Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 125, Ed. 1 Friday, April 15, 1938 Page: 1 of 8
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Blankets daily neept Saturday Mm
oil, gaa, and carbon blMk eoamuo-
Itie , and the great North PlaüM
(arm rogion. A heme newspaper.
Stands behind «vary movement for
improvement of Borger and tha citr'a
trade territocy. Containa all tha HOjMI
while it ia news.
'BORGER, THE WONDER CITY—CARBON BLACK CENTER OF THE WORLD"
VOL. 12—No. 125
(ASSOCIATED PRESS — NBA SERVICE)
BQRGEK, TEXAS, FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 183S
EIGHT PACKS TODAY
Throw Out Ball
WASHINGTON. April 15 —
(rt>) President Roosevelt pro-
mlMMl Clark cirlfflih, preal.
of the Washington liuse-
bull club, today that lie would
)>« on hand to throw out the
I mi 11 for (hit open In* American
l.engue game here Monday.
Washington piny* thr Phila-
(Irlfflth called at the White
Houae to present n bluck lea-
ther billfold, with "P. D. B."
initialed In told and contain-
I UK a season league pass, to
To Mr . Roosevelt. (irlfflth
gave a black handbag, also
Initialed with a season pass
Alexander Appointed New City Manager
Wheat Little Damaged,
Declares County Agent
"l don't believe we're hurt heads, but the majority appeared j spring the wheat crop should be
very much." «aid Clyde Carrutli, to be all right. j a* good as the one laat year, the
county agent, when naked today lleuils Mot lllg KiiourIi county agent suid. The extra
about the condition of the wheat ¡ The heads Inaerted under the good crop of la*t year was cut
SEEKS TO END
By WILLIAM L. BRALR. JR.
WASHINGTON. April 15 <*>)
President Rooaevelt linked to hla '
multl.billion dollar recovery pro.1
gram today a conciliatory pleu for
cooperation apparently dealgned
to allay any buelneea fear* of fu.
ture administration moves
In word, lu tone. Mr. Roose.
veli's meaaage to Congress and
hla address to the nation appear-
•ft to encourage support *oi his
e>end-for.re(ovary proposals from
ataunchest critic of enlarged
federal spending - business.
Noticeably absent In both was
any attack on "economic royal,
iats." on abuses of the "small mi-
nority," on the "aelflahness on
the pari of the "few" which he
aald March 2.'! in Onineavllle, (ia..
waa holding back "national pro-
gress and natloual prosperity."
Instead, the preaident apoke of
"aelf-reatraiut," and said that
while time would bring the ne-
cessity of new adjuatments, "our
Immediate task la to consolidate
f and malntuln the gaina achieved."
He declared that bualueas not on-
ly "mutt help" hut that "I am
sure business will help" lu re.
storing re<H;i /.
Senator Byrnes (D.SC), one of
those • ' . conferred with Mr.
Roosevelt on preparation of the
recovery message, atresaed its
conciliatory approach by joining
It with the prealdent'a "no re.
crlmlnationa" note to House
leaders after a Democratic.Re-
publican coalition hud smashed
bis government reorganization
This assurance, Byrnes said,
was designed as much to quiet
business uneasiness over possible
retaliatory measures as to reas-
sure the representatives voting
vfcalnat the hill.
on the North Plains following the microscope measured I Inch long,
recent blizzard. Carrutli said, utul are not. quite
Curruth collected n number of hlg enough to determine the full
wheul head apecimens from some extent of injury.
four or five field* and examined The specimens used for test
them thoroughly under the int. were gathered In field* where the
croscope to determine whether wheat was more exposed to the
they were Injured. He said that' weather.
there might lie some blasted : Kighth-lncli Haiti Kails
heads or some mealies on the i Should there he no hall this
slightly by huil and so turned out
An eighth of an Inch ruin fell
ye*terduy from Prlngle to the
eust side county Hue to give udd.
ed moisture to that area. Up to
date there is about eight to ten
Inches of moisture In the ground
on the North Plains, Carruth
MAY QUIT ON
Pilgrims In Jerusalem
And Vatican Dignitaries
Mark Death Of Christ
i TOKYO. April 1 r> — (/p) —
Premier Prince Pmnlmaro Ko-
noye wu said today to be ready
to resign because of a split among
his ministers over mobilising
¡ Japan's full military strength In
un effort to achieve a quick and
final victory in China.
i Current dispatches from Shan-
(rfll Irtdiente the Japanese drive
in Central China has been stalled.
