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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1935, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIEiDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT LV. Fun Leased Wires of AMoelated Press Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1.1.1935-TWELVE PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abhne Morning Bsos) HUM Britain Strongly Backs Up League Long's Assassin... His Widow... Gun He Used At the left ta Cart A. Wefca, whoTwa widowed when lur hwtMUl ww tlata by bodjfnanU aMer to and killed Sen. Botj Or. Wetoa, wn-ln-Uw of om af poUUeal b item at the rteht. Below li a phote of the renter, with aw cartridge wi by Dr. Wetai ta Uw LwMana ahootlnj. Complaint Filed Against Couple After Snyder Child Disappears Special to the Reporter. SNYDER, Sept. Scurry coun- ty officers were in Spearman this morning to return Mr. and Mrs. J. W. (Wade) Green to Snyder to face charges of kidnaping and to bring Juanita Green, five-year-old daugh- tre of Green by a former marriage, back to the home of her grandfath- er. Sherlft S. H. Newman. Newman filed the complaint against the Greens after the little girl had disappeared from the home of Green's parents, where she hac been taken for dinner by her fath- er. The couple WES arrested in Spearman shortly before midnight Tuesday. According to Newman, Juanlta's mother, Mrs. Effie Green, i awarded custody of the child when the couple was divorced two yeais ago. Mrs. Green, who is working Albuquerque, N. M., left the child his parents. accompanied by his pres- ent wife, arrived at Synder y See CHILD, Page 11, CoL 6 Akard's Condition Reported Grave Clarence Akard of Abilene and Wealherford, who was Injured in an accident near Poteet ten days ago, was critically 111 early Wed- nesday afternoon, in a San Anton- io hospital. Pneumonia, J develop- ing Monday, had involved one lobe of the lungs last night, am} he had shown no improvement Wednesday. Mr. Akard's father. M. DiAkard: two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Bloom and Mrs. Prod Gorton, and a brother, A. A. Akard, all of Weatherford! are at the bedside. Akard's car, struck by a tit and run driver, overturned three1, times. One lung was punctured and he received other injuries. la Al !ajjtl Seek Pair After Man's Body Found TROY, Kas., Sept. Search for a man and woman be- lieved to nave lef, the body of a man in a ditch near here continued today as the body was Identified as L. Goodwin of Corpus ChrlsH, Telegraphic Barrage By WTCC Says for Texas Unfair The Abilene chamber of com- merce and directors here of the West Texas'chamber heartily swung into line Wednesday with the WTCC's telegraphic barrage against the 5600 per year-per man allot- ment imposed on Texas in the Works Progress program. The West Texas chamber, from its Stamford headquarters office, sent to local chambers and direc- tors the following wire: "Statewide telegraphic cam- paign now being staged request- ing president and senators to increase per man WFA allot- ment. This allotment In Texas is SBOO per year per man while nearly every other state In union bas larger allotment. In- creasing our allotment to parity with other states will serve la qualify our PWA and WPA pruj- which are now being turn- ed down In wholesale, lots. If you concur In above "msk your chamber of commerce and Indi- vidual business men lo wire Ihe president, senators and others, (signed) West Texas Chamber th, Deputy Sheriff J. M. Rob- ertson who announced the identifi- cation, said, was apparently due to natural causes. "A man's footprints were on one side of the body and a woman's op See PROTEST, Page 7, Col. British Cabinet Called In Session LONDON, members of Sept the British cabinet available In London were summoned by Prime Minister Stanley Bald- win today to an emergency meet- Ing at No. 10 Downing street. It was understood they discussed the Italian-Ethiopian sltu two tours, Allred'to Represent Tex- as at Oklahoma City Conference OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 11. were made to- day for representatives of a dozen states to meet here tomorrow and launch operation of the oil states compact for control of production and prevention of waste. Two V. Allred of Texas and Alf M. Landon of Kan- sas, the latter prominently talked as a republican presidential candi- represent their states. Tom Anglln, HolJenvllle. named by Gov. E. W. Marland, of Oklaho- ma as his personal representative See OIL 1'ACT, rage 7, Col. 3 TO Stand Interpreted As An Emphatic Warning To Italy Not To Reject Compromise Offer GENEVA, Sept. 11. Great Britain threw its whole weight behind the league of na lion's "covenant in its ty" in a declaration of polic] by Sir Samuel Hoare, British Foreign minister, before the league