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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1938, Abilene, Texas VOL. NO. 272. W rti ft Cfje Abilene OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES "-Bvion M Rainy Norther, Running Reaches City Mercury Late At Night Still Over Freezing Mark A wet norther crept into West Texas last night. behind schedule Temperatures were standing reletively high last midnighl despite chilling wind that mov- ed across the Abilene country at 15 miles per hour. The air- port station of the weather bureau reported a reading of degrees at 12 o'clock. DROPS FROM C3 That mark was reached after the mercury had fallen slowly through- out the day from a high of 63 de- grees readied at 8 o'clock Wednes- day morning. Contrasting weather conditions were In evidence a year ago today when one of the worst dusters in its history befogged Abilene. Italn, snow, sleet and hail over much of the Panhandle manifest colder weather. Palling temperatures were recorded at other Texas points. In the Abilene country heavy fog and mist covered the ground be- nealh overcast skies. Two U. S. Navy planes en route from San Diego to Norfork, Va., were forced to spend the night here. Rainfall here amounted to ap- proximately an inch during the 24 hours ending at midnight. For the week, the figure is near two inches. 3 INCHES AT COLORADO Similar conditions were reported at all points within a 100 mile radius of Abilene. Colorado reported three inches of rain for a three-day period, with .60 falling Wednesday At Snyder n heavy mist covered the ground all day and. a heavy shower Jell at noon. Stamford had mist slow drizzles of rain with intermittently heavier showers. Fog and showers Jell at WEATHER, Fe. 3, Col. Si Month After Crash TEXAS; THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY WITH FD'S SIGNATURE AFFIXED- Of New Farm Bill Seen N li PC t MM B _. Vote Promised In 30 Days On Selling Quotas Nursing Business Back To FDR CAREFUL NOT TO DISTURB UPTURN, OBSERVERS SAY BV KIRKK I KlMPcnv I BV KIRKE I. SIMPSON WASHINGTON, Feb. continuing lull In administration activities which In any way might tend to discourage an upturn in business is expected by some pres- idential aides. They foresee no early message to congress on monopoly and business practices, although the president Is committed to send In such a communication before the session ends. These close-up observers contend the president is following n policy of government cooperation with business toward the earliest possi- ble revival from the recession. They cite the' continuing White House conference with representa- tives of big and little business, la- bor and other sections of eco- nomic life. They even construe a marked presidential lenacncy to avoid discussion of controversial topics at press conferences as pointing In the same direction. Against this negative contribu- tion by Ihe White House to the new recovery effort, administra- tion on-lookers add up a aeries of Important positive steps al- ready taker, or in prospect. En- actment of the new housing stim- ulation law, now supplemented by treasury action in the practical shelving of the gold steriliaztion policy to expand the credit base, Is put down first on the list. Ex- pecting government purchases to pour perhaps two hundred mil- lions into Ihe business stream by mid-year is another Item The nsw naval expansion program Is third. In that connection, those who might know say the timing of the president's naval expansion mes- sage was due in part to a desire to stimulate heavy Industry. The, point OKI the 20 per cent nee Increase authorization tot whlc he asked li. a lont-rahge program The proposed pace of new con structlon, it Is said, Is not on scale to indicate an Immediate emergency. Hone of th major ships recommended will be completed during President BOOM veil's present term of office. Ye adoption of the program will u continuing governmen market for heavy goods, on which Industry can definitely count AS NEW CABINET INSTALLED- Austro Freed Anti-Semitic Third Fatality