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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 13, 1935, Abilene, Texas RAIN Wfyt Abilene ©atlp ^porter ‘‘WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’ -Byron_ (Evening Edition ot The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 200 'trfJL. LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press ((£*)) United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1935 TEN PAGES Final NRA Approval Due Friday A11 Night Filibuster Crushed By Senate To Adopt Measure Shadow Act as Adopted By Higher Body Has Okeh of FDR; Kingfish Talks Self Out After Fifteen Hours of Discussion of Varied Topics WASHINGTON. June 13. (AP)—Final congressional approval of the NRA extension resolution by tomorrow night was indicated today when President Roosevelt told house leaders he willing to accept the measure, passed earlier in the day by j the senate after crushing a 151-2 hour filibuster by Senator Long (D-La.). At a White House conference with house leaders, the president said he also would accept the Borah amendment to tighten enforcement of anti-trust laws. Just before the conference, Chairman 0 Connor of the rules committee, commenting on the senate addition of the Boiah amendment, said:    . “To hell with them. If their amendment is what I understand it to be, the house would STATEPÖLICY T! Explosion Is Fatal to Hundreds BERLIN. June 13.— <API— Several Government Rests Its Casein Prosecution Of Kidnap Lawyers To Resist Impracticable    «TIZ- Think Most Officials J Mves factory at Retnsdorf near Wittenberg. All the factory’s workshops were destroyed. Absolute Denial Made of New Demands Woman In Case Mrs. Margaret Waley, whose attempt to make a purchase in a Salt Lake City dime store with a $5 ransom bill led to the arrest of her and her husband in connection with the Weyerhaeuser kidnaping case. «Copyright by Deseret News, from the Associated Press). not stand for it and I shall fight it.” Gives Up at 4 A. M. The senate adopted the NRA resolution extending an abbreviated NRA until next April 1 at 6:10 a. Some senate leaders expressed (Copyright. 1935, by United Press) NANKING, China. June 13.—(UP) Some members of the Chinese central political council, the country's high governing body, favor resistance to Japanese demands and Gen Chlang Kai-Shek, generalissimo of the army, has been asked to decide it was said on reliable authority to- Cross [day. It was said that some members of 1 the council favored resistance, oth- Abilene Total 2.05; Rise on Both Lakes of City; Grain Damage Feared By Farmers Rains, reaching a maximum fall of 4.34 inches at Lamesa Between noon and 6:40 p. m. am-     general QVer West Texas bulanees were carrying the dead    »    ,,___ and dvinr workmen from the fae- Thursday, while other sections tor.v to hastily-constructed shed# of the state shared heavily in near the scene.    „ j the precipitation, Second heav- ^ fall reported wae in San Lawyers Smile At Kidnap Trial Ben Laska (left) of Denver and James C Mathers of Oklahoma Citv appeared in gay mood as their ease was called in Menl court at Oklahoma City. They were charged with receiving $11,©o<) ot the $200,000 Charles F. Ursrhel ransom for defending the kidnapers (Associated Press Photo). Many houses in the vicinity were demolished and window panes for a radius of several miles were smashed. Held as Parricide Uovd Robinson, 18-year-old Marshfield Mo., fa * ye hiw’o was -ratd uv~oil. s    ha * signed a statement ■Sbnitttog the slaying of his father, Robert, 50, in order that he and liis mother, also implicated, might collect $5,000 in insurance. (Associated Preas Photo). U* opinion that Long, white feed I™    »g*    £ S&T&:V-M.nn,' 1 Wt * «.