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   Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - April 17, 1935, Abilene, Texas                                 ®he Abilene Bail? 3i^eporter  “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES" Byron  VOL LIV. Full Leased  .W. «BHEKE. T€XA~rwED«ESO.t. »PBIL 17. 1935-SIXTEEI. P.6ES    Edmi»    .1    TH.    AM.,.    Mrt..    New.)  NUMBER 161  Barrymore’s Wife Leaves Home  Hollywood wondered about the next step in the affairs of John Barrvmore and hLs wife, the former Dolores Costello of the films, after »he moved out of their home for a new residem-e. Meanwhile It was «Id Barrvmore hadn’t been home for months. They are shown in a •amily froup with their two children- (Associated Press Photo).  Compromise Bonus Bill Is Offered In Senate  illfifllSON PUN Death Penalty For |lS PUNNING IWoodul Urges  Sll    -    -    -    -..............  SIIPP  Measure Provides For Optional Redemption of Certificates: President Is Silent on Matter  W. R. Hildreth Is Convicted After Brief Trial In Ice Pick Killing  Miss Stanford New Chairman of Texas Rural Supervisors  TixfliSRE^  TO FIGHT OIL CONTROL BILL  AUSTIN. April 17 t>Pi—The death penalty asses.sed W. R. Hildreth in   _Howard county on conviction of  WASHINGTON, April 17.— murder of his wife. Mrs. Docia Hil-(UP)—-A compromise bonus drcth was aifirmed today by the bill was introduced in the sen- court of cnirinal appeals  »te today uoder circ«msUnc.s  indicating that it would receive    m    Big    Spring    last  White House approval if pass- ocotber l. Testimony showed he ed hv ronirress    objected    to    his    wife    attending  ed by coni^ess  President Rooievelt at a    permission.  press conference declined to    -  comment on the bill.    Hildreth hajt been in jail at Big  Tlie bill was Introduced by Sen.. spring since hi* trial. Veteran law-Pat Harrison (D-Mi**». most active yens declared at the time of the of adminisStratlon leaders in seek- trial that it probably wa* the briefing a settlement of the troublesome pst hearflng to end in as.sesRment bomw question.    of the extreme penalty l>elti in  i The measure doe.s not provide Im- West Texas since the early days, mediate cash pavment of the bonus. Hildreth was found three hours but offers a method for <H>tlonal after his wife was found dying on conversion of adjusted service cer- the floor of their home. He had tificates    attempted to cut his wrists. A  Veterans would be able to sur- neighbor who discovered him in his render their certificates and receive garage when he drove his car Into 3 per cent negotiable bonds which Uve building, a grocer to whose they could convert Into cash at store Hildreth was taken and who current values.    called officers, the doctor who ex-  1 ’The bill dates the adjusted .'>ervice amined the woman’s w'ounds. the certificates from Nov. 11. 1918. in- sheriff who arrested him and Hil-stead of from 1925, thus bringing dreth’s eldest son and eldest daugh-' them to maturity In 1938 instead of ter were the state witnesses. There ^,g45    was no cross examinaJtlou. When  It carries a deciaratiou of policy the state rested, Hildreth’s court-again.st general pension legislation appointed attorneys announced they such as plagued the government i had no testimony to Introduce. Hil-afier the Civil war.    dreth changed his plea to guilty.  While the white house has not muttering, *T ask the mercy of the committed itself in favor of the court; I am sorryv" The jury gave bill, Harrison has .said it would not him death after a brief deliberation, be vetoed by the president If ap- ^ Mrs. Hildreth suffered more than proved by congress.    