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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1935, Abilene, Texas gbflrtie Reporter -WITHOUT M WITH OFFENSE TO OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LV. M Uttrt rf ANtttaM Pratt United tott (UP) AMLCTE. TEXAS, FRIDAY. 1, 1935- SIXTEEN PAGES Editta The AMmt BILL PASSED Duce Hints For Peaee-At Own Terms Uncle Sam's Fighting Twins White thmandi packed Philadelphia. Hvrj Tard for the annul observation, two new destroyers Kit down the ways In i cotarfol twin luinchlnr. V. S. S. Saw If (bom Ukiiw to the water hnedlately after belnf christened. Alonfrtoe Is the II. S. S. Curia, which nude the few minutes liter. .15 Italy's Pressing Need For Territory Is Stressed, By Spokesman By The Associated Freer Italy went to Geneva talking peace. "We are not running after 3ta.ce, laid Mussolini Qefind New Deal Forecas-j Here Indicate Near Freezing Tern perature Tonight Winter, the challenger In an an nual autumn bout, had apparent! battled to a draw with summer noon Friday; but a renewal of th conflict tonight Is predicted to mea the ousting of balmy days from th weather arena for at least four months. Winter was hourly galnln strength from chilling winds movin out of a frigid northwest, whi" summer's hold was gradually weak enlng. The match reached a dra' -it 46 degrees at 7 a. m. Friday. temperatures are predict led to give winter a complete vlctoi tonight. The forecast reads: "Mosti cloudy and much colder with prob ably freezing tonight. Saturda; partly cloudy." The mercury, which stood at 8 at 3 p. m. Thursday, starte; gradually falling, until at 7 o'cloci Friday morning a minimum of 4i was touched. After that, there wa; a gradual rise to 48 degrees a noon! The Tiytas Panhandle and the northern section of the state Friday did not share In this area's moderate weathei. Amaxlllo reported 32 de- grees as the northerly winds which have been advancing on the state for two days drove the mercury downward. Dallas repotted a minimum of 51 Friday morning. Rain was reportfd at Palestine, in east Texas, where the temperature dropped to 64, and at Austin, where the reading was M. The government bureau In Dallas predicted that north and central Texas would miss the worst of the first cold blast, the center of the cold wave veering eastward across Oklahoma. Forecast also Indicated that a light freeze might be felt In Ions of enst Texas, but would it extend to central Texas. COMMISSION MAM DIES SAN ANGELO, Nov. R. McFatrtdge, 11, commission mer- chant and former resident of Sher- man, died here yesterday. He bad lived In 62 years. The widow, sou, thne daughters, three {Kansas And Georgia Gov ernors Lambasted; To Cut Texas Relief WASHINGTON, Nov. With tho nation bowling along to- ward the presidential test of 1HT Harry L. Hopkins and Secretary Ickes have taken the field as lead- Ing shock troopers for the New Deal. Yesterday Hopkins slashed at Governor Alf M. Landon of Kansas, one of those frequently mentioned for the republican nomination for president; and at Governor Eugene Talmadge of Georgia, vehement foe of the New Deal. Then he Joined Ickes In tossing some hot words back at General Hugh S. Johnson, who has become a "friendly" but severe critic of some New Deal men and measures. Hopkins' remarks about Landon were considered significant as Indi- cating the line that the New Deal campaign may take should Landon be nominated as an exponent of economy in government. Landon's friends have emphasized that the slate budget in Kansas Is balanced. "The state of said Hop- kins, the relief chief, "has never put a thin dime for relief and as as I know the governor has never See NEW DEALERS, 15, Col. 7 ipokeaman at the league of na- tions headquarters, "but we are not refusing to Must Recogntee Needs. There had been heard earlier some talk that with the sabre of sanc- tions hanging over his head, Freml-. er Mussolini was even ready to elder withdrawing from such border: conquests as his armies have made, n Ethiopia; but this was not borne' out in the unofficial statement of ils spokesman at Geneva who said: "Any peace terms, to be accepta- ble to us, must recognize first our security needs and second our ex- pansionist requirements. That means x x x the actual territory so desper- ately needed for the expansion of JUT people." A Jesuit publication in Rome, Ci- llta Cattolica, suggested an Italian