Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1935, Abilene, Texas
pi Wtyt Abilene Batfo Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Legion Fights Soviet Relationship Lone Mourner At the funeral of her sister Kttherine, Charlotte FoUlon, pictured on her way to the cem- etery, learned bitterly how fleet- Inif fame was, for she was the sole' mourner at the rites. A (aeration ago they became known as "the terrible FoUlon because of the many law aoits growing out of their ad- Dentures in New York City. Daughters of a Troy, N. Y. fish dealer, both were considered great beauties. W. A. Thoma. of Dallai (be- collector of TL S. Internal revenue, Drill be In Abilene Thursday. TO TALK ON BABY BONDS Thomas Will Be Guest Of Lions Club Thursday The Abilene Lions club will be host Thursday, at its weekly ses slon, to W. A. Thomas, collector o' Internal revenue for the Second Texas federal district. Thomas Is on short in-and-out tours, making talks in promotion of the sale of the treasury's Baby Bonds. He will give the club here a 30-mlnute exposition of the gov- ernment's plan of having investors, and particularly small Investors, go in partnership with it- Wednesday Thor.ias spoke before a Cisco civic club. The Baby ..bonds are normally tax state, city and coun- on Inheritances, excess profits, wjr profits and Income sur- tax. Thef' mature in ten years but See Page II, Col. 7 Gen. Foulofs Starts His Leave WASHINGTON. Sept. CK. Benjamin D. Foulolf, storm center of the army air corps nnd a pioneer mint, ended his ac- tive service as chief of olr corps and ttnt on leave today, preparatory to flBl.rement from active service. Foulols' leave expires on Dec. 1., when he will bu formally placed on the retired list after more than 39 years of active duty. He turned ovpr his office to Brig. Oen. Oscar Westover, assistant chief of air corps, who will act ns chief unU Foulols' lucaouor Powers May Act Under Covenant Of League Order Probe In A nests Made In Drive On Truck Violations AUSTIN, Sept. motor carrier permits, vestlgatlon' of treatment of truck Complaints were not limited to operators by rangers, motor patrol men and Inspectors of the rallrao commission was ordered by an in dignant house of representative today. Vote was 94 ayes to 33 noes. The storm broke over recent con centratlon of officers about Port Worth and arrest of truck driver for alleged transportation of stock and farm products without state GETS Precipitation of Over An Inch Is General In Southeast Texas By United Press Light to moderately heavy rains were reported over most of Texas Wednesday, from the panhandle to the Gulf of Mexico and from De Rio to the Louisiana line. The heaviest rainfall reported was at Bridgeport, northwest of For Worth, where 2.36 Inches was gaug- ed. Rain continued there during the day. A Qfneral measuring thactfcn an (ran dorps Chrlsti and Antonio eastward to the Louisiana CorpusiChrlstt reported i.48 inch- es; San Aiitonlo, IM. Houston 1.60 Galvestonl 140, and Port Arthur Iii the panhandle, Amarillo re- ported .14 of'an Inch, El Paso wis the only dry point In the state, re- porting cloudy skies but no rain- Other stations reporting were Brownsville, .18 of an inch, Mc- 1.10; Palestine, .20; Rio, .04 and Dallas, M. The clouds will start breaking away -In the northwestern part of lie state tomorrow, according to the weather bureau forecast, but occa- sional rains are forecast generally for the rest of the state. Man Given Four Years on Charge Of Manslaughter TTJLSA, Okla.. Sept. 25 (ffl Garland Creekmore, 28- year- old Broken Arrow farmer, was convict- ed of manslaughter by a Jury's ver- Ict read In district court here to- lay. The jury set Creekmore's sentence at four years in prison, the mini- mum for a manslaughter convic- lon. Creekmore, who shot Elmer Lem- ns, 24, to death July 8 at the home f a woman for whose affections hey were rivals, appeared relieved t the verdict. He smiled broadly as friends crowded around him aft- r it was read. His attorney, W. C. Henneberry, >aid the case would not be appeal- d. The state had asked the death enalty. Schools to Open In Jones County ANSON, Sept. 25 Wise Chapel nd Wllsonvllle schools in Jones ounty opened Monday and Pleas- Tit Hill school is slated to begin ork next week. Teachers at Wise Chapel are ''well Agnew. Blanche Klllings- orth. Marcelle Jones and raves. At Wllsonvllle are jal L. B. Parri Dee nd Leila HammocK. Principal Carl Savage, Effle Bea- ers, Mrs. Frank Collins and Mrs. ubert, Morton are teachers assign- d for duty at Pleasant Hill. the Fort Worth area. Conde Hosklns, Gonzales, cited traffic be- tween Gonzales and San Antonio. "It's a crying he said. "People are being arrested all over the state." J. C. McConnell, Palo Pinto, said that in' these times people ouslit to he encouraged to attempt to earn money, not be harassed. "The truck law Is a one-sided af- fair for the McConnell told the house. He proposed that the governor be asked to submit the, topic of amending it. He doubted that a committee could legally in- vestigate unless the topi- were sub- mitted. Seventy-eight complaints