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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Owr Newspaper WOLUME 1 THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WKtT In portion Friday eooltr in north Price 5 Cents THURSDAY JUNE NUMBER DorothyMackaye Given One To Three Year Term InPrison ARMY AVIATORS TRIUMPH IN FLIGHT TO HAWAII Thousands Acclaim Maitland And New Heroes Of Aviation Daring Fliers Are Happy Over Feat By The Associated Press June from the American main land in the brilliant sunshine of the new Lieutenants Les ter Maitland and Albert Hegenberger of the United States completed today the first flight over the Pacific ocean from the American mainland to No prize was They came for the armys welcoming planes lost them in the murky darkness and rain of early morn But they received the acclaim of highest officers of the army and the congratulations of the governor of and the wholehearted applause of the thousands who had waited hours in the rain to greet Lieutenants Maitland and Hegenberger rested tonight happy r in their accomplishment of an other aviation triumph in the progress of the and proud in the possession of a fonal telegram from the sifentijf the Uftited States praising the skill of Maitland as a pilot and ef Hegenberger as a Might Have Won Prizes Prizes might have for as civilians they would have their chance to win the James Dole prize of for a transPacific night after August 12 as army men whose duty had been they declined offered them by a Apparently Decided That Attempts To Revive Washington Treaty Futile By The Associated Press June With the British now seemingly convinced that it is impossible to reopen the Washington at this without the consent of the United the delegates to the tripartite naval conference are focusing their attention on the problem of This may take on a new owing to British emphasis on thej wisdom of agreeing to a reduction newspaper in the caliber of By The Associated Press ISLAND OF Hawaiir June winds to night were delaying the proposed hop off of Richard Holly wood for the Grace slept most of this after of his associates announc ed that if the present unfavor able weather conditions contin it was Graces intention to return his plane to Pearl Har on the Island of Oabu and await favorable Experts are examining the feasi bility not only of dividing cruisers into but also the creation of two categories of ton one of which would be armed with Ones More First Wednesdays Abilene Morning News registered another clean beat over the predate morn ing papers circulating in this Commander Richard Byrd hopped off from New on his transAtlantic flight at oclock Wednesday Eas tern daylight savings timevThat was oclock Texas The hopoff was announced in the Mbrning which held its press thirty minutes after regular closing time for the event and photos of Byrds plane and crew were The predate morning papers going out into the territory with the News said Byrds plans were still and that an early hopoff was On the OaklandHonolulu ar my starting Tuesday the reported Lieutenants Maitland and Heg enberger 750 miles oft the Cali fornia coast at Tex as The News reported them 900 miles east of 750 miles farther twice as oclock WEDNES DAY Both reports were messages received by the Federal Telegraph Company ci Keep UP wito tne 24 a day WHILE IT IS NEWS The Morning News and Dally 90 cents a de livered in for an exclusive What they Jid and their narration of was contributed freely to Sighted Only Once From the time Maitland and yesterday at until their See PACIFIC FLIGHT Page 4 Pacific Aviators Went Hungry With Food Close By By The Associated Press June ants Maitland and who made history today in the flight from the California mainland to gem of the may be but they suffered from the pangs of hunger during the even as the commonplace earthbourid of the workaday And they suffered while hot chicken sandwiches and hot soup lay within arms Interspersed in their narration ol their flying which they were harrowing details of that tore at the vitals of these healthy young men most In the preparations for their de they they had trusted friends to provide the even as they theiftselves provided the fuel for their They had been promised the soup and but though they searched repeatedly during the long day and longer they found them they hesitated to accuse At this a brother officer broke in You poor lish Why didnt you look under your I found enough grub under a tarpaulin to feed you a week in FOUIR over your plane when you QUICK ACTION OF SPECTATOR SAVES 2 LIVES Ennis Woodson Saves Two Men From Overturned And Burning Auto The quick thinking quicker action of Ennis Woodson miracu lously saved the lives of Walter Buz zini of Stamford and a youth named Graham at Old near The Nash roadster in which the youths were met with what might have been a fatal accident when going west on the Stamford Aspermont highway late yesterday While trying to make the sharp curve at Old CHory the road stgr became hitting the bank on the inside The car hit in such a way as to turn it upside down pinning the pas sengers As soon as the car had settled a bursted gas tank ignited and a blanket of flames engulfed the wreckage al most Ennis living about 200 feet from the heard the exlpoEion sizing up the situa rushed to burning mass and literally tore the door from its At the risk of being badly burned he pulled the unfortunate victims from their flaming The fire destroyed the Eye witnesses reported that the boys were given first aid to their burns in the form of cup grease and cotton comforts and taken to the Stamford The youths requested hospital at taches to withhold their it was stated last night at the Stam ford 11 Woodbridge Heads World Ad Men For Third Time By The Associated Press June King Woodbridge of to night was chosen president of the International Advertising Associa to succeed himself for a third at the concluding session of the twenty third annual convention of the who yesterday failed to receive a renomination at the hands of the nominating com mittee of the