Abilene Reporter News, May 10, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

May 10, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1938, Abilene, Texas "WITHO'JT, OR WITH OFFE.VSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LVII7 NO. 351 Associated Press Large Japanese naval forces land- ec at Amoy. in Fukien province on Berlin prepared an enthusiastic welcome for Hitler and arm units practiced the nazi salute which an honor guard will give him tonight on his return from Rome. "It is inconceivable that states standing for the reorganization of engaged the Chinese in Japanese airplanes, apparently from aircraft carriers off the coast, flew over the area, dropping leaf- lets "-arnhig foreigners to leave. It was oresumed that additional Europe would not recognize the Japanese troops would be landed to community of their fate and the reinforce the Japanese army at- necessity to give each other mutual tempting to storm the Lunghai rail- assistance even to the last ex- road in the north. treme." the Fremdenblatt of Hani- burg said. The Boersen Zeitung said that the outside world should "realize that the two leaders and a are one and they are strong. The knows that Hitler and Mus- Use of Hungarian names in dis- tricts occupied by the Hungarian minority. 1 Teaching of history in accordance j solini are determined to throw the with Hungarian views. i incomparable weight of this unity Unlimited admission of printed i and strength into the balance serv- matter from Hungary. ing the highest aims of peace." Hungarian influence in radio pro- While the press deprecated re- grams, ports of specific neve agreements, A proportionate share of the state especially the division of south- Eight hundred thousandof China's best fighters, aided by reinforce- ments arriving constantly, en- trenched themselves in the Suchow rea in southern Shantung prov- ince for a gigantic defense of the Lunghai road. Sit-DowaStrike Upheld i and the federal program for public reads, parks, flood control and sim- ilar work, will provide employment for another 500.000 making a grand total of persons receiving federal jobs in the next fiscal year. The committee gave a breakdown of the employment as follows: Works Progress administration, National Youth administration. 275.000. Federal buildings. 60.000. Public Works administration, 000.000. Total. The report showed that the pub- lic works program contemplates 000 to 7.500 projects at an average cost of The PWA at pres- ent has applications- on file. New projects totaling from to may be started. CHICAGO, May Colan's eveball ed in an effort to save her life, went under the microscope today for ex- aminations that might helo Dhysi- cians to preserve the vision is. her other eye. The 51-2 week old infant spent a comfortable night after the surgical operation which a council of 10 medical exoerts decreed as the only recoursa against death from glioma of the retina. They -s-ere asked to make a deci- sion when Helaine's parents were unable 10 decide whether she should undergo an operation and risk total blindness or to be allowed to die. The cancerous growth had de- stroyed the vision in the left eye and has impaired that in the right. Dr. Robert H. Good, who per- formed the operation, said the baby reacted favorably and experienced no pain. He said a laboratory study might suggest treatment that would check the malignant tumor in the right eye and save what vision remained. The child's mother, Mrs. Estelle i Colan. 23 was near collapse at a. friend's home. Her husband, Dr. Herman Colan, a dentist, expressed gratitude to the physicians for their decision. Oil Development In Haskell Seen WTOG Official Speaks To 65. At Breakfast BY CHARLIE ELLIS HASKELL. May 10 Sixty-five members of the Kaskell chamber Tne committee submitted am an- {.of-'commerce turned, out in an en- alvsis of persons receiving relief thusiastlc reception for a 7 o'cloci morning: oreakfast to hear J. C. Rule Protection Not Provided In Wagner Act persons receiving showing that last March a total of 20JOO.OOO persons were being aided from various government sources. House passage of the big leading and spending measure became the immediate goal of aclministration j leaders, intent on adjournment br- other cities had done that. "The only way to get industries to Abilene is not by paying them. but by showing them how they can i OTTAWA. HI.. May 0- a rew manuf acture and get their product The second Illinois appellate court, I gram, would end the practice of j Darned that to market as cheaply as possible, j in a unanimous decision of the I lump-sum relief appropria- j the breakfast to hear J. Watson, offiscial of the West Cen- tral Texas Oil and Gas association, speak. J. A. Couch presided over the I session in the place of Dr. T. W. Williams, president of the cham- j ber. arrangements were in charge The way to keep them is to treat them right." LISTS C-C CONTRIBUTIONS Dr. O. T. Anderson of Chicago, listed things the Abilene chamber of commerce had done. "It has done many other things, but tbess are the main Dr. Anderson said. were: 1. Leadership in securing a pure and adequate water supply: 2. Se- curing site for Abilene municipal airport: 3. Underwriting salaries mid-June. They predicted little op- j of Duacan. secretary. position outside republican ranks, j Watson told the business men The legislation, key item in the j that Haskell was on the threshold pump priming pro- j of a new on development, but it would not be of le flare of 20 --yi three democratic judges, today as- serted that the Wagner labor re- la tions act does not protect sit- tions to the president. It would retain for him, however, the right to pass on all work relief and pub- ago. "You can't expect too rnuch fromi the oil he said. "Because lie works projects. I the sudden boom is a thing of the down strikers from Bunishment for appropriations of S2.519.