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READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERY DAY. THE NEWS Final Edition VOL. LII1. TVVIiLVE PAGES. (Ettibllthcd July 4, 1872) HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1924 \'0. THE NOMINATIONS WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY AU in the Mail by 12 O'clock Tomorrow Night, Counted . JUST 20 ENTERED But Many More Will be In, and it'a Number of Petition* that Counts. Nominations will close at midnight tomorrow night for the entries of Kansas farm glrla in the Wheat Olrl contest. An even twenty girls have been nominated to date. But there will doubtless bo many more entries between now and tomorrow night. Everything In the mall by midnight Friday night, Dec. 5 will be counted. There are twenty girls to be selected for tho primary, and the highest twenty receiving nominations will be tho ones. So it Is Important that the more nominating petitions sent In tho more likely your favorite Is to bo Included among the high twenty. Farm Girl Leads. At present Vada Watson, of Turon, is,in tho lend. She has the backing of tho Turon schools and the Commercial club of that place, and Is almost sure to be one of the high twenty. ' However only 23 petitions have boon sent In for her so far, and almost anybody In hnlf an hour can get ZOO petitions signed for a favorite girl, HO it la anybody's race. All that la necessary Is to clip the petition blank which la printed in The News tonight, and will be In the Herald and News tomorrow, and sign It and send it In- Any body may vote, providing they don't vote mora than once. But there's nothing to prevent other members of tho household voting, too. Yes, He Can Vote. A man in Stafford telephoned In this morning. "I buy Tho News every day at a news stand. My namo Isn't on your subscription list although I take it regularly. Can I vote?" Yes, ho can vote. Tho News goes to thousands whoso mimes aro not on the subscription lists. Anybody can vote by clipping tho coupon appearing daily. The voting coupon was left out of tho Herald this morning, by mistake. In order to give Herald readers fair play It will appear twice tomorrow morning in tho Herald, OH different pages, so they'll havo an even chance. Langdon Girl Second High. A bunch of nine petitions were mailed in this morning from Langdon nominating .lowell Koyce, of Lnngdon. Hhe is the. second in the race today. Mrs. ("has. T. Chase of Partridge, nominates Mildred II. Cecil, of Fnrlrltlgu IIFD. C. A. Esliolman, of 1'artrldge, forwards a petition for Edith Mnrkham, of Partrldgo. W. K. Kissick, or Hutchinson, nominates Hazel Fromong, of Rozel, Puwnoo county. The namo of Laura Yaggy, daughter of Ed Yaggy, the apple plantation man in Grant township, was submitted as a candidate this morning by two petitions. J. Beryl Welty, of Sterling, forwards a petition for Artls Hoyt, of Saxman, and C. P. Veatch, of Hutchinson, nominates Ethel Tlb- bitt, of Langdou. The Requirements. The candidate must bo a Kansas farm girl, under 22 years of age Nov. 27, 1924. She must havo lived on a Kansas farm at least two years prior to Nov. 2, 1924. (Attendance at school or college during Uiat time will not bo regarded ns losing residence on a Kansas farm.) Nominations must be signed by tho subscriber making them. HOW GIRLS ARE RANKING TODAY Vada Watson, Turon 23 Jewell Itoyco, Laugdon 9 Laura Yaggy, Yaggy 2 Louise Pennington, Hutchinson. 2 Ida Klngslcy, Wlndnm 2 Wilma Connor, Sylvia 2 Lucilo Duer, Zenith 2 Hnzol Fromong, Rozel 2 Porlo Howell, Hutchinson 2 Eleanor Adams, Seward., I Amanda Franz, Hozel X Maona Blrkot, Abbyvllle I Mildred Copeland, Hutchinson.. 1 Mildred Cecil, Partridge 1 Rosamond Dawson, Nlckorson.. 