on file In a Justice of the peace court at Azle were cited to show extent of the enforement campaign. Officers had a defender in Leon- ard Westfall, Aspermont. He quoted the law and said some truckers ad- mitted they were evading it. The law permits hauling of products owned by the trucker but not those hauled for others for hire. Westfall said fictlonary transfers of property were being made.i AUSTIN, sept. con- gressman Maury Maverick of San Antonio, addressing the senate to- day, rapped democrats who took an 'apologetic" position for their par- ty. "Our duty !i to take a militant stand'fiA- the party said. changing Into a as democrats JfaUd sttnd Maverick charged "republican talk about the constitution Iq-abso- liitely and awerted "there Is nothing mysterious: about changing our fundamental Defending President Roosevelt, Maverick said: "He Isn'tVperfect, but he is the bast president the south has had since the administration of Andrew Jackson." He predicted President Koosevelt would carry Texas "as well as other states" and that southern states 'are all right." Senator John S. Reddltt of Luf- kln Introduced a bill appropriating to supplement salaries of eleemosynary in-titiition employes. He said salary raises were necessary to keep medical staffs Intact. Governor Mum After a Ctat With Garner AUSTIN. Sept. Governor Allred declined to re- veal the nature of his conversa- tion! with Vice-President Gar- ner at the tatter's Uvalde home. "It's a privilege to visit the he saW. "We talked for three hours, but It's up to him to say what about." The Rovemor plans to no to Mount Pleasant Saturday for a county fair. May Fight In November, Then Meet Neusel And Schmeling NEW ..YORK, Sept.. Louis, tho Agreed today to plans for a foreign tour, including fights in South American and European capitals, under the promotion of Mike Jacobs. Jacobs ,who staged the million- dollar spectacle last night featured by the brown bomber's four-round knockout of Max Baer, announced his Intention pf taking Louis abroad after pitting the .negro against the best available opponent In a charity match at the coliseum, Bronx in- door 'arena, late this November. The German heavyweight, Walter Neusel, If successful against Frimo Camera In a match scheduled for Nov. 1 it Madison Snare Garden, will be matched with Louis, accord- Ing to Jacobs, who also revealed definitely that contracts will be drawn up giving him exclusive option on the bomber's fighting services until Jan. 1, While in Europe. 1940. this winter, Hi REPLY SEEN AS ft Britain and France Lea In Move to Settle Dis pute; Rome Protest Own Case Was Ignore GENEVA, Sept. 25. The powers, led by Britain an France, reached a tentative di cision to act under Article 1 of the league of nations cove- nant to deal with the Italian Ethiopian crisis. Article 15 paves the way fo application of Article 16, whic provide! penalties againit aggressor nation, although settlement could still be reach ed before Article 16 is evoked New Report After Britain and France ha agreed to act together Li urging ar tide 15, the other powers concurre tentatively in the proposal that when the council meets tomorrow it should appoint a committee com promising all members of the coun cil except Itaiy, to draft a repor with recommendations for settle merit under article 16, paragraph four. The act. was reache 'among Jacobs plans to close negotiations with Max former world heavyweight champion, for a 15- FDR Talks On Many Top- ics at Last Press Con- ference Before Trip WASHINGTON, Sept. Upon Industry itself, President Zoosevelt today sought to place the basic responsibility for the future of NRA. What happens, he said at his conference, will depend upon ;he activity of chlselers in industry and-tewhat; "if anything, industry wants done about them. It was his last press conference before starting to the Pacific coast, o Mr. Roosevelt discussed almost See LOUIS, Page 11, Col 7 Ethiopian Troops Being Mobilized LONDON, Sfpfc. Ex- change Telegraph agency corres- pondent at Addis Ababa reported today :nat Emperor Halle Selassie had ordered a general mobilization pf Ethiopian troops. Previous to the Exchange Tele- graph report, Londoners had read 31 one morning newspaper that thf- imperor had ordered a general mo- lilizatlon to meet the threat o( itallan soldiers massing in Eritrea, lut no other report from any source had confirmed this story. According 'o the Exchange Tel- the official document or- dering was signed not inly by the emperor but by the j. 