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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - June 3, 1938, San Antonio, Texas WEATHER FORECAST gin and Partly cloudy and Saturday Tartly cloudy Friday and Saturday cast to southeast wind on th Mostly cloudy probably Scattered and Saturday the j J panhandle Saturday 254 SAN ANTONIO JUNEv-3- j PRICE 5 1865 men his message to the America National Bed read a annual conference in San Fran last President Veil characterized the humane 01 system of 1 first-aid stations now strung alon the principal across th continent as an menu ent to the late Dr Gary T Gray ho became its some years ago Admira Grayson quickly perceived how th Red Cross could be an in one of the appalling problems of our time Then delegate reminded the gathering that twice as many American killed accidentally last sacrificed at the iron World War IN similar vein Ken McClure lately speaking for the Red Cross County Chapter traffic committee before the San Antonio Advertising Club said that traffic accidents during the past 15 years had taken twice as many as this Nation lost in the it had waged since history began Measured by the actual effect it appears that the traffic is twice as deadly as war The people reasonably may hope to avoid war but they cannot risking their lives every day in the traffic walking across the Street involves more or less hazard As millions are exposed every day it is hardly surprising some get killed but what sensible person will contend that tne Hlings are mostly The exercise of a little dinary care would prevent most accidents is a universal ity shared by fill and whether walking or driving Mr McClure properly emphasized the speed factor a car is driven faster than 40 an hour ho the occupants risk of getting killed is i V more than doubled Accidents at high speed arc naturally the more deadly A motorist may break every day and get away with it but he cannot evade the law of turn In an accident the force of impact the mass multi- plied by the speed That law also accounts for the of the collision CROSS is doing educational along those lines but it places the main re- 1 the first-aid stations reduce the rate That is the method which the industrial and the drowning mortality has been cut In half during the past quarter- century Bexar County Chapter has extended the service was initiated along the Truce in Spain Appears Backs Troop Britain Throws Diplomatic Strength Behind Plan to Have Outsiders Mediate Between Rebels and Loyalists But Warns While Outlook Is Rosier Than Ever cess of Effort by No Means Assured j June 2 of- foreign fighters from civil war drew nearer toward reality tonight after nearly two years of among Europe's major powers Victims of Bus Crash and Fire Chicago Negro Confesses 5 Brick Slayings CHICAGO Juno 2 investigators announced ll the plan works out Great Britain will throw her diplomatic power Into nn effort to brine about a truce in Spain NIn Paris Jose Antonio Aguirre former president ot the Basque public admitted the possibility of mediation by outside powers in the Spanish war said he expected to have a statement on the within fivo or six days i Agrees Soviet at a of tho nonintervention night that Robert to tho Id negro had confessed the brick oC five women three in Chicago and two in Los Anodes Deputy Chief Detectives er Storms said Nixon after ng the Bible in his cell and under admitted at police that he slew liSH Anne 10 nurse in er room at the Chicago Hospital Uig Two hours later Assistant tate's Attorney John Boyle who art joined the official had admitted he Hied Mrs Edna Worden 42 and cr daughter 12 Jn S Angeles on April 4 Lust Saturday night Nixon con- Boyle said Mrs Thompson runette night club hostess in her posal for send ins commissions to Spain for removing teers from as a sign of good will Remembering many previous dis- appointments in the efforts to ob- tain agreement on withdrawal the British foreign office warned against undue optimism over day's development But it admitted at the same time that the situation was rosier than any time since the committee held its first meeting Sept 9 Arranged Russia agreed to the plan for sending commissions into Spain her representative Samuel Kapan demanded strict enforcement of sea control of the country and refused to agree to contribute the Castle Russia lor financing the The problems at Russia and Britain issue between considered re room hero June 20 1930 nd participated with another ro Earl Hicks 13 in the ot bc irreconcilable to be discussed at a of the non intervention sub committee last called for Juno 10 The British foreign began studying the of ANTI HURT IN WRECK Bus Carrying Entertainers To Oklahoma City and Truck Meet Head-On Bus Overturns Burns GARCIA Killed FJTIAXCES Killed W MATTHEWS Bus Driver Killed Orchestra Severe Head Injuries MARY on Heart CARDENAS Bruised