a dozen deep stab wounds from an  Supporters of the Patman bill for ice pick which, jerked from its han-immedlate cash payment of the die, was found imbedded In her  Extra Guards Are Posted In Columbus Pen     m    Big spring Slayer  \A/U^ A ffirmorl    PF        ][[  n      RQVA    kJt wiTe/ATTirmea        L    J     COI.l'MBl’S, Ohio, April 17 — (AP)—Emergency guards rushed within the walls of Ohio penitentiary today in connection with a passive rebellion by mere than convict», but Warden J. C. Woodward denied therr was any trouble.  The warden »»id the extra guard». 42 from the night force and five special men, would be used in the prison »hop» ‘if and when” the striking prisoner» decide to return to work. They went on strike Monday, saying their only grievance wa» against the state parole board, which they charged with delay In releasing convlcta  Most of the strikers he talked with this morninf said they were willing to return to work, the warden reported. Almost three hours after the warden went inside the walls, however, there was no indication that the convicts would return to their post«.  W oodul Urges Revenue Bills  AUSTIN. April 17.—tUPi—Acting i Istration supporters joined In the  Oov. Walter Woodul, Speaker Coke house action.   _Stevenson and legislator« joined to- ‘ This durn fellow from Houston  Pnmnaninn nf Hnnripmn-    unprecedented move to tWooduD gets in tlie govern«-»  bompanion OT uuiiuemil ;    tape and to prevent a «pe-i chair during his absence and up  aH Rav Hamiltnn fiivp*» clal .session.    *    comes this thing." said Rep. Al-  eu ndy ndlMlllUII Uivco    Wooduis    recommendation,    the    belt Daniel of Crockett. "Tf« only a  I In    Withnilt A P i fl h t    house voted 118    to 10 to suspend    scheme to kill tax bills. It’s a trap  up    ffilMUUi lA    y    obstructing rules    and act today, and    of the .sales tax advocates In the  Whpn TranDGd    tomorrow on eight bUls that Chair-; senate "  man Walter E Jones of the revenue Rep. George Moffett of ChilU-"I ^ii    rapy    committee said    would rat.ve $17.-    cothe, admlntetrallon supporter, re-  DENTON, April 17. (Ar)    500.000 and btdance the budget.    piled; “We ought not to mix this  Ralph Fulls, youthful recent riie bill.» with one exception, levy ‘ up with who is in the governor s nmninir mate of Raymond no new tax. Tlicy increa.se no tax of fire, or if there l.s an>*#>dy there." Uor«tTtnw    intn a tran and rates, but .stop gaps through which “The whole se.sslon ha.s been a  Hamilton, fell into a trap a non-t«yer.s escape gasoline, beer, prolonged filibuster." said Rep. Wtl-meekly submitted to oiriceri p,g,irette gross producUon, and oe-1 Ham A. Sehofner of Temple. 'Til  at Lake Dallas, four miles east rupation Uxe». The single new tax go right down the line and vote of here, early today-—a few proposed is on hard liquors.    for    the tax bills, too. but let’s sal-  In Governor Allred s absence was asserted and denied. Many admin-  fJlRMERS WILL SUPPORT TAX  hours before he planned to rob the Prosper, Texas, bank.  Surrender» Meekly  The Collin county \-outh was cap- 1 ^ intangible taxes. All failed to tured by three Denton police offi- the necessary two-thirds vote, cers after he topT^ed his speeding That the movement was a revolt automobile into a ditch of a blind lane on “Millionaire's Island," a Lake E>alla* pleasure re.»ort.  He jumped from the machine, hands upraised and cned-“Don’t shoot boys. I'm the man you want and I wont make any , trouble.”  Officers Luther Alien. Roy Moore and Sam Gentry, who had pursued him four miles in a spirited chase , from r>enton. dU»rmed him and 4 rushed him here.  Before daybreak the officers Prf)h9Q|y cruised about the city in hope.» of' catching a glimpse of the fugitive.  They went to Lake Dallas and were returning wh«. they passed PulU* automobile.  