Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 201, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 12, 1938 Page: 1 of 6
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BORGER. TEXAS. TUESDAY, JULY 12, 1938
SIX PAGES TODAY t
PSICg FIVE CBfll
THIRD LEG OF
Flier Lands Ship In
City At 12 P. M.,
MOSCOW, July 12—
Howard Hughes landed his
big silvery monoplane at 9
p. m. tonight (12 p. m., CE'T)
at Omsk, Siberia, approxi-
mate halfway point of his
At Om«k Hughes hall covered
6,696 roll of his projected 14..
709-mile globe girdling course
and hud completed three of the
Intended alt lesa of hla Journey.
The American flier and hla four
companions covered the 1,380.
in tie dtatuoce from Moscow In
seven honra 36 minutes.
Yakutsk *Next Htop
When he left M<£cow Hughes
indicated that Yakutsk. Siberia,
¡1.177 mllea northeaat of Omak.
would be hi* next halting place
Forty-two hour*, 40.minute*
out of New York, Hughe* was
well ahead of the round.the.
world record of the late Wiley
(Post did not atop at Omak,
but lie took «lightly over 69 houra
to reach Novoalblrak. 6U0 mllea
Hu hea Ms monoplane reach-
es a point beyond Sverdlovsk,
over 1.00# mi Usa (rom Moeoow, ai
7 p. m. (10 a. m.. CST). Sverd-
lovsk Ilea beyond the Ural monn-
taina, on the European aide of the
border between European Russia
and Aaiattc Siberia.
The bis monoplane croaaed the
Volgu river at Kaian. more than
400 mllea from Moscow. a little
more than two houra after the
In Momcow Only II Houra
Hushea and hla four com pan-
lona took off In their aleek silver
monoplane from Moacow'a central
airport at 1:16 p. m. (4:26 a, m.,
CSTi two houra and 18 minutes
Hfter they arrived from Paria,
They had 6,000 mllea of Soviet
territory ahead of them aa their
heavily loaded plane sped away
on the l.SSO.mlle hop to Omak.
They completed the Paria.Moa.
cow flight of 1,641 mllea in 7
hours and 49 minutes, bringing
(Continued on page SIX)
Plenty Of Cokw In Oklahoma Primary Campaigns
E. W. Marland
Is Given A Stay
MIAMI. Pla., July II — (*v~
The electrocution of franklin
Pierce McCall for the kidnaping
of Jamee Bally Oaah. Jr.. waa
Circuit Judge H. P. Atkinaon
granted MoCall's counsel, C A.
Avrielt, a writ of error permit-
ting an appeal to the State Su-
prome Court. The writ is return-
able Oct. 31. The execution, ache,
duled the week of July 36, Is auto-
"The principal contention we
will make," Avrlett aald, "wNl be
that owing to the peculiar wording
of the kidnap atatute the defend-
ant, pursuant to a plea of guilty,
should have the benefit of a jury
paaalng upon the point of whether
he la entitled to a recommenda-
tion of mercy."
The sUte'a "Lindbergh law"
provides death for violation un-
less a Jury should recommend
life Imprisonment. Judge Atkin-
son conducted McQall's trial with,
out a jury and the death sentence
waa conaldared mandatory.
HINTIXOTO . W. Va..
— 01 ) — Three tiisM, Italian
FDR MAY DELAY
Him To Wait Till
WASHINGTON, July 12—</P)
The possibility that Presiden I
Roosevelt might ileluy Detection of
a Hew Supreme Court .luatice un-
til Congress meets in Juttunry
wuh considered today by capital
Attorney General Camming*
held Inst August thut an appoint-
incut to the court could be made
whether Congress waa In aeaalon
or In receaa. Hence, if the preal-
dent dealred, he could chooae u
successor to the late Justice Hen.
umln Cardoso in time for the be-
ginning of the court term in Oc-
The Semite, however, eventual,
ly must pasa on all recess ap
•Mill .1. ItilNkob
Pierre H. <lu Pont
SHANGHAI, July 12 (£>)—
Jupauesc bombera raided Chinese
polntmcnta. There were aome whft positions on the outskirts of Kitt-
sug«eatcd that. Mr. Roosevelt kltt K ,<,d y wl,M" Chlneae defend,
might prefer to have the Senate *'''*■ preparing to right to n finish
vote on hia nominee before the leave nothing valuable he-
latter actually took his seat, lest h,nd- ayatematicaliy destroyed
the nomination lie rejected and Kluklung waterfront properties,
cause embarraaament. including American possessions.
