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D39s -o tvel the $1 the rcts 300- Inds the '0C‘O )ten ents will ate !on Itt tz11 s! ea Trte r 1 7401 1 Fr 5 — -- — — — six Leased Wires Serve The Star-Telegram Exclusively Wth the Day's News of the World ct — ssoate rest OW' nternattona 1 News Service C onsoltdated Press A' Largest Circulation -in Texas OVER 175000 DAILY EIIISISWOULD MMMI1M 40101aMOMIUMMINNWMINONVONA FIFTY-NINTH YEAR NO 170 BRING BACK L LEGISLATORS conress Told to Expect E tra Session if Ttouble :1 Europe Again Acute Rcosovelt to Press for Neurlity Law's Repeal When r L a w makers Reconvene z1 WASHINGTON 3uly 19 t4'1—The goevelt Administration balked in its attempt to revise the neutrality la‘x at this session of Congress virvai:y served notice on the legislators IVednesday to stand react to respond to a special session call if Europe's troubles again grow acute A new crisis it was said at the VNnite House would most certainly result in such a call And it was add the Administration's advices Coin the foreign service indicated that such a crisis was a distinct postI'm certain of one thing" Stephen Early presidential secretary told reporters 'From the time Con-adjourns until it reconvenes in January the President will pray Is never before in all his life that I there will be no new crisis in Eurpe" Muth Public Discussion Mean m hile several Senators pre- I clcted much public discussion of the qiestion in the months ahead While no one apparently expected Presi- I dent Roosevelt to make his fight in i bon was postponed after a memorable battle of wills between Roosevelt and Senators This conflict reached its climax Tuesday night in an unusual White House conference attended by the Republican as well as the Democratic leadership of the Senate The Senators of both parties told the Chief Executive in definite langiiage tha' such was the temper and inclination of the Senate that to get the Adrninistration program up fcr action let alone obtain its passage was a legislative impossibility Roosevelt and Secretary of State li11 unwillingly yielded to the situation and the subject went over with the understanding that it would be the first item on the program then Congress reconvenes Would Repeal Embargo The Administration program calls first of all for tne repeal of the -- (rcEN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 5) Juarez Dry Edict Stirs City Strike JUAREZ Mexico July 19 (A) — Every Juarez business house closed its doors late Wednesday in an unprecedented protest strike against presidential orders banning sale of hard liquor in this Rio Grande border city Following a day of parades and rras meetings Juarez labor unions made the shutdown complete by sending bands of workers around tr those establishments remaining n7Pri and threatening forcible closu e it voluntary action was not -thcoming Late in the day it was impos -:e to purchase even a meal in !-- city Sleep t-or I Sale Sounds funny doe:nft it? But its true You can buy that precious artcle—or at least little gadgets that will male you so comfortable the sleep comes easily Sea the pege of pcfures nezt Sunday in The Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Pictorial Section) MEMEISIMIME10 Oliver Fairbrass 51 a farmer living near Omaha Neb had to get his hay in but had only one horse So he said he hitched himself up to the hay the way in which Woodrow Wilson uent on tour in support of the WASHINGTON July 19 01— Ieagie of Nations Senator Pittman President Roosevelt was reported Democrat Nevada said it would he Wednesday to have indorsed a pro-'quite natural" for the Chief Execu- Lye to "express his position with gran- of legislation designed to stim- - regard to neutrality legislation' in ' ulate bank loans to small- business any speeches he might make on the with Government assistance general welfare" Secretary Early Senator Mead of New York aupaszed word however that thelthor of a bill for Government in-President was not expected to dis- surance of business loans: Chairman CLSS neutrality on his forthcoming Wagner of New York of the Sentrip to the West Coasts ate Banking Committee Jesse If Opponents nt the Administration (Jones Federal Loan Administrator foreign policy announced their readi- and Emil - Schram RFC chairman ness to reply to any new appeal by I said in a joint statement issued aft-the AdmMistration Their slogan er a conference with Roosevelt that aould be said Senator Johnson no effort should be spared to meet Callfornia that this eountry wants the legitimate need of small business ro war" for working capital and for modern Memorable Battle ization of plant and equipment" Congressional action on the clues SENATE PASSES COTTON SURER WASHINGTON July 19 (—The Senate approved and sent to the House Wednesday legislation to extend the Government's all-risk crop insurance program to cotton growers Southern Senators won approval for expanding the program started in 1938 with wheat after telling the Senate that there was a "gentimen's agreement' the insurance would include cotton after a trial on wheat Under the Government insurance program administered by the Department of Agriculture growers can pay premiums and receive losses in wheat or cash equivalent The cotton program sponsored by Senator Bankhead of Alabama with support of Secretary Wallace would apply the same system Crop isurance advocates said 170- 000 wheat farmers insured production of 70000000 bushels during the first years' trial and that cotton growers faced the same crop