Abilene Reporter News, May 21, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

May 21, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1938, Abilene, Texas I WEST TEXAS! )^{    I NEWSPAPER VOL. LYU, NO. 361. Wat Sfatlenc Reporter ~“WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES/’-Byron Associated Pre** (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS. SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 21, 1938—EIGHT PAGES Patted Presa (PP) PRICE 5 CENTS ON EVE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS- Europe Tensed As Czechs Mobolize Army Reserve Band Contest Awards Close Festival Tonight Senior Judge Of Events Will Give Address Research Director Warns Youths Not To Believe All That They Are Taught Band Parade And Marching Contest Highlight Meet Closing a three day music competition festival during, which thousands of high school bend members have visited Abilene, contest results will be announced and awards presented at 8:30 tonight at Fair Pa*rk auditorium. FORMAL CEREMONY The presentation will be made !n formal ceremony, after which Dr. Frank Simon of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music will address the young musicians. Dr. Simon, a charter member of the American Bandmasters association, twice Its president, and director of the famous ARMCO band is senior judge of the events today. He made a special trip from Ohio to Abilene to judge the festival. PHILADELPHIA. Pa.. May 21. (JP)—Young men and women were warned today to not believe too much of what their science professors teach as facts. Dr, Willis R. Whitney, director of research of the General Electric company, speaking at the closing symposium of a three-day ceremony dedicating the Benjamin Franklin memorial, declared the minds of youth should not be cluttered up and pre-fashloned according to the ideas of their elders. ‘‘It's called electricity,” he said in discussing America’s principal commercial product, but no one knows what it is exactly how it works, or the possibilities in it. ‘‘Although our knowledge of it grows continuously, its ‘essence’ may never be entirely appreciated,” Dr. Whitney dec lr red. Benjamin Franklins first experiments in electricity were made more than 150 years ago, he added, but even today "it offers more room for the imagination of youthful minds than ever and the service it renders will be proportional to the speculations and ex periments of un-irhibited youth.”    speculations ana ex- Abf.s Woiman, professor of sanitary engineering at th* sms fes as Animated Letter No Reduction On Air Today In WPA Rolls Hess Leading In Oregon Nip And Tuck Poll New Dealer Takes 1430 Vote Lead Over Governor CZECHOSLOVAKIA 'READY FOR EVERYTHING', PRESIDENT SAYS Crisis Most Critical Since World War Benes Declares PRAGUE, May 21—(UP)-President Eduard Benes, in a speech at Tabor today, said that the present cr:sis was the most critical since the World war—when the republic was born—and added: ‘‘We must conduct ourselves in a manner that permits no errors. We must guard peace and keep steady eyes and a clear goal.” “We muse not permit ourselves to be disunited but must stick together and complete our national unity. “We are not afraid of the days ahead. We are not afraid at all. We are prepared for everything.” The president, w-ho was the country’s foreign minister for 17 years end is considered one of Europe's most skilled diplomats, said he hoped a war could be averted. Two Flights Round Out Observance Of Air Mail Week Abilene’s celebration of National Assignment Clerk Has Received No Order For A Cut No reduction has been made in Yesterday was one of the most uke^Worai    I    nylor    count>"«    rolls PORTLAND, Ore.. May 21.—(ZP)— The Influence of the new deal and organized labor teetered back onto tho ascendary today when Henry L. Hess gained a 1,430-vote lead over Governor Charles H. Martin in the Oregon primary for democratic nomination as governor. Returns from 1,141 of the state’s 1,681 precincts gave Hess 40,405 and Martin 38,975. It was the first time since Martin mads a sensational stand in the agricultural counties last night that Hess had regained his earlier advantage. The changing vote came primarily from Clackamas and Mult- ! nomah counties, lumber industrial Germany Accepts areas figuring in the Martin fight r l. rii n I I against labor violence.    \_Z6Cm v-,011 V^Olmiy Hess, described by Martin as a John L. Lewis CIO candidate, looked to reports from 210 missing precincts in labor s chief strongholds to draw him back toward the 200-vote leadership he once held. Martin hoped for additional strength in 179 missing precincts in the well-populated farming country. Other missing precincts were scattered and minor. Hess, supported by Senator George W. Norris, Nebraska independent, and in effect by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, who censured Martin as not a new dealer “at 1 heart,” drew his votes primarily within 1 from iumbering counties. BERLIN. May 21—(UP)—Official circles in Berlin said that there was no reason for alarm today at the decision of the Czechoslovak government to call some army reserves t< the colors. In nazi circles, the idea that any sort of German action in line with that of the Czechoslovak cabinet was possible was deprecated. It was denied that there was any truth in reports of mobilization or concentration of German troops in Silesia or Bavaria. It was even said that Fuehrer Adolf Hitler had undertaken a week-end automobile trip from his mountain villa at Berchtesgaden, in Ba- j varia. and that he would be at EDUARD BENES Czechoslovak assertion that the troops were to be used only to ensure a peaceful election. JOLT TO EUROPE The Czechoslovak governments action hit Europe like an electric shock. It came at a time when fears that Adolf Hitler, the key man of Europe, might be preparing to exert in Czechoslovakia the “protective interest” he asserts in C^er-, mans outside Germany’s frontiers. Already he had sent shivers of apprehension through European foreign offices. Diplomatic tension was at its highest point since Hitler’s seizure of Austria. There was serious-concern in the British and French foreign offices. The Czechoslovakia municipal elections in 1,000 towns, which start tomorrow and which have stirred widespread clashes between Czechs and Sudeten minority Germans, kA LA    ti , suddenly brought the situation to MOD Action I hrcot apoint approaching that of crista. Diplomats, with or without rem-LA VERNIA. May 21 — <UP) — son, feared that Hitler might de-I Sr archers found the beaten and clde to take the opportunity, with ravished body of 12-year-old Hope Prance and Italy embroiled over I Elizondo in a pasture near the intervention in the Spanish civil banks of Cibolo creek today. She war and *1^ italian-British re-had been missing from her home lotions cooled in consequence, to since FridaY morninR    impose his will upon Czechoslovak- A 27-year-old negro suspect    was    ta    using the electoral disturbances arrested even before the child’s    body    as    an excus*. Deputies whisked him incident SERIES to the Wilson county jail at Flores- A serles oi incidents which Ville for safekeeping in the    face    *    ht German-Czechoelovak    re- tJJ cht'd fmth p Tin    lauona * * head created an    al* Wewoka    daf foTSfoof cZLTTJNorth 1    gradTtLT^Sses ^fshe STjSS£    « otrn^ys mem-1 !°c WF*    zr. i&TxrsrkSzfiz    45    ^^    i sruveintwst to oe,m“ A“ Troop Call To Insure Peace, Czechs Say Fear Germany May Strike As France And Italy Spar Over Spanish Problem (Copyright, 1938, By United Press.) LONDON, May 21.—(UP)—Czechoslovakia called to the colors today one year’i contingent of it* army reserve, and sent a thrill of anxiety and alarm to every corner of Europe. It was asserted officially and emphatically that the reserves were called out to insure peace and order in the municipal elections which start tomorrow, and it was added specifically that their assembly was not aimed against anyone outside the country. But the fear was immediate in all chancelleries that the situation in Europe had been made even more explosive. The great fear was that the German government might consider the call provocatory and that it might in turn increase German military precautions, ignoring the colorful days of the celebration, be- two planes tour the surrounding P®5* m°oth and none has been j SENATORIAL RESULTS Ing highlighted by a mammoth    territory to pick up air mail in a    ordered for the near future, rec-1    In the    senatorial    races,    Willis    E downtown parade bv all of the    feeder    demonstration and an    ani-    ords of the Abilene area office re-    Mahoney    had a comfortable    lead    i Munich    tomorrow    noon    to    turn the competing bands and a band    ^ this morning. A static quota    over U. S. Attorney Carl G    Don-    ! Ural    spade    of    earth    for    the    new 4 , . . . „    B1* Spring to Abilene.    for WPA worker* was set up Mey1augh for    the    democratic    nomina-    I»ibway system there, marching contest last night at Mar-    ,    Th*    animated letter will be    Mrs.    6- and the number of workers has 1 Hon and    Rufus C. Holman,    state Uln-S mmons unwfrsit> .vadium.    ;    Doug    Doan of KkBC’s staff.    She    beeh kePt to this number, Pauline    treasurer,    apparency had won tire The Abilene chamber of cora-    went to Big Spring last night car-1 Van Horn, area assignment clerk merce had prepared four special    lying with her a huge air mail let-    said- trophies for the parading groan    ter addressed to the Abilene sta-    The number of workers employ- TTophy for Chass A bands in the tk>n. With the letter cancelled and ed in Taylor county May 6 when IT j »1° ^ ichool marked with the Big Spring air 1118 static quota was established, band of Wewoka. O.tla. Tnmhy for mau cachet, Mrs. Doan will board waa 862- The number employed as Class B went to Altus Ok la and the airliner at 4:45 this afternoon of yesterday was 874, a slight introphy in Class C went to Pecos for Abilene. At 5:15, she is ached-    rather    a    cut    of the rolls, high school. South Junior high of    uled to begm a short w-ave bread-1 “Whenever a person is removed Waco earned off honor* n th? cast to the local station giving de- from the WPA rolls, either be-Junior high school division. Abilene, tailed description of the flight and cause of inability to do a day s as host did rot comn->.    mail handling procedure.    w°rk or for other reasons ” said    RAN/I    I..,,* EAGLE BAND SCORES    The    short    wave    broadcast    from    Miss Van Horn, “he is Sdu“!J I S^100* "Olid ISSUC St    Ii?*.*!?}*    the    airport    will    also    replaced by another man who has Ravished Body Of Girl Found Negro Whisked To Floresville In republican nomination over former senator Robert N. Stanfield.. The republican race for the gubernatorial nomination was a runaway for Charles A. Sprague, publisher of a Salem newspaper, who has 30,000 votes to less than 10,000 for Sam H. Brown, farmer, closest of his six opponents. North Pork Voting Diplomas Given To 45 Winters Seniors Sedric Poe Wins Student Award WINTERS, May 21—(Spl)—“Virtues Conditioning Success” was topic of the address given by Dr. W. T. Morelock. president of Sui Ross ratings were    ,    ing *rom the federal communica-1 static quota and cannot increase Division two—Central nigh. Okla- tions commission in Washington. the number of people we now e;n-honia Cky, Division three Amaril- if it 1$ nct received before time but w,e are not reducing that i-    for the flight, Mrs. Doan will give number.” trict registered their votes for and Sedric Poe was presented the tiad ^ returned home. Jackson-Holcomb individual merit in Lavernia to find out why she School authorities reported that she had against a $9,900 bond issue for       , new school building.    {cup for the most outstanding stu- nct ^ ln a^Qol alI day The ballot box is located at the cfnL selected by vote of the lac- The    Parted    her    daily lo. San Angelo. crass B bands: Division one- I her description of the flight on The    SWM question regarding the stat-! school ITT J q* AteJtT* elation    members Division    ’    Stephen    T.    \    ^tVeSer^L^?.    fSS!    I    » TS"'.!:.? ^ I ?!*«'• ">• ■»“    “    8    ^ First German troop movements on the Czechoslovak frontier. The German general staff admitted the movements to the British ambassa- two-mile walk to school yesterday dor    but    Marted    that they had no relation to any political situation and Involved mere- Anatta h\oh nf nnin'MNihu Th« ^«ier demonstration ta to be JY    raised    yesterday    wnen    I    this    morning    and    will    close    a*    7    8*ve a snorr ann mieresung mum a    f    offlcers citlz#.ns -nd I UUcai situation and involved mere- cSS Wink ravww tiir^Mon"    ^the    American    Aff-    purity Judge Ue R. York and J.: o'clock knight    on    Rcad    Ah<?ad    for    GirIs"    50^mSSrs of the^HoresvUle CCC ly a normal transfer of troops from ahans-Wickett.    I    I    Congress-    Under    the    terms    of    the    plan    be-    ?ldv.Ed!m    farap    searched    the wooded country | wlnter to some quarters. Some dlp- tt^tPrUlrwv(«Sn°Vf«^gX.nI    kinson, are    to    pick up    mail from EMPLOYABLES ONLY Lu v. u    ? tw Crane, White nine towns. The mail wUl be con-: Thi* Oak high of Longview, Stators centrated here for transfer to the engineer, Panhandle Division three—Roff    *irHn*r« nubile school Oklahoma    airliners.    projects are under a program ol C ass F banc? Avision one- Z--  J    employable people. By tills method, Division    one-    Funer<||    C    * r    many persona who are partly dts- abled ar« 8*ven (^portunity to work Haskell    Woman    ^ WPA li the project superinten- aents report that the partly dis Mound the Elizondo farm all night. Sheriff George R. Boothe and a c“£iu: Division nn-p,.    •*.- .. Union Oro™ hl.h of otado- ,    ...    f    «    l.f    St    ^    f    ’    CrN bu?’ ^^ ™    —    —• morning, B. c. Rogers, area    over a 20-year    period.    JI    JI hT'™    Un"    thia    morning. He reported to    Second—The Sudeten German r, explained that the WPA    -—— —-—-!der    d,rec^}Pn    °[ R«,^ t.erson    hls 0ffice at Floresville that she    minority party’s alwupt refusal to  j __* .      rv.L    i?a/i    * DIiia fie nu Ka XL/ali’’* **T iii- lomats pointed out that troop movements before the Austrian annexion had been denied. Britain Keeps Eye On Reich Assurance Asked As Troops Move Toward Frontiers BERLIN, May 21.—(AV-The British ambassador, Sir Nevile Henderson, today asked the German foreign office the second time for assurances that troop movements toward the frontiers Germany wants to expand were only routine training moves. The British envoy was closeted an hour with Joachim von Ribben-tfjp, Ct moan 'ore(ga minister. Sir Neville was assured yesterday by von Ribbentrops deputy that Germany s goose-stepping warriors usually are transferred from town to country camps at this season. LONDON. May 21.—UP)—Foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax hurriedly returned to the foreign office today to take the helm of British, foreign policy personally in the face of increasingly dangerous Ger-man-Czech incidents. Prime Minister Neville Camber-lain kept in close touch with the dangerous situation. British officials displayed concern over the Sudeten German minority’s refusal to negotiate with. the Czech government unless prior guarantees were received. This, Britons felt, would be putting the cart before the horse since such guarantees then could not come into the negotiations. negotiate with the Czechoslovak 12 Killed As Rebels Bombard Madrid MADRID, May 21—(An—At least 12 persons were killed and about South junior high. Waco. Division two—Lubbock Junior high Lubbock. Amarillo and Central high were each penalized one division for be ing on the field past the deadline. I    ,^May 21~fun<'raI for abJ™**” ^etJRpable ot d3in«    will    take    examinations    here Today, class A and B bands were J1™’ £ L’,2idw*U*^?dent of Has’    s    worlc    ^    a«    ^taineu    Tuesday in competition for two .i # i i j    kell since 1P20 who died at her horn* H not. they are not reassigned. '    n,.    ----- patrol will take examinations here Rose running off their final band playing competition. The Class B tournament started this morning at 7:30 and was to continue through the noon hour. Class A comuetitlon was to begin at 2 o'clock this afternoon and be closed by the performance See BAND MEET, Pf. 2, Col. 4 kell since 1P20 who died at her home not reassigned Canedo Granted Second Reprieve June 24 Set As Death Date AUSTIN. May 21—(UP)—A reprieve until June 24 was granted today for Selanes Canedo. who was to have been electrocuted after midnight at the Huntsville penitentiary as slayer of Joseph W. Daly in San Antonio. It was the second reprieve for Canedo. He had been sentenced to die April 22. A 30-day stay was granted then by Governor James V. Allred at request of Mexican Consul General Jose Guadalupe Pineda. That exhausted the governor’s individual power of clemency. Recently the state pardon board was •>Ptified that the investigators were making progress. After a consultation between the pardon board and governor this morning the additional time was granted. Daly was slain Nov. 26, 1936. He was convicted on the theory that the slaying was part of a robbery. Whether the killing was a hired slaying was said to be the matter under Investigation. Had no additional clemency been ordered, the execution would have been on Sunday. Official* recall no mmnm*. * assigned to Amarillo    and    Harlin-    heart of the Future    Farmers    was SrUool Official Ic gen. M. L. Berry,    now    captain    presented a white wool sweater    with    viiiwwii at Amarillo will go    to    Wichita    FFA. emblem from    the Winters Falls and Capt. John    Draper will I chapter. Supt. E. D.    