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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1938, Abilene, Texas                                wisTjrim NEWSPAPER VOL OR WITH OFFENSE TO IRlhNDS OR FOES SKElUll YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT WEDNESDAY AUGUST PAGES PR ICE 5 CENTS Cplemans Deep Discovery Well Blows Oil Wild Wooten Wildcat Flows 400 Barrels In Hour And Then Bridges Bottom Northwestern Caleman countys new Slrawn sand discovery Wooten of Abilene and associates 1 Stosk last night blew wild and flowed approximately 400 barrels of oil into tanks within an hour and a It then bridged in on bottom and operators began trying to free cable tools which were caught and hung in the hole as the flow The deep located a mile northwest ot Novice and 35 miles south of had been given i 50quart shot of nllro Slycerln in a section of Strawn of Ine pay horizons of the prolific KMA field of North Texasdrilled from to total Operators were drilling out the shot amii last nlthi when Ibe Rell began its Grade was turned Into storage 500 barrels being and in the first hour and five mln ults the welt had made 250 bar An additional bar rels of storage was to be or Previous estimates on Its nat ural production had ranged about 300 to 400 barrels per It was drilled with rotary to feet where sevenInch casing was and toolc pay with cable It Is near Hie center of a acre owned by Reese of French Roberson ct Cooper of and the Price fc Wilson of Wichlla IxicaUon Is 330 feet from the northwest corner of the southeast quarter o section 23TANO sur NLRB To Defy States Powers Board Orders Maytag Strike Hearing Resumed Despite Governors historic lest of federal versus state power appeared in prospect tonight when the National labor board rtei lying Governor Nelson Kraschel of decided to resume the Maytag strike hearing which he has prohibited aclltn law to v it iu i i halt the inquiry a City Asked To Erect School Committee Urges Plan To Relieve Crow3e8 System A chamber of commerce commit tee Tueiday recommended to the Abllenecity a 12 dassroom school building bi erected adjoining the Fair Park auditorium a of relieving congested The composed of M Abilene business men and capital also suggested that the water rate be changed from It for the first gallons io for the first Rigid economy was recom mended in municipal The leport set as trie minimum cost for building the new school and making Improvements on other Of 000 would be asked from Public Works administration and would be obtiiaed by issuance ot A Joint committee composed of members of the city commission and members of the chamber of commerce group was formed to in vestigate possibilities of such fi nancial It b composed of Commissioners George Morris and City Attorney Edmund Audi tor George and LongTime Sheriff Of Winkler Dead Uncle Billie 65 sheriff and tax assessorcollector of Winkler county for 23 died today of a heart A previous attack confined him to his bed for the past three Funeral services will be held Wed nesday from the Kermlt community Burial will be In the Me nard cemetery at Priest had served Winkler county as sheriff except for since the county was organized In He was defeated for reelection In last monlhs Priest was born In Guadalupc county and at tended school In Menard and Daniel Baker Later he rode the range for the W out fit and came to Winkler county M years sgo enter the ranching include the a niece or the inventor of the Mer genthaler and two Daniel find John last the board Instructed Its trial Madison to re sume the taking of testimony at Ihe federal court house at Des Moines With national guardsmen al ready on duty In the strike the governor sent their MajorGeneral Mathew to tell Hill last Saturday night that no further hearings would be per mitted because they had proved a disturbing factor and might be delaying settlement of the three monthsold The formal order ieivei on Itill contained a phrase definite the territory to which It applied M the whole slate of We cannot believe that Ihb phrase will be used to obstruct hearings beyond the territory In which martial law has been the labor board said The board served that should the governor hold that his order must be con strued as slatewide in It woulj have no in the light or its obligations but to pro ceed with the hearings under the authority of the national power which It This was regarded by many as Indicating he imminence of a showdown oa the federalstate is sues especially because the governor has stated there will be no labor board hearings In the military district of Iowa without our If they labor board officials want to test out the principle of states he here is a damned good place to do Board members gave no indi cation what they would do If the governor persisted In bis refusal to sanction the hearings used the stale militii to prevent their resumption in a federal Some informed persons how that the board could elect to move the Inquiry to a neighboring or to Arrest Suspect In Swofcr Hijacking of a man at San today by a Santa Te special officer apparent u the hijacking of the Santa fe passenger depot S Friday night when two robbers escaped with The man had been Identified by a Sweetwater who was in the at the time of the hijack Captain Lester Turner of Ihe Sweetwaler police department Charges have not