Abilene Reporter News, August 21, 1938 : Front Page

Publication: Abilene Reporter News August 21, 1938

Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' oww HEWSMKR OK WITH OFFENSE TO FRONDS OR FQESAVE SKETCft WORLD EXACTLY AS IT PRICE FIVE CENTS VOL LVII1, NO. 82. Kin Of Victims- Witness Accident From Automobile KERRVILLE, Aug. 20. (AP) about 30, ana Cecil Chimpt oil, 36, burned hen tonight T pUntTpllatad by Fletcher eruhed and .bunt into STALLS IN AIR Zumwalt, attendant at the municipal men had been on a short .'light irk! were returning to the airport when the ship, appeared to stall it altitude of about 150 feet. The craft bunt Into fmKtfately after It .truck the (round. ZumwaU aid he nak- ed U the Kent with m fin ei- tlnfalshtr and, thoufht he had the blue imder cMtrol when the chemical ma and-fire conramtd the fbiw and charred the two men. Cnampenols' wife and Miss Wini- fred. Pleteher, sister of the pilot, witnessed the crash from an mobile parked at the airport Fletcher, a garage employe here, had. been flying about three years and was a licensed pilot, f Ch.mjwnob, a bMlneM man of Bay City, hid come here to inspect the plane, owned by Fletcher, with a Vfew to bnyinf it It wu a man, open-cKk- pit type. Fletcher s survived by his mother Mrs. Clara Fletcher, three brothers and two sisters. Champenols' body was sent to ay City tonight. Navy Decides Marriage Not, WASHINGTON, Aug. navy decided officially today that marriage wu' not misconduct The decision wai made by -Judge- adTOcate general In case of a youtlifJl lost, his' commission br taking a brtde within two years alter frorA the naval academy, it Annapolis. "A legal marrtaje should not 3cbt be eonsfdered as conitltut- act of tM Decision said. Toe jConxwc not titled, will receive a year's pay. A decision that be guUrjr of ralseonduet voukt have meant losing it Interest Lagging In Politics Here Wilh-fnterest droopinj. voters an entering tne list jreck of politi cal handshaking. After Saturday, they will hear less of politics. Itere will be no more political speaking and card distributing for t couple of years., At the county clerk's office, only j IM absentee ballots had been cast Saturday, with 10-2 more In the mails. This figure Is considerably lower than that fc-r the first prim- ary. Dcadlin: for absentee vot- Irif. Clerk Vivian Fryar warns. Is Tuesday. Thus far there have been no po- mica! Mllfes sch-duled In Abilene for the last week, but there ptob- I ably will lie betove election day. i candidates have tezr, Invited to speak at Monday night, i The Taylor county ballot will list i Ihese names: t For R 1 Stevenson of Ktmble county. Pierce Brooks of Dallas county; for com- missioner of general land William H. McDonald of Eastland county, Bascom Giles of Travis Dallas Woman Hurt In Toy ah Mishap PECOS. A'uar. Ground o( DilUs was Injured seri- ously and six other persons in a party of tourists suffered minor Injuries Saturday afternoon when their car overturned at few miles west of Toyah. Mrs. Round received severe back injuries and face and body lacera- tions. Others hurt were Mrs. c. H. Duke. Mrs. F. H, Clayton! Bob Duke. Harry Clayton, JacS Nix and Richard Flannagan. The parly was returning to Dai- last ofter a west coast vacation. They were brought to a iccal hos- pital by a Pecos funeral home ambulance. According to Teias highway patrolmen who Investigat- ed, the acldent occurred when Mrs. Duke lost control of the car and The Weather ted .nd TEXAS: Boveraor Is one that requires train- lns'" inn of milas CDunty. Wal- COU.VTV, Pit. It, Col. S trr.ipmtim U 27 Fitois Remit In Sales Drive Others Wishing To Join Urged To Send In Fees Abilene merchants responded ta admirable style Saturday to initial efforts to enlist firms in the crusade. Last night 27 businesses had al- ready remitted assessments to Di- rector J. E. UcKlnzie entitling thai to participation in the crusade. were: Reporter-News, Kepbrler Broadcasting Waltbop furniture store, bank, E. Earl Miller shop, Sun Electric rens and Behrens Jruurance Dr. Pepper Bottling company, Mark Wotnaclc, Sinclair consignee; Mead bakery, Safeway Carroll Rogers grocery, Caleb Reed's men's- store; Popular department store; Ernest Grlssom's department store; Auto V7orks. W. P. Wright, Gulf oU consignetr Robert R. Hunter, C. A. Hmson, J' L. George, F. T. McMeans, J.. O, Buster, Oeorge Jones, O. W. E. Gentry.'E. C. Woodlock C. F. .Stantooth, all Gulf oil com- pany service station Assessments are based "on number of employes in a linn.'All businesses .of city have classified In seven' divisions for this, purpose, as follows: i. Thote employing 100 or more per-! sons, 425; from 50 to 99 employes, IIS; from' 25 to O employes, from 10-to 21 employes, fronv five to nine employes. J3; two lor four employes, and 25 cents each. Ths 37 businesses already enlisS- ed in the crusade represent several hundred employes. All other flrois wishing to cooper- i ate are urged to send their fees Monday, or as soon as possible, to J. E. McKinale, in care of chamber of commerce. Initial gath- erlns ol sates persons will 6e held Friday night at the high scnooi auditorium, with V. Ballew of general sales manager ot the Dr. Pepper company, as the speak- er. A parade is set lor the following Monday afternoon, and the big "klckoff." with the public invited, that night Outlaws At Large BROKEN BCW. Aug. Floyd Hirallton sad (Ted Walters, whose traU has ted i a three-state posse of peace officers on through the wilderness of southeiskrn Oklahoma during the past week were still al ;

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: August 21, 1938