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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - February 10, 1938, Abilene, Texas ais? mwmm • • ®()t Abilene Reporter ••WITHOUT, OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES,”-Bion VOL LYU, NO. 265 Associated Trraa (API ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY IO, 1938.—TWELVE PAGES fnttei PrMi (IPI PRICE 5 CENTS Motor Caravan Protests Valley Labor Troubles CIO - U.S. Steel Sign Contract Existing Agreement Renewed With Door Open For Wage Adjustments Jobless Citrus Workers Parade In Strife Areas NEW YORK, Feb. 9— (AP)-The vast U. S. Steel Corporation, faced with sudden price cuts by non-CIO-organized competitors, today granted the CIO an indefinite extension of its working contract, but left a door ajar to possible wage reductions. The effect of the new “big steel”-CIO treaty was to per-length of the lower Rio" Grande petuate the present contract, calling for a basic $5-a-day mini-\ alley today in a gesture of protest mum, but with the understanding adjustment could be sought by either side and that, failing SOLON ACTOR HARLINGEN, Feb. 9.-—(A1)—A 50-car caravan of citrus workers and union sympathizers paraded the against citrus proration and anti union activity. Hie demonstration was peaceful throughout the 70-mile trek. At Harlingen, where rangers and state highway police joined sheriff’s deputies to guard against possible disorder, the demonstrators were prevented thre'* times from passing the plane of the Valley Publishing company, where a strike of composing room workers has been in effect IO da. s. J. L. Milburn, president of the Mercedes local 30363 of the fruit and vegetable workers union, an A. F. of Ii. affiliate, said the protest was against the proration of produce being shipped from the valley. “There are 8,000 field and plant work irs out of work now, due to proration.” Hilbum, the leader of the caravan, said "If proration keeps up iherr will be 5.000 or 6,000 more joblc s, We will keep demon-strating until something is done about it, We wont .starve peacefully.'’ A kcd if the assembly was aimed at the Valiev Publishing company, j Milburn .said “We also are demotist ra ting against the employment anywhere rf non-union workers I where a union has been organized.” ■ The company's three papers, the Brownsville Herald, the Valley Morningstar at Harlingen, and the Valley Evening Monitor at McAllen, , have beni published here since Monday. HARLINGEN. Feb. 9 — I* -A. E Branch, manager of the La Feria Citrus association plant, said tonight about 200 men had entered the plant today and urged its workers to leave their jobs. He aid rnemb- rs of the group turned o!f the electric flower and shouted loudly but did not damage machinery. No workers left their lobs and tile men quit tup plant fttrdrfnRTafi Kob'rTWinch said. Tear Bombs Rout Santone Strikers Service For All Urged Here By Legion Leader Doherty Smoker Guest Following Public Address Adoption of the principle of universal service and maintenance of ampF defense were advocated by Daniel J. Doherty, national commander of the American Legion, in an address here last night. Doherty was guest of honor of Abilene and West Texas ex-service men in an overnight stop in his tour of Texas. Four hundred persons assembled in the city hall auditorium to hear his message ...............preceding an informal smoker in tain th v~si a tits * quo ~to~ allow* time” to his hc>nor at the Veterans’ codetermine to what extent the price 1101 Ise structure would be hammered.    Sharply    denouncing those per- Today’s price deedin''-, which I’ son who wrung unconscionable 8. Steel’s Carnegie-Ulinois subs!- profits from human misery with-diary followed, made the situation ouf a thought of those who were shape up like this:    dying in France” during the Historic steel opponents of the World war. he told of a resolution CIG—the independents—by low r- on the part of American Legion ing rates on some of their produces ! forces to secure enactment of leg-had taken at least one step in tim isiation providing universal serv-dirertion of the low-price, high ire . production economy demanded b> uil\T it mfav« some IT r evelt adrninistrationists. -rs ,    , The universal service principle means, he said, “Equal opportunity for all, with special profit for none. It would give the pres!