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   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               t Bail? Reporter "WITHOUT ON WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT EDI t if noN VOL LV. Fufl Leaied Wtow of Attoclated Prut United Pm> (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17. 1536- TWELVE PAGES (Evwrino Edition of The AbHent Momlno Ntwi) NUMBER 114 AUSTRIAN CABINET RESIGNS State Police Guard At Docks Draws Protest FEAR BATTLE ON ARIZONA BORDER REBEL Reported Advancing On Agua Prieta and No- gales, Sonora NOQALES, Sonera, Mer. Oct. 17. battles be- tween weak federal garrisons and marauders harrying' Sonora were believed imminent along the border today. One column was reported ad- vancing on Agna Prieta, across the line from Douglas, Ariz., where troops were entrenched and awaiting attack. Heavily Armed. Another was said to be pressing toward Nogales, although g report that the town of Santa Cruz, 15 miles to the east, had been taken was discounted here. Insurrectionists were said to be organizing in bands of 100 or more, mounted on fast horses and heavily armed. Swift movements and sur- prise raids at widely separated points have characterized their strat- egy so fax.- Agua Prieta was regarded as the focal point of possible fighting. The was captured --.g oi 1939 is said to be a center of arm smuggling, and as such is a. natur al target fov present insurrectlonis Military observers held it proba ble that the rebels would be will in to risk a general engagement. A ransom "for the support of revolution" demanded by rebels w refused by federal authorities, d tying the threatened attack. Seventy Mexican customs ployea armed with rules were mu tered here by ManuelsMascarem collector of customs, to defend No ales. This town was stripped soldiers recently when the garriso was sent In pursuit of bandits. Several hundred were said to be concentrating the Altar district, 100 miles soul of here, while officials of nearb towns fled for their lives. Mayors of the towns of Altar, Ci borca and Pltiquito were said have' fled here, pursued by raiders Italy's Big Guns Menace Ethiopian Lines The speed; advance at the lUliu infutry and motoriied units hw made the movement ot the big Held artillery pieces over the inadequate Ethiopian roadf one al the blfgest military problems of the cam- paign. That it hM been NeeeMlully nlved Is proved In thb picture, nuhed (o civilization by plane from the Adtnra front, ihowlnf artillerymen warping their gun Into firlni petition. although the report was denied ID Mayor Enrique Aguayo of Nogale. Mayor Aguayo also denied a ru mqr that Sahauplpa had been tak en'by rebels who shot down Mayo See REVOLT, Page 11, Col. 1 TESTIMONY IN FOSTER TRIAL Say Woman's Bod Was Badly Bruised WICHITA FALLS, Oct. Three witnesses told of findln splashes of blood and strands hair scattered about the Faste home In Burkburnett on the mom ing Mrs. Ralph Foster's body was found there as the trial of her hus band on a charge uf murder got un der way here today. Officers told, of finding the body lying in an outdoor storm cellar with a bullet wound through the heat and a pistol under the body. They testified that the woman's body was terribly bruised. Both eyes were swollen, the lips swollen ant split and there were at least five bruised spots on the stomach. Both arms and one leg also bore marks Strands of hair were found on the See TRIAL, rage 11, Col. 8 Mrs. Anna Sage To Be Deported CHICAGO, Oct. 17 (ff) Mrs, Ajvna Sage, the "woman In red" in Mi Dilllnger case, lost her fight deportation today when Federal Judge John P. Barnes dis- missed a habeas corpus petition flied In her behalf. OKLAHOMA CELEBRATES OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. A regular cowtown celebration was on today, the twenty-fifth anniver- sary of the establishment of the livestock Industry here. It was wil- ed the HvMtook giver INS I GOT0JSKELL Delegation Of Six Or Seven Hundred To Attend Fair A delegation of Abllenlans num- bering six or seven hundred, In two sections, will leave tomorrow to at- tend Abilene Day at the Centra] West Texas Fair and the. Haskell Golden Jubilee celebration at Has- kell. The first section will include about 350 delegates, 120 of which will travel In special busses with the 60-plece high school band. Others will follow in private cars, leaving the chamber of commerce at and arriving in Haskell at two o'- clock. About 50 Individual cars are expected to make the trip. In the first group wlU be delega- tion of 40 or 50 decked out in big hats and cowboy boots. It is in the charge of Hugh Simmons and D. H. Jefferies. Another group will be the sponsors of the trip, headed by Ray Roe. Second Division Later In the afternoon will come the second division to attend the night show and the football game letween Abilene high school and Haskell. They are expected to num- ber about four to five hundred. The first delegations will be pro- vided with Abilene hat-bands by the C. of C. The high school band will be nests to the Haskell Lions club Fri- day night for a dlnnr- In the base- ment of