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   Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - January 13, 1941, Hutchinson, Kansas                                THE MORE TOO TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL Use A WantAd to set quick cash for the things you dont Phone 4400 let an adtaker help THE HUTCHINSON NEWS Single Copy Price Outside v LXVII JANUARY 1941 166 Youth Suicide After Brutal Farm Killing Widow Beaten to Death When She Catches Culprit Convinced that murder and suicide form the solution of a tragedy which claimed the lives of a 73yearold widow and 23 yearold farm youth in the Dar low discovered yester Reno county officers today were still pondering over several puzzling circumstances of the Harriett who lived alone on her farm Amile west and south of Darlow was found murdered in the yard of her home just after noon yester day by a Dawson who stopped there on the way home from Foster Sons Body Found The body of Dawsons foster Dawson was found four hours later by a clump of trees one mile cast of the Shafer A calbcr rifle was near Sheriff Guy Ankersholz and Coroner Stewart agreed the woman was beaten to death by the young man and that he then took his own When the deaths occurred is one of the unanswered but it Friday Friday or early Saturday Stewart said the man and woman had been dead at least 24 and possibly Had Left His Car Young Dawsons car was found in a lane eight miles south of Hutchinson and about 100 yards cast of highway His with the bullet wound squarely in the was about 150 yards south of the The youths hands and cloth ing were covered with dried obviously there before the shot which caused his Tracks of his old model car were found in the driveway of Shafers A wheel nnd tire from Shafers car were found in the young mans I believe Shafer was killed about dusk Friday eve Sheriff Ankerholz said to I believe she discovered the young man taking the tire and that she recognized nnd thats why he killed Signs Of Struggle There were signs of a fierce struggle in the in front of the Shafer and the wom ans face and hands were cut and A ballpccn blood cov apparently the chief weapon in the was found in the garden about 35 yards north of where the body was It had been thrown the head be ing buried in soft Citing cuts on the womans Ankerholz said there may have been another possi bly a pocket that has not been Grass Bloody Grass in front of Shafers garage was smeared with and blood had spurted against the front of the The gate of the white picket separat ing the house from the remainder of the farm was blood There was another pool Page Column Please RENO COUNTY OFFICERS who started terms today arc In the above to support and defend the consti tutions of the United Stales and of and to faithfully tils charge their Franklin new district Is administering the The from left to rlgh t coroner Guy sheriff Tom county clerk George register of deeds pro bate judge Dan south district commissioner Clalr auditor Arthur county attorney clerk of district and Stanley north district com Staff rhoto Duce Again Juggles Albanian Command As RAF Hits Many Points Inauguration Is Postponed Missouri Faces Fight Over Governorship Jefferson souri passed up her quadrennial inaugural ceremonies today for the first time in her Instead of the traditional rites of pomp and Republicans and Democrats squared off for a finish fight over possession of the governors Forrest Republican barred from installation as gov ernor by the Democratdominated made ready to claim office through court He planned to ask the stale supreme court for a mandamus writ re quiring the speaker of the house of representatives to Issue him a certificate of election on the basis of his official vote plurality over Lawrence The legislature voted to invcsti gale the eleclion of last Novem ber from which Donnell emerged with a margin of votes ou of a total of more than votes The house speaker re fused to read the gubernatoria election ordinarily the opening business of a new legis A certificate of election automatically was wilhheld from New County Family Into Court House Half of Officials Inaugurated Today Are HoldOvers While a district court room full of proud friends and possibly a few hopeful job seek ers successful candidates for Reno county offices in last Novembers voting raised their right hands as the 12 oclock whistle blew today and swore to discharge their duties Cecil retiring clerk of district first administered oath of office lo Franklin judge of the new 40th udicial which came into jeing today as a result of legisla tive action in Oath to Nine Others Judge Hettinger then adminis the oath to nine other elect ed officers and to Clair whom he has appointed county For five officers the ceremony represented only the start of new woycar terms in their old They are Guy sheriff probate judge Ar ihur