Abilene Reporter News, November 19, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

November 19, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1938, Abilene, Texas WESTJEXAS' 172. gHflene "WITHOUT. OR WITH OFFENSE TO OR FOES WE YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT MORNING, NOVEMBER 19, PAGES. Germany Calls Home Envoy In U. S. To Report Dieckhoff To Explain 'Queer' Attitude Of U. S.; Nazis Face Problems In Drive BERLIN, Nov. nazi government suddenly calbd home its ambassador in Washington today for a personal report to what is regarded here as an unfavorable Americar. re- actions to anti-Jewish outbursts. The summons of Dr. Hans Dieckhoff followed so closely Court Action Is Threatened On Oil Shutdowns Commissioners Silent On Order For December' AUSTIN, Nov. 18.-Arjument over whether two-day-a-week pro- duction holidays should continue was renewed briefly at the monthly TT Propratliin hearing today and Washington B similar request to Hugh R. Wilson, United States there was a veiled threat of court ambassador to Germany, that even the average German began to realize all was not well between the two capitals. DNB, the official German news agency, said "the ambas- sador will inform the foreign minister (Joachim von Ribhen- troji) in detail concerning the Germany of a domestic nature which is apparent from dec- larations by Roosevelt and other authoritative personal- ities in the United States of America." SILENT ON STAY (President Roosevelt said fn a press conference Tuesday that news of anil-Jewish violence in Ger- many profoundly shocked American public opinion.) Official spokesmen emphasized that Dr. Dieckholf was "coming lo but declined to predict how long he would stay here. Nazi officials, meanwhile, laced other problems'. 1. The possibility that some for- mer German colony might be used for colonization by Jewish refugees under an international emigration plan. 2. The quest'on of assessing mar Its penalty among Jews tor the slay- Ing of Ernst vom Rath, German embassy secretary In Paris. 3. The development of some reg- ulated procedure for opening doors of concentration camps to Jews in a position to leave Germany. Latest Jewish estimates are that male Jews arc under detention. NEW MARKETS NEEDED 4. The of new foreign markets to counter-balance what experts said was a sharp decrease in German sales abroad, particular- ly in fve countries near Germany. 5. The "AryanlzaUon" of Jewish capital without seriously injuring national interests. Some econo- mists saicj the transfer would not necessarily mean better employment conditions, and that the more might mean no improvement In the gen- eral business situation, The newest week-ond anli-Se- campaign Is continuing de- terminedly, but with only scattered incidents by non-governmental agencies or persons. Quiz Ex-Abilenian Held For Bigamy EL PASO, Nov. Fed- eral Bureau of Investigation agents tald today they were questioning P. G. Duckctt in Alhambra, cal., form- erly of Abilene, Tex., to determine whether he can be prosecuted in California for violation of federal laws. Uuckctt, El Paso tobacco sales- man, Is charged with bigamy in Alpine, Tex., and is being held by Alhambra ofticers. The complaint charges him with deserting his wife in El Paso, then marrying Miss l.eonora Ann Stanford In Alpine on county officials said Nov. 10. Brewster they were without funds for the return of Duckett to Alpine to face trial. Anfi-Semetic Drive Slows Appeasement Chamberlain Critic Elected LONDON, Nov. found evidence today In a by-elec- lion and in addresses by two cabi- net members that Prime Minister Chamberlain's policy of appeasing Germany lias been set back by the German campaign against Jews. Thg Marquess ol Zetland, secre- tary 6f state for India, and Sir John Simon, chancellor of the exchequer, Indicated the appeasement plan had been Impaired. Chamberlan's adherents were startled by the smashing "popular front1' defeat of a government can- didate for the house of commons In the Bridgewater constituency, trad- itionally conservative. Some ascribed it to resentment of Ihe man-in-the-strcet over Ger- many's anti-British press campaign and of anil-scmftlsm. The winner, Vernon Bartleti, had opposed "the dangers of i-.ime Minister cham- berlain's foreign policy." ueer attitude toward events in HE'S NAZI GUARD Police Capt. Max Finkelstein, above, a has been named head or the New York police squad which, hereafter, will guard prominent Nazi Germans when they visit New York. (As- sociated Press Former School Teacher Dead Rites For Leslie Suggs Scheduled This Afternoon Leslie Suggs, 30. former principal of North Park school, died Friday at 11 a. m. at the home of his parents six miles southeast of Abi- lene. He had been ill for several month5. Funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Clyde Methodist