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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1935, Abilene, Texas ITLY CLO Abilene llatlp Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT H EDI ME noN VOL LIV. Full Leased Wire of Associated Press United (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1935-FOURTEEH PACES (Evening Edition of The Abtoit Morning Newt) NUMBER 236 Operation Murder Suspect Held Peace Parley Is Hopelessly Snarled NEW RELIEF MAN HERE Switch For Him T. Brooks pres- ent Taylor county relief adiuln- 'Jfjfotor, will go to Brownwood u 1 iSnlnljtrator for newly created relief district 14-A. Cites Editors Judge M. S. Munson, of Anile- ton who cited six Houston news- paper edlters and reporters lor ignoring his order not to print testimony In the trial of Clyde Thompson, convict nftttderer. A court4est of. authority now is R. C. Conley, of Waco, To Be Administrator For This District Announcement from Austin day noon o! directing personnel in 38 newly created district relief of- fices throughout Texas revealed three switches in this section. Doyle T. Brooks, present Taylor county relief administrator, becomes administrator for the Brownwood district, 14-A, composed of Brown, Coleman, Runnels, concho and Mc- Culloch counties; headquarters at Brownwood. K. C. Conley, now field represen tative In the Waco district, wi: come to Abilene, headquarters cit of district 13-A, composed of Tay lor, Callahan, Eastland, Stephens Shackelford and Jones counties. Fonnwaj To Bweetwattr Roy F. Fonnway, now Fishe county relief administrator, will to Sweetwater, headquarters city o district 13-B, composed of Nolan Sterling, Coke, Mitchell, Scurry and Fisher counties. Iceman First Heat Victim LONGVIEW, Aug. terdar wu a record hot da; for thfa oily all the Ice man was the first heat victim. The Jce nun, Charles B.: Mor- ris, So, was taken to a htspital where he was still uncoitcious today. The mercury hit a new high for the DEATH RIDDLE IN HONOLULU Former Police Officer, Is Arrested HONOLULU, AUK. liam Oorum, 27. former Honolulu police officer, today protested from a Jail cell his innocence of the death of his first wife a month age, while at Waikiki. His second bride of ten days wept a honeymoon cottage. "I'm not the one, he was quoted as telling officers who ar- rested him. He reiterated his claims of Innocence to newspaper men as he told them has was a nephew of Bill Corum, New York Journal sports writer, and a family friend of Secretary of State Cordell Hull He was to be arraigned for plea on the murder charge today. Mrs. Marjorie Corum, 27, super- intendent of nurses at Quetns hos- pital, was found shot to death at tteir home July 3. After a brief See RIDDLE, Page 14, Col. 4 Retired Farmer Drops Dead On Winters Street Special to the Reporter. WINTERS. Aug. H. Arn- about 60, prominent retired fcHjer, dropped dead near the Flm National bank here at 9 o'clock this morning. Physicians who ex- amined him attributed death to a bursted blood vein in the brain. Survivors Include his widow and I a. daughter. Mrs. Robert Baker of Winters. Funeral arrangements. Incom- son, state relief becajn Taylor county's administrator Jan uary 24, this year, succeeding Lloyd B.Thomas. i: Headquarters by .districts and the administrator were: 1-A, Mt. Pleasant. J. 6. D. Wit ting." 1-B, Marshall, Charles H. Spence 2-A, Tyler, Edgar Hutchlns. 2-B, Nacogdoches, J. J. Hutchison 3-A, Livingston, Roy Burt. 3-B, Beaumont, H. K. McBath. 4-A, Greenville, A. M. Braswell. 4-B, Dallas, O. A. McGregor. 5-A, Teague, Tom Llndley. 5-B, Crockett, W. H. Long. 6-A, Houston, W. B. Collier. 6-B, Wharton, Julius Fischer. 7-A, Port Worth, Floyd H. Helm. 7-B. Mineral Wells. J. Garrett 8-A. Cleburne, Loys R. Sessions 8-B, Waco. E. L. TJpshaw. 9-A. Temple. Paul E. Parker. 9-B. Austin, A. H. Piper. 10-A. San Antonio, T. H. Lang- lam, Jr. 10-B, Victoria, J. Howze. 10-C, Kenedy, Victor Dzlewas. 11-A, Alice, L. O. Wilder. i 11-B, Edinburg, C- J. Sweeney. I 12-A, Wichita Falls, Bala Wll- I liams. 12-B, Childress, A. W. Long. 13-A, Abilene, R. C. Conley. 13-B, Sweetwater, R. F. Formway. 14-A. Brownwood, Doyle Brooks. H-B, Fredericksburg, C. H. Bauer. 15-A, Dvalde, H. B. Lancaster. 16-A, PKmpa, s. H. Halle. 