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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - December 25, 1937, San Antonio, Texas International News Dispatches Appear in The Light THE 340. Published by The Light Publishing Company Texas DECEMBER BUNGLING KIDNAPERS EAGES THREE CENTS jn lhe alld on Mll 25 Injured in S. A. Yule Festi ALL DOLLED UP NOW DASHED BY II POLICE 22 Accidents Bu Fatalities Lacking on Crash Christmas eve Saturday had resulted in persons booked at police 25 treated at Robert B. Green tal as the aftermath of stabbings and and the reporting o Not a single fatality was recorded HIT BY The accident toll resulted In a dis- located right shoulder and a broken right leg for Otto 49, of 205 Vance He hit by a car in the 1000 block of Police listed David Montalbo 29, of 639 Denver boulevard as the driver of the Sidney 24, of 920 Burleson received a right fore- arm and cuts on his head and mond 27, of was cut about the face in a collision at New Braunfels avenue and Dakota An Eagle Pass ambulance brought Mr. and Mrs. M. H. 207 West Courtland to Nix following an accident near Eagle Shafer was treated for a dis- located GIRL Miss Kitty 17, was in a serious condition after an accident on the Carrizo Crystal City Also being treated were 3Harles O. 21, former San Antonio now of and Miss Beth Stone of Carrizo Stewart Statler of Big also in the was Miss Taylor and Miss Stone are n a hospital at Carrizo former Thomas son was brought to cal and Surgical Felix 1553 West French suffered minor cuts and in an accident on South few Braunfels when the dairy he was driving was In a col- Iston with a car driven by Gilbert 300 Devine Noted Horsewoman Weds Business Man Dec. W. R. president oe the tamsey and Miss Mary prominent horsewoman celebrated Christmas and a moon were married last night by he Rev. Hoy pastor of the First Christian The Weather San Antonio and Partly loudy to cloudy with little change n temperature Saturday night and Highest temperature rday about 70 lowest rday night about 68, highest ay about 68. Highest temperature Friday 02 and lowest Saturday Light variable East Texas Considerable cloudiness night and Sunday with pt much change In Texas Fair Saturday highland 3 p. m. 5 p. m. m. 7 p. m. 8 m. 9 P. m. 0 p. m. 1 p. m 2 p. m. our from tlin At n. 07 per cent- war for 78 por cent. Weather 61 61 61 61 61 61 61- 01 as 3 a. 2 n. 3 n. a. fi R. fl a. 7 n. ft 0 a. 02 10 n. at n. SCREEN STAR LUPE VELEZ VISITED S. A. Reads story while waiting for her Latin Film Star in Brief Stop Telephones Dec. 25. i Strong contingents of British troops the Bethlehem pilgrimage oday after reports were received hat 43 Arabs were killed and more ban 20 wounded In a furious two ay battle In the Tiberias Only three British casualties were and they suffered wounds Pilgrims of many creeds thronged o the holy city nearby ehem today to commemorate the irth of a prince of Pealing bells summoned ias worshippers to masses said in he Church of the Holy Sepulchre y and Armenian 4000 British troops rolled the Moab and Judean hills gainst OVERNIGHT Many had the overnight to Bethlehem to hear the pontifical mass by the representative in Jerusalem the Latin patriarch n the 1600-year-old Church of the A mass starting at midnight and to the world was rated also In St. ad- oldest and nost sacred built on- the site of Christ's the procession passed hrough the famed grotto of the hurch of the lit by smoky imps and nuns watched vcr the manger where tradition ays Christ was crowds going from lurch to church to pray wound ong Bethlehem's narrow still much as Christ knew An AMERICAN American choir Joined In as carols and gospel singers om Asbury alked in the procession from Thirteen Christmas celebrations re observed annually in the Holy and by various that Latin from stopped over in San An- tonio for two hours Friday after- She utilized a period between trains husband Johnny movie to pose for a and to snatch a few ments rest at the Miss who was en route to Hollywood from Mexico said she was hurrying home to begin work on a new She characterized Christmas eve Weather in San Antonio as Just like that in Few people recognized the actress as she walked through the hotel Alter her exit word was around quickly but a rush for tiie door netted onlookers only a glimpse es she entered a Santa Finds Roofs Slippery in Texas Claus found the roofs slippery In some sections of East Texas 3aln was reported late Inst night at Navasota and It was misting in Skies were overcast here and weather bureau observers forecast rain today or Chinese Civilians Slaughte Japs in Angry Reprisal for Dec. United States prepared today quick ly to reopen its embassy at Nan fallen capital of republican to safeguard American In The United States gunboat was ordered ready to sail up th Yangtze river to Nanking carrying Consuls John B. Allison and James Fourteen Americans still are In It was understood there woul In the despite Japanese of the because the Unite States recognizes the central gov eminent of Generalissimo Chiang as only authoritative regime In TRAIN REACHES International reached British crown with 96 Americans among 296 refugees of eight from Hanchow fleeing the citi In fear of a Japanese advance against the inland temporary ese reached Hongkong after a 46-hour trip aboard what was ex- to be the last through Japanese forces drove deeper Into China on two The nese command announced the fall of capital of a famous beauty spot and religious center of On northern Japanese columns which crossed the Yellow iver a new offensive in uns were reported to lave bombed south of he river and about 55 miles west of Shantung province COMMUNICATIONS Railroad and telephone between and Important North China were broken by the nese Is nn im- town advices received at cow said the native populace in everal towns south of Tientsin had against Japanese ion and had wibed out an entire Outbreaks were at nd dispatched re- reports Chinese through neighboring towns