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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 17, 1935, Abilene, Texas Wi)t Abilene Bail? ^porter“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 182 VOL. LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press m) United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY. MAY 17. 1935- FOURTEEN PAGES Kidnapers Of Bremer Convicted A.    »♦♦***♦*♦*      '    '    .................... Drouth Breaking Rains On Panhandle-Plains Navy Executive Inspects Studios It was not all battleships and guns that Henry L. Roosevelt (right), assistant secretary of the navj, inspected during his visit at Los Angeles. He is shown an Interested visitor at the Hollywood studios wtih Ginger Rogers, film star, and William Robert Monroe. (Associated Press Photo). State Strikes A t Race Bookies In Courts; Injunction Granted AUSTIN, May 17.—(UP)—Attor- Issued against the corporation and persons In placing or taking bets i ney General William McCraw' today against Joseph A Poreto, Joe Burm., on airy horse race within the stale.” ^ struck at race bookies all over Tex-    Poreto,    W.    R.    Thomas    and    There Is also a restraining order «rrnlng™dTwa,* teurtTcl"; Morrl. Cl»m,nt.. .s .s.nU »nd .m- .g.lml ••dls.dmln.tln, any news or trlct Judge C A Wheeler In 53rd ployes. First assistant attorney Information of any kind or charac- ^ n •    -1    district court here against IllinoUi general Scott Gains said they reside ter within this state and particular- Survivinq Gram Revived; Nationwide News service, me., and in Houston.    ly with reference to the results oi lu i a J II    others. The announced purpose Is 10    a    «f    wnv    hn«c    rare    or    horse Dalhart Ano upper cut off data used by bookies. Panhandle Drenched; 110 LEI1D[RS Bonus Bill Is Sent To gnij President Sentences of Three Others. Also Found Guilty. Are Deferred: Two Plead Guilty ST. PAUL, M'^y 17 (AP)-:    wui    be    ,ont    u>    dongre»    on Arthur (Doc) Barker, convict- Monday ed of conspiracy in the kidnap- Contrary to many reports, the mg of Edward O. Bremer, St. ^^‘'0"“ritmintr tt' «S Paul banker, today was sentcn- message and until WASHINGTON, May 17—t)pt— The Patman Inflationary bonus bill was sent to the White House today for a certain veto. The Ia.st congressional formality was compleun when Vice President Garner signed the $2.»)0.000.000 measure. Meanwhile. President Roosevelt set aside this afternoon to start writing the veto message which Judge Wheeler s order restrains    programs of any horse race or horse  ......... them from “operating, conducting or    races In Texas, whether before, dur- The newT iirvlceIncoipw    In    maintaining either directly or indi-    ing or after such races are run " A rannanaie UreiIUIieU,|iiiinols.    was    alleged    to    have an of-    rectly. any bookmaklng shop, from    hearing was set for May 30 to show ^^aul hanRer, looay was senten- message and until It wa.s finished ai    „s    I    ilce    In    Harris    county without state taking or placing any bet on any cause why the order should not be    imprisonment    by    there could be no estimate of its Near Inch at LUDDOCK permit. TIic restraining order w'as horse race and from aiding other made permanent.    