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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1938, Abilene, Texas TEXAS' Abilene Reporter -WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, SKETCH YOUR EXACTLY AS IT VOL LVIII, NO. 17. ABILENE, TEXAS. TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 14, 1938.-TEN PAGES. <m PRICE 5 CENTS Donations Rise To Give Storm Sufferers Aid 1 Funeral Services Said For Thirteen Tornado Victims Clyde storm relief fund Jotats rose slowly Monday. Subscriptions in Abilene through last nlsht amounted to In nearby West Texas towns other drives were underway, bringing In donations that will probably double the figure. BR1SCOE RITES TODAY Meanwhile, confused Clyde resi- dents burled more of their dead Monday, and were beginning trying to restore order'and return to work. Three persons were burled in Clyde Monday, a fourth at IJano, and a fifth at Hanger. Six were burled In the little Clyde Sunday, while another was laid to rest at Mcrkel. With the first funeral Clyde Saturday, the total bu now stands r.t 13. Rites for the fourteenth, T. W. Brlscoe, school principal, will be held at 3 o'clock Tuesday altemoon at the Clyde First Baptist church. The Rev. T.- S. Tiarce, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be In the Clyde cemetery. The toll reached 14 with the death Sunday near midnight of Brlscoe and Mrs. J. p. Baxter, both In an Abilene hospital. INJURED RECOVERING ;Hcmalntng in Hendrlck Memorial hospital were two widows of the storm, Mrs. T. W. Briscoe and Mrs, M. E. Sullivan Favorable reports were made on condition of each last night In Griggs hospital at Balrd, Joe Ross, 17, and Jimmy Boss, 8, were recovering rapidly, but were unable to. attend funeral rites for their mother, Mrs. Margaret Ross. Mon- day alternoon. The storm lett them orphans. Their father already was dead. Also in Grfggs hospital and in improving were Mr. and and Mrs. Ward DeSpain. A transient, killed in 'the freight train which blew from tracks during the storm, was identified Monday as Allen Reynolds, 38, Ran- ger.- Identification was through 'civilian uel partment o[ public "safety, at Auiiln. GUARDS WrrkDRAWTf Capt. rrank Hobbs of the Nation- al Guard, six other officers and men, returned to Abilene from the storm scene late Sunday night. They had been in charge of the area since o'clock Friday night. Hobbs was ordered to call out the guards Friday night at by Judge M. S. Long. He telephoned KRBc to broadcast the order and by-, the time he had dressed' and driven to the armory, about 30 men were waiting. Brlg.-Gen. R. c. Whitaker of Austin complimented the Abilene guardsmen on the quick mobiliza- tion. AUo giving profuse thanks to the guards treer officials at Clyde. The storm area is now under con- trol of Sheriff H. L. Edwards of Callahan county TRIBUTE TO ROSS Kathryn Monroe, disaster relief 'representative from the midwest dis- trict of the Red Cross, met with Clyde and Baird Red Cross workers for a final survey o fthe situation Monday. Hhe paid tribute to Hugh Ross, Callahan county chairman, and the county chapter for prompt, effici- ent and effective work In the serv- ing of immediate needs. The nets step, she said, Is for each family to make a detailed re- port ol losses and needs. The American Legion auxiliary reported oMnday night that four truekloads of relief supplies had been sent to Clyde in a truck fur- nished by West Texas Cottonoll Co. "We want to thank the public for contributing so freely of supplies and to thank all the other firms See STORM RELIEF, Pg. 10, Col. Fisher Wildcat lakes Stem Test Saturation Cored In Noodle Creek ROTAN, June of a drlllslem lest on Ihe Forest De- velopment Corporation and Daubc Brothers No. 1 L. G. Bennett, west- ern Fisher county wildcat three miles -southwest of here, were watt- ed tonight. Operators were reported to have recovered cores showing oil satura- tion In the Noodle Creek lime sec- tion on the No. 1 Bennett, at a depth near 3.TOO feet. The lest Is about six miles scuthwret of the Rotan pool production from the same pay horizon. It is the Forest's third wildcat try for western Fisher on a large assembly of acreage retained since IS36. Location is 660 (ect out of the northeast comer ol section 51- 3-HfcTC survey. General Crude Oil company No. 1 Pearl Denton Casey, cast outpost to the Kotan production was drilling slowly ahead in Noodle Creek lime at 3.536 feel after sljind.irdiz- IIIR when caslnc was cemented at 3.4M