Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 24, 1935, Abilene, Texas
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“WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’-Byron
(Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 207
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Predict Passage Of FD’s Tax Plan
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italv May Ask League To Exclude Ethiopia
Party at Capital
Vice President Gamer (left), a Texan; Harry Hines, chairm^ of the Texas hlfhw.xy cotnmisslon; and Postmaster General Farley shown at a dinner fiven by the Texas state highway commission for government officials. (Associated Press Photo).
Baptists Are Gathering For A nnual Lueders Encampment
Ablltn« and vicinity - Partly cloudy to-1 night; Tueaday partly cloudy to cloudy.
Waat Taxaa W««t of lOOth mertdian — I Incrcaatng cloudlnrt« tonight. Tuaoday * partly cloudy to cloudy, cooler in Pan-! handle.
i Raat Texae-- Eaat of 100th meridian — Partly cloudy tonight; Tuesday, partly cloudy to cloudy.
Dr. A. J. Lawrence Dies In Ft. Worth
FORT WORTH. .lune 2i.—m —• Dr. Andrew Jackscn Lawrence,;
Senator Borah’s Support Of Plan Encourages Group In Favor Of the Legislation
WASHINGTON, June 24.— (AP) — While congressional > lea(iers today sought d i r « c t word from President Roosevelt on what he wants done this session about his tax plan, Speaker Byrns expressed belief
r. , n n-.H lnl8«l«K>n.tt,rhl5Sr.d.,a,tonfrom“ie »»“S' yould give a .ub.
T ittieton of Hamlin business man- missionary to Africa: Dr. J. B. Tid-, Vanderbilt university, where he was stantial majority to a program
formed sources said today thatr' viruilams of Dai- University. Waco; . member of the first ^aduating like that suggested by the
Pre-mipr Mussolini in confer- ^ ’ ' , » . ta«« Copass. president of the class of that institutions <i<?utal
Premier Wussoum, in executive secretary of the Bap- MlLonary Unions of 1 school. ^ i^XLtlv the sneaker at his
ence with Capt. Antb y general convention, were among Texas; Dr. T. C. Gardner, state dl- i He was the son of Rachel J. Jack- 3** P .
of Great Britain, is prepared to , leaders arriving early Monday, rector of B. T. U.. and G. S. Hopkins, son. who was the daughter of An- press conference inferred that
demand the exclusion of Ethio Tonight’s program will include an Baptist Sunday school mtsslonary of drew Jackson, Jr., adopted s<m of he would like to see the ques-
LUEDERS, June 24.—From all national work and a sermon by Rev, parts of west Texas, Baptists were H. E. Fowler, pastor of East Grande gathering here today for the 14th Avenue Baptist church. Dallas, who annual session of the Lueders en- Is to preach each evening during
camnment, which will open formally the week. ,
Although rains fell in oth- Full program of activities will be, g^^at grand son of President An-
AUnougn ram launched Tuesday morning. Among j drew Jackson, died unexpectedly at
of Texas Ws home here today. He was 11
years old and was Port Worth’s
Duce Turns Deaf Ear to Britain’s Explanation Of Naval Ac'cord With ;‘;;:n^L;^:7¿:^s^aVTo^.hCw»o »“■ are
Ul IiaVal HGUU g g Hereford, pastor of Columbus jp since 'Thursday when he
er parts of Jones county Sunday, , „ ,
. ft«« anil th« prominent Baptists
there was no precipitation here and ^ .
fU OUDY Dry thermom*t«r W«t thirmomettr Rtlative humidity
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7p.m. 7a.ni. 12;3apm .8.5» 73» §»•
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ROME, June 24.—Well in-
Avenue Baptist church, Waco; Mrs. j was stricken with paralysLs.
Rev. C. A. Powell of Abilene en- ^ ^ of Abilene, former ^ Dr. Lawrence came to^Fort Worth
campment president; Rev. J. Henry
To Fay Alimony
A San Francisco court held that Mrs. Adele Rowland Tearle (below), wife of Conway Tearle, silent films star, and her husband must pay $8,500 in alimony to the estate of the late Mrs. Josephine Park Tearle. whom the actor divorced in 1921. (Atwocl-atcd Press Photo).
