Abilene Reporter News, June 13, 1938

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June 13, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - June 13, 1938, Abilene, Texas arna irrixi^ BWN Ksmper Wrnt Abilene Reporter -Bchtf “WITHOUT,OR WITH OFFENSE TO FKJENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS COES,"-Byron VOL. LYU I, NO. 16. Associated Press (Af) ABILENE, TEXAS. MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 13, 1938-TEN PAGES. United Press ICP) PRICE 5 CENTS Commissioners Discuss Budget For Fiscal Year Department Heads Present Estimates On Needed Funds Running the city of Atelene is a $300,000-a-year business. That, for operations of the various departments including police, fire, water, parks, hearth, executive, etc. How to balance expenditures J against anticipated income is the problem under discussion this afternoon in the commission chamber of the city hall. The specific discussion is budget for the fiscal year which began May I. Department heads were attending the session at the rec.uest of Mayor Will W. Hair end Commissioners Webb, Sadler, Morris and Beasley. Tentative budgets were on the table—estimates of the various department heads for operations dur-in gthe next 11 months and the month pust closed Also sitting in at the meeting was to be L. E. Dudley, superintendent cf the city school system Estimates cf the public school needs are sev-nal thousand dollars higher than last year. Mayor Hair didn’t hope to complete the budget in the one sitting, despite the study which already has been made "It s probably too large a job," he said. "However, we expect to make progress." G AI GE FOR WORK The budget which the city adopts each year is merely a gauge -but useful one—for department heads and officials to work by. Income may or may not come up to figures set do WTI on the black side of the hooks, and in the end it is this item and not the budget which looms largest in the city finance picture, Likewise, any year brings situations in which expenditures not anticipated must be made Last year, there was, lor example, the airport improvements and the West Texas See COMMISSION, Pf. 9. Col. I ■SSL™*!! Neighbors Rally ”° °EATHS'N LOCfll ™A1-    . To Aid of Clyde Clyde Tornado Toll Rises To 14 WASHINGTON, June 13.—f/P> —President Roosevelt nominated Frederick A. Sterling of Texas (above) to day to be minister to Sweden. Sterling, 61-year-old career diplomat, now is in Washington. His last assignment was as minister to Estonia md Latvia. Westfall Asks To Quit Race Demo Committee Yet To Act On Three Requests NEW iberia, La., June 13— (UP)—Tragedy had invaded the "charmed circle" of H L. Patton’s famed oil well firefighters today, leaving Patton without one arm, his brother dead, and a third member of the crew missing. Patton, of Houston Tex., lost his right arm yesterday in a vain attempt to save the life of his brother. Will Patton of Splendora Tex. Edward Richardson, 24. also of Splendora, was missing. AUSTIN, June 13—UP)-The state democratic executive meeting here t.Kjay received the requests of three men that oheir names be withdrawn as candidates in the primary July-23 Tire names were those of Will M 11 ted Saturday, and promised more Martin of Hillsboro, Morris F. Smith j to come Rotan citizens sent $80.12 1 to the Abilene chamber of com- Son Of Baby Of fhe Alamo Dies AUSTIN, June IS—‘JIN-Al-marion Dickenson Griffith, son of the "baby of the Alamo," died here today one month after hts 85th birthday. It was Griffith’s mother, Angelina Arabella Dickenson, who was carried as a baby from the beleaguered Alamo by her mother .the wife of jLieut, Al-marion Dickenson. Some Texas historians believe the two—mother and child— were the only persons to escape from the fortress. Funeral services will be conducted here tomorrow morning. Girl's Death Leap Being Investigated TEMPLE June 13— <UP)— The death of Bonnie Toby, 17. of Belton, following her leap from a moving cutomobiie. was investigated today. Doris Cooksey, 15 also of Belton. told authorities that a man picked them up here Saturdav night, offering to take them to Belton The driver refused to 'ake them home, .