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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1938, Abilene, Texas WIST TEXAS' WM MEWiMPER VOL. LVI11, NO. 32. OR WITH OFFENSE TO PRILNDS 'OR FOES WE YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS JT Discovery Finds Field's Third And Deepest Oil Sand Estimated good for 700 to barrels psr 'day, Hurhb'a Oil ft Refining company's sec- ond well of the Old Noodle Creek field late Wednesday headed oil naturally to open the third and deepest produc- ing zone of the southwestern Jones country area. FISHER WELL The discovery, a diagonal south- west offset lo the firm's No, 1 I. N. Irwin which opened-Fisher county pay two months ago, had shown oil through a hole full of water earlier in the It is known as No. 1 Riley Horton. Six-inch casing, underreamed to 2.910 feel lale yesterday, completed a shutolf of upper water and the well filled' and made its first head within three and a half hours. The shorty flow was estimated at about S5 bgrr'elj of oil. and was believed lo have cleaned the well. Production h from a pure sand which had been tentatively cor- related as that of the Swastika- producing In the Chittenden dts- Other oil news on page 7. covery well to the drilled from to a total depth of feet. Main porosity was bgeed from 2.928 to feet. ACRE BLOCIC No. 1 Horton Is located 330 feet qiit of Ihe northeast corner of sfc- .v-'tion survey, on part of a totsl assembly of about 13.000 ecrcs held by Humble'on the cast of Noodle.Cfe.eV- fisld. its No. 1 Irwln Into Fisher county lime saturation at feet in obtained production of 90 barrels per day from the horizon, about 100 feet be- low that ot the Noodle Creek pay. No. 1 Horlon drilled a slight show- ing of oil in the same horizon at 2.555-58 leet and deepened into water. It was drilled with spudder by Butler A: Home Drilling- com- pany. DRILLING WILDCAT Humble is also drilling another wildcat In the same eastern Noodle Creek area, the No. 1 Dallas Joint Slock Land Bank, approximately four miles to the northeast. The test drilled through dry Noodle Cvcek lime today and continued past feet to test the Fisher county expected about feet. H Is located 990 feet from tht west and 4.458 feet from the south lin-s of the M. Fragosa survey No. New Pay Hit As Humbles Noodle Creek Well Heads Estimate Flow At Better Than 700 Bbls Daily ABILENE, TEXAS: THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE so, FOURTEEN PAGES I nil ra Fmi ILri Rep. Bruce Barton Counsels Fellow Republicans To Capture FD's Faith BRUCE BARTON.; INDIANAPOLIS, June Rep. Bruce Barton said today the "mass feeling" of whether "well founded or Ill- President Roosevelt was "the controlling political In- fluence of our and advised the republican party to try to cap- ture that faith for Itself. In a plain-spoken keynote speech prepared for the Indiana state re- publican convention, Barlon pro- jected a party campaign program which would accept Ihe new deal reforms deemed but would put national administration back in the hands of a "republican party cleansed, chastened, dedicated town-Ice." He told the convention that to ignore the president's popular appeal was "blindness; to in- veigh against U is political In- sanity." JAPS BAN PRODUCTION FOR HOME USE OF COTTON GOODS Act Designed To Boost Export Trade, Fill Coffers To Fight Chinese War By MORIN TOKYO, June M.-Wh-confident ol her greatest asset use 31 The decree was designed In part to promote export trade, particularly In cotton textiles, without Increas- ing Imports of raw de- vice to expand financial resources On the west side of Ihe Noodle Creek field, results were awaited from a scheduled acid treatment on the Robert Oil Cor- See OIL, Pf. ii, col. 5 Rebels Try To Crock Valencia Defense HENDAYE. FRANCE (AT THE SPANISH June '9- Q a deluge of bullets, haiid grenades, bombs and shells the Spanish insurgents attempted to crack the Valencia defense line to- day near Its center, about 33 miles north of the seaport cily. The Insurgents said Valencia's de- fenders were forced !o retire. Gov- ernment dispatches admltled the force of (he aliack, southwest of Ribesalbcs. and