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Nab Lorius Case Suspect In Dallas
JUNE 28. 1935—FOURTEEN PAGES
(Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 211
Testimony In Trial Of Wood To Close Today
Senate to Probe Alaska Colony
î^nt home a?meal time. (Associated Press Photo).
FDR SIGNS EXTEND NUISANCE
WASHINGTON. June 28 —(>P>— tlon taxes until next session because President Roosevelt today signed | of revolt threats was given by the resolution extending the $500.- ! Speaker Byrns.
000,000 in “nuisance” taxes for a two year period.
' Otherwise these would have ex-
Dpnies plrcd on Sunday night, uciiico imposts, principally
Mother-In-Law urv/mu« The imposts, principally excise
^lain T a In a RancherI commodities, such as gas-
Oiairi I d ip d nctliuiici J chewing gum. automo-
Feared By Herself Or Wles^other than trucks. Ures and
WENDELL StafF r
Denial that her Fred Brown, for whose death Stanley Wood is being tried for murder in 35th district court here, ever at any time threatened her or that the neighbors were ever called to I her home to protect her and her daughter, Mrs. Eula Belle Brown, from Fred, was made from the witness stand this morning by Mrs. Will Hale, elderly widow of a pioneer rancher of Talpa.
To Close Today She has been bedridden much of the time since her husband’s death
in 1931 and is under care of a phy
sician. Mrs. Hale was called by the defense. Her name had been brought into the record of testimony many times by a number of Talpa peopl«5, Defenae testimony was camplered al •.■lid-rrornis * wit? exception of one witness which coun-.sel J. K. Baker a.sked to introduce aiter state's rebuttal testimony .
It appeared at noon testimony ||^ .............. ——— would not be finished until late in
MaiC'jntents In Alaskan Nephew of Chief Justice th. d.j
iviM r- Brown, who married her
Coionv Soon Will Be Hughes Believed Vic- daughwr m im .mter-
wvwii » ^ nervous breakdown in Febru-
Weeded Out tim of Robbers »o' »nd dw n« g.t»drinv-
ruei RorT June 2R-(/P -Police soW » iwm early this year, said Mrs. DETROIT. June -Police ^ ^
issued a statewide order today to ^ lew days later, she
search for Lee Perris, known to said. Her testimony was used by
refrigerators. aLso include continuance of three cent postage I and taxes on telegrams and secur-j Ity transfers.
' The signing was with a minimum ; of formality minutes after the res-June 28.— oluUon was received from the cap-gon-in-law, 'tol.
WASHINGTON. June 28.—
An emphatic denial of reports that new attempts might be made to delay the president s wealth distribu-
There had been rumors that after some weeks of study the house ways and means committee might renew its original suggestion that congress go ahead and adjourn now and the committee start hearings in November, drafting a new bill for the next congress convening January 3, 1936.
Asked about those reports, Byrns replied :
“There was a positive, emphatic agreement by democratic members of the ways and means committee S that they would bring out a tax 1 bill this session, and that it would ' be sent over to the senate.
“Such assurances were given to Senator LaFollette and others who wanted to add these new taxes to
Man At Dallas Said To Closely Resemble One Who Was In Car Of Missing Tourists
DALLAS, June 28. (UP)—
Police hbre arrested a 36-year-old man today who gave his address as Socorro, N. M., and who, they said, resembled closely the man sought in connection with the disappearance orf four Illinois tourists in New Mexico.
Damaging Resemblance I Until today, only two other ar-have been made in the rsae. one .«iuspect was arrejsted last week'
the nuisance tax extension resolution which congress put through yesterday.
•T*m sure it isn't going to be put off over here.” .
Outlining the general legislative ; program until the lax oiii is ready for house action, Byrns said he would attempt to put through other “must” bills speedily, and then the house could take three-day, or longer, recesses while waiting for the ways and means committee to act
He described as a “simple matter" the gold bill, which he had ready for Chairman Steagall of the banking committee to introduce. He ex-
the amendments broadening power of the Tennessee "Valley authority could be nassed by the house week after next.
