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Publication: Abilene Reporter News June 16, 1938

Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - June 16, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS’ OWN MEWmPOttty Abilene Reporter ~i>etos'WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES,"—Bv - - - -|    _____ " Ton VOL LYU I, NO. 19. AiMrtilfl rrrn IAF) ABILENE, TEXAS. THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 16, 1938.—FOURTEEN PAGES Unite* Prfu <lr> PRICE 5 CENTS West Texans Throng WTCC * For Dedication Heiress Sails On Honeymoon With Husband AT    ON deficiency bill— Forbtddaa Her By Irate ShipOwMf Falter    OIigT GSS Unable    To AdlOUm Headquarters Is % Jammed By 500 From Wide Area (See Page 2 for Reglfttratlon at WTCC Or-monlc**.) West Texans from Port Worth to Pl Paso and Del Rio to Canadian Jammed the new headquarters home of the West Texas chamber of commerce Wednesday aa it was dedicated to the sen-Tee of the vast empire it centers. A memorable day combining business sessions and dedicatory activities culminated in an open house from 3 to IO o'clock, when WTCC staff members were hosts to Abl leni&ns, An estimated 500 persons filed through the building during Ult reception period to view the resource and museum institute and office quarters of the organization Ii ROA IX \ST CLIMAX Visited at the open house saw not only the exhibits, but moving pictures of 40 West Texas towns as well. The day-long program reached its climax in one-hour dedication ceremonies from 2 to 3 o'clock, broadcast over a seven-s a ion West, Texas radio network. Max Bent-, ley, WTCC editorial board chairman and manager of Radio Station; KRBC in Abilene, was master of ceremonies. Opened by a half-hour "radio tour ' of the resource exhibit, in which speakers from each of the chamber respects Further Trusts Established For HOMES RAZED BY JAP AIR BOMBS Storm Orphans Gifts To General Tornado Aid Fund Fail To Increase Andrea Luckenbach. 18, daughter of Edgar P. Luckenbach shipping magnate, puts a rose in the buttonhole of William Dobbs, 25-year-old gen tleman rider and saddle salesman, whom she married in defiance of her father, She is heiress to $1,000,000. Trust funds for Jess Donald Rutledge three-year-old hero of the Clyde tornado, and his three- month-old brother, Daryl, are growing on at least three fronts. The first began when an anonymous person sent one dollar to the Reporter-News, That fund had grown to $9.50 last night, contributors Wednesday including Wanda ; Leu Pruitt 25 cents, Terry Stewart Dorsett. 25 cents, Mrs. Ella Howell of Coleman $1. B, C. Howell of Coleman ll, "A Friend'' 50 cents, Donald Dreanen ti. Mrs, R. L. Weeks 25 cents, George Sewell Jr, 25 cents cash 50 cents. Earl C. Hays $1, Mr and Mrs. H, Lewis 50 cents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Smith 50 cents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Lewis 50 cents. START TRUST FUND A former Abilene woman now living in Fort Worth sent the First National bank at Baird $5 to be PORT WASHINGTON, N. T„ June 15-(UP)-Billy Dobbs and his hdd ln    and    I    E    PoWell>    pU>* ■s IO districts described their t    sound    on    a    four-day    yachting    honeymoon    ^'LT1 e booths, the broadcast a1    IS*#    Jj?le    fath?r    Commodore so featured dedicatory and acceo-    Si    Luckenbach and a score of friends who    saw them through s< lea >.,011 a aleatory and aeoep trying 24 hours preceding their marriage yesteday. tance speeches by Abnene civic lead- The wedding was stoutly opposed by the bewhiskered ship-owner. c.s and WTCC executives.    who built a fortune with the steamship line that bears his name Andrea Principal address was by Lieut.- Luckcnh.v'h, known to her Long Island friends as "Bubbles,” had nn- Gov Waiter Woodul. who commend- n{H®Cpd her intention to marry thp yourn: biftter and egg salesman who, IL'O.Z: IL": -°" .to* b«    %    for    »&Uving°"    WnUhnUr and • «“' TO INHERIT AT 21 chamber which he termed a "cham pion' of the area’s rights and •'spokesman'' for its opportunities. MCCARTY ACI EFTS WooduI described West Texa* as "an empire within itself x x x the answer to the dream of the hardy pioneer desiring cheap and fertile land, superior climate, a home among white Anglo-Saxons, a place with elbow room." Coleman Host To Ex-Rangers COLEMAN. June 15 — (Spl > — “Let him cut us off." Dobbs said, referring to reports that the eom-| modore