Abilene Reporter News, August 2, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

August 02, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1938, Abilene, Texas WIST O MEWSMPER gttrilew VOL. LVIIl, NO. 65. "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO PRILNDS OR FOES WE YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT fun (if, ABILENE, TEXAS. TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 2, 1938. CUM turn Cliri PRICE 5 CENTS SEE ANY SCARS? Professor Lost In Atlantic After Attack On Wife Seaman Saves Woman From Husband As He Attempts To Throw Her Overboard NEW YORK, tragedy of the high the story of a young college professor who vanished 450 miles out in the 'dark Atlantic after attempting to hurl his wife over- reported officially today by officers of the French liner Normandie when the ship docked here. Dr. Robert Moore Duncan, 35, as- sistant profe.isor' of polllics at Col- Bale university, disappeared from the wind-swept boat deck of the palatial ship Sunday night, said Henry VJIIar, the Normandle'e pur- ser. His wire Alice, 36. daughter of a longtime of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was lorn from her husband's grasp by a seaman who overheard them in a violent argu- rneht, Ihc purser said, as Duncan "attempted to throw her over the Bruised and cut head and lace, Mrs, Duncan, mother of two small children, arrived In the ship's hospital at the end of 4 six- weeks trip that started as a sum- mer holiday cruise. "When Mrs. Duncan was re- said Villir, "the tint thing she said was. 'get my husband, lie h going 'to commit suicide.'" The United. States attorney .was nolliltd and will conduct an in- quiry, Mrs. Duncan's falhcr, Wllltrd Samuel Richardson, a former Bap- list minister who has been associ- ated with Rockefeller In philan- thropic and educational work since 1912. was notified. He requested lhat Interviewers not be allowed to see his daughter and she was taken from the ship in private automobile with New Jcrssy licence plates. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan left New York June 25 for a north Cape cruise and boarded the Normandie at Southampton, England, for the return. The Normandie was about had been 'str-ngly rebuffed" at Lake ChanchI near the Junc- ture of the frontiers of Japanese Korea. The Soviet repot t said great losses of men and materials were Inflicted on the'Japanese. Apparently Soviet circles were not apprehensive over the possibility of the outbreak becoming the nal for a large-scale conflict between the Soviet Union snd -Japan. At the Khabarovsk'meeting the workers declared the title of citizen of the far east must .become synonymous with fearlessness and must, mean its bearer "is trained for military duty and Is ready to defend the frontiers." In Moscow Ihe newspaper Consomol Pravda give prominent space to a letter from young workers laud- Ing Ihe frontier guards "who died bravely defending the Lake Chancht territory." "We ire peaceful uld the letter, "but our memory Is good. We will remember the address ct your murderers." AFTER DARING JAILBREAK- Police Trail East Texas Fugitive Police Fire Into Crowd, Injuring 36 As Ship Docks HILO, Hawalt, Aug. 1. Bloody fighting between police and waterfront strikers resulted In the Injury of 36 persons today, live of them critically amid showers of buckshot and the use of at least one bayonet. Two women were among those slightly injured. A loncsbore- men was stabbed in the side with a bayonet. Seven! others were peppered about the head >nd face with buckshot. II wu the worst, riot In Hilo's modern history. The disorder was precipitated by arrival from Honolulu of the steam- ship Walaleale, operated by the In- ter-Island Navigation company against which longshoremen called a strike May 21 when contract neg- otiations collapsed. Pour ships of the company were tied up until 10 days ago, when the Waialeale arrived here in defiance of the strike, precipitating a previ- ous riot in which three children were trampled. Today's flghlinff started when pickets pushed beyond police lines as the steamer docked af- ter police had promised to lake "whatever steps are necessary" to maintain order. Authorities estimated 500 