Abilene Reporter News, December 6, 1938

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1938, Abilene, Texas WIST TEXAS' OWM NEWSPAPER VOL. LVIH, NO. 189, "WITHOUT. OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRfENDS OR WES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Aueclaltd tint Mr I ABILEKE, TEXAS, TUESDAY irfORNINO, DECEMBER 6, PAGES. taut titu afternoon. B. II. Trilchard. a member of Ihe committee and farmer In the Shep community, said in an- nouncing the mcctlni- that It for the purpose of express- ing "our appreciation for the AAA program and profestinf complaints directed il II by the West Texas chamber ot com- merce." PrilcTiard said the, meeilnr would be open lo all who vtlsh to attend, and that the floor would be offered (o those wish- ing to say anything. "I'm just a dirt farmer, with corns In my he said, spreading out well-calloused palms to prove his assertion. "I'm going to say a fen things that afternoon in ths capaci- ty of a common farmer. There arc no strings attached to me, 50 I cai say what I please." Cotton farmers will vote'Saturday on enactment of cotton marketing quotas for 1938. Discussions of this subject will consume much of the meeting. AHS Pepstresses To Aid TB Trinket Sale A hundred members of the Abi- lene high school pep squad will de- vote Thursday and Friday after- noons and all of Saturday lo sales In the downtown district of tuber- culosis buttons and bangles Mrs O. c. Williams, bangles and buttons chairman, said .Monday. Afternoon sales will begin at 3 o'clock, Vivian Llddell, pep squat sponsor, will assist, Mrs. Bonnie Chlldcrs Is assistant to Mrs Wil- liams. PRICE FIVE CENTS. FDR To Press Liberal Program Dictatorships Given Warning Of U.S. Might Reaffirms Belief In Liberalism To University Forum CHAPEL HILL, K. C., Dec. Roosevelt served notice on the South and the nation at large today that he would go forward with a "liberal" program of govern- ment despite New Deal elec- tion reverses. AMERICA POINTS WAI Addressing a University of North Carolina student forum, he also de- clared what America does or falls to lo In the next few years "has a far greater bearing and Influence on the history of the human race lor centuries to come than most of us who are here today can ever con- ceive." In an Implied warning lo dictator- ships, he asserted the United Stales was "not only the largest nad most powerful democracy in the whole world, but other democracies iook to us for leadership that world democracy may survive." 'You undergraduates who see me for the first Roosevelt said, "have read In your newspapers and heard on the air that I am, at the very least, an consorter with communists. a destroyer of the rich, a breaker of ancient traditions. You think of me perhaps as the Inventor of the economic royalist, of the wicked utilities, of the money changers in the temple. You have heard for six years that I was about to plunge the nation into war. that you arid your little brothers would be sent to the bloody fields of bat- tle In Europe; that I was driving the nation into bankruptcy, and that I breakfasted every morning on grilled milllonlare. "Actually, I am exceedingly mild mannered -person a practi- tioner of peace, both domestic and foreign, a believer In the capitalis- tic system, and for my breakfast a devotee of scrambled eggs." He reaffirmed his faith in the po- ll of liberalism by saying; "You have read that as a result of the balloting last Novem- ber, the liberal forces in the United States are on their way to the ceme- I ask you to remember that u'beral forces In the United States have often been killed and the inevitable result that In short order they have come to life again with more strength than they had before." CARDOZO'S THEME The president adopted as his theme a a ..tention by the late Su- preme Court Justice Benjamin N Cardoia that "We live in a world of hence there can "be no constancy in law." "I am speaking not of the external policies of the United Mr Roosevelt said. 'They are exerted on the side of peace and they are exerted more strongly yian ever be- fore toward the self-preservation of democracies through the assurance of peace. "What I would emphasize is the maintenace of successful democracy Ste FDR Pj. 10, Col. 8 URGING CITIZENS TO O'Daniel's Board Endorses Aims VFW To Lay District Convention Plans At a meeting of the local post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars tonight at Ihe Woodmen hall plans will be made for the district seven convention here Sunday. Entertainment will be furnished for posts of both districts seven and eijht but the business session will be solely for district seven. In- cluded among the towns expected [o be represented with delegates will, be Lubbock. Sweetwater and Big Spring of district seven and Brownwood. San Angelo and Cisco of district eight. T. c. Anderson will be in charge of local arrangements. Order Designation Of Lamesa Road AUSTIN'. Is- tin county line in the direction o Slanton. 