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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1927, Abilene, Texas TexasOwn i Newspaper ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WIST partly eeetor In north and MM pertlenei pertly FRIDAY APRIL NUMBER 205 TO CUT POYDRAS LEVEE AT NOON TODAY x x x x x x x x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx x x Against Moody s Administration Is Threatened STATE RESTSRUTH SNYDER TO TELL MURDER STORY Situation At Hankow Grave Nationalists Prepared To Offer Resistance By Universal Service April that the United States will be forc ed to fire on Hankow was revived department Followers of Euegene lea1 er of the radical are re to adopted a more menacing littitude to all foreigners and isjthe if not some overt act will be committed will force the foreign there actively to protect their it was re It is here whether Chca himself is but it is of his more have been em boldened to Voust all foreigners the the powers to compel Chen make amends for AiiierfcansaJitf hundreds of other foreiprfersj who have in PROSECUTORS 8EIIEKE CHAIR MIL AVENGE BUTCHERY OF ART EWTOR BY LOVE COUPLE Female Fiend Or Falsely Ac Todays Session Will Reveal Accused Writes Runyon BY DAMON RUNYON Universal Service Staff Correspondent L0NG ISLAND Apri we endeavor to chisel nnder the marble mask and get a peek at the if of Buth Brown By that we mean the world at of or at least those inmates of the world at large who may be interested in looking for the soul of this particular the charges of the state of New York be deserves the title of the bloody female daughter of the for a woman falsely whatever she may Euth Brown Snyder steps to the bar of Old John Law in the morning as a witness in her own The state rested its case against Snyder and her pallid para Henry Judd at confident that it has piled up enough evidence to burn them both to death in the electric for the of the wo mans Albert is mainly evidence built around FARI RELIEF TO BE ISSUE IN 1928ELECTION Aid For HardHit Farmers Of West Sought By sisted on remaining to conduct their business are in There are 4 5V foreign warships in it become but the situa tion is made more serious by the fact that the Cantonese have fin ally been able to mount some large guns and are in a position to of fcier strong Abilenian Chosen Pythias Official By The Associated Press FORT April Phoclon Park of Bryan was grand commander of the grand commandery of Knights Templar of Texas and Houston was Chosen the 1928 convention city at the final business session of the annual conclave here By the process of eleven men were moved to higher offices in the grand Tell was the only new man to join the official He was elected grand cap tain of the Other officers of the grand commandery for next year Include George deputy grand and Omar standard TWO GIVEN DEATH By Universal Service April court martial at Kovno today sentenced Deputy Josef Lieutenant Erich Tarnau and Sergeant Skema to and sixteen others to prison up to twelve years on argec of having planned a new It in By Universal Service April Deterrnined to get farmrelief for the hardhit farmers of the the big farm organizations of the country will carry their fight into the presidential elections of if necessary i Such was the ultimatum hurled at all political parties and pros Brenckman of the national grange and Chester Gray of theAmeri can Farm Bureau fol lowing a conferencewith Presi dent Coolidge at the White they confined their conference with the president to recommending reappbintment of Commissioner Hill to the shipping Brenckman and Gray frankly revealed their farm relief plans to the newspaper They announced that the chief executives of their organizations and the farmers union which a joint membership of will meet here In October to prepare a farmrelief program for submission to the annual con ventions of tha organizations this The program thus ratified will be presented to said If unsuccessful will be taken directly into thenational conventions of the political parties neact after into the national cam he GROCER DIES LITTLE April TIpton founder of the Cox Cash Stores oper todayof TmALOFNOOREON BRIBERY CH URGE H ELD BP BY 111 NESS Of LEADING STATE WITNESS By The Associated Press April unexpected eventual ill prosecution will be physicians indicated Thursday to take the stand Friday in the bribery trial of one of two former members of the house of representatives expelled and subsequently dieted after Chamberlins testimony that ho gave them to influence Criminal district court was re cessed Thursday when first witness was found to be ill under a phy District Attorney Moore said that Chamberlin arose 111 this morning and finally was to an emergency hospital for treatment of an abdo minal not At the Chamberlin was eaid tonight to be doing1 legislative chairman e Texas Optometry fl proprietor of an optometry ftt WM called ky the state to repeat substantially the testimony he gave before a house investigating committee which rec ommended expulsion of Moore and defendants in several Both are charged in a joint Indictment with agreeing to accept and acceptlnff from Cham berlin to secure an unfavorable house committee report on Moores bill to tax stationary optometrists the same as itinerant The same witnesses introduced late Wednesday after the trial MOORB TRIAL blood tt the crumpled little cor set their once piping ho than a dead man begin trying to save their re spective skins at Sing each trying to shove the ih room with the little What did Snyder sa about the confession of Graya hat squawk I asked her at orney lets see she said be an Dana the buzzing justling little man who sits at Mrs Snyders side in the court room when he isnt