Abilene Reporter News, April 19, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

April 19, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1938, Abilene, Texas Wt)t Abilene Reporter -Hefts“WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT COES,"-Byron VOL. LVI I, NO. 331 , Annodated Prr»t <AP> ABILENE, TEXAS. TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1938.-TWELVE PAGES I nlt*d Pres* »I P) PRICE 5 CENTS SPURRING FROME QUEST— Strikes Hamper Chemical Firms Chinese Score _.    _ Industry Despite Weigh Spending Second Big Gain ADQIlClOnGCL Auto t OUIlCl Ending Of Two Of Five Billions Within 24 Hours DIONNE-MINDED NANN Y KIDDING SOMEBODY Columbus Walks; Truck Deliveries, Auto Plants Hurt (By The Associated Press) Strikes forced thousands in Columbus. Ohio, to walk or hitch-hike to work yesterday, tied up truck deliveries in Rochester. N. Y., and hampered motorcar production in Michigan and California At the same time, Canada's first major Great Lakes walkout was ended by an agreement which became operative between seven big shipping companies and the Canadian seamen's union. An agreement also became effective to end five-week strikes in Harrison, N. J, and Jersey City plants of the Crucible Steel company. PICKET LINE YIELDS In Flint, Mich., a CIO auto workers dues-collecting campaign closed the General Motors corporation Fisher body plant No. I, the union picketing and turning away nonunion employes and union members who could not show receipts for current dues. Shortly after the Fisher plant operations were halted, the Buick assembly line was stopped for lack of automobile bodies from the Fisher plant, and some 1.200 men were sent home. Near Long Beach, CIO auto workers threw around the Ford compony assembly plant a picket line which they said would be manned by 1.000 Shortly after the strike call, however, an undetermined number of workers had disregarded it, 150 having passed through the picket line. Unionists accused the management of violating verbal contracts; •actory officials declined comment. MAY EXTENT) STRIKE In Columbus a street car and motor bus operators’ walkout reached dead end, and in Washington, Secretary of Labor Perkins See STRIKES. Pg. 12, Col. 7 Taxes, Wages Only 'Ifs' To Plan For Industry's Pump-Priming Try Experts Expect Biggest Battle Since Invasion By HOWARD W. BLAKESLEE Associated Press Science Editor DALLAS. April 18.—Plans of the five billion-dollar chemical industry, third largest in American manufacturing, to spend one hundred I iJp. Chinr c military leaders re-millions in expansion of production plants were announced to the Amer-    ,    \    . lean Chemical society here today.    P°*ed today the recapture of a 20- They were given in a survey of chemistry’s    potential industrial power    mile stretch of the    Grand    canal    in by Dr D. P.    Morgan chemical and statistical    expert of New York City.    the acarid setback    to    the    Japanese There is    an "if,” Dr. Morgan said, about    the time when the hun- dred millions    will be spent. "If” the chemical    Industry is let alone, this    within *4 hours, expansion will be within 18    months. Uncertainties about    taxes and    The section of canal extends    east wages, he explained, are among and west in southern Shantung causes of delay.-    .    .    .    ..    _    . .    .    .    . „    province between Hanchwang    and Never sell America short, the _ ,    .    , , «    «    « w.    Talerchwarg, where IO days of advice of George F, Baker, the    ,    ,    ,    „ banker." Mkt Dr. Mort*., “is More “***•,l!ht,n’ *“ s2ld by Uw Prm/OC I InHninn    particularly .rue today than over. Chln'w *° hsv' bl^e<1 tbc *£ rroves unaomq    ,„d tm. .• partly on account <* meanr e    • •u,h“ard "on* rise cl the chemical indusrv."    the Tlentsin-Pukow railway. 11 Alw iv ..on/npsfi    Th*    Chinese advance along    the LEADS IN PROGRESS    vu    preceded    by capture of Individual expansion plans of the Hanchwang. spearhead of the Jap-big chemical companies. Dr Mer- anc5e drive MuthwMd toward gan stated, cannot now be made c,.