The El Reno Daily Democrat (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 38, No. 129, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 2, 1929 Page: 1 of 4
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THE EL RENO DAILY DEMOCRAT
Sun rises 4:51 a. m.
Sun sets 7:17 p. m.
Moon rises 1.38 a. m.
UNITED PRESS SERVICE
EL RENO, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1929
UNITED PRESS SERVICE
The body of Edward W. DeMoss of
Okarche was found iu the highw-ay
near Stop 34 on the Interurban, five
miles east of the city about 8:30
Tuesday morning. Report of the
death was received by Sheriff Shack-
lett from Mrs. G. C. Patterson, who
had been notified by the crew of a
passing interurban car. Justice of the
Peace E. A. Palmer and Undersheriff
Jack Frerking went to the scene and
after an investigation decided that
an inquest was unnecessary. Death
was due to a heart attack, and the
man had been dead about an hour
when the body was found.
Mr. DeMoss was 71 years of age and
had spent the night with the tenant
of his farm about a mile south of
where the body was found. He ate
his breakfast at the home and seemed
in good health, as he started for the
Interurban, intending to come to El
Reno and then return to his home in
The body was brought to the Ben-
son Funeral Home here, and will be
sent to Fairbury. 111., for Interment.
Mr. DeMoss is survived by his widow.
Stroffe Home From Visit
With Relatives in Greece
Tom Stroffe, proprietor of the Lib-
erty Confectionery, 210 North Bick-
ford has returned from a three
month's visit in Greece, where he vis-
ited Ills mother and other relatives
who reside near Athens. This was
his first visit to his old home in 22
Mr. Stroffe reports a very Interest-
ing trip and a wonderful time. He
returned to New York on the Grecian
boat Edison on June 25.
Former El Reno Girl
Will Sail for Europe
According to word received by rela-
tives here. Miss Jessie McLean, for-
mer El Reno resident and daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Angus Mc-
Lean. will sail on July 5 with a party
of friends from Quebec, Canada, for
Europe, where they will tour the con-
tinent for three months.
Miss McLean will spend the greater
part of her time in Scotland where sho
will visit relatives of her father.
Miss McLean now resides in Chica-
go, where she is radiologist at the
Prosbyterian hospital In that city, and
is one of two women to hold such a
position in Chicago. She will travel
to Europe on a boat of the Anchor
Hit and Run Driver
Wrecks Ledoux Ford
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ledoux. 507 South
Evans avenue, were hurled from their
Ford touring car about 5:30 Sunday
afternoon, when a "hit and run” driv-
er plunged into the rear of the auto
and speeded on his way without stop-
Mrs. Ledoux received minor injur-
ies, but her husband escaped unhurt.
The Ford was completely wrecked.
The crash occurred one and one-half
miles east of the Witt filling station
on Highway 66, as Mr. and Mrs. Le-
Doux were returning from Yukon.
They were brought to this city by a
According to Mr. Ledoux, he had
heard the car approaching from the
rear, and judged it was traveling at a
high rate of speed, so he gave it plen-
ty of clearance, but his precautions
were of no avail. He was unable
to identify the car or license number.
Farm Employe Stricken
While at Work in Field
W. H. Howard employed as a farm
laborer by H. W. Kremier, north of
Okarche, died suddenly Monday aft-
ernoon, while at work in a field. The
body will be sent to McAlester for
Wind Accompanies Rain
No Damage Is Reported
No damage of consequence has
been reported iu this community by
high wind which accompanied a heavy
rain late Monday afternoon. The rain
in El Reno was 1.25 inches according
to the Daily Democrat gauge, but was
hedvier in the west part of the county
and north to Kingfisher.
The rain will greatly benefit grow-
ing crops and practically assures ft
good corn crop.
Lumber Warehouse Robbed
Of Paints Monday Night
| FOLKS YOU KNOW J
Mrs. Lucy Richardson of Oklahoma
City is visiting in the home of her
son, Levi Richardson and Mrs. Rich-
ardson, 111 South Evans.
