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THE CORSICANA SEMI-WEEKLY LTGHT, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1989. BRITAIN, FRANCE BEGIN NEW EFFORTS SETTLEWAR SPAIN DISORGANIZEDGOVERNMENT . FORCE AGAIN ROUTED ! , IN CATALONIA By The Associated Press Britain and Franco were understood today to have begun new mediation efforts In Spain as in- iurgents in their conquest of Catalonia routed the government's disorganized army and some government ministers were reported urging surrender. Whether British officials had been In touch with Spanish government and Insurgent diplomats In London was not known, how- British officials acknowledged that both Britain and France were "trying to stop needless bloodshed In every possible way. Government resistance In Cat* Ionia had crumbled. Twenty thott sand government soldiers already were in France and 60,000 more were expected to cross the frontier. President Manuel Azana and Premier Juan Negrln were in France. Azana was said to have favored suing for peace but government sources said Ncgrln was determined to carry on the flghl in the central Spain sector stir held by his troops. * Week-end efforts toward peace had collapsed as Generallsslmt Francisco Franco's motorlzec armies rolled past Flgueras and Seo De Urgel in a triumphant unresisted drive toward the French frontier. Franco withdrew Italian leg lonnalres from his forces near th< French frontier but in Rome Italy was represented as Intend Ing to keep her blackshlrt troop In Spain until that country wa completely under Insurgent mill tary and political control. •• Call of a three-day Arab strlk In Palestine gave Britain a new worrk on the eve of conference between Arabs and Jews over th Holy Land In which feeling wa BO high that Arab delegates refused to sit In the same room jwlth the Jews. ^ CITI/^'HIP FPR CO-OPERATION To the Citizenry of Corslcana: „ "As general chairman of th .Various committees appointed fo the convention Just closed, I am taking thhls opportunity to than you for your contribution In th entertainment of the Older Boy Jrom North Central Texas. I have never seen nor eve CLOSE CALL IN BLAST AMLIE DENIES HE ' IS COMMUNIST AS HAS BEEN CHARGED NOMINEE FOR ICC WITNESS BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE ON MONDAY Lenore Walters, two, who was eating her breakfast when a nltro-gly- cerin magazine exploded a mile from her homo near Tulsa, Okla., is shown with her father, Gus Walters, who Is displaying a piece of a stove hurled through the house. The bowl from which the tot was eating was splintered. "Mommy, Mom-e-e," she screamed, "sumpln brushed my hair." SPORT NOTES By PAUL MOORS Sun Sports Editor Corslcana Bengals played their greatest game of tho season Saturday night while Highland Park sorely missed tho services of Uwellc, star out with Injuries.... The Bengals turned In a victory, 20-17, over the Highlanders and then defeated tho Ennls Lions, 2216, In tho second tilt of tho evening. Arkansas blasted Baylor out of the running for the Southwest conference with victories Friday and Saturday nights S. M. U. entertains tho Texas Longhorns Monday night. Dallas Steers of the Texas league have formed a working agreement for the 193D season with the Jacksonville Jax of the East Texas league... .Nineteen Steers have out of the district In which It was playing annually and lias been Heads Ministers WASHINGTON, Feb. Thomas R. Amlle disavowed sym- athy with comunlsm today, then old a senate Interstate commerce sub-commltteo he favored public ownership of the railroads. •The former Progressive representative from Wisconsin testified at a hearing on his qualifications ,o serve on the Interstate commerce commission to which he recently was nominated by President Roosevelt. "I want to say that I am not a communist and never have been a communist," he said. The Wisconsin legislature has protested Amllo's appointment, declaring he was a communist. Amlle told the committee his views on public ownership of the railroads were similar to those of Joseph B. Eastman, a member of the ICC. He quoted Eastman as saying in 1934 that "theoretically and logically public ownership of the transportation system meets the Ills of the present situation better than any other remedy." After Amlle finished testifying, William D. Carroll, chairman of the Wisconsin Democratic central commttee, told