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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1938, Abilene, Texas                                t Sfje Abilene porter OR OFFENSE TO OR WE SKETCH YOUR EXACTLY AS IT SOUTHERN AREA RAVAGED Waters Stribling Sells 56 Animals For Average Til OFFENSE TO FKHiNDS OR WE SKETCHYOUR WORLD MORN I NG PAGES InlleJ IV 11 Ull PR ICE 5 CENTS Fabulous Prices Paid For Anxiety Bred Herefords By IIAKKV Jfareli line bred Auxity 4th Herefords of Gud gellSimjMon breeding sold for an average of today in the an nual auction sale nt the John Stribling 10 miles southwest of The average was highest in Texa since the 1D37 sale when 182 head sold at the same ranch for Thirtyone females averaged 305 and 25 bulls averaged 51150 TOP PRICE Wendell Mousel of lopped the sale at which he paid for a young herd Domestic calved May Tom Mitchell of Mnrfa bought the second highpric ed Triple Domino calved July for Kinder of Oklahoma bought the top Gentle Annie calved with heiter calf at for Warren Buckley of one of the heavy buyers of gave for Mischief Maker calved July Brook Hereford Farm of Brady paid for Miss Capitola calved June Cauble of Eij Spring gave for Blanche Afabelle calved AT SALE leading buyers were Mid land Farms of Scott of Halbcrt Hogecttof John Gist and Ji ins of Bill Mc Spaddcn of Amarillo and many Approximately 1000 niost recognised Hej et61x1 bn d attended the Ten states and all sections of Texas were rep Many of the cattlemen Irft for Sweotivatcr to attend the annual Sweetivater Hereford Breed ers Friday in which 03 ani mals will be price ani mals bought and calving date fol low John Prince Mischief Wendell Domestic May Supreme Domino April Halbert MAN BURIED UNDER CABINS IN MUD SLIDE oliibrnia Surveys Torrential rains drenching southern California created scores of away and marconed thousands of One man was believed buried under the mud and debris and two others were rescued when the cabins shown above on side of Elysfan Park hill at Los Angeles were carried 150 Jeet in a mud HOLBROOK IRED Subpoena Issue II Stymies Group See Mercury Up To 85 New high temperature for 1933 was registered by the Abilene weather bureau Thursday when the mercury went up io 85 dgrccs between four and five Previous high the year had bora registered in the month of when on the sixteenth the thermometer rose to Highest Marcli temperature ever recorded in Abilene was S3 on March Query Probably Until Eitcfions Over March 3 A senate committee investigation of Attorney General McCraw Land Commissioner William McDon ald blew up possibly until after the close of the impending political The abrupt termination of Ihe in quiry came when Senators Holbrook of head of the and Joe Hill of Hen derson angrily marched from the hearing thereby breaking a They were incensed by the com mittee deadlock on Hills motion to issue new subpoenas for bank ac counts of liis former law Tom and the old Dallas law firm of McCraw and Senators Albert stone of Bren ham and Wllbounic CoJlie of Ristland voted against the The fifth R Wcincrt of was absent but liad said he believed ths investiga tors should quit until nftrr the democratic primaries this Sec 7 Rals Not Content With Cheese Ihey Took Besides EL Marcli detective today sought the meanest burglars In They stole 510 from and then ate the cheesefrom his rat Mcgna Weafher Foils Airliner Search Fog Turn Planes Seeking Lost Ship Admitted Killer Of Officer Held Slayer Confined In Sherman Jail For Safekeeping iUarch W 20 year old admitted slayer of Marion McKinney motorcycb was trans ferred to Ihe Hunt county jail at Greenville tonight for a few hours after he was captured near Steriff Frank Wolfe of Green ville sard he probably would be kept there until the feeling dies down at HCMVUS charged with murder at McKinney and will go to trial prob SO Cents Brought By Champion Lamb John Simpson Ssveetwatcr 4H rlnl toy whose lamb was champion of the Nolan Fisher county boys livestock show m Swcetwatcr sold his lamb for SO cents per pound to Rhultz of Tile auction was held Yesterday mornings Reporter News Incorrectly reported Ihe sale price of the champion Iamb at 8 cents per Bands On Car It Arrives Late Just plain touah lurk kept the Haskell liivrh band from making a scheduled visit to tne rodeo and stock Thursday The bandsmen were to be among the honored suests at the afternoon En route to Abilene one of the automobiles carrying ihc group Ridiiif in the ear was the entire bass and trombone boys of ills group reached Abilene all but this carload was too late for the Director Joe phoncrt hi his apologies las IN SURPRISE Chamberlain Aims At AngloNazi Accord As Negotiations Begin ably in April or Nell Collin county said 301 AH SEARCH It WES n swift denouement to a manhunt over two stales which be pm shortly after Taylor fell under a burst cf funfire from a laxicab he had halted as it passed through MeKinney last More than 300 officers and pri vate aided by took Hi the hunt and this after noon Rickman was nabbed as he hitchhiked along the road to Fort where a brother Neilsou said Rickman marie a iuiniittiiig lie was the man who firei six bullets into Tny j body when policeman ap proached the laxicab which Rlck nmi hart commandeered several March rain and fo today repuhed al efforts of nsrial searchers to i scan the forbidding mountain area j where a big airliner last was Tuesday night