hazards as wheat farmers They said the cotton insurance would be available for 2000000 cotton growers The Senate bill increases administrative funds for the crop insurance now limited to wheat from $5000000 to $12000000 Armour Maintains Strike Unjustified CHICAGO July 19 UP)—Armour & Co said Wednesday that in every respect it 'is conforming to the requirements of the National Labor Relations Board and no conditions exist which justify a strike" threatened by the CIO packing house work erg organizing committee The statement by George A Eastwood executive vice presictent of the company was the first by any major packer since a strike was authorized by a national meeting of the union here Sunday Don Harris national director of the PWOC replied in a statement setting forth: The fact that the city council of Chicago and the federal conciliator P W Chappell have asked Armour to meet with the PWOC is a direct refutation of Armour's claim that it is bargaining collectively with the PWOC at the present time" ORT FORT WORTH TEXAS Where the West Begins THURSDAY JULY 20 1939 1MilM They Got the Hay In —Associated Press Photo rick pulled until his eyes popped out and his wife drove They got the hay in Small Business Loan Legislation Indorsed lead told newsmen he would offer the substance of his business loan till as an amendment to the Administration's $28000000)0 lending measure He said he thought its chances wOuld be better if it were not submitted as separate legislation Jones told reporters that while he saw no particular need for legislation it would have a psychological effect and would "wake up a lot of people" to the fact they could 'borrow money for business purpose: I! The quartet announced Roosevelt had expressed the hope that the RFC under existing law would continue its efforts to put into effect substantially the substance Of the Mead bill Engineer Coughs Backs His Train Up Hill to Find Dislocated Teeth SANTA FE N M July 19 (— Engineer Albee rolled down Embudo Hill bringing his train into Santa Fe from Alamosa Colo over the narrow gauge tracks of the D & R G W He leaned from the engine cab coughed Pop! Out went his false teeth Albee stopped his train threw in the reverse bar and backed up Embudo Hill to hunt the missing molars Train crew passengers and Albee searched the right of way diligently before Passenger E D Casan located the missing plate Albee flicked off a stray cinder climbed aboard and pulled Into Santa Fe on time State Corporation Commissioner Robert Valdez soberly decreed Wednesday railroads must keep their right of way clear to facilitate finding of wigs teeth glass eyes and other detachable objects RELOCATION VOTED ON LAMPASAS HIGHWAY LAMPASA July 19—The Lampasas County commissioners court has reconsidered the matter of securing right of way for the relocation of U S Highway 190 from Lometa to the Red Bluff bridge on the Colorado River The court voted to furnish the right of way for the highway after refusing to do so a week ago An election also was ordered on a $10000 bond issue to purchase right of way and fence the relocated road LIBEL ACTIONS FILED MONROE La July 2Q (11))—S ta te Senator James A Noe former Governor and candidate for Governor Wednesday filed affidavits against two Monroe and Shreveport newspaper publishers alleging criminal libel as a result of an article published in Monroe newspapers in connection with the Louisiana oil investigation The Weather POIMilMlk Sun rises Thursday at 5:34 o'clock West Texas—Partly cloudy Thursday probably scattered thundershowers in southwest portion East Texas—Fair Thursday T'R: STAR:TLErRAM A FORT WORTH OWNED NEWSPAPER THREE CITY DEFEHEADS REPLACED Holland Flickwir Ferguson Are Retired by Council in Long-Rumored Shake-Up By Unanimous Vote Rouer Gilmartin and Birdsong to Be Retained in Posts Heads of three municipal departments were replaced at Wednesdays City Council meeting and City Attorney Rouer Corporation Court Judge Gilmartin and City Secretary-Treasurer Birdsong were reappointed The long-rumored shakeup in city personnel brought the following changes: Appointment of W S Cur lee deputy United States collector of internal revenue as city tax assessor-collector replacing Walter B Holland who has served for the last 18 months Cur lee will assume his duties about Aug 1 Appointment of Dr Burke Brewster school health physician as director of the city's health and welfar department succeeding ailing Dr A H Ilickwir who is to be retired at full pay Dr Brewster will take over the new post about Aug 15 Or 20 Fire Chief Emeritus Appointment of Capt C C Killian as chief of the fire department Chief S Ferguson was given the title of tire chief emeritus at half pay Elevation of W C Hoffman a collector in the delinquent tax department to the place of assistant tax assessor-collector at a salary of $250 a month He will be acting head of the department until Cur lee takes over and during that period will sit as a member of the Board of Equalization The changes in administrative personnel were announced at the council meeting by Acting City Manager Kemble who gave other key officials of the city government a pat on the back and assured them they would be retained Reappointment Unanimous Reappointment of Rouer Gilmar tin and Birdsong was by unanimous vote of the council In accordance with the city charter Rouees reappointment was made upon recommendation of the acting city manager Mayor Harrell announced that no further changes are contemplated by the council and said he hoped