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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 6, 1935, Abilene, Texas Wnt ^bílme Bail? 3^eporter ^        .../Tifi    V »0 IT fîftCC»’ Q\/PAn“WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WOHLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’-Byron (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 173 VOL. uvf WM m    Pr...    <U>1    ABILENt.    TEX«S.    >.OIID«Y.    ««T    6.    1835- TWELVt P»6ES Sen. Cutting Dies In Plane Crash Ofificers Say ‘Close Friends’ Confess Oling Of Talpa Man BRYSON BANK ROBBER SLAIN I^air Seized by Masked Men Rohrrt Minor, (left) New York communist and writer, Levinson, attorney for International Labor Defense several persons charged with murder n went Gallup. N. M.. were resting in a hosplUl ^r band of masked men. They were badly beaten. (Associated Pres*. Photo). iim mnar Sea Serpent Season Open Bronson Cutting lN[!FtS GALWAY. Irish Free Stale, way; 6_«uP*~A sea serpent-oT some-i Stanley WOOQ 30(1 LOUie thing—arriving ‘    ‘    ..... Reis Held In Coleman. Charged With Slaying of Fred Brown before the usual I -1    r»    n 1 •    summer sea.son. lay on the Oay-way Surrounded    By    Police coast today an« people    wondered .    what to do with It. Two BurOlHrS elect ! John crowley. lieeper of Mutton .    n t    island light, shot    and killed To Shoot It    Out    a big scaly head and a    long scaly body ending In two knife edged tails.    Tlannrit^r _;it weighed four tom. Crowley said.    T    a Seamen were mystified.    COLEMAN,    May 6. A man The mon.ster had been breaking and a youth were held here to-net.s with its knife like'    murder    chargres,    for    al- BRYSON. Jack County, May 6 Officers killed one robber and ....... wounded another here early today    j[ii,j^ei-men' as they ran from the First State    tall, and one party had Just    ¡7»*.dl*y‘hrfttrnir bank, firing w-lldly. The slain man    turned for repairs when they heard    Ic^edly beatinfr    10 was identified a.s Austin Hawkins,    five shots ring out. It leaped    from; of their closest    fnends    in    an 33, who was paroled from the Tex-    the wate-. th«* fishermen said,    with! unsucce«sf”l attempt    tO    rob as’ prison on August 29, 1933.    a lashing of the sea into miniature: , .    , Hawkins was sent to prison from tidal waves. Crowley had seen one' Gregg county where he was convict- of Its fins as he tended his lights, ed ol possessing liquor and given a      -■     - I L. State Pension Plan Submitted To Vote AST HS Legislature Completes Final Action On Social Security Measure term of from one to five years. He was identified by a partly amputai-. ed finger on his left hand, an up- , per gold tooth and facial charac-terlstics. The wounded robber, who wa.s taken to a Graham hospital, refus-ed to divulge his identity, but con- , firmed that of his slain companion, i He was shot In the leg.    _ Old Bullet Wounds.    w i.i_ n    n li Hawkins’ body was taken to un- Youth Pays the Penalty 1 dertaking parlors at Jacksboro. I There an examination showed he | i had 17 bullet holes in his body, only ten of which were made by the iusllad# which greeted him and his companlo«' when they fled from the ' bank.    ' The ringing of a telephone had frightened the men as they started to rob the bank shortly after 5 a. m. Sheriff Ouy Morgan had rung the telej^one to tell the men the ' l»nk was surrounded, and to call ‘ upon them to surrender. The rob-ibers tint cut the telephone wires, cratic Upbringing In the East For Murdering His Sweetheart . AUSTIN, May    ^    ^    |    “    ¿St’'    Zm legUlature today submitted to popu- |    .^^len    at    Oiney.    the    sher- lar vote a constitutional amendment j m lewmed later. They engaged a  -to authorize payment of old age ! room at the hotel for the night, and Attendance of More Than p.„.ions or .15 par month » par-    ^    ~ , sons more than «5 years old.    turbed    until    9    a.    m. House concurrence in senate' when Hughes saw them leave at Five Hundred Expect' ed For Convention ROCKVIEW PRISON, Bellefonte, Pa., May 6.