Abilene Reporter News, September 8, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

September 08, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1938, Abilene, Texas si ox JQ -READ THIS THE WRONG WAY-UPSIDE DOWN WESTTOA? HEWSMKR VOL LVI11, NO. 100. Abilene Reporter "WITHOUT, OR WJTJI OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 8, PAGES MxUlH tnm PRICE FIVE CENTS BOOSTERS COMPLETE PLANS FOR PARADE AND BREAKFAST; CORRIGAN WILL LAND AT At Least 500 Are Expected To Sit Down With Famous Flier At Hotel Breakfast "Lank to the west, Aliilcniaiis. Douglas Corrigari is clue to pa.v a visit tlie past." I'ossibly the largest crowd of hero-worshippers since the landing of Charles Lindbergh at the local airport in September will tliroiit; the streets tliis morning. Al least more will sit down to breakfast with the "wrong way'1 flier. Members of the Boosters club, sponsors of liis visit, complet- ed plans for Hie parade and breakfast last night. Max Bentiey, manager of radio station KHBC, talked to Corrlgan at the lilackstone hotel In Port Worth about 10 o'clock last night obtained a definite schedule of visit. "He told me." Benlley said, "that he would leave the Fort Worth air- port at exactly this mornlngr. The night here In his plane will talcc an estimated one hour and 45 minutes. It ts a distance or H5 miles by airline." Cortlgan expects to at the Abilene municipal airport at approx- Imately o'clock. The parade wilt start Immediately and the parade .will be towed, backwards, with "Corrlgan" sings painted on ft. Next will come accrue Harris In his "coming and fjotng" auto- mobile. The car has (wo front ends with the driver sitting between them. The official car and Corrlgan will folios'. The route or the parade will be from South Fifth and Chestnut to North Fifth and Pine through the Ptne street underpass. From there It will continue to Cypress and back to North First street and turn north on Cedar and end at the Woolen hotel. A running radio broadcast of the Case To Deport Alien Appealed To High Court Decision May Effect Status Of CIO Leader WASHINGTON. Sept. 7.-W- The government appealed to the su- preme court today a deportation case which may affect the status ot Harry west coast C. I. O. leader, against whom deportation proceedings are pending. Solicitor General Robert H. Jack- son and Gerard P. Rellly, labor de- partment solicitor, asked the court to decide In the case of Joseph O. Strecker ol Hot Springs, Ark., whether an alien member of the communist party Is subject to dep- ortation under a 1918 statute. This statute provides deportation for alien members of organizations which advocate the overthrow of the government 'oy force. The fifth circuit court recently reversed a deportation order against Strecker, granted by a federal dis- trict court. Pending final dlsrwsl tlon of the case, the libor depart ment has been deferring further action against Bridges. PETITION Strecker came to this country from Austria in In 1W3 he filed a naturalization petition, Be- fore this proceeding was completed, however, he was arrested and or- dered deported. He had Joined the communist party in November, but stopped paying hlj in February 1933. Judge Hutcheson, who wrote the :lrcult court opinion, said "it seems to me to be kind of Pecksntfflan righteousness x x i to assume and find that merely because Strtcker Joined the communist party of America, he is an advocate of, or belongs to, s party which adtocatea the overthrow by force and violence of Uie States." The government's petition as- serted that the fifth circuit court believed there was no evidence that the communist party advocated the overthrow of the government by force, but that "other courts have sustained orders tor deportation on records containing essentially simi- lar evidence." "The lack of uniformity among the circuits." said the petition, "will, unless resolved, create a situation both of unfairness (o aliens and of confusion in (he administration of the law." Fuehrer Deals With Britain To Avert Outbreak In Czech Crisis By MAURINE EASTUS ROE Squeeze one Stump one pple in Waco Zwel! Flap one Honest smash Palm Baech and Sweet Alice! The lountalneers will be singing t out Is Soda Fountain lay in the Abilene 8 a'-omen's Cru- sade. Incidentally, that word "fountaln- er" Is a recognized name (American nharmaceutlcal association, labor union aproved and all) for the boys who Jerk the sodas. Did you ever sit around and lister. o them? They have a language nil DOUG CORRIGAN KIS NOW FAMOUS SMILE committee of the Boosters club ex- pects to have him at the Woolen hotel at or 9MO o'clock. Benlley said last night thai Cor- rlgan told him that he must take ofl trom the port not later than U o'clock. As scon as Corrlgan lands In his antiquated plane In which he made the hop trom Ployd Bennett Held Subsidy On Export Flour Announced WASHINGTON. Sept. The agriculture department, start- ing today Its subsidy program for flour sold tn export, announced t 30-cent-a-barrel payment. The 30-cent figure will prevail until i p. m. central standard time tomorrow. New rates will be an nounced for each day the subsld' payment is effective and until 000.000 barrels have been sold in foreign Clficlals said Rates announced on Fridays, how- ever, will prevail for the following Saturday. to Baldonnel airport. New York, Dublin, he will be whisked to' the otriical welcoming car. Members of ihe welcoming com- mittee to greet him are (o be (he Booster president. Jack Simmons Mayor W. W. Hair, George Pax- ton, L. E. De.-rybcrry. Fred Kycr J C. Hunter, E. E. CccXercll, E. G. parade will be given by KRBC irom in front of Wool worth's, from the Hilton hotel corner and from the third floor of the Reporter- News building. Upon arriving at the Woolen. Corrlgan will be taken immediate- ly to the ball room of the hotel. Simmons will act aj master of ceremonies and introduce several ith that speakers who will talk briefly. Among the speakers will be F. J. O'Connor. cosmetics travel- Ing salesman out ol Evansville, In- diana. O'Connor, a native of Ire- land, will deliver a brier welcome address to Corrisan In the filer's native Gaelic tongue and then translate H into English. until lhe cows ale her Dp." School Bus Upsets, Girl, 6, Is Killed FLOYDADA, Sept. 7_ Jo Graham, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Millard Graham, was injure fatally today when a Sandhill dts trlct schol bus overturned near th school west of here. Catherine Robertson. 17. receive a broken leg and Oleta Palvadore 13, fractured ankle. Six other were uninjured. N1U Palvadore was driving the I bus which overturned place in the road. FOUNTAINEERS--AND LINGO--TO FORE IN SALES DRIVE TODAY SHE DROVE CAR about as un- derstandable as (he harp- Ings ol a to- oacco a u c tloneer. The things they turn out un- der various names are Just plum surprising; even the boys them- selves are often surprised, like the time the woman ordered tomato cat- sup on a banana split. It took two hours and a visit to nearly every soda fountain in Abi- lene to acquire thti vocabulary: "Squeeze explains the boy. their own Just I is a "good lime." He's still talking with a brogue, for he means a dou- ble limeade. If the customer order: a short lime, he sings out "SUmp one." A glass of water in any man's language Is "81." Why? none of them could explain, It's Jst the name 1 n California. New York and Texas most where else. "Ciush is an orange a d e. one" is another name thing, and sometlmw it's "California." "Waco" Is a Dr. Pepper; because, said one boy who was quite versatile In the fountain language. Dr. Pep- per originated In Waco. being foreign Is t lot more difficult. Not even that bnfeht boy could explain It; but another suggested that it might be the Greeic word for two. None of them cou'.d spel lit. It sounded like "swy." NOT GREEK Anyway, whenever the boy at the curb hops back Into the store calling he meam you order- ed a Coca Cola for yourself and See CKUSADE, Vl. It, Col S ON HORSEWHIP Czechs, Sudetens Break Mildred Onydon 35, cigarette girl at a night club, drove-the car in wrlch Count of Covadogna, former heir to the Spanish throne, was In- jured fatally at Miami, Ha. (Associated Press Photo.) soft Police Reserves Called In Strike 'Frisco Women Pickets Claw Hair Of Non-Strikers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. Smartly dressed women pickets clawing the hair of non-strikers, brought a rush of 300 extra police officers to the shopping district to- day to preserve order in a retail clerks' strike against 35 major de- partment