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   Huron Evening Huronite (Newspaper) - April 28, 1928, Huron, South Dakota                               EVENING HURONITE "THE NEWSPAPER FOR CPTTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA" VOLUME XLH frO. HURON. SOUTH APRIL 28, 1928 SINGLE COPY 5c FARM MEUP27P 3ft Rural Pupils Place Articles On Display Here m BEE AND MEETING TODAY'S PROGRAM Winners to Represent Schools at State Fair in September; Ex- hibits Made Without Manual Training. Fifteen hundred articles made by Beadle county rural school children were on display today in the farmers' advisory room at the county court house. The exhibits were under the direct supervision of Mrs. Nellie Brusso, county superintendent, assisted by Mrs. Catherine Bischoff, Charlotte Sprung and Ethel Glazier. Fifth. Sixth, Seventh and Eighth grade pupils from the county's 125 rural schools were in Huron today, either with their exhibits or to at- tend the county-wide spelling contest at the .Huron High school. The cor- responding grades in the city schools were participants in the spelling con- test, the first and second winners of which will represent Beadle county at the State Fair in September. Teachers 3reet Beadle county's 125 rural teachers were meeting this afternoon at the High school. Tho children's exhibit at the court house will remain .open until 5 o'clock this afternoon. One of the interesting things about the exhibits, aside from their variety and workmanship, it was pointed out by Mrs. TSrusso, is that all of them were made without the benefit of man- ual training. The exhibits are divided into eleven classes. These include wood work, basketry, enamelac, sewing, health posters, water color, work, pen and ink work, pencil drawing and map draw- ing, the latter including products ami relief maps. Bird houses seemed to lead in live v-ood work class, although furniture articles play an important part. The bird houses, which show exceptional thought and execution, range from modest bungalows to the more pre- tentious type. Some of the articles of furniture are so well made that Huron furniture stores have asked to be allowed to display them. In the sewing class will be found articles of almost every kind, includ- ing handiwork towels, doll dresses, aprons and dresses that real children can wear. Lamps on IHsplay Lamps and lampshades are othev articles made by the pupils on dis- play. The same care was observed In the basketry class as was seen in the other classes. Some of the min- iature wagons show remarkable care as to details, ami the miniature air- planes, of which there are a number, evince great attention to detail. There is the "Spirit of Cavour" and the "Spirit of Huron and the "Spirit" of every town where there lives a boy who decided to submit a flying ma- chine model. No prizes were to be awarded at tho exhibit, although the best articles will be selected for display in the school exhibit at the State Fair. HOUSE ADJOURNS W A S H IX G T OX, April 2 h e house after a 3.0 minutes session held to transact only urgent business, ad- journed today as a further mark of respect to Martin B. Madden of Illi- nois. Without .debate, a resolution was adopted appointing a committee to take charr-xe of funeral arrangements for the Into house appropriations com- mittee chairman ceremon- ies to be held in the house .tomorrow Avhen Mr. Maddou's body will lie in state in front of the speaker's ros- trum. Tho resolution provided that an invitation to these ceremonies ne extended to President Coolidge, who, it is understood, already has express- ed a desire to attend, la. addition, it ordered invitations sent, to vice president Dawes, the sen- ate, justices of the supreme court, the foriesn diplomatic corps in Washing- ton, tho chief of the army general staff and the chief of naval operations. Mr. Dawes already has advised lea- ders that he attend and will be one of the two speakers. The other speaker will be Joseph W. Byrus of Tennessee, ranking democrat en the appropriations committee and a close friends of'the late chairman. BOSTON Formal charges de- signed to procure censure, suspen- sion or expulsion of Mrs. Helen Tufts Bailie from D. A. R. because of her activity in opposition to organiza- tion's "black been filed with national