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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               NEWSPAPER WJTf JOUT, QR WITff OFFEifSrTQ FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS 17 PRICE 5 CENf S VOL LVNUNO. 50. ABILENE, TEXASoMONDAY EVENING, JULY 18, PAGES AffSTERY FLIGHrjO w ,T Cdlifbrniori Pilots Antique 'Crate Across Atlantic Makes 'Sneak' QUEEN MARIE OF RUMANIA DEAD Dowager Queen Marie of Ru- mania, long suffering from, stomach trouble, died today at her palace at Sinaf, royal sum- mer residence near Bucharest The Queen had visited America twice. LONG ILLNESS PROVES FATAL FOR RUMANIA'S DOWAGER QUEEN Candidates On Final Lap In Primary Race O'Daniel, Hunter Both Heading For West Texas Areas By The Associated Press "Weary candidates, somewhat re- freshed by a Sabbath took to the trail again today while the electorate braced itself for- another week of oratory, mountain music, printed broadsides and skywriting before the democratic primaries next Saturday. W. Lee O'Daniel, who jazzed Up the handicap, went to West Texas, to return to Dallas for a mid-week radio broadcast, and'then East Texas. Tom Hunter, afttr a broadcast in Houston today, neaded for Central and West to close the cam- paign' in Dallas Friday. Railroad Commissioner Ernest Thompson, seeking advancement to the. gover- norship on his record as Araarillo mayor and as railroad commission- er, opened at Austin and then head- Nine Destroyers, 18 Planes As Escort Tor English King's Visit to France DANCING DUCE LONDON, July hundred heavy trunks were trund- led out of "Buckingham palace this morning the equipage of King fteorge and hft queen on their state visit to Prance. Their trunks were sent to Dovtr. where the royal couple are to start their journey tomorrow aboard the British admiralty yacht. En- chantress. flotilla of nine destroyers arrived at Dover today Ports- mouth to escort the Enchantress, and eighteen naval planes also will be on hand wHen the yacht sails. The king, recovered from the attack of gastric influenza which sent him to bed a week ago, rested in the palace for the trip which will put a Heavy burden on bis slender frame. Queen Elizabeth supervised the final details of packing. They had motored to London from Windsor house last night. There was a big weekend rush of Britishers to Paris, anxious to see the monarch in the gigantic parades and fanfare France is stag- ing to show the world the two great European democracies still are firm friends. ed for East Texas. Attorney General William Mc- BUCKAREST. July Queen Marie of Rumania. Vhc helped shape the destiny of her country for a generation, died today in her sixty-third year. The queen mother. for her beauty, died at her palace afcSinaia, the royal summer residence, at pjn. (11.25 a. m. E. S. T.) Prime Minister Miron. Cristea, who also is patriarch cf the Rumanian orthodox church, celebrated mass in the palace immediately after her passing- Previously he had adminis- tered extreme tmcufon as death neared. In Bucharest all public buildings Immediately displayed flags at half mast. EELLS TOLL All bells in churches and monas- teries throughout Rumania tolled news of the death to the nation. It was announced that Marie, would buried beside her husband in the Curcia de Argesh. church, where lie the bodies of all Ru- mania's former kings. Members of the cabinet left Bu- charest by special train for.Sinai. Showers Fall In West Texas Heaviest Rain At Inch in Abilene Showers were falling in West Texas early this afternoon. Craw also appealed to Redland aud- iences and planned to return to Dallas for a home-town "rally Fri- day. Karl Crowley hit for the high San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas and possibly El paso. Beaumont's mayor P. D- Renfro j opened the week near-home, at Gal- veston. S. T. Brogden. who indicated he had closed his speaking schedule, returned home Stephenville- for organization work. Lieut, ?Gov. Walter Woodnl, who may become governor when James V- Allred f-esigns to ajf- sume a federal judfeship, urged his