Abilene Morning News, January 29, 1927

Abilene Morning News

January 29, 1927

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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST eraily fair Sunday partly coWtr in north and Volume SATURDAY JANUARY NUMBER POSTED FOR COLE Cantonese Troops Averting Shanghai Clash ASKS RO AbCONTRACf PROBE Contracts In Question involve In Montague And Wise The First Photo of Mary Ellin Berlin And Her Wife Of Songster By The Associated Press Searching legislative investiga tion of road contracts in Mon tague and Wise counties let by the state highway commission January is provided in a house concurrent resolution submitted Friday by four rep Tillotson of ScalyWilliam son of San Young of Wellington and Stevenson of signed the Warrants Held Up The resolution was read almost with tho issuance of a statement by Comptroller Terrell that payment of all way many of them weeks i old and issued by retired guson is being held up pending an investigation by the torney generals I The contract in ed the allotment oi about SPLAWN HITS PLAN TO TAX SCHOOL LAND Boggs of San Angelo Is Author of Measure to Tax Acreage By The Associated Press Presi dent Splawn of Texas University Friday issued a state ilient protesting the proposed pass age of a bill by Representative Eoggs of San Angela designed levy a county tax on acres of university lands in West The land under Boggs measure would be taxed by the 17 West Texas counties where it is situat The proposal to amend the constitution so as to enable the 17 counties in which university lands are located to tax these lands would the if of greatly lessening the income from the university Such result would be particularly serious because this income is the only source of revenue available for the Ul PROMISES tjf San Diego Marines Re ceive Orders To Sail For Chinese Waters by Way Of Bv The Associated Press A Shanghai dispatch to the Daily of the Cantonese army have been suddenly changed indicat ing abandonment of their in tention to advance on Shang construction of buildings on the Eight Persons Are Killed In Storm In Great Britain The dispatch says that all Nationalist troops have left or are about to leave through which they have been advancing in the direction of BOY AND GIRL ROB THEATRE Patrons Thrown In Panic As Shots Are Fired At Manager By The Associated Press 2S Two This is the first published photograph of Mary Ellin Ber 000 part of which was to be ex pended on work by state Contracts involving about 000 in the same counties previous ly had been The attorney gen lin and her Ellin Mackay who are shortly to join Papa Irvin Berlin at Palm The baby heretofore has been zealously marded from the cameras It is mainly on little Mary Ellin that Ber John on the northermos The Associated Press Eight persons were killed and 100 injured in Glascow alone today in a southerly hurricane which swep Great Britain from Lands End the southernmost of to young a boy and both shabbily dressed and about 23 years walked into the office of Man son Houston manager of a motion picture show here shortly before 11 forced him to open the theatre and es caped with in More than 100 theatre patrons were thrown into a panic as two shots were one of them miss ing Floyd by inches and striking a window in his office and another going In their haste to the bandits left in silver in the vault and made a clean get away with the in currency and B BUSINESS TO erais department shortly after the j lin bases hopes of a reconciliation with Clarence her letting of tho contracts on January multimillionaire1 Avlio opposed her marriage to thenoted 1 0 cr i rf rfl i n T i 00 T rin i TI i O started an investigation in the j discrepancy in the figures of con tracts let and the amount which court order former High way Commissioner George ertson as saying the commission would Promised Only Robertson was asserted to have promised in court when the in junction suit against the depart ment was dropped that the com mission would let contracts totall ing only about The resolution would provide for committee of four from the house and three from the sen to make nn investigation into the facts surrounding the letting the An accountant from the comptrollers department would bo at the disposal of the It has been widely reported and the resolution that committments have been entered into by tho state highway depart ment of a character and in a total amount and extending so far into he iuture that the action taken is subversive of the public interest and opposed to a judicious istrative policy of the aslied song TWO GASOLINE TAX JUSTIFIABLE IN VIEW OF FUND SHORTAGE Three Killed In Crossing Crash At Little Rock ternoon to again employ a city dog catcher to take up all stray dog and impound them under an ordi nance new in This statute LITTLE provides that the animals be kept A woman and her two young 48 hours before being daughters were killed and her husj Chief Burch was directed to em Associated Ey Tho Associated Press obligations Imposed upon the highway department by preceding administration and tlhe necessity of raising rnmls to match federal aid justify the immediate increasing of the aasolino pallonage tax from one to two Governor Ban Moody Friday told the house of the fortieth Moodys message will fce read Monday to tho which was not in esssion All indications are that Moodys suggestion will be with the strongest opposition develop ing in the senateThe house com mitted and revenue and axation reported favorably a bill by Dale of Eonham and Wallace of Free sjone increasing the gasoline gal lonage tax to three and there will be a house fight to set the tax Police at three Moody estimated the two cent tax would supply approximately four million dollars additbinal Dog Catcher Will Return As Result Of Rabies in City What about the rabies What must wo do with the stray dogs Kill em replied Chief on motion of Commissioner seconded by the city commission voted Friday af tip of The storm was especially severe in Scotland and the districts north of as well as all Ire land the Cilly were com pletely