Ada Weekly News, May 24, 1934

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May 24, 1934

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA VOLUME xxxrv ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MAY 24, 1934 NUMBER 8 WOMEN'S DEMO Luncheon and Business Sessions During Day, Banquet For Tonight HTCONCERN Adequate Share in Federal Re- lief Distribution Sought For Women Oklahoma Democratic Council of Women uro In meeting here today, a number of cities over; Oklahoma being represented. Lo- cal Democratic women are hosts to tho visitors. Tonight tin; program of the meeting will come to a close af- GHEENSUURG. KaiiB., May 2S. The body of Lieutenant Commander S. J. Trowbrldse. naval physician slain last Satur- day night, was found today about 15 miles northwest ot here be- Bido a little used road in Edwards county. The skull was crushed. Tho body was not removed pending the arrival of Leo Hud- gins. 24-year-old hitchhiker, who confessed to authorities at Mar- ietta, Okla., yesterday that he killed the naval officer 'during a "drunken orgy." Ho said lie struck Trowbrldge on tho head with a hammer after a quarrel precipitated by back-Beat driving. Lieutenant Commander Trow- brldge, attached to the naval base at San Diego, Calif., was enroule to llaywnrd. WIs.. to visit Ills ter a banquet followed by nn ad- dress'by Mrs. George Martin, vie-; chairman of the state contra! committee and an Interesting speaker. father when lie picked up Hltd- Hmlglns, after disposing of Hit- body, drove to Thackervlllo. Okla., where Trowbrldge's blood- stained car attracted attention of officers. The arrest and confes- sion followed. The slayer was be- ing returned to Kansas today In custody of Klowa and Edwards Tho banquet will be at officers. Aldrldgc hotel, whore :io.i-j slons have been held. Candidates present will be Introduced. The morning meeting opened Miortly after 10 o'clock In banquet room of tin; Aldrldgo liotel. Mrs. Marie Rodke Bailey opened the meeting, which was thereafter In tho charge of the president of the council, MTH. Frank. Korn. Business, which Inclistk-.l re- ports of committees after Mi's. Korn made u brief address, was Uiken up before tho noon lunch- con. Relief Program rnrnnioiint The major concern and goal of tin; Council Just now U the securing of relief for women of Only Emergency Features Howard Bill Be Re- tained by House Declares Enormous Markham Levies May Crush Life From Great Industry PITTSBURGH, May Estimating the petroleum's "an- nual tax bill at more than OIK- bil- lion IJalrd H. Markham today Informed the American I'e the state on equal terms with that now belnc rccclvud for men, and progress toward that IK reported. loiter In Council will take Democratic women of tho state to vote In the general election......> Mrs. Korn presided at luncheon program. Mrs. Nellie Ingram gave the Invocation, nfter which Miss Cleo Sumler led In a song. Guests were Introduced and Hnrry Lundgaard, for the Ad.i Chamber of Commerce, gave the welcome for the visi- tors. Mrs. Helen Lucas ot Hold- troleum Institute that "excessive taxation and destructive legisla- tion are victimizing the Industry to a degree unparalleled in recent the year part in Mark'Ilam> director of tin WASHINGTON, May 18. The house Indian affairs comnilt- ee abandoned today, the Wheeler- Howard Indian golf-government jill, but Indicated another prob- ably would be written retaining the emergency features of the old illl. Only those provisions on which members can agree as Immediate- ly necessary were considered like- ly to be contained In the measure as It finally will leave the com- mittee. Meanwhile the senate Indian affairs committee In executive ses- sion considered the administra- tion but postponed action un- til Monday. A majority of the committee was reported by one member as still in agreement that the mea- sure should be adopted substan- tially us now drawn, but Senator Thomas (D-Okla) served notice he would insist it be aimVded so as virtually to exclude Oklahoma from many of Its important provl slons, save In certain Instances. "I am going to Insist the bill be changed so that the provision per milting Indians