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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 15, 1927, Abilene, Texas THE ABILENE MORNING REPORTERNEWS MAY PAGES NUMBER 219 WEATHER WC8T TEXAsrtilinK Md I SUiiUMi fifteen Tulsa Oil Companies Agree To Curb Production Makes Ready For Voyage Over Sea Restrictions Sought In California Crude Aieas By Operators At Meeting By The Associated Press May tion tonight was following the decision of fifteen of the larg est producing companies in the Seminole oil area to curb the lavish flow that has resulted in nationwide unsettlement of the oil Several of the companies participating in the agreement began immediately to promul gate orders to shut down on the drilling of new wells in the Seminole The agreement was reached at a meeting of producers in Tulsa held at the suggestion of Tea president of the Standard Oil Company of New Seven Obstinate Seven other sented at the meeting cither refused t0 vote or left while voting was In Ray appointed umpire ol the Seminole in a meeting of producers In New York earlier this does not believe that imme diate results will crown the efforts pf the cooperating he said after the but he was hopeful that they would be per ceptible enough at the end of the agreed 15day period that It would be possible to extend restrictions on drilling to other fields in Texas and There is no Intention of working hardships on any of the operators in the Seminole Collins and drilling of offset wells and wells on short term leases will be Charles In a Ryan The Spirit of Is preparing for the bigef fort of his flying a New TorktoParia hop in competition for the Orteig Lind berghs weighing 1765 to carry 2775 pounds ad ditional Including a collap sible He soon will try to fly from San Diego to Louis at Snyder Believes Self Victim Of Injus tice Justice Opposed To Death By Associated Press NEW May sen tences of death hanging over the heads of Ruth Brown Snyder and Henry Judd Gray have affect ed them in antipodal it was revealed pursuing his Bible in Jail in Island sees himself one of the best examples of what lust and sin will ultimate ly lead one He is describ ed as resigned to his the Queens Village sees herself a victim of injustice and la prepared to fight against the FIVE PAMSHES ASSAJLTEI AS LEVEES MEftK BEFORE AFFECTED Hope Of Saving Sugar Bowl And Evangeline Area Disappear Another Million Ruined Acres To Be Added To Suffering Dixie Rangers Sent To Winkler County By Associated Press May Texas rangers tomorrow will be quarter ed in Winkler center of a far West Texas oil to aid local authorities in an effort to a possible lawless similar to that accredited to Bor Panhandle oil which for weeks has been patrolled by a score of Acting Adjutant General Taylor responding to requests from county today an nounced he has ordered Hanger Captain Tom Hickman and Pri vates Summerall and Dyches to proceed to the West Texas county for an indefinite Whether additional men will be sent to the field Is not yet Captain who will lead the detachment ordered out to has headquarters at Fort Italian Enroute To In New Orleans By The Associated Press ST May er Francesco De Italian four continent filer enroute from New Orleans to SL Louis landed at Memphis at to refuel and planned to leave there at 4 for the last leg of the according to a telegram received by the Italian OF EVENTS IN STUBS DEATH Actress Declares Husband Was Drunkard At Trial Of Film Actor By The Associated Press LOS May fires of the DorothyMackayeRay RaymondPaul Kelly triangle today were left to smoulder In the records of Kellys murder trial over the week end while the defense await ed the next session of court to Mies actress widow of testifying as an unwilling witness for the prosecution yester left a strangestory of errant affections Incomplete as she told of circumstances leading up to the fist fight between her song and dancer inan and young film The state charges the fist fight caused Ray monds After reading to the Jury and Interpreting where necessary love letters and affectionately phrased telegrams whfch revealed the passion that existed actress and the film Miss Mackaye struck at the reputation of her husband by branding him as a drunkard and wife she was the and dance mans usual condi and the only change she ever noted was in the varied degrees of She told of an attack made upon her by Raymond last New Tears when he beat her and dragged her Into a The man is In his grave and cant defend stormed Deputy District Attorney Forest I dont see what dif ference ft makes if were drunk or sober when he was beaten and By The Associated Press May After residing re puted to be a wild for six months and living a peaceful