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   Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 13, 1935, Abilene, Texas                                 ®í)e Mene Baíln )^eporter  m  ME  “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENOS OR FOES, WE SKETCH TOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES”—Byron  l|;i, VOL, LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press (.d^) United Press (UP)  ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY, MAY 13, 1935—TEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News)  NUMBER 178  Fugitive Convict Is Slain By Posse  ^    K    M    ^    ▲    «*-JL    A.    J»..    —..................  * -k  Governor Signs Bill To Permit Seizure Of Hot  ®    ^    _    Meet    on    in  Women Taken In Cuban Battle  The»« two beautiful Cuban women were captured by soldier», who said they fought along with men at a battle at El Morrillo fortress. They are Kiomara O'Halloran (left) and Concepcion Valdivieso de Giraud, wife of a prominent radical. Both women were wanted In connection with the Falla kidnaping. (Associated Press Photo).  Kllll  lUlS  Flood Of Telegrams Fails To Shake President’sBonus Stand    |||  Plainview  PLAINVTEW, May 13.—Æ'\— The seventeenth annual convention of  1  J  OiS  Millions of Barrels of Illegally Produced Crude  WASHINOTO, May Twenty-three thousand telegrams— favoring the Patman cash bonus bill by 8 to 1—were on President Roosevelt’s desk today when he returned from a week-end fishing trip.  Nevtreheless, white house attaches looked for the president to return the measure to congress with a veto ; soon after It reaches him, probably  ready taken: that is. that bonus money would go to those who had Jobs, as well as the unemployed, while the administration s program waa designed to take care of the needy first.  Conferees forecast that after  To Confiscation  and Products Subject ■ tomorrow  On Capitol Hill where the expectation is that Mr. Roosevelt will include a stand agaiivst inflation among his arguments for not approving the new money bill, congressional leaders believed they had a narrow margin of votes in the  Six Hundred Texans Join Demonstration  In Support Of AAA  AUSTIN, May 13. (AP— Om'ernor Allred signed and filed today a bill authorizing the confiscation of illegally-produced crude oil and products.  Signs Tax Bill He also signed the bill increasing from 1-8 to 3-16 cents a barrell the tax on crude oil for the support of the oil and gns division of the railroad commission.  Both bills were effective immediately, having been passed by more  senate by which a veto could be upheld.  Stephen Early, a presidential secretary, made the estimate that the deluge of telegrams were 8 to 1 for the bonus. In addition, he said, there were between 2.000 and 3,000 letters on the subject.  It wa.s said at the white house Mr. Roosevelt did not discuss the bonus with congre^s.-»lonal leaders during his week-end visit to the Woodmont Rod and Gun club in the Blue Ridge mountains.  Some of those who were with Mr Roo.sevelt and who did not wish to be quoted by name, held that it I man bill acro.s.s  would be impossible for the pre.si-    -  dent to retreat from a stand al-I See BONl S, Page  I MSTHi  the West Texas Chamber of Commerce opened today and immediately began consideration of a program of work and policies for the ensuing year.  Eastland    County    Lifer    o, w.  d.nt would contend that whil. th.    o    n i »““U«« o' WlcWta Talla ta  IS I r3pp6d By UOQS In chairman, approved resolutions  River    Bottoms    Near  ocracy, the small business man.  Crockett    lump    sum    appropriations for col  leges and the University of Texas,  bonu.s might be paid in new money without actual damage, the experience of history wa.s that Initial steps toward outright inflation always have led to di.sa.'iier,  Backens of the bonu.*> drive continued their efforln to put the Pat-Pather Charles E.  