Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 104, Ed. 1 Monday, March 21, 1938 Page: 1 of 8
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Blanket* daily except Saturdays U «
oil, gaa, and carbon black coramuo-
itlaa, and the groat North Plains
farm region. A homo no wb pa per.
'BORGER, THE WONDER CITY—CARBON BLACK CENTER OF THE WORLD"
Stai.ds behind every movement lor
improvement of Borger and the city's
trade territory. Contains all tha news
while it is news.
VoLilzrNo, 104. (ASSOCIATED PRESS — NEA SKRV1CE)
BORGER, TEXAS, MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1938.
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PRICE FIVE CENTS
Shriners Arrive For
Parade And Banquet
Fe«.tapped Nobles, accompa-
nied liy their wives. invaded Hor-
ror from nil directions today a
delegations hagan wurmlng in
curly for the good-fellowship
Sluiners gathering here tonight.
They mine from Colorado,
from Oklahoma. Kansas, New
Mexico and distant Texas points.
Activities will get underway
with a pcrade this evening at >
o'clock, with the colurnu forming
at the Mark hotel, Local and vis-
iting Shtiners will bt> In the line
Then at 7 o'clock tb* sotuc 1 7r.
delegates will convene In the
Moose Hall for one of the largest
banqueta to be served here.
For entertainment Y h v o n a
Moore will entertain with piano,
t p ud vocal number* Kena Mae
Dean will Ming a vocal ««lection.
The saxophone quintet, direct-
ed by Mrs. M. L. Ciwel. will pre
Tax Warning Is
Given By Expert
TAKE NO PART
Says It Pained Him
To Pass Up Fight
WASHINGTON March 21 ifp)
A tax expert o. the I'tilted
State Chamber of Commerce fore,
cast u three billion dollar Increase
in federal relief costs and a billion
loss In estimated revenue today
unless the tax system Is revised.
Bllsworth C. AI void told the
senate finance committee:
"Industry iiiiiki lie unshackled
Fours of vindictive taxation must
lie removed. The une of our tax
AI'STIN, Tex.. March 21 (/Pi
:(!overnor .laníos V, Allied said to.
day be planned to take no active
part in political campaigns this
"So lar as I know nt this lime."
he said. "1 will not take any ac-
live part in any campaigns "
Allied said lie would retire lo
the private practice of Jaw in Aim.
tin, bill it was generally believed
piesent law drives capital Into ),,, ,|¡d fntend to remain pnr-
tax exempt* aud prevents Its in. miui)l.nl|y aloaf fni|n rielii or
vestment in now enterprises." public service.
lie recommended: It pained him to pass up the
I A maximum rate of 15 por fight He admitted, "Of cout«e,
cent on income of corporations. i( i" niy nature to reel the till-
iVitli lower graduated míe fot and desire for political cou-
th ose witb an Income of $25.000 filet.'i
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21
i/pi Discovery oi two over-
turned 'noli.rhouts, the "Mis-
tiiU<•" and "Misfortune" led po-
lice to conclude today that five
or six persons known io have
been on ,:n' «mir; craft hail
perished in wind-whipped San
One hotly, that of Ueorge
Conrad. 25, was held above the
surt ir tor hours by the only
survivor of tie' double trage-
dy. Robert (i Aahworth. lit.
"didn't go far enough."
AI von! asked complete aban-
donment of tlu' "undistributed
profits tax" theory, saying "the
system us an experimental labor-l or less He also placed himself on call,
sent selections, Quintet members atory must lie abandoned. * maximum i ¡>¿ per cent '"'nre. should the occa.
are Louie Colín. Jimmy Phillip*. The Chamber' witness, a form- rate on capital gains, or rates H'Hn ai'ise' ' "hall always stand
Hetty Lou Hockley, Tom Wlggin er treasury employe, said the graduated troin 15 in fi per cent rf'iU'v 'o serve the state I love
and Afton Kdwards. Louie Cohn. house tax hill pending before the over a ten-year period. Allred's decision left Krnest
a pupil of Mi's. Creel' , will play committee made decided Improve. :i A maximum individual sur- ' ''"""I8"1,1,',".'"J,
a saxophone solo. "Duchess," ana mctits In existing tax laws but (Continued on Page SEVEN)
Mr . J. D. Pittmanft will be in
charge of a comedy klt.
