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   Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 3, 1935, Abilene, Texas                                 Q\)t Abilene Bail? Reporter  “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’-Byron ___  t>*  VOL. LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press (CO) United Press (UP)  ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY, JUNE 3, 1935—TEN PAGES  (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 193  KIDNAP SUSPECT IS ARRESTED  Floods In Six States Leave 140 Dead ™ ™ LIQUOR TRIAL OPENED  New Premier  The spectacular collapse of the French government headed by Premier Flandin, who was denied dictatorial powers over monetary values, was followed by the naming cf Fernand Boufsson (below) as premier by President Albert Lebrun, (Associated Press Photo I.  Sheriff Len Irvin and 28 Other Persons Are Included  LUBBOCK, June 3 -■£»»—Judge James C. Wilson this morning in United States district court overruled a motion to quash an indictment charging Lamb County Sheriff Len Irvin and 28 other persons with conspiracy to violate tax laws, and selection of the jury was begun.  Constable Sam Huston of Littlefield was exonerated as the trial opened.  Testimony was to be started this afternoon.  Judge Wilson in overruling the motion to quash the indictment against Sheriff Irvin and others  President of  Uruguay Shot  MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay. June 3(API—Wounded slightly in the leg by an assassin. President Gabriel Terra was little the worse for the experience today, and President Getulio Vargas of Brazil had the assassin’s bullet as a souvenir.  A man identified by authorities as Bernardo Garcia, a former nationalist deputy, fired upon the presidential party as It was entering the buffet yesterday at the Maronas race course.  IS ESTIMITED  New Border Clash In Africa  ROME. June 3.—(/Fb—The Italian  .....ministry    of foreign affairs was in-  South Central Nebraska  BRENIER CISE  Volney Davis. Member of Karpis Gang, Also Is Questioned In Weyer-Haeuser Snatch  Normandie Gathers New Speed Records OnMaiden Voyage  World’s Largest Vessel Steams Into New York Harbor Amid Wild Acclaim; Average of 29.68 Knots Per Hour Fastest Atlantic Crossing  Volney Davis  ST. PAUL, June 3. (AP)—  UarHoct Wit With ftfi Ithopia on the Somaliland border. Volney Davis 33 considered rid! utM nil ffiui uu  The d j spatch  ^0  tbe  ministry gave by police one of the most dan-  Dead: More Floods Are    ?. r T.  Threatened  dead and wounded on both sides,  Karpis    gang,    pleaded    guilty  Ut'WU tlliu WUU1IWU Ull    »HU    a,    I    ,    .    ,  although the incident was le^s    grave    » ere     today    to    a    part    m    the   -than (hat of Ual A1 where 30 Ital-    5200,000 kidnaping of Edward  OXFORD,    Neb.,    June    3.—     Jans  and more than loo Ethopians    q Bremc-r, St. Paul banker.  (AP) —Harassed by fear of were killed Irm December    Davi* formally admitted his  j     JV    .    niaine The Italo-Ethoplan communion ot ..    .    ,    .    .    ,    ,  floods, the western great plains  conclUation wiU hold    its    initial     ^mlt    a    few    hours    after    he    had  area today counted its dead    Thursday    m    Milan,    a    gov-    been brought to the twin cities  from raging waters of the past    ernment    spokesman said     by p ] ane un der a heavy sruard  week at 140, fixed its property one oi the representative, a P - J  p   a      11     —  .    pointed by Ethiopia to the commis-     0T s P eciai  agents oi tne u.    s.  damage    m    six    states    at    more     sjon u Pltman Ben j amin  potter,    department of iustice,  than $12,000,000 and plunged American author, and former in-    Seized    Saturday.  