CURB OH NAVY SHIPBUILDERS
Senate Munitions Committee Demands Big Stick Policy In Future
WASHINGTON. June 24.-tA> -
Demanding a big stick policy to ’ po Mce” builders of warships and pre-Imi* fhem ftom «posing dofense needs with their private aorkets.” the senate munitions com-W^ttee today urged a four-point legislative program to;
1. Prevent •’coUuslon in blddln for navy constructlim jobs.
2. Prevent American patents iron, getting into the hands of foreign powers.
‘3. Limit profits to 5 per cent to the total cost to the government. U*. cases where the government assum- .
„ the risks of the enterprise, or to 10 per cent where the government!
**°4* Require that shipbuilders’ “lob-bvlsts” register with the government; and disclose their income and ex-
’^S^rthipbuvlders, i^d the com-
TRtND)^**^ cemlnly Tot above Body Ot WOITian
ir^g^TJ^S^wsTZVrVil' Found In Brush
the plain and simple Interest of -
their own pocketbooks, regardless 01 CORPUS CHRISTI. June 24.—i.Pi results.’ —Officers today admittedly were
nia from the leajj^te of nations address by Mr Williams on denomi- Texas if the British diplomat raises the subject of the Italo-Ethio-pian conflict and its effect up-|on the leasrne.
Subject Inevitable Official Italian circles said they ‘hoped the subject would not be;
I brought up between the two states-;
■ men but British authorities said they considered its discussion inevitable.
city Gets 5 Inches; — I Roads, Crops Damaged
European aviation agreement. Nhar HfilQkpll
Italian sources said II Duce turn-; Wedf ndhKtJII
ed a deaf ear to Eden’s explanations i -
of Great Britain’s naval accord with | Heavy rains, nearing
Report Mrs. Waley Is Near Breakdown
Trial Date For Woman In Tacoma Kidnaping Is Set For July 5
Germany. i proportions at Haskell, Knox City
Italian* predicted freely that no | and Monday, fell Sunday afternoon, results would come from the con-; with resultant damage to graded ference between II Duce and Britain’s roving representative of peace
save possibly for a European air ac- i cord.
Concerning the Anglo-German naval accord, they said Mussolini told Eden he could not approve the uni- j lateral manner in which It was reached without bringing Italy and Prance into the final discussion.
II Duce also reserved the right to ask for a higher ratio in any general naval conference that the 1.5
streets and roads and to gram and cotton crops.
Five Inches fell at Knox City within three and a half hours, putting water above floor level in some parU of the towi. Fields south of Knox City weve flooded and young cotton was washed out. One culvert
TACOMA, June 24 —(A»)—Trial of . cloudburst Mrs. Margaret Waley (m charges of j kidnaping and conspiracy in the »m.ooo abduction of 9-year-old J George Weyerhaeuser, was set by Judge E. E Cushman In federal com 4, here today for July 5.
Mrs. Waley. whose husband already is in McNeil Island federal prison serving a sentence of 48 years for the kidnaping, was not In the courtroom.
Upon the request of Stephen J
Blue Monday For Two Banks
BLl’E MOUND, Ka«., June 24.— (AP)—Three untnaaliad nwMi rt^bed the Farmer» Ktate bank of SS,000 here today and escaped after locking six persons In the vault.
» S. highway batween Knox Clly | OTirlan.
and Benjamin was washed away
Pall of approximately 5 inches was also reported in the Munday area. Three and one eighth Inches fell
i battleships granted to Italy under; vi'ithln two hours at Ha.skell. Pall ithe Washington treaty,.compared to; vvas lighter south of Haskell. Rule j
1 - i ten miles west, received approxt- i
See CONf ERENCE. Page 10, Col. 3 | mately four inches and Rncliester
4,10 Inches Damage to grain crops is expected to be light, but harvesting, now well underway, will be delayed. Property damage frmn the downpour was confined to wa.;houti* of bridges and culvert* on graded road*.
