The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 139, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 18, 1923 Page: 1 of 10
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FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS BY LEASED WIRE
VOLUME XXV. Number 139
ABILENE TEXAS THURSDAY OCTOBER 18 1923 TEN PAGES
PRICE FIVE CENTS
FEDERATION OF LABOR D. LLOYD GEORGE
It Can Show Anything Up
KLAN'S IMPERIAL KLUDD
UP ACCUSED OF BEING DRUNK
BACKS UP LEGION WITH
FIGHT FOR BONUS BILL
PLAN FOR PEACE
ANLJ MAKES $500.00 BOND
ra iiTifiN m
"" i i i ' ' wwW"l"1Ww1"lllM"V I I I 1 II Il 1 I II I U I
t JkJJl mi hub
jsmmzrm m w legion
Samuel Gompers Given Bigr Ovation When
He Tells Convention Labor And For-
mer Soldiers Closely Allied.
SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 18 One
of tho groatest obllgftt.bn tho Unit-
ed Slates government owes to ox-
Bervlco men Is tho bolatcd com
pensatlan Samuol Oompors presi-
dent df tho Amorlean Federation
of Labor told delegates of tho con
vorttlon of tho American Legion
horo today. A big ovntlott was g.v-
en tho head of organized labor
when he entd:
"Tho American Federation of)
Labor stands sldo by ff.de with tho
American Legion in ovoryth ?.
First Dt alt wo both want to mai-i-1
tain the. integrity of .tho ropublfc
of tlio Unltod States. Tho man.
who would Btand by and so0 h s
country invaded nnd h s family
ravished la not fit to have tho
honor of citizenship."
SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 18. An
amendment to the constitution of
the United Stales to glvo congress
iwwer concurrent with that of nil
the state to 1 mlt nnd to prohibit
the labor for hiro ot children un-
der 15 years of age was recom-
mended by tho child labor com-
mittee of the American Legion
hero todav m the form of a com-
SAN FRANCISCO Oct- IS
Opposition to the recognition of
tiov.ot Russia nnd demand for the
annual teglstratlon of alt aliens In
tho United StuteH formed tho high
Hghth of the Amurlcnn Loglon'a
Aroorlcnnlsm ' committee report
submitted to the floor of tho con-
tention horo today.
SAN FRANCISCO. 0?t. 18. Tho
national resolution committee of
the Atncr'cnn Lotion announced at
HhlG a. m. that It was ready to re-
port to tho convention. This com-
mittee has been spilt ovor tho Ku
KIux Klan question for four days.
Can't Reduce Hates
PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 18.
Frolght mto reductions aro i.v pos-
sible becnuso of the "low earnings"
of railroads. A. J. County. Uca-
proaldent of the Fcnnsy.lvnn'a rail-
road dochucd lastnlsht In an ad-
dress before tho Philadelphia
bankor association. If reductions
are given to help one class ho sa'd
they must bo paid by the ret ot
tile nat.on. i
VICTORY IN DR.
CT5DKRAL .Tt'DOK RKNIUS l-IA'-V
OP THE PROSIICL'TIOX TO
CHANUK ST'I(E OP 1'IRM
CUSED IN lit t'I CASE.
defense scored i first victory to-
day In the trial in federal court
here of Dr. Frederick A. Cook. Arc.
tie oxploror nnd his 13 co-defendants
charged with using the Unite l
States mail to defraud In canm-c-tlon
with oil operations when
Judge John M Klllits denied the
government's motion to change the
hill of particular filed to the in-
dictment as to co-defendant A. M.
Prosecutor John S. Pratt nsked
tho court Tuesday to allow the
changa to be' made In the MM no
that the name of the company of
which Pelcambre was alleged to be
president might read llurk North-
ern Oil company instead Of llurk
Long OH company.
Attorney W. C. Wnden "of San
Antonto strenuously objected say-
Ins that the defense liad been pie-
pared in an answer to the bill and
if the change was made the de-
fens would be forced to withdraw
its answer of ready and prepare
anew for trial.
Top Late to Amend.