his statement would put an end to recurring "shakeup" rumors Kemble told the council he intended to have a thorough audit made of books and accounts of Municipal Airport He said he would advise the councilmen later of the results of the investigation Carrying into effect of Kemble's recommendation for continuing Dr Flickwir on full pay and Chief Ferguson on half pay will require a special salary appropriation by the council Kemble said his appointments were made after consultation with Sam H pothwell who will come here from Sweetwater to take over the city managership on Aug Barrett to Continue ' 'It Is Bothwell's desire that any changes in departments that have been operating unsatisfactorily should be made before his arrival insofar as possible and other department heads should be reassured of their position" Kemble said Kemble said also that Dr I P Barrett actin- head of the health department will continue in that position until Dr Brewster takes charge of the department Dr Barretts retention in his regular position of assistant director xvill be "up to Dr Brewster" Kemble said Curlee will be permitted to reemploy Holland for a place in the tax department if he desires Kemble asserted Ex-Wife Kidnaper Caught by Police In Massachusetts NORTHAMPTON Mass July 19 VP)--Massachusetts state police announced James J Kehoe wanted on a charge of kidnaping his divorced wife from her present husbands side was captured late Wednesday at New Salem about 20 miles from the scene of the alleged abduction Kehoe and his former wife Mrs Bernice Beckwith who apparently was unharmed were found in a cabin by state troopers who immediately started with them for Northampton The woman divorced Kehoe six years ago The capture came only a short time after Acting Police Chief George J Bernier had announced warrants ' charging kidnaping larceny and armed robbery were sworn out against Kehoe -k5f 111EM SIXTEEN PAGES Stars From Hollywood Arrive for Opening of Casa Manarta Comedian Ray Bolger and Frances Langford Singer Here BY BESS STEPHENSON The Hollywood star parade moved in on Fort Worth Wednesday as Casa Manana went into dress rehearsals for its fourth annual Summer opening Friday night Rubber-legged Hay Bolger generally recognized as the greatest of comedy dancers came in by air at 8:30 a m Frances Langford diminutive doll of the screen and airways arrived with her low and haunting contralto voice by train at 2:40 p tn With her was Jon Hall bronzed and broad-shouldered hero of the movie "Hurricane" who is per husband When Russ Morgans orchestra reaches here late Thursday or early Friday the star lineup for this year's Casa Manana opening will be complete Already in town and with rehearsals behind them are the galaxy of supporting acts for Casa Mariana and Pioneer Palace Already fitted for costumes and trained in the intricacies of this year's elaborate show routine are the 70 showgirls and dancers culled from the beauty crop all over Texas Frances Langford veteran of live motion pictures six years on the radio and annual forays into Eastern theaters stepped off the train Wednesday the picture of a little girl in a big hat She looked all of 15 She is 5 feet 3 inches tall weighs 103 pounds and has a pair of ankles as trim as anything you ever saw in the silk stocking ads Her skin is sun-brown from a yachting trip with her husband On their 40-foot sailboat "The Moonglow" They spent two weeks sailing off the Pacific Coast Both expert sailors they were their own crew Miss Langford is a sort of 'Cinderella girl" of the airways In six years she acquired international fame and money—and now she has Jon Hall The two met for the first lime (a split second meeting) when he completed the movie "Hurricane" (TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2) BRITAIN ADDS TO DEFENSES v Associated Press Britain added new touches to her defenses and those of the British-led bloc of nations Wednesday while in the Far East British-Japanese negotiations remained deadlocked Tokio government sources said however that Britain had indicated willingness to agree "in principle" that a state of war exists in China —which would be virtually the same as granting belligerent rights to Japan even though a declaration of war never has been made But British Ambassador Sir Robert Leslie Craigie was said to have been unwilling in an angry conference with Foreign Minister Hachiro Arita to promise Britain's active assistance in controlling anti-Japanese terrorism in China Further talks were postponed until Friday although there were further developments in the British-Japanese quarrel at Tientsin where the Japanese have blockaded the British and French concessions since June 14 The Japanese military said a "new step" against the concession was planned it British "persist in aiding" Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek Shipping and other matters continued to irritate relations of the two powers With an eye to trouble spots both in the Far East and Europe Britain moved for stronger military defenses on several fronts Royal Air Force bombers soared over France on another practice flight as Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood hinted similar flights might be made over British allies such as Poland Greece Rumania and Turkey The admiralty disclosed British (TURN 'ro PAGE 2 COLUMN 4) Grand Jury May Hear Leche Again BATON ROUGE July 19 (')— Appearing before the East Baton Rouge grand jury Wednesday as a federal investigation of Louisiana's $100000000-a-year