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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - March 12, 1924, Hutchinson, Kansas READ NEWS WANT ADS EVERYDAY k THE HU Final Edition titanium July FOURTEEN MARCH 1924 DRAG IN A SKELETON OF Story of HE COMMITTED SUICIDE And Now Widow is to Tell Her Story In March sen Ite committee Investigating the administration ot Attorney General Dangherty opened Its hearings late thli hearing as the first ot Co divorced wife of the late Jesse a close friend and politi cal lieutenant of lived with him and committed suicide a year ago their apartment Hat is expected to tes us to the sources ot smith s according to both before and after the Inauguration of President She was questioned yesterday at Columbus by Senator Wheeler ot prosecutor ot the and is said to have outlined an amazing story for recital on the witness It was not revealed until today that Senator Wheeler had made his trip to He went there a lip reaching Chairman Brook hart of tho V Oil Stockt The committees information Is that while wasdi from Smith eight or ten years she remained In his confidence almost up to the time of his Her testimony is expected to to among other to re by Smith of stock shares In WRONG DOPE HE ADMITS He Gave Oil Misleading Information PASSES BUCK TO FALL Falsified Statements Because He Wanted to Help His Says Marsh Edward McLean told the oil committee today that he had given It mislead ing Information about the celebrat ed loan because he trusted and desired to help his Al beit The publisher Insisted that his second story about told to Senator Walsh In January at Palm Beach was He said he had loaned the former secretary In checks for a ranch en ut that tho checks were returned to him His previous assertion that the loan was made in he said was made at Falls It Meant He became a secret agent o the department of he con shortly after the beginning of the Harding because the official badge would make it easier for him to get through police lines when traveling with the Tho principal referred to In of the telegrams sent by his McLean appear ed to him to refer to Attorney Gen eral and did not refer to President Fall Had When be first In formed tho committee that the loan had been made In he did so because Fall It at a conference they had in Atlantic City last McLean then said that at a con ference he had with Fall at Alton City last Fall asked him It lie would say that he had loaned him the In cash In the Pure OIL company After the of Paul one of Mr asked per mission to make a preliminary Senator Mont In charge of taking testi was an and by a vote of 8 to Howards statement was ex Told Her i Smith always tried to support she after di vorce In When Smith and Daugherty came to she said they lived fof a while in a belong ing to She said she was Informed they paid no Howland Howland objected to tho line j of Senator Wheelers but tho senator declared he did not to be controlled by 1 you to understand youre nui to bulldoze said Youre here by c of the stead of unused Full assured ho said the loan had nothing to dowith Sinclair and Teapot McLean Insisted that his credit MACHINE WAS RUTHLESS IN RUNNING THINGS Vice Chairman of lican Women FOR Farced Mitchell Off Delegation to Make Place for March The after of the Republican state con vention li being discussed The action of the Mulvane machine In refusing a place on the delega tion to and Ing It to Jobes was the out standing feature of the convention Mulvane bad complete control and turned down the Republican women as represented by their state vice He did this to make a place for who is a director of the Santa Fo railway and of the Ball Telephone While bin Is on the Kansas side his bank is In Kansas Left Bid Tatte In Some Mulvane followers refused to accept the dictation but the slate went There was no other contest In the convention but It left a baa taste in the mouths of a good many Republicans who thought more attention should be paid to Republican which would not care to be represented by ao much corporation The National The elected were of Johnson coun Minnie Or of James of Charles of George of Wilbur of state and of Maple Haven Man The alternates chosen were Gus Haven Ray Greeni Sennott Bennett George Wamego and Peter AND FATHER SAID tho Radio Traveled In of a Second electorship was PAID UP POLICY AT PER DAY IS THE PLAN APPROVED With Per Day for For eign is FIXING UP THE MEASURE HOUSE ORDERS A GRAFT INQUIRY MUST REVISE THE REVENUE March was said to have been tho first at tempt at accurate measurement of the velocity ot radio impulses was made here last night by experts of the Radio Corporation of ft motion picture film de Vice as the measuring radio signal was recorded as mak ing ft complete circuit ot miles In seconds between the corporations sending station at and War A powerful 14 tube receiving set caught tha signal as It was sent from a key In the radio corpora office in New York ami again it back on a lower wave length from The graphic record was produced by an attached to he receiving set and