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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper VOLUME 1 THE ABILENE MORNING wirr ill MHH Price 5 Cents TUESDAY APRIL JONES COUNTY WILDCAT HITS NEW PAY j tentative Date Tor AllTexas Tour Of Country Fixed W 2tt tt tt tt Stt tt W REPARATIONS DEMANDED FROM CHINESE BY AMERICA Woman Perjurer Begins Jail Term Joint Commission May Be Appointed to Probe Hanking Outrage And Fix Guilt By The Associated Press April Nanking disorders on March which resulted in the deaths of seven including one today resulted in the delivery of identic notes at Shanghai and Hankow by the five principal foreign powers in China containing three demands on the Canto nese There was no official reac tion to the communication de livered at the Cantonese for eign office here by the consul generals of the United Great Japan and the Cantonese offi cials stating merely that their duty was simply to transmit it to the higher Only One Comment The only Chinese comment made in Shanghai was by Quo Cantonese commissioner of foreign affairs who said that he did not euggest any means of determining By Universal Service April Sun ChuangFang is reported to have captured five thousand of his former in a new of who had deserted to t h e when Sun ChuangFang was recently In according to dispatches from China Sun ChuangFang is reported to have expressed great pleasure at meeting his old and then to have had the entire five thousand beheaded to pre vent them from deserting Sun has granted to his ad vancing troops the right to three days looting at Yangchow in the place of telling the citizens of Yangchow You gave me no reception when I passed through your but you received ths Cantonese with open Now you shall pay for those guilty of the Nanking dis orders and predicted that the first reply might include a suggestion that a joint commission be formed to investigate the Incident and fix the The demands made upon the Cantonese were as follows 1 Punishment of the com manders and troops responsible for the killing and wounding of for for the to which others were subjected and the material damage 2 A written apology by the commander in chief of the Can See DEMANDS Page i Meditations For HolyWeek Holy the Interval be tween Palm Sunday and is the most sacred week of the church As a feature for this the Morning beginning is printing a scries of Holy Week to run dlaily until These have been written by Charles Haven My a distinguished Metli and later Congregatfonal ist who is nationally known as a magazine writer on rellflrJoas The articles aiold cvcrythinB that vsmncks of denominational and doctrinal em phasizing only the great truths of the Christian They are exactly the title Indi meditations for Eoly Rcal the first one hi todays page and follow the scales this f rie Jacksoris that she saw Cqndy Dabney kill Mary Tick ery sent to the penitentiary under a Miss Vlck ery returned home after a years absence and the governor has par doned Miss Jackson pleaded guilty to false swearing and was sentenced to five years in She be an her term yesterday in the state HEN APPEALS MADESOLONS FOR RADICALS College Students Protest Ex ecution Authors Also Seek Clemency By The Associated Press April SaccoVanzetti case reached the Massachusetts legislature today while telegrams and cable grams continued to come to the officeof Governor Alvin Fuller protesting against the execution of the death sentence imposed last Saturday on Nicola Sacco and Bartolorneo Vanzetti for Word was received that Freivth authors and scientists had added their appeals to those previously made by men in many Representative Roland Sawyer of who is a Congregationa introduced a resolution calling for the appointment of a commission to investigate the wholecase and report to governor whether it that themen had a fair trial or should be granted a new This commission would be made up the chief justice of su preme court and four otiiers appointed by the Among the protests received day were one from residents o Panama and another from 201 Wellesley Gover nor Fuller refused to conaraent either on these communicatiops or on the Sawyer Extra guards were maintained at the state house and near varlou courthouses and judges throughout the as a precati tion against possible demopntra tions In sympathy with con demned Dispatches receive during the day told aimllar measures fn Washington and rt th American embassy in William chle counsel for the tcpnigh described as unqualifiedly reports circulated to the effect tha he and not Vanzetti prepared the speech which Vanzetti dolJvere before he was eentenced in Nor rolk countjr court M pedhaja Saturday Kinsolving Named Mem ber of Steering Com mittee to Make Plans For Trip Special To The News FOET April June 19 or 20 was tenta Lively ixed in conference of repre sented interests here today for he beginning AllTexas Busi ness mens tour of the Middle East and New England There is nothing final as to The movement to send an ex libit train with a picked per sonnel of Texans on a mile originating with the Texas Daily Press is now Permanent ommittees were appointed at todays and the machinery of the project is ac tually in Forty Attend Forty outstanding from geographical divisions of vere hand today when Lowry Martin of general chair called the meeting to order in he Longhorn room of the Texas Rapidfire speeches wera made endorsing the plan to take Texas to the United and hen a steering committee was nam d to bring in a permanent organi This committee was head ed by Homer general manager of the West Texas Cham er of with Crady Cinsolving of Abilene as The committee brought in the following report In setting up the working plan and machinery whereby it Is