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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 31, 1938, Abilene, Texas WIST TEXAS' NEWSPAPER VOL. LV III/ NO. 4 Ammu** Presa <AP> Chinese Mass Million Menlo Halt Jap Drive Chiang Directs Attacks On Gen. 1 Doihara's Force By United Press China massed a million men along the northern front today in an effort to break the Japanese drive on Hankow. Risking destruction of the finest Chinese troops, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek personally directed counter-attacks along the Lunghai railroad and the Yellow river designed to wipe out the trapped Japanese column under Gen. Kenji Doihara and to turn back two other columns fighting their way to the rescue. Fighting was intense in the Lan-feng and Kaifeng sectors along the railroad which the invaders were attempting to follow to Hankow Outcome of the battle probably will go far toward determining the fate of the Chinese capital. Far to the south, there were indications that the Japanese were planning an attack on Canton, where four days-of aerial bombardment have cost close to 2.000 Chinese dead and 5.000 wounded. A change in the tactics of the raiding planes prompted some observers to believe they were piloted not by Japanese but European fliers. RAILWAY APPROVED An indication of the determination of the Chinese defenders was Cf)t Abilene Reporter -Betas; “WITHOUT,OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS GOES,"-Byron ABILENE, TEXAS. TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 31, 1938 -TEN PAGES.__ Knifed Pres* (UP) PRICE 5 CENTS ABILENE VISITOR in FINAL SESSION OF TERM— High Court Upholds NLRB Procedure ABILENE PLAYGROUNDS TO PROVIDE 26 ACTIVITIES IN RECREATIONAL PROGRAM WILLIAM MCCRAW # if * M’Craw Arrives In Own Plane Candidate Goes To Winters, Ballinger; Speech Here at 8 Attorney General William McGraw, candidate for governor, virtually made a “flying trip” to Abilene this morning. He will speak here this evening at 8 o'clock. McCraw piloted his own plane here from Dallas, landed at the Abilene municipal airport at 10:30 a. rn. and immediately left for Wanters and Ballinger. He was met at the airport here by a group of Abilene friends, a dele- An extensive summer recreational program has been outlined for children and adults in Abilene by Jim Edwards, WPA recreational supervisor, beginning Wednesday. Twenty-six activities will be carried on at eight Abilene playgrounds, Edwards stated. Twenty-five professional recreational directors, all college trained, will be in charge of the programs. The American Legion swimming pool is donating 150 free swims each week. The Sportsman club is sponsoring a “Knot-Hole Gang” and children who are members will be admitted to the softball games free. A twelve-hole golf putting course is being built at Cobb park and will be completed next week. There will be no charge for children and adults who wish to play, Edwards said. Two new tennis courts are being completed. The Abilene wading pool will be open tomorrow for small children who will wade under supervision. OPEN PLAYHOUSE At Fair Park, where Edwards’ office will be, a playhouse will be open to the public. There will be skating and games of every descrip tion played in the building. Expert supervision will be given in tennis, badminton, ping pong, golf, softball, skating, boxing, tumbling, archery, shuffle board, croquet, roque, horse shoes, box hockey, swimming, wading pools, dramatics, tap dancing, folk dancing, arts, handcraft, singing, rhythm bands, hobby clubs, story telling, picnicking, hiking, pupperty and other activities, Tournaments will be staged at least once every two weeks. Edwards said. The Reporter-News will donate prizes to winners in these contests, Edwards said. The Reporter-News to cooperate with the recreational program will publish every Saturday afternoon activities at the different parks. This page of news will replace the school page. Softball diamonds, archery ranges, croquet yards, basketball courts and volley ball courts will be available within two weeks, Edwards said. The playgrounds open at 9 a. rn. and close at 7 