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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE THE WEATHER WEST partly cloudy wtrmtr VOLUME 1 TUESDAY MARCH TWELVE PAGES Number 160 Texas Primary Statute Is Declared Unconstitutional Black Man May Vote In Democratic Justice Rules Moody By Universal Service March The right to vote guaranteed to negroes under the constitu tional applies to primaries as well as to general the United States Supreme Court ruled in a farreaching opinion j given Associate Justice a Civil War veteran who cele brates his SGtli birthday to read the which was Covers Primaries Jurisdiction of the federal gov ernment barring states from mak ing laws abridging eqial rights to negroes in elections extends to the since the ultimate elec tions may be influenced by the ac tion taken at the de clared the high In the case at issue a Texas statute preventing negroes from voting at Democratic was found A de cision of the federal court for the western district of Texas was In view of the fight in the sen ate for laws against fraud in pri there was eagerness among to the supreme Viurt had a bearing upon that Senators were di vided in their opinion after reading the Sues OffUcals The court decision was given in a case brought by Nixon oC El who sued IIerndon and Charles election for damages after being refused the right to Xixon was barred from voting in a primary election at El Paso on July for the nomina tion of candidates for a senator and representatives in congress and state and other The Texas statute invoked by the officials stipulates that in no event shall a negro be eligible to participate in a Democratic party primary election held in the state of The fourteenth and fifteenth amendments to the constitution were thus Nixon The supreme court said that it was not take into ac count the fifteenth which gives negroes the right to because the Texas statute was fibviyusly unjust when measured by the fourteenth vvhich prohibits states from mak ing laws discriminatory on account of race or Play Upon The objection that the subject matter of the suit is political is lit tle more than a play upon Of the petition concerns political but it alleges and eks to recover for private dam said the supreme con nuing That private damage may be caused by such political action and may be recovered for in a suit at law hardly has been The important question is Sec TEXAS STATUTE Page 4 Modern Girl Likes Survey In Kansas City Shows Just Eleven Students Desire Life Of Old Maid By Universal Service KANSAS March spite of her fancy for knickers and sport the modern subdeb still just loves ba bies strangest of wants This was reveal ed in a study made of 350 junior high school girls All except eleven of the 350 girls questioned wanted hus homes and The wanted two children 24 wanted one 18 wanted four and three wanted Fortytwo pairs of twins were wanted and one girl writes If God will just per mit and fate isnt against I have Of the eleven girls who wanted to be old maids xTir tually all indicated that they had been disappointed in their parents marriage or in those of older brothers and Spots Where Officials Of Prisoners Are Shown Government Unprepared To Begin Case Against Sinclair On First Day Of By The Associated Press NEW and epithets shouted by prisoners peer ing between bars greeted a judge and jury today when they visited the Tombs to study the scene of the killing of the warden and a keeper last Judge Mancuso and the jury were taken to the Tombs by Assist ant District Attorney who is prosecuting Robert Weiner and Oscar charged with mur A brother of Oscar Amberg was among three prisoners who killed themselves after they failed to It is alleged that Weiner threw over the wall the pistols the prisoners used in their vain at tempt to shoot their way out of the The jurors were taken to the spot where Warden Peter Mal lon was to the jail physi cians office and the guard where Keeper Jeremiah Murphy was arid to view the south wall where the three prisoners trap ped behind a coal ended their own lives with bullets from the re volvers they used to kill Murphy and Amberg is alleged to have con spired with Weiner to furnish arms for the attempted Daddy Browning To Sue Youthful Wife ANSWERS TO THE NAME OF In tliis modern age the term Lady lias given place to flapper5 and other ex pressions to designate the feminine Not so in the case of a Terrier dog that was recently lost she was called a The ad reads as follows Reward for information lead Ing to the return of a register ed female wire haircil Terrier answers to name of The dog was found and with very little when ail strangers were addressed as Puppy Dogs nnd diamonds nre returned in just the same manner by a Lost and Found Although the wnnt ad has to work a little over time on the being nble to call It By Universal Service NEW March ward daddy Browning an nounced today he is going to sue Frances Heenan Peaches Brown ing for annulment of their mar Browning admitted that his at torneys are gathering evidence for the annulment suit and that it will be