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   El Paso Herald Post (Newspaper) - January 10, 1914, El Paso, Texas                                 Ml rifii  SCRIPTS -HOWARD  XJ, S. Forecast: Cloudy tonight and tomorrow; probably light rain; not much change in temperature. (Details on  VOL. LXI. N0. 9,  EL PASO, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY JO; 1941  In Knife Death  •Sorry 1 Did It,’  She Says After Night Of Hysteria  ’ “God knows I’m sorry I did it.”  Haggard from lack of sleep, a three-inch gash over her right eye, Mrs. Alfred A.  Schneider today in the City Jail faced a murder charge for the knife slaying of tier hu^aand last night.  Her hyst^a of^faist night gone, Mrs. Schneider said she wished she could have awakened today to find the tragedy was just a dream.  Assistant District Attorney Harold Lotig filed the murder charge against jkxs. Schneider today in JuSjSfeb of the Peace Crawford’s ; V;£ ,.;  Schneider will be trans-'ounty Jail.  Alfred A. Schneider,  * 44, was found last night in the Schneider apartment at 412 Wyoming street Phoned for Doctor  * Mr. ^Schneider’s body was first seen by Dr. John A. Hardy. The El Paso auto mechanic was dead when Dr. Hardy arrived at the Schnei- 1  ders* room, the physician told police. Br~ Jiardy called police.  ^    Mrs. Schneider  ;|Sd    r at hi«? homst  asking    “come up right  away.”  ^ Wound in Heart  autopsyperformed at Peak-Hagedon Mortuary- showed thait death had been caused by knife wounds in the heart and left lung. The-rewere other wounds through the-muscle of the upper and lower left v arm, and cuts on both hands.  Calmly today, Mrs. Schneider told how she killed her husband.  “He had been mean all day,” she said, “and nothing I did seemed ,^to please him. He said he wanted, Jpsomething to eat, and that it had; better be ham and eggs.    ;  Cot Up Some Lettuce  “I went down and got some ham. ‘ and came back to fix it, but then j he said he didn’t want any— ham.  “I took the butcher knife and started to cut up some* lettuce. I (Continued on Page 9, Col. 4)  Depot Drawing Wins Prize  Alfred A. Schneider, stabbed tç death by his wife.  Present Council Asks For Second Term  À11 members of the present City j administration will file for re-elec-  Mates With Working Wives Face Army Life  Married men from El Paso County  will be going to the Army for a  year of training, if their wives are  not dependent on them for support,  officials of the five Selective Service Boards said today.  The,. Boards reversed an earlier policy to put all married men in Class $[1 and decided to put married men. whose wives work or otherwise are not dependent in Class I-A, the group from which draftees are taken in the order of their order numbers.  Draft questionnaires already have been sent to a number of married men scheduled for Class I-A.  Draft Board members said they decided to; take married men without dependents because they were getting too few men in Class I-A from single men to fill draft quotas.  (Continued on Page 9, Col. 3)  tion, Mayor Anderson said today.  Mayor Anderson and Aldermen Walthall, Morgan. Travis and Duke have signed their applications to the City Democratic Executive Committee to place their names on the primary election ballot, the Mayor said.  They will file with City Chairman W. O. Hamilton early next week. The deadline is Wednesday.  Mayor Anderson said political rumors that Alderman Morgan would retire from politics are unfounded. Mr. Morgan will be with the ticket, he, said. It had been reported that Mayor Anderson was hunting another candidate to take Mr. Morgan’s place.    i  Mr. Morgan denied a similar ru-i mor recently.  “I talked to Mr. Morgan yesterday, and he is going to be with us,” Mayor Anderson said. “There has never been any idea that we would change the ticket.”  City Treasurer Ben Carroll filed for re-election, and Police Judge Langford said he will run for another term.  Louis Fail, former alderman, who said • recently that he intended to head a ticket, said yesterday that he would “have a statement soon.”  Besieged Albanian Town, Commanding Main Roads, Falls  By United Press  ATHENS, Greece Jan. 10. — Greek troops have captured Klisura, Italian stronghold in southeast Albania, it was announced officially today.  