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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1938, Abilene, Texas West Texans, Attend The Bigger And Better West Texas Free Fair At Abilene, October 3 To 8! WESTJEXAS' NEWSPAPER VOL LVIII, NO. 123. Abilene Reporter [WI-H OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES' WE SKK'I U-J TOUR KXArrrr v A, rr WORLD EXACTLY AS IT _ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 1, PAGES THIS IS 1HE MAN- PRICE FIVE CENTS GERMANS OCCURY CZECH ZONE Who rearmed Germany in violation of the Versailles treaty. Who remilitarized the Hhinelarid. Who took over Austria and, uniting it with Germany, established an empire greater than Bismarck's. Who TVOU Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland by threats and negotiations. Baird Approves Municipal Plant City Lets Loose With Demonstration On Announcement Of 200-127 Vote BAIRD, Sept. a spirited campaign. Balrri voters today save their approval. 200 to K1, for construction of an 000 municipal electric power plant. Announcement of the vote at the city hall tonight was greeted by thunderous shouts, blasts from automobile horns and screaming of city lire siren. The plant Is to be financed by a PWA grant of and a federal loan ot Balrd will issue revenue bonds in the amount of the Today's election was preceded by-------------------------------------------- R.I. Bowen Of Coleman Dies a seres of four mass meetings, final of which was held last night. At those meetings voters heard twill of the municipal plant dis- cussed. Putnam Votes Bonds For Water System PUTNAM, Sept. By a vote of 59 to six, Putnam citizens today approved bonds for a municipal water system. Tom leaders have made appli- cation to PWA for a grant to supplement the bond issue, with the funds a lake and purification plant will be constructed Chain Druggist Succumbs To Heart Ailment COLEMAK. Sept. bert I. Bowen. Coleman. 65, promi- nent West Texas druggist and vice president of the First Coleman Na- tional bank, died at this afternoon In the Methodist uuo Biieijiuon m me Methodist The lake would be situated on j hospital at Fort Worth. He suc- the Louis Williams ranch a mile and a half north o[ Putnam. It would cover 38 acres, and tJrsin ap- proximately 640 acres, or one sec- tion, fts averaje depth would be seven and one half feet, and 85- callons of water would b: impounded. Loraine Approves Bonds For Gym LORAINE, Sept. 30 Lor- aine citizens tn an election Wed- nesday approved additional bonds to supplement already voted for the purpose of creeling a new auditorium-gymnasium A PWA application for is rending. If the grant is approved a building will be construct- ed. Srhith Opposed HOUSTON. Sept. American Federation of Labor's building (rades unions requested the federation leadership today to oppose senate confirmation of Pres- ident Roosevelt's reappointment of Donald Wakefiel Smith to the Ma !was a chart" member of the coun- tional Labor relations board. climbed to a heart aliment. He had been 111 for several months but had been In a hospital here and at FBrt Worth only a few weeks. Born July 12. 1812. In Collin coun- ty. Texas, he was the son of a pio- neer couple, the late Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Bowen. Mr. Bowen had been a resident of Coleman county since 1882. He was educated in the schools of Coleman county and la-! (er attended the c. W.' Robbins Business college at Sedalia, Mis-! sourl. Mr. Bowen organized the Bowen draj chain of ten stores and at the time of his death was interested In two at Coleman and one atBrcck- enrldge. esides his active work and that ot banking, he was also inter- ested In ranching and farming. Upon reorganization of the Cole- man banks here a few yiars Mr. Bowen wa.-.'a member of the committee that established the First Coleman National bank from three former banks. He had served as a bank director for several vears UVTC LEADER Mr. Bowen was s civic leader. He served as president of the Coleman chamber of commerce m 1331. and Chamberlain Takes 'Peace, Honor' Home Briton Sees Hope For Settlement Of Europe's Quarrels LONDON, Sept. Prime Minister Chamberlain today brought back from Mun- ich what he called "peace with honor peace for our time." DOUBLE TRIUMPH To cheering crowds and an ap- proving monarch he reported two accomplishments: A triumph of his appeasement policy In the four- power Munfch conference which averted war over Czechoslovakia and an Anglo-German declaration against war. Summed up. his words in two speechesJa'. Heston airdrome upon his return and later from a window of No. 10 Downing In an extraordinary interview earlier at Munich bore fresh hope of a permanent European settlement. At Munich: "1 hare always had in mind tint II slight injuries arransin? Mo5t of thciday and made plans for Old Set- virtually every ambulance in will be finished some time 'tlers' Oct. 3. The group will city was summoned to take the vie-i Sunday. "a superior force which has com- pelled IK to accept." "We are ready to give our 5te CZECHS. Tj. I. Col. I Fall From Truck Kills Farm Hand Rites At Palestine For Zieche Gibson ------tl. BAIRD. Sept General Jan Syrovy. 