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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1935, Abilene, Texas CLO TLY lUDY Abilene Bail? Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUfl WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1935-TEiN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 215 Detroit Tiend Killer' Is Arrested Allred And Rogers Enliven Reunion Won't Bite One Elo, Aniarlllo, Texas, re- porter, shown as he encouraged a black widow spider to bite him la the interest of "medical re- search. For some time Ihe pow- er of the venom of these spiders has been the subject of much ar- rumenl. The spider Jailed to re- spond to the test and died un- der Elo's foot. (Associated Press Baer's Bride Meet Mary Sullivan Bier, bride of the former heavy champion. She hates fighting and may per- suade Maxle to give 'up the ring. Governor Begins Ambitious Tour By Air and Rail AUSTIN, July left today for a air rail Juiy fourth and week-end trip to four sections of Texas. Brady's Independence day jubilee was the governor's first stop and from there he planned to fly to Stamford for a Cowboy reunion and rodeo. Tomorrow he intended to double back to Goose Creek in southeast Texas to address oil field workers in the morning and then to Houston io appear before the State Bar as- sociation meeting. From Houston he will go to Tyler in East Texas for a postal workers convention Friday and then to Breckenrldge In West Texas for an afternoon engagement. Saturday he Intended to participate In a pa- geant depicting his life, an attrac- tion in Graham's pioneer festival. He planned to visit at his home in Wichita Fells Sunday. Hazen Cuyler Is Released By Cubs CINCINATTI, July Hazen "Kikl" Cuyier, for 13 years an outfielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs and lember of last year's National all-star team, was given his idltlonal release today by Charlie Grimm, manager and vice president of the Cubs. Cuyler, 36, helped Pittsburgh win j pennants In 1925 nnd and helped the Cubs win the flag In 1929. He has been hitting less than .270 thb season, and ftll riute him, Nl Other Officers Elected; Second Day's Crowd Packs Stamford From Curb to Curb BY WENDELL BEDICHEK Staff Correspondent STAMFORD, July Burnett of Benjamin, was elec- ted president of the Texas Cowboy Reunion association at a business meeting here this morning. He succeeds John Gist of Odessa. Other officeis are Walt Cousins, Dallas, first vice president and his- torian, Lewis Ackers, Abilene, sec- ond vice president: Claude Jeffers, Matador, ranch boss; c. E. Coombes, Stanford, secretary-treasurer; J. V. Hudson, Haskell, horse wrangler; P. I G. Alexander, Haskell, wagon boss; Fred Franklin, Guthrie, wagon cook John Gist is new chairman of the board of directors, composed of Frank Rhoades' of Throckmorton, W. B. Mitchell of Marfa. John C. Burns of Fort Worth, Tom Burn- ett of Iowa Park, W. C. Goodman of Breckenridge. John Davis .of Tnrpckmqrton, J....V. Hudson, O.-p. Ratiifi.of Midland, Dayton Motes of Fort Worth. A. J. Swenson of Stam- ford, Tom Ballard of Haskell, W. Branson of Midland, John L Darrouzett of Galveston. George Humphrey of Guthrie and John Turbevllle of Archer City. Simpson Johnson of Guion was top man in the old timers morning calf roping contest, with time of 26 2-5 seconds. Other contestants Rebellious House Threatens To Junk President's Program WASHINGTON, July President Roosevelt's legislative plans were threatened today by a rebellious house which spurned his utility control bill and ordered a lobby inquiry certain to restrict the demands for special senate expen- ditures. The resounding house defeat, 258 to 147 of the president's cherished "death sentence" holding company bill, virtually served notice on the White House that the democratic his capital activities of men." Senate Investigation A .second and more extensive lob- bying Investigation cleared Its first hurdle in the senate today. The senate Interstate commerce committee reported favorably the resolution of Sen. Hugo L. Black. for appropriation of 000 for a senate Inquiry into all lobbying activities in connection with the bill. Black's resolution now must be pissed by the committee on audit and control which must approve all 'contact I majority hereafter