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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper NEW THE WEATHER WMT TIXAt VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents TUESDAY JUNE TWELVE NUMBER SEEK WIDER USE OF OIL GAS PRODUCTS Disarmament Proposals Would Weaken American Naop FOR BANKHEAD HIGHWAY PAVING Stretch Between Abilene And Callahan Line By Sep tember Is In Prospect The McClung Construction Company of Port Worth will lay concrete pavement on the Bankhead highway from Abi lene east to the Callahan coun ty line for per 700 under the estimated cost of Contract for the miles of paving was awarded yester day by the state highway com The contract price is wnich was below the bid of Womack Construction Company of Sher McClung was the low Beady In September A paved highway from Abilene to Dallas bySeptember 15 bly bySeptember 15 becomesa v probability as a result of tfa con Construction of the road will begin at once and the worle will be vigorously a f message from Tom coun ty Judge who is in McClung several weeks ago was awarded the contract to complete the paving on the in Cal lahan county from Mount west of to the only unpaved strip of the road in that The Callahan job calls lor bituminous This work already is under The concrete surface on tiie unit Df the road in Taylor county will be trtiat isknown as the Bates The concrete will be nine inches thick at the edges and six inches to the The pavement will be 18 feet The countys share of the cost of the paving is to be paid from pro ceeds of the bond issue vot ed for the purpose in The state and federal government are matching the county with two forone Road contracts totaling were awarded by the commission in Its session yesterday for work in five Texas Several hun dred thousand dollars in state and federal aid was allotted for future Virtually all of the construction contracts are for grading and McClung received iths only other surfacing contract this for topping miles in Hill county for Stroup of Albany received the con tract for grading and drainage work In Hardeman county for Al contracts were awarded to low They included Evans grading and drainage structures On miles of highway Number 96 in Willacy McClung Construction Port concrete pavement on miles of highway Number 1 in Taylor Frank Fort miles of grading and drainage struc ture on highway Number 5 in Har deman unit grading and drainage structures small on miles of highway Number 5 in Hardeman Unit All conLacts were awarded to low Sullivan large drainage structures on miles of highway Number 5 to Hardeman McClung Construction t t ebrasba To Have Great Wheat Crop By The Associated Press June Nebraska will harvest a bumper wheat crop this E Ander federal crop de dand today after ft trip over the Nebraskas normal wheat crop LINDBERGHS VIKING FACE TEXAS TRADE TRIPPERS ARE WELCOMED TO KANSAS dTV TO TELL OF STATES VALDES Vital Problem Of Limiting Naval Armament Taken Up By Pow ers By The Associated June Failure of agreement at the Geneva naval armament limita tion would be follow ed Immediately by a resumption of competitive building with the new congress immediately pass inff bill for ten fast new Representa tive Britten of ranking Republican on the house naval comMttee predicted BylTniversal Service June Tha United States navy will be considerably weakened if eith er the American or the British M aab The picture story of Charles Lindbergh has about been but because this striking photograph of the aviator is the best ever tak we cant resist the temptation to give him another page one The photograph portrays strikingly the Viking face of the world famous Business Outlook Good Despite Smaller Cotton Crop In Texas Recent Rains Save Counties Facing Sure Failure June antining of Texas on account of the Morles orange worm or Mexican fruit which has been found at several places in the Lower Rio Grande was discussed before the federal horticultural board and day by citrus fruit growers and state agricultural officials from California and who agreed unanimously that the pest be eradicated to prevent its spread to other parts of the The board win not decide for sev eral weeks what its action will Offer Cooperation An offer was made by the Texas growers of full cooperation in the but they asked that no pre cipitous action be Texas of ficials suggested that limited quar antine be placed on areas infested and inspectors placed there during the shipping season to see that no QUARANTINE raft The News presents this morn ing an article of great value an boileddown discussion of Texas crop out looks with conclusions which are crosssections of the best minds of the The data upon which the article is has gather ed with great care and by an expert student and statis McQuage is a well known financial writer for Wall Street Commerce Finance and other