Abilene Reporter News, May 6, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

May 06, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1938, Abilene, Texas Reporter WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR TOES, WE SKETCH YOl'R WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LVi I, NO. 347. ABILENE, TEXAS. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 6, 1938 PAGES FrtM PR ICE 5 CENTS Hoover Makes iIN UNPRECEDENTED BAND-WAGON RUSH- 11-PointAttack HoilSe ForCGS W On Depression e-Hour Measure To Floor 'QUIET, PLEASE' Says New Deal On 'Dangerous Road1 For Democracy OKLAHOMA CITY. May 6- Hoover presented to the nation today an 11-point attack upon depression anc called upon the Roosevelt, administration to abandon what he termed "a danger- cus road for democracy." The former president was en route to New York by train after delivering one of a series of major addresses here last, night at a "grass roots" convention of Okla- homa republicans, attended by; more than 7.500 persons. In the speech, broadcast nation- ally. Hoover again assailed Deal policies and warned: "We have been following that dangerous road for democracy that led to disaster in Europe.'' Declaring that "despite every alibi, this depression is the direct result of governmental Hoover asserted the New Deal "pro- poses to travel further down this dangerous read "And." he said firmly, "we are riot going down that road without, more fighting free speech." i For "a start on a saner and more i cheerful he outlined as "practical "1. Re-establish confidence that there will be no more attacks upon the safeguards of free men. That i; the independence of congress and of the courts. "2. Restore common morals and intelectual morals in government. In a democracy or in a Christian country the ends do not justify any means. "3. Abandon this economy of scarcity and go in for production, and thrift. RAPS POIP PRIMING "4. Stop this spending and in- flation and puinp-priming. "5. Revise the taxes so as to free the initiative and enterprise of HOOVER. Pg. 13, CoL 4 Name Towns In Air Mail Demonstration Abilene Center In Feeder Test William S. Knudsen, presi- dent of the General Motors Corp., raises his arm to halt the applause that greeted his attack on the Wagner labor act before the United States cham- ber of commerce in Washing- ton. He said the act is "the largest drawback to good indus- trial relations" and "makes no pretense even of paying any attention to the employer's sice of the case." Oil Belt Safety Parley Opens Site For Next Session To Be Picked Saturday O it- USCC Seeking Freedom From Capitol Rules New Relations I With Labor Also Campaign Goal WASHINGTON. May United States chamber of com- meree began a nationwide cam- paign today to vrin support for a i business improvement program i based on a minimum of govern- ment regulation and on new em- ployer relations with labor. _President; George K. Davis of Kansas City. Mo., said just before the chamber's annual convention closed: j "The real benefit of this meet- ing will come in how well you ap- ply it. locally." i He spoke after the delegates adopted resolutions asking a re-ex- l animation of all federal measures for industrial aid. "because efforts j of government and business for re- ccvery from the disastrous depres- sion of the last eight years have j fallen short in their objectives." j The resolutions proposed con- gressional investigations of the j j Wagner labor act, under which the j national labor relations board func- i tions, and the railroad problem, j j The labor resolution advocated I I outright repeal of the Wagner act j i -or. failing that, extensive amend- j i ments. "We believe the prime consider- I j ation of the federal it i said, "should always be to maintain j impartiality as between employer I and employees, and as between oif- j ferent types of labor organizations." i JKNUDSEX FLATS CIO I One chamber official said the I fight on the labor act, was the most Parents Must Rule Methodists Here Between Blindness r 11 nr MORGANS ATTEND WHITNEY HEARING today In Chi- appalling g their opera- CHICAGO. Herald-! a copyright cago couple alternatives infant tlon that blind forever, or fiettaikttag her to die. The diag- nosed as. thai first, attacks -flStc-isefoia of the eye and spreadsT tBrough the optic nerve Dr, Hermala {fegatt, 30, a den- tist, anS the parents, old