Morning Avalanche, November 11, 1937

Morning Avalanche

November 11, 1937

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Morning Avalanche (Newspaper) - November 11, 1937, Lubbock, Texas Buy A New Fall Suit and Overcoat CLOTHIERS 1003 Broadwaj Starts the Day on the OCRMORNING Sixteenth Year No 8 14 Today Lubbock Thursday November 11 1937 AP Mtani Holiday Spirit To Reign In City Today Y Morgenthau Pledges Drive For Economy Where the War Ended HERE ended the titanic struggle between the nations Just 13 ago today Dazzling white against Hie cgiccu the Forest Cnmpeijrnc stands this new monument to Marshal Ferdinand Focli on the spot near Rclhondcs where German emissaries came to him to ask for the end of fighting The monument Is built rijrht where stood the railway carriage of the Allied commander when the puns alone the Western front stopped speaking and Unknown Soldiers a die Ten Basic Principles For Workable Farm Program Suggested By Louis Taber Major Drive On Nanking Seen By Th Associated Pros SHANGHAI Nov 11 Thursday Two Japanese operations south of Shanghai today indicated imminent offensives to wipe out the last Chi nese resistance here and to launch a major drive toward Nanking Chinas capital Japans army and navy appeared to be massing power in the Nnntso area bordering the French con cession on the south of Shanghai to end the resistance of an esti mated Chinese soldiers left there when the main defense forces withdrew to the west Farther south the Japanese landed reinforcements on both sides of Hangchow bay About troops reached the Chapoo area on the north shore A division landed on the south shore about 70 miles east of Hnngchow port at the head of the bay The objective of the two landing forces was said to be Hangchow main city of Chckiang province cap ture of which could sever one of two railroads linking Shanghai and Nankinc In North meanwhile Japanese reported entering Tai ytianfu captured capital of Shansi province They said they found the bodies of Chinese and con siderable debris from artillery Pete Trader Is Acquitted In Robbery With Firearms Case HUXTSVILLE Nov 10 Traxler Oklahoma and Texas bad man acquitted today of robbery with firearms in the seizure of a pistol after his sensational escape from the EMham prison farm near Weldon July 9 Traxler was as an habit ual criminal which meant punish ment of death or life imprisonment Would have been mandatory had he Veen convicted He already is srrv a life sentence on a Lipscomb Bounty robbery conviction FDR URGES RESPONSE WASHINGTON Nov 10 President Roosevelt urged the pen pie tonight to respond generouMv and promptly to the annual Red Cross campaign beginning tomorrow 1 PAUL D SHOEMAKER Associated Tress Farm Editor HARRISBURG Nov the eve of the special session of congress to enact permanent farm legislation Louis J Taber of Co lumbus master of the National Grange suggested today 10 basic principles which he told delegates to the annual convention should be contained In any workable agricul tural program Commending President Roosevelt for calling the special session which is to convene Monday in ample time for congressmen to give states manlike study to the subject Taber said congress in redeeming its pledge to pass such a law should give full play to the processes of democracy of discussion of elim ination of compromise and of ap proach to a sound workable pro gram Basic Principles Suggested Basic principles suggested by Ta ber It should seek to increase the farmers share of the nations in come and give to agriculture parity of Income 2 It should be built on voluntary cooperation rather than a govern mental straightjacket It should provide for continuing farmer con trol 3 It shoud grant basic exemptions and give maximum benefits to the family sized farm placing as much of the regulation as possible on commercial and largeunit opera tors Should Have Lonjr Time Plan 4 The legislation should contain a sound framework for a longtime land policy provide for retirement of submarginal land and increase of water and wildlife re sources 5 It should be buiU around the soil conservation act with benefits going to all farmers who follow good Turn to Page 13 Column 8 Please Newly Developed Teledynamic Device Reported By Radio Men ROCHESTER N Nov 10 Radio engineers in session here to day were told in a paper by a trio of the staff of the Radio Corpora tion of American