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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1935, Abilene, Texas '.-3." ,-v "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR SKETCH YOUR WOfcJ) EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LV. FUR Leased Wires of Associated Press United Pms (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abfem Hew) NUMBER Ut) Court Grants Process Tax Writ Italian Warning Delays league Oil Embargo AUTONOMY PROCLAIMED Japanese Troops Held In Readiness In Event of Resistance T0NGCHOW, HOREH PBO. VINOE, NOT. autono- mous government was inaugu rated today for a wide area oi North China, embracing twenty five counties in Horjeh province. Announcement Yin Ju-Keng. administrative com- missioner of the demilitarized zone, who proclaimed political Independ- ence, from the centra] Chinese gov- ernment for this region, announced: "I stand for the rescue of China and close harmony with The newly-proclaimed self-gov- ernment area Included roughly about square terri- tory south of the great wall to within a few mJes of Pelplng and Tientsin, and also taking In sev- eral counties of southeastern Cha- har province. Chinese estimates placed the pop- ulation of the autonomous area at about five million. A belief spread widely that the establishment of an autonomous re- gime In the demilitarized zone was a of: almllar. action by Gen. Sung Cheh-Yuan, overlord of Hopeh and Chahar provinces. The response of other North leaders to the separatist movement was uncertain, however, See SINO-JAPS, Page 9, Col. S FRENCH GOLD CRISISGRAVE Desperate Effort Made To Stop Withdrawals President Gets Christmas Seals Jane Manh, drcued In the costume representative of thit year's ChrMmu ml, ahown at the White Home u she presented President Roosevelt with bli Chrtotmu seals. The teals are told by the National Tobereuloils annotation. (Associated Frets Battle For Control Of Pernambuco; State of Seige Exists RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. Getulllo Vargas asked the Brazilian congress to declare a two months' "state of siege" throughout the nation today as al- eged communists battled for power In northeast Brazil. (Copyright. 19flB. by Unltfd Press) PARIS, Nov. Bank I J510 DE JANEIRO, Nov. 25------- ,i_ _i__ 'communist revolutionists were re- ported In control of the city of Natal of France raised Its rates on dls counts and loans again today in a desperate effort to halt the with- drawals of gold which are threaten- ing the franc with devaluation. Within one month gold valued at approximately been drained from the bank vaults. While the franc is still technically sound because of the heavy cover age of bank notes. Premier Laval1 cabinet is threatened with an over- throw, leading financial quarters to warn that a panic may arise I the drain on the gold reserves 1 continued. Financial In the north today, and loyal troops and rebels were fighting for control of Pcrnambuco Luis Carlos Prestes, communist leader for all of South America, was i Selected In Elimination Held By Supporters Of Blanton Special to The Reporter MERKEL, Nov. Dur- ham will be next postmaster at Merkel, result of a caucus and elec- tion by supporters of Congressman Thos. A. Blanton, held at 10 o'clock this morning. Blanton presided. Those participating in the ballot signed the'following pledge of cards distributed by the congressman: "Admitting that only his support- ers who caused his election are en- iltled to help him choose his nom- inee for postmaster, in casting this vote for my candidate named on the reverse sWe of this card I truth- TELPHNCE Diplomatic Victory Fo Rome When Sanctions Committee Postpones Meeting Indefinitely By the Associated Press. Premier Mussolini scored diplomatic victory in his cant- mign against sanctions today is blackshirt troops stood pois ed in East Africa for renewed thrusts the domain of Em >eror Haile Selassie. For the present at least, Italy will' escape the imposition oi an oil embargo by the league of -nations. France Warned Duce was reported earlier to haveiwarned France that a ban on oil shipments as an Impediment to the prosecution of his campaign o occupation In Ethiopia "would mean war." Today he had the satisfaction o seeing his blunt warning, coupled with