Abilene Reporter News, November 22, 1938

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - November 22, 1938, Abilene, Texas ®fje Abilene Reporter•■WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE    YOUR    WORLD    EXACTLY    AS VOL LVIII, NO. 175.    (    attn*    Pr>N    I    ITI ABILENE, TEXAS,TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 1938 FOURTEEN PAGES. UMdlM rwew IAT) PRICE FIVE CENTS WITH COMMONS SHOWING RARE UNANIMITY- Mercury Starts .Dip As Norther Britain Deplores Anti - Jewish Drive Youth IN THE NEWS gy Tin AP Feature Service- Moves On Area Mark Well Above Freezing; Colder Today Is Forecast Abilenians glanced fearfully toward the north last night before going to bed in expectation of a forecasted cold mainland of South America and wave, but near midnight tem- Mexico's sparsely-settled Lower Cal-peratures remained high above ifornla British Guiana, Lower California Climates Torrid— PROPOSED HAVENS FOR JEWISH REFUGEES FROM GERMANY ARE NO UTOPIAS By NEA Service Two possible refugee havens in the Americas emerge from the first tentative plans for helping the persecuted Jews of Nazi Germany: British Ouiana on the hot northeast freezing C OLD FRONT HITS As the projpced cold front passed Suggested at preliminary discussion* of the refugee problem in London between American Ambassador over Abilene late yesterday after-    Kennedy-    and    BritLsh    offi- noon the temperature dropped from . c^a^s» British Guiana roused little a high of RI a? 3 30 o'clock to 60 enthusiasm among experts In the at 6 o'clock, At midnight last night the mercury was easing near the 42 degree mark Attendants at the Abilene municipal airport weather bureau said last night that colder temperatures were coming but there would be no abnormal weather. A high pressure area of high north and northwest xKndj was due to strike sometime during the early morning hour*. Forecast for today is partly cloudy and colder with tomorrow fair and wa rmer, W H Green at the government weather bureau station said earlier in the, night that temperatures would drop close to freezing but he doubted lf citizens would see any ice this morning. Livestock Warning Up On Panhandle AMARILLO. Nov. 21 —*JP>—Oldtimers called it “Wowin' on the fingers" weather as the first livestock warning of the year was in effect tonight on the Panhandle’s north plains. Stock, In good flesh, were In little danger, however, since the norther was forecasted and ranchers had ample time to afford protection. No snow was reported from Trinidad, Colo., to Amarillo as the thermometer dropped in Amarillo from the day s maximum 48 degrees at noon to 27 degrees at 10:30 p. rn. Although It was cloudy tonight, no snow was expected, and the minimum temperature was expected to be 24 degrees. At Lubbock, the temperature had dropped to 35 degrees late tonight, after a maximum of 70 during the day. West Yellowstone, Mont., Nov. 21. — .I**—The mercury sank to an official 25 decrees below aero today at this entrance to Yellowstone national park, Ranger Lyle McKnight reported. Denies Instructed Acquittal For Lucas SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 21.-(Ab— TTwo Alcatraz convicts accused of murdering a guard in a fruitless escape plot were denied an Instructed verdict of acquittal today and their trial neared jury deliberations. Defense Attorney Harold Faulkner moved for a directed verdict after the government suddenly rested its case against Jamet C. Lucas of Albany. Texas, and Rufus Franklin, charged with bludgeoning Guard Royal C. Cline to death with a hammer. refugee problem. One of three Ouianas on the shoulder of the continent—the others are Dutch Ouiana and F ench Guiana—the British South American colony is one of the least known parts of John Bull’s empire and vast sections have never been penetrated by white men. Years ago a League of Nations mission investigated the possibility of settling 10,000 Assyrian refugees from Irmq there. The missions' search for a site suitable for settlement led 1400 miles on foot and horseback through fev- S haded section In above map show* British Guiana, mentioned as a refuge for Germany’s persecuted Jews. Inset shows the British colony in relation to all of South America. er-infested