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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - April 23, 1938, San Antonio, Texas by thor of W k Weather In the Sunday Express FINAL BASEBALL SCORES COMPLETE NO 113 MORNING APRIL 23 PRICE 6 w ADDED TOUCH this year a sinking altogether t finale to San 1 otic festival and community time Fiesta de San Jacinto A the explain and as the A aptly suggests La de essays to and re- the color and charm of Mexico Thus will this and ar- the general direction who has devised in past a fete day in city Similarly the festival activities that committee headed by B has provided jvc the Mexican or Spanish touch on holidays across the Ri Grande merrymakers in color ful native costumes will mingl with the street throng and marc in the parade At tho Governor Palace particularly scenes dunn the Spanish occupation almost 20 years ago will be enacted daintily attired more stai and will 1 their trades By the Palace ate and up and down the street troubadors will strum guitars and ring the old ballads For the characteristic Mexican en- in the Municipal many noted troupes mmd dancers from the neighbor have been engaged To present such a La Noche and festival day pageant costumes 113 ANTONIO TEXAS SATURDAY D Crowd of Sees Great Battle of Flowers Parade Over 75 Believed Dead in Explosion in CoalMine Crowds Throng Alamo Plaza and Houston Street J VIOLENT BLAST FOR WIDE AREA Three Motors Hurled Down Mountain From Mouth of Shaft Many Injured p Vn April 22 Three persons were known ho dead and fear was for the safety of an estimated more in what was described as n flust explosion at p m at the Keen Mountain Mine Red Jacket Coal Company near here Three others whoso names were not Immediately known were taken to tho Grundy Hospital seriously Injured An undetermined number oC others suffered lesser Bodies Those killed were outside out near the mouth of the mine when the explosion occurred mine foreman and annn County justice ot said All three bodies were maimed beyond recognition and two were decapitated One ot the dead men listed Tohn a mine motorman Persons at the scene said the blast overturned the Riant motor which fell on Harris and decapitated him An unidentified miner also was by the motor and de- capitated Two of the injured were Clarence Combs and A W who were taken to a hospital at Doctors said con- dition was critical Both men were the mine Tons of Spilled Rescue forcing their wav crowd estimated at 7.000 the and near the mine they doubted It any could be made through the way debris before The forco ot the blast was so it was believed certain that of tons oC slate and had been spilled in the shattered entries Witnesses said flames shot 00 and easy for San An- tonio yet several diverting and instructive features of the event doubtless will be a revelation even to old residents as to newcomers nd visitors from afar the program will prove so entertaining to participants and spectators alike that La Noche will become a regular feature of Fiesta Week hereafter That will be it is designed primarily to the spectator and astonish Wm with costumes and scones from Bother country it will have en- daring esthetic educational and civic values The participation by San Antonio schools and musical well as by the many Latin-American social ness and cultural welcome San Antonio always has shown that neighborly by its own Spanish traditions MORE prises by 4-H Club boys and the co-operative associations that the arc promoting more interested enough to provide cover and other protection for and small animals more ranchmen lu willing to turn their holdings into j electric motors rtn- 11 1 C preserves along with better OD servance of and other regulations on tho hunters part may yet restore Texas to its old status as game country That con- is expressed by the Texas Wild Life Planning Board that lately held its third annual con- vention at Bonham The tions there set forth constitute a large order but they can be met It is only necessary to make Texans perceive wild life's eco- nomic value Sentimental appeals generally have not been and ably will not be effective Once convinced that game can be made a profitable ing privileges and the tourist ness if will average will show a practical interest in the movement 1 reet from the mouth Seven alons a nearby road yero by the explosion which their automobiles dise on the shelves of the wood Smokeless Coal Company Store a mile and a quarter away were thrown to the floor Timber So violent was the blast man said that he with others felt he explosion yards on the Road A house near the mouth was blown to hauling coal cars were blown from the mouth of the shaft the said he timber Just after the