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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 12, 1935, Abilene, Texas ®i)e Abilene ©ail!» il^eporter BSHL—J    “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXftCTLY AS IT GOES”-Byron i^OL. LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press (W) United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 12. 1935 TWELVE PAGtS (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 199 Kidnaper Cauoht; Suspect Hunted Confei,s«d kidnaper of Georfe Weyerhaeuser. Jr., in Tacoim. a^.. Harmon M. Waley, 24, left, faces the death penalty if convicted under Washington’s stringent law. Waley was captured in Salt l^c City after his wife, arrested while passing ransom bills, implicated him. William MaJian. 35. right, was being sought today in the Butte. Montana. mining country. He escaped Sunday from a stolen car leaving $15,000 In ransom bills. Both Waley and Mahan are ex-convicts. COMBBÜTTEMINECOUNTRY FOR MAHAN’S RANSOM SHARE Bitter House Fight Faces Utilities Bill Passed By Senate s m I ïEims Convict Fifteen Others . On Liquor Charges in ^ Federal Court WASHINGTON, June Another bitter-end fight now confronts the bill to abolish “unnecessary” utility holding companies. The measure, which passed the senate, 56 to 32, late yesterday after President Roosevelt had Intervened to prevent a sweeping alteration, dropped today Into the hands of a ¿harply divided house commerce Political Readjustment On Conservative and Radical Bases Hinted Broadly by OOP’s SPRINGFIELD, 111., June 12.— (UP)—The move for national political party realignment along • so-called radical and comervative lines gained Impetus today from the gra&s roots conference of prairie republicans which charged President Roosevelt sought to annul the constitution. A political shakeup has been in the making since progre.ssive republicans began to defy the Harding - Coolidge - Hoover administrations. That movement was climaxed in the bolt of powerful farm belt republicans from the 1932 Hoover candidacy. They stumped the farm lands for Franklin Delano Floose- 5 velt. Since March 4. 1933. when President Roo.sevelt announced and defined the New Deal, a group of democrats has been moving steadily away from the administration. The first to go was Senator Carter Glass D.. Virginia, who refused the secretaryship of treasury becau.se Mr Roosevelt would not promise to maintain the gold standard. In two days of midwest oratory j here nationally prominent republl-' cans openly Invited “constitutional democrats” to abandon the New Deal for the republican nominee in the 1936 pre.sidential election. Former Secretary' of War Patrick J. Hur-1 ley drew cheers from the agrarian.^ i when he called the roll of some of the democrats who would be wel- Storm Tamer For Nebraska, Cost One Thou IINCOLN, Neb.. June 12—( AD —The 19.35 model tornado tamer is on the market and .fust when Nebraska needs It most. W. H. McGaffin, as.sistant director of the stale department of agriculiwre, today received a proposition from a ralifornlan. For the "nominal sum” of $1.090 F, .1. Nye of Turlock, C’al., will send complete details of his plan to subdue nature’s wrath ^and it worked with small whirlwinds why shouldn’t it work with the large ones?” Nye did not give details of the plan. ENE SUSPECT FtS Truce Ends Bloody War In Gran Chaco ; .    M    Armies    to be Demobilized in 90 Days. Terminating Trail of Kidnaper Cold.    pjg^t    vvhich    125.000    Killed    or    Wounded But Belief Is He Left Takes Floor as Senate Refuses to Consider Anew Its Adoption of Gore Amendment Money Behind BUENOS AIRES. June 12—lUPi Three years of bloody warfare between Bolivia and Paraguay in the BUTTE- Mont., June 12. — ! "Green Hell * of the Gran Chaco (AP)—A “Sfow rush” was on will end at noon Friday. It was an today in the famed Butte min- and the military effectives of each WASHINGTON, June 12. — (UP)—Sen. Huey P. Long, D., La., raised, an Implied fill ing country as hundreds of; volunteers turned    out    to search for $89,000 of the Weyerhaeuser ransom while de- A peace agreement negotlatea with the aid of neighbor republlc.