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   Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1927, Abilene, Texas                                West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE LKt Volume SATURDAY FEBRUARY 1927 Number 152 m x HaugenBillFlayedByCoolidgelnVetoMessage Federal Fugitive Confesses Crime ij Measure Would Provide o Relief For Document to Senate By Univprsnl Service Playing it as one of the worst pieces of legislation ever de vised by President Coolidge today vetoed the Mc NaryHaugfm He sent a veto messageof words to the He accompanied that with words of legal objections to tfee bill by attorneygeneral Book Is Although the veto and Sargents memorandum made a document of 2 a than some of his armunl President Coolidsrc declared that manyothor reasons existed why he refused to sign but it is impossible to state them all without writing a Contrary to a belief that he might softpedal it for political President Coolidge smash ed tho bill from all angles in the most powerful veto message he has etfer He declared the bill Is uncon stitutional in at least four re He charger it was designed to huild high for classes of esepnse all other groups of farmers and of the assorted it would actually provide no relief for the farmers it was designedto help but guar anteed profits only to millers and who pro duce absolutely nothing from the Fix High Prices He said it would result in gov ernment pricefixing that would be disastrous to teh humble consum ers of srnal Government purchase of surplus crops for a highpriced foreign market would fix high prices for American con and on a lowpriced mar ket would result in tremendous losses which the goevrnment and the farmers and other consumers would have to make he ad The equalization fee to com pensate for such losses on the corn and cotton crops of 1925 alone would have required collection by the government from more than sixteen billion separate President Coolidge To collect such a fee would re sult in the creation of a govern ment bureaucracy that would pry into peoples business and become a pest as well as a dangerous political he Classes The six classes of farmers who raise to bacco and knowing that the government would fix prices for would outrival each other to produce vast the president The net result of he would be an over production which the government never could handle and would leave the farmers in a worse plight than they ever have To place in the hands of a board of twelve men the absolute power fix prices upon the necessities of life is a autocratic venture upon which the govern ment never should he The farmers themselves would never tolerate a government bureaucracy which could disrupt their cooperative marketing so ieietles and shatter their own inde President Coolidge de clared with Wants to He wants to help the he but this bill would not do President Coolidges veto will be sustained by the according to wellnigh universal belief Action on It is cer tain to come before final adjourn ment No one can deny that the prices of many farm products have been out of line with the general price level for several Presi dent Coolidge in his veto mes No one could fall to want every proper taken to assure to agriculture just and secure place in our economic Reasonable and constructive legislation to that end would be thoroughly justified and would have the hearty support of all who have the interests of the nation at the president The difficulty with this particu lar measure is that it is not fram ed to aid farmers as a and It calculated to in jure rather than promote the gen eral public KILLED BY By Universal Service a pioneer resident of was run down and In stantly klllM tonight by a car driv en by After eluding the authorities for four Clifford fbr i mer postmaster of surrounded at Fort j confessing an embezzlement of j He said decided to face the music rather than con i linue livingin constant Fort Worth GGiiotej Die Paso n Aiifo Accident By The Associated Press EL and Lee Robinson and their baby girl of Fort burned to death this afternoon near Tor after their car had crashed into a The said to have been traveling at a high rate of burst into flames after the crash and the who were sit ting in the front seat of the auto mobile with the baby between were unable to Louis Jones of who also was riding in the was seriously injured and was rushed to a hospital Robinson was the daughter of Tom prominent ranch er of Van lark in Florida for and of turned to a tragedy today when they were burned to death in an airplane crash in the fog shortly after they took off for Miami They were strapped in their The Mike who was burned about the face and body in the fire that destroyed the was unable to give an account of the Brady probably owes his life to three boys who helped the pilot extricate himself from the burn ing Physicians said he will CONVICTED SLAYER ASKS SECOND TRIAL for a new trial for Harry under 09year sentence for the slaying of Ram sey of was overruled at Friday evening by Judge Cooper Sansom after a threehour Repudiation of an affi davit by Manuela Garza that she had not washed Leahys bloody clothes on the Friday following the disappearance of Ramsey featured the I did not tell the truth when