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   Lubbock Sunday Avalanche Journal (Newspaper) - December 12, 1926, Lubbock, Texas                                 TWO BIG PAPERS IN ONE EVERY SUNDAY MORNING  : r $i  ,, , , -4.^ s ¿y ^ , ■  OOVUS THC «**!■  SOUTH PLAM f; ^ ^  =5  j vV  VOL. 5. NO. U  LUBBOCK, LUBBOCK COUNTY, TEXAS StJNDAV, DECEMBER 12, 1926  <*> MKAN8 “BY ASSOCIATED PRESS"  MOODY’S STENOGRAPHER HELD AS GIRL  HEAPS OF PENNIES SWELL FUND TO BRING CHRISTMAS TO POOR  MSS BRADLEY & CHARGED WI BANK  CHEER JARS ARE South Plains Cotton, Spun and Woven at Tech Plant, BIGGEST AID TO to Clothe Dr. Horn When He Talks to Legislators OLD SANTA CLAUS ■?—il    m™..«:,------COLLEGEMTlLEVoung Bandit Itert  Pleads for Death  $10 04 EMPTIED FROM ONE  PINT BOTTLE IN | n* ■ «j • n t j  elk cafe Picks Man s rockets  Freak Explosion IDALOU HIGHWAY  LABOR CONTRIBUTES  BARBERS PLAN TO GIVE! ONE HOUR’S PROFITS  TO CHARITY  - i  Organized labor expressed its ap- I  profil of the Avalanche-,lournasrl Christmas Cheer Fund. Sniurdav. whtn the se^n-tary of the Lubbock j Tvfw.ifr»nhSi'»î unloft No. SS*. bunded I th« cheer «editor a check for *10 Umt I year the various labor unions of the ! city eontnbuU'd more than    and  th»n> I» «»very reason to expert thi«t working men of the eiiy wit! do as well this year  The bl#rgM«t man in Lubbock. nrhos« name f* withheld at Ms request, a l«o hamlet In 15 SMurday, but the largest single contribution came out at the ; Cheer Fund jar sf«*fone«1 at the Klk ■Cafe, JFor when l? wna opened Kattir- ; day nfiorncMin it < ont. .sip.i jvs<t Ü9.ÛÎ. I  :  There were 17 other jars in ttio city, I were not *<» we if patronlared, j  J|P* figure* will show. However, the  5 *teat llttlp »Urn at 923. St wa* uken I torn the ji.Tv They wsll not be open* j Again until «"hrlsfm«» nnd some of I  NKW YORK, Dec. 11 (/ft—Résidents of thP lower West Side were giving manholes a wide berth today after a freak explosion that threw a woman up in th«> nir. lore the trousers half off « man and pi eked hl« pockets of 150,  Three manhole cover«, their vonis sealed by «now and fre, blfw up at a street intersection Mr«. Mildred Conrtelly was stami -Ing ors one cover at che tithe of th** explosion She wan tossed I ft f.>et in thi* nir and severely bruised.  Robert Craig was near another of the ascending discs and tin? blast ripped off. the right side of bi« fro users. turn«! the pocket inside out «nd frisked ¡»wav with hi» roll. The torn trousers were east back to the street but, the money faffed to reapjM*ar. Craig was treat«! by an ambulane« «surgeon for njrtonishmeftt «nd left for his tailor'll.  BY STATE BOARD  LUBBOCK COUNTY’S THIRD LINK OF HARD SURFACE ROAD OK’D  PROVISOES MADE  To Arrive Soon  E. W. Provence, Who Will Be Tech Business Manager, Takes Post Wed.  THOMS DOWN FOR TAX REDUCTION  Subscription* to th« Avalanche-JeúrnaI ChrUtnraf Ch»«r Fund up uirW i o’clock Saturday mnirsj *• follow»:  i$ mm  -    2J0  ,    100  I    1000  ,     ;  it»  .    400  ,    2 60  ,    25U!  Bslsnet «fiS Ihsntf ......  f. f. ____________:  <». W. tHínó*®*» .......   1  Tyiwcrsphissi Uftton No.  Mr*. J. N. Nisi«# .....  [ ^#Sh :. »-■* ~    .« ....  'J0H. Raloh Mtwn Christm«« Ch««r 4«r* ..  TOTtL ....__________  ♦15041  Mr. amé Mr». F. W. N*w*tí. Mr». t. A. Whit* and J, O Quick |#r«utf«t Ifi feundl»» of cfothîng.  le dealer« tmy they are koIhk to have I lient ftttt ;.*î tht time. M«yor rink !<- i trriMb «Étya that hti rtwtomer« *t j KIJc t'^le «re about the to*»*? Hb**r-1 bunch In t-nUh^-’ k, and a rejoili ►t*y haw tlmriKH the pint j»r for one  RIGHT OF WAY ROW MUST BE SETTLED HERE  Pl.inw and specifications on Lubbock county'« third link of hard sue- (  face highways, involving stut« hiKb-j way No. 52, from Lubbock to th<> j county Mpp jiiHt beyond Idnlou, wer« I approved by tho Htnie HiRhway Com* mi»xion Saturday, with thf- proviso that necessary right-of-way i>o spfur. ed. Hcrordinpr to advices recolvrd -it the ■•ffict» of County Judfce Chan. Nor-dyko from 1». P. Oarrett. n»Kiden! engineer of this county who is in Austin with the plans.  