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SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 21, 1936 THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Painpa, Teww PAGE THREE 'UNION PARTY' CAUSES MUCH COMMENT IN PARTY RANKS By JOHN P. CHESTER Associated Press Staff Writer .PHILADELPHIA, June 20 (AP) J—Talking harmony and even unanimity, Democratic leaders to- •nfght began *j rn, Philadelphia for next week's national convention— but prospects nevertheless heightened for at least one floor fight and much behind-the-scenes maneuvering. It was disputed by none that the forces of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John Nance Garner •were in strong control; party chieftains reiterated that theirs would be the only names placed before the convention. Beneath this solid front, however, ran a swelling discussion of how far the struggle over abandoning or retaining the two-thirds vote rule would extend. Few thought the. Roosevelt managers could be halted, when the moment comes, in their desire to Install a majority rule. There was Increasing talk also of platform drafting, and particularly of the shaping of a money plank. Closed-door argument was considered certain. A strong undercurrent of private talk circled likewise about the newly created "union party" of Representative Lemke of North Dakota and the Rev. Charles E. Cougnlin of Detroit, but, publicly at least, the Democratic spokesmen either declined to comment on repeated predictions of a Roosevelt sweep. Nevertheless, it was known that in private they were weighing carefully the effects of the Lemke' move. '. Little of all this appeared on the surface as the ever increasing Democratic legions took over the city. More bunting and flags appeared on the streets. More "Welcome Democrats" signs were displayed. More hammers pounded as last-minute expansions were made. More police sirens shrieked as members of the party high command were escorted about the city. The convention tempo was set high. Broadly-beaming, James A. Farley, chairman of the national committee, pronounced to a circle of newspapermen that a $2,000,000 campaign fund would be sufficient to .re-elect Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Garner. Half, or nearly half of It, he said, would be realized from what he described as 5,000 "nomi- " niator rallies" gathered when the President delivers his .acceptance speech next Saturday night. 'A "short" platform — running around 2,000 words as compared to the 1,600 of 1932 and the 3,000- Word Republican declaration from Cleveland; no minority report upon it; no names before the convention beside those of Roosevelt and Garner; and victory in November—these were other of Farley's press conference predictions. But even Farley conceded that there was likely to be some "floor debate" over the two-thirds rule. Opposition to abandoning Jt has been outspoken in the south. Farley would not answer a question as to whether the Roosevelt forces rtight abandon their drive for a rulerby-majority vote if the fight grew into a slam-bane affair. 'The background of the two- thirds rule is an historic one. Its genesis was in the "solid south," where powerful figures first pushed it across so that the northern and western states—far outnumbering them—could not dictate without effective opposition the choice of a presidential and vice-presidential candidate. Under it, just as' the name implies, two thirds of the voting delegates must cast their ballots for one man before he becomes the convention's choice. The rule, adopted anew by each convention after it meets, has led to the prolonged democratic convention deadlocks. The question of a possible plank advocating a constitutional amendment to legalize specifically state wage and hour legislation also went unanswered by Farley. Some close to him, however, shook their heads in the negative. It was taken as certain here that the 1932 democratic money plank would be reworded. It was written by Senator Carter Glass of Virginia. .At Cleveland last week, the Republican platform drafters lifted it also entirely. The plank's keynote was "sound money." .•» WHAT THEY EARNED NEW YORK, June 20. (XP)—Max Schmeling and Joe Louis each received $140,915.14 for their 12- round heavyweight fight at the Yankee stadium Friday night. Official figures announced today reveal the actual paid attendance was 39,872 and the gross receipts $599,872.01 of which $547.372.01 came in at the gate while the remainder —$52,500—was paid for the radio and moving picture rights. BALDWIN STUMP AGAINST WAR PENALTIES Defends Removal of Sanctions in Speeches LONDON, June 20 (AP)—British leaders bathed tonight over the question o:- sanctions as Prime Minister Baldwin took the stump in Scotland to\deferid his government's action in advocating their removal from Italy. The government chief declared military strength was needed for collective security and said: "Let advocates of collective security who ate unwilling to provide a single volunteer for our forces or a single shell for aircraft think of that. "If war should come by collective security every nation will be in it up to the neck. "I believe the horrors of another modern war in Europe might lead to a revolt of the people against all leaders. You might find Europe in a state of completely barbarous anarchy from end to end. 