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Port Arthur News (Newspaper) - November 9, 1935, Port Arthur, Texas In fighting death under the sea Iii a a the first of to adventure stores stranger than fiction because they re True encounters starts sunday in the news i Gomi Bijj nears final enactment the port Arthur news vol. Xxxiv. No. 312.port Arthur. Texas. Saturday. November 9. 1935. Price five cent Gulf to put 1075 men Back to work t today # peace features religious services Page 2. % sports program for Homecoming Page 5. % the newfangled a full Page of comics Page 6. I War experts View Italy a position whirligig Page 4. Tomorrow 0 first of to True adventure stories. % what the stars Are wearing this season. # cleverness in table decoration. # Complete coverage of ail football games. Life of Harve Haines is threatened by gunman Vanderbilt and no. 3 near break Texas expects norther sunday most of state receiving rainfall today without giving texans time to recover from the last cold wave a norther is expected to hit Texas sometime sunday afternoon. The u. S. Weather Bureau reported saturday. The temperature is expected to drop to the 20�?Ts in the Panhandle late sunday night. Livestock warnings have been issued and rain falling through most of the Panhandle is expected to turn to Snow. Rain fell Over most of Texas saturday and showers were forecast throughout the state saturday night and sunday. Edmonton. Canada reported a Low of two degrees below Zero but a Low warm wave through the Central United states probably will have some effect on Texas in keeping the temperature Fram dropping freezing in Central Texas. Showers tonight and sunday with Only slight changes in temperature were predicted Here by e. A Torrence local weather observer today. Tho constant temperature tha has been in effect in port Arthu recently continues to be Tho weather keynote. Yesterday after Neon the Mercury reached 72 at 3 30 p. In. The Low Point was an almost imperceptible drop to 66 de Grees at 4 a. In. This morning. A High pressure area in Albert province of Canada has pushed the Low pressure area Down into Tho West portion of East Texas causing a forecast of much colder for that Vicinity. A southerly wind blowing at the rate of from in to 22 Miles per hour is present in East Texas. Tho tropical disturbance tha had been located off the Florida Gulf coast has disappeared. Of 4t, ambassador Caffery escapes death plot Havana nov. 9in a an official Appeal called the people of Cuba into a Campaign to a exterminate Quot criminals today after a High source disclosed that a plot to assassinate United states ambassador Jefferson Caffery had been frustrated. The first fruits of the drive followed at once with announcement of the arrest of four persons aced of planning to Kidnap or kill a lice chief colonel Jose Pedraza. The a master plot a against Caffery authorities said was walked by cuban army intelligence agents on the eve of the assassination Day. Weather report local forecast showers to night and sunday not much change in temperature. East texan showers tonight. Sun Day. Showers much colder Northwest portion sunday afternoon and night. Moderate to fresh southerly winds on the coast. Louisiana Cloudy local showers West and North warmer cast and North nor foils tonight. Sunday Cloudy probably local showers. Gentle to moderate Southeast to Olith winds on the coast1. Dry leaders Force quorum to deat wets House members dragged out of hiding haunts s0l0ns kept locked in old age pension measure goes to governor Austin. Nov. 9 up a liquor legislation moved toward final enactment today after House Drys took command of a turbulent night session and forced a control Bill into conference with a majority of its conferees pledged to permit Sale of whisky in unbroken packages Only. The branches were in Accord on the chief Issue prohibition of Sal Quot by the drink but details of House and Senate Bills conflicted. Militant Drys held colleagues from eating kept the membership behind locked doors and waited for three hours while sergeants at Arma searched the City for members to make a quorum broken when several wets bolted from tile Hall. Obtaining a quorum they swept aside wet moves to instruct in favor of Sale of liquor by the drink and ordered the Bill to conference. Rep. W. Vej. Jones of Jourdanton and others administered stinging rebukes to members who hurriedly left the floor so a conclusive vote could not be taken Jones suggesting to to of necessary emulsion proceedings be started. Quot it is a downright shame and a drying disgrace a he said a when members will deliberately break a quorum. The rules provide for expulsion of in cumbers who absent themselves and if the necessity arises i will make the motion. A headed by Ernest Boyett sergeant at arms. House officers started a systematic search of favorite legislative haunts backed by turn to rage s. Column i nationally known business men protest arrest of nude dancers As new York officers raid show new York nov. 9 up a representatives of 800 top flight members of the country a artistic and professional