A few reservations are yet va-
cant and those who wish to take
advantage of the last.minute
plates may do o by contacting
Dan Cohn at the Mayflowor Cafe.
ON TO SENATE
Motion To Recommit
WASHINGTON, Mar. 21 j
— (/P)— The Htiuse improved ¡
overwhelmingly today the]
Administration1 billion-dol- •
lar Naval Expansion Bill.
Speaker Hatikliead announced
the roll call vote for passage was
2! 2 to lilt .
Final passage came after defeat
ni .1 Republican attempt lo semi
the hill back to the house naval
commit tee with instructions to
eliminate the provision for three
new battleships. Tile hill now goes
to the senate,
Authorizes IO Warship*
The measure authorizes con.
auxiliary vessels and 050 air-'
planes which President Roosevelt
Hitler 'Asks' Four More Years
Lectures On Bible
bORGER MAN IS
FOUND DEAD IN
HIS HOME HERE
WORK ON P.P.&L
er, and William MeCraw. attorney
general. In the generally-accepted
rotes of chief bidders for his job.
' consolidation believe $(|(Mi,000,-
<i')o could lie saved every year
"The nations are arming tor the 'f"' Donhi Street
last great fray which will culml-' Mr8 '• K' White, who lives be-
ll ale in Armageddon, the crash , >•« < Williams' house, discovered
will destroy the kingdoms or tills «I " "ody when she missed seeing
world and usher in the promised 'lhp Puttering about the yard
Kingdom of Christ," said Bvan- ,(,w •'«slice of Peace K. L.
gellst W It Pontynen In bis Bible j Butte she had two little boys pry
lecture last utght In the chapel of °l>en window in the house and
Carver's Funeral Home j found \\ illlaniH lying on the rioot.
Kvangellst Pontynen, a return. WI,B l"s' yesterday alt-
ed missionary from the "Land of|,Mn°"M l>y " 11 Winkler,
the Mid-Night Sun." will bold a,"1 "" 4 "'clock lt"lng after a pall
iilble lecture In the Carver Chapel "f w ,"r- ,h"
every evening this week niitll K:l-!lo'l,,v Mt'"- ,lv«*
day "In the SiinOow or Ureatid,MM' Wtlllnnis home
KvciiBb" |h the sermon-topic an-! Hulls at o dock had not i otii-
tionitced for tonight al ":.'!0 I l,l,,'*,,l investlgailon on the case,
o'clock. "This lecture with the one
to follow," announced the speak-
er. "will be an earnest review of
the Scripture evidences which e*
labllsh the great Christian back.
ground of th second coming of
Christ with the prophecies relat-
ing to this event which are ful.
filling In litis generation."
Kvoryone is invited to attend.
The tradition that no governor
serves a third term had touch to
do. of course, with Allred's pref.
erence ror private lite, but as
other and principal reasons he
He waq in dob! and bad tp pro-
vide fdr the welfare of his family.
, . . «Mm „ His purl felpa t Ion would mean
I he body of t. A W IlllaniM, Construction work on Paiihan- th„ |,1Ut,reH( (.„mpaipn "Texas has
about «5 wus found at noon to- ,||(. |>ower and Light's big Sunray evel. |ninwn
day on the floor of his residence, | p^,,, iH moVing right along und. Tfll, ,,noPmity ,,f t|)f. "tax" on
or the guidance of A. B. Taylor, physical and mental strength, the
Kansas City, Superintendent of ^trnin of "slime, slander and gos-
t otisiiitctIon tor Ihe Kansas t Ity Hjp )„ j|,„ ),Pat of campaigns,"
Light and Power Company, who „||(| const an i "urijnsl ' criticism
bus been borrowed from thai coin. Alfred will remain out of poll-
pany by Panhandle for ihls work. t|,,ai battles, some observers said.
