Friday, March 11, 1927

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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS WEST In colder Saturady gtneraliy FRIDAY MARCH 1927 PAGES Number 163 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxmxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Mexican AntiAmerican Plot Charged Bg Democrat TEXAS ADWNISTRATiVE METHODS ARE Resolution Designed To Give Voters Power in Authorizing ShakeUp Of Tax System By The Associated Press March Sharp criticism of the senate md of the administrations methods in pushing legislation tvas voiced on the senate floor here today by Senator Eugene after the upper house had heeded Governor Moodys request that the Stevenson tax resolution be Governor who was in the chamber during Senator Millers had just fin ished a personal plea to the senate on the his second appearance in the seri ate in two days and his fourth address to the legislature in three Veiled Attacks His address included a reference to the interests opposing the meas ure in which he intimated that the senators opposing the resolution were not serving the best interests of their Earlier in the day Lieutenant Governor Barry Miller had broken conventions to take the senate floor and deliver an address in favor of the measure in which he intimated that large corporations were re sponsible for a sudden swing of sentiment which endangered the resolution for a time this morning Rising to a point of personal privilege immediately after the vote had been announced Senator Miller declared that the measure had been passed with a whoop and a hurrah and that the cham ber has resembled a Fourth of July celebration rather than a delibera tive Given Applause A burst of applause concluded Moodys address and the roll which showed 27 ayes and three noes was also greeted with ap The as explained by its is designed to give the voters an through the to empower the legis lature to make sweeping changes in tax Senator Bailey explained the proposition as an ef fort to empower the legislature to find new sources of income in and occupation taxes and other taxes on intangible re This would be pro ponents of the resolution to enable the state to turn the present ad taxes over to the coun Results Doubtful Opponents of the how K have asserted that no one can tell exactly what the measure would Senator Moore declared that it is designed to do away with the present school levy and tax for the support of Confederate veter ans and Senator Stuart insisted that It meant an income e of house strength today on the to bacco tax and the senate bill io rescind former Governor James Fergusons two high lights on the fortieth legislatures left considerable doubt as to whether It can be finally passed this The vote against the amnesty repealer was 56 to Ef forts to force showdowns on the re spective measures out of their regu lar turns on the calendar failed to Two Husbands Of Maryland May Go To Whipping Post Court Sentences Pair After Wife Beating Cases By The Associated Press JL whip a man for the first time in its and Tal bot county for the first time since Civil War if two sentences of ten lashes for wife beating are allowed to In one that of Alfred of Tlglmins Is Magistrate Frank Orem of Talbot county at tempted to rescind the se tence he had as he sleeping over States Attorney Thomas Robinson has that the magistrate having once imposed can not Donnally beat his old Henry Newhaus of Rock Kent married his housekeeper last They quarreled frequently and their difficulties culminated last night in a domestic battle which sent Newhaus to a hospital with a dislocated No date has been set for either of the Two Arrested By Police In California By The Associated Press March Two women were arrested here today on a charge of contribu ting to the delinquency of minors following a raid on the Sacred a cultist organization said to have branches in San Antonio and Texas and sev eral California Those arrested were Ger trude supreme teacher o the Sacred Miss Emma one of the chief disciples and Caroline held in the juvenile detention home warrant was issued for Russell Al said by police to be th omar of the and Alley was sought as a juvenile Earl Almeda county dis trict said investigation produced evidence that obscenity constituted the chief ritual of the Wright denied the The raid resulted from investi gations made after Margaret returned home from a vacation and learned that her stepdaughter was an inmate of the Wright Nora another Oakland re ported that her 17yearold daughter had joined the Violence Threats Are Made In China Womans Right to Take Part In Church Affairs Again Cause of Debate In Denomination By The Associated Press NEW March The old Question of right to participate in discussions of the Baptist church caused a ripple of excitement at the con ference of the Baptist Bible Union today when it involved Gillon of and John Roach New in a lively Straton came to the defense of women stating We iiavent yet opened our eyes to the writings