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Court Voids New York Minimum Wage Law In S to 4 Ruling MINIMUM WAGE LAW IS THROWN OUT BY JUSTICES WASHINGTON, June 1 (/P)—By lift to four, the Supreme Court declared uhoonstiutional a 1333 New York law establishing- minimum wages for women and children. The ground was given that the state law contravened the constitutional guarantee of liberty. It was held that "the right to make con- 1 tracts" must not be violated. Justice Butler spoke for the majority. Chief Justice Hughes and Justices Brandeis, Stone, and Cardozo dissented; Justices Roberts, Van Devanter, Sutherland and McRcynolds sided with Butler. The legislation had been challenged by Joseph Tipaldo, Brooklyn laundry manager, who was indicted for forgery in an alleged attempt to conceal violation of the law. He won his freedom on a writ of habeas corpus. The law fixed the minimum wage for women laundry workers at $12.40 a week. It was enacted and signed by Governor Herbert Lehman In 1933. A similar law for the District of Columbia was held.unconstitutional by the supreme Court 13 years ago. New York attorneys said, however, their statute took into account the value of services rendered while the district law dealt only with the cost of living in determining the minimum wage. Plan now to attend the Pan- HANDLE CENTENNIAL ccle- brftilon at Fampa June 2, .3, 4, and 5,-with which is combined a Pioneer's Roundup and Oil Men's Reunion. It is a GREATER cele- • bration for the whole Panhandle, PKED L. WILLIAMS in Clarendon News: .The Dpnley County Cen- teiinial' Oand ^.Piqriee}-. ce.le.brafc)on ' ...... J , promises to be of the biggest' "blowouts", of its sort ever to be undertaken in the county! The committees' iiv charge of arrangement are starting to work . In earnest, and plans are being laid to make of the affair one of the outstanding celebrations/of its sort to be staged in the Panhandle during the Centennial year. . : •;. v. . •.,.*•'*'.* . DAVID M. WARREN in Panhandle Herald; Horse-shoe pitching is still 'popular in the deep south. An expert in Florida gave us some pclnters, He said the timing is Just HE important in pitching horseshoes as in music. As the stops are high, it is impossible to throw shoes ov2r (hs.top: they must go around the side of ths peg. Shpes are thu'; timed to hit the peg with the prongs cpen. Well, if you have ths patience you '-Venn become an expert pitcher. Unless you can thiow 95 ringers out of 100' pitches, you are outclassed It is .nothing unusual to see men throw ringers do^ans of times in succession. * * * C.W-, WARWICK in Canyon News;- Physical handicaps do not alwaysj'permarjently whip the ambitions 7of young men. Homer E. Mifior of Plainview has spent his life in a wheel chair, but operates one of ; the two largest and most successful magazine agencies in the United States, This week he joins fcrces .with the operator of the other large agency and moves to Lexington, Ky. Most young men afflicted as is Minor would have long" ago given up the fight and been content as n ward of society. /•'• ' .' • * * * ' ' R, ;B.;.HAYNES in Miami Chief: Whei'i a mother has three children in. school for nine .months and all three get certificates for being neither absent or tardy, that mother deserve?;- a medal, This occurred in the Miami school this year and they; were the three children of Mr. and Mr?. Jim Klvlehen. . •,:•- -.? * */ * CHARLES A. GUY in Lubbock Journal; Very few of us ever stop to : realize that the people of the world in' general and the United States in particular are forever craving humor and still more hu- inor. Neither dp we realize that the business of thinking up and arranging "gags" for the radio, the movies, the stage ,and' the news- papers'is a highly technical as well as a highly remunerative one. * + ;*'• THE PLAINSMAN ' Jn Lubbock Journal— The Girl on Broadway • See COMJMJ?, Page 8 I Heard Extends greeting^ to early visitors to the Panhandle Centennial ^position. Especially do.es this cor-f ner wejcome plqneers, who made ,t)aj£ t oq^ntry inhabitable, To those w|>P have "passed, on" this corner Serving Pampa and Northeastern Panhandle THfe NEW PAMPA Fastest Growing City in Texas—Panhandle Oil And Wheat Center atttpa TUNE IN KPDN (1310 tC.'B) Voice of Pampa Dally NEWS at "Top o' Texas" (VOL. 30. NO. 49) (Full (AP) Leased Wire) PAMPA, GRAY COUNTY, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 1, 1936. 