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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - September 9, 1936, San Antonio, Texas NEWS For more than 70 years San Antonio has been giving its the That la fim concern FEATURES to Antonio u u aad appreciate VOL. 253 SAN WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 1936 PAGES PRICE 6 1865 the Texas Planning first acts after it was appointed in 1935, was to draft a seven-point expanded to a program for range development and use of the State's Third on that schedule was servation and proper utilization of the surface and underground Evidently the planners considered water next after public health and the as the most valuable item of That estimate is water is as essential to the State's life as the stream is to the human Consequently the ment to its Water Resources Com- i is vitally fHAT GROUP headed by Chairman John A. State Board of Water Engineers has begun its is a labor of but progress is being In any event the pensable fact-finding upon which to base a long-range program has been For some years past the State aid from the United States Geological been measuring the Texas and have surveyed underground Those labors have been handicapped by a lack of when the planners ob- from the Government for resuming that they served the cause Surveys are under way in typical areas all over the including 70 South Texas When that task shall be the engineers will possess for comprehensive map of all That will be something new and 'A S Chairman Norris Weather Bureau records show average rainfall at 26 inches million Only 35 million acre feet 9 per runs off in the is easy to see that a vast amount of water is left in underground reservoirs When the State grows it will become necessary to find out where all this water how much there how much is recoverable and how much can be drawn out annually without harmfully depleting the To collect all that mation mainly through bore drilling is the task em- braced in the The underground water map will indicate in what areas irrigation districts may be where industrial centers may be oped and where cities may built with assurance that the supply never will give At the same time the planners are con- cerned with the con- distribution and use of face water through di- version and check small dams in creeks and larger dams in lakes and I IKE most South Texas com- county and expositions this Hallettsville Free Thursday and running through Sunday has been enlarged to mark the Recognizing the unusual significance of the sentative Mansfield and President Walton of Texas A. and M. Col- lege will deliver Three neighbor cities will send bands to furnish music for the four-day Cuero's Turkey Trot Yorktown's Cowboy Band and the Yoakum High School Band will give con- march in the parade and take part in the pageants and and Children's Days will be On Friday Dr. Walton will unveil a ment to the heroes of the MOST CITIES for a hundred miles or so around will in the opening parade and the historical The dren will have their own parade on a competition and athletics will mark the participation on The agricultural exhibits will be drawn from ishing farms in Lavaca and ing region in which the vineyards and fig orchards are highly As at other the community exhibits will be kept intact and conspicuously That method of ing neighborhood spirit is proving effective all over IE OF OF ROOSEVELT Whether It Will Reach Coast And Mountain States By November Doubtful FIGHT ELSEWHERE Far West Never Learns What It's All About Until Months Too Late David Lawrence begins today a series of five dispatches ing conclusions reached after his visit to 13 States In the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast re- Mr. Lawrence plans to visit the New England States next and then the Central covering 40 out of the 48 States before By David Lawrence 1836, San Antonio Sept. a tide running against the New It is no insignificant It resents the return of Republicans to the Republican party from their 1933 resentment against Hoover and it represents the defection of a number of Jeffersonian crats who do not like the New It will mean reduced everywhere for But whether tide is cient to give Landon these 13 Western States in the college of 1936, or merely reflects a trend that will reach a climax with a Republican Congress in 1938 is the real My own is that the tide is not stronge enough as yet in these Western States to lose for velt the electoral votes of this although I realize that I visited the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast sections much lier than I have ever before in presidential campaign Usually Behind East. It Is characteristic of the Far West and Rocky Mountain States that they do not get the waves of opinion held in the East until months and months after versies