Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on January 9, 1935 · Page 7
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: WEDftESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 9, 1935. GIBSON ATTEMPTS TO . SHOOT IT OUT WITH 16 FEDERALS ! CHICAGO, Jan. 9. (/P)—Federal agents have struck with deadly accuracy again in their war on crime —this time to kill ftussell Gibson, 32-yeaf-old suspect In the $200,000 kidnaping of Edward G. Bremer wealthy st. Paul banker. .Trapped, in a Northslde apartment last .night, Gibson, an ex- cpnvlct, and i-eputed member of the abduction gang of Alvin Karpis ahd , Al-thur .Barker, attempted to shoot it out with a picked squad of sixteen agents, but his miniature machine gun jammed, and he fell mortally wounded. > .Two bullets from the quick firing Tims of the federal men hit their mark ahd one of them found a fatal spot despite the fact that Gibson, who also known as "Slim" Gray,.was wearing a "bullet proof" vest. Tlie bullet penetrated the vest. Gibson died in a hospital early today. ; .. Gibson attempted to flee out of the back door Of the apartment at 3020 'Pine • Grove avenue—hot far from;the spot where John Dlllinger 'Was shot and killed last July 22, only ;to"meet the withering fire of the agents.' Gibson fired as he ran, mit was. able to, shoot but one bullet, before his weapon failed him. . Meanwhile the agents had flooded-the .apartment with tear gas, forcing .the surrender of a man and a. woman, who identified herself as 1 Mrs. Clara Gibson, widow of tlie slain; gangster. The identity of the mail;was not disclosed. He was at first identified by the.agents as Willie Harrison, a former St. Louis golf . (professional and member of the Karpls-Barker gang but later Harold Nathan, assistant to J. Edgar Hoover, director of the federal' bureau of investigation announced that the man was not Harrison'.-. ' .. - .. •••.., . • ,',.At; the time Nathan denied reports "that tlie man was Arthur or Ray ''Barker. or Alvin -Karpis. He admitted,, however, that the agents haye.been seeking Harrison as a member, of .the Karpis-Barker .mob. .Nathan'.said that several weapons were; found in the apartment, and it was reported that 100 rounds of ammunition had been discovered in a ,8Uitcasp ; uncovered In the hideout. . In .addition to the Bremer kid- naping Gibson was wanted for the robbery of $75,000 from a bank messenger 'in' Oklahoma City carrying fiino;s from the American First National barilc May 24, 1929. He escaped from the Oklahoma; county jail in ^ugitst, 192"9, ~wheire he-was- held ., for ,questioning/in the crime. ,. .;At, St; ..Paul and Minneapolis po- Hce.'offtcials sard th6y\had:no record that .Gibson was''sought .tor the "snatching! 1 of Bremer, who was held prisoner by a, gang for twenty- three days until $200,000 ransom was; paid. "Bremer, the son of a Tyeajthy,;-St. Paul Brewer, was ab; dueled last January 17. • From five 'i»i$aght .men were .believed .to have beerHjj.. the gangjaf kidnapers. ^Between ; Nazis And Foes Squelched Today . '.* i -.- - .- -. •" ' .SAARBRUECKEN, 'Saar Territory* Jan. 9- (/P)—A battle .between nazis and anti-nazis broke out at noon today in Waterloo street but wasi quickly suppressed by overwhelming forces of police and the lahdijaeger (gendarmes). The gectlon where the turmoil reigned is one of the city's choice resident districts, and the nazi German' frqnt headquarters are located on- Waterloo' street. - . ' ; Itj was a, Waterloo for. both sides for jMajor Hennessey, chief of the Sftaf civil police; personally led the forces of law and order into the fray and i squelched the combat before it could develop beyond ttte fisticuff, club; and .kicking, stage. • TJie. rjc-t. started when a detachment, of .Adherents to the proposal that the Saar basin" territory should stay under the League of Nations, raided , Waterloo street, scattering propaganda newspapers on the sidewalks and in front, yards of homes, Several hundred nazls immediately appeared and a battle royal began. The number of cas.es of tuberculosis' registered in Moscow, during tlje six <: years ending in 1933 decreased fourfold. THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas PAGE SEVEN They're the 'Eyes of the World' at Hauptmann Trial