8 PAGES TODAY (PRICE JjTVE CENTO) ALLRED OPENS CENTENNIAL TOMORROW LINER GIVEN OFFICIAL WELCOME BY NEW YORK GROUP ABOARD THE S. S. QUEEN MARY, ill Quarantine In New York Harbor, June 1 (/P)—The Queen Mary, Britain'^ greatest liner, completed her first voyage across the Atlantic today amidst the colorful scenes of an enthusiastic welcome, but she failed to take the blue-ribbon of speed away from the Normandie. The Queen Mary, the largest ship afloat on the basis of water-line length, dropped anchor at quarantine in lower New York bay at 9:10 a. m. (EST) after passing Ambrose Lightship at 8:03 (EST). Averaging 29.133 knots on the crossing, the total time of the Queen Mary from Cherbourg to Ambrose Lightship was 4 days, 12 hours, and 24 minutes. The average speed of the Normandie for its best run last year was 29.64 knots. The , Normandie's best run of 4 days, 3 hours, 13 minutes and 38 seconds was made over the measured course from Bishop's Rock Light, at at the entrance to the English channel, to Ambrose Lightship—193 nautical miles shorter than the Queen Mary's measured course. The welcoming for the new queen of the seas—which holds to the old British tradition of a vertical knifelike prow, instead of the fanciful curving and pointed prow adopted by the Normandie—opened long before the ship dropped Its anchors at quarantimj.,for the official reception. As thef"llnw-. f -passed, : <abeam, of Ambrose Lightship, before proceeding up the channel into New York harbor—many airplanes flew overhead and three 'army planes circled about in formation. All the way up the channel to quarantine, the welcoming diii wa,s continuous as the fleet of small craft increased. But the real roar of welcome was not due until the Queen proceeded from quarantine late today for her new pier in the Hudson rivver—built especially for her, next to the Normanaie's dock. NEW YORK. June 1, (/P)—Completing her first voyage across the Atlantic; the British liner Queen Mary put into New York harbor today—but she failed to surpass the record crossing established by the Normandie last year. Tho Queer. Mury passed Ambrose LiglHslilp at 6:55 a. m. (C. S. T.), and proceeded up Ambrose channel to quarantine. She was not -due to dec!: until late this afternoon. Sky To Be Black With Planes For Record Air Show —o See NO. 1, Page 8 JUDGE EWING HITS DRIVING WHILE DRUNK 31st District Court Opens; Intoxicated Driving Charges Hold Attention. | / Thirty-first district court opened its June term this morning with Judge W. R. Ewing presiding. Chief Interest in this term will be trial of those accused of driving while Intoxicated. Such driving was hit hard by the Judge in his charge to the grand Jury. This jury, headed by D. J. Gribbon as foreman, includes W. T. Wilson, McLean; L. L. McColm, Pampa; Lloyd H. Jones, LeFors; Lee W. C. Carpenter, McLean; Vester Dowell, Laketon; C. H. Butram, Le- Fors; Mel Davis, Pampa; H. L. Polley, Pampa; W. D. Andrews, McLean, and M. A. Graham, Pampa. A fairly heavy civil docket awaits attention. This is a non-jury week, with settings as the chief work. Truck Stolen Here Recovered —OneianHel<| Deputy Sheriff Ben Lockhart and Fiank Culberson returned last night from Albuquerque, bringing a truck stolen from the parking lot of the Culberson-Smalllng Chevrolet company about three weeks ago. The deputy also returned a man in connection with theft of the truck, and information was placed before the grand jury which convened today. The truck, new when stolen, had teen used in hauling logs near Albuquerque. BOY KILLS MOTHER PITTSBURGH, June 1. M 3 )— County Detective F.ank Ritz au- ncuncsd today 15-year old John S. Hanna, Jr., confessed he shot down and killed his mother in the doorway of their garage because she refused to permit him to use the family car. The alleged confession came after several hours of questioning. The bey lived with his parents on a chicken farm 15 miles west of Pittsburgh. Daring Piloting Will Be Seen Here