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I*AGE EIGHT THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampft, f e*ai MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, ! TO F1CT1E WOULD PLACE TWELVE ' SOUTHERN STATES \ : IN DOUBT ; CLEVELAND. June 8 l/Pt —A group Of southern republicans will discuss ways and means tonight of making the so-called "solid south" less sol- (dly democratic. « R. B. Creagrr. republican national fommitteeman from Texas who call- j §d the southern meeting, said it j would launch a drive to place 12 j southern states in the doubtful column. Efforts would be made, he laid, to crystallize 1 sentiment behind matters of particular Interest to t Inflection. * He said invitations had been :;ent to the national commitleemeii. dele|ales and alternates from Virginia. North Carolina, South Carolina. Georgia, Florida. Alabama, Missis- dippl, Kentucky, Tennessee!, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. : All those invited, however, did not plan to attend. Rep. J. Will Taylor, national commltteeman from Tennesse, said he had "too many Other things to do" in connection with opening of the party's national convention Tuesday. Creager said the southern meeting "will have nothing in the world to do with the presidential or other candidates as such." "A group of us simply think," he Said, "it is high time that these southern states get together, not only In their own persconal interest but to work toward placing them in the 'borderline' classification. In the general elections. H would be a. healthy condition. • "Take this state where we are going to meet, Ohio, although it has been predominantly republican, it has been classed as doubtful and it has produced five or six Presidents, fjow, look at my own state of Texas, Which has about the same popula- Three Licenses Licenses to wed hnve been issued heie to: S. G. Starke and Roberta Dem- aron. Weldon R. Smith and Ruby Collins. L'oyd F. Batson and Annie Laura BurleEon. Accounts Wanted Statements of all debts in connection with the Panhandle Centennial celebration are desired at cnce by the contra! committee. They may be sent to the B. C. D. office. Compilation of all expenses is being undertaken by the finacn committee. LA NORA--NOW PRIVATE LORETTA YOUNG ROBERT TAYLOR PATSY KELLY BASIL RATHBONE Plus- Karbertte Cctnplinitilted Frank Hill, who was In charge of the barbecue for old!liners at the school gymnasium at the Panhandle Cinitdinuil. is lecelvlng many ex- piT.s-ions of approval for the oc- 'caMon. About 2.100 persons were fed in 1'- hours. Meat, beans, and apricots were cooked at Dilley bakery and buns were bought from all local bakeries. Church Supper. A covered dish luncheon will be held at the First Piesbyterian church on Wednesday night at 7 o'clock. Members are urged to take a guest. The Men's Brotherhood banquet set for that night will be postponed in favor of the congregational meting. The session has been called to meet at 8 o'clock tomorrow night. Elk-i to Meet An important meeting of the Pampa Elks club had been culled for tonight at 8:30 o'clock in the club rooms on West Klngsinlll avenue. Frank Thomas, exalted uiler, will preside. Refreshments will be served following the business session. Cartoon and News Plus— All Business Latest News STATE Ends Today Bciutyl Splendoil Du'l'mj All Quiet. Chief of Police Art Hurst reported everything quiet over the week-end. Ho accident, no thefts, and no accidents were reported. The chief was still enthusiastic this morning about the way traffic Was handled during the Centennial celebration. Motorists and pedestrians cooperated in every way possible, the chief declared. •»• Roosevelt Will Leave Tonight On Texas Tour WASHINGTON, June 8 I/I') President Roosevelt went back to his desk today to study and act on bills which have finished their legislative course and work on speeches he will make during a 4,000-mile tour starting tonight. The chief executive returned to the White House yesterday from Nashville, Tenn., • wliere he and other capital officials attended the funeral service for the late Speaker Joseph W. Byrns. Late tonight he will leave on the long trip which will take him