the Tonkawa hotel. It will the official band for the fair dur- ing the day. Between the afternoon show and he night football game, the Abilene ielegatlon will visit the residential section of Haskell in a -'carnival of See DELEGATION, S, Col. 8 ALLRED CALL UNHEEDED AUSTIN, Oct. AUred's Injunction for legislators to "get to work and stay at work" was unheeded today as neither house de- veoped a quorum. Senators received committee re- ports on the two old-age pension aills and recessed after a five-min- ute meeting. The house, with less than half its members present, stay- ed In session 15 minutes. Senator.Frank Rawllngs of Fort Worth called for work on pension eglslatlon, prime purpose of the sec- ond special session, .but instead sen- ators voted 11 to 1 to recess. The house state affairs commit- approved after brief discussion pension bill' authorizing payments o needy persons. It did not carry a ,ai feature. Sponsors hoped to start floor consideration next week. Signs Bills Governor Allred approved two of the bills passed at the first special session. One validated remission of certain ad valorem taxes to Hidalgo county to overcome objections rais- ed In a supreme court decision. The other bill validated remissions to Wharton and Matagorda counties. He previously signed the first ses- ion's only major bill, levying a tax on chain stores. The senate finance committee al- i had eliminated taxes from the pension bills and voted to restrict layments to needy persons. Rep. Walter E. Jones of Jourdan- own, chairman of the house reve- Makes Signed Statement In Bronte Slaying of San Angelo Man ROBERT LEE. Oct. "-'SpU- Longshore Strike Con- tinues to Tie Up Ship- ping; No Reports Of Violence HOUSTON, Oct. 17. A vigorous protest against the use of Texas rangers and high- way patrolmen to guard the Houston waterfront to Governor James V. Alfred to- day by organized labor as the longshoremen's strike contin- ued to tie up shipping at sev- eral gulf ports. District Patrolled. Pickets patrolled the dock dis- trict at Beaumont. Port Arthur. Lake Charles, La, and other affect- ed ports but there were no reports of violence. Shippers proceeded with plans to break the strike nt Qalveston and elsewhere with non- union labor. In a telegram to the governor, the Houston Labor and Trades council protested the sending of rangers and highway patrolmen the Houston waterfront. It wa pointed out that local authorise have-the.situation well In hand a: that no need was felt for "these ex tra police officers. Their remova was rigorously urged. It was the seventh day of th strike and the chances of Immed: ate settlement of differences be tween the I. L. A. and steamship op erators appeared to be remote. At Galveston shippers advertise for non-union labor to work ship and prepared to house and fee them at the docks under the pro tectlon of guards. Houston, whlc has been loading ships with non union labor, was adequately sup piled with workers. Pickets at Lake Charles blockec non-I. L. A. labor from attemptln to handle cargo. Only tankers, un affected by the strike, were in por at Port Arthur. The Corpus Christl Maritime soclatlon today brought to the docks :he vanguard of non-union forces Arrangements were nearing comple Bauer's Widow Mrs. Louise Bauer was led from the stand In tears after she had testified at the trial In Chicago of Mandevllle Zenie for the mutilation slaying of her husband, Dr. Walter J. Bauer. She idd of her Ion; romance with Zenge. (Associated Fran charge of murder was lodged here j today against H. H. Hess, 25, In I connection with the fatal beating of Sam S. 47, disabled war veteran of San Angelo. The charge was filed by Glenn Lewis, district attorney, with H. M. Robinson, jus- Ice of the peace. The grand Jury of 61st district court here was recessed last week- end, but may be recalled. Bobblt was beaten to death with the barrel jf a 22-callbre rifle detached from he stock, and officers have the iloody weapon. The killing occur- ed at Bronte. Mrs. Ada Hess, mother of the de- endant, who had been held for uestlonlng after discovery of Bob- It's body, has been released and Iven custody of Hess' three minor hlldren, who were with him when Jon for feeding and housing 300 o men, who vvlll be protected by 25 special deputies appointed Corpus Christl authorities. The rangers who arrived yesterday wll remain as long as their services are necessary, it was said. MAN INJURED IN EXPLOSION was arrested Wednesday after- See LEGISLATURE, Paye 11, Col. 8 on the outskirts of Anson. The district attorney said today that Hess had given a written statement to him and Frank Perci- full, sheriff of Coke county. Perci- full said the statement clears up the killing, and that Hess will claim self-ciefense. contending tnat Bob- blt attacked him. FEDERAL TAX HIKE LIKELY Hess Given Lift By Physician of Abilene Dr. w. A. V. Cash, Abilene physi- cian, dots not pick up hitch-hikers Abilene and Partly cloudy and nuetlled Ionium Ina Friday. Weil of looen meridian inly Cloud7. cooler In north and well portions tonight; Friday, generally fair Bail of 100th meridian probai.lv artly