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   Clovis New Mexico Evening News-Journal (Newspaper) - August 12, 1936, Clovis, New Mexico                                CLOVIS New Mexico fair tonight and Thursday little change m IIS mt NEW W MEXICO NEWSJOURNAL West Texas Generally fair tonight and Thursday not quite so Warm In north portion AUGUST 1936 New Mexicos Greatest Newspaper EIGHT PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ADOPTS HANDS OFF POLICY IN SPAIN 6Yerld Youngster Is Hero Of Rescue From A Cistern A sixyearold ypungster who snatched 2yearoid brother from death In the tenfoot water of a cis tern northeast Qlovls Monday stood sheepishly before E NewsJournal cariiera yesterday anc at tlie fuss being made over his youthful The 6yearbld is Leroy and the 2yearold is of Mr and Earl Day is a cattle buyer Late Monday Leroy was drawing water from cistern for his pet Baby Blllle stood by watching the As Lerjby started to a nearby pen with the pail of water he heard a BiHie was out of Without a moment Leroy dashed the shouting to his mother as he Attracted to the cistern as she emerged from the kitchen Mrs Day found a splashing noise from her tiny sons dogfashion paddling in the waters Meantime Leroy was dragging toward thecistern a ladder he had procured in the While held the top of the shinned down its he the water where he grabbed of the stillfloating Blllie dragged him over to the and with mothers aid brought him safely to the Although Billie has never had a swimming the tiny tike pad dled around for fully five minutes before Leroys brotherly arms came to his to Day the child didnt least sign of strangling and few minutes he was about as the st6ry finally drifted beyond the family circle and to the A reportercameraman who rushed to the Day home was told Leroy had gone Not far from home he was his trusty nigger shooter ready for Asy shucks got to go a Im going Besides I turn a gopher loose that gpt daiight over there in when he But he finally consented to give up a few minutes of his yaluable Although bnly 6 years old Roy is a real He a cowboy hat and he has He has ridden a horse since he could first sit up on He already has the stoicism of an old And as evidence that he does his own his wild dash for the Tcicue ladder tells Its own Chain Bound Body In Murder Probe San Francisco Bay Yields Gruesome Evidence Of Slaying Confronted with what they declared wns n murder authorities to day sought IdoiiUficiitlon of a man whoso chulnhoiiiHl body was found on San Francisco bay mud flute south of Deputy Coroner John Lowman said the man had apparently been with 32 feet of 3 inch chain wrapped about his body and thrown into the One identity clup faded when George Callahan reported his Sergeant Howard of the United States was with him last night in Deputy sheriffs said an Oakland whose name was not she the body was that of Sergeant on furlough from Fort The officers said washed the body onto the mud They esti mated the fbou40 years old and partly had been dead about five Russian Fliers Await Good Alaska 12 0 noted Russian flyers poised near here today awaiting favorable weather conditions before taking off on another leg of their flight to seek an air trade route from tho The Siglsmund Levanevsky nnd Victor arrived from Junoau The Things She Said Him Im getting a good refrig erator right some new and furniture for the spare room And its NOT going to wreck our bud get because Im buying them all through the NewsJour nal WantAd cpiumns for a fraction of What we expect ed to have to pay To advertise new or used fur niture for sale just call 606 and ask for the Want Ad YOU MAY CHARGE HERO OF CISTERN AND BROTHERS Photo and On the right is Leroy 6year old son of and Earl Day of who figured heroically in th e rescue of his 2yearold brother center in the picture from tenfoot waters of a cistern at the Day On the leftis another son of Borah And Robinson Piling Up Commanding Victories Arkansas Running Away In Primary Borah Leads Three To One By Tlie Associated Press A stream of primary ballots sweeping two nationally prominent senators to commanding for renomlnation and a burst of clash ing arguments in the presidential campaign featured todays Senator Joseph Robinson of Ar leader and the veteran Republican Senator William Borah of Idaho built up big mar gins oyer opponents with Townsend ite backing While Florida bearing Townsend club en won a Democratic sena torial In the slowly mounting Arkansas Robinson obtained a better than twotoone margin over the combined vote of two They are Cleveland advocate of the Townsend old age and Rosser Making the political fight of a lifetime at the age of Borah was outdistancing his Townsendite op Byron Def former state In the Democratic contest for the senatorial the cowboy Ben pulled away from Federal Attorney John returns from 498 of 850 precincts gave Borah Def enbach ELAINE BREAKS ENGAGEIMENT WITH ILL JOHN BABRYMORE UPt 21yearold broke her engagement to middle aged John but kept the screen stars 8 carat diamond ring ill with a serious heart lay in a sanitarium secluded and while the brunette New Yorker announced at her V events shown con clusively that would be impossible for us to plan a happy married life With this realization I infinitely prefer to terminate our blessed relationship at this time rather than when we LANDON IN COLORADO Aug Alf Landon of as a private returned to Colorado today to rest and work on his speeches for the presidential He spent 15 minutes in and then left for Estes Boulder BOLD HI JACKING LAST NIGHT Two Big Tourist Parties Through Here On Trains Five hundred tourists were through Clovls yesterday on two American Ex press Banner Tour special One train carried ten cars and the other The two trains yesterday made a total of that