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   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               f gbilrnc "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LIV. Fun Leased of Associated Press (W) United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 1935-TEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The AbBene Morning News) NUMBER Paris Peace Parley Breaks Down Guffey Bill Passed By House Search for Cosmic Ray on pike's Peak Dr. Carl D. Andenon (right) and hk aatetut, Seib H. Nedder- aefa of the California InttHnte oj Technology, ihown u they began icrlM of photofiBphi of the Uttfe undentood eounlo Here thiy wllh a part of their men tons ft equipment on the of Pike's Peak. (Associated Pren of 15 Surrenders an Officers He Shot His Step-Father Special to the Reporter MUNDAT, Aug. L. Humph ties, 15, held by officers today for lurther Investigation the fatal shooting Sunday night 6 his step-father, Frank Wallace, 52 who was found dead In his bed b officers when they investigate Humphries' stoijy that he had sho Wallace. Police said Humphries walked Into town from the Wallace home Sun day night and told night office Tub Nesbltt that "he thought h had killed Wallace and wanted t< surrender." Officers said they went to th Wallace home and found the nln occupants of the home asleep. In forming Mrs. Wallace that her so; had reported a shooting, officer said she went to her husband's be  Wit OKBOOMW Sun. p.m. 93 It It I" Huey Will Run If- Senator Huey P. Long .of Louisiana b shown here In the tot of announcing that he'll be an Independent candidate 'for prnlilcnt in 1936 if: (1) The nsabUcuu'go .the. demorrab go Roosevelt, and (3) there li no other liberal candi- date. (AMcUted FTWJ Father Slain, Boy Freed By Officers ALTO, Tex., Aug. C. 16, was released by officers Into custody of his grandfather, J. C..Boyd, after the youth's father, Albert Boyd, 40, was shot and killed last night at his home five miles from here. Members of the family told In- vestigators the boy shot his father three times with a pistol when the elder Boyd threatened to "blow up" the family. No charges were filed and of- New Deal Leaders Sigh With Relief As Lower Body Gives Measure a 25 Vote Margin WASHINGTON, Aug. house early this af- ternoon passed the Guffey bill to establish a "Little NRA' for the bituminous coal indus try. The vote was 195 ayes 168 noes and two voting pres- ent. The new deal leadership sigh- ed with relief, oner the count was certain to send the disput- ed meaiure to the senate. Wipe Out Enemies' Throughout much of the roll call, enemies of the legislation had been In the lead; but the final count showed them out-numbered by 25. What the senate will do Is prob- lematical. Although the president Included the measure among those he wanted enacted ;before "adjournment., there has been some speculation whether ,t. won't sledding, after Mhtti'le'gls'latlon Is concluded! Adjournment sentiment Is believ- ed to be too strong to make It pos- sible to keep both- branches in ses- sion, once a good part of the pend- ng matters is cleared up. Under the measure, a new nation- al bituminous coal commission would be set up to administer wage, trade practice and irlce-fbdng code for the soft coal ndustry. It levies a 15 per cent tax on the value of coal at the mine shaft, al- owlng a 90 per cent "drawback" on FDR Will Go On Air Saturday WASHINGTON, Aug. (ff) President Roosevelt will speak over the air Saturday night In speech to the Young Democrat! clubs of America In Milwaukee. His words will be broadcast na tionally In the first such talk h has made over the radio In several months. He will speak from the Whit that tax to those .bide by the code. producers who Sought by President Roosevelt to better conditions In the coal Indus- ry, the possibility that It would pass congress has, at least twice, GUFFEY BILL, Page 9, Col. S Laval's Daughter Weds, Is US Citizen PARIS, Aug. Ma- le Jose Laval, daughter of the remier, was married to Count Rene Udebert de Chambrun in a civj eremony today, and by that ac Ion became a citizen of the United tates. Count de Chambnin, a nephei f the late speaker Nicholas Long forth, holds not only French bu American, citizenship under