The town had been under siege almost a month. Italian troops were reported to have evacuated it two weeks ago but they had taken up positions in the surrounding ^mountains, where their artillery could drop shells into the town, and had prevented the Greeks from entering it ,  The announcement that “Klisura has fallen,” was taken to mean that the last Italian positions in the area had been wiped out The fiercest fighting of the whole war had raged about Klisura and Tepeleni, 10 miles west. The towns dominate two of the main roads of South Albania, and and had been heavily fortified by the Italians. The road irdm Klisura runs north to Berat, Elbasan and Tirana, Albanian capital. The one from Tepeleni rims west, to Valona, on the ■ coast. Although they have not occupied Tepeleni, the Greeks have laid siege to it and h|ve ! sent advance forces several miles j north and west of the town.  !   (Reports at Struga, Jugoslav border town, said the Greeks had captured two Italian officers and 200 men and five machine guns when they occupied the village of Matra, 18 miles east of Valona, in the Tepeleni sector, and that | they had captured four Italian officers. 359 men, several field guns land eight machine guns when they occupied Ljan, 16 miles south of Valona).  A government spokesman said the Greeks had captured several more villages and prisoners in the central Albanian sector, where the Italians had not counter-attacked for four days.  Would Allow U. S. To Extend Aid To Any Government  •/  ISiSl  By Untied Press  WASHINGTON, lan. 10. The Administration's measure for convi United States into an for democracy” wa before Congress today wip^f prise provision. that would the repair and outfitting of warships inAmericanported  The bill, embodying Roosevelt's plan of fending can-made munitions ..•’tot. Greece and China, plies now in the S. armed forces, was the Senate and House ly by Democratic Leader* Barkley and John W  The measui« contained sential points andy wa& drawn to permit exteft*i ican aid to any goy^Mc^t defense the President be vital to the"defense of theXJj States.”  .* ■ •’  The bill contained no p: iCor funds, but is sweeping legislation. Mr, would ask for appropriations the present legislation has beep  Cream colored stucco walls and a red brown roof if ffce color scheme of the proposed remodeled Union Depot above by Louis Deauble Jr., winner of the Cff&mber of Commerce Woman’s De-  ÿ * * *  partment contest* TJie tower (tat a clock. At the portals, th«re are wrought iron lamps. The iron fence is replaced by an adobe wall in the same color scheme^ Native plants are along the wall.  * * * » ...........................—* ....................——  ^ASmNGTOK  The aid- to -  day was given ap historic num~ ber when it reached the House Mil room. . ■  :  •  The number is 1776.  Would Carry Traffic From Pershing Drive To Alameda Avenue  Louis Daeuble Jr. Presents Best Beautification Plan  British Bomb Ruhr And Invasion Ports  Germans Raid Big * English Cities  By Associated Press  LONDON, Jan. 1 0.—British bombers protected by hundreds of fighters swarmed over 1000 square miles of Northern France  for an hour today in a great daylight raid, blasting airdromes, military installations and patrol vessels, the British announced tonight.  The City Council may sider its proposal to pave street as a traffic outlet for Points and shift the paving project to Estrella street. Mayor Anderson said today.  Both Estrella and Raylor parallel j Piedras street, but Estrella would provide a traffic outlet through to Alameda avenue. Mayor Anderson said.  i   !  Paving of Raynor street would end at Durazno street and force  |P  , all traffic to turn at Durazno and)  0 e f’  .then cross traffic on Piedras to ! areliitectLii-al  Louis Deauble Jr., young El Paso architect, today was recon-1 awarded the $25 cash prize in the contest sponsored by the Raynor;chamber of Commerce Woman’s Department to obtain  Five  | sketches of a proposed remodeled Union Depot along the lines ion which the Woman's Department is asking of the Union  ¡Depot Board of Directors. *-  ! The architectural comfhittee of the department and the secret committee of awards met to name th^win-j ner.  “We are so pleased with Mr.  Daeuble’s sketch,”, said Mrs. Otis C. chairman of the downtown committee. “He has!  or  PLANS WATER EXTENSION  Special to Herald-Post  CHIHUAHUA CITY, Jan. 10.— Governor Chavez has sent a bill to the local chamber of deputies, proposing an extensive program of waiter main installation, sewer laying, and street paving.  Compiled from U. P. and A P. Dispatches  British long range bombers struck hard at the heart of Germany's vital industrial Ruhr during the night, directing their main attack on a synthetic oil plant at Gelsenkirchen where explosions and fires were observed, the British Air Ministry said in London today.  “The inland ports of Duisberg, Ruhrort, Duesseldorf and a number of other objectives in the Ruhr, including factories, blast furnaces and railways, also were attacked,” the British Air Ministry reported.  