to Little Rock, Ark., June 10; Dallas, Texas, June 12, and Vlncennes, Ind., June 14 for scheduled addresses. On the way to Little Rock the President probably will make some rear platform appearances. From the Arkansas capital, where he will speak at the 100th anniversary of the state's entry into the union, he goes to Dallas to speak in connection with the big celebration of Texas' independence from Mexico 100 years ago. Roosevelt Will Visit Old Church President Roosevelt will worship in this his.oric old church at (lie "ghost town" of Itockporl, Ark., when he visits the stale to launch its centennial celebration June II). Special services have been arranged by Methodist:* and Baptists lion: The best we've ever done has been to produce a vice president— and that through a fluke. "If Texas hadn't gone for Hoover in 1928, the democrats would not have had to accept Vice President Garner four years ago. They were afraid not to." Charles A. Jones, national committeeman, from North Carolina, helped Creager plan the session. AUTO LOANS Se Us for Ready Cash to • Refinance. • Buy a new car. • Reduce payments. • Raise money to meet bills. Prompt and Courteous Attention given all applications. PANHANDLE INSURANCE AGENCY Combs-Worley Bldg. Ph. 60* BUS TRAVEL IS BEST NORTH. EAST, SOUTH OR WEST Modern, Convenient, Comfortable Coached FARES ARE LOWEST IN HISTORY! 1. Liberal Stop-Overs Allowed. t. Reductions on All Round Trip Ticket*. 5. Fast and Close Connections. t. Safe a Lid Competent Drivers. LET US HELP PLAN YOUR TRIP OR VACATION NOW. Agent* Will Gladly Furnish Detail Information PAMPA BUS TERMINAL MARKET for the visit. After the meeting, Ihc president will view a pageant, depicting life in the town from 1842, date of its founding, until its virtual disappearance. The church is all that remains of the* once flourishing village. South Buiiell St. Phone 871 NEW YORK, June 8. (A 1 )— The slock market strolled into a rally today that lifted selected issues 1 to 2 or more points. Steels and specialties led the procession. The comeback was attributed partly to a turn for the better In European news as well as indications of continued domestic economic progress. There was profit taking in the final hour, but the close was firm. Transfers were around 700,000 shares. Am Can 8 128;«i 128 128V4 Am Had .... 37 21 20;i 21 Am T&T 21 167'/, 165% 166% Anttc 31 33-T, 33'n 33-1.4 AT&SF ..'.... 20 71 70 70Vi Avia Corp .... 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G 36Vi 35 % 36 O Ind .... 37 34'i 33 34 O N J .... 28 58"'» 58Vs 58V ,tudebaker .. 30 11V, 11'i 11' •ex Corp .... 16 31 •'!.', 31 Vi 31', Unit Carbon .. 8 78Vi 77 78V J R Rub .... 52 28V» 27Vj 27» U S Stl 159 61% 60% 61% Nnw York Curb Stocks Ities Svc ... 4 4 4V4 4','s 4 V.t Elec B&S 89 19% 19% 19% Humble 10^ 58Vi 57 Vi 58 CHICAGO PRODUCE CHICAGO, June 8. (fl 1 )—Poultry, ive, 28 trucks, steady; hens 5 Ibs, and less 18Vi, more than 5 Ibs; 18; eghorn hens 15Vi; Plymouth rock springs 28'i, white rocks 29, color : d 27; Plymouth rock fryers 27, vhite rocks 27',i, colored 25; ply- nouth and white rock broilers 25, colored ^3, barebacks 19-21, leghorn nore than 1' 16; roosters 12',i; hen turkeys 16 Vs torus 15, No 2 turkeys 13; heavy old ducks 12 icavy young 16; small white ducks 11, small colored 10; geese 11. Butter 16,442, firm; creamery special (93 scote) 28'4- : ).l; extras (92) 27 : .V,; extra firsts (90-91) 27'/i; firsts (88-89) 26'.i- : ii, standards (90 centralized carlots) 27%. Eggs 32,814, firm; extra firsts T f Ibs, 19; I'/l-l'.s ib.s 13, leghorn roosters, ADVOCATES RAISING OF TEACHERS' PAY TO FAIR LEVEL local 21, cars 21 ! !',; fresh graded firsts local 20Vi, cars 21Vi; current receipts 19Vi; sto'.age packed extras 22Vi, storage packed firsts 22. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, June 8. (/P)—Pessimistic crop reports from spring wheat territory did much to rally prices late today, and almost ever- KILLERS AND ROBBERS HUNTED IN RIVER BOTTOMS ST. PETER, Minn*, June 8 M 5 )— Machine gunners beat through brush and swamps in the Minnesota rivei bottoms today in a hectic search for a crazed Karpis-Barker gangster and 13 other escaped Inmates if the criminally insane ward of the St. Peter state insane asylum. The mobster, Lawrence de Vol lonvicted bank robber and murder -uspect, helped engineer the spectacular break last night. Slugging ive armed guards, 1C prisoners fled >ut two promptly were caught. Al least, six of the convicts—most of the branded killers or robbers —got away from the prison grounds n a commandeered automobile. Several others were reported picked up n another machine but authorities concentrated their efforts in the •iver flats. The Minnesota river skirts the asylum. Dense woods provided ready cover. Participating in the search were 35 members of a machine company of the 205th infantry, called out by iovernor Floyd B. Olson. Fifteen of the felons trapped five _uards in the second floor criminal ward, beat them into submission with chair legs, locked them in a oom, and slid down'a fire hose to ,he ground. They then scaled n 10- !oot steel wall. The delivery was discovered by a 'irst-floor guard. Arthur Danielson. Before he could act, the last of the prisoners, Frank Gibson, former Texan and murder suspect, fled. The beaten guards, forbidden by asylum rules to carry arms, were quickly subdued when inmates swung Lhe chair legs. None was seriously injured. Five persons, apparently by pre- arrungement, simultaneously approached the guards individually. After the guards had been seized, the other criminals surged from the ward, seized, tools from a supply room to pry loose a barred window and a fire hose on which to descend. Warned by an alarm, residents of the area barricaded their homes against invasion. Authorities expected the fugitives to try to steal automobiles ami) obtain clothing since all were without coats or hats when they fled. De Vol was transferred last December from Stillwater state prison, where he was serving a life sentence as a participant in the $200.000 daylight robbery of the Third Northwestern National bank in Minneapolis in 1932. The holdup brought death to three persons, including two policemen. Among the other fugitives was another lifer brought to the asylum from Stillwater, Albert (Scarface) Sareko, sentenced for the slaying of Peter Hoffman in a Minneapolis theater holdup November 22, 1930. Others who escaped included Tom de Largo, alias Holloway, 24, rober believed by officials to have been a leader in the break; Adolph Wai- worth, 35; Tony T. Smith, 36; Wilburt Jorissen, 23, and Donald Reader, a Missourian, all listed as rob- iers; Walter Horstein, 24, admitted on a second degree murder charge; Percy Kenosha, 20, an Indian com- AUS'l'IN, June 8 (/P)—School districts in some instances might profitably go into the oil drilling business, in the opinion of State Representative Augustine Celaya of Brownsville, chairman of the house hot oil investigation committed. Admitting he was not certain it would be practical for school districts to drill their own properties, Celaya suggested that persons Interested in raising the pay of teachers to a "fair level" should give the matter serious consideration. "In probably many Instances, school districts have -property In proven oil territory," Celaya said. When there Is oil on both sides of them they are not taking a chance in the sinking of a well. Why shouldn't they do their own drilling and receiving all the profits instead of leasing to an operator and gelling only one-eighth royalty? "School teachers now are grossly underpaid, and people can't pay any more of their taxes. This Idea if a practical plan of operation can be worked out, might solve the problem in some cases. "The work of course should be limited to the proven oil areas. There would be too many chances for loss in 'wildcatting.'" Celaya reiterated his opposition to the state going- into the oil business or "for that matter into the liquor business or any other business." "If the state should take over drilling on state lands." he said "it would mean a horde of employees on state payroll. It is only natural that employees of state departments engage in politics In an effort to perpetuate their jobs. We must remain on guard against the building up of vast political machines." J. H. Walker, retiring land commissioner, evoked considerable