- Anarchy Menaces Jap In Conquered Chinese BALLINGER'S WINNING FIRE DEPT PUMPERS concurrence within 20 days on any such revision demanded, the whole agreement would end. AWAIT PRICE DEVELOPMENTS To some observers it seemed clear the corporation had decided to le- Alid this step had i>een taken at a time when U. S. Steel fared the hour of do< ision as to whether to continue with the CIO.    .    „    - •Big Steer’ already had laid a f"11,J>0VPr t0 contro1 Profit mak-predicite for possible wage declines, 11 )v pr: °ns remaining at home Above is shown the members of the Ballinger volunteer fire department’s pumper team which won first place in the race contest Tuesday afternoon at the meeting of the Hill Country Firemen’s association at Ballinger. From left to right the members are: E. A. Miller. Jack Carroll, Raymond Hash, O. W. Pictured above is SAnator J. Manley Head, 28. Texas’ youngest legislator, who has crashed Hie movie., as an actor. \ native of Stchpenvi:’.c Head will play a role in Paramount s f >r booming picture. “The Texans,” company of which is now on location at tine La Mota ranch near San Antonio. through a statement of President Benjamin Fairless that price cuts could but end eventually in lower pay for the workers, The new and extended U. S. Steel-CIO a :rermnt directly involves or substantially affects some 240.000 workers. The CIO’s steel workers organizing committee. headed by Philip Murray, retains the right to bargain only for its mem- place a during -war, and would “ceiling’* or. prices. For years we have advocated the universal service principle,” h'' said, 'bi.- so far nothing ha* brim done about it. ‘Let rn,; tell you. as commander of the American Legion, that scion must be had on this matter this year” Doherty said that he had Early Settler OL City Passes Abdon Holt Dies In Home Where Lived 42 Years ber s. steel emphasized t.at the open tres5cd that subject in every shop was reaffirmed,    speech he had made since taking Murray, saying the new contract °^icp as national commander. He promised “to stem the tide of wage Pointed out that the Sheppard- slashing.” add d it was a “victory I HiU bllU pending both before the to,- America” because of the “stab- house and the senate now, would i.izing effect ’ it would ha', e on busi- provide for universal service ness generally. Letter May Shed l_|c Light On Slaying SAN ANTONIO. Feb. 9.—Ti— Police used tear gas to rout a group cf striking pecan shellers from in front of a plant here today. The lid is off.” Donald Henderson, president of the National CIO union, declared, “and picketing will Abdon Holt die i Wednesday evening at the home where he had lived more than 40 years, He was 70 years old Mr. Holt, a number of one of Central West Texas earlier ranch families who came here when Abilene was only five > ears old, lived ST SIMONS ISLAND. Ga., Feb 9— -T—Testimony that a mysterious letter was found under the front door of the rectory of Dr. Charles H. Ire the night before he was killed by a sniper was reported at j ^orp entering war, a coroner’.s inquest here today.    'The safety of this nation is Al thou h the inquest was held jeopardy x x x in serious jeop he said. Recommendation Lu h ;> -son present was urged ■ to write to his congressman and senators immediately in support of the .Jill. Doherty’s stand drew applause from the crowd .SCORE'' LEDLOW BILL Prefacing his remarks concerning national defense, Doherty denounced the proposed Ludlow amendment which would require a referendum to the people be- BY 2 -1 MAJORITY- Farm Bill Gets House OK Quick Senate I DIBRELL^ ECHO RANCH SCENE OF COLEMAN HEREFORD SALE I Sixty-One Animals Average $103 In Auction; E. E. Horn Big Buyer continue regardless of what police at Hickory street say or do.” Shortie after the incident, Henderson and J E. Crossland of Hous-ton, secretary of the state federation of CIO unions, were subpoenaed to appear before the Bexar county grand Jury tomorrow’. Marooned Russians Drifting To Land MOSCOW. Feb. 9 — T—Radio communications reestablished with four Russian scientists marooned on a .'mall polar ice float tonight re-\ra!