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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1938, Abilene, Texas                                WIST TEXAS CftVVlM MEWSMKR Abilene Reporter OR WITH OPPKNSKTO FRONDS OR FOESWE SKKJUH VOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS SATURDAY NOVEMBER PRICE FIVE CENTS IN GENERAL ELECTIONS TUESDAY Roosevelt Warns Against Weakening Of New Deal STEPS IN VAST REARMAMENT TO OPEN LONGUNUSED PLANTS AND SPEED WARSHIP BUILDING TO BOLSTER DEFENSE WASHINGTON 4 The magnitude of the United States effort to rearm swiftly In a troubled world was emphasized today with disclosures that tong unused arms plants are to be re opened and steps taken to cut down delays In construction of President at Hyde made known world war ordnance plant at South reopened and devoted to a secret and that the New Orleans navy yard would be used again after being Inoperative since These Roosevelt are part of a general program of utilizing government owned land and so far as possible In the rearmament prog Instead of buying private properly for Ihe This Roosevelt would mean a large saving for the Roosevelts remarks about dela in wa rshl p construction were of Intense Interest He said the government was striving to reduce the time that elapses be tween appropriation for warships and completion of A major reason for these he Ls the fact that designs have rapidly changed during the con struction of Roosevelt made these marks when asked about reports that the navy faced possi ble further delays because navy of ficials are split on matters of de EarJier In ihe the navy dis closed the transfer of two officers on its key board of inspection and but denied the transfer were any criticism the two men had made on ship The two officers are Rear Ad miral board presi who is to be transferee to the navys general board and Captain Joseph who has been or dered lo where an electrical plant Is turning out naval The ordnance plant South Charleston has been Idle for some 18 It wiH not be used for the manufacture of armor as in tended when H was but Roosevelt was unwilling to say what it would be used The New Orleans naval actually at nearby represents an investment carried on naval records at Mem bers of the Louisiana congressional delegation have suggested repeat edly It be used for torpedo produc tion or as a repair plant for such vessels as destroyers and sub FORESTALLING NATIONWIDE Major Railroads Cancel Order For Wage Slash Unintentional Radio THINGS HAPPEN FOR WELLES Unexpected In Career By JACK STINNETT AP Feature Service Writer NEW Just happen to Orson Sometimes the Boy Wonder of as he Mercury theater kingpin is has planned it lhat way but more oflen he He of plan to scare the pants off thousands of radio listeners and put himself on the front pages when he did that The War nf the Worlds But thats just what happened when he directed with the Mercury enacted the ether In travelling he remarked to a chance acquaintance lhal he had been With the Theater The acquaintance lurned out to be an actor from Dublins Gate Before Welles knew he was playing Important roles with the Gate and Abbey gelling top billing as a guest star from the Theater Two year Welles went to Katharine Cornell with a letter ot Introduction from Alexander Wooll Welles was signed on the spot for a 55week tour and roles In The Barrets of Wlm pole and Romeo and It wasnt chance lhat critics showered praise on Welles acting and direction in the WPA federal thcaler projects Dri But i If Welles had been aileto getfl nanclal backing for sonic of his own he probably wouldnt have been fooling with he government That success drew backing for Ihe Mercury The Mer curys fame last year couldnt be called but any Broadway producer will tell lhat lo ORSON turn out five consecutive you not only need a cenlus but a man with horsehoes In his pocket as well George Orson Welles seems to ne He authored It has sold nearly Four years ago Welles started radio He has played scores of roles at the best known of which Is the title role in born In May His mother was an Ives ot the prominent family his Dick ton vivant and world When Orson was his family moved t he made hisstage debut as Madame Butterflys un fortunate His only schooling was obtained at Todd Hi covered eight academic years In and paintec scenery and acted In more plays lhan you could shake a Jar of grease paint WONT ACCEPT 9POWER TREATY DENUNCIATIONHULL Secretary Indicates Nation Not To Abide By Japans Policy For China secretary of indi tated today the United States would not abide by Japans intention t link China and Manchoukuo logether politically and economl In a