supporters to continue their work for him as a candidate for attorney general. District Judge Ralph Yarbrough. continuing his campaign for attor- ney general, had spsafring engage- ments today at Kaufman. Terrell and Corsiotna. State Senator Lubbock, candidate for .lieutenant governor, the state's mil- lion 'voters will do even-thing in my power to keep politicians from making the public school lands a political plum." New Explosion Rocks Refinery Flames Spread Anew Through Sinclair Plant In New York Where Three 50 Injured WELLSVILLE. N. Y. July huge new explosion early to- dav rocked, the Sinclair Oil company's refinery, where three men were killed and 50 Injured last night, fire sweeping through Pioneer Local Merchant Dies Illness Fatal to L. Over; 62; Funeral Set Today Funeral- for R. L. Over, pioneer hardware merchant who ;died _at his home in Over Place early Sun- day. will- be held at 5 o'clock this afternoon fcom the First Baptist church. Mr. Over had been ill for I several weeks. He would been G. H. Nelson of i 63 years of age July 29. over was a native of Texas, He was bom in Gladewater Jury 29, In 1887, he moved to Dublin, and the year 1903 brought him to Abilene. He was for ac- tively engaged in the retail ani Robert W. Calvert, aspiring fe> the riardware business here, same office, cited his record in "the j at house of representatives and his ac- i tivities as a" private citizen as in- dications of his support, of old-age assistance. Xhree Rumanian court doctors j 3jr 1 o'clock, Abilenet's weather j "Plain business man" Pierce __-__v_j i __. i Rrnntc   FollowsWreck Cosden officials said a motor fault j Adella Gertrude Perkins, who sur- apparently caused the accident. As! vives him. Abilene, along with six other Texas cities, will be considered as a possible site for a new general hospital war veterans. According to a dispatch "today from "Washington. D. C.; an neer of the veterans administra- tion will leave tomorrow for Texas to make a preliminary survey of j the possible sites. Itinerary for the engineer. C. H. Stratton. "yas announced today by the veterans administration as fol- lows: Houston and immediate area. July 22 and 23; Sweetwater, July 24 and 25: San Angelo. July 25; Abilene. July 26; Lubbock. July 27; Amarillo. July 28; Fort Worth and immediate area, July 29 and 30; Dallas and immediate area, July 31 and August 1. j The administration plans to I build a hospital of 350 bed capac- 1 ity. The funds made avail- j able, under the spenqjng-Iending j program. A -maximum of may be spent .for the site. A chamber of commerce commit- tee headed by R. M. Wagstaff has considered several sites in and Rear j Abilene and will accompany Strat- j ton in his local survey. newspaper headlines just like- that. Corrigan sat munching sand- wiches as airport officials pressed him to produce his landing papers. "Really now, I thought I was heading for he beam- ed. "It was not until I saw your mountains here that I realized" it was not The United States minister. John Cudahy. sent his car to the air- port. It picked up the flier and delivered him to the legation. It is expected he will be the guest of j the minister for several days. Technically Corrigan is un- der detention because of his lack of papers, but that did not to bother 14m. New Pool For Jones County Wildcat Northeast Of Hawley Field Filling With Oil Opening of a new Jones county oil pool about two miles northeast; of the Hawley field was today after the S. B. Roberts com- pany of Abilene No. 1 Roy E. Prichard filled --at the of about 200 feet per hour Is deep- ening through 18 feet of saturated sand streaks. The wildcat, located 600 feet north a test tinged last year by Fain-McGaha Oil corporation and abandoned after showing in the Tannehin sand, was scheduled for pulling eight-inch casing today and running tubing late this aft- ernoon for a test tomorrow. Owners estimated it good for 100 barrels per day, showing no water. Oil sand was encountered Satur- day at feet in the Tannehill sand, and the well filled about 150 feet in deeping to