<d thev were drifting southwest nearing the east coast of Greenland, The campers, whose raido message had ben unheard for 36 hours I because of magnetic storms, were behind clo. ed doors, an informed source said a maid in the cl«rg\ -mans residence testified she found the letter, which was not post-marked. and handed it to Mrs. Lee Tile maid did not know the contents, she said. The coroner's jury planned to obtain th.e letter in the hope it might shed light on the identity of the assassin who fired two bullets into th'* rectory Saturday night, one of Hie residence had been his home sin p early in 1896. when Mr Holt and his bride of a few months moved to town from their ranch east of Abilene. Hie elderly ranchman had been a land appraiser for several insurance companies and farm and ranch loan agencies in hts later t ears. He had been in failing health .nee last w lnch killed Dr. I ce. September. FI SERAL VI HOME Funeral services will tv held at 4 o'clock this afternoon at the home. The rites will be read by the Rev, C. A. Ixmg, pastor of St. Paul's Methodist church, of which Mr. Holt was a member. Named as pallbearers were W. G. Swenson, Homer Scott, c, S. Bass.. J. O Shelton. Wiley Turner and W. J. Bryan. Burial in Cedar Hill Accused Nazi Cleric Dismisses Counsel Trial In Upheava Recessed IO Days cheered by improving weather con- cemetery will be directed by La ugh-ditions after rn storm had threaten- j ter Funeral home, ed their tiny floe.    I    Mr EERLIN. Feb. 9—(Ab    Assuming the role of a martyr, the Rev. Mar-.    .    tin Niemoeller threw* his star . _ .    „    .    J1?*1    **    survived    by    his    wife,    I    chamber trial into confusion today The ice breaker Murmanets,    Mrs.    Nellie Holt,    two sons, C    M hurrying to rescue the scientists, re- I Holt    of Amarillo    and Abdon    F ported its position as still more than    Holt    of Lubbock; one daughtf r, Mi - 250 miles from the drifting camp-ers. FD To Ask Additional ' S250.000.000 Relief Detroit Due For Big Lump Of Aid WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.—(AP)—An additional $250,000,000 federal relief expenditure to be recommended soon by President Roosevelt, Is to bf* distributed largely in the big manufacturing centers which have been hard hit by winter layoffs. Detroit, center of the automobile Industry which has dropped many thousands of workers, will get a major portion of the fund, officials indicated. “Gur greatest problem is in the industrial centers,” it was said at W P. A. headquarters. “Heavy demands have come from the automotive and other mass production fields W’here there have been winter layoffs. “We cannot say at this time whether all these people thrown into idleness will be placed on work relief rolls.” Tile money to be asked will be in addition to sums originally allotted for this fiscal yea*. The president today told his intention's to legislators at a conference. When the session W’as ended, it was learned Roosevelt would send a mesage to congress, possibly tomorrow, asking the supplementary appropriation and setting fort, • reasons for his request. and caused its recess until Feb. 19 by dismissing his throe attorneys. Abutnf' Hfh“rvi,h ,fo,reien tit Another brother,    Clayton Holt I    ,    , Protestant minister died here February 18, 1937 Except i ?    ,    ?ainf,    ,besmlrclhlng the for four boys in the    family,    none of'    t    * h TTh Holt’s brothers and    sisters    reached'    * ,CurUy*    he    ended the    ’vervlc* of maturity. Most of them died in in-1 attorneys and assumed an at-fancy.    titude of silence. "They didn’t know    how to    tend tc I    n    was    recalled in    connection children in those days,” Asa Holt observed last night Abdon Holt considered himself a native Texan, although he was born near Auburn. Ala., in Mason county. His birth date was December 31, 1867. Basis for that attitude was the fact that his family then lived in See HOLT, Pg. 3, Col. 7 with the state's allegations of "treasonable dealings” with foreign nations that a delegation of English clergymen, headed by the dean of Chichester, has been here since the trial proceedings started. Confessional synod circles, while realizing that the English ministers have good intentions, hoped they d€r **in iM)me degree" would withdraw so as not to ag- I      -._ gravate the situation further. art!'. was made that the United States build up a much creator defense A wealthy nation? Yes. But for each million dollars of wealth we have only one soldier,” he Nee DOHERTY, Pg. 3, Col. 6 Assault* Case Delayed Until February 21 Dial of Pat Adams in 42d district court on a criminal assault (barge was passed until February 21 when called before Judge Milburn S, Long Wednesday. District Attorney Bob Black ask-ed the postponement because at the illness and absence of the complin mg wit nes.'