On Tomorrow All Is in readiness for the Pnn- handle's greatest air show which will be staged here tomorrow afternoon as one of the major attractions in the Panhandle Centennial exposition. All visiting and local ships, 30 or 40 of them, will circle the city at 2:30 o'clock but it will not be until an hour later that events will begin. Races, spot landings, parachute Jumps, bomb dropping, and special and novel events will be held on the Department of Commerce auxiliary field west of the municipal airport, which will be used for spectators. Admission will be 40 cents for adults and 10 cents for children. No one but contestants, officials and newsmen will be allowed on the auxiliary field. Many of the nation's outstanding pilots will be in Pampa for the big show. Fast ships will be entered in the open race, and experienced pilots will enter the many events for which prizes amounting to more than $500 'will be given. Several holders of world speed and stunt records will be among those who will thrill visitors to the celebration. Lee Miles, Wichita, holder of three speed records; Harry Hammill, Austin, another speed demon; Roy Hunt, Oklahoma City, holder of world record on outside loops, Art Goebel, trans-Pacific flier, and many others will be here. .Fast ships will include .three.new models 'from the Beechcraft factory; Wichita, Kan.; two Mono- coupes from St. Louis; at least one from Cessna corporation, Wichita, .besides private ships. Included in the list of events will be stunt flying, spot landing, bomb dropping, parachute Jumps, shirt tail race, two 25-mile races, and several surprise events. Passengers will be carried during the day. Several ships will remain here during the celebration. Minors Excluded From Prison, Trial Rehearsals Of El Dorado, Cavalcade Will Be Tonight Finishing Touches To Be Put On Shows This Evening A double rehearsal of the two Centennial pageants ,the Cavalcade of Scouting and El Dorado, will be Jield at fairground park this' evening-. Rehearsal of the Cavalcade will begin promptly at 6 o'clock, and the El Dorado practice will start at 8 o'clock. Every Boy Scout in town is requested to be at the park by 6 o'clock. Ben Guill, director of El Dorado, announced that every member of the cast who does not have a way to ride to the fairground park should wait at the high school gyin for transportation to the park. Several vehicles ;> have been obtained to transport 'the huge cast to the rehearsal site) Today, workers wera- installing art. elaborate lighting system, loud speakers, and workmen ware rushing the grandstand to completion. The Oavalcate will begjn tomor- roy night at 8:15 o'cjock with. Senior Qaptain J. W. McCormick of (he'.Texas Rangers us special guest. The Cavalcade, dedicated tp-the Rangers will depicfc tliriljing atiyentures in the Ijyes of great 'Pf the old wegtf •:; Poradp will tod produced ay and Friday/evenings on me 4me site, -beginning at 8 o'clock Applicants For Pensions Will Be Interviewed In order to initiate and expedite interviews with applicants for old age assistance, two gatherings have been announced for this week at the county courtroom in the courthouse. Applicants wno have not been interviewed here are asked to meet at the courtroom on Wednesday or Thursday, according to Emmett Galloway of the district office. Half a dozen investigators will be here on the two days. Meantime, WPA officials are here interviewing persons who were discharged when work project rolls were cut, and those who never were assigned to projects after being certified for work. These two classes of persons should report to the relief office on the third floor of the courthouse, where they will be directed to the proper place for interviews,. WEST TEXAS: Fair tonight and ,Tuesday; cooler in the Panhandle I tonight and in, north portion Tues- ACCUSED WITH BEING 'OF UNSOUND MIND' JOLIET, 111., June 1 (/P)— Minors were excluded from the tiny courtroom of Circuit Judge Edwin L. Wilson today as opening arguments were begun in the trial of James Day, 21 -year-old convict charged with the prison slaying of "Thrill- Killer" Richard Loeb. Defense attsrneys intimations that they would attribute improper conduct to