an oli fnlted States law which confer lat honor upon all descendants o General Lafayette, of whom he is ic. Under the French law, a wife fol ows her husband's citizenship s< hat, consequently, both now are clt< zens of two countries. House, probably taking -occasion tc give his views on accompllshmen of the now closing congress session Cliff Woodward of Des Molne la., president of the young demo- crats, arranged the talk in a meet ing with the president today. I will begin at 9 p. m. (E. S. T.) Asked about the political outlook Woodward at the White House said Mr. Roosevelt will carry Iowa b a larger majority than he did be fore. There Is no doubt about president's reelection In 1936." He estimated the meeting of th young democrats would be attendee by or Governor Earle of Pennsylvania will talk to the meeting Frtdai night. 1IUMBLE DIVIDEND HOUSTON, Aug. tors of the Humble oil and Refining company today declared the regu- lar quarterly dividend of 25 cents a share. The dividend is payable Oc- 'leers Indicated no action would be tober'l to stockholders of August 31. record ACCIDENT-VIOLENCE TOLL IN TEXAS FOR WEEKEND 14 LIVES Drownings, Auto Crashes, Fire, Railway Mishap, Stab- bings and Shootings Figure In Fatalities By The United Press Fourteen persons in Texas met heir deaths by accident or violent means during the week-end, and a umber of others suffered injuries, many of them serious. At Austin, Mrs Nina Moyer, B5, led from a pistol shot. She was ound wounded at her home late Sunday. A note to relatives was ound nearby. Two persons were drowned in the Teches river at the Term Bluff eriy 15 miles west of Jasper Sun- ay when their automobile plunged ft the ferryboat Into 20 feet of wa- ,er. The dead are: Mrs. J. H. Dowell 2, and her daughter, Merle, 11, of ormangee. Jack Oopeltnd was shot and crlt- minded wu Aubrey ntuo Mrs. Charles Atkins, 28, of KU- gore, was Injured fatally in an au- tomobile crash on the Henderson highway. Mrs. William Cook of Kll- gore was seriously injured In the accident. Three persons were killed when the automobile in which they were riding plunged off a bridge near Texarkana. They were T. R. Fryer, Texarkana, driver; Douglas, 2, and Jerry Lee Holt, 4. Mrs. C. C. Holt, 32, of Vivian, La., mother of the children, suffered a fractured arm and bruises but she was expected to recover. Two persons were stabbed. Jack Salf, Dallas, was stabbed fatally early Sunday at a tavern In Dallas. Brown Warren, 24, wu stabbed to YIOUXCE, rate Helena-Denver Ship With Four Aboard Unheard of Since Thursday DENVER, Aug. gov ernors of Indiana and Colorado to day organized a three-state search for a private airplane, believed to be carrying four passengers, includ- ing an Indianapolis business execu- tive, after It was revealed that the ship has been missing since Thurs< day on a night from Helena, Mont, to Denver. In the ship on the 800-mile trip to Colorado were Burnslde Smith president of the Areo Mayflower Transit Company of Indlanapoll; and of an insurance firm; his pilot, 3lck Amett, manager of an Indian- apolis airport and possible Amett's bride and one other passenger, a man. The widespread search over the thousands of square miles of the Montana, Wyoming and Colorado mountain country was started after Blease Greenlee, secretary to Gov. Paul McNutt of Indiana called Gov. Ed C. Johnson of Colorado by tele- phone and told him the plane ap- parently had not been heard from nor sighted since it left Helena about p. m. Thursday. Bond of Set On Forgery Count Examining trial for Ernest Carter on a charge of passing a forged in- strument in writing on D. P. John- son, local cafe operator, was heard before Justice James Gray Bledsoe today. Bond was set at City Detective W. W. West testi- fied that Carter passed a check bearing a fictitious name on John- son in payment for a meal he had eaten, and received some change. Going to a defendant's room In a. hotel, West said he found a satchel containing several checks bearing the same signature. West testified he ascertained that the signature was fictitious by wir- ing to an address furnished by Car- ter. Diplomatic Effort End In Flurry of Genera Criminations A g a i n s And By Italy PARIS, Aug. 19. other diplomatic