formal he also gave the world to understand in country would not accept any dcminclalion by Japan ot the nincpowe treaty guaranteeing Chinas Independence and tho open door of com mercial opportunities He served notice the United States stands on the existing Ireallc dealing with Japan and The American he is gov emed by the generally accepted principles of International He did not Indlcalc what action the United Stales would take and denied reports he was consulting other powers lo induce them lo de nounce Iheir commercial treaties wilh The fact that Hull twice men tioned China and Japan was Inter preted to mean even as he will refuse to concede Japan the right to make peace in China prejudicial to the ninepower so he will also refuse to recognize the rlsht of China to make a peace with Japan which would Injure Ihe rights of Ihc United Stales and other U Is thought possible the lime might come when tired of the might seek to make peace with It was pointed out here that Japan nor China has the by her own to gel rfa of the ninepower ExConvict Freed In Sailors Death MVJohn Wesley former Louisiana was fount Innocent tonight by a Jury whtch deliberated charges he hsd slain an unidentified Italian seaman The Jurors considered the case an hour and 55 Minister Facing Attack Charges of criminal assault and criminal assault upon Iwo youn farm girls were filed loday again the 33ycaro Baptist minister of The clergyman was jailed he and will be to Seeuin Mon opening day of the counts grand jury County Attorney Denver Per kins said Ekrut made a de tailed statement in connection with the cases Involving alleged assault Way Clear For Aid Roil Committee Meets Today To Work On Program he nations major railroads anceled an order for a 15 per ent wage cut for approximate employes today in hope their action would ex edite government VITHDRAWAL URGED The decision forestalled a strike t Ihe workers and cleared the way drafting to help the Withdrawal ot tlie pay reduction otice was recommended last Sat rday by President Roosevelts act Inding J president the Association of American and George halrmah of thf railway labor ex outivea conferred with Roosevelt They announcedthen he had to support a legislative irogram to aid the rail lines and iad expressed confidence an Infor mal committee ot representing abor and could pre ent one to the next Alluding to these ollcy Informed President Roose relt by telegram today rail pads are taking this action not be cause they agree with the conclu ions reached by the factfinding but because they recognize the gravity of the situation and be cause they hope that out of ft through coop rat ion of all sounder and more equitable transportation The associations legislative com mittee planned to meet In Wash ington tomorrow lo start work on a remedial lejislative Earlier in the pel ley men lioned a poinl program foster ed by the It included re vision of the Interstate commerce commlslons ratemaking procedure low rate government lion of reduced government freight repeal of the long and short haul rate law and new regulation of water Roosevelt Pleased At Rails Action HYDE PARK ident Roosevelt expreseo gratifica tion today at la announcemen railroads would cancel a pro posed 15 per cent wage and re Iterated the hopu a constructive railway rehabilitation program would be enacted at Ihe next ses slon of congress I Join with railroad managemen snd railroad employees In hoping that we can develop and pu through a constructive program o legislation at the next session o he saM SURGEONS REMOVE PIN FROM GIRLS THROAT Tvo Abilene surgeons played hide and go seek with an open safety pin the the esophagus ol a 17 year old SweetwaEer girl yesterday for two and a half Last night the Fairy Faye 1103 Hickory walked out of the with just i tinge of a sore Grubbs Inserted an esophogascope In the girls From the outside Donald McDonald directed movements through the flouro After many trials the pin was finally closed and then The girl said she was holding the pin in her mouth and ac cidentally swallowed POLICE FIND PART OF HUMAN JAW OFM3STATE FRONT Rain Aids Fire Fighters Forest Blazes Showers Check Major Fifes Three Qf States Rangers Investigate Death Of Physician SAN State rangers bcan an Invcstlga tion of the death of Da vid 61 who was shot t death In his car By The Associated Press Rain sweeping out of the west revived the spirits of a orce of more than men slrlv ng la stem the spread of forest ires in 13 Showers several large jlazes In Mississippi and western Heavy winds whisked a rain storm toward the menaced areas of the arid midwest Losses of more than were calculated in the broad territory be