* • •
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hofman of Kan-
sas City, Mo., spent the week-end
with the latter's sister, Mrs. Lewis
Waggener, east of the city. They
were enroute to Tulsa where they will
visit before returning to their home.
Mrs. Hofman was formerly Miss
Mayrne Patterson of this city.
• • •
Mrs. R. C. Nelson, 400 South Rob-
erts, returned Monday from a month's
vacation spent at Amarillo, Texas.
Mrs. Nelson was formerly Miss Velma
• * •
Miss Lorena Keller, 246 North L,
has as her house guest Miss Dora
Harper of Waurika.
* • •
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Conquest, 320%
North Rock Island, returned Monday
evening from a 10 days' visit in the
home of their daughter, Mrs. Norman
B. Elrod and Mr. Elrod at St. Louis,
• » *
Mrs. George Marshal!, who was en-
route from points in Illinois to her
homo in Duke, Okla., visited Monday
with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Witt, South-
east of the city.
* + *
J. W. Vance, East Cavanaugh, at-
tended the Orpheum in Oklahoma City
* » •
Miss Mary Clark of Dallas, Texas,
is the guest of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. Clark, 902 South Barker.
* * *
Miss Genevieve Braley of Stillwa-
ter was the guest over the week-end
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Braley, 502 South Macomb.
* • *
Mrs. James Short 418 South Admire,
has returned from a brief visit in
Kansas City, Mo.
* * *
Ed Wewerka, 117 South Roberts,
who has been ill for the past 10 weeks
with rheumatism, is reported as slow-
* * *
Mrs. Bell Patrick, Mrs. L. R. Huff-
man. Mrs. Frank McComas and daugh-
ter, Norma Faye, expect to spend
Wednesday in Oklahoma City.
* * *
Miss Jessie Mae Hall of Colony is
the guest in the home of her aunt, Mrs.
J. O. Hall and Mr. Hall, 1011 South
* * *
Paul Moon of Gurver, Texas, will ar-
rive Thursday for a few days' visit
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H.
Moon, 511 South Barker.
• * *
LeRoy McCay, Morris (Hank) Shra-
der, Claude Foster and Wetzel and
Ward Welden spent the week-end at
* * *
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Phelps,
daughters, Helen Louise and Mary
Margaret, 618 South Barker, returned
overland Sunday evening from a six
weeks’ stay at Chicago, 111., where
Doclor Phelps took post graduate
work in the Chicago, Eye, Ear, Nose
and Throat hospital and also a course
in the University of Illinois Post-
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Bradford,
1200 South Barker will have as their
guests the Fourth, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Reed of Dallas, Texas, Mr. and Mrs.
O. K. Curry and son. Jimmy, and
Mrs. J. K. Rudolph of Shawnee. Mrs.
Reed and Mrs. Rudolph are sisters
of Mrs. Bradford.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Dowell and son,
Robert, of Chicago, 111., Mr. and Mrs.
Webb McMurtrie, daughters, Ruth
and Elaine and son, Pierce of Rock
Island, 111., and Miss Eva Dowell of
Oklahoma City are visiting in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Dowell,
901 South Rock Island.
* * ♦
Mr. and Mrs. A1 Stoneman and
children of Shawnee are the guests of
Mr. Stoneman's mother, Mrs. Annie
Stoneman. 307 North Bickford. Mr.
and Mrs. Stoneman accompanied by
the former’s sister, Miss Delphine
Stoneman expect to motor to Wichita,
Kan., Wednesday for a week’s visit
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cross and son,
Henry jr., of Oklahoma City are visit-
ing with Mr. Cross’ parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. H. Cross, 513 South Hadden.
Miss Oiga Kivett, 716 South Rock
Island, returned Monday from Medi-
cine Park where she attenaed a house
party over the week-end given by Miss
• * *
Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Heffron of
Houston, Texas, are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Wehling, 829 South El-
INITIAL CITY ESTIMATE SHOWS
PROBABLE TAX LEVY REDUCTION
AS COUNCIL CONSIDERS BUDGET
Tentative drafts of the city budget, considered Monday
night at the regular meeting of the city council, indicated
a reduction of approximately three mills over the 1928
levy. To care for increased expenditures and improve-
ments the general fupd levy will he increased by about 1
mill, while there will be a reduction of about 4 mills in the
sinking fund, leaving the net decrease 3 mills. The 1928
levy was 25.52 mills and for the year previous, 26.79 mills.
