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Amarillo Daily News (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Amarillo, Texas Amarillo the helium City. Amarillo daily news vol. Xxiv. No. 32__a. Is. No. 32.�?associated press Day and night leased wire. Amarillo Texas monday morning december 12, 1932. Home edition eight pages weather partly Cloudy warmer Price five cents # a a a # sandies to play masonic Home at fort Worth saturday predict stardom for these screen a babies Jinx astride flip of Coin for Amarillo t. C. U. Gridiron to be scene of fray Between two big teams 5 degrees new Low both undefeated Vernon meeting decides on place of game special train is planned rail body to hear local pleas first fourteen girls of the screen were chosen Quot pampas baby stars of 1932�?� by the motion picture Industry a organization of publicity men the pampas. Each year the pampas selects a group of Young women whom it believes Are destined for stardom. Among the a baby stars chosen this year Are Lilian Miles left Platinum Blond product of Oskaloosa la. Lona Andre 0pper Cente who was born in Nashville tenn., 18 years ago Eleanor Holm lower Centero new York famous olympic swimmer and Lillian Bond red haired musical comedy dancer from London. Associated press photos u. S. Leads Way in arms slash among Powers first is step Davis says to bring about further cuts Geneva dec. 11 a it a the United states in a document which the chief of her arms delegation Norman h. Davis signed today declared her resolve to co operate in the disarmament conference with a View to seeking substantial armament reductions. The United states and four other nations the statement reads Hope Quot without delay to work out a convention which shall effect a substantial reduction and a limitation of armaments with the provision for future revision with a View to further with America in this determination Are great Britain France Germany and Italy. Although this is not entirely what or. Davis said he hoped for the head of the american delegation said he considered that other Peoples now Felt there was a moral commitment to resume the task of disarmament after the Christian Holiday Quot in real Davis Ideal was a convention Cap total Lair disarmament gains already made and definite disarmament plans ready to be presented to the world before Christmas. The american said however he lexicon at its worst if dictionary publishers 10 most Beautiful words run afoul Tough criticism from new Yorkus literati in showdown by Jerry Malin. After an absence of one week Amarillos pet Jinx returned Home yesterday and As a consequence the go Dan sandstorm will have to go to fort Worth saturday to play their Semi final state High school Grid game with the masonic Home orphans. Meeting with Home officials in Vernon yesterday Amarillo representatives lost a flip of Coin which decided the site for the fray. Details of the flipping were not reported. Last week the trusty thumb of or. R. P. Parcells won from Sweetwater officials and brought the Mustangs to Amarillo. Coach Blair Cherry superintendent w. A. Mcintosh represented Amarillo yesterday in Verdon. The sandies will play the masons despite continued pleas for a reconsideration by the Texas Railroad commission on its 310,000 barrel pro ration order for the giant East Texas Oil Field commissioner e. O. Thompson Amarillo for one is in favor of adjusting the 10-year-old Panhandle Gas problem before any other action. While he maintains an open mind on any further reasons Why the East Texas proration order which went into effect saturday morning should be reconsidered he gave notice sunday that the Panhandle hearing scheduled to open Here this morning would be held As planned. It is the object of the commission a colonel Thompson Saiji a to arrive at a plan which will give every interest in the Field its proper share of Gas outlet As measured by the Market to hear flan. Quot Gas in this Case is construed As Sweet and sour Gas alike. We May not be Able to arrive at a perfect plan but our purpose is to devise an order which will be workable simple practicable and understandable. Everybody who has any interest in the Field will be properly protected. Any person who has a plan to present will be Given an Opportunity to do so and is especially invited to present his Here to represent the East Texas sharply Cut fund statute is presented less than billion dollars provided for Treasury Post office on the Grid of Texas Christian uni. Varsity where the orphans saturday chamber of Commerce in a request new York dec. 11 pm the Quot ten most Beautiful words in the English language a a list advanced yesterday by Wilfred j. Funk poet and dictionary publisher ran into some rough comment today among new Yorkus literati. The Best that was said for any one of the ten Down hush Lullaby murmuring tranquil Mist Luminous Chimes Golden Melody was that Lullaby is Nice. That statement was made by Fannie Hurst novelist but she added a Dawn is like a dead cat. Luminous is Good but not