county attorney George register of and Starting firsl in addition o Judge are Stanley Hill and Dan county commissioners Tom coun ty clerk nnd clerk of district Walts Until July The new term of Hcndcr reelected county docs not start until next and tha term of county starts next Somers of retir ing district was ill loday with a severe cold and was unable to be here to see his successor sworn Other outgoing officers arc Charles Hornbakcr and Fred county commissioners and D counly who was serving out the unex pired term of his Harry as clerk of districl will remain in the office as deputy to Hyter re places Ed Metz as Board All Republican With todays the coun ty commission becomes allRepub lican for the first time in several who has served only half of his fouryear term as commissioner from thi Hutchinson had been the Republican minority on the board Only elected Democrats in the courthouse now are the register of and Judge Het For Granting FDR Power Willkie Favors Term Limit To Visit London For Survey New York VVillkie favors passage with mocl ficalion of President Roosevelts lidtoBritain bill and plnns ai flying trip to England to who has never seen a Princess to Fight Order of Expulsion San Francisco Stephanie HohcnloheWaldenburg ordered to be out of the Unitec States by midnight last Saturday is still in California and will figh to clear herself of charges she is a Nazi her attorney said Joseph Red Wood city said the princess was in bed made sick by the false charge that she is a Naz Weather Kansas Light rain or driz zle tonight and Tuesday ex cept possibly light snow ex treme northwest tonight with not much change In tempera Intercepted Letters JUDGE HUXMAN Dear Walter There is a huge sign at the edga of Offerlcreading ReElect which really should come Kansas will have to take mild weather with dashes of rain thxs next 36 and possibly light snow in the extreme north west corner of the No cold wave is Fog and bringing a trace of prevailed in Hulchin son after a gloomy Sunday and light rains fell in west anc eastern Dodge City re ported Sunday temperature extreme here were 32 and 47 degrees am it was 38 degrees this Sprinkles through the day add ed to inch this with the temperature Temperatures By observer Year ago low 22 HoldOver Chairman of Reno County Board Charles Hitchcock was electlployes but members indicated no d chairman of the Reno county further drastic shakcup is con ioard of commissioners at the irst meeting of the board this fternoon following the swearing n of Stanley Hill and Dan For new representing the iutchinson is the hold member of the hav ng served only half of his four ar Both new commission S voted for him as Retiring chairman is Charles iornbakcr of who is enlaced by Forker as reprcsen ativc of the south Hill eplaces Beck from the north dis The new allRepublican board already has announced a few ihangcs in the list of counly em tcmplated The two outgoing commissioners are Dem Ernest county en will at that post for the and Ar buckle will continue on the engi neers The board made no announcement as to the post of welfare now held by Violet The contract of Hill as county health officer and physician continues through this The commissioners designated no vice At times when Chairman Hitchcock is Forker and Hill will designate one or the other as chairman pro FromHome To Stardom SixYearOld Girl Who Never Say Movie Who Never Saw Movie Hollywood fariy queen touched Cinderella with her wand So today sixyearold Arlene New Same Faces In Statehouse Ratner Minor Officials Start New Terms Topeka to walk humbly and serve steadfastly and girded by supreme faith in the ability of our Kansas people to rise1 superior to whatever circum stance confronts Payne Ratner wns inaugurated for his second term as Kansas 28th gov ernor The 44yearold Parsons allor ncy answered I do in firm tones as Chief Justice John Dawson of the state supreme court asked Do you solemnly swear to sup port the Constitution ot the United and the Constilulion of the State of and faithfully dis charge the duties of the office of governor Greater Challenge Today It is no light responsibility to assume the administrative direc tion of any branch of government at any said Ratner in his inaugural In these days war Approval of the proposed lend ease measure was announced by 1940 Republican presidential candidate yesterday and brought mmediate comment from Alf who said If Willkie had revealed to be his position before the Republican national convention ic would not have been nominat The former Kansas who himself was defeated on Ihe epublican prcsidcnlial ticket in declared at Topeka that Page Column Pdeasc Vickerson Has a Bank Town Happy As New Institution Opens Nickerson State jank opened for business at oclock this morning and deposit ors filed through the doors to keep two tellers busy as Nickerson merchants rejoiced in