tile committee Amllu was "one of the moat radical men" In Wisconsin. He asked that his nomination be rejected. Saying ho had heard Amlle deny being a communist, Carroll asked the committee to "consider If one could not carry out and advocate the theories and principles of the communist party and not be a member of it." "Mr. Amlie's views on public ownershup of the railroads and scrapping our constitution disqualify him for service on the ICC, which Is supposed to bo Impar- PRESIDENTIAL DENIAL ABOUT RHINE FRONTIER BRINGS GOP DEMAND THAT SENATORS TALK REV. GORDON MTNNES tlnl," Carroll added. Asserting he had supported read of such wonderful cooper- already signed their contracts .atlon In any city as was exem- i'ni».*i— «• «— TT».^ T=,.«. i«... Hilifled In the citizenry of Cor- slcana the past week-end. The jantlre program was a huge success, and it was made possible by Arour efforts. I feel very confident that the results of our work will be felt Jn Corslcana for some time to come. It could not be possible "to ' have one-hundred forty-five of our own boya In full attend- >ance of this wonderful conference end the results go awry. ^Not only will our own boys be ifcnefltted by the convention, but they have the honor of placing one from their own group, Johnny Garltty, Jr., t" serve as president next year. He has accepted <tbis office with a feeling of deep responsibility, an attitude condu Slve to leadership and growth of 'She organization. This, is one of Hhe greatest honora that can be given a young man. We are very proud of this boy, and know that I'ulesUno of tho East Texas league Is having difficulties again with reference to the approaching season....An Indoor carnival tho past week operated at Palestine for the benefit of the baseball club was a financial failure and the club remains without a sponsor.... There Is a strong posslbll- lt tho franchise may be transferred as three other towns want tile team this year... .Palestine lias been beset by financial difficulties for tho past several years and It has been necessary to conduct a number of campaigns. ....A few years out of baseball might make the Palestine fans want n club badly enough to sup- maklng n fine showing. It will | nointment. 1 not be allowed to play In the dls- ————— trlct next year which Is composed of such school as Tongue, Uroesbcck and State Home, also of Corslcana. The Orphans home teams have no chance to buy ma- I tcrlal. They have to play the boys I In school. Their case is a bit different than other high schools, President Roosevelt in 1932 and 1936, Carroll said Wisconsin Democrats were "not taking issue with tho president on the £ Amlle ap- TEXAS TODAY By OLEN W. CLEMENTS Associated Press Staff Look out, China, the oil well drillers are sharpening their bits for some real deep digging, be REV. GORD1N MINES ELECTED PRESIDENT MINISTERIAL BODY The Rev. Gordon Maclnnes, pastor of the Third Avemle Presbyterian Church, was elected president of the Corslcana Ministerial Association when the organization met Monday morning at tho Y. M. C. A. The Rev. P. E. Rlley, pastor of the First Methodist Church, was elected vice-president and Pat H. Ramsey, general secretary of tho Y. M. C. A., was elected secretary of the association. Tho ministers present heard reports -on the Older Boys' Conference and expressed their pleasure at the conduct of the conference. Captain Ford of the C. C. C. Camp appeared before the association and was given support In the conduction of a series of programs at the camp. The Very Rev. Msgr. V. Graffeo will address the camp on February 20; Rev. Rlley on the 21; Rabbi Shapiro on tho 22; Rev. Maclnnes the 23; and Rev. E. T. Miller on the 24. WASHINGTON, Feb. President Roosevelt's denial that he looked upon the Rhine as America's frontier brought a republican demand today that he let senators tell their version of what he said at a secret confer- cnme on foreign affairs last Tuesday. Senator Bridges (R.