Brownwood Bulletin, May 29, 1925

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May 29, 1925

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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 29, 1925, Brownwood, Texas VELVE PAGES TODAYBROWNWOOD BULLETINBROWNWOOD, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 29, 1925 VOL XXV NO 193nftEE DIE IN SUNSHINE SPECIAL WRECK Winter Returns to Baltimore REHAL FARM CONDITIONS (EGLAHER TO BK SHOWING STEADY BETT KUM EM. (By Associated Press) ASHING TON, May 20—The favorable wheat situation last r may be reversed this season. Department of Agriculture tiered today in its June report, nstead of a bumper crop in time world shortage, the report said. >oor yield appears in sight with iliood of better crops abroad re than half the winter wheat cagefuls abandoned in Wash* i ton,jB^itana, Oregon. New Alex-j and^rexas, it added, and nearly j luarter of the acreage in the ! ole country. ’he condition of the c -vp or. y I was “very poor” the rep rt , led. and last montn's cold veath-was not reassuring. The spring j eat crop is yet to be made and y fare better. Canada is report-to have planted an acreage fully large as last year with moisture I soil conditions excellent. Hog .Situation, discussing the hog situation the ort declared that the toad sup-of hogs and pork in algid for H year is much smaller than in r other year since the close of war. On the estimates of aoout >00,000 hogs to be slaughtered . *ing the year ending next No-1 tiber I more than 2S.000.000 were lightered in the first six months [inst 21.000,000 in the same pc-I of mf-2?, Sr?ren hog prouue-1    comparable with t of Surayear. Aup of hog supplies ald presumably not be without effect on cattle prices.” the rc-t said. “One of these days the tie industry will find itself deii-ely on upgrade, barring which country will become concerned r a cattle shortage in about lit years. Farm Conditions Good -'A Men of PanhandleUpinArms as Result of Magazine Article Charging Them with Crudeness TKF ATM EXT GF MCCLINTOCK BY SII EFII ERI) FN THIS THIS STATE REVIEWED ''TRAFFIC in Baltimore. Md., was tied tip for mere than two hours by a terrific hail and sleet storm which rendered the steels impas sable. And that on last Sunday, May 24th! vs/- CUH LOPEZ MITTEL) HE (Hi/ Associated Press) CHICA CX). May 29—Three witnesses from Houston and Seabrook, Texas, and Indianapolis. Indiana, will be notified to bolti themselves in readiness to testify for the prosecution against William D. Shepherd, John Sbarbaro assistant State’s attorney, announced today. William P. Derrick of Houston will be expecter! to testify as to Shepherd receiving a telegram in Texas regarding .M rs. Fan ma Mc-Clintock’s anticipated death, anti Shepherd seemed indifferent, said Sbarbaro. Richard Larrabee, former postmaster at Seabrook, will he expected to testify as to Shepherd s lack of paternal interest in William Mc-Clintock the orphan, said the assistant State’s attorney, and Jerome Matillo of Indianapolis will be sought to testify as to the building of a house in Day View, Texas, for .Mrs. McClintock and as to a remark attributed to Shepherd to the effect that “Willie will come out of this with his pockets full.” The fourth special venire of loti was called today, but the possibility of getting jurors was not encouraging because of the aversion of veniremen to being locked up over Memorial Day and Sunday. Judge Lynch today received a leter purporting to have been from Robert White, the missing witness. It enclosed a check for the automobile White rented here and is supposed to have driven to New York, indicating the machine stored in a New' York garage. (fly Associated Press) A MARILU), Texas, May 29—The men of the Panhandle are iii widespread revolt today against a woman magazine writer, who, they declare, has slandered them. M rs. Laura Kirkwood Plumb, writing in a national magazine, under the title of “My Personal Experiences with a Texas Twister,” saki this in reference to the Panhandle: “The writers still sing of fhe great open spaces where a Rian’s a man w itbout mentioning the lonesomeness of ti lear places and the crudeness of the men therein.” Now a storm is raging on the staked plains. All the civie organizations. composed of men, the city commission, the lioard of cit) development, the lawyers, the judges, and the newspaper editors, are out looking for Mrs. Plumbs scalp. One of