have reached their height in the East. Perhaps the ence in time and distance may account somewhat for but even economic waves do not touch the Pacific Coast as quickly they do the Middle West or the East. Significantly I did not find a single Western State In which the Republicans privately conceded that they were They would always admit if the election were held they might lose but they had nite convictions about the ble outcome in Expect October Upon I found that the Republican talking off the were on votes or Townsend votes or the split-up in the Democratic party due to Stato but they had also an ing confidence that a tide would begin to roll by October which would swing their States into the Republican column by narrow On the Democratic I found considerably more than I one Democratic chieftain in a Western State told me early In July that he expected Roosevelt to carry that State as against a 1932 majority of about but when I ed to the same State in my same informant told me he thought the State would be rather and by that he meant or either What had happened in the In- the lines were be- ginning to crystalize in local mary and this revealed the reaction of voters it was not possible to determine Polls Catch Eye I found a considerable interest in the informal polls almost such as those taken by the American Institute of Public ion and the Literary but somehow these polls do not ex- plain the trends and the reasons for the shifts in the sample This can be ascertained only by talking to the well-informed men on both sides who are selves canvassing voters all the time through A. reporter who can gain the con- of these leaders and who Is conscientious in reporting ob- what he finds will dis- cover in the present trends much that in the very nature of For often the contest Jn a state is between of voters or between ferent section of the same I derived the general impression that politics is not quite as hot In the Far West as in the Middle West or that the velt of the Rocky tain and Pacific Coast regions is by no means as Intense as in the Continued on Page 3, Column 8. Weather Man Sez Ban Antonio and Partly cloudy with gentle to moderate erly Partly cloudy Wednesday and Gentle to moderate erly winds on the Hourly San Sept. 7-8, 1938. 81 8 73 19 9 75 78 10 79 77 11 83 12Mldnlght---- 78 12NOOH........ 88 1 75 1 88 2 75 2 90 3 75 3 92 4 74 4 93 74 91 6a.m........., 73 8 88 7 73 7 87 New Straw Wolf Topples Over By Ray Tucker Sept. 8. Pat predictions that leaders of and industry would curtail expansion and expenditures until after the November election so as to the payroll voter against the New Deal are not borne out even by New Two great Industries which wholly dislike Roosevelt are Ing recovery making no political along the Responding to several steel corporations have not waited until after Nov. 3 to an- plans for millions of worth of new plant The public utilities weekly broadcast new records of and are vying with TVA and REA in reaching out for hitherto untapped These demands have awakened those two drowsy tion and This resumption of activity cuts two The argue that natural forces way of could not be dammed up even by the New But President Roosevelt's October speeches will hall all this progress as a direct result of New Deal policies which LANDON WILL Plans to Give Address In Portland Saturday Night Associated Sept. a surprise Gov. Alf M. Landon said tonight he would go to Maine participate in the first fighting of the New Deal by closing the State Re- publican campaign with a land speech Saturday A brief statement told the Republican candidate's plan and automatically at least for the time a of young licans scheduled here Pre- vious statements had projected a Mid-West farm tour late this month as the next major campaign am going to Landon help that state to the good government for it has always stood and to pate in the first fighting tion at the polls of the kind of government this country has had for the last three Maine's election the first in the is Sept. 14, The presidential an- was telephoned from the governor's where Landon spent the to E. Ross his press The Portland speech will be broadcast over the red network of the National Broadcasting but the time of its delivery was not Sketched Aides sketched this Itinerary for the Landon will leave Topeka day night on the regular Santa Fe train at p. m. S. ar- riving In Chicago Friday he will take a New York Central train to New York City and there board a special train for the New England En route through the nominee will make few rear platform Plans for the return trip were not yet Before Maine trip was an- newsmen had been fied that an Important development might be During the the executive committee of the Republican National Committee discussed campaign In cago and John D. M. National forecast the