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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas V.EST TEXAS’ OWN NEWSPAPERThe Abilene Morning Reporter-N ews SECOND SECTION t VOLUME IABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 8. 1927.- NUMBER 213.COTTON INDUSTRY SEEKS NEWER FIELDS•!»    JA* u*    JA*    JA* ju ju ^ w    ju JU ^ JU JA! JU aj ju ju uj ju JU JU ju JU aj ju ju ju ju ju ju ju ju ja Wi ^    ^    »T*    If! If! If! If!    If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! If! ^!    ^    ^    ?r!    ^    ^Prison Re-Locating Plan May Come Before Legislature FULL POWERS Reform Program Almost Sure To Be Renewed; Relocating Feature Hotly Contested AUSTIN, Texas, May 7.—(IP) •—Renewed efforts to provide for relocation or concentration cf the Texas prison system to complete the reform program already under way is almost certain to engage attention of the special legislative session convening Monday. Governor Dan Moody, who wants to give the new prison board plenary powers in sale and purchase of lands in any concentration plan that may be decided upon, has indicated that he may submit the question of prison legislation to the session. During? the Fortieth Legislature”!! regular session, the governor and the senate lost their efforts to give the prison board a free hand in sales and purchases. The prison reorganization bill creating the new board of prison commissioners and an $8,000 a year manager was passed, but the entire relocation feature originally Introduced in the bill was stricken cut after a deadlock between House and Senate conferees had endangered the whole bill. Tho bill, a committee measure prepared under guidance of House prison authorities, including Hep. Dee Satterwhite of Amarillo and Rep. Claude Teer of Granger, went from the House to the Senate with with provision for possible relocation of the prison system. Hand sales and purchases, however, would have been subject to approval of the legislature, by an amendment written into the measure after a lengthy fight in the House. The Senate committee, favoring the liberal policy of relocation advocated by Rep. Teer, Moody House spokesman, wrote a new’ bill restoring plenary powers to the board. The house balked however, and the bill was passed with only half Its original intent. Fake Publicity Is Blamed For Ruin Of Movie Actors Bv Universal Service. NEW VORK. May 7.—Have you noticed recently how many movie Aa i s are being presented by their fro sh agents as human beings'' It seems that they know how to bake cakes, work in gardens, get married—and sometimes even have baulea—just like the rest of the race. And what has become of those k luminaries who bathed in goat’s^ milk for the complexion’s sake, lived In rococo chambers filled with the Incense which matched their sensitive souls, appeared in public with Inscrutable Hindu attendants and practiced similar eccentricities? They've gone to join the dood, In extinction. And the reason, briefly, is that the public got sick of being bunked. So explains Louella O. Parsons. veteran motion picture author and critic, who has seen the movies through many vicissitudes. Francis X. Bushman, Mary Milss Minter, Pearl White, Theda Bara. Hi ulse Glaum, Betty Blythe and others are named by Miss Parsons, writing In the May issue of McClure’s magazine as victims of the “bunk era”—stars who might still he shining lf they had been saved from the press agent. “In every case,” she says, “where the stars were exploited with publicity that gave a false impression they have faded from view. The movies patrons hate to he fooled and it is fatal to create a character that does not exist.”_ Car Built to Fit. "WINSTED, Conn., May 7.— J* ’aa* McClelland, Norfolk farmer i is 8 fevt, 3 inches tall, but he drives i motor ear. He put long pedals on a flivver, extended the emergency broke and shortened the wheel. James has a brother shorter than himself by two inches. Each H«* Two Dogs. POSSUM TROT, Ind., May 7.— 'his village claims the highest per spits ownership of dogs of any Ity, town, village, hamlet or set-le men tin the world. An enumer-tion by health authorities fourl he population to be fourteen, the og population, twenty-eight. TERRY COUNTY FARMING LANG NEEDING RAIN Fields Prepared But Activities Are Halted; Planting Is Late. BROWNFIELD, May 7.—All farming land in Terry county has been broken and made ready for planting, but operations have been halted awaiting general rains w’hich are usually received about this season of the year. The ground season Is better than It has been for several years and grass on the prairie still remains green and very little rain wdll he needed to mature crops. However no rain of any consequence has been received during the past two months except in the extreme western portion of the county and residents of that district planted a considerable amount of their acreage in cotton but no other crop will be planted until later in the year as it has been demonstrated that late planted crops produce more abundantly as a rule, than do those that are placed early in the year. There will not be any appreciable reduction in cotton acreage but corn and other feed will be grown in quantities sufficient to care for home requirements w’ith a considerable surplus for sale. Purebred Stock Raisers AII Given Diplomas In Widespread Campaign For Better Animals A.A.A. AML June 16-17 Dates Selected For Gathering of Men Representing 870 Affiliated Motor Clubs SWEETWATER MAKES READY FOR BIG MEET LINES OE OTHER \7~Of=>—« A %CR.UB BULL, I fTR.1 AL. THE PRISONER. I U.S JHE BUU—IN. O'HE f    '    ,PEN Koshers err 'PRESENTED EE ACH FARM 1PAR.TI Ct RATING* IN ©ETTL** u .SIRES DRlVe^ (Cast grade ’Bull. /enroute - STOCK VAROS PPQmY UN I CXM, \£OUNTM .KE NI TUCK. V'    _ WASHINGTON, May    7.