Abilene Reporter News, November 3, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

November 03, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OWM HEWSPAPiR Abilene porter r "WITHOUT. OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKE'JCH WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. NO. 156. ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 3, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS BY OVERWHELMING VOTE IN COMMONS- Chamberlain Upheld On Italo Accord COLORADO C OF C LAUNCHES MOVE MEN! TO REAFFIX'CITY'TO TOWNS'TITLE COLORADO, Nov. 2 years of striving lo out- grow the "Colorado City" title which it bore as queen city of the early cattle domain of West Texas, the town of Colorado may voluntarily adopt that title In (he near future. A movement for such a change lias been launched by the Colorado chamber of com- merce. Joe Earnest and Harry Ratlllf are drawing up a peti- tion which will be circulated among the citizenship and then presented to the city council. If sufficient signatures are obtained, the council will call an election on the matter. Back In Ihe beginning the ad- dition of "city" to Colorado's name gave the young cattle town a distinct feeling ot pride. This feeling began to change about the time that false-front- ed store buildings started giv- ing way to structures which really had all the stories their fronts promised. For years Coloradoans re- sented the "city" on their town's name as actively as they had once taken pride In It, No one seems to know exactly why, but perhaps It had some connection with a' feeling lhat when a town had really grown to be a "city" It should be ac- cepted as such without having to call attention to the fact. Those who are pushing the movement for the change point out two advantages; First, Ihe name will fit It better with the title of the town's biggest annual event, the Colorado City Frontier second. It will do away with certain question which fur-away folks always ask when (old a certain person is "from the ques- tion being "What UNDER CEMENT FLOOR Bone Found In Search For Kidnap Victim Custodv Of Trio 'KEEP'EM IN THE AIR'BOYS'- GivenToN.Y. I0 COMPETE F OR NATIONAL TITLE TOMORROW Searchers Dig Into Floor For Body Of Fried NEW YORK, Nov. small bone buried under a cement floor patch and a machine gun were found by bl? factor in the 1933 answer police tonight in the furnace room of the Ukrainian club where G-men said a kidnap, killer gang crudely cremated a victim's body. GUN IK COMPARTMENT The gun was concealed In a sec- ret compartment which contained about. 15 holes, similar to those made by bullets. The bone was sent Immediately to a city laboratory lo determine whether It was a remnant of the body of Arthur Pried, 32, a White Plains, N. y., business man, who disappeared last Dec. 4. The dlscoi-ery of the gun ana also of a secret passage leading irom the furnace room came after federal agents turned over to the state three men In custody here. The oth- er alleged klrtnap-idller named bv J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI chief, is In Sing sing prison for parole viola- tion. The decision to dig into the floor was prompted by a city chemist's report lhat Ihe pafching was done after Frled's abduction for R de- manded ransom of A laboratory report said stains on a wooden frame of the coal chute at the front of Ihe building were made by human blood and plans were made to dismantle It THREE GRIU.ED Assltanl. District Attorney Jacob J. Rosenblum, who took charge when the G-men gave up the case for lack ot federal jurisdiction, con- tinued what he expected to be a night-long grilling of Demetrius Qula, William JacknLs and John Virga, those In custody here. Jacknls, meanwhile, was describ- ed by Benjamin Farbcr, Brooklyn coal dealer who was kidnaped last April nnd ransomed for as an erstwhll.; friend. parbcr expressed surprise that Jacknls was arrested for his abduction. The other victim of kidnaping was Miller. ID. whose well-to- do father paid for 'cas; last July In Brooklyn. Albany Robber Breaks Silence SAN FRANCISCO. Kov James C. Lucas, Albany. Texas bans robber and one of two Alca- traz convicts charged wtth bludgeon- ing lo death a guard in an escape try. has broken his three-months' silence and talked with his attor- neys, they -.eported today. Harold Faulkner, defense attor- ney, told of (lie conversation dur- ing recess In the third day of ef- forts to select' a jury to try Lucas and Rulus Franklin, another Alca- traz barfman. FDR At Hyde Park HYDE PARK. N. Y., Nov. Uoosevelt arrived at his home at 8 p. m. fC. S. T.) tonight fur an eight-day stay. SIOUX PALLS, S. D., Nov. years ago tilts fall threa farmers competed in an Iowa corn field to find an answer to the riddle profounded by a farm "How much corn can a good man husk In a given the N' Jmscn Iarm near here> anywhere from 30.000 (o cornhusklng fans will turn out to see 21 champion nusKers provide a new answer lo the same old riddle. Last year the answer (on a wet was 21.38 bushels In 80 mliv The weather, as usual, will be a 1? factor in the 1933 answer.