to form corpora lions to manage their Jofnt prop erty will not bo operative In my state except In specified cases.' the said. The amendment will retain fo Oklahoma, of course, such benell clal provisions as those providing for educational advantages, loans to Indians and government pur- chase of lands for landless Indians wherever they wflili to come Into that phase of tho program. "Hut for the most part the bill Is mere moonshine BO far as Okla- homa Is concerned, sines so many of our Indians are living now Just like anybody else and are not on reservations or In tribes." provides tribal not be.formed DIE IN HAIL OF OFFICERS' BULLETS LARGE AREA OF SWEPT BY FIRE Square Mile in Southeastern Part of City Being Devoured By Hungry Flames Freshened Wind Carries Blaze Beyond Control of Desper- ately Fighting Firemen CHICAGO. May IIIK completely out ot control u Its origin In the CLYDE. BARROW AMD.QOMMIE PARK.ER. Clyde narrow anil Bonnie Parker, outlaw anil his cigar-smoking sweetheart and companion, who were slain by a posse ot Texas offi- cers this morning, shown above In a recent pose. She was reputed to be as quick on the trigger as Harrow, whoso eight years of out- lawry marked out a trail of hank robberies and murders. lean petroleum Industries coniinit- made this statement In his annual report presented at a session of the Institute's fourth mid-year meeting. The thought that there Is no dollherato Intention to destroy the industry affords scant lie continued, explaining that "through the IB5 taxes Imposed upon Its operations, service and I While the bill Amcr- corporations may Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields ftrn that had Union Stocks Yards late today leaped outside the confines ot OKLAHOMA CITY. May 14 county attorneys organized today to fight tax pro- testunts for a reversal oT the state supreme court's far-reaching levy restriction decision handed down Tuesday, W. F. Hunt of Bartles- vllle, Washington county attorney, filed a petition for a rehearing. Ted 11. Fisher, Watonga, de- clared the ruling so crippled gov- ernment nances In DBlalna county that he was forced to give us ills office telephone. I'aul W. Updegrafr, Norman, Clevealnd county attorney, who called tho meeting, said tho rul- ing, If upheld, tlireateiiH to upset the budgets of 55 counties. The court held passed by tho that under tin: last legislature, full authority for enforcing the the yards across Halstead maximum 15-mlll nd valorem tax attacking stores and homes as the major portion of the clty'a tiro equipment battled It. An hour after the first alarm was sounded, the blaze raged over an area a i.ille tquare. Telephone cables Into the stock yards were dead. The Stockyards Inn, blazing blazing with other structures out- side the yards, la n famous hos- telry built on tho lines ot an old English Inn. Stockmen from over the nation meet there at the re- nowned Saddle and Sirloin club. The club possesses many valuable oil paintings. In addition the Drovers building and levy rests with boards. the county excise Texas Rangers Head Posse in Long Pursuit Over Large Part of Louisiana WAITEDJNJHSH Guns Blaze When Pair Ignore Command to Halt and Reach For Weapons Mitchell and Milburn Announce Retirement From Guber- natorial Race products, the tax collector dips into the pockets of every Investor and custo- every envllle responded. .Music was pro- vided by the College Trio, com- posed of Miss Muriel Klttell, Helen Collins and Hill Mackln. Drusllla and Chloe Shi Cash :iP- of ,ax. peared In tap dance number. am, legislation unit asserted The report this morning of t It levles committee on relief was consumption while ova- Council. The Interesting to the Council. The committee was recently In Wash- ington advocating a program payments create) an unfair competitive situation that disrupts gasoline markets. The _Hinilllim fftmuiiuv A..V that would get appropriation for method of ending relief of unemployed women ant arising from gasoline would have a woman to head thnt division, scrvlns as assoclat with Carl Giles. Main relief ad- ministrator. The Council Is sup- porting Mr. Giles fully In work. Under tho program of