Loeb in advancing a motive for the crime resulted In closing the doors to young persons. Loeb, co-slayer of Bobby Franks, 14, In Chicago 12 years ago. was slashed more than 50 times with a razor last January 28 during a flight in a Statevllle penitentiary shower room. CALLES WARNS OKLAHOMA CITY, June 1. (ff>}-~ A warning that "growing Communism" in Mexico is a menace to the United States was made here today by Gen. Plutarco Ellas Calles, former president of the republic to the south. "I believe conditions In Mexico have a great importance to our entire hemisphere," declared the man who was expelled from his native country three months ago. •^ Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ledfprd of LeFors were Pampa visitors yesterday. People YoirKnow (BY A. F.) Take 19 years off the age of a 40-year old man and you'll have a boy—just like the boys who went to war 19 springs ago. Yesterday, veterans remembered the moment of glory the dead and living once knew splendidly. They fired a salute over the grave of 'Red' Barrow who just one year ago was help- . ing with the Pre-Centennial. .... -who 19 years ago went to France. Still fresh in the minds of veterans • is the horror of that war , . . they could not forget; no more than a living man could forget death if he had died . . . The Scout who sounded the bugle over a grave, felt the cold chill of rapture- on his arm. "Wish we'd have another war!" he said. Life goe? on that way. WASHINGTON, June 1 (fl 3 )—Rep. Marlon A. Zioncheck of Washington state was charged today In an order committing him to Gallinger hospital with being "of unsound mind." The charge was sworn to by E. P. Stump, sanitary officer of the District of Columbia. The commitment was presented Zioncheck (congressman) to Gallinger hospital after arresting him at the Naval hospital. During the morning the representative had called at the White House. executive offices twice, asking to see the president. The commitment said: "The admission of Marion A. Zioncheck (congresssman) to Gallinger hospital is requested for observation and a report on his mental stoitusl The charge of unsound mind is made by E. P. Stump, sanitary officer of the District of Columbia." On the back of the ordler was Ihe following notation by Inspector Bernard Thompson, chief of detectives: "This man has been driving his automobile in a reckless manner over the streets of the District of Columbia and annoying prominent officials and citizens and is believed to be of unsound mind." His arrest climaxed a day of excitement during which Zioncheck drove down a busy sidewalk and visited police cour,t at eo.mftes.an hour,:. ,,„;.:;,-• Naval hospital officials said Zion- check had reported voluntarily to the institution a few minutes before police arrived to arrest him. Telling the naval doctors that they had orders to lodge the repre- senative in the city hospital, the; two burly detectives took him by each arm. "All I want," Zioncheck cried, "is to be given a thorough examination." With the detectives on either side of him, Zioncheck, who was dressed in a black and white checked suit and tennis shoes, was marched out of the government hospital and headed toward the detectives' automobile. "I'm going in my car," shouted Zioncheck, breaking away from one of the officers. His black roadster was parked a few feet away. Grabbing the congressman more firmly Tiy his arms, the two detectives were now joined by uniformed See NO. 2, Page 8 TRIBUTE PAID TO VETERANS IN CITY CEMETERY Salute Is Fired Over Grave of S. C. Barrow A fitting tribute to those who sleep in Fairview cemetery was given yesterday in a program directed by Pempa veterans' organizations. Many persons attended. Graves were decorated in the morning with the exception of that of B. C Barrow, war veteran who was last to die before the ceremony. Both Mr. Barrow and his wife died recently of pneumonia. His grave was decorated and a salute fired over It. Taps was sounded by John Haynie of squad 123, Sons of the American Legion, Cisco, who was a visitor here, En route from the Legion hut on the parade to the high school gym, the Legion Auxiliary stopped at the city hall grounds and decorated a tree