The Htate also 1« ready to prow.l wl»h I'vtfai procedure leading to (>o-Kinninjr of conslruction work on the went end of No. &3, and to pay its «tlptllsti^    the hard s*urface  program, provided the county pay» for the >rrade and drainage construction except for 1500, it was learned. This 1» the fourth project in the county, and involves the Brownfleld road to the county Hne, Ko action has bt»en ta,kejt by the Commissioners Court on the proposal pending receipt of more definite Information re*«rdin& Use project,  fH9ht»of'W*y Not S«cur*i<  The necessary rtsht*of-way for the As * r**u!f. by ;» strictly t»arc>' voto, j«m end of the project, X.ubbock to the *>ommltiec adopted a nWffon to»WttSoU, I»«« nut yet been secured, peiid-Ut*1« ail revenue ufoposs^s H car- *nf furthw dsvelopmcnt of * contro Hed after hriof but sharp debate h w d (  v<y r*y between two ¡croup* of Lubbock brouirhf out that th« iw^iddeM** #uiH c «* fit y    9 r ’»’ # r ' >u P »^k-  irenifion would be mciuded am«»; thosi*  in K ™  ,,uv#>  *»»«* deslffnation made over to b* tucked awiy into „ l»^i»I»tion  th( ' °W  ruut, ‘  Ulf>  experiment sta-.  n  j tr  j ft     J tion, and the other aceklnir to hav«»  Tftw iwnn* that undrr' existine Mw.!‘ h **  hanl  " urftM! ;     d  l  ralB ?f < r d   ■ iver « portion of the Plain vie whl>?h-  ¡COOLIOGE TAX CWCOIT PLANS DISAPPROVED «Y Û. O. P.  COMMITTEE  <By thf» Associated Press) WAHHIKOTOIS’, Dec, ij—Thumbs •were dffWn by the republican membership of the house ways and means tensínftíiN* tc^aÿ on a ts»x ro*iuctlon b'emlation includine Pr^díeot Cool-fax rredl? plan, for the i>resent on.  the treasury surplus will bo applied 1    .    ,    ,, .  i h* , t u:<y, thono«j pant at the railroad trcs-  *  P  "* 'J .«!»*. parelio! to the Cro^ljyton branch  j of the áantn Fe.  The de«l|tmition over the route due  ToXji;-« T*’ch*s new businfqa- man-tiifcr will .iirlvc tumwrriw or Tuesday prviMrrfliwy tff* taklrnr fti'Pr tlu* r»*fnv ‘it his office on f>ec(>mber 15, ProHirlcnt f « ";il' *Horu announced ycMtcr<lay. An audit is being ma.de oh- the school's books in the present time-and at its ctm-clunlon Mr Provcneo, formerly buKinea^ manager of Baylor uni» vorslty, Waco, Will inhume his duties.  to reduction of the public end of the fit*c«l year. Juno 30.  I    Demos Lo*« Fight  j Such dt*po*uion «run re^commcndod ; by the president «* alternattw for ta*  rfe* thsl     v and plan to fill It  |0 th* hrhn.  The jar* at the efcurt hou»e wero td*  ^jwlooked, bat likely after jsv»*  _ » »r <*f th«4r rt*es they feel they j ”' A ^thi r  clear cut :j|r# tm |MM>r to fcfvl <0 others, so they ? ps#a <h« pars hy. L*m than a dollw  credit- In his me»««»*» to congress I he efftimar»"d the nurplun at 1383.000,* j WO whib* democrat« ftave plne^d it m »5tw.oM.Md.  [Kirty Hneup remove by Repersent»tlvo fîar-i »‘Ar, at Texaw, rittikin« minority on  was taken from one of them, and an-1 commttte«*, to hold hearlnjfs ort the other roBiained Î# e*nts.    . isas/KiO.OOa dennvrratic tax reduction  ••rbses i» Cliv«    f  WJl   The people «r# Lubhock v « whol<>, t    __ __   • re thorowirhly nr* used t their duty.)  **><f most of th«ln are pliuinmg to make WOMAN WINS GUN FIGHT  this a t;hrm( mas tm the masses ra  her than th# clauses. The inana*e-*nt of the Hotel barber «hop stated iff day ihwt on nest Wednesday rnfrt*, beiweer» the hours of & a. m, d I t rh. that all the money taken at (hat shop woujd be five« to the r fund, ft Is thoueht that » num-of other ah«>ps will follow suit, year every onion barbw »hop In city  r to*k iwtrt and some I<10 was ne<J mm to the ehe«r fund editor.  