Abilene Reporter News, May 11, 1938

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May 11, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 11, 1938, Abilene, Texas WIST TIMS OWN I newspaperAbilene Reporter -Bods‘•WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT COES "-Byron VOL. LV11, NO. 352 . Aiaoeiattd Pre** (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY ll, 1938-FOURTEEN PAGES United Frfi* (CP) PRICE 5 CENTS Anglo-French League Stand Is Denounced Spanish Delegate Halts Steamroller Of War Questions GENEVA, May ll.—</P)—Government Spain’s delegate tonight halted the steamroller which Britain and Prance have been operating in the current session of the League of Nations council. Julio Alvarez del Vayo, Barcelona foreign minister, bitterly attacking the two powers for their bargaining with Italy, refused to let the question of Intervention in the Spanish civil war be run through the council without full consideration. Maxim Litvinoff, Soviet Russia's foreign commissar, and William J. Jordan of New Zealand rushed to the defense of the Spainard's demand that the council take the question of intervention out of the hands of the 27-nations non-intervention committee in London. Their stand blocked the Anglo-French plans to complete discussion of the Spanish war tonight. The program, in which a majority of the council had agreed, obviously was upset. Del Vayo used the very Anglo- I Italian agreement which prompted Britain's fight for recognition of the Italian conquest as text for a warning to the league that realistic j diplomacy can lead only to war j He declared that the recent Rome speeches of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini In reaffirming their Rome-Berlin axis RESURRECTED BOY AND MOTHER Lonnie Mitchell Penally Spared By High Court Brazilians Crush Revolt PROBLEM OF FITTING PRODUCTION TO DEPRESSED MARKET SOBERS FACES OF OIL MEN AT BIG SHOW By ALFRED WALL    j were such disturbing developments ness. i    ’    }}• Of)-The as Kanotexs 25-cent crude price -There is a carryover of about 10,- Of Death Sentence r ,8 ty Pr°blem °r fittln8 tbe pc-1 reduction yesterday, other price cuts 000,000 barrels in excess gasoline in- troieum industry to depressed mar-; in Rocky Mountain crude, prices of ventories which if taken care of by kets and faltering prices put sober gasoline so low as to make refining I orderly liquidation will work out Second Reversal Donald Flore (right),15, missing two years, came back home to Masontown, Pa., to find he had been “dead and buried" for a year. His mother. Mrs. Phoebe Fiore (left) burled the body of a boy shot in Kentucky and put over the grave a marker inscribed with Donald's name. For Merkel Negro AUSTIN, May ll — <Spl)—Crimi-na’ appeals court today reversed the death penalty of Lonnie Mitchell, Merkel negro, charged with shooting City Marshal Chester Hutcheson to death April ll, 1936. The case was tried in 42d district court at Abilene. This was the second conviction reversed. The court held no evidence was offered to show that the officer had a warrant when he entered the negro's place to arrest him, and that the issue of self-defense was rot properly submitted in the charge to the Jury. It disregarded the contention of “discrimination” in that two negroes drawn for the grand jury panel were not included on the grand jury that indicted Mitchell. The criminal appeals court reversed the first death penalty of Roy Lee (Lonnie) Mitchell on the grounds that no negroes had been drawn on the Jury panel faces on oil men who began arriving by the hundreds today for their biennial International Petroleum exposition. unprofitable and necessity of fur ther drastic curtailment of production in the mid-continent. Leaders foregathering for the Every indication was that prelim- greatly expanded show counselled, inary meetings of various associa- however, that there were elements tions would be concerned not so of optimism in the general picture. much with expansion and improvement of producing and refining but rather with the charting of a profitable course through a stiff recession satisfactorily. The Kanotex reduction, affecting only a relatively small daily purchase of about 5,000 barrels, caused nervousness In inverse proportion. It was the first big cut since midcontinent oil hit a dollar a barrel In “This industry itself is basically | 1933. It brought quick reaction from sound," said William G. Skelly, oil many oilmen that the trouble was company president and president of not a high price for crude but in-the exposition. “It is suffering from stead the entirely too low price for Entirely too clear on the horizon I the recession in other lines of bus!