Indications were that the levy this year for all purposes
would be approximately 22.52 mills.
An increase of about $2,000 is asked
for the city library, which includes a
new furnace and other improvements,
making the 1929 appropriation in the
neighborhood of $10,000. Some slicing
may be done In this account.
A new car is requested for the wa-
ter department and a new police car,
and salary increases aro provided for
some of the employes of the various
Due to the installation of the orna-
mental lighting system, there is an in-
crease in the lighting appropriation
and provision is also made for extend-
ing the ornamental system to those
streets traversed by highways 66 and
Si. Tho amount of $2,500 is placed
in the budget for a bridge at the south
entrance to the Rock Island yards,
for parallel parking in front of tho
Southern Hotel and on Woodson and
Russell streets between Rock Island
This ordinance will not become ef-
fective until parking lines are marked
on tlie affected streets.
Tho ordinance taking Hill CreBt ad-
dition Into tlie city limits was passed
on final reading.
Tho committee on parks recom-
mended after an investigation that ar-
rangements he made whereby baseball
grounds can he provided in the vari-
ous city li nks for the boys of tho city.
The report was adopted and tho work
is now under way. At Legion Park
tho bail ground will also be at the
disposal of the boys at certain pe-
Petition for the closing of the alley
and it is possible that some provis- j in Block 14, Crockett's Addition, filed
ion may be made for one or two ; by It. O. Bradford and Olliers, tabled
bridges in Fair Addition along Fore- j at the June meeting of the rounoil
man street. ] was recommended for reconsideration,
Plans are also under consideration
for the graveling of some of the
streets in the E! Reno cemeteries and
permanent improvements at the cast
.entrance to the cemeteries. Suffi-
cient money may not be available to
complete the project this year but a
start is proposed.
The budget will be further consid-
ered at a special meeting to be. held in
about two weeks.
In addition to tho regular routine
business the council passed three or-
dinances. One sponsored by Council-
man Murphy and requested by the
Izaak Walton League, has for its pur-
pose the protection of bird life of the
city. All song birds are included and
a fino of not more than $20 is pro-
vided for violations of the law. This
ordinance carried the emergency
clause and will become effective im-
mediately after its publication.
A second ordinance was adopted
with the emergency clause, prohibit-
ing the so called "wooden aprons” at
curb line automobile entrances, in the
interest of public safety. Penalties aro
provided for violations and the owner
is made personally responsible in the
event of damage suits.
Present traffic laws were amend-
and the hearing date was set fog the
first meeting of tho council imCAu-
Authority was granted City Treas-
urer Clyde Matthews to purchase the
following for the investment account
of the city sinking fund:, four $1,000
LoFlore county road bonds at $103.38
and accru <1 interest, total $4,195.20;
11 bonds of $500 each of school dis-
trict 2S, Seminole county, total $5,500;
three $1,000 bonds of the City or El
Reno water bonds of 1910, par and in-
terest total $3,013.75.
The report of* City Manager Pas-
sett, which appears in full In another
column was read aand approved.
City clerk receipts lor Juno wore
$5,756.63 as follows:
Water, $4,616.3S; cemetery, $212.50;
water-4lietf-vs $2.00; Legion park,
$18.00; building permits, $8.00; li-
cense, $108.25; dog tax. $12.00; park-
ing rent, $9.00; rent city hall, $30.00;
plumbing permits, $3.00; general fund
$09.00, miscellaneous $4.00.
Other receipts were paving district
10-C, $10.6.5: sewer district 21, $107.70.
Claims allowed at the meeting Aloii-
day night on the various funds total-
ed $17,636.30, as follows; general fund,
$5,685.13; cemetery fund $196.50; li-
brary fund, $522.S8; firemen’s relief,
ed by ordinance regulating the park- 1 $30.00; water fund $2,367. 84; special
ing of automobiles. New (raffle pro- ’ guarantee improvement fund’District
visions under the amendment provide 14, $S,S13.95.
