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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1935, Abilene, TexasAbilene is atop without or with offence to friends or foes we sketch your world exactly As it Byron vol. La. Full leased wires of associated press w United press up Abilene Texas monday september 9, 1935--ten Papes evening edition of the Abilene morning news number Huey in action five characteristic closeups of senator Huey Long taken by candid cameraman Thomas d. Mcavoy All photos copyright 1935, Aba service inc Ladie be a and is it a. Government it looks More like the St. Vitus dance to we come to that plan of mine now they go re nuns for me but am i the cause of their no shot by political foe Given a Chance to live school enrolment a record cooler weather in Wake of continued rain in this area downpours sunday in Texas month s total Here 5.66 inches september s siege of cloudiness and rain continued into the ninth Day monday marking up the seas on s lowest temperature in Abilene so degrees at 7 a. And a total precipitation of 5.66 inches for the month to Date. Brief glimpses of the Sun Early sunday were followed late in the Day by a heavy Cloud from the West which brought 1.59 inches of. Rain Here in less than two hours. Merkel received two inches As the focal Point of the storm which was accompanied by heavy wind in that area and a Brilliant electrical Dis play. Water Over Highway. A similar rainstorm in the East land county area gave Easland two inches of rain and Cisco 13 inches. For several hours Early last night the Gan head Highway Between these two Points was closed As water 15 inches deep flowed Over the paving at a Small Creek but that route was Clear today. Additional rain South of Abilene sunday night left the highways be tween Winters and Ballinger and Abilene and Coleman still closed with traffic to Ballnger and san Angelo and Ballinger devouring by Way of Sweetwater and to Brown Wood and Coleman by Way of Cisco. Ballinger received 1-2 Inch sunday Winters 5-8 Inch and Coleman 3-4 Inch. The Abilene rain put Lake Kirby up nearly a foot within 24 inches of the spillway top but Lake Abi Lene at Buffalo Gap reported Only .47 Inch of rain and no Rise. The e. L. Dolieen Multi millionaire was figure in Teapot dome Oil Case los Angeles sept. 9-w rainfall Here since january 1 has i Edward l Doliny. Multi mall Lonalie amounted to 24.57 inches and is Midas of the Oil Industry is dead. Only .6 Inch below the twelve month j the 7g.year old ruler of an Oil see weather Page 10, col. 8 Only Relief in sight is to stare our wealth i thank you i acc youths a refilled West texans Are victims As truck overturns two civilian conservation corps enrollees members of a group enlisted in Abilene late in july were killed and 13 others injured Early sunday morning when a truck in which they were returning to Camp from a dance failed to negotiate a turn near Apache Grove ariz., and overturned. All Nineteen of the boys in the truck came from this Section most of them from Abi Lene. The dead James Goodman 18, White Flat Community Nolan county. Francisco Fabarez 19, Abilene. Live near Trent. Goodman was the son of or. Sad mrs. J. H. Goodman who live we. Of Trent just Over the no fan coun Soe mishap Page 10, col. Z final tribute is paid mrs. Hardin Burk Burnitte sept. Mrs. Mary c. Hardin was burled yesterday. The first Baptist Church was filled and hundreds of other persons stood outside in the rain throughout the services for the woman who with her husband had devoted a Large Oil Fortune to Texas philanthropic the past few years. Numerous notables from Texas and Oklahoma attended the services and there were thousands of Mes sages of condolence As Well As huge Lorril displays both at the Church and grave. At this Beverly Hills Tot House last night. A chronic invalid for Many months his death was the result of a complication of ailments accentuated by his advanced age. As a Man who left a Fortune in excess of and whose philanthropies rolled into the hundreds of thousands Doheny was one of the most picturesque figures in the history of Oil. Members of the immediate do Heny widow a Daugh Ter mrs. Leigh Batton and his five grandchildren were at the bedside when the came. Whie virtually in retirement do Heny was president of petrol Eum securities corporation his major holding at the time of his death. Won acquittal the Story of Doheny is studded with Peak accomplishments and not a few marked disappointments. He won Fame As the discoverer of vast see Doheny Page 10, col. 8 1579 pupils at Abilene High on opening Day increases reported by other units largest opening Day attend Ance in the history of Abilene High school was reported today from the office of l. E. Dudley principal. A total of in Pils had registered As compared with on the first school Day of 1934. Total of five of the City s eight elementary schools and the americanization