-1 gasoline. ROOSEVELT POWERLESS TO END GERMAN HELIUM SALE DISPUTE Unanimous Consent Of Six Cabinet Chiefs On Munitions Board Required For Move Oklahoma Will Cut Allowable 81,000 Barrels Per Day Slashed By Commission Dictator Leads Federal Forces Against Rebels Capitol Gun Fight Highlight Of Brief But Violent Battle following the fatal shooting on April ll In a servant's house on the southwest outskirts of Merkel. Hutcheson was shot through the left eye when he went to a dance hall and cafe operated by Mitchell near the west city limits of Merkel. Preceding the shooting, the marshal had asked the negro to come outside and he had refused, offi-By ROBERT BELLAIRE    1 cers testified. The wounded offi- I'nited Press Staff Correspondent    cer was brought to Hendrick Me- SHANGHAI, May ll—<UP*— United States and British warships rac- morial hospital where he died with-destroyed many ed toward Amoy today as Japanese navy authorities threatened to ignore out regaining consciousness. Japs Threaten American Rights WASHINGTON, May ll.—/A*)—The White House said today that   „..... m  ______ President    Roosevelt was powerless to settle the controversy over the sale Mitchell was arrested a few hours    to pcrmgny    °ut    of    the    refusal    of    Secretary    Ickes    to    .    urkiJnflUMA uli Y Mav , 'approve a sale contract without guarantees against its use in foreign ^    ?.y military operations    i-—_—    g    -The    Oklahoma    corporation illusions" created by realistic diplomats. The white-haired Spaniard told the council government Spain was placing no concrete proposal before the league. Almost hissing his words Alvarez Del Vayo said the Barcelona regime “only hopes the (ouncll will express an effective opinion" on Italian and German aid to the Insurgents. He bitterly attacked British and foreign negotiations with Italy. “Both    from    the trenches    and from the seat    of government    we have watched day by day the incomprehensible desertion of certain democracies," he said. “We have watched    them    conspire with    the aggressors, xxx They have signed agreements with the aggressors which legalize this intervention In Spain.” After    brief    consultation    with Britain’s Viscount Halifax and Joseph A. C. Avenal, league secretary-general. the chairman announced the question of Spain was adjourned to a later meeting. foreign rights in their attack on the Island port. TO EVACUATE House Approves Naval Building Defense Expansion Program OK d With Little Opposition Conviction Of Two Others Affirmed AUSTIN. May ll- (ZP — The The export of the gas to Germany, it was pointed out, requires the unanimous consent of the six cabinet officers on the national munitions control board, and Ickes Is one of the board members. The announcement was made after a conference between the president and high army, navy and Interior officials. BUR TO BOARD Tile whole question now goes back to the munitions control board, | and its next meeting is expected to render a formal decision. Secretary Ickes said he would attend the meeting with an open there was any likelihood that he would change his position against approving the contract. The state department already has approved the sale. It w-as learned that Ickes was perhaps alone among the six board WASHINGTON. May ll. i.P-The house approve! a senate-house con-: Little Hope Lett For Selassie At League Conclave GENEVA, May ll. NP —Last-min- ute British and French “corridor victories" today made Haile Selassies chances of preventing the two The American gunboat Asheville arrived at Amoy today, arter an all-night race up the coast, and was prepared to evacuate the 38 Americans if necessary. The cruiser I court of criminal appeals today af-Marblchead was on its way, the firmed death penalties given Fobie destroyer Edrall was reported Grays and Sam Cash for the stran-steaming at forced draught    down    gulation slaying of    Paul Henlg, from Tsingtao, and reports    from    Glenflora store proprietor, and Manila indicated that a destroyer granted a third trial to Lonnie Mit-flotilla might be ordered from    there. I    chell, a    negro given    the extreme The Japanese Domei News    agen-1    penalty    for slaying    Chester Hut- cy asserted that Japanese troops J cheson, Merkel city marshal, fought their way into a part of the Grays and Cash, tried Jointly.] members In opposing a pending *“*    -    “       I    contract    for    a supply of *he non inflammable gas to Germany for use In the new commercial dirigible LZ-130, successor to the Hlnden-burg which was destroyed by an explosion over Lakehurst, N. J. The president conferred with Ickes, General Malin Craig, army chief of staff ;Admlral D. Leahy, chief of naval operations, and Solicitor General Robert H. Jackson, White House Secretary Stephen Early, announcing the results of the conference said it was decided that because of the language of Stamford Child Burned Fatally Dress Ignites As Fire Made While Playing 'Grown Up' STAMFORD, May ll.