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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               Roosevelt Sends Second Peace Plea To Hitler Alone WASHINGTON, Sept. Koosevell tonight addressed a new peace appeal to Chancellor Hitler. 'Die president said the "fate of (lie world loduy ;ind to- morrow'1 HOW is at stake. His telegram went to Hcrlin at 'J p. in. Central Standard Time, following conferences with state department officials. It wns directed only to Hitler. Appealing to Ike (Jennaii chancellor io continue at all costs present negotiations, the chief executive said: "In my considered judgment and in the light of the ex- perience this century continued negotiations remain the only way by which the immediate problem can be disposed of upon any lasting basis. "Should yon agree to a solution in this peaceful man- the message continued, "J am convinced that hundreds of milJJoiis throughout (lift world would recognize your action as an outstanding hjsloric service to all humanity." "AJloiv me fo stale my unqualified conviction that his- tory and the sonls of every man, woman and child whose lives will lie lost in Ihe threatened war hold us and nil of us accountable- should omit any appeal for its pre- vention." 1 The message was in answer to Hitler's roply to Mr. Koosevell's first peace appeal, in which the chancellor had poinC.d lo what he called the historical mistakes of the Versailles treaty. ''The question before the world today, Mr. Chancellor, is not the question of errors of judgment or of injustices' committed in the Mr. Koosevelt said. "It is the rnies- lion of the fate of the world today and tomorrow." WEST TEXAS' OWM MEWSMKR tlfje gfotlene I'l'l fn r I rrr n ii-ir-t rirt VOL. LVIII, NO. 120. WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKlfl Ui YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ron ABiLENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 28, PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS BRITAIN MOBILIZES ENTIRE NAVY COMPLETING SWING TO WEST AND BOOSTER CLUB PREPARES TODAY FOR FINAL JAUNT ADVERTISING WEST TEXAS FREE FAIR By C. M. ELLIS Abilene Booster club members, after completing a swing to the west and south yesterday, were scheduled to prepare today (or the llnal trip advertising the West Tex- as Free fair opening here next Monday. The Boosters skip today, bat Thursday Kill take clt (or a Jiunl Into the territory north- west of Abilene. They hare al- ready completed Journeys by special has lo Ihe south, south- east, northeast, yes ierday to the west and south. west. The trip Tuesday covered a lot ol territory. Already having made known the a tract ions offered by the fair In Tye, Merkel. Trent, Sweet- water and Roscoe, the motorcade made no official stops until it ar- rived at Loralne Tuesday. In three cars and a bus. the trippers left Abilene Tuesday morn- ing at strong. Officials of the Promising Oil company, which will drill wildcat ofl test on the pounds of (he fair durlnf the six days of Its progress, met the motorcade In Its first real reception at Colo- ado. Bob Cannon, who acted as mas- ter of ceremonies during the trip and spoke over the Alvln Barnes sound truck system, Introduced Mayor Sadler, who extended a wel- come to the group. Harry Ratliff "promised" that the Promising Oil company would a larfe delegation to Abl- j headed a welcoming committee, Big tene both the flnn'a No. 1 city of Abilene Fair Park b slated to on Wednesday, when West Texas Ofl men will take orer the mid- way Iheir special day. Ritllff, lefa] counsel for the Promlj- Ing company. The Colorado turnout was the largest received on the trip. When the trippers arrived In Big Spring, Jimmy Greene, secretary of the chamber of commerce, and Joe Pickle of the Big Spring Herald. TRYING 'UNTIL LAST MOMENT'- Spring was the luncheon stop, an hour's lime In which the Boosters made the most of their placards and signboards. At Water Valley, the motorcade became separated, the bus taking a direct highway to San Angelo and the escorting sound truck, highway patrol CAT and siren automobile around to Robert Lee and Bronte on the way to the Tom Green county capital. At Bronte, the severed group was met by D. M. newspaperman, j and a civic committee. In Bafn Angelo, where the motorcade was reunited, Jim Llndsey of the San Angelo Standard Times greeted the Boosters before the 15-mbiute downtown Intermission. Returning to Abilene, the trip- pers were met In Miles by Mayor Hicks, and slops were made at Rower.a, Balllnger Winters. Rain and darkness prevented stops at Bradshaw, Ovalo and Tuscola, the motorcade arrived in Abl- line shortly after 7 o'clock. Peace Hopes Dim Fair Adds Band Playing Contest Three Trophies To Be Awarded Division Winners Addition of a band playing con- test lo the marching event already scheduled in connection with the Hoyal Cotton parade Tuesday, was announced by the West Texas Pair association last night. Arrangements were