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   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               f IDY Ubflem Batty Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LIV. Ful LMttd Wm of AMOOtaM Ptm United Fran (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abfcnt Homing Rewi) NUMBER 282 To Convene Legislature Sept. 16 FILIBUSTER KILLS DEFICIENCY BILL AS CONGRESS ADJOURNS Governor, Mrs. Alfred Vote Dry Governor and Mn. Allred ifaown u they Toted at Wichita Falto Saturday. The rovernor mU he Toted for retenUcn of the eonitltii- lional provision atalnat hard llqaer, bat he lort hi. rot. u repeal iwept the itote by a martin of more than Shooting Victim held a raped In the fatal ahootlof of Edward De- Gnwi Tnctuw land u lice MlMTjum. (Amdated MAHANSCARE Officer Fails to Identify Sus pect as Kidnaper HELENA, Mont- Aug. Detective James E. Mooney of Butte failed today to identify as William Mahan, Weyerhaeuser kidnaper, man arrested here early today whc bore much resemblance to the. fugi- tive. Mooney whose attempt to ques- tion Mahan in Butter several days after the kidnaping revealed a hoard of ransom bills In the man's car hurried here from Butte when Hel- ena officers picked up a man whose description tallied In many respects with that of his long-sought quarry The man gave his name to Police Officer Gler Christiansen as Les McGowan and claimed to be a car- nival worker en route to Join show. For several weeks Mahan was hunted in the vicinity of Butte where he once lived and where he See MAHAN, Page 9, Col. t Roosevelt Asked To Visit Galveston Aug. 37. Senator Sheppard (D-Tex.) and Representative Joseph Mansfield of Columbus, said today they rid ask- ed President Roosevelt to visit Gal- veston, Texas., on his proposed trip to or from the West Coast. Sheppard also suggested that the chief executive Yl.lt Tnuf taw MM> UH AAA Be Will Challenge TVA (Conrtlht, By A.iocl.W Tnu) WASHINGTON, AUf. parade, of New DerU enactments to the supreme court speeded up to- day. government sought a rul- ing on constitutionality of the AAA and private interests made ready quickly to challenge the TVA. Congress havin? adlourned. these developments bade fair to Intensify dispute over whether the New Deal can be carried on within the consti- tution. On all sides was a realization that the course of the 1936 campaign, and perhaps the national destiny Itself, may be tremendously affect- ed by the results. The Justice department asked the highest court to review the case of the Hoosic Mills In Massachusetts, under which the Boston circuit court held against the AAA last month. The New Orleans circuit court de- cision upholding the TVA was In- volved in a by For- ney Johnson, counsel for George Ashwander and ofher stockholders of the Alabama Power company. He made ready to file it, In an attempt to have the TVA outlawed along with NBA. Of the HoosIo'Mllls case, the jus- tice department had this to say: "This is the AAA cotton process- ing and floor stock tax case, revers- ed on July 13, 1935, In the United States circuit court of appeals for the first circuit by a two to one de- cision, after a government victory See COURT, Page 9, Col. MUTTER El Social Security and Rail Pensions Plans Left Without Funds (Copyright, 1936, By UP) WASHINGTON, Aug. The administration today ap. iraised the damage of Sen. luey long's last minute fili- buster to its dove-tailed social and economic uropram. Con- gress adjonmed siae die at a. m. today, unable to complete-its work because of Lonp's tireless oratory. Walt Until January Because of Long, the third .defic- iency bill died with congress. It carried appropriations for the social security board, the railroad workers and the Guffey coal con- trol board. Unless the administra- tion can find funds from other sources, these newly created agen- cies, representing a large part. of the wort of an eight months, ses- sion of congress, will remain dor- mant until congress meets again ic January. Comptroller general J. R. McCatl ruled informally that the adminis- tration could not use funds from relief :appropria, going, ether" the 'administration would be