Babe Didrikson And Helen Hicks Beaten
Meridian Brothers Now After Unofficial Record Of 647 Hours
Mrs. Opal Hill To Meet Mrs, S. L. Reinhardt For The Title
Pi** »«PR, Alaska, June 28.—
A scare and a shortage of
readin» matter shared the attention of the Matsuiuska colonists to- i acquaintance of How-
day as they awaited the arrival i ard Carter Dickinson, New' York at-of Eugene Carr,
the state on cross examination for
bee WOOD IRIAL. Page 13. C'ol. 7
Boy Is Indicted In Farmer’s Death
____ trouble shooter’! tomey found slain in a Detroit park
for The federal relief administration., yesterday. The police .aid that Carr was sent here after nearly perri.s checked out of a Detroit hotel 50 of the former midwesterners com- , at 11 a. m. yesterday and been plained to Washington about condi-1 mLvstng since
tions in the colony. Six of the 200 police official.* refused to say In -
familie.s settled here by the govern- connection they were search- LINDEN, Tex., June 28.—'UP>—
ment signed up to return to the f^r Perris, Howard Hall. 13-year-old boy. wai
states yesterday and began selling detail of detectives wa: H -.signed under indictment on murder charg-
thelr household goods. to trace the movement.«^ of the 52- es today for the shooting of Austin
While the buyers talk^ of th^. year-old attorney, a nephew of Feutral. 40. farmer.
Chief Ju.stlce Charlc.* Evan.^^ Hughes, Feutral was killed as he (stepj^d in an effort to determine where he out of his house the night of May went . fter he ate a hurried dinner 11
MERIDIAN. Miss.. June 28 —
The record breaaing plane of Pred , and A1 Key roared in circles over Meridian today, givir^ no indication of d^endlng with its new aerial endurance mark.
"We are going to k'?ep her up in the air just as long as she keeps perking,” .said *^ed.
The brothers .shattered the old endurance record of 553 hours, 41 mlnute.s end 30 second.s, set by John and Kenneth Hunter at Chicago in 1930, at 3:12 H p. m yesterday.
The fliers, tired, weary and aching after 24 days aloft in the close quarters of their plane, the Ole Miss, were cheered with the assurance of a group of newspaper publishers that they will be given $100 for each ^ day they remain in the air past the former record time.
Meridian’s city council voted to change the name of the flying field
CHICAGO, June 28—(A»»—America’s two business women golfers. Ml-ss Helen Hicks and Mildred Babe Didrikson. both blew Up today in the .semi-finals of the woolen’s western open golf champoinshp.
Mrs Opal S. HUl. Kansas City, conquered Miss Hicks, national champion In 1931, 2 and 1. while Mrs. 8 L. Reinhardt, Wlnnetka, 111., defeated the Texas Babe, 5 and 4.
Mrs. Hill, veteran campaigner and former we.stern champion, meets Mrs. Reinhardt in the 38-hole I championship match tomorrow.
The surprising defeat of the ' buslne.si, women golfers was due to i the fact that the iron play and putting ability of Ihetr opponents was superior. Miss Hicks left the turn all square with Mrs. HUl, while the Texas Babe was three down to Mrs.
at Nevada. Mo., but was released,!
Another was arrested Wednesday in Del Rio and still was held there
Lieut. Douglas Walsh, head of the Dallas police identification bureau, said a thorough check of Identlflca- , i tlon revealed damaging resemblari«;« | of the man to a suspect who left a ! trail of stolen and forged traver-ers’ checks to which the name of George Lorlus had been forged.
Lartus and his wife and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Heberer. of East St..
Louis, in., disappeared after they; were last seen in Vaugl n. N. M.,;
May 22. the Ixirlua car was found abandoned here May 28.
The man arrested is accused of --
attempting burglary f Arthuf M. Connel Dics In
Oak Cliff, Dallas residential aret.| '
Walah said the man is five fe^i Home Of BrOthCf at eight Inch«« tali, weighs 148 pounds <
_and has a dagger tattooed cm one
aiTO, Hls slse and app«arance. Waish
becond rlace uoes TO »dded. UHy in almo^ every respect
AM TUirx-i 'wtth those of a man reported Men
AIT raugnarn, l niru ¡by New Mexico residents drlvlt^ an
automobile believed to Lorius. after the tourists dlsapetr-ed. His fingerprint classification; Seventeen over seventeen; CNipltal W small T over capital R; six oT-er six. Key five.
MUIRFIELD, June 28—Alfred Perry, 30-year-old British Ryder cup team player, won the British open golf championship today with final rounds of 67 and 72 for a record-equaling total of 283.
