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   Lawrence Daily Journal World (Newspaper) - January 19, 1937, Lawrence, Kansas                                PAGE TW6 DAILY JANUARY KIDNAP WITNESSES TO VIEW CONVICT Trail of Kidnaper Cools as Officers Follow Clues to Dead Ends Eyewitnesses of the Gharles Matt son kidnaping will confront ex Leigh Haskell now that he has been compelled to grow a it was disclosed to day as federal bureau of investiga tion agents finished questioning Fowler for the third time at Bel The meeting of Fowler and the older Mattson chil dren and a child visitor saw the take it was re when he is taken from his solitary confinement cell in the Whatcbm county jail within the next few days to the state peniten tiary at Walla There he will serve 20 years for a holdup Decem ber in Altho Fowler repeatedly has asked permission to Sheriff Farmer has The sheriff said he acted on instruc tions of federal The kid naper of 10yearold Charles had a dark The trail of the kidnaper cooled One by one a series of clues led state and local author ities to apparently dead Officers in several cities report ed the release of men detained for questionintr because they appeared to resemble the shabbilydressed gunman who stole the Mattson boy from his Tacoma home on the night of last December 27 for 000 then shied at accepting CURB IS PLACED ON STOLEN HILL BOOKS Withdrawal of several state patrolmen from the footbyfoot search of brushland near whee Charles beat en body was found in the snow eight days ago indicated the hope of finding important clues in that area was One widely discussed automobile stolen in Everett Janu ary 8 and abandoned there the day Charles frozen body was was released by authorities to an insurance Officers kept a bloodstained handkerchief found on a fender of the car and a lipstick discovered One source said tire tracks made by the car resembled but did not match in detail tracks found pear the spot the murdered was lad Identification Cards Will Be Used on Sales Students Object to Los ing Property Just Before Quizzes ICE KEEPS THE FLAG DOWN As bad as some University of Kansas students dislike their text books and use them only when ab solutely they do object to losing books to stickyfingered In an effort to put a stop to the activities of bookburglars and the book exchange and the Hill book stores will request students who sell books to show their student identification It will probably take some to get a definite check on the books that are but the present move is worthy of a Usually there are three or four different names in text and its no trick for someone who finds a book to scratch out the old name and write in his It may get to the point where the book stores will start finger printing their customers and place the prints in the front of each This system would call for finger print experts and also increased At this time of the year the loss of books and many arc un fortunate enough to lose a precious heretofore unread text a day or two before This makes a bad situation and causes consider able worry to the Even patriotism has been affect ed by the coat of sleet that covers For more than a week the flag has not been hoisted above Fraser Its not that anyone has been negligent or but there is a good The Fraser flagraiser reports that the sleet has covered the door loading out on the roof of the hall and no amount of effort can budge it As yet no one has dared to do a humanfly act and scale the walls and the roof to hoist the national So until the coining of the thaw Erasers flag will not Students who attended the din ner for the legislature Saturday evening report a fine of All other Hill dinners usually cost the diner at a small but this one Saturday was GIRL SCOUT HEADS HOLD CONFERENCE Retiring Commissioner Re ports 12 Active Troops Here The Girl Scout Council held a well attended annual meeting at the Chamber of Commerce building last evening at 8 oclock with the retiring Reports showed that the scouting program had been considerably enlarged during the past year and that the organisa tion was in very good Officers for the coming year were elected as follows commissioner vice commissioner treasurer and Melvin chairman of the training and personnel com reported twelve groups meeting weekly with the following women serving as captains Ben George John Jack Harry Mapheus Smith and The report also showed one brownie composed of girls between the ages of 7 and who meet regularly under the leader ship of Raymond McCabe and Junius Women and girls serving as assistants in the above troops include the follow ing Karl Clyde Cecil John Kenneth Silcr Misses Dorothy dean Loraine Mary Louise Jean Stouf fer and Rose Ann A swimming class of Girl Scouts meets each Saturday morning at the University pool under the su pervision of Miss Emma The report of Pendleton further showed that during the past yeaY local training field institutes and national camps were attended by an unusual num ber of local The Council was able to send away five of its local experienced