Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 10, 1935, Abilene, Texas
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“WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES ’-Byron
LIV. Full Leaseo Wires of Associated Press ((^) United Press (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS. MONDAY. JUNE 10. 1935
(Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 197Kidnap Roundup Nearly Complete
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S enate Drops Utility Bill T o Rush NR A
Chinese Minister’Ho-Ying-Ching ñ[|l[lif ftCTION Accepts All Demands Of Japs fO[i[S[[N F(
Hoover Tries Vermont’s Fish
Former President Herbert Hoover found some pleasure trip through Vermont. In this peaceful setting he llMcs were taboo, and devoted his time casting * **» near
jnard. Garfield Miller of White River Junction pulled the oars. (Photo by Boston Globe, from Associated Press).
Japanese Troops Rush To Yangstun As Telegraph Lines Are Destroyed
PEIPING. Chino, Juno lo.-iupi Controversy Impends On
—Gen. Ho Ylng-Ching. Chinese war minister, has accepted all the demands made by the Japanese, It was announced officially today.
Despite Ho’s attitude, a high Chinese source admitted that chief Japanese demands not yet fulfilled are the withdrawal of all central government troops and the abolition of all Kuomintang (national party) administrations in Hopei province.
Nippon Dempo reported a Japanese airdrome wa.s established in the city of Kalgan and that Japanese troops were concentrating at Shan-haikuan and Kupeikow, along the great wall.
Proposal Resolution Be Sent To Committee of Upper House
WASHINGTON, June 10.— (UP)—Administration leaders decided today to lay aside the public utility bill in the senate and try to rush action on the resolution continuing a skeletonized NRA.
Republicans Seek Delay
The decision came after indications from the republican side that any effort to bring the public utility bill to a‘vote today would meet
Robber Comes Back Twice to Remove Clues
BUTLER. Pa., June 10.—(AP) —Frank Rusniak knows a persistant burglar who Insists on leaving no clues behind him.
The robber awakened Rusniak who was knocked unconscious by a pistol butt in the struggle which followed. Reviving, Rusniak went to a neighbor's house for help.
Returning, he found the Intruder had come back, smashed a window and retrieved his coat.
Frank and the neighbor went to tell police. They reached home to find the burglar had made a third trip, to pick op a pencil and some loose change he had dropped.
Republicans From Ten States Gather
to A ttack New Deal
Call On All Political Faiths to Rally Around Standard of GOP Next Year In Defense of Constitution
COLISEI M. STATE FAIR GROUNDS. SPRINXiFIELD. 111., June 1«. •' — (iTp)—Gra.ss Roots republicans from 10 farm states today launched a
Who TakP Hprman M mid-west attack against the Roosevelt administration designed to carry ¥¥IIU IctRC nun I mil ifl. presidential campaign a conservative -defend the con
Speakers called on American men and women of all political faiths to rally around the republican banner next year to protivt the coniil-tution against threaU from "high places."
Nat'l Meet In Miniature.
Trail of Ransom Money Followed By Officers.
Waley’s In Utah City
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah,
June 10. (UP)—Federal agents today exT>ected all the kidnapers of 9-year-old Gkorare Weyerhaeuser to be in custody within 24 hours. Awaitiny the nbdnctors was trial under Washinirton's strineent law
:,.i ♦>,, death nenalty for jtreamfd Into the Hag decked
Hunt on In Montana.
The fietting of this unique farm belt rally was a national political convention In miniature.
Shot through the proceedings was conservative democrats to the republican candidate next year. Delegates
vention hall talking of a campaign which will create a "union of Jeff-TTie agents held Herman M Wal- ersonlsm and Llncolnlsm." ey 24. and his wife, Margaret. Both The direct challenge to the new
m.d» dvtslh-d cont.«lom. In vsrl- Oval madr on thasa chants.^
1. Roosevelt recoverv has resorted om parts of the country agents were ^ „„constitutional legislation, hot on the trails of three other s. New deal farm relief haa pen-members of the ring allied agriculture by sacrificing for-
Tlght lipped silence followed wy- markeU and interfering in the
, , ... ... management,
nouncement here and In Washing- financial policies
ton that the abduction of the heir threaten not only credit but curren-of a Tacoma. Wash., lumber fcwrtune cy inflation which may become had been solved bv the confessions largely uncontrolled.