50-year-old Gibson. 25. employed since P2b- rc-ldier premier, announcer! ths gov- on the J. D. Cauthen farm crnmMii'j decision- to surrender "ve ma" southeast of Admiral. Stidetenland to Germany in face of dted at lhis morning three Of lhe start- tlers' association met yeiler- "I Sec BOWES. rf. 4. Col. I Poll tax receipt No. 1 for 1933 to Henry Cumby. 54-year- negro shoe shiner. He jumptri the gun bv a nay to bring his S1.73 tr, AsscMor-Col- !ector Pat office Fri- day. Patterson filled out the No. I receipt for him. and will ts- sue I! whtn the Lvuance penwj begins at 8 o'ciDrfe this inorn- Cumby was Kvn In Trxas. anrt has lived in Taylor county 3t years. i onvi iiiLci iui oi DuiiQinzS it J rrn witm- i 4 borrowed have been whitewashed In prepara- will be talks bv supply I, expected to fair at tion for the influx of West vLsltKl tta 1388 ,Up tomor- i tims to The wooden ...____... ......._____ I from the Louisiana State fair at 'ion for the influx of West Texan; Shreveport. colapjed as state high- 'o the lair Monday J an "me "ddSin? and patrolmen, aligned as an! An advance group from the I honor guard for vLsitin? sovernw. Shecsl.v Midway attractions wa- on 3 i were opening a lane through the hand yesterday shaking out crowd entering the park. j lions for the rWf j and entertam- i Members of a national guard ment Tnf main body of the unit, also on hand for the festival is expected to arrive In preserved order, and the ceremony proceeded as scheduled I RACE HORSES ARRIVE Approximate Kfl were; fcr m the ..ection which ?rll were "cing program arrived lat, II.LII iru. (.jj. ,-trc ,heir Hamlin today Votes On Water Bonds o. me group will, UAMITV r. i sponsor a program at the fair park ScP'- auditorium at 11 o'clock Monday ns. Ilsht'or a ade- row when voters write their verdict on proposed of an J129000 revenue bor.d Isstic. Proceed., from, the bonds together with an exMctcd PWA gran! of -ill be used in buildinj a gallon uke four and a hilf south of Dry California OFFICE READY FOR PAYMENT STATE, COUNTY TAX NOTICES INTO MAILS in the mail last night by Collector c. O. (Pat) Patterson The tax office will begin accept- ing payments today, although dead- line is next January 31. If taxes are to be paid In split payments, first Installment must be to by November 30. second by next June 30. Property owners are being billed thts year for 65 ceiiJ.s county taxes 19 cents state, and five rents special 'it they live in the Taylor-Callahan amnllcs sprcial road county property, figured 40 lo; office todai- to percent of actual totals owners for" 1938 laxf this year-an nicrcasc of approximately over last The Increase, said Patterson, is lue to improvement of property and building of new si. City comin; year h sj iructures. City's Notices To Come Out Today More Mrs. Clara Belle Ingram and Mrs L. L. Daniels both of Tyler, were hnrt seriously. Mrs. Ingram stilfer- ed a broken bark. Two Navy Fliers Killed In Crash SAN DIEGO. Calif Sept 3f> r property -Two navy fliers were killed today when two land fisiit-r pijincs .''om taxrs for the the aircraft Saratoga collide! 'n Iy riiore than midair lj mi'.rs south of the Coro- e is :JoO per nadoi.-lar.tls. navy authorities rc- stalls last night. Workmen have finished commie- N'ewell of f Milk Fund Total Reaches With less than half ot club milk fund committees a grant and loan o[ terj 0, pa] last night, collections from "mi's Hamlin offteta'j are: at Wvlie funera ftmd bottles1' stood at J101.70. Onlv to taken overland nine of the IS commitcm had re- MOST'EXES'DUE hours after falling from a truck. Oibson and Cauthen were riding the truck to a cotton field, on the Cauthen farm at thi time of this accident. Gibson was in the bacjc part of the truck and Cauthen did not miss him until he arrived In the cotton He'd. He Imm-diately went back and found Gibson where he had fallen. Oibson "wis rushed to Cauthen'j home and put to bed. cauthen of- fered to get a (lector but Oibson declined, saying he was only jj.Tti up a bit Gibson to sleep, awoke at j after looking ibov seconds, again c was dead when family reached bruise
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