—(Spl.) — Bums suffered when nine-year-old Patsy Neal Hurley was playing mind, but would not say whether j "grown-ups” with a sister yesterday city today    I were charged with strangling *Xe Fierce fighting was reported at    store proprietor in an effort to ob Amoy. Tokyo reported that parts    | him. The court rejected all defense of the city were in flames after a    j exceptions to trial procedure, ference report today on the admin- Japanese airplane bombardment. j A life sentence given Rafael Pe-istration’s    billion    dollar    naval    ex-    Reliable sources at Hong Kong    rez, Guadalupe county Mexican, for passion    program,    overriding    a    brief    a vised the United Press that 12    beating to death Willie Schuene- oulburst of minortiv nnnosition Chinese war p!an«, In a retaliatory mann, a store proprietor, was af-■    *P“    * raid, bombarded the Japanese fleet firmed by the court which in an- Tne measure; as revised In the off Cancho Island, near Hong swer to defense objections said evl-conference. would authorize con- Kong, seriously damaged one de- dence supported the conviction. Pe-struction of 46 warships, 26 auxiliary stroyer and shot down one Japa- re? and two other men bound vessels and one experimental airship nef piaae' ,    ,    ,    .    Sehuenemann with belts and brat . ,    t       Japanese    naval    authorities    an-    him to death with a stick, the state at a >3.a. os.ma, co cost of $1,090,- nounced officially that foreign res- charged. 656.000.    idents of Amoy had been notified      -............. ...........................———— The compromise must be approved that unless strict neutrality was by the senate before tile legislation observed foreign rights would not Is ready for President Roosevelt's be respected, signature but Chairman Walsh (D- j The British destroyer Diana was Mass) of the senate naval commit- at Amoy, and the destroyer Dianty tee asserted senate approval was as- was en route up the coast from in her grandmother'* bam at Avoca resulted in her death at 2 a. rn. today at the Stamford hospital. Palsy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hurley of Avoca, was “play cooking” when her dress caught on fire. She was brought to the hos-pital here yesterday at noon. T.*^ your girl had been out or OKLAHOMA CITY, May ll-WT, commission signed an order today reducing Oklahoma's oil allowables for the remainder of May by 81.000 barrels a day, acting on Governor E W. Marland'* recommendations for a slash to avert a threatened price cut. The reduction, amounting to 18 2-3 per cent, was made effective today and left Oklahoma's allowable for the remainder of the month at 405.000 barrels dally. Chairman Reford Bond and Jack Walton, member of the commission. met. in the governor s office to sign the drastic emergency order and Commissioner A. S. J. Shaw telephoned from Fort Worth, he concurred In the move. Oil Chiefs Ponder 'Shutdown' Wages HOUSTON, May ll—iTP)—Execu-i tives of Texas’ major oil companies , today studied field pay rolls to de-• termine whether to pay worker* their salaries during the Saturday a* ' iSunday shutdown* ordered by •cinel for two weeks. Next year j the Texas railroad commission, she wa* to have been in the third I The practice in the past hasbeen grade. She was born in Wichita ' to pay the salaries during the Sun-Falls, January 2. 1929, and came : day shutdowns but the added day to Avoca from McCamey with her hid the paymasters puzzled parents last fall. sured. Lewis To Stay Out Of Penn Primaries WASHINGTON, Mav ll - Ph- big powers from recognizing Italy's John L. Lewis intends to stay out conquest of his former realm slim- Pennsylvania during the demo-m?r than ever.    cratic primary campaign, informed Ethiopia's King of Kings was on persons said today, at least until his way here to make a personal after next Tuesday s primary clec-appeal to the league council, but Mon- before his train arrived it was Tile C. I. O. chief is backing estabTiih learned that Soviet Russia and Lieut. Gov. Thomas Kennedy for China had moderated their stands j the democratic nomination for gov-against, the recognition plan. ernor. but friends said he would This was the result of negotla- neither issue a statement nor take tions outside formal sittings of the the stump in Kennedy's behalf beround, which convened Monday, fore the primary. Maxim Litvinoff. for Russia, Kennedy, secretary of Lewis’ Unisaid he was convinced nothing Mine Works, is running against could    be gained    by    “prolonging; Charles Alvin Jones, Pittsburgh the    agony’’ beyond    tomorrow    s    ses-    I lawyer, and Charles J. Margiotti, recently dismissed as state attorney general. Senator Guffey (D-Pa), C I. O. leaders and labor’s nonpartisan league also are backing Kennedy. Swatow, to aid the 189 Britons reported in danger. Unconfirmed Chinese reports said that Chinese troops hid in dugouts during a bombardment of the city and then, when Japanese believed they had fled and sent a landing party ashore, they emerged and in-liicted heavy casualties on a force of 500 