*^ and the United States was signed formally at noon today at the Buenos Aires government house. Final acceptance of the agree- MHS WIHESS partment of justice agents and ment by the Bolivian and Paragua-police sought William Mahan, ya« ministers was made in a meet- named aa one of the Tacoma    rommtolon    is kidnapers,    | on Ita way to the front, on the Bo- i    Clues    Frullleivs,    i Hvlan border of the Chaco territory. The trail of Mahan, who fled Sun- to take charge n& the last shot Is ^day and abandoned his car and $15,- |    s,jcceedmg    12 days I aguay’s population was I..337,439 At 155 of the ran.som when he was rec- ^ there Is to be a truce diiwmg which [ the end It wa.s 221,07^—28.746 men. ognized on a street by Detective J. the cfYmmission will fix the fight- 106,254 women above 15, and 86,079 ,c fh*    Ing llnes for both armies Tliis will ' children Toward the end there were be followed by an armistice and whole regiments of boys between peace negotiations    j    12 and 15, and women. u.sed to car- On the lines established the arm- ' ry munition.^ and supplies when ies are to be maintained during the | there were no more horaes and early stages of formal peace nego- i mules, were left perforce to die tlations. The armies are to be demobilized within 90 d*ya. while the negotiations are nelng conducted, nation are to be reduced to a total! buster threat against the NRA resolution in the senate today. Long made his threat by saying that he doubted that “this matter can be straightened out before Sunday night.” The national recovery act under which NRA operates ex- '’"Bloody a.s the war has been be-    5.^« coming week-end. tw’cen two countries with proud military traditions, it is but an incident compared to the war of 1865-1870 in which Paraguay lost five-sixths of its population In fighting Brazil. Uniguay and Argentina—all military superior—combined At the bcclnnlng of the war Par- of 5,000 men. Thus will end a war for possesion of the rich, wild Gran Chaco fungle in which 125,000 men have been killed or wounded. Para"(jay claims to hold 112,000 quare mile.s of the territory, of which 71.500 have been won by con- OKLAHOMA CITY, E. Mooney, grew cold as the agents , and police followed scores of clue.' ' unsuccessfully. Announcement of J Edgar Hoover, head of the Justice department's bu-, reau of investigation at Washlng-’ ton that Mahan apparently received i $105.000 of the $200 000 paid for the releavse of nine-year-old George June 12.— Weyerhaeuser and probably hsus the along rtwds or were aliot ta prevent thetr capture. Today the population ha.s grown to but 850,000 See GOP, Page 11, C ol. 5 Mexican Officer LUBBCX3K. June 12Sheriff Len Irvin of Lamb county and 15 other persons were under federal sentafice today for conspiracy to evade payment of liquor taxes. The sheriff, convicted yesterday with seven others who entered pleas of not guilty, drew the heaviest penalty from Judge James C. Wilson —two years imprisonment at El Reno, Okla., and another two-year term suspended for three years after his discharge. His son, Driscol Irvin. 24. was as.sessed six months in the county jail, with a term of a year and a day suspended for three years. Ninety days in Jail, with sentence of a year and a day, suspended for three years, was the term meted out to George Carpenter, Jim Etter, and Star Halle. Three-year suspension of any punh-hment was ordered for Mir Rebecca Carr. Mrs. Bill Herman, and Mrs. Leonard Terry. The other ten had pleaded guilty. They were given Ig-month suspended senteniLo. The sheriff resigned his office immediately. He and his son were S«- .SENTENCES. Page 11. Col. 8 committee.      — The committee has been strug- Duel Is Fatal For ghng with a companion mea.sure for four months. When the legislation will reach the hoi»e floor for debate appeared highly uncertain. “We will continue to work as far as we can, and we ought to be (API—Mrs. Clara Feldman testifl- pj,oney with him or has burled it, cd in federal court today Ben **• Started Butle’s new goW rush. Laska thrcatdfied her with death gcore.s of volunteer.^ who had been unieie. .she carried out his instruc- lining the .search for the ex-con-tions in the disposal of her convict- dropped their hunt and turned ed kidnaper husband’s .share of the instead to a scrutiny of the famed $2(KI.000 Charles F. Crschel ransom, joining hills near here, pockmarked JAPAN TAKES .MAY’S MArrf OVER TIENTSIN DECREE FINAL Mrs. Feldman, whose honeymoon dth .