completed at a meeting of the tirade committee of the fair at the chamber of com- merce. Three trophies will be awarded, to first place winners In divisions'A. B and C. Three Abilene jewelry con- A. Smith. Ray Crowell ind W. C. volunteered to donate the trophies. Sweetwater. Coleman and Ballin- ger bands were winners in similar contest last year. Band directors of Abilene's Ihrre colleges and the high school will Judge the playing. Abilene high school's band will be inellglblt to compete. Bands will pause before the judge's stand to play Ed Grlssoni will be In charge of See FAIR, Pr. 12, Col Prepare Storm Aid BOSTON, Sept. rangemenls to provide federal funds were made today hurricane-torn New England, counting its property damage at an estimated laid the groundwork for reconstruc- tion. The known death list, mean- while, grew to 501. LOCAL POLICE COMB CITY FOR MISSING BUFFALO GAP YOUTH Hopes rose and then waned last night In the myslerious disappear- ance of U G. Simmons. Ifl-year- oleV Buffalo Gap youth. Haggard and weary after four days of ceaseless searching, the boy's father, Ernest Simmons, ap- peared at the Reporter-News office early last night and expressed the possibility that the boy was In Abi- lene. On a wild gamble the father WM making the rounds of Abi- lene cafes, bus stations hotels., and other public places and displaying a picture of Ihe yoolh, Mrs. Jim Black of the Oiark cafe on Chestnut street tenta- Identified the picture as that of a boy that ate there Monday about noon. Immediately Ihe police were not- ified and thorough search made of places where the boy could pos- sibly be. later in (lie night however, Mrs. Biack told a reporter that she was not sure of the time the boy was In the cafe. Slie was that the boy she saw was the same as the one In the photograph but I. clined lo think that it was Saturday she saw him instead of Monday. "He was a boy you could not help but she said. "He cam; In and ale a hamburger and drank a "coke." I noticed his eyes espec- ially. They were large and round and staring, like he vas thinking hard. I don't remember how he See YOUTH. Fg, 12 Col. 3. Search For Body Of Girl Fruitless SAN ANTONIO. Sept, (JV- Forty officers dug vainly for nine hours into a sand dune on the beach near Inglcside today for the body of a woman Clifford Wheeler. a negro, said he burled. Wheeler led officers to the spot where he said Joe D. Ball, suicide tavern operator of Elmendorf. kill- ed a woman believed lo be Minnie The Weather Second Chittenden Test Cores Show Operators May Deepen Well ANSON. Sept. Oil No. 1 Chittenden. which spud- ded in only Tuesday night of last week, today cored twelve and a half of saturation in sandy lime. The core length was between 2.711 ant) 2.795 feet. Halliburton drill stem test was to be taken. The Is sso feet south of the pool discovery. Mack Hays No 1 Chilter.rien. which had the rame show at the same depth. The show _. was not tf.sted In the Hays however, because It was carvlne a': hole filled with water from above the saturation. .ma. If opera ton of th? Humble Chit- tr'firfrn do not make a well from tills showing, thty plan to drill Into in- rcruiar chlttrnden pay. Just be- "V ion- 3CfX) feet. The test "is being! 21 dnilcd with rotary equipment. It Is: fj nortlwr.st of Anson In subdivision 25. L. survey 335. O-e mile west of the Humble! CbiUfnrtm. another rotary test C B. Lynch No. 1 P. W PO-. was Mn. ;J Inz plucs this afinnoon to test 23' feet of saturation a! feet It Is In subdilvsion 11, L. Kratz .survey 333. "nnrlv IM. saw slain L. G. SIMMONS B'Spring Votes Bonds BIG SPRING. Sept. Volers of Big Spring went lo the polls today and wrote a docislve verdict In favor of the projected hair million dollar water develop- ment program. By a vole of 433 lo: and only against itlzens approved i. bond Issue of J275.000 that will match a government grant of The Improvement program calls for construction of a city water re- servolr within 10 to li miles of the and city, a filtration plant, erection of 200.000 gallon elevated water storage tank and entire revamping of the present water system. ODESSA. Sept. Issues were defeated Gehardt, mlMln? for 18 months I The negro said was forced to an elcctlon which attracted little help bury Ibe nude body after the lm'resl hcre today. Paving bonds was shot through f head. TKttFKRVrt RKS feated 139 to 96. while J35.000' city hall and fire station bonds lost 123 to 110. COMANCHE. Sept. proposed bond issue for a municipal power p'.int was rejecled by Comanche voters loday, 35j to Si. The Texas Power and rom- pany serves Comanrhc. The vole was by the mayor and rommk'.ipn, Record Kid Mohair Sale Announced i j KERRVILLE. 27- Mlc Of <0.000 pounds of kid mo- hair for M cents a pound to (Jay Burton of Fbrlc Dupee Sawyer i company of Boston was announced tixiiy b; the Eclirelrrr Wool and Mohair company. Scot: Scnrelner 
                            

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