Special to the Reporter CLYDE. June 28—Arthur M. be that of Connel. 54. pioneer resident of Clyde,
died at 3 a. m. today In the home
of his brother, Dave Connel at Port Worth.
Funeral rites will be held Satur-Offlcers said the man admitted he ^ day afternoon from the Church of
had “stayed around AIbuquerAue.” Christ In Clyde with Rev. W. O.
Black and Rev. Dick Bright in
N. M , for a considerable time. i New Mexico authorities have been i
rounds, col- j^vorklng on the theor>' that the four I charge of the service TTie body
five «troke* jourlsts were slain and robbed and j will probably arrive today by train,
their bodies hidden. Intensive i
search for several weeks has failed i
to “Keys Field.’
The brothers now are sliooting at the unofficial record of 647 hours and 29 minutes set in 1930 by Dale Jackson and Forest O’Brine.
bargains, Don Irwin, the project manager, ordered all dogs tied up or led on leashes because several of the animals recently killed are believed to have been rabid-
All available reading matter is being .snatched up. One woman, a Mrs. Alexander, came 15 miles from camp four to get something to read.
S«e COLONISTS. Page 13, Col. i
.Rebels M To Seize Peiping
PEIPING. China. June 28—Loyal government troops repulsed today a force of mutlnou.- Majichurlan sold-
Elderly Gardner Kills Sweetheart
Miss Hicks won the eleventh with
a birdie four, with Mrs. Hill coming
on to win tiie twelfth, thirteenth
and fourteenth. They halved the
next three, with th* match ending
on the seventeentli.
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WASHINGTON, June 28.—(A»J— Shooting even par 72, Ed White of
night at hi: hotel anti hOI.LYWOOdTwIH.. June 28 -, ch«L.‘'Y»Sa%T
Dicto'on? body, pierced by t.o They «Id he clatmad he told Feu-, itPl-Danlel W. Nleld, 61-,ear-old . „p ,t the end ot the flrat round of
bullets, was found early Thursday, tral he had been “going with ’ a
dumped beside a driveway in Rouge girl in the nelghlwrhood and Feu-
Park. Police, in the absence of tral told the girl’s father,
definite clues, clung to the theory that the New York lawyer wa-, tiie victim o! a “ride” and wa^, killed for the large sum of money he is
believed to have been carrying.
Police would not sav why an auto- MUIRFIELD, Scotland, June 28.—
moble of a Lansing, Mich., resident , up »—col. Lawson Little , San was ?iOught or what poicslble part it pranclsco. father of the United
plaved in the Investigaiion. It was gtaten and British amateur champ-
learned. however that police aid in ion. wa.; robbed of a $1200 iettar j1
Michigan, Ohio and New York had credit and $320 in cash by a pick-
Perry's finishing lectlvely representing under par and made in the face of a wind that at times approached gale force, brought to an end the meteoric reign of Henry Cotton, winner at Sandwich a year ago.
Cotton completed the 72-hole grind* _ '
over the Mulrfield courae with ‘ 010 |jHril&f|C
rounds of 78 and 75 for an aggre- i * ■ ■ ^ g%§
gate of 293 AllCaCS SHIC OI
Perry, who previously had failed to flniah In the money in the open championship, had a 12 foot putt I
-----NEW YORK, June 28 -iA>>—3ui‘.
tiee PERRY WINS, Page 14. C’ol. 2 for $10.506.090. charging fraud and
con.Hplracy, wa.s filed In supreme court today a«»in.st 15 officers and directors of the banking firms of LiK€iy to Resign Jame» Speyer A company and J
___A W. sellgman and company and
See LORIUS CASE, Page 13. t'ol. i
Alleges Sale Worthless Stock
Pickpocket Robs Little’s Father
gardener, wa.s booked on suspicion i their 36 hole semi-final match in the of murder early today in the slay-1 national intercollegiate* golf cham-ing of his sweetheart. Miss Prances ptOTishlp today. __
Conklin. 42. a Hollywood stenog- , ^ recalcitrant putter coat Johnny j ponvictlmi by
rapher. Fischer of Michigan heavily on the | »unmmigtertal
Climaxing an investigation that j iu»rond nine and he went to lunch
began last night with the discovery two down to Fred Haas of Louisiana
State in the other semi-final match.
Fischer had six three-putt greetis
during the round
of the woman’s bullet-tom body in a secluded spot near the Griffith Park brldk ath. Detective Lieutenants Roy Hurst and Ray Olcse said the elderly gardener had confessed the slaying.