-N. H.), one of the military committee members who attended the conference and pledged secrecy, made the demahd after the president had disputed some accounts of the meeting and had accused some luglslatlve and newspaper owner agitators of misrepresenting his point of view. Immediately after the conference, word leaked out that Mr. Roosevelt had told the senators America was selling military airplanes to France because helping the democratic nations world was part of the of the present American foreign policy. One senator said he understood the President to have said that America's frontier was now the Rhine, but some others denied he had made such a statement. The press In Germany and Italy reacted furiously to the first reports of Tuesday's meeting, Ital- ian papers making such bitter personal attacks on the President the United States embassy in Rome asked the Italian government yesterday for an explanation. And congressional critics cried out that the President was leading the country along the road to war. At his press conference yesterday Mr. Roosevelt stamped as a "deliberate He" the report he had talked of the Rhine as this country's frontier, and he dictated a terse foreign policy statement which began; •"We are against any entangling, alliances, obviously." Talking with reporters later, Senator Bridges declared: "As long as the President has stated his views of what took place there, I think it only fair that the members of the committee be permitted to state their views. This Is a question that may Involve the destiny of America and millions of Americans." Chairman Plttman (D.-Nev.), of the senate foreign relations committee, who attend the White House press conference yesterday, contended the state ment there should "absolutely remove any fear that our President Is going the road to war." VISIT OF BRAZILIAN FOREIGN MINISTER NEXT WEEK HERALDS AGGRESSIVE U. S. TRADE PLANS Two Prisoners Suffocated In [ Jail At Menard MENARD, Feb. 6.—W—Authorities investigating the death of two prisoners in their cells here, said today apparently they had suffocated when trapped with a burning mattress and clothing. District Attorney Carlos Ashley of Llano, who came here after the deaths were discovered yesterday by William Braley, courthouse «^, janitor, said ho had the opinion of Dr. Leggett, county health officer, that tho men were suffocated. The two were Clayton Kirk, about 30, held for grand jury action on a charge of car theft, and j Llndsey Baker, 20, awaiting action | on a forgery charge. Both were residents of Menard. Ashley expressed the opinion the fire started when a live cigarette or burning match was flipped on the mattress. Justice of the Peace Tom Stln- ett held an Inquest but did not announce his verdict last night. LEGISLATURE and If IOOF Home wanted to playi b n ee^,a 8 yrg%n dInt ntU', at and wal ' turbed,.but the drillers are going not allowed to do so by vote of other members of that district, then It looks like f , ° wn flve as aoon as can. Young Glenn H. McCarthy of members that voted IOOF out." The members did not vote the Odd Fellows out—they were automatically out by the enrollment regulation of the league, but the district committee voted against the admission of the IOOF when an application to tho readmitted to the district was presented... .Opponents of the Odd Fellows claimed It was a financial reason that prompted their action... .Groes- beck'a superintendent, H. O. Whitehurst, however, stated following a vote of non-admittance that Goesbeck wanted a game with tho Odd Fellows this fall. Statements during the discussion that financial reasons were paramount in the opposition to the Odd Fellows playing in that circuit were made. Groesbeck and Teague opposed the IOOF application port one... .However, Corslcana I in the discussion. lias been out of organized baseball for about 11 years and your! Jake Atz, former skipper of the correspondent docs not see any j l''ort Worth Cats and other clubs, sign of desiring another on the has purchased the Henderson part of the enthusiasts. The ones' franchise in the East Texas lea- formerl. supported the baseball I guo and plans to operate a farm llencourage him in his undertaking, Bj With the conference now back ' us, the reflection of it makes 10 believe that we have the ist people In the world here in Sour .midst. Sincerely, O. F. ALLEN. "hamberlain In |New Statement of I French Assistance It LONDON, Feb. 6.