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   San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - October 1, 1938, San Antonio, Texas                                WEATHER FORECAST rfntwilo Tlclnlty: ith -jtnOa -variable winds. vnriabl. on. West Texas: Saturday and Sunday. VOL; LXXII1-NG. 274 (Home Newspaper Of This City and 'Region r-0 CLIMAX' a series of commu- ni.ty festivals and related civic ,.crlt, which began early last ,prinjr, commemorating the 'hun- 'drcclth' anniversary of its found- in.. Secuin has arranged n Home- I'conW and 'Centennial Pageant f0r October 12, To that occasion the city's spokesmen JWayor KoRer Moore, the Bnv. L. 'FjuSimoTi, president of the .in Centennial Association, [and'j. P- Gibbs' Homecoming invited every na- Ltivc son and former resident, with 'their families. The Association has sent personal jrrcCtinRS to all the old residents who could be found and has extended the others a 1 blanket invitation to be present. H( if 41 IN accordingly is propar-1 inw for the largest throng in its history and is planning; the rtny's protrram impressively. The formal ceremonies and addresses, the parade through downtown 'streets, the athletic meet and other 'entertainment at tho Guadalupc County Fair Grounds, and the grand'ball in the cvcninff lavft-cly will be drawn from Sefftiin's 100- lycar history, which will bo drama-- Ftizcd in pantomime and costumes, extolled in and oration, Hn paecantry) Juan Scguin, hravo fighter, will lead his native Mexican company against Santa Anna in tho Battle of San Jncinto. Again. Capt. Caldwell will com- mand his Gonzales Hangers and Capt. Callahan his "Minute Men" in the struggle for Texas indepen- dence. ers wove made and that pro- prcssivc little city lias perpetuated their spirit. Besides, the day's memorial honors will be shared by Seejuin men who made later Texas history Ben JlcCulloch, who took over the Sun Antonio arsenal at the outbreak of the War Be- tween the States; John Ireland, Texas' Governor from 1SS3 to 1S87; Capt. F. A. Vnujrhn, famous soldier; Joe Zorn, mayor for more than TO years; and another mayor for whom S'csruin has named its new in May as one Centennial Max Starckc. M a homecomer, away for some years, doubtless will be Imppily surprised to find so much of the old town that still looks familiar for the str.tely law homes built durinc; the prosperous cnrly days mostly arc still stiind- inc. The owners (largely descend- ed from the first families) nre determined to keep the historic structures almost nil have been modernized inside. On the other hand, the returned natives wfll be surprised lo see how Scfrtiin has become industrial- its mills, brick find tile For Sacrifice of Czechs To Preserve Peace BY mm, PRAYS FOR SIMPLE JAU M, DWt Attney Appealed to nich and Reports to Cabinet; Parliament Called to Rat- ify Agreement Which Means Trouble for Little Nation Bat Keeps War From Europe TjAr.IS Sept 30 Daladler, strengthened by a rush of miiTiort is ho returned today from tho four-power confer- ence at Munich for an extraordinary session Tuesday to raUf'y his In the sacrifice ot Czechoslovakia for the sake, ot general peace. BrackenriJge Favorite Named demonstration of enthusiasm that could be compared only to that for Charles A. Lindbergh .on his flight here In. 1927 greeted the premier upon his arrival nt Le Bourgct Air Field at. p. m., after a two-hour and 33-minuto fllpht from Munich. The premier hastily .summoned s cnbiuet to deliver a report on his mission. Tho ministers, who had .split sharply oxvr the Inter- national crisis, united to approve his action unanimously. Parliament then was called, for Tuesday. political sources said tnc Chamber OJpputles find tho Senate probably would meet only for a slnslo day to receive Ihe min- isterial declaration on the crisis. Tho cabinet will meet Tuesday morning-. Troops The povernmcnt ordered recall oC reserve troops wlio had been mobilized durins; the Czechoslovak crisis. Officials said tho recall For Opinion in Contro-; versy Over Ballot Place For Republican Nominee OUNTT CLERK AT.B'EKT G, Is ired over ftn opinion received Friday, from the office of Attorney General William