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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1935, Abilene, Texas Abilene "f "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LV. Ful Leased Wlrn of Associated Press United Pms (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER TWELVE PAfiES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning Nmvs) HUMBER 142 LindyRansomMoneyTurningUp? Fear 9 Persons Slain By Oklahoma Gunman RAIN IS GENERAL IN WEST TEXAS Mystery Tot A chain howDe he used In the gunflght yes- erday and a large quantity of am- munition.1 Peace officers who clustered about Comer's hospital room hoped he might regain consciousness to throw Lght on these disappearances: Ray Evans, attorney of Shawnee See COMER, Page II, Col. 6 Forest of Lava Cones Spring Up On Crater Slope HILO, Hawaii, Nov. A forest of lava cones from 200 to 500 feet high mushroomed along the slopes of Mauna Loa today, pushed skyward by the volcano's powerful subterranean forces. The cones are miniature volcanos, reproducing on a small scale the processes which created the Ha- waiian islands. As molten rock spouted from a lava geyser strikes the ground, It cools, gradually piling up a hill around the lava fountain. Eruption of the volcano, which began last Thursday, continued un- abated. Hllo remained out of dan- ger. Planes Scatter Mob In Mexico MEXICO CITY. Nov. airplanes inttercd lynching Mb near Jallico, by dropping on them Jiut Ibe7 were atout to Jerk UM rope m UM victim, tele- from then reported to- day to the newipBper Einhlor. The reported Tktim mi Mui- aeal Topete. elder brother of Governor Topele of UKO. The rope mi around hli neck ind along onr the tree, the dlipatchei aUtei. He fell i eonaclora u the Mb fled. The advlcci to the nempaper MM the mob wma eompoeed of Estimated Crop For Tay lor County Is Nearly Thirty Thousand Taylor county ginning! move above the mark Tuts day according to reports gather; by the Reporter-Newi th county's M gins. Estimated crop for county Is (between and the-glnn'lngs aggregating baleft show that most of the cro has been harvested. Total number of bales glnnec through last Wednesday was showing an increase of bales 'or the six days. dinning: with number of gins In each town shown In parenthesis: Abilene (5) Merkel CO) Trent (2) Blair (1) Ovalo (1) 620. Lawn (3) Tuscola (2) Caps (1) Bradshaw (2) Total Garland Man Killed In Crash DALLAS, George Oamey of Garland Mas killed today 'hen the automobile In which he ode was In a collision with a truck xcupled by 18 members of a Mis- souri family. The Mlssourtans' truck, driven by Jud Thurman of Neelyvllle, was en oute to Tairant county where mem- bers of the family planned to pick otton. None of the truck occu- ants was hurt. Carney, 35, was riding with TJep- ty Sheriff Bob Gray of Garland, rho suffered a crushed leg, broken Ibs and head and chest Injuries. SPY BXECUTED BERLIN, Nov. Albrecht pless, 29, of Berlin was exectued dawn today for betrayal of mlll- secrets. Details of his case ere withheld. SAYS HE HAS Bills Reported Appearin In Boston; Departmen Of Justice Denies An Knowledge NEW YORK. NOT. (AP chief investigator fo Bruno Richard Hauptmann d olared today that he had learn ed on "unimpeachable autho ity" that Lindbergh ranso bills have turned up recent in Boston and Worcester, Mas The department of Justice In Ne York said "We have no Inform tlon on the matter." "I have been the li vestlgator said, "that almost 7 In Lindbergh ransom money h been received by the Boston Fede al Reserve bank since Hauptmann arrest. It Is continuing to show u My authority Is unimpeachable, dp spite the denials of The Investigator, who requested that his name be withheld, said h had recently found In a house nea Ashby, Mass., a letter dated Marc 10, 1931, ten days after the Lint bergh baby wr; kidnaped, wnlc read. In part: "Why don't you return that poor little Lindbergh baby? You ha' had It long enough." BOSTON, Nov. believed Identical. wlth[ that of the. Lindbergh kidnap ladder, iifbc writing similar toltBe'nntMV hqtea, and bills Investigators hope may be part of the ransom hav Ken discovered In Massachusetts, the Boston Globe says In a cop; righted story. Asserting that Boston and Ashb; >Iass., were focal points.In a fres nqulry carried on by Investigator or counsel of Bruno Richard Haupmann, convicted -of the kid nap-murder of the Lindbergh chll( he Globe says tho wood was fount n Ashby, a little town five mile rom Htchburg. Details of the handwriting, the taper says, will not be disclosed un 11 a later date. The money. The Globe adds, now Is In the passes Ion of the Hauptmann attorneys t Is said to have been passed In loston. Informed of The Globe story, C ,loyd Fisher, chief of Hauptmann's ounsel, said In Flemlngton. N, J. c had no knowledge of the dlscov- ry of new evidence In Massachus- tts. "This Is an entirely new story to Fisher said. The only possible basis for a tory, he continued, "Is that we are orking on new evidence.'