Ada Weekly News, April 19, 1934

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April 19, 1934

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIV Measure Carnes Sharp “Tooth” In Big Marginal Requirement IMO Bill OPPOSED President Unfavorable to Payment of Deposits in Closed Banks merce a 4.) menu stock WASHINGTON, April iv.-LF* Leaving in a sharp tooth favored by President but opposed by stock exchanges, a committee of house members today voted forward the Fletcher-Kayburn market control bill. Fresh upon renewed White House, advocacy of a bill “with teeth,” it was decided to recommend to the full interstate com-committee t *e inclusion of iter cent marginal require-That is, anyone buying would nave to put up 45 per cent of the value in cash. On the reemployment phase of the administration program, meanwhile, it became known that “federal mortgage associations" will be asked of congress to advance funds for home building and modernization. Representative Smith (D-Wash i gave de-J tails of the plan to newsmen. Conclusions of the national review' board, set up with Clarence Darrow as chief to study effects of NKA codes, were being put into a report for presentation to the president Saturday. It looked as through the document would be critical of the recovery administration s proceeding results but Harrow refused n:ent. With regard to congressional work, the legislators had the benefit today concerning some WEST III RACE FOR LIEUT. GOVERNOR OKLAHOMA CITY, April 18. LB—Charles West, Oklahoma's first attorney general after statehood, today announced his candidacy for the office on a platform calling for annulment of “usurious mortgages on homes." If elected, it will be his third terra. He served two terms after statehood. Although Gov. Murray may not formally endorse West. the two are close friends. Others in the democratic race include O. H. Searcy of Tulsa and Mac Q. Williamson, Pauls Valley. The present attorney general, J. Berry King, is seeking the governorship. West is a colonel in the organized reserves, and a veteran <rf both the Spanish-American and World wars. SHIFFER WEIL ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 19,1934 THIS $10,000 NASTURTIUM HAS ITS ROOTS IN MANY LANDS MILITIA CALLED Blows Wild Late Tuesday Evening and Entirely Uncontrolled Today Believed That of Man Whose Death Gave Early Name To Canyon Springs An Interesting bit of early Pontotoc county history was brought to light Tuesday by county officials fellowing the discovery of tile skeleton of a man who supposedly figured in the naming} of an early-day landmark. The matter was brought to ( light when a portion of the skeleton was found protruding from the ground about 150 feet from Canyon .Springs, in the southeastern part of the county. The finder, believing a ♦murder had committed, called Sheriff Clyde Kaiser. Kaiser, accompanied by Assistant County Attorney Vol Crawford and Dr. I. L. Cummings, of a reiteration i county physician, investigated the legislation Pres- report. and I been com- WAS AI 2,295 EEEI Gas Estimated at 100,000,000 Cubic Feet As It Rushes From Well J. C. Shaffer No. I A. J. Harden in northeast of northwest of southwest of 30-2-7 blew out of control late Tuesday evening, with gas pressure estimated at 100,000,000 cubic feet. The blowing out began about 6 o'clock and two hours later the gas was entirely out of control, emerging around the casing of the well and enlarging the exit from the earth where it was held until released by the drill. Less than half of a mile to the northeast the Crosbie-Moran No. I Dawes Harden well blew out with terrific gas flow less than a week ago, being brought under control a day later. The well was cemented and will he drilled in soon in an effort to bring in an oil producer. The Shaffer well was at 2,295 feet when the gas got out from under control. Deaner-Moore No. I Edwards, in 27-2-8, Coal county, this morning was at 3,855 feet. Anderson-Kerr No. I Darrough in 11-2-7, was shut down at 2,025 feet. Bristow No. I Craig-Crane in 20-2-7 was drilling below 3,700 feet and H. L. Blackstock No. I Lewis, in 19-2-7, was at 3,780 feet. linden No. 1 It. Mayer in 7-3-8 was at 550 feet today. Blanchard No. I Crabtree, in 27-2-0, was at 2,820 feet. Lee Advanced In Office In Grand Council Rioting Citizens Storm First Floor of Courthouse "Seek- % ing Slayer Glum HAIT ATTACK Fred Lockhart Goal of Mob After Admitting Killing Of Girl ident Roosevelt does and doest not want enacted In the usually hectic days of a closing session. Some Measures Wanted The remainder of the skeleton, parts of which had crumbled to dust, was found near the surface. Tile bones indicated that the man Through the medium of theiwag more than slx feet tan an(i press, a definite nut not ali-iwas 0f heavy build. Buttons