The officers recognised  Separate resolutions were offered vage this much of the session. No to speed consideration of an in- i wonder the people think the leglsla-rreaaed sulphur tax. a chain store ture is dominated by the third tax. and Income tax. and revision  house.”  “We ought not to have a special aeasion." Sehofner added. “There will have to be a special  Kee REVENl E. Page I&. Col. S  Will De« ported From France As Undesirables  Pult«  Aerial Trail Blazer Lands In Pearl Harbor In Becord Time   -----^    PARIS.    April    17.—(UP)—Robert  from Phot«raphs and    .„d    Marjorie    Swtte.    young    Amerl-  HONOLULU. Hawaii. April IT.— (UP)—The Pan-American cliw*er  TfPkanQ    Plan    naoital    Trio    Ws machine up to 70 mllw an  l«xans    nan    uapildl    him    reached Lake Dalla*. There  he turned Into a road leading on to  to Defend AAA  car around In pursuit. Fulta step^d    ^    commercial air trmil  end of Prance’s greatest espionage    Pacific ocean, landed In  .««.m In .n Inlnm.- ;    H«bor « I0:J1 ^  tlonal e.splonage gang, they won today after a triumphal flight over their freedom under a clause In the the city of Honolulu.  “Millionaire’s Island.” a strip of land that projects into the waters of the lake.  Pults skidded his  machine Into  penal rode which permits leniency   ......   ^    ^    PLATNVIEW.    April    17.—(;P>—Ar-  bonus" which has passed the house, hip. Her eldest daughter, residing rangements were betne made today    ...............  opposed the compromise but may next door, heard her screams. She |    ^    delegation    of    Texas    fanners    of the road and for defendants whose confessions  find it Is the only type of bonus testified that a.s she entered her, to visit Washington May 23 In    officers    stopped    nearby. They implicate others    ______  ——    Icfislation    puasibie. Vff-erans‘ or- ! parents* home her father, leavli^, | port of the proces.slng tax and <Hh-    twice    at    the    fleeing    youth    Both    were    found    guilty    at    the    ,    ig    pours and 81 minutes,  A.*/oxrlAri 1 QOA    ganlsations    also would prefer Im- said. "Go In there, she needs you " 1 principles of the present AAA ! jp eff«t to halt him    final hearing today in the I3th cor- shattering all speed records tor air  UdIiBS AWarOCCl lyoo Wieei,    pavment    but    may    sur-    “He’s    killed me this time.” set-up.  quoted her mother as saying. She'  •Hie clipper sldp. a four-mot«ed monoplane, completed the 3400-mile over-water h<^ from Alameda,  Mrs. Hair, Miss Watkins Other Officers  i render to the compromi.se.  California and  Oppose Thomas Plan; Kansas Favors It  Miss Madge Stanford, Taylor county supervisor, was elected chairman of Rural School Supervisors of Texas in closing session of the sixth annual conference here Wednesday morning, Mrs. W. nklAhnma    > ptimary supervisor In  Bell county, w'as named vice-chairman, and Miss Leland Watkins of Dallas, secretary-treasurer.  halt him    ______ .    .    _  He clambered out of the car and r«;tiotial court, but their 18 months travel between the United States C. H Day of Plainvlew, chair- pleaded for hit life.    ip    prison,    the    judge»    held,    covered    | Honolulu  In a statement explaining his died in a few minutes.    qj    the    Texas cotton advisory 1 “Are you Ralph Pulte?” one of gentences they should serve.    Paster    time    could    have been remeasure. Harrison said:    Mrs.    Hildreth    was    the    mother    of    |    committee,    said    about    250 farmers i the officers asked.  “The bill    seeks to amend    the    a large family. Testimony showed' p^ppably would    make    the    trip.    