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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               WEST TEXAS' 9WM NEWSPAPER VOLLVIII. NO. 163. "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOILS WE SKli'KJH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT (MUM tna tVTt ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 10, 1938. EIGHTEEN PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS" HOW THE U. S. VOTED IN SENATE, GOVERNOR RACES PRICE FIVE CENTS AS ISSUES FOR NEXT CONGRESS- Elections Mark Farm Problem, Pensions WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. James P. POM nf TAihn _____ WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. Politicians, reading between the lines of the election returns, found signs today the farm problem and old age pensions would be two of the paramount Issues in the new congress. Most observers believed the re- surgence of republican strength In the agrlculiural midwest was due In part to farmer dissatisfaction with crop prices. Before the election, Secretary of Agriculture Wallace had put his program directly at Issue In Kan- sas by telling farmers there a vote against Senator George McGill. seeking re-election, would be a vote against the agricultural adjustment administration. McGHI's defeat removes from congress the second of the two democratic senators whose names were on the present crop law as Its sponsors. The other, Senator Jamej p. pope of Idaho, (ailed to win renomlnatlon. Already some farmer groups were agitating for enactment of the so- called domestic allotment plan. This call! for elimination of re- strictions on production and a guaranteed price for that portion of the crop consumed In this coun- try. Any surplus would be disposed of abroad, if possible, at whatever price It would bring. Wallace has criticized this us "exporting the fertility" of the na- tion's soil. He has proposed in- stead a two-price domestic system under which the go ernment would endeavor U> Increase consumption at home by malting farm products available to low-lcome families at prices belov the general market. Wallace has Indicated, too, he favors enactment of processing taxes to bring In revenue for larger benefit payments. Advocacy of liberal old pen- sions appeared lo be one of the vote-getting factors In many races. Although the California proposal for "MO-Every Thursday" to the unemployed over 50 was defeated, there was a heavy vote for It. Sheridan Downey, supporter of the program, won election to the senate on the democratic- ticket and Culbert Olson, democratic nominee who had premised to give It a "fair trial" it it was approved in the referendum, was elected governor. Across the continent, Levered Saltonstall, who captured Uie gov- ernorship of Massachusetts for republicans, had the backing of Townsend organization. In Colorado, the voters approved continuance of monthly pen- sions for the aged. DEWEY STILL HIGH ON GOP PRESIDENTIAL LIST AGAINST NEW YORK, CALIFORNIA DEFEATS- WASHINGTON, Nov. political observ- ers kept the name of Thomas E. Dewey high on their Mat of republican presidential prospects tonight, though he did lose In the New York gubernatorial elec- tion. prdlnarlly when a political new-comer meets defeat In a major election. It means his elimination from such considera- tion until he has demonstrated his vote- getting powers comeback. But Dewey, many thought, might prove an exception. For, In defeat, he proved himself an aggressive campaigner and a vote getter such as the repub- licans of New York have not seen In many a lean year. Leh- man Just managed to squeeze In. James A. Parley, chairman at the democratic national commit- tee, sussested today that Senator Arthur Vandennerg. Michigan republican, was the "man to de- feat." GOP Victories FireJPgrty's Hope For 1940 REAL WELCOME DELEGATION OF HSU EXES TO MEET SPECIAL IN LOS ANGELES The Hardln-Hlmmons Cowboys and fans Is still Cowboy band are due something very impressive Jr. the way of a welcome when they arrive in Los Angeles Friday or next week tor the Cowbojs' footba'l clash with the Lions. A message last nljht to The Reporter-News left no doubt about' the type of welcome awaiting the West Texas delBe.tion. It also left no doubU-lf there ever was that you can take an old boy out of West Texas but you can't wean him off of loyalty to anything that comes of Welt ly anything like the fcotball team representing his alma mater. The special train bearing the Cowboy squad and