Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 4, 1936 · Page 1
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SPEAKER BYRNS DIES AND BANKHEAD OF ALABAMA IS ELECTED SUCCESSOR Serving Pampa and Northeastern Panhandle tME NEW PAMPA Fastest Growing City in Texas—Panhandle Oil Arid Wheat Center TUNE IN KPDN (1310 k.c.'s) Voice of Pampa Daily NEWS at "Top o' Texas" (VOL. 30. NO. 52) (Full (AP) Leased Wire) PAMPA, GRAY COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 4, 1936. 8 PAGES TODAY (PRICE FIVE CENTS) WORDS f O.E.H. t (-Imvlsate llunqs if ' ' . J BYROH. II Brevitorials Gradually, politics Is coming closer to the Panhandle. Governor Janies V. Allred has been heard, although he made only a scant mention of his campaign. . . Pierce Brooks, Dallas candidate for governor, will speak In Pampa at 2 p. m. June 12. He Is one of the few active campaigners. To date he has traveled more than 7,000 miles, making 205 addresses since March. He claims to have met more voters personally than any other candidate met In the same length of time In a Texas campaign. * * * Brooks, like other rivals of Allred, ,1s hammerfne on the old age assistance question, claiming that the governor Is not speeding payments enough. Allred's answer will be given soon. Of most'Interest to Pampa and the old field generally are the extravagant claims being made by gubernatorial candidates concerning proposed oil taxes. One plank would close all carbon black plants. Another would slash the Texas oil market at the profit of other states, adding greatly to unemployment. Texas cannot levy taxes without considering the market effect and the ultimate result. The-Industry already Is one of the most heavily taxed we have, and , it supports, directly and indirectly, nearly half the people of Texas. * * * More evidence that we are pass- Ing through a period of transition is seen in the number of new organizations which are taking form. The Liberty League's publicity has slowed; that of Black Legion—and white,, too—has gained the front pages. . . American Nationalists is the name of an organization seeking "a united Christian front in America." It purports to be attempting to merge Catholic and Protestant influence against "red anti- Christian leftist forces.'' . . . There is much merit in part of the plat- fqrnv'enunciated,.but there was,no ne*d> for a~ hew organization. . . Narrow' nationalism is the root of most- wars. * * * Western trains will toot more than ordinarily during the week beginning June 13. They'll be talking, telling the country that Railroad week, is here again. Railroads are going. modern rapidly. Instead of fighting bus lines, they are buying and operating them. The Interstate Commerce Commission is trying to integrate the whole setup. It is possible to travel across the nation ;by bus on one ticket. • ;" T ,. *. * * Tiuck operators and those who sell or'service trucks are organizing to raise the load limit in Texas. Truckers/claim that, through the various taxes they pay, they spend more than the railroads. They are pushing a legislative program. Organized, they will have a formidable influence. . . . Railway brotherhoods are hard-pressed. They seek more wages, more work opportunities, at a time when trucks are offering stern/competition to railroads,-especially on short hauls. * * * In jlne with an idea we have long endorsed is the summer study pro- at West Texas Teachers college. The pla,n is to get information and opinions on government from men in public life. Office-holders, judges, attorneys, and business men will be called into the class room to speak and be questioned. It is an excellent approach to the problems of the day; • : —^-— ^ 1 : DISSOLVE INJUNCTION : AUSTIN, June 4. (#>)—The state cburt. of civil appeals here today dissolved an injunction prohibiting the erection of a statue of "Buffalo, Bill" Cody on the Texas Centennial grounds at Dallas (People You Know (BY A..F.) Midway at the Fairgrounds :' was seething with carnival- staived people, Almost every ; booth was a "money game. . ." The "'steam shovel" that reach• ed for coins, the wheel that • stopped on the white, red or black, . the wheel that stopped on dice, the (con rings you threw at coins. The. }4-yar old boy looked up at you, said intensely, his eyes shining, "I don't see ". how you can keep from winning on that one if you play it long enough , . . look at that man, See hpw he is winning," pointing to the big fat man who won every time. "Here's four bits— try it!" In a little while: "It just wouldn't stop on the red— Anyway, I'd rather ride the • swing, bui I would have wpn > dollar if it hadn't FIREWORKS TO CLIMAX EL DORADO OF BUI OLDEST MAN RESIDENT IS GEORGE BLACK OF GROOM Queen of the Panhandle Centennial, chosen to represent those frontier women who lived the history that Pampa and its hundreds of glie.sts ttl'P eommemuralinir, and to receive