Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - July 30, 1938, Abilene, Texas
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VOL LVI11, NO. 62.
AtM>etat«4 Tr*»» (AP)
ABILENE, TEXAS. SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 30, 1938.—EIGHT PAGES
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Mexican Train Blast Kills Two
Rebel Followers Of General Cedillo Are Blamed In Explosion At San Luis Potosi
MEXICO CITY, July 29—(AP)—Two persons were killed
today in a San Luis Potosi state train explosion railway officials blamed on Cedillo rebels.
A number of persons suffered slight injuries in the blast, which wrecked a second class I
coach of a Mexican national train was between El Gain and La railways train on the San Luis B°;y’yu:Ta aPP^oxima,p;v 210 milPS Potosi-Tampico division.
Name Wasn't Always Potosi, But Homecoming s The Same Habit
By M Af RINE BASTOS ROE
The name hasn't always been
According to Will Nesmith, who lays claim to having arrived there "just a few minutes before they hung up the last hill," the thriving Taylor county community that now is known aa Potosi was first named Lytle.
"For the creek? ’ he was asked.
‘No. they named the creek for the town," he came back. That's also the reason Lytle lake bears the name it does.
Then as the town grew, the rest-1 dents decided they wanted a United States postoffice. They made application under the name of their j fair community—Lytle—and were immediately turned down. There a1- I ready was a Lytle in Texas.
They had to be another name. P. j T. Pollard and Joe Hailey and some others cast around. Nesmith omitted the reason, just stating that 'Potosi | came from over in Mexico.*' By that he meant San Luis Potosi, a Mexican cliv figur ag not so long ago in front page news—there had
been another rebellion stir.
But Potosi of Taylor county does-n't have the Mexican spirt* Its citizens work together for the development of their own community, county and state. There are numerous thriving farms, a good school, churches, the business houses needed for a community of that type.
Right now, they are in the throes of preparation for the annual Potosi homecom ng, Its a singing, to be held Saturday night and a1! dav Sunday. There will be a loud speak
er in the Baptist church for the I occasion. Everybody has been in-1 vited to come and bring veil-filled baskets—there will be dinner on the grounds at noon.
Will Nesmith is president of the Posoti Singing convention, which each summer stages this homecoming. The ex-Potosi residents come from miles around to attend. Abilene always has a large representation. for Potosi. Uke other communities in this area, is the former home of many residents here.
Nesmith has lived at Potosi since early Lytle days. “Its 43 or 44 years ago that I moved there."
P. T. Pollard and Joe Hailey, who played a big part in the securing of the postoffice, both are dead. They both had the opportunity before they diet* to serve the community as poslni|sters.
It will be reminiscenses of the early days of Lytle which will occupy much of the time at the homecoming. We want everybody to come.” said Nesmith.
The explosion occurred within a mile of the spot where followers of General Saturnine Cedillo, who
launched an unsuccessful revolt Mav 20. had fiynamited another train two months ago Government forces thus far have failed to capture the rebel chieftain.
west of Tampico.
A Mexican army lieutenant and an infant were said by railway officials to have been the victims.
In San Luis Potosi, State General Saturnine Cedillo May 20 started the rebellion which was caused by government troops.
Only this week, however, manifestos bearing Cedillo's name were circulated in tire state capital .say-
BY SEA AND AIR—
Raul Nevarez, Thief clerk of the I ing the rebellion was “not over.” railways, said "CedUlistra rebels I Tile hand bills called for volunteers were responsible beyond doubt." The I to carry on the uprising.
Escaped Texas Convict Taken
Officers Set Trap To Capture Three Others Who Fled Ferguson Prison Farm
MEXIA, Julv 29 v —Officer-; tonight shot and captured one of four convicts who e.raped the Eastham .sta'e prison farm, and sought to trap two others who fled when their stolen automobile was wrecked here.
MEXIA ( HASE
Auto Dealers Fee Proposed
Used Car Market Crowded, Abilene Commission Told
Abilene has been one of the few bright spots on
Pacific Searched For Clipper, Long Overdue On Manila Hop
Sta'o highway paTolmon and sheriffs deputies encountered the fugitives at Groesbeck and chased them into the residential section in the southern part of Mexia.
The convicts crashed into a telephone pole as they turned sharply around a corner. They spilled from the machine and ran.
Deputy Charles Shreve shot Bruce Helms, 26-ycar-old Big Spring felon. w,ih a charge of buckshot, but the other men escaped.