other .considerations, bear fruit At Geneva the league announced Friday's session of the sanctions committee "of 18, called to consider the proposed embargo, will be post- poned to anv.mdetermlned date. Great Britain and France, believed to be leading the rebellion. I state on my honor that In It was reported that the movement 19" I voted for Thomas L. Blanton for authorities estimated francs worth of gold has been withdrawn since Nov. The bank's discount rate wa raised to 6 per cent from 5 per cent 'It was the third such boost In the jast ten days. The interest rate on treasury bonds also was raised to 6 per cenl from 5, effective tomorrow, In an effort to maintain the treasury's credit. Formerly the trcausry bone rate was 3 per cent. Arrest Pair On Liquor Charges An Abilene man, 44, and a wo- man, 26, were In the city Jail today awaiting charges of sale and posses- sion of untax paid whiskey. They were arrested Sunday morning a house In north Abilene and prob- ably be arraigned before Mrs. Ida M. James, U. S. commissioner, this afternoon. Six gallons of whiskey were found in the house at the time of the ar< rest. W. B. Poston of the Abilene police department took the pair In custody. Head oi Nocona Chamber Dead NOCONA, Nov. 25 B. D. (Bob) Stuart, 38, vice-president of Nocona chamber of commerce, died at Fort Worth Just night after a five-day pneumonia siege, will be burled here tomorrow. He had served a.i the chamber of com- merce executive but two weeks, fol- lowing In denth John R. Miller, also recently elected body. president nf the providing for outbreaks. not only in Brazil but In Argentina, Chile and Paoraguay. Federal regulars, army and navy airplanes and the cruisers Bahia and Rio Grande were speeding north to engage the rebels. Gen. Manuel Rabelo was named In supreme command with orders to suppress the revolution. All army, navy and police units in the country were put on emergency duty. It was Indicated that the rebels had control of the state of Hlo Grande de Norte, of which Natal is the chief city, and that they Durham was selected through I elimination, final ballot giving him 130 votes to 62 for Castle Kills and 12 lor Dent Gibson. He will suc-Eee DURHAM. Page 9. Col. 4 Crop Loan Funds Available WASHINGTON. Nov. Reconstruction finance corporation today made available to the commodity credit corporation to enable the latter to make the 45 cents a bushel loan on the 1935 com crop. Ste REVOLT, Page 3. Col. ABILENIANSSLOWINUING RESERVATIONS FOR Senator Morris Sheppard Will Be Honored Guest at Dinner Here Wednesday Only 70 Abllenions have made their reservations for a banquet to x given Senator Morris Sheppard here Wednesday evening, this week, Mayor C. L. Johnson said Monday. The mayor Is taking with the cash, 75 cents per for the committee of 15 In charge of the senator's visit. "We have 176 plates Johnson said, "but more than one mndred of these are out-of-town reservations. We must give the- Hll-on hotel a definite commitment Tuesday and would like to have all reservations In today, The Hilton ballroom seats 325 persons, so there will be plenty of room. We hope to ;lve Senator Sheppard a capacity .umout." Venison will be served, from several fat bucks killed In the Davis mountains. The meat has been In cold storage for a week. Senator Sheppard will arrive at Wednesday afternoon for the dinner starting at At he will deliver an address at the high school auditorium, to the public, with no seats reserved. The talk will be non-rolltlcal, hut will be a discussion of national prob-ems. During the senator's stay here he will be guest of an old friend, Congressman Thos. L. Blanton. "We hope we .will have large both at the banquet and for the address at tht high Blanton said Monday. "Senator Sheppard has always been such a loyal and dependable friend of Abilene that we should leave no stone unturned in giving him a royal welcome. For the baiiquet the Hilton is making a very reasonable charge, only 76 cents. As It is neees-rary for Mayor Johnson to file the complete list of reservations with BANQUET, Pafe 9, Col. 1 ROME, Nor. luljr Is rar- prised hart at what wu Inter- preted ftere mg the American covernment'a delennlnatlon to oat-do evec Ihe BBnellonlJt nation! In tne em- bftrro of oil. How the Blilel