swamps and tangled jungles. Only an experimental settlement could be undertaken over a period of years, the mission reported. so great were the difficulties. The British government pooh-poohed the report as unduly pessimistic. TAKEN FROM DUTCH Comprising 89,480 square miles, with a population of about 335,000 including some 10,000 Aborigines and about 140.000 East Indians. Brltisn Ouiana is a crown colony administered by a governor and a small elected legislative body. With more than 75,000 square miles of forest and approximately 7,000 square miles of undeveloped land, its major industry is cultivation of sugar cane, an industry founded by the Dutch predecessors from whom the English wrested Guiana in 1796. The country was first settled in 1620 by the Dutch West India company. The great number of East Indians there is accounted for by the labor problem created when slavery was abolished. ' Importation of Portu- See HAVENS, Pg. 14, Col. 7. Sinos Malt Japs SHANGHAI, NOV. 22— (Tuesday) —(ZP)—Chinese reported today they had halted the Japanese advance with counter-offensives on both the Central and South China fronts. AHII.}.N't: and vicinity:    Partly    cloudy and ronitiylcrnbly ridder Tue«.da); Wcd-fair and »armer, EAST TI VA*! Partly cloudy and considerably collier, rain on the rnaat I ue»-dsi . Wednesday fair, colder on the lower ma*!, warmer in norths r«t portion. I-real! to strong northerly wind* on the coart, dlmlnlahliiK tuesday night. \\ KST ll \ VS: Pair and rolder, mirk colder In «outh portion Tuesday; Wednesday fair, wanner In north and central portions. Temperature* s Mississippi Mob Lynches Negro Victim Seized After Assault On Woman, 74 WIGGINS. Miss., Nov, 21.—4JP)— Wilder McKcwan, 24-year-old negro, was lynched today by a mob of about 200 white men who had trailed him for several hours after the alleged rape and robbery of a 74-year old white woman. Sheriff 8. c. Hinton said the mob seized the negro while hr and his deputies were six miles away. This was the second lynching at Wiggins in four years, and Tuskegee Institute records showed it to be the sixth in the South during 1938. The elderly white woman, Sheriff Hinton said, was alone in her home last night when a negro broke In the door and attacked her, “The woman," the sheriff said, "furnished a description but could not name the negro who rapped and robbed her. I don't believe the woman. In spite of her years, Is In a serious condition. She is the mother of a Wiggins physician and is a member of a socially prominent family.” LCRA Refuses To Buy TPL Property AUSTIN. Nov. 21 — UA*)) — The Lower Colorado river authority said today it has declined to purchase Texas Power and Light company properties in a 16-county area which I the authority alii serve with powei generated at its dams north of Austin. Max Starke, operations manage! for the authority, has informed the company its price of $7,398,016 was too high. The company, the authority said, has refused a counter offer of $4,000,000. AS 'PRICE-FIXING SCHEME'— Oil Shutdowns Attacked In Court CACTUS JACK'S GOING HUNTING ON BIRTHDAY UVALDE, NOV. 21 — (UP)) — If one wants to see how young a man can be at 70—how years can often be the poorest guage of a man s youth or vigor—then he should have come to Uvalde today and watched the second highest official of this land, John Nance Garner, get ready to celebrate his 70th birthday tomorrow. No birthday cake will grace the wide table of the dining room In the northeast comer of the Garner home. No wild turkey or big fat Texas tom will be placed in front of the vice president as he recalls he’s reached his alloted three score years and ten. Nov. 22, 1938. is going to be Just another day in the life of Cactus Jack. He* going hunting in the morning with B Morrison, a brother of hts close friend Ralph Morrison of San Antonio, on the Morrison ranch. It is Just down the road a piece toward Bracket-vllle. And there are deer on Anacaho ranch. Mr. Gamer said this evening that he expected to be away at 6 o clock. He didn't know when he'd be back— but he knew hed be gone all day tomorrow. He got back yesterday evening from a hunting trip without a deer at which he had shot. He thinks he made a hit, but the deer got away. CHARGED IN MOTHER'S