s true tor at Harvard. Yale, the Uni-    His    capture—he    was seized    Sat-  i verslty of Illinois, University oi Wis-    urday    In    Chicago-had been    an-  wrv,ln. th, Unlverslty of Chic.,^    b.for.  the University of Texas and the  University of California,    Davis came into court.  Italy today sent 800 more skilled Davis was arraigned before Fed-_■    ously by the twin disaster of torna- workmen and technical specialist  era j judge M M. Joyce, in the same   Talpa  ° am Goes 0ut A,,er     .^,««»»^,1..,,  ion most of the counts are good.    ,    lug out or its Dank,s ovrr a ^j” ir    ..     h     culls at Na»ies to taae ** chiefs. Arthur «Doc) Barker,  Mor, than 40    mcludlng    Twelve    Inch    Cloudburst    on “on men I,*\CL before «», cormcted a law ««In. .go or   -the North and South Platte rivers    crossing    the Mediterranean.    ¡engineering the Bremer kidnaping  Rain and hall of Sunday  111     g^-ept toward a junction In the west-    —  Heavy Rain Over Area  *lpa Dam Goes Out Atti Twelve Inch Cloudburst  into the work of reconstruc tion.  Nebraska Hard Hit.  South central Nebraska was hardest hit. Stricken simultane-  NEW YORK, June 3—'/Pi—With the Atlantic blue ribbon her prise on her maiden voyage, the giawfc new French liner Normandie steamed into harbor today amid a wild acclaim by diving airplanes and the blasts of sirens of hundreds of welcoming craft.  Her voyage was the fastest ever made by a trans-Atlanic liner.  Averaging, officially, 29 68 knots from Southampton to Ambrose lightship, the Normandie surpassed the 28.92 knot record set by the Italian liner Rex on a run from Gibraltar.  The liner reached Ambrose light in the outer harbor at 10.01 a. m. E. S. T,. but will have to remain for several hours for a flood tide before she can sail past Gotham’s skyscrapers to her new Hudson dock. Although the gleaming vessel anchored at Quarantine at 11:03 p, m < E8T >, she a as not due to dock until between two and 2 30 p m. lEST).  Besides the mythical blue ribbon  bee NORMANDIE, rage 9, Col. 7  Shoots Mother  ..r, use * o> ai mother of deliberately trying to kill her, Bruce Bosley. 9. below, la under arrrst In Ft. Worth, Tex„ facing trial on an attempted murder charge. The hoy declared that he shot his mother in the hack with s pistol “just In fun. when he was playing cowboy." Mrs. Bosley. 30, says he did It because she refused to let him go fishing.  defense witnesses, were sworn Sheriff Irvin, his son, Driscol. and Deputy Sheriff J. L. Walraven were  sworn as witnesses.    Runnels, Coleman and Callahan  ern  part of the state.  Two defendants, E. E. Wheeler counties caused collapse of the Tal- Colorado had 19 known dead. Wy- I and Sam Buron. hid not boon    ^     dam     , e , linB    th „  pUce  omtn* 1. Tex«. 5. K.nsas 9 and Mia-  served.    _  nrir .  #  . souri 2.  In asking dismissal of the charge    without water, tore a^a\ 3.700 ieet    Kansas viewed    with alarm the  against Huston, 36, Assistant District    j     0 f the Santa Fe track near there,    full wash of the    overburdened Re-  Attomey Hood said the govern-    destroyed crops In th** Denton. Cal-    publican river as    it rolled southward  ment's investigation had disclosed     1     i abab  county vicinity, and added to    frfom Nebraska.  af last week of highway j Hampered by the breakdown of ^    _    .....    grades and drainage structures    communication facilities. relief  Mrs N    T Dalton,    J    L.    