-hr._, public. One item is to spend be- oucnow* tween five and ten million dollars on a new plant In the Southwest. Cop s Natty Dress Undoing SHANGHAI, April 19—(Tuesday) NEW YORK. April 18—(UP) — Detective Joseph Downey looks and dresses so much like a collegian that two pickpockets he caught at work in a subway decided to take advantage of him. They called for help. "This guy s takin’ us off and he's a phoney cop,” they yelled. "Help! Help!’* Two men, one in uniform, ran to their rescue. They gave Downey a severe beating before fellow policemen recognized and rescued him. The two Intruders, booked for disorderly conduct, gave their names as Corporal William McMahon. 28. of the field artillery. West Point, and Edward Daly, 28, Cleveland. The pickpockets escaped. A new migration of hundreds of refugees Into Shanghai brought re- Science, Dr Morgan said, has en- P°rta thal nearly 500 Chinese vil-abled the chemical Industry to top lag** of the surrounding country al. other Industries in economic side had been levelled by flames as progress.    the Japanese applied their own This is based on comparison In | "scorched earth” version in retalia-the boom years 1925 to '29 against tion against Chinese guerilla at- The five baby goats pictured above are rare animals, indeed, because they're all brothers and sisters born at the same time. If you count chem you will dis cover that there are five—kid quintuplets, In fact. J. L. Mc-Fail, goat breeder who lives near St. Louis and who owns Nancy, their mother, said he had heard of only one such case before. Kids. It seems, are usually born in pairs, and even triplets are considered rare—no kidding. progress from 1933 to ’37 Wages In chemistry averages four per cent more rise than in IOO leading industries The chemical hourly ?nu8reSv«f«CtUal‘y ,rOSCJ3 ^°ve the Suchow, has been the scene of bit-four years up to TH). They now1 average just over 80 cents an hour. Three Industries, however, Dr. Morgan said, showed a faster rate of rise In wages than chemistry. They were rubber, autos and meat Trippers Here For Breakfast Individual Host Assigned Each Fort Worth Man said, "a in chemical industry. Chemistry led all other Industries in proportionate increase in putting men to work. OI TPOST GAINS .MOST Net profits in chemistry rose faster than in any other of IOO fore- to Crooner's Brother Is Granted Divorce LOS ANGELES. April 18— CP) — Bing Crosby's brother, Everett, obtained a divorce from Mrs. Naomi Crosby today after testifying their domestic strife was so heatcftl he was afraid his "throat was going to be cut.” Crosby, manager for the crooner, informed the court he objected to his wife's alleged drinking habits and that arguments arose. Once, at a nigh: club, he said, she befame intoxicated and demanded that he dance with her. When he refused, she struck him in the face. Register 2,900 At Baptist Conclave SAN ANGELO. April 18—<**>— More than 2,900 Sunday school workers from baptist churches through Texas had registered as delegates here tonight for the annual state Baptist Sunday school convention. Tile convention will be formally opened at 9;45 o'clock Tuesday morning. at 6 o’clock are 114 Fort Worth business men, who will • visit In Abilene until 9 They are to be met at the Wooten hotel at 7 o'clock and combined groups will have breakfast at 7:15. "Everybody’s invited to the breakfast,” Chairman Dave Barrow of the reception committee empha-■ sized, although each visitor has been assigned one Abilene host. Following the meals. Fort Worth trippers will be escorted to points of interest or will talk business, according to their wishes. Chief HarnscnTiVned "today"To speaker for the Fort Worth men1 narnson "igned toda> 10 See CHINESE. Pf. 12, Col. 6 Franco Reaches Tortosa Outskirts Uvas, received don. a presidential par- j most American industries. The ex- ,.    .    ,    ,    , , cess for the chemical industry in, launched into the interior profits above the average was 40 4 Abilene men will be    pairing    off    per    cent.    Three other industries with Fort Worth trade    trippers    for    also    beat the average. Dr. Morgan breakfast this morning    gave    them    as meat Peking, 25.5 oreaKiast im morn,..g    per    cent;    autos and trucks. 