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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 24, 1938, Abilene, Texas Hfljje Abilene Reporter" WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE    YOUR    WORLD    EXACTLY    AS    IT    GOES,’’-ByronVOL LYU, NO. 336.    <»>    ABILENE,    TEXAS.    SUNDAY    MORNING,    APRIL    24,    1938    THIRTY-FOUR    PAGES    IN    THREE    SECTIONS. I nned Presa (UPI PRICE 5 CENTS Paying Will Rogers Tribute— * TOM MIX MADE MEMBER OF COWBOY BAND ( « Tom Mix, now 58 but straight aud lean as ever, came to town yesterday with his famous circus and received a reception unlike any other he has had since he began operating his show five years ago. He was made an honorary member of the world-famous Hardin-Simmons university Cowboy band, and thus received an honor first accorded to his old friend and neighbor Will Rogers. Mix was met at the circus grounds by Mayor Will Hair, Band Manager G. B. Sandefer, Wendell Bedichek and J. Ransom Horn^ driving a new sport model Packard on which the group rode to the business district. The Cowboy band, headed by Will Watson and Police Chief Hackney, mounted, led the Mix car through the business district to the lobby of the Hilton hotel, where a microphone had been set up by Station KRBC. Crowds, mostly children, lined the streets along the entire route, small boys continually shouting “Tom Mix! Tom Mix!” Sandefer told Mix that in the Cowboy band’s travels in Europe and Mexico small boys invariably, upon seeing the musicians’ cowboy hats, began shouting “Tom Mix!’’ In the hotel lobby the band, directed by Marion B. McClure, played several pieces, on the 15-minute informal program broadcast by KRBC. Mayor Hair welcomed Mix, saying that he had brought pleasure and entertainment to people all over the world, and especially to children. Mix was presented a large framed picture of the Cowboy band, Hardin-Simmons officials, and others taken atop Cheyenne mountain in Colorado several months ago at the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun. It was See TOM MIX, Pg 8, C ol. I LOOKING TO 1940- ‘Three-Way Race Seen • Merkel Rodeo t Season Opened METHUSELAH' Veteran County Commissioner Canon Honored By HARRY HOLT MERKEL. April 23—Another capacity crowd, side-stepping fickle spring showers, today attended opening of the Merkel free rodeo, sponsored by the merchants trade etxension association, entering its fifth year as a feature summer attraction. They’ve been coming back in increasing numbers long since the “smart guys’’ tabbed rodeo a fad and something that would wither like April’s peach blossoms. Yearly, Merkel has increased facilities for handling larger crowds and more cowboys—and there's still an overflow attendance. However, this was a special oc-Canon Day, honoring Mr. Canon on Cano nday, honoring Mr. Canon on his 59th birthday. He has served as county commissioner IO years. Many Taylor county officials were visitors. In the forenoon a downtown parade-described as Merkel s most colorful—was staged Afterwards numerous prizes were awrded Wieners of different divisions. Tile Merkel high school band led the event, followed by cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo officials, county officl- See RODEO, Pg. 8. CoL i Nab Anson Women For Shoplifting Police apparently stemmed a ■ wave of petty shoplifting at Abilene five an ten cent stores with the arrest of three Anson women yesterday. Another escaped. Tile quartet, three of them married and all between the ages of 23 and 40, were making a round of variety and department stores picking up small articles and carrying them away in shopping bags. A plainclothes policeman was sent to follow them. As he watched, they stole articles in Woolworth's, McClellans. Grants : and Montgomery Ward. When he was sure that they were guilty, he arrested three. The total value of the loot taken by the four amounted to less than $2. When notified of their arrest, Sheriff Jim Lee Gordon expressed surpise, AU are well known in Anson, he said. The three arrested were paroled to him awaiting complaints from Abilene store managers. Abilene's Parly To Be Largest ' AtWTCC Meet Registration Ends Today; Motorcade Leaves Tuesday (See Page 8 for additional news of the West Texas chamber of commerce convention.) E. H. Moore, general chairman of Abilene’s motorcade to Wichita Palls Tuesday for the West Texas chamber of commerce convention, | predicted last night that the city I would have the largest visiting delegation at the regional conclave. “We are practically sure of go-i ing