Judge KHUts agreed today that
to amend the bill would be a grogi
Injustice to the dufeniw bet ex-
plained that if the motion had been
tnada before premutation of l-
denes bp It wM have burn
Q. W. WWtjer af Framant la.
eaaajtuied hte tatiitBony shortly be-
fara noon today and was finally
l has oaan on the stand paora
than la hours. IdantifylRK IWaTO-
tr iHtrduaThy 1 WTwnsrt
as evidence vvhtcJi ha testified h
received through tha malts from
the Petroleum Producers compa-
ny ot which Dr Cook was presl-
dent. Ha also testified thit through
tha literature he was influenced to
purchase stock In tht association morning when a bank of dirt cav-
and that he had never received totaled in. He bad been matried dy
Mock certificates. since last Thttrsdaj.
PAUPER CARRIES SECRET OF
CHEAP DYE INTO GRAVE WITH
HIM AND IT'S LOST TO WORLD
LONDON. Oct. 18. A secret
formula for soaitlatf dye by a
metJMwl which is said to h&va re-
quired hut a fraction of tha usual
cat has been carried to the gravo
hy a London pauper. Robert Cul-
ver learned the ecet from a. Gtr-lf-in
re't ve many jiears tigo a id
i uUgbt .1 t "i - and v litre he 1 s -pjiiiz.d
a .. ar fj ! jOLL-
tUrli.g d. t -
Tba wr ia h. wr fa I
through dishoasaty at ouie of the
In Harvy's Job
I'll i.i r . w
York if i it . I f tlo lle-
'lintlniMi' 'f Jn Hi vim is bring
mention d - tli I r"tildn "ucces-
rnr to Anilti - id. i 11 iy to tho
Court of St Jame.
OF 111 ALLEGED
Ktf j1qi Oct. IS. Rlloy 1).
n xont arretted at Dstnlnr N. M '
75 miin west of El Paso as a fu
tritlvo from Just.'Ce in - connection
J with a train holdup August 20 at
Okesn. OKia . was tnitcn tnrousn
this city last n ght by officers e-
routo to Oklahoma City.
Dixon who signed a waiver on
extradition was said to bo one ol
the two men et sought for the
jlmldup of r Mlsaourl-Kan'as-Tex is
train. frunK .Mini nie inner mini
is sa d to be lit Mexico. Seven
men were Implicated In the rob-
bery and s'x are now In custody
with the arrest of Dixon officers
Offieers In charge of Dixon paid
he has served two terms In the '
Oklahoma stat penitentiary and
AC-iftUio is wanted on a charge of mur-
der In connection wtli tht killing
'of the eon or the chler or fol ce at
Pawhuska. Okla neveraV months
NEW YORK. Oct. IS Horaea
O. Knowles formerly In the diplo-l
matte service of the United PU'tes
in Rumania Rulgar Boliva and WASHINGTON Oct. 18. Ro-
Peru. npw a praeiiting laAyer. to- ua totHi priCe on the average of
day testified at the r-tr'al of W.!relortB vi 51 c ties to the bureau
B D. Ptokes suit for divirr frm 1 of labor statistics crawled MP an-
his wife Mrs. Helen Elwuod other to percent during th
Stobetf that he had seen Mrs. month from Augufet 15 to Septem
Stokes In ISM on the stairs l?Tdinjr bet- 15.
