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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               0 Abilene "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LViI, NO. 315. ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS o Demo Efforts To Speed Reform Bill Passage Fail f'i House Motion To End Debate For Vote Loses Fear Action May Presage Doom' Of Reorganization WASHIHGTOiJ, April houw dealt the ad ministration leadership a stun- ning blow tonight and forced it to abandon plans for shoving the president's government re- organization- bill through to early passage. BILL LOSES FIRST TEST By a vote of 191 ro 149, the oppo sltlon leadership achieved its firs objective, the postponement of a fl na! vote on the measure, and then predicted the bill's ultimate defeat The ballot, taken as the result o a parliamentary maneuver, wa technically upon the question o whether or not the house shoul' vote immediately upon a motion t end general debate on the reorganl zation bill. But, whatever, its teclmical as pects, 1U meaning was so plain th motion to end debate was with drawn quickly by its maker, Chelr man Cochran of the re organization committee, and in th next minute he moved the housi adjourn until tomorrow. HOT DEBATE The action came alter a day swthing debate and crafty parlla nwntary tactics, In which the op ponents of the measure used ever device available under the "fllibus tor-proof" rules of the house to di lay action. Their purpose, they repealed asserted, was to postpone final a lion until a flood of telegrams pr  hts hands, Barraza ORLANDO, Fla., Dr. J. N. Patterson, right, director of state health laboratories of Florida, and Dr. H. A. Day) left, president o! the Orange county, Florida, medical asso- ciation, are shown above ex- amining a bottle of serum used In' cancer treatment which came under state and federal Investigation after the death of seven persons who were given injections in an Orlando cli- nic. (Acme telephoto.) Education Unit Penalizes AHS Overcrowding Basis For Dropping School From Southern Association AhUene' -hih school "was! penalized yesterday, beeiuie i is too T It "was among schools dropped from the approved list of the Southern Association of Colleges arid Secondary which closed meeting yesterday in Dallas. Another dropped, was should anticipated. as forecast, a frost Is Amarillo expected a possible low of 29 degrees last night. Snowfall had tapered off late In the day af- ter a quarter inch to an inch of moisture had fallen in that area, in the Oklahoma -Panhandle, south- eastern Colorado and southwestern Kansas. Dudley To Address State Educators LUBBOCK, imately 600 educators of the state attended the session hers tonight of the three-day articulation con- ference, sponsored by Texas Tech- nological college. Final session of the conference at which advisability of a 12-year public school system In Texas has been discussed by pror.ii 'cnt edu- cators will be conducted Saturday morning. Speaker's on Saturday's program will include W. C. Blankenship, su- perintendent at Big Spring; L. E. Dudley, superintendent, at Abilene. Wylre Board Head Denies Statement H. L. DeShazo, president and re- tiring member of the Wylie school board, yesterday told the Reporter- News that a statement attributed to him In Friday iscrrdK's edi- tion was erroneous. He said the spokesman who reported he (De- Ehazo) had endorsed two candi- dates seeking election as trustees was not authorized to make the statement. Cum mines, president of the Bap- tist Brotherhood of the nth dis- trict, and Mrs. J. B. Buckley. Asks Wool Contents Designation Measure WASHINGTON. April E. Fortsinann, executive vice presl-i dent of the Fortsmann Woolen company, Passalc, N. J., urged a senate subcommittee to approve a bill to require designation of wool contents and the percentages of vir- gin and reclaimed wool in fabrics to Protect the consumer. Tax Bill Senate Passage Forecast WASHINGTON. April Leadcrs predicted today that the senate would pass the tax revision bill by next weekend. Chairman Harrison (D-MUs) of the senate finance committee ar ranged to mate a radio addrcw Sunday night   his committee. Corpus Clirjsti. Both were left off the approved list because of excessive pupil teacher loads. MOKE BOOM A -MUST- Significance of the action, Prin- cipal Byron England said, is that no graduate of Abilene school will, be permitted to enter any college outside Texas which is a member of the association without passing an entrance examination. "It also means that we're going to have to have some more he added, "x x x We can't go on holding classes in Regulations of the Southern as- sociation limit classes to 30 stu- dents and rule that no teacher may conduct more than five classes, allowing maximum, of 150 pupils per teacher. When he forwarded his report to he association in October, Eng- and said, there were .90 classes ths restriction. That total did not Include physical training and glee club units, he added. H.' S. Fatherree, assistant sup erlntendent of the city school sys- tem, said omission from the ap- proved list had been threatened for the past five or six years. Both officials reported that sev- eral teachers have been requirec to instruct as many as six of the over-size classes. Enrollment at the high school is students. The faculty has 65 members, Supt. L. E. Dudley could not be reached for a statement. He was In Lubbock to attend a conference of West Texas educators. Their discussion was expected to center on the 12-grade school system pro posed la Texas. REBELS IN SIGHT OF Loyalist Defenders Abandon Lerida In Flames HENDAYE, France, (At the Span- ish April Insurgent authorities at Trun said tonight.they hud received of- ticIM dispatch from front say- Ing Lerida, key cily In the drive "to Barcelona, had been abandoned by its government defenders and was !n flames. At the same time the Insurgents announced capture of Valderrobrcs, vital center of communications on the border cf Tarragona province 30 miles from the Mediterranean. Tney reported Important gains few miles to the north of Valder- robres where their troops were Mid to have advanced within lour miles of GftndesA. which is only 21 miles from the sea. The troops, they said, "could see the Mediterranean" from their mountain positions. (The government clung to posi- tions south of Icrida ftnd machine- gunners across the Sr-grc river, pa- ralleling the main highway into the city from the southwest, raked the Insurgent lines and slowed the ad- vance of insurgent troorts up the rivrr valley. BAONERES DE LUCHON. France, April officials to- night ordered 3.000 Spanish govern- ment militiamen refugees held In The Weather partly 1VKST   Solo wheel, tire and tube, a rifle, leather jacket and n wool c robe were taken. One of the sus- pects was arrrstcd while trying to sell the tire to a second hand dealtt. 