—(ff)—Prime [Minister Chamberlain told the iiouse of ; commons today any "iroat to the vital Interests of ranee, from whatever quarter It ne, must evoke the Immediate , operation of this country." HW declaration followed, a state- Tit yesterday by Virglnlo Gayda, ian fascism's newspaper spokes._,ff In Rome's La Voce d'ltalla, nit Italian troops would stay In ,naln until, the Generalissimo Fran- fsoo 'Franco's political, as well as allitary victory* was assured. i'The prime minister said the Brit",' government was "In complete :ord" with the statement Jan. 26 'French Foreign Minister Geor..B Bonnet that "all forces of |reat Britain would be at the disposal of France just as all forces /France would be at the disposal .threat, Britain" in case of a war liWhloh the two countries were in- prepare for | nterestcd ln othcr ers will ge afternoon their Invasion club for tho Detroit Tigers of tho American league.... Atz operated the Harllngen club of the Texas world, Is deep seated. """'""' of | Members of District 6-AA ex- oral new Gulf coast fields, to be the first man to puncture the earth to 25,000 feet in the mad scramble for oil. McCarthy expects to get to the five mile depth in the next five years. The only drawback to drilling that depth Is the weakness of drilling pipe, which twists off under the terrific strain. Research engineers are trying to make steel tough enough to withstand this strain and the chances are they will succeed. Deep wells now are tapping oil sands Inaccessible to drillers with old style equipment. The Humble Company got oil near Llrctte, 'La., at 12,168 feet and the Texas Company went to 12,300 feet in St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana for the Gulf coasts's deepest producer. The world's deepest oil well, 13,000 feet, or slightly more than two and a half miles into the earth's bosom, is in California. Geloglsts are not sure but they will bet oil will be found at the five mile level. The newly discovered Sparta Wilsox formation, which may bo the most prolific oil trend in tho Geologists say there are bound to be other oil formations deeper. So the race for long distance List Nominees Best Pictures and Actors 1938 Include British Br.own gymnasium in Cleburne ecutive committee will meet In I drilling soon may be underway. Tuesday evening ---- Corslcana won the early-season contest played here and reports from Clcburne are to the effect that tho Jackets will be out for revenge.... Cleburne enthusiasts state the Johnson count club has If proved to a marked degree since the Corslcana tussle. But so have the Junglebeasts. Jinx Tucker, Waco scribe, comments on tho voting against the Odd Follows by District 10-A members as follows: "Wo r -te here the IOOF Home was voted Hillsboro Monday night to discuss the admittance of Mexla and There are three good reasons possibly Ennls These two applications were before the committee recently and the application of Ennls was rejected while that of Mexla was ignored Should these two clubs bo Admitted it will be necessary to divide the district for tho season There Is considerable agitation, pro and con, among the district on this quiestion Whether the meeting tonight is merely for discussion of the questlton or for definite action remains to be seen. HUNDREDS DRAMAS UNFOLDED DAILY IN MAIL THAT REACHES HEADQUARTERS STATE POLICE qlyed, is statement was considered ioularly significant In view of cist agitation for concessions In 'Mediterranean and Africa. Tear IGas Break Riot Alabama Prison iONGOMBRY, Ala., Feb. 6.—C/P) barrage of tear gas and several 'a from shotguns were reported garden J. B. Lindsay today to i broken a riot, in Kllby prison, proxlmately 150 of Kllby's 1,600 staged'the riot in pro- __._jst rations. They were „ with knives taken from a ab,le kitchen. L — not determined Immedl- ,,. ..ether' the shotgun blasts Jured any convicts, By WDMMAM E. KEYS AUSTIN, Feb. 6.—<#)—A clerk dumps a wad of letters on a desk In state police headquarters dally and a hundred dramas, pathetic, tragic and some even humorous, unfold. | r While links are missing in tne stories of felons, missing persons, stolen property and other subjects of these grisly or appealing tales, officers can usually reconstruct what happened when a South Texas merchant fell victim of a check swindler,.a prisoner escaped from a jail or loved ones disappear from homes. ' ' _^^ Usually receipt' of these letters sets up a new chain of motion in each drama, 'Here is one from an Bast Texas sheriff searching for. a Mexican , wanted on a murder warrant. His name Is identical with hundreds of his nationality. He may have been deported because he was an alien when the crime was committed. Immigration authorities, nevertheless, join