have passed through Clovis during the These trains carried eastern pass engers on an allexpense tour of western United The tour is by way of Texas Grand San Diego Los Angeles and back to eastern states by a northern Sinister To Oppose Senator Hatch In John Albuquerque attor announced today he will seek tho Republican nomination as a long term senate candidate against Senator Carl In switching his candidacy from the short against Senator Dennis Chavez he said for many months he had been advocating the advisability and necessity of Judge Otorb for one of the senatorial He said lie believes tlie Republican party needs Otero on its STORK LEADS DESPITE HEAVIER DEATH RATE There wero a greater number of deaths in proportion to births in Curry county last month than according to records filed with Miss Oleta deputy county but the stork was still far in the Twentythree deaths and 33 births ero recorded for the Quite frequently the number of deaths is not half as great as the number of Oddly practically all of last months deaths wero among either very old or the very A number of infants four being and most of the other fatalities were among citizens in their seventies or Only a young man 29 years died In his BUILDING HERE Construction was begun Monday morning pf a warehouse on First arid Pile streets which will be the new the Marr Whole sale company when it about October According to the new manager pf the Wholesale house Nehie of measure 80 by 100 The present plans call for a ground floor and with the busihess offices facing The loading en tfance wiUbe on The building will be of n yellowish ODDITIES in the NEWS By The Associated Press 4 SURPRISE J When friends gave a surprise birthday party for Judge his divorced Alice Horton was among the During the celebration she recited a It was That Old Sweet heart of t M Two yours Joso of went liiint On returning ho ml is pio turo riflo la ono cigar in the nnd ti fine Muck bear ut his A game warden saw It and culled Grlego Into justice of tho peace court The fine was for hunting without a OUTDOORS LOVERS AT HOME There was no objec tion from mother when Billy How stretched a sheet over two to form a tent so he could play There was That was after Blljy built his cnmpfire on the bedroom Howard called the fire de The loss was Jess Is Vic tim Of Masked Pair On Second Street Jess pointer living at 206 Main told city police late last night that he had been robbed of and a pistol by two masked hijack ers who held him up as he walked along Second street at tho of the HomeLumber Supply com pany 213 Second The occurred about oclock as he stepped down off the sidewalk to cross the alley back of the lumber he The two ban dits were concealed in shadow of the and the first knowledge Taylor had of their presence was when one of them a gun into his The other man also had a gun in his No Joke They Said Taylor asked the men if they were playing a joke on but they assur ed him they meant The vic tim then started to reach for a calibre Smith Wesson revolver he carried Inside his but desisted at a warning from one of The robbers took Taylors gun and a bill he had in his watch overlooking 10 he carried In a bill fold in his When they were the two men backed off down the keept ing him covered with their Tay lor Taylor believes he has seen both of the men in Clovis before and thinks he would recognize them if he ever saw them One was a SpanishAmerican and was not over five six inches he but the apparently a white was about five ten inches in Both were dressed in blue and both wore handker chiefs tied around their The SpanishAmerican was The gun taken from Taylor had his engraved on the No trace of the hijackers has been McCONNELL RfOVES OFFICES City Magistrate who maintained offices in both the courthouse and the city hall pending settlement of litigation involving city moved his effects from the courthouse to the city hall Charge That Townsend Sold Out To Coughlin And Lemke Starts Furor Table Tennis Balls To Float Plane If It Fails In Trip LOS 12 Twelve thousand table tennis balls today became safety equipment for Singer Harry Rlchmans projected transAtlantic Dick Richmans or dered the balls placed in the wings and tail of his big expressing belief this 30pound cargo would float the ship in case of a forced Jealous Suitor Hunted In Case Of LADeath Japanese Actress Is Found Slain Knife Wound Mn Thrbat jealous white suitor was hunted by police today ln the knifeslaying of Midi exotic Japanese ac Victim of a triangle of east and the beauty ran screaming from her home yesterday and plunged face downward on the Her throat had been slashed witha butcher ordered ta countrywide search Ray 39yearold who he said hadipaid court to William Bachand of York Who fell in withthe Jap anese sgirl on a recent transcontinen tal bus was asleep ln an other room of the Takaoka home at the time of the He heard her screams and ran to front but the slayer had dis He told Bachand said he had intended to wed the their romance anger ing Returning from a thea ter Monday he Johnson attacked him with an ice in flicting five flesh Movement On Foot To Pave Road A movement to pave state highway 88 from the Oklahoma line to New Mexico and to secure a 100foot rightofway through Farmer county was put on foot by a meeting of 50 highway enthusiasta at the Bo school yesterday after None of the route is hard sur faced at secretary of the Dimmitt chamber of and county commissioners Martin and also of Castro made Judge told what had been done In Swisher coun and Farmer county was represent ed by county commissioners son and The speeches were followed by a roundtable It was decided that the next High way 86 meeting will be held at r Reinforcements Rushed To Forest Fire Zones ments were rushed to danger points along the north woods fire