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   Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1927, Abilene, Texas                                Texts Own THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS TUESDAY APRIL TEN THE WEATHER WIST TIXASTuteday Wetfneetfay generally NUMBER FLOOD DEATHS MAY REACH 500 MARK Chamber Of Commerce Stages Annual Banquet nm n ONY STARTS IN SNYDERGRAY MURDER TRIAL Stage Pair Held For Stars Death Taylor County Farming Kv Authority Points Out Value Of Industry Carswel Speaks April tonight congratulat ed herself on progress made during the last year and laid plans for another year of sound development wien more than 50 farm and ranchmen of this thriv ing town of South Taylor coun ty and its trade territory gath ered for the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet served by the ladies of the Eas tern pastor o the Presbyterian Church of acted as toastoaster and CarsTvell and R of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce were the agricultural urged that Tus cola build on fraternity and He pointed oui that boom town growth Is not per and that desirable build ing Is made on a more solid foun with their also have their part in the mak ing of a continued Mr and he cited Warren Harding with his Ohio and Henry Ford and his Dear Secretary Carswell of the Abi lene Chamber of Commerce paid the respects of Taylor county capital to her present ing the problems that are to be met in chamber of commerce and their not de dared to the proper basis for relations between the smaller as well as for the Other speakers were Ham president of the Tuscola Chamber of Commerce superintendent of Tusco la schools Tuscola banker prominent farmer of the Tuscola Orchestra Plays Music for the occasion was fur nlshed by a tenpiece composed of Tuscola and Ovalo See TUSCOLA CC Page 4 YOUTH ENDS LIFE By The Associated Press April Tearing himself from nurses who struggled to subdue Walter hurled himself from a story window of a hospital ay and died on the pavement The youths left hand had been Melancholy over tha operation is believed to have led him to end his I FIRE LOSS SLIGHT Fire loss in Monday was though an alarm was an swered at 1250 Peach etreet at in the The blaze was extinguished without material It originated in a cook ing Do You Read The Want Ads Daily If not you miss iome pecu liar Milch cow four years old for with calf girusg J 12 gallons of milk per See them Wanted to exchange a pair o2 size 8 tan oxfords for size 8 Size 8 too Phono 1 FOR rooms fur nished for light also in home of a sln gle Call at FlpOR costing win MU for DOROTHY MACKAYE PAUL KELLY Friendship of the beautiful Dor othy above wife of Ray musical comedy for Paul motion pic ture below caused the fist fight in Los Angeles between the two men that resulted in Ray monds Kelly is t stand trial in connection with Ray monds Miss Mackaye told police tha ther refusal to stop seeing Kelly precipitated the en the attorneys office in Los Angeles announced that indictment of the stageactress had been returned by the county grand It is al leged that she conspired to keep from authorities the true facts in the death of her DALE BRIBE CASE IN JUSTIN OPENS Judge Takes Motion Of De fendants Under Ad visement By Universal Service April consuming practically all day on a motion by the defense to quash the indictment charging bribery against of and of ex pelled members of the Fortieth Judge James Ham ilton of the Travis county criminal district court took the matter un der advisement and adjourned DAI E 4 Connaily Speaks To Club Of Texas University On Foreign Relations In Latin America By Universal Service April Startling charges that the administration had bungled affairs In Central America were made tonight by Congressman Tom Con nally of Martin in an address be fore the International Relation of the University of Texas on current foreign Congressman a mem ber of the house committee on foreign affairs said in part The policy of theCoolidge administration in Nicaragua Is The state depart ment deliberately brought about armed Intervention by thenavy departmentThe Sacasa revolution has been suppressednot by the forces of the punative presi but by United States marines pretext for militaryinter nas been the claim that i was necessary to protect Ameri can How flimsy is that claim clearly appears when ft is remembered that 500 marines have j been sent to Nicaragua to protec j The course of Secretary Kellogg is not only driving Latin America into hostility to the United States but is driving her trade into Euro pean Great danger lies in the likelihood that a clash may occur between American marines and the which might result In serious The Monroe doctrine does not warrant armed intervention in the domestic affairs of Latin American Chinese Question The trouble in China arises from a dehiand of