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Amarillo Globe (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Amarillo, Texas More loot recovered i Amarillo follows up Polke arrest on Airport work they will get based Hinton a if Amarillo follows up the groundwork Laid recently in Washington and if there s to be an army air base in the Southwest then Amarillo will get it a predicted Carl Hinton chamber of Commerce manager upon his return from Washington. A an air base is in the consideration phase and depends upon development of the National defense program a he continued. Or. Hinton who returned sunday from the nation s capital said the will Rogers memorial dinner Given by the Highway association and sponsored by the Amarillo chamber of Commerce was attended by a most representative group of legislators and High government officials including general Yount Clinton Hester executive administrator of the civil aeronautics authority senator Morris Sheppard chairman of the military affairs committee and oth Parade route is announced the route of the horse and band Parade which will feature the visit to Amarillo of postmaster general James a. Farley and the dedication of the new Post office May 17 was announced this morning. The Parade to be made up entirely of Western style riders on their horses with bands spaced among them will form on the. Vacant a property near the Santa be station at third Avenue and Grant Street. Every participant must be in place at 9 30 o clock. The procession will move West on third to Polk Street South to tenth Avenue East to Fillmore North to fourth Avenue West to Taylor and South to fifth Avenue where the horsemen and bands will be directed to their places in the Block South of the Post office. The Farley party which will be near the head of the Parade will drop out at fifth and Fillmore and the postmaster general will mount the reviewing stand and watch the remainder of the procession As it circles the Block. Mason King Clay Thornton and Milton Cox will be in charge of the Parade. Col. E. A. Simpson Riding a Black horse will Lead the Parade As marshal. The Happy High school band in its Uncle Sam uniforms will be the official musical organization of the Day with other High school bands from the territory taking part. Three men in burglar drive burglary rings in the Panhandle Are having a Tough time. Within 24 hours after Texas rangers and police announced solution of a series of burglaries chief w. R. Mcdowell reported recovery in Amarillo of several thousand dollars Worth of loot taken recently from the Peoples store at Canyon and from shipments in Railroad terminals Here. In the recovered loot Are 10 or 12 suits of clothes which were taken from the Canyon store and much merchandise identified As stolen from Box cars. With recovery of the loot Amarillo police arrested three men one of whom is reported to have made a statement. None of the Trio has been transferred to county authorities on charges. A we still Are questioning the suspects and Hope to recover even More loot a said chief Mcdowell. The police department head said the stolen goods were found cached in two Amarillo Homes. Officers said the statement revealed the second burglary ring. Ers. A the theme of the program during which Amarillo asked Only for the privilege of helping in National defense was dedicated to aviation s part in the proposed preparedness a said or. Hinton. The chamber of Commerce manager said the Caa had promised Early decision of the petition for an air line from Denver to san Antonio by Way of Amarillo. Paul Smith gains Fame in Golf Dom ardent golfer and one of the Active supporters for the municipal grass greens course now under construction Paul Smith of Killough amp Davies yesterday achieved the goal of All linesmen a a Hole in one. While playing on Indian Hills and from the a a unlucky tee or. Smith smacked out a Hole in one. It is about 110 Yards. Other members of the threesome were Bill Hall of City drug and Elmer Tucker of the Santa be. Quot i done to know whether i want to play any More Golf now a said or. Smith. Hopkins maintains u. S. C. C. Stand is needlessly gloomy Washington May 8 a Secretary of Commerce Harry l. Hopkins declared today that the resolutions passed at last week s u. S. Chamber of Commerce meeting were unnecessarily gloomy and unwarranted in the face of improving business conditions. A for example a he said a More private Homes Are being privately built than at any time since 1929. Industrial production in the first Quarter of this year was 24 per cent higher than in the first Quarter of 1938. The Dollar volume of retail Trade in the first Quarter was five per cent greater than in the first Quarter last