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   Clovis New Mexico Evening News-Journal (Newspaper) - April 4, 1936, Clovis, New Mexico                                WBATHEB i NeW Mexico fair tonight and cept snow extreme W6st e to vi Mexico VENNG NAL JVest cloudy tonight and Suriday cooler Sunday and In the and extreme west portion Id 4 NEW APRIL 1936 12 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF HUMAN H AILf SELASSIES ARMY IS REPORTED SHATTERED 1 J Broken Ranks Troops Raked By if Airplanes Guns 1 Disordered Mass Repontedi Moving South Toward fw Addis Ababa April 4 tro Badoftlio telegraphed lita erimiont today that ttallftn forces in Northern Ethiopia hail Mattered the imperial Halle Selassie sending thChi in des perate flight In his secdnd official report to the saldjt The buttle of Its epilogue tills apian troops by the are In desperate south The entire aviation In bombing and machinegunnfhg this Earlier the1 fascist sajdi troops had overwhelmed the der of Kthiopjas imperial guard In a battle during whlcn Emperor Halle Selassie 16gt the fascist com mander reported today an official The Italian1 suffered40 cas Bad6gllo from this second encounter with Haile body guard wltHdrW the conflict Tuesday Inthe 30 miles south of Afajli AIR Italian planes aunchedionaerlal at Ethiop ias sole link with tack today on Addis as France coupled Germany to sanctions against the fascist Five Italian attacked an Ethiopian alrdome Ababa after circling capitol and throwing population lHoapanic fired IhcendiarVYbul and into Attacked to have attacked together 75 of the midpplnt on the In diplomatic sources said PierreEtienne French for eign would confront Great Britain with a demand that Sanctions either be imposed on Germany for Its Rhineland actldn or from Italy for its east African French Flan Rejected A formal French request for an other meeting of remaining Locarno signatories at Brussels was turned down at The aerial Italian attacks followed indications from tne British govern ment at London fcjiat It Is preparing to demand additional sanctions against Italy after asserted that the Italian forces are using poison One authority declared that fasclut gas attacks begin March 1 resulting in HIS DISAPPEARANCE MAY BE SOLVED Music Festival Closes Tonight With Giant Chorus of Students at Armory Voices In Concert Under Direction Of v Harry Barton Tonights Grand which will be presented at the Armory 7 under the direction of Ifarry will bring to a close 0ne of the most successful Community Music Festivals Clovis and surround ing schools have presented in the past in which 1400 stu will have participated at the aonclusion of the Grand Concert this have attracted crowds which jnacked to capacity for afternoon and night performances since the opening Of the festival with the cantata given by the Junior High c The program last night was prc by the Easiorn New Mexico rftinlor College Symphonelte Orches tra Boys Treble Clef Boys Girls Bass Clef Club and the This afternoon the rfardinSimmons of Voice and Choral Music gave a rme program for ail exceptionally appreciative audi The program was under the di rection of Lola Gibson The program for tonights Grand Concert follows Campus March Overture De Lamater Sleeping Beauty School Loves Old Sweet Passing PurcellPItcher Bull Dog college Lacy John Mixed Kerrifcamecnik Italian StreerSongT ff t Drink To Me Carrie Adams HomeOn The Swartz Hear Dem Male Fair New Elizabeth Gar JohnieMargaret Sis ter Marie Lllla Beth Clara June The Clovis High School Injuries to citizens during ale bombing source asserted the British now have absolutely clear evidence of the of gas by the Eight Big Beams Swung Into Position Friday Eight I weighing 4200 pounds were ffivung into posi tion yesterday will be the district courtroom in Curry countys new The steel beams will support the jail on the third floor and will permit the elimination of supporting pillars In the Pouring of theconcrete for the third floor will start next Portales Dealer Uninjured Turns Over Wallace Ford denier at Por received a few bruises yester day when the rear re of his car blew out after picking up a large The car flipped over coming to rest after crashing Into a telephone The accident occurred eight miles east of WEATHER OUTLOOK Southern Rocky and Pla teau of vido with occasional snowfqr ex cept along Mexican bbrjjeri tures generally below except about normal eastern alma latter1 of Why Not sell the farm ma toolp and any other articles not Inuse on your farm but still In good condi tion Youll get cash for your ar ticles if you use a Want Ad to contact prospective buyers for those Items you wish to To place your phone 606 and ask tor the Want Ad NewsJournal Want Ads with a personnel of directed by Harry Barton will present the following numbers Campus DeLa Sleeping Beauty by Tsch alkowsky The Clovis High School Mixed which will ne on tonights is composert of 87 sopranos and 43 The Center Mixed Chorus is composed or 56 and is under the direction of Miss Johnnie Mar garet The Ranchvale Chorus and Pleasant Mixed also under the direction of Miss are composed of 24 and 34 respective The Forrest Mixed Chorus is di rected by Miss Clara Carpenter and hns 21 The Grady mix By has The Elida High School Rehabilitation Of Storm Area Starts Tornado Toll To 