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   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene Bail? "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1935- TEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 112 AIR RAIDERS KILL THOUSANDS Scenes In Addis Ababa, War-Menaced Capital Of Ethiopia With prices rising on the heels of war inflation. Ethiopian merchants find business booming. This scene in Addis Ababa shows the mld- filreel market in which first shots of an Italian attack would complete- ly disrupt business. The limited facilities' of the Hotel 'Imperial, chief hostelry In Addis Ababa, have been largely taken over by news correspondents, who hope the building will be spared in the event of an Italian attack on the Ethiopian capitial. With sentry boxes at cither side of the entrance, the Bank of Ethiopia Budding at Addis Ababa, where the country's slender financial re- sources are kept, looks like a military as well as financial stronghold, It may be a target for Italian air raids and artillery soon. Underpass Contract To Be Let Within Month Government Asked To Abandon Texas Educational Work Goat Glands For J., the White House? (W TOPEKA, Kan., pet. Dr. John R. Brinkley, the former Mllford, Kan., goat gland special- ist whose forays into Kansas politics almost upset the old line regulars, today announced he would be a candidate for presi- dent. The announcement was receiv- ed here from Dr. Brinkley, who now operates from Del Hlo, Tex. It was In a vein, poked fun at the administration's spending policies and the presi- dent's fishing trips, promised a printing press for every family, the navy fishing excursions and abolition of laws. To Be Ready By Jan. 1; Capacity Is Pounds Daily George H. Sweeney, manager ot Western Produce company, an- %unced today that a cheese plant th the capacity of manufacturing pounds of cheese daily will be ready for operation here about Jan- uary 1. The plant will be located in a steel building adjoining other property of the Western Produce company North Second street. Plans for the building have been completed and the total cost of remodeling and manufacturing equipment will be ap- proximately Sweeney said. Equipment Arrives. First shipment of equipment for the plant arrived here this morn- ing. The shipment included a large press used in compressing the cheese, a 900-gallon capacity vat and a whey separator. Two more vats to be shipped later will give the fac- See PLANT. Page 9, Col. 8 Zengc's Defense Testimony Opens CHfCAGO, Oct. de- fense began Its attempt today to save Mandevllle Zengc from death In the electric chair for the mutila- tion slaying of Dr. Walter J. Bauer, Klrksvllle. Mo. ''Attorneys Indicated they hoped to prove the young Canton, Mo., dairy farmer and carpenter was suffering from mental derangement when, the state charges, lie committed the crime. The prosecution rested yesterday after hearing the widow, Mrs. Louise Shaffer Bauer, tell of her romance with Zenge. A crowd of spectators, mostly women, heard her calm, clear story of her eight year love affair Resolution By Board Mem- ber Guleke Says Pro- ..gram AUSTIN, Oct. tion asking the federal government to liquidate their emergency educa tlon projects and retire from Texas was before the state board of edu- cation today. Revelation by Pat Bullock, direc- tor of federal education in Texas, that a complete education system In 20 districts was planned, prompted the resolution by Board Member J. O. Guleke, Amarillo. Guleke asked the board to "de- plore and condemn this unwarrant- ed and illegal aggression by the fed- eral government Into the education- al field In the state of Texas." Na- tional youth administration and works progress school plans were criticized alike as "extravagant and Other projects, such as those to aid underprivileged girls and for farm education, were called "polit- ical Failure of Houston voters to ap- prove recent bond Issue to get fed- eral aid was pointer! out as a "re- assuring sign, though already the federal Rovernment has enticed some of our districts to build beyond their means, and often beyond their needs, under the spurious reasoning that it was economy to build through a public gift'. "Relief is one thing; education Is said Guleke. The New Deal had its supporters. J. G. Strong, former state senator from Carthage, thought the federal ;overnment was rot trying to install ail svptsrn. but only to provide Jobs for idle teachers. "We'd just as well get our added John W. Laird. Lufkln, for- mer state representative. Federal schools would be used only by those who would not otherwise attend, he I saidd. niwra Gibb Gilchrist, Visiting Here, Says Bids Will Be Advertised For Im- mediately Chance Of Passing Liquor Bill At This Session Is All But Nil AUSTIN, Oct. of i Clint C. Small, Amarillo, defining getting B, reBiflatory liquor bill from an saloon." Moreover, even this session of the Texas lecture was virtually abandoned today, when