the loss of several strategic positions. Dorothy Comer Beauty Chpice; City's Representative. In 'Goddess' Event Darothy Comer was awarded first place In the Booster club sponsored bathing beauty revue before a capa- city house at the paramount theater last night. Thereby she automatical- ly won the double honor of being Abilene's entry In Ihe "Goddess ot West Texas" "cmpetition ni Sweet- water July 15 and tiic sweetheart of the Boosters. Miss Comer Is the 16-year-old daughter 01 Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Comer, 1166 South Fifteenth.. She was graduated from Abilene high school in June, was dub editor for the school annual, the. Flashlight, and plans this fall to attend either C.I.A. at Denton or Texas university at Austin. STAFFORD TRIP Tlie Booster club is making ela- borate plans for her as club sweet- heart. Her first official duty will be to accompany the Abilene delega- tion to Stamiord July 4. Then comes the Sweetwater trip July 15, and the Coleman rodeo July 13, H, 15 and If Dorothy wins the Goddess title, she will receive a one week all ex- pense paid trip to Galveston. Three other girls were also honor- ed at the revue. They were Dot Ezelle, Betty Jo Bowman, and Lola Jo McCombs. Each was awarded second place In the opinion of the judges. Judging was done by a group of live representatives from the Min- eral Wells Junior chamber ot com- merce. They were Harry Coulson president; Conrad Brady. Wesley Barrett, A'obie Glenn and Fred Brown. Compress Sup't Slightly Improved Condition of A. L, Stewart, sup- erintendent of the Western Com- prcv's and Storage company, was re- ported as slightly Improved last night by attendants at the Hcn- drick Memorial hospital. Stewart has been seriously 111 for several days of a slrcplococclc Infection and underwent a blood transfusion Tuesday. Prisoner's Beating Case Goes To Jury WAXAHACHIE. June The case of B. B. Black, former Ellis county prison guard charged with murder In connection with the fatal beating of a negro prisoner went to the Jury late today. Black, taking the sland today, de- nied kicking or hitting the prisoner. Cedcl Lambctl, and raid he lapped Lambert on the feet with a light slick to arouse him. lo meet war costs. WILD EXCITEMENT The move brought wild excite- ment to textile markets as manu- facturers fought to buy up raw cotton. Export manufacturers were happy a pros- pective, shirjr curtailment -of .rtp- mestle In near panic. "The lOTtrnmtnt the ban TO "absolutely necessary" and, wilh a warning against hoarding or profiteering, an- nounced a corps of "economic detectives" had been set up. The government pleaded for calmness and assured its people that present slocks of raw cotton would be sufficient to last thts year and that stable fiber and synthetic products would be used replacement thereafter. Storm, Eorthquode Plague Jap Isles TOKYO. June worst storm in 60 years in addition to a heavy earth- quate today left a death toll of 100 persons, most ot them in Tokyo and Yokohama. A fraction more than 12 inches of rain fell between dawn and mid- night Wednesday. A cltff behind the Tokyo mansion of Baron Takaklmi Mitsui crashed town on twelve houses burying 40 persons, ten of whom were known to have been killed. Ten others were killed similarly in Yokohama, and in Kanagawa Prefecture 26 deaths were reported. Forty deaths were reported in scattered regions. 'The deluge broke every record since Japan's central meteorological cbscrvatory was established 60 years ago. Police said 150.000 homes In Tokyo alone were inundated with See JAPAN, Vs. H, Col. 4 Attend Ballinger's 52d Birthday Fete South, Connally Pay Tributes To County Pioneers By HARRV HOLJ BALLINGER, June Ballinger birthday was observed to- It was the 52d. The of the many smilar gala occasions here well attended with a crowd estimated at Jamming streets and the courthouse lawn in late af- ternoon. Among this group were 600 Run- nels county and their wives and husbanos who came to (Ms sec- tion 45 years ago or longer. It was to those sturdy pioneers that hom- age was paid by principal speak- ers and members of younger gener- ations. Cilmaiini