CROCKE rr. May 13. (UP)  ' crtlslng of the state s resources in  10, t oi. 6  Sam Grant, 49, one of four connection with the centennial  T  J  Barbara’s Ncxtl  btniling Count Kurt Haugwlti-Bevenllow, of Denmark, shown below, h in Reno for Princess Barbara Hutton Mdivani’s divorce proceedings, and rumor has it he will be her next husband.  To Reach Washiiigtun Oii Two Special Trains Early Tomorrow  senate and house.  It was estimated the increased oil tax would yield about $250,000 additional. The attorney-general and the labor department would receive small portion.s of the increase.  Tlie oil confiscation measure originally was aimed at the transportation by trucks of “hot” gasoline, but was amended to provide also for the confiscation of oil in storage.  Attorney General William Mc-Craw said the enforcement of c 1 • servation statutes had been Iiaui-pered greatly by the fact several million barrel* of illegally-produced ^ crude oil were in storage and could not be disposed of legally.  iRfiïNEllll Pacific War Games  Nearing A Climax  D  convicts who €«capcd from Eastham prison farm last Friday, was killed today by members of a posse in the Trinity river bottoms.  The resolutions were to be presented to the directorate this afternoon.  Bankhad .Act.  The committee also approved a re.soIutlon urging that the Bank-  No trace of R. C. Tipton. 34, headt act be abandoned and that  1  .)  than tw’O-thtrds majorities in both ^ Gatesvllle Man Is Named Navy Reveals Two Men  To Succeed Brand  Next September  Not Affected  WASHINGTON. May 13.—'/Pi-More than 600 Texas farmers, intent on demonstrating how well they like the administration’s farm policies, were on their way to Wa.sh-  Four Investigations Are Ordered By Solons  AUSTIN, May 13.—-The Tex-ington today to join other growers legi.slature. adjourned after a bi-  from  ennial session of 124 days, left in  AUSTIN. May 13.—/P*—Governor Allred today announced the appointment of Irvm McCreary, vlce-pre.'^ldent of the Guaranty Bank and Trust company, of Gatesville, as banking commissioner, succeeding E. C. Brand of Sweetwater.  McCreary is 38 years of age • i' was born and reared In Gatesvllle, He has twice served on the execu-üve committee of the Texas Bankers association and is a former treasurer of the same a.ssociatton.  “Mr. McCreary enjoys a large and favorable acquaintance among bankers over the state and is recognized a.s an outstanding and successful banker,” the governor said. "His bank has paid continuous annual dividends since organization.  “He was strongly endor.sed by leading bankers in both large and  Unptrlthl. t9:<A, H» I iitlt-rt I'rr«»«  ABOARD U S. S PENNSYLVANIA. PEARL HARBOR. Hawaii. May 13 — America's great battle fleet prepared today for the climatic stage  I  the convict remaining at liberty, was found.  Heavily Armed  Grant stopped to talk to a fudr-ennan near the Brewton farm, seven miler .southea.st of Ea.stham.  the unlimited domestic allotment plan Introduced In congress by Rep. Martin Dies be passed as an amendment to I he agricultural adjustment act. A group conference on agriculture with Clifford B Jone» of Spur as chairman, was to dis-  SOI  Thi.s wa.s reported to pri.sor officials i cuss the re.solution this afternoon, and he was trailed by b’vX lounds. Principal speakers on the confer-Capt. Ben B Monzingo who re- *nce program were R, C Hopping of reived the report and headed a Lubbock and J. E McDonald, Texas  quickly formed posse of prison ' commiwloner of agriculture. The  to'ìmwrTNe Far  Two lives had been sacrificed, but  «'iiards, .said Grant wa,s dressed In i group planned to tune in on a broad-clvillan clothing and was heavily cast by Dies on his prc^posed plan, »rmed.    The    elections    committee, of which  rhe dogs were set on Grant’s S T, Harrison of Memphl.s Ls chalr-Irall and soon the posse surrounded man. completed a li.st of chamber  Below Normal In Northwest Texas  him. The convict fell dead from ,directors. Group meeting this aft-  the lives had paid for a series of fleet moves that might be calculated some day to sMve thousand;..  