membership of the conference bury not make a valid law. Senators on the conference com- committee to adjust differences on the Small "open saloon" bill was announced. The session ends at midnight. Five senate and five house mem- bers were said to be equally divided in favoring the Bradbury control plan and five against. The Pine-Cedar street under-; such'an alignment would doubt- pass, Abilene's largest federal less prevent any attempt to attach recovery project to date, in the 'the regulatory Bradbury bill held up making- since 1934, has received its final o. k.. The last obstacle was cleared with, approval of plans by the U. S. bureau of public roads, announcement af which came from the state highway department Monday night. Let Contract Nov. 12. Confirmation of federal approval was received by the state highway engineer. Gibb Gilchrist, who is in Abilene in routine conference with W. A. French, division engineer. "That winds It Gilchrist said. 'Approval by the federal bureau means we are up to advertising for Jids and letting the contract. We lave these lettlngs every other Tuesday, and it is likely the con- tract will be let on the Abilene un- derpasses on Tuesday, November 12. The Job is of considerable magnitude and contractors will need some time o study the plans. "The delay has been long, but un- avoidable, and Abllene's patience has been commendatory. We feel :ertain Abilene will be greatly pleas- ed with the project, and the high- vay department will take grear. irlde in it. The underpasses and ailroad construction going with hem will be the last word in mod- rn engineering practices, and the project should go a long way to- Soe UNDERPASS, Page 8, Col. 4 by the senate to the bill of Sen. mlttee are Small; T. J. Holbrook, Galveston; Frank Rawlings, Fort vyorth; Claud and John" Reddltt, Lufkln. Holbrook and Rawlings opposed the Small bill prohibiting by-the-drink sales. House conferees are Joe Caldwell, Asherton; George Moffett, Chilll- cothe; Alfred Petsch, Fredricksburg; Emmett MorEe, Houston; and J. D. Young, Cuero. Petsch and Moffett are known opponents of sale by the drink. "MJflily Slim" Prominent Men Chances to get a regulatory bill through at this session were held "mighty slim" by Moflett when the conference committee was named. Speaker Coke R. Stevenson ad- monished committeemen not to en- large Small's definition bill Into a regulatory measure. "I don't approve of that method of said Stevenson. "This i house had a fair has the late. In Difficulty With Mexican Rebels DOUGLAS, Ariz., Oct. Five prominent Americans on a hunting trip in the revolt-menaced Mexican state of Sonora were re- ported from several sources today to be safe after their guns and don't think the committee ought to go out and write a reg- ulatory bill not germane, not con- forming to the caption of the orig- inal bill." Amendment by Caldwell was put on the Small bill by the house. Tt excluded non-distilled drinks made from Texas products from terms of Execution Delayed lend- ing Appeal To U. S. Supreme Court THENTON. N. J.. Oct. Bruno Richard Hauptmajin's exe- cution was stayed Indefinitely today when the court of errors and ap- peals granted him un opportunity to appeal his conviction in the Lind- bergh kldnap-murder case to the supreme court of the United States. The court gave Egbert Rosecrnns, one of the defense attorneys, 30 days in wnich to ask the supreme court to review allegations that Hauptmann's constitutional rights were violated In the trial. The order, which would have re- turned the case to Supreme Court Justice Thomas W. Trenchard, trial Judge, for refixlng of the execution date, was stayed by the court of er- rors and appeals, but will automati- cally take effect on Nov. 14 If the appeal Is not perfected by that time Six days ago the court of errors the bill, which would permit sale of such beverage by the drink. The jand munition had been "seized bv an refuset! amend- upheld Houptmann's conviction. The armed band of Mexican raiders i ment nnd n5ked a !stale applied last Friday for the armea Dana 01 Mexican raiders. morc attempt to suspend m.aer whlch was toriny rules for passing the Bradbury bill Hosecrnns asked the court to prc- Arthur D. Norcross, New York publisher who returned from the was expected to be made in the vent o[ the record until CANADA GOES HSU'S ASSETS TO LIBERALS UP BY counter with the few hours after disgruntled had raided Santa Ana and assassinated Presidente Manuel Gaudlle and Po- lice Chief Manuel Diaz. Norcross 'listed the party mem- bers as: J. H. president of the National City bank, New York James Bruce, vice president of the National Dairy Products Co., New York. Lee Paull, Wheeling, W. Va., in- surance agency head. Dr. W. S. Fulton. Wheeling. Jack Dun-ell, San Francisco rep- failed this morning. tile Two attempts court disposed of the case or until "the further order of the court." Sec IIAUPTMANN, 1'agc 8, Col. 1 His motion was opposed by LIONOFJUDAH