Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 14, 1936 · Page 8
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THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas StfftS mil Use Noose For First Time On Arthur Gooch McCALESTER. Okla., June 13. </F>) —A grizzled executioner of 53 men reared In the cow country where horse thieves once were strung up summarily, will use the noose his first time June 19 when Arthur Qooch becomes the first Lindbergh law kidnaper to die. ' But neither that experience nor another new one—the construction of the only scaffold he has ever seen—is bothering Rich Owen, who has thrown the switch at 53 executions, 50 in Oklahoma where the penalty for capital crimes is death in the electric chair. The federal kidnaping law, under which Gooch was condemned, provides death by hanging. "I'm not worried about it." Owen said confidently. "I know just how a man should be hanged because I have studied methods of the best hangmen and have talked to others. Gooch, former Okmulgee butcher boy, was sentenced to hang for kid- naping two Paris, Texas, officers and taking them into Oklahoma to avoid arrest. Gooch's last hope of escaping the gallows faded when Mrs. Mabel Bassett, Oklahoma's grandmother commissioner of charities and corrections, was unable to obtain an interview with President Roosevelt as the presidental special passed through Oklahoma. i- (Continued From Page 1) band's condition today as stiff and sore after the shaking up, and said his eye was black from a bump he received. Jones boarded a private railway car for his trip to Houston nursing a bruised chest. But otherwise uninjured. Mrs. Hobby was uninjured and Toomey received a slight cut lip. The crash occurred as the party started for Houston after Jones had delivered an address dedicating a memorial to Robert E. Lee in Oak Lawn Park here. Governor and Mrs. Hobby had been with President Roosevelt's party. Jones' Tribute HOUSTON June 13 (ffl— Jesse H. Jones, RFC chairman, here tonight paid tribute to Eugene Schacher, heroic air pilot who died Saturday in Dallas as the result of burns suffered Friday in a plane crash. Mr. Jones' tribute to Schacher folows: "To Eugene Schacher: "I thought you would live, you had such determination, such courage, such endurance and self control under the most terrifying circumstances and such great physical pain. "You stuck to your post in a veritable furnace with the white heat literally burning your clothes off your body. You did this notwithstanding Pilot Ed Hefley begged you to leave the pit to him. When the door into the pilot room blew open, and the flames were reaching the cabin, you came out and closed the door, going back into the furnace. Again the door blew open, so terrific was the speed, and again you came out, this time a human torch, and went back into the fiery pit. "But when it seemed the fight was winning and that the plane might be landed, you came back and warned your passengers that the landing would be rough. You unlocked the door so that all could escape from the burning plane when the landing was made. You did this when your hands were burned to the bone. You could hardle hold the key. "Your whole thought was for your passengers, and then, when Hefley. did not follow us out, you were the first to go back for him and drag him from the burning cock-pit. Your fortitude under the greatest imaginable suffering was an inspiration and a lesson. You never lost your smile during the terrible hours that followed for you. Such courage, such fortitude, such endurance, it has never been my privilege to witness. "You are up there, looking down upon your family, your devoted wife, and two loving children, one but three weeks old. Your soul as white and as clean as the clouds through Which it soars and I pray God for the knowledge to understand for that purpose he saved my life by sacrificing yours.—Jesse H. Jones." From Page 1) twist technique In tobacco spitting, was disappointed at the verdict, but mighty proud of his heave. "If I had 'lowed the wind a little more I'd done better," he said while eyeing jealously the huge brass cuspidor which went to his adversary. Both contestants were bacKed by a crowd of ardent supporters. Many Lousianans were in the crowd and they were with their entry to a man. Just what happened to Rep. Spinks, who had been given a big build-up by Governor Leche, wis somewhat of a mystery. He was all set this morning, but a combing of the exposition grounds this afternoon failed to find him. (Continued From Page 1) space and slowly injected the 'Icoriil. 1 "Immediately after tills, ths massage through the diaphragm was continued, and in about one minute I could see a faint flicker of pulsation in the external jugular vein of the neck. "After another ten minutes of artifical respiration, the breathing recommenced and the pulse at the wrist gradually returned. "Her condition gradually improved so much that I decided to continue the anaesthetic with open ether, and the dentist proceeded to rtmove "about twenty-four teeth." (Continued From Page 1) meet twice each week in room 105, high school. The first meetings will be held at 4 p. m. Tuesday and Thursday. The class will be limited to 15 members. A knitting class will meet twice each week. The first meeting will be held Monday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the high school gym. Tap dancing and physical education, girls only, will be taught Tuesday and Thursday at the high school gym at 2 o'clock. All boys under 16 years of age desiring to organize a soft ball league arc asked to see Mr. Guill in the gym Monday or Tuesday. Men who will sponsor clubs are asked to see Mr. Guill. Each club will play at 7 o'clock each evening. Transportation and equipment will be furnished. Tennis courts will'be retopped and will be open to the public by June 22. The water tower courts are now open. Anyone desiring any type of recreation is asked to make his or her request in writing and Mr. Guill and his assistant will try to place lit on their program. 