The “Yes,” he replied meekly  world    war    adjusted    compensation    that Hildreth had served a jail term |    represents    about    300,000  act of    May    19, 1924,    so as to    per-    for aggravated aasault upon his'   -wife. The killing occurred when he  It was expected that both would ytered by the dipper ship, but the be expelled from the country at j crew of six veteran Americans vol-  untarily "wasted” more than a half  See BONUS, Page 5, Col. 4  ^ returned home and became angry ' when his wife was preparing to at-: tend a movie, to which their son  Wa* In .Mla»t»»lppl  cotton farmers. Day said repre-    had    been    in    pri.son    since    hour    ilyin?    over    Honolulu    to    ^low  sentatlves of the growers of other Hamilton during recent Mlsslssipp    time,    1933    when    agenU    i    crowds    to    view    the    ship    In    flight.  commodities and of other agricultural states would be Invited to  «■as employed In the theatre, had    p.    ’’.„d    t«ro    other    com-    Palla»    FUQIIIVCS  Call For Bids  On School Lands    go    to    Washington   _younger child, according to witness- i    ^    arrange    audiences    with  AUSTIN. April 17 — <^i — J. H. **’    ...    1    President    Rooo»evelt,    Secretary  .TTZIT n «    s    of    the    French    .surete    generale.    In    Despite thtó fsct. the clipper beat  See RALPH fULTH, Page 5, Col. ^    of    raid»    that    startled    Paris,    the prrvlous_ record time by six  Dallas was .elected tor the 1936 Walker, land commMoner^^^.«-    Slaying  WASHINGTON. April 17 —itPi—  California and Oklahoma oil Interests blasted away at the Th<mwi chairman; R       _  petroleum control bill today W'hlle county, vice-chairman, and  convention. Denton and Austin also nounced today that bids on extended Invitations.    Iea«.e8 on certain public lands in 15 Qgcg je Hnheld  Retiring officers are Mis».s Mary counties would be received May 20    ____  6hipp Sanders of John.son county.    Counties In which leases were of-  E. L. Jones of Bell fered were Archer, Bastrop. Bra-  Wallace and congressmen from agricultural states.  arrested the first of the fanciful hours and 17 minut«. gang whose spy artiviUes had been planes formerly held the rec«d of  Sought Near Waco    th.    umi^  guUt. IIZ mil. by llulc. «tur per- 81.1« ... pl.mu-d to_con.pletc the  WACO. April 17. Bratcher  AUSTIN, April n— (UP) — The  .................... -              Mrs.    i^rla. ^ias‘.“l^t<^r. OamesTHarris. court of criminal api^als today re-  KHiisas sid^d with proponents and claude D. Cotten of Tom Green Jefferson, Jones. Montgomery. Pec-    permiss^    for    fihng    a  Tex^ prepared to wage a tremen- —(v . er.r.rv-trca.surcr    «t.rr    stonewall.    Ward    and    Cal-    motion    for    rehearing    in    t?  He said the trip was being plan- ; mle English Bryant, who ned as an answer to present «gan- from the Dallas county jail Sur^ y. lied opposition to certain basic fea- were believed to be In hiding ne  mr« of tho pr<'«nt «t.up.    ,    her,    ,ho p»lrols  .April n.-iUPi-John    by    .  ...o. o.^orm. .  ^ dous fight aBain.»t any new legLsla-^^llon.  Meanwlulc. Governor Allred. At-  reu^'rtm" " u.    Nirthw«!    W.eo,    reierrf.  cp“po«,.on ’to oper.Uon M_the pl.h  ^TofT.'.ny S«.’.Tr^ ei.n"r ‘ ^    “>    ‘»e    hi.  held «""accomplices with them in ^    ‘  a plot stranger uwm Iktlon.  The two women who gave birth  ancient islands that airmail has ia*en landed here.  The clipper had 10,000 pounds  torney Gcmtal William McCraw    Methodist    university,    Dal-  and Chairman E. O. Thompson of the Texao railroad eommi.H-sion Its- , tened intently, oticaslonally taking notes and shaping their te.stimony for late today Robert L. Patterson, represenu-tive of Governor Frank Merrlam of California, told the senate mine« committee today states should n(^ surrender their sovereignty and declared he believed the bill would be found unconstitutional.  Rush M. Blodget. who identified himself as a California independent producer, said a referendum of operators in his state showed 249 against the measure and five for.  “The Thomas bill as prop<x>e(l concerns grcnt waste.' he said. "Wr have no pn>aic8l waste at all in  ty. xcretary-treasurer.    os.    Starr.    Stonewall.    Ward    and    Cal-    motion for rehearing m inc em- opposition to operation « me pi.n    The    two    women    wiio gavr    eollecu>rs    paid    from  i. Stanford, Taylor county « houn.    bezzlement appeal of C. E Held- senator George f«    ea-; to babies in prison were sentenced    ^  supervisor, i. completing her    Ingsfelder Sr., Houston attorney    beneflU from the $4.-.    «momoblle    and    ...    ,    Uie plane.  th vear In the position. She ts    NEW    WACO    MAYOR    Heldlngsfelder was convkted at    -- caped,    See    HMIT/FK.    I’age la. i ol. 3    P    .  ftduate of McMurry college and WACO. April 17 VP. -Joseph W, C^rgetown on * change of ye^e.    TAX.    Page    15.    Col.    8two on foot, ne sao.      Oorsan    Tn    RpPfllllfi  Resolution Rebuking Reich For  A panel di: i iis.Mon of the underly-bec tONVIM ION, Page 5. ( ol. 4  JUDGES GIVEN NEW CHANCE  Long Won’t Oust Trio They Behave Selves  Hale, lawyer and trustee of Baylor He now is serving a ten year term, university, was elected mayor of A 30 5'eani murder sentence given Waco by the city commission last A. M. White in Coryell county in night to succeed John Sheehy. 8am the fatal shooting of P. H. iPlnk) , Johnson was named mayor pro-tern. Milton in Comanche county was af-   ^    V    firmed,    but    Justice    Prank    Hawkins  dissented.  A witness had been asked if he \ knew tiic general reputation ol White as a bootlegger The trial; judge Instructed the jury to disregard the question, but Justice Hawkins «Id a verdict so much above the minimum sentence should not stand after a jury had heard the question.  Regan To Become Governor Tonight  ACQUITTAL IN LIQUOR CASE  If Walden Testifies Warrant Not Properly Signed  Rearming Adopted By League  GENEVA. April 17.-The council of the League of Nations adopted a resolution today condemruiig  BATON ROUGE La April 17 — A majority caucuf of the Louis-Caiifomla.' ouT stateto do tana ^egi^lature aiinouhkPd today better than wv have done and that that no linmcdiHtr action would be will be better than we could do un* taken against three Ju^tí<'< .s of the  a-iuitor COM.,,115 ,D-    th„at,n,d y«-  Tex) that if the Callfonua oil in- terday with impeachment by Sena-dustry wanted an oil control law. It tor Huey P. Long  Flep. Edmund O. Buike ol New Orleans, chairman «f the caucus which met thi.s morning, issued a written statement declaring im-  Swindling Charge Against Abllcnlan 1«  could get it.  W H. OciH. another California in-  See OIL BILL, Page 15. Uol. 1  Postponed  N\II()’‘ AL l-F AGI. t  Nr\» York at Bf-.ton. ' otf.  SI ! Mji H' ChiiHLu (Old  BrouLlvn ! Plilladrlplii.. cold \MI IlH AN I FAGl F Cleveiaud at St Loui». nun.  An instructed verdict of not guilty for J. W. Preacher. Abilenian charged with po.sse.sion of whw-key, was returned b ' a I04lh dis-irict court jury this rat nilng Judge W R. Chapman ordered acquittal when Lind&ay P Walden, justice of the peace, testified to is-.suing the w'arrHtit bet ore getting an affidavit from two officers who made the search, as lequired by law. Walden «id iliai J R. I'««  .signed an affidavit before the raid, but that the affidavit of Constable Charles Piatt was signed after the pearhment proceedings would not be    been made. Lee and  started at thus tune bf'cau.se "we pfgit, were two of the officers on "„r" IiVrT' .he dav%  have tried so hard not to give tlie tbe raiding pa.ty. t^jlden was call-i    ___  state the name of imtjcaching any J ,-d to the stand by the defendant  Officers testified to finding 30 plnhi of    V I ithed in the  Preacher house » fe-,v «eck.H ago.  