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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1935, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT Oil WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOB, WE SKETCH TOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL IV. Fufl Leased Wrn et AMOdated Prut mUted ttm (DP) ABILENE. TEXAS. MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1935-TEN PAGES (Evtnlntf Edition of The Abiw Egf 101 Way Is Cleared To Penalize Italy Tigers Turn Back Chicago 4-3 To Cop World Series Faces Trial Next lieutenant ol Hucy Loot to face a federal Income lax tilal Is Abe Shiuhan, president of the New Orleans levee board, whou case was scheduled to start to- day. Government prosecutors an Amos W. W. Woodcock, for- mer prohibition director, and Dan Moody, former governor of Texas. State Representative Joe Fisher of Louisiana victed last spring on similar Winning Run 12 KILLED AS AIRLINER CRASHES By Cochrane Chicago ,.......001 Detroit........ 100 020 101 R H 12 12 Woodcock Moody E 0 1 NAVIN FIELD, DETBO1T, Oct; Tistrs won, their first world baseball championship today, beatinc the Chicago Cubs, 4 to 3, In the decUins sixth same, a staftlng duel with the lead chanflnr half a dozen tunes before a bowline, thrill-soaked crowd at 4M20. The TUera won the serto by four games to two as the veteran Goose Goslln drove home Mfckey Cochrane with the decidlnr ran In the ninth Inninf. Each team lot 12 hits. The Tigers struck swiftly, Coc rane scoring in -the first. He sir gled, was advanced by Gehrtnge hit and scored on a double by Po The Cubs knotted the count the third, Jurges scoring. He hi singled, and hits by Qalan an Herman sent him home. Detro fought back in the fourth with an Portrait Unveiling at Aus tin Scheduled This Afternoon ArjSTIN, Oct. hon- ored one of Its most distinguished sons today, Jesse Jones of Houston, llrman of the reconstruction fl- _ corporation. For his services to the state and national government, the legisla- ture joined with thousands of friends in according the tall, white- haired Texan every token of esteem. The occasion was the unveiling of a portrait of Jones before a Joint session of the legislative house. Sen- ator Albln W. Barkeley of Kentucky was named to deliver the principal address. Arriving last night from Wash- ington, Jones brought the message that business throughout the coun- try was good and getting better and "the people are enjoying it" He also predicted that President Roosevelt and Vice-Presldent John N. Gamer would be re-nominated and re-electeri. Jones has been known as one of the president's See JONES, Page 10, Col. 2 Dock Hands Vote On New Contract OALVESTOM, Oct, members of the International Long- shoremen's association were ready today to vote on I.erms offered by Texas steamship men for a new tract. 'Unless they vote to accept the proposal, they were expected to strike Friday for increased pay and recognition of New Orleans as well as Lake Crmrles, in the Texas contrect. Tho contract offered by steamship men Includes the sane wages and working conditions as We present one, but would have no connection with port, oqtelde other tally. Walker singled, and w sent around by Rogell, Owen an Bridges. Herman's homer In the fifth wil French on, put ther Cubs in th lead In the sixth. French had aln gled.and after getting three and one-strike, Herman blasted'th ball Into the left field bleachers. Cbchrane's men were right bac id knot 'the count ip. their half o the sixth. Rogell hie. for two base arid scored on a single by Owen who was getting his''flrst Jilt of th series. Chicago made a threat in th ninth, when Hack: tripled. Jurg and: French banned, However, an Cabin filed out'to kpl the 'scorin IT INNING out, Rogell tobwer Rerpan bounced -out; 'Bridges Owen, fcefh 'lifted a high'foul Owen. No runs.'no hits, no errors TlGEHfi Clifton bounced ou to Cavarretta. Cochrane liii ed a hit for a single. Geh ringer singled to the infield, Coch rane stopping at second. Goslln popped to Jurges. Fox doubled down the third base line, scoring Coch- rane and sending Gehrlnger third. Walker