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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1931, Abilene, Texas Abilene M E noN "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOLUME U Wres of Associated Press W) Untied Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 12 PAGES (KVKNEN ABii.r.x ENQ KOntOK M NUMBER 14f WAVE CHILLS WIDE AREA Death loll Climbs Higher As Tornado Returns ase wrou is shown itbcvc. living: near by Camtlcn, killed a ivhrre ght by the first of hvo tornadoes swept southwest Arkansas In three days H is remains of the home, of K, Hartiiii at Tcxarliaua. Hnrdin and a woman killed. The second twister, Which virtually ivlpefl, oul Waldo and seriously damaged girl injured 15 other persons bcades ruining many buildings, then swept on into several ucgrccs icere killed. House Republicans Split Over Pro Issue Taxpayers Map State Drive Cosmecikmt Mayor Welcomes Wingo Missouri Must Work Through Dent, of Justice to Get Morand, Britton Says Missouri officers seeking to re- turn John J. Morand, alias Jacques LaRue, to Hannibal, Mo., to charges of robbery In compaction with a. holcKup ol the on October; 6, this year, have to work through tile United States epit of justice, Dallas. Dc- I (eetive W. S. Britton notified Arch Leofiiard, sheriff of Marion PLANS LAID TOTCYAq ELECT STATE ILAHU LAWMAKERS Consolidation of Offices and Slash in Public Salaries Among Points Offered AUSTIN, Deo. 10. Immediate organization to cap- ture the county commissioner- ships and places ir> tku legislature in tiie nest state election was proposed to pro- testing taxpaywa who gothorod laa state meeting hers today. ol candidates for those wa11 Focus. on Two Points j "Do not try too much at once, j Focus ou those two urged j Jolin Strauss cd Waco, president of the McLennan county organiza- tion. "Then with control of the leg- islature we can accomplish the oth- er needed reforms." 9onsolldation of offices; a limit of 'the maximum state, ary and as the ONE WET BLOC BREAKS WITH j maximum I tlie- Mo., this morning. prisoner In the county being held on .slate charges ery filed by Abilene officers, rtcr a federal charge of the Dyer fiuito tramp ct entered In United court here in le theft of utomobilc. Want Hir inrl arc I a SW- Llal nd investigation of the now ln Hc also Is a forgery charge there, p. S. Commissioner Ida M. James iiid here today that the usuil practice was U> release pris- CTurn to page 11, fol. 2, please) Weather pampers 1 Pair GALVESTON, '-j tfwky weather 4odny Interrupted search in Gjilveston Bay for F. OJ Bonhani anj3 .T, MeElratli, salary; abp.lishiriei ele'veri.' 'courts ol' civil appeals and reduction of .the number of district courts, were pi-oposed as definite eccliomy steps by Secretary J. R. Mlnier cf Waco. j "Do not worry about the poll- said Mtnter. "We 'will soon have so strong an organization that they will claim to have been with us from the start." No Highway Bonds A proposed revival of the (Turn !o page 11, Col. 3, please) Hacking Iiis way around the world, Fleimie L. Wingro, Abilene manL, la shown here v.-clcomctl in Bridgeport, by Mayor Edwarclf jHOuston sportsmen who hove been T, Buckingham, n background liamtslmke, AVingo is shown on the jinftstng since last when right critiippeil sjiccinl renr-vfeion Fiipvtsclcs which enables embarkedf from San Leon, to waHi Ho srt out last from the Texas rain was and expects within a few ivrcks in board ship to cross the ocean and, resume his reverse journ.cy ntrossEuropc. Weddl Calls Off Attempt at Record PUEBLO, Colo., J. R. Wcdcll landed hove at a. m., standard time, today und called off Vis trans-contincntiil! flight recora nttrmpt because of thel How time marie to this point. Mayhciv At Funeral Coach Dewpy A. Mnyhcw of tlii Abilene E'ag3ca, on a one-rl.iy trij to Gatesvilkj' to attend the fi of his grandmother, Bi, a pioneer that area, will return tamglH. Ad companird by Mrs. he lef this morning on receiving in-. her death. The funeral w.ir, held nt 10 it 'morning. Const guards cruised about the all 'ast. night, Without finding trace of the Army airmen however, reported seeing an empty J.lHnch in the eastern part of the nay. national guard plane f r o in Houston piloted, by Capt. J. p. Aid- rich and an army plane from Fort piloted by Lieut. E. O. Daniclson planned to resume efforts to locate the missing nien. nad weather grounded the planes this morning but they hoped to bo able to fly over the bay this Afternoon. Merry Christmas Every Day in the Year To_________ _______________ THIS IS TO IM-OK.M YOU THAT VEAK'S SCBStKIPririN VO The Abilene Daily Reporter The Abilene Morning Newt IS YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT I'KOJl P., v, ill mall 'c Jiavc to auyr ntlrnctivc'canh rrinlcd in Erecn mil ted wilh liol'J' border, jW'unf'.i m uf.ovc, h we ne whom JOB io send x ycnr's suuserintion I" this as a Christmas gill. ABIuENt KErOIl'i'EIl-NEWS. I TRIO HURT IN ODESSA WRECK MOTHER AND 2 CHILDREN SERIOUSLY INJURED AS AUTO HITS TRUCK. ODESA, Dec. mother and two small children, victims of an auto-truck collision seven miles ivest j of here Inst night, were In a ser- ious conditions in a hospital here today. Mrs. Joe B. Herrlngton, driver of a small coupe which crashed into the rear end of a parked truck, said she was unable to avoid the collis- ion, since her car was upon the truck before she saw It. she blam- ed defective tall light Cn the park- ed machine for the accident. She suffered a possibly fractured stern- bone nnd several bruises about the head and body, doctors said. Her two sons, Joe, Jr., seven, and Robert, five, were the other tsvo victims. The older boy suffered a broken and crushed ncsc and In- jury to one eye which doctors be- lieve will result in loss of sight. The youilgcr's child's le? was brok- en when caught between the gear shift ond brake levers. Authorities are searching for the driver of the truck, who, accord- ing to a hitch-hiker ivlio was rid- ing with him, had nine to a filling station for parts with which to re- pair his machine, one tire was flat. and a rim was broken, officers were told. Two Negroes Held In Probe of Train Wreck in Louisiana SHREVEPORT. Dec. in.-'UPf Two ncgrocH, one K recf-ntly dis- charged section worker, were held by officers today In connection with the Investigation o( thu wrcrkin? by ft wedged swlt.'i-, of the Louisiana Hmlled, fast Texas Pacific pa.V senuier train, near Monday night. They gave thi ir names as Lock- wood Wilson, 26 and Pap Harper, 23. Officers' inld Wilson wrvod a prison sentence years ngo tar wrcckln? a tralr. near tuc scene cT the wreck Monday nlglit and he was discharged -i sccil'Ji work- er by the Texas Pacific .several months ago, WASHINGTON, Dec. Texas, with Us vast area 'and large (arms, has 'more automobiles and motor trucks for farm use than has any other was shown ill figures announced, today by the director of the census. In tho Lone Star, state, farms reported automobiles, and farms reported motor trucks. The census figures, based on th 1930 canvass, reveal a number of interesting facts about rural life Ir America. No ono state or section takes tho lead in all .Hejni..eoiwallx considered-" in "'progressive" farm- ToVn -Tsarts" iif ftrm hollies equipped with 'telephones, with 84.2 per Massachusetts leads in homes equipped with run- ning "water, 74.5 per cent. The Dis- trict of Columbia Is ahead hi elec- trically-lighted homes, 61.4 percent, with California second with 63.3 per cent. Tlie records of some of' the states: farms reported 348 tractors; farms reported 5.351 electric motors for ferm use; S6.189 farms reported station- ary gas engines; 19.0 nor cent ol Ihc farms have telephones; 13.9 have running water; 4.6 Inw e'eclricity. farms reported 6S.835 automobiles; farms re- potted motor trucks; farius reported tractors; fnnis electric motors; 3 9C farms reported 4.730 eas cn- 10.3 per cent of the farms htur: telephones; 1.5 per cent have runiing water (the of nny and 2.1 per cent nrc equip- ped with electricity. Passage of Bonus I Fund Is Forecast WASHINGTON. Dec. Chalimnn Eyrns of the tlonsj committee today predicted passage by the house tomorrow of an cikergency appropri- ation for meeting payments Oil vet- erans' bonus certificates, Bynis said he had been Inform- ed bj the veteran's administration that requests for loans by exserv- Ice men were being delayed by lack of finds. Beck Named Chairman of New Group and LaGuardia Sec.; 64 Attend Session. WASHINGTON, Dec, anti-prohi- bitionisi- in the house today formally their split with the old M-partisan wet bloc and the formation of an organization of tbsir .XVT1. Representative Beck ot Penn- was elected chairman, and LaGuavdia of New York, secretary at a meeting attended by 64 mem'uerst Debt Cancellation WASHINGTON, Dec. .Undersecretary of the Treasury den Mills today assured the senate finance committeo tinvt ihe (uiiuiu- opposed "without quali- fication." to cancellation of war debts. V'c made the statement while sup- porting tho Hqpver
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