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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1938, Abilene, Texas WKTjem' MEWSMKR VOL. LVIII. NO. 122. OPFENSEro FRIENDS OR KOE frrw FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1938. -SIXTEltTpAGES EXACTLY AS IT COESJ'-Byron THE PRINCIPALS AND PLACE OF 5S5H5 r; FQURSEAL HERE'S TEXT OF FOUR-POWER COMMUNIQUE MUNICH, Sept. official communique Issued at the end of Ihe four- power conference follows: Germany, the United King- dom, Prance and Italy, taking Into consideration the agree- ment which has already been reached In principle for ces- sion to Germany of the Su- deten German territory, have agreed on the following terms and conditions governing the said cession and the measures consequent thereon and by this agreement Ihey each hold themselves responsible for the sleps necessary to secure Its fulfillment: evacuation will begin on October 1. United King- dom. France and Italy agree that the evacuation of the ter- ritory shall be completed by October 10 without any existing Installations having been de stroyed and that the Czecho- slovak government will be held responsible for carrying out the evacuation without damage to the said mstallatlons, The conditions governing the evacuation will be laid down In detail by an International com- mission composed ol repre- OF WAR UNDER HIGHWAY CULVERT NEAR MILES- by ng e-0-Id he to IB In of Germany, the United Kingdom. Prance, Italy, and Czechoslovakia. Occupation by stages- of the predominantly German territories by German troops will beg'n on October 1st. The four territories marked on the at-tachfd map will iie occupied by German troops In the following order: Territory marked number the first and second of October; territory marked number three on the third, fourth and fifth of October; territory marked number four on the sixth and seventh of October. The remaining territory of preponderantly German character will be ascertained by the aforesaid International commission forthwith and German troops by the tenth of October. The International commission referred to In paragraph three wilt drtermlne the territories In which a plebiscite Is to be held. These territories will be occupied by international bodies until the plebiscite has been completed. The same commls-See TEXT, J, CoL t Find Missing Buffalo Gap Boy's Body WITH MILES _ _.._________________ ATTriiMITO I iO3tn i r. WEARY FAIR BOOSTERS COME HOME TO STAY FINIS MOTHEBSHBAD Weiry boosters of the West Texas free fair came home to stay last nigh I, They rolled. In well alter dark to complete miles of goodwill, tripping, excursions to bid Central West Texas residents to their own fall exposition. It trill be held sk days next week, Monday through Eaturday. Although Boosters club members took the load in sponsoring fair in- vitation Jaunts, their forces were augmented dally by service clubs and other organizations. Yesterday, more lhan two-thirds of lh; trippers were Knights of Pythias, turned lair advertisers for a day. They bounced over dusty high- ways of Jones. Fisher, Kent, Dick- ens, King and Stonewall counties to receive lusty welcomes at 15 stops. HalLs were made at McCauI- ley. Sylvester. Longworth. Boby. Rotan. Clairemont. Jayton, Spur, Dickens. Guthrie, Aspermont, Ham- lln. Anson and Hawley. Sizeable crowds greeted (he fair boosters >t every stop. Reinforced by two professional clowns, and Happy, represent- ing Sheesley's big carnival to play on the fair goodwill envoys created an uproar at every stop, Bob Cannon, publicity director for Ihe West Texas free association continued principal spieler for boosters. He manned the micro- phone at every town to Introduce other speakers. Also appearing were Stale Hep. Bryan Bradbury: Frank Smllh, who shepherded the Knights of Pythias; Co. Atty. Ecso Walter, and half a dozen others. SPUR LUNCHEON STOP Spur, reached after I o'clock in Ihe afternoon, was the boosters' See TRIPPERS, Pj. 8, CoL S AFTER WEEKS OF Baird Power Vote Today Mayor Presides For Final Meet NOLAN COUNTY RETAINS BEER BY MARGIN OF TO Two Boxes Voting Wet In Sweetwoter Sufficiently Large To Swing Election SW'EETWATEH, Sept. couiity rcm. ined wet In to- day's loca' option beer election, by the close margin of 1.498 to 1.352. Only two boxes In Ihe those in wet, but Labor Secretary Snubbed By AFL HOUSTON. Sept. American Federation of Labor has Invited Vive President Garner and half a dozen state aud national of- ficials to its annual convention here next week, but Secretary of Labor Perkins and members of the Labor Relations board were conspicuously absent from the list. The Weather these were large enough to swing the entire vote. All precincts except that embrac- ing Sweetwater are dry by local option. The vote by boxes: Sweelwaler No. 1 Bitter Creek Whit; rial Nolan Svreetwaler No 3 Hil'-n Decker Wastella............. Roscoc Elickwcll Mulberry Canyon ___ Maryneal Champion Totals WET DRY ..3.17 9 7 54 ..193 7 6 ..133 30 3. 