieii'ure for affecting an easy landing for the big dirigibles, making a repetition of the trouble experienced on the occ.a.sion of the Washington christening of the Los Angeles unlikely, Dr. Kekener sug- gr s starting and landing at night when the sun is not shining and little gas ueeil lie blown off. Five to Ten Years For a Bank Robber BROKE JAIL TWICE BUT IS BACK AGAIN Wlnfield, Kan., Nov. 2S.—Elmer Deere, arrested at Nogules, Ariz., last week, was back in the county Jail houe again today to await trial on a charge of robbing tho Security National bunk at Arkansas City of •5; I $18,000. Officers arrlvou here with to p. M 54 10 A. M. 1- Midnight ...:t( 12 Noon a. 1 ! i . . . XT , tr . 2 A. M 31 2 i>. M j( I Deere today from Nogales. Ho has -'.„„.,,, >t . !,„..-v,'. nil.'" : twice broken Jail here. Virgil Evans, a parole vlolato: at the State Reformatory has been captured at Minneapolis, Minn. Ur J. \V. Young, physician at the Institution will leave tonight to bring him back. Dr. Young is makin: tho trip In order to have a chance of seeing his brother, who is very sick there wllh a cancer. WARM WEATHER CHECKS PRODUCTION OF COAL I Chicago, Nov. 28.— Warm weather In October retarded bituminous coal production In the seventh fed cral reserve .district, according to the monthly business, condition report of tbe federal reserve, bank ot Chicago. At th% same ' llnie. dally output of ebtctrteat energy increased tbe icport stall* ' | TfeCheei^CWiiltl Re»d«r, Fax -6.wa.y froml me, Whorn I'll never Unow or see, It's ytrarwge tkrou^k just this printed line Our thoughts w. meeting, yours •And mine- r STRUCK GOCSE WITH GUN; IT DISCHARGES Chico, Calif., Nov. 28.—Leroy Seott, 17, attempted to strike a crippled goose wllh the butt end of his gun while hunting near hero yesterday. The blow discharged both barrels of the gun and Scott was fatally wounded. Ho died here last night. "SMEDLEY" TO STICK Philadelphia, Nov. 28 General Stnedley D. Butler will remain the head of the Philadelphia police and fire departments for tbe next three years, If his leave from the Marine Carps Is extended It was announced today by Mayor Kendrick and Gen. Butler. TALK OVER THE DEBT OF FRANCE Newton, Kau., Nov. 28.—James Woodruff, charged with four others with complicity in robbing the Walton Statu bank of JllO.tlOO in bonds anil currency, was sentenced In district roun here today by Judge Fairchlld to five to ten years for second degree burglai'ly and not to exceed five years for grand larceny. The sentences are to run consecutively. TOOK LIFE WHEN SHE FEARED LOVE WAS GONE. City Commission to Consider One that Will Help to Bring Agreement. Adlvce3 received by Mayor Walter F. Jones seem to assure that work Is to start in the near future on construction ot the east yards of the Santa Fe- The mayor has been in correspondence with Santa Fe officials and has had personal conferences with them for aonifi time. His latest information Is that the engineering department is working out tne details for construction work that will mean spending from $750,000 to $1,000,000 in Hutchinson In the next year and that this work will mean only a part of the Improvements that are to be included In future plans for these yards. To* Delay Grade Elevation. Tbe Santa I'e company, hi conferences, asked that, agitation for grade elevation -uid u viinltu't. for K'tcblusoii bo p.-!s- : e<l up tor five years by the city and by the Peo- p!c generally, in wliieh event the matt'-r of constructing these yards would bo iTtrot 'ully considered. What has followed is Unit groups of business men and others, inelinl- 1ns; the board of directors of the Clnimtier of Coinmeree mid also scores of business men. 1uve endorsed the Plans propos. d. To Consider Resolution. Now tbe city commission is IO consider passing a resola!fou along tl.cpu lines. When all of ibis is done It seems assured that the ^ant Fe. will tnke up the matter of tho yards, and build ot loa^t a third of the tracks In the oomms year. This resolution may be consider ed on first, reading by the city corn mission this afternoon. It mils' U'en lay over one tiieetinq and titer come, up for final passage. If this is passed and other eon fidence Is shown In ttio rallroa company's proposal, it Is pos-ii.'. that it. will a'l bo over. Mayor Jones Confident"I feel assured that (In? Sam Io road Is preparing to go aline with its ['lans for yard eotistiur rioii," Major Jones said today. "Tit. resolution smtiilil in (he. eily eum mission, wiih other assurance* wi have been able, to gi e will pro!- nbly bring about these, improv meats." Would Be Great Help The building of Hies,, yard.