Abilene Reporter News, August 24, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

August 24, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS7 Abilene Reporter OR WITH OFFENSE TO OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LVI11, NO, 85. ABILENE, TEXAS. WEDNESDAY MORN ING, AUGUST 24, PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS Second Cotton Festival To Be Presented Here Fair Executives Also Ballot To Stage Parade West Texas Fair will present its second annual Cotlon Festival In connection with thts year's fair program, D. H. Jefferies, president, announced late Tuesday following a meeting of (he fair executive committee, The executives, meeting at the chamber of commerce also voted to stage (lie sec- ond annual Cotton Parade. Date for the Cotlon Festival, also Ihc Cotton Parade, was not desig- nated at yesterday's meeting hut Jack Simmons, chairman of the rnlcrtainment committee, within a few days will name a committee lo fix dates and out other de- tails. Jefferics slatrd that this year'l t'oUon Festival will be pre- sented on a much more elabor- ate scale than was possible in 1037. Coronation of Klnff and Queen Collon will climax the gala program. Ilodeo plans also were discussed by Ihe fair executive but date for this attraction likewise was not de- termined. Duller Brothers, Elk City, Okla., will stage the rodeo which rtill be n championship af- fair. Approval of a publicity budget and selection of Bob Cannon as publicity director were also elfect- ed at the executive committee meeting. Those attending were Jefferies. Roscoe Blankenshlp. Ernest Grls- som. Harold Austin. T. N. Carswell. Walter Jarrctt and Bud Wilson. ONE OF NATION'S TWO OUTSTANDING LEADERS IN SALES CRUSADE WILL SPEAK AT ABILENE'S 'KICK-OFF' William H. Bryan, sales man- ager of Kureka Vacuum er company, St. Louis, has ac- cepted an Invitation to deliver Ihc principal address at the "kick-off" program of AUJene Salesmen's Crusade at Hardln- Simmcms university stadium. Monday night, Bryan's selec- tion made upon the rec- ommendation of Bedford Brown, chairman of the Fort Worth crusade, who assured Abilene representatives that Bryan is one of the nation's two outstanding leaders in the Salesmen's Crusade movement, Approval of Bryan as prin- cipal speaker at the kick-off program was given Tuesday afternoon at a meeting of the advisory board of the Abilene Salesmen's Crusade and Ihe committee named recently to select the speaker for Monday night's program, W. P. Wright, chairman of the committee, J. Bryan Bradbury and Max Bent- ley, members, conferred with Brown In Tort Worth Sunday. Their selection of Bryan as the speaker for the readily approved at yesterday atternoon'5 session. Bryan wilt arrive Jn Abilene Monday after- noon, either by American Air- Ifnes or on the Sunshine Spe- cial, While In Fort Worth the com- mUie also ertended W. O'- Dantel, democratic nominee for Kovernor, an Invitation lo be one of the speakers at Ihe "kick-off" program Monday Ail ho ugh O'Danfel was unable definitely to accept Ihe, Invitation, he did promise to make eivry effort to attend. O'Danltl, rrcognlifd as the stale's number one salesman, will bring hij 1IJII band alone Jf hr Is able In be here. However, Bryan will deliver the principal address of the pro- gram even if O'Flanlel attends. PARADE OPENER The program Mon- day wili open with a parade beginning at p. m. The parade will bs divided into four sections. Chief of Police T. A. Hackney wiU be marshal of division one which will form nn South First east of Oak. Sheriff Sid McAdams will be marshal of sectfon two, form- ing at South Second east of Oak, Division three will form at South Trstrd east of Oak with Dr, T. Wade Hedrlclc as mar- shal. Deputy Sheriff Ruck SLbley will serve as marshal of section four, forming at South Fourth east of Oafc. Line of march starts at 5 p. m. and will be west on South Fourth to Chestnut, north on Chestnut to (he street underpass, nonh on Pine to North Fourth. West on North Fourth to Cypress, south on Cypress to T. P. depot. Two earlier nre plan- ned by crusade officials, nes men or the city anrl their