Abilene Daily Reporter, April 19, 1935

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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - April 19, 1935, Abilene, Texas mt »ne Baílp ^Reporter “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES”—Byron H EOT ME flON   I VOL. Ll.v.~^¡s¡a Wires of Associat¡d~p7ess m) United Press (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS. FRIDAY. APRIL 19. 1935- SIXTEEN PAGES (Evening Edition ot The Abilene Mornlnp News) NUMBER 163 Water Supply Is Boosted By Rain *■ ♦ •   . Long Challenges Government In Relief^MWjL^eSecbon SECURITY BILL IS HERR PASSAGE ofWestTexas From FIvc-and-Tcii to the Movies In    vears.    Mi»s Helen EHrkson (below > 20-.vear-o1d Worre»ter. Mai««., lirl, vrent ft cm a .'i-and-t« counter to a Hollywor’d screen ron^ tract. She ha* ju.*t been sifned by Wamec Brothers. (Associated Press Photo). PAYROLL TAX , IS APPROVED House Leaders Beal Efforts' To Amend Measure WASHINGTON, April 19.—<UPi —The house drove toward final pa.s-•sage of the Roosevelt economic se-curitv bill today, approving without a diipct vote the vita! unemplov-ment insurance section, calling for state .systems, financed by payroll taxes. A fight to amend the section whicli requuea .stales to establish adequate ini."inuim benefit .s. was abandoned alter a ruling holding out of order the Lord aincndmeni for a minimum of $7 a week to aU jobless, The house then turned to the material and child health provisions of the bill. Liberal,', apparently irb m in* face ot administration iKam rol !er tactics that their fjgld, waB lo>» They were l>eaten down on 26 mendments yesterday, the l.undeen unemployment insurance plan and the Towmend old age plan going down to one sided defeats. A last stand was planned on the social insurance tax features of the bills. The unemployment Insurance section was the third approved, six sections ot the bill remaining. Many iiee SEi’UKITi Page 15. ( ol. 2 Woman Magazine Publisher Dies Freight Cars to Be Streamlined BALTIMORE. April 19.—(AT —Not to bp outdone by stylish locomotives, the pixvsalc freight ear is now being streamlined, too. Light of the new freight carriers, c;uh of a different design, have been completed in the Mt. Clare shops of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad here. Today they took their first trip when they zipped across the rails behind a new design locomotive to Washington. ,S. FÖNDS Showdown Near Between Louisiana Dictator and The Roosevelt Administration Region 2 Art Contest At tracts Largest List Of Conestants BATON ROUGE, La„ April 19. (AP)—The Louisiana legislature today at Senator Huey P. Long’s orders threw down the gauntlet to the federal government in the senator’s PWA fund control fight by finally enacting legislation to place expenditures of federal work funds under state supervision. Vntp 29 1« 19 Til*’ Kcneml asemhly*^ eudnr»*»-ment of ^lOng's Insistence fhat ; loulsiana’s cities snd pftrl.s?ie.s shsli i be responsible to the state for pro-' ipcts on whim PWA funds are spent i was written when the .senate passed ; hou.se legLslation carrying into ef- Big Oil Gusher Out of Control Hit IIMOND, April 19.—(I Pi —‘.A huge gn.sher In the Big t'reek field of Fort Bend county, eight miles south of here, ran wild foda.v and »pouted oil more than 109 feel info the air. The well ts known as the Abler» No. 3 of Trans-Stale IRI Company and Gulf Stream Incorporated, Oil fire fighter* were ready to halite the well should It ignite. Flow was estimated at 10.990 barrels a dav. The Big Creek field has been producing for several years. The well was reminiscent of the Conroe crater which flowed uncontrolled for six months at the rate of 6..SOO l»rrels daily. Commissioners wvre expected to susiwnd proratlon as they did In the Conroe Instance. The tremendous flow of the Abler* prevented operators from closing the valves. feet the Senator 