to the eafet i5th street .ipartment los Angeles Louisville and 81
of Edgar T- Wallite co-nspon-i Louis with four percent ware ths
dent. high group out of 46 citlee show
"To the best of my knowledge I E1g an increase. Others included: t
and belief I did sea her on the chuago. Cleveland Dallas. Kan-I
stairs leading to the apartment "isas rit tu pertent Houaton on
t tareaca A- bimtn process server 1
aad Charles Murphy deputy sher-
iff told of having made frequent and
unsuccessful visits to the tea room
in lbs house whara Wallace had his
apart.ueat la an ai'mpt to sarvti
a subpoena on Mrs Mary McNuI-
ty. head waitress of tha tea rot-tu
J ut tea Mahouey reserved deiis-
ton on a. motloit at tamuel I'ntcr-
myar cSr defease tounselTTa
strike from tha record testimony
of Smith aad Murphy
"SSIH -I -I I ! I I I HI ILL LIU
GRBEXVILLK. Texas Oct. 13
John Speactrr. IS engaged 'n ex-
'cavatlon work was killed br th's
officials and Culver was reduced
to povaity. He loatinued to Hv
In the houca that uetter f ortuue 1
would oa day ii kin way aad
that tie would be able again tJ
tuaaufacture tbs dy.-f. He waa ill
la&t Winter and taken to a poor
house where he d d recently' with-
out tt'hri an. uJs ul the ivtrtt
t ic t . f lb i . ins fr tl. 1 : 1 I
j 1. u.j'i.i. .. i . w... iu.Ulj' t
I 'n ' n f j i5j- ii. a I ' ss s - - 11
ttie ivrHu. P'.'rai perivd
SAYS HULK OP RF.AROX MIST
RU KSTAlttilSIIKM TO JJKINO
ordkr out or woriiI'mhm:
CHICAGO. Oct. IS. Itl.i chief
mewngo to America voiced in
which ho endowed the Hughes pm
nosal for an International renari
tlon commission nnd recovered i
from lilt indisposition Of yesterdav
David Lloyd (leorge war premier
of Great Urltaln. expects to resume
his Itinerary todav.- j
Leaving rhleago for Springfield
11 at 9 o dock this morning his
l hedule (nil for a Visit to tho
toilib of Abraham Lincoln nnd an i
iddre there nnd later with hl
fimlly and party he Will continue
Ills Journey I
Little evidence of Illness was ftp-1
parent in the hide Welshman whetil
he delivf red bis nddres With chnr-
.icterstic force and energy before
m audience ot 1000 her last
Ho pronounced Secretary Hugh-
ps proposu t n.il a commission m
bUtlneq cxiierts examine Oerm-
iny'8 cipaeltv to pay ft "thorough-
ly prftctii il business-like? proposal"
V. S. Impartial
"The fnlteil states of America Is
ibsoluti ly Impartial" he declared.
Hhe lat no interest In reparations.
She Una certainly no mora Interest
In Germany than any body else. She
N verv well Unposed toward lT"nc
.md tlierefoie with- a friendly coun-
try Hiohiteiy impartial and with
n great fund of business knowledge
at Its iliBpoFal represented in n
liodv of thit kind. It Mem (o niel
wo would find a way to ascertain
how fjermativ can pay nnd ohce
wo have done that then Wo could
march together to compel her to
It is n fatal mistake to drlvo the
people of Germany Into despair he
declared. Revolution ho said was
not thn wv to get reparations. Tm
story of fjermany. if It is pressed
without reason. Will be similar to
that of the old saylnc that men. 'o
escnpe a -fire will plunge into boil-
ing water the British titatcsman
Ho exprossod regret that the pol-
icy of Clemchceou. ailllorand nnd
Hrlnnd with regard to tho Ruhr
had not been idhered to by France
"Justice I. shrowd. Justice will be
served but Justlco Js also tempor-
ato and Justice In always patient"
ne said "vengeanco is justios with
outTeaion T hnt w o wint "o avoid
out reawm That wo vvant .0 aold.
A Red Sawn
"I regret that aftor auch n glor-
ious victory thojfo should he qjos-
iioiiH oi tnia Kinu to return tne
fruition of peace. I remember the
day of peace tho day of the armis
tice. it was red dawn nut
Jt Wa the dawn of peace nud our
hopes were high- The appearance
of the sky la full of menace. Storm
cIoikIh are gathering ovor Europe."
Europe he compared to n ragged
nnd starving man looking through
tho wlndowH at tho well dressed
and well fed people Inside The
man needs clothe and food more
than those inside he said but he
cannot buy them because he can-
"The wholo machinery of trade
and commerce Is torn and nhattpr-
ed. Currency exchange the nr
rangements whtctt business men
have made through the centuries
of interchanging commodities oil
"The German reparatl-sns prob-
lem will need all the wisdom nil
the calm all the Judgment ot the
mariners who aro g-.iidfng the ihip
of civilisation" he cdiMiidn4 "or
else it will be wrecked with ha In-
valuable cargo of achievement and
hope for mankind."
Thro men and two women
charged with creating a disturb-
aucu by passing out handbills ie.
lating to the freedom of Ireland
were arrested previous fo the meet-
ing. JtETAII. FOOD PRICES
ADVANCE SOME MORE
IEW MEXICO TO
T...iA T WT TT.mt af Ta.
