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Abilene Morning Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1937, Abilene, Texas ABILENE MORNING VOLUME ABILENE TEXAS SUNDAY HORNING MARCH TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS PRICE 5 CENTS NUMBER 27 A ot ind In the world md bj a group of and Informed newspaper mm Washington and New York mW u or relanin ud cot to u Iki of IUi BY RAY TUCKEE WASHINGTON March Political economists welcome he 1937 wave of wage boosts but wiser insiders are watching for an economic undertow In the form of acute price Inflation Fairly diate result might be to scare ers at the very moment when their dollars are vitally needed In the recovery push wages In heavy Industry coal au torn a tic P lly bring a general lift In the price level The increase as ways will gradually outstrip the ex- tra pay and production will again exceed consumption who have been stocking up on a rising market will economize The ency has already shown Itself In the consumers goods which enjoyed a marked spurt on the im- petus of government spending National planners are sitting up nights to devise checks and es but they haven't found the an- STEEL HIKES PAY FOR ITS SKILLED WORKERS BUTTLE Bee WHIRLIGIG Ff 3 Col 1 School Head Reelected March E Williams graduate of McMurry college with the class of 1929 has been elected superintendent of the schools for his second year Previous to holding position he was high school principal and for six years Pratt was reelected high principal Also a graduate of McMurry he will teach commercial subjects and coach football school has 22 affiliated credits and Is asking credit In home economics typing and general mathematics this year There are scholastics The PrTA will sponsor a womanless style show March 18 the la be used In campus First Ballot Test Of Court Plan Set AUSTIN March Texans In tlie 10th congres district may be the first to express themselves by ballot on President proposed Spread Even to Ir Bottom of Seas Bj DALE HARRISON NEW YORK sit down and Uke a load olf your j feet school of thought has spread at last to the bottom of the sea nor was the Idea all wet either Egyptian monies to anese play girls from shoemakers to deep sta divers the rebellion ex- by the squat has been taken up by virtually everybody Monks In a Coptic monastery on Egyptian desert do not like heir abbot and they do not like to have social life restricted to they continued to sit down n protest Tony dives Jor a living vent down to the bottom of Lake Superior In diving outfit and sat down until the city of Port Ar- hur Ont agreed to a higher wage Bricklayers Sit Four bricklayers ut down on a Job that was within five hours of being completed They a total of 15 cents and had a three hour rett Their four hod carriers down too for lack of anything else to do All they got the rest The pretty little geisha girls to see whom tired American business men have been known to travel half way round the world seemed tonight In their sit-down at Osaka Japan The ladles went Into pout a week ago because their bosses wouldn't let them organize a union Tonight they were back with their smiles and their songs with the police In charge of tion proceedings Detroit's cent girls were saying May I help you to customers having sat themselves down to a wage boost settlement of difficulties with the F W Woolworth people Thirty-four New York artists models found sitting down almost as unpleasant as standing up for art classes but they held doggedly strike for more neared however there were signs of weakening Some of the girls remembered with fluttering hearts that they had Saturday night dates with the boy friends Old rocking chair seemed In- V reme court reorganization The court plan has appeared a major Issue In a special election called by Governor James V nor April 10 to choose a successor to the late Rep J P Buchanan Eight candidates planned drives through the 10 coun ties of the district Workers From Aluminum Industry Bolt AFL To Join Lewis By The Associated fiat Big steel announced a wage In- crease for thousands of Its skilled and workmen Saturday while labor disputes tied up duction In various other n scattered districts steel lon the biggest subsidiary the U S Steel corporation disclosed the new wake hike a flat 10 cents an hour to be effective March 18 It said it would apply to the higher working classes hourly tonnage and piecework would benefit aboul 93 percent of the company's employes Earlier In the week the company announced a 10 cents an hour In- crease and a week for com- mon CIO Meantime competition for labor's leadership became more acute as a union In the aluminum Industry bolted the American Federation ol Labor led by William Green and swung Its allegiance to John L Lewis committee for Industrial It was a new gain for Lewis whose position already had been strengthened during the week by recognition from ranking producers In the steel and electrical tries BuL Green's forces were not Idle Craft union leaders opposed to Lewis vertical organization gram Indicated they were consider- ing several o reprisal One was a boycott of capital goods by