event the old- timers was a barbecue at noon and a "pioneer1' address by Charles E. South of Coleman, representative from the Zlst congressional district. In paylnc tribute lo those of pioneering dayj in South said (hose in Runnels county are more forceful because they are sons and daughters of pioneers. JNEEI) MORE PIONEEBS That there remains plenty of room for continued trail blazing was stressed by South and Senator Tom Connally, but in a new channel, they added. South said pioneers are needed today In governmental af- fairs to break away from tradition and launch new programs with new Ideas. Connally stressed importance of pioneering in the field of develop- ing natural resources of the great United States. "Optimists built towns like Bal- Hnger, not Connally said. Runnels county today has two- thirds as many citizens as Texas' had in 1836 when only Anglo Saxons had ventured into this part of the southwest, he said. "There been no automatic advance for state or the nation. That must come of the people and it takes re- sources of mind, character, patriot- ism and the will to go-forward, more so than the. material resources we !ee'k4o he QUEEN CROVVN'ED Highlight of the day's ac-t'lvtties was crowning petite Wesley Jane Reese queen of the celebration to- night at the spectacular Ballinger historical pageant, a reproduction of the history ot Runnels county and Ballinger. A cast of talents-took part In the event which See BALLI.VGER, Pf. 14, Col. I PRICE 5 CENTS BACK TO NOVEMBER LEVELS- Stocks Hit New '38 Highs ONE TIME FOES MEET ON BATTLEFIELD Two Postmasters Die On Same Day GREENVILLE, June took two of Htint county's postmasters within six hours today. Fred E. Horton. Greenville postmaster and publisher ot the Evening Banner, died first hours later W. C. Dowcll, 67, Lone Oak postmaster, aiid president of the Lone Oak Slate bank, died in a hospital. They were close friends and had served approximately Ihe same number of years In their federal positions Willis Nominated For Van Nuys' Seat June Indiana republicans today put their hope for November senatorial suc- cess in Raymond E. Willis, stocky, 62-year-old, country editor, choos- ing him over former Senator James E, Watson nnd four others. Meeting in .state convention, they nominated Willis for the senate seat of Frederick Van Nuyi, democrat, who, tagged for retirement by the democratic state administration, has started a campaign for re-election as an independent. Navy Building Begun WASHINGTON. June The navy started Its billion-dollar fleet expansion program today by assigning lo four navy yards the construction of ten auxiliary craft expected to cost The Weather Aim.KM: UKSf TK.XA8: Mwlh aj anrt HAST TEXAS: ar and 1'rlday. Mitral klnllj r'Brtly eloody Mwlly Thutt- rloiyJjr ih OKI.AIICIMA: rarll) rlouitj- TV.nrsdi- t'ridaj-. .NT.1V Than KrldKr; wum'fr TlmrMSay- AM Horn I'M 99 si HIshrM 'and m. Abilene Woman Supplies Comple fe Words To 'Sweet Adeline' Purrnr tTic R n f TJ a. c? t Succor lo the S P.EB.S.QS.A. in ts pica for all the words of the bar- lies' favorite. "Sweet came Promptly from an Abllcnlan yester- f Yesterday morning's Rcporler- S'cws carrier! ft United Press slory In vhlch the society for the Prescrva- and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America wked for the verses of the song to >ublish In Its official songbook. A jrcmlum ot free membership certlfl- :ate, "showing a shaving brush upon it hot was 3Iaced nl stake. Mrs. B. Cogdell, 2235 South Jtxtb, Rtpotter-Nein of- lice ye.slerday morning and said she had the enllre song. she was n small girl living wllh her parents at Hereford, two men from Illinois gave her the song. "1 don't but I guess they gave It to me.'' she said, "be- cause I used to lead my room at school In singing.'' Here Is the entire song as she read It to a reporter last night: "In the eve when I sll alone a-dreamlng of flays gone by, love, to me so dear, There's picture that In fancy 'oft appearing, brings back the lime, love, whrn you were near. 11 Is then I wonder where you are. My darling, snd If your heart to h still the same. Por the sighing wind and the nightingale