Hays Daily News

November 11, 1929

Issue date: Monday, November 11, 1929
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Hays Daily News, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1929, Hays, Kansas VOLUME 1 NOVEMBER 1929 EIGHT SECTIONS SIXTYFOUR PAGES NUMBER 1 Decision of Supreme Court Brings Flood Inquiries from All Quarters WILL AWAIT COURTS ACTION Attorney Tax Comminion No Will Be Given Un til Request for Rehearing Is Acted On lly iho AtuioDtalett 1rcu State Tax Commission announced today that it file a motion for a rehearing of the bank tax suit in which the Kansas monies and credit tax was declared unconstitutional by the su preme court of Kansas the courts action on the the tax its attorney will not give any instructions to the ef fect of the sweeping decision of the taxation of monies credits or re funds requested from counties by state banks for when the in tangible tax law was to A flood of inquiries by local tax authorities which began soon after the decision was led to the Point Made Clear Randall said the commission desired to have the court state wheth er refunds to all state banks shall be made at the difference between the 60 cents a rate on worries and credits and the higher ad valorem or whether tax authorities would be warranted in charging the state banks at the ad valorem rate for 195S8 and prior In its decision the court instructed Shawnee county officers to accept from the Fidelity Savings State Bank of Topeka onehalf the personal property taxes due for 1928 its stockholders on their shares computed the fivemiU or a monies and credits The cpurts opinion stated its decision declaring the mon ies and credits act unconstitutional did not apply to 4he 25 cents a mortgage registration Attorneys Interpretation The tax commission attorney said that under his interpretation of the decision the question ofjreftinds ap plied only to banks as no other class es of taxpayers had paid their taxes under protest since the enactment of the invalidated An estimate by Randall placed at the amount owing to state and national banks by state and local taxing units in the event the refund should be made on a basis of the monies and credits Na tional banks previously had establish ed in the federal courts their right to be taxed under the five mill Neither Randall nor Rodney a member of the tax would express lication an opinion as to what tax rate for 1929 would be applied to the so called intangible properties re ported to the assessors March A Complicated Situation The situation has been complicat due to the fact that many tax payers already have paid their first half taxes for including that on property assessed at the 50 cents a The question has been raised as to whether they could be compelled to pay on such property at the ad valorem rate which in many instances is six high The courts decision generally was interpreted in official circles as strengthening the possibilities of a special session of the legislature this Governor Clyde Reed declined to comment on the subject before departing for Wichita this morning to attend the opening of the Kansas National Livestock Meeting the state tax code commission made arrangements for publication of its report to Governor Reed for tax indicating the virtually completed report would not be rewritten due to the invalidation of the controversal The commission revealed its re port had proposed strengthening of the intangible It was reported unofficially that in view of the de cision of the court a supplemental re port covering the subject would bo HAYS TEAM IN LEAD Score Five at LaCrosse 147 with JVfinutes Left to Play The score was 147 in favor of the Hays Catholic Academy in the Hays LaCrosse High School fotball game in the third quarter with five minutes of the period yet to ac cording to telephone calls to the News from HIT GAS IN RICE Oil tins Aiwciated Irw and Syndicates pain oil in 20 six miles north i east of was showing onehalf million pubic feet of gas today in the top of the lime at Business Houses Close at Programs Entertainment Tonight Hays generally observed Arm istice Day today with virtually all places of business closing at There was special observance of the holiday yesterday in a num ber of the No program of celebration was planned for un der Legion a Corporal Eagen will be given tonight at the State College au The Strand is offering a spec Sal holiday program in which The Marx a sound picture com is Today the first sound newsreel also will be NEW YORK BUNKER INSANE WHEN HEJNDEO HIS LIFE This At Is Belief of Civil and Ecclesiastical Authori of Smith Ky thn Amaclatul New suicide of James banker and friend and business associate of Al fred was regarded by civil and ecclestiaetical