Murry' College' who h ' returned
from th. annual sesston or tlic
New Mexico Method's conferem e
meeting at Mat (a iexa- made an
announcement of gre t lniportan. e
to the college
The Ne Mf co Conference
composed of Tun-Peco countiei.
Cuat Wsva a a mat nv na nts f
nW 5ttoTwii t. bSaSff
patroalshkg coferaac to MaMur
That lueaa that set oab' wHl
maay aew studeats eana into tha
cvllege frn that Urriiory. bMt the
coafercaca will als civa fisancial
assstaace to McMurry. Pi etfi.lt ut
Rasvvidl IUnk rioM.v
ROaWKLL K II. Oct. is lb
Citisens Nyttonal Hank with de-
ptteits exceeding $1.00.e
v lo&ed bv the na.tional bank ex-
m .ii.-r iudn No MJieuum waa
) H v .oidiii: to buu - 1 "S
11 . l t.l' Z i 1
W W KlUiBtFfYWTftT. XrTy
This mint i!irrr il lilitlt li n i T r . ..f .il inic oinl was
U"ed to lllumln ic the iwitton fie lj vf Kt lujm cluiiiu. the tnfeijll-
tlonil air r:u n held there ieentlv ji.s a br;n on for niKht fler
IKE UP WALTON
CASE ON FHIDAYi
HOT riOlIT OVJ5R SKATING
SOSIU MISMIU3KS OI" LOWISIlj
HOUSB ISPICATKU IJV I'll IS-
By tho Associated Press.
OKLAHOMA CITV. Oct.
Thn Investigation committee of tho
lower house ot tho Oklahoma leg-
Islature was today rushlns to com-
...... . tutu.v .... ....-.. ....
tho off clal conduct of Governor J.
C. Walton echeduled tQ ho pre-
With its nubmudon tho flf lit be-
tween tho friends and onwnle of
" executive will bo brought Into
tho opBn and tho quwtUqn olArm.
mod wi.othor impeochmont oimrg- """ '"u.ul " " wb' --
03 Hhall bo filed boforo tho BOtfto. an accoaiplle.
Tho ronort must bo ndnntod by a fford la.Uiisin-ln-lawr Of GoOrse
majority vote ot the house before
tho imponchment action
can be In -
s debate Is
atltuted and a strenuou
What was regarded aa a move In
preparation for thur contest wna "
mnde yesterday by Representative
Oarnor democrat JohnstQn coun-'
ty who introduced n reaolutloi i
challengJiiK the right of n'ne mem-
bers ot the house to their seal on
the ground that they Jiad removed i
from the districts they had lie en
elected to represent- Men regard- I
ed ns being on both sides of the
controversy were Included in the
Tho house did not mot todav
nnd the senate was echeduled to
hold only a brief session
OKLAHOMA- CITY. Oct. 18
Comm.ttee Impeachment heurlngri
being" conducted by house mem- f
bors of the lesislatura flocked in '
to the capltol corridors following u
disturbance between Dr B.A. Da?
onport. etato health cocntlssloner (quarrel several vears ago
and J- A. Rirseard. former health ! Fotd. Uroidiy said denied AH'
department employe iderson's atory.
"Dr. Oavennort and Rlissard met - .-.
in an elevator and engaged in on
The two were separatcnl by W.
I. Cunningham representative
from Crook- county who called fdr
n tsergeant at arms. Dr. Davenport
waa taken by the sergeant into a
. i comm ttee room while legislators
milled around watching the proceedings-
He was later released
and went ta h's office.