oil business was started in New Orleans former Governor Richard W Leche emerged two hours later with an Indication that he might still be recalled to testify District Attorney Dewey Sanchez of East Baton Rouge Parish asked about a report the parish grand July had requested a recess in its probe into Louisiana State University affairs said the jury had decided to continue deliberations until it concluded its investigation and would adjourn only for weekends or brief periods for gathering necessary materiaL Gentlemen will notice the sun-tanned little girl in the big white hat stepping off the train at the T and P Station Ladies will notice the bronze broad-shouldered young man behind here She is Frances Langford singing star -of 'Casa Mariana He is Jon H41101ef 4lausband who —Photo by Star-Telegram starred in the movie "Hurricane" They're here for two weeks at Fort Worth's famed outdoor cafe-theater - She will sing and hell watch from the sidelines His contract with SamuI Goldwyn says 'No personal appearances" Miss Michigan Fails to Discover Pitfalls (Editor's Note:: Sent to the World's Fair as "Miss Michigan Aviation') by Governor Luren Dickinson who recently crilicized the "hellish" perils of "high life" he found at a conference of Governors in Albany and New York Miss Wit to Sheridan sought to find the places and things her State's chief executive condemned In the following story written for the New York Journal and American and International News Service Miss Sheridan tells what she found in a tour of Broadway and New York's night clubs) BY WILL° SHERIDAN International News Service Correspondent NEW YORK July19—Don't mention sin to me Don't tell me about the hellish perils of New York City Don't try to tell me'that fatal pitfalls await the young girl who dares to venture out after dark I am writing this at 4 a m after a whirlwind inspection of New York's gay spots and naturally I'm drowsy so don't blame me if this story doesn't win the Pulitzer prize After visiting the night spots— six of them—I 'must declare with all due apologies to Governor Dickinson that I didn't see a thing that even my mother who is pretty strict could possibly object to I didn't see a single person acting drunk and I certainly didn't see any innocent young girls on the "hellish brink" All I could observe was a lot of nice people apparently having a lot of fun exactly as they would in the good places of Detroit where I work Everywhere I went to my great amazement everyone seemed to know who I was and all about the Governor's statements about New York Ever since I started out I've been kidded' to death about it all and by this time I am getting a little tired of being called the girl who came to New York looking for sin" didn't come here for any such reason at all I came here because had been picked to publicize a Michigan airplane company at the aviation building at the Worlds Fair This has been the most wonderful the most unforgettable night of my life ever since I started out I've met people I've read about all my life—celebrities that never existed for me except in newspapers and magazines At one club I met Frank Buck and George Rector and Shep Fields the orchestra leader and Teddy (TURN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 83 THINK IT OVER BY H M STANSIFER THE longer you pet a I grudge the meaner it grows SEVEN STORES BURN AT IIHOME Picture on Page 2-) RHOME July 19—An oil stove exploded in a cream station here shortly after I p m Wednesday and fire that followed destroyed seven buildings Two volunteer fire-fighters were overcome fighting the blaze After raging for more than an hour the fire was brought under control by the Decatur and Bridgeport fire departments and scores of Rhome residents who were called to the scene by Mrs Glen McCrary telephone operator In addition to the cream station buildings destroyed were a hotel grocery store barber shop garage and ' two empty buildings - The fire for a time threatened the entire town - Rhome residents formed a bucket brigade to fight the blaze since there is no organized fire department here The volunteer fighters who ' were overcome from heat from the intense blaze were Claud Russell and Leroy May both of Rhome' The local residents' work was credited with keeping the fire from spreading across Highway 81 Clearing to Start For Denison Dam DENISON July 19 (A--Clearing of 636 acres of timber land at the Denison clam site will get under way by Aug 1 it was announced here Wednesday after army engineers opened 15 bids on the work : Bids will be opened here Thursday for abstract work in buying about 2000 acres at the dam site in Texas and Oklahoma Bids also may be called for this week on excavating 3000000 cubic yards of earth for outlet works to be started about the middle of September d Work e lofn ththeew$05rOld87s2e9cOnnedayahregn est is expected to get under way early in the Spring MORNING COMPLETE MARKETS MP BNOIMMNOM PRICE 5 CENT BOOTTRACKS CLEW IN SPUR MAN'S DEATH High Heel Prints Discovered Where W J Dickson 64 Was Found Fatally Beaten Victim Recently Had Sold Store and Was En Route to California by Auto HOLBROOK Ariz July 19 (— Discovery that someone wearing high heel boots participated in the struggle in which Walter J Dickson 64 former Texas merchant was fatally beaten complicated efforts of officers Wednesday to solve tl2e mystery Dickson who recently sold a small store near Spur Texas was en route to California in an automobile towing a trailer When he was attacked with robbery