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Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1935, Abilene, Texas FAIR P Abilene Bail? "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT DON VOL. LV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, FOURTEEN PAGES (Evening Edition of The Abilene Morning NUMBER M Britain Wants War, Italy Charges Two Of Long's Aides Will Seek Offices Tom Mooney In Court Again Tun Mooney (left) is making another court appearance as a hear- ing in his case opened jji San Francisco. At tight Is A. E- Shaw, named to take testimony in the case. Mooney, who has served almost 19 years in prison for his alleged part In the 1916 preparedness day bombing, declared that prosecution witnesses had testified falsely at his Mai. (Associated Press Noe' to Run For Governor And Martin Asks The Senatorship; Gov. Allen Is Left Out University Opens New Session With Peak Enrollment Formal Program Held; Reg- istration At H-SU Is the Largest In Five Years The forty-fourth session of Har- din Simmons university opened Thursday morning with the largest enrollment to date for the 1930's. Class work got under way at 3 m., but a full pause was called The Winner Manuel Quezon (below) wJbr was winner by a wide the contest for the first presi- dency of the Philippine Islands. His inauguration on Nov. 15 will mark the beginning- of the is- lands new self-government era.. (Associated Press Says He Was Not Within Mile Of Fatal Bomb- ing Scene SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19. m state scrutinized ;closely today the social and political views of the of a '1916 Preparedness day parade for vindi- cation before California authorities Mooney, who shouted yesterday that prosecution witnesses testified .falsley at his trial, launched., into his beliefs under cross. examination at his hearir.s en a habeas JOCTRUE writ. He was questioned by Assistant State Attorney General William Cleary after relating on direct ex- amination a story of his activities the day of the bombing, a story In which he denied having been with- in a mile of the fatal scene. His Beliefs I am a social revolutionist one' who believes all the wealth of the world should be the prisoner .declared after Cleary had questioned him concerning the In- ternational Moulders union. Mooney has been a member of the union for 33 years, and Cleary asked him whether it advocated overthrow of the government. "The union is absolutely in con- trol of Mooney re- See MOONEY, Page 13, Col. 5 Big Sales Reported And Only Million Pounds Now Being Held SAN ANGELO, Sept. ad ditlonal pounds of Texa fall mohair had ween sold today a_ top prices set last week of 50 cents per pound for grown hair and 6' cents for kid clips, representing an advance of 13 cents per pound with- in a few days. This Increased the season's sales to pounds leaving unsold only about one mil- lion pounds, all In small lots except the accumulation of the Sonora Wool Mohair Co. at Sonora. Largest of the late sales were pound by the Schreiner Wool Mohair Co.. at Kerrville the remainder of the firm's accu- mulation, and pounds by the Producers Wool Mohair Co. oi Del Rio, both amounts to William Cheshire of Collins Aikman. The Junction Cattle Loan Co. of June- See MOHAIR, 1'age 13, Col. 4 Visiting Bands at Fair Salesman and Son Are Found Dead WACO, Texas, Sept. 19. m James E. Lee 45, a salesman, nn.1 his 11-year-old son, Billy Bob, were found shot to death In Lee's locked automobile near Lovers Leap, in Cameron park, today. A Justice of the peace verdict sslri Lee sho! his son then hlm- widow disagreed with the verdict, however, and Indicated she would demand a double murder In- vestigation. Cameron park workmen wound the bodies, bullet wounds In both AMARTLLO, Sept. crowd approximating yesterday's peak attendance was expected at the thirteenth annual Trl-State Pair today. Bands and delegations came from White Deer, McLean, Ploydada, Wellington and Dalhart. Judges began pinning ribbons on winners in the Holsteln end milking shorthorn division, the last in the livestock department to be judged. Plans were made to extend a rousing welcome to Gov. Clyde Tingley of New Mexico, who will lead a sunshine state delegation to fair tomorrow. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 19.