bluejackets. Japanese navy men landed yesterday on the eastern part of Amoy island, intending to reduce the strong Chinese fortifications there, a new base for themselves on the coast between Shanghai and Hong Kong, and prevent the landing of shipments of war materials from foreign countries. Bids Asked On Local Highway Buildings sion. China's delegate, Dr. V. L. Wellington Koo, was said to have recognized that Britain's fleet In the Far East could be strengthened— ! and thus become a possible deter-! rent to Japan': activities—only lf Anglo-Italian understanding runs j smoothly. And for such accord recognition of Italy** Ethiopian empire was recognized as an es- Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, post-sential condition.    I    poned.    cold. NATIONAL Boston at Cincinnati; ram and cold. postponed. Announcement was made in Austin today that the state highway department has invited bids, May 24. for construction of a division blacksmithshop. carpentry and paint shop, equipment storage building and moving and remodeling a galvanized iron building here. All the buildings will be located behind the division warehouse. Estimated cost of tin’ structures, all of corrugated metal, is $9,000. More Useful Dirt From TV A— TENNESSEE CLAY WILL MAKE FINE CHINAWARE W ®LAKE®LEE I by cheap Oriental labor.    I purest of its kind known in the Associated Press Science Editor In the past three years the lab- ; world, indeed it is so pure that man-NORRIS, Tenn., May ll — (JP)_ oratory under direction rn R. E. ufacturers had difficulty in making The ceramic laboratory ol TVA at i Gould. bas completed in day and china. Some of them said it could Norris dam today reported discov- niRht w<Jrk t5«* equlvalcnt of trn not be donr Tbf ceramic scient- .veais of ordinary experimentalists solved this trouble by adding Three problems were presented. The ar impurity. They put in a few first, to find the raw materials, is hundredths of one per cent of lig-finished. The ancient clay comes nite, from North Carolina in the vicin- Work on the second problem, ity of Spruce Pine.    mass production methods has ad- Josiah Wedgewood, famous Eng- vanced so far that a skilled work- j Ti.,„    I    china    manufacturer, was the man at the TVA laboratory needs thmi nnw    any- first to call attention to the deposits only five minutes to cast intricate thing now made in American china but they were supposed to be too china plate designs that ordinarily K?    |lmltWl fV0mmrrCla: USP' GOUld' reqUlr° thrr° qUartm 0f aI1 h0Ur- qualltjes of flne ln coop(.ratlon wlth spruce Pine The third problem was a new commercial companies, found that kind of electric furnace for mak-this single section of the Tennessee I ing china This also has been part-vailey has enough clay to last the ly solved In laboratory size. It is United Sta.es IOO years.    not    necessary, Gould said today, to The clay, almost pure    white,    use    electric furnaces, but if a    suc cours from granite that literally c*ssful commercia! electric furnace dissolved over a period of    many    can    be designed it will be a    new million* of years. It assays    as the j    tool    for the ceramic industry. Faith Cited As Aid To Progress Fifth Meeting For Abilene Business Clinic Conducted Faith in the rity of Abilene, faith in its future and faith rn its ability to accomplish anything it sets out to do were among the strongest recommendations made today by Abilene business men attending the fifth of a series of six “bututs* clinics” for establishment of an "Abilene Forward" program. Under the chairmanship of C. M, Caldwell, oil man and ranchman, about 50 businessmen heard Dr. O T. Anderson and James Blythe of Chicago streps the importance of a unified civic program. "Miracles have been worked in towns of the United States by just such gatherings as this and others of this series," Blythe stated. In another part of his talk, Blythe stressed the importance of Abilene's colleges to the town and cited instances from other cities showing what the loss of student buying means to the merchants. Including the suggestions made at the morning meeting, almost 800 Athenians have written their ideas See CLINIC, Pg. 13, C ol. 7 The Weathei the helium act requiring unanimous pastor. Funeral will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 o’clock at the Avoca Methodist church, with the Rev. Joel V. Grimes, Baptist pastor, in charge. He will be assisted by the Rev. F. O. Garner, Methodist pastor of Avoca and the Rev. Jones, Stamford Christian church Walter Pyron, vice president of the Gulf, said his company had come to no decision. Executives of other companies. Humble. Shell and Texas company, said the suddenness of the order caught them unprepared and they had not come to any decision regarding the pay of thousands of workers in the fields. Burial will be made in the Spring J Creek cemetery with Kinney Funeral home In charge of arrangements. Survivors arc the parents, the grandmother and two sisters, Jean and Frances Ann. Paralysis Victim Buried At Ovolo EASTLAND. May lf.