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Subscription $1.50 a Year In Advance Good Government, Pure Homes and Godly Hearts Published Every Thursday Morning Established June 12,1883. Grantsville, W. Va., Thursday, November 23, 1922. 39th Year Whole No. 1975 I NEWS CULLINGS [ * !■ (•ROM — -A. .. ... ' | WEST VIRGINIA Clarksburg When a Baltimore and <tiio passenger train pulled into the Clarksburg station, Luther Cogur, a farmer of Removal, dropped dead. Lewishurg Miss Charlotte K. Ma t-on of Lewishurg has been appointed public health nurse for the Manning-1 ton district in the stall* department of health. Charleston —Permit for the erection of a store house to cost $21,000 and to tie built in Wilson street between Mor ris and Beauregard streets was ob tained by the Capital City supply com pany. Wheeling Permission to institute foreclosure proceedings was granted ♦>y Judge Baker in United States court here in the case of the City bank and trust company versus West Virginia pulp and lumber company. Wheeling — Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Pour and her mother, Mrs. Margaret Jatnson, who died within i few hours of each oilier, were held here. The mother and daughter were buried in the same grave. Huntington - John Bayles, a paroled life termer of the West Virginia pen itentiary, convicted of assault on a fellow prisoner in the city jail where lie was lodged on a charge of drunk enness, was returned to the pen itentiary for a five year term. Jane Lew—Tottering with age and suffering with two broken ribs, I*. \V. •Ash, of Wilsonhurg. the oldest person attending the West Virginia for hunters’ association annual meet, was the first to climb Shiner llill. a small mountain approximately ’J.ihmi feet high, during the recent derby. Huntington After deliberating an hour and •!.'» minutes a jury in common ideas court here found William Dillon. dO, guilty of second degree of murder for the crushing of the skull of James A. Fulks, (11 years old, a farmer, for merly of frown Point. Ohio, during a hattlp with hickory clubs. Dillon was •a tenant on a farm owned by Fulks when the killing occurred. Logan—Joseph M. Smith, formerly •of Huntington, was convicted of in voluntary manslaughter in circuit '•ourt here in connection with the death of his brother-in-law, Elmer Bell. Smith was sentenced to PO days in Jail. He was indicted for murder, • •barged with having killed Bell lol loping an altercation, when be found Bell whipping bis three-year-old son. Parkersburg — Parkersburg voters will consider ‘be city manager form of municipal government at a special election to be held in the spring, ac cording to action that has been taken bj the officials of the local chamber of commerce. When the next session of the state legislature convenes au thority will be secured to hold a spe cial election on the proposition, it has been announced. Morgantown —Dr. Chauncey Wil liam Waggoner, head of the depart ment of physics in West Virginia uni versity, died at Shreveport, La., from injuries received when lie was thrown from a horse. Dr. Waggoner, who was on leave of absence from the Fnl versity to do special research work for the United States bureau of stan dards, was in Shreveport inspecting a large glass factory at the time of his fatal accident. Parkersburg—Election of officers was effected at the first annual meet ing of the Hi-Y hoys conference of West Virginia. K. Woodthrum of Dharleston. was selected as the first president of the conference. fiobert Hansel of Parkersburg, was elected first vice president while the other of ficers are second vice president, Olen Held, Shinnston ; secretary, Clark Mil ler, Morgantown, and assistant secre tary, Dan/il Klllingsworth, Charles ton. Wheeling Judge W. K. linker, m TTnlted States court here refused an injunction and dismissed the bill in the c a«o of the Morgantown and Wheeling railroad company vs. Walt man II Conoway and others. The court held that inasmuch as the oil cult court of Monongalia county had taken jurisdiction «>f the subject mat ter, and as diversify of citizenship would not apply, neither the |>lainfi(T nor essential defendant* being citizens of the Northern district of West Vir ginia the district court was without Jurisdiction. Huntington - Ku Klux Klan mem hers in full regalia, donate $100 m Central Christian