. ... , s. . Fi. _ : The first big demonstration of the
of thr wsliys. but convention carao when Harrison E
and optlralsm of agents made It o^ tomporary chairman and
vious that addlt onal arresta were coinraltteeraan from Iowa,
10.—<4*)— expected momenUrlly. i chanrad that Roosevelt souaht "to
Dani^O Oy an »iinuirvi vcw. lumiiur tuiiinuvtrr, ^ iiu liiwj . a . st William Maiian 35 fX-COHVlCt, HI V w * .
sent to yangstun, which is 35 miles planned to let the NRA resolution Heavily-guarded and wt» a
sought In Butte. Mont., where ^ \l*¿>rt^^for**L*othe^ aben
to the northwest. The development
liA iiMfil »Uaa s«»4Ué«> Will n.««» Mim
tators excluded, Adam Richettl, forced to abandon a stolen'
Frank O. 1-owden, former lUl-noLs governor, emierged from virtual political retirement to accept the Job of "keynoter" for the republican "gnw» roots” meeting at Springfield, III. (Asaoclated PresB Photo), *
TIENTSIN, June 10.—(A’»—Japanese troops were dispatched to Yangstun today upon reports of the with ri;lff opposition and burning of poles of Japanese mill- amendments, tary telegraph lines, which a Japan-
ti^e'mcident” ^l^anting firm vote w the utility bill until absent
action’’ - members returned to the city.
One platoon of troops, accom- Chairman Pat Harrison of the
panied by an armored car, was senate finance committee, who had
The lepubhcaits wanted to delay
Open Trial Of Floyd’s
KANSAS CITY, June
to the northw«t. The ^vclo^cnt t.,or, excluded,
aroused further ml.sglvlngs here in j _ j companion of the
Jackie Raul. 5. missing from hia New York home since laat mid-week, is feared to have been kionaped in the mUtaken belief that he Is the son of wealthy pareiiUu (Associated Prew Photo)
iicuvri U.iki4 viir uwi.ty um wn* ai.^- , ,u i . Ithi s^y^tem based upon Collectivism ’
ru- «inn Jwugheee crUlx P“*» »'■ «nnounced hlx Intention ''«"'P»"“»" ‘»e l.te Pretty Boy T« ttot cont^nrt ^
the Sino-Japanese crisis. ^ v. , Ployd came to court today to dc- $200.000 J. P Weyerhaeuser paid tor
Uneasiness, which had tended to to bring up NRA when the senate J ’ release of hb son - -
subside today, was further aroused convened after its week-end recess. hi g. _
tonight with reports two Japanese Although Harrison expected uj murder in connection wuth the ma- i*. AWMixifiTr destroyers left Port Arthur for „^tain senate approval of the slaying» of foitf officers
T'--nt*iin. Japanew officers said the resolution in short order, there were (Union Station plaza here Jui»e craft were tlelng up at Tientsin to two impending controversies—one
protect Japanese lives and property concerning a suggestion that the res- County Prosecutor w.
In the event of untoward develop- olutlon, passed last week by the ' would ask the death
ments. house, should go to a senate com- Penalty. . , . ,
----------- —---------- mlttee, and the other relating to SpectaUws were to be kept froni
ITfnnc -tr» !><aw/ Off proposed repeal of a section of the ^^e courtroom unUl ai^r election
Finns 10 ray UII recovery act permitting relaxation allegedly ^le-
nc flcilAl .lime 15 of anti-trust laws, surviving member of the machine
il9 UaU€il M. _ ,_______ gun trio which mowed down four to be hiding in the city.
WASHINGTON. June 19 — </y»)—J. Kggmr Hoover, direetor of the federal bureau of investigation. uid today his sgenU had asrertained that George Weyerhaeuser, Jr., nine-year-old kidnaped, Taeoma, W>a»h-ington, youth, had been hidden at 1599 West Eleventh street In Spokane. Washington.
Haskell Balloting Today On First Step Toward Municipal Plant
HASKELL, June 10.—Property owmers of Haskell were balloting Mont ay on the expenditure of $750 for a survey for a municipal light nd power plant for the city, and upon the authorization of an e> pendlture of $35.(XK) for repairs, ex tensions and improvements to the municipal water system, to be retired by revenue bearing warrants Issued against the water plant.
