Abilene Morning Reporter, December 7, 1924

Abilene Morning Reporter

December 07, 1924

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Abilene Morning Reporter (Newspaper) - December 7, 1924, Abilene, Texas Eld FIRM BELIEF DUEL WITH POLICE: ■Hm TO HOO SALIH BELIEVES THIS OUGHT TO COME UP BEFORE ANY OTHER ACTION. WILL PRESS WORLD COURT R*v. J. Shera Montgomery offering invocation and Speaker Gillette presiding at the opening of the second session of this congress.   — ♦   - Other Senators Will Seek To Have Bill Enacted Providing For World Court As Has Been Urged. ‘Til Stick With ” PROGRESSIVE CITIZENS OF ABILENE WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 —While anxious to bring the world court proposal before the senate, Chair* man Borah of tho foreign relations committee declared today that he was unwilling to put discussion of that long pending issue ahead of farm relief legislation. In his first formal statement issued sint*e hts election to the post so long held by the late Senator Lodge, the Idaho senator said that to pas* the appropriation bills and then spend the remainder,of the session in discussing the world court and kindred Questions, adjourn and go home for a year without doing anything on domestic legislation “would be unfair and unjust to the people who sent us back here." Senator Borah’s personal judgment la that there can be no final action'on the court at this session because of the press of other business. He said today that It would take feome time to work out a program which would divorce the court front the league of nations and that Speaking for himself it I was vital that this be done. To Press For Action. Senator Swanson. Virginia, thai ranking democrat on the foreign relations committee, and other proponents of American adherence to the world court are preparing to press for decisive action before this congress expires by limitation next March 4. They believe Prrd-dent Coolidge’* rueommenWlti! for a reservation under which the United States would not be bound ; on Questions of a domestic nature not voluntarily presented to the court win operate to remove much of the objection to the court proposal in the senate Even these senators are convinced. however, that there will be a SOETH BEND. Ind.. Doc. 0. —Two mon were shot and killed and five others were wounded, two of them perhaps fatally, by two men who were finstated early this evening in an attempt to rob rn soft drink saloon. Ute robbers shot their way toward liberty in a running battle with pollee, sheriffs deputies and dttsens. One of the bandits was arrested when a highway construction work man, who was in turn shot, felled him with a blow from a sledge hammer, while the other is believed to be surrounded In a field west of South Bend by a posse made up of hundreds of officers and citizens from the countryside. The dead: Frank Rathbon. 80, South Bend, customer in the saloon. Elmer J. Cauffman, 59, Lydic, Ind.. road worker. The wounded: William Rice. 65. South Bend; (was in Va loon when shooting com menced; expected to die). C. I*. Camp, farmer, not expected to live. Stanley Polmarxek. South Bend. Homer Curry, road worker, not expected to live. Felix Stevens, 57, bartender In saloon, not expected to live. The shooting began when the bandits, who for a few minutes, had been lounging about the soft drink saloon on Chapin street, a short distance from the depot of the New York Central railroad suddenly produced revolvers and commanded the others in the place to “put up” their hands. The wife of the owner of the HMY BUILDING AGRICULTURAL APPROPRIATION BILL REPORTED TO THE HOUSE. $124,637,715 IS THE TOTAL Various Projects Are Provided For in the Measure As Submitted to the House During Saturday FRANCE LAUNCHES A BIG DRIVE WHICH IS SUCCESS; OTHER NATIONS JOIN ALSO (Continued on Page 12, Column 5) TBUL ECLIPSE Bf PUNS STARTED TO USE THE SHENANDOAH AND LOS v ANGELES IN TESTS WASHINGTON, D.C. Eighty million dollar* for road construction I* carried in the annual agricultural appropriation bill as re* ported today to the house. This amount which would be available for expenditure during the coming fiscal year, is 161,000,000 over the amount provided in last years bill. The road construction Item is the principal feature of the measure, which carries a total of $124,837,-715. or $58,923,279 more than the amount available for this fiscal year. In addition there are permanent and indefinite appropriations for the agricultural department totalling $12,140,760. Included in the measure were these appropriations: For acquisition of additional forest lands $1,600,000; enforcement of the packers and stockyards act $480,000; enforcement of the grain futures act $111,630; eradication of the foot and mouth disease $10,960 (as against $3,510,-980 appropriated for this eradication of the pink boll worm $300,000; enforcement of the plant quarantine act $370,000; enforcement of the insecticide act $163,-000. Administration of the warehouse act $265,000; enforcement of the grain standards act $598,940; enforcement of the cotton futures act $188,500; market news service on fruits and vegetables $709,748; crop and live stock estimate* $47? 