cut off from telegraphic communication with band was injured when their auto mobile was struck by a Missouri play a dog catcher at The action was taken following discov Pocific passen Tho dead Fred wife of a Little Rock painter and a 2 year old Rexers condition is said to be not The machine was said to have speeded past the flagman at the narrowly avoided a north bound passenger train and was hit by the southbound 1 Oklahoma Woman Given Life Term In Death of Girl train near of rabies in dog that had bit The Jesse 1C year of Israel was sentenced to lifo imprisonment for the murder of her six ycnr old Bonnie by a jury in dis trict court hero Tho jury recommended ten eight persons residing in the western part of the A suffering from the was shot Wednesday ten miles south of New Panhandle Railway System To Be Discussed By The Associated Press Plans under way here call for a meeting to be Wichita Falls soon to solicit the Chicago Burling ton and Quincy railroad of which the Fort Worth and Denver is a to build a line from Alli to connect with tho Denver at a distance of GOG A survey has completed nnd tonnage data has been Tho new road would provide a direct line connecting Dal las nnd Fort Worth with tho Pan Accordirr in the younarj handleoil fifld without interchange wife tho inM to and would also link up the prfut by holding r North Arn of a creek here June i revenue to the highway and declared the bill should provide by its own terms that it ha opera tive for a period of two un less sooner The governor also recommended that after June 1927 a portion of the tax now collected on the registration of Otor vehicles he re tained by the counties for use upon the county Resignations of Cabinet In Jugo Slavia Tendered By The Associated Prss Jugo Nikola Ouzounovitch submitted tho resignation of the cabinet to King Alexander The resignation followed upon re fusal of the faction of the cabinet headed by Paul minister of agrarian to vote for the radical candidate for a post on the war indemnities Norris Trial Cost Is Put At By Universal Service officials today estimated the Frank Norris trial will cost Trav is county about before his departure for Fort said his defense would cost about and mayor of Fort Worth who retained a battery of special prosecutors to aid the state in pros ecuting the clergyman for the slay ing of will be out ap proximately according to special The paid jurymen and ve niremen will be returned to Travis county by Tarrant District Clerk Philquist APPROPRIATION BILL IS PASSED BY HOUSE By The Associated Press Carrying a total of the annual appropriation bill for the commerce and labor departments was passed by the house and sent to tho sen The measure includes to foster commercial aviation and for helium develop By Universal Service dent Cooliclge today told Americans to stay where they are in if they and that the United States Tvill protect them and their The president can see no reason why citizens of this country should be forced to give up their homes and lawful interests in the Far it was stated at the White While this policy was being en unciated by the presidential spokes marines received or ders to sail from San Diego to with China as the next The transport Chaumont is stand ing and will sail it was This stand on the part of the officials brought the United States into a practical agreement with Great In view of the statement of Senator chairman of the Senate foreign relations com urging that all Americans leave China at it was said to be of farreaching It also came close upon the resolu tion in the House advocating that the United States play a lone hand in The president made it plain that the United States will protect its citizens in China at all costs and will cooperate with the British in doing Would There was nothing antagonist in the presidents hi spokesman He is anxious to see China The Unitec States is willing to surrender any preferential treaties that now ex Floyds Mother of Slain Youth Files Suit Against Colliers 5 SPECIAL TO THE NEWS totaling in cluding offered by the have been posted for the arrest and conviction of a lone masked bandit who last night shot and killed Coleman mei chant and filling station While only a meager description of the hijacker is avail able it is expected early arrests will be A wide search is being A proclamation was issued by Governor Moody today of fering the state reward in addition to the sum raised by local Mitchell was shot down as he struck at the bandit with a broom when the latter ordered him to throw up his The victims his young daughter and a granddaughter looked on horror When the bandit entered the he closed the door behind Mitchell Mitchell was standing behind counter and a 10 year old daugh ter and live year old granddaugh ter were playing in the All there eye witnesses to t the killing but are not certain Potential Candidate For Presidency Speaks To Bw Mtfieffiig At Hattio moth er of Elzie slain by Frank then mayor of Wichita on the night of Feb ruary filed suit here today against Collier and his for aggregating The petition sets forth that Elzie Robertson was 39 years old when slain by his and that he was employed by an oil com pany at a salary of month and that ho contributed more than attempting to undermine the very Mrs Mitchell did not excite neigh By Universal Service Jan liam Gibbs potential can didate for today de finitely alligncd himself with the dry element of the He made an attack on forces which lie through the the Tfco that the never saw When he flrod MitchoTf screamed and ran to the William Broad residence next When Broad reached the store there was no trace of tho Mitchell expired just after Broad It was a few minutes before any one else entered the As there is generally considerable confusion around th chil smoke j drcn playing and automobiles of liquor propaganda nre and ff the screams of per month to the support of herself and minor foundations of American govern in an address before the The Colliers were convicted on midwinter session of the Ohio state charges of Collier i bar association here was given 10 years