tin* editors is Gene Howe, son of Ed ll owe, of Atchison, Kansas fume. In an editorial in the Amarillo Globe Im- challenges Mrs. Plumb to prove it. lie suggests that the magazine writer left the country after “a little cud of wind bleu o\rr a shack of a house." "Tin- men are not crude," he writes, “they’re real men. They’re thorough ♦quirts; the)’re not quitters.” rile Bourd of t it) Development has been requested by mule citizen, of Aiiiariilo lo write the magazine to tell its editors of the error of their wavs. 0 N SOHI MF. WM RIEF RI PFJAX TRIBES. MEX LONTINE!: EFFECTIVE SNIPING GF FRENCH. NEGROES STILL HELD IR JAIL DALLAS DO. (tis Associated Prs ss) DALLAS. May 29—Frank and Lorenzo Noel. negroes, under sentences to he executed at the state penitentiary at Huntsville June 28 remained iii death ceils of the Dallas county jail today. They were tried mu! sentenced separately in about an hour and a half yesterday for assaulting a white woman after having killed her companion. Other charges of robbery, assault and murder returned against them. will not be prosecuted as the death sentences in the one case will he sufficient, cfticials said. Commitments for the negroes foi Wgu|th<tir admittance to the pen lama I - *..........-..... ja>> have been made out. Sheriff “I will be on hand when the trial j    ,<    r    Marshall, Jr.. has not an- starts and tell all. why I left and I cornic< d any change in his plans who made inc leave.” said the let- TWO DROWNED BY RAMPAGE OF RIO GRANDE (Its Associat'd Pesss/ PARIS, May 29.—The French Chamber of Deputies, with the exception of Communist members, unanimously stood Im hind the Governments Moroccan policy today and gave Premier PainleaYe anti his associates in the cabinet a vote of confidence of 537 against 29. The vote was obtained after it was reiterated that the Moroccan war was purely defensive and that the French Government was willing to entertain peace overtures if approached in the proper roamer. Tile Government’s hill for special Moroccan war credits asks for thirty-one minion franc! until the end of June bu states it is tm possible to estimate the real expense of the campaign and that a revision of the Moroccan expenses will be asked in the budget later. rillRTV PERSONS BADEY IX-JI BED MITH TWO MEX AND NEGRO WOMAN KILLED. f /{if Associated Press I SAN ANTONIO, May 29 —Two persons known to be drowned and property loss running into thousands of dollars was caused when the Rio Grande, fed by torreutia rains, went on r rampage Thursday. A man and woman were drowned near Eagle Pass when a wall of water 24 feet high- swept upon that city, carrying away the international bridge anti flooding Piedras Neg rag. The water was standing two feet deep in the Mexican city Friday morning. The; river reached a depth of 21 feet at Eagle Pass Thursday afternoon and had risen to 21 feet during PARIS. Ma> 29.—An accord regarding the French situation in Morocco was reached finlay by the Government and the Socialist bloc (By Associated Press) 1 ONG VT E W, Texas. May 29 —Im mediate Investigation was begun today by railroad officials to determine the cause of the wreck, last night of Sunshine Special No. 2 of the i. G. S. Railroad two niilc3 south of loingvlew, In which three were killed and thirty were injured according to a revised check of the casualties. Though the cause hts not been determined, it was believed that a broken flange or other locomotive trouble resulted in th# train leaving the rails. The iliad are: I.. II. Tarhnl. ton. 1S3, Palestine, engineer; F. II. Griffith. 37, Palestine, ti re iu.i ii aud negro woman be. lie* rd to be the wile of J. I. Batler of Palestine, a minis, ter. Earlier reports that four negroes were killed proved incorrect. Down Kin ban kine ut. of the Chamber of Itcputles. when the Government adopted the Soei-I Running late. Sunshine Special a lists* order of the day for today’s I Number 2 rounder! a curve and left Chamber consideration of the Moroccan question. The agreement formally averted the previously threatened political crisis. Meanwhile Abd-el-Krim. according to the latest official advices, is continuing his strenuous efforts at re-inforcement and is losing no opportunities of attacking the French. The fighting. while on a small the rails. The engine and three coaches tumbled down & steep embankment. Among the injured were: J. U. Whitty. Fort Worth tracing man. broken back, condition critical. J. B. Howard, trail* auditor. Palestine, severely cut about fac*. The negro coach, near front of the train, felt the worst effects ALLEGED ENGRHOTS PROFITS MADE BY FIT IHE MAKING CONCERNS, (Bit Associated Press) * \criculture in general antiars 1 CHICAG0- Ma>* 29 —Two hun-uF° -S JTj <}rod and sixty-nine indictments against manufacturers and individuals concerned in the manufacture be operating under more toler Ie conditions than lait year. La- s spring. Farm properties are ain acquiring some .