Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - June 5, 1938, Abilene, Texas
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To Break Wage, Rotten Egg Volley Halts Socialist Rally
LIGHTNING BOLT KILLS TWO ON KANSAS CITY GOLF COURSE
LONDON, June 4—(A*)—Sigmund FYeud, world - famed founder of psychoanalysis, is coming to London from nazified Vienna, determined at the age of 82 to complete his psychoanalysis of the Bible.
Friends said he was virtually penniless and "had a great shock" with Germany’s absorption of Austria. They said he has remained in the seclusion of his Vienna home, "dreading insults if he emerged—because he is a Jew.’’
Freud left a Vienna which had been his home since childhood, a city which he helped make famous as a center of modern scientific thought
Differential Pay Standards Still Issue In Dispute
WASHINGTON, June 4.—(ZP)— The joint congressional committee trying to reconcile differences between the house and senate wage-hour bills recessed tonight for the week-end, apparently still deadlocked.
Still in dispute was whether uniform minimum wage standards should be aoplied to the whole country or different standards for different sections, i OFFER COMPROMISES
Tw'o compromise proposals, based on the house theory of making w’age-hour rerulations uniformly | applicable in all sections, won a measure of support.
But southerners, intent on getting a varying scale which would permit lower minima in the south, blocked both,
Thev warmed somewhat to a proposal bv Chairman Mary T. Norton <D-NJi of the house labor committee, who suggested a minimum wage of 2.3 cents an hour be required uniformly at first and that it be increased gradually. When the minimum reached 30 cents, an administrator would be empowered to grant exemptions from provisions requiring that the wave be increased further at the rate of three cents a year.
She proposed to extend to five years the time for attaining an ultimate minimum wage goal of 40 cents an hour, Southerners obieet-ed that no definite time for reaching the goal should be fixed. FRFIGHT RATES ISSUE Chairman Thomas (D-Utah> of the senate labor committee said the committee appeared agreed to accept a pronosal of Senator Pepper regarding freight rates, if the senate theory of establishing an agency to grant wage differentials were adopted finally.
Under this proposal, freight rates which southerners say discriminate against them would be taken into > consideration by the agenes- in de- j termining differentials.
Lightning, flashing as nationally-known golfers were playing in the $5,000 Kansas
City open tournament Friday, took the lives of two spectators and injured several other per
sons. Above is shown the scene as spectators labored over I the prostrate bodies of the vic
tims in the rain, trying to revive them immediately after the bolt.
Rebels Continue Raids On Seaports
Eight-Week Term Scheduled For AHS And Grades
^ , .he is engaged in a "free speech"
SHANGHAI, June 5—(Sunday)—Reports through foreign sources at Sa VS Over Rad in controversy
Hankow said today Chinese resistance along the Lunghai railway in Uy5 KaQI° !1. ’.. ^
Summer tfrm for AbHPn, PUMIC C«ntAr.l Chin. h.dMEXICO CITY Jan. 4.-0*- ^
MADRID. June 4— i f -—Insurgent renools open* Monday, with work j,p,nMe ,frF rfported in occuratlon o! Kailene aivrnt fanhli'of I-*"*”' Cardenas told his or in collusion with the small
bombers made repeated attacks in in both high school and grades of- central China. * * I P*°P^e tonight that "this govern- j mob."
European War Fever Subsides
Peacemakers See Hope Of Success In Amity Efforts
LONDON. June 4— ^-Subsiding of war fears and apparent cooling of European tempers inspired hopes among British statesmen today for succesj In the drive for continental appeasement.
Cabinet ministers were optimistic for settling some of the more urgent problems threatening peace.
U. S. OFFERS AID In the forefront were the dispute between Czechoslovakia and her
autonomy-demanding Sudeten Qer*,.. . . . . _
man minority-whlch threatened to I the)r t campaign of destruction I fered.
flare Into an armed conflict two against Spanish gmernment Med- supt L. E. Dudley will be director
weeks ago—and the Spanish civil itWTinean port* today. ^ wlth fl ftcult
war. Sixteen were killed and 32 injur-
Great Br/ain offered to mediate ed in the bombing of Vail De Uxo. in both. The 4,870-ton tanker Maryad, own-
United States Secretary of State ed by the Pallas Oil and Trading
Cordell Hull's assertion yesterday company of London, was bombed
the United States was ready to co- and set afire killing the second en-
operate in broad moves toward bet- gineer, a British subject,
ter international understanding Four warplanes bombed Barce-
waa cheering. Iona twice, killing five and wound- direction of R. T. Bynum It will be
British diplomacy was directed ing four. a tuition-free schooi for the training
chiefly at assisting in solution of the Sudeten German minority question and smothering the Spanish was by reducing foreign intervention and then by seeking a truce.
