Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Abilene Daily Reporter Newspaper Archive: July 4, 1935 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Abilene Daily Reporter

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               PAR CLO TLY UDY Wyt Abilene ISatty 'ION "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron VOL LIV. Full Leased Wires Of Associated Press (W) United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1935-TEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 216 U.S. Celebrates Independence Day Huge Crowd Flocks To Last Day's Cowboy Reunion Program The Spirit of American Independence These two exemplify the spli'.t of American Independence which the nation memoralizes today. Top, t reproduction of "the Slgnlnr of the a bold act in the uncertain days of 147 years that set the nation on its formal course of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." Below, a of them and other celebrations characterize America's "Fourth." (Associated Press Photos) Goodrich A nd Wife Waive Extradition Will Be Returned Today To Detroit Where He Will Face Murder Charges Still I 3h Fourth; Plenty of Fight Ahead WASHINGTON, July ficialdom mixed work and recre- ation today as the fourth of July arrived with congress still here and plenty of fighting ahead. President Roosevelt set part of the day aside for a conference with NEW YORK, July ing extradition, Mtrccn Ward Good- 27-year-old trap drummer who confessed the pathological murder jof 11-year-old Lillian Gallaher, was Substantial Expansion Is Predicted By Texas University Man AUSTIN, July new era for Texas predicted today by Elmer H. Johnson, University of given Into the custody of Detroit of- Texas business research spei ficials today. I "Texas industry occupies a His wife, Florence, charged with "acting in concert" with Goodrich in his flight from Detroit, also waived extradition. The Detroit officials said they would not return with the prisoners until tomorrow, probably by train. The extradition papers were sign- ed by Judge Morris Koenig, of gen- eral sessions, at his home. At the police headquarters, before they were taken to Judge Koenig's house leaders on his "tax-the- ihome, Goodrich proclaimed the wealth program. The rest of the holiday was for whatever struck his fancy. Some others prominent in the capital spent part of the day pre- paring for debates imo took the opportunity for com- ilete relaxation. Many government ?folk left town; for those who re- mained there were fireworks and a traditional parade. Vice President Gamer and Sen- ator Robinson, the democratic lead- had a chore to do. They had to call the senate into session at noon and recess until Monday to comply with the law that says neither house of congress shall re- cess more than three days without the consent of the other. No other Senators were required to be on hand for this ceremony. The house recessed Tueiday until Friday. The United States army band headed the Independence Day pa- rade down Pennsylvania avenue The fireworks display was arranged complete innocence of his wife and said she had frequently urged him to surrender. On leaving Judge Koenig's home, Goodrich displayed the first irrita- tion of his incarceration. When per- sons crowded about him, he shouted J Texas state history, to them: "Get out of here." He appeared as if he was about :cialist. a zone on the industrial frontiers of Amer- said Johnson. "There exists many basic economic lessons for a substantial expansion of Texas in- dustry, processing those raw mate- rials Texas has in such abundance, and selling the product in availabi" markets." Oil discovery at Spindletop oil field near Beaumont in 1901 marked one turning point in Texas indus- try, Johnson added. It, made the state a leading mineral producer. Oil refining and the large amount of natural gas in Texas is making it attractive to manufacturers. Those factors, added to the rapidly growing buying power of south- western people and natural location for exporting, point to a new era in Anna Belle Mitchell First; Second Place Won By Floy Beth Richards of Throckmorton BY WENDELL BEDIOHEK Staff Correspondent STAMFORD, July of July holiday brought to the sixth annual meeting of the Texas Cowboy Reunion the lar- gest morning crowd since open- ing of