Abilene Reporter News, August 6, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

August 06, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OVVM MEWSMKR VOLLV1II, NO. 69, CAREERS AT STAKE City Commission Hikes Minimum Rates For Water Committee Defers Report On Plans For Building Recommended Junior School In line wltft a "clllzen's committee recommendation earlier this week, the city commission yesterday passed an ordinance setting the water minimum at for The minimum previously has. been gallons for U The change goes Into effect with the September billings. The rate for all water over the minimum will be 15 cents per thousand. Supplement! lo a recornmenda- Calor lion lhat Ihe city school congestion JnCClWOICl jOtCi be relieved by construction of a 12- _ Crusade Delegates Report Enthusiasm ALBEN BARKLEY PAT HARRISON Nation Watches Kentucky Senatorial Race Will Determine New Deal Leader By KIRKF, L. WASHUJSTON. Aug. The sutf of national Interest will on befn studying for .days the mans by which the city roar W5.000 In warrants to srect (he new school lulldlnj. No re- fin I wax made yesterday, but ihc recommendations ire ex- peiltd lo be ready early Tlie plan is to limit the school buildmfc expenditures to the rit) to seek a, grantfof W5.00T from the Public Works Administra- tion end the city to provide ABATTOIR ORDINANCE An .ordinance setting up Inspec- tion standards for the municipal abattoir and requiring that all meats to be sold for food in Abi- lene be slaughtered at an abattoir meeting certain standards was pass- ed on first reading. There are' two erally Inspected meats, and meat butchered by the farmer who owns the animal, kilts It on nls own farm and brings It to the abattoir to be inspected. The.ordinance will come'up for second and final reading next Fri- day. CAR DEALERS On motion of Commissioner George E. Morris, ah ordinance pro- Posed last week by a group of a; tomoblle dealers, to require M .latol tmOn After' taking toe pocketbook, Kallseneaald, the armed convict Joined hit companion In automobll, and they depart- ed alga toward oJ the other motorists tunwd his car about, was joined by Kal- lsche, and two set off In pursuit of the fleeing prisonen. Kaltehe. said they wen outdistanced about five miles from the scent of the robbery, after Informing two high- way, patrolmen of the escape. The highway patrolmen flashed the alarm to Houston. Abilene Band At Johnson City Fete JOHNSON, cmr, Tex., Aug. record'attendance'of 8.000 marked the opening of the 13th an- nual Blanco county fair here today. Three bands.-one from Abilene, one froir Freo'ericksburg and (an- other from San Antonio, led the parade of 28 decorated floats. WestTexas Chamber Of Commerce Fights Against Freight Rate Hike A strong case was presented by the West Texas Chamber ct Com- merce at an Interstate Commerce Commission hearing in El Paso this week In behalf of the organization's contention that railway freight rates should not be raised in differential territory, according to D A Sand ten, WTCC manager, who re- turned from the hearing today. Testimony was presented by about 30 witnesses, representing private businesses and various West Texas communities. "In my opinion, we made a very good cast, showing that In the differential territory a. raise in rates would rt'ult in the loss of revenues for the railroads Instead of a gain In revenues. All the West Texas wilnesfs testified that raised rates would drive business to the Irncfcs." Bandeen said. The case will KOW be briefed by R. C. Fulbright, nationally known raffic attorney employed by the WTCC and cooperating agencies on this case, and E. R. Tanner of il Paso. AVTCC traffic manager. t will bo argued before the Inter- tate Commerce Commlslon In Vashington and a decision Is ex- pected this fall. The WTCC inlerver.ed In the El Faso hearing in behalf of the Poxas Railroad Commission's re- usal lo authorize interstate freight ate increases, previously authorlz- d by the ICC. in the West Texas: differential tcrltory. Spring, and San Angelo to Sari This territory, which Includes 701 Antonio. West Texas counties, bears a 15 per cent penalty above the basic rate on Its shipments. Increases sought are-3 per cent on UvestocS. 5 lo 10 per cent on cottonseed and products and 15 per cent on class traffic whjch includes merchandise and goods. If the regional organization Is successful in Us figM la de- ffat Ihe proposed Increase In thU area. It will result in prac- tically eliminating the differen- tial territory and will iman the savlnr of millions of dollars (o Ihc farmers, livestock business men and other eitiicm nf the area, Manager Bandeen Mid. Among the towns in differential territory which sent witnesses to the hearing in response to request of the WTCC were Del Rio. Sonora, San Angelo, Odessa, Ltibboclc Plainview. Dalhart and The cMfferer.tial territory Includes all wesl of a 'jne rur.nlnr approximately from Amarlllo through Phlnview, Lubbocfc. Big Smooth Way For Jap ArniY To Withdraw Quietly TOKYO, Aug. [ordjn office rt- Tealcd today that Japan had proposed (o Soviet Russia that the present Soviet-Japanese clashes on the SiberUn-Jhn- cJioukao border be sttiled but that Russia's viewpoint favored arbitration of the entire border question. MOSCOW, Aug. R'issia circles tonight believed for- eign Commissar Maxim Litvinoff had smoothed the way for Ja.pa.a to withdraw from the far eastern border war zone without loss of prestige, thus easing Soviet-Jap- anese tension. Litvinoff referred to Japanese troops vccupying the disputed Changicuteng heights, on the 51- bcrian-Manchoukuo-Korea frontier, merely as "SUC.T remnants of their troops us might illil remain on Soviet Thus It was considered Ihe Jap- anese quietly could withdraw with- out losing face. TOKYO. Aug. 5 Soviet artillery blasted at Japanese posi- tions along the Siberian frontier while the Japanese foreign office 'ontjrtt radiated optimism that the "vrst pocicf border war soon would be settled by arbitration. Employes Stage Sales Contest On Special Ads Reporter-News Employes' Month now beginning. Through the next four weeks a race !s on. It Is the Brown Derby. There are two sides, Reds and the Blues. All of the 75 psrsons on the full-time payroll of the Re- porter Publishing company are on one side or the other. The object of the race is ty sell more "card" advertising to the Re- porter-News than the other side. That Is, advertising up to a limited space to run in all issues for a month, or a weefc, or more at a spe- cial rate. In other words, the employe? just "choose up sides'1 to carry on their own Salesmen's Cru- sade, with Knowledge that "Sales Mean Jobs" and that adver- tising in August, usually a quiet month, win mean more to them, Ihelr advertisers, and their company lhan It might when business Is eas- ier to for both the ad- vertiser and the newspaper. The Blues are captained by Maur- Ine Eastus Rce. the Reds by Si Ad- dinston. The field is employe, or any of employes may solicit any person or firm. v r The reward: a comEilsjJon to the individual employe, for every dollar's worth of advertising sold, and at the end of.the four-weeks period, a feed for the winning side at the expense Of tne losers. The Weather ABILENE VldniCr! OKF.UIOMA: rtio.fr S.HHij ftnlj rftnir, frtofcr In ww< por- tion. E.IST TEXAS: firtlj ctaUr. fttowcri urtr leprr WMl dM fMHE; tfevdjr. Modmle It tn4 wlndt en the WfcST r.rtlr In the Rio vaUry SAtvt- 4ny aa4 tMkr hi NEW MEXICO: flrtlj .TosJr Ma4 ponUm nitlc thjnxt In trni- k. M. JV 77 HOIK I ;