church Pittsburgh Hondo de t arlo dashed Into the fmme* which were rapidly destroying Ins hoarding house at Hays borough and making his way to the second story, tossed Ills trunk Into the street. He turned to regain the • fairway, hut tumbled over a chair and was burned to death. Fireman James Faille was injured while fight ing the blaze which entailed a loss or $3,000. Huntington John A. Davis Jr., of Shelby, Ky.. died here of internal in juries received when he fell from a bridge at Shelby. Wheeling—Fayette Jones Kins, state manager of the Automobile In surance company, of Hartford. Con necticut, died here following an oper ation for ap|K>ndiritis. Hutchison, Kansas—Cries of <\ kitten attracted Jailer Itoy Dennett to the cellar where he heard strange noises. Investigation showed fifteen prisoners preparing to escape. Morgantown—A local hukery was wrecked when a large automobile truck ran amuck and crashed in the shop. Knough pastries to delight a moving picture comedy director were heaved about the shop and on the truck. Huntingtorn—A new structure, to cost $100,000, designed for tin* care of the feminine defectives, is to be erected at once at the Huntington state hospital, it was announced here by Dr. James S. Lukin, president of the state board of control. Dluefield—Judge J. M. Sanders, of Dluefield, narrowly escaped Injury when his automobile left the road while rounding a sharp turn near Cray Sulphur Springs, and plunged down a 30-foot embankment. There were several persons in the machine but none was hurt. Morgantown- A joint invitation of West Virginia university and the Mo nongalia county bar association is be ing extended to the West Virginia bar association to bold its 11)23 session here in connection with the dedica tion of the new law building at the university. Huntington Tho plea <>f Ins mother that lit* he placed in her charge saved Ilotner Perry, 10, from a live days’ jail sentence for his third offense of speeding, in police court. Judge Mel rose turned the youth over to Mis. Perry, for confinement on condition that he ask the state road commission to revoke his automobile driving li cense. Parkersburg—The withdrawal of West Virginia V. M. C. A. organiza tions from the interstate committee in which they were grouped with Delaware, Maryland and the District of Columbia and the formation of a West Virginia committee were an nounced here at a meeting of repre sentatives of tlie West Virginia or ganizations. Charleston — Mining schools are starting off with little effort this fall,” according to an editorial in the Fairmont West Virginian. "The men are taking prompt advantage of a course that appeals to them, and that lias proven its worth to many men who entered the winter courses last year. “Fifty-six members are report ed in the Fairmont class, which is a tine start.” Wheeling—Judge William Tv Faker, in United States district court here re fused an injunction to dismiss the hill in the case of the Morgantown Wheel ing railroad company versus Wait man H. Conoway and others. Disposi tion of property of the railroad com pany, valued at approximately $1,400, ono in the Morgantown district, was tied up by a temporary order issued by Judge Raker. Parkersburg — Degrees from the fourth to the eighteenth were con ferred upon a class of about .*>0 can didates at the annual fall reunion of the Scottish Kite Masons of this city and section in the two days’ meeting. Members of the organization from quite a number of counties in this section were present at the affair which was concluded win, a banquet at the Masonic temple. Charleston Major Neely made calomel one of hi> campaign issues in hi senatorial campaign, hut tho state road commission is not worried if that drag disappears from the market, for the commission has in stock at its gigantic storehouses in Nltro a real life size dose of castor oil. In fact there are 17.otm gallons of this palata ble medicine in store, which the statisticians tit the capital say will make 1 7,47(!.