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   Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 7, 1935, Abilene, Texas                                 Z\)t Abilene ®ailp 3^porter  “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’’—Byron  iVOL LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press (W) United Press (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS. FRIDAY. JUNE 7, 1935—FOURTEEN PAGES  (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 197  NR A Bill Wins In First House Test  Baldwin Is Appointed British Prime Minister  Garner’s Eyebrows Take Her Breath  Atadia Newsan, pretty Washinfton artist whose ht^by, It ¡»«em». Is a weil*dre!«sed cat, recently completed a portrait of Vice President Gamer. She declared Garner’s eyebrows were “breathtakin*.” She is shown with her cat, Dina, who has a full wardrobe for their trip to Europe. (Associated Press Photo).  'Kr  S North China  Crisis Nears  Jerltza Divorces  Cat Track Stars To Enter North Texas  Brown Twins and Chrisman Are Already Working on School Campus  Committee Also Retain 4.2 Cents Process Tax  Pour sophomore track stars at Abilene Christian college are expected to chuck their purple and white Jersies for the green silks of the    ^  Would    Teachers    was    "without  New Official Quickly Begins Choosing His Cabinet; Change Marked By Simplicity  LONDON, June 7. (AP)— Stanley Baldwin, twice prime minister of Great Britain, accepted that post agfain today from King- George after Ramsay MacDonald, who has served as the head of government for the last six years, resigned.  Confer With King  MacDonald, then Baldwin, by royal summons, conferred with the king in turn at Buckingham palace.  The retiring prime minister, who Is leaving his high post because of failing health, handed over his portfolio to the king in his majesty’s , private apartment. Their audience lasted almost an hour.  MacDpnald recommended to the i king that Baldwin succeed him and | Baldwin, as lord president of the | council and leader of the majority ! party, WTas summcmed as soon as ' MacDonald had left the royal presence.  A group of only 10 women which ' watched MacDonald go forth from No. 10 Downing street to make his • resignation, swelled to a large crowd by the time Baldwin had started out and when MacDonald returned, they were waiting for him.  Baldwin’s intarview with the king lasted only ten minutes, and then he returned to Downing street, where the cabinet ministers were assembling, to set his new cabinet in motion The arrangements were carried through in such rapid wder that  Maria Jeritsa. opera singer, confinned reports she Is divorcing Baron Leopold Poepper de Podhragy in a suit filed in Vienna. Denying engagement rumors involving three different men, the diva declared she is interested “only in mv career.” (Associated Preiis Photo).  Japanese Troops On the Move; Chinese Get Ultimatum  Glowing Tributes To Roosevelt By Young Texas Derns  President’s Son Elliott. To Address Gathering In Amarillo Today  TIENTSIN. China. June 7,—(Ab—  Chinese (rfficials announced tonight that Gen. Yu-Hsuen-Chung’s 51st army, which comprised the former governor’s garrison force here, has evacuated and that Peiping is the new seat of the government of Hopeh Province  The army itself has departed for Paotingfu, 90 miles to the south, said the officials.  As tlie 51st army went out. Jalónese military movements In the streets of Tientsin continued. Detachments of several hundred Japa-i nese soldiers, with full equipment, on« hour. I frequently marched through the crowded Chinese areas.  AMARILLO. June 7—(^—Glowing tributes to President Franklin D Roasevelt and the New Deal w'ere a II paid by leading young democrats ' here this morning at the opening  Voluntary Codes Must    convention, re-  futlng rumors that the organization  Debate Is Limited;  Conform To Old Anti- intended to go on record as favor-  Trust Laws  WASHINGTON, June T.-' .  ,AP)—Overwhelming approval    ,,,,,, L»r»n.  Df the reiolution exteniiing a Chickasha. Okla.. and J R..Wrlnkle, ‘«top-gap” NRA organiration of ciovls. N. m . all pledged contln-  va« clearly forecait today' “'J  .    ^    . j non / John L. McCarty, president of the  vnen the house voted JoO to xexas organization and presiding 100 to take up the measure im-, officer, will speak this afternoon, mediately and limit debate to »haring honors with Elliott Roose-  j «( opyrltht. 