Publication name: Abilene Reporter News
Location: Abilene, Texas
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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1938, Abilene, Texas WISTTEX41 OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR TOES, W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LV! I, NO. 345. ABILENE, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY EVENING, AMY 4, 1938-SIXTEEN PAGES PRiCE 5 CENTS AS HITLER, MUSSOLINI CONFER- House To Take Up FDR s West Outpost Relief Measure Tuesday Gives Extension Rome-Berlin Consent For Debate After Report Given Amendments Due To Await Formal Right-Of-Way METHODISTS'MERGER VOTE IS UPHELD BY CHURCH COUNCIL Ruling Mode In Face Of Broadening Secession Threat By Southerners I Of Avoca Field New Quarter-Mile I Spread For Jones i Deep Lime Area i i STAMFORD. May of 14 feet of oil saturated lime in Hum- j ble Oil Hefining company No. 2 B. Spencer company today had given northeastern Jones coun- tv's Avoca field a west extension of QUWNALE PALACE IN ROME THROWN OPEN TO HITLER T1T> t h S4 512 000 000 i the negro Question again, contended elt relief-recovery last rengion. WASHINGTON, Kay 4, house agreed by southern Methodists. UES.niin.CIlS consent today torom .00 Germans Qf adjoining by various popes when the pap- acy was installed there. Mercury Sags After Rainfall Local Weather Bureau Records .39 inch Moisture eign Minister Georges Bonnet. Tliis. officials declared, Tras fol- lowed by talks a: the treasury in Washington among Secretary Her- j of an inch at the airport weather Germany. Now the South Tyrol Bankers said they believed the genthau, French Ambassador Count j Rene St.- Quentin and British Arn- j bassador Sir Ronald Lindsay. Premier Daladier. it f _ jnounced, would address the nation c? -he Drench fr -I- 'iE. the in full accoi'ii with governments cf the United States and Great Britain. PARIS, May 4, mier Edouard Daladier today announced, devaluation and >ticn station to .39 at the ad joins-. Germany. "vreather bureau blew into last night to bring -a eratrore of 57 dagress early- Forecast There -sere signs of a weakening of the extreme cordiality between. they said vrould be announced with- in 48 hours. Tne government today ordered a LOS ANGELES. May 4- i Arrangements have been com- i division IS, L. Sorts survey No. 335. franc at about 35 to the dollar new two vear plan of increased var Only damage by Qie Triads -which is the result of the committee work Two-year-eld Sally Tiesanger, who pieted for a delegation of some 20 -Italics and "Germans Hitler at-Rome'yesterday. Despite -as partlv cloudy and "cooler "to- fthe cheers and pageantry, dis- 1 patches from Rome said there TV ere spaces behind the front the cheerins: took placs. IGNORES VISIT dicated that no water was caught j also. in either Lake Abilene or Lake Kir- LJFSL'S j certain significant spots in Rome, There were hundreds of thousands of revamping the original iegisla- tion. The speaker said he not, sign the new petition. nevsr have signed psti-icn and I r.ever am going to." he said. Rep. Rayburn of Texas, the ma- jority leader, recalled that he "waited a while" after backers of wage-hour legislation initiated the was abducted unwittingly by thieves. _ who stole the car in wmch she was asleep. TCS foanfi today. Unharmid Abilenians> acconicaaied br _.._. T. Haroin-Simmons Cowboy bana ourth May Devel- and in good health despite the chill attend the fourth annual Oil night, the baby was found in. the 'Belt Safety Conference in Eastland. abandoned automobile. Friday. Sally was asleep in the rear seat j Announcement of of her parent's sedan shortly be- fore midnight while her mother was eating with friends at a beer iert Westbroos, chairman of the petition last December, ne he j parlor. After an absence of 20 min- j transportation committee for the had not made up his mind what he would do this time. 