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   Pampa News-Post (Newspaper) - June 7, 1931, Pampa, Texas                                36 AP Features and Comics GRAY SUNDAY JUNE 1931 Full AP Leased Wiie PRICE FIVE CENTS FIND DALE DEAD BEN VERNOR STERLING SIGNS TRUCK REGULATION BILL fr 4fr A A A A A THREE AIRPLANES ARE READY TO WING WAY ACROSS OCEAN POST AND GATTY WILL BEGIN WORLD TRIP WHEN FAVORABLE fCILlS FLIGHT LINDBERGH WILL slAN PACIFIC OCEAN IN SHORT TIME NEW June airplane completed the last leg of its transatlantic flight thrte were poised today for the weathermans and seven ore trying their preparing to an swer the annual early summer chsl Isrige of distant three of wom will pit their skill and courage shortly against uncharted spaces and possible Three expeditions will be world The expeditions are DQX flying from aSrrived yesterday at Ttta Month Colonel Charles Lindbergh and at Curtiss to the probably about Ruth awaiting favorable weather at Roosevelt field for Paris Post and Harold awaiting weather at Roos evelt fieldlor plane at preparing to fly to in and Clyde Paiigbiorri Roosevelt field ready To Budapest Alexander Hungarian fly from Roosevelt field to Budapest in Captain Roy on way to Roosevelt field for Paris Zabora and Emll Bu to start world flight late this Seth Yerrington and Edward Maloney expect to leave Roosevelt field in week in nonstop flight to Mexico Holger Horlls preparing to fly to Fixing Plant Roosevelt Clarence transatlantic vas putting finishing touches on the pane which carried MissNichols to awomens transcontinental record In which the woman flier will hop for Paris Falvorable weather will find Miss Nichols pointing her white craft toward Harbor in her dash for At Cvirtlss airport Colonel Lind bergh supervised the placingot pon toons on the winged monoplane In he and his wife Will sail away shortly on a vacation flight over the Northern Pacific t Japan China or possibly over the ttorth Atlantic circle Greenland and Laura diminutive New york Is at RooseveltUieid test ing her new plane and getting the fpel of the Her domination is but she may not fly until lite in the Blind Preacher Sees Brabham Plans To Reestablish Girls College Encouraging prospects for the future of Texas Womans college of Fort which he were outlined to The NEWSPOST yes terday by President Tom Brab local Methodist pastor who will leave soon to take up his new By applying business methods and operating the girls school on a strict President Brabham expects to restore its financial sta bility and add to its and Fort Worth people are rallying to the program in a wonderful he said Many students are making reservations and we are prapared to house 350 young wom The fall term will begin Sep tember School is Revamped Complete reorganization of the including the has been The budget has been arranged and reduced where unnecessary expense was President Brabham said that his finance delving into the indebtedness found that the debt was largely in leans of 5 to 10 years in Of the total only is bonded There is a special endowment of The first installment on the debts fall due October A campaign has been launched to raise for im mediate and most of this sum has been pledged by trustees Resenting the five Methodistcon ferences which govern the institu Hires Field Secretary of thefaculty al ready is in Extensive re pairs to the plant were A woman will up a tour as field President Brabham also will spend much of his time The loyalty of the student body was illustrated when many who planned to matriculate else where next fall following publica tion of the report that would have canceled those plans and made reservations at the Fort Worth President Brabham expects many girls from the Panhandle to enter the school next Fort Worth business men are said to be enthusiastic about the new regime and to be offering liberal FASCISTS BROADCAST DECLARATION ON VATICAN June Catholic Action society was described tonight in a radio broadcast purporting to give the Italian side of the govern ments controversy with Pope Plus y as a strong organization tak lline in Ijlieilng orders from a foreign The declaration was broadcast Bryant Has Letters To Scribble KANSAS June Bryant hero of a school bus tragedy near during a blizzard last now is a member of Boy Scout troop Kansas A tenderfoot pin and member ship card were mailed today to the youth who recently was the guest of and The invitation to become a member of the Boy Scout troop here was extended before he made the trip to Bryan accepted the Invitation in a letter mailed May at and which As I have letters to Ill have to close LEAST CONTROVERSIAL MEASURE BECOMES NEW STATUTE EXCEPTIONS ARE MADE IN SOME CLASSES OF TRUCKS J June 8 Blind since the Robert 35yearold saw light to djiy for the first Fraser was operated on about weeks ngo by during the regular evening program of the Roman radio It did not purport to be but it was pointed out it would undoubtedly not be broadcast unless It expressed an official who performed a similar operation Catholic priests were accused in on Earl Musselman recently with the broadcast of black ingratitude notable jto which is guar The bandages were momentarily Winovedjfrom Frasers eyes to day and he exclaimed he could see The operation was performed Sn one