authorities today as due to president of the County Trust of which Smith is a shot himself News of the suicide was suppressed by Charles chief medical exam until the banks regular closing hours Temporary insanity was given as the reason for suicide in Norris official Joseph state super intendent of in a statement published said that the County Trust Company was in splendid con dition and worthy of every public A group of Riordans friends said they would show their confidence by making large John chairman of the Democratic national Committee who was elected temporary chairman of the board of directors of the said he knew nothing of any stock speculation by Riordan and ad ded that the banker had not bor rowed any money from frhe TSrust Company for any Riordan was 48 years old arid generally regarded as very He was raised on the lower East side in the neighborhood where Smith spent his When he organized the County Trust Company in 1926 Smith opened the first account with a deposit of Riordan ras a generous contributor to Smiths campaign They were golf DEDICATE A NEW BRIDGE AT TODAY Yy ic Aiwciated Prettt new reinforced concrete tffch bridge across the Kaw river here was dedi cated today as a memorial to the soldier dead of Wabaunsee and Pot tawatomie counties who lost their lives in the World Consisting of seven spans aggre gating 906 feet in the bridge is said to bethe longest of its type in the It was financed by the two counties and the city of Wamego and carries Kansas Highway 11 across the The struc ture cost Beginning at the ded icatory program included a military parade to the bridge and the cutting by the commissioners of the two counties of the ribbons blocking Addresses were to be delivered during the afternoon by Frank Council former de partment commander of the Ameri can Legion George Junc tion City Mit Emporia Fred Kansas and Fred The program will be concluded to night with a a football game between Alma and Wamego and a public QUICK TIME TO WICHITA Two Woman and Pilot Make Trip Less Than 2 Moody and Harry together with Russell Fine flew from Wichita to Hays Friday in one hour and forty five The party flew in a Travel Air plane owned by and On Monday and Tirk went by airplane to El Tirk piloting the Turn back eleven years in the annals of Time confetti strewn streets crowds frenzied with joy towns and cities in flags flung to the air screeching whistles and madly clanging bells screaming head lines in a in Over in far away foreign fields those who had made possible this wild rejoicing of a people So just for a let us think of them too Officers Say Solution of Fires and Attacks Is Near at Hand Marshal Here TAKE ACTION IN FEW DAYS Result Questioning of Witnesses Connection with Affair Le 1 J f t 1 fc H vJa i Catley Sialiitofy Charge An investigation that to clear unexplained molestations in the last five months at the farm of An lon Meis miles northwest of in numerous fires of incend iary origin have played an import ant is being conducted this week by the county in cooperation with Swallow dep uty state fire marshal of Swallow came to Hays to look into the Meis in answer to a re pprt to the state offices regardiftg the fires at the An Arrest Warranted It is said by the authorities evid ence has been uncovered during the investigation which with further an ticipated development will warrant an with charges of arson within the next few Le who last winter taught a rural school in the neighborhood of the Meis farm in the district of which Anton Meis was a member of the school and who resigned fol lowing difficulties with the was arrested Saturday on a statu tory charge based toy the state on evidence brought out in examination of witnesses testifying in the Meis Carley also was quizzed re garding his part in the trouble he had with the school board It was said both by the county Ernest Malone and that the author ities believe they have discovered the person who is responsible for the annoyances and damage at the home of the who is in continual fear of fire and danger to himself and his family and that an carrying charges of arson is soon to be the During the investigation by Swal low and the Anton Meis and his the family of Anton a neighbor and other neighbors and witnesses of the strange happen ings which have annoyed the farmer so that heTias been unaible to do any of his work for several months were the Cigars 20 Years Old More Potent Than Home Brew Three Men Find those weeds were BO strong we couldnt smoke They were 20 years old and they hadnt improved with age The first few puffs made us fairly dizzy and we are all husky men ABefort of Munjor was recount ing the finding of a box of Mono gram cigars that had been careful ly wrapped and put away 