Abilene Reporter News, January 2, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

January 02, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - January 2, 1938, Abilene, Texas lie ^bflewr IMMf"WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES "-Byron VOL. LVI I. Associated Pron [API ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 2, 1938 THIRTY-TWO PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS United Pros* [UP] NUMBER 230 GAY WHITE HOUSE VISITORS FDR Works On Message To Congress Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., (right), was one    of    the honorees at a ball    at    the White House. Here    she    is leaving a buffet dinner for    the dance with her husband and Eddie E. Duchin (left), orchestra leader whose band played at the dance. Actress' Father Succumbs Here rn Funeral Plans Incomplete For Kin Of Crawford Funeral arrangements for Thomas E. LeSueur. father of movie actress, Joan Crawford, who died at his home here Saturday morning, had not been completed last night. Mr. LeSueur died one day before his 71st birthday. A resident of Abilene for 30 years, he became ill at 8:30 o’clock Friday night, lapsed into a coma, and died at 7:30 a. rn. Saturday of cerebral hemorrhage. Word from retatives was be mg awaited last night. Joan Crawford Jap Army Nears Railway Center Conquest Of Shantung Province Goal Of Rapidly Moving Troops; Tsingtao Quiet By The Associated Press. SHANGHAI, Jan. 2— (Sunday) —Two Japanese columns moving rapidly southward to complete the conquest of Shantung province today were converging on Yenchow, important railway junction near the province’s southern border. Japanese dispatches said the two columns, skirting a Chinese resistance center around Wounded Man s Condition Grave Statement Made By Trent Woman After Shooting Condition of G. W. Altizer, 59, remained critical last night In a Sweetwater hospital, where he was taken following a shooting at Trent at 3:30 a. rn. Satutday. His physician said Altizer was "holding hts own,** and that prospects for his recovery could not be fully determined for three or four days. Altizer received a bullet wound In the chest from a .38 calibre slug. In connection with the shooting, was in New York with her husband, i Susie Harris, widow who lives Franchot Tone, and other relative* J a miie wwt of Trent near the were in Los Angeles^ sod Nashville. Mr. LeSueur and hi* second wu>, the former Maude Stout, lived In a rambling stucco and frame house, two stories, at 1833 South First street. Mrs. LeSueur, whom he married in Coleman in 1923. was at his bedside until death. RESEMBLED DAUGHTER Despite his advanced age, Mr. LeSueur s hair had kept its deep, natural brown color. He bore marked facial resemblances to his famous daughter. LeSueur was a plasterer and contractor, currently employed by Bal-faiu Construction company. One acquaintance recalls that LeSueur complained once of straitened circumstances, but that he scorned a suggestion that he appeal to his daughter. The same person added that Joan must have heard, 6tnce LeSueur subsequently exhibited with some pride a telegraphs Vighway I underpass, made a statement to Justice of the Peace S. O. Bailey at Trent, According to the justice of the peace and officers investigating, the woman fired the shot in self defense. After coisultation with Justice Bailey. Col nty Attorney ^co Walter said heie that no charges would be filed against Mrs. Harris. The case will be investigated by the grand jury convening here Monday morning, however. Mrs. Harris’ statement asserted that she shot Altizer when he entered her house about 3:30 Saturday morning making threats. FRANCE LEERY OF YUGOSLAVIA AND RUMANIA Embargo On Shipments Of Arms Ordered PARIS, Jan. I.—(A5)—Officials said tonight the French government had ordered a virtual embargo on armament shipments to Rumania and Yugoslavia, long France’s allies, because of their growing friendship with Italy and Germany. Members of the chamber of deputies disclosed Edouard Dandier, minister of national defense, had ordered supression of government licenses for exportation of military supplies to those countries “until further notice.’’ This order, it was understood, was issued with the consent of the whole cabinet, which was said to be alarmed by the apparently pro-naxi policies of Rumania’s new premier, Octavian Goga. and the increasingly close relations between Yugoslavia’s Premier Milan Soydadinovich and Italy. Andrien Thierry, French minister at Bucharest, was said to have received instructions to ask Goga to explain his future policy with regard to France, Rumania’s ally since the World War. The cabinet was said to have recommended to Czechoslovakia, that she take action similar to France s Czechoslovakia's huge Skoda munitions works long have ^applied arms to Rumania and Yugoslavia, her allies in the Little Entente. The deputies emphasized that the temporary embargo was designed especially to bring the two nations “back to reason.’’ Neither Germany and Italy, with which they are ae- m^ch^leSS^to to hTa'^fsition soldiers were wounded Five gren- i    01    ZSSSLfSSi^ Rumania and Yugoslavia.    I    ^    at    %    busy Officials of the Paris war minis- j ment ^ try were saki to be afraid that mf dels, of the newest French arms might fall under the eyes of German and Italian officers if they should be delivered to the Bucharest or Balgrade governments. During the past 16 years France has lent nearly one billion dollars to Rumania and Yugoslavia, much of this being in the form of credits established in France for purchase of war supplies. Believe Callahan Deputy Near Death BAIRD, Janl. I—Doctors tonight at Griggs hospital here, expressed doubt that Fred Short, Callahan money order for a considerable sum.' county deputy sheriff and Putnam Mr. LeSueur had a habit of collecting eight or ten silver dollars or half dollars in his pockets, juggling them nervously. "I rarely saw him when he wasn’t playing with those corns,’’ said a neighbor. NOT A PICTURE F %N Many persons knew him casually, but few appeared to have intimate knowledge of his personal affairs. Some say he opposed his daughter’s film career and that he never saw one of her pictures, but that his second wife saw them all. Wally Akin, Abilene manager for Texas Consolidated theaters, was well acquainted with Mr LeSueur, and declared last night that he was a "grand old fellow.’’ He related that Mr. LeSueur had done considerable carpenter work for the theaters, and while working made frequent references to his daughter, whom he called “Lucille.” Akin said that he had made It a See LE 8UEUR, Pf. 7, Cot S EVENTS TO COME IN WEST TEXAS WINTERS—Winters football fans will honor the Blizzard football squad, pep squad, and band members at a banquet January ll Gerald C. Mann will be speaker. O’BRIEN—O’Brien high school will be host to an invitation basketball tournament January 14. TALPA—A basketball tournament for high school boys will be held January 7 and . 8. COLEMAN—Archdeacon J. W. Heves of Colorado will conduct a series of services at the Episcopal church from January 2 to 8. District Judge O. L. Parish’s 119th district court will convene Monday. Chiropractors from over West Texas will meet January 2. BANTA ANNA—Members of the Rodeo committee of the fall fair will meet Tuesday night for important business discussions. AN80N—Judge W. R. Chapman will open a term of 104th district court here Monday. STAMFORD—Stamford chamber sf commerce’s annual banquet will be held January IC resident, could live another day. Snort was given a blood transfusion today and he rallied for a short time, hospital attendants >aid. However, tonight his condition was again critical. He was Injured late Sunday In an automobile collision ten miles east of Baird, Doctors placed him in an oxygen tent Thursday night but he failed to respond. Samoan Clipper Reaches Pogo Pogo PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA, Jan. I—(JP)—Pan American Airways’ Samoan Clipper, inaugurating commercial air service between New Zeland and the United States, arrived here at 7:30 p. rn. ipst) from Auckland, N. Z. The 19-ton flying boat, carrying Capt. Edwin C. Musick and seven other company fliers, mail and ex press, flew the 1.806 miles in 12 hours and 52 minutes. Journalist Dies PALESTINE. Jan. I—(JF)—Edwin B. Doran. 61, retired business manager of the Dallas News and Journal, died at his home here late today. Taishan, already had captured Fingyin and Feicheng, west of the Tientgin - Pukow railway, which marks the main line of the Japanese advance. Capture of Yenchow, it was believed. would cut off escape for the Chinese forces still battling the invaders around Taishan and the nearby city of Taian. Yenchow is 70 miles south of Tsinan, the captured provincial capital, and about IOO miles north of Suchow, the junction of the Tienstin-Pukow and Lunghai Railways, the latter being the main east-west trunk-line of China. The Chinese at Taishan were reported led by the famous “Christian general,” Feng Yu-Hsiang, loni* among the most bitten;; anti-Japanese of China’s military men. Japanese airplanes were said to have dropped more than 700 bombs in the Taishan area, destroying or damaging many of the famous temples that crown the mountain or nestle on its slopes. Suchow also has been heavily bombed by the Japanese airforces. Twq hundred Chinese civilians were reported killed or wounded in the raids. TERROISM CURBS The Shanghai municipal council ruling