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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OWM NEWSMKR VOL. LVIII, NO. 70. LTrni WITHOUT. OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRffiNPS OR TOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS JT ABILENE, TEXAS. SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUSlT, 1938 THIRTY PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS. Russians Stage Night Attack On Border Citadel Soviet Planes In Series Of Raids On Korean towns Hy J. WHITE VTJKI, KOREA (NEAR THE SI BEKIAN Aug. aJpancse communl que said today Soviet Russian troop, staged a night attack on Changkufeng hill but were" repulsei with heavy losses. Tlie communique Bald three Soviet regiments began ad- vancing shortly betore dusk Sat- urday, accompanied by many tanks. They charged Japanese posi- tions and by midnight were re- pulsed after severe hand-to- hand fighting, the communique said. Japanese reported today lha about 10Q Soviet airplanes were in volved in yesterday's invasion o Korean territory. In addition to two Soviet plane said to have been downed by anti alrcrad lire, (our heavy 'Russian euns were said io have been sllenc ed by retaliatory Japanese shelling A reliable eye-witness reported, 2 Russian planes bombed the Tum'en rashin railway at a point IS mile northwest of Yuki es well as a high way running from Yukl. U wa termed (he most intensive aerial at tack ever made against a Korean objective. Railway communications Here .Interrupted. The railway runs within a tew miles of the Chang- Ituttng sector, scene or hostili- ties In the Sovlel-Russian-Jap- anese dispute over the Siberlan- Manchoukuoan border. The1 communique. Issued by th northern' Korea army headquarters said the Soviet raiders also attack ed Korean villages. Korea is Japan ese territory'. Manchoukuo is a Jap anese protectorate. EVENTS TO COME BUPHALO GAP. Annual 4-H club boys encampment for Taylor "and Callah an counties will'be held In ihe Abilene state park Tuesda' and Wednesday. Annual home demonstration rally for Taylor county will be held in the Presbyterian encampment, grounds Thursday. SANTA ANNA. August 16 has been set aside city-wide Pe show to be held in Weaver Park. country club wil hold its annual Invitation golf tour nament August and 14, despite the recent floods. KASKELL_A revival meeting will begin In the Methodist church thi third Sunday In August, with tht Rev. C. A, Bickley, presiding elder of the Abilene district, and th Rev. John Crow of Merkel preach ing. SPUR-The Motley-Dickens coun ty Old Settlers reunion will be helc August 25 and 26 at Roartni Springs.. COLORADO.-Tne Colorado City Frontier Round-up will be hel September 8, 8 and 10. Nugent Coupfe Hurt In Highway Mishap Mr. and Mrs. Raz Mulllns o( Nugent were Injured In an automo- W.e accident yesterday afternoon on the highway between Nugent and Anson. Mrs. Mulllns received a brokei nght ankle, lacerations around the head and (ace and severe bruises Her husband received lacerations on the head and bruises. The couple were going to Nugeni. from Anson when Ihcy collided Iwacl-on with a truck. Both cars were badly damaged. The (ruck driver was uninjured. FD To Florido ABOARD U.S.S. HOUSTON. OFF PROVIDENCE ISLAND BAHAMAS. Aug. Roosevelt headed toward Pensacla lonlght on the last leg ol a racallon cruise, which started three weeks ago today. What A Heat Wore PHILADELPHIA. Aug. Captaln Johames Gebrielson o( a Norwegian freighter, arriving from Greenland, reported the "heat wave" there "was unbearable." "The temperature was 53 de- gree." ice said. Death Prophesy Becomes Reality BEAUMONM. Auj. Three weeks ago. Mrs. MoIIle J. (Mother) Fagsard said she would lie two rtays before her 78th birth- jay. "Instead of gifts on my birthday Shis she had said, "my friends frill bring me flowers." Mother Paggard died late yej- srday, ncr prediction of death ful- ,'ilted. Tomonow. her friends will ake to her her Itrthdsf Highway Designed For Traveling Coast To C oast In 23 Hours Bjr HOWARD W. BLAKESI.EE AuocUted Frtw Science Editor NEW YORK, Aug. 6.