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   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               FAIR P] Abilene jTaflp "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS TT H EDI1 ME riON VOL LIV. Fun Leased of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1935-TEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The AMene Mornlno Newt) NUMBER 291 Cotton Crop Runs Far Over Quota Senate Votes To Outlaw Gold Suits Bob-Tailed Plane Seen By Many Abllenlans Here'i a new view of the unique bob-tailed Waterman ArrowpUne, viewed by icorei of Abllenuuu Tuesday as It stopped here enroute to Washington where further vesta will be nude by the bureau of aeronautics. The plane was designed by Waldo Waterman to sell, If manufactured on a large scale, for less than and be comparatively safe for novice fliers. The plane left Shreveport, La., this morn- ing for the east. BILL PERMITS LITIGANTS TAX HEARINGS CLOSED Penalizes Well I9orporations Declares One Witness WASHINGTON, Aug. After listening to a final blast from organized business against the ta bill passed by the house at Presl dent Roosevelt's request, the finance committee today conclude public hearings on the measure. Chairman Harrison Immedlatel called an executive session for to morrow to consider revisions. H expressed hope the bill could be made ready for senate consideration early next week. Asked what changes were likely Harrison said: "We haven't had an exchange views yet. We will have morning and afternoon sessions and maj meet at Ellsworth C. Alvord, a forme legislative counsel for congress on tax matters, spoke for the chambe of commerce of the United States a the committee's final hearing. "Inequitable" "Inequitable" and "uncertain' were some of the terms he applied to the excess profits levy which the house adopted ta lieu of the broadly graduated corporation income rates suggested by the president. penalizes conservatively man' enterprizes and discriminates against them in favor or Inflatlon- Istlc corporate Alvord de- clared. Meanwhile, some committee mem- bers indicated they might seek to ease the Inheritance levies in the house bill. These range as high as 75 per cent on that portion of an Inheritance over The excess profits tax against See TAX BILL, Page 9, Col. 6 WOMAN HURT AT CROSSING Car Goes Into Ditch Avoid Motorcyclist To Mrs. Rosa L. Jordan of Durango, Colo., was seriously injured and her daughter, Glenna, was hurt slight- ly when they were thrown from an automobile as it went over the curb into the drainage ditch at the Grape street crossing north of the high school at a. m. Hazel Jordan, son and brother nt the injured, was driving at the time mishap. After making a Hit turn on South First at the crossing, Jordan said a motorcycle rider cut In front of his machine forcing him into the curb and ditch. His mother and sister wurc thrown from the car ns It hit the curb. Mrs. Jordan received a severe head Injury and lacerations about ACCIDENT, ftft J, Cd. J Ethiopian Mission Will Go To Japan ;i-; _ [Purpose of-Party Kept Buys Five Foreign Liners to Transport- Troops to East Africa ADDIS ABABA, Aug. Governmental plans for an Ethi- opian mlision to Japan, to leave Addis Ababa soon, were disclosed day. The mission, it.was said, by an authority, is to be headed by Daba Blrrou, former official of the for- eign office. The purpose of the Ethiopian party will be kept a close secret. Birrou Is experienced In diplo- matic negotiations with the Japa- nese. He accompanied the first Eth- iopian mission to Japan in 1932. That delegation WBS headed by Foreign Minister Herouy who re- turned the visit of .the Japanese delegation to the coronation of Em- peror Halle Selassie. (In recent days, rumors have been heard in Ethiopia, but officially de- nied, that a Japanese mission was on its way to the Ethiopian capital.) The German legation scoffed at rumors that Gen. Hans Kunrtt, for- mer commander of the Bolivian army, was In Ethiopia. He described it as another "Invented story" like recent fantastic tales that Lawrenci of Arabia was still alive and had appeared on the borders of Kenya. (The Bolivian legation in Berlin stated jjiat General Kundt Is stil living in Bolivia, although born German, he has become a natural- ized Bolivian.) Emperor Halle Selassie mean while, has refused permission to his warriors to foregather In the vicin- ity of