I signed the I did wash the clothes and there was blood on the girl ReporterNews Mechani cal Superintendent Succumbs Funeral Sunday At 2 Hill the Reporter News mechanical died at oclock last night af ter waging an epic struggle for gallant a his doc tors as they had ever wit came at the 1134 Grape three days after Hills return there from the Bap tist and it followed a protracted chill in the early after noon hours from which he could not He had similar chills with bursts of fever mounting to 107 but that of yesterday proved The funeral will be held at 2 oclock Sunday Hill was a member of the First Baptist church of and the service will be conducted by the Millard Jen assisted by Scales of Paul Methodist Ill Since December Hill became ill on the first of with influenza the first he had ever An attack of appendicitis and five weeks ago he was rushed to the Baptist sanitarium for an There it was found that the appendix had resulting1 in the poisoning of his blood His condition thenceforth be came very bursts of feverand but followed in each instance by a remarkable Hill the opr timistic of his in sisting on seeinghis fronds who daily visited the and telling after the third he felt and speaking confidently of his return to the newspaper Removed to On last Tuesday his doctors con sented to his to the fam ily He seemed stronger throughout and with 48 hours passing without a recurrence of his family and friends began to believe he had conquered the poison in his That was only the beginning of the the last chill coming on him at 2 oclock yesterday af ternoon and continuing for two cheerfulness and a rug ged frame were the weapons which Hill waged his battle against Although his work was he was essentially an outdoors a golfer of marked ability and and com pletely Two or three times a week he was on the course of the Crescent Golf Last when it was learned that death was the Hill home was thronged with sorrowing A Veteran Hill was born at in December of and receixed his mechanical training on the Greenville He came to the Abilene Reporter De cember more than 21 years to install and operate the first linotype machine between Fort and El His Tom Hill was born October of that and Hill returned to Greenville to spend Christ mas with his wife and In a stiort time he was made foreman of the continuing in that capacity until the founding of the Morning September last by the Reporter Publishing at which time he was made mechanical superintendent for both the Reporter and He joined wholeheartedly in plans for launching the new and took great pride in With the exception of George Anderson and Bernard Hill was the oldest member of the Reporter family in duration of It was characteristic of him in the influenza epidemic of when only three of 21 Continued on Page 4 HOTEL OWNER ENDS LIFE AFTER BODIES OF ARE FOUND By The Associated Press Nettie and her 18 months old baby were found dead In their suite in a fashionable apartment hotel on the north side Death apparently was caused by fumes from fumigating1 Shortly afterward the body of John manager of the was found on a coal pile in the boiler evidently a suicide In Rich retired to his rooms after was of the two deaths and not seen again until hotel employes found his pajama clad body In the basement with a pistol at his Liquid cyandlde of potassium had been used to fumigate an empty apartment but thick were the fumes when police wcra called that they had diffi culty In reaching the body of where It lay beside the babys The bodies wera found by the Howard man ager of a branch telegraph he returned homo shortly Farm Bill Consigned To Waste Basket With Presidential Veto Screen Husband Of Film Star Ends Life With Bullet Following House The McNaryHaugen farm re lief proud handiwark of the Western farm bloc and the South ern was vetoed yester day by President A book would be necessary to state all the objections to the the president He declared it was one of the worst pieces ot legislation ever devised by At the same time he signed the branch banking Uncle Sam Ready For Bootieggers By Universal Service plus twelve quarts of equals one So ruled the treasury depart ment today in making ready its dragnet for rum smugglers when the motor tour seasons opens on the Canadian About American cars will cross the it was enginepidec Customs agents were notified to give each returning tourist a chance to lose Ifhe stands pat and the contriband is found he will a fine of a By The Associated Press LOS A quarrel which followed his return home after being snowbound a the Sierras for three ended in the death of Lynn 32yearold motion picture direc Reynolds shot himself in his Hollywood home late last evening and died The director had been with his company near where they were He tele graphed late yesterday that he was asking his known as Kathleen OConnor In the to welcome him with a dinner party with and William White is a retired White saicl Reynolds complained of being tired from his experi White saicl Reynolds jokingly accused her husband of having shared with an a e tress a lunch she haI put up for him when he left for the mountain lo Quarrel A protracted quarrel between husband and wife in which each accused the other of un faithfulness and resulting in Reynolds