218 Due to arrive on a special train ^ cent; and    48    cem The greatest of all rises In pro-I ut,Mn.vc, duction was in the chemical Indus- I KENDA YE, France. (At the try    This    was    394 7    per    cent    above    sP*nUh frontier), April 18—<*>>— the    average    for    the    group    of chem-    I    Generalissimo Francisco Franco s leal companies classified as non- tr0°Ps captured the outskirts of Tortosa tonight, but found their    condemning    the Roosevelt    pump- ’    way into the central part of the !    priming    pragram have    begun    to Arrest Order Is Issued For Elusive Addict Two Companions Grilled For Clue To Whereabouts EL PASO. April 18.—(I?5)—Fort Bliss troops on their way to maneuvers near Balmorhea found an abandoned 1937 black Chevrolet coach Monday not far from where the bodies of Mrs. Weston G. Frome and her daughter were discovered, Brig. Gen. Ben Lear. First cavalry division commander. wirelessed Sheriff Chris P. Fox early tonight. AIR IN TIRES The abandoned car, with Oklahoma license plates, was found three-fourths of a mile north of the highway between Van Hora and Plateau, General Lear's message said. Air was still in the tires. A dirty gray hat was in the car. Plateau Is 20 miles east of Van Horn. The bodies of Mrs. Frome and Nancy were found six miles east of Van Horn. Genera] Lear sa d the soldiers who found the car did not examine it. They had been instructed to touch nothing they found which might have bearing on the Frome case. The troops were deploying for the maneuvers when they ran across the abandoned car. The 20-day-old murder case centered earlier tonight on a fugitive ex-convict already wanted on the  ............. ....................................................... ....... Pacific coast for    another    slaying. NEW YORK. April 18.—(UP)—Marion Garep, pinned in the    elevator    Sheriff Fox. director of the in- A majority of    the senate    naval    *haft IO floors up in the Cardinal hotel, smoked cigarets today while his    vestigation, started a nation-wide committee recommended    the    ad-    ieg was amputated by an ambulance surgeon who stood on a    narrow    search for Leo Wahler, described as ministration’s $1,156,009,000 naval girder.    s    ’killer”    and confirmed narcotic expansion bill, but some com- Garep. a handy man, was caught between the cable drum and    a*    the suspected torture- mlttee members oppo    cd it as an heavy steel    wires    of    the elevator.    Dr David Waterman performed, the slayer March 30    of Mrs.    Frome of implement of    aggression.    operation.    Berkeley, Calif.,    and her    daughter. .    Garep    was    cleaning the motor when he slipped and fell upon the ; COMPANIONS GRILLED From these carriers, 4t was pre- Dr Francis E.    Townsend, old    ag.    drum &s it revoived hoisting the elevator toward the top of the    10-floor    Sought with Wahler is a blonde sainted, mass warplane attacks will pension leader conv: ted    of    con-    busing. His left leg was caught and he was whirled until his    cries led    I woman companion, reported with tempt of the    hous^    the elevator operator    to stop the car.    him why i he    fl J Los Angeles Although there was .set? •*•!» an, rooting and a slip might hat    h    ' lwi.c- th* holdup'kill- plunged him to his death. Dr. Wasserman worked so swiftly Garep was mg of a Los Angeles tavern keeper, freed and on his way to the hospital before emergency squads arrived. Warner s two companions in his The surgeon gave Garep a heavy dose of narcotic but it did not take flight, Harry Groves and Johnny effect until after the operation. tacks. Hanchwang. at the junction of the Tlentsin-Pukow railway and the Grand canal 27 miles north of Both For And Against— FOLKS 'BACK HOME' START BOMBARDMENT OF CONGRESSMEN OVER 'PUMP-PRIMING' (By Associated Press) The day in Washington: Legislators said they were beginning to receive letters and telegrams from “back home” regarding the Roosevelt pump-priming ter fighting since the Japanese occupied it a month ago. It is 32 miles northwest of Taierchwang, where the Japanese suffered an overwhelming defeat April 6. packing. Of the three rubber and    CRUCIAL BATTLE RAGES autos paid actually higher wages This development came as the •ban chemistry.    Japanese navy was reported prepar-    I program.    