-sale value. tier economic balance has made elf felt in the countrys’ husi- -s. The downward swing in grain, uhs and wool prices during April iuced their relative purchasing wer gadder ms of non-asrieultural ices. 'IPU index of relative pur-gsfng power of thirty farm prods consequently declined from in March to 90 in April, and a rther decline of possibly a point two for May may be expected.” HE MEN HELD ON KIDNIPINC CHUE IN HOUSTON COURTS TIM PROMISED TG GIVE THEM MONEY AFTER BE* ING SEVERELY BEATEN. orators, were returned in the United States District Court here today by tho grand jury. The indictments were divided among three classes, 190 manufacturers and two individuals being indicted in the case goods cases; 55 manufacturers and two individuals in the furniture cases and IS manufacturers and two individuals in the refrigerator cases. All were charged with being engaged in a combination in restraint of trade and commerce. The indictments mention an unlawful condition existing since as far back as 19in. but allege that violations have taken place in the last three year*. The indictments set forth that the refrigerator companies have done an aggregate business of J15,0>K> .OOO annually:    the chair companies $15,000,000 annualiy and the case goods manufacturers $80,000,000 annually. The manufacturers indicted in the case goods cases, such as dining room and bed room furniture, radio cabinets and clock cases, include many Michigan, New York and Indiana firms and others ir. various cities. Many of the firms indicted were located in Grand Rapids and other Michigan points. Jamestown. N. Y. GOVERNMENT SHOWS "GGNKES. SION” IN SENSATIONAL IDENTITY f ASE (By Associated Press) FIO UST ON, Nay 29.—Police to-were holding three inca on iplafnt of Rex Ellisor, who inis JPR* he was kidnapped by thl^tl4k"n to t{lt> woods anrl erei^^pfaten and robbed. Kill-1 was the home of several concerns (!>g Associated Pieas) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 29 — The Government played its long delayed trump card in Federal court here today offering as an exhibit the alleged confession wherein Arthur Jjoper-Frazler, plaintiff in the baffling identification case was reported as admitting that he is a Mexican imposter; and not Arthur Frazier, Sioux Indian soldier. Presentation of the exhibit was] made dramatically by LaFollettej P’rench, United States District At-, Forney, at a time when the court room had been hushed into deep quiet by the testimony of AL J. Johannes, special agent in charge of the Minneapolis Bureau of In-vsstgaition. Department of Justice that Lopez-Frazier had admitted to him that he was Arthur Lopez. a Mexican. Johannes swore that the plaintiff. on February *20 last niter being warned that anything he said might be used against hisn as the basis for criminal action, admitted his identity as of Mexican parentage. the son of Joe Lopez. The local Department of Justice chief testified how the “confession” was prepared, after Lopez-1 Tazier had outlined the facts to him. to take th*- negroes to state’s pris-ou by train as soon as jw»ssibi»\ German Synthetic Alcohol Poisonous Chemists Declare tor. The writer said lie was broken in health from worry over the case and denied he intended to steal the automobile. “I ani very sorry that I had to bring the car this far and I assure your honor I had to make the move I did as my family was in    (By Associated Press) danger and I did not have enough LONDON, May 29. A new syn-money to take a train to see „m*1 ( riu tfe “wood aicohol” which Ger-ihrough. because I figured out it mans have manufactured from would have cost me at least $100 j waste gas, *, at the Krtipp and and by renting arar all it cost me, i and other steel works and which including gas, was $55. So your honor can see for yourself that my intentions were good.” VERDIL E SWS "DROB NED* ( By Associated l*ress ) LONDON. May 29.