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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - March 18, 1938, Abilene, Texas VOL. IVN, NO. 300. ®J)e Abilene 3^eporter "WnilOUT, OR WUU OFITNSF. to FRIFSDS or ions, we ski. ion your world ; VAC/LV as if COLS/’-Biron ABILENE, TEXAS. FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 18, 1938 TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS In ' i f,' YU Acaerlfcicd rrfM IA Pl I nltp4 Pm«t (TPI    PRICE SCENTS IN 24-HOUR PERIOD—Merciless Rebel Air Raiders Kill 600 In Barcelona Hull Exhorts Preparednss For Security Cautions Nations Barbarism Will Result In 'Chaos' W.^SHINOTON March 17    ;P>~ Rcrrotnry of State Hull failed for military prrparodnp;.. todav to make the United States a respected force for peace In a world threatened by ‘ international anarchy ' and • barbarism" He v-rned peare-lovinff nations everywhere that thev must work un-(easinp’y for law and order, lest a retreat in any quarter encourage the sprea-t of ‘'medieval chaos" throughout the world. HI \KI» IV I I KOPF H:..«.Aa..;inR to aeething F'uroi>e fr «m a luncheon meeting of the national {ires. rlub. Hull .said: The ■ ala .!ro|)hie dt velopments of rei'ont \e r.s, the atr.rtlintr even' of tile po t week, offer a tragic demon-t ration ot h,ow quickly the ront.'i*'i,.,i.>j .-, ,,ui!'e of treaty-break-it'" ar. ; nrmi d Violen* e spreads from one lei : in ' anoth.er " I.'iOI \TIO.V VO .sF( I RITV Cioing tnrn a Storm cellar of Isolation offer ne M'curity for Amer-1. ar . he -\Ui; the United States i mu. ’ ontlnue to dlscvr .s world ' problems wl’h {"nee-loving flowers and to act along parallel lines with them when appropriate: but on the other hand thi: country .should enter no entanpline alllance.s Mo.sf 'udent.s of foreign affairs Irterpre’e.- this to mean there was liMle chance to this governments accept 1!'=’ Riiviet Ru.s.sia s Invitation to mi'^fer with other {wwers on mr.o' of hnlttnff lnterr=’ional ag- "n* ' “ .itij.iotjt.- :d =5ie invitation of SOV ie* Eo elen Minister Lltvinoff a{'T . renf'y was preliminary to a I - ';;e ac ion n ■ -nA-nr which VV- ;d be ta Aftnicunt to rn alliance n-.i* thev exnre.s.spd belief this g. .cn.iiiCi-' w I’uid be wii.ing to con- TORNADO'S FURY SPENT ON HOUSE A pre-.spring tornado wreaked damage .such as this pictured above in eiBiht midwest and southern .states this week Above i.s .shown a Belleville, 111., re.sl-dence. its .side rlpfied off and the rooms opened to the clement.s bv The tornado. POLISH-LITHUANIAN TENSION INCREASED BY NEW DEMANDS Poles Send Strong Note To Neighbor Setting Forth 6 Points Of Settlement WARSAW. March IS— Friday—i.-P)—Ten.sion over the Pollsh-Lithuanian rrisi.s mount'd today with an official government announcement that a sarong note had been sent to IJthuania. Detall.s rf the nn*e were not made public, but the newspapier Weiczor War.sawski declared It c*‘ntered on six points, which It described rs 1, Immediate reestablLshment of didlomatic relations between the ■' -I inuivld: ll y With various coun- t-1; c- 'r* ry H’ 1 H.-l.red the Uni*- f.l -* cs r ■ . ,-i 110 I'VJ'L U of UMng •.TI ll'ar- - * in - i >r ■;; for ’’{XJlKlng t. ' • 'I B lie expiev-ecl the •profound J Ulion ’ fhat Hie ji; ’ I I :. diruiition th:'. fuunr !! “*■* tow.'vd {V**i ** w Ut ♦ I. I e n* .f rccjjectrcl th - - Mi I V ‘f‘>r intcgriiv c .1 I . 