laboratories that by means of a newly developed teledynamic1 device it was possible to control from any point in a build ing a great variety of devices re motely located without the use of any connecting wires other than the rccular lichtins circuit By pluecinp the control device into a convenient electrical outlet win dows can be closed furnaces started lamps liehtcd fans started machines controller and radios ran be tuned from another room Seeiey said CHILD DIES TVBLAZE LAREDO Nov 10 if James Powell 10yearold son of Dr and Mrs W R Powell died today in a blaze which destroyed the family homr Loss was estimated at almost Treasury Leader Calls For Less U S Spending Balancing Of Budget Remedy For Tax Defects Promised Senator Byrd Makes Demand Associated NEW YORK Nov a revival of pump priming as unnecessary Secretary Morgen thau pledged the Roosevelt admin istration tonight to balance the budget through cutting expendi In what appeared to be an effort to encourage business to pull it self out of its current slump the treasury secretary hinted that tax defects would be remedied Calls For Less Spending He advocated balancing the bud get by a reduction in next years federal expenditures Specifically he called for less spending on relief highways pub lic works and ently striking a blow at some of thefarm aid proposals slated for consideration at the special session of congress next week In addition Morgenthau advo cated broadening the base of the income tax structure so that more persons would pay such levies and abolition of some con sunter taxes sometimes called nuisance levies Emergency Declared Over Comparing present conditions with those of four years ago the administrations fiscal spokesman said We deliberately used an unbal anced federal budget during the past four years to nieet a great emergency That policy has suc ceeded The emergency that we faced in 1933 no longer He disputed the contentions of some persons that another great spending program is desirable to ward off the risk of another busi ness Problems Different Now I he went on no pro phetic insight into the future But I heave reached the firm con viction that the domestic problems which face us today are essentially different from those which faced us four years ago Many measures Turn to Page 13 Column 7 Please Cotton Laboratory Asked In Session WACO Nov 10 ment by the special session of con gress of a cotton research labora tory and the onevariety commun ityplan to improve quality of the staple were urged in resolutions adopted at a statewide cotton meet ing today The several hundred persons at tending the session also requested the federal government to establish either a separate cotton ginning laboratory in this state or a branch of the one at Stoncvillc Miss United States Senator Tcm Con nally said he would insist on con gress passing an agricultural bill of some sort before taking up other controversial legislation It will be necessary to have some kind of acreage he said or we wont get what we desire The new bill also will contain pro visions for continuation and elabo ration of soil conservation Unless the soil is preserved we cant raise cotton profitably at any Dr D T Killough of Texas A M college deplored the decline n staple length of cotton assrnine 23 per cent of the Texas crop last year was untnderable Lamar Fleming of Houston told the committee that an increase of i11 of an inch in staple length would mean a rise of a bale in the price Successful Isolation Of Virus Causing Measles s Reported NEW YORK Nov 10 Suc cessful isolation of the virus that causes measles today eavr science a fresh acivantaee in fizhtinsr child hoods most common communicable disease Tlie virus isolated for thr first time by a woman Profcisor Jean Broadhurst Columbia uni versity bacteriologist Medical men expressed hopp the discovery would enable them to de termine measles carrying the virus but themselves immune to to per fect preventative vaccine iiiimmiiiimiiiimmimmiiiiiimiiiii Qirls Dont Want Their Timfc Lost OKLAHOMA CITY Nov 10 married men had better begin polishing up your wedding rings right is after you For after all how is the work ing girl to look out for her inter ests unless she joins the Society For the Prevention of Married Men Posing as Bachelors Or as Miss Jessye Arnett past president of the Oklahoma Bus iness and Professional womens clubs put it today Most