'Let us not underrate the risks of sanctions and collective security." Pleading for support of the government's rearmament program, Baldwin said: "If risks have to be taken, if we ever have to fight again, see that our own people at all events have the best there is to fight with In quality and quantity." The government's about face on the question of sanctions drew sharp attacks from various quarters, including the labor party, the liberal party, and the League of Nations union. Before a conservative rally at Wlshaw, Scotland, Baldwin explained that an oil embargo during the Italo-Ethiopian war was impracticable because of the United States' attitude. He suggested it would be well to get the United States and other non-members to join the League of Nations in order to prevent aggressions. Baldwin referred to a socialist charge that sanctions had failed because an oil embargo was not i included in the action against | Italy and declared: "The plain reason why an oil sanction was not imposed was that an enormous quantity of oil comes from a country which is not in the League of Nations and which we had no reason to believe would prohibit the export of oil. "If we had Japan, the United States and Germany in the League, collective security could be worked tomorrow." Lady Godiva Rides a "Paint Pony" No white horg<! for Lady Godlvn at the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas. A feature of the "Streets of Paris," a midway show, Godiva rode a "paint pony" first week because no white one waa available. News Of Interest From Nearby Towns Following the arrival of bonds for 135 World War veterans of this county Monday and Tuesday, only eight sets of bonds remained in the Wellington post office Wednesday morning. It was estimated that bonds were issued to 100 veterans who receive their mail at the local post office, while 35 sets of bonds went out on the routes. Other veterans will receive bonds through the offices at Quail, Dodsonvllle, Samnorwood, Dozier and other offices in Collingsworth county. It was estimated that the bonds already received totaled $30,000. R. E. (Bob) Clark, well known Wheeler athletic coach, has been employed by the Shamrock city council to give free instruction In swimming, diving and life saving at the municipal pool. A regular schedule is being worked out for beginners and advanced swimmers. Clark will also act as life guard. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Seiber and their daughter, Mrs. Mrs. Holt Barber, of Miami, who are attending the Texas Centennial and visiting their daughter and sister, Mrs. Atkins, in Dallas, are enjoying a most pleasant two weeks vacation. Miss Juanita Haynes enjoyed the hospitality of Mrs. Mrs. Atkins and the Siebers while in Dallas last week. Gasser Comes In One of the largest gas wells in the Panhandle area was listed among the completions for the field during the past week by Palmer et al on their Smith lease, section 126, block 23, Wheeler county. The total gas flow tested 98,432,000 cubic feet daily. Mrs. W. P. McDonald and children, Martha Ann and Jerry Hamilton, of Pampa visited the lady's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Stokely, of McLeavi, last Thursday. Martha Ann remained for a longer visit. To Pay Mayor At a lecent meeting of the McLean city council it was voted to pay the mayor a salary of $25.00 per month. It was decided that the city aldermen continue to serve with without pay for the present. A group of about twenty-five girls and several boys from the Methodist Orphans Home at Waco, Texas, entertained with a musical concert last Sunday afternoon at the Mcljean Methodist church. Homer Pruitt, teach'er In the 1933—PONTIAC 2 Door—Only 23 thousand miles Radio equipped —Good Tires and good paint 1933—CHEVROLET Town wheels — 27,000 miles , A family Car Sedan—16 inch air „ $385 PAMPA MOTOR COMPANY Phone 368 3U No, Ballard Borger public schools for the past two years, was elected the new secretary of the Borger Chamber of Commerce at the weekly directors luncheon last week. Prultt succeeds Monte Wolford as the secretary of the organization. D. O. Stalllngs was elected president of the Clarendon Lions club at the regular meeting of the club Tuesday. Stallings succeeds Odos Caraway as head of the organization. A dedication ceremony for the newly completed Hlwhway 5 thru Donley couny will be featured in the Donley county Pioneer Roundup and Centennial Celebration to be held in Clarendon July 4. According to the estimates of government officials the payment of the World war veterans bonus bonds will put not less than $175,000 in cash in the Perryton trade territory. Ochilttce county veterans will receive $77,200.26. Payments in adjoining counties will be as follows: Hansford, $52,432.35; Lipscomb, $6G,- 678.34; Beaver, $171,299.02; and Texas, $210,906.80. As Perryton merchants and banking institutions serve parts of all these adjoining counties, it is safe to assume that the $175,000 figure is a very conservative estimate. M. G. Koen, prominent farmer who lives cast of McLean, plowed up an old cap and ball pistol last week. The old firearm was fully loaded, even to the caps being in place and each ball showing plainly in each chamber. However, the wooden part of the stock was gone. The old six-shooter was a .44 cali- bre and while pretty badly eaten by rust, is in fine condition for a museum piece. Collingsworth county was represented in the mass chorus of 50,000 school children at the Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Saturday by 116 students and sponsors. Win Farm Contest By scoring 8,360 of the possible 10,000 points, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Willard of Wheeler county, won the highest Panhandle rating in the Centennial farm and home demonstration contest. Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Conner, Ochiltree county, placed second in the Panhandle region with 8,112 points. T Close behind in third place were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dammier, Potter county, with 7,920 points. , The Donley county couple, who took fourth place had 7,315 points, and Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Weekley, "Wilbarger county, were fifth in the extension service district one with 7,260 points. Ninety-eight ex-service men of Donley county have received their bonus bonds or may receive them by calling at the Clarendon post office, according to Charles H. Bugbee, postmaster. Of the number received, nil have been delivered with the exception of seven, Bugbee said. Approximately 100 addition veterans will receive bonds very shortly. Considerable deposits of volcanic ash have been discovered in Collingsworth county, according to Ben Baldwin, who is in charge of a geologic survey in this section. The ash deposits were reported in tw| different locations in that county, one near Buck Creek school and the other east of Aberdeen. Announcement was made Friday morning that the Wellington Leader was awarded the Belo Cup as the best all-around weekly newspaper in Texas. The Leader was also given third place in regard to best set advertisements under 30 Inches in size. The formal opening of the Don- Icy County Historical Museum in the basement of the Clarendon Junior College administration building, will be held Sunday, June 28, from 3 to 6 p. m., according to an announcement last wsek by officials. Bonds for 40 World War veterans had been received in Panhandle by Thursday and at noon 40 former .service men had received their allotment. Of the 40 deliveries made, 25 veterans signed application blanks for payment. However, not all veterans planned to obtain cash for the full allotment of bonds. These veterans are keeping them for an investment. The bonds draw 3 per cent interest. W. L. Boyle.s, delegate to the Democrat National conventon, left last Thursday for Dallas, from which city he left Saturday'with the Texas; delegation lor Philadelphia. Mr. Boyle.s, who Is Carson county 14TH WESTERN EVENT WILL BE HELD AT CANADIAN CANADIAN. June 20—There will be approximately 250 head of livestock consisting of horses, cows, calves, Brahma steers, and Mexican bulldogging steers rounded up for the 14th annual Anvil Park rodeo, held here July 2-4. Marion McLain of Sun City, Kansas, who is the arena boss this year guarantees that this year's show will be faster and more thrilling than ever. With six fast bucking chutes, steers and broncs are literally going to be poured out. The rodeo committee has been selecting stock for the last month in order that it have the right type. It has to go to Old Mexico for the bulldogging steers, and South Texas for the Brahma riding steers. The entire Panhandle Is chairman and member of the state committee from the 31st senatorial district, Is one of the four delegates from the 18th congressional district. combed for bucking horses at all seasons of the year. Twenty five head of long horned Mexican steets come right out of Old Mexico and will be on hand for the 'dogging' contest. The. Brahma calves are going to be plenty fast and many of the hungry loops of the cowboys are going to be leaky before this event is over. Brahma calves are used in the calf roping contest, and raised right on the ranch where the rodeo is held. The directors of the show own the bucking horses and have scouts in the field the year round selecting the proper type. About one out of ten is accepted of those submitted. These horses have to come up to rigid requirement to make good at the Anvil Park rodeo. There will be horses and then some. Just a few words about some of this horse flesh. "Crazy Boy" is probably the oldest bronc of this entire lot. He hasn't been in the game long, but has a good many cowboys to his credit that have "bit the dust." "Burl K," "Davis Y", "Black Bottom," "Tony Warware," and others usually give a good account of themselves. The management has been since 1922 collecting these bucking horses, some of which make good, and others that have to be "weeded out" from the string from time to time. They are looking for the toughest horses available. The average weight of this herd will be from 1,000 to 12000 pounds. In looking over this string you might think that they are saddle horses, but you .will change your mind when they "unwind." These bucking horses have less work to do than probably any other type of horse. They come cmt of a chute four or five times each year, and the remainder of the time are carrel for similar to a race horse, or fine gaitod horse. CLIPPER SMITH QUITS SAN JOSE. Calif., June 20. (A 1 )— Maurice J. "Clipper" Smith has re- signed as head football coach at the University of Santa Clara, and Lawrence "Buck" Shaw, his assistant, today was named his successor. Smith, under whose regime Santa | Clara developed one of the out| standing football aggregations of ' the country, resigned to go to Villnncva college as head football roach, n post vacant since Harry Studlrehcr moved to University of Wisconsin. Read The News Want-Ads. The Advertisement in the NEWS Friday announcing Fresh Peach Ice Cream as Burden's Special was in error. For This Week End Is 216 North Cuyler i MILES PER GALLON SAYS C.F. E.* OF DETROIT JS Such mileage in an eight is nothing less than phenomenal. Yet great economy is only one reason for Pontiac's popularity. It is smoothness that is winning it fame and friends — smoothness that cannot be excelled at any price. Sit behind Pontiac's Silver- Streak and get a new experience. Watch the miles flow by with less effort, greater comfort, and at lower cost than you have ever known before. •One at 11,000 Pontiaa owners who recently /iavo written voluntatr letters of praise about their curs. 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