leaders for fur ther training nt last national camps IN ANNUAL MEETING on the A student reports that a wellknown dean consumed 20 sugar cubes during the Griesas report as treasurer showed the organization to br in satisfactory Money in received thru the Coun Officers of Douglas County Are Reelected A meeting of the stockholders of the Douglas County Building and Loan association was held yes terday morning at the office of the Pearl Emick was reelected as di rector to succeed herself for a term of three All officers were They are John president vice president Pearl secretary Laura Lee Rich assistant secretary Paul and John Ril The reports presented by the officers showed a substantial gain in assets during the year i Queen of Netherlands Saved From Car Plunge A motorcycle policemans quick action was credited with saving Queen Wilhelmina of The Nether lands today from a plunge down a 650foot Alpine The heavy automobile in which the queen was riding with a lady of her court skidded on the old Romanroad at south of One wheel of the machine slid off the ice covered driveway at a point where there was an almost sheer drop of 650 feet to the frozen river The automobile was travelling slowly and Policeman Heinrich Neuberger who had been following closely on his threw his weight against the slipping car until help The after expressing her nalism department is busy complet ing a new edition of loaded copy for his class in editing next se Loaded copy is a booklet con taining a series of news all purposely turned padded and in general haywired to the extent they are useless in that form as news will have a chance to fixthese stories up so they will It is said Professor Kistler has become so engrossed in his work of twisting sentences and paragraphs around for his book that the other day he wrote a letter and put the salutation in the Phog Allen will go to Manhattan March 26 to address an afternoon sessjon of the Kansas Health and Physical Education as His topic will Psy chology in Sam Anderson of a junior in the college of liberal has been elected to a Summer field the committee returned bv a safer to Innsbruck HIGH SCHOOL BAND ON AIR Will Present Program Over KFKU Friday Evening The Liberty Memorial high school under the direction of Clarence will present a 30 minute radio broadcast over station KFKU Friday January from 6 to The band has been judged state champion Class A band for the last two years and received a rating of superior at the National Band contest at The program for the broadcast follows March of Youth Finale from the New World Sympho Tarantelle Holmes Deep Flanders Test Your Knowledge Can you answer peven of these test questions Turn to classified page for the From January 20 thru January closing hours for women will be the University This is a finalexam week Eddie of star center on last years football is out of bed after a weeks much improved and much The day before Eddie got com pletely he came home from school and parked in He was but he had a dinner date at a sorority that As the day went on he he and so to the dinner he Ed returned home that night and reported he was feeling swell and that he knew there wasnt anything wrong with 9 He got out of bed and went to school the next morning as his father cast a doubtful eye at About 9 oclock Eddie came This time he was just as his father had figured all and the former gridiron star got into bed and stayed there a DorothyFinch Michalopoulos of Prairie a junior in the college of liberal arts and has been awarded the Edna Osborne Whitcomb scholar The award is made to a woman student majoring in who has shown ability in creative writ The scholarship carries and was provided in the will of wife of Selden Lincoln one time professor of English at cils finance of which Fitzpatrick has been in response to letters sent to a list of patrons of the Girl Griesas report showed that during the past year the chief item of expense was in connection with the training of local All members of the scouting or ganization serve on a volunteer The treasurers report also showed that awarded on the basis of were provided by the Council in order to encour age girls to attend permanent camps in the and that registration had been paid from the Council treasury for twenty girls who earned their money through jobs provided by the A number of other girls earned their scout fees thru jobs provided by the Council in private This 50c fee is the only expense required of the indi vidual scout and more girls each year are earning it for The chairman of the badges and awards committee acts as keeper i of the In OBriens report showed 237 girls meeting regularly in The brownie pack added 19 Interest in the Girl Scout I program was evidenced by the giv ing of 368 awards during the The Golden Eaglet the high est to be given in scouting and only by the national was bestowed upon Ruth Warren and Jean The camp reported eight all day meetings during four weeks of day camp last summer with a registra tion of 85 Ben Brown acted as director and much inter est was