McCraw concerning a legal ques- tion as to whether Sam Pulliam, Republican nominee' for aherltf, can lawfully seek tho office as a candidate upon the November gen- cm! election ballot. Trawalter sought the opinion several weeks ngo when Pulliam filed his Kepulillcun nom-lnee cer- tification and Will A. Moi-rlss Jr., chairman of .the Bexnr County Democratic 33sceulivo Committee, filed, a protest claiming Pulliam had voted in tho Democratic pri- mai-y, July lill. M'orrlss deelareil Pulliam hail signed a pledge to support Democratic nominee and that the courts havo held a voter signing such a pledge could not he a candidate for office upon on op- position ticket. Upon receipt of tho opinion which contained seven pages, but railed to stale whether Pulliam could ho n. cjindldn.tr, Trnwnlter wrote, the following heated letter to District Attorney John R. Shook Ultimatum Delivered to Prague That Teschen Be Evacuated by Noon Sat- urday land Kent tho Czechoslovakia government a new note tonight In Face of "Superior Premier Declares General Syrovy Tells Nation 'We Have Been Abandoned And Are Alone' in Broadcast Accepting Agreement of Munich-Conference; Protests Decision of Powers at Parley in Which Prague Is Not Represented Sept. 30 A sorrowful but stoic Czechoslovakia bowed under protest today to the Munich' four-power accord for her d.s- mcmberment. GETS ANfflAR STATEMENT F t I The government's decision prompt fulfillment of J to G calling for her "just" territorial demands. It was understood the note, de- livered In Prague shortly before midnight, set noon, tomorrow (0 n. m. KST) as a deadline for compli- ance. The semi-official Polish tele- graph agency issued a communique declaring the Polish government was "obliged to draw the conse- quences and plncn responsibility for attacking on the Szcchoslovakia side." Tho Czechoslovak reply to Po- land's previous demanding evacuation of Teschen leached clerk ,'in opinion: hci-cwitl would take' place progressively "at _............ a rate foreseen for the security oi hand you a so-called the national defense." More than fr0m Attorney General Mc- reserves had been sum- I immlcd to Mr. Sam Pulllam Austin, Texas, with copy thereof t'o Distrlft Attorney John K. snooK-1 Polish political qiiiiriuia demanding ho render the. county dared the government was n mazed Chosen by popular vote as Miss BrackcnridfTC, Mary Gar- ven, a senior, North Pine Street, was officially pre- sented as the favorite of thn student body at the annual Purple Sen- ior School" Friday night.____ moned to tho colors. Despite murmurs ot discontent In left wing circles over dismem- berment of Czechoslovakia, which once was tho mainstay of Kronce'.-f central European alliances, the government was expected lo win a veto of confidence. The great surge ot joy which I swept the country aller the four- power Munich nccoi-il too'.c expres- sion in the cheers of nearly StiO.OUO persona who welcomed the premier home. Women H.vsioriciil rjaladlor made a triumphal en- try into Paris, driving throuBh 'five m'iles ot flower-strewn streets wliolng 10 deafening cheers. Many women' becnnic hysterical with joy as1 passed. At the nil-port crowds liroko through police lines, crying "Peace which Mr. Fulliam retained, nil in the matter ot printing the names of vnrlnus nominees, certified to by the J'Lepulillcnn party, that partlci- pulPrt in the Democratic primary election. This opinion was haiuU-d tu me by Mr. Sam Pulllnni. to'in uif Ml" Slim 111 II III. t u i r vn a nummce lor sheilic tne they rushed lo greet liubllcan party, and H'.MO pa rtlelpal- ed in the Democratic primaries on July 23, IMS. I have read this opinion over and over and It Is nothins more than we have Jn the Terrell Elec- tion Kn.w Book in this office. I nm a skins you In surrender Its Sudctenlanrt to Ger- many in the face -of a "superior foi-ce which has compelled us to accept" was broadcast to the na- tion by brbad-shouMerert General Jan s'yrovy, 50-year-old soldier- prom lor. "The Cstcchoslovalc government in maklns this decision sends at the sflme time to the world its protest this agreement, which wns made In a unilateral manner and without its