In the search. .A.feeble scrawl on cheap paper tells a story of a son or daughter who left home. Hundreds of bul- etlns are shown over the state in lopes of locating these nomads whose number runs to big figures. "Sometimes they are returned to their parents or relatives only to disappear again," says Joe S. Fletcher, director of the records bureau. "We suspect foul play—something has happened to my wife,' a distracted young husband writes. His theory is discounted. An In- vestlgation shows she left town with a former suitor. From Wharton comes fingerprints of a negro arrested for vagrancy. Experts pull out one of a thousand drawers, find his prints In the Identification bureau and discover he Is also wanted by federal authorities. It's on ever continuing drama of rapists, fugitives, embezzlers, burglars, stolen property and losl loved one. .... -patrolmen n and Montgom- " " with. riot and machine guns. The patrolmen put down the • tear gas barrage when the prisoners failed to heed Llndsey's orders to return to their cell blocks. • •The warden said the men fled' to their cells as the gas .spread. They had taken a stand before the prison, kitchen refusing to let any other prisoners, wardens or guards enter, ' Vl,. i.A» (.?.!,. iM. !'• L« ' ti ,,U, ill:. why business Is good at Whar- They are Marguerlta, Elblra and Manuel Lara, triplets, born Tan. 21, to Mr. and Mrs. Juan "ara. The town decked out in bunt- ng and farmers came from miles around to see the youngsters, Irat triplets born In the South Texas town. Merchants, who had been try- ng to get the farmers to town 'or a long time, reaped g harvest 'n new business. This and that department: The smart boys say O. J. S. Elllng- son, Texas prison 'system manager,' will stay on his job despite opposition from Austin. The famed nlckle plated road to hell, so named because it cost so much to build, leads up and not down. The highway runs from MoAllen to Reynosa, Mexico. Reynosa sits on top of a steep hill. NTewspaper men covering the Houston city hall say President Roosevelt may have given the county meat and potatoes (Frankfurter and Murphy) but the city hall got the hamburger (Phil Hamburger, 28, newly elected city commissioner). There are 230 oil fields in coastal Louisiana .and Texas.....Rep. Frank Howlngton of Comanche county wants the legislature 'to make the theft of peanuts a felony. The liberals in Texas—that free spending bunch that likes to wager a few bob on the horses and slake their thirst over the bar—are watching the legislature closely for signs of the return of horse racing and sale of liquor by the drink. Down in the coastal section Car Driver Bound Over Grand Jury B. W. Hagler was bound over to await tho action of the grand Jury Monday on bond of $760 on a charge of driving a oar while in toxlcatod. The arrest was made by City Officers K. V A, Blakney and P. B Davis and was transferred to the county by Deputy Sherlf: George T Brown and the complain' was filed before Judge A. B, Foster HOLLYWOOD, Feb. v.—v ,— Twelve thousand film folks, with th world as a kibitzer,' began choosing today the best picture and best actors of 1938. The list of nominees, compiled by the screen guilds, was released last night. The list disclosed an upswing In rival British movie- making that was something of a shock. Of the ten pictures named as possibly the best last year, two— "The Citadel" and "Pygmalion"— were British products, and a third, "Grand Illusion." was French. Two Britishers—Robert Donat and Leslie Howard—and Gallic Charles Boyer, shared nominations as the live best male players of 1938 with home-grown Spencer Tracy and James Cagny. A British discovery, Wendy Hiller, broke into the ranks of the five women nominated for the best feminine performances. And the literary pride of the British Isles, bewhiskcred George Bernard Shaw, was listed as doing one of the five best jobs of screen writing during the year. Ballots for final voting will be mailed out by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences Friday. Statuettes will be presented to the winners at the annual awards banquet the night of Feb. 23. Noticeable by her absence from the list of five actresses nominated was Lulse Rainer, only two- time winner In the 11-year history of acting awards. "Alexanders Ragtime Band," biggest money-maker of 1938, got In the list of ten best pictures, but Walt Disney's feature cartoon, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," a close rival for tho box- office championship, was not voted upon. WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.