In Anson Accident Painful lingering death wrote finis to the life of Allie Clark 59 of Littlefield yesterday morning about o'clock and checked off Ihe last name of three victims of an automobile ncdnent near Anjon January 18. With his children gathered around the bedside, Clark expired peaceful- ly following almost a month spent In the Hendrick Memorial hospital Hospital attendants said that for a week or ten days he has been lingering near death and suffering much from his wounds. Near the esd he lapsed into coma His wile, Mrs. Clark, was killed In- stantly in the wreck. Her mother Mrs. N. J. Lanotte of Post died sev- eral days later. The trio was en route to attend the funeral of Mr Clark's father, c. L. Clark of Irving near Dallas, when the accident hap- pened. A Barrow-Lawrence funeral coach from Anson came yesterday to take the body to Littlefield for burial to- a.-iy. Funeral arrangements were un- available last night. Survivors Include three sons Wil- liam O. Clark of Lubbock riav J Clark of Monahans, and A 's Clark of UWcficM; an only dtughter Mrs. Delmar Cowdrey of Post Mrs. Lloyd Smith, 725 East North loth, is a niece of Mr. Clark. Her husband Js a Church of Christ mln- Policy Hinted Amnesty Order Gives Freedom To Persons VIENNA, Feb. new Hitler-approved cabinet went to work today executing German de- mands with the freeing of thou- sands of political prisoners. Hardly was the new ministry in- stalled before a warning was sounded that anti-semltlo meas- ures may come. One of the first fruits.of gov- ernmental change was ah amnesty order fm- political prisoners which iazls said affected some per- ons, of whom 54 were involved In he putsch against the late Chan- cellor Engelbert Dollfuss In 1534. JEWISH WARNING warning Austria faced anti-semitic measures came from ah official who declared: "It Is to be expected that the slate defend Itself against cer- tain encroachments against un- wanted immigration" Although the consensus seeme to be that a change in Austria had to come sooner or later th nation still asked what it all wa about, why and who gained. Schuschnlgg received Hitler1 assiiran-.o that the friendship ac cord of July 11, 1936, prevailed- meaning Austria's Independence was recognized and HINES ASSURES HIGHWAY 191 COMPLETION WITHIN YEAR B. L Russell Renamed President Of Association In Conclave At Baird hee com o? tne r today that highway 191 hltween pleted within the next 12 Months and -Id. provide -other link REELECTED Germany interaa would not interfere Austrian affairs. Austria also was promised relte from (lie unsettling and worrylne r pressure fa-ought ngninst her" b Nazi agita Schuschnlgg years of Hitler assuied would not support illegal a2.s. Hitler ,n return strengthened th Rome-Berlin (he foothold he Aiistrini since 1933. and recelvec has wanted in UT Prexy Prospect AUSTIN, Feb. 16.-WV-A Texas ?v Dr- Hom" R. Rainey of Washington, o. C. director of the American youth commission, today libl he was a pos- :rsity of Texas. San Antonio Strike Settlement Near SAN ANTC-mO, Feb. Scttlement of San Antonio's turbu- lent pecan shelters' strike appear- ed nearer tonight than at am- time since groups of the workers in the 120 plants here walked out 17 days ago. C. O. officials conferred with Julius osllgmann, leading opera- tor In the pecan industry, lor more than two hours at hfs plant later announcing they were "very hopeful.'' Blaze DALLAS, Feb. I6.-WV-A' nalf. block ol business buildings across the street from Southern Methodist university was damaged an esti- mated by a fjrc early today WAS 'LIVING Tired Of Cruelty, Texarkana Youth Slays Father Afler Pondering Plan Five Minutes TEXARKANA, Feb. 15-year-old farm boy told Sheriff Henry Brooks today he <Jcw hli father "because he put mt 5-cars of continual hell, beating me" Fred Bill Parsons, Bowie county vomh, totu the officer he shot arid killed his pwent after rlccid- wpon Ihe deed "hi five min- utes, niayba "He bealcn me- often." (ho boy dis- turbance convicts call "st.lr crav" be BEGIN WORK SOON Hines said the commission woul begin immediately