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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1935, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LV. Fun LetMd wins of 'AMMtated Pmi UnHei Fran (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER SIXTEEN PAGES (Ewntag Edition of The AMm Nwn) NUMBER 119 Action Completed On Chain Store Tax In Plot? Oeene Janloe, M, (below) IMS at a RoilTWMd fUm studio, was hcU at Anceles on ma- plelm at nlortfen to an at. tempt to obtain from Mae oh threat of dkfifnrlnf her with add. Meanwhile, enunent agoite Kiwbt to ques- tion Mae to get nwre details M the purported plot (Associated Zenge on Trial ajtanderllle W. Zence yortig Canton, Me, e went on trial In Chloaib 1--J asking the' death ___.. Waller J. tjjuer, fell MUtar; laalx ScbMfer Baiter, courted by Zenfe for it1. jean, eloped wtth Dr. two before wit to hare married Zenfe. (Associated Preea Had Resided In This Sec- tion Since 1880; Rites I Set For Saturday Death unexpectedly claimed one of Abllene's earliest residents early E. Meyer, 81, who came to this section In 1880, the year be- fore the city was founded. Mr. Meyer succumbed to acute indigestion at 9 a. m. at his home, 818 Chestnut street. He had had a slight cold for several days, but otherwise had apparently been feel- ing well. He arose as usual Friday and ate a hearty breakfast, but shortly afterward became 111. He asked his wife for a'drink of water, but died before she could reach him. Funeral rites will be held at 2 p. (fe Saturday from the Laughter Vuneral home, with burial to fol- low In the Round Mount cemetery. Mr. Meyer was a member of the I. O. O. P. lodge for 35 years, and Odd Fellows are to be pallbearers. Mr. Meyer was a native Texan, bom Eeccmber e, 1853, at Belton. He was married to Miss Emily Con- naly In Bell county in 1873, and in 1WO they came to Ab'Jene. Mrs. MZY1E, I Shipping Tied Up InGulf Ports As Dock Strike Opens Longshoremen Quit Jobs In Dispute With Opera- tors; Picketing Starts, But No Violence Reported OALVESTON, Texas, Oct. II. (JP thousand longshoreme went on strike it all Texas Ou ports and Lake Charles, toda In a stiff demand for recognition o the Lake Charles port in the ne contracts with steamship operator M. J. Dwyer, district president o the International Longshoreme association, said that dock workers had walked up on scheduled Urn at 8 a. m., tying up shipping. Picketing Immediately started a Oalveston, Houston, Port Arthu and Corpus Chrlstl but no vlolenc was reported. Rank Hamer, former Texas rang er, considered a proposal that h head a heavy police detail on th Houston'waterfront. Union dock workers said the; would hold out until operators con Fsrrln; year old farm er-woodsman who drowned his two young stepdaughters because he "Just wanted to get rid of hanged himself with a rope made o pillow cases In the Oakland county Jail today.- Sheriff.-Spencer o. Howarth and Prosecutor David C. Pence, who ex- amined him, said he was dead. They called Coroner Lee Voorhees. Rowland's .arraignment on mur- der charges had been postponed un- til afternoon, in order that his wife might be brought from Harrison Mich., to confront him. He had de- clared Mrs. Rowland knew of the double slaying. The body was discovered by turnkey who had gone to Rowland's cell to take him to justice court, where he was to appear on charges of murdering'Katherin Woodin, 6, and her sister, Virginia, 2 1-2. When Sheriff Howarth questioned ilm this morning, Rowland said he had decided to plead guilty. Hew- arth departed to await opening of Jie court. During his absence, Kow- and reached through the bars to art adjoining cell, and clutched bed sheet. He tore the sheet to strips, fashioned a noose about his neck and'strangled himself by jump- ing from his bed. Gen. Butler Is On Visit at Eastland Special to the Reporter EASTLAND, Oct. is for profits, inspired by men who deal In human lives, placing monetary gain before their love for said Oen. Smedley D. Butler in an ad- TO House Concurs In Senate Amendments, Providing Exemptions For Several Business Lines tract with the I. L. A. to include Lake Charles in new contracts for Texas operators count- ered with statements that they had no control over conditions at Lake Charles and New Orleans. They agreed to wage increases. AUSTIN, Oct. 11. It was-beliertsd, however, that some bl11 cnaln storeB to- shipptag would be halted for sev- day, when the house concurred in senate amendments by a 110 to 33 vote. The measure now goes to Leaving Rome Naiadrai Afemk Ghevre Ye- sue Ethiopian minister to Italy, said In Roue he was prepared to leave for home an the tint available beat under In- structions at tat tvTemment. (Associated frttt AUSTIN, Oct. Di- rector L. G. Pharea today tele. rraphed both' the sheriff and po- lice chief at Houston tendering stele safety department If their services are needed In the snip-side strike. Bequest from citizens for state of fleers had been received, Fhares era! days while operators essemb Independent dock hands. Dwyer 'expressed appreciation the citizens' committee's Interest the controversy, but said their e forts were rather belated and thi only the steamship interests cou effect a knew what It was "Mayor AdHan Moat Ootta idle of ttalvfl ton headed a committee which trie eritors and longshoremen. Holt L'; A. official, wn here from New Orleans and sai docks-there were .congested wltt freight and that strike breaking ef forts' were not as successful as re ported. Docks were Idle here, with th exception of the coastwise Morga and Mallory lines. Deep-sea vessel had wbrkea far Into the night to ge cargo aboard before the strike dead line, Active picketing started at Cor pus operator planned toareirk non-union men bu awaited developments at Houstoi and- work ed thioughoutithe night to completi oadlng of Edith, a coastwise Bui ine vessel, which planned to sai today. The Kirslshlma Maru, a Jap. anese boat, and the MonsteUa, Ital- in, remained tied up. The Beaumont city commission announced" that the port there would remain open and that ships would be worked. The commission made It plain that it was "Issuing no challenge to anybody" but simp- See STRIKE, Pace 15, Col. 7 by Roosevelt on the United States neutrality in the Italo-EM Plan situation. The former marine Noon 79 lie CLOUDY 7p.m. 7a.m. 12'39pni Dry Ibemometer Wet thtmuiMttr Mstln ualtliy, Dr. J. D. Magee, 74, Suc- cumbs to Pneumonia; Rites Saturday Funeral rites will be conducted aturday afternoon at 4 for a plo- eer Abllenlan, Dr. Jefferson D. Magee, 74, who died at 1 o'clock Friday morning from lobar pneu- monia. The service will be held from Laughter Funeral home, and burial will be hi the Masonic cemetery. Dr. Mlllard A. Jenkens, pastor of the First Baptist church, will be the officiating minister. Dr. Magee was a native Mlssls- sipplan, bom In Pike county in 1861. He came to Texas as a young man, and in 1902 moved to Abilene from Tyler. He practiced his profeslson, medicine, here for many years until, several years ago, falling health caused his retirement. For many years he was one of the city's lead- ing druggists, continuing, however, his medical practice while he oper- ated the store at Pine and First streets. Surviving Dr. Magee are his wife; five sons, of whom four are physic- ians or dentists; one daughter; and two brothers. The sons are Dr. L. Holt Magee, Abilene; Dr. R. C. Ma- gee, Dallas; Dr. H. C, Magee and Dr. J. D.
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