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Big Spring Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Big Spring, Texas Latest news 411 of today a new complots coverage today i to a i Sgal of 11 member of the associated press a Foll leased wire s e r v i c e the generally fair night and tuesday. A vol. 9�?no. 270 six pages today big Spring Texas monday evening april 19, 1937 Price five cents liquor Sale proposal is voted Down House rejects plan legalize sales by the drink to new regulation Bill is drafted Drys contend constitutional provision bars a open Saloon Austin april 19 apr the House today killed a proposal to legalize Sale of hard liquors by the drink in communities desiring such Sale. The vote was 78 to 66. Amendment members from Galveston Seguin and other overwhelmingly wet centers contended the Drys should not attempt to control liquor regulatory provisions in wet sections while those on the Ether Side argued Saie by the drink would violate the constitutional prohibition against the open Saloon Tho proposal was offered by rep. R. Emmett Morse of Houston As att amendment to a voluminous Bill rewriting the liquor control net. It would have permitted local option on Aale of mixed drinks in Bona fide eating places. The regulatory Bill still was pending at the noon recess. Morse and other members from wet centers contended the present Law prohibiting Sale of mixed drinks was openly flaunted in Houston Galveston san Antonio Jeff arson county and other places because it was not backed by Public sentiment. He expressed the opinion that not More than Quot ten or twelve Quot counties would vote for sales by the drink. A open Saloon Quot reps. Harry n. Graves of Georgetown j. Bryan Bradbury of Abilene and others Sale by the drink would violate the constitutional provision against the a open Saloon a they said that when the electorate two years ago voted to prohibit the open Saloon it was under stood such sates would not be permitted. With the Normal 22-Day period of get eral session More than three fourths completed covet r or James v. Allred intimated strongly there might be a special session to consider repeal of the race horse wagering Law Uncle amps a repeal Bill already passed by the House and pending in the Serate was acted on. Pres pets for action on the appropriation Bills among the most Impo stunt before the legislature brightened materially As sub committees worked to Complete Hou so measures and the Senate education and Rural Aid Bills were expected from the Printer in a Day or so. The Senate resumed consider finn of a proposal to tax Oil Gas and Sulphur offered in connection with a suggested constitutional amendment providing for a sales tax to pay Tho Cost of Texas social Security program including old age assistance. It debuted the relative merits of sales and natural resources virtually All of last week. Nine die in Road mishaps divers injured in traffic crashes Over the we Kenil by the associated press death stalked the highways of Texas Over the week end taking a toll of nine lives. A score suffered injuries two of serious nature. Mrs. Jennie Mccarter died in a tar train crash at Waco saturday. Her husband Milton Mccarter died sunday from injuries in the same Accident. Robert Day 28, residing in the Western Section of Parker county was killed in a car crash near Weatherford. Houston counted a toll of two. R. W. Mceuin jr., 29. Was fatally injured in an automobile collision Northwest of there. Mrs. M. C. Williams was killed when struck by a car As she alighted from a bus on the Goose Creek Road. Mrs. C. G. Boyd Burnet died in an Austin Hospital from injuries sustained when a car in which she was Riding struck a Light Standard at Liberty Hill. Mrs. Ruby Hill 22, died in route to a san Angelo Hospital after an Auto collision near Miles. H. J. Speer 33, of Houston died at san Marcos from injuries in an Accident near Martindale. Mrs. Mccartery a Nephew j. C. Hopkins suffered a fractured Skull and was in a critical condition. J. T. Mckee Hurt in another Waco Accident was in a serious condition with a fractured Skull. At vie Oria an 11-year-old negro girl Celestine Robinsonw As killed when a Coupe struck her and her sister As they were crossing the Street near their Home. Alice Rob i Neon 13, the sister suffered a fractured leg. Governors to oppose Cut in Relief funds want Federal agencies continued on two billion a year scale few want Burden Back on states what next Chicago april 19 Pic in Advance of president Roosevelt sex pee Ted Relief message to Congress this week state governors presented an almost solid front today against reduction of the Federal of it meant placing a greater Burden on the states. Their views obtained by the associated press in a National Survey showed sentiment strongly favouring continuation of the works Progress administration the civilian conservation corps and other fed eral employment agencies on the present 12,00 1,000,000 a year scale. Only two governors a a one a Democrat and the other a Republican declared the time had come for the states to lift