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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1935, Abilene, Texas H Abilene Baity "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron EDI VOL. LV. Fun Leased Wire of Associated Press United Presi (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1935- TWELVE PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Homing NUMBHI League In Stern Move To Stop War Legion Renews Demand For Immediate Cash Bonui Only Approval Of FDR Is Needed On Reservoir Project Lewis IU MOSCOW, Sept. Senator J. Hamilton Lewis of Il- linois suffered a relapse during the night and his condition to- day gave rise to new apprehen- sion over hia condition, the flnt sign of a spread of the pneumo- nia to his left lung having been noted. (Lewis, shown belor, was stricken while touring Europe with his Phantom Hill Development Awarded Grant By WPA In Washington After a two years journey aloiv; several paths, all rocky, Abllene's million-dollar Fort phantom Hill reservoir project apparently was near the fulfillment stage today, with approval announced by' the Works Progiess administration in Washington u> a grant of Presidential approval is the final hurdle. An Associated Press dis- patch loday said: WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (AP) The Works Progress administration aid today It' had approved a grant of for the Fort Phantom Bill reservoir to provide a water supply for Abilene, Tex. the application now will go fo the budget bureau and President Roosevelt for- final action. The project will cost more than MM, with sponsors planning to con- tribute about Gerald Mann, Wuhinfton representative of .the Texas Planning board, said spon- sors already bad contributed about The .-eservoir project went to Washington early in September, af- ter It had bten given "unqualified approval" by the Texas WPA ad- mlnjstralor, Henry P. Drought, San It was submitted In San O.'-U. fjaldweli, who were Bee PROJECT, Page 12, Col 2 FORflNT Texan Booed as He Talks Of Inflationary Sys- tem; Resolution Gets Unanimous Vote ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26. J..Ray Murphy of Ida Grove, la., was elected national com- mander of the American Legion this afternoon. 4 CONVENTION HALL, St. Louis, Sept. 26. ing- approval, ihe national COB. vention of the American Legion today renewed its demand for immediate cash payment of the soldiers' bonus. Delegates and visiting Le- gionnaires who packed the con- vention ball roared an, unani- mous vote in favor of a three paragraph resolution that scor- id the vetoed Fatinan bonus inflation bill. Loud but ed the action, featured by prolonged raoes directed against Rep. Wright 'atman of Texas, author of- the ranus inflation bill vetoed by Pres- dent Roosevelt at the last Colorful Scene As Legionnaires Assemble Again American Ltflon from erejy Mellon at the world renewed at the 17th annual convention held In SI. Louis' hufe municipal auditorium. Here an the defecate at one of the sessions, u prayer was offered. Banners show delegations present from all (tates and from far-off nwnricns of Uncle San, an well a> from Mexico, France, and other Back of the buntlnc-draped hundred! of spectators are ihrwn In the fallerlea of the Inuneiuw hall. Confesses After Bodie Of Uncle, Aunt Recov- ered From Harbor LOS ANGELES, Sept. Detective Lieutenant Frank Cond after said today nineteen year oU admitted h slipped poison into the coffee his aunt and uncle drank a week agi and attempted to hide their death by shunting their bodies off a pie Into the ocean In their own auto mobile. Drake was booked on suspicion o murder of Mr, and Mrs. Henry Stelnheur. both 60. The confession of the curly-hair ed Junior college student came a. lew f-s alter the bodies were recov from the submerged automo- in San Pedro harbor. He admitted from the start, Con. flatter said, that he had disposed of the bodies, but maintained for a time that his uncle was polsone roposal to "frame" Mooney. Weinberg, acquitted as one of the See MOONEY. Puyc II, Col. 7 Rain Postpones Card-Cub Contest ST. LOUIS, Sept. Rain oday forced a postponement of the econd game of the Cardinal-Cub series to definitely determine It le world champion St. Louis club an halt the rampaging and pen- ant bound men of Grimm. A double-header will be played omorrow, the first game beginning t p. m. CROWD OF ASSEMBLES FOR EUCHARIST 1C CEREMONIES CLEVELAND, Sept. [early men and women knelt silently In the darkness of levelond stadium early today and Istened to the message of the Cath- ie church. Prom the top tier of the stadium ar out on the Held a solid, shad- wy assemblage watched quietly as rciiblshop Amleto Giovanni Cicog- anl, Apostolic delegate to the Unlt- States, celebrated icsl Ion- mass. a midnight As a spectacle of reverence it was le