comment a short time ago with a suggestion that the state should consider the feasibility of doing its own drilling on prison properties. Wlalkei'i who was connected with the prison system for a time, said the system had sufficient convict labor to carry on much of the drilling operations. He expressed the opinion that some of the prison lands were un- derlaid with oil and that 'sufficient oil possibly would be found to maintain the system. (Continued Prom Page 1) allow it. They planned a welcoming demonstration tonight for John M. Liandon, the governor's 79-year-old, Bull Moose, father; and the governor's daughter, Peggy Anne. CLEVELAND, June 8 (AF) — Texas Republicans decided today to cast their 25 votes for Governor Alf M. Landon of Kansas as presidential nominee "on the first and other ballots." Standing and shouting, the Texas caucus, unanimously Instructed R. B. Creager, Texas national committeeman, to support the Kansan. At Creager's suggestion, the caucus deferred action on a vice-presidential candidate. The Landon action was suggested by H. E. Exum of Amarillo, who termed him the best available man "to fill the bill." The clelegrallon re-elected Creager and Mrs. Lena Day More of Brownsville, national committeemen. Orvill Bullington of Wichita! Palls was selected the Texas member of the important platform committee. Other choices: Credential, L. J. Beckenstein, of Beaumont; Carlo Watson of Brownsville, rules; t?. o. Harris of San Angclo, party organization; Kxum and R. W. Humphreys of Galves- lon to notify the presidential and vice-presidential nominees of their selection; J. W. Bass of Austin, honorary vice-chalrmnn of the convention. Exum also was selected vice- chairman of the delegation. nd similar expressions, which hey said indicated the California companies were negotiating a radulent business deal. The defense case rested on a ontention that none of the de- endants committed an Illegal act and that the Indictment on which they were held arose from 'a material man's fight" started by T. H. Harbin, former Waxahachie Texas contractor who was unsuccessful in having the Wlllacy county board and others place an asbestos-concrete pipe In the pro- ect specifications along with redwood, concrete, steel and Douglas r ir. .2- (Continued Prom Page I) District of Columbia. The Association of Directory Publishers will print extra copies to keep the Pampa library up-to-date Meanwhile,, representatives of' the Hudspeth Directory company of E Paso are continuing compilation? for the Pampa directory to be issued soon. Anyone wishing to make sure that a change of address is noted may reach these representatives through the B. C. D. office phone 384. Drink Water With Meals Good For Stomach Water with meals helps stomach juices, aids digestion. If bloated with gas add a spoonful of Adler- ika. One dose cleans out poisons and washes BOTH upper and lower bowels.—Fatheree Drug Store and Richards Drug Co., in Skellytowii by Skelly Drue Co —Adv. N° 3- (Continued From Page 1) about 75,000 acres of Willacy county land. 2. That they conspired to write new plans for a closed distribution conduit so that only California redwood could be used. 3. That the California defendants especially, planned 'closed bidding 1 on redwood. . That the men from California and Texas sought, by offers o better positions, to have Olberg use his influence with superior officer; to have the Washington PWA offici approve the substitution of plans The government introduced many letters from Barry, who had goni to Texas in an effort to "sell redwood for the irrigation system, to his home office. Prosecu tors noted frequently Barry's ref erence to "our board of strategy,' N° (Continued Prom Page 1) * * * N PUBLIC WORKS, even a slight change of plans involves endless checking, approving, and re-drafting of specifications. Tills Is illustrated In the case of the new high school auditorium, which would be under way now had the board not found it advisable to spend somewhat more funds than the original estimates. An auditorium must be adequate to be worth the building; it must be furnished, it must have acoustical properties which peimlt the human voice to be heard