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   Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1927, Abilene, Texas                                West Texas Own THE ABILENE MORNING WMT y tritoy faliy to VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents THURSDAY APRIL NUMBER CRISIS NEAR IN CHINESE REVOLUTION Woman In Car Accident Near Mason SIXTEEN KILLED IN WYOMING REFINERY EXPLOSION Tragic Scenes Witnessed Citizen Rescuers Blast Will Cost State Nearly By The Associated April Something went wrong with a Dubbs high pressure still in the plant of the Producers and Re finers Corporation here early today and the ensuing explo sion killed 16 in jured six and wrecked mostof the windows in the model town of yellow concrete Awakened by the residents rushed to the plant to find it a mass of but succeeded in res cuing a few of the injured The majority of the dead were killed instantly or burned to before aid could bodies badly Trapped on Tower Two of the men were1 trapped on top of a 90 foot dephlegmeter tow jumped to es cape the flameswhich had heated thesteel tower to a white heat but landed in the seething furnace of the burning still Only his heiad and shoulders were William the other clung to his perch on the tower and the rescuers found his charred body when the steel had cooled sufficiently to permit their climb Ing The dead John Paul Frank Albert Victor Clarence Vic toriano Orcelo Arthur Calvin Smith and George Cause Unknown Two reasons were unofficially ad vanced for the one that there was too much or too little pressure in a chamber of the high pressuref still or that the intense degrees had See WYOMIXG Page 4 McMurry Loses To John Tarleton John Tarleton Agricultural Col Smith and dfefeated Marvin Boyd and Hobert Clirry of McMurry College lact night by a 2 to 1 of the fc The tield In the col lege was on the prop osition Resolved That a Federal Department of Education Should Be Formed With a Secretary in the Presidents 1IcMurry defended the J Had to kill it to rest Padon has been In Abilene only a short time and ran his first Ad In the Want Ad section last The results he secured were eo Immediate that he called the and If you want to rest dont rjn a Per Rent Ad The fleporter because my apartment was rented by 8 oclock the morning the ad appeared and nine others called by 6 In the BO cut It out so I can Threeroom furnished apartment all bills 1217 Rent your own Busi ness Building or Room by calling Leave it to Want Frau Seeks New Laurels In Texas Struggle For Throne Of Roumania Looms With Successor In Doubt Berlin Bureau our Ca jiattve ey will Something for beauties to shoot at with goodly Miss Hildegart Ger She ls coining here from her Berlinhonifc to beauty co THREE DEATHS BY Bodies Of Two Man Found In River Are Identified By The Associated Press April Henry of has confessed to the murder of the two one of whom was his wife and a whose bodies were found In the Clinch river near Swords yes Harry sheriff of Russell said late to The bodies were identified as those of Mollie 35 Mat thew and Griffith was placed under arrest and taken to by Sheriff Couch and district attorney of Russell this morning to see if he could identifythe bodies after he was d to have stated that the bodies found were probably those of his wife and and Griffith identified the bodies at Lebanon but denied any knowledge of the Some two hours later he was said to have confessed slaying the Boys Carelessly Thrown Match Responsible For Loss Of Commanders Monoplane By The Associated Press APACHE Roosevelt April undaunted aviator stood on of a huge mountain reservoir in a foreign land tonight and gazed across the placid waters which gave no sign of a tragedy enacted a few hours before when a boy caused his monoplane to bey de stroyed by fire through throwing a burning match on oil waters after lighting a The twin engihed monoplane which Commander Francesco De Einedo flew across the Atlantic the wilds of South the Gulf of Mexico and part of this coun was burned at noon today and its engines lay on the bottom of Roosevelt under 60 of But the loss of his plane did not deter the aviator wtio an nounced that he would secure an other machine and continue his tour of Jour The com mander said he would resume his flight from Lake Roosevelt though be did not know where the new plane would be Everythingwas in readiness for the departure of Commander De Pinedo on the Apache LodgeSan Diego leg of his journey when his the Santa burst into The aviator was bid ding goodbye to friends on the shore when match struck the oil coated A flash and it was communicated to the Arrive Too Late The oil had tfeen spilled on the water in refueling the ship and the fire became so intense there was no opportunity to reach thft Santa Marias cabin to get Officials at Apache Lodge rushed extinguishers to the but they arrived too late to be of any It was only a short time until the huge engines which had car SELFPITY SLAMMED BY LENTEN SPEAKER By Universal Service April full of came for a verbal slam today by Phillips of in a lenten address He likened such Christians to the ancient Egyptians with their Among all the resurrected and symbolic bits of wreckage unearth ed in ancient nothing more humorous or quaint has come to light than the tear bottles of fash ionable he On gold chains about their necks they irung these Irridescent glass bot tles with mouths shaped to form ready to receive eye drlpa of s The tear bottle is the badge of The tear bottle today is but exists Its primary evidence is the mis placed emphasis of