—The 870 motor clubs affiliated w’lth the American Automobile Association will hold their annual convention in Philadelphia June IG and 17, according to an announcement from A. A. A. national headquarters here today. Due to the increase in membership of new clubs organized as units of the national motoring body during the last twelve months, A. A. A. officials here predicted that the Philadelphia Convention will break all records for attendance. Every section of the country will be represented by local delegates to this, the greatest annual get-together of American motordom, and it is anticipated that when the roll is called, as many as 400 delegates will be on hand. While the sessions of the convention will be held in the Ritz-Carl-ton hotel, four A. A. A. clubs operating in the “City of Brotherly Love” will act as hosts to the gathering. These units are:    The    Au tomobile Club of Philadelphia, the Knights of Columbus Automobile club, Pelham Automobile club and the Philadelphia Auto Trade Association. Philadelphia secured the A. A. A. annual convention In the face of hot bidding from a score of cities last January, when the board of directors of the association met at the Roosevelt hotel In New York to select the 1927 convention city. The invitation in behalf of Philadelphia was extended by Robert P. Hooper, president of tile Pennsylvania Motor Federation which is one of the most powerful state units In the A. A. A. Mr. Hooper is also a member of the A. A. A. executive committee and one of its former national presidents. The major part of the sessions of the two-day convention will be devoted as usual to the discussion of motoring and car-owner problems and to the development of a program behind which A. A. A. clubs in every state of the union from Maine to California will mobilize their forces in the months immediately ahead. Eastland Has Royalty Deals EASTLAND, Texas, May 6.—A number of Important royalty deals were consumated during the past few days Involving royalties in the Morgan and McAllister pools in the southwestern portion of Eastland county. One-fourth of the royalty on 160 acres sold for $19,000.00; and an offer of $25,000.00 was refused for a one-fourth royalty in 160 acres in these pools. There are no r 7 wells drilling in tile Morgan pool and 8 drilling in the McAllister pool. There are I IO producers and no dry holes In jeither of the pools. College youths are not the only ones working for degrees these days. The livestock grower who agrees to use purebred sires exclusively in raising all classes of animals on his farm is presented by the Department of Agriculture and state agricultural colleges with a diploma, emblematic of his interest In “Better Slres-Better Stock” educational campaign. In addition, he is given a lithographed barn sign resembling a metal tablet which he is authorized to display. Realizing the widespread use of inferior male breeding animals has been for many years a cause of low production per animal and of needlessly poor quality, the department launched the “Better Sires-Better Stock” campaign eight years ago as one of several plans to bring about increased efficiency in fhe production of meats and dairy and poultry commodities. Special emphasis was placed on the improvement of purebred male treeding stock for the reason that a male has a great many more progeny than the average female, the ratio being approximately 20 to I for most classes of livestock. A total of 17,063 growers had enrolled in the campaign up to April I . Animals, exclusive of fowls, undergoing improvement, totaled 571.620; poultry, 1,290.066; states in which participants resided, 46; counties having IOO or more participants, 44; counties free from grade and scrub hulls, one. As a direct result of the campaign, Union County, Ky., Is entirely free of grade and scrub hulls, while Oldham county, of the same state, In which more than 250 persons are enrolled, boosted Its annual Income more than $100,000 through greater production of pure bred cattle. The campaign is administered by the Bureau of Animal Industry in cooperation with extension workers of the department and the various states, livestock breeders and others. Localities ere recog nized es well as individuals for" their work, a county honor list being issued every quarter containing those counties with IOO or more participants. New Haven county, Conn., with 747 participants, is first; Union county, Ky.. ranks second, with 642, and Pulaski county, Va., is third with 592. Another method of encouraging better livestock in a locality is a scr ub sire trial, where a scrub hull, hoar or other eire is tried before a jury of farmers; and usually Is found guilty of such charges as vagrancy or larceny and is sen-tei.ced to death. Farmers, lawyers, county officials end extension work era participate in thew mock trials, which many times nre followed by a sale of purebred livestock. The Department of Agriculture will furnish to anyone upon request an outline for one of these trials, even down to the arrangements for music, barbecue or other entertainment features. Elaborate Plans Arranged; Band Will Compete; Sponsor Chosen SWEETWATER, May 7.