p. rn. every day except Sunday. Playgrounds and directors i n charge are: Cobb park. J. C. Hart, Sue Killebrew, Edgar Wright, and Alva Gray; Fair Park, Robert Bar field, Johnny Phelan and Mary King; Travis school ground, Roy Anding, Mildred McNeil and Pauline Black. College Heights, Clyde Menshew, Mabel Martin and Etrille Williams; Locust, Pearl B. Stuart and J. C. Young; Central, W. K. Bentley, Viola Sarp, J. B. Gamble and Edwards; Americanization, Chano Rivera; negro school, Jessie Bell Fifer. Plaques advertising Abilene’s playground program have been placed here and in surrounding towns, Edwards said. WITH DEADLINE FOR RELEASE PAST— Fear Grows For Safety Of Kidnaped Boy 510,000 Ransom ADMINISTRATION WILL RULE ON REORGANIZATION BILL REVIVAL Roosevelt Confers With Legislative Leaders On Return To White House rr, *«' vr«nnniinrpmpnt that the a *TOUp m AU,irnr    n    u^ic-    WASHINGTON.    May    31.—UP)—President Roosevelt and his coneres- LnnS rrmstrnr- Ration headed by J. P. Stinson and siona] Ueutenants apparently intend to decide late today, or tomorrow. Ellis K. Douthit. His plane was    whether to force    a    showdown on government reorganization    legislation returned to Dallas.    at this session. h LM rip to Th e*' sou th^In ^the^mo tor- ;    ie    Son    ty^a d cr Barkley, Speaker    Bankhead    today as his kidnapers who col- PiunRin* int0 the .m*rKet :qU*re H* mostcrowded hour. government had approved construe tion of a railroad from Centralj China to French Indo-Chlna over which arms could be moved in event a Japanese attack on Canton cuts    ThllenTwere    RobTfc- I ^ House Majority Leader Rayburn. the supply line from the south. The    ??. .    w ™ j* r>    w rwL Thev discussed the reorganization    bill. passed by the senate but ...J    K„ knit* in ohnut or    Kissick,    D    M. Oldham. C.    W Dick. defeated ln the house several week* Ellis Douthit. Jr.. A. K. Doss, Frank ’ Massey, and Tom Garrard of Ta-    aftcr cnPs    of dictators!^ p hoka.    *ere raised against it, but Barkley En route to Winters, where he    indicated that no final decision wras will speak at 12:30 before the Win-    reached as to whether to attempt ters Lions club, the candidate will    revive jt make appearances at Tuscola. Brad-    ’    . shaw and Ovalo to renew acquaint-    Ht “>d th»' a and Madrid, but without causing onces there.    i mtnt    b*    ™cie ln *    1    01 much damage.    i    McCraw    has scheduled an fddttss . two, probably tomorrow, Hr said LONDON—Brit ain vigorovSD    ’    prtn    ;    fi .rn the Runnels county ct.nL- j the statement would be Issued from tested    to    Spains    rebel    general,    j    ouse lawn at 2:30 this afternoon    th# capitoj rathfr than the White Paid Kidnapers Son Of Florida Grocer Is Stolen From His Bed May Withdraw Republic Steel Order, Ruling Board Moves To Seek Reopening Of Ford Case WASHINGTON, May 31. (AP)—Th© supreme court ruled today that the National Labor Relations board may withdraw from the third circuit court of appeals at Philadelphia litigation involving an order directing the Republic Steel corporation to reinstate 6,000 striking employes. REVERSES DECISION Justice Roberts delivered the opinion that reversed a decision by the circuit court Judges refusing permission to withdraw and directing the board to proceed with the litigation by filing a transcript of the record. Justices Butler and McReynolds dissented and Justices Stone and Cardoso did not participate. “The circuit court,” Roberts said, “was without Jurisdiction of the subject matter. If the board had complied with the orders made, a hearing would have resulted re- B ARC ELON A. May 31.-^v_At least 430 persons were killed today    tolrd*wWch wafnot an insurgent air raid on the town of GranoUers, 16 miles north of !wt on of b^rd which was not REBEL AERIAL RAID ON TOWN NEAR BARCELONA KILLS 430 Bombs Drop In Market Square Of Loyalist Town During Busiest Hour PRINCETON.    Fie..    Mar    31.    