the service of a local bank for the first time in seven The formal opening Is scheduled next Saturday and will be ac becomes a movie Last week Arlene was playing in a childrens home while her mother worked all day at a fac Today she has a private dressing a a ward robe mistress and a Most she has an income of a It all started when Director George trying to cast a child for orphans re marked after two days of inter views Too Much Affectation Im sick and tired of affected Hollywood Lets go hunting for someone Where reasoned could he find a child to play an orphans role than in an orphan age He and Martha author of the set They visited most of the citys orphanages without then stopped in at the Childrens Do you know any recitations Slovens inquired as Arlene was brought I know the story of the three wise she and for several minutes the director and the writer listened as she told without once Shes the Miss Cheavens said as Arlene Stevens Own Car and Chauffeur Next a limousine stop ped before the A chauffeur and a welfare worker took Arlene to the studio for wardrobe fit tings and a screen She came through like a Until she met Gary Grant and Irene who play her parents in Penny she never had seen a movie But not a moments nervousness did she Then the Fairy Miss Ryan Sets Record Topeka of State Frank Ryan broke all records for longevity in a state office in Kansas with his inauguration today for an eighth He attributes his record to bullhcadcd The voters who supported mo in November represent the people in Kan sas I have never lie re marked today with a twinkle in his The who voted for my dislinguislied opponent are the intelligent electorate of the The 69yearold Leaven worth Irishman served three terms as secretary of state be tween 1923 and then started another string in He twice ran for governor but failed each time in the Re publican Chief of Staff To Take Over Army Command Rome Claims Big British Warship Hit By Torpedo Rome Mussolini sent his chief of Ugo to take command of Italian forces under Greek attack in Albania today in the third army shakcup in two Ubaldo who took command on the Albanian front I soon atler the Italian in vasion of Greece was turned was relieved at his own request because of ill an official announcement Cavallero retains his po sition as chief of m which he succeeded Marshal Piotro Bad oglio Badoglio also re signed at his own The official announcement said Ubnldo comman der of Italian troops stationed in has been relieved be cause o his health and replaced by Chief oC Staff Ugo Cav Took Place Month Ago Little direct news has been heard of General Soddu since he went to but his retire ment recalled a series of resigna tions early in December after the Greek campaign had gone badly for Badoglio resigned Brig adier General Ccsare Maria Do Vccchi Conte Dl Val Cismon re signed as governor of the Dodec anese islands and Admiral Domcnico Cavagnari resigned as chief of the naval staff and as un dersecretary of the navy The only official explanation given for the resignations was that each left his post at his own The War Today Climax to Be Reached In European War In The Next Few Months By DcWitt MacKenzlc AP Foreign Observer Developments over the week end tend to support the assertion of British Minister of Economic Warfare Dalton lhat the war will reach a climax in the next fesv perhaps in the next few point which this col umn has been emphasizing for some time Herr Hitlers projected invasion of England undoubtedly has been the subject of the destructive ar gument between Nazi and British Page Column Please Day and Night Attacks Made By the British London Hammered Again By German Planes In Night London and night air attacks on both Axis from FIRST DEPOSITORS at the Nickerson State bank today were and Beverly children of and Lester companied by a community cele The bank was moved here from Langdon where it was known as the Langdon State Joseph Chesky is president vicepresident Neal and assistant First depositors today were Bobby and Beverly Ann children of and Lester Buell who operated a drug store Each of the youngsters deposited in a sayings The pro cess mystified Beverly Ann who was all smiles until her deposit disappeared in the What did they do with my dol lar she Funds for the bank were trans ferred from Langdon and a money shipment from Hutchinson was personally escorted by Sheriff Guy took her to Ice cream pie topped it Tha was Arlene told I never tasted any Remove Passengers From Grounded Ship West Palm Some 200 passengers were trans ferred from the grounded liner Manhattan to the coast guard cut ter Vigilante today although surf swells interfered at least tempo rarily with plans oft all of them in small Despite the efforts of the cutters Vigilante and Mojave to refloat the ground swells carried the Manhattan farther on the Several hausers were snapped in attempts to