—An open verdict of “found drowned” was returned by the coronet today at the inquest into the death of the Honorable Gdyneth Morgan, only daughter of Lord Tredegar, whose bod) was found in the Thames River last Monday after she had been missing for six, months. was offered for sale here as a basis for making Scotch whiskey, has been declared poisonous by chemists of th** British Government. Information here is that American scientists returned a similar verdict when this new product was Offered for sale in the United States at 27 cents lier gallon wholesale.1 compared with the market price of about $1.27* for ordinary wood alcohol. It is understood tho a'cohol is made by subjecting waste gases from steel mills to immense pressure, but details of the process Have been kept secret. scale, is continuous and costly. Miliiary experts point out that |®f th* cra*l*-the proportion of    killed or wound-1    P'*H*v*ngers    are said to have the night. It was slowly    rising* fo ^ number    of troops engag-»‘,a,‘    premonitions    of misfortune. Friday morning, following    an aJI-|€<j wor^M out .it    about the same **rs-    White    wf Houston sail night rain at that place Heavy, rat|o ^ “,n ,ht. WorK, War> Many! she and companions talked of the rains at Del Rio and Brackettville    j,,..-    '    »‘n    »>».    I    possibility    of    a    wreck    :    nee    lim** arr riprctwt *• Miry Hie meant bipirt Mipl'neof The RifnaB«7*:h^ib«,or# « oeenrrcf. Ollie, a MM still higher.    1      **----* A further rise of 15 feet would be necessary, however, for the water to flood Eagle Pass. which is on the high hank of the stream. The crest of the flood this morning was. between Eagle Pass and Laredo. At 8 o'clock a rise of only eight feet had been registered .ut Laredo and the stream had been stationary for an hour rifles Driller Dies of Injury Sustained Desdemona Field ( Ho Associated Pres* > DESDEMONA, Texas. May 29.— L. M. Whitmore, NO. driller for the Leon Valley Oil Company, was fatally injured when the spudding line broke Wednesday afternoon. Ile was struck on the back of Hie head by the drill screw and falling cable and died last sight. are equipped with the best and know how' to use them. The ^oculist order of the said: “The Chamber of De puties , faithful to the jmlicy of peace prev-j lousiy affirmed so clearly by* France. It is resolved to insure the j security of French troops and of the native tribis in territories1 , placed under our protectorate by. I international treaties. It sternly; ! opposes all colonial policies of, I conquest and adventure, but advo-j j cates the Government’s venture.- ■*’ ERAL I and had confidence that the Oov-I eminent, after the alnive conditions I have been fulfilled, will achieve VVhitty told of a feeling of imp* tiding disaster just befile tie crash. day ( is ! PRECIOUS STONES IN DETROIT MUSEUM IRE REPLACED BT PISTE THGI SAN I) DGI I. IRS BORTH OF GEMS DISAPPEARED REGENT!. V FEELING HIS OATS said that the men lured him rn his confectionery stand Wed-day night and did not let him unto Thursday noon. ’barges of burglary, kidnapping <1 aggravated assault will be hl-ugainst the men later in the day, F. Kessler, chief of detectives, d. Jllisor said that the nue:; dolled $1,500 and that when he used he was beaten and abused ce. he said, they tried ti tic* n to a tree w ith a chain but the ain was too short. Anally, Ellisor said, he promise*; ’ give them if# money if they I Mild release hnfci. They did so j lisor said, and* he reported tho I air to nol! ‘€. Among the prominent companies: indicted was S. Karpen and Brothers. Chicago. The two individuals indicted were Arthur C. Brown, secret ar)' of the National Alliance of Furniture Manufacturers, and William H. Coye. an employee and agent of the Alliance. Direct Fortnightly Mail Established to San Juan, P. R. THE WEATHER KastJwxHs; Tonight ami Sat-irdajpTjsirtiy cloudy to cloudy, irobant^ showers in west portion uh! on west coast. West TexHs: Tonight and Saturday, partly cloudy to cloudy, irobably showers in southeast potion. Oklahoma: Tonight and Saturday, partly cloudy to cloudy. ( Bv Associated Press) SAN JUAN. Porto Rico, May 29. — The fir Bt direct tort nightly .nail ♦ service between Beaumont, Texas, land San Juan was establisher with ithe arrival of mail from the Texas port today. It brought greetings from Texas’ woman Governor, Mrs. Ferguson, to Governor R. AL Towner of Porto Rico. Governor Ferguson expressed gratification for the .new facilities for communication between Texas and Pori a Rico. The belief was expressed lier*) that there wdU he a great increase in first class and parcel post mail be-.tween this island and mainland points on the Gulf of Mexico because of this service. -• tt 'hi    f.    4    :    /;    'i.    