Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 20, 1935, Abilene, Texas
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VOL LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press m) United Press (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS. MONDAY. MAY 20. 1935-TEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning News)
Texas-OklahomaFlood Toil Heavy
Predict Bonus Pay ment By Plan OAer Than Patman s COÜRTTOPASSÓHCOTTOIILAWi™
Set New Air Speed Records
D. W. Tomlinson (rifht) and his co-pilot, Joseph Bartles 0^101 were successful in establishing five new world and nine United States speed records for transport planes in a flight over a triangrular course. (Asso<lated Press Photo).
Dr. John K. Sampey (below?. 71, president of the Southern Baptist seminary at Louisville. Ky., was elected president of the Southern Baptist convention at Memphis. (Associated Press Photo).
West Texas Champ and Runner-Up
Johnny Marston. left, took the West Texas Golf association championship back to San Angelo Sunday when he defeated (llnton (Shantvi Hogan, right, yonng Abilene city champion, in the scheduled 76-hole' final at the Abilene country club by the margin of 3-2.
Lee Moor Sues Railway For Refusing To Haul Cotton
Richberg Pleads For Extension Of NRA
WASHINGTON. May 20—
An estimate that 2.000.000 wage earners would be throwm on relief If the NRA were allowed to expire waa given the house ways and
State Relief Commission
"There isn’t any question.” he added on questioning, “that we would be facing some very grave industrial troubles.”
The senate has passed a bill extending the life
WASHINGTON. May 20—(UP)—
The supreme court decided today to entertain an attack on validity of the Bankhead cotton control act.
It was challenged In a suit by Lee Moor, a client, Texas, cotton I grower, against the Texas and New Orleans Railroad company.
Moor, in his plea to the high coiu’t, said that he was obliged to grow at least 2,000 bales of cotton during the 1934-35 crop year. Of thLs amount he could sell only 855 bales tax free under the law’ which Imposed a six cent per pound tax on all cotton sold in excess of a farmer’s allotments.
Moor offered hl.s excess cotton to the railroad at El Paso. It refused to accept it for shipment to Liver-! pool, Eng., without payment of the I ginning tax. On the Moor offering, this would have amounted to $49,-i 335.
! The grower then sued to compel the company to aocept the shipment. He cited that he could sell ------the cotton in Liverpool to net him
Dpcl?irG‘s Two while he could not get
«aminibuaiur ueoidreb i wu country.
The oWru t .'X>urt held that it could not entertain the .suit because , pirst the law provides that In tax cases, the tax must be paid and suit filed for a refund. The court of appeals ruled that Moor should have sued the railroad for failure to accept the cotton.
frlilfion,» To Lose Jobs If Law Expires
of Ten Narcotics Cases Is Called In Lubbock Court
Issue To Be Immediately Resurrected: Rider Will Let Roosevelt Decide How to Pay
(Uopvright. 1935. By Ass’d I’resa)
WASHINGTON, May 20.^
Certain administration leaders in congress predicted today that the bonus issue would be resurrected in swift and surprising fashion after the defeat of the inflationary Patman bill —a defeat which the leaders call a mathematical certainty.
Support Other Plan.
They claimed 40 or 41 \ote.s in the senate to su.stain the veto me;;-' — sage which President Rocwevelt is to deliver in person against the Patman bill, most likely on Wednesday. But their more surprising news wa.s this:
One administration chief, who Is. represented as thinking it would be , good politics for the bonus to be | paid this year, has made another i poll of his own. He reported that ^
72 senators would support a plan ActlOfl Is Taken to push through a bonus bill-ini the form of a rider on another measure—giving the president a choice 1 of thri e ways of paying the adjiLst- I ed service certificatef, Imtead of the single method of new- currency contained in the Patman bill.
