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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1927, Galveston, Texas                                86TH 43. GALVESTON. TEXAS. MONDAY, MAY 23, 1927. ESTABLISHED 1842. NEW Air Ace Wakes in Ms to Find World His as World Beauties Parade TELEPHONES TO MOTHER IN DETROIT; CROWD CLAMORING TO SEE HIM CALLS HIM "VERY TYPE OP By Associated Press. PARIS, MAY Charles A.- Lindbergh.- sheltered In his country's, embassy from a world f'.lled with praise this afternoon from a cound ten-hour sleep seemingly innocent of th'e fact that the whole earth was eager' to honor -his exploit of flying alone from New .York to Paris. Soon after he had had breakfast, the courageous 'and charming young man from the to his away .Detroit. It was.the first time a private telephone-call has linked France with America, but it was only one. of many'prece- dents that thejworld set. today in the general desire ,to show Its admiration for the sandy-haired, soft-spoken aviator who made the trans-Atlantic flight in his little monoplane and in solitary glory.; Hanging up the receiver at the" eiid "of'the conversation'with his mother, Lindbergh placed himself in the kindly care of -Myrop j T, Herrlck. All Left of Consolidated School Blown i Up by Maniac Is Shown in This Picture TELLS HER TO CONTINUE TO HOPE, THAT'SON'MAY YET BE FOUND.' By AuoelKtid Preu. mother, of Charles Nungeaser clasped. Charles Lindbergh, to her. bosom-when the victor In the race lier own boy no courageously undertook called on her 'today..'.'-. -They then embraced. "I wanted, to nutke. my first call on niy. valiant friend', Capta'in-Nungesserr twisting his hat in: his ha'ndti: knew courtge. 1 ydbng AmtrlcAh -added: confidence own. rriotiiar nad.coh'fidehcfe that I be BRfe'at the end'of .my jdUrney..1' the whole American people I regret'that the" searches Chfirles up -to now un- continued Lindbergh, more and more ask you to keep .on Mme. Nungeaser, rebel vlnp her nameeHkc In the came1 dining room where she hnd had her last Tneal'wjth her lost one, replied: "I arti. a Is all. I have not'loat-hope-of-seeing'my son again. The heart of'a French wom- an knows how to support suffering and anxieties." Thereunon Mine. Xiingesser's.voice broke.' She sobbed how sorry she IVHR Bhe could not be' at Lebourget last night to welcome and 'see her boy'd comrade of the air descend Jn triumph. _He confusedly, tried to comfort.her, but won unnblfe to reply hugged her. aa he'mlght his own mother In Detroit When Lindbergh left, .his blue eyes, still .tired from.the strain of his momt-ntoua trip, were dimmed with tears. Endenred te The ambassador- led him to the balcony of the .embassy' ple'aas the crowd trial had -been ,standing in the stieet .clamoring for a.sight of .-him. ever since, the .word went forth that, at-last the. young hero had .arisen from his. gloriously sleep. After that two score cameras had to 'accommodated; then -Llnd- .be'rgh'toltl the story of his'flight to a group of- newspaper men1 eager to send lils words the. .world. AB .his- ft ret. act, outsl.de. the embassy since.his arrival, the young Amerl- cnn' did a 'thing that made him ever more beloved In the hearts' of tlic French; who, already had given him ouch praise of tongue no man: has known-for years.' With'the ambassador as-an escort, th'e blrdman went to call on the sor- rowing .mother the gallant French Captain Nungesstr who 'set-out to fly the'Atlantic, u y ..Ago' and has not betii hea'r'dvof. since; has ly: by, ,-Ujia 'visit of. young; Lilridbe.rrh! Express his" j rio'tKer.bf "the Frenchman" WRECKAGE. AFTER. THE EXPLOSION. full weight of the explosion, was concentrated on this-spot. All that luted School.Is shown In the picture. dins of the Bath, Mich., Con- Aviators attempting.-the.- perilous adventure thai Lindbergh to achieve. While. Lindbergh was sleeping .spuridV; all. mqrnlngV Paris, .heaped h'orior .after' honor upon It ltd.' 1 before- dawn" the .city'' was- with .the. 'star spangled his .homeland. The government had I the American fluff ..flung.; to' the breeze public buildings, and for the first 'time a foreign; banner the. mast of.the mlnlatry of "foreign affairs in; honor of a private1 citizen, t Fir This homage 'by custom is re- served for sovereigns and heads of governments, and not since dent Wilson came In -triumph, to Paris has the stars and stripes been seen where it flew this hapiy Sun- day abyvfl the- Qual By afternoon there-were American fines -flying-. all over Paris, and j BOemingly no conversation con: cerned anything but.Lindbergh. .No praise, seemed too high .for him cither as a sportsman and aviator or aa a'sterllng'-example of "the very best typo'of American." All long men and women on'Page 4.) Lindbergh's Landing Among Mob Most Dangerous Thing On. Air Voyage, He Admits Sector Is Threatened ByAinocUtrd Paris, May Charles