carried his fight to the floor of the conven tion this afternoon following the report of the nominating group and defeated Charles Younggreen of by a vote of 580 to The Woodbridge strength grew out of his support by the New York organization the New England delegates and other Eastern delega Rowe Stewart of and Francis vice president of the Guaranty Trust Company of New were unanimously re chosen secretary and treasurer re spectively of the The election of Woodbridge came as a according to vet erans of the to the most heated and bitter political fight which ever enmeshed the organiza MOODY AND SMITH MEET AT LUNCHEON By The Associated Press NEW June advantage of prosperity in respective states werediscussed by Governor Smith of New York and Governor Moody of Texas Wednes They met at a luncheon ten dered the Texas executivs and 125 members of his good will delega tion by the New York Cotton Ex Pointing out that New York is largely Governor Smith ex plained that success in agricultural states Is reflected in business Ml we ask is that you give us the best price obtainable for our responded Governo When farmers get good prices for their they being happy spend more money in the he The were guests in the evening of Jesse member of the at a theatrical per Actress Is Taken To Jail To Await Sentence Lover Also Convicted in Killing By The Associated Press tOS June Dorothy stage ac late today was found guilty by a jury of eight wom en and four men of covering tip facts surrounding the death of her Ray Ray as a result of which Paul screen was con victed of Deliberate Three Hours After deliberating for less than three hours Judge Bur neliscourt a jury of elghtr women and fourmen declared file actress dramatic stage steeled herself for the verdictshe knew was coming and her face moved in convulsive as she tried to keep herself from Miss Mackaye was at once taken to the county Jail where she will be a prisoner until Saturday when Judge Burnell will sentence The actress may be sentenced to serve from one to three years in San Quentin where Paul Kelly also will be serving a term for killing her The verdict came as a surprise to followers of the especially since the two alternate Frank Zillgitt and Geohe gen announced that had they been called upon to deliver a verdict they would have acquitted the Man Who Pleaded For Death Verdict To Serve Life Term By Universal Service OKLAHOMA June Governor Henry Johnson said to day that he will commute the sen tence of Old Man Marble of slayer of a boy from death to life im Marble pleaded for a death sen tence at his trial and the judge obliged By The Associated Press LOS June De La former provisional president of Mexico and nine of his aides and staff officers were indicted by the federal grand Jury today on a charge of conspiring to violate United States neutrality laws by attempting to smuggle arms and munitions across the Bonds of five thousand dollars each were recommended by the grand Several of the in cluding De La were recently arrested on commissioner warrants In and are already under LINDBERGH LANDS AT LOUIS FIELD By The Associated PresiO June Charles A Lindbergh landed at Lambert Louis flying field near here ear ly tonight after his flight from New York in a single seated army pursuit He was accompanied by Major Thomas Lanphier in a similar The fliers were to have landed at Scott Belle but changed their plans and came on to the Lambert Louis flying Dorothy Mackaye On Witness Stand Dorothy the actress as she appeared on the stand in her trial for conspiring to conceal facts in connection with the death of her Bay Paul admltteffiy her especial was found ffuilty of beating Raymond to death with his Start Of Mile Jaunt Through West Texas And New Mexico Is Set For Friday June Seventyfive persons from many in and including mem bers of the state highway com are to hop off from Sweetwater Friday forenoon for the West Texas Chamber of Commerce mile motorcade tour of the mountain section of West Texas and Eastern New it was an nounced here Elephant Butte Dam has been added to the The party will spend the night of July there as guests of the United States reclamation bureau and will be taken for a tour of the great dam which impounds Rio Grande water for irrigation of the The announcement also said that all members of the state highway com mission including chairman Ely and Cone John and state highway will accompany the as will Senator Thomas Love of The purpose of the commission in making the is was recited was not for recreation but to study high way conditions in that section and to specifically study the proposed scenic highway through the Davis mountains of Objectives of the motorcade are the Big Bend district convention at Alpine and Pecos valleyintermoun tain district convention at Cloud New Income Tax Plan Beaten In Oregon By The Press June turns from yesterdays state special elections showed a substantial ma jority against the proposed state in come With precincls out in the state including Multnomah county tabu the total on the income tax stood a majority against the tax of Several measures on the state ballot having to do with financial matters Including one to increase legislators pay from to a day were LAR9IEY CASE AT ANGELO IS HEARING END Defendant On Trial For Fa tal Shooting Of Claud Manies On April 22 SAN TTune testimony finished at 11 oclock this morning the case of charged with the kiling of Claud Manies here April is expected to go to the jury Thursday afternoon when arguments will be convict who escaped a week ago from the Ferguson prison farm and charged with mur dering Mitchell at was involved in events preceding the shooting of the testi mony of the principal Lammey told the Jury Wells had said to him that Wells and Manies had planned to kill and rob wealthy Angelo of her Manies approached the defendant in the alley behind one of his stores the afternoon before the shooting and told that he knew too imjchabont this busi ness here and at Coleman and that he wouldi blow his heart out if he didnt shut Lammey testi Lammey and