1 Hazel Hargett, Montezuma 1 Artls Hoyt, Saxman 1 Ida May Llndall, Plevna 1 Edith Markham. Partridge 1 Ethel Tibbott, Langdon 1 PLUCKY WOMAN GIVES BATTLE TO ASSAILANT Holds Brute Prisoner Hour* After He Had Hit Her, But He Finally Escaped. MORE THAN AN INCH OF RAIN IN HUTCHINSON Precipitation General Over Wettern Kansas. K ORE TZ IS A WAITING HIS PRISON SENTENCE BIG BENEFIT TO WHEAT Concern Over Growing Crop is Allayed as All-Day Mist Turns Into Downpour. Coroner Decides Woman a Suicide (By The Associated Press) Columbus, O., Doc. 4—Mrs. Addle Sheatsley, wife of Itev. 0. V. Sheatsley, pastor of- Christ Evangelical Lutheran Chuch of Boxloy, a suburb, whofce body was found in tho furnace of tho Sheatsley home, committed suicide Coroner .1. A. Murphy held in his formal report of the tragedy filed with the county clerk oil courts today. Coroner Murphy from the start held to his view that Mrs. Sheatsley crawled into the furnace, In spite of the fact that C. P. Long, chemist, and Dr. H. M. Brundage, pathologist, said It waa their opinion Bhe met death outside the furnace. Mrs. Dave Warley, about 40 years of age, was assaulted about 9 o'clock last night at her farm home one mile east of Abbyvllle, where she was alone with her three children. Her husband la away husking corn. Her assailant whom she claims to have beon Wayne Boarders, a former Arlington young man about 23 years of age, who has been sorvlng a term in tho California pbnltontlary, entered her house by breaking open a screen and prying up the window. immediately upon gaining entrance to tho house, tho man who was wearing a handkerchiof over his face, hit her over tho fore head with a piece of gas pipe covered with cloth. A bad gash was cut in her scalp which required a number, of stitches to close up tho wound. When she recovered from the blow, she grabbed a lantern which was near and hit her assailant over tho head, which laid him out for a little while. Then she recognized him as tho fellow Boarders, whom she had known at Arlington sevoral years before. She states that she hold him prisoner In the house until 5 o'clock this morning, when he got away from her and rushed out o! the house without cither hat or coal, Mrs. Warley Immediately took her throe children, who nro 12, 9 and ti years in ago and walked into Abbyvillo where tho assault was reported to the county authorities. Carl Fountain, who Is In charge of the telephone coinpany al Abbyvillo went in search ot tho man whom she was positive was Boarders. He was able to trace footprints from her hotiso to the corner where tho road turns north of Arlington. He Was to Be Paroled Mr. Fountain immediately decided Hint the man was heading to his former homo at Arlington, so ho hurried there In a car and was met by Sheriff .Tense Langford who had received word of tho assault. Relatives of Boarders, wero found and they stated that he was expecting to get his parole from the California penitentiary very shortly but they did not know that he had already secured his release. A search was made of tho entire torrltory between Abby­ vllle and Arlington but no ono was found. Sheriff Lnngford, who Inspected tho home ot Mrs. Warley this morning stated that the way dish es wero broken over the floor and other things thrown around, It showed that a terrible struggle had taken placo. Ho reports that tho purpose of the assault could not havo been robbery because tho family Is very poor and have no shoes for tho children even at this time of the year. Boarders waa sentenced to the California penitentiary after being convicted of assaulting a woman there. SOVIET LIFT* BAN ON STRONG DRINK (By The Associated. Press) Moscow, Dec- 4.—Soviet Russia today joined tho "wot" countries of Europe, when tho council ot peoples commissars Issued a decree permitting tho manufacture and sale of liquors and cognac up to a strength ot 30 per cent, which Is but five per cent loss than tho prewar alcoholic standard. The new decree, which caused much joy among the Inn keepers and liquor advocates throughout Russia, 1B Intended to increase the government's revenues and stop the Illicit sale of alcohol which has boon widespread. Kansas Wheat Girl Nominating Petition I nominate Mlat. Kansas, a Kansas farm girl, as Hutchinson News-Herald candidate for The Kansas Wheat Girl to carry the sack of wheat and the message, "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat