Emporia Gazette, August 26, 1935

Emporia Gazette

August 26, 1935

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Emporia Gazette, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1935, Emporia, Kansas THE EMPORIA GAZETTE VOLUME XLVI EIGHT PAGES EMPORIA KANSAS MONDAY EVENING AUGUST 26 1935 Italians May Ask Colonies GlfMC f ITU IW MFtCITPP tUuiliJ U President Enacts Hotly Contested Bill in White House Ceremony Muttolini Said to Be Ready to Tell League Hit Price for Calling Off Ethiopian Inva sion Will Be Gift cf Land By Other Powert BRITISH TROOPS MOVING Military and Naval Forces Ruined Towards Strategic Points in Mediterranean ana Red Seat Colonial Problem Troubles Europe As Mussolini Warns That Sanc tion Against Italy Will Mean Armed Reprisals London Aug 26 Certain in formed neutral quarters said to night that Premier Mussolini may toll the League oí Nations that his price for calling off the threatened on of Ethiopia is a gift by i powers oí colonies in Africa Meantime the British govern ment speeded up the movement of troops and naval forces towards strategic points on the British route of empire Mussolinis references to the colonial problem were noted in the foreign office where the delicate colonial question has been under consideration since Reichsfuehrer Hitler demanded the return of come of Germanys lost territory The British government was rep resented as believing thtt the colonial problem is an interna tional matter which can only be bv the in ference but there was no sign that Gveat Britain would permit any sudden parley forced by the pres ent turn of events in Africa Circles in close touch with the ItaloEthiopian dispute said Mus eolini might endeavor to get the support of Hitler before making any demands for colonial gifts Such action they said would be regard ed as an effort to make the ques tion international instead of indi vidual The war office announced today that the fixed defenses at Aden Arabia as well as at Malta would be brought up to strength already approved Troops to Leave England Troops are beine assembled at Southampton for dispatch to these two posts key points along Eng lands lifeline of the which begins at Gibraltar and ends at Aden after the Suez canal pass that Malta and Aden would be reinforced with units of royal artillery engineers and sisnal corps the war office however specified that thesewere the only moves to be made now The war office announcement came as the question of colonial possessions among the great pow ers quasidormant since the treaty of Versailles assumed greater pro portions amid repercussions from the ItaloEthlopian crisis Fear that Mussolinis African sor tie might blow the volcanic lid off was accentuated by II Duce himself The London Daily Mail quoted him as saying in an Interview The time has perhaps come to raise the ques tion of colonies in all its implica tions It would be to the benefit of all civilized states especially those unjustly deprived of their share in the extraction of the wealth of the In Germany advices said Count Schwerln vou Rosigk minister of fi nance made it clear that the Ger mans erstwhile need for colonies was fast developing into Germanys He was reported to have said that when the question of re vision of colonial questions was dis cussed internationally Germany would not be satisfied to allow her expansion desires to be ignoret The British war office has ordered troops to embark in the steam er Neuralia from Southampton to in the next few days to re llfcfce garrisons at British key pffiits in the Mediterranean In Malta In the Medí térro n nan public air raid stations have been ordered built and the populace has been instructed in the matter of safeguards in the event of gas at tacks The British Mediterranean fleet has been ordered to leave Thursday to take up positions where it will be within swift striking distance of the Suez canal Spain Is Worried Too Spain as well as Britain is wor ried about her colonial possessions In Africa Spain fears an uprising of Moroican tribesmen may result from the eeneral antiEuropean feeling in sympathy with Ethiopia Spain has reinforced its Gibraltar garrison and placed dumps of mu nition there ready for speedy trans port to Spanish Morocco The London Post today under the heading America passes lashes out at the United States neutrality bill saving Ever since the days of Napoleon the United States policy has insisted on the freedom of the seas with fre quently embarrassing emphasis Now til of s sudden shn has veered to the opposite extreme America one of the sig of the peace treaties Did not instigate the socalled peace pact Having undertaken Interventions of this kind can she legitimately disclaim all responsibility for the consequences There may well come a turn of events which will presently compel Amerca to abandon her mode of exaggerated Threatens Armed Reprisals Mussolini in the interview with the Daily Mail was quoted as say Cotmnued on Two Washington Aug 26 stroke of the presidential pen at 3 oclock today meant enactment of the util ity holding company