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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene's Most Decorative Parade launches Cotton Easily the most decorative and festive ever staged In Abi- lene, the Royal Cotton parade yesterday Inaugurated a two day celebration of the Texas cotton Festival, More than 60 floats from concerns and civic or- ganisations, along with 15 col- lege and high school bands, proudly passed by the judges' stand at the Federal building on pine. Winners selected by the Judges were McMurry 'college, in the best decorated float divi- sion, and the Coca Cola Bot- tling company; In the seml- commercial division. First place In each division carried an The winners in the band and pep squad division were Santa Anna, first prize of 175; Sweet- water, second and Merkel. third. Cisco won the class A band contest, for bands only. and Coleman won class B with Loialne winning class C. Other floats placing In the the winning bracket of Ihe dec- orated floats were Taylor Coun- ty Tuberculosis association, sec- ond prize; Business and Pro- fessional Women's club, third and Safeway stores, fourth. West Texas Utilities and the A. B. Roberts Implement com- pany placed second and third, respectively. In the semi-com- mercial section. The mile long parade over downtown streets ivas not with- out high spots of excitement near the end of the parade a-i the last floats were passing North Second on Pine, an un- known youngster towed 3 light- ed match on the Abilene Police department float. Instantly the crepe paper decorations were ablate and persons riding on the float were forced to vacate. Chief of Po- WEST TEXAS' MEWSMKR lice T. A. Hackney said last night all the decorations were destroyed but that no one was injured. A group of city officials on horseback led the parade with the Abilene high school band following close behind. The first float was the National Thespian club of high school. Drawn by foursome of black horse? the float was In the form of a carriage of medieval days and the characters on the float were dressed in appropriate PARADE, Pr. 12, CoL VOL. LVIII, NO. 127. OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKVIUH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 5, 1938.-TWELVE PAGES WITH HOME FOLKS PREPARING TO TURN OUT- PRICE FIVE CENTS West Texas Fair Braces For Record Crowd Today Ci PT R TO _ Coionation To Top Day's Bill AND BANDSTERS MOVE IN COLORFUL ROYAL COTTON PARADE Rolling under the Cedar street underpass and toward (he first place In the Royal Cotton Parade Murry College's float decorated by Hugh Fellows, head of the speech department. With a book theme, it presented fa- mous dramatic characters. (Staff Second in the deco- orated float division went to the Taylor county Tuberculosis association with this all white white except for the deep red double cross. (Photo THROUGH AUTHORITATIVE MOSCOW NEWSPAPER- by Bands and pep squads made a colorful spectacle In the pa- rade. Here are the bandsters and popsters from Santa Anna, peppy segregations In gold and black. The units took top money of 173 yesterday. (Staff photo.) RUSSIA DISCARDS FRANCO SOVIET PACT A MEXICAN CALMLY ADMITS TH JEWELS STOLEN FROM MUSEUM RECOVERED LAREDO. Oct. The precious Empress Carlota Jewels, stolen Irom the Mexican national museum month ago. were recovered here today and 23-year-old Mexican was arrested as the sole perpetrator of the crime. Enrique Mazando up on the United Stales side of the International bridge, calmly admitted the theft to an investigating board and told officials where Ihe Jewels might De found. The youth said he concealed himself In the Mexican national museum September 4 and in hiding until everyone hid left for Ihe day. Then he walked to ihe large case containing the many Jewels once belonging to Emperor beautiful wife and lifted them out. He jumped from a balcony and fled from Mexico city. FOR Texas' Oil Suit Is Settled State And Foes Reach Accord AtJSTIN, Oct. cashier's check for M25.000 slid across the bench of the 9Sth district court to- day, signalling an end lo a seven year oW suit In which Texas has sought maximum penalties of ASO.OOO and forfeiture of charters of 15 oil companies and two associa- tions charged with violating state anti-trust statutes. The Texas Petroleum marketers association, .a service organization for the oil industry In Texas paid the judgment by agreement with the state. Jt paid an additional {Jo.000 to special counsel retained for Ihe prosecution, condition of the Judgment. The settlement removed the VIEW FIELD EXTENSION LOOMS AS LARGEST WELL IN COUNTY Test Indicates Opening Of Second Pay Horizon; Acid Treatment Due England Is Only Ally Says Paper MOSCOW, Oct. The French language newspa- per Ie Journal de Moscow which habitually, reflects the views of the Soviet foreign of- fice gave expression today to what was regarded in diplo- matic quarters as Russia's fare- well to her ally, France. jWHAT VALUE WORD. France "no longer has an ally In Europe except the paper 53 Id. This was accepted as meaning Solvet Russia no longer regards herself a partner In the Granco- I Soviet mutual assistance pact in "International public opinion now TODAY'S FEATURES AT FAIR Jersey show at arena a m Horse races, grandstand, J p m Texas Cotton Festival coronation, auditorium, 8pm Beutler Brothers rodeo, grandstand 8pm Coronation Grand ball. 10 p. m. Woolen hotel Roosevelt Urges AFL-CIO Peace See Sl'IT, Pf. u. Cot. ipects for the largest oil pro- Frederickson, north extension well for the View field 12 miies I southwest ot Abilene. The extension test also {.pi- rated opening of Ihe second pay horizon for the pool, first time View Weil his yielded commercial production from lime. No. 2 660 feet north of the No. 1 Frederickson which was completed late in Ihe summer as a .'mall pamper from the Cool; sand filled overnight and headed on one I low of 14 barrels Tuesday RUSSIA, Col 3 Forster. Abilene oil operator for at least 100 barrels daily natural. Treatment of the acid Is scheduled Thursday, ex- pected lo boost production by double or triple Its present shawinp. The lime horlion showed slljht saturation In the first lest drilled by the companies. See Col. 2 Vote Daladier Full Financial Powers PARIS. Oct. '.