—(Spl.)— Burial of Wylie Kenneth Tucker, three-year-old infantile paralysis victim, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M Tucker of Eastland, who died Tuesday. was this afternoon at Ovalo cemetery. Previously services were conducted at the First Methodist church in Eastland. The infant had been 111 eight days.    . Grand Jury Will Convene Thursday Rotary Picks Big Spring For Next District Meet agreement by the munitions board I the sale of helium could not be made until all six agreed the helium involved “Is not of military importance.” “Each member of the board.” he added, “lias a right to exercise his own discretion." Ickes. who serves with the secre- j taries of state, war. navy, treasury and commerce on the board, has ' contended that there was no definite assurance that Germany would See HELIUM, Pg. 13, Cal 6 Electro's Gas Rate Ordinance Repealed ELECTRA, May ll.—(/P)—The city commission last night repealed a recently enacted ordinance directing a reduction of more than 20 per cent In natural gas rates to be charged domestic consumers within the incorporated limits of Electra. The action was taken following a report from City Attorney C. P. fingering to the effect, that Fed- Taylor county grand jury tomor-eral District Judge William Atwell row will convene for the second had issued a temporary order Sat- time during this term of 42d dis- ing Eyron England, local secretary urday at Dallas, restraining the trict court to make investigation spoke at a secretary's breakfast city commission from enforcing the into ll new cases.    There    were    over 612 delegates at- ordinance passed on March 28, Bob Black district attorney, said tending the convention Blanken The ordinance railing for r. re- that no major criminal cases will ship said. Rotary Anns were honor* Auction of domestic rates horn 75 be invc teated. The Juror*arc ex- ed at several luncheons and ar Bn ted to complete their lnvestlga- -    *n is within one day It will be final regular meeting of the nd jury for this term of court. Second annual conference of the 127th district of the Rotary International will be held in Big Spring next year, Roscoe Blankenship. Abilene president, said today. Blankenship attended the three day ataff, he opened fire on the mteg district meeting at Breckenridge rallsts. Military and police relief RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, May ll.-t.P)—President Getulio Vargas, pistol in hand, personally led de* fenders of Guanabara presidential palace today as government forces swiftly smothered a fascist revol$ against its authoritarian regime. An undetermined number of reb* els were killed or wounded and hundreds were arrested. The short-lived uprising, inspired by the outlawed integralist (green* shirt) faction, flared and died in, the heart of the capital, where street disorders and futile assaults on public buildings marked Its In* effective course. PLOT KNOWN Police declared they had advance knowledge of the plotted rebellion and said they had even slipped agents Into the ranks of the lnteg-ralists to follow more closely progress of the scheme to overthrow Vargas, totalitarian ruler of Brazil since his seizure of power in hi* coup of Nov. IO, 1937, A gun fight at the presidential pa lac3 between besieging fascist* and argas’ household staff highlighted the abortive rebellion, For three and a half hours th* heart of the city was in agitation, with traffic disrupted and police detachments ranging the danger zona suppressing revolutionaries. Hundreds were arrested. Firing echoed through downtown Rio De Janeiro and uncounted casualties resulted from the fighting. The minister of war, General Eurico Gasper Dutra, was wounded slightly. AIRLINE ATTACKED The rebels also made en attack on the Pan-American Airways airport near the center of Rio Da Janeiro but were beaten off. The only brief measure of succes* the grceiyshirts had was at the naval arsenal, which was captured and held briefly. Then a bayonet charge by a forca of marines brought rebel sqrrendef at that point and the rebellion collapsed. The war minister stated that} Plinio Salgado, leader of the integralist, headed the rising, but thats the actual field commander was Belmlro Valdeverde. member of tha high command of the party befor® its dissolution. PRESIDENT COOL The integralist thrust at Guana* bara palace nearly succeeded, however. Witnesses said it might hav® worked if it had not been for tht cool, quick action of the president himself. Disguised as soldiers and sailors, the tntegralists marched up to th* palace, posing as the regular relief for the palace guard. The retiring j guard apparently was decided. But the household staff, realizing what was going on, notified th* president shortly after the spurious guard took over. Vargas