cloudy and uniellled, ro howera In eait portion except weit c nlihl and Frldty. Temperalurei P-m. a.m. 60 77 73 71 70 CLOUDY _ IherTnomttir ..77 ft InflrmonHlir tnmUM. n Midnight''. Noon BunrlKe Suniet 7p.m. 7t.m. M- a- Government Collections Fall Behind Last Year's WASHINGTON, Oct. Prospects for higher federal tax proposals at the next session of r_____ ............._ I congress grew today when the treas-1 as he travels about West Texas, but ury reported government revenues Wednesday noon, sighting three llt- falllng behind collection of a year I tie children on highway S3, out of Roby, he forgot his rule. With the children were their fath- er. He was H. H. Hess, the man See HESS, Page 8, Col. 8 Airplane Hangar Is Swept by Fire NEWCASTLE, Del., Oct. 17 swept through the hangar of Air Service. Inc., at Bellanca Field today, causing an undetermined amount of damage. For a time the blaze threatened the plant of the Bellanca Aircraft corporation. companies from Wilmington and other communities nrey.entefl Uyj ago. Despite administration hopes of a rise In government rev- enues in the current 1936 fiscal year, which began July 1, the treasury re- ported that actual collections in the first three and one-half months were under those of the correspond- ing period of last year. Between July 1 and Oct. 15 gov- ernment revenues were SI, 388, compared with in the first three and one-half, months of the previous fiscal year. If President Roosevelt's estimates are to be realized, total revenues for the current fiscal year must reach This would be 23 per G. M. Hall, Brother of Baird Resident, Burned G. W. Hall of Houston, switchman at the Eastern State Petroleum re. finery, was seriously burned early Thursday morning in an explosion of three gasoline tank cars there. A spectacular fire which lighted the entire ship channel area resulted from the explosion. Hall is a brother of B. E. Hall of Ealrd, shop foreman of the state highway department's division B warehouse In Abilene. The rcflne-y fire started when gasoline camp In contact with the tiny flame In the switchman's lant- ern. The explosion was heard for more than two miles. Hall, 42, was severely burned about the face and arms, and his condi- tion Is serious, the brorther here was notified !aU this morning. Hall probably saved himself from death by running, with his clo'.hes In flames, to a nearby pond and jump- ing In the water. E. Shaughncssy, 31, an employe of See ACCIDENT, Page 8, Col. 5 120 Guests Escape When Hotel Burns TACOMA, Wash., Oct. swept the frame and stucco Tacoma hotel In the downtown business district today. The management believed the 120 guests escaped from the building ilthough flromcn feared some may lave been t rnpped. Seven firemen were overcome by amoke. Former Dakota Governor Soon To Be Retried In U. S. Court FARGO, N. D, Oct. mer Gov. William Langcr, soon to be retried on charges that cause; his removal from office, today facec a new indictment charging him anc three associates with perjury. The former chief executive, anc Prank Vogel, Oscar E. Erlckson and A. Klnzer were Indicted yester- day In federal court in connection with an affidavit of prejudice filed recently against Judge Andrew Mill- er, who presided In the orlglna: anger trial. United States District Attorney P W. Lanler said the perjury case would be brought to trial upon con- clusion of retrial of the first case at the term of federal court open- ng at Bismarck Tuesday. The prejudice affidavit against Judge Miller resulted In appoint- ment of another Judge to hear the Inability of the latter to be Sec LANCER, Pate 11, Col. 8 AI Krueger Sets Pace In Tourney TWIN HILLS GOLF COURSE, iklahoma City, Oct. Butch" Krueger. the tail, red-hair- d Belolt, Wls, youngster who blaz- d his way to fleeting, fnme In the Irst day's play of the rational open t Oakmont, turned In a pur 70 here oday to set the pace for the early Inlshers of the national PGA tour- ament IB-hole qualifying round. VIENNA TENSE UNDERSTRONG POLICE GUARD VIENNA, Auitria, Oct. 17. troopi from lower Austria (the eastern half of the country including Vienna) marched on the capital today as the cabinet resigned to elimi- nate several Heimwehr leaders. As the cabinet met the government palace was heavily jrutrd- ed and machine were posted at the official radio station, always target for seizure in event of a putsch. The Heimwehr (or home led by Prince Ernst Eudi- get von Starhemberg, is violently anti-Naii and along Italian lines as oppoied to German Nazism. Armed with rifles and machine gnns, military appearing; police marched into important buildings throughout the city. It was the first intimation to the general public that a political move was on foot. Chancellor Bchuschingg, who assumed office a little more than a year ago after the assassination of the late Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss, went directly to the president with his resignation. He submitted his new cabinet list almost at once. The most significant of his changes were the elimination of Emil Fey, former vice-chancellor of Austria, from the poit of mini3ter of the