«V and McCarran <D-Nev> to carry on. They emphasized he was not refused recognition later by the •hair, but Just "gave up ” Since parliamentarians said It would takq unanimous consent to get house approval of the senate measure today, the schedule was to bring in a special resolution tomorrow making it in order to accept the j senate resolution. The conferees to whom President Roosevelt expressed his attitude included Speaker Byrns. O’Connor and Chairman Doughton of the ways and means committee Although at least one of these confer" ~r <r ' v ~ nn~ I :-s relu ‘ant ’ bo accept the Borah amendment, it was intimated the President feared the measure would not be enacted in time to keep NRA from dying unless the house, accepts the senate change The present NRA expires Sunday night unless the legislation is enacted before that time In the senate, the Long speech-making, story-telling and recipe-giving ended finally at 4 a m, having lasted since shortly after noon I yesterday. The Louisianan was succeeded by Senator Schall <R-Minn), but the blind senator confined himself to a written speech which was read by I ~v r *- xhls tack about an hour - Pheit- Senator *Mn<*arTan fD-Nev) -who had been aiding Long throughout the night with questions and in negotiat with leaders—took the floor but did not talk long. When he finished there was no one else to talk and the senate rush- Chiang. overlord of the government. is at Chengtu, in Szechwan Province, 900 miles to the west of Nanking, the capital. The informant said that a telegram was sent to him, apprising him of the situation and asking his de- j cision. It was expected that until a reply was received, the government here would continue to avoid any official statement indicative of resistance. Informed sources doubted, too, that the council’s reported telegram, or Chiangs reply, could alter the situation fundamentally. Japan dominates In the north, backed by an army trained to machine-like precision. Mere discussion of the possibility of resistance made the atmosphere here more tense. But a majority of officials seemed to believe, as heretofore, that military resistance was impracticable. Chiang himself was thought to district were summoned t<* Relns-dorf. Telephone calls to Wittenberg for more details brought the reply; “We are not permitted to say anything concerning It."’ The explosion was called one of the worst catastrophes In German .    .    .    .    . industrial history. It occurred while ‘ forecast for local showers to-the factory was working at full shift night and Friday. ■■ ■——    S    Need    Fair    Weather. See BLAST, Pg. 9. Col. 7 Antonio, where the city was inundated by 3.77 inches in 24 hours. Albany had 2.75 inches.] Abilene’s total at 1 p. m. was 2.05 inches and lowering clouds confirmed the weather bureau s Abilene’s water supply was boost -ed by a 10-inch rise at Lake Kirby and a seven-inch increase on the level at Lake Abilene, where 1.66 i inches of rain fell. While the raias were harbingers of cheer to stock men they brought apprehension to farmers who would welcome bright weather for harvest - j ing of grain, completion of row crop ! planting and a general war on *»v -    ♦     :    weeds. _    ..    _    T     n .    Prom    TuscoU.’ ».porta cam to the *       - 1 astor Relates    S&STjniS:    Hope to Beat Charge of Crossing State Line. But Face NOT GUILTY WALEYS’ PLEA AS SEARCH PRESSED FOR MAHAN Story at Examining Trial of Woman -f/P*—Mrs. H. L siderabie loss to grain farmer*, much of the mature crops having fallen with last night’s showers. Oats will be more seriously damaged than wheat. Although unreported, losses Death Threat In State Prosecution It They Do ALICE, June 13.-           .    ^    ..    ,         .    .... Morrissey, accused of slaying her were also expected in other parts of believe that the suppression”of the husband as they sat alone in St. the county, where grain was almoM communist army in the Interior, on Elizabeth s Catholic church here ready for harvesting. t npyrtihl. By The Atftarlatc* Pr«. TACOMA, Wash., June 13.