As Good As Lyric. I think these Are More Beautiful serenity peace Beauty itself vitality mercy Madonna. No i done to think much of the cellar door Best. Dorothy Parker poet said she considered cellar door the most Beautiful word but those she liked to see Best were Cheque and enclosed. Hendrik Willem Van Loon also spoke up for cellar door and he expressed great Surprise when told his selection was the same As miss Parker a. Quot in be Only met miss Parker twice in my life a he said a a and we never talked of cellar doors i done to like this list because i done to like soft words. I like the hard sounds the Short words like talk. Cuspid or is a Good word gangrene to flit. Ring Lardner not Only scoffed at the Funk list. He gave a list of his own. Quot gangrene is the first word a he said Quot flit is the second scram is the third but wait until i finish Mange is the fourth wretch the fifth and Smoot with a Small a is the sixth look it up. A a guzzle is number seven Mcnaboe is eight. I know its a proper name. And Blute is number nine. A Blute sir is a smoker who does no to inhale. The tenth word is Crene. A Crene is a Man who inhales but does no to beat Sherman 20 to 0, to win the right to meet Amarillo. The game will Start at 2 30. Immediately after learning of the outcome of the ver non meeting local officials began to plan a special train details of which will be announced later. Both record holders. The meeting saturday will bring together the Only undefeated and for a hearing on the new Oil pro ration orders Carl Estes Tyler pub a Lisher will be Given an audience monday. Both col. Ernest o. Thompson member of the Texas Railroad commission and Estes were waiting until the matter could be presented to at least two commissioners. C. V. Terrell chairman of the comm is untied class a High school football Sion is due Here Early monday for teams in Texas. Both have come the commissions Panhandle Gas through conference and practice i hearing continued on Page 7 col. 6 Penthouse Croesus clan Only janitors new York dec. 11 of a they ride in limousines they have their own valets their fortunes run into six and seven figures but they re janitors just the same. There a Henry l. Doherty millionaire Public utilities Man. He a the janitor at 24 state Street. And there a Edwin Goodman merchant Prince. He a the janitor of a big building at 754 fifth Avenue. And there Are dozens More. None of them Ever pushes a Broom or polishes Braes but technically in the City records they re All janitors. A clause in the new York statutes says no one but the f janitor can live in a business i building. But years ago wealthy men began to bulk penthouses on the roofs of their office buildings and they live up to the i letter of the Law by listing them selves As the janitors. Texas solons task to begin already machinery for new legislature beginning Jan. 10 underway vets Garnish City streets downtown District dons colourful attire for Holiday period by Raymond Brooks. Austin dec. 11.�?the slow complicated machinery of setting a new legislature out to work and a new state administration to functioning has begun moving at Austin. It moved to uncertainties More diverse than Columbus faced when he looked and hoped for land. Either land was ahead or Wasny to but the people of Texas both in official life and those who have selected the official bodies face Complex and conflicting sets of conditions uncertainties and problems. Convene Jan. 10. The legislature will Convene Jan. 10. Mrs. Miriam a. Ferguson will come Back to office after an epochal six years on january 17. A political generation will pass into history with governor Ross s. Sterling a retirement and a second Renaissance of a former dominant Texas spirit will Rise As the expression of the state in government. The next official step will be monday week dec. 19, when governor Sterling attorney general James v. Allred and mrs. Jane y. Mccallum two of which three state officials will retire from office at noon january 17, will canvass the returns for Ali state offices except games with flying colors. The masons have played and won nine games in which they have scored a total of 286 Points an average of nearly 32 per game. The sandies have won 12 straight contests and have scored a total of 355 Points an average of slightly better than 29 per game. The orphan opposition has scored forty one Point san average of about four and one half per game the masons have allowed. The Golden sandstorm has been scored on but twice big Spring and Wichita Falls each counting a touchdown for a total of 12 Points allowed in 12 games. This averages one Point per contest. No there is no direct a a dope on the teams for they have not met the same team this year. In a roundabout Way one May figure something out of the fact that the masons defeat Central of fort Worth 6 to 0, a team that beat Ranger 6 to 0. Amarillo beat Ranger 13 to 6, in the first game of the season and 7 to 0 in the by District game. The masons Are champions of districts 5, 6, 7, and 