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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WKtT warmer In north port ion J Friday local VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents THURSDAY JUNE TWELVE REDOUBLE SEARCH FOR FRENCH AIRMEN Texas Hogging Victims Guarded Against New Violence TWO CHARGED WITH ROBBERY OF BANK AT ZEPHYR Body Will Be Called To day To ProbeCharges Against Pair Held At Brownwood June Charges filed against Chalmers Jasper and Jim Garvin in con nection with the robbery of the Zephyr State Bank of Tuesday morning will be inves tigated Thursday morning by the Brown county grand jury which has been recalled by Judge The men were apprehended yesterday and are held in con nection with the Both men deny knowledge of al though officers declare they have sufficient evidence to obtain His Home Is Atop Pole 8 Days worn by Hfie bandits who robfced the bank were found this merchant who sold the clothes has been located and he has identi fied Jasper and Garvin as the two bought the overalls and jump officers The bank was robbed of by A masked bandit while a companion waited outside ina small touring assistant cash was alone in the bank when the Bian entered and ordered him to hand over the Johnson hid part of the money behind a pile of books as he appeared to obey the The bandit was clothed in overalls and a Handkerchief covered the low er part of his A car thought to have been the one used by the robbers was found yesterday in a Robert Kinard Of Stamford Dies June Jour months struggle against Brights disease ended here fatally this afternoon for Robert Kin He leaves his wife and jhree two girls and a The funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at from Methodist with burial in Highland The service will be conducted by presiding elder of the Stamford Kinard came to Stamford about 15 years from He was married here to Miss Easter Dell daughter of Da vid pioneer Methodist now For a number of years he was in the au lomobile having the Buick but had retired from active He wasa Ro and a former alderman of The Ice Chest j Is so Is the electric fan and all other appliances that ifjaake lor ease during the warm summer ONE of the reasons why such articles find ready cash buyers when they are ad vertised for sale through Re porterNews Classified or trade the things you dont want for more use ful the Classified Ads The ReporterNews Telephone eOOUKE AND PARTY REACH NEK H01E IN HILLS AFTER TRIUMPHAL HID BEST TODR President Comfortably Settled In South Dakota Game Lodge Where Nation Will Be Guided For Next Three Months NEA New York Bureau In the old days monks used to do penance by spending long periods atop Now comes Alvin Kelly with an at tempt to spend eight days aloft on a flag pole at just for the fun of an endurance Here he is on his footsquare with radiophones on his ears to while away the George Publisher And Prominent Busi ness Man En Route To Press Convention June No change was reported tonight in the condition of George Brenham publisher and vice presi dent of the Texas Press who was taken from a train to a hospital here last night suffering from a stroke of Neu was aboard a special en route to the state convention of the press association at El when he was His wife arrived here this Doctors at the hospital declared that while he had showed no im provement he was no worse as the which affected his right had not 0 George publisher of the Brenham Banner Publishing Company at Washington is one of the outstanding business men of that oldtime His father founded Blinn Memo rial College there and was its pres ident for many George Neu is half half French in but 100 per cent American in loyalty and B3CNRAM MAN 4 up the the Coolidges were greeted by a band of mounted cow who gave them a shrill yip and rode along as The shadows nung heavy over the The lights peered like a bea con from the game The Cool idges entered a reception hall heav ily decorated with the antlers of big buffalo and other troph ies of this rich game lodge and com fortably esconced themselves in the forty room retreat from which the destiny of the nation will be di rected the next ninety They slept beneath heavy blankets tonight after one of the most eventful days since he became presi BY JOHN LAMBERT Universal Service Staff Correspondent RAPID June Coolidge tonight established the summer White House South Dakotas game nestled among the pines high up the scenic Black After a triumphal lour through the the president and Coolidge arrived in this plateau town early this evening in their special train bearingthe largest presidential entourage in A heavy rain swept down from the mountains as they completed their mile But the band blared Hail to the The crowds A local reception committee wished them good luck and good health for their nil IIIBnTQIIRfiBRE three months sojourn IIV mill I I Rl The President and Coolidge fl I nun I linUmEU entered a limousine and begun the U I I 111 I UiilillllV thirty two mile ascent over the mountain road to the game followed by the secret service men by the household servants from Washing Rebecca the pet raccoon and Roy Boy and Prudence the White trailed along in a J When Officer tes Looting Of Grocery Company June Smith is in the city jail here with a gunshot wound in his body and three other men are sought as the result of frustration by John of the attempted robbery of the Radford Gro cery Company wholesale store here last The four were surprised during the robbery by Estes who was mak ing his As Estes passed be hind the building a man stepped out from between two box or dering him to stick Es tes hands went with a flashlight and the other with the He fired one his assail ant fell with a bullet in his left his pistol cluttering uselessly to the Estes fell upon his victim who apparently was stunned by the Three other men who were in the building made their escape with about worth of merchan The man was taken to the Stam ford Sanitarium where he gave his name as Jack He was not badly hurt and later was removed to the city He gave his home as