193«. B* AninKtmtrd I*»-»»*  I TOKKYO, June 7 —A crisis in the j tense North China situation appear-! ed impending today as Japanese • troops were on the move and the army received government author- i a “special rule” making it in order izatlon to apply pressure to the re- ! to proceed immediately to debate i glon south of the Great Wall.  Army transports were sailing from  Anti-Trust Laws    !  'This came after President Roose- i velt, at a press conference, had em-pha.slzed that all voluntary codes of fair practice must conform to the anti-trust laws,  Tlie vote was on what was called  the NRA extension  . LONDON. June 7.—(AP) — The Reuters correspondent at Peiping cabled today that Chinese reports said the Japanese were demanding the withdrawrai from the Peiping ar«i of two Chinese government army divisions commanded by General Kwan Ling-Tseng and Huang-Chlem.  Japanese ports. It was officially denied, however, that these activities were directly connected with the  and consider resolution.  Party lines were claerly drawn— w'iht most republicans voting "no” —after Representative O’Connor of New York, a democratic leader, rallied hb huge party majority with these remarks:  •The NRA is not lead: fc^-lll not lei die It 1    ’    *  velt, of Fort Worth, son of President Roosevelt.  Resolutions, to be presented by committeemen some time today, offer solid backing of the present national administration.  Fights loom this afternoon over permanent chairmen, resolutions Dight. for their and credentials, and propped di- career of crime, vision of state into seven instead of the present four districts conventions,  J. Thad Scott. Jr.. Houston, national committeeman, thb morning suggested biennial state and district conventions ti'stead of annually, that w«nen be admitted to executive committee and that It Iw empowered to choose convention city, that alternates for uationai cmnmittee-men and 1«"^! <n he clwaen by tl*f  Trio Convicted of Four Wanton Killings In a Series of Crimes In New England  BOSTON, June 7.—//p>_New England’s most ruthless gang of killers, the Mlllen-Faber machine gun trio, paid for four wanton killings early today in the electric chair at state prison.  Murtón Millen, 25, his brother, Irving. 21, and their college graduate pal. Abraham Paber, died within a space of 30 minutes, after mld-brlef, bt bloody They were sentenced for the snachlne gun slaying of Patrolman Forbes McLeod during a $14,500 robbery and holdup of the Needham Trust company on Feb. 2. 1934.  Wife May Go Fre#  While they died. Mutton’s 10-year-old bride, Norma, was sleeping in her cell In Dedham jatl. where she has been confined since last September as an accessory. Now a widow, the m-etty daughto» of a  at Denton in a wholesale transfer i that surely should end the eight-i^ear reign of the Wildcats In the state's minor conferences.  Three of the boys. Deimer and  _    ___ Elmer Brown and Alvin ChrLstian,  WASHINGTON, June 7. (UP)—    contacted    by    a    Rejyorter-News    t  A reduction in government cotton correspondent this morning on the i loans to 10 cents a pound from 12 college campus where they were  cent, and a continuation ot the 4.3    IJfy »■'rived In Denton  ^    ,    ,    Monday and plan to register for  cents per pound processing tax was summer session.  recommended today to Secretary of Fourth member of the crack relay Commerce Daniel C. Roper by the combination, Donald Melton, had committee for economic recovery, nm. arrived today but his mates re- | The committee, comprising pri- ported that he planned to Join them ' vatc business leaders, submitted to    Too Expen-slve  Roper a lengthy document entitled    The    trio stated that A C. C.    was  "long live king cotton” in which were i “too expensive ” and expressed dls-contalned 19 specific recommenda- satisfaction with the way their tioas for aid to the cotton growing money, government student loan and textile industries.    check.'., wa; handled “Our cliecki  Among the recommendations were: were merely endorsed and then  1. Di?,posal of government cotton turned back to the college, ' they now on hand to be manufactured by said.  private agencies for relief purposes.    The    four members of Coach J.    Ed-  2. Stabilization of currencies of    die Weem; cliainpioiiship track    and  See BRITAIN. Page 13, Col. 8  i[n ■  m  IDE  try to make it one.”  A constitutional amendment to give congress the power “to make all laws which, in its Judgment, shall be necessary to provide for Japanese military authorities’ ob- i the general welfare of the people  Jectives In Chinese territory.  