In the World," to President Calvin Ceolldge, January 29, 192$. Name. A light snow began falling here late this afternoon, following another foggy, misty day. Eattbbund trains on the Santa Fe this afternoon were covered with snow and Ice, encountered In the western part of the state. "And tho rains came—." They always do. Sometimes there Is n thought that they aro a long ttn.o about it but they come. The showers of late yesterday turned Into actual heavy rains last night and the total, ns registered at tho Crescent park rain gauge, showed a fall of 1.14 Inches, tho most moisture for months. It was a drizzly rain for a tlmo then It went into regular action, with thunder and lightning accompaniment and "Just poured down." General In Western Kansas. Reports from the Western Union show the rains to bo general all over western Kansas, probably not far from the same as In Hutchlnr son. They extended Into Colorado j and far southwest Into tho panhandle of Oklahoma and Texas. Snow at Dalhart. The Rock Island reports showed ; there was rain all ot the way to ! Liberal and somo snow at Dalhart, Texas. The Santa Fo reported the telegraph and telephone wires working badly and trains Nos. 10 and li delayed because of rainy conditions. The general report over the Santa Fo wires was that rain reached into eastern Colorado. Over Missouri Pacific. Tho Missouri Pacific road reported trouble with the w'res, none of them being down but nil working badly because of the wet weather conditions and with scattering reports .leaking in telling of rains well over the west end of tho state. Will Help Wheat. The wheat fields, thirsty for moisture for many weeks, will be much benefitted by these rains. Tho wheat not yet started, will got a chance to roo*. and come out of the ground. If tho cold weather doesn't follow too closely. It will make a big difference in the crop In this section of the state. Pastures will get a soaking that will be of iy> particular benefit for this fall but the moisture will put tho grass In better shupe for next spring when the warm days come noain. Santa Fo telegraph service was partially destroyed by tho storm last night. W. L. Hamilton, operator, reports that ho is unable to receive or send messages any farther wost than Great Bend. He Is able to get Klnsloy now and then hut not regularly. He believes that tho Hue trouble was caused somewhere In the vicinity of Spcarville. Wires Ice Covered. Concordia, Kan., Dec. 4.—A fine rain that froze as it fell throughout the night, has disrupted light and power lines all over western Kansas, Interrupting communication and causing damage that utilities officials estimate may reach the thousands of dollars- Many points in northwest Kansas and southern Nebraska, supplied with power by a plant here, aro completely out of touch. Power company officials here es tltuate that every mile' of wire In the affected area weighted down with two tons ot ico. Trees are also being crushed. Commutation Hindered Salina, Kan., Dec. 4—Breaking a drought that has existed since August 22, copious rains fell throughout central and western Kansas last night, accompanied by severe electrical storms, in Salina the precipitation was .95 ot an luch. Communication with Hays, Plalnvllle and points in that vicinity has been Interrupted by the storm. Reports tell of widespread havoc to telephone linos west ot Russell and Plalnvllle, with communication completely gone this morning. Meager reports from Hays told of severs gales accompanying heavy rain and considerable sleet. Snow in Western Kansas. Kansas City, Dec. 4.