Inclusive list was supplied in 8UP-1 found with the remains were said plement to the presidential views110 he from a Spanish-American already given iegislatlve leaders; war uniform. MINE STRINE FLARES Speaking ot plants that have speeded up production since a year ago, don’t forget David Burpee’s double hybrid nasturtium that pretty Louise Estes is shown admiring at the International Flower Show in New York. This specimen, worth $10,000, was produced in ll months instead of the usual three years by transporting the growing plant by plane from Philadelphia to Buenos Aires, to Puerto Rico—wherever the sun was shining. SHREVEPORT, La., April 18. —LF)—Troops with fixed bayonets maintained a cordon around the court house jail here today, and, reinforced by police and sheriff’s officers, kept alert guard against possible re-forming of a howling mob that attempted unsuccessfully last night to seize Fred Lockhart, 38, an artificial butterfly salesman, alleged to have con-! fessed slaying and attacking Mae I Griffin, 15-year old girl. Four militia companies mobil- ■ ized by Governor Allen’s order patrolled the General city square over which hundreds of men had surged in an attempt to smash a way to Lockhart’s cell. Within the building every available officer was garrisoned, heavily armed. Four men were arrested at 2 a. rn. as mob leaders after of-i fleers repulsed the attack on the jail. One of the four was clubbed by an officer with a pistol butt. None of the quartet was booked. Two other men arrested besides Lockhart in connection with the slaying of the Griffin girl, E. J, Jackson, 41, and J. A. Conroy, 45, both of Shreveport, are to be released. At the Grand Council Royal and Select Masters convention in Tulsa Tuesday Wilbur P. Lee, of Ada, was elected grand conductor of the council. Other officers included Leslie H. Swan, Oklahoma City, grand master; Everett M. Washington, Holdenville, deputy grand master; Thomas J. Wells, Enid, grand principal conductor of wrork; Bert D. Ashbrook, El Reno, grand treasurer; Ira B. Kirkland, Muskogee, grand recorder; Frank Smith, McAlester, grand captain of the guard; Robert H. Phinney, Muskogee, grand marshall; Richard E. Newhouse, Tulsa, grand steward; Walter M. Rainey, Atoka, grand sentinel, and Fred W. Bourke, Oklahoma City, grand chaplain. The Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons this morning opened a two day session at' the Masonic temple in Tulsa. TIKE CONTRACT Ask Injunction Against Enforcement of Air Mail Cancellation Order DAMAGES AIKO ASKED Postoffice Solicitor Describes Move As “Weak Effort to Evade Law” TROTZKY FLEES TO E Discovered by Accident in Secluded Place Near Paris; Fears For Life stock market regulu-cupital-labor mediation heading of bank “no"; deposit pay- directly. There was no development as to the multiple silver bills, however. The list showed on the “aye" side: Income tax revision compromise. Potent Unit. A new agency. Under The McLeod off bill. Atqong other legislation taken for granted as desired is that for reciprocal tariff bargaining power. Then there an1 the usual routine appropriation bills and an augmented relief-public works fund. The free and unlimited coinage of silver at a fixed ratio with gold is the ultimate objective of the senate silver bloc. Senator King (D-Utah), chairman of the special senate silver committee which will confer with the president on silver legislation Thursday, said today this seal may not be reached immediately but eventually will be achieved. KINCAID, 111., April 18—LB— One man was slain and live others were wounded as Christian county's mine strife, touched off by local elections^ flared anew. When his automobile was fired upon from abmush, last night William Core. member of the An arrowhead was found in the right eye-socket but it was supposed that it was placed on the forehead and, as the body deteriorated, dropped into the skull. The story told by an Indian......... . of that section for: I nited Mine Woikers I nion, was this was the fatally wounded, a bullet passing who was drown- Through his head. Douglas Mc-known as Can- W h inn! e. a companion, w a s Springs some fifty years ago, slightly wounded. The assailants accepted as tile most likely JI led. man, i many grave ed In yon was resident years, that of a man what is now TIGERS DEFEIT EXPECTED 5001    CENTRAL NETMEN Construction and Improvement Loans May Be Made Available For Homes Take Five Out of Six Matches I* rom Invading Broncs Tuesday explanation. From that time until about twenty years ago the place was known as Dead Man s Springs and Dead Man s Canyon. It has since been designated as Springs. Another fracas occurred as members of the United Mine Workers Union paraded downtown streets in celebration of an election victory. Shots, which police