'VOICE'CAUSES ABILENIAN TO GIVE FAITH HEALER, M.RIDE BY GARTH JONES The man who taught Moses arithmetic swung a gnarled hand in a semi-circle. "I passed my hand like that over her he said, and she was healed. As he sat on the edge of the bed In his third rate hotel room, Ihe 94-year-old faith healer looked about half his real age, physically. But In hts eyes the knowledge of ages gleamed from an unfathomable depth. Here's where the story began: Yesterday afternoon about sundown a prominent citizen was driving into town after a business trip. As he approached Abilene, he felt a mysterious feeling. A voice spoke to him, he says, and told him to pick up an old man lhat was walking along the highway. The Abllenlan looked down the was an old man walking along the road. His head was thrown back and he hummed as he walked. When they got to town the local man asked the aged hitchhiker If he had any money. "No, but I am not the Abllenlan says the man told him. In respect for the old man's age the businessman drove to a certain hotel and them to take care of his passenger See HITCHHIKER, Pj. 10. CoL RESIGNING POST LEON C. HANSON Ranson Heads ColemanFSA -Res rgnotion-Qf Assistant County Agent Announced Leon C. Ranson, assistant Taylor county agent the past three years, has resigned, effective Immediately, to take a position as-supervisor of the farm security administration in Coleman county. This announcement was made at the 4-H club Achievement Day program yesterday by County Agent Knox Parr. Hanson's resignation was tendered to W. I. Glass, exten- sion service agent In district 7, two weeks ago. Ranson, a 1932 graduate of Texas A. M. college where he was a member of the International live- stock Judging team the previous year, leaves the extension service to become the first full-time sup- ervisor of FSA In Coleman county. The present supervisor will devote his. time to Brown county, the two being under joint direction at the present HERE IN' 1935 Ranson, Taylor county's first as- sistant, came to Abilene December 3, 1935 from Amherst, where he had been cotton adjustment as- sistant, previous lo that time and Immediately following graduation, he operated a hatchery at Mid land. During that three year period boys 4-H club work has made a tremendous growth under'direction of Ranson. who has organized nine clubs with a membership of 164. Previous to that time not a boy was enrolled In 4-H club work In the county. The most remarkable achieve- ment in club work was Ihe winning of five trips to the International Ste RANSON, Tj: 10, CoL 1 Navy Plane Hits 'Garage; Two Killed SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. A navy plane crashed into a garage In Coronado today setting fire ,10 the building, and burning to death the pilot and observer. Names of the victims were an- nounced by navy authorities as F ana uanewn Harsraves. i t commls- aviation machinist's mate, second sion Included: Dawson Dcsignalion of stale u< il v. BI.HC wiaow nves in coronado highway from Lamesa south to Mar- Calif. Margraves is survived by his tin rnnnfv l-n _., ._ _ _. class. lives In Coronado ouin.cu uj nu me new oraer. signea D? mother. Mrs. Dora Stall Hargraves, nomlcs Minister Walther Funk: Los Angeles. 'CROSS-LICENSING' ARRANGED- PATENT SWAPPING SPURS AUTO INDUSTRY, COMMITTEE TOLD WASHINGTON. Dec. 5 Tiie monopoly committee received testimony today that competition between automobile manufacturers hid been kept brisk by free swap- Ing of practice now larsely In process of abandonment. Alfred Reeves, vice president of the automobile manufacturers, said that much of the Industry has been srouped for 20 years in a "cross- licensing" arrangement whereby, with restrictions, all the members ot the pool were authorized lo use the others' patents. Since 1935, however, he said, this has applied only to patents grant- ed In the past. Future patents are to be the property o! the company perfecting (hem, to do with as it thinks best. Henry Ford, who has played a lone hand through his career, Is not in this patents pool, but his shy, mild-m.innrrrd son, Bdsd B. Ford, told the committee the Ford Motor company permits anybody who wants to do so to use Its patent.! free