a'slngins of breath- ing your own sweet name. (Chorusi Sweet Adeline. My Adeline At dear heart for you I pine In all nvy dreams your fair face beams YouYe the flower of my heart, Sweet Adeline. "I can see your smiling face as when we wandered by Ihe brookside. Just you and I And U seems so real limes, 'lil 1 awaken all vanished dream gone by. It we meet sometime In after years, my darllnp. I trust I will lind'your love slill mine. Ttioush my heart Is sad and clouds above are hov'rlng. the sun again', love, tor me would shine." (Chorusi Mrs. cosdell went on lo say that she did not plan to send in the words to the society. Ever since she was given Ihe song she has Sce 'ADELINE', If. Col. S Dr. Overton H. Mennett 89, national commander of the Grand Army of the Re- public, and.James R. Paul, 105, EX-SOLDIERS CAMP ON OLD BATTLE SITE GETTYSBURG, Pa., June 29.- lhan old soldiers camped together tonight where many of them met in battle 15 years ago. Their tents, where the blue and gray fighting "boys" of lorjj ago laujhed and chatted tojethcr, were within slfht of tht memorable battlefields. Another confederate and union are expected to- morrow for the eight-day reunion. They will join state and local groups for informal get-togethers. Then..heroes all, they, will-be the honored gpests of the- formal servance df_the ijnniverjary. which begins Frjiay. Today there, were reminis- cences, and "kidding" about, the prowess of the confederates or the Yankees, but the once- threai-ninf rivalry bftwrcn the northern and southern veter- ans was forgotten. All day long and far into the night the veterans streamed into town. Animated by the lively melodies of "Yankee and played by the U. S. army band, they stepped with new vigor from stations to their tented headquar- ters. There some rested in easy chairs In the sunshine and cooling breezes. Others looked up old friends. They all felt "right at Abandon Search ALBUQUERQUE. N. M.. June 29. fate of Mcdill McCor- mlck was clouded In uncertainties tonight as search for the missing 21-year-old publishing heir was abandoned on Sandla ,peak. where he dropped from sight a week ago today on an Ill-fated mountain climbing expedition'. Only a hand- ful of forest services rangers and CCC enrollces were left in the fog- wreathed foothill as night fell. Gov, Langer Shaves Nye's Lead To Nye Asks Probe .Of Absentee Vote FARGO, N. D., June Governor William Langer tonight continued to narrow the gap set up by U. S. Senator Gerald P. Nye In Ihe race for the republican senato- rial nomination In the slate prim- ary as outlying districts reported. On the basis of 1.954 of 2.2SO pre- cincts. Nye lead by votes. The totals were: Nye, 83.678; Langer, 76.515. The majority of Lieut. Gov. T. H. H. Thoresen. candidate lor gover- nor on Nyc's progressive-republican lictcl against John Hagan, Langer leagwr. like Nye's wai whittled lo close proportions. In precincts, the vote stood: Hagan 58.373; Thorcscn WASHINGTON. June Suggcsllon absentee ballot were used improperly in the republican senatorial primary In North Dako- ta Tuesday brought that contest under scrutiny of Ihe senate cam- paign funds committee tonight. Chairman Sheppard (D-Texl an- lounccd that the request of Sena- tor Nye all of the stale's county auditors would be question- ed Immediately on extent such bal- ots were used. Besides touching on Ihe North DaVot.% situation. Senator Shcppard made the following statement: The speeches of President Roose- velt supporting "liberal" candidate the elections. Confederate veteran are shown at Gettysburg, Pa., where they came for the final reunion of the Blue and Gray. They are looking over a map of the bat- tlefield with Capt. YV. J. Balrd of the regular army. LEGIONNAIRE DENIED PERMIT TO ANSWER EDUCATOR'S SLUR Ass'n President Adjourns Meeting As Doherty Seeks To Defend Legion ..50uBht permission to answer NBA criticism1 of the controlled or attempted to control the activities of the NBA PLANS SPEECH TODAV The commander, who said he had obtained the right to make his ad- dress, from Willard Ulvens. r.NEA executive ri- Caroline' S. Woodruff, (his after- noon, said he would