—Rain or snow has been general throughout tho southwost during the last 24 hours and unsettled conditions will continue until tomorrow, It was announced at the weather bureau here today. Tho storm hns been accompanlod by low temperatures In Texas and Oklahoma and a drop to 26 degrees Is predicted for this vicinity by morning. In western Kansas a blanket of snow five to seven inches deep covered tho ground. Rain last night in that section turned to snow when the tomperaturo dropped. Rain fall" at Kansas City had amounted to 1.25 inches tills morning and the precipitation was expected to continue throughout today and tonight, turning to snow early tonight. COOLIDGE MAKES ! APPEAL IN FAVOR OF THE PRODUCER Leo Koretz, who skipped out of Chicago a year ago with something like $2,000,000 relatives and friends had given him to invest In his Panama oil scheme, Is now awaiting sentence. Ho is seen hero being questioned by State's Attorney Robert E. Crowe, Immediately following his return from Halifax, N. S„ where he was apprehended. And Leo, according to the prosecutor, hns confessed his Bnyano river plans wore nothing but a fraud. L (Mail to Wheat Girl Election Editor, Hutchinson Nswa-Herald) Chicago, Dec. 4.—In a cell In tho Cook county Jail, Leo Koretz, master swindler, awaited sentence today on "four Indictments to which ho pleaded guilty yesterday. Tomorrow, Stnto Attorney Crowe plans he will be on his way to the penitentiary at Statesvllle. Koretz said ho was 45 or 4G years old. born In Bohemia and had no address. His occupation was listed as an investor In securities. He was assigned to cell No. 13. MIDDLEWEST IN WINTER GRASP Coldest Weather in Years is Forecast for Panhandle Region of Texas. Chicago. Dec. 4.—A chilling grasp stretching out of the southwest and Rocky Mountain region rought sleet and snow today to the midwest, the plains states and tho Ohio valley. In the Texas Panhandle the coldest weather in a decade waa forecast after a fall and early winter which lias been free of freezing temperatures. Elsewhere considerably lowered temperatures were' predicted. The winter's first extensive damage to wire communication was reported caused by sleet In northern Utah and western Nebraska. Ruin aud snow fell in the lower Missouri and. mlddlo-Mls- sissippl valleys. Tho low pressure area was expected to move slowly eastward, overspreading the middle Atlantic, New England states and eastern New York tomorrow. The southwestern storm has Increased In energy and Its center has reached Kansas, according to weather bureau reports, accompanied by precipitation over most western and central sections. Much snow has fallen In the middle Rocky Mountain region on the eastern slopes, according to tho weather advices. Brazilian Exclusion Not Aimed at Japs Buenos Aires. Dec. 4. —The Jap anese ambassador at Rio Janeiro Is quoted by the correspondent of La Naclon, as stating that the Bra- zlllan government's action in suspending visas to Japanese emigrants to Brazil was a -temporary measure applied indiscriminately to all nationalities. Tho correspondent ndds that a statement to the samo effect was mado to him by the German minister. EGYPT IS SOLELY BRITISH PROBLEM England Informs League of Nations No Interference Will be Recognized. (lly The Associated Press* Cenova, Dec. 4.—Great Britain has Informed tho League ot Nations that the British government will not recognize that any signature by Egypt of tho peace protocol will give Egypt tho right to appeal to the League of Nations on matters connected with the Anglo- Egypllan dispute. The British noto to the league says Great Britain will not accept any interference, whether it bo by Egypt, the League of Nations or any Individual government on mat'/.is touching the Sudan, Urges Fair Dealing in Marketing Foodstuffs, PRESIDENT IN CHICAGO Also Urges Need of Raising Europe to an Approximate of American Standards. Armored Skeleton May Be Remains of Coronado Follower Li Junta, Colo., Doc. 4—Discovery ot a skeleton In ancient Spanish armor, IS miles south of here yesterday, by several boys, has attracted the attention of historians who believe tho skoleton may be that of a member ot a band that traversed this part of the country under the leadership of the explorer Don VaBquez Coronado. The armor plate Is mostly covered with Ivory. On It aro figures bolieved to be roman numerals but as yet not deciphered. Parts of an ancient flintlock blunderbuss aud a copper gun stock also were found by tho youths. OFFICERS OF KANSAS DAY CLUB TO MEET. Chicago Neara Three Millions Chicago, Dec. 4.