bill most bit terlycontested product of the pres ent congress Mr Roosevelts chief aides in the ong for legislation were called about him for the signing ceremony Among them were not only Sen ators Wheeler and Barkley and Representative Rayburn the con gressional strategists but Benjamin V Cohen and Thomas G Corcoran young New Deal attorneys The attorneys part has been warmly disputed opponents accus ing both of and Cor coran of trying to coerce a con gressman to get the bill passed The bill empowers the securities commission to supervise the flota ion of securities sales of power and financing and operating meth ods of utility holding companies in general where strictly intrastate activities are not concerned It calls for compulsory abilitlon of holding companies in general with a compromise proviso that two holding companies may be erected upon one system of adjacent op companies This becomes effective January l 1938 Subsidiaries and affiliates of holding company systems perform ing engineering accounting con struction and other services for the operating companies must do so at cost under the provisions of the bill Advocates said this provision was intended to end abuses arising from practices under which they contended operating companies were compelled to subscribe to such services and pay exhorbitant fees A provision which was a source of contention throughout the shap ing of the measure permits hold ing companies to issue bonds se cured by a first lien on their own physical assets or the physical as sets oí subsidiaries with the secur ities commission empowered to say in individual cases whether other C li ia 1 11 Over Lyoii County EmporiaGets Inches While Other Towns Report from 2 To 4 Inch Downpours assets such as common might be substituted stocks PLAN JOBS FOR Kansas WPA Projects Submitted Would Trim Relief Rolls Topeka Aug 26 for of Kansas relief workers is provided for in WPA pro jects already submitted to the WPA allotment board at Washington for final approval The total cost of these projects reports Evan Griffith state WPA administrator would be In addition applications for proj ects that would give jobs to more workers and cost were on file here awaiting approval or rejection by the state WPA of fice Road work leads in proposed em ployment with Jobs work would employ Street men bridge work miscellaneous projects community sanita tion 252 school projects 626 parks 428 building and repair projects 244 sidewalk projects 99 and cler ical 108 of which 50 are in the state WPA office Sewing room projects propose work for women The total cost of these projects is placed at of which is set aside for Wyandotte county The state board of health pro poses to sponsor community sanita tion projects to employ 252 workers and cost in the following counties Washington Harvey Sum ncr Cowlcy Sedgwick Pratt Reno Flnney Hodpeman Meade Pawnee Stevens Rush Lyon Kiowa Mar shall and Morris IS BROKEN Rains Have Been Geneial Over Kansas Except in Southwest Put Ground in Shape for Fall Plowing A genuine drouthbreaking gen eral ram fell over all sections of Lyon county Sunday night and this morning An hour preceding the downpour streak lightning that illuminated heavy cloud banks warned homeward bound church find theater goers that the rain was approaching The fall of inch es at Emporia was far short of the unofficial amounts reported in all sections of northern Lyon county At Miller a 3 to 4inch rain was causing Elm creek to rise Ameri cus reported 2 inches of rain but farmers 5 miles north of Americus were certain they received not less than 4 inches At Dunlap a 5inch rain wai reported There R C Hughes said that an ordinary pork and beans tin can placed on a fence post was filled and overflowing early this morning Admire re ported a 3inch rain during a 12 hour period Hartford got 2H Inch es and Plymouth received 114 inch es At Aómire 142 Mile creek was 1sing this morning At noon today the water level at the waterworks dam on the Neosho river was normal The river has been flowing over the top of the Jam since Friday noon August Total Inchcs The total rainfall for August at Empori now totals inches This is the heaviest August rainfall since 1929 when an even 6 inches was received The August 10year average here is inches A year ago this month only 14 inch of rain fcil Rainfall reports from surround ing points follow Reading Council Grove Neosho Kapids Lebo Burlington Eureka reported only 10 inch this morning Farmers are delighted to have the drouth definitely but re gret that the dry spell was not a month or six weeks ear lier Fall plowing now will be fin ished and late corn and practic ally all the forage crops have suf ficient rain The general farm prayer now is one asking for an unusual late frost according to Lanson Mayes president of the Ly on County Farm bureau An early frost before the first of October would ruin present crop prospects it is said SKYGAZERS DIARY Maximum Saturday88 degrees Minimum Sunday60 degrees Maximum Sunday91 Minimum today 65 Noon 78 degrees Maximum year ago95 degrees