Abilene Reporter News, August 30, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

August 30, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1938, Abilene, Texas IWTTOUJ' MEWSMPER "WITHOUT, OK WITH OW'KNSK TO FRONDS OR I'OKS VOL. LVIII, NO. 91. WORLD EXACTLY AS ABILENE, TEXAS. TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 30, 1938. PAGES TO ELIMINATE EXCESSIVE GASOLINE STOCKS- PRICE FIVE CENTS Soturday_Oil Shutdowns Ordered For September IT GOES FOR rvAii'T TI 1t T imsir- SIXM Allriuianlft fnr TTTCT TJT HTM PONT FORGET THAT ANKLE COVERING ON TODAY OF ALL DAYS-YES, IT'S ABILENE HOSIERY A film of silk adds allure lo any Don't think for a minute silk cotto fo "L i I IVOfi Al if 8nkle' luatler how lrlm' ret off it's sliKashion'ed Jv. i J1QIC IACU HI IMBbls. nkle, no matter how Irim. That's feminine ankles we are speaking about; Jusi think of the male aniile that dares to shine between oxford top and trousers cuff without a sock for protection Today of all days. It would be un- speakable. Vrs. llm is Hosiery first special observance of the Abilene sales crusade. It's Hosiery Day for mother, sis- ter, dad. brother, and all the kid- Ibat dad is tolnj to ret off just with buyinf wisps of silken hosiery for feminine ankles. The poor male may have (o fray (aye, three times if daughter wants new but he won'i be allowed to es- cape. Abilene stores are new fall hose for all occasions and all persons, no matter their age. are here. Despite occasional pleas for loyal- ty to the Old South ant) inter seldom teen. It's with all the Ingenuity which Amer- ican mills can muster. And have you seen the new fall colors? Those summer reds which often hit the eye before the line of the ankle could register are They are "muled" the stylists there's a subtle brownish linje In the hosiery colorings. Much more alluring, one might say. For the masculine shoppers, there Is much greater variety in color, the man who wants to express his the spring can find all the oppor (unity he wishes In the hosiery de- partment. (To be sure, we mean in the men's store or department.) He may have stripes or plaids in hosiery that Is silk or cotton, or the synthetics. II he's conservative, or craves to be smart by being subtle he may choose to match the tones of his accessories. That gives his choice of hose double im- portance; and they say this type of man takes as much time about ".-II me man -AJIU wants 10 express mlttent threats to boycott Jap.-inrj'.e personality without buying o'ne hi.s shopping as her trousseau. a bride selecting socks of every Old j South does get a break. For school, cotton Is first, and the colors and designs are in great variety. iio much for the The Important thing today ll to buy a, pair of host two whole season's supply. This Ls the first special day of (he Sales Crusade, a new pair of hose for every man, woman and in Abilene would not be too Thompson And Terrell Act To Invoke Closings JUST PLAIN MISTER HIS PREFERENCE much to express city-wide loyalty to AUSTIN, Aufr. a pragram that after all comes Ah-h-h! Not the prettiest pair of legs In West Texas, but a pretty good reminder that today U Hosiery Day in the Abilene Salesmen's Crusade. 'tVhat more sug-gwtion could be so. buy a pair of hose. That goes lor mother, dad, sister, NO WONDER! SACRAMENTO. Calif., Aug. Sharon. Stock- ton truck driver parked'his car in the business district, and returned to find 50 boxes of peaches In his ab- sence someone had placed a sijn "free peaches" on his truck. Five Link Nines And Gang Lord Ex-Boxer Tells Of Calls From Dutch Schultz NEW YORK. Aug. tattle-scarred ex-boxer who said he ftdmired the brawny "built" of James J. Hines. one time boy blacksmith, testified today he saw the Tammany district leader !n 1035 in the Bridgport IConn.) hotel suite of Diilch Schultz. whose parasitic policy racket Hines Ls charged with having protected. The witness. Edie Corbel', 38. stocky physical culture teacher, was the fifth man