40 Loss From Freeze Will Run Tq Millicin April 4 The slow ofrfehabilitation en gaged hundreds storm torn southern cities today while elsewhere in the south flood and unsea sonable cold destroyed crops valued at The death toll tornadoes re mained at 40 after careful daylight search of debris heia and at the two towns most severely Officials of the cities estimated danjage at Cordele reach OOOibOO and at Greensboro more than Eighteen persons died at and 500 were injured here 12 died and more than 100 were hurt Subfreezing temperatures laid low crops from Arkansas to Damage to fruit and berry crops of Arkansas was estimated at TheTennessee river was over Its banks at numerous places along the lower end of its Towns along the river apparently were in no Has Ushered In Spring Here For 13 Years Claims Title John local may not have been the first lo don a straw this but he still con tends that it was he who officially ushered in the 13 years Rallis has given the signal for spring to enter the scene by putting on straw hat April kept up his tradition this but anotherlocal man was observed to be wearing a straw sailor two days ahead of Some other man might wear his straw theyear but for 13 11 someplace have started the Rallis ex postulated and J dontthink somebody else ought to get the credit just because he jumps the gun on Oddities In News OflheDay 1 j TJARD GAMJE James McCurley haVqUit giving his personal card to job help them obtain recog nition at the Massachusetts State Em ployment Political friends and foes madfe a racket out of selling the cards for as much as some persons eveh forged tne governor TEETH IN THE LAW OKLAHOMA CITY Chester who fond of lelt hi dentures with The dentists went to leaving harts teeth a locked Fed up with six days of soup arid Karhart hired a lawyer who ob tained1 the jroni an assort ment of plates the patient happily spied his own and imrried home to a steak A JfOLE KH firemen at Station 10 say this is the truth Their mascot dashes to the brags when the alarm gong rings arid slides down it from the second floor sleeping quarters to the equivent just like the Shipley Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison SAN April Mack former deputy sheriff today was sentenced to three State Police To Check Truck Mirror Equipment Spurred by a fatal accident this week that might have been avoided if a truck that figured in it had been equipped with a rear mirror that would have the driver to see farther to the Win ston and state police officers stationed have declared war on trucks improperly equipped in this The law requires that when a truck has a bed or load that keeps the driver from seeing straight behind a rear view mirror shall be so arrang ed that he can see 200 feetto the Many trucks have rear View mirrors that extend only about six inches from the whereas the bed extends a foot or moreMn such a the driver cannot see a car ap proaching r from the rear until it is eVen rear of the the officers They expressed opinion regardless of other the acci dent in which Harvey Wilson of Clovis was killed Wednesday after noon south of could pos sibly have been avoided if the truck which the Wilson car struck had a rear view mirror with a longer Many drivers do not know the pro vision of the law that they must able to see 200 feet Eagleton arid Winston They also are bearing down on trucks without proper clearance The law re quires that trucks with beds extend ing beyond the wheels have a green light marking the lower corner of the bed in front on the left side and a red light marking the lower corner in the rear on the same Search For Mahan In Region April 4 eral and local spurred by new with 36 directed by in prison for the fatal shooting Llla Beth will sing several of twoyearold Woodrow Willingham The Santa Rosa directed by Miss Marie with a personnel of 13 and Sacred Heart directed by Sister with a personnel of will take part in this evenings The Clovis Male recently organized by with a per sonnel of will sing the following Drink To Me Only Colorado Home ty Hear Dem HUNSAKER TAKEN TO PENITENTIARY TODAY Carl who accepted a pen itentiary sentence nere this week rather than leave New was baby taken to at Santa Fe today by Deputy Sheriff Bill Collins and State Policeman Hunsaker must serve a 10 to 15 year sentence for assault with a dead ly He was originally given a suspended sentence on condition that he leave the state and remain out but he Ie refused to take advantage of another opportunity to granted by the district at saying he wouldnt be satis fied anywhere else but last July who claimed he fired his pistol accidentally into the back of the car of father of the childideriied he knew there was a baby in the He andWillingham had had trouble earlier on the night of the ing to track down William alias wanted for the kidnaping of George at May who has evaded capture several times in this was re ported seen in a tavern here Thursday SPEAK ON TOWNSEND IN CITY MONDAY NIGHT Former and state manager of the Townsend Pension organisation in New Mexico will speak at the high school auditorium here Monday night at 8 Dillon will talk on the topic Why I Favor the Townsend Died As Without Making About Crime by The Associutedliess 4 Governor Harold Hoffmans of fice announced today he wouldpress for legislative