the three-day program, and attendance was being j swelled with arrival of delega- tions for the afternoon parade and rodeo performance. Prize Winners Anna Belle Mitchell of Sweetwat- er, mounted on a dun and white paint mare, Fay, was awarded first place in sponsors' final contest this morning and will receive the grand prize, a saddle awarded by the Sales- manship club of Dallas, second place and prize of riding boots went to Floy Beth Richards of Throck- morton, Jack a dun Other winners were Leta Faye Barbee of Merkel, whose prize was spurs, third place; Walter Fay Cowden of. Midland, bride bits, fourth place, an Mrs. Addson Jones of Justiceburg, fifth place. Robert Koouce of Clairmont was top man in calf roptag event, with time of 22 3-5 seconds. Pee Wee Flowers and N. A. Piltock of Asper- mont tied for second with 23 3-5. Joe McCluskcy of Throckmorton had time of 24 4-5 and S. Eidson of Lovington, N. M. had 25 seconds flat. Fifty eight ropers contested. Sponsors appearing In final revue besides the wmners were Peggy Jackson, Abilene; Mrs. James Boss. Baird; Modesta Good, Big Spring; Maggie V. Taylor, Breckenridge; Celia Ann Humphries, Guthrle; Re- ta Bell, Odessa; Frances Park, Ro- by; Joan Stocks, San Angelo; Madge Plant, Seymour; Mrs. Georgia Ev- ans, Stephenvllle. Pittock of Aspermont appeared to have the best average for calf rop- ing, his records for the three days Major Portion Of Works Fund To Be In Circulation By Aug. 1 WASHINGTON, July jthere will be a substantial number of A major portion of the 000 employment fund will be in circulation by August 1, with every state scheduled for a share or the money by that time. Works Progress Administrator Harry L. Hopkins made that prom- ise after allotting an initial to New York City, Washing- ton, D. C., Alabama, Georgia and Indiana. "Each state will have been allo- cated a, certain sum by the first of next month to start transferring needy from relief rolls to payrolls." We will have work-proj- s approved and ready to go and persons at work earning their own living and off the dole." Other directors of the employ- ment drive moved meanwhile to ex- pedite the program to bring it to its peak In mid-November as the administration seeks to employ 3.- persons to end direct relief. President Roosevelt Issued over the signatures of Hopkins, Public Works Administrator Harold Ickes and Prank Walker, head the division of applications. and In- formation, a statement providing for "the development of a balanc- ed program of sound projects which will take a maximum number of workers off the relief rolls." He decreed that developments o any type costing or more should come under jurisdiction PWA along with all other and grant, applications. Hopkins works progress divisions will dlrec work below that figure. The preliminary allocations tc states, Hopkins said, would flnanc projects ready for construction work that can be started "within week" to give employment. "First." Hopkins said, "we wil take the best of the activities being carried on by the person now on work-relief. We will pu some more money for materials in Sec WORKS FUND, Paye 9, Col 5 AUSTIN, July Larger payrolls but slight decrease in the number of employes over June, 1934. and his wife into an automobile They were taken back to oolice sta- tion to await the trip to Detroit. Goodrich and his wife greeted j Pttyi.oUs in reportinc business- es showed 3.1 per cent, employment decline, but a 1.3 per cent hike in payrolls. Changes since May, 1935, each other with a kiss when they; very .slight. Amarilln. Beau- were brought together this morning j m0nt and Part Arthur all showed In the detectives' station house. qua.rtt.