will haver to lie removed was Lions Club Of t McLean Nominates June Claude and Evan Sitter have been nominated for presidency of che McLean Lions nominations Include First Evan welt Claude Willllanm second tampke Reep Landers Boyd Meador lion tam tanders dl The flection will be June anteed religious This unofficial reply to the Vati can and to the speeches of Pope Plus XI was made on the eve of the second anniversary of the ratifica tion of the Vatican treaty and the the two documents which ended the popes 59 years as pris oners in the Ifc came also at the end of a day when the pope had declared We are fighting a battle for liberty of The popes declaratorl was made during an address to a group of Catholic members of the Fascist and Townsend and their Patricia of and Fount Furlong pf are visiting and Ward and and here this Paul Woods of Canadian was the house guest of AlUe Barnett for COMPANY WITH CITY TO CUT BUY June Ama rillos gas fight came to asudden and unexpected end QjUUiday after noon when a compromise settle ment was made with the Amarillo Gas Under terms the the city is to withdraw Its condemnation suitto acquire the local the gas company agreed to a 27cent maximum rate and to make the new rate schedule a part cf its franchise and Is to relieve the city of contracts which had been made for a gas supply and for the sale of bonds to finance a city owned The compromise followed a week of The gas company had refused to incorporate the new rates in its franchise until Mayor Er nest Thompson when a large industrial user was connected up with the citys line which had been extended into the business district Mayor Thompson considered the settlement as an outstanding victory for the The gas company purchased the Huber Petroleum companys pipe line through the city and was se curing its supply and made a pri vate settlement with brokerage houses which had contractedto buy up of industrial bonds from the new rate schedule gives Am arillo gas from 27 cents to 8 and compares favorably with the citys prbposel schedule ranging from 2212 cents to 7 Mayor Thompson considering the loss In taxes that would accrue by reason of municipal AH cancellation contracts and new ordinances covering the agreement were disposed of before a special meeting of the city commission late Lubbocks Accident Toll Is Mounting June 6 automobile accident list for the 24 hours was brought to a total of nine persons tonight when five persons were two as they were walking on a street here to the business Bessie sixyearold daugh ter of and suffered severe sculp wounds and possible brain Injuries when she was struck by an automobile occupied by Johnny Berry and Mann Chris as she was walking with her small stater and and Branham and Howard All of the pedestrians except the younger were Injured in the ac Four boy scouts and a scoutmaster were Friday night in an au tomobile accident as they were re tuuiing from a scout meeting near Leo Martin and Smalllng of CulbertionSmaillng company left Friday on a business to June Sterling today signed the least con troversial of the two truck the proposal giving the railroad commission additional regulatory power over No action Was taken en house bill which would limit the pay load and size of With the signing of house bill Jane secre tary of construed opinions two former attorneys general to hold the law became effective im the present attorney generals department was expected to be asked for an opin ion by the railroad be fOre enforcement of the law was The law placed all common and contract carriers under the juris diction of the railroad A contract cerrier was defined as any truck operating for hire between two more incorporated The commission was directed Jo force carriers to mainlairi as rates as common carrier railroads and Exceptions were authorized in cases of trucks conveying stock feedi household oil field native farm machinery and Existent class A trucks may continue to operate under their present Class B trucks must get permits under the new law within 30 days after its effective The legislature spent several weeks considering the truck Oppon ents claimed they were fostered by the railroads with the intent of driving the trucks out of business with proponents insisting thesug gested laws were necessary to safe guard the One of the provisions of the bill signed today which caused opposition was that directing the railroad commission to take into consideration existing rail facilities in determining the necessity of a new truck Funeral Services Are Still Pending Funeral arrangements for Ayer of who died in a lo cal hospital Friday had not been completed last He died following burns received when gas in their home Ayer is in a local hospital also suffering from Her con dition last night was un changed and she was given a chance to The fatal explosion occurred when and Ayer returned from an interrupted trip to New Mex Ayer is said to have gone into the kitchen where he a The explosion Ayer is survived by his wife and five Emma and Lois Muriel six brothers and three sis Mayhard and Wichita Falls and Mc Lean and Ayer of Pampa Lee Golden Nora Port and Delia Ayer is proprietor of the Ayer Mattress factory McLean Revival To Start On Sunday June A PresbyterianMethodist revival will begin on the vacant