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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 4, 1935, Abilene, Texas t!Ti)e ^Mene Bail? jl^cporter“WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES’ —Byron (Evenlnij Edition of The Abilene Morning News) NUMBER 194 VOL. LIV. Full Leased Wires of Associated Press United Press (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS. TUESDAY. JUNE 4, 1935— TWELVE PAGES CHIEFS AGREE ON LIMITED NRA Cash Bonus Forces Abandon Weyerhaeuser Boy Waves to Crowd George Hunt Weyerhaeuser had a cheery smile and a wave for the crowds who flocked to his home Saturday after his release by kidnapers who were paid §200,000 lanscm. The child, scion of the wealthy Tacoma lumber family, said he had not been injured. He gave a detailed account of his experiences to repcrtcrs. Federal agents, meanwhile are combing the Pacific northwest for kidnapers, led by one who called him.self “Egotist.” 1 f«' I# HIEW NUT STSSIDN Witness Says Irvin A greedToTakeNo More Bootleg Cash Sudden Flood In Valley In Mexico Costs 350 Lives Proposed Emergency Action Will Restrict Recovery Program to Interstate Business WASHINGTON, June 4.— (AP)—President Roosevelt and his cabinet agreed today to LUBBOCK, June 4 —4)P)—Sheriff Hood, assistant district attorney ask- -Len Irvin    of    Lamb county, while    a    ed. “I guess    it was because    he    was I naHorc Will TaWp Pam-    candidate    in    1932, promised not    to    running for    sheriff." LedUCi 5 fflll I dKC UdIII    bootleg    money."    Hall    then    said Irvin assured him nainn tn    thn    Ppnnlp*    comer    Hall of near Littlefield    testl-    he would    “make    a sheriff    Lamb pdiyil lU    lilt;    rcuyic, ^    united States district    court    county would be    proud of    and Pnmnrnmi^P    Prnno^al    "would not    take any    more    bootleg uompromise    rropubdl    T^.e,^ty_six    persons, including the    money.' nppmpH llnwiqp    46-year-old    sheriff,    his    son.    Drlscol,    On    cross    cxammation by George restoration of ueemea unwis,«    j    Ouprer    an attmn^ raven, are on trial charged with con- sheriff. Hail testified he had voted WASHINGTON,    June 4.—    sotracy to violate liquor tax    laws,    for Irvin    in that    election. (AP)—Bonus    forces    in con-    Those    three men and nine    others "You, a    citizen    of Lamb county, met in extraordinary Throngs of Worshippers Are* Trapped as Water Sweeps Down Mountainside (CApsHght, Bf Axurtflgtid rre««> MEXICO. D. p.. June 4.—More than 350 person.^ were officially estimated today to have peri.shed in tlcod.s which .swept down upon the fertile valley of Mexico, trapping a throng of worshippers at their pray- submit an emergency legisla- ers in the church at San Pedro tive program to congress NRA on a for re- "You, a citizen of Lamb county, met in extraordinary session oTMs decided todav to aban- pleaded not guilty. .    for    him after he had admttt^ for more than an hour and a gre«s aecio^ea toaay lo aoan f    y^^    \x>oileg    money? don their battle for cash pay- bearing th.t Hall had >*ld the Dupree asked, ' Yee Hall replied ,. ment at    this session of con-    ,;beriff    had received    a “lake-oif". You relied oij his    promise not    At was    a^iaea mat mr. gress and    to concentrate on a    had told him “if i didn i keep my    ^ take any more ^tieg money?"    Roosevelt    will propose    action ramnaic-n    with the neonle for    mouth    shut he would    whip me."    Hood later asked. The    witness ans-    to congress probably    imme- campaign    wun me peupie lui    havinir hem    defeated for    wcred affirmalively. enactment of the Patman in-    opposed    his    sue-    c.    E.    Luce, police recorder, of :^    “riece-iMeal"    Plan flationary bill next session. i ces.sor for reelectlon. In that cam- Lubbock testified that Sheriff Irvin Strategy That will put the contest just before the presidential election. Some bonus supporters believe that would be good strategy. A joint conference between house and .senate leaders of the Patman bill forces agreed almost unanimou.s-ly that President Roosevelt’s apposition would require "too serious a sacrifice" to make a compromise possible at this session. Senator Thomas 'D-Okla*. who pre.<<ided, announced that “we decided to refer the question of the Patman bill back to the people and start a campaign for adoption of the bill at the next session." paign. Hall .said Irvin apologized.    --------- “Why did he apologize?" Clyde G. bee LIQUOR t AbE. Page 11, C ol. a Most of the victims were members of the group gathered in the church ye.stcrday to celebrate the festival of Sen Pedro’: Pafron Saint, Only 1'he president and C abinct sever persons escaped from the church The neighboring communities of XiX-hlniilco. 12 miles from here; Milpa Alta. San Oregmto and San Pablo al.so suffered numerous casu- Torrentlal rains, starting al 2:30 p m yesterday, sent mountain streams roaring out of their ooutses into the village» below Within two hours road.s were Impassable and fields became vast, .surging lakes Worshippers Trapped Those who escaped from the San luncheon    ui    the    press    club.; P^Hro ^hurch ^lo the swiftly rWng meanwhile. General    Hugh    8.    John-    wat«T    worship- son. former NRA chief, said no con- i ture and poured in on the worship .stitutlonal amendment wa.» neces- l^rs    the>    were    aware Tot Is Killed By Fast Tram bpecial to Reporter. SWEETW ATER. June 4.—Wanda Nell, the 20-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mr». Frank Wilson who live near Eskota, waa killed instantly last night when she toddled into the path of the speeding Sunshine Special of the Texas A Pacific railroad. The child’s body was found 200 yards lYom the crossing where she was struck. Her doll waa found at the crossing. The train crew reported they did not see the child. The NRA legl.slative program was described to new.smcn as likely to be a "plece-meal proposition Dc-talh were withheld. At a Bouisson Is Ousted. Eight Others Are III At Lodged I n Orange Jail Austin College After Drinking Fluid ; To Await Trial In Death of Chief -*ary to protect NRA principles. He criticized Senator Borah «R-Ida). and Donald R Rirhbcrg, present NRA leader, and called upon •‘ordinary American cooperation and common sense ' to save the blue eagle When word of the president's cabinet session reached the capltol, i where variou.s legi.slators wme ar- threat to their lives. lAter the building collapsed, bury- MME. LEBRUN SEES SIGHTS French First Lady No. 1 Passenger on Normandie BULLETIN PARIS, June 4 «/Pf—The new _____ ... ...    ^ government of France was over- Ing the dead and dying beneath its | thrown today by a chamber ot dep-debris.    -    ulties vote of 254 to 252 Villagers Interfered with the ef- ;    —_ forts of federal troops to extricate PARIS. June 4,—»/P»—The cham- bodies from    ber of deputies, which for nine yeara tn «tiark the soidler.s because they ,.    ,    , lilieved the di.mster to be an act he ruled as it.<= pre.Yident. today gave M    Hr.vrn, , Pern.nd Bouteon. Fr.nc«'. u.w Earlier in the day authorities had i premier, a rousing vote of ^onfl- ranglng for a talk with Mr Roose-    halted    the    aerv-    ;dence in ai),swer to his demand for v.lt l.ter in thi- d.y, 11 wm    print.    Th.    | . vJrtuiUly Ir« hwW In    with SHERMAN. June 4 —i/P*—Two Austin college .student , died today a.s a result of drinking wood alcohol. and eight others were til. though not seriously. ORANGE. June 4    p.-    The Rev^ Edgar Eskridge, militant Baptist minister accused of slaying Police Chief Ed J O’Reilly. Uxiay waived extradition at a hearing in De Rld-dfr. La., and was brought back here Durwood Newman. 19, of Athens, ^    trial. died In convulsion.s early this mom-    preacher,    held at De Bidder Ing, and James Garrett. 20, also of    hl.s    arrest    lieveral    hours    after Athens, died shortly after noon. the slaying here last week, acknow- __E,    B Tucker, president of the col- i ledged the validity of his extradi- NEW YORK June 4.—<*P^- The    said several of the boys ad- tion from Ix)ui.siana when the hear- record-breaking liner Normandie rested in the Hudson’s oily .swell today amid preparaUons foi- a return trip while her No. 1 pa;,senger. Prance’.s petite first lady, got acquainted with America. Tlie sights on a first trip to the United States occupied chic- dark-haired Mme. Albert Lebrun, wife of the president of Prance. "A fairy city,” Mine, Lebrun said mltbad that, as a college prank, ing opened. they broke into the chemistry build- j Orange county officers left Imme-Ing Sunday night, and took a ' dlately with their prisoner. District quantity of the alcohol. They Attorney Hollis Klnard. a member thought it regular alcohol, they said, i of the preacher’s congregation said and drank it. Tucker said the fluid was wood alcohol. Newman and Garrett were ill yesterday, and several of the others did not feel well. But they