-s the better than average payroll and em- ployment increases for the period. Will Rogers Reveals His Flans For rw Air Travel In Balance Of the Year for after-dark, with the president one of the probable spectators. It Working the rodeos is getting to will be held at the Washington be a little too strenuous for ft man monument, which Is almost in: his back-yard. Chairman Buchanan (D-Texi of the house appropriations committee went on a fishing trip In Virginia. Aged Grandmother Mattern Dies OMAHA. July Bar- grandmother of died here late night. When "Jlmmle" was making his first globe circling attempt with Bennett Griffin In 1332 and later when he new round the world aiune In 1933, "Grandma" Mattern was his most eager observer. Mrs. Me.ttcm had beer. In ill hetlth lor year. Mattern. IJames Mnttern, of his age. Will Rogers said hc.re yesterday as he boarded an Ameri- can Airlines Douglas airliner at for Fort Worth. Will was joking. He is only 56, born November 4, 1879 at Ooiagah, Indian Territory, kee land, and That Is Chero- At the Abilene airport Will told about his plans for Mi? balance oi the year. It will be flying, of course He has book'ed passage on the Inau- gura! flight of Pan American's Clip- per ship from San Francisco to Chi- na, via Honolulu and the Midway Islands, inaugurating the trans- Pacific .service. That is set for Oc- tober. Later in the year he will fly Will's groat-grand- aunt was Tlana Rogers, who was with Pan-American from Miami to General Sam Houston's Indian wife, i South American ports; board the After a strenuous day at the Cow- j Grn'l Zeppelin rir. Pornambuco. boy reunion af Stamford, Will fcor- Brazil, on its last flight before the rowed an oil company's Waco cabin plane that had borne Governor James V. Allred to the reunion, and flew over to Abilene to meet AA's eastbound Douglas. The Douglns not usually stop hero, but Will Is the nation's No. 1 air tie-up on FrJedrichshafen, Germany: take Imperial Airways at London with Capetown. South Afri- ca, his destination; and return via I lie west const, of South America. Will arrived here Into yesterday .with bllsleird I'r.cc and neck, his passenger and all lines waive their I siilrt melted down and the tall out, for him, picking him up any-1 where and any time. I See ROGERS, S, Col. 8 See REUNION, Page 9, CoL 6 Eastland Boy's 74 Due to Fall Before Matinee Attack On Par Low score in the qualifying round of the Abilene invitation tournament had dropped to 74, and the entry total had risen to 119 at noon today. Sam Conner of Eastland was out In front with the 74, Just topping the 75 with which Wayne Middle- ton of Fort Worth topped the 28 qualifiers who turned In their cards last week-end. Conner's mark, however, was not expected to withstand the main attack on par, slated early this aft- ernoon, when majority of the flight potential will be gunning fnr medal honors. Arrivals this ncluded Gordon Young of Dallas, L. T. Burns of Wichita Falls, and John Marston of Ban Angelo, pres- ent West Texas title holder. Mars- ton, off his game, was four ovei par through No. 11 In his qualifying round. Mike Montgomery of San Angelo S See GOLF, Page 9, Col. Z Draws Life Term In Holdup Killing TYLER, July Cantrell. accused of the murder of Joe Logan, 16, Tyler butcher boy during a bus holdup Feb. 3, todp.y was assessed a penitentiary sen- tence of 99 years. A district court jury returned the guilty verdict at 7 a. m. today. Thn Jury took the COST last night and locked! up al. p, m. Logan was slain M he grappled with one of two bandits. Friends Ridicule Robbery Accusation Against T. L. Osborne A former city of Abilene employe, Thos. L. Osborne, 26, held with two others- In Fort Worth on R charge of robbery with firearms, had sup- port Thursday from friends here who ridiculed the thought of his having been a participant in a cafe holdup on highway 10, west of Fort Worth, Tuesday night. An hour after Mrs. Ed Hudson's Last Chance cafe was entered by three men, one flourishing a pistol, Osborne, J. S. Sweeden and Carroll Osbome, Dallas, were arrested in Fort Worth as their car stopped at a traffic light. Witnesses asserted they were the trio who took a slot machine and from the cafe cash drawer after showing officers badges; but Osbome, denying guilt, said he had not been on the high- way flt all but had just arrived from Dallas, where he had been visiting relatives. The charges were lodged In Justice Hal P. Hughes' Fort Worth court. Left Here June 30 Osborne was a 1927 graduate of Abilene high school and had a year in Hardin-Simmons university He was one of the city's best swimmers, serving as life guard at Boy Scout and other meets. In May last year See ARRESTED, Page 9, Col. 5 Delk Revival Is To Open Tonight Annual summer revival of the Church of Christ at Delk school- house Is to begin tonight with G. B. Shelburne. Jr. doing the preaching. Open air services will be held each evening at o'clock. Morning and aftemon