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   Lubbock Sunday Avalanche Journal (Newspaper) - December 5, 1926, Lubbock, Texas                                 TWO BIG PAPERS IN ONE EVERY SUNDAY MORNING  , a t * ■ ■■ ' i ” ' , -' 5 !   'W «j**  * -/ *    1    -* I  V *V- %">./ tfáü: ^  Avaîanc'tié  . —n f thi* gi : t<l¥*  A. CIRCULATION THAT COVERS THE UUUKI SOUTH rUMi  VOL. 5, NO. HO.  -r.üBBOOK, bUHBOCK COUNT.»'" > * \S SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1920  « MEANS “BY ASSOCIATED  E W. PROVENCE NAMED TO SUCCEED CHITWOOD  STATE SECRETS  ADMIRAL TELLS  IN  — ®  OF STRATEGIC PLANS IF NAVY  SAYS DOHENEY WAS AIDING GOVERNMENT BY BIDDING  Slacker Coining?  Bergdoll’s Mama Saye Her] Son Is Coming Home for Yuletide Season  First Contribution is Made to  ’s Christmas Cheer Fund  Burglars Break Into Local Store  ORDERED TO TALK  JUDGE RULES ROBISON MUST TELL ALL FACTS  (By Associated Pres«)  WASHINGTON. Deo. 4.---A «unni.«! story of the navy departmen’* ’Vìnte* secrcta" of the Pacific wen* before* th<' jury in the F»ll-Dt.*hcny oil rnn-Rplrficy trial today after Scrrçtary 1 Wlbur'* formal order to Hear Admiral J K Robison, rr-t ir< . 1, forhliMIn< dj*oloi»uro Of "confldenthil !.i,m*’nC haul    admit led in evidence-.  Admiral Robl»on’s tMitimnny presented In /t*>r.»r«! lorms !h<* roavir-tioo of navy executives concerning the strategic importane« of th- -  »’e-trl Harbor Hawaiian ha«*» in nation,! detenne p’.:«n* H wen l Into the- record'» after a ruling by Jimice Uohllng of the ni preme court of the Dlstrb-t of Columbia that the trial court «»hmc ) was authority on what may or may j iw! g*» before the Jury    !  Government attorney«, who en'ered { perfunctory objection admission of ; s’* tary Wilbur >>rd<r, prepare,-! to - j  to cro«w*«\i»mtn*‘ Admiral Bod- j , a« to whrr. \ h 1 **---' "«»»nfldeniml j ..tor«" agitated ns»v.-»! officer*. par- •  .-utarty with referirncr to the *)!«:>• |  • *?*«*r the* Washington naval ar* t mn merit conference in 1922.    j  Wilbur to Stand    J  l?nd»T £re«**mt piar,« he-cretary |  Wilbur will lw> cíiíM to iht> wlin^s* i »tsmi biny tire examination a» t** j wfty h# *o*Jght to veï'.hVdd from «ts<* i réeord ie*tib»on>’ regarded hv «)'!«!"■’ î »a of vP.aI Jbmportan«**' tu iis*- def»*«»*. ¡ ca*e.    i  Ain*trrt? Ttntitif'.f ♦ «‘n-e rr-fina*d tu ¡tnwtfi' tí»4  Aitorn** fÇ'Anit J, Hoc lh«* ftf** »f th« 1   t    deHb«*ri><i  n«vy d<*r«»irtr«i*Pt.    n'’ 1  ■ * t ,:v   HOU! JB»tM*» siofhlln# nnd Kumfîctr-{ly dir^vTid 1  n to  H«* th*« tu *!r<l th»t >n> h«ft rt>v«al-*â tht« o*nttd«*frtt»«y ?<• tu*' rf*f«*n<t-ant K<1wf»rd I<. IVih<*ny. !«ti' in 5321,   ffhw  r>«h#ny’* Pnn-àtpvn.-»r. !'**• {<*;>     nf  ^ «-'»mm!*.;!».,, Imt^  tf^i^um and Tr.mxpnrt ce>mi««t»v .’«n - j  t<*mplat n d beding *>n ;i    Huí ¡    ' »'i»'»' 1  nt-Ut*-r- w.*rp 4¡«nwüw!.  r#>l <41 i»f<»TA|W! p*»*nt h* »Vari !t»ir*.->r Mr. í'Jkín«, whi, we-i;' ly u-.,. .a'îKÜnt Th«» fnifl-AmwIfan Ortmpany wn« t’> Ukw <‘hnr>r«* nf ih'Umutni tax  »warded th.* rontr«*-’-. îîni>î*<-«n nn    fnr t»i*‘ Independent wbaeM  Thief r»f the n«val bsir<*«!t *>f - iu- :  • di*tri«"t. wî!