'Sui?* INJURY FATAL TO MRS. MANN KNOWN HERE (Bif Associated Press) SAN ANGELO, Texas. May 29 Mrs. Luis Marin, 4#, of San Angelo, died here last night of injuries sustained when struck by an automobile. She will be buried here Saturday. She is survived by her husband J. Walter Mann, local live stock mid commission dealer, and a sen, Jack Malin. 7 'V •ct. 2' -^v; "y Formerly Lived Here. Mrs. Mann formerly lived in Brownwood, and is kindly remembered by a host of friends here. For some time she conducted a boarding house on West Anderson street, in the Sam Brien residence, which burned with a heavy loss while she was making her home there. WEATHER OUTLOOK (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, May 29.—Weather outlook for the weak beginning Sunday, May 3L West Gulf States; Mostly fair with temperatures normal or above. peace in Morocco.” OIE HEED WORKERS TO BE UNIONIZED BT FEDERATION I AM I RILLO GONVKNTION OF TEWS LABOR COMPLETES IN NC AL PROGRAM. f Bo Associated Press) AMARILLO. Texas. May 29.—Organization of oil field workers throughout Texas is one of the extension steps authorized by the Texas State Federation of Labor, which closed its four-dav session here yesterday afternoon. The convention selected Houston as next year’s meeting place and re-elected Herman Rachel of Denison president. and Charles H. Slater, Dallas, executive secretary. Henry Maitre, of Port Arthur, reading clerk of the convention, is international vice-president of the Oil Field anil Gas Well Workers Union. He said about 14.000 oil field workers are organized in this state. Locals have been established at Port Arthur. Corsicana, Wortham. Mexia and Goose Creek. The Stute Federation is to ask the Amercian Federation of laibor Co send an organizer Into Texas 'or I this purpose. Mr. Maitre said the National Federation had promised to do so. The vice-presidents elected are: First vie ^-president, (.corge A. Wilson, Houston: second vice-prf-s-hlen*. Mrs. Mina Boone, Fort Worth: third vice-president C. K. Russi, San Antonio; fourth vicepresident C. F. Rusal. Sdn Antonio; president, R. E. Newman, Wichita Fails; fifth vice-president, IL EJ Means. Dallas. William J. Rielly of Dallas was elected delegate to the American Federation of lot bor convention. (Bo Associated Press) DETROIT. Mich . May 29—Precious stones of an uneattanated value have been stolen from the Detroit Institute of Arts. it became known last night when police admitted detectives were working on the case and gave out a list of more than thirty emeralds, diamonds. rubies and ornamental sapphires. singly and in groups, which were missing. The jewels were taken from the children’s section of the collect ion of the late Frank B. Stearns, wealthy drug manufacturer and replaced with paste replica*. l>etective» working on the case believe the gems were stolen while Hts* Gertrude Gilmore, curator of the children’s division, was absent at a hospital. When Miss Gilmore returned the substitution was discovered. I>ctccti\e.s are seeking, they said. a watchman who was on duty at the institute for about three weeks and who left about the time the substitution took place. Members of the art commissi o and officials of the institute wcr inclined to minimize the extent the theft placing it at less th $l.poo, but the police est I ma the value of the stones at thou * ie ii DENY lOHRiNLsT IIG* t Bo . Issociated Prrsi * COPEN MAGKX. Denmar 29.—Reports of a serin! between Fascists and Co hen* was shov r, today t< out foundation. They a -trot t maw! between/ a Fascist weekly and lug a Communist pape' former being arrested i j MEWS FLASHES I PARIS* Mo) SD.-I he French Chamber of Deputies today gave the government a vote of confidence* 537 to £9. DALLAS, .Yay St.- IL IL Nato* of Dallas was rt-elected president of the OII Nill Na-chider; Man a inc lurers’ and Ripply Yen's Association bere today. 80c For Free Dill b. IOC 15c The Brow ii wo* reproduced in the recent aril* wood and Br fen by Max writer of the IN-legram. These pan in convenee# stuff ars. Th,, .r)NABL£ FRUITS. to iiierctw of Brow them to The cd as Don a grocery ■-ewi€ ;