coaches, and supporters will Itsvc here Wednes- day evening of next week. Efforts are being made by Jack Simmons HSU alumnus, to raise a fund to send the Cowbuy and, perhaps, the Cowgirls, colorful cheering organi- zation. Basic farts for the round-trip (with 21-day privilege on the tick- ets If lesired) are: coach, taterrrwdlate class, first class, Reservations may be made at the Reporter-News office, at Frank Myers Drug store or at the office -it G. B. Sandefer, manager of athletics at Hardln-SImmons. Below Is a message that should See SPECIAL, ti. 10, Col. 4 WITH INDUSTRIAL GAINS- Demo Reversals Boom Market NAZI ASSASSIN Herschel Gr.TOszpan 11-year-old Polish Jewish.re'tu- BCC Irom Germany, falally shot Ernst Von Rmh, secretary of the German embassy In Paris. The voulh said he wanled to avenje Polish Jews driven out of Germany Von Rath died Wednesday. (Associated Press Nazi Spy Trial Defense Opens NEW YORK, Nov. defense in the government's espion- age trial opened today with the charge Pretty Johanna Hofmann. German hairdresser, was the victim of frameup by Leon G. Turrou, former G-man. George C. Dix. counsel for Miss Hofmann. based his contention on a depositor lake from Dr. Ignatz T. Griebl, one of IS persons accused of selling U. S. army and navy se- crets to Ihe government. Griebl Is among 14 indicted fugitives and Is living In Germany. Turrow. Bccor.inc io Ihe deposi- tion read to the jury, "coached" Griebl and promised to get him a Job. possibly with (he G-men, If he "cooperated'' In elving testimony agal.isl Miss Hofmann and the otnn two defendants in Hermann Voes. airplane mechanic, and Erich Glascr, former private a( Mitchell field. saw Gr'.ch! hi; state- ment In Berlin in '.he presence of Assistant U. S.-AUorneys Lester C Dunlgan and John W Purke Jr Suicide Verdict HOUSTON, Nov. ver- dict ol sulcictc was given by Justice of Ihe Peace C tonight In the deal) ot Lloyd R, Cavin, 44. found shot at the Cavin farm home five miles cast of Humble taliy. Leading Issues Jump41 To Shares Change Hands In Wave Of Buying NEW YORK, Nov. stock market had its biggest day in a. year and more today. HIGHS FOR YEAR Combined with the industrial and business gains of, recent weeks, the New Deal reversals In Tuesday's elections were followed by the heaviest buying of slocks Wall Street has known in many months and leading Issues advanced lo around a share, many of them to new high levels for the 1938 re- covery movement. The rally began immediately up- on the opening of trading. Blocks of 5.000 to 8.000 shares changed hands In a few minutes. Demands for stocks was heavy. The rally was extended in later trading as the returns from the nation's polls lold of the Increasing strength of the republicans In the new con- gress. Prices closed at their high for trte day. There were shares turn- ed over, the heaviest volume for any day since October 21. 1937. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks advanced SUO to the highest level since October 4. 1931. Around 200 Issues made new highs for the year. All groups shared in the gains as "The Street'1 interpreted the re- turns as a factor for more con- servative administration policies toward business and Industry. Feeling the fullest effect of the rally were such large Industrials as du Pont up S4 at Bethlehem Steel up at S75.25, U. S. Steel up S3.31H nt SS9.50. chrys'er. up at and Owens-Illinois, up at Tydinqs Endorsed BALTIMOHE. Nov. ator Millard E Tydings was en- dorsed tonight for "president In oy the Assodaled Democra- tic clubs of Baltimore, The Weather .IRII.KNR mid VIFIMTV: rnttr. KAST TrXAS: F.lr ,r.d an ,haAr, in M. in .orthT.r.1 iwifon. Jlodrr.lr In nrlh portio crtd.r in ll-r r.nh .VK1V MEXICO I Dionne Quints Mistake Anesthetic Mask For Plaything As Tonsils Are Removed CALLAHDER, Ont., Nov. Dionne an acetic mask for7 pl and had their tonsils an ,-Mfc C' H' of anesthetist who has a way with children, permitted each of the little sisters to play with the mask Were by Dr. D. KWIsbart, a- Toronto specialist, while Papa and Mama Dionne waited against the con- ln C35C of hemorrhage6 parents' new afose to be of the proper type, but the contingency 93 BRING AVERAGE PRICE OF 1132 IN SNYDER SALE Rotan Breeder Tops Winston Auction With Bid Of For Jr. Advanxiery By HARRY HOLT 9--Nlneti' hcatl o' Domino Return Here- fords sold for on average of here today In Winston Brothers' second 'annual auction. John B. Stribling, well-known breeder of straight-bred cattle at Ro- tan. Texas, topped the sale