chfld ists, the would die unless the I- Estelle, 23, five weeks by special- the baby two months removed, ited as fol- lility that might be left strangers in a I don't know Greet Jaycefes Today Mineral Wells Trekkers To Be Met At Airport Three Laymen Leaders 1 Not Unalterably 1 I Opposed To Vote The question of whether or not i Southern Methodists should unit i with Northern Methodists in one I big denomination may be causing j i somewhat of a furore at the general i conference, but there is no indica- tion that !t will cause a rift among Abilene Methodists. i I Of 10 local leaders in the denom- J ination interviewed this morning.' I not one was unalterably opposed to 1 the unification of the two branch- i es and most of them were heartily in favor of the move. The motion for unification was j passed at the general conference j closing today in Birmingham, Ala.. and was approved by the highest j authorities of the church. As -a re- j I suit, many of the southern churches j have threatened to secede from the denomination and others have promised to take the matter into I the civil courts. j SECESSION THREAT DEPLORED In Abilene, however, the move received wide approval and the se- cession threats were deplored. "I think the move will do away with lots of overlapping work with- in the was the j comment of Dr. Thomas W. Brab- t ham, president of McMurry college, j "It suits me fine. The only thing j that us the first Place i J. P. Morgan (right) is shown with his son. Junius, as they appeared at the SEC investiga- tion in New York into the col- lapse of Richard Whitney's Solons Finish j Petition In Less I Than 3 Hours New Measure Will Come Up Within Month I WASHINGTON, May i house, in an nn- i precedented band-wagon rush, completed a petition forcing 1 the wages-hours bill to the i house floor less than two and I a, half honrs after the petition was filed, I MOUTON IS 218TH SIGNER Representative Mouton. (D-Ls) was the 218th signer. Signatures of a majority of the 435 members of the house are nec- essary to petitions discharging house committees from consideration of bills. Completion of the petition relieves j the rules committee from further action on the measure and has the effect of bringing the revised wages- I hours bill to the house floor for j consideration, within this month. brokerage firm.-The elder Mor- r> i gan testified he had been told nOUSe DOaV last fall that Whitney was "in a jam.- Mineral Wells junior cliainber of on commerce members will me, by a welcoming committee don-t think there will be much I ________________________________.AoJlene Boosters cluo this disturbance OTe_ the change i sienificant sincle undertaking of at oclocs: a" .Uie ana lit means a good deal to the church i the convention- Some observers re- formally escorted IOWIL _ a_ a garded it as an effort to curb the reception committee neaaea j rne c pastor of j I activities of the CJ.Q., which was Mayor_W. W. Hair is composed jthe criticized by several convention ;stat speakers, including W j sen. president of Gener EASTLAM3, May who was reflected dent, said in his parting j Progress in the saving of lives was! national chamber of com- I Cypress street an stop at North the _ denomination to be united common front "in defense and If the landing: fields are in suit- i able condition. 27 towns of the Abi- I lene territory will be given air mail i session, of the fourth annual Oil i P-ogress conference. arrived at Several the one senlceMay 19 fa a feeder line senice from Abilene. Notice of the towns to be included thousand had in the demonstration has been re- ceived by the aviation committee of I Capt. Smith, in charge of the the Abilene chamber of commerce 'traffic enforcement at Dallas. and tentative plans for the day stated that deaths the first quarter have been completed. of this year were 11 as compared The air mail will be collected at to 18 at similar period last year. the various towns, placed in indi- The speaker attributed the de- vidual and picked up by a crease to a gradual crystalization plane from Abilene. All mail from of public opinion through news- the territory will be concentrated j papers, the radio and public speak- Bocr ers and a continuous enforcement !only half finished." he said, "but the job is i 3 Yeager is accompanied by Mil- ly Carson. j At o'clock the visitors will be taken to the Wooten hotel where j