'rnier Pierre Laval; of Prance an Salvador de Madariaga of Spain head of the council's committee o five on Ethiopia. Paragraph' four of article XV which deals with disputes not sub mJtted to provides: "If the dispute is not thus get tied, the council either unanimous! or by a majority, vote shall mak and publish a report containing statement of the facts of the dls pute and the recommendation which are deemed Just and prope In regard thereto." Italy Charges Her Own Case No.t Considered GENEVA, Sept. (fr- Publl cation of Italv's observations, whlc] ncluded the cnarpe that the leag u of nations failed to take Into con slderatlon Rome's case against Ethl opia, provoked new pessimism today In the Italo-Ethlopian conflict. Italy's "observations." which con stltute rejection of terms, were con talned In the published narrative o the activities of the league's com- mittee of five "Italy and the league are miles was tiie comment of one del- egate and wf-e Impression prevails generally that the Italian memor andum breatl.es a determination- even if to take possession of See LEAGUE, Page 11, Col. Postmaster at Glen Cove Dead COLEMAN, Sept. 25-Wj-J. B. Allen, merchant and postmaster, it Glen Cove, 20 miles west of here, was found shot to death today In the bam at the rear of his home. There was pistol by his side. Jus- ilce of the Peace J. J. Roberts re- Cotton Industry In Texas Looking Up Old Disagreement Leads to Killing JARRELL, Tex., Sept. mest Koontz, member of a proml- ent family, was shot to death In n er parlor here last night. D. B. Wood, district attorney, an- ounced that a murder complaint id been filed against Constable J Thomas. Wood said the shooting was the max of a long-standing dlsagree- O0ii between Kooctz and very phase of government activity. Abunahe archbishop of Ethiopia, turned a verdict of suicide His answers generally followed an ptlmlstlc tenor. He said there Is an Increase in mployment by private industry of oys from the civilian conservation orps. Enrollments for the corps, added, will be held to fter October 1. He proposed 00 as a permanent level to be es- abllshed by next July 1. The president asserted he expect- d to have the works und fully allotted or ear-marked Mfore leaving tomorrow night on is western trip. Questioned about the size of the taff of the skeletonized old NRA, he said this was to be reduced to persons, he hoped, In thu near future. This staff, he said, Is now determining results of the elimina- tion of the codes by the supreme court decision invalidating NRA. Deny Rehearing In Gas Rate Case AUSTIN, Sept. third court at civil appeal! today over- ruled for rehearing In the Lone Star Gas company rale case, end Texas cotton will begin clearing the way for an appeal to novlng in export within the next tlu raprema court. DALLAS, Sept, jon, In Texas at least. Is staging lomeoack. A. Starke Taylor, president of the Dallas cotton exchange, pointed to the Huffy white patient's recovery joday with not a little pride and enthusiasm. "England Japan are begln- ilng to buy heavily he re- ported, pnd there was a note of op- rlmlsm In his voice that tbly absent several months ago. "The government has quit hold- ng an umbrella over foreign gvow- he explained, "and our own :otton market Isn't to stand ut in the rain." Heavy commitments already arc made to Liverpool buyers, he ew weft's. It is laU tbli year, de- layed by rains and leaf worm and boll weevil damage. "Demand Isn't as Taylor admitted, as It was several years ago, but the recovery movement Is unmistakable. Foreign stocks are depleted, because foreign spinners have followed a 'hand-to-mouth' policy buying for several years. After all, they still prefer American cotton when they can get It at any- thing like the worlu price. "They couldn't do that when our government kept the price pegged at 12 cents a far above the world price. They consider thnt cotton is now worth approximately 10 rants a and that Is the limit on government loans to Amer- fiM COTTON, Fme 10, Cheer Leader For Reporters Iten Influence of President Roosevelt's liuiy rooting watnt to prevent the defeat of the White House reporters In a baaeoalt rune agalnit Lowell Thomu' team at the Quaker Hill MHntry club near Pawlinf. N. Snted In his car on the tlde- Unet, FDR shouts encooracement to hit favorites while his daughter, Mn. Anna BoeUlcer, looks on from the running board. Campaign LcmnchM On Marble Machines Operators Warned By Grand Jury That Games Must Go In Ten Days 'Operators of machines in raylor county speedy HTjsecutlon if the current grant ury In 42nd district court returns alleging felony in dis- play or operation of the machines Jlstrlct Attorney J. R. Black an- nounced today. "Felony Indictments will come under exclusive Jurisdiction of the Istrict Black pointed out These would be aimed exclusively gainst operators. Persons playing he machines probably are liable nly for gamins, a misdemeanor would come before the county ourt." The district attorney's statement ollowed on heels of a report from he grand Jury to Judge M. 8. Long ate Tuesday which warned against Deration of marble machines in the ounty and served notice on opera- an that they have a week or 10 ays In which to clear the machines rom their places of business. Failure to comply with the wam- ng will result In Indictment of perators when the Jury reconvenes See WARNING, Plgc 10, Col. 3 Abilene and vlclnlly Occasional mini d cooler tonight; Thursday, cloudy and )ler. Welt of 100th meridian arlly cloudy showers In east and north rtlons. cooler In north portion tonight; hursday cloudy, cooler In north rUon. it of 100th meridian ccailonal rafnn. cooler In northwest por- n tonight: Thursday cloudy, occasional