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   Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 17, 1935, Abilene, Texas                                 RAIN  m)t Abilene Bail? 3^eporter  “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES' -Byron  OL. LIV. Full  Leased Wires ol Associated Press ((^) United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS. MONDAY, JUNE 17, 1935-  (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) EIGHT PAGES  NUMBER 202  Colorado Roars Into Columbus  REVÌVÉD ÑRA TAKES FORM  Kidnap Judge  Federal Judge E. E. Cushman Is expected to preside at the trial of Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Waley in Tacoma on federal charges for the kidnaping of George Weyerhaeuser. (Associated Press Photo).  IIIHE iU  James L. O’Neill to Have Two Chief Assistants In Reorganization  ‘Temporary’ Taxes Netting Half Billion A nnually A pproved  iiinEjns  FIMINEMU  L    sil* ■ a-    —    ■       - w  Situation A sCalles Withdraws Leaving Pres. Cardenas Victor  WASHINGTON, June 17.—  WASHINGTON. June 17.—(i(P)—In  a headlong rush to pass four “must”  administration bills this week, the  «    1    house    today    approved    and    sent    to  (UP)-The NRA Blue Eagle,!  the senate a resolution extending for two years “temporary" taxes which bring in $501,000.000 annually.  Unless the senate approves the resolution by June 30, the treasury  Death Toll Stands at 13: Guadalupe. San Marcos And Del Rio Rivers Also Wreak Havoc  revived in an emaciated form after its defeat in the Schech-ter case, returned today to one-man rule with a new nine and  a half months’ lease on li^.    about    $1.500.000 in revenue  James L. O’Neill, former New because most of the extended  York banker, and recently con- taxes expire at the end of the  trol officer of NRA, was named month.    .    ,  V »    Kova    The house adopted the extension 1  by President Roosevelt to have    ^fter    only 40 minutes of  complete charge of reorganiza- debate under a “gag” rule forbid-  tion under the extension act ding consideration of amendments.,  niLsxAd hv ronirress    .    Immediately,    the amendments to,  Bo£.TSf S|isU.lon    I th.    «t    w.r.    «11-    ,  Mr. Roosevelt, in his executive or- up or e a e.  Tomato Vines Ma¿e to Bear Potato Salad  Envoy to Ciiîna  with the Japanese holding a commanding influence over the government of North China, Akira Ariyoshl becomes one of the most Important figures in Oriental affairs. He 1» the newly appointed Japanese Ambassador to China.  der setting up the new organization, indicated he anticipates further legislation to broaden and strengthen the present stop-gap NRA arrange- | ment. He hinted some such legisla- i  Vat’I 4-H Honors Aspermont Youth  WASHINGTON, June 17.— (UP)—  h* !u.nt to roncress    ‘    Ruth Lohman, Zumrooa, Minn., and  tlon may be sent to congre^.    Aspermont.    Texas,    won  “So long as there Is possibility of 1935.36 Payne fund National 4-fxu^her legislation, it will be desire- ,    fellowships,    it    was    announc-  able to maintain the general struc- , gd today at the National 4-H club ture of the Recovery Administration camp. Neither was present, in Washington and In field offices, and to retain those essential mem- | ¡m bers of a trained personnel who can be usefuUy employed," he said.  “There will be lasting values in caieful appraisal of the two-year  LUFKIN, June 17— (UP) —J. C. Burt, farmer living near Alto, believes he is well on his way towards raising potato salad on his tomato vines.  In 1933 Burt planted a field of tomatoes. Last year he planted the same field to potatoes. This year he planted tomatoes again, and was surprised to find that lome of the vines bore a strange fruit.  He brought smne of the vines to Lufkin to show his friends. The vines had potatoes on the roots and a queer kind off tomato on the stems.  The tomatoes, however, were harder than the ordinary kind amd smelled a little like poUtoea. The poUtoes were perfect speei-Mens.  Many Dead In Munitions Blast  This photoi, snapped at the moment of the gigantic explosion of the Westlalla-.