Christians upon The tear botla Chris tian 1 s conscious only of not his No matter what the burden may be there is a way of carrying it makes strength and The Master of life shows us his ho fousd the secret of dropped to the bottom of the Commander De Pinedo arrived at Roosevelt lake at this morning after a flight from the Elephant Butte dam lake at Hot He had planned to stop here only long enough to refuel and his trip to San Boy Makes Escape Refueling of the monoplane was carried out quickly here and all was ready for the start when the boy dropped a match on the oily AS soon as it was seen there was no hope for saving the A search was started for the but he had himself in the crowd and tonight attempts to identify him had proved As the burned the com mander turned to Glenn of Apache Lodge and exclaimed with arms get a There was no Those were trying to flght the flre went about their work but the flames THE LATEST PICTURE OF PRINCE MICHAEL With King Ferdinand of Roumania dangerously discussion has been aroused as to the successor to the Prince son of former Crown Prince is next in line to possibly under a would be the worlds youngest but PRINCE CAROL QUEEN MARIE Impetuous and erratic who renounced his rights to the after a series of iomantic love affairs with ladies outside the is favored as successor by one political The beau tiful and ambitious Queen Marie wants Michael to be the next If this comes to she probably will dominating figure In the soon put an end to check to all attempts By TheAssoclated Press April Mus replying to a request by Commander Francesco De ordered the shipment to New York of an now in the service of the Italian air to Santa which was destroyed by flre today at Roosevelt Chicago Newspaper Plant Is Bombed By Hoodlums By Universal Service April hour after a police detail sent to guard the offices of the Calument Index was withdrawn a bomb was exploded in of the It was tho second attempt to wreck the newspaper Th police detail had been gvftfdinff the plant since the firct bombing nort Money Grabbing Intrigue Revealed W y In Society Girls Annulment Case Br Universal Senice NEW April that the hasty wedding of the wealthy Miss Florence American society to Baron De an Impoverished Russian was the fruit of a mon eygrabbing marked an nulment proceedings A phase f the annulment action argued before Justice Arthur Tompkins in White Plains supreme court served to throw into relief the background an alleged con spiracy to ensnare the heiress in the of Tho Baroness De who Is a bride in name according to Is now with her mother at at Santa New recovering from the nervous strain attendant upon the It was on December 1 last that the Baron led Miss Clendenin to the altar of the Little Church Around the While the wadding party was nearlng Its zenith Miss Clondenln wrapped furs around her eled gown and left the That was the last time the baron ever saw his Whiteside today avowed her de parture was solely because che sud denly became aware of the con spiracy that had resulted in her rash In an affidavit Detective Fitz slmmoru snJcl that when Baron De Tornow left Russia in 1915 he left a wife and child in that He asserted the baron had come to this country on a visitors pass for only six and hence Is liable to proceedings for deportation at any He also disclosed that the baron had borrowed with which to finance his spending for the ROSS AVENUE FIRE LOSS Fire discovered at m Wednesday did damage to the residence of Folllard at 910 Ross Tho flre de partments answered an alarm turned In at and succeed ed insaving1 a part of His con Lives Of Ranger Breckenridge Oil Claimed By Crash At Same Spot Special to The News April Two believed to be and Quimby of San were killed and an other Anna Broyles of Talpa was probably fatally injured when their car crashed through the guard railing on the highway at Ma son four miles north of here at noon A 15 monthsold baby escaped un The accident happened on the steep incline known as Death Curve and at the same spot where Louis Breckenridge oil was killed kyiard Banger was fatally in nearly two months Occupants Mutilated The Quimby car was A piece of timber smashed through the machines pinioning and mutilating the occupants of the front A card with the San was found on the mans He appeared to be about 40 years old and hia The the infant and Broyles were brought here pend ing definite April Smith of who was injured here while aiding to move a bogged died In a local hospital He was struck by an automobile which was trying to pull another machine out of a Ranch Cows Attack Workers Following Assault Of Coyotes Ranchman Forced To Kill In fected Animals Farm Board Shakeup Imminent By Universal Service April Torn by internal the federal farm loan board may be reorganiz ed by President It bo came known President dge is said to be convinced that the strife among the members has prevented them from extending the banking aid which might have gone far to re lieve the depression among the sorelyhit farmers of the Farm leaders have been In con sultation with the president on the Eugene who chairman of the war finance com mittee and of the special commit tee appointed by the president to go to the rescue of the cotton has held several confer ences with the Secretary Mellon is understood to be disturbed by the condition of some of the land whose credits are said to have been im paired by possible He asked congress for additional authority over them early this year but failed to get RELAPSE SUFFERED BY KING FERDINAND By The Associated Press Jago April A