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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 3, 1935, Abilene, Texas tlTíje SWíme ©aílp l^eporter‘‘WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES”—Byron VOL. LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press m) United Press (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 3. 1935—SIXTEEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 172Snow On Plains; Rain In Prospect Senate Approves Bill To Merge State Police Forces GRAB DALLAS JAIL BREAKERS ! Judith Allen Weds Irish Boxer Judith Allen, screen mctress, and her husband, John Joseph 22-year-old boxer of Queenstown, Ireland, photographed after their marriage in Agua Caliente, Mexico. Doyle recently came to America from his homeland, (A!»ociated Press Photo). TRIO HELD IN E. ST. LOUIS Tyler, Bratcher and Bryant Were Heavily Armed RIchberg Smiles ITonald RIchberg, head of NRA, seemed plca-sed as he left the White House conference at which President Roosevelt decided to held out for giving NR.A a new lease on life. (Associated Press Photo). SE AGII WILL SEND I VEDN SMART BOYS REAPING A RICH HARVEST OF SUCKER DIMES AS CHAIN LETTER CRAZE SPREADS ESS n HIES III M KIES EAST ST. LOUIS, III., May 3.— (UP)—Authorities today attempted to link Olin Tj'ler, John P. Bratcher and Tom English Bryant, escaped Dallas, Texas, prisoners, with a $500 bank holdup Tuesday at Iberia, Mo., and w'ith several other crimes in Missouri and Arkansas. When captured last night as they sped out of the city, the fugitives had many guns, ammunition and burglar tools. The arsenal included an automatic pistol, two shotguns, a rifle and 300 rounds of ammunition. In addition police found a first aid outfit, WTcnches and hammers, a quan-ity of narcotics, four sets of Texas license plates, three from Oklahama and one from Louisiana. Although the men admitted they escaped from the Dallas Jail, they declined to make any statement other than the fact that they were headed for Port Wayne. Ind., and had ‘'just been riding around ” since the jail-break on April 14. Give Up Peacefully Tbey surrendered peacefully when officers surrounded them. At first they gave fictitious names. A check with Dallas officials and tattoo marks on their arms brought their identification. Tyler and Bryant are both from Seniiriole. Okla. Tyler, who is 22. w as . -5-yeat sentence for murder, and Bryant, 34, 25 years for robbery. Bratcher, who is 28, lived î4ee FUGITIVES. Page 15, Col. g Hopk ins Withholds Dole From Illinois Feodor Chaliapin Is Seriously 111 New Department Would Include Rangers. Highway Patrol. Adjutant General's Department Although postal authorities and .skeptics have issued the warning that the “send-a-somethlng" chain craze may leave the contributors gra-splng the bag instead of prosperity, the volume of mail at the postoffice continue.s to mount as the scheme spreads here. Postmaster L. C. Payton reported Uiat postal clerk.s In handling the mail have felt dimes in as many as forty or fifty letters addressed to AUSTIN, May 3. (AP)—The one person. He has also received re senate today adopted, 29 to 1, a conference rcpor on a bill merging state police agencies into a department of public safety. House adoption of the report would send the bill to the governor.    1 Headed by Commiasion    j The new department, dmected by a commission of three appointed by the governor, would include the state highway patrol, ranger force i and adjutant general’s department. -Terms of commissioners would overlap. Bureau; of identification and records, commiuilcatlons, intelligence and education would form a head- j ' quarters division. Other divisions | would be the ranger force and the highway patrol. The ranger force would be cut iron four to panles and the highway patrol in creased from 114 to 140 privates. Special rangers would be limited to 300 , bonded to $2.500 and pro-1 hibltet. from enforcing highway laws. One corporation could employ not more than 10. Regular rangers would not be bonded as proposed by the house ports that the ante had been raised to a dollar in -lome lettens that have circulated in Abilene. Payton warned the growing membership of the pro.sperlty club that the chain letters are a violation of mmmmmtiimmmmmmmssssxssse:—'.ml"!, s'". .