Abilene Reporter News, June 2, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

June 02, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' Abilene Reporter- "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, .WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS fT VOL. LVIH, NO. 6. AM4dilc money from leaving tlir country, except for absolute necessities that Japan lacks. regarded as destructive as black stem nisi, has been found in Okla- homa. Kansas and Missouri. Moisture in Kansas was described as plentiful to excessive for wheat. Bankers' President Hits Central Relief SALT LAKE CITY. June sound fiscal policy in govern- ment "can never be achieved until a major part of the relief load Is turned b.ick to local communities, (he president of Ihe American i association declared lo- nicht. In a siieech prepared for delivery 'before the final session of the Mountain States Accounting con- ference. Orval W. Lake said: Adams, Salt "It is unthinkable that the re- lift program should continue to be Export control likewise applies to administered out of Washington money. Foreign firms have large j Providing lor the worthy needy is sums "frozen" In Japanese batiks! a legitimate function of tccal and -money earned In Japan lint whose str.'e government, and should never remission to home offices Is forbid- i have been centralized at I Washing ton.1' political elusive labor contracts. Mexico not entirely wilhou phone service since there are tw systems. Stolen Hat Sends Indian On Warpoth GRAND CANYON, June Jim Gwetva, aged sub- chief of the Supal Indians, Is on the warpath because some- one stole the dilapidated slllc top hat given him 25 years ago by President Theodore Roost- velt. When President Roosevelt visited the canyon. Big Jim, acting as a one-man welcoming committee, came from the gor- ge's door, where ills tribe lives, to greet the "great white fath- er." The president was Intrigued with Big Jrni, and the Indian was Impressed with Roosevelt's hat and swallow tailed coat. Before departing, the presi- dent presented the hat and coat (o Big Jim. They became his prise possessions, always to be worn on important occasions. In preparation for a visit to the south rim Milage. Brg Jim transferred the hat and coat to his shack near here. The hat was stolen. THE DAY IN WASHINGTON Kj the Asuplatod nut President Roosevelt asked congress to pass the 000 spendlng-lendlng bill with- out restrictions on administra- tion of the fund. Secretary Hull. Iri a Etrongly worded note, told Japan that she was violating American rights In China by refusing to return American properties In former war zones to their own- ers. Chairman Pittman (D-Nev) of the senate foreign relations committee predicted that "real objection" to the proposed St. Lawrence waterway treaty would come from Canada. The house approved a bill In- tended to mcxlernize and ex- pand a food anu drug law en-. acted 32 year: ago. 3. Monroe Johnson, assistant of .commerce, said President Roosevelt has asked; an '-.of filers- iatv1 ,T tries. a movement to "ear-mark" huge slices of the funds for ipjeclflc pro- jects. They said the a'dmlnlstra- wanted a free hand to select projects. DENY POLITICS INVOLVED Senate conservatives quickly an- nounced they Interpreted the let- ter as an endorsement of earmart- Inj. They said they had a list of projects which, could be started quickly. Behind this conflict was a strug- with major political aspects. During senate debate the last few days, critics of the administration, charged political use of relief funds. Senator Wheeler (D-Mont) said relief money apparently was to be employed to defeat senators "because some one doesn't like the color of their hair." Proponents of earmarking said these charges showed that congress should keep strict control over ap- propriations. Administration men, denying" political motives, agreed that to tie the hands of the president would be to prevent the mobilization of relief dollars quickly in the areas where they were most needed. VOTE APPROPKMTION HIKE The senate worked at a slow pace through most of the day, however, voting 58 to 18 to Increase the J250.000 house-approved appropri- ation for the national resources committee to An amendment was adopted re- quiring the WPA to pay wages equal to the minimum set In any See RELIEF ROW, Tf. 3, Col 7- Mexican Officers Say Revolt Ended MEXICO CITY, June Army officers returning to the cap- ital today from the state of San Luis Potcsi said the situation there was completely peaceful. "it Is Just a Job of hunting down a few one of them said of the government's operations against remnants of the rebel force of Satumino Cedlllo, agra- rian leader who was "strong of the state. Twelve army planes which had been rushed to San Luis Potosi at outbreak of the revolt May 21 left for Mexico City today. RIGHT ON Westbound American Airlines Transport Lands, Picks Up Mail On New Schedule On schedule to the minute, a uestbound American Airlines trans- port landed nt the municipal airport c.1 o'clock yesterday afternoon in its first regularly scheduled stop loi mall and passengers. Ten passengers were aboard the plane en route to Los Angeles and points connecting. More than 238 Pf'iinds of mall were being fliwn west, seven pounds were put off here for distribution and seven pounds were taken aboard the ship, "Dutch" Schlegel, American Air- lines agent predlclfd thai In a few Tteks the number of passengers and pcunds of mail to be discharged and jut aboard the westbound plane would greatly Increase. The new scheduled slop contact with the eastbound flight due at o'clock In the afternoon, providing two-way dally service. ;