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   Clovis New Mexico Evening News-Journal (Newspaper) - January 21, 1936, Clovis, New Mexico                                NEW Jalr to night and Wednesday ly colder tonight north mr Hkw IT MEXICO VENING NEWSJOURNAL WKATHm WEST TEXAS slightly winner In extreme portion tonight Wednesday warmer In north VOLUME NEW MEXICO JANUARY SIX PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS WALES TAKES OATH AS KING OF BRITISH Accident Heli As Unavoidable Coroners tn Probe Of Death Of Charles Gtenn A by Judge met this morning and heltf OmeldjiMe the accident In whisk Glertn of Vraln teesHai fetal Injuries at tea eeUek on the highway seretal mites west ef Those who testified at the inquest this morning were Cecil Miller and Leon all of the Vraln and Field who were with the victim at the time of the and Paul Jack Loler and Jake Rill of who were In the auto whlch struck Making MUM Young driver of the pickup which struck testified that he was driving not over fbrty miles an and that he did not see Glenns car until he was about twenty feet from due to ice and snow form ing on his Swinging out to miss the which waft parked on the the driver not apply his brakes until he jtihr Glenn step in front of the He explained that had he used the earlier he would have swung Into the other because of the snow ori the Turned Occupants of Glenns car testified that after changing a Glenn stepped to the left door of his car and asked for a can of oil to grease a Glancing up1 he saw the car which seemed to crash into his with a warning Look out Glenn turned to run across the Hed taken only a few steps when collided with the radiator of the Glenn suffered a con cussion of and a fracture of both legs and several He died several hours later at Baptist hospital where he was taken In the Funeral Funeral services for the victim were afternoon at Glenn of with Dwffiht Randolph of the Clovis Church of Christ con Interment waSin the Clovis immediately following the with Steeds Funeral Par lors in Larger Half Of Nation h Snow ble tons and tons of snow weighted down the larger half of the nation today after the worst blloard of the Deaths attributed to the weather reached at least 175 the majority due to traffic accidents on icy streets and obscured vision of Tornadlc storms which swept the southeastern states accounted for 32 known fatalities In Georgia and In the territory from Pennsylvania northward through New England more than 80 persons Virtually all sections of the nation were promised relief from the cold and snow Rescue Find Two Of Mine Victims Rescue workers today came across two of the eight victims trapped In the Monarch The two the rescuers re were thojie of Kester Nobin and Leland age not They were found near a fire wall which they were building to shut off a blaze burning ijri the subterranean coal veins for Apparently they were dropped in their tracks by the terrific explosion which roared through the under ground network pf tunnels CHIEF FIGURES IN SHIFTING OF BRITISH CROWN With the death of King George pf the Prince of Wales left in picture ascends the v throne of the British In the center is an official Silver Jubilee portrait of Queen wife of the dead i Despite Epileptic Attack In Hamlin Appears Today Potter County Sheriff Is Chief Witness Today In Farwell Still somewhat flushed and wab bly aa the result of an epileptic at tack whlek to suffered yesterday aftenwon during a recess of 69th district court at wawMhe trial for the 1 day of his George HatnHn waa to endure the Occasionally shaking his head from side to side and sometimes resting his head in his he for the third since the trial the testimony of Bill sheriff of Potter Through the Defense Attorney Dusty in his crossexamina introduced Into evidence Ham lins purported as well as four separate statements he is sup posed1 to have signed during the ques tioning to which he was subjected by the sheriff and the district Leads To His Evidence Through the Miller managed to bring before the jury a mass of evidence which he will de velop later in an attempt to prove that or more men besides Hamlin was at the Hamlin home the night of the Sometimes amused and often exas perated by Millers line of question Sheriff Adams and Defense At torney Miller had frequent and once Judge Reese Tatum told them to quit Courtroom Jittery Once Hamlin heard Miller but for the first time before the the purported confession other and Miller took oc casion to read to him the several statements Hamlin is purported to These in question andanswer contain in timate detailsand revolting particu lars perhaps had something to do