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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER Price 5 Cents WEDNESDAY APRIL NUMBER HAYDEN ELECTED MAYOR OF ABILENE x x x x x x x x x x x Wins Over Dever In Heated Chicago Election X X X X XX X X X X X X X X X XX X X XX X X X X X X X X X X X NEW REGIMENT OF MARINES ORDERED TO CHINA Soil Overrun By Hordes Of Vandals Ancient ity Of Peking May Be Objective By Universal Service April The North China situation be came so acute tonight that se cret orders were prepared for a third regiment of marines to sail from San Diego on April 12 or it was At the same time the United States in cooperation with the is preparing to make port of Peking in North a barricaded ref uge for Americafis and other arc pouring in from the A force second only to that at Shanghai will be required for that it was and orders for the movemtyit of more American warships are momentarily expected To Leave April 7 The regiment of marines now In San the Is to sail on the transport April it was First units of the regiment to sail later left for the coast Whether either of these regi ments will reach China in time to part In the Imminent clashes oetween foreigners at and was as it will require nearly a month to cross the By Universal Service April 5 One of the wprst famines in history will be the price which China will pay for her government experts who have spent many years ta the Far East forecast here The seeding time in which Corresponds to American finds the most fertile part of the Country overrun with marauding This is the Yangtse river the country between the Yangtss and the Yellow rivers and the south of Prey on Land There Is as yet no indication of internal order will be re when the armies finally are they are expected to break up into groups of brigands to further ter rorize the They will have no means of livelihood except preying on the land and compara tively few Chinese will have eaved anything from the There are of course parts 8fi China as yet unaffected by the but these require nearly all they produce for local consump Even in normal years China has experienced famines due to a fail ure of a crop in some parts of the vast Thousands have died of Experts expect to witness a famine next year more severe than any which has gone It will be Intensified by the fact that the armies are now confiscating or destroying rood stored for the spring and summer as they By Tho Associated Press April The field of operations of Chinas grim civil has shifted so steadily from the Yanfftse valley to the north that Peking Itself ancient historic seat of the governments of and the capita of the now appears definitely Our through The Mornlpg News stated that the jury in the Paul Kirk case at which unable to tvas understood to have been eight for conviction and four for This was ex actly t should have eight for acquittal Mid four l Cowboy Sandmen Of Abilene Start Ball Rolling At Reunion Mfllers Delegation Appears Largest At April Uni versitys Cowhoy offi cial musicmakers for the Texas Veterans of the Confed played Dixie as the curtain rose for the first ses sion of the national reunion here of General Millers Texas division seem to be more numerous here than any other and their offi cial band is one of the main features of the There are of whom are The reunion has barely been yet many happy re unions have taken One veteran and an aged lady were married on their arri val in The Cowboys have played concerts in many parts of the city and at Plant where they are quartered with the Tuesday evening they broadcasted from Station WMBR and Wednesday night scheduled to play over Station 2 75meter wave The concert will be played in the shell at the Tampa Bay hotel grounds that is used by Bachmans millioa dollar THREE BONES ARE FOUND III VIRGINIA RIVER Foul Play Is Suspected By Officers Probing Dis covery 3y The Associated Press April bodies of three a man and two all of whom apparently had been were found floating In the Clinch three miles east of Swords Russell late None of the victims has been commonwealth attorney of Russell in charge of the investigation said all three apparently had been dead for eight or 10 Police believed the three had been slain at some distant carried into Russell county in an automobile and that tha slayers then had thrown the bodies Into the river in an effort to cover up any traces of the The bodies were found In about three and a half feet of The two women were within a few feet of each other and the body of the man was found some 30 feet After an Inquest at Swords Creek the bodies were removed to Labanon to be held for identifies America Declares Years Ago Today June 6111918 Marines and regulars of the First and Second divisions overwhelmed duck German troops at Chateau Thierty and svept through Belleaa on theside of the LJIC V lOttO m AustriaBunguy way before the attacks of American sbldi Alleged BobbedHaired Fort Worth 230 Pounds Of In Jail Cruelty Denied By Mother By Universal Service NEW April Caroline wife of Everett wealthy manufacturer of Des appeared In West Side court this afternoon to answer the charges of