been filed against the man pending more complete Captain Turner DBS Au of the major conferees in secret Maytag strike indicated here tonight that ob stacles had arisen to block the achievement of peace in the 12 weeksold washing machine factory labor deadlock at The who would not be Rioted by said did not believe an accord between the com pany and the Maytag CIO union was New CRA Manager Max Stareke of cue of the fore most exponents in Texas municipal utility mayor ot the model of power accepted appointment as manager of operations of Colorado river SOLO ROLE OK Just to prove that she can be verec luppee without her Lupe movie pep per poses in a posture of sheer enjoyment on the shores of Catalina island where she awaits he next move in her di vorce complaint against Hus band Firm Asked For Trucking Permit Demand Highlights ICCs Hearing On Rates EL on El Paso who said they were doing their own trucking be cause of high freight to pro duce permits from the Interstate Commerce highlighted the Tuesday proceedings of the hearing before ICC examiner and di rector of the bureau of traffic for the Texas railroad on the request of rail carriers for a ten per cent Increase In rates in differential vice president and treasurer of the James Dick had testified that his company was operating Its own trucks to serve customers in the territory and to supply its branch when Tom Hous attorney for the and division of the Southern Pacific asked him if his company had an ICC permit for operation of the 1 am not Hanson We have had to get so many Too know yon did no secure such Davis I do not know that to be a Hanson It you have a will you produce it queried Hanson said he would loofc it Fulbrlght Houston and appear ing for the El Paso chamber of said a private operator of trucks Is not required to have a Davis Is just taring to stir up Fulbrigbt Then he turned to Davis and you arc always trying to dig up something and start crimi nal You ought to be a prosecuting That Ls riot my Davis Sadler Opens Race In Sweetwater Talk Sadler opened his nmoif cam paign for railroad commissioner here tonight at a Nolan county rally I began carying the baner of the average man arid the average wo man five months Sadler I urge you to hold steadfast with me and we will ACCORDING TO TOKYO Japs Repulse Russians Again Soviet Planes Union Fires At WTex Utilities In New Charge Supplementary Complaint Asserts Firm Had Organized Company Union SAN Brotherhood of Electrical Workers today fired a new shot at West Texas Utilities alleg ing In a supplementary complaint that the corporation organized a company union in anaUempt to wrest from the local E Its claim of collective bargaining Allowed to Intervene In Ihe a group of utility employes In a representation hearing last claimed a majority of workers in certain specified departments and set itself up as the appropriate bargaining ONLY PURPOSE In the course of the hearing switchboard operator took the place of an alleged who was transferred to another admitted that the primary purpose of the coun was to challenge the claim to the exclusive bargaining Karl union at presented the menUry complaint that the utility is Uilly of violating Ihe Wajner iabur act by having dominated aJHl given financi al and other support to Ihe coun ttr The national labor relations board delved deeper Into asserted unfair labor practices charged in the orig inal and amended complaints today as two more witnesses alleged threats and employment by dis crimination by utility employers to discourage membership in the Roland who did the ma chine work or the Concho power plant claimed he was dis charged because of his union activ respondents answer to the complaint contends he was re leased or appropriating company gasoline for private o tier new witness alleging unfair labor W Examination Of witness occupied most at the fore Thompson testified he was trans ferred fromhis meter wagon job in San Angelo to floating position In the maintenance af ter he had become a charier mem ber of the He is still with the Recreation Jalks Mark 4H Outing 110 Girls Of Nine Clubs Registered BUFFALO Stale park vas scene tonight for beginning of the annual Taylor county iH club girls encampment Representing nine 110 girls were here They will break camp Wednesday Two girls who attended the 4K club short Ruth WIngo of Vylle and LaVeme Blackburn of repcted tonight on their and other experiences swimming outdoor recreation will be enjoyed Sponsors present included Hatlie county home demonstration Sea HilchHiker Claims Unofficial Stowaway Record NEW Thirteenjearold Bobby Xew Yorks stowaway Maget jalifd on Caribbean tonight toward free ride rec ord equalling the distance around the The youthful seafoing hitch flicker was located aboard the Grace lines 18day cruise ship Santa Elena when the vessel pul in at Dutch West Indies fourth stowaway junket in reecnt The ship left here last When the voyage Is Bobby will have trarelei nautical miles on the just a few hundred statute miles short of the circnmference of the Heres his record Two transatlantic round miles voyage Jo SaTanah and miles latest 16day Hes doe home August i At Bobby iied a few span belongings in a red ban dana handkerchief but this tine he an eiira ailed president ofthe chamber of called a meeting ot Ihe chambers of directorsand all interested