Investigation of the handling of the Lindbergh kidnap murder now that Bruno ard Hauptirtann is To Pay Reward At the the governor took the first step to close the books of the Lindbergh case He directed Norman stale police to submit to him rec ommendations for payment of the reward for the and conviction of Bruno Richard The state in May offered the Three men have filed claims for Earlier there was a belief in Trenton that Hauptmunns execution night would quiet de mands for a legislative investigation of the Will Seek Probe But William the gover nors press said the governor would confer Monday afternoon with assembly man John Union and ask him to introduce the alrcnidrafted resolution for a thorough investigation both of his own activities m the HaUptmann case and the conduct of the whole kidnap inginquiry The governor also struck sharply at critics of his candidacy for dele gateatlarge to the republican na tional convention in Candidacy Challenged The candidacy was challenged to day by former Representative Frank lin who announced he would oppose the governor in the May pri mary solelyoh the issue activity in the HaUptmann agovernor makes a mock ery ofour and drags his high office the Fort I remain Urges Withdrawal Henry Du vice presidentof the Associated Republicans of Bergen telegraphed the urg ing him to withdraw as a candidate to protect the republican party of contamination from the ghastly sit uation which has The governor replied he had fought for those things I believe to be and said he would run if he received only 10 Even before Hauptmanns body was embalmed in the state await ing arrival of a New York taker late the political ramifi cations of the Lindbergh case began who said he had withheld his announcement until after Haupt manns electrocution last night filed a candidate against Hoffman in the May when republicans will pick their That there may be no other said I have as he for Governor Landdn for April man is With those spoken by a physician in the crowded prison death house at last was told the end of Now Jerseys case against the Lindbergh baby end of Bruno Klchiml He died as most people thought ho unshaken A mile and half in a his weary widow now cried Ohj why did you have to do this There was no break Continued on Page 2 Police Push On In Search For Suttons Body Believe 6 Year Old Mystery Is Near Solution Near Des Moines WILL DRAIN A SPRING State police today continued their search in a northeastern New Mex ico lake for the skeleton of Ray Sutton former federal pro hibition who has been miss ing almost six Suttons wid ow and daughter reside in Vera Stretz Seeks Long Needed Rest Jury Returnd Verdict Of In York NEW April 4 Like a person just awakened from the hor rors of a Vera Stretz acquitted of murdering Fritz Geb her lover sought rest and for Her 70yearold Frank clasping the blonde young woman in his said she was go ing away for a while to try to for The jury returnee the verdict last night which set the 32yearold de fendant At the Not Miss Stretz She had been on trial for two weeks on charges she killed Gebhardt after many months of in he failed to marry The young woman pleaded that she shot him to protect herself from threatened unnatural The jurors delibemted three Heart In Wrong Side So Suicide Shot Missed Mark April The of a woman trying sul nhle who missed shooting herself in the heart because It was on the right side and she didnt know it is described in the proceedings of the Mayo She shot herself In the left side tho aiming ut the place wljerp she thought the heart was and It have been Un doubljedly sho would have died if her heart had been In normal po sition report In The BackWash of Hauptmann Execution April 4 District Attorney William Geog han sought means today to yufestion Paul Wendel on his story that he was tortured Jn Brooklyn for a con fession he killed Lindbergh Geoghan said hft investigation had substantiated mucfi of Wendelis story but that he thought It likely he would be unable to Interview the former New Jersey lawyer until after the Mercev county Trenton grand jury meets Wendel still is under Its Geoghun that he had fqund true all portions of Wen dels story Which he nad had time to Doctors Return From Little Wallace Martin and Denhof returned to this morning from Little where Martin was called Tuesday even ing to attend who succumbed to attack of pneumonia Last rites were held for Butler this afternoon at Butlers home near Little BEVERLY April 4 Emma who sought vainly to fly with her attorney to the aid of her Bruno Richard jjrotested his in nocence when she was informed of his Its a great miscarriage of she sobbed when the word was tele phoned to her home here and taken to her where she had lain exhausted all Hes been murder Poor Richard Her Vincent said 11 Ihope the mob spirit has been satisfied with a trim that was any thing but orderly unfair and shame ful in legal he April 4 The aged Frau Paxillne Hauptmtmn suffered a complete Breakdown today when told that her son had died at last for the slaying the kidnaped Lindbergh Close friends prepared hr gently for the shock when she still confident that Bruno Richard Haitpt mnnn would No No sho looking questionably from one friend to another when they finally told in sudden realization of the grim she could only my my svhile tears