—</P>—I Arrival here next week of Dr. Oswaldo Aranha, Brazilian foreign minister, was viewed by some officials today as foreshadowing aggressive United States efforts to strengthen commercial ties with South America. Authorities have let It be known that conversations with Dr. Aranha would center around four principal points: 1. Finding a means of Increasing American sales to Bra;where German business last year crowded the United States Into second place. 2. Working out a cotton formula providing for some division of world markets. This undertaking if successful would be followed by efforts to arrange a conference of all cotton producing nations. 3. Resurveylng the defense situation, probably with discussion of leasing old United States destroyers to Brazil for naval training purposes and of assisting American manufacturers to supply airplanes to Brazil. 4. Some form of financial assistance to Brazil, through a direct loan with congressional approval, credits to American merchants selling to Brazil, a formula to- stabilize Brazilian currency, or some other means. No secret has been made of the fact Aranha would negotiate with Secretary Morgenthau in an effort to remove exchange restrictions hampering the sale of American goods in Brazil. The treasury department may lend the Southern republic some financial experts to assist in establishment of a central bank, and In taking other steps to reorganize its financial system. Some experts say Brazilian finances have been strained somewhat by the German barter methods which have in some cases made Brazil an unwilling purchaser of German goods at United States' exporters expense. Germany has been purchasing products for which payment is made in "askimarks," which Brazil can redeem only by taking German products of a quality and quantity not normally desired. Germany has In many cases acted only as a broker for Latin American products, selling these later In other countries. Henry Chalmers, commerce department trade expert, reported yesterday that the German barter system was meeting with Increasing difficulties in Latin America. He said that in general, even in the countries in which German trade had increased, the gains had been made at the expense of countries other than th United States. Germany's exports, he said, had not increased; In recent years as rapidly as those of the United States and Great Brlatin. FOLKLORE SECTION FEDERAL WRITERS PROJECT COLLECTING LARGE NUMBER OF TALL TALES where man can raise a thirst and get it quenched, they are especially Interested because gambling and horse racing mean big money to some people. Sentiment, In the coastal section is predominately In favor of a wide open state. Tourists and folks from other sections of the state want to play when they come . to town and those who make their money off the visitors want to have something to play with when company comes, The going has been tough on the boys In the backroom -for four years In Texan. Former Qov. James V, Allred kept the rangers and the L-men hot on the trail of the sin spots and' that mont, Port Arthur, Corpus Chrlstl, and Houston and Brownsville. Night club operators hope Gov. W. Lee O'Daniel will not be so strict about little things like a, jigger of whiskey or a good dice table. They hope the legislature will pass the local option sale by the drink bill and the horse racing bill. Those two things, business men In the free-spending towns says, will blow the breath, of life back Into business. Some towns in the coastal area maintain liquor and gambling are essential because of the strong competition of nearby Louisiana and the Mexican border. Beaumont, Port Arthur, the area around Orange, and Galveston, to some extent, have managed to keep fairly wide open. Some merchants'in these towns say it is necessary "to keep them open because of the 'stiff competition offered by free and easy Louisiana, which is just a hop, skip and jump away from the eastern section of tho state. Night club operators In Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Fort Uorth, say it Is difficult to bring big name bands to their clubs without selling liquor by the drink. . The big