-P.-Premicr Daladier was voted'full financial powers to rule by dicta- torial decree tcday by the chamber of deputies. The vote was to 77. with 187 abstaining. The vote came after the premier had fought a night-long battle iesterday the chamber by a vote of 535 lo 10 had approved his part In Che Munich partition of Czecho- stovaxla to purchase Europe's peace, and he had announced his inten- tion of resuming full diplomatic re- lations with Italy to extend that peace. President Sees Business Boon HYDE PARK. N. V., Oct. Roosevelt was said on j high authority today to believe busi- j ness would have a clear track to- i ward better times If Industry and tabor substituted friendly confer- ences for name-calling and recrim- ination. Whether disclosure of this opinion meant the president was preparing to act toward industrial peace was not announced. The mere state- ment of his sentiments was convey- ed without comment U> newspaper- men at the temporary- White House j Those who spoke authoritatively regarding Mr. Roosevelt's attitude I suggested bitterness In the domes- j tic economic scene parallels the re- cent European crisis. The war-like gestures of European rations, they said, find their anal- 08D' in what they described as frighteriinn statements, misrepre- sentation of government policy for Territorial Delegations And Westex Oil Men Converge On Fair For Day; Horse Racing Begins In Afternoon By NUINEZ WI8CHKAEMPER A rejuvenated, thrill-packed West Texas Pair awaits what promises to be the best day in all its history today. After welcoming gay throngs estimated above on each of its first two days thil week, the exposition's Wednesday program is expected to jet a new record in attendance. Home town folk were preparing; yesterday to turn out on Abilene Day. All business and professional men will close their businesses at noon so that employes may join in the fan. pwtafftetwiU close at 1 o'clock. Wait Iteu oil men will con- verge on the fair for their day. races enter..... ment picture for the first time as an added-attraction in the afternoon. And finally, but per- the center of keenest inter- est, the coronation of King and Queen Cotton for 1938 u slated for 8 o'clock tonight, WINTERS DELEGATION Territorial delegations are due to swell attendance today. Bob Can- non, fair publicity director, said he had been Informed of definite arrangements for a big delegation from Winters today. Mrs. T. D Coupland will be In charge. linger citizens and others In Run WORK AND PLAY MIX AS WEST AFL'Waiting For CiO Overtures j HOUSTON, Oct. -ftpy- The American Federation of Labor Is waiting for the C. I. O. to make the first overtures in any peace move- ment, William Green said tonight after President Roosevelt had ad- dressed a message to the A. P. of L. convention urging American la- bor harmony. "There Isn't any immediate pros- pect of the American Federation of Labor making peace with the C. I. O.." Green said after the president's message had been road to the con- vention. The president of the A. P. of L. said if any concrete suggestion to- ward mediation o; the labor dis- pute Is made by President Roosevelt it would be submitted immediately to the executive council of the F. of L, "We accept his message today a-s merely an expression of hope that peace can be made and as such his me.ssage wa.s read to Ihe conven- tion." Green Mid. "1 do not expect 1 to reply nels- county will likewise be honor guests, stonewall county prom- ised a large representation ind It 1s also Brown, "fod coke counties day. West Teaa I.O.Of. tad auxil- iary members hold special invita- tions to attend the big show to- day. Mrs. H. C. Archibald win be in charge of registration, at the general information booth ta front of the West Texas Uttfltlej sound booth. Lon Smith. Texas railroad com- mission member, will join oil men ot the area In seeing the fair to- day. He was invited by the West Central Oil and Oas association accepted. 'Indications were the oil fraternity throughout the area will turn out en masse, for their Industry is drawing more at- tention at the fair this year than ever. They will witness the drill- Ing of Ihe famed Promising OH company Ko. 1 City of Abilene Fair Park, and they will see It acidized it previous plans are borne out. Chemical Process company of Breckenridgc has "premised" to' treat the wildcat test with acid. RIG HOLDS ATTENTION Meanwhile, despite granting of an Injunction order, which last night had not been served on A. J. Frazier, contractor tor the well, the rig was in operation yesterday at Its midway location last night was holding the attention of the curious. Justice of, the Peace Then Ash Tuesday granted the In- junction against operations. Crowds continued to gather to watch Ihe test as   picture wa Il, hut her father O C Cre.wwtll. rocently r.'ected nf >h> SPECTATORS INTERESTED A group of Abilcnians were intensely in judging when this was snapped. They arc left to right. Mrs. Rupert Harkrlder. Rupert Hark- r.rier Griyscm Mr.> Fav Mfor- ton, Leund SaHord Mrs. Elizabeth. Har'srldcr. T1IF PREXV SMIt.ES D H Jeffcrifs. president cf Ihp West fair ant! new- comer to the Hrretdrd ranks, was all sml'f.s he in seo-cnd place in this pic- ture. GIUXU CH.IMP1OX Here's climax ;o the entire show Rrancl Frrd of shown here holdin? the pMnd ,-hamp De-mine This bull trjvrlej 5100 circuit las'. ;.nr. iReporwr-Sews Photos by lion buli, R.C.I on :he sho-A- Maurine   

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