The destrover Slcard, crippled, lav outside Pearl Harbor. lU stern AUSTIN. May 13 -«UP»—Texa.s smashed by its fellow de.stroyer Lea.    conditions Improved during  The Sicard’s crew mourned the loss April, but still were far below of Gunner's Mate Richard Chad- normal, the federal crop and livestock estimates bureau reported today  many bullet wounds alter a spirited ;eraoon prepared to select ten dls-battve None of the olfic'ers were Itrkrt'dtreoters.  1.1 1    Future    policies of the regional or-  Captatn Monzingo said it was ganlzation were discussed Grant who fired the .shotgun charge that killed Virgil Welch, veteran guard, when four men sudden- . coNVE.NTION, p*ge », CtH. 8  at a directors’ lunchetm, presided over by  of principal commodities southern states.  ! C. H. Day, of Plainview, Texas, i wake todaj four interim invest!- ¿.nian banks widely distributed over sponsor of the “March on Washing-    ¡gating committee.'.    the    .state to be safe, honest, capable  : ton,”    said 301 were on one special.    Committees were    authorized    to j    #nd well qualified to effectually and  ! train    and 210 on another. They left    inquire into:    with    fairness serve our bankers, as  Port    Worth and Longview yesier-    ’    Alleged official misconduct    of    J.    well as the general puOlic, as bank-  day and are scheduled to reach the E. McDonald, commissioner of ag- ing commissioner.  I capital early tomorrow. A delega- riculture, charged w ith irregulari-i tion of ten from Cottle county. Tex- ties Involving chiefly purchases of as, arrived by automobiles at dawn jacks and stallions from a part of  a state tax on horse race wagers.  McDonald, denying the charges, defended himself In an appearance he requested before the house in its final ses.slon.  Reports of production of thou-  COLO.N, Panama, May 13.— (.%Pl—.Vine I nited btates army planes hopped off at 7 a. m. today on a ma.<^ flight through Central .tinerica.  Destination of the flight was ban Salvador, El Salvador, with stops en route at San Jose, Costa Rira, and 5lanagua, Nicaragua.  He will tember.  succeed Brand In Sep-  MISS HUTTON IS DIVORCED  Rumor She  Kurt Haugwitz Soon  today.  Although his plans were not complete. Day said at least four Texans. representing the wheat, com-hog, cotton and rice areas of their state, probably would be on the two-hour program tomorrox» morning in the department of labor building.  “We plan one speaker representing grower^ of each principal commodity,” Day said a, he welcomed early arrivals in his downtown hotel suite. "I don't know ju.st who they will be until the big crowd arrives tonight and early tomorrow. We al-so will have a ‘key’ speaker to start the meeting off.“  Day said the visiting Texans would make headquarters in their Pullman cars to be placed at an advantageous spot in the railroad yard.s. Tentative plans call for a visit to the Texas delegation in congress tomorrow afternoon, with Wednesday being given to sight-seeing Tlie farmers will leave for Marry Lount home Wednesday night.  Day said he also wes tryinu to arrange a dinner for tomorrow flight for the farmer,* and their congTf ,men.  wick, of Blissfield, Mich , killed in the collision.  Hope was abandoned oi fitidmg the body of Lieut. Matihia.s B Wyatt. of North Carolina, whose plane — g    plunged into the sea a few minute.»  KCPtUCKV Prison after he had taken off from iht   _aircraft carrier Saratoga  FRANKFORT. Ky., May 13.—    Collblon.  (UP)—Patrols of state police and    A court of inquiry was    called to  FÍVP Mpii Pscapc  See LEGISLATl RE. Page 9. toi. 7  Panhandle Will Get Big Share of Road Money  posses of 20 counties drew a cordon determine re.sponsibtlity for the de-around the capital today ui hope of stroyer collision.  But liie maneuvers were not affected, and the 160-odd warshlp.s  WASHINGTON May 13—  Carl Hinton of Amarillo, Texas, repre-sentlng in Washington the Texas Panhandle iuterest.s, said to-  trapping five convicts who raided the Frankfort prison arsenal for machine gun.s last night and escaped.  