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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1927, Galveston, Texas ton NTH YEAB-HO. 41. QALVBSTOH. TEXAS. 8ATUBPAY, MAY -21, 1927. ESTABLISHED 1M2.; LINDBERGH OVER OCEAN WASTES -'ss Second International Pageant Opens With First Parade Today THIRTY-SIX ENTRIES COMPETE FOR WORLD BEAUTY TITLE PRIZE A pageant of scintillating, colorful .and brim full ofj charm. x 'Such will be enacted in Galveston for a. three-day period 'starting today, .when beauty ambasBadore from ten nations will compete for honor and' title the Beauty Queen of the Thirty-six official entries, 'representing as many places, in. nine countries; have .filed their 'claims to contest in Galvesto'n's Second International 'Pageant of. Pulchritude and Eighth Annual. Bathing Girl Revue, which opens this afternoon with a brilliant professional of beauties frqckodJn sports attira or afternoon costume. The beauties will be mounted on gaily ''decorated floats, perambulated 'along Gal- vea ton's far-famed Boulevard. 'With the eyes of tho world virtually cast this way, Galveston has arranged. a -fitting (jetting for the several' hundred .thousand' visitors who will- crowd Jier portals for three successive days. Already 'an Influx was apparent yesterday, ,for colncldent'wltlr the arrival of- a score -qf -beauties from many the automobile caravan began. weeding- its way across causeway and pavement, and regular trains yesterday were'crowded with early for the revue.- Eveu more enticing than the beauty parade of today will be the gorgeous spectacle to be presented tomorrow afternoori, when, garbed in modish bathing suits, the International and American entries will rolled along Galvestoa's Boulevard. AUTOPARKING GIVEN Gtlveslijn motorists wlli be to co-operate with po- lio during- tho Battling Beauty Revue Saturday Sunday by not. parking- on" the. south .side of the' seawall Boulevard, between Twenty-fifth street and a point one-Quirter the btach.nmp .aCBIltli. street. of 'liutoniobileo' will bo permitted on the north side only. 'llj was and all cars left on the south -Jide will be Co-pperatton. of auto driver's (his baffle ;tt "Vis COHOEES8MAN REttJRNS TO SHOWS FEDERAL IMPROVEMENTS. federal government la .ac- cording; not only an even greater recognition of the Importance of Texaa City and other Texas and Southwest port than has been exhibited (n many yeara, but it manifesting such recognition. In .a' moat substantial and1 comprehen- sive Clay Stone Brlgfrs. United States congressman from Galvcston, declared yesterday on his return from Washington. "It'was most. gratifying to me to have participated In bringing about such recognition to make, possible present Mr. Drlgga said. lie predicted that 'Galvestoh, Tcxaa and .the entire dlat'rlct and state <are .at the threshold of H new day of astonishing growth and Importance, Need of co-operative was stressed by Sir." Brlgffs. Mr. Uriggs spoke with gratifica- tion of .appropriations made for up- keep and dredglnsr of GnlveFton har-. bor and channel, nnd salil that the project depth of tho channel will be Increased from thirty to thirty-two feet, with nn overdepth, io allow for shoaling, of two feet. Qalveaton harbor depth will be Jncrcaaod to practically thirty-five feet, he Mid. Mr. Brlggn declared that funda for this new improvement will be passed, In tho coming ncpslon 'of congress. He sfttd It wna hla Intention to re- queat proper offlclwla fnr npnrn- prlntlona to deepen Texas City chan- nel nnd alfo ppoki of-Imnortnnc'ft nf the Intercoaatal cnnnl. JIo aald that local Interasts should co-opcrntc In sccurlnff rlKht-of-way, as the, canrtl would result in considerable new liuftlness. Brlgffn cnllef] attention (n thn fnct thnt npproximnlrly JfiflF.OOO WRR npprbnrlated for twenty new nttnek (Continued on I'nge 8. Column B.) THE WEATHER Culminating. three days' feattvVtie will be the International and Beauty' Pageant of II on day be 'the-'city'-hU'dltorlu whtn -the M evening frocks, later'' donning their bathing BuitV'in-flnmi Judgment; .Seven International re- puta have been -named. to thU of beauties maiden to ''the crown. "Beauty... of the, ..On an elevated runway at city auditorium the beauties- wilF iwife'in affording an-, opportunity.'