lot between The Famous store and Piggly Wlg gly Sunday Paetor Erwin of the First Presbyterian church will do the preaching and conduct the and the Meth idlst congregation will cooperate in the which will continue for three The pastors will conduct the meeting without outside Erwin This done for two and the other because thece seem sto a demand for the service of lipme Trouble Brews for Al Capone June trouble was brewed for Al Ca pone District Attorney George Johnson announced he had de tailed income tax prosecutors on his staff to see that Capone does not go free of tax evasion And he revealed that hoodlums and gangsters who testified falsely when they were culled be fore the grand which in dicted Capone to tell what they knew of his underworld opera tions ore to be prosecuted for Id like to get this case out of the way this Johnson PANHANDLE PLAINS PRINT PAPER A rotogravure pamphlet of be tween 30 and 40 pages of the Texas Panhandle was authorized at a meeting of the publicity committee of the Panhandle of yesterday at About copies of the illus trated booklet of the Panhandle are to be George secretary of the Board of who attended the It is hoped by the Briggs that each of the 32 Panhandle counties will take a page in the rotagravure to be used in depicting the industries and scenes of that Gray county is to have a he About copies of the pam phlet are to be sent to the different counties for It is ex pected that Gray countys quota will be sent out in with Pictorial the rotagravure Illustrating Pampa and its The remainder of the Panhandle will be sent to the dif ferent midwestern fairs where ex hibits of the PanhandlePlains are OPTIMIST ASSERT OIL BUSINESS IS PICKING UP TWO COMPLETIONS ARE MADE DURING PAST WEEK IN COUNTY There must be something to the claim of local optimists that busi ness is picking up in the Gray county oil and for the reason that three locations were reported made during the last week and several in the previous Added to that cheerful report were two completions that didnt amount to much in oil but afforded proof of some About the only cheerful hope that the Panhandle operator has nowadays is that the East Texas field will soon begin producing salt and that pos sibility seems There is nothing about the price of oil or the pioration situation to be opti mistic about as long as East Texas crude undersells all other Petroleum Drops Gray countys 701 wells last week had a daily production of a decrease of 944 Production of tho was of The locations In Gray were as follows BartonHolts Shell 1 section block Southeast cor ner of the northeast dig ging Sam Tarvers 1 section bloclc northwest corner of the north half of the northwest Magnolia Petroleum companys 1 northeast corner of the Worth half of the northeast quarter of section block There was one location In Carson county Interstate Production com See 3 AIOUE Page 8 Teamster Dies When Shack Is Blown On Him To Inquire Into Mode of Living SAN June tional glimpses of the past life of Lydia youthful complaining are expected to be given the jury in the girl market when defense attorneys resume their examination of the states star wit ness In a dramatic legal Jerry attorney for Alexander Pan wealthy showman and one of four yesterday obtained permission from Superior Judge Turrentine to inquire into the girls mode of Saw Blades Found In San Angelo Jail SAN June saw blades were found today in the same cell block of the Tom Green county jail from which Con extortionist and four other well armed prisoners escaped on May Sandy brother of another of the escaped was In the cell block where the saws were found and where a hole had been started In the metal cell Dallas Woman Found Dead in Back Yard June An tonla was found dead today In the back yard at her with a bullet wound in her lay She was found by her John and Blllie She is survived by four sons one of whom is Max San GREGORY TO PREACH pastor of the First Baptist church at Miami will deliver the regular sermon at Cen tral Baptist church Gregory is the leader of the Dally Vacation Bible school in the Pan A school was held at the church last Com mencement exercises will be held this GAMEWELL TO PRESIDE IN 114TH DISTRICT COURT CASES The seventh and last jury week of the April term of the 114th dis trict court will begin Judge Gamewell The eighth week beginning June will be set aside for nonJury The courts docket for this week is as follows For June Turner Associated Indem nity corporation Hunter Charles Early Davis Commercial Stand ards et al Lunsford Georgia Casualty For June 11 Worley Gulf Production The following are the persons chosen by the jury commission of the 114th district court to serve as petit jurors during the seventh week of the April term of They are Earnest J George Tracy Paul Os Pink and all of Groom Roland White Deer Le Fors McLean Alanreed Leo White Deer and Walter MISS STENNIS ARRIVES HOME FROM COLLEGE Miss Jeanne McLees a first year student at the College of Industrial arrived in Pampa yesterday to spend the summer witl her Judge and Stennis whose resi dence is on North She spent the last week visiting friends and relatives in Miss Sten nis was graduated from Highland Park high last year at the age of Church Held Early for Golf Fans NEW June sabbath discussion that takes place