circles hunted today for Jeanette Rice a woman with no sense of humor nor taste for Art. Miss Rice address and station of life unknown thought that for 60 girls to Parade nude and nearly nude before 800 men was a lewd and she complained to police that such was being done last night at the 30th annual Benefit show of the society of illustrators. Police raided the theater and arrested five Young women who had to borrow overcoats before they could Brave a chill night in a patrol Wagon. The police a a advised members of the audience to a leave the audience included Herbert Bayard Swope chairman of the new York racing commission Howard Chandler Christy and Arthur William Brown noted illustrators Rube Goldberg Otto so glow Denis Wortman and William Haenigsen comic artists Courtney Ryley Cooper author Ogden Reid president of the new York Tribune inc. Philip Dunning and Fred g. Cooper playwrights Wallace Morgan artist and president of the society and scores of others nationally known. The curtain had just fallen on the eighth act of a 16-act show when Lieut. Harry Lavin skipped up the stage Steps and flagged the audience to silence with a Gold braided Cap. A i am a police officer a a he shouted. A this show is stopped. It is an indecent show and we have seized the girls. I advise All you gentlemen to leave it took him to minutes to convince the tue does and Swallow tailed men that he was not part of the show. Many of them did no to believe until they saw five girls wrapped in menus overcoats and tears being hustled to a patrol Wagon. The men tried to Stop the arrests but were unsuccessful. But they did Post Bond for the girls. Stuck pistol into Side at his Home Here told he might never leave bed alive italians head for mountains floridians cheer As Hurricane fades out Jacksonville nov. 9 a a a terse weather Bureau advisory Quot storm has dissipated Quot today cheered coastal residents awaiting 1 the return of the Post seasonal Hurricane which killed 19 persons ethiopian stronghold is next j the Bahamas and South Florida objective crisis flares japs guard Border Sailor is killed after Shanghai. Nov. 9 up Jap Anele officials have stationed a cordon of troops around the Boundary of the International settlement following the alleged killing of a japanese Sailor by a chinese civilian. Dallas Pilot killed when plane crashes fort Worth nov 9 Topi. A Cliff Maut of Dallas Pilot for Braniff airways. Inc., was instantly killed Here Early today when his Waco bound mail plane crashed in the 1500 Block on the East Pine of Sylvania Avern. Riverside. Aviation officials believe he was lost in a heavy tog and flew his ship into the ground. The ship fell into a vacant lot narrowly missed a residence and bounced 15 feet. The Impact dug a Hole three feet deep and about 12 feet in diameter. War at a glance a kale Northern front a italian forces a dug in around the City of Makale captured yesterday and pushed Advance patrols into the mountains along the Southw Ard path to Amba Alaji ethiopian stronghold. Gorr Ahei Southern front a the italian army controlled All caravan trails in Southern Ethiopia working to consolidate its position on an open path to Harar. London a King George gave j ceremonial approval to applications of sanctions against Italy. Rome fascist officials throttled anti sanctions demonstrations by press and Public and set vigilance committees to carry out the orders. Addis Ababa a contributions from the United states totalling $5380 were reported by Leslie Brown International Secretary of the red Cross. A fall warnings Are Down on the Florida coast a the Bureau said. Physician wife Hurt in crash or. And mrs. E. W. Matlock in Auto Accident Rome nov. 9 .7 a capture of an ethiopian detachment by italian troops after an engagement Between the holy City of Aksum and the Takaaze River was reported today in an official communique. Tho official statement which also confirmed the italian taking of Gorr Ahei which a opens the Road to Harar a made Public information telegraphed by general Emilio de Bono commander in chief of the italian armies in East Africa. A on the front of the second army corps Quot the communique Quot turn to Page 3, column 4. County offices to close on monday Hospital in big Spring or. And mrs. E. W. Matlock of Dryden place were injured in an automobile Accident at big Spring Texas Friday night on their return trip from California. Mrs. Matlock suffered a fracture of the knee and a severe laceration of the Scalp it was Learned from or. Tom b. Matlock Here brother of the injured physician. Or. E. W. Matlock s injuries were confined to minor abrasions and lacerations about the face and Chest. Details of the Accident had pot been Learned Here this morning it was determined that two automobiles were in collision. The wreck occurred about to p. In. The injured doctor and his wife were returning by automobile from san Francisco where he attended the american College of surgeons and was made a fellow in the organization. The couple was to arrive in port Arthur sunday but probably will be delayed several Days because of the seriousness