Frost Is Forecast
In West Texas for
A fresh norther which gav pro.
miso to sending tha mercury down
to new low levels for tha season
pirui U in Aiblene about noon
I"ro is forecast avr West Te-
as for Thursday night and as t.is
bky mss devoid of clouds early in
tha afternoon this prediction pro.
bably will prove to have been Justi-
fied. U S. Department et Agriculture
For Abilene and vielnityi tonight
'; nd f4 probably frost. Fri
day fair Kith rising temperature
for -at xai Tonight tair
colder probably fr.st iu north west
T WHHtW W:t - ---8t-
portion Krida isi niag Umir- 'an lll( a rMrAn r.f imr
J Kor'v est" tSSs T.'uuUt f.iri - Th.rt tilt M PU
calder in north and south cast pvr-
lions probably frost in north per
" 3 zto
"u'.J. t 1
t - I
FILER AFTER 5
SOX-IN-LAW OF PrinVIlIGIIT
AND OTHF.ltS ACCl'SIiJl OP
SI'TIUING FIUK TO A IIIIOOK
NEW YORK 6t 18 A senBn-
. tlonnl nftermnth of n fir which
nfiv nt Monday destroyed a
Rmoklvn home and caused tho
iMth of six persons came today
WJln tne arrpMt ot wimftrn a. i'oru.
a real ntat(l hrokPr aml gn.ln-liiw
of ono pf tha flre vlcUnw Rn nay.
tmond Anderson on chaj-geaof
murjw ftroi arwn.
. .: . ' nr""n-
' " "" J"e . inrn. an
accountant. vto held m y tnM
IColm pUywrJfht. whose death in
tlie more cam eon the evo of tlio
j production ot his ftrst ily ac
cepted after years of endeavor
Fire Marshal IJrophv declared ha
had obtained a confession from
Anderson III feeling: Between Keltn
and his son-in-law was said to have
existed for several years according
to Brophy nnd Kelm w under-
stood to linve appealed In court
to testify ngvliiRt Ford In an assault
ras the day of his death
Anderson according to TJrophv
? . . . ... - ... ..i..
n1-"'" oru una me unni.-uui..;..
tinu nit? uimiruHi""' ciM.-irc ivieverinv
stranaer to him. of .SUiKS 1.1lSmiOS
i man. aiso a
I hav!nB driven to KelnVs home ear -
! v Monday morntnjr after they had
"Pent the Sumlay avenln. wUh .wo
lS'L""1..T'lMnl J id
house Keim. three women and
.two other men perished in the
Ford and hUi father-in-law. for-
merlv nartners in a Manhattan tlic.
jfttrleal unterprlse were said to have
broken business -relatluna after a
MADE BY BOHAH
NBW yiRK Oit 1 Senator
W. E Iterah of Idaho here f"r
rorfererf m eonn.'on ith
prospective coal legislation today
issued a statement favoring a drive
at the coining session of congress
to rcduee the nation's tax buraen.
l am very much In favor of tax
rediution et this tesiwn of con-
ares h fd "we cannot act too
tdity m loag -is ae set with ia-l
rermatitm ana intiligen-s jr ib
fearful tax burden now being ar-
rwm ran w reitevao. as bsbshh
Smaat. who ia aa well advised as
aar aae declares to t extent of
Ji9.000i let us da so as soon
"TUe view expressed ly senator
4wtt tfc mH .r sinaiija
route should ha favored ia good
ews alo But 1 think we aught
not he delayed
"I hop tha new hairman. Sen-
ator Sm ot with hi.t uual indus-
try and ntsiiltv will urge his pro-
Kiaui .md urKS it at this session.
If we d not begin an active cani-
paian f reduitions we will likely
bst wav to meet them is by an
active program to reduce and re-
I IILIIIJI I l . H)ljlll I II
SAYS 10X-ALL HIGHEST
HAPPV WITH nRIDE
LONDON. Oct. IS Rumors of
ttriiutniiw t.tten th for-'
nur Ui.r and hus fe whUh re-'
ii 1 uuie in titu .in refutfd
i 't i rn ..rrti ond nt of the
!lii ii-ai. Cu.w u.wUatas that
jth.e attach meat between tha coapte
11s uaoroaea. tne corraswoaaeat
iiuots Herwine us sa ag recently
it.' a friend ' mv butbaoI la so
t. ui.!i- dwr ar.j g .ud But h s
' . . 1 1 t a f l't kl J -
' . . 1 1 . - . 1 ' h c
1 j !fi iDjIVie
I: -.-J-l. hm 4W. t
low the rabidity of his thausMs.'!
ot-TnrnsTs iom.ows pnnsKS.
T TION Or IIBPOUT ON HI5S-
OLCTIONS COJUIITCISi; AT
S N I'lWNClSCO.