The men. all trusties, overpowered and trussed three guards and four trusties and gained freedom through an outer gale witli keys taken from the guards A confederate awaited them outside with a motor car  Deputy Warden Je.s.s Roger *aid  Wc.stcrn and northwestern src-tlon.s of the state, however, har-rassed by dust storm.s failed to improve and the Texas wheat crop was in only 39 per cent normal condition on May 1 Abandonment and a slx-bushel-per-acre prospect led to an estimate of only 7.872,000 bushels this year, tlie shortest crop since 1925 Last year Texas produced 35,749.000 bushels of wheat. R sub-normal year compared to the 1928-1932 average of 41.082.000 Oat conditions May 1 was reported 61 per cent normal. Hay was reported 62 per cent normal condition, but drouth demand had depleted the usual sto< k.s of stored hay on rexas iariuf. PHotures were In 62 per cent normal condition, nearly 20 i>er cent below the ten-year average Prospec t.-, were for a record peach crop of 1.798.000 bushels, while oranges and grapefruit prospects were coii.siderably below ncirmal.  ly made the break Friday.  A group of sheriff's officers i searched for Tipton who was believed to be hiding tn the area. He also is armed heavily with weapons obtained during the escape    |  Grant ,s death was the third since j FTidav Jack Peddy. the ringleader, ' was slain shortly after the death of Welch.  Peddy was shot fatally when he refu.sed to .surrender when the posse trailed him down.  Grant wa.s under a Ufe-sentence for murder from Ea.stland county  STATE LABOR MEET OPENS  Waco Host to Convention of Texas Federation  FEAR \l l \('K DN TRUblV  HUN’IHVILLE. May 13—»UPi— Homer Parker, convict turnkey at Easiham pn.son farm, who wa.s wounded .seriou.sly by a prLvmer who led an escajie last Friday, was transferred to a hospital here today  See tow It IS. Page 9. toi. «  Antl-Niidisni Law Signed By Lehman  and 450 planes in the battle fleet prepared for an engagement in  force between the white “defend-      ^    _  mg ’ fleet and a black ’’enemy    _  fleet Uirkliig off the Aleutian is- XtiargC UCpUty 111 lands that curve out southwc st from  Alaska.  Admiral Jost ph M. Reeve.N, in supreme command, arranged a * onfcr-  Theft of Whiskey  day the Panliandle probably will get e^ch of' the five was armed with  revolver, apparently smuggled into  RENO, Nev.. May 13. J’ -Prince.** Barbara Hutton Mdlvani. beautiful young “five and ten cent store”  heire>s. won an absolute divorce OppOSitiOd NoiSC  Object Is to ‘‘Offset  from Prince Alexis Mdlvani of tran.s-CaucacJan Georgia in a brief, .secret trial here today.  Granting of the decree left her free for a possible marriage to the handsome Danish nobleman. Count Kurt Haugwitz-Reventlow, who wa: repctried to be either already in Reno or speeding here by train.  The princess told her story of the "extreme cruelty” allegedly inflicted upon her by her polo-playing print t privately, in the drab surroundings of a wurld-famous court room.  All would-be spectators were barred as the 67-year-old prci-lding Jurist. District Judge Thomas F Moran, ordered the henring to begin, The two year marriage was ended in a few minutes.  With his customary deep-voiced  WASHINGTON. May 13. «/P» Declaring they wanted to “offset  Kee FAR.MERS. Page 10, ( ol. 6  about $4.000.000 for road work from a possible $80.000,000 to be allocated to Texas from the $880,000,000 earmarked for that purpose in the work relief program.  “The Texas highway commission has agreed to gp e the Panhandle a fair share of whatever the state gets.” Hinton said. “The money will be »pent improving federal roads No. 5, 60 and 66. either by cement j or asphalt. There are a lot of gaps j in those roads now ”  ! He .said Texas portion of the road fund probably would be determined at a meeting Thursday of President Roosevelt’s allotment board and a repre.sentative of the Texas highway commi.s.