feet. It Is located In the southwest quarter ot sccllon 113-S- surrey. DOUBLE FUNERAL RITES READ FOR TORNADO VICTIMS BIBLICAL COMFORT OFFERED RELATIVES OF CLYDE'S DEAD Double Funeral Said For Two Women; Husband Attends, Head In Bandages By MAURINE KOF. Job's words, "Jehovah gave and Jehovah taketh away, Blessed bs the name of were offered In consolation yesterday to sorrow-stricken Clyde as family and friends gathered for double funeral rites for two tornado victims, mother and daughter. Speaking softly to his former neighbors, J. G. Malpliurs of Haskell recited verses 20 and 21 from the first chapter of Job. Some 400 persons had gathered In final tribute to Mrs. J. H. Baxter, 75. and her daughter, Mrs. J. B. Easterling. The soft gray caskets, open and c-raped in filmy white, were end to end In the front of Clyde's little white Church ot Christ. Sprays and wreaths Grain Prices Rising prices of wheat anoVbsU in market centers during the past week have been followed, to a smalter degree, by buyers in Abi- lene. With the small grain harvest in central West Texas hitting .full speed this week, buyers here were of flowers were banked high. TELLS OF JOB'S TRIALS White bandages on his head marked J. B. Easterting as one whom but spared.! Ke'sat.'.HirrmindecTfiy the stricken family, on a. frorit row of the church, i It was the .church" of which Mrs. Baxter and her husband who pre- ceded her, in death, had become Almost stoic in their sudden Srief. 'amity and friends attend double funeral rites yester- day afternoon for Clyde moth- er and daughter, Mrs. J. H. Baxter, 75, and Mrs. J. B Ester- ling, about 55. Both were vic- tims ot the tornado which swept through the Callahan county town Friday night, claiming 10 other lives. Eyes lowered, 400 friends filed past th2 flower'bankea side by side at the altar in Clyde's little white Church of Christ. All the while a quartet sanp; softly and the three min- ister, Lloyd. Smith of Clyde, J. G. Malphurs of Haskell and J. C. Stephens of Perrln, stood with heads bowed. 'The sorrow- ing family occupy the front rows, Mr. Easterling seen at the risht with his injured head still bandaged. (Reporter-News staff photo.) Former Abilene Resident Killed' charter members nearly half a cen- tury ago; Easterlfng- girlhood. the church where Mts. had worshipped stnce Minister Malphurs told, of the storm which Job had endured. "There are many Jobs in he paying 66 and 67 cents for wheat, said, 17 to 20 for oats, and 25 and "Disaster strikes'all classes. 36 cents for barley. YIELD REDUCED .On the Fort Worth market Mon- day No. 1 soft wheat brought 88 to 80 cents ana No. 1 hard brought 91 to 93. Oats were sold at 32 to 34 cents for No. 2, 31 and 33 cents for No. 3. Barley brought and 47 cents. Grain dealers in Abilene promised higher prices for "drier" oats com- ing in from threshed crops Ulan that paid for combined oats. County Agent Knox Parr said Monday that although a greater acreage was planted to wheat, and barley in Taylor county this year than last, the yield per acre was generally less. More oats and barley than last year wilt be produced, however, with oats yields running from 20 to 60 bushels per pos- sibly higher in exceptional cases. METHODS CHANGE Wheat crop will be lighter, yields measuring more from three to four bushels on weather-damaged crops to 25 to 30 bushels on better fields. Best-yielding wheat crops have not yet been harvested, however. Parr noted a distinct change from combining methods of har- vesting back to the older binder- thresher method. Numerous bis producers In the county are re- verting to the binder-thresher method, in addition to many small farmers who never scrapped It. Reasons cited for the return was the fact that by binding, then threshing his wheat, the farmer See GRAIN PRICES, Pg. 5, Col. 3. 'Hopper Warriors Continue Campaign DALHART, June 13. Wi An army of SOO men continued a four- county fight against grasshoppers here today as new obstacles were encountered. A week ago it appeared that the migratory hopper hatch was past, but scouts reported today that In scattered spots million.; ot the pests were hatching. High wind ham- pered operations today, drying the poison mash out so rapidly that it -was not effective or rolling it In the dust so the hoppers would not touch It. Well Victim Missing NEW IBERIA. La., June Two seaplanes and small fleet of boats engaged In a futile search to- day for the body of Edward Rich- ardson. 