Chief of Police A B McKenzie e industrial maps •'-aid Helm' would not identify the other two men, and would not sav
County Tax Rate May Be Given Boost
Complete Budget Not Complete But New Funds Needed
HAWAII CLIPPER LOST ON FLIGHT OVER PACIFIC
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•he city commission was told fugitive afUr their break fate to
rf the country for many months
Even that can have its duad van * iges yesterday
Tho speaker was Tom McMahon.’ Helms and h.s companions. Will a tome' who was representing a Mclntire 59. of Hico; Joe Mason,
group of automobile dealers seeking 23. and Delbert Alton Bower. 19. an ordinance which would require both of Dallas, bound Strat Rich-prrs<ms dealing in new autom^fcles, ards, assistant manager of the state sued cars and parts to secure orison system, and Capt. and Mrs.
license ’n do business from the city A. C. Lacrwell of the Ferguson
of Abilene fees to range upward camp on tho Eastham farm,
from *25 to *50 for dealers hand- I The mrn obtained a shotgun, pa
ling bo’h new and used vehicles. I and small caliber rifle from a
Probability that the Taylor county tax rate will be let at 65 cents for 1938 9 instead of | the current 50 cent rate was suggested yesterday by County Judge Lee R, York after a special budget conference of the commissioners court. CHANGE ESSENTIAL “Some change in the rate seems to be essential under present circumstances," York said, “but uncior a long-range plan the rate should
The 26-ton Hawaii Clipper of Pan-American Airway*. shown above in takeoff on one of its
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Hope Advanced That Plane Is Safe On Water
Navy Throws 14 Ships Into Hunt Over Long Route
regular flights across the Pacific ocean, remained unheard from last night after 24 hours
where thev had dropped the fourth redurpfi to ^ cents again next
year. There are already deficits in two of the county precincts, but
O'Daniel Men Will Have Say
Demo Convention To Be Dominoted By His Followers
the tax increase should put these j precincts back on the credit side of The Taylor county Democratic
r"cause Vhilrne is a bright spot on tho business map, the used car market here is being glutted with automobiles from other points, McMahon contended. The machines are sent in here from other cities where business is not so good, sold from lots where no investment is required, thereby hurting the local dealers who live and pay taxes here, he stated.
T''e ordinance also would incorporate features requiring each business to file records of sale* with j the city. giving a closer check of j stolen merchandise, said McMahon He said the ordinance proposed was patterned after a Dallas ordinance, i bu* that similar regulations were in for ce rn other cities, including Houston, lomesa, Hamlin and Haskell.
Eight automotive dealers also attended the session with W R. Allison explaining needs for the regulation. He and McMahon pointed out that they wanted the ordinance. but wanted the commission to hear both sides before anv action was taken. The mayor said that the matter would be gone into next Friday, affording closer study of the proposed ordinance,
At this point Bob Sanderson came into the meeting, to speak In pro-test to the proposed licensing ordinance. The mayor repeated his assurance that both sides would be
lockrrl drawer in the captains home and got the drop on him and his wife when they returned from a visit to town.
The convicts bound the couple
the ledger by next year,
"At the end of that time, the special tax for construction of the agricultural building could he done away with, dropping the rate back to 50 rent*. Then in 1941. the last payment will have been made on the courthouse. so barring further emergencies. it should he possible to further reduce the rate to 45 cents for 1942."
Complete budget has not vet
and then forced Richards, who had been worked out. but tentative driven up, to submit to the same plan5 cn\\ f0r slight increases in treatment. road and bridge fund, a $15.-
Chief McKenzie said Helm* was mo allocation for emergency WPA •‘badly hurt. * but that he did not projects, and increase of $6,620 in consider his condition critical. thP th5rd class pauper fund
He was sprayed with tiny practically all increases are due
party convention, to be held at 1:30 i this afternoon in the district court room, Is to be dominated by the O'Daniel supporters of the county, j J. P- Stinson, county chairman indicated last night
It is the law that the convention shall be dominated by the supporters of the gubernatorial candidate," Stinson said, "and I intend to see that the O'Dan-iel bors have their opportunity.
If anv of us who weren't O'Daniel supporters even get a look-in. it will be by the good grace and favor of the O'Daniel followers.”