-WV- From coast to coast, by auto, In 23 hours. A highway or. which this can done has been designed to be ihowii.at the world's fair here. It shows cars running 100 miles an hour with more safety than possible today. It Is called the highway of the fu- ture. Science has made all neces- sary Cars and mate- rials are either on the roads to- day or In experimental shops. The highway, a nearly straight line that passes all cities, was designed by Norman Bel. Oeddes. Many authorities have ap- proved It as in exhibit of what can be done. The first of these new roads which may ultimately web the the country-is designed to start In New Jersey and head Into California north of San Fran- cisco miles In length. Two scenes would strike the motorist as extraordinary. One would be traffic lanes separated by three-foot high walls curving concavely out- ward and upward from the roadbed. He would recall that In many places he had driven over miles of roads bordered by similar structures only six inches And that when at 10 miles an hour he veered dangerously close to the outside edge of the road, the "concave" IN SENATE turned him to ufety auto- matically. The other would be at nlghl. No headlights lighted. But on the pavement, ahead of the car 400 feet, and moving at the car's speed, a flat sheet of light. The moving light would come from tubes Inlaid at the tops of Set HIGHWAY, ff. I, CoL I FDR's Choice Leads In Kentucky THE SIGN OF MR. CORRIGAN The Jerked thumb has been taken away from the hitchhiker .to become the sign ol Douglas "All Directions" Corrigan, and here Corrtgan on the right and Mayor LaGuardla demonstrate over their melon at the lunch- eon lor the transatlantic flier at the Advertising club In New York. Corrigan Sees'Fighting Irish' The 31-year-old avlakr, who set his compass for California and landed In Dublin, Ireland, in hls- WOO "old was escorted by high army officers. After the review, Corrifan re- tomed to New York to rest be- fore attending a testimonial dinner sponsored- by the Dub- lin society of New York. Fifty- seven Irish organizations were' represented. Mayor LaGuardla who expressed regret at Corrtgan's chest injury and invited him to be his guest again when he returns Thursday from rtslts to Boston, Newark Sales Crusade Plans Growing Abilene Business Representatives To Me'et'iQn Tuesday Outlook fora Salesmen's Crusade in Abilene shone brighter last night than It has since (fie proposition was broached. t" Members of a temporary com- mittee, to promote the movement reported that-iarge representations of each of the 36 didcrent phases o( business In Abilene would be pres- ent Tuesday morning. At the meeting Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at the city hall audi- torium businessmen will decide If Ihe crusade will go into effect. Q. W. Waldrop, chairman o( the temporary committee, said last night that the Tuesday meeting would be strictly Informal. Several businessman who investigated the crusade will be asked to cosplaln it and then everyone present will be given a chance to ask questions. I( the decision Is made for the crusade a committee will be ap- to work out the details and the movement will probably go Inlo etfect about the middle of August W. E. Btlhelmer of Fort Worth, specialist in promoting the crusades, visited Waldrop yesterday morning and enthusiastically urged Abilene to adopt the movement. "With Abilene's he said, 'and the large trade territory there s no reason why ihe Salesmen's Crusade would not be an Immense success." The Salesmen's Crusade was In- augurated in Swcelwattr Friday night making It the first town west ot Fort Worth and the 703rd In the United Slates to adopt the meas- ure. The crusade-was organized only days ago. Father (21st Time) Too Shaky To Vote GREENUP, Ky.. Aug. Bunion Thackcr, 74-year-old farm- er, became a father for the 21st Imc today and was so nervous he had to ask an election clerk to mark his primary ballot (or "Gov- irnor Chandler (or senator." Thacker thanked the clerk and apologized because his 52-year-old second wife was unable to vote. Polio Patient Better Thomas West Duncan, three year Id son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Duncan, suHerlng from Infantile aralysls at the