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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Own Newspapei THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER warmer except MMUII pwttofti tottirtfay APRIL FOURTEEHPAOES ROCK SPRINGS BURIES STORM Convicted Neu York Stage Producer Seriously Sick x x x m x x x x x x m m m x m x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x COUPLE NEAR DEATH AFTER SHOOTING IN ABILENE Two Small Sons Witness In South Sec pnd Street Rooming House As their two small sons played upon the bed in a small rocjfc of the Sims 12 South Second at oclock last night Jim shot and probably fa tally wounded his and then turned the pistol on inflicting two head He is expected to The shooting took place in the same building in which Neal killed his wifes stepfather in 1911 for which he was acquit ted on a plea of self Texas Pa cific switch engine who was in a nearby room when the shooting related to officers parts of the conversa tion between the two which ended with reports of six pistol He said that he heard Neal tell M band that she would not live with him and that would have officers make him leave if he did not go of his own Six Shots Fired Youve dragged me around over the country long enough and Im not going any Sulli van quoted the woman as i Dont do T what youre going to Dont Six shots were then Sulli van said he rushed into the hall just as Neal ran out of her room and down the which is on the outside of the On reaching the sidewalk she Someone catch Hes shot Sullivan and others carried her to the Tour ist Filling a half block A TdkerKnight which was delayed three minutes at North First Pine streets by a train that blocked the carried her to the Baptist sanitar returning for her Brit city who went to the scene en the am declared a number of motorists who had been waiting for the train to move disregarded the ambulance giren and further delayed Two Witnesses Besides the two aged 4 and who witnessed the grim the couple have a third aged The younger ones continued childish not realizing what had As Policeman Kelly entered the room he said that the younger crfcwled out of bed onto the his frther Weeding pro fusely from the but talking are you going to die See ABIMEXE 4 Authorities Hold Heir To Fortune Would you be surprised to see a want ad used to adver tise for the Moon If yon were a regular read er of the classified section yon mot this following things were advertised 100 to oil steady dally at 5 per cent for fen by an Arizona organiza to bear from Mamie Shannon Youll find most anything ad vertised for over In tne ivant under tlie collaneons Miscellan eous for sale or trade or to No matter what It a Want Ad wUI get H Paris heir to the Singer sewing machine and developer of a Palm realty who was n a charge of ob It is alleged that by mis representing the financial condi tion of the Palm Beach Ocean Realty of he was Singer conspired frand Posting 000 he returttett to New SINCLAI CASE DELAYED UNTIL Search For Witnesses In Europe To Continue By Government By The Associated Press April enable the government to continue its search through Europe for two important missing wit Justice Hitz in the District of Columbia supreme court today continued from April to May the SinclairFall criminal conspiracy growing out of the Teapot Dome naval oil lease Government counsel urged and defense counsel objected strenu ously to a continuance until nest andJustice Hitz said he did not like to turn away from defendants who were ready for trial Notice was given by the that if the government failed to find the missing witnesses and James wealthy American oil entertain a motion for a further continuance of the caseuntil next Blackmer and ONeil were de clared by Owen Roberts of special government oil to be in dodging special and consular agents of the government who have been searching for them for a number of These oil operators are sought to shed light on the organization and administration of the Contin ental Trading a Canadian from which thegovernment charges Harry obtained in liberty bonds and caused them to be converted to or for the benefit of Albert within a few weeks after the interior secretary the lease with Sinclair for the Wyoming naval Show Genius Enters 34th Hour Of Coma Ner vous Breakdown Given As Cause April suffering from an acute collapse or Earl New York theatrical tonight seemed as sured xf a week to ten days of attention in a Greenville hospi tal before resuming his journey to Atlanta to beginserving a prison term for perjury in con nection with his bath tub For the first time since Car roll was taken from his train at his physi cians late today issued an offi cial