Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on January 31, 1935 · Page 7
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TritJRSD'AY EVENING, JANUARY 81, 1935. THfi PAMPA ttAILY NEWS, Pafflpft, Texis PAGE SEVEN CLERK'S ERROR MAY TAKE LIFE OF DALLAS MAN Date on Commutation Of Sentence Is' Incorrect QUARTER MILLION AT BALLS IN NEW YORK fc* PRAttClS CARPENTER, Associated Press Staff Writer. WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Jan. 31 (fl>)—Happ Americans, smiling just as broadly as the honor guest, hal » huge time at the nationwide birthday party given President Franklin D. Roosevelt for this benefit of infantile paralysis sufferers throughout the land. Health funds grew as the fifty- third birthday of the president passed Into history to the accompaniment of cheers, laughter, and dancing from New York to 'Frisco and, from Dixie to the Great Lakes. Thousands of dollars were raised for the fight against infantile paralysis. The 200 patients at the Warm Springs Foundation and their relatives cut a huge cake which bore the Inscription "ha.ppy birthday, President Roosevelt." The «ake was five feet high and it bore 53 candles, although the Roosevelt family doesn't count above 21 when it Comes to birthdays. The children hsre gave a costume filipw, dressing up to depict famous personages of the day. Last year the Warm Springs Foundation, which President Roose- frelt was instrumental in organizing after winning a fight against infantile paralysis, received $1,000,000 from a national birthday party. This year the monby raised by yesterday's celebrations will be divided between local agencies and a national research fund. The president in a nation-wide radio broadcast from the White House last night told persons attending 7,500 birthday balls of his gratitude for the celebration. "I like this kind of a birthday," he said. The Roosevelt family enjoyed a birthday turkey dinner at the White House. The birthday fruit cake true to Roosevelt, custom, bore only 21 candles. Jt was a monster celebration in New York—almost a quarter of a million people joining in the fun The .president's mother, Mrs. James Roosevelt, marched at the head of a procession into the grand ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria. Eight thousand attended the balls at Los Angeles and' 2,000 at Hollywood. • The smart Colony club at Pain' Beach, Pla., was crowded with fash- icnable folks. Tickets for this affah brought from $10 to $250. -- '•: . .— • —> r . FOSSIL BEDS FOUND CANYON, Jail. 31. (/P)—One of the largest fossil beds yet discovered in the Texas Panhjaiidle has been found in the Palo Duro state park near here. C. Stuart Johnston of the Department of Archaeology at Wes 1 Texas State Teachers college and D. G. Vieauz, of Eustic, Fla,, made the discovery while looking foi geological specimens. They unearthed fossilized bone_ of a horse, a rhinoceros, dogs, camels, mastadons and turtles. Johnston estimated that the bones were five million years old. TJj'e fossil bed will become a laboratory for a' class of 19 student; of paleontology at W. T. S. T. C. Johnston said. Read the Want Ads—NOW. DALLAS. Jan. 31 WP) — In th,e shadow of the state's electric chair Decause or a clerk's inadvertent mistake. Cecil Short, 23, today sought an attorney to aid him in his complicated fight for existence. The youth, convicted for the slaying of a 75-year-old negro during an $11 robbery, heard Judge Poland G. Williams formally sentence him to death yesterday after It was discovered a commutation to life imprisonment granted by Ex- overnor Miriam A. Ferguson had been dated seven months prior to commission of the crime. The trial court assessed the death penalty and the court of criminal appeals sustained the verdict, but Governor Ferguson granted clemency. Several days ago Judge Williams ashed the youth for the proclamation for use in entering it into the coiU't's minutes. Short hugged the proclamation and refused to let it leave his sight, explaining "it means life to me and no one can have it." Judge Williams ordered a photostatic qopy from the secretary of state. It was then the error was detected. Meanwhile, Short had given the commutation to his mother. She returned to her Denton county farm home and today the youth sought her. She had conferred with attorneys and the condemned boy did not know his attorney's name. He admitted he needed him badly. Judge Williams said he did not expect the death sentence to be carried out, adding that he did not wish to "be a party to thwarting justice by making It possible for Short to get out of serving his life sentence because of a clerical error in the governor's proclamation." He admitted the mistake "obviously was a typographical,.error." Judge Williams set the execution date for March 8. GARNER AND SPEAKER BYRNS OF HOUSE SENT WIRES Schoffelmayer Will Speak at Cotton Crisis DALLAS, Jan. 31.—Victor H. Schoffelmayer, agricultural editor of the Dallas News, will be the principal speaker at a luncheon meeting of "The Cotton Crisis" conference to be held in Dallas today and tomorrow, Dr. S. D. Myres of Southern Methodist university said today. Mr Schoffelmayer, who recently returned from a study of economic conditions abroad, will discuss diversification on cotton farms. The conference is being sponsored by the Arnold Foundation of the university and will be devoted to an exhaustive survey of the problems facing the cotton industry. Other speakers include Dr. A. B. Conner of College Station, E. D. White of Dallas, W. L. Clayton of Houston, and others. ANXIOUS CLIENT WHITEHALL, Mich., W) — John Mahan, a professional diver from Muskegan, donned helmet and diving suit for a plunge through a hole in the ice to the bottom of White lake. An anxious client waited above on the lake's frozen surface. In a few minutes the diver reappeared and handed his client the object of the underwater search —a set of false teeth. BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 31 W)—The Square Deal association, bitter anti-Long organization, has appealed directly to President Roosevelt for a congressional investigation of conditions in Louisiana, tinder Hlley Long's dictatorship. The plea was made on the eve of the scheduled resumption by Long of a court "inquiry" into what he charges was a plot to assassinate him. The hearing, before an East Baton Rouge district jAclgc, is due to be taken up Friday where Senator Long left off last Saturday after presenting a witness who testified to a conspiracy against Long's life. The congressional inquiry was requested by the Square Dealers thru their executive committee and Lee O. Lester, vice president and acting head of the association. 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