Cameras click a rarely-ceasing rcfrnln at the Bruno Hatiptmann trial, as an army ot alert photographers make a pictorial lilstoty or tlio dramatic hearing of- the Lindbergh, murder case. Here, with cameras, 'and -jluslillglits ready, Is (i typical lineup ot Uio'hews photograghera outside tUp..Hunter-. don county courthouse-ul Flemlngton, N. J.. Model Recreation Rooms The nemtlan v oo tit nu cmno to be ui most an lndl»- •able part of the American home. Here (ire lltoitn- tloni of two example* of. ntilizatton of wasted baie. BuAt ipaco. Wall board, te- raUUlon board, paneling, nU*. tertng or other •imflar materials awkeai- tracUre vail finishes. Wall Do&rd WBB tmo In th« two ex- ampleft •bown* Dealers and Bales. men evenfhere advise > yon to buy nn car un- tU yon ride and drive the 1935 model Studebaker. —. Bee them today Iff par Showroow O. D. Kerr Motor Co. 113 N. SoweryWe Phone 917 PR. G. C, BRUCE SPECIALIST practice limited to the treatment of Genlto-Urtiwy, Blood and Sfcin Diseases. Formerly or Rot ; Spring* fcansaa and (19 year* First National Pan* Bldj. P»mp» Teww SHE ALSO ADVOCATES REPEAL OF DRY LAWS AUSTIN, Jan. 9. (/?)— Governor Miriam A. Ferguson today recommended to the Texas legislature the immediate repeal of the state prohibition law and enactment of a two per cent general retail sales (ax as the most practical' method of financing governmental operations. Governor Ferguson urged that a speedy .course be followed to obtain badly needed revenues from liquor taxes. The state prohibition amendment, she stated, is a "stupendous failure" and fortunately provided for its own destruction. Under her plan persons desiring to deal ..in' intoxicant^ would pay a fine which,' in' effect, would be a llcerjse to operate for one year. The question is no longer one of prohibition but. one of legal or illegal llqiior, she said, The governor classified taxation as the most serious problem confronting the legislature. Although she gave a resume of the financial activities of her administration, most of her message dealt with this subject. She reported a net reduc- ;ion in tlie deficit during her administration of $5,578,696 and with provision for obligations totalling approximately $5,000,000, including nterest and sinking fund on relief bonds, other state bonds, pink boll worm payments, national guard deficiency and buildings and equipment at eleemosnary institutions. The total deficit in the three main funds at the end of the fiscal year August 31, 1935, was estimated at $15,329,182. The governor asked the hearty cooperation of the legislature in efpfrts of President Roosevelt toward national recovery. No specific mention was made of the outgoing administration's attitude toward Governor-Elect James V. Allred. He is bitterly opposed to a general sales tax. To wait for submission of repeal of state prohibition and the enactment of enabling laws would entail a delay that would cost the state approximately $15,000,000 in taxes, the governor said. "It is estimated that this tax would produce $5,000,000 a year and if we wait until the legislature submits the question and then wait until the next legislature meets two years from now and then spend the greater part of another year in de- terming what law will be passed it will be three years before any revenue can be obtained from that source and in the meantime the bootlegger will have profited -by escaping taxation of $15,000,000— enough to pay the present de- "I used'to b&*atpromblti6iilst myself but my faith in the proppsition has been'much shaken by the attempts to enforce the* noble experiment. It seems to me now that the question is no longer one of prohibition or anti-prohibition but it is simply a question of whether we will have legal liquor with taxes or bootleg liquor without taxes. "In the first place," the governor said, "I would levy a general sales tax of not exceeding two per cent upon commercial purchases to take care of all needs of the state. From best estimates available this tax would pay all expenses of the state government and relieve all real estate of ad valorem taxes. Tlie only ad valorem taxes remaining would be that collected by counties and other subdivisions of the state. This tax, it occurs to me, is fair and equitable. In the first place it would require every citizen who is able to pay to do his p&rt for the support of the government. Most Coughs Demano! Creomulsion Don't Jet ithem get a strangle hold. Fight them quickly.