services will be held on Sundays In the schoolhouse. A special service has been an- nounced for the next Sunday after- noon at o'clock. J. N. Cowan, widely known evangelist of Robs- Legion Gets Blame For Bonus Defeat Representative Wright Pat- man of Texas Accuses Belgrano and Thomas BRISTOL, Va., July Wright Fatinan (D-Tex> heaped blame today for the defeat of his bill for full payment of veterans justed service certificates upon the heads .of National Commander Frank N. Belgrano and Legislative Representative John Thomas Taylor of the American Legion. "They rendered Up service for the veterans and some effective head work and foot work for nig bankers and big interests In tills country." Patman said of Belgrano and Tay lor In a Fourth ol July address here before legionnaires from posts In Southwest Virginia and East Tenn' essee. Asserting to the press before the address that he probably would in- troduce a resolution for such an in- vestigation shortly, Patman in his address said the next legion "con- vention should go on record asking for a congressional investigation of Wall street's connection with im- portant, Influential office holders In the American Legion and former See BONUS, Pige 9. Col. 1 Louisiana Negro Reported Lynched VILLE PLATTE, La., July Rumors that Adam Avle, negro ac- cused of attempting to attack a white woman, had been mutilated and lynched were circulated here today following his removal from jail by a mob. The sheriff, chief of police, depu- ties and other ofilclals were un- available for comment and Inquir- ers were told that they could not be located. While some citizens said they had heard the negro, taken from the Jail Tuesday nlglit, was lynched. town, who Is now conducting a others said they believed he wns meeting at Anson, will preach. Balzc being held a captive In a cabin near brothers quartet of Tuxedo will be Ville Platt. present, and numbers by them, as The clothing or the negro was re- well as old-time gospel singing found near the outskirts of the congregation, will follaw thfj the town yesterday, preaching service. The meeting will continue through Sunday, July 14. New Laws to Cripple New Orleans Plan Of Dictator BATON ROUOE, La.. July 4. Louisiana celebrated Independent Day by preparing for another o Huey Long's .special legislative ses slons In militia guarded Bator Rouge. Lawmakers hurried to the capita at Senator Long's bidding to mee at 10 p. m. to pass more laws aimed at the antagonistic city governmen of New Orleans, Long hopped aboard an airplane yesterday and sped to New Orleans to take direct charge of state a( fairs. He was asked If he would legislate Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley of New Orleans out of office. "I don't he answered, mvcn't decided yet." Long said the assembly, the third tills year under martial law here would provide funds to pay salaries of New Orleans police and firemen and would furnish money for street Sec LOUISIANA, 9, CoL 5 Test Pilot Sets New Speed Mark SAN DIEGO, Calif., July Laurels of a new speed flight rec- ord from C., to Agua Callente, Mexico, today rested on the brow of Earl Prtman, 23-year- old test pilot. Sending his speedster througli the air at an average of 242 miles an lour, Ortman made the one-stop 1.200-mlle dash In 5 hours 27 min- utes 48 seconds yesterday. The late James R. Redell set the previous unofficial record of 6 hours 48 min- utes In 1331. Resisting Arrest, Oklahoman Slain OKEMAH, Okla., July 4. A man identified by officers as John Burleson, 35, of HeriryetU. WILS shot FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO FORE AS SUN SETS FOR NRA Recovery Administration, After Two Years of Powerful and kiued by Deputy sheriff Hoy; Code Activity, Becoming Mere Research Aqency Morgrldge early today. i _ 3 Morgrldge said he shot Burleson j WASHI IGTON July after the latter ran from a parked sun was scttlnE on hud. car near here when he itoppcd to norl2on thal of question him and then wheeled and "Ired at the deputy tliree times with an automatic ptslol. A youth In the car with Burleson offered no resistance. He was taken nto custody, but County Attorney O. P. Nash said no charecs would be lied against him, and thai he proo- ably would be released today. The deputy said he and nnclhcr olflcer were searching for three men believed