—The Chicago population will pass the 3,000.000 murk by. May, according to tho Association of Commerce, which announces the city's inhabitants J numbered ft?6i,87jL an slept, X, Longest Chinese Bridge Reported Destroyed by Wu ^ (By The Asaoclated Press) Hankow, China, Dec. 4.—Followers ot Gen. Wu Pei-Pu, formerly military Commander of the Peking government reported to have blown up the Hankow-Peking railway brldgo over tho Yellow river, said to be the longest bridge in China. General Wu, who was yesterday reported to bo in flight from his old headquarters in Ilourau, has arrived at Sinyangchpw, which is directly north of Hankow near the Honan-Hupeh border. He announced that he would rest there for an Indefinite period. WOMAN SLAIN, CORONER'S VERDICT Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 4.—"Unlawful homicide" was the verdict recoreded this afternoon by Deputy Coroner J. J Crowe la the case of Mrs. Annie Lou Edwards, who was slala in her Fairfield home Tuesday. Dr. George T. Edwards, her husband. Is being held under a warrant charging murder. Authorities said that attorneys for Dr. Edwards refused to allow an Identification expert to make finger prints of the physician. Shortly after this incident it was announced by the officers in charge of Dr. Edwards that the physician would be removed at once to the Jefferson county jail. Topelta, Kan!, Dec. .4.—Officers ot tho Kansas Day Club will meet hero Saturday to plan for their annual meeting January 29. it was announced here today by E. H. Holm, Topoka, secretary. Don E. Wells, Erie is president ot the organization. Among those under consideration for tho principal speakor are Former Governor Edward P- Morrow Kentucky and Senator Frank B, Willis, Ohio. » WEATHER] Kansas—Partly cloudy in west, rain or snow and colder in east portion tonight; Friday generally fair, warmer in west and north portions. Oklahoma—Tonight unsettled, rain In northeast portion, colder; Friday generally fair, colder In extreme east portion. TEMPERATURE READINGS As reported by the automatic registering gauge at the First -National bank building: • P. M 54 i A. M 6 P. M 60 S A. M 51 8 P. M 50 H A. M It 10 P. M 50 10 A. M :tr. 13 Midnight ...M 12 Noon 32 3 A. M. ......511 2 P. M 30 Maximum, M; Minimum, 30. illy Tho Associated Press) Chicago, Dec. 4—President Cnolldgo in his first public address since tlin election told tho Clilcugo Commercial Club today that tho United States wants to sea Europe raised up so far as possibtio to American economic standards "We have, attempted to perform sorvlccs tor the European nations because by that moans In a broad way wo are serving ourselves." he. said to an audience ot mtddlowest business loaders. "We want to see them raised up 60 far 113 possible to our own economic slaiidards. Wo want to see in their prosperity an opportunity for larger markets for our own production. We wish to help them, moreover, because It only through service that wo can develop our individual and national lives. Must All Work Together. "It is along this course of action that wo nro most likely to contribute to those conditions which will be most effective for maintaining universal peaco and most likely to mako the largest contribution with. In our power to the advancement of human welfare." The president speaking at a luncheon meeting of the club, combined witli this pronouncement of policy in international affairs, a declaration that business nnd agriculture must work together. He advised tho business men in his audience to "look beyond the and see what prlco In exchange for the hard working lives ot our open country." Tho text of his nddress follows: "To tho thoughtfuliiess ot a Chicago friend I am Indebted for the reminder that on this day, 250 years ago, Father Mnrquetto and his companions began to erect tho first huts to bo used by the white men on the slto of what is now Chi. cago. I like to think of that as the founding of Chicago. I IIKO to feel that this groat city owes Its beginning to tho master explorer, who was first a devout missionary of religion. 