Tuesday, October 4, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OWM MEWSMKR VOL. LVIH, NO. 126. 11' HI WITH SECOND-DAY BILLINGS DUE TO BR ING MORE- OFFEUSE. TO FRIENDS OR I'OES WESMlUl YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 4, PAGls------------'---------- PrtM IA PRICE FiVE CENTS Thousands Join In Raising Curtain On '38 Free Fair SPUDDING OF PROMISING OIL'S NO. 1 CIIY OF ABILENE FAIR PARK DRAWS RECORD TURNOUT OF SPECTATORS the larpp.st prna-K n..... ,-.____, Probably the largest crowd ever lo attentf the spudding of an oil test gathered Monday af- ternoon to attend ceremonies at Ihe Promising Oil company No. I City or Abilene Fair park, ex- hibition attraction on the mid- way of the West Texas free fair. And the crowds Increased last the depth of the hole. Bui the time the crew knocked off at p. m, the test had made enough hole to bury the bit. II was reported "running high and looking good" on the basis of the top- soil. It be tunny if they struck asked John Q. Public, to nobody In particular. Members of the Promising Oil THREATENED WITH DEATH- arrived about 30 minutes before the ceremonies were to that It will strike oil. The Colorado delegation was welcomed by a state highway squad of patrolmen and an Abl- B K mf A Germans Capture Czechs ii llroops Freed After Protest Hitler Vows lo Keep Sudetens Fuehrer Enters Sudetenland On Triumphal Tour WITH THE GERMAN ARMY OF OCCUPATION IN SUDETENLAND, Oct. 3. (AP) Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler rode victoriously into the Sudetenland today and pro- claimed tho region part of Germany with the pledge that "never again will this land be torn away from the reieh." POPULAR CHEEKS He entered the Sudetenland with his soldiers, armored cars and artillery. The populace cheering wildly, strewed his path with flowers and shouted "We thanlc our The chancellor rode In triumph for w miles through zone three of Ihe newly-acquired pleting the procession at dusk, re- turning to Germany. Tonight he went to Hof, not far west of Ejer. to sleep In his spe- cial train. Tomorrow he will re- turn to the Sudetenland to visit Oraslltz. Blelstadt, ralkenau and Koertlgsberg. Hitler began the procession at a. m. a. C. 3. T.I. at Wildenau, half a mile from Asch, heart of the Sudeten'and. ceded to Germany by Cz-choslo- vakla. About three hours earlier, at m., 2.000 soldiers of the German army under General Walther von Reichenau began occupation of rone three, the Aseh-Eger region. of the new German acqulstions TO MARKET PLACE The reichsfuehrer looked straight ahead, unsmiling, his hand oul- stretched in nazl salute to ac- knowledge the clieers during his tour, ne drove directly to the mar- ket place of Ejer and mounted a large tribune which had been erected overnight. He addressed the crowd for six minutes. "Today." he said. "I may for the first time greet you as my Eger- landers. "This greeting K however. the same time a pledge: never asain will this land be torn away from the relch." The Weather AniLK.NK Vlrlnlly: tlnqrd wtrrn Tnfidaj- TK.V.VS: d UYdendtj. WKST TKX.IS: A: THEY DIRECT SUDETENLAND CESSION 'me diplomats 'pictured here are members ol the highly Im- portant international commis- sion which will arrange the details of the cession of Su- dcteniand to Germany by Henderson, lop left, is Brilijh ambassador to Germany. Baron Ernst von Weteaecker, top right, is secretory- of state of the German foreign office. Andre Francois-Poncet. left bottom, is French ambassador to Germany. Dr. Bernardo At- lollco. right bottom. Is Italian ambassador to Germany. Dr. Vojtech Mastny (not Czech Minister to Germany, will be the fifth" member of the commission. Hungary Spurs Czech Demand New Note Calls For Immediate Negotiations BUDAPEST. Oct. Hungarian press agency announced tonight the government had pre- sented Czechoslovakia a new note callinj for Immediate negotiations on Hungary's minority claims. It was explained this last request was made to assure a smooth, quick solution of Hungary's claims In- volving her minority In the little ;j I The press chief of the forcl-in of- Chamberlain Defends Four Power Treaty SS Men Retain Czechs' Arms, Automobiles FALKENAU, Oct. than 500 Czechoslovak soldiers and gendarmes were surprised and surrounded by an advance guard of Adolf Hitler's 88 men here today and held for three hnnrs while they were threatened with death from machinegun bullets. CARLSBAD GUARDED When finally freed the Czecho- slovaks were deprived of their mo- tor equipment and arms. Excitement In surrounding garri- sons was caused by the incident. The Carlsbad garrison detailed two squads of machine-gunners to guard that spa vhere the German entrance is not expected until to morrow, and sideroads were