-.he said, and Miss Toby jumped irom the automobile. She died yesterday oY an internal hemorrhage. The driver reiea>ed Miss Cooksey later. Storm Sufferers Cash Donations From Abilenians Stand At $2,000 Abilenians and residents of Callahan county, along with citizens in other scattered points, were rallying to the aid of .stricken Clyde storm sufferers In convincing style today. Contributions to the Red Cross fund in Abilene were coming from so many different sources so fast, and were being received at so many different places that it was impossible this morning for Treasurer E. E Holllngshead to give an authoritative total As best determined by a tabulation made by the Reporter-News, however, the cash contributions from Abilenians stood at about $2,-000 at noon. That appears to be the unofficial total of donations received at the Citizens National bank. Farmers and Merchants National bank, Reporter-News, and Montgomery's drug store over the weekend and today. Hollingshead said he understood a contribution of more than $300 would come from the First Baptist church, to add to the approximate $2,000 total which already includes large sums from many of the churches in Abilene and surrounding area. Because the list of donors is yet incomplete, it will not be carried in this afternoon's Reporter-News. A complete, official list will appear in the Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon issues, supplementing that appearing in Sunday’s paper. OTHER TOWNS DONATE    ,    .    .    .    .    ..    e    ,    , Surrounding towns were doing ^ Burgeon and founder of the Sealy , ’heir bit for the Clyde sufferers. I hospital hi Santa Anna, left Sun-Anson. Winters and Baird contrib- day night for the Mayo clinic in , Rochester. Miss,, to undergo complete examination and treatment. Dr. Sealy, 59, has had a collapse xonte this morning to be used in I bowing many years of overwork, it ie! work. It could no. be learned m d has developed a bad heart Concow much more was raised at Baird aition. Friends said he was very T(    ^    weak when he began his trip north Tile Rev. Hamilton Wright, Meth- >st night. Responding to pleadings wist pastor and Reporter-News cor- i hjs family and friends in the lespondent at Baird, said $365 was medical profession throughout the colleted Sunday in boxes stationed state, he agreed to submit himself a. vantage points in the Clyde bus- lc. examination and treatment at mess district. It was made up on J fog Mayo dlnic. He expects to be .rec will dona'ions from sightseers I completely inactive for several and visitors who thronged the town, months A $25 gift came from C. A. Redmond, 1218 Elm street, Abilene, a TRAGEDY INVADES CHARMED CIRCLE OF PATTON FIRE CREW H L. Patton’s daredevil crew of seven wild well fighters, who spend their lives on “borrowed time,” had just finished capping the Texas company’s No. B-2 gasser, which had roared uncontrolled the last IO days in Vermillion bay, 32 miles south of here.    , They prepared to finish their routine job by stopping a connection leak. Suddenly, the manifold blew from the casing head, striking the head of Will Patton and knocking him and Richardson into seven feet of water. H. L. Patton plungee into the water, reaching for his brother. A piece of heavy machinery struck his arm nearly severing it. Charles W. Richardson, father of the missing man and other members of the crew dived into the water from the drilling barge but failed to locate the body. H L. Patton's arm was amputated in a hospital here. Six other workers on the barge at the time of the explosion escaped injury as did a crew of 20 quartered in a bunkhouse 300 yards away. O. L. Patton, son of H L. Patton, and Charles W. Richardson, father of Edward Richardson, saved themselves by jumping Into the water O. L. Patton returned to the scene of the blast late yesterday and made arrangements to complete the caoplng work today. SPEEDING ADJOURNMENT- Rail Aid Scrapped For Dr. Sealy Goes To Mayo Clinic Prominent Area Physician Will Have Treatment SANTA ANNA. June 12 - Dr. T. Richard Sealy, prominent West Tex- AUSTIN, June 13.—(AP)—A sub group of the state democratic executive committee today unanimously voted to ban the names Vernest O. Thompson or V. O. Thompson from the ballot of the party primary July 23. of Cleburne #and Leonard Westfall r YVule. M. .Un hat, announced for he railroad commission and Smith pr.d Westfall for the position of agriculture commissioner The committee, which met chiefly re pass or. candidates who for months have been applying for peaces on the ballot, took no action immediately on the requests. A protest against listing the name of Vernest O. Thompson, a garage operator of Dallas, on the ballot was referred to a sub-committee. Thompson had filed as a candi-! bate for governor and a storm of operator of Vogue cleaners, for I publicity and discussion followed be- corking a female more than 54 hours I cause of the similarity of fhe name    ,n any    calendar    week. | of that of Ernest O. Thompson,    Justice    of    the    Peace    Theo Ash member of the railroad commission 8»ter assessing amount com-r.nd another gubernatorial canal- rented that he hoped it would be a , date.    warning to other firms of Abilene AUSTIN, June 13- P Beaumont "hlc,h mav be working their women sa*    chosen    in    effect    today as    the    hourf- site    of    the    democratic    state conven-    „ J1* ™se this    morning was the fust such complaint to come before me.” Ash said,    "so I was    not so strict as I might    have been.    