The Oklahoma nemocratir primary cumpalgna for U, S. senator «nd governor hold nation-wide Inter*,
est because the Roosevelt administration la concerned about both In the Senate race, the New Dealers
want to re-elect Klnter Thomas. Hut giving the aenutor a hot fight is the colorful Comer smith, whose
Mr. Roosevelt has given no In-
dication, as far as is known here,
when he will aelcct Justice Car-
Jupaneac troops attempted to
land on the west hank of the
channel leading into Poyaug
doso'a successor or whom he will Luke' le" m""s du" e,lHl ot Klu"
campalgn methods are modeled on those of the late Huey Long. Smith, one.time head of the Town-1 "Opolnt. ; down
send, movement in Oklahoma, denounces both Senator Thomas and the third candidate. Gov. K. W. | H<* Htt,d yesterday at Wichita1"1' liv<" H*nkow,
Marland, who is running as a 100 per cent New Dealer at the mime tlmg tlui.ILhe dcjinintia neulrallti# ¡ l"XUs. 'Bexaa, while announcing Chinese capital and Jaj>-
ifiim the iMtiijinal.Administration. The New Dealers wount iftre to oefeat WilHam H. "Alfalfa Hill" the appointment of 39-year-old UIU'8(' #0*1
array in the battle for the nomination for governor but the rip-snorting "Alfalfa Bill" seem to have I Gov. James V. Allred to a district
LOANS TO FORE
BODY FINDS TWO
TRIED TO EVADE
OVER A MILLION
Sold Securities T o
Each Other, Then
WASHINGTON, July 12
—<#■>— The United State*
Board of Tax Appeals found
today that Pierre S. Du Pont
and John J. Raskob had at-
tempted to evade mote than
$1,000,000 of income taxes
by "paper transactions" in
The exact amount of additional
taxes due on their 1939 Incomes
waa left by the board to bo de-
termined later, but attorneys es-
timated Raskob might be bald to
owe about (1,000,000 and Du Pont
Du l*ont, a large contributor to
Republican campaign funds la
1936. is chairman of the Board
of Directors of E. 1. Du Pont Da
Nemours and Company. Raskob
was chair v in of the Democrat!*
National Committee and campaign
manager for Alfred E. Smith, in
1928, but turned against Hooaa
velt and with Smith promoted the
Liberty League in opposition ti
Sold to Bad other
a lead over William S. Key. former atate head of WPA; Leon C. 1'hllllpa. former speaker of the state
legislature; Jack Walton, who once held the tgffiee and was Impeached; and Ira Pinley, left-wing labor
leader. The primaries are today.
TO RESIGN JOB
AUSTIN, July 12 — (fp) —
Associates of Gov. James V. All-
red. chosen by President Roose-
velt to be federal judge for the ed by President Roosevelt to
South Texas District, voiced the nominate liberal candidates, wrote
opinion today he would resign as ¡ hH,r ""w"rs on ballots in to.
governor soon after the Demacra-1 °f'* l>l,mu'y-
. i When the votes are counted Mr,
tic run.off primary, Aug 87. ; ltoosove1t w,„ ,)e abl„ lo ohec¿
Allred was en route here from eff (<f tht, , on the baok
Amarillo after accompany ng the g<jn ^
Japanese warships put down a
Judgeship, that he would seek "to '" rage to cover the troops' ad.
nominate "younger men to posl- VH"CP. Inside Klnklaug the Chi-
IIous on the federal bench." M<""' l',,8ho'1 barbed wire eutungle-
Justlce Hugo L. Black was 61 ,nBnts « ndbag barricades and
years old at the time of his up. "'enches in the streets.