admitting she knew her husband had been truo to Reynolds was said by White to have told his wife to leave his house and Reynolds threw an ash tray at He left the table to get his White feld thV ofmcals Cfcildf Heroine Near Death In Ballinger After Team Bolts Little Daughter Of Rwmels Farmer Saves Brother Special to the News A little West Texas heroine and man lies in a hospital here tonight with death im She is 12yearold Juanita daughter of and John living seven miles east of Crews in this Juanita could do a mans Hep father said Early Friday morning she boarded a stalk cutter and set out for a days work that would prove she was a good farm Perched beside her was eight years her It was until the team The little thinking first of her pushed him from the But it was too late for She became entangled in the ma Tonight she in a hospital here suffering from a fractured skull and nearly a score of painful cuts and Physicians hold little hope for her Forces of Three Other Powers Patrol Streets Of Shanghai Is Fairchild Measure Limiting Issuance Of Bonds Is Passed West Texas Road Project Is Aided By The Associated Press ions of a new West Texas rail road line were supported today with introduction of a house joint by Representative Runge and Foster to allow five West Texas counties to vote bond issues to aid railroad The resolution which will seek popular vote on the question of a constitutional Is in support of a project brewing in West Texas to extend a branch of j the Orient railroad from San An gelo to Del it was learned af ter the measure was The proposed line would traverse the counties of Tom Schlei and Valverj de each of which is to j vote on a bond making to help finance the if all the proposed Issues are supported by the necessary two thirds Orient road now has a line running from San Angelo west to the oil and the new proi ject Is to serve the cattle country j to the Compulsory Bible Reading Is Asked By Universal Service pulsory reading of the scriptures and repetition of the Lords pray er In Michigan public schools is proposed in a bill introduced In the house here today by Representa tive Ate of Grand No child shall be compelled to attend religious if the parents give written notice of the bill Dykstra is an active member of the Dutch reformed Furnishes Bond Of Following Injury Of Man Carl charged with assflult murder in connection with on alercatlon between him and Clarko on Hickory street Thurs day made bond of before Judge Ford yester Clarke struck back of the car and on the phyalolana Moore Is alleged to have struck him with an Iron Tho injured man was renting well last By The Associated Press The senate today disposed of two im portant measures xvhen It passed the woodward of the libel bill and the Fairchild bill to limit the issuance of honds and time warrants by The former measure was piloted through the legislative seas almost unscathed by a flood of amend ments that threatened to over whelm but it must obtain the approval of the or failing nrmroval of a conference committee before it can get to the The latter measure was amend ed several times before it was fin ally approved in the upper It must now be passed by the house and signed by the governor before becoming a As passed it provides that coun ties may not issue time warrants in excess of per million dol lars of taxable value and that such warrants shall not run for more than ten No bonds could be issued to meet such warrants until their Issuance is approved by an Amendments excluding Duvall county from the and all coun ties having a taxable valuation of were written into the Deficiency appropriations for tick eradication work were made without the senate np proving an appropriation of 000 for this More than a score of senate bills were approved in the busiestday the upper house has turned In this All of the senators worked hard to clear up the calendar as ns pos sible before taking a holiday to morrow for an inspection of state Brownwood Rail Brakeman Killed Special to the News Santa Fe rnil way was Instantly killed at oclock tonight when a switch engine ran over him at the crossing of the Santa Fe and Frisco Several were switching1 on the near the business sec tion of the when the acci dent Dukes body was so cut to pieces that it was un Tne remains were taken to a local undertaking es tablishment and burial will be made sometime Duke is survived by his Prtibident Coolidge personally pre sented today the medal of honor to Commander Richard Byrd and Warrant Ma chinist Floyd awarded to them by congress for their explof in flying1 over tho north pole last May Reynolds followed her hus band into another room where he knocked her When the Whites to calm Rey nolds ordered them out of Jie way or get White said he saw the director put the pistol to his and shoot Jjeaves Two Sons who had been asso ciated with motion pictures since had directed several well known He leaves two sons by a former He and Miss OConnor were married six years District Attorney Asa a friend of the after his Investigation said he was satisfied the tragedy was one of Gist First At Hereford Show seventh annual show of the Shackelford County Hereford Breeders heUI here to was voted by tho largo rowd attending as the best More than 100 animals were