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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1935, Abilene, Texas IMIN i 01 Dl N Che "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Hale Is Next Abilene Postmaster House Accepts Salary Bill; Others Hang In Balance Branded The initial! on this wonuui'i face aren't worn as beauty marks. They were seared Into her skin with a red-hot brand- Ing Iron by the notorious Bra- zilian outlaw, Jose Bahiano, who thus marks all his victims. He b one of the many bad men who raid communities in the outlying Brazilian provinces. Slain In Hotel .Clad In a lUjhUnlrt, Di-. Friti Qcbbardtj- WES found In his New i'ork lyscraper hotel room. Police .id Vera Slreli admitted the slaying. (Associated Press Triple Killer Hollis Slartte, 17, Al- tus, Okia., filling station em- ploye, told Detectrvc Sergeant Joe Jerkins at Oklahoma City thai, he shot and killed his uncle and .aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Shaffer, and their son, Tommie, at Hondo, N. M, (Associated Press RAISE DISCOUNT RATE PARIS, Nov. Bank of Prance today raised Its discount rate to 4 per .cent Iran 3 per ceut. ROPER SAYS NEW DEAL EXPERIMENTS AT END NEW YORK. Nov. an address said to have had ap- proval of President Roosevelt, sec- retary at Commerce Roper told bus- iness men last night that the ad ministration's legislative reforms are completed and the "breathing ipell" Mr. Roosevelt promised two mouths ago is permanent. Roper spoke at the annual con- vention dinner of The Associated Grocery Manufacturers of America. When he had concluded. Vice Pres- dent Clarence Francis of General Foods Corporation, toastmaster, said: "I get the very distinct im- pression that business ll going to get a break. More power to you, Mr. Eoper. You have the cooperation of this industry." The commerce secretary said the profit system is to receive all the dmlnlstratlon aid that can be giv- en and he assured big business that t Is not to be penalized for blgT ness. He recalled President Roose- elt's correspondence with Roy W. Howard promising a "beathing See ROPES, Page 13, Col 8 Two Governors In Hot Water Over Wager On Grid DBS MOINES, Nov. Wager of a prlie porker on the outcome of ft football game had two governors in hot water today. Vlrf il Case, secretary of the DCS Moines Social Justice club, filed gambling charges against GOT. Clyde L. Herring of Iowa. He said he would file charges against both the Iowa executive and GOT. Floyd B. Oldson of Minnesota, under a federal statute which pro- hibits interstate transportation of gambling equipment or the fruits of gambling. Intense rivalry between teams from the universities of Iowa and Minnesota last Saturday waa the occasion for much bantering be- tween the governors. Each wag- ered on the outcome of the game. Yesterday Gov. Herring In a "pig in the Parlor" episode at the Min- nesota state house paid off hit debt. Today he returns home to face the gambling charge and war- rant for his armt The Iowa governor appeared lit- tle concerned over the warrant. "It is only disgusting to he said, "that ray first and only ven- ture in the game of chance should bring on a warrant. It looks as If I might have to write out a par- don for myself." But Case said he saw no humor In the bet, declaring the governor "should set in example for other citizens of Iowa." Will's Nephew Says Family 'Astonished Rain, and Possibly Snow For This Vicinity Is The Forecast DALLAS, Nov. (UP) The United States weather bureau re- ported today that another norther was moving slowly in on Texas and probably would hit Dallas sometime tonight.bringing freezing weather late tomorrow or tomorrow night. .The cold wave was In the north- west portion of the United States and taking an eastward course that should bring it across the Pan- handle tonight sending the temper- ature down to freezing. The norther started in Canada with Prince. Albert reporting a tem- perature of 12 below zero. Portions of North and South Dakota also had sub-zero weather. Livestock warnings were issued in the extreme north portion of Tex- as. Rain and possibly snow was forecast for the northwest portion of East Texas and the southeast portion of West Texas tonight and Friday. Nobel Literature Prize Held Over STOCKHOLM, Nov. The Swedish academy announced today It had decided to reserve the nobel prize for literature conse- quently, this prize will Be held over fo- award next year or later. Thought Him Just Gran Fellow, ;Quisenberry Tells Newsman Rogers' wife and chlldre were touched and gratified, b mostly amazed, over the worli wide sensation Will's death pft duced. Bruce Qulsenberry, Mrs. Rogers nephew and Will's personal manag for many years, told the story as J tarried in Abilene today with G Sandefer, on old friend. He Is e route from New York to Rocheste Minn., where his father is HI, an left the Sunshine Special here. "All of us." said Qulsenberr "thought Will was an uncommon fine man. We loved and admlrec him. and. Mrs. Rogers and the chi dren thought he was about th greatest fellow on th reaction to his death surprised i all. We had never realized what following he had. Grateful For Memorial "Mrs. Rogers and the children ai deeply grateful to all who ore par ticipating In this proposed memoria to Will. Captain Frank Hawks has been keeping us posted as he file about the country, and it Is evl dent that a very large sum is goln to be raised. 