Waley, Judge Cushman suld actual i taking of testimony would not be- ' gin until July 9.
Impanelling of a jury and other
BLUE SPRINGS, Neb., June *4.— (AP)—Three gunmen robbed the Blue Springs State bank of $3.000 today, and escaped.
Ft. Wort’lTwrcck Fatal to Three
tion disposed of this session.
**I don’t see any reason for prolonged hearings cm taxes," he .said “The first iMusic thing to determine Is whether you are going to have taxes. That leaves only the question of rates, and that shouldnt take long.
*T think the president would leave rates to cdhgress, although I don’t know that.
“There is still a question in my mind as to whether the inheritance, gift and corporation taxes will be taken up. But I think there is a general desire to get everything out of the way that we can this year, and then have a reasonably short eession next yaar.
“We opght to of xH foa-
slbie legislation now. and give business and the country a chance to know what to figure on."
Senator Borah’s declaration that President Roo.sevelt's proposals for new taxation of wealth is "sound in principle’’ lent encouragement today to a group of legislators fighting to put .mch a plan across this session.
The group, in which Senator La-Pollctte (Pro-Wi.si is prominent, gave notice that unless ttie administration pressed a separate bill «4.
Clues From Automobile May Solve Mystery of Vanished Four
ALBUQUERQUE. N M.. June 24 (jPi—Clues from the automobile driven by the four Illinois tourist* mussing more than a month may provide a key to their fate. Governor Clyde ’Hngley said today.
Two different types of stains and a seat cushion partially eaten away by add formed the basis of th« ^vemor’s new hope to .solve the disappearance of Mr. and Mrs George Lorlus. East St, Louis. Ill and Mr and Mrs. Albert Heberer! Duquoin. 111.
At the Mme time army pilot* from Fort Bliss, Texas, were pre-Mginf to flar , to
drop Oh a small near 4san
Antonio. N. M. where (hey- saw busaarris hovering yesterdav.
The fliers reported they were un-able to land their planes and due to shadows could not determine what attracted the buzrards.
flan Antonio W a short distance east of Albuquerque, One of the stains on the Lorlus motor car, rm the top. Gov. Tinglev described a* asphalt, indicating that the car had been overturned.
Basing his conclusions upon the
DALLAS. June 24 Funeral riles preliminaries' will occupy the court | were planned today for two of three until that date, the Judge indicated Dallas persons killed Saturday
night in an automoblle-truck colll-
thls .M'sslon to carry out the Rooae- ; plains, the governor said that
Eva Coo Panicky ' As Death Nears
velt program they would force the b»ue by offering it a.s a rider to a pending resolution extending $500,-000.000 in "nuisance" taxes
Still apparently uncertain as to
TACOMA, Wash., June 24 —<UP) , i
-M.rgarel W.lfv wa« raportad
clo«a to a narvnus braakdown aa „»"T,", * , ^ „ a,
aha waltad to laarn tha data of har ; 7??
Aa.4,.1 4m StUu^nt, ftnO MllW MEflOn M [
nipmr of H^t wayi: B"“»- i Endufance Filers
.See TAXES, Page 10. Col. 2
OSSINING, N. Y . June 24 —<A>.— Mrs. EJva Coo, wasted and nerve-wracked after nine months in Sing Sing prison’s death house, was near collap.se today a.s she awaited her execution Thursday night.
The state says Mrs. Coo, a former Otsego county roadhouse keeper,
; must die for the ‘insurance murder" last summer of her handyman. Harry Wright. Only executive
haeuser The trial Is Mrs Waley,
being forced upon who.se 24-year-nld
The committee, making a prelim- stumped in the ease of the dl.scov-inary report on an invesligatlon .o. thick brush near Sandla
dftermine whfther ''collutlon ex- body of a i Harry th^ wast of Luadira.
latad. hald that thara rad-halrad young woman whota i clamanay can sava har H ........