, at least temporarily, and that
1 Japanese have suffered sharp re.
Fear Kffect In China
The army and navy were said
to be strongly opposed to any
To Buy 1000 War
Planet In U. S.
SHANGHAI, April 1.1—</P)
The .Inpatient, army's spokes,
man today refused to deny or
confirm tlir conclusion of
most neutral military experts
here that the Japanese army
suffered a major disaster. Its
first In motlera times, in the
recent battle In southern Shan,
The experts xnld rotlNerva.
live estímate* Indicated Jap-
anese force*. liad suffered
more than AO per rent casual,
ties in righting of the past ten
«lays, in which tliey were
thrown hack from Talereh.
wnnjg on the Grand Canal to
Vllislen, 110 milcv to the north-
WASHINGTON. April 15- (/p>
Ureal Britain intends to buy ap-
proximately 1,(100 war planes in
the Untied Sluts*, a highly au-
thoritative person said toduy.
Moat of them will be high,
spend bombers with medium
range, this person said, express-
ing the belief American factories
will be capable of filling the or-
der without Interfering with the
war plane building progrum of
the United States army and navy.
American experts say Britain
doe« not need the long-range type
of bomber used by the United
Slates because of geographical
differences, but can buy lu this
nation plenty of planes capable
of meeting any needs on the con-
To Be Tomorrow
Borgans Going To
Several local men, representa.
Uvea of the varloua carbon com-
panlea and refineries, will at-
tend a dinner of the Panhandle
Plains section of the American
Chemical Society In Amarillo to-
They nre Roy King, P. M. Wad-
dill, R. P. Roberta, Harry Dren,
nen, Frank Dillingham. B. 8.
Re in bold. R. W. Skoog, John
Dallon Lehr. Several others are
expected to make the trip.
Di\ Frank C. Whltmore, noted
, chemist, will make the main ad-
| dresa of the evening. Hla lecture
la one of three he la making In
Texas. the others taking place
In Houston and Austin.
Two hundred are anticipated
for tha event. B. B. Relnbold la
eonncllor of the organisation and
Rector P. Roberta, treasurer.
Word waa received hare today
from Secretaiy W. A. Olark for
tlinae interested In coming to the
meet to attend rdgardleas of
whtthir they have made reserva-
tlóna. which will not he abaolute.
cabinet resignation at this time,
fearing the effect upon troops in
Putting Japan upon a full was
time basis would Involve invok-
ing the national mobilisation luw.
which gives the government un-
limited power to draft Japnn's
manpower nnd economic resourc.
es in n war emergency.
The premier won passage of
lite measure during the March
sitting of parliament after bitter
opposition ouly with n promise
that It would not be used during
the present Incident In China. .
The fact that both Japan's
leaders and the public have been
concerned for some time by what
they believe is the danger of war
with Soviet Russia, contributed
to the serlouaneas of the dispute.
Troop* To soviet Border
It was understood that Japan
recently moved aome regular
army units from China battle-
fronts to Manahoukuo to man
j the Manchojikuo-Sovlet Siberia
Last rltea tor Mrs. Julia Moore,
00, who died Wednesday night at
the home of a daughter. Mra. H.
R. llauua. will be held tomorrow
morning at 0:30 o'clock in the
Carver Funeral Chapel. The Rey.
L. O. Byerly will officiate.
Interment will be in Llano
cemetery in Amarillo, with Dr.
C, C. Grimes of that city officiat-
ing at graveside services.
Beside* Mra. Hanna, Mrs.
Moore Is survived by another
daughter, Mrs. Rvelenu Thomp-
son of Rl Paso; u son, Burton L.
Moore of Amarillo; one slater,
Mrs. R. C. Harrell of Kansas City;
and two grandchildren. Lea
Thompson and Patricia Ann Hun.
JRRUSALEM, April 16 ~</P)-
The Holy city of Jerusalem today
led all Christendom in mourning
the death of Christ.
Long before dawn, pilgrims in
their thousand* hurried to the old
city along the worn, cobbled laues
leading to the chapel of Calvary
for the first somber, age-old cer-
emonies of Good Friday.
Because of structural damage
to the church of the Holy Sepul-
chre, authorities ut first forbade
congregation* to assemble there,
but luter altered the orders to
permit pilgrims to enter the
church in groups of ten, at their
(An earthquake last October
damaged steel and wooden sup.
ports of the church.)