of charge. In turn It refuses to employ devices which It cannot get on similar terms. The company, tht younger Ford de- clared, intends to stick to that two- point policy. The Packard Motor company, President Alvan McCauley, testified, has always charged royalties for the use of Its patents, ant! paid royal- ties for the use of patents held by others, and will continue to do so. Senator O'Manoney chairman ot Ihe committee, said alter the adjournment that the testimony had shown that patent practices in the automobile indus- Ihe policies pursued were ben would not be found lo be true ot maiely 30 mllrs west of here reach some oihcr industries, mentioning ed a depth of 13.063 feet and w Group Favors Tax Spreading Industrialization, Age Pensions And Economy Discussed FORT WORTH, Dec. 5 LP) Unanimous endorse- ment of Governor Elect W, Lee O'Daniel'] legislative pro. gram was voted by His board of advisors here todayi 31 PRESENT This .program Incites payment of old age pensions' as advocated by O'Danlel, drastic curtailment of state operating expenses and In- dustrialization of the state. The board also commended O'Daniel-for setting up the advisory board and called on the citizenship of Texas to cooperate with, his ad- ministration. Thirty-two of the 36 men and women appointed on the board by O'Danlel attended the all day ses- sion. Carr P. Collins, Dallas In- surance man and close friend of Ihe governor-elect, also attended. O'Danlel anuqunced alter "the alp'were .In-accord that tne'penjfons should- be si-he had advocated. Many of the advisors who spoke In the morning are said to have ad- vocated a general, .salts tax for pension purposes, but the formal vote taken just before the final ad- journment suggested that the tax load be spread so that it will hot prove burdensome to any' given In- dustry or group of citizens. ECONOMY STRESSED Economy in government and the elimination of useless bureaus and commissions was given a "very full O'Daniel said. O'Daniel announced it would be his policy to Insist that all ap- propriation bills passed by the legislature be accompanied by a tax levy.sufficient to cover the ap- propriation. i In this way, he said, he hopes to check the steady growth of the state's deficit, and start the state toward a cash basis. He said that Blake A. Carter of San Angelo reported capital was available in that city for a wool scouring plant, if it could be shown that It could be operated profitably. Delay Looms On Oil Ciosrngs Suit AUSTIN, Dec. attorneys tonight seemed near an agreement whicn would postpone for a month trial ot a suit chal- lenging legality' of the statewide Saturday and Sunday oil production shutdowns. The trial is docketed for Wednesday. An Important point In the case, filed by C. R. stames o! Glade- water, East Texas operator, was whether or not (he commission had cut Starnes' marginal wells below the production to which they were entitled tinder the marginal well statute. The attorney general's depart- ment contended the only way to determine SUmes' producers were In fact marginal wells was to make a test over a 30-day period. Real Estate Banned For German Jews -_ BERLIN, Dec. new P. Kerr. the pilot, an aviation economics minlstery order today cao'et. and Carleion Hirsraves gems and p... possess securities. 1. Prohibited German Jews from acquiring, pawning or selling gems and precious metals without psr- mits. It specifically enumerated gold, platinum, silver, precious stones and pearls on the banned list. 2. Provided that they no longer may possess real estate and. In selling what they now own, be obliged to obtain special permits. 068 tcst 3 "v. ..ILII.IIV imp to a saie iciiicimg nere wnnout uainc added that this in the Agua Duke field, approxt- Injury to any of the live pjsstnters fminrt tn ha (run nf n.sYAlu MIL. i___ Slass. drilling ahead. Santa Claus Relegated To Second Team Bench As Attraction By Davey O'Brien FOR WORTH, Dec. Claus today rode the second team bench, replaced by Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian univer- sity s 150-pound ail-American quarterback. An eight-year-old boy, trying to make his way through a crowd surrounding Davey. who was autographing footballs In a local depart- ment store Saturday, was accosted by' the bearded old gentleman 'Come over here and talk to me." Santa beseeched. The boy looked Santa over carefully, then answered: "Heck. no. I've seen you before. Where's Davey NLRB'sRuleOf Industry Upheld Authority Exceeded In Voiding AFL Cohtroct With Utility, Court Rules DECISIONS AT A GIANCE: The supreme court took the (oDawini attlon: Declared that National Labor board had no right lo minify an AFL contract, but affirmed that board has tide jurisdiction over industry. Declined to sift Tom Motnfj's caooxl permission to fife a writ ol habeas corpus. Deferred for at ieut.a.week dceUani on cuts taiotrinr eonsii- anttiorttr and lie of a stafe to change vote on (be eoHtfiitlonal imendnent toibotfah child labor. WASHINGTON, OK. supreme court decided today that the National Labor board had exceeded 'its' authority In nullifying collec- tive bargaining contracts between AJL union and the Consolidated Edison company of New York and Its affilates. At the same time the court affirmed that tht board has jurisdiction over labor relations of companies' like the big-New York, utility, and upheld part of a board order against .the concern. Despite the contention ot the corporation and its 'affiliates thit they operate entirely within, t state and were thus oulslde .the federal government's constitutional power over interstate commerce, the jus- tices ruled that their'operations were vital' to such commerce .and thus a matter of federal concern. As to the board's Invalidation of contracts, with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, rival of a CIO .union, Ihe court slid the brotherhood comprised 80 per cent of the companies' eligible em- ployes and that the board had failed to give it proper notice that Its agreement was under fire. GREEN HAILS RULING William Green, president of the American Federation' of Labor, hailed the decision as a great vic- tory for his organization and "a great boon to the nation." "The supreme court has knocked the props out from under the board's arbitrary, prejudicial and grossly unfair position toward the AFL with regard to union con- he said in a statement to that the decision the press. Green added served notice upon the labor board that law and justice would not sanction Its policy of "favoritism to the CIO." Joseph A. Padway, AFL general counsel, said the court's decision that the labor act give the board no "express authority" to Invalidate contracts of independent unions would affect labor board decisions invalidating contracts in numerous other cases. Returns Felon OKLAHOMA CITY. Dec. securities. 13 Uuc 10 ueai ana water service tonignt a The new order, signed by Eco- "'eased soon from McAlesler the coal supplies of the British elec penitentiary. Albany To Send Oil Delegation ALBANY, Dec. cham- ber of commerce Tuesday will launch a campaign to secure a large representation to attend the annual banquet of the West Cen- tral Texas Oil c-as association convention in Abilene Saturday 'Special committees have been ap- pointed by J. H. Sedwlck, as chair- man, to push sale of the banquet tickets. Association members aid- ing In the drive include Andrew if. Howsley, Joe Clarke, Sedwick, A. V. Jones'and Ralph O. Fleming, who Is second vice' president ol the as- sociation. Miss Ollie E. Clarke, manaser of the chamber 'of commerce, said Al- bany would challenge any other town In ths district to have a larg- er delegation. Albany has the record of having the largest associate membership !n the organization, considering size of the town. In the West Central Texas district. The ticket drive is being pushed also among local bus- iness men. Albany will also be well repre- sented at both the noon luncheon and the business session of the convention. Miss Clarke said. Fight Persecution WASHINGTON. Dec. 5 _ tf) _ Catholic and Protestant church leaders Joined with Senator Edward R. Burks (D-Neb.) tonight hi call for "normal against racial and religious persecution throughout the world. Hankow In Dark HANKOW. Dec. w LUUUI.J. 10 lace became a city without electric lights, a forgery charge. Baser is due to heat and water service tonight as tricity company were exhausted. CORPUS CHRISTI. Dec. was en route from Fort Worth to Texas gained its first U.OOO-foot oil S3" Antonio. John Hurst, pilot, brought the WITH FIVE Pilot Berths Passenger Plane Safely AfterOne Of Two Motors Falls Out WACO. Doc. fell, The 730-hc.rsepowr motor, weight out of a bi-motored passenger plane about "oO pounds, dropped into a (Braniff Airways! today the ship M mlks Waco- Iirst developed 15 v- plm orousnt company. So. 1 Minnie Brown ship to a safe Ur.dins w aboard. Another ship picked up the pas. wngers and proceeded southward. milts north of here, iwar West. Tex. At Dallas headqujrters of tha sir- ways passenger service, it was ex- plained that the cause of the awl- dent couM not be determined until company representatives and feder- al aeronautics experts study the motor, ;