high point of the seventh na- onal Eiichartstlc congress, earing its conclusion. Long before lost midnight, the adium was crowded to Its At 11 p, came the holy hour. The aisles ere filling up and the crowd was ushlnp; out on the field. Thoimnda Turned Away. During the holy hour of which sary to close the gates. Stadium Commissioner Walter Davis esti- mated the attendance at approxi- mately "We had to turn he said. There was a meditation period, conducted by Bishop Robert E. Lu- cey of Amarlllo, Texas. Then came the benediction of the holy sacra- ment. As time for the mass Dame, the lights, ot the stadium faded out. Only a single, lighi b'jrned, that above the altar, down the field. Soon after the mass started, c; dies began to flicker in all parts of the structure. Worshippers struck lights to the candles they held fend soon the soil glow o[ tapers Illuminated tho reverent gathering. When the time came for those at- tending tho services to receive the euchnrtst In holy communion as had been planned, there- was a pause. Because of the Immense crowd, it President Sandefer Pays Feeling Tribute To E. L. Marston Burial rlter will be conducted Sunday In Now York City for Edgar L. Marston, 75. friend of Dr. J. D Sandefer and giver to the institu- tion he iier.ds, Hardln-Slmmons university. Mr. Marston died in his Los An- ;eles hotel suite. Accompanying the )ody east are his widow; a son, Hunter S. Marston, and the dauglv ,cr, Mrs. Lawrence Tibbett, wife it ;he opsra singer. Just >iefore boarding the Sunshine Special, eastward for Dallas, Thurs- day Tnorning, Dr. Sandefer paid this tribute; "I met Mr. Marston more than 30 rears ago when I was president of John Tarleton college at Stephen- vllle and he was president of the Texas Pacific Coal company, mln- ng coal in the vicinity of He gave me the money for building Marston Science hall at John Tar- eton. Later, when I took the pres- dency of "Simmons In Abilene, he gave most of the funds for construc- ;lon of our Marston gymnasium. He ind his son, Edgar Marston. Jr., of Springs, subsequently MARSTON, Page 12, Col. 3 Faces Charge In Seaman's Death GOOSE CREEK, Sept. William Vogel, 30, seaman of the anker Chester O. Swain, was barged with murder today follow- ng the death of Horaclo Peran, 40, shipmate, from a pistol wound. Witnesses said Vogcl and Fenui lad scvcial arguments aboard hip. The two men met In a beer iarlor at Baytown Tuesday and aft- r a fight, Peran was shot. The wounded man died yesterday In the larlne hospital at Oalveston. LONDON FIRE LONDON, Sept. 26. (UP) The most specta.-uV.Br fire London has wen for many a year was brought T war against all members. Article XII IT a all'leofflf members they will not resort to war at least until three months af- ter an award by arbitrators.) (The arbitrators In the Italo- Ethlop'nn dispute made their award on Sepi. 4 with a finding thlt neither Italy nor Ethiopia was re- sponsible for e. border skirmish last December at Walwal.) The action was taken In terns incitement and in the space of 70 minutes. Previous to the momentous ses- sion, the corridors of the league mlldlng were a milling mob of statesmen and observers. Foreign ministers elbowed prime ministers In the throng. They viewed, with fast moving ripples of comment, the act of the tallan delegation which stalked out of the building after a toast at the oar before the council's public ses- lon began. French Support Looming up out of the council1! Sec LEAGUE. Page II, Col. 1 TALY DELAYS HERANSWER Action In View of Warning Awaits Official Report ROME. Sept. Official talian sources said today it was premature" to express Italy's re- ctlon to the reported proposal by he council of the League of Na- ons that Italy and Ethiopia keep le peace until Dec. 4. They said Italy now was awalt- ng a report from the council. Un- 1 this report arrives, they said, It- ly was not expressing an opinion. These sources said they were not ure that article XV Is the one hich the league will envisage and dded that they failed to see how league could base the sugges- on conce'mlng a three months alt on article XV of the covenant. Italian newspapers were unanl- IDUS In declaring that Italy could ct outside the league.' They argued hat neither articles XV nor XVa pplled in the present clrcunutan- !S. Officials salJ "Italy will listen to hat the League of Nations may iv, but without promising to wait ntll after the boggy path to Addis baba becomes dry enough to sup- ort its army." 46 PWA Projects Approved By Ickes under control today after ttM lam raging WASHINGTON, Sept, retsry Ickes loday announced lotmente totalling for public works projects In 11 atos. Trie total cost lin- ovements Is. estimated at 074. New York slate was allotted over half of the for Its projects WHOM out
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