board of management of the organization. Mrs. Harry G. Barx Fatally In- jured When Struck by Auto- mobile; Attended Junior-Sen- ior Celebration. MELLETTE, S. D., April Harry G. Barz was fatal- ly injured at last night when struck by a big sedan driven by Wal- ter Geiser. The accident occurred in front of the Barx home which is two miles cast of Mellette. Mrs. Barx, in company with Miss Veda Grandpre, had just attended the Junior-Senior banquet of Mellette high school, assisting her daughter, who as a junior was a host. Also at the banquet was Harry Barz, a junior, son of the woman killed. Strnck C'rossiiif? Koad Miss Grandpre had taken Mrs. Barz home, stopping her car on the highway on the right side of the Barz home. Mrs. Barz went around tho car and was crossing the road to tbo bouse when struck by the Geiser car. According .to Geiser, he did not see Mrs. Barz until within 20 feet of her. He turned the sedan to the left in an attempt to avoid the accident but struck Mrs. Barz breaking her leg, seriously injuring her hip and possi- bly inflicting internal injuries. Dies In Hospital Geiser stopped his car in the ditch and helped sret Mrs. Barz into the home. The woman -was'taken to an Aberdeen hospital on tho advice of Dr. Heimy of Mellette. She .died there about a. m. today. Louis Geiser. was accompanying Walter in the sedan at the time of the accident. "'The-Barz-family came to the home near Mellette from Frankfort three years ago. v Harry G. Barz, sr., the husband; and five children survive. Funeral'arrangements were not complete today. Weather Outlook For Coining Week Region of the Great Lakes: Brief periods of precipitation; temperature rising generally first part of week to considerably abovo normal, and most- ly above normal until close of week. Upper Mississippi and Lower Mis- souri Valleys and northern and cen- tral Great plains: Mostly fair weather throughout week, but brief periods of precipitation in northern portions; temperature mostly normal until near close of week. IN PENITENTIARY SIOUX FALLS, April Flatliers, 23, Irofjuois, mis received at the state 'peniten- (iary here last night and (begun serving a Hie sentence for first degree innrder In connection with the shooting- at Iroquois of Earl Frsihm last "Thanksgiving morn- ing. DE SMET, S. D., April Plathers, 23-year-old Jroquois youth.. who was sentenced to life imprison- ment in the state penitentiary, was taken to Sioux Falls last night by Kingsbury County Sheriff H. Kruse. Following the verdict of guilty Thursday night, 'Flathers, who was convicted of first degree murder in connection with the death of Earl Frahm, shot on last Thanksgiving day at Iroquois, was placed under heavy guard. His pocketknife was taken from him to prevent his doing himself bodily harm, Flathers shot himself at Iroquois after Frahm and Miss Doris Jlounds, the youth's former sweetheart, were wounded. Flathers had been out un- der bonds pending the triaL High Winds Over Large Area Have Effect on Market MINNEAPOLIS, April Bullish crop news from the south- west, with high winds over a large part of the area, gave wheat another strong advance today. Trade explain- ed on the upturn and prices jumped cents above yesterday's close. Oats advanced to the old high on tho crop and reacted. Barley futures were slow and firm. May rye advanc- ed H4 cents with wheat, and July was stronger, bulging cents. Flax- seed futures continued strong ou cab- les and grain strength. Cash wheat was steady, to firm. Of- ferings were much smaller than in- dicated by mand was fair." Winter wheat was scarce and steady to Firm. Durum of- ferings "were scant and demand was fair. Corn'offerings were light and met a fair demand. Oats" were in good- demand arid ruled steady to firm. Rye was steady. Barley offerings were moderate and demand was fair. Prices, were steady and ranged at SS 98 cents. Plaxseed was in small supply with demand good. Smith to Enter W. Va.Primary Race CHARLESTON, W. VA., April W. Osenton, democratic na- tional committee man for West Vir- ginia announced today that Cov, Smith of New York has decided to en- ter the race as a democratic candi- date for president in the West Virgin- ia, primary against Senator James A, Reed of Missouri. Mr. Osenton is a leading support- er of the Smith boom in West