City Manager’s Report
El iteno, Okla.
June 30, 1929
To the Honorable Mayor and Board
of City Commissioners, City of El
Herewith report of departmental ai
tivlties for the month of June, 1929.
Disorderly conduct __ _____________ 14
Drunkenness ____________________ 3
Selling or Possession intoxicating
liquor ________________________ 1
Petit larceny ____________________ 7
Peddling without license ________ 2
Investigation ______________________ 13
Disturbing the peace_____________ 2
Soliciting on street_______________ 1
Car theft________________________ 1
Forgery _________________________ 1
Destroying property _____________ 1
Tulsa Man Under Arrest
Charged with Kidnaping
PONCA CITY, July 2.—Orville Ho-
gan. 10 year-old boy who was alleged-
ly kidnaped by a man who offered a
job distributing sale bills was back
at home today after an extended tour
of northern Oklahoma and Kansas
with the kidnaper.
dins. 1). Dlack who is known by po-
lice here us Orville Black and Black-
burn from Tulsa was being held ut
Wichita, Kan., police here advised to-
Ho was arrested late yesterday at
Peabody, Kan., on a charge of kidnap-
ing. Black will bo held pending ex-
tradition proceeding police reported.
The arrest was made by Police
Chief S. W. Talk who traced the two
to the Kansas town. Orville disap-
peared from Ills home hero June 20.
Rewards of about $500 have been of-
fered for his return.
Stale Oil Production
Shows (Jain for Week
TULSA. July 2. —Substantial gain
in light crude oil production in the
nation was shown in the weekly re-
port of the Oil and Gas Journal here
today while heavy crude registered a
A production of light oil of 2,371,937
barrels compared to 2,330,270 barrels
the week before and heavy was 456,-
285 compared with 456,859 barrels.
The total in the mid-continent area
was 1.487,619 barrels compared with
1,468,525 barrels for tho previous
Total Oklahoma production was
697,415 barrels. Tills was an increaso
over production of the previous week
of 679.155 barrels.
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Farm Hoard Appointment
Announced by President
WASHINGTON, July 2.—President
Hoover today announced acceptance
of Alexander C. Leggu of Chicago as
chairman of the Federal Farm Board.
At the same time the White House
officially announced acceptance of a
place on the board by C. C. Teaguo of
California. President Hoover an
nounced that Legge would be chair-
man of tho board for the first year
and J. C. Slone of Lexington, Ky.,
whose appointment was announced
last week would he vice chairman.
Mr. Hoover said that In accepting
tlie place Legge probably had made
(ho greatest sacrifice any citizen ever
made to enter public service. He
pointed out that Legge is giving up an
income of more than $100,000 a year
to accept tlie chairmanship of the
board at $12,000 a year.
Recapture Two Prisoners
LAWTON, July 2.—'With two of the
10 escaped prisoners back In tho
county jail today officers wore ex-
tending their search for the remain-
der of tlie men who sawed their way
through tho bars of their cages Mon-
One man was captured after the
break and another gave himself up
last night as ho said "I deemed it
better to do that than to get shot.”
•j-j 16 Persons Injured
in Train Derailment
j j DES MOINES. Iowa. July 2.—Six-
i—teen PRrsons were Injured today when
nine cars of the crack westbound Rock
the year were Island Flyer were derailed at Metz,
22 miles west, of here. None was se-
riously injured tho railway reported
although four were sent to hospitals.
Four of the nine cars derailed turned
IN KNIFE FRAY
Quick Justice was meted out Tues-
day in court here to George Conley,
colored, chargod with assault with a
dangerous weapon. At his prelimi-
nary hearing in county court before
Judge R. J. Kintz. Conley was held
for trial In the district court.
Conley was immediately arraigned
on the charge bofore Judgo Sam Hook-
er In the higher court, where tlie ne-
gro pleaded guilty and was sentenced
to five years In the state prison at
Conley also pleaded guilty to a
charge of auto theft, and a like sen-
tence was Imposed. Tlie terms are
to operate concurrently.