'r-'in: ll. ann i'-; *. : to pi IC I pie' i ion a.vsured ’nung victory ‘*•••1003 billion inr.on {iiogram Tentative House OK Given Navy Bill W\SHTNGT' N M ’• h 17 -T Fig T'- nirn exul'cd tonight af-irr Iii" h'u.c in*;' ively ok'd a 20 p-:    '‘I t incrtfi'C in the United S'.ifes fleet T: I V -Al the them of rn rver V Jien til adinini ii-.Tar navy r\\‘ Comes to a fin.al vote on Monday. The 20 r r-nt f>ei Increase is the first, and mo-.* important, section of the rx{'■‘■.■'ion hill. It aulh-orl7e.s ron.struction of 46 new war-.ships, 22 auxLLiry vr.----cl5 and 950 naval airplanp.s. Hurt Business WASHTVOT' IN, M.arch 17.— F -Men who p- b.vrehndrd in an effort to .stave off baldnc.ss are contnbu'inv; ic a depre.s.sion in the hat trade. Mr bael F. Green, lead-• of a iiattrr ' union, complained todav at a tariff heanng. Jones FSA Clients Meet Committee Plans Talked For Buying 6 Farms ANSON. March 17 Six Farm S''cunty -Admlnl.stratlon cUents, selected from a group of 250. met here today with the Jones county ' committee and C R. Symcs of Abilene, district supcrvi.'^or to work out, planes for purchase.s of six farms. Altliough the farm.s are not expected to be purcha cd In time : for this Vcar's crop. the buying program will be piishrd ahead. Several farms for .«=ale have been lined up. said Symes, An appropriation of S37..500 ha.s bern .«;rt aside for Jones county to be used In this experimental work by the government. Member.s of the committee are William C. Churel! of Stith. Jamc.s I Spurgin of Noodle and Charley Mvatt. of Nugent. Tile .sis- Jc’ies county farmers sflectrd are R. P. Wllliam.s, route 3. Hc.mlln; C. L. Sherrell. route .1, Merkel: H. R. Doty. Nugent; Den-zil McBeth, Nugent: R. K. Ray, route I, Hamlin; Joe B’ord. route 2, Avoca. As soon RS pro.spcctlve farms have bren selected and passed on by the county committee, the district field man fir the PSA then Inspects the farms he^'.ore a deal ti attempted. Mid Symes .and Evalualec 3y Jury Of View Action Taken In City's Effort To Enlarge Airport Jn.v ,f view In fondemnation prox’i'eding.' a am.-t 9 95 a re of 'and needed for enlar « meiu of the municipal R»r{) u t > t a v ’,.;e of $50 {vet a re on lite laird ar' i t *imated damaci'.-; at $3'J after a hcarin.. Thur.'dav, The land b or.g.s 'o J -hn and Lotji.s W’.^e. beme p.art T an 160- acre bl^’ k. The owner had 'on.id-    ^    . ment might be ex{>ected tomorrow ered the ’.Mid w'rth 112.5 to $250 afternoon. pier acre and damage to the block I countries. 7. Immediate resumption of railway and po«*al communications. 3 Cancella*ion of a paragraph in the Lithuanian constitution referring to Wilno as the Lithuanian capital. 4 Conclusion of an agreement on treatment of minorities in both countries. 5. Immediate conclusion of commercial and customs treaties. 6 Complete and proper satisfaction lor the frontier incident March ll lr which a Polish border guard was killed. The border fi’cident heightened friction between the two countries which started eighteen year- ago w hen Poland oc- upied Wilno. which Lithuania cla)m.s as her rlgiitful ca {iiI a I. Poll. h official .sources refir ed to state whether a time limit had Nen placed upon demands made to the lithuanian government. It was Intimated lo correspxmd-ents, however, that an announce- cf 40 to 75 per icr*. John Wi.-e testified before the c :rm;-M\n. M.rmr \V. W. Hair :a:d la^t night he VVI .bd !. ori'ir vvitlj I'lty Attorney Fumund C. Yr.;., fa rr:<ard to further action on tile pm of the city i in sfcur ng the land. The :{)('iial roir.miMon to appraise the ’an i w ... . omr-osed of J. \ Millorman. T. R Hamilton. and Dr. J, G, Divide, all ap{'iointed by County Judge I e R. York after the city and th- W:.p bro'ht js li.id failed to reach an agreement on the land. The Imd previou.