'We have no suggestions to mak about how the money will be used but we are glad the committee has decided not to build any monumen or anything like that. "Will wouldn't like that. I don1 know what he would say about th idea of any memorial at all, but think he would laugh, duck nl head, pull his forelock, shuffle lii foot and say, 'Oh, He was so modest it was positively painful. The Taylor county campaign chairman. Max Bentley, gave Quis See ROGERS, Page 10, Col. 4 SHANGHAI NATIVES IN PANIC AS JAPANESE RAID RUMORED Thousands of Families Gather Belongings and Flee From Chapei District To Foreign Quarter SHANGHAI, Nov. ditlons of near panic prevailed to- day in Chspel, native quarter, as umors of an Impending Japanese attack raced through the district. Thousands of families gathered heir possessions and Joined In the xodus to the foreign-controlled rea which has been going on since he slaying of Hideo Nakayam, apanese marine, last Saturday. Tonight's Inrush of refugees rl- aled the number of the night of he slaying. The main roads of ntry to the international settle- ment and the French concessions were clogged with Jlnrlckashos, arts, vans and taxis, all loaded to verflowlng. Hotel-keepers and landlords who Mtly bemoaned, tLe depres- sion are doing ft land-office busi- ness. Efforts of the authorities to pla- cate the public fears are futile In the face of the rumors. that Japanese marines intend to occupy the Chinese city were sharply denied by Japanese author- ities, who conceded, however, the public nervousness constituted an explosive situation. Estimates as to the number of refugees in Chapel vary from 000 to Japanese bluejackets continue to patrol a Isrge erea in the Hong- kew section. The Japanese cruiser Kuma Is ex- pected to come In tomorrow bring Vlce-Admlrnl Hyahutake, com- mander or the Japanese fleet In waters, Parties Wi Leave for Mountain Country Today Abilene sportsmen will trek to th mountains of Vest Texas and th hill country of South Texas today and tomorrow to await the openlni of deer season Saturday. Open sea son for deer, (male with pronged horn) is Nov. 18 to Dec. and fo blackball deer west of .Peco river, Nov. 16 to Nov. 30. One of the first parties to leave Included Lee Slgnor, J. P. Bohan non, Mac Bacon, Sltton and foui men from Sweetwater. They lef Thursday morning for the McElroy ranch about 118 miles southwest o Toyah. Leaving Friday for a three or ;our day trip to the Steler ranch be- tween Frederlcksburg and Comforl will be the party of Dr. Wade Hed- rfck. Dr. Scott Hollls, R. P. St. John Frost, John Hardaway anc Bernard Hanks. W. R. Ely and his son. Walter Jr., will loin D. K. Martin of the state highway commission and Char- es R. Moore of Dallas, president of the Austin Bridge company, at the Kokemot ranch, between Fort Davis and Alpine. Another party going to the Davis mountains will Include Judge James C. Wilson of Fort Worth, who is here for the fall term of the federal district court. The party will leave Friday. Probably the largest group of mnters going from here will make headquarters at the C. M. Caldwell lace In the Davis mountains. This wrty includes Mayor C. L. John- See HUNTERS, Part 10, Col. 3 Soviet Protest Is Sent to Italy MOSCOW, Nov. zed sources stated today that the tallan government had promised n investigation and punishment f guilty persons in response to a Soviet protest against the alleged etentlon and beating of Soviet cit- izens in Italy. The protest, said the official ress, was delivered In Rome yes- by Ambassador Boris Stein Russia. The press accounts mentioned wo incidents, one of which was .Id to have taken place In Leghorn ov. 7 when three Soviet citizens ho refused to buy certain goods hown them In a store were alleged have been taken to a police sta- on and detained half an hour. Incoming and Retiring Postmasters O. A. Bale, left, Til] become pmlniaKer of Abilene MI January t neit, succeeding Lindsay C. Payton, pictured at right. Beth are pio- neer AMItne men and civic leaden. Conference Agreed Liquo Bill Is Ready For Adop tion Tax; Chances Ar About 50-50 AUSTIN, Nov. The house today disposed another major topic by adop ing a conference committee port on a bill removing office from a fee to a salary has' Only senate concurrence w needed to send the bill to th governor. Olhen Rang In Balance. The of other major legist tlon, including taxes for old i pensions and automobile drivers censing hung in the balance as th houses