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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents TUESDAY APRIL TWELVE NUMBER ORGER POLLS GUARDED BY RANGERS ft ft ft ft ft ft x x x x x x x x x x x xx x x x xx xx xx xx m Jury Discharged By Sweetwater Judge ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft NEW AS US SASSAt W W P FF V V iK Sit 3fc 9IC 315 AMERICANS SAFETY IN CHINA Millions Nothing To Youthful Bride Hundreds Are Cut Off JTjfrom Safety By Litils J0f Cantonese Mercy Only Hope By Universal Service A large number of Americans will be slain In North China unless the Cantonese are halted in their it was admitted here The danger has become so acute there that Admiral Clar ence Commander inchief of the American naval forces at is holding some of his ships in readiness to send them to the northern ports of Tientsin and Dwarfs Killings The incident of American jjackets who were guarding a re ship on the Yangtse near Shunking firing into Chinese boarders and probably killing was dwarfed jond the Yangtse A the same titae it believed here that the American demand on the Cantonese government have actually been delivered to the It was also learned that aside from warning the Cantonese ttoat they must pay for the loss of American life and they were informed that expect American naval loupes to go into action on a large scale where American lives and property are menaced in the In North which is here regarded as the territory extend ing generally from the Yangtse river to hundreds of Americans are cut off from the protection of the American naval who can not reach the re mote inland Americans flee Many of the Americans are find ing their way into the North China port of where the Ameri can destroyer Pillsbury and a large part of the Japanese fleet are on Others are finding their way into where the American cruiser Asheville is waiting to protect But there are still hundreds in the many of them far who have no hope of escaping except through mercy of the Cantonese or making their way through the lines in Tere are as many women and children in these groups as it was most serious Incident on the Yangtse was a clash between American bluejackets and Chinese at Chunking in which the sailors jpened fire with riot Four Thinese were one prob Jiiy The Americans were from the crew of the gunboat who had been placed aboard the American steamer Chinan as guards Makes It Difficult This Incident is expected to make it extremely difficult for Americans in the Interior to reach The gunboat Monocacy is awaiting them there and will not leave u til some word has been At the same time a warning has been sent to all Americans as far as the Tibetan border to get There are a large number of missionaries in these Interior regions who can only hope to get out by reaching Execution Of Americans Slayers Expected Soon By The Associated Press MEXICO April cution of those responsible for the Wiling of Edgar an American electrical after he kidnaped and held for is expected to take place soon at Three mem bers of the band which kidnaped and murdered rlano Isidro Perez and Vlncente alleged to have confessed their guilt and to given the authorities Infor mation which will help them in their search for tha mem bers of the Chicago Seething Under Guard On M W 7K Eve Of Warm Mayoralty Election HANXAH JOSEPHO By NEA NEW April Josephos husband recently got a check for a million Henry General James Harboard and John Underwood gave it to him for his invention of the Photomaton the million dollar check means nothing to 22yearold Han Why you Han nah Josepho thinks money is not the only thing In the She already has that priceless posses A bride of eight she is married to the finest husband in the APPEAL FILED BY HASSELL ill AUSTIN COURT Slayers Stay Expires n Unless Action Is Taken By Ths Associated Press April George Hassell of con fessed slayer of 13 perrons and sentenced to today filed appeal in the court of criminal appeals Hassell has been granted two 30 day reprieve from death by Gov ernor Dan Moody fn order that might perfect A written confession Hassell later objected to by his was included In the papers filed the court of criminal ap peals It contained the description of the manner in which several members of Hassells fam ily were slain In one Hassella stay expires April unless the court reverses his con viction or he Is granted additional clemency by Governor Bills exception filed by Has sells attorney included several objections to the reading In court of the purported confession By The Associated Press April saved from execution by the state supreme Edmund Big at his third trial on a charge of murdering hit was Black elt Under Guard To Halt Possible Outbreak Of Negro Voters By Universal Service April to avoid bloodshed and violence at the polls tomorrow was the chief the authorities tonight the mayor alty campaign toa Troops will not be called unless some overt act is committed This was definitely determined early to night after an all day conference between Carlos Major General Roy chief of Police Morgan Collins and Sheriff Sheriff Graydon withdrew his for made to Governor Len Small last after Chief of Police Collins as sured the military authorities that his forces would be able to cope with the First squads of special police armed with machine guns went on duty They will be aug mented by increased row morning polls Chkagos black where ap are crowded in a few is being doubly Crowds jammed the streets to joining In demonstrations for their favorite JJands mounted on auto with ban ners paraded through the Last minute statements issued from the campaign headquarters of the three contending candidates reflected especially In the case of William Hale Thomp republican and May or William democratic Claims of John Dill Robertson were more Supporters Differ Dever headquarters cialmed the mayor had made phenominal gains during the last days and that he would be elected by The Thompson forces