Stringer    pre- —    TW    AAA    VV AAI    v..w.»vv,    *    *V    n    V    I    Vt    (    ii    R    jJv*    * the Willow cemetery under direc- cannot do the work, the proton of Holden's funeral home. jcct superintendent cannot be Survivors are her    husband. F. L.    blamed lor wanting him replaced. Caldwell of Gonzales; four daugh-    It makes the work more expensive Mrs Same Shrif° w U[,    *l is bad tor the morale of the be moved from Wichita Falls to sented diplomas. Mrs. bailie Shriver of Haskell; Mrs. workers who are capable”    Dallas    ' i«ni o    BorRer:    Mrs’    Ro*ers clted following let-    Sergeants who    will    Uke    the tests Frank C. Wilson of    Fort Stockton;    ter from S S Tucker deoutv state    (nrh,£    n    w    VS? and two sisters, Mrs. Allie New- admm^rftor ^ng ’the^ta12    ‘    ^ AMlene’ S^a M.rH? ^e£L°H • ,and MrA I Uie arM: ’Effective immediately, Clara Martin of Paducah.    ^ new assignments or reassign- Abilenian Candidate    m    ££    ^itn 10 dfllh Rnd rav For Patrol Vacancies SwuS Wilkes'1    DeputJ'    sheriff charlM Fuller    ‘*° lon« ATTcrrrv a, „ rr    .    trS    compoed    ‘of    Ruby    1    ’pumped more than 20 AUSTIN,    May    21.-(UP)-‘mir-    NeU Mosl<y, Evelyn    B^Tand    Luani    negro    cotton-picker,    four mUes    intended to be the government• |    ■    ta    Madrjrh«    R«iam.«e. teen    sergeants    of    the    Texas    motor    collinlworS    aana    “To    a    wild    from    Lavernia- anQ    arrested the    olive branch u> Konrad Henlein,  ------ *----- *    I collins*orth sang lo a Wlia nan just In time to save him from German minority leader. It was as- lynching at the hands of a mob. i serted yesterday, also, that the Fuller questioned the negro, but    government offered it not as a ? ould    not reveal what    he had learn-1 fiat take-it-or-leave-it offer but as basis for negotiations. This as-,    .    ,    .    ,_, as made by Premier Milan    as e a>j In d’ Three consulate servants were I E WES PR4GI F    killed    and    five injured. Eight per- Thlrd—H.nlfin s sudden .nd ray    ”rf. M"<1 *n.d    "ou"dfd Caskey, principal of high I government regarding the proposed f    nre-dawn Fuller minorities sUtute ‘so long as ter-    '    t    P a ? ^    bombardment    in which insurgent re than 20 shells Into    Madrid's    Salamanca residential district. A large shell crashed Into the two-story Venezuelan    consulate, decapitating    Eduardo    Lozano, brother of former Consul Isidro Lo- Sure Of Acquittal Draws Life Term In Sweetheart's Slaying CORPUS CHRISTI. May 21 -(VTP) — Fred Furst. convicted of shooting to death Ruby Mae Hill, a night club hostess and his sweetheart. while she slept, faced a life sentence in the Texas state penitentiary today. Furst was sentenced at the conclusion of his trial in criminal distr let court here yesterday. He expressed himself as satisfied with I the verdict and said that he would not appeal the case. merits except between projects may be issued except those made in replacing workers who resign or whose release is effected in accord with existing regulations. However, you are authorized to continue to employ the number now working, plus those reporting to projects for whom assignments have already been made. That is, your adjusted quota is the number you now have at work, plus the number who report for work in response to assignments or reassignments now outstanding.” The letter was dated May 5. The Weather Abient and vicinity: Mostly cloudy to-nljht And SundAy, W*At Tax aa: <’*«* t of 100th mertdiAn) PArtly cloudy tonlfht And SundAy, prob Ably Mo vt r i in PAnhAndlc, cooler in Tah-hAndlt tonight. EA»t Text* (aah of 100th mtndiAn): Mostly cloudy tonight And SundA\ Hlghtit ttmperAture yeAttrdAy **8 94. Lowtft temperature th la morning wa* 71 i Jap Youth Kills 27 OKAYAMA, Japan, May 21. —(AV-Police said Mutsuo Toi, 22-year-old deranged youth, was being hunted in a forest after he had killed 27 persons with a shotgun. The youth, according to police, left his bed during the night md went through his home town. Kamomachi, killing sleeping men, women and children. AUSTIN. May 21-(UP) — Miss Edgar Ellen Wilson, second assis- Prague right wing newspaper Nar- odni Polit lka said he was going from the Austrian Alps to visit Hit- . .    .    ,    .    ._. . . gone to the “Alps,” coutnry unspe- state school superintendent Uermans said merely that he had was con dent today that she would    th    „A1 coum un .?_foLe.