—</Ti~-Robert Allen Ed-w’ards, playboy of the anthracite fields, walked unassisted to the electric chair and died early today for the slaying of Freda McKechnle. the little church worker who had told him she was about to become a mother. The Ups of the 22-year-old "American Tragedy" slayer moved In prayer as the black cap fell over his head. He marched steadfa.stly into the death house at 12;30 a. m. and a minute later the first contact was made. At 12;34.5 a. m. Dr. J. C. Welxel, prison physician, said: i "Gentlemen, I pronounce Robert 0*’*aln Confewtlon Stanley Wood. 31. former public w’elgher of Taltja, and Louie Reis, l9-year-old athlete of Talpa. were charged with slugging to death Fred Brown, 40. and driving Brown’s new automobile containing hi. »«ly'Pver    MOXlCan    Had    AriStO' a 15-foot embankment, to give the i appearance hi> death was acci- i dental Brown, farmer-ranchman of Tal- | pa, was an overseas war veteran,' gassed in action, and had been a semi-invalid for year*. District Attorney A. O. Newman. Sheriff Frank Mlllt of Ooleman; county and Sheriff Walter Ho9t of | Runnels county, where the two men | were arrested, told new.spapermen they had obtained confe*.slons from Wood and Reis. When Brown’s body was found Saturday officers decided he had been slain because, although he had terrible head wounds, the automobile was damaged only .slightly in its plunge over the embankment. The body was lying across the frcmt seat, the head under the wheel The car was upright, lU dash throttle pulled wide open Arerated In BaUinger ^ Sheriff Walter Holt told WASHINGTON. May 6.- (TPi—An j aristocratic upbringing in the east formed the background for the rise of Bnmton Cutting to the position , of United States senator frtwn New 1 Mexico. Identified with the liberal bloc In the senate. Cutting, a republican, supported Franklin D. Roosevelt for president in 1932. Mr. Roosevelt, however, did not endorse CutUng’s re-election last fall. Now the senate elections committee is studying Cutting's victory over Dennis Chavez, democrat, who ha.s contested Uie election Senator Cutting was born on June 23 1888. at Otkdale, Long Island, the son of William Bayard and He was edu- Three Others Also Killed; Nine Injured Senator From New Mexico Flying To Washington Aboard Big TWA Airliner; Fog Causes Accident MACON, Mo., May 6— (UP) —Senator Bronson Cutting of New Mexico, two air pilots, and a woman passenger believed to be Misg Jane Hillias, were killed today when a TWA trana-port plane crashed while trying to make an emergency landing through fog and darkness. Of 11 passengers carried by the plane, including an infant, ' only two escaped severe injury, and the condition of Paul Wing, movie executive and father of Toby and Patricia Wing, screen stars, was regarded as critical. His chest was crushed. Senator Cutting was returning to Washington from the west. The ranualty list Included; Dead: Senator Bronwvn i utilns. R*. of Mexico, Pilot Harvey Bolton, Kansa* City. Co-Pilot Kenneth Grlewon, Kan»» City. Mi» Jeanne HlUla*. Kan»» City.    _ Seriouxly Injured:    Richard    Wallace, Ivwood; Paul Wins. Ho«ywoo4; C. B. Dr^. Kaplan, Hollywood; Mra. Dora Metiser, Kansaa City: Mr*. Mctafer’» Mn. D. MMkfr. K.n«. CHjl WUlUm K.J.ton. "'''ThrH'.UT.Mi irw    U nwl«. »(^tom, who were en route to An- <    - napotia to prepare for making a film. The Injured, pulled from the wreckage, were brought to a hoa-plta] here. Pilot Bolton shut off the Ignition a» the big twin-motored liner came down, foreataJlIng po*- aible fire. Farmers, aroused by the crash, I were the first to the scene Ambu-lance.s from several nearby towns Roon arrived. The passengers. TWA offtdale said, probably did not know a crash Impended. Bolton Railroad Pensions Law Void and Grleson Olivia Peyton Cutting cated at Groton school and    throiigh    the    almost    two    hours    thej news- ; university. At the latter Insiltutlon    penetrate    the    fog he won the coveted Phi Beta Kappa    .    j.— amendments completed legislative i 5 a. m.. he became susplcloiw. he; Allen Edwards dead L^e^TTr^    '    key for scholarship excellency 11 o'clock Saturday night in down- ; amcuuHi^o k    ,    sheriff.    Flash-    ;    Men    on    the    death watch said at ^ SLAYING, Page 12. Col. 5 action. The QUMUon will b. '>"‘'1- i    „ovlns    In    the    .    