year. A National income in the first Quarter is already at a rate of $66,-000,000.000 for the whole year As against $62.000.000,000 in 1938. The whole construction Industry is infinitely better. It surpassed the same Quarter of last year by 43 per British Royalty enjoying trip on Atlantic aboard the liner Empress of Australia May 8 of a King George i and Queen Elizabeth both Good sailors Are enjoying their voyage to Canada and the United states free of seasickness which is More than some of their party could say. The liner Empress of Australia on her first full Day out of Portsmouth yesterday encountered a stiff Breeze and did considerable pitching As a result there were several absences from the divine service in the lines main dining room but the King and Queen were there joining heartily in the responsive readings and singing. Early today the liner and conveying warships ran into a Haze and slowed from 17 to 12 knots. A photo by Mccormick co huddle before the Hustle to reach the Amarillo chamber of Commerce goal in memberships is depicted by this picture of the sales army headed by Rill Gilstrap seen standing at the Center pillar and by Bruce Autry standing at extreme left and identified easily by his nickname the sales army took the Field this morning. A it k k k k c of c. Sales army takes to Field the Amarillo tune in Kunc the Globe new radio station Globe a indicates the associated press indicates the United press sixteenth year. No. 56 Price 5 cents. 13 Page i Amarillo. Texas monday May 8. 1939. Federal court opens in Amarillo today Federal court opened in Amarillo this morning officially inaugurating the new Federal courthouse. Federal judge James c. Wilson is on the Bench for the Spring term of court. Deputy clerk Nackley is at the new clerks table in front of the Bench. Court marshal Jenkins is in charge of the courtroom assisted by front door Bailiff Jim Little and Charles Lowe second door Bailiff. The session opened this morning with the setting of cases on the docket. Tomorrow will be naturalization Day with More than 20 immigrants presenting themselves to become american citizens. Harris county tax remittance signed Austin May 8 a gov. W. Lee o Daniel today signed a Bill by sen. Weaver Moore of Houston remitting an estimated $450.000-a-year taxes from Harris county for 10 years for flood control work on Buffalo Bayou in Houston. Thief due for Jolt when he learns car s owner fort Worth May 8. a a certain automobile thief will get a Jolt when he re ads this that car he stole from in front of the methodist Hospital belongs to City detective d. S. Harris. Man who can t tie lie puts in emergency Call Tulsa May 8 pm a police car sped to a residence on an emergency Call. A dishevelled Man met detective Leo Granger at the curb with the cry a can you tie a Tuxedo Bow tie a he d spent a futile hour trying he explained. Detective Granger could and did. = the weather forecast for Amarillo and Vicinity fair tonight tuesday fair and warmer. West Texas fair tonight and tuesday slightly warmer pan i handle tuesday. New Mexico partly Cloudy tonight and tuesday warmer North portion i tuesday. Temperature extremes 51 and 61. New York police open drive on millions begging Racket new York. May 8 >�?police began a drive to wipe out the $15,-000.000 a year begging Racket today. Welfare commissioner William Hodson said at least 10,000 a fakes and phonies solicited alms in the subways and on the streets. Police signs will be posted telling the Public that Relief is available for those who need it. Insurance see Neely Greenhill agcy. Build now see John Maynard lbs. Co. For estimates. 800 w. 5th. Pm. 5353. Laguardia praises u. S. Relief system Washington. May 8 a mayor Fiorello h. Laguardia of new York testifying before the House spa investigating committee praised the Federal Relief program today As a the american Way of dealing with unemployment and said its discontinuance would be Laguardia appeared As the opening witness for the United states conference of mayors of which he is chairman. He headed a delegation of eight City executives invited before the House committee. The new York mayor said the unemployment situation is a about the same in All Large cities roughly relative to population. dropping of employable by the Federal government or discontinuing the works Progress administration without anything constructive to take its place would be he said. The results would be too terrible tote. There Isnit a City in the United states that could care for its Laguardia submitted a report from 100 major american City govern yets which were asked to state whether useful and desirable work of Public Benefit was being done by the spa. The summary of the report