of the New Testament in regard to women In this respect we are still stone The argument started when a woman asked who was assailing the paganism of modern educational permis sion to ask a The speaker granted the although such a he was contrary to the principles of the Southern Baptist church and he wouldnt promise to Immediately DrStraton was on his He advocated active par ticipation in church meetings by I think you have a great dea to he of the greatest preachers I ever heard is a fourteen year old He was referring to Uldine Utley who preached the recently Calvary at his Baptis LARGE ABILENE CROWD HEARS WORLD WARS GREATEST HERO IN TALK AT PAULS CHURCH Capture of 132 Single Not Outstanding Achievement of He Tells Packed Auditorium USE CHURCH Irish Free State Leader The World Wars greatest a unlearned man from the mountains of held an Abilene audi ence of spell bound last night at Pauls Methodist This outstanding noncommissioned officer of the great con Sergeant Alvin in a colorful the high spots of his war York does not consider the capture of 132 Ger single the greatest achievement in his It is his mission in Abi West Texas aiul other portions of the United seeking aid for the young mountain people of Tennessee that he terms the most iuipor AUTO RESTING WELL Condition Not Thought To tse It Is Reported An encouraging report was re ceived last night of the condition of who is in the Alexander Sanitarium suffer ing from injuries received Wednes day night when struck by an auto Although unconscious when pick ed up after the accident on Pine where todays meeting was At this juncture several women tried to obtain the one o them saying What would the board of foreign missions be with out women Gillon explained that he merely was defining the attitude of the Southern Baptist church in regard to women being allowed to preach and the matter was drop The womans question remain ed The speaker blamed the influence of educational institutions for the lack of initiative among the They cannot stand the constant hammering against the Bible which they are subjected to in the uni he He assailed schools and coReges for conforming to certain standards in order to get funds from the Rockefeller necessary for consideration under rules governing the last six days of ihe Both bills thus reverted back to their regular With right of granted for proposed constitu tional amendments and local chances are regarded as against final consideration of either the to bacco tax or the amnesty Practically Dead Proponents of the tobacco tax hill declared tonight they will use every means to keep it from dying on the Opponents of the amnesty said they re gard ft as practically pointing to sentiment against it even among the nonFerguson ranks which are gee SENATE CRITICIZED i By Universal Service March of outbreaks of violence against foreigners weave in and out in all dispatches received in London to night from From the Daily Tele graph correspondent cables that all foreigners have evacuated the owing to the continued threats of violence due to the absence of foreign The Dally Express correspondent in Shanghai reports that the labor agitators have issued threats against the lives of the com manders in charge of British military causing the authorities to take precautionary Willacy Peonage Case End Is Near By The Associated Press CORPUS March ex pects to sentence five Willacy coun ty convicted of peonage and conspiracy here Saturday according to a telegram received from him today by Judge Gosden one of the defense A jury in federal court found the men guilty at thg January term and sentence was deferred until the department of justice could gather more data in Willacy Those found guilty were mond sheriff of Willacy county Frank Tellers dep uty Carl farmer Floyd justice of the peace in Ray mondville farm The jury recommended leniency for Carl Brandt and Justice The offenses were committed last August according to wit nesses placed on the stand during the five day trial here in officers and farmers of county cooperated In detaining cotton pickers on cotton farms until fines were worked TTT7RT By Tho Associated Press March BabeRuth tripped over the third base sack in the fourth Inning of todays exhibition game between the New York Yankees and Cin cinnati andwas removed from the contest with an Injured left BURGLAR SENTENCED By Tho Associated Press SAN March deliberating more than 20 a jury Jn 37th district court today sentenced Earl Collln to five years In thepenitentiary on charges of robbery by assault with firearms In connection with the robbery of theSan Antonio Na tional bank March when was taken noonhour in a daring To Help Schools The famous sergeant came to Abileneto enlist aid in his fight to remedy school conditions in Ten local legionnaires pre vailed upon him to relate personal experiences of the great folks cannot do too much forthe people who went to fight your he You ask us to tell you in detail about our experiences In the We do not like to do that for it