in an insurgent r ’    Barcelona. That many    bodies were    taken    from    the    ruins    and    authorities (UP)—Fear for    safety    Of    five-    believed IOO more still    were buried. Forty bombs were    dropped by    five    tri-motored    bombers,    12    of    them road could be built in about six months. Elsewhere: SPAIN—Loyalist armies defending the road to Valencia yielded ground slowly to rebel troops advancing from Teruel to the Mediterranean. Airplanes and artillery again struck at the loyalist centers of Barcelona Francisco Franco, against the “de- in Ballinger. liberate’’ sinking of the British I Afterwards, he Is to return to steamship Thorpehall in Valencia/, Abilene about 5 o'clock before a reharbor. and demanded strong discip- j section which has been planned by Unary action against the responsible supporters here at the Hilton hotel, pilots. A French freighter was re-1 The public has been invited to ported hit in the raid and the French government also protested the rebel bombing of the frontier town of Cerbere last week. ROME—Premier Benito Mussolini disclosed that Italy’s support of the Fpanish rebels had so far cost: 2,-032 Italian dead; 9,541 casualties; 3.356 captured. The entire conquest of Ethiopia cost only 1,542 Italian dead. PRAGUE — The Czechoslovakia government continued its negotiations with minority leaders, particularly nazis, in an effort toward peaceful solution of their quarrel but without definite progress. meet McCraw on the mezzanine floor of the Hilton between 7 and 8 o'clock tonight. From 7:30 to 8:15 o’clovk. a band concert will House. The conferee* declined further explanation. The adjournment drive presses on with leaders apparently hopeful of winding up the session before Levine Kidnap Probe Spurred Medical Experts Seek Clue To Death Cause be played and at 8:15 the candidate <s rea(jv to go to conference In will outline his platform, speaking at the federal lawn. The speech will be broadcast over NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y.. May 31. —(Ah—The Investigation of the Peter Levine kidnap-murder moved forward today on three fronts—in June 18, and perhaps by the end j the laboratory, outside and in the1 of next week. The wages and hours realm of deduction. Medical experts pursued . Early reports indicated most of the victims were women and chll- lccted $10,000 ransom at dawn, aren.    i---- failed to make rood their prom- bed cross mobilized Tse to room th. hey by noon. I™*    £2*    of vaviirpc patiifd    thf district lifts been mobilized. FARMERS GATHER    Granollers    on    a main highway As the noon deadline was passed. jrom Barcelona to the French bor-denger of violence from angry Flo- der, had a pre-war population of rida farmers increased. Gathered in about 7,000. angry knots, the farmers earlier had D ... i ri • C. .—L, been told to delay any action at British Ship Sunk least until noon.    i G-men and local law enforcement officers wtihheld action in the case. MADRID. Spain. May SI —(Ah— hopeful that the tow-headed boy The British freighter Pennames still may be returned safely.    was bombed and aunk In an air raid James B Cash Sr., father of the on Valencia harbor this morning, boy, drew 110,000 in five, ten twen- nc jives *ere loat. ty and fifty dollar billa from a Mi- A Spanish vessel also was sunk, ami bank yesterday. Between 4 and Ajr raid alarms kept the harbor dis-4:45 a- rn. today, after a zig-zag jn a sTate of tension all night. n Valencia Raid drive over back-country roads, he pain- 1 handed the ransom to the kidnap- staking microscopic examination of per*. which southern senators a    p    j    the    ^    organs    in    the    fa|nt    nopp    Under    the    afwement    ^    was to obtain agreement on some kind 0f findjng SOme clue to the man-KRBC. McCraw wiU be introduced ; of differential wage scales in favor nor in which he was killed.    ,    .    M    i* by Mrs. Morgan Jones and Mayor of their employers and below the For miles around, officers explor-    ^    indication    j    Great    end    on    Ma\    .8 13,404 Is Added To COIC Fund City Sales Force Well On Way Ta Goal Of $20,000 The forward business drive of the Abilene chamber of commerce went over the top this morning at the second report breakfast, held at the Wooten hotel at 7:30 o'clock. The total amount of money subscribed, as recorded at the meeting British ship sunk recently at Va-1 i» 316.164, leaving the “city sales i     ____•.»,    rvirtnn    1 force’’    well on    way    to the $20,000 lencfV    Spanish    government    port on    4. the Mediterranean.    