tut' Council the following points are Included: Program of Oiimrll Budget plan with competent local women as directors; set- ting half of the allotment for Oklahoma relief administration Into relief for unemployed wo- men; equal sharp In direction of Oklahoma relief by local or buna fldo residents of tho stale. That only iocal unemployed re- uldltiK In each county should handle such funds; that n. griev- ance commlttro be named lo take care of complaints only; that a day nursery be established for earn of children of iineinplovvil: that registered, trained nurs.'S tnkc Into tin- homes needed-train- Ing and Information to mother.': that n room be established forj maklnc of comforts and quilts j I the evils arising from gasoline taxation Is lo reduce tax rales to tho level which makes lax evasion save by majority vote of tribes- men, Thomas explained he "did not want the normal relations of the great body of our Indians dis- turbed" by petitions tion" of such agencies which he elleved would follow enactment f the bill. Asked whether he believed the Hiimittco w o u 1 d accept his mendment, In view of the fact )out half the Indians in the onntry are In his state, Thomas "They will if tliey expect to get e bill out In time to do any ood." BOSILlEfES IP (from Latest effort of H. L. Hlack- stock lo complete the No. 1 Lewis In 19-2-7 as an oll producer Is acidizing. Getting several hundred barrels of acid Into the well was completed last night. In acidizing wells, the acid Is usually left about 48 hours before the well Is opened- to flow oll If the fluid Is present In sufficient (luantlty. The drilled through unprofitable anil overcomes the sales resistance Markham also charged the di- vision of gasoline tax revenues from roads to other purposes Is "unfair to the taxpayers and de- structive of state highway build- ing programs. In most states revenues from reasonable motor vehicle fees and taxes would tlnance un exUnslve and adoquaU highway system without taxing anyone except the users." WASHINGTON. May Possible reduction of the midwest to a desert through contlnua blowing away of the top soil II wind storms Is seen by the Uni- ted States forestry service. Overgrazing of the feml-arli for elderly and crippled thoreby thinning or kil that a room be established for making of mattresses only to lie given to families of unemployed: that women who want work and not charity be given the oppor- tunity to get work; That a bakery for the of miles. In the rect-n ployed be established; that Mor of school girls of m-t'dy families ami used In the filing ling the grass, leaves nothing t( hold the soil firm. Likewise, tin plowing up of tho dry groiim reduces It to dust. A strong wind whips up tin rich top soil and carries it fo orphan girls bo department of relief work tlir-1" hours dally and five hours on Saturdays, "enabling the girls to get tral'nlng In office work and to earn needed wages; that trirts of five acres, more or less, be turned over to widowed mothers with children to have chickens, pigs, under n housing plan Involving long-time Mrs. Isabella Grcenway of Ari- zona has promised to Introduce before congress adjourns a bill in provide for etiual employment of with men In relief work, equal pay for equal hours. Finn I.fRlMnllvo VroKram In tho coming fall, the Coun- cil will support a legislative pro- gram to amend the state constitu- tion to accord women the right to run for major offices, to get the bureau of maternity and In- fancy reestablished and tn got adequate appropriation for main- tenance of the deportment of charities and The committee, which return (Continued op 1'age 8, No. 1) soil was carried as far east as the At lantic ocean, and cities in tin midwest were darkened. .The forestry service polntei out that dust storms are a com puratively new iiheiMinenon hull :ast and they are becoming In crcaslngly prevallent In the mid west. Ueforentatlon and grass plant Ing Is the remedy advanced b> the government. GOLDBUGS WIN Oklahoma Cllj Team IK-fenls O. In Stale ('hnmplonslili OKLAHOMA CITV. May Oklahoma City llnlver slty baseball team were collegia! champions of Oklahoma today llowlng their 12 to n defeat