would disinherit his pretty, j vivacious, blonde daughter. We ll ; get along somehow.” j Even in that event however, the i prospects were bound to be brighter j in three years, when Bubble* comes I into about $1,000,000 from the estate of her mother, the former An- Abilcne s official poke^ nan on j Or av haired men, who served in J drea Marie Fenwick of Toronto. The ceremony was performed at the broadcast was Mayor Will Hair, Texas' colorful peace officers’ or-irtio welcomed visitors and present- gani?atjon half a century ago. will rd-the building to the WTCC as a gather In Coleman tomorrow to swap pit from the city.    yams and be entertained by a pro- , "Abilene was glad to be selected gram arranged for the annual con-as headquarters for this great reg- vention of the Ex-Rangers’ associa-iona, organization" Mayor Hair tion . •aid "but we would not have been It will be a three-dav meet, open-nearly so happy if we had not felt ing ln thf morning at Camp Colo-that the selecuon w** also for the rftdo replica ln clty park good of .he West Texas chamber Thursday's program, announced en commerce and the area it serves by a chamber of commerce com-We believe xxx that it will be of mlttee in charge, follows: Registrant .e and mo: i service to all of Wait tion; business session at which com-’ he concluded.    mitteea wiU be appointed by Major The WTCC s immediate post George Black of Comanche, head of president. Milburn McCarty of East* the Ex-Rangers’ association; welled, accepted the building as re- come address by Mayor E P Scar-glonal headquarters.    borough of Coleman; recognition of 111 MI K DEDIC'ATES    visitors wl’h Mrs R C. Gay of San- Ray Nichols of Vernon, accepting ta Anna making the introduction, the struc ure as tile home of the Addresses are scheduled Friday by WTCC resource and museum inst!- Col- L. C. Crlmmins of San Antonio; tu'e, declared "the West Texas and Capt. Jack Elgin, pioneer Tex-chambcr of commerce is in position an- also trom San Antonio. Colonel not only to tell but also to show Crimmtns will tell of interesting the world what we have here in events that occurred in and around West Texas.    old Camp Colorado. Some of his the Great Neck home of Mrs. Adelaide Garni, wife of the vice-president of the Grace steamship lines, competitor of the Luckenback concern. Mrs. Garni has befriended the couple many times in the four years they have been sweethearts. She had helped them find a minister and then get a supreme court waiver on the three-day marriage law after the Rev. Dr. William Grime of St. Pauls Episcopal church withdrew his original offer , to marry them. It was reported that he was barraged with protests from members of his fashionable congregation and friends of the commodore. With the help of friends, however, they enlisted the services of the Rev Richard Hegarty, rector of the Methodist Episcopal church here. neer merchant and retired banker added another $5 Further contributions were asked. Yesterday it was announced two fine Hereford heifers and $10—the beginning- of a cattle herd—were donated at Merkel. Meanwhile contributions to the general storm relief fund dropped to almost nothing. The grand total rose less than $500 Wednesday. It now stands at $6,010.61 (estimated). But the needed total was far from reached Ten to fifteen thousand dollars was greatly needed. Announcement was made Wednesday of a benefit amateur boxing show to be staged at the 8potato r I urn in Abilene Monday night. All proceeds will go to the Clyde fund. Mervin Barackman. owner of the arena, donated his services and use of the plant. Ray Crowell, president of the Abilene boxing club and a leader in promoting amateur sports, will aid Barackman in Un- House Passes Farm Loan Bi BAKER CLAIMS GAS STENCH RUINS BREAD Over FDR Veto Rail Unemployment Compensation Bill Sent To President WASHINGTON. June 15. — (ZP)— Efforts to bring the 75th congress to a close tonight failed when senate and house differed on a comparatively minor issue—a deficiency bill carrying a $289,000,000 to eke ; out funds of several government agencies. The chambers will meet again tomorrow, when leaders will make another effort to wind up legislative affairs. OVERRIDE FDR's VETO Late today the house rebelled against President Roosevelt's leadership on a farm question. It voted 244 to 87, to over-ride his veto of Baird, june is.