8. Amarillo is title Holder of districts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. To Winner of the game saturday in fort Worth will go the right to play the Winner of the Corsicana John Reagan contest for the Schoolboy championship of All Texas. Six year training the masons Are coached by c. N. Rusty Russell former Howard Payne Star. East texans Hopes for a revived proration discussion were boomed saturday when commissioner Lon a. Smith was reported in favor of another hearing on the 310,000 barrel maximum output order. Commissioner c. V. Terrell chairman of the commission was due in Amarillo sunday night to be Here for the Gas hearing monday. Commissioner Thompson issued the following statement Panhandle priority. A this Gas hearing at Amarillo has been set for some time. I explained to or. Hubert Harrison manager of the East Texas chamber of com Merce when he telephoned me this was the reason i could not be in Austin monday dec. 12. There Are Gas Wells up Here that have been waiting 10 years for a connection. The new Market demand Law for Oil and Gas passed by the called special session of the Texas Legisla continued on Page 7 col. 3 Nab Davis former building loan head new York dec. 11 do a Walter Clyde Davis 50 years old described by police As a fugitive from Colo Rado Springs coo., where he allegedly embezzled $1,000,000 As presi Russell has been at the i ident of the Colorado Springs build Home for six years each year turning out capable teams. He has had continued on Page 7 col. I Amarillos downtown District yesterday assumed its annual Holiday aspect when its streets were gaily bedecked in colourful trappings of Laurel streamers and coloured lights by members of the veterans of foreign wars. Lights in the streamers will be turned on tonight. The Holiday garb will remain until after the Christmas new year period. Laurel draped. Thousands of feet of Tennessee Laurel were draped Over Polk Street from third to tenth Avenue and Over Taylor from sixth to seventh Avenue through co operation of Amarillo merchants and Utility companies with veterans of foreign wars. All decoration work supplied by the veterans was completed during the Day yesterday with the exception of draping Light standards and Telephone poles which will be done today. No Cost to Public Quot the decoration does not Cost the taxpayers a Harry Meyers Post commander and head of the decoration committee said. Quot materials and work have been donated by merchants and serving with or. Myers on the j continued on Page 7 col. 6 j continued on Pae 7 col 3 Rescue youth who fell 150 feet into pit Elpaso dec. 11 pm Berlyn Brixner 21, Elpaso who plunged 150 feet into an extinct Volcano Crater 57 Mues West of Elpaso this morning was rescued at 5 30 p. M. Today. Brixner a right ankle was broken his Scalp Tom and he suffered possible internal injuries. He was unconscious when rescuers reached him. He is in an Elpaso Hospital tonight. The youth fell into the Crater when a rope on which he was being lowered into the Cavern by two companions parted a few feet from the surface. The youths were on an exploring expedition. Elpaso county Highway patrolmen using a steel Cable rescued the youth. He was brought to the surface on an improvised Saddle made by Highway officer Ziert Morris. Bat Guana on a ledge of the Crater in which Brixner fell saved the youths life. Long and loan association was taken into custody tonight. Davis who has been sought since last june was taken in front of an apartment House in Gramercy Park East where he said he had been living for two months under his own i name. Two detectives who noticed his resemblance to police circular descriptions stopped him for question ing. Later they said Davis promptly admitted his identity and professed himself relieved at having been found. A in a tired of dodging policemen a he was quoted As saying. Stanfield wants one a t. S. T. C. Enlargement Washington dec. 11 Ltd a a sharply Cut Money Bill for the first time in Many years carrying less than a billion dollars for the Treasury and poet office departments was recommended to the House by its appropriations committee. Decreases that brought the total for these two big departments Down to $961,416 for the next fiscal year extended event to the coast guard although rear Admiral Harry g. Hamlet the commandant told the committee he expected greater rum running activities in the next two years. Have no effect. Hamlet said legalizing Beer of Low alcoholic Content which the House ways and Means committee is now considering Quot will have no effect whatever on the smuggling of distilled spirits into the United states from the but despite that testimony the appropriations committee recommended that his branches allotment for 1934 be reduced from the $28, 172.000 for this year to $25,772,000. The Bill also extended for another year Many provisions of the Economy act passed last session among them being the enforced furlough of 81-3 per cent Cut for All employees in the two departments. Down