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   Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 29, 1927, Abilene, Texas                              THE ABILENE MORNING REPORTERNEWS SUNDAY MAY FORTYSIX PAGES Volume WEST and BELGIUM WELCOMES AMERICAN HERO w ttc S S S S S S K X A X X at Taylor County Officials To Deliberate Road Setback 600 WEST TEXAS PEDDLERS ATTEND ABILENE PICNIC Airplane Builder Is Unknown Here Downtown Parade Marks Days Program Wives Enjoy Hospitality Of Too Traveling a host of them who make the West as territory in their were in their heydey As guests of Abilene trav elers and the Abilene Cham ber of Commercethey celebrat ed as only traveling men can guests at an allday Peddlers Estimates of the attendance Some place it at 800 and others at There were more than 600 for that many registered at the three booths during the morning and after From lOOi to 400 who rushed up their schedule so tht they might take part in the festivities came in during the late afternoon and early All Day Program All day the peddlers held receiving that genuine welcome which has come to be known as West Texas They paraded and capered up and down the and at 2 oclock most of them repaired to the County Club to participate in the dollar pitching and other con tests arranged for The picnic was topped off with a dance at the Country Club last it had but that of mak ing the visitors enjoy and so thorough a job was done that to the brief bit of making on the country club grounds about Sweetwater voiced a gen eral sentiment to reading resolu which among other out rageous called for a three day with two weeks vaca tion each There was little enough of speak ing through the The crowd was so engrossed with Its its free drinks and whatnot that the official hosts bad trouble squeezing to their an nouncement relative to the next turns of the varied program To Country Club From a parade that would have measured a half to three quarters of a mile to beginning at the scene of action quickly shifted to the country dub grounds for ahletic bridge and followed to turn by a big barbecue presentation of a few ad dresses then an intermission be fore the starting at 9 o clock and ending with the vain midnight pleas of on with the The parade began from the cor See PEDDLERS 4 If Roads Could Talk They would broadcast a most inviting message at this time of Spring calls the family cut of Answtr the call with an au tomobile drive whenever and wherever you will in a good used You will find the variety of makes and models that makes an easy matter in the Classified under Automo Mlw for With The AdTaker While world cheers Capt Charles Lindbergh for his hop across the an unsung hero in Los Angeles is having more oJ thrffl butof it than mostof is William who designed built the Ryan monophanethat carried Lind This picture was taken when Bowlus was told Lind bergh had made Pension Campaign Of Presbyterians Surpasses Mark By The Associated Press1 SAN May national campaign of the Persbyterian church to raise to start a pension plan for its old and disabled mis their widows and has been successful with in hand and more Will chairman of the re ported to the general assembly of the denomination In a long report on what he described as a March to the sea by starting on the Atlantic coast last fall and wind ing up on the Pacific coast Hays pictured the success of the campaign as possibly marking a new era in Christianity in that eventually all ministers would bs protected against poverty in their old Pointing out that chureh for any single Mr Hays said the campaign had set new standards of giving to Christian would inspire other denom inations to similar furnishec an impetus to religion and united the churches of the Presby terian SIX HE J FOR ACTIVITIES OF ROBBER GANG Two Arrested At Borger For Series Of Daring Soon erHoldups By The Associated Press May five men and one are under arrest charged with mur der in connection with operations of KimesTerrell robber Sheriff John Russell revealed here Three of the six are alleged to have participated in the holdup of two May when Chief of Police McAn ally was shot to death and was Two of the Blaekie Wilson and Owen were arrested yesterday in by Texas sheriffs have been dispatched to Borger to return them Texas Swelters Under Hottest May Weather In State History The Roy who was apprehended last was brought to Okmulgee together with the remainder of the The others are John Bran Roys father Hugh Roys and Ruth who officers said was the sweetheart of a man thought to be a the Russell said Wilson and Edwards had been identified positively as men who took part in the Roy Brandons father and brother inlaw and the woman were arrest ed last when Roy was tak en at his five miles east of The sheriff said the wo man drove up to the farm in an automobile similar to that used by the Begss A large force of Okmulgee county officers all of todav in the hills of Osaee county looking for Kimes and Ray sometimes known as the most escaped con victs in The officers said they had received positive in formation that the two gangsters were hidden OPENING OF CANADA LIQUOR STORES NEAR fBy The Associated Press May sor and other border cities practical ly have completed arrangements for the opening of the government liquor which is expected to bring with it an influx of American A dispatch today from Hanna of chairman of the Ontario liquor control said June had been set for the ing Sale of permits to Ameri tbe stores are Previous statements that Ameri cans could not make a beer out of Windsor and surrounding towns were reiterated by Archie In charge of the issuance of who pointed out that tour ists must prove they are bona fide while those who go to Ontario for Two Seriously Burned In Gas Well Fire Near Borger By The Associated Press men were seriously burned tonight whea CochriUMcllroy well located about eight miles east of set fire fallowing an ex Flames arc sweeping Me nroy camp and have already totally destroyed a grocery store and half a dozen camp The fire is similar to that of the blaze at which was extinguished Friday night after it had caused eight Sanford is