Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on January 22, 1935 · Page 3
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TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 22, 1935 THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texan PAGE THBIB GAVE W.ILLARD A FAIR DEAL IN BATTLE WITH DEMPSEY WASHINGTON. Jan. 22. (/n None of his adventures in congress or as national amateur heavyweight boxing champion brought Senator Warren Harbour, New Jersey republican, .the thrill he got ns a belligerent timekeeper during the Willlard-Dempsey fight. Tile young and tigerish Dempsey rained damaging blows on the body of the champion under broiling sun that day at Toledo 16 years ago. Old Jess fell to the floor. A slightly deaf referee, Pecora. began counting the fatal 10. The bell rang, ending the first round, but Pecora didn't hear It. Thousands of fans were on their feet yelling and shouting their approval of this youth who had cut down the massive Wlllard. "No one paid ms any mind as I signalled frantically that the round had ended—that the bell had saved Wlllard," Harbour recalled. "The crowd was in an uproar, handlers had spiting into the ring to dance joyously around Dempsey. I might well have hushed and lot the bout go down in the records as a one-round knockout, but I was determined Willard should have the advantage the bell had given him. "I kept yelling unl.il I caught Pecora's attention. There was a loud squawk from the Dempsey bunch but I stood bv mv guns and the fight wn r ; rnntlnued." Pecora hart to'cl Bnrbour he Was deaf and h^d given him a whistle to blow. "But thora was nothing in the rules ntv-t the whistle blowing, so I'wouldn't blow it," the senator explained. The husky New Jersey solon, big- R3st man In congress, might have been champion himself had he chosen a professional career. Critics say few better prospects ever drew on the gloves. But he decicted on a business life, and lias never been sorry. He battered two rivals to win the amateur championship one night In 1910, outrcintlns Sailor. Salisbury nnd knocking out a flinger named Burke in ths third round. Earlnur often sparred with Jim Ccrbett, Kid McCoy and Stanley Kctchel and trained with Jeffries when he was preparing for the Johnson fight. Russian Due to Report Soon on Debt Proposal WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (IP)— The Russian debt problem, which is bound up with attempts to boost American sales to the Soviet, returned to the minds of officialdom today when It developed that Moscow's answer to a United States proposal is expected within a week. Alexander Troyanovsky, Soviet ambassador who carried the American offer to Stalin, is due back in Washington shortly. He is expected to confer immediately with Cordell Hull, secretary of state, and Walton R. Moore, assistant secretary. The problem dates back to world war and post-war days. The sums at issue include czarist and Kerensky borrowings in the United State: and claims of Americans whose property was destroyed during the revolution or confiscated by the Bolsheviks. By the time the United States recognized the Soviet union the total had grown to about $500,000,000, President Roosevelt and Maxim Litvinoff, commissaj; for foreign affairs agreed, however, that a settlement for a greatly reduced amount could be achieved through Chaplin's New Film May Be'Another Silent As author, director, and leading star, Charlie Chaplin is guarding jealously the details concerning his latest production. But all signs point to very little, if any, talking. Upper picture shows Chaplin directing: the film, while lower photo is tho first to reveal a scene in the picture. And you see him hero with Paulotte Goddavd, his leading lady, Tho picture promises you the same old Chaplin, mustache, derby, cane, bis feet, and all. PAN-AMERICAN HIGHWAY ROUTE TO MEXICO CITY WILL NOT BE OPEN BEFORE COMING SUMMER Writer Tells Vividly T71 ' negotiations. Troyanovsky, Hull, and Moore were reported to be making progress until three months ago when the talks abruptly adjourned and Troy- anovsky went to Moscow. Texas Oil Field V - • Shows Increase TULSA, Okla., Jan. 22. (/P)— United States crude oil production increased from 2,542,056 to 2,550,677 barrels daily