filed within a short regard lesss of the decision in the separa tion who is living on West End awaiting the decision in tho separation hailed news Bv The Associated Press March jury for the trial of the contempt case brought by the senate against Harry multimillionaire lessee of the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve in was selected so speedily today in theDistrict of Columbia supreme court that gov ernment counsel found themselves unprepared to begin the At their Justice Hitz ad journed court At that time the opening state ment will be made to the jury and the presentation of the evidence will Only a comparatively few witnesses have been summoned and present expectations are that the case will be concluded before the end of the governments evidence will to almost whclly documentary in character and will consist of the contract to the Teapot Dome re serve awarded to Sinclairs Mam moth Oil Company by Albert as secretary of the and the copy of six questions Sinclair refused to answer before he senate public lands committee upon his sixth appearance of the i investigation the naval oil leases in 1923 and Duly Subpoenaed Senate offfcers will be called to establish that Sinclair was duly subpoenaed before the committee and members of the committee it including Senator dem prosecutor of the will testify that Sin clair did appear and refused to an swer questions on advice of his Defense lawyers said today that whether they would offer any evi dence would depend upon develop ments during the presentation of governments case by District At torney Gordon and the special oil counsel appointed early in 1924 to prosecute all the civil and criminal cases growing out of the senate in Defense counsel will contend that Sinclair gave the committee all the information it desired regarding subjects upon which the might legislate and declined to an swer the questions he did because at that time the matter of the na val oil leases had been referred to special government counsel by the senate Should the jury find a verdict of punishment would be fixed by Justice Hitz within the range provided by the law under which j the defendant was This is imprisonment for not less than one month and not more than twelve months and a fine of not less than and not more than Only twentyone venirernen were examined in the selection of the Three failed to qualify under questioning by counsel and six oth ers were three by the gov ernment and three by the These included two The twelve men finally agreed upon all are residents of the Dis trict of Their age aver age is 44 the youngest being 25 and the oldest of daddys plans annulment as an to sue for an indication that he fears loss of the present liti Handsome Hotel Steward Released In ConnectionWith Wifes Death Mrs Mabel pretty tearoom employe found slain in a bathtub in a Chicago is pictured above with her Carl a hotel could give no clew to the identity of the slayers and was Canadian Officers Qlaim Arrest Of Oregon Mail Bandits fBy Thp Associated Press March Two men are being detained here en suspicion of being Roy and J2ay Charles twin svbo with another broth are believed by United States police to have held up a train and killed trainmen and a mail clerk in the Siskiyou moun tains of October The allegation that the men held here are the DAutremonts was made in an affidavit by James Pi with the two request ed a nights lodging in the police station from Chief of Police Fer Chief Ferland received in cuiries from Princeville asking if he had seer three strange on his further Pi nt the mado out an affi davit before a In the affidavit Pineaud stated he had met the brothers in Quebec about February 16 and they had in formed him confidentially that they were Roy and Charles DAutre The three went to later making their way to by way Craigs and pf Pi neaud said the two men had told him how they had jumped a mail train at what sum they had of their ar rival at the Canadian at going from there to and Provincial detectives will take the men to for identifca AVIATORS first di rect news from the Uruguayan j Major Tadeo with three is be lieved to be held for ransom by Moorish was received here today and stated that he and his crew were in perfect health and were being well PARDONED BYMA WHILE By The Associated Press DES March Emmett the last man pardoned by Governor Ma Fer guson of was in jail here today while police investigated al legations that he is the huaband of two themother of four cf his children the other an expectant He was arrested yesterday on complaint of Eiia Stanford police say is his second Offie his first wifs mother of children four of whom are declared she and two Vestal weeks came to Des Moines ago to escape inter ference from Ella Stanford who arrived here a few days Vestal 1 said her hus band was convicted of murder in Texas about 15 years was con fined to nn insane came to they were married in 1020 returning to Tex as he sentenced to nnd then given lifo from American Flyers Halted By Storm By Universal Service BUENOS The American good will who were scheduled