the Relief Load from the governments shoulders. Several contended there should be loosening rather than a tightening of Washington purse strings. Arguments that higher taxes and a a bankruptcy a would follow a National Relief budget Cut were advanced by Many of the chief executives. The presidents tentative budget estimates in january listed $1,500,-000,000 As the contemplated Federal Relief outlay for the fiscal year to begin july i a 25 per cent Cut. Since then utterances of or. Roosevelt and his aides have placed even stronger emphasis on retrenchment. Conference called on budget problems Washington april 19 its it a president Roosevelt arranged a conference late today with ten congressional leaders and department aides to go Over revised budget estimates for the next fiscal year. Faced with the possibility of a Large deficit he was expected to emphasize holding Down Relief and other costs in View of the material drop in revenues below last january s estimates. The revised budget figures were expected to be reviewed in a message the president will Send to Congress about wednesday giving the next fiscal year s Relief estimates. The conference was called on the mayor Alex Hall above of Oshawa ont., ponders Over the next step in the attempts to Aid settlement of a strike at the general motors Plant where 8,700 workers remain Idle. Hall railed for a strike in pm plants in the United states unless shipments from there to fill Canadian orders were halted. Associated Presa photo see governors Page 6, col. 4 publishers in new York for annual meet has no squawk on court labor ruling a president says a new York. April 19 it a it a the men whose publications record the news of the world Dally for readers numbered in tens of millions gathered in new York today for the annual meeting of the associated press and the Golden Jubilee of the american newspaper publishers association. Late this morning hundreds of publishers from Hamlet and Metropolis thronged into a Midtown hotels convention where president Frank b. Noyes of the associated press presided at a session devoted to discussion of membership the directorate and an expanded news and photo service. A during the last week i have gathered from a number of casual conversations that there is an expectancy that on this occasion i will make some references to decisions in Washington that May or May not have a profound effect on the associated press Quot said Noyes in opening his remarks. A no squawk Quot As a further preface no yes said he was speaking entirely on his own responsibility and a any re Marks criticisms or facts Are As we say in Washington solely for background purposes a and that i am free to repudiate them if and when i May find it expedient to do Noyes added that he had a no hesitancy in saying i have no squawk to make Over the decision on the Wagner act recently announced by the supreme court. My profound respect for the court is in no Wise abated though i would have been glad if one of the full backs had not been overcome by see publishers Page 6, col. 4 motor Carrier permits granted Washington april 18 a a the interstate Commerce commission has authorized it. L. Williams of Wink Texas and e. L. Farmer of Odessa Texas to operate of common motor carriers. Williams will operate from Wink and other Texas Points in Lea and Eddy counties new Mexico. Farmer is to operate Between Points in Texas and Points in new Mexico and Oklahoma. Charge two in agents death gunmen held after a Man Dies of wounds in Topeka shooting Topeka Kas april 19 a the government made ready today to charge two new York gunmen with murder and demand the death penalty while the father of a Yourg Federal agent who was Cut Down by bullets in the Post office Here Friday prepared to return his songs body to their Arizona itome. United states District attorney 3. 3. Alexander said he planned to Issue warrants charging Alfred Power and Robert Suhay accused new York Bank robbers with the murder of Wimberly w. Baker 27 Federal Bureau of investigation agent. Baker was shot in the Back As he participated in an attempt by a men to arrest the two men when they called for mail at the Post office. In h. Baker Yuma. Arizona state senator and father of the to lain agent said he will take his son s body Home for funeral serv ices and burial. Faker died in a Hospital Here near Midnight Satur Day after an emergency operation and blood transfusions were futile j. Edgar Hoover director of the Federal Bureau of investigation said in Washington that Power end St Hay had admitted the Topeka shooting. Hoover said his information was that Baker cd surprised Power at a Post office window and that Suhay had fired upon the agent from a a a Lookout Post Tion he had taken up a me distance Back of his partner. Baker was the tenth Federal agent killed in line of duty since 1925. Compromise court plan might win foes of change concede two Justice addition would carry group undecided As to strategy no Chance for proposal to reach Senate before mid May Washington april 19 apr a Leader of the Senate opposition to the