the international settlement, took stem measures to cope with terrorism following Saturday's bombing in which four Japanese In an emergency proc! ama lion the council gave the police sweeping authority to search public or private property for unauthorized arms and offering rewards up to $1,500 dollars to anyone supplying information leading to the arrest of terrorists or seizure of unauthorized See JAP ARMY* Pf. 7, Col. I Leftists Again Occupy Teruel American War Correspondent Victim Of Battle HENDAYE, Franco-Spanish Frantic;, Jan. I—(/P) —Insurgent Spain today celebrated recapture of Teruel, which insurgent leaders hailed as “one of the most decisive defeats” inflicted on the government la the 17-mon‘hs-old civil war. Government forces which had held the strategically vital provincial capital in lower Aragon were reported retreating to the south in great confusion. The victorious insurgents were said to be in complete control of Teruel. (A Madrid dispatch, however, asserted insurgent attempts to enter Teruel had been repulsed, although government force* there were suf feting terrific punishment.) The struggle for Teruel was described as the greatest battle of the war with 200,000 men engaged. An insurgent communique said “xxx the roads are Wack with fugitives and remains of the destroyed red army.” Two foreign correspondents following the insurgent advance were killed and two others wounded when a government shell hit their automobile west of Terue/f The dead were Br ad! sh Galliard John* son Jr., Harvard-educated correspondent for the magasines “Spur” and “News Week” and E. R. S. Sheepshanks, of Reuters, the British news agency. Edward J. Neil of the Associated See TERUEL, Pf. 7. Col. 4 President To Be Heard By Entire World Broadcast To All Countries Is Announced BY JOHN LEAR President Roosevelt’s message to the opening session of the 78th congress on Monday will be hammered home to a war-worried world as the words of no other president have been. Whatever he had to say about America’s views on international affairs will go to every nook and corner of the globe In a recordbreaking radio broadcast. Without knowing what the president planned to include In his speech, acting only on the assumption that—regardless ot how much of the message might be taken up by domestic problems such as the business recession—something of worldwide importance was bound to follow recent White House pronouncements on world rearmament and the Japanese situation, the National Broadcasting company began on Friday to send out short wave messages Informing the peoples of the world that they could hear the president.    | In 19 separate broadcasts. In seven different languages, linguists drummed up an audience over the New Year’s week-end with an- [ nouncements of when and where to listen. By Monday noon, the broadcasters were confident, the world in general would be tuned In despite foreign censors who might wish otherwise. The international hook-up was so arranged that when President Roosevelt began his message in Washington about I p rn. (Eastern Standard Time) his words would go out not only over the three major American networks BC, WABC-CBB, to til of QUESTIONED Robert Horne (above), seaman or. the yacht Aafje, was questioned in Los Angeles concerning the death of Dwight Fauldinf and the disappearance of Jack Morgan, who had commandeered the boat after Paulding was slain. (WEA%NB ;:iC mit Mahon Dislikes Farm Measures Senote, House Bills Not OK For W. Texans Wallace Retires As State Board Member AUSTIN, Jan. I—A record of personally supervising 80 million dollars of state purchases completed, Member John F. Wallace of the Texas board of control closed his desk Friday afternoon and retired from the state office he has held for six years. Former Sen. Tom DeBerry of Red River county Monday will succeed him. Trailer Quean Named CORPUS CHRISTI, Jan. I.—i/P) —Tourists of Trailer City, the encampment where house car travelers from half the states in the union are meeting for Texas’ first house car convention, tonight crowned a queen and announced winners in a dog contest. ABILENE'S NEW YEAR BABY A GIRL, BORN THREE HOURS BEFORE MIDNIGHT With only three hours and two minutes to spare, the stork appeared at 1326 Palm street to perpetuate Abilene’s growing record for New Year births. And it was a girl. Born to Mr. and Mrs. H, R. Baker, at that address, last night at 8:58 p. rn. was a six-pound daughter—Abilene’s first "little citizen" of 1938, and probably the first for Taylor county. In connection with that distinction, she will receive many valuable and attractive gifts offered by business firms of Abilene. It was a night of coincidences. First, she is the sixth child of the family and she weighs six pounds. Second, she was born ' " the birthday of her father. Third, she was delivered by Dr. L. W. Hollis, Abilene physician, who at 5:20 yesterday morning had attended the birth of the first baby for Jones county. Again it was a girl, a ten-pound daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Cecil Hamlett of Hawley. Hamiett Is an oil field worker and both the parents are 21 years old.