î i)ocirj !îm“ ftltntf »( ttttit«  11- ring. Approvine it am» the KIH U»Hh »hortiv A nn-ut nfliount of um*ol-& tñ r*>U*ny.    le«*t«-d tax«»« wo .» n  the rot»« of It. A,  Admiral ItobUwm «»Id IV»hw:’ wasj H«IIi.‘.»d, »•«»Hwtor. it wo«, wld. iutd r< !Wf»d*r«híy «Ititrtted** by «b'*t »<««* j    vrtfi J»** filed ln »II th»i are not  rev»e«l#d and |f»ve uf^’irwtu'- thu? jw*.<1 nmn^.línífiy. the *t<n , emntew ) ! m»Kht bank  zzzsxÿ.rz  Thi* ite (Srttvor e'l<*v<-kir,ti I*.eri; • 'I'*!! dr.ift >î..dK*'f Hi*; mother t-in--j• • ••-•! in ri*.ti‘.“h'lphiíí that hr !•• t>> r«ttirn ír**rt: r-xSb* in C}«rni»ny  t«» 1--t.SU h'T í"fWÍ«tTT**lí*.  TO SUE AT ONCE ON CITY TAXES  Tlu* Hemphill-Pi ice store at 1212 Av-ptiun J, UfiN rntt»roel by thieve» early Siittirday ninniitiK. but late last nlg-ht uffirtalH of tho company sajid they found nothing" miH.«<injr.  I'>ntrant e wan gained, prcsurn.'i-My about *; o'clock a, m. when the !<»< k on thi* mir door whs bre>kcn by the» vih*' of a chiael or Hrrrw <lrSvt»r. T); f ‘ utup on the door wa* pried off, and t!,<-door sh»WH chi«#*! marks. So»ne«)n<* «¡I« 1). ;u-il In the bulldinnK about '< o'clock hy thf ne'jrro porter, but pr-KUiSiir.K ¡hat ftrmif of the* boys h;id e-ome do’.vn to work curl.v, he «aid I > paid no uttention te> it.  loiter it di^fovrrevl that the* do“ '  ] h.ul tuo-n prit'd open, and efforts '  1  ( chhfCk tit« Kt«ok tor poHMlhle loss hud ! not life*n complfted last nlcht No i due* art* held by offlr-orM. it was «aid, ;nnd no M;t< i- of t»io bHii^id« hfi.s j' r -■  j been found.  TEXAS KDTHER AND GIRL FOUND DEAD  NOTE POINTS TO MURDER SUICIDE; MOUSE IS  burned  AND  W. B. POWELL IS INTDALDONOROF FUNDS FOR POOR  CALLS AT AVALANCHE-JOURNAL OFFICE WITH CHECK FOR $10  WANT 100 MORE  CHRISTMAS EDITOR SAYS SANTA NEEDS SOLID ASSISTANCE  W. It. (KJd) 1‘ovvol! has th* be)noi  nnd difitlnetJon (if maklnsr f •• first  donation td the' Avalanche-.bijrnal'.s  ChrlHtmas Cheer Fund for Mr I*> woll  visite d the* Avttianrhe-Journ il < ffieo  Suttirdriy, »nd Insi.ste-i upon i-'uvIok  j hi« me-ek for |J0. X’ltiir'tllv It v .¡s hc-  ! ffpfe’d, ami it. is the* hop*» o, tii' t'noe-r I  j l-’iind *'di»or thist about lU'i «e.o ! citi-| z< ns< of this city wiiJ follow . r.i? nr.-j don of Mr. 1‘owtdl.  1 The re i S  no limit ;u. to: the cri-.ount j of money needed, n.Cjtther i-* :  t ¡ht«- a | jfbsil; \\’i- simply want i>v**ry dollar : 'Vi- ran get. anel ;is.suro t-Vpr-iforinr ;he*  t:  Cafe Owner Held on Pro Law Charge  H. E. Gibson, owner of the White Way caf^ and Broadway, was arrested .shortly after S o'clock last, night,-and lodged in tho county jail on charges of violating the prohibition laws. Officers who mu do the arrests say they found a tf.-Hlnn of corn liquor on the premise«, a« well as a number of empty pint boftlCH. Owing to he lateness of the J nr no attempt was made by Gibson to ke bond.  tJlbHon ¡.'-'id hi« wife moved to Lub-'»ock from Oklahoma, only a short 'itne :ip:o, and sinot> their arrival hero ev have operated the < White W’ay  -A e.  