tween Missouri and the Atlantic seaboards and Michigan and the 3ulf before the sudden change in he weather spurred hopes the tide of battle was A promise or rain cheered fire fighters in West where state forester D B Griffin estimat ed one fourth of the state was dot ted by At least 60 out breaks were Many were out of Light precipitation was reported in western The major conflagrations In that state were in Harlan and Pike Some acres were Damage was placed at Six forest firer were reported in southern in Wash ington was out of control on a threemile Foresters filed the loss at A tornado wind toppled a radio tower at as a rain storm and volunteers reported they had a wood and prairie fire about under Henry Homer proclaimed a state of emgergency in prohibiting the kindling of fires in the timber Missing Boy And Transient Hunted South Texas officers were asked lo be on the lookout today for 13year old Coy ONeal nooney and a tran Police dug into the concrete floor of the basement of a New York fraternal hill and found part of a human jaw with several teeth still Inlact which they believe may have been from the body of Arthur young White Plains busi ness who was kidnaped held for ransom last Four men ar rested for this and other crimes were said by federal agents to have Associated Press ears Business Men May rend lo Aims President Asks Reelection For Governor By The Associated Press President Roosevelt warned he nation last night against any weakening of liberal fovernment in Tuesdays elections lest it check what he called a recent trend among jusiness men to accept new deal OTHER DEMOS ENDORSED Appealing In a fireside broad cast from his home at Hyde Ihe reelection of Gov ernor Herbert Lehman of New York and other the president said If there should be any weaken ing of the power of a ernment next It would resurrect false hopes on the part of some now beginning to change antiquated that If they can hold out a lltlle no adaplatlon to change will nec Endorsing Governor who once broke with the president over the administrations proposal to reorganize the supreme Roosevelt refrained from mention ing the governors republican op District Attorney Thomas He saicy the state could not afford to supplant seasoned leaders like Governor Lehman with no matter how who have yet to win their urs or prove what really now of where they really stand the fight for social The urged the reelection f Senator Robert and he election of Representative James New Yorks Junior Healso asked there1 lection of GbvernorFraflkMurpnr i Other developments leading to he congressional and stare elections uesday Included The republican national commll ee announced that three major arty addresses would be delivered It said former President toover broadcast from from 8 to 9 central standard over the Mutual network John atlonal republican rom from 9 to central standard over ie Red network of NBC and lepresenlattve Joseph chairman of the republican ongressional campaign Boston from lo 10 central standard over Mayor LaGuardia of New York said three ranking democratic eaders In the house of representa Ives were opposed to the reelection of John a target the Roosevelt administrations jrlmary Roosevelt told a press con erence that political coercion o WPA workers by either major party was wrong and that the ad ministration was making every ef sient described as about 25year The son cl a soldier at Fort lelt homr Officers said the mans descrip tion fitted that r a man who had lured children aaay and had used them to beg for upon an 11yearold girl and at 13ycsr tcmptel upon old Perkins said the alleged olftn scs occurred In Ek ruts statement salt the two girls hart visiico1 In the ministers Perkins The chsrgei were filed before Justice of the Peace Hart mann at was married at Stock dale March and went to Xlxon six clays later as pastor of the Nixon Baptist AGGREGATE Tulsa Oil Firm Pays Record Prices For West Texas Tracts In UT Land Auction rec ords lor University ot Texas oil land auctions trmbled here today when the Kewancc oil company of Tulsa paid to lease a acre a new high and the auction netted the sWte school the highest aggregate ever Kewanccs toppriced one of 40 h located on Ihe CraneEctor county Ihe south west quarter of spctlon block It was isted as tact 12 arnorij The Tulsacompany also paid the second highest amount for lease of a single trad with foi acres in the northeast quarter of seetlon block chief clerk In the Texas land offlci and representa tive of the said the previous reccrd for one lease was a S71000 bonus for an Ector county tract pjid by the Shell Pe troleum companv He said the hlgh ist aggregate ever brought In