when he paid for the 20-month-old bull Jr. Advanxlety, by Advanxlety, herd bull which Stribling sold half Inter- est in for setting an all time high record In Texas A Publican Domino-bred bull, Edith's Domino, calved March 25 1931, sold for to Sam Swann of Trent for the second high of the ay. Th: bull is by Largent's herd----------------------------------------- sire, publican Domino 10th, and out of one of their show cows Edltha. With the purchase of II head- ir.JIPKRATI.RtS I101R H I JJ 85 mostly cows and heifers C. M. hutchin, Shreveport, La., cattleman, was one of the leading buyers of the day. However, crowding him was John Henry Dean Jr., buying for the Dean ranch at Lamesa. With exception of a few bulls and heifers that had been In the show barn, the cattle soW In their "every-day clothes" and brought satisfactory prices -onsKering the condition. Harrle Winston, past president of the Texas Hereford Breeders association and member of the brothers' firm, explained at opening ot the sale that the cattle had only been on stalk fields 60 days during which time they re- ceived four pounds of cake dally. One ol the day's bargains was the si ow heifer. Betsy Lass 2d. calved IS. 1937. which sold to J R. C. Mostly of Mineral Wells for S270. The animal waj showed to great success by John Henry Dean Jr. The show bull. Norseman, calved October 5, 1937. also was considered a bargain at S290. Joy Wilkinson 01 Garden City was the buyer. In 10 leading livestock shows at slate fairs during the rail In the Dean herd, the bun neve.' placed lower than sixth place. His 1am Is Anx- iety the great show cow. and the sire Is Advance Domino Return, by Advance Domino. Mar-y nf Ihe femaics were spring calves and brought arounn siuu. TViC aged cows brought only slightly more. Before the sale which opened at noon, a steak dinner was served to approximately 300 visitors from Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas. Mis- souri and Illinois. Ear! Csrtln. auc- tioneer, was assisted In receiving bids newspapermen. Buyers were Jack Frost of Black- Set SALE, If. 10, Col. I Britain Rejects Jap Sino Plan LONDON. Nov. g. Great Britain served notice today she would not approve Japan's report- ed plan to shut the western pow- ers out of China by forcing a Chi- nese-Japanese economic and politi- cal bloc. This stand was disclosed In the house of commons by Richard Aus- ten Butler, under secretary for foreign affairs, who stated the government's attitude was the same as that of the United States as ex- pressed in Secretary Hull's state- ment of Nov. 4. Britain's position, Butler said, was governed by the nlns-power treaty of IS22 pledging respect for China's territorial Integrity and by other International agreements. Maryland Marrying Parsons Voted Out ELKTON, Md., Nov. Marrying parsons were voted out of jobs today and the merchants operated ElMon's romance i.iart under mi.ss-production meth- ods moumed fen the booming busi- ness. Warning uf ?irt happenings to wonomlc lire of Elkton minjl- ed today with tones of satisfaction as election returm Indicated Mary- land voters had approved on refer- endum measure providing for a 48 hour lapse iv.wcen license and marriage. The end of u quarter of century ot hasty marriages came after soaring records ot marriages. There were Ikvnscs Issued list month In this town of 3600 per- sons. GOP Strength Resurrected Midwest Vanderberg, taft Projected Toward Presidential Ring Nov. The epochal republican sweep through the midwest wag "in- terpreted by one of the victors today as a protest against the "unreasonable regulation of industry and agriculture." GAIN SEN.VTORSHIFS That judgment was rendered by Robert A. Taft. Ohio's new senator- us virtually complete returns from yesterday's elections em- phasized the devfslve nature of re- publican triumph! In contests pro- viding tests of sentiment on new deal policies In general and farm practices in particular. Republicans won (our senate seats, a net gain of three; six gov- ernorships, a ne; gain of five; and wrested at least 32 places.In con- gress from the democratic side The republican upsurge In the midlands projected two of its stal- Ta ft and Senator Arthur Vanclenberg of Michigan-toward the center of the presidential rlnj Also spotted b} the political light were: Gov. Frank Murphy's unsuccess- ful bid for reelection In Michigan despite support uf President Roose- velt. He lost to nank D. Fitzgerald republican, wh) advocated endini "industrial strife.' BUtKLEY, DUHY