SEVENTEEN MISSING; OSSPONS
Waters of Major Streams Starts Decline; New Flood On Canadian Threatens Oklahoma
Liberals Walk Out A s Chavez Seated
In Protest Against Fight To Unseat Cutting
Releases $3,763 For Taylor County
Man Freed In Poison Probe
WASHINGTON. May 20.- UP)—i Since only two-thtrd.s are neces- * protest against administration ^
.sar>’ to over-ride a veto and the , poUcies. members of the senate pro- ' _
•senate—even at full .strength—con- grp<,j.ive group today walked from Pixiinfx/ nrniin U
taims only % men. mch a plan would m a body as ' UOUHiy UrOUp IS
through to e™.ctm,nt If . _ .. yy,g|| pig^sed With
months Tliis is unsatisfactory to charged the administration which wants ~ iwo-year
Approval of four Taylor county work projects, three of them supplementary, has been granted by the Texas relief commission The applications call for a total state have expressed
expenditure of $3,763.70. fllct might
The sewing project whi< wa> NRA measure past the date of ex
started last November will o^on- piratlon of the recovery agency—
tlnued with a co^ of $1.6()9) for next June 16
LUBBOCK. May 20.-(i',-Four; through to Bait. Dennis Chav.i <D.. N. M,. waa
physicians. Dr. L, C Wayland and ; ■■»'■'I' ,„.orn In to replace the late Bron-
Dr. W. E. Redlord ol Plalnvlea. Dr.; “’i.he'’prop^i"ilder would direct Cuu.ng,
James A. Oreen ot Lubbock and Dr.' oonus be paid It would. Members ot the group “K* «»Ir
W Houghton of Ploydada, pleaded however, leave to the president the action w-as a against the
guilty In federal court here today ,o choice betw'een liusulng currency. senator’s^tragU'
-. . 1 1 ♦» f u ,4 borrowing, or taking the money out ended only by the .senators tragli
BROOKI.YN. N. Y.. May 20—(>P) violations of the Harii- $4,880.000,000 public work.s death In an airplane accident,
of NRA for 10 Frederick Gross. 49. bookkeeper was son anti-narcotic act. fund. George W Norris (R., Neb >
Results of Trip
FK Tl RES ON PAGE 9
By The Associated Press River banks generally were taking back quieted flood wat-^ era from an estimated $3,000,-
000 week-end rampage today, but the hunt Tor drowned Texas and Oklahoma flood victims continued as the storm toll stood at 17 dead and at least four missing.
Sunshine replaced rain as flood waters started a general
1 decline, bmt Oklahoma City i faced a new menace w'her 300
families were ordered from ■ lowland homes to eacape a reported 16-foot wall of water ' sw’eeping down the Canadian , river.
Due L«tc Today.
City Manager O M Moaicr order-M the fanililes removed to a tent community when reportó said the water would strike the section late
Red Crotsb worker.s and other relief agencies rushed into Texas ¡stricken areas as work lagged becaiu.e of stanoini water and occasional rauis.
Texas' toll reached 11 when John Finke. 40, Live Oak farmer, was 1 drowned when his hcwse stumbled Iwhll« trmíúm » V’ree*^ threw j the rider into the swlrltni stream.
His body wa.i recovered.
J The dead in Texa-s Included:
' Mrs. J P Pickerell and Mice Chief Bill Garland of Burkbumett I who died when the automobile In which they were riding crwhed through s brldgf ovfr the Rm tiv-er at Burkbumett. Others known to have been in the machine when it dived into the river were Mrs. E. O Reaves and J. M. Audrtan of Burkbumett. J. P. Pickerell. driver of the auto, was rescued last night on an island nine miles down Uw
with murder after his Federal IM.strict Judge James C
materials and salaries totaling $390 for two persons over a period of 13 weeks.
The relief commi.ssion authonzcd spendUig of $1.395 for budgetary labor on the project .supplementing improvement of the Butman .school grounds. A total of $414.55 for truck anu team hire and materials u to be furoi.shed by the .school.
Budgetary labor expenditure of $360 for 1.200 man hours will be furnished for graveling an additional one-half mile on the Elm-
Rlchberg disclosed that on April
1 he went to the chairman of the
freed by Magistrate John D. Mason said the reputation of each defend-on the application and request of District Attorney William F X.
ant had been good and recommend-
nenate commerce committee and urged introduction of the NRA extension measure now under con-."¡ideration In order that some of the uncertainty might be removed.
As a result, he explained, a truce n^tich, wa;. effected in the soil coal industry
If the NRA dic.s June 16. he warned there also would be a difficult situation in the textile industry.