(hm) doses or more than ten for every man, woman and child in the state. Moundsville Added Impetus is nmv given to flu* belief that Moundsville will become one of th«* (••ailinir avia tion centers In tin- i-ountr.v following tl. ■ Inspection of l.angin field hero by Major Maxwell Kirb>, air officer of ♦ Ik* I'nited States air service with headquarters at (' ilumhtis, Ohio. Tho sum of xto.ooo )s tn he expended 'n the near future for the improvement of the landing field. Facilities for 11 iiff11 flying are to lie provided, if. wag announced by f'aptain A. II. .Sjmohin, in charge of l.angin field Parkersburg Two persons were ar rested and their automobile confis cated, alleged fo have contained moon shine whiskey. Those arrested were I; fl. Anderson and Horton Xwiger. Parsons f.oral capitalist* are In terested in a movement to organize a new company and erect a glass plant at llnmhleton or Hendricks. The movement lias been stimulated by the presence of large tracts of fine glass sand near both (owns, analysis of which tiave discovered it is nearly M per cent perfect. AMERICANS IN PERIL JN CHINA Brigands Terrorize Whole Dis tricts and Capture U. S. Missionary FOREIGNERS TH EA'ENED Horde Sacks and Burns Towns— Inhabitants Flee Blazing Ruins —Outlaws, Armed With Machine Guns, Loot Missions. Pekin.—George Olaf Holm. an American member of the Lutheran mission, has been kidnaped by bri sands in Honan province. The power ful brigand army is growing bolder ami it apparently dominates the en tire province. A dozen towns have been sacked and burned and the in habitants forced to flee. Upwards of 300 Americans in the danger zone are greatly, alarmed, according to the American consul at Hankow. Mr. Holm is the third American missionary to be carried oft by the Honan brigands, who also are holding Anton Lundeen and Einar Borg-Breen. together with the latter’s 5-year-old son. A body of armed brigands entered tiie Holm residence at Chen Yang, seized ttu- missionary in the presence of his wife and two sons, and inarched him off into the country. Reports from Honan indicate that the brigands’ activities are becoming I more serious, with the outlaws ap | parentiy in full control of the prov ince, and a dozen towns in ashes in the wake of their march. Foreigners in the unprotected com munities have been advised by their consuls to flee to Hankow and scores i of missionaries already have arrived there. Hundreds, however, still are scattered throughout the more remote districts, including approximately 300 Americans. The entire staff of the American Mission School at Chikung shan has fled to' Hankow, where mar tial law has been declared. The head of the Lutheran mission at Kwang-Chow reports that brigands armed with machine guns are loot ing the cities in that section and are robbing the missions. They are : threatening to carry off all foreign ers. Faulty Stairs Cost $20,000. i New York,—After being out 20 min utes a jury before Justice Ed wan*. G. ! Whitaker in the Bronx Supreme Court ; brought in a verdict for $20,000 in 1 favor of Rose McShafrey, aged 16, of i 371 Shakespeare avenue. The girl J was a tenant in the house owned by Bernard Drunker, and on April 11, ; 1021, she fell down a flight of stairs. I It was shown at tin* trial that the | stairway was faulty and that as a re j suit of her injury the girl contracted | lung trouble and had to he taken out of the city. — I Splits Earninps With Victim’s Widow. Redwood City, Cal.—A charge of manslaughter against John Swanson was dismissed by Superior Court Judge Buck when Swanson agreed to sign over one-half of his earnings for five years to the widow of James Bolt, who was killed by Swanson’s auto , mobile September 23. Swanson also j agreed to sell his automobile and give ' the proceeds to the widow. Swanson is a pipe line worker and earns $5.60 \ per day. Laboratory Blast Fatal to Student. New York.- Explosion of chemicals I in an autoclave, a piece of apparatus used in Havemeyer Hall. Columbia University, for the testing of interme diate chemicals in the manufacture of analine dyes, caused the death of j William E. Spandow of Memphis, j Tenn., one of a class of 10. Several j other students were slightly injured Leaders in Wheat Ottawa. The United States lead* I the world in wheat production this 1 year witli 610,123,000 bushels. Can j adn is second with 388.773.000. India , was third with 366.361.000 bushels, ! France fourth with 233.380,000. I^ast year Franc - held second place, lead ing Canada by about 23,000.000 hush i els. Doctor Finds Wife Amonfl Victims. Wamego, Kan. Dr. Benjamin f’rn nor. traveling from Wamego to Rt Mary's to meet his wife, was called to aid a motorist