„ni!?.Lon !hfl citied, for a vacation. state Fourth—The almost unprecedent- sterious departure from Prague J m a bulidln$ opposite the consulate, three days before the election. The Rail Body Slashes Oil Division's Pay AUSTIN. Mav 21—(A*)—Two-day statewide shutdown of Texas oil charge that she misapplied state i^urth—Tile almost unprecedent |*ields has necessitated a temporary Ifu^-    t    J    ly bitter campaign rn the German **v    Cdt    for a11 <«m” Only the charge to the jury and press ngAinst the Czechoslovaks. Ployes of the 011 and «as division arguments by lawyers remained be- apparen{Iy dlrectly inspired by the  ...................... fore the jurors deliberate. No re- government and splashing the buttal was offered by the state aft- newspapers with such banner cr Miss Wilson testified yesterday llnPS M ‘intolerable Czechs Pro-afternoon denying that she had vocation ’’ It was similar to the ever used a ' penny ’ of college en- anti-Au$trian govemmrnt cam-trance examination fees without au-1 thorization.    CRISIS, Pg. J, Cot I COMMISSIONERS DEFER ACTION ON LATTER— CITY PROPERTY REVENUE VS. WATER RATE HIKE DEBATED or the state railroad commission. Commissioners pointed out today '.he division was reported by a production tax on crude and revenues were decreased by the Saturday and Sunday closings. They said they could not reduce the force because conservation work was increasing. The five per cent cut is effective on May salary checks, which employes will receive May 31. Firemen Save IOO In Hotel Blaze SAN FRANCISCO. May 21—(Ah —About IOO scantily clad men and women were rescued by ladders and nets from a five story hotel as fire and smoke cut off the elevator and stair exits here early today. Fire Chief Charles Brennan said apparently no one was injured and that the flames were confined to tint!* Snyder C-C Defers Action On Executive SNYDER. May 21 .-(Spl.)-New board of directors of the Snyder chamber of commerce met last night but deferred action on election of a secretary-manager to succeed J. W. Scott, who resigned several weeks ago. Pending further study, the city I Will W Hair, commission yesterday postponed ac- I preserving this city s I am In favor of also had to borrow $41,000. paid off “I am not in favor of the water dit and by a special tax levy.    department    having    to    run    the    city,’* tion on proposed increase of water I Pavlng lts debts/*    BOND    PRINCIPAL    DEFAULT    >he added- rates in Abilene.    For    more than a year. in fact. Funeral At Hamlin For B. E. Sparks On the council, the proposal met | since the Fort Phantom Hill project bond principal. Before the end of STAMFORD. May 21-Funeral for B. E. Sparks of Hamlin. 80,    who ,L    .    ,,    I Mayor    Hair, in the general    dis-    died yesterday at the hospital    here. Since 19*4,    tile    city    has    paid    no , cusslons    pointed out that the    city    'v»s set fm 3 p. rn. today at    the strong opposition from Commissioner L. A. Sadler, who contended that property values, rather than rates, should be increased. ‘‘If Fort Phantom Hill reservoir won’t increase values, we shouldn’t have started it. We have been r.et- Members of the board said they ting by the last eight years without probably would name the new sec-Raising water rates,” retary-manager from a list of eight: dared. actually got underw ay with the voting of a $600,000 water revenue bond issue, there has been discussion of increasing revenues of the city either by raised water rates or higher valuations. There was a 124 per cent value hike last year. with a reapportionment of the $2.50 Sadler de- I tax rate to build up bond funds this two-year administration, this will constitute one of the rxavest problems—one requiring even more work than the Fort Phantom Hill program has required during the last year. Commissioner Sadler insisted that the burden of increasing revenue should fall en taxpa\ers, rather has only two main sources of revenue—water and taxes, and that Abilene has nearly four million dollars Invested in its water system. “You cannot make rate comparisons between cities.” he said, “without taking into consideration the ccts which have involved. “Ac San Angelo, they have river supplies at hand: Lubbock has wells. Providing First Presbyterian church, Hamlin. The pastor, the Rev. W. F. Ro-gan, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Henry Littleton. Hamlin Baptist pastor. Burial will be in Highland cemetery beside the grave of his wife. Barrow funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Five sons survive him. They are L S. and T. H of Hamlin. R. T. of or ten applicants within i 6N* , in order that interest might be paid than on water users. “Fort Phantom water in thosp ,wo points doe5 not McAllen. E. F. of Parka, and J. A. few i “We have been getting by by not off ay due. To augment the funds Hill will mean that property In    ox port suipnur. la nam tm toto*#" fifeMNad Haw* anorn IMM UmukVi im ms.xlttsu * wo* mast, bt taiinAi** GQMHA£#1&[| ft* h I sbi&rta aisa mmv* of Port Sulphur. La Nine grand- ;