LOSE The unseating of new deal Sen- ators Robert J Bulkley In Ohio and P. Ryan Duffy lit Wisconsin. Bulk- ley was ejected by Tatt, Duffy was beaten by Alexander Wiley, repub- lican foe of the Roosevelt admin- istration. Although defeated by republican Julius P. Heil In nts race for reelec- tion, Oov. Philip Lafiollette of Wis- consin declared organization of hts new national prosresslve party would continue Democrats salvaged a measure of satisfaction by sending Scott Lucas to the senate from Illinois, reelect- ing Gov. R. L. Cochran of Nebraska and giving John Moses the guber- natorial reins in North Dakota. But ?he majorities given demo- cratic state-wide candidates In Il- linois were the smallest since 1832. Wounds Inflicted By Youth Fatal aOOSECREEK, Nov. Funcral services for Harvey Shanks, 17. who died at a hospital last night from a stab wound suffered Octobei 30 were held today. The youth was stabbed during an argument with a 12 year old boy. The youth war placed In custody of the county probation department. FHA Loons Jump WASHINGTON. Nov. 9. federal housing administration reported today that during October total gross business since Its es- tablishment in 1931 had Jumped over the mark. Hillbilly Musician Loses California Congress Race 1OS ANGELES, Nov. 9-m Stuart Hamblen, radio "hillbilly" musician who won the democratic nomination in the llth California congression- al district, appeared tonight to have lost the election to his republican opponent, Carl Hin- shaw, Pasadena real estate man. Returns from over half the precincts give Hlnshaw 617 and Hambltn Stuart Hamblen Is the .son of the Hev. J. H. Hamblen, pas- tor of the .First Methodist church here and Mrs. Hamblen. attended public school In 'Stamford, and Clarendon, and Is an .ex-student.'Of' McMiirry college. His first radio program was over KFYO, former Abilene radio station. Lehman Margin Is Votes Republicans See Hope For Future In Empire State NEW YORK, Nov. Herbert H. Lehman, the man Presi- dent Roostvelt once called "my good right retained control of the president's home state to- night, but his margin of victory was so narrow it quickened the pulses of republican national planners. Thomas E. Dewey, republican, gave the governor a, brisk battle winding up only votes be- hind. Republican leaders professed to read in Dewey's amazng battle a hopefil promise for the future. During the campaign Dewey was asked If he would qu'l the gover- norship to run for president in 1340. He said he-would not. The republicans were elated, moreover, because they will control both houses of the legislature for the first time sin-e 1932. They mi- seated live democrats in the senate. Senstor Robert F. Wagner, demo- cratic author 01 the labor act, was re-ekcted, defeating >'ohn Lord O'Brian. Rep. James II. Mead was more than votes ahcac of Repub- lican Edward P. Corsi in their sen- ate race. The democrats also reelccted both representattves-at-Iarge Caroline O'Day and Matthew J. Merrltt. Vote For 0'Daniel Goes To DALLAS, Nov. to the Texas election bureau at p. m. from 209 of 234 counties, 37 complete, showed the following totals In Tuesday's general election: 184.880. Boyn- ton 8.256; Brooks 160: Miller 193. Dueling amendment: For against 34. 931. The bureau announced thh was its final tabulation (or the day. Eight Senators, 11 State Heads Added To Fold Democrats Win California And N. D. Governors By The Associated Press Republican gains in every broad section of the except the the expectations of party leaden for a successful 1940 presi- dential campaign today and brought predictions of a sub- stantial opposition to new deal measures in congress. 70 IN HOUSE .1 For Tuesday's balloting added eleven republicans to the roster of the nation's governors, Increased the party's membership In the house by more than 70 and gave It at least eJght additional votes In the senate But even these. victories did not completely measure the extent of the republican advance. In several major contests which the repub- licaru lost, their party displayed much more strength than In recent years. Against the republican triumphs there were offsets. One cf these was a narrow democratic victory In tr.i all-Important state of New York, which retained Herbert H. Lehman, democrat, in the gover- nor's chair. In addition the democrats took California, which has had a repub- lican governor for many years, and replaced the republican governor of North Dakota with one of their own party. They also placed a democrat