The next step likely would be a renewed attempt to reach an understanding with Germany.
CZECH CRISIS EASES British leaders believed tension in central Europe had relaxed suf-ficently over the Sudeten German
demands that a peaceful settlement1 Abilene's lakes caught little water was possible. from the inch and a quarter rain
With the Spanish struggle vir- -ailing Saturday morning, tually at a halt in eastern Spam Level oi Lake Kirby
RAIL JUNCTION IN JAPS' GRASP-
Sino Lunghai Defense Crumbles
City Schools To | CHINESE REPORTED RETIRING ‘
Launch Session TROOPS FROM CRUCIAL AREA
Japanese Forces Occupy Katfengf Ancient1 Capital Of Central China
Cardenas Asks Labor Support
Notion Exists For Poor, President Says Over Radio
Vets Thwart Thomas’ Talk
Former Presidential Nominee Charges Riot Instigated By Jersey City's Hague
NEWARK, N. J., June 4—(AP)—Tall, gray-haired Norman Thomas, long-time leader of the socialist party in this country, was shelled by rotten eggs and cucumbers late today when about IOO men and a brass band broke up a socialist rally in mid-city military park.
Marching four abreast through a crowd of about 500 persons, the anti-Thomas contingent shouted Thomas down with the help of the band’s blaring in- f * * *
srtrumenti and finally forced i police to escort the former presidential candidate from the scene.
Many of the marchers wore war veterans’ overseas caps and carried American flags. Others bore signs assailing "reds.’’ Fists flew as;
Thomas sympathizers and foes clashed. Mounted police, uniformed patrolmen and detectives wielded night sticks to break up the melee.
I The temporary American flag-draped platform, on which Thomas stood, was smashed.
Thomas, his hair and face streaked with egg yolks, stood on a park bench during a drama-packed half hour and pleaded for a chance to speak. Whenever he started, the band played louder, the yells in-1 creased. Finally, Deputy Police I Chief Phillip Behold stood up beside Thomas inside a cordon of police and announced:
"On my advice, this meeting is disbanded.”
Thomas said later the adjournment was at the police direction— not his.
Escorted by a big squad of police on horseback and foot — they; marched down the middle of the j street—Thomas went to socialist I headquarters and there lashed on* at the police and charged the op- , position force was mobilised through the inlluence of Mayor Frank Hague I of nearby Jersey City with whom
NORMAN THOMAS . . target of war veterans’ rotten eggs and vegetables in Newark, charges Mayor Frank Hague of Jersey City with incident.
cl four teachers. W. D. Gulledge, Central school principal, and Zcliha Key will teach the grades. High rrhool classes will meet at the high school and grades at Central.
Opening Monday week will be the rnnual summer band school, under
Callahan School Union Favored
It was predicted Japanese troops would enter Chengchow’, junction
of the Lunghai and the Peiping-Hankow railway, within 48 hours.
Kaifeng, 40 miles east of Chengchow, had been the objective of Japanese troops stalled temporarily at Lanfeng.
ment has stretched out its hand to g^ld brushed aside Thomas’ the humble and will triumph or statements regarding the police and ran with them. 1
said the whole thing was "handled properly" by the 400 men rushed to the scene. He also declared it wras Thomas’ idea that he call off the
Stamford Man Amnesia Victim
Friends Identify Salesman, Still Without Memory
In a nationwide broadcast Cardenas acknowledged the gravity of the country’s present economic difficulties and said development of meeting
Mexico's natural resources was nee- c«,i ....... t„
__ , I Several were injured in the main
Th. Jap.ups. plan has baar, to | San Luis Potosi ' ’ m 0r ln v>rious sld'
champion of the “Mexico for SS&'SS SSS ™ tXm t’X raan (ound Brs,nt *Mta» on ,h* ______— elP‘nS Hankow, Mexicans program reasserted the hospital with a severe eye Injury, street comer at North First and
Henry Bryant of Stamford returned home last night—a man without a memory.