last week, the Oil and Gas Journal says, with the principal advances showing- up in Texas nnd California. A reduction from 513,175 to 498,295 barrels was registered in Oklahoma. Texas production increased from 1.012,227 to 1,021,740 barrels, with East Texas, scene of a growing "hot" oil output, Increasing from 432,940 to 440,307 barrels. California had a substantial advance, from 507,800 to 512,000 barrels. Kansas recorded a new high for the past four years with an increase from 137,750 to 143,200 barrels. Eastern fields, including Michigan, increased output from 135,154 to 136,089 barrels, while, the Rocky mountain pools registered an advance from 96,660 ,to 97,230 barrels. *a» . 5 BURN TO DEATH LONGEUIL, Que., Jan. 22. (/Pi- Five children burned to death early today when washing hung on a clothes-line over the kitchen stove to dry caught fire. A roomer and six other members of the family of Emll GGadbois, four of them children, were taken to a hospital suffering from burns. The dead were alj Children of Gadbois, their ages ranging from 11 downward. pperators of fox farms say the beasts never become tame, even though they are bred of animals that have been in captivity for generations, Experiences on Journey BY WILLIAM C. GARNER MEXICO, D. P., Jan. 22.—The Pan American highway from Laredo, Texas, to Mexico City is blocked to travel straight through to Mexico City by 68 miles of mountain construction between Tamazunchale and Jacala. It is also barred in this section to tourists by edict of the Mexican highways commission. There is no way around. Thomas Williams Jr., vice president of the Highways of Mexico company, general contractors on the road building, tcld me that he definitely expected that the mountain construction would be sufficiently complete by April 1 for general comfortable, and convenient tourist travel. The chief engineer of the Mexican commission told me it would be nearer June 1. Both were agreed that it would be about a year before the highway was either paved or rock ballasted all the way. Mexican rock ballast is quite as good as paving. Completed, there are three layers of crushed rock, si preliminary or basic coat of crushed rock with the sizes two or three inches big, a second coat of smaller, filler rock to smooth out the highway and a third coat of fine crushed rock, fixed in place with a binder of heavy oil that is almost asphalt. It makes a highway on which the speed limit of 50 miles an hour is comfortable and secure. A complete analysis of the road as it was in the latter part of December, 1934, follows; Laredo, Texas, to Montsmorelos, Old Mexico—194 milos. Asphalt heavily impregnated with) crushed rock. Perfectly smooth, wide enough for three cars side by side. Any speed posslbls on American concrete roads possible here. Speed limit by law 50 miles per hour. Montemorelos, old Mexico, to Villa Juarez, Old Mexico—209 miles. Triple rock ballast bound with heavy 'oil. High speeds feasible but speed limit continuously 50 miles per hour and slowed down 30 to 20 miles in the mountain passes which are low and of such grades that the travel is all in high) gear. Villa Juarez is 2Vj miles to the east. Villa Juarez to Tamazunchale— 131 miles. Road under light construction. All has preliminary coating of rock and some with second and third being installed in sections. Speed of 30 to 40 miles an hour feasible. Beginning about 50 miles south of Villa Juarez at Valles, and continuing to Tamazunchale, 5 new bridges are under construction. The total mileage of detours around these bridges is about 10 miles. Three, of the rivers are crossed on delightful ferries and two on single track bridges on the preliminary road. Caution is necessary on these detours and crossings. Tamazunchale to Jacala — 68 miles. Mountain road under heavy construction. Physically impassable and barred to tourists by edict of the highways commission. There are no detours by which you can go around. There is only one road. The pathway to Mexico City is com- jletly blocked beyond Tamazunchale. Don't try. it even with permission. It's 'terrific. My Studebaker Pathfinder, armed with the highest credentials for road clearances, made 25 miles in eight hours of driving ihe first day of this section