Virgin- ia. TO OPEN MONDAY Faces Murder Charge in Connec- tion wi th Death of Arthur Noe, Miller MILLER, S. D., April Aha E. Taylor will preside at the Singleton murder trial which opens In circuit court here Monday, Jt was announced here today by Judge Freak R. Fisher on his return from De- Sraet where he presided at the Flathers trial. Charles M. Carroll and John Pnsey will defend T. A. Single- ton who Is charged with the der of Arthur Noe. States Attor- ney Grant Fairish and Harlan J. Bushfield will handle the prose- cation. About 50 witnesses hare been snbpoenaed for the trial. About 80 .these have been called by the defense, It Is understood. MILLER, S. D., April with the murder of -Arthur Noe, Novembsr 28, last year, 30 miles southeast of here, in Bates township, (Continued on page 11) KOSCOK JRAKRED council by a vote -of 24 to 2, demanded of local theater that it cancel personal ap-' pearance of Roscoe "Fatty" Ar- buckle, scheduled for next week, or lose its license. Theater .agreed and substitute act will be put on. WEATHER For Huron and Tlclnltys Unsettled tonteht and Sunday. Warmer tonight. Sooth Dakota: Generally fair to- night and Snnday; warmer portion Senn to Appoint Two New Agents SIOUX FALLS, April Two appointments to fill vacancies in the force of federal agents in this state are expected iof be shortly, ac- cording'to "B. deputy federal prohibition administrator in charge Soutli Dakota, forces, who is here today. Mr. Senn pointed out that tha addition of two men to his staff will bring the total .how- in this, field up to ten men, tho same as it was formerly. One of these appointments was necessitated by the recent accidental death Agent Oscar Hanson, AVatertown, and it is expected that his successor will be stationed there. "It is probable that the other new man will be stationed at' some point west of the Missouri Mr. Seim said. Philadelphia Hit By Heavy Snow Storm PHILADELPHIA, April State highway snow plows, which had been put away for the winter, were out in force 'today, clearing roads blocked by a heavy April snow storm. -In .some places the snow was 14 inches' deep. Pi iveil by a Iiiglr wlmVthe winter f.nrcback piled i p huge drift', re- tarding highway and railroad tralfic and interfering with wire communi- cation. In-many'.parts of the state, fruit trees are in bloom and early vegetables are peeping through the earth. Western and central Pennsylvania appeared to have been hardest hit by the storm, which started early last night and continued for several hours. In most places the snow had turned to rain today, aiding the high- way forces materially in opening the roads. MARK PASTOR'S SIXTEENTH YEAR Presbyterian Church Services Tomorrow Night Honor Rev. Ketelle NAMED Word has been received here that members of the manufacturing bureau of the Chamber of Commerce of Sioux City elected C. H, Myers chairman Mr. Myers is general manager of-the Kari Keen Manufacturing .company in Sioux City. He is the son-in-law of Mr. aad Mrs. Hubert Sprague of Hu- ron and a former resident of the city. MARRIED former film actress, and Christian R. Holmes of Monte- citnu Cat. millionaire, were married. Members of the First Presbyterian church will dedicate their services-in the Huron college chapel tomorrow evening to the Rev. Hubert Ketelle, who has just completed his sixteenth year as pastor of the Huron church. Talks will be made by Dr. Royal Clyde Agne, Dr. H. P. Carson, Mrs. H. A. Hill, George W. Wright and Dr. W. R. Harshaw, of Minneapolis. The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Ketelle, who is recuperating at Hisega, In the Black Hills, appears in the church's weekly bulletin and is dated April 22: "Next Sunday -closes the sixteenth year of our ministry in Huron. It has not been an easy one, but one I have loved. Through these years neither Mrs. Ketelle nor I have spared our- selves for the church. The ministry today in such a church as ours is not an easy task. But we enjoy hard tasks and our relationship with our people has been most delightful. "We want to express our apprecia- tion to all of our officers and people' for the interest arid sympathy they have shown. It has strengthened and encouraged us through these weeks. There sare few churches that would carry on in such fine spirit and so successfully as