-'y offered the owner.s $100 per a crc for the land, in    of I 57 and 8.58 acres. The Wise brothers had not definitely .vet a price on the land. The law pnvide.v that the city ran immediately take charge of the land by dc{X)Mtinp twice tile amount of tile jury of v.i w s e.-liiaate willi the county cnurt. K.AUN.AS. Lithuania. March 17 ■F The Lithuanian government bar receiveil a note from Poland demanding a reply within 48 hours to a demand for settlement of their di frere nee V, The note was of "ultimate rhar-aeter. " it was disclo.sed tonight Allred Broodcosf To Clear Doubts Blum’s British Deputies Give 'Go Ahead' Sign On Armaments French Cabinet Wobbly Despite Confidence Vote PARL*?. Mnrrh 17    Premier L<Y)n Blum's four-day-old cabinet and Its billion dollar pm-ram for .swift rearmament won a 369 to 196 vote of eonfir>nre tonight in the rliamtei of deputies, ShorUv before frr-ing the chamber, the cabinet hr:l taken two ■ step; IXJ hasten Fiance , arm.s building. It authon, . i exti ordinary expenses of 4AGF.000.000 franc.s <abo»#i $134,000,000', mr.Tly for new fight- , ing planes, and decided to ask parliament for additional exceptional armaments eredlfs. HOLLOW VKTORV Despite the vote ba.sed on set-. ting a date for foreign affairs de- ' bate, however. Blum did not emerge from his ministry s first test of pjewer with his lines intact. The vote came only after a minority had rejected his offer to form a national union government —of all parlies—lo succeed the I prr.seni jjopular front cabinet. Ma'f deputies were believed to want a national union mlnLstry in • face of the dclii ,a*e European situation. but nm under the leadership of Blum, a social::t The premier's ministerial declaration wa.; received coldly by ' both hon:CV of parliament despite the vote and the cheers tha* greeted his demand for stronger French defense.v    ; PLEDGES ( 7,E( ll AID Blum a.'lured parliament Fh-»nce would go to extreme' to {j.l er. peace, but warned i-nc    ful fill lier pledge* a refercnc to her treaty obll;:atlon to alo Czeth-oslovako lf that . .luntry l- invaded. A.s in the .vona'e. wheie Edouard Daladler, mini ‘cr of na lonal defense, read a .vinillar statement. t..e onlv apph.'.U't' wa.« from the Uft. PHrltanicnt rtlrechv li;^-    a;*- proved ordln rv, cxUaorLiin»ry aud extrabudgetary expjonses oi 2.*-945.405.856 frrn 5 'abouf $778,362,-000' for fightiiiK forces In 1938. Austin Is Granted Slum-Clearing Aid Policy Endorsed: Factions Split “ Conservative SYLVA SMILES GROPE IN THUMBNA By The A."Oeiated Pre s LONDON— Britalns cabinet and dominant conservative party .split as a {XJwerful faction demanded Prime Minister Chamberlain pledge Ca.-chovlo-vakia ald and take a firm .shtnd again.J Italo-Oerman domination of Spain. Pan.' Franc/’ .steppifd up her rearmament program to a billion dollar^: I>>on Blum won a vote of confidence for hi. )a-o-pie .s front government the ;gh t: ik {Jci.vLstcd of a national unitiii government to replace the I' fti.T coalition. Barcrlona At l* a. t 600 killed in de-a fating inuurgent air raid.', on Barcelona, S{)ain'.