Abilene Reporter News, November 27, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

November 27, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OWM MEWSMKR gpbtlene Reporter "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFl'IMSK TO FRIENDS OR l-'OES WE SKK'IUI YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LVIII. NO. 180. ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 27, 1938 THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS PRICE FIVE CENTS That Santa May Visit Youngsters of All Families Alike, Goodfellows Go into Action Again Twenty-live years ago this month a group of the influen- tial business and professional men of Detroit, Mich., led by newspapermen, decided to see (hat not- one family in the city should go without "a Christ- mas." The plan they hit upon was this: All men who had ever sold papers as boys went back on (he streets for one day- selling papers as they did as small lads, The money came In; papers were bought at ail kinds ol fancy prices. Thus, the Goodfcllows origin- ated. Today Abllene's Goo [Mellows go Info action for another year, Again it Is the pleasant duty and satisfying lad: of the Ooodfellows (o give enough money to buy the food and other things necessary to as- sure every needy family of Ihe city a Joyous Christmas. Last year the Goodfellows were more liberal than In any year tn their Abilene history. The Goodfellows fund reached a total of cash. One has but to Investigate to learn (hat there are more destitute families, more families with barely enoufh for lean dally families with inough for bare necessities hut not enough to five Ihe chil- dren a. real Christmas dinner and of Ihese In Abilene than were here last year. It is, therefore, necessary, i that the Goodfellows enlist rapidly with the most liberal gifts they have ever made. The Klwanls club for many years has been the Goodfel- lows' "starter." This year Is no exception. Right behind the Kiwanlans are several other See GOODFELLOWS, Pf. It, Col. 8 Another group that has always done all It could for the Good- fellow cause Is the Phi Sigma Chi fraternity. The fraternity has arranged Its annual CJoodfellows dance for Friday evening.of this week at the Milton hotel. Both the Cht Delta and Chi Epsllon chapters are sponsoring the affair. The hotel Is donating use of the Crystal ballroom. Ray Maddox and his or- chestra are donating much of their usual tee and tickets have been printed without charge. Other Items of expense have been eliminat- ed, so (hat dancers who buy tickets may rest assured virtually all their money will go Into the Goodfellow fund. Lefelwe Gouldlng Is chairman of the dance committee. He said last night the ticket sale will begin Immediately. WEST tnce Dr. Knipp's death, 'Jonnr left here tonight fof-Bpur fter announcing take eave of his present connections 'Ithln'the 60' days 'when he' takes le new post. f In the meantime, the executive ommittee of the directorate wtl ontinue" to handle college matters Spur Knows Jones As Very 'Busy Man SPUR, Nov. lartlett Jones, new president Texas Technological college, Is busy man who never" gets'lr a hurry. BU frler.d! described him that way. A glance at the record of the 53-year-old West Texan proves he can handle a dozen biff Jobs at once and still find time to be a son of the American revolution, a democrat, Episcopalian, Mason, Rotirian, club roan and (olfer. This man with many Interests akes a lively interest in his adopt ed town of Spur. He once was 11 mayor, and now Is president o ;he Spur Security bank. As Wesl Teias' "No. I citi- zen" Jones has found time for these positions: Regional ad- risor of the Pcbllc WorVs ad- ministration of Texas, N'ev Mexico and Louisiana; chair- man of the Dickens County draft board daring the World war; member of the district draft board for the northern Judicial district of Texu; di- rector of the Northwest Fair association; an organizer and former president of the West Texas chamber of commerce; director of three railroads; tor- See TEXAS TECH, Pf. 11, Col. BUY CHRISTMAS SEALS Martin Counlians Vole For Bonds STANTON. Nov. county voters apparently a road bond issue today, ri turns from six ti" county's boxes showed. The bonds held 446-to-57 lead wUh probably nc over 150 voles