How es er, $64 is no matter to be sneezed off and the fines will he increased if other cases come up.” Abilene Traveling Men To Stage Unique 49-ers Charity Carnival June 24 And 25 The gold rush of ’49 marie travelers of hundreds; no doubt there were many salesmen who trekked out to California. Where it was this idea, or the "gold" or the mere color which history has lent to the rush westward which inspired the Abilene Traveling Men's association to stage a 49-ers Charity Carnival here June 24 and 25 was not announced today. But the rush is on Committees are working on plans for the fete; there will he plenty of color, they assure; and they hope to end up with much “gold." all for charity work. Starting the raising of the charity fund members of the Travelers’ auxiliary Tuesday morning will open the sale of script, with which the carnival goers will do their celebrating ’Die Guitar building at Cedar and North First will be the scene of the carnival. Mrs. T O. Pearson and Mrs. Nelson DeWolf are directing the advance sale of scrip for the auxiliary. C. F. Christian, chairman of the fete, and L. B Jackson, president of the Traveling Men's club, are completing organization of committees and plans for conducting further campaigns this week, “All proceeds will go to charity work, including the Parent-Teacher association milk fund, said Jackson. Session Leaders Confer With President Wage-Hour Bill Report To Come Up Tomorrow See RELIEF. Pf. 9. Col. 5 Cleaner Fined $63 In Overwork Case A fine of $63 was paid in justice court this morning by J. E. Morren, The Mayo brothers art long time iriends of Dr. Sealy. Accompanying Dr. Sealy north cere his wife, a son, Dr. Burgess S*aly, and an old boyhood friend. H. Albert Shaw of Christoval. The trip is being made by train. The party is due to arrive in Rochester Tuesday morning. The younger Dr. Sealy has only recently completed his lntemeship in the Philadelphia General hospital, and on July I will begin a three-j tar fellowship in surgery at the Mayo clinic where his father will be treated. He won the honor in competitive examination. Big Spring Cirl Hon in September. Contest For Office Marks Guild Meet Jap War Minister And Premier Talk What Is Your News I. Q.T TORONTO. June 13.—(JR—A contest for the executive vice presidency of the American Newspaper gruild created the sharpest Issue to- j day as delegates assemoied for the1 TOKYO. June 13 V A six- ,      I    our, conference between Japan's organizations fifth annual romeo- h    war minister. L.eut -Gen Sec tion—its first since affiliating with ^lro Itapakt, and Premier Prince the Committee for Industrial or-; Fumimaro Konoye today was be-ganization    I    *o    have    laid    the    basis    for in- Don Steven*, .wretarv „„d or- j '•“•M1'* «» «mp.lgn in Chin. ganizer of the guild's Chicago lo- 3 Others From Odessa Injured BIG SPRING, June 13.—UT— Miss Ha Mae Wooten, 23, was killed and three persons were injured none seriously, in an automobile crash on the highway six miles west of here early today. Miss Woolen was the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Jim Wooten who reside north of Big Spring. Those injured were Max Cohen Miss Tillie Cohen and Harry Shaw-all of Odessa. cal, opposed the re-election of Jonathan Eddy of New York, as executive vice president second most important in the movement since it* inception in 1933, were in agreement on guild policy. Stevens’ campaign is directed against Eddy's conduct of his office The unopposed re-election of Hey-wood Broun, New York columnist. The conference, from 8 p. rn. last night until 2 a rn was the first private discussion of the undeclared war the premier and Itagaki have had since the latter returned from the China battlefronts ten days ego to head the war ministry While the details of their discussion were closely guarded, reliable Damages from the heavy windstorm sources saia they talkea of putting and rain at Pleasant Valley Satur-trito force additional sections of the day night totaled $9,000. according national mobilization ac’ and con- ic reports received here this morning The aamage includes losses in livestock and poultry. Damage Heavy At Pleasant Valley STAMFORD. June 13 — (Spit as president, was generally expect- 1 Mdered ways of heavily reinforcing ed.    