16-B, Amarillo, M. V. Compton. 17-A, Plalnvlew, E. J. Reed. 17-B, Lubbock, W. E. Inmon. 18-A. Big Spring, C. W. Axe. 19-A, San Angelo, H. W. 20-A, El Paso, (to be named later) 20-B, Alpine, Harris S. Smith. Pilot En Route In Tailless Plane SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2 John H. Glese hopped off late yesterday for the first transcontinental night of Waldo Waterman's new small, tall-less air- plane designed to bring private fly- Ing within the reach of persons of modest means. Giese, head of the department section of the federal department of commerce bureau of air com- merce, will deliver the ship to offic- ials at Washington, D. C., where further tests will be made to de- termine whether it meets the de- partment's specifications. He planned to follow the south- ern transcontinental route east- ward In easy hops, since the Wat- erman "arrowplane" carries only enough gas for about three hours' flying. Included In the stops will be Phoenix, El Paso, Dallas, Jack- son and Atlanta. IrVillson To Visit Every Club In 41st Dis- trict By Fall The Abilene Rotary club Friday entertained Its overlord, smiling Jim Willson of FloyoSala, governor of the 4Ist district. .Willson spent the morning on a busi- ness houses members work, going to, the .Hilton at for the weekly program. John B. "president, was. .cere _Jes: The district late yesterday for the club's assembly night at which he addressed the chairmen of 20 committees, at a dinner given at the Wooten. Next week he will be in Stamford, Olney, Wichita Falls and Port Worth, and by mid-October will have visited each of the 59 clubs In largest district. Its .tei itory Is even larger than that of the West Texas chamber of comme ce. Willson was nominated district governor at the Midland conven- tion In May, and confirm! I at Ro- tary International's big athertng in Mexico City In June. He suc- ceeds Tom Taylor of Bi wnwood During the early part of fie year, January to May, he toued the Orient with Bob Hill, th( i inter- national president, with tops in China, Japan, the Philippine Is- lands, Java and India. Fort Worth will be the to the 41st district. Dates May 4-5. Contempt Case Rule Saturday ANGLETON, Aug: 22.- ments In the contempt he rings of six Houston newspaperm n were completed at p. r today. Judge M. S. Munson anno need he would render his verdict a Saturday. The which got derway esterday, was the outgrow i of the recent trial of Clyde T Dmpson, convict slayer. Judge Mur on ord- ered the reporters not to pi mony. The order was igno Utilities EXPANSION TRADE NOTED mprovement General Dun Brads tree e states IS V British And Italian Dele gates Are Far Aparl In Their Views On the Ethiopian Crisis 2. An apparently hopeless dead lock developed today betwee Great Britain and Italian dele g-ates in efforts to mediate th Italian-Ethiopian crisis, and a meeting of the council of th league of nations, aummontx for today to receive settlemen proposals, was postponed in definitely. Fill to Agree Capt. Anthony Eden, representing Great Britain, and Baron Pompeo Alolsl, Premier Benlto Mussolini' negotiator for Italy, precipitated thi deadlock when they failed to agrei on one clause of a two-part plan to avert war. Mussolini flatly refused to clause which, It was understood fixed a time limit for negotiations to end. The stalemate developed as .the elected: -Argu- t testi- d. GENEVA, Aufi (UP) 4.; ..freriler Prertr 'Laval of (France; UM a secret meetlnf of tie lea- rue of nattona- council ttnlfbt that France and Britain had Mrmed united front (o break a deadlock'-which has developed In thdiyttforts to wive the dis- pute between Italy and Ethio- pia. The vouncil prepared for a nltht KKlon to approve a com- promise on which four nations were believed to be nemrlnf an acreement. council optimistically expected a compromise based on favorable re- ports from a conference of Capt. Eden, Baron Alolsl and Premier Pierre LaVal of France, last night. Tne situation was deemed so grave that even private sessions of the council were suspended and mem- bers met in closed executive session to hear Laval explain the status of negotiations. Further aggravating the crisis was notification from Prof. Gaston Jeze, legal