the Cantonese that theforeign powers surrender the privileges enjoyed by them through relating to foreign territorial concessions in the maintenance in China of extra territorial and the control of tho Chinese customs by the foreign the congressman The followers of Sun Tat Sen arefighting under the China for the The Na tionalist movement In China has awakened theChinese to a con sciousness of their and has aroused their national The end of foreign control of China is in he Rcallzo Relations Congressman Connaily said the powers were beginning to realize that a change In their relations with China must be and that the treaties must be Of course the United States should and must protect American life and property in the present he but our perma nent policy should recognize that extra territorially and control of Chinese customs by the powers must soon Orphan Boy Leads Officers To Still By The Associated Press April State rangers yesterday raided Rock House eight miles southeast of Borger and fourd three big 12 barrels of arrested an Oklahoman and a wo man who was with him and res cued a 10 year old who had been released by an Amarillo or phans home to the man and wo The boy said the two had told him they would kill him if he told rangers about their making whis assured by the ran gers that he would be he led them to thestalls and told how the whisky had been made and how numerous men in automobiles had come dally to buy He says he was well treated by the The now made an honorary member of the ranger says he was well treated In the Amarillo orphans he has three but he wants to go to Aus tin and the will make an effort to get him placed RDTH OF ICY EYES WITH FRIUL EXLOVER LISTER AS TALE OF David Belasco With Expression Of Horror David Watch As BloodCurdling Evidence Is Produced By State BY DAMON Universal Service Staff Correspondent LONG ISLAND April picture wire they are said to have twisted arjrand the neck of poor Albert Snyder was no tighter than the coil of evidence that the state of New York began wrapping around Ruth Snyder and Henry Judd Gray They both must have been gagging a bit under the choke after the session in the huge vaguelylighted old courtroom in Long Island It was a tale of murder that has often been told in print of but that somehow never read as bloodcurdling as it sound ed Old David Belaseo sat in the an expression of hor ror oh the benign countenance his priestly He his grayrobed head again and again as if to say Colorado Student Near Death After Fast Of Ten Days Girl Unable To Eat Food For Last 62 Days ByvlTniversal Service April Although she is reported oKghly death to night continued to hover over the bedside of Miss Irene Gim 26yearold chiropractic undertaking a ten day fast for a fiver dis was unable after that period to eat and has been without food for 62 Miss who has been a student at the Colorado Chi university here for six is believed to have been persuaded to try the fast cure as the result of the re ported successful fast of a fel low who went without food eleven Miss who has been came so serious a few days ago that complaint was made to Denver Following a preliminary Dis trict Attorney Cline announced today that no action could be taken so long as the girls fast was Medical men were summon ed to her bedside Sunday upon request of Miss Gimbels Lora Gimbel of Miss Gimbel is said to have reduced in weight from 123 pounds to 80 pounds since the fast Flyer Welcomed To New York City By The Associated Press NEW April y guarded by who feared antiFascist Com mander Francesco De Ital an aviator whose four continent light was halted by the destruc lon of his plane in was welcomed to 2Cew York Just before Mayor Walker ex ended to Commander De Pinedo official welcome of the police who formed a bodyguard or the aviator arrested a young wno broke through the cordon holding in his arms a huge bouquet of Fearful hands tore apart the but the suspected bomb was not The bouquet bearer was disclosed as an ardent Commander De Pinedo grasped the young mans hand as ie stood staring in disappointment at the mangled Fears of the police were in not be this the yet Leonine genius of the sat In a chair at one of the press a pencil poised over a pad of paper as If reluctant to let fall thereon iis impressions of wfiat he saw Not in alJ his dreaming In the shadowy world of drama had David Wark Griffith thought of such a story as was here being enacted in real life before his very You craned your neck to seehow the woman was blonde woman in reased while Commander De Pi nedo was being taken to the city where the official welcome was The aviator stood up n his an open nd waved at the crowd that heered YOUTHS SENTENCED By The Associated Press SAN April nd Wayne pleaded guilty In fed ral court here Monday to burglary the postoffice at Crosscut on anuary 11 and were sentenced to year and a day