\nhaH explosives factory at Relnsdorf, Germany, was sent by wire from Berlin to London and radlo-photoed to New \ork. .Armed Nawis took possession of the area and searched the ruins fcr dead. Police rifles inforced a rigid prew censorship In the district. (.Associated Press Photo),  ESEE PEA  ir  JL  u  w  accompliahment of NRA and in preserving for permanent use the records of that experience," the president said.  O’Neill, as acting administrator, will be assisted by Leon C. Marshall, labor member of the seven-man NRA board which expired at midnight last night, and Prentiss L Coonley, a code administrator.  Marshall will head a board to gather data on business and industry,  Coonley will direct a division of btislne«» cooperation to aid business firms that desire to maintain vol-  AUSTIN, June 17. (AP)— The crest of surging Colorado river flood waters swirled past LaGrange, 66 miles southeast of here, at 52 feet shortly be-fore noon and tumbled on toward Columbus, 30 miles down stream.  There was no los$ of life in the LaGrange community, C. G. Robson, mayor, reported.  Lowland Residents Flee The muddy waters swirled near the business dLstrlcts, Mayor Rob- !  ■ son’ said. A rl.se of another foot ■  I would have covered much of the 1 town, he said. A mile wide, the river '  ; inundated many acres of rich farm- ' i Ing land.    i  i All residents of the lowlands, 1 , warned since Friday to evacuate,  ! safely fled to higher ground  Columbus prepared for a cre.st of from 40 to 45 feet. Mayor C. A Zumwalt said residents of low areas had been warned to evacuate. Preparations have been made to feed and house more than a hundred families forced from homes in the Columbus area and seventy families in the river bottoms near Fagle Lake.  The death toll mounted to 13 know'n dead w’hen Jim Williams of Covington, Okla., died after an automobile accident caused indirectly by fload waters. His autoipnhlle  State Directors Charged Highway Traffic Easier To Put Three and Half as Rainfall Ceases, Million To Work    Rivers    Subside  struck a washed-out culvert “near Graham, and he received fatal injuries.  More than 200 men patrolled two dams above Gonzales on the Guadalupe river all night, reinforcing levees with sandbag.s. A Mexican quarter along the rlverbank was threatened.  Court Adjourn*  District court wa.s adjourned, as the Jurors were waterbound. All roads to the west and south were under water, and at least one bus-  Cabinet Reorganization To Include Few Who Served Before  MEXICO CITY, June 17.— (UP)—President Lazaro Car-denas leemed to have emerged the unquestioned victor today in a dispute with Gen Plutarco Elia* Calles, for years the national leader.  Quitting Capital Area In a statement Calles said that In criticizing Cardenas’ labor policies , he did not Intend to Intervene in public affairs. He announced he was ; leaving the capital area, and leaving also full responsibility for public affairs “to those who have them in hand “  WASHINGTON, Jun. n._,UP,-    ‘h'    tn    Gon.....  Harry L. Hnpain.. works pro,r.,r  See NRA, Page 8, Col. 1  'Vornan Hammer Slayer Goes Free  new deal’s $4.000,000.000 employment drive by charging state directors with the personal responsibility of putting 3.500,000 needy to work within a year.  "The president and the public are  wsn  TEHACHAPI. Calif.. June 17— —The    gates of    California’s prison  for women swung open today to send Clara Phillips, ’ hammer slayer" of nearly 15 years ago, into the world once again as a free woman.  "I am not bitter,” said Mrs. Phll-Ui» as she prepared to leave prison on parole. “All I want is that people will leave me alone and give me an even break.”  There was speculation among Mrs Phillips’ acquaintances as to whether her husband. Armour, who said  - when    his wife    was convicted of  Indicate a Determination second    degree    murder mat he  liiuiuaic a    would    be waiting for her when she  rio Bring New Province  Last week’s chief trouble spot for motorists of this section—the road to Austin and San    Antonio—has  been cleared up. the Reporter-News was Informed by W. A. French, division highway engineer. South-  1. The dole must be ended by em-  flooded. Thirty thousand acres of cotton and com were under water In the valleys of the Guadalupe and San Marcos rivers. The crop l«is j was roughly set at half a million dollars.  