Adua, where an Italian ex- pedition was crushed 40 years ago. Authoritative sources expressed belief today that the King of Kings realizing Adua probably would be Italy's first goal, may decide not to defend it forcefully, but to use puni- tive surprise tactics elsewhere. This belief was based on reports that Halle Selassie discussed with See ETHIOPIA, Page t, Col. 2 NAZI BAN ON FREEMASONS All Lodges In Reich Told to Disband By Saturday BERLIN, Aug. uehrer Adolf Hitler's newspaper Voelkischer Beobachter, announcet oday that all P'ee Mason lodges ;hroughout the Reich would come to an end Saturday. On that day, the newspaper said, re State Lodge of Saxony, the Dresden Great Lodge and the "Ger- man Brethren Chain" of Leipzig would be dissolved. After dissolution of the old Prus- lan Free Mason lodge July 21 and he gradual disappearance of srnall- r lodges in a year-Jong campaign, he Free Masons in o-called "state enemies" thus rould be wiped out completely. Hitler's organ, asserting the sec- et aim of Free Masonry was ewlsh world republic, said the orthcomlng dissolution would "fln- sh a special chapter in world istory, and (lie guardian of the Tazl idea) wil1 be alert." Jews accused of trying to hide heir race to escape antl-semltism Sec GERMANY, Page ii. Col. 4 Rep. Patman Will Speak In Angelo SAN ANGELO. Aug. ongiessman Wright Patman will xplaln his fair trade practices bill as a protraljle sucessor to le the convention of the test Texas Pharmaceutical assocla- on here Aug. 20, 21, and 22, It was nnounccd tcvcay. Patman Is chalr- an of the federated fair trade ncUcei invtutlfatlng committee. AFL WARS ON RACKETEERS Federation Will Cooperate With N. Y. Police ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Aug. American Federation of Labor wants every labor racketeer "exposed and punished." This expression of policy came last night from William L. Green, federation president, after his ex- ecutive council had appointed three of its members to cooperate In the New York City campaign to drive labor racketeers out of the metro- politan area. "The position of the American Federation of Labor toward racket- eers Is well Green said. "We want every, racketeer who may fasten himself upon any of our unions exposed and punished." Charges that racketeers were bleeding worklngmen of a good share of their pay envelopes have been hurled frequently at union labor in recent years. Union officials, it has been charg- See LABOR, Page 9, Col. 6 Houston Gaming Place Is Raided HOUSTON. Aug. rangers raided a gambling estab- Ishment in thf heart of the down- town section lace last night and ar- rested persons on charges of gambling. Ranger Captain Wheatley led the raid In which officers said {400 In cash and poker chips and gaming laraplttrnalla were seized. Captain Vheatley was assisted by Private Allbrlght and members of the department. An Effort Will Be Made In House to Omit Com- promise; Vote On the Measure Is 53 to 24 WASHINGTON, (UP) The senate overrode vigorous opposition by conser- vative democrats and republi- cans today and approved a re- solution outlawing suits against the government by holders of federal "gold clause" obliga- tions. The vote was 53 to 24. Goes to House. The measure now goes back to the house where an effort probably will be made to restore it to the form In which it passed originally on July 18. As adopted by the senate, the res- olution would permit suits for six months after Its final enactment. Then the courts would be closed to anyone who feels he has lost money on his government, obligations be- cause of the dollar devaluation pro- gram. Cries of "repudiation" and warn- ings that the country's credit would be "impaired" were heard as the senate sped action under a strict limit on debate. President Roosevelt .sent the mea- sure to congress as part of hi "must" program after the suprem court's decision upholding the goy ernment in the recent "gold cases. The court left the way open, how ever, for future suits. Permission for the six months grace period In which could sue was Inserted by the sen ate banking and currency commit tee on motion of Senator William G. McAdoo, and over ob< Jectlons of the administration. "Logical" The legislation was brought up yesterday by Chairman Fletcher (D-Fla) of the banking committee with the statement that it was the "logical, natural, inevitable conse- quence" of the government's mone- tary