could become "ui accessory to this British policy" was Inconceivable, one official eoorce said. Authoritative sources renerally H- tireeied doubt thai the United Stales would r.ehullr Impose Ihe oil embargo. They nevertheless betrayed nneaslnens over the plees of Secreary of Slate Cordell Hull and Secretary ol Interior Harold L, Ickei for "voluntary" era- barroes. vated not only by Mussolini's adamant stand but also by doubl over the ability of the United States government to halt oil ship- ments, decided to seek a delay In imposing the proposed embargo, authoritative reports said. Considered, too, was a critical in- ternal situation In France whlcn Sec WAR, Taire 9, Col. C Land Case to Be Tried Wednesday Special to The Reporter BALLINGER, Nov. of Coleman county Involving recovery of taxes and prohibition of. collec- tion of further revenue on a dis- puted strip of land claimed by bsth Talpa, Coleman county, and Crews, Runnels county, will be heard Wed- nesday in 119th district court be- fore Judge O. L. Panish. The ccse was docketed for tlie opening day of the fall term ol court and was then postponed until today. The suit was later moved up to Wednesday. Coleman county group claims the Runnels county board of educa- tion had no authority to separate acre.? of land from an old Runnels county common school dis- trict for Crews which was voted in- to the. Talpa district. It further seeks to recover In taxes that has been collected from Crews by the Runnels county tax collector, W. A. Forgey. Business Opposes Administration's Present Policies WASHINGTON. Nov. Overwhelming opposition to govern- ment competition with' private en- terprise and to government spend- ing without relation to revenue was recorded today In a poll of the Chamber of Commerce of the Unit- ed states. The chamber made public results of the poll on these and other ques- tions which It submitted recently to the membership. The questions and the vote on each: "Should there be extension of federal jurisdiction Into matters ol state and local Yes, 45. No 2. "Should the federal government at the present' time exercise federal spending power without relation to Yes, 23. No 3. "Should there be government competition with private enterprise regulatory or other Yes, 58. No 4. "Should all grants of authority by congress to the executive depart- ment of the federal government be within clearly defined Yes No, 68. Officials said 73 member organ- izations declined to object- ing to the form of the referendum and the remainder for other rea- sons. Three member organizations re- signed on the ground the questions were unfair. Officials said two of then had hot paid dues and there- fore could not vote. About business men belong to the member o rganlzatlons throughout the country. The announced vote by regions on each of the four questions: Northeast, 83.9 per cent of voting strength cast; first question, 525 to 5: seconds, 528 to 2; third, 527 to 1; fourth. 11 to 520. Southeast, 43.9 per cent of voting strength cast: First question, 187 to See 1TSCC POLL, Page 8, Col. 8 Concert Climaxes Rogers Campaign Cowtwy ,Band Program Is Memorial to Will; Brings Fund to Will Rogers looked on and grin- was his picture, hanging above the stage as the Cowboy band of Hardln-Slmmons university jlayed a one-hour memorial concert afternoon, climax of the campaign In Taylor county to raise funds for a Rogers memorial. The university auditorium seats about persons, and It was filled. The huge throng saw and heard a program which was planned Just as logers would have wanted It him- yet Impressive. Judge James P. Stlnson acted as master of ceremonies. Stlnson explained the purpose of the drive, announcing ,hat the fund will be used for the aid of crippled and underprlvlllged a living memorial to America's beloved humorist. The lallonal commission made the announcement Saturday nlnht about the use of the fund being aised. The Cowboy band, under the di- ectlon of Marion B. McClure, open- d the musical portion of the pro- gram with "Entry of the lagers favorite entry march for rodeo performances. Other, band umbers during the program were Ste ROGERS, Pagr. 9, Col. 4 Enter Parade Prize Contest Kiddles, It's time to enter your name If you are going to compete for cash prizes In contests In