CALLS PEOPLE TO HOLY WAR By The Associated Press. Italian bombing; planes roared across northern and eastern Ethiopia today as Emperor Haile Selassie wept over the'fall, of holy Aksum and summoned his people to a holy war. The) planes inflicted heavy damage. The populace of Karar, of fled to tha hills for safety as recoinnaissance planes swooped down on that city, goal of the Italian Somaliland army which is on the line of march toward the capital of the emvire, Addis Ababa. A report from the southern front said thousands of troopi and civilians had been killed by the air raiders. Great Britain abruptly cancelled the cruise of her grand fleet to Greek waters and military quarters believed it would be kept around Gibraltar and the Suez Canal. Suez Canal stock dropped on the Paris bourse. Large scale British maneuvers began on Italy's route to East Africa. Authoritative circles in London made it clear, that any pro- posals for an Italo-Ethiopian peace must be submitted to the league of nations, thereby disposing of reports that yesterday's conference between Premier Laval of France and Ambassador Clerk of Great Britain had anything to do with peace proposals. A small body of British troops being sent to' Egypt from Bermuda rested only six hours at Southampton and was hurried on the way. Former Governor Henry J. Allen of Kansas, after an inter- view with Mussolini, said: "Apparently he frankly that England means war." I It was thought likely in Lon-' don that trade between Eng- land and Italy would be at a standstill by the end of the week. To Condemn Traitor Ethiopians siild Halle Selassie would condemn his son-in-law, Halle Selassie Gugsa, to death as a trojtor that he ha.rt.de- lb. as pWjjtle- puppel emperor iVDio true. GUN VICTIM Suicide Verdict In Death of J. J. Joyce, Colorado resentatlve of the Chase bank. National Conservative? Kicked After Five Years Out'Mary C, Hardi-n Bequest Tendered To Board The New York publisher, en route See AMERICANS, Page 8, Col. 3 OTTAWA, Oct. liberal party, out of office for five years, swept back today into control of the house of commons with the most decisive election victory In the country's history. The majority of the conservative government, led by Premier R. B. Bennett, was wiped out by a wave of anti-administration votes. New partles'lnade a dismal show- ing, but In the west the social cred- .t group won more than a dozen par- lament seats, most of them from Alberta, birthplace of the party. An Incomplete unofficial count showed the liberals would have the argest house majority any party ev- er had in Canada. They were assured of 165 scats lt of 245 at stake. The conservatives had wwi 41, In ontrast to the 113 they enjoyed parliament wits dissolved In Set) CANADA, Page 8, Col. 6 i The permanent endowment fund of Hardin-Eimmons university, now standing at more than in quick assets, was increased Tuesday by representing the uni- versity's three-eighths .shp.re in the net estate of the late Mrs. Mary C. Hardln of Burkburnctt. Mrs. Hardln died September and the appraisal of her separate estate, recently completed, showed assets, nearly all government or federal land bonds. I. E. Harwell and Chatham of Eurkburnctt, executors of the estate, came to Abilene Tues- day morning to make the tender ol In either cnsli or bonds. The university bonrd, holding a forenoon session, voted to take the bulk of the bequest In Interest bear- ing bonds, to be added to the per- manent endowment fund, although See H-SU, PMC 9. CoL 8 Special to the Reporter. COLORADO. Oct. J. Joyce, 86, pioneer fanner ol Mitchell county, died at dawn Tuesday Irom gunshot wounds or, the porch of his ihome in the Spade cmrmiunlty. A. JD. Leach, coroner, returned a ver- Idlct that the wounds were self-in- flicted. Mr. Joyce hart been In ill health for several months. Funeral ar- rangements were incomplete at noon Tuesday. Coming here nearly 40 years ago from Temple, Mr. Joyce was among the first farmprs In the southern part o( county. He is survived by his wife, and four O. Joyce of Spade, Wes Joyce of Colorado, Mrs. T. J. Plaster residing near Colorado, and Mrs. Mary Hnlbert of Amarillo. Fourteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive. BOY AND (jrni, KILLED SAN AUGUSTINE, Cct. Miss Opal Harvey, 17, and Will Hanks 15, died lost night of Injuries suf- fered Sunday when a tire burst on Miss Harvey's automobile and the machine overliirncd. Six other persons riding In Ihc cur were hurl but were not In condition. Sears, Roebuck Co. Sales Are Higher CHICAGO. Oct. Roebuck and company soles figures for the ninth period of 1335 UHaM an Increase of 20.3 per over the corresponding 1934 p'.