PAN FRANCISCO Oct. IS.The
greatest outburst ot tho fifth an-
nual bnnventlon wnn recortled when
Resolution -10? th Ku Kill Klan
resolution was red to tha con-
vention here today of the Ameri-
can T.efflnn bv Thnm.n W. Miller
Kansas delegates moved that the
Klan resolution be taken out of thej
report and tatded I
f Washington delegates snld that
If nnv va-t of the resolutions t
port was tibled the whole rej r
'niiM have to be ttb'ed
i Tb Klan resolution reTiIs.
Text of Resolution.
I "Whereas t!ie fundamental law
I of our country guarantees to all
i people eqiiitt rights and eflunl on
I port unit lest and tho right to ni-
ehlt' their God nt thv see fit rm.l
j 'Whereas it Is provided thit
' our laws shall be made and en
forced liy representation of on"
people rhosen under tho law to do
"Whereas membership of the
American legion Is made up it
those who served their rountrv In
time of grent nationit stress with-
out distinction ah to race calor
creed or class and
'Whereas the American LRtnn
Is pledged to the orderly ertee-
ment of our laws throiiRh lawful '
agencies- therefore im it. j
"Resolved bv the American T.e-(
gion in national ceiventlon as-
sembled this 17th dnv of October.
193.1. that we consider nnv In-
dlvldunl. sroun of tudlvlduild or
"rganlnntion which creates or fos-
ters racial religious or class strife
anion our people or which takes
Into their own hands the enforce-
ment of law. determination Of
guilt or Infliction of punishment to
be un-Amerlcan. n mpnsce to our
liberties and destitirtlvn of our
fundamental law; nnd be it fur-
ther. "Resolved ihit we consider such
nctlon bv any Individual groups
or organizations to lie Inroni Intent
with the Ideals and purposes of tho
Kansas detogntos motion to table
the resolution was seconded by
Indluna but was lost by n tremen-
dous roar ot "no"
However Goinmnndor Owsley
paid he wan "in doubt" nnd the
flelogatoa began to boo the chair.
Chnlrmnn Miller of the com-
mittee then moved that the entire
resolutions committee report ho
adopted. This was greeted by a
roar of "yen."
Major Charles Kendriek took the
floor and asked for a nub-resotu-ilon
for the Klan resolution.
Chairman Miller withdrew hla
motion to adopt the resolution as
a whole and nsked that the report
bo adopted with the exception of
the Ku KIux Klan resolution. This
v.ns carried leaving only the Klan
resolution before the convention.
1 '"T"" BUUUV1
p - " J
. 4 injunction and common
xYin -mt y. a ...
nuisancH sunn in federal court
under the Volstead net. to close al-
leged wet saloons cafes restaur-
nnta Jln.t enlkAt-ef In llilu .(.
The names of tho places' were '
not available this mornlmr.
evidence on which Bitlta were lias
od was obtained bv Ass slant Unit
a amies Attorney John Holl
1 . ' i
Jly Asaaciated Press
MOSCOW. Oct. If. The federa-
ted fsrmer labor party of America I
will be asked to affiliate with thel
new International peasant count II. I
according to W. H. Green of Om-!
ha vice chairman ot the natftma!
rommlttee of the pariy. Mr. Ortcn.
who was tlected a member of the
presidium of the council. Is sailinK
for America nest week to lay tht
proposition before the parly.
He asserted that the principal
aim of the council la to avoid war
It Is not confined exetuatvely to
communists or to communist par
ties but will leave local questions
to the national parties only acting
internationally for the common
aims of tliu pvasjiuts and farmers
with the working men of the titles.
GAS INSTEAD OF
CE IS USED I
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J Oct IS
Refrigeration produced by the
intense heat of a gas flama wtli
soon replace ice-cooled refrigera
tors. ws the prediction made to-
Peoples Ua Light and Coke Com-
pany of Chicago at the conven-
tion of tha AuwrtcaR Cias Asaocta-
AeoordiaK la Mr. ValaaUaa the
new form of rfrierattOH. prodw-ed
by a gas flawe glwaa a imlfvrm
temperatHra aBHraxiaitely ten da-
mirnt Ubw that oWalaad with lew.