\lbert Bates, the convicted kid- able to work pretty fast from now on,” was all Chairman Rayburn <D-Texas) would say. TIJUANA, Mex., June 12—A duel, purportedly over a woman, brought death to Raoul Portugal, 35-year-old chief of federal police of the En.senada district. His opponent. Col. Enrique Topete naper. was cut short by his arrest.    were    made. with “glory holes." and pits where the bonanza flnd:> of early mining Air Distinctly Martial Chinese Evacuate as Reheartng Denied by Court Of Criminal Appeals was the first witness the government has introduced to »how the entry of Laska into the alleged kidnaping con.splracy. She made the accucatlon on cross- They were searching for the $89.-K)0 the department of Jiwilre men Believe Malian may have hidden In TIENTSIN, China. June 12 — I UP'—Japanese reinforcements In full fighting equipment with field this vicinity. They explained they Pieces and horses arrived today and believed it would be almost iinpt^-, marched into Tlent iln. examination by La: ka. whose the-    for    Mahan    to    be    carrying    the    j    A    thin    line    of    Japane.se    soldiers. Senator Wheeler <D-Mont>, who popular army officer and pollt- atrlcal courtroom demeanor drew money with him, in $5, $10 and $20 extending for several block.s, trudg- had a.sserted that the bill would restore public confidence shaken by such events as the InsuU collapse, said of the vote: “I think this mean.s the end of the holding company system generally. Sentiment against holding companies le building up. This .serves notice that the people are not going to stand for the practices.” Wheeler, who Is co-author of the legislation with Rayburn, Joined with other backers In expressing the belief that tlie senate vote would ical figure, lay critically wounded today under heavy guard in the military barracks at Eivsenada. Physicians said he wa.s near death with one bullet close to his heart, two in his right shoulder and a fourth in his chest. The guard was to protect him from possible vengeance by Portugal’s friends. onset Law Upheld By Supreme Court See I TILHTES, Page II. C’ul. 8 Fears for Health ^^dalou Man Has Maior Sliroery engagement» for two weeks, gave *___ unexpected reassurance this after- r- .1.    Boon that his condition was not w E. Kurkllu, Idalou. underwent major surgery at the West Texas Baptist sanitarium today. He was released from the hospital shortly after the surgery, attendants reported. J P. Nichols. 1742 North 15th street, and Doris Canner, Clyde, entered for treatment. Mr* Claude Lee. Mr Allen, had a tonsillectomy. AUSTIN. June 12.—(<7*1—The Tex-a.s supreme court today upheld the right of the railroad commb.sion to regulate the spacing of oil wells Of Kino Allayed —    promulgated    by the commission wh5 SANDRINGHAM. Eng, June 12    pgjip of C. H. Brown and the 'UP»—King George, whose sub- commlv.lon again-st the Humble Oil jects were stirred to anxiety today Refining company, by an official bulletin announcing qpiie court held that while the he was suffering from bronchial commit-don’s acb must not be uncatarrh and would have to suspend reasonable, unjust or arbitrary it wa.s definitely charged by law with enforcing conservation and the rule! tended toward that end. HELEN BY THIRD RDI ND LONlXbN. June 12- •..T’ Sweeplna along toward her second successive tournament title, Helen Will» Moody today trounced Nancy L>le of condition when she England in the third round of the the fire of Federal Judge Edgar S    because    It would be too bulky, ed over the International bridge Vaught several time.s during the ex- They reasoned he must have bur- i through the French concession and amlnalion.    .    led the money. Part of the ransom j to the military garrison. Henry G. Tormey, Denver police- _$90,700—wa:; found cached ye.ster- j The atmosphere war distinctly man. testified the last name of the near Salt Lake City, where Mr., martial Japanese airplanes flew alleged go-between wa-s McGarvey. anil Mr.s Harmon M. Waley are be- ; overhead ocraslonally, watching th^ “He <McGarvey» told me he re- jng held In connection with the ab-! departure of the evacuatma Chlner.c B»t“ ir m':“''B».L ‘wml:    i    “m th“ ji,'.