summoned aid from th* war, navy and police departments. Then, arming his family and palace that closed yesterday afternoon. Thirty-five Rotarians from the Abilene club attended at least one of the three day meetings Ed Shumway, official song leader, Blankenship and Ed Stewart were at every meeting. Stewart served as master-of-cere-monies at an Informal get-together of the members Sunday night. Don Moms spoke on International Service at a luncheon Monday. Amelia Bakerville of Abilene 'christian college, plated violin selections at the same luncheon. Tuesday morn- Set REVOLT. Pf. 3, Col I What Is Your News 1.0.? cents to 50 cents per thousand cubic feet and corresponding scaling down of commercial rates was fir.Y passed on February 28 was AND DOUBLE CHECK eiv of vast wealth in 100,000,000-year old day of the Tennessee valley, which promises a new American industry in making fine china. The new wares have already been made In a unique electric furnace a' the dam. the translucent English dinner plate, and of the Japanese porcelains which combined hold about 50 per cent of the American china business. Through mass production methods, it is hoped, that the new techniques will enable American workmen to supply a market now held Abilene and vicinity Fair tnn.jht and Thursday, (lightly warmer tonight Weal Texas (west nf 100th meridian*: Fair tonight and Thursday, warmer in aoutheast and aouth central port rn- tonight Fast Texas (east of 100th meridian*: Chicagoan Arrested For Writing Hot Checks lo Cover Cold Ones afternoon tea. Linton H. Estes 0f Wichita Falls designated as the district's nominee for the governorship of the district to be elected at, the International Rotary sessions. Retiring governor was J. Edd McLaughlin of Ralls,    ! Abilenians Named Pythian Officials Fair tonight and Thursday warmmer tonight H.sheet temperature yesterdx; Lowest temperature tim re. in HOUSTON, May 11—(^—Knights I ct Pythias of the grand lodge of Walter | er previous checks on his depleted 1 ***** and Pythian Sisters elected officers today and chose Waco for the 1939 convention city as their annual business sessions neared a close. WeyIon r Frasier of Waco was elected grand chancellor bv the Knights. He served during the past J ear as vice chancellor. Mrs Jeanette Hensley of Santa Anna was named grand chief of the Pythian Sisters in separate session. Oilier grand officers elected by the Knights included: Frank E. Smith, Abilene, grand vice chan- , Dry thermometer J Wk (h»m-’>m*'*r Relative hum.',ity lmn>.    CHICAGO. May ll - re >    H. Wood. 55-yetr-old plumbing equipment executive, was under arc's*.    rest today after telling an amaz ing story of check writing. vi am    Assistant State's Attorney Rich ard B. Austin said Wood told of V)    writing 12,000 worthless checks dur- V*    mg the past year in an effort to m    keep ahead of his creditors. st    The    prosecutor said    Woods fi- “    nancial troubles began    three years    I manner.    He    estimated si ago after he had suffered a $12,0001 would lose $8,200. ** fire loss. For several months, he Wood is president of the Modern Ta    added, Wood cashed more than I,-    Equipment company and headed    !cellor. Ta    (XX) checks a month for as much as    the bankruptcy division of the fed-    I Tho    grand    temple of the    Pvthian -    53000    R day-    era! department    of    Justice in Chi* Sisters    elected    officers including Austin said he kept cashing    caRo from 1921 to 1928. He was    Mrs MIttie Phillips, Tyler,    grand ti    checks a* currency exchanges to    charged wiUi operating a confidence    senior    chief;    Mrs Prances    Radies JU    obtain    luiids to pac debts and coy*    game.    Abilene,    grand    junior. account. A 48-hour period was required to clear a check. By the time it had cleared. Austin said, new checks had been cashed to rover it. Austin said Woods financial status was disclosed when operators of a currency exchange sent a check to the bank to be certified instead of clearing it in the usual creditors ....JSt.. - Each question counts 20; each part of a two-part question, IO. A score of 60 is fair; 80, good. Answers on page 9. 1. Identify this governor who fears if he leaves his state the lieutenant governor will call a special legislative session. Who is the lieutenant governor? 2. The British prime minister assured the French premier that Britain would aid Czechoslovakia should it be attacked. True or false? 3 Did the Ontario government grant the father of the Dionne quintuplets the custody of his daughters and control of their education? 4 Is the insignia of Gov. Philip La Follettes party, the National Progressives of America. i a) a yellow torch on a blue background, (b) a blue X on a white background in a red circle (c) a red hammer and sickle on a yellow background? 5. With what power is Outer Mongolia allied? ;

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