of the girls I know dont have much time to waste We neerl to know right off whether a man is married or The societys credo That all married men be compelled to wear wedding iiiimimiiiNiiiiiiiiimiimiiiiiiimmi City Dads Move For Opening Up OfTexasAve City commissioners clinched the deal at their semimonthly meeting Wednesday afternoon which insures that at last Texas avenue is to be opened At the same time the commis sioners took steps to establish build ing restrictions which will prevent the erection on that thoroughfare of shacks junk yards and auto wrecking establishments like those which make the southern end of Avenue H unsightly Stucco or bet ter will be the requirement for buildings put up on the newly open ed link on Texas Four For Action Joining in support of the motion which means that the street will be opened within the next few days were Commissioner W B Price who made the motion Commissioner W G McMillan who seconded the mo tion and Mayor Ross Edwards and Commissioner J A Fortenberry Only commissioner A J Richard son voted against Others at the commission meet ing which was held at the city hall were City Manager W H Rodgcrs and City Attorney Durwood H Bradley PurchaV Ts Approved The deal completed when commissioners by the four to one vote approver purchase for of a rightofway across a tract of undeveloped property which lies roughly between Twentyeighth nnd Thirteenth streets Sellers were T E May former police chief and J D Jones May had acted as a sort of unofficial representative of the city commission in making possible acouisition of the property so that n rightofway could be obtained At the present time southern Texas avenue comes to a dead rnd fit the Fort Worth and Denver rail roarl crossing at about street From Twentyfifth to Twentyeighth rightofway for the Turn to Page 13 Column 5 Please Former Electra Man Dies After Double Shooting At Megargel OLNEY Nov 10 J Porter 50 formerly of Electra died here in a today of gunshot wound suffered yesterday at Mcgargrl where 4o was shot to death Deputy Sheriff Joe Cross of Archer county was investigating the doiiblf tragedy War Vets Plan Full Day Celebration Downtown Parade Is Scheduled At 10 Breakfast For ExService Men At A M By H I KIEFER Avalanche Staff Writer FROM reveille this morning until the small hours of tomorrow morning Lubbock will whoop It up in its greatest observance of Armis tice day Never before has a program of such magnitude been arranged for a patriotic celebration In the city From the time when buglers sta tioned about the city sound reveille until the Armistice day dance is over sometime before dawn Friday there will be something doing Parade At 10 A IM Included in the clays program will be a downtown parade at 10 a a patriotic program broken by a moment of silence at 11 a m at City Hall park the TexasTech nological collcgcDuquesnc univers ity football game a flap presenta tion ceremony between halves of that contest and finally the dance at the downtown auditorium starting at 9 a m Thousands of visitors the van guard of which arrived Wednesday to Jam hotels will join with citizens of tho city in celebrating the anni versary nf the ending of the World war 19 years ago The city will close for the day City county and federal employes will be given a holiday as will thn school children Banks and member firms of the Retni Merchants as sociation will be closed There will be no mail deliveries although box mail will be put up and there will be thr usual collections Reveille To lie Sounded Observance1 of the day will begin with the sounding of reveille at 6 a m by buglers stationed at strate gic points throughout the city That feature will be part of the celebra tion arranged under supervision of committees of Lubbock Veterans of Foreign Wars and America Legion W E Lavender is chalr man of tho general committee At a cxscrvicc men arc to gather at a brcnkfast at Hilton hotel with thn promise by J A Ralcy and Floyd Jackson who have charge of arrangements that a program of the typo men should not miss will be given They empha sized that every veteran regardless whether affiliated with patriotic or ganizations is invited The parade will form at Avenue Q and Broadway and will get in mo tion promptly at 10 a acccrd Turn to Page 13 Column 3 Please HomeBuilding Plan May Be Inaugurated WASHINGTON Nov 10 effort to stimulate n gigantic boom in privatelyfinanced