effort to pre vent the impending war b tween Italy and Ethiopia ende today in an outburst of genera criminations. Baron Pompeo Aloisi of Ital; who had conveyed Premie Mussolini's to Frenc and British peace proposals told Premier Laval "au revoir and prepared to go back t Rome. Eden Back to London. Anthony Eden, British mlnlste for league of nations affairs, tol the French government head th same and prepared to return London. A Ugh French official said prl vately that Europe "faces a cflsl like that of 1914" and "France mus resign herself to losing Italy1 friendship." A member of the Italian delega tion blamed the breakdown of th conference on "the lack of English good will and their unbending posl tloh.'- A British spokesman commentet 'Nothing can at Geneva tc prevent war." The .same sourc said Premier assur that Trance was with Eng land in this critical moment. Said en Italian spokesman: "Th ADDIS ABABA, Aug. Halle Selasrie wu reported today to have placed large war munitions orier with the Colt Patent Fire Anns company of the United States. English are not willing- to see Ital lave Ethiopia without sharing in 1 themelves, although'I suppose w should not deny their spokesman1 claims that they are upholding eague of nation's Idealism." Italy Also Made Offers. The Italian denied a report tha the conference had heard only Franco-British proposals and Mus ollnl's refusal to accept them. "The tallans also made suggestions which were turned down In turn by the French and he said. A French government authority said Italy's apparent determination Set CRISIS, Page 9, Col. S OPEN HEARING ON STATIONS Big Spring Man Presents Bid at Washington Father and Son Are Seriously 111 Two members of one family, J. H. Mead, 802 Poplar street, and his oldest son, R. L. Mead, 851 Syca- more street, were seriously 111 Mon- day. Both have been in ill health [or several weeks. J. H. Mead Is a veteran minister of the Church of Christ here. J. S. Newman to Preach Tuesday Eldler J. 8. Newman will preach ,wlce Tuesday at the Primitive Bap- tist church, Eighteenth and 'Orange streets. BervtoM in for 11 t, D. mod p. ax WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. The federal communications com- mission began hearings today on pplicatlons of 10 Texas organiza.- ons to construct new 100 watt ra- lo stations, mostly In Texas. Over objections by counsel for the BC Broadcasting Company of Big pring. Joe Galbraith, president of he Big Spring Broadcasting Com- presented his request for a cense. William A. Porter, repre- the ABC Company which Iso seeks a broadcasting permit hat dty contended Galbralth's ap- llcation was not properly verified ntll Saturday and. under a pro- slon of the communications act, he commission should return the ppllcatian to Galbralth because It as not In proper form when filed March. Examiner William B. Hall per- mitted the testimony to. continue, reserving a ruling on Porter's mo- tion. Galbrlth said he owned 54 per cent of the station's capital stock of which already had been subscribed and asserted the nearest station la about 100 miles from Big Spring. At a simultaneous hearing, James Curtis, representing Station KPRO at Longvlew, Texas, asked the com- mission for a change in frequency from 1370 kilocycles to 1210 kilocy- cles and use of the facilities of KWEA at Shreveport, La. Dr. George Ulfer, dean of the Tyler Commercial College tf, Tyler, Tex- as, and representing the Oil Cap- Hal Broadcasting Association, Kil- gore, Texas, also was present. A similu- request for the equipment BODIES OF ROGERS AND POST REACH SEATTLE Crosson Flies From Vancouver In An Early Morning Haze; Texas Pilot to Finish Job ol Returning Air Victims SEATTLE, Aug. cur- tains of Its passenger cabin closely drawn, Pilot Joe Crosson's plane bearing the bodies of Will Rogers and Wiley Post south from their tragic air crash deaths In Alaska arrived here at a. m. (P. S. T.) from Vancouver, B. C. The plane landed at Boeing Field, the municipal airport. In the south- ern part of the city. Without stop- ping his motor after the plane had come to a halt, pilot Crosson tax- led it Into a United Air Lines hangar at the side of the field. Hangar Guarded The hangar was completely sur- rounded by state patrolmen, city