Some 200 delegates from the vet-
Barbara Gives Count Air And Cash lo Heir
LONDON. Julv 29—TPi—The bitter marital troubles of Count and Countess Haugwit7-Rev*ntlow have boon ended ‘‘amicably” with a deed of separation as a prelude to a Danish divorce
Th* counter*, the former Barbara Hutton, American-horn heiress to 540.000.000 of the Woolworth dime store fortune, settled an undivulged sum upon their two-year-old son lance, solicitors for the couple said in a statement today
had gone by with no reports from it* radio It carried 15 per-aoas, Including the crew.
Oil Shutdown Will Continue
Allowables For August Cut Two Per Cent Lower
AUSTIN, July 29.—rn—'The railroad commisiaon today ordered continuation of Sunday shutdowns, in effect since Jan. 15, for Texas oil wells in August and reduced the allowable production of all wells, except those in east Texas, approx-"No other settlement.*: have been innately two per cent under present made,'* it was stated, and the bus- allowable*.
band. Count Court Haugwitz-Rev-entlow. handsome Dane, has waived right to any part of his wife's huge fortune
The fount Is given "parental right'' which "secures to him the ultimate decision with regard to cduration, religion, and professional career of his son. * For lance's “tender vears” his
The resulting basic airable for the state in August will he 1.417,805 barrels, or 66.613 above the July basic allowable. The reason for the increase is because there were five Sundays in July and there are only four in August.
Considering an average monthly
shot from the small of his back to his head.
"When we heard those men were on the loose and possibly headed this way, we went down toward Groesbeck on a hunch.
Sure enough, we jumped 'em."
McKenzie declared he was doubtful lf the two other escaped men could be caught tonight “We've got lots of men after 'em. but of course they have plenty of chances to flip away.’*
Grecian Dictator Downs Revolution
ATHENS, July 29——Greece's plump little Prussian-trained dictator. General John Metaxas, was reported to have smashed with
lightning gpMd todjy «n plm.h,w n.cK»arv m.chtnery »nd
ist rex oil on the fabled island of _____* ,__...JL
.. . underproduction for the year of 166
work" York in« precinct* of the county are ex- mo her shall has* the rare of per cant, the daily production will
to em re there” doesn't '< P**-^ to attend the convention
commented. . about Chief business will be to select del-
seem( to be much we can. epatrs to the sta-e convention, in school age he will spend one half of it. If we stop a WPA projec which Taylor county has 22 votes his school holidays with the count,
same persons are immediate! to - Thp deirpanon will be made up of and the other half with te coun-
rd lo apply for d*r«t rfh-Mhrough O Dnmrl ln,tructtonf tfM ••
thr ' :11 *n' vote as a unit a* the state coneen- — — -
'to* n«’mroai and bridge fund Infont's Rite* Set
budge* including the WPA allo-I The O Daniel supporters may uneaten’is $117 "48 tt. compared with «« of !h* elected precinct Funeral will be held at 3 p. rn
• too OI* 11 to.! ve.r ThP money is delegations and replace them with todav for Larry Don, infant son Mh ‘ .LSiPrecinct I S cents known O Daniel advocates Stinson of Mr. and Mrs W R Morris 1049 . ' . , „ w.f ’ nnfi M,._ said, such procedure would be per- Chestnut The babv was dead when
HE T i. * J^e.A do..ar P;,t- "'isstblc under the party rules jbom a, the home yesterday afer-
— “ " ' ‘ noon at 4 o’clock
dividual precinct budget estimates are precinct I. $37 761 87; precincts 2 and 4. $23.63 2 08; precinct 3. $19,-522 15.
From these funds the precincts must build, repair, and keep up all roads, bridges and approaches, and
Within four hours after announcing the insurgents had seized
. , . , ... . , Crete’s capital city of Canes, the
heard before action would be con- fa<r;M go'ernmonl ln Athens said
"The convention Saturday will probably he the biggest general shake-up the county ha* ever had.” Stinson conclude!, ‘hut the McGraw or Thompson bov* would have done the same thing if they had had the chance."
Local Republicans Meet This Afternoon
it was all over.
O'Donnell Has O’Daniel Press
O'DONNELL, July 29.—.-pi— W G. Forg;\ editor of the O Donnell Press, last an election bet last Saturday when a flour broker from Fort Worth won the democratic nomination for governor without the necessity of a runoff.
Forgy paid off his bet todav for all O'Donnell to see- right on the front page.