Tn/itra    M    M    Jnvce    length ---------------------------^    rcuc.tvi «uugv:    It    will    go    to    the    house    first,    where who imposed a similar sentence    concede    tt    will    be    quickly upon Oliver A. Berg, Illinois overridden. convict    come    in    the others lAeferred    i    '^hate. probably about the middle AMARILLO, May 17. (AP) —Gkneral rains drenched the Panhandle-Plains region today, insuring sufficient moisture for planting of row crops and promising new life for the small percentage of grain which has survived devastating dust storms and drouth. Turn to Other Crops. Panhandle farmers, most of their wheat blighted, prepared to turn to other crops as a last hope for revenue this year. Greln men said much of the land had been listed in connection with the federal Alarming Figures Given On TB In US AQ 3 N ÏS LEAD Fifty Million Persons Potentially Infected, Vanderbilt Doctor Asserts mners iwierrr«    i    ;-----— Sentence of the other three de- i J^e wwk Administration leaders . ^    , j w, maintained they had the votes to fendants convicted was deferred by i s^gtaln the chief executive. Federal Judge Joyce. Two were ac- ■ W'hlle Patman chieftains made no quitted.    !    claims,    they    expressed    optlm- Bvron Bolton, alleged machine-11**”' emergency soil erosion control program and was in excellent condi- ,    t    OU.UUU.UUU OI tn^ ig5«t.uw,wu to ECtOP. DaWSOP 30(1 Mid- deni, or .ha Un.«d SU,t,B .r, po- «1». In spite of the fact that there Is sufficient knowledge available to »tamp out tuberculosis within a generation or two. approximately 50.000.000 of the 124.000.000 resl- Olficial Decision Awaited:    .C ^    and    Elmer    Farmer,    Bensenvllle,    III.,, ¡tavern keeper, both of wh6m plead-! ; ed guilty, were n<R In court and will ! be -entenced later. Bremer was kidnaped January 17. 1934, and was returned to his home Repealists Trailing By 90 Votes ATLANTA, May 17.—-A* Addi tional rechecked returms from Wed- _ ^ February 7, after $200,000 ransom ne.sday’s repeal referendum in Oeor- ... RichbergWill Retire June 16 ■■w-e'ir-e'r.nT'-r'-    -    -    '-«¿J .    - ADE S IRE EÏEN land Counties Get Rains Thursday Only Lags Reported Are Where Weather Conditions Unfavorable NEW YORK. May 17.—'T— A more uniform upward trend In trade this week was noted by Dun Sc Bradstreet m Its weekly review Issued today. “Irregular trade movement.s of reeent weeks gradually are giving way to a more uniform upward trend." it was staled. “Settlement of labor difficulties has permitted mdustrial operations to hold to a steadier level, and buymg in whole- WA8HINGTON, May 17.— One of the most meteoric of New Deal careers was declared today t'' be nearing a close Informed sources said that under an understanding reached some time ago Donald R. Richberg is to step out of the government and return to private law practice when the pre.senl NRA act expires June 16. The informants, declining to he quoted by name, said Richberg. who has expres.sed a desire to return to private life, would remain In his: post a.s chairman of the Blue Eagle | recovery board only during the legislative reorganization of NRA now being studied in congress If the new NRA i.s up bv .June i 16. it was said, Richberg will not head It, If the new law ;;hould not be pa.wd by that date, the expira-' tion of the present act would put Richberg s post and the whole NRA .set-up out of legal existence Be.side.s Richberg. other NRA executives also are .said to be,contemplating earlv retirement Only yesterday Senator Barkley (D-Kyi read to the .«enate a letter from Richberg saying he had accepted his post only temporarily and half an Inch at Amarillo, bringing the month’s total to 115 inches. Dalhart reported the first lightning and thunder in several years. Rains last    night and today brought    -- ; .83 ot an    inch of mousturc and in-    :    Prediction    of cloudy    with    show- creased the week s total to one and ^rs tonight brought hopes of addt-i a half inches. It was still raining, j    nvoUture    for    West    Texas,    es- ! HarUey, ChUdress.    ^jeciallv in the western counMes ' '•‘ratfoixl. Kress. Canyon. Dlmmitt ^    *-veral ,and Saniord and Morse reported where ^^e m»t rain in several ' half-inch    rains this morning. Mols-1    month.s    fell    Thiu-saay. ture was    still falling in both the    More    than    three Inches of    rain In north and south Plains areas.    