2Q years ago and brought to light again last week when the Sisters of Agnes house at Munjor was together with Jake Alois Binder and Isadore was tearing down walla in the attic of the house when the box of cigars was wrapped in an old issue pf the Eltis County The cigars appeared to be in good condition so the men helped themselves to one apiece in anticip ation of a good smoke as they work Their Joy was phortlived howev er as even the efrongest of them was seeing double before he had taken more than a few Sjrpngey they were than the moat potent of home the jnen The of cigars wnu thrown as waa the JBiaUe of ihe which fort added he was at the time was county clerk andwhen John OLoughlin wag telling authorities seeking to gain further information which would lead to an who denies all knowledge the Meis disturbances was releas ed on a bond of following his arrest Carley is a news agent here and not known to have been in trouble since he resigned his school early in the FORMER MINISTER FOUND DEADBULLET IN HEAD Oil the AvHiieiatcd 1reot head pierced by a pistol buyer forthe Uobert Lee Tie Company of Springfieldand formerly a minister at found dead at oclock this morning beneath railway trestle egan in noon were attempting to the mystery of his and ner Htitcheson of Bolivar seemed convinced that murder and not suicide will prove the The body was discovered by Fred JOHN GROSS DEAD End Comes to Former Probate Judge After Long Illness John who had he lived un til July would have been a resident of Ellis County for half a died Friday night at Gross was born at Wisconsin and came to Ellis County on July For a long period of years he was probate judge of Ellis having resigned years ago be cause of ill For the past two years he had been confined to his Gross is survived by his The funeral was this after MOTHER AND SON TELL STORIESMT CONFLICT Son says Father Killed Sister But Mother Declares State ment the Amiaciated 1rctt Los dis appearance eleven years ago of a 16yearold Kansas gjrl today led police into an investigation of con flicting stories of a mother and her deafmute one of whom ac cused the girls father of her murder while the other denied the The girl Julia whose is serving a 50 year penitentiary sentence in for the murder of two other of his Police began their investigation af ter Ernest wrote a state ment to probation officers accusing his father of killing Julia after he had been alpced in their care fol lowing complaints from neighbors that he had been misteratcd by his He was sent to a county boarding The boy said his mother brought him here in 1923 with his Ade He said his also known as Patio killed two of his younger sisters with a hammer and threw their bodies in the Kaw In he the father killed Julia by choking her to death with a then beheaded her and sank the body JQ the Faced with this Ji mother at first denied Pinello was her husband and her name She claimed her hus band was killed in an explosion in Later she admitted the convict was ner The ad mitted identity and both said Dinello had killed two of the The mother that Jujja ran away fromhome In and said they have not seen dy ed with this the When Get Taste They Show Real Intelligence flly the Amociatcd Press Kansas hpunds strained at their masters leash here hot on the trail of the culprit who had stolen worth of candy from a confection Suddenly the animals lay down near a and con tentedly licked their The hunt was called The dogs had found some of the OBERST TRIAL R Ity tits Press j Elf tense to der trial of 19year DIE III UN HECK Methodist Pastor at Small in Tennessee Phones News Of Disaster LACK DEFINITE INFORMATION Engineer and Fireman are Known to Have Lost Their Coaches Left to old Butier county youth who once confessed to slaying the other seven members of his on De cember ONE OWEN ROBBER DIES RESULT OF WOUND Is Shot by Police Who Are Sum moned by Guest Loot Was Ha the Altocluteil of one of four robbers who staged a spectacular holdup of 69 which netted at the home of Henry Harris late Saturday night at a dance in celebration of Illinois football victory over the died today of a bullet wound below the He was shot by police who were called by one of the guests who slipped out of the room unobserved by the robr APPROVE DICK HOPKINS However It Is Said Opposition May Come on Floor Senate tty tho Ansociated 1reu The nomi nation of Richard Hopkins to be a federal judge in Kansas was or dered reported to the senate today by its judiciary Chairman Norris said the nomina tion was approved without a record but that opposition might de velop on the senate He did not indicate where the op position might come from but Sena tor who did not attend the meeting 1pday on ac count of asked at the last meeting