I    the    army. WITHDRAWAL PROVIDED IN 1946— Cash Kidnap Jury Selected MIAMI, Fla.. June 13—'UPI — A .special gran*L Jury called to consider indictment of Franklin Pierce McCall. confessed kidnapee and killer ci Jimmy Cash. 5-year-old Prince-I '.on, Fla, boy, today was selected and sworn in 25 minutes State Attorney G. A. Worley planned to ask the Jurv, composed of 18 citizens of the county in which the abduction was committed, to indict McCall on charges of kidnaping and murder. Both charges are punishable In I lorida by death in the electric • chair. Worley and Sheriff D. C Coleman believed McCall would plead guilty to charger returned by •he grand .Jury. J. Edgar Hoover, head of the federal bureau of investigation who was waiting to testify before the grand Jury, said that as soon as hi* work here wa* completed he would return north to concentrate on the Peter Levine kidnaping case at New Rochelle, N. Y. Hoover said he had kept in “close touch with the Levine case," and hi* kidnaper, and that he wa* returning to the Levine case as soon as possible. The 12-year-old New Rochelle boy disappeared Feb 24 while on hi* way home from school ana his headiest body was w ashed ashore on Long Island sound two weeks ago Japs Apologize In University Bombing HONGKONG. June 13 ZP Japan today expressed regret that the aves of American members of the naff of American-owned Lingnan university had beer, endangered and a Chinese employe of the university had been killed in Japanese air raids en Canton. Woman Leads Prison Break Each question counts 20; each part of a two-part question, IO. A score of 60 Is fair; 80. good. Answers on page 8. 1. Is Lt. Gen Kenjt Doihara (above), called the Lawrence of Manchuria," a Chinese or a Japanese? 2. Congress, in the last year, has steadfastly refused to increase the number of federal judges. True or false? 3. For what Is Sigmund Freud, Austrian Jewish refugee, noted? 4 Were the war planes which bombed French territory near the Spanish border ta) loyalist; <b) insurgent or (c) not positively Identified? 5 What weapons were used to balk the latest attempt of sodalist Not man Thomas to make a speech la New Jersey? McNutt Predicts War In Philippines ll U. S. Flag Is Hauled Down Editor’* Note — Jane Howard of the staff of the Honolulu Advertiser flew to the Orient on Pau-American Airways Clipper planes to obtain interviews with leading personages for her paper. The following dispatch is carried by the United Press through arrangement with the Honolulu Advertiser. By JANE HOWARD Copyright, 1938, By The Honolulu Advertiser BAGUIO, Philippines. June 13 — GJP)—Paul V. McNutt, U. S. high commissioner to the Philippines commonwealth, said today in an exclusive interview that warfare will come to the Philippines within a generation if the American flag is I auled down as provided in the present basic law* for the islands which would make Filipinos inrie-; pendent on July 4, 1946 The high commissioner received I this correspondent in the mansion FAUL V. MCNUTT house In Baguio, high in the mountains above Manila and delightfully cool after the heat of the port city. Questions and answers in the interview follow; Q In comparison to the cost of maintaining our military establishments in the Orient do you think tne United States has a commercial stake in this part of the world worth trying to keep particularly in view of Japan’s obvious drive to cominate eastern Asia pollticallv as well as commercially? A.—Yes. It is not certain 'hat cur withdrawal from the Orient would materially reduce the cost or the size of our army. It is worth-v Pile to keep military stations here I because their value does not neces-1 sarily depend upon size but upon prestige attached to the flag As long as the American flag flies in 'he Philippines I beleve the islands vin he peaceful regardless of un-test elsewhere In Asia If the flag i comes down these islands undoubt-1 ediy will be a battleground within a generation Q —Has the Chinese - Japanese ear affected Filipino ideas about independence? A.—It is unquestionable that they now realize the va'ue of the neutrality treaty provided for in the Tydings-McDuffle act (providing tor complete independence in 1946*. They have been shocked by the Chinese- Japanese w.»r It has giver them cause for thought Q —Would American retention of the Philippines p'us a continuance in China of the American armed forces now stationed in thgt country, eventually emboli the United States In a war with Japan? A—On the contrary, our leaving would upset the balance of power In the Orient. We are the only nation without imperialistic designs, without excessive population needing an outlet and our presence in See PHILIPPINES, Pg. 9, Col. 5 SUGARLAND, June 13.