strike sympathizers were In the crowd against which tear gas and fire hoses first were directed without avail. When the crowd had advanced to within 10 yards ol the boat, police opened fire with Officers declared they fired only at the legs of the advancing strikers, who wit- nesses declared were unarmed. A couple of the law's "itronf" arms went eat Monday to raid ihe premises ot an Abilene negro wo- Upon itvint BKk> SiMey, 'cblet 'lie Theo Ash ''told Ibe effieer: "Ruck, she's a little salty. She'd just M soon wrap hiteftet around your neck." Slbley 'scoffed.' He and Deputy P. A. DOtz, who Jj M brawny the (round (roans under him, went out lo the nefro place. They were bootler beverain and W negro baby that did not belong there. The negro woman, Blamie Rob- inson, formerly Blunle ChitmiD, greeted them wllh a man shed oatb. There .wai a riot. The officers had one gun, one bUek-luk, be- tween them. Soon the entered wo- man ccaftoated the And with .her bare hanfe ihrinttf well' t feat f onws Place ged her U sereaintnff, Oery with Mood, Sibleywent lo the county at- taraey'i office. In court they filed complaint Jrom the Graysbn county who escaped In a hall of gunfire when an automobile in which he rode with three companions was wrecked Arthur Whitten and Juk Geesllnr, who .with Umptuess and.KIdd frm at Sherman Thursday, where wounded by.state highway trolmen and captured. Willis was taken later to a tree about four miles IWIT after bloodhonta had been on his trail. He was wo'tmded. The automobile, which, officers said the captured men admitted taking- near .GUdewater from Ur and Mrs. Ben Terry, after bind- ing the oil field couple, wis riddled with 29 shots, but the men 'were only slightly wounded. The four, riding In an automobile hich. officers said had been hi- jacked Friday from E. E. Hughes of Burkburnett, first had a brush with officers last midnight it Gladewater. They way as they were traveling toward Dallas from Long- view and were fittemptlng to find the correct route when they en- countered. Gladewater city auto patrolmen.George Duckworth am Earl LaRoe. The officers chased the fov into a blind street, then fsttawed them when the fugitives' ran their machine behind a ehoreh and doused Ihe Eights. As the officers approached the men fled, firing as they wetA DucS- worth and La Roe returned ths lire but there were no casualties. The men then commandeered the Terry machine and fled toward Kilgorc En route ihe second battle occurred. Terry, whose home is at Kilgore Is sn oil lease watchman. Willis, Whitten, and Geesling well. taken to Longvlew. Ttr men admit- ted. G'.adewaler police officer Ed Walsh said, co'hljacking two places In Kllgore list night. (he Weather Forces Franco Into Defensive Miaja Moves For Strategic Play In Siege Of Gandesa HEHDAYE, (at Uui-' Spanish Aug. 1 Jenm Jose- Wiaja's central Jpaniih, government army stormed and captured the> stra- tegic "Bluff of miles south of Teruel today, orcing insurgent Generalissimo 'rarteisco Franco to horry yoopi from other fronts to de- 'end his Teruel iines. Dispatches from both sides' igreed that Miaja's moves were "de- signed to capture the Insurgents off-guard at the moment they were using every available man to pro- tect Ganrtesa, 100 'miles northeast of Teruel, against government of- 'inslves from Catalonia. In tatuUnl Cowh with ttmmmim new Gui- de" on the river front, Gen. Mlaja ordered a sodden attack from the tooth which re- nlted In capture of the W( h promontory Caaurena domi- nating dmen Ttllafei awj few miles to the. north. The advance brought goierruient guns within ten miles of Teruel, capital of the province of Teruel, which the government seised and ost less than she months ago. The success of this surprise at- tack forced Insurgent field com- manders In Ihe Tehielarea to de- mand reinforcements to protect not only insurgent positions along the Teruel-Sagum highway the, but the city of-Teruel itself Ctmarena Li six miles southwest of the highway. There was Intense activity behind both fronts during the lufc 43 hours. The government wu transferring men and material across tile Zbro Into the newly-conquered zone be- fore General Frueo wu trrtac defend kttfa Tend Ekra Meton, at .the