Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Abilene Morning News: Tuesday, January 18, 1927 - Page 1

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1927, Abilene, Texas                                West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST TEXAS probably rein in por colder Volume TUESDAY JANUARY TWELVE NUMBER ASHABITUALDRIN Moody Becomes Texas Youngest Governor At HighNoon REBELS IN MEXICO SUFFER HEAVY CASUALTIES i Federal Reinforcements Are Sent To Jalisco As Catholic Rebellion Be comes By The Associated Press 3IEXICO More than 100 rebels have been killed by the federals in a bat tle near state of These are in addition to the 100 reported yesterday by the war depart This is the according to dispatches to the war the Catholic Archbishop Francisco Orozcoy Jimineze of Guadalajara had personally taken the field at the head of a revolutionary army under tire banner Viva Christo Kay Long Live Christ the Fear For His IAfe Cotholic headquarters in Mexi co City is without confirmation the archbishop is fighting as leader of the Is fear if he is very likely to be the Mexican war de partment today ordered federal reinforcements to entrain for the state of after receiving reports indicating that the Catho lic rebellion there had assumed more serious The regarding Arch bishop although given out by the war to night lacked official declaration of their th6 government committing itself only to the statement that it had been in formed the archbishop was lead ing a rebel army and that it was rushing Peru Turns Down Kellogg Plan on Tacna and Arica By The Associated Press Peru has rejected the proposal of Secretary Kelloggthat the disputed provinces of Tacna and Arica be ceded to The state department was so advised in a lengthy memorandum delivered to Kellogg today by Ambassador The text of the communication was made pub lic tonight at the Declaringthat because a plebis cite has not been held the two pro vinces continue to be the memorandum said Peru cannot accept the pro posed cession of the territory of and Arica to by purchase or by any other because he who has been defending1 for more than 40 years his rights over said territories cannot convert a mer chandise subject to a price how ever large this may VERXOX BOY DEAD mit TVilburn was killed near 12 miles north of when a car in which he was riding with another Ernest overturned Russells back was NICARAGUAS PEACE PLANS DEADLOCKED Neither Side Will Retire And Troops Not To Be Recalled BY WILLIAM FLTTHE Universal Service Staff Correspondent state department today abandoned hope of immediate peace in Nicaragua and made plans for the indefinite occupation of that county by American The department has been ad vised that neither Juan Sa rebel nor Adolf o will voluntarily eliminate And until one or the or both can be prevailed upon to the department feels that the presence of American naval forces there is absolutely for the protection of lives and it necessary American was Kevolt Is Blocked Unta today the state department had believed that would since American naval forces have made it well nigh impossible for him to prosecute the He is completely cut off from supplies of arms and so far as actual fightingis his revolt is has informed Julian who is that lie wiifnot who has the advantage of being in force and supported by the United also declared that he would not and opposes a special election at this The Cant state Be Forced it is would like to see President Diaz order an immediate election and but can not force him to do so fcince he was virtually selected and placed in office by the United Confidential reports from Ad miral declared that if the American forces are Diaz will be overthrown within after what he believes By The Associated Press who Sunday ex pounded the Christian use of the Bible to 256 University students in his Methodist Sunday school class Tuesday noon before thousands will be inaugurated as Texas youngest While the 33yearold Moody kept to his preparing his first message to the Miriam Texas first woman Monday was busy getting her office in order for who last summer defeated her by more than She signed a large number of proclamations for pardons and opened her doors to only the closest of The woman who in 1924 ran for after her hus James had been barred because of his im peachment in 1917 for misuse of public will step as chief executive with no re Ma Hasnt a Regret Everythings Im Everythings and Im singing in the she smilingly told The Associated I haveno There SECOND TEST PLANKED FOR MOTLEY AREA Pennington And Others Get Block of Acres For Drilling A r gr is Byrd being built on the ranch near Matador in Jlotley county for an oil well and the test will be spudded according to reports reach ing This will add ond wildcat project in as the Chechaco Oil Companys 1 northwest corner of section 26t block iu soon to be Object Is To Take Sole Governor Pope