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LABOR'S JOHN LEWIS EXPRESSES HIS 'PERSONAL CONTEMPT' FOB RICHBER6 'ASSISTANT PRESIDENT 1 CALLED 'TRAITOR' BY LEADERS By JOSEPH L. MILLER Associated Press Staff Writer ' WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (/P)— Burly John L. Lewis today thrust the American Federation of Labor and the Roosevelt administration further apart with a bitter as'ier- tion that Donald R. Rlchbcrg, the president's recovery coordinator, was a "traitor to organized labor.". Lewis, head of the United Mine workers, held Richberg directly responsible for Mr. Roosevelt's renewal of the automobile code without consulting any federation official. "Mr. Rtchberg, springing from the loins of organized labor as he did, recommended to the president of thjo United States the imposition of a code of labor in the automobile industry for continuance of 48 hours a week,'' shouted Lewis before a senate Judiciary sub-committee. Lewis assailed the "Dti Pont family" and General Motors as not entitled to the 48-hour week. He said it was "uneconomical and indefensible." "For Mr. Rlchberg, who knows of these things of which I speak," Lewis said emphatically, "I express my personal contempt." William Green, federation president, said Lewis' statement reflected the federation's feeling very largely." Green also announced he would carry to the White House within a few days the cigarette workers' protest against the delay in codification of their industry. The federation's executive council ordered Green to take that action • after the union had protested against S. Clay Williams, NRA chairman, exerting "any influence in code affairs for this industry" until a code satisfactory to labor was approved. On several ocasions, • NRA officials have said that Williams, formerly president of the R. J. Reynolds tobacco company, retired from board meetings when the cigarette code was disussed. "We' don't accept that," Green Eaid. .''Otherwise, wh,y Isn't the industry coded?" His attitude and that of Lewis showed that the federation's swing away from NRA and the administration In general has been accelerated in the past few days. The federation now...is/.looking to, congress • for a shorter work-week. • • '.i. The cigarette workers are talking about direct action against the Industry if they are not satisfied with developments in their code situation'. "We're not yet determined that a strike would be advisable, although, that's possible," said I. M. Ornburn, spokesman for the Allied Tobacco Trades council. Labor's apparently mounting dissatisfaction has caused also talk of strikes in textiles, autos and steel during recent months. United textile workers officials assert that many employers have failed to live up to the agreement which ended their last strike. They Serving Pampa and Northeastern Panhandle See NEW DEAL, Page 6 Stronger Curb Placed On Oil By Commission AUSTIN. Feb. 2. f/P)—The Texas railroad commission today issued a new products tender order in an effort to place an even stronger curb on illegal oil production in East Texas. The order would require every owner of oil nroducts to file an inventory by February 15. The inventory would show all stocks on hand as of December 10, the effective date of the previous order, and inlli ifcceir^s and deUMeil'es (from that timn to February 1. Classification of the products, the amounts of each, class, where they are situated, from whom they were received, the source of the crude if obtainable and other information would be included. Representatives of the attorney general's department, which proposed the decree, said its purpose was ; to ascertain "what has been going on in the field" since Dec. 10 and to plug possible loopholes in the former order. The state meanwhile won anothei cil decision in the court of civil appeals here. Pending a decision on appeals filed by. the attorney general's department, the court enjoined the movement of certain products on which tenders, or transportation permits, had been refused. THE NEW PAMPA Fastest Growing City in Texas—Panhandle Oil and Wheat Center mnpa woo o«i mr HOME NEWSPAPER Established April 6, 1907 Official Publication, City of Pampa VOL. 28. NO. 258 (Full (AP) Leased Wire) PAMPA, GRAY COUNTY, TEXAS SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 3, 1935 (Twelve Pages Today) • PRICE FIVE CENTS • Wilentz May Call Grandmother To Provide Alibi For Violet Sharpe Suspicious CLAUSE RULING o Mr. Ground Hog saw his shadow yesterday and predicted six mor< weeks of winter weather. But not he hastened to say,, the kind o winter," which Janifary produced OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS: Gen orally, fair Sunday and Monday Light 4o jnpdWBte northerly wind on the cpost. Sixty slicks cf dynamite, 20 pounds of blasting powder, one steel cylinder bomb, and 100 love letters were included in the inventory of a trunk seized in a raid