- past Tne oil mdustry is on a ana uoVld i arf The j sound illegal S.11U Upilv-iU uCilljJL i -pp.. ogress re- jje oul neea OI suca of court convictions of sit-down j ceive the an organisation a new teirnory. strikers and two organizers for the i provide 2.800.000 jobs from: on the Committee for Industrial Organiza- j July 1 to next February 1. 7n upon leg- The Public Works Administration, tion. The strikers and organizers were arrested by the Lake county sheriff 12 months ago for refusing to heed an injunction to surrender the See CONGRESS, Pg. II, Col. were secure; 4. Instrumental in get- ting nine highway outlets: 5. Get- onstration agent until their salaries cal Corp.. at- North Chicago. j The plant had been closed by Illinois" first sit-down strike, which j ting the CC camp at Abilene state ended when police and sheriff's j deputies, employing a wooden "bat- tie ed into the plant and drove the strik- ers out, Spanish Insurgents Concentrate Attack park: 6. Getting buildings in Abilene tha T Making a headquarters for the oil industry: 8. Exhibits at the Texas Centennial; 9. Assisting Abilene Christian college and Eardin-Sim- racns university; 10. Working for reduction of government costs in- dividuals and corporate taxes: 11. Getting tourist trade and conven- Streamlined Cavalry Tests To eillpiUViilg a uat- e tower" mounted on a truck, fir- j I jHCp 5 hundreds of tear gas projectiles 3ALMORHSA. May 10. isiation, the regulation ot allow- I able production and its movement :o present the true facts of the industry before the general pub- lie. i End Seen For Coo! i Speff In Abilene i An end to the latest cool spell was seen today as W. H. Green, meteorologist at the local weather I bureau, forecast warmer weather days ahead of schedule, the army's j fcr Wednesday. The cloudy weath- tests of its proposed streamlined er is expected to continue through cavalry divison will be brought to j tonight. tions; 12. Acted as a buffer Between j KZXDAYE. France (At the i Spanish 10 Spanish insurgents concentrated the i ASK administration ior Hungarians. The parliamentary delegation said Italian "zor.es of their program would be followed by "ewspaper stressed other demands. Agents Drop FDR Kidnap Plot Probe eastern Europe German and interest." the that German- Italian relations could not be closer than thev are now. WASHINGTON, May Rep. Clare E. Hoffman. R.. Mich., charging the Committee For In- dustrial Organization influences national labor relations beard de- cisions, today announced that he will introduce a resolution for a house investigation of the NLR3. government and the people when the NRA was in effect: 13. Christ- mas lighting; 14. Stood ready to serve all industries. Blyth told the group that if it woke up it could get industries in Abilene because of the prevalent cecentralixation cf business areaf. He stressed the backing of the chamber cf ccmnisrce. Carl Home, business mar., stood up and said that when he started in business in Abilene IS months ago one man greeted him to Abi- See CLINIC, Pg. II. Col. 6 main force of their attack today on coastal approaches to Castellon de la Plana and Valencia. Tne fighting on the eastern front centered about Cuevas ce Vinroma. 20 miles to the north of Castelion. and the insurgents sought to re- gain an area they lost yesterday. The insurgent strategy was to force the fighters'right flar.k to fall back yesterday, thereby widening the narrow strip which General Franco holds along- the Mediterranean. AS OFFERS OF ROOMS GO EAST TEXAS: CIo _ _ 07s !n soutn portion tonipht and j investigation todav OP. a day; warmer in north portion _ Wednesday. plot to kicnap President RAINFALL- Men. WASHINGTON. May (UP) Secret service agents dropped an reported Roosevelt j and to hold him for ransom on a .os ir.ch boat loaded with dynamite. 'inches i Chalmers Waldorf Kennedy. 