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   Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 25, 1935, Abilene, Texas                                 Wi)t Sbilme ®aili> importer  “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’—Byron__  flsL. LIV. Full Leased Win,s of Associated Press (<^) United Press (UP)  ABILENE. TEXAS. TUESDAY. JUNE 25. 1935—TWELVE PAGES (Evenino Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 208  Hold Youth In Hunt For Tourists  Heads Rotary  Edward Roberts Johnson of Roanoke, Va,, below, assumed the duties of president of Rotary International. with his election at the recent Mexico City convention. Johnson, a large-scale coal and biiilding-supply dealer, sensed as major, Q. M. C. during the World War. and has been prominent in club and fraternal work.  ^    it  Tax Hike Program Pushed In Face Of House Revolt  COUNTY’S SCHOOL FUND p IS AUGMENTED BY$10,200 SCENE S  NE  SCftSE  S  ' Taylor county’s school fund for augmented by income from    special  the fiscal year beginning September; levies, the school found ¡1 will be augmented approximately' the usual four to eight months de-$10.200 by the action of the state i ficit, and that a cash balance o board of education which yester-; $2.500.000 was predicted on    August  day set a per capita apportionment s 31. end of the fiscal year. Tontiifiwo    Plan    Ic    Tn    At    statutory maximum of Only once before, in 19^.    wa.s the  IclUaUVc    ridll    15    I    U    Ml    state school aid, for Texas scholas-  tach Three-Way Pro-  The current year's apportionment was $16.50.  gram to The Pending county’s schoiasuc census, as  apportionment $17.50. For 1933-1934 it was $16. Except for the statutory limit, the board said the ap-EKjrtlonment could have been $19 or $20.  Prospects Uxat the apporUonment  Songbird Weds  A voice that has entertained thousands recently murmured "1 do,” when Countess Olga Albani. below, radio and concert star, became the bride of II. Wallace Caldwell. Chicago county com-mlssicner and former school b<Mrd head.  Aimee’s Fourth!  Whether Homer Rodeheaver. below, former singing master for Billy Sunday and widely known Chautauqua lecturer, is the latest object of Aimce Semple McPherson's affections remained in doubt after the pastor of Angelus Temple nsaintained “1 am not planning to marry anyone." Tiiiih    that  woulo be Sister Aime^?’« fourth hui hand was reportedly vouched for by one of Mrs. McPherson’s ^ ^jwciates._  shown by figures from the office of  Nuisancejct  WASHINGTON, June 25.-- Z r^^ri'w^"    f  (AP)—Chairman Harrison of rate. According to the unrevksedl f«ts    per    $100    valuation  the senate finance committee figures, the city    of Abilene has 5,711;    of 3? cents    could    be  said today ^ . three-way tax    th«    b    ifnieTn itf •  program to raise $340,000,000    ^^e    July    would    yield a balance    in    iJJ6-  through inheritance and gift common school    districts and Ovaio    37.    , , j  levies, higher taxes on big in. rural nigh school district a total  comes a 8T»duated corpo. 3.05S.^^^_^ dupatch« quoted the    —    ^    ,  ration tax would be added to    joying    that    See school fund. Page 3, Coi. i  the pending measure to con- ----- _=r_  tinue $500,000,000 of “nuis-ance” taxes another year.  confers With Experts After a conference with treasury experts, Harrison said the program would be offered even though it would mean the nuisance and excise taxes might temporarily lapse at the end of this week.  The new Inheritance tax Harrison said, would begin on net Inheritances of about $300,000. under the tentative program mapped out by the experts.  Surtax rates on incomes of more than $1.000.000. now 59 per cent.  * would be raised on a graduated  K.1, runnihg trom shout 60 Testimony In Murder Trial *riruror*?.S5S.Srmr*"hnS;  England A nd Italy Open Conversations On Ethiopian Issue  U I  Centennial Measure Sent To President  1  EIGHT JURORS IN WOOD CASE  Signature Will Start Machinery To Appropriate $3,000.000 Fund  WASHINGTON. June 30.-^^ i A resolution authorising an appro -  cent to about 80 per cent above $10.000.000.  The proposed corporation tax would run from 10 per cent on net profits of $2,000 to 17 1-2 per cent on net profits of $20.000.000 or more. This sliding scale would replace the ' present flat tax erf 13 3-4 on all corporations.  President Roosevelts  To Start Today  BROWN WOOD. June 25—(A*>— Selection of Jurors for the trial of Stanley Wood on a charge of slaying Fred Brown. Coleman county ranchman, continued today. Five recommen- i accepted before noon to bring dation.s cm the corporation tax were i    ^  1§ 3-4 and 16 3-4 Harrison explained that the 17 1-2 per cent amounted to about the proposal erf the chief executive.  House ' Revolt”  House ways and means committee democrats meanwhile threatened to kick over the traces of the wealth distribution tax program agreed to la^st night by President Roosevelt and congressional leaders.  With republicam vigorously pro-1 carrying nearly $2,000 at the time  testing against haste, Chairman Harrison called his senate finance committee to meet late today to map a course of procedure In accordance  was  Ste TAXES, Page 3, Col. 6  Texas VFW Will „  Name Officers Hear Testimony In  tiaskell Robbery Loot Over $1,000  Specisl to The Reporter.  HASKELL. June 25-Theft of travelers’ checks valued at $1,100 and six money ordert worth approxl-mau-ly $300 from the office of the Railway Exprtx^ .company Monday night hac been reported to Sheriff Gile^v Kemp.  The theft occurred while C. L Lewis, agent, was at home for hu evenmk meal, entrance being gamed thjougn the rear door office. Lfwii. iuiiiiShed otncrrs a description of a '^‘•»einger who loitered in the offK? shortly before the ageni  rla-«^d lor the da.v The • fUitti* ^ were tak«-n from tise office .NHfe after the combination wtLa worketi i.ut;ce5siully.  Elindale Pastor Attends Meeting  I CORPUS CHRIST!. June 25 I —Nomination of officers was on EASTLAND. June 25.—</P>—A jury Uhe program today at the fifteenth    today began    to    hear testimony in  annual encampment of the Veterans    the trial of    Jep Lowe,    Eastland  of Foreign Warn, department of county ranchman, charged with Texas, and the auxiliary.    slaying William Seaman Garrison in  After a joint setslon of the two the business district here Nov. 17, groups yesterday, when Mrs, Grace last.  Davis, national secretary of the aux- Three months ago juroni in Lowe’s iliary, waa the principal speaker, a first trial In the case were dls-large number of delegates attended    ' missed after    20    hours of    delibera-  a fish fry at Aransas Pass as guests    tion after they    reported    that they  Texas Centennial today was ready for President Roosevelt’s signature.  As soon as It is signed, the machinery to actually appropriate the money will be started, either through the regular channels of the appropriations committee, of which Representative Buchanan (D-Tex- J as) is chairman, or through the second deficiency bill.    i  Representative Lanham and Johnson iD-Texas), leaders in the Centennial campilgn In the house,’ were inclined to believe the appro- ; priation should be added to the deficiency measure in the senate— it already has passed the house— | and felt certain the house would concur quickly In the change.  Buchanan, however, has said he i thought the allocation sliould be handled as any other appropriation and be approved tn that manner by the senate and house.    ;  The senate concurred yesterday , in house amendments to the joint i Centennial resolution. One makes > Vice-President Garner a member of a cablnet-member commission along with Secretaries Hull. Wallace and : Roper and another authorizes federal officials to set aside an unde- ! termlned sum from the total for the w    •    rrf    t    m    proposed American Legion museum  JCD Lowe s 1 rial at Austin, other minor change.s  __________from the senate bill as passed orig  inally authorize this commission to contract with the centennial’s board of control, as well as the private corporation organized to manage the central exptwiition at Dallas  Taking of testimony was expected to begin during the afternoon.  Wood and Louis Reis, also charged with the slaying and alleged robbery, were arrested In Ballinger the day after Brown was slain near Talpa, Coleman county. Officers said they had in their possession $167. The officers said Brown was  New Mexico Officers To Question Boy In Supposed Death Of Two Couples    I  NEVADA, Mo,. Jiin« H.—  (UP)—Jack Sullivan, 16.year-  Eden’s Meeting Later With Mussolini May Be Most Important of Year  (Ccpyright, 1935. by Ajw’d Prewt) ROME, June 25—Great Britain’s minister for League of Nations affairs. Capt. Anthony iklen. made a preliminary survey of the Ethiopian que.stlon with Pulvio Suvlch, Italian under-secretary for foreign affairs.  old Nevada youth, wai detain ed in the county jail today at niomlng preparatory to a meet the requeet of New Mexico au- mg with premier Mussoimi which thorities who said they wanted may be one of the most Imporunt to question him in connection encounters of the year.  mm GOLF  with the mysterious disappearance of two East St. Louis, 111., couples.  No Charges Filed  No charges had been filed against the youth and authorities here had i not been advised as the the details | of why he wa.s wanted.  The youth’s father, J. A. Bulllvan. 1 who operates a liquor store here, 1 said hl.s son could not be connected I with the disappearance of the' couples, Mr and Mrs. George Lor-lous and Mr, and Mra Albert Heberer.    |  Berry Hill, chief of poUce, said ! that he could not believe that the ' youth was connected with the case.  “He comes frc«n a very good family that has lived here for several Chief Hill said "It Is likely that this li a case of mistaken identity. We received a telegraphic warrant for his detention and are waiting for arrival of New Mexico authorltle.H "  The father said his son was traveling in New Mexico earllei this year and that he sent him a ticket to return hwne. The youth returned here March 9. the father said.  The two couples were last heard from May 22, when they sent a postal card from Albuquerque to friends in St. Louis, Since that time their car was found abandoned in Dallas  it and authorities who cwganlzed one of the largest searches in New Mexico history, said they were con-  The British diplomat and Suvlch drove to Castel Fu.sano on the coast for luncheon. Although the idea of a formal conversation on foreign affairs In Rome wa.s abandoned, the statesmen managed to cover many subjects during the 45-mlnute drive and later, at the t le.  British sources said the object of Eden’s discussion.** today with Mus-•ollni was to make no offers but to find out from II Diice exactly what the premier wants frwn Ethiopia before he will give up the idea of an expedition into the African empire. It was said that, after he had received this information. Eden would bt prepared to make himself an Intermediary with Emperor HaUe Selassie.  At the (MS)« thne. todei« *a* pre-î»red to enter Into a thorough discussion of the juridical situation cieated in the League of Nation» by the Italo-Ethlopian conflict.  Most especially before the conferees was the subject of the eff«:t or the league covenant’s article 10  Blanton’s Voice Shakes Rafters  WTSHINGTON. June 25— (,\P)—The stained gla.*!» state seals in the reiling of the house chamber Uterally rattled Monday.  The rea.<ton was that a loudspeaker system was installed for a test. Neither the operator* of the equipment nor the members had the range.  