—r,ir:r- -sr- j the United States postal laws and j that prosecution probably will be in order soon. i Maximum penalty for a first of-! fense under this law Is $1,000 fine j and two year’” imprisonment, with j the imprisonment ral.sed to five i years after the first offense. In the meantime, way.*; and means . of beating the nicket are dlscu;ksed ; freely on thf .strcel.s probably the ■ most common is to carry out the chain idea by mailing five copies of the letter with the .sender's name ' and addre.-s at the bottom all ae- Sprinkle At Lubbock; Cool Spell Brings Rain To other Sections of Texas By 1’hc Associated Press. Thick, wet snow peppered the Hereford section in the Texas Panhandle today as a crazy quilt of dust, plunging temperatures, rain and overcast skies blanketed the state. The amazing spectacle of snow in May had the natives cording to Hoyle. The little charity gazing in wonderment at Here, donation of ten centf to ihe top -    - Srr SUC KERS. Page 15. Col. g ford. At noon it was still coming down but melted quickly. It replaced the dust plague. Conditions •'Ripe" A low pre.s5.ure area frmn the Roekle.s moved over the high plains ares today, Dr. J. L. Cline, federal meterologlM at Dallas, .said and snow and rain is falling to the west the plains area in New' Mexico, and to the north in Colorado. With skie.x overcast and a chill _  wind    blowing,    Tex    Thornton    of    Am- rx'    XI    J    r-'i' • a wiUo prepared to resume his bomb- Dr. Kuehne of Texas U. Disgruntled Filipinos Are mg of douds at Daman m an *t- tempt to produce rain. SGIEN "ENS SESS to Give Public Lecture At H-SU Tonight Scattered: Estimated Death Toll 55 Amarillo, which ha:^ had than a dcxten days clear of dust since before Christmas, had no dust today. Annual meeting for West Texas j (Copyright 1938, By United Presst members of the Texas Academy of ^ MANILA. P. I May 3. -Oder ap-opened at Hardin-Slmraansi    «»mrtd    throughout Occasional Rains Predicted Here university Friday morning, with a : varied prognun on the slate. To-dajr^ tvenu will close with an ad- , dress at 8:30 o'clock by Dr. J ,N. I Kuehne of the department of phy- i sics at the university of Texas, ^ Property seized wmild . while field trips to point» of sclen- ■ PARIS. May 3—lA»)—Feodor Chaliapin, noted Russian singer, was seriously ill today at the American More Favorable Bill Than That Planned By the Senate Expected be turned over to district judges. The University of Texas and various state mstitutions and depart-m&its would be required to cooperate with the department in effectuating the law. tiric interest in this area have been arranged for the final program, Saturday afternoon. Members registering Friday morning were Mrs. Augusta Ha.sslock. the Philippines tonight (ollowing a widespread series of engagements between go\'ermnent constabulary-men and revoHing bands of sakdal- Ista? Cuiistabulary headquarters haiw reported quiet had been restored at i nlghtiall m all provmces where rag- I ged members of the minority extremist party had clashed with gov- i ernment forces in a short-lived insurrection. Estimated death toll of the rebal- WASHINGTON. May 3.—(UP)—i GBS PIpC LlnC Bill hospital, suffering from grippe and j speaker Joseph W. Bym.s today said THE MARKETS ATA GLANCE May S. (By AaMciated Press.) NEW YORK industriáis gTOi KS — Firm; lead upturn. BONDS — dteady: seeandary rails improve. CURB—Higher; mining shares stronger. FOREIGN EXtHANGF, -Quiet; sliver currencir» advance. COTTON—Quiet; trade and spot house buying; scarcity of contract*. SUCiAR—Lower; disappointing spot market. COFFEF^Flrm; trade buying. CHICAGO WHEAT—Fa»>; selling against rye. CORN—I.ower; Argentine shipment* heavy, CATTLE—hteady to xirong. HOGS—btesdy to 19 higher; top $9.35. Also Cracks Down On Georgia ' yid^'arns Per>nsyi,cf(iia WASHINGTON. May 3—(UP) — Relief Administrator Harry L. Hopkins today carried out his threat to withhold federal aid to states which do not meet his demand.s for co<^-eration. He dropped Illinoi.s from states allotted federal mcmey for May relief. The next move m bronchitis. The Imsso’» illnes» was complicated by acute rheumatism of the joints and physicians feared pneumonia might develop. While his »condition was not immediately described as critical, a high fever