Republicans would carry Maine down the line in excess of Advisers were not able to say immediately whether Landon would confer with during the The Governor said re- cently that he to see the former President on Hoover's way home from an Eastern The unexpected Maine ment issued Just before Landon attended a circus performance with 49 Tomorrow the Kansan will brate the 49th anniversary of his birth ir West Pa. Aides said that unless it was elderberry favorite of the special celebration of his birthday had been Mrs. Landon ana the three children were in Estes Col. Only the Governor and his 79-year-old John M. Continued on Pagre 3, Column 1. CHILDREN PICKET MILWAUKEE WOMAN Sept. Edward noticing that a of children had started a bonfire on vacant property near her routed the children and put out Then the aged 8 to 14, returned to parade in front of her home bearing that read to SOVIET AND HITLER PREPARE PEOPLES Russia Holds War Games In Ukraine While Nazis Stir-Up Hate BIG Germans to Hear Fuehrer Expound Ideas On Kultur Sept. viet mustered troops on the frontier tonight for an- war games were a pointed answer to German While thousands of Hitler youth paraded through the streets of reading signs which called the Communists Enemy No. the sian high command Inveighed against Fascist The military maneuvers were ar- ranged to work out problems of protecting the western territory ot the U. S. S. particularly the Ukraine and the area contiguous to Poland's eastern where the ranking Com- munist military strategists ure preparatory to the of the sham troops will practice in a region roughly half way between Moscow and Four of the five marshals of the Red army the only ab- sentee being Gen. K. commander of the Far ern Talks for Germany Marshal Klementi E. commissar of war and breathed defiance of any sion against have enemies within ami outside our he can deal with the numerical small internal at the same the cist enemy is prepared to attack us from the Let him We were ready long ago to resist The Soviet press warned the army was ready to meet any threat and hailed it as the strongest in The maneuvers will be highly and will focus tion on air Military ob- from Great Britain and France arrived to watch the war Russia Says It's Sept. warnings that specter of is approaching nearer and resounded in the Soviet press as the Red marched midway between Berlin and cow in maneuvers along the ish The Moscow press boasted the Soviets were able to protect the The ominous specter of war Is approaching nearer and The danger is too real for one to confine to resolutions and oral One must fight actively for The real problems of the army maneuvers began tonight at the same time as residents ot cities throughout the Ukraine took part in chemical air defense M. chairman of the council of Commissars in speaking before Marshal E. Commissar of War and said at want to inform the commissars and Stalin that White Russia which formerly was an oppressed region of Russian czarism has now been converted into the best of republics with We assure them that the frontiers of our republic are firmly locked and the keys to that lock we hand to Stalin and Only according to their orders shall we open our Hitler Olf Sept 8. Chancellor Adolf Hitler tonight proclaimed his restoration rf arms to the German nation during the last Der Fuehrer's assertion was con- In a three-minute speech made before hundreds of thousands of cheering Nazis gathered in berg for their annual party con- Everywhere were placards Ing Bolshevism enemy No. as the worked over his first important speech scheduled to be delivered at 8 p. m. Its it was given vould be Said Hitler during brief ceremonies at the city hall where he was presented with a Continued on Page 3, Column 2. TINY PIECE OF STEEL BROKEN BY HAMMER BLOW KILLS MAN l LOS Sept. A tiny piece of steel broken by a mer blow that gave It force killed Alfred garage The about size ot a struck Santos near the levering a large He died in a police Officers said the accident occurred while helper was hammering on an IN ALCAZAR PORTUGAL French Radical Strikers De- mand Aid For Brethren In Spain Offer of Surrender of San Sebastian Refused By Rebels Allocated Sept. guns within the rebel the were stilled night for the first time since the seigc opened July 20. Heavy bombardment by ment artillery apparently had en the rebels from their gun 1m- placements in the towers and dows of the historic Since dawn Tuesday not a single shot had answered the heavy Despite the apparently hopeless situation of the besieged women and government attackers watched in vain for a white Those within apparently were banking on a last hope of rebel forces breaking through the lines surrounding the city and rescuing Although machine gun ments and GOO militiamen armed with hand grenades awaited orders to the the ment