So when some members with penetrating voices—like Repre-sentative Blanton <D-Tex) who oeeapled the floor most of the afternoon—started shouting, the amplification of their voices even shook the roof.  NS VIGTi  See CONFERENCE. Page 1*. Cai. $  Hicks, Didrlkson To Second Round  he was attacked, adding that $1,760 found under Brown’s armpit  when his body was discovered.  The state, contending that Brown was beaten to death in a robbery, indicated the death sentence would be sought.  Lawson Little Close To Danger Line In the British Open  MUIRFIELD. Scotland. June 25 —(/Pi—Henry Cotton shot a sub-par 70 today over the Ouallaiu course to qualify i-a.sily with hole total ol 141 for in title deieufs? in the Britl.vh open gclf championship. The 72-hole rhamplonship pull start.*, tomorrow at Muirfleld, Cotton s 141—the total with which he qualified s year agfi put him in the lead fur the shot-making honors of the qualifying round He was one of the early flni.shers and lemporarll*, at least, had a four-  Whit-  CHICAGO. June 25 — (A’l —The ■ big four,” led by the two business Bloodstain.^ were found in women professionals, Helen Hick»  and Mildred Babe Didrlkson. entered the second round of the w*mien*s western open golf championship to-   -------day with decisive victories over a  See HOLD YOlJTH, Page 3, Col. 2 rain-swept course  ----Hicks    eliminated Mrs Harold Foreman, Chicago, 4 and 3. and the Texas Babe followed to turn in a crushing 6 and 5 victory over Mrs. Robert Bullard. Springfield, III, The other members of the “big four,” Mrs. Opal S Hill, Kansa.s City, and Lucille Roblnsort, Des Moines, were equally as impressive, Mrs. Hill routing Shirley Ann Johnson. Chicago. 7 and 6, and Miss Robinson ellminatmg Goldie Bateson, Milwaukee, 4 and 3 Miss Rob-‘ inson will meet Mt&s Hicks in the feature round tomorrow.  Catholic Bishop, Ex-Texan, Dies  MARQUETTE. Mich . June ’i6-I/P) The Rt. Rev. Paul Joseph Nuss-baum. 63, blaliop of the Catliohc dloce.“e of Sault St. Marie and Mar-36- quelle In Michigan's upper peninsula, died In St. Mary’s hospital la.*it-nlght, victim of a stroke suffered earlier in the day.  He wa.s formerly bi&hop of Corpus Christi. Tex.  of the V. F. W. post there.  #AR AGAINST BUCKETSHOPS  Cummings Says Ring Cheating Public of Millions  would be unable to reach a verdict,  TOIL IS 14 IN PLANE CRASH  Diesel Car Hinted For Foreign Trade  '    .Î-. s* -a    »troke margin over    R    A  Four Cylinder Ford;    combe, who produced    a    second  #    *    *    i    round 74 for a total of 145.  Joe Kirkwood, the trick shot artist from Chicago, made the grade with plentv to spare and was five shots back of the front-running Cotton Kirkwood played CiuUane  EDOEWATER. N. J . Jun.    25 -    t«l*y •»'I “-'«I ’*    ">*    ■*’  (UP)—Persistent reporU that    a new    aggregate ■ is»  Ford automobllf with • tour-rylln-, J» E“' /S,    ' SL'i“ , ^  d.r Di/Ml ««in, WM und,molni I    WKh^T,x...    .hot  secret tests at the local plant of the i Ford Motor company circulated    _  through thlh town today.    ,  ii’j I Local Ford official» refUMd toiPrlmO OlltWClfljllS  Low-Flying Snips Collido In discus» the report*  UTILin BILL KEYES IN AIR FACING VETO FOR 500 HOURS  Abolition of Holding Companies ‘Must’ Clause  Drone Along Toward New Endurance Record  Rockwood Woman Fatally Inlured In Kerosene Explosion  SANTA ANNA. June 25—Funeral services will be conducted at Rock-wood. twenty miles south of Santa Anna this afternoon for Mrs. E B. Rutherford, 39. who died In Sealy hospital here last night the result of bum» received in an explosion ye.sterday afternoon.  