moved toward adjournme; at midnight. A conference written liquor con trol bill was completed for submi ston to both houses for adoptlo later in the day. It restricted whl hey sales to unbroken packages b licensed private dealers. Conferees on a drivers licensln bill were unable to agree and ask ed the houses to appoint a ne committed. majority wanted a 1 (tensing'bill without a Senator W. R. Poaga of Waco, nU thor of the bill, "while the sena wanted a license." Disagreement of the committe reduced prospects for a bill. Th house substituted for the senate 1 censing plan a method by whk the right to drive would be rienle by court after certain convictions traffic laws. Conferees on the lux hill to pc. Tension costs made slight progres, in closed meetings. One membe See LEGISLATURE, 13, Col. HUNT LIBRARY PLAN HAILED 'ledges of Money and Book Made By Methodists Special to The Reporter PLA1NVIEW, Nov. Ion of plans for creation of Hun memorial library at McMurry col ege went over with a bang at th Northwest Texas conference tht morning after presentation of th matter before the body by Jo lenry Wlschkamper, president i he senior class of the institution. Pledges of money and donation if books were made, total not ye scertained. Other speakers for the memoria .brary were Dr. O, P. Clark, Dr. C Q. Smith, Dr. J. W. Bergln, Dr. E I. Hawk. G. C. Boswell presentet Urs. R. H. Medley, class sponsor fo he senior class. At six this evening McMurry ex- tudents wi] banquet at the Hilton umeroiis speeches will feature lex Kendall will be master of cere- lonles. Speakers will be Dr. O. P ee METHODISTS, Page 13, Col. e FUNERAL FOR TEACHER PALESTINE, Nov. Fu- eral services will be held here to- orrow for Miss Annie Brlce Rob- son, former Instructor In the ilcsllre high school, wlio died sterday at San Sir; was nnected with the high school ifllsh department several years d was considered, an authority on literature. Abilene and vicinity ClolidJ, probably In. colder with freezing temperature to- thi; Friday, rain or anew, colder. Wait of 100th merlin Clrudy, In Rcutheaiif, rain turning (o In north, colder temperature. 24 to .10 In north portion tonight; Friday, rain In BoiJlheanl, enow In north portion, live- stock warnings In'north portion. Eaat of 100th meridian Cloudy, j.robnhly rain tonight and Friday except rain or enow In northwem portion Friday; colder lonlghl In northwest por- tion with freezing temperature; warmer near cut coajit tonlghl; coMer In weal and north portions Friday. p.m. a.m. Wed. Thlire. SNOW Dry thcrmomctrir Vet UiermomMer ..to Al M M M ,1.1 57 p.m. 7n.m. 17' 83% America's Blessing Sent To Philippines President RooseVelt Official ly Washes People Luck In New President Roosevelt today'B the official blessing of the United States W the new Philippine com- monweajlh and wished' the Filipino people good luck in the establish- ment of a democratic form of gov- ernment on their Pacific Islands. The president signer! and Issued a proclamation terminating the ex- isting government of the Philip- pines and establishing the common- wealth under constitutional form of government. Establishment of the common- wealth marks the beginning of the end of the United States dominance In the Philippines which started with the battle of Manila Bay dur- ing the Spanish-American war. Aft- er the commonwealth has been in existence Tor 10 years, the Islands are to be granted complete Inde- pendence. The commonwealth Is to be for- mally Inaugurated Friday at Manila. Dapper Manuel Quezon, wlio served his people for many years In ,he United States congress as resi- dent commissioner, will be the first president of the new government. Murphy, who was governor jeneral of the Islands during the See FILIPINOS, Page 10, Col. 4 J. P. Caldwell, 74, Dies In Coleman Special to The Reporter COLEMAN, Nov. P. Cald- well, 74, Coleman county surveyor or 29 years and the biggest honey jroducer In the county, died at his lome today. He was reared hi Hays ounty near San Marcos and was a officer hi that section for a lumber of years. His wife, two aughters and one son survive. CITY in IKES OFFICE Two Men Arre.sted In Big Spring Sentenced In Narcotic Cases Criminal cases were wound up Thursday' morning In the Abilene division, United States district court, with the sentencing of two men arrested in Big Spring on narcotic charges. District Attorney Clyde O. Eastus and Assistant Joe Jones left shortly after noon for Fort worth, and will go Saturday to Wichita Falls for the opening of criminal week In the court there Monday morning. Judge James c. Wilson suspend- ed for three years a two year sen- tence In Leavraworth, imposed on William Ware, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to Illegal possession of 105 pralns of morphine. Ware, from Dallas, was arrested In Big Spring and the narcotic was seized In a suitcase which he had asked his andlady to keep In a closet for ilm. The sentence of Ralph