walked. BogeU roll ed to-Frericn and Gehringer was forced at the plate. One run, thre hits; no errors. SECOND INNING faUned. Demare lifted a high fly to Fox. Cavanett hit to right field and the ball wa misplayed by Fox who was charge with an error as the Cub youngste racsd to second. Hack out. Geh ringer to Owen. No runs, one hi one error. fanned, swinging Bridges bounced to Herman, wh threw him out at first. Clifton fan ned, swinging. No runs, no hits, n errors. THIRD INNING singled to centei French fanned, swinging. Qalan grounder got past Gehrlnger for scratch hit, Jurges taking third Herman hit to right scoring Jurges Galan was called out at third on Fox's fine throw to Clifton. Klein lined to Fox. One run, three hits no errors. grounded tc Cavarretta and was tossed out to French. Gehrlnger doubled 'to lef field. Goflln grounded to French and Gehrlnger was trapped between second and third. Goslln trying to go to second turned back when the Goose was tagged at first. Fox lift- ed to Galan. No runs, one hit, no errors. FOURTH INNING singled through the box. Demaree fanned on a call- ed strike, Cavarretta filed to Rog- ell. Hack- out, Gehrlnger to first No runs, one hit no errors TIGERS-Walker singled to right Rogell got a base hit to left Owen bunted and RogeU was forced at second, Owen reached first and Walker third. Bridge forced Owen at second but beat the relay to first as Walker scored. Clifton forced Bridges at second. One run, hits, no errors. FIFTH INNING CTJBS-Jurges fjied to Pox. French singled past Gehringer. Galan fan- ned on a called strike, Herman smacked a home run Into the left field bleachers scoring French ahead of him. Klein 'past Gehrin- ger. Hartaett lifted a fly to Goslln Two runs, three lilts, no errors TIQERS-Cochrane fanned on a called strike, Gehringer out, .Her- man to Cavarretta. Goslln popped to Hartnett. No runs, no hits, no errors. SIXTH INNING out, Rogell to Owen. Oavarretta grounded out, Gehrlnger to Owen. Hack wallop- ed a double against the f coreboards. Jurgei bounoed'to Clifton -and flack was tagged at third. Again the Cubs protested Umpire Morlarty's decision. No runs, one hit, no er- rors. filed to Galan. Walker lifted to Jurges. Rogell got a two-bagger in left. Owen singled to left for his first hit of the series, scoring Rogell. Bridges fanned, swinging. One run, two hits, no er- rors. SEVENTH INNING French fanned, swinging. Oalan out to Owen, unassisted. Her- man singled to left. Klein ground- ed out to Owen No runs, one hit, no errors. Clifton out, Jurges to Cavarretta. Cochrane dropped a single In short center. Gehrlnger filed to Cavarretta. Goslln ground- ed out, Herman to first. .No runs, one hit, no errors. EIGHTH INNING cracked a single to left. Demaree hit into a double play, Gehrlnger to Rogell to Owen. Oavarietta fanned, swinging. No runs' 'one ..hit, ho TKSEHS-Ejpx Vitfigled between first' and second. -Walker bunted and was' tossed out, 'Hartnett to Cavarretta. Fox took second. Ro- gell fanned, swinging.- Owen was intentionally' passed. Bridges fan- ned on a called strike. No-runs, one hit, no .errors. NINTH -INNING tripled to deep cen- ter. Jurges' fanned, swinging. French Bridges to Owen, Hack wldlng .third; Galan filed to Gos- lln. No runs, one hit, no errors. swing- ing. Cochrane sieved to Herman. Gehrlnger out to Cavaretta, unas- sisted, as Cochrane took second. Goslln singled to left and Cochrane came home with the winning run. One run, two hits, no errors. Group Disagrees On Distributing Centennial Fund AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7. Centennial Historical Advisory board disagreed sharply today recommendations for expenditure of state funds for commemoration of Texas history. A majority report by L. W. Kemp, chairman, and the Rev.' Paul J. foil and a minority report by J. 'rank Doble were submitted to the Centennial Commission of control. The reports recommended alloca- lon of In state funds and 200000 appropriated by congress for he historical celebration next year. They were not acted upon Imme- llately by the Commission of Con- rol, of which Lieut. Oov. Walter p. foodal of Houston Is chairman. 