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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               WIST gfoilme porter R WITH OFFENSE TO PRffiNDS OR FOP'S ww.'i'r.u WHIP ,n ,m VOL. LV111, NO. 72. Youth In The News (By AP Feature Service) BACK AGAIN Three yeire ago Alyce Jane Me- Henry was getting headlines ev- erywhere as (he girl wllh (he "upside down stomach." She went to New England for an operation, then returned to Nebraska. This summer she's back in New a vacation. PAID FOR LOAFING Artane Bore, 22, snapped as she prepared lo return to Franca, fter two years In Hollywood, thinks America's funny. She says the movies paid her week, anr' after a while but never put her In a. picture. GOOD ON THE KEYS Nine-year-old Leon Flcliher of San Francisco is such a. good pianist that an American busi- ness man is sending him to Italy to under Arthur Schnabel had-a rule to take no pupils under 16, he.broke tt because Leon Is so (food. FRfKNDS OR FOES WE SKETCH VOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS ABILENE, TEXAS. ,TUESDAY MORN ING, AUGUST 9, 1938. PAGES By I.AKRY HOLT HERMU3OH, Aug. the No. I agricultural problem in Wesl Texas it preserving what promises U. bo a record feed .crop. is what E, R. Eudaly, ex- tension sm'lce specialist, told a group ot Scurry county farmers to- day at a silo demonstration held at the J. L. Bowen (arm, Cheapness ot the commodity has caused the growers to take up their belt anothei. notch and dive Into thick of tin fight. They are un- willing to sacrifice the prolific crop. Consequently they are study- Ing a pay-off plan which Is ex- pec'ed U> found In the utiliza- tion of trench silos. Perhaps never has (here been a greater acreage of grain sorghums 01 a higher yield per acre, lending cause to the "save your feed' campaign which has been adopted In this area. Many of the visitors attending the alior expressed the belief they would accept that method of storing ihclr crop. It only li-.cre was some way of lolling insects Into the trench moan the farmers who are wondering lust what the cotton production will be, Some say the yield wlil high, and others say It R'ill bf low. Ten days ago. Fritz Ohlenbusch of Inadale offered to wager that hii 151 acres would make 120 bales of cotton. Today he doesn't kn-nv what to think. PRICE FIVE CENTS Preservation Of Record Feed Crop First Problem Before West Texas R. G. Wilson of the Southern Cotton compuny with headquarters In Abilene said, today cotton on the blackland vas suffering heavier losses became of Insects. He and A. O. smilb of the Planters Gin company just visited 75 fields in Mlicliell, Scurry, Nolan and Fisher county In some fields they said the production would be halt a bale or better to the acre. While !n other fields It will take 10 lo 15 to make ft bale Ihey say. Ths s'-aix Is plenty large and there Is a bountiful supply of moisture, but something is causing yonng fruit to drop off. However, all cotton that blooms during the next three weeks has a chance of maturing. Thus mltresl Is centered on the grain sorgaums. Visitors at the City Authorizes For Its Part Of School Warrants To Be Signed Today On Project An ordinance authorizing the city of Abilene to borrow from the Farmers and Merchants, Na- tional bank and the Citizens Na- tional bank was passed' on first and second readings yesterday. The money will be the part for a school project, for which "the Public Worki administration bas been uked to furnish H5.WO. The ordinance which authorized the borrowing of the money yester- day also provided for the Issuance of 4 per cent warrants, payable on or before April 30, 1939, from the current funds of the clty. Issuance of the warrants, to each of the banks, was the rec- ommendation of a committee which had been studying means of secur- ing the Heads of the two banks had given assurance that the would be purchased. Tuesday afternoon at j o'clock, the warrants will be signed by the mayor.. Further details of the school project are to be worked out at that time. Jointly by a com- mittee from the school board city commission, and citizens committee lhat has been studying city prob lenji; j. R. Helder, school board prejjdent, appointed J. M. Hooks J- Ackers, the trustee build tag to serve. From the commission will be Commissioners uelan Webb and W. E. Beasley The commission also wu in special aesakra yesterday fcear bldi on a depository for ranle- Ipal There wu only one formality ilnce banki no longer are allowed to pay'fnter- Mt on time It wu a bid of the two banks, which will be required to pnt up each In Bowen firm