________ short (gave from station W3XAL at Bound Brook. N, J. While United States readers were assimilating the speech in their afternoon newspapers, the message would go out to the world again— thia time in an electrical transcription directed at Central and South America. A third broadcast was planned for Monday night at 11:30 p. nu for the peoples of Australia, COLORADO. Jan. I—<Spl.)— ’me belief that fanners of thia district will be "disappointed—in the passage of either the house or senate farm bdls in their present form was expressed by Congress man George Mahon of the lith district before he left hi* home in comrado •".urday    return Europe by J sn Washington for ti irregular ses-‘ Bion of congress. The congressman had been visiting in Colorado and his district since Wednesday night "Having talked with thousands of West Texas farmers before aping to the special session ' Mr. Mahon said. “I believe I have a sufficient knowledge of their wishes and the situation in general to express such an opinion, In the first place, both bills were amended lo Lawmakers To Convene Again Monday Noon President And Speaker Discuss Legislative Aims WASHINGTON, Jan. I —(JF— President Roosevelt worked today on an annual message to congress which seemed likely to bear down heavily upon the notes of tax relief, budget balancing and stronger anti-trust laws. The chief executive discussed the general legislative situation at a luncheon with Speaker Bankhead at which arrangements were completed for Mr. Roosevelt to deliver the message personally to congress Monday. Although Bankhegd said he talked of numerous stmjects with the president “up and down the line,” the Alabaman gave no hint of what new legislative proposals, if any, the message would contain. However, blistering attacks on big business and monopolistic practices earlier this week by two administration stalwarts. Secretary Ickes and Robert H. Jackson, assistant attorney-general, inspired widespread belief that the president would have considerable to say to congress along this line. Senator Borah (R-Idaho) arch foe of monoplv, said "action” was needed to meet the problem, adding “it is time to legislate.” CAPITAL GAINS LEVY Demands for revision of the corporate tax structure, particularly the undistributed profits and capital gains levies, reached a crescendo during the recent special session and administration leaders already have indicated compliance will be one of the major tasks of working for weeks on a bill to effect the changes. Bankhead told newsmen there Bee CONGRESS, Pf. 7, Col. 3 New: prohibit the grazing of diverted Zealand, and the Orient.    acres if products from such gras- To emphasize the significance or ^ 8UCh M livestock and produce, the president’s words abroad, the are to ^    These amendments broadcast was to continue on Tuesday, This time injportant parts of the message—particularly these on foreign relations—ware to be picked out, translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, and hammered home to the world’s millions who pay the taxes that support the armies that either keep or disturb the peace. The Weather ABU.ENK AND VICINITY:    Generally fair an* warmer Sunday; .Honda* partly cloudy, Utile change In tem pc rata re. OKLAHOMA: Fair, wormer Sunday mad Monday. NEW MEXICO: Partly cloudy with Utile change la temperature Sunday aud Monday. Range af temperate re yesterday: A. Ii.    HOIK    F.    M. 4* ............. I ............. SS 4d ............. I ............. SS 45 ............. S .............. B4 4S ............. 4 ............. SS 41 ............. s ............. a* 4# ............. * ............. 4t JI* ............. I ............. 47 ST ............. * ......   44 sn ............. t ............. 4t 42 ............. IO    ............. 44 ............. ll    ..... ....... Noon ...... 4t Midnight ..... 4» Htgheat and lowest temperature* to • p. rn. yesterday. St and ST; same data a year ago. S? end 4*. Sunset yesterday. 