Rainfall since Sun evening in TODAVS FORECAST Kansas fair tonight and fxcipt loe southeast and extreme east this nltcrnoon or tonight cooler In east and north to night and in southeast and extreme Tuesday warmer In northwest today Missouri Unsettled thundershoweri Oklahoma Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday local thundershowers WEATHER AND DIRT ROADS Colleyvllle Partly cloudy roads food Emporia Rain roads muddy Ottawa Raining roads muddy Manhattan Cloudy heavy rain in Clint Toads muddy Arkansas City Clear roads food Wichita Clear shower last night good Dodge City Partly cloudy road food Topeka Rain roads muddy Plttsburg Raining roads muddy The Emporia Bank Case Is Settled County Commission and Bank Officers Settled Tax Case Out Of Court MUSSOLINI AT MANEUVERS With the Italian Army Bolzano Italy Aug 20 iff lini chief o Italys Benito Musso crnment and armed forces came here today and entered immediately into the vast military maneuvers under way on the Austrian frontier More than Fascists from Bolzano and neighboring towns gathered in the public square and cheered him re peatedly in a demonstration when ho arrived In the afternoon he went Into the area where soldiers are engaged in maneuvers and chatted lengthily over techni cal military subjects with his gen erals BOY KILLED IN A FALL Newton AUB 26 Ingh ram 14 son of Carl inghram farmer íiving near Newton was killed today when a tree limb on which he was playing broke broken The boys neck was Streams Rising Slowly Topeka Aug 26 weekend rains in northwest and central Kansas brought friendly Continued on Twoi EMPORIANS FATHER DIES Dr Curtis F Marbut Internation ally Known Soil Expert Dies in Manchuria Washington Aug 26 body of Dr Curtis P Marbut 72 chief of the agriculture depart ments soil survey who died of pneumonia at Harbin Manchuria will be cremated and returned to Cassville for burial News of his death was received by the state department Sunday Scheduled to retire from gov ernment service next July 1 Dr Marbut was enroute to Pelping China to make a study of soils there at the request ol the Chinese government when stricken He sailed from Baltimore July 17 for England and was travelling to Har bin by way of Moscow He was a former geology profes sor at the University of Missouri I T hnd bten in charge of the soil surI 1 homas A tdison 4H FAIR OPENS TUESDAY ROO8eVelt May Break Up Row Annual Exhibit by Farm Boys Girls Will Be at Sodeni Grove Two Practically every one of the Lyon county 4H clubs will enter displays or exhibits in the annual fair to be held at Sodens grove Tuesday and Wednesday Tuesday will be spent in erecting booths and arrang ing riisnlays under the better ment division of the fair All live stock is to be brought to Wednesday morning Judging of the exhibits and the booths will begin at 10 oclock Wednesday morning For the first time the display crates for poultry at the 4H fair will be uniform and designed to show the specimens off tothe best advantage The display crates have been made by Joe M Goodwin son of the Lyon county agent Thir teen poultry exhibits were listed this morning In the livestock division 42 exhibitors will enter The 4H Contlnuea on Fan County Attorney Makes Statement JUDGE MCARTY APPROVES Total Tax Bill of Is Reduced Everett Steerman Instead of County Attorney Represents Comj mission Judge Lon C McCarty in district court this morning approved a set ilement of the tax cases involving the Emporia State bank the Em poria Loan and Investment com pany and the Emporia Building and Loan association The settle ment reached out of court this morning deducted a total of from the total tax bill of as returned by the State Tax com mission The total tax bill now due the county by the three institutions for the 1932 tax is this being the settlement approved by the court Two witnesses Chairman Recce Richards cf the board of county commissioners and H A Wayman an official of the three financial institutions involved took the stand this morning to show that the set tlement had been made Mr Richards in answer to ques tions testified that the board and Mr Wayman had arrived at a set tlement He said that when the tax was protested the State Tax com mission deducted from the original assessement against the Emporia State bank Mr Richards said that the board this morning agreed to deduct more leav ing as tax now due from the bank A Reduction of In the Empolla Loan and Invest ment company case Mr Richards testified that the board this morn ing made an reduction leav ing a sum of now due the county as taxes Regarding the case of the Empo ria Building and Loan association Mr Richards said a reduction of had been agreed to leaving a sum of now due as taxes Mr Wayman testified that his institutions were willing to pay the sums agreed upon whereupon Judge McCarty accepted the settlement and commended the board and Mr Wayman for their action in settling the case which had been in con troversy for around two years The board of county commission ers was represented in court this morning by Everett Steerman