Runyan tipple foreman estimated between and 715 ers were In the shaft when the explosion occurred State Sergeant F L- who station on the highway near the mine hurried to the S GAYEST TRADITIONS TO BE La Noche De Fiesta Pre- ceded by Typical Parade Tonight Offers Fun ers Latin Atmosphere Continued on 5 Column 4 W father U S Forecast Snn Antonio and vicinity cloudy and warmer fresh south winds cloud Partly southeast n holiday spirit San prepared Loyalist Troops Surrender To Franco France April 22 government troops separated their comrades by the ranean surrendered today to F r a c o Franco's forces on sea and a score of fishing boats fugitive nd officers reach Cen CLOSED BY CHECK Japanese Pay U S in For Sinking of Gunboat Full School s Horses See Spectators Twice in Parade tral from trapped otf the by an Catalonia were coast oC with light-hearted Friday to cast themselves into the cay traditions few escape and will feature k hen Noche de Fiesta program Uvea and 22 of tho International incidents be tlie the the United joat was closed officially gave the United check for The check handed to Eugene H Dooman counselor ot the embassy by Saturday the week's f event A new high in gayety in the old Mexico will the presentation of warmer Parade at v south winds 0 WB in RECOGNIZING that principle the Texas Game Fish and Oyster Commission has with the and the Texas Wild Life Institute in such enterprise by loth large and the farmer groups Indeed Texas pioneered in the movement particularly by restocking quail and deer For that the restorative work is only well begun Certain Texas could have more wild key prairie chickens pheasants antelopes and perhaps Xew black bears by systematic tinder competent Texas needs more and lakes which might be created by damming creeks anc Divers Such little waters would ng and other Waterfowl which have become in recent years With a restocking Texas be made as excellent as portion Snn Antonio Texas p and a floor show at V m innovations -on the Fiesta eek program that promise to be- come one oC the Outstanding of the week of pageantry and festive here A sellout ot the seats in the Municipal Auditorium where the floor show will be presented already been Atlee B Ayres chairman of the pi announced frolic ves a crews aboard the were removed and the less able craft the bottom while a few were taken to Insurgent dispatches no finned Column 2 I time Continued on i -n o Japanese Rush More Into Shantung Offensive j estimate oC the government quarters said there must have been a few hundred men who to Gen Jose forces insurgents in reported and for all Spain except lonia himself capture in the Mediterranean said he passed the of at the same Insurgent forces swept in o use an all plane to net to the wedge Hoss is as old a Texas Alamo itself and to Friday it unusual to find Jt bobbing Battle parade with the re- oddity that 32 of of the procession sot a chance to see tens or thousands of spectators The about in this For the past six or seven years tho had iously rule which for- the lending of horses W in- but this year decided to enforce tho provision The ot PRIZE RIBBONS COMPENSATION FORL Many States Represented by Judges Who Choose Out- standing Battle of ens Parade Entries an embassy oy enforce tno director oC the bureau Texas Cavaliers part ot i he the of American claims submitted by the United States a month ago today Other demands made by the United States after the Panay and three Standard Oil vessels were bombed in tha Yangtze River De- cember had been tled accepted full for the Incident and sured the United States the men for the attack had been Today's payment the Panay and the Standard OH compensation the death of two and the captain one Oil boats compensation foi injury to 74 the and loss of and mc April 23 Japanese re the new Shantung offensive launched at The fresh troops accompanied by tanks and arrived at of Suchow and started working attempt way join exhausted and eastward to Japan forces around and Xlie strategy apparently is to mako a drive down the way while their reorganized forces strung out front south and southwest of ete defenses In that sector It was estimated that 200.000 of the half million In Province were entrench m the the Linl front the fight there a contes wer and making of ol artillery and airplanes The Japanese now are Continued on iPace Column 1 not did damages The foreign ask punitive Column 5 office Continued on Pase 3 Column Fiesta Program Open house all dav sponsored San Antonio neis men 10 a m Old Spanish Trail Association business sion Gunter Hotel At 2 p m history lecture and travel ro- Gunter Hotel 4 30 p m La de 1 j 8 p m La Noche de Fiesta a Mexican fete at Auditorium of Fiesta de San