and negro schools also reported gains in attendance while three elementary schools showed losses As compared with 1934 registration. Lor the entire pub. System at noon was a gain of 140 students Over the to Tal at the close of the first Day of classes last year. Principals in ail the Grade by tools however were expecting substantial enrolment increases during the week. Sharpest increase in students was reported by principal j. E. Price at the american Tealon school where the enrolment has More than doubled the 1934 figures. The negro school had Only three More pupils than in 1934 but school officials believed a number of children had not reported because of Adverse weather conditions. Other reports. An increase of 25 students was reported at alts Vista and smaller Ains were announced from offices at pair Park Travis Central and Valley View schools. College Heights Locust and Lamar schools were Short of their first Day attend Ance Marks of 1934. Opening Day enrolment As com pared with last year 1035 Abilene High Alta vis a 313 fair Park 226 1 wonder Why Huey mutters after shooting Baton Rouge la., sept 9 Huey p. Long gravely wounded by of Assassin had Only this remark As he was being carried to the Hospital last night i wonder Why he shot aides who assisted Long into an automobile said he made the Brief comment after entering the car and remained silent holding his hand against the Bullet Hole i his Side Enro Uta to the Hospi Tal. Ollege Heights Travis Locust Central Valley View Lamar americanization negro totals 471 429 184 701 183 257 121 254 1934 283 213 495 425 190 694 173 30 66 251 .4.71b Crew Safe aboard the Seth Parker Honolulu sept. The coast guard patrol boat Tiger re ported by wireless to her base Here Early today she had reached the disabled Schooner Seth Parker once the round the world Craft of Phil lord radio entertainer. The 15-Man Crew was reported tale. Federal Cotton estimate is Over Bales lower forecast As of september 1 set at 1 u89.000, still far above last year Over million Bales ginned Washington sept., Tion High farm officials apparently an Don Oak tit ten crop this were pleased with the indicated year was predicted today by tre de. Par Mont or agr Ca uric represent ing a reduce Len of Bales from the estimate a month ago. The department said the drop was due largely to insect damage and continued dry weather. Most of the reduction was predicted for Texas where the forecast was Bales less than a month ago. A de conc of Bales was shown Lor Oklahoma Only moderate changes were ind scaled for states. Declining to comment for Publica smaller crop. The Price dropped somewhat when the August 1 estimate exceeded most private reports by several Hundred thousand bal s. The Bankhead allotment for the nation this year is Bales. Producers must pay a ginning tax of six cents a Pound on All Cotton finned in exc Cha of the Bankhead crop production control allotments. The indicated crop this year is bal res More than the 1834 so Cotton 10, col. 8 guards of Long Quick with guns by Charles k. Frampton United Frei Corrm pan fun t Coisy Tiht 10sb, Baton sept. Standing in the door of governor o. K. Allen s office less than ten feet away i witnessed the attempt on senator Long s life last night and saw the Man who. Shot him riddled a moment later by More than a half dozen of senator Long s guards. Not More than five minutes earlier i had talked with Long on the floor of the House of representatives where he was watching legislators pass to second Reading the 3b and Manl Stratton a acted Bills that had been approved sunday morning by the House ways and Means com Mittee. Talked to Huey senator my office just informed me that the government investigators have reported that acc officials were guilty of criminal negligence in the deaths of the several Hundred world War veterans killed in the Florida i informed him. That does t Surprise sen Ator Long answered quickly. They see witness Page 10, col. 1 mrs. Duggan May be a candidate Austin sept. Possibility that mrs. Arthur p. Duggan would be n candidate to succeed her husband in the Texas Senate from the South Plains District developed today. Arthur p. Duggan jr., son of the late senator said the question prob ably would be discussed at a family conference soon. He said his Mother had expressed no views on her possible candidacy. Governor Allred has called a Spe Cial election for september "8 to fill the vacancy. Body guards speedily slay his assailant Louisiana dictator gains strength after blood transfusion state is in juror after pistol attack in corridor of the Capitol i Baton Rotrige la., sept. Although his physician Denisce to comment it was Learned reliably that senator Huey a. Long took i turn for the worse Early this afternoon. Baton Rouge la., sept. Huey p. Long1, seriously wounded by a political foe after a session of Tea special legislature called to further strengthen his