apparently the motive Sheriff Divelbess said the attack occurred about midnight Saturday Dickson unconscious and badly bat tered was found Tuesday off United States Highway 66 near the Painted Desert country and five miles from his automobile He died in a Winslow Ariz hospital Tuesday night The mystery was heightened when Divelbess recalled that a one-legged cowboy Labe Hitson was clubbed to death recently on the Jamieson ranch in the vicinity of where Dickson was beaten and that an automobile parts salesman disappeared several weeks ago after leaving Holbrook for Gallup N M Still Unsolved Both cases still are unsolved Divelbess reported evidence of a terrific struggle in a field about 50 feet and across a wire fence from the Dickson car-Dickson who had on no slapfswlagpfound was barefoot at the time of the struggle Divelbess said - There were tracks of two other men believed to be hitch-hikers whe previously had been seen with Dickson besides those of a man wearing cowboy boots The man wearing boots Divelbess said ran from the scene and 150 feet away tossed a heavy revolver into a clump of bushes Handles of the revolver were found on the car floor and it was believed Dickson had been clubbed with the gun's butt The weapon had been snapped twice and Divelbess expressed the belief the owner tried to shoot Dickson before using the gun as a club Ben M Dickerson a farmer near Spur a brother of the slain man drove through the night to Holbrook and said funeral services probably would be held here Name Spelling Changed 7 Dickerson explained that his brother had adopted the spelling of his name Dickson three or foul-years ago although the family name is Dickerson Two sisters Mrs Ode Ristum Baird Texas and Mrs Maggie Edwards San Bernardino Cal also survive Dickson who went to Spur in 1937 operated a country store at the Red Mud community 10 miles southwest of that place for a little more than a year He sold the merchandise and leased the store building and fixtures last week to W D Baker his brother said Dickson was a widower without children He was a resident of California 20 years before reiurning to Texas two years ago Prior to that time he was a member of the police force in Galveston Dickson was identified by a Masonic lodge card issued in Spur and by a bank book which showed that he deposited $788 at San Bernardino Cal in 1937 Marion Talley Is Awarded Partial Custody of Child NEW YORK July 19 (dP)--Marion Talley former opera star Wednesday was awarded the custody of her 5-year-old daughter for nine months of each year after a bitter custody suit in State Supreme Court Referee Richard P Lydon recommended that the father Adolrh Eckstrom have the child for three months Lydon's recommendation must be approved by Supreme Court Justice Alfred Frankenthaler before it becomes final Eckstrom's lawyer Frank Delaney said through an associate that ail appeal would be made if Judge Frankenthaler accepted the referee's recommendation which usually is followed in such cases Judge Frankenthaler was on vacation and further court action might be postponed for several months Delaney's associate said I i 0 1 1 ' :z: fuel the t Fli $1 rnp- - :-- --L the 1: rces '' 300- t Inds ' d se 1 : the i 10 '0C‘O )ten ents ' I will ices ate In Co t' - E q ” r I elt 1 Iv 'It : Ie trte Vr9A Pk E0- dv ITS A — la ‘ 1 t:ai' tort Ip011 roPe A 1 W hit res: adie Corn kthat a bill p hen told in Ji I as 11 thert r-ce ME Ad:cte qles1 T ro c Ident the I V en1 Lea g ' qUil L‘e rea1 04 a-v ! gene ca sit Pres cuss ' trlp tore! ness the w oui Calif ro NV ' Co L 7 Lon able velt react 13 II a:ten as th Sena Th the ( — I Inch get t fcr a a ge - Roos li'll uatio with be ti 1 u her I r ny I first 1 I crc I 1: I 1 Ju JL f Ever e ItA C pre I I pre! 1 ! hard i der vs Fo ti rras 7 : Math N YLitrid t 71 li lr t i1 n7etn 4i011MMOMMNIMEI EMINSIONIIM :4 1 I on nT Tol They Got the Hav In ' THREE c I Ty r--------rom Hollywood Arrive Stars From d ) DIM 1 I nACI(S 4 for Opening of Casa Manana cLEIN IN SPUR 4 DEPT HEADS Comedian Ray Boicrer and - - o ) 0 42 - ' ' - - b 1 4J1 efIN At Ile Fiances Langford hre IICATLI f ---- R E P LA C ED Singer Here Sinb - --4- -- r- el ' '' e-see' '' a ' '-'eletee 'a i ee a ' e e e eeeeeteiteiat eaa 't — ' s' 0 ca saa 1 MAIII LI LI LH I 11 t 44 - - 4 BY BESS STEPHENSON 1 1 vIto i I - : 11" nd — Holla lickwir Ferguson he Hollywood star parade moved in e'e 51r' - a High Heel Prints Discovered ri' è' 'a:1 F n Casa Manana went into dreee re on Fort Worth Wednesday as - Nee'-! e el Are Ret 44 r 1) ired by Council in hearsals for its fourth annual-Sum- ' - - Where W J Dickson 64 ' i r -y ‘1-- IF a ' 1 - mer opening Friday night te -4 t 0cu 7 Long-Rumored Shake-Up m s : :-1::---:- - ---- - ii - Was Found Fatally Beaten 1-it k --) - xk- - T777--m- - Rubber-legged Ray Bulger gen- be' e at e e e ee eaceee - e -i?