Kneel In Pale Glare
Promptly at 6:30, great doors
of the cliupel swung shut upon
those kneeling lu the pale glare
j of oil lamps und cuiulles hung
from the dark roof.
All Christendom wus represent-
ed in the congregation which
heard the celebrant begin the
ceremonies of the mass.
Then they looked up for the
adorution of the cross as they
heard the worda: "Behold the
, wood of the croas on which hung
.the suvlor of the world."
j The ce ram o ii I en continued until
Take Rf.ure of Cross
! Rarly this afternoon thousands
in procession trod the Via Dolor-
osa. visiting the stations of the
: cross— familiar ceremony In ev-
ery Roman Catholic church ~
along the road of Christ's strug-
gling steps to Calvary.
And like the Roman centurions
or 19 centuries ago, British po.
lice officers, heavily armed,
guarded each step of the way.
That was mindful of the Aruh.
(Continued on Page TWO)
TO HIGH POST
Grubbs; Goes Out As
Claud* Alexander, Bor-
ger city clerk for the paat
three year*, was appointed
city manager at a apecial
called meeting of the Borger
City Commission yesterday
Alexunder waa named to the
position by an ordinance passed
by the commisslqpers repealing
a part of a recent <u'4Jjiance,
Superintendent and Principal Re-Elected
passed on March 12, wTiiub had
transferred the city man 14 '
duties to the city commission.v
The new city manager will be
paid a salary of $200 a month,
plus the necessnry expenses In-
curred in carrying out his duties.
He will furnish bond of $10.000,
as provided by the City Charter.
Appointed to the office lert
vacant since the commission on
March 12 ousted by ordinance
Lloyd 8. McCann, City Manager
Alexander today said he was
temporarily re.appointing all city
Officers, with one exception, sub.
Ject to the approval of the city
commission, which meets uext
The exception waa Joe Grubbs,
Identification officer on the local
Alexander said tliat "today is
(Continued on Page FOUR)
It. V. ItA KKit
JOHN I,. MI/HI,!.
PHILLIPS SCHOOL BOARD RENAMES
SUPT. MIZELL, PRINCIPAL BAKER
REBEL TROOPS f
Coffee To Go To
Judge Norman Coffee and Fritz
Thompson will leave tomorrow
afternoon for Austin where they
will represent Hutchinson Conn,
ty at a meeting with the State
Highway Commission Monday af-
Plans for closing the slx-ntlle
gap north of Stinnett on Highway
117 will be discussed.
Delegations from Hansford
County and Ochiltree County nre
expected to leave Spearmun to-
morrow to Join the representa-
tives from this county.
Heing seventh of the list of ap-
pointments. it will probably lie
late Monday before they meet
with the commission.
H. N. Pruett, secretary of the
Chamber of Commerce, toduy
said a Chamber of Commerce
delegation also probably would
appear at Austin.
BURGOS. Spain. April IK —
(A*) — Insurgent forces of Gen-
1 eral Miguel Anuida today enler-
ed Vlnarox, Mediterranean Coat-
¡ al city on the highway linking
i' Barcelona with the rest of gov.
I eminent Spain
Aranda's hard driving columns! efficient school board.
John L. MitseJI wus re-elected
superintendent of the Phillips
schools at tr.e regular meeting of
the school board at. which tline
the trustees of the Phillips Inde.
pendent School District, elected
April 2. were Installed and the
R. V. Baker, principal of the
high ttcTfrml trnd John L Turpln.
principal of the elementary
school, were also re.appointed for
the school term.
The success of the Phillips
High School Is attributed largely
to the well-qualified faculty and
earlier In the day hud advanced
along the highway front San
Trustees of the school district
are A. 0. Uueiu, president, K. C.
Mateo through San Jorge toward Bell, secretary, C. H. Frit*, trea-
One of the orchids from the
plant considered 11s a whole I*
said to produce 74,000,000 seeds.
Occupation of Vlnnroz would
mean that Generolls*lmo Finn,
cisco Franco's five-week-old drive
had at last reached the Mediter-
ranean and the Insurgent wedge
had been driven between Cata,
lonin containing the government,
capital, Barcelona, and the resi
of government territory.