on the apartment of Ernest Hammctt, 21, above, of Chattanooga, in Newark, N. J. He denied knowledge of the explosives but M'as yueslioncd about explosions in New England theaters. MANY RELIEF PROJECTS ARE BEING PUSHED Every Part of Gray County Will Be Benefited New and renewed projects di- •ected by tWs local relief office have jeen approved to assure steady, nc- iivities during the next few months, Mrs. W. H. Davis, administrator, said today. The largest project is the placing of caliche on highway 88 south from he city limits. Two coats have been placed on the first 2 miles and one layer on 2 more-miles. Highway work in cooperation with county commissioners is under way n each precinct. Lateral road work n precinct.4 will include 9,600 man lours, representing an expenditure of $2.400. Projects in other precincts are similar. The Emergency Education classes will continue for at least 21 more veeks with three teachers employed. The expenditure will be $756. At LeFors, the school grounds will improved and beautified through use of 4.800 man hours, representing an expenditure of $1,200. In Pampa, a new sewer. project will involve 2.000 man .hours and $500, and the alley in block 24 will be lowered in ;racle with 3,552 man hours used, or $888 spent. In McLean, scenic parkways at the entrances to the city will be built with 9. (it)0 lllal1 hours, or $2,400. Vines, trees, shrubs, and grass Will be planted. These projects are not final but in some instances may be renewed after reports are made. The future of tte relief work, however, will depend much upon the attitude and plans of the federal government. Another project will enable the public library to keep its books in repair. Two persons will be as- figned the library to mend books They will work a total of 640 hours at 25 cents an hour. The heavy demand for the more popular books makes constant repairing necessary B.C.D.inMove To Prevent Harm To Big Payroll! STATE WILL ABSOLVE SERVANT GIRL OF BLAME By JOHN FERRIS Copyright, lOSfi, by The Anmichitnl 1'rcns. FLEMINGTON, N. .1., Feb. 2— The grandmother of the murdered Lindbergh baby may br called to the witness Bland in the Bruno Uicliard Hauplmann trial next wrck to provide a murder night alibi for one of her ccrvants—the dead Violet Sharpe. Mrs. Dwight Morrow, widow of the one-time ambassador to Mexico and Morgan partner, was the employer of the Sharpe wcmnn on vlarch 1, 1932, when the Lindbergh aby was kidnaped. There has been defense testimony that the young Englishwoman — who subsequently ommitted suicide when police re- urned to question her—was seen ate on the night of the crime, and hat she was carrying "a golden- laired baby." David T. Wilentz, the New Jersey attorney general directing the prosecution of Hauptmann, said tonight that he was undecided as to whether he would ask Mrs. Morrow o face the crowded courtroom as J3r daughter, Mrs. Anne Lindbergh, did in the early days of the trial. Much will depend, Wilentz' said, on whether her testimony is deemed necessary to rebut that given yesterday by Peter H..Sommer. Other Witnesses Beady There are other witnesses, Wilentz pointed out, who can testify that Violet Sharpe could not have been ;he woman Sommers said he saw ate the night of March 1, 1932, boarding a New York City street :ar and carrying a babe In arms. She was accompanied, Sommers .aid, by a man closely resembling ,he much-mentioned Isador Fisch, now dead. Miss Sharpe's actual whereabouts While reiterating its reeordec stand in favor of conservation of the natural resources of the Panhandle, the Board of City Development, through its executive committee, has sent communications to legislators insisting that remedia steps not tend to add to the un- cinoloyment problem in this section. The B"ard pointed out that some of the bills proposed would be highly damaging, for instance, to the carbon black industry, one of the mos' important payroll producers in thi area. A hearing on the gas conserva:- tion bills will be held in Austin Tuesday. Victors in World Court Battle SCOOT WEEK WILL BEGIN ON NEXT FRIDAY See HAUPTMANN, Page 6 MOODIE FORCED OUT OF OFFICE BY HIGH COURT Governor Of North Dakota Loses Position BISMARCK, N. I)., Fob. 2. (/!') A decision of the North Dakota supreme court today turned Governor Thomas II. Moodie out of the office lie had held less than a month and designated Lieutenant Governor Walter II. Wclford his successor. Ruling on a quo warranto action, the high court held Moodie ineligible for the governorship on the ground he had voted, and thereby established residence, in Minnesota in 1930. Moodie, the second democrat ever to win the chief executive's post in this normally republican state, immediately acquiesced in the deci- See MOODIE, Page G Now If s Kids On Skates That Drive Cops Nuts All this safety talk seems to have backfired. Children who learned not to jaywalk have forgotten their instructions, now that they are on wheels The police thought they had enough problems with motor vehicles. Now children of all ages their feet flying on roller skates, are defying every safety law and every city ordinance. They are running stop-signs while skating 1 , they are using the streets—even downtown for a playground, and they are falling down in front of automobiles. And that's not all. Playing tin can golf in the streets in defiance of traffic is common. Don't take' our word for it: cal! the police station and they'll tell you that Pampans are up in arms about it—at least about the "other folks'" kids. Are the parents heartless or helpless?