assistant to Ethiopia's chief delegate, Tecla Hawarlat, that Abyssinia, cannot accept any solu- tion based on a 1906 treaty with Italy which Ethiopia never recog- nized. Sweden to Lift Arms Shipment Ban ADDIS ABABA, Aug. Sweden is almost certain to lift its arms embargo against Ethiopia, re- gardless of the attitude of Great Britain and other powers which are See LEAGUE, Page 13, Col. 4 Roosevelt May Pay Texas Call WASHINGTON, Aug. tentative Itinerary the White House has mapped for President Hoise- velt's 'vacation when congress td- Journs probably will Include at li asl one political goodwill mission to The borne state of a Capitol Hill al le. Mr. Roosevelt says he hopes t< go to the TJvalde, Texas, home of 'Ice President Garner this fall for a bii of fishing. Should his journey that way those close to him ex ieci him to' stop off In Arkansas to g eei Senator Robinson, the democratic leader, and the people there next year will vote on returning Robinson to the senate. His traveling plans also now [in- clude a stop-over at the August 23 Milwaukee meeting of young demo- crats. Bifl May Die h Conference )F eport AMARILLO RACE MEET AUSTIN, Aug. Amar- llio Trt-State Fair association todayJ applied to the Texas racing com- mission for a permit to conduct an finr at noon, are to be announced elfht-day horse race meet Vrom the Spill funeral home. from September 1J-31. there NEW YORK, Aug. 2.-fl A eneral expansion of bmhess to a igher level this week than during he similar period of last rear was ound In a survey Issued ioday by iun Bradstreet. "Accelerated by the pturn In the pace of opeatlons of some of the leading Indu.iries, far Hi advance of the utul period for expansion, more reached toward a higher level thaj was re- corded at this time i .-ear It was stated in the rwlev. "Continuous high !tcnperaturcs Sn TRADE, rafe U.Cot. 7 Came To Abilene Soon After Town Founded; Funeral Saturday William Fulwller, Sr., 83, who set- tled here soon after the town lot sale In the spring of 1881, died at his Elm street, at 10 a. m. today. He had been In poor health .for the past 18 months and seriously 111 forfqur weeks. Mr. Fulwllm4nqved with lly to Buffalo Gap on New Year's day in 1880 and entered the livery business with his brother, C. E. Ful- wller, at South First and Chestnut streets in the winter of 1881. With he passing of the horse and buggy days twenty years later, Mr. Fulwll- er entered the automobile top and upholstering business on the site now occupied bj the Queen theatre. Survivors Survivors include his widow, for- merly Miss Lottie Buhr, three sons, a daughter, a brother, a sister, eight and four great grand- children. The children, W. J., of Ab- ene, C. H., H. D. and Mrs. Charles Wright of Albuquerque were nil om to his first wife, Cella .Stlncli- comb Fulwller, who died in 1900. A rother, C. E., and a sister, Mrs. jeddle White of Fort Worth, also urvlve. Mr. Fulwiler was bom August 24 J51, near Amsterdam, Virginia. H moved to Texas In 1613 with 111 [Other, Mary Fulwiler. His father ames Fulwller, died In Tennessee In 872. The Fulwiler family settled In ell county, moving seven years .ter to Buffalo Gap. Funeral services will be held Sat- rday afternoon at 5 o'clock from te Laughter funeral chapel with r. M. A. Jenkens, pastor of the irst Baptist church, officiating. He 111 be assisted by Rev. Roy Kemp astor of Corinth Baptist church urial will follow In a local ceme- tery. Pallbearers will be Omer Marr Justin Moran, N. O. J. L Harris, Melvin Harrison, Alberl Hale, Josh Mcran and A. C. Bran- non. All of the children were at the beside at the time of his death. The two sons and daughter from Albu- querque arrived last midnight by automobile and W. J. arrived at 6 a. m today by airplane from Long Beach, Calif. Mandeville W. Zenge, 26, Is Seized By Chicago Police In Raid on Taxi- cab Stand Some Profess To See Pos- sibility of Compromise On The Measure WASHINGTON, Aug. Studying the effects of the second defeat which the house administered to the Roosevelt administration on the utility holding company Issue, some legislators predicted today that the utility bill .may now die In con- ference. On the other hand, some saw possibility of a compromise to settle the angry quarrel