with Hamlins epi leptic He sitting at sel suddenly his eyes be gan HIS face got his jaws and hismouth He uttered an in choked cry that was not a scream but was undeniably a cry of Courtroom Shocked For a court attendants were paralyzed with but as Hamlin began to slip from his seal several hands grabbed Since his defense in his trial is many of those present feared for a moment that he had gone raving thought it a heart but the character of the seizure soon became Willinghands laid his figure out on the counsel and gome body had presence of mind enough to forge a pocket knife into his mouth to keep him from r bit ing his Jerkingicipnvulsiyjiy like a poisoned Hamlln became Froth dripped from his and his breathing was His face turned then Thought Dying Derense Attorney the jury could see this they wouldnt doubt that he is George Millers private bathed Hamlins face and head with and soon he began which he state Vot admitted to In a few dence after aTardfoulht legalBattle Scott Farwell ar Hamlins rather flustered and under his direction Hamlin demeanor today left court attaches was placed on a bed in the judges jittery for fear he might have an other fit like tWe one he had yester Ordinarily Hamlin sits stolidly through the making few Collapses In Court He was sitting with sphinxlike ini After having Hamlin sniff ammonia to clear up his labored Johnson said that in his It was the Jacksonian type of Caused By Injury This type of epilepsy is caused by mobility yesterday afternoon about 5 previousinjury and bears out the Texas when he was defense contention that his mind was Mandamus Hearing The hearing on the mandamus Clovis city to call an election aimed at a change in tbQ form of district court here it was said at the courthouse The mandamus brought about as one of repercussions of turbulent city accrued through the city commissions refusal to take action on petition signed by over asking for an election on the question of reverting to the former aldermanic form of govern The city commission refused action on the petition on the ground that it did not bear the proper num ber of qualified voters of the of the petition will be the before the Walter Mayes and Dick Row are attorneys for the petitioners whose for an expression of the voters has been headed by James Hamilton and William minority members of the While the hearing was set for 9 oclock tomorrow a weeks delay may it was if a rumored request that Judge Harry Patton disqualify himself to preside in is filed when the hearing is FORMER CLOVIS MAN HEADSBBS of Wales Well Qualified To Succeed To British Crown By Hewitt MacKensle Executive AP Foreign Service Again for Britain have come echo ing down from the ages the fateful words The king is long live the king and upon the compara tively youthful shoulders of her favor ite son has fallen In these troubled times the crushing burden of sover eignty over the greatest empire the world has For Prince of these which have ushered in and 9Ut an endless line of English spelled double They robbed him of a beloved fath who had been his companion and guide since the days of bedtime stor ies they thrust him upon a throne which he wouldmuch prefer not to Palaces and regal splendor mean little to him for Often he has gone about his heavy public duties as Prince of Wales though yearning for the great Even when in residence in London his home has reflected the character of David He has lived in York which adjoins beautiful old James abode of many famous royal But to him it had been just his Continued on 2 Wreckage Of Plane Sold For Battered wreckage of the air liner which carried 17 persons to death near here last week had been sold to a farmer for Emmctt who lives near the scene of the purchased the debris and is carting It from the swamp of his home where he plans to sell It for souvenirs and propellers and instru being studied by the crash Investigators were not Included In the Bonus Bill May Go To MM J r Tomorrow A forecast of speedy house action on the bonus by Speaker Byrns today that the measure for payment i in baby bonds may be laid on Presi dent Roosevelts desk before nightfall LICENSE BUREAU IDLE Monday was rather an idle day for the marriage license bureau at the court house as only one couple with marital intentions Clayton Wassom Lessie Mae both of were married at noon yesterday by Justice of McConnell in his office WARMER The weather LAST NIGHT man had a little Congress Points To Security Plan House Looking To Ways Of ProducingMoney For The Measure UP today on the spending aimed to lead to social With the expensive bond bonus redemption bill expected to go to the White House a com