church, with burial in the cemetery there. Officiating minister had not been announced last night, Suggs was born Nov. 16, 1908, at Clyde. He graduated from the Clyde high school In 1526 and subsequent- ly attended both Hardln-Simmons university and McMurry college In Abilene. He began teaching school at Denton, in Callahan county, meanwhile continuing his college R'orlv He was awarded the bachelor degree from North Texas Teachers college at Denton in 1935. Suggs was principal ot North Park during the 1036-37 term. In all, he taught school nine years. Immediately after conclusion of the North Park school year. Suggs took a position with the state hish- way department at Austin. He be- came 111 early in 1938 but held his ,ob until July. At that time he re- uirned to the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. F. p. Suggs, and re- mained there until his death. He belonged to the Eula Methodist church, Survivors are his parents, a brother, c. P. Suggs of Henderson and four sisters. Mrs. Claude Tar- rant of Clyde. Mrs. M. M. Edwards of Clyde and Gladys and Hobble Suggs, at home. Sadler Will Buy Farm Near Austin AUSTIN, Nov. A. Jerry Sadler came to the capilol today, not, he said, to talk politics or study problems of the railroad commission, but to "buy a farm." "I am going to buy me a farm near Austin." Sadler said, "and stock it wilh saddle horses hereford cattle. and 'ction it they are retained. pc commission gave no man Ernest o. Thompson intimat- ed recently, however, there probably would be little if any modification of the shutdown policy. The United States Bureau of mines recommended pro ducilon next month of barrels daily, 27.101) barrels per day under its recommendation for Nov- ember, Purchases' nominations for December also were slightly small- er. Though Saturday and Sunday shut-ins, flic commission was held shut-ins, the commission has held Texas output under bureau ot mines figures the last three months. PROTESTS CLOSINGS Ray Starnes of Gladewater. East Texas operator, made formal pro- test against retention of the snul- downs, explaining his action was the basis for o possible court suit ci.r.llenging their legality. He said, his present intention was to file the suit, whin? would be a state court, but he might change his mind. The shutdown policy, together with a former artilically high posted price jor East Texas crude and special allowables to other fields, reacts to the benefit of monopoly In the world's largest oil pool, Starnes charged. Starnes was the oniy person pro- teitlng any commission policy. Sen. Clint Small of Amarillo, Ir; Butler of Purl Worth, Representing the P. H. E. company, operating, in East Texas, and R. H. Foster of Fort Worth pleaded for retention of Saturday and Sunday closings. Lifting of the shutdowns. Small contended, would be "inviting dis- aster." Hubby Free To Go Back To Bride, 12 RUSSELLVILLE, Ark., Nov. MV--WPA Laborer Frame Harris, 33, was released from Jail today to re- turn to iiis 12-year-old bride of seven months, the former Pauline Beavers. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Rob- ert Ragsdale dismissed charges of violating the state's marriage laws. Harris was arrested last Sunday. Ragsdale said he dismissed the case because neither the girl, her mother nor any of her relatives op- posed the marnage. Comanche Theft Case To Jurors COMANCHE Nov. 18 case cf County Attorney D. p. par- fcer, charged with theft under false pretext, remained in the hands of a Jury tonight. The Jurors reported late today they were unable to agree on a verdict. District Judge R. B. Cross ordered further deliberation. The indictment tallowed the al- leged acceptance of (he payment of a fine. Chemist To Report On Typhoid Today Water And Milk Samples Tested Exact status of the Typhoid fever epidemic in the Wylie community will be made known today in a re- port to be issued by H. h. Arrant, county chemist appointed (o inves- tigate the cause. Vesttrrtay morning Arrant re- ceived water and milk samples from every home In the Wylie com- munity, brought to him by school students. These specimens will be lested and a later report issued on additional traces of typhoid. Dr. Scott Hollis, city and countv health officer, gave a number of typhoid vacinations yesterday at the Wylie school. Oil Meet Sla.ed AUSTIN. Nov. O. Thompson, chairman, announced today at the nrxt meeting of the In- terstate oil compact commission would be cembcr H at Fort Worth De- AS 'URGENT' PROBLEM FOR WORLD- PRICE FIVE CENTS Hull Aid UPROOTING OF CHERRY TREES LEAVES CAPITAL IN FURORE WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 -VP) trees caused more ex- citement today than they have since young George Washington whacked one do'j-n. Prom the capital's tidal basin to the White House a word bat- tle raged on the question whether any of the