the time was measured by the between photo graphic Impressions BRITISH LINER IS IN PORT March Gov agents late today seized the In New York for violation of the national pro narcotic Eight persons were including the chief steward of the TO INTERCEDE WITH A Pita for tho Catholic Clergy 4nv In March Pope according to the Dally has asked Premier Macdonald to Intercede the soviet govern ment in of the Catholic clergy imprisoned In The paper says the pope thinks that the having recognized the de are In a posi tion to take the desired As the papal tent Moscow behalf ot the prisoners hav been ho hopes tha during the coining Britain will find opportunity thus servo the ot and was good at the gave Fall the checks and that he could raised If He laid Fall agreed to advise him DB fore undertaking to cash the i Find He said under questioning that 10 had searched every where for of the checks he he had given but had been unable to find There arent and never were there asked Senator thore to the best ot my recollection as I told tho witness None ot any Mc Lean said when asked what serV Ices he had rendered as a dollar a year secret agent of Uo depart ment of The main purpose ot his appoint ment hf said was to enable him by use of his badge to get through police line in strange wheto with President Daughtrty the Attorney General Daugherty was Identified by as the auth or of a message telling the publish er not to worry and that he knew what to depend Presidential awarded by the convention vote to Woolen ot Mankato and Mitchell of One negro Dorsey Kansas was proposed lo the convention ng a delegates at Was nominated by Con negro of but Greens support failed to manifest in numerous He re 119 out of All for Kansas Republicans at their state contention here handed President Coolidge 21 of the states 23 delegates to tho national con electing tbe national com slate oB delegates at largo and instructing them to sup port David Mulvane for re election to that Indications were that Coolidge would have the 22nd and 23rd state delegates as soon as the Sixth dis convention establishes their The Sixth conven tion la to be held April New Hampshire la Strong for March Returns from yesterdays presi primary In New Hampshire show election of the eleven dele gate to tho Republican national convention pledged to President Stat a Senator George the only the eight candidates for delegate at largo who refused to pledge himself for tan last on the All democratic contestants stood There was no contest for the eight places as delegates Congressional Investigation of Thats the Warning From Bribery Matter is Secretary or Else dered a March gressional investigation ot criminal charges said to have been develop ed before a Chicago grand jury against two was ordered today by the By a viva vote a resolution by Representative the democratic to create a special house committee to con duct an was By this notion the house rovers SubCommittee Has Decided on the Draft of the Adjusted Compensation REFINERY MAN IS IN OILFIELD Eastern Capitalist Looking for Location for One MIGHT BE INTERESTED March paid up life insurance policies which will be given veterans under terms of the new soldier bonus will ue valued at a day tor home serv Ice and a day tor overseas It was decided today by the subcommittee ot the house ways and means framing the new as An additional 25 per cent ot the total amount ot the adjusted erv Ice credit would be thus making the basis on which com would be figured the same as provided In the 1 111 passet last and vetoed by Presi dent Figure the Insurance actuaries presented aa to the costs ot paid up life insurance policies to vet The cost estimates hinged on tbe basis to bo adopted tor figuring the values of the with March President Coolidge was advis ed today by Representative Republican In the that It wouldbe utterly and abso lutely impossible to bring enactment of legislation reduc ing the 1923 income by 25 per cent before March March of tho revenue passed by the house must be made to a ed Its decision of yesterday to j treasury Secretary Mellon leave investigation of the charges today told the senata finance com to the department ot justice and to make no further effort to have the house would mean a rimes of the accused loss in revenue ot about In an effort to off a vote on Mellon against an the Garrett Representa estimated surplus of the Republican for tne year 1925 under ex proposed that It be referred to the rules out his mo Tho secretary condemned the lion was lost on a record vote 197 on the Brooks and Ernest Wedding FEDERAL JURY INDICTS BUNCH And Among Them Are Some Reno County on Automobile March Thir teen indictments were returned to day by a federal grand Two automobile thefts were return I Charles Arkansas City garage Ho alleged to have been a fence through which n gang of youthful motor car i Indictments for automobile also wore returned against John Pretty and ot Mexico und against Ray mond Hyatt and Sam Mercer of REFUND BONUS CLAIMS 128 DUE March Diogenes will go to and look up that veteran Greek