DEATH— Cisco Printer Denied Bail DM* H    SOCK YARDS PARALYZED BY STRIKE London Hears Germany May Recall Envoy Hitler Angered By Projects To Resettle Jews LONDON, NOV, 21—(AP)— The British house of commons with rare unanimity adopted a motion tonight deploring infuriated Germany’s treatment of the Jews after the government had announced plans to create havens for the refugees in Af rica and British Ouiana. BERLIN SEES ‘FLOT* Adolf Hitler was reported angry at Prime Minister Chamberlains announcement Jews would be sent to a former German colony In Africa, Tanganyika, as well as to British Guiana In South America, and led to unconfirmed reports here that Germany’s ambassador to London might be recalled. The Tanganyika project was regarded In Berlin as a “plot" to avoid returning the colony to Germany. Germany’s anti-Jewish drive was bitterly assailed In the house of commons debate which disclosed that already Chamberlain's hope of reaching an appeasement settle-1 ment with Germany based on the! Munich accord had been struck a severe blow. Labor members of parliament i proposed taxing of German prod- j ucta. controlling of German assets In England and strong diplomatic action as methods of forcibly c w-tng Germany’s attention to British disapproval of tna persecutions. Chamberlain said Britain In*ends' to lease “on generous terms” at least 10,000 square miles In British Guiana and as much land In Tan _ganyika.    northern Rhodesia, Nyasa AUSTIN, Nov. 21—(AP) — |land- and Kenya colony as economi The long-expected court test ally and cllmalically suitable. of the legality of statewide oil DKtl TO GER**ANY production shutdowns two days each week was instituted Shelly Davis. 3. of Chicago, receives raw treatment from his parents. He sleeps in the raw. eats only raw foods and dresses as near the raw as the law allows. Here he's eating raw coconut H.s mother say* he s never been sick a day. Mexico’s Lower California, 'attested a* % possible homeland for the Jews. Etex Oil Firm Institutes Suit Say Independent Refiners Driven Out Of Business IN AT HOLLYWOOD Kay Tapscott was this five-year-old girl s name when she left Lincoln. Neb., a few months ago Now it s Marilyn Kay. Reason: she s been “discovered” as a child dancer and given a seven-year Hollywood contract which calls for HOO to $750 a week. Third Statement Baird Shooting Not Accidental, Document Says Bv HARRY HOLT Reporter-News Staff Writer nirpn airt,, OI nu ^    ““u    uu*a    v'prp    curraiea in pens *•***“# pa > u i dc i-c cern* an nour,    moat    oi    uciooer,    ana    ail    OI    -• 1 ixov. ZI. vnargea pending a break in the stalemate, an eight hour day, a 40 hour week. thLs month. At last weeks proration ^ tb® deplorable treatment suf-Wlth murdering his mother, Farmers were advised to curtail I ttme and a half for overtime and hearing here, Starnes was the only femi by certain racial, religious and Ag A  aa    I    J    *    vt*    «    v"    Ui    »4      Uu    ____ txrtl I 11 na J m mntdHaa in CHICAGO, Nov. 21— (Ab A strike [ workers union claimed 585 of CIO unionists halted trading In livestock in the huge Chicago stock yards today. Some 40,000 head of cattle, sheep and hogs were corraled in pens Britain accepted the plan to offer a homeland for Jews In defiance ...    I    of warnings In the controlled Ger- j in state    diitnct    court here to-    j    man press that set'lement of Oer- day.    man Jews In Tanganyika, which • CLAIM MARKET CUT    was German East Africa before the _ a    ...    . ,    ..    _ „ ,    war, would be considered “a trana- The sit, was filed by    the    United    parent maneuver” to dodge Ger- East and West Oil company, which many s colonial demands. Tangan-operates In the East Texas field rika now Is mandated to Britain. and of which C. R. Starnes of S. 1“rngd-°? ."""W® r.h^te n.mA ,    .    j    authority that Britain backed the' adpwa.er is president It alleged plan with the understanding that the shutdown orders furthered a private capital in the United States “monopolistic price-fixing scheme,’ would raise $100,000,000 to help the had driven independent East Texas ^ews rPacb* settle, and lease their .    new homes, refiners out of business and had The plan, acceptance of which greatly reduced the market for marked an unprecedented policy East Texas crude.    