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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1934 NO. 4 TAX BILL IftR, COiRESS TOLD Contents of Compromise Meas- ure Threshed Out by Com- mittee Not Revealed IHTERESfFJflPAH Naval Construction May Be Speeded Up, President Indicates to Leaders SURPLUS IN SIGHT WASHINGTON. April compromise tax bill, stand Ing at an unrovealed point be tween the 12SO.000.OIK) house iintl senate drafts verged on final approval by conferees for the two blanches late today. Onco they agree, the wlinlt scrap will be put up again to tin differing chambers. And once these get together, the measure to tho White House wiier president Is preparing I hen to nsk appropriation nf several Unto th.- amount It will raise. lioth these bills are In th "must" category for tho climaxing sotslon. If congress Is to enact al legislation tin- senate democrat! leadership so classify, remarked Hpt-aker Ualuny. "we'll be In ttos- Hlmi until July." Hailing the Imminence of con- ference agreement on taxes. Sen- ator Harrison (D-Mlss. I. declined to divulge terms of any liouso- Kenato compromises. More direct notice was accord- ed tho latest list of silver pur- chasers and Hellers sent from tin; treasury to the senate. Among those named were Joseph P. Tu- multy, who was secretary to Presi- dent Wilson and A. Atwator Kent, radio manufacturer. The National City bank also was shown greatly Interested In the metal, on both sides of the market. WASHINGTON, April Department of agriculture offl- lalH envisioned today a )00 bushel wheat carry-over Into 1935 and busily scanned export markets for a possible outlet for some nf It. Tho department would like to mid tho carry-over to 000 bushels on July 1, 1935, which would still bo twice the normal figure. Development of an export pol- cy, however, hangs on the out- come of the International wheat conference at Homo, particularly ns It may affect minimum world prices and export subsidies. The wheat carry-over on July 1 this year Is expected to be about bushels to which may bushels sur- TO RETIRE G. 'O. P. National Chairman 111, Facing Figfit Among Party Factions WASHINGTON, April that Everett Sanders Is preparing to step out as republi- can chairman because of 111 health worn denied today on his behalf by J. Bennett Gordon, research di- rector for the national committee. Persons In touch with republi- can affairs circulated the report of a resignation being imminent, and said Sanders iiad called com- mltteemon to an early meeting, probably In Washington. The chairman himself was out of roach, said to be recuperating at his nearby Maryland farm. Saying he spoke as personal Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields (Troni Frhlnj'n nnlljr) While millions of cuulc feet nf gas rushed hourly Into the air at the Shaffer NO. 1 A. J. Har- den well In 30-2-7. workmen en- gaged In an attempt to conquer the uncontrolled flow. Today they were endeavoring to lower the drill stem to the bottom so that they could ce- ment and thereby gain some cnn- rol over the wild gasser. How- ever, at 030 feet the drill stem hubbies to tho surface, whllo many yards from tho well Is a crater growing In size as the gas emerging there hurls dirt and rocks out of Its way. Every precaution 'Is being tak- en to guard against any mishap that might turn a dangerous situ- ation Into (laming tragedy, and few are permitted to approach tho well. Magnolia has resumed drilling at the No. 1 Norrls In 18-2-8 and TWO ARRESTED ON the I Saturday was at feet. Tho be added plus from this year's prospective jn.nri.sonlatlvo for Sanders, Gordon crop of bushels. called accoun Secretary Wallace has suggest- ed that processing taxes on wheat might lio Increased and that the amount ot the tax earmarked to promote exports might be raised from 2 to 4 or even 5 cents. Will Not Endorse Gubernator- ial Candidate, Will Center On Legislature accounts of tho move for resignation "wholly and unquali- fiedly untrue." Expectations wore evident In other party quarters, nevertheless, that Sanders before long would relinquish the chairmanship. WASHINGTON. April 25. Everett Sanders was reported 10 day to be ready to relinquish his M-at at the wheel of the repub- lican machine. This decision by Sanders, form- of the teachers last night swung! away