—Elaborate plans have been made in Sweetwater for attending the West Texas Chamber of Commerce convention in Wichita Falls which Include* the entry of the Municipal hand, winner of the third year class last year, and which will try to win the honor of being official hand for the coming year, the decision of the Ukelele Girls who gained much fame last year to again attend as Hungarian Gypsy Troubadors, and the election of Miss Melrose Myers as “Miss Sweetwater," the official sponsor from this city. The Municipal Band under the leadership of Claude Henderson [have been working very hard for the past several months and is gradually being rounded into championship material. Mr. Henderson decided to pass the fourth year, and enter the fifth year class which carries the additional honor1 of being the official Gold Medal Band of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce. It was with great pleasure thnt the citizens of this city were informed that the famous “Ukelele Girls of Sweetwater” would again | represent this city at the annual convention. Last year they made themselves very popular with their novelty songs and numbers. Miss Melrose Myers was elected sponsor for this city. Miss Myers is not only strikingly pretty, but she is very talented. She was a student at S. M. U. at Dallas, C. I. A. Denton, Wharton School of Expression In Dallas, and took special work In the University of Colorado last summer. Miss Myers will go as a Hungarian Gypsy, the country Sweetwater will represent at the convention. She will he chaperoned by her mother, Mrs. D. A. Myers, president of the Ladles Auxllliary to the Board of (’ity Development, and one of the leading club and civic workers of this city. E E Travelers To Lay Plans For Picnic BV BASCOM V. TIMMONS, Reporter-News Bureau. WASHINGTON, May 7—Western farm organizations today served notice that they will fight to the end for the McNary-Haugen farm bill and will not accept the compromise plan which the G. O. P. Is working out. The deft caused uneasiness in Administration circle* where It had been hoped that the compromise plan would be made at least attractive enough to remove pitfalls from the G. O. P. path in the 1928 Presidential election. The North Central States Agricultural Conference announced that it would send to every part of the country an analysis of the President’s McNary-Haugen veto, prepared by Clarence Ousley of Fort Worth, former Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Sentiment Growing. Westerners said that sentiment for the McNary-Haugen bill continues to grow and predicted at the rate of gain it has had in successive Congress enough votes can bs counted in the Seventieth Congress to pass the bill over the President’s veto. tacked by the North Central States Agricultural oCnference, but Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon Is vigorously criticized. An official order, under date of January 29, credited to Mr- Mellon and which led President Coolidge to raise the rates on pig iron under the flexible tariff powers Congress delegated to him, is quoted as follows: “Aft#!1 due investigation, I find that pig iron from Germany is being sold and is likely to he sold In ihe United States at less than its fair value and that the industry of making pig iron in the United States has been and is likely to he injured by reason of the importation of pig iron into the United States from Germany. Doesn't Believe In “Fixing.” After saying that "on February 24 President Coolidge increased the rate of duty on pig Iron BO per cent, under th* flexible provisions of the Fordney-McCumber tariff act of 1922,” the Agricultural Conference quotes from Dun’s Review that basic pig iron "has been advanced 50 cents a ton” and adds: “The president, it may he remarked parenthetically, does not believe in ’Government price-fixing,’ even indirectly. Ile said so in I his /arm hill veto. Members of the Traveling Men’s Luncheon club in their meeting at 6:15 this evening will discuss plans for a “peddlers picnic” to bs held on May 28. All traveling men in West Texas have been invited to the affair, which is to be given with the cooperation of the Chamber of Commerce. “Smoky” Roughden and Mrs Roughden will give a musical program, singing and accompanying themselves on stringed instruments. Miss Glenna Fays Grant will also sing a solo, accompanied by Miss Ora Coon of Simmons University. Judge James P. Stinson will he toastmaster at the luncheon. Agrees To Pipe Water From Its Plant On Brazos River Ambler, Orange Paving Finished Paving of Ambler avenue west three blocks from Grape to Parra-more and of the block on Orange from Second to Third streets has Just been completed. Tomorrow Walnut street will he completed to Ambler. Paving of Orangfe from North Seventh . to Seventeenth and of Swenson from Fifteenth to Ambler is now under way. These announcements were made yesterday from ths West Texas Construction Co’s offices. The paving is of Warrenite bitulithic surface. Some streets have gravel and black btise and others concrete base. With completion of the Walnut street project that thoroughfare will he entirely paved from North First to Ambler Avenue, 21 blocks. Educator Claims Solution Is Found JU jaj    ju    ju    ju    ju    ju    ju •t!    •▼!    •▼!    •▼!    •▼! NEW YORK, May 7.—(AP) King Cotton looks to new empires to conquer. The cotton textile industry of the United States—a giant of some $2,000,000,000 invested capital—is working toward this fconl under direction of Walter D. Hines, one time director general of railroads, who has been drafted to coordinate the industry and promote its progress and development. As head of the newly organized Textile Institute, Inc.—the latest born in the family of industrial institutes—Hines is applying the same harmonizing agencies that enabled him aa arbitrator to solve the snarled problems of the. waterways and shipping of middle Europe after the World War. It    was    this feat    of    Hines    in composing the difference* between the allies and    former enemy countries and his farreaching responsibilities in operating 250,000 miles of railroad as President Wilson’s direct general of transportation in the post armistice period that brought the call fro rn ths cotton men to head the teitils institute. Formed for (Y>-n|M'rattnei The institute was formed for Riva en,us along lino* Roeser    & Pendleton    Co.ithat had been employed    in iron and steel, meat pecking    and ths copper and brass industries. A field survey mark* the initial stage of the Hines campaign that has for its ambitious achievement the coordination of the cotton textile industry from the grower down to the disposition of the consuming public. Already Hines has has marshalled behind him 481 cotton mills as members of the institute which represent more than 21.350,000 spindles or about two* third* of the active spindles of the country. Hines has been making close contacts with manufacturers and acquainting him** lf with the diverse angles of the Industry with the view of obtaining a preliminary Idea of the leading problems so that he announces he is prepared to shape up his organisation. He Plans to make a thorough survey of the question of extending the demand for cotton goods by organizing a section on new uses. Th# former director general off railroads also intends to make a careful survey of the methods of cost accounting In the various mills that wish to participate in such a study through the selection of an expert cost accountant for this work. HtatnticN, both general and special, ars to be assembled and digested and sui** mnrized. fill talon Are Broken All geographical divisions have been broken down on the campaign to establish King Cotton more securely on his throne. Ulnae said. Members f the American Association of Cotton Manufacturers, whose Interests ll* in the south, and the National A*aoeln» lion of Manufacturers, with its membership in New England, have joined hands In the common cause, as Hines puts it—“a clear ascertainment of the underlying facts as to the extension of uses of cotton goods and as to peduction, cost and consumption se that every manufacturer may he more fully advised as to the bearing of the general situation upon his ln- A LB ANY, May 7.—Albany Is assured plenty of water in the future by an arrangement that has besn reached with Roeser A Pendleton, Inc., to bring it through their pumping plant from the Clear Fork of the Brazos. When oil was discovered on the Cook ranch by Roeser A Pendleton, Inc., they installed a pumping plant and have been getting their water from the Clear Fork, nnd it is of sufficient capacity to supply many times the need of Albany. A chloronator, settling basin and standpipe will be erected by the city to Insure plenty of clear, pure water at all times. This will enable commercial Industries that have been inclined to locate at Albany to avail themselves of the natural gns supply, but have hesitated to do so until water was assured, to go ahead with their plans. Plenty of natural gns and plenty of water Is ex-pected to attract a number of industries to this locality. l^ike Diller, that has supplied the town with water for a number of years, will he utilized ss an amusement park, bathing beach, club and boat house. While noth ing definite has been d<«ne In this direction, it is experted that much of this will he ready be.*ire the summer Is over. Deep Oil Tests Most Numerous In Eastland Co. EASTLAND. Texas, May 6 — Aside from counties in which the development Is virtually all shallow, there was only one county in Texas, which last month hud more applications for permits to drill wells filed with th* oil and gas division of the Blate Railroad com mission titan Eastland county, dividual problems and may reach Ultimately Means Squaring Circle Taking Its cue from the action of the directors of the United States I ANNUAL EXHIBIT IS HELD FOR Steel Corporation in authorizing a few drys ago the payment of a forty per cent stock dividend, along with the $7 annual dividend rate, I the North Central States Agricultural conference in Its statement declared that the President had used the flexible provision of the tariff law to keep up steel prices, but was unwilling to help the farmer because in the case of the latter I it would he “Government price-flx-1 ing.” J Not only Is President Coolidge at- CENTRAL WARD PATRONS Scores of patrons attneded the annual exhibit of pupils’ work ward achool. Th# Parent-Teachera given Friday evening at central J Association served refreshments. Principal W. D. OuJIedge and his staff of teachers declared themselves well pleased with ths event All corts of exhibits of things done OAS    OAS    SA#    SAO    OAS    JA*    JA*    JA*    JA* •y!    •▼!    •▼!    •▼!    *t!    *t!    •▼!    •?!    •▼! For Baffling Mathematical Problems HOUSTON, Texas, May 7.— The .many that th# French academy Houston Chronicle has published a barred them from consideration story saying that trisection of a and In the 19th century matherna-triangle which ultimately means melons generally, according to Prosquaring of a circle, apparently had fessor Hastings, hitherto have con-been accomplished by Prof. Bertlcs eluded that Impossibility of trill. Hastings of Beatus.    setting    an arc or a triangle by mi lt quotes a telegram from Pro-|er and compass “Is conclusive and fessor Hastings to his nephew, El unmistakable.” Rider, a member of the Chronicle I Professor Hastings’ solution of staff, aa Its authority.    the problem as received here by Mr. The problem was said to have Rider says: baffled th# world’s mathematicians ’’Construct a right angle and on for centuries.    the sides of the right angle lay off Rider said he had received a I equal sects, which any radius and message from Professor Hostings j its double. Then complete the asserting he was “ready to demon- three squares, or two rectangles strate ids solution before agly body with a common unit square. With of mathematicians in ths world.” the sides of the rectangle as a ra Professor Hasings expected, Rid-1 dins, describe an arc of the rlgnt er said, that the principles of the I angle. Where this arc intersects solution will have an Important #f-]the aides of th# rectangles will be feet In draughting, designing and the points of trisection of the arc precision engineerng.    of th# right angle. Connect with Profeseor Hasting*, who got bls j (he vertex of the angle and three groundwork in mathematics at I angles of thirty degrees are fortii-West Point, pointed out that more ed. This is easily proven by the than 200 years before Chrtet Arch- sine# of the angles. Mince the trl-imidea brought out what was cred-|sector is double the side of th# Thera were SI applications in Eastland county aa compared with 32 in Young county, which led the deep counties In the state In this Particular. Eastland county took the lead over such well known Producing centers as Crane, Hutchinson and Reagan counties. The percentage of producers completed In April in Eastland county wa# exceptionally high, being IS new oil wells, one new gas well, and four dry holes. In the entire state there wero 815 applications for permits to drill new wells in Aoril ss compared to 977 In Sfarch, by the children were seen. The*** I Red with being the first false solu-lsquan ranged from geography notebooks tion. Two centuries ago solution* 5000 < to Si re prevention posters po# tors, i which war* proven (als* were no‘arses. , this ratio Is < bleb is the sine ne-half or ' of thirty d* Nine Students of Caps Inspect Local Plants Abilene Industries were studied Friday afternoon by nine students from the Caps rural school, under the direction of Ben L. Graham, principal. The chamber of commerce assisted Mr. Graham In making arrangements to visit th* plants. Companies visited were:    West Texas Utilities Company power and generating and ice making plant; Abilene Reporter-New a. Banner Creftmery, and the T. 8. Lankford A Bons clothing factory. ('alai student* making the tour wsro Misses Mure I Isom, Alice Isom, Ruth Eason, Ida Lois Eason and R. V. Dickerson and the following boy a Walter Roy Darby, I Herbert Darby. Lowell ^barbut [and Wesley Hopkins, derisions as to his policies in the light of this more complete information. The cotton manufacturing industry is made up of a variety of different lines of manufacture, each with its separate problems. It la, therefore, Hines thinks, Indispensible in Ihe search of facts to Proceed separately as Lo sac hot those branches of the industry and he Is tsking steps to organize the industry in to groups for the purpose of developing the necessary information. Thus the “wide sheetings group” and tbs "narrow sheetings group” already have been organized aad each I* taking steps to promote the obtaining of information relating to its own problems and opportunities. Other groups are Uk*tfr to be formed In the near futum aud each group will be lo a position to utilize the results of research In Hines* office and also avail Itself of the*initiative and assistance of the other groups. To Cover All l*lia«***s While the institute is un organization of cotton mills Hines and his executive committee are ust*; vinced that it is eminently den*-able to work in most friendly effort with every other general interest related to cotton manufan* lure Thus the problems that h#-set the grower, the selling <*•»!« the converter, finisher, garment manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer and the consuming public ai* to    P/efully considered in Hints plan. ;

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