Taylor built the Panhandle because there simply is no office
Power and Mghi plant at both f,„. |,j,ii to seek other than bis
I loiter and Wheeler. ¡own present one with Its Ihlrd-
but said lie would probably return
a verdict of "apparently death
from natural eauses riiai will
be my verdict unless the undertak-
er finely anything to moke ua be.
lleve contrary." Hulls said.
Survivors Include two sons,
.luck Williams, connected with Hie
t 'u ii ii lug ha m Taxi here, and Floyd
of Mc A luster, t lk la : three step-
Taylor says that with luck the ,in„utlon obstacle
big plant will start turning wheels |, has been rumored he might
by ,luiie. try for the I'll lied States senate
At the present be Is Interested )n 1!)4o against Senator Tom
In juggling rorty rive ton condena- Oonnally. who will be up
era and tlX.OOO pound transformers election, or thai he might be ten-
into place largely by aid of trucks. t|pn,d a federal judgeship.
rails and jacks, j\ n(>w South Texas judgeship
Steel is g'Oig up rapidly on the provided in a bill passed by
job directed by Kline Construction the house of representatives and
Company of Oklahoma City, who favorably reported by the judl-
have tb- sub-contract for steel clary committee
under I'rank Lytle Construction Allied, however, said noil lug
Company of Amarillo, main con- on the subject. "! haven't any-
To Employ Vets
of McAlcHlnr, Mrs. Kate iliickilei
| of Pai ls, Ark.. Mrs. Maggie
i Thrasher of Durant, Okla., and a
i brother. Jack Williams of Ada.
Williams was a carpenter and
livery effort lo return jobless came to Horger five years ago. He
war veterans to employment for was a widower and lived by hlm-
whicb they are qualified will be self.
made bv the Texas State Km ploy. I The body Is at Hie Carver Fun-
meitl Service office In Horger In oral Chupel pending arrangements.
con net Hon with the nation-wide i - —
veterans' employment campaign,'
John It Smith, local manager of
the area office, announced today.!
The campaign Is being spon.1
sored by ihe three major veter-1
litis' organisations chartered by ¡
congiess, the American l^egton. j
the Disabled Am «pican Veterans!
of the World War, and the Vet-
erans of Foreign Wars of
Tail Patterson la employed as
timekeeper and assistant to Tay. i
. „ lor on the job Among new ar-
daughters, Mrs Maud Itiwelwood ¡ r|vj||„ j|( ,.ha|.R, ,tf „,,, ,
Installation end is Jack Payne of
(Continued on Page SBVKNl
Morse Woman Is
Hurt In Accident
Step Up Campaigns
AUSTIN. Tex., March 21—(VP)
Railroad Commissioner Krnest
the O. Thompson, Attorney
One woman is In a local Itospi-
West Texas; Partly cloudy to. ¡tal today as Ihe result of a car
night and Tuesday: considerably Occident, in Stinnett yesterday ¡ift-
cooler Tuesday and in north and jernoon about f>:.10 o'clock. The
west portions tonight. ¡ victim Is Mrs. S. H. Oieene, who is
Oklahoma: Partly cloudy to confined with minor lacerations
unsettled, probably showers in and bruises Her condition is not
east and central portions tonight serious, hospital attendants said
¡¡lid Tuesday: considerably cooler j today.
Tuesday and in west portion to- \ Mrs. Oreene and her son wore
night. returning to their home in Morse
from a theater in Horger when
IIOV TO V. I-, «OODWIN8
their car collided with one of Per
ryton. Occupants of the latter vc.
hiele were not learned.
Both cars were damaged, but
no one else received injuries with
Mr. and Mrs. Veston L. Oood.