Roosevelt court Bill said today the measure would pass if the president would accept two instead of a potential six additional supreme court justices. First Concession the senator who asked not to to quoted by name said a modification would win Over enough Democrat who want to a get right Quot with their party loader and their constituents to pass the Bill. It was the first time any of the leading opponents of the hotly con tested measure had agreed it could be enacted with a provision for any incense in the size of the by Prema court. Opposition leaders hereto vre have insisted they had a solid Block of 43 votes against the Bill and that no measure could pass the Senate with that Many fighting opponents. The Senate judiciary committee resumed hearing testimony today under an agreement to continue for a week or ten Days. The opposition presented Alan Linburg new York lawyer. A great Blunder Quot i Enburg told the committee the Roosevelt program was a a great Blunder a leading toward dictatorship. Asserting the supreme court was the base of american democracy Linburg said a Elf we Are to continue is a democracy we must keep the basis of that democracy old Quot a one we change our base Quot he said Quot we arc Well or. Our Way Tovy Arr a a. Labors non partisan league wit1 hold mass meetings tonight in 26 cities in support of the Bill. George to. Berry league president and attorney genera1 Cummings will give nation wide radio addresses. Some of the principal foes still Weie undecided today whether it would be better strategy for them to vote Down the number of new justices or to oppose any Compromise and Force a vote on the Bill As it stands. Retire meats the measure would permit the appointment of six new justices unless members Over 70 retire. Tile diction to resume hearings made it virtually impossible for the Bill to reach the Senate floor before the Middle of May. Shortly thereafter the supreme courts annual term will end there have been persistent Leports the Raj of the term would bring at least two retirements from the Bench. Of they should materialize Many senators expressed the belief the administration would have no objection to cutting Down the new justices in the Bill to two. That might being a Quick conclusion to the Long controversy. Theft is a made up to Helen Keller Osaka april 19 Abs grieving because an a chivalrous thief stoic 200 yen $56 from miss Helen Keller upon her arrival in Japan an Anonymous japanese vindicated National Honor today by leaving a gift of 250 yen at miss Keller hotel. Miss Keller Blind and deaf since birth turned the gift Over to the fund for Relief of Japan s Blind. Final ouster of Cio unions expected at Fol Meetin commander in War games scans Ocean Admiral c. C. Bloch right commander of the a Black Fleet Quot in the Navy a War games is shown above on the Flag Bridge it me , Ost Tomta won the Battle Force gunnery officer commander p. B. Haines. Virtually the entire naval strength of the nation is massed in the War games in the Pacific. Associated press photo grand jurors begin work As court opens docket for new term to be called by judge tomorrow with the charging of Tho grand july 70th District court got underway for its april terme Here monday at to a. In. With judges Charles 1a Kate Paproth presiding. After calling the jury a attention to some 20 to 25 criminal com Inal complaints to be presented judge Klapproth administered a routine charge and sent the body to work. He gave the jurors no special instructions charging them to look into any and All types of Law violations they believed warranted investigation. W. A. Inkman was appointed Foreman of the grand jury by the court. R. F. Harris sr., Vav. Of. Lipscomb Ross Hill and n. La Hoover were sworn in As bailiffs. Ilo Eket called tuesday judge Klapproth announced that the docket would be called tuesday at to a. In. Court was delayed temporarily monday morning due to a shortage of grand jurors. The court instructed sheriff Jess Slaughter to select four pick up jurors. Sheriff Slaughter had to take his right h ind which is in a cast out of a Sling and held it up to take the oath. First week Petit jurors sum see Quot jurors Page 8. Col. J rebels to renew attack on Bilbao International patrol of War country by other nations soon in effect by the associated Presa insurgent besiegers of Bilbao Drew their lines today for renewal of their offensive after warning the Basque government that 500 artillery pieces were lined up to Shell the City a defences. Although communiques from Headquarters of insurgent general Emilio Mola reported preparations War scare in Scandinavia Man questioned in Angelo slaying san Angelo april 19 a one Man is being quizzed by authorities Here this morning in connection with the murder of l. E Sligar san Angelo druggist week ago tonight. The suspect arrested with a woman companion in Brownwood sunday was brought Here Early today. The woman was released in Brownwood. Recaptured two convicts must Wear a Mother Hubbards Granite. Okla., april 16 a two recaptured fugitives from Granite reformatory were