statement declaring the producers condition had been diagnosed as a serious nervous Patient In Coma The patient is in an acute col lapse or coma and these attacks not infrequently occur in of illness from which he the statement adding that the illness resulted from the severe mental strain under which he has been laboring for the last two Carroll entered the 34th hour of coma early Physicians said he had improved since he was re moved from the train but that his condition still was Several numbers of Carrols fam ily includinghis have come to his By Universal Service April seriously impaired health will win freedom for Earl New York theatrical now ill as a federal prisoner at it was made plain at the department of Justice Pardon Refused Carrolls formal application for a submitted by his repre sentatives and personally urged by him 24 hours before he started for Atlanta has been turned down by AttorneyGeneral This means that Carroll must serve his sentence for un less his sudden illness should con tinue long enough to raise the is sue of his reltase in an altogether new The department is keeping in touch with Carrolls condition through United States Marshal Hecht of New York and his rep who were taking Car roll to Atlanta when he sank into a Sargent said Carroll was being afforded good medical care by Marshal He added that he had sent no other representative of the department to ParisNew York Air Flight Looms Possibility With New Record NonStop Flight Across Atlantic Next Objective Of Intrepid Civilian Pilots By Universal Service NEW April can endurance and mechanism set a new worlds airplane record to day when Clarence Chamberlin and Bert Acosta came to earth after Bert pioneer pilot and Clarence both Ameri piloting a Bellanca monoplane for ican who wouldnt give up the yesterday rode down 51 11 minutes and 25 sec very world record for continuous when they as part way mile first the thirtysix hour then the 45hour French duration record and finally their own scheduled 50hour stunt m the The pair intend to make a nonstop trip across the Atlantic to The flight above New York was to test the capabilities of their big WrightBellanca BORGER BLAST CLAIMS LIVES OF 3 WORKERS Minter Goes To New York To Purchase New Stocks Minter left yesterday for New where ho will purchase midsummer stocks and store bargain merchandise lor the MIntdr Dry Goods PRAETORIANS MEET i lio Associated LTISS April trip of Inspection over the state capitol by some 200 visiting mem bers of the Texas Senateof Prae torians today rounded off the first day of the organizations two day convention Degree work was for Legislator Kills Then Self By The Associated Press April Tragedy stalked through the legis lative halls of the state capitol to day when Harry 61yearold lobbyist of Los shot and killed Miss Marybele 29 rearold senate journal clerk of then turned the pistol upon Inflicting a wound from which his ensued about anhour and a half The shooting occurred on the fourth floor of the state the young Hollywood woman main tained her office as an attache of the upper Personal relations extending over a number of years prompted the it was declared by friends of the SLOGAN SELECTED By The Associated April of the rainbow was the slogan selected Thursday by the Chamber of Commerce out of 500 sent In from all over the of was Awarded a prize of for the town is eeven yeara old and bat ft population of Three Others Hurt When Time Bomb Explodes In Well By The Associated Press April dead In the fatal oil well nitro blast of Wednesday stood at three Thursday with three others in and it h been ascer tained that the casualties were not caused by a premature but by the forcing to the from gas c a time The accident occurred at the An dersonPritchard Take north of the Canadian The dead Eddie member casing Roy member casing Fred memoer casing The Injured Robert tool Arthur The body of Eddie Dame was blown to fragments when the blast the derrick and sent the wooden rig flying over a wide Sparks and Workman were brought to the General hospital where they j here died early Thursday from burns and Those working at the well thought that the time bomb was at the bottom of the when i suddenly appeared at the and 1 i Officers of City To Be Installed Installation of recently elected city officials will take place this afternoon at the close of the regu lar weekly meeting of the Board of City With todays Charles fouryear administration will be He did not seek a third Of the four commis all of whom are three have served four They scattered shreds of Lover to Die on Chicago Gallows By Universal Service April Wal ton who is to be hanged to morrow morcing for the slaying of Isaac