for more time to study cer tain matters in connection with the OIL WORKER MEETS DEATH Oy the AsHocMed Preif El was killed last night when his coat was caught in the flywheel of an engine at the Shiimway oil lease near His father tried in vain to stop the engine as ho watched Keelors body whirled Hie Aseoclatcd Pratt 11 Four persons were known to have beert killed and over fifty passengers in in the wreck near here early today of the Ponce de fast northbound passenger train of the Three of the dead were The a was The majority of the injured pass engers were from Ohio and Michi They had been on a Week end excursion to Chattanooga and Look out The three coaches which were carrying them home were among the four day coaches which left the Three Pullman cars were derailed Thirty five of the injured were taken by special train to the hospi tals in Every ambu lance in the city wag pressed intb Others among the injured were taken to reliei trains with doctors and nursea were operated from Chattanooga and The trainmen killed were and mail clerk of The derailment occurred on sharp curve at oclock this morning 28 miles north of Oakdale and aibout 25 miles south of the Ken tucky Methodist pastor at said over the telephone today that at least six per sons were killed and between 60 and 75 injured in the derailment near Oakdale early this morning of the Southern Railways Ponce de Leon northbound from Atlanta to Cincin agent said his information was but that the fireman and engineer of the train were kill ed and one or two One he were being removec to and Rockwood and The wreck occurred about 1 m and about 45 minutes after the train had cleared the station here agent for the Southern Railway here said this morning that he had reports from 28 miles north of on Page 4 Theres Spell Real Weather Ahead If Thick Fur on Pussy Cats Counts They denied Blnello killed The goose the wish bone and the shin for that indicate that there is a spell of weather ahead and that this is to be one of the coldest winters the country has experienced in many years according to the seasoned the ones who spit on their fingers tp see which way the wind is And were that not proof enough for the those inclined to take their weather as they find a game warden in Hays last week told persons here that he had never furbearing animals with such heavy coaja have IftU Household puasy cats in noticeably better this than usual and to who his fur this ia an infallible si there Js a stiff winter plenty of enow wind weather the prophets point If one is inclined to disregard he is advised to cull eat and look over the John Prominent PoliticianIs in Jail at Aus tin On Murder Charge STUDENT IS AN EYE But Prank ttt Tell Story Except to County torney Dead Girl a grapher in Court he Antoctotcit Prett justice of the today granted a continuance of the examining trial of John former judge of he third court of civil or iginally set for this was charged with mur der in the fatal stabbing Saturday night of Misa Lehlia stenographer for the commission of appeals of tha state supreme No date for the examining trial was The continuance was lowed on motion of Roy county who pleaded two im portant and Williams of San were of the city and the state had not had time to prepare its and Williams were at Miss Highsmiths rooming house the time of the The killing k occurred in front of her rooming i Postpone Hearing T r Archer said the examining trial would not be held days and that it probably would notfbet held this v 1 n No funeral arrangements Highsmith had beenutade the arrival of her Highsmith V Miss steriograplier the Court of Civil1 bed heart scribed as shortly after rsh6 automobile front her jail denied stabbing of denial S Mri smith a numbertf oaui inwcnvy jojj s said the former at a loss for prompted the was cfazed with IjqupV nnn rfirl Irtinw tvao and could His attorney cut snprtf his t r conference this morntog tli A TnHoflft i the judges Message of Sympathy Telegrams sympathypoujre upon the veteran sent word appreciated est his prof essionali wef e sTipwing in jpiekes assorted ceived a number of offers tance from prominent i over the butl he did know who would specie him in the Bradys Brady was place4 in an cell in the old county where Henry once did alleged infractioi Stunned by and suffering hm suffered a ha arrived fr i The accused mans whom tlie newg sietew of charity jmorer sec waj said ta not bu htlih ceH at the Austin deniedalt fatal stabbing Miss Lehfia Eft Saturday The dental Sam who when hs clients clouded mempry affair begged Bodys fpi the southwest until all facts were Dickens said Judge 59 years had no Miss Highsmiths deat immediately thatthe former court of olvif when he If arneo been filed against Admi ;