District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey has brought from Connecticut to point out Hines in supreme court as an acquaintance of Schultz. A marked veteran of 241 bouts in a rioien years. Corbett said he fre- quently was called to the Barum hotel in Bridgeport to give the New York ganster overlord who was hidinf: out. between federal income tax trials, a massatre or workout. Three other witnesses preceded Corbett. a world war veteran and former y. C. A. instructor in Bridgeport, to the stand to Identify Hinfs without W. H. Bryan Of St. Louis Gives Kickoff Speech By MAURINE EASTUS ROE It's first down, ten yards to go on our own 20-yard line to- day. Last night was the kick-off in the Abilene Salesman's crusade. EVERYBODY'S SALESMAN And, by the way, everybody is a lawyer, the preach- er, the politician, even the man who sells his wife on the Idea "she doesn't need a fur coat until ne.vt year." Everybody is a buyer too. That is what a H Bryan of St. more than 1.500 "customers" at the crusade kick-off show last night. He fairly booted the ball over the goal line the referees bringing it back to the 20-yard stripe, from which Abilene citizens must start their campaign for more sales and more Jobs this morning. Appropriately, the kick- off took place in the Harrlin-Sim- mons university football stadium. Bryan is salesmanager for the Eurctca Vacuum cleaning company; he's also a speaker who mixes enough humor with his talking to keep his listeners entertained as well as Interested. He jot under war with the slory of the salesman who was lint In sales for his company in the entire country, was railed on unexpectedly at a bif Rath- erinj to tell how he did H "See the ihe man tasped, then fain led. "That went down the greatest salts talk In said Bryan. "TherE is a ripe mantel from one nook and corner of this country lo another. There are thirty rail- lion homes in America. In each I of these, someone could take a piece of paper and write a sheet full of! things needed. How about supply- ing that markel." he suggested. "The people o[ America have twenty four billion dollars In sav- ings accounts and twenty two bil- lion dollars in checking accounts. If IT'S 'PLAY BALL' NOW- ATTEND SALES DRIVE 'KICK-OFF' Parade Prelude For Session In HSU Stadium 'OK' ON SAND SPELLS SAFETY FOR STORM-MAROONED IEXANS BROWNSVILLE. Aug. -An "O. K." traced In the sand on. the Mexican coast spelled the safety of 10 Texans maroon- ed there by a tropical hurricane which swept inland and took at least three lives in the Montcr- ry area. Pilot Les Mauldin returned here this afternoon after a flight over the sparsely settled coast where the men had been isolated by wind and water. The pilot was unable to land because of the soggy condi- tion cf the beach, but one of the fishermen printed a large "O. K." In the sand as the plane flsw over their temporary shelter 32 mihs up the coast from Eighth pass, where they and been fishing. Joe CHne, Brownsville photo- rapher. who accompanied Mauldin, said apparently the 10 Texans had been joined by other fishermen caught on the sand dunes when the blow came. "There must have been 25 men on the Cllne said. "They have built a hut of drift- wood and seemed happy." The island where the were seen extends southward along (he Mexican coast from Brownsville, a low sandy spit separated from the mainland by a shallow lajoon and brok- en by sever! channels or passes from the lagoon to the gulf. Automobiles travel to these favored fishing grounds along the hard-packed beach, and are ferried across the passes in good weather by flat, boats. WITH LEVEES IN POOR COND1TION- Brownsville Braces For Flood VICTIM OF ENCEPHALOMYELITIS Here is an example of how horse act.! when suffering sleeping sickness. This photo WM made by Dr. C. M. Lindley at the Ray Cole farm In the Denton community. He was there to treat the animal. This animal is in [he middle stage. SLEEPING SICKNESS SPREADS AMONG AREA HORSES, MULES DeaHi Less Is Low Alfhough Disease