—AU foul smells are bound to get into trouble lf they Just krep floating around long enough. Sometime ago the Community Natural Gas company adopted the practice of putting a chemical “stink” into its gas. The purpose, sweet-smell-ing enough, was to make gas leaks more easily detectable, thus preventing fires and explosions. But now J. L. Moore, former operator of a bakery In Baird, has filed suit. against the gas company for $2,900 damages He alleges the gas leaked from the pipes got into his ovens, and so vilely scented his bread that his thriving business was ruined. The suit is set for trial Thursday at Baird. No doubt the truth and Justice will be smelled out of the stench. Day In Washington By the Associated Press Differences over a $289,000,000 deficiency bill blocked efforts of administration leaders to adjourn congress. Both houses will convene again Thursday. m&r t * The house over-rode a veto by President Roosevelt of legislation continuing cut-rate interest rates on certain federal land bank loans on farm lands. The vote was 244 to 87. Cash Kidnaper Found Guilty Judge Postpones Passing Possible Death Sentence Congress approved a system of unemployment compensation for railroad workers. Once a fine home In the Tungxhan district of Canton, China, this house present* its ruined facade for the hail of death and destruction that had been pouring down on Canton for early two weeks. The airman's bomb made quite an artistic effect when it left these balconies hanging down forlornly. The house rebuffed John L. Lewis, CIO leader, for the second time this week, when leaders refused to force a vote on a labor standards bill he desired passed MIAMI, Fla, June 15—67*V— Franklin Pierce McCall, 21. was I frmally adjudged guilty todav of kidnaping James Bally Cash Jr.,— a crime punishable by death. Circuit Judge H. F Atkinson deferred imposing sentence until tomorrow. Florida statutes provide electro-| aition for ransom kidnaping unless Jury recommends life imprison- See STORM RELIEF, Pg. 2 Col 3 POLICE quell relief uprising AMID CRIES 'WE ARE HUNGRY' ment. There was no Jury because a measure continuing low interest McCall pleaded guilty of abduc-rates on certain loans made on    at a we)ira*'ar- hearing yes- farm land by the federal land ,%-rday banks, and on farm product* by | Indicted also for murder, he was land bank commissioners.    tried only on the kidnaping charge Senator Barkley of Kentucky, the after he pleaded Innocent of the major leader, predicted the senate 1 five-year-old boy’s death. President Prepares For Son s Wedding Cleveland's Welfare Director Warns 'Troublemakers' May Lose All Aid After a gala “cake pagne’ reception at home, the newlyweds and cham-the Garni came here J. C. Hunter Dresident of th* experiences while coming through and hoarded the yacht Islam Mo-Abiiene chamber of commerce, ded- thls ^ctlon ln ^ pioneer days will rada " owned by the brides half- NAHANT, Mass.. June 15—UP)— Secret service men of the White House detail moved quietly through this sea-girt town today in final preparation for President Roosevelt’s arrival for the Saturday wedding of his youngest son, John, and Anne Lindsay Clark. When John and Anne set out tonight to fill part of their crammed social calendar, plans had been completed for the chief executive to land from the yacht Potomac at the historic .seaport of Salem, not far distant, just in time to motor to the wedding ceremony. CLEVELAND, June 15.——A quickly-subdued disturbance in a city relief office today brought a warning from Fred W Ramsey, city welfare director, that "trouble-makers" would be deprived of all ald also would over-ride the veto. A senate-house conference committee settled today the touchy question of distributing $212,000.-000 in benefit payments among farmers, principally growers of cotton, com and wheat. Each chamber had wanted to divide the money differently, but conferees chose the house proposals which provide that $86,400,000 shall go to McCall, a minister's son. was the only defense witness. The state based its case on testimony of federal agents and identification by Mr and Mrs James Bailey Cash Sr. of the pajamas found on the child’s decomposed body 12 days after he disappeared from his princeton, Fla., home May 28. McCall explained he was tempted by visions of the $10,000 ransom. He A milling group of 75 persons shouted we want food orders” and    $68,800,000    to    com    and    $63    -    made    no    effort    to    repudiate    a    IO threatened to break into administrative