three days put the Colorado river Two Inches of moisture fell at Vega, one and a half inches at Channing, Agrian. Gruver, from tcntially Infected with the disease, bitionlsts to 230 votes today. The late.'it tabulation gave: For repeal 81,889. Against repeal 82.119 Nee WEATHER. Page 11. Col. 6 Rain Reports organized leaders in the fight against tuberculosis were told In opening session of the 26th annual convention of the Texa." association here Friday morning. The figures were presented by Dr. Horton Ca-spart-s of the medical aehool of Vanderbilt university, NaslnUle, who. with Dr. L. J Moorman of Oklahoma City and Dr PYederick C. Elliott of Houston, was among the first .speakers. Thomas W. Hughen of Port Ar-j thur, president of the a&.soclatlon, on an 11-foot rise last night    ^    presiding for the morning program Counties receiving their first ben- j    wooten. headquarters for eflcial rainfall In several months; the convention, were Ector. Dawson and Midland., istered delegates and many visitors The fall was estimated at more I were In attendance, than !    1-4 incha, ov.r n.«-' Oraatmgs to .WU>rs wera «lend- had been paid. Judge Joyce in commeniing to the MarstoH, Raines, Jimmie irv nrs th^tr Vi^rrtlrt .said that “bV    _    .    . Phillips Also Win In Morning Round ATLiANTA. May 17—iP WiUi complete unofficial tabulation giving the drys a 90-vot® victory', an official count of Wedne.^day s vote    . wa.4 awaited today for a deci.rion in that the people of this country will the closely-contested Georgia re-peal i.ssue. Late returns from dry rural sec- . ^    4V,,.«,»,-    „^'Wanted to go back to private life, sale markci-s is on the Imrca&e, as    authoritative    cir- summcr rfTiirements. press mrire strongly for attention. “In those parts ot the country where a tis m retail sale.s ppr.sisLt, It L*. attributed larsely to unfavorable weather conditions, as the public appears to have more money to spend, which ts Indlccud by the unchecked demand for automobiles, rwdlos. electric iffr"''ratori=. and a gain of 20 to 25 per cent in the paid adml.vUonh to motion picture theatres, a.s compared with the figures of a year ago. x x x “Retail sales for tlie week averaged 5 to 10 per cent larger than for the comparative 1934 period, S««- TK.\UE. I’age 14. t ol. 4 Sinclair Revamps His Organization cíes last night elicited the word that there wa.s no prospect of hl.s early See RiC IIBI RG. Page 14. ( ol. * Dalhart—Nearly inch. I.ubhock-Three quarters. Tahoka—Inch and half, Sragrave*—Two inches. Brownfleld—One inch. IJttiefield—One inch. Oimmitt—Half inch. Bledsoe—One inch. Levelland—One inch. Petersburg—One inch. Sterley—Good rain. Amarillo—Half inch. Vega—Two inches. Hartley—Half inch. Childress—Half inch. Npearman—Half inch. Crosbyton—One inch. Stratford—Half inch. Kress—Half inch. i'an>oii—Half inch. Tascosw—One inch. Sanford—Half inch. Tfxcmw—One inch. Morse—Half Inch. Texlin©—Quarter inch. C laude—Quarter inch. C larendon—Quarter inch. Shamrock—Quarter inch. Stinnett—Quarter imh. AL SU N SPEGIA MEXICAN AMBASSADOR HAS CROWDED ENGAGEMENT BOOK Round of Affairs Planned For Dr. Francisco Castillo Najera, Here For Tuberculosis State Convention son county and La mesa reported 1.28 inches Thursday A slow drizzling rain was received at Odessa last night after 35 had been registered during the day. A slow rain was also reported at Midland where the total was 1 75 through Thursday afternoon The precipitation was estimated to vary from one to foiu* Inches over Ector county since Monday Snyder received a two-inch downpour Tliursday afternoon to bring I the 48-hour total above four Inches j and many creeks in Scurry county were reported out of banks late in i the