participa- said the veteran campnis-ncr who lost an rye in the World We been abandoned. We nre nil 'nlone. Our ncishbors nro under arms; Our position is like that of a, fortress besieged by cj-iishlnp: forces. "My' duty was to consider every- thing. As ii soldier 1 had. to choose the way of peace." General Ludwlg Krpjcl, comman- d'er-In-chief of the army. Issued a proclamfltlon that the "army iiiiia __ ____ j associates itself with tho profound achieve her aims mourning.which this (imputation of the heritage ot otir ancestors rep- resents for us." At the same time, he appealed to the army to protect loyally the Czech Envoy To Washington 'Warsaw at 1 p. m. today. Polish political de- to find thn reply dealt only in erallties. They said this was a ma- neuver by the Prague Government to evade fulfilling their promise. Broadcasts by Polish radio sta- tions emphasized that Wai-saw was not bound by the four-power ac- 'cord for ceding Czechoslovakia's Smletenland to Germany and was icreforc independently. sent no IS E Named 'Miss Brackenridcje' At Conclusion of Purple Parade At Ihc conclusion o: tho Purple Parade, annual Erackenrlilsc Sen- ior School show and dance which launched the school social season, JLS 111U1S, L'iiv.tN  t nornev arn-tha I na'mcs'V'these 'Kc-publican nom- Inees that participated In the n-gression when Democratic primaries, in your opln- Continued On Page n. Column General Moseley Held 'Disloyal' For Criticism of New Deal w vebuked Srpt. HO (R Major General (ie1-. for Secretary of rply new, ehrtinkpn state bereft ot its j i-ich industrial and agricultural udeten arens. "Western Europe has asked this Continued .On .'Pnce Column 7 Vladimir Hurban, Czech min- ister to the United States, i turns to answer a question as he is interviewed in Washing- ton following call to State De- partment. tied. iriinenry Wants I" BUDAPJ.OST, Sept. SO Hun- gary will present to the Prague government In a few days a. new two-point demand j-cRardlnsr the Hungarian minority of about SOO.- 000 now living in a foreign office spokesman said to- night. Hungary will demand, he said; 3.. .Immediate unconditional transfer to Hungary of all Czech o- Van Morn Moseley, I'rominent slovak Territory in which a, purely Vanguard of Nazi Army Marcjigs Into Sudeten C As Herald of German Discipline KRT..TV, Oct. first contingent of Gorman troops crossed the Czechoslovak frontier near Algen. tria early today slartlng Adolf -Miller's occupalion of te.-r.to.j pi him'by the four-power Munich British Premier Greeted by Cheering Crowds on Ar- rival But Opposition Is Waiting for Him in Com- mons ONDOX. Sept. SO PrimB Chamberlain loday hi-oiiKlit back from Munich what he called "peace with honor peace for our time." To cheering crowds and an ap- proving monarch he reported two accomplishments: A triumph ot his appeasement policy in four-power Munich conference which averted war over Czecho- slovakia and an Anglo-German. declaration against war. Summed up. words in two speeches at j-Ieston Airdrome up- on his return and later from window of No. 10 Downing Street and in nn extraordinary Inter- view earlier at Munich bore fresh hope of n permanent European set- tlement1. Peace Wilh -Honor "At Munich: "1 have always had in mind that if we could find peace on the Czechoslovakia question A way might be open lo appease- ment in Europe." At Hesion Airdrome: "Settle- ment of ihe Cx.och problem is in my view only a. prelude to a. larger settlement in which all Eu- rope may find peace." At No. 30 Downing Street: "This is the second time in our history that there has come hack from Germany to Downing Street peace with honor (A. reference to Dis- raeli's famous statement of 1S7S.) 1 believe it is peace fo.r our time." his gray hca'd uncovered In tho late. afternoon rain, .the 63- yr.ir-old prime minister waved, for rhecrlng thousands at Hcston -Air- drome to see the document which and Kcichsfuhrer Hitler had signed earlier, in i Munich. o Van Morn Moseey, I'rom slovak Terrtory n wc tllo Federal Government and, Hungarian population lives, and A lebiscite for olher Sout Jn.