beyond Tamazunchale and between 13 and 15 miles the second day. Second day, 13 miles by car and two on ;oot, to a sleeping place, while wait- Ing overnight for road clearances. Jacala to Ismiquilpan—62 miles. Mountain road, full width for three cars side by side, all with the first and some with the second layer of rock ballast, )$axtoum .speed oi 50 miles per hour on straight sec- OMifes © LAREDO 'VALLECILIO I'SABINAS HIOAICO fCICNECA OE FIORES 160 < MONTERREY I9*\MONTEMORELOS I LINARES 1C.VICTORIA > LLERA 403 f JUAREZ CO. VALUES 53O TAMAZUNCHALE 601 .J-—JACALA I ZIMAPAN lIXMIQUILPAN v .CTOPAN IPACHUCA FCOLONIA 764/V/y« ©MEXICO CITY lions, which are few and with slowdowns for curves which are many. This section is sccnically delightful from Mexico City northward. Ismiquilpan to Mexico City—100 miles. Asphalt and rock paving. Maximum speed perfectly feasible. Maximum allowable speed in this section by law 46 instead of 50 miles per hour. A delightful drive northward from Mexico City. All of the feasible road, that is all but the blocked miles is an easy high gear pull, mountains and all. The completed road will have maximum grades of 6 per cent. Twice that is still a high gear pull. The speeds in this recapitulation are founded on the belief that 55 miles an hour should be a maximum speed over the best American concrete highways. If you want a pleasant. vacation from the north, the writer cannot advise a better journey than the one from Laredo, Texas, to Tama- zunchnle. The country is more foreign than any of the countries of Europe. They have been, in part. Anglicized. Mexico, excepting Mex- co City, lias not been. You will ;ee, in full life, the oldest civillza- ;ions on the American continent. You will see jungle ns thick and as full of game as any in Africa. You will PCS cocoanut, date and palm, mangoes, papin, zapote, oranges, nnd a new fruit to me, the sweet lemon, coffpc nnd pineapple. Hotels in Monterrey are as fine as any. Hotels farther south are adequate; however, some of them feature outdoor plumbing nnd cold water only instead of hot nnd cold. I did not encounter a bedbug, n louse or a flea while in Mexico nnd very few flies. All of the beds and room; were clean. Your tourist card into Mexico will cost $1 for each persons above 13 years of age. Under that free. The car bond to guarantee the return of the car to the United States is $1 Official Pled<r« Adopted by the Ttiu Centennial Communion: "I will think—talk—write . . Texan Centennial In 1938! This l« to be mj celebration. In ltd achievement I may five free play to my patriotic love for Texas* heroic past: my con- fldence In Its glories that are to be." ing the Mexican war and a military hospital was established here to serve his troops. Four of the seventeen men who drew black beans in the Mler expedition's death lottery were Victorians and Victoria is closely associated in other ways with the early history of the state. GLAD HE WAS TAXED DALLAS — Home on a vacation, Alvin Owsley, United States minister to Rumania, was both surprised and happy to receive a letter saying he owed the city $314.71 In delinquent taxes. "I'm glad you reminded me about that property," he told Assistant City Attorney Hughes Knight. "I'd forgotten about owning it." Use Daily NEWS Classified Ads. VICTORIA. Jan. 22 WP)—For the Centennial celebrations of 1936, sentiment throughout this section of Texas favors the marking- of all historic spots with permanent monuments or memorials and the holding of local celebrations or pageants by the respective communities in connection with the dedication of thn memorials. And this section indeed Is rich in its Historic background. In the original Victoria county was established La Snlle's abortive colony one of the earliest settlments in Texas and the first Spanish mission in this region was located in the county, which even earlier had been visited by the Spanish explorer, Cabeza de Vaca. Victoria was among the oldest settlements in the state. It was established, as a Spanish colony In 1824, the present county being created and organized in 1837 from the original county. It was named for Guadalupo Victoria, the first president of the Republic of Mexico. Victoria did much to supply with provisions Fannin's