publica and operates on the floor of the New Orleans Cotton BY OLIVER McQUAGE If the law of weather averages applies this Texas will not gin as muchcotton as she did last This belief is general through out not only but for every who is watching the Texas the outcome of which will determine whether the American crop this season will or wfll not haw a million bale Before the general rains in Texas of last week the most intelligent guessers on cotton in Texas said See CROP OUTLOOK Page 4 plan at the Geneva eifce is accord ingto naval experts Would Scrap Navy The British plan would virtually KANSAS June Kansas City was the experience of the 175 members of the TeJtas who arrived here The weather after delivering an Idea jTL behaving immediately after the Texans sot in llW inches of rain fell in a short following their Taken OVer W Despite the ttie visitors were Kansas Citys Attorney General Of State Makes Offer Of Aid In Punishing Guil ty Ones By Universal Service June aad ylctims the be cpujtty igrand jury today to tea their version of the whippings which ares being Investi gated by federal and state officials in addition to the county v r scrap the United States navy as it I Richardson told the jurors how is now constituted and leave that naLion overwhelming The American grouping de stroyers and cruisers in one class would leave Great Britain and Japan still supreme in modern cruis er In naval experts declared that it will require an expenditure by the United States of at least to attain the limit in cruiser tonnage fixed in the Ameri can plan and already maintained by the with the Japanese not so far By The Associated Press June Naval problems vitally affecting the future security of the United States were raised by Japan and Great Britain at the tripartite naval con ference which opened here France and Italy at the have observers Though careful ly avoiding talking terms and figures recommended the the status quo in Japan virtually maintenance of destroyers and with prohibition on the building of additional Hardly Acceptable Reopening the Washington con ference Great Britain urged reducing the size of battle cruisers and aircraft carri and also the size of their first lord of British argued that the British proposals would Involve a genuine reduction of armaments and bring great economies The first American reaction to the recommendation of Japan is that it would strangle future Amer See DISARMAMENT Page 4 Posse In Pursuit Of Bank Robber By The Associated PFCM LOS June plaints charging neutrality violation against wealthy i head of the Pacific Arms Company of San Captain Andrew By The Associated Press June officers and a posse tonight were pursuing the unmasked bandit who robbed the bank of Lo well of approximately locked the bank officers in the vault and fled in a light skipper of the schooner and two other men after seizure Saturday of alleged contra band munitions of were issued by the United States attorney here Roasas a Mexican said to have acted formerly as counsel for General Felix Diaz of and Ralph driver of the truck containing 000 worth of arms and ammunition from San Francisco on an unidentified brought here lor shipment vessel to some southern named in the other complaints reports circulated at See GUN Fftfi 41 The robber wore colored glasses and a tiny strip of adhesive tape across his He wore a dark suit and a Figures on the license plate of his automobile were obliterated with black paint and the car splashed 150 Due To Take Medical Exams By Universal Service June proximately 150 applicants for li cense to study medicine in Texas will be examined here tomorrow by the state board of medical exami The examinations will re Quire three the masked men entered his home and covered his two children with sixshooters while they lashed him and his Thrown To Floor Richardson was whipped She answered the knock on the door and when she opened the door she was seized and thrown to the floor by a masked man in a yellow holding Richardson away from his the four bared Richardsons back lashed her with a When she fell to men and knotted grass the floor in a the men whipped Richardson and after warning to move on down the Sunday Ranger Captain Prank Hamer joined Rangers Purvis and Osaba in their investigation of the The rangers were instrumental in bringing about the arrest of Cain wealthy Otto his sonin Osborne and Tom hi connection with the All four men were released Satur day on By Tlie Associated Press June at torney generals department through Acting Attorney General Simmons today made public an offer of aid to thecounty and dis trict attorney of Harrison county in prosecution of the recent flogging cases near which state rangers are If he the district attorney during the investigation he is now directing with rangers and lo cal Simmons that the attorney generars