cannot be re. lied on to rubber-stamp adminis- tration legislation. TV A In Danger Endangered by the break In house democratic ranks are admin- istration plans for, continuing the Tennessee Valley authority uncurb- ed and rushing through this ses- sion the tax-the-rich program. Leaders privately want to shelve the latter to force early adjournment. The house utility regulation bill, opposed by the president, now goes to the senate. A last ditch adminis- tration fight will be made Monday to prevent the senate from substl tutlng the house bill for Its own The "death sentence" provision In the senate or Koosevelt bill was ap proved last month by a vote of 45 to 44. The lobby inquiry will begin Monday. It will Include an invest! gatlon of both administration lobIew York, has been sought for nine months In connection with the bru- slaying of Lillian Gallaher, 11, hose body was found stuffed Into See GOODRICH. Pafe 9. Col. 6 Abilene Will Join In Observance Of Independence Day Fort Worth as their car stopped at amveri here Irom Tem' a traffic light owppeu ple The children are Bll- One of the trio, a 26-year old flie, 13; Marjorie, 11; A. B., 10 and youth, said he was a former mem-! slx' otner survlvors are his ber of the Abilene fire department father' E- p- of Temple; two F brothers, J. E. Hobbs of Temple and Port j W. H. Hobbs of Ft. Worth, and a cafe slster' Mrs- Ida Holzhauer of Dallas. I Will Rogers paid Abilene an un- iannounced and unexpected call Wednesday morning en route to Stamford's Cowboy Reunion, and remarked, as he drove through de- serted streets, "I thought this war a small town, but it must be a city as the folks are still In bed. Will arrived on American Air- lines' eastbound sleeper plane land- ing here at a. m., the only passenger out. He was carrying his portable typewriter and told airport attendants he had "knocked out" his Sunday syndicated orticle as the plane roared through the night over mountain and prairie. "How about a ride to town? The mall truck will said Will to Bill Tucker. AA's station agent. The truck was not available, however and Tucker called B. city Service taxi. Will breakfasted alone at the Woolen, eating as strong men do when they are very hungry. He consumed large quantities of Cali- fornia prunes, ham and eggs whole wheat bread ami coffee; then, aft- KOOEES, Pan JO, Col 5 One of three men held in Worth in connection with a ___ robbery on highway 10, left the em- ployment of the Abilene fire depart- ment June 30, said Bay Hoe fire chief. "He left without turning 1n a formal resignation, and his suc- cessor was Immediately put on the Roe said. No charges hod The body will be relumed to Temple tonight on the Santa Fe train, leaving Ballinger at o'clock. Funeral will be held from the A. J. Hewett Funeral Home at Temple, Thursday afternoon at 2 Mrs. Eugene Vidal Gets Reno Divorce RENO, Nev., July Eugene Vldal, director of the commerce department's bureau of air com- merce, was divorced here to- day by Mrs. Nina Gore Vldal. She charged extreme cruelty. Mrs. Vldel, daughter of United Slates Senaus- P. Gore of Oklahoma, was married to the not- ed world war flier and former aii- Amerlcan halfback on the army football team at Washington Jan- uary 11, 1922. They have one son, Eugene, Jr., 9. whose future custody has been fixed No Set Program Here: Man) Will Attend Stamford Cowboy Reunion Although no public celebration planned for this city, Abllenlans wll Join tomorrow In observance of th nation's Independence, declared 15 years ago. Throughout Wesf. Tex as various forms of entertalnmen have been planned for the holiday The rodeo, typical of this area, the most popular attraction, wit several such events scheduled 1 neighboring towns and communities Holding the limelight Is the slxt annual Texas Cowboy reunion be ing held In Stamford, where at tendance Is running into the thou sands. While Wednesday was "Abilene Day" at the reunion, man townspeople who were unable to today will Join In the celebration there on July 4. Local schools end majority o business institutions are to be (Jos ed for the holiday. There will be no mall delivery, either at the poet office window or on city or rura routes. Members stores of the Re tall Merchants association are close, as will the banks and all of flees