of mrs. Matlock s hurts. Or. Tom b. Matlock said his brother and sister in Law probably will go to fort Worth and Arlington to recuperate after leaving the officers Are n0tif�ed assailant leaves after plea by mrs. Haines an armed Man gained admission to the Home of Harve Haines manager of the chamber of Commerce last night at 8 of clock and threatened him with his life. Haines was in bed when the gunman gained Entrance to the House. According to mrs. Haines a car pulled up about 50 feet from the House 3024 tenth Street and a Man came to the door and rang the Bell. Shown into bedroom he asked to see Haines and was ushered into his bedroom by mrs. Haines. Mrs. Haines left them to talk. A the immediately began to use abusive language Quot Haines said. A the asked me if i was going to the docks again and i told him i was. He stuck a pistol into my Side and told me i might never leave my bed alive. I looked up at him and said a i might at this time my wife came to the door of the room and he pointed the gun at her and asked if she was going to Call the police. She told him she Call and pleaded with him to leave. He backed out of the door and ran to the waiting officer notified i dressed and armed myself with an old army automatic service pistol and searched the town for them and then i notified both the police and the sheriffs Haines said he believed the visit was an Effort to keep him from testifying in the Ila strike injunction Case which was delayed until next thursday. Wife no. Wife no wife no. 3 for the third time in eight years Cornelius Vanderbilt or. Is reported As headed for the divorce court his attorney stating that the writing scion of the famed new York family and his wife Are talking it Over with incompatibility As the reason. Wife no. 3 was Helen Varner Clarksburg w. Va., Beauty once before married and divorced who went with Vanderbilt to the altar last january. She denies that a divorce action is contemplated. Wife no. I was Rachel Littleton Chattanooga Tenn. Marriage in 1920, divorce in 1927. Wife no. 2 was mrs. Mary Weir Logan Chicago Divorcee. Marriage 1928, divorce 1931. Big plane Burns flying boat is destroyed in England Croydon England nov. Up. The 14-ton, 20-passenger flying boat Sylvanus biggest n the Imperial airways Fleet was destroyed by fire in the Harbor of Brindisi Italy today while being refuelled for a regular flight to Alexandria advices to Croydon air port said. No passengers were aboard and there were no casualties the ship has been in service for five years. It was to be replaced soon by a 17 1-2-ton ship now under construction. Dock strikers Are enjoined Orange shipper gets federa court order comparative data 1935 1934 1933 highest. 72 is 72 lowest. 66 sirs precipitation. Hourly temperatures yesterday today noon .64 m idol rat ,.6 r 2 p til. 7 0 2 a. In. 4 i in.7�?� 4 a. In. .68 6 p. 6k 6 a. 6 8 p. 68 8 a. In. .73 0 p. In.68 1ft a in. .75 Sunset this evening. 6 24. 5r. Sun be tomorrow. 6 37. Tide record for tomorrow Helph tide 2 so a. In 3 56 p. In. tide 9 25 a. In. I r 44 p. In. Observations stations Max. Min. Pree. Abilene. 64 62 Amarillo. 66 4r Chicago. Is 44 Dallas. 62 53 Denver. 66 a Edmonton. 2 i la Ives ton. 76 68 Houston. 74 64 new Orleans. 70 58 new York. 60 44 Palestine. 66 58 san Antonio. 70 64 Shreveport. 68 54 Washington. 68 40 a .22 a to mutilation Slayer sentenced to life Chicago nov. 9 a a Mandeville w. Zenge convicted of the mutilation murder of his love rival or. Walter j. Bauer was sentenced to life imprisonment today by judge Cornelius j. Harrington of criminal court. Sentence was formally imposed after counsel for the 26-year-old Canton mo., Farmer Carpenter withdrew a motion for a new trial. Giant Clipper Heads for California Stop Acapulco Mexico nov 9 by. Via pan american airways heavily to a de China Clipper her four 800-Hornepower motors at full throttle roared tip off this City a Mountain guarded Harbor at 6 25 a. Rn., c. S. T., today and headed for san Diego cal., 1,600 Miles to the North. Markets to close new York. Nov. 9 it pm. All j Merican financial and commodity markets will he closed nov. La armistice Day with the exception of the new York and various other j livestock Market special to the Newt. Beaumont nov. 9.�?jefferson county departments and courts will be closed monday while officials and employees observe armistice Day. Deputies will be available at the sheriff s office for emergency duty. Jurors summoned to report monday should not appear until tuesday. Commissioners court which regularly meets on monday will defer its session until the following Day. More Relief funds Are Given approval Washington nov. 9 up a the new Deal today allotted nearly $5,000,000 More for Quick cheap projects under Harry l. Hopkins $4,000,000,000 Relief program. An allotment of $4,684,349 in Cash was made by comptroller general John r. Mccarl to 18 state works Progress administrators a approved a list of projects totalling $167,010,853, from which they May select those employing the great est number of jobless. Many a body found Rockville my. Nov. 9 in the body of a Young