the Santa Claus parade here on the afternoon of Friday, December 6. Cash first and sec- ond have been posted by the of commerce In four con- tests open to boys and girls In the Santa Claus parade. The only re- quirement Is that you send or tele- phone your name to the chamber of commerce. The four contests are: Pet: Children may enter any kind of cat, goat, horse, mon- key, rat, anything that Is classed as a pet. Awards will be made for the most original. Clown: Prizes go to the children appearing In the narade In the most original costume, or giving the best clown stunts. Movie star: Prizes to the children giving the best Impersonations of a well known movie sctor or actress. Bicycles: The best decorated bl- PARADE, Page 9, Col. 4 FOR NEW DEAL Action Applies Only T Rice Milling Levy Bu Other Groups To De mand Relief WASHINGTON, Nov. The U. S. supreme court dealt a severe blow to the new deal farm and fiscal program today by granting the plea o Louisiana rice millers for injunction againit proceirin taxei under the AAA ament menu. The court's action applied on! to the rice processing taxes but was expected to result In quick leg action by oLhsr processors to ha collection ol virtually all process Ing levies. With processing lax revenues ready dwindled to a trickle b hampering legal actions, the court ruling gave the treasury the serious problem of finding new funds with which to finance the huge AAf benefit payments. Fear of eventual adverse Buprem coure action on the final questlo of the constitutionality of the whol AAA program were Intensified. While the temporary Injunctlo granted by the court applied :pe clflcaDy only to the one-cent pound rice processing tax paid b the eight Louisiana millers wh brought the action, It was expecl ed to result In almost universal plication ot to MM cour .for .similar tell case today wiirreftain' Iri'foTce iin til the supreme court acts on a re view petition which ralaes the ques tlon of the right of taxpayers to six to restrain collection of a tax whlc they contend Is unconstitutional The court announced It would hea argument on this petition Dec. U, The government has contends that taxpayers must pay first an then sue In the courts for a refuni Such a procedure was provided In the AAA amendment but taxpayers contended that a pro vision against refund unless the ta had not been passed on made th guhrontce without value. Meanwhile, the state of Arlzoni resumed Its battle against the Boul der Dam project and the apportion See TAX RULING, Face 9, Col. 4 Kilpore Oil Man Is Shot to Death KILOORE, Nov. E Ferguson, 37, former peace officer was questioned today regarding the shooting of Harry Hunter, Kllgore oil man, who died yesterday from bullet wound- Ferguson was released on bond. He surrendered a few min- utes after the shooting, which oc- :urred yesterday In front of an oli :ompany office. School Boy Safety Patrols Are Inaugurated In Abilene O.HILDRETH PUT TO DEATH Big Spring Man Killed His Wife With Ice Pick Attorney's Home Is Dynamited HARLAN, Ky., Nov. front of the home of C. B. Splcer, prominent Harlan attorney, was wrecked by two dynamite blasts early today. Splcer, his wife and eight children who were sleeping In the house were uninjured. Splcer, who has practiced both civil and criminal low here for many years, said he had no Idea why any- one would dynamite his home or make an attempt on his life. MAN SHOT FROM HORSK SAN ANTONIO, Nov. Eusebio Valdez, 30-year-old truck farmer, was shot from hla horse here last night. His alayer escaped. No reason shootlnf, was learned for the HUNTSVILLE, IIOV. W. R. Hlldreth, who stabbed his wife 22 times with an Ice pick In a quarrel over her determination to attend a motion picture show, was electrocuted at the state peniten- tiary early today. The death sentence was executed despite a plea for gubernatorial clemency by nine of the 12 Jurors vlio assessed It. Oov. James V. A1J- -1 Ignored the Joint request. Hlldreth, 49, Blf? Spring automo- bile salesman, killed his wife Oct. 1, 1934. Ho submitted quietly to the penalty and made no statement. To the 10 children and mother of the Hlldreth family an evening at the movies was a rare treat. One of the sons got two posses and Mrs. Hlldreth planned to go with anoth- er child. Her husband