home con struction stood high tonight upon thn administrations program for improving business conditions President Ronspvplt devoted more than two hours to a discussion of the possibilities of such a plan this afternoon consulting Governor Mnrrimr Ecclcs of the Federal Re serve board and a committee drawn from industry and banking After the conference Eccles it plain that although the uroposyl is still in thr discussion stage nrid may require legislation at hr com ing session of congress Mr Roose veif gave at least tentative approval and iskrd the group to go ahead and work out the details Serious Sex Battle With Women Victors Is Seen Ey NEW YORK Nov ser ious 5cx battle with womrn emerging as rulers of the nViion years from now was priyiirtfl today by Dr William Moulton Manten noted py formerly of Harvard university Man as the he said is doomed Tlip next 100 years will see the beginning of an American nation of ama zons in the psycholocical rather than he In 500 years there will be serious sex battle And in years women will definitely rule this By the year 2337 A said Dr people will bs livlnz to be 1 000 years old be cause by tha time the three great motivating forces of life will be properly cess love and fun But to get back to the women Women have twice the emotional development the abil ity for love that man he explained leading up to this Turn to Page 13 Column 7 Mlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Touching Off Techs Homecoming Bonfire lltnillllllUIIMIIIIIIIMIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIi Photo by Reeves thousands looked on Miss Fry of Flojdada presi dent of the Texas Tech student body touched nff a gigantic bonfire on the campus last nlfht set aflame the hopes of R victory nyer the Duquesne university football team from Pittsburgh In the annual homecoming fame for the Raiders this afternoon The bonfire was the firstheld at the collcjtc in five years Anniversary Of Day Is Marred iBv Thr Assnctntd Prrjsi LONDON Nov nine teenth anniversary of the end of the World war will be commemo rated tomorrow under the cloud of devastating wars in Spain and China Armistice day will find besides the conflicts in Europe and the Far East terrorism In the Holy land unrest in many parts of the world TO WREATH ON TOMn WASHINGTON NOT 10 pllcrlmarr lo thr tomb of thr Soldier will obirmncr nf ArmlMlcr dny tomorrow PrrMdrnl Ttoosrvrlt ureompanjrrf by mlilarv will motor to nearby Arlington National ermftrry at thr hour nf It oclock to lav nrrjith on thr block nl trhltr marble whrrr Ihr unknown U In thr day atsoclfllr anfl frlrnds of WlUon will Jit thr cathedral tomb of thr World war to pay tribute lo mrmory and two former enemies Italy and Germany knit together in alliances In Brussels statesmen awaited a Japanese gesture toward peace in the Orient Former Kaiser Wilhelm of Ger many fled to the Netherlands 13 years ago today but the anniver sary went ignored in his place of exile Doom France began her annual rites in honor of the men who died for her Soldiers visited the military hos pital of Val de Grace a senate dele gation placed a wreath on thrtomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arch Turn to Page 13 Column 6 Please Barstow Citizens Threaten To Contest County Seat Election BARSTOW Nov 10 of Barstow threatened today to ron test an election yesterday in which Ward county citizens returned to 164 majority for removal of the county seat from Barstow to Mona The margin war 215 votes above the required twothirds Possible contestants claimed the vote in Monahans seemed cxcesMvr They said a recent poll lax list showed only 800 polls there whereas the vote reported yesterday was 008 The elcrtion climaxed a bitter fight Bars tow had been the seat ever since of the county 40 years a BO while Mnnnhans had en j rapid crowih few years due to oil development Bar stow repulsed a move ten to remove the courthouse to Pyote MAN GORED BY COW COR3ICANA Nov 10 E Sullivan about 40 was in a critical condition tonight after being gored in the rtomach by a cow in the Cor sicana residential section Sullivan was alone at the time His cries attracted help iiiiiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiii The Events Of Today ARMISTICE PAY PROGRAM a rrvrlllft R for ftt Hilton holrl I ft a parndr I1 A nt City hill park p Trxm Tfch font hull p of to Tech R O T C unit of football game ft p at