24, blown Into the waters of Vermilion bay yesterday by an ex- plosion that wrecked the rigging of wild gas well, took the lite ot Will H. Palton. famous oil well fire tight- er, and cnVicd the arm of his brotlwr, H. L. Patton of Houston. We do not say God sends all disasters. We know he did send some to accom- plish a definite purpose; we know that disasters prove to man his help- lessness and that there is some power than himself. "It is my task to help those of weak faith to grow stronger and help the faint to say with Job: 'Je- hovah gave and Jehovah hath taken away; Blessed be the name of Je- hovah.' "Job's knowledge of his being loser of material things, even life Itself, sustained him when calamity came. Job's faith In God helped him to defeat the purpose of Satan. VOICE THICKENS "Let's strip Satan of any glory of this disaster. "This calamity to this community gave all ot the world chance to See FUNERALS, Pg. 10, Col. 6 The Weather ABILENE ud rtoujy i WKST TF.XAS: Omit, ihundtr- Tiiwlly rohttrV In 'north And PII Ihe toaM. MKXICO: 'nttly tln daj, Ittandmhowtrs In ran ftfld today. OKLAHOMA: fartly rloudj, I rilrrme portion .1 rdntfeljijr cloudy, nnitltlrd. Kantt of tcmprmturi '-B No Klztat and l r aco, wl jr.lrrdaj, Mirturl Mrs. Roy Gridley, the former Mrs. George L.-Paxton Jr. of Abilene, was killed Monday afternoon in an auto- mobile crash near Birmingham, Ala. Paxlon received the word in a telegram early last night from Mrs. Gridley's sister, Mrs. L. P. Munger, 4308 Clalrmont avenue, Birmingham, Ala. Gridley, seriously Injured, was in a hospital at Etmore, Ala. He and Mrs. Gridley were en route to their home in Birmingham after a week- end visit at the hummer cottage ol her brother. Jack McDavid, and Mrs. McDavid, at Fair Hope. Mrs.-Gridley, until her marriage to Paxton about 12 years ago, was Mitylene McDavid. She left here early this year, a divorce decree having been issued in February, and in March she was married to Grid- ley. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. McDavid, live in Birmingham, as do her brothers, E. R. McDavid Jr. and Jack, and Mrs. Munger, her sister. She was 35 years old. Funeral services probably will be held this Mrs. Munger wired. HSU Prexy Resting Well After Surgery Dr. J.. D. Sanderfer last night was resting satisfactorily, said at- tendants at Hendrick Memorial hos- pital, where yesterday morning the Hardln-Elmmons university presi- dent underwent a minor operation. He may remain in the hospital two or three weeks, however, it was an- nounced. He entered Sunday. The operation was performed by a Dal- las surgeon and an Abilene surgeon. J. D. Eanderfcr Jr. of Brcckcn- rldge, who came to Abilene to be with his father during surgery, returned home later in the day. ADJOURNMENT NEARING- Compromise Spending Rain In New Mexico ALBUQUERQUF.. N. M June 13 rains drenched much of Nex Mexico today, and over the past 24 hours caused one death, slowed up highway traffic and gave promise ot breaking a drouth acute In many portions o fllie state. Commissioners ApproveCily Budget Boost Dudley Estimates Needed in Valuation Hike The operating budget for the city of Abilene for the fiscal year was up yesterday at under actual expenditures last year but an Increase of over the budget outlined for 1937-38. The budget hike this year comes chiefly in additions of departments to the list, rather than in the re- gular departments, six of these be- ing reduced under last year's bud- get figures. STUDY SCHOOLS There is a hike of how- ever In the water department, lor construction of water and sewer lines, one mile each in length, to the Hendrlck Home for Children, and a lew other regular department hikes such as street lights from 835 to This Is In line with the 1637-39 street light expense, which, with new installations made, amounted to In its special finance session yes- terday, a three-hour discussion, the city commission also studied a sum- mary ol 1938-39 requirements .for ihe Abilene public schools, but took no action on this. The school estimates were pre- sented by Supt. L. E. Dudley, who estirnated property valuations must be hiked to to provide the needed local maintenance for schools on the present 61 cent tax Last year's values were DUDLEY APPEABS -Mayor Will W. Hair suggested It might be possible to levy to 65vcents, this being a finance problem yet be worked out. said the achcolx need from the city more .for than last! year. The schools during the last year for1 maintenance purposes. Iteips set up In this