Mtlejs forces will meet at city hall auditorium Thursday after- noon at 3 o'clock. At that time Bedford Brown, Fort Worth, See CRUSADE, Pg. 10, Col, 6 YEAR AFTER TAKING UP 'SAFETY' FLYING- Plane Speed Ace And Socialite Die In Crash Talk Fanned On Special Session All red To Issue Coll If Building Application OK'd AUSTIN. Aug- of an application for financial aid lor a' state office and roil rU buddfnp fanned speculation today on a special session of the legislature. Governor James V. Allred, who sent the application to regional of- fices of the PWA Sn Fort Worth, announced he wou3d not convene the legislators unless he had surance the federal agency would approve the request. He sought a grant of and a loan of which would have to be repaid by the state. The proposed building would house appellate courts now quar- tered Sn the capitol and many stale boards, bureaus and commissions occupying rented quarters at a cost of more than annually, The governor said the proposal was a modification of an earlier suggestion for a courts building which, however, was nol presented to PWA. The proposed 19-story limestone And granite .structure would occupy a tract of state ov.-ned land ad- joining (he southwest corner of the capitol grounds. The board of control as early as 3935 recommended a new office building to supplement the capito and two other state owned olflce structures. Arabs Forming 'Hidden' Nation In Holy Land Accord To End Long Guerrilla Warfare Talked JERUSALEM (Correspondence of The Associated Press ot the birth of a ghost-like "Inde- pendent Arab nation" run by chtef- ;ains fighting for the ''freedom of our race" are filtering down from the Holy Land htlls. These tales are increasing even as Palestine talks of the posslllty of a peace pact lo end the 23 months of guerrilla warfare be- tween Arabs and Jews who claim Ihls British mandated land as their home. Some of the stories of the forma- tion of a hidden "Arab nation" arc told by peasants who have been captured by hillmen and released. Others are brought back by police or British military intelligence agents. All Palestine, the stories have It, is divided by me Ami) chieftains in- to three central and at the head of each region is a "commanding of- ficer" with sub-officers and a spy sendee. MILITARY COURTS Each distitct has a military court lo deal with Arab peoples aiid with victims of their raids. Civil courts of the hidden nation administer Ihe needs of the hillmen. Verdicts of death are carried out by a ing squad, A loose military orsantiation has its signal corps) medical corps and commissary. Over the three regions presides a board of higher strategy. Men, munitions, supplies and mon- ey are said to be smuggled Into Palestine from bordering states. where strategists of the nation are in hiding. COWBOY BANDSMAN BAUGH DONS CHAPS, TOOIS BASS HORN WASHINGTON. D. c, Aug. Hardln-Slmmons university Cowboy band of Abilene, In Washington to head the Texas delegation to the National Rural Letter carriers convention, made Sammy Baugh. Washington Hedskins star and former TCU- ace. a member of their organization for a day, in a visit to the Red- skins' training camp this afternoon. Daugh donned the chaps of Billy Fleeman. Dallas member of Ihe band, put on the ten-gallon hat belonging to Joe TJene Propst. ot Borger. and endcavoicrj lo toot the bass horn of Von Ceal "Straw- berry" Brantley ot Dalhart, as the band played "Eyes of Texas" and "Beautiful Texas" ratten by the new Governor Nominee W. Lee O'Danlel. The Cowboy band found Ccsch Ray Flaherty putting the Na- tional pro league champions through lively drills in preparation for their games with the National All Stars in Chicago on August 31, and with the Southwestern All Stars In the Cotton Bowl at Dallas on September 5. Charlie Malone of Dallas, former Texas A. and M. end. was the other Texan in the Redskins camp today. The Redskins entrain Saturday for Chicago. MATTRESS FILLED WITH BILLS, COINS DUNDAS, Ont, Aug. 23 car after its SPUR. Aug. county's first oil well was practical- ly assured today as the J. P. Mor- ri-'ey So. 1 C. D. Bird late Monday blew the swab out of Ihe hole and j NEW YORK. Aug. sprayed oil from oO to 60 feet over Lieut.