before it vanished In a storm with Us nine Eight phnes fouglu in vain elements to reach ths vicinity of Castle 80 miles northeast of here to a new srareh theory that the airliner I far off its course while seeking an emergencylanding SCAR ON scnrrhcrs prcviouslv Jnrt pro hoars before in tiicir most Intense to I Rickman also admitted the region of Huntmgton j beating er 35 miles to where aerial Hares and myiieriosis s nets were noticed about the time the pbnc was fn A huso on a reDimiaiiisirtr CO miles iiovtlieast of aho to be Tiie report or shots bcinc heard subsequent to what listeners took to be a loud crash near bk near Shaved bolstered Mr n Ihf calcl Heavy which extended down to the foot hamper ed hundreds o foot Uiwe pushing up Cnstir inc station robbin Hubert attendant south g iU of and stealing an auto at ttoife City Tuesday was nabbed a short distance west of He had tossed his pistol Into a of water ntoncsidc the Kdlson Rickman told the offi I 144 Missing And Hundreds Without Homes Fear Death Toll To Be Higher When Other Communities Dig Out Of Mud By The AlsocUted Presi LOS March Hood waters receded tonight from itricken California leaving a toll of 144 persons dead or and property age estimated in millioni of Hundreds of homei were covered hy mud bridges and railroad tracks were washed the relief offici sis brought face to face with pressing tasks in caring for the Authorities expressed belief the death toll may be increased considerably when floodswept communities in five counties dig theauelvet out of mud and debris piled up by an unprecedented fiveday An accurate check on conditions in various outlying dis tricts was impossible tonight because of disrupted communi cations and but officials here agreed that dam age from the storm would mount into the millioni of dol ALL DANGER PAST The which piled up i tlit day precipitation total of Inches In Log Angeles and con siderably higher in neighboring foothill north ward Only occasional show ers were predicted for the elty and vicinity Mayor Frank Shaw Issued a statement tonight declaring all danger In the Lw Angeles area ap peared We are at work on a preliminary estimate of damage to public and private he adding the work of rehabilitation already was underway with every resource of the city government cooperat ing 100 per Esther field rep resentative for Red said reports from iti areas where communication was possible showed homes were The Red Cross was caring for more than home less in Los Angeles county Of the known dead 34 were un The list el missing grew but authorities pointed out many of those now unaccounted for may show up safely Many of the homeless were ex pected to return to their homes when tbe flood waters recede suf The homeless were estimated at nearly in the live affected Riv Ean Bernardino and AH was silent In the delta land of the wildest river or the Santa The lust ten miles of its drainage one of the most productive re gions agriculturally in the United was a muddy There were no means of teUIng what the life loss there might have In the Santa AnaAnaheimFul i Levine Again Makes Plea For Contact NEW March third appeal to the kid napers of Peter Levine to contact made late today by the Murray signaliz ing a disturbing lack of progress In he case on the eighth day of the 12yearold boys The kidnaping was brought of ficially to the attention of the state legislature al where as semblymen Robert a New York city offered i bill to authorize payment of a reward for the apprehension and conviction of the FLOOD FACTS AT A GLANCE By The Associated Press LM Angeles and 100 surrounding communities stricken known and unidentified dead and missing total estimated homeless n five affected Los San Orange and Water gradually receding from Hooded areas of Los Angeles pro with partial restoration of communication and transportation Weather clearing last Cloudburst swollen Santa Ana river flooded lections of SO miles east of Los and raged rich agricultural areas of San Riverside and Orange Damage un Sixday reaching climax southern California countryside scattered with broken ruined wrecked houses and Inundated For many hours yesterday metro politan Las comprising more than vir tually cut off from outside Power failure halted communication even by Train service between San Fran cisco and Los halted 24 hours by resumed last night with passengers being ferried by bus around Airline service be tween two cities resumed Two Doctors Stay At Pershings Side March Two physicians remained at the beside of critically ill General John Pershlng army heart navlng cancelled plans to return to San Why Colonel Mariettas plans were changed and what If ths general of the armies was making In his drive loward recovery vere carefully guarded The physicians were more re ticent than at any time since the early stages of the generals Ill Only a 13word bulletin came from the Signed by Dr Roland It said There has been no appreciably change In General Pershings con dition since last The bulletin o the previous night disclosed the which once to function entirely and caused uremtc were giving and described the generals condition still serl LOSS INTO FIVE although there had been n By The Associated Press March 3lrimc Minis ter Kcville lo keep peace In a Europe arming for sought today to make n dou ble barreled deal with Fuehrer Adolf Hitler of Germany and Premier Mussolini of Chamberlains