mandate over Ethiopia would be a proper solution. There was nothing whatever to substantiate any belief hat Clvllta Cattolica was speaking oc.the head church. (The llieue of nations atsem met In committee to fix the date f lirttloti p( -.the economic -sane' tjone which; It already has voted to 'bring down upon Italy. There were reports that the date would be Nov. 15.. the Italians-at home and the Italians bearing arms In Africa have advised Mussolini that they are ready. If necessary, to "tighten their belts" If sanctions-cut off supplies of foodstuffs and materials needed. There Is an unconcealed and men- acing hostility to Italy toward Eng- land. It has 'been necessary to place additional guards about the British embassy. Americans are finding It to their advantage to Identify, themselves, for many of them, are mistaken for Englishmen. Although the war Is two thousand miles away In Afrflca, the guns load- ed with the most gunpowder were mounted today at Geneva, city of world ooncllisllon. Present were rep- resentatives of the 52 nations who hope by united economic and arma- ment boycott to punish Italy for her 'aggression" against another league Among all the diplomats there, See WAR, Page 15, Col. 2 Validity of Hamlin Bonds Involved In Suit In U. S. Court Closely Parallels One Re- cently Decided In Favor .Of Cross Plains Second of two suits originating In this area which Involve the-validity of municipal bonds issued nJthofit an authorizing election was being hearrd In Jed era! district court here Friday. The suit, styled the Brown-Crum- mer Investment company, trustee, vs. the City of Hamlin, et al, closely parallels that of the-City of Cross Flams vs. J. M. Radford Grocery company, et al, In which, October 9, the state supreme court upheld the right of the former city to cancel In revenue bonds, on grounds the bonds were not authorized by an election, attorneys stated. Sde to Collect. Brown-Crummer, as trustee for the bondholders. Is suing for collec- tion on approximately of water revenue bonds Issued by the City, of Hamlln toiconstruct a dam, pipelines and dtheifcqulpmcnt for a city waterworks systhi In IBM. city met the bonds through 1932. In that year'the dam, tionstnicted by Joe B.-Wlnslett, Inc., washed out, and further "--jntVwas'felBulted. A was tried on Its merits. court here, in 1M3, 'but final judgment was withheld pend- ing outcome of several es then on appeal to higher courts. Arguments on points of law regard- ing the recent decision of the su- preme court in tha Cross Plains suit, heard this morning, were to be resumed this afternoon. TOOS..A. Hcock and A. Bryce'Hu- gueiilri of Wichltai'Kans., and Smith Eplen of Abilene are plaintiff at- torneys.. Scarborough Ely, who prosecuted the Cross Plains suit, represent the City of Hamlin. Tha latter attorneys estimate more than in revenue bonds Is- sued by Texas towns and other gov- ernment subdivisions may-be affect- ed by decision In the suit, as well as by that In the Cross Plains case. Runnels Farmer In Jail Here On Liquor Charges William N. Ellisor, farmer of Run- nels county, was in the Taylor coun- y jail Friday after failing to post bond in San Angelo on a ederal complaint charging posses- Ion of a non-registered still and hree gallons of untaxed whiskey. .Ellisor was arrested near Bellinger federal men, Thursday. He was arraigned in San Angelo, Thursday ftemoon, and transferred here last light by Deputy Marshal C. S. Irown. STUDENT FATALLJ SHOT WARRENSBTOG, Mo., Nov 1 Aldrldge, 18, died to- day from a gunshot wound Inflicted by his high school superintendent who attempted to frustrate a Hal- loween prank. Confessed Attackers Try to Escape Jail In New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, Nov. Two young negroes who officers said ad confessed to attacking two oung white women were riddled with bullets today by officers In the efferson parish Jail (it Gretna aft- r one of the prisoners had shot and Ightly wounded sheriff Prank lancy and his deputy, John Stew- rt. In Uie prison. The negroes, Henry "Buddy" 24 and Dave Hart, 22, ere shot to death In their cell by 'fleers after the negroes had made n of a loaded pistol which Sher- Complete Hearing on Wichita Route Texas railroad commission hear- ing on the application of E. E. Rowntree or Abilene for a certifi- cate to operate a commercial carri- er between Abilene and Wichita Palls was completed at Hotel