Walling, also arrested In Big Spring on a narcotic charge, was changed from 8 months to two years in Leaven- worth, suspended, on condition that the defendant serve the lime in a government hospital for narcotic addicts In Lexington, Kentucky. Vailing had earlier been sentenced Mondav afternoon, and the court n making the stipulation that he erve the time In the hospital stnt- d the government would pny his xpenses from Abilene to Leaven- See COURT. Page 10, Col. 3 Blanton, Makes Announ- cement at Lions Club Meet; Will Succeed L C. Payton At a mMtiBf of the lioni club, Thnnday, Oongreumu Thomu Ii. Blanton, the iptak. er, introduced 0. A. Hale, pio- neer Abilenun, as the city'i next postmaster, to take office Janrary 8, 1936. Mr. Hale will inoceed Und- lay 0. Payton, who has served more than 12 yean as postmas- ter here. Many Applicants. Blanton told the Lions club that he had had so many 'applications for the place and so many were among his best friends, that he found it Impossible to favor one over another. He met the problem by asking a group of disinterested cit- izens to make a choice from among: the applications. "This Is the man who was se- said Congressman Blantou. turning and addressing Mr. who was seated at his right at the speaker'! table, "and I think tber have made a "splendid selection." Hale, charter member of the chib, was given a routing ovation, and rMnonded by rlelnf and bow- ttnued 'national'defense. ______who Ik a-'JetinBUcahi haj known for some time that hi would have a .democratic succecsolS In January. He became acting master on August 23, 1933; was con- firmed December 19, 1923; was re- appointed in 1927 and again In for the term expiring January s. Thus he served slightly more than! 12 years. Mr. Hale, soon after, he takes over the postoffice, will move Into a new building. For a number of years, Mr. Payton devoted much of his time to efforts to secure a new post- office structure for Abilene and on plans that would most efficiently meet the requirements here. How- ever, when he retires next January the building will still be In the con- struction stage and he will not the chance to occupy It. SM POLICE TO BE House Reverses Self and Will Look Into Tip- Oft Charge AUSTIN, Nov. (UP) ipresentatlves today ordered a urvey" ot activities of the newly- reatcd public safety department nd a consideration of charges that flclals "have Impeded law enforce- ent In this state by giving ad- ance Information." Reverse Action The vote "vas 69 to 57, which re- irscd the house action yesterday !n fusing to Investigate the dlsmta- 1 of Ranger Captain Tom Hlck- an, Fort Worth. The resolution killed yeslcrdny celvod 82 votes, with 74 against, ckman purportedly made the urge that a high state official See I'KOBE, U, CoL S Many Others Are Injured; Opposition to Trade Bans Blamed By Associated Press. The second day of anti-British rioting in Egypt, partly stimulated by strong opposition to sanctions against Italy, today raised the death toll to four, with 150 Injured. At the some time, Pope Plus was represented by Informed ecceleslas- t-lcal sourccri in Rome as seeking of economic sanctions against Italy. Gunfire from police, who faced a crowd of Egyptians opposing Great Britain's control, killed one of the natives as they marched en Cairo from Qlza. More than 7.00 members of the strong Wafdlst party, who led the 8n WAB, Pim JJ, COL I Funeral Is Held For Rotan Youth, Killed In Wreck HOTAN, Nov. al rites for Walter Walils, 18, whs was Instantly killed in an automo- bile accident Tuesday night, were held from the First Baptist church, Wednesday afternoon. Wallls had been to Rotan and wns starting to the home of his parents four miles west of here when a light car In which he was riding struck a mule on the road. The machine overturned and .was de- molished. The accident occurred about o'clock. Survivors Include his parents, Mr, and Mrs. J. T. Waills, and thrue sisters, Mrs. Elton Smith, MUs Laura Wallls and Miss Betty Wallls, all of Rotan. Burial was made here under th: direction of O. D. WeatbMsbee, undertaker. Pay Depositors Of Defunct Bank BEAUMONT. Nov. ton J. Davis, supervising examiner of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and a corps of assist- ants started Wednesday to pay de- positors of the defunct First State Bank of Buna. It was the first bank in Texas where depositors will profit under the federal Insurance plan which Insures al! deposits up to The Buna bank foiled Oct. 35. Jury Discharged In Forgery Case Here Alter deliberating 24 hours with- out, reaching a verdict, a Jury In case of H. R. Klepper. Clyde man tried Tuesday for passing a forged Instrument, was discharged by Judge W. R. Chapman In dis- trict court at a. m. Thursday. A plea of guilty to a burglary charge wits entered before the court Wednesday afternoon by Vince Me- Claln, He was given two-year sentence, suspended, and released on his own recoynlaact on bond for ;