on his which i Profoundly Legal She wait now until recall what she put inEx Judge the other attorney Virginia Farm Youth With Life On Earth Near ing End By PEGGY HOPKINS by the Daily Mirror and Universal LONG ISLAND April Judd Gray He hasnt it He hasnt any thing He is just a sap who kiss ed and was told on Being a woman I went to the Queens county court house hop ing that I would find something feminine which would help me to find some excuse for Ruth But looking at this I say that there is no excuse She didnt love because she wanted to make a man She was thinking only of She says in her marble man ner I am an innocent I was unfaithful to my husband but I had an But I am not to blame if my lover murdered And she expects to get by with it And there is poor Gray He looks like a bunch of dough that somebody forgot to need for the who is as busy but who seems to have more He seems to be the more profoundly legal mind of the restive They seemed at a loss for Do you think she will keep her nerve on the stand I they in I am Inclined to think Whatever else she may which seems to be the wo man appears to have or maybe she hasnt any It is about the same before the black early morning of March She has been but never save perhaps in that little walk to and from the court between the She then passed before the hungry eyes of the we shall see about that nerve It is already a complete sellout Wee SNYDEft 4 By Universal Service April been kept alive by artificial respir ation for 174 Walter Boothe facing the imminent collap se of his bodily tonight seemed The youth lightened the tedium incident to the wait for death by having a cigarette put to his The workers pressing upon his ab dominal forced the smoke in and out of his Curiously it did not seem to in jure but made him brighter and more Occasionally he would smack his lips over a spoonful of Ice Forced by a strange quirk of fate to die at the age of Walter does not seem as yet to realize fully that the end may come at any Clarence his attending said privately however His condition Is Doctors have given up hope of saving his Boothe was in jured in in an automo bile One of the vertebrae at the base of his was dislo He worked as usual for six Paralysis set in an operation was lungs collapsed in of the Seven days ago at noon neighbors began arttifieial r working in THE FLOODS ATA By The Associated Press Location for Poydras break in the Mississippi levee In an effort to save New Orleans from the flood is made by Secretary Hoover and Louisiana Secrecy still surrounds the meth od by which at noon Friday there will be created the first artificial crevasse in the history of Mississ ippi Shots are fired from shore as of aboard government scene of proposed ficial party launch leave but apparently they were not directed at Secretary President Coolidges and his Mississippi rises rapidly at Vicks burg as flood waters from Stops Landing break above returns to the parent stream through the Yazoo Louisiana national guard and World War veterans patrol levees to prevent dynamiting at any Secretary Hoover determines up on civilian supervision in whole flooded area and plans to appoint directors in Mississippi and Arkan sas after conferences with state Additional towns in both Mlsslss ppi and Arkansas are Inundated Highway Commissioners Are Charged With Job Patronage By Sena tors At Hearing By The Associated Press April forces today for the first time hammered at the administ a tion of Governor Dan openly announcing a fight next election day which will center around the state highway com A row was precipitated in the senate finance bearing recommendations of the highway commission for the bi ennial operating which finally was Open Threats Made For three hours Highway Com missioner Cone Johnson traded re with certain senators on their ifJegations patronage highway depart by Senator Archie Parr of Bena vides and others that a fight will be made on Governor Moody in the next election with highway ad ministration one of the Shortly after hearing Senator EdWestbrook of Sherman complained of lack of considera tion he claimed the highway com mission showed him and his con stituency in the choice of new di vision engineers to supersede the entire force of 17 which had served under the Ferguson administra Senator Holbrook of Parr of Benavides and Fairchlld of all outspoken friends of the Fergusons in the joined VVestbrook in attacking the policy of the Holbrook demanded an answer to the question as to why the com mission let out a division engi neer in his asserted to have been well recommended by persons from both political fac Johnson Waxes Hot Commissioner Cone In a fiery impromptu continually interrupted by ths obviously an gered threw down the ultimatum that if this committee sees fit to dynamite this budget be cause of my it wont change my resolution to let no per son or faction dictate appoint Ill raise my hand and he that no friend and no relative of mine has been appoint ed to any place on the highway When we the pres ent commission went into office we determined to leave the matter On tho same ship sailed the Rudolph Russian Serge Mdvlanl in Theyll bo married eoon In Prince Serge is a news attending her departure from brothcr of the husband of Mae Mur Ncw York for Europe the other City Churches And Theatres To Help Flood Relief Fund he same names Breaks In small in Louis ana cause Inundation of additional creage and increase the army of lomeless in three now esti mated at close to Medical officers of the Red Cross nd flooded states map out program or coordinating their work with iew to preventing as far as pos ible spread of disease in refugee waters Aged Woman Found Dead At Kins Home By The Associated Press April