WASHINGTON, Juiy 12—(/P)
federal farm officials began
drnfUnp, details today of u wheat
loan program, made mandatory
by the forecast of a near-record
Although provisions will not be
announced for a few days, it was
generally expected the loans
would lie about 59 cunta a bushel,
the minimum ullowod under the
new crop control uct. The maxi-
mum la about 8t> cents.
The loans can be obtained by
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 12
(/pi Oklahoma Democrats, urg-
president to the Panhandle City
Admirers formed a delegation to
welcome him at the railroad sta-
Allred apparently will be suc-
ceeded for a brief time by Lt.'Gov.
Walter P. Woodul of Houston,
who Is a candidate for Attorney
General. The, rapidtdate Receiv-
ing the gubernatorial nomination
In the Aug. 37 i tin-off will be
Inaugurated next January.
Woodul, who was here today.
seeking a third term.
The election was the first test
at the polls since the president
started his western tour through
states where administration Sen.
ators are up for renotnination.
He also has given verbal pats on
the back to Senators Barkley of
Kentucky, the Democratic lead-
er, IInlkey ot Ohio and Cara-
way of Arkansas.
A record upproarhlng 600.000
Democratic votes was forecast
said hill prospective service as i, „ , . , , ....
governor would have no Bffpi.t | ^«use of Intense Interest In the
on the vigorous campaign he is
waging for Attorney General.
There was considerable specul.
atlon oVer the possibllty of Woo-
dul calling a special session of the
legislature this fall. Some per-
sons believed legislation should
be deferred until the new gov.
«rnor and new legislature lake
office In Jacuary.
In his Okluhoma City speech
the presiden! said Thomas had
Wrigley Knew All
About Dizzy's Arm
polnt.inent by Mr, Roosevelt Inst , M,mt civilians had fled with j r,w|1() wtM|( t0 M|0ro their
Auguat. and Justice Stanley P. Io,',,ikii missionaries from Kluki- ¡ W|H.U( until prices Improve. They
.Reed was 58. They are the young- unR' establishing an emergency ,|r(, required by law whenever the
refuge zone at Killing, a motín- jmy estimate of production ex-
tain resort 1.5 miles away. ¡ ceeda normal domestic and export
( hiñese planea bombed Japan- of ,|I)(>1|| 750,000.000 bu-
ese warships off Pengtseh and
Hukow. I hey claimed several Tin, federal crop reporters pre.
• |dieted yesterday a yield of
Cbínese forces occupied British 102.000 bushels, only tt.000.tt00
property along the Kluklung riv- j bushela short of the record 1915
mounting guns and cut. crop.
After the 1939 Stock Mark*
crash, Du Pont and Raakob sold
about $4,jM 0.000 of securitlaa to
each otfeér at prlcea far "
what tfeey had paid tor
KventnaUy they resold tka
CHICAGO, July 12
est members of the court
Van Nuys, Foe Of
cr fro nt
i ting loopholes in warehouses and
.. , , Í Reports from British contpan-
mocratic Convention today re- leH tndlcated the
INDIANAPOLIS. July 12
A "love featlng" Indiana De-
. , maH m. — Chinese were
nominated by acclamation Sen. determined to utilize every means
lrunil<Labli,ti, If.. .. .... _ <l
Owner P K Wrigley of the I V"" NU?'. "f < repulse „ Japanese landing at
n,. 1,'k u . * i Pr—d#nl «'>" «velts court andKlukiang The dispatches also
Chicago Cubs who engineered one government reorganisation bills, Suld Chinese decided to destroy
of baseball's biggest deals when who at one time had threatened to riverfront property of the Stan-
he paid $185,000 nnd gave the
St. Louis Cardinals three players
for Dlzsy Dean, said today he
knew there was a "question mark"
on the hurler's arm when the
transaction was made "and there-
fore we can have no squawk."
Dean, out of action with a sore
arm since May 4. was ordered by
Wrigley yesteiday to be ready to
pitch within u week. Today. Wrig-
ley spoke freely of a transaction
which many fans believe resulted
In the Cubs acquiring a "lame
Wrigley reVcaled that he had
seek re-election as an Independ-1
Naming of Van Nuys. estranged
until last week from the purty's
state organization headed by
Gov. M. Clifford Townsend, was!
only a formality.