saw latest development on the grain soighums. That Is use of a lone machine which prepares the 'eed'for a silo and cuts about 10 acres daily. They saw a 53-ton capacity that will .be filled in two days tor a labor expenditure of only 120. At Ihe lowest valuation, ensilage Is worth per ton. At that rate that r.edkafflr being harvested to- day was netting the owner 117.50 per acre 6old on the puny open market of one cent per bundle, a return would be realized. It was estimated the yield was run- ning alt toiu per acre. G. E. Chbin of this section says he plaru lo fl'i five trench silos. He has 300 acres of grain sorghums and plans to store all of crop. That's a method Ewlaly is trying to get Texas to adopt. He will conduct a .demonstration at Sweetvater today and one In Fisher county Wednesday. The Irench silo movement seems to be gene-al. At Roscoe, R E. Gracey, Implement dealer, suc- cessfully the silos for several years is baci: at the same prac- tice this yeai. Willie Joe Largent, Mcrlcel Here- ford oreedei, has taken up the policy and is constructing two huge silos at the Largent place. In the same section J. T. Warren will fill a silo. In Taylor county the silos will be more than doubled over 1931. SECOND SUCCESSIVE DAY- Japs Bomb Canton Again ELOPES BY AIR PAPA'S 26TH Mrs. Kdlth Williams Boarman, 21, Is shown with her first child her husband's 26th. She Is the fourth wife of an 81- year-old night watchman In Washington, D. C. Forgery Charges ALBANY, John A. Holland of Shackelford county said today six men had been charged with forgery operations in several counties. Five of the suspects hsrt been ar- rested. Sheriff Holland said those charg- ed were Jess and Ernest Carter, held in Haskcll county Jail- Ed Burger, held at Big Sring; Vernon Minor, held In Jail here; Freeman Alexander, released on Sl.ooo bond after having been Jailed at Abilene and Clarence E. Carter, who offi- cers are seeking. Holland said printed checks had been used, drawn on various com- panies and corporations An Estimated 150 checks were cashed, totalling more than he said. Holland said the men, most of them yuthfnll. would not cash the checks In Albany, where thev lived.- J Among names used, he said, were Texas Oil and Gas Corp., Issued, on the First National Bank of Hous- ton; Finn Company, Port Worth. Halliburton Cement company, and Sun Oil company. Situation Wanted HERTFOKD. N. C., Aug. Herbcit Newby Dlxon Jr., was only )lx hours and 5" minutes old when his got a social security ac- numbci for him. Herbeii, 3r., listed his son as un- wnployed. Two West Texas Roads Designated AUSTIN, Aug. high- fay commission today .designated :wo additional West Texas high- ways and ordered construction on a third. In Andrews and Martin counties it made a designation from An- drews east lo a connection with the SUnton-Lamesa county road and thence in a southerly direction to Stanton and ordered engineers to begin i location" survey. CommU- sbners raid no funds were available fur construction. The commission appropriated WO.OOO as Ihe state's share of a work reliel project for grading and draining highway 51 from-Brown- field In Terry county to the Hoctler county line. Hospital Releases Paralysis Sufferer Thomas West Duncan, thrre year old son of Mr .and. R. L. Dun- can, who entered the hospital last week suffering Infantile paralysis, was taken to his home at 630 Pecan yesterday. Mis four year old brother, R. L. Jr., died last week from the disease. Mouse Causes Fatal Injury LOCKPORT. N. Y., Aug. Pear of a mouse cost the life of Helen Conley, 76. A mouse Jumped from between her bed sheets last Wednesday nSghli and Miss Conley fell against a chair In fright, breaking her hip. She died from shock, atlr'buted lo the Injuries. Pictured back In Los Angeles after an airplane elopement to Phoenix former Aza- dla; Newman, .one-time demo- cratic national committee chair- man, is now the wife of Scott Colton, movie actor. Barbecue Held For 4-H Boys Abilene Civic Club Members Attend At State Park Outing ABILENE STATE PARK, Aug. 8. Abilene civic1 club members joined Taylor and Calla- han counties 4-H club boys for a barbecue tonight as' the youths reached the halfway mark In their annual encampment. Joe Humphrey made the main talk before the group, and music was given an Abilene quartet composed of Jos Smith. Thiess Jones, Boyd King and p. A. Hooker. During the day the TI boys at the camp engaged in various activities H. R. Reppert, entomologist, and H. Gable, grasshopper control specialist from the extenson sen-Ice instructed the boys in nature study. There were