the elimination of narrow bridges and start grad- ing on highway 1 in Eastland and Callahan counties, part of a mile program in the state. fll also start on highway 191 In Shackelford, Callahan where fhe' xpenditures of ly, Hines said. T. M. Robinson, Altus, Okla at- torney another speaker, predicted a north and south highway from VIctoria' de- signated by a single federal mart OFFICERS The association re-elected Judse B- t. Russell, Sr., of Baird, presl? dent; named W. K. Wright ol Ver- non vice president, and Miss Ollie Clark of Albany secrctary-treasur- rs named were Albert ---i, Fredoricksburg; Carl Runge Mason; W. G. Webb, Sr., Albany G. R. White, Brady; R. H. Coffee w W. P. Stobaugh, Coleman; Ltman Brown, Santa Anna; Howell W Luncheon Held than 2oO persons, here for the road meeting, attended the luncheon in the basement of the Methodist church. Judge B. L. Russell served as toaslmaslcr. The address of wel- come was by L. B. Lewis, Callahan county judge, and Judge Homer T Bouldin of Shackelford county res-' Bonded. Among Abllenlans attend- ing (lie meeting were Judge Mil- burn S. Long and District Attorney J. R. (Bob) Black. Included in the program outlin- i by Commissioner Hlnes were plans for construction of an under- pass south of Baird. It calls for an expenditure of Trip To Coleman Kiwsnis club announced plans Vcdnesday for a trip to Coleman and intermediate points next Tues- day to advertise the Abilene World Championship, rodeo and Boys Jvestock show. March 1-3. A committee composed of Leon lan.wn. Elmer Moore and J I foorc conferred to arrange pre'lim- nary for the trip A large group of Kiwanlans will e asked to make the trip, one of Abilene House Passes WPA Allocation Quarter-Billion Relief Proposal Sent To Senate WASHINGTON, The house approved and sent to th senate tonight a emer gency relief appropriation for netx four months. Approval of the allocation came only sis days after President Roose- velt said it Was needed to meet In WASHINGTON Kb SIT roll call vote by which the house passed tonight a bill to appropriate 000 for relief, Included: .Democrata for: Tex.; creased unemployment growing ou of the business recession. REJECTS INCREASE Th e house easily defeated an at tempt by Representative Voorhts (D-Cal) to Increase the appropria- tion to and a proposa by Representative Dies (D-Tex) that any of the money allocated to construction be transferred to th. public works administration.. Dies amendment was sponsored by the American Federation of Labor. The house declined to earmark Ihe fund. It accepted, however, amendment by Representative Un lam (D-Tex) to deny any portion of t to aliens who have not signified an intention to become citizens or who legally can not become citi- zens. Representative Bacon (R-NY) rted unsucessfully to write Into the bill a stlpualtion that none of the money could be used political purposes. The house also defeated attempts >y Representative Wood ID-Mo) to orbld use of the money for con- truction of buildings costing moore nan and by Representative Belter (D-NY) to prohibit purchase heavy construction-equipment. 40 Arrested As Mob Broken Up TIJUANA, Mex.. Feb. Partial law, a display of machine guns and the arrest of 40 persons oday dissipated the mob spirit inwng m men and women who loted for 18 hours yesterday in a rultless attempt lo seize and lynch he asserted sex slayer of an 8- ear-old girl. Authorities sild the casualty list jinsUtfd of one dead, five shot and "nd at least six JJ e of the mob burned damaged the federal satd _r ii.