was originally drafted by United Statewide Sunday shutdowns States Ambassador Joseph P Ken-were adopted by the railroad com- ncdy* who started working on it al-mission last January In an un- m08t immediately after the current wage of anti-Semitism broke out In Germany Nov. IO. After the prime minister had spoken the house adopted unanimously a motion of a labor member of a precedents move to keep Texas force of approximately 700 livestock fr°m producing more oil than the handlers Joined in the walkout, commission felt was needed. Satur-They said it was called to support day shutdown* were added for moet demands for a signed contract pro- of May, all of June, all of Septem-vMlng pay of 62 1-2 cents an hour, ber. most of October, and all of philip J- Noel-Baker which attack- Mrs. Annie Prezt, 45, Floyd fresh shipments. Pretz, 20-year-old Cisco lino- Neither side. however, Survey For Ector Highway Ordered VVI. AS AS Al 49 AO Al Al Hi AA HO 07 ll’)I ll .. I ll 4 A H 7 M 9 10 11 I*.Al. 70 7V SO HH HO AH Al 49 Midnight AH, Noon 72. lllehpnl axil Iou rat trmprraturr* lo 9 p. rn. 5 r-itrrday HI and 40. Manic dale a >car men 49 and SH. sunset yesterday 5:37, sunrise today 7:14. Sunset today 5:34, day morning AUSTIN, Nov. 21—(AP)—Immrdi- J TRIAL WAIVED ate and prospective improvements Pretz was denied ball by Justice benefitting many counties were an- of the Peace G. H Corn after he nounced by the highway commission waived examining trial when arteria}'.    ralgned before the Justice this af- Orders, by counties. Included; ternoon. The denial came after Co. Ector, ordered location survey for Atty F- E Mitchell presented a extension of highway 158 from written confession signed by pretz highway 51 north of Odessa south* *n wbicb be Emitted shooting his west via Goldsmith to a point 7 5 n^otber with a .22 caliber rifle vacations with pay. Packing houses continued type operator, is being held    JriWJ* move to arrange ”* pmce without bond in Callahan **riey»    j the weekend and 9,OOO hogs and county jail here awaiting ac-    °n^ h!!ndrpd policemen were as-    2,500    sheep    sent directly    from Hat, a* ♦ aoa    ~™~a    stoned to guard duty In the yards I farms. iurv which reconvene! t!« ®S thf StrikerS left lhclr 150513 thl* Some cattl*    subject    to jury which reconvenes Tues-    morning.    weighing,    but    no quotations    were con- Spokesmen for the packing house I available on these. Mahon Presides Officers Probe At Parley Feast j Oplin Stabbing operator protesting against their I tinuance 0J the closings. Starnes based his contention the shutdowns are illegal on several counts. One was that the closings reduce the output of wells below the amounts to which they are entitled under the marginal well statute- Another was that they have cut East Texas production below actual demand for oil from that field. political minorities in Europe,” and suggesting “an immediate concerted effort amongst the nations, In- See BRITAIN, Pg. 14, Col. 6. Hunters Bring Back More Deer, Turkeys LN A KETCH Teddy Walter of Greenwich, Conn., is only 15 month* old but he's already on hi* way around the world — in a 70-toot ketch. His mother and father and a crew of 15 are with him. Dozer, Indicted n Money Case Bogus $10 Bills Distributed in 4 States Is Charge CORPUS CHRISTI. Nov. 21.—ut) —Twelve men. ll of them Houston-oians, were indicted today by th* federal grand Jury on charges of conspiring to pass and possession of spurious $10 bank notes. Those Indicted were David Kra-kauer of Palisades, N. J.. Joseph Ari Cain Jr., Perry H Short. Wilford Louis Macey, Charles Lyles Brouil-ete, Quinn C. Farabee. Theodore Five deer and a wild turkey were reported brought back last night by returning hunters from Mason and ■    .    .    .    ,    Kimble counties and the Big Bend Starnes charged in the court    country. petition that the major companies    c w Harkrlder brought beck a    Dreyling Jr., Maynard Bradshaw, drove independent East Texas re-    turkey and T. H. Barton bagged    an    Vaughter Anderson Wilborn,    Harry finers out of business by maintain- j    eight point white tail deer on    a    C, Bockelman, Ulric Sidney    Bottling a high posted price for East    hunting trip to Mason county.    