of the county and city, Plea For Safely Appeal to Abllenlans for a, and sane July 4" was given Wed nesday by W. R. (Ruck) 61bley, po lice chief. "As we join In celebration of th national holiday, let use every precaution for safety, that the da may not be marred by accident p SOSHKify.' Strict observance of traffic regu latlons on crowded streets thoroughfares, conformity to law preventing sale or display of fire works within city limits and pre caution In water sports were em phaslzed by Chief Slblay In his plea for safety In all celebration fea hires. Holding interest In the area along with the Stamford reunion s the 10th annual Brady July Jubl ee. rodeo and race meet. Main sjeaker for the celebration Is Gov- ernor James V. Allred, who is to deliver nn address at 11 o'clock In Richards Park. The celebration op' ined Tuesday night. Graham Celebration Graham will be the scene of an- Dther Independence Day festival In which Governor Allred will take jart. This celebration will be In he nature of a historical exposl- lon for July 4, 5 and 6, in which five hundred persons have been cast to re-enact the history of Northwest Tesos. An Increase of 44 per cent In purses to be offered Is expected to bring in excess of fifty entries to Graham for the racing meet. Rodeos, parades, and pioneer and See JULY FOURTH, Page 9, Col. 4 Nazi Executioner Beheads Two Men BERLIN, July Nazi executioner swung his axe twice today, decapitating two Germans convicted of espionage. Those executed were Egon Bresz, 23. who was convicted of having tried to obtain militaty secrets of the reich, and Bruno HIndemann, 63, who betrayed military informa. tlon. Both were tried in the Peoples' court, which also sentenced Wll- helm Battesch, 48, to life imprlson- Army Builds Giant Bomber SEATTLE, Wash, July riant "mystery be- lieved to be capable of a speed approaching 250 miles in hoar, me assembled at Boeing field Tuesday. Built under freatest secrecy for the army corps, Seattle olt- taens jot their flnt look part or It as a great wing was Ukeh from the factory to the field. Four motors will power the ship, reported to have wing- spread of 105 feel. It Is expected to be manned by eight or 30 nun. T. A. Stepp Arrested As Ray Cooper Fatally Hurt By Auto ,35, tsompany employe, -dleoTal West Texas Baptist sanitarium Wednes- day morning from injuries received when he was struck by an automo- Dlle on the Bankhead highway. Just east of Lytle lake, several hours earlier. T. A. Stepp, local cafe operator, who was taken In custody after the accident was at liberty under bonds of J4.000, charged with failure to stop and render aid after an acci- dent, and with murder without mal- ce. Cooper was brought to the hospl- al shortly before 1 a. m., after po- Ice had been notified of the acci- dent. Arrest of Stepp followed, at J a. m., and he immediately fur- nished bond on charge of allure to stop and render aid. The second charge was preferred after leath of Cooper, which occurred at :35 a. m., and another bond was See FILE CHARGE, Page 9, Col. 5 In a separation agreement signed by ment for betraying military Infor- the parties May 16. 1935. matlon. See HOBBS. Page 9, Col. 6 been filed a' ed by the Fortj Louis-Levinsky Gloria to Stay With Her Aunt NEW YORK, July ______ ______ appellate division today unanimous-1 of August 7, It was decided Fight August 7 CHICAGO, July Joe Louis-King Levlnsky heavyweight will be in Comlskey Park, the Chicago white Sox, on the ly sustained the supreme court de- j lcxlay. cislon awarding principal custody ol i 11-year-old Gloria Vanderbllt, 000.000 heiress, to her aunt Harry Payne Whitney. Leading Markets The bout was set for ten rounds. Louis, the sensational Detroit ne- Closed Thursday Mrs gn capped his rapid rise In the heavyweight ranks with a six- round knockout of Prlmo Cp.mera, was represented by his co-manag- ers. John Hoxborough and Julian NEW YORK, Juiy hading security nnd ITi All commodity market? In the United States will be closed tomorrow In Independence day. Black. RAIN AT AMARIIAO AMARILLO, July nd clouay lo- fht and Thursday. Win Wtst al loom meridian Partly tloudy sfailcnd shower! m wu: portion lonleht and Thuradij- Eatl of lOOlh meridian Partly cloudy tonlpnl and Thursday. iperMurfl CALM Dry Ihormomelir Wit IWillvt hunllltr ;