barri- caded. The black-uniformed elite guardsmen released their prisoners only after a direct protest from Czechoslovak military authorities of the district. indignant Czechoslovak officials transmitted the news of the tem- porary imprisonment directly to and they were told from the capita! that an official protest would be made both to Berlin and. the international commission. The incident came swiftly. The time agreed upon for evac- U'M of Falfrenau had been set for 5 p. m. (10 a. m., c. S. T.) The Czechoslovak army officers had ordered withdrawal of all forces of police and gendarmerie at 11 a. m. a. m., c. S. T.) At approximately a m a major entered the town and walked Into the office of Major Helvm, the Czechoslovak com- mander, and asked why the town was not already evacuated ULTIMATUM IGNORED Major Kelvin repled that the or- der ot the commission carrying out the Munich conference plan of oc- cupation specified 5 p. m, as the time for withdrawal. The German major then deliv- ered an ultimatum to. "clear the town within ten minutes." The Czechoslovak official gave no orders for immediate evacua- tion. In the meantime SS units, armed with machine guns and bayoneted where most Czechoslovak Chamberlain drove' mons today his blunt belief that __. four men at Mus-l Germans set up their ma- solini. Dalarlier and i nc 8uns the square civilization "as we have known A few Czechoslovak troops, vhe. He steadfastly bached all he had I lhey reallzed "hat was happening done. i made a dish over a side road and Voices of dismay, hnmiliaiion and j rage preceded and followed his 55- The Czechoslovak officers gave minute address explaining and jus- 1 orders for no firing despite the tifyir.g the accord at Munich which menacing situation. They said the dismemberer! Czechoslovakia. feared flee said Ihat up to ths tim> the i new note was dolr.ercrl in fraci-p I Allrefl Du" Cooper, the man who; Saturday was Chamberlain's lortl ct lhe admiralty, sobbed! "Ufl nad Dfcn nt> Indications iron; Czechoslovak government as WULW.VI jSolitiw' when Lt intended lo start the ne-1 as crieri oul that thc Pri" of (.citations. j peach at Munich "stuck in my WfTH 107 IflCikir moc i repHNi.- TT I I n LUalNU JOBi----- I have nothing lo be ashamed may hang feared nn incident Ins' might lead lene motorcycle escort who ushered them into the fair- grounds behind blaring sirens. Spudding ceremonies began promptly at 3 o'clock with a radio broadcast over the Re- Reportsr-News station KRBC. ABOUT U.VCRES', FBAZIEK Alternating at the mike for the broadcast Max Bent- ley, manager of radio'station KRBC, and Charlie FJlLs. oil editor of the Reporter-jiews Bentley told about the firm of Ungren 'imnv.rf through the downtown area. Duch- Lane "was 12 yea'isTn j ,Menara county. Texas, as the penitentiary and was assessed the same tlr.e. Wheeler drew three years In the penitentiary and the I youth. He was married to Effie Reyfiolds, Nov. 17. 1883. CHAPTER I .number" and It was Wednesday night in the i wisecracks. of 'oT 'he charges, was asses-sed the maximum penalty o.' tTo years in worth and a 510.000 fins esses from a score ot West Texaj cities and towns, and Abilene Cot- ton royally will ride on elaborated floats. E. w. Berry's list of parad. entries assures a rivaling SM FAIR, Pj. 10, street entertain- a i -thing Col. Of me wages of Bowl of the Pacific-Plaza or'e watched M President Roosevelt so fairlv and the citvs smartest hotel-and lead-; Dombey more Pave streets adjoining their so persuasively made showed in? The ludden street paving proj- to by paying approximately 35 per how the voice of t-.e most powerful Donibev Ludcien iday by B.lcent the cosl- tRc ferleral gov- 'nation in In- uomne... BCKnowl- let jo of his best charge of conspiracy. Although" a Mevkan citizen. It was held that the attractive fie violated the United States closely than 'hat respect ar.d was subject to jfmment bearing the remainder I All expenses were borne by erty owners, the rity as r.n ofgan- zation actinlly spending nothing. Tlie was set up to pave 137.253 s-jiiare coat 61 818 square yatas. and build curb-. he world make it- edged "torn of the swing punishment, Clayton Clifton Bullard was almost carelewly. Hw arm seemed to move but little, his wrist only a little more. And yet a rhvthm Rogers. To Myrna I: Juil night-it was her wedding r.isht. Ar.d the n ninths to .Vrve at Reno on man jhe was going ;o marry was 'he ft.-st count and a io .--en- given Hughes Lauds Late Justice Cardozo Witters and make other Individual' chief it uas city-wide Barne, ot collese Station Ham. Tivlor coun'v vS; a! thrmiV COIUinu" r-.-.imVr of Thirteen exhibitors spent Kr.c-c a..rt wjjhinir. Son. 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