each in the ed ral penitentiary at indictment charged hat they itole taking the mourning garb that is a terrible If all that was said today is the woman with the Icy Cold Pan Ruth some fellow called describing her marble Now and then an expression that might have been contempt crossed the glacial surface of her gaze WEUS a District Attorney Richard New briefly and related what he expects to prove against and later as he was bringing out the story of what the state laims is the motive for the brutal murder of Albert Snyder by the woman and her erstwhile sweet Henry Judd in surance on Snyders Testimony Important That was perhaps the most Im portant testimony of the The blonde woman whispered fre quently to her Dana Wal lace and Edgar when a representative of the Prudential Life Insurance company was relat ing what seemed to be a most dam aging story of her taking out 000 worth of life insurance on her husbands to double in the event his death by This is the the state main that prompted Snyder and her weakling Henry Judd the corset to plot for weeks and months against the life of Albert Snyder and to finally wind up that black night of March beating and strangling him to death as he slept in his bed at his home In Queens It developed in the testimony to day that the wire around his neck was the real cause of Snyders Doctors testified that the blows rained upon his hsad with has Foreigners At Hankow Spend Nights At Wat erfront Under Protec tion of Vessels By The Associated Press April warships In Chinese waters have been fired on again by Chinese Recent statistics reported that American Including the In Chinese waters had been thus attacked on 45 oc casions since August This njumber was increased when the United States destroyer Peary was fired on yesterday near on the about 125 miles off The source of the firing was not located and the warship did not return the Three British the Keppel and also were fired on by Chinese batteries from the south bank of the Yangtse near Chinkiang yester The British replied with a heavy bombardment and yon si lenced the Chinese Themost precarious situation for foreigners at present in Chiril Chauncey Ts Gettin Along of the radical Cantonese govern There are still about 800 foreigners left In among them 68 Because of the turbulent events in that city they spend the nights at the wa under the protection of the warships anchored In the Dispatches from Hankow Indi cate that military preparations are under way on the outskirts of the In anticipation of an attack by General Chiang leader of the moderate Cantonese government at would not have produced The wire did the Enmity Apparent It became apparent immediately after court opened that the enmity between those once fervid Ruth and have been Henry that hearing Is We had the astounding situ ation of the attorneys for one de fendant frequently objecting to questions by the attorneys for the other The attorneys for the woman seemed to think the testimony of the doctors about the window sash weight in their You in his that he slugged the sleeping Snyder with the weight then dropped the iron cudgel and that Ruth picked it up and finished the Her attorneys will probably now endeavor to show that Gray tight ened the wire about Snyders neck and thus was the real District Attorney a baldish legallooking who wears a little black bow what the state charges and expects to prove against the MEXICAN OFFICIAL TRAIN LEAVES By Universal Service April 000 presidential train of Plutarcho president of lett here tonight over the Santa Fe lines for Mexico It was in charge of Senor Arturo ranking consul general in the United The train was built by the Pull man company at It contains the presidents a din ing and Bmoking a staff car for military a car for auto with parking space for four automobiles of the Rolls Royce and a special car or thesecretary of with recep dining and sleep ing The train is all and bears on each side of every car the jf ficial emblem of the Republic of The train will be met at Texas by a military guard of 200 soldiers who will take it over the railways Mexico to the capital By The Associated Press NEW April Al Democratic governor of New paid his respects to night to President Coolidgo in his Biltmore hotel but whether the 20mlnute meeting Included a discussion of the present presiden tial candidacy possibilities of either was not Asked what transpired at the Governor Smith replied I called of to bid him wel come to the I told him to io anything he wanted to providing he didnt get caught at When asked what the president the governor answered He said he would take a Governor in the city for the went to the presi dents suite from his own rooms three floors below In the CHAPLAIN RESIGVS Br The Associated Frees secretary of the prison announced Monday that Watson had rc When some of witnesses signed as prison effoc wftre