Abilene Reporter News, October 20, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

October 20, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - October 20, 1938, Abilene, Texas Wintry Weather Fails to Daunt Crowds Thronging Haskell’s Central West Texas Fair-See Page 6 WEST TOA? OWN NEWSPAPERIJje Abilene Reporter-"WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR    FOES WE YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS -Byron_ VOL LVIII, NO. 142. Catted Presa (CFI ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 20, 1938—FOURTEEN^PAGES. •    9    rn Automated PIM* (AP) PRICE FIVE CENTS German Spy Letters Read Into Records Implicate Former U. S. Army Private In Espionage Ring NEW YORK, Oct. 20—(AP) e—Letters tending to implicate Erich Glaser, former United States army private, with a German spy ring operating in this country were read before a* federal jury today at the trial of Glaser and two other persons on espionage charges. The letters were identified by Guenther Gustav Rumrich, United States army deserter who pleaded guilty to spy charges at the opening of the trial anti became a witness for the government. Glaser sat motionless as assistant United States Attorney Lester C. Dunigan read the letters, s which were addressed to Rumrich and signed ‘Erich Glaser.” • ‘ Dear Gus,’’ read one letter dated • Jan. 24. 1938. ‘’Well. old boy I suppose you’ll be surprised to hear from me x x x are you still among those living xxx have you got any » girls you don t need x x x I think 1*11 save my say until I hear from you. I have some very (underlined' Interesting things to tell^you and I don't want to miss up on that. x x x Do you hear anything new from the old country?” Dunnigan questioned Rumrich about visits he received from Karl Schlater, an alleged messenger for the spy ring, and Johanna Hof man, one of the defendants. He also asked Rumrich about subscriptions to tho* army and navy register which the witness said Glaser ob-» tained for him.    • NAMES REQUESTED # Continuing. Dunnigan said: “You told us you wanted Glaser to furnish names of army and navy men of German extraction You mentioned that he gave you the name of one Schmidt on the west coast. Did he give you other names?” « “He give me the name of Zimmerman—stationed, I think, at panama,” said Rumrich. “I told him I had been requested by one of the agents who visited me to • furnish names of men of German extraction in the military service. I suggested to Glaser it would be a good idea for him to renew his contacts with these people whom he had not seen for some time. He agreed. I remember I wrote a letter to Schmidt.” Rumrich* said he typed the letter, See SPY TRIAL, Pf. 13, Col l U. S. DEFICIT NEAR BILLION WASHINGTON, Oct. 20.—(UP)—The gross Treasury deficit is about to hit one billion dollars today as business begins to move faster with the flow of relief and pump-priming spending. Because treasury figures lag a couple of days behind current accounts it is quite possible that the deficit already has exceeded $1,000,000,000 for this fiscal year.    # * •    •    • Latest figures    through    October    18    compare    Treasury    fiscal year accounts of that    date    this    year with    a year    ago    as    follows:    # This Year    Last    Year Expenses ....................$    2,691,459,277    ®    $ 2,348,712,980 Receipts ...................  1.694.136,499    1,866,980,888 Gross deficit ................... 997,322,777    481,732,091 National debt ................. 38,422,756,602    36.946,262,708 Comparison of spending lh the first 17 days of October this year with the first 17 days of October last year, however, more accurately reflects the increasing tempo of federal spending as the Roosevelt pump-priming program begins to take hold.    « rn rn    • Favorable business developments, such as early re-employment of 35,000 General Motors factory workers, and restoration of pay cuts to some 30.000 G. M. white collar employes, are part of the general picture of a broadening recovery base which many observers link directly to Increased federal spending. That pump-priming is directly affecting Treasury figures is indicted by comparfson of October figures for 1938 and 1937: ’One year ago President Roosevelt still was in the process of applying economy brakes. The 17-day increase in spending, receipts and gross deficit in October, 1938. compared with October, 1937, show that the adminstration is tremendously increasing the expenditure rate this year. Here are the figures: Oct. 1-17, 1938    Oct.1-17,    1937 8pfnt .........................$434,000,000    $289,000,000 Receipts ...................... 