He is survived by one son, Homer M Connel of Clyde, and a number of brothers and sisters in Clyde and Fwt Worth. His wife, formerly Miss Nettie Barnard, died in Clyde on June 11. Two other sons. Earnest D and Everette. are also dead.
He was born in the Wiley community of Collin county on March 3. 1881. where he spent his early boyhocKl. He moved to Clyde 34 years ago and has been in the produce business for a number of yeara Mr. Connel was prominent In church work, having joined the Church of Chrlt* 26 years ago.
Burial arrangements will be und-
ATLANTA, June 28 —(A**—Tl>e Edwaid N Brown, director of the er the direction of L. F. Patterson
Rev. H E McBrayer said today he St Loul»-8an Francisco Railway Clyde undertaker
probably would resign from the company. ^
Methodist ministry as a result of hi* The defendants are charged srith
a church board of i *«inng worthless stock of the Ch -onduct” in connec- cago. Rock Island and Pacific Rall-
tlon with anti-prohibit Ion activities road company to the St. Louls-San-
The pastor, who campalgnedi for Francisco road
Rice Tennis Star To Semi-Finals
DE8 MOINES. June 28 —Hal Chase of Des Moines, playing hU own course in a two-under par 71.
rc;>eal of the Georgia dry laws in a recent referendum, was held by a jury of 13 fellow mlnlstem to have been guilty of “gross imprudence " He was ordered suspended until the next annual conference of the North Georgia onference of the
His story, the detectives ............... ......
been sought in locating tlje vehicle, porket today while he was among i of a picnic that ended In * ^ today took a 2 up lead over Inland ^j^thodist Episcopal church. South
^be^rt Kallman. Wayne coun- gallery following his son in the quarrel when Nleld accu.^cd Mb. u^rnmnxi, oí Pari*. Texas, defending .
ler. who attempted to selw this medical examiner, said he bellev- British open golf tournament, “forbidden city.” dispersing the reb- ^ Dickinson war. killed by a person, eb after a nlglit of terror. person.s, who took extreme pre- ;
Martial law was declared through- ^ make sure Dickinson
out the ancient, one-time capttai instantly. The attorney’s coat,
of a Chlne.-y? empire, but ll was lift- .
ed after the victory for the pea^c uit’KlNiiON, Page 13, (ol. 6
preservation forces. _ _ -
vaders were turned back, remained Issue Requisition
• for Doupc’s Return
Railroad traiflc to 'Hentsin wa.s -----
resumed U’e in the day. AUSTIN. June 28.~'A’i-Goverivor
--- James V. Allred today is.sued a requ-
WnmPIl isitlon to the Governor of Oregon
Unlversiiy vwuiiikh ^ ^ Doupe,
will Decide Today .36. allas W.mam WUson. a Texas
Doupe, recaptured in Balem, Ore . a year and a day after a sensation-LOS ANGELES. June 28.-lA*. - al escape from the Lubb^k county
Eighteen leaders of the American jail, was sentenced in June, 1934.
asLclation of universUy women in to 10 years for robbery by assault ^-ession here, formulated plan* for in connection with the holdup and 8n ^tlcUt^ii‘>«ttl‘‘»»'^heconven. slayi of Rr>bert Tharp, former
Conklin of “not loving” him
ELIMINATE SPECULATION TO STOP DEPRESSION-ROEBUCK
Public Should Be Educated to Causes and Means of Prevention to Avoid Their Periodical Appearance
champion at the half-way mark of i
their 36-hole quarterfinals match in pfKITI? WNI A I the Tran .-MlsRtsslppl golf meet, 1 Juillvl/H-i
Johnnv Goodman of Omaha took a wide k id In his match with young Billy Cordlngley. the Des Moines city clvomplon, leading eight up at the end of the first 18 holei.
Another suit, filed simultaneously. charge.s that Brown and the dlrect-or*' of Speyer A < fmipany committed H fraud in th sale oi 25,000 shares of the common st0( k of the Gulf Mobile and Northern Railroad company The latter suit ask* $1.049,-978 33.