give his speech' before the convention' tomorrow Some and dele- Kates had just heard Mayor La- Goirdla, a legionnaire, appeal for a national education pro- gram when Miss Woodruff suddenly terminated the meet- ing. The differences were brought Into the open when Teachers College ol Columbia released a book-length thesis written by William Oeller- mann, graduate student and also a legionnaire. Sellerman said the leeion was "fascist" and accused it of be- inf manipulated by a irnall group of special Interests. Says Produce Firm Sought Monopoly SAN ANTONIO, June All available "cooler space" for tur- keys and poultry was rented by Western Produce company In the fall of 1936 although the space was far beyond the company's needs, Al- vin Ballard of Cisco, Independent poultry dealer who was then an em- ploye of the company, testified at the monopoly hearing here tn which the produce company Is one ol seven defendants. The hearing was recessed this aft- ernoon at the request of attorneys for the defense who asked addi- tional time to prepare for cross- esamlnatfon of Ballard. Ballard also testified negotiations were entered into by J. p. White head or the Western Produce com- pany, a Teias subsidiary of Wilson and company which is also listed as a defendant, with small produce companies and turkey dealers in an effort to secure a monopoly for his firm In handling the 1936 turkey crop. Commoner Forces Action On Summons LONDON, June year-old Duncan Sandys, In a stir- ring conflict with Britain's war sec- retary, today forced quick action to determine whether a military sum- mons against him constituted "a gross breach of privilege" against the house of commons In which he sits. The house privileges commitlce started consideration of -whether an army tribunal had the right to order the conservat.ve member of parlia- ment to appear for questioning to- morrow as a territorial army officer. Both commons and the army arc Inquiring Into the background of the Sandys case which revolves about! leak of antl-atrcraft defense In- formation on which Sandys had Britain Sees 'Duce Intervenes To Stop Attacks On British Ships LONDON, June In Rome and Burgos tonight raised British hopes insurgent air raids on British ships trading with govern ment Spain might be ended soon. Informed quarters said Sir Rob ert M. Hodgson, BriMsh'V' mmer clal agent at Burgos, would arrivi in London tomorrow bearing a pro posal from Insurgent Generalissimo FYanco for establishment of a neu- tral port through which non-mill tary cargoes could enter govern ment territory. RAIDS NOT DFXIBERATE These sources said Franco's note also would state that British ships have not been bombed deliberately Hodgson will, confer with Prime Minister Chamberlain and Foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax before a reply Is drafted. Informed persons expressed doubt Britain would .accept Franco's terms. Some quarters pinned their on Premier Mussolini's intercession wilh Franco on behalf of 'legiti- mate'" British shipping which was disclosed in Rome. Another factor In the tangled situation was the sudden ordtr- Ins" of the Brlllsh destroyers Imogen and Isis from Gibraltar lo JIallorca, Franco's Balearic Island air base. While warships may visit Mallor- ca at any time, the move was, con- strued widely as a "gesture" for the benefit of Franco and to quiet anti- Chamberlatn ciamor in the British parliament. Vets III At Reunion P. Hamacker, of Aiedo. (Parker as can be expected." Hamacker of the others suffered from over cxcrllon. Feverish Buying Stirs Stampede On Wall Street Burst Exceeds Performances Of Last Week NEW YORK, June (AP) stampede of buying ex- ceeding anything seen in last week's record breaking ad- through the stock exchange today, boosting in- dustrial shares to the highest average price since last Nov- ember. ORDERS FROM ABROAD Failure of prices to run Into substantial sell-off In the two dayj of wavering Monday and Tuesday attracted buying orders from all over the country and'abroad, brok- ers said, by traders and investors who missed the. rise last week. Prices of shares In the na- tion's leading companies shot