policies which congress hac approved. Senator Adams (D-Colo) contend ed that in the celebrated gold cases :he supreme court had held the government had the right to change ;he medium for discharging private contracts but "no right to repudi- ate Its own obligations." "If this he said 'once establishes the theory that its word is good only when It chooses, t will destroy not only its own cred- t, but what is more, Its integrity.' In reply. Senator Norris (R-Neo) 'aid the right of a sovereign power o refuse to be sued was an estab- Ished right and that "a man who ends money to the government cnows there is no way to enforce myment." Connally, Schall Clash. The debate was marked by lash between blind Senator Schall R-Mlnn) and Senator Connally In which Schall likened ivlng Information to the Texan to putting pearls before swine." Calling this a "coarse and brutal replied that most f the Mlnncsotan's speeches were llled with "slanderous, slimy harges against the president and very responsible official." Schall attempted to reply, but Connally refused to yield and chall was ordered by vice Presl- ent Gamer to "conduct himself ccordlng to the rules." Lives at Stake Mrs. Blanche Dnnkel, left, and Mrs. Evelyn Smith, convicted of the torso murder of Ervln Linj, Mm Dirakel's son-in-law, were to hear sentence passed this aft- ernoon In ChlcAfo. The prosecu- tion asked the death penally. Will Fight Next Month In Either Chicago Or New York CHICAGO, Aug. Baer, former heavyweight cham- pion, and Joe Louis, sensational De- troit negro, today were matched by Promoter Mike Jacobs of New York to fight on September 26 or 21 at either New York or Chicago. Engineers On Inspection Tour of District Robert C. Hoppe, project ent'l- eer for the Abilene district, works rogress administration, and his as- stant. Hugh Hennlng are on an nspection trip to Eastland, Steph- ns, Callahan, Jones and Shackel- ford counties. They are looking ev- er proposed projects o[ the area and conferring with project sponsors. Leaving the local offices Wednes- day, they are expected to return Saturday. Delegations from Snyder and Col- orado were expected here this aft- ernoon to confer with Wlntield James, WPA director. A Coke coun- ty group composed Robert Kneir- 1m, S. A. Klker, a county commis- sioner and D. T. McClcsky from the county relief office was here during the morning. the1 fight was'expected some- time today by Jacobs after a con- ference with Chicago promoters, who seek the battle for Soldier Field, although it was considered quite probable It would be held In New York. Ancll Hoffman, manager of the former signed for Bncr. with Co-Manager John Roxborough signing for Louis, who won his 24th consecutive fight last nlsht by stop- ping King Levlnsky of Chicago be- fore almost spectators at Comiskey Park. Hoffman, who watched Louis con- tinue his victory march last night, Said Baer was alrcp.dv In training in the east and that his hands were hi good condition. Wallace Says No Cause For Anxiety; Bankhead Expects Loan; Texas Yield Bales WASHINGTON, Aug. 193B American cotton crop of bales, 000 bales in excess of last year's production, was forecast today by the department of agricul- ture. Even though the estimate Cotton Futures Break Sharply NEW YORK, Aug. ton futures broke as much as a bale today after publication of a government cotton estimate that ms bearishly Interpreted and ral- lied only slightly from the lows. Closing prices were 13 to 21 points ower. Spot was 11.65 cents, off 20 points. PORTUGUESE BOXER HURT OPORTO, Portugal, Aug. Jose Santa, Portuguese "man moun- In" retired boxer who fought Max Boer in 1931. was in a critical con- dition in a hospital toda yafter an automobile accident in which received a fractured skull. he topped most private forecasts, and was more than a million bales in eiceas of this year's Bankhead act allotment of bales, Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace professed to see no cause for anxiety. Adequate credit He promised that "adequate credit" facilities would be extended to farmers to assure orderly market- Ing of the crop. Sen. John H. Bankhead, D., Ala., said he expected a 12-cent cotton loan. The exs.ct amount of the loan which the gover ment will advance to farmers so that they can hold their cotton Instead of dumping It on the market, will be decided soon. Cotton farmers are hoping the loan will be at