in many homes where the head of the house would rather play golf than go to church has been obviated in one congrega tion at The Arthur pas tor of the White Plains Congre gational has inaugurated a special 8 oclock service for golfers at which sports in cluding hob nailed shoes and caps will be the accepted Not only has this mandata pleased the members of his con the women but it has received the approba tion of priests and rabbis from Fifth avenue to Long Island urban TWO UNDERPASSES MAY BE CONSTRUCTED IN COUNTY construction engi neer for the new Fort Worth and Denver will meet here to morrow with coun ty to discuss the possi bilities of two underpasses for the highway between Pampa and Ms The two engineers will prob ably travel ever the proposed route of the new In preparation lor the hardsur faced road that is to be laid between here and Gray county has three surveying crews working on the One of these crews is working between LeFors and Mc Lean the other two are between LeFors and The highway is to be constructed in the near future and is to cast the county between and a According to the underpass now considered by the Denver engineer are two in number one between here and LeFors and oe between and As the construction of the under passes may demand that the route of the highway be no definite agreement can be reached until the railroad officials consult the Gray county commissioners Doucette The proposed hardsurfaced high upon which will be spent part of the of the road bonds recently advertised for will fol low the present In as many instances as sharp corners will be The grade is not to exceed 5 per This means that the road grade will not rise more than 5 feet in 100 feet of road the county engineer Unit Plan for Oil Production Urged OKLAHOMA June The Dally Oklahoman says exten sion of the unit operation plan to all the old settled oil fields of the midcontinent district as a means of reducing costs and preventing plug ging of thousands of wells as has been suggested to directors of the American Petroleum The proposal also will be present ed to the midcontinent oil and gas association and other The plan contempjatcs a with operators In the districthaving a prorated amount of stock and one major company or several companies doinly all the the cost to be borne pro portionately by DENTON SHERIFF HERE Sheriff and Cockrell and of Denton county left here yesterday after visiting their member of the Pam pa fire Cockrell assisted in conferring the third degree in Masonry upon Ills son at the local Masonic lodge Thursday Body Is Discovered Saturday Morning Near Highway TO BESTH Takes Refuge Beside House on Wagon From Storm Dentil rude a stiff wind that lilew a twttroom shack iff a crushing the life out of George about oclock Friday 8 miles southeast of The body was not discovered until about 8 oclock yesterday Dales chest was badly crushed and his skull above his left eye ww When passing motorists raised the shack from the ground with the dead man was lying on his Moving Shack oil field who assisted Dale In moving the shack Friday discovered tho At the inquest before James Tocld justice of the Long related that he bought the house and hired Dale to move house on the eightwheel on foftrtha four horses and when the wlhdttttd rain storm blew up Friday evening the house had been moved only A few hundred yards from where they When the wind rose and rain be gan to Long suggested that they go home and finish mov ing the next He said he urged Dale to go home with and his Turned Horses Loose Dale said that he would turn the horses loose and wait the wagon until the storm blew Long I left him there and went on The next morn ing I noticed that the shack was blown off the I would not have found Dale at the time if several planks above his body had not been bulging Dales two harnessed and two were grazing near the Many tracks in the soft earth showed that they had stayed close the wagon during the Dale was struck by tha eaves and the gabled roof of the small Rescue Body Long said that he stopped passing who rescued the The body was brought in an ambulance to the Malorte funeral The body was sent to this Dale had lived in the oil fields southeast of Pampa four Clara Belle Dale lives at He is also sur vived by his father and several brothers and The accident occured a few hun dred yards off the PampaLeFora Dale lived about 2 miles from the scene the It is bt lieved that Dale was leaning up against the house to shelter himself from the rain when the wind top pled the building off the Tennessee House To Probe Charges June Tennessees house of representatives after quashing one article or peachment against Governor Henry turns next week to con sideration of saven other charges awaiting disposition one by The legislators will resume im peachment debate By a vote of 58 to 41 the house defeated a presentment al leging the governor conspired with Colonel Luke and Rogers to pro mote his political ambltlonii by let ting them dominate certain govern mental departments for their prl vale THE WEATHER WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy Sunday and OKLAHOMA Paitly cloudy Sun day and EAST TEXAS Mostly cloudy SUQ duy and Light to Irtish southerly winds on the   

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