claimed the former mayor would be elected by a majority of between and But there was no denying that Mayor Dever developed great strength in the closing hours of the Betting remained even on the two leading There was no Robertson The fliegro question loomed above all other Issues in the closing Inflammatory dodgers were scattered throughout the Two hundred thousand negroes of Chicago working in the stock yards and all over Chicago will de mand more public offices for neg roes and If Thompson Is elected will be twice as many negroes appointed to office and working all over our read one of the Whites Threatened The people also were told in these handbills that election of Thompson would start a black tide from that would engulf the common white laborers of Chi On the Thompson side the Dever republican supporters were that if Dever is elected It will be a blow to President that cill strengthen the chances of the nomination of Governor Al Smith of New York coming Democratic presidential conven That this line of argument was having effect was admitted by Governor Small and Senator Deneen came to the imp ML1MM SS TMS JGKSQ BUT TMZS SOOtf Of Bloodshed and violence is feared at the polls today in Chicago when the mayoralty election is While troops have not been called a heavy guard is being main tained in the citys black belt where approximately negroes Big1 political were being staged in the city last All three Wil liam Hale Republican nominee Mayor William Democrat and John Dill re flected confidence of victory in statements on the eve of the I NEAR in I a Gil Via Ilknily M SPOTLIGHT Mayoralty Con testants Selection Of Police School Up To Voters Today port of Thompson In the last min contending his defeat would hurt the party By Universal Service April VIncsnt Schemer leader of the powerful north side beer was shot and killed by a policeman late today in the first of a aeries of election Drucci was arrested In front of the Commonwealth Hotel by x a squad of policemen He made an attempt to get his gun and De Pinnneu Havoc who was said to be a supporter of William Thomp vwas believed to have lined up his henchmen to create havoc at the polls tomor Drucci assumed control of the north side gangsters following the lait of Final messages to the voters were made last night by candi dates for mayor in the city election to be held The polls open at 8 atd close at 7 Besides a mayor Abi lene will choose four a police chief and a school board of A sluggish campaign changed suddenly on the last lap into a heated race ends today with chief interest centered in the mayoralty contest between Thomas Hayden Lee Jefferies and City paving the issue of fishing in Lake pledges to econo my and the with a few criticisms of the present ad ministration by some of the has featured the What They Say In lastminute interviews with Colberts Wife In Critical Condition April rWhitfield injured late Saturday in an automobile ac cident near Hamlln In which her Hub was and her husband badly was In a serious condition here late to Her Injuries are worse than at first Colbert gains consciousness only at Herskull was severe cuts were Inflict ed on the head and face and it Is feared that a hip is Colberts injuries are not serious and he has been moved his and The accident occurred In the western limits of Hamlin on the McCaulley The Colberts and Holden were driving from Lamesa to Stamford for a visit with Colberts GAS IS STRUCK By The Associated Press April Harding reported lion day that a strong flow of gas had at 10 mflec east of during drilling for a water Preesure was BO strong that mud was blown over the derrick and drilling interfered Thfl well was being drilled 30 feet from one abandoned be Strl CAUM of strong prowura SOI at candidates they said Jefferies I entered this campaign to I want to win because I believe I can give Abi lene an efficient I feel confident that my friends and sentiments for a real business ad Thomas Today Abilene will select the officials who will administer its affaire for the next two Our continued progress depends upon the wisdom of that Each candidate has presented his policies These together with the ability of each to execute should the basis of your Upon this basis my candidacy is submitted to the II elected I shall endeavor at all time to render equal justice and service to all and I will do everything possible for your prog happiness and Need of Agent Lee Tarpley and Watson could not be reached last night press In his platform Tarpley has declared for de signation of the mayor or a com missioner an purchasing for fulltime tervioe by the for lit cm joaonoji Suit Of Ballinger Jurors Followed By Nolan Deliberating Records Show Special to The April third change of venue in the Paul Kirk raur Ter case loomed here today aft er a jury which had deliberat ed since Saturday to reach a was The possibility fhat a chancre of venae will be ordered late this week was intimated by Judge Fritz presiding The jury which had deliber ated the fata of charged with murder in connection with the death in 1923 of Crawford was discharged at Lone Woman Bandit Suspect Caught By Fort Worth Police Filling Station Operator Iden tifies Accused By The Associated Press pORT April woman 23 years arrested in connec with the lone woman holdup of a grocery store and filling station in Fort Worth early shortly after midnight was identified by Dan filling statibn op as the woman who had robbed him of According to reports to po the woman was alone at both the When ar she was with a male who also was arrested and is being held for The woman gave Fort Worth as her but said she has been operating a cafe until re The man gave his ad dress as The couple was arrested af ter a long chase by motorcycle officers which carried them outside the city on the Deca tur of of the first helcl la Ballinger before Judge Woodward in In both trials the jury was given the case on Satur day and reported Monday that it was unable to reach a tn the first trial the vote of the 12 jurors was reported to have teen nine for acquittal and three for In the Sweetwater trial the last ballot was understood to have been eight for conviction and four for Saturday Evening The first ballot taken Saturday evening by the Jury in thetrial Just closed was seven for acquittal and five for it was Sunday morning the vote was six to The fourth ballot was again 7 to 5 for being changed later to 8 to the fina Jurors In Court The Jury was brought into the court room at nine oclock this morning at Its own On being questioned by the court the foreman stated that It etood eight to not divulging whether the majority was for conviction or ac In ordering the jury to deliberate further Judge Smith stated that the trial had cost Of this sum was expended for for Jury for sheriffs for stenographer and for extra janitor Of 139 witnesses called by state and defense only 30 were placed on the court pointed the VETSSPEttAL New Mexico Hop Made By Airman By The Associated Press HOT April ommander Francesco De Italian completed the San Springs leg of hi aerial tanr of four continents landing at the Elephant Butte Irrigation reservoir at mountain De Pinedo made the 700 trip across the staked plains of Texas and up the Rio Grande from El Paso In seven two min was accorded a welcome by city officials of Hot An Italian delegation from Albu was here to greet the PORT OF States army Sandefer Is to speak Six Parades Are Made By Texas Delegation With Cowboys Leading Special to the 2Cews April the principal cities on the route from Abilene to Tampa had been paraded by the Simmons University Cow boy band that headed the West Texas contingent to the United Confederate Veterans reunion opening here the entire Texas delegation arrived In the reunion city at 1 oclock tonight following an exciting threeday Headed by General of com parades were staged in Fort Jacksonville and After the Cowboys had played an extended parade through the streets of Mobile one coach of the special train was crowded while President Sandefer of Sim mons University delivered an ad dress on the outline of the days Sunday school We do not take our opportuni ties to fish out the as Peter he We expect minis ters to be religious on every oc casion while we fail to go fishing for the lost While we en Joy ourselves in loyalty to these veterans of the south let us not Torget for surely these men have The Abilenlans arrived in Fort Worth at Sunday and paraded from the station to the Tarrant county court Two coaches Joined the Fort Worth Abilene train at Dallas and two at The 41piece Cowboy band played short parades at Long view and The long train pulled into Jack early While the Alabama and Georgia trains were being combin ed in four sections the Cowboy band staged a long parade that not only drew thousands of citizens but attracted added thousands of confederates enroute to their re The veterans and bandsmen from Abilene were escorted to their quarters in Plant Field Barracks near the Municipal Coliseum on arriving will aviators said goodbye to the mainland of South America to day when they made the flight from Puerto to this Island off the Venezulean They lanfied here at 1 oclock this afternoon and im mediately made preparatlnns for overhauling their four and taking on i CIVIL VET DIES By The Awoclatqrt Press FORT April veteran of Civil Indian pio neer Texas died here today at the of frs on the reunion His there will The Souths Contribution to the Browmvood Death Trial Is Delayed April of Thlg assistant chief of police of Brownwood charged with murder In connection with the death of Charlie Greenwood lait court when called In SRth district court before Judge wm4 thlt ELECTION EVE Motorist Questioned Ai Driver Of Desperado Car Suspect Two Fact Theft Charge By The Associated Press April Texas rangers will guard the polls at the Borger city election Tomorrow is election day and the city is a mill ing political maelstrom from which anything is liable to officers So complexing is the situation that even the happening of the un expected Will create no sur Several withdrawals of can reported to takt n tbmorrow tonight they had not v Estimate poi tax receipts issued for the city but the estimate of the to be cast ranges only from 400 latter being optimistic deemed an By The Associated Press April Should Hugh Whitey ker and Ed aBiley held in connec tion with the killing of two deputy sheriffs be successful in their appli cation to Judge Newton Willis for a writ of habeas the latter two will be Immmediately rearrest according to information avail able here this The sheriff of Gray county la here with a warrant for BaLey in connection with the robbery of the First National Bank at Pampa last The sheriff of Bell county la here with a warrant for Whitey Walker in connection with a jewelry robbery in that By The Associated Press April Authorities here tonight believed it was probable that Matthew Kiraej and Ray Terrill were afoot to Bor ger late A man sitting in a car In which Kimes and Ter rill were thought to have fled from Signal hill was arrested on the street here but denied having driv en the Oklahomans to Roumanian Kings Condition Serious By The Associated Press April Ferdinand continued night to struggle against though under less favorable aus He was weakened by a restless night and racked by persistent The congestion of the lungs Increased and his tem perature rose appreciably Still his phyaicians have not relinquished hoperhat the monarch will survive the attack of influenza with which he was stricken several days The public was sadden ed by the news that he was Generally theman on the street is viewing with activities of the various political which were redoubled to SERVICE Is That Is what a Want Ad In the ReporterNews will give r LOST German police flof months old reward for Informa i Phone Butternut This ad appeared in ReporterNews want tor By person placing a call that dog Phono ad In ;