mittee recommended to the house thaf bo appropriated to finance the security plan through the first six of It had been estimated Would be needed to help the aged to aid the young and to the As in the bonus no taxes to pay the costs were The senate was in recess and the house adjourned early in respect to the late King so consideration of the new appropriation had to await its turn along with the proposed neu trality and farm relief Lit tle difficulty over ultimate approval was Major Fund Included The security funds were included in a deficiency appropria tion The committee recommend ed permission to pay off more than federal cotton loans out of funds already available to the The plan of the democratic leader ship calls for the house to approve tomorrow tne babybond payment oill that streaked through the senate yes terday on a crest of 74 to Even if it comes bouncing Flies To London For Solemn Rite Follows Precedent Of Ages In Hastening To Take Up Scepter IN ANCIENT CEREMONY Body of King Will Lie In State From Thursday To Tuesday by Tht Anoetatcd Prm A new Edward took up the rule of the British Em pire of nearly five hnndred mil The new title WM QMd for the first time tonight when Parlia ment met to swear allefianoe to the eldest son of the late King George The man whom the world has known as the Prince of Wales discarded Royal precedent to fly from the bier of his late father in Bandringham House to the He made the 100mile trip In private airplane and was the British monarch to travel by Edward followed the precedent of in hastening to St James palace to take the scepter dropped by the dying Broke Precedent But his adherence to precedent end ed crown princes had traveled by by by and finally by But the 41yearold Edward had reached Jamess less than112 TV bonus leaders figure they can over after his father breathed his ride a veto with totaltrip occupied Only two Confer Oh Farm Plan As for a relief President Roosevelt called cabinet officers and legislators to a High sources passed the word that ndt the presidents advisers were com pletely agreed on the soil conserva production control plan to suc ceed Bonus leaders tooK particular de light in the size the senate vote to pay veterans their bonus immed iately in cashable It was a sure they that a veto could be In the legislators were so sure of the result tomorrow that they were turning to the next question how to obtain the There was talk of attaching an appropriation to the next supply bill that passes through FAILED TO IDENTIFY MEN Cecil Glidewell and Grade Bryant failed to identify at Roswell yesterday the two men who were being held mercy on Clovis last night ahd alj there as suspects in the Portales and lowed the mercury to drop to only This was 11 degrees farm er than Saturday night and four above The for yesterday was Clovis filling station holdups which occurred on the night of January These Bob Quillan and James will likely be released today for lack of COLLAPSED IN COURTROOM YESTERDAY Indians Sign From White Preparation WWThe mer cury stood at M Maw at one Minnesota Warden William MSMtnherlng that 8tar TtaMtgVMta Carth reservation iBdlejfc iilsiilM mueli osWT wawtad to know how la Me see while on storm window im kaBjHm Star In the Face suddenly stricken with the epileptic attack which threw the courtroom Into an uproar and brought an abrupt end to the afternoon All afternoon the attorneys had been arguing over the admissibillty of Adams testimony concerning the Adams testified In the absence of the as he had on one Are you unhappy about your living room Or any other room Start watching the Sale Household Goods ads the NewsJour Youll all types of de sirable pieces sacrificed at a fraction of their valUe be cause they dont go with the other because own ers are moving or for other To advertise furniture just call 606 and ask Want Ad YOU MAY CHARGE IT Impaired as the result of a skull fracture suffered in an accident in nearly ten years He driver of a fire truck which was struck by a street At that time the doctors said that in fromfive to ten years Hamlin would suffer from Jacksonian epi en four Deranged Passenger May Have Sent Plane On Tragic Plunge Dallas News says airlines officials are Investigating a theory that a passen deranged or seek ing to commit suicide without invali dating his insurance the crash of the American Airlines plane in Arkansas last Tuesday The newspaper said it learned one of the passengers had made two at tempts to take out an additional life insurance after boarding I the The belief held by highup air lines the story is that a temporarily de ranged or merely bent upon killing himself and willing