afternoon. Hail accompanying a heavy downpour at Colorado yesterday afternoon damaged much farm land in Mitchell county and a survey showed that many farmers will have to ' replant crops The rainfall mcA»ur-ed one inch within 15 minutes in ‘ Colorado early in the afternoon A light drizzle in Abilene this monnng added only 01 to the to-! tal of 2 02 lnche.s here since Tue.s-, day The sky wa.s cloudy early thir j afternoon and additional showers today. ' are predicted here tonight    With    that    tniiounremeni    came    the statement- ' ITiere will be no special session of the Texas legislature on accou tnof the proposed Panhandle to Detroit gas pipe line —    a    nail    governor    and    Mrs    Allred    will Passes NRA mil drive to Houston on Sunday and Join the centennial train party I jury on their verdict, said that “by 1 verdicts such as yours the incentive to kidnap will soon pass ' i When Barker and Berg stood up ' to be sentenced. Judge Joyce said: "Arthur Barker, -ou have no de- carnes Wilson, midget Abilene feme in this case No one could; pi,^yer, thi.« morning began with a doubt your guilt You have had a geand flourish his drive for a third fair trial. Kidnaping i™ one crime successive We.st Texa.5 golf championship Shooting close to par. Wll-not tolerate."    son eliminated Johnny Gregg. Ris- Judge Jo.vre then sentenced Bark-, ing star high school coach. 7 and er and Berg to “Leavenworth or any « This afternoon Wilson will play Uon.    ovfrcm,    th,    iMrt    at l^tv    <*»'''■ Institution tlK Unll«18t«t«, J T H.mmstl ot Plonwr. who than    8.000    vol.,    whhh    th, w,U    «    .ttornry m.v doM.n.ls tor th. r.«, «mr •h™«''. 3 «n^ 3- *«■•>“« ,.rv t.v    •„/«    of tlielt Hatursl Uvcs    !    Trav Daniel. Port Worth neaaquwruTs lui ,    «f    With thc exceptlOH of Philip De-, Eddie Morgan of Big Spring oust- Seventy-flve i-««'    .    laney none of the prisoners display-, ed Bvron Shupee. Sevmour. 2 up. However, Spence M Grav.on. a    emotion upon the reading of qusHfytng to meet T J Willis, Ab- repeal leader and chstrman of the verdict    »ho    »on bv t Georgia A.ssoclation for Irocal Op-    three otliers ronvlcled were: Harold Alderton. in whose home at BeasenvUle. 111., Bremer wa.s held prisoner 21 days:    John    J.    Mc- ed by Mrs Dallas Scarborough, president of the Taylor County Tuberculosis association and Mayor C L. Johnson and the respw.se was given by Mrs. G. T. Vineyard of tion. refused to concede defeat pending certification of official returns by the secretary of state The A.ssociated Pre.ss count of the unofficial re.sults from the state> _159 countries .showed 81,929 vote.' .    f»-—    II    #    T^P^kl    wnd    82.019    agslnst see HEALTH MEET. Page 11, Col. 7 j    wines, the unofficial tabula tion showed 81.800 for and 73,428 i against I If repeal carrie.s. the 27-year-old ! prohibition law will be wiped off the books. However, liquor will not be legal in any county unle.vs that rfrtinty .speclflrally approves it in a local option election see CGNVU lED, Page II. toi. 6 PICK JURY TO TRY PARSONS Druggist Is Charged With Liquor Law Violations llene, who won by the same score j over J. Lane Denson. Abilene ' John Msnston, San Angelo, defeated Jack Klnard, Abilene. 4 and 3. and in the second round will cla.sh with J. C Southworth. Sweet-: water, victor over J B Wright, Ab-, llene. 2 and 1 I Budlev Raines, Abilene, a former I title holder, conquered Hezrie Car- See GOLF. Pate II, Col. 8 Lawrence Still In Grave Condition Centennial Boosters To Leave On Tour To Start Sunday AUSTIN. May 17.