police and marine corps reservists. A crowd of persons, some of whom had remained at the airport all night, were at the field. Within the hangar, Col. Clarence Young, Pacific coast manager of Pan-American Airways, and Amon Carter of Fort Worth, Texas, per sonal representative and close friend of the Rogers family, were amqng the group awaiting the plane's arrival. Earlier, three morticians had ar- rived at the airport and had gone Into the hangar. A group of civic representatives, among them W. W. Conner, gover- nor for Washington state of the National Aeronautics Association, and Rudolph Block, secretary for Mayor Charles L. Smith, were at the field. Mayor Smith was ex- pected here about noon, flying one of three planes back from Kansas City for a flying friend. Crosson's 100-mile flight from Vancouver was through the earl" morning haze. A great, silver two-motor Doug- las airliner, which will bear the bodies of Rogers and Post back home, landed at Boeing field a. m. The ship was piloted by Bfll Win- ston. Brownsville, Tex. LAINES TO PONCA CITY SWEETWATER, Aug. 19. Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Ltlne, parent! of Mrs. Wiley Post, were en route to Ponca City, Okla., today to join Mrs. Post for the funeral services for her famous flying husband. Two sisters of Mrs. Post and Ujelr husbands iccompaned Mr. and Mn. Lalne. They were Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Weeina and Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Densoo. AIRWAYS HEAD TO OKLAHOMA BROWNSVILLE, Aug. B, L. Bishop, Pan-American Air- ways traffic manager here, prepared to fly to Oklahoma City thla after- 6-e ROGERS, Pace 1, Col. 7 Hopson Queried as To Huge Profits In Turbulent Session WASHINGTON, Aug. The senate lobby committee eiard- InMtlon of Howard C. Hopsott be- came-stormy and.'heated-'todSSriO' the questioning turned to the utility head's profits from the Associated Qasvand Electric system. Chairman Black frequently de- manded that he answer the ques- tions, once warning that If he did- n't the Issue would "be carried to the senate." To this hint of contempt action, Hopson retorted this committee was not trying to get "all the truth" but only half truths. Commltteemen placed In the rec- ord-evidence they said'showed Hop- son had received "hidden profits" from a private company which sold services to units of the Associated system. They contended he had received paid by the company to Edward J. Cheney, an associate een- gjneer. Hopson said he did not know the books showed but Insisted thmt officers, directors and employes of the Associated Gas knew he-add Cheney were partners in the busi- ness. Senator SchweUenbach (D-Wash) who was questioning Hopson on this phase of the Inquiry, asked'if he had Invested more than in the company. Hopson was Indignant at t h e question, but refused to swear he had Invssied more. The hearing was recessed with Hopson directed to return for fur- ther questioning tomorrow. After the session, Senator Schwel- lenbach told newspapermen he had no doubt the stockholders of Asso- ciated were entitled to recover what he called the "hidden profits" of Hopson. NAZI REBUKE PLAYED DOWN Press Glosses Over Talk B Reichsbank Head BERLIN, Aug. sting Ing rebuke to window-smashing Jew-baiters by Dr. HJalmar Schacht president of the reichsbank, was ;oday withheld from the masses of Georman people. The official German news bureau which supplies newspapers with ,exts of speeches made by members of the government glossed over Schacht's warning that antl-Sem- tes "Inflamed and undisciplined actions" against Jews constitute a erlous menace to Germany's busi- ness. Instead, the papers high-lighted Schacht's assertion that "there is no better Investment than placing one's iavlngs at the disposal of the relch is a loan for a job creation pro- gram." Similar excerpts from the speech, _ellvered at the opening of the east Prussian fall- at Koenlgsberg, were See NAZIS, Page 6, Col. 4 Drake Defendants Plead Not Guilty CHICAGO, Aug. Hartzell, and 28 co-defendants, ncludlng four women, pleaded not ullty (Innocent) today when ar- algned on charges of using the lalls to defraud In connection with purported estate of Sir Francis iroke. Thirteen other defendants