Little,     A  pj^^urst which amounted to    workers could make only rough es-  Star Halie, Mrs star^ Haile. Jim     J2    caused P i ff hty feet of the    timates of the complete flood dam-  Talpa dam to go out and the on-    age. Duplications of death reports  rushing waters took with them three    made tabulating    difficult,  sections of the Santa Fe main line    J. M Power of    St. Louis. directing  track. Highway No. 23, adjacent to    Red Cross work,    said. “It will be at  the railwav line, was washed out at    least n week before the full num-  The lake was    ber of dead and injured is known.  1,000 families Homeless.  Move For Change In Constitution Grows  mem    ~  the ron stable was not guilty * suier iJ* ituanu 'are  1  Etter, Vernon Herman. Mrs Bill Herman. Mrs. Rebecca Cart Leonard Terry. Mrs Leonard Terry. M L. Lvnn. George Carpenter. Gm Foster Virgil Dudgeon. Buddy Johnson, Henry Fulcher. N O. Roper. John Purdy, E E. (Jack) Page, Roy Campbell, Felix. Jerry and Oeorge Silham  several points emptied of its supply of water stored for domestic use in Talpa. Ballinger received 3.3 inches of  Cook To Head Young Democrats to Amarillo State Parley  Young democratic clubs of Texas. ,4 . ,    .    I    holding    their annual convention in  Power said an incomplete but o.- Amarillo this week-end. will be inficiai survey by Red Cross chapters  vited  ^  Ab)lcnr n * xt  year. L. P  Barker received a life sentence.  When the judge r«-ad the Bremer ease indictment, which charged Davis with writing the ransom notes while the banker was a prisoner,'  Davis -aid quietly;  “Guilty ’’  Davis’ capture by federal agents in Chicago, where he walked into a carefully laid trap and found himself surrounded by seven special agents, leaves only one important member of the Barker-Karpis ganR at large—Alviti “Bo" Karpis. co-proprtetor of the band and unoffi- while the capital awaited President cial "public enemy No. I.’’    Roosevelt’s next move on NRA. and  On motion of George F. Sullivan.  sa *r indications that he would seek  Capital Awaits President’s, Next .Action In NRA Emergency  WASHINGTON, Jura 3.—</Pt-  PREPARE FOR STRATO TRIP  rain, accompanied by what old- showed at least 1,000 families home-  Cook ann0 unced Monday  tlinens said was the largest hailstones they had ever seen fall there  less.  Balloon To Take Off Any Day After Wednesday  Cook is president of the Taylor Reports    of    heavy livestock casu-    ^unty club,    and is calling his or-  The ram was    heaviVr"north'and    allies were uniform throughout    the     ganira uon into session at 7:15 to-  ... a.iiinupr    Haichel    got    four     v8jl «y-    night, In the    city hall, to lay plans  ? »    5^    ?    gga    inr hr Benoit Receding waters of the mad Re- for capturing the 1936 session. The  lathM. Wtott »3» inch«.. B«nOlt.  publie>11 rt ,„  d l Kl0Md     ugly    ‘„mmrrr,    u    givnw  h few miles east    ten .    landscape    of    ravines, slime and    de-    tive support,    and all clubs will be  United States district attorney, sentencing of Davis was deferred, with • twit a definite date being set for it. It was Indicated that sentence  See DAVIS, Page 9, t il. 8  • to  Agents Silent on Davis Part In Tacoma Case  to make the question of federal power over major economic and so-: cial questions a leading issue in i 1936, the fight over the Idea of changing the constitution sharpen-  :  ed today.  Senator Borah <R-Ida> was on record with a declaration that the  1  constitution now gives the government enough power to tope with  Water Sports. Speeches, Fireworks and Music On the Program  Formal opening of the American Legion recreation park on Highway  1 east of Abilene will be held to-  emergency. In effect, lie dared the night at 7 30 o'clock with a varied Roosevelt administration to «ck an program Including a band concert,   ___amendment. Defending the    eu- water sports, speeches bv prom    n-  brls.    