to take off tort ay in their three planes for postponed their departure on account of stormy aErlicr in the day the San Fran cisco attempted to get off but was It was feared at first that the plane had met with an ac but this was denied by the flyers The San which had been lagging in the flight behind the other plancs on account of tho en gine troubles it developed in Co at the beginning of the trip around Suuth has rejoin ed the squadron and was expected to take off with the San Francisco and which still remain of the original five ships that left San CISCO YOUTH KILLED March Carl son of and Walter Clements of this died here Into Sunday afternoon frorn injuries received when his fiu Kerensky to Give Lectures In Senator Smith In Tele gram to Abilene Tells Of Action on Farm Aid By The Associated Press March for British bobbies were sternly frowned upon today by Sir Leonard inspector of the constabulary in his annual report for England and Were I still a I should not covet a friendship with my fellow spoiled by the condescension of a he If it can be established as a tradition of the service that the policeman does not accept per sonal payment for any service he great or in side or outside the strict limits of his his position in the public esteem will reach its proper he Decision Given In Ohio Court Case By The Associated Press March an unanimous the supreme court held today that judicial offi cers are disqualified from sitting in cases in which they are financially or otherwise The opin ion wag delivered by Chief Justice Taft a case from Ohio in which Ed iumey had been convicted by ihe mayor of the village of North College in a charge of violat ing the prohibition The court held that the Ohio statutes aimed to enforce the pro hibition law and village ordi nance under which the mayor was allowed fees on conviction was an encroachment upon the due process provision of the 14th amendment to the federal It was of the opinion that the sit ting as had a pecuniary in terest in the result cf the trial which The Ohio statutes and the village ordinance were condemned as meaning that was no way by which the mayor may bo paid for his services as if he does not convict those who are brought be fore Scores Reported Dead From Quake March re ceived by tho Vernacular news papers from Mineyama are that the Tango Kyoto pre was hit by yesterdays several hundred being dead or Fires which could not bo con trolled are said to havedestroyed several while in others numerous houses were shaken Details are meagre owing to in terrupted but Osaka and Kobe apparently were not serioualy BANDITS KILL THRKE By The Press MEXICO A dis patch to IS I tnmobilo overturned in a ditch Atllxco Universal in Iho state Grafiro hero on the road to neck was Young Clomonts had been Tvistlaiil arnl was returning li uiien Hccilfiit to which ho pardoned by Oovcr ins pulled him from tho nor Ma j wreckage and called an pays three persons were killed Safurdny In a bandit nttark on a UK property of Wil liam CmUd t Sates fluent at whoso few apo at tracted By The Associated Press An agricultural experiment sta tion for West Texas is one step The bil calling for creation of the station within 20 miles of Abilene was passed without change by the according to a telegram received here from Jesse state The bill was engrossed by the house of representatives more than a week According to Senator Smiths telegram the measure now goes to a free con with every indication that it will be It then will go to Governor Moody for his In engrossing the the house struck out the provision appro priating for a The senate left this section un As a the dif ference in the two bills will have to be disposed of by the free Cnmmings Bill The which was introduced first in the house by Cum Taylor county representa calls for the establishment and maintenance of a pecan crops and other na tive products experiment station on the Roscoe and Abi lene soil types Callahan or Shcickelforcl within a radius of 20 miles of The measure authorizes the board of directors of Texas College to select a suitable lo cation for the station and to main tain to accept donations of plants and money for establishing said making an appropria tion to pay tho cost of establish ing said station and for the op eration of Under this section the appropriation was Attempt Fails After Its introduction into the house the bill was referred to a committee which struck out the Before tho mea sure was passed it amended so as to call for donation of a site by the successful bidder for the An unsuccessful at tempt was made by Cummings to j kill this Alexander who was head of the first revolutionary government established in Rus sia following overthrow of the upon his arrival at New York for an American lec ture Kcrneeky is now edi tor of a Paris Nicaraguan Neutral Zone Extended With Send ing of 140 Marines Leading By Universal Service MEXICO March Declaring the triumph of lib erty is in our leaders ihe All American Antiimper ialist League from their quarters here today called upon Mexican women to join in the movement