910; marketing and distributing farm products $539,107. Protection of migratory birds $149,345; control of tho Japanese beetle $280,000“ control of the Mexican bean beetle $32,500; prevention of spread of the European corn borer $383,630; preventing TO BE HELD TODAY OLD MONARCHY AND NEW GERMANY FURNISHING BIG ISSUE IN BALLOT CAMPAIGN IS BITTER ONE TO DEPORT IM,OOO. By the Associated Press. BUCHAREST, Dec. 6.— The Rumanian government is preparing to deport 100.-000 undesirables under the recent law granting the authorities exceptional powers to maintain order. A large number of Russian suspects, who can not well be sent home, will be required to live In a restricted area. I German Chancellor Has Been Leading the Fight For the Republic Throughout Nation Recently By the Associated Press. BERLIN, Germany, Dec. 6.—Tomorrow's general election will be fought out around the banner of tho old monarchy and the republican colors of New Germany. The closing hours of the campaign J published an appeal tonight for have been replete with personal communists to hold themselves in of a severity unknown readiness for any eventuality. PARIS, Dec. 6.—Complete suo* cess Is putting a stop to the com** rn unlet agitation toward revolution was claimed by the government tonight and Minister of Inferior Chautemps, supreme head of the French police, was able to express entire satisfaction with the manner in which his men “nipped the action in the bud.?’ Reticence ii shown by communist headquarters. The communists do not acknowledge defeat, but say the action has been merely postponed. The official party organ WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 6.—; spread of moths $740,000; soil sur- —' -    ,    J    Tentative    plans    for    using the dlrlg- vey investigation $J»1.7i0. pressure of a determined character    lj0g    Angeles    and Shenandoah ;    Other    Sums    Provided. calumny or a even to .the traditional acerbities of German politics. This development. the liberals aver, is due to the desperate efforts of the reactionary “die hards” to make the issue one of monarchy against republic. The three liberal parties—socialists. clericals and democrats—-have accepted the challenge and are submerging their parisian disputes in a common appeal to the voters to vindicate the republic. Led by Chancellor Marx whose unequivocal support of the republican colors and the constitution have been the outstanding feature of his campaign utterances, tho democrats atld pociafisfs bn vc Joined the chancellor's party iii a triple election alliance which ha* made the defense of dc mftcracy the cardinal (Continued c* Face SI* Column I) Charles Fonzl, whose get-rlch-quick bubble burst and threw him into jail at Boston, faces deportation from the United states on a charge of Illegal entry. Mrs. Pons! says she will slay with him. Crowe Examining Koretz w. c. j£w».M'r°Si Ml.ru-jS.t th*    “***    «•»-    *°    • Price Company, has been In Abl-; vote at this sessh n. lent for 22 years, and in business | here for himself since 1907. He wa* born at Iredell. Bosque County, May 28. 1878. In I SSS he attended) the Metropolitan Business College I st Dallas and then taught schooli for three years.    i In 1901 Mr. Mingus came to Abilene and began as bookkeeper with J i the Morgan Weaver Dry Goods I Company. He was later with the    (    W Tit MMW. VSSSSi TOTAL AMOUNT REFUNDED business for one year and in 1907 came to Abilene again, and organized the Alingus-YVcaver Company,: which was later changed to Mingus Brothers and Company. In 1917 J. E. Price went into the business with him. Mr. Mingus was married in 1907    To    ll"    ;    OO6 225.65. were MIM bud!. B<W«. H. h..    ’,*!»    int?™.!    rev,.,,,, commissioner during the fiscal >ear ending June 30 last. for domestic legislation and in . tQ nmke observations and take fig-; Bureau of chemistry $1,497,188 view of the feet that the annual ; ureg during the total solar eclipse including $788,860 for enforcement appropriation bills have the licht , pn januarv 24 are under consider- of the food and drugs act; forest, of way, they are not over-sanguine j atjon at |pe navy department. j service $8,143,915 of which $288.- A final decision upon whetherI OOO would be for combatting forest qty VHI    KTP    MFN    TO    RF I ’<vH- the ships can be equipped with , fires and $426,900 for improvement J    IvJUIst*    mEJs    iv/    Ob suitable instruments and cameras i of national forests; bureau of plant with which to make a scientific i industry $3.884,tit of which $ 108.-air record of the eclipse.    