Reconstruction effort* In- asked to swing in line. Cook will    Department of Justice agents    dis-    preme court's NRA decision a*    the,™ 1  Abilemans and a nispia.    or  ther eastward Trie    grea iest volume     c j Uded     disease prevention, power 1 , lead a strong delegation to Amarll-    tributlng circulars describing    the    only one it could have reached    un- f‘ r <* wor * tB   and the deluge became heavier fur-  i ,»p, ritih lass, h» A»MM-i>i«-a Piw»»»  TACOMA, Wash . June 3.—'A’»-  Nab Fugitive  Walter Holland i below i, also known as “Irbli” O’Malley, mas identified by federal authoiitirs alter his arrest in Kansas City as a ringleader in the kidnaping of August Luer, 77, at Alton, III., in 1933, and the rubbers of a bank at Okrmah. Okla., in December. 1934. (Associated Press Photo I.  RAPID CITY, 8 D. June I.—(/Pi , —An unparalleled collection of a ton of scientific equipment for man s latest and most ambitious stratosphere expedition was assem- ! bled today at the flight camp in the sheltered Black Hills Valley.  The 3.700,000 cubic foot balloon, largest ever constructed, has been unloaded and preparations for the ascent were virtually complete  Capt Albert W Stevens, com- j mander and scientific observer, and Capt. Orvl! A Anderson, pilot, said they expected the flight would las) 12 hours or more with the balloon reaching a  w celling'' of 14 miles or wore  Officials of the National Geographic Society and army air corps. co-sDonsors of the flight, set Wednesday at the deadline for finishing final details After that, they said, the takeofi would be made on the first available day  See FLOODb, Page 9, t oL 7  of water poured over the section  and  communications restoration ana He* WEATHER. Page 9, tot. 8  Mrs. Roosevelt and Sons May Be at Dems Session  AMARILLO, June 3.—(/P)—A big part of the president’s family - Mrs.  Roosevelt and her sons, Elliot and James—may attend the annual con-i vention of the Texas Young Democrats here Friday and Saturday.  John L McCarty of Dalhart. president of the Texas cittì», said conformation had not been received that James Roosevelt, who lives in Boston, and Elliott, whose home is in Fort Worth, Texas, would at  Palmer Given Life In Prison  EDINBURG, June 3,—</P — Richard A. Palmer, ex-convict, today faced a 99-year prison sentence for the slaying of Percy A Calkins of Houston  He was convicted by a district court jury here Saturday. James McAlister, also an ex-convict, recently was given the death sentence for the slaying. Calkins was slain  lo    20,000 bank note*, which bought her    the    constitution,    he said  Tai lor county club was organised f reP dom for nine-year-old George j    Those    who    feel    that    the states  m 1933 bv James P Stinson, rcmnty    Weyerhaeuser declined to comment    should be shorn of tlnir power in  democratic executive chairman    j^ohay whether the Chicago arrest    whole or in part owe it    to    the peo-  Judge M S. Lour was first prew-  0 j gangster Volney Davis was pi»> to submit their propasáis to th* dent Other present of fleers are W ¡    with the Tacoma kidnaping    people in the way of    a    definite  A Steohenson. Mrs E. L, Whitaker    D*vig, an A1 Karpis gangster who    amendment.”  and Allen P Eason, vice-presidents;     fm chlcago to 8t Pau i  and Millard Shaw, secretary Pres-  today wh<>re hf p , eadrd  ^ to the I  $200' Edward G Bremer kidnaping. has been mentioned frequently) in connection with the Weyerhaeuser snatch. He was identified ten- j tatively last week as having been  »nd. Officers «iter « confwenM «>  tl “  hl * h *^ "“t  h 'T,? , SÏ„“ id Mrs Roosevelt also j    he    picked    up    two    hitchhiking  yesterday might attend  men.  