swimming pe- riods, and a Softball tournament won by the Wytle club. A similar program is to be held oday, before camp breaks at 2 p. m. G. O. Gibson, extension service dairy specialist. L. U Johnson, state :lub lealer, and W. I. Glass, dis- >lcl agent, are expected to visit he camp. Leon C. Ranson, assistant Taylor agent, and Ross Brison. ahan county agent, are in charge of the camp. HOW TO COOL In Heat Wave THEN IN COOLER y with it hat they had consumed ci tlun n't resist the temptation to drive tbat Ihey had taVen Ihe InicV lhe "ij- ind Taylor County Field Extended Test Near View Estimated Up To 50 Barrels Daily Extension of the View field In central Taylor county was giver yesterday afternoon when the A. it rtirster of Abilene and Charter Oi Gas company No. 1 J. C. Fred rlckson, 12 miles southwest of Abi- lene, was given a light shot wllh 20 quarts of nltrogly'c.erin. The well Is showing for pro- duction estimated at K to 50 barrels of 40 fnvity oil per day from the Cook sand, same bori- lon producing in two other flowing weUs ol the View field. Production was said to be from a pure sand drilled from feet, with a total depth of feet It had originally drilled through the sand Into a lime, and was Blun- ged back. Location is 800 feet north of the Dale H. Dora and H. G. Daniels No 2 Cody, a flowing well which has been producing a small amount oi oil daily since and Dan- iels hold a block of about acres surrounding the small pro- duction, Including another well, the No. 1 Lowe, east offset to the No. 1 Cody. New producer b bj Footer, tot-. E. T. Green, Albany operator and contractor of (he Charter Oil Gas company, and Jbe Otean Oil company of Bristow, Okla. Operators were cleaning the well out .late yesterday following the shot. It was estimated to be making better than cubic feet-'of wet gas dally, and had flJled 400 feet overnight when, first encountered naturally. It was. swabbed'at the rate of about 12 barrels natural. Six-Inch casing had been cement- ed at 2.360 feet. The test Is located 220 feet from the south and east lines of the Fredrickson 198-acres In Ouadalupe county school lands survey lying in subllvislons IT and 18 of block 120. Stroke Fatal To Wife Of Motors Manufacturer' GREAT NECK, N. Y., Aug. 8.-W Walter P.. Chrysler, wife of the automobile manufacturer died at her home tonight after a cerebral hemorrhage. All members of the family were at the bedside when death occurred at G p. m. (E. S. Mrs. Chrysler was stricken earlier In the day and was placed In an Iron lung. She had been treated several months for high blood pres- sure, her son, Walter Jr., said. Mrs. Chrysler was 6S. She was bom Feb. 20. 1876, In Ellis, Kans. She died In the Iron lung without regaining consciousness after suf- fering the hemorrhage. Besides her husband and son, Walter, _her survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Thelma Foy and Mrs. Bemice Garblsch, and a son, Jack, i Mr. Chrysler, vrho also has been confined to his Kings Point estate arose shortly after 3 a. m. and found hb wife unconscious. Dr. Arthur Chase, who has been at- tending Mrs. Chrysler, was sum- moned. One Time Aces Could Be Help PHITADELPHTA, Aug. a -WV- ordered Magistrate Jacob Dogle, handing dice lo lie Thomas, charged with gambling. Thomas Tolled a five and a three. "Eight days in the said the "Glad U wasn't box cars." said Thomas. NOT COMING BACK LE HAVRE, R-ance, Aug. 8. Simon French movie star, will not re- turn to the United States, her .friend and scenario agent, penlse Bstcheff, said today aft- er he met1 her on h'er. arrival -.aboard-.the Normandle..'.' He said she had no contract. Chamber Names New Manager Merle Gruver Of Henderson Takes Office Sept. I New manager of the Abilene chamber of commerce 'is Merle Gruver, fanner manager, of the Henderson chamber of commerce, J. C. Hunter, local president, an- nounced yesterday. between the board ot direeSms and Qurver had been reached alter a series of conferenc- es Friday and Saturday. The Kendeison man will succeed T. JT. Carswell, who resigned re- cently'atter H years of service. His resignation Is effective Sept 1. Gruver wlil assume hts duties here the first of September. Gruver wai reelected In March to serve hla nhiih year as manager ot Jie Henderson chamber. Before going ihcre he was manager of Olneys chamber five years. Gruver is 36 years old. He was born In BfCTster; Minn. When five rears old his family moved to Colorado end he was educated In the Nfonte Visa, Colo., schools and at the University of Colorado. Before entering the chamber of commerce he was employed in :he public