recommendation. The committee however at a last minute session before taking the Bill to the House floor rejected president hoovers recommendation for an additional i per cent pay Cut. The decision said chairman Byrns was based on the the fact that the Senate Economy committee already is considering it the Treasury took by far the bigger Cut of the two departments. When the House debates the Bill monday it will be considering allowing the Treasury $244,383,000 in 1934 against $270,200,000 asked by the budget and $350,000,000 appropriated this year. Largest item. The Large it item in this decrease was taken from the Public building allowance. Because Relief and emergency expenditures on Public build Ings this year were not repeated the committee could recommend $81, 919.000 for 1934, which is $149,865.000 less than appropriated for 1933 and $10,940,000 less than the amount asked by the budget. The Post office with its huge expenditures on Domestic airmail and Ocean mail u a r the committee recommendatk., would get $717,033,-000, a reduction of $88.906,000 under the current year and $7,094,000 less than the budget estimates. There was a reduction of $5,000,-000 under budget estimates to $100,-000,000 in the allowance for mall transportation by railroads and messengers of $1,000,000 under budget estimates to $19,000,000 for air mail service. Tenacious Winter yesterday tightened its frigid grip on the pan handle plans District and after a Day of heavily overcast skies which at intervals sent Light fluttering of now brought sub Zero temperatures to Northern portions of the area Fate last night. Five degrees above Zero was the minimum Here. A record for the Region was set at to a a City okla., about 10 of clock last night with the Mercury plummeting to the 10-Bolow-Zero Mark the Santa be dispatcher Here reported. At the same time paints Between Woodward okla. And Canadian reported 5 degrees below. At Pampa tire Reading was two degrees below the dispatchers said. Eight below citizens at Etter on the Boise City Branch of the Santa be near the Oklahoma line shivered with the Mercury standing at Elpet below. Dalhart and Texline reported temperature at one degree above Zero the fort Worth and Denver dispatcher said. Although the Mercury slumped rapidly skies near Midnight began Clearing All Over the Region. South Plains reported temperatures around the 15-degree Mark. The Mercury in amt lilo budged Only two degrees during the Day from 5 degrees in the Forenoon to the maximum of 7 degrees at 2 o clock the lowest temperature recorded Here since the severe cold spell of january 1930. Panhandle Frozen hard. Similarly Low temperatures were general to the North of Amarillo while the South Plains District recorded higher ones although the Mercury consistently remained far below the freezing Point at every place. Although the u. A weather Bureau Here receives no official weather maps on sunday i which predictions Are based. Chief observer h. T. Collman said he Felt certain today a temperatures will not slump to the lows of yesterday. No immediate break in the cold spell is seen a or. Collman said. Quot however today will not bring quite As cold weather As prevailed Sun Day. Indications show continued cold weather. There probably will be Little additional snowfall unless temperatures Rise considerably the associated press last night forecast slightly warmer weather for the Panhandle but continued cold. New to meager specific reports of the storm Over the Panhandle were not available yesterday since most of the Railroad Telegraph offices were closed. The Santa be dispatcher however said generally Cloudy weather prevailed Over the Region All Day sunday. Low temperatures ranged from the subzero Marks in the North portion to 15 degrees above on the South Plains. The Rock Island reported dal Harts extremes at one and 15 degrees with similar weather prevailing at Tucumcari Sayre okla., re Stimson says he cant act on any terms state socialists favor abolition of poll tax Waco dec. 11 do a the annual state socialist conference met Here today adopting resolutions which favored abolition of the poll tax and substitution of registration As a voting qualification in Texas. The meet Long also opposed a proposed Crim Inal syndicalism Bill expected to be presented at the january session of the legislature. Or. Carl e. Lunn of Houston pre sided As conference chairman with Ben o. Miler of Waelder As Confer Charles l. Bracken special to the news Canyon dec. 11. A Quot if there is to be any change in the status of j enc Secretary the West Texas state teachers of Dallas was elected state Secretary College it should be in the direction j of expansion of its facilities to better serve the people of Northwest Texas and not a reduction of its rank a declared representative elect h. K. Stanfield of Amarillo Here saturday. Representative Stanfield and representative George Moffett of Chillicothe visited the College Plant and conferred with president j. A. Hill and members of his staff regarding the needs of the Canyon institution. Both spoke to the students of the College retiring representative Clyde w. Warwick introducing the visitors. Terms provided by funding agreement must be held he avers France squirms tool both nations May be fou Lowed in actions by other debtors it he the Prewo a Quick passage of notes Aero a the Mantle yesterday gave notice that great Bill an intended paying its $�5,950,000 War debts instalment due thursday and that the United state would not accept the Gold with reservation proposed by London. Again suggesting revision of Thel total debt the British note proposed i that the payment be treated As �?