- Into this national cornhusking alibis are out. A sliver trophy cup ind JIOO cash fs Ihe goal. Anyone doubting that cornhusk- ing Is a "sport" should note that only last September, sponsors rned William Hose of Kewanee, tlon's most grueling sports go 80 minutes of lightning-speed h.nd and foot -work to strip cars of corn from stalks and load them 1 7 inlo waons. ship sixteen days later. inlo wagons. STARTED BV WALLACE Training technique, and brawn the winner. The competition, started by now secretary of Ior a outweigh uck as the factors decld- calls for carefully executed rituals II south Dakota farmers have follow-' agriculture, caught the American love of clean, tough sportsmanship. Newspaper editors recognize it as ._.. sure-fire copy and. later, radio hopes that at least one l-ould be broadcasting companies lent their acceptable for "iwlVnp" l_ iL j the field to thrilling sound of slashing thumb- hooks and pounding of yellow cars against the wagon bans-boards. Those 80 minutes of husking take the best a man' can give.' There is no time out. no breathing spell, no sponge-sopping from the slart to (he finish guns. It's all bang, bang, bang. "Keep 'em in the air, boys." 'has become the cornhusking fan's cry. The huskcr who can keep two ears on the .way to the bang-board by stripping from 35 to 50 ears a minute without too many misses or win or place. He may even beat the record of 41.35 bushels net which Elmer Carlson Audubon. Iowa, made in HO ALIBIS ALLOWED The amount of clean corn in a wagon Is the basis for determining the winner. Snow, slush, sleet and Guards were then placed around the Jensen field to watch it day and night to frustrate souvenir hunters who might spoil Its stand. Thirteen hundred acres of park- ing accommodations for the thous- ands of automobiles expected were leased for the day. National Guardsmen along all roads leading to the field will try to spread the traffic so as to avoid bottleneck congestion. Rule Plans Big Armistice Fete" Three Days Of Entertainment On Celebration Slate IIULE. Nov. ed by the J. C. Hagcr post of the American Legion, a three-day Ar- mistice celebration is being plan- ned foi November 10. II and 12. Backers promise it will be the larg- est celebration ever held in Rule. More than persons were at- tracted to the first Armistice cele- bration last November 11. Opening Thursday morning with an old fiddler's contest, three days of entertainment are planned. The Hahn and Mitchell rodeo will give Dudle> Amusement company will have carnival altrjicuons rides on Ihe mid-way all three days. A pel parade will be held Novem- ber 11. with prizes offered to chil- dren showing pets. At 1 o'clock will be staged. A tola! of js at See RULE, fg. 8, 6 RESERVATIONS COME Hollywood And Entertainment On Tap For Travelers To H-SU-Loyola Game Thrills galore are promised Abl- lenians when the Reporter-News Cowboy special train to Los An- geles for the Hardin-Stmmclns un- fversity-Loyola football game pulls out of the railroad station Wed- nesday evening. November 16. In addition to the gridiron bat- tle between the Cowboys and the Lions, those on the train will make a tour of Hollywood and other spots of entertainment In and near Los Angeles. Arranged al a professional. This s crramplon- Rose de- cided not to sacrifice his amateur standing and withdrew his entry. Preparing for a national contest ed them, step by step, ever since they would be hosts this To begin with, four special fields were planted last spring -in the one competition. The fields were fertilized with super- phosphate to coax maximum'yteTdT" Each row was carefully cultivated to get the most from rainy days and to minimize damage during the hot. windy August days. Drouth blasted two of the fields. Sponsors held their breaths. A committee finally selected the Jes- sen site and gave the signal to go ahead with other preliminary