He .said that on the basi.s of 2,850,-000 shown by the January, 1934,
Expressionle.ss and calm, Gros.s
T.ylor county, «v, ropr««.nl.- ^
tlve.s in the delegation of more than ^r. and Mrs. J, P. Phil-
700 Texans who last week Joined ¡^pj, Tiiupson* fatally Injured In a
Senator Clark <DMo) already has veteran progressive, voiced the feel- several thou.sand farinens from oth- tornado: George Crenshaw, Neches,
er states in a visit to President i^^lled in a storm; Gregg Spencer
Roosevelt and Secretary Henry daughter. negroes, Weldon,
Wallace in Washington to tell them ^ tornado; Charles Ingle,
they wl.sh the agricultural adjust- vvaco. drowned when he fell off a Vote Wednesday, rondemnation of the d'isgraceful an^ iienry Daniels. Dallas.
But since the senate (irdinanly unwarranted fight made to drive present operatlon.s. returned home browned. , ,
takes little time on appropriations genalor Cutting out of public office Sunday The worst of the sloims »1 rw ,
bills, and under the present .sched- .-The determined opposition of the ’ MaPl»’ their ex- central and ea.st Texas, twisters de-
The phjsician.s were excu-sed with- ule a vote on the Patman veto will qpniocratic national comnilttee and i •troylng business houses and h«M^^
.-howed no effect after his week m out bond pending formal pa .sing not take place before Wednesday, jp, rhairman (Postmaster General T«ylor county nien de- ^„4 swollen streams battering
When the court diM harged him lie murmured, “Thank you very
there was a possibility that Clark a Farley) to bring about the
would have to offer his rider 011 defeat of Senator Cutting Is
ty and three other resident.
One hou.se Iciider, speaking pn-
Huntsville Man '^'’^fsday on an indictment charg- replied: "The house would ac< ept
ing murder in connection with the rider, and over-ride a veto on
HTIKT^IVTI T V 20 , Tw-o ««n .laying of spencer
HUNTSVILLE. M..J 2().—^ Two Stafford, federal nareotic.s agent at ^ti^ Palnmn bill
Five senators—all the members of the progres.sive group prc.sent at
Po.st are cheduled to face vately. was told about that plan and *[\'uu>-\eU rhe '^chamber
fai,t a.' It will on
dale-Hamby road and one mile on ceiiRus to have been put to work . ^ . a«„rfv Point toH»»' February 7. Admini.stration ( nHior.> who se.id
the Hamby-Abilene road. The coun- through the NRA. the present fig- The ca.se will be tiie seconu lu they had elie( ked the situation as-
tv’8 auota will be $490 of which $340 ure probably would be upward of , Kianapea ueorge feaunoer.s ..i. 01 nation under the 1934 statute sertcd—but not for quotation
for truck and team hire, $110 3.000.000. But, he added, taking into j “is auiomo- making it a federal offense to kill a name—that the pre.sident , Inten- - l., , u --------
^ account the .sea.wnal employment I bile to Crockett, where their trail government agent while in line of tion to deliver hi; me-,;ure in per- »imply did not want to .see hLs auc- expect him to make u.s a .speech He communities Saturday as other
‘ ■ - ‘ ces.sor—the author of that conle.st— did. however, and in no uncertain t>ectlons battled flood waters.
dared they had enjoyed Immense- inundating farm lauds and
the sweeping away livestock,
visiting in the capital Two more bodies were recovered
Heard I'realdent. Altus, Oklahoma, section and
The Texans arrived in Washing- .search continued for other
ton la-st 'niesday noon. In time lO bodies Melvin Hill, a Tulsa youth,
hear President Roo.sevclt .'■peak browned yesterday, from a balcony of the White Hou;,e Hrij c roM .Active,
Chavez appeared. Sen William E ^j,e ma.vscd assembly of farmers gjx member; of the Red Cross Borah <R. Ida > also retired from fjom many stale- staff headed by Albert Evans
the chamber but did not walk out ..\yp plannetl to a?range for louls, director of dlsa.ster rc-
with hi.s group of collesgue.v. ^11 the farmers to sec the president,' foj. ibe mid-we.stern branch,
“Our rc.scntment.” :atd Sen Hiram „aid J, Walter Hammond of T^e. jato Dirlckcn Frcc.stone. Rob-
oy John:>on <R. Calif» "against tlie ^ memb<T of the stale farmcr.s ad-, Leon, Houston. Rusk and
contest filed was so great that we vlsory couik il. "but we really didn’t ghelby counties. Twisters wrecked
for materials and $40 for supervision
million in the aggregate ” $9,70 for materials m building two Rj.,j,i^rg defended the NRA a.s desks for the relief office here
not figured in those figure.s, "It I lost, probablv w’ould be nearer three and
New Car Buying Gains In Texas
liberg defended the NRA a.s an WASHINGTON, May 20 -tJ>) aid to all businesses and assured Pre.sident Roaseveli today noniinat-the committee tlsat the agency had ed Norman Armour of New Jersey, brought up federal wage levcL and present minister to Haiti, to be minister to Canada. :>uc; cedmg the late
duty. In the first trial, John Paul hon, and other things, had switch Cha.‘,e. companion of ' Baby F’;oe’’ ed eight vote; in the senate ;>ince sworn in Nelson, wa; convicted March 2.i at
Nee BOM S. Fage 9. t ol. 8
Sec NKA, Fage 10, t ol. 5
Warren Delano Robbms.