said Canyon I came from the vicinity ; headquarters of the rival WASHINGTON, April IS LB — President Roosevelt was expected in congressional quarters today soon to recommend establishment of “federal mortgage associations" to lend the individuals wanting to construct or modernize their homes, Coincident with house approval of the agreement with the senate on federal guarantee of $2,-000.1*00,000 for horn ■ loan bonds, Representative Smith I D-Wash ) of the I told reporters details of the latest progres-1 administration plan for stiinula- ftRRESTEE REID! TR OI IT our sive union, suddenly sounded and lour men dropped. They were Frank Antenedt, elected as trustee, critically hurt, Harry Webb and Henry Jones, all United Mine Workers, and Sam Ronchett'i, Progressive loitering - j nearby. While offenders of the public! Fred Ramazinni, Progressive, peace have been inactive generally was arrested on a warrant charg-this week one charged with being ing assault with intent to commit drunk in ’ a public place was a1- murder and a similar ^arrant was most dormant this morning. the oe- iii- ting employment through market for building materials. The senate lias yet to act fore the home loan bond guar tee goes to the White House. As reported by Smith, the new I plan would allow construction loans up to SO per cent of the lvalue of the mortgaged property and run for 2n years at 5 per cent. Home modernization loans McLeod Rill I a^t \si«le WASHINGTON. April IS. LB President Roosevelt definite!} cast amitie todaj the McLeod bill for payment of depositors in closed banks In shaping up tile administration's porgram for an early conclusion of congress. The president is understood to regard it as impossible to do justice iii any attempt to pay off depositors in closed banks such as I proposed in the McLeod bill. He has. however, directed the officers of the Reconstruction I corporation and the treasury to I seek a more liberal policy in I making loans on asset* in closed I banks. He feels this is the only sound and just solution of the problem- It was pointed out at the White House that in the case of two banks which closed at th* same time in the same town one might Ii ave been in a position to pay off its depositors at OO cents on the dollar and close its books while the other, because of its assets has still made no payment. The of the xvouTd money although than the When Chief of Police Joe Neal was rousting out the “guests in the city jail for arraignment before Mayor Chatnbless, the only response he was able to get from the “boarder’* mentioned was when he raised himself on his elbow and drawled, “I guess ITI just lay it out. " J. IL Drennon was being held pending filing of charges in connection with the attempted burglary of a locked car parked on Main street Tuesday night. A window was broken from the car in an attempt to gain entrance. Condition Of Polly Wallace I issued for Paul Purett.    would bear the same interest, be *      I    limited    *o a $200 minimum anil AGED EDUCATOR OF    $2.**00 maximum, for repayment ARKANSAS IS DEAD lover IO vears on monthly or CLARKSVILLE, Ark., April 18. quarterly bases. I —(.p»—The Rev, G. D. Crawford, The plan embraces a “federal 82, former president of the Col- mutual mortgage insurance cortege of the Ozarks here, died at poratlon" to insure mortgages Dis home today after a long ill- jcovering the property on which ness. Dr. Crawford had held past- loans would be made by the federates in Missouri, Texas and Ar- eral associations. kansas.    I    The    latter    would have $5,000.- He is survived by the widow, OOO federal capital each, with one daughter, Mrs. W. IL Cun- power to issue bonds up to 15 Hingham of Colorado Springs; times the capital, all bonds to be East Central college tennis players swept Central's netmen into a crushing defeat here Tuesday afternoon, winning five matches to one in what is said to be tin* first team victory of the Tigers over the Broncs in the competition between the two schools. The only match won by the in railers was that in which Hat field, East Central, lost to Kil Ii an t;-0,    6-4. Hatfield teamed with McDaniel to defeat Castleberry and Killian of Central in doubles, however, 6-4, 6-2. Results or the matches: Hatfield, East Central, lost to Killian 6-0, 6-4. McDaniel, East Central, defeated Castle ber y 6-1, 7-5. Fisher, East Central, defeated Wahl 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. Woods, East Central, defeated Morgan, 6-1, 6-0. Hatfield and McDaniel, East Central, defeated Castleberry and Killian 6-4, 6-2. Fisher and Woods, East Cen-Wahl and Morgan tral, defeated 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. The Tigers Rangers here play Northwestern Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. two sons, Dr. Jarrell, Texas, ford of New stepson, Elton C. H. Crawford of and Mitchell Craw-Orleans; and one Crawford. Funer al plans are incomplete. covered by the insurance corporation. The home loan bank board would charter the associations. The representative also said (Continued on Page (», No. ti) lirackett Bound Over ; SAPULPA, April 18.