entor- d similar pleas to the same charge everal weeks ago. Federal Judge Philip L. Sullivan et the trial of the 42 defendants or November 18. Rob Ohio Official of In Cash YOUNOSTOWN, O.. Aug. J. Barnes, Mahoning y deputy treasurer, was robbed of in cash and in checks .oday by a man who held him up JB he was taking the money to bi bulk. u Adjournment Is Forecast By Robinson, Doubted Brother Solons BABE DROWNS, FATHER HELD Charge Fisherman In Death of One of Twin Girls GALVESTON, Aug. Louis Scala, League City shrimp fisherman, today faced a charge of j murder in connection with the drowning of his baby daughter, whose body was found in Clear creek Saturday. Scala was accused of throwing the baby, one of twins inst February, into the water after a family quarrel Thursday in a di- rect accusation in a statement made by his wife. Justice of the Peace Emil Schenk of League City said he had re- turned a verdict of Jeath by drowning at the hands of the fath- er. Scala left home Thursday In a boat, taking his belongings with him, and he was arrested last night as he returned to his Clear cresk boathouse. An autopsy on the body of his daughter was ordered and a hear- ing for Scala tentatively was set for Wednesday. Auf. The'hbuie today passed the Cnwv bill designed to replace the pension act 'declared unconstitu- tional by the supreme court. It now goes to the senate, when similar fast action was to be sought. The Mnate today passed the Frazler-Lemke farm mortgage bul without a roll call. It now goes to the house. WASHINGTON, Aug. A weary congress was held grimly at the legislative grindstone today by the White House. President Roosevelt insisted on enactment of a 11 point "must" program, Includ- ing the utility holding company bin before It adjourns. While Senate Majority Leader Joseph T, Robinson predicted after last night's conference of leaden with President Roosevelt that con- gress could adjourn this week, oth- ers were not so hopeful. The president's legislative 'adjut- ants had the following list of "must" bills to enact Into law before ad- journment: 1. The public utility holding com- pany bill. 2. The Guffey coal bill (passed to- day by the 3. The tax bill. 4. The banking bill. 5. TVA legislation. 6. Alcohol control bill. 7. Government contract bill. 8. Railroad reorganization. 9. Oil compact ratification. 10. Gold clause bill. 11. Third deficiency bill. Congress Is in an impatient mood and will not relish any great amount of work. To prevent a stampede of legisla- tors away from Washington leaders planned to hold the tax bill confer- ence report In abeyance until after most of their "must" list had been accomplished. Most of the bills can be put through easily. The holding com- pany and Guffey bills offer serious problems for New Deal leaders, however. There is considerable senate op- position to the Guffey bill and its fate is problematical. long Torn' Connally Is 58, But Has To Be'Reminded It's His Birthday WASHINGTON, Aug. 'Long Tom" Connally, democratic senator from Texas, became 58 years old today, but he had to be remind- ed of It. "I expect my wife has forgotten about It said the Lone Star state legislator, now In his second in the senate. One of the senate's best story tell- ers and sarcastic baiters of the op- position, Connally said his anni- versary was of little consequence for ic was "too drab and ordinary a ellow" to write about. The shaggy-haired Texan's long glslatlvc suit has been oil and money. He Introduced the bill that brought about the 68-cent dollar by reduction In fold content. also was author of the "hot oil" act which prohibited Interstate ship- ment of oil produced In execss of output allowed by state laws. Connally, a one-time cub reporter on the now defunct Waco Tele- phone, doesn't agree with everything done under the New Deal, but he believes conditions aru improving. "All the indices of business show things are picking up." he said. "There are still a lot of grouchy people like the woman who thlnkg she has rheumatism, but can't lo- cate the piiin." After turning from newspaper work to the law, Connally served six terms in the house of representt- tives before prtablnc to tot   

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