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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 
                            

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