8 wishea. The vote AuVerSe CondltlOnS COVef was 20 to 10. Most of the Country Has M oisture Lake Abilene Up Five Feet at 12:30 And Rising, as Is Kirby; Over Five Inches Around Ovalo; .95 Here Life giving rain churned dust into mud in many parts of West Texas Friday while ripping winds demolished property , in other sectors of th© state. Abilene had received only .95 of an inch at noon today, but th© southern part of Taylor county shared in the heavy rains which drenched areas south, west and east of here. This city’s water supply, cause for concern in recent weeks as the drouth and dust seemed destined to continue, was greatly benefited. Lake Abilene was up five feet at 12:30 a. m., and the water level was rising fast as Elm creek was out of hanks from a torrential fall at Dora, on th© watershed. Lake Kirby had shown a 15-inch increase, with Cedar creek running full all the way to Cedar Gap. Rain south of here covered a thirty-mile strip in Taylor nomiiy, with Ovalo leading West Texas and probably the statki in total anionnt of raitrfall. Three and one half inches record ed yesterday, and* two inches, received this morning, brought the total to five and one-half inches. The Ovalo lake, dry for two years, was full, the Santa Fe lake was nearly full and so was the Lawn municipal lake. Abilene Southern railway tracks between Ovalo and I'uscola, were under two feet of water yee-terday afternoon, but tracks lntcrschola.siic league conieatanti. Since secretary of the irom region 2 are arriving in Abi- kne today for the two-day program that, if the legls atlon of hteraiv and athletic events to PWA grants would be stopped. detemune .dpri-M.nutlvi-s Irom lour burTMnClng dislrlct-s “    “““■    Lonf    In'hls'wrangk, with WBshmii- ”\he one-act play tournament at'    handle    Louis- Attacked ircwn the rear by three ptivinrr^. Jail Guard (harlrs B. AliUer (below» thwarte4 a daring break from the Tarrant county jail at Fort Worth. He Khot and killed Melvin Bowie , Flurida fugitive, and wcundfd two ether«. ( AMMJclated rrej-.* Bhoto. ) BROWN0VII4*;,AsaSl J». — <., r*" erel rvk es frft- Mn^, Julia Cameron Montgomery, 62. puohsher of mmm ^ mm __ _ ( Moiity's Mftgazine. will be at Har-Pl IT III IlN A I H ’ hngen at 3 p. m. Saturday. Burial A W I 1 W MjEdJ\ 1 JTl I will be at Mc.Allcn. _Mrs,    Mtiiiijiomery    dad at her _    .    ,    ,    « r%    i    home here last mg hi after an ill- Doye Arnold Pays Penalty in,« m four days She came here in January, 1919, For Killing Wife HLNTdATllK. April 19. ■ r-I fioyp Anvt.'i, 28. was executed in ’ th* -.tate's elertric cheir early today lor the murder of his former wife. to askist lier brother, Paul E. M'UitgomeiT. tn the publication of the magazine, whieli i.s devoted to the citrus inrlvistry of the lower Rio Grande valle>. Durmg Uie pas*t 16 years she ha> also devoted much ♦,he Abilene high school auditorium tonight will open the competition. ^ Pigjs wi)l be presented by Abilene, San Af^fn.'TTh! kemldge and Gtfs-tine. all district winner». The opening production at 8 o’clock will be "The Invl.sible Clue ’ by the Breckenridt’e playerfx Following in order will be "Tlie Du.st of the Road” by Gustlne high school. "The Trip” by San Angelo and "The Princess Marries the Page" by Abilene. from ianas shure o! work funds the $4,800.000,000 relief act. There w:u hi>Uy voiced opp<x>i-tkwi iH»t tije r.n**wio!oyed who i-ilght Review Shows NEW YORK. April 19.-h<T*)_ A temporary setback in retail business tills week bi'cause of adverse weather conditions was reported by Dun Ar Bradstreet In its weekly trade review today. had been cleared today. The downpour had come so swiftly that sloughs were overflowing and the flood moving down the lake watershed, swept the tracks. Colrinan Soaked Tuscola, Lawn. Bradshaw and m\[[ B 1 J SF Zelma Aniold. on s. Breckeurldge I time to the development of the street in September. 