Others were the 1    ? minimum    goal is $17,250. 1    "This    is the    first    time in many, The Pennames, was the third W. W. Hair. I to be returned by noon. But at the Thorpe-Hall on May 24 and the m|my ycan that morp than $16 000 ha* been raised for chahmber of commerce work in Abilene,” said J. Czechs Relying On Own Arms Half-Payment Tax Limit Tomorrow With $13573.83 collected during ; May, Earl Hughes, city tax asses-sor-collector, announced today that payments on the one-half plan j would be received without penalty j at the city hall office until 5 p. rn. Wednesday. After the deadline tomorrow a one per cent penalty will start on the balance of the 1937 taxes. A A French sailor was killed yes- in law or fact the final action, review of which the statute provides. Immediately after the decision was delivered, the labor board gave notice It would renew its attempt to reopen the Ford case. Robert Watts, acting general counsel for the board, disclosed the I board's intentions by filing with the circuit court at Covington, Ky., a long list of objections to a Ford petition to take depositions from board members and employes. Watts contended the Ford petition was “going behind the record,” he also termed it a "fishing expedition’’ and contended that the Covington court had no right to auEiorize the inquiries counsel for Ford planned to make. bEQUEL TO RULING Withdrawal of the litigation, in order to adopt new procedure, was decided upon after the supreme court on April 25 had condemned procedure followed by Secretary Wallace in ordering a reduction of rates that commission men on the Kansas City stockyards could charge. The labor relations board wished tc adopt new procedure in order to meet possible supreme court objections. Both Republic Steel and the Ford See COURT, Fg. 9, CoL I thought could be subscribed." I Today’s report showed $3,404 has KCOpGning K6TUS6C been subscribed since last Friday. scales to be established for north- ed the countryside and questioned    promise    would be kep'    „       . em and eastern factories.    scores of persons in a hunt for ®lqn^;    \    terday and several British seamen C. Hunter president. “The figure The $3,247,000,000 recovery and other leads.    Ca.h. .Jr., f vi* and 11    f J    ir    Valencia    harbor    raid*    represented Is far above what many Stockyards Killing relief appropriation bill will move The Levine boy, 12-year-old son vas stolen from his bed while his , wounded *n Valencia harbor raids. | ^    ^    -    I    J    _    . fairly rapidly toward final Judg-    cf a moderately well-to-do New    mother went next door to help her    (Barcelona dispatches    said    more ment in the senate undfr limita-    York lawyer, disappeared Feb. 24    husband dose his grocery. The    than 200 persons, mostly women and tion of debate agreement which    be-    His body, lacking head, legs    and    kidnaper    slit a screen, unlatched    a    children, were knled or    wounded comes effective today. The bill    has    arms,    was washed ashore in    the    door and    took the pa.’ama-clad    boy    *hcn five tri - motired    bombing Dassed the house.    sound    Sunday, many weeks after    lwtT    planes dropped 40 bombs    on Gran- Beyond those two bills, congress    three    ransom notes had been    re- , DEATH    THREATENED    oilers. 16 miles north of    Barcelona. need only adopt a final deficiency ceived.    '    VA note one of three in the case. (Twelve bombs fell in the crowd- bill to dispose of urgent legislation.    In the field of deduction, a high    threatened death to the lad, Inomn    ed market s<lu*r* Roosevelt, himself, probably will j investigating authority offered the    ^ the neighborhood as Skaegle if    Cross service of t ii from domestic problems    theory that the crime was a “local    ^*e father called authorities bu.    . baized 1    ‘    1    Cash notified the federal bureau of The entire Red the district was mo- turn Thursday in an address to the job.’’ His reasons: United States naval academy grad uating class at Annapolis. Md. He PRAHA, Czechoslovakia. May 31— IP -While grateful for international sympathy and assurances of support, Czechs nevertheless are relying primarily on themselves to pre-1 vent •dismemberment of this postwar republic by Germany and en- J Circling neighbors. Publication last night of decrees calling for cempulsory military, pre-military or civil air defense training of the whole population between the ages of six and 60 was another step in Hie direction of self-help. At the same time Premier Milan Hodza's government took measures to avoid the appearance of carrying a chip on its shoulder. The foreign office informed the German minister that Czechoslovak military pnots who flew over German territory recently had been disciplined. and that a neutral zone on this s^de of the border, over which Czechoslovak pilots are forbidden to fly, had been widened to six miles. Conversations designed to achieve two per cent penalty will begin on j is expected to re-state the Ameri-the balance owed by persons ar- j can foreign policy and ermind the ranging to pay by the five payment; world of fhe advantages and neces-plan after tomorrow. At the present sity of peace. time a one per cent penalty Is being -——— Balance owed on 1937 taxes due January 31 is assessed a 5 per cent penalty that will be increased to 6 per cent after June I. After July I, 8 per cent penalty will be assessed against balance owed on 1937 taxes. A six per cent interest charge will also be made. Pope Congratulated On 81st Birthday Record U. S. Wheat Crop Is Forecast CHICAGO, May 31—^(—Harvest cf a record breaking United States winter and spring wheat crop this year was forecast today by James B. Bennett and company, on the basis of data from hundreds of farmer and grain dealer reporters throughout the belt. 1 I/-vine was not Drominent out-    investigation at    Miami.    25    miles    jaid in 12 hours at 1:40 p.m., <6 40 side rive    community.    north of here, and J. Edgar Hoover    a m ,    CST.    Five high-flying    plr— 2 .The    placement of the ransom    al Washington assigned a squad of    crew    heavy    anti-aircraft fire.) notes indicated a detailed knowledge hizp^tors who flew here Sunday. —    - of the community;    earlY    tod*y    whil* Ct-Men J The    condition of the body and;’01^^ 011 tlie case an(* throngs of    VvnCOt    KCCOVCfS the wire    indicated it had been sub-    furious milled about this crossroads merged with a heavy weight; un-    j 'Mage of 600, a    man presumed to    CHICAGO, May 31—i/P.— Wheat der the circumstances the hide-    ** the abductor    slipped    the    third    ipcovered most of I 5-8 cents loss out from which it was'carried must    note under the door of    the    Cash    today after toppling to fresh 5 year Mack Eplen was captain of the high team. Russell Stephens' division was high. Margaret Ansley, sponsor of that division, received an award. Jim Shelton’s division had the largest attendance this morning and June Frost is sponsor of that group. D. G. Barrow and Jesse Winters CST). Five high-flying planes tre leading the city sales arrny. Under them are four majors, Shelton Stephens, Homer Scott and T. E. Brownlee and 16 captains. W. J. Fulwiler and O. E Radford i Barcelona itself suffered its third WASHINGTON. May 31.- A>>— The supreme court replied to criticism by administration officials today by denying flatly that it had reversed itself in the celebrated Kansas City stockyards decision. Chief Justice Hughes read an opinion, to which Justice Black dissented, denying a government petition for reconstruction of the April Ti decision. The tribunal had condemned procedure followed by the secretary of agriculture In ordering a reduction crf charges permitted commission are co-chairmen of the activities mPn at the Kansas City stockyards, fund committee which reported a Hughes said assertions by Soliclt-subscription of $1,000 of the $3,404 or General Robert H. Jackson that have been near New Rochelle. Texas Oil Output r'p 1,823 Barrels apartment.    