4eet In Abilene Both Guests At Luncheon Session Of County Body Executive commUteemen of the ago. exas Junior Bar association and istrict Judges from the 40 counties n the Seventh administrative dis- rict were arriving here last night. Bar association executives 'tod ay 111 attend their monthly meeting, he first lo be held In Abilene. Their urpose In assembling is to formu- pol'.cles. Some will be put in orce at once, others presented at lie annual convention of the Tex- Bar association this summer in Houston. District judges met at the call of fudge W. R. Chapman, their prc- .idlng officer, who occupies the aench in 194th district court. He said their principal business wovvld >e discussion of their respective dockets. Where dockets are crowded, peclai judges will be assigned. Both groups will be honor guests oday at the monthly luncheon of he Taylor County Bar association. t will be held at the Hilton hotel. Junior bar members who were to be here are Frank Benzoni of Ty- er, president; Joe Briscoe of an Anlonib. vice-president; JacV Bond of Terrell, vice-president; Fred Hartley of Waco, John A. Hamilton of Matador, Robert L. was struck In the face by frag- ments of dynamite and knocked down. The mayor struggled and tell a few feet away, his face and the middle portion of his body mangled. Doctors were able only to bind the mayor's wounds before ht The package, Rivas said, postmarked, from the Hotel Regis Chihuahua City, Mexico, ant bore the name and address of one of Eorunda's relatives. Officers believed the latter were faked The city clerk who was unin jured Tras sitting at a desk. 12 fee away. Gen. Juan Felipe Rico, militars comandfr at Juarez, across the Ri Grande from here, -took 'charge the city hall and directed the in- vestigation. He placed a squadron in front of the building with rifles and pistols. Beveri-1 thousand Juarez residents filled ilTsVrttts leading -to POLITICAL FUED Igriacio J. Lomell, Chihuihiui state attorney general in.' a iele- phone conversation with the H Paso Tunes, said an investigation already was under way in Chihua- hua City, and Indicated postal em- ployes would be included In the questioning. Mayor Borunda, prominent poli- tical, figure for years, took office l.'Ht'lormiity was a congress- man "from 'the Juarez district. Boranda had been Involved In a pojiflcal feud between Gov. Gus- tavo. L. Tal am antes of Chihuahua and Former Qov. Gen. Rodrjgo M. Quevedo. Gen Quevedo is charged In Juarez penal court with murder in the slaying of Federal Senator Angel Posada in Juarez a few weeks 2 Avoca Wells Finish Gauge Humble Producer Rates Potential Of Barrels Completion of railroad commis- sion gauge on two Avoca north wells was reported here Friday af- ternoon. Humble oil Refining company No. s 3. TV. Hollums established tha..... largest potential for the north end of the field with a flow of 530 bar-' rels in four hours through tubing and 7-8 Inch choke, giving It a daily potential rating of bar- rels. Pressures were 325 pounds on ths casing and 180 pounds on the Mb- ing. The well Is on the 'northeast side of the pool, being in the south half of section survey. _____ PRODUCER and SincbL- Prai- e No. 2 Mrs. Frances Olson, a ocaticn northeast extension and a north offset to the No. S loHums; flowed 649 barrels la eight hitene- Mayor Borunda was identified with the political faction headed by Governor Talamantes, bitter foe of the Quevedo clan which ruled the state until Talamantes' election two years ago. Peisures remained, at equalised on casing and tubing. Tha rodusiion was from natural, Palo Pinto lime at feet. Loca- lon is in Ih'e west half of the) ortheast quarter of section 190i survey. Pain-McOaha and Sinclair Prairto taked location 'and were skidding rig yesterday for No. 1 Swedish Lu- heran. Evangelical- church, 330 lest iut of the southwest comer "of tha ast half of the northeast quarter if section 190, same survey, for an ast offset. In Shackelford county's Ivy pool, Janciger oil Refineries No. 2 J. E. McCown was placed on railroad ommlssion potential gauge yester- day. It is estimated between and barrels per day ,000-gallon acidization in Palo Pinto lime at to feet, otal depth. Lqmesa Fire Burns Cotton Boles LAMESA, Tex., April than bales of government loin cotton were destroyed today by a fire sweeping through the warehouse of the DavtSon county warehouse company. Fire department officers estimated the blaze would continue at leas 24 hours. George D. Norman, one of th  children) locked up because the father sold some good drinks to some 'legiti- mate' and 'respectable' business men of our very moral town x x." jelling ready to file 1? more Injunction Uit district superintendent announced. "We arc being assisted, by. the various coun- ty attorneys and the attorney gen- erals department In preparing these suits." Nine of the 17 court proceedings which his agency Is preparing to Institute Involve CASCJ in Brown- wood, Coatcs said. The remainder are in another county whose name he refused to disclose. The suits ask court orders closing alleged violators' places for a year "as provided in the common nui- sance statute of the Texas liquor control act, or any other relief the court may ho said. An al- ternative Is that the operators post bonds of f (itch please of no further violations. "Tnc rest may well mate up their minds to Uke their turns as they he promised, "x x x We're saving Taylor county until the last." An after-dusk raiding expedition, however, contradicted the latter statement. Liquor control board agents and the constable's depart- ment seised several cases of beer at a home on North Sixth street and surveyed several others without entering when It tiipeavcd there were no visitors present. Coates said charges would be filed today against the man at whose home btcr confiscated.   

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