Instead of carving the usual front page masthead, this week's issue of the O’Donelt Press is the "O'Daniel Press.” Forgy. who supported the can-riacy of Ernest O Thompson, said “I can take it.”
And ‘O'Donnells O Daniels" agree,
Hold Your Nose
NEVADA. Mo. July 29—OP—A
equipment for such work.
Connolly Pleased At Possum Kingdom
MINERAL WEILLS. July 29 - 3 °'clofk thls afternoon in
Pleased with progress being made \h* pf ^ ^"ty Jud*p- A-
* v * John, county chairman, announced
with the osMim _ 1 ,i,pr ,(i«- ^ast J1^bt Delegates are experted
’ret. pa: of ie • s -Tm f:om the seven republican pre-
trict. United States Senator Tom cim.,s pf ;hp counf>'
wandering skunk was struck by a conaiw'left here this afternoon r th bound Missouri, Kansas and J ^ inspection
Texas passenger train near here _ vention. John said. will be the can
Chief business before the con-
Wednesday night and wound up in the train's air-conditioning machinery, where he broadcast his pres
Vass of ballots for countv chairman
trip to the dam site.
V'l J*"S!f.rL S!" and selection of delegates to the
-........- ——......— .— included. Char s - s. state Republican convention to be
erne The air-conditioning was cut. project enflp^r: «*■ D . ' ' held in Houston August 9. There
off in a hurry and the car ventllat- treasurer of the district, and several w|n bp nQ Rppubllcan candidates
cd with ordinary fresh air. ’construction company official for county or precinct office rn this
county, John said.
1’2rt 0' ,h'. be appro.ima.ely UM.26D barrels. year. but when he becomes of w ^ >bovr |he v s of
mines estimate of Texas’ share of national market demand In August.
The factor by which production in east Texas is determined. 2.32 per cent of hourly potential, was unchanged.
He added gasoline and crude oil stocks have continued! to decline during the current high consumption period hut an in -crease in production in July indicated supply may be somewhat in eire** of current de-hand.
He pointed to 117 wells in the
rich K M A. field of Wichita county
which are now without connections —........................ —..................- — ........ and added the commission had re-
ARiLr.NR «n«i .lenity: ram) no**) reived information that wells in
I Safurda) and sunday. _ .. ,
oklahoma: I n*riii^d. probably scat- other areas m-gh' be disconne< od ..
'-red thunder*!)*!* rr» Saturday and sun ;be present level Of production IS
Allowables by districts July I, July 26 and August I respectively, not
considering Sunday shutdowns, included:
West Central Texas. 77^91, 79.806
Sunday Tr'bah.V 'M’^hu^hVwrAl 78737= T««* 224.-
* * 208 and 219.671.
The basic allowable for the K M A. pool Witt Im MJH in August] compared to 17,850 in July and 19,-201 on July 18.
School Aid Same
AUSTIN. July 29 — F —The board of education voted today to give the
I AST TEXAS! Parti! flood* prubabl* brattrrrd thiindrrahuwrr* In north portion
Precinct ri-'.r ates of the Tax .or y*.-" ■«*prr *
^tinoat tI imI** rn! ♦* noiilhe'rH wind*
county Republican partv are to ihr r««M.
H CHT TI .X.As; Tartly rloudy. probably scallrrrd tlmndrrahowrrti In oral and north portion* saturday and Sunday.
MANILA. July 30.—(Saturday) — (AP) — Air aud surface craft scanned the sea in vain todav for traces of the 26-ton Kawaii Clipper, which vanished yesterday with 15 persons in the ocean stretches approximately 565 miles east of here.
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Army and navy aearchlng forcer coursed back and forth over the wa'fT where the huge flying boa? mysteriously disappeared, pausing briefly n report nominee cia, then doggedly resumed the hunt.
The fl-mv transport Meigs, which was bu* 87 miles from the clipper’s course last reported position, spent all nignt zig-zagging across the plane's course She continued the search by daylight
Six heavy arm* bomber* snared nut over the area in excellent weather conditions, but after hours of flying messaged: "Found nothing."
The Pan American transpacific plane last reported at 11:09 p. rn. Thursday (central standard time?, saying she was 565 miles east of Manila on a regular flight here from Guam. (Manila time is 18 hours ahead of central standard thnc I
<In San Francisco, airways officials were notified a Philippine long distance telephone co. employe heard a plane three hours later over Luhuy island, in the San Bernardino straits, at the southern tip of Luzon island.