I    low    price    levels    because of a record The message, ordered Cash to re- bi caking 1938 crop forecast, peat maneuvers prescribed in an At the close, Chicago wheat fu-earlier note—to drive over a route tures were unchanged to 1-2 cent specified on a map, blinking the lower compared with Saturday’s htad-lighU of his car at certain j finish. July 68 7-8-69, Sept. 70-70 spots as a signal. Cash had done this in vain last night but the new note was understood to have com- CASTEL GANDOLFO. May 31 — i/P)—Letters, telegrams and flowers poured into Pope Pius’ summer villa raid the previous record domestic TULSA, May 31—<A»>—Production of crude oi1 from all the nation's oil fields declined an average of'plained of too many persons about. The' total crop predicted by the 54,998 barrels daily during the week With him Cash took the $10,000 Chicago grain house was 1.055.000 - ending May 28 to an average of 3.- in banknotes of $5, $10, $20 and $50 OOO bushels. C. M. Galvin, statis- 109.287, the Oil and Gas Journal denominations, tician for Bennett and company, reported today.    The    earlier    note    had    bren    found 1-8. com I-8-5-8 down. July 54 3-8- ; 1-2, Sept 55 1-2-5-8 and oats unchanged to 1-4 off. Windsors Move ANTIBES, France, May 31 (A*)— raised since the first report. Another breakfast will be at 7:30 o’clock Wednesday morning at the Wooten hotel. Harry Hopkins III WASHINGTON. May 31.-<UP> —Works Progress Administrator Harry L. Hopkins Ls being treated at a Glen Cove. N. Y., hospital for a streptococcus infection, it was revealed today. Friends said that he is under the ...v„ .         -    ........- ,    Oklahoma dropped 31,725 barrels pinned to the door at the home of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor care of Dr. Ross T. Mclntire. White today congratulating him upon his    crop was    1,009.000.000 harvested in    emily to 439,600 East    Texas increas-    the boys uncle.    Wilson P.    Cash, Bist birthday    lf-15.    621 barrels daily to 362.869. and next door. The other note figuring inhabitants of the town attended    Release    of the crop estimate    the state of    Texas    increased 1,823    In    the case was    given to a    negro the Chateau De La Cree. low mass said by the parish priest    shortly after the market opened was    hazels daily    for an    average of I,-    w    deliver to James Cash.    --- partly responsible for another de- 195,458.    Cash,    38    years old, a merchant ...........      — cline in prices to new five year Production in Louisiana was up end filling station owner, has liv-lcws    2,363 barrels    daily to 256,056.    ed    here with his    wife for the last I -—--------; five years. came today from Versailles to this House physician. They described his Riviera city to make their home in condition as not serious. He was stricken with the infection Thursday. the court had reversed itself were •'unwarranted.’* Both Jackson and Secretary Wallace had contended the court in its April 25 decision had termed “fate tty defective” procedure to which it had not objected in an opinion two years earlier. Fighters Weigh In NEW YORK. May 31.—tA5—Barney Ross weighed 142 pounds to Henry Armstrong’s 133 1-2 when the two fighters met at the state athletic commission at noon today for final physical check-ups for their 15-round scrap tonight at Madison Square Garden. lei the pontiff. The holy father .said his own low mass in his pri-a compromise agreement between j Vate chapel. Germans and Czechs were expected__I_  —- to be resumed today with Premier I Ilodza receiving two Sudeten Ger- PARTED FROM SWEETHEART— man members ol parliament. Real optimism as to the outcome O', these peace parleys, however, was comparatively scarce. The Weather n „ in ii- n ti-    Youth    Confesses To : Young German Balks Deportation By laking Life Girl's Attack-siaying Four Are Killed In Mexican Disorder MEXICO CITY, May 31. (AV-Dispatches today from Villahermo-sa. state of Tabasco, said three men and a woman were killed in a clash between police and Catholics demanding the reopening of