brings back scenes that we have been try ing to forget for ten If youd lost your best buddies in the fight youd not enjoy telling about hero modestly related how on October he received or ders to advance and take the We advanced to the Argonne Forest and came in be hind the German We were slipping along suddenly they discovered us and turned their ma chine guns on killing and wounding hundreds of I was ordered to go farther and try to stop the heavy The Germans discovered us killed all my Every one was fighting to save his own I saw a German officer and told him to surrender He gave an order in German and six men came to the aid of their but not one reached I told this German that if he did not surrender his men I would kill He promised to do so and the men were lined up and marched toward the American I held a Colt revolver to the officers head and he commanded his 132 in number to York told his audience that the greatest thing he had accomplished in his life was not in the fact that lie has captured 132 German sol diers single but that he had been able to help to some ex the people of his He told of the conditions which have to carry on without outside assisj prevailed there for centuries and Ambassador McVeagh injjiow the people have not had a formed the state department tochance to the low tax on land has never been enough to support educational By his activity and many new schools have been estab with eight month At tha present time is sponsoring the erection of an additional build ing for the school which he has built to give the students who fin ish the eighth grade a vocational Third Pritchard was revived after being taken to the His collarbone Is broken but it had not been determined last night from an Xray picture whether there had been a fracture of the If it is a very small physicians and condition of the injured physician is not re garded as dangerous at this He also received severe scalp Pritchard Is a member of the firm of Pritchard and The car which struck him was driven by Tatum and was said not to have been going at an excessive rate of The car was moving northward and Pritchard was walking across from the east side of Pine A wit ness to the accident said that when first struck the physician was thrown into the air and that it ap peared that the rear wheel of the car then passed over his The driver stopped as soon as witnesses Japanese Decline Offer to By Universal Service March Japan is grateful for offers of A merican aid in the present earth quake disaster but will be able Mgners to Fi Two Million Expended By Forei Attack Against Na tions Officials By The Associated Press March issue of the Congression al Record Avhich came from the printers today contained a charge of Representative Gal Massachu that the Mexican govern ment had expended almost in a campaign to discredit President Coolidge and Secretary The which Gallivan charged was spent by the Mex ican ambassador at Washing ton and the Mexican consul general at New also was he to subsidize preachers and professors to at tack the president of the United finance Writers They have financed hack writ to attack the the representative de EAMON Eanion De leader of the Irish republican appeared personally before Supreme Court Justice Wednesday in the suit to obtain possession of tho unexpended balance of a bond issue of raised in this country to aid the Irish The hearing was post poned until next More than 300 persons greeted tn hero as he stepped from at or Massachusetts They have underwritten radi religious and uplift organi zations of all varieties to circular ize the country in defamation of our They have made a filthy al liance with the Klux Klan to Inject religious bigotry into the controversy between this country and In general they have done anythingthat the corrupt use of money would assist them in do ing to spread falsehoods in the hope of confusing public opinion to the end that President Coolidge might be deterred from carrying out the identical policy initiated by Woodrow Wilson In protection of the rights o American citi Easily Obtainable Gallivan charged that statements derogatory to pnmcu Ameri He reported the number of dead in Kyoto prefecture as with many of whom will not Acting Secretary of State Grew today cabled an offer of assistance from tlie American Red Cross to the Japanese By The Associated Press NEW A two word cablegram today set at rest fears of relatives and friends of 16 young American wo men In some of them di rectly in the earthquake All read the which was sent by the national committee of the Young Womens Christian Association in Tokio to the nation al board of the Naval Plan Given English Approval By The Associated Press March hopes for further curbing competitive naval building advanced a long stride today when British acceptance of the three powr conferenco pian was re ceived at thestate Word from Japnn Is still await but with assured preparation of forma notes of invitation to ratify verbal agree for a ropflMns Geneva this summer already