cynic philo sopher may lay asl his lantern and discontinue the search tor an honest Schluke received a 1695 soldier bonus from the state of Kansas for wartime a state official said The warrant was return ed with the explanation that the amount due was only ac cording to the Kansas schedule of The atory out today when wrote a state of Inquiring as to why no had not received Ms Indictments charging violation of the Mann net were returned against Lola to STEAMER SINKS ULU Vila 1 ml come tax rate schedule and of They are house which in charged with having contributed to creased estate created a gift the delinquency of tax and opened tax returns to in son s 15yoarold by congressional commit of opinions of committee divided between valuing tbe poli cies on the number of days of ser vice and the plan to fix values on a acale of for each six months ot service with as the max It was decided yesterday to place administration of the in the hands ot the veterans Much Leas Than Tho average value ot each policy would figure at about Eor ach day of It was esti with the total cost about or much less than ho cost of last years Cash payments will be given to lose veterans not entitled to more ban Tho first sixty Bays of ervice cannot be counted Uu fig ring the amount of adjusted ce Looking Over This Field and the Chances for Oil in Big Marsh A representative of the Cam eron Refining New York City and here today looking over the Hutchinson ell He In the for supply of oil In this district and his company Interested In building a refinery In and might do to In the event a large supply of oil Is found This gentleman Is also Investi gating the district around the Cooper well on the 42 miles of Me stated today that with an oil field north of as seams prob able to with a supply pos sible lo the Big Marsh at the a refinery could be located here to good He la to spend some days It 4s TO GIVE THE WELCH WELL BETTER Tho Welch well Is to be given a longer stroke of the pump to day and tomorrow in the hope that a better showing may bo It is good for about Mil barrels according reports received from the well this but the longer stroke for 21 hours may give better figures by No New Wells As far as known Prairie pany has made no announcement as what la to bo tbe offset well south on the Miller But this announcement may come the Welch is now known to bo a commercial a act which will require the Three companies lire watching plans being made to drill on tha nighty acres In which Charles Everett and associates are Interested just oust of the eighty which Wolch well Is locat It is probable Unit something will be done with this location 26 OF CREW LOST Some modification would bo nee he in the In crease ordered by the house In tho excise and miscellaneous March 35 of tires shown on biles at Auto Show are Kellys and Seo rt far was represented at the lei 3 THE DANGEROUS AGf SEEMS TO BE AT S 4 March The dangerous ago case ot Connelly seems to even hundred 3 hale and walked nine miles to the courthouse recently to answer a charge of having used and abused one He jumped over a fence 4 and threatened me with a black declared 4 Tho magistrate 8 the case at Party Ticket In March na tional convention to select candi dates for president and vice presi dent on a third party ticket will be held In Minneapolis June the result of a call Issued yesterday at a meeting here ot representatives ot 13 organization from eight The party to all farmer labor politi cal organizations to attend the na tional there was no one officially endorsed or suggested as a presi the name of Senator ot Wisconsin was mentioned as a Underwood Carried Alabama March Senator Oscar Underwood has the privilege of naming Alabamas Delegation to the New York con vention on tbe basis of yesterdays primary In which he defeated by a iia estimated at more than steamship Santiago has sunk sixty miles south of Cape ac cording to a radio message Inter today by the Charleston Navy Yard wireless The wireless sent by the Norwegian steamship Cissy re parted the picking up of one life boat containing eleven New March six members of the crew of the steamer reported sunk 60 miles off Cape Hatter as are be to have been lost according to officials of the NSw York and Cuba Steamship owners of the McADOO AND ADMIRERS MISSED CONNECTIONS William democratic candidate tor president passed through this afternoon at ou tho east bound Golden State It had been an at yesterdays county convention that McAdoo would come through today at and the halt dozen or so democrats who gathered at the Santa Fe station to greet the man they indorsed yes yesterday were disappoint County Chairman Snm Gray wont to Newton that lie could have a talk the presi candidate while a stop is made to change Railroad men said McAdoo was on tha plat form as the went through OLDEST MOP AGENT James Been Agent at Paola for 44 March continuously In service as agent of the Missouri Pacific rail road at Paola since August died last night at his He had served longer than any other agent on the central Kansas divi sion