churches. Trouble had been brewing for two weeks, with Catholics massing to press their demands. The dispatch said three children and a policeman were wounded in the disorders yesterday. Governor Victor Fernandez Manero accused the Catholics of attacking police. NEW YORK. May 31 ,-oT'-This is the story Albert Heinz said his sweetheart would see in the newspapers—if he died. The body of Heins, a young German who had been brought from Miami. Fla., for deportation to Germany, was found floating in the Hudson river off Hoboken, N. J. In his pocket was a lettejr addressed to Lou Annice Summers. of Miami “Dear Honey,” it began, “they are taking me away from you. from America and from ail tile happiness which you have given me. “They will send me back to Germany, but I never will get there..,.I love you like I never did before. I have cried so that I have no more tears left. “Whatever happens from now on may cost me my life, but I will not let anyone take me from you alive, If I die you will read it in the newspapers. If I am alive you will hear from me.” Then, in a postscript, he wrote: • gave up my country. Germany. for America and its honorable flag, for its freedom and history, and for my girl from Mississippi. “They don’t believe what I said. They send me back to Hitler. But I will prove, alive or dead, my honesty and the mistake they make. Yours forever. Albert.” Enclosed with the letter, dated April 6, was a warrant for his arrest on a charge of assault. issued in Miami oi Christmas day. 1937, on the complaint of Louis J. Summers. There was no indication of the relationship between Lou Annice Summers and the man who signed the assault complaint. CINCINNATI May 31.—< Ut—Police Captain Patrick Hayes announced today that Undberg Heist, 15. alias Lindberg Trent, had con-; fessed the attack-slaying of six-year-old Shirley Ann Woodburn. Immediately. Detective Walter Hart filed a murder charge against the former news vendor, who pre-1 viously had been identified by a five-year-old playmate of the girl: as the one who had lured Shirley Ann from her side Sunday afternoon. The confession was made. Hayes said, as the youth was led to the girl s bier in an undertaking establishment. ABILENE And riel nit y:    Partly clouty tonight and Wednesday cooler t»*nn;ht VV**! T»xa»: Partly cloud* tonight aud Wednesday wanner tn north oortlon Wednesday. East Tex**: Pant* Cloudy lacs! Linn dershower* in interior, except In extreme weet portion cooler In northwest portion tonight; Wednesday partly cloudy local thundershowers In northeast portion. Highest temperature ye«terd#y KU Lowest temperature this mornats. TI OPEN HOUSE SET JUNE 15— Invitations To Attend Dedication OI WTCC Headquarters Mailed To 1,500 Invitations to attend the opening I Brownwood chamber of commerce and dedication ceremonies of the and president of the regional organ- West Texas chamber of commerce tation was due here today to con- TEMPERATURES headquarters b^!ldi"*    I    fer with Bandeen on plans for the Texas chamber of commerce head-;1 quarters building and West Texas meeting. Resource and Museum Institute! Order of the days activities for Mon. Tues. COOLER Dry thsrmometsr Wet thermometer Relative humidity I p rn. am . t ...... 93 79 { j ...... VA ll f 3 ...... VR 73 I 4 ...... aa TS I 5 ,, 97 73 US ...... 94 72 Vt ...... 92 TI f s ...... ss 72 'N .... TS TS HO ...... 77 78 ..ll ...... TS SI ! Midnight TS ’ Noon 84 S.v* Suns»f ... 7:39 p m. T a rn. >4 72 At sa IS it 12.39 D.TU SS AA 35 a business meeting of the directors Open house for the chambers beginning at 9 a. rn. a barbecue luncheon at 12:30 p. rn. with the Abilene chamber of commerce as host to the directorate, an hours radio hookup for an All West Texas broadcast beginning at 2 p. rn., and public opening of the new building from 3 to IO p. rn. Invitations were signed by H S. H ii burn, Plainview, president of the WTCC, and Bandeen. n all-day affair on Wednesday. une 15. In addition to the program al->ady announced, plans were to be rransed this morning for a con sociation of West Texas. Chester Harrison, manager of the ¥ ;

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