A. Lindbergh- today told the story THE WEATHER For Eaut Texas Monday and Tuevday partly cloudy; local thun- derahowers in north portion Tues- day. For West Texas Monday and Tuenday partly cloudy; colder In the Panhandle Tuesday. For and Tuoe- dny partly cloudy; showers In north portion Tuesday. For. and-Tues- day partly cloudy; local thuridcr- ahotvcra Tuesday, For and Tues- day pnrtly cloudy; local thunder- showers Tuesday; colder Tuesday. o o Maw, they ain't dirty; yyu ought to ane Johnnie's. His feet Is na black RB a nigger's sho nuff; An' he cm atop on n glasa bottle .break It, and not get 'em cut kaso his feet la no tough. Mine's yen, they Is, Maw; that's ain't dirty; I don't havn to waah 'em to go to bed when they're bo. clean aa kin An' besides, If I wash 'em, tomorrow they'll git jcnt as dirty again, Aw, Maw, it's so cold out there by th' rain barrel, an' dnrk you kin hear, things out where the night's black. awful bad If you acnt me ah 'em nn' I should get and would never come Aw, Maw, I'm no wash 'cm tomorrer; honest Injun I will; It's no cold there nt night. I'll so right to ned. Maw, nn' rnrly tomorrrr I'll wn8h my whole logs 'til they're protty wlilto, Hnrry Marrlncr. You'd to kctchcd hack. of his flight from Xew. York to Paris to a group of newupapermen in the embaaey. and -when he had finished every one tras firm In the belief that ha' la a real Hying genius. "Being .he began, suppose you gentlemen are in- terested first In knowing what "was the moat dangcroua thing about tha flight. The most dangerous, thing of all was that LcBour- gct, bringing that ship down on a field with nil that crowd running. i had more fear at that tnoment'for tho welfare of our plane than at any other ttmr In the whole flight. "Tlic flrat part of the flight was better.and easier than "any of us expected. The field In New York was muddy, which made the take- off a Ilttlo long, ,but we got away ail right. II n nto Bnd WcHthcr. "All the way up the American coast to Newfoundland we had un- commonly good bol- ter than we expected; but for tho next miles It couldn't have been much worse for us." At thU Juncture .tho Ambasaador remarked: "When Undbcrgh nnyg lie means the nlilp and All the way through, except when aaked fo peraonal opinion of Domcthlng, the filer used tho firat poracn plural In describing the voyage. "After we got away from continued tho aviator, "we ran Into fog. then Into rain, then hall. Somc- tlmrs wo flew not more than ton feet fthovc the water, and the higli- oat wan Id.OftO feet. We went that high tn try to get above tho atorm, but the average altitude for the. whole gecc-nrt nitlea of the flight wax less than 100 feet. "If wo had known the weather waa bad over IhiU part of the ocean aa It turned out to be, we would (Continued on Page 5, Column 6.) LIEUTEKAMT CARJU ABE KESCtTED BY SHIP AFTER PAILURE TO MAKE HOP TO INDIA. By'Aasoclated P: ing' djrt ween .the, j lehes. of .'.Louisiana' and thejMissis- sippi flbdd '.waters Ouif "-of-. Mexico Atcha-; h'uge'.relief -fleet, was-being-concentrated iji-th'o lower basin.t 'More1. were" at Mcr Hea; andvlugging them place that :the 'mud1 to1- new, embankments crumbling: old from many hours', of" labor still they fo'irght oh .as th'efr women and children moved live'- stock arid personal be- longings' "i across the Mississippi River.to Baton Rouge concentration camps. Their' task appeared hopeless at times as'Vhe raging.torrents pound- Ing Into, the ratnsoaked levees- tore away'-huge- chunks of the 'protect- ing ramparts and charged upon the new barriers-which had 'bebn'efect- cd in anticipation of the slough'late however. Their fight, over ;daya of suspense, still was successful and therejvas Horiie optimism. .The danger zone along the-cast bank'of the Atchafalaya, 120 miles 'north-, west of-1 New Orleans, waa- on -the opposite side 'of the Mississippi River, still was rainswept today, embankments which already were weakening' under tho relentless pounding of the swift current be- coming sodden miry lumps of mud. More than 10S.OOO people -livfe In the territory which would be thrown In th'e path ot the flood should the waters break through on the east bank of the Atchafula'ya and the lake, would extend for fifty miles from the western levees of the Mississippi .