30 Abilenian Goes On Record For City Ownership By BRUCE FRANCIS Stan Writer BAIRD. Sept. weeks of pro and con arguments, featured by four mass meetings. last of which was held tonight, qualified voters of this town tomorrow will march to the polls and write their verdict on a proposed bond issue of If approved by the voters, the money derived from sale of the bonds, together with an Attribute Death To Neck Wound Pocket Knife Is Under Body, Ring And Wallet Missing By OA8TH JONES Reporter-Hews Staff Writer BALUKOEE, Sept. bady decomposed body of L. 0. Simmons, 16-year-oia Buffalo Gap boy missing since last Thursday, WM found by a former this after- noon fonr miles northeast of Miles not far frsm the place where he was last seen alive. The discovery was made 5 o'clock, FOUR-INCH GASH Gerrell D. Edmison, one of Ihe three Buffalo Gap youths who set out today on searching expedition of their own, found the body lying face downward under a highway culvert. Others In the searching party were Royal Tony and James Bilberry. A four-inch gash on the neck in- flicted by a pocket inlfe which lay opened under the boy's shoulder had brought death. Yet how he met his death seemed as mysterious as his disappearance a week sgo. Officers of Taylor and Brown countle-. sftcr a preliminary investigation late tonight, discount- ed the theory of murder. The pos- sibility was revived, however, when Pete Elliott, Abilene undertaker who toot the body overland to Abi- discovered that the youth's -ligh school class ring and Promising Oil Company Officials Due To Discuss Crisis Created By Lack Of Rig rawn. It became more only three days from toe J Peace Gets Reprieve In Agreement By The Associated Press MUNICH, Germany, Sept. of western Europe's four major powers early today signed an agreement they believed would prevent a European war by sealing the fate of Czechoslovakia. The agreement reached by itetumea of Britain, Bermsny and Italy, provided for gradual occupation of part, rf Craehoilovalria'i itarting deadline Adolf Hitler wt for acceptance in ultimatum. w v "f the tooi kiniiUr Seville Chamberlain of Britain, Premier Zdouard Daladitr rf France. TTtflai- _ Harry Hatliff. legal counsel for the Prbmisinr Oil f" Hi5 meantlme' ordinary members of the company were look- the the application U, drffl M commission said the test would deepened with "cable tools or corkscrew." 236 ijuamiea nigh school class ring and Docket 21'march WE 46 march to the polls and write their their hart .t 132 361 33 19 259 proved PWA grant and loan Kill be used in construction of a ma- their son had from S3 to on hu person E-hen he was last seen alive Personal effects Elliott found on his body were 33 cents In change Free Fair Plans In Homestretch Midget Auto Races Added As Feature For Three Afternoons Of Expo Week Preparations for the West Texas Free Riir October 3-8 entered final stages yesterday with addition of midget auto races to the exposition program. The new attraction will hold the spotlight on Monday. Tuesday and Friday afternoons of the fair week. Thirteen drivers, including head- line of Texas and the nation, have already entered the races. They are Red Hodges, Dal- las, who has won the Texas mid- gel auto racing title for the past three years: Gene Frederick of Chi- cago, one of America's best midget auto drivers; Chailes Andres, pip Henson and B. W. Phlpps. all at ...IMS 1.352 nictpai light and power plant. Ntayor Herrnar' Schwartz, veteran mayor of this city, presided over to- to aU to vote according ?o Milk Donations dkerchief and a slip Of sevjral numbers written i PI i D 1 .her, was no si juaie boosters at (hp rieatV. McCulloch Rejects Courthouse Bonds pocket comb, the clasp, three small keys. A handkerchief and a slip of paper with s----- on It. Officers sa._ ._. of a scuffle at the death scene. t Only the boy's own footprints were 1 About five feet I was a pool IF, riil a v and Satitrdti TKVAS: in nxTtRF.S HOT R ST M I posed municipal plant but stated that he had no argument with I thoie of different opinions Sept SPEAKER v i Dallas Scarborough, former m boxes were yet to be i nr Abilene and A torney of tha'. city, was the eve- ning's principal speaker. Scar- borough wpnr on record as being wholeheartedly in favor of munici- pal ownership of utilities, his views on this subject dating from she lime he served as .nayor of Abilene for foui years. -When I was elect See YOUTH, Pr. I, Col. I Members of the Boosters club milk fund committee were elated last night over collections from the fund bottles they distributed. Six of the 19 committees had re- Colegate, Okli., Jack Hartman, las; Oussie Nehrlng, Waco: L. D. Shaw. Dallas. Binney Russell. Fort Worth; cotton Carroll, Dallas- Ar- lyn McCasland. Fort Worth; Al Semmelmann, San Antonio and Pal Forles Chicago. The fair Park auto Iract b being reconditioned for the races, and D H. Jefferies. president o! the fair association, guaranteed it would be In the lop of condition. Today, 25.000 free passe.5 to rides on the