objected ani a quarrel developed. Enraged, Hlldrct.li snatched an Ice pick and stabbed his wife until It broke, the tine remaining In. her body. School boy safety ed by more than cities In the United Inaugurated here today In two schools. During the week patrols are to be organiz- ed In at least four of the other six elementary schools. Cooperating In launching the pro- gram In Abilene are Murray W. Mosser. local representative of the American Automobile association, Supt. R. D. Green of the public schools, Inspector J. B. Draper of the state highway patrol, Police Chief W. R. (Ruck) Slbley and the principals of the various schools. Patrols are organized lor two spe- cific purposes. The major one Is that of guiding school children In traffic; the minor one Is that of providing an orderly dismissal of children from school. 'The patrols are not to be charg- ed with the responsibility of direct- Ing said Mcsser, "as this position demands more responsi- bility and Jucgmcnt than usually can be found In children from 12 to 14 years of age. "Organizing patrols to safeguard the, rights ol ch'.ldren Is fair not only to them, but the motorist as well. To require the motorist to slow down while approaching pa- trols at designated points Is less In- convenient than to require them to slow down for scattered of children crossing ttrceto at various places." The patrol captain Is designated to stand In a circle painted In the middle of the street. When he sees a lull In traffic he will raise his hands as a warning to motorists and mo- tion to the senior patrolman to cort a group of children across the street. A Junior patrolman will be stationed at the euro to prevent others from crossing after the sen- ior patrolman has started across the ilreet. Pedestrian lanes have been point- ed at street crossings by Lamor school and at College Heights. La- mar, situated at North Eighth and Hickory streets, will be the only- school to have a double patrol. The See PATROLS Fife 9, Col. 4 Bauqh's Parents To Watch Game FORT WORTH, Nov. and Mrs. James V. Baugh of Sweet- water, parents of Texas Christian university's potential all-American quarterback "Slinging will see Saturday's game with Southern Methodist university. They'll occu- py a mid-field box u the guests ot Amon O. Carter. It will be the first big college gnme In which Mr. and Baugh lave seen their son play. Explorer LINCOLN ELL6WOBTH E Radio Silent Since Sun- day On Flight Over Antarctic NEW YORK, NOT. Lincoln EUsTorth, Arctic and his pUot, Herbert yon. have been missing since m. yesterday on a flight from Mid th Utthe Ross' sea, the New A dispatch from Ellsworth's bass! ship, the Wyntt Eagv said the strange silence of the plane's radio did not mean serious trouble, but called for Immediate establishment of depots If nothing was heard from them. Ellsworth and kenyon ook off Saturday In -their plane, ,he Pplar Star, for the light over the Antarctic continental mass. Periodic radio messages In- armed the base ship that all was veil until yesterday when iUswortu, aid "still clear, no wind." Then he radio went silent. The New York Times' dispatch, aid the failure of the radio was mysterious, since the plane carried Equipment to assure Its operation rom the ground In case of a forced andlng. Sleeping Negro Killed By Train Special to The Reporter COLORADO. Nov. ones, 22-year-old negro was found cad on the Texas Pacific tracks In E. t Colorado this lng Rt 7 o'clock. His head wai rushed. The negro apparently fell asleep n the tracks and was run over by le west bound passenger train that eft here an hour earlier. He Is the son of Gardner Jones Colorado. ind Two Bodies In Burned House JACKSON, Miss., Nov. The chnned bodies of two white men, Leslie B. pcnton, 40, and Phil Davis, 39, were found In the moklng embers of a small resl- ence off the Brandon pike In Flan- in county early today, and offl- ers suspected foul play. Wea tonight and Abilene and satiny Went of 100th rnsridlin warmer In wmlheast portion tonight; fad ay, cloudy, rain In east and north rtlone, cutler In Panhandle. East of 100th meridian in, warmer tonight except on wcsl coaft d In northwest port Ion; Tuesday, rain, itr In extreme cast portion. Tempi; raturel RAIN Dry tr.ermain.etri Wet (hcrmonifter Relatlvi humidity ...49% ;