pathy" among shipyard oificlala m crushed
dealing with each other so that eacn attempts at Identification have
g(g, the ship contracts it wanted at and investigators said they
Sunday’s fall brought the total } husband now is serving a 45-year for June to 6 75 Inches, and the prison term as one of the principals year’s precipitation to 17.9« at Has- I m the $200,000 abduction ease^
: J. ^ Twice she entered a plea of guilty
A hravv downpour .w.pt xoroM ; ¡f rh.rgw of viol.ting th. Llnd-th. north part of Runn.ls rounty. a lud^i
fkw mllox touth of •»»; E E Curman. v^ran oTL M
an Inch of rain wa* reported from , h^r
gee BIG STICK. Page 10. Gol. I
«■Confer on Plans
To Try Pastor
HOUSTON, June 24.—(>Pi—District attorney K. C. Barkley and Toni Harris, assUtant district attorney, went to Orange today to confer with Hollls Klnard, district attorney there, relative to the date they will i^om-mend for the murder trial of Rev.
’TxnSf'^tor 0. rirtt Baptft
Church at Orange, killed •i*
O'Reilly. Orange chief of police May 29 His motion for a change of venue was granted and the case was transferred to DUtrlct Judge Langston King’s court here.
Judge King said he could set the case for trial next month if both Sides would be ready by that time. The minister probably will be brought here within the next few days.
believed further attempts would prove frultles» because of the advanced state of decompK)fiition of the body.
Justice of the Peace Joe D. Browning said no inquest verdict would be returned pending further investigation
Ing the fifth woman electrocuted in New York.
The nine months in tiie death i house have turned her blond hair | to gray. She has lost from 25 to 30 pounds and complains of intense headaches and sleepless nights. Because of the headaches and nervousness, she has abandoned her only activity, embroidering handkerchiefs for friends.
Yount-Lce Oil Co. Sued For Billion
era! bench, refused to accept plea
After the second refusal, Cu.sh-man notified Stephen O'Brien, her attorney to appear in his court to
ern Methodist university Rites for the third victim. W A (Pat: Callahan, 20. R O T C lieutenant colonel and automobile sale.sman, are expected to be h**M tomorrow Mr and Mrs Cecil Osborne. Injured In the wreck, were tmprov-’d today and vere expected to recover
Given Lllc For
Policeman Wakes From Drunken Slumber to Find Body of Wealthy Denver Youth In Auto Beside Him
HENDERfiKDN. June 24 <UP> >-Carl Bartlett was und«*r a life Im-day to hear the date for the trial iprisonment sentence today for the Mr.s Waley’s presence will not be ;murder of J P. Northrup. necessary, and it wa.s believed she ^ refusal of one juror to vote
would remain at the Thurston ' (^^ath penalty resulted in
county mil at Olympia conviction verdict of life Im-
As Cushman’s vacation »Urts returned yesterday.
/ * A !!!* The jury held that Bartlett kiU-
rempt will ^ ^ ,ad Northrup during a holdup shtxH-
trlal until after his return The fed- imrneitown. in the ea.st Tex-
eral pro-necutors were ready but ■ ---
O’Brien, representing John F Dore.
Seattle, one of the mo^t successful
WICHITA FALLS June 24 -‘A»*— p^ny executive
DENVER. Colo., June 24—(UP) —A charge of murder was prepared today against a Denver policeman who awoke from a drunken slumber to learn that a bullet from hU service revolver had killed Arthur P. Ware, Jr.. 23, wealthy drug com
BEAUMONT. June 24 P Fred J. Bickford and 132 other < cwnplaln-ant.s have filed suit in United States district court here agaimt the Yount-Lee Oil company and 35 other | ,
defendants for recovery of a league of land embracing 4,428 acre.* in the Sp\ndletop oil field The suit alao seeks $10,000.000 a year for the past 35 years W F. Jewell of Dayton, Tenn., attorney for the plaintiffs. smA the total amount sought would approximate a billion dollars l
The plaintiffs claim the land was | granted in 1834 to a William j Humphrey, who allegedly died with- ! out Issue. The complainants are,
descendant* of Humphrey > brother ’ flnr||aqG $450.000 and iister and re.sidents of Tenn- ;
essee, Arkansas, Alabama and Iowa t QjH fVlHIISlOIl BUMIS
In addition to the Yount-lee con- ^ .....
