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Publication: Abilene Reporter News July 21, 1938

Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - July 21, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS* OWN NEWSPAPER Che £Mcnc Reporter ~ !★★★! EVENING “WITHOUT,    OR WITH OFFENSE TO    FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKF. I CII EXACTLY AS GOES,"—Byron /OL. LYM I. NO. 53. AMoeiatBt rrtw (ATI ABILENE, TEXAS. THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 21, 1938 —TEN PAGES Catted (Hr) PRICE 5 CENTS (POTTED IN BROWNWOOD— Missing Boy READY TO PAY RESIDENTS EVACUATE Governor Earle, Air License Suspended, Says Crackup Taught Schoolboy' lesson HARRISBURG. Pa.. July 21.—<JP>—Grounded two weeks for disobeying his flying instrcutor by making a flight that ended in a crackup, Gov. George H. Earle said thoughtfully toda> learned a valuable lesson—just like any schoolboy does Recognized Young Zedlitz Seen on Street By Half Dozen “I have temporarily suspended the 47-year-old governors last night with an admonition to Earle to Col. Camille Vinet. young chief of the state aeronautics bureau iporarily    the 47-vear-old governors flying ; night next time." privileges use better judgment ••I was scared to death when he disappeared ^ that storm yes-terday," Vinet confided “I went out and looked for him two hours. He pulled a Corrigan all right.”    .    ,. ‘•Yes ” the governor said, “I realize now I knew little a Dom it. The governor, confident with HO hours    air and a * j nilofs license started out yesterday on a practice night from Harris Eurg airport under Vinet’s instructions to “circle the field. He dis- Ballinger Father Believes His Son Remains in City ,pp^ tta.    tat.ta    s«unded the Earle*was shake-up'snd^the3plane^-bought recently by the state —was damaged.    _ _________ TEXANS WATCH FOR FUGITIVE COUNTERFEITER S AIRPLANE Mystery Ship Circling Austin at Dawn Believed Carrying Mexico City Escapee cav anttonto Julv 2i. <UP)—U. S treasury agents urgently requested today that all law-enforcement^ agencies_in North^Texas Austin before dawn then headed north- for a plane which circled over aarThe plane was believed to be carrying Enrico San Pietro, notorious counterfeiter and three[.companions^ ^ ^ breaker bv escaping from I  A i .    4~    DfllC. sin Pietro‘ who built « rtpuUUon    « (all hreakrr l>y .•scapm?    ,r„ secret service agent at San Antonio, that the trio was believed to have fled toward the United States in a plane, which a pilot had prepared for the escape. SHIP CIRCLES AUSTIN A plane withou* lights circled low over Austin at 4:21 a. rn. to-dav. obviously seeking a landing , place, or attempting to get its bearings. It circled the city four times, Tyred was informed, then straightened out and sped away in a northerly direction. » Tvreli said it was “highly probable' that the plane was the same one which San Pietro and his companions boarded on the outskirts of Mexico City yesterday. San Pietro, 38, la Hated by the treasury department as the cleverast and most artistic counterfeiter of federal bank notes and Railway Express company travelers checks on the North American continent. In recent years, they said, he, as the head of a gigantic ring of counterfeiters, had circulated jnore than $500,000 in counterfeit money. Jose Medina, an agent for the American Railway Express company. arrested San Pietro several months ago. He was convicted of counterfeiting travelers checks on the company and sentenced to 13 months in prison at Mexico City HEALTH TRIPS LABORER WHO MADE DOCTOR Approval Given Road Project Presidential approval has been given a Works Progress administration project to improve 13 miles of roadway along the highway route toward Cross Plains. County Judge Lee R. York was informed of the approval in a wire received early this afternoon from Congressman Clyde Garrett. Tile project, sponsored by the state highway department, will provide grading, building of drainage structure, and laying of gravel or caliche from the Taylor-Callahan counties line six miles into Callahan county, to a point near Denton community-: and re-working of the 7.6 miles of roadway that has been built in Taylor county. The project will cost an estimated $97,600, cast borne by the highway department and WF A. Work will be provided for 175 men. DETROIT, July 21. (UP)—A laborer's determination to become a physician was revealed today after he collapsed on duty as an interne at receiving hospital. For the sake of his wife and their six children. Daniel Buckley, an unskilled laborer, determined to raise himself and hi* family from poverty by becoming a doctor. Wheh Buckley decided that he must pull himself up by his bootstraps h-* was past 30 and without the educational background of most medical students. Boldly he enrolled at Wayne