unreported In fh smaJ) rural boxes. Money from the Iwtie would t used too pen and surface rcat from Stanton to and we, to thi Andrews county line, an from Lenorah to West Knott, Howard county CLIFFORD B. JONES West Teiaa "No; 1 Guard Captures Escaped Felons Break 'Mobile' Ladder Belirred Attempt at Wholesale, Prison Delivery Slash In Paving osts Inspires Quick Response Reduced Up To 33 Per Shutdown Threat Reiponse was prompt y ester. day following announcement of a. big reduction in cost of paving under the Works Pro- fress administration project in residential sections. Last night City Building Inspec- tor Tom W111U said three or four had called the cilice and indicated they might have street In front of their houses paved, TO PAVE AT McMURRY The Dads club of McAJurry college will complete ar-" rangements Monday to have a two- block driveway from the college oval to South 14th street paved. Willis pointed out that under the new schedule of paving the. cost was cut dp to 33 per cent. The new east for uphaltle einerete nrfiefof U 35 cente per ifure yard, reduced from i? Concrete fuller is priced at per linear foot, five-cent reduction. New price quoted for frarel hue ta 2: eenti per squire jwt, while the former price was 33 For prepertr owner with a lot, where the (rani base and carbine already are in the of mrfuinf a itnet feet wide to Thlj flpins M.eenti per front, foot on a. street .of thai width, In announcing the cost reduction added that unless Abllenlans obit advantage of the offer, the WPA work would have to be closed down. Interested were ulced at the city engineer's office [or further Information. r, .FLORENCE, Ariz., Nov. Two ot the three" convicts who es- caped from. (he state prison today in what 'Is believed to have been an attempt at wholesale delivery of Inmates by use of a '.'mobile" ladder, were recaptured by. Guard Stan Moore In the.Gilai river about eight mites- from-here.- They were Earl Nelson sentenced to, bank robbery from Marlcopa county, and Alex Genecfc, a Pope's Rising Fresh Winds Fan California Blaze LOS ANGELES. Nov. FYesh winds from the pacific spread a bush fire tonight over the ridge of the Santa Monica untains across a highway to en- danger Encino, where many film notables live. In two or three places the flames were within a mile of the homes of Al Jolson and Joel Mc- crea. actors: Edgar Rfce Burroughs. creator of Tarzan. and Phil Har- ris, orchestra leader. VATICAN .CITY, Nov. Vatican sources said tonight that Pope Plus XI was, seized with a slight chill about 5 p. m. (10 a. m. Abilene time) after he had left his sici bed "to carry on his official duties. "The chili lasted only a few minutes. The pope hid been helped from bed and had sat up part of the day despite the heart attack from' which he collapsed yesterday morning. He had been warned that his weakened heart might not survive another such attack. The supreme head of the Catho- lic church, 81 years old last May 31, gave proof of extraordinary forti- tude by holding a one-hour con- ference with Eugenlo Cardinal Pa- celli, papal secretary ol state. Most of the day the pope match- ed his will against that of his chfef physician. Dr. Milani, head of the Vatican state's sani- tary department. Dr. Milani said his patient ex- pressed for tomorrow the firm de- sire to receive Cardinal Pacellt, Mgr. Filtppo director of the Vatican radio stale, and Cam- Illo Serafint. governor of Vatican city-receipts which have been par of the pope's Sunday routine. The physician was as firm as thi pope in his objections. He said hi would not his holiness to receive even members of his family- let alone any other visitors. former California convict serving .a. term from Ftma county on a cnect charge. They were taken into cus ody at gun point, less than six lours aftervtheir escape. Genecki shot shoulder dur ng the escape over the east prison wall, was not seriously wounded, G W. Slewert, Jelled by a'.buUet.wlth n the walls, sllll was confined- ti the prison hospital. His exact con dition could not be learned, SEewvrt, serving one to five years from Marlcopa county for manslaughter, has been it- scribed by Texas authorities, he Is wanted, as "one of (he worst criminals with which the state has had to contend for some time." Dewey