over the top in our drive for 600 advance registrations.” Moore said, Sale of registration badges here will close Monday morning, and Moore has asked that all ticket sellers check in with their reports at the chamber of commerce building before noon. Abilene has received pledges of 1,094 votes for next year's convention of the West Texas chamber of commerce, T. N. Carswell, secretary of the local chamber, said Saturday. “We probably can get more votes when we get there,” said Carswell, “but other towns have already pledged us that number.” Carswell said that only 1,800 votes were cast last year. He is to leave for Wichita Falls today. The motorcade delegation will meet at the Hardin-Simmons university campus not later than 6:15 See WTCC, Pg. 8, Col, 3 Japs Penetrate Kiangsu Province SHANGHAI, April 24—(Sunday) ——A Japanese army spokesman Age ran with youth in the 42nd annual Boston A. A. marathon when 85-year-old Peter Foley, of Winchester, Mass., turned out for his 27th running of the full 26-mile, 385-yard course. Pictured above as he plodded along in gay, pink striped trunks, he said his wife didn't know he was running “although she was suspicious.” Finishing the difficult course in 4 1-2 hours “just to show ’em theres life in the old dogs yet,” the white-w’hlskered athlete complained of nothing more than a thirst. Post Youth Dies In Snyder Hospital Angelo Site Of Band Contests Observers View Recent Tactics As Significant By KIRKE L. SIMPSON WASHINGTON, April 23—(TF)— Definite progress President Roosevelt has made in the past two weeks toward regaining leadership of his own party in congress is of more immediate consequence to the administration than outcome of the liberal conference just called by Gov. Philip Lafollette of Wisconsin. Governor LaFollette's call for a meeting of liberals next Thursday raises possibility of a three-cornered presidential race in 1940. But this threat of a third party candidacy is still a matter of speculation rather than fact, and 1940 is two years away. TACTICAL ADVANTAGES On the other hond, Roosevelt’s recent tactics may have prompt political results. Direct White House pressure forced upon rebellious senate democrats a tax revision compromise providing the business - criticized undistributed profits tax should be retai'-wl in a greatly-modified form. This gives the president at J least a tactical advantage in his apparent effort to make this year’s democratic primaries and general elections a test of the administration’s popularity with the voters. Both house and senate are expected generally ! to approve the tax compromise. Their acceptance of it may influence final out-lcome of the renewed White House drive to i write a wage-hour act into the I statutes at this I session. ! In event both j the tax bill com-i promise and a rewritten wage- LaFolIette hour bill were forced through con- , S^e^r«,.,SE£ I : during the campaigning with a new slate of leadership accomplish-ments to stress. In his lending-spending message, th? president made much of Hie fact he had recommended to this I congress “only four measures of major importance to business." He enumerated the farm bill, legislation to plug income tax loopholes, AFTER COMPROMISE- Adjournment Is Sighted 'I LOVED MY MOTHER/ HE SAYS Theodore Danielsen Jr. appears Inconsolable as he listens with his father to pro ceedings during murder trial Chicago TEARS FLOWING, YOUTH ASKS NO MERCY FOR RAGE SLAYING 'Whatever You Seek To Do With Me Will Be All Right/ He Tells Court Tax Bill Tops Congress’ Aims For This Week Harrison Expects Drafting Of Law To End Monday WASHINGTON, April 23—(AP)— Leaders today arranged a heavy program for congress next week and set June I as an approximate adjournment date. President Roosevelt intends to complete his legislative recommendations during the week and leave Washington Friday for a fishing trip. Messages are expected from the executive on monoply, removal of tax exemptions on salaries of public employes and income from federal and state securities. Administration leaders on capitol hill hoped to send the tax revision measure to the White House next week, obtain senate approval of the naval expansion bill and clean up a half-dozen odds-and-ends of legislation in the house. The president’s multi-billion dol- Big Spring Sends 'Big Jim'Touring Nation's Airways DETROIT, April 23.