quarters. Policemen restored order. Joseph Mullarkey. police sergeant, was bitten on the hand as teated the building for Abilene and related by Captain Elgin West Texas, describing it as "a big Former Iexas Ranger N J building for a big organization.” brother. Lewis Luckenbach. of Archer Cliv. Jones who has been visit- He: bm 6 Hilburn, president of ing ln Coleman and Santa Anna the the WITT’, declared the organza- past several da-vs- w111 tf,ll history of Woods To Appear Af Trent Dedication Hurt By Falling Rig lion would now be in better poet tion to serve in its spacious new quarters. "We know the organization will now launch an era of service greater See DEDIC ATION, Pg. 2, Col. 6 the rangers. Texan Confirmed As Swedish Envoy Canton Bombed CANTON, July 16—(Thursday) — (AP) — Japanese bombers raided Canton again today in a series of attacks beginning before dawn and adding new havoc to China's largest southern city. It was believed heavy loss of life was caused. More than 7,000 casualties have been caused by similar Japanese raids of the past thjee weeks. The aerial invaders defied a curtain of anti-airc i it gunfire which proved ineffectual. WASHINGTON. June IV—I’ ! The senate confirmed today the I appointment of Frederick A. Sterl-| Ing of Texas to be minister to Sweden, succeeding Fred Morris Dearing. Sterling formerly was I minister to Estonia and Latvia. FBI Chief In Crash WASHINGTON, June 15    — J. Edgar Hoover, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Clyde To I son. assistant director, were slightly bruised in an automobile accident tonight. TRENT, June 14—L. A Woods, I state superintendent of public instruction, will be main speaker at dedication of Trent's new school and gymnasium Friday night. Also on the program is J. Bryan Bradbury, state representative for the Abilene district. Immediately following the dedication, the new plant will be opened and lighted for inspection by visions. "Lighting, convenient arrangement and pleasing bean y of this new school is gaining for it the name of being one of the best small school plants in this section of Texas,' said Supt. R. L. Fortune in announcing the program. ELECTRA. June 15—(^—Gerald Gillum. 28. of Electra was taken to a Wichita Falls hospital suffering from serious injuries received today when an oil derrick collapsed on a lease 16 miles south of here. arrested Mrs. Cella Maryn. 37, on a charge of scratching a woman relief investigator's face Another woman client slapped relief visitor yesterday, officials said ‘ We are going to protect our staff and prosecute anyone attacking relief staff members.'' declared Ramsey. City officials have said emergency funds made available last week by the state legislature would last only the remainder of this month, on a restricted basis, because of necessary payments of back rent, utilities bills and administrative salaries he ■ Oil Output Due Further Slash 200.000 to wheat. The money is in- page confession introduced by the I eluded In the administration's big state. spending-lending bill, which totals —---— “m.rr-d.nci^cT bu.«». up f0"™’ Colorado** In the senate, that chamber tacked In Kidnaping CaSO on $10,000,000 In various minor amendments Thereupon conferees BROWNWOOD, June 15.—Hubert threw up their hands and decided j C. Greener. 29, of Colorado, Texas, not even to attempt the task until was given five years here today on tomorrow.    a charge of kidnaping Jack Lon- j One measure passed today by the don, Brownwood funeral director, senate and sent to the White House with intent to extort $1,000 from would set up a system of unemployment compensation for railroad workers, a tax of three per cent See CONGRESS, Pg. 2. Col. 6 him. Lois Greener, wife of the convicted man. faces similar charges as the result of events here April 6, in which two shots were fired at London as he escaped from an apartment. Greener's parents live at Birdville. The Weather today north AVILE.NI today. MEST TIV**:    Tartly cloudy and Friday, aam*'what warmer In portion today. I Isl’ TI \ \>:    VI twat t > i loud)', probably acattcred thundershower* In south portion todw’ and friday. NEM MENKO:    Tartly cloudy today AU8TIN, June 15—<AV Texas’ oil production allowance,, increased since June I by well completions, wll be cut tomorrow to almost as low as at the start of the month.    _ The reduction will be in pur- Spanish Insurgents suance of the state railroad com-    *-* Ll tn • missions new policy to discourage VJpCH UOUDlC UMVO unnecessary drilling. Until June I, th# per w ell allowable* had been HENDA YE. France (at the Span-left unchanged for an entire month Frontier), June 15—/P>—Insur-regardles* of the number of new 8«*nt armies today pressed a double producers completed. The policy I drtv* against two widely-separated COLORADO. June 15—<SpD—One    now m effect requires the    same    Spanish government strongholds in    <Ira C. Potts, refinery emplove of the biggest crowds to throng    aggregate allowance to each    field    wha’ nppeared to be a large scale    whose dismissal is a major dispute Colorado's street* In recent years    on toe 16th of the month    as on    campaign to end the civil war    in a National Labor Relations board gathered here today to hear W    toe first except for exempted    pools    0° toe Mediterranean coast, In-    complaint against the Continental Lee OThuiiel, candidate for gov-j Rodessa and East Texas will be    (*neralissimo Francisco Oil company, denied in testimony O'Daniel Packs 'Em In At Colorado NLRB Plaintiff Denies 'Loafing' PONCA CITY, Okla.. June 15— exempted from the cutback, the Francos columns struck toward today that he wa* discharged after ernor, in a campaign speech.  _____      .    .      _    _______ The crow'd began gathering at former because of its tri-state char-! ^mgee-crowded Valencia after the repeated warnings against loafing mid afternoon for an appearance artel-. The proration factor for each    °*    Ca~stf,d°n    de    la    Plana    gave    or.    the    Job. OKI.AHOMS:    <    bunty    lo partly to lay and Friday, Kangr of Irmprraturr ynlrrdi) cloudy VFVV Pick Amarillo and tri.iat; lit!lr .‘hangr in trmprraturr■ scheduled at 4 p. rn. When it was East Text* wel] has not been a<'rpJv*. ^ centra! coastal piain. The question was aimed by Wil- .......*-    —    •    changed    in    many    months    In    ®°uthfrh    Spain    a    sudden    at-j Ham H Zwick, Continental counsel, The commission will" determine on toe long dormant Pennaro- as Potts went to the stand in a the proration policy for July after * va ser?°r northwest of Cordoba in-! hearing before E. R. Strempel, the monthly hearing here next dicat*d insurgents were starting a Washington, trial examiner hearing Monday With crude oil stocks low- general offensive to put government the case preparatory to an inter-er than a year ago, indications I de^endera between two fires.    mediate report. AM 17 'ti 74 7;t Two Airmen Hurt HOUSTON June 15 — r—A M. Roster, 38 of Houston, and John A. Gloetzell. 48. of Spencer, la, WACO, June 15 — Ti—Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars selected Amarillo for their 19th annual encampment, installed new officials and adjourned their meeting here HOI K I t I 4 ft ft 7 t»J M4 Ut BS Al *7 »4 HI learned that ODaniel had been delayed, the group remained in town until his arrival at 7 p. m. Speaking at the Ruddick park amphitheater. O'Daniel was heard by 4,000 persons, impartial ob- 72    ........ 7.1    ........ 7*       ft I*    ........... »    ............ St    . ........ IO    ., »4    ......    ll    ..... DD    Noon    Mulntftht ,onlKh.' in ux,“v ft-£'«*a;wr'3* por.    «... airplane crashed in a pasture at the Arthur was elected departmental * >'‘lir    *na    24- edge of Houston.    commander    Sun»Pt    >r»t<-rd*y.    7:4fi;    ftonrlM    today, .        •    ft:3S; •uitypt today, 1:47. servers reported. Attending the have been given that the statewide rally were residents from a thirty- Saturday field shutdowns will be mile radius of Colorado. lifted. 7ft lo Hague Spurns CIO, Labor Party's Aid Six-Year-Old Saves Tot From Drowning NEWARK. N. J , June 15.—— LONGVIEW. June 2—Six- Support of the democratic party by year-old boy dived into Lake Levy USING BACTERIA BAIT— Surgeon Evolves New Technique To Prevent Peritonitis' Development After Operations N BRIGADE COMMANDER QUITS SPAIN PRAISING AMERICANS By ROBERT OKIN BARCELONA, Spain, June 15 —i/P\—Lieut, col. Vladimor Co-pic. for almost 16 months commander of the 15th International brigade in the Spanish war, uttered as his valedictory tonight the belief that his American volunteers made excellent, lf naive and inexperienced, soldiers. Typical of the    American fighters under him, he said, was their action in training, when they wduld shout and cheer during mock attacks "like children.” "But I like them." continued the quiet, sturdy, close-clipped