to take a host of pthers to death with entered the control slugged the pilot and copilot and sent the ship crash ing into the Arkansas swamplands at terrific At Memphis a theory that a pistol was fired aboard the giant held the attention of Discovery Jn the wreckage of an automatic pistol and a piece of metal with a it about the size of a bullet deepened the Fresh cause for speculation was a statement of an American Airlines Ed that he believed the weapon belonged to a Bureau of air commerce officials said at Washington that all but the hu man element in the crash had been airlines would not comment on the statement of Sheriff Campbell of Forrest i that if the hole in tle metal was made by a it was fired from inside the ship Jacobs said the pistol and other articles taken from the wreckage would be sent to Washington for study by prominent Hobbs will head the of commerce or ganization recently formed Han din was elected at the per manent organization meeting which also namedJim first vice president Glen second vice and The of directors was author ized to select a paid EXTORTION PLOT NEW Theres nothing to Eddie Cantors comment today regarding a Los An geles report of an extortion plot threatening his five daughters unless were He declined to say whether his daughters were Oddities In News Of The Day Cathryn a complained to court officials that her made a practice of taking her false teeth in order to keep her home She was granted a decree for sep arate maintenance and a week a As if Kolng to Jail wasnt bad passengers In police patrol wagons are going to bo charged a taxi rate for the Mayor Qwnes Instructed Police Chief Bowliiuon to see that a SOcent charge im posed on everybody who rides to the city jail In the provided they are convicted in the recorders SAN UP broke li a new pair of his leg to He yanked so hard trying to remove the he fractured his right Privy Council Four hours later the new ruler met the privy council in an ancient cere mony at Jamess He made his declaration antfwBrtvedthr oath of allegiance from the who served his late The which In session just under an heard In tone this ageold declaration Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick do solemnly and in the pretence of testify and declare that I am a faithful member of the Protestant reformed church by law established in and that I accord ing to the true intent of enactments which secure the Protestant succes sion to the throne of my up hold and maintain said enactments to the best of my according to To Me fa King Georges body wUt be laid in state in Westminster hall from Thurs day until next When it will be taken to St Georges chapel of Windsor Castle for the last funeral From Westminster hall to Padding ton a full state procession tiuiu iiioiugruiihy iiiul Tliis courtroom picture of George on trial at was taken just a few moments before the defendant collapsed in the courtroom late yesterday during a recess in The jury waa out of the room at the will accompany the Crowds Line Streets After his entrance Into St through streets lined with thousands of the new king went to Buckingham Palace to see his broth the Duke of with whom he talked for half an Gloucester is ill with a Afterward he went to his official residence as the Prince of to attend a meeting of and royal household officials to discuss the ar rangements for the ceremonials of the next few Proclamation Tomorrow His proclamation as king will be given tomorrow The body of the late king will be brought to London The dramatic modernity of Ed wards morning flight gave way to medieval pageantry In the late after The privy council meeting toqk place with all the pomp and ceremony of traditional Only few members of the cabi net were especially summoned to at tend the regular session but today a group of more than including one Margaret a labor were allowed to Prime Minister Baldwin headed the The lord mayor and aldermen of the city of wearing levee dress and also mourning known as mingled with the cock sworded and buckled gov ernment heads and church dignitaries garbed in ecclesiastical To People At Sandringham the body of King George V was started on the slow journey during the next few will permit thousands of his former subjects to view the face of i the dead sovereign for the last The body was removed from ringham where George died at to the Littje i Parish The body of in a was taken on a hand bier escorted by a detachment of grenadier guards through sleet and The kings piper played a wailing lament as the procession moved along the church Placed On Mer The members of the royal family   

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