—(UP)— Big Jim from Big Spring, Tex. —a toadstool—got into town today and left almost Immediately for St, Louis, Mo., on a publicity Jaunt around the country adversing national air mail week. The stunt was a brain wave of the Big Spring postmaster, who sent the toadstool, neatly boxed and accompanied by 15 stamped and addressed envelopes, on a nation-girdling air tour which began April 19. Mine Rescuers Find 45 Bodies Squads Brave Poison Air To Explore Shaft GRUNDY, Va., April 23.-W— Forty-five charred and broken bodies of miners were taken from lar spending-lending program will the seared depths of the Keen continue its Journey through the I mountain mine of the Red Jacket house apropriations committee. Drafting of a compromise tax law In the form it probably will go on the statute books hinged only on action of a senate-house conference committee in reconciling numerous details of separate bills pass- CHICA00, April 23.—(UP)—Judg. CorneHils J. Harrington today "'senator' garrison ID-Mlssl, a ntel' ™d? D‘nl'ls'n’ 1#' *'h»' *" * IOO- member, forest the Joint commit-ment of blind rape, killed the mother he loved.    t„ WOTlld comDi,t. im work Mon- said today the Rising Sun banner .In * '“L/T*’rn ’TI    l00k    ,h’    decUll>n    undl,r    <»*• Yesterday, the conference hari hppn roT-rimec    i____a__J &dvisement, the slim blond boy stood with his father at his shoulder and, group agreed on a modified form Keeping bitterly, reiterated his love for his mother.    of lht house-aproved undistributed He said he couldn t have killed her if he had been in his right mind. ! profits tax, which has been en- He still had no explanation of the dorsed Roby Gun Net Death Weapon had been carried across the border into Kiangsu province when the reorganized Japanese offensive drove a deep wedge into Chinese lines in southern Shantung. Tile Japanese salient, he said, was a few miles east of Taierchwang, ■ where the invaders suffered a smashing defeat April 6 after they had occupied the city and crossed the border into Kiangsu for the first time from the north. Insurgents Widen Coastal Wedge HENDAYE, France (At the Spanish Frontier), April 23—MV-I Spanish insurgents announced to-| night they had broken through government lines in three places in a new drive on the Teruel front. They reported capture of the ins that a gun taken from Rayhighway city of Aliaga, in the San mond McAdams, young Royston pmUe'S northeast man, had not been used in the : of Teruel, on the front some 160 miles east of Madrid. Bv capturing    murders- Aliaga, insurgents said, and break- Possible connection of McAlams ing through government lines near with the case is being investigated \ aldeconejos to the northwest and by the sheriffs office, through the Molinos to the northeast, insurgent columns had encircled six of government militiamen Frisco Pirate Girl Misses Abilene  by Roosevelt It also ac- powerful surge of emotion which cepted with slight change a capital drove him to stab her with a bread gain!, levy voted by the senate and knife wh*n she sodded him foe approved by business spokesmen, truancy.    j-a -------------„--,Vi------— “I .fust want to say, Judge Harrington, that whatever you seek to do with me, will be all right,” he I blurted. “I want you to know I loved my mother.” Sheriff Checking Only On McAdams dered and tears streamed down his Car In Frome Case ROBY, April 23—“His car is the last thing we have to check,” said Deputy Sheriff Hayes Kemp of Fisher county tonight after learn- cheeks. Theodore Danielsen Sr,, standing with his hand on Teddy* shoulder, bowed his head and controlled his emotion with effort. Teddy finished his little speech with a defiant reference to Prosecutor Morris O. Meyers’ closing argument: “I don’t care what Mr. 'Cutest Kid' Contest Opens Tomorrow Three Divisions In Photo Derby Abilene’s youngest generation will parade before the camera lens the next ten days to determine the city’s “cutest kid.” The Reporter-News. with Thurman’s studio, will settle, officially Meyers said, If I was in my right at least, the important question of > - Coal company today, victims of vol-I cano-like explosions which greeted the night shift as It entered the mine yesterday. United States Bureau of Mine officials said no further bodies were in the "drifts” which extend far ; under ttyj mountain. Sweating, sooty-faced members of mine rescue squads, worked in 30-minute relays in the furnace-like atmosphere until they had explored every avenue of the big mine. Two I members were overcome by bad air ! which had to be blown out before J the final group of bodies could be I removed. I A sooty-faced miner named plain Bill Smith, who had been riding with bodies down the Vour-mile narrow gauge railroad for many hours, paused long enough to tell his eye-witness