in their name Lhe special honors which are being- extended tills year to tlie wives and widows of pioneers, is a woman who was in the vanguard of the frontier blazers, with and of those daring and adventurous men and women who braved the dangers and the hardships of the wilderness for the promises which the new country seemed to hold of wealth, and freedom, and adventure for those who were hardy enough to conquer and endure. She is Mrs. Emily J. Wood, widow of Isaac Buchanan Wood, who came from Colorado to the Texas Panhandle with her husband in 1875 to hunt buffalo on the plains and establish one of the earliest homes on the new frontier. In those far- off days she was one of the few white women in the region, and she endured not only the privations After Mrs. Isaac Buchanan Wood has been declared queen of the Panhandle Centennial, further check of the records disclosed that Mrs. Fannie Sheitoii of Miami had preceded her to the Panhandle by a few months. The discovery was not made until immediately before the parade, 111 which Mrs. SheUon rude as queen and Mrs. Wood as one of her attendants. The widow of a pioneer "saddle-bag" doctor of the Panhandle, Mrs. SheUon came to this country early i.n 1875. and the haa-dships which tfhe pioneer was to know for many years to come, but she worked side by side with her husband in that hazardous and hard work for which they had purposely come to the country—hunting and skinning the buffalo and shipping the hides. Her first home in Texas was on Gageby creek, where she and her husband built a two-room log cabin. There her eldest son, Jo, was born. Later, she lived on Hackbeny creew, near the present site of Mobetie, where her second son George was born in 1880. A little later, she lived at Mobeetie, "Before there was a Mobeetie, when there was just the new fort there, with lots of soldiers and a hide shipping point," she says. The community was called Sweetwater, she recalls, and Fort Elliott, Sec NO. 1, Page 8 Vicious Animals, Clown And Trick Riders Give Thrills -® FRENCH CABINET RESIGNS; HELM GIVEN TO BLUM Evacuation of About .200 Factories Demanded BY HOWARD KENNEDY. (Cnpyrliclil. IIP.'II), lly The Associated I'rraal PARIS, June 4.—Premier Albeit Sarraut and his coalition cabinet resigned today to permit socialists to assume the government of strike- ridden France. As Sarraut and his ministers made their "funeral march" across the street to the Elysee palace to tender their resignations to President Lebrun, a strike movement embracing about 400,000 workers stifled industry with near paralysis. The strlKu movement was met suddenly by a refusal on the part of leaders of metal industries to conduct any further negotiations with strikers until the latter evacuate more than 200 factories. ' Even as Leon Blum.socialist leader, prepared to assume the premiershio, reports in the chamber lobbies had it he might order communists to call off their strikes as soon as he became head of the government. Only two formalities intervened between the resignation of the Sarraut cabinet and Blum as premier. the naming of President t,ebrun had to consult former Premier Edouard Hen-it, who was elected today as president of the new chamber of deputies, and Jules -Jeanneney, president of the Senate. Hen-lot's new post corresponds to that of speaker of the house in the United States. The rightist opposition to the new peoples front government folded their arms in imitation of the leftist strikers when called upon to vote. They refused to take part in the election. The action of the metal industry employes was in direct contrast to that of employers at the central markets in Paris who yielded to the demands of strikers for pay increases. Threats of a food shortage in the capital apparently were averted, but the metal industries' development brought up a new, serious phase to the internal situation just previous to the assemptlon of the premiership by Leon Blum, socialist leader. The metal industries' employers declared to Albert Sarraut, retiring premier ,that the strikes are "revolutionary" and threaten to paralyze all French industry within a short time. Greetings From Tingley Brought By His Adjutant New Mexican Speaks Over Radio KPDN To Texans , , Greetings from the State of New Mexico to Texas and the Panhandle Centennial celebration throngs were brought here today by Adjustant General Bussell C. Charlton of Santa Fe, official representative of Gorvernor Clyde Tingley, who was unable to attend as he planned. General Charlton was presented at 10:30 o'clock this morning in a speech over KPDN, with Gilmore N. Nunn Introducing the visitor. Also in the official party, which will go from here to the Texas Centennial as representatives of the State of New Mexico, are Col. Clyde E. Ely, commanding the lllth Cavalry of the New Mexico National Guard at Silver City, and Lieut. Edward Purdy of Roswell, commanding