—iUP> — A young woman engineered a daring break from Harlem state prison farm today and fled In a volley of gunfire with three convicts she helped to get away in an automobile. The young woman was waiting In the cai at dawn when the convicts were going to work with a gardcn squad at the farm between here and Richmond. The three convicts ran to ‘he car a* guards opened fire, and drove away. The escaped men were; Claude Jett, 20 serving 15 years from Harrison county for criminal assault; Ira McCoy, 19, serving two years and nine months from McCullom county for assault with attempt to rob, and J. Smith. IS. under two-year sentence from Gregg county for felony theft. Capt. A N. Owens, farm manager, organized a passe and started in pursuit of the fleeing auto which sped from the prison unit toward a paved highway. The wife of the farm manager said that the girl was driving a Plymouth sedan with a trunk on the back Officers had not learned lf the car had turned on the highway toward Sugar Land and Hous-! ton or southward toward Richmond Earthquake Shakes Belgium Third Day BRUSSELS. June 13—(UP)— Earthquake shocks were felt In Belgium today for the third successive day. Shocks were recorded at 345 a rn. and 3 53 a rn The first shock lasted seven seconds, the second, two Preliminary opinions by seismologist* were that the tremors, f?lt Saturday in England, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, and felt ye*terday in France, the Netherlands and Belgium, originated in Belgium at a considerable distance from the surface At Brussels observatory it was estimated that the center was near Ghent at about 15-1-2 mile* under ground. The Weather ABILENE an* vtcinlt>: Generally fair tonight; Tuesdas partly cloudy. Went Texan Purdy (loud) tonight and Tuesday, probably a< attila* thundarahow-era in extreme great portion ilaat Texas Generally fair, a armer In »e»t central portion ( night; Tue»da>. partly cloudy. Highest temperature '*»terdav ...94 Lowest temperature thii morning . ,79 WASHINGTON. June 13.—(UP) —Senate Majority Leader Alben W, Barkley, D. Ky, announced after a White House conference today that plans to enact legislation to ald the railroads would be scrapped for this session and he predicted the 75th congress would adjourn not later han Wednesday nigh. Barkley, afer canvassing the I egis latlve situation at the White House with Roosevelt’s congressional leaders, said that no new railroad legislation would be offered fore midnight because of imminence of adjournment. , His announcement apparently represented scrapping of the plans I to enact a three-phase program to help the $26,000,000,000 rail Industry solve its economic crisis. The statement came only a few minutes after an official of the railroad labor executives association announced tnat labor would compromise on one phase of the legislative program in a move to enact at least part of it | before congress goes home. Barkley’s brief announcement apparently headed congress Into the final drive for adjournment—with the compromise conference report on the explasive wage-hour bill to j be called up in the house tomorrow and speedy action promised subse-j quently In the senate. With Barkley in the conference with Roosevelt were Vice President 1 John Nance Oamer, Speaker William B. Bankhead. Majority Leader Sam Ravburn, D., Tex. Barkley said the only unfinished business on the agenda Is the j spending bill, the deficiency bill. I. W. Briscoe And Mrs. J. H. Baxter Victims Double Funeral For Mother And Daughter At 1:30 Toll of the Clyde tornado rose to 14 with the deaths last night of Mrs. J. H. Baxter, 75, and T. W. Briscoe, principal of schools at Clyde, at the Hendrick Memorial hospital. BRISCOE RITES INCOMPLETE A double funeral was to be held this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock In Clyde for Mrs Baxter and her daughter, Mrs. J. B. Easterling, aire killed in the storm of Friday right. Arrangements had not been competed this morning for the Briscoe lites, but the funeral is tentatively Let for tomorrow. Mrs. Baxter died at 11:45 o’clock Sunday night. At the bedside were four daughters. Mi*. Jess Couch of Clyde, Mrs. Nola Marshall of Fort Worth, Mrs. Reba Wallace of Wewoka, Okla.. and Mrs. Paul Frame ct Odessa. Other survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Cassie Baxter of Fort Worth end Mrs. George Tierce of Lockney, and a brother, Monroe Bvrd of Millsap. Sixteen grandchildren also survive. Shes had resided in Clyde for the {hist 37 years, moving to Callahan county from Parker county. Funeral for Mrs. Baxter and Mrs. Easterling was