— 'UP> Governor and Mr? Allred wiil leave Texa.v Sunday with the Texa.v Centennial tram for a trip to the east, the governor snnounred definitely Hamby PTA Has Sinnmer Roundup Blue Eagle Is In Danger If House Hamby Pa rent-Teacher association sponsored lUs annual summer round-up at the school Wedne{.day afternoon, with Mi.s.s Beulaii White, Taylor county health nurse, asaist-ing Only six of the thirteen children who are six years of age were in attendance. as heavy rains made it impossible for olhei.s to Vx present Those who did not take the U »s ' may be examined any Saturday morning at the Red Cro.*.'. head-' quarters, county courthouse in Abi-! Ine. said Miss White TTie round up brings the year’s I work of the P-TA to a close WOOL, DORSETSHIRE. Eng., I May 17. T Phy sicians this after-Reven of twelve jurors to trv    constant watch mer the c,r,«p°;son:.'Ab,,„u. .«e    li! operator charged with maintaining a liquor nuisance, liad been chosen when 42nd district court rece.s.'ed for the noon hour today. Parson.s attorney offered a motion for continuance when the rase was called tills morning, but Judge M 8 I/mg overruled the plea, and the trial b<*gan The case was postponed twice during tlie April term of I04th court, as Par-'-oiif was m a Wtcillta P7il|s hosph'»’    .Judge W R (iiapman tramJ 4«ed it to 42nd court Jurors rhosen J F Rrook.s, Lyn-ward Harri.son and M E Perry, Merkel. Ira Grantham, Lawn, M E Perry F. V Mathews. C F Freeman and T A Williams. cUy body of Lawrence of Arabia, as the fourth day since his motorcycle accident found him still unconscious. A haspital buUetln issued at I p. ni. (8 a m.. E.STi said Colonel Lawrences condition remained critical WASHINOTON May IT-T, .    .t_h,    BRITISH    WILL HUNT FOR OIL Dr. FrancLico Castillo Mexican ambassador to the United States, here for the annual convention of the Tcxa.s Tulierruln.si.s as-: sociation, is havmu to : tcp high and fast to keep up with hi.-* schedule of engagements Arriving at 6:20 Thursday aiter-noon, the diplomat-.surgeon-soldier gave newspapermen an audience in his liotcl Wooten ,‘Uite even before taking oif his hat Thirty minutes later he was receiving an ofiicial delep.ation head —-———    _      ent    one    expires    June    16 Najera, medical society, an affair arranged _    .    . SomrsenkVorrpred'ictTd 'today that i Lui^wna-T^XM border s^ay if the hous* passes the seven-polnt I night. Lieut Gov. Walter Woodul. NRA proiram^proved bv Presi-1 Houston, will ^^ome j^ting gov-dent pf^sevelt and Donald R Rich- «nor for    . berg yesterday no blue eagic law i Before leavUig. Governor Allred will be on the books w hen the pres-! LAVAL-HITLER " » TALK HINTED Wi Laiiison to Face A Third Trial SAN J08K. Calif . Mav 17    ■ lu~ District attorney Fred L 'Hiomas , announced today thàt David A. Lamson would b< tried for a third i time on a charge of murdering hia i wife. Aliene Thorpe Lamson in their I Stanford Univer.sitv campu* hwne on memorial day. 1933. Twe\"ro‘ÍXT,::,:,'"¿:W Be independent Of Report Frenchman Will Visit LOS ANGELES. May 17    — Foreshadowing a nsilonal campaign to capture the democratic part' for his “end jioverty’' movement. Uptoii Sinclau today began revamping and strengthening his organization in California. The 56-year-oki writer at»d form- . .    ------------- er sociali.s; was the principal speak-    ^ er on the opiming program today of a 3-dav convention ol "end poverty ® oclock he was guest of hon-in Caiifornla" club.s Some 300 f J]-    dinner party given EPIC delegates were expected.    Mayor    C L. Johnson, In the red Sinclair, who polled 875,000 votes    Hilton, in an un.Mic.