said the cities Are contributing millions toward the spa program and that the Survey a indicates practically unanimity of Opin Ion on the part of the cities that useful work is being those who appeared with Laguardia were mayor Edward a Kelly of Chicago Harold h. Burton of Cleveland Richard w. Reading of Detroit Maurice j. Tobin of Boston Ross d. Rogers of Amarillo Daniel Hoan of Milwaukee. Laguardia outlined a program which he said would be necessary before spa eventually could be abolished 1. Adjustment of Industrial machinery to Man instead of Man to machinery and a the same with 2. Achievement of a uniformity in pensions a to a prevent the migration of superannuated persons to other states paying More Liberal 3. Develop uniformity of dependent childrens Aid with proper child labor Laws state or National 4. Perfection of unemployment insurance to assure automatic Relief when workers Are Laid off. 5. Perfect the wage hour Law which a if intelligently and honestly administered will create employment for ?.009,000 a once you get that perfected a Laguardia said a the Only need is for a program of Public works to meet he emphasized that years would be required to work out the system. Senators say no to free Labouring Austin May 8 or a Texas senators were asked today to work without pay until old age pensions Are liberalized and financed but answered a decisive a Resolution by sen. L. J. Sulak of la Grange to have the legislature remain in session without pay after tomorrow until the problems Are settled received but four favourable votes with his own. Others willing to work free were sen. John Redditt of Lufkin George Moffett of Chillicothe and a. M. Aiken jr., of Paris. Sulak predicted that if legislators pay ceased there would be a Quick settlement of the issues. If they remain on pay he said the House will continue to wait for the Senate to approve the House plan of a Gross receipts tax and the Senate will wait to see if the House will join the Senate in shifting the question to the people by a constitutional amendment for a sales tax. Blast scares students lots of excitement but no damage a resulted from a firebox explosion in the Furnace room of Alice Lan Dergin school just before noon today. The explosion occurred just before the students were dismissed for the lunch hour. An unusual gust of wind blew Down the Chimney and partly extinguished the fire in the Furnace authorities said. The Furnace is so designed that the fire cannot be entirely extinguished by the a Small amount of Gas accumulated in the Furnace before n sudden Lull in the wind allowed the flame to come Back igniting the accumulated Gas in the flue. The ensuing explosion did no More damage than to throw off the Blowout lid which is provided on the Furnace for such emergencies. A the greatest part of the excitement was due to the ventilating system of the building which carried the sound of the explosion to All parts of the school officials said. A the explosion would not have been heard at the other end of the building had the ventilating system not provided a Channel to carry the accounts of the explosion carried Home by the children who were dismissed for the lunch hour a few minutes after the blast created great excitement throughout the Alice Tan Dergin school District. So slight was the explosion that Glass windows within a few feet of the Furnace were not broken As the blow out lid released the pressure of the explosion. A there was no danger to the students nor could there be a authorities said. Classes met As usual this afternoon. British broadcasting Boycotts Windsor a speech on radio London May 8 a the British broadcasting company which controls radio programs in this country decided today to Boycott a speech which the Duke of Windsor is scheduled to make from Verdun tonight. Officials of the company after a hurried meeting decided not to rebroadcast the speech regarding it As untimely coming when the King Toronto May 8�? Canadian press a Canadian broadcasting corporation authorities announced today the Csc would not carry the address by the Duke of Windsor to be broadcast tonight from Verdun France to the United states. 