able to tap other'appropriations still was in doubt, but there was a growing belief that social security, railroad pensions, and the Guffey coal board all would have to wait until January to begin life With every senator in the cham- ber against him, Long .tallied from dusk to midnight. The senate and the house previously had agreed to adjourn at njldnJght. Under senate rules there was no way of stopplng.hlm and, despite the pleas of colleagues to sit down and per- mit the deficiency bill to pass, Long kept on until the adjournment reso- lution took effect. Long was fighting for the senate rider to the deficiency bill calling for a 12-cent cotton loan and a 1 1-2 cent "wheat loan. This issue prevented adjourning Saturday night. Yesterday Presi- dent Roosevelt mediated between congressional factions and arrang- ed a compromise. The cotton fann- ers were to get a 10-cent loon, a See CONGRESS, Page 10, Col. Z '---That's Weary, but imilinc happily. Speaker Joe Bjrni fathers up six with which be hammered a weary Home through one of Iti lowest itf- Btons. One last rap .meant ad- journment to the 43S tired mem- bers. ftLLRED FIXES DOTE 17 S Protest Note Rejected By Soviet Government Claming No Obligations Were Violated Body of Senator's Wife To Be Sent to Texas For Burial Race Entry Forced Out By Crack-Up TYLER, Aug. Ong, Patterson, La., pilot, was definitely out of the Bendlx trophy race today, after his airplane, the same one in which Jlmmie Hazlelt won last 'ear's race, cracked up during an attempted landing. Ong was en route to Los Angeles to enter the race when the crack- up occurred. In attempting to land icre he overshot the airport and made a dead stick landing at the dge of e. field. The wrecked plane was loaded on truck today for shipment back to joulslana. Ong left for his home ast night by train. WASHINGTON. Aug. Sen. Tom Connally planned today to accompany the body of his wife, Mrs. Louise Clarkson Connally, to their home in Texas for burial. Mrs. Connally, exhausted by the ordeal of packing lor the trip home after the long session of congress, died late yesterday In'the senator's office in the senate office building. She suffered a heart attack. She collapsed in an- elevator and was carried to the Her hus- band and a physician arlved before she died a few minutes later. The senator and Mrs. Connally were married in 1904, while he was e. member of the Texaa legislature. She was a native of Martin, Texas. Surviving are the senator and a son, Ben, a Houston, Texas, lawyer. President Roosevelt, when he heard of the death, sent the fol- lowing message to Connally: "Dear Tom: I am deeply shocked, my dear fellow. The very sad news has Just are very much In the thoughts of your affectionate ,coiHity preelnctofficers of a fee. basis and 'this was regard- 'ea topic .'that would re- quire lengthy debate. Governor Allred said he Intended to Investigate situation to determine what the state could do toward relief of unemployables in- eligible for the federal relief pro- gram. State relief :iunds will be ex- hausted by next January 1. Failure of the electorate to approve an amendment permitting submission of constitutional 'revisions at .spe- cial sessions closed an avenue heav- ily relied upon to meet relief neerls. Representative Jim Young Cuero, chairman of the house llouo traffic committee to which will b referred liquor control proposals See LEGISLATURE, Page 9, Col. Time Required To Study Program, Write Laws; May Consider Repeal And Pensions Only AUSTIN, Aug. 27. Gfovernor Allred said today he believed a special session of the j_____________ legislature would be convened! Hve of six starting planes in Ruth September 16 to pass a liquor Chatte'rton's "Sportsman's Derby" regulation and tax law and' were still to the Los Angeles-Cleve- provide for old age pensions. The governor said he expected airport! to announce the date definitely j pilot of the sixth racer, now ap- Within a few days. parently out, was Earl Ricks of Hot The governor said legislators differed widely on the time for the session, some advocating an immediate call and others sug- gesting it be delayed. To Tall: VVIln Leaders