Battery A, 158th Field Artillery, of the National Guard. Illness of Mrs. Tingley kept Gov. Tingley at home. Thrilled by Program General Oharlton said, in part: "It is my pleasure to bring you greetings from the governor of New Mexico, and from the State. I know that had Governor Tingley been present he would have been thrilled and as pleased by the program as I have been. I assure you that the people of New Mexico rejoice with our great neighbor on the occasion of her 100th birthday. I congratu. late you on the community and state spirit and the cooperation that made these celebrations of the Texas Centennial possible. -' "We in is-sw Mexico have a friendly feeling for you, our neighbors, and we have the best interests of Texas at heart. New Mexico and Texas have much in common. New Mexico as well as Texas has a history peculiarly its own, yet both have been under the domination of foreign powers, both were explored by the same hardy adventurers, the Spanish Conqulstadores. You have your stalwart frontier heroes—so do we; you have your oldtime gunman, and we likewise. Our borders join for more than 400 miles, our people are intermingled, our outlook and our progress must be the same. "A Texas Flavor" "Many thousands of Texans have migrated to the State of New Mexico, giving a distinct Texas flavor to the eastern portion of our commonwealth. These people are appreciated—they are good citizens, See NO. 4, Page 8 WEST TEXAS: Paj-tly cloudy, probably local showers in the Panhandle tonight and Friday, Many Riders Thrown -Bulldogging Is Sensation Even the most particular rodeo fan who helped nearly till Pair- ground park yesterday afternoon had to admit that never had tougher stock been seen ut n rodeo attraction. The horses were mean and tough, the calves fast and tricky, the steers wild and wiry. Col. II. otto studer and Lon L. Bluii.scct. who headed the Centennial committee in charge of the rodeo, searched far and wide for mean slock und they found it. The toughest hands in the park, and there were more than 100 of them, had to bow before the animals. The climax will be tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, when the best will be pitted against the best. There were so many entries in the calf roping that two days, yesterday and today, will be required to go the rounds. As a result, the two-day purses will be split. After the regular schedule of calf roping has been completed tomorrow, closing day, the 10' men with the best time will rope for the title. Jimmie Nesbitt of Fort Worth and his pet donkey, nationally famous clown artists, gave the crowd the biggest "kicks" of the day. Why Nesbitt hasn't been killed was a wonder to all. The Ramsey troup of trick riders and ropers from Tulsa, Okla., and Miss Opal Wood of Ringwood, Okla., gave marvelous exhibitions of riding and roping. Raymond Ramsey game a thrilling exhibition of Roman riding on his famous White Clouds, two beautiful white horses. While , standing with one foot on each horse's buck, Ramsey jumped the two horses over a four- foot hurdle. Miss Elinor Ramsey gave probably the outstanding exhibition of the day when she crawled under the belly of her horse with it running at a gallop. C. A. Studer of Canadian is acting as secretary for the rodeo. Judges are E. Pardee, La Junta, Colo., Eddie Smith, Wellington, and Glen Hopkins, Canadian. Timekeepers are Earl Maddux, Red Brewer, and Reamer Dunn. Promptly at 2:30 o'clock the grand march began with music by the Clarendon band. Following the colors were H. Otto Studer, Lon L. Blanscet, and Ranger Captain J. W. McCormick, who was an interested spectator. Twenty calf ropers pitted skill against the dodging calves with Jim Snlvely of Pawhuska, Okla., taking the event in 16 2/5 seconds, a good time considering the speed of the calves. Shorty Creed of Rye, Colo., nationally famous bulldogger, ga,ve the crowd a thrill when he dropped a See NO. 3, Page 8 ®~ PROGRAM One of the biggest days of the Panhandle Centennial celebration was being- enjoyed by thousands today, including: many old- timers who had not previously registered. Tomorrow, the concluding- day, is expected to bring- the biggest crowd of all. The prog-ram remaining-: Oldtimers' Day, June 4 9 a. m.—Pioneer Roundup, high school gym. 10 a. m.—Story Telling hour, high school gym. 11 a. m.—Oldtimers' parade. 2 p. m.—Old Fiddler's contest, high school gym. 2 p. m.~Special program honoring wives and widows of famous Panhandle pioneers, at high school gym. 2 p. m.—Junk auto race, Recreation park. 2:30 p. m.—Rodeo, Recreation park. 4:30 p. m.—Horse show, Road Runner park. 8:15 p. m.—"El Dorado" Cavalcade of the Panhandle, recreation park. 10 p. m.—Oldtimers' dance, high school gym. 10 p. m.-r-Oil men's dance, Pla- Mor ballroom. Concluding- Day, June 5. 9 a. m.—Pioneer Round-Up, high school gym. 11 a. m.—Grand Finale parade. 