party struck by the train “It’s mv wife," lie cried when he approached the scone of the acci dent Mrs Bruner wan dead and the other victim was Mrs. Noah Tabaka Winter Late in Yukon Territory. Dawson. Y T —The Yukon River was frozen over here for the first time this season. For lateness of ice this ties the record date of 191#, when there wa s an equally retarde d winter Mother Hurt, Sues Daughter, New York Mrs Duello Dear, a widow of 322 West Seventy fifth j street. Is seeking $50,000 damages from her daughter, Mrs. Isiella (’hand ler of Doughlaston. N. Y., formerly an actress, for injuries received in an au tomobile accident at Woodsfde. Ac cording to the testimony given by Mrs Gear at the trial In the Queen’s Supremo Court, her daughter was driving fast, and just before the ac cident she had cautioned her to drive * more slowly. JOHN JACOB ASTOR | Major John Jacob Astor, who, with John Walter, the great-great-grandson of the founder, has acquired control of the London Times. It is reported at least $5,000,000 of the Astor money is involved In the deal OVER ONE THOUSAND KILLED IN EARTHQUAKE Many Injured and Thousands Are Rendered Homeless by Terrific Upheaval Antofagasta, Chile.—Upwards of 1, 000 persons were killed and many thousands rendered homeless by an earthquake which overturned build ings in Copiapo, capital of the Prov ince of Atacama. The first shocks were felt in Anto fagasta City. These were prolonged and very severe. The citizens were greatly alarmed and almost imme diately the telegraphic lines that con nect the north with the south were broken down. A tidal wave inundated part of the city, flooding scores of buildings close 1 to the beach. The radio station was completely flooded, and the waters cut away the radio machines, surging for more than a mile over the dunes. Then soon waters ebbed several hun dred yards. Alarms were sounded by the mari time authorities and firemen and workmen were called out to assist va rious craft from their dangerous posi tion. save quantities of valuable goods i stored in the customs house cellar j and rescue the occupants of threaten I ed dwellings. Dispatches from the Province of At acama say that the center of the earthquake was an area roughly de fined by Copiapo, Ovalle (in the Prov ince of Coquimbo), Vallenara, Chanar) and San Fernando. Of these places, | so far as is known, Copiapo suffered i most. 11 nrts earinquuKc a lid iiuai wave combined that accounted for the vast destruction. The movement of the ocean is described as phenomenal. It save evidence of a terrific disturbance in the bed of the Pacific itself. There must have been such a tearing at the bottom of the sea that immense quan tities of water were sucked through, causing a tremendous recession of the waters along the Chilean coast. Several times the ocean swept out ward and came back in the shape of a great wave, flooding the seaports and in some instances sweeping away the waterfront. The violent effects of the tidal waves were felt from Anto fogasta on the north to Valdivia on the south, covering about 16 degrees of latitude, or more than 1,200 miles Ail types of craft lying in the vari ous _ harbors were swept on shore, wrecked, or left high and dry, and at scores of small ports wharves and quays were destroyed. Millions In Oil Doomed By Fire. Houston, Tex—More than one mil lion barrels of oil were doomed and ! ! indications were that a similar 1 I amount probably would be consumed | in a spectacular Are which swept the I Half Production Company Tank Farm at Flumhle. Lightning caused the blaze Three enormous underground | reservoirs, said to have a capacity of 100,000 barrels each, caught fire and the boiling inferno spread rapidly to ! ward three other nearby pits. The ■ whole farm consists of twenty tanks, > all of which may be lost New Jersey Cherries Ripe. Nc* York —The warm weather of the last week or 10 flays in the region of Newton. N. .1., has worked wonders with the trees and plants in the gar den of Jnstiee of the Peace James A Mills He is proudly exhibiting to neighbors a rose hush that is again In bloom and a cherry tree from ; which he expects to get a basket or i two of fruit. Hunger Strikers Take Food Dublin. Mrs O’Ftahllly and three ' ither women prisoners who have i been on hunger strike out of sympa i ! thy with Mary MncSwiney. have I