command, while it wns at Goliad, and a number of his men, who fnccd firing squads here, are burled in Memorial Square Many Important troop movements both before and after the Battle of San Ja'cinto were through Victoria, and the Texas army made its headquarters hero directly after that battle. Gen. Zachnry Taylor's army also made Victoria its headquarters dur- for 10 days and ranges upward to $3.50 for 6 months. The border formalities arc inconsequential. They take about an hour. The chamber of commerce at Laredo has established a free and fine service foi tourists. They will handle all details for you. It is necessary thai each person going into Mexico have at least $70 a month for maintenance and the assurance that he 01 she will not become a public charge Seventy dollars is adequate. Mexi- cnn living costs are less than half what they are in the United States Gasoline, oil, kodak films, are slightly, but not much, higher. Travel with a full tank as it is sometimes 50 to 60 miles between gas stations Two big American and two big Mexican companies purvey the ga's and oil. There is no high test gns in Mexico. Their standard product is ns good as ours. Break the Tyranny of COLDS When Colds THREATEN . . . VICKS VA-TRO-NOL At the first sneeze or nasal irritation, quick! —a few drops of Vicks Va-tro-nol. It i timely use helps to prevent many colds, and to throw off colds in their early stages. If a Cold STRIKES . . . VICKS VAPORUB At bedtime, massage throat and chest with VapoRub, the mother's standby in treating colds. Through the night, its famous poultice- vapor action gives soothing relief. BUIID RESISTANCE TO COtDS- by following the simple health rules that are part of Vicks Plan for Better Control of Colds. The Plan has been clinically tested by physicians and proved in home use by millions. (Full details of this unique Plan in each Vic/cs package) '^ STUDEBAKER Adds A SPECIAL SERVICE! Have your car Washed and Greased for $1.50 Regardless of Make or Size O. D. KERB MOTOR CO. 113 N. Somerville — Phone 977 SEE M. P. DOWNS For 6% Money to Loan On Good Farms and Business Combs-Worley Bid?.—Phone 336 Property Was Your House Warm When You Got np This Morning? Fraser Floor Furnaces warm all parts of the house, eliminating hot and cold spots, sweating and obnoxious fumes. Freser Furnaces protect the HEALTH of your family, provide COMFORTABLE heat and give you proper warmth economically. ^ Come in or call for estimates. No obligation. . . —SOLD ON EASY TERMS— Combs-Worley Building Across Street from Courthouse ilte^^'^ Former Pricpa and Original Costs Have Been Disregarded For . . . OUR JANUARY CLEARANCE Bargains galore—thousands of dollars worth of Winter Merchandise at savings you simply cannot afford to miss! '/Vv~* Join the crowds—come to the UUNITED OLD FASHIONED CLEARANCE! --—*»*****,£.{• y*^!*; & 1«' ; $-fi Ladies' Dresses Broken lots in wool and silk dresses. Most all sizes. $198 and $J98 Ladies' Slips Fine grade of taffeta, 50 inches long. Colors tea- rose and pink. 59c Ladies' Outing Pajamas Extra heavy, solid colors. Sizes 16 to 17. Ladies' Underwear Rayon step-ins and panties, plain and fancy trimmed. 19c Outing 36 inches, extra heavy outing flannel light and dark patterns. Buy yours now. Boot Sox Men's and boys' boot sox. Red and green, tops. Buy yours today. While they last. < 25c Ladies' Shoes All fall shoes, have been reduced to clear shelves for spring lines, . . . See these before you buy. $150 to $469 Ladies' Coats Fur trimmed and sport. These coats are priced to move out. See them today $790 and $1J75 Ladies' Full Fashioned All the new wanted shades, slightly irregular —sizes 8V 2 to ID 1 /;;. Ladies' Outing Gowns Extra heavy weight in light color stripes. Sizes 16 to 20. Girls' Underwear Rayon and cotton panties and bloomers. Sizes 2 to 12. Cotton Blankets Extra good grade, heavy weight, size 70 x 80 single. All colors. Men' Work Pants Blue b.eauty and gambler stripe. All sizes, 29 to 42 waist. Buy them now while they last. 98c Men's Oxfords See the new styles at these new prices. A conv plete range of sizes. $189 to $050 • l|^^B I^^^^^^^^B^^^H ^^HBB0||9HUaUE •"• ^^H • ^^H ^^^^titti^tt HB HI BJHli^t^l m » •v.

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