preferred to continue rather than rush the Three walls showed great gaps where the ponderous masonry had crumbled under the long Portuguese Put Doun Sept. government clamped military con- trol on Lisbon tonight after ly nipping revolts on two naval vessels In the Tagus HIver harbor off The capital itself was calm as was the reports Six mutinous members of the crews were and nine injured before the government disabled the vessels and beached ar- resting their Attempted revolts occurred on the destroyer Dao and the sloop Alfonso de As soon as those on shore were of the the land batteries and Almada trained their guns on the speedily disabling the ships and pounding the crews into Towed to shore the crews were thrown into jails as authorities worked to learn whether the tinies had any far-reaching News Censored Rigid censorship delayed com- plete reports on the rebellion and whether the incidents were con- with the civil war in neighboring The Madrid government has Portugal of aiding the ish Fascist and Lisbon night had not yet unconditionally accepted a place on the neutrality body scheduled to sit in London Extraordinary precautions were taken by the government in bon as the sound of the firing died Both the war vessels concerned carried four 4.7-inch The Doa displaces and the stoop Strong guards were placed around all ministries In Witnessing the bombardments were the British Asturias and carrying several Wilder Democrats Trail Johnson Wins Colorado Democrats for Muzzling Press At University FORT Sept. The Democratic state convention tonight rejected a resolution re- questing of the University of Texas to lift faculty censorship Imposed on the student the Dally In the second big controversy of night it 520 to 333, against a majority report of the resolutions committee ins the Proponents of the resolution charged the censorship set a gerous threatened free speech and a free press and stifled proper development of Opponents argued that the re- gents were charged with bility of managing the school and its internal problems should be left to their The resolution was sponsored by Senator-elect Franklin Spears of San Representative Albert Continued on Page 3. Column 6. Toronto Family Told dren Be Kidnaped If They Compete Sept. ano said tonight that he and his wife may forego their claim that their nine children make them eligible for the Millar because of anonymous threats against the Two letters have been received in the past few days warning that their children will be kidnaped on the way to school unless they draw from the he think more of my children than ot any amount of he Graziano asked for police protection and takes his five sters of school age to and from school four times a When Mrs. the Canadian was lying in St. Michael's Hospital following birth of n child Aug. 11, tlie first ening written In was The other two letters have been in English and in different Threats against the are the second reported over the Millar will Mrs. Grace another ly said she was warned by letter and telephone that she would never touch any rf the prize money un- less she settled with Charles Vance millionaire left to the to mother who bore the most dren In the 10 years following his The time limit is up on Oct. 31, 1936. Continued on Page 3. Column 4. HEADS SERVICE Joseph E. Punished By To Act As Secret Service Chief Associated Sept. tary Morgenthau announced late today that Joseph E. re- cently ordered demoted from the position of assistant the secret will remain at quarters here for a time to der duties of Chief William H. who will go on a Together with Grady L. in charge of the St. Paul Murphy recently was dered demoted by for asserted unauthorized investigation of operations of J. Edgar Hoover's Department of Justice At a press conference Morgenthau also announced the appointment of Frank J. an agent in the intelligence unit of the internal revenue bureau as acting assistant secret service Since 1934, Wilson has been a special agent in charge' of the Cleveland Internal revenue comprising Indiana and who originally was dered to a newly created position as superintendent of the West Coast will remain In Washington for a time to familiarize Wilson with his GERMAN FLYING BOAT HOPS FOR NEW YORK Associated NEW Sept. man flying boat making an exploratory flight over the southern route of the North At- radioed Pan-American ways tonight it took off from the Azores for Port N. at a. m. Greenwich Mean Time E. S. The take-off proper was made from the ship ored near the City of The Aeolus was expected to reach Bermuda tomorrow was to be refuelled before continuing the trip to Port TROPICAL STORE SLOWLY Weather Bureau Receives Few Reports Sept. United States weathermen here and in San Puerto kept close watch tonight on a tropical storm in the Atlantic north east cf San Juan but