Friday about midnight a patrol-
Rain Adds Little To Water Supply
Section Counts Minor Damages
- cd members for Abilene elementary and high school bands.
Assisting Dudley In the high .‘chool will be Mabel Reeves, C. B Ford and Mary Baggett, all of the j regular high school faculty.
Any course for which there is suf-' ficient demand will be taught.
(. LASSES 7:30
CLYDE, June Consolidation of koT°on™Vf%in™ ‘ Inenasnip (Ior
Clyde. Fairview and Lone Oak 1 cmna« Provisional -j labor'and called upon the working
schools w’as favored by topheavy votes in each of the three districts today.
man, commerce, industry and prop-Foreign military sources here had erty owners to contribute to the no information on the reported creation of new’ "sources of produc-
In Clvde the vote favoring con- d«velopmen<f sald tlon" Sn M«lc0-
lidation w.« a* for nm. helleved the reported Japanese oc
cupation of Kaifeng possibly correct since the invaders had been threatening the city for several days.
solidation was 86 for. nine against. Fairview voted for consolidation 18 to 0, and Lone Oak balloted 14 to 4.
merger is effective im-
Parents Despair Of Kidnaped Son's Life
Hoover Pushes Probe Of Clues
Classes will meet from 7:30 to 12 mediately. Old buildings in Fair-o’clock five days each week for the v*ew and Lone Oak districts will be
wrecked and utilized at Clyde.
The new Clyde district will have
eight week term. An hour and a half will bt allowed for each class Gulledge will offer sixth and about 500 scholastics, according to six | seventh grades in the elementary Superintendent Olaf O. South. Tile
Japs Continue Air Ravages On Canton
CANTON, June 4 — ?—Japanese air raiders continued heavy bombings of this city today with two
The chief executive called upon was j ail labor organizations to help proride funds for the establishment of new industries Meanwhile, strained relations between Catholics and the anti-religious regime of Tabasco were heightened today by the expulsion of a priest and a church leader
from the capital of the southern Cash, Jr., from his bed. His father Mexican state.
Pine. staring into space. When questioned, he could not give his name, where he was fr.m, or how he ; happened to be in Abilene.
Police gave him a bed in one of the cells at headquarters and began r.n investigation. Yesterday morning, Bryant could still add nothing j to his story
During the day he discovered a Stamford address on the cell wall. NAME FAMILIAR "I’ve neard of that name,” he
and an early insurgent victory dis- inches, but the water surface is still school aking with review work in h;ch *^ool now has 23 1-2 units of
uFSlJSSttJE. *x ,n,d ‘ h*“ ■MoW «“ *pnl- : cTheT grad"* Ulm Tov.ll reach *. „UUn„ .,Uck
to lit rZi. UM reiST PS . 17' Tat.rr su‘*‘rln- remedial reading for the Ural three The new district, will add about * a»'«»«
So.ut Russia agieed to a Brit- tepdent. reported. Lake Abilene rjades $7.j.OOO in assessed valuations. Clyde
:sh pian for removing 10,000 vol-; caught no water. i „ . , , . school district valuation* have pre- *xce*d those of a week ago when
ameers from each side but othr , , . . , „ Elementary classes will also meet ------ . . / • „»rtnn,
Neither of the lakes has been full. from 7:30 untli noon
so far as Grimes recalls, since 1932.
PRINCETON. Fla , June 4—(Ah—
A week ago tonight kidnapers snatched slumbering James Bailey told the desk sergeant, "and •Stamford’ sounds familiar. Maybe I used Maybe I live there
Officials feared casualties would
Son Is Born Here To Brady Couple
commenting publicly for the first to live there. time, said today he and his wife new. had abandoned hope they would see their only child alive again.
issues remained to be settled and the subcommittee of the 27-nation "hands-off Spain" group is scheduled to confer again Friday.
vdous^ ^een 25 to 30 percent above estimated 750 per.sons Sixth ani* those cf the county renditions, but ki.-ed and 1,350 wounded
Fluke Nome Still On Demo Ballot
AUSTIN. June 4.—(ZP)—An effort to withdraw’ the name of Vernest O. Thompson as a candidate for governor on the democratic ballot and substitute that of V. O. Thompson failed today.
