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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1938, Abilene, Texas                               Trojans Topple Notre WEST TEXAS' 9WM Cowboys Nick Howard Payne, 7-6 See Page 10 VOL. LVII, NO. 187. rr, OK OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNINO, DECEMBER 4, 1938-THIHTY.FOUR PACES IN THREE SECTIONS THIS IS MARBLE SEASON FOR HER Marj' Geneva (upper 19, wanted to borrow a sled In New York, but In order to get it she had to play marbles with the neighbor boy owner. And In his book, winter marbles Is much different than spring marbles. Instead of shooting them, you swallow them. So Mary swallowed her share, and now look at the picture 'below.. Those are the marbles In Mary's stomach, as shown by an X-ray, and Mary was In the hospital. (AP Photos.) CMC Demaiids fbike Fisher Body Walkout Called Accord Violation; Buick Assembly Stopped DETROIT. Dec. 3-W-General Motors Corp. "demanded" an Im- mediate termination or a strike at Fisher Body plant No. 1 at Flint if i. i 1 sent- lodai' Homer Martin, president of the CIO United Automobile Workers. The telegram, signed by C. E. Wilson, vice-president of General Motors, satd Martin's authorization of the strike, announced this after- noon, was a "direct violation" of the DAW-GM agreement. The tele- gram concluded: "We demand that this strike be called off at once and the Issue (substitution or day work for piece work in one depart- ment) be appealed in accordance with your Martin earlier had said the UAW executive board gave "full and complete" authorization- to the walkout. Representatives or the UAW and the management met here yester- day a-rew hours niter the strike began.; but recessed later without comment. The walkout took place at. the Fisher Body plant No. 1 employes voted 8 to 1 to strike as i consequence of a. prolonged dis- pute over demands of workers. In two departments tor day wages'In- stead of piece-work rates. G. M. executives said Fish- er employes were atfectcd directly by the strike, which halted opera- tions anl brought a complete shut- down. This created a shortage of bodies which stopped the Buick fi- nal assembly line. Cor.tinuation of the strike into next week, it was said, would further hamper Buick operations. Daughter, 14, Slays Father Accidentally SAN ANTONIO. Dec. cldenlally shot by his 11-year-old daughter. while deer hunting 12 mllo southeast ol here. Clinton C. Williams, 37, was In- stantly killed today. Williams received the full chargi- from a shotgun shell in the lelt side when, according to the story lold his daughter, tlic girl tripped and fell and the sun was discharged. Tech Regent AUSTIN, Dec. Mc- Gee of Fort Worth today became a regent ot Texas Technological col- lege at Lubbock succeeding Clifford Jones of Spur who recently was named president of the state Insti- tution. Ihe Weather APII.KXK AMI VtrlXITVi Mo rrr on- F.AST TEXAS: Mn-Ily SnnJ.r tnd Mmdo Mrtntaj, Mftlrralr iwvalhfrly Mind, 1Jlt row, pmTiabls ctnitlnK nnrthrrl. UEJ.T TKVI'S: rur'.h finite, I" north iwtl'-ii SnmUr: jarllj roidfr fn TKMPK.R ATI RV.S HOIR T. Jf. n ftt p. m. trilrnlAt. and ?j; rfav A fi; and .ntrrdiF, U.I. To Select President Soon Gulick of Columbia Among Educators Being Considered AUSTIN. Dec. an- nouncement of a new president of Ihe University of Texas, largest state university In the South, prob- ably will be delayed unlil about Christmas it was learned here lo- djy. J. R. Parton, member of the uni- versity board of regents, said nt Houston any announcement at this lime on Ihe situation would be pre- mature. Par ten who Is on the re- gents' special committee [o recom- mend a president, had Just return- ed to his Houston home from New York where he spent several Official sources intimated that Dr. Luther Halsey Gulick of Col- ombia university. New York, was among leading educators under consideration for the place. Dr. Gulick, who was In Ballimore on business, declined to discuss reports originating here to the effect he had been tendered the position and was expected to accept in the near future. J. W. Calhoun, who has been acting of the unlversiay since the death of Dr. H. Y. Bene- dict In May, 1931, will continue In lhat position until a new president is chosen. Calhoun, long-time member of the university faculty, Is not an applicant [or Ihe presidency. Charged In Killing HARRISONBURG, Va Dec. Attorney D. wsniplcr Earman of Rockiniham county said Rosser Smith Morris 59, was held on A charge ot murder tonight after the tenant farmer told a story o[ slaying his wile be- cause he believed she threw away one of his shoes. TB Deaths Low NEW YORK. Dec. Rec- ord low in the nation's annual tu- terculosls death rate has been In- dicated for 1V31. Dr. Kendall Emer- son, managing director of the llonal Tuberculosis association an- nounced today. 