department can be of either in pre paring the cases or helping in the we have advised him A brief trip was n ing and industrial Governor Baki Governor Paulen o Beach of Kansas Mo and Tirm oi Mayor Don recep tion committee htfre to i and the vtfitors were to lunch at the Tonight the vistf a dinner at the eveS UnTS Kansas na among the 400 List Of Judge Cato J Jort Worth was tLtoaster spoke will leave no stone unturned in as sisting In bringing to justice those by their would strike down our constitution and A maskex flogging is the type of offense that strikes at the founda tion of That particu lar type of lawlessness is of so contagious a character that once it breaks all bounds to be come the scourge of the body poll The condition Justifies strong Dr W M of the University of Texas Austin Texas transportation and ter vide President of First National Houston Texas Dr S P Brool15 President of Baylor WacoTexas Dr E H Bureau or Economic University of raw fuels and Cullen Dal attitude toward foreign A B bilreau of business Universitf pf Aus tinTexas opportunities and Tom San climate and Other speakers wefe Governors Baker and thur Capper of Kafsas EHo1 president of lhe ShanlbeTruof Commerce Mayor Beach and John of the tion The visitors to leave at midnight for where the party a then go to Chicag0 for s two t By The Press 20rArled ucational traveling from Texas in three Duses and fed from a modern kitchen on I wheels reached CWcago camping on the Lake The party is UP teachers and thirty coeds of the College of Industral at Den the University Texas Baylor University men from these who drive the aPd about 30 They left June 9and plan to make a tional tour in twcfmonths Munroe Fisher Case Is Sent To Pam County Rogers Is Making Rapid Recovery LOS June Rogers was declare to be improv ing rapidly today at the California Lutheran hospital where he under went a rcajor operation last Thft cowboy humorists physicians reported Rogers was making the steady recovery they had antici pated due to his excellent physical By The Texas case of Monroe charged with murder In shootine to death pf exSheriff Bonds was Moday transferred to the court of cTounty b District Judge H The shooting of Bonf occurred May 11 and wew turned by the of the district couft in Ben coupty RIVER IS RISING AT Rv Thf INDEPENDENC The Verdigris six inches and was rising at inches an approaching flood riins on both the Verdigris today i at flood state tot at 37 ivenlne Committee Meets In Wichita Falls To Per fect Plans For Aiding Industry WICHITA June a meeting of oil and gas bureau committee of the West Texas Chamber of Com merce held here organi zation plans for bureau were of the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce was named man ager of the General headquarters will be in Stam while the manager will make Wichita Falls headquar The entire day Monday was spent in discussing plans for the work of the bureau to the end that it may serve a useful purpose for the ingen oi the first subjects to be considered will be the utilization of the oil and gas products by bring ing ttte producer and consumer in Plans were discussed for a sur to ascertain the present uses of oil and gas with a view of increas ing their Still another object of the bureau is to better acquaint the public with the importance of the Haedquarters will be opened and actual work of the bureau will be gin at an early chairman of presided at the Others present were Thomp Leon Coleman and Homer man ager of the Storm Center Off Virginia Prevents Byrd Hopping Off By Press ROOSEVELT storm center off the Virginia Capes tonight acted as a barrier to hold the giant monoplane America on earth for at least another day before taking wing for The storm center is movingout James Kimball of the weath er told the Associated and will make a takeoff tonight or in the morning quite What the conditions will be to morrow night or Wednesday mom ing cannot be predicted with ac but there are no signs of clearing before Because unfavorable weather pre vented a hopoff Commander Richard who is in charge of the America spent the day at Tufts where he was given an honorary TO BID ON MAIL LINE By The Associated Press June will w received at the local postoffice until July for operation of an air mail line from Laredo toSan it was announced here The new line will be established as soon as the DallasSan Antonio line begins Postmaster Sol Rubenstein FLIERS REACH COAST By The Associated Press SAN June Lieutenant Lester Maitland and army who soon are to attempt a transPa cific flight from the California coast to arrived here M landing at RoclC well They left Ari at Seminole Output Drops After Sunday Record By Associated Jtme days gauge of the Seminole oil production made new high of but todays wii off baireis to ar id fKMI Mm
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