. District court room was filled when the case was called. Included in the crowd was a special venire of 150 men, who were instructed to report back on February 21. JuiUn Ding .set bond at $3,000 A bond has been prepared, but Adams is being held pending approval of the sheriff of the bondsmen’s home county. Martin. Wright’ Defence Resorts To Oratory LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9    4 Lawyers began a two-day battle of logic and oratory today over the fate of 38-year-old Paul A. Wright, airport president, who, at 4 a. rn. last Nov. 9, fatally shot his young wife and his “best friend” John Kimmei, on a piano bench at the Wright home. Assistant Prosecutor J, Miller Leavy contended the state has proved Wright committed rn ut- QUIET AFTER STORM— No Compromise Measure Seen Following Dog Law Defeat The Weather Action Unlikely Lengthy Debate Seen When Upper House Gets Act WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 —</P>— The administration's new crop control program won house approval by a two to one majority tokay and went to the senate, where | leaders said it would be considered j tomorrow. The legislation which the house I accepted by a 263 to 135 bi-partisan vote was a revised draft which a WASHINGTON. Feb. 9—c/Pi —Texas representatives voted as follows on the administration's compromise farm bill: Democrats for: Dies, Garrett. Luther A. Johnson, Lyndon Johnson, Jones, Lanham, McFarlane, Mahon, Mansfield, Maverick. Patman, Patton, Poage, Rayburn, Sanders, South, Sumners, Thomason., Democrats against: Kleburg, Thomas, West. senate - house conference committee wrote from provisions of bills both chambers passed last December SEEK SPEEDY APPROVAL Senate leaders, some of whom went to the house during the vote, saki they would seek quick action In that chamber so th* measure could be sent to the White House in time for spring planting. There was little prospect, however, that the senate would act with anything like the speed of the house In the latter chamber where the measure came up yesterday administration fores put over a rule limiting debate to four hours. Under senate rules, debate can be limited only by a two-thlrda vote and a limitation seldom Is approved. There were indications, too that many senators wished to debate the measure, particularly See FARM BILL Pf. 3, Col S Report 3 Generals Resign In Protest To Nazification' Revives Talk Of III Will Between Hitler And Army Authority Provinces Nippons Blame Banditry Wave On Communists North Ch ina In Grip Of Vandals As War Surges On SHANGHAI, Feb. IO — (Thursday) -— (AP)—A grave state of anarchy and lawless-nes today was reported straining authority of the Japanese in north China while their armies struggled to conquer a vast area of central China along the Lunghai railroad. Dispatches from Tientsin said after the Japanese evicted Chinese officials in captured north China provinces these areas relapsed into banditry and civic disorder. “INTOLERABLE" It was authoritatively reported conditions had become intolerable for peasants who had not fled from their homes during the Japanese invasion and that marauding bands were preying on the countryside. Japanese authoriites in Tientsin charged communist agents were active in stirring up the people to un-preredented anarchy. Japanese troops were said to be mopping up bandits and alleged communist guerilla bands between Tientsin and Paotingfu. Authorities have been trying to persuade them to surrender and. according to Chinese reports, 100.000 of them agreed to do so, but 80,000 others refused to do so. Chinese and Japanese authorities offered rewards for firearms and the heads of alleged outlaw leaders. Sharply conflicting reports of I success came from the central China battle zone, whet Japanese and Chin*-'* armies hMr b r fighting four {woaks For ’life * :’al railroad network and rich agricultural provinces. The Japanese said eight armies—* five driving down from the Shantung province region along a battle line roughly 273 miles long and three fighting northward from the Hwai ricer front—were steadily clos-■ lug in on the huge “corridor ’ along j the east-west Lunghai railroad. __________ Japanese reports of gains were quarters is a monument erected in disputed by Chinese, who declared honor of the mother of all register- helr <mn tr°op.' bad prevented the od cattle in the Dibrell herd. The fapanese from advancing along the cow, Breeze 2i$t, was bought at the 100*mile Hwai river front and were first Dallas fair. and her descend- #uc?*®ful]y    the armies anta are the foundation for the Peking toward the Lunghai railway present herd.    and strategic junction city of Gurley, Fate Parker and H. L. Lawless. The teams time for the contest was 23 2-5 seconds. Brownwood s team took second place with Ume of 24 1-5 seconds. By HARRY HOLT blaff Writer EC HO RANCH. Coleman Cornu*. Gb. J Th:* is home for one of Texas oldest h .’» pf re** .errI l.vr- f «J*.    