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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               WIST TEXAS' OWM HEWSMPER VOL. 15) Lead-See Page 2 Doctors From Gather Today Medical Society Devotes Session To Tuberculosis Physicians from eight counties will converge on Abilene this mora- tng for the twelfth annual con vention of the West Tevas Medi cal Society. Dr. W. V. Ramsey, Abilene, president of the society preside tor the all-day meet- Ing to be held at the Woolen hotel Dr. Ramsey last night forecast a large attendance. Tie society comprises Taylor, Jones, Callahan, Mitchell, Fisher, Nolan, scurry Howard counties. Practically the entire program will be given over to addreuei ind discussions of tuberculosis. Seven of the ten speakers listed on the staff of the state tuberculosis sanatorium at Carlsbad, Tex. REGISTRATIOX AT The program will open at S o'clock with registration. First speaker will be Dr. F. E. Hudson of Stamford who will talk on "Socialized Medicine." Other speakers and their sub- will be: "Summary of the Tuberculosis Problem in Taylor County by Dr. Erie D. Sellers, at o'clock; address by Dr. J. B. McKnlght, superintendent of the state san- atorium at Carlsbad, 10 o'clock- "Childhood Dr. David McCullough, state sanatorium, by Dr. John Chapman, state sanatorium "Undulant by Dr. M. L. fitephenson, state sanatorium, li-so- lunch at the Wooten from to For the afternoon, "Effusion and by Dr. H. M. Anderson, state sanatorium, 3; "Pulmonary Dr. H.' R. Hasklns, itate sanatorium, "Modem Treat- ment of Dr. R, 8. Norrls. state sanatorium, 3; "Sur- gical Collapse and Pulmonary Tu- Dr. C. a. Carter o! Dallas. BRIDGE DIVERSION Bridge games beginning tt 3 o'clock at the Abilene club will pro- vide diversion for wives of the physicians. Dinner will be served the Abilene club dining room at Members of will be guests of Gib Sandefer, busi- ness manager of Hardin-Slinmeas university for the H-SU vs. East Texas Teachers college football game at field >t IN VAST EXPANSION PROGRAM- no jj ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, OCToiER29, 1938.-TEN y PR ICE FIVE CENTS FACING TRIAL IN GUARD'S FEAR, NOT INSANITY, BLAMED IN 'ROCK' PRISONER'S SILENCE RAM TO SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. the strength ot a psy- chiatrist's testimony that fear, and not Insanity, had frozen the lips of James C. Lucas, Al- catraz prisoner, Federal Judge Harold Louderback ruled late to- day the convict must go to trial Monday for murder ol a guard In a vain escape attempt last May 23. Lucas sat staring blankly at the floor, nervously rubbing his hands, as Dr. Joseph Cation psychiatrist, told the court he found evidence the prisoner was "malingering." Catton did not specify In his testimony whether the fear which had Lucas In Its grip was merely the natural dread of conviction and or frlgtft over disciplinary measures at the prison following the escape attempt and the slaying of Guard R. C. dine. "I believe he can talk wishes said Dr. Catton. Court-appointed attorneys for ALLEGEDLY SHIPPED TO CHINESE- Lucas and his fellow defendant, Rufus Franklin, 24, tried to get a postponement of the trial on the basis of Insanity. Attorney Harold Faulkner said his client had spoken no word to him since August 4, and he could not prepare his case. Dr. Catton described tests he had made with a burning clgaret butt and a pin on the conviit. He said the man remained stoically still when burned and priclced, except when he didn't know the "tests" were coming Then there was a "marked re- action." Questioned by Faulkner, Dr. Catton said it was quite possible Lucas was actually unable to talk because of fear. Paulkner'n cross-examination Of Dr. Catton hinted he would attempt to show mistreatment of the prisoner, and a disciplin- ary regime at Alctraz so jtrict that many minds crack under it. Lucas was convicted of rob- Inb i bank at Albany, Texas. Billions Expenditure To Double Annual Capital Outlay TOPSY-TURVY TO HIM PRESIDENT AND CARDINAL WATCH NAVY DAY PROGRAM Gold Rush 'Phone Directories BOSTON. Oct. go'.j rush was on a heap of discarded telephone directories. The claim was 'staked by Joseph V. Harklns when he learned that In one of the thousands of directories was a wad of in all he had brought home late Saturday nighi. The telephone .company around Monday morning to collect old books in exchange for a issue. Out went the Harklns' book, and a, little later, up went Harklns' blood pressure, Storm Hits Coast WASHINGTON, Oct. northeast storm rolled in ori the middle Atlantic seaboard tonight pushing tides above their normal high water line at some spois. Fresh from speech In which: i he blazed the trail fened foreign policy and de- cried "peace by President Roosevelt "viewed'toeNavy day program at the Washington navy yard from the deck of the presJdenUU yacht, Potomac, The Wealher Milk Provided Month And Half Revue And Bottle Collections Hike Fund To Final repo-t of receipts from the Boosters milk fund benefit rev- ue showed last night that a ma- jority of Abilene's undernourished school children would hare milk to drink for a month and a half. Newell Thompson, chairman of the Boosters milk fund committees, said revenue from the revue added (o collections from the milk fund bottles totaled S6W.30. Estimated expenses of the mtllt fund are MOO month. The entire amount has been placed In a separate banlt account and may be drawn on any time by Mrs. Edith C. Smith, secretary H4 shown turn Cardinal Mundeleln (center) Col. Edwin, M. Watson, the presi- dent's aide. (Associated Press Arms France Denies Chinese Trade May Ask U. S. To Recognize Changed China TOKYO, Oct. pro- tested today to Prance against al- leged shipment ot arms a China and warned at possible conse- quences unless toe traffic was pro- hibited (In Paris, the foreign office de- Wed there was eny such and expressed surprise traffic Japan rse apan should protest again after repre- In the year In which she "was unable to substan- tiate lier A foreign office spokesman at the same time aid the govemmwt reply soon to the Unttai States note of Oct. 6 insisting upon maintaining the open door to of the milk fund said last night that SO children had been receiving quarts of milk daily during the past month. With the addition of the Bosters gift to ii.e fund a number of children's names will be added 10 the distribution list 5306 FROM SHOW Of the grand total donated by tuia, uulmlVU DV e Boosters. came from the benefit revue Thursday nisht and came from the milk fund bottles distributed throughout the Committee No. 9 of the Boosters chalrmanned by Bill Ready, lead the other 18 committees in collections Their total was Largest amount obtained from bottles in any one business house See MILK FUND, Ff. 4, Cr.l 7 POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS URGED TO OPPOSE OIL TAX INCREASES Gregg Judge-Elect Declares County Levy Officiafs Face Grave Situation Elect M' K' B'wood Papers Change Hands BROWNWOOD. Oct. Brownwood Bulletin, after- government face a serious situation.