and Collier j McAdoo did not state de Collier was pardoned i nor did he infer that he by Governor Ferguson before she had served a day in the peniten Collier was pardoned a little later after serving a few Pardoned By Man Faces New Charge By The Associated Press SAN Less than a month after he had been pardoned by Governor charges of theft of tur a felony under the new were filed against Stevens in district court here Friday by district Stevens waived examining trial and was allowed bond in the of The president would like to see ill Americans it was pointed But it was reemphasized that his government will not ask them to do that their interests and lives will be protected and that Americans should have the same rights to make their homes and do business in China as they have in any other The House pointed to pic tures recently published news papers showing the destruction of British property in Tb it was could see no reason why this should be tolerat or happen to Cooliclge Wholly in sympathy with the Chinese aspirations for complete autonomy and willing to meet them more than half way insofar as the surrender of American Texas Dies ny The Associated Pross Funeral services for founder and president of the Lingo Lumber and a member of the firm of BurtonLin who died in San Thursday will be held here at 3 The body will reach Fort Worth on the way here Monday afternoon and reach here later tho same Survivors are a and Ploward a both of Lingo was born in Mills October IS38 and was educated in Central Col who was Miss Anna died ten years would be a democratic for the presidency in but ho did mention during the course of his address that he believed it the duty of the president to to the greatest extent every pro vision of the This was said by some leaders to have been an attack on his arch Al who undoubted will bo a candidate on a wet plat Whatever we may think of th1 merits of any of the oppo sition to McAdoo or any other cause weight should attach to the nature of the forces which put themselves Honest sincere and patriotic a are many of the individuals and groups who arc engaged in the fight against the cam paign as a whole is like a grca smoke screen under which a con certed advance upon the nationa government is being made by the forces which since the days of Crooker and Tweed have been main ly responsible for selling protec tion against the law to crime and Entirely apart from this is the campaign which Americana who lovo their country must meet if law Is not i to bo turned into ridicule and if public order is not to give place to a reign of anarchy and They believed it was the laughter playing Mitchell was a prominent citizen and a deacon in the Cole man Baptist He was born in 4G years He bus three a Bryan Buck of Glen teacher in the school at Millersvlew and the 30 year old daughter wilnessod the McCieskey Dies At Veaie Home see CHIXA Pnge a relative to Tohn McCieskey on whose land the first oil well in East land county was drilled diedat the family lorne at north of hero early Funeral services will be held at Veale cemetery Saturday afternoon at 2 One and three Lott and Brown survive Her family was one rf ih tricts early 300 Homeless In Arkansas Flood Marion Baby Prima Down on MenEspecially Southerners By Universal Service SAX and Marion Talley rtont hit it The baby prima donna of the Metropolitan Grand Opera company lias hinted that jail is none too flood for these Southern jtentlernen ojrlc nnd and whom she iliinks absolutely frohot things ill tho They dont arrest them here like they do In the middle west and In New sighed the hiff bine eyed opera who has Just finished an engage ment Even In she they are not ns hold as they arc hero rj the Mimiiy Although 1110 u jraP singer hn ualkrd jn the night lights of French and in the glitter of her soul is She is the simple girl who has sung hnt not do aiorkcd but not She has hit high notes and hut not swung golf flntt or tennis and she rant tell the ace of spadera from the deiiee of No tooromantic not el has 1cqn hidden under fcec uiat tress and no hurried cigarette stamped out In a flower She admits she knows noth ing ahorcfi men except that she hates Mn ami never ex pects to get Shn knows French and Italian has to sing In and f IHdidnt have a million voice probably teach By The Associated Press LITTLE Threo hundred persons were home less and approximately acres of White county land were inun dated tonight as the result of three breaks in the Little Red river levies The breaks occurred between Cunningham and Tracks of the Missouri rind North Arkan sas railway were two feet under water and one ond of the trestle at Georgetown was reported to be Loss of livestock was but all inhabitants of the cotton lands had amplo Tho first refugees from tho section reached Konselt by train Thri breaks cfune of tor untirins efforts to strengthen the wittt fiand Mitchells Hummers at New He has two halt brothers two half viz Dalton and Homer Summers Hale and Diliard Burroughs and Claud New Mitchell had been a resident of Coleman county for 30 The store in which lie was Kiiied in only a few blocks from south ward and the children whore his Mitchell was a favorite with them He was a quiet kindly man and had no known A most touching scene was en acted at tho home this morning when children large and small gathered at the closed store to pay their respects to their friend with tears streaming from their Oklahomas First Woman Warden Assumes Duties OKLAHOMA George Waters of today became the first woman warden of an Ok lahoma penal institution for and Governor Johnson the first woman to fill such a position In the United Her appoint ment by Governor Johnston to head the state reformatory at was confirm ed by the state who is vice chair man of the Democratic State Cen tral is thewidow of George who was warden of the reformatory at the Imo of hs TEXAS VETERAN OF THREE WARS DIES fum 101 year old veteran f the Texas the Mexi1 an war nnd tho Civil died at mountainside home norr Ho uiJl ho Iniriod Saturday with fall milituv ;

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