51,000 Children Visit Centennial 'SYNTHETIC,' IS FARLEY OPINION OF ALF LANDON 'Weakest Ticket Ever Nominated by Party' NEW YORK. June 13 IXPt—Term- ing Governor AD M. Landon "a synthetic candidate" for President. Postmaster General James A. Parley, chairman of the democratic national committee, issued a statement tonight calling the republics)] selections "the weakest, ticket ever nominated in the history of the party." "The republicans." his statement said, "should adopt 'lost with I,:m- don' :>s (heir campaign slogan. "His (Landon'si nomination is ;i confession of i>uill on the part of a bankrupt republican party. In effect, the American people are asked to perform the dangerous oxxptri- mcnt of turning over the reins of government to a man whose record has been concealed, whose veins are a mystery, and whose career in public life is without a single achievement to indicate that he is equipped for the exacting duties of the White House. "No one knows what he stands for, what he wants, or what he proposes to do." Farley, declaring he wondered how the republican leaders "kept from laughing out loud," said Ihnt "first they denounce President Roosevelt . . . then they nominate a man who advocated policies far more drastic than the chief executive ever thought of attempting." Charging the ivpubllrun party with "dodging the ISKIIH." Farley said: "Every single republican who had a part in shaping party policies for the past generation was passed over in favor of a man 18 months ago was unheard of by 95 per cent of the American people." Misbehavior Charge Is Filed Against Pittsburgh Mayor PITTSBURGH, June 13 (/P)—The mayor of Pittsburgh, versatile William N. McNair, was arrested today and held for the grand jury on charges of halting the machinery of the law and preventing magistrates from sending prisoners to jail. Deputy sheriffs served a warrant upon McNair at city hall and hailed him into court where Judge Ralph E. Smith set his bond at $5.000. The warrant charged misbehavior in office. McNair went home tonight after his bond was furnished by Michael Grognn. ii citizen. DALLAS, June 13. (/P)—Texas public school boys and girls, 51,000 children from West Texas plains, the coast country, its oil fields, farms and ranches, practically took over the Texas Centennial today. By nightfall they were a blistered, sleepy-eyed bunch, but still able to be enthusiastic over their day's trip. More than 1,000 busses, trucks and thirty-five special trains brought the children into Dallas to form the massed chorus. L. A. Woods, state superintendent, and Miss Nell Parmley, state music supervisor were in charge. Thirty thousand or so congregated in the Cotton Bowl and thousands of others came and went during the hour of .singing, but still others forgot all about the festival in their excitement over the midway. Directors were Miss Parmley, and S. O. Murdock, Austin, deputy stare superintendent. DOUBLE FUNERAL CROSS PLAINS, June 13 (/P)— Double funeral services will be held here tomorrow for Mrs. I. M. Howard, 61, and her son, Robert E. Howard, 30, writer of adventure stories. Young Howard shot himself Thursday in despondency over his mother's illness. She died 30 hours later. Dr. I. M. Howard, pioneer physician, the husband and father, is the lone survivor of the family. NOTICE In accordance with the usual custom of the banks of the Panhandle, we will not be open for business Tuesday, June 16th, 1936, in order" that our employees may attend the annual convention of the Panhandle Bankers Association in Amarillo. FIRST NATIONAL BANK JN PAMPA (Continued From Page 1) M'ORRIS SPEAKS MOUNT PLEASANT, Juno 13. (/!')—Prank Morris, attorney and candidate for railroad commissioner, spoke here today in the interest of his candidacy. He criticized the administration of Ernest O. Thompson, chairman of the commission, calling the proration in the East Texas oil field "oppressive." One hundred wild Mexican cattle, bought in the interior of Mexico, are in the Texas Centennial exposition corrals for use of the world championship rodeo. to be known to the clerk- or be identified by someone known to the clerk. Local veterans organizations will assist in identification. Veterans arc asked not to telephone the postoffice to ask if certificates have arrived. The bonds are not being mailed in alphabetical order. Word has been received here that a large shipment will be made tomorrow and that the balance will be sent at intervals. Several weeks may be required to dispatch all the bonds from Dallas. Working Overtime WASHINGTON. June 13 (API- Three government agencies worked overtime tonight to make certain that tiefirl.v 3,000,000 packets of bonus bonds would start moving to world war veterans on Monday. The treasury said its workers had "L'xccc'dpcl original goals" in pre- pirlng 2.fi70,514 envelopes containing bonds and checks for shipment up to. Friday midnight. Nearly 3.000,000 bonus applications had been approved by the Veterans' administration, which said 3.517.000 veterans were entitled lo payment. First shipments of the bonds will