Continued on Page 3 5 YOUTHS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR HOLDUP XEW YORK April 22 Five souths langing in age Horn 18 to 7 were sentenced to death in the electric chair at Sing Sing Charles C Nott Jr toda for the holdup of Detec tive Michael J Foley on April 10 without horses to Cavaliers approached the ock Military Academy deal 32 of the school dismounted from the at the postoffice Batter the and allowed he Cavaliers to The were in the first part oC he the Cavaliers near he assuring no delay The boss trade all parties the iblc exception of the WEARIED by their trek over the traditional route of PAGEANT ONE OF BEST SPECTACLES IN FETE HISTORY Bands and Over Two Hours to Pass Grand- stand Crowd One of Most UNDER a between and 000 festive Texans on State paid Its tribute day afternoon to heroes of Battle of San Jacinto with un- folding of most spectacular ot Flowers parade la history of celebration For two and half pageant of beauty passed the officials stand at the lawn of the Alamo -As each gation passed spring rosebuds were sprinkled on in front of the historic alon From until warm sun began into dusk the procession one of the in the history of the through the five-mile route la downtown San Antonio while occupying every ble vantage point applauded crously with the of each float The crowd while one of largest was also one of orderly and the event without serious accident according to early reports at police station Stand Threatens to Fall One section of the north stand on Alamo Plaza at the end of the route threatened to lust before the parade several hundred were In that part of work by police and firemen in the area cleared tors of the and all Policemen Kept the seats vacant while passed Climaxing feature of the parade presentation of Her Gracious esty Queen Ann of the House of Harley and the 14 floats -bearing members of her Koyal Italian Court left the spectators so was The 14 royalty floats other than that occupied by the carried 42 duchesses and maids of honor representing the cream beauty Bauds With Royalty Bands in the royalty section of the parade were from John Tarleton College South College Beeville School John School Corpus School as Edison High School Iraan High School School Milby School A I- Robstown High School school Wink High School John Reasan School Red Coats drum and bugle corps and Shrine The parade was led by Gov James V Allred and Lieut Gov Walter Woodul who made the long trek in an open car was attired in a and wore a bright blue tie and light gray Stetson hat In After completing the route took his place in the Continued on Page 3 Column I Battle ot Flowers parades many entries late Friday were jubilant over their success in prize awards as by the Battle of charge of However public entries cavaliers army the first two sections were not judged for prizes this I the events Marion Taylor Floyd Koss and Mrs T K ot Lawton Mrs Ferdinand Bunte of Chicago Sam Seay of Austin Kracbw-of Denver Stanley Shepherd t Oklahoma Howard Cook lira Archibald's Alley of An- Mrs Johnson Hagood Mrs Christine Koen of 11 Mm J McGee of St Paul Can Give No Reason for Stabbing Her He Testifies The the are Dominick glia 18 Joseph H O 23 Althur Friedman 21 21 and Philip Chaleff 27 They were convicted April 14 Judge Kott fixed the week of May 30 for execution and denied tions to the verdict CHICAGO April 22 Teddy dav how he his crippled a bread knife but he confessed with trembling tha he did not know why he drove the nine-Inch blade Into her throat pale and he related hi story from the witness stand In court room with He recalled how he found his mother a pie in their Continued on Page Column Continued on 6 Column 4 HEAD OF DEPARTMENT STORE FOUND DROWNED KEW ORLEANS April 22 The body a middle aged pulled today from a lagoon in Park here was by Patrolman Fred Otto Gottscho vice president of Mayer Ltd a leading Orleans department store He been for several Officers were unable to an inquest how the man met death Four women on no- rise to in front of their boat and called to attendants The body was tied to the boat and ashore Fisher Bald knew Conferees Reach Compromise On Undistributed Profits Tax Vt April 22 If tight W repeal of the undistributed profit tax hroke today lth conference committee to retain a modified of levy for two years The conference group composed of of the two chambers ag eed on a scale of cor- income tax rates from to 19 per cent ing upon the amount of a corporation to its holders The House had approved a 18 to 20 per cent profits tax The Senate had to discard tute flat of cmt corporation TJnder both bills special treatment provided of conference to and
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