12 noon—Oldtimers' barbecue, high school gym. 12 p. m.—Tribute to Pioneers, deceased since last celebration. 2. p. m.—Rodeo, Recreation park. 4:30 p. m.—Horse show, Road Runner park. 8:15 a. m.—"El Dorado" Cavalcade of the Panhandle, Recreation park. 10:15 p. m.—Panhandle Centennial costume ball, Pla-Mor ballroom. 10:15 p. m.—Old timer's square dance, high school gymnasium. ROOSEVELT TO ATTEND BYRNS STATE FUNERAL To Accompany Train Back Home to Tennessee WASHINGTON, Juno 4 W 1 )—President Roosevelt, the While House announced today, will attend the state funeral for Speaker Byrns at the capital tomorrow and will accompany the funeral train and attend the burial services in Tennessee. Stephen T. Early, a presidential secretary, said the President's trip to Texas, scheduled to start Monday night, would be made. But the departure probably will be moved forward to allow attendance at the Byrns funeral. Plans of the President between the burial services and the first speaking stop on his western trip at Little ROCK, Ark., set for 7 p. m. (CST) June 10, will be held in abeyance pending the decision of the late speaker's family as to the time and place of burial. The President issued a statement, soon after being informed by Mrs. Roosevelt of the speaker's sudden death, saying he personally mourned the passing of "a steadfast friend of many years. The statement follows: "Speaker Byrns belonged to that school of statesmen which is the hope and justification of our democracy. .,. ..... •; 'By a happy coincidence he represented for more than a quarter of a century the Hermitage district of Tennessee, a district of sentimental significance because it holds the sacred dust of Andrew Jackson; and there was' about Speaker Byrns a simplicity and rugged honesty which we have come to associate with the name of Jackson. "Fearless, incorruptable, unselfish, with a high sense of justice, wise in counsel, broad of vision, calm in adversity and modest in victory, he served his state and the nation with fidelity, honor and great usefulness. "I personally mourn the passing of a steadfast friend of many years." .«. Governor Will Meet Roosevelt At Texarkana AUSTIN, June 4. (/P)— Governor Allred said today he would meet President Roosevelt at Texarkana when the latter comes to Texas June 11 for the Texas Centennial and would continue with the presidential party until It leaves the state. The governor will be accompanied by Mrs. Allred, Adjutant General Carl Nesbitt, Paul Wakefield of Austin and Colonels W. C. Repass, and H. R. Safford of Houston. He said he would be unable to accept an invitation to meet the president at Little Rock June 10 for the opening of an historical celebration in Arkansas. The governor announced further that lie would request all state departments to close Saturday in order that employes might attend the Centennial Exposition in Dallas. He planned to fly to Port Arthur for a commencement address tonight and to Dallas tomorrow night for participation in Centennial opening ceremonies. CENTENNIAL PAGEANT TO BE PRODUCED TONIGHT Climaxed by the most spectacular fireworks display ever seen in the Panhandle, the Centennial pageant, El Dorado, will be produced at fairgrounds park tonight, beginning promptly at 8:30 o'clock. The performance will be repeated at the park tomorrow night. The fireworks will show a scene unforgettable in American history: an Indian battle. Far in the background will be an Indian village of six tepees, illuminated in bright colored lights, and far in the mountains will be seen the Indian, war camps. The roar of artificial artillery and the set up of artificial arrows and guns, with the smoke of the muskets and the action of many prepared devices, will'provide a realistic effect. The set of Indians, Indian chief, covered wagon, federal soldiers, and many other personages will appear in the gigantic battle, also an explosion of liquid fire, flares, rockets, strings of fire, smoko pots, and cannon detonations. A pyrotechnical expert from Illinois will be in charge. Before the battle is concluded a string of 40 9-inch shells are fired which release and represent 500 individual detonations und colored lights, providing a realistic effect with all the brilliancy of a natural battle. The fireworks display will be the last scene in a colorful pageant, pre- APPEAL TO CITIZENS An appeal to Pampa. citizens to support Centennial events with their attendance was made today by the general committee. Programs are good, but attendance at some events has been disappointing. A sizeable deficit will result unless there is good patronage at the pageant tonight and the rodeo and pageant tomorrow. Committees have worked long and hard on these events, providing excellent entertainment which, it is urged, Pampans as well as visitors should generously patronize. sented under the direction of Ben Guill. Every bit of scenery for the mammoth