- ______a. which he has been concentrating    Sunday    while    waiting    to    con-;    In    Runnels    county,    where    farmers    ¡j* y ei f ’    ‘^'smnge^Tf^deral I Fitch, said he could say nothing ------    •    Hrminir    for    drv    weather    to    W     uu    «ton nlans un- with some success, demanded pri- was placed under $2,000 bond have been hoping for dry weather to ’    .    »    .    .    .    a    a    a    .    •    ,    i    ___tunrnorl flK.’SI’ mary attention for the present. The telegram to Chlang was un See SINO-JAP, Pg. 9, Col. 8 Ten Are Injured as ommends life imprisonment The Lindbergh law provide* death only Te m ^r.rUy ^.ping Wa^hUigUm. In «« the rtcUmta man M. Waley and his wile.’ Mar- »<     1 ™* l * nl * y ‘commlssloner*H m ' nt caret fought for their freedom to- before I S. Commission n ’    n-pnt federal j Fitch, «* ld hp 00111(1 ** y  ...........   -    .    cr: 1 1 “ ssnyssj’-s and to weed their field., rain, ran*- |    PleaVl    -not    j    Charley    ■    ■£ Laska Expected To Testify In Own Behalf During Afternoon Session OKLAHOMA CITY, June 13 — (UP)—The government rested to-i day in its prosecution of Ben B. Laska and James C. Mathers, attorneys charged with accepting part of the $200.000 Urschel kidnaping ransom as fees for defense of the kidnapers. The prosecution was concluded with reading of letters which passed between Laska and Albert Bates, kidnaper now serving a life sentence for the abduction of Charles F. Urschel, Oklahoma City oil millionaire. Claud Nowlen, defense attorney, gave notice that immediately after court convened for the afternoon seas.oil tie would ask for a directed ve i un t. ut acquittal. was expected to testify for iu,„acU during the afternoon. It »us indicated he would build his ueien&e cm a state that Bates exchanged $25,000 of the ransom for other currency before he was arrested in Denver, and that it was this Other money that Laska received as a fee. If this were true Mathers automatically would be exonerated, since the government’s allegation is that the money he received was from that Laska had. No witness testified to seeing Mathers receive any money at all. U. S. Judge Edgar S. Vaught took cognisance of the passive part the Mathers attorneys have taken in the trial, when Claude Nowlin, chief counsel, rose to make a blanket objection. “I see no reason for you to disturb your silence,” said the judge smiling. The courtroom crowd laughed. at an examining trial held late last replant crops recently washed away ntgtf«L    ... Sobbing occasionally, she was    ing from one to two inches were taken back to jail while her attor-    unwelcome. Ballinger reported two neys started negotiations for her    inches. Winters 1 7-8 and Wingate immediate release on bond.    heavy rains. The Rev. Raymond G. Stocker,    2.27 Inch** at Clyde. Jnitin Traffic Tractl    P a “ sl ' or of the church, was the only    One inch rains were reported from " a x«***» non    witness. His testimony revealed the    Robert Lee, Sterling City, Mason,    ^ -shooting was the result of domestic    Paint Rock, Miles, Norton, Rowena,    here    yesterday from Salt Lake MORNING SUN, la.. June 13.—(A‘    difficulties. He recounted events    Brady, Big Lake and Big Spring. ;    hope to beat the charge which Ten persons were injured when a    leading up to and immediately fol-l    Other points in the rain area    puts    the case under federal Jurlsdic- Minneapolls and St. Louis freight lowing the tragedy,    were Stamford with 106 inches; I tion—the allegation they crossed a train rammed a Rock Island pas-:    Morrissey, a veteran court re-    Clyde, 2.27; Baird, approximately *J    state    line, taking George to Blan- j sengei train at a track intersecglon    porter of this judicial district, was    inches; Haskell, .65; Llano, 2.1 >    chard and Spirit Lake in Idaho b«^- department authorities pressed I Frmncisow. He their search in Montana and Can- ; ada for William Mahan, bank robber and former convict, charged as the third member of the snatch gang. Apparently the Waleys, who were See WALEYS. Pg. 10. Col. 5 ARMIES CHEER CHACO TRUCE Red Tape To Be Unwound In Halting Lengthy War gee LONG-NRA. Pg. 9. Col. 7 Death Penalty For ptchettl Demanded a half south of here today. Cliff Lowe, Monmouth. 