1 am glad to turn aside here to add my little part to the tribute which the city is today paying to the memory of Marquette. Of the men who laid the foundations of our country, he deserves his place among tho foremost. Hla published articles and letters give, I believe, iho earliest prophesies ot tho destiny that awaited this central valley of the vast lakes and rivers. You people ot tho Chicago empire have built into the solid structure of accomplishment the things which he, a quarter of a mil- lenlum ago, saw with clearness and faith of prophesy. World Food Market. "Whenever I think of your wonderful Chicago, I think of it first as the great market placo to which tho world resorts to buy and sell Its food. It Is because tho genius of your commerce and tho Industry of the people who llvo in these central valleys havo erected hero u vast exchange, to which the nations havo come In their lean years to traffic for tho foodstuffs which you have gathered together for them, that you aro first known to fame. And, thinking of these things, my mind hns gone back to that most appealing of all, the romances which wo find In tho Old Testament: to the Btory of Joseph and tho famine of the RCVOU lean years iii Egypt which followed the seven fat years. You will all remember the story of tho seven years of plenty and after them, the seven years of famine. Let mo remind you ot that period ot agricultural depression In tho words of Moses and the Book of Genesis: Finds Parallel Today. "It is not necessary In Chicago, or anywhere In agricultural America, to point out the parallel between that appeal of the ancient world to Kgypl and the appeal which the world In our day made to our country, and to the great market which centers in Chicago, for similar supply of grain lu another tlmo of pressing neod. "The famine brought the nations to Egypt, and Egypt rescued them. So the war brought tho nations to your agricultural markets and you provided them with food. Some of the results wero not immediately pleasant for the Hebrew Fire Department Called to Rescue Unfortunate Kitty Ottawa, Kan., IVc. 4.---Ytstcv- clay afternoon an Ottawa fire truck with two firemen and ladders Vil'nvo to the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. I.. Kennedy. HOG Maple street and rescued a kitten, by way of demonstrating that a fireman is n general utility citizen. The Kennedys had heard the plaintive mew ot a kitten from the depths of an old cistern under thn house for several days, Kimble to obtain a ladder that would ix-ach the cat, they summoned the fire department and one of tho firemen wont ufter the kitten, none the worse for tho experience, except for ravenous hunger. There won only a few Indies of water in tho cistern. SEVEN DEAD, 40 HURT IN WRECK BIG PROSPERITY ERA FORECASTED BY SECY MELLON [ Treasury Secretary's Report I Sent to Congress- CITES TAX REDUCTION Per Capita Cost of Govern- Ment Cut in Half During Past Four Years. ; Washington, Dec. >.— j "prosperous and healthy L ; such as succeeded (lie ei : 1x96" were forenirft for it . Hiatcs by Secretary Mi.lli. 1 annual report, of the tn-a. to congress today. Tho Secretary s v*ew- : he said, op til i "various theories fr.ii.. I Train Plows into Rear End of Electric Coach Filled with Oakland Commuters. Oakland. Calif., Doc. 4.— Seven persons were killed and approximately 40 injured today on the Key llouto system when a train from •Sacramento crashed Into the rear of a crowded electric train bound from 12th street Oakland, to San Francisco with early morning commuters. The cause of tho accident has not been determined. Oakland, Calif., Dec. 4.—Five are known to have been killed and thirty have been injured, all more or less seriously, when a .Sacramento Short Line train telescoped the rear of a Key Route train half a mile from the end of the long pier hero today. One of Ihe dead was Identifle.: as C. O. O'Loughllii. 