pro posed to organize and carry out the mrposes agreed upon in the crea tion of the AllTexas your committee has departmentized the work and appointed chairmen herewith recommended to you for Policies Made In naming these this committee desires to pass on to them certain general principles and policies which it is hoped will borne in mind in the conduct of all plans and preparations that the importance of project demands and deserves adequate financing and the provis of ample funds to carry out in the most effective and unstinted way the purposes agreed upon that the personnel of the party assembled must and shall include the business and pro fessional men whose experience and position will entitle them any where to careful and serious atten tion that spokesmen be chosen whose knowledge and experience in the various subjects they present complete and thorough and authoritative that all unessential frills and trappings of the oldstale trade trip be eliminated completely from this It being essential to the idea intended that this dele gation be invested win all dignity and decorum commensurate with the seriousness of its Names Submitted With these recommendations In and subject lo your we beg leave herewith to submit the names of those chosen to head the various to whom JEVE been reading of that divides the Chinese And of Nicaraguan yforries til were purple in the There is trouble in Mussolinis get ting rnad Our State Departmtyyfs is looking bad But today all struggles from our mind are put away As we join thejmrong to see the pennant races under way I INC Wevj weve been deluged with the papers scares and woes earthquakes dis aster goodness knows glum throughout the winter cost s too the chilly blasts weve always feeling kinda blue at last weve canned our sorrow and right now were feeling or the headlines sing of baseball and today is opening day Theater Managers flext Bath Slated In Federal Prison Only Coolidge Intervention j Will Save Earl Carroll By Universal Service April less President Coolidge in the chief execu tive already has said he would not interfere with the course of next bath Earl Carroll takes will be in Atlanta Federal Carroll surrenders himself tomorrow to Federal Judge who sentenced him to a year and a day In jail for per Carroll was convicted of perjury in connection with the famous Broadway bath tub Marshall Hecht will take him down to the Pennsyl vania station In a taxi to save him the humiliation of travel ing with the common herd of federal But when Carroll boards the train at his fellow passengers will be federal pris the only one of note be ing William former Republican serving a term for fraud in connection with the sale of stock In the Oliver Morosco holding cor When Carroll reaches At lanta he will line up with the give his receive a shave and a and then will be given a Whrn that oitleal is Carroll wVil get the blue denim suit he will wear while a guest of the TEXAS DEFINITELY ASSURED FEDERAL HIGHWAY HELP WITH ALLOTMENT Total GovernmentState Appropriation For Road In Nolan County From Sweetwater Totals Jim Benefited By The Associated April assurance that federal road aid again is to be available soon to the Texas highway was seen today when the highway commission made allotments involving about in federal Roughly in state aid was In tentative promises of perhaps in state provided certain conditions are were both sums to be paid within three Dan Moody Is Visitor In Abilene Dan wife of the arrived in Abilene yesterday for a weeks visit in the home cf her and George Paxton This is the first visit to the old home town by the First Lady of Texas since her hus band became the chief executive in Several distinctive social affairs are being planned in honor of until her marriage here last was Miss Mildred Practically all the major were made maneuvered pool operation in the the condition that counties Oil LUC UU11U1L1UU will furnish all See ALL TEXAS TOUR Page 4 DESERTS ARMY By Universal Service April wealthy young army deserter who faces trial on charges of de sertion and will be pro duced In due time for his at torney stated Hine disap peared after giving a Prior to his he cut a figure in society circles posing as a real estate BANKS ROBBED By Universal Service LOS April banks were robbed of here today by a trio of masked The robberies were several hours apart but police believe that the fame gunmen KXOWS HIS STUFF By Universal Service April Kranz knows what to do with a With seven he tied nets between trees in grain fields flooded by the Illinois and netted pounds of it was learned Tho operation took two 200 Drown When Jap Vessel Sinks By Universal Service April least two funds for the present and will j be later reimbursed by the i Confidence Held All allotments could be cancelled should the federal government fail to but the hav 1 Ing making grants for i some is known to feel confi dent their recommendations in all probability will be treated favor have been when the Dalhacha Chinkal sank at its pier at advices tonight Details of the disaster are lack and there has been no official confirmation of the death The vessel plied regularly be tween Fusan and other Other reports state that the ship sank in the while ap proaching the Fusan is a treatyport of at the head of Chosan It has good anchorage and is the center of a large export The population is about THREE INJURED By Universal Service LOS April Three men and two were today popcorn stand when a sidewalk at nearby beach was demolished by allotments made in state Approximate included Webb county aid and in federal aid for construction of concrete top on miles of highway 12A from Laredo to Duval county Nolan state aid and in federal aid for gravel base and