this oneThms done. We pray and trust that your zeal -will con- tinue through th e coming w eeks a 1 so. "In a few days Mrs. Ketelle r.nd I go to the Black Hills, she remaining about ten days. I am do- the doctor's advice and in the hopes of getting away from the things and scenes that my mind thrashing away at them. "You will want to know just how I am getting along. I believe I am im- proving and if the race between the tortoise arid the hare is always won by the former, I'll surely win the race. Looking back over the progress of a few idays makes one discouraged, but when I look back two or three weeks I can see progress. I am not able to prophesy how long this nervous ex- haustion will take in rebuilding. I am hoping that sunshine and moder- ate exercise and freedom from worry Wil speed it up. -'-'I-want you to'know that I have al- ways looked to the mountains and my vacation with joy in other years. As I now go', il is with sorrow and reluc- tance. My. work lies here, the work i love. I want to be at it but I can't and it makes me grieve. My heart is here and'I'd, sooner-stay right here. But on tho whole I think it is best not. I-would just get into these problems too soon-again and perhaps delay my complete recovery." New regulations permit the, riding ot asses and mules us well as, horses aloiig exclusive Rotten Row in Hyde Park, London. Trustee Sells Old Milling Plant Site Saie of the old -'Huron Milling company property .at Beach avenue and Second street, along the tracks of the Chicago North Western railroad, to E. A. Pngsley was announced today by John Longstaff, trustee in bank- ruptcy. The sale by the trustee will now have to be confirmed by the referee in bankruptcy at Sioux Falls, 'it was announced. The hearing before the referee has "been eet for May 15. The old milling company oper- ated .successfully in Huron for many years prior to the World war. The property, which at one time was appraised at more than brought at the bankrupt Fruit-Growing Section Forty-Eight Hour Period of Wind Storms, Snow and Min- or Floods Spread into South- land; Fear Frost. ATLANTA, GA., April apprehensive south took advantage clearing weather today to survey Uis havoc wrought over a forty-eight hour period by wind storms, snow and minor floods that, falling just short disaster, left-unseasonable low tem- peratures in their wake. Frost was feared in the fruit belts of North Carolina and Georgia, an eventuality that might involve mil- lions of dollars damage, and, at many points in the affected area, bottom land crops were menaced by high wa- ter. Snow fell in the mountains of east- ern Kentucky and North Carolina yes- terday and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, ordinarily dressed in appJe blossoms at this time of the year, was buried under twelve inches of snow with drifts reaching six feet in the highways. Florida Hit Wind storms from the gulf.struck Florida north of Tampa and traversed the state in lesa than two hours, em- erging on the east coast near Dayto- na Beach. It was more than twelve hours, however, before the 150 mile area was again in communication with the world and it had been learned that four persons had been killed, two boys and a man, by live wires, and a negro by the collapse of his home. At Jackson, Miss., two were and property damage caused by high winds. Forty families were left homeless when a wind-lashed blaze swept tho village of Adamsville, Ala., 12 miles from Birmingham. One tnau was kill- ed by a live wire at Florence, Ala., and most of the highways in the southern part of the state were still impassable because of floods earlier in the week. Floods llad The most serious flood situation re- mained in Georgia with the popula- tion of West Bainbridge prepared to flee as Flint River rose to unprece- dented heights. In Arkansas main levees on the White River threatened to collapse, menacing a wide area of newly planted crops. At Caryvillu, Florida, the 600 residents of the flood-swept town were preparing to return to their homes despite warn- ings that the menace had not entirely passed. Clear weather and rising tempera- tures were forecast for the entire south over the week end. MARCH THIS YEAR SHOWS GROWTH Great Increases in Marketing oI Small '..Grains Given -Credit for Boost in Ninth Federal