Bucharest dispatch received by Polltlka at 8 oclock tonight said King of Ronmanla was expected to die daring the night and that all last reli gious rites had been By Universal Service April The condition of King Ferdinand of Roumania very critical and his death Is ex pected according to a telegraph dispatch from bad A dally special dis patch from Bucharest via Vienna also states that the kings death la expected By The Associated Press KLAMATII April dairy cows and beef bitten by coyotes infected withrabies have attacked employes of his thousand acre and cattle have Ander son said Andersons ranch is on the Williamson north of Anderson placed his loss at He was forced to kill eleven calves in addition to the 14 beef and dairy Symptoms are the he The beast gets stiff thev begins to Two or three days later It Cows have been each report He is earful lest the in fection spreads throughout his entire herd of more than FARM HAND IS CHARGED WITH Daughter Are Found Hacked To Death In Ranch Home By The Associated Press JJAS April 22 year old farm arrested near Ber late today tn con nection with the killing of Jnana and her 14 year old daughter with an axe Tuesday confess ed to Deputy Sheriff Felipe Lucro hero late By The Associated Press LAS April Louis year old farm was jailed here late this af ternoon in connection with the axe murder of Juana a tnd her 14 year old at their ranch homo near Tuesday No motive for the double axe murder could be established by Sheriff Felipe who with other Now Mexico authorities In vestigated the killings Hidalgo was arrested after he had told several conflicting stories regarding his movements Tuesday Sheriff Lucero The bodies were discovered early today by Jose son of the murdered The house gave evidence of a terrific A crude which the slayer had used to kill the girl and her moth was found near ttte mothers The girls body was and both bodies were badly muti London Labor Paper Assails Court By Universal Service April Social ist Daily labor bit terly assails today the action of the Massachusetts supreme re fusing Sacco and Vanzettl a new The supreme court In ef passed the final sentence of death on two men of whose in nocence there is scarcely a shred of a it The Daily Herald charges that Saceo and Vansttti were victims of the deliberate police policy to get rid of two men regarded as undesirables because they were vigorous fighters In the cause of the foreign born workers in the United After urging the governor of Massachusetts to pardon Sacco and theDaily Herald con if he does Sacco and Vanzettl and his Indeed all the United will stand before the world as guilty of one of tho most coldblooded and most deliberate judicial crimes In the annals of Justice and the working class movement of the wide world will honor and mourn two more martyrs uu the long Alarming Reports Sent To Washington Lead ers Kept Secret Ma rines Uave California By Universal Service April The United States tonight pre pared to meet an expected emergency in North China as the menace to Americans there A of infantry at TienTsin and 500 marines at Peking received orders to tect Americans at those placet should rioting Admiral Clarence comman derinchief of the American forces prepared to rush reinforcements from The possible fate of thest numbering several a sive in progress ati an important railway junction north of Un less the Shantung forces check the Cantonese march to Pe king at this there will be no further obstacle in Reports Kept Secret Alarming reports continued to pour In from American represen tatives in but for the most part were kept They were the subject of a long conference between President Sec retary of State Kellogg and Sec retary of the Navy There was said to be no change in the determination of the pres ident to protect Americans ir He is said to consider that they have a right there under treaties and that the government is pblipated to protect His great concern now Is to have the large number of Americans in the Interior reach places where United States troops can guarantee their These thfee places are where several thousand Americana are already Peking and in North where refugees are seeking Lives In Danger It was estimated that upwards of 200 Americans are completely cut off from rescue in the Yangtse There are many or more In the interior around Peking and An tiforeign demonstrations havenot yet affected al though the situation is described as one which may become perilous overnight and without any possi bility of relief from foreign Americans who have not aban doned the Yangtse Valley are to be left it was indicated in official dispatches Many have refused to leave the upper around Chunking and practi cally all shipping has left that area for the lower Admiral Williams today report ed that more would probably have to bo abandoned due to the inabil ity of getting coal for the river By The Associated Press April A raid by Northern soldiers on buildings at tached to the Soviet embassy here and the detention at a hotel of two American OPA a who are known to have incurred the displeasure of tho Northern command by contribu tions to hostile to day introduced new international aspects to the Chinese civil war Americans Detained Both the which resulted In the removal of 22 Russians and about 50 described as from tho embassy com and the detention of the were conducted by representatives of Marshal Chans the Manchurian war lortf who la commander of the ern forces defending Poking was stMl agog with Set CHINESE M f   

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