Friday, October 14, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' MEW5MKR MarchJBack Industry Upswing 136. -WITHOUT. OR WITH OFWNSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE smui VOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT AS CZECH NEGOTIATIONS BREAK DOWN- ABILENE, TEXAS.. FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1938TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS" pffii MP> PRICE FIVE CENTS Hungary Asks 'Big Four To Settle Demands SHIRLEY TELEPHONES TO JOHNNY IN CHICAGO HOSPITAL CHICAGO, Oct. "It's for you, Johnny." Johnny English's nurse handed him the telephone. It was [or johnny. It was Shirley Temple telephoning from Hollywood lo urge Ihe plucky youngster to "get well had heard about Johnny's fight against neuroma, a malignant dhM.se ivhlch doctors say probably will cause death. Johnny. M, liad found new Incentive for living In the uphill light of the Chicago Cubs, his favorite ball club, for the National league fell pretty bad when the Cubs dropped the world scries lo (he Yorfc Yankees In four straight James. "Uttle Jvllw Broadway" apparently hoped to arouse his heart. Johnny's Krin broadened awl his eye.- sparkled when tie heard Shirley's first I've been here in Ihe hospital eight days now." "Did you get the picture I sent "Gosh. yps, two days ago. Nurse Is holding il up lor me lo see "I haven't had my dinner yet. Have you had I've had my dinner and my X-ray." "You've just got to get well and get out o; that hospital, Johnny." "Von bclcha, I want to see your new picture." As Johnny nuns up he told the nurse: "Gee, she's tops." IN TUMULTUOUS DEMONSTRATION- Green Check Owner Of Hijack Car Trail of Holdup Pair Grows Dim; Pilkington Better Trail of two hijackers who bold- ly staged a holdup or a palter game in a downtown Abilene hotel Wed- nesday afternoon and seriously shot A prominent oil man was apparent- ly growing coMer last night. Officers said there were no new developments following: investigation yesterday ol a 38-year-old Houston man arrested in Dallas Wednesday jilgbt. The man admitted ownership of the automobile used by the hi- jackers in making good Ihelr es- cape. The suspect maintained the car stolen from Its parking place on a Dallas .street Tuesday night, Dalles officers arrested him at re- quest of local police when re- ported the theft, nearly 23 hours af- ter he said he parked the car. Abilene witnesses positively iden- tified the car, a, cream colored sedan, as the machine used in the holdup. Officers were still holding lut night another Houston mm, an PX-convict, arrested on the %esl out- skirts of Fort Worth Wednesday driving the getaway car. He ad- mitted to officers the "theft" of the car said he had nothing to do with the hijacking. Eyewitness to the getaway of the hijacking and a third man Jailed to Identify the ex-convict as any one of the three. Formal charges have been filed against neither of thc two sus- pects- Police last night were Investigat- ing (mother clue discovered yester- day but would make no official statement. t John E. PUklngton, petroleum See SEARCH, Pg. 12, Col. I Officers Bring in Traffic Violators Highway and city traffic officers clamped down tight on Abilene motorisls last night in a "sneak" traffic drive. Special attention was paid to defective lights. At ten o'clock last night !3 per- son-, had paid traffic tickets at police headquarters. Those given llckets were given the choice of paying off Immediately or appearing In corporation court this morning. Estimates of tickets issued last "night in about four hours ranged from 50 to 15, Several persons were charged on two and three violations Commission Fixes Sudetenland Line BERLIN. Oct. in- ternational Sudetenland commis- sion decided tonight thai the de- marcation line of Sudetenland ter- ritory already occupied by the German army shall be the definite border between Germany and Czechoslovakia subject to only a few minor The commission, established by the Munich four-power conference. also decided lhat no plebiscites nr-c.4 be held. KEEPS FIRE FIGHTERS AT DISTANCE This is an aerial view of a roaring oil fire at Linden, N. J., which started with the explosion of a dozen tanks 01 oil at the Cities Service Refining plant, in- tense heat kept fire-fighters at a distance, and considerably hampered Iheir efforts to extin- guish the blaze. (Associated Prers Photo.) BY BLAZING GAS. SPEWING ACID- Oil WellJBlosMnjuresl ColemanDriller Gravely Burned The Weather vi dn. it m Minihr.ni ml li Ihf Blame Break in Connection as Cause of Blast SANTA ANNA. Oct. ISpD as blazed and acid spewed from n oil well five miles northeast of here this afternoon, the explosion sending four mm to hospitals, one of them burned critically. All suf- fered burns both fiom fire End acid. John S. Slmnson, 42, Colsman driller, who was the most severe- ly John Knot, Jr., arid AV. P. Lacr. 30, both of Mid- land, were taken to Sealy hos- pital here; and Jimmy Burraje of Ranger wis ah'e lo drive to a BroB-nwTort hospital (o re- ceive treatment. Simpson, partner in th.t operatins Simpson 13 shrttlv north of Key West. at .eirtt-acre oil of the M It? >nd cities Se-vice company lav in smnWering nr'n.. tcnlfhi as mop- Small vessels in southern Florida that'raied'for'more ws'e.-s were warned to remain in: than 20 hours port and abandonment of exposed j The Waz- imothersd out be- island and beach's srtvvsrd. fnre nron tori a v' Traffic Cops SOOTHE DRIVERS, JUDGE SAYS Is Out-Moded whv Mshfr M" to s-cp M in unwarranted o: th- drive- :he in e.-irr.paun :or safe he sairl -n r- H he is horsc-vhipivd. them a'! "Sh'' Ih' l-: >r- '0n.K Policemen. r- r.r.o; r.i.'orce measures bavor.et Stam'ord. A Harr.'in, Albir.v, and Tnrockrr.orton. -Tie public, is tired o! hearirVrecitals of accident statistics It seems M .T.e ''-.j1 'he tins' ef traffic darters would be to mike careless 'o in'f behind the wheel are "unnecessity 'ir.d 'it'jpirt