No definite    trend    one    way There were industrial disputes in    ing to throw Its support behind the    or    the    other    had    developed    yet. UST .t.',0,hrust,rl,s . Dr .M°?“    new Shantung drive, which U ex-    1 almon unheard of    ptcted to determine success or fall- ure of the invasion. Foreign travelers arriving in Shanghai said they had seen Japanese .aircraft carriers stationed along the Shantung coast. Handyman, Pinned By Lift, Puffs Cigarets As Leg Cut Off In Midair Eighteen utilities companies appealed to the supreme court to halt TVA—the new deals experiment in regional planning and public power development. * * * WASHINGTON. AprU 1$$—i^pv— Letters and telegrams praising and See CHEMISTS. Pf. 12, Col. 6 Skater Intended Victim Of Extortion LOS ANGELES. April 18— ./reunited States Attorney Benjamin a warrant Monni^^dHitof'the ! S'*"*1"* j0\ CU"”"***. »»« Fred __  .    r    Pimnmnhom    tar    4    th Monnig Dry Goods company and former Fort Worth city manager. D. L. Tandy of the Hinkley-Tandy Leather company is trip chairman. Presiding for the breakfast will be J. C. Hunter. C. of C. president. Mayor W. W. Hair will extend the welcome. Ropier Cunningham, with attempting to extort $500 from Sonja Henle, Norwegian skater and movie star. strategic city barred by blasted trickle in to Washington bridges across the Ebro river.    However,    legislators    reported    the The opposite riverbank bristled volume of the correspondance is with government guns to check the still small compared with the de-insurgent sweep into the river luge of messages received in con-town £5 miles south of Barcelona, nection with the administrations Official insurgent dispatches said reorganization bill, reports of insurgent officers at From interviews with senators or Iran that the coastal city was cap- their secretaries, who handle the tured were premature. Franco's correspondence, it seemed today troops, however, were in control of that the trend of the communica-the Ebro's entire right bank across tlons had yet to express, as a Call Meeting Of Farm Body Memberships To Be Renewed And TAA Work Cited Rodriguez, were captured in Kansas City April 4 and at that time Upped officers Wahler separated from them t$ go toward El Paso with the woman Groves and Rodriguez are now In jail in Los Angeles under a murder indictment—charged jolnUy with Wahler—for the tavern slaying, and Sheriff E. W. Biscailuz was requested by Fox to grill the prisoners In an effort to determine Wahler’s probable hideout. "The Frome murders were th* brutal type that would have been done by a narcotic addict and a natural killer,'' said Fox. I Wanler and his blonde ‘‘moll’* April 18—< Bpi.)—Death separated from Graves and Ro- Boy Run Down, Killed By Auto Fatal Accident Occurs In Front Of Baird School the Tortosa. Widow Dies Three Days After Writer AUSTIN. April 18.—P)—Mrs. W. Boyd Gatewood, 45, wife of Boyo Gatewood, Texas newspaperman who died Friday of a heart attack, died at a hospital here today. Physicians attributed her death partly to shock of her husbands death, and parti} to pneumonia. Khoda Deru Joins Milk Fund Drive Funds For May Sought In Dance Members of the Khoda Deru club. a young mens social organization, came forward yesterday with assistance for the P.-T.A. Milk Fund in the hope they can succeed in tiding the work through May—the last month of the school session. Seniors of A C.C. raised $406 recently, enabling the workers to distribute milk this month to many undernourished school children. Then was, however, nothing in sight for May except private donations, which continue to be received but in much smaller numbers than during the winter. Khoda Deru will give a benefit dance at the Hilton hotel Friday evening, May 6. Tile hotel will donate ase of the ballroom. Abilene Printing and Stationery Co. will print the advertising matter, and Pender's will print the tickets without charge Thus, the sole item of expense will be orchestra fee. Ray Maddox and his orchestra will plav Charge will be $1 per couple.1 Khoda Deru is starting the thing off by buying tickets for all active members, numbering about 20. Tile club's dance committee—Ed Connor. I Jack Neeco and Hood Hammond— will begin advance sales of tickets right aw ay, with $500 as the goal. 1 Two Slayers Go To Chair Friday AUSTIN, April 18 — i pi — The board of pardons and paroles announced today two men must die in the electric chair at the Hunts- Attorney Slugged, Bound And Robbed Bandit Escapes With $500 Loot VICTORIA, April 18——James Ville penitentiary next Friday for W Ragsdale, well-known Victoria lawyer, was beaten, robbed and bound with telephone wire in his ' murder. The men are John W Vaughn, convicted of killing A A. Edwards, 1 San Antonio motorcycle officer, ‘ January 16, 1937, and Selanes Cane-do, convicted of slaying Joseph W. Daly of San Antonio, November 26. 