her slxyear foster Roberta of Her appearance was purely her John OHara summons had been served on his but he accepted service for as was not trying to avoid a court appearance he Little fioberta Jane was the first to recognize her mother as she entered the court she called casual ly and Pratt returned the greeting without any undue evi dence of After considerable legal argu ment by Pratt pleaded not guilty to the charge of ENGINEER KILLED April of the was accidentally shot and killed today by a comrade whllei he was unloading a is By The Associated Press PORT April alias Norma was charged today with robbery with fire arms In connection with the robbery of a grocery and a filling station here late last Denying that she was the woman who held up Morris grocery store own and Dan operator of a filling obtaining about in the two robber described as utter silli ness Goldsteins arid Keenys positive identification of The woman is 23 years has bobbed hair and weighs 230 She was arrested last night on the Decatur road at the edge of this city shortly after she had passed a police sta notified to watch for a large woman saw her and a male companion driv ing by a suburban police sta tion in a touring pursued them and captured the pair after a fierce Her companion was released the police having no evidenceon which to hold Pierce said she owned a restaurant in and was on her to that city when She passed through Fort Worth March 10 on the way to Austin where her baby lay The baby died the day after she reached she COACH RESIGNS By The Associated Press April Elmer once a member of the famous four horsemen at Notre Dame and for two years athletic coach at Columbia today resigned to accept a similar tion at Duquesne Pitts SOLXTTION April so lution of the controversy between Italy and JugoSlavia over the Albanian frontier situation Is in the opinion of foreign dlplo CLUCK CLUCK By Universal Service April egg measuring seven by eicht and a half Inches and weighing four and a half ounces was the gift today of a 1927 pullet to Frank a rancher residing near this Titles Help Credit Says Princess Visitor To By Universal Service NEW April the only thing a title Is good for days Is to obtain credit from the That Is what Princess Alexan dria daughter of the famous exiled Prince Peter of thinks of She ex pressed herself upon her arrival here Feared Bloodshed Fails To Materialize Slaying Of Gangster Quelled Disorders By The Associated Press April Former Mayor William Hale Thompson defeated Mayor William Dever for mayor by a plurality of in complete from Chicagos Nearly votes were The final result John Dill Inde pendent By The Associated Press April William Hale Big Bill republican mayor of Chicago from 1915 to today was elected to that of fice for the third conducted his campaign with a airman of American won over Mayor William dem ocratic in one of the bitterest and most closely contested elections in Chica gos John Dill who ran as inde offered no serious op On the basis of returns from of the pre Thompson was returned a winner by upward of With 384 precincts Thon Thompson Denver 553 Robertson On the basis of the same It was Indicated the vote was the heaviest ever cast in up Mv71915Tlie rf tEe Lusiidnia first mads Americans realize thai they wre liable to become involved in the World The soviet Idea Is not a bad she the commun istic dictatorship is another mat The who escaped from Russia in said she came for a visit but she may deliver a few lec i t JOCKEY DIES By The Associated Press NEW April American died suddenly at his home here this Apoplexy Stroke Fatal To At Bronte By The Associated Press SAN April about 50 years postmaster at died last night from a stroke of Boynton was an original Bull Moose man In Tom Green county and had charge of Teddy Roose velts campaign In this By Universal Service April Wednes cable interest n the Chicago election Is shown by all London papers this Practically all papers carry stories by special correspond under New York date detailing vividly the reign of terror and lawlessness ex pected as the result of the elec The Daily News leads off with a two column precede which today has the reputation of being the most lawless city In the con ducted Its election for mayor yesterday under conditions that are without a parallel among civilized Divisional follow states Over a thousand Hooligan gangs are reputed to exist in For the last three years they have carried on a campaign of murder almost in credible in a supposedly highly civilized city of three million ward of of Chicagos voters going to the Despite the recordbreaking vote and the Injection into the bitter See CHICAGO ELECTION Page 6 ANNIVERSARY RECALLS AMERICAS WORLD HAB ENTRANCE Memories Of Immortal Nations Dramatic uongressional Sessions Reiresned patriotic fervor reincarnating the spirit of 76 gripped the American people just a decade ago as the nation was moving rapidly Into the great war Woodrow Wilson had sum moned congress to Washington In special cession had deliver ed his dramatic night address fll hostilities and the senate had approved the war And so It was that ten years ago