Oklahoma Checks  Motor Traffic at 25 Border Cfties  OKLAHOMA CITY. June 3—«/T —Eighty six officers mobilized in Oklahoma City today and then departed for bordei cities to open 25 primary ports of entry tomorrow morning  Their task will be to check commercial carriers entering and ieav  CATO, FREED IN MURDER CASE, FACES TRIAL ON DOPE CHARGE  ent paid membership Is about fifty but that wlU be largely Increased this week In a drive, Cook said For thirty-five cents 'state and national due* > any one can join the young democrats.  Among speaker* scheduled for the Amarillo convention are Janice and  1  Elliott Roosevelt, sons of the nresi- i dent: Governor James V Allred: 1 Emc-< Thompson chairman of the railroad commission: William Me- j Craw, attorney general; Carl Nesbitt, adjutant general; Gerald Mann, secretary of state:    George  Shepnard. comptroller; and Charley j Lockhart state treasurer John I< McCarty, publisher of Dalhart, is ' state president  Grand Jury Takes Up Preacher Case  tie« KIDNAPING, Page 9, Col. 8  Picnic grounds and the entertainment for the evening will be free but the regular prices will prevail for swimming In the artificial pool, one of the MneM in this area Bateman In Charge Jimmie Bateman, local legion-„    » „ .    ..    ,    nalre.    will    act    as master of eere-  Senator Norris (R-Neb ), on the  mon j es  f 0r  the p,ogram which opens  —    i    with    a    concert    by    the Abilene high  See NRA. Page 10, Col. 1    _   ----gee    PARK,    Pag* 9. Col. 7  Goemboes Accepts    r    .  Challenge to Duel Mate Thinks —    More    of    Her Than  BUDAPEST, Hungary. June I,— -_ I    «UPi—Premier Julian Goemboes  State Departments accepted today h challenge to a duel ...     10     him    by Tibot Eckhardt.  Observe Holiday ii«nd< r of the farm party.   _He    appointed    two seconds after  AUSTIN. June 3—'«Ty—Virtually conferring with Admiral Nicholas all the state departments  Polo Says Barbara  ORANGE icx . June 3 — <4*) — ----- —..—  Grand jury investigation was wt  Government Attorneys Indicate Case Against Sneritt and f 0r  todav m th* am or the Rev.  Edg», Eskridge, charged with shoot -  closed today in commemoration of Jefferson Davis’ birthday. Oovernot Allred was reported out of the city  THREE DIE AS CARS COLLIDE  CHERBOURG. France. June 3 — <UP>—The former Barbara Huttor. five and ten cent store heiress, has, a husband now who thinks more of were Horthy, the regent, who apparent!?  h#sr thajl h( ,  0 f pjoo. she said  approved the procedure, although  loday (>n hf) arr wal with her  Goemboes. as premier, is sworn to enforce the law against dueling.  FEAR TYPHOID AT D’HANIS  Five Others to Be Called This Week  Two Others Slightly Hurt In Two Hundred Homeless, Five  Royce City Accident  LUBBOCK Jura 3 —•A*—Government attorneys Indicated that ; tng’ thé ;«»'« lÆwhlih«« to i »«III W. C.to o! Own county,  acquitted with three others on charge of slaying a narcotic agent,  see that Oklahoma receives its share of highway taxes  The port sfttctrs will halt every .    .    .    .  inbound and outbound truck and  Uk « l y  wouid  8°  to trlal UlU e k 011  commercial carrier at the Oklahoma a conspiracy to violate antl-nar-bordet    i    cotie laws count  Eugene Surface Much Improved Sister Reports  hours aft**; Go\ O   —    granted ext  Miss Virginia Surface who has t<*r appeal* been *or a week at tha bedside of against ren  Jury Tonslderlnq L. F. Trimble Case  LLANO, Tex June 3 - ./p.-A district court jury today studied the vase of L E. Trimble, charged with slaying Menard Count. Commissioner w R Tomlinson The c»s>e went to the jur\ Salt r- j da* night Trimble secured of slaying Tomlinson in • row over a pasture lease pleaded self-defense The case was transferred here i from Menard.  