—UP)— Ira Brackett, Mannford, Okla., farmer at whose home Glenn Wright, confessed armed robber, and several other fugitives were captured in March, was bound over for district court trial on a ! charge of harboring criminals after preliminary hearing here today. SHREVEPORT. La., April 18— LB—Soldiers of Louisiana guarded a confessed girl-slayer today from any attempted renewal of the mob violence that swirled for hours last night around — and even inside— Caddo parish’s million dollar court house. The mob, growing in numbers during the night until near midnight it numbered nearly 3,000, was after Fred Lockhart, 38-year old salesman of artificial butterflies. Earlier in the night he had confessed to Sheriff T. R. Hughes that it was he wo attacked and killed 16-year old Mae Gif fin. Stragglers from the mob milled about the jail early this morning, and there were reports that many men from outside the Parish on their way to join them. Officers were confident, however, that any further attack could be stopped by the two companies of national guardsmen, hurriedly called to duty by Gov. O. K. Allen when the advanve of the mob threatened to overpower the sheriffs resistance. Sheriff Hughes said that Lockhart confessed to luring the girl form the home of her widowed mother, and slaying her. Small crowds and groups of men about the jail, enraged by the murder of the girl, became unmanageable after the confession was made. Invade Courthouse The crowd grew by hundreds into ail excited throng estimated to number nearly 3,000. Mobsmen, cursing and shouting, took possession of the basement and first floor of the combination courthouse-jail, t Ii r e w bricks, swung clubs and cut fire hose until national guard from Shreveport began assembling after midnight. Lockhart was in the jail on the seventh floor. By 2 o’clock the rioters inside the building had been driven to the howling mob began breaking up. Under orders from Goevrnor Allen, Col. Hollingsworth Barrett, commanding Company I, 156th infantry of Shreveport, took command of the situation, releasing the tension that had existed in the siege laid against some three score parish officers, city police and special deputies wiio commanded the stairway leading to the second floor with machine guns, pistols and tear bombs. BARBIZON, France, April 16— LD—-Leon Trotzky, fearing an attack on his life by wrhite Russians, fled today from his newly uncovered hiding place in Barbizon. Neighbors said the communist leader, an exile from Soviet Russia. and his wife left the secluded villa here where they had been in hiding for three months shortly after daybreak in a black automobile. Their destination was not revealed. Trotzky, toiling behind heavy locks and barbed wire with two guns in easy reach and police dogs menacing passerby, was revealed today as the sponsor of a “fourth international” whose guid-principle is permanent revolution. The exiled Russian revolutionist was discovered yesterday when gendarmes, expecting to find spies, counterfeiters, Stavisky gangsters or gun smugglers, raided his villa on the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau. Trotzky said he hid himself behind the high wire fence with its two locked gates because of renewed threats on his life. He suspects white Russians. As a result of the threats, Trotzky was granted secret permission by France to come here four months ago, un-wereiKnown to local authorities. Here in the secluded villa, Trot-zky’s spectacular defense against detection attracted so much comment that the place finally was raided. The raiders found a little old man with beady eyes, seated nervously at his desk in an upstairs room, stroking his pistols lay within hand. He shifted forced a smile. “I am Monsieur man said. “No," flashed the magistrate who headed the searching party, recognizing his Immediately, “— you are Trotzky!’’ The former head of the red army of Russia admitted his identity. He told the authorities lit1 was preparing a new' party along communistic lines. He called it the “fourth international.” Holds to World Revolution In his recent “History of the Russian Revolution.” Trotzky revealed that he clung to the idea WASHINGTON, April IS—LB— Karl A. Crowley, solicitor of the postoffice department today characterized airmail suits against Postmaster General Farley as “a weak effort to evade the law which says that the United States government cannot be sued without its consent. Four aviation companies, whose airmail contracts were cancelled, today asked the District of Columbia supreme court to enjoin James A. Farley from enforcing the cancellation order and to award them damages. The exact amount of the damages sought was not specified. Attorneys said the companies had not yet been able to calculate their losses. The companies were Boeing Air Transport, Inc.; National Air Transport, Inc.; Pacific Air Transport and Varney Airlines. The court gave Farley 20 days to show cause why the injunction should not be granted. Mark L. Requa, republican national committeeman, fro m California, meanwhile, categorically denied having volunteered to call former Postmaster General Brown “on the carpet” in 1931 in the interest of an aviation company controlled by E. L. Cord. Requa w’as said to have done that in a letter Chairman Black (D-Ala) read yesterday to the committee. “I never at any time had any conversation with Mr. Hoover, or any other official other than Postmaster General Brown,” Requa said regarding his alleged assistance to the Century Air Lines, a California company controlled by Cord. Requa said his sole activity in connection with the air company consisted of introducing Lyndal Young, one of its officers, to Brown. “I did it out of friendship and a desire to help California people," he told the committee. Requa also denied statements attributed to him to the effect that as a close friend of President Hoover and as a national committeeman he would be able to exercise influence in the interest of the line. goatee.. Two inches of his uneasily. He Sodroff,” the i Depart nient Plans Unchanged WASHINGTON, April 18— LB — Private air companies tossed an injunction monkey-wrench into the government’s airmail machinery today. The postoffice department replied that it would go right ahead with its plans to return the mails to private lines. Postal officials were taken by surprise wTien four aviation companies, all subsidies of United Aircraft and Transport, Inc., announced the beginning today of injunctions against Postmaster General Farley. The proceedings in the District of Columbia supreme court by Hie Boeing Air Transport, Inc., National Air Transport, Inc., Pacific Air Transport, and Varney Airlines, will he directed against of improving Now Roacj Boosters Come in Great Crowds to Tell Highway Commission of Importance of Highway 48 latter bank, under terms McLeod (R-Mich) bill, pay off with government at IOO cents on a dollar. it was in poorer shape bank which paid off at the 60 cents on the dollar and whose depositors would not benefit from toe proposed legislation. Another thing Mr. Roosevelt is Encouraging news has been received here of the condition of P. A. “Folly” Wallace, East Central football coach and director of athletics, who is in an Oklahoma City hospital for treatment of a spinal condition which caused par-j aly sis of his lower limbs. Following an operation last week, little change was noted at first, but Monday he was able to move the toes of one foot and Tuesday was able to slightly move one leg. General improvement in his condition has been noted, although the cause of the involvement of the lower portion of the spine has not yet been determined. that a world revolution is neces- the postmaster general as an in-sary before communism can be a [dividual. success in any single country—| Harlee Branch, second assistant even in Russia.    postmaster    general in chargee It was reported that his follow-{airmail, said: ers met recently for the purpose j “From what of forming the “fourth international,” but that the delegates were few, failed to agree and broke up the conference without any definite decision as to organization moves. After the first strained tension of th*1 raid, Trotzky became more at ease. He said brightly: ' “I ani an old conspirator. I ani now* preparing for the fourth international.” He told then of having come to France from Corsica last July, stopping at Rovat in the wanderings which have led him and his wife over Europe and Turkey since his fall from power in Moscow in 1927. concerned about the government making up losse Just because tried to keep is how* far back should go in 5 in closed banks, the government banks open the White House feels there is no moral obligation on its part to pay off depositors in those insti-Iut iou n which clo- cd. WINFIELD. Kans., April 18 — <.P!—Committal services for John Fields, Wichita banker and former Winfield resident, will be held at the Winfield Mausoleum Thursday at 4 p. rn. Funeral services will bf* in Wichita. Mr, Fields, a former president of the Federal Land bank at Wichita, was twice a republican candidate for governor of Oklahoma, ******* ******* “It was the best    good roads j to serve    the crowd.    