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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               S  jtere other 'foreign embassies. POPULACE ON MOVE, Thousands of persons': filled :thn streetsj trekking children- ?ebus, Spanish gpyernme said a captured Italian pilot said the insurgents'had 700 planes, mostly made in Italy and Germany and f'.own by Germans and Spaniards. HENDAYE, Frace (at the Span- ish Frontier) March ish Insurgents hammered their wedge deeper into government- held territory today In the drive) for the Mediterranean seaboard. Motorized columns were reported approaching Maella, five miles from the boundaries of Catalonia. Maella is the junction point of a highway connecting Caspe, which, the insurgents captured yesterday, with the main route between Al" canlz and Gandesa. The insurgents announced government fighters, mostly for- eign volunteers, were killed In tha fall of Caspe. BRITISH SHIP HIT Reports reaching Cerbere from Spain said a freighter flying the British flag ran aground in flamea near the Spanish port of Llansa, It .was believed at La Nouvello that the vessel, which Spanish reports said aparcully had been torpedoed, was the varino registered In Glasgow, The freighter had fcft La Nouvelle, French port north of Cerbere yesterday, en route to Barcelona. Crash Kills Angelo Surgeon And Wife FORT WORTH, March Dr. H. K. Hlnde. 45. prominent Sun Angelo surgeon, and his wife, were killed and six other persons injur- ed when two automobiles collided on highway 10 near here shortly before noon todny. Dictators With The Irrlor SAIurrily: Sunday pirlljr portio In Almlnhhlnc SAtarday nKM. OM..MIOMA: Partly In Mvath Sunday MItV r.rnrrallv fair Saltr- daj- and wamwi of prr'lilrr HOIK 1 1 Mussolini, Hitler Envisage Domination Of Old World With Equal Division Of Power, Spoils Mitchell Road Plea Hearing March 21 AUSTIN, March way commissioners today set March 21 for a public hearing on requests from counties for road Improvements. The hearing docket, by counties, included: Mitchell, highway 101 location from Colorado south. lunriw tHay. By DEWITT MACKENZIE Press Koreljn Affairs Writer NEW YORK. March 18.-Cenlu- rlons Hitler and Mussolini have pro- ceeded far enough in their brother- hood of conquest to make clear the appalling fact that they are out to dominate Ihe old world between them, each having Ms assigned sphere of Influence. Statesmen of other countries have senced for a considerable lime that the dice were being rolled for such a division of power and spoils, but Ihe Idea seemed so utterly fantastic that many of them refused to be- lieve such a thing could happen. Some there were who realized what clicking of the ivories meant. Anthony Eden. Britain's late foreign minister and Sir Galahad of inter- national pollcs. was one of these. 1 He resigned Prime Minis- ter Chamberlain preferred to bar- gain with the dictators rather than ;rack down on them. Now Chamber- lain knows the story of the dice. Hitler's lightning annexation of Austria, and Mussolini's acquiesc- ence, have lifted the smoke-screen and made a lot of things much clearer. It Is quilc apparent that Napoleon has been reincarnated in twins. And there isn't even a single Wellington in sight. So far as the nazi chieftain Is concerned, through his own deeds and fiery speeches, supplemented by the ventrlloqulstlc words he was placed In the mouths of his noisy Charlie MvCarthys' he finally has compelled the chancelleries of Eu- rope to make two and two equal four. His position now is too plain for comfort, and It Is this: He contemplates creation of a vnst and powerful Germanic confedera- tion which will dominate Europe. This Involves annexation of Aus- tria (already Czechoslo- vakia, presumably Danzig and the Polish corridor (perhaps through d deal with Memel and quite likely other territory with German populations on the borders ot the fatherland. Hitler also wants Russia's rich Ukraine. Other countries which he doesn't actually annex, he hopes lo control through Iron-clad economic pacts. Within II Duce's field of opera- tions would be Spain, northern Africa. Egypt, Asia Minor, and at least part of the lower Balkan states Jugoslavia. Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. All this area he is credited with Intending to control In one way or another. Seventeen Schools Enter ACC Journey Annual Contests Begin At 2 P.M. More than 10 contesants are ex- pected to participate In Abilens Christian college's fourth annual high school speech tournament be- ginning at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Sixty speakers representing 17 ihgh schools, had registered Friday, The tournament will include con- tests In boys' declamation, girls' de- clamation, boys' and girls' extem- pore speaking, reading of short story, and poetry reading. Each high school Is permitted to enter two contestants In each di- vision, and interscholastic rules will be used throughout. Those schools which had register- ed Friday morning were Crews, Winchell. Roscoe. Spur, HaskcU, San Angelo, Hermlelgh. Winters, Stamford, Eastland Howard, Anson, Onola, Scranton, Roby, Glrard and Abilene. In addition to the medals to be awarded lo winners of the first three places In each division, there wilbe scholarships awarded to each ranging from (100 down.   

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