year's budget, not liited last year, are for abattoir operation; for perk- Ing meter checking (salary and repairs; end for airport construction. not in the budget was spent on airport con- struction last year.) THREE UNCHANGED Departments reduced: Executive, from J32.700, this including for chairty; cemetery. from parks, from 365; electric, from police, from (expend- iurts last year health, from fire from (expenditures last year, street and bridge, from (expenditures last year abattoir construc- tion, from (expendi- tures last year Budget estimates Audi- iortum, from but to Include this year for the Fair pail: buildings; engineeilng, 900, from street lights, 000, from water depart- ment from airport, from the hike being for new roofs for buildings. Unchanged are library, gas station, employes insur- ance and bonds, Littlefield, Brunson To Address Coaches DES MOINES, Ia.r June Franklin p. Johnson, Drake univer- sity track coach and president of the national track coaches associa- tion, announced here today there would be a meeting of the associa- tion Thursday at Minneapolis In connection with the National Col- legiate A. A. track meet. Coaches scheduled to speak on technique during a roundtable dis- cussion, he safd. Included Clyde Uttletield of Texas, and Emmet Bruson ot Rice institute. Battling Suspect From Speeding Auto's Fender, Sheriff Captures Corn Likker As thrilling as a Dick Tracy comic strip episode was the fight put up by Sheriff Sid McAdams to capture a fleeing bootlegger Mon- day afternoon. McAdams and Deputy Elmer Lowe were returning from Merkel when they saw a suspicious looking person parked in a car on a country road west of Abilene. They drove up to Investigate, but Sheriff McAdams Jtepped from his car, the bootlegger attempted to drive away. The sheriff Jumped on the fender of the moving car and. en- gaged In a hand-to-hand struggle. Deputy Lowe reports that they were embracing In anything but a tender way during a wild, per hour ride down the road. "It was anybody's fight, and I couldn't tell who was going to declared Lowe. The sheriff eventually compelled the driver to stop, however. Meanwhile a "customer" of the frustrated bootlegger appeared. Lowe took him into custody, releasing him later. lu the bootlegger's car was found a half gallon of home-made com and two cases of beer. A few minutes later Sheriff McAdams and Deputy Lowe came upon a man In a clump ol trees near Elm creek.. They looked into the front of his car, but found no way to open the rumble seat. The showed them an Ingenious device, whereby the nimble seat could be opened. Inside they found three cases of beer. Saya Lowe: "Charges will be filed on the both of them." POLICE BULLETS MOW DOWN MEXICAN GENERAL'S REBELS Suspected Follower Of CediNo Killed By Machine Gun Barrage In Shack Raid MEXICO CITY, June bullets wiped out the rebel band of Brie.-Gen.'Earlvie Espejel Chavarrla today. The general, his brother and a policeman were killed when Puebla authorities raided a hillside shack near Chlpllo village when they learned the suspected follower of Gen. Satumlno Cedtllo, himself hunted as a rebel, were sleeping there. A volley ol shots greeted the policemen's orders to Espejel to quit cottage. One man, Atllano Amaro, fell dead. THREE EFFECT ESCAPE Espejel and his brother fled from the house and, when the former tried to mount his horse after disregarding the policemen's repeated orders to surrender, fbw his pUtol, wounding another of the 12 policemen. The remaining agents concentrat- ed- their machine-gup on the pair WTCC Ready, For Dedication Officials the: Vfest' last nighl-that tveirthtajj ".In readiness' for '.opening and dedication of tilt organization's new headquarters building tomor- row. Invited speakers have sent in their acceptances, the pro- gram Is completely mapped and all that remains Is the arrival ot an ex- pected 300 visitors from trie area served by the WTCC. Ueutenant Governor, Walter Woodul and M. E. Heard, head of the textile, department .at Texas Tech, Lubbock, will be the day'j principal speakers! Other speakers will be Mayor W. W. Hair, Abilene; MUbum Mccarty, Nichols, Vemon; P.odio Resolution WASHINGTON, June Tlie senate today adopted a resolu- tion declaring that licensing of standard radio broadcast stations with power In excess of 50 kilo- watts Is contrary' to public inter- EuUand; Ray H. S. Hllburn, Plainvlew, president of the organi- zation, and J. C. Hunter, president ol the Abilene chamber ol