downtown nudl TECH HOMECOMING f a m n rrtuftitnjc nlumnt and it thfi dormitory 1 Itinch lon on pin p ItDtiqursne football ffamr Trch a Dairy club break fa afrrinilliirp nuUoMnj a Industry hirak fait a Sharl Hub hrfahfasl Liihhork hotel a m tn 11 a Chap rluh and dancr ton hotel a Womans Mhlrlir aorta Uon breakfast w5 Broadway a club brrakfmt ballroom of a K D club coffpc SfiOfi Ttrrntlrth street II a clnb cof fre Broad w a 1 p Soucl club lunch fOTI Hilton hotrl p club supper Mexican Inn Arrnut R K p club dinner MOt Broadway p club dinner Hilton hofl fi p Key rluh dinner Hil ton hottl JMiimimimmmmmmiMmmimiH Meeting Slated On Ford Unionization DETROIT Nov 10 Martin preMdpnt of the United Automobile Wcrkrrs of America said today that a conference of delegates from all Ford locals in the United States and would be held at headquarters hrrc Novem ber 13 to officially inaugurate nat ional campaign for thr unionization of Ford Motor Co plants in both Vice President And Wife Leave Uvalde On Jaunt To Capital UVALDE Nov 10 vice president and Mrs John N Gamer slipped out of Uvalde late today on first lap of their journey to went to Snn by ailto nicbil and planner to board a train therf but did not say when they expected to rrach the capital The bushybrowed vice president assured questioners however that he would be on hand for the opening of the special session of congress next Monday In San Antonio Garners friends said he would leave for Washington early tomorrow but thr exact time of his departure was not given Record Crowd Is Expected For Homecoming Huge Bonfire Is Set Off Last Night Legislators Are To Speak Barbecue Is Slated By EVA ROB WATKIN8 Avalanche Staff Writer FLAMES of a crackling roaring bonfire first in five years leaped as high as a fourstory building last night on the Texas Technological college campus to touch off festivities of the twelfth annual homecoming Cheers and enthusiasm mounted as the flames rose and the Mata dor band played stirring college songs Several thousand persons al ternately turned backs and faces from the heat to listen to the pro gram A huge doubleT in red lights which could be seen from down town Lubbock burned at the cam pus entrance and flood lights played on the buildings which were outlined in varicolored lights For the benefit of former students and graduates who did not arrive rln Lubbock until today the lights will burn again tonight Expect Record Crowd Indications last night pointed to one of ithc largest crowds ofre turning students in the history of the college Chief event of the HomeoonUnR celebration will be the TcchDuqucsne game this af ternoon Registration of alumni and returning students will begin at 9 oclock this morning at the mens dormitory and they will be served a chuckwagon lunch by booted and spurred former stu dents at noon in the pavilion Alumni who danced last night in the gymnasium will sit in a re served section at the football game and a series of entertain ments lasting until late tonight has been arranged by clubs and organizations Robert W Bob Calvert speak er of the Texas house of represen tatives and Gerald Dallas attorney former secretary of state and a former gridiron star of Southern Methodist university will attend the Homecoming and speaK at the game and the chuckwagon lunch Other legislators guests of Representative J Doyle Settle Tech graduate will be Howard Davlson of Rotan C L Harris of Turn to Page 13 Column 8 Please Chicagos GOP Club Is In Bankruptcy CHICAGO Nov 10 P The Hamilton club a Republican cita del for two generations surrender en today to bankruptcy Directors conferred with Liqui dating Trustee Fred E Hummel on a possible future course Club President Oscar E Carlstrom said he hsd minimum nucleus of 400 loyal men as an embryo for a new organization Every Republican president slncp William McKinlpy has been a guest of the club and every Republican governor of Illinois since 1892 has been a member The bankruptcy plea listed gntions of about Tne club building occupies land under a 99year lease at a year Its membership currently around 900 less than a third of its peak m 1924 WEST TEXAS Fair warmer lit north portion Thursday Friday partly cloudy NEW MEXICO Partly cloudy to cloudy Thursday and Friday not much change in temperature WEATHER Rrportfd BT Municipal Airpart nt mldnich ft1 mtdniphl 45 dfRreiss at northfxst 2 mah itond clHiij 69 NOVEMBER s ;