about compulsory dissolution of holding companies culled A chasm wider than ever separates the senate and house conferees on the measure as the result o[ the house action yesterday. After a debate broken by shouts, jeers and applause that chamber again voted down compulsory abo- See UTILITY Pofr. 14, Col. 6 Nichols Chosen CCRA Engineer COLEMAN, Aug. vin Xlchols of Fort Worth, a mem- ber of the engineering firm of Haw- ley, Preese and Nichols, today was named consulting engineer for the central Colorado river authority. It was believed that Nichols ap- pointment would be followed by the submission of a dozen small lake projects In Coleman county to Uis works progress administration. COCHRANE HAS OPERATION DETROIT, Aug. Cochrane, manager and catcher for the Detroit Tigers, underwent an operation for an eye Infection In Henry Ford Hospital last night, It was revealed today. TENNESSEE LIQUOR VOTE NASHVTLLE, Tenn.. Aug. CHICAGO, Aug. 2. Mandeville W. Zenge, 26-year- old jilted suitor of a pretty nurse, was seized here today in connection with the brutal mutilation murder of Dr. W. J. Bauer. He denied any knowl- edge of the crime. Nabbed in Tail Barn The slim, brown haired farm youth from Canton, Mo., was seized in a raid on a taxlcab bam In the western part of the city at a m. but news of his arrest was with- held while Investigators questioned him. "I didn't have anything to do with he sobbed, burying his face In his hands as he sat in the center of a circle of questioners. Mrs. Louise Shaffer Bauer, 33 hospital nurse of Kirksvllle, Mo. who married Dr. Bauer three weeks ago after breaking off a seven years ''understandipo" with Zenge, had Insisted that her rejected suitor 'Just couldn't have committed the crime." Bnuer, 38-year-old chemistry pro- fessor and post-graduate student at the University of Michigan, was kidnaped In Ann Arbor, Mich., Tues- day night and brought to Chicago where the barbaric operation was performed bsvjils captor. tiy do anything- to .the Zenge sobbed to police. "I loved' Louise, more than anything in the world, and I wanted her to be happy with him." Meets Father The suspect was brought face to face with his father, J. Andy Zenge, retired dairy fanner of Canton, Mo., in the state's attorney's office. The old man, broken with grief, Insisted for a half hour that the See BAUER CASE, Page 13, Col. 6 Lubbock Man Dies In Auto Smashup LUBBOCK, Aug. F. Reynolds, 30-year-old Lubbock architect, was killed when his au- omobile and a truck were In a lead-on collision five miles east ol Earth, Lamb county, early today. Reynolds had been to Lazbuddy in Farmer county, where he met with the school board considering plans for a new school building. He was returning home here when his automobile collided with a truck driven by C. L. StajifJeld of Grady, N. M. Stanfleld suffered a crushed right arm. Sheriff Lloyd of Olton said the mishap was unavoidable. Reynolds, survived by his widow and a five-day-old daughter, was a graduate of the University of Texas. He was a son of C. F. Rey- nolds of Houston. The body will be sent to Athens for burial. Mutilation Victim and His Widow Dr. Walter J. Baaer, M, who tru UM Tlctlm a fhMtlr niUlaiion in kmel; spot tai Chleafo that hta Ufa. He I. ahm here wltb bii of three weeka who remained In KlrkawlOt, Ma. where ahe la a nune, while her hatband attended etatt al Ann Alter, Mich. A Jilted tuitor of Mn. Bauer, Mandnlllt Zfaft, M, waa arreated In Chlcato in coonectleei with the eaaa. Nephew of Patton Denies Testimony of Eugene Sellers Norn's Shook of Houston Says Mysterious Box WASHINGTON, Aug. Norris Shook, a dark-haired hand- some Texan, firmly told the' house, lobby committee today that the mysterious box that his uncle Rep. Nat Patton D., Tex., carried out of a hotel here after a conference wltn a utility official contained cigars, and cigars only. Didn't Express Doubt he drawled, he did not- express doubt that cigars were In the box as had been charged. The hearing began to take on the appearance of a family party when Bonnie Patton, the congressman's slight, 17-year-old dark-haired daughter, also testified that the box held cigars. Shook, wearing a white linen suit, came from Houston, Texas, to de- fend his uncle against