- tcm-porar; capiUl. Hendrye — General Franro's insurgent, eapttired Cas{je continuing their march toward the Mediterranean to cut government Spain in two. Mc.icov. -Sovie* Rm.via invited world p.owers including the United States to fnuder Joint peace action agairuvt aggressors; Japan, Italy, and ‘Germany ignored in the peace appjeal. Berlin Adolf Hitler prepared for Reichstag speech Friday which observers believed would deal rhief'y with. Austro-Ger-man untc«n though Czech and Spanlih que. tier might be included: border ten ion e.n ed between Lithuania and Poland. Vienna Nrr. Germanv turned on f'.ni propaganda to s^<rp elections ailed April IO to ratify absorption of Au-'ria, arre,'* of .veveral ' clerical ’ announced; antl-JewLvli campAign continu- I    t Capitars Repair Pragram Begun AUSTIN March 17.— T Tl-ie Important question of whether Gov. James V Allred will .seek to shatter precedent and obtain a third term wil be answered by the governor in a radio address Saturday night, Allred announced today he had chosen a radio talk as the means of ending the guessing on what he intends to do. Tile talk will be broadcast over a network from the governor.s iiiansoin. Ii will begin at 9 tile biirdt: ■ • I'h'ck and l.i.'-t 15 mlnute.s. WASHINGT 'N. March 17. — Preside It    Loo.'evelt approx housing autiu ity contracts tor' with A' ain. " xa.%. and four otl cities for ? '1816.000 of slum-clearan c an-. low-cost housir.s loa n.' Thr.sc we*-" the fir.st cities ‘ qualifv for g vernment loans < PO per (en*. *f the ronstructi n cst of t'lei" {'“Oject.s In each cr the cities pi’* up capital partirip -tion of IO {l r rent, brlngin,? the total co.s' L) $18,700,000. Admini -trafor Natha’ Straus .said Austi; would ge* a lean of $643,000 Germans Farcsee New Trip Ta Palls Carrectian* The Itepofter-.Nrws v\i.ihrs lo eorrert an error that appeared in 'luesday's issue. I was slated that R. O. Neal was charged in six rounts with forgery, Neal is not charged with forgery, and there is no such charge nending against him at all. The Keportcr-News regrets exceedingly this mistake. Canfcsses Slayings BUFF.ALO. N. Y, March 17 P Buffalo {JOlicf announced tonight that Peter Burton. 39, Detroit electrician. confe.ssrd strangling two women last Monday in Detroit. Chief of Det'X'tives John J. Whalen s.aid Burton admitted the double killing as he lay severely injured after a rie.s{‘'erate leap from the third floor of police headquar-ter.s here. BERLIN. March 17 I’ -German-.Ausu tan nunlo todav looint;; of the cicclaratu ii H.*uh-fu“hre, .Adolf Hitler wi 1 make toinoriuv ni.vhl to tile Htu. u Stiig. Dissol Pion of the e\is*in>; Reiih.s'a" an ti;e calling of new election; w;. taken for granter 'The Reich.''u is the only leg. -lativc pss-nJlv in Germany; Hi‘-ler calls It t > her important pro-nounccm.*nt' ' Since Ault la has become a p.;r‘ made for the new {jrovlnre'.- rep-re.'onta'ion ind {iresumably CLr-many. li'^e Ai.yrria, will mardi ’n the {KJlls Amu] IO, the da‘e of the plebiscite on ui.ion EFFECT ON LIVES VARIED- Abilene Relatives'''    . .''...."Sclioo Disaster At New London One Year Ago Today Tile scar that    the    New I,ondon| The Abilene man    quoted    hLsl    The lYavis    children    are    nlso    rou- school ex{iloslon    left    on Abilene a ' brother a.' de-.'laring that    he I    sin.' of lAtac    and Juliett'’    Kellv    and .'•ear ago today i.s growing    dimmer,    I 'Tnuldn't s'and to live in New Lon-    nieces of Mr.*- Rnscoe st John’ The but    is still present.    