The Guadalupe stood at 33 feet ; No further rise was expect.ed. Meanwhile, flooded condltlon.s ex-tended to north Texa.s After 4 21 j Inches of rain over the weekend. Paris repoiLted the Red river, boundary line between Texas and Okla-  Charges Of Graft Flung A t New Deal  Former Athlete at Tech Drowns In Oil  LUBBOCK. June 17—(UP)—E Clifford *A!) Simmons, 27. former Texas Technological college foot-  Ousted as Assistant Secretary Mitchell Opens Fire On Commerce Dep’t  It was predicted that as a result, after Cardenas* formation today of a cabinet completely loyal to him, there might be an important amelioration of the religious situation, which has brought thousands of Catholics out openly against the government  When Cardenas dismissed his cabinet Saturday, there went with It, as supporters of Calles. Tomas Gar-rldo Canabal, leader of the fascist red shirts, and other men mnft, In-4^cal to'Gathollcs *    •#  When 10,000 Catholics demonstrated here ye.xterday they denounced Calles and praised Cardenas, and police said thev had government orders not to break up the demonstration Cardenas’ new cabinet was expected to include only a bare hand ful of men who served In the previous one.  Calles’ statement today was a complete surprise It was Interpreted as a clear gesture of peace and as Indicating his complete retirement from politic.* for the present. It was regarded al.w a.s ending the dispute precipitated by his criticism of Cardenas, also for the pre.sent Although General Calles was at Cuernavaca, his statement was given out from this capital **I came here in an.swer to a call I received and to end a situation  See RELIEF, Page 7, Col. S  Abilene Woman Reported Better  WASHINGTON, June 17.—(UP) Ewing Y Mitchell, mi.sted asslst-  dary line between Texas imn    ‘    Hrnwned todav when secretary of commerce, attacked  -----...         -........ homa.    flooded    federal    highway    271.|baJlplayer was drowned^^    ^  Brownwood, Goldthwatte, Lampasas i tba bridge and Hugo. Okla All he was o.ercome b\ fumes and and Georgetown to Austin; and on i traffic was stopped a.«- the river a tank full of fuel nil. highway 2 to San Antonio.    I    reached    3!    70,    nearly    foot    above    the    ;    gmimons    was    attempting    to    aa-  The Congress avenue bridge m i prevlou.s high point this year    j    Just the burner of a pump in a  west Austin is again open to San | Communication wa    !    laundry and had enu red the under-  Antonio traffic. French was advls-i tablished v,lth Camp    I    ground oil storage tank when the  and Rec.m Wells, neai Uvalde the    ncnirred    Firemen    rerov-  See CALLES. Page 8. Col. 8  Under Control  came from pris<m. would be on hand to greet her PhllllFHi was last reported in the east.  Improvement in the condition of Mrs, W B Hicks, who is 111 at her home, 420 Poplar street, was reported Monday.  Mrs J. H. Cofleld of Mineóla is attending her sister during her illness The two are ststers of H. V. Smith, 1646 North First street.  ed by the state highway ment’s Austin office.  The following sectors on  depart-¡and Rec.m Wellv nea, i vaine    occurred    Firemen    rerov-  ' three to^.n' had been isolated since I  Panta Anna Texas  Slate  See FI.OODS. Page 7. Col. 4  ered his body John Simmon'-  See TRAFFIC. Page 7, Col. 5  BARBER KILLS TWO AND SELF  BY GLENN BABB Aaaoclated Preea Foreign Staff. TOKYO. June 17 —The Ren-go (Japane.se) news agency corres-spcmdent at Hsinklng, Manchou-kuo, reported today that the high 1 nvllitary council at Hslnklng bad de- I elded Gen. Sung Cheh-Yuan. governor of Chahar province. China, must quit office.  The military council. It was reported. decided that if the Chinese national government did ru)t remove General Sun. the Japanese would have to do so.  