1936. Arrests Foil Plot On Roumanian King Anti-Semitic Party Blamed BUCHAREST. Roumania, April 18 Taylor County Agricultural asso- BAIRD elation has called a meeting of all    cast    a pall of gloom over    the town    driguez at Phoenix March 23, con- farmers In the county at the county    and    the public schools today with    Vmdng lhe1^ separate way In a _    .    ,    , ,.. . _    .    *    Plymouth    coach, courtroom at 2:30 o clock Wednee- the passing of Rudy Bryant, seven-    the    Ume ^    ^^3 of th® For example, Senator Byrd, (D- day afternoon.    year-old son of Mr and Mrs. Joe Frome women were found in th® Va) and Senator Austin* R-Vt» op- "AU farmers are invited to attend, l Bryant.    West Texas desert April 3, author- ponents of the    program,    said    their    and members particularly are urged At»emr>tme to catch a    bounding    lUes have ^eea lookinS for a man letters    and telegrams    were    run-    to come,” said J. Walter Hammond,    . ..    " ,v J, ‘‘hlid ran out    mt0 the    and a uoman 111 a black mystery ning heavily against the spending- president, in announcing the meet- •trek near the Baird school and;c°tib *}“> J1* m»r.tm,gs:, was struck by an automobile about    *    Wahlei I: ted the de- P G. Haynes, organization sped- \ p, m, Monday. alist of the extension service, will The car, driven by a 16-year-old I    K4„ . _. be principal speaker. His subject thigh school girl, threw his body 15 ‘ P* finTut m tbv' WU I be "How Farmers Can Improve feet against a parked car and then ‘    jj* rJar    th« the Government Program”    |    ran over it again The driver said    were    murSeJid^    f.Tm    Ip! Purpose of the meeting will be to the brakes on her _ car failed to 1    yan    Horn‘ whole, a definite point of view. lending program, while at the office of Senators Minton <D-Ind) and Lee (D-Okla), administration supporters, it was said the correspondence heavily favored it. Awaiting beginning of house ap Roads Body Elects AUSTIN, April 18 —(/pi — The propriations committee hearings on _, up)‘-Ia plot’ to ovmhrow^King    fh* Program Wednesday, congress-    jaunch the’ 1938 drive for member-    work.    The boy suffered    a    gaping ional circles were impressed with    ^ip, memberships for 1937 having    wound    in his left    side    and    his    hip ........an apparent shift in strategy on the expired.    w*s    broken. office    in    the    Ragsdale    building    bv    leader ^f In? antiTerrTitic pro*nazi    part of the republioan-con.servative    Hammond will preside for the    The    boy died at    4:50    p.    rn    at    the an    unidentified    man    this    afternoon    Iron guards, and 1,600 of his fol-    democratic opposition to n Immis-    meeting, with the assistance ofjGnggs    hospital lowers, the government announced    fratlon poi GARNER RETICENT . On past issue* have let the conservate crate take the lead In the opposi tion. Last night Chairman John $500 today Armand Calinescu, minister of interior    and    “strong    man '    of the cabinet,    was    credited    with    defeating the    plotters. His    order    for the roundup of*    suspects    was    under stood to have been issued with the shortly after he had draw-n from a bank. Ragsdale was found semi-conscious on the floor of his office by Gene Houchins,    attorney,    who heard his groans. "Oet fingerprints." lie moaned. ----Officers    closed tire office and    sent,____ _    .    . Texas    Good    Roads    association    to-    to Corpus    Christi    for a fingerprint    aPProval    of King    Carol,    who was j day unanimously elected Lowry expert    reported    to be in Bucharest Martin, publisher of the Corsicana, v_raVB wm* h*in*    Jon    A,vonescu.    