5:4d; mnrlae today, 1:46; *nn*et today, 5:4«. Bradbury May Offer Legislation lo Give Rural Schools Circulating Libraries Rep. J. Bryan Bradbury announced intentions yesterday of introducing legislation to provide rural schools with circulating libraries, if and when he meets with another legislature. Bradbury has conferred with statewide leaders In a movement to provide rural circulating libraries, and said he felt that there has already been built up strong sentiment for such establishments. “At present time some 3.800,000 Texans, about 65 percent of the state's total population, have access to no public library,” he said. “It is my belief that there can be set up in Texas by the cooperation of the state with the counties a system whereby books can be carried directly to the people by the equipping of a large motorbus to circulate frequently among rural schools,” he said, in outlining his plans. “This experiment has been successfully tried in numerous instances, and has proved to be a success at a low cost. Our schools are today doing a noble work relative to libraries, but are handicapped for lack of necessary legislation and a lack of funds.” Bradbury declared that he felt that children attending rural schools axe as much entitled to read good books as those who by fate are a1 lowed to attend schools in large cities. In a letter to Bradbury, M. M Harris, president of the League of Texas Library trustees, states that 20 of the “largest civic organizations in Texas” are backing such a move. Correct Solution For 'Photocrime' Wrong solution was printed in the Saturday evening Re-porter-News for the Photocrime mystery appearing in the same edition. The correct solution follows: Cain said he had lost the address book, and the laundry ticket, three weeks before. Professor Fordney knew then he was lying as the laundry ticket had been issued to Cain on Oct. 16 (picture 4) only five days before the Stacy murder and six days before Fordney entered the case (picture 6>. That is the clue that broke the case. His familiarity with the new science of endocrino-crlminolo-gy told Fordney that the man who had committed the murders was a thymocentric-para-thyroid type and was thus able —to the surprise of the police— to describe him as “about 40, baby-faced, receding chin, face slightly lop-sided, nose inclined to right or left, fine hair, bad teeth widely spaced, vein in foreheac pinched mouth with anxious expression on a ‘sour’ face.” When Cain was apprehended, this description proved so accurate that the astounded police conceived a great respect for the new science. The motive for all the vicious murders was merely petty robbery. (Register and Tribune Syndicate Photoservice) Three Robbed, Two Women Assaulted SAN ANTONIO, Jan. I—(JF— Deputy Sheriff H. C. Boeck said three suspects were held tonight in connection with the assault and robbery of three Austin residents at a tourist cabin here early today. The suspects were pointed out by the victims In a lineup of a dozen men who had occupied a tourist cabin across the street, Boeck said. Boeck said the victims were listed as T. H. Park, 4g, restaurant man of Austin; his wife. Mabel, 31, and their friend, Beatrice Strickland, 25. Boeck said Park reported he was slugged with a pistol and beaten into unconsciousness when he tried to prevent the men from going into the women's sleeping quarters. The intruders then beat the women with pistols and assaulted them, Boeck said officers were informed. The men took about $55 in cash and Mrs. Parks diamond ring. When the robbers had left the women ran to the office of the tourist courts whhere officers and a doctor were summoned.*' Tax Collections In December Gain Increase of about 810.000 was recorded for city tax collections during December, 1937. as compared to the corresponding period of 1936, City Tax Assessor-Coilector Earl Hughes said yesterday. All tax collections for the past month totaled $68,275.06 as compared with $58,804.56 in December, 1936. Delinquent taxes collected last month totaled 84,574.59. Amount of 1937 taxes paid was $63,697.95. In December. 1936. delinquent tax collections were $7,390.64. and 1936 tax collections were $48,411.77, Two Banks Merge MARSHALL, Jan. I.—(JF)—Absorbtion of the Citizen’s State bank of Marshall by the First National bank, was am.'mnced by officials of the two institutions today. Gun Recovered .CLARKSVILLE, Jan. I. —(,/P)— Sheriff J. N. Geer today recovered a gun from the Clarksville country club lake at a spot near where the body of Oscar Ward, a farmer, was found yesterday. Officers also disclosed that an autopsy performer on Ward s body last night showed a wound in his head to have been made by a bullet. sponsored by northern dairy interests, were opposed by all southern members of congress. “Seriously, I see nothing in either of the bills to prevent a recurrence of five-cent cotton, as a parity for any portion of the crop is not provided for.’