dictator ship Over Louisiana was resting satisfactorily today in a Baton Rouge Hospital. The assailant 30-year-old or. C. A. Weiss jr., of Baton Rouge was shot to death bodyguards immediately after fire nor at the senator last Nischt. While attending physicians said no important information will be available for 72 senator Long was conceded a Hyde Pakk n. V., sept. Roosevelt in a formal statement today expressed deep regret Over the Casoos Nallon of sen. Huey p. Lone his severest congressional critic. I deeply or. Roosevelt said the attempt made upon the life of senator Tang of Louisiana. The spirit of Vio Taace is in at Horican and has Jio place 1 n a consideration of Public attain least i of All at 3 time when Calm and dispassionate approach o Fly i problems of the Day la so essential approach to the difficult Hance Ftp affair iut strength after a blood transfusion and operation. While the senator fought death the state capital was in a juror details of state police from other parts of the state or riled in the Early morning heart. Troops were mobilized new Orleans. Trucks were ready to transport them Here at a min Ute s notice. Heavily armed guards stood at the doors of the Louisiana House of representatives. Men with sawed off shot runs and rifles were in front of the governor s office where Long was wounded. Scores of other Plain Clothil men were at the statehouse Entrance and in the basement. Persons entering the building were searched for arms. The assault on the senator was As dramatic As Many of his own appearances before the Public and in he legislative Halls of Louisiana Washington. The legislature had just recessed or the night. The senator strode from the Assembly Nam acc Amman cd by his Ever present bodyguard and supreme court Justice John b. Fournel. Everybody be Here in the mom Long called to aides. Tom everybody to be son in Law of judge b. Abilene and Nyrl tuesday partly Cloudy and r. Wont of to shh merlot inn partly Cloudy cooler in Bonith portion to night tuesday partly Cloudy warmer in portion. East trans Kast of tools Meridian Cloudy in East portion Tursany partly Cloudy Al show Cra near coast warmer in Norih Ebl portion. Monday 1.50 inches. Total a Lect Toni of the year in 7 m. Outlay 24.57 . 10.3b Normal amount. 18.10 inched. Inc firm of the year Oudy dry vet relative humid ii 1. Navy of Opelousas a political opponent of been waiting around the corridors of the new skyscraper statehouse. Lie Diirr Ledly stepped up to the senator jul cd a pistol from inside his White in in jacket and pressed it against Long. But before he could press the rigger again Justice Fournel lurched at him deflecting the Bullet. The pistol then jammed the course of the Bullet which struck Long entered the a prior por Lon of the Abdomen piercing the body. The Bullet twice penetrated he Colon and caused considerable Haemorrhage. There was another immediate Roar of gunfire. Members of Long s body guard had shot Weiss through the heart. The doctor s body Lay on the two witnesses examined before Brief hearing is adjourned Baton Rouge la. Sept. Inquest Over the body of or. Carl a. Weiss jr., 30-year-old Baton Rouge Eye specialist slain last night after he attempted to Russas Sunale u. S. Senator Huey p. Long was recessed Unell 4 p. M. After a Brief session during which two witnesses were examined. The witnesses were c. E. Framp on United press correspondent and John d Armoncel jr., hotel Man. Frampton was an Eye witness to the shooting in which Long was wounded by one Bullet from or. Weiss before the latter was felled by Long s bodyguards. D Armond was in the office of gov. O. K. Allen when the shoot ing occurred in it corridor just of Sec Huey Long Page 10, co. 3 see inquest pase 10, col. 7 Baton Rouge shooting to have important effect on nation s political events Washington sept. The Bullet which ripped through senator Huey p. Long s body will affect the course of National politics j p11diic in a somewhat appealing next a car regardless of the outcome pose. In the opinion of most polite to share the wealth and the de feat of the Roosevelt administration. But if the senator survives his wound again he will be before the of the senator s fight for Hie. Without the amazing red head who swept to prominence As the the political machine by which he controlled and manipulated the Loul Slinns state government is almost certain to collapse. With it would vanish All likelihood that there will arise in the South and Southwest an effective Radical political Hegemony dedicated Cal observers the senator s prestige hurl been somewhat tarnished in re cent months first by the refusal of the state to offer support in his attempt to compel the Resigna Tion of postmaster general James a. Parley. Within the Senate developed it freshman democratic bloc of Antt Lonoff led by senator Sec politics pm pc col. I
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