minister    of Sun. president and urged by resolu- ! victoria' hosnital^n    in    th? Clbinet °f °ctanan lion    continuation    of    federal    aid    for    extent of    ut    Goga    was Kranted"    30 da>s leavc stat, ro.dbuildl.ig on it* existing |    bru^d    .bol/Th?'I “d-    “I" ‘°Umry *<? “ and head and complained of abdominal pains. Officers believed he had been kicked in the stomach. Hospital attendants said his condition was critical. Officials at the Victoria National bank said they had seen a shabbily-dressed stranger in Ute bank at tile time Ragsdale withdrew $500 Lawn Votes Bond To Buy Water System LAWN, April 18.—(Spl.)—Citizens r'\ ,0„hl..M K’vrpSS h'*H. Tomb,: H« "p^n.*"5o££*nt"f.'SS    un..Un,curly today , the :epubiieans    v    ,    r    live    thrre    miles    south    of    to    finance    a    revenue    bearing    water mservaUve demo- 1 Secretary E D. T <    •    Bethlehem    school    west    of    Baird    60011    of    w-500    f°r    purchase    of tho HH in the nnnno- We wtil have a meeting that Betnienem scnooi. west 01 cairn.    „#_____ County Agent I^nox Parr, Assistant Born September ll 1930. Rudy Agents Leon Ranson and O. W.iwas In the first grade at school. will be of interest to all farmers,”! Funeral will be at 3:30 p rn. Tuesday at the Methodist church r>. M. Hamilton of the republican ‘u    d0lie    Texas    here    with    the    Rev.    Luther    Kirk national committee and Senator    sald    wont    aou*    urn    ^     ^    -* Vandenberg of Michigan, r^>ubli-See RELIEF. Pf. 12. Col. 7 Two Girls Born town water system. Out of a possible 64 votes, 54 voted for the issue. The bond will provide for the purchase of the water supply that basis. Seattle Mayor Dies SEATTLE, April 18—</?’—Mayor John Francis Doro, 56. died tonight from what his physician described as heart trouble complicated by blood poisoning. disclosed destination . Antonescue was believed to be sympathetic to the Iron guard cause. Two babies, both girls, were being classed as born at the Hendrick Memorial crop, said Hammond hospital last night The parents Agricultural associauon. with which pastor of tile Methodist church at the Taylor county organization is R°cbeater officiating He wall be - privat70wTer^"The"bond *o7ovides .miUtod. would by outlined. One Marted by the Roy. Lloyd Mayhew a    o.nor.    The    ^ncl    Provides nf th« rn.in things achieved bv the    of the Clyde circuit.    payment    ox    not    o\er    30 j    ars ac cd the main trungs acnie\ea d>    R lri. th„    t_.n    hroth-    5 percent interest. association during the past year    Besides me parents, two Dram  ______________ was prevention of grain sorghums    «s and two sisters survive. They a soil-deDletine    ar* Leslie and Milton Bryant and    1 1    //.    •    1    r    I    I Mildred and Dorothy Bryant, all oI UnOTTICIflI jCmOO Those arrested Included Cod-    are    Mr. and Mrs.    Pete    Jackson, reanu's father, who was removed    ! no2    North Fifth    and Mr.    and    Mrs. from a train as he attempted to    T. D. Windham    of    McCamey. leave Bucharest, and an engineer named Kllmr. successor of Gen George Cata< uzine as president of the Iron guaitl political party . 1 The Weather HUMBLEST DRESSED LIKE MAJOR-GENERAL— Eagle Band To Show Suits At Novelty Night Beaming with pardonable borish 1 night described in detail the new ; The band major’s uniform is es-pride, Abilene high school's Eagle J uniforms. While they employ basic- peoially elaborate said Bynum. It ally the Franco-ltalo-Naxi Agreement Seen PARIS. April 18— * (Pi—France s "strong man ’ government worked I tery cloaking the disappearance of today toward an agreement with Andrew Carnegie Whitfield nephew Italy which right-wing leaders aviator of the late multi-millionaire Mystery Shrouds Missing Aviator NEW YORK. April 18.