university's night school of medicine. Several times he had to drop his studies to devote all his energy to feeding his four boys and two girls. But each time he returned to night school to resume his medical course. Then as he neared his final examinations Buckley began to feel twinges of pain in hts stomach. He learned that he had a gastric ulcer and determined to cure himself by dieting. The dieting, he thought, was a good thing because he could hardly afford to eat when there were so many mouths to fill. Last month Buckley received his diploma from the Wayne university school of medicine. That was a proud day in his life, but' he knew his troubles were not over. He was 39. A young doctor must serve a long term as interne for little or no pay before he can begin to practice, and the twinges in Buckley's stomach were sharper and more severe. Not daring to reveal his illness for fear he might be barred from his interneship. Buckley went to work at Receiving hospital. A few days later he was stricken and underwent an emergency operation. Hospital physicians said today that he probably would recover. By JACK NIXON JR. Reporter-News Correspondent BROWNWOOD, July 21—Thorough investigation yesterday led Dr. R. P. Zedlitz of Ballinger to believe his missing 17-year-old son, Richard. has been in Brownwood ever since the family automobile he was driving was wrecked on the Cisco highwav north of here. The missing youth’* whereabouts were traced aa late aa 5:30 p. m. Wednesday. At that time, a theater cashier and cafe operator saw him leaving a movie. They identified the boy by his picture and descriptions. Half a dozen other persons—operators of cafes where Richard had eaten, a trainman and hotel operators—viewed pictures and heard descriptions of young Zedlitz and said definitely they had seen him since Sunday. BELIEVED STILL IN CITY The owner of a cafe on a highway identified Richard as the boy who ate breakfast at his place Monday morning. Another cafe operator in Brownwood said he had eaten twice at her restaurant. A trainman at the Santa Fe depot reported seeing Richard early Wednesday morning, but said he had made no effort to board trains leaving Brownwood. The trainman specifically asked the youth if he planned to take the 5 a. rn. train to Menard, to which he replied negatively. Dr. Zedlitx, whose eldest son, Dr. A. C. Zedlitz of San Antonio, Is in Brownwood aiding in the search, expressed belief his missing son has tried to “hitch” rides out of Brownwood for Austin and San Antonio without success. He is reasonably certain Richard still is in Brownwood. The father and brother continued checking rumors in Brownwood tp-day. Dr. Zedlitz was of the opinion Richard is safe and well, but believed he hesitates to return home for fear he will be reprimanded. He reiterated that sympathy—not censure —awaits the missing youth at home. Brady Has Flood Scare Absentee Ballot Presages Huge Primary Vote Contradicting Allred— 'FARMER JIM’ PICKS MCRAW —To Boom 'Forum' Sales AUSTIN July 21—(UP)—Former Gov. James E. Ferguson today predicted in the Forum that Atty. Gen. William McCraw will lead the ticket in Saturdays race for the democratic nomination for Candidates Speed Up Tempo in Race For Governorship governor. J&mes y AUred caiie<j Ferguson s prediction a joke and (Bill) Easterwood Jr., Texas banker and aviation enthusiast. dug down in hts pocket for some ready cash after he cabled an offer from Santa Monica. Calif., to Douglas Corrigan to pay any fine assassed for his infraction of rules in his flight to Dublin. * * * Corrigan Buys Passage Home 'Wrong Way' Hero Turns Down Offer Of Movie Contract By CHARLES J. MCDONNELL DUBLIN, July 21—< UP)— Douglas Groce Corrigan, hero of a “wrong direction’’ flight from New York to Ireland, booked a passage home today aboard the United States liner Manhattan, sailing from Queenstown on July 30. The Manhattan will arrive August 5 in New York, where Corrigan will be welcomed in the manner reserved for heroes. MAY EXHIBIT PLANE Corrigan was reluctant to end his “party" because he was having a good time and there were a lot of things he would like to see and do. One of the things he said he would like to do would be to visit London DUBLIN, July 21. (AP)—Ha has been getting along nicely in Ireland, chatting informally with the highestof the land, but the tough' of a big welcome in America is something cise again to Douglas Corrigan. “I certainly hope they have stopped being Corrigan-mad when I get back to America," is how he puts it. “A hero by mistake”—that “compass error” that took him to Ireland instead of California, you know—Corrigan apparently is willing to call off the rest of the show. Dr. Zedlitz still could advance no and have a chat with King George reason why Richard should have left and Qvjeen Elizabeth. home in the first