life with the exception of being shot at by bootleggers and jailed by Vic city editor of the Borger Daily Her was last night robbed of in a Amarlllo he re portci on his return to Wagner says forgot to lock the door cf his and when he woke this found his trousers rifled and his money imposed the sentences on Snyderand today was quoted the New York American as opposedto the death penalty in What he was quoted as asking In an will re sult in sending these people to the chair Would it not be better to confine them to institution where the may engage in profit able work It is true I am opposed to capital punishment in any if the wisdom of the people demand believe the execution should follow more closely the Grays picture of himself as best example was sketched in a note addressed to the The note eald I wish to take this opportunity of thanking the many kind Christians from all over the country who took time to for me and to send me letters of sympathy and literature of Would that I had time to answer each But your efforts have not been in for I have been May the day come when the people will clamor and fight to en ter the churches to hear Gods word as they did to enter By The Associated Press NEW May flood waters with all the reinforcements of the the the Bed and other southern tributaries were assaulting five South Cen tral Louisiana parishes pouring through earthen em bankments which before their Hope of saving the Bayou Des Glaises a part of the sugar and the Evangeline country disappeared with the falling of the Kleinwood plantation levee before the attack of the Other breaks at Bordelonvffle and 11 T 1 i i i r i i still had left levee Employe Reveals Dynamite Plot To Murder Governor board officials with the hope that they might be able to save a of the rich Work Abandoned With the breach at in the middle of Big along Bayou Pes work Sacco Vanzetti Sympathizer j sbMaonea aIonK B of shame and Would that every man and woman who is not living in keeping with the com mandments take heed from this case and turn to God for forglve I am one of the best examples of what lust and sin will ultimately lead one I have seen so many pitiful cases here as an Inmate of this in stitution as to what liquor and im proper relations will exact in pay ment that It makes me more than anxious to help my fellow men see the light of God as their own sal Gray does not believe in Gray and Snyder began to day arranging for their trip Mon day to Sing Sings death They are under sentence to be electrocuted the week of June Sends Deadly Parcel By The Associated Press May The keen eye sight and quick thinking of a postal ploy prevented delivery to Governor Alvan Fuller of a pound of dynamite from SaccoVanzettl It became known dynamite was contained In small parcel to which was the following note Governor of Massachusetts I have suc ceeded in getting of a ton going to get more and use of If Succo and are going to be I am going to get more and use Signed A citizen of the Although it was believed that the governor would not have been endangered by receipt of the parcel since It contained no detonating offi cials here were quick to praise Clark who picked It out of the mail at the Burling ton Avenue post station and gave it to bis superior for By The Associated Press May Frederich was tramp hundred were Injured today when part of the flooring on the first base side of the lower grand stand of the Philadelphia National League baseball park The accident occurred in the first half of the seventh Inning while Louis was at The collapse threw the crowd Into a panic and it swarmed on the field necessitating the umpires to end tlio game with the score 12 to 3 in favor of The collapse threw 300 persons from their seats into a huddle of struggling The floor did not fall to the 10 to 15 feet but throw Ing the spectators Into a La ter it broke open and many fell through to the 30mile stretch from Cottonport to the southernmost of the Four occurred in Bayou Des and anotherlevee Cottonport along Bayouc ther breaks had occurred at Cottonport and two at Moreauville The affected district is approxi mately 160 miles northwest of New Orleans and on the opposite side of the In to the five major breaks along Bayou Des Glaises aviators flying over the district reported at least 15 minor cre vasses through which the water was The airplane observation also re vealed serious threats along the east bank of the Atchafalaya and weak spots at 30 miles Would Feel Honored To Be Selected As 1928 Convention Says President Abilene Is not a candidate for the 1928 convention of the West Texas Chamber of But Abilene appreciates the movement started in its behalf by the Sweetwater Chamber of