'he commission of control was in esslon. Labor Studies A Program to Replace NRA ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Oct. American Feden- Uon of Labor's executive coundl pot It Dp to the 55th annual con- vention today la propose a nuc- eeiBar to tbe NBA. The council, rather than en- dorsing a suggested constitution- al amendment (o- replace the NRA, advised exhaustive studies of recovery legislation before recommending a future course. "That some control must be exercised over our former system of Laissez-Faire cannot be de- reported the executive tody u the convention opened. "The experiment (NRA) which has been concluded has helped to point the way to the goal which'.we must Fate; ofMaiiy New Dea Policies To Be Decid- ed This Term WASHINGTON, Oct. Meeting for the first time In its marble mansion, the su preme court assembled today for a new term expected to have vast ef- fect on the future of the nation. Decisions on a number of new deal of far-reach- ing anticipated be- fore the term is over. Already before the court are five cases challenging the validity of the AAA act, the Tennessee Valley au- thority legislation, the Bankhead cotton control act and sections ol the national recovery act providing for donation of money to aid in constructing municipal elec- tric plants and for condemnation of land for slum clearance projects. Other new deal statutes which appear destined for supreme court attention include the Guffey coal regulation law, the social security measure, the labor disputes act, the new railroad pension plan, the re- vised farm mortgage moratorium law and the utility holding company regulatory law. Approximately 600 cases are on the docket, 100 more than a year ago but about the average for the beginning of the term, which con- tinues until June. Complete absence of formality prevailed as the jurists convened In the first separate home the court has had since it began its work in 1789 in New York city. The glitter- ing new structure near the capltol See COURT, Pare 9, Col. 8 Victims Include Nine Pas- sengers And Crew Of Three CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct. 7. passengers and a crew of three, crushed to death early Soday as an Oakland, Calif.-to- dew York United Air Lines xansport plane crashed on a moll on the rolling plains a scant 15 miles west of here. The veteran pilot, H, A. Col- Islon) Colllson, apparently had started down from high altitudes in deal weather with his twin-motor- ed (Boeing) liner, preparatory to scheduled stop here, when he stru he top of one hill, lost his propell and plummeted against anoth hillside. No Fire The plane crashed into t wound about Mountair Standard time. It-was torn .wlsted but did not-catch fire. Aft i regular stop at Salt Lake Cl lust before 'midnight the cross country liner (tf. A. L..fcrlp No. had reported Ita. progreisjrby rad and asked ground wind informstl ust five minutes flying time of Cheyenne. The crumpled wreckage ound by searchers dispatched fro here near dawn just as anoth land of airmen took off from Sa Lake City to seek a Standard O ompany transport ship missing he Briny area of Great .Salt Lai with three persons aboard sini Sunday. Besides Co-Pllot George Bat and Stewardess Leona Mason, tentative list of those killed In th Isaster was announced by Unite Mr Lines as follows: The Dead C. H- Mathews, Jr., vice preside; f the TJnlon Trust company, ittsburgh. Pa. John R Gushing, Evanston, H resident of the Great Lakes Dredg nd Dock compsny of Chicago. C. H. "-thews, Jr., Pittsburgh. .1.. Cushlne of Los Angeles. Boy B. Bane, en route from Sa See AIR CRASH, Page 10, Col. 5 Six Die. Many Hurt In Blast CHICAGO. Oct. Six came from all sUlioiu ttat ter persons were known to be dead and rltory and Chief Charles Heaney, Big Acreage Deal In Anahuac Field HOUSTON, Oct. nnhuac oil acreafe deal Involvln undly a quarter a million dollar as announced today by officials o e Cotton Belt Oil and Gas com ny of Houston. Thomas O. Payne, president of the Jtton Belt company, said the Hum Oil and Refining company ught the east half of section mprislng 320 acres. The conjld- atlon was reported as an acre cash and an acre in oil if oduced. One Killed, Five Hurt In Collision WICHITA FALLS, Oct. Beaucham. 