they will be entertained with a Dutch supper. A four-piece or- chestra from Eardin-Simmons uni- j versity is to play. Vocalist will be Peggy Mathis. At the dinner Eddie Cockerell will be master of ceremonies. Short talks are to be made by Ed Gris- som, president of the local club. menting on the situation said am personally in favor of such a i lor move, but sorry that the plan was j absence Ital todav r I hurried through and is likely to get I in the courts. I sincerely hope that Huge Spending Bill j WASHINGTON, Mai. t house appropriations subcommittee, 1 after Inserting provisions which; would limit President discretion in relief spending, ap- j proved today the administration's huge spending-lending bill. Chairman Woorum said: "The subcommittee will report a bill embodying the essential recom- mendations of the president." The major recommendations were a relief appropriation and a public works program. "The bill wffi provide for the ap- propriations to be made direct to "the agencies involved, rather than _______________ the existing plan lump sum heir meeting London a week" ago "to 'arrange a 1 appropriation and allocation to Woodrum said. The lump sum appropriations Henderson, British j Berlin, will see Field Hermann Wilhelm Goer- j nazi and acting chancel- during Reichsfuehrer Hitler's BRITAIN, FRANCE URGE CZECHS TO MAKE NAZI CONCESSIONS Warning To Germany Against Violence Will Be issued With Appeal Is Report PARIS. May joint Franco-British appeal to Czechoslovakia Faul Methodist .church j to make utmost concessions to her nazi minority and a warning to Ger- t he had favored every many against committing any "action of violence" on the central Eu- 24 Hours, sources close to ironed out _ here for dispatch both east and wars in Winters. Ballinger. Rowena, f Albany Cafe Owner Shoots Self Fatally Justice Returns Suicide Verdict ALBANY. May D. Benedict, Albany cafe owner, was fc-jnd dead at his home last night from gunshot wounds through the companying the group will be D. G. See METHODISTS, Pjr. 14. Col. 4 the difference can without a split. In the end. the unification will be best for every- one concerned.'' J. P. Patterson, Bible instructor at McMurry. expressed himself as feeling sure the plan would work out successfully. "Ir is a wise move 5 said. The French and British ministers in Prague win call at the same Ivy Deep Zone Gets Extension ime on the Czech foreign office. British Government and be a great benefit to ail LONDON. May na- tional government of Neville Cham- berlain today lost Capt. Garrison stated that at the Miles. Christoval. Carlsbad. San ArT-' of reaction it is be- gelo. Bronte ana Robert Lee. lieved 240 lives will be saved in Two planes have already been se-! because of rigid enforcement. cured for the demonstration. George j states that the addition of 97 L. Paxton. chairman of the aviation j patrolmen in June would aid committee, said that probably the! greatly. two planes would be able to handle L. H. Taylor, program chairman, the demonstration, but if more were announced the safety conference head. Justice of the Peace W. W. PCX, making the coroner's inquest, returned a verdict of suicide. His body was discovered by his Liggett of FbrtJWorth. state junior chamber of commerce president- Special guests at the supper will be George Barber of Sweetwater. sec- Postpone Federal years were i permitted to make speeches in sup- J port of the government candidate. Lewis Extender Is Estimated at 600 Barrels Natural have been attacked by some repub- licans and democrats as giving the president a signed blank check. Jones Says Rails May Hike Workers STAMFORD, Mountain Oil May 6. company Iron today spread the Palo Pinto deep Canyon lime production of the Ivy pool, northwestern Shackelford county, a quarter mile to the north when its No. 2 D. A. IVT struck a saturation WASHINGTON, May Chairman Jesse Jones of the re- construction finance corporation in- dicated today that railroads might put 25.000 to men back to work under liberalized RFC main' tenance and equipment loans. Jones gave his estimate to the house banking and currency com- mittee "Which is considering a bill by Chairman Henry Steagall, D, Ala., to authorize the emergency loans. The bill would permit loans to wife, who had returned home about retary-manager of the board of city 7 o'clock. Tile shotgun apparently developments, and J. C. Hunter, had been discharged in his" mouth. president of the Abilene chamber at 3.203 and drilled to feet, railroads without the interstate C. C. Pocle. 