from the plan to endorse a I er secretary to Calvin CooiUI and director of Herbert Houver's unsuccessful campaign for reelec- tion, was attributed by intimate I friends largely to ill henlt'.i. Tho chairman of the republi- can national committee was not stuck and was Impeding M progress of the work until the well was shut down temporarily workmen should be able to get for flue repairs. It moving again. Because of the gas forcing its way to the surface In tremend- ous quantities at and around the well the workmen have not been able to stay long at a time. Few people are permitted to approach the wild gas well and every precaution Is being taken to avoid Injury to any Individ- ual and to prevent tho gas from Igniting and turning tho well Into a flaming torch. Meanwhile progress In drilling was, reported from other wells in tho graben area. Westhelmer-Daube No. 1 Low- man. In 18-2-S. Coal county, to- day was at feet. Deancr- Mciore No. 1 Edwards In 27-2-8, also In Coal county, was at feot. Brsltow No. 1 Craig-Crane In 20-2-7 today was drilling at 3 017 feet. A quarter of a mile to the southwest the Blackstock No. 1 Lawls, In 19-2-7, was dril- ling at feet. HOBAUT. Oklii.. April his Washington hotel ap.irt-i No. 1 Lewis In 19-2- by tho president of today, and was was today nt foot. Oklahoma Education association, i resting In seclusion at his noarbyi rjudco No. 1 Mayer. In 7-3-S a powerful group of the state's j .Maryland farm. j waH reported today to be drilling j Sources close to Sanders said ho has sent telegrams to many republican commltteemen, calling them to an early meeting, iiroli- ably In Washington. Twenty-four expressed a willingness to follow Ills desires. Westhoimer-Daube No. 1 Low- man In 18-2-8. Coal county, was drilling Saturday morning at Deaner-Mooro No. 1 Ed- wards, In 27-2-8, was at feet. H. L. Blackstock No. 1 Lewis 1D-2-7 was at 3.8C5 feet. Uudco No. 1 K. Mayer in 7-3-8 Saturday was down to 715 feet. Moore-Wlrick No. 2 In north- cast ot southwest ot 29-2-7 has rig up and expects to start In two or three days. Ward Mer- rlck has rig up for tho No. 1 Norrls In tho southeast corner of 14-2-n. In tho Bebeo field, Deaner- Moore will drill the No. 1 Gray, In 25-5-5, now making about 2GO barrels of oil a day, still deeper. They are starting No. 3 Gray In northeast of southeast of north- east of 25-5-4. elect favorable candidates for tho legislature. Two candidates for governor _______ land a score of legislative candl- The Dllllnger hunt again spur-ldatos heard teachers and school Acceptance of Sunders' reals-.' stage In activities over the red capltol action on admlnlstra-j oflfcluls from 1-1 southwestern nation would precipitate thejarea. (From MiimlHj'ii tlnllr) Preparations wero being com- pleted today for an effort to choke off tho rush of gas from the Shafer No. 1 A. J. Harden well In 30-2-7 which has been out of control for about a week It was hoped that late today I or tomorrow workmen could be nt fi50 feet. pumping thousands of sacks ._ nnllji of cement and 'mud' Into the Raging on uncontrolled, the A. hole In an effort to block the Harden well In egress of the gas from tho sand from which It Is forcing Its wa) to the surface and wasting In th air at a rate estimated at 100, No. 1 .j0.o.7> Flttg geld, which has bccn on a rarapape for several 'days, holds tho center n' the graben tlon anti-crime bills. House com- mittee approval was voted In make federal offenses the robbery of a national bank and killing or as- saulting of a federal officer. Claims IrUes "lloodivltiUfil" The house mien committee, con- Blderlng a request for Investigat- ion of prices under the oil was told tho committee adminis- tering tho code was "hoodwink- ing" Secretary Ickos. oil ndmlnl- Btrator. No Immediate action was taken, however, on whether to send tho bill to the house. A house agriculture subcom- mittee studying tho Kerr bill for tobacco production control agreed on a favorable report but formal action was delayed pending draft- ing of several "important amend- ments. Congress, watchful with tho world for repercussions from Ja- pan's attitude toward Chinese re- lations, learned President Itooso- velt would ask power to decide when to reonforco tho navy. A treaty-limit navy has been authorized. The money has yet to bo appropriated. Part of