—that's what the police would like to know. Two seasoned warriors smile in triumph over the battle won a- galnst heavy odds in this picture, showing Senator Hiram Johnson of California clasping the arm of Senator William E. Borah of 25th Anniversary Is To Be Observed By Nation Boy Scouts of the Adobe Walls council, in common with a million, joys of the nation, will observe the 25th anniversary of their organize ion during the week beginning next Friday, February 8. Scout officials are seeking the cooperation of newspapers, schools, churches, clubs, and other groups in nBking the special week effective. February 10 will be Scout Sunday n the churches of the nation. All Scout troops in the country, lumbering 30,904, will meet Friday evening to renew their Scout pledge and to repeat the oath and law. This ceremony will be timed with a lational broadcast in which President Franklin D. Roosevelt will give an inspirational message. February 12 will be Pioneer day, with tributes paid to the old settlers who contributed to the growth of America: and- its progress. The Scout movement was incorporated February 8, 1910,. in. Washington, D. C. Th/e local program will be announced soon. Judge Tells Girl Name Of Mother WACO, Feb. 2 I/I')—Judge Sam R. Scott announced today that the case of Miss Mabel Vivian Scott was closed with the name of her mother, which slip sued to learn, privately disclosed to her but not publicly recorded. He said a man and woman, not the girl's mother, talked to him today and said they were the signers of a telegram from Big Spring which asked him to withhold judgment pending their arrival. The jurist said "everything was settled in a satisfactory manner." Miss Scott said she learned two years -ago that she was an adopted daughter in the home where she was reared here. Ida after the Senate vote which blocked U. S. entry to the World Court. Johnson and Borah, con- si);tcnt floes of adherence since! war days, led the fight against the administration forces. CATTLE TESTS ARE TO BEGIN flEREJONDAY County Will Receive Fully Accredited Standing Testing of Gray county cattle for bovine tuberculosis will begin Monday and continue for three or four weeks. The w«rk will be done under the Dusoices m" til? U. S. Bureau of Animal Industry, the Texas Livestock Sanitary commission, and the commissioners' court. The cattle to be tested will include dairy cows and heifers, al" members of pure bred herds, 10 pei cent of the range stock, and the range dairy bulls. Stock not testec will of necessity be quarantined to the premises under the federal regulations. But, after the county is fully tested and accredited, it will be possible to ship stock to any part of the nation without tests. The testing crew of veterinatiani will be increased to a dozen or more within a week., as work in neighboring counties is completed. One loca assistant will be used. Farmers anc stockmen are urged to cooperate wlthi the federal men. The tests will be repeated in two years. Owners of stock are reimbursed for any animals condemned -w» CONDITION OF STUDER CHILD VERY SERIOUS The condition of 5-year-old Barbara Studer, daughter of Mr. anc Mrs. H. Otto Studer, was critica last night but nevertheless "hopeful." Clarence Barrett gave blooc for a transfusion about noon Saturday, and an immediate improvemen gave rise to hope that the chile may survive. Little Barbara ha; flu with a kidney infection and com plications. She is at Pampa, hos< pital.. .•> 5 HELD IN KARPIS CASE HAVANA, Feb. 2 UP)— The loni arm of-the United States depart ment of justice reached out todaj 'to seize Nathan Heller, Americar hotel manager here, on charge that he helped and harbored Alvii Karpis, newest "public enemy No 1," last September. XHIIT BILL NHT TIE MONTH-OLD CONGRESS DISPLAYS POOR RECORD By CECIL B. DICKSON Ar, Tch'tri 1 . Prrrs Siiff Writer WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 WV- Conirrcs" I?"itlf.1 into !'