Abilene Reporter News, August 17, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

August 17, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1938, Abilene, Texas WIST TEXAS' NEWSPAPER VOL LV111, NO. 78. Searchers Slay Two Felons In Prison Break 'Escape Leader Recaptured; 5 Still At Large HUNTSVILLE, Aug. IS.- Searchers closely pursuing eight convicts who stabbed a guard and escaped Easlham prison farm early today, this afternoon shot and killed Jack Kinsley and Charles Aaron, two of the fugitives, and re- captured W. E. Garner, alleged -leader of the break. The young desperadoes were shot as they fled through the Trinity river bottoms north of Eastham farm. There the search pressed northward for five other convicts, who, with the three killed and cap- lured, used dirks to wound seriously Guard John Qreer In the abdomen. Bouies of the slain convicts were taken to Eastham farm. The rec- ord's clerk here was notified of their deaths. Oreer, said by physicians to be "dangerously was per- mlted no visitors at the prison hos- pital here. He told Warden W. W. the eight men slipped up behind him as he accompanied a hoe squad to work. He said he fired his shotgun twice, but was uncertain whether he hit any of the men. The fugi- tives took his shotgun and possibly his pistol; Grecr said. They made their break ten miles from the nearest highway. State police and raneers were blockading roads. i TWO FROM AREA Still at large were John Hendrtx 21, of Dallas, sentenced to 15 years from Dallas and Tarrant counties for robbery; Leonard Smith, 26, Tyler, serving 22 years from Limestone county for burglary and assault; Raymond Wllkerson, 24, Fort Worth, sentenced to ten years from Haskell county for bur- glary; Frank Johnson, 23, kana, serving IB years-from Bowie for robbery with firearms, and Roy King, 26, sentenced to 20 years from HaskcU and Jones counties for robbery. Close WTU Co. Labor SAN AKOELO, Aug. National Labor Relations board hearing on alleged unfair labor practices charged against the West Texas Utilities company was closed here this afternoon. Employes repeatedly testified dur- ing the day that they had norbeen Impelled by utilities officials in company union activities. The com- Walnt charged the utilities company with Interference and domination In the formation and administration of a labor organization. Ah Intermediate report will be filed with the regional director by the triah examiner, Harlow Hurley, In the near future, after which the orgihlal com- will bo sent to the board at Washington for a decision. Revi'vol Of Horse Racing Asked PORT WORTH, Aug. Directors of ihe Texas Horse, Jack and Mule Breeders association in meetln lutlo governor-nominee, consider rein stating horse racing In Texas on a parimutucl basis. At the same.time, the president of the association, T. V. Lawson of Cleburnc, said the- group Is plan- ning to have representatives at the next legislature in January intro- duce a horse racing bill. Legallied racing was outlawed after a-bitter senate battle In 1537. Generals Retired LONDON, Aug. .--s Horc-Bellsha, British war secretary, put 13 generals on the retired list today In a drastic new shakeup designated to Joit the British army into vigorous equality with the march rnsn of Europe's dictators. UR WITH OFFENSE TO FRHWDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 1-7, 1938.-TWELVE PAGES _ ____ D ot which hare been decapitated. All ricUmj apparently bttn sWn bj a Itolfe carefully aimed at a joint i- the sfinal colnron. Parti -jf jome newr have been found. Police ei- pnsMd the beOef most of Uw TicUmi were transhnti or dere- licts, became the majority were not Identified. The last preceding discovery WM hat of the trunk and legs of a woman floating in sacks in the Cyuahoja rtver last April 1. Other >arts ot the body wen not found cation. CORRIGAN TO FILM WRONG WAY FLIGHT speech, would produce. Ste BUREAU, Ps. 12, Col. 6 YORK, RKO Radio Pic- tures announced tonight it had contracted with Doug- las I'orrignn for a movie dramatization of his life and the famous wrong-ray flight to Ireland. The agreement calls only for Cornwall's story, but officials i-aid there was a possibility the airman miprlit nppt-ar in the pic- ture as well. ;