165,000.000    181,000.000 Gross deficit .........*............ 269.000.000    108,000.000 Those figures show that the Treasury is taking in less money this month than a year ago but ais spending it much more rapidly. For that reason the deficit is moving far beyond last year's figure and the national debt consistently is establishing new record highs. • af • The Works Progress administration alone1"'has put out more than $600 000 000 so far in *this fiscal year—almost twice as much as a year ago.’It spent $110,000,000 in the first 17 days of October compared with $53,000,000 from October I to 17, inclusive, in 1937.    . As business reacts ^Treasury spending, some New Dealers see prospects of accelerated recovery. Secretary of Commerce Roper believes increased automobile employment will tend to broaden the recovery base. • • • Despite an increasing deficit and record-break.ng National debt, the United States apparently k*>ks comparatively safe to foreigners. The government’s monetary gold stock has hit a figure approximating $14,000,000,000 (B>, close to. 57 per cent of the world s total monetary * The gold lioard has increased more than $1,200,000,000 (B> in the past 12 months. This increase consisted largely of frightened money flying from Europe to comparative safety here. Another factor in demonstrating American fiscal stability Is the Treasury’s strong cash position. Secretary of Treasury Morgenthau s working balance is $2,130,943,-699 (B).    ._ a__ BIRTHDAY GIFT TRAGIC- Georgia Was Blind but She Wanted to Swim KANSAS CITY, Kans., Oct. 20.— sh* wou,d hmve enjoyed mos‘ was    try    to    dive    a    little. (UP)—Georgia Hervery told her mother many times that if she C. A. She wore a blue and white ; Georgia was missing. .    ,    i    ,    _    .    ,    bathing    suit    her    mother,    Mrs. Eva I Her body was taken out of the swimming.    lesterday    they    let    Georgia go g Butler, gave her on her 15th pool 15 minutes later. Efforts of a It would be fun, she had said, to ' swimming for the first time with a j birthday lasf Saturday.    pulmotor squad to restore her hadn’t been blind one of the things splash around in the water and I group oft 14 blind girls at the Y. M. I When the girls started getting out, breathing failed. MERCURY RISING- Clouds, Sprinkle Prevent Frost Germany Still Not As Large as Texas BERLIN, Oct. 20—(UP)—Germany acquired 10.885 square miles of territory from Czechoslovakia in the Sudetenland dismemberment and a population which in the 1930 Czechoslovak census totaled 3.595,- • OOO. the authoritative Reich statistical bureau announced today. It was added that the total area • of the greater Germany was now 225,096 square, miles and that the population was 78.700.000. a Probe Told Reds Influence Lewis Witness Tells Un-American Investigators Communists Practice/Rule or Ruin'® Plan WASHINGTON, Oct. 20—(Ab-AJames Mitchell of Detroit, formerly in charge of welfare activities of a local union of the United Automobile Workers, a C. I. O. affiliate, told house investigators ‘.dday that communists apparently "have a lot of influence on John L. Lewis. Testifying before a committee investigating un-American activities, he said communists had ’’engineered a sit-down strike in the Murray body plant in Detroit in 1936 and 1937. . Chairman Dies (D-Tex) asked him what efforts were made by responsible labor leaders to rjfi the The Weather ABILENE and vicinity: Fair with light frost tonight; Friday fair with rising temperature Wen Texft*:    Fair* colder # in southeast Rjrtlon; frost in north portion tonight, rlday fair, rising temperature In east and north portions. East Texas Fair In north and west portions, part IV cloudy in southeast portion, colder in east and south portions. light frost in northwest portion tonight; Friday fair, rising temperature in north portion. RAINFALL: ti hrs. ending 6:30 a m. Thurs. .13 in otal for year ...............30 63 Inches Same period last year ........16.17 Inches Normal since first of year .. .21.67 inches Highest temperature yesterday ...69 Low*"* tpmoero'pre this morning .44 TEMPERATURES Wed. Thure. p.m. ,.    67 66 .    65 ..    65 .. SI ..    67 .. 58 ..    56 ..    55 54 53 FROST a rn. 52 51 46 • 44 44 44 45 46 48 51 56 59 6:46 1    .. 2      52 •Sunrise ...    ... Sunset.......6:01 7 p m. 7 a m. 12:39 pm. Dry thermometer    59    44    61 Wet thermometer    45    43    47 Relative humidity    30    97    34 U. A. W. of communists. WAVES RED FLAG ‘‘Homer Martin, president of®the U. A. W ,” Mitchell said, "tried everything in his power. But it seems they are on the inside of the international union. Apparently they have a lot dt influence on 9    Mr. Lewis." Traffic committeemen of the The witness said later that com-West Texas chamber of commerce    munists    could    control the    forth- today were studying a report on    coming    C. I.    