caused fears more serious turn might be expected. he dou;>ted the house would accept a temporary eight or nine months extension of NRA as proposed in the senate, “It seems to me that if it is extended. it should be for more than a few months if it serves a good purpose," said Byrns. Faces Defeat Kemp, Seymour; W1111.S G, He watt, Uon remained unchanged at 65, with W. M. Wlnton and Joe F. Brown, j »core.s injured in fighting resulting Texas ChrlsUan unlver.Hlty, Fort I from Sakdallsta dLssatlsfaction over Worth; Paul C. Witt, J. T. Glass, J. government taxation and the ten H. Miles and Miss Elisha Dean Wal- year American plan for Philippines ker. Abilene ChrlsUan college; A. independence. V. Williams. AWlene high school; H.i The scattered, marauding bands t’ofomt fm-Wilght and Ratar^lxy b»xj«ght Abileitr promise of rellgf from a two-day dust storm, and m the silt cleared Friday morning Ion. hangini clouds were visiMe. Cooler weather aI*o Is in pma-pes't fer foriMht. HovFvot. the weather man make) no prediction for froat. in splteM the bite In the c^.|r Igures at the local bureau’ f    **•“    P'‘«‘*«bly is right iljn i f *“'■** ‘ prediction. Thi#II-flme Uteat date of frost In ¿Hene k April 2J. recofded In AUSTIN, May 3—(UP»—Defeat r. Arrant. Dr. O O. Watt» and Dr. WASHINGTON, May 3 - »P j Roosevelt forces are relying heavily Scttl€niGIlt | on the house of representatives to of StrilCO Is    their plans for extending NRA ApriL-as contra.sied with the original plan of admini.stration men to See NRA. Page L5, Col. • from being shattered m congres Tills became clear t(xlay a.s ten-DETROIT,    May 3 — Hope for a    tatlve strategy was outlined in au- determining    swift settlement of the automobile    thoritatlve circles. Should the sen- the fate of Illinois' 1,2(X),000 needy    strike which ha-s affected the jobs, ate    pa.s.^    the    resolution    to    extend is up to the state legislature, which    of 26,000 workens in General Motors    the    recovery    unit    only    until    ' he has asserted must contribute subsldiai'y plains rose to a new' high $3.000,000 a month to the state's    here today on reports that media- $14.000.000 a month relief bill. Hop-    t(M-» and the embattled forces were kins .vald,    nearing an accord. Its up to tne legislature wheth- Definiie ronliimaiioii uiai, » set-er or not people on relief In Illlnoi.s    Uement was rapidly taking .shape are fed or go hungry. ” Hopkins said,    was lacking at the various strike "A small minority of politicians is    headquartens here, but Secretary of responsible lor blocking Governor»Labor Perkins in Washington vlew-Henry Homer s revenue bill,'    |ed the .situation optimistically.    LUBBOCK.    May 3    4'.    Thvcr “When    Illinois    raises $3,000.000 a' Her chief    representative on the    doctors. WiUiatn Houghton of Flo- month,    the    stau*    will    get the fed-    strike scene,    Edward P. McGrady,, dada, and W. E. Redford and L, r eral funds needed. Until then, we first assistant secretary ol labor,! Wayland. both of Plainvlew, Indlc; can do nothing."    wa.' endeavoring to harmonize the I ed    for    Hairt.'on narcotic    act    viol Hopkins also ‘ cracked down ' on    wage dispute between the General    Uon    by    a    federal grand    jun.    p    vted two other states, Georgia and Penn-    Motors management and spokes- —    men for the American Federation of Nee RKLIEI, Page J8. ( ol. «    Labor. for the proposed $60,000.000 natural juijug oisen. Hardln-Slmnions. and of Sakdallstas were melting away rapidly before a concerted drive launched by the constabulary, which stft* Thumday monUiif a« the iury hovered 54 to jg for al* gas pipe line from the Texas Pan- g, group of H-8U student Glenn handle to Detroit and    St. Louis ; McLaughlin, J. L. Df'.smond,    Marlon i swooped down swiftly eacli time    an seemed likely today as    the Texas j Reeves,    Ruth King. Mary    Over-; outbreak developed in ouUying    pro- house of repre.senUitlves    refused to! shiner,    Martha LeBueur James h i vlnclal towns and viUages, ^ take it up out of regular    order I Stowe,    D .O. Huddle ston,    W G, ¡ The bill cannot be reached in reg- Ragsdale, Aivln McAdoo.    Elmer ular cM-der before the se.sslon ends    i    Peatherston, H. F,    Powell. W    Li cm May 1!.    ¡Fox. Robert Moore,    Norvan Presley,. Vote to prefer it wa* 76 ayes and 47 noe*. Two thirds vote is neces-    i Hot- st IFNI F, Page 15, I ol. 5 sary to suspend regular order An- Gcn. Dc Saussure, Ex-Confcde ra tc Coiniuander, Dies cloudy and cool there. At the thermometer read 4^ Hprinkir At Lubbock Her soutli. at Lubbock, the rature had dropped to 40 at ni.. and a light .sprlnkie waa J. Rnrlier Lubbock had re-r"    still hung in the other attempt to get two thirds Set! LEGISLATl RE, Page 15., Col 5 Young Shep Girl Dies In Hospital ' MEMPHIB. Tena . May 3 -i/P»-(icneral Charles A DeSau.vsure. No Loot Here In * Two Burgarlcs Three Doctors Post Bond at Lubbock Blair School To Apply Fop Funds LONG RENEWS ATTACK ON FD HEAVY TRACK FOR HI MEET bonds of $1 000 each before Unite ‘ State.s Commi'.loner Olive Fiui *' here late Thur'day. Tliey we»'-brought here nbout .5 p m by Deputy Marshal W P Lampe of An -ariilo and an unidentified federal agent. Copies of the Indictment' had arrived here. Comml.s,sloner Fluk said Application fw a project to continue c^ratlon of the Blair school in district 32 for the normal length of the school term will be forwarded to the Texas relief commission today. The project, under the emeigency schixil program, a.sks for $720 in salaries for four teachers over a period of three months. Left-Wing Leaders To Discuss Third Party Breckenridge Star Leads Century Qualifiers WuS^ez Burglars who entered offices of the Abilene finance company and the Retail Merchant» as.soclation Thursda.) night left empty-handed, reported Abilene police today Breaking a panel mi» of the front door of the Abilene Finance company office at 12.5 1-2 Pine street to gain entrance the thleve.s opened the safe but nothing waa repm-t-ed missing Dial of a safe in the Rrtall Merchant» ai>CM’latlon office in the Bacon building was knocked off C. R. Pennington, manager, fold police that no cash or papers were mlastng, h(5wever. R T. Rediea. fingerprint expert. Inveatlgated the two burglaries WINTERS, May 3 Funeral service for Mist Nadine Robertson, 18, was held from tiie church at Shep, Wednesday afU'rnoon, with Rev. J. W ßharbutt. Winter minister. officiating Rev Albright of Dora assisted. Burial was made in the Shep cemetery. The young girl died in an Abilene hm.pltal Tuesday afternoon She had undergone aurgery several days earlier Survivors arc her parenls. Mr. and Mrs H N Robert-on of Spur, three brothers and a sister Spill Funeral Home of Winters directed funeral plan». former commander-in-chief of tliCj United Confederate Veteran.», die here today. lie.splte his advanced age. Generi^^^i DeSauNsure continued as an exect tlve of the fm.ssenger department the Southern rallwav until the la frequently working long hours death occurred at hl.s home at t a. m. General DeSaassurc attributed to heart trouble been confined to his home for weeks Surviving are a .m>ii and daugh IvOuiR M l>^us*ure and Mr.s 8 Jett of Memphis, and »not 1rs were and the ther- 1 ^ ni;.“'" 11 *“ '■''»■'O “'I I Ml Dalli . DuíR Which hung fchf    Dalla»    laat mi ÜÏÎd    *«' Angelo ,1 la.    light th the wind rlsiiiK ,„d a mtnimum mperfdure of 60 it., xtl du.H .storm of the year vkil iUty was less than two miies a‘ 11.. but a cool iKirih wind wav Aitln reported èiimiar isiUty Increasing from at 1. m to four Atlanta, Cia Favorable Trade Factors Reported DUST MASKS, LATEST STYL IN HEADGEAR, SEEN IN ClI! Owsley Will Be I Envoy to Dublin* WASHINGTON. May 3.    P»~ Senator Long (D-Laj again a>i>ail-ing the Roo.seveli admlni&tralKm, half-a-huiidred or more lefi-wmg leaders headed for a conference here tomorrow to decide whether the time is ripe for a national tliird party movement. Some of the rallying ultra-liberal» appeared inclined to look upon the Louialana dictator as a possiblt* ally although feeling that his program does not go far enougli. The call for the conference—i.ssu-ed by four congressmen and Howard y, Williams, national farmer-labor party organizer, among others added to the political speculatm WAfcHINOTON, May 3—(VFi— President Roosevelt today nominated A’.vin Mansfield Owsley, of Tex- j as. to be minister to the Irish Free | State and Iceland Harrison of Illi- »that Is plentiful here, noi.s to be mlni-»er to Rumania.    