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Pampa News-Post (Newspaper) - June 21, 1931, Pampa, Texas AP Features and Comics GRAY SUNDAY JUNE Full AP Leased Wire PRICE FIVE CENTS Hoover Offers Debts Suspension To TWOULD MAKE GOOD CARTOON GOVERNMENTS ABROAD COMMUNICATE WITH PRESIDENT CONFERS WITH SOLONS ABOUT PROPOSAL TO AID BUSINESS By FRANCIS STEHENSON June President Hoover tonight announced an offer to the world for a one years suspension of all iritergov fernmental The American government pro announced the postponement during one year of all payments on intergovern mental reparationsand relief both principal arid of course not including1 obligations of held private Receives Reports The announcement was given at the white house after receipt of in formal reports from the European governments and there is a confi dence at the capital that Great Britain the other allies will in the move and forego collection of their reparations from Unless that occurs con gressional approval of the proposal is not Hoover coupled with his an nouncement a that by this ex vprcssion of Jdesire to Amer will have contributed to the suc of the forthcoming1 land dis armament conference in He reiteratedthat the burden of com petitive armaments has to bring about this Avoids Crisis The step to aid in avoiding an European financial crisis was taken only after the president had con sulted with all congressional lead ers whom he could He an nounced that 21 senators and 18 including both Re publicans and had ap By tliis America will fort go collection next year of more than hi war expects the in not to collect in repara tions owed them by Germany in the coining Helps Recovery The purpose of this action said the is to give the forth comingyear to the economic recov ery the world and to help free the recuperative fprces already in motionin the United States from retarding influences from Congressional action will he re quired to approve a While congress does not meet un til none of the war pay ments isdue until December For this reason and for the reason that so many leaders have pledged the president does not regard an extra session Mellon Helps Secretary who Is in Lon played a leading role in the Negotiations which brought about the Hoover dealt through Ambassador Dawes is now in this country and the presi dent said he had endorsed the prop He also said Owen of New whose name is on the German reparations plan now op had approved Dawes and Young have led two reparations Hoover announced the names of those in congress who had ap proved the While the group included Republican it did not include either Senator Robin son of the Democratic or Representative Garner of minority leader in the Other Democrats prominent in party affairs relating to financial including Senators Harri of MUssissippi and Representa tive Collier of Mississippi the rank ing Democrats on the finance and house ways and means endorsed the Chairman of the senate foreign relations was among thosa listed in German Seaplane Arrives at Rio IUO DE June Riding in tile quiet waters of logo harbor the German seaplane DOX at last had reachjad the goal for which she set out seven and one half months ago from Al came down from the circled the city while thousands and alighted just after with Commander Prledrlch at Use Just what happened in smail hours of that morning in Reno isnt but Cornelius Vanderbilt lower through his says became so incensed when he saw upper ami Peter left divocesecking cartoonist alight from an auto in front of the Vanderfilt that he obtained a gun and started after the whom Vanderbilt accuses of paying persistent attentions to his lives nearby and started walkingtoward his own Half way over to the Arno Vanderbilt says he came to his senses ana returned Then he discovered that the gun wasnt loadedArno denies knowledge of the but Renos police chief says the artist complained that he had been threatened with bodily harm by DOCTORS TO EXAMINE FORMER SECRETARY FOR GOVERNMENT EL June in face and unsteady in Albert former secretary of the in entered a government hos pital here late tdday for an exam ination that willprobably determ ine whether he will go to prison for a In compliance with government he drove to William Beaumont general accomI panted by members cf his to be examined by army physicians for several The latter will report their observations directly to surgeon general In and no information on their findings will fce made public in El Paso un til after the formal The government insisted that the examination be made in the army hospital after four private physi cians had concurred in a statement that Fall was suffering from chron ic pleurisy with tendencies to con traction of acute bronchial pneu Shortly before 4 Safford