Abilene Reporter News, January 24, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

January 24, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1938, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, -WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LVI I, NO. 249 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 24, 1938 PAGES Barkley Gives Right-Of-Way To Filibuster Housing Report is Reed Approved Tatted PRICE 5 CENTS RUSHED TO WASHINGTON, Democratic Leader Jan. Barkley side- CLERGYMAN'S FIGHT TO WIN IMMORTALITY TRANSFORMED INTO BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL BY TEAR GAS Foil Trent Bank Burglary tracked the conference report on the administration housing bfil in the senate today to give the anti- lynch bfll debate right-of-way. Anxious to dispose of the lynch- ing measure which has tied up the senate for almost three weeks, Barkley said he would not call up the privileged housing bill report, but would hold the senate to de- bate on the anti-lynching bill throughout the session today and tonight. The senate was called into ses- sion an hour earlier than usual. Stanley Reed, now solicitor gen- eral was approved unanimously by the senate judiciary for justice of the supreme court. His nomination is expected to be confirmed by the senate during the week. Across the capitaX Clinton Da- vidson, representing New York in- vestment advisers, told the house ways and means committee many personal holding companies want to .liquidate, but can noj; afford to under present tax laws. "White House officials announced President Roosevelt's message on the upbuilding Of the navy would be delayed until the end of the week. It had been expected today. Two new controversies meanwhile arose to harrass senate leaders, al- ready disturbed by the continued southern filibuster against the anti- lynching bill: 1. Carl Holderman, New Jersey chairman of labor's non-partisan MEMPHIS, TeniL, Jan. 24. Israel Harding Noe's fight immortality by fasting was changed to a. fight to save his life today, with physicians resorting to forced feeding to restore strength to his wasted body. The doctors said they considered his condition "grave" but not hope- less after 22 days of absolute ab- stinence from food, and that three months might be required to restore him physically. The 47-year-old ousted Dean of St Mary's Episcopal cathedral was rushed to a hospital last night after he .had fallen into what physicians described as a sleep." Physi- cians announced the fast broken officially at o'clock last night when the first intravenous injection was given. They said a saline solu- tion containing five per cent glu- cose was used. The second feeding was given today. Tfee doctors said the .patient would be fed by this method, every eight hours until the diet is changed. Hal Buchanan, attorney and a member of the cathedral chapter, visited the former dean last night and said, he talked "intelligently" but expressed opposition to the forced feeding that ended the long fast by which he sought to prove immortality was possible on earth, i The trip to the hospital ended an eventful eing accepted. The proposals will be publicly opened here on Febru- ary 7 at the post .office according to Mrs. Pearl Knox, postmistress. The sum of was allotted recently for a post office building and site. Postal receipts in Anson in 1937 made a twenty-five per cent in- crease over 1936. Tfie Weather ABILEXS viciaitr: Fair aad coid- rreezlaj: tonight; Tuesday Salaries Of Welfare Employes Are Set Court Authorizes Pay For Solicitors Commissioners court of Taylor county met in regular semi-month- ly meeting today with Judge Lee R, York presiding. Chief action of the morning ses- sion was the fixing of 1938 salaries for employes of the United Welfare association. The court set the sal- aries at the same figure in 1937. They follow: Mrs. Margaret Schmidt, executive secretary, per month. Mrs. M. D. Eynds, per month. Mrs. A. M. Jones, ?14 per week. Mrs, Mildred Blake, case worker, S25 per week and car expenses. The court also authorized the ex- penditure of per month for three months to pay a solicitor for i WPA sanitary projects. Wint Green i They were revived with inhalators, and Taylor was taken to the Sweet- water hospital Both., are recovering. The cafe was destroyed, the hotel j was damaged in the blaze which was discovered about this morning. The fire originated in the kitchen of the cafe, which was open at the time. According to Chester Rice, employe of the cafe, there appar- ently was small .explosion. He was at the front-door, the only person in the cafe; Flames, did not reach the hotel rooms. on the second floor, but they were considerably damaged by Texas and Pacific depot. Burglars Loot Safe Is Hauled Off and Bottom Battered Through HASKELL, Jan.. 24. Burglars hauled off the safe from a Haskell store last night and bat- tered through the bottom of the safe in the Texas .theater, to make away with-loot estimated at Not to be deterred by the fact that the theater safe was equipped with tear gas device over the com- bination knob, the thieves battered through the bottom of the safe to secure its contents. The loss was es- timated at between and by Server Leon, theater owner. Burglary of the Perkins-Timber- lake dry goods store was first re- ported to the sheriffs department this morning, this followed shortly by the discovery that the theater safe had also been entered. In the 43 41 4i 37 37 39 43 44 FREEZING Midnirht..... 53 Noon 45 Sunrise ......7 Sunset 7 D.zn. 7 p.tn. Dry thermometer 45- Wet thermometer lUlntivt Wumidlty. Mffc 13% NEW YORK, Jan. A new kind of electrical brain substitute for both sales- girl's slip and cash register check in department was announced to the American Institute of ElectricarEngineers today. This sales brain was made by P. Woodruff, of the Mas- sachusetts Institute of Techno- logy, which in the past has produced mechanical brains to do things like figuring out where a 16-inch shell is going to hit and solving Third degree differential equations. The "fray lor good sized department store, would be about. 300 machines, electri- cally connected. This network not only records a sale and gives the customer a receipt in five seconds, but does much of the bookkeeping on the transaction. It can handle a large number of sales sin-ultaoeously. The brain is operated by the salesgirls with a transmitting machine resembling a gister. When a sale is made, a card punched to resemble the spots on a domino, taken from the article sold, is slipped into the transmitter, along with two punched tokens, one identify ing her and the other the cash- ier. The transmitter automatical- ly sorts these, telegraphs the information to ma- chines in a central office and pushes out" a domino-like card which is the customer's receipt. On the card is the date and amount of sale. The domino punches are code, identify- ing goods and inventory "price. The brain its neatest trick with charge accounts. Charge customers are furnished with small punched tokens. The positions of tht identify the customen. Senator Collie Raps Statement Made Woodward On Race EASTLAND, Jan. State Senator Wilboume B. Collie Eastland today issued a state- ment criticizing Walter Woodward of Coleman, former 'senator, for statements i n Woodward's a n- nouncement for lieutenant governor last week. Collie said that, whereas Wood- ward's statement was that' the lat- ter decided to run" for lieutenant only after assurance none- of his former colleagros in the sen-- ate would run, it had been general- ly understood for months, that Col- lie, a former Wood- ward, would seek the lieutenant" governorship. Woodward was not to speak for him, Collie declared, ad- ding he would have formal tn- Aounceinent ;