150 off Rolls of spa today and Queen Are on the Atlantic bound on their peace Mission to America. Thousands of British listeners who have Short wave sets probably will be Able to pick up the speech however. Britons particularly those in court circles were astounded by the disclosure that the former Edward Viii was to broadcast a speech to the United states through the National broadcasting company hardly 48 hours after his brother Xuc Cessor King George i had sailed for a visit to Canada and the United states. The Duke has made no radio speech since his famous a woman k r or Btl h i love broadcast on the evening of it in for. Of his abdication december 11, 1936. Court circles suggested that the Duke was a pulling another Boner such As that which caused him to cancel a projected visit to the United states in november 1937, when it developed that his a a sponsor and Advance agent was Charles e. Bedaux inventor of an Industrial Speed up system which has been bitterly denounced by labor. Morning newspapers published the Short wave length on which the speech will be broadcast and it was quite evident that despite any Boycott thousands of britons would listen to it. The first Public reaction to the announcement that the Duke would speak was an editorial today in the daily express chief Organ of the big Beaverbrook newspaper Chain. It said a the Dukes decision is to be re today 150 will be Cut from the Rolls of the works Progress administration in the Panhandle a a. Meredith regional admin the reduction affecting 26 counties is the second in the past month 598 persons having been removed in the first Cut about a month ago. The Cut this time is part of a general National and state reduction Marie necessary by a greatly reduced Federal Relief appropriation recently voted by Congress. In the first reduction Texas spa quota was lopped 13,600. And the Cut this time affects 7.820 persons in the state. County dandelions May not be dug up the county May not dig up the dandelions on the courthouse Lawn. Commissioner i to Sellars said this morning considerable opposition to fretted. The mom ent7oryi speech j King Quot the Lawn had been voiced was unhappily chosen. The King is he said that digging up the Lawn on his Way to America. Any word hailing away the Sod and reseeding spoken to the United states at would Cost from $1.000 to $2.500. Sex mrs. Beery honeymooning Reno nev., May 8 the divorced wife of Wallace Beery j movie Star was on a honeymoon Here today with her new husband. Mrs. Arieta Gilman Beery who was i awarded a decree from the actor on May 1, was married to Albert Foyt los Angeles broker in Carson City last night. Or. And mrs. Foyt said they would take a honeymoon trip to new York City after a week s i visit Here. Hold Congress Washington. May 8 up a rep. J Louis Lud crw Democrat. Indiana said today that because of the in Ter National situation he would introduce a Resolution to keep con j Gress Here until the next session begins on Jan. 2 Gas less at Lewis 2 blk e. Herring what do you think of sales tax plan a should we have the sales tax to pay increased old age pensions that a question that bids fair to keep our state legislature gnawing its fingernails past the Legal time limit this year. Some of the boys think we should some think we . Consequently it looks like the legislature will have to go into an overtime period to determine the Winner. But you wont have to devote much time to answering this question. All you have to do is think about it for a Little while the length of time depending on the Speed of your mental processes. Then grab a typewriter or use one of the pens at the Post office and write to letter contest editor Amarillo Globe whether or not you think we should have the sales tax to pay increased old age pen Sions. Keep your answer to 300 words or less write legibly and get it in to the Globe before the deadline of thursday noon. Letters mailed in must he posted in time to get them into this office by thursday noon. For the Best letter on this subject the Globe will pay $5.00, and for the second Best a prize of $2.50. The pension problem is the big it Ling Block in the state right now. How would / Japay old age pensions the commission was unsuccessful in attempts to obtain a spa project for the work. Encouraged by the first official report of the activities fund group the sales army for the Amarillo chamber of Commerce membership Campaign this morning took the Field. Headed by Ray Minner and John Maynard the activities fund group at breakfast this morning reported More than half of its goal had been subscribed. The groups allotment of the $30,000 minimum is $20,000 and Ray Minner reported $10,252. The sales army is assigned the remainder $10,000. A this year it is not a hard Job but a pleasure a or. Minner assured the sales army which is headed by Bill Gilstrap and Bruce Autry. Or. Gilstrap presided at this morning s breakfast held in the Amarillo hotel. Another report breakfast will a held at 7 30 of clock tomorrow morning. A if this enthusiasm keeps up Well have the quota within the next 48 hours a predicted fan her Upshaw one of the six majors in the sales army. The other majors Are Milton Cox Galen Battey Sam Page Lewis p. Fields and John Ballard. Sponsors of the sales army