and with one exception was said to have had tho longest serv ice record of any agent on the en tire tonight and probably snow not much change In tempera It was snowing again in the west was indicted fpr forging his moth ers name to a check and using tho James homo was indicted in connection with the recent robbery ot the at mid Fred Mai chert ot Eldorado was made tho defendant in an Indictment charg ing that be raised a 1 re serve note to and attempted to pass WANTS TO KNOW WEATHER AND ROADS Kansas City Partly roads roads roads roads i Ottawa malp roads main roads roads r BUT THE ROBBERS COULDNT OPEN SAFE id Plain on the Union a 1 1 reported snow this A wet snow fell all day In extreme west ern end of the Garden City thoroughly soaking tho ground and greatly I tho I Today was sunshiny and ant in Hutchinson and tempera tures this morning in Kansas show It Washington the Wettest City In United Indeed March An effort to settle the much argued question of the effectiveness ot prohibition enforcement In Wash ington has been ordered by Presi dent as a result ot the charge by Rear Admiral Charles commander of the Brooklyn navy that the capital is the city In the United The upon learning ol Admiral during a police trial In New York Immediately summoned lion Commissioner Haynes to the White House and Instructed him to find out it the Brooklyn com had been correctly RECOVER 127 BODIES FROM UTAH March oclock this morning 127 bodies had been recovered from the Utah Fuel Company S HE LEAVES HIS ALL TO THE UNITED v March ed a minimum ol from 30 at Sa vow nae cy Una to 35 at died The Board Trade weather map ho pay showed grain belt minimum de of to tlie gov New March ranged tram 15 above at tor liberty ani bap Slom to 38 at Cham Robbers broke Into the New Cam bria State Bank some time last but were unable to break into the Nothing was taken the vault locks been so r damaged bank themselves not een able to get Into tho building 4 M S vault where the safe is 110 ii Nets are popular this not a2 only tor dresses but for I 6 H 10 12 Noon under the Stars and 8 Stripes will be probated yes provides that his erty be converted Into and all over his burial OX S be given to urer of tbe United The estate Is valued at avor Insurance March result t a staid wide poll among the ex men which taken re by The American oats on the adjusted compensation show a preference for tho stipulation of the Tho announcement lolls reported enow that of 62 percent would select the that penults a twenty year aid up insurance 31 percent would chose aid for Improvement homes and and only sev m percent of those voting who would accept the insurance policy vould seek temporary loans to Ida them over financial Complete reports ot the are expected and de officials declare that this which a representative of rural and urban populations the general choice of if the pending Is A nation wide poll of the same description is being made at this RUMORS OF THE DERBY COMPANY COMING There aro rumors not confirmed that the Derby Oil company is coming Into the fluid and Is acquiring ou tha There are other rumors that partial plans have been made by tills company to drill out some other acreage near the Welch well on the shares The coming the field of the Prairie company has made the others pay more and more atten tion to things here and the scat tered acreage is taken over by some of the larger There continues to bo talk of a well being drilled In section west of the Welch sev eral ot the leaseholders Joining in a plan to get a holo Into SLAIN BY THEN BODIES BURNED March Tho slaying last night of and Thomas Wballey and George apparently by a resulted In state troops being sent liera today to maintain order In tbe event of the capture of a and were shot and Morse was beaten to death in the Whalley Rugs were thrown over the sprinkled with oil i and act on ACCUSE A BANKER OF EMBEZZLEMENT March liam former president ot the Security National Bank of Ar kansas face trial In ted eral court here on a charge of em as tho result of u truo returned against him today by the jury now in ses alleged peculations are said to total SPECIAL BEAT THE TIME 18 HOURS March special train carrying widow the late president of the New York Central arrived after a record run from Los In 89 hours and 15 18 hours and 15 minutes less than tbe ordinary running 8awa Glue rounds fait to all your chairs and tables do not hava A BOMB AT t Exploded at Entrance of the By Tho Press March bomb was exploded early today at the en to the British legation causing material but in luring no Greek officials ex pressed the belief that the was In an effort to the NEED CONVENTION HALL FOR FAMILY REUNION New i What Is believed to boa rece In large louls 4 laha became known today iv with the death here of s Champaign SO years who survived by 159 living 4 has j all uer lite in t In addition tu fourteen tho eldest 63 old and tpe seventy y grand sixty seven v great grand children and two UVi I castors and there will be no marks on your grand
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