policy of flickering with dictators took Its new explora tory turn when Sir Neville Hender British ambnMMlor to Ber saw Hitler nnd von the new German for eisu Terse official announcements In both London and Berlin raid only that the conversation concerned subjects of Interest to both coun The Wesiher Fire In Elaborate Residence Of Percy Jones Followed By Razing Of Two Chestnut Homes Billy Albany vocation al agriculture is shown in top phoio with his reserve champion calf of the West Tcxes Boys Livestock show here which clcsad Magccs calf to the Hilton hotel for 26 cents per Frank winters voca tiona agriculture Is shown in the lower picture with the champion lightweight calf which sold for 20 cents per to the West Texas Col tonoil Photos by Re porterNews Other Auction Figures may found on page COWBOYS FOUR STATES CHAMPS AI ABILENE RODEO Although Show No Box Office Smash All Performers Get Pay At Finish Abilenes greatest western show of all the annual spring rcdao and livestock show sponsored by the West Fair cams to a close last night before the largest and most enthusiastic crowd to witness of the six Cowboys and other strs of the rodeo climaxed the spring show with superb exhibitions and even the Taylor scampering bucking horses and steers seemcri to sns2 thnt it their final to do their HAPlV WINDlir But happkst moments of all fol lowed wnen weary covvjoys gathered rrcund for their grub And although Ihj rcdco was nota the in rCGCo was not a tne March box all received full Tillic Betcher was born 59 years in Taylor died tonight at Grijgs She suc cumbed to a heart ailment at Farmer the ivifc of Mcl fiu former Callahan county tax assessor n former of the three riay boys with the best in chofon were Pete Grub03 wild mare Irby Sham cai roping Hcj brcnc iMing Rube Fort bull i and Hitler covered among other Ihe on of German demands for i fair colonies and German aims toward Austria fliirt Czechoslovakia nazl populations are lor union with the third j Ucspilc he official dipj lomatlc were agree on j Chamberlain Irvine lo revive the Urariio which hi laic Sir and Hitler Ijy i Ihe March IMG Von nibuenlrop was ujolv to start the cffiiial orn when he returns lo say to Km It was considered certain that i Aflrr twpoiir bae to quench the firemen labored until inlnnisht bs night clearing away wanrcakcrt debris of a blaze dirt damage to the hraic rf Peri Less Ircm which away most of the had not fisert late last It was Nprctcd o high in five fig an de elicrt io the iamnge un til an coulrt be made to His home is at 753 SayIts a blocklong stretch of resiliences immcrtiatclv cf Ihe eorrftponrtlng block of Tive nirccs of equipment and 15 nun called to fight he The alarm was received oclock yesterday lioius while firemen poured water on the smoiilder ins roof of the Jones an other eall summoned reserve equip ment lo a fastburning home and furniture repair shop at Eighth and Chejtniil The alarm left only the 5 engine at the Central fire station to answer any other Seventythree year old Rigent Mccall and Ihe of c Smith lost their homes In tht Chestnut street Only char red shells of both buildings were lefv McCall lived In the rear of his secondhand furniture into which he sale two sirls burst to Inform him the building was burn Ing the He was able to rescue only one piece of furniture a radio CAblneU I had MO worth of stuff lo deliver he ob served With Charles who asslsltd him In a modest furniture uphol stering McCall estimated their loss Carr was over Joyed to discover his ool un damaged by the in the Most of the Smith familys be longings also were Two more one a sllll likewise were received by the fire while Ihe Jones resi dence was The other was an automobile fire at 1543 North Third Firemen sum moned Iire from a short In the wiring did slight The car belonged lo Bill discov ered fire at the Jones He tdvlsed a ntgro who In turn telephoned the fire dc See i father riled in MO and her mother in The family came to this section from South She was born October at Sec 5 71ic final show opened with the customary entry vith tho rceo ofticialj cither same Their home has been I dossing and IMul Gals icre the past 36 steer Funeral services will be held at oclock Friday afternoon tit the First Methodist church The rites will be read by tho Hamil on church and the GrisjoM of Burial will be here in Farmer was the daughter of and August Be who settled In Taylor county in Her Pastor Secreted In Jail March tant supporters of The Mar tin were lotiijiil as it became apparent thai even The militant who was reed technically lust night after conviction on charges cf opposing Ihe state by asainst its leaders and vioalms pulpit reg notables Thu wild riding open Ing the evenings rcrieo Came the assist ed by Rex of Hardin with an exhibition of fancy riding Calf iriei ridinj featurluj Dick ariflh IVulinc brouc ridinj folioTel in that ItOKSE STUNTS California Frank and his ump jing hcne cave an interesting cl i He was followed by tho j worlds greatest rodeo John Lmdsey nna his trained I Steer one cf tho most and tea See 5 Voted At March ers of the Lamcsa independent school tiistiict today authorized is was rearresUM immediateJEuancc of lii y constniciion of a primary The members of Nicmoellers imschool and physical education bulld mediatc family wove unable to learn I The vote was 223 for 31 where he was   

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