stream ed down her The news that her son had died in the electric chair last night at Tren reached her just after she had put on a black mourning to follow the coffin of her brother to the cemetery The brother died two days April 4 Robert Washington crim inologlst who participated in Governor Hoffmans reopened investigation of the Lindbergh ex pressed belief today that no Bruno Hauptmann bu a supergang committed the This was case of clrqunv slantial Tie Facts can be taken out of anyones life weave a NEW April 4 rounded by members of his family John Condon learned quickly of the execution of Bruno Richard Haupt man he had helped convict of the Lindbergh But Jafsie was m today and his Ralph said he had no The Mercer which heard Paul WendeJ assert that four men abducted him until he signed a confession of the expected to free him Tues day of the murder j4 Hauptmanns last daylt in Hunterdon county aQCttsjHg Wendel of the kidnaping ijnust be Wendel will go to Brooklyn Tues day to aid officers in locating the house where he said he was held prisoner for ten From he he was taken to the Mount Holly home of County Detective Ellis who closely associated with the Gov ernor In his Hauptmunn declaring an innocent man had been put to remained in seclusion in her Bronx homeShe instructed a New York un dertaker to call for her husbands at the prison during the after frionds said sho too might go to Thfe prison undertaker planned to embalm the in accordance with the prison Hauptqjanns expressed wishis that it be Before it is turned over to the it will be clothed in a t bluegray suit made in the John Jafsio of the ransom WHS at his only a few miles frorn the I burn if the baby is dead Condon wjis asked in a cemetery on an Apvll night four years ago by who he swore at the Fleming ton trial was Bruno Not if you did not have some part in Condon told the ransom col But Bruuo Hauptmann went to his death for killing Charles Lind at last a prison physician Widow Leaves Clovis tfor To Be Near Developments DBS April a physician today identified two bones found large hidden spring here yesWr day as bones of a human state police this morning pressed their search for Bay Sutton who disappeared six years The said the found in the Devils Wash Basin 50 miles from were a sca or shoulder and a rib From chief of the statepolice and director of the came the declaration of his confidence in the The discovery of the two House indicated that time arid the elements probably had the skeleton and liberated it in tarpaulin in which it was believed wrapped with barbed This will add to the difficulty of the he Confident of Clue I am confident are at the right the officer at Santa Clyde Tingley likewise expressed utmost confidence in the successful outcome of the I am as sure as I sit right the governor that officers will find the remains of Suttons body and solve the sixyearrold He expressed regret that he could not come to Des Moine aid the search but the illness of he prevented To 4 fourinch pump will talfen soon to the wash basin to aid in drain ing the pool several feet spending the night arranging the pumping returned to the lake today and resumed the A long section of coiled barbed wire state police efforts today as they looked to the waters of almost inaccessible Devils Wash Ba sin to yield trace of Ray prohibition officer whose mysterious disappearance in 1930 has never been Clue In Wire The at one closed a small It was when officers dragged the basin and Chief said it appar ently bore out information givenhim to the effect that had been heavily bound1 to keep it below House said the coil could be easily accounted for because of a bodys disintegration sixyears and resultant the There is no fence within a mile of ithe 1 Old Still Location The shores of the tiny body of wa 50 miles from the heart a lonely rolling country and at the head of a were at onetimethe site of a gallon evidences of which are still to be Nearly 100 large burlap sugar the companys lettering still plain up on many of were strewn along the shore where they were discovered by searching Basing his statement on re liable House voiced the theory that Sutton might have been thrown into the pool from the top of the at a point easily reached by an i I To reach the a two mile trip by foot pver canyon is Dig Through Rock Officers Frlda ytrenched nearly 100 feet through almost solid rock to drain the fed ly spring sufficiently tlvat dragging operations can be continued and a sixyear ac cumulation of Ray wife of the long missing federal prohibition for whose body state police are searching in a lake near Des Moines left here last night by bus for Clayton where she this morning joined Sheriff of Union and City Marshall of who were to accompany Sutton to or to the scene of the search at Devils Wash near Des who was formerly a dep uty sheriff under Suttpn at has been active in the long for trace of his former fellow Sutton disappeared on August while onduty investigating il legal liquor operations in northern New At the tirne of his dis appearance he was 57 He was 5 feet 10 inches in and weighed 196 inter esting he was weJjHnown and liked among peace officers of tjje His disappearance wss on of the states outstanding mysteries Continued on page 3   

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