received lew reports to indicate the disturbance has developed any during the past 24 Meteorologist Walter J. Bennett of the weather bureau said the storm center is moving slowly ward or west northwestward but It has not developed very much In intensity and un- doubtedly it Is not yet of hurricane Just to play trie forecasters warned ships in the storm's path to use This caused the weather bureau to receive fewer reports on conditions In the area as moot shipping clear of the CHECK REBEL Ancient battlements of toric Medellin Castle in madura Province in scene of recurrent bloody strife in its long ford ample shelter for loyalist forces as they pour withering fire into advancing ALHAMBRA PILOT SHELL RACE VERMONT PICKS GOVERNOR'S RACE Fail to Show Strength In Early Count Roger Don Rae Takes First Prize For 50-Mile Contest Associated LOS Sept. parachute jumper and air Roger Don Rae of gave the coup de grace today to the purse of prizes for the National He romped in as winner of the postponed Shell Cup 50- 10-lap race for the first prize of The uncontrollable stunt flyer from Michel est sky speeder of the air graciously declined to enter the final He said that after ning first prize in the main event and previously taking in prize he preferred to let the American en- tries compete for the remaining Rae breezed the 50 miles for an average of 225.544 miles an hour in the same ship that he piloted 150 miles yesterday for an average of 236.559 miles per hour for third place In the main event and Others in today's events with miles per hour and S. J. 223.401, Marion 218.SOS, Harry 213.289, Lee 206.188, David 205.933, no The turbulence stirred by coe noted about the flying Frenchman had not sub- sided who cracked up last week en route east to en- ter the speed dash cross the got out from a doctor's care yesterday in time to see the Continued on Page 3, Column 2. Sept. Clarence D. Martin held a slight lead over John C. ed by a for the Democratic nomination in early re- turns tonight from a state primary Gov. Martin led the field in complete returns from 189 of the state's precincts with Stevenson had votes and Otto state treasurer and keynoter at the national Townsend Club convention at ed In the Republican race for former Gov. Roland H. Everett led with votes in the same ber of followed by Ralph A. former with 9S9. In the First Congressional Dis- Warren G. was leading the cratic contestants with votes In 28 precincts reported out of 569. His closest opponent was Chris with 694 Frederick J. Wettrick lead the Republican candidates in this dis- with 496 with Bert C. Ross polling 434. Bailiwick The First District is that of the late Representative Marlon A. killed in a five-story plunge from his fifth floor campaign quarters last Rosalie Jones divorced wife of former Senator C. C. was running third in a race for the congressional nomination in the Fifth Charles H. Leavy was leading in early in- complete backed by the ington Commonwealth lead Gov. Hartley about an hour and a half after the polls closed and counting but the ernor picked to forge Victor A. Seattle chestra leader who took as a 3oke until he was elected Democratic lieutenant governor four y rs piled up 413 votes In returns from five His nearest opponent was Edmund J. Miller of with 2S Johnson Sweet Sept. Ed C. the Democratie nomination for United States led former Gov. William E. to tonight on returns from 120 cf the pre- in Half the precincts reported were in where Sweet had pre- he would show his greatest The two based their campaigns largely on personal Each sought to discredit the claims as ardent adherents of the and enthusiastic porters of President In the Republican primary early leads of candidates for nominations who had been endorsed by the Townsend old age pension organization in earlier re- Continued on Page 3, Column 1 COTTON WHIRLS UP TO BALE Associated Prim NEW Sept. ton whirled upward from to a bale today after the ment had upset all cotton crop by announcing one of the most bullish crop estimates in Predicting that the South would raise bales of cotton this compared with an estimated production of bales month the Government's ure caught the trade Not even the most ardent bull had believed that the drouth and crop in the west would result in a lower figure than The average guess was around Poll Reports Relief Vote and Sentiment on Spending UOW many persons on relief will go to the polls in for which candidate will they Should government expenditures be reduced and where should reductions be Next Sunday the San Antonio Express will report the answers to these timely questions as determined by re- cent impartial polls conducted by the can Institute of Public Watch for this exclusive campaign news in AMERICA SPEAKS in next Sunday's San Antonio
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