Severe Shock Broken Nose IRENE CARVES Second Degree Bums ng of Mrs Florence Johnson 34 city wife who to early fid ay AIL five of these killings were one In almost identical night prowler stealing into a room an accomplished or rape and a feminine end mashed in with a brick arranging an armistice between the belligerents Jn Spain Increase Defense Jt was none too hopeful ever because the withdrawal of Nixon and Hicks tho volunteers first must bo arranged Johnson killing and because of the almost acted the slaying of Mrs Castel task ot getting the Spanish which Hicks was not implicated A third negro Harold Sambo Green 20 was taken in custody after said Green WHS with him In California at the time ot the Worden deaths NEGRO EXECUTED AT HUNTSVILLE Goes to Death For Killing Merchant and insurgents to agree While peace moves which would remove a major of an European war Britain FEDERAL FINES LEVIED AGAINST increased her de- Wis June 2 Federal Judge Patrick T Stone today assessed fines of 000 and costs against 13 major oil companies and 11 of heavy tense preparations their officials on charges of The admiralty In supplementary i fixing the margin of profit for gasoline Continued on Page 3 Column 3 Tonnie Moore went silently to his death in the electric chair here early today for the slaying a Thornton merchant cipal highways out of the city two Moore nodded to tho witnesses years ago Practically all the he was led Into the death roads hereabouts arc That extension of comes in good On May 81 the record showed 39 persons within the county so this At that rate about two a Bexar's toll j was pronounced lor 1938 exceed 100 persons later lains Asked by Warden W W Wald If he had anything to say the negro merely shook his head He kissed the crucifix and sat down in tho chair The first shock j struck him at n m dead eight its three picturesque Moore was convicted of shooting Frank Brad Cute as the merchant slept at his home on May 10 1037 entertaining and instructive Buccaneer LOSES dramatizes against the background of its ro- mantic history a record of modern progress civic industrial and commercial achievement scarcely equaled in Texas annals Always attractive to the vacationist and week-end tourist the seaport city a colorful festival As every visitor knows one may ffo to Corpus at any season and find fishing excursions on the picnicking this extraordinary occasion the have ar- T ranged a round of pageants re- land and water carnivals concerts and typically Texan community festival with the seaside touches added and ro- mantic chapters from the frontier real buccaneer days pre- Altogether it is a show rot to bc missed Within recent cities and towns all over South and West Texas havo been reminded of the celebration in odd and fashion A croup of PLAYING SOLITAIRE Calif June 2 William reported to lice today ho lost playing solitaire He was alone with the and a deck of cards in a Relief Column Heads Toward General Surrounded By Chinese SHANGHAI June 3 Friday cover of artillery fire a Japanese relief column today be- gan crossing tho Yellow River at Ford north of fenc in an effort to rescue the forces of Japan's Lawrence Chinese advancing from feng reported their encircling col- were driving toward the banks of the Yellow River A dispatch quoted a Japanese army spokesman as ad- j that Doihara was bottled I up but saying his troops were at- j tacking tho surrounding Chinese determinedly no means can it be said that he Is the man asserted 23 clays and nights of independent jobbers Jn tho Midwest Stone accepted the de of nolo contendero by which they were to cept penalties without standing trial Bight other companies and like number or officials who re- fused to enter nolo contendero pleas will so on trial in Madison Sept 23 In the case of each company and individual whose pleas were accepted the court imposed a fine of Tho costs of are to be split the ants Those Plens and officers en- pleas The Oil Co Inc Charles E Arnott vice president Oil Co A G Maguire Posse of Fails to Find Trace of Kidnaped Cash Boy Hoover Leads FBI in Search Fla 2 army or 2.0001 men minutely SO square miles of south Florida failed today to uncover the slightest trace of kidnaped James Bailey Cash Jr missing now six nights Continued on Page 3 Column 2 Intimidation Charged U S In Labor Case room his tavern last night lho armies in when a gunman Bauman alone with the cards on the the He left sector deck of I Continued on 3 Column 7 1 Corpus Christi businessmen sod as pirates of Lafitte crew but their Japs Return American Property After U S Files Strong Protest June 2 a swiftness astonishing in modern diplomacy Japan gave in most of the lino today to United States demands for restitution ot American property in China and return of American businessmen and missionaries to their former T Ky Juno 2 labor trial took a ly dramatic turn today as tho