o the University of Oklahoma tear at Norman yesterday. Tho who had defeate tlie city team In a Monday game had victory almost within the! grasp, only to topple before '.rally staged by O. C li. In the-eighth Inning. cations of Improving prospects for making a, producer when the tub- Ing has been caught and pulled back up. Hrlstow No. 1 Craig-Crane, In was ICO feet In the Hun- ton lime Saturday, drilling to- ward tho base of the Hunton. J. E. Crosble Inc. 1 Dawes Harden was reported llowlng oil since big gas pressure from a Hlackstock u way above tho oil the Hunton and sund was cut off with tubing. Viola Into the Simpson dense. Brlstow No. 1 Craig-Crane, In 20-2-7. Is drilling through the Hunton. Today the well was at feet in lime, more than 70 feet Into the Hunton. with some show of gas. Tubing Is being run In the J. E. Crosble, Inc., No. 1 Dawes Har- den, In 30-2-7, to cut off gas and complete as an oll producer. This well was wild for H short time when casing was being run after un oil sand was tapped at feet, but the gas flow esti- mated at cubic feet was subdued and tho well has been Magnolia No. 1 Lewis, In 19- 2-7, was at feet Saturday. Magnolia No. 1 Norrls, In 18-2-7, wus still stuck. Wanl Merrlck No. 1 Norrls, iu 14-2-G, was at feet Satur- day morning, and Manahan-Sledgc No. 1 J. Norrls, In 13-2-fi, nt feet. In tin; Bebec field, Manalmn No. 1 Gray, In sfouthwest of southwest of northeast of 25-5-4, is building rig. j Mldcontlnent No. 1 Burke, In 'southeast of northeast ot north- east of 25-5-1, Is building rig. OKLAHOMA CITY. May scevid withdrawal with- in two days from the Democratic the National Llve-lRUUernatorlai BWcepstake was an- stock Bank building were aflame. today when W. J. Mll- Snioke billowed ovt-r the Of Sayre pulled out of the side of the city und drifted overjracu and announced he had tho loop. 'thrown his support to Robert Firemen wore hampered by lieutenant governor, of water pressure. Btcuuso Judge E. L. Mitchell of Clinton tho prolonged drouth which made left the race yesterday without every building a potential tinder any expression ot support for un- box-, the normal wat'.T pressure other candidate, has been lessened. i H. Tom Right, veteran'Clare- more politician who bad un- Two Lost jnounccd his candidacy but never Two flro engines were reported lost In the Inferno. support to Whether their crews made jjunlB their way to safety was not de-( ..u to termtned. Tho international amphitheater through Is clear to T1 ..''that the state Is menaced by the Livestock BlronK possibility of the election of a man for governor who ban al- ready demonstrated that ho Is un for that Important oll No. t producing oil but under handicap V-cca Alk.n Southea8t of gas com tig from a sand Just Also Hcnr Account Of Boy Scout Troop Sponsored by Club HtMWell today imtertiiln- nn ac- a trip into Old Mexico Others from Ada on were Mrs. Bosnell and Mrs. U. W. Simpson. Floyd Eoff S. C. the notary club with (unit of recently, he trip dr. and Harry Miller and gave an account of activities of Troop 3 Boy Scouts, sponsored iy the Itotary club. Eoff U the appointed scoutmaster ot be troop. Plans wore, discussed or the annual Hoy Scout en- campinent this summer. llotarlan Lee, of the Detroit club, extended an Invitation to he Ada liolarlans to attend the International Rotary convention n Detroit June 12 to 2fi. and an Interesting account ol Features and plans for the meet- In g. Ur, W. F. Dean and Dan Proc- tor, president, gave a> report ot the district convention In Okla- homa City earlier this week. Re- of southwest of 2'1-5-S has cellar and pit dug, has spudded in with gas above the oil sand. Moore-WIrick No. 2. In 29-2-7. star tile" No? 1 "Roper today was at 2.155 feet; soutllcast ot soutliwest of Merrlck No. 1 Norrls, southeast of S4-5-5 in was at feet; Munnhnn-, ._______ Sledge No. 1 J. Norrls, In 13-2-li, (I'mm liallj) was at feel; Dclunoy and! H. L. Blackstock began tod'.y others No. 2 Craddock. In north-1 on u rlshlns Job at the No. 1 cast of 25-2-ti, has rig up. Lewis In which Saturday I afternoon blew out the gJte, l-nnn rrliluj'. ...broke tubing.