Aunt ictoria was found ead in the home of her yrus She had a nife cut In her hip and a bruise n her A woman who laims the aged woman was not ead when she found but died to the right the state highway We directed him to prepare us a list of 15 which he for our Three division engineers whfl served under the Ferguson adminf istratlon were let uot too we wanted to avoid accusation that we had been discriminatory or Breaking into the dlscusslojj See MOODY ATTACKS Page WEST TEXAS CHURCH WOMEN HEAR MOo By The Associated Pness April 2 dry Texas as far as tion support of liquor prohit Is concerned was Governor Dan spea before the seventeenth annuafcon vention of the Womens ary Society on the West Methodist He also told of efforts to feform the Texas prison the legislature had passed a rlorgan Izatlon bill and expressed h4e that further rehabilitation ac complished Some 200 Methodist dlegntet Considered against tho whole rssources of the It isnt much that Abilene can do for the Miss issippi flood while the hungry father of waters sends his torrent rolling southward to ward Poydras to be cut to morrow to save New relief is getting under way here In a city wide Abilene at least will do Its tho churches Iiavd Joined hands xvith the Report er and News and Red Cross to put over the fund now stand ing at the Bent will give a benefit show commencing at a minute after midnight oclock Monday pen ny from which will go for flood Instead of the minimum fixed for Abilene and its immediate ter auspSces of the National Red Manager Ferlerer said last He had originally Intended giving the performance Sunday but changed the open ing hour to Monday morning inasmuch as a city ordinance for bids Sunday The picture to be Alaskan ifi a six reel Pathe scenic present far with stirring hunting scenes and intimate glimpses of Alaskas fowl and animal There will be also tworeel comedy and the Pathe news week Sam Reed at tho pipe organ will render several all The admission is 50 cents for adults and 25 cents for children TheDent Theatres will absorb all turning over every penny it now looks Ilka to received to flood A packed Breaking Of Levee On Mississippi Will Save New Orleans Disease Feared By The Associated Press NEW April such as the Aca dians knew and Longfellow made immortal in Evange is ah old story to the French Acadians and Creoles of Bernard and Pla qucmines And today they are going into exile streaming northward into Their homes are to be deliberately flooded to save that Today their homes banked ia bright flowers that blossom in Louisiana smiled in the were green with growing corn and early vegetables planted to demands of a nations greensodded banks the Mississippi river levee roar ed a giant bulk between thosi homes and the turbulent flood that rushes toward the Gulf of Mexico the channel down which roars the flood waters of 31 Let Torrent Through But at noon by clamatlon of Governor Simp the levee will be cut at Poydras to let the torrent through that the Souths greatest city might ba The flood will engulf tha houses of these will rip across their fields and will tear its way out through Lake De Lery and down Bayou Terre Aux through Breton into the Gulf of the exodus goes It is a gaunt thing to witness but at tho same time a scene of stoio courage and high adventure which stirs the All the hurt that any family knows at seeing the labor of years in building a home swept ruthlfss ly aside was but the hurt was These many of them know what exile The greatgreat grandfather of some of these people who are trudg ing and rolling and riding up the river road to New had built homes and tilled fnrnis in far North Nova In family after family the tale has been told of the exile that followed the arrival of British The folk of Bernard and Plaqucmines do not have to go back to tho days of the Acauiana in Nova Scotia to know what exile Came In 18 5 The people of French and Spanish they streamed into Now Or leans in 1815 when the British See Floods Page 4 oon is being In ustice of the Peace McGee eld an but will withhold is verdict a few days to await de are attending the By Universal Service April Pretty coeds are going to wait on tables In downtown hotels and they are not going to do It on a dare but to help out the Mississippi flood Every copper flipped the co eds by appreciative diners will go to the flood Miss Mattie Motte president of the PanHellenic Council of Three women each nearly O years old were CM two Austin women WM Hill of with indications that the final amount raised will exceed that In the highly successful Rock Springs cyclone relief now closing out at Proclamation to Cltixcnship The Ministers Forum met yes terday in called and out of the came the following proclamation the of upon which no comment is speaks for Benefit Show At Majostloe The Sunday midnight at Msjertie wia te nderj house is To the Citizenship of Abilene The Mississippi flood has al ready become one of th3 ma jor disasters in the history of our with appalling losses still to be registered as the mighty river pours through Southern Louisiana in its sweep to the Gulf of Hundreds have hundreds of are and the property It is es will approximate the half billion The American Red Cross has issued a nationwide call for Unless every town and village widespread and suf fering will The Ministers Forum of composed of pastors of the citys at called meeting held unanimously adopted the following resolution that on next To Any price you want to pay find in the Homes For Sale classifi sation of todays It no longer large amounts of money to own a a small down payment last applVyour rent and comev1n the end xtoth something to show for your ef This Is Own Tour Home more you Ml the quicker you Ten the Want at sot ;