feet. Sun- day, it was drilled to a present total depth :of 2.083 feet, -filling 000 feet in -hours, Moutray King of Abilene hold offset acreage to the north, east and west. S. B. Roberts company and Brojrn Eagle hold 142 acres on, which the well is located, it being 150 feet from the east and 300 feet from the south lines of the Prichard lease in G. Martinez sur- vev No. 195, block 2. Nazi Publicist Held By Police July Wulle, publicist and nationalist who hid Adolf Hitler for weeks in 1923, has been arrested with his _ I wife and several members of his He" he "circled around the j publication staff, it was disclosed northern coast of Ireland after i tooay. reaching the western coast and fi- j Wlfe sf260- by the Gestapo (secret police) on nally picked out Dublin's Baldon- nel airport for his landing. Julv Several of his co-workers An Irish man pUne for London I were taken as they reported for See CORRIGAN Page 8, CoL 6 work. The Gestapo give any reasons. i refused to DOUGLAS CORRIGAN AND HIS 'CRATE' Taylor county sheriff's depart-1 Martin attempted to shut off pumps. Other survivors include a broth- ment today was investigating what J Cflpm _________ _ _ _ _ -.-_ -._-. v. _ f _ _r _. t 1 Busy V' Martin attempted to shut off pumps. Other survivors include a Drota- was Irene Hill was sure no food ure hiw. ftnd er. W. B. Over of Dublin: a sister, j may to be large she had cooked ever smelled like a f fi evidently caused Mrs. Montie Carmichael of Lamkin, smuggling operations. FfcAtnyp J _ t T prove to be large scale 8ope- from an electric spark, that before. She lifted, a lid from the sim- fi-mes f mering pot and sniffed suspicious- TT ,v. ,to explosion nued Sheriff Sid to j, SULPHUR SPRINGS. July enveloped j and three nephews. Troy. Montie and agricultural lead- j I and Jerome Carmichael.'Dr. L. E. j R. Arrant a quan- erg Qf 32 norlheas: CDUnties' and merchants cooperating in j flying the'second annual city-wfda July Kreman'saio rt Saturdays primary ballot" Clearance sale, which opened this gasoline as fuel for jher ----------------J____" also had beeif cooking Fireman said Mrs. Hill had" not sherilf- his name i seinirjpro baseball j Gee of Greenville. Mrs. Oia gay- i tirJ" dried 8nd ground KOW.WQ i good and Jackie Mackey-- Big i analysis. Possibility was i it might be marajuana. See OVER Page 8. CoL 7 tha morning, were enjoying a new found'' business today. %Vlth opening of doors aV: a. m.. literally hundreds Of cus- tomers surged in the business firms with the Sunday Reporter-News, listing summer .bargains, clutched in one hand and tige month's pay check in anoffcer. It was a buying crowd and cash registers wife clicking like a clock as the best day's business in many a moon was started. Few persons were on the streets, but once in- the ham and bMns in AFTER j The questioned material was .iak- j en friim an automobile which i Mexicans wrecked north of Brad- j shaw on highway 30 Sunday. j gathered here todajt for a discussion j of their problems.., Lafayette Patterson of the de- partment of agriculture. Washing- ton, D. was scheduled for a dis- cussion of the new farm program The Weather j Board Wants fb Know Why Sailor and vicinity: Scattered show- A kj I 1 fll1 sww Twice As Much As Soldier partly cloudy West Texas: Partly cloudy tonight And Tuesday, probably scattered showers in ex- treme west portion; warmer in Panhandle i northwest portion tontRht; Tuesday partly J--------- WASHINGXOIf. July Sails) turned over three times while speD-ing northward along the high- [Wa.r. Three two women and a man, all of San Antonio, re- j mained in a Winters hospital for treatment today. A Mexican man, whose home is i in Abilene, was released by the sher- j i iff. He contended Ihat he had been i timt.: since 1922: the nity thinks by the San Antonio! The new and opettve car (La-" made by the last congress, HL-V.., Douglas Corrigan and his ni-ie-year old monoplane, a 'crate.' were photographed after he had flown from Cali- fornia to New York non-stop. His trip across the continent cost him but his hop .across the Atlantic ended today 