-to tho highlands of Western at Its bano near gulf to a width of 100 miles as it spread over the lowlands of Terrebonno Parish. .By AVfocIattd Prcst, May 22. Heavy Tains' ausmeritihg.the' flood' Waters moving; dOjWn the Atchafalaya. basin from -..the- Bayou -Des -Glalses levee" breaka. sent the Vermilion River out .of its. banks. In the vicinity of Breaux Bridge late an un- determined number of residents of ,the town. By Associnted London, May great disappointment was manifest, here this evening over the news that Lieutenants .Carr and Glilman had failed in thejr attempt to make a nonstop India, their per- foqmance Is consldertd highly cred- itable. t The air ministry confirmed that tho two airmen were forced to alight at sea, forty-five miles east of Render Assas. In Pcralan Gulf. They were rescued by a ship and arc being taken to Abadiin. Their machine, a special to round up be- Horalcy plane, fitted with 'Rolls- twoftn 1M00 and of cat- Itoyco motors. Is a total wreck. Their total flying tlmo was thirty TEXAS COWBOYS HUSHED TO SAVE CATTLE FROM FLOOBS Special to Tha Orange, Tex., M'ay and ponies from thia section were rushed Into Louisiana flood area by toiai iiyingumo was tniriy-j .rx f r and b'oih arriiy Imeri.'V.-an'd .civilians, r praised- General. Patrick for" his ments in the air.service.'the. general responded by lauding. Mr. Briggs and' congratulating, the air corps "for its' remarkable, record in the recent maneuvers at San Antonld? After speakers had outlined Ga.1- veaton'a 'advantages for-caTlng. for a wing base of. the air service and stressed, the point that location' a strong wing! here would .do. much .to safeguard the Southwest in th'e event- of war. General Patrick re- sponded. He -declared that 'location or -the wing base "was a -matter of supreme -importance and said' He re- alized that Galveston offered many iducements. "it Is he said. "that the air men will' bear the brunt of the fighting at the put-. break of a war and if the base were located here. Galveston harbor and other Rulf ports' would- be defend- ed." General Patrick declared that other cities likewise were striving to obtain the wing base and that the matter would doubtless be- consld- ;red by congress." ..''We must do what we think is best and. that Is what wili be de declared. "I can. say nothing the general asserted. BricRTs. in opening his address General j Patrick praised Congressman Briggs for his efforts to assist the air serv- ice as a'1 whole. "I don't believe you realize what an efficient legislator you he declared. "Judge Briggs did one of the biggest things any man could do in' leading the fight for appropriations for the air service and the entire army air corps is grateful to him." General Patrick declared that the recently adopted five-year program 'wan a. great step forward and'meant that in five, yei the army would have new planes. "And we need no better officers than we have obacrved. Turning to the uvia- officcrs said: "Men, I am proud of what you did at the Antonio Mr. Briggs closed his remarks by again speak- ing of GaJveston's advantages for the air service. During the course of his address, which was partly In a humorous vein, he declared that "Venus has ruled today, not Mars." Mr. Briggs was the. first speaker of the evening. He declared that Galveston was proud of Us relation- ship, with the government and re- viewed commerce" rr.cords. saying that the port-was the second.-in .im- portance, of' the country. Mr.-Briggs air service vital Buoyant Crowd. It was a buoyant crowd, irrepres- slblc and good haturcd. a crowd eager and intent on the beauties, but nevertheless mu'anso- nblc and pleasant. Never .before have" there been 10 many automobiles 'gathered together on Treasure Island. They ll-inked the Boulevard like solemn phal-mxen while side streets and aven-.ua were thronged with cars from the eastern to the western limits. Cars which bore I iceh'se'plates from the utter- most bounds of the country, medl- ocre cars, cars of every make and.type. NotiiinC was too plebeian to bring the family to the Bathing Girl Revue. Forelga As'on the previous day, tha'great- est interest centered in the ..Inter-, national entries. Girls who had come crusading, not only to via with those of North America, for beauty and honor, but to .cement mote closely the ties'of friendship and af- fection that already exists. And with Tvs-ipons and charms as their foun'd willing captives, Perhaps they did not understand the pleasing remarks that came their way, but if Applause and cheery greetings were correctly they will taks Abroad 'with'them many pleasant development was .being, "undertaken fuV aspirants for beauty honors from The jpgtcal'Eite" for -an 'increased air1 force is 'the' government east' end embracing about 1.550 acr'os, Mr. 'Brigffs de- clared. More than-a square mile is within .the limits of -the new sea- (Contlnued on Page 7, Column 6.) CHIEF OF COKPS HEADS CON-. VOY OF SIXTY SHIPS HERE FOR REVUE. GIRL ATTACKED AND COMPANION SHOT BY NEGRO By Aisoclated Press. Houston, Tex., May with a pack of blood hounds from tho city farm ware searching laU tonight for a negro man who earlier I !n-the evening dragged Miss Vera Phillips, 18 years old, telephone op-j era from an automobile In the south end and then shot to death her companion, Oscar F- Foster, 23 old, when he tried to defend her, Hysterically, the young girl told her story to Night-Chief of Police 31. J. Martin-and city detectives and then lod them to the scene of the tragedy, where the dogs, were put on the trail.