*ion probably will be here by that time.  See WAR GAMEn, Page 9. toi. 7  the prison. They took four machine guns from the intsltution’s armory before leaving.  Three of the e.scaped men were sening life sentences for murder  Texas Physicians Meet In Balias  WACO. Mav 13 J - -Chief IX'p-uty Slu-i tff liOMAitl s. l»»ke Was free under $500 bond today on charges of theft in connc«*llon with the dlsappearaiwe of 57 quaris of liquor frcmi the vault in the McLennan county .sheriff’s office.  ALBANY, N Y Mh,v13 'UP>— Gov Herbert H l> hman signed the McCall bill today outlawing nudl.sm in New York htatf Supported by Former Governor Alfred E Smith and ttie U gioii of Decency -the bill makes it a nii.sdemi tinor of priu iK e nudl.sni    ,  ■ Iric.spii u\i ui Utr mtnl.s ol llic situere practice of nudi.sni, Lehrnfiii .said, ’till* most llagrant evil at which tiil.s bill Is directed I; the proie.ssiotial exploitation of nudism for profit;  Girl Testifies In Heart Balm Suit  DEATH OF PILSUDSKI CHANGES OUTLOOK FOR PEACE IN EUROPE  LONDON. May 13 - A* -AiiFe .i Joyce, the “ML.s England of 1 '30 testified today in her breach promise suit against l>ord Revel-stoke that the wealthy young banker several times asked her to eloiie with him and “I was perfectly willing.”  The pretty actress, who said Rev-elstoke called her “Teedles” and that she called him *’Bof>dles," testified the young not.'ieman told lier health officer his father was opposed to tlielr a* sociaticm and threatened to dt in herlt him.  Mis« Joyce said Revelstoke ne,« i  DALLAS, M.v 13 - » UP - T(-.a,, physicians w» re arriving toda;, to attend the 69tl’ anmiitl ,e ,ion o’ the State Medi'al a ociaiion of Texas which opens heir tomorrow.  Preparatorv to the opening of the genergl .se.s.sion.s. nutnarou.v groups were to hold pre-convention meetings today.  The group.s w inch will meet today include the Te>;a*s State Heart association. Texa;, Railway Surgeon.s' association. Texa^ Radiological society, Texas Neurolog’cal society. Texas Society of Gtt.^íro.Enlerol0gists. and a conference of city hee.llh officers called bv Dr John W' Brown, slate  OKLAHOMA NEGRO GRANTED NEW TRIAL ON GROUNDS THAT BLACKS BARRED FROM JURY  WACO, May 13—</Pu-More than three hundred delegates were her# today for the 38th annual convention of the Texas Federation of  Labor.  The bu.Miiess .ses.sioi . were slated to take the entire day and be followed by a dance tonight The Allied Printing Trade.» Council, the State Building Trades Council and the Stale Barber.» Associa-tl6n held meetings yesterday, and the printers and buildera elected officer«;.  W W Strong of Houston was reelected president of the Printing Trade.s Council, and I. S Lane, Fort Worth. W C Byrd. San Antonio: Barney Egan. Houston; H. Huddleston, San Antonio, were named vice-pre.sidenis.  Other offlcer.s named were:: WilliHm B Arnold, San Antonio, .rf*cretary - treasurer »re-elected»; Ijirry Tavinr Dalla* chairman of the executive committee; Robert B Cragg, Au.slm, legislative representative »re-elected»; Charles W, ROf. ers, Fort Worth, publicity director.  The Building Trade.s Council named E J Buford of Fort Worth pre.sicieiii Vu’c-prc.Mdents elected were. E’red Wendeiiberg, Austin; Jack Sears. Amarillo Marion Pearce, Waco; W R Toolev. Port Arthur: Thomai. B Reed. Hou.*toa: Fred Pish back. San Antonio: D \ Dan Lavy. Port Arthur.  Th# house of «1» legates, governing body of the mechcai association,  WASHlNG f ON M- ?'»    .7--  Again applying its rtii<‘ in th»- c» !e-brated 8cott»boro ca.*» trial negroes could not he exi luried fiwiii jurie, . the upreme court    set a,*ide  a death sentence in.jx • 1 on Jrw Holhic. Oklahoma necm convotrr! of criminal «.'.•utuli orr a whit4> woman.  The '-a.se was .si’nt back to lower  WARSAW, May 13.—The death of Mar.shal Joseph PU.sudski, Poland's dictator, gave diplomats fresh cause for concern today over Judgment for the plaintiff. ” Judge i^e outlook for peace In Eastern Moran rc:,tored the princess to ‘‘.sin- Europe.  