In the governor's chair In Maryland previously held by a republican. DEMOS KEEP CONTROL But while the democrats and the New Deal lost much, they had lose. The results left the party securely In control of both house and senate, although the re- publican gains vastly Increased the potential effectiveness of a coalition of republicans and anti-New Deal democrats. The returns pushed the stock market into an energetic upward swing that produced new highs tor the 1838 bull trend. And the bull- ish spirit was apparent, too, In gains for bonds and commodity prices, although the latter were moderate. Republican spokesmen were quick to make the most of their victory. Senator Vandenberg, of Michigan, whose stature as a presidential prospect seemed lo Increase with a republican victory In hts state, said the election was "an amazing de- feat for the Roosevelt party and program" and one that was "the more convincing because of the marvel that such a victory could be won against Santa Claus." HOOVER STATEMENT Former President Herbert Hoover Issued a statement saying a ma- jority of the voters cast their bal- lots for anti-new dealers. He call- ed the result "a protest" that "rhould enable beginning of the end of this waste of public- money, these policies of coercion, political Set ELECTIONS, Fg. 10, Cat. 3 SLAYER YAWNS With 1U, at rtake, Robert Irwln (above) greeted the open- ing of hU raurder trial In New with t yawn. His at- torney, said, he would -prove' Irwin Insane when the trlpje slaying: of Bttkman Hill were, committed on Easter Sunday, 183S. (AssMtoted Press Fatally Burned Car Catches Fire After Hurtling Into Ravine Near Rotah ROCAN, Nor. Bryan, 43, Scurry county firmer, burned to death, at 4 o'clock afternoon when his nutomobilB missed a bridge and plunged Into a 30-foot ravine eight" miles west of Solan. The body was burned beyond rec- ognition, IdentlflriUon being mada by means of the license plites of the automobile. Mr. Bryan was two- wheel trailer loaded- cottonseed behind his car. Survivors Include and several children. The family four miles north of the Camp Springs community, 18 miles" west of Rotan. -v The funer.l will be held at'the graveside In the Snyder cemetery at 11 a. m. Thursday, to be conductor! by the E Harrisun. .Arrange- ments are In charge of O. D. Weathersby funeral home of Retail. Britons And Arabs Clash In Palestine JERUSALEM. Nov. volt-torn Palestine seemed no near- er peace tonight, despite Great Britain's call for an Arab-Jewish conference" to seek a settlement of their conflict. British troops and Arabs clashed twice In Palestine today. Two soldiers were killed and five were Injured. Arab casualties were not learned. GOP's Protest Vote Counting In Indiana WASHINGTON. Nov. 9. Republlcan national headquarters said tonight partv leaders in Indi- ana had complained of the manner of counting ballots In the close race between Senator Van Nuys and his republican opponent. Raymond E. WHIls. Willis was leading. Parades, Entertainment, WESIIEXAS TOWNS CARD ELABORATE ARMISTICE PROGRAMS Practically every town in central West Texas will observe Armistice day in some way or other. In many towns there will be elaborate parades, public entertain- and patriotic speeches. Al- most every football team will be playing football somewhere, and this sport k expected to top the day In Interest for most people since schedvilcs usually call for wcll-niMcrted games on the holi- day. !n most (owns patriotic pro- grams will be In charge of ex- service organizations and their auxiliaries. A partial list of those scheduled In this area: BROWNWOOD Plins are underway here for the largest Armistice Day celebration ever held In Brownwood. War veterans, col- lege and high school bands and pep squsdJ. three local National Guard companies, ths Old Gray i Mire bar.d. decorated floats and 1 traction of Armistice day will i otlier units will appear tn the football same between the Fecos morning parade. The program is planned by representatives of ex- service organizations. parade will open Coleman celebrations at 10 a. m., with programs at Coleman high school and the two ward schools following at U o'clock, in the Eagles and the Midland bulldogs. Advance sal- of tickets indicates, an attendance of at leas'. STAMFORD -cSpU- A of national guardsmen, and a 30- mlnute concert by the American Legion band on the piau will start Armistice day In Stam.- MIDLAND Chit! Srt ARMISTICE, Tf. 10, Col i   

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