move out of post offices in Washington and eleven federal reserve bank cities at midnight Sunday. Postal officials said the fastest means of transportation would be used and the packets would probably bo ready for delivery in most large cities by Monday night. Small Towns Tuesday In smaller towns nnd rural communities, where l.lin bulk of the bonds are going, Uiey are expected to reach the vc'U'rans Tuesday or Wednesday. Night deliveries have been ordered in many large cities for Monday or Tuesday night, with an-- nounccments of "stay-at-home- night" for veterans to insure delivery, but postal officials have discouraged using this system in cities of less than 50,000. Mailmen have been instructed to deliver the bond packets only to the veterans named on the address. If the veteran is not at home when the postman arrives, the packet will not be delivered. Veterans who wish to cash their bonds will be required to seek certification of the bonds at their, post offices. Checks in payment will be mailed them later from one of the 248 post offices which have boon named as paying centers. HOMER WINS GAME SAN ANTONIO, June 13. (#>)— Debs Garms hit a home run with one out in Ihe 13th inning tonight to give the Missions a 2 to 1 vic- tcry over the Dallas Steers in the series' final. Eallas .. 010 000 (100 000 0—1 10 0 Santone 1UU 000 jOOO 000 1—2 8 0 Buker and Rensn; A. Miller and Rabe. INDIANS TAKE THIRD GALVESTON, June 13. (/Pi- Oklahoma City took the third and deciding game of the series with Galveston here tonight, 5-2, behind the six-hit pitching of Jack Brillheart. Oklahoma City 020 001 011—5 15 1 Galveston ...... 000 101 000—2 6 0 Brillheart and Warren; Richmond and Mackie. The News' Want-Ads bring results. "UPKEEP LESS THAN S 2 A MONTH SAYS 60,000-MILE A-YEAR DRIVER Phi Beta Kappa Of Chattanooga Making Success TtrsCALOOSA, Ala. (AP)—Big Freddie Sington is Exhibit A in proof of the professor's old saw: "If you're a success on the campus, you'll continue to be so, more than likely, after you leave." Sington starred In the classroom and on the athletic field while at the University of Alabama. In sports he shone most brightly in football, earning all-America honors.. But he was no slouch as a baseball player. Scholastically. he was a gem. He was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, honorary scholastic fraternity. As a lambasting outfielder for the Chattanooga Lookouts (Southern association) club, he hit at a .422 clip for the first 3fi games of Hit! season. His fielding average was .985. Big Fred is one of the most popular members of the Lookout clan. COLUMN (Continued from page 1) they earnestly seek out the laws of the universe and strive to move in harmony with them. With that kind of philosophy, in Texas or in Kentucky, they simply make good wherever they are put. There is no set recipe for producing peisons like them. They do not grow over night. Choicest, heredity cannot breed them. They just come from the crop of men who rise to the occasion. They are not tin gods. You wouldn't place them on pedestals as heroes. Rather, they come under a still greater classification —they are men. * * * But, they have elected to move on. As they go, two humble tenderfeet move Into their places. We, the newcomers, find a task ahead in even attempting to fill vacancies they have left. The places they hold in the hearts of Pampans we cannot hope to take. Instead It is our sincere wish to strive, so that as time passes, we shall be able to win a spot somewhere near them in the hearts of the public they have loved. * * * What wo have to say here from day to day no doubt will be hop- 2 World Marks Are Lowered in Columbus Meet COLUMBUS, O., June 13. (/P)— Two world records were equalled as Ohio State and Southern California battled through a track meet today, finishing in a deadlock at 714 -all. The events were run off on a "winner take all" basis, with credit for first places only. Jesse Owens. Ohio State's captain and No. 1 Olympic hope, wasn't even pressed as he crashed through in the two dashes, the broad jump and the low hurdles, equalling the world record of 9:4 in the century dash, Roy Staley of Southern California led the way in the high hurdles winning In 14.1 seconds to tie the world iccord. PIONEER DIES AMARILLO, June 13. (/P)—Henry R. Besing, 91, native Texan, Indian fighter, buffalo hunter and Confederate veteran, died here today. Born in Austin county, Besing enlisted In the Confederate army at Lampasas when he was 16 years old. He had lived 32 years In Amorillo. STEWART TO MEXIA MEXIA, Tex., June 13. (f!>)— Maco Stewart, star end of the Southern Methodist university Mustangs last fall, was named assistant coach of the Mexia high school football team today. He succeeds Lou Hassel of Houston, resigned. Vernon Lawrence left yesterday for Alias, Okla., to bring Mrs. Lawrence and daughter home after u visit of two weeks with relatives and friends. skippy—random rumblings of one moved from time to time by the varied moods of a workaday world. Interests of Pampa and the Panhandle we shall take to heart. In this we ask counsel of our readers. * * * Once more the newcomers to the News, and the successor to WORDS, wish for Mr. Hinkle and Mr. Nunn every success and a full measure of happiness and of the good things in life over Blue Grass way. To citizens of Pampa and the Panhandle we pledge our sincere ef- lorts to carry on where Olin and Gilmore left off. GET ALL THESE ADVANTAGES WHEN YOU CHOOSE YOUR NEW REFRIGERATOR! 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