famous Japanese cherry trees should be removed to make way for the new W.WO.OOO Thomas Jef- ferson memorial. said one angry wo- man, as she chained herself to a tree that a workman was try- Ing to remove, "Is the worst desecration of beauty In the capital siiice the burning of the White House by the Brit- ish." Later she unchained her- self, but .she and 100 lady guardians of the frail trees continued an angry demonstra- tion. Meanwhile, president noose- velt sought to get at the root of the up-rooting. Slating that only 88 trees would have lo be pulled from the historic soil, the chief eexcutlve added that not only would they be re- planted but they would be Join- ed by 937 new trees. But his announcement didn't stop the ladles. Grabbing shovels from the hands of the astonished w o rk m e n, they started re-filling the holes left gaping up the up-rooted flora. The workmen then re-ur.Hed their shattered forces ind gently recaptured their shovels. While the ladles made caustic remarks, the men once more re- moved the dirt. Told what was going on down at the tidal basin, the president laughingly announced that the chairs and .all- would have to be transplanted. REPLYING TO U. S. PROTEST- Japs Slam Door On Sino Trade Discrimination Denied In Note 'Ideas Of Past' No Longer Apply Japanese Say TOKYO, Nov. 18 (AP) denied today point by pointevei-ycharg-ein an Amer. ican note main- tenance of the "open door" in China and asserted that "ideas and principles of the past" no longer apply in China's "new This "new situation" results from Japan's aim on ?n ''Asia for Asia- tics" in which she would forge China into a- solid bloc Tvtth Man- choukuo and the Japanese empire for the political and economic domination of East Asia. Observers interpreted the note as an open declaration of Japan's In- tention to dictate the conditions under which iorelgn business may continue and te'signers may live henceforth in Ciiirw. Japan's reply was to Am- bassador Joseph C. Grew and 'had approval of the cabinet and the sanction of Emperor Hirohito. In answer to the United states' list of charges of violations of American business and property rights and accusation that Japan' was attempting lo monopolize Chinese trade through currency manipulation and pseudo-Chinese monopolies, Japan answered: 1. These meas- ures can not be construed as con- stituting an discrimination against American citizens Inasmuch as application of the measures makes no differentiation according to nationality they cannot be con- stdered discriminatory measures..." 2. Near Chinese regimes some time ago effected re- visions to secure rational modi- fication of the former tariff en- forced by the Kuomintang (central government The is the one adopted by Chinese) ichedule the powers in 1931 No com- plaint, has been heard from foreign residents of any nationality on the pot." 3. Promotion Restoration and development of ;hina's economic, financial and in- dustrial life after the present affair Is a matter at urgent necessity for the welfare of the Chinese H is far from' the thoughts of the Japanese government to impair the rights and interests of American citizens in China or discriminate against their enterprises. American In North China there is no restriction, excepting very special cases In the Yangtze valley large numbers of Americans have already return- ed (to occupied The reason that permtebu to return not yet has been made general is .due to danger that preslsts and also to the impossibility of admitting nationals of a third power on ac- count of strategic necessities such as the preservation of military se- GREET CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER IN WASHINGTON MacKenzie King, left, prime minister Canada, was gresied by Secretary of State Cordell Hull, right, and Marvin Mc- Intyre, center, presidential sec- when hs arrived Ui Washington to participate In lie sighing of a reciprocal' trade agreement by the United Slates, Great Britain and Canada at :the .White House.'.They are shown driving away from Union Station.' (Associated Press Board Program CIO ADJOURNS SESSION AFTER ACCLAIMING LEWIS PRESIDENI PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. new C. I. emerged from the cheering and celebration of its first constitutional convention to- day carrying a broad program for political and economic action under leadership of Its militant champion, John L. Lewis, 53-year-old one-time coal miner. Delegates who set up the CIO on a permanent bast: as the Congress of Industrial Organizations, swept Lewis into the first presidency by thunderous acclamation. The new CIO elected Philip Murray and Sidney Hlllman as vice presidents, James B. Carey as sec- retary, and 38 union officials to sit with the officers of C. I. O.'s exe- cutive board. The delegates reaffirmed their stand for the organization of un- skilled