stores. Three disturbances resulted when women pickets sought to prevent non-union irom entering two stores. As women employes walked In to the store entrance, women pickets grabbed them, pulled at their hair and attempted to drag them from the door. Police said few actual blows were struck. The strike, which one employer spokesman said might spread to 50 stores, went Into effect at 7 a. rn., after a final peace conference yes- terday (ailed to bring agreement on a union demand Icr a registered list from which employes would be German Deputy Premier Pledges Thorough Probe In Whip Affair PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, Sept. 7. horsewhip Incident on the frontier today caused a suspension of delicate negotiations between the JOVernoient and Sudeten Germans and threw Jittery Europe Into an- other spasm of uneasiness. In old Maehrisch-Ostrau. with a population of near the Ger- man and Polish frontiers, a Czech mounted policeman riding Into a noisy crowd In front of the police prison swung his whip from side to side. His whip allegedly struck the shoulders of Sudeten Deputy Mai. The repercussions were instan- taneous. In Prague, Sudeten German party ottilcals who want autono- my for German of the republic, Immediately called off all discussion a with the govern- ment. They had Just received a fourth plan from the government contain- ing concessions which would have granted local autonomy to three Germanic cantons. "How can one talk with such said one Sudeten chief IN NIGHT CONFERENCE President Eduard Benes, arid Pre- mier Milan Hodza received the Sudetens tor a night conference. A calm voice in the excitement was that of Premier Hodza, who accord- ing to an otficial version, told the angry Sudeten Deputy Ernst Kundt that the situation would be Investi- gated thoroughly and any police- man guilty of Improper conducl See INCIDENT ff. 18, Col. 4 Menard Rancher Returns From Hawaii To Find Huge Meteor Deposited In Back Yard MENARD, sept. Willie WlUerson returned from a trip to Hawaii this week to find that during hla absence the heavens deposited a huge meteor practically in the backyard of hla home 13 miles west of here. Thousands have witnessed the crater which is K feet wide and 23 feet deep where rests the celestial body that Ranch Foreman Monroe White saw flash across the sky the night of Aug. 34. White dldnt get around to announcing the meteor's arrival unto August 77, then he fenced the hole to protect jpectaton. White said be rode to the crater ill hours after meteor roared to earth. "The atmosphere had the odor or a recent While said. WUkerson said tonight no acienUati had asked to dig lor the meteor but he would consider any requeata 11 made. He said were continuing to visit the crater. Hitler (red By Delay In Talks, Fresh Incident Henlein Sent To Maehrisch-Ostrau For Investigation 7. (AP) Chancellor Adolf Hitler turned tonight to direct negotiations with Great Britain in gn Hth-hour endeav- or to avert European catast- over the Czechoslovak minority crisu. NEGOTIATIONS BROKEN The fuehrer nude the move In exasperation over what charges Is dilatory tactics on the part of the Czechoslovak government la Its negotiations with the Sudeten Ger- man minority and over the govern- ment's failure to prevent father Incidents In the German border regions. At the same time he sent {Conrad Henlein, leader of the Sudeten Germans, back to Czechoslovakia for a personal Investigation of to- day's Incident at Maehrtsch-CBtrau over which Sudeten German- Czechoslovak negotiations were broken off today. Pennine RenMa'i report on Uu border incident HiUtr, rafaorUj nefotiaUaiu h FDR MOVES TO BUILD WAR EMERGENCY POWER SYSTEM War Department And Federal Power Board Report Shortage To President HYDE PARK. N. T., Sept. Roosevelt today sought to give the nation an emergency power system for use In the event of war, appointing a six-man committee to "find and recommend to me definite ways and means" of meeting a possible electricity shortage In letters to members of the grouo. the president said reports from the war department the federal power commission "have disclosed a shortage of Dower to meet the needs of the nation's Industry In the that epitaph, a Lake Kirbj last night lume plane" So today the plane will lead the parade, backwards. MoJl T "rfrt Th "Htlne ot a converted .1 Ford' Tht ard are the cows. -But the propeller Mill lurns and tht a Booster J Pl2int lni1 Into (oKn. required the trurk Wood ar.d Dorothy Corner, Booster club sweetheart. A motorcycle escort will be pro- vided by the Texas Highway patrol and the Abilene city police. Cor- rlgan will ride in an open tcurlng car to tc driven by Carrol Dick- inson. in which also will ride Sim- mom. Mayor Hair, Hunter s.nd Miss The parade will start at South Fifth and chestnut streets. Lead- ing the parad; will be the official police escort. Then will come the Boosters club's "Corripan It is sn antiquated ship the club! rescued from a cow pasture and i O'Connor sairl night that he intended to say in Giclic: "Douglas Corrifan. on bchalr of the people of Abilene and the Boosters club, we welcome you wholeheartedly, x x x x when you fly out of here to the hope that compass point will not direct you to the East." Then he will translate it. After the speeches, Bfntity will interview Corrigan briefly at the microphone and welcome him to Abilene. Corrigan then mil MV a few in ihc tartio audience See CORRIGAN, Tf. 16, Col. 17 Navy Bombers Reach Honolulu HONOLULU. Sept. teen great bombing planes of the United States navy, bearing 119 men. arrived here before dawn to- day, completing a moonlight night ol 2.510 miles from San Dieso Calif. The firing boate completed the journey in officially announced elapsed time of 17 hours, 17 minutes. Grishams Uninjured As Auto Overturns Mr. and Mrs. Matt A. Clrisham. 1835 South 7th, escaped wuh minor Injuries when the se-ian in which they a-ere riding overturned in event of war such as to con- stitute a serious threat to the na- tional security." The reports, he said, had given him "much concern." Mr. Roosevelt appointed Louts Johnson, assistant secretary of war, to head the committee. Otiier mem- bers are Frederic A. Delano of the national resources committee; Basil Manly of the federal power com- mission; Harold L. Iclces secretary of the interior and a member of the national power policy commit- tee; Charles Edison, assistant secre- tary of the navy, and Chairman William O. Douglas of the securities commission. S'water Physician Heads Health Body chosen, and plan. a storewide seniority UJBBOCK. Sept. 7 estimated 150 public health work- ________ ___ _ ers ot 51 West Texas counties con- ditch after sirring a cui'vert "four j eluded an all-day organlzatio miles north ol yesterday meeting here today by electing Dr. afternoon The acc'dent "occurred Oedrge A. Gray of Sweetwater s tew minutes 2 o'clock. president of district one ot the The couple was returning from: Texas Public Health association. San Angelo. anct Mrs. GriOam was Members of executive board Pecos Man Falls From Car, Dies Funeral For Oscar Smith At 3-Today Employers demanded the right to j arlvlngi she said the car went i C. W. Lewis of Sweet olt the pavement ard bulore she fater; Alvin R. Allison of Level- choose their own workers and held out lor a department Instead of storewlde seniority arrangement. could pull it back on U s'rucfc the bridge. They cllmbct hem the capslted automoblie unaMcd and sllte Hockley county judge representative-elect; Ross PECOS, Sept. T Smith, 50. died in i hospital today a few hours alter rw fell on pavement suffered a fractured skull. Smith was riding to town on the running board ol a taxi operated by friend. According to a statement given by the taxi driver the acci- dent occurred -vhen Pmiti. stepped off the mnniny before the car came to a stop He ft'i hitting the base of his head Funeral will be held at the Pecos Funeral home Thursday utternoon at 3 o'clock with the Rev John W. Byrd officiating Survivors include ifve daughters Mrs. Cecil Broun. Mr; W G. Da! Tthar hind. Hitter now dial mere Intensively with Britain in an effort to eocvtaee Her that tie CseehosJovak government ia not the master o[ the situation in own state TO HTTLEK Neva of the r.cldent reached Henlein as he lay abed with an attack of grippe. He Immediately got in touch with Hitler. The fMfcnr, ueardiac to ta- ttrmti Mwna, waa at the nem that he tttmt UM Swletw Germans break (ft all nezoiianUons with the fOTernment The thunderbolt from Ctecho- slovakia came shortly after a high government spokesman