fifteen miles west of Borger and 25miles from the well which is burning Lee was burned probably fatally about the face and and superin is burned i NOT FIRST BALE May bale of cotton ginned a San Juan Friday will not be sold the first tele of the 1937 manager of the Valley Gin company announced lait It was ginned from volunteer not the new crop and under the rules cannot be accepted at the first Boyd announced it merely as the first bale The first bale from cotton planted this son win probably be ginned the first of the permits and Two More Pilots To Enter DallasChina Flight Race Bv May L air mail pilot between manager for a concern which furnishes supplies for air planes at Love will enter the DallasHong Kong flight Hardin announced They will fly a twin motored ship to be named Miss Both men flew in France in the World Highway Department Type Of Says May Consider Cheaper Ely In Statement If the county commissioners court wants to consider a cheaper type than that called for in the specifications on Highway 1 from Abilene east to the Callahan county rejected Friday by the federal it proba bly will be made This was the intimation last night of state high way and Van state engi VanLonclon will con fer with the commissioners court Monday to determine whether the county wants to consider a cheaper type of con struction or whether it wants or a road equally as Consider Types The state highway department may and it may hot consider put ting the state money into a cheap according to Van er concrete or its equal in then asphaltic specifications may If the county wants for he I am decision willing to of the abide by the Mr Ely We will take it up with them Monday and find out what their opinion is in the matter Regardless of what change is made in the only a short delay will result unless some unforseen delay highway officials Bids on surfacing the road were to be re ceived June but it is likely the date will be postponed several The specifications can be chang ed in a few days The specifications were com been in the gineera for hands of federal en approval as federal aid is being offered on the Friday director for Texas of the United States Bu reau of Public Roads sent the specifications back to Austin for substantial While Engineers highway C ject officials here the of they as sume that the federal engineers found unreasonable the specifi cations coveringbituminous as phaltic The specifications called for al ternate bids on concrete and Specifications for as phalt called for an1 eightinch three inches of asphaltic concrete filler and a twoinch or 13 inches in For brick the requirement is under stood to have been a sixinch crushed stone a fourinch waterbound macadam one inch sand cushion and three in ches of inches in Asphaltic bids usually are but under the specifications as phaltic contractors would have fo bid higher on the 13inch basis than would the concrete Brick paving contractors also are Abilene With 106 Is Surpassed By Two Other Cities Old Man Heat had his fling at records Saturdayand won without an The hottest weather for May In 42 years prevailed in appears to have estab lished records The weather bureau thermometer here at oclock in the afternoon climbed to one degree above the 42 year record of 105 degrees for That record was equalled on May But Abilene was not the hottest place in West Wichita Little Lindy And His Dad In 1909 sweltering temDerature of 107 de Even farflung had hot the ther mometer going to The thermom eter want to 106 degrees at Brady and 103 at Only El far out on the Rio reported delightful The heat was but it was made more endurable by a light breeze almost of blistering propor The high temperature fol lowed sultry night and whlcVpsoved disagreeableto sleep The intense reaching its peak at was the second day in which tiie mercury flirted with Friday afternoon at the thermometer reading was 101 de The reading has been around 100 degrees each afternoon for the past Shoots at Record The weather was not the hottest Abilene has ever but it was within four decrees of Ony seven times within 42 years has it equalled or eclipsed yesterdays read ing June and July each The highest temperature on record at the weather bureau is 110 degrees on Julv and attain on June On June and again on June the tempera ture was 103 July and Julv it went to 107 and on July it was By A Press1 PORT May All heat records for May were shattered here today when the mercury reached 101 degrees at Mav Today was Rangers hottest dav this The mercury registered 103 in the shade and a hot north wind added Corn is being Bv Thft Associated Press May heat blanket covered Texas today from the Panhandle to below San An bringing the hottest Mav in the recorded weather history of the A number of cases of illness were victim to the torridity in Austin reported 96 with brassy sky and possible Escape Elements The towns on and near the gulf seemed to have escaped the worst of the Port Arthur and Beaumont reported and the latter said a mild southwest breeze was Both cities reported their weather as who drove to Dallas from Longview Susie and an aged negro were overcome by the heat The negro is critically ill in Tucker was overcome at a filling but and Favors was overcome in her home and taken to See HIGHWAY Page 4 Ian emergency isnt this 1909 photo of TJncle Sams own Charles Lindbergh It was taken at Washington with his late at that time Congressman from Minnesota Little 8yearbld Lindy then had no expectation of the fame and glory whichis now Soldiers To Supplant Marines As Guards At Coolidge Summer Home By Universal Service May marines supplanted for the first President Coolidges sum mer White House in the Black Hills of South Dakota will be guarded this summer by regu lar army troops from one of the western President Coolidge is loath to have a military guard of any character but the state preserve in which his summer White House will be situated covers such a wide range of broken country that those who have charge of his safety and convenience are convinced that the military are necessary to guard against possible inter lopers and The regular army outfit will live in camps