tow the ship Plans were made to take off the passengers this afternoon in coast guard surf boats and other small craft and lodge them at the Palm Beach Baltimore hotel tem when segments of our civilization are plunged into the flaming abyss of when frameworks of gov ernment must be changed to fit changing when an aura of uncertjiinly and confusion prevails is even more challenging by fusing its human excellence with undismayed spir it and fortitude which have been outstanding will find abundantly present the pre cious metals so needful in the grim tasks Not A Single Change Like the 10 other stale officers administered the oath by Chief Justice Dawson were Re publicans and all were succeeding It was the first time in recent years and one of the few times in history that not a single change was made at the The list Carl Friend of Attorney General Jay Parker of Hill Stale School Superintendent George McClenny of State Treas urer Walter Wilson at all starting their second terms Stale Auditor George Robb of Sa Greeks Press Ahead Athens Greek warriors closing in on the Italians only remaining port of entry into southern were reported sweeping forward without serious check today in what Greeks called the greatest offensive ot the The spearhead of the Greek drive was declared to have reach ed the vicinity of ancient fortress town 10 miles southwest of captured and its fall was expected momentarily by au thorities There even were reports from the Yugoslav frontier that Tep guardian sentinel of an Ital ianbuilt road leading to Valona starting his term Insurance third elective Commissioner Charles Hobbs of Baldwin and State Printer Austin of Cot tonwood starting their sev enth term Secretary of State Frank Ryan of starting his eighth term Supreme Court Justice William Harvey of starting his fourth sixyear lerm and Supreme Court Justice William Smith of Val ley starting his second full Fanfare Missing Missing was much of the fanfare which marked the ceremonies two years ago when Ratner succeeded Walter Demo No parade was held today although two years ago there was a procession of national guard LeaseLend Measure Sent To Committee Jurisdictional Row Quickly Settled By The House Today Washington adminis tration won today the first con gressional skirmish over its lease end bill for aiding Britain when the house upheld procedure chart ed by the leadership for rushing consideration of the By a voice vote Speaker Ray burns assignment of the bill t the foreign affairs committee wa approved and an effort by tin military committee to bring tin measure under its control was do The vote taken without dc house rules permitting ni argument on such an The balloting was the first involvin the Britishaid bill introduced in the new congress The out come cleared the way for Chair man Bloom DNY of the foreign affairs committee to commence hearings tomorrow with Secretary Hull as the first Chairman May DKy had acted on from his military committee in moving that the speaker be He had ontendcd that since the measure concerned with national de fense it should be referred to his Limitation Possible A short time before the house session Rayburn declared that he certainly wouldnt op pose a time limitalion on powers granted in the bill if the limit ran concurrently with the emerg Page Column Please swooping assaults trenches near the on troops in Germanheld French coast to diving bomb raids on oil refineries near were reported by the air ministry to Night it hit at the harbors of LeHavre and Nazi sub marine at oil targets at Porto in northeast ern the German city of Rcgensburg and the Belgian port of The daylight attack on the Germanheld channel coast yes fourth in as many pictured not only as an attempt to break up any Nazi invasion but also as prep aration for the time when Britain might feel strong enough to carry the fight lo Ihe Air At Morale The lowlevel raids by day on the entrenched designed to dovetail with night bombing of Iho channel were said to be aimed at disrupting the or ganization and breaking the mor ale ot the Nazi occupation With bombs dropping from only a few hundred feet and machine guns firing almost at ground the air ministry described heavy damage at Porto including the destruction of two large Antiaircraft defenses first Speaker Fight Hot At Last Both Candidates Claim Victory Topeka of can didates for president pro tern ol the Kansas senate and for speakei of the house seized each incom ing legislator and sought last min ute pledges in a furious drive for votes preceding the inauguar to Late afternoon Republican cau cuses at the stalehouse were to decided the The big GOP majorities in both branches easily elect the assemblys officers after the 1941 legislature con venes at noon Hottest race was between Clay Carper of Eureka and Buell Scott of Johnson for the Carper wns speaker pro tem two years ago