cavalcade of the Panhandle had been erected last night. Properties include a curtain 300 feet long showing two beautiful mesas, Boot Hill cemetery at Old Tascosa, the main street of Tascosa, a typical dance hall and saloon of the Panhandle in the '70s, many horses, wagons, scores of guns and 5,000 rounds of ammunition all of which will be fired. One scene will depict the stand of Billy Dixonandhis buffalo-hunting comrades at Adobe Walls against several hundred Indians. This scene alone will last 15 minutes, and the din of battle caused by the constant firing of ammunition will be continuous. Other scenes will show an Indian village and buffalo hunters. The cast will include 75 Indians, cowboys, Indian squaws, dancers, rangers, buffalo hunters. In brief, the story of the Panhandle before civilization came will be told, dramatically and vividly. Admission will be 40 cents for adults and 25 cents for children. An excellent rodeo performance thrilled hundreds at the new fairground park yesterday. It was continuing today and will be seen again tomorrow. Scores of rodeo stars from many states are here. About 5,000 oil men attended the See NO. 5, Page 8 Scouts To Get Free Swim Friday Morning; Garden , At Pool Ready To Plant All Boy Scouts of the city will be given free admission to the swimming pool tomorrow morning, beginning at 9 o'clock, Mrs. Lillian A. Blythe, operator, announced. She said that local Boy Scouts had to work Tuesday, Adobe Walls council day at the pool, in connection with the Cavalcade of Scouting presented Tuesday night and could not take advantage of the free admission. She said that more than 175 out-of- town Scouts entered the pool. It will be necessary for all local Scouts to show their 1936 registration cards ,or else a note from their scoutmaster, before the boys will be allowed to enter. These cards will be inspected at the door. Boys who have lost or misplaced their cards should obtain a statement from their scoutmaster. Tomorrow afternoon a swimming and diving exhibtion will be given at the pool. All swimmers and divers are Invited to enter the competition. Mrs. Blythe also announced that she is ready to rent the garden which has been operated in connection with the pool. In previous years, the garden has produced tons of vegetables. Water from the pool is used to irrigate the garden. The garden would be ideally adapted for cultivation by a person who has a team of horses and several hours of leisure time per week. Interested persons are asked to interview Mrs. Blythe at the pool. Byrns Dies Joseph W. Brysn, above speaker of the house of representatives, died in Washington today of u heart attack and cerebral liein- oiThagr. KEYS QUADS IN HOLLIS TALK ON 21ST BIRTHDAY But They're Vague On Subject of Marriage HOLLIS, Okla., June 4. M 5 )—The Keys quadruplets are 21 years old today, the first quadruplets on record to reach majority. And coming of age, the four girls •Mona, Roberto, Mary and Leota —talked of being grown up, or voting and of all the fun they've had in 21 years—and of marriage, rather vaguely. , Being grown up isn't going to keep them from having fun together as they always have, they hastened to assure. "We'vo probably had more fun and thrills and are happier than any other bunch of 21-year old girls in the world," snid Mary. "I hope that the next 21 years will be just as happy and that we keep right on laughing." The fact they're four of a kind won't mean- they'll be the Keys bloc when they walk into a voting booth. "It's a thrill to be eligible to vote," Mona said. "We'll not vote alike, necessarily, but according to individual taste. The four of us are predicting that Roberta and I will vote alike and Mary and Leota will stick together as usual." (Roberta and Mona are identical twins) . And as for marriage— "At 21 the boy friend situation is about the same," Roberta answered. "But thoughts of marriage are still pretty far away." With that Mona smiled knowingly at sister Roberta and put in, "but you never can tell." Mr. and Mrs. Flake Keys joined in the celebration, including a dinner and a reception to which the whole town has been invited. "They're still my four babies," said Mrs. Keys. "No mother has sweeter memories than I over these 21 years." Centennial Fete Workers Toiling Without Any Rest DALLAS, June 4 (/P) —Fifteen thousand workers, 2,000 more than usual, tolled without rest today to assure completion of the $25,000,000 Texas Centennial exposition before the gates open Saturday morning. Three shifts have been placed on every unfinished project and in many instances man power of each unit is being doubled and tripled to hurry completion of all projects, George Anderson, superintendent, said. More than 700 additional laborers Of all types were hurried into the grounds to fill breeches in landscaping and decoration works—the biggest task to be completed. Secretary of Commerce