to have been looting bOK cars of the Port Sriith and Western railroad wher, they came upon the parked car. CABLES rn BEP.LIN, July er Adolf Hitler cabled fourth of July felicitations today to Presl- dont Frar.kJui D. Roosevelt. the Federal Trade Commission ap- peared to be rising. Dislodged from its zenith by a supreme court decision after two years of powerful code activity, the NRA was rapidly becoming a mere research and planning1 ngency. Ad- ded power to regulate industry wns bring shifted to the commission. Pair trade practice agreements will be established by the commis- sion under its strict rules of opera- tion, NRA Administrator James L. O'Neill revealed. These will Include anti-trust laws and prohibition of monopolies, These ro.strictlons, It was Indicat- ed, may be lightened, even Uv the point of permitting price-fixing i upon. Inquiries from than 60 Industry groups concerning volun- tary codes have been referred by NRA to the commission. In the fu- ture they should go directly to the commission, O'Neill said. The proposals now on hand In- clude those from copper products manufacturers, fertllliier producers, and nuti-jiioblle retailers. The 1st- ter Is Interested, O'Neill said, "In maintaining the code schedules of used car vElues." The trnde commission Is ready to receive arguments from both In- terstate and Interstate Industries, liough It was made clear there ore no powers of enforcement for the latter. If violations of pacts nre reported Involving Industries Traffic A Problem Over Country As Crowds Answer The Urge To "Go Places" By The Associated Press. The United States today waj a bunting-draped nation of pa- rade watchers, picnickers, mo- torists, oration listeners or sim- ply one-day vacationists, with a share of fireworks as the fillip for "a grand and glorious, Fourth of July.'1 Traffic Problem The nation's transportation facllr itlej felt the pressure of the tradi- tional urge of many celebrants to "go places and do things." Many-an automobile thoroughfare was packed with lines of cars.. Trains, excurslqn boats, buses and part of the press. In the center of the greatest popula- tion thousands of New Yorkers Joined In tts stalest travel, rush of recent years. New Jersey's state police sought problem In the nlr, through the'use of two planes, one radio-equipped, to survey and control traffic rout- Ings. Beaches caught a tide of pleasure seekers. Goll courses did rushing business while sports events and traditional patriotic observances drew others who chose not to spend the day at home. Former President Hoover, speak- ing at Gross.Volley, Calif., took an Independence Day theme in the locale of his early coreer as a stu- dent mining engineer to tell l throng that world-wide assault on the liberties guaranteed in the Dec- laration of Independence is in its crisis. "The Fourth of amid threatened world should bring re- dedlcatlon to the proposition that the freedom won for men shall not See FOURTH, Page 9, Col. 8 Abilene Observes Fourth Quietly Abilene Thursday was quietly ob- serving the Fourth of July. F'aes were flying in celebration of the na- tional Independence day, but there was no ceremony. Practicclly all business institu- tions, city and county offices, the courts, postoffice end schools were closed and the citizenship was holiday in various spending the ways. Swimming at the American Le- gion pool, fishing at the two muni- cipal and and play ata the Taylor county rec- reation center, Fair Park, were in- cluded in activities, in addition to nnumerable picnics and Informal gatherings. Many children were on hand at See HOLIDAY, Pace 9, Col. 8 Hold Suspect In Robbery of Bank BRONTE, July In tlie First National bank robbery here ast Monday have not identified a suspect, who was arrested by San Angelo officers In Rotan Wednes- day afternoon. The man is still be- ing held, hOTvevcr. Wea cloudy ta- nlght and Friday. of meridian 'trtly cloudy tonight Eail Tex Partly cloudy, Ion unrt Friday. other practices formerly frowned I Set Pare 9, CoL 8 nd Friday. 100l.h meridian wrrs In Tempera I urei TVed. Tliuri. 7P 77 75 74 73 77 S7 AS Midnight. .......79 Noon .......___90 Sunrlv _____________Sunset CALM Turn. Dry iheririomeltr ,.91r Wet thflrmomeur Retatlv. humidity   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication