Thursday, December 19, 1935

Abilene Daily Reporter

Location: Abilene, Texas

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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1935, Abilene, Texas Wait gtoflene Bail? Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WuRLD EXACTLY AS IT noN VOL IV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, TWELVE PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Horning News) NUMBER 156 League Formally Kills Peace Plan Milne Released Without Payment Of Ransom Evangelist Turns to Makeup Fred T. Walker, former evangelist associated with Dr. Wilbur Chap- man and the Jate Billy Sunday, shown In Hollywood applying- makeup to June Lang, film actress, after coming to rid the film capital of vice and remaining to be an actor. When acting: opportunities dwin- dled, he turned to makeup work. (Associated Press Calles Refuses To Leave Old Mexico Former President Says He Will Have to Be For- cibly Deported Men Not Badly Burned In Accident at the Western Produce Four men were Injured, receiving burns about the face and hands, as z. result of an explosion In a toiler at the Western Produce company shortly after midnight. The Injured men, Bryan Weaver employe of the Abilene Boiler Works, and C. B. Land, Prank Wal- and L. J. Mills, employes of the tETn Produce company, were rushed to the West Texas Baptist hospital for treatment and attend- ing physicians announced today that their burns were not consider- ed as serious. The men were moving the big boiler and preparing to Install Ice machinery for the cheese factory, which Is celebrating its forms] opening today, when the accident occurred. G. H. Sweeney, manager of Wes- tern Produce company, reported that one of the workers on the shift goinj on at midnight turned on the gas for the boiler, not knowing that Weaver was In the smoke stack for reoalr work. The explosion threw Weaver to the floor and also burned the other three men, all of Whom were In the boiler room. There was no property damage end an extra of workers had the boiler, which furnished steam for all operations <jf the plant, in shape for the cheese factory open- ing. The injured men were carried to the hospital In a Klker-Knlght am- bulance. Woman Killed as Home Burns ,EL RENO, Okla, Dec. Gertrude Hcnkle, 35, a stenop- er In the offices of the Hock Island railroad company here, was burned to death when tire swept her apartment here early today. Mrs. Henkle was transferred to Reno from the Rock Island offices at Fort Worth, Texas. In April, 1933 Her parents, Mr. alid Mrs. C. Mealy, live In Little She resided alone- in the auarl- MEXICO CITY, Dec. Genera! Plutarco Elias Calles, brand- ed a "traitor" by the national revo- lutionary party he founded, defied the government's demand today that he leave the country. 'Mexico is my country and only by violence can they make me leave.' he declared after the national sen- ate wrote him out of the party as a "traitor to the revolutionary pro- gram and a conspirator against the nation's Institutions." Calles said the agitation raised by the government, now headed by his political rival. President Lazaro Cardenas, is "artlficlaj and unjusti- fied." Governors of four states, ousted from their official positions for as- serted friendship with Calles, step- ped down. .Dispatches said the changes In ad- ministration In Sonora, Slnaloa. Du- rango and Quanajuato were accom- plished peacefully. Similar charges of conspiracy were preferred against five senators and Luis N. Morones, former minister of labor and ectnomy, the latter being accused by the senate of having See MEXICO, Paje 11, Col. 7 Found By Motorist In Roadside Ditch Cruelly Trussed Up; Taken to Hospital Cnnvrlrfif. 1935. DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Dec. 19 Milne the Fourth, held 'our days by kidnapers, was abandoned -by his abductors without the payment ol a cent the ransom they had lemanded, the department o ustice announced today. Found Doped The 24-year-old grandson o[ wealthy retired textile manufac ,urer of Philadelphia, lured from lis New York City apartment lati Saturday by a note that said his [randfatiier was 111, was foun Ice suspected Miss Todd might have seen poisoned. The county chemist was analyzing actress' stomach contents, au- thorities said, adding that the testa were made because the coroner'3 ;ury requested a thorough Investi- gation and not because poison neces- sarily was suspected. At the Inquest, West, actor and justness man, spoke half of a dla- Sce THELMA TODD, Page 12, Cl. 3 Rescue Fliers In South America BAHIA BLANCA. Argentina, Dec. Merrill and Wil- lam Kelenke, American fliers pllot- ng a rescue plane from the United States to be used In search for Lin- oln Ellsworth, missing explorer, In Antarctica, arrived here last night. Weal Abllens .and cloudy and 'Idcr with tcmpfrnlure below treeing Lo- KM; Friday partly cloudy. West of 100th meridian Fair miJ colder, probably frost In aouth- ait porLlor. tonight; Frldey fair, colder a ton 111 cast portion. East of lOOCi mertdlao 'artly cloudy and colder, probably frost n fast const, and In central portion, tem- ernlure below free zinc In north portion onlRht; Friday, partly cloudy, colder In iuin and 'an portions. V..d. 41 43 40 37 41 CLOUEJV ermometil- humidity ...3l>