Governor Allred said it would re- quire two or three weeks to outline a legislative program and write bills for submission. He said he had not decided If any subjects other than liquor regulation and old age pen- sions would be submitted. He has arranged, a series of conferences with legislative leaders to discuss the program In detail. The governor said he hoped only one session would be necessary. There has been much speculation than one session' would be required, legislators anticipating extended controversies over 'both liquor regulation and pensions. In addition, the session wUl be charged' FIVE PLANES STAY IN RACE Head For Oklahoma City After Stopping .Here For Night; Arkansan Out afternoon stop on the second day out. En route from Midland here Monday, Ricks made a forced land- Ing At the Colorado field when his crankcase began to crack up, dis- lodging the starter. He spent the night working on the disabled plane, and Tuesday morning telephoned the race that he expected to resume his flight by noon, and expected to continue to the close, In antici- pation that Ricks would rejoin the flight tonight at Tulsa, arrange- ments were made to him in and out of the Abilene and Okla- homa city controls. Hajward Takei Lead With Ricks' mishap, Leland Hay- Ward of San Diego, CaL, moved Into the lead with a 39.37 Jwlnt margin over Mrs. Grace Prewott of San Diego through the Abilene lap, and is now strongly favored to win th top money in sponsored by Miss Chatterton; movie cotrea. Standing of contestants to date as announced Tuesday morning b; Mn. Ethel Sheeny, derby en- trant reported by the United Press (o have turned back to Abilene because of bad weather on the Oklahoma CUj bad not reached here at p. m. Manager L. E. Derryberry of the airport said he had had w word from any of the ilnce they departed early In tlM day. Warren Carey, (light chairman, wi as follows: Kayward.................4M.I3 Mrs. Prescott ....-.'.........4M.76 Mrs. Ethel Sheeny, Fontana. Cal.....................422.BS W. S. Wcodson, San Diego 419.45 Miss Ceclle Hamilton, Los Angeles ................410J1 When disaster forced Ricks down his standing was 370.68, and Hay- See FLIERS, friend, 'Mrs. Louise Clarkson Connally COTTON LOAN RAISED TO TEN CENTS ON COMPROMISE PLAN Advance Only On Seven-Eighths Inch Staple; Subsidy Granted on Average Spot Price Day of Sale was bom Dec. 16, 1881, the daugh- See CONNALLY, Page 10, Col. S WASHINGTON, Aug. substitute compromise plan to pro- vide a loan of ten cents a pound and a subsidy to Increase the final producer return on the 1835 cotton WASHINGTON, Aug. AAA to an- nounce later today that nbsl- dr payment! to farmert on 1935 oolton will be limited to two cenU a pound. rop to 12 cents was announced tie Monday by the AAA. Loan forms will be available to -frmert the week beginning Mon- ay, September 2. Plan The new plan, In several mpcrtujt mpecU from the flnt conference of farm and treasury of- ficials at the White House this aft- ernoon, in an effort to pacify south- em senators who' had blocked ad- journment of congress Under the compromise plan, loans of ten cents will be advanced on cotton of 7-8 Inch low middling grade or better. The subsidy pay- ments will be based upon dally av- erage prices at the ten spot mar- kets. Here arc the salient differences between the nine cent plan and the ten cent compromise announced to- day: Loan will be made only on 7-8 Inch low middling cotton or better, Instead of on 13-16 Inch low mid- dling or better as In the nine cent t, on. i Behead Woman for Starving Children BERLIN, Aug. 27. Char- lotte Jeunemann was beheaded at dawn today for allowing her three children to starve to death. Willy Gehrke, S3, was beheaded for rob- bery and murder. Prau Jeunemann, young, slim, and bob-haired, was con- victed last March after testimony was given that she had'squandered in cafes and dance halls the money she had received for the relief of her three boys, t, 18 months and 4 months old. "I had no time to give the chil- food and the police quoted her. At the time of her trial she was reported to be an expectant mother. II was thought for a time feuhrer Hitler