measured for a Mother Hubbards a today and assigned to Wear them in convicts mess As punishment for their flight last Friday. The two both trustees when they escaped Are George Lane 20, captured two Miles West of Hobart okla., and Louis Campbell 23, apprehended at Vernon tex., yesterday. Warden Fred Hunt said they would lose their privileges and Good behaviour credits. Deputy Warden l. V. Warlock said they would be required to Wear the a Mother Hubbards five court Washington april 19 up a attorneys j. A Cox or. Of Sher ran Texas and Raymond d. Wesr san Antonio have been admitted to practice before the United states supreme court san Jacinto Celebration opens fiesta at Santone in commemoration of Texas Victory 101 years ago san Antonio april 19 a it a san Antonio prepaid today for the opening of the 46th annual fiesta de san Jacinto designed to Jiva tribute to the heroes of Texas Battle for Independence. His majesty King Antonio Xix. Will arrive this afternoon to officially begin the festivities which will lie interspersed with sacred ceremonies in commemoration of Texas Victory at san Jacinto 191 years ago. The Celebration continues five Days. King Anto Ilo whose identity will not be known until his arrival by train will be met by 76 Texas Cavaliers dressed in full regalia who will escort him to the Alamo where a Wreath will be placed in memory of Texas heroes who died in its defense. Later in procession headed by governor James v. Allred King Antonio and army state Anil City officials will March to the Alan and shorn r thousand of Flower no this shrine of Texas air anti naval Maneu vers clause concern in Northern nations Liberty. School children and patriotic fraternal civic and social organizations will participate in the ceremony. About i too representing 187 organizations of the City and surrounding towns will take port. Tomorrow will feature a Parade by the second division and the Balli of Flowers fete. Wednesday there Atli he a Flower show Trade display Parade and an invitation High school and Junior College troth Aud Field meet thursday so bands from Over the state will compete in a tournament. A Battle of Flower luncheon with debaters and the Coronation of the Empress of All the list shias title Given tile Queen of the fiesta this year will feature the Days program. Friday the Battle of Flower Parade a highlight of the Observance. Is scheduled Oslo april 19 Abs report of a phantom filers in the far North of Norway Sweden and Finland and secret naval Maneu vers off their strategic coasts brought in was of a War scared rumours to Scandinavia today. The stories of mysterious air planes flying Over Little inhabited regions of the North and of giant foreign warships offshore pointed the opinion of military experts that the area was in direct danger of becoming a theatre of War in the event of a conflict Between Russia and Germany. Military authorities at Bergen Norway announced yesterday their investigations have established that Fleet of four warships one aircraft Carrier one submarine and one air plot of unidentified nationality mane Vered close to the norwegian coast april 5. In Oslo the newspaper Aften Post openly stated Germany had sent warships to look for possible bases for air and naval operations in the Arctic Ocean while such a Conser Active journal As the Stockholm Sven ska Dag Baldat emphasized the possibility of Sweden s becoming a Battleground in advocating better defense measures. The swedish general staff declared that in the past year it had established that 46 flights of unknown air planes had been made Over Northern scan Elvania presumably for military scouting purposes. Military experts consider the interests of Russia and Germany in the Arctic fairly obvious. In the event of War these experts declare. Germany would strike first to bottle up the russian Fleet in the Baltic by taking control of the narrow Waterways around Denmark. A woman Dies of assault injuries Flint mich., april 19 Abs mrs. Eleanor Davis 78, died this mom ing of head wounds suffered wednesday night at the hands of an assailant who kilted her husband and his sister at their farm hone near Fenton. Mrs. Davis died without recovering consciousness. Officer searching for Roy Ler Pon farm hand who disappeared after the slayings had hoped mrs. Davis might recover to stat definitely woo was the Slayer to close the 20-mlle Gap which separates this army from the besieged blockaded and near starving City Bosques declared Tho interruption Means the drive was a permanently British foreign Secretary Anthony Eden told the House of commons that Tho government was investigating reports that Poison Gas had been shipped from Hamburg Germany to Spain. Speaking a few hours before the scheduled launching of a unique International patrol of Spain by 27 member nations of the non intervention committee Eden also disclosed that insurgent general Francisco Franco had notified London his forces would a a intensify their mine laying at certain Bay of Biscay Points. The British freighter thro Phall successfully ran the insurgent a a blockade