citizens for discussion a propceed sales crusade in Abilene The meeting will be held at the chamber of commerce office at 10 oclock Thursday Purpose of Ihe meeting Is to get an expression from merchants and others Interested as to whether or not such a crusade Is feasible said the crusade will be modeled after those In Port and dozens of other The movement for a sales crusade In Abilene was first started by the Traveling Mens which sponsored the appearance here of two Port Worth men describing the More WPA Chiefs Parents Prostrated By Doctors Death ru neral lor Stevenson ot Wichita who died Sunday af ternoon in that city from bronchial was held at 10 oclock this morning In that Stevenson was the son of and Stevenson of this Bolh were prostrated by the news ind unable to attend the fu By their bedside are Con gressman and George Mahon is a daughter of the Youth Falters In Testimony On Double Murder SOOTH PAR 18yearold con fessed double faltered a victim of nervousness and as he was about to testily against former Deputy Sheriff Francis now accused of a murder which Dwyer went to prison for Dwyers indispostion caused early adjournment of the second day of the but Special Prosecutor Ralph Ingalls said the former friend of Carrolls 18year old would testify a male jury loins the former law officer for Ihe gar rating of 67yearold James Littllffield hear Injalls deliver R 70 mlnotc df liberate but dramatic out line of the jtAles version of the case unsurpassed In Maine The special assistant attorney jen eral said Dwyer would tell faint and he had to witch Uie brutal Neither who pleaded gull ty In the same court room last nor Barbara also for whom said the boy had an heard the gruesome Over a long Tngalls charg the 13yearold Carroll had Illicit with who alw had the iulcs in her friendship with said the Inform ed Ltttledeld of the contents of letters in whichBarbara had con fessed being intimate with her At the 13 raeetinj In Dwyers Parts Hill he said would testify Carroll kicked the old slugged him on the head with liis pistol and then strangled him to death with beiu to Off To Portugal nesday The German sea plane Nordwind departed for Lis shortly after mid Tuesday continuing a transAtlantic experi mental flight from the United Ihe Weather OKLAHOMA TEXAS Irttli upprr TiatrUr parMj ptm wotrr tn nArlftwrit partlm TEXAS lr llont tnofrr tint north HOIK Through Night Japanese Island Districts Fear Aerial Bombings day AP Following nightlong aerial and artillery Soviet Sussians hurled six supported by 30 against Japanese positions at Shachofeng at 6 according to an army Japanese army sources said the Hussions were repulsed with heavy Shachofeng b a point near domlrtiiuig height in the Possiet bay region on the fined border of Russian the Japanese colony of Korea and the Japanese protectorate of Manchou and is about 130 miles south west of Russias Important far east ern naval and military baie of The Japanese describing Ihe attack which carae it 4 Tnes said Japanese troops wall ed until the Soviet were within 230 then charged and broke the Russian attack In hand to hand The quickly reformed their lines and returned to theas sault an hour later but again were Meanwhile official sources said Russian air squadrons bombed a town on the Korean side the causing numerous civilian Exact military losses on either side were not Meagre laferniation showed kith sides were heavily went Unlaid were tanks and the apparently were of this t jpe of weapon wire well supplied with tank The Japanese war office estimat ed the Russians already hid lost nearly 30 tanks in the 11 of which fell Into Japanese Despite the continuing conflict which the Japanese war yes terday said was exceptionally ser official circles still insisted the situation was unlikely to develop into a fullsized Todays battle apparent was the most determined since the series of engagements over the frontier posi tion began In Japan Osaka and Fukoka districts were pat ma ter nresamab ly u a precaution against pos sible air The cabinet heard the war min Selshiro outline the border which took precedence over all other mat ters of Premier Prince Fumlmsro Konoye went to report to the The war office asserted lhat ivi Uana were killed In Soviet air raids and declared planes are ready and we must The Korean army had said It was prepared for an emergency and warned that enemy positions can not resist if Korean planes took the In official circles in sisted that Japans policy was one of but they said she could not tolerate invasion ef her A member ot an official group declared Japan was capable of en gaging in a major conflict with Russia despite the fighting in Mexico To Answer Hull Note Tofey MEXICO The department of propaganda and publicity announced today a reply to Secretary of state Hulls note of July 31 proposing arbitration of American claims for expropriated farm lands would be published simultaneously In Mexico City and Washington Virginia Ballots New Deal Down In Two Defeats Champ Clark Amasses Expected Lead In Missouri Opposing Administration Bj the Associated Press Two Virginia seeking seats in congress as supporters of Ihe Koosevelt went down to defeat In yesterdays pri mary William was beaten by Howard who opposed Ihe wagehour and reorganization bills and reserved the right vote against additional adminis tration