- for thoiir to appreciate their charms and v! PriieB -aggregating more thos1. will be awarded: -The coei grind': ttie .Beauty- Quten of .-the verpe. 'jhe-.mwle :wfll From- tho" other'- onal the the grand. eutrfoi will return to'-a- from number' ;b'u aelrctcd the winner of the, prize for. first place; aeWnd prize third to ninth prizes of each. I: Parade TtXay. The 'sports suit parade' will be staged at o'clock this afternoon, from a a riiUo east of the' cas't end 'approach on the extension, west to I'wenty- fiflh street, according :lo Willetl L. Roc, directing manager of. tho pag- eant, stands have been plac- ed from Thirteenth to -Twenty-first will on I, Column a.) Revue Entries ".Mils Alexandria'' "Miss AmariUo" "MUs "Miss Baton Kouge" "Miss fiwaemer" "Min Brooklyn" "Miss Canada" "Miss "Miss Cleburne" "Miss Cuba" ".Miss Dallas" "Miss Denver" "Mtes Fldrlia" t "Miss Worth" "Miss France" "Miss Green Bay" Houston" "Miss" Italy" "Miss Kem-Ule" Jjuxrmburg" "MlM Mexico'': "Miss MUwaukoe" "Miss SJohroe" "Miss New "Miss New York" "Miss Ogden" "Mils Omaha" "Misa "MlBB Pine BInf r1 "Miss Point Isabel" ?MlBS Portugal" "Miss Saii Antonio1''.. "MlM Shfeveport" "Miss Spain'1 "MISS Vancouver'! "Miss Bea'uniont" Nellie Mae Pace' Uouny Wlnslow Hannah Joseph Dorothy 'Rex Ijlllian Row'ett Lesley Storey Madeleine Woodman Prances Ciiatiys Payne Angelina Amlalia Moselle Rajuoine Dulcy Burke Ada Williams V RoberteCuaey Betty Hopkins Alberta McKellop Maria VaUo' Bess Nance RouBlang. Ijucero Uniman Frances Oadosz _ Jessie Rogers Dorothy Brltton SlieEUiabtth Letts. Kathryn'.Hamer Mabelnlff Dprotlij'FUk Bess'Eiuiesii.-., Margirida Bastes Ft rMlr Florence ZoeUer Janet Gturlff Ouajuana Ada Hayden Program for Tpday; 1, p. for; all TWUttJ: viud r -1 'crowi, GaWo'H awl fir. entriM, TViUleVartl street to Twcntyrflfth 8 P. sail anddijnce ailTfsitlng'bfautJcfl on lire boat Galvex, .from Pier. 22. Record Army For Beauty nt Here TRIED ON CHARGE OF pRIMI- HAL ASSAULT ON ZAIA- LAC GIRL. For Galveston and urday partly cloudy; continued warm: moderate to frenh aoutherly winds. For Knot Stitimlny Increas- ing cloudlnffin. Sunday cloudy; lo-' cal thunder phowcra In north por- tion; moderate to fresh southerly. wlnda on the count For Weal partly i oloudy; colder In went portion, Sun- day ft-Ir; colder In enst portion. j For nnd Sun-' y parents of tlie Znpalac girls. j Thcae cnsea grew out of alleged isnult on the sisters In February, i'j25, in which Valeria Zapitlac was j tilled and her sU'ter, Minnie, in- Ml. [innib Knpalac 'testified today that Langhorn had attempted to! assault her while tlic tlirce were on their wny to Fayettevlllt by au- omoblle. She said the defendant :irsi. trk-d to drag her sister Into woodf, Im'vlng got out of hiH automobile unucr the pretext of ex- amining- the gasoline tftnk. Accord- Ing to the witness, he then caught hold of her. Valor In rushed to her and was shot four times. The atatemftnt waa .-end to the Jury, the defCTian ob- jecting to certain portions. Tho dc- Tlio Jury wns out only ten minutes, tho judge bavins: Infllruetftd them tlic evidence wnn insufficient to support a death penalty, though the stntc had asked the extreme largest concentration of United" States army 'airplanes ''in any city since the War, .with exception of the gathering at-the recent maneuvers in San Antonio, will be here Sunday wHen Major General-Mason chief of the-Army Air. dorpo, arrives with a' convoy ot more pianos for maneuvers [during the InternaL i.i tlonal Beauty In all thare wHl'be-seventy-seven planes, representing practically every type. of plane uaed by the army; to be seen, here Sunday, Moiir. day and Tuesday, announced yesterday. .Con grace man. Clay Stone Brlggs, whV'arrived "here from San war officials arid Pat- rick to allow tho planes' to come here during the revue'.' Thirty.of the pursuit plane group will be seen In maneuvers and formation flights, over the city ahortly after their arrival between and o'clock tomorrow. The remainder of the planes'will be on the flying field .of the 'Tliird Attack Group west of Fort Crockett, and the pub- lic IH Invited to inspect the ships. It was announced. Congressman Briggs ami J. W. Davla, general manager of the Chamber of