(The city lies 108 miles south-
west of Barcelona. Sit miles
northeast of Valencia, foi mel-
ca pit 111.)
HRNDAYR, France (At the
SpaiiiHli Frontier). April 15
(/¡pi An Insurgent force under
I General Miguel A run da today ac-
cupled San Jorge, six miles from
Vlnuro/. and the Mediterranean
The lost village barring the
way io direct assault on tin1 Bar-
celona government's main costal
From San Jorge the Insurgents
drove eastward along an improv-
ed highway, extending the sali-
ent by which they hope to split
Catalonia off from the rest of
Government Spain. By road the
distance from Sun Jorge to VI-
nnrox is eight miles.
surer, W. It Hayliurst, J. C. Cox
and "Red" Hoover. All nn>,em.
ployeen of the Phillips Petroleum
¡BWBB - —IP™•—ri mb th*r" '■
more Mild nourishment In a meal
of bread and cheene, with a glass
of beer, than In Ike moat expon-
•Iv "fancy dlahee."
bi Burglary Trial
Chief of Police Bill Batee, Po-
■ I Iceman Bill Chapman and Joe
, Grubbs, ex.polleeman Jack Lowe,
and Deputy Sheriff O. B. "Red"
Kills today went to Spearman
dlalrlct court to testify.
They were subpoenaed aa atate
wltnaaaea In the burglarjr trial of
three Borgane, W. N. "Dutch"
Mowery. Marion WeHa, and
"Short" Dormán, arreated here In
connection with a aerlea of bur.
glarlee at Rpearinan laat Decern.
France Seeks A
PABIS. April 15 -- (>p> — j
France will begin conversations
with Italy ne*t week, sources
close to the foreign office said |
today In an effort to woo Mus. j
aollnl from hla diplomatic alii-'
anee with Germany. \
Quickly following aucceaafulj
Anglo.Italian negotlatlona, to be
cor^luded by the algnlcg of an 1
agreement Saturday In Borne, j
Premier Hdouard Daladier hoped
to arrive at a similar agreement
before the League of Natlona
council meeta May #.
This would allow France to
follow the British lead in discus,
alon* before the league on
Rthlopla'a status under Italian
Bealdea recognition of II Duce'a
African empire, other apeclflc
quaetiona which probably would
b edlacuaaed between Home and
Paria Include the Mediterranean
atatua quo, foreign volunteera in
Spain and financial arrangeinenta
concerning tha French . Owned
railroad from Djibouti to Addia
11 Enter Typing
Maceo Seeks To
NEW ORLEANS. April 15 ~
(4>) — ■ Sam Maceo, widely known
Galveaton night cluo operator,
asked the United Statea Fifth
Circuit Court of Appeals to pre- >
vent hia removal to New York for
trial on narcotic charges.
He filed with the court his ap-
peal from an order of Judge T.1
Whitfield Davldaon of the South,
am Texaa Dlalrlct Court direct,
ing his rtmoval lo the Diatrlct
Court of the Southern Diatrlct
of New York.
Maceo waa arreated In Galvea-
ton October fi. 1937, and indicted
In New Yorl on chargea of con.
aplracy in the concealing, trantu
porting and aelhng of narcótica.
The American Legion "Mlns
Victory" contest ending in a trip
to the New York or Sail Fran-
cisco World's Fair Is getting un.
der way today. More than 20
girls are eligible to compete for
the big prlxe that will climax on
the night of May 14 at the grand
coronation alt to be staged in the
Legion Hall, according to Jack
Katah, the Victory Cotiteat chair,
Dick Bapp. co-chairman of the
Victory Contest, and Dudley Hoi.
loman, chairman of the nominal.
Ing committee, have added an.
other name lo the select group of
firte that nro entered In the race.
She Is Mlaa Joyce McBlroy, apon,
sored by Ifilectrlc City.
The Bed Bird Beauty Shop haa
entered Mlaa Gladys Cos as ita
candidate. Her campaign mana,
ger la Mra. Clyde Cox.
The glrla entered In the con.
(Continued on page THR UK)
Rleven students of the com-
mercial department of th" Bor-
ger High School will compete In
typing and shorthand contests at
the Inlersrholaatlc League Dis-
trict Meet at Pampa tomorrow.
Their names Inadvertently
were omitted from the list of lo-
cal competitors published yester-
Those entered for typing are:
Roae Cohn. Klnora Kngle. Betty
Lou Buckley. Harold Orman, H.