lines to day as several uncontrolled confla grations raised apprehension Flames that originated 20 miles south of charred more than acres of forests and deaped across the Minnesota border near Residents of the section Fire that has swept over acres of timberland on Isle Lake a mile of Chippewa Harbor KIWANIS CLUB HEARS CHARLES SCHEURICH Charles Scheurich was the principal speaker at the weekly Kiwanis lunch eon held today at the Harvey Scheurich spoke on What Oil Would Mean to A report on the trip to Amarillo made by 12 club members Monday was given by Cecil OBrien of a addressed the club as did Harold another and Hal Lea reported the progress made in the efforts to build a hospital in Another guest of the luncheon to day was Harold Three Townsend Leaders Are Discharged In Rift In Party 12 Clin ton Winders charge tliat Townsond the organization down the river to Coughlin and Lemke reverberated today in tho wake of a ividesprcad shakeup In the ago pension Dismissal of eastern leader central regional at Chicago and William eastern regional director at New was announced here last night by Gilmour national sec The specific reason for which they were discharged was Their general conduct in office wasnt satisfactory to the or rather the doctor Townsend felt it wasnt satisfac v The national secretary said there had been complaints that Wunder injected politics and political per sonalities into instead concentrating exclusively on the pension Wunder rejoiced in a Jformal statementissued in New I am fired because 1 objected to Townsend and Gerald Smith do ing the very thing they now accuse he They have sold the Townsend organization down the river to Coughlin and Wunder said he was removed last one day after Townsend set forth in a statement that any of his followers who refused to support William the Union party candidate for would be AstorThorpe Battle Truce Seems Remote LOS a night of Attorney Joseph representing Franklin said today that a settlement of the marital dispute be tween his client and Thorpes former Mary appeared Anderson said he was prepared to court at 10 PST for a continuation of the trial of the case which involved custody of the couples four year old Mary If a settlement is not the trial will continue without further de Dictator in Greece John Metaxas premier and strong man of Greece was ap proved as temporary dictator to thwart a feared general strike In the Associated Press Photo 150 TONS OF HAY LOST IN BLAZE AX KOSWELL 12 large hay barn and 150 tons of hay belonging to Hal Bogle were completely destroyed by fire early last The barn was partially insured but there was no insurance on the Spontaneous was advanced as a possible cause of the which rose above the trees surrounding the could be seen for many HO1H5S MEN INJURED IN CAR CRASH IN OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA of was treated for a cut arm early today af ter his automobile collided with an other and also of escaped The driver of the other car sped away from the scene without Representatives Warned To Keep Out Of Trouble War Department Frowii On Sale Of Implements To Factions BOTH ARMIES ACTIVE Important North1 Seaboard Is Objective Of New Engagement y 12 United States tacked up a hands off moity trtday as its policy toward the Spanish civil but there1 was no hint of any plan to par ticipate in any international com pact for The first official expression of policy since the opening of the Spanish rebellion caine last when acting1 Secretary William Phillips made public instructions he said had sent to all United States government repre sentatives in Phillips emphasized that the gov ernment will scrupulously refrain from any interference whatsoever in the unfortunate Spanish He disclosed that the entire state ment of policy had been read to un identified aviation company repre sentatives who had sought thestate departments advice on question of selling planes to Fjrown On Sales The inference was clear that while the United States neutrality law does not ban the sale of implements war to forces involved in a civil Coni flict within one the govern ment intends to discourage such ac After speaking ofthe governments policy to inter ference statement said in part is clear that our neutrality law with respect to embargo of am munition and implements of war has1 no application in the present since that only in the event of war betweenof among na On the bther in conform ity with its well established policy of noninterference with internal af fairs in other either in time1 of peace or in the event of civil strife this government of scrupulously refrain from any inter ference whatsoever in unfortunate Spanish We believe that American both at home and are patriotically observing this well recognized American pol p j SEABOARD IS OBJECTIVE By The Associated Press Spains northern was the focal point today for the governments drive to crush the fascist revolution in the face of a smashing attack by the rebels to break through to the Madrid looked upon prospective cap ture of the rebel stronghold of SEE 4 Todays Results By Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE R H E New York 000 000 000 0 tie 000 000 end 10th Gabler and Mancuso Mungo and Louis French and ODea Johnson and Boston 001 001 10 1 001 000 Bush and Lopez Benge and 000 001 10 1 010 100 ft 0 Brennan and Lombard and AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 010 Bridges and Hayworth Harder and First game Philadelphia 020 000 9 1 Boston 002 400 7 1 Flythe and Moss Fer rell and Second game Philadelphia Oil 400 10 1 Boston 000 000 3 3 Kelley and Hayes Wilson and i Washington 000 110 10 I New 431 13 3 Cohen and Millies Hadlej and 010 hicago 200 132 Kimberlin ant Hemsley Kennedy and   

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