TEXAS PARTY IN WASHINGTON GOES AFTER HUGE ROAD FUND  Ambushes Estranged Wife and Father-In-Law  WAXAHACHIE, June n - 4* ~E W. (Red) Latham, Ennis barber, hid  ----- -    in a corn field yesterday and killed  Available and Prospective Allocations Total Only Thirty hi. »«r»ng«i .itf mo n“  «!•«    r-    _    .    .    .    .    « .a    in-law, Cleve Slmonton of Temple.  Million Dollars, One Third of Amount Sought  WASHINGTON. June 17.-<A’.- , Cartwright road law in view of the More than a score of Texas road , serious damage to highway* and enThuslLi, headed by Harry    the    laat    36  chairman of the sUte highway com- , hour» by  as they walked »long a road 10 miles south of here Then, as Mrs. Slmonton looked on, he reloaded his shotgun and fired a fatal charge into his head.  Sheriff Dave Fearls said Mrs. Sim-  "    -    ii-h»irman    of    the    State    nignway    com-    ,    noura    uy    »»tu    o....-  lave to do    ^    i^yi^g    plans    today' He indicated the delegation would onton told him the barber fired up-  eport was interpreted as tn*    the    bov-    ask    for    the    huge    increase    in    feder-    on    the    group after they had walked  Ballot on The New Deal  (or)  YES (or)  Wa. the Supreme Courf. NRA decU.on RIGHT  I. Pre.ident lo»ing his hold on the people’  Judgm°g the whole, do you approve ol the New Deal?  Have fhe icU rf°th» Roosevelt administration to date been harmful (or) BENEFICIAL.    u    ,hi.  If the Democratic National Convention were to be ” montrwould you favor the Preaid.nf. renommation?  Yei (or) NO.  Name  • ..... .........  IF desired elab^rate*on your views in a let  TER ACCOMPANYING YOUR BALLOT  the New I>eal tndnv in a state-mrnt that charged “improper fav- I orlM.sm and graft abound" in the department of ronimerre “It l.s unfortunate but nonethelesy true." Mitchell said, “that the de-! partment of commerce I* not the onh department tn Washington where the idealx of the New Deal have been Rtrangled, Improper favoritism and graft abound, where there I.», apparent evidence of corruption. and the progres* of the old ual proceed.s unabated"  MltcheU's service were terminated Saturriav by I*ref,ident Roosevelt after he had rcfu-ed to tender hls If'iKnatlon or arrept a subordinate  FIVE DEAD IN WACO WRECK  In  Loose Gravel, Car Skids Into Path of Another  It vhI po.xitlon An offl''ial sLate-nifiit ."aid he was removed to obtain ■ innrr efficient supervision of cer-liiln bureaus of the department of ruinmerce "  The prehident nominated John Ml nroe John.ton South Carolina  WACO June 17 fUP)-The death of J E Tv son. «). T^Ha*. ro-dav brought to five the number of person* Injured fatally In an auto-mobtle folll.ston near here yesterday. Other* who riled were Mr* A O Hammer 47 Waco;  ^ Mr* D W Mayer* 78, AqulUa. Mr*. Hammer'.* mother Mr* J E Tvson, «5 I>«Uas, and Mr* Jame.s Wiley, 4«. Au*tln Mrs Hammer and Mr* Mayer» i were killed instantly Mr.* Tyson ' ano Mr» Wtlev died several hours later  T7iose Injured were A O Ham-  rlvil engineer and American Iseglon '    lif lii*  to ,u.r..-d M.irt,.ll. An ef-'    snU    a«ui,hter.ln.l»w.  l>v Ben, J.me- F Hyme,. D.    a~th  B r , to hsve Johnyon S nomination  msonine .wening Inw th. psth  ' Mal’nerin m.k.ns pi.Ollc letler.    “‘’rj'ireT«  b«w,.e„ prenaent Hoowrvelt and . himself, ■aid he would have a tur-!    pavement.  t  The lepori w»       -    .    „oo (TOO from the g(w- ask for the huge increaae in feder-  dtcatlng the    chlM^    ‘    ^t^nt    for    highway improvement, al lUocatlona partly on the theory  termlned to    i    ^IthoLh    available and proajMKitive t^^^ many projects are not strict-  on the group after they had walked ; a short distance paat hi* hiding place.  “He didn’t say a word to any of  »hall admlnlater office and  what ind$30 000X»00 they claim more than opment and cited the causeway at ua," Mrs. Slmonton was quoted  by  thru« times that total U needed bad- OalveaUm a» an example.    •    the sheriff. “He made no attemjA to  three umea mat mfl    ^    he j »hoot me. He had always liked me.  ,w.