111., and C E Helm. Oskaloosa. 1 engineer on the freight, whl was a double header, declared their train had a "clear board ’’ gee RAIN, Pg. 9, Col. 3 She asked Mr. Morrissey to —- George Herman. Cedar Rapids KANSAS CITY. June 13.—(A*)— passenger train engineer, confirmed der present conditions/* the priest! The .state today demanded the Conductor W L. Stonebreeher's ¡^td. death penalty for Adam Richetti, statement that the passenger had a charged with murder in connection ‘ clear road.** with union station slaying of four    --------- officers and Frank Nash, their pris- FRISCH FINED. SUSPENDED oner, here June 17, 1933.    NEW YORK. June 13.—(¿P)—Fran- Michael W. O’Hern, deputy coun- kie Frisch, manager of the world fore his parents Mr. and Mrs. J P Weyerhaeuser. Jr . brought about his  _ —--  j    release with $200.000. Roby Man Gravely Inilirpri I n Crash toe charge they conspired with Ma-iiuj.it i u as* vi     tQ    um    the    mai]g ^ dflfraud Near Sweetwater George’s father of the ransom sum Their bail on the conspiracy _ mmcr ^    1    .    «not    ¡»f,    $100.000 go to the church with her to pray, j special to the Reporter. _     m    iU( , Weyerhacuser « — wad"    ...... ... I ..    K1« Kali a major in the army reserve corps Father Stocker testified Mr. and Mrs. Morrissey came to his rectory after "quarreling over marital difficulties. ’ “Mrs. Morrissey said she would ‘go west' rather than continue un After he consented to go I mention- SWEETWATER. June 13.        fc    >b irrrdonv N ed that I, too, would accompany I h. Bates. Roby, remained gravely I ¡* ld     lh§    itdnap charge them and pray with them for    the    ui in a hospital here today from in-     T {()1 mPri of \ he p i C as Pier* r sucoessful outcome of the whole    al-    juries    received in a head-on-auto-     1 Prosecutor Hnrry H. John- ..    .__,    .    .    ^    ,    .fair.    Mrs.    Morrissey    said it would mobile collision two mile*, north of; , ty prosecutor, made the plea in an    champion St. Louis Cardinals,    was    nc«. be necessar> ? for me to go along,* j    Sweetwater on the Sweetw ater-Ro-    ... f th . v t h e federal ense, I’ll opening statement after attorneys    fined $50 and suspen(ded for    two    Father Stocker said he stepped    gy highway Wednesday afternoon,    file under the state law and demand for the former henchman of Charles    days ^ Ford C. Frick, president of    jnsitfe the rectory as they proceeded)    Bales received concussion of the;     (h dr>attl penalty. Even If they are Arthur «Pretty Boy* Floyd, lost in    (he National League today    for    to toe church and a moment later    grain in the mishap in which two : {0nV icted in federal court, and s*n- r«turned to Uu* porch as three shots    other    men. one seriously, were in-    tenred to life imprisonment, I can wert fired inside the church.    Jured.    His companion. OUbert H     ftnd w m place a ‘hold’ on them so if "I rushed to the    front    dour of the    Hill, Dal la sale man, was severe-     t hev c\er are pardoned, we can unchurch and saw    Mr.    Morrissey    iy injured about the body. H* also    mediately try them under the state struggling on the floor with his wife    was in the hospital today.    law,** “ ‘She shot me—shot me in the! j, g;, Burey of Hamlin, occupant Jury ( an Recommend Life back,' Mr Morrissey said.”    of the oth* r ear in the crash, e.s- Washingtons untried kidnap law •»          »mm     C aped with minor injuries. Both    makes death tha automatic jjenalt’. automobile were demolished.    