AUSTIN, May 20—tUP> —If car buying Indicates the trend of Texas bufclnehs. University of Texas records Indicate the almost-forgotten “comer” has been turned.
During the first four monih.s of 1935, new car regisirallons in 15
DEATH TAKES LITTLE WINS JUDGE BATTS FIRST MATCH
Chicago and giver life lnipri.son-ment for slayiic of Inspector Samuel P. Cowley of *h edepartmcnt of ju.stlce
Daniel E. McGrath of Washmg-ton, .special a.ssistant attorney general. arrived to assi;T Di.vtrict At-; torney Eastu.s and his staff in pro.s-; edition of the murder case.
Three Acquitted In Jena Murder Case
JENA. La. May 20 .JFi Ixium Hamilton, 20, today plan.s to resume his stiidid in the medical dl-
terins. Wc were gratilicd to liear Included in the group were Sen;, llie pre.sident him.s(df exprc.ss the Robert M l/afollette 'P. Wist, very vlew.s wc had com?* lu Wa.sh-Hiram John.son (R. Cal » Gerald inglon to cxpre.s.s oursclvc '
P Nye iR N D >. George W Nor-See t II AVI A. Fage 9. I ol. 7
Mr Hammond said the
Sw I AKMEKS. Fage 9, ( «I. «
Sheriff Cato also is under indi< t- j vision of Tulane university at New ment charging con.spiracy to violate I Orleans, following hi.s acquittal the Harrison anti-narcotic act | along with two other Jena youths
--—- - ¡of a murder charge In the death
RUSSIA WILL REBUILD SHIP
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA DEAD
In Houston county alone the damage rosk^ to more than $200.000. Heavy rain.s fell yesterday and the Trinity and Neche.s rivers surged in-farmcrs* i,> fields to add to suffering from the iwLster which look three lives and injured scores.
Gaine.svlUe. swept in seciions by flood waters, counted its low at more than $100.000. At least 300 head of livestock were drowned and
See ILGODb, Fage 10, Uol. 4
represenutive counties aggregated Py^eral Sepvices Today Fof Three other Americans Field Worker
1 Dr. Fred Hamilton, former LaSalle
^last^ yiar^*”April new car Leading Texas Lawvep Gain Second Round Fatally Beaten freed of the mur
two years ago uf Hamiltons fathfr Q,g 35 Lapgcst Famous War Figupe Victim
,n fnrrni*r TiftHalie ^
.sales showed a aeasonal drop over
iÌLiia""“'* ST, ANNEB.ON-T.II5.6LA. En,. Urid'wor.^
TYxas lumber industry continued ^he pa.ssmg of May 20, Meeting with an un- was fatally injuifd vcsterday when
to show improvement with 3 8 per J^^ge Ri^rt L Bati.s, 70, corporate jooked for stern test W Law .on Lit- beaten with what Sheriff George cent improvement in weekly pro- lawyer and leading citizen for more fjr _ Francisco today was J^»tUff described a.s a hommer in
der charge by a I.aSalle Jury in district coure here just 44 minutes after Judge Wilev R, Jones completed his charg?- whiih came at the end of a week’s trial
MOSCOW. May 2u 'UP* hnv.'-l Russia, using for its motto "Never surrender, never retreat, made of Its greatest air traK'dy today an
duclion during April over March, than 30 years, who died yesterday compelled to make v>me sensallon-
the hands of hU wife.