Ini In east portion, cooler In northwest d north central portions. Rainfall for 24 hours ending 7 a. m rdneidi.y, .51 Inch- Total since Unit of the year, to 7 a. m. edneiday. '.15.13 Inches. Total for same period last ytar, lo.ao chei Normal amount since first Iho year, .So Inchrs. TampernlurDl Wed. Will Try To Help Himself and Mooney; They're Still Friends SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. double-barreled hope of help- ing his fellow life termer, Thomas J. Mooney, nnd of opening the way for his own freedom, brought Warren K. Billings here today to tell anew of the 1016 preparedness day bomb- ing. "I hope tills Is preliminary to my leaving said BilllngG as he was brought from Folsom prison yesterday to testily for Mooney in the tatter's habeas corpus hearing before a referee of the California supreme court. Billings and Mooney, both con- victed of murder for th? bombing, met in a tearful embrace. It was the first time they had seen each other In nearly two decades. Differences that had arisen be- tween them over procedure in their fights for vindication and hard words that had been exchanged were forgotten and both agreed "we're still friends." Mooney was brought here early last week from San Quenton prison :or the last recourse In 3allfornla courts. Mooney testified yesterday in his See BILLINGS, Toge 11, Col 7 7p.m. tharmomelrr ,13' thermometer .flfl" latlvt bumldliy ,.U% Sunset Midland Man Gets A Radio Permit WASHINGTON, Sept. (IP) The communications commission upon reconsideration today granted an application to transfer control of KOKO, Wichita Falls, Tex., to Amon Carter and move the station to Fort Worth. Clarence Scrmrbaucr, Midland, Tex., was granted permission to constnict a new radio station lo op- erate during the day with a power of 100 watts on a frequency of 1430 kilocycles. KPRC, Houston, Tex., was grant- ed permission to Increase its day power to 5 kilowatts move Its transmitter to Ocepwater, Tex. Veterans Charge Russian Agitation Continues In Spite of Pledge; Laud Defense Legislation MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM St. Louii, Sept 25. American legion today aiktd the United Statei to withdraw its recognition of Soviet Russia. Delegate! cheered ai J. J. Twomey, Massachusetts, chair- man of the committee on Amer- ican trade, offered the resolu- tion. Detente Proposal. After commending legislation lot national defense passed by the last congress, the convention adopted report calling for a concentration at national defense methods. The (solution urged a standing army of enlisted men with officer.- augmented by 000 national guardsmen, and con. tlnuatlon of officers training campf, the C. M, T. C. and B. o. T. c. In schools, A treity navy on a parity with any navy in the world manned by enlisted men and offi- cers, and new naval training also was recummended. The veterans then went on rec- ord opposing the consolidation of army, navy marine flying corps, and asked Increased provlslgBi for coast defense. They commended tbe program of civilian air. resenvt. MBerTtsoruOon, out. of, Jl submitted and approved, charted the soviet government with- con- tinuing "Inimical and subverslfe agitation" which It had promlserl would cease upon Its recognition bf this country. Active opposition to "nul-ism, fascism, communism and other. Isms contrary to the principles enunciat- ed in the constitution" was voted In another resolution. As a matter to be considered in Its legislative program, the legion- naires voted demands for closing of all immigration for ten years, de- portation of undesirable and destl- LEGION, Page 11, Col. T FDR SEEKING CLERGY VIEW Asks Ministers for Attitude On Economic Situation BALTIMORE, Sept. [uests for "accurate and unbiased lews'1 on ccrnomic condition were ontalned todny In letters received Baltimore clergymen from Pres- dent Roosevelt. The president wrote that he was urning to the clergymen for coun- sel and advice "feeling confident hat no group can give more accu- nte or unbiased views." "Tell me where you feel our gov- rnment can better serve cur pea- the letters asked. In a letter received by the Rev. Tagart Steele, D. D. Protestant Eplscopil minister, the president Tote: "I am particularly anxious that- he new social security legislation x x shall be carried out tn keep- ng with the high purposes with hich this law was enacted. It is Iso vitally important the works regress administration be a'onla- tered to provide employment at seful work, and that our unem- loyed as as the nation as a hole may crerlve the greatest pos- bie benefits 'We can folve our many prob- ms, but no one man or single roup can do thall have lo ork together for the common end better spiritual and material onditions for the Amulcan Man Faces Charge In Death of Son HOUSTON, Sept. 25 nest L. Little. 52-year-old carpen- ter, faced a murder charge today In tho fatal shooting of his son, Ma- rion Ellis Little, 18, during scufllt over a shotgun. The youtii died last night. He told Officers that his father hettlnj Ma mother, and that the elder Lit- tle .mot him whea be went to aid.