—UT—Mys- muslc-makers — 92 strong — will make their first public appearance tonight In the stylish new uniforms for which they, with the concerted backing of civic leaders, had campaigned during recent weeks. The bandmen will make their bow in their elaborate attire at the annual novelty night program beginning at 8 p. rn. at the high school auditorium. The uniforms arrived Sunday, and though the musicians have already tried on the suits, they ha'e not been publicly exhibited. R. T. Bynum, band director, last same color scheme, the features a West Point st vie coat suite are made up in a much more with tails. Mabel Bvrd. band sweet-up-to-date manner than were the heart, will also sport a new uniform outmoded ones just discarded. A at tonight’s program, with the notable addition is a removable bandster dedicating the number.' cocque plume to each bandman’s "YouYe A Sweetheart'’ to her hM    marchl,ns “nd row cost OI the 92 uniforms was laid aside for indoor concerts. The uniforms are black with aPProxima:ely $3,009. Practically gold and red trimmings. Slash *very civic group in Abilene contri-sleeves are trimmed in red. with a buted to the fund in one way or small red patch on each collar la- an„ther. alon* wlUl several tndi- •    ” cac,L    15 a Clta n viduals and college students of the cord. A gold belt is another new- accessory.    I    See    BAND,    Pg.    IS, Col. 4. Anim M »Mi funnily cloudy. WI ST THV**:    Curtly    clouds I Benday and Wednesday    cooler    In north and went portion* Vt fdnoday, KAST Ti \ As    r.»rll\    cloudy lured*} and Wrdnr*dft> < ool* r lo northwest portion Wrile. *d»<    «.    nile to    moderate aouthrrly wind* un the count. OKLAHOMA: Parti    cloudy    Tur»day    ; Wednesday partly cloudy, cooler. NKW MI Nit ti    lair I    undo and Wed ncsd.yy ; cooler went portion Tue»da>. thought might lead to a real settlement with Germany and possible abandonment of the Franco-Soviet pact. The left opposition, whose ardor fruitless. Information had pointed strongly .    ,    .     .    .    _    ,    to    possibility    that    Whitfield    might has been dampened since the col- , hfcye    wlth    Prgnk    steinman. Census Figure 5,785 Final Check May Indicate More Unofficial tabulation of the city , « .    ..    ...    ,    ,    ,    -    scholastic    census    shows    5.785    Abi- tomght as the most hopeful clue iene children to be of school age, }T,.,-Ur. UP pr0VTd *pparently Supt. L. E. Dudley announced Monday. The figure represents a decline of 68 scholastics from last year’s 5.853 total. steelmaster. became more opaque lapse oi Le'n Blums cabinet another aviator, for Europe. Late meanwhile asserted a French-Ita- i^y in response to urgent in-lian pact would be "useless except qUjr{es from shore, the liner West to ll Duce,' and talk of a settle- prnland wirelessed he Hume    temperature    yesterday    ; A.M US ... as ♦if* . ,, ss ... 57    .y. 57    ... SH ... SS ... *1 . .1 • 5 70 N’tfti'i it shoal tf'trrtr y HOI ll I I*. M. 7« ......3    ............ 79 ... A    51 I    ............ 52 A     .....  51 «    ............ 50 ...    7    .  ........ 37 5    .......7* '  »    *0 Id ............ II  ........... Ut Midnight ...    «.< an i Iud <1 temperature Ut 52 ment with Germany was a "surrender.” Buy Equipment For Marshall Ford Dam aboard. The census was taken by the respective grammar school principals, with the city divided into districts corresponding to the schools' loca-was not s tions. The 5,785 total includes high school, grammar, Mexican and -    —    — negro students. The tabulation aa boiegugrd Against to school districts follows: I** JI FN    a    I    J    College    Heights.    866;    Central, ueadly Urug Asked 426; Valley View, 3S1; Travis, 668; Alta Vista, 640: Lamar, 581; Locust, DALLAS, April 18——To avoid    575. Pajr park, 495; Americaniza- AUSTIN. April 19—(ZP)—'The low-    a repetition of the 76 deaths caused    jion 302, and negro. 471. er Colorado River althority today    last fall by a new drug. Elixir of    The principals have yet to meet purchased $340,000 worth of electri-    Sulfanilamide, the Council of the    and check lists against each other's, cal and mechanical equipment for    American Chemical society todaj    superintendent Dudley pointed out P. rn yw*t«*r«ip.>.    .v: an i .vt. *an»,- iiair the Marshall Ford dam being con-    asked congress to set up safeguards,    that after the census takers com- *    asu.    75 and    structed 20 miles northwest of    but did not offer suggestions on    pare their lists, the total fisur® ^a0: ""1N ,<w,a' Aui>tin-    ihow i° d° ^    1    mignt 56 increa^ed> ;