de- fense bluntly accused the ment of attempting to intimidate prospective defense witnesses A defense motion which attorneys said came as a complete surprise to us asked that an agent of the Federal reau of Investigation J M O'Leary be cited for contempt of court for having caused the arrest of two defendants The two defendants Merle Mid- and Leo Hubbard both for- mer Harlan County sheriff's ties were arrested yesterday on ft complaint signed by Japan to act within a hours the receipt of the strong American note announced day delivered Tuesday Her first step announced in a- telegram from American Consul the mission representatives of the Japanese military and consular authorities and a representative ot tho American consul general The property lies within the where the Chinese Japanese General Frank P Lockhart at battled during the initial wasi to agree Tuesday to i ties in and around Shanghai It tho return to was first occupied by Chinese charging conspiracy to Arraigned at the same time with them was Sammy Thomas employe of a pool room Ages Ky owned by Hubbard all three waived hearing and were released on bonds pending con- vening of tho grand jury Deny In the defense motion missionaries formerly r e s I d e n t j they were driven out by there Lockhart said 10 passes had boon issued for this purpose Tho second step was the Ion Wednesday of the two high schools of Hie American Southern own Mission in the Chapel sun acquired for of Shanghai In of Baltic formally turned bock tho Japanese who took it over third step reported in a from Ambassador Grew at Tokyo was the announcement today by Japa for- the play young women I in pirate dress have presented 1 their city's invitation to many a to the mission by Japanes In the presence of the urer and two other representatives gn office that Japan is sending j an committee visit the area China Tho purpose is not only to in- on Pago Column 4 J Hoover director of the Federal of tion flew to and took command in the quest of tho abductors who collected ransom from the father at a rural rendezvous but he and his aides apparently slow progress in questioning a sion ot possible suspects They kept silent about their inquiry The FBI posted a reward of ble the faco value for finders of the first 100 ransom bills the ial numbers of which were dis- yesterday It also broadcast 1 description of the blond youngster containing this line after stating the height of 3 feet 7 This height was ed from a mark placed on a wall within the past several weeks by the father in measuring the actual height of the boy Believe Boy Denrt All indications were that the federal agents had given up hope of find alive Whether the parents still clung to any hope was secret they kept to themselves behind the locked dnor at their frame combination store and ment building Mrs Cash was understood to have obtained some sleep after an anxious vigil which brought her near collapse All Princeton was on edge The crowds got out ot hand when an exhausted member of the fainted In tho street An ambulance clanged up and several hundred persons brushing police Continued on Page 3 Column 7 KILLS 10 Six Others Injured Two More Believed Caught By Explosion v SCRANTON Ta Tune 2 ff en men were killed and six today In an explosion of almost mile down in the Coal Company's mine It vas the second major within two months in Eastern November Federal Pennsylvania anthracite field -.1 Rescue wearing gas Charges masks worked down the slope in search of least two other Auto Deaths Nearly Double 1937 Figure OF POLICE OWEN W Thursday blamed too much speed as the cause of San Antonio's appalling increase in traffic fatalities this year nearly twice as many during the first five months compared to the same period last year Police have been cracking down on speeders for ever but apparently not their warnings for since the of the year sudden death has come to 21 persons within the city limits as 13 for the first five year Elijah Smith 53 of 124 Booker Alley was the victim by death on San Antonio streets and the fatality for Bexar County this year Ho died B Green Memorial pital Sunday department Thursday renewing its fight to cut down tho toll faced with the fact that 423 hurt in so far this year compared to for the same period of 1937 Continued on 3 Column 4 FIVE POLISH AIRMEN FLY ACROSS ATLANTIC June 2 vo Polish airmen en route from Jos Angeles to Warsaw crossed the South Atlantic Natal Brazil n 31 hours today Their plane ar- here at p m RELIEF VOTE IN SENATE HELD OVER UNTIL TODAY TIT Senate leaders Tonight to bring the Administration relief to a vote but certain approval ot the tomorrow f Senator Barkley the majority i leader abruptly ended the second night session on the J hill at when it be- came apparent that debate might continue for hours Just previously Berkley won a victory in a fight amendment by Senator Hatch political