planted ther,e several years ago. John Mullen, minister of the First Christian church, gave the patriotic address. Boy Scouts held a memorial service over the grave of Scout Dunlap, who was killed several years ago. The .firing squad took part in this ceremony. Scouts also stood ,in uniform, at the graves of. deceased veterans. In' his talk Mr. Mullen took a text from a portion of Lincoln's Gettysburg address, "these dead shall not have died in vain." The price of peace, l\e,said, will entail sacrifice of some'profits, giving up of prej^di(5es,'and making of concessions when' this country attempts t»». promote peace through tt»te| -® Allred To Speak Here Tomorrow Governor Allred, above, today scheduled a week of Centennial celebration and commencement addresses this week hi North, West, and South Texas. Tonight he will deliver the commencement.address, his secretary said, at Texas Christian university in Fort Worth. .Tomorrow morning he will attend 'the• Pampa- Centennial 'celebration and officiate at the opening of a new highway building and a banquet at Childrcsj tomorrow night. He will return to Ft. Worth Wetlnes- ncsday for the all-states banquet, for which he will be joined by Mrs. Allred. Thursday he will go to Port Arthur to 'deliver the , commencement address at the Port 'Arthur-'high' school. New Manager Of Daily News In Charge Now James Lyons of Canton, O. Is Here — KPDN Is Sold Subject to F. C. C. Tlie Pampa Daily NEWS was under new management today. The paper was sold, effective this morning, to R. C. Holies and Clarence Holies—father and son—of Santa Ana, Calif., publishers of daily newspapers for many years. Here as the new general manager, succeeding Gllrnore N. Nunn, Is James Lyons of Canton, Ohio. In the latter part of this week will arrive Tex DeWeese, now of Santa Ana, Calif., who will' succeed Olln E. Klnkle as managing editor., / Nunn and Hinkle will leave soon for Lexington, Ky., where Mr. Nunn and his father, J. Lindsay Nunn of Amarillo, have purchased the Lexington Morning Herald. >• Subject to the approval of the Federal. Communications Commission, which governs such matters, the new owners of The NEWS have obtained radio station KPDN. Robert McKenzie continues as manager of this new station, wnich is "the high fidelity voice of the Pampa Daily NEWS." Also subject to F. C. C. approval, the Nunns have bought station WLAP at Lexington. They propose to operate it in connection with the paper they have purchased. The paper and radio there have been separate institutions. No change in the policy of the Pampa Dally NEWS is contemplated by the new owners, and no change in personnel other than publisher and editor. Panhandle Centennial Celebration Opening Tomorrow Offers Many Features History will be recalled, memorialized, and made Hire when the Panhandle Centennial celebration gets under way tomorrow and last; through Friday. The program, substantially complete, Is as follows: Boy Scout Day, June 2 9 n. m.—Registration of old timers at high school gymnasium. 11 a. m.—Opening address, Hon. James V. Allred, governor of Texas. - 2 p. m.—Baseball, Road Runners vs. Amarillo Phillips, Road Runner park. 4 p. m.—Airplane races, stunt flying, parachute jump, spot landings at Pampa airnort. 8:15 p. m.—Cavalcade of Scouting, "Great Scouts of the Old West," presented by Boy Scouts Adobe Walls council, Recreation park east of city. 10 p. m.—Square dance, high school gym. 10 p. m.—Dance, Pla-Mor ballroom. Oil Men's Day, June 3 (Dedicated to the oil men of the Panhandle oil fields) 9 a. m.—Registration at Schneider hotel.' See NO. 4, Page 8 Troops Surround Nicaragua Palace MANAGUA, Nicaragua, June 1 (/P)—United States' citizens were warned to seek safety today as rebel troops surrounded the presidential palace, cutting President Juan B. Sacasa and his bodyguard off from the outside world. The warning was issued by Boaz W. Long, United States minister, to those members of the North American colony living in dangerous vicinities. An undetermined number of persons were killed and wounded in yesterday's fighting. An authoritative source .in close contact will; the besieged' dential palace said ttj'rp^'or fo been killed ih/e» ajW^rBe