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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1938, Abilene, Texas I WEST TCXtf MiWSttKR VOL. LVIII, 197, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SMKH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Many Of Stale Buildings Tire Traps-Mired Asks Expansion Of Eleemosynary Institution System AUSTIN, Dec. selected to succeed" Dr. N. J. Smith SecretarJ' of the Interior Ickes Is of Anson as president. Dr D L G expected to announce tomorrow Curb of Albany was elected' vice- K'helher ne wl" for mayor of DrCSiripnt. T-i- ChlcadO. The nn "in_ hicago. The betlir.g on the "in- side'1 Is that the answer will be Quota Vote COLLEGE STATION. Dec. Texas cotton unofficial vole, subject to recheck tomorrow. Texans Invite Eden DALLAS, Dec. -Anthony Eden, former British cabinet mem- ber now visiting in the United States, today was invited to be the honor guest at the statewide dem- ocralic banquet on Jackson day. January' 7. The Weather showed today for and America its effect on against the AAA control plan Mrs. Larry Adamson sang a group of two songs. She was ac- companied by Mrs. Gordon Weir at the piano. About 50 doctors and their wives were present for Ihe dinner and the brief business session following The banquet room had been decorated by the auxiliary. Christmas colors and emblems being used throuzh- out. Next mceling of the association will be January 10, 1939. VICIMTri rlonJj TKXAS: fimr tlondr mrMtlrt In cwra norfhtJMl porlloi ''wVfcr'Vr'v WF.ST Tr.XA.S: tVr I SANTA'S GOING BE ON HAND IN ABILENE FROM WEDNESDAY 10 CHRISTMAS .I n r V "s dJys' o'clock this afternoon and con- he must be about his regular work. v, A i s hi Amerce manager, received a telegram from Banta uuil Sould 5rlve Wednesday, and immediately began planning for the I, A i superintendent, decided that each y mCmbCr Chamber of ornme. The children selected were Ann Nelson ol Alta Vista, Mary K. DeMare of Locust, !r :frr; FOR CRITICISM OF GERMAN PRESS- Nazis Snub Chamberlain's Talk To Solve Problem Posed By Supreme EDUCATOR PROPOSES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SOUTH'S NEGROES ATLANTA. Dcc.'JIS _ suggestion that states provide scholarships for negro students was offered today by a negro educator as one solution of the problem raised In the South by the supreme court ruling equality of educational privileg- es must be accorded white and negro students. The supreme court Itself dis- regarded a scholarship plan for outsfde instruction for negroes provided by Missouri In passlng'on a case from that state in which a negro sought lo gain entrance Into the Uni- versity of Missouri law school. Varying views were expressed today by southern educators regarding the best method of meeting the situation. The negro educator, J. B. Watson, president of Arakan- sas Agricultural mechanical and Normal college for negroes at Pine Bluff said he believed the problem could best be sol- ved by state scholarships in Institutions (hat admit negroes to membership. Among those questioned, only John Hugh Reynolds, president of Hendrix college, Conway, Ark., suggested negroes be ad- mitted to white colleges. "Separate schools are now maintained in Arkansas for courses In which the negroes are largely Rey- nolds said, "If any negro's wished to study law or mei'- cine or there would be few desiring this they should be admitted to the reg- ular classes at the university. There probably would be trou- ble at some hot-headed southern boy might bash a negro's in a year or two we would get used to It." AGAINST OLD WORLD Americas Uniting For Protection j. Nationalism Put Aside By Meet Hull Declares Nations Keenly Aware Of Threat LIMA, Deo, tions of the western Na- hemis- phere, spurred fcy what Secre- tary of State Cordell Hull call- ed a "grave world took first steps. today to or- ganize for peace in the new world and protection from tha old. DISCUSSION BEGUN Putting aside what Hull termed "excessive and short-sighted na- the nations plunged into discussion of far-reaching project! before the committee on organiza- tion of peace. In a radio address tonight at the end of the day's sessions of the 21- nation Pan-American conference, Hull declared American nations were "keenly aware of the threat to their principles and Institutions H Mldnltht ..10 11 Gong Victim Takes PRISON KILLING SEQUEL TO 'MISTAKE MURDER' OSSININO, N. Y, Dec. ven- geance that readied even inside the nails of liina smg prison wrote a sequel loday to the "mkiovJ (m F' 26' New financial Detectives saw ihc killers never meant to "get" OHara. The Intended target was Matthew J. Kane II, an ex-convict, who "knew too much Kane died today tn the prison hospital from In- hi of knife-blade luthorltles disclosed. Five convicts were placed in' solitary confinement tn connection with the case Keepers said Kane "took Ihe refusing to .alk when he knew he was dying rwicf. marked (or death. Kane --scaped to live 1 on borrowed time through tte error of his would-be slayers and Mvtxl hk life also sent rioom. paradoxically, the act that lim back to prison to his from prison hours bc- n his pledge to go directly In the fame apartment tor lor v i violati lng Kanc Picked up n and returned to Sin? Sins Prison authority MM was supnwirl to '5Mde 10V thi: SIKCtiicSbr' c" hotduP in BrooWj-n in 1033 "urdcr? Questioned in connection wllh a WASHINGTON. Dec. U loin to ei- pand United States-owned com- munication facility in South America gave impetus tonight to tlje Roosevelt administra- tion's program to promote soli- darity in the western hemis- phere. HULL ARRIVES AT PAN-AMERICAN PERU which has arisen elsewhere in na- tions holding alien Ideas which they seek lo Impose by force or extend by deceplion. "Unless I mistake the prevailing attitude he added, "the Amer- ican nations are determined to de- fend these institutions and princi- ples of their own choice." The committee on organization of peace, meeting under the chairman- ship of Alfranio De Melto Franco, former foreign minister of Brazil, reviewed proposals before It under four headings: 1. Perfecting and coordinat- ing Intcr-Amcrican peace Instr- uments; 2. Creating an inter-Amcrl- can court of international jus- tice; 3. Creating a league of Amer- ican nations, and A. Declaring an American doclrirtc of non-recognition of Icrrilory acquired by force. A Brazilian proposal lo deny alien minorities tn wtin America any special minority rights, such as Sudeten Germans demanded of Czecho-SIovakia, was referred to the committee on international law. Brazil has large German and Ital- ian minorities. Mexico propoifd declaration asainst aerial bombardments ui wartime, and the United Slates delegation led in preparation of economic proposals which would link the Amercas by increased trade. Moderately Cold Weather To Stay Weathermen last nisht promised o relief from the Texas winter spell lhat invaded Abilene Saturday nislit. Today will remain 'air. calm anrt there will be liltle chanp.c in Temperatures. Fainl possibility of even colder weather loomrd last night as the nemiry dropped to 36 degrees at o'clock, lower by two decrees than he minimum temperature for the oreceding 21 hours. Maximum yts- erday was 15 degrees at 3 p. m. Meanwhile farmers and ranchers continued to hope for either snow or rain. In feme sections there Is shortage of water for cattle and mall grain needs rain badly. Secretary of state cordell Hull (center foreground) was accom- panied by a battery of delegates, secretaries and clerks as he ar- rived In Lima, Peru, to attend the eighth Pan-American con- ference. At the left Is Mrs. Hull and second Xom the left, first row, is Senora Concha, wife of Dr.- Carlos Concha, Peruvian foreign minister