workers (n miss production industries and called an CIO lead- ership for an "unrenetting cam- paign throughout every Industry." The convention approved a reso- lution calling on the United states to strengthen "democratic forces" in South and Central American countries against economic and pol- itical penetration there of "the fascist empires, Germany, Italy and Japan." Responding lo acclaim Lewis de- clared: ''This election marks my transi- tion from the role of an unscrupu- lous and tyrannical dictator to the role of a servant of a constitutions! democracy, i constitutional labor change for a Night Club Bouncer Sentenced In Death CHICAGO. Nov. Frank his "un- dying love" for Marie was sentenced today to serve 21 years in prison for slaying her. The year old night club bounc- testified he had choked the victim until she "went limp" be- .5e she wanted to die. Violent Sunburn, Skin Rash And Eruptions- ALLERGIC REACTIONS 10 LIGHI CORRECTED BY SEX HORMONES OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. who are allergic to light develop immunity by Ihe Injection of sex hormones, a Tennessee physician declared today. Ad'dre.ising the closing ses- sion of the Southern Medical- association's annual meeting. Dr. A. H. Lancaster if Knox- villc drchrcd that persons a-fio develop violent sunburn, ikln rash, and rr.ipUons as Ihe result of exposure lo sunlight respond to admlnistra- llon of the hormones. The condition Is probably more common than medical men have assumed, as indicated by the frequently heard phrase "I can't stanfl the sun." the Knoxville scientist said. In cases Ihe eruptions caus- ed sunlight are frequently mistaken for al'erric reactions to food, or other sub- stances. Tnc disease Li caused by the formation of a substance called hematoprhyrin in the {sin when sunlight falls on it. How the primarily cstrin, a fomalr sex hormonp, act to prevent this chemical from forming and causing the skin disturb.ir.ee is unknown. Dr. Lancaster said. A nesv type of campaign against syphilis in whli-h all life insurance companies would re- quire b'.cxxl tests as part of the physical examination preceding the issuance of a policy was advocated by Dr. Thomas W. Murrelt and' Dr. R. Campbell Manson of Richmond, Va. Traffic Rules Get Approval Almost the entire session of city commissioners meeting was taken up yesterday by a reading of the proposed traflic ordinance. After a minor revisions and explana- tions by members of Ihe Abilene traffic safety committee, the com- missioners unanimously approved the ordinance. Second and final reading of the ordinance will be next Friday. Principal discussion was that concerning Ihe section that jivis an automobile traveling In re- verse iio of way at all. Near the end of the session an ordinance was at first read- In? annexing a quarter-hrre ol land southwest ot Abilene Christen col- lege to the city limits. The action arose from a petition presented bj a member of the ACC faculty. Ac- cording to Ihe prc.-ent city bound- ary the house lie is now building would lie part in the city limits and part outride. Commissioners granted the re- quest of Chic! Of Police T. A. nack- ney for Jail bedding. Heretofore. Hackney said, army blankets had been used but at the present time prices on vich merchandise arc prohibitive. His request was to bus- some ten-ounce ducking and quilt it with five pounds of cotton. The covcrins could Ihcn be used for both mattress and covering. Al- location was made for ten such Action Due On M'Murry Head By HAMILTON V.'RIGHT (Specal Corrcspondtnce) MEMPHIS. Nov. ac- tion relative ,'o chooslnj a Mr-furry college president may result todjy when Ihe matter Ls taken before the Northwest Texas Methodist confer- ence. Abilene trustees of McMiirry con- ME.MPIIIS, Nov. Ftislcel! and Swectwater put up a plucky lijht for Ihf 1939 ses- .'ion of Ihe conference, but losl lo Lubbock In action Uken to- day. ferred today with Bishop Hiram A. Boat visiting this session, regarding recommendations for a successor to j W. Brabham, who resigned the presidency. Dr. C. A. Bicxley. Abilene pre- j "tdin? elder, was elected a.s final delegate to the uniting con- Dozen Deer In Storage Here Local Hunters Also Bag Few Turkeys, Ducks Abilene storage vaulis marked the end of the trail for a dozen deer, a few turkeys and ducks Fri- day as local sportsmen returned home with their kill. Frank Myers Jr., -942 Amarillo, had experienced the thrill of bag- ging his first deer. It was a. four point buck, shot in the Mason country. He had a wild turkey for good measure. Claude McAden, ot the same party, returned with young Myers but he was empty handed. Arthur Swan and Joe Shelton of with whom Myers and hunted, remained al Bryant. Stam- ford, was f'.ecUM a lay delegate this mominf. Ray Nichols. publisher, was recommended for reflection as lay leader of the