O. convention at West Texas freight rates as com-    Pittsburgh, "as    well as the    chair- pared to rates in other parts of    man of    the C.    I. O ” Lewis    Is the the nation. They met at the head- j chairman. Freight Rates, Session Opens quarters building here. Presiding for the meeting was B Reagan of Big Spring, chairman of See page 2 Tor details of WTCC committee report. the committee. * D. #A. ®^3andeen, WTCC manager, read the report. Present were H. S. Hilbum of Plainview, WTCC president, J. J. Gallaher of Graham, Courtney. Hunt of Haskell. A. F. Ashford of committee Jones is a communist Rising to his feet, Mitchell shook out a red flag bearing the words “communist party” in gold letters. He said he had found it in the desk of Lloyd Jones, president of U. A. W. local No. 2 In the Murray plant. He said Jones told him to “keep my damn hands off of it.” Precious witnesses have told the San Angelo. H. A. Walker of Sweetwater, B. P. Bludworth of Brownwood, E. R. Tanner of El Paso, traffic inahager, Reagan and Ban-deen. Discussion of the report was expected to last through* the afternoon.    * lckes Believes FDR May Have to Run LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20— (UP) — Secretary lckes believes President Roosevelt may be forced to run for a third term. "He might have to run again— and I think he would win again if he did,” said the outspoken secretary of the interior, "but for his and yas a former member of the U. A W. executive board. He said Julia Buchanan, who he said was a communist, told him she would kill him if he ever disclosed anything about Jones.”    • Earlier, the committee had heard that the communists try first to control a union and, if that fails. to destroy It. STUDY DEPORTATION • The “rule or ruin” testimony came from Melvin Kells of Detroit, who said he worked with an Americanization committee of the American Legion in uncovering subversive activities. "They wanted to create a struggle among workers and to sell the union out,” he added, explaining that “they” were leaders of a trade Directors Call Conference on Fair Proposals Main Suggestion Calls for Fee at Exposition Gate Suggested policies for the 1939 West Texas fair and election of directors of the fair are to be presented^ all interested Abilenians in a called meeting at 2:30 o’clock next Tuesday afternoon. The meeting was called after directors of the West Texas Fair association meeting at the chamber of commerce this morning and heard recommendations from John B. Ray. committee chairman, ad- j vising establishment of "a reasonable ^charge for entrance to the grounds,” and "more nominal priced grandstand attractions which might be self supporting.” UP TO NEW DIRECTORS Ray appointed out that a reasonable admission charge at the fair this year would have more than wiped out the deficit incurred. Regarding the grand stand attractions, he recommended amateur perform-ances of some type. Other members of the recommendations committee were W. J. Fulwiler, O. E Radford. Tom K. Eplen, J. C< Hunter and Ernest Grissom. Application or rejection of the { recommendations, unanimously approved by the directors, will be made by directors of the 1939 fair. It is particularly for,*) election of the new directors that the business men are being invited to Tuesday s .meeting. Nominating committeemen appointed this morning were J. U Rhoades, (jhairman; M B. Hanlcs, Eplen, Walter Jarrett, Dub Wooten.1 C. M. Caldwell and D. G. Barrow. FDR Endorsed • By Texas AFL 1 • ® ® , BEAUMONT. Oct. 20 — (AP)—1The [ Texas State Federation of Labor today endorsed President Roosevelt for a third term "if no other leader is found to carry forward his program to that same high degree that has been exemplified in his administration ” Round-about endorsement of the president broke a precedent of the federation, which is dominated by American Federation of Labor unions in Texas. The federation waived some of its rules and regulations to endorse Roosevelt in the same hall In which Vice-President Garner was nominated by the state democratic convent^ a few weeks ago. A few minutes later the convention followed a suggestion of its resolution committee and did not concur in a resolution asking that group oppose United States senate confirmation of Gov. James V. All-red as a federal judge* The resolution opposed Allred’s confirmation on the grounds he was not a resident of .the district to which President Roosevelt has nominated him. The delegation from Houston, which is in the district the governor will serve as a federal jbdge after he completes his term as the states chief executive, asked the contention not to discuss the resolution and to toss it aside. There was no debate on the floor. ARREST WARRANTS YIELD 400 PER CENT PROFIT Taylor county, with an investment of a couple of arrest warrants, shamed the bankers today in payment of dividends. For a cold check left by a traveling man with an Abilene firm a year ago drew 400 per cent interest in justice court here this morn ings.    # Justice of “the Peace Theo Ash received, by mail, a check for $17.30: payment of a worthless $3.50 check and court costs of $14. And the warrants had never caught up with the traveler. BLOCKING TRIAL- Terror Rule Grips Prison Cisco Slayer ■ sake, I hope that he doesn’t. '    ,    4, lckes said the matter is still "in '    •    1    Michigan    auto the lap of the gods.” See COMMUNISTS, Pf. 13, Col. 8 JUDGE JUST A MAN-BOWS TO WOMAN S TEARS A woman s tears will melt the Rock of Gibraltar and they also have an effect on the heart of a corporation court judge. Yesterday a 30-year-old woman entered Judge E. M. Overshiner's law office and presented a traffic ticket for overparking. Judge Overshiner asked her to appear at 9 o’clock today in the court. She tearfully assured him that was impossible. The judge asked her excuse. "I was in a doctor’s office, and the doctor was looking at my baby,” she said, "and I just forgot it.” "That’s not much of an excuse since the baby was not critically ill,” said the judge. “I ll have to charge you a dollar to refresh your memory." “I ll have to go get it,” the Woman said as tears started to fill her eves. “I, I jiy»t don’t have it.” “All right,” said the judge, “where will you go to get it.” Then the tears did begin to How. The woman couldn’t speak. She tried to talk and couldn't. The Judge looked around uneasily, and finally muttered “You are excused.” The woman left without even a “thank you.” Pen King Bee Clyde Thompson Inspires Fellow Convicts' Fear CROCKETT, Oct. 20 —(UP) —Clyde Thompson, 27-year-old convict who once murdered two men ‘ 'just to see them kick” and who since has killed three more, ruled fellow prisoners at Eastham prison farm today in a reign of terror. One authority said today that Thompson had so cowed three eyewitnesses to bis latest killing that they have refused to testify against him, although their appearance before a grand jury had resulted in the "thrilf killer’s' indictment. TRIAL POSTPONED That condition reliably was believed to have motivated Dist. Atty. Tom Pickett toda;* when he pleaded successfully tc obtain indefinite postponement of Thompson's trial, which was to have begun here tomorrow. Judge Sam Holland of 3rd district court here granted the postponement. "The other 27 prisoners in the dormitory with Thompson at Camp No. I at Eastham say he paces the floor like a*’tiger and that they are deathly afraid of him.” said the same authority who advanced the charge. Clyd^ Thompson committed his first murders while only a bucktoothed Ijoy, barely 19 years old. Since then, prison officials have had constant trouble with him. Two of his killings have occurred behind prison bars. KILLED TWO NEAR CISCO Eight years ago, he killed Lucien and Leon Shook near Cisco. He was convicted of murdering Lucien and was sentenced to die In the Texas electric chair. ^This was reduced to life'?1 imprisonment and finally was commuted to 15 years. He was not tried for killing Leon Shook. While serving time at Retrieve farm, Thompson stabbed Everett Melvin a fellow convict, to death. He claimed a "frame-up" at his trial and that Melvin had made perverted advances, but he was sentenced to 99 years. This triaP occurred at Angleton bq/ore District Judge M. S. Munson and received, national attention because the Judge ordered three Houston nm* papers not to publish accounts of IL • The newspapers defied Judge Munsons orders and he held three editors and three reporters in contempt of court. Tint newspapermen took the* case to th« Texas,supreme court* which held “that the judge’s order violated constitutional rights of freedom of the*presa COPS CORRAL EARLY SPOOKS— KANSAS CITY. Mo.. Oct. 20.