- "ndical commun- nty the police Jail, and SHEWILL DISPLAY WARiS AT RODEO ft male Buffalo BUI, Mamie Francis, crack rifle shot and horseback rider, will be -one of the colorful per- formen of the Texas world championship rodeo here March 1, 2 and 3. Formerly of Rldgeway, Colo, and now of Fort Worth, Miss Francis li a unique attraction Not. only li she excellent rider, but she shoots a rifle with amaxtaf accuracy while riding. Performing with "California Frank" Halfy she gives exhibi- tions of marksmanship seldom witnessed, say advance reports. Whether one or three targets are thrown Miss -Francis teenies the composition balls with ease. To climax her per- formance, she rides with her partner at full speed a' i the cracking tar''-" fast as Halty ;can throw thezrT BRAHMA CALVES; Wi MARK iK.fi li'J .t'-'s'-i' J, Vj ''V-V Anti-Lynch Bill Cloture Beaten WASHINGTON, Teb. Southem senators, supported al- most solidly by northern Repub- icaru, defeated another effort to- day to cut off debate on the anll- ynchtng bill. The combination resulted in a 'ote of M to 42 against Imposing he senate'a -rigid cloture rule, Imltlng debate, which would have ended tht filibuster the Southern- ers have conducted since the ses- ion began. A similar attempt at loture was defeated January 21. Reports, roundly denied but per- Istent nevertheless, had it that he Southerners had an under- tandlng with the Republicans whereby, In return for their sup- on trx ctolure fssue, the outh would support the Repub- can minority under similar clr- ums lances. Senator Connally Jead- of the filibuster, said the rumors were groundless, but he nd other Southerners also were lying that under no circum- lances would they ever vote for loture. Connally laid he was hopeful he antl-lynchlng bill might be ild aside permanently when, late his week or early next, the ap- roprintlons committee brings In bill covering President Roose- ilfs request for ad- Itfonal relief money. Ector Field Hearing AUSTIN, Feb. rail- commission has called a hear- up for Feb. H In Fort Worth on Md rules for the Harper pool In Ector county. RUMOR HAD 'EM GREETING Bandmen Alive Contrary To Trick Radio Report Report circulallnr tn _...... Report circulallng !n Abilene last Ight that the Hardln-Simmons owboy band was playing golden was quickly spiked According to a rumor that swept he campus kept U-lephone ncs humming for 15 mlmitrs su- ra 1 of the band members were tiled In ths overturning of thflr us in New Mexico Wednesday af- crnoon. Rumor Hint disaster had struck lie traveling bandsmen originated n n faSrc radio message received by set In Ferguson hall, men's dor- ntory at Hardln-SImmons Burne.il Scott, Stamford' Junior student, physics laboratory Instruc- tor, and radio speech pupil, started the fun had Ihe campus uptct for a few hectic minulcs. Well trained In use of electricity and radio, Scott carried one of the school's radio microphones to room In Ficrgnson hail. Through In- genious wiring, he connneckd tht with a radio set in tht room ]n such way that he could Interrupt that receiver's program Insert his own Later, Lerr. Henslce. Anson. and Earl Crawford. Stamford, sal listen- ing to the radio as It received a, Program being brondcwt from KRBC. Suddenly the program ceas- ed. "This program Is being Interrupt- ed." a voice in the loudspeaker said, "to flash you news of a trag- edy that has struck Hardfn-Slm- mais university. Today the bus carrying members of the Cowboy band across Ihe slate of New Mexico was forced off the highway by an- other car, overturning In a ditch. Several band members were killed Farther details will be brought to you at our broadcast." Horrified. Henjlet Crawford ff. J, Ol. WILD MARES, CALVES Securing of 30 calves, and 13 wild mires to be Used in the bareback riding contest, completed the card of livestock to be used and assures sponsors the best. The Red Lyons string of bucking horses, Brahma steers and bulldogglng steers that are to be used have been on feed and are In excellent condition. The greatest array of American cowboys ever assembled is expected to be on hand for the three-day event here. This was assured after fa conversation with Hugh Ben- nett, arena director now In Ariz- ona, R-hc the performers were coming to Abilene for the Ilrst spring rodeo. ARRAY OF CHAMPIONS Among the world champion cow- boys now competing In Arizona who are expected here before going t portion v fonj. In mil, [-rtlom. Vrtjk S OKIJHOMA: Rat, mttf, witalt I. mrtl, ,nj WtllMM ay; tlf.ldy. M.W MKXICO: Ttandir, Frt- tmrtllr Mir; mile i-h.nte In le.n- of tanptralarr JT 9 51 It lit II SI !I HltkrM Imrttt