It will bn made available. If the president has his way. In tho 000 carry-all supply bill to be on acted In closing weeks of the ses glon. After meeting with newspaper- men. In- called In Secretary Hull for a general discussion of foreign affairs. It was clear the recenl Japanese policy declaration would figure, but not exclusively. Then were no Indications of an Ameri- can statement. Ordinarily, actual naval build- Ing follows appropriations in the natural course. But under tho pro- jected plan, the president would glvo directions when to boglr riveting. The 5-S naval Mrengt! ratio between this country am Japan Is a main factor In forelgi with another conference due In IBS The president has yet to declili bow many if any, of the than 100 new warships author Ized will in- built now. counties declared at a meeting! here that they aro going to elect' "the right legislature and a friend-! ly governor." j T, Tho meeting apparently was only an opportunity for teachers to let off steam and for candidates struggle, long browing In Whllo millions of cubic feet can circles, over the choice of wasted In the air, workmen y their duties In the dan- of factions with-lgerous section where the gas Is the Stolen Lister Scattered Over Farm Recoverec (from Ilnllrl Charges of petit larceny wor filed In justice court of W Hill against George Groves George Burnett and Floyd Sti'ii after recovery of a lister stole from a Mr. Coley at Center las Friday night. The plow was now. having bi-e used only throe days. County ot Jlcurs arrested the three, Sunda and found the lister scatterc over Groves' farm, northwest o Fltzhugh. parts burled In th field, in tho sand ot n creek, n two parts together and the hunt' les and singletrees burned. New handles and singletree were bought and tho lister rt turned to the owner. When nr ralgned before Hill, Groves an Stone- pleaded guilty and boil was set at each for nppun ance for sentence. HiiHsIa Is planning to abolls Us secret police force. Now II OGIT might find a job as ai other New Deal bureau. make typical speeches, but hoot leaders with a sense of radical politics quietly put irongb In the session their real of commlt- ies of five In eacli of tho 1-1 to unite strength behind In the party, unable to agree on j ripping Its way to a leader, had caused a sizable1 and where perhaps tho greatest anti-Sanders bloc to defer until dread Is that of fire, after the fall elections Its Inten- tions to depose him. Republicans In congress, t m-----i UUf IIV---------- feet, so that If the drill stem can be lowered against the pressure The greatest volume of now escaping from tho well gas and believed to a in rminrojn vents nearby Is siring a now _lro. to fill of the effects split In the party of an before open next' 000.000 cubic feet dally. The drill stem has been lower ed to the point desired and th quick-setting cement and mui be will bo forced through It, t spread out Into tho gas sand. Onco tho volume of gas Is re- duced to a small part of what Is now coming from the well com- plete control will be In sight. Sunday found many sightseers driving south on Highway 48 to the proximity of the well, going as close as the cordon of guards flung around the wild gasser would permit and watching with Had Been Jammed in Rumble Seat of Car; Two Abduc- tors Captured FORT WORTH. Tex., April 25. V> A 28-year old telephone on- Ineer owes his freedom today to quick-thinking woman gasoline tatton operator. With her sho rescued ilm from tho hands of three Idnapers and aided In the cap- tire of two of them. Tnu third nember of the kidnap pang ic .mined at largo today. Tho woman, Mrs. G. H. McKeo pulled Charles M. Kella Jr., from he rumblo seat of an uiilomo- illo yesterday after the three men drove the car up to her Illlng station at Wtnfleld, Tex. suld ho had been by the three men the night be- ore in Fort Worth and had been forced to ride with tiir.m all light In his own automobile. When the trio drove up to tho McKee gas station, Kella had )een Jammed Into the rumble seat and the top closed on him. The men ordered gas and when .he woman's husband, G. H. Mc- Kee, had filled tho tank they told him they couldn't pay for U. Mrs. McKeo overhead ths dis- cussion about paying for tho seized her husband's pistol and came to the front of the station. The men offered a shotgun and a spare time In payment, but both were refused. Two of them started down the road with the spare to try to get money at an- other station, leaving the third man In the car. About that tlmo the McKoes heard a tapping from the rumblo seat and when Mrs. McKce open- ed It sho found Kella gasping for breath. "I've been he told her. Tho man who had been left In the car started running down the but McKee, firing as :io ran, quickly caught him. While his wife guarded tho one pris- oner, McKee found another of tho men In a woods about a mile SAtILT April 21.