-k r.ilfy. Helen Cliurehill, .Hilly Brown, Robert, Peters and Gantner. Specialty ilnncca wei'e ofCpred by llan Xii'erchcr. Betty .lane "Retiring after 43 years military service. Mosrl-y issued at Third Army headquarters. Atlanta, a statement which Woodring termed -riasrrantly disloyal." The commander ot one of the nation's four armies find of the Fourth Co'rps Area, Moseloy as- serted that tho government was suffei-ing from "a lack ot outstanrt- Irtg leadership." He criticized minlsh-iitlon relief policies and tlio nallon Is showing signs ln- tprnn! ileony that whk-h de- stroyed ancient Rome. -The rionvin ciitizcn sold Ills fref-dom for government lui'gw and a life of sloth." he statisticians estimate that ovrr mately of our total popn- getting povcrnnicnt subsidy dlrecily and Indirectly." Jlcndcd for 1 At-another point, he said: "Tliroiigh the years thai we have been Increasing our relict roils and enlarging the national debt that cannot, bo paid, in your life- time or have been pnss- commanclcr-in-chlcC. cans "aimyty drift along the easiest j r j., iieton, r-eai-iicu thoroughly characteristic oi Artnh Ij011 staph, Annio border countiy. Brownsville Sail-; Thompson, Hulda FBC'K, Jose- phine Hart, Mnrclno McClcmcms, time or i Upton, Beatrice Xorth, Vivian Co- [n__ ]aws measures do not have to vote for dic- tatorship to have he asserted. merely to vote increased governmental responsibility for our individual lives, increased govern- ment authority over our daily habits, and the resultant Ffderal paternalism will inevitably become dictatorship." Hup" L'ntrlcd Theories The govei-nment, hu salii, h.is recently suffered "from nil un- mass of unlried tlu-orios ot which will prove Iier- maneiuly beneficial but others which have boon doomed to failure from the outset." Of class feeling, he said: "Today in America wo often see. clns's marshalled ngninst class an.1 unfair preference Is eometimes Fellow officers of Mcwcley said they could recall tew modern paral- lels to the ..severity of the official rebuke administered to him. Just two years ago, however, Maj. Gen. Johnson Hagood was allowed.to retire voluntarily-after A .plebiscite for other South- ern Czechoslovak regions adjoining this area. The Magyar sections of Czccho- slovalda are a.long the Hungarian day cut Ivv which accepted the accord for 'Choslovakld- !fi A SWEEPS DEVASTATED AREA which Germany will obtain the Su- deten German regions. iEastern Long Island Again ins Association has arranged a water carnival, including; races by nationally famous motorboat- pilots. Across the Eio Cramlc. tMatamoros will present Ijrnacio GillHi-do in a bull-fight. Amonrr the distinguished speakers for the occasion will be Senator Tom Con- nally. Governor Ciovcrnor- Xominptc O'Daniel and Reprcson- Intivc Martin .Dies. .The Valley Parade of Profi-rcss (Monday ri-ht) will depict that .'region's rc- markahlc advance in recent climax-'d with the openin- of Ports Isabel Brownsville. To that South Texas Chamber has its -share, as to the paVdccade's prepress all over Lits territory. It has promoted tho spread of diversified forming, the trecdcr-fcoder movement, the lilding-rcvival, the extension of ;cd highways, the new alkali istry, oil-development, the suc- effort to obtain lower fire- ice rates, the continuing tpn .for 'equitable taxation, favors to attract new rcsi- new industries, soil-con- flood-control and watcr- nnd all other rcgion- cntcrpriscs. Pilllo Jean Means, Margaret Rad- ii.fC and Betty Jean Keating, Special musical mimbeis were played by June Cadwallnd.rr -nnd Shirley Jioherts with Doris 'xirkel by tlie band sivinjj.a reading. Musical numbers Co-itinued On PORC 3, Col'.imn 4 to raise the standard of living by redistributing the wealth, whilo'nt the same time shortening the hours and restricting the out- put ot the Individual worker. e forget that .wealth must be pro- duced, before It can bo distributed. M'e cannot w democracy is headed for destruction, he said. 1C Amerl- 2 AIR OFFICERS GET PROMOTIONS WASHINGTON. Sept. 30 President r.oosevelt promoted to- day two army air corps officers. Colonels Walter H. Frank and Herbert A. Dai'gue, to tho tem- porary ranks of brigadier general. Krnnk was' appointed comman- rtp'r of the ISth Wing. General Heni-qnarl.ers Air Force, in Ha- waii, effective upon his arrival there.' tomorrow. JDargue. now assistant commn.nrt- ant of the Air Corps Tactical School, Maxwell Field; Ala., was given command of the 19th Wing, in the Panama Canal 55one. Ho is OWCU JVLIIt: ill LJIl. vjr...... -v controversy over his testimony I expected to arrive, there Oct. 13, congressional committee1 Frank, a native of Humphrey. Hit by'Wind and Water Oroy-clad Gerntnn Infamry- nien m.