prep- This year's cornhusklng contestants will be. gunning for lite 'record (41.25 bushels net sec oy Emer Carlson, above, In 1935. Each contestant win have guards near him to keep spectators out of his way. Ground has been allotcd to agri- cultural equipment dealers -where they their machinery features. makers and can display and educational Hunt Convict In Doctor's Death Kerrville Physician Found Fatally Shot In Automobile Off San Antonio Highway SAN ANTONIO, Nov. mysterious death of Dr. David H. Carson, si-year-old Kerrvillc physician found slain three miles from here today, spurred officers in a hunt tonight for a paroled Kansas convict. A wide-spread search lor the missing physician ended at dawn today when a milk truck driver found him dead in a car 150 yards off the KcrrviilE-San Santonio highway. A bullet had bren fired into his head above the eye and there were powder burns on his right hand and forehead. A pistol lay at htf feet. Sheriff Frank Moore of Kerr county said he had a suspect in mind Salvation Army Urges Support J'ajor If. G. James, head of the loca! Salvation Army, last night made an urgent appeal to the pub- lic for support of Ihe army's fi- nancial drr.-r, now in its second and described him as a former oatient at Legion hospital near Kcrrvlllc. The patient, he said, had been paroled from a Kansas orison, where he had served time for murder. Officers believed the physician had been kidnaped and slain. Yesterday Dr. Carson went to a bank accompanied by a sfranger. He borrowed SIOO. giving the money to his companion. They left together. -Mrs. Gladys Easley said she saw them enter a car and drive off. They were not seen again in Kerrville. San Antonio officers said the doctor may have been stain by a drug addict. His medicine kit was being examined to test this theory. Dr. Carson came to Kern-llle from McAlIen three years ago. He wax attached to ;tie Legion hospital and maintained a Kerrville office. cost, the tickets will cost tori Los Angeles and return. round (rip in coach: OS. Inter-1 mediate class; and first class fare. Reservations may be made at the Reporter-News, Frank Myers' drug store or with Gib Sandefer. grad- ual? manager of athletics at H-SU. Plans were still underway last night to raise funds to send Ihe H-su Cowboy band along with the squad. Jack Simmons, H-SU alum- nus, is In charge of the effort. About ten persons have already reservations for the trip to B'Spring Meet Last For AAA In Texas BIG SPRING. Nov. AAA endtd Its scries of cducationi! meetings in Texis a defense o! its prcsrsim here today. The twdfth meeting called to ex- plain the 1939 program was at- tended by farmers from 55 West Texas counties. Walter Randolph, assistant regional AAA administra- tor, said Ihe allotment plan was unsound and maintained (he AAA already was providing a price on domcstcallj'-con- sumed cotton. STUDIES UNIQUE RECORD OF DEATH His i prompted by the j that the Salvation Army j onVee" tsht'i may be forced io raise iis original J Austin and I. budget of lo care for what Yule Lights To Go Up Nov. 28 Silvered Tree Is Planned For Federal Lawn Christmas decorations will ap- pear on Abilene streets November 28. the chamber of commerce Christmas activities committee de- cided Wednesday. These will Include a 40-foot sil- vered tree on the federal taa-n, a criss-cross pattern of colored lights on downtown streets cedar trees on light standards and recommenda- tions for uniform building decora- tions on store fronb. Members assigned lo various sub- division ot the vrork were: To obtain big H. T. Thomp- son and Shellep Thompson; to ob- tain cedars for lamp posts J. E. GrUson and r. C. Campbell Jr.; to secure banris for the opening night Dub Woolen and Howard McMahon; to put street lights in condition Steve liams; to work Garden club on residential lighting-John B. Plan lo Place Pact In Force Gets Approval Eden, Laborite Lead Opposition In House Debate LONDON, Nov. Prime Minister Ueville Cham- berlain won an overwhelming victory tonight in the house of commons which approved by 345 votes to 138 his decision to bring April 16 Anglo- Italian friendship pact into operation. MUSSOLINI LANDED Before (he vole Chamberlain de- clared the Spanish war was "no longer a menace to the peace o[ and urged parliamentary approval of Immediate effective- ness of his accord with Premier Mussolini. Sharp opposition developed In the house of commons, however. Anthony Eden accused Italy of lacking good faith. Arthur