-Commander Prank Monroe the top of the derrick. Operations j Hawks, faulty injured in the were shut down today us Morrisey. j crash of his airplane tonight at Fort Worth driller, was seeking East Aurora, N. Y.. rode to fame a storage Units for further tests. Bottom was reached at 2.558 feet. Location is the southwest quar- ter of section 290. H. i G. N. sur- vely. block No. 1. a mile and a half east of the Crosby county line. U U tn a block ot 12.000 acres, on 'our small ranches. No estimate nf production was a-.ailable. oit rr.en sai.1 it evidently was a com- Monday ;h 1 000 rest was FDR Opposes Ballot Switch Question Of Simple Political Morality, President Declares HYDB PARK. N. Y., AUJ. Roosevelt asserted to- day that Intervention by members of one party in the primary elec- tion ot another destroys a .funda- mental principle of ths American party system. The president discussed particu- larly the Idaho situation where Senator James P. Pope, the ad- ministration candidate, recently was defeated for renomlnatioix In the democratic primary by D Worth Clark. Pope, considering an Independent race selection, conferred with the president Sunday. He told re- porters his defsat had resulted from Intervention by republicans In the democratic primary. Mr. Roosevelt, talking with re- porters, said in response to ques- tions that It was a question of simple political morality that mem- bers ot an opposition party should not participate In another party's primary. Besides Idaho, he referred to Georgia and Maryland where he said republicans were beint betsed, to vote in the elec- tions. the president em- ohaslzed that he had no reference to Individual candidates In various states. Instead, he iaid. h? was discussing principles of party gov- ernment. He still would not like Inter-early intervention, he said, if republicans In any state entered the demo- cratic primary with the purpase of assisting one whom he considered a Confab To Revise Labor Act Slated HYDE PARK. N Y.. Auc. Roosevelt prcjacted today a governmfnt-lator-capital conference to consider changes In '.he National Labor Relations act. The president asserted at his press conference he had agreed with wraiam Green, president o? the American Ferteraticn of Lator, that the law should 'oc ciarified. He said it was frulte possible leg- islative clarlftcaiior-s wouM be soueht in Ihe congress, but that at present he hart no specific- changes in mind. To decide what chances are de- sirable, he said, it be r.ecejsiry 'o consult a nunirer of persons, cf ;he national labor relations bo.xrd. labor unions and Mr. the i KcoEan was away (rom when was En rnule to a doctor. Mr. Kee- shot in Ihe rijcht groin and left Irjr. Mid: "I hope the Lord forgives him; he did not know what be was doing." From h'.-; hrvpUal bed the Rev. Kcrgari "t fion want the man snri I V.opr will he fr.eri asalrM I he crazy with grief." Absentee Vote Light Despite Late Rush day. absentee votir.s ;n Tay'.cr for :ne be-hir.d that in n.'. f Ste Bl'DOKT, Pf. 10, Col. S in before election tfav decade ago as one a! the nation's greatest speed demons. A native of Mirshalltown, U.. he won renown In February. 192s. when he and a mechanic flew non- stop from Los Angeles to York in 13 hours. 21 minutes for a new transcontinental record. For the next five years he was continually in the headlines with i spcf'.tying representatives crrA'U-taking exhibitions of speed tlyins that brought him a claim to no lewe; than point-to-point records in North America and Europe. Time alter time he had narrow brushes with death but only or.ce te.'ore faul cracxup wa.s h: irjurcd That was 'n Worcester. Ntass., when crashed in a takeoff and spent weeks in a Boston hospital. :m conr.wnon wit.i ii Or.e of his greatest atrtll ihfre to s 'tors., 'iiilev" achievements was i fUjht from Lo.< Wlo-ved iclentif.ca- Angfles to New York. June 19J3. in of a quilt around parta 13 hours. :s mir.tcs. a record that the lutes', b-Mj still tavcrAbly with othe: four.d on a durr.;

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