Scott holds seniority in the house with a record at nine Carpers friends were confident their man would have 00 of the 97 Republican votes in the caucus but Scotts chiefly from western continued their I entered the contest only be cause I early saw the necessity of heading off and defeating some bills that I regard as inimical to the best interests of the Wendell 1940 Repub lican presidential and others have suggested that the ex traordinary power which would be assigned to the chief executive should be given only for a speci fied Some Republican lead ers in the senate have discussed proposing a twoyear Riiyburns comment was made at his press conference in reply to a As to setting a definite such as 90 days or six months or some other specified he thats another For Some Changes Representative McCormack of house Democratic who participated in the press conference that he thought some suggestions1 for amending the British aid measure hud been from the constructive McCormack did not define which suggestions he had in mind He indicated that administration forces probably would be willing to make some concessions in re gard to the All legislation has to make the congressional McCor mack and go through the perfecting were silenced by machinegun fire from a few hundred its com munique Then a heavy bomb was released from very low level and blew up one of the large refinery Storage Tanks Burn More bombs set oil storage tanks on A second large otiilding nearby was hit by two aombs and seen to collapse and fall to sheds and workshops were machine gunned from almost ground The target was left Several fires also were caused at Regensburg it and at Os a large explosion followed by fire was From these night the communique one British plane failed to To Defend Coast The firsl detailed disclosure that the Germans had started building a defensive line of fortifications along the English channel was brought to the United States by William member of Ihe Associated Press stiiff in Page Column Please EVENT PLACE HO UK PROGRAM PRICES PROCEEDS GOLDEN GLOVES CONVENTION HALL 8 Oclock 20 Boxing Bouts NEWSHERALD CHARITIES FUND French Ship Stays In Bay British Cruiser Is Standing Guard who returned Some of the powerful French guns seized in the Maginot Linn already have been moved up to the McGaffin said reports in British military circles dis Whether the line is in tended eventually to approximate the strength and elaborate detail of Germany Wcstwall hid not been learned when he left Lon Moro Arson German warplanes struck at London with another smashing raid last night but hun dreds nf civilians pitched in to help firemen smother incendiary bombs and put down flames md the attack ended before midnight after three and onehalf Other raiders mauled a town in southwest England for several hours and a government commun ique said A number of per sons was Several places neor the Thames estuary also wore Many incendiary bombs were dropped and some damage was done by fire but the fire brigade and other civil defense services very quickly had the situation in the communique said of the London Some people wcra killud and others injured but re sn fur received indicated that I the casualties were not Uruguay Ordered to said the Slanton county member Fenh freighter r n I in a statement Saturday which left here lust night in Itiiiam in lieu light I am unalterably opposed to the new tax code revision as pro posed by the subcommittee of the legislative council and the Kansas Chamber of I seek the speakership chiefly to block this and kindred measures advocated by the Chamber of Commerce and other pressure I am weary of sitting in the house year after year and watch ing Kansas Pitts burg and Salina attempt to or ganize the house and get commit tees favorable to the special legis lation they Carper was a member of the legislative council committee which wrote the tax cod an attempt to run the British France blockade dropped anchor in AmbSor Adon danado east of today and was reported being de tained by the British auxiliary cruiser The French freighter was lying in tho in Uruguayan terri torial while the cruiser was understood to be some dis tance off United iral Wil liam Leahy ill since ordered by physician to day to remain in bed for several das A medical report said he hiid suffered an attack of bronchitis caused bv a change in the ulr but had no The new ambassa Shipplng sources said the Asdor arnvcd hcre turias attempted to intercept thci Mendoza at sea and followed herGets Safety Award into the bay because the French 1 Safety Award heavily laden with chilled by a national association has boen beef and did not have a presented to Charles Weddle local British naval certificate truck who has driven 88 which would clear her through the 000 miles since 1831 without aa accident of any   

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