Com and will gratefully accept the convention If it wants to come next We could said go before the Wichita Falls con vention Tuesday night ask ing gor tth the convention in 1928 and the election of an Abi lene man as o course we are actively pushing th candidacy of Hon Haynie o this city for president of the Wes Texas Chamber of be Uevlng him eminently qualified fo the Would Welcome Convention Our good friends In that did neighboring city of Sweetwater entirely on their own Inltia started a movement for Abi lene as next years convention It goes without saying thW jLtrilfine would feel deeply honored tb and with hospitality would welcome the wonderful citizenship of West Tex Aged Pair Differ Over Sunday Law May all the news events of international im the one perhaps of greatest Interest featured in the newspapers of London during several days past has been the Mississippi and the men acing of New London newspapers have published columns of news matter on the great American and words of sympathy for the flood sufferers are heard on all above Baton Rouge on the west side of the All appeared to be under the report Fertile Flooded The escaping water tonight al ready had blanketed more than 250 square miles of fertile Avoy elles parish farming lands and was spreading swiftly southward to cover the crops and thickly popu lated in four other More than persons will be affected by the flood and an other million acres will be added to the other millions already cov ered by the Mississippi in the flood In the history of the Before the sweeping mass of waters has reached the Gulf of Mexico It will have cut a devasta ting path from the northern boun dary of Arkansas to the southern shores of Louisiana along the markable annual In the past we could have tak en care of such a monster but with our Municipal Audi torium virtually completed and capable of seating persons with one tenstory hotel and one thirtyroom annex assured of com pletion In the early added to ojur present hotel facilities and with the assurance that State Hi ghways 1 and 30 through this county will be completed within another or nearly enough completed to carry the traffic In Abilene will be able to handle next years convention with out The executive board of the Chamber of Commerce has discuss ed this and Joins me in says that while we are not a can didate for we will gratefully accept the honor If It Is accorded to 85 To Tell The Chamber of Commerce re ported last night that 35 more tickets would have to be sold for the special train to the Wichita Falls convention If funds sufficient to pay for the train are the Chamber of Com merce must draw upon Its none too large operating fund to pay the Tickets on special train may may be obtained at round trip Including use of berths while In Wichita until mid Those wishing reservations may call at the Chamber of Com merce offices until Af ter that the tickets will be sold at the Wichita Valley Abilenlans who are to motor to Wichita Falls are requested to Join the city delegation in the 1300 block on Eleventh Street to march See CHAMBER MEET Page 4 May Ranger fivate Cummings was dis hargedtbday1 at theorder of Jan Moody for Cummings alleged legal arrest recently of Vic Wag Borger newspaper OIL BELT COMPANY TOLENLARGE PLANT May vice presi dent and general manager of the Oil Belt an nounced Saturday that authoriza tion had been made to enlarge Its power plaiit on the Leon river near This now has a capacity of horse power anof the addition will be a horsepower making a total station capacity of This Lewis Is necessary to care for the development In West Tex Construction of plant will started at once and will employ acbund many of whom OF THENRY HAPPY III LOVE Unhappiness Of Dying With T urns To Joy When Husband Slips Ring On Finger May Broken by grief and sor row over the death of his bride of three who was Peggy only child of William Sydney Porter Americas master teller of short human Guy Sar tin of collapsed and the funeral was postponed until Peggy Porter was unhappy four years She was the wife of Oscar New Tork She became ill and physicians told her it was she had only six monttis to So she to California to On the way stopped In to dlYoree She came to Los Jlmgelei met He came out of And when he came to the desire to live came with as It had come to the young man in her fathers A Cottage With Flowers She loved and he had but one bring hap piness and peace to He advised her to move to where the pure air of the mountains would war against the remorseless progress of her Atop a sunbrightened hill near Sartln built a little room for Peggy and worked until it was a by fay fUMf of love for each They felt that in the eyes of God