Man burned beyond recognition and badly battered was found by police today i on the Rockville Beallsville Road i near Here. For speeds Trade pact with Canada Washington nov. 9 speedy conclusion of a reciprocal Trade agreement with Canada was sought today by president Roosevelt who had the Dominion s Premier w. L. Mackenzie King As an overnight guest in the White House. Whether there would be any Early announcement concerning the status of the current discussions was Uncertain but there was Little doubt the president and the Premier devoted much of their visit together last night to the Trade question. Negro shot 3 times in altercation Here Eddie Francis negro of 1025 Texas Avenue was critically wounded As a result of three Bullet wounds inflicted police said in an altercation with Albert Tebo negro of 500 w. Seventh Street this morning at 9 10 of clock. Tebo who was arrested by policeman Dewey Smith claims that Francis had shot at him at 2 of clock this morning and that he shot at Francis in reprisal. At la a. In. Hospital attaches reported the condition of Francis As a slipping none injured Here in Auto collision occupants escaped injury about 5 p. In. Friday when an automobile driven by a. M. Hackney of grif fing was in collision with one in which mrs. W. H. Latham or. Of o37 fifth mrs. H. O. Mills wife of the county commissioner and mrs. Gerald Barnes were Riding. Employees increase Washington nov. 9 a1 a the interstate Commerce commission reported today that employees of class one steam railways on october 15 totalled 1,016,714, an increase of one half of one per cent Over the same period last year and an increase of eight tenths of one per cent Over september Doris Duke awaits Stork paper believes new York nov. 9 a1 sch oily Knickerbocker said today in the new York american of Doris Duke Cromwell tobacco heiress a and it would not Surprise me of Doris and her husband a a Jimmy Cromwell decide to remain in Hawaii to await the coming of the Stork in the very near Cromwell who left his Bride in Honolulu on their round the world honeymoon has already started Back to rejoin her in time for her birthday nov. 22, Knickerbocker said. He had been in new York special to the news. Beaumont nov. 9.�?a temporary injunction restraining longshore strikers from interfering with the handling of cargos by l. L Hughes Orange Stevedore operator at the port of Orange was issued Here saturday by Federal judge Randolph Bryant. The injunction sought by Hughes is similar to that filed in judge Bryants court two weeks ago by c. Flanagan St sons and p. C. Pfeiffer port Arthur stevedores judge Bryant set nov. 14 at to a. In. As the time for the hearing of Hughes suit. The Flanagan Pfeiffer injunction also is scheduled for that hour. Hughes suit is directed at the International longshoremen a association through its locals nos. 341 and 428, officers of the locals i. L. A. Members and their sympathizers. The order of the court prohibits the defendants from congregating in Large or Small numbers on or near the Orange wharves or approaches from interfering we Ith or interrupting the loading or unloading of cargo with Independent labor from carrying fire arms or other weapons and from intimidating or harassing the complainant or his employees. The petition of Hughes alleges that when Sony Dionne agent for the complainant attempted to recruit a non i l. A. Labor gang the defendants warned him they would a kill him and make shoestrings of his hide if he came near the docks. It is further alleged that Hughes himself was notified that he would be a killed on the spot a if he made any Effort to handle the cargo of the is. Crisco docked at Orange. Deputy u. S. Marshal j. C. Abernathy left for Orange shortly before noon to serve citations on the defendants. Buford Smith Hurt in collision Here Buford Smith 1310 17th Street suffered a crushed hand yesterday afternoon when the automobile he was driving and that of a. R. Broussard 260 Al Vista Road collided at 13th and Richmond streets. Both Drivers were charged with reckless driving and will be heard in City court with judge h. H. Hendryx presiding. Unloading of vessels is resumed at docks work on construction projects to be resumed unload Gulf Gem cargo announce local units to be moved not mrs. Melton succumbs Here resident for 20 years Dies after Short illness Raffic Captain is Hurt in Accident traffic capt. M. E. Davis is nursing cuts and minor bruises suffered yesterday afternoon when his motorcycle on which he was chasing traffic violator caught in the Street car tracks on Austin at Lakeshore and threw him to the ground Davis was knocked unconscious for several minutes. Seeks divorce los Angeles nov. 9 Cana Barbara Stanwyck screen actress announced today that she had instructed her attorney to Institute divorce proceedings against Frank Fay stage and actor. The actress indicated the complaint will charge Fay with mental cruelty mrs. George m. Melton by of 3934 fourth Street died at 2 15 p. In. Yesterday afternoon at her residence after an illness it two Days. She was a native of Tyler and a resident of