in stead of County Attorney Frank Eckdall who handled the case two weeks aso when the case went to trial The county commissioners refused this morning to make a statement as to why they had dis pensed with Mr Eckdalls services in the case Frank F Eckdall Sets Forth in Written Statement His Side Of Recent Controversies at The Courthouse TELLS OF MANY ISSUES Payment of County Vouchers Tax Cases Injunction Hear ing and Expense Claims Are Included in Statement vey since 1910 and was interna tionally known as a sou expert T F Marbut contractor who lives at 714 West Twelfth is a son of Dr Curtis F Marbut The Emporia Marbuts were notified this morn ing by long distance telephone of Dr Marbuts death 2 Things to carry on a vacation luggage accident insurance Fred J Scott insures Emporians Can Help Milk Fund and See Good Game The ticket sale is in full swing for sourians will meet some of the best the MacDougall StcresEmporia All young ball playing material in Em Star baseball game which will be played Wednesday evening at 5 o clock at Summers field as a benefit for the Womens City club milk fund The City club furnishes milk and graham crackers through the schools for undernourished school children during most of the school year By purchasing tickets the Ein porians can see a good ball game and help a good cause at the same time Several persons who ara sell ing tickets have reported good sales in their respective districts it was said today by Mrs Elmer Siedhoff I president of the Womens City club Those who have not already bought tickets for the milk fund game have today Tuesday and Wednesday to buy them The game probably will be one of the most interesting contests Em porians will see this season The MacDoueall Storrs team is a highly pona The committee in charge of tickets at the gate consists of Mrs C O Meredith chairman Mrs D E Mayes Mrs T B Honea and Mrs Roy Kramm A committee has been named to take charge of the concessions at the ball park Mrs O T Atherton will be chairman of the committee assisted by Mrs Jack Wichert and Misses Ruth Winn Margaret Mor ris Ruth Jones Mary Jones Those who will assist in the selling in the stands are Misses Barbara Corbett Sarah Margaret Morris Jane Loy Hege Barbara Ray Prier Patty Smith Mary Louise Butcher Dorothy Atherton Betty Ann Ath erton Mary Louise Louis Virginia Lout1 Hope Rider Eddie Lou Flem ing Marjorie Fleming Eunice Jane Loomis Marie Jean Lewis Virginia Morely Virginia Grey Virginia Wi and Dorothy Rcsch Ruth Scnott rated ball club in tlv Kansas City j ler Jean Hanna Virginia Nixon and Ban Johnson league The Betty Cramer Son of Noted Inventor Dies in a Hotel Room Springfield Aug 26 Thomas A Edison eldest son of the late inventor died in a hotel here yesterday of coronary throm bosis He was 59 years old With his chauffeur and W H Hildebranci vice president and traf fic manager of the Thomas A Edi son company Edison was returning to his home at East Orange N after a visit at the summer home of his half brother Charles Edison at Lake Sunapee N H Edison was head of the research engineering department in the Thomas A Edison companys plant at West Orange N J He was one of three children of his fathers first marriage to the late Mary StUiwell He is survived by his wife Mrs Beatrice H Edison a brother Wil liam of Wilmington a sister Mrs Marion Oser of Norwalk end two halfbrothers Charles and Theodore and a halfsister Mrs John E 3loane all of West Orange CAVALRY ON THE MARCH Junction City Aug 26 13th cavalry regiment from Port Riley left today on its annual train ing march to Hutchinson where the troops will participate in the Ameri can Legion convention parade To night the regiment was to camp at the Staatr ranch south of Junction City Other overnight stops will be made in the order named at Hope Durham Canton Inman and Hutch inson The same route will be fol lowed on thn return trip the cavalry reaching here September 9 Lt Col John B Johnson In command WOULD SET A PRECEDENT Heanwhile Senate and House Lead ers Try to Get Together on Crop Loan Compromise BULLETIN Washington Aug 26 f capital reports that President loosevelt had threatened to force ongress to adjourn under his con titutional authority Stephen Early White House to ay said any such statement is made of whole Dandy cantaloupes 6 for 25c Cut Eíite Groe MM Ph 361 County Attorney Frank F Eck dall today sent to The Gazette a statement setting forth his side of recent controversies between offic ials in the Lyon county courthouse The statement concerns the pay ment of county vouchers the recent injunction suit brought by Attorney Eckdall against the county commis sioners to keep them from paying claims without his approval the in junction was denied by District Judge Lon C the Empo ria State bank tax case this case was settled today by the county commission and bank the Katy railroad tax case the Fidelity bank tax case and other matters of courthouse business Mr Eckdalls statement To the Editor of The Gazette Sir Saturday approximately 10 persons presented vouchers for my approval and I immediately