taken food One ef them having col- I i lapsed. Miss MaeMwIney urged the women not to continue their fast I Miss MncSwiney, however, refuses to i sccept food. Friends of Miss Mac i =1wlney say her condition In weak and i '.hat as her health naturally is not I rery good a strike, even for a short < ' Ime, Is extremely dangerovx , JAPANESE BARRED BY COURT RULING Supreme Tribunal Rules That Orientals Cannot Become Citizens of U. S. INFERIORITY NOT INVOLVED Naturalization Restricted To “Free White Persons"—Decision Long Awaited Expected To Attract International Attention. Washington. Japanese cannot be naturalized in the United States and cannot become citizens of this coun try. the supreme court or the United States decided in its first construction of federal statutes bearing on the sub ject. The decision was the first delivered by Just.ce Sutherland as a member of the court and was handed down in a case brought by Taka Ozawa, who in 1914 applied for citizenship in Hawaii. The ruling is expected to attract wide attention not only in the United States but abroad, notwithstanding the failure of the court to make any reference to its diplomatic signifi cance. The case has been long pending in the supreme court. Last term, when reached for argument during the con ference on limitation of armament and Far Eastern questions, its consid eration was postponed at the request of the department of justice. In tiie Ozawa case, the court stated that there is not implied—either in the legislation or in our interpreta tion of it—any suggestion of individ ual unworthiness or racial inferiority. ' These considerations are in no man- I ner involved." It also referred to the "complimentary” terms used in de scribing in the papers presented to the court “the culture and enlighten ment of the Japanese people.” With such an estimate, the court said, it had “no reason to disagree.” Such matters, however. Justice Sutherland stated, could not enter into the deci sion of the case. “We have no func tion in tiie matter,” he said, "other ill.in to ascertain the will of Congress and declare it.” i no two questions decided by the court were whether the general natur alization act of June 2D. 1D(>6. was lim ited by the provisions of section 2.16D of the revised statutes, authorizing the naturalization of “free white per sons” and those of African birth and descent, and whether, if so limited, Japanese were eligible to naturaliza tion. In an exhaustive analysis of the his tory of the legislation, the court held that section 2,lfiD was in full force and that under it Japanese could not obtain citizenship in th's country Nine Hurt In Trolley Collision. Philadelphia. Twenty-three persons were injured, nine seriously, when a Federal street car crashed into the roar end of a Sixth street trolley. Noth cars were loaded with persons going to work. The Sixth street car was knocked from the track by the impact and overturned, imprisoning th- passengers. Persons seriously Injured were rushed to the Penn Hos pital and those with minor injuries were treated at nearby drugstores. Morgan’s Winter Coal Supply Seized. Newburg, N. Y.—A large quantity rf coal on the property or J. p. Mor gan in Highland Falls was seized by William ft. Perkins, fuel administra tor for Orange county. He found that >f 438 tons of coal delivered in High land I* alls In the past three months. »nly 85 tons had gone to other real ients, the hulk being dumped on the Morgan property. Perkins is distri buting the confiscated coal among the pillagers. Snow Storms Delay Trains. Lincoln, Neb.- Western Nebraska Is digging Itself out of snowdrifts ac cording to reports at railroad termin als here. Train service is crippled by five fee* of snow on the Ihirling lon i racks between Harwell and Ixiop City. The storm reached as far past as Grand Island and north into South Dakota. Poisoned Liquor Kills Three Men. New York. Three men are dead «S the result of another "poison liquor wave " hr New York. All the victims were found lying dear! or dying on the street in Harlem. The medical examiner’s office records Brave the cause as ‘alcoholic poison ing.’ Robbers Bore Hole In Wall. New York. —- Robbers bored a 10 neb bole In a brick wail and obtained ! ’ilk. satin anil cotton lingerie valued rt $ir«,0rt0 from tin* store of Gutman brothers, it was learned when em idoyes arrived at work Engine Backs Car on Sleeping Man. Conoellsville, Pa.