-1'' k s s-Aosi erally recognized as the greatest of 1$ ' - 'se kees e fe etke a eaeaaska e:- ' are'" t eg VA 04easi e a Seealrk By Unanimous Vote Rouer c8omoedaymdancers came in by air at ' Ni:kq 'a- - a :- s ' (-77!7ae 0 a'ease )-‘ ee t is e ‘ - - -- etee-e ea- efeeeeef :: :- -- 1 -4 Victim Recently Had Sold irt: 1 - 1 --- - A - Frances Langford diminutive doll ee 45 t Store and Was En Route -44-0 t Gilmartin and Birdsong sIstesl v-::::- - - of the screen and airways arrived Wee'eallikaaaaa-'ea - e 'el 11- to Be Retained in Poss with her low and haunting eat eare eon : eaeee tat ea- i1aZa a :a:a ge e to California by Auto 1 te t contralto lit:":-:k- :' - With her was Jon Hall bronzed voice by train at 2:40 p tn '''e! aanaae:aSae-- ' a:a - - se a a - — i i g t se - ----'' - e - :elicireti e ' " e ::rtgeseeec Heath -- e eae-Wolea- ds of three municipal depart- and broad -shouldered hero of the e g e HOLBROOK Ariz July 19 OK- t A - 140'wep - ' movie "Hurricane" Who is per hus- Welai:L'aaae ae -- -: e - to - ments were replaced at Wednesday 'ea Discovery that someone wearing band k: ' ' ' ' ' ) ) eerie -ea 441: ests City Council meeting and City At- eeevea -aeteee: 1 5 ' - e - ea' e'e a' - t 1 h heel boots participated e a g P P 0ww3""t ke torney Rouer Corporation Court When Russ Morgan's orchestra A hi ated in th seee:aee- - e -e : a 3 I' 'Nt- ': s tve- - Judge Gilmartin and City Secretary- reaches here late Thursday or early ' eakeeewe aaee:::e- e e struggle in which Walter J Dick- Y' ea:eve e : ee a : e - Fridae the star lineup for this hepelaeastraesa IMsAabineraehnai nda dy opening iz nmtionA:erne azettnihld: 11esea '':1: ' '--a Treasurer Birdsong were reap- es ' ' :‘ son 64 former Texas merchant was Zeeageeeee jareafa'-Ua" ee I ‘ - pointed 7 ' e e'el at ic)srme a aaeeaa Seeeee - e a : i:s fatally beaten complicatedefforts of s t: v V - 11 e The long-rumored shakeup in city :13N l a-- r eeeeeee :: - ' : - lesteelM - - 41 e officers Wednesda to solve tl y 2e 2 personnel brought the following ' a' e41 re - - 4 --eereeateee‘ a '' - : changes: galaxy of supporting acts for Casa a mystery- Dickson who recently sold a small z'- s ------ de------ Appointment of W S Curlee dep- Manana and Pioneer Palace ai'::' '::)::e :e- : ae -- ' : - - e TtP:::?'s- ::: - 4:ea:M:Y ' edral"'""161 1 : 1:: la: :- e' - e:Eefeeeee'-a ea e‘ - uty United States collector of inter- Already fitted for costumes and 41 store near Spur Texas was en ' ' ' - - - nal revenue as city tax assessor- trained in the intricacies of this :- s a collector replacing Walter B Hot- year elaborate show routine are -: route to California in an automo- - : Oliver Fairbrass 51 a farm- -Associated Press Photo land who has served for the last the 70 showgirls and dancers culled e ci:' bile towing a trailer When he was ng er livi near Omaha Neb had 18 months Curlee will assume his from the beauty crop all over Texas e attacked with robbery apparently to get his hay in but had only rick pulled until his eyes popped duties about Aug 1 Frances Langford veteran of live the motive one horse So he said he out and his wife drove They Appointment of Dr Burke Brew- motion pictures six years on the ' Sheriff Divelbess said the attack hitched himself up to the hay got the hay in stele school health physician as di- radio and annual forays into East- - f' occurred about midnight Saturday rector of the city's health and wel- ern theaters stepped off the train tee 4 Dickson unconscious and badly bate ' ' fare department succeeding ailing Wednesday the picture of a little lriin - tered was found Tuesday off Unit- Small Business LoAn Dr A H Ilickwir who is to be ed States Highway 66 near the a big hat She looked all retired at full pay Dr Brewster sigif n xhvfamrnncgieost tall w ei g h s e ' a Painted Desert country and five S will take over the new post about She i s 5 feet 3 husband iodh o miles from his automobile He died i - r 20 108 pou and has a pair of ankles - - in a Winslow Ariz hospital Tues- - Legislation Indorse Aug 15 or Chief Emeritus as nds trim as anything you ever saw day night in the silk stocking ads Her skin a4gt or oi trip - The mystery was heightened when Appointment of Capt C C Killian I ki s1 i tIstiluonah-teb rr 'The on s m a n y wtheir yac hting t i n 0 -f : A : s r Divelbess recalled that a one-legged as chief of the fire department Chief a r 5 i S Ferguson was given the title of i cowboy Labe Hitson was clubbed e ief emeritus at half pay sailboat l' to death recently on the Jamieson a : WASHINGTON July 19 a fire chra- Mead told newsmen he would of-1 They spent two weeks sailing off the Pacific Coast Both expert sail- ranch in the vicinity of where Dick- e v W' ff President Roosevelt was reported fer the substance of his business I Eleation of C Ho man a ore they were their Own crew kt son was beaten and that an auto- - loan till as an amendment to the collector in the delinquent tax de- mobile parts salesman disappeared An Wednesday to have indorsed a pro- ministration $2 800 000 000 lend- partment to the place of assistant ' Langford is a sort of "Cin- - - s Miss derella girl" of the airways In six several weeks ago after leaving Hol- a tram of legislation designed to stim- mg measure He said he thought its tax assessor-collector at a salary Gentlemen Will notice the -Photo by Star -Telegram brook for Gallup N M of $250 a elate bank loans to small- business chances wauld be better if it were month He will be acting years she acquired international sun-tanned little girl in the big starred in the movie "Hurtle- Still Unsolved e with Government assistan head of the department until Curlee ce not submitted as separate legisla- fame and T money-and now she has white hat stepping off the train cane" They're here for two Senator Mead of New York au- - non takes ON'Pr and during that period Both cases still are unsolved e Jon Hall at the la and P Station Ladies weeks at Fort Worths famed will sit as a member of the Board Divelbess reported evidence at a ihor of a bill for Government in-I Jones told reporters that while he The two met for the first lime will notice the bronze broad- - outdoor cafe-theater - She will terrific struggle in a field