••. srr-nnd j month toilpy, manl?c:'tly In a restless mon-1 a« it prewired for further consideration of the administration's two bip recovery measures—the $4,880.000,000 relief bill and the controverted social security program. With little acccmollshed in t.l-o 'irst month of the session the dc- mocraUc dominated assembly today heard increasing opposition •amblings in a republican charge •hat the relief program was patterned after Upton Sinclair's "E. P. I. C." plan in California. Tile thrust was made by Sena;or Dickinson (R., Iowa), a member' of the senate appropriations committee that will gather in private on Monday to consider reporting the measure. It came after senate republicans decided today not to follow a set plan of attack on the bill. Instead ;hey will propose their own amendments designed to curb the delegated presidential powers already approved by the house. They hope for considerable democratic support from conservatives. To avoid possible charges by the administration Bhat congress is withholding relief, senate republicans agreed today, however, that should the majority so move they would grant unanimous consent for segregation of the $880,000,444 emergency relief fund from the $4,000,000,000 work relief section. This, senator Steiwer (R., Ore.) said, would give the relief administration sufficient funds to carry on after Feb. 10, when existing funds reportedly will run out. Already T "Incident" DECISION IS NOT DUE UNTIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 PA1PANS ASK FEDERAL HELP Seo CONGRESS, Page G SARAH HUGHS" WOULD BECOME DALLAS JUDGE Senator Will Oppose Appointment By Allred By W. H. Mobley Associated Press Staff Writer DALLAS, Feb. 2 (/P)—The massive bench in a Dallas court will hide all but a few inchjes of the Judge if the state senate approves the appointment of the first woman ever named to preside regularly over a Texas district court. . Governor James V. Allred named Mrs. Sarah T. Hughes, Dallas lawyer and legislator, for the position yesterday. She is just half an inch ovei five feet tall, graciously feminine in friendly contacts but a fighter with a lopsided grin—not a smile, that advertises her enjoyment when there is fighting to be done. She Isolds that selections for public office should be strictly on the basis of ability, with on consideration of sex, and that is one of the things she is perfectly willing to fight about. She wears slightly frivolous high- heeled shoes and the sheerest ol hose with a tailored dress. A trace of makeup brightens hei Seo SARAH HUGHES, Page G $20,000 0FFERE9 FOR HEY LONG'S HEAD, FORMER REPUTY SHERIFF TELLS 'KINGFISH' Describes Attempts To 'Rub Out' Senator With Rifle Shots Through Windows. "Murder Plot" at a Glance "Klngflsh" Huey Long hears witness describe attempts to end the dictator's rule with bullets. Third session of "murder plot" inquiry continued indefinitely as some witnesses refuse to testify. Square Deal association, fighting Lang's political prtedomiuajnce, moy.es In secrecy. Due back in Washington soon for his senatorial duties, Long says he will remain in "a while." Louisiana for BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 2. (/P) Still surrounded by rows of handpicked national guardsmen and piivate. body guards, United States Senator Huey P. Long today postponed indefinitely his "murder plot" inquiry after hearing a witness testify as high as $20,000 had been offered for Long's head. The same witness—George (Red) Davis—a former deputy sheriff, looking sj-raight into Long's eyes, and speaking without a show of emotion or fear, described what he said were several attempts to kil the senator. After the hearing Ernest Bour geois, president of the anti-Long Square Deal association, said the "whole court hearing and murde plot investigation is nothing mpr than the usual Huey Long publicit; stunt." Long, the political ruler of tlxi agitated commonwealth, left th 33-story state house he had turne into a virtual military strong-hole closely flanked by alert soldiers with the statement that "I See HUEY LONG, Page 6 WASHINGTON, Feb. Z (/P)— The supreme ciourt stepped outside the bounds of precedent today to inform a tcii'c business world that it probably must wait at least another week for the high tribunal's epochal decision on the gold cases. Witht the administration virtually ready to meet all the eventualities cf an adverse verdict, markets ridden with suspense, and all expecting the decision Monday, Chief I ng e ecson onay, It's .{ust another incident, Mrs. i JusLice Hughes summoned the court Margaret Brll. above, the former Margaret Ilawkesworth, borcdly a-ssured inlcrvicwers anxious, for details of the hold-up In which two young bandits invaded her apartment in a Miami hotel and relieved her of $350,000 worth of gems. .They were fully insured, she announced. Several Projects In List Sent to President Pampa's bid for federal grants in he $4,000,000 federal PWA program, was placed before XT. S. authorities at Fort Worth Friday by City Manger C. L. Stine, who was accompanied by City Attorney John Stur;eon and Commissioner W. T. Fraser. Federal officials present frankly acknowledged that .they did not :now how the federal funds will be allocated. It was generally talked at the conference that the purpose of