'Cutest M Contest Closes At 5 Today Entry Total Is Boosted To 525 imittee, the chamber of commerce. nies the mother. Mrs. Herman delegation Tiesanger. went to the automobile. Both it and her baby were gone. i Police, who found the automo- i bile five miles from the place it booster club and representatives of j was stolen, believed that the thieves had abandcnd the car when they noticed its sleeping occupant. EASE opment corporation and J. W. Mc- Millen No. 1 A. ,E. Perdue, prospec- tive southern Haskell county pool discovery well south of here, was v-.aiting on cement today for plug- ging back in an attempt to shut off water from lower casing perfo- rations. Gun-perforated from 2.S15-44 feet after pipe had been cemented at a total depth of 2.354 feet, it was Groups represented will j showing for production from the :ne traffic safety com- Adams Branch lime. Location is in M. Collum survey No. 4. cents to the franc) and 175 to the j plane construction carried out to Preceded the rains reported English pound was uncer consider- j strengthen the air force, the only j froin where light poles were of nazi zas, but none on the ation. The conversations which national defense arm in which were France admittedly is inferior. the Errarze- _w. made yejncroay by Rob- County Adds To Verify Story Of Fund Balance i Frome Suspect various ministerial buildings, the blown down between the town and chamber of deputies, the senate, the its water supply lake. Heaviest rain j asd other public build- of the section was also reported j ings, the buses and street cars i from. Jayicn where approximately aU gay with Italian national and three inches fell during the after- j fascist" emblems. noon and nigfcl j It was noted also that the Osser-- i Other towns in the area, which j vatore Romano, official organ, 'of received rains were: Bairc, estimat- j the Vatican, completely ignored ed two Inches: Rotan, half inch: j Hitler's token of the Vstif- Roby, half inch; Eamlin, half i can's displeasure because Hitler Sweetwater. .42: Ballinger j did not respond to the urging of 1 Mussolini to ask for an audience the practical ar e-d toda- the gas and utilities companies. Also going from Abilene to the meeting will be representatives of the state highway patrol stationed here. T. X. Carswell. secretary -manag- er of the chamber of commerce stated yesterday that Abilene would ssk for the first convention of the C. E. Burkman, aged 80. died i conference in 1939. Heretofore the j i at her home in Concordla. Kansas.' conference has been a one-day an- Tuesday night after an illness of I nual affair, but at the Sastland Mother Of Mrs, R. A. Maddox Dies Oklahoma Farmer Victim Of Twister BLUE JACKET, Okla., May 4 small tornado struck this community today, killing William Wilscn, 67-year-old fanner, anc damage estimat- and Winters, half inch: Coleman j and Brownwooc, estimated half I April automobile registrations! Terificatioa of the story of a inch; Haskell, Stamford and Al- pius- Mos were largelv responsible for Tavlor Russian doctor held by immigration ccuntvs entering i offic ln was crushed to death seme time. Burial will take place i meeting complete and permanent j bam was blown down on the month o: May with a treasurer's balance of more than above the balance for April 1, County Au- ditor L, R, Thompson reported to- day. The balance at the begin- ning of April was Disbursements for the month of April amounted to as compared with paid out at a Roswell, N. M. hotel March 30, when murdered bodies of Mrs. V.res- ton G. Frome and her daughter. Nancy, were discovered, was an- nounced here today by A. L. Barr. senior criminal investigator of the department of public safety. The doctor was arrested in San bany. three quarters inch: Asper- that Mussolini is not prepar- Tnont. half inch; Benjamin, 1.401 inches. Colorado, "fust enough to settle the Big Spring light rain See TISIT, Yg. 15, CoL 6 and stcr light hail; Midland, sand! Tornado Demolishes Angelo and questioned in connec- RotOH Fdrm tion with investigation of the Frome deaths, before being taken to Del Rio. Barr said Pat Taliaferro. ROTAN, May 4. .tornado which completely demolished one AUSTIN May 4. James V. Alired today approved a deficiency appropriation to operate the Xerrvlile staje sana- torium for tubercular negroes, an 80-bed institution. iged several barns I Vnilf truck eight miles! fTllQl li lUUf Hews I. Q.? ,t 8 o'clock last engraver for the special Babv edi- to at-, ope tion of Reporter-News "ne i traffic safety meeting and will close The Baby section will be 'present- other Mrs. Es- i with demonstration of an automo- ed Suncav in it will be more e Duclos of Kansas City, and i bile safety lane supervised by the than ten pases of children's photo- i f Burkznan- aad a department of public safety "the babies, little bovs af> -of Kansas 10 P- m- aiso