com- merce. Woodul will represent the state as speaker on the dedication program at o'clock and Heard will speak at a meeting of the agricultural board at 9 o'clock Wdnesday morn- ing. The dedicaory services will be carried over a seven-station radio hookup originating from KRBC, Abilene. Max Bentley will be mas- ter pt ceremonies and announcer. One o! the features of day will be presentation of certificates of awards won by Individuals and towns at the West Texas chamber of commerce convention in Wichita Falls in April. The framed certifi- cates, signed by Milbum Mccarty, Immediate past president, and D. A. Bandeen, manager, will be present ed to WTCC directors from the home towns of winners. They In turn will present the awards to in- dividual winners. Plans were completed yesterday for a barbecue to be served tomor- row noon in the basement of the headquarters building. Hotels Woo- ten and. Hilton are cooperating In plans for serving the barbecue. Crew Reaches Plane Wreck In Mountains YOSEMITE, Calif.. June A salvage crew which tolled for more than 12 hours through heavy snow on Buena Vista peak, arrived late today it the wreckage of an airliner that crashed March 1 on the storm-veiled mountain, killing nine persons. TWA officials expressed belief the crew would camp overnight be- fore attempting to return with the bodies. LEADING TO DEATH RATE BOTTLED HUMAN BONE MARRO W CONTRACT PNEUMONIA By HOWARD W. BLAKF.St.EE Associated Press Science Editor SAN FRANCISCO. June Human bone marrow, which grows in bottles In a. medical lAboratory at the University of Oregon, has catching pneumonia. The pneumonia was caused by Infecting the living marrow with human pnenmococcus germs, and out of this sliangc experiment, the American Medical association was Inform- ed today, has come a new Idea aboul a treatment thai promis- es to cut the pneumonia death rate. The bottled marrow experi- ments were shown In the scientific exhibits by Edwin E. Osgood, M. D. of University of Oregon medical school, at Portland. He Invented, the method of growing human bone marrow artificially. He uses A new and simplified type of the "tissue culture'1 tor which Col. Charles A. Lindbprgli Invented the artificial heart used at the, Rockefeller Institute in New York. Colonel Lindbergh's keeps whole organs alive. Dr. Osgood's "boMlc culture" goes back nearer the origin of health by growing the cells of which tissues are made, and which sustain the direct attacks ot disease. He takes marrow from the breast bone of living persons with a nccxlle. It k as simple and comparatively painless as taking a drop of blood wlUi needle. This bit of bone mar- row he puts In a small bottle with salts, serum, and air on which the marrow cells live. When it is time to feed the marrow he whirls the bottle In a centrifuge. This temporarily separates the marrow from the waste matter which has form- ed from Its consumption of food. The waste Is drawn off with a hypodermic needle and See BONE MARROW, Pg. 5, Col: 3. Three afoot in the eonf Espejel had been attached. to garrison at Torreon, 300 from San Louis Potosi, where CedilJo'8 followers began an unsuccessful re- volt May 20. i He was dropped from the army as of May 16 for "presumption of guilt of rebellion.1? It was disclosed today that Brig. Gen. Bernabe Avlla Key Wells, Col. Honorio Vizcaino Huesco and an unnamed lieutenant colonel and major had been arrested, accused c{ rebellion. Youthful Convicts And Girl Sought HUNTS VILLE, June 13 Three youthful convicts and a girl who helped them' make their get- away from Harlem prison farm early today were sought tonight by posse. Officers throughout were asked to be on the slate the lokout lor the automobile, which guard Dan Ault believed he had per- forated with bullets as the machine sped away. The convicts were James Smith, 18, alias, serving two years from Gregg county for felony theft; Ira McCoy, 19, Lake Victor, two years and nine months from McCullough county for assault with Intent to rob, and Claude Jett, 20, Atlanta, Tex., serving 15 years from Harrison county for rape. Solons Scrap Program For Railroad Aid Leaders Expect Final Gavel To fall Wednesday WASHINGTON, June The 15th congress was almost ready tonight to Into history. Lead- ers had struck a compromise on the sDenalng-tendlng bill, designed to stimulate the nation's economic system, and had washed their hands, temporarily at least, of troubles confronting the coun- try's railroads. .Those decisions, and compromise" on