'"In the apartweat bolldiag Mr
v I'enline ad "let g!J-rird 16
un plated m ta basawaat and
in tonnected to tha refrigerators ia
1 h MruU8t as th floaf
above. It operates automatically
and haa no luotor. comprvsar or
other movable parts."
Wli the machine was recently
tntiudiMed in Chiiasa h- aaid the
CMtiiwni ws l.eseig. .1 ali
' 'l !-'. S S ' ..j. th- K
t It 5 1 i ' ij fitn!
a l.l I
h-jj. a&a Wy.ii.9 dj-. te U
Dr. C. A. Ridley of Atlanta Says He Took
Drink But Denies He Was Drunk While
Driving His Automobile.
lllldlni: Aiuleison Is only 13 but
he's everv tin h a hero and credited
with saving 3K lives Heedless of
his own danger when flames en-
veloped tho Augustana home In
Minneapolis he dashed through
the burning building spreading
alarm nnd carrying many of tho
child Inmates to safety.
II BATTLE WITH
TANA. III. Oct 18. A mnrt said
to be from St. Louis was shot and
killed nnd a police officer wound-
ed on a t'hlrngo and Knstern Illi-
nois passenger train hero today.
Two man snld to bo companions of
the dead man. were nrrostod but
declined to make n statement or
give their mimes.
The trio it was said boordod the
train at JU. Louts and were enrouto
to thtiago. Members of the train
crew assarted the three had caused
u disturtutnte throughout the trip
and when tho train arrived lure.
L- C. Renshfly. conductor asked
nolle to nuiet them.
When officers boarded the train
one of the men drew n revolver 1
In th scuffle that followed rolict-
man 1M Snwder was wounded m
the. ripht hand and the unidntl-
fled TiHiii va idiot dyimr nlinost
ML diA A &i a'j
SfsBBBV l? 'HbsL S
AFTER 1 ESCAPE
WICHITA FALL. Oct IS
Oene Dugan and Frank I'unias
Who escaiied fiom Sheriff I'M May
of Frtderhk Okla. near liuwi.
Wednesday ufterimou after Inflict-
ing ! 1. it u.'iiiiU on the latter
with n?or recapturd late
Wednesday niuht Ht Park Wpringf
20 miles south of Bwb? on til"
Denver ond will li taken to Fred-
srirk by Hhertff Ma who w able
to be out this morning
The two prisoners attacked the
sheriff as the three were driving
along the highway in an autom '
bile enroute fiom Floreaville. (f'e.-
as where the men hd been ar-
rested tor an alleged automobile
theft. After forcing tlit car into a
f ditch tor tha roadside they oer-
nowcred the officer took lus Kejs
gun aad pocket hook aad fled. A
I .-.--..il.. .A. .!.. .... .Via
!XKa( (uiuiuuutn piwi .-
sheriff and moved lilt to Bewie
where ha waa given luadicaj attiou
jtin -rt where 1 aoase was fr!iJiccalrr tii 2?w Ixica Military
to search for the escaped men.
si m sH ' 1 - mum
Ak fjeneral Strike.
BERLIN Oct IS The congress
af to i.lis.t tradea unions at ha as-
i a h-re veaterdaj p ised a r6-
iit n i..lvo.nnng tha praelamation
of a 4 ueral strlka ia the ovent of
irmi't action against m oaxun
JU)J har.!4n proWtariat
FAMOUS FISHING LAKE ALMOST
GOES DRY WHEN EARTH OPENED
BUT SACKS OF DIRT SAVE DAY
STEYBKSOX. Waaha. Qt. IS.
Uo lake noted for aa abuod-
aac of lame iroui aad beautiful
scner mrroundi tl ia tha Cd.
umbw natkaat fgVwt reserve.
Ska mania cuat. aJtowjest tMMtma a
dry htv bed lat waak hy dwaA-
pearaiive . th" Water tkaMtpt
traiks and hl-s in the hgfjllll
ihi1 1 jis aitj..tJ la tt.
Wl. h j b j i a led
at 'l ii .sjr is t f f -a . t
aeriaa aa inveettnatioa skwd thai
(water iishuis through hojes is'aottd lava roek.