* The congressman pointed out, however, that several features of the new bills are distinct improvements over the old program. He cited ti* plan to make acreage allotments to each farm in th* county on the same percentage basis as one of the major improvements. Court Term Opens Here Tomorrow January term of 42nd district court will open here Monday morning, when Judge Milburn S. Long empanels a grand jury. Tuesday will be call day for a ; docket that is slightly heavier than !    nredecesaore    brilliant normal* Included are IOO new cases «cliP*ing its predecessors, bn,liant and 250 old.    **    ^lr    offerings    were. 100,000 Visitors Flock To El Paso EL PASO. Jan. I—oP>—AU the world, transported here on a magic carpet, visited El Paso Saturday ss more than 100,000 citizens, representing every state in the union, lined the streets of the city that for the day was the capital of Texas to witness the breath-taking beauty of tile third annual Sun Carnival parade. Awed onlookers, who kept agreeing that each float that passed by was "the best yet,” also were In accord in the belief that the 1938 pageant had achieved its goal In Traffic Accidents Usher In New Year By Th« Associated Press. Fifteen persons died by violence in Texas as the new year arrived. Traffic accidents claimed eleven. Four died from gun wounds. An accidental shot from a rifle while hunting was fatal to Curtis Clyde Hutchison, 31. of Prarie BUI near Waco, who died Saturday. J. E. Beatty, 19, of Bronte, died in a San Angelo hospital Friday from a wound also accidentally received while hunting. Dw a ne Adams, 27, a dairy manager, was found shot to death Saturday at his home near Groesbeck. The coroner withheld a verdict. At Clarksville officers said an autopsy showed Oscar Ward, 5% whose body was recovered from the Clarksville country club lake Friday had been shot in the head. Lee West, 62, was lulled when struck by a car as he walked along the highway between Oden and Sinton. Two were killed In automobile accidents at El Paso; Mrs. Canute Garcia, 70. and James H. Williams, 50, dying after being struck by automobiles. Another, Jesus Mendoza, 5. was struck and killed by a truck in San Antonio. H. A. Wilkerson of Dallas died Saturday of injuries received in an automobile collision just before tonight Friday when five others were injured. Epltacio Davilla, $0, of San Antonio, also was fatally injured in an automobile accident. Lee Manor. 65, died near Austin when his automobile overturned into a creek full of water; Ruth Un-derbrlnk, IS, of Kingsville, was killed when she was hit by a truck: Caroline Bartlett. 75, of Houston died when she was struck by an automobile. Jose Garcia, a farmer, was killed in an automobile collision at Falfurrias, and H. T. Bridges, 62, of Wichita Falls, died at Alice Friday from injuries received when his automobile went out of control. OIL OUTLOOK CHEERING— Abilene May Enjoy Even Greater Development After Usual Mid-Winter Lull In Activities Lorain* Man Shot LORAINE. Jan. I.—(Bpi)—Pete May. 21, son of Lee May who lives north of Loraine, was brought to a Loraine physician Friday night for treatment of gunshot wounds. He was reported resting well this morning. A .22 calibre bullet had entered his body near the heart. (Editor’ note: This is another in a series of articles reviewing the life, and works, of Abilene and West Texas people during 1937. They are being written by Report-er-News staff members.) By CHARUK ELLIS The oil busine** in Abilene area started 1937 witn a bang. After the mid-winter lull, oil activity usually picks up. But prospects for development at the beginning of 1938 in the Abilene area Indicate the bang may even be more resounding than in previous years. Several new pools, opened in 1937, have not been defined as yet and will Uke up much of the drilling slack with development of proved acreage. Many trends in deeper exploration have been opened during tile year, and will serve as a aew spur for wildcatters in 193$. Majors have indicated a willingness to return to this area and buy, drill and develop. Some have taken spreads and some have checkerboarded. Completion of a number of wildcats. hangovers of the campaign following Avoca and RoUn, may open new production to start the new year off with a bigger bang than ever. But there is not the Ulk of a crude price hike that was going the rounds this time last year. There is talk of a continued tight hold on production by the railroad commission. The Industry in general at the beginning of 1937 was given a brighter tone when ContinenUl took a lead and boosted the price of crude, to be followed by the other majors. The industry at home was given a quickened pulse by several scattered discoveries near the beginning of 193”. There was the Lewis pool of Jones county, the Ivy pool of Shackelford, the Dunn ic McAllister well in Taylor, and the gradual development of the GuiUr Sac OIL OUTLOOK, Bg. 7, CoL I ;