Against A. B. Fall  El Paso Man, Son-in-Law cf Former Cabinet Mem- _ ber, Says He’s Wrong  ¿tnrl ¡’¿niir/J •IM Bra.  r-  BILL MOSS REMANDED TO JAIL; TWO OTHERS RELEASED ON $5,000 BOND  (By the AR.soeiated I’ress) HORGEÍt. Texas. Dec. 4.—í^hartí- * cd with belnir aceessorícK t. mui'def in the first degrree. Bill Moss, Lee I'hlllipN and Kaiph Rlre, who are held by police in connection with the killing of Police faptnin Ir! Ripney, were ¡.money Riven this furo will I..- no]}  K [ V ,» n s>  preliminary hearing before  Judite Wet)b yesterday morning.  ¡    fHy tbe Afifwrlateil l*r«'.««l   !  Mt.'M'.VT VKit.N'ox, Texas, Deo ^f^ppont.  I With all of thier «dedhln« burned <41 by ! Jv»s»t been as« yon hav« thre»’ meáis I fir«- pi Murruunriln); lca%-es and tbcîrj «neh day. plenty of warm <:lo;hand [ tlir^atn cut. the be’dlen of Mrs. W R, < and money to *pend in ao #iKn that it’«x»per wnd >'óunff daushter, were fourni j other people—many of th«*m your ■ ht r<- ütnturday by ' nelß-hhor».    i neijjb»'or«, are as fortunate-. As a mat-  Tbelr home, four mile* went ofh*'r of fact there are many families in  :  Moun» \’-->nioi u-.-o razed bv the fire ; í<«bbrt< k i ortby of aSKistance, and  defennf*. fit-  r*»« wwfSkrdin*f  IMrhur ¡ » t    of Ihr ;     y   ELKINS At .‘»Ol^CP T< TÆÂ- 01  OCT A F  «t«*' P*. WîWîyîî* r.ntiÎMX'k attorney. ip;uti!îî.<l to    .«UpervlHlOfi oí!  , olii  .-,t V  'f?«o|*0i* Suut be»'M m  # ye«r and her b«»bM»d vrnu uway oft bilieine«# at the time of the truäfedy.  A w*te *n the mail bo* s!#rne<l by Mrs. foopfir. stated that ><hr *iad jnat Non ,.f delinquent sax**« far the j killed her dawjfbter, despite the .bitter** >f t.'it't*'»' k and the abstract of j pb< M » lhat he* life be «¡«tree! and that titb* on iw rtppt"> -;nfiriy act*Ni ofj.iih# wft» »beut ft set fire to th liou« bind r.rorUy puro,M«ed by the ;.*Hy for j and kill her«etf The bodin* were s* jMibl’e park *«»« approved at < rail* j found «bot) 76 feet from the ho«#«. In  j the mother’» band wi» n razor.  J Mr*, 4îoo|x*r wu» a tdsfer of her i.Ui?-I band*» flrat wife. They were mmrried j seyerftl mopìb?* ago. The nfirl^Hvas r«oper'« »fep daughter.  Both mother and daughter h:wl be«yt lit ill health, the daughter be In# vi*f ally an Invalid. *    '  After fixini; hond for rhililpB and Rico «t fßiOOO each, and refu«lnRr bond to Mos«, J udpe Webh post’poned th« benringrH tmtil Mondav afternoon, *at 2 o'clook. A * number of u itnes«»«; ;w«re aubpoenaed and vere.,* dered to »p-pear Moa'U.y/ Kaoh t .    lefendant;*  whif’h o vtdriuly bad KUidleil ithe ieavtfji i y «i'e dejn ndin« «pr.ö‘y« w     *ndor| will ** »fM wp*-r| • v.. , v - -wsik an-  urul thf» bodies ttf t!>«< vlctlm*. j  fh f‘ <  ^’ < -' , tano*». A;.iew; doller« will .not j noohiv. «fter Müsf , .»Mt and County Attorney CViok W.id irranted .siich « Inh*»« nf ¡Attorney nve Overton, for the defeniw..  FORMER RUSHES MGR. OF BAYLOR CHOSEN FORTEffl  HAS FIFTEEN YEARS EX-PERIENCE WITH BAPTIST SCHOOL  IS WELL ENDORSED  directorsuIvanimous.in/  ELECTING PROVENCE * /  TO VACANCY  _ • i.  One of the government wltness-es in the oil trial at, Washington, is Dr. Q. Chane, of l ; ;i l'as», (above), Albert B. Pall’« son-in-law.   i  (tty The Associated Prow) ! !  ’ FORT WORTH, Texas! Dec. 4--A man well known in West Texa» and hailed as ^“entirely in .sympathy with ail «tudent movements,” E. W. ^Province, of Wtieo, was unanlmduftly chosen today by the Texas Tecljnpiqiffl-oal colleg-e ^or ■;$ bf trustees ¿3 bUBl-ness t-t' ■ ' o succeed H. M. Ghlt-I'    -y 15 years r.hool' expefl-  wood. recently deceased.    .J  \ once with Baylor university, Waco,  | with recommendations' of President .S.  I I’. Brooks, of Baylor, and 'Pat M. Neff,   1  trustee chairman, Provence its expected by Tech official« to amjily fill hi*  |  r *ew p«st, President P. W. Horn of the i Lubbock institution .said to day.’; |  ‘ Those attending- the Tech b^ meet ins are: H. A. Underwood. Plain- , view; Mr«. John A. Haley, Midland;  ('. W. Meadows, Waco; H. T. Klimbro,! ' T.ubfinek Mose Newman. Swotwater; ’ T»r p. \\ r . Horn, president of tihe col- ^ l“firo, and Anion G, Carter chairman of tlie board.  CONGRESS READY  ctim*. j  íí:,?< 5!í " < -' , tano*», Á'few dollar« wlJI.not uried Itarttf«*' 1 «*» J’ 0 ». bit*Witt HHnr joy and! I vt’tl« own i happiness to oth«rs»  liapplness to others*  Plenty Art Needy  SOLQNS ASSEMéLE IN CAP PRfÖR TO OPENING OF SI S SION ON MONDAV  COYOTES BEATEN  Ranger Romps on Conquerors if lf*R - »i'Vesterners ta Tune of  I    I .V.^'...--^ f  ITALi WICbJ ^FALT.K. Te¿i.4iáA. 4.\  -..... "on )e.t;i*  one hid.’’  Praf*ra«t»al B-qHtu Th<* oianae in tne Pear! Hnb«'r con  Get Park Abctract  The ¡ib«t r;u*t for fbe additional limd |iurohu»e*d for the park hiid'twen paess-e I on by city fUtorney tt L. Kb-tt, and  tntet which «ave th • Pan • Am *r!e#»n j It* »pprem« hy the eommltudon placea Interest “preferenti*! right»«' on «‘»‘hi the (met in line for Immediate d«ve|. landü In the Klk Hill«, C«»lf . navi I re* | opinent, akhotmb ih«* improvement will it«rv* as ml|tbt thereafter be ««{»enee, |o ¡  rArr |«>(| ,,n Mniduelly.  IntxInR by the then eeeretavy of tl>»* i Dii® f<> ,m-,<rvtty of labor at the pres*  it  WIFE SHOOTS HUSBAf*  Louiafan» W»i*«gii Sends Man Wcftnan Companion to Ho*pital After Auto Chase  nb *^.s yon have occasion <0 cheek ufv on the condition of tins poor you ! will ne*f appreol.ite their needs. Vet, j those who have done this know that the *• are families rlpbt now who need for? 4  ' in some homes there is pn c f >al,’«nd with the coming- of the fjrM real cold we-*!her there - will Iwh Intense «ufftfrlpffj We have a few aj?ed covsple« who 1  ’ ‘vd food and elothlnn. and the (’he«*r Ftind mean lit' to them. Afore than J-5 families wero helped J»M t.'hrlntmnii.  >i3«nta t.'l.Hti* will visit Lubbock in a«» than three weeka, but unU‘»a ‘»odfellows In thin rity'jjet btisy nnd tnd In their dnnationH, many children III be passed up. An empty stock-  SI!REVEF'OItT, Ln . I>ec I íí^-An automobile chast' of u pair of alleged lovers «tided In a .Vmpltai today after Mr«. T. !.. Kniitb. infuriated wife of one of the pair, «hot down her hus-  ìlnterJor, Full, a* retarded at. that time  um „ „„ ¡„.count of hwveatlnK the} hand and bis oomimnlon. Mm. L H mit unimportant, «aid Robt.