(The plan*, which was not discernable above clouds, was proceeding west on the course flown by the clippers, airways declared Luhuy *sland is approximately 250 miles southeast of Manila*.
The army bomber* expected to rover an area extending 160 mi'es north and south and 600 mile* east and west in the region where the flipper last reported her position.
With six passengers and nine crew members the clipper left Guam at 1:39 p rn. (CST) Thursday for a 1,580-mile jump to Manila, terminus of her regular 8,200 miles route from California Radio listeners spread the alarm when four hours passed without a routine report from the plane. Fourteen warships sped out of
Sec t LIPPER, Pa 8. Col. 8
By BROOKS PEDEN
Allen Hatchett, West Texas Utilities company employe, is a careful man, but he has little
confidence in banks. Several years ago, someone stole $5 from Hatchett, but he did not
start keeping his money in the bank. He bought a little black note book.
I Yesterday, Hatchet* appeared at 'he Abilene police st*non with his ] note book to report that someone had stolen $77 from his locker at the plant. The money had been in his wallet instead of the bank
"Lost 577, huh?” commented the policemen.
"Yes," answered Hatchett-
"Do you know who got It?" asked the polk-e.
"No ’ answered Hatchett.
"Did you see anyone take it?" united the police.
“No.” answered Hatchett, but if you can find the money I can identify it.
"How?" asked the police.
“Money I* money and you’d have a hard time proving it was yours,"
"Oh no I wouldn't," answered Hatchett,
“One time," replied Hatchett, ‘someone stole $5 from me."
"Yea?” commented the officers.
“Yea." answered Hatchett “And since that time," dragging nut the note book, “I always keep a record of the aerial numbers of every bill I get Here they are for this week *
“Oh ” said the police, completely flabbergasted. "Well , that’s dif-fetnr, who was around the plant during the morning?"
Yesterday afternoon, Fred Adams was in Taylor county JaU charged with theft of *77 from Allen Hatchett Police said they had found $39 in bills in one of Adams* shoes. Police reported the serial numbers on each bill corresponded with a number in Hatchett’s note book.
Examining trial for A lams is to I be held in Justice court this morning.
Any unauthorized persons taking money from Allen Hatchett would do well also to take the little note book.
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Weather Reporting Machine At Airport Goes On Fling, Cites Baseball Scores
According to the teletyped weaih-f With a la-^t valiant effort, the 1 er reports received at the Abilene machine typed off ‘Clear, probably airport weather observatory, atmos- IO minutes," and subsided into pherie conditions at Burbank peace.
“There may not be much hope * »**r »♦" *«
for state Republicans this year !'un^‘ ■ **
either.” John commented “but we ll have a state ticket just to keep the partv organized and going if for no other reason.’'
High?*! a 11.1 lour*! trmpttalurr in # public schools Ute same per capita n "I-, it*.1 ,*nd •**>« vstatP aiq for the year .starting next
.nnrtKr tmUy, September I that hey are receiving 8:ss; »iiiwt today. i:S*. this yeat, $22 per scholaostic or a
Rainfall for ii hour. roiling ai A A. rn..
total of around *34 386.000.
Flood Gnaws Way Into Lower Colorado As Farmers Plan Austin Protest Meet
Midland Man s Friend In Hell
MIDLAND July 29 — iSplh—
Charley McClinue was shocked a year ago. while visiting a friend, Dr. O O. Cooper, at Hinton, West Va.. when the doctor said he intended to go to Hell on his vacation this year.
This morning McClintic received a card from Dr. and Mrs. Cooper who were making a stop at Hell, Norway. The post card showed the railway station with a red glow in the back ground the realistic flames representing coal mines in full operation.
The Midland man said he had been worried for a year about the friends declaration and felt at ease after receiving the postcard.
Japs, Russians In Clash Again
MOSCOW. Jniv 29. — .r _ Japanese - Mancuoukuo detachments were repulsed by Soviet troops today in a new Siberian border incident which prompted a Russian protest to Tokyo.
A communique describing the incident said there were dead and wounded -on both sides but did not give extent of casualties.
The skirmish was said to have taken place when Japanese-Man-choukuo forces attempted to occupy a hill near the Junction of Siberia, Manchoukuo and Korea.
The communique, which asserted the hill in question was in Soviet territory, declared that as a result of measures taken by Soviet frontier guards the Japanese-Manchou-kuo detachments were "decisively driven from Soviet territory."