'TO MAKE AMERICA CLICK'- PHIOE FIVE CENTS. Amwlcan- In- MVMnim.ntnri.hor .........._'..-...____..... Dec, ot American Industrial leaders shoe's an overwhelming majority wishes to adopt a program of peace with government and labor to end unemployment and bring back prosperity. Several of the leaders prominently connected with the Ha- llonal Association of Manufactur- ers, disclosed the fact today. The association, biggest organl- American In- dustry, has Its annual convention here next week, and the canvass was taken la sound out sentiment for Its annual platform. The spokesmen said there is no evidence of any widespread desire to take advantage of the recent elections which Industry generally is In a political campaign against government or labor. The keynote ol the conven- tion, they nld, will be "cooper- make America While the convention will ask some modifications of government policy, they declared there has been no disposition "to BO from the 'liberal social the new deal. National progress demands, backward" gains" of they said, co-operation of government. Industry, commerce, labor ag- riculture It was forecast that Industry, as a, group, would confess Its past and would urge that other groups   rsnetn involved, Lord .BiHtaac '-it'. liable quaiuis ttlns ambassador to Home, the Bart ol Perth to take a stand" against Italy's latest antf-Frehch. drive. This drive threatened to wreck .LONDON, Dee. was otffcttly announced today' thai Minister Chamber- lain and Fonln Minister Hali- fax' would Tirft January 11 to January 14 for talks on IntcnuUonal attain with Pre- nUer.MiuMUni. Chamberlain's projected visit to Rome in January. There were some who felt the fast changing European scene- might yet shift enough to force a reconsideration of the visit. Britain decided on the Rome rep- resentations to reinforce the re- quest of the French ambassador in Rome, Andre Francois-Poncet, Cor an explanation of the Italian clam- TUNISIA, Ff. 4, CoL 7 Biackwell Votes School Bond BLACKWELL, Dec. residents voted 113 to W today for issuance of In bonds to fi- nance improvements lo the school system. Superintendent Leroy Stone said improvements would tac'Iude en- largement of the gymnasium-audi- torium and construction of a voca- tional agriculture and home eco- nomics department. WPA will be asked for aid In the building. Don Smith, Swretwater, has been retained as architect. EVENTS TO COME JN WEST TEXAS THROCKMORTOJf. Annas! chamber of commerce banquet will be held Tuesday. County Poultry shew, in annual event, will be held Thursday. Friday and Saturday, COLORADO. banr cjuet of the Colorado -chamber of commerce will be heM December 13. Jor construction of Baird's municipal power plant be opened December 17. Christmis ball is slated December 21-23. BLACKWELL. White Hit ranch's fale will bo held Dccerr.ter 11. aiSISG STAR. Workers' con- ference of the Cisco Baptist asso- ciation will be held Wednesday. PHIN REYNOLDS REVIVES FRONTIER DAYS IN REPORTER-NEWS History that was made by the first white settlers of the land rtjht around the homes ol West Ttxans was as exciting and as colorful a.s anything lhat ever transpired upon any Held where great armies of the past faced each other in battle array. The trader, the merchant, the cowboy, the trail driver, and peace officer, the those people who broke the first wagon tracks across this part of the continent contrib- uted something to the de- velopment of America thai was as valuable as hard lo pe'- form ihe accomplishments of any statesman of colonial days whose name today Is rs- sercd. The therefore, is proud to announce that It will be the (irsl io publish the Recoiled- Ions and Experiences of the Front- ier Lite ot Thin W. told by Reynolds to J. R. Webb ol Albany. V.'fbb, collector of the lore of Ihe cattle trail and the cow camp ot the days when the white man wss Just beginning to settle as tjr west as Fort See REYNOLDS, Ft. 1. CoL S   

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