cern, defendants Include pr»/ tlcally i deAI N J,. June 24A*—Fire
meridian, Mb June 24 —(4P:— As the Key brothers today came within three day - of a new aerial endurance record, a bad ttioth which brought sufieri 11« for several days to Al Key. older of the two pilots on the ship, wa- reported Improved and information from the ship In-Holdlip Slaying dlcated aU wa* weu. Fred the other " brother said he was "O K"
Last night Al Key reported he had lani'ed the tooth and that It was better. If neces.sary the tooth may be pulled In Uie air,
Helwet-n 15,000 aiul »J.OOO person.' visited the alrjiort yesterday.
Fred Key said he was overjoyed with the big reception.
“It makes my heart fill right up " he said, “and I just don’t know
the car had lM‘en wrecked In New Mexico the accident probably had occurred on the flocorro or Gallup highways. In this connection he called up citizens to report any Information they might poises* about such a wreck on or about May 23.
Tlie automobile, brought here yesterday from Dallas Texas, where It wa* discovered abandoned in a
ClOSP to Record identified by a woman
_filling station attendant as the car
which she had aided a voung man to start after he had driven it into a bank near the station May 23 The filling station is located 44 miles .south of Socorro. N M
MAN ADMITS KILLING GIRL
Peoria Prisoner Accused of Attacking Many
a* oil field, the night of May 24
practltifijjers in the criminal courts of the northwest, said the defense would require at least one week to prepare iU case O’Brien indicated that a atlff battle would be made to win the
OPEN HEARING BOMB SHAKES ON GAS RATE U.S.EMBASSY
See WALEY. Pate lo^c^. 4 y^ßst 16X38 Company Servcs Authontics Begin Probe of
Forty Two Towns
officers to the Malo party. Shortly before 8 p. m Ware called at the Malo home to pick up another
policeman. E. L. Scott, with whom ; all major oU companies operating in > today de troyed the mansion of the
Dr J H Styles of Kansas City, MO., waf, the principal speaker day at the initial meeting of the nineteenth annual convention of the Chiropody society of Texas The convention will continue thrw days Twenty four members had registered at noon. __
VETERAN BOATMAN DIES
Wt err LOUIS. June 24—(A*>—Beniamin F. Reno. 83, for 85 years chief engineer on Misslssll Pl river steamboats plying between here and New Orleans, died last night. He had retired 20 years ago.
Two sons and five daughters ii«. ▼tve him. Funeral i«rv4e«i vrtfl PC heki tromorroaK
The slaying followed the coming out party for Miss Edith Malo, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Oscar Malo, one of Denver’s wealthiest families. Miss Malo made her debut Saturday night.
The victim, a friend of the Malo family though not a guest at the reception, was assistant manager of the Ware Brothers Wholesale Drug company. He wa* the fiance of Mis* Emma Jean Denlous, who sailed recently on the Normandie for Eirope with her father, Wilbur F Dentous, one of Denver’s most prominent attorneys. They were to have married in September The policeman, Ernest Ayers. Mi, wMb aevenl otbm
he had been studying police radio methods.
Ayers, investigators learned, was drunk, and Ware volunteered to drive him home in the young man's automobile.
Seven and a half hours later Ayers awoke to feel the pressure of a body against his side He lighted a i match and before it flickered out. saw Ware’s lifeless body and his owm 45-calibre revolver lying in a j pool of blood on the floor
Allred Attends Friend’s Funeral
I don t remember anything until I woke up in the car and found young Ware beside me. ” AI'Tb told Police Chief George W. M rland.
The patrolman picked up hi* gun. placed it In Its holster and walked eight blocks to hi* home “I think I’ve killed a man; any-
•ee »LAYING. P^e 10. * »I- >
AUS-nN. June 24Governor Allred said he would attend today at Marlin the funeral of Martin L Allday, 45, legal advisor to the aUte tax board, who gave the governor his first job after the war.