—Joseph Morley, 12 years old, residing here, is in Cottage State Hospital In a serious condition from injuries received A'hen both of his legs were crushed Jy a Baltimore A Ohio freight car. Vtorloy It is said, was sleeping un ler the car on a siding with his legs icmss the rails An engine, iu coupling the car to a train, pushed t onto his legs, Morley’s plight was Uncovered by members of the train n*ew, who extricated him ALVIN M. OWSLEY Alvin Mansfield Owsley, national director of the Americanism commis sion of the American Legion, who was elected national commander of the le gion at the New Orleans convention. SECBETARY HUGHES NAMES U.S. CBSERVERS Ambassador Child and Minister Grew to Attend Near East Parley at Lausanne Washington.—Ambassador Child at Romo and Minister Grew at Berne will be the American observers at the Near Eustorn conference at Iau sanne, the state department an nounced. Rear Admiral Ilristol. high commissioner at Constantinople, will he named associate commissioner as his other duties will not permit him to be in continuous attendance at the conference. Instructions under which the Amer ican group will act in presenting the viewpoint of the Washington govern ment. but without taking any part in the peace negotiations themselves, al ready are eu route to Mr. Child as ueuu oi me group. Department officials would not com ment upon the nature of the instruc tions under which the observers will act. Ilowever. in his communication to the allied governments of October 30 Secretary Hughes stressed among American viewpoints “the mainte nance of capitulations which may be essential to the appropriate safe guarding of non Moslem interests,” since that is placed first, followed by the “protection, under proper guar antees, of philanthropic, educational and religious institutions.” Lusanne. — The decision of Ismet Pasha to leave for Paris for a talk with Premier Poincare and possibly with representatives of the British foreign office has again thrown the l>ausanne peace conference into an atmosphere of deep uncertainty. Lausanne now has the feeling that it has been entirely sidetracked for the moment, pending some arrange ments between the French and Brit ish. The Italians have not even en gaged quarters here as yet Storm Hurls Banker Into Gulf. N'ugales, Ariz.— William H. Brophy, j aged 50, western banker, who was cruising in the Gulf of California, with a party of Nogales business men. was swept overboard in a fierce storm and lost, according to advices received here Intense darkness and the fe- j rocity of the storm made rescue work nr the recovery of his body impossl ble. Mr Brophy left here with sev eral Nogales business men to spend a few weeks fishing and hunting “Peeping Tom” Gets Thrashing. Chicago —A sound thrashing was administered an alleged “Peeping Tom" by Charles It Corbett, vice president of the Century Trust and Savings Bank, and Dr. Kenneth Smith, a dentist, after a neighbor hood posse, armed with clubs and guns, had captured the man. The prisoner gave his name as Albert Wotjernowski. He is 35 years old and said lie has a wife and five chil dren. Noted Broker Ends Life. New York. — Jesse A. Wasserraan, of Wasserman Brothers, bankprs and brokers, was found lying In the bath tub in bis apartment with a bullet wound through his head. The medi cal examiner pronounced death due to self destruction Man Jumps From Eleventh Floor. Chicago. — Samuel C.nrflnkel, 28 years old. Committed suicide by leap ing from a window ledge on the eleventh floor of the Y. M C A hotel Witnesses told the police that Just before jumping lie cried: “Here goes nothing'” Stabs Seven Guards; One Dies. T»avenworth, Kan- Jose Martinez,! Mexican murder convict, who 'atally stabbed A If. I>»onard. captain of the gunrds, at the federal penitentiary here and knifed six other guards, was ■laid to be in a serious condition. Mar- I tine* was captured by guards after he had been shot and pelted with ~oal in the coal bunker, where he hid »fter the stabbing. Hespital autboti- I ties state that he had a fractured j skull and may not live. Martinez made the knife from a piece of steel. I WAR IS AVERTED IN NEAR EAST Note From Kemal Says Pact Will be Observed and Allied Troops May Remain TURKS RELAX IN DEMANDS Unfavorable