gle ble..Much may dep?nd on who suc-'i (1. t'liviiccc of an early hearing tceds the irun-willed mar lial It wa.- I*, anted the Wool worth heireis may determine the future of the in oidi‘1 to permit her to avoid peace pact f.ysteni which France i.s crowdi of cunouL persons who g»th- attempting to promote as well as er whenever the word “celebrity” Germany s future attitude toward I* heard around the ooun house. Frahce a firogram.  —    —    .    ------------------- gave her any prei^nts and told 1» r  Much Depends On Who Succeeds the Iron-Willed Polish ^ time they were bemg wat-h  .    ed by private detective.s.    She toln  Dictator:    Brain to Be Given    to    Science    , of a burglary m her nat    m wmrh  _    . _    _______ __________ .    I papers, including some of    the younk  It    may    also    decide    vhether Po- | lord's letters, were taken.  land henceforth will l»v; ’»ler lot;    ------------  with Prance and Ru; )”-, ’vhlch have Just concluded a mutuul a.s.slstance  p-anned U> hold a business meeting courts for further prfx e* dinK- It  tixiay to make final preparations for means a new irutl -i..* pi'wAx-u-  the opening of the convention.    non is dropped  —----- . Reading the unaniHiou.* opinion  PlninvlPt/l/ Msin Is chief JuhtUe Huxb.e * tid tile negro I'lHinVieVK iVIilll    had “chanenged the ) UV panel upmi  Fatally Injlircci th# grounds that nexi'^. for a long  period had been exrlud» d from Jury  agreement, or whethe: «-he will ccm-tinue along the line ot German rapprochement v.buh Pilsudskl hlnuelf marked out Death came to 67-vear-old ruler of Poland* df Mi.esla.stnight after a three-day s ;!ir,e«s Hu body  Blizzard Rages In The Mountains  ( FIL&LDSM. rage 8, Coi I  DENVER May 13 - b _a spriiii-blizzard raged in Colorado moui.’-i' - • areas today a.s rain-. .->oaked la! -and grazing land.s m the easte:«! j drouth areas and generally over the woateni alope.  PLAINVIEW. M >. 13    -    T    B    G.  Redfeam, 24, oi PI.umvicw wa. in-.»tantly klled toda when a motor car fn which Ih- w;is riding overturned a.*, it rour.' 'd a curve a mie ,s<')ulh of Hae C’en . i 'I'v o toiiiparnni: • er» injred Rcdfcarn an einp'ove of me Hale Conty State bank ^a.s u snt\ of J M Redfearr appraiser for the fed-traJ land tMLnk.  service m tliat couniv »Okmulgee) srjely on account of their race or color and that tms discrtmination had deprived p<*titioiier of the equal protection of llir laws in violation of the constiiuiion of the United State. "  The opinion cited *)e le.ent de-ci.slon of the court tliat Clarence Norrl.*. Alabama negro sentenced m death for an aiiefed attack on a  white woman, ..ad been ucprivcu of hia con.stiiutional rights because negroes had oeen excluded from jury sei tire New trials were ordered l'<r Nnr-ri* and another Scottsboro defendant  In today s 170-word ruling, Hughes said "From its examination of the evidence, the court is of the opinion that the case calls for the application of the pnncipt , declared in Neal vs Delaware, 103 U M 370 and 397 and Norn.'* vs Alabama. 294 U. 8 (The Scottsboro decision ) “The judgment U reversed and the cause Is remanded for further proceedings not incoitsiftteru with this opinion It is so ordered "  AL.Un* -ir« \niniiv < j.tudy a«<l loniini.    ri.iudy    »ith    I'wrai    show-  #r» and r;...I«r  W'#sl    Wrai ■*( l<inth tn»riai«« —  Parti.v ri •!.«-. uniw't Pd. prL'iat iy sbow-«rp in ni.rth «<id fsitstu# sast «ortiana, • • nipf In norm ....ptifin toiiif'.it and in •rxjUiraat portli.t- I irp'la>  Cast Tasa* I- <-< .>{ itu»'). riipr.dian -Cloud), local ahimrr* »n ci'.rame rH>na iw.rtion, coblar tn n rtbxeat »¡id nortg rtntra! portions lonisht Tu*«<1hv I'loudjr with local ahowtrs. cu-usr tn n<.-th and waat portions  KIEI tll BV I.IGIIININii  NKW ORLEANS May 13.—'UP) —Lightning which struck in the midat of a fishing pariy near Lake Borgne late \c*,tcrcia.v killed one woman and seriouolv shocked another. 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