said their condition wa. due to -some- Physiclaip. called thi:    morning when Newman and Garrett went into convuliiions, declared they could of New York before leaving today thing they had eaten for an official visit to Washington She w'ill return here tomorrow evening and will board the Normandie lor the return voyage Piiday. Lake many another sightseer, Mme Lebrun not long after her arrival ye.sterday in Manhattan—w a., whisked to the 102nd floor of the Empire State building where Former Governor Alfred E. Smith, in checked he would fight any plea for a change of venue, which the minister Is threatening to lodge with the court on hl.s claim that he cannot get a fair trial at the scene of the slaying Klnard previously had said the caoe might be called for trial on June 17 or 24 The pastor agreed earlt today to surrender to Orange officer* wlth- strict the NRA principles of inln Imum houirs and maximum wages * and fair trade practice: to strictly I interstate commerce bu»ine.s.s    I One po.vslblllty was that congre.s.s | w'ould be asked to define "interstate ; buslne.s.» ”    ! The plan.*, were to be made public | al a si>eclal pre.ss conrerence late In the day Inalcatlon.s were that the Immediate legislation w'ould not neces.'.ar* , ily be considered final; but that Mr. Roascvelt would possibly seek a broad-nlng of constitutional powers by the people to .support the New Deal economic and .social plans. As the White House conferences See NRA. Page 11. 1 ol. 4 Ports ol Entrv On Sooner Border OKLAHOMA CITY. June 4 — 4’ —‘‘Ports of entry" studded Oklahomas border today, at 2.5 point.*» flor^.s were retribution for this en- vote was 390 to 192 in lit* favor terference with their worship.    Premier    Fernand    Bouivson    pledged Tlie known vtctlms tn Mllim Alt* “brutal and deci.suT' action against numbered    21    and In Xochtmilco    22    i those w ho “attack our gold” in a It    was    believed    the    dead    in    San    ten-ininute ministerial declaration Gregorio. San Pablo and Ostotepec today. Making hi:, first appearance aa premier before the chamber of deputies. which he ruled aa president for nine year.n. Bouisson asked the full powers already promised i him so that the government could ! “safeguard the franc from any assault." Tliese “board but limited and temporary powers," he said, “enable ua immediately to crusli speculation.'* “It took only a few days for speculators to make their assault, attack our gold vainly, and to try to ,. alarm Investors and demoralize ROME. June 4 — <4’i—Italy neia a    government's reply new grievance against    ^    "    will be brutal and decisive." day-en official charge that ^hio- pian.s attacked Italian    I    perative because "the country on the Eritrean border last Friaav, |    jjy ^,1 obs< ure menace is killing 30.    _    I    no longer a free country—a wave of Srr MUX IK». Page 11. U«L * rTALYliwLS NEW CHARGE Report Ethiopian Attack and Slaying ol Thirty Ofilcial dLspatches said the Hal- have saved their lives If they had out hearing on extradition for which where highways come into tlie stale    ^»4    been    stationed    in    the    FRANC    E,    Page    11,    Col.    7 known yesterday what was the mat- he liad a.sked taut Beauregard au-ter with them.    thoritles ruled that a formality set Newman w». a tar basketball before Citv Judge Allen R I,eCompe player on the Kangaroo frc.shman of De Ridder thU morning must squad last .season, and wa.*« a can- proceed didate for an end position on the Judge LeCompte received requl- hition pa tier.s The 86 men who went on duty at    of    DaticaU    to protect    na- the port,s were charged with the en-    dwelling    in    the area See MME. LEBURN, Page 11. toi. 5 See STUDENTE, Page 11, t oi. 5 As Death-Dealing Flood Swept Down The Hill In Colorado Springs One of the moai graphic and unusual flood pictures ever made i« this one, snapped bv a news photographer ax hr wax trapped In hix auto on a hillside in Colorado ¡springs, t’olo., by a sudden surge of flood water which a few minutes before had been nothing more than a tnckle. In the circle, t het Graham is aiu,isting Mrs. Lydia Kennedy and Mrs. Ella V. t lark to the top of their auto while the children follow. A timber from a wrecked home was swept against the auto by the onruahing water and washed the party away, the two women losing their lives. Note in this picture that the water has not yet reached the foot trf the hill. from Sheriff W P ' Brown of Orange aa the hearing opened in the police jury room of the courthouse and handed them to ^ Eskridge Apjiearmg wltliout coun.seJ the forcement of motor vehicle laws, the prevention of shipment of "hot" oil or gasoline into tiie state, and damming the How of liquor into the eommonweallh, cuept beverages in tran-sit acros.s Oklahoma. Mother of Nine Held In Slaying PATMAN A DEI.EtiAlE DALLAS, June 4 —    —Congress- ,    .    .    man Wright Patman of Texarkana, pastor, a funner law student, c.xam-    ^    ■    hnnus    lost th«. nsttcrs hricfiv Hfx nniv clutmpion of the .soidien. bonus, la-st night WH' elci tcd as a delegate of the buddies chapter of the dksabled American veterans of the World ed ined the p*iiers briefly His only coiniiu-ut \*.rt that the    weie “in order He returned them to the judge and surrendered to the Texas officer' Sheriff Brown wa.s accompanied by three deputie.N, W L Adams. L G Stanfield, uid J F Withers The p« .tor war handcuffed ano placed bet veMi two deputies in the rear seat of ’ w of fleers’ car The See ESKRIIX.L, Page II. Col. 7 Crossin»« Crash at Bryan Fatal BRYAN    4-.A*)~Orl*ndn May 11, w killed last night when Southern P f’c passenger train Ic th which she wa; rhe city UmlL. l;* r brother George. TWO hlsters were anotlier brother The Ethiopians wer»' .said to have stolen several tluausand head of cattle before withdrawing from the The olficlal .statement also charg- CENTER. June 4—uPi—Mrs. LUlle ed that 30 armed Ethiopians were Mae Curtis. 36. motiier of nine repulfted with undetermined losses children was placed in jail here this after an attempt to Invade the Ital- morning by Sheriff J. B Sample, Ian military zone near Oublel. in on a charge of killing her husband. Italian Somaliland. The Italian Robert Curtk. 41. at their home In force.'» were ^aid to liave huffered the Haley s Store community, twelve no casualties, although tlie raider* miles south of Center, last night, fired on Them after being challeng- Curtis, the slieriff said, was shot war to the naUoual convention to be Ix'ld In July at New Heven. Conn Oflltlal circles said the incident;, hit an autc I i(iui| aonli ’ ]^h le;, wc;: I Iivhlly in -ped *.nj t IH C F lit?* BLAt K EVE HOME. J-.n 4    4*.    -    Benito Mu.s- .oltnl. It . f 'x shJrted premier, ill; a b.H. ' To sympathetic inquire! h D ' • explained todav iiu di .fir-uen.-nt -sa.s tlie result of iaung kiux h- frum his horse by a lov,-hangiii. br.ii'.ch wliUe taking hk dell;. .. ■.'•f ’ »'•'terday. He *l;o 'lur fu' band slightly. BO I |x DROWNED HALE ( F F-R June 4.- 4** .11 12-V car-old son J»m Henderson, when he stepped tempting u, wade recent ram*. Warning To New Deal Is Sounded at Annual Convention Aubte- Hfi' of Mr ai: drowned In a hoi. ‘Al lake Í1II1 . t! ATLAN'l’IC; CM Y, N J June 4 <4*> - Tiie adiiiinii tration was warned today that the nation's utility in-I terests would fight to the flnUh what wa.s called a "devastating and destructive attack' from the New Di*al- The warning came from Thoina McCarter, p;c.'iident of the Edi.son Electrit In.siuute, in a speech to more tlian 1,200 members of the in-stute here fm their annual conven-! *ion ifir hearers Included virtually all the utilUv leaders of the country ! ‘Since the present natkusal *d-mlnl.slration was Inducted into ot* lice, there has been launched bv il . againsf thi’. mdtc try the nn.M, dc-i va.stating and destructive attarx 1 hoe L IlLllieB. Page 11. Col. I Burdened Waters Move To The Southeast Across Kansas .JUNCTION CITY. Ka . June 4-Llke tciitacles of a struggling (X 'iipus. water burdened stream* of Kansas. Nebraska and Missouri I.ih.ed into new lowland area* toil:, to continue their widespread (d miction, Af. the meandering Republican t. < r returned to It.'^ banks along it jfiO-mile couise in Nebra,ska. the ) :• Uon of the North and South piatte rivers was viewed a* a possible danger point in the western part of that state In northei'n Kjrnsas. the Repub-hca.'i river was receding, but the Knw was forcing fainllle* to flee as Us miivldy waters rolled eastward Tiic Missouri river—the big muddv (O’ Pi ed thousands of acie.v ol through the head while he slept. A pistol was used An exammlni trial for Mrs. Curtis was scheduled far this afternoon. She made no statement t ROWN “QUEEN .NOINO” FARMERSVILLE. June 4 —opi— An addres.-» by Gov, James V. Allred and the coronation of Miss Mary Rugel of FarmersvUlc as "Queen Noino" were on the program today a.s the climax to the first North Tcxus Onion fVstival. 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