place. Trio Political Rallies Slated The “unemployed'’ California airplane mechanic appeared determined that his beloved nine-year-old “crate’’ would go with him on the Manhattan. Irish authorities gave it back to him after he promised not to attempt a flight back across the Atlantic. There were reports around Bal-donnel airport, where Corrigan landed Monday with the nonchalant announcement ‘‘I just came from New York,’’ that the ship would be exhibited at the Smithsonian institution in Washington, A Lindbergh’s Paper Claims Spies Pilfer Navy Planes Games Postponed PHILADELPHIA. July 21—(UP) —The Philadelphia Daily News in a copyright story today said that five bombing planes recently were damaged by sabotage at the naval aircraft factory here. The news said that G-men and counter-espionage officers were investigating. “Merest chance revealed the damage. presumably the work of foreign spies," the article said. “A few hours before toe routine check flight of the ships, a sagging wing revealed that cables and support guys in the wings of five recently overhauled seaplanes had been maliciously weakened or severed—spelling sudden and sure destruction for the planes and crews if the flying craft had gone aloft.” AMERICAN Chicago at Boston—doubleheader postponed, rain. Cleveland at New York games postponed rain. Three political rallies are slated tonight in Taylor county. J. C. Shipman, candidate for 104th district attorney, has invited all county and precinct candidates I where Col, Charles to speak at his rally on the federal "Spirit of. St. Louis ’ has been view-lawn, beginning at 8 o'clock.    I    ed by thousands. At the same time, candidates are he REJECTS FILM BID invited to speak at an all-county j Corrigan was asked if he would rally at the Abilene State park, j have iifced ^ fly fc>ack home across under sponsorship of Jimmy Bates, ? Atlantic in the new seaplane manager. J.. P. Stinson will preside, j Mercury, the upper component- of Allen P. Eason of Abilene will    May0    •    pick-a-pack"    plane, speak in Tye in behalf of John; w’hich left Foynes last night for Wood, candidate for railroad com- Montreal and New York, missioner. Aspirants to county and "No,” he replied, “I would rather precinct offices are invited to g0 by boat.” speak at that rally, beginning at 8 Meanwhile, aviation's newest By The Associated Press Substantial gains in absentee balloting at most reporting points over 1936 presaged today a record turnout in the democratic primary election Saturday, as Texas candidates, voice, leg. ani handshake weary, plugged strenuously away in last hour appeals to voters. Of 15 cities reporting figures for their various counties, Dallas, with 2,739; Beaumont-Port Arthur, with 1,805; Waco, expecting 1.050 and Tyler, with 648, had record numbers. CANDIDATES SPEED UP Corsicana, Lubbock, Amarillo, San Angelo, Corpus Christi. Edinburg and San Antonio reported substantial gains- Four cities showed less than in 1936. Houston had 2,450 against 2.629, two years ago; Austin 1,600 , 300 less than in 1936; Harlingen 33 per cent less, and Abilene showed a substantial decrease. With only 48 hours remaining before regular balloting, candidates for governor redoubled efforts in hard campaign schedules today and tomorrow. Ernest Thompson was scheduled at Kilgore. Henderson, Overton and Arp before going to Tyler, where he had taken the ball park over to speak tonight at an East Texas league game. Walter Russell, candidate for congress, rained out with a similar program last night, planned to speak on the same card. Thompson. In an address at Dallas last night, told voters the state needed a “fair trade act to protect Independent mcrcnants.” MCCRAW, THOMPSON FLAYED The West Texas oil man, Tom Hunter, moved today toward a night rally in his home town, Wichita Falls, and will close at Dallas and Fort Worth tomorrow. He told an East Texas audience last night at Tyler that his opponents, William McCraw, attorney general, and Ernest Thompson, railroad commissioner, were responsible for the ills of the East Texas oil industry. That was because. Hunter declared, orders were promulgated “at the instance and leadership of Thompson, and McCraw was responsible “because orders were permitted to remain in force without challenge from the lawyer for the people.” Karl Crowley, heading for a speech at Dallas tonight, closes his campaign possibly at El Paso to- i morrow. At Fort Worth last night he referred to Attorney General McCraw; O’DANIEL ON SAME TACK “Sweet William was having a good time with his band wagon, but he had an accident. A fellow drifted down from O-H-I-O and ruined the show with a fiddle band.” He termed W. Lee O’Danie! a candidate built up as a mystery man by the corporations. O’Daniel and his hillbilly band planned to spend today at Fort Worth. Tomorrow he will be at named W. Lee O’Daniel leader.    .. "The wish apparently is father to the thought, "Everybody privately admits that O Daniel is going to lead the ticket Every unbiased person I have talked to in the last IO days has said lt is questionable if McCraw will go into the    t^at &?est Thompson has been conducting a clean campaign, and that McCraw already has met O’Daniel in battle and has had to retreat. I have been told this morning that McCraw workers have taken Abilene Gets 3.16 Rain, Lake Abilene Rises Year's Rainfall In City Exceeds 12-Month Normal 50,000 copies of the Forum and are scattering it through the state to k. u.ri. to val McGraw in to the runoff. I do not kr be sure *to get McCraw in to the runoff. I do not Know how the candidates are going to run but that’s the re]1 “I think ‘Old Jim’ prophesied two years ago that Sci . Roy san derford was going to lead." (Sanderford ran fourth >    ... Ferguson’s other “firsts" predicted in the- railroad ernor. Coke Stevenson; attorney general. Walter Wnodul ratlroad commissioner. John Wood; Donald.    ______ British Seaplane Leaves Canada 'Pick-a-Back' Ship Crosses Atlantic In 20 Hours, Lands First in Montreal MONTREAL July 21.— (UP)—The British Imperial airways seaplane MONTREAL, july ai. _ AbUene tlme) today after a 2.850-mile non- vtprrurv landed here at 9:19 (Abilene time) toaay mer a top “urvey mght acre.s th. Atlantic from roynea.    _»»    J? S&T«•«th, 330-mU.-hop rn port Washington. Ycam dSInald‘°c' T. Bennett, the pilot, hoped to reach the landing -SSssasf awa* ttSSt-jen „    gtfuraa    EW one of light headwinds LADEN WITH MAIL The Mercury took off from its mother ship, the Mala, at I p. *n. (Abilene time) yesterday. A crowd of more than 500 persons watched the ship drop to the St Lawrence river and glide to the Boucherville air base, where a crew waited to refuel the plane for the 330-mile flight to Port Washington, N. Y, The plane, upper component of the Short-Mayo composite aircraft, was laden with half a ton of newspaper* and photographs and newsreels of the visit of King George and Queen Elizabeth to Paris. Officials of Canadian National City Purchases Three Trucks In a special meeting yesterday the city commission received bids on three trucks for municipal use and authorized the purchase of three machines from the Western Chev rolet company. Three old trucks were traded in on the deal, the dif fer^nce amounting to $2,543.93. The Chevrolet bids were low on one and one-half ton trucks. For Airways and Trans-Canada airlines, j the street department one 157-inch government inspectors and customs wheelbase and another 131-lnch men greeted Pilot Bennett and Ra dio Operator A. J. Coster as they climbed out of the plane. Express and postal authorities took charge of that part of the plane's cargo of mail and pictures destined for Canadian points. Bough Wants 'Right' Salary from Redskins See POLITICS, Pg. IO, Col. 6 KRBC to Flash Election Results SYRACUSE, N. Y , July 21—(UP) —Sammy Baugh, outstanding professional football player of 1937, said today that he would reject a new contract with the Washington Redskins "if I don’t get the salary I’ve asked.” Baugh, now a member of the Syracuse Chiefs of the International baseball league, said; • I haven’t signed a contract and if I don’t get the salary I’ve asked, I will Uke a Job coaching ” Reminded that he had been offered a three-year contract, he said: “I don’t think I want to sign for three years.” Baugh refused to reveal the amount of salary’ he demanded. wheelbase were bought. The third ; truck, a 157-inch, was purchased I for the sanitary department. The street department trucks were replacements. The saniUry department truck will mean one additional in service, Mayor Will W. Hair said today. One extra man also will be employed. “It is believed that the sanitary department will be more nearly able to keep up with the hauling of trash, which has been running behind." said the mayor “It cerUinly will be our effort lo do so. The truck will go onto the regular ruas.” That, he added', should give the health and sanitary department more time for inspections of cafes, markets, etc., which is one of the departments important functions. Mexico May Offal* Indians New Haven Czech-Naxi Issue Near Settlement — two The Weather ABILENE and vicinity: Partly cloudy to unsettled tonight and Friday, We»t Texas Partly cloudy. prot>obiy scattered showers In southwest portion. Est Texas: Partly cloudy to unsettled, local showers near upper coast tonight and Friday. RAINFALL! 24 hrs ending 630 a.m. Thurs 3.18 inches I Since fir.-1 of year .........25:63    inches' Same period last year ........ 8.OO inches ! Normal since first of year .. 