activity by administrative employes Uphold Roosevelt Earlier the chamber rejected by a voice vote an amendment for- bidding the use of funds for the construction of utility plants which would duplicate existing systems June 2 It acted after Barkley had were killed and a ported President Roosevelt opposed was injured critically when the restriction Barkley said a gasoline tank truck and a panel ever that Roosevelt wouK allot no I truck collided and eight PWA funds for utility construction of here on 75 until municipalities had in good faith a reasonable offer to Dr W M Rush 50 Texas prison buy out existing plants veterinarian was burned to death persons three of them San killed and 11 all San Antonians were when a chartered bus a group of San Antonio entertainers route to Oklahoma City to appear at a convention collided with m truck east of Thursday afternoon The dead VALDEZ 17 ter of Mr and Mrs Louis Valder 1115 Buena vista FLORA GARCIA IS daughter of Mr and Mrs Juan Garcia 520 South W W MATTHEWS 25 San An- tonio bus driver 133 Chicago HERMAN LEMONS 21 truck driver from Junction Trapped in Bus Matthews and Miss Valdez trapped in the overturned which burst into flames after crashing head-on Into the truck driven by Lemons who was crushed to death Miss Garcia was badly burned about the body and died at p m in the Hospital The bus from San Antonio ried a company of 23 who were slated to present A Night In Old Mexico at the con- vention Jn Oklahoma City Friday night The troupe was headed by ardo Martinez well known San Antonio Mexican orchestra and the dance team of Ralph and Rosa Cardenas Graduates Included in the troupe were group of six girls known as all of them either ates or students of Lanier Senior School Miss Valdez who waa killed was graduated from Lanier week and Miss was m former graduate of the West high school All of the passengers on the were Injured in the crash Those seriously injured hospital attendants say Martinez Critically Hurt Eduardo Martinez who suffered cuts about the face and head and was considered critically injured Charles L Warner trumpet er in Martinez orchestra who fered a broken back Ralph Cardenas compound ture of the left ankle a long sash on Continued on Pase 3 Column TWO TRUCKS COLLIDE THREE BURN TO DEATH as were two unidentified occupants whether they had been advanced in good faith denied Hubbard and were attempting to obtain perjured timony The motion necessary because the Government hud not filed a betoro conspiracy to prospect I was progress motion said United States Attorney Continued on 3 Column 4 era reported to havo been In the mine at tho time of the blast 1 The dead were Alex and John Clark both pt John Martin John Lokuta and John all of and Sam of injured were taken the Pittston two miles from the mine Seriously Injured Weather Forecast by Prof of This Week's Sunday Express 1 Hourly Siin June 1933 Continued on Page 3 Column 3 8 p.m 0 p.m 10 2 3 4 5 7 80 73 71 73 72 71 i- 9 II 3 p.m 4 p.m 5 p.m p.m Barkley questioning that Roosevelt would judge lof the gasoline truck er offers were reasonable and A prison trusty Dewey Fowler who was driving the panel truck occupied by Dr Rush was ly injured and taken to the prison hospital here The of Dr Rush and two unidentified persons were en to a funeral home here latter two were charred so badly that it was impossible to identify them 30 DROWN IN EGYPT CAIRO June 2 Thirty persons were drowned day when a river boat capsized at in Upper City's Deficit Passes Mail Receipts Are Disappointing tax collections badly city officials Thursday up of entering the fiscal year with less than A deficit as out with a stinging attack those responsible for the city's financial difficulties When tax paying period closed night it was estimated that the deficit would not go over After completing a day of ing mail and recording Stephens tax mated receipts would amount to only about of which proximately to the school board and to the This collection was far below expected to bc found ln mall bags brought in during the past few officials admitted mail remains to be opened and they still have hopes of some stimulation in receipts the In checking tire names corporations tlie -all public had lev lei the gi uf the 1937 38 Mayoi 82 Quin said j The then added that uree published during tho last day or so the financial status of the city not rate because no official been made Ho said many had been but none have definite information and will not Saturday afternoon of When E H Kifer business for the publio school had Issued a ment claiming strike had system In a financial position Mayor Quin dis- played h Is first irritation over controversy mayor naS a his attack upon the financial difficulties It was explained JCifer riot mean the tax strike the school don't sive Continued on Page 3 Column
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