-, off ut the head and IJrlstow Drilling Co. No. 1 idr.npped the tubing Into the hole, LUMBER MAN DEAD s. ,1. Dniigherty, Well Known A aiiMLH ami Texas Dealer I'ANNC FOIIT SMITH. Ark., May S. J. Dougherty, 71, in early day hardwood lumber lealer of Arkansas and Texas, died at a hospital here late last night after a brief Illness. Born In Livingston, Tenn., Mr. Uaugherty came to Fort Smith In 18S5 and engaged in the lumber and timber business. In 1893. he went from hero to Clalveston, Tex., where he established u hardwood lumber mill and became a leading exporter of walnut timber. For several years he operated a group of lumber mills In south Texas with headquarters at Oalvcston. He returned to Arkansas In 1907. The vrldotr ft ad two mua sur- vive. the outlet. was filling oil Craig-Crane, in 20-2-7, land jamming incrly occupied by the Chlckasuwj w Institute. _today_ was drilling may'have fo iprevented more serious damage. '.The action ot the well Saturday. which tuo bluc bloods of antmaldoni uuvo paraded was burnbd. The Exchange bulldliig finally .Milburn said In a statement to tho was attacked and reported a total press. "That man would, In all loss. The whole corner ot the probability, again destroy tho yards at Halsted and Root street credit of the state and cause irrc- was razed. parable Injury to our schools and iiiiiMinL-q luimcd.other necessary Institutions. Grim- wln wblrh JacknlfeBen' Probably again be was that In wliir.il JacI ulfe Bu terrorize and prey known to.the stjcumen the mi- lmloc-ent tlon over, piled his trade ot sel-, slnce Commissioner ling knives to tho visitors. WulCon. Impeached governor. The center of tho blaze appear- ,s former executive cd to be simmering down shortly lu tlle raCG( it was cicnr MII- before G P.m. (daylight uurn referred to him although his The fire at that time was creep- namu waa not mentioned. Ing northeast toward a territory) covered by small houses. Further: to the northeast Is a large open, space near a factory district and firemen said they wero confident the flames could be stopped there If not before. Tho Manhattan brewery also was reported attacked by tiro. Firemen blocked off the largest area since tho great Chicago flro nf 1871 when nearly the entire city was razed. A territory from 51st street south to 31st north und from H "mu i grahen that Is below tho Hunton feet, more than into the Hunton lime. Opening of tho H. L. Black-' (Yoiibiesomo us the roMilts are. stock No. 1 Lewis In 19-2-7 tn iiclillzatlon Is scheduled for to- making u pro- morrow. This test wus drilled nf when It below the Hunton after a dls-; appointing showing In that lime.] and penetrated tho Viola Into the Simpson dense. lime, having J. E. Crosble, Inc., has luliliu: viola lime run through the- gas sand of tiro' dense. No. 1 Dawes Harden In 30-2-7 j Crosble, Inc., No. 1 Dawes but bus not yet tested oil prn-j Harden, :jo-2-7, hus been com- tluctlon ufter tubing nfr gas from as flowing Just above the oil sr.nd. dally with no waste nf Moore-WIrick No. 2 In 29-2-7 sas- rrom a mtlo above tho today was at 2.270 feet; Much ban-Sledge No. 1 J. Norrls that, tubing had to ,Lo tit feet; De.in -r-.Moore to "hold It 1 Edwards In 27-2-S was at' feet. drilled through tho Into the Simpson Charles Cunning's Ponca City Organizations Have Im- pressive Record Thirty-three first places with high school hoys' quartet and Ashland avonuo cast to Went-i hoys' glee club, undefeated In worth avenue protected by seven years in the state. Is tho un flrellnes. 1'ollce were rushed Into the flro zone. Wind Hevlve.H Four blocks of residential usual record ot 1'onca City hlgl Hchool with Charles Cunning teacher of voice, history and com merclal arithmetic. In charge. structures fed tho flumes. The wind again whipped up at J P.m., t mulu and gave rise to grave fears at Stlllwutor. will slug a Tho boys' quartet of I'onca City high won first placi In tho recent slato Interscholnstl the ravaging blaze would roar tubli in. IPn.ni Dulli) Saturday afternoon the H. L. Hlackstock No. 1 Lewis. In wlth a brief but spectacular display, stirred Interest that was lagging In tho area because of earlier difficulties In completing tho well. CioiiiK Down The Magnolia No. 1 Lewla, In today was drilling at ;t.