relations department of the Los Angeles Gas and Electric :ompany several years. He had at- tended thirteen consecutive con- ventions of thai organization, two sessions of the National Institute 'or Commerce Executives at Evans- ton, ill, and several Southwestern Schools at Dallas. Said President Hunter: "Mr. jruver is the unanimous choice of he nominating committee and the board ol directors out of 40 per- sons applying. He was not a for- mal applicant for the place, but we were about him and received line recommendations of hts worie." Estimated 200 Persons Killed Workers Try To Reach Previous Day's Victims CANTON, China, Aug. day) Japanese warpUnes raided Canton for the second- sue cessive day, this morning killing an estimated JOO persons. The greatest ton "was taken by three large bombs which exploded In the heavily populated wawrfron area, 400 yards from Shameen, the foreign settlement The (ell In the hart of the lone where thraundi tt pencils have been ucntomed to take rtfnfe- durlnt pnrtma bomblno, the Ultrt of which kttled 39, and faijond jerttr- lay. Roaring over the city at a ra (8 p. m.> Eastern Standard Time) the raiders unloosed their deadly cargoes while resuce were completing an all-night Usk of ex- tricating victims of yesterday's at. tack. Men, women jixl ehlMrca wlM had woght nftie in the jreaixh Canian'i Cathode Cathedral jMtetday wen to (teeea in M rardi tf Uw bnDdbit- tiey" hi found a safe haven beside the tfiedral. plainly by a large French flag over the roof. Torn and torotaKm UHend -the area tn Inmi.ii the after tW raJC SeTeral >m tniond inaUc UK which was' WIN wrecket Nine planes took part to the at- tack on Canton, Uw tint' h> 'two weeks. Government- frufiding, were wrecked, anti authorities, offfclally estimated city-wide casualties a! 121 dead and and la wounded. On one tour of Inspection 71 bodies were counted; The scene at the cathedral however, wu the moat pathetic, the moat shocking U war- hardened people tU, Mch bombed city. Bishop Antotne Wmro.uete, who has 43 yean of atrvice In Canton, walked through the blood- smeared grounds after the attack looking over: the rows of bodies of many small children. "I can't mndentand the ream for he iaRmwre arc M Cons and DO MMkn la Ihla area.'1 Why Take Her To HOSPITAL For That Observation? NEW YORK, Aug. Patrolman John Pfeufer't eyes bulged In amazement tonight when they fell on an attractive young brunette striding through Central Park in the clothed only In a rapt smile. He summoned his courage to ask her what's the idea, please? "Nothing at she replied. "I love to walk in the rain- just this way .'She carried her clothes In a bundle. Pfeufer threw his raincoat over her when she refused to drew at police iUlkm she gave her name as Ann Evans, 31, and was taken to Bellevue hos- pital for observation. jood Roads Ass'n SAeets At Sequin AUSTIN, Aug. ese- utlve committee of the Texas good oads association will meet in Se- tuln tomorrow to review results of s "Travel Texas" advertising cam- paign. M, Shaw Elected Commander Of Abilene Legion Post To Succeed A, T.Bontke Parramore post of the American fare chairman; O. R. Roddcn, ser- Legion, holding Its annual election of officers last night, elevated M. Shaw to the post commandcrshtp. Shaw will succeed A. T. Bontke whose term expires In September. Other ofdcers elected were: Tom Browntee, first vice-commander; Louts A. Oroene, second vice-com- mander; Fred Rucker. third vtce- commsnder; Stanley King, fourth vice-commander; Tommie Carswell, post adjutant; Roy Johnson, fi- nance officer; Allie Q-Bar, chap- lain; Edmond C. Yates, historian; J. L. Warren and O'Bar, service of- ficers; Mrs. Lucy Truss, ch'Jd wel- geant at arms. Delegates to the slate convention of the American Legion, to be held m August 37-31, Inclusive, also were elected at last night's meeting. The delegates are: Carswell, Warren, Bontke, Brltt Morgan. Rodden, OBar, R. M. Wagstaff, Hoy Duke, Larry S. Daniel, R. T. Redls and Shaw. Alternate delegates named were: Carl P. Hulsey, Ruck Slbley. Phil- lip SchulU, Clyde Fulwtler, R. M. Browning, Rucker, Earl Calhoun, Frank Mlddlebrook, Walter Petltte. W. P. Pennlngton. O. R. Carson and W. O. Christopher. Helen Morgan To Raise Goats NEW YORK, Aug. Miss Helen Morgan, sad-faced singer, oaid Uxiay that she hoped to. retire from 'if----- the stage, screen and radio by the first of the year and devote her- self to raising goats. She is negotiat- ing for a farm about 75 miles from New York City where she will experiment In making goat milk cheesa Miss Morgan rose to lane by HELEN sitting on night club pianos and singing such tearful ballads as "My Bill.' ihe started In Four States To Vote Today In Demo Primaries Ability Of FDR To Sway Ballots Will Be Given Real Try ELECTIONS AT A GLANCE Ohio Nominate! tor teute, governor and 14 In the BOUM of represen- tative.. eandUaiea far tenate, forenior aa4 wrn house eandi- datei tor forernor and fire tunut Mate. eandl- dalei for senate, (oremor and MTen none BARKUY'S HAPPY Senate Alben :W.. Barkley; was'ta grinning Rood .