CIO members Another was refusal to recognize the label on The defection ol tne aluminum Workers union's largest unit at new Kingston Pa plant of the Aluminum Company 01 America LABOR Fj 12 Col 6 Ideal Chorine Rehn a nese haj Just what Is ed for tbe new for screen Bars Dave Gould Him dance director who her u ideal chorus Miss Rehn blonde li fire feel sli Associated Prew photo ABILENE VOTES BOND ISSUE FOR RESERVOIR Davidson Slaps to have plenty on the ball B L COX SLIGHTLY BETTER General condition of Ben L Cox Abilene attorney who entered Memorial hospital Friday was reported slightly Improved Saturday midnight by attendants Mr Cox was resting well Allred Signs For Liquor Search AUSTIN March James V Allred signed a today authorizing search and seizure rants to enforce the slate liquor law Because It received a two-thirds majority in the legislature tute will be effective Immediately The governor had advocated a number of measures to tighten en- forcement and the court of criminal appeals recently stated absence of authorization for search warrants was hampering officials especially In dry territory TWENTY-NINE PLACES RESERVED FOR ABILENE BIRTHDAY PARTY SLATED FOR TOWN FOUNDERS Speaker GEORGE S ANDERSON places hive been re- served for the birthday party of Abilene at which men and women who came to the city prior to December 31 1883 will be ored The observance will begin at p m Monday March 15 It will be held at the Hilton hotel The acceptance coupon Is printed again this morning and all those qualifying are again to fill It send the acceptance to the Re- with a picture or the sender and a brief sketch of day experiences and autobiography Seven new places were reserved yesterday The following accepted the Mrs R G Anderson December T W October 1581 C E Fulwiler 311 Elm arr II Pcle Fine July Mri Sue berry fall of Mrs j G Barker IOC Beach ot 1811 Founders Birthday Party Coupon Editor Abilene Texas I invitation of the Abilene to be a guest at party celebrating the day March 16 My Name Ky Address I came lo Enclosed is a sketch of my life and n photograph Liquor Board Supervisor Says Dispensers In Dry Areas Out Texas control board w seek to close what John district supervisor stationed nere termed dispensers of beer to the public operating the name Two counties in this district may vole on local option sale Coates A number of persons In these counties have asked me whai the attitude or the liquor boart would be If their counties voted dry and they organized these clubs have told them the lype of they described are Illegal that with of the sheriffs and county attorneys going to see that these places an closed If a county votes dry I In keeping It dry in respect to tlv wishes of the people he added are some such places In Abilene which may expect to be In said Callahan Jurors Return 14 I Burke Blasts At Appeal Made By FD Flanagan j Replies In Defense As Planned i WASHINGTON March Democratic opponents of President Roosevelt's court opened tonight sn extensive barrage designed to I the next vreek chief executive's appeals for the support in reshaping the supreme court I Senator Burke opened fire with a radio speech asserting that no greater disservice was ever done io the cause of democracy lan miy well result from the ent and surpassingly cunning ecepllve program to discredit the court In the of the On the other hand ve Flanagan In a speech support of Mr Roosevelt's You cannot destroy the national of a Judicial flat This as attempted by a divided court In he Dred Scott case You the The people overruled a supreme court decision by force of arms Put Experience With this experience of the like a red light flashing Its warning shall we again our or five Judges who are out of our social and economic to again embroil us in Earlier In the day Chairman Copeland of the senate committee replied In i to the president's sugges Ion that the supreme court ast doubt over the ally of flood control legislation Paraphrasing the president's O words Copeland said that when men piling sandbags the at Cairo find time lo tudy this question they Till hat failure to provide for flood ontrol was not the fault of the court but of the Mrs M E Boai 417 March 15 Speaker at the dinner for the first citizens of Abilene will be George S Anderson The first time he saw Abilene was December 21 1885 As a small boy he arrived here with his father Rnd brother former home In Bell from their county lo Roby where the elder Anderson was to Join In organizing Fisher county snd found tht town Roby Shopping We had been on road two weeks when we got Mr An- derson related My father bought our Christmas things here from a grocer whose store was next to the Palace hotel The old court house that was demolished lo make way for the present one was new and It was really a beautiful building Abilene was a flourishing town of George Anderson returned lo Abilene several limes a year December 27 when he moved here to stay In Roby R C Crane now of had the first newspaper In Fisher Fisher County Call He hired Anderson as printer's doll By W he had learned the printer's trade and See PI It Col 5 Rains Are Help To West Texas Ranges March