of El Falls per sonal arrived at the Fall where the former secre tary has been staying for several confined virtually all of the time to his Fall was in a state of but after treat ment by Safford assisted in the last preparations for her husbands About Fall left the bed on which he haci been ly and assisted by Ssjfford and a man slowly miJde his way out a rear door and down a short flight of etone He wore a light summer and a big black hat was pressed down on his white He leaned heavily on a He sat In the front seat of the Fall with the physician and and Jouett Elliott and his oc cupied the rear Gober returned last night from a business trip to points In new Deputy Floyd Archer returned last night from a business trip to Wichita Carlson and left yesterday for San Francisco where they Will visit lor Severn First Wheat of New Crop From Hopkins Area First wheat of the new crop was delivered to the Great elevator Saturday morning by Jack Bird of the Hopkins com about 17 miles south of Coining from a field of 550 it tested 58 pounds damp with a potential of 60 pounds Bird told the NEWS POST that the field was averag ing about 2530 The general average in that com munity will be above 20 in his Summer fallow ed land will produce L manager of the paid 40 cents per a premium of 8 cents above the 32cent The scaJe ticket showed 2 gross tare net bushels test price 40 The wheat was cut Friday afternoon with a 3year old It was clean and the grains were Tans SIT IN OIL WELLS FEW COMPLAINTS ARE RECEIVED ABOUT HOLDING OUT IS ABOUT 30 OF 150 HOLD OUT FIRST DAY IN LONGVIEW AREA Committee Is Named To Put Over Project CONFESSES June four of 10 operators from whom reports I were obtained today by Ernest proration umpire in the Henderson district had cut in their wells to comply with the Cranfill 300 barrel per day Proration umpires and oil oper ators were checking to determine the extent of the voluntary action undertaken by operators in shutting in their Indorse Plan The plan was proposed by Tom president of the Independ ent Petroleum association of It was endorsed by a mass meeting heiia last later by an ar bitration committee of and after being approved by the East Texas proration advisory com was submitted by that group to the state railroad commission with the recommendation it be made an emergency Directors of the East Texas cham ber of in a referendum also approved the Cranfill Hubert general man announced Cut Production The allowable untJter proration ad ministered by the railroad commis sion had been fixed at bar but officials declared the figure of actual production was approxi mately barrels The Cranfill plan was intended to cut the daily total to not more than barrels Captain chairman of the arbitration committee appointed nt the Tyler mass said at Dallas late today he was very op ARP BUSINESS BLOCK IS SET AFIRE WHEN STOVE EXPLODES June buildings which ihad hastily been constructed in the oil boom town of 18 miles east of since the Smith county discovery oil well was brought in several months almost as quickly were reduced to ashes early today when fire swept a business The fire originated at in a domino hall when a defective gasoline stove When the flames were brought under six hours only a filling sta a a Jewelry store and a barber shop remained in the Lack of water hindered the work1 of June Ap proximately 30 out of 150 produc ing wells in the Lathrop pool of the East Texas field weite reported late today as still not having shut in to the 300 barrels per 20acre agreed upon by operators under the Cranfill plan of voluntary produc tion The plan was put into effect Get Complaints Proration Umpire Capers said several operators had com plained to him thatadjoining leases Were overproducing but that he had no power to enforce the new He said several purchasing com panies informed him that if they carried out provisions of the Cran fill they would have to sever connections with several wells be longing to other as they own wells that were producing all of the oil they needed or could Webb and Duncan Will Play Finals Webb and Duncan will tee off at 0 oclock this morning in a 36hol3 match over the Pampa Country club course for the cham pionship of the The two play ers are the survivors of the city open Webb entered the finals when he defeated Carlson last Sun Duncan won Don Dono van to go into the finals The winner will be declared city champion and will be presented a loving The men are evenly both shooting nearpar A large gallery is expected to fol low the match Refuse Motion For New Trial Defendants motion for a new trial in Alex Schneiders commis sion suit against McClory and others was overruled yester day by Judge Gamewell In 114th district A jury recently awarded Schneider a judgement