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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OWM NEWSPAPER VOL LVII I, NO.'162. Abilene Reporter- OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 9, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS LEHMAN BEATS DEWEY; GOP'S MAKE GAIN Huge Armistice Parade Planned Address By John Lee Smith Will Be Carried Through. Downtown Section Plans for the gigantic Armistice Day parade, sponsored by Parramore post o! the American Legion, were completed yesterday afternoon at a meeting of the parade committee at (he chamber of commerce offices Ruck Slblcy. general chairman of the day's celebration, presided. The mammoth parade, with be- tween 75 and 100 separate organ- izations of Abilene, Taylor county and San Angelo participating, will form on Oak street between South First and South Fifth at Fri- day morning. Promptly at Hon. John Lee Smith ol Throckmor- ton will deliver the Armistice Day address, his message to be carried by a loud spe.iker system throughout the downtown business district, both north and south of the Texas and Pacific, railroad. Smith's address will close exactly at 11 o'clock, after which one minute of silence and prayer will be ob- served. Following this, laps will be lilayed and Ihe parade will start wending Its way down Oak street to South Fifth, west to Chestnut, north to North Fifth on Pine, west to Cypress and south to dismissal at the T. A: p. passenger station on North Plrst. The parade v.'lll inaugurate a busy day for Abllentans, especially ex-service men. At noon Friday Par- ramore post of the legion will be host to all ex-service men of the county and their families at ft bar- becue to be given at the Taylor County Veterans clubhouse on South llth. FOOTBALL FEATURE 1 At Friday afternoon the chief attraction will be the San Angelo- Abllcne high school football game at Eagle stadium. Concluding the day's gridiron menu will be a clash at Hardln-Simmons university stadium between the negro teams of Abilene and Brownwood. Featuring the nfght entertaln- See AUMISTICE. PS. 12, Col. 4 fexans Elect ielBan Oath On Duels Demo Nominee Polls In Light Voting By The Associated Press. Texas voters. In sparing num- bers, elected W. Lee O'Danlel gov- ernor yesterday and agreed to let a citizen hold office without swear- ng he had not participated In a Kentucky Election Tabulators Refuse To Take Pay Cut, Block Vote Counting BEDFORD, Ky., Nov. county's vole counting In eleven precincts was blocked tonight by a sit-down strike over tabu- lators' pay. The tabulators refused to work for 25.cents an hour, the rate recently set by the fiscal court In an economy move reducing the pay from a flat for the job. Election commissioners refused to unlock the ballot boxes claim- ing the fiscal court failed to' notify them of the pay cut. California-Bound In PLANS FOR WEST TEXAS GRID PARTY MOVE INTO HIGH GEAR Just a week from today, the West Texas party bound for Los Angel ES and the Hardln-Simmons Cowboys' game with the Loyola depart for Ihe west coast invasion, and from now on trip plans arc expected to be In high Bear. Jack Simmons, H-SU alumnus directing a movement to send the school's Cowboy band on the trip, to add color to the descent on the City of Pageantry, said last night he already has "several hundred dollars" In sight, and more coming in dally to underwrite the needed expenses for this enterprise. "Before we get through we may have funds enough to help send a representation from -the Cowgirls said Simmons, who Is receiv- ing many offers of financial help. Meanwhile, from Los Angeles it- self, came assurances of a typical "Tc.vas welcome" awaiting the Abi- lene trippers, from Abilene Chris- tian college's colony of former fac- ulty members and students, now as- sociated with George Pepperdine college in Los Angeles. H-SU alumni on the coast, loo are preparing a welcome for the visitors, with a breakfast scheduled for the arrival morning, at the Ho- tel Hayward, Cowboy headquarters for the stay In Los Angeles. G. B. Sandeter, H-SU graduate manager, In Dallas Tuesday, was expected to make further arrange- ments for the prospective movie See SFECIAL. Pg. n, Col 4. Cotton Forecast Reduced Board Estimate Tor Crop Set At Bales WASHINGTON, Nov. The federal reporting board reduced Its last previous estimate of this year's cotton crop by bales today, but agriculture depart- ment officials said the total sup- ply for the cintent season still would be more than twice the amount consumer last year. The board estimated this year's crop at bales. Coupled with tills forecast, however, was an estimate that there were bales on hand when the season opened Aug. 1. This would rnaKe the supply W.OOD figure approaching the 1932 record supply of bales. The board's forecast for this crop compared with last year's rec- ord praduction of 18.S46.000 bales. The Indicated yield per acre was 219.1 pounds compared with 266.9 in 1337. Veteran Conductor Of TOP Succumbs MARSHALL, Nov. W, J. Inkman, 78-year-old veteran con- ductor on the Fort Worlh-BIg Spring run of the Texas and Pa- clltc. railroad, died here last night. Born in Mauch Chunk, Pa.. Ink- man came to Texas many years ago. H> was on the retired list. He fell and broke his hip several weeks ago at Fort, Worth. Atoturk is Worse ISTANBUL, Turkey, Nov. quarters today satd Presfdent Kamal AtatUTk of Tur- key had taken a sudden turn for (he wrts5 Bt 5.35 p. m. (10 n. m.. C.S.T.) today and that h'.r, illness was regarded as "serious'." Jews Blamed In Reich's Collapse Wilson 'Apostle Of National Hitler Declares MUNICH. Nov. lor Adolf Hitler. In a 73-mlnute speech on the 15th anniversary o his bloodily repulscf1 Munich bee: cellar putsch, tonight bitterly Warn ed Jews for Germany's collapse a the end of the
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