35-year-old railway i The well began rilling with oil! commerce commission certification. clerk, was elected to the house of j as the pay was drilled and opera- roads were not in need of commons from the Lichfield con- tors shut "down to run a near Birmingham, over J five-inch casing which will be needed there would be little trouble about arrangements. What Is Your News 1.0.? perfected i siced organization would be and the next site chosen Saturday morning here at the chamber of commerce. Funeral Today For Cross Plains Mdn There was note. No funeral arrangements had been announced today. Mr. Benedict, moved to Albany ten years ago and later re- st Moran and Cisco, moving iCiC to Albany s, year sgo. He is survived by his wife. Loyalists Fall Back In Rebe! Offensive KENDAYE. France (At the Span- o: commerce. Each visitor will have a member of the local club to show him Abi- lene. Bob Cannon, secretary of the Boosters, said today. Committee in charge of arrangements are Cock- erell, chairman. E. G. Wood. Way- land Lewis. Karry Minor, and C. D. Knight. After the overnight stop in Abi- lene the visitors will leave for DrI Rio in the morning. Judge Ordered To Take Rest Deputy Clerk Ida M. James was notified today that federal dis- G. B. Cracdock, government candi- date, by a majority of 826. string of i reorganization. A senate committee ill be ce- i reported the bin favorably yester- mented at 3.200 feet today. An outpost, it is the fourth pro- I Poole he was elected "be- j ducer for the Palo Pinto zone of j cause the people have no faith in I the Ivy pool area. Location is 300 j the foreign policy of the govern- j 'ee: from the south and east lines i of the northwest quarter of the "No longer car. Mr. Chamberlain southwest quarter of section 159- say the people of Britain share his trict court, now in has; childlike'faith Li de- issimo Francisco Franco's veteran castillians fought their way steadily througJi driving: ram toward the main Teruel Saguuio Valencia i highway today. Ten Horses For Derby CROSS PLAINS. May for Osie Ola Jones, 58. resident- of Cross Plains for 12 years, will be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the Baptist church in May. Brown county, and burial will follow in the May cemetery. Government dispatches said Gen- named for the 63rd running of the _ Mr. jones. who oied late Thurs- eral Jose Miajas militiamen were Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs cay. nac been in ill health four withdrawing slowly from their tomorrow. All of the expected er.- years. Ke is survived by his wife, fortifiiec mountain peaks before tries were in 40 minutes before the one son and one daughter. the insurgent offensive. entry box closed. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. May Without a semblance of a surprise. ten three-year-olds today were been postponed indefinitely because clared. of the illness of Judge T. Whitfield i--------- Davidson. Judge Davidson was ordered to take a complete rest and entered s. Dallas hospital today. The judge opened court Monday morning, called the law docket and disposed of the criminal cases by i Tuesday afternoon. After consult- ing a local physician. Judge ca- son recessed court until r.ext Tues- day and returned to his home in Dallas. Mrs. James received word of the postponement in a telephone con- versation this morning with George W. Parker, district clerk. Hint Jackie Coogan May Become Father HOLLYWOOD, survey, being 800 feet east of the same company's No. 1 Ivy which was abandoned last year as a failure in the shallow King sand. AXSON, Mav estimated j natural production o-f 600 barrels Newsreels Record Cowboy Christmas Ball Presentation Each question counts 20: each part of a two-part question. 10. A score of 60 is fair; 80 good. Answers on page 3. 1. Identify couple. 