'only soaked him he said. The plane is the same type by Lindbergh. TYPICAL LIJTLl DOUGLAS CORRIGAN TERMED NERVELESS FLIER 1'TEW YORK, July and how to fet it. going to Europe." "and side the air-concUlionei biddings fld'erythWg was in a frenzy. One merchant said it business of the year. The buy- g crowd is just as large pected. volunteered ness is better Saturday, said still another manager as he wiped pfespiration from his brow., .Give the public bargains and ad- vertise, then there's no use to wor- ry about business, remarked the manager of another large, firm. Twenty-two merchants have done that, and the buying public started early to take-advantage of the of- fers. cloudy, scattered showers in northeast i portion upper coast. Highest ffciperature yesterday ....92 Lowest temperature U-to morning ..74 TEMPERATURES almost twice as much as a sol- i officers and nurset deserve prior i dier posed a complex problem to- j consideration. The budget day a board representing the i decSded could not; Funeral I nation's four armed services. j spare dke millions required for las Corrigan. of the nonstop ..New "He at home yesterday 11 called the Bather York-to-Dublin "sneak" flight, im- i pressed everybody at Floyd Bennett j and said hp wanted to Sun. p.m. ss 89 SS Mon. t Theoretically, and navy pay either this year. a-m-jis on a par j A recruit in either service re-i 7s'. complained for rict so, i ceives a month but soon the j At Baird Today o'clock take as a natural flier without! said Behr. "I came down and found nerves. fche was loadid Mth gasoline m Otherwise Kenneth Behr. man'ii-j heavily he had no forward 8 9 10 11 Midnight S3 -S3 SI SO -78- 751 and their 'pay checks tend to 75 j them 06 76 BAIRD. July i er of the field, and others who talk- The armi navy, marine corpand selected the board to next sen- FAIR Sunset 7 p.m. 7 a.m. p.m. The clearance "sale will continue Prv thermometer S3 through this week.. n ?o 73 make recommendations to congress at the request of tlit ate military affairs committee. j Brigadier General. Lorenzo D Gas- xoon -solser, the army's representative, said iRelaUve humidity 74 it would start work soon, .The war department wants to raise the pay of some of the army's enlisted men for the first is likely to attain an advanc- j al for Mrs. Ellen Foster. %ho died j ed to found it a little dif- Sbe rating at' in seaman- j early Sunday after a prolonged illness, at 3 o'clock this aftejapon the First Baptist church" here. was born January 11. 1884. 'omanche, moving to Baird 35 years ago. .Survivors ate her hus- band, Foster, and a daugh- ter. Mrs. J. G. Pendrix, Abilene.. Burial will be made in the Ross cemetery. Wylie Funeral home is In charge, of arrangements. ship, engineering, aviation or ra- dio, and with it, or a flfcnth pay. @Sofhe 70 per cent' of the soldiers continue to draw only despite their while only about cent of the navy enlisted -men are in the bracket The war department com- plained to congress this out result. n ficult to classify personal- ity, Behr ventured, %a "a typical little Texan, dash 'and devil- good sound sense and thought- fulness. under exterior indtflftrence to peril. Neither modest nor forward but perfectly unassuming and confident, Corrigan struck Behr 'as a man who Knows what he and knows when to ret it said I woulda't allow him to take off in the Darkness like that. He said he could cross to'-get away so he desert in the cool of right, but had about the weather across Behr didn't know. "If he did it was in his pockets. probably. I didn't see of talked-jfr taftigh. Cbrrigan saki "I think you're right" and waited. watched him take off at ylipht, a breathless few sec- onds with load of stands, Behr figured, about 5 feet 7 inches, and has .of bushv reddish b and rmm hair. "He filled the tanks himself, and he placed around with those motorj idv man who loves said. A "He knew whaUie wanted to do, and in the I guess whePhe made up his deniny pastern sky. j, nothing was going to stop "I had a suspicion he I him."   

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