Kendrick Memorial lospltal, was reported Improved by hospital attendants list nlghl. suffered his injury, diagnosed as j torn cartilage. After leaving New York en route west, eicept for rereplions in Milwaukee, St. Louis, San Anlonte, Galrnton, Long Beach, _See COKRIGAX, pf. 9, CoL Barkley Sees Sure Win Over Happy Chandler Governor Blames Roosevelt And WPA For Defeat LOUISVILLE, Ky_ Auf. Alben wf Barkley'i lead on returns r.'om today's democratic senatorial primary over Governor A. B. Chandler was at p. m., Cen- tral .Standard Time tonight. The report at this hour was from o( the sUte'j 31S preciiictj. Elfhtr counties were complete. Kentucky hai 120 counties. The tabulation j-ave Barkley S08.SM and Chandler LOOTSVILLE, Ky., Aug. With votes counted Sena- tor Alben W. Barkley was lead- ing Oov. A. e. Chandler by on returns from 2521 precincts out of 4313 In today's democratic sena- torial primary. On this tabulation Barkley had votes to 559 for Chandler. Fifty four of the state's 1M counties were complete and only four had hot retorted; The tint report mm' Iti- Itnan I 'fataHi ol ,_ M. 4Miw. for. ceiuiUni In Iht rauitj not" .befclii until after 5 p.'m, (Cen- tra) Standard TiaM.) A check or, the votes by districts' showed Barkley. leading In five of the nine congressional districts. In the sixth district, embracing Ken- famous bluegrass. region the vote was'Chandler 20120 and Barkley chandler had slight leads In the eighth and ninth dls- Iricts in the mountainous region of eastern. Kentucky. Barkley was' See KENTUCKY, CoL Dovison Denies He Has Quit Campaign Aug. Howard Davlson, district attorney in race. In his eleventh speech today Davison said that the man'for dis- trict attorney should h'ave a knowledge of the law and should enforce it alike. will announce his sched- ule (or next week Monday or Tues day. EVEN KIDS JOIN IN VOTE DRIVE The Junior Barkley club, formed by Louisville youngsters who are fond of slogans and signs, paraded for Senator Al- ben W. Barktey prior to yester- day's elections. "One banner showed Berkley's opponent, Governor A. B. "Happy" dler in the "dog house." 'Dollar Diplomacy' Working To I J> LONDON, Aug. Brltalfi "arid are rtrHijttwnlnj their diplomacy with..hard cash to combat nail Germany's economic ad- vance down, the Danube. through southeast Europe Europe's brand of "dollar diplomacy' today quickened with develop- ments In three spheres tied closely with trade sys- tem: 1. A British trait delegation arrived in Bucharest for trade talkj deiicied to bring 'Kinr Carol into clowr British com- mercial 'cooperation.' 2. MM widening circle ot London atid Paris sway by i British-French loan of for rurma- receive even more money from Britain than they granted Auf. 5. 3. Belgrade reports Indicated Premier Mussolini's economic ally, Yugoslavia, may be weak- ening before the tempUtion of British and French financial facilities. The new moves lollowed Britain's successful pounds loan'and credits July 4 to "Balkan outpost See DIPLOMACY, Col. 1 AND HIS MOTHER, FACE TO FACE Mi-a. nriour liernsicin, rlgm, confronted her son, Jackie Coogan. left, -The Kid" of silent film fame, when he testi- fied In a deposition In his 000.000 accounting suit In lea Angeles agafnst her and his step-father. Center Is Gladys court reporter. School Transfer Protests Made Action Of County Board Puts Appeal Into Dis't Court Transfer protests were plentiful at the monthly meeting of Mie'Tay- lor county school board Saturday afternoon General policy taken by the board to approve all transfers, exception being made only in'" the case or three children in one fam- ily attempting to transfer from Tusoola to tiie Wlngate district to Runnels county. Ac lion'of the of tees bromjht an appeal to 'the 424 district court from the Rogers Knool dhtrlct, out of which IS are jeeklnf transfer. Rogers trustees protested the transfer in a petition drawn by an Abilene attorney and filed before the county board Thursday. Nineteen scholastics sought trans- fer trom that district to Ovalo and Lawn schools. Virtually ill of them gave as a reason that they wanted to attend a "better school." TO HALVE ENROLLMENT Rogers trustees protested that their school was qualified Io care (or the students. They contended that the large number of trjrtsfers would halve thslr total enrollment and cut the number of teachers' from two to one. The petition was addressed against !om McGehee. county sup- erintendent, who had approved the transfers. McGehte tjid he ap- proved all transfers as a matter of form and In accordance with the See SCHOOL. PI. Co] J. The Weather PRICE FIVE CENTS New Search For Clipper Pushed South Of Japan Japanese Nary Asked To Hunt Missing Transport In Area Of Probable Drift Aug. 6.