Commerce, yesterday appealed to citizens', of Galveston -'for -more than -thirty.: officers .who 'can not be of >t Fort Most. of. these must; be- housed In IVTwai announced. Mr. Davla" requested that all citi- zens who can- accommodate "one or more of tHe "officers for. the two' tiro Chamber "of Commerce-'today. A request for .automobiles" to neet.tjie -flyers field" and jauort fthem'-tb- city also" was made. AUV-'autoniobnea available will, be-needed, Mr.1. Davis pointed out. airplane convoy- will arrive in. tomorrow the ..first-unit landing about o'clock .''In -the, morning: General Patrick will-, be accompanied by Scott'of-the Cana- dian' air Thp first pArsiilt group, consisting.' of- planet, .will Other .detach- ments will contain- 'five cargo planes, twenty planes of the Third Attack Group and three cargo planes.- The second bombardment group, commanded by Captain Rust, with .twelve 'bombing planca and five cargo planes, will arrive Tues- day according to-a message from Major General Patrick. On' their arrival here, the pur- suit group will a'tage in air demon- to show their hospitality. by pro- HAD REFUSED TO ANSWER i QUESTIONS IN SENATE OIL PROBE. James K. Ferguson, former gov- ernor, was ottc of tho (Icfen 10 at- torneys. When Judge Jeffrey start- ud to no n ton co Langhorn on tha charge of killing Valeria Zapalnc. .Ferguson's iincoclatocounael, Cormor Honator McOrogor, handed the ji'ar- don jKiptTrt to tho court, nnd the Itidio. then finntcncrrt thi tc life iniprlaonmcnt. 13y ABiocUted Treis. Washlngtin, F. {Sinclair; wealthy operator, must j nerve three months In the ..Istrict j United States senate unless tlic high- er courts intervene. This sentence plus a flria of 3f60U aa Imposed today by Justice llttz I In the District of ColumlBlii rtiptcmc court as a result of Sinclair's convic- tion by u juiy or 11 rvfu.tal .-.imWti certain quctitlona In t'ho soimtti niival oil Inquiry In 1924. An appeal wax noted IniniuUlntoly jind the Ir.snce of the Ton pot Dnnid navnl oil reserve In Wyoming' was (Continued on Pago 8, Column 3.) (Continued on 8. Column 4.) VICTIMS OF BLAST SET OFF BY CRAZED MAN ARE BURIED. By Associated Prera. IBath, MIcli., May fu- neral corteges crept along country roads today freighted with the child victims of the Bath school ex- plosion, "a ,0ynipathetlu public ua- aurcd the, rehabilitation of the strick'en community. United States Senator James pledged relief to tho affllcte.1. ''famllloH iwul thy rostoration of the building, which was torn down by -demented An- drew Kehoe. Friendly hands stretched out on all sides Vlth of- fers of Aid wna ten- ilorcd freely in tho hope the grief (Continued on Page 9, Column I.) "Slim" Playing Lone Hand in Daring Solo Flight From New York to Paris UnderwdM. Jmd underwood CAPTAlS CHARLES HIS fcuCKV SMILE. TUfOST spectacular of all the transatlantic'fltghf attempts la the essay youhg: Captain: is Koins-it alone in a .ehcined monoplane. His attitude toward danger Is excellently interpreted by features. QRAVER South 'ceriffajl-Loulslaha day, aa Rtllef .Dictator- John M. Parker .warrieti residents -.of J one "of tbat jthere. was; imminent the; si_ant streairi.. brlng'- inKlmore water-.sgalnst: 'their levees tliin, could .be1 -fj-Hc :urEentlytjrequested .all women. and: children and all and Iriflnn' persons 'evacuate, Point-'Coii- pee Parish and that preparations be de remove' t -the'same '.tlrne pointed out that there was; a.', possibility' that ''-1 Banker The'- of wtth millions of ihg the-. basin '.from bank" in the northeastern r: 'ot'the 'state, they. a'new -cHann.elt.for the river 'along 'the'path of' tlie afalaya. Whflft authorities. waa -entirely conjectural, .thoy. .re- garded the danffer.tOjPointe-Coupee as imminent: "The parish .ia_ located at the point albn's. the.pldes of which beat the "waters of Atchafalaya. tli.e Mississippl-iind with Old River, con- necting the two rivers.' Iformins. the' tip: v 'The pariah, slid.uidhbe "Jf jjgre.iti.'as- to JBr.Auoclatid Press. Charles ftiindberifh -was -plo'- neering. way to France- tOttiKltt. His' prpffreaa .between .o'clock this -when .off? until- dark tonight showed tint- ae was rUtinlrig. as truei to achuUule'aa an -truin, or as' one' cf .the planes .that .have ery dajf .'air "mounts. .The first few hours of .'the flight were. shrouded' In insr no-. small amount- .of..