would intercede for her. Mackay Radio Chief Dies Unexpectedly KEW YORK, Aug. 17. Austin Y. Tuel, vice president ind general manager of Mackay Radio, died suddenly today t't Murray Hill .._ ot JJlMtvjr MM. GIVE UP PLAN FOR PENSIONS Security Board Trying To Find Way to Carry On WASHINGTON, Aug. he new social security board was eported in authoritat've quarters oday to have given up its plans to grant aid to states this year for old age pensions and other parts of the social security program. This word preceded a White louse conference at which Presl- ent Roosevelt and congressional eaders arranged to canvass how the board could be financed until January, Loss of the deficiency bill before the filibuster of Senator Long (D- La) last night, left it without funds. Arthur Altmeyer, the only mem- ber of the board In Washington to- day also was to see the president. Attorney genera] Cummlngs was studying whether it would be legal to use some of the re- lief fund temporarily to fill gaps left by failure of the appropriation. If it Is found relief funds are not available, the board may start work with labor and commerce depart- ments. Leaf Worm Scare Resu of Light Fall at Many Westex Points Showers, touching wide areas West Texas Monday night an Tuesday morning, brought relli from a piercing August sun, brighi ened prospects for feed crops an fall wheat planting but left farm ers in a quandary about ihelr col ton. It's one and a half doze of the other for or lea farmers. If it rain, cotton will improve but the lea worms will increase. If It doesn rain, cotton deteorlatlon, which has been going on to a mild degree to 30 days, continue and the In sects will succumb to heat and dr weather. That was the coiuensu Tuesday ss an early morning show er in Abllen: amounted to .28 Inch and light rains were reported from many points in this area. Reports from the Texas Panhan die indicated a cool wave was sweep ng down from that area, accom panled by rain, hall and cloud skies. Mercury Down lo 71 The Abilene temperature drop ped to a minimum of 71 Tuesday morning, within one degree of thi August low, but by mid-morning ha4 advanced ten degrees. Cloud: weather !s forecast tonight anc Wednesday. Mericel, Trent, Ovalo Anson and Clyde, reporting Ugh howers, some as heavy as a quar- Lives ol Ten Lost In Storm at See SHOWERS, Page 10, Col. 4 ST. JOHN'S, N. P., Aug. gale swept schooners limped into New Foundland ports today with news of tragedy at sea that lifted the known toll of a weekend storm to 10 lives. The Lunenburg, N. a, fishing schooner Beatrice Beck and ths Portuguese fisherman Senora Dos- andl each had lost a man as tlis gale raged across New Foundland.'s coastal waters. They made harbor soon after the little schooner Annie Anita had drifted ashore with a father und son dead In her cabin. Five brothers and another seaman were reported to have been lost with the fishing schooner Walter, and more were feared dead after the blow had struck two other cralt and left them adrift In .Abilene and cloudy to- Ight and Wednesday. Vftat or 100th meridian arlly cloudy; probabjy local East of 100th meridian Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Rainfall for -H ending 7 a- m. Tueiday, .11 Inch. Total since flrflt of year, to 7 a. m. Tueiday. 18.D1 Inchei. Total amount for name period last year, Inchrl. Normal amount since flnt of year 17 02 Incheii. Temperatures Mon. Tuee. p.m. a.m. 04 81 05 10 99 79 90 71) 91 72 BO 71 88 71 10 a 11 S3 M .........II Noon ..........M rlie Suniet 7p.m. 7a.m. Dry thermometer M" Wet tnenrometer Oft CLOUDY Sept. 12 New Deadline; Long-Pull Projects Are Favored The 13th district director of the Works Progress administration, W. 8. James, renewed his urging Tues- day on political subdivisions In the 13 counties of the district to get in their projects without delay. Reason: this telegram, received Tuesday morning, from the state WPA administrator, Henry P. Drought: "September 12 has been set by the president as deadline on WPA projects. We are trying to protect districts by submitting statewide projects upon which funds car. be allocated to state and later divided among