measures i he Norman who despite voting against the reor ganization bill declared himself staunch supporter of the presi dent lost to Colgste who called himself an indepencV end Both Dodd and Hamilton conceded mean in the Gerald nouneed by clergymen and Htieal leaden is nail advocated reogiow and racial ran third In Ma race for the sena Clyde Reed and Dal las were in a elow race for the Wlnrod de nied the nail In the democratic primary Senator Gewfe Me GUI was far of his stogie He Jus consistently supported ad In Senator Bennett Camp amassed his expected commanding lead over two oppo nents seeking his seat Clark repeatedly opposed the adminlstra The Mayor Makes Self Understood At Whatever Cost mayor of Puerto ran Into difficulty with the English language but conveyed his reneral ideas to reporters just the Don Jose Tonnos Diego came out of the hospital without his vermiform appendix but de clared he had plenty of tripes left for combatting terrorists who attempt to assassinate offi cials on the He aid assassins were pig and shook his fist and exclaimed 1 could speak the KniHish by the I would blew their by damn I The mayor had expected ts leave the hospital a week but sniff red a relapx from ex citement following an attempt ed assassination of Governor Blanlon Wlnship al The mayors excitement flar ed up again today as he put tered denunciations of the na UenalisU nrMh tb Aug last detachment of Tennes national entrained night for maneuvers in south Mis removing any likelihood that Gordon Browning would order guardsmen to patrol the dem ocratic primary Thursday In Mem of the governors Orders for 600officers and men to leave Tennessee and Join ccm panldr units In Mississippi were is sued by Smith at the governors Smith had them back jfor possible assignment to Shelby ctiunly Hem phis where Browninghas charged an effort was being made to steal the who was termed a swashbuckling governor eral Judge John Martin In Memphis for considering the mili tary reiterated earlier state ments they would not be sent to National Committwman Crumps citadel unless I change my who has said his deci sion on ths troops would have no reatlcn to any was enjoined by Martin from sending them to The Judge Browning a tyrannical despot The governor retortc1 that Martins order was a dis grace to the bench and that the Jurist ought to be Lubbock Mon Dies In BSpring Wreck BIG 3The body of James killed in autotruck collision near was sent to Lubbock Funeral ser vices will be held tomorrow at the home of his Charita San An tonio truck received injuries which necessitated his left amputation of state Missouri Tnd swing Ing to the side of Stark in his against steadily cut away tonight at a lead Kansas had given Feodergasts supreme court todays primary MM precincts gave James ings of Indorsed by volet to for Judge James f Douglas of Starts these nimt m eladcd fwrflrtlM City and only IS in where Ber nard Diekmanns city tt mlnfatratW threw rttngth took an early lead in It of the states H United States Senator Bennett Champ whose bid for demo cratic renomtoaUon had been ot scured in the state by the su preme court headed toward a landslide victory over three op Returns from pre clrjcticgave Claik Joseph WtUis Meredith and Robert Son Angelo Youth Found Fatally Shot SAN Aug Fun eral services will be held here Wed nesday forfiugene wna found fatally shot at the hone of his Pat WPA playground here Justice of Peace Hugh conducted an incniest but has notr returned a County and state offfcers are Balr had been shot through Jslt of the the bullet a J2 rifle coming out his back and lodging In The stock ot the gun had been Mail Hospital Site Options To Capital Options for purchase of three sites near Abilene for erection of 0e proposed veterans hospital have been obtained by the chamber of commerce and airmailed to the veterans bureau in Along with other documentary these were sent said President Hunter of the The sites were viewed by Straiten of the veterans bureau when he made ais teipecUon of faclllites here several days Minority Problem Brings Pessimism To Czechs 8 I Hlctirat p jtitnAtr It II bhniceted govern ment tonight of settling Czechoslovakia s increasingly press ing minority problem which Viscount Kunctmsn ts coming to as Britains unofficial me The main issue in Czech tyes Is whether Czechoslovakia toler ate a by grant Ing full jutonomy rights to the Germans within her borders a measure or freedom demanded tM I by Nazi i In view o the Sudeten condemnation of the govern Trents proposed vffered to ap peire the government quarters were none loo optimistic that Lord Runcimans visit would bring the problem nearer peaceful called the proposed Sudeteru statutes utterly Basis of the nationalities statutes by Kit government L the ecjuattty of all citUens before the Konnd Hen Sudeten leader who has Adolf Hitlers on the other hatvf wants equality of national auch as the Crer Hun garians and White Russians who mike up the Ethnic patchwork of The Sudeten leader aso dcnundi thil his party be given i corporate meaning that it alone couW Its own To this Ui4 goverrjuent has re plied it would give Hie Sudetenj power onto commensurate with percentage strength in the These the Issues Into which Runciman must delve to set to bottom of midEuropes most inr   

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