375 would be made available for The eclipse will be visible across western agricultural Irrigation; IS $l32,006r225.65; TEXANS GET SHARE WASHINGTON. D- C., Dec. Claims of 192.252 persons for refunds of taxes Illegally collected Leo Ktuetr. who skipped out of Chicago a year ago with something like $2 000.000 relatives and friends had given him to invest in his Panama oil scheme, I* "back to face the music. He is seen here being nu eat inned by .State's Attorney Robert E. Crowe, immediatelv following his return from Hatlfax. N, S.. where he was And Leo, according to the prosecutor, has confessed his Raj a no wiver plans were nothing but a fraud.A&Yvrax, he drew a prison sentence of one to ten year*. German General on Trial children. Maxine and Billy, belong* to the Kiwanls Club and)' the Knights of l’ythlas H© is a member of the First Baptist Church. An eight thousand page report was submitted to congress today by Secretary Mellon, giving a list of the claimants and the amounts of refunds approved. The amounts described in the report bs for “claims accrued prior to July I. 1920. $29,244,233.15; for 1921,    fll.854.S0O.il; for 1922, $7,772,246.91; for 1923. $4,476 -790.98 and 1924, and prior year* $S3,658.654.4..'” The refund tor 1924 included the return of 25 percent of the taxes _ __paid during tho calendar year on WOOD AND OAKLEY STATED incomes of 1923 a* provided rn the new revenue law. Long Island sound and Nantucket and along a strip of upstate New York. A study of the kind proposed. according to naval scientists, may develop new facts about the effects of solar electrical storms on telegraph and cable communication and possibly even new information with respect to static interference with radio. It Is for this reason that the naval air service is .cooperating with the naval observatory’ In the proposal to make use of the two airships to obtain photographic and other data. The eclipse will be the last of the sort visible In the United States until April 1930. Should it be decided to use the airships it will be the first time the two have taken I air simultaneously. 8199.330 for dry land farming; $110,080 for cotton and truck diseases; $348,280 for blister rust control ; $48,630 for citrus canker and $128,325 for orchard diseases. Bureau of dairy $484,340; bureau of animal industry $8,835,1 50, of which $40,620 would be for eradication of dourine; $431,363 for eradicating hog cholera; $125 -860 for other diseases of animals; $699,451 for eradicating the cattie tick and item for eradication of tuberculosis $2,578,000. Weather bureau $2,843,1 92; farmers co-operative demonstration $1,308,540; co-operative agricultural extension work $1,300,000; agricultural experiment stations $1,440,000. ERS AT WEDDING ARE PALLBEARERS CHICAGO. III. Dec. 6.— .Six! young men who had been selected as ushers for the wedding, officiated today a-** pall bearers at the funeral of William N. MeCIintock. the 51 year old millionaire orphan who died at WUlmeUe, a suburb last Thursday. Weeping softly and with a prayer constantly on her lips. Miss Isabelle Pope, the dead boy s fiancee and his sweetheart since childhood, presented a pathetic figure at (he last rites were conducted at the home of the boy* foster luther. Those familiar with the young man’s business affairs estimated his fortune at between $&„€ 00,000 and $6,000,000. THAT BONDS HAD BEEN . SHIPPED. Yon .Vuuuuu.*, it seen uvt‘4 atamong Pelt im to a year’s Im-'ranee, during the German occupation in war day®* Tho court met in Lille* I UM btHutttii senorsi. *      -    •    •• fore the French court martial which sent 'heed bim lo a pi laonment for looting homes in the village^* boubui*. ll The largest refund—$1,881,201 — w'cnt to Libby, McNeill aud Libby, Chicago, and the second largest, for $1,018,015 to Joseph T. Kyemm and Bons, Inc., Chicago. Another item of more than one million dollars was to Swift and company. Chicago, which obtained a return of $1 010,2 47. Tho smallest, for one cent, was to Burr Martin, of Dallas. Other claims allowed Included: Godley Oil and Gas company, Henrietta, Texas $71,637; Northern Texas Traction company Ft. Worth $64.HO; Standard Milling company, Houston, $51,?T0. Communication received by city officials from Wood and Oakley. bond authorities, stated that the Abilene city school bonds of $150.-000 and street Improvement bonds amounting to $50,000 were shipped Saturday morning. The school bonds were shipped to the National Bank of Commerce at St. Louis with a draft on the Federal Trust Company of St. Louis for $t 53,963.64 aud the street bonds to the American National Bank at Austin with a draft on Garrett and Company of Dallas for $50,970.55. These bonds were voted on June 3 and sold to the highest bidder on October 17 to Garret and Company of Dallas. The bonds were sent to Wood and Oakley, perhaps the beat bond authorities in the United states, and Mayor Chaa. E. Coomb- i    AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 6.—The es was notified that they approved Jury in the case of Mrs. Billie Meek. Jury In Suspended Sentence Verdict In the Meek Case them. The bonds were printed and It was thought that the proceed* could be available by December I, I Solution Scored. CAMBRIDGE. Mass, Doc. 6 -The Rev. John R. Straton of New York who spoke here last night before 800 Harvard students on "the fakes and the fancies of evolution,” discovered that only five of his listeners had prayed and that six had read the Bible during the day. while only 18 were able to admit that they had read the Bible through shout one quarter of th*' assemblage sal t that they believed in * living God. charged with murder in connection with the shooting to death of Mrs. Bessie Sommers in a cafe here Dc- J toher IO. returned a verdict at noon today cf five years suspended sen terce after being out since 7 t u clock last night. » Finlay Funeral saturday sr. LOUIS, Dec, 6.