-iri-hnrt over the hordt-r shortly nfici- 1 a. m, <1 p. m- Friday) llltle more linn an h'.ur after'the midnight deadline Hitler had set for his occupation. An infantry battalio'n, its exact strength undisclosed, along several roads fr-m Aigcn to take possession ot posts immedi- ately behind the Czechoslovak 'frontier -in Southwestern Cze.cho- slovakia. It was explained this movement was regarded .as. merely a van- guard, reconnoitring the tori-am and preparing for the main army of occupation to march in later It was an two statesht new four-power j settlement of th German crisis Continued On "WPA funds were- "stage t can oo less nnd produce becom. ch ef A. F.L. Listed in Bund Pamphlet As Friend of Cause' ProbersTold before a that money." Woodrins wild that Moselqy is- sued his. statement "because disappointed in his ambition chief of Stan: ot the American armies." General Malm Craig was appointed to the post by President--Roosevelt in 1035. "As to the reasons that General Craig was preferred for the 1m- j portaht post. I do not think' a-nyone i needs to look farther than to road General Moselcy'.T flagrantly dis- Woodring said Knlitlcrt to Views "Obviously the General is entitled to his own views on governmental o-nd -other policies but. I. have nn idea that General Moseley's brother N. B2 years old. will re- lieve irigariier General Barton K. Young. Pnrs'iie. 51. was born In New York. He will relieve. Brigadier Gene'ral George. H. Brett. They will hold their new rank as long as they retain their new commands, normally two years. Temperatures: Weather described to the House a Prcpa, ofi.cers, be as muclt liwrcci the American Federation of Labor as an oif fion that should he supported and from which literature could talned. rohn C. Mctcalfc, a committee. Investigator, said he wished lo call particular attention to .-Nazi prop- aganda originating with the Amer- ican Nationalist Confederation be- cause it presented a list oC names under heading: should "Organizations which support 'and' from whom you can sc.-uro literature." in addition to tho A'. F. ot L., tho pamphlet, listed: Tho Federalist, V Icluta. Kan edited by Kov. Gerald B. Wlnr'od" defeated'candidate for the Republican nomination to the Unit- -r l ed States Senate; Pelley Publlsh- Asheville, X. C., edited by Wil- liam Dudley Pelley, chief ot silver shirts: Industrial Control Reports, Washington, D. C., pub- lished by James True Associates: The Patriot, London, .England; Ihe Examiner, Nelwon, -New Zealand; Tho Berlin Weekly, Berlin, Ger- many, Tho committee and the .German embassy, became Involved.in a con- troversy over whether any connec- tion existed between German Continued On Page S, Column 1 dismayed by this. exV and bad as the gcnoal run of-American citterns who be- lieve and have always accepted the theory that' an .American officer's, lovalty to his chief did not cease when he -went off active service. "Though retired today he con- tinued to be an officer of the army, receiving the inactive.pay wh'eh in his case i's approximately a vear." Replying to Woodring, .Moscley "the -pique' referred.to may be on ihe other side.. of the_ ledger, 'f6r franl.