Snydcr Us Sec GHAVSXYDER TRIAL tive May and that had been pointtd to iucceed NEA New York Bureau Chauncey New Yorks as his 93rd anniversary his annual interview with news he eaid he bad every hope of STflGE ACTRESS ARE HELD III CASE Two Accused Of Efforts To HideTrue Facts Of Slaying By The Associated Press LOS April ctage actress and Hollywood physician were IniMUea by the county grand Jury today on two felony counts charging specifically charged with com pounding a felony and with be ing accessories after the in an alleged plot to cover up surrounding the death of Rny musical comedy The indictments were returned at 5 oclock In the court room of Superior Judge Charles Burnell after witnesses had appeared be fore the grand jury to tell of the alleged conspiracy to hide the true facts in the actors With bail fixed at in each Chief Deputy District Attor ney Harold instructed detectives to place Miss Mackaye and the doctor under arrest at Although the actress was de clared by her Roger Marchettl to be suffering from complete nervous exhaustion at her she was ordered taken Into custody unless bond was posted by the time the warrants were The evidence was presented to tho grand juvy by Chief Deputy Davis and Deputy District Attorney Forrest Sullivan appeared during the grand jury session and request ed an opportunity to repeat his story before the It was said tho physician denied allegations that heparticipated In the alleged covering up and said he accepted a fee from Miss Mackaye only for professional services In attending her husband after the fatal flst fight with Paul screen who is under indictment for GAS TAX COLLECTED By Universal Service April That tho three cent gasoline tax will yield In excess of a was disclosed this ternoon when collection half of March at one cent and the other half at three produced approximately Five leading gasoline tax payers for February paid a total of white for they paid Waters Of Mississippi Continue To inundate New Towns And Farm Lands By The Associated Press April Swiftly and irresistibly the flood waters of the Mississippi river and its tributaries rolled across new ground today in three states Missis sippi and Louisiana inundat ing additional towns and thou sands of acres of farm Driving the homeless before the floods claimed new vic tims here and swallow ing up a Mississippi national guard rescue worker near air Arkansas plant er near Pine and t captain of a government craft assisting in levee strengthening on the Arkansas river near known death list past one hundred estimates of the total fatalities ranged from 300 to Rescue workers in the Sflssteslppl delta fear that tnany lost their lives today as the flood waters continue across the In the absence of any official varying calculations cf the damage over square miles of water covered area were made by business men These ranged all the way from one hun dred million dollars to half a billion While the Mississippi was being held to Its banks by heroic work at half a dozen points and over a long stretch north and south of Vlcksburg breaks in dykes in smaller streams both In North and South Louisiana were reported with a considerable area likely to be flooded and several more thou sands made Towns which received flood wa ters today Included Arkansas City on which was cut off from all communication with the Marked Lake McGehee and Dumas in Arkansas and Indianola In Missis east of Town Evacuated Arkansas a town of people has been accord Ing to reports to the Arkansas military with the refugees seeking haven in McGehee and other nearby which are gradually being flooded by the Arkansas river Evacuation also was going for ward at Arcola and other towns In theMississippi but there was no forcible evacuation by order of the military authorities either in those places or In Adjutant General Green announced at Vicksburg While the flood waters were spreading at an alarming comprehensive plans were laid here for relief work with Secretary Hoover at the Coming Washington by direction of the man who fed Belgium through the war hurriedly conferred with Red Cross and other officials and an nounced that the full resources of the government would be placed at the disposal of the rflief Five Mllliot ceded The commerce before embarking on a tour down the Mississippi to Vicksburg and New Orleans to get a first hand picture of the declared that the full five million dollars thecountry had beem asked to give through Bed Cross would be neoded and that perhaps more would have tc be called for Meantime agencies of the govern ment were converging forces ly on the flood district with supplies of all kinds to relieve of more than A Rescue work alia was going on apace in all districts with the aid of additional motor boats and sea and airplane to spot cut refugea oft FLOODS   

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