Green- wood, laborlte, declared the price of the Angelo-Itallan agreement signed the day before last Eastf: 'is going to be paid by the people of Spain." Chamberlain frankly sought to justify the accord with Italy on the basts, among other things of Mus- solini's Intervention with Adolf Hit- ler to bring about the Munich con- ference In the darkest hour of the September Czechoslovak crisis. "By that action the peace of Europe was he said. The Anglo-Italian agreement was designed to be a comprehensive ad- justment of all conflicts of -Interest of the two powers In the Mediter- ranean, the Near East, Africa and Spain. Hungary Awarded MosfjOf Demands. VIENNA, Nov. German and Italian mediators re-mapped the world war-created boundaries of Czechoslovakia today, awarding Hungary the major portion of land and population she claimed. Official figures were lacking, but it was estimated Hungary' gained square miles with 860.000 In- habitants. Czechoslovakia already has lost Eudetenland to Adolf Hit- ler and the Teschen reslon to Po- land. In negotiations before Rome and Berlin were called to mediate Czechoslovakia had agreed to cede square miles without arbitra- tion but the rest of Hungary's original demands as high as square pul up to the totalitarian powers for decision. Foreign Ministers count Galeazzo Ctano of Italy and Joachim von Ribbentrop of Germany today gave Hungary a wide strip of territory including Uzhorod, capital o: autonomous Ruthenia, -and the only railway connecting Rulhenla with Slovakia. In the disputed region only Bratislava was left to the centra Prague government along with the city of Nllra in southwestern Slovakia. Czechoslovakia and Hungary agreed to accept the award as linal Occupation of the territory Is to be started Nov. 4 and completed Nov. 10. A Hungarian-Czechoslovak committee was provided to work ou the states of occupation. Dr.StephenH. Besley Is shown pointing to an unique cardio- graph, first ever made of a man's heart as.bullets pierced it. The line a! extreme left shows the even but rapid beats of John Deering's heart as he availed execution by fir-' ing the first nutter marks the Impact of the bul- lets; and the wild fluctuations the death struggle. (Aj- soclated Press Photo.) TO SETTLE DIG UP BARDS' ABBEY TOMBS LONDON, Nov. of the theory that Francis Bacon wrote the plays of William Shakespeare dug vainly Into dusty tombs In the poets' corner of'Westminster Abbey today In an attempt to prove their 170-year-old argument. Hours of intensive digging behind a big screen of canvas has. failed to reveal precious manuscripts that the leaders of the Ba- conian society had Vjelteved might support their theory if the7 could' be found In the tomb of Edmund Spenser. They jot permission la open the they conld find the argument that fellow potts, Ineladlnf Shakespeare but not including Bacon, dropped original manuscripts on the coffin when Spenser died In 1599. DtMO'verj of a Shakespeare manuscript might nlre the crpunent that hu fntrlfoed scholars. diggers found what they believed to be Spenser's coffin with the lid and sides smashed, apparently by the weight of a huire lead coffin on top of It. Officials found a few scattered bones on the grave hut so far have not collected enough to Identify the tomb as that of Spenser. Ihe Weather W. Davis. ABII.ENI: If eloody. VICIXITV: Thursday; n the Inttrior Thnr-rUy; frliiy part >lj. rolitrr In toath portion. 'Mltlnr la nnrthirlj- br al TF.X.IS: PaillT (Innny nnrth pot Horn In ACC Preparing" For Grid Game With Daniel Baker To Feature Program "Between and ex- students are being planned says Crutcher Scott, president of the A.C.C. ex-students 'association, as complete plans are announced for the homecoming slated Novem- ber II and 12. Early correspondence shows that many old students, who have not been In Abilene for several years, are to be here this year. This year's gojd record of .the A.C.C. Wildcat eleven is thought bj- the officials ot the college to be the cause of the much-Increased interest In this year's homecoming. Feature attraction of the two- day fete will be the pigskin tussle between the Daniel Baker eleven from Broivnwood and the Abilene Christian Wildcats here at 2 p. m. Saturday, the 12lh. With the fall of dusk Friday evening, the Illh. festivities on the campus will begin with, the tradi- tional burning of a sky-scraping bonfire built each year by the freshmen of the college from the trash of Abilene. Immediately fol- lowing this, the largest