The way for Van Nuy's renom-
Ination was cleared a week ago
last night when Governor Town-
send Invited him to become a
candidate before the convention.
The seuator accepted. Then all
obstacles in Van Nuys' path were
dard Oil Company because of
A Japanese naval officer an.
(Continued on Page SIX
By Jap Bombers
CANTON. China, July 12 f/p)
Japanese warplunes bombarded
i'wuvbi.ivo us i oil ll jo |>ii i. ii w*7i r , ,, , ...
removed by lh «UMraw.,1 iiielr.,poll« iwie. to.
(Continued on «X, j
H. R. Tolley. agricultural ad-
justment administrator, said that
storage of wheat under govern-
ment loans was not the only me.
(hod tlie administration expect* to
employ to combat the surplus pro-
"We've got to export a lot of
wheat," he said.
The administrator said that
consider atlon was being given,
among others, to proposals to sub*
sldixe exports of the grain, but
that no decision hud been reach-
Exports or 1 !i7 wheat totaled
about 85,000,000 bushels. Tolley
said present prospects for ex-
They nlaimad deduction*
their Income tax for the Iomms in-
dicated by the differences be-
tween the original value of the
securities and the prices at «hleh
the securities were sold.
The board said, "when inaawd
up, our whole question Is one aa
to Whether the transactions con-
sidered are such as the statutes
as to deductible losses Intended
and contemplated, or were paper
transactions to escupe tax liabili-
"The matter before us here
required examination in the light
ot the ordinary actions and reac-
tions of men, guided by Criteria
of reasonable human behavior tn
"So viewed, they demónstrete,
in our opinion, the complete Im-
probability of the asseverations of
petitioner that the
bona fide, real, free
ment to reacquire In
result—the complete rotura to
original ownership. Swell a result
cou|4 conceivably be without de-
sign, but such a thing would In
entirely too remarkable tor ha«
"Men do not conduct them-
selves and accomplish the end as
did these parties toward each oth-
been of "enormous help" to the tried to make the Dean ileal, con. ¡ KI-KH NAME McCORMICK
administration He added a kinfi turn mated April 10. on a contln.i ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., July
remark for another Senatorial g^nt baais a portion of bis 12 — (/P) —Dr. Kdward James district near the
deal governor. Hut ThomaB claim-
the WongMha station and causing !
52 deatJts and Injuries to 200. ;
The raiders heavily strafed ihe i
station area and the residential j
porta during the next 12 months ¡ er. and attain an end so ad van ta.
did not exceed 100,000.000 bush- geous to tbelr fortunes, without a
els. ! common understanding. This de~
A third step in the surplus re. >lK« was too complete to be With,
movai program, he explained, will j out designer.
he promulgation this week of a ' "The record before us bears ita
program for a small wheat crop ' transparency, and though the re-
(Continued on page SIX) spondent (government) had, con.
trary to the usual situation, the
burden of proof because of hsv.
MATIIIS IT'S TIKI HOT '
MYC'RHft ENTERTAINED BV
EIIDIK PAl'MNE HAKI>EH
Miss Eddie Pauline Harder was
presented to the Junior Chamber
of Commerce In a clever routine
of tap dancing and Vocal selec-
tions at the organisation's rcgu.
lar luncheon yesterday. Miss Hard,
er was accompanied at the piano
by Miss Betty Dunlap.
Brian Hooks was Introduced
as a new member of the club.
Sammy Cox waa present as a guest.
West Texas: Partly cloudy to-
night ant' Wednesday, probably
local showers in extreme west
Oklahoma: Partly cloudy to.
night and Wednesday, unsettled
at timas In north portion.
I lug raised this issue after pro-
B but weather appears to be. ceedlng was filed, In our opinion
V\. Marland, now money back If the Dean and arm MeCormlck, Toledo. Ohio., surgeon Memorial this morning. Shortly ! 'Baking "la )y bones' out of law. thu, t)Ur,t«.n wa4 abundantly met.
..... m. dldn.t rome „p tQ par by a 8pel,|. was elected Grand Exalted ruler ¡after noon the air alarms shrilled j breakers here, for during the past, <«rt> r(,at,h „ different i-onclu-
ed the stronger ravor.