to protect the nation against the talons of the imperialistic policy of the United The purpose of the call is form a womenssection of the which will further its program aimed at the imperialism of the American Kellogg Attacks The league is the organization which was singled out by Secretary of State Kellogg for attack In statement to the Kellogg produced evidence he demonstrated that tha organization is used as an agency of soviet Russia for AntiAmeri can The call issued by the leaguq Invitation To Make Re ports Extended By Fed era Reserve Recognition of of the financial country came in Oil Concerns Are Scored By Judge March Charging that the big oil compan ies are injuring the independent operator by reductions in the price of crude oil while failing to pass the benefit on to tho consumer through corresponding gasoline price Judge Elzo Been of the SSth district charged the grand jury on the law govern ing conspiracies in restraint of trade He referred to a news article in a metropolitan daily to the effect that crude oil has gone down 75 cents a barrel in the lost but that the gasoline price is only 1 cent a gallon It seems that Abilene as one centers of the the form of an invitation from the Federal Reserve bunk for reports of weekly debits of Ihe banks of tho city for publi cation along with 141 other cities in the United A citys bank debits must reach a certain amount before they are included in tho weekly report given out by tho Federal Reserve bank ing Only other towns in the sixteenth district reached this Abilene making the seventeenth in the Dallas which includes Now and a part of Totals of the debits for each week arc given in tho reports and also the corresponding figures for tho sumo week the preceding thus figuring the business condi tions in tho different sections of the Efforts of the local Chamber of Commerce brought about inclusion of Abilene in the nationwide local ou wish the our sons Do you desire the wel fare of our country section of this league invites all Mexican women to defend independence and sovereignty which are in danger of tinn by the talons of the istic policy of the United It rests with us whether shall be a generation of free meri or whether our sons shall rccelvd a heritage of Tho circular emphasizes need for the union of tho of America ngainst Yankee hu By Universal Service March tending neutral zone territory to safeguard lives and property in tha Nirarnguan Admiral Lutimer has dispatched a force Sec MEXICAN Page 4 Deaths Highway Enroute To Sons Is Fatally injured By The Associated Press March Emalinc 07 years living three mica irom Harlingen on the highvvay fo near Stuart was fatally injured when struck by an automobile major if they desire to I truck about2 oclock Monday cut the price of crude do so and j afternoon according to reports this will practically put tho inde pendent operator out of but at tho same time the many fill ing stations selling the gasoline manufactured by same corn panics ore selling gasoline at prac tically the samo declared the reaching EdinhurgShe died about 20 minutes after reaching the Uaptist hospital in Cox was going to becl silo of her Cox and walking across tho highway WjKn accident By The Associate i Press RED Christine mother ofl 10 today shot and her 15 year old when she discovered the unwed cowering in the basement ofl her homo with a nowborn The mother then bogged police to kill The baby was dead when found by Stavola is charged with SAN local danco hall died hera last night thirty minutes after ha had been struck by an nutom0 bie in front of his home on College Police to day were the ivho not stop and whoso identity is j four year old son of j assistant superintendent at Ihillips Petroleum companys camp near was killed Sun day afternoon when a by a friend and neigh bor of the Long family struck By The ted Press Wil liam millionaire presi dent of tho Bush nnd Certs Pinna Company and head of a conscrvai tory of music hero ana one in was rescued business reverses recently into river and after a strug gle brought Hush to Bihsh had becn receiving treat ment for year for a nervous his and she added that ho also had suffered tho Chicago river hy a HOyoaroM boy today after ho rr fHl into tho water from the Avcrnio Biwh was sffii in Uio water noar fhc Clark four blocks from Mionncan Ajyin ptt but she was sure he would not try 1n take his T didnt jump wore Bushs first to at the liiHpitnl where ho ond is rescuer were I fell I dont know how it but 1 was and Pancho floor manager at a dance at San Martin early is in jail hero charged with Serna will have an examining trial hero Witnesses at the inquest held here Monday before Justice o tlia Peace Dodd stated that Moreno was killed whilo trying to take refuge under a See MILLIONAJKE SAVED March Billy son of nnd Patterson of this shot and instantly kilkd day afternoon at oclock on tho main street of this city whiioj in nn automobilo with Hill president of thesenior clnss of tho Dalhartj Ilisrh surrcntleml to thoj immediately the
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