no    time    did    the slayer', calm de- MIDLAND, May 6 —Registrations ®d at the general election in Î936    , Sunday and early today indicated attendance at the annual conference of Rotary International, forty-first district, would exceed 500. Musical program and informal assembly at Hotel Scharbauer Sunday evening followed morning church services, when local pulpits were filled by Dr. Bradford Knapp, president of Texas Technological college. Lubbock: Dr. D. M. Wiggins, Har-dln-Simmons university, Abilene: Ray H. Nichols, publisher, Vernon, and Bernard Bryant, past-dlstrlct governor, Stamford. General conference sessions were The house originally proposed a maximum of $30 per month to persons more than 60 years old but accepted the senate proposal of $15 per month and 65 years. 120 U> 5^ An effort by Representalve W W. Glass of Jacksonville to defeat senate amendments and send it to conference to Increase the maximum was speedily rejected. Representative Helen Moore ol Texas City objected to what she termed a threat by Glass that those _ ! who voted against the $30 maximum ! would not be returned to the legls- | lature. "Since when has the legislature Lon Hill Dies; sett him, not even as he bade a ^ final farewell In the early evening i to his father, Daniel Edwards The Rev. C. F. Laurie, prison 1 Valiev Pioneer chaplain, recited the Twenty-Third ^    Psalm as Edwards walked slowly In and the Rev. Thomas Hughe> of Wilkes-Barre, Edwards’ pastor, stood bee EDWARDS, Page 12, Col. 5 HARLINGEN. May 6.—(J*)—Lon C. Hill, 73. founder of Herllngen and one of the men chiefly credited with the development of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, died here at 2 a. m.    ^    ... Sunday of a heart ailment. He was BIQ RCpUolICHn U1 only a short time. Burial was in Brownsville today beside his wife and two of his chlf-dren. ‘Chief Hill, as he was known KllU J tn put fighting against a constantlv dim U,*Ñ‘:i^“wh‘erJ’h.    K.”.a- „.wanapar publlahin,    „    w«.    .«W.nrob. the at SsnU Fe.    ^    , Four vears after hl» arrival in the southwest he was chairman of gee Cl TTING. Page 1!, Col. 8 Abilene Man to Defend Pierson Appointment to Be Made Rally Is Called Within a Week By Gov. Tingley Appointment of Former Senator Oliver Cunningham of Abilene as a member of defense counsel for ablv were asleen, at least until the last few minutes when they may have been informed an emergenc't landlnt' wa-. to be made. The foe covered most of the state and when the gas ran out the Trials came down through the murk. Tlie . rackun re.-^ulted. Identification of    ? WHS made through a bllPold and a rlnc on Ws nttle finger. He tnnar-„„IV was kiu«l was the woman and Orieson. Boi opened Monday morning with Dis-; the right to base its actions and among the old .settlers, was one of trlct Governor Thomas H. Taylor, j consider legislation on whether in- the first Americam to move to the president of Howard Payne college, dividual members would be return- valley. In the early days he was Brownwood. presiding. Monday noon; cd?" she asked. "I don’t think famous as a bandit fighter, often CHICAGO, May 6.—<;T.-mp’ibU can leaders from nine mld-w« 'iejnj .states today set June 10 and H t SANTA i’E. N. M . May «.-(UP» K    rf M later at a Macon hospital, ih, tri.i 0Í    ÏÏ,    b<xtv    01    thv for the “gra.s8 roots ” party confer-1 _pQrrner Cmrgressman I>nnis A ence at Springfield, III., In a i chavez. <D> almost certainly will! _    _    for an "aroused America" to    appointed    to succeed Sen. Bion- ro‘ur"group’lunchwns’were heTd    oFthe    legislature    should    |    leading    United States Army detach-! vlgoro^ battle to the Roo.^-velt;    Cutting <R* as United States c<M)fesscd killing his ate Justice William Pierson of the state supreme court, and his mother, was announced in Austin Monday, Others attorneys named to represent young Pierson were Hardy and Truman O’Qulnn of ed badly WASHINGTON. May 6.