"I was shocked to hear of hi* death," the governor said. "He wa* a cloee friend of mine."
Alldey, who was one of the discoverers of the Burkburnett oil field, died here »e.*terday The job he gave Allred upmi his return frwn the navy was as a stenographer in a law office at Wtchiu PaiU.
54-acre N»a.*hore estate of William p Ahne'.t retired president of a magazine publishing company (The Pictorial Review».
Plame‘ swept the 55-rooin brick and Wf>rxl building for more than four hours, leaving the house a leveled mass of charred timber* and collapsed brick walls
When Mr. Ahnelt arrived from New York where he had been vla-iitng, he surveyed the ruin* and said the loa* was $450,000
WILMER ALI.IHON LOKEK
LONDON, June 24 —(A* — WUmer Allison of Austin. Texas, top-ranking American player, was ellmlnaUsd from .dngles competition in the Wimbledon championships today when he dropped his first round match to Vivian McGrath of Au*-traUa, 8-i, 6-1, 2-0. 2-6
AUbTIN Jun* 24—(UP‘ Fair-nes* of thè 40 cent' per thousand cubie f'et >ate marged by West Texas ompanv for domestu
gas dei! .f 1 al thè gate of 42 West Texas c'omniun!*'e- ^as subject of a hearing t- Culber-
san, hen ■ Vision mission Culbei'or l’ecomniei-.d overrule aii mission ha gas rate r<
t!ie gas Utilities dt-«iHtf railroad com-
PEORIA. Ill, June 24 —(UP> — Ten gtri victims om maniacal at-tack.s by Gerald Thompson, 25-howir relf you VlfhowTVppwl-! yewr-old sex slayer. police to-
VOU " day how they were beaten In the
ate seeing y u. , manner as pretty Mildred
" 1 Hallmark, whose battered body was
found in a re matery ravine.
The girls, wlio.se names were listed In a diary kept by the Jekyll-Hyde machinist, talked reluctantly of thetr moonlight automobile ride* to the ravine with Thompson Police said statements would be taken from nearly 30 other young women, several of whom are married and whose namts were "claasl-l ed" In the diary The states attorney’s of flea
meanwhile moved swiftly wtUi the murder of Mian Hallmark. 19-year-old cafe hosteas.
Thompson, w'ho made a lurid ana at time exultant confe.vslon to the aardistlc killing, wa* held In a ««-ret jail to circumvent threats or a lynching After hi* confession early Saturday he was rushed under heavy guard to the '<d\ .nt Bloom-
Incident In Mexico
no power to fix the oil an objection that \f \ anu- r .re b fixed, the commls-Sion a'S ' *
tip raU- T’.’ Mftie questions are oendltu; i-
fore the thtr<‘ of civil appeals
comna”> '!«’ Ibe rommlssion ha.* noT-,r I- llx <h' «1* .1 which it sells f*‘
MEXICO, D F . June 24—pP) — Reinforced police detachment* guarded the United States embtssy today as nuthorities began an investigation inti> a bombing that shattered several window* ot the building.
A bomb, apparently made of dynamite and caps, was thrown from a speeding automobile Sunday into he would the embassy garden The exploslcm s the commission u>re a nine-inch gap in the wall >n that the com- fcurroundliig the garden and broke one window in the private office of Ambassador Josephus Daniels.
The umbaasador said the incident j wa.s of “no importance at all." but acting Secretary of Foreign Rela-X tons Cenlcf rw called to express his Om extra police were detailed to the embasay •
Detail! of the bombing were not made public, but It wa* learned
at the well head to
8« GAS HbAJllNG. rw. It. CoL *1 S- BOMBING, Pm. W CM. »
8«<i CONFEKSFS, Page 1$. Cot 4
President Returns To White House
President Roo>cveit returned to the White House tht' morning after an overnight trip from New York, wliere he ijas'-*'d a week-end at his Hyde Park home He was ^omp-anied on the Journey by ibcrttary Morgentbsu.