ATLANTA Ga Oct. 19 Dr.
Caleb A. Ridley imperial kludd of
the Ku KIux Klnn and former
pasior of tho Central Baptist
ehurch of Atlanta was reported o
tnn III 1km li -. t .. . .
... anorneys ta ntv.
jpear In police court this mornmc
10 fncn charges of "drunk nnd op-
erating an automobile." The ea4
was postponed until Saturday
ATLANTA. Oct. 18 The Rev
alei Ridley known ak the Impe-
1 till kludd of the Knights of tho
jlvu KIux Kbin was to nppcnr in
police ourt here today to nn.ct
hnrgrs of being "drunk and oper-
ating an automobile" following ha
After spending several lif.urs Ji
a police station cell the imper .1
kludd was released on bond of
Motorcycle Officer L. E PH.-
mate arrested the Klan official t f
ter he jwld he noticed the mm s-
ier was apparently under the if
'liienre ot whiskey and thit ho
found two smalt bottles containing
liquor In the machine.
Mr. Kld'ey faced a desk serge'' n
who ordered him locked up in U
fault of bond. After several lions
behind the bars during tvhp h tl .
fellow prisoner Commit'cd a 11
cldo after making n noose of h"s
wife's apron the minister was al
"Took n Drink."
RCfore being locked up tie I-
perlal kludd declared that h- bid
driven out into tho counfrv where
he waa accosted by a man who of-
fered to give him some wIiIbkcv
Ho stated he accopted the o'fir
nnd took n drink. Following hla
relenu the minister denied tho
charge that he was drunk ana thai
two bottles ot whiskey were found
In his machine.
lcv. Mr. Ridley well known In
Klan circles throughout the nation
and who 1 reputed to have lef-
tured extensively on tho Ku KIux
Klan from const to coast has been
tlio center of a local minister! t
storm hr for several months
Tho Atlanta Raptist Ministerial
association voted to Withdraw re-
lations with tho Central Ban tut
church whose pulpit Ridley had
oeoupl.fd for several years His
congregation immediately assem-
bled nnd gavo l'fl minister nvoto of
confidence. Several ultimatums
were Isatied b the ministerial as-
portation demanding Mr RIdley'a
rcsbsrnatfnn on tho grounds he wna
conducting himself in a manner
unbecoming n minister
A month ago tho minister resign-
ed giving as his roatton tha ho
did not wish to Impede the growth
nnd development of tho church
1IU resignation wan nieej.'cd At
ED CROSS TO
EXTEND HELP TO
WASHINGTON Oct. 15 Funds
will be made available at once
from the Red Cross treasury to
provide for -00 fatnlllcn made
homeless Uy the Canad an river
flood In Oklahoma.
Henry M. Hakr director of dis-
aster relief for the southwestern
division reported that n t'10
nulshborliood of Shawnee the de-
vasted area Is SS0 miles long and
front one to seven miles w.de The
300 refugee families all tenants
of farms. are faced w'iti te lsa
i.t their entiie aunt it eh
bald s nee the totton crop whl 1
which was Jut radv for banc t
waa entrely destroyed.
PLAY NEW MEXICO
TEAM ON FRIDAY
TLAINVIBW. Tex. Oct IS --
The WayiaiuJ Jack Rabbits left
hero Wednesday morning fr R-
welL Naw Maxleo. whera thev c"
Institute clave on the gr.d-ro
Coach K. V. qaudell U takms 15
huskies on tha trip.
The uame is to ha played Friiay
aad a goad game is expected as it
is believed that the teams ar ven
evenly matched aa they both p'y
tha same style of f 00 thai Th?
Jack Rabbits defeated the R-swel
tt hsro last season S to
the battosa. Game wardesa a?l
feraet niugars iwieksd sacks c!
dirt utd stOaRtd ha hmks. ttrertj
ar tour matuttaltt streams flow-
iAX iato tha Uik aad tha rain th
hpR faw dajra has greatly incraasci
j& wmtr saw!?.
It is UMMhtraaaat distarhanci
th arth aaed up tha h:
ia th tana cadra.
M U si gkM laka that tte
rt$ f aa tadiaa' meecutr.. i
leas sad hands ar asBbsddd
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