-' He said he had not been In. Mass ADDIS ABABA, Yas- su, one time emperor of Etnlopla- and mystery man of modern royalty, la dead, it was announced today. For many years since his depoat- lon In HIS he had Jived la chains, Imprisoned In castles with of servants, with the finest foods and always chained by one wrist to u guard. It had been reported that hla tt'ards would pay with their llm If hejVvtr TtyitjK ed, as a definite, dangerous threat to" Emperor Halle Selassie. LIJ Yassu, 39, died Monday, It was anhounced, at': Gara Muleta near Harar, after an Illness of threa rears. This Illness, It was announc- d, was due to his vices, and It was added that efforts of foreign phy- Iclans were unavailing. He died of aralysls, It was said. With him died a mystery. Qara Muleta where he died IB a mountain ortress and regarded as Impreg- able. There he spent his lost years olated from all the world. With him died also any Italian ope that he, as a cllamant for the hrone, might be put back Into pow- r, an Italian puppet, If Emperor Talle Selassie ever suffered a defeat erloiu enough to bring a revolt igalnst him. It had been a matter of specula- on ever since the outbreak of hoj- Ultles whether LIJ Yassu might vet be Useful to the Invaders, who ave sought to capitalize R4s Oug- who deserted to the Ethploplans Aduwa. coast. Coast guard cutters Itasca and Hermes were sent to the whaler's reported position. COUNTER SUIT BY NEW DEAL Seek To Compel Observance Of Utilities Act NEW YORK, Nov. The new rlml countered legal moves by public utility holding companies to- day by filing suit In an effort to compel the giant Electric Bond and Share Co, and five subsidiaries to register under the holding company act of 1935. The government'! action follow- ed filing of a aeries of suits by util- ity companies seeking to have the public utility holding company act declared unconstitutional and to re- strain the government from enforc- ing It. By bringing suit In Ifa own name, Sw SUIT, 11, WASHINGTON, Nov. The government considered reced- ing from ILs aggressive anti-war trade stand today and permitted American oil tankers on which It holds mortgages to carry cargoes to Italy that will be used to keep her war machine and Industries going Policy Shaken As a result of the league's powers' decision to postpone their threat- ened embargo of oil and other war materials to Italy, the government and Its "crack down" policy against war-traders has been left far out on a limn, with nothing to support It except the government's dislike of all trade in war materials. This wns revealed today In an au- thoritative quarter In connection with the government's relations with the Tanker Ulysses, owned by the American Tankers Corporation of New York. This vessel, under charter to carry barrels of oil from a gulf port to Italy, was American ship on which the government exerted financial pres- ure to ccnipel the operator to com- rJly with the administration's neu- trality policy. About ten days ago governmen officials notified the American Tankers Corporation that the pros pectlve voyage of the Ulysses wouli "conflict" with their program, and frowned on the use of the vessel to carry oil to Italy. The line was re- minded that the government held a mortgage on the boat. Tlie line virtually agreed to can- cel the Ulysses charter and the ship never left Now York. The oil company was left with no Immedi- ate menns of transporting the oil which It hud contracted to sell to Italy. Subsequently the shipping board drafted letters to all operators of ships on which the U. 8. govern- ment holds mortgages, calling at- tention to the neutrality policy and virtually warning tbem against use of the ships In any manner which would violate this policy. The whole policy, officials admit- was to reassure Great Britain and ottwsr league powers thnt the See SANCTIONS, II, Col 7 hlna Clipper Is Ready To Take Off For Guam WAKE ISLAND, Nov. le crew of the China clipper rest- here today while the huge Jly- g boat was serviced for the next the last hop of its urney to establish trans-PacllIc all service. Carrying pounds of mall de-' ned for Manila, the Pan-Amerl-: n Airways liner will resume its. ght tomorrow at dawn, hopping r Guam, miles to the west.; Capt. E. O. Mustek, veteran ocean, lator, brought the 25-ton ship to the lagoon landing of this Topical way station yesterday after' a night of eight hours and 28 min- utes from Midway Island. Weal Abilene and cloudy and ooier tonight and Wednesday. Weal of 100th. meridian Fair and colder tonight; Wednesday fair colder In portion. Eaal of lOIMJi meridian Ftaln In cut, partly cloudy In veal, cooler n weat and central portions tonight1 Wed- neiday partly cloudy cooler. Rainfall for 21 hoian tndlnr 7 Wednesday, .31 Inch, Total ilnce firat of the year, la 7 m "Vedneiday, 27.BB Inches. Total amount for name period last year, I3.M tnctita. y Normal amount for aame period. 33.85 ncnea. Hon. p.m. a.m. S8 80 ry IhermoTneter ITet tlallve humidity ;