throughout. * * * Klg-ht-of-way difficulties on the Fampa-IJorgcr highway arc more serious than most perrons believe, but now that other delays have been hurdled, this lusl should fee attacked wfh all t*-. sottreed. . , Highway 209, th* fiW number assigned, is destined tdW Important. Tourist travel fs New Mexico's No. 1 Industry. This road will serve a considerable part-of the traveling public. It is a shortcut between Oklahoma City and Denver. * * * \SfHEN THE OIL field highway 'is finally completed, those who are concerned with its dedication should remember the late "Pete" Reid with appreciation. He was Pampa's most consistent good roads enthusiast. Until his death, he w*s one of the city's most widely known and loved citizens. Not spectacular in his approach to a problem/ lie had a sincerity and a sustained' Iri- terest which got results. We oftert marveled at the patience he had in matters not promising Immediate results. . . If he were living today, he would be think constantly of ways to open the road north across the Canadian river. More than a decade ago he and others took one of the longest steps toward getting the road—they obtained easements from ranchmen along the proposed route. Admittedly the most difficult stream to bridge 1 nthls section, the Candian, can and will ultimately be conqueved. It is a harried to relations with what ahould be neighbors of this part ef the plains/ SONORA, June 8 (/P)—Oeo. Smith pioneer Denton city marshal wHo, in the early days, led a posse In pursuit of the outlaw, Sam Bass, was dead here today at the age ot 81. Funeral services were arranged for this afternoon/ -.••..-.••.. -DALLAS- June 6 to November 29 ACCOUNT PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT DAY June 12, 1936 Tickets will be on sale .Tune 10 and 11 with final return limit June IG. ROUND-TRIP FARES FROM PAMPA $12.95 $8.45 First Class Coach RIDE THE TRAIN FAST _ SAFE — COMFORTABLE AIR. CONDITIONED CHAIR CARS AND PULLMANS For Further Information Call— O. T. HENDRIX Agent, Pampa, Tex. Or Write— T. B. GALLAHER, General Passenger Agent, Amarillo, Texas SEE FOR YOURSELF reach Whv'bouble-Mellow"Old Golds ioo% FACTORY* FRESH come losses occasioned by light to good rains northwest. Pair suppoit x for the Chicago wheat market came about through resting orders to purchase on declines. There was also some buying of wheat against sales of corn. Wheat closed steady at the same as Saturday's finish to Vi cent off, July 84-84 ',i, Sept. 84'«-%, corn advanced, July 60%-%, oats off, and provisions varying 2 cents decline to 10 cents J ,i-'/a 1 ;,-'/i from gain. Wheat: July .. Sept. .. Dec. .. GRAIN TABLE High Low ... 84',i 83 !i ... 84% 8U4 ... 80% 8C'/i Close 84-84!fc 84 % -% •Read The News Want-Ads. "All-over Seal" at Top. Note that the outer Cellophane- jacket opens at the bottom; this "makes an all-over sealed TOP; free of folds, exposed seams, and air crevices,, "All-over Seal"at Bottom. Note that.the inner Cellophane jacket opens at the TOP; this makes an allover seal at BOTTOM, free of folds, exposed seams, and air crevices. mitted under the dangerous practices law; William Lannenji of Lamnei, and George Tremont, described as auto thieves; Lawrence Leonard Gunclerson, 35, sent up as 'a dangerous person." The other fugitive was David Rhoades. Ben Drussell and William O'Neil were recaptured. ROPERS AT HOUSTON HOUSTON, June 8 (IP) —Secretary of Commerce and Mrs. Daniel C. Roper arrived here at 1:10 a. m, today from Dallas where the cabinet member officially opened the Texas Centennial exposition Saturday. They will spend the day at public functions held in their honor by the chamber of commerce and other civic bodies. Mr. Roper will speak at the chamber 9!' commerce baiv» quet tonight. "All-over Seal," all around, Note that there are no unprotected seams on any side, of the package, Each jacket covers and re-enforces seams of the other. Proof agalnit any weather. Neither Old Sol, with his driest rays, nor. the Rain Man, with his'moisture, can rob Old Gold* of their fragrance and freshnew. PRIZE CROP TOBACCOS make them <^ 2 JACKETS, DOUBLE CELLOPHANt keep them ~

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