ap proved each one While I was busy in court proceeding most of the day I left the courtroom on two oc casions that I might occasion no delay in the allowance of any prop er vouchers to any person Later I learned that the board of commis sioners refused to allow them say ing that they did not know whether they could do so because it was not the first Monday in the month I had never raised the question that they could not allow bilk of this kind The one thing that I have questioned was their right to allow bills without my flist having passed upon them Their right to allow bills at any regular adjourned or special meeting is unquestioned and I have only suggested that it was the common sense thing to notify me when they were sitting to allow bills This morning in the public interest I have volunteered an opinion to this effect The law pro vides that county attorney shall give advice and opinions when re quested This I have always done and before this time I have of fered my advice without its having been requested The law makes it the duty of a hoard to allow any and all bills at least monthly at regular adjourned cr special meetings and this law means that they may do so at other than the first meeting in the month One meeting a month in counties of this size is mandatory The motion for a new trial filed by mo last week in the injunction case could have no bearing upon their allowance ot bills during the month as was intimated by the statements of the board in The Ga zette Saturday I have repeatedly stated that the law permitted them to allow bills at any regular session and that in consequence I shfmld be notified when they wished to allow bills Otherwise I would not or dinarily attend thtlr deliberations Not Determined on Appeal I have not determined upon an appeal for as long as the board and treasurer stay within the law there would be little practical reason for such action However as the law requires that a motion for a new trial be filed within three days after the trial the motion was lilcd only to preservo and continue certain rights in the event that circum stances should change The statement attributed to me after the bills have been allowed i up to me to determine whether they should have been allowed which appeared in The Gazette Saturday was incorrect My duty is to pass upon bills before their allowance as they cannot lawfull be allowed until such approval has boon had T appreciate that as ft employe my first obligation is t that public and that the difference between the board and the trcas urcr and myself must not interfer with the public welfare and this 1 the reason for my approving ever voucher presented to me on Satur day and the only reason that I offe an opinion to the board at thi time It should be recalled that th hoard and the treasurer assumei the offensive in this If the had faced me with thtlr complaints undoubtedly our differences coul have been Ironed out in the publi interest but instead they proceed ed to make the attackthrough th press and by the dííümiimHon o untruths over county and state Continued oa Two hreatent to Force Adjourn ment of Congress Unlest Cot tonWheat Loan Dispute If Settled Soon Jse of Constitutional Power to Get Rid of Congress Has Nev er Been Used TODAYS RESULTS NUMBER 22 Washington t Aug 26 Au horitative sources on Capitol Hill ate today said President Roosevelt lad threatened to force adjourn ment of congress unless house and nate could soon settle their dispute ver the cottonwheat loans These sources who asked that lames not be used said the Presl ent was basing his threat on this anguage in article 2 section 3 of he constitution He the president may on ex raordinary occasions convene both houses xxx and in case of dis agreement between them with re pect to the time of adjournment le may adjourn them to such time as he shall think proper x Never in the history of the coun iry record books immediately avail able showed had a president availed limself of that power One man close to the President ald however Roosevelt is great on setting None could say how long the President might give the two houses o reach an agreement or whether IB seriously meant such a threat or was merely making it in an attempt o get the two branches together Meanwhile conference after con erence went on bath nt Capitol and White House in an attempt to com romise the loan dispute Democratic leaders were hopeful of settling it tonight with adjourn ment to follow immediately As they met in late afternoon for a third council of war President Roosevelt called in aides who had lelped him frame the 9centa xjund cotton loan policy that gen erated the trouble Earlier he had conferred at length with some senate leaders including hose who forced adoption of a rid T to the deficiency bill guarantee ng 12cent cotton and 90centa bushel wheat loans Smashing opposition of the farm joc the house earlier today adopt ed a resolution callinrt for a sine die adjournment of congress tonight The senate itself recessed for five lours pending negotiations with the louse leadership