will not be possible for the adltor •e« all the barber* in th»* city, so asks ;hat those who wish to aid let know at the «irliest pcmstble cnt so th*t proper arinounc*ment ha cohimns of the paper may he ,de. Ani amithsr thlnf., w*. prom* j not tf solicit fund«- just leave It up to th« public *0 do and givs as it might ass fit.  W<* undervt^nd that certain Sunday schools and Sunday school cUn»e* will  S^CHWl»TMA«^laCR'V«'^ a  Oklahoman Slain in Pistol Duel WHh Mrs. Ellis Hebh» on StrMtt a# Perry  PKRRY, Okla.. Dec. 11 <^Pi —A woman’s aim wa* more deadly, and Bill Dearborn, 5<t. was dead tonight as the result of a sun fight on the main street this evening with Mrs. Kills Hobbs. 30 The duel was fought around Dearborn'» autotnoblle. width was parked on th« street. Wit naan»» said Mra. Kohha ppoduoeti a pistol and started oshpting after ignoring Dearborn’s demands Mutt ah»» mter the car. Dear* horn "took an automatic pistol from fcls car, «nd emerging from the opposite side, opened fire.  MEXICO ON GUARD  Troubla Espastad At Municipal Else timi, 'As Tedsy Is Also Halisat On« sf Vssr  .east out- at Lubbdfek would turn-in a northeasterly direction just beyond the canyon, Interesting- the old highway at th* northwest corner of the experiment station holdings, and on northeast to *t point on the Crosby ton railroad, thence parallel to and on the south »Id« of the railroad to the county line.  Parallels Dsnvsr  This latter route will parallel the Denver railroad, both this side and lM»yond the experiment station for nome distance, but according to present surveys of the highway and the railroad, the two will be approximately 800 ftiet apart. This fact has caused sow# complaint on the part of property owners on the route, but backers of the route say that this handicap can overcome by changing the survey on either the railroad or highway to tiring them into close proximity.  Backer« of the other route counter with the assertion that theirs is a more logical route, and that the right« of-way c*n he secured at mueli less cost to property owners. Pinal decision in the matter .according to Judge Nordyke, must he made by the state department.  OPPOSE COTTON COTROL  «2  l^ee Cent of East Texas Farm Leadsrs Dsn’t Want Leáis» latían 6. of C. Say»  ‘“'liCiN^VI^r,' Texas, Dec. 11 Uft~~ Klghty-two per cent of the agricultural and business leaders In Bast MEXICO CITY Dee. il (/P»—Soldiers Texas, whose opinion hag been re-  BOOZE RAH) NETS FIFTEEN GALLONS  COUNTY OFFICER» HOLO MAN ON A CHARGE OF POSSESSING RYE  Fifteen gallon» of perfectly «ood rye whisky mid a liberal sample of mash were found at the home of 11, M. Walton, 10 rnile*t southwest of Lubbock. Deputies Vemlfee Ford and J. T. Williamson said after they raided ihe premises early Saturday morning. Walton was brought to Lubbock and held in the county jail on a charge of possession of liquor.  Officers had been watching the place for some” time, waiting" until they werte sure they would find plenty of evidence. Mr. Ford said there was only one barrel of mash on hand at the time of the raid, hut that six emiity mash barrels were found at a point nearby. The whisky was found in two large oak kegs, he said.  ROMANCE OF COTTON FIBRES WILL BE SHOWN AT AUSTIN  TO ADVERTISE TECH  54 BOYS WILL CARRY HOME FABRICS THEY HAVE WOVEN  A ten yard roll of gray cotton cloth wait« in the office of E. \V. Camp, In charge of the textile department of the Texas Technological colic, for the scissors and the needles which will transform it into a suit of clothes for President P. W. Horn.  Dr. Horn will wear the clothes to Austin to appear before the legtsla* ture clad in cotton raised, ginned, spun and woven on the South Plains, and thinks that this fact will add weight to hi« request for ratification of-the $1,* Tf>O,0O<! appropriation recommended for the college by the board of control.  