maintained in spite of the extreme Four overnight hikes were held during the year at tended by 126 Twente also reported nine scouts had gone on a gypsy trip to Colorado last summer chaperoned by Ben Miss Florence Black and Miss Wealthy The council voted to maintain its membership at with members elected for three year and the membership so arranged that the terms of one third would expire each Sev en new council members were elect ed to fill vacancies for this The council has taken action to become incorporated with a board of directors consisting of the newly elected officers and the retiring REELECT OFFICERS Lawrence Building and Loan Re ports Increased Business The Lawrence Building and Loan association reelected all officers at its annual meeting and also three directors whose terms were The officers for the new year are George president vice president secretarytreasurer and assistant The board of directors includes George L George and Simons and Stewart were the directors reelected to threeyear re ported an increased business for the past year and expectation of a steadily increasing real estate mar ket in the coming An in crease in rents and in building also is in prospect for this The number of houses for rent is de which should bo a factor in increasing he The association sold 18 residence prop erties during the past ALUMNI TO DINE Board of Directors Will Ateend Dinner This Evening Following their annual mid winter meeting this the board of directors of the University of Kansas alumni association will dine at the Colonial Tea room at 6 oclock this Payne a state will be a guest at the Alumni board of directors expect ed to attend the dinner include Bruce Topekn Fred Law rence Helen Rhoda Hoopes and George March of Lawrence Chester Roland Boyn ton and Justice Walter Topeka Clarence vice Hutchinson and Oscar County Teachers to Hear School Art Supervisor Miss Maude nit super visor for the Lawrence public will be the principal speak er at the regular meeting of tho Douglas County Teachers associa tion here Tho meeting will be held at Lawrence Memorial high school beginning at 10 Miss Ellsworth will speak on Mex where she recently An open discussion on proposed school legislation will follow Miss Ellsworths with Clarine president of the teachers Man Leaves His Estate to Restaurant Waitress Kansas Maudine Collins is a waitress who smiles when she says good mom Because that smiling habit she inherited two rings and a gold watch today from James about a lonely Spanish Amer ican war veteran who died here last Morris will filed today left all his possessions which are not much to Miss Collins because who is almost a stranger to every morning in her work at the said a cheerful good morning with a pleas ant Old men appreciate such in young people these She is a homeloving girl who neither smokes cigarettes nor drinks nor carouses around at night in questionable rare girl in these crazy JUDGE IS CRITICALLY ILL John Pollock Confined at Home in Kansas On what bay is the city of r What is heliotherapy In what country is the Go davari river Who was Walter Money What is an aphorism Name the great desert in Af In which state was President Benjamin Harrison born What is a primary election the wedding ring be worn below or above the engage ment ring In the what is a pro vost marshal o Buy safe truck and fire in Lewis Copeland of a was going strong going strong a speech class the other day when he stopped for no apparent Dentist Copeland was giving a memor ized speech at the and had talked for about three minutes when he Go youre doinjr said Instructor Rolla Im I cant go Ive made a replied I heard no said returned the error is that I forgot and gave the last part of the speech Thats laughed the in Now just give the first part last and youVe got Beck and Johns to Capital General Clarence Beck left to day for Washington to attend a session of the interstate crime com He was accompanied by Will special invpstiga 1 Collegiate Osculation Cause of Monday Colds A university bacteriologist today cited the consistent outbreak of Monday colds as proof of colleg ians disdain for the warning that kissing spreads Attributing it to weekend oscu latory Adolph Roth of Washington State observed Almost alwavs there is an in crease of colds and influenza cases on Monday indi cating do not make use of the hygienic knowledge avail able to Kansas City John Pollock of the district court of Kansas is criti cally ill at his home in a Kansas The 79yearold Jurist has been unconscious since his return here yesterday from a ranch near Point where he had gone to spend the Judjre Pollock was taken from the train to his home in an Pollock said today that four days after their arrival at their ranch late in November the judge collapsed and was taken to a After 10 days there his condition im proved and he returned to the she Last Pollock her husbands condition be came worse and he asked to be brought back to Kansas FOUR TO INGALLS RITES ARREST Portland Police Hold Man Fitting Description of KidnapSlayer captain of police