14.40 Inches Normal for entire year . .....25.17 Inches Highest temperature yesterday 88 Lowest temperature this morning . .ga TEMPERATURES o’clock. Three political speeches are logged tonight over KRBC. Roy Skaggs, candidate for district clerS, will be heard at 6:25 o’clock. Mrs. A. P. Yates of McCaulley will speak I nbehalf of Howard Davison’s candidacy for 104th district attorney- j ship from 7:30 to 7:45. As a part of his rally, Shipman will occupy a 30-minute program from 8:15 to 8:45. His talk will be given from the federal lawn, unless weather forbids. Assessor-Collector Pat Patterson reports that there are 8.386 poll tax celebrity turned down hundreds of offers from all over the world to write newspaper arttcles about his flight, and to appear in vaudeville and movies. Among the film offers was one from Darryl Zanuck of 20th Century-Fox films. Zanuck -called from Paris an offer for a five-year film contract to include three pictures a year and a vaudeville contract of $20,000 for a 10-week tour. The offers poured into the United Residents of Central West Texas may receive reports of Saturday's election soon after the polls close, without leaving their easy chairs. Replacing the traditional election party in the street in front of the Reporter-News this year wil be complete coveraee of the results by Radio Station KRBC. Through arrangements with the Reporter-News, returns will be flashed over KRBC on both state and local races, probably at 15-minute intervals. The station will remain on the air later than usual, if necessary, to give complete returns. The Reporter-News will have all facilities busied with GATHERING PARIS. July 21. (UP)—A solution of the minority problem in Czechoslovakia, which has plagued Europe and threatened general peace, is imminent, it was indicated© today by Georges Bonnet, foreign minister.    I Bonnet announced that after . consultation with Stefan Osusky. > Czech minister to Paris, a stiuation has been evolved favorable to Czechoslovakia. WASHINGTON, July 21.—(UP)— The Mexican government may send a representative to Oklahoma to discuss with the Seminole India’is their plans for moving to a Mexican “hunting ground,” it was disclosed today. A group of the tribesmen, contending that the white man's civilization has impoverished them, destroyed wild game and engulfed their lands, has for years advocated a return to Mexico, where their ancestors held large tracts of land about the time of the civil war. They estimated that 4,000 tribesmei might leave the United States ll given the opportunity. Families living along Brady creek in the city of Brady were forced to leave their homes today, while the stream threatened the business district. Seven inches of rain had filled the creek to flood stage. Water reached within 17 inches of top of a levee protecting the town and was rising at the rate of a foot per hour at last report. Then came news at 12:30 that the creek had fallen five feet at Eden above Brady, and danger lessened. I Some apprehension, however, pre-! vailed as reports from Melvin, 15 miles upstream, said the creek continued rasing there. Observers here, however, believed the stream would crop enough at Brady to take care of additional floodwater. It stopped raining shortly after noon. Highway traffic continued, but patrolmen kept a cautious eye on the west approach to a bridge near the city limits on highway 9. Meanwhile t he rain-soaked belt around Abilene was escaping serious damages. The weather man refused to commit himself further than predict partly cloudy to unsettled weather for tonight and Friday. At Brady merchants hurriedly sucked their stocks on higher shelves and barred their doors as the creek pounded at the levee. They sighed with relief as signs of a falling water crest came. Part of Richards Park race track fence fell before the waters. The rise was the most rapid since the flood of 1936. Brady’s most disastrous flood occurred in 1930, when damage was estimated at $300,000. More than four of the seven inches of rain had fallen between 3 a. rn. and mid-morning today. Highways in six parts of West Texas were reported closed by flood waters. Tile sUte highway department said all roads leading into Menard are impassable. Highway 290 was closed between Sonora and Junction, 16 miles west of Junction. Highway 277 was closed between San Angelo and Eldorado, by high I water at Christoval on the South Concho river. Highway 29 is closed S north of Junction. I U. S. highway 190 was closed north of Brady and between Richland Springs and Rochelle. Abilene centered a belt of West Texas soaked with rain Wednesday night. With today unsettled, thinning clouds left future course of the weather uncertain; the weather man refused to commit himself further than a terse “partly cloudy to unsettled tonight and Friday” prediction. Apparently the three-inch-plus deluge falling on already saturated giound failed to cause serious damage in the Abilene vicinity. CREEKS OVERFLOW Both highway patrol and the highway department this morning reported all roads open in this area. Between San Angelo and Eldorado water was over U. S. highway 277. Creeks were flowing over banks See FLOOD SCARE, Pg. 9. Col. 7 Wha! Is Your News I. Q.? TV A Probers Lift Morgan Restriction ____        States    legation    where    Corrigan    is receiptsTn the"county."Xbout 2,500 I making his home, but so far    he has!    of ejection news, and it    is requested persons are exempt. Total potential    turned ail of them down.    |    that persons desiring    Information vote is slightly smaller than in    ‘Til wait until I get home and    on tile election tune in on KRBC 1936, when approximately 8,500 votes    then see what I ll do about    them. (    rather than telephone    the were cast in the primary.    I    he    said.    paper office. news* Gin Accident July 21. WINTERS. July 21—(Spl.)—Jay Cotten, Winters, is in a Corpus Christi hospital for treatment, following loss of an arm in a gin accident Wednesday. Mrs. Cotten left here today to go to the bedside. aLtest reports here are that Cotten s condition is fair. KNOXVILLE. Tenn.. July 21.-I i/p,_Congressional investigators ol , the Tennessee Valley authority lift-j ed restrictions today which prevented Arthur E. Morgan from questioning TV A employes except by arrangement with authority officials and com mi tee counsel. Representative Jenkins (R-Ohio) moved yesterday to permit unrestricted questioning after Dr. Morgan charged officials had instructed employes "not to talk" to him without their permission. Widow Lays Corner Stone for Villa Shaft TORREON, Coahuila, Mexico, July 21. (ZP)—Austreberta Renteria de Villa, widow of the Mexican rebel leader, officiated today at the placing of a cornerstone for a monument to her husband in the nearby city of Lerdo, Durango stat*. Wed. Thur*. pm. am. 1    ...... 2 ...... 3    ...... 4    ...... 5    ...... 6 ...... 7    ...... 8 ...... 9    ...... 10    ...... 11    ...... Midnight . Noon ... Sunrise .. Sunset .. . 6:30 p m 8:30 a.rn Dry thermometer    69    To Wet thermometer    68    68 Relative humidity    95    95 FAIR 66 69 63 69 69 69 70 71 72 74 77 . 68 77 ......5:47 ... .7:44 12:39 p m. 79 72 70 S5 84 71 69 68 69 69 69 69 68 68 HUGHES VISIONS AIRSHIPS SIZE OF STEAMERS PLYING ATLANTIC REGULARLY NEW YORK. July 21. (UP)— Howard Hughes, hero of last week’s around-the-world flight, held a dinner audience of 500 spellbound last night with an imaginary description of the landing of a Transatlantic airliner of the future. “I look ahead to the day,” he said, “when you will look out of a skyscraper window and see a ship, a great ship, perhaps not as large as the Queen Marie, but larger than some of the ships that are plying the Atlantic today. The ship will not be In the water. It will be just a few feet above the surface, gliding between two rows of buoys marking one of the landing paths across New York harbor from which all other craft will be excluded. "On board this ship, the pilot, no doubt, will be a young man with excellent eye-sight who has showr ability at the art of landing and taking off. a specialist. Other pilots will have been on duty during the flight from Europe. This one will be fresh and rested. “Standing beside him will be the captain, a man perhaps too old to possess the keen eye-sight of his junior officer, but with experience and proven judgment in emergencies, qualifying him for his position in command of the ship. “Thf pilot will be effecting a landing through the operation of controls similar to those now being used, perhaps smaller and requiring less force to actuate. These booster controls will be necessary because the large surfaces to be handled will need either hydraulic or electric power governed by the pilot’s controls. “Ahead of the pilot on the instrument board will be many new and unfamiliar faces, one a large dial reading tucessive-ly 4, 4, 3, 3, 2, showing the I»ilot exactly how many feet the bottom of his ship is above FUTURE TRAVEL, Pf. IO, CoL I By The AP Feature Service Each question counts 20; each part of a two-part question, IO. A score of 60 is fair, 80, good. 1. She’s a singer, he’s a film actor. Know 'em? 2. Who was named by President Roosevelt to look into what he called “America's No. I economic problem,” the south? 3. The ICC recently granted eastern railroads permission to hike passenger coach fares 25 per cent. True or false? 4. Did Germany recognize Austria’r debts to Britain (al because she sells more to Britain, (b) buys more from Britain or (e) because she wanted to rebuff the U S.? 5. What is the name of the island group in the South China sea seized by France? What nations protested the seisure? Answers on page 3. ;

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: July 21, 1938