pep rally of the year will be held In SewelJ See ACC, Pf. Col. S Lorillard Plant Strike Cancelled MIDCLETOWN, O., Nov. CIO organizer Sam Sponseller an- nounced tonight members of the Pioneer Workers union had voted to call their month-old strike at the P. Lorillard Co. tobacco plant here at midnight. The vote was 577 to 1. he said. The announcement came as police wailed on the city's outskirts to escort to their quarters 500 Ohio nation.il guardsmen ordered here by Gov. Martin U Cavcy for. Ihe plant's scheduled reopening tomor- row. Relief InArea North Wind Sends Mercury On Drop Here A low lying bank of rain clouds edged its way toward Abilene last night bringing relief In form of slow falling showers to counties northwest of here. Cool winds from the norts about midnight, accompanied by dust, sent the thermometer' several de- grees lower. Weather off Mala airport weather bureau predicted the wind would be followed by a severe thunderstorm and then lighter showers later. Today's forecast Is for scattered showers cooler weather. An hour and. a half of rain it Snyder brought 'a fall of about one-half to three-fourths of an Inch. The moisture -apparently 'ex- tended over entire Scurry Hoby reported hard showers about 11 o'clock am! lighter ones follow- ing. Almost half an Inch was re- corded. At Anson a minor windstorm ac- companied a "nice shower." Rain was still falling close to midnight. Sweetwater reported almost half an Inch of rain with showers still falling Intermittently. AMARILLO. Nov. to moderate heavy rainfall covered a large area of the Panhandle to- night, with prospects good for con- tinued precipatlon. Husband Of Child Bride Is Arrested PRESTONSBtTRG. Ky., Nov. Tacfcett, 34. coal min- er husband of 10-yesr-old Rosie Columbus Tackelt, who scurried off wher. the law closed In on him for taking a child bride, tonight was In jail charged with her rape. Earlier In the day a sis-man hill country jury decided Rosle should go to an orphanage. TacJtett. who took Rosie to her father In John- son county nearby, was mesteii at Palntsvillc. looms as an abnormally heavy win- ter load. "In view of this unusually heavy load at this warm season ot f.he year, we Tear that our budget may hvc to be If Chr! load rises in pro-onion when winter Msjor Jarr.es explained. Manwhile. Tom Brown Ice. Rand "lated from the wit With Beauty Potions And SALLY SHOWS WHY SHE COULDN'T HAVE BITTEN CAMERA FAN man of the local board oj direc- tors in charge of the financial drive was unable to offset this none too bright prospect with an encourag- ing report on the campaign. "Not quite satis'actory1' In the way Brownlee described results of tlie funds drive lo date. He ex- pressed doubt that the campaign HOLLYSVOOD. Nov. 2 Well hidden from the jury ot nine elderly women and three un- ness stand today how she pursued J comfortable males by the high awign. lu Jl uy A wucnes would reach Its S3.000 Koa! by the brew of beautifying and a end of the week as originally plan ned at its present pace. two candid camera addicts up the aisle of a theater to retrieve pic- tures they had taken of her from an acute angle. She denied she committed assault and battery on the Drain and Ray sough! to prove it by a witches callus-snapping scene with her at- torney, Milton Golden. fence around the ]ury box. Sally related details of her two ostrich fan and re- vealed that she hanging 40 teet over the stage on the end of piano wires when she made up her mind to retrieve those Shown a while sweater worn by Miss Drain vhtch bore pink smears four inches the prosecution claims were Sally said she didn't have a mouth I like a gorilla, and set about prov- ing that she couldn't have bitten the complaining witness. For lip rouse she uses a semi- liquid of brilliant red. Thus, Sally claimed, if she had bitten Miss Drair. the srr.udjes on the sweater would hive oesn red rilher than pink. While .Sally was demonstrating. Prosecutor David Hoffman sat ai the counsel taKe attempting to match she paints tn Salij-'j pots with the smudges on the sweater. Eventually he gave up. Attorney Golden then doffed hii coat to demonstrate Sail? snapped at the gaiusses of sun- ford. Golden didn't have any sus- penders on. aut witji foresight he had some In his pocSet. Then, witii Salty clutching with her left, they 5tragjlet< atout the courtroom. Sally contended that she hid hoM on MLss Drain's sweater with her right, and thus couMn't have bitten her as they scurrtert up QIC aisle of the theater. ;