up Jl, 57, with a few volatile issues up as much as HO. Trading In the slock change swelled lo shares, the largest since Oct. and more than double yester- day's turnover. Brokers reported considerable purchasing by Investment compa- nies and from foreign sources. The Associated Press average of 60 representative stocks to- day jumped J2.10 to swelling the cumulative uln for the past nine iraduif ses- sions'to 21 prr cent, one of the sharpest advances In such x brief period of time in stock exchange history, and boosting the level of the 60 stocks' aver- se to the hlfhett since mil- January. Exclusive of rails and utillttw, shirts jumped KS.70, a new v Wair-itfeetianalysts said- business news appeared was rnbao- ately favorable, but did not the business outlook appreciably. The market was betting heavily on business recovery the re- mainder of the year, they 'td, encouraged by Indications of the underlying business trend in the past few weeks. Many Wall-street analysts surprised and 'confused by the speed of the recovery, and were busy studying .business.reports.- While acknowledging bustaesi gains have been slight thus far, op- timism over the'slgns of achangein trend was high.. It was hoped that with the improved position of In- ventories, strengthening of business confidence, and the stimulus of government spending the' autumn months would show a much differ- ent business picture. Nevertheless, some market analysts remained, cautious. Suggest Apprentice Period For Engineers COLLEGE STATION, June Graduates of engineering schools should be compelled to work four years before they are granted state licenses, the powerful engin- eers council for professional devel- opment recommended tonight after a three year study. Hearing Set July 15 For Hamby Oil Field AUSTIN. June rail- road commission today ordered a- hearing in Austin July 15 on special conservation rules for the Hamby oil field In Jones and Shackelford counties. Awarded Damages WASHINGTON, June W) GETTYSBURG. Pa.. June The government will pay Spencer said tonight James D. Albright, Jr., Austin, Tex, for death of his two-year-old son C.) Texas, one of 12 Civil war vet- and damage to his house by an erans hospitalized today during the array airplane last December 7. The blue and gray reunion, was "as well president signed a bill for complete settlement of the accfdent in which suffered a shoulder Injury. Most Captain F. A. .Abelino, Mexican army oificcr student at Kelly Field, Texas, also was killed. SOUTHWEST OF Butman Picnic, Rodeo Swings Into 2-Day Schedule This Morn With Speaking Program framed lo War Belishn. critical question to be put Secretary Leslie Horc Hatcher Quits Race DATiT.AS. June 29. Gregory Hatcher today withdrew iiuctm iduuiudies darner IVUH) wiuiarew or congressional scats were exempt as a candidate for railroad commls- 'rom the committee's Investigation sloner, dtlng his "financial in- of Ihe use of unrtue Influence by ability to meet the enormously tn- 'edcral officials In conncclion with creased costs cf making a state BUTMAN. June annual Butman rodeo and picnic will get underway for a two-day stand Thursday morning at the school grounds of this community, 10 miles soiKhwest of Merkel. Feature spats on the program will be Ihe rodeo each afternoon. A full schedule will be run off. including calf roping, wild cow milking, bronc riding, steer riding and wild mule riding. Sig Fairdoth of Ran- ger and the Butman ranch are fur- nishing the livestock. Jim Cook is arena director and rodeo Many leading performers expected lor the event. They will go from here to Brady, Stamford and Pecos for rodeos in.those towns during the July Fourth celebrations. Speaking by candidates will con- sume the morning program. In the evening there will special pro- grams, Including community jSnf- ing. For years the Butman rodeo picnic has been a meeting place' Jor residents and former residents of Mulberry canyon communities. Sam Butman Sr. Is president of the event. He Is one at ,t rt emit nun menu ujiccior aim president ci ?ne evens, nc is one race as the primary cause. item Dudjey Is manager of Hral settlers ol this section.