bere .in the heart °l S    that Col. Wm. C. Dibrell established a herd that’s in I ta Md year. Todey was sort of a homecoming affair for five Coleman county ( Hereford breeders who matched their rattle with those belonging to J C. Dibrell Si Sona for an auction sale that averaged $103 for ■ixty-one animala told. Moat of these were from herda that originated in purchases made here. .MONT MENT TO HERD DAM Not far from tho ranch head- BERLIN. Feb. 9—-tJP—Is Chan- Many old-time cattlemen who Suchow from the north. FFA Father-Son Feed At Blackwell' BLACKWELL, Feb 9—The annual Future Farmers of America Father-Son banquet will be held here to-morrow night at the high school, ac- •liminal* chaplains from the army; cording to J. D. Franklin Jr., ad- make the Nazi salute obligatory; isor.    confine recruiting of future young Members of the Blackwell agrlcul- officers to men who attended Nazi tural class, their fathers, school party institutions of learning; and board members and others will at- place a political commissioner on tend the event.    «ach army staff. rellor Adolf Hitler stronger than his drove longhorns oui of his count discontented generals?    try when Camp Colorado was an CAAL TA Drm#r* I- Last weeks army and cabinet 0,ltP°st came bere today to .see an JC“K IO I iGVGfl shake-ups seemed to have answered : enflrely n*w cattle in a new world, that question in the affirmative,: When tJley drove across these roil-but it was raised again in diploma-1 lng hllls' brokpn only by beautiful tic quarters today by reports three trrw?4> steers were worth $10 per generals offered their resignations    ad- 1 *:a-v the> *>ld as high as in protest against Nazification of „ 0 Ihat was what Largent and the army.    Harkrlder of Brownwood paid for Other questions qrew out ct the I * ‘ '•month-°,<i helr«. p'*rl* 3d. first;    I Thc>e cattlemen remember when Ar. there many discontented    I?0m' '°,r °« higher office lr tho armv >    e    f9fkster*d    herds of cat- n,,ner emeers in the .rn.,?    , u, Mo, |hey ar( sc,ttMwl through. Observers familiar with Hitler’s out the country, and high-grade tactic* pointed out all necessary purebred cattle and sheep now graze precautions against effective oppo- land that once was home of the sltion naturally were taken before longhorn 27. ,mb*rkM on balmy day slows biddlng such s dtsstir make-up.    Both    ctttkmen and tattle sue- The names of the three reported , cum bed to “spring fever today a.< I    _______________________________ to have offered their resignations unusually balmy wea'her held sway. I received from Bishop Warren weJ?    Buyers were a bit slow in paying off A- Candler, retired, a letter com- Their action was said to have for animals offered.    mending the movement to “the £er aTedSr .s0/ sIEESTto E E’ H°rn’ Baird rancher' *as Sy?*thy o! a11 good W* L__n w-    .in    heaviest buyer of the day, taking St™art sa a tne laymen's state IO bulls. Remainder of the sales were well scattered. J. c Dibrell Si Sons consigned 27 animals to the *ale that brought prices, for the Hitler's own Voelkischer Beoabach-ter which was taken as a reflection on army morals Meanwhile Nazi party headquarters. with Heinrich Himmler. chief! Church Unification Retired Bishops Join Opposition AUGUSTA, Feb. 9—(/Pl—Two retired bishops of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, extended their sympathetic cooperation today in a campaign launched by laymen against unification of branches of the church. C. J. Stewart, a member of tho executive committee of the organization for the preservation of the Southern Methodist church, said he forth among of all Germany police, as the prime JI    c    general    aver- mover, was said to be preparing an order for ‘Nazification” of the army. ment of policy’ set other things: We believe the adoption xxx will drive from the church thousands of southern Methodists. It was reported the order would Other consigners were M IC. Witt DALLAS. Feb. 9 - db --Bishop of Coleman, Meek Byers estate, John M- Moore- chairman of tho Coleman, Jack Horne, Coleman, C. E. Kingsbury. Santa Anna, and Oscar McDermett, Cross Plains. Visitors were treated to a barbecue dinner. Buyers, address, price, animals bought and date of calving are See HEREFORDS, Pg. 3, Col 4 Mott I, I ML I: .Vt AVD    Vie I MTV: Hon.I, and much colder Itiur-do, VV I si ii \ \«*: |>art|y ri„u<t,t rotter in north port ton Ihunnln, ; IXdat riot, rf, with im r« -ion ,i| r ,,ln* in north m ^    , portion*. I \s| ii \*h:    \|«at|y ,.