teen and three Indictments were returned by a 42nd district court grand Jury In a re port returned late All one defendant is In custody R L Edwards reported Bills returned on two charges of forgery by lion Joe Brooks for cattle Ed Marchman Wesley Rust R H Taylor and M B Moon of ove 550 Earl R Stewart driving while Intoxicated A E Henderson liam Price and William burglary o W robbery W D Cammon by C and A E Henderson misdemeanor theft and Gene Goode aggravated own agent the director o he budget More Good Cotton Seed Is Two more where cotlon seed may be obtained lor planting purposes filed They J Walter Tye P G Sell Tuscola The will publish the and addresses or firms Including Kibitzer Peeks On Beauty Am Beast Tells Al GooiT Palls and alluringly beautiful GambUl Abilene who dated las night with all expenses paid winners of publicized Beaut and Beast contest sponsored by th Brand school paper had an official klb Itzer a reporter He was In the car and wit the winners In the Hilton coffe shop but at the Paramount theate the midnight at the hotel and the sentimental afterwards he rea sons explainable later As the car picked up Ugly Me at the dormitory you Peeping Tom was amazed to see Jimmy Durante nostril slicking fair city block over a chest Hustling up and by dent persuasion that he know 1 possessed your reporter managed front seat In the automobile Th when he received the first dirt look Bat he was more than amazi when Miss walked out he car he was flabbergasted Dressed in perfect fitting gold gown with a red corsage and a cape over her shoulder she too good for 1.000 men leL alone one little wast As she entered she spoke nicely lo your quivering writer the first and lul time of the evening and he collapsed Sirens awoke him as llw left the campus led by a cycle escort The down Hickory to North lo Pint While enrouLe your thick-skinned reporter ed and learned that the beauty had been nervous all day and now cotton oil mill operators and i offering lor to farmers reliable well-tested to replace j sorry seed i This Is being done lo ao the for o grade and staple or Wrs Ion that Is grovEn Rains from a lo two fell over A larpe part of early 4-H Stolen Reward brought In morning to 75 inch Inch yesterday for is local Points Accused Dentist A look On hit iff Dr K G Miller a after he wis formally charted with the murder bjr ol it Police quoted the ai he the chloroform u be prepared to perform in In a car sli miles the Mj Press photo Heaviest Terms In Dope Trials 11 Mayor Gratified With Results Although But Small Majority DALLAS March T Davidson levied the heaviest narcotic law lation sentence on record against stunned dope years In Voters of Abilene yesterday he Leavenworth Kas prison TIKES Hi Takes All First Places For First Time Since Tourney Started High school list places in Its own Invitation tournament Saturday for the irst time the event was inau- five years ago The Abilene boys A debate team composed of Sammy rop and mil Tele defeated high school la the finals he girls A team Lucille Winter and Eleanor Bishop won over Van and Gaston and Betty Sue Pitts won high honors rn boys and girls speaking Waldrop and Tele debating the negative side of the question Re- solved that the manufacture of munitions of wax should be a took a judges decision from the Brecken ridge team Ben J Dean Jr and Beat Dean The girls were given decision over their opponents LaVeta Harris and Ro- bertson The Abilene girls had the negative side of the question Winners Extemporaneous speech winners and their subjects boys Gaston Cogdell The Spanish War net first W C Esles Lubbock What Is Wrong with the Present Farm See AHS PI 12 Col 4 dered In bonds Issued to finance the Port Phantom Hill water reservoir project The majority favoring the bonds was however very 150 Complete returns On the North Side nt the Cedar street station 426 votes were polled for the Issue 312 against for a majority of On the South Side at the station 475 votes were polled the Issue 439 against for a majority of The city-wide count POT the bonds 901 Against A total of ballots was cut The election climaxed a that lagged greatly until two weeks ago The Issue was submitted by a majority of the city commission with those favoring a vote at this time led by Mayor C L Johnson Statement Last night the mayor made this It should go without saying that I am gratified at the result of this election In which the people of Abilene have again shown their de sire to go forward I am here to prove that the cost figures which I submitted on this project are conservative and accurate I feel certain that the Phantom Hill project can be com- for 1600.000 with a capacity of supplying gallons ol ler a day As brought forward by the city commission the project called for the sale of only n bonds at this time for the con- struction of the reservoir with pipe me filtration plant and pump to come later when the arrives Louis Ginsberg 53 when Judge Davidson assessed record-breaking sentence and a 10 fine as the climax to a sensa- nnal trial that bared the workings a narcotics ring federal agents as the largest In the J J Biggins for the bureau of Texas Louisiana