assembly today. At the same time Sir Samuel warned the world that if the league fails to enforce a peace 'ul settlement of the Italo Ethiopian dispute the "main jridge1' binding England to ;he continent will have col- apse J. Call It "Blackmail'1 The bold pledge to back the cov- nant "In its entirety" was inter preted as an indication that Great Srltain will not shrink from sane- Ions if these become necessary to quench the African blaze. The Italian delegates immedlate- y interpreted the speech as aBrit- sh "threat to quit' the league un- ess the' league .obeys England." .Even tbe phrase' "British black- mall" was heard In Italian delega- tion 'The delegates of small nations, however, generally'hailed the Brit- ish diplomat's sjfcech with enthus- Saiafwie Delegate: "It was tire reatost speech ever'delivered -L. ore the league by a British states- man." Stern Warning The delegate of one prominent neutral country said later the blunt irltlsh declaration was not to be In- terpreted as an ultimatum to Prem- er Mussolini, but rather as an em- hatlc warning to Italy to think wlce before rejecting the "last See LEAGUE, Pmge U, CoL 7 Roosevelt Meets Father Coughlin HYDE PARK, N. Y., Sept li- ar-President Roosevelt and rather Charles E. Coughlin, the radio riest, had a talk here yesterday, was learned today. Just what the president and the ather talked about was not ascer- tained. It was discovered that .Joseph P. Jennedy, the chairman of the fed- ral securities and exchange com- mission, telephoned to the home of Mr. Roosevelt and requested an ap- lolntment for Father Coughlin. This appointment was granted and Kennedy and the father visited ere. Boy Shot In Hip, Father Is Held EASTLAND, Sept. lon will get under way this after- oon In a case involving the shoot- ng of a 12-year old Eastland boy, n connection with which his father as been In custody since last night To charge has been filed. The arrest was made when of- ficers were called to a house here and found the boy had been shot In the hip. A pistol was used. The wound Is not considered serious. Officers said the father told them he fired as son walked through a door, thinking he was an intruder that had been reported In his home. Louisiana Factions Only To Pay Tribute To Long Court Reaches A Decision On Bruno Appeal TRENTON. N. J., Sept. New Jersey court of errors mnd appeals wu reported today to have reached a decision I on the appeal of Bruno RJchard Harjplmann from a death sen- tence for murder of the ton of Col. Charles A. Lindberrh. The 14 Justices of the court gave no Indication of the nature of (heir dnilslon. C. Lloyd Fisher, chief of HaupLmann's counsel and Mrs. Anna Hauptmann expect to cat-T- ry their appeal to the United States supreme court If the Jersey court rules aralnst them. Ickes, Hopkins Differ On Methods of Distribu- tion of Funds HYDE :PARK, N. Y, sept. .Roosevelt went the tplevf of 'peacemaker ancf'concll- ator'again'.' today with [ekes, public works coming here for a showdown on the works relief program. Ickes, who administered the orlg- nal works plan, ap- >ears concerned, according to Washington reports, over the dls- Tlbutlon of the present four mil- lion dollar works relief fund. Harry L. Hopkins, present works >rogress administrator who headed he old civil works administration, s at the other end of the argument. With Hopkins? Hopkins believes jobs should be iupplled quickly. Ickes believes his program for bridges and buildings hould be encouraged. Mr. Roosevelt apparently favors he proposition of making jobs quickly under the idea that con- See DISPUTE, Page 11, Col. 8 Fight For Supremacy In State Expected After Dictator's Funeral, To Be Held Thursday BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. the tuxedo-clad body of Huey Long lay in a massive bronze casket, the factions he held together with his dictate rial power were challenginf each other today for suprem- acy. Against them, likewise, were pitted the foes of the Long machine, determined to end the last.vestige of the United States senator's rule. Bills Paned The Long factional leaders were united today In paying tribute and honor to their dead leader. The Louisiana legislature, without the senator's lash, compiled with his last wish, today and pased 38 bills he had ordered before he was as- It ses- sion. After LuSg's ftmeraT, political ob- Nazis' Only Aim Is To Preserve Pcaee, Hitler Tells Crowd NUREMBERG, Germany, Sept. slve alms against has no aggrei- any European country, Adolf Hitler said today in a proclamation read to Nazis as- sembled here In their annual ral- ly. Hitler reviewed three and briefly the last said that Nazis Intemtlnr camera stu4lM of Hoe? Lone appear on pace g of today's Inue. servers felt certain, teh contesting now going pn, under cover for con- trol of Long's organization would begin In the open. For the time being, the Long lieu- tenants, stand behind Governor O. K. 