account of the disaster. He was standing 50 feet from the mouth of the mine w hen he heard the roar and saw flame belched from the mountain. “The blast was away from me, and thats why I didn’t get hurt." 1 he said. "I saw coal-carrying cars, motors, slate and timber spouted as lf from a cannon.” “All evidence indicates the underground crew died instantly,” said C, P. Kelly, chief mine inspector of the state department of labor. gun and sn automobile he has been driving. Sheriff Frank Terry had sent the gun, a .32 caliber pistol, to the department of public safety several days ago. Pair Linked With Abilene missed a pirate invasion r ,    _ yesterday by a mere technical de- be Ties Of Holdups AHS To Send 180 Musicians To Three-Day Event Approximately 180 Abilene school  K , ,,Zoe f*11 ^intis. ’Pirate Girl” of BRECKENRIDGE, April 23—Of- the wage-hour bill and a measure “:)c    don    and    acclaim-    acers    of    surrounding    counties con- revi ' tax SNYDER, April 23.—(SpD— Jim Lee Woodard, 15, junior in Post high school, died at 8:30 o’clock tonight in a Snyder hospital, where he underwent surgery ll days ago. Jim Lee was the son of of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Woodard of seven miles east of Justiceburg. Funeral arrangements are incom- compete in West Texas band con fore congress. AIMING AT PRIMARIES If the tax revision compromise proves an accurate indication of the outcome of th? wage-hour controversy, Roosevelt could write musicians, members of the Eagle that whole program off as achiev-band, elementary honor band, and despite party rifts and demo-the high school orchestra, will cra^*r®publican coalitions that ising the undistributed profits j r®wmosi Photographed girl in tinued tod™ to tnve«tiaa?e move-: “to remove inequities ”    the    G“t0    Exposition    and    ac-    tlnued    »vesU|ite    move The    first    two    were    already    ac-    clalmed the most    Photographed    girl    ments of two youths held in complished.    the    president’s    message ’m the world- Aas    hooked    to    appear    Stephens county jail rn connection said, and the others were MUI be- Iln Abllene Friday. Due to rearrange- wilh a    of    arm«d    holdups to fulfill an engagement there, and of lhe P^t two week!, vas to come to Abilene Saturday. Joe Smith, fingerprint expert However another rearrangement wiLh tbe Stephen* county sheriffs yesterday caused the appearance to of*ice- sa.d tonight that officers be cancelled and she flew on over had evider)ee to convict the pair in Abilene to Dallas.    robberies in Eastland. Stephens, —-— ——     __and Throckmorton counties. i One of the men, mind at that time I know I wouldn't have done it.” Danielsen Sr. broke in- "And your father is here to back it up. Your father knows if you go to the penitentiary your father and mother will be to blame." Father and son shook hands and Teddy was taken back to the county jail to await the court's verdict. Judge Harrington said he would take the case under advisement and notify all parries concerned when he reached a decision, possibly within a few days. TTie state changed its previous benevolent attitude toward Teddy today and demanded stern punishment. South Pole Belongs To U. S., Prof Soys PHILADELPHIA, April 23.—<*)— The South Pole and the Antarctic continent belong to the United States, the American Philosophical society was told today. Dr. William H. Hobbs of the Uni-Entries will be received starting j verity of Michigan said the conti- whether “my Mary la cuter than your Sue.” Entrants in three divisions-* babies under one year; babies over one year and under three and children over three and under six-are invited to have their pictures made at Thurman’s and published in the Reporter-News, Sunday May 8. plete. Service will be held at Justice burg, and burial will be under dlrec-trtBV Bnrf lion of Maples Funeral home of da^and Saturda>' Snyder. have checked his legislative leadership increasingly ever since the tests at San Angelo Thursday, Fri- court bill fight began in February, 1937. The Weather The San Angelo event, equivalent to a EVENK IO COME IN WES! TEXAS WEINERT—Future Farmers of Wienert high school will stage their  As further evidence of his regain-     ___ state contest is oreliminarv1 ing contro1- the senate’* expected annual banquet Tuesday night. annrnvat    .      *—    STANTON—An election will be held In Martin county .    , *    . , , . approval of the naval expansion i the national contests slated here tnj npxt hal no^ been ignored in May. It will be staged under in presidential strategy The navy sponsorship of the Texas Band and bm aready has been aproved over-associfltinn 1 *’helmingly by the house, x,    1 T1* president's strategy appears Mole ihan 40 bands will compete to be aimed first of all af demo-  -i orchestra    Teacner ABILENE    AMN    VICINITY!    Moatly cloud}, probably loc ai showers, rooter to- ""west tk\vs:    partly fi„ud} too a,    !*n fivr basses, based    on    school    en-,cratic congressional primaries and Monday,    probably acaitered    mower*    j rollment.    Besides band    and    orches- cooler north Haskell Thieves Not Particular P.M. . ll id . TS . is . is . ll . I* . Kl . Sd In *out bu e*t portion; portion Mond*}. PAST At AAS:    I    loud}. arattered tliundershout rn today and Monday; cooler In north portion Mood*}. OKI. MMM A; tloudy t inlay ; .Monday unsettl'd mid cooler with showers, NUV MEXICO) ti**? rally fair today anil .Monday; cooler amil brant portion Suniia}. 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N*ln    Midnight      60 IC hi" I imd loweat    tamper iturea to U p, rn. yesterday, 7H and fi9; lame dale » year as,*, «: and M.    i    i\ciuprr,    saxonnone ana drum ma-1 grease suns creases men s sWu COLEMAN Thirty-first annual Sublet m’erdv, 1.14; aunrine today, Wine* and Rill Snnden Hmm mo ■ fv    gien.sp.s.    mens    smm,    arnut    moi    annual IHI!; - i m i mi a j. 7:14.    mrino    r.    i^i’Ti    ma-1 ti? and belt clasps, handkerchiefs, meeting of the Woman’s auxiliary RataT"’1 for 21 hour* ending ai a P.    Jn    addition,    several    small    house shoes, fishing reels, towels of the Brownwood Presbytery will i bes will enter contest*. ,and automobile accessories. ’    j    be    held    Tuesday and Wednesday. tra contests, there will be competition for individual solo awards, and for marching and drill. The Abilene orchestra will play Thursday, uaqve-tt » ,,    „    u _ the honor band Friday and the    _/pr!‘    ^*7?° Eagle band Saturday ' afternoon.'    -'boplifwi-s    arrMt*.<i Marching contest, will be conduct- ®‘tu(rd‘>'    by    ,m™- cd Friday nvmtn*    hrrinninir rn    c    °°TS of the    sheriffs department oCIock AII bands    are regufred    to    nothin!/    “ °'T"°°iln8 enter that event.    j nouut s- the ^so k/c oil t e s t/a r e "sa let'ta Mo/ Iiff ^ ^mV'follo/ed’/he^plir row, violin: Dorothy'Ama., violin i ^    * ■“*    tool’s    grad Tr ^2- •>- ."«Sle rovei^    dating «*. be preset*, Apr,, Frill hn tv win a    edsai?’ ™nt Of men’s shirts, billfolds, silk ‘8 mn?•    \    T\uri;    hosier>'. belt buckles, radiator caps. SAN ANGELO-West Texas high <?«mn.i Jrn ; J,    pocket knives,    whetstones, leather    schoo! band contest will be held kpmn#r Y    j/l    *    I harness lines, hydraulic lack*. Thursday, Pricky and Saturday. Kemper, saxophone and drum ina- . May 21 on the question of voting $45,000 bonds to build the Stanton-Lamesa road from Stanton to the Dawson county line, and to build another road joining the first near Lenorah and running to the Andrew* county I line. . ANSON.—Second of two old time dances will be held at the Anson high school gymnasium April 29 to raise money to pay for a trip to Washington by representatives of I the Cowboys’ Christmas ball. HASKELL.—Annual    o n e - d a y meeting of the Haskell county singing convention will be held in the Haskell First Christian church Max I. SANTA ANNA The senior play i Manuel Ward, 22, has been identified as a suspect wanted in robberies in Los Angeles and San Bernardino, Calif., through fingerprints taken by Smith. He is listed on California court records under six aliases. Officers tonight discounted anv suspicion thrown on the pair in connection with the Frome mystery. Valuable Paintings Stolen In England CANTERBURY, England, April 23— (UP)— Police at all ports and airfields were warned to be on the alert today for five famous paintings valued at $500,000 which were stolen last night from the 17th century Chilblain castle of Sir Edmond Davis, art collector. The paintings included Rembrandt's “Saskia a, Her Mirror,” valued at about $250,000; Gainsborough's "Pit in Red Robes.'’ and Van Djke’s “Man with Dig.” San Antonio First Sacker Breaks Leg BEAUMONT, April 33—(JF9— Buck Stanton, Son Antonio Missions first baseman, suffered a broken leg when he slid into home plate here in the ninth inning today Stanton l« expected to be out i of the lineup at least six weeks. Emergency Form Aid Petitioned GUYMON, Okla., April 23- ,Fi— The Southwestern Agricultural association, comprising 39 plains counties of Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New,* Mexico and Colorado today petitioned congress for $10,000,000 rn emergency farm aid for their counties. They asked $5,000,000 for the same emergency listing and cover crop payment program as last year, and that half of the cover crop payment be made available whep the crop is planted. Bachelors Barred ROME. April 23—(UP)—Tile cabinet approved various domestic decrees today, including one making bachelors ineligible for mayoralty posts. tomorrow and continuing through Wednesday, May 4. at Thurman's and prizes awarded the winners in each division. A special souvenir will be given each child entered the first day, Monday. No other pictures will be accepted except those made at Thurman'*. An entry fee of $i will be charged, entitling the entrant to have his or picture made and to have it published in the Reporter-News. Each entrant will receive a 5 by 7 black and white portrait. nent originally was discovered by art American, but that a map of the Antarctic made by a New England sea captain was suppressed by Great Britain. England later issued a new map to give that country priority in the discovery, Dr. Hobbs said. Half Of Rural Aid Funds Is Issued Mother Finds Tot After Abduction AUSTIN, April 23 —(UP)-Fifty per cent of the aid to be given Texas rural schools for bus transportation of pupils was issued today as State Auditor Tom King sent the approved claims to the state comptroller for payment. attct-t*    T*16 amount ^ $754,899 and sup- AUSTIN, April 23— (*) — The piements a payment of $1,300,000 to n%Rtic three weeks' search of a apply on salaries paid to rural >our.g Louisiana mother for her ■ school teachers. Funds are being four-year-oid son ended here to- speeded w enable the rural schools day. She found the boy in an Ans- j u, hold full length terms. tin rooming house where he had  : _ b~n MI ny . min .ho did not I* | Sets Ajr Recor{j JR “'T covered5 with WASHINGTON, April some kind of nut satin stain before ^t. Col. Robert Olds, piloting one his arrival in Austin. The reunited the    new    four-engined pair left tonight for Brownwood, fortresses, established a new trans-where the mother s parents reside continental record today of IO Her husband was reported under hours and 45 minutes, the War arrest there on a vagrancy charge department disclosed. BURNING 'NON-ARYAN' VOLUMES— Nazis Push Vienna Purge Of Jewish Influences VIENNA. April 23 P)-Jews in Vienna were forced today to picket their own stores. Jewish shopkeepers were made to hold upwards at arms length signs reading “Don’t Buy from Jews.” Draped about the necks of persons found In Jewish establishments were placards proclaiming: “This stupid, common person still purchases at Jewish stores.” Hundreds of SA 'Brownshirt) Hitler youth directed the mass anti-Jewish boycott while German i officials began a purge of the fam ed Austrian national library’. The chief librarian was supplied with a list of proscribed "non-Aryan” works to be removed and One aged man, forced to hold aloft an antl-Jewlsh placard, fainted twice. He was revived by cold water thrown into his face, then burned from the 1.200,000 volumes; wwir! "auw,‘    , in th* magnificent collection. ‘ m e arr} CJ: a?ain- rn the Destroyed or relegated to cellars were the works of Thomas Mann, Stefan Zweig, Jacob W asset-rn ann, Vicki Baum and others. In the picketing of Jewish stores, Nazis put up signs, warning, "Aryans, do not buy from Jews.” Windows of a leading coffee shop was smeared with three foot red letters ‘JEW”, Store owners told police they were prevented from enforcing the 7 p. rn. closing regulations by nazi pickets. They thereupon were threatened with arrest and a fine. In their brief weeks of domination the nazis have nearly finished I their task of purging Austrian music and theaters of “non-German ’ and j "Jewish" influences. ;

  • Bill Smith
  • Buck Stanton
  • E. H. Moore
  • E. M. Woodard
  • Edmond Davis
  • Frank Terry
  • G. B. Sandefer
  • J. Harrington
  • J. Ransom Horn
  • Jim Lee
  • Jim Lee Woodard
  • Joe Smith
  • Manuel Ward
  • Marion B. Mcclure
  • Morris O. Meyers
  • P. Kelly
  • Peter Foley
  • Philip Lafollette
  • Rill Snnden Hmm
  • Robert Olds
  • Sheriff Hayes Kemp
  • Sheriff Jim Lee Gordon
  • Stefan Zweig
  • T. N. Carswell
  • Theodore Danielsen
  • Theodore Danielsen Jr.
  • Thomas Mann
  • Tom King
  • Van Djke
  • Vicki Baum
  • Wendell Bedichek
  • Will Rogers
  • Will Watson
  • William H. Hobbs

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: April 24, 1938

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