-dod total of officials announ- ced. Prvadn, offllcal organ of the communist party In Moscow an- nounced a program of "Proletarian strikes of port workers, snllors, trainmen nnd fnctory work- ers nil over the world, to prevent any shipments to Italy for military use. Secretary State Hull In a radio forum called wnr ns "obsolete and bloodstained instrument" which cannot cure economic Ills. Sir Bnm- uel British foreign secretary. In the stime forum, railed for the lowering of barters to Jnternallonal trade as unnecessary to the cause of [leacc. Italy's ambassador to the United States defended his country's cam- paign In Ethiopia as necessary to a iccded economic expansion and "to prevent the restless forces of nn- arcliy and Bolshevism exploiting the hardships or on economic life which only the sound discipline of Fascism has been able to make en- durable." Mimic Air Attack Italy prepared to launch a mimic war nlr attack on her own Naples, the port from which she dispatched most of her troops to Africa. An Ethiopian representative es- .abllshcd headquarters at Llegc, Belgium, the center of that coun- ,ry's arms manufacturers, to take irivrmtage of the lining of the arms 'inbargo against Ethiopia. Dispatches to the Egyptian press concentrated bombing of I Ethiopia's only railway. One Egyp- tin correspondent expected mo- mentarily a bir: attack by the Ital- ian army nil along the .southern from. j A concentration of 160.000 Ethi- j oplfin warriors still wns hurrying forward for what may be the first great bittile of the undeclared war. Italian reconnaissance1 planes Eggs Fly Hen Scrams DALLAS, Out. Mn. J. O, Barllej of Dallas, said (hit one of her hens today laid i eggs, all of the Mrs. Barilcy said Ilio hen pro- ducccd tlio breakfast Uble spe- cialty with machine gun rapidity when she her away from a flower garden. Fluplnf 'tier wings, the hen started folng places. She had traveled only about a foot, Mrs. Hartley said, when the first en dropped. Another foot and an- other egg. then a third foot and a third, ullhoujh smaller, eft. Fighting In South Is Savage One Report Says Ethiopians Killed By Gas and Bombs LONDON, Oct. 15. don newspaper correspondents with the Italian Somaliland army and at headquarters of the Ethiopian force of more than men opposing it, reported today that 'he great- est batle of the war Is In progress In the wild Wcbbc Shibeli river valley. Ethiopian Offensive. The Daily Mail's correspondent at Djibouti, French Somaliland, re- that Tecla swooped'down on Harar, "garden of [ported "authoritatively" and the populace fled to the hills for safety. An official com- 'Hawnrlat, Ethiopian chief delegate munique issued nt Rome said pliuics bombed nnd dispersed See WAR. rase Col. 7 to the league of nations, had been ordered home Immediately to becomi REVOLTFLARES JN OLD MEXICO NOGALKS, Sonora, Mex., Oct. 15., Every employe available was raids by armed groups on interior Sonora towns convinced Mexican border officials today they were dealing with organ- ized Insurrectionists bent on the ov- erthrow of the state government, headed by Gov. Ramon Ramos. With two towns already fallen, the insurrectionists were reported organizing for other _attacks. Fears they would strike at this customs port diminished, however. The town, resembling an armed camp, was protected by 70 customs guards, armed citizens and scores of police oncl special deputies, The garrison was expected to augmented by 50 federal sol- diers, returning from Santa Aim, scene of a cebel raid yesterday. pressed Into service to guard the Mexican customs house and heavily armed sc'r.tlnela challenged every person approaching. Almost tile entire regular force of troops hr.d been sent last week to El Rvgrc and Cananeo, mining camps south of Nogales, when up- risings threatened the two camps. Delayed three hours by burned bridges, a passenger train of the Southern Pacific or Mexico railroad crawled Into Nognlc.s from Hermos- lllo and the south. Trainmen said InsuiTCp.tos set fire to bridges at Santa Anna and Imur Ethiopian generalissimo of all Ethiopian troops I In an effort to halt the southern in- voslon. i A group of European engineers 'caught In Ogadcn province by the swiftly spreading guerilla war told the same correspondent by telephone that 18.000 Ethiopian natives had been killed since Saturday by air- plane bombardment, efts snd ma- chine gun fire. The report tallied closely with messages to Hie Dedjazmatch Nas- Klbu, Ethiopian commander of southern forces at Harar, that Inn bombs and gas. had killed popu- lations ,df whole villages. Refugees streaming by hundreds out of the trackless desert where the Ilnllan troops attacked told a Unit- ed States press staff correspondent nt Harar lost Saturday that "they arc killing out wives, mothers and and that thousands ot noncombatonts were killed, in their villages by shrapnel and gas bombs dropped from the more than 200 airplanes supporting the Italian ad- vance. Hand (o Hand Flglil. The Exchange Telegraph's Addll be but the train hnl passed over [Ababa correspondent sold the. Ethl the spans after some repair work, (oplnn force had forced the urnd-ai A squad of federal soldiers rode the engine, Sec FIGHTING, Pile D, CoL I   

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