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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1935, Abilene, Texas FAIR Abilene Bail? "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron B _ _ _ VOL. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY, JULY 8, 1935- EIGHT PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning New) NUMBER 218 Wealth Taxes Not To Go For Bonus New Laws Make Long Absolute Ruler Garner Starts Blast, Ducks Echo Vice President Gamer shown In his Washington office as he pressed (he button starting blasting onei-ations on the Passamaquoddy, Maine, Udc-harrirsslnr project. Senator While left, and Garner covered their ears to' escape the echo of the blast, a useless precaution. (Associated Press Temperature Here Fire Destroys Home Their Parents In Cochran Co. LEVELLAND, July Tw children, nine-month-old Geraldin Lyons and her 4-year-old sister, Nor ma Ruth, were burned fatally whe the home of their parents, elgh miles north of Whiteface In th eastern edge of Cochran county, wa, consumed by flames about thl mom Ing. Their father. Berry Lyons, suffer ed burns on the arms and the heat and face in rescuing the infant His condition was believed to be no serious. The mother was suffering from emotional shock. The younger child died soon afte: being brought by automobile to i Dhyslcian's office here. The othei child died in her bed. The Lyons only had the two chil- dren. itJThe father was preparing to milk near the house. He called tc his wife, who was cooking on an oi stove, to bring some hot water to him to a separator. She took the water to him and they saw their house burst into flames, evidently as a result of the explosion. Neighbors saw the house afire They went to it and prevented the father from entering it again in an effort to rescue the other child. The injured father was brought here with his dying baby. Wheat Payments 33 Cents Bushel WASHINGTON, July proclamation by Secretary Wallace today established the minimum 1935 wheat adjustment payments at least 33 cents a bushel compared to the 1935 minimum of 29 cents. Payments for both years, the AAA said, are subject to slight deduc- tions for county administration costs. Chester C. Davis, AAA adminis- trator, said the Increase of lour cents a bushel for the 1935 allot- ments represents additional Income cooperating wheat producers of "approximately Under the new schedules, Davis asserted, producers will receive ad- justment payments of at least on the 1935 crop instead of on the 29 cent basis. No change WPS made In the pro- cessing tax rate ot 30 cents B biufa- Sunday's Fair To Be-Equalled ;or Even Surpassed Today spot on the Texas map Sundav with a high of 100" degrees at 3 p. noon was both expecting and preparing for still higher temperatures this aft- ernoon." After checking apparatus at the local United States weather bureau late this morning. Observer W. H. Green reported the mercury appar- ently was ascending more rapidly than Sunday, under influence of layers of hot surface atmosphere which hovered over Abilene through the night, and the influx of more alistering rays from Old Sol. The mercury -receded only 14 de- grees in the 15-hour period from 3 p. m. Sunday to 6 a. m. today, ;he meteorologist said. It remain- ed at the lowest degrees- only slightly more than, .an hour before launching an upward climb after 7 a. m. this morning, he add- ed. Highest of Year The Sunday here for the by two degrees the summer's previous peak of 98 degrees, recorded Saturday. to Saturday the top tempera- for the year was 97, reached n the latter part of May and again early last week.1 Not unduly alarmed by the heat, seasoned prognosticators point to Abilene's all-time heat mark for June of 110 degrees, recorded at the veather bureau on June 30, See HEAT WAVE, Page 7, Col. Control of All Electio Machinery, Employee and Tax Money Give To the "Kingfish" BATON ROUGE, Jul 8. Huey P. Long Louisiana legislature create today the most autocratic gov eminent in American history railroading 25 Long-sponsore acts into law in 58 minutes o a midnight session. Absolute Monarch. Acting under protection of si; months-old martial the sena virtually abolished municipal gov ernments throughout the state an seized control over the jobs of 12 000 school teachers and of evei public Job-holder in the state f federal agents. Senate Faces Decision On Death Sentence of Holding Companies WASHINGTON, July Friends and foes of the Roosevelt power program came to grips again today, opening another week of des- perate fighting on an issue laden with potential significance for thi 1936 campaign. These were the varied develop- ments as the powerful forces began their struggle anew. 1. The senate met face to face a decision on the "death sentence" for public utility holding companies. 2. The house plunged Into debate on amendments to the Tennessee valley authority law, thus ing a new test of the president1! control over congress. 3. Members of the house rules committee attempted informally to decide when to begin its Inquiry into lobbying on the utilities bill. Some members thought It was to start this morning and showed up for the Inquiry, but others said no definite time had been set. 4. The sneate neared a decision on a. plan for a investiga- tion, with Senator Clark (D-Mo) Sec UTILITIES, Page 7, Col. 6 All-Star Game CLEVELAND, July A crowd of fans tamed oat this afternoon for the third annual all- tar pune between picked players of .he American and National leagues. (Core By Innings R. H. E. nationals ...000 lOi 3 1 Americans ..210 Olx 5 0 Batteries: Vationals-Walker Schu- macher (Giants) and Wilson (Fhll- Gomez (Yankees) and Hemsley Abilene and Generally fair lo- (Kht and Tuesday. Weal of 100th meridian .enerajlr fair except local ahovsre ID ex- e wtgt portion tonlghl and Tuesday, vt of 100th meridian rally fair tonight and Sun. p.m. Wen t A 83 n 71 H Midnight Noon Sunrise 7p.m. 7a.m. y Ihcrmomcltr IE UlermonMUr Ittlvi feUBMhx ;