husband of his aged tried make amends to society by be queathing his brain to Through his attorney the con demned man filed a motion in criminal court to have his brain turned over to and Jacob The value of the offer lies In the fact that when Huibert com pleted a psychiatric examination f the he found him to be sane but he has the men tality of a boy of Winn was convicted along with his grand motherly Ella Nusbaum was sentenced to life imprisonment Winn is a weazoned little slow moving and slow Testimony at the trial showed that he had been keeping liason with Nusbaum the It was said he had killed the elder ly man In order to get his insur Panhandle Boom Town Now Quiet By The Associated Press April formerly called a bad town of the Texas Panhandle oil apparently has been brought to peace and it was learned On the heelof a message from Boyd Governor Dan Moodys private who with Adjutant General Roo ertson has been making Invtstlga tions that he Gatewood will return to Austin a con gratulatory message for the Bor ger post of the American Legion was received at the governors of fice The agreement contained thanks to Robertson and Major Underwood of the adjutant generals department for the good work they have done and offered continued cooperation of the Le pledged in a special meeting of the post SIXTEEN By Thf 1ress April onds at Roosevelt They had beaten by six hours the French record set by Drouhin and Landry who remained in the air i5 11 minutes and 59 seconds in a Farman After writing history In the sky the two aviators landed amid the cheers of a large crowd that had assembled at the They fin ished their flight at this af They had taken off at oclock Tuesday Their flight demonstrated the feasabllity of a nonstop flight from New York to Paris which they Had they flown In a straight tine Instead of circling around over the field they would have reached possibly as far as Constanti We knew you would do ex claimed the wives of the two avia tors as they climbed into the seats of the plane and put their arms around their husbands necks and kissed They were the first to greet the record Given Ignretto Give me a cigarette were Acostas first wordb after he had kissed his Someone In the wildly cheering crowd passed him I want a drink were Cham berllns first we ran out drinking water yesterday morn As they ciimbed down from their plane the enthusiastic crowd sur ged everyone apparently eager to slap the bird men on the The esti nated at two thousand became so un ruly that police reserves were call The patrolmen formed a circle around the aviators as Sidney Hillman presented each with a basket of carnations which thy passed to Americas A sain Todays feal is one of the vic tories of peace for It brought Kick to America the record been established by that had Lieutenant Kelly and MacRendy at in April when they re mained in the ar 36 hours four This was broken by the Frenchmen In The first cheer of enthm iasm went up from the wafchers at oclock this morning wh aviators broke the French record and started to hang up a now mark for futurj contestants to shoot They continued their flight for sis more though at eleven oclock it was apparent they were nearlng the end as they had en gallons of gasolne They kept on for another hour and then made a perfect By The Press April George Henderson Is Relieved to have established a new altitude record today for ob least 16 persons were killed servatlon seaplanes carrying a load and more than 50 Injured In an of He made a night w iviayuem arm earth tremor vvhch shook thi3 city unaccompanied from the Anacosta this morning and naval air station and an un the fourth has served one secondg official reading of his recording In He was defeated In f strument Indicated he had bettered the previous mark of feet by more than DEATH LIST OF 1EVASTATED TOWN STANDS AT 47 GRAVES PREPARED BY Citizens Display Brave Face Through Mask Of Trag edy With First Terrible Excitement Over Schools Churches Closed No Electricity By The Associated Press ROOK April all of its dead buried without benefit of clergy in graves dynamited out of solid rock by United States its injured either in pitals in San Antonio or in temporary quarters and the curious who crowded through the morgues and about the ruins what is left of the citizenry turned today to the task of rebuilding Rock torn from its mountain seat by a tornado Tuesday The number of dead was established at a recheck here and at San Antonio showing that in compiling the names of the misspelling caused With the first terrible excitement the keenest sorrow into the cruel necessi ties of the and the pathetic picture of destruction on every the town tried Rock Springs