and Inhabitants nnd organizing brigades of Three Little Girls Greet FDR at Dawn Dec. Breakfast hnd to wait at the White House today while three little girls explored bulging stockings in dent Roosevelt's Other Christmas day urkey and rce secondary to he Joy which dawn and Santa brought to Roosevelt and both 6 years and Ittle Kate nearly 2. Although Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt was away in there were of adults In the house party to bo ned by the children before all In the Roosevelt then had n role like he other his own stocking while watching the happy his two grand- and their The latter's Harry works progress Is Jn a and her mother few months The president also had A er's role at an Interdenominational church later In the At the White there was a special Christmas for the children early in the since they couldn't stay up for the p. m. Before observing his annual Christmas eve of reading to his turned on the lights of the national Christmas tree in Washington at dusk June Elnora 20-rnonth-old daughter of Mrs. J. with her 24 Due to n spinal June was not expected to hex- first but is now on to Her mother promised the dolls if June healthy and robust for FDR Scans Jap Reply on Dec. resident Roosevelt Secretary studying Japan's reply to protest over he gunboat gave no hint oday ns to whether the apology lie They were to hoose between two possible courses of Tokio's to ic demand for satisfaction or new labeling It Some Informed persons believe IB Japanese foreign office has one nil that may be logically ex- of it In Its offering full and giving assurances that eps have been taken to protect interests In TWO ISSUES Other authoritative observers two possible for further 1, The Japanese government's that the attack was a in spite of official an naval reports that the warship as marked plainly when It was and was later by aval 2. The absence of specific edge that the Japanese war and avy ministries are prepared to obedience to molestation of and REPORTS These persons voiced the belief ese points may furnish the basis r a new The Japanese the attack was ed the state department with publication of official reports from the com- manding and naval inquiry Both documents set that Pan ay was bombed in t pile of the that it. was readily fiable as an American that the attacking airmen also strafed with machine gunfire both the sinking ship and lifeboats and that a tor launch the Panay after It had been These were transmitted to the government NOTE IGNORES The Japanese note ignored the specific by some as proving un- tenable the original Japanese ex- planation that the bombing was DFO IT f E By the Freit on- good will to eternal chorus of rangr across the United States today as the turned workaday cares to the observance of Christendom's most joyous holiday It was a white Christmas In many in rain and sleel made the day travel President Roosevelt set a note for the in he broadcast greetings to the The Christmas day schedule of president included attendance at an interdenominational service at the Church of the Covenant From coast came the urge had crowded planes and Last minute shoppers con- to the with New York police reporting tlie worst traffic Jam they ever had Balmy Weather San I a to S. A. While Santa crept Into San Antonio under blanket a bright sun was break the er U. 8. which remained on keel were to over ma continued to cloudy were Prom 3 p. m. Friday until o a. m. the mercury varied only one staying 61 and 66, Maximum temperature Sunday wlU be about 68 two under the arid the morning will be about Highest recording Friday and the minimum early Saturday s ALL VICTIMS IRE FREED Mother and Grocery Clerk Hear Death posse of state Wayne county officers and teers combed this section or the state today in a stubborn search for two surly kidnapers who bungled a. Christmas eve attempt to get ransom and released four only utter the chase grew too Sheriff Arthur who said no ransom had been reported that found no trace of the We have Ohio men to on the chance the men lied into He said the a green sedan with red hnd Ohio license He said the waving pistols and threatening to broke into the decorated home of John L. Bryan cashier of the Stato Into old John Bryan the only nnd Norma 17- year-old were BANKERS One of the gunmen seized the boy and took him the sheriff The second man forced toe nurse to who was at the bank discussing plans with her Bryan hastened but her nnd other bank employes stopped to ami Julian grocery who drove up at the offered re- sistance that foiled the the sheriff The gunmen Dunbar and Bryan into Bryan family The boy and nurse were shoved into the A gunman jumped into each Bryan nnd the others arrived to jce the away and opened The gunmen returned the four bullets piercing truck Parked In front of the The posse was out distance ALL Within a few minutes Mrs. Bryan and were released at New near A few hours he child and the nurse were freed at in Northern Wayne Mrs. Bryan was too hysterical to rive coherent Dunbar man in our car thought was Mr. He threatened to till me for I pleaded with him and convinced I wasn't He threatened to kill of but I talked him out of. Tile although badly said man with vis kept cursing because his plans riot He said he should liter driving around for what an eternity lie finally told is to get We walked almost nile before we got to a farm house and told the folks we were all She described one as laving thick red hair and Dunbar said the ither kidnaper was 5 8 inches weighed 150 was had a scar running from he left cheek bone to the wore x gray blue jacket and ark and was Firemen Suffer in Restaurant Blaze SAN Dec. firemen were overcome by moke and two were Injured In a fire In a restaurant Officials estimated the damage The blaze was In the eart of the financial CANARY'S LEG Taylor's canary suffered a roken leg when its cage fell to the Dr. P. applied a splint mdc of a match The canary singing
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