- STE. MAIUE. Mich., Isaac Stovo and her son, aro held In tho county Jail here on charges that they had harbored John Dllllng- er, Indiana desperado and his henchman, John Hamilton, Mrs. Stcr'j'fl brother, at her homo here last Tuesday night. Dllllnger, Hamilton and a wo- man left the city Wednesday morning, officers said. Mrs. Steve and her son vrere placed under arrest by depart- ment of Justice agents, who said that Dllllnger, Hamilton and their woman companion came hero Tuesday In two automobiles. One of these cars was left be- hind and was solved by fedoral officers. The other car. officers said, contained rifles, machine guns and ammunition. r m MIB mm ESCAPES DRAGNET SEFfOFFICEBS Had Taken Possession of Wis- consin Resort Where They Were 'Surrounded TWO KILLEDlOl WOONDEO Gangsters Flee During Night, Three Women Arrested And Questioned ST. PAUL. April shootlng u deputy sheriff, three men believed to bo Dllllnger gangsters escaped a highway am- liUHh In St. Paul park eight miles southeast of St. Paul, shortly be- fan1 noon today. About 20 shots wore flroil. The men wero riding In a Ford coupe- hearing Wisconsin license. No. which In one of the threo Dllllngcr license luiowii to department ot.'.. justice' men. Although the department of Justice announced that No. 92R52, Wisconsin platen, wore attached to a Ford sedan, the car Involved In the local shooting was a Ford coupe with that number. It wan presumed the outlaws 0___......_....._... _.. might have switched the plates In ten live turned toward the far order to deceive tire army oMnw east today aa It cautiously re- Ambassador Presents Request For More Information to Japanese Government LONDON', April British government kept an at- sessions over the is finish-! i shows. Various men have been put ser. In sectional as eventual nominees for ,oolys achors In every county who will tlii- national chairmanship oncontrate on legislative James L. Watson, of In'.l.nna. atos, he said. former republican loader In the'. The organization of suporlnton-! senate, has been heavily backed ents will meet In Norman Satur-lby one group. Henry P. Flotclior with the exhortlon of E. H. of Pennsylvania, former ambas- sador to Italy, likewise lias been mentioned, as have Walter HaHa- iian ot West Virginia and Frank places like the nearby permitted near tho well could see creel: a crater or two some distance (Continued on Page 3. No. 2) from the station. A pqs.-ie-neuroh- ed for the third with no suc- cess. Tho two men held save their names as Homer McCoy, 30, and Joe Burleson, both said by De tectlve Karl Howard to ex- convicts. Asked why they abduct- ed Kella, McCoy told detectives that "It was a sudden and they had no motive. Both admit- ted they were drunk. 4t trained from commitments, await- ing results of Its ambassador's conference with Japanese officials. Sir Francis Llmlley, the Brit- ish envoy, called at tho Tokyo foreign office this afternoon fo? n verbal delivery of the British government's request for further Information concerning Japan's new hands-oil China policy. With a report of the Tokyo meeting eagerly awaited, the house of commons was hopeful of getting further enlightenment on the situation. It appeared, however, that this might not be forthcoming today. Outside ot press reports that Japanese cabinet had officially confirmed tho restated policy to- ward Japan, the British foreign office was without Information concerning, tuu point. Involving the Nipponese warning To oilier powers not to meddle In Chinese affairs. PresH Comment Varies The London Press, still arous- ed over Japan's hands-off China declaration, made the Tokyo man- officials called out to guard all highways and bridges leading from Wisconsin to Minnesota. Tho