A full report on the Slno-Japa-nese situation was submitted to Emperor Hlrohlto by Field Marshal Prince Kotohito Kanin, chief of the army general staff  L’ltlmatum A foreign office spokesman denied that the demands the Japanese  ll'rd'heli‘ihy"i^O conventlim' igd that'^^nt 'sta^ former mimHer. may    Ub-  Issue. and the Lord help ihbse who    of    25 and 10 cents rt1edlat#Iv she wa. ordered con-  respectlvgly be cut in half so that membership be strengthened.  Governor Tlngley declared Roosevelt now has the 1936 nomination but that the young democrats will be needed to elect him Among other speakers were Joseph Galle-gas. Albuquerque. N M.. national  was proposed Kellar (D-Ill “The object of  by Representative  the re.solutlon is  to pjut the constitution back Into committeeman, who follow*^ teiior W    v y: V    Of other addresse.s in urging full  support for administration.  mediately She wa;- ordered confined. by Judge Nelson P antm«, until .such time as her husband's career “no longer was a matter of public interest ■’  A few hours before he died. Murtón made a will, leaving his all to the girl who left her country home and her country friends to marry him, whose chief claim to fame at  ail leading export nations.  3. A study of the advisability oi a tax on fibers competing with cot-'on  4 A study oi variance in employment because of the ieduction of the cotton crop.  o. The government should announce a policy on loans and pre-ce;*ing taxes for the commg crop .eafcon.  Second Shooting Victim Is Dead  field aggrew.'tioii made up then  ago. they revealed, but were advised by the Denton officials to stav at A. C. C  College oificer.s at the North Texas school announced that the four athlete;, came on their own initiative and will be accepted wlien they present their entrance credits and pay their registration fees.  Concerning their work at A. C C President Jamet P. Cox said, “The  See A111LLTLS. Page 13. Col. 8  NINE-INCH RAIN Progress Noted In Many  AT VINITA, OK. Directions In Spite of   -NRA Downfall  Estimates of Damage Up    ^  T eonn Ann    YORK. June 7 —{/¡P—The  T0 $200,000    major    trends    in    state    and    business      —.    ;    were    toward    improvement    during  the last week, said Dun & Brad-itreet today in their weekly summary of bus iness conditions.  Progre.’^ wa; evident in many directions in .pile of adjustments necessitated by the previous week’s developments which terminated the NRA. and "retail sales rose to the ¡ highest level in many weeks at a number of center.*- ”  In wholesale markets, the Review reported, volume wa.s bolstered al-mofct entirely by reorders and future commitment:, were held in abeyame awaiting the e.stablishment of a more delmite price trend “With the temperature.s more .seasonable than at any time In the past month.” the Review conllnuecl, "consumer buying broadened rapidly in most parti, of the country. Summer wearing apparel for both men and women, .-.ports clothes, beach togs, toiletries, notions and station-  S«c CHINA, Page 13. Col. 7  HOT TRAIL IN KIDNAP HUNT  the form in which it was originally drafted, and in the form in which It will meet the needs of the people at the present time,” he explained.  “The preamble of the constitution states that this union was formed •to esabllsh justice, insure domestk; tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare. and secure liberty oureslves and our property.’  “But the courta have held that the preamble has no force nr effect as to the ability of congress to pass laws. The time ha* come when we  Hee EXECl TIONS. Page 14. Col. 1  Cooler Tonight  Forecast Here  Another Severe Formosan Quake  A chill and moist wind greeted Abilenlans this morning, and  TOKYO, June 7—(UP)—A severe eartliquake occurred today in For-  the blessings of; weather predictions were for scat- • niosa. recently devastated by a  VINITA, Okla.. June 7.—<UP) — Vinita emerged from semi-flood conditions today after rain of nine inche.s in nine hours. Highway 66, a main transcontinental route, wa* htin under water we.st of the city, with Big Creek ri.slng.  The Vinita Daily Journal estimated that damage would reach $200,000.  Thirty block, in the residential section were flooded late yesterday, but the water all flowed back inio^  Two Chief Suspects Are Re- must do our duty by the people ported Seen in Montana  mindt ’ to tranf.ier f.everal months Bull Creek during the night and ail  the danger wa* believed past  Three inche- of yesterday after-iioon’.s rain fell in 30 minutes. Bull Creek roared out of its bank.