(¡enerar win tfre the parents of a 7 pound
j William McCraw and other gub-l? ounce boy, born at !L30 yester-
F.mployment office will under, ernatorlal candidates stepped up day afternoon in North Plains hem-! exception of Mrs. Greene, accord-
lake complete registration of all 'heir campaign planning today In pHal. j Ing to reports.
unemployed veteran* in tM" >' •* ,he Wttk,! "f 0ov' James V. All- j 1 ^
and will contact as m^iy em- red's announcement he would not
ployers a ; posalMe (r behalf of try for a third term.
votaran niittllfleri to efficiently Thompson' friends said he
perform specific Jobs, Mr. Smith would open state headquarters
said. "Kmploycrs who place or. hero this week. McCraw was ex.
dem for worker . Including vet. Í peeled to rtlease his platform
orans. with the Kmploymoat Serv. around Aprir 1. Both men al-
loc will be sent the heat qualified ready were making frequent aotni.
persons available," lie stated. j political speeches.
Mr. Smith antirjtp«ted the r«'-' Mayor P. t). Ren fro of Beauv
«ram will yhld a more completo mont. who promises the state «
record of veterans' work qtiillfl- sound business adminlatratlon If
callona and experience, and more elected governor, and Rep. Clar-
(Continued on page TWO) , otioe B. Farmer of Fort Worth.
__________________' M be ra I old age pension advocate.
i likewise were active.
Directors of the Hutchinson
County Fair Assoclttion «ill meet
at 7::io o'clock tonight at the V
F. W. Hall to transact Important
All directors and others coll.
cerned with the fair are urged to
attend, H. N', Pruetl, secretary or
ihe association, said today.
Pruetl has sent out loiters an.
iiuunclng the meeting.
ACCOHI IH N'RAR
ROME}, March 21 In-
formed sources here predicted
that a Htitish.Italian friendship
accord would be concluded fly
WASHINGTON, March 21 i/f1)
Scleral large "if,. • spike .he """A'1"" wnynU.\i,h
I Hack t hat leads to national rail-
road I onsoHdatioii, observers of
Ihe While House railroad studies
ioday because or the piling
'Although govern men orridals ¡ '"'<1
and railroad executives who favor «ther countries "
The recommittal motion, of-
fered by Heprosonluilvc Church
¡ t il-Ill.I. a member or the usval
committee who has opposed the
program since its introduction,
was defeated by a vote aniioiinced
least obstacle ^ Speaker Hankhead as ÜV0 to
1 1 • .
Ini lude Three Battleships
The new warships, estimated
to cosi ^781,095,000. include
three battloahips. two g Ire raft cat-
rlers nine cruisers. 22 destroyers
and nine submarines.
The 22 auxiliary vessels include
rive destroyer tenders, three sub-
marine lenders, 11 seaplane tend-
ers and three repair ships. They
would cost approximately $240,-
Officials estimated the unit air-
planes. which would give the;
navy a minimum of !l,00n planes,
would cost $ t lili,000,000
The bill also authorizes the
(Continued on Page SEVKN)
j through com billing routes
¡systems, they admit the
•would be difficult. *
! Personal pride an Intangible
| factor Is not fch
(to working out the solution, oh-
Veteran rail executives would
,|WS unlikely lo take kiudiy to los-
ing ttíeir .lobs or helug absorbed
into larger networks.
Another stumbling block would
1 be providing work for rail em-
ployes who would lose jobs
The Association of American
Railroads estimates operating and
noil-operating workers at about
1,0t)0,000. tiovernmeni estimates
indicate 200,00 to 400,000
might be forced out of work.
A third problem would be
working out valuations of proper-
ties so that each system would
gel a fair return. And more diffi-
cult than working out ratios,
some observers say, would be the
job of getting interested parties
to agree on the financial details
Farm Interests and shippers
doubtless will make I bemsolves
heard Numerous protests are ex
pected from Communities which
, would stand to lose train service.
| Regardless of all these difftcul.
ties, some government analysts
think consolidation will be pushed
j through, though not at this sos
«ion or congress.