shooting followed n St. Paul police radio broadcast order- ing all cars to assist Dakota county authorities in the pursuit of n Ford coupe. Some of the shots woro reported to have struck the Dakota county squad car, which was continuing the chase. Whether nnynno had been woundod could not be learn- ed immediately. Later reports said the gunflght started when a deputy sheriff at- tempted to stop a car with a Wis- consin license near St. Paul park. The occupants of the car opened fire without warning, one bullet piercing tho top of the deputy's automobile. The car from which tho shots were fired then turned oast and sped away. MERCER. WIs.. April machine guns and rifles, John Dllllnger and six companions shot their way out of an ambush early today, leaving two dead. A veritable army of- federal and ay Hack, Urlslow, their state prest- ont, to endorse a gubernatorial andldatc. Both Hann and Dowry Booson, county school suporlntond- Knox, publisher of the Chicago Dally News. Knox has definitely nt and vice-president of O. declined to consider the post. A., sounded a warning at Ho-1 rt against the endorsement of nr I andtdato for governor. rllr Mr Tom Anslln. one nf the Ul andidatos for governor who poke, told teachers such an on- orsi'inonl would be dangerous, lie other candidate wan Judge 1C. Mitchell, Clinton. BATON 15O1JGE. La., April 25 Hann made the prediction that Y. Sanders jr., named he Norman meeting of superln- to succeed the lute Hopresenta- endonts will not make an en- nollvar'E. Kemp In congress Inrsement. described today his election as "a body blow to Huey P. Long, AM late returns from yester- day's democratic run-off primary were being counted, Sanders said the election "I? a rebuke to tin: frort of the machine politicians o corrupt" the district. Victory In the primary Is tan amount to election. On tho bash of Incomplete returns, Sanders received IT.fiSC, votes to or Harry D. Wilson. Through- nit the campaign Sanders ac- Wilson ot being backed by Senator Long, but Wilson denied his and asserted his liidepencl- I I'rinii Dull) I n. K. Honnlgan. I'ontotiic coun- y director of federal relief and mploymont activities, today was still uncertain what the program n this county fur May will be. The amount of funds to be al- iotted to Oklahoma has not yet iieen announced, so that county programs are having to wait on later Information before decision as to what can be taken up and the number ot men who can be 'inployod. Hennlgan will announced the Pontotoc county program for May as soon as he receives the infor- mation on resources on which he will base the activities of the MRS. DE CORDOVA DEAD Well Known Pioneer Ijiily of Tlsh- omingo Answers Stimmims T1SHOMINGO. April Mrs. William Francis De Cordova, widow of a Confederate veteran and known for endeavors In the Held of art, poetry and music, died hero today. She was years old. She Is survived by two sons. L. W. De Cordova. Pon- ca City and Sterling De Cordova Tlshomingo; n daughter, Mrs. J. U. Skinner, of Dcnlson. Tex., and a sister. Mrs. F. H. Schcer, Springfield. Mo. Greater returns for the amount Invested Mows Classified Ada Filed Following Death of Buck Elrod From Gunshot Wound Of April 1 5 ll'riim Dnlljl Murder charges were filed day against Oliver following the Gov. W. H. Murray spoke Tues- day night at Iloff to a large and enthusiastic audience in behalf of candidates his administration fa- vors for election In the coming balloting for state office and gavo 11 n analysis of the situation were flloil to-jln the gubernatorial race. "Banty" Priest death at a local hospital early Tuesday morning of T. C. "Buck" Elrod from gun- shot wounds received on the night of April 15. Tho charge.! were filed In Justice court of S. W. Hilt. Conflicting accounts of the In- cident In which Elrod was shot through the right thigh resulted In the action of the county auth- orities to determine If the wound was Inflicted by another person or If Elrod. as some accounts stated, accidentally discharged the shotgun. Elrod was wounded at a small shack west of Ada off Highway 19. Mr. .Murray was to speak this afternoon at Allen and will de- liver an address at Coalgate to- nl-lit. A number of Ada citizens drove to Itoff to hour tho mili- tant governor deliver his address that city. ROBBERS ESCAPE SAND