-" The speaker said he could not emphasize too strongly that local tax authorities In Texas should con---------------- sider the outlook and weigh the effects of a constantly rising load of state and federal taxes on the industry. "Tar he said, "in Gregg county, the oil Industry paid slate and federal taxes last year while our local subdivi- sions of government collected This shows the state and federal government taking three fourths of the annual taxes paid by our industry.'' The young Icrinor legislator fol- lowed Dr. Gus W. Dyer of Nash- ville, Tenn., caustic critic ot the New Deal to the speakers' plat- form. Dr. Dyer, professor of economics at Vanderbllt university, likened the Roosevelt administration to "a on a drunken spree." 'The government has financed his depression." he said "and their remedy is to keep everybody the The newspaper Asahl predicted tftat the government would titempt to induce the Unittd States gov- ernment correctly tc> recognize the 5ar.Eastern situation" which, it said, had modified Power pact system. The foreign office Jgretd the nine-powr pact "must be modified" and admitted there Hke y would be many changes af- fecting foreign settlements and con- fessions and previous foreign priv- (Dnder .fhe nine-power pact of Ab 6, ISM. the United States Belgium, the British Empire. China Prance. Italy. the Nether- lands and Portugal agreed, among other tolngs, to use their influence lor establishing and maintaining principle of equal opportunity the commerce and industry of all nations In China (They also atrreed to refrain from advantage of conditions in in order to seek special rights which would abridge the rights of foreigners) A foreign office statement said Yotaro Sugimura. Japanese ambas- sador to Parts, had protested against alleged arms traffic with a halted Kherwtse- "Japan might be com- pelied In self defense to take such measures as she deems necessary." was interpreted as meaning possible Japanese occupation of point Hainan island belongs to china "t by a treaty of 1907 China rec- ognized special French Interests Washington Is Left Guessing At New Deal Friendliness WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (AP) Amid a display friendliness which left the capital guessing, the Roosevelt administration and 14 large utilities announced today a far-reaching program to strengthen national defense and stimulate industry by ex- panding private pawer facili- ties. Utilities executive- pledged them- selves to place immediate orders ior equipment to add some 000 horsepower to existing generat- ing capacity. They estimated the "first alone, of the expansion program would mean an outlay of in the next two yc-ars. This, they jaia. would double re- cent annual rate of capita! expen- ditures by the industry. The government's share In the undertaking will be to extend aid where needed in refinancing se- curities through the Reconstruc- tion rvT'orailon, Whether this cooperation might lead to a truce in the struggle the administration and tcme utilities' have waged not stated. Ques- tions whether the development In- dicated better feeling were waved aside by Floyd U Carlisle, a util- ities leader who participated In to day's announcement. Some utilities men Indicated they the program would to be as far reaching u pictured. An adjxUmstzaUoii power-' 'survey group stressed, that the primary ot- to increase facilities of manufacturing center: which in war tune would be called on a heavy output of munittocj. Louis Johnson, assistant secretary of tar and chairman of: the admin- istration survey group, ?rpphasizeti the new construction represented merely the first stage of a'vaster expansion program ?nd expressed confidence other utilities would co- operate. The following were listed the principal areas affected: Baltimore-Washington. Birming- ham, Boston, Bridgeport, Buffalo- Niagara Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, New York Phil- adelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, St Louis and Schentctady. "It Is understood that for war, or other emergency purposes, the gov- ernment shall have first call upon the facilities of the Industry, .bbth public and said the formal announcement. Richard Kenealy, 8-year-old Chicago boy, here demonstrates now he reads upside down and backward, with the aid of a mirror. Richard also sets mov- ing objects in in Inverted posi- tion, but stat.'rmary he normally. (Associated Pna m money holds out" >ong the FIRST OPERATED BY BIRTH CONTROL CLINICS REPORTED SUCCESS KANSAS ntTV ._. KANSAS CITY. Mo, Oct. -A North Carolina health officer today reported success In the work in of the first state-operated birth :ofitrol clinics in the United states paper delivered before the session of the American Health a.vodatlon'3 meet- re. Dr. Roy Norton of the stalc tord ot n said there are 56 birth con- clinics U EO or the state's under control of the 1 of health. Advice of birth to aid mothers in having children as well as to space thrm according ID eco- nomic status of (he family-has been given lo l.Ho wives In 18 months, he said. All clinics nere set up under auspices of low; medical societies and health officers. Dr. Norton ro The movement came as the re- t 
                            

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