Re- serve District. Services Monday for F. W. Molden Funeral services for Fred W, Molden, who died at his home on the corner of Cu-ster and Wyoming ave- nue, Thursday night, will he held at 10 o'clock Monday morning in Kin- yon's chapel. The Rev. R. A. Cowl- ing will be in charge of the services and burial will be made in Riverside cemetery. Mr, Molden was 94 years old at the time of his death and no living relatives are known. S. D. E, A. PLANS MITCHELL, April Al- though the 1928 convention of the South Dakota Educational Associa- tion is six months away, details of the program are already being arranged, according to L. M. Fort of this city, president. Several of the principal speakers have been secured for the educational gathering to be held Nov. 26-28. Sbm of those engaged are outstand- ing in the educational circles of the country. Professor L. Thomas Hop- kins, University of Colorado, expert in curriculum, will be one of the principal speakers. He was chief ad- viser in the revision of the Denver school curriculum and also assisted with revisions at St. Louis, Mo., and Long Beach, Calif. Cameron Beck, personnel director of the New York Stock Exchange; Professor Rollo L. Lyman of the Eng- lish department of the University of Chicago, and Dr. Rajr Latham, newly elected president of Iowa State Teach- ers college, are others engaged for the convention. PENN RECORD POLISH FLIERS IN TEST FLIGHT LE BOUROZT, April Polish air men Major Louis Idzikow- ski and Major Casimir Kubala, who oft' early this- morning for an unknown destination, Janded at Ab- beville at two o'clock this afternoon because of a break in the radiator of their machine. The airmen, -with trans-Atlantic am- bitions, hopped off from this air field at a, m. today on a mysterious flight. Major Idzikowski and Major Kubala had announced that they would make an all day test flight over the sea coast of the biplane in which they hope to fly to New York by way of the Azores. Some persons, however, thought that today's hopoff might be the actu- al start for America, since the plane was. and carried food enough for such a venture. MINNEAPOLIS, April estimated 27 per cent increase in farm income from important products dur- ing March this year as compared with March, 1927, in the ninth federal re- ssrve district, was reported by the Federal Reserve bank of Minneapolis today. Groat Increases in the marketing of small grains was given as the cause o this increase. The income from was reported smaller than durlnj March a year ago, and dairy inconu for February, the last month for which figures available, was likewise smaller than during the same mouth last year. Indications are that there wi" be a larger income from wool this year, the report said, adding that farm price of wool in South and Montana was five cents a poum higher during January and "February than in the corresponding months, last year. The March volume of business larger than last year, the report sU out, owing to a larger vol- ume of grin marketing. Debits tc individual accounts were 13 per cent larger than in March, 1927, and 6 per cent larger than the usual March vol- ume based on the experience of tha last four years." Pointing out that the low point in country bank borrowing from the Federal Reserve bank of Minneapolis was reached March 28, when these banks were borrowing the report added: "South Dakota borrowings exhibit a composite condition, for in Soutli Da- kota part of the state can properly classed as mixed farming territory. Another part is properly in the cask crop area, and another part is devoted to grazing. Consequently, seasonal changes in borrowingg by South Da- kota banks closely parallel the sea- sonal changes in borrowing by all country banks in this district. BREMEN FLIERS HONOR BENNETT FRANKLIN FIELD, PHILADEL- PHIA, April spite of the sloppy track fetlock deep in mud, Yale u iversity's hurdling stars today clip- ped one and three-fifths seconds from the Penn relay carnival record for the 40 yard slmltle hurdle relay, The Eli. timber toppers skinned back and fot.li over the sticks to beat Ohio State and Dartmouth-in the sec- ond heat in 1 minute 3 2-5 seconds. The former mark of by Ponn-State in -1926. Pennsylvania nosed out the Army's fourth in the other heat in only a tenth of a secodn separating the fin- ishers in this heat but it kept the ca- dets out of the final, since their time was slower than Ohio State, E. H.Wright of Wessington Dies H, Wright, aged 72 years, died at his home in yes- terday afternoon at o'clock, Funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian church at Wessington at 3 o'clock Sunday. "The Rev. Claude Smith will be in charge. Mr. Wright was a member of the 0. F.