-e.ssful campaign for    10    o’clock    Friday morning he governor on ih? demcxratlc ticket i^poke to the Mudent body of Abl-lest fall ha aui-.ouured he plans Ifoe Chri.Aiian tolleuc to e.xiciiu tin; f=,Ph. ni<>\inv-nt At 12:15 lie '.at down to luiuh fhrougl'oui itie ihutci' ,-'',:5ti”. under with the Kotai\ riub the revi.xed banner oi snd poveity    I'thi evening he uiU be In ciMiuaaoti. ’    I    dinner    guekt    of    the Taylor county for doctors attending the tuberru-losi.s association meeting At 8 this evening, in the Wooten ballroom, he will deliver a public addres.s. At 7 o’clock Sa'arday morning be will speak to the M< Murry col-lege student bods He has been mv.o^d and ih trying to arrange hi' chedule to attend the W R ET- appreciation dinner Saturda,» ni-ht Met by Band. A large crowd had gathered and . the Abilene high .si lv sil band play- engaged , ed a martial welcome as Dr, Najera alighted from the Sunshine Special Thursday eventn», Welcomers who expicted to mrjet a retinue of offklal accompanying Dr. Najera found only one hand-.sotnc man of 48 vcaii who stepped unceremoniously from the train carrying an overcoat and undis- America and Russia LONIX)N. May 17    4    Great Britain announced plan- to develop They aaid house acceptance of the remaining on hu. desk He will take plan would lead to a prolonged lug- with him the general appropru t on of-war with the senate, which al- bills to study and blue-pencil on the ready ha.s voted to trim NRA s saih »^* •"¿vinr    "Im    oV.    M««.    ,n    cn    r...n,    w.th -h- »naif dlsDlajM some apprehfii'lon centinmal party on iIk enure clr- hope of freeln, herself    ¡'y about theV..slbihty ot'^rompl.un. ’ ej^f trip which ends at Dali« on May "'iui'’“'-'“™ ‘“L.'T.iin a, the    '    '    '    need»    to    keep her flee, m ojeranon iuilUu.1?;"'.T.ecTn; *;=e iS^^rhlyTrd    Cali: commerce" as well as those actually coMt to seine and net    Un- in inter-state commerce definite btmndaries caused the veto In German Capital .< «parti».) Mt VaaiM-tilr«! BF.nrJN M«v 17 Persistent rumors that Piene Laval. French foreign mirisu-r. will come to Berlin for conference at ttm invitation of Relrhfifiiehrer Hitler clreiilated today- desnlte official depre* atlon A isix>ke?>man fm the jiropaganda minlstrv said xut h a move was •'hardly in the rcRlm of powiibllitv Dlplomatlr rlrclcs. howev .sorted that Hitler 1« be<omlng Abtftn* »n<l vicinity-Cltj'.idy, with taow-rrc tonight Siturdky cioudt W'ta! Trxi» - W'#»t t>f loom met 0!»« cioufi'. »howfFA m north «n»| »»-tr*m«    txrtiooi tonight Satvrtiay, ptrtly Ki*t Trxii K*ki of KXiih .nt'itOian -C'tf-ud    foniglii    »n<1    prohgh!’.    In >•(» port; .11 fiitnrday Itiinfgi' for 24 h<>ura #n<llng Tim rr'fl»-. <<»T. ' .t«i a. ..-t t.r.f «r .i*r. to 7 i m. AM inrh#» ! .ftkl for »iftir p»n<s1 l«»t A««r. I IT inctio* Norrtihi ».•noun' ninr» f , of thr >f»r, 4 2a ir. ii4>* ?»« NAJERA. Fkfe i*-    • ^1*1^ uiHi rmu’i li' 4/T4 uuuiiiF *•*- iornta gold rmhta.    prcx^pectliig    rreulnglv apprehemlvc of the weld* will be set in motion June 17    when,    j^g together of RUisla, France and 4    cn«.a«iire    -    .    -    the mines department ‘tart#    ifsu-    cjf|.^.hoslovakia in pacts of mutual onnit; nniv to AUSTIN May 17 —< UPi —Oovef- Ing llcenaeh    assistance The developments of the would make codes apply J    Allred    todav    vetoed    the    bill    to'    According    to    tlie    plaii-s.    Great: p^st few days, they say. have en- firms doing    business    across s    county    di-strici attor-    Britain will be mapped out Into    couraged the reichsfuehrer to “talk ney    appoint an unlimited    number    “oil areas.” an dllcenses l.ssued for    turkey"    with    Lite    French iil’N'MFN    TAKF    PAVRGLI.    of fTsnd Jury bailiff' He    said he    plots of from eight to    20f) -square NORRmTOV^    ia    Mar    7    did    so because the bill varies the    miles for fees ranging    from 2U .w,h miu omci.i. -.a    OIL    si.AK.ti.    f.-    u,    tot.    • While the possibility of Pranco-fiermaii convrrsaiions was being di.seu.ssfHl Rear Admiral Gadow retired (onfirmed wideh circulated S«r LA\ .AL, Page U, t ol. I n OUDY < ;»i tnrl'n#t»r W»f R«l»tiv« hURUdKy ;