i    don" after the explo.sion that took    femllv I.' ttll” tivinp in the virinitv Abilene peo{>le last night recalled; his daughter, Wanda, and injured! . Elizabeth NcLson librarian at Abi-the    sadcl.'iiing telephone    calls    and    ' another. Jean. Rs quickly a.s possible    ' lenc Chr stian college, lost a sister- after the occurence, tho bereaved    in-law’, Vlr.v J. D Nelson, in the sold his service station in New I/vn-    accident . She wa.s a teacher in the don. severed all connections, and    school. Two other members of the moved to Graham.    family, Don Nel.son. connected with Ida Kellv. Abilene woman, last    an oil cJinpany. and John, then IT night recalled that a roiisin. June    a student, barely e.sca|ved death. Davis, had been killed in the school :    J. D. Nelson and the two young Gloria, a sister of June, wa.' rriti- men arr still living there, along with . rally injured and has not yet re- two rhJdrrn In the famlh'.. Fvelvn ham. Who spen‘ the day with his covered sufficiently to return to and Tl.omas. who had left the brother. Garrol Dick*n:-on automo-i school, as far as Miss    Ktlh*    ha; bile dealer.    i    been Informed-    1    bee NKW LUNDON,    Pf.    2, Col 6 telegrams they received Inst year from the East Texas oil town where nearly 300 children were killed In the nation’s worst school disaster. To them the magnitude of thci tragedy was overshadowed by the, lo.ss cf their own kin. A visitor in .Abilene niur.sday 1 was P. A. Dirkeiison. now of Gra- 1 AUSTIN, kl I 17— ' TUC boaru OI eon; •; cie red iiic wa;-today 'or « ta>'Oc Ii cngincennH and . .lite, ural line r.a ion ot the 5    .far-old api:.:l lj-’?;ing to a .star' cf rn'-ll neeord cx’en i'.e repair work It ; *pted Hie toirP p.-0{K;‘5l of C. H Par* Of Austin me W E Simpson coiupanv of B n An*onio to do *h** prelimlr • V work on the dome 'or $1,190 and ‘L'* on the remainder of *'■* structure for $5 OOO Aufa Tag Dispute Set Far Hearing BEAUMONT. March 17    -I' Hearing of arguments in the states attempt to have dissolved an injunction rrstralnmg it from interfering with the sale of automobile license plates in San .iaeinto county was {X)str>oned tod .ay until Thursday. March 31 A motion to h‘ . r the rase dissolved on ground.; the que.stion was moot had been prcNontec! by Sen Gordon Burns of Hunt ville, representing the San Jacinto countv Interests The state claims sale of the plates i.s illegal. 'Gurgle To Meet You' 5ays Allrec Baby On Birthday AUSTIN. March 17    -I' Sam Houston Allred held a press conference today, iu.’t one year after bulletin.*- fia.'hing over wire.’' announced bus arrival in this world. Checke .'hining vciio'-' hair brushed back and w faring a blue f.’-ock, the only baby ever bom to a governor .* family in the Texas executive mansion w'a.s brought to the capitol and "shown off’ to pre.-ss correspondent Urged on bv hl.^ proud daddy. Governor Janic.'*    Allred. young Sam clap{>ed Ive lu-nds, grinned from ecr to car and cried "Dit-ria' and '‘ga-g.a, ' having hi; picture ‘ken in the meantime. Weighing nine puiirl- .ni birth la.st St. P-iriek.s day, Sam Hou.ston, named after the Texas hem, now hefto the *cales at 23 1-2 {jound.s. The other Ailreri cluldren arc Jamc . Jr., 8, and David, 4 Oil At City's Daar Party Dislikes Foreign Slant Report Czech Aid Pledge Demanded Of Chamberlain Bv file A.''ocia*ed Pre s IX)NDON. March 17 Brltian’s , c.abinet and dominant conservative ' party today ,;plit wide ofjen over Prime MinLster Neville Chamberlain’s cautlou,*! foreign policy. The revolt piled an internal ! rri. on top of a nation already ' d f{;!y alarmed over the dynamite-laden F-urofjean situation. In the liondon revolt, young bl.Mrft in the c tbinet, led by vig-;»rn >s War Se'-reL'iry Leslie Hore-; Beli;Jia and bulwarked by impres-ive backing in the hou.se of common.', were reported to have demanded of Chamberlain: ■ I A clear-cut pledge of aid in I .'up{Jort of Czerhoslovakia should shp be stacked 2. A firmer policy In the Spanish civil war to prevent Italy and German from dominating Uie peninsula TlfREATE.V RE.'ilGNATIDNS Refu a1 if wa.' .