Is will prove the bloodiest revolut tion in Nicaraguan For this reason he advises that Ameri can forces be maintained there The state department is said to view the situation much as Ad miral Latimer does and has no intention of giving ground before congressional demands that Ameri cans withdraw and let Diaz and Sacasa fight it This became known today series of semiofficial rumors that the state department had done an aboyt face on the Nica raguan TVhile the Nicarasuan situation remained tenseness over Mexico had appreciably The state department was ap parently quite willing to have the claims commission and the Mexican courts act on the question of confiscated American Liberal com mander with 200 soldiers recently Amazing Secrets Of Herrin Gangs A sensational the real inside of the gang by Ralph reformed member of the Shclton begins vrith this issue of the Johnson traces the history of Hevrin and Williamson county from the days of tlio miners down through a Kn Klnx Klan fight to tlic present war which is being tvaged by two rival bootleg the Sheltons and the Johnson tells a story of or ganized gang warfare that you tvonld ncrcr dream cxistcr in America Torn to page 4 and begin the driven across the Costa returned today well and an attack on San Juan Del on the Pa cific Mother and Four Children Die In Burning Home By The Associated Press Chris and her four ranging in age from 3 to 7 were burned to death early today when they were in their home by The fire is believed to have started i an overheated Chris the was absent on a business trip in south ern Captive Is Identified At Borger As RobberSlayer of three men held here in connec tion with the fatal shooting of Monte during a filling sta tion has been positively identified as one of the bandits By The Associated Press con stitutional amendment to distribute the pardoning power between the chief justice of the su preme court and the attorney gen eral to supplant the present sole power of the is sought in a house joint resolution intro duced Monday by Bowen Pope of Jones The proposed pardon trio would be required to file with the sec retary of state reasons for all clem ency A popular vote on the amend ment is provided in the resolution for the general election in Novem School Program The friends of education got their sweeping program of reform and improvement of the Texas school system squarely before the Fortieth legislature Nineteen house bills and a joint resolution seeking ten constitu tional amendments introduced by Representative Brown of cover the recommen dations of the educational survey commission created by the Thirty eighth Other educational agencies of the state agree substantially on the major items of the but certain difference are expected to provoke floor fights while tie measures are being The program went before the Senate last week in measures sub sweet hours have more than com pensated for the Ferguson is proud to call herself a and she said she would be glad of the oppor to give more time to her loved Moody will be the first Texas governor inaugurated the ceremony to be staged on a large platform on the steps of the main Capitol The platform will face south toward Congress Rose Front Obscurity Within seven years Moody has mounted from the obscurity of the county attorneyship of William son county to the threshold of Pennington Amarillo have and others of blocked acres The region embracing and Stonewall counties is receiving considerable attention from reports The Hoffer Oil Companys 1 in King is reported ready to spud in after having skidded the The ori ginal hole was feet Drilling at El Capitan Oil Companys 1 northwest corner of the southwest quarter of sec tion blqck Crosby is reported mtfre than In Garza county the Deep Rock Oil Companys 1 Siven cejiter of section block is drilling ahead from The latest Dickens county re port is Bowser Mickels and others 1 Pitchfork shut down at Montray Oil Company and Clan cey Englishs 1 cen southwest section block shut down at Montray Oil and Englishs 1 southeast corner of the northwest section block shut Texas Fruit For Prince of Wales the governors rise that j down for fuel at has captured popular fancy and convinced that the red haired man is a person of Already they as a potential politicl speak of him Democratic vice presidential nominee in Just Taylor where Hundreds of will see Moody 36 miles from here Is in Williamson Moody was born and Taylor citizens for For Second Forecaster Says re ncwed cold wave was hastening upon the middle west tonight with a promise of snow flurries and the older generation there rem TO weather by Tho embers Moody when he delivered I intense coid win last until Tues milk for his when he sold goods for mail order when he worked for 20 cents a day in a grocery pack ing coffee in when as an electricians helper he earned enough money during the summer months to carry him through the State