- r.r.C, feet. Ilrlstow No. 1 Cr.ilg- Craiie. In 20-2-7, was at feet, drilling steadily toward me base nt the Hunton where It Is hoped the well will find production quantities. The ton was topped at on Into other territories. Four other firemen wero Injur- when a high pressure hose, lino snapped. Tho walls of the Equipment company building collapsed Iu rod wreckage. An aviator bringing In a mail plane from tho east to tho muni- cipal airport said tho smoke was visible 75 miles east of Chicago. Railroad freight cars wore de- stroyed on the Chicago1 junction railroad and an elevated struc- ture was burned. Unless the fire was halted soon It was believed telephone com- munication with -the entire dls- nil trlct would be cut off. Tho yards u Hun- office ot the telephone Two Hurt In Wreck HOLDENVILLE, May Two young Holdonville men, B. B. Young and Harry Hamilton, were seriously Injured early today when the automobile In which they were riding struck the carcass of a horse west of town. The accident occurred shortly alter midnight. The well, drilled through thoj Moore-Wlrlck No. 2. In 29-2-7 Hunton and through tho Viola today was at 2.518 feet; Ward lime Into the Simpson dense, had Merrlck No. 1 Norrls In 11-2-G been acidized and, when oDcncd.'was tit feet; Man.ihan- lacked gas pressure to How the oil Sledge No. 1 J. Norrls, In .13-2-fi, believed tapped. was at feet; Delaney and Saturday pressure waw being others No. 2 Crnddock expert to built up by forcing gas from an-; set surface pipe Tuesday In tho other well Into the Lewis test j northeast corner of 25-2-6. when the well, apparently build- j Another producer Is In pros- Ing up some pressure of Its poet for the territory duo north blew out the 'gate.' i of Ada near Canadian river. The two-Inch tubing broke. The Ulxon Oil company's No. from the control head and foil i Jackson In northwest of Houih- 1.400 feet In the hole. Jamming j west ot 22-5-ti Is two feet In the the outlet for the oil, and at 1.781 feet and has been Ing necessary a Ashing Job. j phut down for orders after flllliin However, ias the hole was filled feet with oil In two hours, with oil, tho damage from Itebec'Firhl falling tubing may have been Petroleum corn- lessened, j pany No. 1 Flalt, in Sun- ilay morning flowed 150 barrels (Continued on 1'ngo 8, No, 0) Reports from the well during the afternoon wero taken by some I to be encouraging In their iiidl- company whore 100 operators wore working frantically was Iu tho present path of fire. Within an hour the streets were Jammed with milling crowds Hostelrles, business houses, thea- ters wero emptied. Fans deserted the White Sox- I'hlludclphla baseball game at Comlsky Park to race toward tho scene of the fire. Traffic war- twisted and knotted on Hnlstotl and Ashland and side strettr 1'ollco struggled to control tho surging currents of humanity ant untangle the blockades to permli the apparatus to be trundled through the yards. Automoblllstu who had followed tho billows o smoko from the Loop and tho far South aide were tied up miles from their objective. Officials could recall no such pandeuioulutu Iu recent years tho First Christian church her Sunday. Charles Is the son of Mr. ant Irs. C. E. Cunning ot Ada. Ula high school he played fool all, basketball and baseball, too art In track contests and was lemlier of the band. He wus a student in Ease Ccn- ral for two years, captaining the ootball team during one season, hen entered the University of Oklahoma, whore he majored Iu nusic. For several years ho has been iholr director for the First Chris- Ian church of Ponca City. This iumtner he will be associated for wo months with the OmnllMis col- ego which will tour to the east and north and many students. Charles Cunning has won many compliments for tho performance, if tho students ho has directed, ind for the Influence he haa ex- erted. SHHEVEPOIIT. Lfl.. May eight-year trail of mur- der and robbery of Clyde Har- row, dangerous bandit of tho southwest, wan cutled today be- side Bonnie Parker, bis woman companion In crime. In a hall ot bullets from a sheriff's posac, 50 miles east of hero near tho town, of