«>\i    cottoti crop it iina •    - •  Admiral ïtobUon wan on the nUimt j bv the comtninihton to delay fora time  been deemed wlee, simmun*. at V'lvlsn near here. The  throughout «he en tin* »hört e*¡4¡< n I oda y H la examination watt dlrer.t-by Hogan ta th* defenae conte»-ion that Mie navy department'« part the taurin* nejjtoiiatlom» preeiudetl H ponaihttity eonapiracy between fall and Dob*ny .a» charged by the Invernmenc. His direct examination _jid not b««n comfdeted when court ¿a Jour ned unti! Monday morning.  flVC MEXICANS HILO FO« '  “LltTLt JUAREZ” AFFRAY  Ktve Mexican« were arr»>»ted in “Uttle    lata Saturday after*  noon by CW*tf May and hi« officer», after « ahoottnff aempe in which no one wtu» Injured All five are chant-ed with being'ttfunli. and one with be-Ins Involved in the «hooting. One stray bullet went through a chundi building In th® ««counter.  O.UBSOCK CROWOSO  WiTH CHRItTMA« SHOPPERS  There were more people In Lubbock Saturday afternon than on ony other day this* weanon. Htreets ware filled with cur a, and it waa next to tmpav«!-bl« to find parkin« «pac« (vnywhore near the bunitu*«« aoetlon. Merchant« report heavy w»le«, especially thoae who handle ChrUtwaa wood«, for pan-.Me were ahoI>J>in>i' rather thau luok-Ua* about.  USE YOVR BRAINS  IN CHOOWNC vouai PRESENTS ME AS YOW INC WEO-FOR THE THE  ini pin veinent of the park, but thin will utiirt within the next ninety day», it WHH Kill el  The tract I» north of the city, juat e»#t of the I'b'itiview hlKhway on which iH foe*«ted the Tumid«. N jkmjI that baa been taken over by the city. Purchase of the property waa approved by the commit;«!«» some time 0150,  ARMY WEAKENED  Hina* Saya Reduction “Merita Sartoua Conaidaration”; Formar Chief of Staff Make« Report  WASHINGTON, Dec. I m —With only M.S per cent of the officer« and S.] per ccnt of the enlltited men avail* able. In tho reKUlnrw, national KUartl and onfanlzml reaerve« to carry out the «is field arrny maor mobilization plan eontemplated by the national defen «0 «ot of lHau, the situation "merit» the nioat «eriou« consideration", Major General John I*. Iflnea, former chief of »tuff, declared In hia laitt annual report Progrttaalve reduetltmn and cur-tailmnnta In the atrenirth.of the reicu-lar anny since 1920, «aid the report, made public Saturday, have lirouitht jiboiii 'an Inevitable weakenlnii" «f the mobilisation structurfe as ‘important atruta" h*v«> been loppeu off.  two were »erioualy hurt, Mra v  Smith wan arrested on a eharsre of shoot fntr with nltent to kill and in beinjf held pending the outcome of the injuries.  QUASH HALL BILLS  Charge* of Muni»* cf Piihr *n Sgrri* erville Are D    Against  Four Hald  SOM KB VILU0, X De^t 4 UP)— Mrs. / tt r nces Steven« • Iia.ll. her brother-'., Henry and Wlfjle Stevens, and their csoualn. Hen.'V'Cafpended. today were eleju. d of alt .    in connection, with the slay!  Kdwafd W. Hall and Mill«. Th« men were Jail and tjha ball of remitted. Mr*. Hall a were acquitted ’ • de,, , r, so far as a child I* concerned, i«i the mur d« r  M Mrs. Mil a trngffdy. You have plenty—your J ^i C t men ts quashed toiJav * were those chlJdren will be remembered, but what ; t .