The cotton from which the cloth, was spun and woven wa« ralHed at Abernathy, Mr. Camp says.  Its a Hard Road Passing through dozens of machines, being beaten, tern, shredded, rollcd-into la its. torn apart again, threshed and subjected to many utruins, the liny spiral fibres of that South Plains cotton come out intact, but cleansed and straightened, to be twisted again Into threads, woven Into cloth of many patterns and texture«, and sdnt’ont'uV advertisement of what the new sehnol In - West Texas is doing. * ‘  1   For not only is Mr. Camp encour-«i-'ing 'he students to work out their own textile patterns and weav > nr-t ticles such as towels and scarfs to ‘ carry home with them for the holidays but he plans, if possible, to present such remembrances as Tech-woven Hoeks to friends of the school.  231 to a Thread Hut before the South Plains« cbt-t«*n graduates in the forth of these mementoes, I? has a. hard course th pursue. The tiny inch long> fibres, of which 231 form an ineh of the tnreAdi used for weaving the ordinary cldth on the college looms, matriculate "as tight spirals and go out straight, literally, a* a string—for they are strings.  v Iiut they never lose their identity. ■- The straight clean little wisp pf cotton which is woven into  FORT WORTH, Dec. 11. OP).— “Let me die—it won't be worth the price of a life."  The "price" for Don Wilson, 17, if he lives, may be nn Invalid's chair i.'.id that the remaining years of his career may be spent in the penitentiary. He knows this. That is why he pleaded with nurses Saturday night at Fort Worth hospital not to try to save his life.  He was shot Friday night while trying to rob N. C. Buchanan, 34.  His brother, J.vck Wilson, 21, was killed in the attempt.  Don freely discussed robberies in which he had participated recently.  Bucti anan, who shot the pair of brother robbers, is suffering from bullet wounds inflicted when he resisted. He will recover unless complic&'tions arise, hospital attendants said.  HABEAS CORPUS REFUSED BUT BOND IS ALLOWED  $2,000 IS LOOT TAKEN  GIRL REPORTER” INTERVIEWS BUDA BANKERS THEN LOOTS BANK  JUDGES TO ASK MARRIAGE LAWS  WOULD REQUIRE CERTIFICATE OF HEALTH AND THIRTY DAY BANNS  (By Associated Press)  AUSTIN, Dec. 11.—When state' prosecutors declared charges against her had been filed in connection' with the Ruda bank robbery, application for writ of habeas corpus in behalf of Miss Rebecca Bradley, university graduarte and stenographer in the office of Governor-elect Dan Moody, was dismissed late tonight by district judge J. It. Hamilton before a crowded court room.  Miss Bradley was arrested scleral hours ea-rlier by officers searching for the "flapper bandit” who loote£ the Farmers National bank of Buda of nearly $2,000 Saturday afternoon after forcing two men into a vault.  Habeas corpus hearing brought by Miss Bradley’s mother, Mrs. Ora.ce E. Bradley, were heard at a district court cession held shortly before Saturday midnight. Texas university students who know the accused girl were In the  See TECH TEXTILE Pses 2,  TO ARGUE MELLETT CASE  Trial for Murder of Canton, Ohio, Ed' ito? Will b» Laid Before Jury Monday  ore»resting upon their arm« in barracks throu«ttont the federal district, saloons are closed and the carrying of arms toy civtllun* has been for-bidden as part of the elaborate precaution# taken by th» authorities to prevent poaalMa trouble at the municipal etnetJena tomorrow. Political feel Inc has been running high and tomorrow I« also Guadalupe day. the holiest of th« year for Mexican Catholic«,  ANTICIPAT** CHRItTMA»;  LANDS IN CITY JAIL  Ltibbqek was rather quiet last night and oitì* on© anrsat was mild«. One wan, un*|»ia to wait until Christmas, cofttfumsd ^ annual allotment of liquor duriniTlhe day. asid in the evening was aiv«n a: In th« olty jail.  