exhibited and was in John who brought a show herd of 22 animals topped the show with eleven Ills Bonnies Prince was pronounced senior champion bull and grand champion of the Alexan ders Beau Stanway won In the junior bull list of with record of Saturdays will be printed In Sundays Re Forty Lives Lost In Rail Accident By Universal Service MEXICO death of 40 and an Injured to tal of most of them worklns men and their are the tolls of the disastrous train wreck near Tampico it was re A broken axle of one car of the which was bound lur Tam pico to caused a de railment and wooden cars tele scoped and smashed Into England Sends Cruiser To Nicaragua To Protect Subjects By The Associated Press By Universal Service American marines are expected to land in Shanghai for the protection of Americans with in the next few Secretary of the Nary Wil bur was so informed by Ad miral Clarence com manderinchief of the Ameri can forces at Secre tary Wilbur immediately went to the state department with the Officials refused to but the situation wns said to be Patrol Settlement Troops of the other noivers ir already patrolling settlement and throwing up barri The Americans are the only forces which have not been landed to help in the general Outside the the native there is said to be grave Troops of the de feated Shanghai army are falling back on the city and troops of the northern army are coming pre sumably to act as but lortyjjg Js In tlme ntpnese army is arising American policy for interposing objection to the British action in sending a cruiser to Nicaragua ftr ef fect and protection of British lives and property in that At the White House today it was said the president understood that British and Italian as well as had sustained property losses due to Civil war dis turbances in Nlcaraguan No details of this damage were dis The president however In the circumstances the movement of a British war vessel to Nicaragua is an ordinary precaution to be taken by any government although unusual in LatinAmerican coun tries so far as European powers are A sharp distinction was drawn between the dispatch of a warship to act as a place of refuge for for eign nationals or to evacuate if and any proposal by a European power to land naval forces to enforce debt collections or other settlements of that char The Washington govern ment has always opposed landing operations in LatinAmerica of that but has been It was pointed that the British government docs not contemplate landing men In Building Permit Total Increases Making a high mark for one weeks building during his a permit for issued by the city building inspector yesterday brought the total for the week to and ihut for Cnv mouth to The permit was taken out by George for a brick veneer residence on Hel mont Six permits of were issued Thursday and They were George 1625 M R 102f South 1GOI Bel 1810 A permit for alterations costing J125 was ob tained by 25 By Universal Service SAN gold Hope of finding burled treasure has sent adventurers to tho four corners of the And San Antonio has its for tune hunters City spurod by visions glittering grold are Jigging Into and exploring cavoa on the loop abut 20 miles north of The first cave entered the Tracy entrance which was dynamited when the bandit occupants fled half a cen tury was opened today and the excited smoke caters went into the underground Anxious eyes awaited the flicker of a About 30 feet from the entrance the pale light of a dis not a pile of gnlrt but a heap of human Undaunted by this dis covery the Interpld treasure seek pushed deeper Into the subter ranean vault until their was blocked by fallen Landing ofAmerican forces to act In the joint defense of foreign ers in Shanghai was forecast earli er In the day when the American minister at Peking joined In a nott of warning to all Chinese factions to respect the foreign Most of the American warships are alongside the wharfs of this international and can land troops In this way without passing through the seething native it was Attack Inevitable This is the first declaration that the United tSaies woulci cooper ate in the military operations for the protection of all foreigners in It was issued as the at tack on Shanghai appeared inevlta So far the United States is the only power with interests there which has not landed The state department reported the outbreak of a serious anti British strike at which has completely tied up the Oil Worker Slain At Phillips Plant Special to the News An extonsive search for the slayer of Leonard who was shot to death at the Phillips Pe troleum company 15 miles north of was still underway In this section late was attacked while pre paring officers Fleeing as hfs assailant Mil ler dropped with eight bullet Officers who have the nameof the alleged said that jeal ously over a woman prompted the The slain man was formerly an employe of the Phillips Petroleum but had been on the side list for about two He in by a mother living at Officers Of Texas Society At Washington Are Chosen Special to thR News resentative Morgan was chosen president of tho Tex as Society of Washington at its annual election of officers last he succeeds Representative Luther Other officers elected were 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