|, arp(nc  them with the killinc of Mr. about others? Can you fully <'njoyj HaU (md lh<3 c0U nts ntrnlnst Carpend-  FALL IN VAT  Ranear Man Sealdad Whan They Are Immaraad in Boiling Water in Cheat?»**!*Smith Plant  RANOßn, Texas, Dec. 4 (Æ^—Snm llitlin, 40, chief engineer at the» plant ! of the Ohe*tntìt»0mith corporntlon Is in n boapital here late tonight of scaldini; water at the plant earlier in the day and J. U C'rabb who alao feil Into the vat I* in a «ertoti* condition.  LOTS OF LIKKCR LOOSE  There wn* plenty of liquor tn Lubbock S&tut'day and both the county and city Jail* were comfortably fttlod before midnlsht. Officer» «ay moat of the victim* war» drlnklntt moon-Mhiite corn, thouKh mcuic  w Jake" and extract were found.  COULDN'T DRINK ’*MO  CORPUS CHIWHTI, T«*., Dec. 4. W —Gut« Comstock remain* coffa* drink-in» champion of. the worid—at lea« ao  of , Corpua , »»called  wa M ouihi  far am a.  ÏS3W  .» «. *!»• ,*W. wo**  v‘ <. V "    ‘ •"   A ’* v ¿' 'V'' ‘‘Vii  l j 'Vr 11 ; * ^ ■ '  FLOYD SAFE STOLEN  Bttrflier* Carry FiUin* Station Money Boa Seven Mila* Into the Gauntry  (Rpeoial To The Avalanche-Journal) FliOYDADA. Dec. 4 —The Magnolia flllln« station here wna robbed Thura-day night of approximately H00 in. oa#h and Heveral check*. A am alt ttafc waa carried, about seven mite* cast of Fioydada where it waa almo*t totally wrecked and left in the edffe. of a lar«e lake. Hherlff j. n. Maddox and C. Y. Garter, owner of the atatlon, went out and got the *afe and aeveral valuable paper*. No clewa have been d («covered todate.  NALL WINS CAB SUIT  Rd*ar I. HaJi, who a year or so a*o waa, inured by a Yello wCab car, and who Inatltuted «ult, wa* given a velrdict and |6<ty damage* in <M Ant** rlllo co.ujft last weak. It i.i under-stood H«. wtU accept (ho verdict.  RE ELECT HOUSTON MAYOR  IfjpUfiTOÍfv Dec. 4, W—Mayor Oa-car F. ïf^tombe apparently waa re* à fourth term by a wide elfcUon ata*«4.. a  service i« to be rendered If you know that all about you there la squalor, sorrow and ne»»d Ko, we think not. and that is ju«t why we are sure that the 1327 ('beer Fund will be tho lare-e*t ever subscribed in this .section.  Food Firat  The rule« this year will be the «ante as employed lust 'weanon: The money will lie spent for clothing, food, mcrl-icine, and what in left over will go to buy toys for the unfortunate.«.  The Cheer Fund editor wiil put 'n several hours a «lay from now until t’luistmas, investIpatln i worrh;/ people.  !  vt he must have the oo-operut'cn ■of the gcperal public if th» j reufs.“t »erybje ;s to -be rendore I. I you know of a poor family Set via hear from you. Give details as to age, numb->r In I he family oral what articles are needed.  liiat year several good women of Lubbock ineatly aided 'n making the Cheer Fun I campaign a nuccess*. and it j* the hope of the editor that they will render similar .service thia .year.  The campaign will op-u Monday mornlnur at S o'clock nnd will cloa«j on th© evening of December 'M. T)o not delay, hut send In your subscription* at once.  or, nccusltjg' him of the log.  double Hhiy-  BIVENS BACKS COPS  Amarillo Mavor Says I nd* cimenta Against Policeman ProF*ptarf by ‘‘Spit«/’  $HOPPINS DAS TILL  ISTMAß  ! )*ví>vm }'j|    WÖ <'•>  »*• .    ‘JÎît*ÿ vt**"'   u Ví w  ■ »/if  AMARILLO, Texan. Dec 4' (iPt— Mayor I^ee Bivina today defended,' the record of the Amarillo police department and.aswerted that the f^ur in-d«etmenta returned »train«! Chief of Police Charles Blackwell/ .md t other members of the departtnqnt,' was prompted fl»y "spite,"  GIRL CLUBBED TO DEATH  Inquest Show« How Clara OI*on Oiad;  Latter from Lovor Is Found ! on Her Body  PRAIRIE DU ('H1EN. Wls.^ Dec. 4 (JP)—Clara Olaon was clubbed to death physician« testifletl today. btf>rc a coroner'« inquest after an uut >p*y o\ sr her body, ! found Thursday in a hlli-alde gravfi near the home of her missing lover.  A lotterj found today on the body or Clara Ol*on at an autopsy.was the last nieH*u£e to her from her tnf**lnK sweetheart and is of a “aenaational nature”, DiKtrlct Attorney O. S, Kuril nald tonight.  NERVIEST THIEF STEALS  COP’S COAT AND BILLY  (By the Associated Pres*) WASHINOTN, Dec; ■i.’-^-TO Hlbimehta i.ud purpo.s<*,s Congrcs.« assembled ♦»•»? nlfiht for a three motithn se.ssioti, s..,* though the formality of banjiiiiK the travel ‘-ruling a five month lecess will not take place until Monday at noon.  The 'senators ..71 d rcpre.sentat!vck are nei\rly all here: they have been doing the thlnfrs tno.st necessary to pe-l through the executive program' for .several days in ju-lvMe and unofficial conferences outside the lepl«-lative chambers, in restaurants, in offices, and elsewhere.  Business Keynote Business will he the keynote after an early a\Ijournn»>*nt on Monday and Tuesday out of respect for members who have di(?d during the recess. President Coolidge’s messi'-^es are expected to be read on Tuesday, and most of the remainder of the week will be given to a consider,-vtlon of the trcas-ury-postoffloe appropriation bill.  One of the first thlnps expected is the bringing up of the Geneva treaty ph>hlbitiu£ the* use <>f poisoned Ras, which ¡k favored by Chairman Borah <*f the foreign relations- committee, ml the states department and which is being opposed vigorously by the Ani-erican ieatrue and other*. Prohibition enforcement bill«, modification bills, coal strike bill*, and bills wffocting every interest of American life will pour into both house« in the meantime.  FIRE AND WATER  Excited Bather Call* Fire Truck* When Smoke of Trash Burning Floats Pa*t His Tub  m  Itanser'hts.'i «ehool outclassed WJcti-•Ita f^ail* 'h*?re this e^iilntr. 21 to O^.tn *£  n’er the f'cml-final round of the Ulil* (' #* vei>-ity of Texas interscholn*tlc leit$tt* ' '* riice. The Bulldog« out played tKa Coyotes in every phase of tho Rant* '■ and deserved their victory. Lad by the great ball carrying and kicking of Buster Mills, the invading team played practically the entire game, in Wichita Falls territory, regi*terlng 12 flndt downs to four for the home club.  A crowd of (»,000 witnessed the con» test.  