“« troop, .rrlv..<1. . Bates was in jail." Tormey .^aid. SPOKANE, Wn.sh.. June 12 -<7’- -    th^rn    brdistributfriK Tormey    te.stified    Bates    was    ar-    Department of Justice agent.s ap-    them    by    distrlbutlnt. rested    Aug.    12    and that    McGarvey    peared to be nearly through today was releas'd the following day. Me-    investigations    in    the    dln- Garvey re-arresled Aug. 19. gy frame house where George Wey-After Tormey’s testimony. Charle.s erhaeutcr wa.s held for ransom by a T. O'Brien, Denver Post reporter, iijfinap gang wait called as a witness, and brought indlcitions that the G-men have finished fin|er-prlntlng and photographic work in tlie house were seen in the fact liiat bllnd.s were raisc-d last nUihl aid the back door was wide open slowing a clear view of the kit hen A woiii'an, vho reliable sources said wnn en plovfd bv two men and two women to d* the housework in the kidnap retnat prior to May 13. was tie of a taken » > th* hou.se la.st night by O- men ai i cn* detectives.    See    JII’K, I’age 11, t ol. 7 an exhibit irom the files of his pa* See LAfsKA. I’a|c 11. t nl. 5 ice water, tee and pink lemonad« French authorities had grant= d j>f*rmi.s,4on for 700 trfKiP' to marc h throufih the conce.ssion The United Preh.^- rorre.siKuident stood at the deiwt turniitile and eounted to 753. at which {KYlnt a sti ff officer started a polite but dlatracting conver-saiion and the rorresixmdeut Ic.st count There wa.s considerable speculation over the exKCt number, but the be.st g\jcs.s .seemed to be about 1,600 Japanc.se officials attempted speeches of welcome but were drowned out by the contlniml whis-yard englne which puffed AUSTIN. June 12    .r,    A death centenep r ^-t-r ,rd W D May In Tarrant county for murder of Jack Sturdivant in Julv, 1933. war made linal as the court of Criminal Ap-peak denied May’* motion for a rehearing The May conviction waa affirmed bv the api>eUate court May 8, and hla attorneys sought a rehearing, fitres-slns In the appcfil their allegation the trial court did not properly charge the Jury on an alibi de-fen.se Sturdivant’s death was one of tliree rie.srrlbed a.« the Hendlev triple nuirderfi,” for which O, D ritevet'-.T and M T Hnwiitd were Indicted .-cparately Stnrdlvmt’.s bodv WHS found wltli tl isc of IlHrry “ind J B Rutherford In a Trinity river lribut.>'ry .'Stevens also    wa.s    sentcjtcfd    to death for the kllUiKi    but    his appeal has not been deciH 'd Hcwerd has not been tried on the murder charge The lliree men were rr!ivicted in the $71,000 Texas A* Piiciflc mall rohb''!' nf Fi*bru??ry 21. 1933, at Fort Worth and are now serving srntence.s In Alcatraz federfil prison May’s .sentence was 27 years Date of ?v!;rv .S electrocution, which cculd t>e preven‘>ed by executive clcinency    will    be by    the Sre .MAV,    I'age    II,    f ol. t Huey Well Wound Up Long took the floor after the senate had refused, 36 to 44, to table a motion to reconsider the vote by which it yesterday adopted the Gore amendment to make government employes earning $4.0(M or more sii^Ject to senate confirmation. This opened the way for reconsideration of the amendment, which administration leaders were anxious to delete. Long gave every evidence of an intention to talk at length. He refused to yield for more than a question even w'heu barbed remarks that he tossed at the opposition brought other members to their feet. Iiong jibed Sen Kenneth McKel-lar. D.. La., for voting with him on the Gore amendment and reminded that Mc Kellar    ago said he would never    Long'» lead ership on any tjbsation *Tf this motfon prevalk it mill show that I am a pow'erful member of this body.” I^ong said, ft will .show that senators here follow my whim ” He referred to the fact that he had made the motion to reconsider yesterday's vote, a strategic move. Rebukes Tennesaeean At one time he rebuked Sen L. Bachman, D, Tenn. for changing 54ee fll lBI bTKR. Page II. Col. 8 Blast In Fireworks Plant Fatal to One EI.KTON, Md.. June 12—'A" - One person was burned to death and six other.» were injured, one .seriously, in a fireworks plant explosion early today In the .second floor of a garage building where they were employed during the ni.sh aeason. The dead* Ml.