to be held at the Clyde Church of Christ with M. G. Malphers of Haskell is charge of the rites, Lloyd Smith assisting. Mr. Briscoe also died shortly be-He was brought to the hospital Friday night following the storm in a serious condition at the time. He suffered a fractured right arm. a severe concussion of ♦he brain and crushed foot in addition to numerous bruises and lacerations. He did not regain consciousness from the time he entered the hospital unti1 his death. At the time of the storm Brlscoa and his wife were in their home just south of the highway in the rest sector of Clyde. The house r ag demolished. His wife is also in the hospital with a fractured hip and lacerations and bruises. Seven Are Buried In Clyde Cemetery CLYDE. June 13—While an estimated 30.000 to 50,000 sightseers milled in this tornado struck farming center Sunday seven of the s'orm's victims were buried in the little cemetery hee. Funeral rites for three others wert to be held this afternoon. Double funeral for Mrs J. H. Bax- the conference report on wages and ter and her daughter Mrs. J. B. hours and "odds and ends The decision to abandon the aid-to-railroads program came while chairmen of senate committee work- Easterling, was set for 1:30 o’clock, while Mrs. Margaret Ross will be hurled at 3:45 o'clock. The Ross funeral was postponed ed under pressure In a last mmute unt11 todaY'    the    arrival    of drive to obtain enactment of at least a part of the plan. son, Paul Jean Ross, from California The services will be held Chairman Robert F. Wagner, D ** the Methodist church N Y, called the senate banking and currency committee to meet tomorrow to report the proposed lending bill. The committee had reported that bill favorably, but opposition aroused by the plans of the railroads ot effect a 15 per cent wage reduction caused Wagner to move to recommit the measure. Survivors are foul sons Paul Jean, Joe of Clyde, J W. of Clyde and Jimmie of Clyde; her father. M. B. Clement of Clyde; three brothers, W. E Clement of Abilene, J. B of Abilene. H. A. of Torrance. Calif.; See DISASTER, Pg. 9, Col. 6 Daughter Is Born Lewis Tells Brother To Spurn Board ! GENEVA, June 13.—'UP'—John LONDON, June 13—(UP)—The L. Lewis has instructed his brother birth of a baby girl to the Duke and A D. Lewis, not to accept an ap-Duches of Norfolk left Britain* old- pointmen! to the Roosevelt commis-est dukedom still without a male ston which will make a study ol heir today. Tne daugnter was born British labor legislation this sum-at noon yesterday.    it    w*a    flaiTMd toria-'__ military rites today— CLYDE DEBRIS SEARCHED FOR SPANISH AMERICAN WAR DISCHARGE OF VICTIM TFMPERATt RES Sun. Mon. 1 ..... pm a rn Tis 2 IIH, . VI 74 3 ..... 74 A ..... . »4 74 s .... 73 A ..... 72 7 ...., 74 S ..... . S3 n V ..... 79 IO ..... . 7» S3 ll . 71 SS Midnight . 76 Noon ,,,, . SS Sunrl*» *32 Sun**t T:4S FAIR ; pm I am 11:39 pm I >ry tharmumatar    ax    73    9o WX thartn.’matar    TO    Ai    TO Rtiauvt humidity    3*    ti    JT    [ Somewhere in the debris left by the Clyde tornado or carnel fai afield Is a little scrap of paper—a Spanish-Ameriean war discharge. It states that Morgan E Sullivan served with honor in troop H, 12th U S cavalry' Yesterday, because of that service, a casket bearing M. E Sullivan tornado-torn body was taken to Llano—draped in the flag of the United States. Military burial rites were to be conducted there today. For many hours yesterday, members of the grtef-stricken Sullivan family searched the site of the demolished home for his discharge. They came near, finding other pa i^rs relating to his activities as a Spamsh-American veteran—but not the yellowed discharge. When it could not be found, affidavits of his service were presented to Postmaster O A Hale, who issued the flag to be draped I the matter of the pension for Mrs. Sullivan, who is in Hendrick Memorial hospital with grave Injuries, j She has both abdominal and chest injuries, which despite the fact that ;he rested more easily last night ' and early today may yet claim her j life too. Her husband died of sim-i liar injuries shortly after he wai ' rushed to the hospital here Friday night. I The pension for her can be seen ea without the discharge, but It will be a much easier process if the paper can be located. The Pat* , Minter camp. No. 32, Spanish War I Veterans, has issued an appeal for a search for the discharge, asking that any person finding It notify I their adjutant, Luther Clarke, here The discharge will carry th* name Morgan E Sullivan, and this aerial number: C-2330153 Sullivan would have been 66 years ;

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