—(/Pi-Tna entire railroad retirement act affecting more than a million employes today was held unconstitutional by the supreme court. The decision was read by Justice Roberts. It ufrtield a lower court ruling which declared the act invalid. The court’s ruling was directed especially at that section of the act which made it apply to all employes I of Interstate carriers including em-j ployes not directly engaged in interstate commerce. Justice Roberta, in delivering the oplnlcm, stated the Invalid features of the act could not be separated and that it was necessary to declare the whole act Invalid. He .said the law, in addition, was not a regulation of interstate com- niane was to have landed at    „— Kansas Clty at 2 55 udock. but^he , merce, and was mvalid ai&o for that and FI Hon sUrted field ftt Ktrkh- men. with a bridge luncheon honoring Rotary Anns. A cattle round-up and chuck he« KO I AHIANH. Page 12, Col. » Lost Boy Cared For at Reporter Girls in the buslneha office of the Reporter-New’s Monday afternoon were caring for a small boy who could not give his name but who knew he was lost. He had been found near the T. & P. tracks. The child, about 8 or 4. has light hair and brown eyes. He wore a light shirt, blue trousers aird browm coat, and told questioners that he had a little sister "bigger than me" seek to buy their return to office i ments against Mexican raiders, w'iih the state's money.”    His life furnished material for Sponsors of the state old age pen- the chief character In Rex Beach’s tslon anticljMited the federal govern- book. "Heart of the Sunset” ment would contribute to the fund,* -    —t_^t====* posting 50 cents for each dollar appropriated by the state. Strike Closes Lumber Mills Luther Hogsett, Ft. Worth* Dies PORTLAND, Ore., May 6.—<UP) , —The great lumber industry of the Pacific northwest was shut down today by its first general strike since the world war. None of the Portland mills opened today, the deadline set by the union lumber workers for operators to sign union agreements. A total of 1,600 men were on strike here, 935 of whom walked out today. 'The others struck within the last 10 PORT WORTH. May 6.—Luther Hog.«^tt, 56. general freight ment of the Port Worth and Denver City Railway for eight yeaiw, died unexpectedly at 4 p m. Sunday at hU home in Forest Park Apartments. Apparently in g'xxl health, he had been dre.s.->lng to go for a ride with Mrs. Hog.sett. He had finished a bath and ’epped on the bathroom scales when he suffered a heart attack He crumpled to the floor and dead "hei, hi; pliy. kdan at- r.ved Funeral scrvuc' were neid at 10 • m Monday at Pl»t Malliodist ah^ch. days. «tTANDS COLLAPSE; 14 HCRT NEWCASTLE. Eng.. May 6 — Fourteen persons were seriously injured and 50 less seriously hurt In the collapse of a stand during a military parade held here today In connection with the .stiver Jubilee celebration hi PKEME COI RT ADJOI RNK WASHINGTON, M>^v 6 - T -Thf: upremc cour* s^fljourucd tnri»v until next Monday without i»s.snig on the constlfutlonalHy of the fTazier-Lemkti mortgage morator-Itun act THE MARKETS A T A GUNCE May g—(By Avvoruited Pre» t NEW YORK STOi KH Irregulaf; penaitm decision proves brief stlmulsnl. bonds firm; secondary rails rally. Cl’RB mixed: speclaUlea higher. foreign EXiMANGEb quiet: sterling Improves. COTTON lower: liquidation. SUGAR quiet; house buying. COFFEE lower; trade selang. it was new deal ’’    senator    from New Mexico. ‘The battle is not only to end the, ij^jjeved in informed circles todav near month commission CHICAGO WHEAT Hrm; sym *»thy wRh securttlea. CORN strong ; 5i^' orfeiing» meager. Í \TH.E moelly HOGS $'16 lower ‘oP 19.29, receipts bwdlfe. depression." said the call, "but aLo to preserve our very Institution.-Chaxging the Roosevelt sdmim * t rat Ion had created condition's o intolerable and so serious iw» to be beyond mere partisan politic*, *hc commltUs laid out for the coni* -ence a two-fold task of formulatu ^ plans for rejuvenating the republican party nationally and propound a "constructive” program for the 1936 presidential campaign. ^ iwiMWir—Tfii III wirrwBWWTlwnff - ASil#n« *iMj viclnUy Partly e! --    • »jmeirhat UBittUrd tonight *«i! Tu»«' < rlatng t*sip«ratur«i W*it T«a»*~ Want of logth mtridi»' <T*=wrally fair, alightly warmar t>ir d - ' Tucaday, partly dowdy, warmer tn ’ and aaat portion» Kaat T»aaa - Xaat of 100th maridie" Partly cloudy to aomtwhat unaattlad t .-night and Tuaaoay, riatng t«nnp»ratur'^> ^    T»mp«r*'    ■" Chavez was defeated tn the November election bv Cuttlne in a race so close that the former democratic ter î«oresentatlve had filed a contest with the senate elertlfms commit- The appointment will be iMt*« probably within a week Clyde Tingley. s democrat and close oersonal and political friend of Chavez, who Is »he actual democratic overlord of the stale. "There i.s no doubt that Governor Tingley will apoolnt Chavez ” a source close to the governor »sld "Both political expediency and his personal friendKhio for Chavez will dictate the aopomtment. Governor 'Tlniley him.self would make no statement beyond expres' -Ing "a deep and sincere regret at Cutting's death Hollers Austin. Mr Cunningham wa.s reported in Austin Monday. He was exi^xted to return home Tuesday or Wednesday.    ,    .    ^ Mrs Oliver Cunningham is a sis- j their of the slam supreme court fog prevented for the emergency '^'T'herfVgan the simrch for the “hole" in the fog that never cnded^ For nearly two hours Boium and Orte.Hon roarf^ alona. stniment , looking for a break. As fuel supply dimlnbhed they ..%NE C HAHII. I'age 12, t’ol. 4 Trial ot Cato and Outlaw Delayed rea.son. The opinion also si>ecific&Uy mentioned sections of the law under which retirement annuities were to be ccanputed in pert by including the time spent in the ,s<*rvice by the present employe prior to the enactment of the statute and by which former employes who withdrew from the service within one vcnr prior to He« PL.INE ( Ranii. • »1»’ **'*    '    its #nictment were included among Justice.            ■    ■    .iMiiii    ■■■■«-T—■    entitled    to    the law» benefits. In signing the mea.sure last June I 30. Pre.sideni Roosevelt .•'«Id It was ! "crudely drawn and will require ! many changes and amendments at the next se.ssion of congres«," The decision wa» 5 to 4 Chief ! Ju&ttce Hughes wrote a dissenting j opinion in which Justice.» BrandeU. _________ _ I Stone and Gardozo joined Millions of British'Subiects Throughout Empire Ce'ebra»«' King's Reign of 25 Y^ars    , McLean Crash »    „i.i-ii    Pré»)    red the triumphal    march.    Midway j    - .ropyHfht 19S5 by    -nmunist banner    was    unfurled ;    mcLEAN.    Orav    couniv.    May IX>NIX)N. May 6    . j . t uaate circu.*    at    the    moment    , j,—r>n#»    man    was    kill'd    and 10 M,wec.» through«,t    U«    " pant COLORFUL PAGEANTRY OPENS SILVER JUBILEE OF GEORGE V BntUh empire celebrated his silver jubilee In mingled carnival and .solemnity, King OeoTge V. knelt In of thanksgiving today for (,n the throne. at Lugate circu.s at the moment, ,^,„orie man was    .    ^ being driven 1 persons were in lured in two head-on ’ t-utomobil^ rolUslocui    ntra    iiM prayers The temper of the crowd became threatening aa the banner was let ilooM. Score.s of young men and women, muttering tlielr displeaeun? ' I r^AT T AR Mav 6.    i    ne or»*».    were    '    at    the    disrespectful act. »eized me ot Sheriff W r CIO ol a,ria , Bolh    nation    ter-    !    banner    and ripped it Into -..emtnty and hh torni.r    '.    "j    jini.' «ai drvot.-m A .a- lion ot It reecued •“ :röüura~o'n' rhargee ol rom.plra-! vent outpouring lYFuxtriirt    wsî'i    pr*htpon-*    ¡    as    th^y    ® I- ‘cy to ** I ad until tomorrow at CLOUOV Wflt ih*rmom*t»r i R«!«tlv» aoBBKiUy ouuidc the ancient Ing thousands mam o. »tofd all night for üir opr<>rtun«y t„ {>«y tribute to U' ; Ti x»M lamtiied the "Otite of i .' t. It. isiauwtri".    Riirlritit;!    '    Palare    to where the other f,--. dcienduni.slive|re.vsion from Biukint.. wdl be tr.«l with Oato    imi'l*«''    '««- - OUUIpW» called in federal court here today. Judge WlUiain H. Atwell acted to permit an Important defense to attend the funeral of his brotn- E. II. Bradclof k o; pt, t nlarht    , Ttie dead: Lee Harlan. 29. of Mc- The Inlured* Peb Everett, McLean barber, both arms and both 1^ broken, and a aevere head: Mrs. Ida Sigmon. Hollywood. , ur.v-  aa      .    ,    Calif., both lets broken; her son. oHthedral the mob and .vtored away for saw    Sigmon,    bruise*.    Mr . F C. of medieval keeping until tonight w h. n it will, Harnett. McLean. che*t mjurl^ and ' be plated in a huge bonfire in Hyde •    arms    and    head;    Jane Smttl^ nark to be ignited when the king, McLean, serleiw head inmries and brci^* an electric »wiUrh in Buck-1 trenched back, broken filler, cult inghain palace,    about head: four Smith ohildrt^ The klnii .''aluting and stniltn,;. pob. 12, one leg and one arm brok-^hfired with the queen the crown'.',    and crt*u«i head inJun»-'.: attention «' they drove through the jr., 14. one leg broken and tace injuries; Dick. 10. one leg g«a JtBlLfLi„ Faff U, Col. 4 one Paggyq. 4. feodjf örul»«i. ;