had re- ported Hitler In effect previously had told Henleia concerning Pra- gue's latest offer ot concessions- -Dm't for men jwfU fct In dealing directly with Britain now, Hitler's aim would be to jet the British to put sufficient pres- sure on Prajue to gain maxtanm concessions for the Sudetens. Significantly sir Nevile Hender- son. the British ambassador, of the foreign envoys attending the Nad congress, plans to remain at Number? during the rest of this week. If Hitler knew anything about the MaehrJsch-Oitrau imports thlj afternoon when he entertain- ed foreign diplomats at tea, waj nothing In hti demeanor to betray It. He studiously avoldec! talking; politics tn a brief welcome. capsiiea auiomoniie unainea ana i Rogers. Amartllo mayor; Senator las. Misses Flo.a. Verlierrae and Winners were taken to Billlnger b- a pass- G- Hobart Nelson of Lubbock: and Idafaye Smith; one son Walton, the i and one brother W F. of Big Lake. i All ol the children uvr In Pecos. Jny motorist. The car was virtually Ralph Duncan, secretary of LINCOLN. Neb. Sept 'VTi femolishcd. Haskell chamber of commerce. Awards at the fiebraska state fair! Brought to Abilene b? R. C. today included: 'Grlsham and Jaclt later In Shorthorn beef rattle: H Car- j the Mr, aid M's Matt away fc Son.'. De Leon To.as. Jun- Grtsham did not tn to hospital lor champion female on Lartv for o.vaminacinn of thel: Injuries Beauty 2nd. UntS last nlchl. Shelter-belt Work Will Be Resumed New C-C Manager Arrives Day Early Jferle Gruver new manager ol the Abilene chamber of commerce-. late Wednesday day ahead of arrived In town day afternoon, schedule. Gruver dropped In at the cham- ber office. He plans to take up his duties this morninir. learning the background from ihe retiring manager. T. N. Carswell. Carswcll has established >he Merchants Paper company here, and Till de- vote his time to that business. With Gruver were his wife, and 13-year-old daughter. Blisy. jalute To Colorado Frontier Roundup Today opcrt of the Colorado City Frontier the peak celebration of the year for Mitchell county. There will be three There's nn more logical location to ranchmen, barb-wire: and about! The new plantings will be nude the bl? days and three big nights of i thij and the glorious saga ot a entertainment with the rodeo with 5.000 population for the celebration than Colorado. tOt'o Jones, manager or the ranch In the ;ame general area commonly referred to as the Space i shelterbel: in because of the brand. Theje articles i western Oklahoma, centra! Kjr.sas and written by Harry Holt, Eastland County Pioneer Found Dead CISCO. Sept. 'SpM-Dfalh .struck the irember ot a pio- neer Eas'.iir.d county couple within s week today. Frank Hageman. whose ".'lie died 4H.OOO to be furnished by the Works i last Thursday, wa.i field at Progress administration. hi.< home eisht mlk.i omh of Cisco 'Ms The Weather WASHINGTON. Sept. The U. S. forest service decided lo- 'clsy to resume its huge shelterbelc pUnting prosram tn jlj stales at 1 least until next March 1 with 11.- once the largest cattle shipping point in West Texas. Read about ting top billing. To Colorado and lhe Mitchell county and communities cooperating to make the Round- up the bijjest show of it, kind from Ahllrne and the West Tei- aa' own newspaper. before days of the railroad, writ- ten by Barrett, editor ol the Colorado Record. The story appears on page six of thu mornings Re- porter-Nea-s. Read about th' Bendcrbrock ranrh, omrd hv I manufacturers o( early-day evil: Reporter-News suff uTiter. along with numerous pictures are con- tained In the "we salute you" edi- tion. Abilene i< jhd to join a neighbor for the fourth an- nual celebration. IV'hrn "M'ronn- Way" rnrrljran takes Irarr to- day, ircompanT him far ai Colorado for another central Nebraska, east central South Dakota and cast central North Dakota. Debt At Peak LONDON. 7 national ciebt r i about W 010 000 ViO lor the Iirs'i time in history. morning. irrange t ments were pendinc thLi i-'.emoon Mr. who was tn j Hanover, Germany In IBVi came to Tena.1 as a youth maml..g Min- nie Holt In 1537 at home, i Texas I Mr Mrs, Kajeman moved to .this county JS vea's were net! lino'vn at rte.itrt s: struck Thev rearer a ot sons and three 1avjg'r.ters, all ttxlav mark Thhiv great-srancichiKIren ;