D.    son and Rudolph Benjamin    Brett, 1 Texas crude, then after eliminating m oidham got miles northeast of the Winkler-Ec-tor county line with condition state funds are not available for construction, Fraud Trials Set ALBUQUERQUE. N. M . Nov. 21. —(/Pi—Overruling a last flurry of legal maneuvers. Federal Judge Colin Neblett today set for January the trials of 73 defendants charged with fraud and conspiracy in use of the New Mexico WPA. The since statement, third obtained investigation began PLAINVIEW, Nov. 21- all of Houston, The government alleged Cain, 350 . — -------...    a    white    tail    from I    competition “double-crossed" the    Kimble county. -    ^    ^‘r    Police    last    night    were Investigat- railroad commission by slashing the Three deer were brought in Sun- Short and Macev purchased -rhMT-eWav    mnmino    c,arden    ot    Edpn and    ^ new    deal j ing the stabbing of    an    Abilene man    I    cr!^.e pr,iC.e',,„    .    dfty night by a party    to    the    Big    bogus    bills    from    Krakauer    at Pall- rn cf    aim,    I    D    Lh    n,M,    came m    for attention    here today at! who was wounded    ut    a    small caf#    plaintiff asxed that the com-    Bend hunting grounds. Ray    Roe    got    sades,    N.    J.,    and    returned to Hous- Atty’    J’    R    (Bob>    Black    ®un" • the West    Texas Producers    con- ,    ° w«unded    at    a    small cafe    mlssion * enJoined from enforcing    a ten point black tail.    W.    S    Roe    ton. in oplin and drove    here    for medical    the shutdown orders. District Judge attention. day afternoon. The district attorney ference said the first statement was that j ... Mrs. Pretz accidentally shot herself er    ’ "llson- undersecre- in the kitchen of her home here, j taiT of agriculture, had defended That was at the inquest conducted the new deal's farm program, Mrs. local man said the argument arose by Justice Corn the morning following her death last Wednesday night. an eight point black tail and Mrs.    The eoumerfeit money, 'he in- Ralph W Yarborough did not in- w. S Roe a four point black tail dictment said. was distributed by A hitch hiker that was with the dicate when a hearing would be Mrs. Ray Roe also accompanied the beld.    hunting party. IN COLEMAN SPEECHES— Cornily Praises CORA, Stresses Conservation G. W. Kenned}, Muleshoe, told the over whether a punchboard should audience of 1,500 persons that "Eve be jejt at the pjace The hitch- Bi»ck said the youth later signed    the    frat    cuss'    of (amra™ I “‘d StnKuTtht'The’ See SLAVING. Pg. 14. Co! 8. SfcSRSl^“et^    V*    *    '*“-‘’f •“£ **“ ___    *u    l    l    s. T w    half an Inch deep, just above the I declared that the clubs had been a h#>(lrt rvwAr.    ul.L..T I i boon to family health, wealth and M-mAH*ai i^ fw endrlck I happiness    Memorial hospital said the cut was J, '    ■ not serious. Congressman George H. Mahon of Callahan officers were notified COLEMAN. Nov. 21—(Spl.)— U. S Senator Tom C. Connelly of Marlin acted in the dual role of honor guest and principal speaker at a soil conservation tour sponsored by the Central Colorado river authority and the local chamber of commerce today. Senator Connally was guest of honor at a breakfast presented at Hotel Coleman at 7 o’clock Monday morning by the river authority ana was extended like honor at a luncheon at noon at the First Christian 'hurch by the Lions and Kiwani-s ;lubs. He was principal speaker at a meeting held at Coleman high school auditorium in the afternoon. During the morning he and other dignitaries, including Congressman Charles L. South of Coleman and soil conservation officials from over the Southwest, were shown soil ana water conservation projects that have been completed by the CCRA Aided by the Works Progress Administration and other governmenta, agencies during the past two years At the luncheon and at the afternoon meeting the senator stressed the importance of soil and watei conservation. He wa* introduced at the l'Jth district presided at a ban-jand    to    Dirk    th*    raff    nom    I    .V“«"    7T    '    --    ------------ ana a nee to p* * up tne caic own- —T)—President Roosevelt arrived essee river watershed, two-day session of the organization. IL J7l?w7.U.nde..    