I/>ne    «ttackeri    the    admimsiration Owsley, a former national com- once more a.s 'the Si. Vitus dance mandei- of ihe American Lafioo. 1» '    ------ mmamm,.    4    UDMA.    Mam    U,    Gat.    $ AUSTIN. May 3 -<4’—Dripping skies, a heavy trac* and a north wind handicapped Texas high school track and field iithlete.s today in the preliminaries of the 25th annual state meet. Hodges of Breckenridge swtpped i the 100-yard dash in 10 4 second ,i tc lead the qualifier.' Lilliard ol Woodrow Wilson. Dalla;.. ran the 130-yard high hurdler In 16.2 for the liest Lime in that event. Others who readied tne finals In the lOO-yard dash were Cecil of Freeport, Smith of Hareford, Rrod of GasUm, Haas of Corpu» ChrlsU, Montgomery of Midland. Schiller of Columbus and Rodgers of Temple. Besides Lilliard those a ho qualified for the high hurdles semi- rlldV    Í1    O'" «nd S-îui-di and vir r. •ion»! lo.-ai ram». » •llehtlv «‘OOler tf-nnfm Wett Te**- W>.i of U-'Ui Cloudlii-al »ho'**rn tonilil ar-i i In *ou*h poriioii lUnirdvy, »ooi#r in noi" porilon fonigni Texaa East of lfd»»n mtnd.-n Cloudy, oecasional loral    toni»rit *• d ; «;ighti% cooler tonight. BV MARY McKFNZlI Dust masks—a preventive inea- ; sure in generaUy tlircUhiiout Kama.«, and of her    tnld-wf 'em. .vtates -made their appearsme on Abilene streets Tliursday afternoon. Kjildemics of pneumonia, bron-chitlfi. and other upper resptraiory : complications, caused partly or a, NEW YORK. May 3 —IT’» - Dun A: Bradstreet in it* weekly trade review declared today favorable fac-Ixjrs took precedence in trade developments during the week. The conclusion was ba,sed on reports of “a wrtdening of operations »«‘Jwstrtal divisions an ex-    impurities    carried    ,n    the n »--- !    in    mining    ad    buUdlg ac- Thur» Kri | tlvlty, »I’-d evidence of a broadening of cosuiner demand ” “The extent of the latter t^fuded to support the contention that the spring buying season may be prolonged will much of the deferred purchasing of April to be released during May," the survey said ei e*i .1 ér «a ît> 70 70 »iS •4 «2 itoil-laden air which ha* intermit-, lently choxed the populsure In re-1 cent months, brouglit on the current style in lieadgear Duriiqi the. early dust-storms, few people tried j face coverings, preferring U> sullerj it through. But a.4 the after-effects of breathing a mixture, which Included leas nitrogen, oxygen and carbon-dioxtde and more flnely-poanded silt, became apparent in I Urn tmmJMf, 9»m CM. 1 SHOWER& Dry W'*t BeiWHw* htiaudaz FRAZIER BILL AFFKAJVtll WASHINGTON. May 3.    »T The ^ Frazier Bill to refinance farm mort- • tl'f rapid spread of numcrou* dis-gages with an interest rau of 1 1-2 M^es. mask.v rtme Into popular fa- tlieir offices with covering» ove now and mouth .similar to onye qutred in ojierating rooms, patients, taking the cue, secui mad * like apparatus. Here'» how they trived: Take two strip* gauze, place In-briween a layer of dampened cotton edges together and faster by the use of four »trtiigs of which tie over the head siut the lemaining {«Ir behio« nape of tire neck. Be sur gauze la wide enough tu both none and mouth. While there probably any arresi.v. the ‘masking the law. Texas has a sta hlbiting the wearing of n» other face (overing- «''^’<>t«Paiiled the*ra,n‘ ^ T remained, however, tt daughter Mrs J Caleb Clarke tiotta i Antonio and AiisHn. ha ng. lm?;*»ve the rain cloud». lr the only point to re-poiiir w..d!ier which was wel--lUiere after a threc-inch rain yeJHv and heavy rain* for » we §ome tain fell at Coraicana Trpoi' Ua had a minimum U’tture of 62 degrees, with a ti -itn of 48 to .56 predicted for I- an diomorrow, skles were O't. ^*6 May Rob Rain fr of Glory tw Ul'e inrt h May 3—CUP»—A» mocking the attempt» of wntm explosives expert, to aln from the ski«, hcaw icudded over the Texas f%n-today Just a. Thornton plan-•end more Tnt bombs up-cer the parched plain« iier-wlse rertdpiu.s regarded ids a« The vanguard of a wni which already had ad. to ClQvh. N. M. and was 4Td, by mid-afternoon. Here-exis, south of Amarillo re-snow falling. , ne^lc pres.sure wax taken as le foi r r.imaJ ll«c the rtV'f TiW A«- per rent wax approved today by the : •ratte »rru^tlBdrc oommltt»e> ' vor 8ev«raJ IomI doetots apocutd ml Mm OUST MASKS, rage lU Ci»i prer.pustjon /KA f MJ®» F»ge csg 4 ;