Cato, Tom Morgan, deputised her brother, Rev. Eugene H Sur-farmer; Dr L W, Kitchen, Poet fact at Lamesa. returned to her veterinarian, and Dr. V. A. Han-  home 8unday nJfht with en ,  man. Pat physician, were freed by    K,„»K»rii  a federal court jury Saturday  of  couragmg report of her brothers  charges of slaying Agent Spencer condition.  Stafford at Post Feb 7.    Although    still    very    weak    and un*  Indicted w ith Cato in the con- .  able  ^    company,    he    is much 1 */P.  spiracy case were Dr Hartman. L»r.    ,    ,  Kitchen, I-ena Roberts Dr Hart- »«proved and appa.ently out of man s nurse and Ed I’raxier    danger Mis* Surface said She is " )k} ^ r   Dr Kitchen and Di Hariiaan to return to La mesa Tuesday to join yestrrda  pleaded guilty ui * recent  tr ^ 1 141  j her parents, EH and Mrs E B Surcharges of violating anti-narcotic .  U.. Pronounwincnt ol »nwoc«    ' ho    mU    w “ t '  ing police Ciller Ed J. O'Reilly to deal») last Wednesday  The minister, who was O’Reilly’s    --  pastor at the First Baptist church ROY8E CITY, Rockwall County here remained in Jail at De Ridder June t/Pi—Tliree men were killed La,, where he was captured a few in an automobile collision on tire e hooting,    highway    near hare Bite last night.  Allen of Louisiana The dead were. Roy Farrar    35»  htion, but the minis-' electrician: Bill Lindsay. 30, gar-to Louisiana courts ageman; Joe Adams, 24, garageman. al.    All    three lived at Roys* City   1  ♦ * ~~——    The    three men killed and    a  Rllnri Texas Vet    fourth, Waylon Houser, 23, who    es*  Blinil I LAW    ™d with minor cute and bruises,  Found Hanging at I were riding in a amau edan when  Dead After Cloudburst  D’HANIS June 3  Relief  *(■; kcie sotig (it m«i«' aid t«wiay for  ■    ’tonight,    TutKllv    p«rt  th).-. fkxxi and wind-tom village as da tors ex pres ed fear of an outbreak of typhoid or other diseases among the stricken families With five persons killed and more than 200 of the town’s population of approximately 500 made homeless by a IQ-lnch cloudburst and a twisting wind last Friday, the Red  bridegroom. Count Court von Haug-wltz-Revemlow of Denmark.  The count and countess arrived on the Bremen, on their way to Paris.  ’WeS&sj;  AtHlanc sua vteUrttjr fa-tly cloudy t* tioudy » .night : TauSay, partly c-loudy  w-«t rtxa» w,.. nr moth Martdtan — Partly <1 »d> t-.oiihi Tuaaiay. |*iMraily  rur  Kaa; Tc*»* fca*t of looih iw4i«f —  »howcr» on coaat  elauSy.  Rainfall for : i houn aadtns Yaw Monday, i6 inch  Total aux« fip»t of yaar. w t i m Monday, 13 13 tacha»  Tota) for MW- period    ..car.    I    *t  llithaa  Norma' amount *mt-c ftrat of in« y»mr, iu 3S Sacha*  Tempera* .r#a  Sua. Jt«a.  „     it  rolllden nr«u*«. with a meat Cross and other relief workers  Leavenworth Home ^i^^k F^rHrdriving, rushed emergency aid to the vu. -    -    *nie    driver of the truck, whose  LEAVENWORTH. Ka*., June 3—  name  h H < not learned was cut and  The bough 4:  found its  Mrs  used for with s Te war H*  Of Charles 8 Yar- i  bruU< . d b „t  n it seriously Injured Whitney, Tex , was     R  , b  vehicles were badly dam-  from a tree m the "  picnic grounds here     acc ident    occurred on ^  n,A Sl.«l h.o    b.t.-.n    r»l, *nd r„..  p, Varboufli    ,|„    mil« mtfhoai of  f Rirnent in the uorld ^ ail      4 .    is,     m Ue&  blind, am! had been i  was deferred.  Eugens Surface for probably a *wek,oe*ponaent ¿eoenüy, associates said, oortheíw’ Dadas  Tru«A: from tlie Eighth Corps> Area headquarters at Fort Sam Hour ton to«>k ifxxi and medical supplies, and arrangements were made to li’ il water into the town from Hondo  The bodies of four Mexican ehU-**« D MAJSIR, Page 9, Cel •  Dry thsrw >m#t*e  •A -I    »    *«*  Xftativ« n nftiauy . *3*  4t%   

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