"Immediately after the news was receded in Moscow,the communique said "the (Soviet) charge d affaires at Tokyo was instructed to lodge a vigorous protest with the Japanese government agr inst these new provocations by Japanese-Manchurian militarists, to demand exemplary punishment of the guilty, and to warn the Japanese government the Soviet government is placing the entire responsibility for consequences of these actions on organs of the Japanese government in Manchuria."
House Of Commons Goes On Vacation
LONDON, July 28- V-House of Commons adjourned for a three-month vacation today after angry clashes were recipitated by renewed clashes were precipitated by renewed on the Spanish civil war.
After breaking off acrimonious debate, started on an exchange over the bombing of British ships in Spanish waters, house members cheered the United States for her cooperation on the Jewish refugee problem,
WPA Crew To Sew For Flood Needy
California, yesterday afternoon were Chicago 4 Philadelphia 5 At the same time, conditions at Los Angeles received a change in oil production allowable.
Meanwhile, weather at Kansas City had changed from a previous report. National at Boston batting was 33 instead of 32 as
What had happened was that somew here, someone had made a wrong connection and hooked up the weather report circuit with the Associated Press circuit.
Utilities Testimony City Manager At
Will End Saturday Eastland Appointed
For about eight minutes the tele- geles-Kansas City report w’as being
COLEMAN. July 29. — (Bpi.) —
Using machines which are to be loaned to the city and county by Coleman women, the Works Prog- type rattled off such absurd weath- relayed from another circuit and •ess administration plans to speed er reports, while observers through- was not needed immediately. Tile ,ip production in order to make] out the district broke the circuit t connection was corrected, and. hav-•lotbing for needy persons in the almost continually, trying to get the ing had its fling, the teletype once ’lo d damaged territory south of machine to stop its senseless chat- more returned to prasaic weather $ere. I tering. reporting.
DALLAS July 29 (IT' Mrs R' The Associated Press , Secretary of Intel ;or I ekes at
! Nettie Hamilton did no* know to- The Colorado river flood gnawed Washington, was called a “white-
i day what was in that old can that j it* way through crops and farm wash” at a meeting of farmers in she tossed on the trash heap, but lands along Its lower reaches to the Columbus Thursday night. A sep-she found it was potent grulf Friday, while aroused farmers arate investigation was demanded
Observers at the Abilene weather when the can hit the ground it 1 ancl ftfficiah ‘'^verged on Austin after the meeting was told officials I station reported last night that three exploded. The blast set off a pile of fA0.^ a meeting with Gov. I of the' lower C olorado river author-
i were no serious consequences from shells and bullets that were stored AI1.rf!d . _ 1
the mistake. The Burbank-Los An- nearbv. Mrs. Hamilton ran for coy- „ ?* 5 a h t ? a^h ii\ « Buchanan dam abo
er Reps. Lyndon Johnson and J. J. Austin two oi three days earlier.
Mansfield will hear discussion Sat- I Spokesmen for the Colorado
The shells and bullets set fire to | urday of responsibility for the tat- j authority had replied that the flood
the trash heap ['he fire Jumped to rampage of the river which has | was just too great for Buchanan
a nearby building. done millions of dollars damage to dam to handle, and that the entire
Firemen estimated the damage at promising crops in counties along Colorado river flood control plan.
$60. They guessed that maybe the its course south of Austin
t can had cleaning fluid rn it. , fine investigation, ordered by
involving several other dams, had not been completed.
SAN ANGELO, Tex., July 29.-—J* —Harlow Hurley, national labor relations board trial examiner, said at the close of today’s hearing that he expected to complete testimony in the interveners’ case Saturday.
The past several days have been devoted to hearing an intervention complaint in which a group of West Texas Utilities Co., employes claim to represent a bargaining majority in place of another grout of company employes alleging unfair labor practices ; tid union discrimination Testimony in the complaint case ii be started Monday.
EASTLAND, July 29.—(Spl.1 — Mayor C. W. Hoffman today announced appointment of M. H. Kelly, city secretary, as city manager. Kelly’s successor has not been named.
Mayor Hoffman pointed out that the appointment is a promotion for Kelly and at the same time is recognition of his capability as in reality in recent months he has performed the city manager work.
Eastland has been without an official city manager since resig-
rsn finn T VP T iHlfl CPVPml month.*