Yugoslav officer, who prepared today to leave Spain after leading the government's 15th brigade—which includes most of the American soldiers here— practically since its beginning. "Tile Americans are good people Their preparation was not good, but despite their weaknesses they worked well. "Considering thev had no military experience, they made excellent records. They lacked trained officers and were somewhat naive about discipline. They thought when they wore not fighting they needed no discipline—but a good soldier must be prepared before operations begin. "Take the manual of arms. The French. Czechs, Germans, Slavs, and Bulgarians all came with elementary knowledge of how to handle a gun. But the English and Americans had to be taught from the beginning. "In action, the Americans were excellent in attack, but they haven't much—how do you say it?—endurance.” Colonel Copic has turned CIO unions and the American La bor party was repudiated today by Mayor Frank Hague of Jersey City. a vice-chairman of the democratic national committee Explaining in federal court that south of Longview today and rescued his two-year old playmate from drowning Br HOWARD W. BLAKESLEE Associated Press Science Editor SAN FRANCISCO. June 15- deaths, he said, and the causes of these were questionable. In peritonitis, he explained, germs Hollis Bo vet t    6 was walkine Pe**toniUs toe highly fatal abdomi- which multiply at the site of the *    *    '    ®    j    Viol    infftX/N    f    4AM    oats    Ka    j*    !       a    .    AS-    .    .»:    * with Sonny Day, 2, when a dog na! infection, can be prevented, it ran between them and knocked the wa‘!i reP°ttcd to the American Med- over his command to a Spanish officer, and the remodelled Spanish army now takes full control of all the government's armed forces. The important thing for Americans, he said, is the role they could play in the American army in any future war. Lessons from the Spanish conflict. Copic said, are that morale and people are more important than arms, and that preparation for war before It actually starts is very important. he spoke only for himself, he said smaller lad into the lake Hollis. ic^ anociation today wound to cause the disease, produce toxins. These poisons are ultimately carried to the heart, and if in he would spurn campaign contd- a good swimmer for his age, plung-1 . j . buttons from both groups becasse cd in. pulled his playmate to the    bacteria    as    bait The treatment is a new principle— large quantities their presence there Germs causes death. they fell in the class he has labeled "■undesirables'' and communistic. Crushed By Magnet TEXAS CITY. June 15—(AP)— Frank Paster, 54, employed as a hoisting engineer, was killed today when a huge electric magnet used for lifting scrap Iron fell from where it was suspended above him He was standing on a railroad track "t the time, handling scrap iron for export. surface and dragged bank. him to the are planted at the point where peri-1 By a sort of poetic justice Dr. tonitis is    likely to start after an op-    Steinberg uses as bait uhe    same —    oration    Their presence attracts a    germs that cause peritonitis.    He rush of phagocytes, the 'white tad- kills these germs with formaldehyde poles which are the body's natural and places them in gum tragacanth, defenses because they eat bacteria, the substance of which mucilage is HOT 9PRTNOS Ark Tim* i The phagocytes are trapped for . made. It prevents the dead germs n w    \    i some time at this location, and pre- from being carried away by the i/o    ^    arrival    of    an    , vent peritonitis infection from get- body's fluids and holds them until El Paso o..leer today to take into ting a start. The first 2,000 human j the phagocytes arrive. •    young    couple    who    they    cases on    which this unique treat-    To the gum is added aleurone^ a said had admitted beating    anti    rob-    ment was used were described in    type of W'heat flour used for    dia- bing William Woodward, 30, of El the scientific exhibit hy Bernard betics. Its presence stimulates the Hitchhikers Admit Beating, Robbery Paso after he had given them a ride rn his automobile June 7. Steinberg M D., of the Toledo hospital, Toledo, Ohio. There were two human bone marrow more phagocytes. to produce ;

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: June 16, 1938

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