Has Stricken At Least 150 Animals At Monterrey No Reports Of Injury To U. S, Touri sts Made BROWNSVILLE, Auf. of the lower Rto Grande valleje, who breathed easier today as a hur- ricane itself devastat- ing (loodj Mexico, tonight viewed the rijlnjr Rio Grande with apprehension. Fifty men were working [ran- tlealljr lo repair two breaVs In the river levee nine miles so'jth of here. The breaks were made by floodtratcn a month ajo. Today, after heavy rains on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, depth ot 21 feet was reported at Rio Grande elty. upstream. Many of the Ityees on both lidei of (he river were reported In poor condition because re- eenl drouth had reralted In cracks. MONTERREY. Mex.. Aug. 29.- persons were reported drowned and property damages of millions of pesos resulted today ta the most disastrous flood since 1909 struck thU area In the wake of a hurrlcan which swept a portion of the Mexican Guff coast. Seven persons, all residents of who were returning horn- from Ealtillo. were reported Cool Wave Hits; Maybe It's Fall First cooling- breezes of the late summer (or was it early fall) air-con dltloned. Abilene yesterday. Pessimistic; weather prophets stopped (o ogt'e dis- plays of fall In show windows and predicted an early winter. Minimum temperature of the day was recorded 5 m with a reading of 11 degrees Lowest in several weeks waj the maximum of 84 degrees record- ed from 3 to 6 p. m. Forecast lor today calls for partly cloudy weather with a slight poeibility of showers. Statewide Saturday oil field Texas railroad commission to- day in another drastic move to eliminate excessive gasoline stocks. U.VDER BUREAU FIGURE Chairman C. V. Terrell and Ernest o. Thompson, constituting majority of the commission. chest. Odessa Man Shot, Condition Grave HYDE PARK. N Kr.vr; >CST Park at 3.58 'akf I v- IHv 23.- iet'. Hvrie ifZ Of n to nr-f.tm. ODKS.SA. -iaj ;n a critical rindition hrv.pi'a! ssittfr- ir.c ii caliber pr-'r.; -he !e.'r o.' his c.Vst. conation is crave, al- 'fr.ilan'.-, vc fp.i escap3d. No report had been received I of Injury or dralh of any Amer- ican tourists. The tourist courts and hotels are out or ihr Hood irei. It wa< explained, and ill if them were crowded to capac- itr. of Ihe Santa Cata- rina river causrd three drownir.zs. Colonel Trevino Garza. mayor of Monterrey, said Many persons were he -aid. Much of the prorxrtj dam- here, he sitd. was In the ColonU Indeprndcnrr district, a residential jfta which some American Industrialists See Ff.OOD. Pf. rol. T 6'Doniel On Sscond Term fORT WORTH. Atis r Lre OD-ir.icl. Tesas sc.-.err.or- r.on'.'.r.a'e whe'her he for a trim 'T.V front now for ;.-c peo- ple 'hcnisehc? to As ar.nounccrt hr tinuiiis rlpiiy the Fnrl Worth f.our n. off.'1 he declared In addre-'s. a broadcast Majors Cut Price For Efex Crude TYLER. Aug. reduc- tion of 10 cents in the price of East Texas crude oil was announced to- day by the Stanolind Oil Purchas- ing company and the Humble Oli and Refining company. The new pries Is J1.25 barrel. Ihe Humble order becoming ef- fective today and the SUnolind's Sept. 1. The SUnoltad buys between and 43.000 barrels a day In this area. Oil men expected other major companies to follow suit. Freeman Burford of the East Teias Refining company, which dropped the price to 11.30 several days ago. announced that his com- pany would ralje its price to J1.J3. retroactive to Aug. 20. Amarillo Attorney's Wednesday LOS ANGELES, Aj? it Major or Colonel or Cap- tain De Seversky? The Russian airplane manufacturer, who set an east-to-west flying record, today. Is variously major, colo- nel and captain. "It's this he explained to a reporter who addressed him as 'Major rte Seversky.1 "I was a captain In the Czar's guard. I was major In U. S. army reserve, I am a colonel on the governor's staff In Louis- iana." "Which tide do you he was asked. "None of them. Just call me Mr. Severskj, pleaded. Okay, Mr. Seversky Irans-U, S, Air Mark Shattered Seversky Shaves