James V. Wright, who said he represented Thompson, a Dallas resident, made the attempt, which was rejected by Vann M Kennedy, secretary of the state democratic executive committee.
West Texas Saturday counted minor damages resulting in scattered areas from the blustery winds that accompanied the heavy rain.
At Sweetwater the wind wrapped an
grade^IflS:SCS,Wil?_f0nJi^e addition of Urn new schools wail
allow adoption of the regular county rendition, at a saving to the taxpayers, said South.
through an eight week term, while the reading class will last six weeks.
High school tuition will be $10 for one course. $15 for two or $20 foi three. Elementary tuition will
Mr. and Mrs. W M Teague of
Blady are announcing the birth of Today's raids marked the sixth « daughter at 9 35 o'clock Saturday
All through the day he sat on his bunk t'linking- but not quite re-Agents of the federal bureau of memberlng. Police described the investigation, with Director J. ftwn of Stamford to him They told Edgar Hoover personally on the j-jm how the highway entered the ground, doggedly pushed examina- town, past the cowboy reunion
airplane ar°und a telephone $i2 for the term, except for the lost naariy destroying it, and dam- reading courses, which will cost $6
Oil Workers Convene
aged six others slightly. In downtown Sweetwater, windows were blown out of several houses.
A gust of wind w recked a sheet-
iron Rarest aero.* the highway from tlv’S'Tii'deiofMM «rom alfpVrla the Abilene airport, but did not damage a car within.
Allred Urges Use Of Eostex Tomatoes
•lay of attacks on Canton in the last eight days.
(In Tokyo. Domei, Japanese news agency, said a "Well informed source "—-usual designation for official opinion—indicated British
night in Hendrick Memorial hospital.
GATESVILLE, June 4 /-Dr.
HOUSTON. June 4 I' Execu- Te
AUSTIN. June 4 Governor Japanese tactics •
James V. Allred today called upon §—~
ex as citizens to alleviate the piuht New Vernon Gusher
cl Has’ Texas tomato farmers who, cf tile nation began arriving today he said, were suffering from a "ter- VERNON. June 4 v --Phillips for the ninth annual convention of rible drop in price” for their prod- Petroleum company's 204 ranch well Rainfall in Abilene measured 1.18 the oil workers international union uct flowed 254 barrel.* in three hours
inch, bringing tile June total to I 38. which will open here Monday. The The governor urged the people to trough an eight iv inch choke on a
Considerable damage to standing convention session* are expected to observe national tomato week next ixllroad commission ’est today
grain at A.bany resulted from a ’ast until Friday, closing with the week by purchasing "at least IO
windstorm. election oi officers. pound* per family.”
and American denunciation* of air D C. Homan. 55, w’as shot to death attacks on civilians w’ould not alter today at his residence at Oglesby.
His widow. Mrs. Alice Homan, was accused of the slaving in a cona
tion of clues.
M. F. Braxton. 50-year-old Princeton carpenter who was taken by G-Men from a crowd near the Cash home Wednesday, had returned to his bungalow here and his son-in-law. Ray Rayburn, was absent from homestead. It was presumed they still were being held.
plaint, signed by Sheriff Joe White of Coryell county, before Justice of the Peace M V. Dalton at Oglesby.
Gasser Blows Wild
giounds and by the wrecking yards.
"Wrecking yards?” Bryant mused. * I think I used to sell cars there.”
A telephone call was placed to nof; Stamford.
NECK BROKGEN About an hour lacer two friends cl Bryant appeared at the police station anc positively identified him. He if a well known auto salesman there. He had had his neck broken twice—once in a gin acci-
Dies In Auto
Production was at 3.045 feet.
Both Sides Stake All On Outcome—
HOUSTON. June 4.—(AV-A gas well that blew out in the bay near again ^ a c*r wcident
New Iberia this morning brought1
a hurry call for aid to a Houston ' Bryant old not recognize them, company that specializes in subdu- The des*: sergeant returned his
tug wild wells. The well, owned by v atch. Bryant asked whose picture
Markley, about 64. of El Paso, died the Texas company, was reported vas the hack of it.
suddenly as he sat in his automobile lo be making several million cubic His friends said it was a picture
u front of a drug store here today, 'fret of gas hourly. of his son.