But    they meeting I have ever    seen,” “the; were all    served, and the business bist meeting the association has of the meeting got under w'ay. had,” “are the people    for 48?”—-j Three    members of    tile    state These and many other    expressions, highway    commission    were    pres- of the same kind were heard ent, Commissioner Orton being here last evening as the curtain went down on the annual meet-! ing of Highway 48 Association. By 2 o'clock in the afternoon some of the boosters from the far northern part of the state were dropping in. By 5 o’clock the hotel lobby was beginning to I fill. By 6 o'clock more than 150 out of town boosters had arrived. By 7 o’clock between 250 and 300 out of town people were here. As only about a hundred had notified tile Ada Chamber of Com- unable to get here. Ed McDonald. L. B. Selman and IL N. Arnold listened to the pleas of residents along the line for improvement on the highway and gave the claims the utmost consideration. Charles L. Wilson, chief engineer of the department, was present for the occasion. Border To Border Delegates from Red River to the Kansas line were here. Osage county sent delegation after delegation, even several from Fairfax, 30 miles west of 4 8. coming dow n merce that they w’ould be here, it for completion of the great artery took superhuman efforts on the of commerce. Madill sent enough part of Mike Mitchell and his1 boosters to make a big cham-forco of the Aldridge Coffee Shop ber of commerce. Tishomingo ******* sent her best workers. Seminole, as usual, was present with a half hundred boosters and a band of 2 5 boys and girls. The band was under the able direction of Doc Fentem, an Ada trained bandmaster. Konawa, Prague, Stroud, Pawhuska, Hominy and other places came in to say a good word for the highway. 'judge J. F. McKeel, president of the association, presided. New officers elected #are Dr. W. E. Grisso, Seminole, president; Geo. Treadway, Hominy, vice president; E. IL Ew'ing. Madill, vice president; and W. D. Little, Ada, secretary. Tile election of officers was unanimous. The great band of road enthusiasts thrilled to the violin playing of Miss Helen Josephine Collins, violin instructor of the college, with Miss Muriel Kitten at the piano* This was followed by we can learn, there is nothing in these suits to deter us from receiving the (new) bids and awarding contracts.” William Donovan, counsel for the lines, charged in a resume of his contentions that Farley “arbitrarily and in a manner contrary to law cancelled the contacts of these companies without givin** them any notice or opportunity to present the true facts.” He said they would seek “damages,” Uat did not name any amojunt. STUART BANK HELD ******* a sing-song led by Dr. W. F. Dean. Many popular songs, including even “My Adeline,” were used, the entire crowd joining in the singsong. The address of welcome w’as delivered by A. M. Kerr, president of the Ada Chamber of Commerce, who told the visitors that Ada always holds out a friendly hand to all her neighboring towns .and that no jealousy exists between the towns on 48. Stunts Enjoyed Each town was called on for a stunt, and the stunts followed in rapid order. These included such things as harmonica playing, humorous stories ami readings. Some of the towns simply expressed their enthusiasm for the highway. Senator Allen G. Nichols humorously explained Dr. Grisso and (Continued on Page 5, No. 3 ) Elrod Says He Shot Self, So Priest Is Freed The statement o-f Buck Elrod that he had accidentally shot himself, corroborated by testimony of other witnesses, resulted in the release Tuesday of Balita Priest, arrested in connect:'on with the shooting, which occ ired west of Ada on Highway 19 last Sunday night. Elrod was reported slightly improved this morning and is expected to recover. He was seriously wounded in the right thigh by a shotgun discharge. Charges of drunkenness were filed against Priest in the court of Justice Sherwood Hill yesterday. The defendant pleaded not guilty and was released on $50 bond with hearing set for May 17. on hurt admon-you if STUART, la., April* 16.—LF'— The First National, Stuart’s only bank, was robbed of an estimated $2,000 by two young men, with a woman companion, today. The two men, carrying revolver*, entered the bank about 9:10. They were extremely nervous, Miss Lucille Lyddon, bank employe, said. “Don't mind us,’ ished. “We wont you’re quiet.” They threatened cashier, H. C. Cronkhitt, when informed the time lock on the vault was set, Miss Lyddon said. He convinced them, however, that the vault could not bo opened. The two men scooped up available cash on the counters and fled in a black (Pontiac) sedan with a silver body stripe. It bore an Iowa license. (fie assistant ;

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