survive. A sister. Mrs. L. C.! Only change in the program to and a brother, i date is the substitution of a -high tion lines and unroofing houses. and girls comueting for the title of Hoss of Los Madrid Cleans After Plane Raid i uc..ii Liat asked here Sunday, will go tomorrow an appropriations subcommittee of to Terrell to address a cemetery me- the senate to recommend payment: niorial program near there, answer- 1 of the 1937 cotton subsidy by early ing an invitation recently received. summer. Scott came here from Tvler. Thursday. KlfcSsst teraperatcre vesterdav ___87 f Lowest temperature rnornins. .57 RAINFAIX: 2< fcrs. ending sum. .39 Ir.ch I Since first Of year........ o 09 lachfs Same period last rear 3.43 flrr of y. shells DUBLIN. Mav Dr.' 0 Per Douglas Hyde. Gaeic 'NOT CHRIST'S CROSS'----- Austin, entitling him to a new trial.' minute for an hour and 10 minutes. Tues. Wed. I HOTEL, CAMP RESERVATIONS Quarters In Homes Sought For Visiting Musicians scholar, poet, playwright, and a protestant, was elected first presi- dent of Eire (former Irish .Free today. He was unopposed. Hyde will be installed in office Jur.e 1. Until then, he will not have; Pope Deplores Swastika in Rome "With reservations made at Abi- to take a card to his parents which t s to i accommodate 1.560 persons, the first! n step in a drive to secure rams for and whether the accom- j three day period have been request- executive at a sal CASTLE GANDOLFO. May the feast of the Holy Cress of official. status. His term is for seven The Pope, in an address to- Christ, the banners of another cross years. i 500 newly-married couples today.; which certainly is not that of cross, Nominations for the presidency deplored the appearance of the j should have been hoisted in Rome. All persons who have rooms which closed at r.oon, and when no other j Swastika flag in Rome during the j "This was ou: of place and time. We tell you this so that you may The swastikas, he said, "certainly understand how necessary it is to 59. lene hotels and tourist camps to numbcr of rooms I cculd be made available during the candidate appeared, he automatical- i visit of Fuehrer Adolf Hitler. COOLER tclatJvc humidity 48 at least more visitors in Abi- raodations would be for boys, girls, J ed to register with the Abilene Isne homes was made this morning, j men, women or couples. chamber of commerce, To launch the drive. R. M. White, j "We have already reserved every Meanwhile, the band entrie special convention chairman for the j hotel room or tourist cabin that j the contest continue to come ary of a year. are not, Christ's Cross." pray and pray for the mercy i 4V OVOO W VviiiV, ill. uiiSL t-itt Tri-State band contest to be held will be available at the time of the This morning a wire from the band lected him in A protestant, he will be chief ev- The Pope, recalling that yester- j of the Almighty in all largeness." ecutive of a predominantly Roman! day was the feast day of the Holy j The Pope's remarks emphasized entries in Catholic country. It was believed; Cross, said the newlyweds deserved the coolness between him and Hit- ,ai the chief political parties se-; Papal benediction because; ler, culminated by the Pontiff's in. _____ here May 19-21, appealed to the i contest but we still lack space for Header at Waco was 7 p.m. 7 a.m. students of Abilene high school at j approximately 1.500 per Is 55 thelr Program this morn- j trill be visiting our city, viiiTnirf'itw AR ss. InfiT. White rcoucstcfl oar.h I said received re- tant ulster ing. White requested each student I said. a gesture to protes- j "such sad things are happening, sad j withdrawal to Castel Gandolfo dur- (northern things, verv sad, both near to us; ing Hitler's visit to Rome and his ersons jwho cuesting that reservations be made which Prime Minister Eamon faraway." -displeasure because Hitler did not White for the 98 members of the Waco Valera wants to incorporate in a' "Certainly among these sad; request an audience, despite the i United Ireland. t he continued, "Is that on'' urgings of Premier Benito Mussolini. '.high school band. Each question counts 20; each part of a two-part question, 10. A score of 60 is fair: SO, good. Answers on page T. 1. What is the name of this baseball player who signed a contract to play with the New York Yankees alter a long bold-out? 2. Jose Vare'a is va'f a Tesas labor leader.