macadam top on 15 miles of highway 1 from See TEXAS HIGHWAYS Page 4 Moore Court TrialDate Is Set By Universal Service April Daleand expelled from the fortieth legislature on charges of accepting a will be tried in the criminal district court hereApril Judge H Hamilton said today Before their expulsion from the New York Broker Makes By The Associated Pross NEW April The New York Times says that Jesse stock has made In a cleverly stock of the Freeport Texas Com The sensational advance of this stock in Wall Street is said to bear out the story of Liver mores The stock of the Freeport Texas Company has been a market spec tacle for some It touched a high today of 74 which is within oneeighth of a point of its high for ail with a net The 10 53 In loss of two and a stock sold as low as Its low mark in 1025 was Angry Chicago Bandits By Universal Service April she refused to tell two armed bandits where her money was hid Eleanor board ing house was shot in both legs After tearing a diamond ring Dale and Moore were In by a Travis county grand dicted Jury on a charge of accepting bribe to Influence legislation on a optometry bill which was pending vma ucmoiiant an explosion during the filming of jln of which both were from her the bandits started a search for the hidden money and found Enraged by her refusal one of the bandits kicked the wo man while the other shot at both her AGENT SENTENCED By Universal Service LOS April former chief fleld agent of the federal prohibition forces WES sentenced to a year and a day in the penitentiary by Federal Judge Edward Jen nig Wynkoop was recently convicted of converting to his own use liquors seized during raids by government His attorneys announced that an appeal will HAMLIR AUTO WRECK FATAL COLBERT Second Victim Dies In Stam ford Hospital Wife Serious April services will be held here Tuesday morning from the residence of his parents for Whitfield who suc cumbed today to injuries received April in an automobile wreck near Burial will be made at in the Anson cem The presid ing elder of the Stamford district of the Methodist and the Bap tist pastor will have charge of the Colbert died Monday morn ing at eight He and his wife were injured and Col berts AHolden of was Instantly killed when the car in three were Sand Found Is Entirely New Oilmen Declare Well Located 20 Miles From Abilene Add another oil strike to the rapidly growing list for Jones wherein one of the heaviest wildcat plays of the entire midcontinent has been under way since last With the bit four and one half feet in pure oil sand top ped at exactly 600 feet of gravity oil stood last night in Stebbins Oil Gasoline Companys jHiggs Scott Sur vey 13 miles east of 20 miles north of Abi New Sand Found The sand found in this wildcat is entirely different from any pre viously uncovered in Jones or Shackelford to It is than either the ht Shackelford or sand found 11 miles south west jln the King wildcat near Haw Careful checks of the los lead the operators to believe the pay is just above what ia known as the upper Considerable gas pressure Is ex pected to be increased today with further Asthe sand has apparently been barely touched no estimate of the ultimate pro duction of the well can yet ba although oil men are moualy agreed that Ray Steb fcins and associates have uncover ed a new shallow field that will within the next few months be the scene of considerable Practically all major companies own spreads near this Nearest commercial production is in 1C Simmons Burnet Har vey section block Shackelford which is about nine miles which Is pumping 25 barrels from total depth of ITli Stebbins well is three miles northeast of the town of The nearest drilling wells are lie Lesters Myatt four miles and Stough et als Willis four miles Factors Bright Splendid very high of the oil and the shallow depth at which the pay was found are factors that are considered sure to bring about the development of important new field in the ranks of They wfere enroute from where they made their to Colbert is confined in a local hospital her condition still is serious ifls not thought to be the day following the was thought Co hstve been only slightly Com plications from internal hurts and he sank lower Sunday and He was assistant cashier oi the Lamesa National having taken the position there several months Prior to that time he was associated with his in the First National bank at Colbert is a well known West Texas Whltfleld i his Colbert parents was born at moving from there to Stamford some 20 years He Is survived by his his a Rudolph of and a Tina aso of Miss Tina Belle In Ceylon on a tour of the A cablegram was dispatched to her this morning but no reply had been received from her Ilaln here tonight possibly will mnke transportation of the body overland to Anson tomorrow Im If sucn is case at special train will chartered to ing uncovered so rapidly through out the Abilene The dis covery further substantiates the declarations made last year by leading oil men that 1927 would eee sensational events as the re amount of Ray president of the Stebbins Oil Gasoline Company resides in He came here six months ago from Tulsa and is one of the pioneer operators of Several new pools hava In the past been opened by him and his Veteran Editor Of Texas Fatally Hurt By Th Associated Press April veteran Texas and for more than a score of years until recently editor of the Madlsonvillo was killed instantly day afternoon when he was structe by an passenger Turner was walking along a siding toward the switch as tha train He apparently stepping onto the main track ex pecting the train to take the according to and His body was tadly GAS PRICE CUT April Wotford and Oil today followed thi of ;