bv one auction previously was Northrup of San Angelo was the heaviest paying 000 for riht at rnmnarcd to Kcwanees for In Ship Blast German Consul Calls Explosion Criminal Assault cial opinion concerning an explo sion which ripped a gaping hole in the German steamer Vancouver here appeared tonight lo lean to ward the theory It was caused by an external District Attorney Earl Warren saJ so far he had uncovered no evidence to indicate an offense has txen committed1 but Baron Man fred con German consul San termed the blast t criminal assault In a public car No formal statement tould be obtained from the cargo underwrit ers but their investigators were re ported to have expressed the opin ion the explosion was not acciden tal and did not take place In the engine room or boiler The which was swung In to the Oakland estuary shore after the explosion continued to settle despite constant operation of Five crewmen were in none of the eight piWMsers was Heavy Bond Set In Kidnap Cases Four Prisoners Plead Innocent To Indictments NEW members of an alleged crime syn dtcate facing possible death sen pleaded innocent today t three kidnaping indictments ac cuslng them of a series of abduc lions in which they allcsedly di manded a lotal ol ramoi and killed Arthur youn White N business man Assistant District Attorney Jaco Rosenblum said the prisone confessed they took Fried from h home last 1 held him captti In he basement or the Ukrafnla hall on the lowei east him and cremated his body In The pontUy for conviction In th Pried case would be death in if ilectrlc chair or 20 years to life The four men were named i William 27 Demetrii 30 John and Jc seph Stephen a Sin Sing Quakes Reported Earth tremors were reported afternoon In a larRc section of rouJh central South Dakota find north central a ragged doll and a stick of chocolate candy brought smiles to Wyearold Rosle Columbus child alter a judge her to a private home to be Sie feeen taken ana a Associated Press tort to prevent WPA officials In Washington dis See 8 The Weather VICIMTV colitrr EAST TKXA3 Fair wartwr filar Sunday cotJfr In the inutheilj uinils on tbr WKST Valr coofr In he Panhandle br Sunrtity partly 9 and in n Garrett Urges Better Defense Congressman Is Main Speaker At Officers Dinner A vigorous sami for stronger ra tional defenses was voiced Goaf gressman Clyde Garrett of East land In an address before theAbi lene chapter of reserve officers the Woolen hotel last Garrett was principal speaker at a dinner attended by local nserra army National Guard lead naval reserve officers and viilt ing army Declaring that Americas vast re sources are now becoming toe prey or unscrupulous Garrett asserted that the United States must be strong enough that an In vader would think twice about We need a two ocean strong I enough to hold up an Invader until an armycould be massed for tho protection of Uiat he We need mobile coast defense units and many forts which dominate sectors of the coast until an army can be We need a strong enough regular army that It can meat the first shock of such an Invasion and have the reserves In officers and trained men to keep Ihe supply of flowing until the Invader Is beaten TO REALTIES Granting thst American people crave peace and seek good will of the nalions of the Garrett countered that in cur striving for peace by every honorable means are are not so foolish as to close our eyes to present day The congressman pointed out that only last year a Russian air ship1 landed unannounced In See 7 FORGOTTEN BY Taylor County To Spend To Hold Poll Tuesday Ballots Printed Tennessee Utility Sells Out For TVA The West Tennessee Power Light agreed loday to sell for 000 Its elecirlc facilities servtns 22 communities and municipalities seeking TVA Taylor county will spend JSOO or more Tuesday tc hoW an election that most folks had forgotten was coming In theory It h the most Impor tant election of Ihe gen eral Pitted will be repre sentatives of several political par Since Texas has only one party of voters have dropped Ihe habit of going to the polls on general election taking It for granted that th democratic nomi nees will be Taylor county has had printed each being almost the she of a newspaper It Is doubtful that more will ce Supplies tor the election are costing the county noirty Then there will bjudses and their lo hlrt for each of 31 voiinj Polls will be open from 8 until 7 m as the case ot dem ocratic primaries Whos running for office theres a democratic candidate lor everything from sovfrnor to con si There are commu nist and republican candidates for most of the stile   

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