BRADY. June 4,~ *>>—George S
IOWA PRIMARIES PROVIDE ACID TEST OF NEW DEAL STRENGTH
By KIRKE I. SIMPSON I tween Senator Gillette, a court bill WASHINGTON, June 4.—(A*)— | foe, and Representative
At one stage, before the final I ring factions behind the winner of
Iowa democrats vote for a 1 whom Hopkins favored, ~ ink^The ! scramble lo the ad‘I the Gillette-Wearin contest, or be-
torial nominee Monday under cir cumstances that will make their verdict reflect voter judgment regarding the bitter fight in congress against President Roosevelt’s party leadership.
Whatever tile outcome of Monday’s balloting, it will be interpreted widely as a farm-belt symbol of the 1938 drift of sentiment lor or against the new deal.
The democratic denunciation in the senate of Relief Administrator Hopkins' intervention in the Iowa itrugg'e reopened party wounds eft by the court bill fight last fear. it thrust the Iowa fight be
flea of national interest. And it was more bitter, and more reflective of the party rift, than the actual campaigning in Iowa.
Charges of playing politics with relief, and warmings of party disruption in November in Iowa and elsewhere, were dinned into administration ears by democratic
ministration’s relief band-wagon,. hind a harmony ticket in e\ent the the White House came within a pi/maries produced no nominee vote or two of virtual senate cen- The strategy of anti-new dealers sure for playing politics with re- In dwelling upon the Gillette-llef. The aid of republicans and in- Wearin contest appeared to be bas-dependents, helped anti-adminis- ed on expectation of a Gillett/ vic
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DISCOVERED IN ARIZONA—
New Bone Filter May Remedy Fluorine Malady
tration strategists, but more than a tory’, which could be exploited third of the democratic senators Roosevelt defeat to offset re*
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critics. For bitterness, intensity and ; bid political activity by WPA ad- New deal political leaders who rn drama, the prolonged uproar among ministrative officials. ed intervention for Wearin
f^hate democrats rivaled the court | It was disclosed in both Washing- that risk The other side of bill fight It presented the same ton and Iowa, meanwhile, that an picture is that a straight-out We cast of a n 11 - ad m. n is Ira lion leaders attempt had been made to arrange in victory of substantial pro Dor! who dominated that struggle and ♦ a party love feast after the prim- would enhance presidential pi* **ye President Roosevelt his $Jrst aries. This effort, so far unsuccess- rn the party and in the Dolitica significant leadership defeat was designed to unite the war-j vital corn belt.
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By HOWARD \\ BLAKESLEE bones which fluorine attacks might Associated Press Science Editor make the best filter.
TUCSON Ari*.. June 4,- (A»i— ; Bv baking bone in an oven at Bone treated so that it cannot get about 1000 degrees fahrenheit Pro-"bone-dry” promises to end the last, j lessor Smith alters its surface, great unconquered drinking water, Thereafter water wets it easily. malady, the chalky bones and mot- , For filter purposes it is ground to tied teeth caused by fluorine. resemble coarse sand.
The bone makes a filter which | Fluorine is a poisonous yellow completely frees water from flu-1 gas. It does not exist as free gas orine It was developed by Prof but in combined form. It conies finding more of the troublesome H V. Smith and his wife, Dr. Mar- mainly from fluorite, cryolite and water.. It is widely distributed over garet Cammack Smith, of the Uni- apatite. Less than one part of North America and much of the versify of Arizona Thev described , flourir.e in a million of water *s United States, recant developments today. enough to attack bones and teed. The bone filter costs in labora-
Numerous attempts have been The public knows only one of its tory manufacture one to two cents made to find satisfactory chemicals effects, mottled teeth. This hap- a pound Two pounds will filter to filter fluorine from water. Pro- liens to children who *drink the the fluorine out of nearly 500 gal-fessor Smith thought that the j water while their teeth are form- * lows of water.
ing. There is no visible effect on adults except their wisdom teeth.
Experiments on animals show that fluorine water affects all bones.
Until about twx> years ago fluorine waters were believed confined mostly to the southwest, some mountain states and the far w’est. But now public health surveys are