~�?~1 capital payment of which account should be taken in final will ten six hours the american reply was in the hands of the Brit j Ash ambassador. Written by Secre a tary Stimson it said if a no authority. Quot i must Call your attention to Lite a fact that the Secretary of the Troas i Ury has no authority to accept pay ment from your government except As provided under the terms of the funding agreement. The sum must be credited to principal and interest As provided therein a in Paris meanwhile the French Cabinet decided unanimously in favor of paying the $20,000,000 install ment due the United states thursday. The Cabinet attached re Erva tons however. Action is doubtful whether the course defined by the two surge european Powers will be followed by Belgium pop and czech a Slovakia and the other nations seek i continued on Page 7 coi 4 rail labor group seeks Cut answer Chicago dec. 11 0pv-a common answer to but one vital question will be sought when railway labor executives and managers of the carriers meet tomorrow in their second joint wage conference in history. That question is How much longer shall the 10 per cent deduction from Railroad employ yes pay checks be extended a. F. Whitney chairman of the railway labor executives association and w. F. Thiehoff chairman of the conference committee of Man agers today emphasized the narrow and sharply defined scope of their respective groups in the coming Parley. Britain pays tuesday London dec. 11 we great Britain notified the United states government today that it will pay in Gold the $95,550,00 1 due next thursday but that the Money was not to be regarded As the re a ump on of payments on the scale used before president hoovers moratorium. Long a moratorium from the United states has not been indicated Italy one of the nations with a Large pay ment failing due has announced it intention to pay promptly. Under existing funding agreements great Britain is to pay the United states $4,398.000,000 and already has paid $1,911,798,298. France s total obligation under Eluting agreements is $3,863,650,000, and that country a already has paid $4 1,075,801. The total debt payments due to the United states Treasury thursday is $123,641,698. France pins reservations to its pay off Paris dec. 11 we the French Cabinet decided unanimously today in favor of paying the debt instalment due the United states thursday but attached certain reservations to the decision. These provisions to be completed at a meeting monday of ill ministers will be in accordance with those great Britain is under continued on Page 7 out it 30 years for Underwood in Wellington slaying Radiator a a busted done to worry you will find a Man who can fix it quickly and cheaply advertising in the automobile services column of the want ads. Turn Back now and put a Man to work. See classification "55-b�?� Wellington Texas. Dec. 11 of a Melvin Underwood 30 years old has been convicted of murder for the killing of Amos Marshbanks Here last september 24 and the jury set his sentence at 30 years imprisonment. Witnesses testified that the shooting occurred at a dance in the Underwood Home. The defense attempted to establish by testimony that Marchbanks insulted Underwood a wife. Flying guardsmen die. Bernardsville n. J., dec. 11 pm two officers of the new Jersey National guard were killed today when their air plane crashed in an Apple Orchard. The plane evidently in trouble and flying Low struck a tree top careened against another tree some Quarter of a mile away and crashed. Gasoline truck hits House baby cremated san Juan Capistrano. Calif., dec. 11 p a a 22-Day-Oid baby burned to death today when a gasoline truck and trailer rolled Down a Hill into a farmhouse crashed into a bedroom where the infant slept and set the dwelling afire. The baby was the son of mrs. Emil Stoffell who with five other children were at breakfast when their Home was shaken by the Impact. Spread by gasoline the fire quickly destroyed the House it furnishings Stock Felt a motor car and the truck and trailer. W. Nickelson of Long Beach Driver for the Victrola Petroleum co. Of san Diego calif., told police the truck left the Highway when he swerved on the Slippery pavement to avoid striking a car which skidded in front of him. He leaped to safety just before the heavy vehicles struck the House. -i3s

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