for kidnaping unless the Jury rec- niTENOS AIRES, June 13—(AV— War-weary soldiers in the Chaco’s bloody wastes were Jubilant today a* word spread along the Bolivian and Paraguayan fronts that hostilities wlU halt at noon tomorrow. While the signing of the protocol. ,    worked out by neutral nations in  -the eighteenth attempt to settle the ArriKPfi    of    Rpatina    Tex-    half-century old dispute was hailed HCLUbLU    UI    Dtctoliiy    i    LA     genermlly ft , hRlUng tht , wgr thm are further points to be adjusted The general protocol and an extra protocol disclosed that the re-.ponsibillty for definite cessation of fighting depends on the congresses of the belligerent nations. The first step will be. the suspen- BISSI fill an to Force Signing of Quit Claim Deed FORT WORTH June IT ~ ,-V-Flve persons, accused of tying Hai- freedom. No bail vpy Crum ln ^j.s bed and beatln« slon of firing by order of a neutral „im ,„i,.    «»'»    "»■ «-i » i 11 “";;',;'’’”“! 0 "- wmun 10 National a second attempt to quash the in- j Frisch’s run-in with Umpire J. W Bears in Boston yesterday. CLIPPER SHIP JCKES NAMED~ FINISHES HOP IN TEXAS SUIT Stroke Fatal To French Minister PARIS, June 13 —<£*.>—Philipe Marcombes. minister of education, fell dead today in the Elysee palace a* he entered the council cham-    clipper    seaplane landed    at    Pearl ber for the first council of ministers    harbor,    Hawaii, at 8 57 a    in.    Pacific U» rablnet al Pr.ml,, Plarre    .Un^d Urn, u^y. radio    «part, Betters Previous Time To Power Firm Flays U. S. For Hawaii 41 Minutes ALAMEDA, Calif., Junt Ending toe first leg of its pioneering commercial flight to Midland Island, the giant Paji - American Laval was granted to headquarters here said ’ raorainai;. ,     t t m « was 17 hours and 58 minutes, bettering the time had just entered the of the previous hop two months ago June 13—</Ph- powers. Mar combi 1 large room where President Albert 41 minutes.^ ^ Lebrun was to preside at an import-    1 ,,, ant meeting He suffered an apo-    BURBANK, Lain pleotic stroki,    Wiley Post was forced to cancel his .    .    sch'*duled take-off early today on a 4 TRAIN HOBOES SAFE    projected stratosphere flight to New ALPINE. June 13.—'UPrf— Four York when ignition trouble develnp-hobof:?. who were believed killed in ed in his famed plane, the “Winnie a wreck on the Southern Pacific Mae.” lu.a 15 miles east of Alpine yester- Post and his technical advisor day when flood waters swept 13 William Phillips, consulted weather freight cars off the track, were re- bureau charts after calling off to-ported safe in Marathon today. They day’s flight and «aid they believed crawled out of the wreckage unin-    - Jured and walked to Marathon,    Bee FLANKft* Pg. 9, Ooi. $ * Aiding Competition LUBBOCK. June 18—GP)—Attacking the validity of the National Industrial Recovery A« t and especially aid governmental agencies have and are giving municipalities to compete against private business. Texas Utility company today filed a Jit in United States district court f.gainst the City of Plain view to restrain building of a municipal ¡>ower and light system with funds procured from the Public Works Administration Named in the action war Harold Iekes, federal administrator of the recovery fund, and Plain view city officials They are Mayor Tom J Shelton Herbert B start, E M Osborne, J B Wallace. L. M Progge and Sherman Umphress, council members, C. 8 Williams, city attorney. and J. L. Callaway, city secretory. Hearing on ‘the petition was set for Saturday morning by Judge Weaker A»ll*n« and vicinity -Cloudy with lc- al ■Domra tonight and Friday Wtii    T»*a*    W«at    ot uioih    meridian — Partly    cloudy,    local    anowers    in >>■    Jtlwast port Ian tontaht KaM    Trxa*    Kaat    of iwdh    n n    *n -    j Oiouiy    with local »h#*w    tom*    t ana    i Frid*y Rainfaii for 2t hour« ending 7 a.    