University law school Sister to Be There The most important personage from Taylor in the eyes of Moody mitted by Senators Witt and will be his Miss Mary Outstanding j who has mothered him Outstanding changes that would the time his mother be effected by the pending legisj The people of Taylor county lation include making the state and all Texas superintendent appointive for a fiveyear term by the state board of creating a new un varied board of education of eight members to be appointed by governor from 20 nominees submit ted by a committee of high state officials and election of county superintendents for five years by the county boards of ior Texas farmers from low cotton prices Monday was proposed by Senator Lloyd Price of Texarkana in a bill introduced in the Senate to exempt farm products and fam ily supplies of farmers from taxa unless a twothirds legislative vote shall at any time decree other Prices bill seeks to exempt cot ton mills and their incidental properties from taxation for a pe riod of 15 If the bill a constitutional election to vote on the proposed amendment will be held Novem ber The sum of is ordered appropriated for that Authorization of the creation of road district See Page 4 day night or Wednesday said the weather and it still will be cold Right back of that cold 5s another moving in from the Mackenzie river and already making itself felt in the border states of the In the Southwest a cold wave warning was with a fore cast of temperatures from five to ten degrees above accom pained by a lsht beginning The weathcr map today showed two low iressure storm centers which had centers in the northern lakes region and the far South west These fresh from the trees nt Corpus are now enroutc to they will go to tlie ticrakfast table of the Prince of Miss one reason they arc extrafine grapefruit is that tlicy have a short wave Wales there fore will not suffer when he cuts Oil Magnate Asks Endorsement Of Gas Wastage Bill By Universal ing1 the warning of President Cool idges special oil the nations oil industry as a whole is in accord with recommendations that gas wastage bo Mar land of the American Petroleum insti Wovk This gas by lessening the pressure in the countrys great oil threatens to cut down the possible oil production which at the present rate may he exhausted in seven the oiJ of which By The Associated Press Chipps in 1922 to start a grave yard and put Xorris in the same grave ith a Fort Worth the policeman testified here in Norris murder Chipps was killed by ISTorris more than five years after he made the alleged This was but one of numerous threats made by Cliipps against Norris according to testimony of a long line of witnesses who declared that Chipps was a bad man when drunk and and courteous when t According to the picture painted of the man who was slain by Norris in the pastors Fort Worth church study last the demon of rum in mo ments turned a gentlemen into a and dangerous who had many brushes with fought his and ened his Met Cliipps On Street It was as early as January that Chipps expressed animus to ward accordingto the story of John Fort Worth The patrolman met Chipps on a winter night acspa fellows en He wanted to tajke Jury Chosen To Try Man Charged In Fatal Cor lery By The Associated Press CORPUS of testimony in the case of Frank charged by indictment with the murder of Barnes of Cor pus and his In a bomb explosion here Nov ember will begin early Tuesday The jury panel was completed at oclock this evenlns after a day of monoton ous questioning of 85 required nearly twohours to select the last after another the veniremen express ing their conscientious scruples against the death The defense had exhausted eleven of Us peremptory chal lenges and the state 10 when the last juro rwas The jury is as follows well driller Secretary Work was re Cajn Aransaa Compress portcd Company Duke automo as chtirman of combilc deaier grain mlttee of the Petroleum Institute dealcr B L farmer seeking means to prevent Sa3 wast laid before Secretary Work the tentative draft of a bill to be intro duced in the Oklahoma State legis lie asked modification for its or He also asked that the terms of the designed to conserve gas pres sure in the oil applied to the Ofiage Indian oil lands and other government fields in that lumber dealer real estate man laundry farmer owner Senate Employs Retiring Assistant Attorney Genera To Be Special Alter Debate For First Introduces Bill In Texas Hall By The Associated Press the stormiest meeting of the the senate J nday voted to employ retiring assistant at torney as special counsel after the question had been de bated for more than an While workmen hung flags and toy balloons in the high ceiling of Sutton and Holbrook of Galveston hcaled the Bledsoeof Lubbock first condemned the The time will come when the office created will be dominated by spe cial interests and the time will come when