19.i: j Arnold WHS convicted iit Baird,; * Callahim countv. efb'r a previous I death sentence iiad been rever»ed: i and a second iria! had ended with ! a deadlocked jury. Te.stimony siiowed tiie woman wai. ' * “fAfjed and then bt uten with a .dt.ne when .she mil her former ' husband at Breckenridye and told him she had obtained a divorce W'hile he w'a.s serving a prison term for auto iheit. Doye Arnold. Breckenndge mfln who twice received the death sentence for the murder of hi.s divorced wife. Zelma, in 1932, was sentenced to the electric chair March 4. this year, by Judge MiiUuni S. Long in 42nd district court at Baird. Mrs. Arnold wa.s beaten to death with a rock on a Breckenridge street, Sept^wber 10, 1932. Arnold wa convicted for murder in 42nd s«. ARNGLII rage .3, < ol. S lower valley us a tourist resort. B'sides her brother, .survivors include former Adjutant General W. W. Sterling ol Austin, a cousin. ae review today.    (loWsb,.m aBo lind Beaaon tnwle #as rcUrded dw-hWirherK 4tai. taught In a ti.roligh’ federal projects m the week, paritcularly in dta-    fell    over might be disappointed through stop- tiibutlve branches, bv adverse wea-    Tlie    Jun    Ned page of the flow of federal money, ther conditions which stretched    were    flooding    and but Longs floor kader.s railed the nearly aero«» the country“ the re- and H<*rd supposition "absurd” and the ten , p<.rt atated.    rT.    Angelo«^ntrv anti-Lot'g .senator.* were quickly "Where rainfall and snow flur-    entire    San    i    half-inch outvoted.*    rlea did    not prevail, tl«.    dust    '•f'" Lxing wa* in high humor    aa    the    storms provided the retarding    fac-    in city, to semi-el    u _ * there upper chamber placed its finaJ ap- tor to the rlslng demand for mer-    fmmtv    was proval stamn on the relief    legisla-    chandise    Prevlou.s estímate.»    of    Millersview. in C    to The tournament will be in tlon, moving from one part    of    the, the April    volume of retail    sales    Riven a drencning.    „otura! .senate floor to the other snapping j Jmve been revised downward, but    inches    ami    a out direction.'    ! the feeling 1.h general that much of    8»«    ríe    ™iu TliP senate m breath-lnkmg s|>eed the Io»sn will be it*covered. x x* x stopping service at Ed n-    \ . —r . rin to th, r«,s..io» Sw Khl.l,.|. KOW I’«*, 15, Col, I th, dl.lrlbtitlon of m,rcluindlh,. the    **    ’    «.moro    ,nd I lower»« of nroduellon «.hertules    U»hf    ehower« fell *t honor.    .n<t I WHS imxlerHfe, and was confined    beyond. I chiefly to glaas, textiles, shoe-s. tires MáSL Interview With Roosevelt Planned For Next Week charge of Mrs. Norn liCvy, a. ting f(*r Miss Nena Kate RaniM.v, director. who will be out of the city. Critic judge will be Blanchard McKee of Fort Worth, director of the Community theatre there. Best individual performers in this contest Ree roi RNi;\ Pafe 3. t ol 3 Baseball NATIONAL BOSTON,    April    IQ.-—<4’i—Al though Babe Ruth connected with two single and drew« his first National loRgue ba.se on balls, the Brooklyn    Dodgers    defeated    the Boston Braves 4 to 2 this morning in the firsi game of a doublehead-__________________  er.    the    otliei conie.xt being schedul- Convicted of Attacking Woman He Denounces Her And tered Itils and drove in two rums with a single .%Iuriiii>s Brooklyn    .    .    031    OOO 000—4    11 2 B<a*ton  lUO    010 000—2    9 0 KENTU8KIAN IS HAKGED AFTER DRAMATIC SCAFFOLD SPEECH victed of Attacking Woman He Denounces Her A Hears Her Reply: Several Hundred Watch Execution Hee I K ABE Page 15, ( ot. 2 Most Markets Closed Today SMITHLANU. Ky„ April 19.-(J*/ —William Dc Hoc went to hm death on the seal mid here today after shouting "cold blooded murder at the woman who accu.sed him of criminally ft.s''.udtu5« her One outburst chargin.’ h*’ would have taken money to t. o.c dropt«d hn a< < u-sation broucl!' .m angry denial fiom Clark and t/»pez; and H'*«an. AMLHK AN Clc\elH!»d at St Louls ed, wet grnun<]s Pofvt (x>n Doye Arnold With Callahan County Officers Bcve Armld. center, Brrikenridge wife-slayer. i* shown here in custody of Sheriff K- L. Edward», of Callahan < ounly, right, and Deputy ( . R. Nordyke, just after he had been senteneed to death In di> rn t court at Kaird. .Vrncld. who beat his wife to death with a hammer, was put to di uth early I riday morning in Huntsville eleetrie ehair. her. He was the firi i white man to be lianged in Kentucky m a generation. Nine limes lie shixrk his mana iled ImndR at Mr.s. Marjorie Johi son. Wife of a .storekeepei "Why don't you .speak”' De Boe ; shotiled at her. ' Arc (ou willing to 1 stand there, say nothing and .s* *• me 'die!? You .should be here in my^ place! The 32-.vear-oid wife ol a store- | keeper remained calm until D** Boe in a final outburst ciu'd out to life'    j    .*,1,« i I 300 spectauirs, about 50 were in- j DALLAS. April .side the eight-foot fence on th* • Collin;. 21. former Dalla.s ^*kh courihousM* yard of this linlt w**.st- i bchooi and rexa.s A. Ac M. freshman ern Kentucky town. The others' football player was shot through NEW Y'ORK, April 19—if'i—Virtually all financial and eoiumodl-ty markets, domestic and foreign, suspended bu.»iness today in servance of Good Friday. \id* fruit. < attle. He.side.*, Uie benefit to almo*.t depleted water supphes. the rains meant increased produtTloii in I crops, almost burnt out hi recent j weeks, and water and grass for cattle. Fiuit crojMi of the productive Clyde area will make about 75 per (ent of Uie normal since Uie rain, it wa.s reported thi.% morning. Clyde iind 35 inch yesterday, and a 102 inches downpour uxlay. A .steady drizzle over Shackeitoid ob- county brought joy to hearts of stockmen. The cattle ranges of the WASHINGTON. April 19—<>r»— The congres.sional textile bloc marshalled its arguments today for Ita ina.«s interview witli the president next week, when efforts will be made for immediate action in behalf of the eottun textile indu.Hlr>. Development,» yesterday wera called encouraging by these legtsla-tor.s Gut .standing was the decision of (he hou.se way* and means committee to take up w»on the question of naming a sub-commiltee for a study of the entire question of foreign t nil Kir t' Four cabinet members and the chairman of the tariff commission also are -t rving a.s a special committee to .»i.udy the textile sttuaticwi, Hee (Oi lON TAX Page 1. tol. $ The banks were open. While the Midlwid area also had their du.si New York »(oek exchange and oth- we shed down bv a drenching, er securities markets will resume Ro»cfw reported a 7-8 inch fall. Two Baltimore Negroes Hanged BALTIMORE April 19—(-»*>— Janiea A Gro.»s 25, and Gordon Dent, 30, both negroes, who called themselves tlie "black DUlingers* during their depredallons in Prince Betts, Smith ; tomorrow, most of the cmnmodlty and said iHrmcrs would be able to George’s county, were hanged at Athlete Is Shot By Dallas Cop exchanges will extend the holiday until Monday. DIEH BN I RAIN Fn. PASO. April    19—<UP) John Hall nu.»houg, 51, resident of Gladstone, Mich., died on a SouUi-ern Pacific train near K1 Paso ia.st night. The body will be sent to Michigan Umighi. piftnt cr<»ps now. The rain was heavy 111 tlie Anson and Hamlin sector' in l’snhaiiiUr *!'he f.kv w»% rlrnr ol dusi tor the Itrst lime iii manv weeks al Amarillo Dalliart. howcvei, al the GeoiKC county robbcries lald norihern cxtrcmíiv of the Panhan- the "black DiUhiger,« ” the .state (H-nitenttarv today The ext I crup {lenalty was exacted for the murder of John T Geary, jr. in tlie hold-up of hi,s barbecue Maud a! Piir.'i ' bridge last June, li wii.- one of a .»cries of Prince to hee Wl AIIIEIt Page 3, ( »I. 1 pre.ssed < la<*ly mound iminl . oi vantage and peered over the en-clofeure ai the jiine-fcxji gHllr.w; "If I liad had $.500 I wouldii 1 be on lilts scaffold. 