Although mild interest has been evidenced on the water system Issue. considerable agitation among the voters has been caused by the proposed survey for the construction of a municipal power and light plant. The survey upon which a referendum has been asked by the city council, propels a survey of potential consumers within the city llm-
#upon which would be based an llcatlon for a grant and loan from the government in the building and placing into operation of s municipal electric light plant. Tentative estimates as to the cost of
HEl^INGPORS, Finland, June 10.—<A»i—Pinland will pay her war debt Installment due the United
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COLGATE HONORS FORD officers and their prisoner, Frank portion of the ransom wa.^ under-
HAMILTON N Y June 10 —(A»i Nash. The two others. Floyd and stood to have been recovered from
—Cited as "of the ilect comoany Verne C. Miller—are dead. Floyd the Waleys. debt installment due the United oeroetual fame" H^rv was killed by federal agenU in Two other men were sought.
States June 15 in money already „ . Detroit a.ntomohii»’ m.nn Ohio Miller was found shot, Their identities and their recent
Tier “ 0'"» ■ "—cnu. It w« und.ratood.
gree of doctor of laws at the 116th ^ «„h hi. «.ife were
•nnuid coj^,„c.ra™t ,t coi,.t, ScaFch Madc For 'n
un verslty today. EldCPlV Mflll WhO Salt Lake City federal building
New Dis t Court Disappeared Here arrehts Saturday. Both have worn I
In —_ capture. Fed-!
leriTI SiariS in Relatives Monday appealed to po- er»l agenU refus^ ^
Abilene and Baird wee and the pres.s to aid in finding prisoners to a prison, although the
« M. R. Holt. 72. who wandered away local jails and the Utah penttentl-
Hfwts believed ^^e delegates;
leaped from theirshrdlonl farm. .IG leaped shouting from their seats, with a roar of assent. After half a> minute the racket began to fade but the band lifted It to the roof again, with "The Battle Hymn of the Re-, public,’ I
Boo 1932 Demo Pledge. i "They promised to reduce govem-
The 10 state delegations began; cental agencies and offices; to
warming under Slangier^ratory | economy and maintain a
and sounded a series of boos and
catcalls for various pledges of the; »«nd and stable currency. Spang-
A good 1932 democratic platform as the ■ -----
peaker named them. See GOPK Page 1«, Cel. 1
earmarked in the Bank of New York.
(Finland is the only one of the war debtor nations which has paid the debt installments, amounting to about one-quarter million dollars semi-annually, regularly).
Rlsto Rytl. the tall, soft-spoken governor of the Bank of Finland, responding to the semi-annual question as to whether Finland would pay the insullment and wjiy, replied '
INTERNAL STRIFE THREATENS NATION, TUGWELL’S WARNING
NRA Decision Removed Effective Reconstruction Methods He Tells New Mexico Graduates
ALBUCJUERQUE, N. M , June 10. ing which are the true canons ©f
... ....... .....- „ J ,S>. An n*.M»rtinn thst the nation I traditions." he said "But you
from the home of a son here Sun- ' ary were offered. . # . , i ' cannot have these things by default.
^ w«u mu«- afternoon They asked that any Homan Only Passed Bills. u "exposed to dangers of Internal : ^ ^.^eate them ”
"Yes Because it is a contractual unpaneled f information be given the Taylor The Waleys were expetted to be strife * In the wake of the supreme
. . .. iKino summer term of 104th district court, «h#riffs diinartment. A care- taken to Tacoma by airplane today rmirt s nra decision was made to-
brought relief to Finland when such relief was vital to the welfare of the country."
Hee SlIRVEV, Page 1«. C'oL 1
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Abandon Hope For Illinois. Couple
El. PASO. Jun- 10Department of justice agents today abandoned hope for the safety of the two Illinois couples missing since May 21.
Officers said they had settled down to a methodical search for the mlMlng touristv- Mr and Mrs. George M l-orLus of East St. Louis and Mr and Mrs. Albert Heberer of DuQUom—and to continue their effwts to track down a man who left a trail of forged travelers' checks from El Pa*o to Dallas The louriRth were last seen in Albuquerque, N M., and the forged checks led officers to believe the two couples had been slain and robbed. ixissibly in the desert regions of West Texas or New Mexico.
Fop Foils Post’s ^ New SIrato Hop
LCS ANGELES. June 10.—<UP, — A heavy fog that covered this area rod ay forced Wiley Post to post-pon* hi' fourf' attempt to span the cnntiueut I' f-;ht hour* the Btmtosphere Poat had plarined to laava at day-
The Rev. Edgar Ijkkrldge wept in his jail cell at Orange, Tex., after a grand jury had Indicted him for the »laying of Police Chief Ed J. O’Reilly, whom he had baptised eeveral month% ago. (As«ociatrd Press Photo).