-W-The stale department Issued the fol- lowing statement tonight concerning the search for the missing Hawaii "The state department this afternoon Informed the American em- bassy at Tokyo that the Pan American Airways believes the Hawaii clip- per may be In Ihe vicinity 0( Parect Vela (Douglas Reed, 20 degrees "A minutes north and 136 degrees and JACKIE ADMITS DAD WARNED HIM ABOUT MONEY KSi LOS ANGELES, Aug. aspr Arlhnr r. LOS ANGELES, Aug. Coogan, trying to regain at least some of the fortune he earn- ed as a boy In the old silent movies Is ready to go to court In his 51 accounting suit against his mother and stepfather after ad- mitting In a deposition that his dead fathr.-, John Coogan, once threatened he might not receive the money. The deposition ot the 23-year-old ictor was one of the last prelimin- aries to the trial set (or Nov. H ol his against Mrs. Lillian Coogan Bernstein, and his business man- ager. Arthur L. Bernstein. Charles J. Katz, attorney for the Bemstelns, asked: "Didn't your lather tell you dur- ing a conference at SanU Clara: "'You can't live on past perfor- mances, Jackie. H you continue to live (tils way, we can cut you We can give you just as much or as little as we wish. If you go on this way ,lt will be the latter.' f" "Well, not In Just that language Jackie replied. Katz also asked questions as to whether Coogan used intoxicants while attending SanU Clwt uni- versity, from which he was ex pelled. Frank Doherty. attorney (or Coogan. now back In pictures and the nusband of actress Betly Grable, interrupted the deposition at one point to sjk Coogan If he did not later visit a church wllh his mother and take a pledge never to drink liquor again. "Have you ever indulged in the use of nlcohol since that Doherty continued. -No, I never the actor re- sponded. .y rrr la outhwral cmrtUfi. MEMCO. Sni'lir. Mendir rtlr: Illlk ifeanze tern- P. M. M 14 ___'. 74 ..v...'. HOVK 1 1 S ii II Jl If U i minutes east, which Is In the ap- proximate area of probable drift and would greatly appreciate, a search.' NEW YORK, Aug. American Airways officials said tonight they had not been Inform- ed officially of the reported sight- Ing of the missing Hawaii Clipper near Douglas reef. A spokesman of company suggested that the report that the giant flying" boat had been found' might have arisen from a request made through the American em- bassy in Tokyo that i Japanese ship, the Canberra Marii, be en- listed In the search for the Clipper. Pan American learned the Canberra Maru was en route from Australia to Kobe, Japan, and could "explore the area around Douglas reef without deviating greatly fnfcri Its course. .The reef-Is only'a short distance north ot the course which the Clip- per was following when It vanished. TOKYO, Aug. Japanese navy today radioed the steamer Canberra, en route from Australia to Japan, to go by way of Douglas to look for the missing, Hiwaii clipper; The navy's announcement the order siM the United eiatojtj hid reported the blr plane found and uked aid. The tatmmj later denied thfe Douglass reef Is Just north of the route the Clipper expected to fol- low from Guam fo Manilla when shei.took off July 28. Boys Camp Opens Monday At Luedefs. A" UTOHGi; I the bt the theme of camp to be held at the tbt Ehcampjnent grounds here Monday through Thursday. Mrs. Dick O'Brien, district leider of, Baptist young' people, and the Rev J Henry Littleton, camp man- ager, will direct actixltles A back- ground of Indian lore will be fea- tured District missionary B N Eheppard will camp pastor, the Rev J S Tierce, Clyde, director of games