On June 8, Conley while in an in-
toxicated condition, attacked and se-
verely injured R. D. Holland with a
knife. In an effort to escape follow-
ing the cutting affray, Conley stole
an automobile from Jack Gordon, but
was caught east of Banner when the
car ran out of gas.
Wife Poisoner Sentenced
To Lengthy Prison Term
A warehouse of the Canadian Lum-
ber and Oil company on Elm street
near Barker avenue in the south part
of the city, was broken into Monday
night, The thieves gained entrance
by sawing a chain with which the
door was barred.
Two gallons of shellac, a gallon of
varnish and eight gallons of paint
were stolen according to reports to
the police and sheriff.
4th of July Dinner—35c
11:30 until 1:30
No supper will be served
July 4 th.
Frank H. Roberts of Chicago, 111.,
were business visitors here Monday,
and V. A. Pendleton of Oklahoma City
Mrs. J. Howard Daniel and son,
Howard jr., of Purcell, are the guests
of Mrs. Lucy Clark, 1020 East Wood
* » »
Miss Edra Wooden of Oklahoma
City spent Saturday evening with
Miss Irene Korgan, east of the city.
* * *
Mr. ami Mrs. W. D. Patterson, 1115
South Hoff, motored to Piedmont
* • •
Mrs. Alice Butler, Mrs. B E. Tuck
er and Mrs. Charlie Green lift over-
land today for a few days’ visit with
relatives at Marietta Okla.
(Continued on page four)
police department for
$6,296.50 an increase of $550 over the
In arrests by individual officers for
tlie month. Officer Kirby had 23. Of-
ficer Daniels 20, and Assistant Chief
Pettit 17. Officer Daniels hail 18 ar-
rc.-ts for traffic, Kilby 5, Haynes 1,
and tho operator of tlie street sweep- j
Quarantines ) NEW BOSTON, Texas, July 2.—A
* H ii-r ---------- 6 I jury of farmers and small town busi-
ness men Monday night found Ocie
Nix, young farmer, guilty of poisoning
his 17-year-old wife and sentenced
him to 99 years in the state peniten-
Nix smiled when tho verdict was
read. His attorneys declined to state
whether an appeal would be taken
and Nix was transferred to the Lamar
county Jail in Paris to await formal
sentence at a later date.
it was understood the verdict was
n compromise. Ten jurors favored
Discharged ________________________ 29
Released to higher authority------- S
Fined ________ 42
Total fines and forfeited bail $434.90
Collected from previous months 3.00
Total collections ____________$437.90
Total arrests were il less than the
previous month, but the number fined,
and the collections were approximate-
ly the same. Total collections In the
The increase of two during the
month was in scarlet fever cases,
measles being the same as last month.
Twenty-five dogs were killed dur-
ing the month, four of which were
suspected of having rabies.
Five fires occurred during the
month. One at a shoe-shop, 209 North
Bickford, cause undetermined, dam-
age $125; one at the Catholic church
cause burning candies, damage $100;
ono at 50.8 Ei)St Russell in a garage,
cause children with matches: dam-
age $75; also two unimportant trash
The dirt 'Beets were graded three
times. Hauling of dirt onto streets
from the Citizen’s bank excavation
was completed. Weed cutting was
started during the month, and will be
continued during the summer months.
Between rains considerable time was
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FARM WOMEN’S MARKET
Wednesday, 9 A. M.—1 P. M.
Country Maid Products
Get ready for that 4th of July picnic! You will find everything
nicely fixed for you. Make your selection early.
We will have dressed chickens, fresh butter, eggs, cream, cheese,
cakes (ail kinds), pics, rolls, bread, fruit and last of all home-mude
ice cream. Get a carton and put in your Frigidaire for the Fourth.
Phone Orders Filled
MRS. J. W. LORENZEN, Mgr.
CITY HALL BLDG.
(lie death penalty, one a life term
and I he other acquittal.
Nix's arrest and subsequent indict-
ment followed the sudden death of his
wife several weeks ago.