PITTS BANNED BY BASEBALL
man Other members are J. 8 ^arly Mondav afternoon Hicks. Tuscola, S. B. Hinds, Tye; Mr Holt was deacribAd as follows. Floyd F. Hodge, Tuscola, Roy Fi.sh-1 Height. 5 feet 11 Inches; weight er, Bradshaw; W W. Toombs, Mer-i about 155 pounds, hair and mous-kel; A. B. Sheppard, Wingate, Jim j tache, grav. eyes, blue; identifying Cum by, Ovalo; Z. V. Moore, Merkel; j mark, mole on lower left side of Homer Hutto. Earl Lasse ter, Abi- face; clothing, blue overalls, pale lene, Andy Shouse. Trent. blue shirt «htte hat
Grand jury was also impaneled -
for a three weeks term of 42nd dis- i Sliaht Increase trict court at Baird.
Roosevelt administration to do with Uie actual crime, but she • pir.st we found ourselves In eco was caught passing ran.vMn bills, , nomlc ruins and now we find our-Mrs. Waley is a small woman, selve« deprived of effective means :u»t five feet three inches tall. She for reconstruction." he declared in a is 23 years old. weighs 120 pounds,; commencement addresii at the Unland has brown hair and blue eyes. | versitv of New Mexico.
Committee Acts. Landis Due Crew Abandons To Give Final Ruling ;
In Cotton Acreage
Agents described her as "plain." She .vpcak with a German accent
See R<ll NDl’P Page 10. Col 5
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You will have to create them
He said he was trying to convey "my profound uneasiness concem-l»g the shaping of our Immediate future "
The issue now before the people, Tugwell asserted, has been awaiting an answer for years."
• Meanwhile,” he said, “we hava temporized on the advice of thoae who said that our governance lay In a flexible constitution It haa
See TUGMELL Page 10. Col. t
_ ... _ . NEW YORK June 10 - <UP» -
Pacific Schooner me international Btatistlcal Bu-
__reau, Inc trxiav estimated cotton
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10 -/P acreage pliii.’- 1 at 29.916,000 acre.s
-Crew members aboard the ground- 27.78. nr«, acres last year, an
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ALBANY. N. Y June 10.—t/Pi—
Edwin C Pitts, the Alabama lad »urmu.'i* «iw«ru me grouna- -------
who made Sing Sing famous on ; lumber schooner Noyo about 100 increase <.i oi 7.-) per cent, athletic fields, was ruled ineligible j „1(1** north of here, took to life- Condition r- t f crop was placed
today to play baseball in the minor | boats and abandoned the craft »t 74 7 per 4-r'- ^0/1 indicated yield
leagues because he is an ex-convlct. | shortly before 9 a m , Pacific 180.4 pourd per arre Gn that ba-
me decision was made by the ex- ' standard time today, wireless re- sis the 19:). r =• would amount to
ecutlve committee of the National j celved here .said around 11.296 bales
AssociaUon of Minor League,s, and | it means that Kenesaw Mountain Landis probably will have to make i a final decision on the legality of j Pitts’ contract with the Albany club | of the International league
me committee unanimously upheld the opinion of C. C. Bramham. president of the a.-.soclatlon, who ruled recently that Pitta' apj^ar-ance on
MAJGR VICTGRY CLAIMED BY KIDNAP ATTDRNEYS’ CDUNSEL
convention, were forming plans Monday for an early meeting In which "echo^» ' from the Amarlli*' meeting will be heard and foundation plans for the 1936 conclave will tie laid
I. P Coiili prc.sident of the Tsy-
..... ^ _ _______ lor c.wjniv uiii* of Young Democrat*
Th?n.rii”‘“h,‘S Judge Rules Lawyer May Represent Person In Any Kind d.., of
The question before our people the only question worth discussing now, 1» whether we shall once for all say that national questiona ahall have nr.tional aolutlons," he said He told the graduating class that the country will be deciding "in the year A just ahead" whether it shall “rontrol the exploitation of human beings and of natural resources or whether it shall succumb to the Bfanchlc economic forces which are !^»«‘ed in the absence of those con-
To Announce Date Soon for
State Meeting Here ^ tution* which U- a* modem a« the . ANGELES June 10.-
' concrete and steel of our archttec-1 Airplane mishap* In Southern Cal-rvninr -u of Abileiie wlio •‘Nii-ient ff : ifornia claimed four live.* yesterday.