of In his the plaintiff asked for Through his Cook of Pampa and Judge Reeder of McClory will appeal the decision to the Court of a result of the Rescuers re moved a sick man on a cot trom a Another man Jumped through the secondstory window of a in but was not iseriously Many persons rush ed from their homes In night cloth driven ly the and Burton of and of De are the guests of and Greg ory is DiddiieCHia associate pastor of the North Dallas Baptist confessed to his congregation that lie was not hanged by a group of men but that he hanged He He was JURY SAYS BOOK WAS RIGHT ON SPIKES REPUTATION June for the defendants in the libel suit of Filed against Evetts Haley and trustees of the Capitol reservation was re turned in 99th district court late Saturday afternoon by ajury which had been considering evidence in the case since Friday before The verdict was agreed upon and read before a small crowd at this The jury went into its final session at 8 oclock this The case was given the jury at Friday and the jurors were dismissed for the night at In Its decision the jury found that the trustees of tho Capitol reserva tion Francis Charles Harding and Frederick were publishers of the The XIT Ranch in written by Evetts Haley of Aus tin and that allegations contained in the book concerning the alleg ed reputation of the Spikes broth ers were It was the claim of the plaintiff that the alleged statements were false and the basis of the Seven ballots were taken before final decision in the case was reach members of the jury said after they were dismissed from Only two issues out of the six con tained in the were voted the verdict as read by Judge Clark The plaintiff was not in the cjourtroom when the verdict was read but several members of his family The trial which lasted 26 is said to be cnc of the longest in the history of West Texas courts for a civil Nearly 250 witnesses and depositions were used during the including 100 depositions and 143 oral Veterans Initiate Eight Recruits Initiation services for eight new members of the Veterans of For eign wars were held at the Amer ican Legion hut last The new members are Floyd Tom Degrees were conferred by the Amarillo Gary Pam pa Recruits Borger and Amarillo were also senior vicecommand er and installing officer for the de partment of was in charge of the The Amarillo del egation returned this Smith of com said they were forced to remain in Pampa overnight to give firstaid to the and Turner re turned yesterday from a vacation trip to points ia New Meeting Is Called for Monday Morning In City Hall Railroad Promises Building Soon If Secured A committee waN ycs Icrday by Mel Davis to con duct a drive to secure funds for tile Fort Worth and Denver rail way rightofway through Gray The committee will re port at 9 oclock tomorrow morn ing in the chamber of commerce rconiL in the city Approximately will be needed to purchase the route through Gray county and Citizens at a mass meeting in the city hall auditorium Friday morn ing subscribed and pledges for more was The Fort Worth and Denver will begin work within 60 days after Pampa and Gray county has secur ed Men named to make the big drive for funds will start tomorrow morning and will work continuously until the neces sary amount is They have 10 days in which to secure the The following and any other men who are desirous of helping raise the money are asked to meet at the chamber of commerce rooms tomor row morning Tom R Walk Earl Lewis Sam Travis Elbert Clyde Fath Dick Charlie Gjra Frank John Porter Frank John Frank Charles Earl Al ARREST ESCAPED MAN SAN June John who was ar rested by local detectives a month ago taken to Longview for trial on a charge of automobile was realrested here Saturday after having broken out of the Longview jail with eight other prisoners the night of Juno MISS UNIVERSE GRAVES FREED ONCE OF ARTICLE IN INDICTMENT PAMPA PRODUCTS WILL DOMINATE FEAST IN CHURCH Fainpa tend Gray county products and Pampa and Gray county people will get together at a Board of City Development and chamber of com merce luncheon at noon tomorrow in the basement of the First Meth odist Every member of tho chamber of commerce is urged to attend the which will end promptly at The program will be short and will be in charge of business several of whom will make five min ute talks on subjects of interest to business Practically everything on the ta ble will be made or raised in Pampa and Gray The luncheon will be styled the Pampa Products Booklets and menus will carry out the made at Will Hold Rites For Shriver Girl Funeral services for Pat Anne 3 year old daughter of and Leo will be con ducted this afternoon at 5 oclock in the chapel of the Malone Funeral The pastor of the First Baptist will Burial