<-aid. would lead to a number of resignation-'. On the he<*ls of this came a - warning from a committee of influential conserv riflve.; headed by Win *on Churrhlll and Robert J. G Boo*!'bv. tha* Chamberlain s foreign {x>lkv mur.t be changed quickly or they would Join the op-{Xrition in common:. C7 vmberlain. prima mini.ler ..inre May 28 when .e succeeded , Staniev Baldwin on the latter s re-I tirement and elevation to the peerage. last month undertook a program of rpali.tlc' dealing.' with die ta ii .-^tatc-'.. Tiie.',<. d*»jinf;.s were imperiled in the Cit e of Italy and wipjed out in lh: ca.-e of (iermany by Hitler; ab ,orp:ion of Aurtria into a greater G' 'man-. Reliable ur es M Boothby’s m--..- mciit n it pf I. ad to af least • 0 'veininrnf j>ui){joi cr* joining' die -:)p{x..-ition in parliament. Tliere was br king for Chamber-':;n. however Taking advantage of the fact that tomorrow the prime minister will ob.'erve b's 69f.h birthday. !''7l.vlatnrs circulated a tp.stimonial concraful-'-ting him and a-'tiring him of their supfKjrt. -Manv signatures were obtained. Bombers Rain )eath On City en Visits Worst Attack Of War Suffered By Loyalist Capital BARCELONA, March 17.--' (AP) — Relentless insurgents bombers struck at Barcelona again tonight in the tenth of a scries of raids which already had taken 600 lives within 24 hours. The planes dropped about 20 bombs on a section of this refugee-packed capital which had not been hit in raids earlier today. Casualties were reported ! heavy and dozens of ambulances were summoned from th® ; northern part of Barcelona. OTIILR < n IFS IHT Tile '.li' be-an 10:10 p. rn. ; '4 IO p. rn. CFT ani a* alivn-st the sam. time oth -r in.sur' .'in. planes bjmbfd the rltie.' of lar-ragona and San Vinrcn*e on the Catalan coa.'t, inflicting a coii.ad-erable iiu.mber of ca ;ulties. Before the la^t raid, a careful check by the defense board showed 415 dead and 700 wour; ‘ ' YoUDQ Hitch Hiker exn’alnea that the fatalities _    ^    r\    I    I    i lu'ted include I onlv bodle.* rem.>v- Reports Robbery    from    debrL in thi.'    greatest    In- XI    nil-    du.'trlal city of Spain. iNear    ba I linger    Estma    es by doctor    gave    the ; dead a.s BOO and the    wounded, BALLINGER, March 17-'Spit— i.ooo. Tn- war mini.'tn' reported Belief of ofifcers that the kidnaper offlciallv that ROO had been killed Cf a Lubbock man remained In thL« and 400 wounced Sylvia Davi; flashed a. broad a .sm.le a she could after she moved a Ie. and hand for the first f.me in her 20 years of life. The gill. paralyzt-d since birth, .ndervvfnt a delicate op-aticn in Kansa.s City with the hope of uiining use of her limbs Here she I;, in the respirator which keep#, her alive Link Hijacking With Kidnaping area wa: sfengthened by a hl-jack-ing near her' a^ du:k E. R. o-cr treet. 22-ye*r-old Gor-' man youth reported the robbery early toniglP to Chief of Police J ' SVN ANGELO, .-Vlar. h 17— -AP) — ‘■^an Anteal p«lir« were    ^ notified tonight by Runnels county aulhoritie.s at Ballinger    ! that .S. It. B.ircba'elLs’ auto,    i used bv a gunman who kidnaped and released him in Ballinger thi.s afternoon, had been    I l«K-ated in Ballinger near the stock pens, where Bardwell escaped. L. M (reiand. He appeared at the {>ill<'e .'