The explosion occurred when »he started to pour kerosene Into a wood cook stove preparatory to canning beets at the old Rehm ranch house, four miles southeast of Rock-wood. the home of her daughter. Mrs. Tony Rehm. Chick Rehm was painfully burned on the face and hands in his efforts to extinguish the blaze. Kitchen furnishings were badly damaged but the sheetrock walls and ceilings protected the rest ! of the house  I Jennie Bowden was bom in I Trlckham and lived there until she I was married to Elbert Rutherford in 1916 and moved to Rockwood,  She joined the Baptist church at Rockwood when she moved there. Her husband and five children, Mrs. Rehm and Jack, Jim, Fannie Maye and John Henry all of Rockwood and eleven brother.*! and sisters »ur-' vlve  Interment will be in the Rockwood cemetery beside the grave of an infant son who died three year» ago  China Names Sze U.S. Ambassador  NANKING. June 28.—'/P-The I Nanking nationalist government today appointed Alfred Sze. present mlnl-ster to Washington, to be the first Olilniw* ambassador to tij§ United Stales  gee f.OM. Page 3. Í ol. 2  South America  WASHINGTON. June 35 i/T. A presidential veto of Uie utility holding company bill l* forecast by some leglslatoi * unleK.*> admlnkstratlnn leaders are ¡.uccensful in their hou»e floor fight to restore the 'death ‘entenre for such holding firms a» the government calls ‘unneces-jsary ”  Debate '>n the measure opens tomorrow first liowever, the rules  MERIDIAN. Miss. June 35—4-P) With Al Key I, toothache tempor-  WASHINOTON. June 25 —'4’i— Declaring that a nation-wide ring of chain bucketshop swindlers la mulching the pubiic of "mlUlon!*,”  NEW YI 'oK, June 35—<4'>—Primo rnmmlttec iiad to deride whether i 30 seconds set in 1830 by John and Carnera will have an advantage of * four or ctriif hours of d 1stunslon i Kenneth Hunter at Chicago. rdH over Joe Louis. De-1 should be allowed A meeting for The Keys went aloft  The United States recently ele-...    . .    .    vated    its    legatimi    in Nanking    t«  «Uy relieved, he and hi* brotlwr. i    gt.tus    of an embaasv  Fred, roared nearer a new worlds |    ^    g^^Ke Alfred    Bie. who    fought  endurance flying ree >rd today. !  Tliey passed thetr 500th hour in | the air at 8:32 a. m (Central Standard Time I, only 54 hours. 42 minutes and 30 seconds short of the the i record of 853 hour. 42 minutes and i  The car. it was reported, is being ,    LOUlS 63 POllIldS  [developed to m*et competition of a   ------new    and    cheap Japanese car hed-  ifopjright. 1935, by Ass’d Pres») i uled to be marketed next January.  MEDE1.LIN, Colombia. June 28.— The competition. It wax «id. wa.~ an-183 j.g p' -    ,    „    »v,*.    ,    /-.i    «    .„j  Doctors worked today to save the ¡tlclpated In foreign and not domes-jtrolt negro in    their 15-round heavy-i    this purpf>’‘^e w««; called    for late this    plane,    the Ole    Mis*, on June 4 and    ;  tn thru  lives of ax seriously injured survlv- * tie trade.  Attorney General Cummings made , ors and prevent an increase in the ' The car, according to the ir^rta  a Dlea todav for public cooperation toll of 14 lives taken when two low- ;will attain  to wipe out* the “racketeers ’    flying airplanes locked and crashed hour and will yi'W 30 miles on  Evidence collected b> the jiU/tice into flame*    «»‘»n of fuel o  ; department. Cummings said in an ; The dimsur, one of the wornt ever ,  I interview with the Associated Press,. to befall planes In the Americas. .«^. It was said i points to bucketshop headquarteiw ' plunged the city Into grief Theater •  ' in New York and Chicago.    ! performances were suspended in w-1  weight msK h tonight in the Yankee j afternoon stadium The Pallan giant, a form-; Private  I  T L. Nipp pastor ol tlie If. E^piist church, has re-! t om the country church con-•nte held at the  We know the names of Uie leaders, * he said, “but it will take cooperation of both the pubiic and legitimate brokers to put them  ^ , ,rom th, country church con-,  IK'nc» hf W M the SouthwMlern i of • ('O«»! priion  Seniiruiv li* Fort Worth last week.  