GlbBland. Hoth the man and woman weri Hied liiHtantly before, they could ro a Hhot and their bndlijs and utomobllc wo.rc riddled with bill- ets as they drove Into a possc'ri mbitsh, arranged by the former aptaln of Texas Rangers, Frank famer, who had followed IIar- ow's trail relentlessly. With the posse, heavily armed, Idlng In brush along the Ighway, Barrow's car broke'over ho horizon racing at un 85 milo ate. As the car approached, an fflcer yelled "halt." Barrow and ic woman answered by reaching or their guns and they were met y a fusslludo from a dozen mis. Bonnie Parker died with er head between he knees and machine gun on' her lap. Bar- on- slumped behind the steering vlieel with a revolver In his grip. The automobile careened tram lie road and smashed Into an mhunknient. The officers con- Inucd to fire until the car was Irlually shot to pieces and tho odles were riddled. IMtk Up Trull The bandits' trail was picked, up this morning by Hamcr and hreo Texas Ranger associates In Jossler Parish, where Barrow was reported to have relatives residing. They followed the ban- dit car to BIcnvIllc parish whuro the Rangers wero jollied by Shor- ff Henderson Jordan and a state of. deputies. The officers got ahead of tho bandit car end lay In waiting until Barrow ran his car Into the ambush. Barrow and his companion had ed officers In a wild race over lialf a dozen states. Frequently they were cornered but eluded .heir pursuers or shot It out. They replenished their funds by robbing banks and business louses. Barrow was wanted for a dozen killings and was regarded as olio of the nation's most dangerous killers, shooting at the bat of un eye and fleeing In fast auto- mobiles. Bonnie Parker was charged by officers with participation in most of Barrow's later crimes. Officers said she was as quick on tho trigger as her associate and was Just as elusive. For weeks officers In several states were prepared to shoot Barrow and companion on sight. Ifcgnii Career In UttO Barrow broke Into tho pollco records In lain when be was ar- rested In Dallas for an automo- bile theft. In 1930, Htlll holding the reputation as a smull-tlmu crook, he was sentenced to tho Texas penitentiary for 14 years for burglary and theft. In 1932 ho was paroled and almost Immediately launched upon a career of crime and ter- rorism until he became known as the soiithwesl's number one Inin- dlt. His criminal acts rose month by month until lust January ho led a raid on the Texas stato prison farm near Huntsvlllo. Tex., killed a guard und libera- ted his gang lieutenant. Ray- mond Hamilton, convicted killer and bank robber, and tour other convicts. After ho raced over, a halt dozen states with Bonnto Parker and last April bu wus accused of killing throe men. two state highway patrolmen near KIM.KJJ HV LANDSMDi: HONO KONG, May At least' 250 men, women and children were reported to havo perished toduy In a devastating landslide at Lokclmng In north ern Kwunglung province of China. Tho reports from ChtncBU sources, said heavy rains caused a slide on tho Kulman Mountain burying villages while 'water Iu torrents gushed down tho moun- tainside drowning many. Others were suld to have been drowned when huge waves rolled up after tho slide crashed Into u river capsizing 100 rlvor boats. Grapevine, Texas, und a constablo nt Miami, Oklu. A few days ago ho was report- ed on the Mississippi Gulf coast and off leers believed ho headed for tho homo of relatives Iu northwest Louisiana. i'nr Veritable Anvnnl In tho wrecked bandit car, of- ficers found three army rifles, two siiwed-off automatic shot- guns, n machine gun. a dozen pistols and large quantities oC ammunition. Gov. O. K. Allen was given a graphic description of tho slay- Ings over long distance by Sher- iff Jordan and Governor Allen officially congratulated the' offi- cers In tho muiio of tho stalo The governor was told that shortly after 9 a. m., tho offi- cers, who wero hidden In tlm brush along the roadside, recog- nized tho grey sedan In which they know tho two wore travel- lug. Barrow was driving. Pomh ot the officers quickly on Vase, o Ku. ;

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