special Interests will name this Holbrook intervened against the resolution which was met with a By Tjif Associated Tress wornsn fur the first time in the i history of introduced a bill Jin a Texss bgislutivc Miss Margie senator from an amenda tory bill provuMns that the Sup reme Court whercvor It is possible and with its rfmalnorl nil cases to the appellate courts instead of the trial This she pointed would eliminate a larpe amount of liti gation caused by retrial of cases in district courts and would pre vent crowding of the lower court the chamber in which Dan Moodysj verbal volley from inaugural ball will bo held Tuesday not surprised that the sen Senators hurled charges and jator from Gnlveston opposes this counter Repeated efforts But I want you to watch to adjourn were unsuccessful until how quickly hell get into action the resolution toemploy i if you strike at theinsurance corn made by Fairchild of Lufkin and This Love of Dallas finally was adopted measures tho by a 1713 wi Suttcn be fleered a day j not i jto with members of th Of an man Iingor prints of the other I county and the validation of on tlvj constitutionality of senate has voted meaning of which i three fourths of its membership did two hems taken for com parison with finger prints found i troduced by of at the scene of the Questioned ait to nhethcr he s provider m lull proposed bills and to aid rn draftj thought man could keep the Two File Voluntary Bankruptcy Petitions Two busing men of Haakcll thf fiftofc to Bw 4 county have filed voluntary peti tions In bankruptcy with the Clark of the United States court Joseph Ralph merchant of claims liabilities of of and of Kuptcno den lor Of of uiKl 0 hardware merchant Lee farmer and farm The strain of the day told plain ly on Bonner and his young Dorothy Barnes daughter of the bomb Bonners face became tense and while his wife clutched at his hand and arm and dropped her head on his shoulder for longin Judge Cunningham ordered all witnesses to report at 9 oclock to me up and get me a testified I told him he had tJia wrong He then asked if I knaw what he was Im going to start a grave yard end put Frank Norris and you In the same Woodruffi I asked him who rls and he said hes a damn Woodruff testified Chipps a habitual Tho truth is you knew ChJppa didnt mean a word of that grave yard didnt you Special Prosecutor McLean The witness said he thought Chipps meant Tells of Fights Woodruff told of four he had with Business and fellow ciub mem bers of toM the able story throughout the clay that Chipps was a bad man and had a bad reputation when They also said ho was just the opposite ivhen Many testified that Chipps wag a habitual and that during the last few weeks of his life ho was drunk about 50 per cent of the A half dozen barbers who had dona Chipps barber work testified to this and to the effect that Chipps was intoxicated on the day he was Witnesses were brought even from where Chipps lived 20 years did These wit not get to tell as they had not knovoi Chipps reputation in Fort Many Wrangles Develop The day developed numerous wrangles among the many attor neys nnd on half a dozen occas ions tho judge had to call the the only missing ordering her to appear Jn court In his preliminary in structions to the the judge said the testimony would require two or three SENTENCED TO TO APPEAL Tuesday A writ was Isi attorneys to his bench to sued for Harry Barnes of j en out the The judges gavel broke under his hammer ing for as the attorneys fought every and tha packed courtroom grew The testimony even went to the extent of Chipps baldness and how much haiihe and to tha question of a scar on his much this was brought in an attempt of the state to break down the defense character Threatened to Kill Hint He said he met Chipps ona night in front of the Texas Hotel in Fort He declared Chipps had gun and was Chipps said he was going to kill the witness I told him he would get into mora trouble thin he could get out of nino He was quarrelsome cursed I loaded hint into an automobile and sent him to his This was the beforo Chipps was Tho other instance was related by a filling station Ho talked to Chipps on July three days before By Unlversat Service NKW Carroll is going to appeal his fam ous bathtub case to the Supreme He has been sentenced to one year in the penitentiary for perjury because he told the grand jury that Joyce Haxvley did not batho Jn his tub on the He nas granted a stay of 30 days to day to file his Son Of Childress Church Minister Held For Murder By Universal Service Hud son of was beingr In Jail here in con nection thft fatal stabbing1 of Barney at a couatry Waiclrfp Is charged with Tho grand jurjr wll Wednesday while Chipps was buying I asked him if ho heard what saying about his frteni NorrJs said the 4   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 155 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication