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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper SATURDAY APRIL PAK KUBBER HREATENS AT STINN x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x X m x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x Mobilization Of More United States Marines Ordered x x x x x x x x x x x xx x x x x x x x x x x xx x x x x x x x x x x x x x x DEATH BATTLE SCENE DESCRIBED IN KIRK TRIAL anifesto May Be Sent By Nationalist Asking Evacuation Of AH Fore igners By Universal service April Orders for the quick mobiliza tipn of a third regiment of Marines at San by the navy department were issued today as the Chinese sit uation became more The mobilization is to be complete by the end of next The Marines are ex pected to sail With one regiment in lioneiiroute to San Diego to will make tho third regiment for Far East The mobilization order marked a definite j mination on t men and ships in ChiiEllte ers to demand full protection for American lives and To Re Protected Shortly after orders for the mobilization were Sec retary of State in a formal declared that Amerf dhns in China would be protected tithe He declared that taey would stay in China under the the protection of American war and that their evacuation from China had not been re He announced formally for the first time full cooperation of American military and diplomatic officials with other foreign powers In Decision to make ready another marine regiment for China follow ed a discussion of the gravi ty of the situation between the president and his cabinet this morning and a conference with Secretary of State They had before them long confidential advices from Admiral Clarence commander in chief of toe American aaval forces in Terror Spreads These dispatches revealed that while Shanghai has been apparent ly quiet during the last two the reign of terror for foreigners has spread throughout the Instead of the upheaval being Jlmited to the Tangtse river See Pace 0 Have Any serious objections to the financial Indepen dence and contentment home ownership affords You will find the steps necessary to the pur chase of your horns very easy In fact it is only necessary to select your property through Re porterNews Classified Ads and get in touch the Why not advertise the Property you wish to sell King Ferdinand of Roumania Dying King Ferdinand of Roumania is Latest dispatches from Bucharest said that the king had taken a turn for the worst and a crisis was expected to be faced last His physicians did not believe he would Police and military in Bucharest were said to have all precautions in view of possible disorders which might follow the Annual Publication Outburst In Abilene Ga Blossom Forth Here PAST spreading scandal from three of unknown origin broke the monotony of campus life in three colleges here Friday Startling revelations of the identity of and tri angle in the persons of dignified faculty or student were All were produced in the an nual April fpol publications at Abilene Christian Sim mons University and jMcMurry Some of wise cracks of the edi are others purely Whence the copy of a secret that Is sealed when members are added to the staff and woe to the man that say At McMurry It is The Bloody at Sim Ctft Edi torsat changed The Midnight a name of lour to The Keyhole adding be explanatory publication of the bear low the Official Disciplinary committees of the institutions declare that theseshall be the That means little to the They said it and the year and so San Antonio Fire Fighter Is Killed By The Associated Press SAN April of the San An tonio fire Department was killed beneath the wheels of his own truck here today during a fire Stone had run around the which was moving slowly to con nect a hose to the pumping mech anism of the He leaped from the left etep of the but ap peared to iniss his falling be neath the rear He is sur vived by a one child and four etep Abilene Man Asks Permit To Erect Nolan Dam By The Associated April cation for a permit to erscta over a tributary i to iSweetwater creek in Nolan county for the im pounding ot 100 acre feet of water annually was filed with the slate board of water engineers by Stevenson of Abilene and HHampton of The dam would be four rnileat from Water irooki wed for Ruler Weeps For Exited Prince Bro ther Of Famous Queen Marie By Universal Service April All Roumania is in a state of excitement and suspense over the report of the approaching death of King Fer The kings days are num bered and to the meagre news that could tonight get through the rigid censorship at the king has already lost conscious his death it is said may come at any Added to the intestinal cancer with liver and kidney complica tions there has come influenza with pneumonia in one Since this morning King Ferdi has been kept alive by the administration of The entire royal family with the exception of former Crown Prince Roumanias royal bad is banned from palacer Queen Marie oT a was brought to her fathers bedside on a special train from Former Queen Elizabeth of an other with her as well as Princess Ileana and Prjnce are in This together with the excitement in government and circles is interpret ed to indicate the doctors have little hope his Weeps For Son King Ferdinand at times weeps for his exiled eon and in recent weeks has often expressed his wish to see Prince Carol once but he has invariably met with opposition from the govern ment and the political influence of former Premier who fear that the appearance of Prince revolution in the Extraordinary precautions are reported to have been taken by the police and military to suppress ruthlessly any manifestations hos tile to the unpopular regency coun cil is to rule for the five year old Crown Prince son of Prince Army Mobilized Parts of the Roumanian army have been mobilized and are kept concentrated at the barracks in With the famous Roumanian or secret state police working in closest cooperation with the the belief pre vails in Bucharest political circles that unpopular as is the triumvir ate regency no serious dis orders will take place following the kings death and that between the police arid the army the govern situatlon that may One Two Are In Fall By The Associated Press NEW April man was killed and two others probably when William hurtled 15 floors down an elevator shaft in a building under construction In Brooklyn As Mullonfc made the 170 foot plunge to his he struck Richard of who was working on the top of the elevator cage in the sub both men crashing through the elevator falling on Joseph who working inside the Mullone was dead when fellow workers reached Dettloff and Wade man suffered internal Injuries and Long Island hospital phy sicians aay their recovery to doubt BONDS CALKED April MMATK nCTlRE FAINTED IY WITNESSES FOR KFEISE IEFEIDAMT GOES ON STflHD Essie Frank Spring Surprise With Testimony Of Incidents Leading Up To Tragedy Eight Abilenians Figure In Court Session BY HOWABD Staff April death dealing barks of a the screams of a woman as she sped down a country road one December the moans of another woman as she pleaded to her God for the commands of a man for quiet followed by a silence broken only bythe lively chatter and laughter of Mexicans in a nearby This was the dramatic picture painted today by the defense for the jury hearing the case of Paul charged with story was that told by Elsie Hey and Frank It was related to the jury just before the defendant took the stand to tell his own version of incidents occurring the night Tabors soul flit ted into eternity as the result of an alleged gun battle be tween his and a group of men southwest of near the ARGUMENTS IN TRIAL OF KIRK Wells On Again At Night Session In Sweet water April In the case of Paul Kirk will be completed tomororw morning and arguments will be heard tomorrow attor neys in forecast The defense rested its case to night at Court recessed at with two or three more rebuttal witnesses for the state to be At the opening of the night ses sion Wells was returned to the stand by the Kirk walked state and asked if between you and Tabor on the way to the He said he Miss Johnnie Wells said she did not think she gave testimony read from the rec ords of the Ballinger trial in which she was quoted as stating she heard Kirk and Tabor talking at the end of the gallery the night Tabor was Yesterday she testified she did not hear them for truth and veracity and for be ing a law abiding citizen Is good was given by Jack Cowden and Audie sheriff and tax col all of Midland Runnels county Ballinger August On cross examination each of the witnesses stated that he had not heard of theft charges having been filed against Wells at in Tom Green or that he had been held on a burglary charge Buffalo Gap druggist and former public weigher at over the objections of that Tabor told him five or six days that he would not Join the Ku Klux Klan and that he was opposed to the He declared he had heard Tabor express opposition to tho klari a number of Wells was returned to the stand and stated that the deceased Tabors wife could not attend the trial here because of Orient Bound Marines In Abilene Memories of World War days were fresh Friday when a long troop with China bound scribbled on the passed through bearing 199 men and 11 of tho Sixth United States on their way to San via El A fair No slckneea or Alls ThUr was the messaga of Colonel Charles Steph one of officers Colonel Snyder in com mand of the The men were from Phlladel All federal land bank bonds New York and other 1938 and 1929 were called I Northern and Eastern They today by the Federal Farm will be followed by detachments total Is approximatelylon three other to pass Wells on the night of December Tneafa a womans In dramatic I recognized it as Johnny Wells She came by our house1 going in the di rection of the her She went on by the house several hundred yards screaming She was running away from where I heard the I heard another woman I thought was Wells say Lord have I heard a mans voice say shut up and everythingwent This was virtually same tale recounted by Frank and Hey were tenants on the farm in 1923 and and who lived in the neighbor were visiting with them the evening Tabor was The two witnesses were the de fenses afternoon contribution of as neither testified in the first trial at Yesterday the state sprang surprise by plac ing Wells on the followed by the defenses action this morning in producing two wit nesses who said they had heard Wells make a threat against Tab ors The defendant took the stand this afternoon to give his version of events surrounding Tab ors He took the stand at and completed his testimony at when court recessed until the opening of a night Soliciting Klansmen Kirk declared he was in Run nels county in 1923 soliciting mem bers to the Ku Klux Klan and sell Ing the klan Crawford Tabor had been signed as a member of the lodge and was to have been Initiated the night he was Kirk Tabor told me that he had no way to go over to Norton for the Kirk He had told me his wife and her family the Wells were opposed to the He said might leave his wife at her fathers and go from He said if I came by for him to just make some plausible excuse and he would go with When I got to the house I knocked on the A small girl answered my I asked if there were any men folks present and she said Theyre She told her father man was there and he said to corns ln A moment later he said Come into the I stepped into the door of the living looked at Tabor and said I had trouble with my Before he had a chance to See KIRK Page 0 ExSenator Of New Jersey Dies At Home In Newark By The Associated Prest April Former United States Senator James died at home here He was 76 years Smith had been suffering from the infirmities of his ago since tho first ot the Hfs four song and two daughters were at the bedside when he He served in the United for one from 1892 to Sapiro Central Figure Again In Libel Action Brought Against Henry Ford By The Associated Press April An amaz ingly lucrative field of endeavor was held up to view at the libel suit against Henry Ford today as Senator James Reed revealed the activities of Aaron organizer of farm ers cooperative A story of fees from organisa tions in all parts of the United States was unfolded so rapidly that it Bounded more like a fable than testimony in a federal Almost was collected by the Chicago attorney for obtain ing loans for associations he had helped He represented 13 cooperatives before the war fi nance corporation at in the fall of and collected fees from trip the Th e pattf of the man Fords Dearborn Independent in jured his by a series of articles was not all how H admitted he had been discharged as counsel for three cot ton although two later reinstated Alaba and North cotton growers dispensed with his services but he regained the good grace of the latter Asks Senator chief Ford coun in his cross fine most of his time on the cot ton His as he went from ona state to anoth were Did you help form this organization Did you make speeches urging farmers to telling them of the many benefits What fees did you get Sapiro answered readily and too rapidly for the sena who was taking notes as well as conducting the Keed and Sapiro continued the wrangling that characterized the two previous days of testimony and finally drew a rebuke from Judge Fred Appeal to Judge Earlier In the day the senator appealed to the Judge because ha said Sapiro was splitting hairs on questions the defense attorney ask and throwing in comment which had no place in the Sapiro had objected to a question that had made it appear he had made speeches for a solid year in Texas In the interest of the cotton The Judge upheld Near Rule by Auto April 1 high school picnic party was thrown into gloom here today when Miss Ora 17 year old daughter of and Carter was killed and her two girl seriously Injured af ter the automobile in which they were Miss Car ter was instantly killed while the two other occupants of the Mary Guinn of Sangerton and Eleanor McCoy of received a broken collar bone and fractured three were members of a Sangerton high school Fools Day picnic party and were enroute toj Fort Phantom Hill in Jones Funeral services for the Carter girl will be held in Sat She is survived by her par who live near Rule and a younscr TERRMREKRSH PANHANDLE AS SENSATIONAL BARK THEFT ISCLIIIAXEilYTWOtEATHS Accused Slayers Of Deputies Held In Jail While Mob Swarms On Outside 10 Texas Rangers Ordered to Oil Boom Town Ovalo Robbers At Large By Associated April AH available officers and ran gers in Borger departed hurriedly at 10 oclock for county seat of Hutehinson following reports that a mob was forming in front of the county jail where three charged with the murder of Deputy Sheriffs Terry and Ken are Despite a triple cordon throAvn around the jail Sheriff Own by was fearful that an attempt would be made to storm the The Borger officers and rangers are speeding across to the at the fastest speed possi Stinnett is 15 miles from April Three men tonight were iild under heavy guard in county jail at as the afterjnath of a bank murder that spread By The Associated Press April Texas rangers late today were or dered to Panhandle oil boom by Governor Dan Moody to stay until the lawless unconditionally The rangers were sent in answer Governor Moody said he does not think is Justified at Captain Tom Hickman and Frank Hamer each with four pri vates left for heavily arm Citizens officials of Borger asked that the town be placed un der martial following recant outbreaks in which two deputy sheriffs were killed and numerous other crimes I will not call martial aw un less it is shown definitely that civil law has Moouv I believe the rangers will be suf They will remain until the law wins out over the til the lawless uncondltianlly sur A second district attorney to aid the one now serving in the county be appointed Moody add handle oil field the last 24fi I Two Arrested J Hugh Walker and Ed Bailey were early thlB morning1 in connection with the killing Pat Kenyon and Borger deputy whose life less bodies were found near oil town of Just fore noon Whitey brother of Identified as No new clues have been un covered and new developments have not appeared in any angle of the search being made by county officers for the two men who robbed the Ovalo State this last Saturday morning of and escaped in a closed It was announc ed Vigilance is being observed throughout the southwest and peace officers believe arrests in the case will be obtained short SENTENCED By The Associated Press April election officials of the Nineteenth precinct of the Forty Second ward were sentenced to one year each in the county jail by County Judge Edmund Jareckl today on misconduct In handling ballots in the November general They Included a Democratic Judge and clerk and a Republican judge AC City of Crime in the Hutchinson coun ty oil has been the scene of numerous outbreaks since mush room growth transformed it al most overnight into a city of Rangers have been ordered there several Limes and have made num erous A company of several men was stationed there for weeks but finally was removed when peace seemed to have been affect Further If not quelled by the ten picked rangers sent to may cause the declaration of martial law as the last The said ho will avoid calling the militia if possible because he believes city authority will win out and because of the great expense martial law would There Saturday Rangers are expected to arrive In Borger tomorrow un less they stop for rest By The Associated Press April one of tho three men who escaped from the Washington county Jail here Wed nesday was recaptured early today near Prairie Officers were said be closing in on Henry accused of robbing the West Fork Bank of and Claxrd an alleged both of whom escaped with Cous i EL PASO CHOSEJT By The Associated Prest April of Alan as and selection ot El as the convention city for next year fea tured the closing convention ses sions today of the Hotel Gwtera of the Pampa bank robbers wa arrested here and is also held In connection with the murder of thai two Roaring believed to have been held in the hands of Ray Terrell and Matthew ious Oklahoma outlaws and Identi fied as two of the five unmasked men who Thursday afternoon robi bed the First National Bank ot Pampa of early this morn Ing claimed the lives of the Borger police The bodies of the two Pat Kenyon and were dis covered Just before dawn on tha Phillips road near Whittenburg by Henry an oil field The position of the two bodies in dicate the two officers had made a desperate attempt to capture thai were apparently shot down in cold without See BORGER i Penney Celebrating Silver Anniversary Sales 115 The Penny company to cele brating its twciityfifth or sllve the flrot store having been opened in During this quarter of a the business has grown to a nationwide Insti tution of 773 department scattered over all but two of tho 48 Twentyeight additional will he opened this coming spring and even a larger number in the The IdahoUtah chain of Hood Van Engelen Golden Rule Stores has recently been pur chased and added to the ney company The total sales of the In frcro increaae of nearly the of previous This all is a remarkable testimonial to ft tnopi plnr service that froM th4 ;