-humor, when the above picture wu-taken of him as' arrived at his home precinct in the democratic primary. (Story on page 3.) Sales Crusade Decision Today Business Men To Gather At City Hall, .10. O'clock Abilene businessmen will decide today whether or not to stage a Salesman's Crusade, modeled after those being held in many other cities of the nation. Commltteemen from (he chamber of commerce have been contacting iieads of businesses during the past tew days and inviting them to meet at the city hall today at 10 o'clock lor discussion of the plan. O. W. Wakirop, chairman of the committee, last night issued an in- vitation to all persons interested to' meet then to hear the plan describ- ed. He pointed out that while com- nilteemen may have been unable to contact every one, the invitation was general, Waldrop will preside for the meet- Ing, which was arranged by the chamber of commerce board of di- rectors last Thursday. He says that reports reaching him ndlcate that the Idea Is being en- thusiastically received, and pre- dicted last night that merchants will agree to stage the campaign. With the slogan, "Sates Mean the crusade would attempt to offset the August lull In business. Movement for the crusade was lirst tarted In Abilene by the Traveling Men's association. Hot Dogslo Go Modern MILWAUKEE. Aug. -Rtes to the national association of -etall meat dealers' convention were ntroduced today to the 1938 model lot streamlined welnle with zipper. After heating the new lype hot log, which has square ends, you emove the casing by pulling a iip- WASHINGTON, Aug. ability, of R-josevelt administration leaders to sway democratic voten In their choice of senatorial candi- dates will be tested anew in of the primary'i testa to be settW tomorrow. lUiery of Ohio, Idaho, Arkansaj and Nebraska. select their party1 tickets for the fall elections. The outcome of some of the conlestj may decide h'ow- far. the president will go In the south later', tola! week toward Indicating oppcaitlon'ta senators who have opposed a sUntlal portion of the new deal and are now up for re-riomlnarion. In the caapaCru ending at the pall, tomorrow, the: btme ot new deal layalry Terns fUUy aa- rodependeiue baa been ralMd moat In Idaho, al- Mr. BMWreU aid teU that itale on hfc reent Uaru-csntinenUl Umr. Senator James of Idaho It runnlaf for rerwmlnatioo against D. Worth' Ctok who "a: senator taaat, 'rity; on hja own judgment.'' Pope- has campaign- ed loo per cent aapporter. of admlnisb-aUon nwviires. He-hM" reeelvec! the joixljifcnes of Secre- tary of State Hull att Jamei ;A. Jfcrtey, the democratic nadooal Mr." Booaereit bta- T to Pope-, Polltictthj Jiere' hare -'raised fee ijueauon whetSer jorae Idaho re- publicans take a hand'ta dc- center A rSwprtory ballot, on which name, of boto Kr- candidates are prtoUC, woyld them to do to without sic- rtfidng their- right to vote mjob- Uon.tW.-fdL Wfe'lSte, epunselecl to parU- iMtead la'toe jelectton of their own party's candidate rjtn Ohio, bitter campaign be- tween Robert A. Taft, son of thfl former preaWent, and Sunrems Court Judfc Arther H. republican, senatorial has shared atteatta, with the daao- cratic Mnatorfai race and Ua prei- dent's part In that" contest tu laft tltrf. tie with aaM U. See BUeciIONS, ft. U, Cowboy Band Horn looter Wins Calf Roping Contest Harold Jackson, who ased to wot a horn in the mons Cowboy band.-won' the calf championship of the annual Henry Stam- .pede at Soda Springs, Idaho, tcoordlnt to an Associated Press dispatch last night After spending the winter in- Abilene as an employe in a tailor shop, Jackson left for the middle west rodeo, circuit six weeks ago. He was arena direc- tor of the West Tesaj Pair rodeo last fall. In 1934 he was a member of the select group of cowboys selected by Tex Austin to put en the world championship rodflo at London. He was ranch- near Chlstoral at that time. The Weather AaiT.Ot UM EAST Partly ctovdr, en hi vcvtlttHi Ihc WEST TEXAS: lair >r NEW MEXICO, AXJZO.VI; rxdy iflTi Uttlc tn and AM M U 1? tod 73; r KCO. 101 15. wt rfMTriar. lanwl J   

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