Northwest Texas confidence. The board of lay Ac- tivities made the recommendation. Alternate delegates to the Kansas City conference were elected. Cleri- cal alternates are the Reverends c C. Wright, Vcrnon: L. N. Lipscomb. Lubbock: Sam Youns. Sawtwatcr. and C. C. Grime-, Amarillo. Lay AbBene. McAden Mason. Frank is 11 years old. J. L. "Dusty" Rhoades, manager of J. c. Penny company here, was well repaid for his hunting Jaunt. He brough: bsck a 140-poi'.nd, 10- point white tail buck ant! another six-pointer. He hunted with his brother, W. H. Rhoades, on a lease near San Marcos which he visits annually. Martin Koonsman had a 10- pointer draped over his car fender. He shot the 130-pound buck on the Reynolds ranch 30 miles south of Kent in the Davis mountains. He hunted alone. J. D. Woodard, traffic officer, was back with two bucks, a four-pointer and a three-pointer. He felled them about 3j miles southeast of Mason. He hunted in company with Dr. E. W. Crow. H. H. Hamilton and O. C. Bloss, all of Abilene, who will return today. Of the four, all but Bloss hid at least one deer when Woodard left for home. Mr. and Mrs. Desrey Fox each landeil a blacktail buck In the Davis mountains. Mrs. Fox claimed while the horns on Fox's (leer had been damaged by I. J. Ruisell killed a to'jr-polnt tail near Mason. Dr. Scott W. Hollis and Fred Frost bagged Uo turkeys and sev- al era! tlucks hunting at Lake Mevima, but there were no deer in t.iat area. They returned to Abl- Icr.i Frid.iy, O. B. Stephens was back from Mason where he tso wljd turkeys. See MF.THODtsrs, 9, Col. I officials. Probe To Begin WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 Tile monopoly investigating com- mittee. artrr months of preliminary work, announced tonight It would start opening hearings December 1 with testimony from governme.it FDR Prevents Forced Return Of U.S. Visitors Cummings Joins In Denunciation Of Nazi Violence WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (AP) Secretary Hull urged active participation of all gov- ernments in seeking a solution for the problem of Jewish refugfeM today, assert- ing that recent made the problem urgent. TAYLOR TO LONDON He announced that Myron Tty lor would return to London to at- tend is representative or the Wash- ington government, a meeting .of the Inter-governmental committee on political refugees. The day wis filled with other developments arising from nazl treatment of Jews, which President Roosevelt has denounced as "un- believable." The president asked the labor de- partment to permit to German Austrian refugees, here on six-month visitors' visas to remain an additional half year. He told a press conference it would be Inhuman to send them back to rigors of a concentration camp or other Attorney General Cummings Join- ed prominent individuals who denounced Germany's treatment ot Ihe Jews, asserting It had "shocked, toe conscience of the world" was uncivilized as the cruelties ot 19 centuries ago when Christians were fed to wild ASKS NAZI BOYCOTT .William Green, president of ths American Federation of Labor, wrote to all iffiliated arganlzatlons Urging therh: to boycott German, products. He-said anything can Irapraas upon Hitler the-tragie folly: of hij course and induce him toichmge hlj ways it is economic pressure. -Private ordered joaie'fkt- torj away from the German fin- bassy here "in ths name of the Ger- man and told them It was "German as Am- bassador Hans Wedehoff prepared to leave for home In response to orders from Berlin. Hugh R. Wil- son, American ambassador to Ger- many, was called back earlier. It was.learned Dieckhoff prob- ably would sail next Friday. Hull's formal statement, aaaoonc- that Taylor would sail on No- vember 26, added: "The developments of the last few days ID-Germany .have redoubled the urgency of new for hundreds of thousands of per- sons. This government 13 already granting admission to these un- fortunates to the full esteat per- mitted by Wink Embarrassing, She Gets Damages LONDON, Nov. IS. schoolteacher, Miss p m 1 1 y Mounsey, complained before klnj'j bench division Jury today she had developed an uncon- trollable wfnit after an accident In which her motor car w as struck by giMther. "It Is very embarrassing." shft saia. The tcofc a look agreed, awirling ner pounds Doladier Hastens Foreign Accords PARIS. Nov. Edouard Daladier's government un- derUxik today to hasten accords with Germany and Italy as steps toward quieting domestic and for- eign disturbances. The cabinet, meeting under Presi- dent Albert Lebrun at the Bjsea palice, reviewed, the foreign situa- tion extensively tn preparation fcr the arrival here nejt Wednesday of Prime Minister Neville Chamber- lain jnd Foreign Secretary vis- count of Great Britain. The Weather V if IN I T Y t ind SaniU.v CVST tH iwrllon .taAiU.i WEST TCV1S: A. M. M M IS M I'- M. ;