Manies met In front of the Lammey testified that he went to his got his and went back to the jail and that Manies was He said he heard a shot thinking Manies was shooting at puilecl jhis gun and shot No weapon was found on Manies at the under where Sie was taken im i SaccoVanzetti Are Given Stay Of Thirty Days By The Associated Press June execu tion of Nicoia Sacco and Bartolo meo whose conviction for murder has echoed on several con tinents was postponed today from the week of July 10 to August Governor Alvan Fuller with the consent of the executive council granted the two admitted radicals a months respite in order that he might have more time to conclude his investigation in the For the same reason the governor Another respite until the same to Celestino under death sentence for another The statement of Madeiros that members of the Morelli gang of Providence with which he was as sociated committed the murders of which Sacco and Vanzetti were convicted was one of the main points on which counsel for the two men based their final plea for new trial which was refused them by the Massachusetts supreme Lowden Boomers Hold Conference By The Associated Press June Goverror Frank o Illinois today told an Indiana dele gation that called on him at his home in to urge him to be a Republican candidate for the presidency in that he knew of no man in all our history who has run away from the presi Lowdens reply to the Indiana delegation which asked hiia to al low Ms name to be entered in Indiana in the presidential pre ference primaries was characterized by State Senator Alonzo Lindley who headed the delegation as Kimes Arrives In By The Associated Press June Matthew Oklahomas elusive who was captured tAri arrived here in the custody of of Sheriff John Russell of Okznul gef and two Impossible To Estimate Position Due To Stormj Radio Signals From Fliers Come In Strong By The Associated Press EOOSEVELT June 30 radio message received at the Byrd hangar here through the station of the Radio Corporation of America said steamship Belgenland had reported hearing the automatic sig nals of the America at last The Belgenlands position was N and about 300 miles south of the Americas The bound was about miles out of New By The Associated Press ROOSEVELT June radio message received from the America Via the Radio Corporation of America station at at eastern daylight time this morning said We have seen neither land nor since 4 on account of cbnse fog and low covering an enormous cf y t T By The Associated Press ROOSEVELT June Fokker monoplane America with Commander Byrd and his crew was going strong at according to message received here from the station of tha Radio Corporation of which reported that the auto matic signals from the plane could be heard It was estimated that the plane was about miles from the Chat ham By The Associated Press NEW June Byrds flying test the monoplane was far out to sea on its way to Franca tonight on the first scientific adventure in nonstop ocean i Unfavorable winds sharply cut down Commander Byrds speed as the airplane reached Newfoundland late this At eastern daylight he was just passing inland Fortune Bay at which is about 120 miles northwest of Cape his last Nortty American land Twelve hours out of New York at Garnish his estimated distance flown was something over 900 Fog which made it impossible to navigate soon added to the adverse winds over Newfoundland to increase Byrds He seemingly changed his course after Garnish and headed northeast toward Johns instead of southeast to Cape Race at eastern daylight time he was headed for forty miles awa with mist driving in all along the Newfoundland coast ahead of By The Press NEW June French Cable Company an nounced tonight that the transAtlantic plane America had been sighted by the steamer 200 miles east of according to a radio dispatch picked up by the companys station at Saint Conduct Experiments The flight over Nova Scotia was covered in one hour better time than that made by in the Spirit of The scientistaviators who man ned the America were conducting as they technical which promised to aid the advance ment of commercial flying in the days to come and as they experi mented radioed to their friends ashore their observations and accomplishment in itself new to oceanic To Study Conditions That others may fly in safety la ter Byrd and his three com faced the dangers of un charted winds to wrest the secrets of the elements out of the regions where storms are The purpose of the over an air trail already blazed by two planes primarily interested in rpeed and was the study of atmospheric conditions over the ocean at different It was planned to attempt to for mulate some broad general rules by which aviators may be able to sub jugate the wfMs to a condition of and tu mak allies out o storms which at present are the air mans principal Less than eight hours after the Commander Byrd hinuolf indicated that 4he purpoM of tht A message from the America pick ed up at Halifax concluded We thinlc we are getting soma scientific To Affect Future Flights He did not say what this or of what practical ufee he believed it could be put but the hopeful tone of the message ife Was guessed that a modest and conservative had made important discoveries which might be expected to have direct effect oa flying of the The America flew during the daft through weather which was ting subject for scientific expert There were large patches of fog to be passed in places the wind was arid in other ways opportunity wai offered to study conditions at ent inimical to The science of communication reached new heights during the day as Byrd kept in almost constant communication rcith ship and show by Not only did he write his own progress report and deliver it back to his starting point as hf but he sent messages to friends and congratulations to feU tow Sends Messare To Bennett In message picked up at fax Byrd sent best wish to army aviators who today the nonstop fBjht to Hawafl conveyed a iMrttag to
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