they were man and even though there had been no Specialists said ninety days would tell whether she would live or But there was one thing she wanted from life before she left She wanted name of the man who had been so devoted to Last week she told him as she realized the crisis was She summoned Leonard a lawyer of Los An and she a ring from a and had it made to fit but left It OB her own wasted The ceremony was performed in the little mountain home when she felt strong enough to sit up in And when the minister said that they were man avid wife she happy and It was only threedays later that she smiled Sartln was sitting beside her She raised her lifted the thin third finger that was en circled by too big wed ding Then she dropped her the ring fell to the Sartln picked tip the ring and put it on his to stay there His bride was And a story of devotion that hor father should have written was These two men are fighting out ie Issue of Sunday baseball in Jnlon John Martin village says the lue laws shall be enforced and herell be no Sunday Bill leading citizen has built a ball park ays he has to spend to keep ie boys out of MOODY FIRES TEXAS RANGER AFTERPROBE llegal Arrest Of Borger Re porter Cause Of Dis missal Bad Weather Continues To Prevent HopOff Of American Fliers Across Atlantic By Associated NEW May There was no longer any ob stacle tonight to the first Am erican flight from New York to Paris being a three cornered but it was not likely that race would start until Monday anyway and more probably Unfavorable which for several days has prevented the monoplanes Spirit of Louis and Columbia from hopping has continued so long that today factory testi were completed on the mono plane America and she was turned over to the Weather Still Bad So as soon as the weather man decides conditions are and tonight he saw no immediate likelihood of an three planes will be ready to rumble down the long runway at Roosevelt climb Into the and head eastward on the race for As final preparations for the three American flights went for ward today the search continued for the two missing French Nungessor and centering along the bays of Newfoundlands wilder where a plane was heard pass ing last No trace of fliers was nor any indication at all of what has hap pened to days preparations on Long Island featured by the turn ing over of the America to Commander Richard and by a minor accident to the Spirit of Louis when Charles Lind Its swerved In land ing to avoid striking a group of The tall skid broken but mechanics wereable to repalr It To Become Rivals If Acosta does go up with Byrd and if the flight is a two men who recently achieved fame together will bepitted against each It was Acosta who was with Clarence Chamberlln in the flight above Long Island which eports of tho Cummings first wan ending Cummings was called Into eon erence with the governor late An hour or so later an nouncement of thedischarge was Cummings would not com ment on the but Assistant Adjutant General Taylor who received Cummings commis sion and said an jlanatory statement might be made The governor orderefl suspension of Cummings after reports that of ficers had Jailed Wagper at Bur ger without charges in connection with newspaper WagnerTjaff written concerning ranger activities ollowlng threats of martial law for the oil boom JL CaWleld Wagners managing claimed that Cinnmings prevented his send endurance It was first an nounced that he would accompany Chamberlln in the Columbia but Lloyd Bertauds name iraf By Universal Service NEW May of tfce French Nungessor and continued a mystery here with all Wg radio reporting no The report from Atlanta thaat a high school boy there had picked up a radio spark set a code message from some Canadian say Cummings has been IB Austin since short time after his AGED BAIRD PIONEER IS EXPECTED TO DIE condition of Boone who sent two bullets Into his head here Friday afternoon in attempt to commit wiw still critical late Physt clans do net lim In a admitted the wounds were self He said 111 health had fftiwid the Iy near Trinity on the East Coast of was doubted Iff the radio corporation of Denies Message An official that organisation stated that no such message had been received here and that professional elation existed along the east coast of Certainly the large stations would picked up any message from a Canadian saldt He that tae Atlanta hoy might hate received iriessage sent by some ematwir tlon of 200 meters in that other amateurs have received It he Five Year Old San Girl Diet in Car AocMoro By Tbe Associated BAN Beth of and mmn of Saft Instantly Saturfcy riding overturned north of
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