.ation here ar. West Texa.' oificers yu.ardfd higiiways for the ale.ill till of s B Bar jwel], who es-raptd bv leaping from an automobile ira'.elLig at a high rate of .'peed. The youth, who "ad smarted to Wave rn wav.^ of In.'^urgen*; bombers roare-i over Barcelona nine tim ; In 16 hours raining bombs on th.s Mriirermnean seaport. It was the worst air a'tack in-fLi'ed en Ba*' Clon* in the 20-moi . VII \ar LEE T IN RUINS t Tong of .'hatfrred ma-nniy a»* debri.' md tiu exo-1 death to’’ The United States emh% teni{X)raty qv.arters were dama, A bomb landing ncir’.;; blew ' the embasrv window,, but 'he on-? occupant. Col Stephen O. Fuqua, American mi.itary attache wa.' unhurt. Hundreds -f wounded were trapped in .'h.att^ red buiiunig. Rr-Mua worker t.uir lot h* .irs to ave tho woundi-d ana r'ooivcr the dcrd. Weeping w men and ciiildren carrying me,<i’ei {v.-v dons stumbled In I the explosive-rocked streets ’cki*'’. some refuge from i hitchhike to San AnB'*lo, told {jollce the terr*’*- of ia'Urgm' bombs. Thou and' poured into the subways planrin? to spend the night. .'ald he t-au ridden about two mile.' Thev fea.-ed new artark from Gen- he wa' .'‘anding bc-ude the highway «boii‘ 7 o’clock this evening. He he Weather XBI! I NK avn VK IMT':    rartlj rloudt I rldat. VVI'T TJXX' lair. riiol^r In • nil mirlh portlnn* #r1da«, .^atar<1a> fair, rrmlr r In Mini hr-hat |M>rtl»n. I V''T I f \ " I'artl, rli>u-1s, rrnilr- In nnrthwr«t portion I rida’; >atnr(ta> parflt flfridr. fo«.|rr In Ihr Intr riot nf ra«t and • inilh |uirlion« I r'«H to *tr«n( •niilhrrK on fhr r»»a«! •hlftlnx In <»r«i or norih»r«t hr '•atiirday. OKI 'MOM' I'arllr rloridj, «h«i»rr« In north and »r«l. r<M>lrr In **r«t anrl rr-nlral prirOi-nr I lidar :    'ntiirdar fair. fiMilrr In ra«l and rrntral porOon« ,'tr«n* *rr«t»rlr rrlndr Irldar NfU Mf XKO Inrrffl.d Irldar and hafiirda.r. prohahlr rain or »norr north portion I rl'lar . roldrr I rldar In ra*t and aoiith porllnn*. With a young man when the drivel poked a r' v dvcr in his rib.'. TTic moron t t'wjK $V50 from OviTUr vt blindfolded him with nesdlav vnd the vi't;n:    own hanuRetchief and 'niursday. dir*''tcd him to alight. Before Ov- r. tree' could remove the blind-f<~! ’he highwaym.'in’s automobile Wa* too far aw av to determine Ik ti:-c l imber or make. Over *: -I .said the automobile WMS a : =k-colored new rouch He rxprc: c'i belief tile driver had pa.' d l im entenn,; Ballinger and return'-i *' pick him up. He cr ’ibed the bandit as between 23 nnd 25 ’.errs old and weighir.- bet" cen 160 and 175 {jounds D’c gunman wore dark erali.'.'imo Fr..nci.sco Franco'.' airmen whj start'’d the .sorl.'.' of raids shortlv bt lore midnight Wed-c:int inned rn ;'t of Kanir of lrm|K-ratiirr jr'lrrda; % M. .VI .Vt .VV at .V' SI .VO .'.I AM HH lllKh. HIM H I Kl I I VV MldnigM *t and Inrrril lriii|.rral i r* r M . Kl p HI, rr*lrrdar. at ani] VO. • rnir dalr a jrnr a'o, V7 and 47. '*im'-n rr*lrrdvr, « la. ■iinrivr lnda.r, A I.V; «tin«rl lirdar. A 49. See hlD.V\P. Pg. 2. ( ol 3. Misses First Caurt Term In 51 Years BAIl.D .Marti! 17 Judge Otis Bowyci , p'.st 80 v i ar.s old, this -;pring ir.i d h.: fir.*-' term of di'-trii f - in Crllah-an county in 51 ye :    He    is ifv'ovcring at his home ' I re fr< rn a ’coke of paraly-si.' '- eraI ’Aeek.