SPP.INGS, April Two young men who robbed tho Sand springs State Bank of be- tween J2.000 mid late yesterday apparently had madu 1 good their escape today. TEXAS BUSINESS MAX ('HUSHED TO DEATH VERNON, Tex., April J. F. Davis, 40, prominent Vorn- >n business man, was crushed to death today In a freight eleva- tor at his service station. His chest was caught between the elevator floor and the floor of the second story of the build- Ing, causing almost Instantaneous death. Workmen struggled for 30 minutes before extricating ills body from the four-inch space where It was Jammed between the elevator floor and tho lecond story floor. Surviving are Ills widow and two .children. MILTON, said the contractor who was erec- ting the new fire station. Ho pro- ceeded to demonstrate the fire slron to one of the councllmon. The siren sounded, and then kopt on sounding. He hud for- gotten how to shut It off. WILL SERVE TERM ______. Smith Decides to limp Appeal In Manslaughter Conviction CHICKASHA, April Dropping his appeal. E. F. Smith, Oklahoma City, has decided to etart serving his term of four years in state's prison for man- slaughter, the charge growing out of the death of Miss Eunice Hopkins, of Duncan, In an auto- mobile accident on highway near Mlddleberg nearly two years ago. Smith had been at liberty un- der supersedeas bond since be- ing convicted here by a district court Jury last November. He- cently he walked Into the Grady county Jail office, surrendered his commitment ami was taken to McAlester by Sheriff Horace Crips. DENISON, Tex., April Sam M. Batson, 40, died In a hospital today of Injuries suf- fered when struck by an automo- bile In the business district here last night. The driver of tho car fulled to stop. Entering the robbers, about back door, years the old. WASHINGTON, April The bureau of agricultural econ- omics reported today that the cash Income of farmers during March was compar- ed with In March, 1933. The March 1934 income was composed of from tho sale ot farm products and from rental and bene- fit payments mode by tho farm administration for acreage reduc- The bureau estimated the total cash Income during tho tlrat three months of 1934 nt 000.000 of which came from benefit payments. In- come for the first quarter of 1333 was Stronge'r markets for dairy anil poultry products were Important contributions to tho Increase, tho bureau said, and Income from cattle sales offset the reduced In- come from hog marketing. Students Of Paleontology On Field Trip Dr. Charles E. Decker brought of students from his Ifesto tho subject today of com- state officers was unable to hold ment expressing variously doubt, the desperado, who escaped from anxiety and hostility. the Crown Point, Ind., Jail with a Tho Telegraph called for aniwooden pistol, purpose I They accidentally shot one rcsl- an Invlta- dent to death. In n later tear gas raid on the gang hideout, they captured three girls, who said tl-oy had been at tho place since lai.t Wednesday. OutliuvH Seize- Cnuip The murderous Indiana outlaw nt Bohemia the wooden by force, mounted a ma- chlno gun on tho roof and declar- ed their Intention of fighting oft Japan should welcome tlon to glvo a clear exposition of her alms as a means of avoiding future misunderstandings, the paper said. "If she Is to claim general sup- ervision over tho relations of China with outside powers, big of cessary The News Chronlclo, under tho caption "Japan's Mailed said: "The only fact to set a the picture of crushing the far east under the Iron heel of Japu- any attempt to take them. They nose militarism Is that the Immc- f ,1.1111} illllJUIln. tltnl; l'lstl made good their throat when 28 I federal agents, aided by shurlffa 011181 i anil deputies, attacked tho place during the night. Tear gas was used but It serv- ed only to drive tho fast flrlng> flourished a pistol and announ- ced "It's a holdup." Cashier R. E. Bassett was forced to place the bank's money .n a small satchel and he and three women. Miss Opal Will- hour, Elsie Gould, bank employes and Miss Lillian llawson, were forced to accompany the robbers. They were released unharmed two miles south of here and the robbers sped away Tho holdup after the bank p. m. a group of stutients irom paleontology class at tho Univer- sity ot Oklahoma to this section With