MinersOperators Await Outcome In Wage Battle By The Associated Press March both the union miners and operators watch each other across the checker board of the central competitive bituminous coal for the next move in an economic frame that will terminateon April can officials could be had by ap plying at the Mexican consulate in New Oil operators were given notice today by Chairman Borah of the senate foreign relations committee that amount of criticism would keep him from his course with regard to the Mexican Replying to a letter from Guy director of the Association of Producers of Petroleum i Mex who had questioned his course in c mmunicating directly with President Calles Senator Borah described criticism of this action as an expression of that agony which comes from a fcar of the facts Desire Conflict I havent tho slightest the Idaho iator but what there arc powerful interests which would like to see a complete break with and as a distinguish ed representativ of the oil inter ests has to see Mexico I have no desire in world to see tho oil companies or inter ests deprived ot their legitimate rights or to see their legitimate in BY JUSTICE relations or a strike of While t has been stated a failure to negotiate a contract would ro sult in the mine workers calling out only the members of this only Tin by nn electrical at ni nml of cloud burst pi rjunc Io Abi nt oclock 7 Ofbcr Tcvns rltlcs were receiving down news dispatches terests disagree with the But I utterly policy which would seek that protection by break with MEXICAN KILLED By The Associated Press EL body of Angel was found on the Mexican side of the border early today after a pitched battle between border patrolmen and persons believed to be A horse belonging to Jorge Carril Mexican fiscal BABY MAY MVE The Pms March on for appendicitis within an hour after her one of twin filrlfl born yesterday to Choice has a to Mid Tlie other In normal Counsel For Oil Baron Is Only Witness Used By Defense By The Associated Fross March halt was called today until Monday in the contempt trial of Harry Sinclair with the admis sablltty of tho defense evidence still During the brief the trial proceeded Justice Hitz re versed the usual court procedure by excusing tho jurymen and hear ing himself the evidence which tho defense wants to got before the twelve men selected to try the multimillionaire lessee of the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve in The defence then changed the ordinary court room scene by call in as its only Martin counsel for who testified that it was upon his advice that the oil operator refused to answer ten questions upon his sixth appearance before the senate oil investigating Besides calling Littleton to the the defense lawyers placed into therecord before Justice Hitz that the government suit to recover tho Teapot Dome reserve was filed nine days before Sinclair last was called by the senate committee and that In declining to answer questions regarding the lease of that reserve tho defendant ex plained to the committee that he did so because the case had been transferred to tho Proud Beauty Of Virginia Arrested By Service March Sarah Mildred Petitte 23yearold Virginia beauty and pet of paced the floor of the East Cambridge jail awaiting tho arrival of friends with bail and her Her Granvilio who lists among his an cestors Captain Miles led a raiding party of poMco who smashed their way Into tho rooms of a Harvard law student They declare they found scantily hiding in a A statutory rnrgft was against both Standish nnd tho law Ormund Cook pleaded but later sought to withdraw the not entity em phatically and announced her in tention of lighting the Fiftysix Buddies Wait ort iGutside to Take Turn iff Giving Life Father Faints At Report By Universal Service FRANCIS March Alfred Frick lost his race wittt death at Even while his who have worked over him unceas ingly for 110 continued to breathe air into his all but dead his heart Untiring work turned to grief when bent over the patient and an nounced that the heart had ceased to Many of the men Tiie father who has been iit the room since his son was first Fifty Six Walt two of roomvat the 58 of them Vaited to their turn In saving their partners X Doctors early In the evening an nounced that there was no for their patient to unless 1m could get some much needed and the terrific pace at which heart was beating could be At oclock Conlcy ani nounccd that the was beat Ing double the normal It had been pumping at this rate fur more than five Frick was suffering frbm Lan drys It first made its By Universal Service March Doctors will not be given a chance to further study the case of Alfred unless the state orders a post mortem on the his parents announc ed tonight after the youth had lost his 110hour fight with Landrys Many doctors aro said to have expressed the wish to delve Into the medical mystery of tho disease a Frenchman and of which there is little appearance a 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