64, Wichita Palls Ightwatchman, was killed and five ther persons taken to hospitals ere Monday morning shortly before [o'clock when two automobiles col- ded on the Henrietta highway near tit city limits of Wichita Palls. The Injured: Miss Hazel Heck of enrletts; Miss Evelyn Jones, Wlch- ta Palls; and W. P. Hobmson, 'Ichlta Palls, who Were riding in a ir which collided ulth a negro xl. Two. negroes In the taxi were ven emergency treatment and re- ased from the hospital. OVER 3 MILLIONS PROVIDED FOR WPA PROJECTS !N TEXAS Many Jobs Listed For Counties In This Area; Final Selec- tion Left Up to State Administrator Fireman Killed Fighting Blaze PARIS, 1- (Pi Sam cCormlck, assistant chief of the arls fire department, died a few urs after he was overcome by oke while fighting t fire. His dow and one child survive. fire was at the wagon yard lldlng and caused an estimated WO damage to the structure and WASHINGTON, Oct. 7. (ffj-n-d- eral funds amounting to had been allotted today with the approval of president Roosevelt to the Works Progress administration for its Texas program. Projects meeting the President's requirements as to man-year cost, adaptibllity to the relief load iirob- em in the localities, time of start- tag and period for completion were announced at the same time. H. P. Drought, the Texan Works Progress administrator, will select from the list thow to which the money will be applied. Tne approved projects included: community garden programs in Brown, Chlldress, Denton 'I He Witt. wo.OOO; Dickens, varro, Nolan. Nueces, Hunt, un, M.WO; Lamar, J22.- 600, OM, McLen. SI5.000; Runnels, (11.000; Stephens, Wichita and Wllbarger, Baylor-Seymour, construct sewer, Chlldress, Repair school buildings, Eastland Cisco, repair school buildings, Eastland, park Improvements, improve street, and Improve park, Ranger, remodel school dor- mitory building, and complete auditorium at school, (451. Hale Plalnview, improve street through city park, Wlchlta-Eleetra, repair Thomp- son-Ward and Northeast high school buildings, Iowa Park, construct second story on city hall and fire station, and Wichita Falls, Improve Scotland park, 850. Knox demolish ta M, cu. t injured In a mrinf explosion at the- Glldden Soya Products com- pany on Chlcat-o'i side today. Tae concern empteyt 230 persons tt was believed were trip- ped in the blailnt bulldlnr, thoorh no accurate check WM Im- mediately possible. The explosion occurred shortly before the noon hour so It tras pos- sible that a majority of the employ- es were out of the building at lunch. The plant Is located at 1856 North eClalre avenue, approximately seven miles west and two miles north of ehfcafn's loop. All avallakle fire equip- ment was rushed scene and the neighborhood surroiuidlnf the plant became a bedlam scrswa- ini sirens. Six fire department were dispatched from nations; fire tlfhtlnf equipment commandlnc the sixth dlvWon, nulled (o take charge. Mayor Edward J. Kelly and City Health Conunlsrlorwr Hemmn N. Bundesen went Immediately to the cene. The structure houslnf the Nubian company Is a seven story brick building. It not known on what floor the explosion occurred. but most of We west nil of building was blown out. Ihe BEPDJTiS Report Adopted Declar- ing Rome Has Resorted To War; Sanctions May Be Imposed The Holland Paint and Varnish company Is on the other corner of the same block, occupying a sep- arate bulUlnr adMnlnt Uiat in which the explosion occurred. No one was Injured at the Hol- land company. Both concerns are sulnHluiea of (he Glldden company. The Danish-American reported one dead and twenty In- jured; St. Anne's hospital npwfad the receipt of 20 Injured. U.S. Adopts Firm Travelers Warned By Presi- dent Not To Use Ships Of War Natrons WASHINGTON, Oct." 7- The United States was fully em- barked today upon B precedent- shattering neutrality policy capped by a formal proclamation by Pres- ident Roosevelt admonishing Amer- ican travelers to keep off vessels of Italy and Ethiopia. As the men cf the