on the estate while the secret service charged with his immediate pro will be entrenched in tourist camps close to the state lodge in which the Coolidges will Living miles from Wash ington in the sturdy mountain President Coolidge will be isolated from the country as a whole but the lodge is so near to the highway that he will be under the constant per sonal inspection of the tourists wlio make that scene their mec President Coolidge is looking forward to fishing in the prolific steams in the big They are said to be well stock ed with trout and It is believed that in his eag erness vto see the Pres ident Coolidge will do much mo toring to the nearby places of OUTLAWRY OF WAR SOUGHT BY FRENCH Rehabilitation Of Flood Area Starts Universal Service By The Associated Press NEW May NEW May draft te off au epidemic treaty to provide the machinery as an aftermath of the der which could be carried out the American people by Aristide Briand French foreign that France agreement with America mutually outlawing war was made public today by the American The foundation maintains the American peace founded by Edward The treaty which is offered as a practical application of Briands suggestion which was made through the Associated Press on April the 10th anniversary of the entrance of the United States into the World seeks to outlaw binding methods of solving all OCTOPUS GIVES IP mm NIZE AFTER Hours BATTLE m BEEP Diver Kills Huge Devil Fish Carrying Body Of Sailor In Thrilling Battle Off Coast Of By The Associated Frew May A huge bearing in its tentacles one of the five men who went down on the tug War ren yesterday gave up its human price after an hours 50 leet under water to day with a Hook related Ma story here last night on arriving with the The direr wai underwater it pairing a fish he when he sighted the devil fish mak ing his way along the bottom of the Sound with the body in its Seizing a pike Hook at tacked the wore on as the diver thrust and lunged at the sea which gave savage bat tle but grimly held to the Time after Urn the derfl flfe warded off the spear with the power of its flinging The water becoming Centering his thrusts on the middle section of the Bptderlike Hook liter ally cut his tentacled adversary to ribbons before the death was The octopus sank ap parently mortally wounded and lay on the muddy bottom cf tbe sound while Hook pried loose the tenacles from around the In Port the body was tentatively identified as that of cook on the ill fated None of the other four bodies aboard the tug has been recov The craft dropped out of sight Tuesday morning while en route from Statflt to great Louisianas pnbic health service today organized a corps of men to bury carcasses oi livestock as fast as the waters re Realizing that the danger of dis waters recede and leave swampy fieds for matariaspreading mosqui toes to the health au aided by the Red Cross and sanitary engineers alreadj has started precautionary measures While the flood waters were stra the Gulf of Mexico wes of here Louisianas rehabili tation forces held a meeting today to map a program for reconstruc Bank Stockholders To Meet In Dallas By The Associated May stockholders meeting of the Federal Reserve of lepresentatlves of 8X6 member banks in New Mexico and Oklahoma will At will OP hek Wednesday June rffxialrf of the bank an nuunced A permanent organisation of the is to be formed and arrangements made for regular an nual Irani of the Federal Reserve Bank Oolone chairman of the board will temporary ehairaa of the Only Foreigner Admitted To Family Of Belgian Heroes Places Wreaths On Tombs By The Associated Press May M royal welcome awaited Cap tain Charles who flew from Paris to Brussels to Within two hours after tie brought the Spirit of St down upon the Belgian King Albert had received iim at the showered congratulations upon him1 for his conquest of the Atlantic and pinned on his coat the signia of Knight of the of Then in the afternoon he wal presented with the highlycov eted gold medal of the Royal Aero an honor that only five other all Belgian have These are Willy Lieut Thierry Maurice Jan Olieslager and Ernest The Belgians said that Lindbergh has become sixth member of this little fam ily and thus is a sort of an adopted son of French Escorts Today the Belgians showed they love heroic prowess and as the best proof of this they emphasize the tact that Captain Lindbergh is the only foreigner thus far admitted to he family of Belgian heroes of the The American airman was ed all the way from Paris by a flo tilla of French airplanes and was met at the border by two squadrons of Belgian army Lindbergh landed through the cen ter of the wide circle of escorting coming to the earth as gen tly as a bird Thousands on thousands of Belgians and oth ers had watched his silver plane cir cling the and he was cheered by the vast throng as he came James the American charge and Henri the Belgian met With in two hours he had not only been received by the king and the royal but had shaken hands with most of the cabinet members and several Hailed As Hero Wherever he went through the streets the populace of Brussels hail ed him He met the bers of the American colony at his countrys embassy and visited the tomb of the unknown soldier and the monument to the Belgian airmen who died in At both places he deposited a Tonight he was the guest of hon or at a dinner given by the Ameri can In ths course of the ternoon the flier made his first speech from a although he had been called out upon many of A week ago at this very mo he I was over the There were two desires in my to reach Le the to visit I land ed at Le Bourge and now I am in of my wishes have come I cannot remara long with but I shall never forget Belgium and and some day I shall Abilene Leader In Federal Bank Area CBv Press May Port Ar thur and were tbt only cities In the Keventh Federal Reserve District whose bank detttt Increased during the week enOaf Mav Dallas debits fell of daring the irtUto clearings dropped to ing JM lets tfcaa those for prcvtoui Abilenel for Mw weat ing Afar II for the WMk   

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