the bouse was debating the final act to give in the early morning hours of the morrow Its overwhelming verdict In favor of fighting With that action and the subsequent signing of the res the United States had taken the decisive one which turned out to change the course of history and helped remake the map of large part of the and potential resources all probably never have equalled by any other nation In the history of the world were brought Into the under the American Into the balance against Germany were thrown a navy In strength and effi ciency among the foremost afloat an army comparatively small but highly backed by a of up wards of twenty million cap able of military duty Indus trial resources Incomparably thegreatest in the and the moral force of more than SM WAR AMOTORSABX Mi BETE ATS BURCHFOI CHIEF OF POLICE FOOR NED MTYCOIIISSIOKEtSKAHEl Massey And Scott Will Make Up Municipal Governing Body With New Mayor Present School Trustees Retained A brandnew city commission and a new chief of police emerged from yesterdays municipal election in the result of which was the victory of Thomas Harden fof recognized as the adrsiaistration worn handily from Lee Tarpley and leading Tar pley by 306 votes and lacking only 249 votes of a clear majority over his three BEACH API IS VOTE CHOKE AT WORTH Baptist Pastor Defeated By Slight Margin In Contest By The Associated Press FORT April Meacham was re elected to the city council feries ran a creditable while Watson trailed with only 25 A spirited campaign for chief between Bob and ended with Dodsons New Commissioners The new commissioners electee are Tom Massey and of Price and without but Fergusoa and Scott had hard the er defeating McGee Uncumbt ent and Allen and latter winning over Charles Pat Riverside Baptist defeating pastor of the by 249 Complete re turns from 64 boxes gave the fol lowing vote Meacham Beckham The other eight members of the council likewise were returned to Only three of these had op Meacham was one of the prin cipal figures In the Frank Norrls murder but the Nor ris controversy played little or no part In the While Inter est centered In the MeachamBeck ham Meachams part In the Norrls case was seldom brought Norrls took no active part in the The opposition to the present councillors centered their attack on a form of municipal tax ation recently instituted here which provided for a revaluation of prop The campaign was one of the quietest In Fort Worths April cratic led by John Harris for and the non partisan association led by Burt will fight out the con tests for city offices In a runoff election to be held April final results in the election of Tuesday Harris and candidate for police were democrats leading In their respective nonpartisan can didates being high man In the other Barney Davis received a plur ality for finance Moss for water commissioner and Arthur Reinhart for street Waddy independent can didate for polled a surpris ingly heavy vote and for a time ap peared to be A new record for voting in a city election was set with bal lots The largest previous showing was in Merkel April West was elected mayor here to day over the Incum The vote was 154 to Two proposed bond Issues car the first return They are for paving and for extension of the water Sheppard and Propst were elected on the board of aider defeating Canon and who sought Colorado April Judge Looney was reelected mayor of Colorado by only twenty votes young and Ralph Jlaton and Pearson were elected aldermen In the city elec tion held city had no opposition for See XKZAS Set ABUENK McGee and Wright regarded aa administration A school board of seven went five being one of the trustees elect was a recent whlla Fielder succeeds who was not a The maximum vote cast was In the race for chief of The four candidates for mayor be tween them polled vote wag the highestever register ed In a municipal election Official Result The final official count was follows 99S Lee Tarpley 693 530 SS Peace Price Place 98S McGee 869 Allen 384 Place Massey Place Scott Wright Chief of Dodson Burch School Guy McCarty Fielder Ben Cox Barrow GoJdthwaite 2160 Lester Ellis Therell Be No Fishing The result assures one thing aftd settles an issue much to the fora in the late will be no either or In Lake Tha new la against and so are three of his Massey and All have so expressed themselves to the Morning The fourth has not been Hayden and the new com missioners will b formally induc ted into office at Fridays meet the new mayor taking oath from his Charles Mayor Coombes was out of the city but the result of the mayors race will be highly gratifying to New Mayors Statement Hayden Issued the following1 statement last addressed to the voters I wish to express my sincere hanks for the confidence you shown in me by making me your Along with the honor of the office are duties and respon sibilities that demand the coopera tion of I only ask no much confidence as may give firmncM aad effect to the administration of your I may go wrong through defect of judgment When right shall often be thought wrong y mand a view of the whole which will and your the errors of ;