-lodge-at Wessiugtoa, His wife preceded fciia in death September 16, 1927. Surviving are one son, Roy H. WrigUt of Wessington, and three grandchildren, Mrs. H, Hultman, Vi- ola and Laura Jea? Wright ot Wes- Flags of Germany and Ireland Placed on Grave in Arling- ton Cemetery WASHINGTON, April of the Bremen, which cauie here last night to lay wreaths on the grave of Floyd Bennett, paid their tribute today and left Washington train for yew York. They departed -at p. m. In a special car .at- tached to a railroad train. KJRny -weather prevented the fliers from returning to -New York' hy airplane as they had hoped to do. WASHINGTON, April The flags of Germany and Ireland which the Bremen carried on its trans-At- lantic flight were laid across the grave oE Floyd Bennett today by the German and Irish fliers, to com- memorate his fidelity to the tradi- tions of the air. Tho aviators went to Arlington Na- tional cemetery early, and participat- ed in a simple ceremony at the grave of-their fellow airman, who succumb- ed to iHj.ess contracted while Hying to their aid at Greenly Island. First Captain Hermann Koehl .plac- ed" a 'wreath of green on the fresh earthen mound, which was already completely covered by floral tributes. Then Baron Von Huenefeld went slowly forward and unfolded the flag of his country, to top the wreath of his companion. Ho was followed by Major James Fitzmaurice, -who lifted a huge silken emblem of green, white and orange. This .Irish flag alike was spread side- wise over BUoyd Bennett's resting pla'ce. Finally Major Howard Williams, commandant; at .Boiling Field produc- ed a smaller emblem of the stars and stripes, which he put beside the Irish flag. The American flag placed on Ben- nett's grave also was brought across the Atlantic on the Bremen. Miss Herta Junkers placed, a wreath of green on the mound. Throughout the ceremony tho fliers stood with heads bowed' in the rain. Each was asked to say something for the microphone, but expressed a pre- ference riot to do so. MOORE RESIGNS GENEVA, April 28, John Passett Moore, American judge 01 the permanent court of intern a tiona, justice since 1921, announced hla resignation today. Mr. Moore in forwarding his letter of resignation to Sir Eric Drum- mond, secretary general of tht League of Nations, explained that to was withdrawing to devote his time to the completion of a mammoth treatise on international law. Thla will comprise 75 valumes. Mr, Moore has spent 42 years this work which deals with the his- tory of arbitration since the earliest times. OMAHA, NB13., April 600-mile air mail and passenger route from here to Winnipeg is the goal of the Omaha-Winnipeg Airways association organized here by repre- sentatives of commercial clubs from Grand Forks, Sioux Falls, and Sioux City. D. E. Lawshe, secretary of tin Sioux Falls, chamber of .commerce elected president and W. X. Shir- ley of Watcrtown is -secretary. Goulo Nebraska governor Cor the Na- tional Aeronautical association, wai en route to Washington today to en list the interest of congressmen an', postal authorities in the proposei route. The route would include GOO miles of territory between Omaha and Win- nipeg and would connect Grand Forks, N. D.; Fargo, 'N. D.; Water- town, S. D.; Sioux Falls, S. D.; Siou; City, Iowa; and Omaha with th Canadian city. Mr. Lawshe and Mr. Shipley, dur ing the two weeks prior to the cot? ference 'here toured the proposes route and reported universal inter- est and demand for the service -which result from the establishment of the route. The northern cities, they reported, furnish excellent air facilities in good emergency landings, and flying con ditfons over the territory, they said are consistently desirable. A dry dock feet long, bsing constructed at Havre, can be filled in one hour and emptied in four and one-half. i r   

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