45 second street. San Francisco. The other tour are unidentified. Two were women, to and 20 years of ago nnd two were young men. Another of tho dead vas identified as F. J. Gibson Co a marine engineer living on Goat Island In Son Francisco bay. He died in the Oakland Emergency hospital. Baseball Men Rap Major League Head (By The Associated Press} Hartford, Conn., Dec. 4.—Adopting resolutions condemning "a major league presidont" for creating doubt, confusion and a condition Inimical to tho wnlfare of basoball and reaffirming Its faith and confidence in Commissioner K. M. Laudis, the National Association of Hasobnll Leagues closed up its business today. Frustrating any attempts to bring about a re-conslderatlon of tho proposed amendments to the ninjor-minor agreement because they had not been "formally presented." to the convention, and frowning upon Iho attempts of the major leagues to dominate base- hall In the minor league, tho delegates elected to go on record ns being opposed to any changes in baseball law, which would be detrimental to the best interests ot tho minor leagues. ARMY FIELD OFFICER HANGS SELF IN ROOM Leavenworth. Kan.. Dt ^e. 4.—Lieutenant Col- Emery T. Smith, field artillery, a student officer at the command and general staff sellout, Fort Leavenworth, who cunio to tho fort last August from Boston, where ho was 011 duty with the organized reserves, eleventh corps area, committed suiclflo this morning, by hanging. Tho body was found by the Janitor of Smith's apartment, dangling from the cud of a rop' thrown across a steam plpo on the celling of tho balli room. ptidiat it<ii 'll.slSR'tli. M .1. 'I ROYAL ETHIOPIAN 8PEAKS N TOPEKA Topeka, Kan., Dec. 4—Prince W'xyzezwixard S. J. Challoughlezll- eizie, bishop of the Reformed Coptic. Church and prince of the royal house of Ethiopia, was to address tho negro Y. M. ('. A. tills evening nn the "origin of tho Ethiopian race and Us achievements." and "what Africa h;m contributed to civilization," (Continued on Pago Two) DYSENTARY EPIDEMIC TAKES FIVE VETS Beavour. Miss.. Dec. 4. — An epidemic of dissenlary believed to have been caused by infected milk lias caused tho death of five In- 1 males of the Jefferson Davis Soldier. 1 ! Home during the last three days . Thirty-three others suffering from this dlsenso are being treated In the hospital. Bandits Get $41,000. San Francisco, Doc. 4.—Tliree messengers of the Pacific Cns and ! Electric Company wore hold tip in ; front of the company's office this 1 morning and robbed of $41,U00. The three bnudlU who participated lu th$ hold yrj> escaped. 7teCheei ^Cherufl WK«n 1 let my troubles me E>KcU a.nd Viujie tViey look -and ta.ll But if I F &ce them full of.courage. I grow big *nd tVvey tfrow jrrvfcll. ilTC*"". Opposes Blue Laws, Deacon is Churched Parsons, Kan., !>c — Details" of ;t rigid amusement ban adopted by tho Baptist, church in this city. J. A. Peterson, deaco., was un­ churched at a meeting of the membership last night. The ban prohibits officers, Sunday school teacherB or choir members from playing cards or dancing. Peterson was charged with oppotlng tho .amusement ban with "Insubordination to constituted authority and being factious." Thn ba bail been adopted by unanimous vole of the membership which lac- l'e!t.'su» used lu his defense, which he con ducted himself. Tho pastor, II. A. Smoot, acted ts JudfiV EPIDEMIC CLAIMS 5 CONFEDERATE VETS. Beauvolr, Miss.. Dec. i.--Flve confederate, veterans, inmates of tiie old soiuiers jtome nero, died during the last nine days from an epidemic which as yet has not been diagnosed. Ono other Is expected to die from the disease, which affects tho patient's stomach. economic laws" anil the Imp, ment of a program of iniiitnn handling of governiii,..ii: air. given in the last election. II.; c. celled the nation, however. <n primch its problems with in; pence that tho p:\igres-: mad., a I lie groundwork laid 111 Iii.. I:, four years may not cum.; naught. Big Tax Reduction The I'nlted stales, l.e .!