frtrmtntr nimns libc ty, dCin -■ - — ! an Instructor and a student to
DEMOS PLAN 1936 SESSION
EIGHT DIE IN AIR MISH.APS
California, N.Y. Crack-Ups Claim Four Each
club would be detrimental to professional baseball Pitts joined the Albany club at Syracuse last week on hU. reieai« from Sing Sing, where he served five years for robbery, but he has not played a game yet While In prison he became an all-round athlete, gaining a wide following of fans in both football and basebalL
of Case As Laska-Mathers Triai Opens
OKLAHOMA CITY, June 10.— torney who < UP » —Counsel for Ben B Ljuika * Lasg» at the Denver, and James C. Mathers, Ok- . ,,
lahoma City, attorneys charged with 1 receiving a portion of the Charlea F f Urachel ransom as fees, claimed a major victory today, a* the trial! ^ jeopai ; opened with a ruling by U 8. Judge Mathers and
to be held in Abilene soon, and that West Texas leaders who tsslsted in , securing the 1936 convention for
d the caae for this city will he guests for the oc-
m.ment, had con-; «-«»on- Among those w^o will be
invited are Howard C Davison of
Rotan, who was named charlman of the state oiyanisatlon at Ama
Aiiii-iií sníl virtnl»4 P<«rtl> rt*Hi<9y to ^ < u't «>'.ivht snd T<i*«4s>
VNcî; Trxat W.ct <.f i<'<)th m«ri<ti«n ; fxrii* rl .iKiy to ckiudy, probolily liiowors ■ M Í ,uih*o»i wni'ii» lonifh' etm TvtKfmy ,
» r.*»# r.aat of marUtisn - ;
f'artiy ri-.tiilif to cloudy pn.Sntily showori ; 1.1: \Tfii I .ftft aiid In Aouihwaat porUoA 10- ' r.'.yii' und Tufadsy
break in his plane, th“ Winnie Mae,
but a dense fog madc the takeoff impossible He Indt' aud he would leave at dawn (m the ilrE.t mornuig the weather la favorable.
Shortly after the committee s an- iktgar S Vaught nouncement, Johnnv Evers, general ; The Judge said he would instruct manager of the Albany club, said the jurors that an attorney haa a that the Albany club would appeal right to represent a person accused the ca.ve. crime, and that the attorney
We are going ae far as we ix»
wc «If deed to inquire where the
ibly can go, said Evers when he ; accused person got his money or received the committee s decision, j what kind of money was to be used "There is not anything in that dc- in paying Uie fee cisión that ila fair," * David Tant, Oklahoma City at-
,nt to the Ameii-
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' on the plea 'J’sl i*l'‘ ?-Momeys might ^„tlef. state representa-
i be jeopardi/» "' b'. conviction U|y^ of Cro*>> Plain*. French Rob*
i ertson. Haskell attoiney, Walter Uig had pin- of Anson and James Dlb-
Davison IK htaU! reprefecntaiive from the ll7th diKtrict. including Mitchell, Nolan and Fisher courrties Hi wiÄ born and reared at ley and »*' gradufcied from Haroin
He said V- .^’t ruling had pin ned the c«-,e .-it that he fel' an arn»-»! would
Tliejudire i' nr-nsion earl-,
at Lasica pn.‘¡*ectlve jur-
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IKIAL ru. * C-l. 1 •»« CONVINTION PH< 10. I«1
Arthur Wellington Calllea. 40. veteran pilot and flying Instructor at Santa Barbara, and Stanley 17. Santa Barbara high ochool frwih-man fell to their death in a walnut grove
In Los Angele*, Richard Bar-cafere, flying tijstructor and motion picture technician, and Robert Smith. 15-year-old student, fell to their death» Richard. Jr. 9-year-, old son of the instructor, wltneiaed the fatal cra*h
I if, th*nncs;ei»r Wii ih*rinô«n«**r lUlsUv* huiBKIlty
WATERTOWN, N Y , June 10.— iJP' Fuur men. three of them pUoto» M wre de*ff a* tlie rasult of an air-•• plane crash at Henderson Harbor. 10 miles northeast of Watertown
»5 Archie I averiy. 40. Francis 0*Reil-
51 ly, 33, and Ben Baxter. 28, all of St W*a!»htngtf»ii. .nul Gerald Conway. 32. of Evan* Miih wet« killed aa a It 3»i»w four-pas-sengei t abui plane ptungod **' 6 000 feet into the waters oi Lake to*
Ontario late yesterday.