2. Why was Melvin H. Gibboas. an PREVIEW OF NEXT EUROPEAN Mussolini Puts Italian 'Chemical Regiment' On Display For Fuehrer WASHINGTON, D, C., May per cay was showing on the Healey I Newsreels recorded today An- Walter Nc. 1 W. H. Daughtry. son- Texas, cowboys and cowgirls east extensioner for the Jones of the annual Christmas Jnject-ecl a new note in i county Lewis pcol ten miles south- i ball held in their town oogan 5 fortune fight to- east of Anson. today after the well 55 years. had started heading over the mast.! Eere to participate in the Fiftii With casing cemented at j National Folk festival, the West feet, operators crillec 19 of i group was to be heard over sand when the well began flowing, j the network of the National i Broadcasting company at p. i m. (Eastern Standard and later in two festival programs this afternoon and tonight in Consti- tutional hall. Tomorrow the 31 members of the troupe will visit historic points. ig that "the 22- hat year-old former io'o! of the screen may become a father before vear's end. The hints were met. with rr.atic silence by Jackie is an east offset to the Fain- an upper Loca- tion is 220 feet from the south and ROME. May 6. next' rnent for European it ease germs. this newly married be largely a struggle ivith chem- I A further feature of the impres- i icals, flames and artillery if Pre- j sivc parade vras the mier Mussolinls lineup of armed j prominence given to artillery, from ing of futur var as "totalitarian" fighting fire and dis- guests included former kings, could detect many a Alfonso of Spain and Amanullah of Afghanistan. seriously M'issoiini i- think- Woman To Aid Hunt Victim American aviator, detained in Tok- j forces today in honor of Reichs- 3. The New York Drama Critics' Circle chose as the season's best American play iai "Our "Of Mice and Men." "Golden Boy." 4. WTiat guarantee does the fuehrer Hitler was an indication. Also, it will be the "totalitarian war" of which the late roaster j strategist. General Erich Luder.- dorff. wrote, meanuig that women and children would be quuc as much drafted into service as men. Mussolini showed his guest a "chemical regiment" machine guns and anti-aircraf ROME, May 11 P) liable Xari rrvmled to- night Uiat Italy and (Germany had decided against concluding a mUftary alliancr during Fu- ehrer Adolf Hitler's currrnt vis- it to Rome. to ITnited States want before allow- j Ing Germany to purchase helium in A. this country? sent a sh'ltMer tnrough the mass I pieces, to heavy cannon. II Ducc of spectators. The soldiers looked seemed determined to Mww his let governmeut's arrest of Rose j AmonsT S" Cohen, a former British tanks and tubes anri ind other British subjects in containers. There was ria. True or false? i reassurance for Italians in German guests he was r.ot lack- equipment were "T STuesome of war. Besides Hitler anri equip- j age of high nazts, may bo judged by the fact his review induced no: only i ular army cavalry. artillery also small boys, girls black uniform. teen-age youngstrry on hor.srback. military" units of university stu- dents and various, fascist forma- tions, including the colonial fascist fuehrer stood i police. Nor did he hesitare to incorporate spade-carrying labor camp con- scripts in the parade. An interesting phase of the dis- play was tJie jaunty march-past Alpine troops with their nick- silence. smiles soon picturesque or. the run. he rtiu- rest, lines of the northeast quarter J concluding: with a picnic in the f the southeast quarter of section National Zoological part. J. W. tha- reg- German, lapsed into Both relaxed into A: >.erv. arc as the Borsaglieri trooped by band p J rotted along. The reviewing stand where the with King Vittorio Emanaele, members of the royai family and marshals of Italy, was in the Via Dei Trionfi. through Caesar's lecions once marched. All but, a few of the 30.000 troops snappy use of the "Payso M-.issolini's sacks and Among them one t 6 9 9 1 0 11 MWn'.Sfct Noon ST.T.V: K' 61 S3 60 Mary Eleanore ea a summons ce'' foday to lead officers to the bones of Jams Eu- gene Bassett. who she confessed was a hammer victim of her convict son 10 ago. In a meeting with her son yesterday behind prison wslls i slie calmly repeated to officers her j confession cf how her son, 43- year-old DeCasto Mayer, had 7s; killed Bawett and disposed of the CockreU, secretary to Rep, Clyde L. Garrett, who arranged appearances and entertainment of the group, said some would leave Sunday for brief visit to New York, while oth- ers would depart directly for West Texas. hmnioitv ..._ Deputy Prosecuior John Schermer ?aid the pair would probably be V-nV.' i brought to trial for murder regard- f, les.1; of whether Bassett's dismem- i6 bercd b-jdy was found. MOUJE, BY PHOEBE ATWOOD TAYLORL STARTS TODAY Jn This Paper ;