about 50 zurance of business loans: Chairman saw no particular need for legisla- ()fEcluallzation- (a split second meeting) when he shouldered young man behind sing and hell Watch from the The i ' administrative feet and across a wire fence from - ' Wagner of New York of the Sen- lion it IAould have a psychological changes n completed the movie "Hurricane" here She is Frances Langford sidelines His contract with Sam- personnel were announced at the the Dickson car- Dickson who had ale Banking Committee Jesse H effect and would -wake up a lot of ' --- singing star let Cssa Mariana He yet Goldwyn says 'No personal council meeting by Acting City Man- on no eleoegevaagatfound was hare- - Ionee Federal Loan Administrator people" to the fact they could 'bor- cruRN TO PAGE 2 COLUMN 2) is Jon ' liallejtee alausband who appearances" it ager Kemble who gave other key foot at the time of the struggle i and Emil Schram RFC chairman1 row money for business pc-fleece: officials of the city government a Divelbess said a - '' i id in a joint statement issued aft- The quartet announced Roosevelt i pat on the back and ould be retained assured them 31 There were tracks of two other lawwould c - a conference with Roosevelt that had expressed the hope that the they w men believed to be hitch-hikers whe " no effort should be spared to meet RFC under existing on- NI iSS ichikan Fails- previously had been seen with Dick-- - he legitimate need of small business tinue its efforts to put into effect Reappointment Unanimous the Reappointment of Rouer Gilmar ‘ son besides those of a man wearing or working capital and for modern- substantially the substance of t cowboy boots zation of plant and equipment" Mead bill tin and Birdsong was by unanimous The man wearing boots Divelbes vote of the council In accordance - to Discover Pl falls said ran from the scene and 150 TO DEFENSES with the city charter Rouees re- feet away tossed a heavy revolver sENATE pAssEs Endineer CoucchY md s b b appointment e n a tio n o fw the c maaLcilTo upon pocity n r emc oamn -- into a clump of bushes Handles of t ish" perils of "high life" he found at a conference of Governors in - 1 eget (Editor's Note:: Sent to the Worlds Fair as "Miss Michigan Avia- the revolver were found on the car Backs His rain further changes are contemplated Mayor Harrell announced that no — w 13 v Associated Peesv ' tion" by Governor Luren Dickinson ho recently criticized the "hell- floor and it was believed Dickson had been clubbed with the guns by the council and said he hoped Albany and New York Miss Wino Sheridan sought to find the places butt Britain added new touches to her and things her State's chief executive condemned In the g The weapon had been snapped yar 1 1 I " hi ti d following his statement vvould put an end to twice and Divelbess expressed the defenses and those of the British-led story written for the New York Journal and American and Interna coTToN suRETI Up 11111 tO r Id ind recurring "shakeup" rumors d- Kemble to the council h- bloc of nations Wednesday while in tional News Service Miss Sheridan tells what she found in a tour of belief the owner tried to shoot Did e inten the Far East British-Japanese nego- ise that Britain had indicated International News Service a drove through the night to Holbrook Ben M Dickerson a farmer near Dslocated ' f eet r Airport He said he would advi however f of books khsa 11' en da accounts h 0 fa uNdi ui tn ime iapdael tiations remained deadlocked Tokio government sources' said BroBadywawylaLnidoNseHwEIRrolDrkAsNn Spur a brother of the slain man night clubs) son before using the gun as a club WASHINGTON July 19 al:I-The -7- willingness to agree in principle the councilmen later of the results "" Correspondent 1 and said funeral services probably l' --- Senate approved and sent to the of the investigation that a state of war exists in China would he hela here - SANTA FE N M July 19 (rla- Carrying into effect of Kemble's -which would he virtually the same NEW YORK July19-Don't men- - House Wednesday legislation to ex- Name Spelling Changed 7 - Engineer Albee rolled down Erne recommendation for continuing Dr as granting belligerent rights to Ja- tion sin' to me Don't tell me about - e Lend the Government's all-risk crop budo Hill bringing his train into Flickwir on full pay and Chief Fere pan even though a declaration of Dickerson explained that his insurance program to cotton grow- Santa Fe from Alamosa Colo over guson on half pay will require a war never has been made the he Don't tr llish perils of New York City ' 'll brother had adopted the pelling of i 'i trs the narrow gauge tracks of the D special salary appropriation by the But British Ambassador S y r Robert to tell me that fatal pit- his name Dickson three or four i i i ii iii ii ' ii H I I I r Ye ' ars ago although the family name I Southern Senators won approval & R G W falls await the young girl who dares is Dickerson - '1 He leaned from the engi council ne cab Kemate said his appoi Leslie Craigie was said to have been ntments unwilling In an angry conference to venture out after dark lor expanding the program started Two sisters Mrs: Ocie Risturn ! coughed Pop! Out went his false were made after consultation with with Foreign Minister Hachiro Arita n 1938 with wheat after telling the I am writing this at 4 a rit after Baird Texas and Mrs Maggie Ed- Sam H pothwell who will come to promise Britain's active assistance whirlwind inspection of New ward' San Bernardino Cal Senate that there was a "gentimen s teeth ' Albee stopped his train threw in here from Sweetwater to take over in controlling anti-Japanese terror- a Picture on Page 2) survive w also 11 agreement" the insurance would in- York's gay spots and naturally I'm - e the reverse bar and backed up Em- the city managership on Aug 1 ism in China drowsy so don't blame me if this - Dickson who went to Spur iii I- lude cotton after a trial On wheat budo Hill to hunt the missing molars Barrett to Continue Further talks were postponed tin- story doesn't win the Pulitzer prize RHOME July 19-An oil stove 1937 operated a country store at l' Under the Government insurance Train crew passengers and Albee ' 'It is Bothwell's desire that any til Friday although there were fur- After visiting the night spots- A exploded in a cream station here program administered by the De- searched the right of way diligently changes in departments that have liter developments in the British- - shortly after 1 p m Wednesday and the Red Mud community 10 miles t 3artment of Agriculture growers before Passenger F D Casan located been operating unsatisfactorily Japanese quarrel at Tientsin where six of them-I 'must declare with fire that followed destroyed seven southwest of that place for a little f' :an pay premiums and receive losses the missing plate - should be made before his arrival the Japanese have blockaded the all due apologies to Governor' Dick- buildings Two volunteer fire-fight- more than a year He sold the F n wheat or cash equivalent Albee flicked off a stray cinder insofar as possible and other de- British and French concessions since inson that I didn't see a thing that merchandise and leased the store ers were overcome fighting the blaze building and fixtures last week to The cotton program sponsored by climbed aboard and pulled into partm strict e s nt heads should be reassured June 14 The Japanese military said even my mother who is pretty Vir D Baker his brother said Senator Bankhead of Alabama with m of their position" Keble said a new step" against the concession ct could possibly object to After raging for more than an hour the fire was brought under upport of Secretary Wallace would Santa Fe on time State Corporation Commissioner Kemble said also that Dr I P was planned it British "persist in I didn't see a si Dickson was a widower without e per nglson act- control by the Decatur and Bridge- children He was a resident of Cal apply the same system Robert Valdez soberly decreed Wed- Barrett actin e head of the -health aiding" Generalissimo Chiang Kai- ing drunk and I certainly clidu t see port fire de artments and scores of - Rhome residPents who were called' to ifornia 20 years before reiurning to L: Crop isurance advocates said 170- nesday railroads must keep their department will continue in that shek Shipping and other matters any innocent young girls on the Texas two years ago Prior to that i MO wheat farmers' insured produc- right of way clear to facilitate find- position until Dr Brewster takes continued to irritate relations of the "hellish brink" - - the scene by Mrs Glen alcCrary tele ion of 70000000 bushels during the Ing of wigs teeth glass eyes and charge of the department Dr Bar- two powers All I could observe MIAS a lot of force in Galveston ephone operator time he was a member of the police - lirt years' trial and that cotton retts retention in his regular po- With an eye to trouble spots both nice people apparently having a lot - In addition to the cream station ee ar st ape - 1 buildings destroyed were a hotel Dickson was identified by a Ma- rowers faced the same crop hazards other detachable objects in F Ea nd Euro Britain of fun exactly as they would in — eta sition of assistant director evill be th wh farmers OCATION VOTED ON - "up to Dr Brewster " Kemble said Curlee will be pe'rmitted to re-' moved for strong on several fronts er military defenses the good places of Detroit where rk grocery store barber shop garage by a bank book which showed that is eat REL scinic lodge card issued in Spur and They said the cotton insurance Everywhere to m and 'two empty buildings - he deposited $788 at San Bernal-- Royal Air Force bombers soared veyere I went y great aould be available for ?000 000 cot - AY i LAMPASAS HIGHWAY employ Holland for a place n the The fire for a time threatened dino Cal in 1937 ' over France on another practice amazement everyone seemed to th nte t — e-eee Tee Spnnto hill in- tax de - partment if he desires Kem- — -3 11 L— L at — e eirriwn falley Is - ed Partial Idy of Child July 19 (dP)--Marion opera star Wednesd the custody of her hter for nine months cter a bitter custody preme Court t ird P Lydon recom- father Adoirb Eck- he child for three nmendation must be toreme Court Justice ithaler before it beKyer Frank Delaney n associate that an be made if Judge iccepted the referee's which usually is h eases nthaler was on vacar court action might several months De- salt 19 i I - 1 - — -k5 '9 - i ' i' Ilk Six Leased Wires Serve The Star-Telegram- Ex-clu—svely-w-Wth the Da)s News of the Wortd--- Assoda-ted Press (Four) International' News Ser-olce Cons- ofidated Prisi i i 1 Largest Circs ulation 0 1 :11 FORT WO I': TH STARITE1-4iFIGARDAhlt te---4--(51R N I N G 1 in Texa d 0 1 OVER 175000 DAILY COMPLETE MARKETS it A FORT WORTH C)VNED NEWSPAPER - -3: 1 kel the FIFTY-NINTH YEAR NO 170 FORT WORTH TEXAS Where the West Begins THURSDAY JUL' 20 1939 SIXTEEN PAGES PRICE 5 CENT 3' k - 10??fiFINNEi

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