wage-hour standards reached by a senate -house committee over the week-end, virtually disposed of the major taste on the program for the last days of the session. PRESSURE PERSISTS Several odds and ends, remained to be' cleaned up, but the administration leadership announced that the final gavel would fall Wednesday night, bar- ring unforeseen developments. It was decided a White House conference this morning that the problem of the railroads, many of whtch face financial difficulties In this time of depression, would be postponed until nert session. A few weeks ago, i legislation to'. loosen up RFC loans to was making headway, but railroad labor unions, aroused by the carriers' pro- pcsal-to cut 15 ftr cent, W- glstered strong opposition to the legislation, and It was sidetracked. Despite today's announcements, however, pressure for some legisla- tion assisting the roads .continued. A new compromise was put forward. It consisted of an offerxofi rail- road unemployment insurance bill, approved. by the house and of union opposition to the RFC loin bin: DOLB FIGURE (JET A senate-house 'conference com- mittee agreed tentatively durtog the day on trie spendlng-lendEng. bill. However, the agreement called for separate house votes on two Items added to the bill by, the for additional farm benefits and for adminis- trative expenses. If these items are finally approv- ed, the bill will total The bill, among other things, calls for huge amounts for public works "pump-priming" and for work re- lief. An item of to be spent for direct relief (the dole) in cases of emergency, was cut down by the conference committee to Senator Adams (D-Colo) said some cities, hearing of the Item, were preparing to try to shift to the federal government their responsibility for paying the dole. The wage-hour bill, moulded into a compromise form apparently ac- ceptable to all factions except that which opposes wage-hour legisla- tion as a matter of principle, await- ed action in the house, and possibly the senate, too, tomorrow. Foreign Educators Defy Jap Regime PEIPINO, June Am- erican universities and a French in- stitution today defied orders of the Japanese-established North China regime to participate In political parades and mass demonstrations against the Chinese government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek. Poretgn educators considered the defiance a last stand for academic freedom in the North China region conquered by Japan at the outset of the undeclared war. Chamberlain Preps For Own Defense LONDON. June Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain busily prepared himself today against par- liamentary opposition arising from the bombing of British ships in Spain. The elderly facing R demand for cabinet changes, spent the day conferring at length with Foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax and other aides. Japs Turn Ships Toward Hankow SHANGHAI, June pointed warships and troops from fallen anktng today for a Hi drive up the Yangtze riv- er against the Chinese provisional capital ot Hankow.' In the pith ot the advance, at the upped limit of a "danger zone" charted in a apanefe warn- ing to foreign shipping, lay Ameri- can and British gunboats. Grand Jury Indicts Pair In did Death Couple Charged In Insurance Case ALPINE, June Sheriff H. T. Labeff said tonight a Brewster county grand Jury today returned Indictments against Mr. and Mrs. Francis Black of San An- tonio in connection with the death of 13-year-old Marvin Dale Noblett. The cases were set for trial June 20. A special venire of 100 men was ordered. The Blacks remained in fail here, no bond having been set. They were arrested Saturday after the boy, who had been lelt In their custody two months previously, top- pled from a 400-foot cliff m an iso- lated spot at Agua Prio springs In the Big Bend. Black, 35, San Antonio filling station operator, and Mrs. Blade had been vacaUonlng in this sec- tion. On May 27. District Attomer Alan Fraser said it was learned in an Investigation, a insurance policy was issued in San Antonio on the boy's life with the Blacks as beneficiaries. Mrs. Bobble P. Smith. H, of Har- lingcn, mother of the boy, told au- thorities that the Blacks had dis- cussed adoption of the boy, but that she had insisted that the boy lire with them six months or a year be- fore a decision. More Postmasters WASHINGTON, June The senate confirmed today thi following postmaster Jack V. Gray. RoUn; Martin H, Quest, Aspermont.