Fund At Half Thousand to show a brave countenance Abllenes response to the appeal through its mask of for stricken Rock Springs Is like j Thanks Extended Abilene all the Standing amid the ruins of his grocery and feed Mayor The Reporter NewsRed Cross Lockley asked Associated fund stood last night at al press to convey the thanks of the most halfway to the goal which It citizens to whole outside world In will be And in fp Ihgje the ritory of which Abilene Is the center is beginning to be heard The swiftest and most convincing answer to Rock Springs cpH to has come from another point the neighboring city of Colo With the memory of Its own Mitchell connty cyclone of 1923 Colorado yes terday forwarded to the Ked Cross for TCock and Is raisins Kerr fifty miles cast of Rock No who has seen it how complete has been our he But busi ness will go on In Rock I have been here since I am going to I have lost but Rock Springs was built be cause a need for a town In this I believe it will rebuilt and rebuilt better than ever Mayor Iiockley said the total value of the property destroyed was a million and a half has sent Acknowledgements are made as This Is virtually all the property follows j of the as the assessors books Previously acknowledged show a valuation of based Grace Hotel On a 60 per cent Mrs Abilene Roberta Lofrsdon Hick and Smith San Angelo C Webb Neal Crier Henderson Grain Smith Rollins Lewis Ball Burgess Cash Carrlnston Green Nicholas Spencer Asa Holt Tansll John Moughan Hardy McAliatcr Stevenson Sam Merkel 342 Orange street Officials of brinks say tho town will be rebuilt and that they will start work at i No Insurance It has no salvage value and to date not a single person who had a dollars worih of tornado insur ance has been The loss is 10 00 worse than for the expense of cleaning up and getting ready to rebuild will be more than tho value of the recovered The superintendent of schools desnt when the school will 500 i reopen he Is too busy aiding the 5 election by j Thomas Hayden mayor police chief Price and Scott are the new WILMOT 7 NEAR SAN SABA AT 900 SAN April test Rock northeast of San Saba Is drilling around 900 This Is the third test for oil in Rocky Wflmpt 1 was abondoned recentlyafter a string of tools were lost in the The well is go ing down about fifty feetfrom thj firet Wilmot GAINS LIBERTY By Universal Service April Harry Goudy escaped from Jail here today In a most methodical and business like He sent a to a hardware dealer asking for some Thenote was delivered by jiill hanger on and bore the name of a police In a few minutes the saws were delivered and In anhour Goudy was He is charged with stealing auto mobiles and desertion from the Sixteen Hurt When Train Derails In Louisiana By Associated Press April persons were six of them when Texas and Pacific train Numbor south bound ran Into a wash out four miles north of here at oclock A relief train was rushed from here and brought the injured in Ahortly after The bag gago car ajiil three broke through the washout and turned Acknowledged in yesterdays Abilene Reporter Hallmarks Bakery j j j Beasley Louis Montpomery Knights Columbus Creswell Halos Grocery Cash Goodwin Abilene Candy Louia Ward By The Assif Intcrl Press ROCK apparenty wellfounded story that Myrl one of theuninjured survivors of Tuesday nights tornado catas was carried three miles by the twister and gently drop ped was given credence here today among relief The who said the wind carried me was found threemiles from the demolished home of her parents under circumstances discredltng any theory that she could have wandered to that The youngster said she was dropped there by the Masonic Inspector Of Seymour Dies By The Press WICHITA April Under escort of a committee from other The ministers dont know when they will have church There Is no place to hold one and the flrst services to be held In Rock Springs will be tha memorial service for its There is no no n and the only telephone Is the ono In the rear of the wrecked tele over which this story was dictated to the Associated Cleaned The streets have been cleaned of a part of their debris to permit automobiles to get through with A large bon fire has been body of John of Dal 33rd degree inspector general honorary of the Scottish Rite Free who died Thursday morning from Wichita Falls to The body will be placed on the ing Wichita Falls at The committee was composed of Walter Albert Peterson and of where piles of rubbish being Aid has come In from several nearby from Sonora have aent clothes and Kerr vllle has sent cash with word that more will of aid have come from but the mo that can bo done but a pltance In comparison Sec ROCK Page 4 ;