detec said today ho was questioning a man who fits the description of the kidnaper of Charles slain Tacoma He was identified by Keegan as George and was taken into custody by Patrolmen Don Gal breath and Jeff Gabler after they had noticed his resemblance to pub lished drawings of the Later Kepgan said We are continuing our investi This man certainly resem bles the published descriptionof the He sounds like a nut but a nut did that Mattson We will know of when the Mnttson children see his Keegan snid that Wilson when nsked the reason for his apparent of wealthy shouted They havent done anything to me but starve me to Wilson said ho was in Tncoma but left there six weeks Ho said his home Rock EXTEND ENROLLMENT PERIOD Night School Students May Sign Up Thursday or Monday itacausc of bad weather condi tions enrollment in the second se mester of the Ijiwrrnce evening school will be continued thru Thurs day evening and Monday Ralph director of the announced The classes being organized now nrc advanced air typing and The class in clothing will start February McDERMOTT IS QUITE ILL Heard in Lawrence Fritz Meyn and William Under wood left today for a fishing trip to Corpus They expect to be gone ten days or two Notice to taxpayers of Douglas county delinquent in payment of personal property tax for 1935 or prior years is being sent from the sheriffs February office 1 all sonal property stating that delinquent per tax warrants will be recorded in the personal property judgment docket in district This is in accord ance with a recent resolution by the board of county commissioners set ting up a new procedure to encour age payment of personal tax war Docketing of the delinquent warrant will be followed by an execution if the tax is not which will effect a Hen on any prop personal or that the delinquent taxpayer may A subscriber suggests That when the next big snow storm the snow on Massa chusetts street be piled in the cen leaving the curbs and gutters This will leave a one way drive on each side with plenty of room for The ing under the rays of the sun for a longer period will melt faster and can be removed more It will save expense and trouble to the merchants and those who wish to park for Deaths and Funerals William Scrivner The William father of Hagenbuch of died this morning at Bell Memorial Kansas He was 74 years old and at the time of his death was pastor of the First Christian church of where he had served the past nine Prior to that time he had been pastor at the Budd Park Christian Kansas Scrivner had been visiting1 at tho Hagenbuch home i here much of the time the past month and went from here to the hospital about a week Surviving are the Etta Scrivner two and Walter Mincks of New York City and two Jvansas am David Cleve The three weeks illness which caused Scrivners death was the first in 41 years severe enough to cause him to miss a Sunday PERSONALS who has been serious ly ill at Memorial is re Circuit Judge Is Suffering ported to be showing some improve From Lobar Pneumonia Thn condition of George McDermott of the circuit court of appeals was reported un changed in the last 21 Judge McDermott is seriously ill in a hospital here with lobar nneumonia following an attack of influenza from thought IIP had weeks which friends recovered two 414 West Fourteenth has been quite ill for the past two and Bear have re turned from a three weeks trip to Julius who has been suf fering with an attack of influenza for the past was able to be down town WILL PLAY MOZART SONATA Jan Chiapusso Will Present KFKU Recital Wednesday Kansas Senators Will Represent State at Atchison Service commit tee of four will represent the state senate at funeral services tomor row in Atchison for Sheffield In former lieutenantgovernor of who died Senators of Lcav enworth Balie of At Ed of Welling and Ewing of Hia were chosen by Lindsay to attend the serv of the Unlj vcrsitv of Kansas school of fine I arts faculty will present a piano recital over station KFKU Wed nesday evening from 6 to Professor Chiapusso will nlay the adagio and allegretto movements of Mozarts sonata in D MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NOTES FLU CASES ON INCREASE Four More Reported at University Hospital Today There were 27 influenza cases in Watkins Memorial hospital at Canuteson re ported as compared with 23 cases Eight students suffering with flu have entered the hospital since yes terday and four were leaving a total of This afternoon the hospitals cen sus was 50 The present capacity is Urges Traffic Uniformity Frank director of the Kansas City safety said last night road engineers should educate legislators in methods of proper traffic Address ing the Kansas highway engineer ing he said the Kansas road program lacked uniformjty and system because every city niaHe its own Installs Funeral Wednesday services for Sheffield for mer lieutenant will be conducted Wednesday afternoon in the Trinity Episcopal Bur i ml will b Tithers Rally for Church The Mission Circle of the North Lawrence First Baptist church will