the meeting was to give President Franklin D. Roosevelt the specific nfonnation which Congress has de- nanded that he furnish prior to ranting of the huge appropriation. It was believed by some that cities able to borrow the money would be required to do so if they wished to participate in the program. Others pointed out thpt It would be unfair to make outright jrants to some units of government and merely to lend to others. Some spokesmen talked of a possible 5050 arrangement between the units and the government. It was generally agreed, however, that most lities, counties, and schools were already as much in debt as they could safely go, hence they would be nterested only in outright grants But, where the projects were revenue producing, it was agreed that 'the jovernment would likely require some local spending. Mr. Stine informed the conference ;hat Pampa was interested in the following projects if federal grants were offered: Storm sewers, $250,000; underpass, $120,000; waterworks, extension, $45,000; water softening 575,000; slaughter house, $40,000; street improvement. $20,00; YMCA building, $100,000. All details would have to be worked out later, when an opportunity amend requests. will be given to It is of course assumed that only a few of the requests of each city are likely to be jranted. Mr. Stine had a personal interview with Julian Montgomery, stat PWA engineer, who assured hin that Pampa's requests would b sympathetically considered if and when Congress makes the. funds available. Police Make 74 Arrests in Month City police officers made 74 ar rests in January, involving fine which totaled $520.50. A total o $339.50 of the fines was collected,. Seventeen cases were dismissec Prisoners worked 15 days and servei an aggregate of 26 days. One hun dred and thirty meals were required lor prisoners. The arrests were divided as fol lows: Vagrancy 8, intoxication 3! affray 5, disturbing the peace I ^needing 6, overtime parking ? pthej? traffic violations 5, invest! gallon 6, other misdemeanors theft I, burglary 3. and dictated: "The chief justice, in order to void an unnecessary crowding of le courtroom on Monday, directs he clerk to announce that the ourt is not ready as yet to an- ounce a decision in the gold clause ases." With this announcement, Monday, 'eb. 11, became probably the earl- est date upon which, the decision, n which the whole Roosevelt mone- ary program is delicately balanced, ould be expected. There Was how- ver a remote possibility it might- ome in mid-week. t The court had just met previows- y for its Usual Saturday confer- nce, but the general impression was hat it had concluded considera- ion of the gold clause and was msy with lesser matters. Whether the chief justice's state- nent could be taken to mean that and his colleagues had not even See GOLD CLAUSE, Page 6 Treaty To Hike Commerce With Brazil Signed WASHINGTON, Feb. 2. (/P)—In an action considered by the admin- stration as of high significance, a rade agreement designed to 1m- jrove and increase commerce be- ween the United States and Brazil was signed today at the White House. Historically, the treaty was the irst of the regular tariff reciprocity >acts to be consummated under the rlull foreign trade policy. A special agreement already Is in effect with 3uba. The new treaty clipped 25 per ient off the Brazilian tariff of 67 American products. Further, in tt supplementary agreement, the -atin-American nation pledged Itself to straighten out the Involved 'inancial situation now obtaining here. It promised prompt payment for all new imports, a gradual release of exisiling blocked exchange accounts estimated between $10,000,'000 and $25,000,000, and resumption of interest payments on Brazilian bonds held here as quickly as financial conditions permit. In return, the United States granted reduced tariffs on seven Brazilian products and promised to keep Brazil's principal export item, coffee, on the free list together with 11 other commodities. Secretary Hull, in a statement tonight, expressed the belief that the treaty will break "the log-jam of international trade," and that it will cast "a broad beam of light and hope into the existing darkness." economic I Saw . t. J. S. Wynne bragging about hjs cooking and Miss Leora Kinard who lives at the Wynne home, upholding him in it. —Go To Church Today- Ed Deahl laid up in bed at Panhandle, a victim ol one of those ubiquitous car wrecks that are always happening near that town, —Go To Church Today— Wilbur Trying, Harvester IjMfcgtr. bailer, looking concerned, when he was told that that lock of hair which bobs up and down over on_e eye might make him cross eyed, but no bobby pins for him, h$ gald, TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS"' Th,e Re* theater will to Monday and Tuesday whfle i dergoes e,x.fens)v$ reajpdeyng redeooratton, t»i«-? by pjcfcure

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