Hour, 26 Minutes Off Turner's Time LOS ANGELES, Aug Alexander p. de Seversky had an early breakfast in New York and a late luncheon In Los Angeles to- day. The little Russian who manufac- tures fast ships for lh.es United States- army, was 10 hours, three minutes and seven seconds between meals. This was the time for hlj one-stop flight given by a timer Tor the National Aeronautical asso- ciation, although It Is subject to checking. Major de plain Mr. Seversky, tha sleek little monoplane to Jacqueline Cochran. who will fly It In the BKI- dlx race to New York Satur- day. Although Seversky brat Roxot Turner's east-west record by ont hour, 28 minutes and 53 jeconds. he Insisted he wasn't "preutng hit ship." Seversky said hus top speed was jometnlnf over 300 and' he said never went slower thun 207 mllej in hour. He lost 33 minutes re- fueling in Kansas City. "I didn't need to stop there, mil r wanted to redistribute my load." he explained. "I might have fueled. In half the time, but they forgot I had four gasoline Intakei and they used only two" In this plane, which Severskj says Is exactly like his army pur- suit ship except for 1's Pratt-Whtt. ney motor, all of the 540 gallons of gasoline are carried in the wings. There is gas from tip to Up and no other tanks. He said he flew at al- titudes of from 6.000 to "to see what It would do." Clyde Apple Complete Failure CLYDE. Aug. Shanks, veteran Clyde nurseryman, says that Clyde this year will have Uis first complete apple crop failure in his memory. The crop was destroyed by three-day freeze coming early in April. Although part of the trees bloomed some after the freeze, they were in such weakened condition that the (lowers were shed. Trees, however, are showing a food growth this year, he said. This means good prospects for the future. Appl.'s have been one of the main sources of income for Clyde fruit farmers, and previous to this year, there has always been at least neral for James O. Glllekc, Ami- i ators as a result of their agreement Lewis' union was a "conspir- acy" to v.olate the Wagner act Lewis said Green's statement was He was found dead, with a bullet wound In his head and a pistol be- him. in his hotel roon, at So- corro. N M early thij. momlnjt. had law her? of what mijht be since 1316 arid "was "reccgnized expected from any traitorous rene-, one the outstanding lawyers in gacle He interpreted the Har'.an j this action of the sute. He had ayreement the advent of Indus- seneri as a member of the state trial peace for 'the :ong terrorized board of education jr.d aj a mem- t- i Der bonrd of regents of West '___s" '.ABOR.J-l. Si, Col. State col'.ese. Canyon TO BLARE OF MARTIAL FOUR-MILE PARADE TOPS DAY j Announce Program On Wheat Exports WASHINGTON. department of agriculture an- nounced today derails of 1-s subsidy 1 policy deigned to facilitate exports of ICO.OOO.COfl bushels ol American wheat. Operating through the Federal Surplus Coinmodales corporation, the government "viU purchase and (lour from donxstlc producers and others for resale to exporters al a price low enough to enable them to sell it In the market at whatever It Tilj bring ot martj.i capped the here A u -P -The muse. American i Cor.grr.v, averse m of thr TEXAS the second j he ?0th annual i fnlir In terr.l cf Ahi.'rr.e 1 Th. 1 r.' i Po'.rmar :rn...v. m a fine In x unifnrm ir.adr rlv nf "Hill Billy- Hour is ind rAnryinjr i of "disruitv" jrcuiju 're snd ht :oth of iS-" VTA'''' e': tv r.f more than the r.Atior nM.-'it diiim V -hfr ,U v "So a, some of the T "tions force jnd .i.i.t ifRton contributed nf Jorce tr-.fir ru'ior.a' tritoliit lo the. one nv.ist sMr.il en r.iAdc FOR LEGION Johnson sa.d :n O-.e seruta chamber. also heard tru-ir Dr. W. RiruVrth of Fort Worts, deliver his report. famp.iiin.t were nnder to fleet Danforlh ind Larry S. Daniel of Abilene nilionll cc umlltr erne n while delfiiles from Fort Worth, and (.atdn for of their city for nevl year's conrenllon. The contention i conclude t.o- ;