sponsor a Tithers Rally at the church Sunday January 24 at 3 This is the first event on the church calendar for The membership has been divid ed into four The Northern division includes all those living north of Locust The West ern division includes all those liv ing west of Seventh street and south of Locust The Eastern division includes all those living east of Seventh street and south of Locust The Southern divis ion includes all members living in South Friends and neighbors are invited to come and be with these who will sit together in their sec tions and combine their The proceeds will he used for in surance and other church Oliver Fleming of Bonner Springs underwent a tonsillcctomy this Miss Rose Rnbourn is a medical patient at the and Robert McFar who linve bern suffering from entered the hos pital Presbyterian Dinner Meeting Wednesday evening at the First Presbyterian will hold its monthly con gregational dinner A most interesting program has been arranged on the How Christian Is Our Community Three fifteen minute talks will be made followed by a question pe How Christian Is Our Com munity Educationally and Cul Dean Paul Lawson Religious Al fred Graves reports on Church Survey made by the Young Married Peoples Class In the Care ol the Miss Electa Kindles The usual plan of serving the dinner Bring covered dish and bread for The January Edd Wood and will serve Fire Causes Little Damage The fire department answered an alarm this afternoon at the home of 73R Rhode Is land A small blaze in the kitchen of the homo caused the It was extinguished before j a great deal of damage was WALL PAPER Per ROLL We have some odd lots of Wall Paper for small rooms or We have a few calendars Cooks Paints LAWRENCE PAINT AND WALLPAPER STORE 919 Phone SOCIAL CALENDAR Thursday Country dinner Newcomers Jens Jon Thuritlay team whlit Thursday contract University Aid Will H F 3 taste Sensations the Chocolate tKe Honeycomb Butter Crisp the Hind picked Nuts Member Better Vision Institute Optometric Eye Specialist The fitting1 of glasses a specialty 919 Phone 2244 chicks COLDS FEVER 30 Try 666 Liniment Mt BRUNCH WOODSTOCK The Neighborhood Circle club will be held on Thursday January at the home of and Nolan formerly of this but now of announce the nuurriajre of their Jeanne to Floyd son of and Lew of They were united in marriage December mt Platte They are at home on a farm near A pcroup of friends Rave them a charivari last Saturday returned the week from a visit in at the home of her Johnson and John Octave Ford and Francis Wesley and Grace also her Clifton spent a few days last week with rel atives in Edna Stewart and Mil dred Champion attended their So and So club on Thursday at the home of Arthur of Valley Frances of has been spending a few days with her Miss Nettie Haworth and her and Walter of Miss Mabel of this com attended a birthday dinner last Sunday at the home of and of Stan The occasion being Seavers Other guests were and Perl Moore and Rachel and Melvin and Leo Ryan and Clifford and Ralph Mnl Calvin Clarence and Billie Frances Darlene and Charlene Anna of has been visiting her Jones and also her of On account of the weather and so much illness in the there were not many out to services last Sunday at Wellman formerly of this but now of Law and her were calling on friends rel atives in McLouth during Christ mas Miss Coulson left Saturday for to fin ish her year as instructor in Stuart and John Winfrey were visitors on Wednesday tof thsir farm here also were shopping in Lawrence that Several pupils of Woodstock school were absent a few days last week on account of and Kitchie and I their two Esther and Tommie of this moved to McLouth during They are located in the Morrow Esther and Tommie started in the grade school last Monday at Quite a number of young attended the County Christian En deavor meeting which was held in Winchester last Tuesday January Callers at the Herbert Champion homo Sunday evening were and George and of and and and Frank Elmer of this vi cinity was a hostess to her Rural Social club last Wednesday after Ten members a soc i inl timo Guy i of will be next hostess on January I George Duree returned to her home in dav evening after a few days stay with and Herbert Chaa who have both been ill but are improving at this and Clyde Moses and spent Wednesday at the Carl Moses Moses saw wood that FRIDAY and SATURDAY DICKINSON MENS FURNISHINGS Now Added to Our SemiAnnual Clearance SALE including Mens Shirts of a nationally known make f SHI A O9 SHIRTS SHIRTS Mens Ties TIES TIES TIES Resillio and Arrow TIES TIES TIES 95c 65c Mens Pajamas Broadcloth and Madras One Lot Selling to Now Mens Hosiery One Lot of Imported Wool Hose Sizes 10 to 12 Now 75c One Lot of Lisles and Regularly 5fle 3 for One Lot of Lisles and Regularly 35c 29c 4 for Also Clearance Prices on the Following Mens Obercoats and Sport Slacks and Odd Mens Robes and House Boys Clothing and Quality Insurance to Cover Usual and Unusual Manley Manley Gene Glahn   

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