on the stillsecret methods decided upon to break the deadlock and end the session In the house the adjournment resolution was presented by Repre sentative Taylor of Colorado acting Democratic leader Representative Vinson a cotton state leader moved that it be tabled On a standing vote he was defeated 178 to 47 Adjournment then was approved 172 to 47 on a standing vote Again the farm bloc failed to obtain enough strength to force a reHoall The house Immediately stood In recess subject to call What caused the trouble was a deficiency bill appropriating including to start hc new social security plan The house passed It and the senate add ed to it amendments directing the Commodity Credit corporation to lend 12 cents a pound on cotton and about 90 cents a bushel on wheat to farmers who wanted to hold their produce off the market AAA officials issued an order last week reducing the present 12cent cotton loan to 9 cents With an ad ditionr 1 subsidy to make up the dif crcnoe between the average market price and 12 cents They never had made loans on wheat They Insist ed that either 12cent cotton or 90 cent wheat loans would wreck the farm program Cancelling plans for a trip down the Potomac yesterday Roosevelt tayed in the capital for consulta tion on the deadlock which oc curred after he had sent adjourn ment greetings congratulating leg islators on a historic NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 12 2 At Brooklyn U 1 Freitas and Lombardl Zachary and Lopez 15 0 At New York 2 11 1 Birkofer and Paddcn Smith E Moore Stout Flasimmons and Mancuso Panning St Louis D I At Philadelphia 010 102 9 1 Walker Halnes and Delancei Jorgens and Wilson Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE First game New York 0000200120002 At Chicago 1031000000002 Gomez W Brown and Dickey Phelps Fischer Wyatt and Sewell Washington at St Louis post poned rain First game Philadelphia 200 140 7 16 3 At Detroit 17 0 Dietrich and Richards Crowder Hogsett and Cochrana Second game Philadelphia 000 At Detroit000 Blaeholder and Berry Bridges and Cochrane Boston 002100 At Cleveland 000201 Walberg and R Perrell Pearson and Phillips County Levy Will Be Milis Lyon County Commissioners Set Budget for County Expenses And Levy for Raising the Money TO BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER SHIPS HIT BY A GALE St Johns N Aug 26 Crews of four schooners were feared lost today after a terrific gale had lashed the Newfoundland coast and wreckage drifting ashore pave rise to anxiety for the safety of an un identified steamship LAST VETERAN DIES Osawatomie Aug 26 H Hunt 95 Osawatomles last Civil war veteran died ñero today at the home of his daughter Mrs Grace Speck He was born in Ohio and spent his early life in Indiana A brother A Hunt at Nap pane Ind KILLED IN A COLLISION Liberal Aug 26 car truck collision north of here last night killed John Hustod 70 Hooker Both driv ers were reported blinded by lights Four softball players ridinrt with Husted and a man and woman in the truck were injured Rate of Taxation Will Be Cents on Each of As sessed Valuation School Fund Causes Hike A U S Protest Moscow Has Prepared No Re ply to Demand That It Cease Support of Communist Activ ities in America OTHER NATIONS MAY ACT e Said to Be Considering Fol lowing U S Example Threatens Break in Reja tions Moscow Aug 26 United tates protest against the inter erence by foreign countries in leir internal was received n silence today by Soviet officials nd the Soviet press Official quarters had absolutely othing to say in answer to ons put this morninR regarding ie note delivered yesterday by mbassador William C Bullitt of lie United States These questions icluded whether any other coun ries had taken action similar to hat of the United States Rumors that the American pro est would be followed by some such tep on the part of Uvo or three thfir nations hail not been con irmed shortly after noon It was stated nt the foreign of ice that Foreign Commissar Maxim Jtvinoff was on vacation in Czechoslovakia The reaction in foreign circlps ympathetic to the Soviet was that he protest leaves a loophole for ettlemeiit inasmuch as the serious onsequences mentioned in the ext to the last paragraph of the ote were declared to bo antici ated if the Soviet government unable to take measures to prevent further acts in disregard i tlio soviet pledge to the united It wns pointed out In these clr Irs the Seventh Congress of he Third Internationale wns now nclod atul It was likely to be a long before the next assembled The Lyon county commissioners Saturday adopted the 1935 proposed Budget without revisions and as pub lished in the August 5 issue or The Gazette The new budget will re quire a levy of mills on tangible property or a tax of cents on each assessed valuation This rate is a shade under 1 mill higher than the 1934 budget requirement of mills While the levy for general coun ty purpura remains practically the same county officials report the in crease li primarily because of the mandatory Barnes high school tax requirement that is