famous Sheesley midway will be mailed by fair officials to super- intendents of schools in Abilene and throughout the West Texas territory. That will allow time for distribution of the tickets Monday for use on Tuesday, which has been designated West Texas school day at the fair. The tickets will be good i only that diy, and must be used before 6 p. m. i Meanwhile, word was received j from Ralph Duncan, secretarv of j 'he Hasiell chamber of commerce hat i big delegation from the w his to accept for Dshdier, to his hotel, he and Chamberlain. r "TC8 that the- action ..rf themselve, "response forT. to luuui tee agreement meant jnst this' If the Czechoslovaks refuse to accept, France can not come to their aid in case of an at- tack and Britain, which is pledged only to support France, can not drawn in. OTHER PROVISIONS Additional provisions of the agreement include: I. Evacuation of the Sudeten- lana to be completed by Oct 10 without damage to existing prop- erty there. v 9 An International commission comprising representatives of Ihe four powers, together with Czecho- slovakia, to lay down details of the evacuation. 3. Plebiscites to be held in other areas of Czechoslovakia having German population. 4. The right of option granted for residents to move into or out of the areas to be ceded to Germany The four powers decided on an- other conference within three months to settle the question of i casing and cement It tonight or Hungarian and Polisr minorities In i Friday mornin? in preparation for ozechoslovaliia, if agreement Is not i drilling Into pay and completing the reaCnefl between I n__. ___x Western Jones Pool Extended Chittenden Test Showing Second Swastika Oiler ANSON, Sept producer and scuth extension for the Chitlenden pool, deep Swastika, sand area west of Anson in Jones county, was Indicated tonight !n Humble Oil Refining company No. 1 W. L. Chittenden estate after it had cored 12 feet of pure sand from to 3.022 feet, total depth. The lest was reported slightly- higher on structure than the pool's discovery well. Operators planned to set reached between these parties the meantime. Pour zones nf predonderantly German population were marked estate feet See COXFEREXCE. 8. Col. 1 O1L, p, g_ in! well the first of next ____ Location was staked for Nfontour and Hays No. 2 w. L. Chittenden come pre- iJ.r ii-d BRADY. niral (ronl' aPPartnt hrrc iSl.Vnj! tonight that McCulIoch counts vot- ers had rejected a SilOooo bond Is- for lht of a new j and jail. The county re- turns, incomplete, were 701 for the J Train Decapitates T. P. Brakeman Issuance of bonds and 766 against. The two Brady boxes voted nearly two to one for the bonds but the lead was soon overcome by rural boxes. Rochelle being the only other reported iwx that favored the meas- ure. s c- ed n.avor of Abilene I waj firm In my beicf that See BAIRD, l ownership ODESSA, Sept, 29, (Spl George Lane ,f Big Spring, about' AU thl ;he a brakeman on the and to Pacific railway, was Silled beneath wheels of his tram here today. Working m a. westbound freight. lane was swinging from car to car In the fair Tuesday. Ha day. Tne visitors will u UAU ie- tslnmcni over pt'i ported results of the first collection j ities company broadcasting svs'em Mace up or pennies, nickles and Duncan said The broadra- dimes the first week's donations rwolh has been offered to an- it-'r totaled ST3.16. The other 13 com- ritorial its ii'-V mittees were ursed last Newell Tliomp.ton rbairman. check their bottles earlv lhL> morn- ing and report at ore- ;o ihc ON T r _ foday ror Bulman s Second Field Day ers offset All of the placed in :he Putnam Student UT's hat lime, CoL West Texans, Attend The Bigger And I i cut off his head, an ihe uni- versity of Texas today He was tne lO.Cflflth student paid a registntion for tne firs; semester and the first student (0 receive that number on his card other registrations ran the total to 10.002, an all-time record Sheep soat reisers of Tav'.or and adjoining cour.lies will gather the Butman tabernacle. H miles south o( Merkel. thLs morning for Ihe second annual field dav. Hundreds or ranchers attended the program last scar and were unanimous in their opinion the should be continued. Five spccialisis arc to appear on the program. sheep and identification of native Speaxers ar.d their topics follow: Dr. f. B. Bcmruon, veterinarian. ,'rom Sonur.i station, "Diseases ar.d Parasites; S. P. Da- vis, nooi ir.cj mohair specialist, Tex.is experiment sri- I lion. College station, -gradini, bag- and mirsetir.n wcol ar.d mo- w. H. .Visoctt, sheep and I joat specialist, extension service, I Jl.T.vli ___ ______ (The morning will te devoted to Texas A. i M. college, "seltclin discussions ar.d ir. '.he afternoon a.-.d W Graham, j there wi.l lie demonstrations such i range inspector Taylor county, as: grading lambs, drenching sheep.; -grasses ar.d weeds in Vest culling breeding ewes. Iced lot Kr.ox Parr, county agent. has
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