OLU* »*&»$»¥ jltfoOW  vofP*  ¡quested) are oppoaed to fartsiatH-fe control of cotton acreage, the East Texas Chamber of Commerce announced here today.  The organisation aent queatlon-naiiwe fo 48 counties and received about 1^000 replies. Only 1« l*?r cent* of the»# favored the soil conservation law.  nwm t  Ibmai» go* ijsahy  Mah C»nvl»ted sf Slay ¡«iff, Oaster  I ¿MfHwr Ota«»»  GKOHO|S    11 m  Mtueryi    to^,«te  years In! IHrl|Kw» for th* d«ith of Dr. J. A. nimsey, lathis physician, fol* lowing    trial In district  PRISONERS ESCAPE  St. Louis Jailbirds Beat Jailer, Com• mander Autemebil» and Get Away Clean  ST- LOUIS. Dec. 11 (;P>—Seven prisoners In the St. Lou I* county jail at Clayton, a suburb, held on charges Including murder and robbery.-’escape ed late today sifter brutally assaulting Deputy Sheriff Rudy IJaumer, acting deputy, 'he was knocked’ un-oonscioua by a blow on' the head. The jail delivery is the fourth since 1922.  Three of the prisoners overpowered a motorist near the jail*icnd 1W In his automobile. The olhpr four fled.'on  CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 11. (/P)—Aftsr six months’ Investigation into this’ murder of Don it. Mellett; Canton editor. the state Monday will lay its case before, a jury in common pleas court.     s  ,  Prosecutor C, l-l. McClintock. In hiH opening argument, will tell the jury that" he - seeks to prove that Patrick Kugene UtcDcrmott, first of three co» defendants to be tried, was an underworld hireling who joined In the counter attack Of organized vice agalnsl the editor's crusade.  the Associated Press)  FOHT WORTH, Texas. Dee. 11 — proposed laws tightening the marital relationship in Texas will be submitted at the next "Session of the legislature, under resolutions adopted •today by district judges of Texas as j ¿heir ' two-day convention closed.  The resolution relating to marriage which will be embodied in a legislative bill, would require that banns or notices be published, or posted in I u public place 30 days before the date of marriage. Certificates of the -Health of the contracting parties -Would be required as well a a further data concerning the history of the contracting parties. The resolution was presented by Judge llorton B. Porter, of Hillsboro.  As *.* Divorce  The proposed law on divorce, also to be submitted to the next legislature, was presented by Judges J. E. Ward, of Cleburne and Bruce Young Fort Worth. The resolutions are limited to divorces sought on the ground of cruelty. Neither party to the divorce suit would be permitted to marry for !2 months and the prohibition, against numiafie would luat five years for the party at fault. The decree on the close of the hearing would be an Interlocutory one, hot final for 12 months. For its violation, the offender would be punishable the Name as in biKamy cases.  If the party at fault should marry before the end of five years, he would be punishable the same as for bigamy.  Both’ resolutions were adopted unanimously.  SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Dec. 11.MP) —Attorney General Dan Moody had little to say tonight concerning the arrest of Miss Rebecca Bradley, a stenographer in his office In Austin, on robbery charges.    / *• Moody said that Miss BradleV had been recommended by a friend after she had applied for work and 8  that he had told his office manager to ffive her a position if she wai competent, as there happened to be a vacancy in the office at the time. He said that he had seen very little of her. but that she had always seemed to be very efficient.  