arriving at the port of Musel in Oviedo province under the Protection of three British destroyers. Musel is the port for Gijon about 140 Miles West of Bilbao. The British government assuring Protection of its merchant shipping on the High seas but not within the three mile limit of the port of Bilbao has said its Rule applied to a a local situation a there where it maintained the Harbor was dangerously mined. President Juan Antonio Aguirre of the Basque government was reported to have protested against what he called a a baldwins a he told British consular officials the port was not mined Aud that Long Range artillery had prevented the insurgents from establishing an effective blockade. Near the Basque War sons non intervention officials toured the Frontier posts to oversee preparations for the combined land and a patrol of Spain which starts at Midnight tonight. Neutrality agents on the French end portuguese frontiers were ready to begin enforcement of the committee s embargo against further men and munitions. Great Britain France Germany and Italy assembled 60 War vessels to take up patrol stations on the Spanish coasts. Climax seen near in Usi labor strife Lewis faction confers on future Auto Organ Bing plugs complaints filed against for Quot a charge alleges a discrimination placed before labor Board Washington april 19 apr a High labor source predicted confidently today that the american federation of labor executive Council in session Here would move immediately toward expulsion of unions in John l. Lewis com Mittee for Industrial organization. Special convention the first step toward expulsion of the , unions now under suspension would be for the Council to Call a special convention of the a. F. Of l. The labor authority who asked that his name not be used said the Council would Mak that move during a three Day Tea Slon which started this morning. As the Council convened Lewis president of the United mine workers met with members of the United automobile workers of America executive Board to decide upon future policy in the organization of automobile workers. Homer Martin president of the United automobile workers of America was especially interested in advice on proposed organization of employees of the Ford motor company. He also planned to discus with his associates of the Board policies to be pursued in connection with the general motor strike in Canada. Charge against Ford Martin announced the . Hot filed charges of a discrimination and intimidation against Henry Ford with the National labor relations Board. Martin said the charges were filed to the boards Detroit offic. A we already have drawn up plan for organization of Ford worker Quot Martin said a probably the Only i Bing we will vote on is a sympathy strike St general motor plants in this country. Martin declined to forecast what the Board would do or express a personal opinion As to the Adriao ullity of a second series of strikes in United states plants of general motors. Riant Al pension despite the threat of labor do Fol cuties the Ford company announced plans for expansion of its Plant. An official said Henry Ford had approved construction in Detroit of a 2.500,000 cubic foot go Holder Quot As High As an 18-Story the break Between Lewis and Nee of Stuk rage 9, col. It weather fist Texas generally fair tonight and tuesday Wanner in North portion tonight. F ast l l visa mostly Cloudy tonight and Ruit Dav warmer in Northwest portion tonight. Tem Erat has Sun. Mon. . . I i 3 9 8 a 7a. 9 a a a a i i a i w it 111 t i h it 93 93 63 94 �?�7 97 Sansei today 7 18 p. Tuesday 8 11 a. To 59 89 89 83 58 59 57 89 93 69 79 Sunrise seek clues in girls death n. Y. Violinist it found beaten to death with Hammer new York. April 19 Ca a a theatrical booking agent was taken into custody today for questioning As police tried to solve snot Hor of new Yorkus spectacular homicides a Hammer murder in i re beaded Hall within earshot of the Bright Light District. The victim who used the name of Tania Lee Lova woe of the theater and it was in theater atmosphere that she was found fatally bludgeoned yesterday. Upstate Micha Ross 30, Eros found at the Home of his fathers inlaw a former police chief. Apprehended at Mountain dais by a state trooper Ross was being brought to new York for questioning by inspector Michael f. Mcdermott. A concert violinist miss love. Legally Julia Nussenbaum 25, of Bridgeport conn., was found unconscious in a West 43rd Street rehearsal room her head bloody Froes Hammer blows. Near her was the instrument by which she died. A singular aspect of the eat police wanted to plumb a a Telephone Call summoning the violinist to rehearsal. Her Roommate. Dorothy Hunkins said the woman is coiled the Call at to a. In. Ii was at the same hour Baul Klein. A Vator operator in the rehearsal Hall fully built strange Man entered the full Bult strange Mon it re a elevator and set off Down a narrow hallway in the direction of la room. Miss Nussenbaum ntr4at 10 18 a. Rn., and the Nam donuts a Al 3>ij

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