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KENNA, ROOSEVELT COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1921
QEORGE B. M'GINTY
APOPLEXY IS THE. CAUSE
Of HIS DEATH IT
, 'IS STATED
IN PUBLIC LIFE FOR 20 YEARS
George B. McGinty, secretary and
executive officer of the. Interstate com.
merco' commission, who signs his nam
to ny. lessthan 5,0OO communications
emerging from' the commission every
day. Twenty years or so ago he ar.
rived-In Atlanta, from the coyhtry, ob
taining A' fob at clerk Vn a railroad of.
WAS FORCED. TO LEAVE
l CAIVJP. WITH CAPTQB.S.,
Waited : Until Night Brought Sleep
, ,. ig mo Leserxers I nen I nea
. To Return ,Them
La.w..ton, tikU.-r-JPrivftter' Browarode
into Ure reservation recentfy wijjthe
Head bodies of R, McCrutcheran and
Hoy Hughes, caauals brought to Port
Sill as deserters. -i He .. flishedV that
da's wprk by( writing' fe Record ' for
, me Historic service log at the post
that will live forever.
Brown was posted military guard
ovjer.. McCrutchan and Hugftes, assign:
ed to . cleanup work that evening.
KroWn'8 guard became --lax '"'and the
deserters jumped on him and took his
automatic out of his belt,' threw the
cartridges away, searched him for
, more ammunition, and to avoid de
tection forced Brown to accompany
them on "French leave,"
That night the trio pitched camp
twenty miles east of Lawton. Like
three bodies they huddled up against
a fire to beat the. brisk October air
and soon tbey fell asleep McCrutch
an and Hughes. Private Brown feign
ed sleep. His captors snored at last,
then Brown stealthily recovered his
-45 ' from the sleeping deserter. He
quickly filled the gun with the seven
shell that,, he. had secreted . in an
undershirt pocket for just such an
emergency. . . .'
A gun in the' ribs 1s a mean sort
of aa, alarm clock. McCrutchan and
Hughes objected to being routed out.
to get ready to go .back to the post,"
Private Brown said, pointing his gun
at te prisoners ., McCrutchan laugh
ed and started to move out of the
circle of the camp fire's light. "Halt."
napped Private Brown. McCrutchan
meved.oo away. "Haltor I'll shoot."
"Shoot ahead," said McCrutchan,. who
. '" ' "' . though. . haV taken . Brown's last
' ' bullet. '"Hien McCrutchan started- io
'". run. , The un baked .four times and
.'f McCrutchan, drcippsd dead. The oth-
, ar deserter, Hughes, "well' awake by
( uuw, una ieper lor rnvaie mown s
' ' " ' back as be was checking McCrutch-
an.-but-he -was fighting-against 'odds.
,'.".'".' .l'ightiorders' and an honorable rser
, . ' yic record. , . . '
'. .' ' . It -took .the . seventh of . the seven
; "hells, tq finish Hughes, but from the
A( ' campflre built hy" the three tauskct-
', , t, -.r the path turned, backward, to the'
. '.' . t5st and "honor' for Private Brown.
. ' to' hatb and dishonor' for the two'
... . . -: , k . 'wHo failed to find i'prfcket In an' iin-
. . """-
Kr'K. ; r u Lits : t is; ; o iMiT.
AttorAiT. Geeral. off fx., Tittd '
By Grand Jury for Decision' .
t S. -
i Austin, Texas. The "Travis county
grand '.'Jury,, through County Attorney
John W. Hornsby, asked the attorney
general's department for an oulnloo
Both Upper and Lower Houses Ad
journed For One Day'ln Honor
Of Man Who Drafted
Washington. The wheels of govern
ment in Wat hingtt n slowed down as
a mark of respect to the memory of
Senator Philander C. Knox, whose
sudden death cast a gloom over the
: Apoplexy Cause Of Death
The Immediate cause of death was
a stroke of apoplexy. Senator Knox
had left the capital late In the after
noon,, taken a short motor ride and
returned to his home for dinner.
While preparing for dinner he was
strickeri. He died while medical, aid
Was' being summoned with orfly Mrs.