EVA COO DIES AT SING SING
Woman Acquitted ! In Brother’s Death
Ark.. 28.—<A») —
On Birth Control
Borah Will Be 70 Tomorrow
Elimination of p e c u 1 ation
Financing Plans Discussed At Breakfast
Memberr. of the centennial c«n-mittee of the chamber ot commerce discussed plant, for financing an
Pays With Life
That of Handy Man
EVANSTON. HI.. June 28 —T»— Wilbur Hess, ranking favorite from Rice Institute, entered the semifinals of the national intercollegiate tennis singles championship today with a beautiful display of shou that defeated Paul Gulbord, Dartmouth, 6-4. 6-1.
Leonard Patterton of California Tech also wedged Into the aemi-flnals with a htraskht ?>et. 6-4, 6-2 victory ov’fr .GeerKt Ball. Northwestern
Russell Ball of Northw..stern •scored the outstanding upset of the meet by defeating William Reese, _ . second ranking favorite from Ge<R'-
For Taking na Tech. e-o. i-e. 6-4
WASHINGTON. June 38 —lAI — Senator William E Borah, dean of
an ”” --- --- ■ _- vr.-Miirrv cnUcff#* of the senate will be 70 tomorrow.
tlon Iloor todity 7’:;,..„t much «Id »bout
InV"!'’m(orm.tlon by phy-' Shertf! T. ' Abel and Deputy It. In tact, he declined a birthday
dcTan- on contraception ” Bedford F. Carpenter were named a* interview with reporters
Mrs Glen Levin Swigget of Waah- ■ agents to return Doupe to Texas, to let the mlle-s^ne pass unn^icerL
iniirn D C nahonaf chairman ot .where he alto faced a murder charie. lyins recognlred a. an authority
legbbtlon said "sll the university' Doupe wa.^ one of four who slugged on
w'-men err n.,': .ik is that reputable Carpenter in the physicians be protected by law if j livery they instfuc» patients ri^arding i birUj cooUol. ”
throuih education ol the public “ ! «roun^ In D»»“
ston short before aolng to extrerr.es lei^ciar^ a^lng from thJ death of | morning
her brother. Ed.a, McBride. ‘“■I: *V"«Went Tom K Eplen. a lth the
"’"li.e lury returned lie .eralct ¿merroopereW.n, N. Y,. wai to be
proalmately 1« hourt. alter It >«* cimp«un to ..11 atocb decided alter wtud wa. reeelved
; In the non-profit corporation to be
stop short before going in debt and buying at inflated price* is the l>e*t way to eliminate depressions.
Depression* have follow eawie another perlodlrally and im»adi-ately after an ex* ei^ive boon», and the ca.se
OSSINING. N Y June 28—<A*1— A grave beside that of the handy man .slie murdered for 112,000 insurance awaited Eva Coo today She paid for his life with her* in the electric chair at Sing Bing pria-cm last night Whether siie actually would be buried in the plot »he had selected for herself and Harry Wright In
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Ttb«» !■*'' Psrti> el. ■ ■ '
con.-i! itutlona! law and foreign
Lubbock Jaifde- affairi, Borah has served 28 vears as
a senator from Idaho They have
He also waa sought for three rob- bet*Ii eventful years, marked by
berlw* to Oregon. “many a political battle.
until the publir k eduiated fully as to the causes and means of prevention depreasionr will continue to come.
There, briefly, l.s the opinion of a C Roebuck, one of the founders or an outstanding merciiandWng concern, Bears, Roebuck and C’ompajiy, who arrived Frinay for a two-day visit at the compaii' •' Abilene store
“Millions of people, had they
iMJe ROEBUCK. P»«e ^ *
Many Killed In
set up by the chamber creating and maintaining
coat of the ex-
CKonntwcal Ilia«!# hlblt has been estimated at $8.500.
dliangnai tllaSl i^e exhibit, en
titled “Abilene and the Abilene SHANGHAI June 38 —(A»>—p**- Country", atarted txiday when A E-lice estimated tonigh. 35 persons past of the Eastman Kodak c«n-were killed and 100 injured in an ' p«ny took .several motion picture explosion and fire in a toy factory scenes of grain fields and fruit tree.s in the Shanghai industrial district, in this section Knox Parr. Taylor The cavualile* included men, women rind unHdren empl<ne«.
from relatives In Ontario Mrs Coo went dasediy to her death wtth no last-minute denial oi the crlrne—ielUng Wright wtth a : mallet and then having an automo-1 bile shuttled acroaa him by Mr*. | Martha Clift, who waa sentenced to! 30 years in prison j
“Oood-bve. darlings.” waa all she i said. i
She addressed two matrons who
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