- .upncerij. Takihy the air" In a awirliritf Lindbergh disappeared: aud hours passed before .it; was learned definitely he was l-.ildfng to.Iiis.couraft like -the' veteran- utr- man that he is for all his youthtiil- buring.this period of ..'anxiety among the most interested persons at the Long'rslahd flying field from irhich the hop was made werv the formerly. whom Jt aeemed likely -sonic days .airo that Iiindbergrh might have to' race for which the 'intrepid. y.outh though, lii' ..dayllgrht. '-'i Indications' French7 peoilt Trill LglVe '.'the- ypyjf a royal welconift'lf life succeeds: Nurigesser tiut- 1 to ifto .trip.Jn" this' imS'; if" SEYMOUE REPLACES DORMAN V'; FO'RHAYNES. sr By Associated. May; Andrews Roy A. Haynes, "the two.dutstandlng. figures 'In federal prohibition- enforcement, soon are to pass from the will 'be -succeeded 'by .Sep the honor' of .being first -to In j former- lieutenant France. I governor of-Now Comrade'i AitmJrntlon Lieutenant Commander ilicha'rd a test of strength.between Secreta Mellon chief counsel -.of the-. An U -Saloon- League- Lbwman will _ replace .General. Dr. James 'M.f 'chief chemist of..the -prohibition bureau. liyrd, George Noville and Bert A cos- Andrews, leaves -office Aug.' .1 at all hunr around.anilously awaiting I rftsr what 'many: have recarded -ai news'of their daring expressing admiration1 for his cour- age and hope that he would succeed. The crews of both planea announced. they would not attempt the Vnria drews as assistant 'secretary of' the treasury' "prohibition, customs and coastguard; Dr.'Do'raih will succeed .Ha'yries.as .commissloF er of the. prohibition' bureau.. f .When Haynes. will .quit as'acting ,to .which was-named--two months .ago, ,was not made- clear in the-treasury announcement late 'today of tot changes.1 In fact there-was noimeft'- tion of- Mr. Haynes in the ment, which covered a page half. !'The" secretary .of the tr'easuW announced that he has appointed -to the office of commissioner of .pro- hibition .Dr. J. M. JJoran, present head of the technical division of the bureau of said the air- nouncement This .brief statement was amplified.by high officials, who aald Mr'. resignation wJw expected Immediately FOUR-CONTINENT PIYER now'uritit LIndbergirhad had opportunity to prove' his ability to land his "Spirit of St! Louis" on-thci Lebourget flying field at Paris. The first word young avia- tor after he left the flying Held was. from' East Gre'enwich, R. .I.1, where at o'clock. n..nlanf be-' Hevied to be his was from the ground. More authoritative TP- pbrts of his safety and projfreaa came at o'clock from where two women 'saw the plane flying low and were able to read the Identifying1 NX-2I1 on the underside of the wings. Spans Flr.t Water Jump. At 12.16 p. m. Lindbarcrh was sighted over Meteghan, Nova Scotia, showing- that-he had spanned the first water jump, a distance cf some 200 miles, without mishap. Kin pas- sage across Nova Scotia wan'noted at intervals -by persons on the ENDS TQUS OF AMERICAS Mulgrove on the Strait of Canso at j.gg I By AnocliUed fg Vhon Lindbergh suddenly dcoido.l _ Trepawey, N.. P... May 20.-T1T. to hop off-this morning the weather waa shown to be fairly good en the whole, although low-hanging mists Italian aviator. Commander Fra'tr- ccsco De Plnedo, completing tie. American Itinerary of his four-con were general and there ware many fli wftlch hag local showers along his course. The! only really bad spot was at Europe. Africa and tha Race, K. F., where there waa i landed here at p. wind and a dense fog. This fog I Atlantic daylight time, after a fllgjrt bank was not believed to be ot great from Shlppegan Island. Commander De Plnedo announced width however ns a steamer about miles out reported good ws'ither. On both sides of tho Atlantic tonight thai he planned to take off at 8 p m tomorrow for his traqa- when the ocean Is crossed, when Ireland has been loft behind nnd Kngland passed, the path to Par's will be a blazing highway over iGiS ___ FrAncqii Coll, French acei, attempted to make a nonstop flight from Paris to New York He aaw no sign .of tho missing plane, however