districts, but suggest you em- rfiaslze September 12 deadline In iffort to force prospective sponsors See WFA, Page 10, Col. 3 Woman for Whom Dunn Named Dies Verbal Objections From Other Nations Get Same Answer MOSCOW, Aug. Soviet, government today replied with a rejection to the United States1 note protesting against act- ivities of the seventh congress at the third communist Internationale. Ambassador William C. Bullltt of the United States received a note from Under-Secretary N. N. Krw- tlnsky which read: "Your note of Auguist 35 contain! no facts which could be regarded u a violation on the part of the Sortet government of -its "On .the other .hand, it is ua- doubtedlyc nothing new for the gov- vemment.or the United Elates that the government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics cannot assume and never has assumed any obligations u regards the commun- ist uitenmtionalej" Krestintky summed up by "I cannot accept your protest and I am compelled to reject It." Verbal protests by the BritMh, and. Latvian atalnst statements by speaker! tn twnjh opngrtw. of thfftt Immediately" By the Soviet IgoWn- metit. This announcement -iwmj made today. -4 The American protest was deUtw- ed Sunday. The other three govern- ments mdae their pretests prior to that of the United States. Lord Chllston attacked remark! made by Gwrgi Dlmltroff, Bulgar- an communist leader, who, tn speech before the Internationale, ac- cused the British national govern- ment of clearing the way for 'asclsm. Force Change In Future Relationship COLORADO, AUE. leading iloneer of this section of West Tex- as was lost Monday In the death of Mrs, A. T. Dunn, 85, who succumbed at her home in Dunn, the town that was named for her family. Mn. Dunn had lived there 45 years. Plineral services were held at Dunn Tuesday afternoon at 3 'clock with the Rev. Mr. Anderson f Dunn In charge. Three children urvive: Mrs. C. S. Smith of Aber- athy, and G. N. Richardson and A. Dunn of Dunn. WASHINGTON, Aug. The soviet rejection of the Amerl- an protest against Interference In .merican affairs the opln- on of well-informed observers orce the United states to review he character of Its future lonship with the soviet union. Secretary Hull declined any corn- See PROTEST, Page 9. Col. Honorary Degree For 'Cactus AUSTIN, Aug. Rugged Cactus Jack" Gamer, Vice Presl- ent of the United States who lives t Uvalde, Texas, today was a doc- ,or of laws. The honorary degree, second ever bestowed by the University of Tex- as, was conferred In absentia last night by Pres. H. Y. Benedict at the 18th annual summer commence- ment. University regents voted at their last meeting to grant Garner the degree and to allow it to be conferred In his absence. The Vice President was In Washington, busy with the closing of congress. First honorary a doc- tor of granted R. E. Via- sln in 1923 when he retired as pres- ident of the University of Texas. ABILENE DRY BY VOTE, WET IN REALITY; BEER SOLD OVER MANY PLACES Officers of Abilene Tuesday said icy will be guided in enforcement liquor laws by the order of Dls- rict Attorney J. R. Black to ar- st any persons selling, transport- g or possessing for sale liquor In ny form. That statement was rengthened Monday by the ruling Attorney General McCraw that unties dry by local regaid- ss of state repeal, will continue ider the Dean law until the Itgb- ture makes other provisions at I eclal session. While Abilene is dry bp vote of people, beer dr'.nkers find It as nvenlently wet as any point In ilch 3.2 has been legalized. There are at leut a places In downtown Abilene, and several on the outskirts, where beer Is openly sold to c-nyone who has the price. The transactions above board, over the counter, uid apparently with the .knowledge of law enforcement agencies in tin city. The prices range from two-for- a-quarter for Pearl brand to 21 cents straight for ABC (alcohoUa content about 6 per and roost of the popular brands cut Yesterday, a number of the Re- porter-News staff visited nine plac- es, seven of them downtown, and bought bter at dx, found one hvi 1W. ftp M. f   

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