fixed jy state law on the basis of or each fulltime high school icacher In the county The new budget will allot the general funds of Lyon county high schools about more than they received last year when the commissioners al ottcd the Barnes func1 what could IE raised under an older mill tax limitation Items included In the adopted budget in round numbers are general road con struction and bridge construction and mainten ance poor Barnes high the county TEXAS VOTES FOR REPEAL Special Session Will Meet to Rate on Distribution Problems Austin Texas Aug 26 special session of the Texas legisla ture will be callad to settle the problems of legislation raised by Saturdays vote to repeal the state prohibition amendment Repeal of prohibition in Texas led by votes in a final report issued at noon today by the Texas bureau The figures which included re ports from 240 out of the states 253 counties with 53 complete were Repeal For aualnst Gov James V Allred said today a special session of the legislature would be necessary to givo effect to the constitutional changes and asked legislators to communicate their views on forms of proposed legislation The people have spoken decisive ly on the liquor the gov ernor said The majority rules Liquor laws and enforcement now depend on local Governor Allred slid he had pre pared no recommendation on legis lation to regulate the manufacture and sale of liquor APPROVES TWO PROJECTS Washington Aug 26 fi Two additional works relief projects for Kansas had been approved today by President Roosevelt as follows of roadway In sections 17 and 20 and township 98 federal funds sponsors contribution Garden Plain Remodeling school building and im proving grounds federal funds sponsors contribution YOUTH KILLED BY TRAIN Parsons Aug 26 partial ly clad body of Edmon Carrell 21 o Erie was found yesterday beside a Santa Pe railroad track near his home Dr R A Light Neosho coun tv coroner said today Carrell ap parently was struck by a railroai engine Saturday night Charles Srhofielrl Chanute engineer of i train passing the spot Saturda night where the body was founc said he was unaware of the accident State Department Reticent Washington Aug 26 he vigorous United States protest o the Soviet speak for itself Secre ary Hull would say only today that o indication ol the timo or nature t the Moscow reply has been re eiveci Questions poured from newsmen U his press conference about thn mexpected move atmlnst flagrant iolation of pledRcs aRalnst non ntevfcrencc in American pledges made fo President Roosevelt before was pxiended The secretary of state turned practically all aside with Tennessee rirnwl No Members of the senate foreign rc atlons committee were slow to take ny position on the situation In he house however representatives vho deal with legislation affeetinir oreign questions generally agreed Russia should live up to pledges and f tho state department hart infor mation she is not doing so it should ollow through Its protest Calls Noto Timely Of several house foreign affairs committee members McRcynolds was one who thought yesterdays note to Moscow timely Similarly Representative DTexas said Russia should car ry out the agreement with us in good faith The administration has wen investigating and apparently las found things that oucht not to be done If they have violated their agreement then of course recogni tion should be The question of lettinu recogni tion of the Soviet stnnd despite protests from patriotic organiza tions nnd other sources has torn the house committee since early in the session with Representative Tinkham iRMass demanding con gress RO on record for withdrawal of diplomatic relations The tenor of the note mentioning possible serious consequences un satisfactory results should fol ow regarded In some unofficial quarters as presaging possible end ntr of diplomatic relations Others expressed tho view that Soviet diplomatics would avert a break through their explanation of activities in the Third Internationale and any connection it may or may not have with the Soviet Union An alternative to a definite break n relations would be the limitation of future Intercourse between the two nations to bare diplomatic mallties Bill Giving Kansas New Federa Judge Will Next Session Says McGiQ Washington Aug 28 Confín dence that a bill auhorizin an ditional federal judge for Kansas would bo passed at the January ses sion of congress was expressed to day by Sen George McGllI Kan sas Democrat The bill approved by the senata last week over the objec tion of Sen Artlmr capper Kansas Republican will not die ad journment of conRreíci bu will ba pending before tho hcusa Judiciary committee for action An effort by Rep John M Hous ton Democrat of o house action on fhc Sat urday night when i vo Knnas Re pujücans R Hope and Frank cuV ed Unanimous OOI sary to take up the out t to mittee I feel be passod by the said today with com friu Printed sraUwwry name and íóuss on paper and envelope bifolsl M L Kretslnqer Just good inI or SSO pec box at surance 601 Commercial Phone 306 j tmpcria ;