least as large as the 12 cents advanced on last year's crop. If prices sag as the crop comes on the market, Wallace promised the government- be ample to absorb excess tipplles. Immediate reaction of the mark- ets to the report was drop of one- tenth to one-fifth of a cent a pound In future quotations. If the crop Is u large as now estimated, the Bankhead ginning tax of six cents a pound would have to be paid on more than bales of the crop. Each farmer is given a quota under the act. He See COTTON, Page 9. Col. 8 Foulois Out as Air Corps Chief WASHINGTON, Aug. Major General Benjamin D. Poulols ended a long and bitter controversy between the and the house today by retiring u chief of the army air corps. The war department announced that PouloJs, on his own application, was granted leave of absence until December 22. At that time he will be 64 and automatically retires for age. COURT FAVORS A COMPROMISE IN GIN FIGHT HOUSTON, Aug. T M. Kennerly in federal court toda urged glnners ana others Involve In a controversy over the Bankhea Act to try to reach an agreemen and not hold up the Texas cotto crop. The Judge made his plea to thre groups concerned In a motion to an extension of a temporary tnjunc Uon restraining government agen cles from compelling cotton glnne to comply with the Bankhead Ac To facilitate the working out of solution, Judge Kennerly appointee former Governor Dan Moody head the committee. Governor Moo dy represents a faction of cotto glnners who want to comply wit the provisions of the Bankhead Ac Court was adjourned until 2 p. m Most of the morning was spent b pttarneys In explaining to Judg Kennerly the .background of th case. About two thirds of the Texn cotton crop will be affected by th decision In the hearing. Other members of the commltte arel Hugh Malone, Dallas attorne representing ginners who obtalne the temporary Injunction and wh do not want to abide by provision of the Benkhead Act. F. A. Lessourd, special attome representing the United States at tomey general. Douglas W. McGregor, Unite States district attorney Here and defendant in the suits. S. D. Bennett, United States dls trlct attorney for the eastern dlstrlc of Texas and also a defendant. After it had been explained Judge Kennerly that the temporar Injunction granted July 15 at Sher man 'Judge itandolp Bryant was contingent upon th See GINNERS, Page 9, Col. I BORAH'BOOM' IS UPJO HIM Friends Ready to Put Him In President's Race Reach Agreement On Security Bill WASHINGTON, Aug. Members of a conference committee adjusting senate-house differences on the social security bill reached complete agreement today by eliminating the Clark provision per- mitting. tax-exempt private pension plans tt remain in operation. WASHINGTON, Aug. Some ol the most intimate political associates of Senator William Borah of Idaho are ponderin whether to put him forward active! for the republican presldentla nomination next year. The decision hinges largely on the question whether the senator 1 willing to run. Ho has kept silen on that point, but a. nationally known republican who Is his clos friend said today: "If Borah could be assured of an adequate expense fund and a good campaign manager, I believe he would enter all the presldentla primaries, feeling as he does now. Wow, at seventy, he finds his party looking for a candidate who wil make the constitution a ringing Is- sue, but who has sufficient llbera leanings to appeal to the western Independent wing of republicanism Usually spoken of as a leader of the republican Borah actually has stayed "regular" so far national campaigns arc con- cerned. Believe Bauer Slain By Zenge On Wau BOY CLIMBER DIES IN FALL Body Lodged Out of Sight In Funnel Shaped Crevice CAMP CHIEF OURAY, Colo, Au- gust men searched near Lindbergh Peak today for the body of William Erode, 15, as a youthful companion told with trem- bling lips of their fatal assault on a treacherou? mountainside. The body of the scion of on old Memphis, Term., family was believed lodged beyond sight, and possibly beyond recovery, in a funnel shaped crevice into which he fell late Tues- day. Robert Henderson, also 15, of Omaha, Neb., had directed moun- tain men to the spot afUr he had been round, bajly cut nbou', the feet by sharp rocks and almost Jn- 8n BOY KILLED, Face 9, Col. 1 To Let Nurse Choose CHICAGO, Aug. The mutilation murder of Dr. Walter Bauer took a 'bizarre