Mississippi said Ginsberg's eclipsed by 12 years the ler record penally assessed In the States Judge Davidson sentenced five her defendants to terms ranging rom to 20 years as the group aces grey and Incredulous stood be- ore the bench Led to a barred holdover In the building the defendants ung to the bars u though to keep rom falling Defense attorneys Immediately led notice of appeal Judge Davidson said he wu t heavy penalties primarily for the protection of and waa not closing the door of hope for ny of the defendants He pointed ut that every prisoner becomes en- to parole In time Dallas Scarborough the former so effectively lea trie could not readied lac night for i statement He he proposition both In the press radio concluding campaign Friday evening with an address over station The election wrote another ter In battle for more water Records of the from Its first following sale of town lots In March Bee BONDS PI It CoL 5 Cause 01 Airliner Crash Is Revealed SAN FRANCISCO March tir lines officials ced today thai an Investigation dis- closed a radio microphone lodged between the control column and scat rail and caused the crash of a Lcs Francisco plane list Feb 9 the Joss of eleven lives A R Tommy Thompson was helpless to prevent the crash I the repor indicated becalm of the Bond Set For Two For Theft Ol Mare O C Ellis and Hmer wer being Held In Taylor county Ja last night in lieu of bond se on each by Justice of the Peace James Gray Bledsoe Saturday whe they waived examining trial on charge of horse stealing The complaint made by the sher id's department alleged that El acd Splawn together with another party not apprehended stole a mare from H T Strickland of North February 12 The horse was recovered by iff Sid McAdams and Deputy Ruck In Dallas Wednesday and the men arrested In Wichita Falls Thursday Roy Mack Winters Club President WINTERS Mar S Hack has been elected president of he Winters country club ind he and W L Hinds nave been added o the board of Old members of the bond c 8 Lr T Smith Lyle wcn Henslee and E D Stringer Others named to offices at i recent meeting of the board vere L T Smith secretary Jackson Henslee and committee Smith Trank C N committee J S- Bourn A J T A Smith Mrs W A Mrs I N Wilkinson committee Dr It C dor George R Hill and Jack inson tournament committee A ruling was made by trie board one stock only b required for an entire family providing children In the family are living at none and are unmarried Mitchell County Man Is COLORADO March Dossey of the Seven Well community near here received severe injuries tonight In in automobile accident on highway 101 five and a half miles north of Colorado night A sedan driven by Dossey was de- when It with a truck driven by BUI Chadwict of Colorado The drivers were received a broken left arm tions of lips and face and lost his upper front teeth Taj unhurt Dossey was carried to Root pital here accident had cut KIBITZER Pp 12 Col 4 ever bay aiV have td n seconds had rol the microphone jammed the controls The statement declared that steps already taken to prevent or such a which could have only under of Today For Mrs W M Vance Funeral services for Mrs W M Vance of Mineral Wells relative of several will be held at the Caps Baptist church at today with the Rev Mr Jackson officiating Mrs died at 3 p m In Mineral Wells She Is vived by a son A C Wood and eral grandchildren in a son Wood in California two Mrs J H Vance of al Mrs S P Vance of Fori Worth tiro Mrs M G Bronte and Mrs Molly Powell of Texas Pallbearers will be R C Suggs I A Roach Luther A B Boyd B Norman and Willie Caperton ARGUMENTS OVER VAST KING RANCH DOMAIN IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS TAKEN TO COURT BY Farmers Meet In Merkel And Trent Seventy-five persons attended a farmers meeting in Merkel day afternoon at County Agent Knox Parr the 1937 farm program a-d J Walter Hammond of Tye discussed the of community county and slate agricultural Earlier In the day a group heard Parr at Trent In a The meetings were the last in a series of 11 held in Taylor county communities Next week farmers nU 2 p m Monday in Merkel day In Buffalo Gap Wednesday acd Thursday In lene to elect community In the soil conservation program The Weather Saturday amount for the entire of three days 1 25 Balrd 1 SO 1 30 I r Mason 50 50 Rohy M 2 Big Uke a 1 0 1 Haskell SS Stamford 1 regard is for apprehension of ralf 4-H boys f Moore high teacher at Fair Park Other reports of c L Art a car early ist R i 1233 Plum a 33 giure two for HOUSTON March Fisher Tor the Rober took over dispute cattle the court upon doughty old Richard King in 1 the steer for IT j and improved the vast properties thai indices son 6 vw hrr ir In her will she for residue or the estate in to 3rd trun be la Sv the I fn I fur iho was kins ot the in Texas was argued in Judge T M hc ed of heirs for for the an by and for a to direct I Edwin K a-d Alice ol dollars wood been from MM worth of her by K and Alice o irA hat ire to their to tht the estate L L Mil anil in the Ii was or the an I wai divided two ago the J Jr Richard Richard c Jr D
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