interior, the removal of Josef Heither'as ter of agriculture, and the removal of Baron Odo Neustaedter- Steurmer as minister of social welfare. Meanwhile Vienna became tense once more as strong mili- tary and police forces patrolled the streets. Laval Likely to Decide That France Will Help Britain PARIS, Oct. author- ity stated late today that Premier by the French cab- inet, probably will agree Monday to the British demand lor French armed aid In the Mediterranean In case Italy attack.! the British fleet stationed there. This answer was Indicated after a day of Indecision In which Laval was originally represented by reli- able sources as refusing to promise the British French aid If the British should be attacked by Italy before the League ol Nations Issues actual orders for warship enforce- ment of the sanctions against Italy. The terms of the French decision await ratification by the cabinet and Laval generally Is expected to call his governing body in session Monday morning. n By The Associated Press. The estranged relationship be- ween Great Britain and Prance, ,ue to the attitude of France to- ward punishment of Italy by the ague of Nations for the Invasion Ethiopia, was rapidly npproach- ng a definite show-down today. Promise Demanded It was authoritatively Elated in London the British had demanded f the French government Its un- ualiried promise of French naval upport In the Mediterranean in the vent of an emergency arising from he imposition of sanctions, such as n Italian attack on the British eel If a blockade should be instl- uted. In Paris, it was said Premie L EXPERT. Testifies Defendant Had Mentality of Seven- teen Year Old CHICAGO, Oct. vllle Zenge'i attorneys produced a mental expert today who pictured the 29-year-old Missouri carpenter, accused of the emasculation slaying: of Dr. Walter John Bauer, as a man driven Insane by the loss of his sweetheart. Dr. Harold S. Hulbert, Chicago psychiatrist, the defense witness, testified that Zenge had the men- tality of a n-year-old and the char- acteristics of a melancholy, moody person who might be driven to wild actions by a "sudden emotional shock." It Is the defense contention that Zenge was overwhelmed by an In- sane rage when he learned that Dr. Bauer, a 38-year-old Klrksvllle. Mo, chemistry professor, had married pretty Louise Shaffer, 24, a Klrlts- ville nurse whom Zenge had ex- pected to wed. See WAR, Page 11, Col. 6 -Ittlc Hope For Victim of Burns Declal to the Reporter. SWEETWATER, Oct. ondltlon of S. N. Davis, aged wectwatcr resident burned twi s ago when a kerosene stovi sploded, was grave. Thursda; ominff. The attending physician Id there was little hope for his covery. Mr. Davis JIBS been unconscious nriore than 24 hours. Relatives liave been summoned. THREE CONVICTED; 7 FREED IN AZTEC MASS MURDER CASE efendants To Be Sentenced Later; Charged With Slay- ing of Sheriff at Gallup, New Mexico AZTEC, N M., Oct. panlsh-Amerlcans convicted of sce- nt1, degree murder for the slaying Sheriff M. R. Cnrmlchael of Gal- p, lust April 4, were held here for ntcnce today while their attorneys gnn preparing appeals, The seven other defendants In the mass murder trial, acquitted by the Jury of plainsmen, remained in cus- tody to await MM on lesser charges for the forcible rclensc of three men who had been held by the sheriff in evicMon cases. Judge James B. McGhw tempo. rarlly delayed sentencing the three convicted, who were Juan Ochoa. Manuel Avltia and Leandro Velarde Defense counsel, assembled by state appointment, the American civil liberties union and the Gallup defense league, said appeals would be pressed vigorously. The shooting occurred as Carml- chael and several deputies attempt- ed to take their three prisoners to Jail after i. preliminary court hear- ing. Tho maximum sentence for sec- ond degree murder in New Mexico il life Roosevelt Sails From Canal Zone COLON, Panama, Oct. The United States cruisers Houston and Portland, bearing President Roosevelt and his party, sailed at 8 a. m. today, unaccompanied by air- planes or surface craft. The two big warships moved to- ward the north without announcing their destination. Neither the com- mandant of the 15th naval district nor the Panama Canal marine su- perintendent was advised of the movement. It was generally assumed that the destination was off the San Bias is- lands since President Roosevelt waj known to desire a sample of the excellent .'Ishing to be found there. Previously. It had expected that the president would request a naval review nfc coco Solo, but it now Is believed this idea has been abandoned. Five Years For Man In Arkansas Holdup, Shooting MORRILTGN. Ark., Oct. Herid, about W. was under Ive years' sentence today for the loldup and shooting last Dec. 1'6 ot two women at Plumervllle. Trial was continued for Mrs. Annie Cook, driver of the car in which the two women were riding. She Is charged with being an ac- complice. Herfd was arrested at San Angelo, Texas. The wounded women, Mrs. Annie Lee Shannon of Plumervllta >nd Mrs. Webb ft UorrUton. recovered.   

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