Floyd Alexsn.ier r»'’'’ded guilty to  «bl.«»* *n4 vinnttj ClGuày »n«l .«IS*«-toiiigM. T»ur*i*.'. i.«7ly clourty to tlouSy roid*r.  We«t T**»f  W>8t lOUth meriUme  (olrttr toiint»« Thuri-  «»•i iHirti'.t  Charges of swindling was to be filed Wedne.sday afternoon against'  an Abilene wrnnan .arrested 7^^*’!Thur«i«y p*r •. day night at a Hickory street re.si- |    eWuSy,    coi«i«r    m    *outh  dence  The charge is in c<mnection with tiie giving of a $16 check to Ei'nest Grissom, Inc.. Saturday, in payment for articles of clothing purchased.  'JTip bank Monday refuhed to honor the check, saying the account tm which it had i^'en drawn waa closed  Germany for her violation of the Versailles trtaty by re-srming. and  then appointed a committee to devise economic and financial penalties by international acUon against futuio treaty violators. ,  Denmark abstained. because condemnatory and pumtne.  France Great Britain and Italy,' n gives the league.s formal bev^-Joint .sponsors of the resolution, j ing to continued eff rt» by Bnuin would not sof‘ . the condemnation  AUSTIN, April 17—' UP)—Acting Governor Walter Woodul left at noon today by plane f« DaiUu, en route to Oklahoma City to deliver Gov. E. W. Marland Texas’ rmtifl-caiion of the interstate compact league covenant m«e effective m »gamftt oil wa.ste. the organization of security, and to Governor Woodul was to sp^d define particularly the economic and tonight at DallSH, continuing to C»-financial measure- which might be inhoma City early tomorrow He applied, should, in the future, a been invited to addrchs a join* state, whether a member of the    Oklahoma ^ legislature  league or not. endanger peace by di- deliver su mviiation to Texas’ rect repudiation of ID international (.<.„iennial celebration m 1936. obligations '    He    plans    to return to Aturtui  But Uie resolution wa.^ not alone    „ig^t  officer.”  He »niiounced, however that the '‘Irgiblnture r.-ui be .uid tuoMt prub-tblv will he called lo ad a.s the cir-  beie Jl DGLb. Pa«« 18» Got I i See AUOUIITAL. Page 15, CoL $  Officer.» from Winters and Ballinger were here today, in connection with similar cafe.» in thrlr townf Tlie woman tia*- adniUtert operating in Sweetwater San Angelo Winters and Aoilene, prilice said.  LJ'  COOL  Dry isermow'""-fttlaiiv* humigid  Duriuf Woodul'« absence. Ken Regan of Pecoe. president pro tempore of the Texas senate, will act as governor of Texas.  Childress Woman Stabbed With Pick  CHILDRENS, April 17-4’ Mrs. W E Stroud. 47. waa twir death   ------,    ,    ,K«*rY,    todav    irom wounds in the region of  AuKtralia and Portugal.    '    tion to Germany imd gainst the im- .    inflicted    wlUi    an    Ice    pick.  Thus there wa* a 13 to 0 vote and j position of penaltie», for future wo- officers held her huslBand from  r»." - I    5-" rirj“  bed in the hou^. viiffertnf irom a , large doise of an aauaeptic.  France and Italy, to seek rapprochement with Germany and thus consolidate peace.  DelegaC#» «peak One by one in turn, the delegate.» on the council of the league rose to give their reeso n tor their votes.  At the clone of yesterda.v's meri-Tur'kpy * lU^y IpŸsnce. Gréât Britain, ! ing. th'* council of 14 WHf »pUt three SIX Po,a7d. C..,,h»l«v.k,., I    M.'"«    U,,  of Germany for violating the treaty in decreeUig compulsory army i»erv-Ic« and inaugurating a military air  force    ,  Tho»e who voted for the resolution were Argentina. Chile. Mexico. Spain.  ««  HS  »» tl  sa  S.T  !1 all the earth'.»  » t,n action was formally condemned.  Under the resolution, the league council viu .set up » committee to measures to render the  wilh Germany, decided to vote loi Urn LEAGUE, Pa«« 15, iai. 4   

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