turn today when authorities revealed that the chemistry professor and his accus' ed slayer may have arranged a "test" ol Mrs. Loujse Shatter Bauer s love. Mandeville W. Zenge. gangling farm youth and Jilted lover of Mrs. Bauer, Is accused of the barbaric crime. "After this is over I want to marrv her If she'll have he said. Return of a grand Jury indict- ment formally charging him with murder was delayed by the Inability of Uj obtain from the comeiy marrM BBULT a month they believe to be the full details of the love tri- angle. The slain man, who left his three- hour bride to take up post gradu- ate studies at the University of Michigan, supposedly wns kidnaped from a hotel In Ann Arbor, Mhh., ten days ago and driven to Chica- go, where the emasculation opera- tion was performed with a pen- knife. Investigators of the state's at- torney's staff said the two men, de- termined to solve their clashing af- fections in a calm manner, may have left Ann Arbor to drive to Klrksvllle, Mo., and ask Bauer's bride to choose between them. A quarrel en route may have up- set the "dignified arrangement." according to the theory ot Lluet. Ot- to Erlanson of the homicide squad. Zenge was Identified as the mys- terious "Mr. who occupied a room In the Ann Arbor hotel where Bauer lived and who disap- peared with Bauer. Police said their theory of a "love test" was given credence by Hie fact that federal authorities supposedly have made an Inquiry Into the re- ported kidnaping of Bauer. The accused slayer, stubbornly In- sisting he had no part In the crime and that his "only desire was to see Louise tolij questioners that, to his knowledge, he never saw his successful rival. Zenge and the 23-year-old nurse, sweethearts since childhood, were engaged for two years before she suddenly married Bauer. Boy Attempts Suicide; Saves The Evidence NEW ORLEANS, All. (OT) Ray Carraway, 12-year-old Scout, was riven illrht chanca to live today alter he shot wlf u result of a quarrel hU father. He had been repri- manded for not helplnc Ui mother wash dtshn. "Don't touch that (un mtt pallet Ray (old the fam- ily. "It's got my finierpruitt on It now and police, will know that It's a suicide and not a murder." The family said Ray had rod detective stories. Three Dead In Head On Auto Crash iTexas, Aug. Three perions'oleTEoa'aTlri a heed- on automobile collision on the high- way Just north of Italy. Two sisters, Misses Ainu and Lovle Allen, aged 38 and 2J, of Sherman were burned to death when Mic sedan in which they wert riding burst Into flames after col- liding head-on with a small truck. Their mother, Mrs. H. L. Allen, 54, also of Sherman, died a short time later In a hospital at Wax- ahnchie, 15 miles north of here. Their father, H. L. Allen, 66, was critically burned. At the hospital In Waxahachle to which he was taken attendants said they gave him "24 hours to Mia Virginia. Lee Wllleford, 14, wh was in the car with the Aliens, jurned slightly, as were V. G. Harklns and W. B. 'Scarborough of Taylor, occupants of the truck. The ;hree were treated here. The Aliens and Miss Willeford were on their way to Holland, south of here, to visit relatives. The truck was on its way to Dallas. The accident occurred when tin two cars attempted to pass a bus and another car which had stopped :or a railroad crossing. Navy to Recruit In 1936 G. G. Elmore, navy recruiting oJ- icer here, has been notified by Lieut. W. H. Wallace, officer In harge of Hie Dallas recruiting sta- lon, that congress has authorized n increase of 11.000 men in the en- Isted strength of the navy during he fiscal year of 1936. The navy, states the letter, will ;gln the year with men and inish with About s.nno of he Increase will be required for lew construction and the remaln- [er will be distributed through the service. Commanding officers have been :rged to encourage desirable men to omplete the bureau of navigation raining courses and otherwise qual- fy themselves lor promotion. It s estimated there will be ad- ancements authorized each quar- Wea mid fair to- ,Ehl and Friday. Wctl Wtat ot JOOtJi meridian enerally fidr lonlRhi and Friday. Eiat of lOOlh meridian -rfnerflJJy fnlr tonight Friday. Temperature! Wed. P.m. 91 HI u __ Midnight Noon Sunrise Sunset BRIGHT rp.rn. 7a.m 1 hecmometer el thermometer latin humldltj 65% 96 n 77 75 75 74 TJ n n u ae K in   

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