—(UP)—Police got a Up last night that two “tough looking * persons were preparing to bomb a cleaning plant. Officers were cauUoned to "be careful.” They found two small boys celebrating Halloween prematurely by wearing false faces and sneaking around the plant. Buses Loaned. I Monthly Gift To Band Boys Adjustor Provides Transportation for 'Selfish' Reasons Buses for the Abilene high school band to attend the San Angelo-Abilene football game Friday in San Angelo will be furnished by S M. Murrell, insurance adjustor. Murrell said this morning that he was furnishing the buses because of “selfishness.” “I attended the San Angelo vs. Abilene game last year and didn’t enjoy it as much I would have lf the band had been there,” Murrell said. "I was out of town, but arrived beck yesterday and found that the I band was having the same trouble this year as last. So I Just volunteered to furnish enough buses to transport the band.” Yesterday Band Director R. T. Bynum refused the offer of Elmer Huddleston who volunteered to furnish trucks for tee boys. Today Bynum said: “I though that it would be best to use more comfortable conveyances this time, but in the future I hope to be able to take advantage of Mr. Huddleston’s offer.” Appeal for private cars yesterday to transport the band members resulted in only one or two calls, Byron England, principal, said this morning. The cars will not be I needed now. French Arrest Own Police for Spying PARIS, Oct. 20— t/P)— A French police jirlve against a spy ring allegedly serving Italy today brought th«» arrest of one of its own Inspectors. Following the arrest last night of Adrian Grosso, Italian consular agent at Moutiers, by order of a military court. Police Inspector Jean Rakowsky was taken into custody in his own office at the Paris police headquarters. A police announcement said Rakowsky, 52, had confessed to furnishing confidential informatics to an Italian secret agent over a period of 18 months. To Milk Fund Donation Received As Benefit Show Tickets Pushed While Boosters club members were demonstrating selling methods before IOO high school students who are handling ticket sales for the October 27 milk fund benefit show, the Longhorn creamery told the fund’s secretary-treasurer it would give $10 monthly to the fund. “The weather is turning cold and the children are going to need milk more than ever,” said G. C. brock of the Longhorn company in filing the donation with Mrs. Edith C. Smith at Abilene high school. The high school boys and girls who are handling ticket sales have made no complete report of progress of the first two days of work, but several have reported disposing of one to two dozen tickets. The tickets are 50 cents for adults, 25 cents for students; except IOO special reserved seats offered by the Booster club at $2.50 each. Those wishing to help this fund for undernourished children by buying the special tickets are urged to call the Booster club offices at the Wooten hotel and place their orders. The show will be held in Fair Park auditorium. The program will include acts by performers selected from the top flight of the city’s talent in singing, dancing and other forms of entertainment. All expenses in connection with the show are being eared for by various firms and individuals, so that all money paid for tickets will be used to buy milk. Jail Breakers Still at Large Curtis Couch of Abilene and Merle (Red' Hill, who Tuesday night escaped from Sweetwater jail, and Truezell Coffee, who fled from the Aspermont jail the same night, were still at large today. A car believed to have been stolen by Couch and Hill In their dash for freedom was found abandoned yesterday morning seven miles west of Anson. The car later was identified by W. F. Clark of Winters who reported the car stolen Tuesday night from in front of the Roy Thompson residence in Sweetwater. Abilene officers have been on the alert since the two jail breaks, believing that eventually Couch will attempt to return to his home here. Packard May Pat * 12,000 to Work ® LOS ANGELES. Oct. 20.—(/F) -William Packer, general sales manager of the Packard Motor Car company, said today a force of 12 COO workers at the concern's plant In Detroit may be doubled within the next few weks. "We have recovered f -om the fall slump of 19(7,” he said. “Business rates about the same as when we hit the drop, but the trend is up instead of down.” Carried Coffin to Grave, Drops Dead COLUMBIA. Mo.. Oct. 20.