TO TAX DANCES  $25 Fee Muat Be Paid .for Pubfio Terpsichorian Revels, 9ay City . Official» Saturday  Public dancen to which admission i* charged will be taxed IS5 in the futura in Lubbock, in accordance with ail ordinance which has been on the book* of the city for some time but whkstp bn* not been enforced, Chief of Poll«! T. E. May said la$t night. Prlvat« dance« are not to be taxed. The tax must be paid to the city tax collector before the dances are held, Chitf May ¡¡aid.  The fir© department answered h call to the 2400 block of 20th street at 11 o’clock yesterday-. morning, then the alarm proved falwe, A num. at home alone, wa,s taking a bath, when he noticed considerable smoko blowing over his house. 11e raised tip for a moment, decided his garage wa* on fire, and. telephoned an alarm.  It I« presumed that he began getting Into his clothes, for when the fire truck arrived he was on the street. The tnnoke cante from a nearby trash pile.  FACES BIGAMY CHARGE  Man Hold Hore for Swindling Got Tulia for Trial a* HuatMMMt of Two Wivaa  U  Frank .J Terry, who ha* bean è5w*-*’ fined in the Lubbock county jail, for the past three month* on a *W(tl4MnX charge, waa taken «0 Tulla ^NatUntey afternoon, by Hherlff T, H. WaitMÌ*%f Swlnher county to face a biganty chnrge in district court next wwMt, , After thè SwiKhetv county comi hai completed hi.s case he'will b* TOtUrQad to Lubbock to face the swWwè charge when court reconvene* In uary.    ‘  The Swlaher complaint chargaa tWtft Terry ha« a wife in Santa jF*,'  !  Mexico, and that he took a aactaktl wife In thia Htate a few montha'AgOi*  ......................................' V  - * > 1. ,  PUT UNDER PEACE SOHO ■'  SO HIS WIFE CAM WMHK’  A Lubbock man who inalatatdi^ thèt he could make, a living, and pro«»  Lubbock's nerviest thief yesterday. Hwlpad aw overcoat from Patroleman John l«m|»n4« nnd didn’t even leave the office*** billy.  The thejftuwa* mude lata Saturday afternoon W)»||e the officar wa* escorting a quqrttt of drunk* to jail. He took off h|a ¿¿at and put It In his car and whenj Mé . returned, tan minute* later. It wa* »one. J 1 *« officer hated to lose hlj*< «oat,, hut the “biUy’ maan« even more.  BEN LEE.BOYNTON'S  CHRYSLER WAS INSURED]  Ben Lee Boynton’* Chrysler car, stolen laat. week in Mom phi», wa* insured, Mr. Boynton *uld yesterday, following publication of a story in tho Avalanche to the effect that it waa not insured. The Avalanche information came from a reliable source, but Mr, Boynton had not returned, to Lubbock and Ue information,/which was-in erro*,-, was not then ’«abject to con-flrmatlon' by him.  to do mo without-hi* wife's assUyatfl*. Ik now enjoying freedom-under * peace bond, ilia wife had been iwqriitik lng. but he made her quit and tl ened to do plenty to any peraoipk gave her another --¿oh. HI* were very forceful»’ rather lou<$* ’ neighbors told the cop«.  4.,«.^g«. T   ■**- WWW »We   r     r s f tr - ^  f     ^     i> ' »  /'<; ’. u•<,     ,l '*i , *, ¡.»ix * ^¡-jíJú  :   MEXICAN COP APPOINT  ''I4tt4el .Tuaroz*' iap't the V place on earth—maybe not the iou*n-est Pia*» in Lubbock, but Chlaf J4ay docili«!,, Saturday tlnat. a.vlísá#¿^; policeman, wa« nocewsiiry if peàoe safety wet« t» he exjw’ted   

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