The president had no such
back-pat for Rep. Gomer Smith,
the third Senatorial candidate.
(Continued on page SIX)
Moslem Holy Man
Is Shot To'Dcath
JERUSALEM, July II—(J*V~
Guns roared again today In the
crumbling streets of Jerusalem's
old city and took the life of the
high Moslem Holy Man Sheik All
He was shot down In the Mur-
Istan quarter while on his way to
the Alaks Mosque. A passing
Arab woman was wounded by a
stray bullet. The assaMlns escap-
Since violence broke out July
S, 47 Arabs and 34 Jews llave
been killed, 148 Arabe and 88
Jews wounded, five British sol.
dlers wounded and fifteen roving
of thf Benevolent and Protective again, bringing a new wave of three days no arrests, outside of g|<vn would require us to be blind
traffic violations, were, recorded, mi fact and to place a premium
In either the police ur sheriff dt- on ingenuity, rather than bona
Wrigley believes Dean, at 2?.Order of Elks today, to succeed panic while rescue squads still
still hus many years of good Major Churles Spencer Hart. New were picking up casualties from
pitching before him. | York. ¡the first attack.
" We Want Democracy To Work" FDR Says
Aboard President Roosevelt's Judsc Benjamin C. Milliard,
train en route to Snn Francisco,
July 13 —ifh—President Raose.
velt asserted today that "we want
democracy to worm."
"That 1s our chief objective,"
tne president told a crowd estl.
mated by police nt more than 15,.
Mr. Roosevelt devoted much of
his Pueblo «nlk to describing the
government's forces toward con-
servation of natural resources,
and described the government as
"a common meeting ground" for
the states in adjustments of their
000, in a brief rear platform ad- differences, particularly those ln-
dress from his special train at
"We don'l want to copy
other forma of jptverwment,"
lie said. "Oars is good enough
The president avoided refer-
ence to Colorado's Democratic
senatorial primary, making no
mention either 6f Senator Alvs
injured. B. Adams or his primary rlvri,
. ■ a...* - i *• "«•« * «• • *|k*A ** «►** «
His only mention of a Colorado
official came when he said, dis-
cussing Interstate water prob-
"Your governor and I have
talked about them."
His address last, night, at Ama.
rlllo, Texas, Ellwood Park was
delivered in a driving, wind-
blown rain. The president, spurn.
ing a rain coat, stood hatlesa fac. i
ing the atortn.
He interspersed a talk on farm- i
¡ng and water conservation with
tests on the rain. More seriously. ,
the president said at the end of j
"I think this little shower that
we've had Is a mighty good j
That remark, coming while the |
rain soaked the president to the
skin and blew so hard in his face '
that his eyes were squinted. ¡
brought a roar from the crowd.
Krnmi Thompson, candi-
dal^ for governor, was the
last man M be with President
RoOM'Vflt aa the special train
left Amarillo lent nlglit.
Col. Thompson thanked the
Chief Executive for coming
I o 111 home town and the
Ptiwidcnt replied that he was
"happy and plcaacd to be
The Ainarlllnnn thanked
liini for -emliug hint to the
World Petroleum Congress In
Pnrt« this jear,
"I made a g« o<! selection,"
Mr. Itoowvelt smiled. "Vou
¡dent at Pueblo. Worth Allen,
chairman of the Colorado
Democratic committee, and
A. Mursh. Democratic
committeeman from that
hoarded the tralo at Amarillo.
Judge Benjamin C. Hllliard of
¡the Colorado Supreme Court wlr-
!cd Mr. Roosevelt regrets that ha
j would not be able to welcome him
at Pueblo. Hllliard. who is
, Ing Adams tor the
senatorial nomination said Ml i
I did a great work there,"
I .Speeding onward from that 1 ruahlng to'Ki
Texas city. White House officials ¡ bedside of a
aboard the prudential special , dergolng a serious
j train announced Governor Teller There was a
Amnions and Senators Alva B. Ihe president's train
I \dains nnd Edwin C. Johnson of ¡talks yesterday and the
I Colorado would greet the prest, i (Continued ot paga
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