—PP)—J. Matt Whitesides, 61, helped carry his uncle's coffin into the cemetery. The coffin was lowered into the ground. Whitesides gasped, collapsed and died of a heart attack. Ataturk Improves ISTANBUL. Turkey. Oct. 20 — 7 UP) •■—President Kemal Ataturk, fighting a serious illness, showed material improvement today for the first time since he was stricken Sunday. This morning s official bulletin said Ataturk had passed a better night and that his general condition had improved. President Favors New Oil Regulation HYDE PARK. Oct. 20— (UP)— President Roosevelt revealed today that he favored extension of oil production regulation to embrace regulation of refining. He made the disclosure in discussing the oil situation with Railroad Commissioner Ern°st O- Thompson of Texas, chairman of the six-state oil compact commission. Regulation of refining, as suggested by Roosevelt. would be handled by the six states which have permission of congress to regulate production. Fall Is General In West Texas; Skies to Clear Temperature Dips To 28 at Muleshoe, South Texas Cools Jack Frost, whose threat of freezing weather last night had West Texans literally running for cover, beat a slow retreat today after buffeting a cloud barricade. Another light frost was in prospect again tonight, however, the weather man said. The thermometer in Abilene sagged slowly in the early hours today to 44 degrees at 6 o’clock, and on an upgrade had risen to 60 shortly after noon. .13 INCH HERE Clouds and a sprinkle of rain through Central and West Texas prevented the season’s first frost occurring. A chilly shower starting in Abilene between 3 and 4 a. rn* lasted until about 6:30 o’clock. Precipitation here was measured at .13 inches. A forecast of slowing rising temperatures came with gradual dispersing of the cloud bank and assurance of sunshine this afternoon. The dispatcher of the West Texas utilities company here said the slight sprinkle was general through West Texas today, about the same amount as Abilene received. He said northern points reported the cloudy weather disappearing, the bank of moisture moving slowly southward. The early morning sprinkle brought total rainfall for the year to 30.63 inches, well above the precipitation of 16.17 inches at the same time last year, and above the normal fall of 21.67 inches. The norther which moved over Abilene last night swept on toward the Texas Gulf coast today, bringing relief from an unseasonable heat wave to such points as Corpus Christi where temperature* fell to 68. Muleshoe in the Panhandle got a sub-freezing blow which knocked the thermometer to a low of 28 today. Amarillo and Lubbock had 38, Dalhart 32, Big Spring 41. Sleet Reported At Talpa, Valera COLEMAN, Oct. 20—(Spl)—Coleman, Ballinger and Brownwood received showers early today with most Coleman county points reporting slow rains. Talpa and Valera reported a small amount of sleet. COLORADO. Oct. 20.-<Spl)-A slow rain amounting to .71 inch fell in Colorado during the ea~h- hours of Thursday morning. This b a the total October rainfall to 2.1? Inches. SNYDER, Oct .20.—Snyder and vicinity measured a .41 inch rain early this morning and last night, a drizzle beginning at 7:30 p. rn. yesterday. Other parts of Scurry county also received sprinkles, with Camp Springs and Pyron reporting See WEATHER, Pf. 13, Col. 7 Inspection Nips Big News Story Right in the Bud Stockman Buried BRAD a , Oct. 20.—(TP)—Jim Jennings. farmer and stockman of Fredonia, was buried in that community today. He died yesterday. JAPS PRESS CANTON HONGKONG. Oct. 20.—(AP) — Evading * major engagement by circling strong Chinese defenses, Japanese forces advanced t«>day to within 20 miles of Canton from the northeast, semi-official Japanese sources reported. They said another column had reached within about 50 miles of South China’s chief city from the east. In the past eight days, the rapidly advancing, mechanised invaders have covered about two-thirds of the distance to Canton from their coastal take-off points without formidable resistance. But there were mounting Indications now that the Chinese defense at last was asserting itself. Chinese troops left in the rear of the quick-mcving Japanese lines also were said to be menacing communications. Chinese officials at Canton canceled p'ans to leave the city. There was no sign of panic, although the raising of barricades and digging of trencher indicated street fighting was anticipated. *’*    *    .    ,« H B Wilhite, engineer at the West Texas chamber of commerce headquarters building—ti ie old federal building —probably nipped a disaster story in the bud yesterday. With the approach of cold weather, he began making a routine inspection of the boiler in the basement. He found, on one of the steam pipe connections, a thread of approximately one-eighth inch and corrodevl, the sole strand of support. Had the bailer been fired without careful inspection, there might have been a big boom. Wilhite was one of the men who recently received certificates in a safety instruction school held at the WTCC building by P. M. Hanahan, representative of the U 3 Bureau of Mines safety department. ;

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