* Hines said the delegation, repre- aald he believed present allocation* j and I guess that’s the only reason It was frfom    ^    v    the    state’s    flnanclai    and    In-    to Texas could be used mostly for, he didn't ahoot me." she told the  tlw J.P..««    ,i,    "fun"    ‘    iil    5    w“    W    .p«M    th.    I dr.lnM. .nd fr-dlng work «id th.t, «i.rtif,  Chung, who W.S rov.rn.^ th«.    fund, for m.t.rt.l. would h.v. to Th.  Chinese troops shall garrison Chahar as well as Hopei provinces.  It was frfom    province    that  last chance in referendum  ÓN F.D.R. AND THE NEW DEAL  SiH- .\irrc IlFLI., I’agr «. t oi. 4  Hartman Placed In Lubbock Jail Again  til a week ago, together with his army. Nanking government  also are evacuating Hopei. AMXJrding to Hengo’s report  ni* «r- next few days discussing “strategy" funds for material» would have  liS hL“ n.tor. .nd r.pr.s.nt.. com. from oth.r source».    -----------------------  troop,    |jure,u    of    public    rc-dv    Th.    vlMlIng del.g«lon included Bher ft re.rU uid Justlc. of th.  ha* the capacity of put- D. K. Martin of Ban Antonto, John Peace Adkins reported verdict» of  to The officer said Latham and hia wife had been separated a few day».  “The  Aj;7cil d«ld.d th.-J.P«m... «my ung . ,r..t numb.r of men to work Woods    .nd    sulcrd,.  KPn not able longer to tolerate Gen.  »-*    coupon    for  The    «repeated  balloting on the »New  for the la.vt  nine answered  time  in thix is»ue)  î^u;;Mrt8'repUeNSandHV and showed arioihrr neailv  sung Cheh-Yuan's anti-Japanese and anti-Manchoukuan attitude since, df spite repeated warnings, his forces violated the agreement signed Feb. 2 at Tatan. Therefore, the  to  onlood highway project» and there- ers. O’.bb GilchrUt. state highway, The bodies were to be sent ?«e put a lot of m(>ney in ctrcula-; engineer; Ray Nichol». president of, Temple.  tlon ’’ Hlnea said “We have the the West Texas chamber of com--------  mojecu and we have the unemploy- j merce; Nathan Adams DallM ^nk- KILLED BY LIGHTNING ment and can staxt work    in • < ord-    er; P. Marion Law and A D    Simp-,    PLAWVIEW. June n-ZP-Ml»  ance with the wishes of    Washing-    »on. Hou?.tf n bankers; W. M    Mas-    ^‘urtne Horton. 20. wa* Inatantly  ea rcu. -    ‘fi*n Afficiai*    »ey, Texa" planning board    pre&i-    killed by lightning today while op-  iSlS oflh^S^ i “It loL like we would    be eligible    , dent; State Senator WUliam Tace    eratlng a tractor on the farm of her  er him the proper    ^    ^ ^    ^    •    i    .....  imr^ndiraung anew that President i ' FYanklln D Roo.sevelt and his pro- , 'I r gram have last ground in  Texas estimation    KoUrttirn*  ¿imm.ry d    ‘    »’«ol'"«  '’’supr.m. ."'ui''    il.clslor-  Ml MMnaa-aMi X4aa*  •kS flokai th*  m, Lracior cm me larro oi ncr Is PI)R losing Us  J. B. Hort«.,!!,* mu.. w«t I ..««1 iCi ban.    I    Do    you    approw    tiia    ncw    uma?  .Nlnr aimwered "yes,  “no."  AeL* (!■'■ •'in.uiä'tlratuin- • Irn   answered thdl ibw have been bene  divi- filial, tMwen auiaered “harmful.“ The Pi>' ; ' nt renunilnmion pro- IVn answrrrd “»r*." seven answered West “no."  ( ominents Letter* wi'ii ha Ilutó came from three read ' i  velt on* Vva ai;’i-R«K>.'.eveU The pro-Rnui'.^ '    VAere    Hl-year  old SI f '    Dew    Vtornafk.  Anson Mi < o.x wrote he has been  toe POLL, P*i« •.Cot 4  LUBBOCK June U    V.  A Hartman of Post, accused of viola) uiK provisions under which he <Aii released to arrange his affair» pif'paratory to serving fourteen Himt!n. in prison, wa* placed In Lubbock county jail Bundav i»y DeputV Marshal W F l4unpe of AUiarlllo  I’nder sentence to Uie United Stales reformatory at El Reno, Okla, for narcotic law violation. Hariman wa» allowed a week of provi-lor.al freedom by Jndge James C, W:hun l«>t Tuesday  Hartman was renrresied to be held for iranifer Thursday to th* K mforraatory.  At ,11* sn.l YI ÎÜ11V l‘»rt!y flouiy t* nicht siMl Tusad*  W««t T««*» VV#g* of I'TDih Bu-nili  P«rth rif.udv t<-i !*h' XsM Tatar F lit  PsrOi cioiKiv t.TMghi  anil Tiiradai .f    —  «lift r .awlaj  rr;ii{i«r«turta e..r:    Mem.   

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