Strikingly reminiscent of the
lusl Cernían election, In which
Adolf Hitler polled lis per cent
or the vote on u ballot marked
only "yea," was the dramatic
Bit'lie shown l|i the above radio,
pilot,o when Dor Fuehrer, in
diluted by ai'row. appeared be-
fore the Reichstag in Berlin
asking "another four years that
1 may complete the task ahead
in the Herman Reich." Defend-
ing hi coup In Austria, hurling
an Implied warning at Czecho-
slovakia, Hitler announced dis-
solution 0/ the Kelchst.ais and
Called fist letri'lpHs : electlona
for the new Pan Hertoany o\
April 10, the same date on
which Austrlaes will vote to
"decide" whether they want to
be annexed by Germany.
An error In the source of Infor-
luatlon omitted the name of Mary
Katherlne Roberta from the
Hpeeeh Feat I val entran ta yester.
day. Mary Katberlne rated sup.
CIRIi IN HORN
A 7 pound 16 ounce daughter
was born to Mr. and Mr . George
Vanover of Sunray yesterday eve.
nlng at 7:M In North Plain hoa.
Wreck Reveals Main Street
Owns 1937 Car, $8 Or
It' all right to pity a beggar car courtroom of Justice of the
íor being crippled, but Inquire he- Peace B. L "Buddy" Huns. . It.
Mr you feel lorry for him be- w fined (I and cost , a total of
eaii e he poor. He may have $17.10, on a charge of driving
inore worldly goods than you. without a driver's llcensc, and
A wreck on Main Street Inst
night did more than bend a bump. wa" 'T uV'a' "'J * J"''"'
er and crumple a fender. It re. Wedneadoy. on s charge
vealed that Henry Clay. „„ •Iderly '"'V™ "í11" "ná"r ,h" ,nrl"-
man who sella pencils hero and In 0 0 an
several other Panhandle towns Tht" accident occurred on Main
owns n nice looking gray 1837 Fifth and Sixth
conpe and |B or ID In nickels and Street about 7:4R o'clock last
dime . night. Clay, driving north, col.
Clay, both of whoae feet are 'Wed with a car driven by W. B.
horribly mloahgpen, thla morning ¡Wyatt of Phlillpa. going south,
hobbled on crutehea Inlo tlie box. ¡ Clay's left front fender was
$9 In Change
smashed, Wyatt's bumper bent.
The police and other witnesses
charge that Clay was five or six
feel across the middle of the road
on the lett side Chief of Police
Bill Hales made the arrest of Clay,
the first In the department's r«-
jcently announced campaign
against drunken drivers.
When he was searched, officers
j found $8 or $8 In small change
on Ihe cripple and a bottle of
whiskey, ('lay told Judge Butts
this morning he bought ihe car
for $74 0 at Carlsbad, X M.. last
August. He said In court he o«.
(Continued on Page TWO)
Board Is Set lip
MEXICO CITY, March 21 </Pi
A petroleum board jointly repre.
sentlng the Cardenas government
and labor* ventured today into op-
eration of Mexico's nationalized
The hoard assumed responslbii
Ity fm producing gasoline and
other crude oil products in hup
plv the country's needs on the
same scale as when the oil indus-
try was controlled by 17 British
and American companies.
The problem of maintaining
foreign markets loomed large on
tibe changing Mexican economic
I liorUon as President Luzaro Car-
illenas' socialistic government and
ills union allies undertook opera-
Hon of the industry.
The petroleum board was Or-
ganised with representatives of
the treasury department, secre-
tary of national economy and Ihe
oil workers' syndicate.
Divided Into seven sections. It
will handle oil production, trans-
portation and storage, refining,
sales and distribution (both do.
niestlc and foreign I administra-
tion. accounting and social serv-
\ two-year controversy between
foreign oil companies and the in-
dustry's I S.OOti union laborers
brought about nationalization of
ihe Industry under a presidential
decree last Friday
The companies, already paying
their workers the highest wages
lit Mexico, had protested they
were unable to continue operation
If they met Increases granted by
an arbitral hoard and approved by
the supreme court. It was esti-
mated these Increases would boost
Jal or costs to the Industry be-
tween $7,200.000 and 112.000.-
Labor demands for reduced
working hotitv and other benefits
had been granted,
A 0 pound 14 ounce daughter
was born to Mr. and Mrs. B. O.