|„tt<j,( coiner In north ,so-tIon rhun»d*j ;    (r1d»> cloud' proton l> rum Gentle to moderate e««t to M illio n I \» Inst* on the nnot Ohl.VHOMV; Tartly cloyd'i. much rev dor I hur-itm :    F riday rloiidj, pmhshlt rn to MVV Mi \I(<|. Tar! Iv flood, Thor* WORLD TOUR IN WORDS— Adventurer s Lecture Spel Ibinds Audience r Moper*ture >e*ierda» Hoi N  I ...»JI The “dog question” was practical-1 Although tile possibility had been d«> Vrdav; UWhat ly taboo in Taylor county Wednes- mentioned during pre-election argu- ,    •’*'rU,,n    T*w*dn*. day.    I    nien^- there will be no conference Tho eta', oftoo    tho    otoriinn    tho*    °f dog 0wtt«fs and    livestock    men    to! The day after    the    election    that    framp R •*compromiaf , ,aw saw voters refuse, almost 3-1. to I There is n%such thing as a coumr adopt the state local option doglty law in Texas, and the city al-law. both tides apparently were evi-Tready has an umnforced dog ordinal dencing no “hard feelings.”    anet. Only way for the county to County Judge Lee R. York est!- Squire a‘ law' covering its entire! mated that the election cost • the area would be securing passage of county between $550    and $600, in-    a special bill in the    legislature,    when exuding printing    of    uppies,    pay-    it next meets rn    # manta to judges and miscellaneous j 2hat would be a f#-fetched #ro- aU“    *    •    w R si nip1 I \, M. tin .... SIV .... fill .... M .... AS .... .Vt .... HH .... HH ... . ss .... ti* HH X IM? ll » m. M'Hti rd av r M 11 *4 IU ", Ti, TV TH *7 l>i- K ........ a ie ..... ii .......... Midnight    an anil litvipqf trmppratiirr* I" I 17 fin! ,v -simp <ta a expenditures. ceaure, political observers saw »*■ ar lien, vt p,,| fj 'inispt 'f'lpril", «:t0; I aunypi today 6:J1. »nnrl*r By GARTH JONES For more than two hours last night Richard Halliburton, author and adventurer, carried a capacity audience in the MeMurry college auditorium as far a wav from Abilene as he could get them. Spinning tale after tale of his personal experience'. romantic traveler transported an especially receptive crowd with him as he crossed the Alps on an harmonica playing elephant Made them blanch with horror as he told of how he listened to the death bed confession of the executioner of the last of the Ko ma nova Then thrilled them as he took the Prince o; Bagdad riding in his airplane, Following the path of Hannibal, he the Flying Carpet. Swaggering, gesturing, never still a moment, he hurled barrage after barrage of unbelievable statements of foreign lands at his listeners in true Halliburtonian manner. Meticulously dressed in a well fitting double breasted suit, he was the modern day version of the heroes of his boyhood dreams—Hannibal, Alexander tile Great, Napoleon, Lawrence of Arabia HLs first story was the recounting of his trek across ’he Alps from Switzerland to Italy on the back ob Mademoiselle Elizabeth Dalrymple, a three ton telephant. visited the famous St Bernard monastry, disrupted church services in the little town of St Pierre when Dolly his elephant took a bath on the public square. He told of how’ he moved Dolly from the middle of a traffic clog- ! god highway in the Alps when she became mountain sick and balked —by talking to her in French baby talk. How* he and Dolly put to I rout an Italian army of 20,000 of Mussolini’s best soldiers when jg elephant shied at firing artillery. From humor to tragedy, he told See HALLIBURTON, P|. 3, Col. 4 . unification committee of the Methodist church. South, tonight took: I issue with the reported contention of a retired bishop of the church that the plan for Methodist unification was dead because one conference had voted against it. BLshop Moore said the law to which Bishop Collins Denny of Richmond. Va,, referred in a letter to an official of a layman’s group at Augusta, Ga , was repealed in 1832. ‘ According to church law,” Bishop Denny wrote C. J. Stewart of Augusta, chairman of the group opposing unification, “each annual conference must agree xxx Tho north Mississippi annual conference gave a majority vote against it and consequently the plan has already failed.” Rioting Breaks Out After Irish Election BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND. Feb. 9.—(JP)—Sporadic disorders broke out tonight near Hie conclusion of Northern Ireland’s general election called by Prime Minister Lord Craigavon to back his stand against union with Ire-land.    A* ;