coast guard and customs service took up today the task of preventing any shipments of American arms and munitions to the two embattled na- tions, diplomats In the world's cap- ital's were busy studying the presi- dent's triple move over the week- end. Besides proclaiming the embargo and the warning to travelers steps provided for In the recent neutrality legislation adopted by ongress the president went be ond the text of that legislation In rather move; He declared In a tatement that Americans who en- age in "transactions of any char- acter" with either ol the belllger- will "do so at their own risk." This marked a distinct-reversal of ollcy. In the past the United tales has argued for the right of eutral citizens and commerce to reedom of the seas" and pussonlate ontroversy about deaths and injur- Orders Committee Report So That Action May Be Taken Quickly AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7. Senate today c-rdered a report filed tomorrow on a liquor regulatory bill so It could begin debate without awaiting passage of a bill by the House. The Senate's notion to speed li- quor legislation was on motion of Senator Clint Small of Amartllo who asserted "It Is high time we bring this to the floor so we can settle at least one major Issue this session. Members of ttic stale affairs sub- committee, who had anreported af- ;cr more than two weeks, previously explained Ihey were awaiting House action before writing a bill. The HOUSD resumed debate on the iradbury substllute for the wet- bloc license system bill. It would estrlct sale of distilled liquors to unbroken packages and prohibit onsumpllon on'lhe premises. Hep. H. Emmetl Morse or Hous- GENEVA, Oct. Leagie of Nations' council to- day adopted a report deelarlnc Italy had "resorted to war IB disregard of Its The adoption of IhU report Immediately pntx Into effect Ar- ticle XVI, whkh provides application of unctions aralnst an aggressor meaning, In Ihla case, Italy. By ihe Associated Press. The council of the league of nations, through its committee of 13, declared today Mussolini wan the aggressor against Eth- iopia in violation of Italy'i pledge under the league coven- ant. The u Emper- or Haile Selassie massed thous- andi of tribal warriors in the north and south of Ethiopia for counter attacks against II Homan the way for the imposition of sanctions against the Kalians. To DbcuB -Sanctions The committee of 13, which is the full council exception of 'Italy, held to war oi; under covenant-ol-thit'Y' .Earlier, a'rlng pay cuts for dlslrict attor- ys serving more than one county as passed by the Texas house of today. Turing me regular session, mem- rs voted to limit salaries to r year, effective In I93C. The nc- n today would allow up to y for district serving wore than one county. Aljllpnc und cloudy to- nlplil and Tuesday, EllgMty warmer Weal of lOOlh meridian Partly- clourty tonight and Tueiday Eaal of 300tn meridian Partly cloudy tonlglll and Tuesday: illftlt- ly vvfirmer tn norln portion ard on east count. AUSTIN, Oct. Judge C. A. Wheeler today ordered Howard Plerson to trial Oct. 31 on Indictments charging him with the murder of his parents, the late As- sociate Justice William Plerson of the state supreme caurt and Mrs. Pierson. Judge Wheeler ordered a special venire of 200 subpoenaed for the two cases. It has not been deter- mined which would be tried first. Plerson, 20, slew his parents April 24 In the rough hill country several miles from Austin. He lured them to the spot on the pretext ol show- Ing them Indian relics he had dis- covered. Motive for the slaylngs was in controversy. The defense was expected to plead Insanity. Since incarceration Pier- son has been observed by numerous Icnlsts, including superintendents of state hospitals. Refuses to Bar New Light Plant BP.OWNWOOD, Oct. Dis- trict Judge E- J. Miller Saturday refused an application of the Tex- Power Ic Light company for a temporary injunction to restrain R. P. Mathews from constructing a new light plant here. Mathews obtained a franchise from the city tomeUme ago. A hearing on the application fur t permanent Injunction hu been ;