but has not been given a thorough examination as to his previous life or his companions in the attempted George city said to The three men were busy rifling the building when alarmed by Es tes shot at who was acting as Investigation showed that they had laid aside See ROBBER SHOT Page 4 Bank Teller Arraigned In CBy The Associated Press NEW June of who was teller of the Liberty National bank when arraigned today was held without bail for examination next According to information in the hands of New York he is accused of embezzling from the bank at Simmons Faculty Member Is Held In Fatal Accident By The Associated Press June fessor instructor in sociology at Simmons was held here to night in connection with the death of Mabel who was killed today when struck by Bakers au Police said they would decide to morrow whether charges would be With Baker were his their adopted and Finis a and Baker left here last week for New where they have a summer Shortly be fore they departed they adopted a young girl from the West Texas Childrens Aid and Welfare Associa tion Finis Ba kers was taken along as driver of the Baker is professor of eco nomics and sociology at Simmons and Baker is dean of Pacific Flight To Be Rushed By The Associated Press SAN June flight from San Francisco to Hono lulu within two weeks is planned by Ernest of San Fran with Captain Carter of Los as Young Woman Describes Her Brutal Treatment By The Associated Press June protection against fur ther violence or the families of Richard son and victims of a flogging band near here last Wednesday were quartered in a Marshall hotel and his wife were whipped by a hooded band at their tenant house presumably because they failed to work long hours in the fields of their Richardsons sonin was struck with a pistol and knocked down and his wife was laid face downward on a trunk and lashed with a knot ted Orders Special Probe Meanwhile Judge Beard has ordered a special term of district court to be convened here at oclock Friday morning to investigate the The grand jury already has been selected and will be charg ed at 9 oclock Friday Woman Describes Beating told her story here today of her She was knocked she by a mem ber of the As she struggled to her feet she called her assailant a coward and was knocked down Two she raised her to her threw her over a trunk and held her while a third man beat her with a rope folded four all of she said she hurled at the men and more blows fell on her She stopped a moment to take a peep at her baby only a few months lymg on the hotel I didnt count the she I was too but I guess there were 15 or After got through they jerked me from the trunk and one of them said Now do you understand You are to go into the fields at stay until 12 get back at 1 oclock and stay there until I said I was too far I By Associated Press June Robertson today ordered an additional ranger to Marshall to assist the two already there in the investigation of the recent flogging of four Private Ezelle already was in Marshall when the investigation was started and Private Osaba was sent from Austin Monday to join Former Confederate Chief Is Near Death By The Associated Press June General former com mander in chief of the United Con federate was rsuch worse today and death was expected mo He Is suffering from a combina tion of indigestion and EMPIRE HELL III SHOOING STRONG SIGNS OF BECOHIKGGIGANTICCASSER Flow Of Well Jumps To Feet And Is Spraying An Estimated Total Of 400 Barrels Of Oil Per Day Possibilities that the Empire Gas Fuel Companys Will Johnson forty miles southeast of Abilene in Callahan would blow into a full gasser with an oil production of about 400 barrels daily ware stronger last The gas which jumped from cubic feet Saturday to feet was estimated at feet last The well has been spraying oil into the derrick last Saturday and is making from 200 to 400 barrels The News was advised last night from a reliable The shrubbery and surrounding country for one and onehalf miles has been sprayed with The whistling of the gasser can be heard for four miles and members of the crew are forced to stuff their with cotton for protection of the ear drums against the deafening Flow Partly Controlled The1 power of the gas flow is realizable in that two Darling Gate valves were blown to bite when put into the Later pressure controls wem I By Associatea PreswX NEW June Charles Lindbergh took of f from Field to an army plane today daylight time for Boll ing to obtain his the Spirit of St which he planned to fly back here immediately for Jiis flight to The hopoff was a complete surprise even to members of his party who only a few moments previously left him when he told them he was going direct to his temporary home in Park Lindbergh prior to his de parture said when he reached Bollin Field he would climb into his the Spirit of St and immediately start back to New He said he hoped to reach here by 10 oclock in time to fulfill his reception program for the By The Associated Press NEW June York made the most of its chances to idolize Charles Lindbergh to The city had several chances to see the tousle haired young man from the Middle for his engagements took him to some of the busiest Crowds gath passed with his escort the heavy both vehicular and pedes stood still and acclair i The colonel spent the morning in for he was tired from the fes tivities of Tuesday night and had not returned to his Park Avenue apartment until an early He slept until his friends thought it time forhim to getready for the luncheon tendered him by the busi ness men at Hotel Spends Fall Day Once his day had the aviator found it a full The arranged Jointly by the Merchants Association of New York of New York was followed by a visit to the plant of the New York where he inspected the From the newspaper office he motored home through the ear ly afternoon throngs in the theatri cal district to spend a few hours resting and attending to the busi See LINDBERGH Page 4 pipe fhich isstill to the fible it was possible to keep them on the Workers are reported to be mak ing no additional