-ly, as an American cit- I do: not, agree with many (By Tlie pastern end of Long Is- land's seaeoast, devastated, by last week's hurricane, was lashed' Fri- day by a 40-mile-on-hoiir gnle. but siu'fercd-little property damage and no reported loss ot life. The storm, which originated in K.istern North Carolina, swirled northward in 'he wake, of a (trenching rain, piling up unusually high tides on the New Jersey coast and Long Jslancl before nowling oft toward Nantucket, Mass. Long Island, coast guards, said, probably felt only the outer wing. Seas raced up tho .beach of des- olate Firs Island, causing tho coast guards some apprehension, but Capt. William M. Wolff of the Fourth Supervisory District Mid the weather bureau had assured him the winds shortly would shli.t to rorthwest, flattening out the waves. Karllcr In the day the coast guard received word the freighter City' 'of. Atlanta, bound Continued On page 3. Column 1 BRITISH TROOPS TO HELP HITLER Force Will Sent Into O L liodnv taUing over the first of four Istideron districts granted 1-llilcr by Rose Festival Coronation Marred by Accident in Stands Tex.. Sept. 30 An CO persons were in- jured, two seriously, tojiight when an auxiliary bleacher section At the Tto.sc Festival here collapsed shortly before the coronation of the Munich pact. i The main body ot troops, some 30 OftO rnt'ii assembled along the border ot German Austria, was oxpected to follow up th" van- shortly after C a. m. (1- 7nidnlght With the first units of Ihe occupation army lo take over the Krumati region of Czechoslovakia on Saturday and Sunday under the Munich accord. Col. Gen. Walter von Brauchitsch. commander-in- chlet of the army. Issued the fol- lowing- order of the day. Oct. J, tho German army will enter, the German region of Czechoslovakia, liberated by our "The Gorman army enters the relieved territory with proud joy to be the herald of German order Continued On Page 3. Column j t he .1 persons were hospital- ised, and first aid was given to others who received only slight in- juries. Virtually every ambulance in city was summoned lo take the vic- tims to hospitals. The wooden bleachers, borrowed from State, J-'air at Shreveppi-t. collapsed state high- way patrolmen, assigned as an honor euard for visiting governors, were opening a lane through crowd entering the park. Members of a National Guard unit, also1 on hand for the festival preserved order, and the ceremony proceeded ns scheduled. Approximately 20H persons in tile-section which fell. Clara Belle Ingram Mrs. Ti. J... Daniels, both of Tyler, were hiiri seriously. Mrs. Ingram suffered a broken back. Forecast by Prof. Selby Maxwell, author', of "This Week's Weather." in the Sunday Express. Hourly. Sun S.pt. 29-30, 10 Hp.m..........n2 12 3 I! "Vi Jubilant Italians Hail II Duce As Peacemaker of World Czechpslovakia Sept. 30 It was izen Continued On Pace 3." Column 2 I 11 R.m..... 12 Noon... 1 p.m..... 2 p.m..... 4 learnqd reliably tonight that six battalions of British troops would bo sent to Czechoslovakia soon to assist in duties carrying .out the partition decreed by the four- power Municli agreement.. It was considered likely, they would sail Jn the-next .few days. The -detachment .probably will consist-of fotir battalions of Brit- ain's: famed V-uards regiment, and ..84 '.'.X .-A wildly sapeac Rome hailed Premier EenitO cord. In their joy at having cscapi ing 11 Duce outroared even their Ka Returning from Munich exactly one year after his visit to Berlin whicit served- to strengthen, the Rome-Berlin axis, Mussolini was greeted a chief ot government who had helped Europe from carnage. Called again and again to the balcony ot the Venezia bl the cheering crowds. II Duce final- ly raised his hand for silence lived through memor- from of two the line.. An International fosc- was pro- vided In''.'the! accord to po- lice nreag, not Immediately ceded to-Germans, where plebiscites will determine t'hcir ultimate national- cried ble hours. We have worked Munich for peace justice' J? this not the .Italian The crowd one "Tes! Tes! King. Vltrotio Emanucle made responded as with Ions. :rom a 'special trip to Florence his summer palace at-San Rossore ft) congratulate Mussolini as was-en route to Rome. The king was waiting- on station plalform when the train arrived and shook hands with the chief of the government. There were broad smiles on the faces, of both. Two hours before Jl Duce's ar- rival in P.omc, uniformed Fascists, military bands and of civilians poured through streets, jamming the area about the railroad station, the route, to the Piazza. Vcnczia and the piazza. itself.' The German swastika, flew Continucd On Page 3, Column S I   

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