Moa at 10 p. m. Saturday In
North Plains hospital,
Jews Attacked by
Poles In Warsaw
On 2 Programs
Members ot the Borget 11 * j; Ii
School Hand last wck-end i"<ik
part on two programs.
On Friday morning the entire
organization opened the education
conference al Canyon by playing
Friday night Director .1 R
Walker served as unes! conductor
al a concert of the Slaton High
School Hami and several bands-
men also took jiati on the pro-
gram Walker dlrei e«l the Sla
ton hand in a march
A saxophone ((itlnlei from '.he
Horger baud, composed of Louie
Cohu. Afton Kdwards, Hetty Lou
Hockley. Tom Wiggins, and Jim-
my Phillips, played a number
"Old Comrades." Louie Cohu
(Continued on Page SBVKNl
; Hold Two Youths
Phillips officers today were
I holding 1#'" Phillips youths, one
; ! tl yearn old, Hie other 14. Ill ■ -on-
1 neetlnii With a serien of ear 1 hefts
at the reflni ry ■ .immunity.
Special Officer Dopier arrested
the two hoy'i last night following
a chase on the road to Plemotis.
Ho and H. ('. Stewart captured
llii-ni after they deserted the car
they said was stolen from Stewart
No charges had been filed late
this morning, as the Phillips of-
ficer had not yet come to Bnrger
with the boys.
Records of the local police de
pnrtment show that both have
been charged with theft here.
According to local officers, the
boys admitted driving oft several
cars at Phillips until they had run
out of gas, then leaving them.
HON IH BORN
Mr. and Mrs. O. A Alexander
are the parents of an S pound 7
ounce son. born at ll:5f> p m
Saturday In North Plains hospital.
WARSAW. Poland. March 21 --
(/P)- Poland and Lithuania, de.
elding not to go to war, made
plans today to fix up an old rail-
way line so they could resume
The polish Railway ordered
work begun at once ou repairing
the right-of-way or the Wilno-
The turn from war to peaco .was
ueeompliHhed on Saturday by Mtb
llanta s acceptance of Polish de
mauds that communications ha.re.
sinned and thai the two countries
; exchange diplomatic envoys.
side by side, 1 ho two nations
had been at odds sL'ce Poland
I took Wllito, the old Lithuania!,
capital. 18 years ngo
An exposition of the tusks ahead
was expected from Foreign Mlnis-
ii r Joseph Beck when he addrcss-
' "S I lie Poll vh.
Í Meanwhile, polish newspapers
reported thai Marian Kuselal-
Kowski, Polish minister of social
welfare, would be named Minister
I'o Kaunas. Lithuania, as part of
Mil friendship agreement He ia
1 Lithuanian by birth.
The war. scare over, moat news-
paper comment centered around
Jews who were blamed for riot-
ing 011 .Saturday because they as.
¡K' rtedly Mimed a rur. on batik's
j The Sludetits' Association of
Warsaw by resolution demanded
'hat all persons who withdrew
their savings should !> ■ deprive*!
of liti.'enslilp and that the froti
¡tier should be closed to Jewish
refug -, n from Austria.
The asHoeiatlon' youthful chntr-
Itnnti Boles in w Jahlonski, mid 2K
other -'indents were taken into
¡custody Sunday for inciting aiiti-
; demitk tooling
A number of Jews worn attack
led Sunday In Warsaw by extreme
nationalists who felt the govern.
' ment had bee# too letiieni toward
Two persons ware killed and
more than 100 Injured during dis-
For the most part, hoi
was a happy Sunday
Polish troops paraded
ly bat peg
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