I    here    sP*clal    train    at    8    p    rn    the    first    stop    on    a    50-mile    auto quet tonight which featured the pr certain of the defendants” in Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and other Staten. Assistant U. S. Attorney George John, who presented the case to tile grand Jury, said Krakauer was under $25,000 bond in New Jersey on a similar charge. He said ha would ask that Krakauer be sent to Texas to stand trial, probably at Houston. None of the ll other men has WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Nov 21 jeers built or building in the Tenn- ' ^The^pr^utof^i?'lie would was mad/ at'    »(,,    uniwd    Sta'ea    marshal    ac FOR TWO-WEEKS' STAY— Roosevelt Arrives at Warm Springs After Citing Belief In TVA Social Betterments' Topics for discussion tomorrow in-    cerUral    standard    time’    tomtit    for    mobile    tour    of    the    Chattanooga Houston to arrest the men later. „    ..    ,    tars here and held for further In clude farm legislation, co-operatives vestigation and ground water.     *_ National Cotton Council Formed the breakfast and at the afternoon meeting by Congressman South. At the luncheon, J. P McCord, local real estate dealer, presided and introduced the visitor. Senator Connally praised the work of the CCRA in his afternoon speech and pointed out the need of soil and water conservation. Penrose Metcalfe. San Angelo, senator elect for this area, and W rf    ,,      ,       UMHIU    -    “'-JI    1WIIIICU    a    LIU*    XVI    vunun " Tlbe!Si May> representative    Judge    Few    Brewster    today    granted    council    and    mapped    plans    for    at-    at    Chattanooga S.7/* among the visitors to j    a defense    motion    to    continue    the    tacking    the    industry's    problem    The    brief    informal talk addressed in rh m gs a    par    !nal of L E Trimble until the sec- through increased consumption both to the 2.200 workers on Chicka- e ur’    I    ond week in March.    m    the    United States and abroad I mauga dam, one of seven such pro- Wilson, opening the afternoon session pf the congress, said "domestic allotment is not enough,” and termed the national farm program "the most practical method to meet the present situation ” Trial Continued Lawn Man Named New Deputy Sheriff Je.'.-ei Edwards of Lawn took over a two-weeks’ stay.    area that covered scenes of civil A crowd of villagers, officials and    war days along with modern social patients of the foundation for the    economic projects. “We are not after-treatment of infantile paraly-    merely putting an obstruction across sis welcomed him at the depot and a river just to make a few kilowatts    ________________________ watched him leave by car for his    of electricity, he told the workers,    duties    Monday    am    Taylor county cottage on the summit of Pine    “We are doing a much bigger job    Jailer,    replacing    W.    E Loa- memphis, Tenn Nov 21—((Ab) j mountain which he so often uses as than that. We are not only tmprov- ' Lowe resigned a week earlier to — j men ° ralS<’ servlce’ sp‘‘ a temporary White House    mg navigation and stopping floods, become county Juvenile officer, by and ship    the    nation's    cotton    bandeo    During the afternoon, the presl-    we are not only making highways    appointment of    the    . ommissioners together    today    to    fight    for    their    In-    dent reaffirmed his faith in what    across the tops of these structures,    court, dustry s life.    he called the “constructive" social we art not only helping to reforest BELTON, Nov. 21.—{JP)—District    They formed the National Cotton betterments of TVA In a speech cutover land and conserving soil. Edwards wa.; appointed by Sheriff Sui Mc Aa ims He wa- :  erly as- out taking it by and large, we are    soc la ted with    McAdams in    msdn- doing something constructive that! taming south    TV lor county    roads will affect the lives of our grand-    when the latter mas precinct    4 com - children in the United States.**    missloner. ;

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