Re* Nipp. wl»o aTtrs’ted attention “t ’he Ipudfr, in his rienomi-nttion ’uy ht.*; worr. witli th#* El.mdale churen ana bv liih    <>f the  country churches ol Tsykir county, was one of th§ prtocip*! flpwUw» ^  spect to one of the victims, f’arlo« | Rio Grande Treaty  Oardel, prominent South American j _    «  film actor    Passed    By    Senate  The plane of Ernesto Samper who |    .  was known as the “Lindbergh of j WASHINGTON, June 25 —    —  Colombia collided yesterd»:- with , The West bill to anthnrlze negotla-"With unquestioned superuH- abil- ] one owned by the Scadta, » Ger- | tion of a treaty with Mexico to ity as salesmen with thousands of I man firm, while taking off from the determine equitable division of wat-dollars to spend on elaborate offices, i Medellin airport    jers of the lower Rm Grande, tower  long distance telephone calls and ’ The deifd. the first seven of whom ; Colorado and Tia Juana rivers was telegram*, and an Indirert system were tn Sam per’.s plant:    yesterday    r*.    the    .M-naie  Oardel, one of South An*^^ricts The measure wen’ uark to the  I    - house for concurrence in mfnor  rL&NE dUBU. Wtm 2* ^ sUmBndmeat#.  speed of 70 mile, an cr Utleh(/l* er tipped the beam at I 30 miles on a 300 1.3 wh le the “Brown Bomber” which hell' for weighed m on the official scales IL wUI be mark-I early thh afternoon at aR?roximately j    .    ♦  -------   ___ ¡Helen Wills Wins  First Round Tilt  liic*.* of house aentl-,),own that a majority In mandatory abolition of  have flown a mileage almost equal hee ILIf.lIT, Page 12. t oi. 7  China’s battles before the league of nations council in 1931 served previously as Chinese miniNter to Wish-Ington from 1931 to 1938 He resumed this post in 1933  ment ha * opposed t*  holding c i.ipanies by 1943 as asked    4ei»hp{1|ilp  by President Roosevelt Admlnls-  tratton h pe^ »re pinned. H was MeetlnO Tonlfltlt said, on ;»ier '^onferencas between j    ”  the house gnrt senate The senate voted for mandatory :  *btl*nt and vitlr..' rhMtSy lontght antf W Wmi Ta«at    W#i(    1  liostn rtaudy nool#! tn Panhandi<- v* ■■ Ea*t Ttaa*    Ka»t    .  Partly rliiuSy    i/i .    t  naa<tay  ‘■«rt . rteuSy ta  abolition i)^ After weckv ; tenstaie eoiT 1 id a comprr  oi payofi, the swindlers offer one I.C0L t  LONDON June 25—4* Helen Wills Monrt. began her campaign to retain the all-England tennU . aecuritic championship today by eliminating ¡ authoritv t< M. Fiaumparten of Hungary. 6-0. j companies 6-1. in a first round match on Wimbledon's famou| courts  Helen Jh* ohs, the American champion and old ri> ..1 of Mrs Moody's, also adva ed into the secotvi round In easy style, whlr/plng Nelli Adam-4HGi, Belglah chasilrfoh. 6-3. 6-2.  h ci.c vote margin p dela the house in-:,er'-e committee draft-measure giving nnimiK.sif>n permissive apoli.t.li the holding  Chairman Ra burn (p-Texasi of  the houi*e ('»inn.utee Is le&ding the fight to re.sure the “sentence ’ Rev-eral legìi*^ tNìt* w*ho did not want their nail e* published, predicted  Final plans for a specuU meeting of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows July 9 will be made at a regular sessicm tonight at 8 o’clock. Degree work will be conferred by the Abilene lodge wltii the a*sl»t-aiice of Sw(»etwauBi members who will be visitors at the July meeting. InvUattons to two grand officer» for the gathering will be extended.  Plans for attending a district meeting at Coiema Wednesday and Thursday wUi also be discussed to-  n *1 m«.-5isi«p «(Ml W«4n«Kisy,  ■fl«)  ■Iti    —  *! • •-.4 W*4.  "■«íTipírnur«»  p SI  S«e UTILIBHJU Fag® W* Cot • I OÜht.  - tt .1 —t    .  *1 huoy    :r    m    T.  D»5    ,.«•  JUilsUv» »«áaMhíy  TS*»  s M  TT  7«  T»  T*  T3  TS  T4  TS  T*  sa  •6  Tf  . »T * "q  T t»  il,  II*  «SW   

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