I Thuryday, 1 V9 ln< hr* Total ainca firat ot the y*»r. to 7 a n , j Thunday, 15 Inches Total amount for name partod 1**' ytar. | S 41* tni hes Nirmai ini' in' aiote ftritt of Ui* y*»r, tl.ao teehci CHICAGO TRIBUNE REPORTER ORDERED FROM ITALY WHICH ALSO BARS NEW YORK fiMES sign a quit-clalm deed to an apart-) ment house here faced kidnaping charges today. Cherged In the case were; Mrs Estelle Crum, wife of Crum; Mrs Maurine Hyde, a nurse who roomed at the Crum home; Mr.» Celeste Adams; T Milton Adams, her husband and brother of Mrs Crum; and Billie Parish of Belton brother of Mrs. Adams. Crum, 42-year old carpenter was confined to his bed suffering from cuts and bruise;. It was charged that the group tied Crum to the bed and whipped him at intervals for two hours to make him sign the deed, which u.» tiled in the county clerk* office See BEATING, I»* 9, Col 8 Amarillo Men Buy Childress Index da\s, if the Bolivian and Paraguayan congresses ratify the general protocol, the suspension of hostilities automatically will be converted into a 12-day truce. If one congress or the other falls to concur, however, the suspension of firing will end after the initial 10 days. The Bolivian government will issue a call today for an extraordi- See UI1AUO, Pg. 9. Cel 8 Court Martial of Sebastian Begins lee SUIT, P* 9» Col. 7 SHOWERS» ! Dry thermometer I W.t thermometer < lUUuvt humidity ROME. June 1.1.—(AP)—The Italian government prese bureau today ex (felled David Darrah. the Rom* correspondent of the Chicago Tribune Datrah and his wife were fer««d to leave immediately. The rtason for Darrah's expulsion was given as the writing ot anti-Italian article*. It was that Darrah had attacked the financial strw ture of the country a»d the allegiance of the people to the fascist regime, The »«»rreaporident** expulsion came shortly after the press bureau had banned the Now York Time* from entering Italy owing to a displeasing editorial entitled “Baldwin and MuaaolinL H Darrah Is the fourth foreign correspondent to be expelled from Italy *ln< e March, the others being two Germans and an Austrian. The foreign Preaa association, the local organisation of foreign newspapermen accredited here, Km. the matter under ad rise ment The editorial which brought about the ruling against the See LAFlLtolON, Pf. 19, Coi. » BROOKLYN. June 13 ~ * Pi—Lieut.. Henry A Sebastian went to trial today bH.»re in army court martial at Fort Hamilton on the charge that he married Harriet Hagman, vanities dancer, in 1Q3J while he was still a student at West Point, The trial opened behind closed doors. Mrs B F Mitchell, an sunt of the army of tier r, said at Gainesville, Texas, that Sebastian v. as not married until Jane 12. 1934, the dwy of his graduation as a cadet. ( HJLDREBS, June 13    The Childress Dally index, for nearly 50 \rars th** “Horne Town ' newspaper, will fce published under new man-igement and ownership beginning Saturday. Morris Higley, who for the past five years has treen connected with the editorial department of toe Amarillo Globe-News, will be pub-Hslier succeeding R 8 Brashears As holder of a substantial Interest m n.e publishing company, he will direct both the business and edi-! tonal policies Of the paper. Wilbur C. Hawk and Gene A Howe of Amarillo al» will have an , —...... ,    ^    »ha interest lb the Daily Index, which j P^ 1 *f‘ 1 lS.ii P Si »«2! Nearly 20-Pound Edge for Champion NEW YORK, Jun* 13 --'Ah— Max B.u-r, heavyweight chaiiipion, will have an edge of almost 20 pcamds on Jimmy Braddoca in their 11-round title fight in Madison Square Garden bowl tonight. 7.1» efcM»« for several year* has been <>v ned by J. Lindsay Nunn of A.nurUlo, official weighing-in today; Brad-do< k 191 3-4

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