* in the western section of the city. Five hundred families were forced out of tlieir home*. Tiie creek rose so suddenly that numbers of person* were marooned and had to b«* brought out In boat.  Several thousand acre; of farm I land was under water in the Big I Cabin watershed.  <(»Ptri|h(. lass, Bf SkMM-latrS l‘rr**> TACOMA, Wash.. June 7 -Search for the kidnapers of George Weyerhaeuser spread today to San Fran- ' cisco and Montana as a high department of Justice official assumed direct command of the hunt.  Harold J Nathan, assistant to John Fxiysr Hoover, director of the i bureau of mveatlgatloii. flew here from Wa .hingion to lead the quest for the abductors and the $200,000 ransom the' obtained Soon after his arrival. Caotain of Detectives John J Keegan of Portland annouiued that Jack Bailey, former Psclft' Northwest rum baron, and Herbert IjCster Joiinstone. another man »anted for que.stlonfng in the kidnaping, had been report-, ed seen Mor.dav at Perma. Mont Early toda Police Inspector Fred Butz at Hst Francisco said J R ery contributed heavily to the week's j McKee, a former neighbor of Harold McAtee ai«o wanted for questioning in B St Ixiuis killing, re-  WICHITA PALLS. June 7 —A’>~ Pvt Arthur Lee Fiazler of the Ninth Infantry at Fort Sam Houston died in a local hospital this morning from bullet wounds inflicted by John Cross, estranged husband of the woman Frazier was courting Cros.s died yrf.terday from a bullet he fired into hi* own head after shooting Frazier three time;..  The two men met at the gate of the Wichita Falls state hospital where both had gone to meet Mrs. Cross when she got off work Wednesday evening. Cror; started : hhocting when he arrived and found Frazier there.  Rev. Attlcus Webb I.eaves Dry Office  ^ DALLAS June 7.— 7' Tlie Rev. ^^»ticu«* Webb, in a statement “to the dr\r. of Tp.'.a." ” today announced he had “re.signed a.' superlntenU-riil of th antl-salooii le.igue of To-, and Il'*v Jeff D v pa. t.oi rf the Banii t . luiidi at Ccnte«', Texi.,, h- I n elected my sue-cvaaor and has accepted."    ^  volume  "Retail volume lor the country as ! a whole succeeded in reaching an e.stimateri total 8 to 15 per <ent above that of a year ago "With the long overdue advent of favorable weather in the southwest, retail sales wete larger b. ! 15 to 20 per cent than a week  ___!    earlier, and 20 to 25 per cent ahead i  Senator Thomas. Bloc Leader. Threatens to Attach Cashi the northwest the gain* of recent  w.*fki were extended, sales averag- ,  NEW BONUS FIGHT FORECAST IF FD PUSHES TAX HIKE PLAN  Hee KIDMI’ISG. Page IS. I »I. 8  Payment Rider Onto Any Taxation Bill  WASHINGI’ON. June Bonug leaders today forecast a new drive for Immec.late payment of the adjusted compensation certificates If the Roosevelt administration seek* new and high inheritance and gift taxes, gkmator Thomas <D-Oklai, who only Tuesday said tlie bonus Issue was "dead” for this sciwsion. changed that attitude quickly when he learned of the apparently well-founded reports that the president is considering the tax proposal “We don’t need new taxes to pay the bonu.i,”. he ‘■aid. “but if new one* are proposed we will ceriauiiy tf to attach s bonus bill as a rider ■  Representative Fatman. iD-Tcx), *  whose “new mono bonus pleasure was vetoed by the president, said he would be “glad to cooperate in such a move ”  They and other bonus advocates recalled that when Secretary Mor-genthau appeared before the senate financing committee on the question, he’ declared bonus legislation would require new taxes Batman said that an.v further  Kee I RADK, Page 13. Í ol. •  Budapest Party  Rivals In Duel  ASIIene an.-»howera .<’'1 rlotidj  W'a.i T< .4  Parily • i .<1 »'.uih.ant p '' I., clbuS)  Kaa(  ('kiuSy, »- it! north and ■; nrday pano  -fz-  ; tV’  ■Ú  BUDAPEST. June 7 —'UP»~Ti-bor Von    Eckhard. peasant party  leader, and Ladulas Bzaiay, a deputy of the government party, fought a  bonui movM at Ihl. JSon‘7ould    i^    '‘■H' cav.Iry aore.  be up to Its senate .supporter    suice    |loeived about ten cuLs on  the question Is no longer “germane ' i    «»»a    It wa* not an-  In the house.    nouiued whether they were rex on-  Rep, Vinson 'D-Ky v It. spon-j Gled •ored the Americsn Ijegion    bonu.%'    bzsIrn    < hallenged Et kuarti be- - --  bill, rt ecled for the Batman    mens-    caase he    igntued h» iuternipf''ni> i  — -    s speech m paiUament lai^i j i.’"-.  bee BON L i, Psge II. Lot 4 i night.    *    1    SaVauv.    ”    wli.u  rioudy, arattarai t'iniahi, Batu.-O«:.  