B. Glllman. William Mlxar, Syl-
via Byder and George Salatny.
Shorthand entrants are: Bonnie
Broyles, Barbara Freund, und
Two Borger boys also have en.
tered the meet's golf tourney to
take place tomorrow at the Pam-
pa Country Club. They are.
Phillip Koehler and Jack Robl-
son, both of whom shoot low
Tennla and volleyball conlóate
were scheduled for today.
Leaving tomorrow, Hornee
Clark, above, will lake up bi* (lu.
ti.'* Monday as assistant manager
of (lie three theatres In Seminóle,
Oklahoma, where the Griffith
Amusement Company is trans,
Clark, coming to Hnrger from
. Alius, Oklahoma, .lutie I of last
year, ha* made many friends
here. He *a.v* he regrets leaving
j the "friendliest people he ever
met anywhere" while serving the
Klg-Bex.Clrcle Theatres as ussla.
The many persons in Hutchin-
son county who grew to know
Horace wish lilm luck.
Mrs. Clark who has been visit-
ing a sister, Mrs. Howard Weston.
In Ponca City, for the past two
weeks, will join her husband In
Seminole next week.
MNOKRB TO MKKMT AT
PKIMULK NKXT SUNDAY
The semi-annual Hutchinson
County singing meeting will be
held ut 10 a. m., next Sunday,
April 17, C. D. Bosson. president
of the local chapter of the Pla-
teau Singing group, said today.
The Annual Plateau Singing
Convention will be held at Hud-
an. Tex.. June 1$ and 19. Bos-
■ I!JW • • J >> '
SEEKS TAX ON
Wants To Put Levy
WASHINGTON, April 15
•((/P)) -President Roosevelt,
, pressing his drive for busi-
ness recovery, said today he
would ask congress shortly
to strengthen anti-monopoly
law and to permit taxing the
i income from all future gov-
ernment bond issues and
He plans two messages to con-
gress on those subjects, lie told
his press conference.
The president, In his meaaage
yesterday asked congress to he
"definitely aware" of the need
for eliminate exemptions on
future bond uauea of all kinds
of government agencies and tor
subjecting salarlea and wages of
all kinda to federal and atate In-
Pay Mate Tax
State employes are now paying
a state Income tax are exempt
from the federal levy and federal
employes paying federal tax are
exempt from slate levies.
Roswell McGlll. under.secre.
tary of the treasury, estimated
that if all present federal, atate
and local securities and salarlea
were taxable, the additional fed.
eral Income tax revenue would
lie about $155,000,000 per year.
The piwaldent talked to the
large gathering of reporters
while his recovery campaign went
forward on many fronts.
He told the nation last night
that existence of "our democra-
tic Institutions" dependa on de.
fea tin the forces of depresalson.
Mu«t Increase Income
"All the energies ot govern-
ment nnd business must be di-
rected to Increasing the national
income, to putting more people
into private Johs, to giving secur.
Ity und a feeling of security to
all people In all walks of life,"
Mr. Roosevelt said In a "Fireside
Chat." brondenat throughout the
Congressional lenders sought
Immediate authorisation of the
♦ 4.500,000.000 lending and
spending program which Mr,
Federal reservo board officials,
following the treasury' releaaa
Of a 11.39:!.000,000 gold credit,
were expected promptly to reduce
bank reserve requirements by
11 50,000,000 In order to provide
a $2,180,000.000 expansion of the
nation's credit base,
Thinks of Liberties
With these activities
Roosevelt expressly hopes
check the downward trend
business and restore the national
economic health which he said In
his radio speech last night Is ea„
sential to the preservation of de.
"In recommending this pro.
gram," he said, "I am thinking
not only of the immediate eco.
nomlc needs of the people of the
nation, but also of their peraonal
liberties the most previous pos.
session of all Americans."
SLREP WAI.K KB Hl'RT
CORSICANA Tex., April 1|
- (JP) - J. J. DeWitt, SS.rcar.
old Resident of Coralcana, la !#•
oelvlng treatment in a local hos-
pital for a fractured left hip he
received when he fell while walk-
ing in his sleep last night. Hos.
pitnl attendants regard hla
dltion as critical.
By the Associated Presa
day financial and
markets were closed for
ninny ot them
extend into next
At New York,
New Orleans and
In this country there wMI be
no dealing* I*
cooler in southeast
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