bands cost a lot of dough and Texans like a little stimulant along with their dancing. Judge Joseph C. Hutcheson, Jr., of the federal fifth circuit court of appeals, doesn't like to fish "because you have to sit too long In one place". ...Mayor Adrian Levy, of Galveston is a close friend of John Boles, the movie actor. They were classmates at the University of Texas....Golf- era think the Texas open at San Antonio early In February will have an Important bearing on the U. S. Walker Cup team this year ....Fishing Is getting good again around Freeport and Aransas Pass....Shrimp fishermen are hauling them in 30 miles off Galveston island. Trouble Is they don't know how long the shrimp will stay there, shrimp are. funny that way... By EDDY GILMOBE WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.— Collectors In the folklore section of the federal writers project said today they had collected enough tall tales to make the famous Burlington, Wls., liars club sound like a truth meeting. They came from all over the country. Nebraska has the story of Fe- bold Feboldson who experienced the year of the striped weather— It was both hot and rainy in alternating mile strips. The sun popped Febold's corn, and the rain washed the sugar from the sugar cane into the corn fields and Febold had sugared pop corn. Then there was Antoine Barada, who jumped so far In a jump- Ing contest his family had to wait three hours for dinner until he walked back. From the south came K story of Daddy Mention, who could es- cape from any chain gang In the world. He whirled his chains with such velocity he took off like a plane. Down in the southwest they found tht one about Big Sixteen, who was so tough he killed the dlvll and then found the devil's wife wouldn't have him. Stories on John Henry, the giant negro, turned up In many states and the federal writers have enough on him to get out a biography. One of the biggest whoppers ol all came from Indiana—the story of the hoop snake. The hoop snake rolled dowr hill with such force one day that he couldn't stop, crashed into a wagon, and plunged his fangs into an oaken shaft. The poison waa so strong the shaft swelled like balloon When the citizens got around, to cutting It, the swollen shaft yield ed 360 feet of lumber. HOUSE MUST DECIDE HOW FAR IT WANTS UNAMERICAN ACTIVITY PROBE TO GO BY APPROPRIATION Easy, convenient. Cheap - • Just By W. B. BAQSDAIJB , WASHINGTON, Feb. 6.— (IP)— The house now has to decide how many un-American facts it wants, Or, if put as bluntly as some house members do, It has to decide whether it wants headlines or facts from the Dies Investigating committee. The house voted last week to let the committee members go ahead. It gave them the same broad freedom of action they had last year. But last year the committee had only »25,000 to spend. Now it is asking »100,000. The request will be considered by the house accounts committee this week. Committee members asked for more money last year. They were turned down. Chairman Dies (D.- Tex.) said that he would go out And see if he could not find enough smoke to convince the house it should look Into the fire- bucket situation. He said he waa beset on all sides by opposition and hindrances, that government departments put obstacles in his way, that tho best he could hope to do was to show there was enough off-side play going on to warrant a full study of the whole situation. That was the idea to which .he turned after the inquiry started. By that time, he already was embroiled in disputes with cabinet officers and a hot fire of publicity was beating down on his committee. The committee's report to congress last month said, scores of had seen, or done, or heard. The headlines that carried them tr the country's newspaper reader set a lot of home-folks to won dering. Then «, block of organization with patriotic names went ti work. Members of congress be gan to get letters asking If i were true work of the commute was to be ended. Telegrams de manded that It be extended. When the Issue was pressei home In the house lost week, th committee won a renewal of It powers by an overwhelming vote Already Dies Is furnishing hi arguments for the htgHer appro prlatlon. One of the criticism last year was that the inquir was not through. Dies argued, h did not have enough money t hire 'the men needed to make complete study of any case. Spencer Corsets And Supports Individually Designed for Yon. MBS. C. B. LLOYD Phone 1514J 1000 Maplewood Ave. Notice I am trying to locate A. i Owens and Gertrude Beard, Any one knowing the whereabouts o Bell it .Quick Through Want Ada., hurt business tit Galveston. Beau- Phone Youc Want Ad to 198, witnesses, had, told pf tnipgn they. these peo UuBose, >ple, please Streetman, notify B. Texas, Bou Does Your. Radiator Leak? Then bring It by and let flush and repair It. Our prices are reasonable.