will be in Fair view The little glrj died in a local hos pital Friday Shriver has been connected witli the Mag nolia Petroleum company for the past three He is a member1 of UiRMagnolia baseball Netta with flashing dark eyes and dark is the loveliest girl in the wurltV in the opinion of judges who selected her as Miss Universe at the international beauty Miss Duchateau was so happy she wept when she defeated Anne Lee United States on the last MEN SHERIFF SENT TO JAIL TESTIFY FOR GOVERNMENT OIL OPERATORS HERE LIKE MAGNOLIA SCHEDULE A report circulated in the fields the first of tho week that purchasing companies were paying premiums for Gray county oil was followed Friday by what amounted to the Ilrst price for Gray county crude in over a The action of Magnolia Petro leum company in posting a new flat rate of 30 cents a barrel for Gray county crude is regarded by oil men as most favorable evidence that the oil industry will readjust itself in most areas except East Texas where the flat rate was listed at 20c per During the Phillips Petro leum company announced that through the Philtex its purchasing it would begin buying bands of crude daily in the The recovery of the gasoline in is also regarded as a good East Texas continues to remain the Nemesis of the but operat ors are confident that continued cuts in the price of crude in East Texas and advances in prorated areas will bring that section to its Production in Gray county in creased barrels during the the average daily production being The Pan handle averaged barrels Production of the various coun ties compared with that of the pre vious week follows wells producing an Increase cf 50 producing a gain of producing a loss of 886 producing 663 a gain of 215 producing 215 an increase of 10 producing 927 a gain of 941 PUBLISHER DIES June Stricken while enruuto from Glen Rose to his home in publisher of the Rusk died late today at a local Ward has been a publisher for more Hum 30 years June sheriff of Gray county IJjr ill and four former deputies who served under him at Pampa and LcFors until he out of office last January made bond today after icing indicted Friday on chargxv of tonspiring to violate the Nation al prohibition The federal net also was extend ed to take in Constable Robert Walls at LeFors and Granville former constable at both of whom made 28 other residents of Gray county and 12 of including two former Pot ter county The former Gray county depu ties were Weldon Herman and Tiny Pipes of and John Cone of Name 48 Indictments returned Friday nam ing 48 persons brought the total number of conspiracy charges for the spring term of federal court to 23 Potter residents havine been indicted three weeks The investigation was the most sweeping ever conducted by federal officers in the William Leo former PoU ter county was named in both alleged His form er Bill was named in the inst and Allen former con stable in Acquitted Once said today that the indict ment involved an affair in which he was acquitted in state court at Pampa several months Late tcdny officers had served warrants on 26 of the 48 alleged Of the Gray county Roy Arthur Wil liam Cleo Calvin Molly Burk Tschir and Marvin Henchee were free under Louie Jcc Beulah May and Art Wade had not made bond and were held in the Potter county Murph Smith is serving a sentence in peni Florence Walton and Joe among the Potter county had made Beauchamp Pot tingcr and Tern Jenkins are serv ing time in the county jail on re cent federal AltUEST MEN Two district deputy mar shals and three federal prohibition agents arrested nine men and worn end and accompanied them to Aina rillo in a bus yesterday The party included Art Joe Beulah Mae Marvin Cleo Burk Louie former con also arrested yesterday drove his own car to Amarillo and made Charge Deputies Almost every deputy who served during the last two terms of Sheriff Graves was Indicted in connection with the alleged Former deputies who were indicted are Herman Pipes John Weldon Scott another former deputy Wachtendorf and Parish are defendants in a suit tiled in federal court by a Edward Lam who was unconscious 72 hours in a local He claim Wachtcndorf fractured his skull while pistolwhipping The deputy said Lambright resisted ar He is asking in dam Graves bondsmen are also Pipes resigned as deputy to make the race for Mr resigned In Jan and was succeeded by Mr Graves asserted yesterday he had already been acquitted once ot the charges named in the federal Set Page 6 WEST TEAS Generally fair Sun Monday partly OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy Sun day and EAST TEXAS Generally ex cept scattered thundershowers on west coast Sunday and Moderate to fresh southerly winds the
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