t lOtith manoian ■ ara and trotilar In Kht, Saiuraay, part  • ! KKith CQartiUaii “ -•■•ra snd rb.,iar m .‘■rUona tunig*iti Sst-< loud y MO t»o«at  Tamparaturaa pm. am Thura.  1      S.*  MOVIE GROUP HERE AT 6:45  Warner Brother Executives Guests at Barbecue  A true Writ Texas i«..tlvity— chuck-wagon barbecue and music by modern cowboyf —will be tendered several r^ore executives and staff members of Warner Brothers motion picture producers who are taking ccMupany official;, to Loe An-gele:. for their annual convention  Tl.r M-ene will be the barbetrue pit behind Mary Frances hall on the Harrim - Simmons unlver»uv campus, and host« will be the university Cowboy Band and Gib San-defer, bu*lne}«\ manager , Harry M Warner, president, and Albert Warner. vire-pre.sident. will Ijead tlie party which will arrive at 6 45 oclork aboard a 14-ear special , over the Texas Ac Pacific TlF ' party includes executives of Warner . Brothers Fu tures Inc.. and s«ib.‘>lri-: isrs companies. First National Fdc-tures, Iiu Cchsmopolltan and Vlta-phone Corporation. Both American and foreign repre.'^entatlve* are to be In the delegation.  Re I and recreation from their transtonUiientaJ tram trip, wa. what oifknaU in charge of the War-  tered ;,howers and cooler tonight.  Rainfall this month already has amounted to 1.77 Inches, a good start on the June normal of 2.99 inchc; A trace of precipitation was recorded this morrmg The fall ao far this year is 15 50  TD FORT WtiRTII MELT  Mr and Mrs. J. A Bristow went today to Fort Worth where Saturday they will attend an all-day meeting and picnic held by the American National Life Insurance .oinpany.  quake  The tremor wa* felt in Central Formosa at 10:50 a m The village of Saroiiusiiow in Taikod county, province of Daichu, was the hardest hit. The grammar school and market building were wrecked Known casualties up to 8 p m. were five injuted. Fifteen houses were demoll.shed, 44 partly; demolished and 400 damaged The region t* remote from telegraph communication and the extent of the affected area was not known  NAME SLOGANS POURING IN S2.50 AWARD F()R THE WINNER  The Rcportei-NeW'b and Abilene gesUoas made are Home of ^.ng.jiber of commene arc receiving Friendly People. Best In the Wtel. nian.v suggestion for a new and ' Pride of West Texa'. Heavens Gate, f>eni*anent naiiu i louar for Abi- Heart of the Wi t. Oa.-.!.* Of West lene, to replace it pre.s# i»i designa- i Texas, Cent-?r of the World. West, Lion of "Capital ’>! We.st Texas” Texas’ Queen City. West Texas In-To tlie author of this winning i du.strial City, llie Heart of Pros-name-slogan. as selected by the C ' perlty. Where Culture Meets Pros-of r execiitlvf board, will go an pertly. City Where Pride Prevails, award of $2.50. the .vlectlon to be Suashine City. Convention City, etc. inadf Monday    Name-slogaiu,    may    be    mailed    to  Any one am where is eliglbi# to or left at either the Repcrter-News cniiipete. To date, suggehlion* have office >r Chamber of Commerre Foi been received from these 13 towns convenience of Reporter-News re*d-Rway from Abilene Albany. Anson, crs, a coupon is attac.Ted Name As{)erinonl, Baird, Bailluííer. Clyde, slogans should not have more tiian Cross Plains, Ha.skell, Merkel, Mid- four word*: fewer If desired. The land. Rotan, Snydei and Winters C. of C e.xecutlve board caimot A former slogan of Abilene •. consider suggestions arriving later Atnen* of West Texás th again in than Miuidav * fir.st mail, as the high favor, and many suggestions (»election must be made without dear • built around the city's eauca- lay  Ilona 1 facuities, A few other sug-‘ Use thu coupon ¡I desired;  ÌR  1  ; 0 ....  1"  \ !  Midriigh* . .  ‘‘i-.vin    , ,  ■sunrtM  m 7« IT)  t',o  M*    «•*  Sl*V    S3%  rn.  74 T.'s 72 S«  se  es «2 so so so ss  74  1 !  '    •*    >i/  7 4.i It 3Vi.>-7*4 Siso»  St  ss  ST  as  S.1  7*  7S  7S  7»  Hee VIhllUKS, Page 13, t«l I  Third Lainson  Trial Sept. 23  SAN JOSE CaJ.. June 7 *LP» David Lam <oi ^ third trial <*n rharg-eg of murdermg his wife today wa* i<?l for H< ptember 23.  The Ua'<- wa.-» requested b* chief  dcffiiM* .....  ‘1    Edwin V McKenzi-  ProMfcuir ! Ailan P Linn a 'aid the date a., agreeable to the Hants Clara county district atoirney s office.  NAME SLOGAN FOE ABILENE  Managing Editor Reporter-Newf  In my opinion an appropriate name-slogan for Abiiene  would be        (Not  More Than Four Words).   ......  Name  Address  Ciu) (hi* coupon and piali to the Reporter-Ne»« or leave at the buxine,*« office   

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