-. ago AFTER SKATING PARTY One raid took p!.a<*e at noon when the center of Barcelona was teeming vitii w-.rkers going home to lunch. Many v;"tim.' were caught at a subway entrani e. TNvelve worker*- 'were killed when a .'hoc [arter wa. hit. Buildings five and .tx .'t .iif.> huh raved in under t ie terrific assam . .Nearly every sor’ion. Bi rcelona's centers, the working cja.'S ..;.;trict, and tho new r •.sidentia’. arca. felt the fury of the .'I’tark The Spanish capital — already threatened with vrvrance from the rc.' t of F'paln by the insurgent advance along Catalonia’s uouUiern See B\K( El.O\A. Pg. 2. C ol. 2 Stock Exchange Votes Revision To Add President With Wide Powers Jand May Stand While Playing Concert For Own Uniform Lune HOUSTON. M.srch U T'- Oil Abilen** hiy.t- .'choel bandsmen likely will take their seats cautiously tonight when they walk on the .'tag* for their annual spring conrcrF They p,aye<.' their drc.'.s rehca-.al la.'t night and were pronounced re.idy bv Duector R T. Bvnum Then. r.Mdv for a different -ort of {vlay, the high .school musicians adjouriTd t(» a 'katlng partv in the Mc.'Aurrv college gyrnn.'sium. There 'vere no .'plit lips, but the banrism‘'n otnerwise were careles.s of their persons. They played crack t’u whip" and di*i.xjrtc<i heels. Afterward, even Director Bvnum complained of discomfit , when he sat with Ill-advised haste. ' Th/* .-'Kating party was the .sec- {vroduction within the .'hadows of    gvmnaslum    to    bcn- Hoiu'ton’.' sky.'crajjer*; wa.' .ipi'ar-, the Eagle band’s fund for new cntly established tonight with ;v , uniforms, which now totals ap-wj]drat tc.'t in the Eureka arca cor- ' proximat^lv $2,200, Use c f the alg 33 feet of oil sand.    Gkating    rink was donated by col-    I lege an - irtMc.' and Wallace 'Red* Bo.'t, link manager Two more .such par'‘PS will be held for the school child:fn'a milk fund. Paren' ^ of the high -chool band member-;, who have led the campaign foi nionev to buy uniforms, have joined the youthful musician* in ‘he hope tonight’s concert will prcxl’ice the remainder of $3,-000 needed ^-r band suits Bynuni announced a novelty-.'prinkled program designed to {jack the higJ school auditorium. Le:.' '.ii.l .selections will include a pie. oi l solo. ‘‘Sw ee-‘ Birdie." by J. F D^nning-lon: "Uncle Toms Cabin," a pantomime "Pop Go“s the Wea.'cl." an old favorite, which even .'ends one musician into the balcony; and ’Ristus Trombone," the sonorou.s rontribuUon of fight members of See BAND, Pf. 2. Col. 5 NEW YORK. March 17— r The .New York stock e.xchange t gay adopted a drastically rev.'Cd constitution which provides for farreaching change.' in admini. train e policy incpding the appointment of a salaried president with almc,*t dictatorial powers. The action culminated a long standing agitation for reform in security market practices which came in the wake of tlie senatorial Wall Street invcstikation several years ago. The rewritten con titution was accepted by members by a vote of record proportion.* re -orded during the pa.st two wee’*; Of the 1.375 registered member.* 1.013 cast their ballots in favor cf the reorganization plan. ProvLsion is made for a new governing committee of 32 members to supplant the present committeo of 50. The new body will have twelve non-incmber.s of Hie ex-numberj | change and some rc{irc.sentativea of the {jubile. The pre.sent governing committee is com{josed entirely of members. .4,lso a part of the reorganization will be a reduction in the number cf standing ccmmittcea from 17 to 7. ;