-- political machine ____________ _______ left by the late Senator Huey i for chapel exercises starting at io P. Long was split wide open to-! o'clock in the university auditorium, day by announcement of Lieut, i Dox- r, T A i ology then. by the au- Gov. James A. Noe for governor Ulence, :ed oy tola Gibson Deaton and Wilde 0. Martin, public! of the department of voice; then, service commissioner, for t he i 'hejnvocauin by Rev. c. A. Powell United States senate, in the January primary. Surprise To Allen The announcements dropped like bomb-shells in the ranks over tin: state and In the sfcatehouse. Gov- ernor O. K. Allen, who said the state ticket would be chosen at n caucus to be called by him, refused to believe they were genuine i nouncements. The governor closeted himself In his office wiib a group of his as- sociates and c'iscussed the announ- cements feverjshly. He said he could not conceive of Noe and Martin taking o'ich steps without his sanc- tion.. Later Noe and Martin Joined the conference. They had driven from New Orleans to Baton Rouge this morning. Ellender Silent Allen J. Blender, confined to his bed at Houma with a cold, sold he had not heard of the announce- ments and had nothing to say. El- lender had been prominently men- tioned as a gubernatorial candidate and until Noe made his statement was regarded as standing abwt equally as strong in the organiza- tion. Martin virtually had been select- ed to run for the unexpired term of the late Senator Long but the statements accompanying his an- nouncement indicated he would of- fer jfor the regular six year term beginning in January, 1937. Trie announcements came after an all-night conference In a hotel room, attended by Judge John B. Fournet, of the state supreme court, Jenkens of thp First Baptist church. Short welcome talks were given by c. L. Johnson, mayor of Abi- lene; President Cluster Q. Smith of During chapel program at Hardin-SUnraons university this morning, I. E. Harwell, repre- senting John G. Hardin, said that Harrtin-Slmmons received one -of the largest endowments' of any institution in the country with the death of Mrs. Hardin. Following his-talk, the entire student body and faculty stood and paid silent tribute to Mrs. Hardin. J. H. Mead Veteran evangelist of the Church of Christ, who died at his home here today. Funeral rites were scheduled for 5 o'clock this' Nation, Meanwhile, Goe Ahead In Preparations; League Told Ethiopia Will Agree to Offer ROME, Sept. 19. Italian press. tonight chargec England with deliberately wish ing war in order to halt Italy's course. One thi McMurry college; -president- Jamp- F. pox of Abilene Christian college and superintendent B. D. Green o the city schools. New Facultymen Introduced J. D. Sandefer, university presi- dent, introduced six new members of the teaching staff. They are Dr R. A. Collins, dean of students and head of the department of educn tion; Frank Kimbrough, physica education and athletic coach; Miss Joy Adams, Instructor in business administration; Miss Gertrude War- mack, instructor in physical educa- tion for women; Mrs. Nora Levy speech instructor; and Carroll Rob- ertson, instructor in economics and sociology. Local ministers and other visitors Were introduced, including I. Harwell, university board membc: from Burkbiimett and representa- tive of John G. Hardin, whose name the institution bears. The afternoon program, startln; Sec LOUISIANA, Page 13, S at 1 p. m., was, to bring an "aptitude test" for this year's freshmen, an lest inni iovntlon in the university. Con- Discuss Changes In Relief Wages Sce UNIVERSITY, paBe 13, WASHINGTON, Sept. of the building trades department, American Federation of today with Works 3rogress Administrator Harry L. Hopkins In a conference believed to foreshadow possible readjustment of work relief wage scales. The labor officials said Hopkins summoned them to discuss the "en- tire situation" regarding work re- lief. But they insisted that they did not present any protest over pay- ment of present so-called security wages, which have a maximum of a month. Reports have been current that WPA contemplates shortening hours of work on temporary relief projects Jones Co. Men Indicted In Connection With US Appiications Three Jones county farmers, of the Hawley community, were namec in order to pay prevailing hourly i yesterday In federal indictments re- wage scales but still remain within turned in Dallas, charged with the present monthly totals. PRIVATE CONSTRUCTION ON THE INCREASE SKILLED ARE WASHINGTON, Sept. 19. Government statisticians said day thnt America's long Idle car- penters, brlcRlayers and other skill- ed workers are beginning to find 'obs In the construction of private wmes. Increased private construction las drawn the attention of econo- mists who have been watching an- xiously for improvement of the Dug-dragging heavy goods Indus.- rles. They also found other slpis if improvement In this vital flelu', along with some discouraging fca- ures. Isador Lubln, commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, sum- marized the situation by saying conditions in the building Induti- "tea deflnltelK CD rise." He udded that "employment In the 'neavy goods Industries gen- erally Is Improving, although It has a great distance lo go to reach the level of non-endurable An Inter-office memorandum pre pared by the statistics division o; the Federal Housing administration said "the available Information In- dicates that at last the buIldlriR Industry Is bc-cinning to absorb Its unemployed." It warned, however, that there was still a "long to go" be- cause even In 1930, when employ- ment was higher than In any re- cent year. It was only 88 per cent of normal. A survey of available government BB BdiLDma. 11.