port Arthur for 20 years. She was also a member of the women a Benefit association and the first Baptist Church. The survivors Are her husband George m. Melton two daughters miss Elizabeth Melton of pert Arthur and mrs. E. J. Howell of College station three Brothers h. L. J. C. And Homer Burks Ell of Tyler two grandchildren James Milton Howell and Nancy Jane Howell. Services will be held in 3ram-, Miers Chapel at 4 p. In. Today with or. A. O. Moore of the first Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Harris Creek cemetery at 71 p. In. Sunday at Tyler. The body will leave Here 5 a. In. Tomorrow. Unloading of ships at the Gulf refining company docks began this morning ending a month of inactivity there due to the strike of International longshoremen a association members. The 1075 men forced out at the Gulf Plant by the strike will be recalled to work it was announced. All of the employees Laid off because of the strike will be Back on their jobs by thursday morning. They will Start resuming their work tuesday morning. Unloading of ships with Independent Dock workers started at the Gulf docks this morning with the arrival of the Gulf Gem. Officials of the Gulf company hero announced there will be no removal of equipment from the local Plant and there will be no Transfer to any other refinery of the Canning division of the port Arthur Plant. W. A. Slater general manager of the Gulf refining company arrived in port Arthur to Start things humming again at the Gulf docks. The policy of the Gulf company in regard to the strike had been one of passive resistance no dry cargo being unloaded or loaded pending settlement of the strike this policy which had resulted in the laying off of some thousand employees due to the Lack of equipment and materials being used in construction work now under Way at the Plant was reversed today. A we have waited patiently for a settlement of the strike and none has been forthcoming a an official announcement said. A we Are not going to penalize the town and our employees any longer because of the any ships Docking at the Gull from now on will be unloaded or loaded. There will be no further delay in construction and improvement work at the refinery due to failure of material to be available. Officials were emphatic in their determination to proceed with the Normal activities of the docks and Plant. They showed no disposition to further delay necessary work by waiting for a settlement of tha month Long strike. Meanwhile loading and unloading of cargo vessels continued at Tho Texas company. The action of the Gulf company in starting Dock activity this morning was viewed As breaking tha Back of Tho i. L. A. Strike so far As port Arthur is concerned. Word that the employees of Tho Gulf who were forced out by the strike would be speedily put Back to work spread through the City bringing encouragement to employees and business men alike. Assurance that there will be no halt of construction and enlargement projects at the Gulf Plant was particularly assuring. Houston. Nov. 9 a a fatalities attributed to the four week old strike of the International longshoremen a association at Gulf Porta stood at la today As officers investigated the death of will Ballinger negro Independent Longshoreman who drowned in Brays Bayou. Police said they were informed Garner plans rest after big banquet that Ballinger and his Bro her in Baguio p. I., nov. 9 Law Samuel Brown also a Dock president John n. Garner of the worker were attacked by six men. United states came to this Moun-1 three Negros chased Ballinger and Tain resort City today to rest after he jumped into the Bayou in an at shaking 2000 hands. J tempted escape to elude them. Wit with other members of the Amsr-1 Nesses said the three Negros threw ican congressional party in the islands to witness the inauguration of the Commonwealth government nov. 15, Garner boarded a train Early today in Manila after an eve-1 Ning spent at one of the largest receptions in the history of the is lands. Stones and Sticks at Ballinger while he tried to swim to safety. Last rites held for evangelist sunday Chicago nov. 9 up a funeral services for the Rev. William a. Billy sunday were held at Moody memorial Church today. Pallbearers included judge k. M. Rooters is derailed Landis baseball commissioner who train carrying Grid Hgt Sulphur Springs colo., nov. 9 a a Colorado University a football team battled Utah today at Salt l Ake City without Active support of some rooters. Stranded last night when their special train was derailed at a curve near Here the disappointed students today were headed Back to Boulder. Jack Jones Boulder colo., was the Only casualty. He suffered a broken leg. Paid tribute to the great evangelist who deserted professional baseball As a youth. Others were James Heaton John h. Wiles Thomas Smith William a. Peterson and Henry Parsons Crowell. Bill approved Austin nov. 9 aply gov. All red today approved a Bill authorizing condemnation of certain Pri vate lands for restoration or marking of historic spot

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