- I the east end and tbe sloppim;. mat ing up and starting ot' long freiah trains from ih.it terminal iiisi.-a- 01' from the pr.vriu. down inwi yards, will mean that Hie train-' will move more iiuiekly tlineu ^'i tho city and thus more quickly clear tbe down town ero-^siinis. I', should help a great deal In Uncrossing matter. II. should mak-- less switching down town and la that way keep the i-rossincs cb-.-'.i- much more of Iho lime. Third of the Yards While no official uiinoniieemen: has been made by the Santa Fe company of what Is to be done here it Is understood that, about a third of the completed yards will Inbuilt, a twelve-stall rotmdliotis'' may be built and the. present rip track in tho present down town yards will be moved there an-.! likely Increased in capacity, adding to It- more work iu tbe mechanical department its would come as .». matter of course with more work on Iho freight cars that need renewing. These yards would extend from near the itock Island crossing east tor as fur as necessary to properly balance the yards at this time. There aro nearly four miles of :i strip along lite, right of way of th" Santa Fe there ready for use but it is not known how much af this would be put in use by these improvements. Has Many Employes Tho Santa Fe company has more than 350 employes here al this 1-iine. Tbe new yards would likely Fort Scott, aKn. ,Nov. 2S—A bullet through the brain preferred by Mrs. Until Stroud to living In tbe belief that she had lost the love of j permanently increase this number Ambassador Jusserand Secretary Mellon Have Had Conferences. Iter husband, Jonas A. Stroud Yesterday at. lief home about noon she shot herself, dying In_ i ' stnntly, her body being discovered ana;,-,.,., , t. v ,,. i.. t . , (By The Associated Pn-ss) Washington, Nov. 28.—Informal discussions have been instituted between representatives of the French and American governments relative to a basis for funding the former's wartime debt to the United States. Ambassador Jusserand lias held though no one could tell bow ni.i 1 th would add to the present pav ; roll. j Th" construction of the yards ; and other Improvements would | mean many men working here a | good ninny months, tor a large p ; .,-t . j of the expense would b... for labor. MANY MORE DESERTIONS L,.. U1( . rr~~"',-„ FROM THE NAVY 1 HARDING ESTATE TO THE GRANDCHILDREN. five hours later. Shu Is- survived by two sons, her husband and mother. Washington, Nov. 28 —Naval courts martial on charge of desertion Increased more tiiiin 350 per tent In the fiscal year l'.i24. Hear Admiral .1. L. Latimer, iho Judge advocate goiientl, announced today lu his annual report. Aga'us.t a total of 351 cases of resection list- several conferences with Secretary j ed i» U'- :! . too report showed 1207 Mellon, during which the whole French situation was gone over. Talks Were Informal. It was made clear at tbe treasury today, however, (but Mr. MeJUrn's talks with M. Jusserand bud been most informal; that thus fur the French plenipotentiary had merely outlined llle position his government occupies with respect to finances and that tbe subject of actual terms had not been broached except as these are governed by tho ability of France to pay. Bought Augusta Paper. Augusta, Kan., Nov. 28.—Announcement wug mailt fceru today in the year endiut; last June Snowing In West Kansas Huliiia. Kan.. Nov. 28—Snow, which fell for an hour last evening, driven by a high north wind und meltltig us it fell, was-followed by a temporutlre ot 17 this morning. Snow is also reported at Hays and Pltilnvllle, but nt no place, heavy enough to Interfere with the roads. -Marlon. ()., Nov. 2s.--Jeanne George Do Wolfe, grand children of tbe late Mrs. Warren (',. Hard- lug, are left the bulk of her o.vatr, of which no estimate was available, under her will, filed l-r jV.tk*- bate here today. The will makes special bequests to friends and relatives a*gi routing $tl.end and I leaves tbe i-.--.idui.' uf the v.-ia:- 1 to the grand children, who live her--. More Crossing Deaths Chicago, Nov. 28—Two rullrouit crossing uccldeuls on ih« fringes of Chicago last night brought deulh to eight, probably fatal Injuries to tnc uiui stiiuus buru to another. WEATHER AND KOAOS Kansas City—Cloudy, roads n Kiuporia--t.'leai', inails .aie-i Colfi-yville-Clear, nj.ld,- PUUhurg-- -Oca:. roads mod Arkansas tit- Fair, roads v Wichita —Clear, roads i /omt. Oltwa—Clear load* ,;-,io.[ Tupek.i - 1 i '.iv r auV *tali a - t'lear. ^u-ov m u roads i'.io'J.

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