—Arrangements for the burial of Andrew M. Finlay, former president of the Pierce Oil Corporation, who died of pneumonia hero at the age of 68. were completed today. The funeral lites will he held here tomorrow He is survived from his widow end two giowa children. ,_____ Watch Yow Label -lf it Reads: (name) Dec. ’24 Your subscription expires this month. Our annual reduced Rate of only    •    ' $3.65 —You cannot well afford to be without a West Texas Daily Newspaper, giving all the worthwhile news in addition to the manv entertaining features if you live in West I exas. —for this paper. Daily and Sunday, to your address for one year, is the best Daily Newspaper buy in Texas. —See your home town agent, postmaster, or send direct to THE ABILENE MORNING • REPORTER ABILENE. TEXAS. TO BET APPROVAL PRESIDENT WILL MAKE KNOWN HIS ATTITUDE TO SENATE MONDAY To the neutral observer it appear* that the government scored heavily a Gainst the extremists first. by rounding up more than 300 communists of a1! nationalities, more than 70 of whom, foreigners, will be expelled, and second, by preventing the communist manifestation announced as a protest against these arrests and expulsions. Communistic propaganda, however, has gathered such headway and the organisation has been perfected to such a point that students of social and political condition* in France express the opinion Unit the government most eon ti mm severe repressive m ca surfs If It is hoped to annihilate the revolutionary movement.    , Th** communists point to the removal of Jacques 8adont from the Paris military prison to a jail at Orleans us due to fear that tim Paris prison would be rushed and Sa do ut delivered. The official reason given by the ministry of war was that since Sadout belonged to the teeth infantry regiment, whoa# headquarters are in Nievre, department of Orleans, the Ortolans court martial alone is competent to retry’ Sadout. The original trial in which the former army captain was convicted by default on a charge of treason in 1919 took Place before a Paris court martial. Seize Documents. In their raid on the soviet headquarters at Bobigny, the police claim to have seized documents purporting to show' that the communists were preparing to attempt an armed coup against Paris in th© course of next week. The magnitude of the police operations, which were not confined to Pari* and its suburbs, but extended throughout France, was shown when it beearn* known that twenty police commissioners at th© head of between 6 and 700 men were engaged. Many’ of them searched in distant suburbs for hidden stores of arms and ammunition, the existence of w hich had been called to iheir attention. Foreigner* alone were held in jail tonight, the FrenchmenI ar-rested being allowed to dep-a't afar their names and addresses were registered. The dragnet thus^fai has failed to catch a single Run- ^Leonid Kmssin. th* soviet representative. is reported to have told Premier llerrlot in tho course of a conference this morning that the soviet embassy had absolutely no connection with the present agitation: that tho soviet diplomatic mission would    carefully refrain (Continued o if Pugs 12. Column I) WASHINGTON. D C.. Dec. 6.— Republican leader.- in th* senate \ arc hopeful that the end of the , long fight over Muscle Shoals is • near. I They expect President Coolidge on Monday to endorse th* Under-I wood, democrat. Alabama, consent* * to certain amendments. The Ala* I bn ma senator, In the view of sen-I ate leaders, will accede and tho j bill will pass toward tho end of I next week. This would sand the issue back to the house, which adopted at the la i session a bill to lease the property to Henry Ford, who has since withdrawn his offer. With administration support behind the measure leaders of the majority party believe it will pass the house and end a controversy that has been raging in congress for nearly three years.__ Rev. G. Wascott, 42, Dies At Hospital Here On Saturday Rev. George YV. Scott, 42, Builtin minister of Ammu, died at a local sanitarium at 5:28 Saturday afternoon as a result of complications which followed an attack of appendicitis. The body wa* taken to \ ti sen Saturday night and funeral services w ill be held some time Sunday.    . Tho Rev. Scott leaves a w idow and five children, and four brothel ami three sisters. II* was well known in Anson, having lived tin to tor several years. WEATHER u. WISTNER RURtAU A. Department *f Agriculture ABILENE, Texas, Dec. 6.—For Abilene and vicinity:    Sunday    un settled. probably rain, colder. For East Texas:    Sunday unset tied. probably rain, colder In north portion.    _    . For West Texas:    Sunday unset tied, probably rain in south and snow in north portion; colder. Live stock warnings. WASHINGTON. Dec. 6. —-Th' weather outlook for the week be* ginning Monday: West Gulf States: Rain at beginning and again latter part, colder Monday or Tuesday, warmer ab©ut Thurwlay.    TWM-"*.*. SATMtDAT t>ry ui'-t tuwt.i'ovi u t Biti mometrr Olathe humidity * - Degrees, ;