Insinuations ;hat the box contained other than cigars. In the senate lobby Inquiry, which 'Irst developed the "mystery box" story. Shook had been quoted by E. V. Sellers of Abilene, Texas, as say- ng, "hell, those Weren't cigars" In the box. Shook flatly denied he had said .hat. He told the committee how Pat- on, Sellers and he visited the May- lower hotel June 29, two days'be- ore the first house vote on the utll- tles "death sentence." He said Patton went upstairs to ee John W. Carpenter, president of he Texas Power Light company, in old friend, while he and Sellers 'walked down the street to a Jew- See LOBBY PROBE. Page 13, Col. 8 L Houston Man Finds Wife And Ex-Judge In Bryan Hotel BRYAN. Aug. M. Riedel, 36. Houston attorney, was freed on bond today after he '.'alved examining trial for the slay- ng of Luther Broadway, 43, form- er county Judge and county attor- ney of Madison county. Riedel, in a statement to police Met T. K. Mils, said he shoe Sroadway because he was In a ho- el room with his wife, a former teacher, of North Zulch In Madison county. Broadway stood in the doorway of ils room, clad only In his under- lothlng, when he was shot five imes in the head. He died Instant- Tillls said Mrs. Rlcdcl also was lad in her underclothing. Acting county attorney W. R. Al- len said he agreed to the bond house today adopted a reso-; because "all circumstances Indicate utloii calling for a state-wide ref ercndum October 10 on the ques- tion of legalizing liquor. The vote was 47 to 3t. that Riedel has a complete detenu. "The case will be handed to the See SLAVING, Pafe 14, Col. S Reveal Barrels Moved on Strength of Spurious Telegram AUSTIN, Aug. ex- haustive Investigation was launched today jy the railroad commission into a faked telegram on which a tender was Issued for the mrvement of barrels of crude petroleum. The fictitious telegram was pro- duced at n heaving of the legislative committee Investigating hot oil dur- ing questioning of Ernest O. Thomp- son, railroad commission chairman. On the basis of the telegram the communion's East Texa chief of staff approved the tender, testimony showed. The committee recessed subject to call of the chairman and likely will not meet for a few weeks. Members said they wished to Investigate some new leads before continuing. Thompson said every resource of tie commission would be used to trace the oil and the proceeds and U. f [16 fill In No Sense To Blame State Department Tells Germany WASHINGTON, Aug. diplomatic exchange of notes with the German government over the ripping of the Nazi Hag from the liner Bremen at New York was com- plete today with a state department reply that the Incident "was In no sense due to neglect on the part of American authorities." No apology had been demanded, and none was forthcoming In the answer given yesterday to Charge d'Affalres Rudolf Leltner by acting Secretary William Phillips. The note did say, however, that "it Is unfortunate that. In spite of the sincere efforts of the police to prevent any disorder whatever, the German national emblem should, during the disturbance which took place, not have received that respect to which it is entitled." The German government had In- structed Herr Leltrsr to "make the See FLAG, Page 13, Col. 0 Cardenas Drives For Prohibition MEXICO CITY. Aug. President Lazaro Cardenas, turning from Mexico's troubled politics to the possibility of prohibition, called for a campaign to free the nation "from the vice of alcohol.' A dispatch to the newspaper El quoted the president as telling femlnlnlsts organizations In the state of Miclioacan that laws prohibiting manufacture and sale of liquor would be put into effect "IT'fiecessary." It was to the women that he ad- dressed his cnv for a drive against alcoholism. Bostl Abilene and J nlKht And Saturday. Will Teim-Weil of lOOUl imrMIIll Partly cioudy tonight and Saturday; prob- ably ahowerfl In extreme west portion; IJIghtly cooler In Panhandle tonlghl. Eul of lOOih merldlap Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Tempenitunal Thun. Frt. p.m. f..m. FAKE OKDEB, Fate 19, CoL 7 luimuvi bimldliy lift 10 90 ai 91 ao 80 17 71 74 H .11 WARM Dry thermoiml Wet ttHrmomettr MldnlRht Noon Sunn' lo.ni. 7a.tn. 71- ;