Reception Throughout the World Has Caused Them Te Reconsider Decisions and Adopt a More Conciliatory Attitude. Constantinople. — Any immediate danger of a rupture between the al lies and the Kemalist authorities seems to have been dissipated by the receipt by the allies of a note from the Angora government, declaring that the terms of the Mudania armis tice compact would be respected by the Nationalists, and that there will be no insistence on the withdrawal of allied troops from the zones laid down in the Mudania convention. The note, which had been eagerly awaited for several days, brought re lief to the allied authorities and the population of the capital, who had se riously doubted the good intentions of the Angora government. It is felt here that the unfavorable reception of the Kemalist demands throughout the world caused them to reconsider their decisions and adopt a more con ciliatory attitude. * While all the clauses of the Nation alist note are not wholly acceptable or pleasing to the allies, the document is considered to ofTer a reasonable ba sis for discussion and negotiation. In diplomatic circles it is felt that the note precludes the danger of war before the convocation of the l.au sanne peace conference. Missionary Held Captive In China. Peking.—Einar Borg-Breen of Min neapolis, an American missionary of the Iaitheran Church, and his son, have been kidnaped by the army of robbers in Honan province, according to a report from Ilankow. Eight for eigners, including three Americans, now are held captive. American lega tion figures show that there are 340 Americans, mostly missionaries, scat tered through 30 towns in Honan province. The Chinese foreign office has promised to exterminate the rob ber band. Furniture Plant Destroyed By Fire. Bethlehem.—The big plant of Knrtz Brothers, this city, manufacturers of cabinet furniture and office fixtures, was destroyed by fire, causing a loss estimated at nearly 11,000.000. The fire started in the varnish room. Ex pensive machinery and stock went up in flames. The night shift was at work when the blaze broke out. Nino dry kilns of lumber, 60 finished din ing room suites and other expensive stocks went up in flames. British General Election. I,ondon.—latest returns show the Conservative party has returned more members to parliament than all the other parties combined. The I>abor ites come next, and the I^abor party iH considered due for congratulations, as it already has a gain of 28 seats. The Asquithian Liberals gained seven seats, the Conservatives six. the Oeorgeites three and the Independents two. Of all the women candidates. Lady Astor is the only one returned thus far. Jealous Woman Kills Lover. Martinsburg, W Va —Enraged be cause the man with whom she had been making her home, had been out.. It is said, with another woman, Mary Palmer fatally stabbed William C'Dal”) Wharton at their home on Boyd street Wharton bled to death and the woman gave herself up to the police. Both were not yet 30 years old. President Sends Relief To Chile. Washington. I) <’—By direction of President Harding, Secretary Denby lias ordered the cruisers Cleveland and Denver to proceed at once to Huasco, Chile, w-lth food, clothing and medical supplies for relief in the re gion recently devastated by the earth quake. Still Is Found In Butler County. Butler, Pa.—When Sheriff Harvey Hockenberry, County Detective N. V. Loucks and two members of the state police raided tlie home of Matthew I^ampel, six miles north of Zelienople on Yellow creek, they found the lar gest whisky still in Butler county in operation. The still had a capacity of 30 gallons. Hair Curler Kills Teacher. Elizabeth. N. J.—Miss Mary Jessich, a public school principal, was killed when she fell In a faint while curling her hair and the steel hair curler pierced her brain. She was getting ready to go to school. Three Burned In Gasoline Blast, Tdina. O.—William Cramer, 53 years old, and son, Joseph. 31 years old, are reported dying in a Lima hospital, and Albert Cramer, another son. is in a serious condition at his home in Columbus drove, near here, as a result of a gasoline torch explosion in their home. The explosion occurred in the kitchen of their home while the sons were repairing part of their ra dio equipment. The force of the blast rocked the bouse and was heard for blocks.