Lelia Hickox Jean Tomberlin june Callahan Frances Chance Maria Jenkins and Margaret Woodruff and for the activities fund group Edith Nellcy and Dorothy Jana Cook will be Given prizes each morning depending upon attendance of their divisions. At the Climax of the Campaign each member of the Quot top division will be Given a slab of Sunray Bacon from Pinkney packing company. A suit or dress a a jobs to each of the 26 in the second highest division will be Given by the Panhandle laundry and to each member of the third division will go a Pound of Maxwell House Coffee from Carleton Florey. To the sponsor of the losing division Hubert Cole county clerk will present a marriage License free. Paul Edquist who has just retired As president of the chamber of Commerce was the principal speaker this morning. A Camarillo can t stand still if your sales Are no More this year than they were last year you a figure you re not going any place Quot said or. Edquist Olio added the $30,000 present should come from him. It would have been better therefore for the Duke to Duke determined to make speech Verdun. France May 8 up a the Duke of Windsor this afternoon completed the text of his a Appeal to reason in International affairs to be broadcast tonight to the United states. He seemed determined to make his Appeal despite some Advance criticisms. After numerous Telephone Calls Between the Dukes suite and London a member of his party said the former ruler had a a very Good reason to proceed with his speech. The Duke was informed some British new Quot papers had criticized his plan to speak As a Inopportune members of the Duke s party said agreement is possible it was Learned be Worth $250.000,000 and american the Duke and i or hew would re today. Properties approximately $200,000,� turn to Paris tomorrow a to resume although settlement was not As too Mexico challenges these value their Normal life some a arsons cured the United press was in Tiona but the claims and counter had believed the sgt Oech might be a prelude to a return Home from a self imposed exile. Asked for the budget was a paltry the appearance of the Lawn has i sum compared to the time and Mon born greatly improved by constant i by spent by Manv civic boosters. He mowing. I Sec chamber Page 11 agreement possible in mexican Oil Case by Lyle Wilson i 17 Oil companies in March 1938. Washington May 8. Up the 17 were subsidiaries of four negotiations in the dispute Between major groups Royal dutch Shell International nil companies and hich4 is Brltiih-0iwn. American companies Standard Chi Mexico Over the mexican govern of Calu Ornis Standard Oil of be Niento a expropriation of Oil lands Jersey and the Sinclair interests have reached a stage where an j British interests were estimated to or. Coli Man says showers Are gone or. Collman says the showery spell has passed and fair and warmer weather is indicated several sections received showers yesterday and last night the heaviest of .68 inches being at Clarendon. Adrian received .08, .0�, Follett .38, Miami .50, formed that a relatively quirk i claims of value have not entered showdown was almost certain. Int a the negotiations now being Hope for settlement coincided i conducted the United press was with unconfirmed reports that it. J informed. Donald r. Richberg Hjalmar Shacht former head of former head of Era represents the the nazi Reich Bank had arrived j combined Oil interests and has just in Mexico City his son Jean j returned from Saltillo Mexico Schacht reached last night in the l where he conferred with president mexican capital denied that his Cardenas. Father was there explaining that the basis of adjustment sought he still was in India on a leisurely was understood to be for manage journey around the world. The ment and operation of the proper state department had no knowledge j ties by their former owners but of schachts presence i with sufficient mexican government interest in Schwac nth a movements participation to avoid an actual is linked with German penetration j restoration of property. Such a Claude of mexican markets and. Indirectly settlement would be achieved by Pampa with current Oil negotiations mex j Long term contract definitely Stab .18, Plainview .18, Shamrock 06 co has had difficulty finding mar i Lishing the labor tax and related Springfield Colo. .04, Beaver. 1 sets for expropriated Oil against obligations of the foreign manage okla. .07 Hollis .08 Woods Arri 50 which there is an incomplete in i ment both immediately and by formal and unofficial Boycott. Machinery to be established for the i Gas less at Lewis 2 blk e. Herring j Mexico expropriated properties of i future. G of 1

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