- Creomulsion combines 7 helps in one. Powerfu but harmless. Pleasant to take. No narcotics, your own druggist lg authorized to refund your money on the spot if your cough or cold is not relieved by Creomulsion. ... (adv.) 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The smashing victory of the veteran ranchman and former cowboy, Coke Stevenson of Junction, over young Bob Calvert of Hillsboro by a vote of 80 to 68, remained the absorbing topic of conversation but cool headed members worked to make tht tight definitely a thing of the past. Already signs appeared of deeper interest in tlie important legislation slated for introduction and expected to make the session one of the most momentous In the history of the state. There was a discussion of means to liquidate the state's deficit of $15,000,000, submission of state prohibition repeal, regulating public Utilities, repealing the law permitting gambling on Imrse races and provid- all subjects slated for early attention and no liuonious debate. I.nmlly Discounted. The messages of Governor Miriam A. Ferguscjn, retiring 1 after two years as chief executive, and James V. Allred, to be inaugurated on Jan. 15, likewise drew interested speculation. Nevertheless, the immediate business was to complete organization, appoint joint committees of both houses to canvass the election returns for governor and lieutenant governor and to plan the Inauguration, and name members of the 36 senate and the 38 house standing committees. On the first day of the session, the senate unanimously elected Senator Ken Regan president pro tern- pore and Bob Barker secretary. Lieutenant Governor Edgar E. Witt of Waco presided in the senate, pending the introduction of Walter F. Woodul of Houston January 15, and Secretary of State W. W. Heath, performed a similar function in the house. Observers were inclined to discotil the possibility of an adverse effect by the outcome of the speakcrship race on the legislative program of Mr. Allred, who actively supported Cnlvert. In the past animosities engendered by similar contests usually died out, and Stevenson publicly announced a desire to cooperate with the new adm'nistration. Calvcrt to Pick Post. Even before Allred congratulated Stevenson on his victory, saying ho hoped It would be for the best interests of the state, Stevenson said he tendered his "sincere efforts to the incoming administration and to departments of government. were friends of Allred and strong supporters of his program. TliiM-c was a similar inclination to discount charges made in the heat of the spenkership contest that foimer Governor James E. Ferguson wculcl cxetf-ise a dominant influence In the hcuse of representatives. While Mr. Ferguson had expressed hope fclevenson would win, he took no naive part in the contest. Sievtnson himself stated that "in any office t.nc ought to be man enough not to be dictated to." In the uppomlinent of committees Sevenson said n.embers of the house as in the past, would have ready access to conferences with him and full freHtioni to express their prcf- e.cnces. If ciiftom is followed, Cal- vedt will be given his choice of comiTii'ters on which serve and will ba named cnahmar. of one of the most important. Born In Lug Cabin. Tho new speaker is distinctly a man "come up from the ranks." Born in a log cabin 46 years ago, in Mason county, near the Kimble county line, Stevenson attended school in country districts only three ypars. After working as a cowboy, he later became a bookkeeper in a Junction bank, then rose to be cashier, and subsequently took up the study of law. He hns served as county attorney and county judge of Kimble county and represented his district for four terms in the legislature. He obtains his oxerci.se, when not in Austin, riding about his 7,000-acre ranch and likes few things better than hunting deer. Tall, slow-talking, pipe smoking, he has been called the Abraham Lincoln of Texas politics. He is married and has one grown son. 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