4S. .09 inches: former roadhouse manager and the 'subject of the short inquiry, was held by District of Columbia police oil a technical charge of "investi- gation" in a bad check complaint Treasury officials said that the secret service had not preferred anv Visiting Band Musicians Face Slee p In Park Or Pavement Pounding lues. a.m. "If more Abiler.ians don't offer to rent their spare bedrooms to any where frcni one to a dozen band members curing our contest here next week the city is likely to see as many as 1.400 cf them sleeping on park ber.ches. in door cans, or wp.lking the streets all H. T. Bynum. charge against him and apparent- i Abilene bandmaster, commented to- CLOUOY s 9 TO 11 Midr.iRht. Noon Sunrise 69 65 62 61 60 59 5S 57 VVct thrrmr-rrrt-T a.m. p.m. is.1. TO RS 56 SA 55! iy was satisfied that the report was i just another bizarre storv. j-11_____________ r c ijT Die In Air Crashes 67 j LONDON May i royal air force fliers were killed in three crashes today, a day after King George made flying visits to four air force stations. The statement came after mem- bers of the housing committee for ed for 700 more rooms than would be available in the city's hotels, and 250 special requests for private home Some 300 reservation? in private homes were available, leav- ing a shortage of 650 accommoda- tions. This morning reservations ramr in from the Austin high school band cf 100 members, the Altus. Okla- homa band with 200 members, a junior high school band from Ok- lahoma City with 100 members, the J. L. Long junior high school of home accommodations for at least Friday night." As one answer to the situation. the members of the housing com- mittee, working with Mrs. C. C. Stuart, president of the band par- ents association, were trying to en- list the aid Of the mothers in making a telephone check for available rooms. The plan, still un- days had been completed and buildings were being designated for thf various contests. All competi- tions except the band marching contest, will be held at the Fair Park. The marching contest is to be held at the Karelin -Simmons university stadium. Boihe the band contests and the marching contest are to be open der discussion late this morning.' to the public at an admission rate the Tri-State band competition to I Dallas with 63 members, and an- be held here May 19, CO and 21 had made another survev of the situa- other Oklahoma band of about 100 members. tion and found that additional reg- GETTING DESPERATE istraticns were coming in almost "Toe situation is gettng desper- as fast as available rooms. j ate now." Bynum said. "I don't is for each band student- mother to call a certain number of names listed in the telephone directory, asking each household if a room could be spared for the three day period The band students are to to be decided at a later date. Besides the main events, tho competition will include solo and ensemble contests, student conduc- tor contests, class A, B and C bands and a baton twirling contest for pay 50 cents per person per night i drum majors. for such accommodations. Special events will include lunch- a close tomorrow under direction cf Brigadier General Ben Lear, first cavalry division commander. A test board under the presiden- cy of Brigadier General Kenyon A. Joyce will remain here for an un- determined period to review a mass of factual data accumulated during the maneuvers. Specific recommen- dations will be mace to the war department after this information has been evaluated. The army hss been testing a proposed reorganization of the cav- alry division, giving it greater mo- bility and less bulk. This period of field, training, orig- inally scheduled to extend to May 20 was completed ahead of time due to two factors, army officials said. One was the many and vari- ous types of terrain in the Bal- mcrhea maneuver area and the ease with which it could be reach- ed, thus saving valuable time: the other was that the weather condi- tions permitted the carrying on of an. uninterrupted schedule. Rangers On Guard As Trial Opens BOSTON. May Frank Ellis, alias Tommie Wells. 25. negro. of Monroe. La., went to trial today 01: charges of criminally assaulting a Texarkana white woman. The atmosphere of the court room was order" v but tense. A number of Texas rangers, some carrying machine guns, and several state highway policemen were pres- ent to prevent hostile action against the prisoner. The ranger detail 7, as in charge of Capt. Hardy B. Highest temperature yesterday i was 72 degrees, while the mercury cipped to 55 at this morning. sixties around noon. Yesterday's showers totaled .08 inch, bringing the total fail for the year to inches. Selassie Gives Up Recognition Fight LONDON. May Ef- forts of Haile Selassie :o prevent the recognition of the Italian con- quest of Ethiopia were admitted to-day by Dr. Wahrenek Martin, Ethiopian minister to London to be "absolutely hopeless." -There is no object in the em- peror going to Geneva." Martin told the prrss after the arrival here of Haile Selassie from Bath. "It is absolutely hopeless. Our written appeals have been almost ignored." -What would be the use of mak- ing a personal Mar- tin asked. He said, however, that the Ethiopians would continue to fight until "the bitter end." Ward Balloting On County Seat Removal BARSTOW, May (.P) cc.ur.tv voters went to the polls to- dav for the second time in six months to determine if the county sea: will remain in Barstow or be removed to Monahans. The former elee'Jon resulted in a victory for Monahans. but a dis- trict court threw the election out. A survey yesterday showed that j reservations "for Friday night call- Meanwhile, plans for staging the eons for the judges and directors j Purvis of Lufkin, and Capt. W. J.' The heaviest voting in history was know what we can say to awaken contest were going forward rapidly. and a downtown parade Abilenians to the need for private Tentative program for the three afternoon. Friday Elliott, of Tyler commanded 'highway patrolmen. the expected at all precints in the ;