The state unsut
•ces.sfuUy gought I exhortation to greaic aviation effi-
wool Fnui.Uid. M.* 2C .tP* f,awrence of Arabia one of »Ivlc figure.s wlmin fate plucks from the crowd of their fellow men to make history, lav a shattered corpse in
Shipments reported by the Southern Pine a.'isoclallon were up 26 per cent m April as compared to *March and 23 per cent a.s compared to AprU, 1934.
of a heart attack.
Funeral services were to be held
al recoveries to win hit
first round * hospital here today
The officer sa d Mrs. Sarver be-
pard and Floyd Miller set fire to Dr Hamilton’s combination offlce-resl-dence June 19. 1933. in an effort to collect his ijiMirance
Sunday uc:ic«veu i. n ram... - ---------- couples six children, mffered minor The Jury recc-ved the case at
His widow and three children sur- ^ mwn hijurles when, Sheriff Eatllff said, | 11-2« p m. Saturday and brought in
vive Children are R E L. Batts Three other 1 he and a sister. Leona. 19, wrest-I the verdict ten rmnutes after mid-
H, d..d tn|u, p,ov, .tarmo,. ..„.p,, Wool mdtt.r,
~'U''cr.à;.ptlÌTp, ®ÍÍÜS ^ c.mo .udd.,., drran,od
He was stricken at hU home late defeated T. H Parker “
Briton, orie ^2. one of the
Ted Cole Sent Up I of Fort Worth. Mrs Edgar Tobin ed the hammer from their mother night. The three were Joined joint
For Filly Years
01 ron wortn. iwrs üiagar looin Z, \„ uh mra - ^ nammer irom ujeir ^ m
of San Antonio, and Mr* SawTTíe Knowles. Jr., of Br'X>gnne, Ma.ss, garver, who ilved on an oil ku^e i ly
GUTHRIE, Okla., May 20 J'»—
Ted Cole. 23, vouthful prison escape arll.st. wa.s sentenced to 50 vcm »a.m-prlsonment when he pleaded mil It y today be I ore Federal Judge fcklgai B Vaught on a charge of violation 1 ef the 'UiKlbeffh'* kidhaping
Akiredge of Dalla.s.
During his long public career Judge Balts served a; member of the Texas legislature, judge of the United States circuit court of ap-Ijeal.«-, and chairman of the Unrvcr-sity of Texa.s board of regent.^ Aus-
and Captain A Wen.ter-BullMk of miles southwc.t of here, w’«s at-Monterrei. Calii > gained the tacked as he lay asleep in his home
»econd round. , - -
The advance of link and hie i Rifj.v .M»AY II.I,
(ompi.trlol alihfir' rival* for the CHA'TrONOOGA, 'I’enn , Ma title he won la;( r at Prestwick »UP» Billy Sund;»' 72-year-old wa. contrasting . ’ iked by the pvangellst. Ifft t'><:a.v for Rochester
1 Minn., to enter the Mayo cUnlr for I a# m Ailment..
of the great eight motored airplnne hospital today
Maxim Gorki, which crashed Sat- a« an an heological siudenl of 36 urday with the kxs.-, of 49 lives, three years. |) fell to him to organize the Identical planes will be built unruly Arab tribes against Turkey
Tt was made evld»*uL also that jn thè World war, and win for Great the crash, caused when a pilot Britain and its allies a great area "stunting ” against .stru t orders in
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Perii_\ i:l,•lul Tut»<lA>. pfftS-at' 5 Kh.iv.. r.A It, ParthAlullt, Kllfilttv «»«rm-•r t'niiitaiitllr Tueaday
(...At Teica« Xa«( of tumh notncitaa Parti) ctoixl) to urtMti!?)! tcnlgtit an<i Tueaday. pritiabl' ahoyyfie tn «atrem« iouth porti,tr
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Mm BATTS, Page 10, Coi. I i Mm GOLF, Page 10, CoL 4 • treatment of a heart ailment.
his pursuit plane crashed Into the ve.sterdav after being un-
Oorkl .nd ‘'J*''''"*'','"’*',“ ' conwlou. „x (lav. trom inuriex hf ‘"i'whfn, r.,.n< a molorcycl«
-The xtan ot thrduahivlorround | ?.v'.t .„d‘ ttmt t ^
day until 9 o'clock umiorrow morn-; Bodies of the Msxirn tiorxj fh#n*''m#trr . ■ '
ing as a result of a oold driving J ^ <« r-.,u a LAVIEINCI, Pag# M, CoL $*i^uva**^awmi(iuif
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