FOUR PARDONED  Governor Ferguson Lots Another Quar-tst Out of Prison *n Tims for Chriatmss Dinnsr  TO EXHIBIT WORK  Mamml Trainino Exhibit» Will St SK»wn Patrons of High School Nsat Thursday and Fridsy  AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 11 M*)—Four toll pardons and a parole wore granted Saturday by Governor Miriam A. Ferguson.  • Full pardon«: Bryan P. Jones, Hays county, murder, five to 99 years: J. C. Martin, Collin county, murder, five t 20 years; Ed Goodman, Taylor County, liquor, one year: Frank Clark, Jofferson county, tlqudr, one year. ,  -, KKW . plosion  story factory qi  • jufro T ‘  degioWed ' Uto two  court hars; ftattfrds7  NfW>  Tomm* patrolmah  new trial  SHIP BLOWS UP  Two Msn. Hurt. As Tanksr ^CfipliMsi in Nsw York Harbor; Just Ar* t rivsd from Beaumont"  NKW YOHK. Dec. iro*V-A 's^r|«s of; explosions aboard the oil tanker Agwisun anchored in ’ Buttermilk channel off Brooklyn ^ toni«ht shook. Now York harbor. Two m^n wejptt seriously Injured. Fifteen men of the crew of 3M were aboard» the vessel at th« tints, but due to the alertness ot Thor Ur age, oiler, they all encapod. a ;fsw, received injuries. The bo*it i"eoent. ly arrived from Beaumdnl,  Students of the manual trainlng'"d*V partmont of the Lubbock high 1 school plarv an exhibition on Thursday aaft Friday, December 1« and 17, PatMtkS of tho school and othera are Invltod to be present on either or both of tM day a. from 9 o’clock in th* roorttlW until S in the afternoon. * \  All women who will bring a square board, either pine or hardwood. 'WlIf 1  be given a cake board.. GMavisilt'  : ho-given small rolling pins, while boys will bo- given police billy clubs,' • - 4  ^  9T8MS DALLAS  Armod MOn Snsteh SUM From ÜUm* dry Cmptsyos SaturSkiy. in Dallas  ' CAN BUY CAR UCENSES  T#x Csilsster Holland All Set Nsw to Issus Green and Whits Auto-mohils Plstss  * If you have the cash you may now purchase: your 1927 car license plates, for Tah Collector I, Holland, has an ample supply on hand. Lubbock county licenses next year will begin at No. *$B-apl and include No, 651-300,  It may be that there are not 7,000 cars In this county, but thn hlghwey department sent that number of ^Infos' as well as 1,000 truck plates.  crowd that packed the court room.  Refuses Release Judge Hamilton declared that he would not allow Miss Hamilton's release after District Attorney J. D. Moore declared that a, chasfge- of robbery has been filed against her in Hys county.  As soon i.v* Mrs. Bradley heard of the arrest of her daughter, she had an attorney apply for a Writ of habeas corpus, alleging that her daughter was being illegally restrained.  Judge Hamilton made the writ returnable in district court here iirt it p. m. tonight, ordering the sheriff and other arresting officer« to bring Miss Bradley into court.  Taken to San Marcos Before this order could be served, however. Chief of Police Llttlepage, Sheriff \\\ G. Miller :/nd Hanger Frank Hanior with the girl a prisoner, were on their way to San Marcos, south of here, seat of the county in which the robbery occurred.    -i <  When Ji'#re Hamilton convened his court at 11:4& tonight, the district attorney informed him that formot charges of -robbery had been filed against the girl in San Marcos and thii*t she was being held there and could not be brought within  : ‘hls jurisdiction. The judge thereupon dismissed the habeas corpus hearing, Bond Granted At his homo soon h'íter the habeas corpus hearing. Judge O. S. Lattlmor* of the court of criminal appeal», granted 15,000 ball to Miss Bradley.  The bond was made returnable to Judge George CaHioun of th* Bird district court here. If Calhoun approves the signatures on the bond,, th* .21 year old stenographer likely • will be released from the Hays county jtril at San Marcos herore daybreak Sunday. Bond for Miss Bradley*» ¿rotease was *  SosIbUDA ROBBERY Page •   

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