Examination disclosed she had died
cf "trychnine poisoning. The state
contended Nix killed his wife in order
to collect $1,400 insurance money.
WATERTOWN, Mass., <LP)— A bird
caused a fire hero during a recent
heat wave. Tho sun’s rays, shining
through a glassed porch, Ignited a
celluloid canary, setting Mrs. Marshall
Prescott's home ablaze.
COINS FOR FRENCH PAPER
PARIS, —(LP)—Franco is gradually
"iittiug down the supply of paper
money in circulation and substituting
! nickels pieces, which will bo good
| news to tourists who get tired out with
! the various small notes of big and
I little denominations.
Wire Short Circuited
The fire department was summoned
I a to the 400 block on North Bark-
j<Xl lor at 7:10 Tuesday morning
I ■ ” where wiring that had become
short circuited caused a small blaze,
j No damage was reported.
Violation of Air Rules
Hlamed for Plane Deaths
NEW YORK, July 2.—Violation of
the fundamental rules of safety In the
ulr was illumed by Roosevelt field of-
ficials today for the death of Wil-
mer Stultz noted flyer and two pas-
Discovery of two shoes both left
jammed under the rudder bar In tin-
cockpit In which the two passengers
were riding helped substantiate the
theory that the passengers "froze” to
(be dual controls yesterday making It
Impossible for Stultz to bring the
plane out of (ho "falling leaf.”
Stultz had been stunting with tho
two passengers for Borne time when
he sent tlie piuno into a falling leaf,
it never came out. The motor
ploughed into the ground killing the
passengers. Stultz died later with-
out regaining consciousness.
Stultz who flew Amelia Earliart
across the Atlantic in the plane
“Friendship” was known as a daring
aviator but ordlnnrliy was inclined
to tako all measures to Insure safety.
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After Air Record
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 2.—Lor
roil Mendell nnd Peter Reinhart pi-
loting a Buhl air sedan took off from
tlie airport here nt 7:30 a. in. today
on tho start of an attempt to break
the world’s sustained flight record.
Osage King May Renew
Long Fight for Freedom
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 2.—That
W. K. Hale, former “King of the
Osage Hills" has not abandoned his
long fight for freedom afer convic-
tion on federal charges of murder
was declared today by Roy St. Lewis.
United States district attorney.
Halo was convicted of murder in
connection with the death of Henry
Roan, wealthy Osnge Indian. Attor-
neys Monday obtained an extension
of Ilale’s appeal to August 1 from
Judge Frank E. Kennamer at Tulsa.
It had been announced that Hale
had given up liis fight and would
serve his term in Leavenworth peni-
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WICHITA, Kan., July 2.—Col and
Mrs. Chas. A. Lindbergh left here late
today for Waynoka, Okla., where
Lindy will continue ills inspection
tour of trans-coiitlueutal air trans-
Flight Attempt Fails
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 2—Leo
Nomis and Maurice Morrison attempt-
ing to establish a new sustained flight
record In a Cessna monoplane were
forced to land at the Metropolitan ail-
port early today after 42 hours iu the
Failure of tho motor for reason yet
undetermined forced them to come
down after having been aloft since
7:30 a. in. Sunday. Their craft was
damaged when they pancaked it while
trying to make a landing through a
dense ground fog. Neither was hurt.
Nomis and Morrison said they would
he ready for another attempt In two
Inoia Hank Is Robbed
By Youthful Bandits
1NOLA, Okla., July 2.—Two youth-
ful bandits who forced tho bank pres-
ident to show them how they could
lock him in the vault while they looted
the bank of $500 had made good their
escape according to reports hero to-
The bandits who robbed the bank
here yesterday afternoon escaped to
(he south in a now Ford truck and
were believed hiding in the breaks of
the Verdigris river or had gone west
to Tulsa. The bank had been robbed
in December 1927, by a lone bandit
who is now serving five years in
Smothered to Death
SAYREVILLE, N. J., July 2.—Three
men were smothered to death in a
clay slide of a clay bank of the Sayre-
ville and Fisher company here today,
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Regular meeting of Knights of Co-
lumbus Tuesday night. Luncheon.
All members urged to be present.
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