Daniel C. Rope4 official representative) of President Rocfcevelt, will arrive here Saturday morning for the opening day ceremonies. HEART ATTACK IS FATAL Tit L TENNESSEEAN'S DEATH DUE TO CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE WASHINGTON, June 4 W>—A capital grief stricken by the Sudden death of Joseph Wellington Byrns, speaker of the house of representatives, will pay its last respects to him in a state funeral at noon tomorrow. In the House chamber where sorrowing members gathered briefly today 'to elect William Brockman Bankhead of Alabama to succeed Byrns in the chair, President Roosevelt and members of both branches of Congress will attend the services. WASHINGTON, June 4 (fP)— A state funeral In the house chamber tomorrow for Speaker Joseph Wellington Byrns, cut down at the height of his career by a sudden heart attack and cerebral hemorrhage, was planned today by grief-; stricken congressional leaders. All thought of pushing the adjournment drive which Byrns had led so tirelessly in recent weeks was put aside. The chamber which the 06-year- old speaker had guided through history-making times met briefly and elected William B. Bankhead of Alabama to take his place. A lawyer with 20 years' experience In the house, Bankhead himself recovered only a few months ago from an Illness possibly aggravated by the strain of his position as majority leader. The Senate called a halt In Ita debate of the tax program, one of the vital measures Byrns had sought to steer to the statute books before the opening of the national party conventions. Leaders said It would adjourn out of respect to him until the hour of the funeral tomorrow, when it would assemble to go to the House chamber. After his election, Bankhead walked down the aisle. There was a scattering of applause, quickly hushed by "no, no's," from the chamber. The oath of office was administered by Rep. Sabath (D., 111.), dean of the House. Members throughout the chamber were visibly affected as the chaplain, James Shera Montgomery, read Tennyson's "Crossing the Bar." The chamber was crowded and the galleries well-filled. Chairman McReynolds (Tenn.) .of the foreign -affairs committee, • a close friend of the speaker, offered the offic^l.resolution^.-ftissdsaibj. McReynolds lauded the late speaker* 1 " as 'true and loyal to his friends." The House then adopted McReynolds' resolution formally expressing "profound sorrow," and providing for the appointment of a committee of four to make arrangements for n state funeral in the House chamber and for a committee of 60 House members to attend the funeral in Nashville. WASHINGTON, June 4. Cut down at the height of his career by a swift and lethal illness, Speaker Joseph Wellington Byrns of the House of Representatives lay dead today in a room in a hushed hotel while leaders of all parties expressed shock and grief. A totally unexpected heart attack, followed by a cerebral hemorrhage, brought death at 12:15. a. m., E. S. T., today to the Tennessee farm boy who rose to wield the speaker's gavel during a period in which much history was made. lie would have been 67 years old next July 20. The passing of this tall and rangy pillar of his party in the turbulent hours of hard fighting between the new deal and its foes plunged the legislative situation Into further uncertainty. Almost until the hour he was stricken, Byrns had labored at a tremendous pace to pass the program through Congress swiftly so the session could end on Saturday if possible. Hard Work Blamed Friends believed the hard work he insisted on doing may have hastened the fatal attack. Many ob. servers believed that, with the speaker gone, the session now ihay last well into next week or perhaps longer. • Soon after Byrns died in his room. at the Mayflower hotel, with sor» rowing relatives at his side, the word flashed around the capital, Leaders decided not to notify President Roosevelt until later in ' the morning, but others soon were Informed. Political foes, no less thaii close associates, were manifestly shocked. ! ,Apparently in good health in rnid- afternoon yesterday when the Home adjourned early out of respect for Rep. A. Piatt Andrew (R., Mass.) who died at his home in Massachusetts Tuesday, Byrns returned to his hotel. At 8:30 p. m. he suffered a heart attack. At 11 p. m., said Dr. George Calver, congressional physician, the speaker suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died an hour and a quarter later, without regaining consciousness. Dr. M. M. Ellison and Col. Arthur See NO. 6, Page 9 I Saw *.. A woman and a child, the wojn- an holding a gun, posed in the nwn- ner of the famed statue, Thp pioneer Woman, in the P*rgd« f Md despite the nude appearance of thf pickup on which she and th* fej>y were standing, the tableaux WM (We of the best things in the this mowing.

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