'Allen, titular head o[ the organ- ization. But Allen, a close chum of Long's since boyhood, has built up no organization of his own. Too, private life -Is to his liking. Body In Gapltol This stunned capital city, scene of his unprecedented rise to domina- tion in sn American state, of his See HUEY LONG, Page U, Col. S WOMAN OFFICIAL HOLDS VAST POWER IN LOUISIANA AFFAIRS Copyright, 1935, by United Press) NEW ORLEANS, Sept. young woman, the former sec- retary of Senator Huey P. Long, 'as believed today to hold the bal- ance of power In the Long political rganlzatlon. She Is Mrs. Alice Lee Grosjean Tharpe, supervisor of public ac- ounts, and the most powerful state fflce holder, Gov. O. K. Allen not xcepted. Out of the confusion ill govern- ment left by the death of the die- ator. It developed that Mrs. Tharpe ad custody of most of the state's money. She Is handling this year 00.000 of public funds, half of joulslana's revenue. She bosses seven staffs of state collectors, auditors and inspectors that Include hundreds of gun-toting sleuths. The governor may fc-r from office but the governor Is re- sponsible to her for his financial accounts. The constitutional treas- urer and auditor of Louisiana are at her disposal. She audits her own books and no outsider may see her accounts. She turns part of her money over to the state treasurer at her pleasure, and disburses much of It as she pleases, Independently of him. Agents of madsme supervisor watch state borders for cigarette and gasoline bootleggers; raid sus- pected saloons for untaxed liquor; spy to tobacco merchants to see that they place tax stamps on their wares. Spends u She Pleases Appointed by Gov. O. K. Allen at Sen. Long's command, Mrs. Tharpe always remained In the background might well be proud of their achievements, especially as regards decrease of unemployment. "But even this great achieve- the proclamation said, "Is smal compared to the work done to give the nation again Its honor and freedom through relnaguratlon of universal conscription." This was the keynote of this year's Nazi congress for which scores nf thousands are gathered. It was the defiance of the Ver- sailles treaty which has put Ger- many again among the great pow- ers. "Germany does not need to prove Its security by any said Hitler. "It Is sufficient that ourselves know it. We have DO other >lm than to preserve Bolshevism, he said, u wai shown by the recent third Interna- tional congress In Moscow, advo- cates mixing In the affairs of oth- ers. "National he contin- ued, "has no aggressive alms agataat any European country." The bolshevik danger remained, he said, and would remain a dan- ger for some time. But Nub had prepared against it, be added and said: "We will net tolerate that any one shall attempt to against us." "We will strike at the first Ufa of activity. "They can not weaken See HITLER, Pace 7, CoL Farley Denies He'll Quit Gab met Peel f- See WOMAN, Page 7, Col. 4 Observers Think He Even- tually Will Give Full Time To Party Job HYDE PARK, N. Y., Sept. General Parley tel phoned a denial here today of pu llshed reports that he was reslg ing In January to devote full Urn to chairmanship of the democrat national committee, but the bes minds hereabouts seemed to thin he would eventually do that. Fellow cabinet members and otl ers in the high command have th belief that President Roosevelt w call upon Farley to direct the election campaign. They have th further belief that in this ever Farley will relinquish his cabin post. Secretary Roper was an overnlgh caller. Frank C. Walker, of Ne York, [he chairman of the nation al emergency council, comes tcda Both have been mentioned as pos slble successors as postmaster gen eral. Talking over the telephone newspapermen here, Farley said: "Like Mark Twain said about re ports of his death, the story of m resignation Is slightly exaggeratec There is nothing to it. My reslgna tlon has never been seriously dls cussed. The time has not arrive for me even to discuss 1t. That up to the President." Louisiana-Texas OH Hearing Se AUSTIN, Sept. quest of East Texans for. authorlt to produce as much oil as compet ing Louisiana wells was set fo public hearing at Marshall Sepi 27 by the state railroad commission today. Production In the Rodessa fleli :s to the topic. Louisiana will b asked to have representatives a the hearing. 