The R. A. F. was said also to have carried out raids on an oil storage plant at Rotterdam and docks at the (Continued on Page 7, Col. 3)  j continue toward the business dis-i trict.  “The Estrella street route would ! permit traffic going to town to | make a right turn into Alameda/’ j Mayor Anderson said. “1 am inclined to think that is better. We I would still have the outlet west to Durazno, and in addition would get the outlet on Alameda.  “I went out in the district and drove over the two routes, studying them from the the route 1 would driver. I believe the has the advantage.  “Traffic could turn off Pershing without making a sharp angle turn*’  Mayor Anderson said the Council will take the proposal up with! the Commissioners Court,    i  standpoint of prefer as a Estrella route  *  Burglars entered the offices of the Raton Coal Co. at 1821 Texas street last night, broke the knob off the safe, took $30 in cash and left a note saying, “You have contributed to the Gr^ek cause.”  M. L. Hunt, company manager, told police he wouldn't mind the loss if he thought the money would go to the 'Greeks—which he doubted.  A. J. W. Schmid, chairman of the local committee for collection of funds for the Greeks, said the money hadn’t been turned in to the Greek fund today.  The note was written on the back of a company contract, in a Wide scrawl. The spelling was bad.  “I guess the note is a receipt,” said Mr. Hunt.  Streamlined Type—  Dream Girl Of Future Is Tall, Blond And Married  Light Rains Headed To El Paso Southwest  pictured, in beautiful color tones,! that which we want in the remod-j eled station.  “We appreciate the civic spirit in! which the architects submitted sketches. For the prize cannot compensate them for the time and expense involved. We realize how busy the El Paso architects are at this time.”  The sketch will be shown to the members of the Union Depot Board of Directors when they meet here Feb. 4.  The department today mailed letters to the seven members of the board asking them to give an answer to their request for a remodeled depot when they meet here Feb. 4 instead of taking their request under consideration at the meeting.  With the letters, they are enclosing signatures of 150 ^1 Paso ship-! pers and The Herald-Post’s repro-| duction of Mr. Daeuble’s spetch. j They are enclosing also clippings from the El Paso newspapers’ ¡news and editorial columns dealing ,with the Woman’s Department’s (Continued on Page 9, Cbl. 5)  Berlin Announces New Agreement  By United Press  •BERLIN, Jan. 10.—A new Ger-man-Russian pact of friendship covering new problems which arose during the past year was signed today, authorized German quarters said.  It was distinct from a commercial accord which has been under negotiation in Moscow for several months and signature of which is believed imminent.  The new pact provides:  1.    For formal renewal of the Russo-German friendship treaty which expired at the end of 1940.  2.    For the settlement of problems connected with the Russian occupation of the Baltic states, such as compensation to repatriated German property owners.  3.    For final settlement of problems connected with establishing a border in Poland.  4.    For increased economic exchanges.  Charge For Water Main Extensions  Says Fee Blocks Laying Pipe To Hike Property Values  Ashley G. Classen, Water Department superintendent, today defended the department’s policy of charging for new water service extensions.  Mrs. P. M. Chavez of 511 South Virginia street asked the City Council to order extension of water service to threa blocks on Concepcion street and Valverde avenue, asserting that the Watiir Department wants to charge 23 families $1500 for the main extensions, and that they are unable ttf pay.  Mr. Classen said the department agreed to extend the mains if 15 families would pay $25 each, a 5  total of $375. Cost of the exten-(Continued on Page 9, Col. 5)  proved. He stressed at a ference that with the utmost speed. .  Giving the President unlimited power, the measure vides:    V  —The sale, leasing, lending other disposition of any materials to “any country wj defense the President deems to the defense of the. XJ States,” including both new mal rial and equipment now on —Authority to test, repair, fit or otherwise place in working order any defense of a friendly be&igërent. For ample, it would be possible ships of the British fleet to  K  repaired in the Brooklyn Yard if the President coi in the interest of our natioxud : fense to do so.  -The manufacture of war" rials for friendly foreign ernments in both go^ owned and privately owned j als, factories and shipyards.!  —The communication to friendly government of any!  Wooly Sheep In Cotton Clothing  By Associated Press  NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 10.—This is a story of wooly sheep in cotton clothing, a devious, modem method of helping the Dixie sharecropper.  vFive hundred coats for shorn shyp will be shipped to Wyoming next week to carry on an experiment which a Government official here today said could mean a new use for cotton and a potential consumption of 50,000 bales annually.  They will be worn from shearing time to shearing time to protect the sheep from the weather. The sheep’s wool will grow, under the cotton jacket.  J    By JOAN YOUNGER  j United Press Staff Correspondent  j NEW YORK. Jan. 9.-The dream  ¡girl of the future, who is “Miss  Fashion Futures” is blond, blue  eyed, 5 feet 10 inches tall, and Phi  Beta Kappa, a crack rifle shot, and married.  That, according to the fashion group, backed up by 4000 merchants from all over* the country, is the streamlined type of tomorrow, personified by Josephine Caldwell, first chosen Miss Philadelphia, and last night voted Miss Fashion Fu  tures at the super-colossal style show of that name.  “Oh, it’s wonderful!” Miss Caldwell said, running off the stage with her title and landing in the arms of her friends from Philadelphia. She was flustered, repeating over and over that she wanted to call “Gilbert.” Gilbert, it turned out, is her husband, Gilbert Barron, an interne in Pennsylvania Hospital,  Somewhat later, more composed and sitting in front of photographers, Miss Caldwell said that (Continued on Page 9, Col, 3)  Light rains will sweep the El Paso j Southwest tonight and tomorrow, the Weather Man predicted today, and Cloudcroft and Ruidoso may get snow.\    |  j Snow was forecast for the higher, ¡portions of southern New Mexico.I j With rain expected to wash the| ¡lower regions.  The El Paso Southwest was re-j ported cloudy today, but dry.  1  Six inches of new snow fell at Cloudcroft during the past week. There are three inches of old snow. Skiing and sledding are good. The road is fair and chains are not needed. according to the United States Forest Service.  Ruidoso has three inches of new snow on top of one inch of old snow.  I Skiing is fair. The road is good and chains are not needed.  Find World War Heroes Include Bum, Truck Driver, Farmers And Porter  formation pertaining to fense article actually to tbat government,  (Continued on Page & Cel  By United Press  WASHINGTON, Jan. 10.-deut Roosevelt by proclamation, day imposed strict ex{ regulations on copper, brass,! zinc, nickel and potash.  The new control over the s terials, which would permit an < bargo at will, becomes on Feb. 3. Similar controls been proclaimed for steel and products, aviation gasoline and ot strategic materials.  All six materials are for war or defense production, Roosevelt said. He dismiss gestion that copper was because some of the American:  Financial  By FREDERICK C. OTHMAN  United Press Hollywood Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 10.—Heroism paid belated cash dividends today to a couple of farmers, a dump dweller, a self-professed bum, a truck driver, a waiter, a night watchman and a barber shop porter.  They were the men who rode up Broadway in a shower of ticker tape and * crescendo of cheers as the outstanding heroes of the World War. They made up the detail of Sgt. Alvin C. York, who  killed 25 German machine gunners and captured 132 more.  Sergeant York, now a Tennessee farmer with thinning hair and a thickening middle, received a substantial sum tor use of his story in a forthcoming movie. The men who helped in Ills exploit In the Argonne Forest got $250 each for use of their names. The big Job was finding them.  It fell te William Guthrie, white-haired location manager of Warner Brothers* Studio, who traveled 10,000 miles, tracking  down the forgotten heroes. Some were dead; some had disappeared. He located only 10.  At Roxbury, Conn., he found Percy Beardsley, a bachelor living with his father on a well kept fariy. Beardsley sealed the deal with a swig of apple jacfe. In Brookline, Mass., was Otis V, Mer-rithew, city truck driver, living comfortably with his wife and three daughters. Merrlthew said the $250 would give his eldest daughter at least one year of col-  (Continued on Page 13, Col. 2)  been  BoltX:  ard,  duped ~ :; '" socialite bankers'  red In Philadelphia.  This story that Is as fiction is Page 10,  sm«  ISÜI  ■¡I 8   ¡¡Bali  Bfgípé«!   

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