or more \ This source said, however, that President Sacasa himself was unhurt and "quite calm." Several citizens were known to have been killed by stray bullets in the street and six were reported wounded. Following a day of fighting, quiet fell over the city last night. However, throughout the hours of darkness motor cycles and automobiles filled with army men rushed through the streets of the capital. , TEG'UCJGA.LPA, <; W-^resi was-, j-e >- DANCES, ROUNDUP AND BASEBALL GAMES ON PROGRAM ; For the third successive year," James V. Allred will come to Pampa tomorrow to open a Centennial celebration. Three yean ago as attorney general of Teic- as, ho delivered his first Centennial speech, heralding through the medium of the first Pre- Centennlal the approach of the state's 100th birthday. Last year he came as governor. Elliott Roosevelt, son of the President, appeared briefly on that program. In 1935, Governor Allred sat on the marquee of La Nora theater and reviewed a long parade of historical subjects, evincing much interest. Keeps A Promise Tomorrow he will keep his promise, made last year, to come back to this Centennial-minded city for its climaxing celebration. Tomorrow at 11 a. m. he will speak from the marquee of the theater,, using a public address system. The crowd will use Cuyler street, which will be blocked until after the Boy Scout parade at 12:3a o'clock. His address will be broadcast over KPDN, the Pampa Daily NEWS station. The Cavalcade of Scouting at Fairground park, will be the major attraction tomorrow night. Oldtlmers will 'begin arriving early at the gymnasium, where they will register and make, their headquarters.'-'The day's program also will include a baseball gamft at 2 o'clock, airplane races and stunts over the municipal and emergency landing fields at 4 p. m, the great Scout pageant at 8:15 p. m. at the new fairground park, and dancing at 10 p. m. Grounds Are Dry Meanwhile, as the sun shines brightly and a southwest wind dries the ground thoroughly, scores of Pampans are working day and night to have all in readiness for the opening. Relics were being placed in show windows downtown this morning. ' These are insured against theft and damage. Hundreds of them will be placed, attracting attention of thousands. Handling of tickets was being organized today. All persons having ' tickets for advance sale are requested • to turn them into the B. C. D. office so that a check may be made. Bob Watson Is to be in charge of tickets sales and takers. Harvey Todd is the banker for the Centennial. H. L. Polley,' general finance chairman, is on the grand Jury, with W. T. Fraser ; of his committee taking over the . duties. All persons who have contributed toward expenses of the Centennial are urged to submit reports on these immediately at • the B. C. D, office, and all who •• have bills against the Centennial are asked to submit statements by . the end of the week. Parade Takes Form " ; Plans for the oil men's parade ••«--, Wednesday are well advanced. At", least 10 floats will show the prog- ' ress of the industry. There wiU'' be several bands and other featur- " es when the march begins June 8 at' 11 a. m. Walter Biery is. in." general charge of this event. He and Fred Cullum are chairmen of the oil men's program. One of the biggest gatherings of any group during the Centen- . nial will be the oil men's barlje- ; cue Wednesday at 5- p. m. Road Runner park, will be the site. Thousands of free tickets have been distributed through the oil companies as checks were Issued, Rides Coming Mid-way rides, leased for the occasion by the Centennial general committee, were expected to arrive today. They will be" set up immediately, The fairgrounds are taking on a. carnival appearance, but it is a locally managed group See NO. 5, Page 8 I Saw • • • Relics galore . . . among the first, to display relics in shop window* \vere Violet's shop, Pampft nay^' ware, Mitchell's and the First Ifft-.' Jional bank. .A collectio.n, of fioljl». assembled by Mrs..pi*-*«*• " was on display \*''" v A. Smith brou letter wrl^en Smitjv conjjed to his fpikS Undoubtedly;', now In parr fU5semb}ed •

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