- The body of young Foster, meanwhile, was lying at an undertaking company, a bullet through liib neck and face. He died Instantly. According to Miss Phillips. Shi ml Foster were out riding and a negro jumped on the running board of their cur on the Almeda road, commanding them to throw up their hands and give him their money. He took about from Foster, then grabbed the girl's purse and dragged her out of tho car, she told the of- ficers. Foster tried to aid her and was struck over the head with the butt of a pistol, rendering him tempo- rarily unconscious. As he was slowly revlvinff, the negro ran away, with Foatftr running after him, Miss PhllUpa declared. The negro thon turned and killed him Instantly. Air Stunts Tomorrow Obliged by weather conditions to forego Intricate exhibition fly- Ing yesterday, the pursuit group of the; army air service', visiting here from the maneuvers at San Antonio give the-promised demonstration tomorrow morn- ing at o'clock before leav- ing for Selfridge it was announced last night through 'Congressman' Clay Stone; Brlggs. Low hanging clouds yesterday prevented the' long 'dives and other breath-taking maneuvers which go to make up a real aerial show as the pursuit group, fastest moving unit', of the air service, has been trained to give an aerial show. Tomorrow morn-' Ing everything In the category of sensational flying will be on view, it is promised, and visitors to the beauty pageant find It well- worth their time to re- main over for the performance; Congressman Brtggs declared. The exhibition will be held over the city to give everyone a chance to sec' it. at east Boulevard the govern-- ment 'rese'rvatlon, in the- reviewing: stands, on Murdoch's bathhouse, was the usual 'query, "Who' will 'ua the Beauty tfl '.hft liiiuxl pageant, -wliere the winner is known In "its early'stages, thfere always silence. 'Opinions differ. None How can'one choosa when there-is'" such a collection? Pageant Tonight. Tonight amidst brilliancy' and charm, the culminating feature-of the International Pageant will ba beautlfullly enacted and the rfeaucy Queen of'the Universe 'declared. At the city auditorium judges from all parts of will make known their official choics while beauties parade on'un elevated runway in full.view of the audience. Climaxing all previous events, will be' the gorgeous array of entcles in fuH'evenirig regalia. Later thny will once 'more, don their bathing suHs for final judging. A prize of; will be present- ed to the winner as grand nnze. to be selected1, thusly; From the lot HI American entries, Miss United States -will.be selected.'She will bo pitted against'all foreign -sntci-is for the title of Beauty Queen. When Sha la eelected; the remaining beauties will-revert back to a common foot- ling; and the first prize win be selected, the winner receiving a prize. The'second receives and nine prizes of will bo awarded. Airplanes Add Interest, of the outstanding events of the day-was the arrival of Major M. Patrick, chief nf the air corps. United States army, and his detail of sixty planes.! Long before the airplanes came into view the., droning of the engines j were audible and neck's craned and i hearts thrilled as the invading army circled the air. From east to [West in formation and single j file. They traveled flying low over I the waters edge to afford a better 'view. To many who are far re- (Continiied on Page 2, Column I.) Galvcstor. yftstcrday largest flight of airplanes in city's history. i Sixty army airplanes, led by tho[ chief of the army ai'r service, NEWS WRITERS TO BE GUESTS. AT LUNCHEON Lunchions will, be given at Holly- i-ood Dinner Club today for con- rived over the city yesterday morn-itestnnts ln lhe International Beauty ing, and after staging flvuig ma-i pageant. and their chaperons and neuvers over the boulevard, came visiting newspaper correspond- to ground at Fort Crockett lundlnff! ents' fjeld j The luncheon for tho pageant con- record array of phuuw con-jtcstants llft the aal' slated "of "tho first attack sro-ip of veston Chamber of Commerce, while thirty-two planes. third Newa Company. ships flew here from San Antonio, where they have been in general maneuvers for thu yast two week's. tieneral Patrick's plane landed first and aa the air servlcu chief stepped from the large cabin rf tho ship, he was greeted by Congress- man Clay Stone Briggs, local Cham- (Continued on Page 7, Column G.) pagea beauties will call at hotels at o'clock. Out-cf-stnte newspaper workers will form the majority of guests at the newspaper luncheon and ad- mission will be by card. In addition to workers actually "covering" thft event, two cartoon- ists and mntlon picture camera- htivt been Invited. Tho luncheon will bo at l o'clock.   

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