Knox and his private secretary present
The senate met nd adjourned out
of 'respect to the distinguished Penn
sylvanlan. A nurrber of important
' hearings, ' swheudelid to go on were
President Harding commenting on
the sudden death of Senator Knox,
"The shocking sudden death of Sen
ator Knox brings a very great loss
to the) country. His was a distinctly
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MRS. ELIZABETH TYLER
i Mrs. Elizabeth Tyler. Atlanta. Ga-
the only woman member of the Ku-
Klux Klan and one of its highest
officers,' who offered her resignation
along with that of E. Y. Clarke, also
an officer, following charges made
aaalnst them in newspaper articles on
the Ku-Klux Klan.
TAX YIELD IS NOT CUT
Increase in Distilled Spirit Section
Alone Makes up 42 Million Dollars
Blackleg Vaccine P. D. & Co.
15 Cents per dose. One dose gives life immunity.
We sold over 20,000 doses last year, every
body using it had perfect results.
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Greenhouaea, Portalea, New Mexico,
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'Philander C. Knox -
high place among the foremost states
men of American. He was no less
beloved as a companion than, he was
respected in his signal public serv
ice." For twenty years Senator Knox has
been one of the most noted and ao
tive figures in Warhlngton political
life, first as attorney general under
McKlnley and Roosevelt, later secre
tary of state under Taft and in two
terms in the senate, and his sudden
and unexpected death came as a se
vere shock to the capital generally.
Republicans and democrats alike
mourned his passing as taking away
from public life one of its most noted
and active figures.
- The shock was all the greater be
cause" of its suddenness. The Penn
sylvania senator had returned only re
eatly from a month's vacation
abroad. Upon hit return to Wash
ington he told his colleagues that he
was "feeling fine" except for a little
fatigue from the ocean trip. He
plunged into his senatorial work with
an .bis usual vigor, however, and was
preparing for the busyiessloa ahead
when he was stricken at his home.
Washington. Changes in the pend
ing tax revision bill agreed upon by
republican ' leaders will result in no
alternation in the total yield, accord
ing to the treasury estimates made
public by Chairman Penrose' of the
senate finance committee. The loss
through repeals proposed was placed
at $197,000,000 and the gains through
net taxes at the same .figures.
The losses are estimated aa fol
Repeal of transportation taxes on
freight, express, passengers, pullman
and oil pipe line $145,000,000.
Repeals of taxes on sporting goods,
$2,000,000; chewing gum, $1,000,000,
photagraphlc apparatus and accessor
Candy selling in excess of 40 cents
per pound, $8,000,000. electric fans,
$300,000; thermos bottles, etc., $175,
000; smokers articles. $150,000,009;
articles made or fur $9,000,0000; toil
et soaps and soap powders, $2,000,
000, and tooth and mouth washes,
dentrlflces tooth pastes and toilet
Reduction of tax on sculpture,
paintins, statuary, art procleains and
bronzes from 10 to 5 percent, $400,
000. Repeal of 5 percent tax on motion
picture films, leased, $5,600,000.
Repeal of stamp taxes on parcel
post packages, $20,000,000.
The Increases were given as follows:
"Restoration of capital stock . tax,
Income surtax increase, $50,000,000
Elimination of $2,000 exemption to
corporations with incomes in evcess
of $25,000 $S,OCO,000.
Increase in tax on distilled 'spirits,
i German, Marks Hit .Bottom
New York. German exchange drop
ped to the lowest quotation in its his
tory 70-1-2 cents for 100 marks. The
previous low record, made last week.
was 78 cents, after which the price
rallied to more than 82. Demoralisa
tion which extended to other foreign
exchanges. Including British and
Injured in Grandstand Fall
Decatur, 111. Forty-five persons
were injured, five seriously when ten
sections of the grandstand seats erec
ted foi the American Legion state
convention' parade collapsed just be
fore the parade passed.
Arkansas Prison Probe In
Pine Bluff, Ark. The penitentiary
commission was - vindicated of
charges of cruelty to con v lots and
ralsmanagmeot of the state farm at
Tucker.' in u reoort filed with Circuit
Juge W. B. Sorrels following two
weeks oi investigation.
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