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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               WEST TEXAS FAIR EDITION WEST TEXAS FAIR EDITION WIST TEXAS' HEWSMKR 124. CUM rrcu (Ul'i M TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKE'fCH WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Ask Roosevelt lo Call World Peace Parley Nebraska And Illinois Solans Issue Proposal WASHINGTON. .Oct. Two democratic of Nebraska and LewLi o: Illinois- proposed simultaneously tonight that President Roosevelt summon International conferences to effect lasting European peace. Burke, critic of some adminis- tration measures, just relumed from European lour, said the president was the logical man to call a badly needed world economic conference. Lewis, on administration support- er, declared the time had come when Mr, Roosevelt should summon all parties to the Treaty of Ver- sailles to meet In this country and survey what that treaty had pro- ducer! "In discontent, revolt and war." "Then." added Lewis In a formal statement to the press, "a Just dis- position of the colonies can be made in a calm atmosphere In the United States, under one we do not look for resentments and seek no rewards. We only seek a world peace." FDE TO HYDE PARK Both were advanced a short time before President Roose- velt's scheduled departure for Hyde Park, N. Y., a departure which In- dicated he was confident that the recent threat of war in Europe was definitely past. In an interview, Senator Burke said he thought the time ripe for an economic readjustment which would remsve trade barriers and. with them, many of the causes of war. "I think Europe's troubles are baslcly he said. "The president is the logical one to lake the leadership in calling an economic conference. The presi- dent is in an ideal position to take the lead because he can do it with- out involving us in Europe's squab- bles." Praising the reciprocal trade treaties fostered by Secretary ol State Hull, Burke said some such treaties might well be the basis of agreements among all the larger nations of the world. Garza Votes Dry By 2 To 1 Margin POST, Oct. the first Garza county liquor election In ap- proximately 28 years, voters an- nounced disapproval of sale ot al! kinds of alcoholic drinks by a count of more than two lo one today. Returns from nine o[ the id vot- ing boxes showed 614 for prohibi- tion to 279 against. Only Justice- burg, with a voting capacity ot 50 ballots, had not reported. EVENTS TO COME IN WEST TEXAS Interest In the approaching Central West Texa "Miss fair will be the selection ot a Haskcll" Thursday night. chamber of commerce will be host to business men of surrounding towns at "chuck night. wagon" supper Tuesdai dub will observe ladies night Tues- day. Graham fair will be held October 5 to 8. MO.VAHAXS. Monahans' will stage Its first, annual Ward county f t 1 13 VI Uj 1 SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 2, EIGHTY-TWcTpAGES IN SIX SECTIONS. WITH CEREMONIES FOLLOWING AT FAIR PARK- PRICE FIVE CENTS In a sense, ilii.s is (lie golden jubilee year of (lie effort to establish a first class regional exposition in Abileue. There were earlier community exhibits than lliat of 1888, of course, but it was fifty years ago when Abilene business men set forth to de- velop a regional show (hat would represent not onJv Hie coin- nicrcial, industrial and agriiMillural life Abilene and Taylor county, but Hie huge region lying round about. That first effort was a distinct success, as main- of its suc- cessors have been. -AN EDITORIAL- The 193S West Texas Free Fair is a continuation of that ef- fort. the gates are opened tomorrow for a six-dav rim, the people of tills community and section will liave an opportunity to enjoy Ilirmsclvcs and contribute their share toward the suc- cess of the fair by attending it. Many men and women liave worked hard for many weeks Kcltni" Hie fair in sliape. They liave labored unselfishly'and ef- ficiently, and their only reward will be the knowledge that thev were doing something to build up their city and their section Noon Promising Oil ime or money to tins effort. All that is expected of. him is that lie show his civic loyalty by attending the fair one or more days It is little enough to ask, and no doubt it will be given mglyj for the average Abilenian recognizes the fair as a ritor 'he 
                            

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