«••<,..:••.. was the first world to , „i through the post-war truusiti stake successfully and the io-t be tilde to present "1 easotiablo : surance" that "true ptour.,'' v. continue within lis hord -Mellon urged perpetuation .r th' program adopted by "the great in: - jority of our people In th,- iiut >•' ue.llon" which be interpreted a one ("f "hard wors. economy and sound policies." In general ecotiomle c-nmluiut. \ as wi-11 as In tho dotn tin m' .s .il 'i.i; fiscal operations. Mi-. .Mi-llon r- • counted how complete tin: n-an - itlon had been. lie said tli.r. io tho last, four years the per e,-ipi*:i. ttij; on citizens of the I "nit • I States hiitl been cut from >':•! : 1 $27, or exactly one half; | expenditures which in llt2o e\c>- Mt-d $(|n(i,uin'l, wero milv .".;.. iiOO.imO.flOO In the fiscal your whle 1 ended last July 1. and the 'voto- pleto disorganization" of tlie .-ont;- omic structure by the collapse o' prices In 1920 and 1V21 bus been rectified. Hopes for Further Reform. The lifting of the tav burden, although slight us tho decrease ban been, has done mueh for btiMiies>. Mr. Mellon sriitl, and lie exptv - tho hope that ti.ore could b? dono soon, tie said he desired tav re form as well as tax reduction and warned against usint; the field o' taxation us a field "for soehilt^t (•• experiment or as a eltib to ptinl-lt fiticcess." if this were done, h" said, tho conditions o£ a f'-w \ ear ago may come back. "While It has taken time for this situation completely to remedy It self," the secretary, continued, "tho adjustment has now 'nci -.i made, and both banking and bust ncss conditions are lu a thoroughly sound position. 1'rieow hav.- boon comparatively 3U10'.' lor t' 1 " or three years, production has 1» creased twenty or t.weuty-five percent, bank debts, fifteen or twen ty per cent, and omploymetit eigh: or ten percent. Interest and discount rates of the Federal lleserv,. Bank ot New York, for •-xnniplc. havo been reduced from seven ate! otto half to three an done half percent. Hunk depo-sits have inereas 'Ml six or eight, billion dollars 1'1'om tie- low point of .11121, or over twenty percent. End to Foreign Loans. . "At tho same time reserves ai •> unusually high, frozen loans liai. been almoin completely liquidate.! and the country's banking and it. structure- was nc.v../ In a stronger I position and more able to support I continued business and ledn.-,tflat I expansion. The traffic handled by the railroads cottiiuuos at almost record levels, and many roads are returning to u dlvtdeint-paylif; basis after years of fiuanclul difficulties aud struggles to build ui> road and equipment to a bails ot efficiency. Tim building aud automotive industries, tire prosporotu and in turn are big factors in maintaining J.ho country';* iceneral prosperity. "While, recovery of ;o;i i. ot. ft» has been slow, it lias b-.'-n sul-- stantial, and today due larac.'y to changing conditions In world eroi \ and world markets, facer, a new- era. Tho maladjustment between agriculture and other Industrie* has been removed, and the farmer is nearly restored to his- proper status in the economic -ystent." Watch Foreign Menace. 15 t. Atneriean ronino' 1 <:>' aeri industry must maintain an ;;m.;ior to the windward lu future w-e. Id cade, the secretary said, for, us America, h::s recovered, no now Europe is becoming stablllz.ed. Mr .Mellon gave credit to the Dawes reparx- (Contltiued on Page. Tu­ tu DANISH GOVERNMENT TO LEGALIZE KILLINGS. WEATHER AND HOADS ttim-g. <P.y Tho Asaoclated Press) Copenhagen, Dec. 4—A bill which would aulhorlzu doctors under certain conditions to take the life 0!' a patient without l::i uciug punish- I iuenl, lias been Introduced In tho, v,,.,,,,-^,,, Danish, parliament by Minister of I cloudy, road* muddy JutUca. gtelnoka. 1 Top«k*— Bain, ro *<U mudi*, — —->i' Kansas City—Rain, roads muddy. Kmporlu—Cloudy, roads slippery. SUlna—Threatening, heavy rain overnight, rouds muddy. Cotfeyvlllo—Light rain, road* muddy. Pittsburg -Raining, roads rutnldy. Arkansas City-—L 'uBettled roads zood. Wichita -• Tav mtiddi. Ottawa—Light tain all

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