8h*- would hnve taken h the cii* I early today by Policeman H C ! Busier » Leach. The hooting oc< urred a.s Collie WttSi ret irrung from an evening "i daiicln; I.f'Hf It and his jairlnfr. M T "Not if you hari ol fi red me H ; jy<,wnfc »x-. .nnr- sU; pu lous, tl»ey .'Mid when ih* .H». Collie driving slowly in iu. riard ici. They ane.sted him on Mi.spu'ion Collie »truck l*acii. ihry sHiri, and U*ach fired The f. rmct Woodrow Wilwui high rcliool afhieie ua* tifg w'fiouslv injured. TEXANS IN CONGREiK CONFER AT LENGTH WITH GOV. ALLRED 000," the woman nplied in u siiiiU, .strident \ou e. "Oh, yes You d lia .e ¿,c»k»'n the money and let me o Again rame her irjiifj nein«! De Boe. 2'i-\ear -'>'<1 i'ariucritr Kv , voriUi. ronvK tcf! <<1 Htnickiuu I lie w*>maii while h* «no •« cniuiranton were robbing Im hu.sl-iid .» .store, \ spoke lor in minute., before h® j c.tlmly went to In • deatli He huried eharge.s at Ah.in LiYsnb',, Comtnou-weullh ■ Fttorne- ifirni! i=: him S part v to a ‘ t'rnble rin t arnage of . He ul,»o stioul« <1    at Uund- j all Johiwrn, tlie woniDti.s hu.«band, then he quieted d r.ui The trap was sprung at 6:39 ann tie was pro-i noiinred ficad e)i \en imnules la^er. I Keinucky provides l.Hnging in the ¡county where tn. ciime was committed in criminal ' auh ca-'cs and Mce M    Page 3. ( *>1. I Private Grievances Frankly Aired; New Spirit of Cooperation Result. Say Conferees Aged Man Trapped In Flaming House DUHANT, Ok la , April Trs.p[>f;a I‘II the ccond floor of a flaming h'ftM- (ieorge W Thomp-»on. 74, was burned to death a mile east of Duran* early today. Five lAi.rr jrersom, fled the burning üv*!ling m their night 1 clothing riuunixson and the, George Hof f.aniily moved here re-lently from R.-ff. Okla, a town which 1'*    -'■'ier    iounded. WAHHINfiTON. April 19    /»*< — The TexHK d« legaiicm and Governor JaniPi, V Allred of 'lexas rihzu ed their resjaTiivc jv>;-iiionr In the pre.'/nt admlnisi ration at length behind r io. ( d d(M«rg UKlay and frankly aired private grievances The conferees let It be known later the mealing was entirely harmonious and that, a ne'w spirit of 19 „vp,— coops ralion between repre.>enLallve > of the state government, and Uu“ senators and repi eseriLatives in Washington arwe Gnc memlx'i' of the delegation attacked the {iolicy of tlie Texa-; legislature sending resolutions to Washington -vilhout explaining reasons for that body’s aeiion and decried what he termed "the crta-Monal bui k-j>«sijlng from Au: un tiif* .si, !e capiial, to Hu? cUs A 1- ig di.»< iivsioii followed on the dc.--inii. of .»¡ales rigiu.'. and what WMv icimed 'tins bureuucra<\ here in Wit hingtoii ’ '!'hf oppoiUtlon of Texas oHu lul to ttic riifrtna. bill was mad*- clear and Go'.einor Allred ans.sered dozen,, oi questioni! concerning its .»(XU; >1-, objectives and th*- pob.'’i-ble efltct.s iiiiould it become law. ■ I waiiied to take advantagc 01 this opportunity to become better acquiunicd wiUi some of you whom 1 haven I hud a chance to vee yet on thLs trip.’’ Allred said. Both .'.cnators, MorrLs Sheppard ! und Tom Connally, and all the house delegation except Represen-lalivc Üieir-, Blanton. Eagle and .Mitn-HPld adended the meeting Atjc. VO *r>d vKir i' Ptrtiy Houdy to i fUMKl) 1- ■    *'    'i '    W»»t Tt»*» W*.'» <.f ifMUh mtr.fjisn — i J>«rtly ri'.ufly U.n!#Mt »nd Ssiurdxy. eooi-' »r in    m iiorthwe»t p«- , «ione !    K»»t Te»«« Kut ..f iririiii m*ridmn _ - ' P«,rny fiifudy t'i    «.«newsst eoJwr in »■•uOi *nd    8«tur- 4»- lairiiv clauri. c, i'ioud' KKinfAi! fnr 2« tf'tr* cniU'tx t » « ‘ riiris), .;T Hwti    _ «!!«•• f»r«i «i y*»r. in 7 • W Fn* fi»), i .'il ifu'h««. Tot»! S.rat«int for «*m«' periug »*« H 9'J uii lii**. i .Niirtn»! .iminin» ■IB«’'* e*'»'    o*,- )<>«r 1 1«, ¡nt’ir.; ;

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