— Herods Kadlato »WJtrical,_f^h and Main- Would Abolish Department. SAN ANTONIO, Feb. Representatives of six Texas ,asso- elated newspapers, meeting here restrday, rcommendd abolition of eh Texas department of agricul- ,ure, contending It work over- appcd that of the extension de- >artment nt Texas A. and M. Pat Mayse, publisher of the Paris News, presided over general sessions of the meeting, also at- endcd by representatives of ths 3an Angelo Times, published by Houston Harte; Abilene Reporter- tfews, BenrrJ Hanks, publisher; Corpus Chrlstl Caller-Times, Grady Klnsolving, publisher; Big Spring Kerald, Joe Galbralth, publisher, and Marsliall News-Messenger, Rl- "ey Cross, publisher. K. of P. Notice. Corslcana Lodge No. 6, Knights of Pythias, will confer the Page rank Tuesday night, February 7. All members urged to attend. Visiting Knights cordially invited. CLIFFOD B. HALEY, C. C. C. B. HALEY, K. R. & S. m More Baby Chicks Are Fed Bed Chain Chick Starter every year. It elves better results, Distributed By McCOLPIN GRAIN COMPANY _ Tolenhonn 470. _ Lockers Come In, make arrangement* for your looker and plant your garden, berries, corn and fruits, with view of storing and have fresh next winter. Ton kill your meat and .have fresh or cured any month In year. With this looker system you can produce your own foods and use for homo consumption. WALKER Frozen Food Private Lockers (Continued From Paee Onel hope to correct conditions they have criticized. Already Introduced are bills creating a land leasing board, removing the entire responsibility of sale and lease from the land com- 4 mlssioner, and placing venue on , vacancy suits in counties in which the land Involved is situated. Present law places venue of such litigation in Travis (Austin) county. The law has been subject to many attacks, opponents ,. claiming It is unfair to persons who occupied land found to be vacant or unsurveyed and upon hich the discoverer receives prior urchase right from the state not- ithstanding other persons may avo resided on It and paid ad alorem taxes for years. Vould Hold Down Immigration AUSTIN, Feb. 6.—(/P)—Tho Tejfr s house of representatives today assed without dissenting voto a - esolutlon asking congress to en- orce the immigration laws and revent a possible large influx f aliens into the nation and this tate. The resolution mentioned a New ork promoter's plan to settle 0,000 refugees on the sparsely- opulated plains of West Texas. : pointed out that state has a arge number of unemployed, any of them farmers, who are n relief rolls. Rep. DeWitt Kinard of Port rthur, author of the resolution, sserted he had heard of a move y federal officials to lift Immi- ratlon laws and permit a three- ear quoote of aliens to enter the 'nlted States in ono year. O'Daniel Answers Critics. AUSTIN, Feb. 6.— (IP)— Texans ad an expanded answer today o why Gov. W. Lee O'Daniel in eprieving the execution of a ne- ro said he did so In order that tic convict would suffer the dreadful punishment" of staring eath in the face for 50 days nd nights. In his Sabbath radio program ho chief executive said the statement was calculated to arouse lubllc interest in tho death pen- ,lty to which he is unalterably pposed. The answer came while the eglslature which has been both ritlcal of and receptive to some if the governor's policies prepar- td for another week's activities which might see new tests of igislatlvc-cxecutlve relationships. Pending in the senate were D'Daniel's appointments of Joe tunschlk of Austin as labor commissioner and Truett Smith of Tahoka as life Insurance commissioner. Also headed for pos- ible action in the senate was a louse approved bill allowing the old age pension administration to Jf , >orrow an additional $900,000 so >enslon grants won't have to be illced 28 per cent next month. ,*' '<•• ¥

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