efforts to con trol the gas flow as they have no adequate means of caring for the gas or It will be necessary to let the gasser blow and spend some of its energy before the tools can be fished out and straightened and the oil horizon The first showing of gas was found In the Johnson well at 087 feet several weeks ago when the flow was cubic feet When the gas was encountered the drilling bit was unscrewed from the drill leaving the bit in the The gas pressure prevented the lowering of fishing In an effort to kill the gas the Empire company moved a mudhog pump of heavy construc tion and especially designed to de liver the necessary the site from Tools Are Lodged At plain water was pumped into the hole but the pressure was not reduced Blue mud was next pumped which success fully killed the The bit was fished out and the hole drilled to a depth of feet with the water and mud still in the At feet the drilling tools were lodged and it became necessary to cut the line and start a fishing A cavein threatened to destroy the well and a swab was inserted in an effort to brick bacmfwyp in an effort to bring back the gas pressure and save the The swab back the gas with greatly increased oil flow is coming from the foot West Texas Rail Merger Planned By The NEW June Phantom Oklahoma Escapes To Hills After New Foray June Matthew phantom Okla homa tonight apparently was back in his Osage hills after another foray into the outside world that netted bim an automobile and caused him to entertain one unwitting and one unwilling guest A posse of Pawnee county officers lost Kimes trail at Osaye after they had panned him north ward for several The youthful bandit had stolen a motor car at Oilton last inadvertently taking a two year old who was sleeping in The child was still asleep and in a vacant lot only a few blocks from where the car was Stopped near Paw nee by Gcore town Kimes poked a sawed off shotgun into the of ficers stomach and took him McAnincha a drove back to McAninch declared he knew his captor to be After taking McAnlach veveral the bandit fashed him to tree with the gun belt and trouser Freeing himself early thii McAninch joined the punninf After letting track of Kimes at Sheriff Jones of Pawnee county returned to his home for a leaving a part of the PJHM to retrace Its tat ettert to fkk if tte trail Kimes was seen early this morning at Paw nee and later at Osare Indicating that be raw headed for the Osage a favorite rendezvous for hotna outlaws since the days of Henry Several days Kimes per formed a parallel exploit at stealing a car and kidnaping Its He waa forced to abandon the how after he had released the owner and the chase of punolaf officers became Merger of properties of the Wichita Ranger and Fort Worth rail road with the Wichita Southern railroad was announced here The merger is subject to the approval of the Interstate Commerce The merger will give the Wichita Falls and Southwestern Company of lines extending from Wichita Falls to con necting with the Rock Island at the Texas and Pacific at Ranger and the Louis San Francisco and the MissouriKansas Texas at Frank Keel of Wichita will manage the merged fRvlWAssociated PrtmO June Governor Moody today appointed the mem bers of the new state health authorized by the legislature in Its recent special Appointees For six year Joe and Lockhart four year Dr San and J Intense Excitement Fol lows Reports Men Have Been Found In Province By Universal Service June signal flares were sighted on the shores of the Peribonka riv ar at 8 oclock accord ing to an official report re ceived here by telephone from The signals were sighted by rangers from observation tow This is the same locality where flares were first sighted bnt are now much By The Associate Preu June wave Cf swept through afiernoon when port in from River M the the tfaat French aviators Nungessor and Coll had been With incredible swiftness report but hope was soon dispelled when the government officials could find no confirmation of Searching Inquiries Befin An employe of a large corpora tion in the district north of the Saguenay river was responsible lor the report which he transmitted in a telephone message to his residing in Quebec Although River Bend is somewhat of the area where flares were reported to have been seen Sunday it still is in a district where aviators could have landed and remained unfcund for immediately the Quebec authori ties and the lumbermen initiated searching inquiries the Canadian telegraph and telephone services issued instructions to probe all reports to the bottom parties were organized and the dis trict for many miles around will be thoroughly combed within the next few Word Spreads Quickly Word of Nungesser and Coll spread with startling swiftness it was that they had been found on the Shipshaw a tributary of east by south of Lake A Madame Blais of Quebec was credited with having had a telephone conversation with her employed at River Her is said to informed her that both Nungesser and Coli were alive and Coupled with this report was an that the fire wardens of the Price Brothers who own extensive timber limits near Chicou timi had last Tuesday night seen mysterious which appeared like the glare of a searchlight play ing over the mountains northeast of the Saguenay river in Observation Towers Manned The Price Companys observation towers were manned last night for the first time since Edouard Lavoift and Wellsreported having seen flares on the hills in Ger main township Sunday Begin township is nearer to Chi coutimi than and tha feeling was that whoever was re sponsible for the lights was making toward the populated districts of the The provincial government hat received no confirmation of any report beyond that which said had been By This Associated PTMS ATLANTIC former mayor of and past potentate of Nile was elected oukrt guard of the imperial council of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine toda in only contest marking the fifty third annual election oC ancient Arabic
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