Dr. Decker and John Fltts, local geologist, In charge, tho group made an all-day field crip to the south and southeast of Ada studying found In various formations and observing other of Interest to their SETTLE SPUE dlato result has been to bring, from the building Into the British and American forested country, they fired vlc- startled by the shadow of their. jouaiy as they ran to cover, and common danger, a little closer apparently escaped uninjured, together. Fugitives Heail South "Manchukuo (tho newly-crent-: latest report to tho police ed Japanese protected empire) was that they headed south In two stands as a startling Illustration jcars, but It was thought they of now faithfully Japan kopt thc'iikely would double back on their pledge she gavo under the nine tracks as soon as the pursuit power treaty. easod. Mistaking Eugeno Bolsoneau and his mates for members of the Dllllnger gang caused tho federal agents' trap to fall, they believed. PflllDT linilCri Bolsoneau. John Hoffman, and I 111 I MorrU at tho UUUIII 1IUUUL. resorl iato Sunday night. They entered their car, and ENID. April ,t aroumi on the resort county's court house squabble has! when tho federal posse definitely been settled and: killing Bolsoneau occurred shortly had closed at 4 Mttle Prompter Falls City, Neb. Three-year- old Wilfred Ebol's camera eye forced his daddy Into a stage sit- uation tho script didn't cover. Appearing In a parish play at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran church, the father, Louis Ebel, followed the script closely when he "misplaced" his clgarct case and then asked: "Now where can I have laid my clgaret "It's on the table under those sacks, piped Wilfred proudly from his orchestra scat. features studies. Those who were In the group. In addition to Dr. Decker and Mr. Fltts, were Tom Batla, Leon V. Davis. Hyman Coorman, John B. Flynn, J. E. Wilson, William Hllsewlck, Homer Slemp, O'Hellly Sandoz, Virginia Butcher, Mnurlno Husband. Spring Snow RED OAK! plows are busy In Montgomery county, chugging out defiance to spring breezes and a balmy sun. The reason Is Monday's dust storm, that lashed tho states of Nebraska and Iowa, left tho roads In this county clogged with dust In some places one to threo feet deep In fills. Tho snow plows were called out to clear the roads. building operations are scheduled to start soon on a new- structure. County commissioners a n rt other litigants have agreed build the court house In the north half ot the public square north of tho old location which blocked Broadway, a street four miles In length. The federal building Is located on tho soutll half of the square. A federal grant of has been approved and official pap- ers to that effect have been re- ceived from Washington. Tho county also has cash on hand In Insurance money receiv- ed when the old building was de- stroyed by fire. A two-mill levy, approved by voters last October, will provide the additional funds for the structure. spoon- ors' paradise has been Iiuulvert-l ently destroyed. Recently a candle- power beacon was placed atop a tower at tho Kansas state re- formatory as a precaution against escapes. As a result the shaded lanes thereabouts have become lighted The shots. It was believed, warned Dllllnger, who fled out a rear door. Three of tho gang turned up In a few minutes at Mitchell's resort, a mile down the road. They com- mandered a car and drove away. Another member of the gang, t described as being "too small to be chowed up nt Turn- er's resort, a few hundred yardi from little Bohemia. Confronted by tho federal Agents.' ho killed Baum, wounded Constable Chrlstensen and escap- ed, apparently In tho car the three were using to pursue him. Alvln Turner, a witness, said the man, armed with a machine gun. had demanded a car. Almost Immediately the three federal men drew up outside. "The bandit yelled 'who's Turner said. "Then he ran outside and open- ed fire with the machine gun." Tho department named as tho with Dllllnger: Hamilton, escaped Michi- gan City. Ind., convict. Tom Carroll, St. Paul bank and no longer draw the youiuf robber. Homer Van Meter, with a rec- ord as a kidnaper and Btlckup man. Dllllngor came to tho camp from Sault Ste. Marie, nald J. Eti- (Contlnued on Page 8. No,
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