'I Am The State' Long Could Truthfully Proclaim EDITOR'S NOTE: H. O. TlMimpwm. eliltf of Ute United Freds nlarr In Wun- Intton and A student or Sen. Long's career both In Hie national capital njid In Louisiana, has written a series of hlotraphlrlil ehetches of the assaailnRleo' sennfor. The flret, reverting Ihe extent of Loni'i power In hla fltate, follows: BV H. O. THOMPSON, ITnlled Press Staff Correspondent. (Coiiyrliht, 1033, By United Press) A sightseeing bus lumbers along hibiscus-bordered Audubon avenue In New Orleans. The guide, who has been describing In megaphonlc monotones the various show places at which the visitors crane their necks, raises his voice dramatically: "'And ahead of the he de- clares, "that pink, stucco house home of the most talked-of man In Longl It cost 0001" "But asks the lady from lOldtoi Ar tu a Iricnd of the gov- "Senator Long Is the says the guide In a tone of rebuke. This was at the .'Height of Long's career, now ended by an assassin's bullet. The guide was telling the truth, but something less than the whole truth, as every cltlien of Louisiana, of high or low degree, realized. Senator Long- was not only the governor but the entire government of his state. He was Its executive and military government land its legislative government as 'well. He the only American In our national history who could re- peat, truthfully, the declaritlon of King Louis the 16th of France who said: "L'etatr-c'eet moll" I the slate. Blc orawMt (fl Orteatw. lu. last stronghold agnlnst his doml- militiamen camped menacing- nance, has had no counterpart in American political affairs. He wiped away the last resistance to his rule It out by a combination of ruth'iess force, demagogic appeal to the people, and political strategy- He was spectacular and bolster ous, but his most spectacular acts were studied and carefully conld- ered. He gave the appearance of a blind, uncouth blunderer always on the of wrecking himself. But his blindness was a mask and his uncouthness part of the demagogic performance. Through the natural acumen and his flair for the spectacular, he came to the supreme control of an entire state. He hart visions of ex- this dominance perhaps over the entire country. ly on the outskirts of New Orleans saw him stride through the city with armed soldiery at his heels. I watched the processes through which he transformed the fortress of his political enemies Into a liege city. Here Is a portrait of one crisis through which I saw him emerge. It affords an (Illustration of h 1 a dynamic force. On the 12th floor a', the Roose- velt hotel, at dusk, tile senator la sleeping, In borrowed pajamas and without pillows. It Is the IF. has ever slept on a Sunday aft- ernoon before an Important elsc- ;ion. ?3ut he has been exhausted by five weeks of frantic campaigning against the "regular the Choctaw club, T'lmmanor X JMipbfA LOV SBWfSt .white HWr OdMW Around him is turmoil. Bud news has come. A crUla has arisen, yel his lieutenants dare not arouse the Sleeping napoleon. The boldest of adjutants finally summons the courage to touch the senator's shoulder. Long Is awake Instantly. "Judge Overton Is the lleulanant says, apologetically. 'He'll" Long thunders, sliding from the bed and rumpling his curly hair, "hull I I never get a break." Judge Winston Overton, candi- date for reelection to the supreme court, was a Long man. Overtoil's death might have meant the nomi- nation and election of a opponent, Judge Thomas F. Porter. Long went Into action. Without dressing, dashing back and forth In bare feet, h- deliverer! his staccato Group Named as Result of Farm Foreclosure Disturbances KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. Fifteen Indictments charging con- spiracy to obstruct federal In the performance of their duty were returned today by a federal grand Jury in connection with Inves- tlgation of the farm foreclosure sale riot August 15 at plattsburg, Mo. Eleven of the fifteen personi named In the indictments are under arrest, having previously been tak- :n Into custody on contempt cita- tions pending return of the bills. The others are being sought. The fifteen defendants, all farm- ers, are charged with attacking Jnlted States Marshal Henry Dlll- ngham and three other federal of- Ilcers who were under federal court order to conduct foreclosure sale of a farm belonging to Sam DJvelbiss When Dllllngham and his aides, See INDICTED, Page 11, Col. I Security Prices Make Sharp Gains NEW YORK, Sept. Bulllsh fires leaped up In the stock xchange today with a heat remi- niscent of pre-depresslon days. Sev-. ral Issues advanced to a hare and the turnover appropri- ated shares, making It ne of the biggest days of the year. jfc Weajtfrgg Abilene mid cloudy ut armer tonlcht and Thurtxliy. Weil of 100th raerldlui air, warmer, except In Bouthweat porUon night; Thursday, partly cloudy. Eart of IMlh mnrldlui arUy cloudy, wanner In ncrUivMt por- on Lonlffht; Thursday partly Cloudy.- firmer In veil and nori.tj TempcraturM Tuea. p.m. n T< 75 73 71 73 70 W H n CLOUDY ry UnraucMUr ..70J Wtd. a-m, <0 M 5t 57 57 M W M 71 71 MldnliU 00 tToon 75 lunftt 7p.m. iriBMK 77' tf ;