«« Thelma Dunlap 27, of North East. Md The injured* Mrs Catherine Daniels, 27. E3k-ton, badly burnetl over the body and not expected to live Mr.s. Madeline Et< wart 26, Elk MilLs. fracture of the leg and first and second degree bums on the leg and iacc Mrs Edith Harvey 39. North East, burns on leg and arm Howard Ash. 2«. Iron Hill, burns on the arms. Mrs Reba Cltne. S3 of Elkton. cuts on the knee Fugene Futty, 20. cuts on the fcx)t noon «'criou.s. The king appeared outside the house and motored in the Sandringham grounds The queen earlier gave indication that there was no marked anxiety over the king* West Texas Cottonoil Co. Manager to Travel For Health G. O. P. Seeks Inspiration at Lincoln Shrine left Sandringham and went to Kent tennis Buckingham p lace in licmdon. 6-1, 6-2. championship today Wea^Siei! Abilen# XB<1 vlflBliy- Cloudy wHh local ihtmer« toBighf and Thuradty. H>it Tcxa« W'cft of lOOlh martdlan | Partly cUmdy »<> «•loudy. local thundar- i •howart In aiiuthcaat portion t«nighf and Thuraday Eaaf Trsa» K«»t of lotdh martdian Cloudy, lor'tl nlv/wrra tcinlsM and Thura- !- Hainfall for 34 houra andiac T a. m , l-j I.-lint». Hatnfall ainc» drat <»i yaar, IS 6* Inthaa Ralnfaii for §»mt period laat yaar, S 4S inrhaa. Normal raiofaii to data, 112» Inchaa Tem|»traturaa Tuat 1 p.m • .... T .... • .... » .... IS . . . Î1 . . MidnltC.t a; con bunrtSe , — (.tmaat f;. m. Ta Bl. pry thnrmoiratar Tft*    M* Wat tharmomaUr , SS»    »3* BataUva jgtinl4hy «.ItW    *** Æ ni OUOY Wad m S» M «T M tl T3 T» »»    7» S» . iS ft.»» 7 4S »#' 4S% GIVING ABILENE NEW NAME PROVES IAN KILLING JOB’ Chamber of Commerce Swamped with Suggestions from 38 Towns; Executive Board to Decide Selection of a new civic name this list complete and turn over mre for Abilene, replacing the !ong-ap- copy to earh of our forty ^ nny plied "Capital of West Texas,’* will executive board mem ber» we wui be “plenty tough." said T. N. Cars- ask them to pick w'hat lia v deem well, chamber of commerce seere- the six best suggestiom, in oraer, tarv. Wednesday    and submit them Then the win- • Why, this job k going to be a ning suggestion will be ftclertcct by man-klUer," Carswell said. "Tlie a committee from the board in a ■little* contest which the Repryrter- process of elimination and letting News talked about turned out to be the majority rule It may be j.ever-a whopper. In letters, postcards al days before we can make the an-' and coupon.» we have had turned ; nouncement, over to us 332 »uggested name slo- • "The crmtest ha. been most un-gaiv .submitted bv 362 individual.«, in usual. It sliows a nigh intere t here 38 town.. Merelv tabulating the and in the territory' In Abilene and iu future. Fverv reply wa* most replie» filled 20 typewritten page, slngk-spacad. I    Procedure. I “Wi art goinc to muruMiraph complimentary, and some OOite bae NAMEb. Pafe U, CoL I Returning last night Irom a n.sit ■ti his former home, Macon. Ga J. Campbell Jones told the Rcixirier-News he Imd resigned the vice-jaes-Idency and general management of the West Texas Cottonoil company, effective June 30. He is retiring from the service ol Andersr»n, Clavton At Company and the cotton-oll b» ^-ness, he said, to restore ids headh, and will spend the next year traiding. In July Mr Jone.s and farnilv .‘ ill go to Hawaii The«, will rei irii in September Mrs Jone.s and daug hter, Gerry, who aceornpanbd hln to Georgia. Will visit in Mrmpiis, Tenn . a short iime Succeeding to Jones’ top po-' is John P. Hardaway, a.vsiMant een ral manager, now on a lour of An t-son, Clayton Ac Co . pro|»crtief in South America The coinpany “n-. tered the West Texa.s Held m lO'Jfl with construction of the Abi.cne mill vnrt incorporation of the Abl-le-ie Cotton Oil compatu other I mills were Miosequently built m purchased In San Angelo. Winters Ballinger, Munrtay Be inour, F atom lo'knev and Plalnvlew h*r quarter« have *,>een maintained i' Abilene Last vear the coinpan name wa« changed to West Texa.s t otton-oll company J Ross Rlcharo6on of Houston is president. at th. .c«. 0Í Abrahan, Lmcoln . .arly •Vu«'* 0;» a., balco«, .f tb. LìbooI» «u-um. .t «h* n*ht.