and recreation, D Riddle, Abilene, chorister, and the Her Cick O'Brien .pianist. Faculty will include the Rev. PhUMcGahay. Breckenrtdge; Bill Gjddts, Alamogordo, N. M., Leroy BUekwell) Broughton Har- dln, Stamford, D. O Ham, 'John Oder, J. Pace- and Crow, Abilene. The Rev. W. L. Daniels, will coniuct de- vottonalj, and Clara May Wilson, will relate missionary stories Labor Hearing At Angela Suspended SAN ANGELO, Aug. national labor relations board hear- ing on unfair labor practices charged against the West Teias Dttlitles Co. was adjourned here to- day until Aug. is. Testimony .on a supplemental complaint, filed by an attorney for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and dialing the company with 'cto.lnailng or Interfering with functioning of a labor organization, will be taken at that time.' Harlow Hurley, trial examiner, said that he would make an Inter- mediate report on the cue finished today In about a month after he had studied the record. He will leare tonight to resume a continued hearing In Port Worth. Tosses Son From Car, Escapes Train DES Iowa, Aug. Harry Oppenhelm. 25. tossed her son. Palrick. 1. out of her auto- mobile Just before the car was struck by a train here. The boy received only a few scratches. Mrs. Oppenhelm. leap- Ing out seconds later, escaped with a bruised back. Little "Patv only comment on his narrow escape was: "Choo-choo break mamma's car all up." Texas-New York Trip On Bull To Start Sept. 15 ASPJSRMONT, Am. Te.xaa-ie.-New York trip on a bun by two Stonewall ewnC? men will jUrt September li. according N, A. Sptecer, publicity for UK fua. An eiithialuUe reception ,U announcement at Austin of Uw proposed trip has eamed ual plain to be iltercd and ra- Uriri. Al first It WM phnxd for ffewjt Moorei the fiddler, and Tfoou Jack HiU, the OU GUry rider, to make the trip. Under the present the pair will be accompanied by Sprtntar and Pauline a rinjtr fa known M "fUl of the West" Amr- ranec of aeeommadailaiif at the WorW Fair hai been.n- eelred, aeevrdlnr The lriproTer a diatanet mllo b I. made in While plant are profrtniBi-, tlun U wwk U be at hone. One Uw ftrrt U break the Kentfcd Val xfceied br Setup, SMS Flat raaeb Sbtritf BrMkj hai taken the In hand and kai him M rlfc. ulml if tranltec ml ami bc'in wWrthi Wot German Plane Poised For Hop Non Stop Flight y! From Bremen To New York Plcnned BREMEN, Germany, Aug s litest fastest and larf est all-metal a M-pai- semgw four motored monoplane oi the condor type, stood fa its Bremen hanger tonight poised for non- stop "night to New York. n> Jepartare wu for morning, bit ww at main The delay gave rise to two un- omfirmable rumors, cne that soon exceptionally distinguished German considering flying as Ihe onlj passenger, and the other that plane; would carry: an. important message.! Preparations for the flight had been made In secrecy, and leaked out only after, word Washington .that the was to be undertaken. The director of the FOeke-wuIfT astonished that anybody knew about the plans, sild, "I cannot tell you anything about It; there has lots of talt about a (light around the world, which simply -is not truer there has been gossip, too, about i night across the Atlantic." Withdraw Charge Charge of rape tllea against Earl Adams, 1003 Cherry, has beta withdrawn, according to County Attorney Esco Walter. He said the charje was "Pith- drawn by request c( the compUIn- Ing witness. Adams had been arraigned before Justice of the Peace Theo Ash, and bond had been jet. County Clerk Dies PALESTINE, Any. E. Basse tr. Jr.. 36 -y ear-old Andrr- son county clerk, died here today of a llnge.-inj Illness, Rescued After Being Mired In Bog Six Days, Unable Io Speak ream t BELLEVILIE, Ont, Aaf. Jmtf. firmer, oday was rescued from a Vor In whleh he had been mired th.Teck or six aajTt. Clinrlnt to a with one arm. Jones wu forced to watcl. en pass within a tew ttti of him. Wllh only Wj hod ttsiWt abort the and prerented from crrinf out iy tht pressure o( the M hU chest, he unable Io attract their altenUen. The f Moris of several men were U 'eilricate him from lit moriis. He Is fron (Hi
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