Thurlo, sentenced to I to 25 years for robbery from Marl copa county, is the only fugltiv among the group who is still at large. McM Prexy To Take Office This Week Dr, Frank Turner, newly ap pointed president of McMurry col lege, will assume his duties at tru college some time this weefc. Dr. W M. Murrelt, president of the board o trustees, said last night. No plan for the formal inauguration hav been made. Former President Dr T. W. Brab ham will go to N. M hi new pastorate, today to preach for both morning and evening services He and his family wUt move there later this weefc. Child Born Here ibUerie-bom Clinton'' Hobmrt OralUm, 10, tan between'tno parked can onto street at yesterday aUernooa. Too late he saw an approaching automobile.' ThLj afternoon his funenU -wiU be held at.. the .Wilson Avenue Church of Christ here. Burial jiriir be in the Masonic cemetery. Hour nf the ntes and other arrangementi' had'.not been settled last night, j The boy'j grandparents, Mr. ani Mrs. IA. P. Bourlind, liver eight miles northeast of Abilene, and uncle Is W.'A.'Bourland of Abt lene, 'parents, Mr: and Mrsj H- N. Graham, moved from'here seven years ago to Ackerley, and a year ago went from there to Halls. Mrs. Graham Is'the former Birdie Bour- lind.' Clinton Hobart wu the. Graham's only child. After being.struck by the auto- mobile, the boy was taken to a doctor's office, but died within fits minutes. Hb skull was iracturKL A woman driving the car Involved In the fatal accident did not fcnow the boy had been struck, until other person hi the automobile called her attention. to the fact Weather Freezing Sixth Day In Row This morning's freeing tempsra- you doubt it venture out- the sixth consecutive day the mercury has registered 32 degrees or below In Abilene. Saturday's weaUW was some- what milder than-Its predecessors this week, but not enough for ped- estrla0s to ab'andon topcoats. High lor the day was 47 degrees at 4 o'clock, while low mark was 25 de- grees early In the morning. The temperature Is due to rise cautiously today, says the official prediction, continuing Its climb again Monday to break the current cold wave which hit In the hours dawn Tuesday, Two Navy Fliers Killed by Crash EL PASO, Nov. nival plane crashed from an altitude o: about 50 feet at fort Bliss army air- port today, killing two ot Its crew of three. Collapse of a folding was believed to have been the cause. The dead were Aviation Cadet U T. Rowe. pilot, and Machinist's Mate C. K. Wise, both of San Diego Calif. Howard Willis. Filipino mess attendantt escaped with minor In juries. EVENTS TO COME IN WEST TEXAS annual Father-Son Banquet of the Future Farmers of America will be held In Brady :mber H. Cony. Charles L. Souln till speak. Fowler Chad- national commander of tha American Legion, will be here Jan- uary 13 to meet with the local post. fifth annual Jones County Poultry show will be held here December 8. 9 and 10. Albany Lions club Christmas show will be held In. the ilgh school gymnasium December 12, 3WTETWATER. At least 23 schools in Nolan and nearby coun- ties will be represented in a SanU Glaus parade here Friday afternoon. December 7. city will be host to the 19th district American Legion convention December 3 and A. first of a series of educational meetings on the 1333 farm program for Mitchell county farmers will be held at Dom school Nfonday night, November 28. Similar meetings will held In various communities each evening througrt December 8. meetuij of the Stephens, Sliacketford and Throckmotton Counties Medical soc- iety will be held December 8. BIG Texas stamp collectors will meet here Saturday and Sunday. POLICE MAKE SCOTCH PARKI NG EASY FOR ABILENE ALTOS Traffic department officers of the Abilene police are talc- Ing steps to make life easier lor motorists who llXe to park on other drivers' time. The green celluloid dialj in the paiVtng meters are beins replaced with white metal ones. Olliccrs say that with the change s. motorist can tell which meters hive free pirkine at a glance. As Ion? as a pirt of the white metal dial is showing there is about 15 minutes umi left Installation ol the new dials was completed on Cvpresa street between First and ond yesterday. Other ms'ers will be changed in the next few days. ;