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Abilene Morning News (Newspaper) - August 19, 1930, Abilene, Texas West Texas own newspaper the morning edition of the Abilene Dally reporter the Abilene morning news the weather wet ,��raj1j mtr 11 4 win Ilij. Volume 4 2 a. M. Edition Abilene Texas tuesday morning August 19, 1930.�? to pages Price 5 cents number 301deny Abilene Southern plea in candidates enter Home stretch in bitter race for governor i rivals invade Eastern Texas Jim on coast Sterling in the North Ferguson hurls new charge at Wiles opponent Sterling in Paris says Jim a drilling a dry Hole texan kills negro Slayer of wife Texas most interesting political Campaign in recent years swung into its final week monday with Ross Sterling of Houston directing his plea for the democratic gubernatorial nomination in next saturdays run off primary to North Texas and James e Ferguson asking 8outh texans to vote for his wife mrs. Miriam a. A Ferguson who continued to remain aloft from the platform. Sterling spoke monday at Denton and Cainsville and monday night at Paris. Ferguson Bud Only in evening engagement at port Arthur. Brith Sterling and Ferguson campaigned in West Texas last week and leaving there left the Battle to be staged mightily in that Field by numerous supporters while they carried their pleas personally to other grand division of the Commonwealth. In his Denton speech Sterling denied another Ferguson allegations that Sterling once had sold whisker. The Houston candidate said he never had heard of a Sterling selfing liquor but that it was possible a Man of that name had although impossible for any of bus family Ever to have engaged in that Enterprise. He said he fir-1 heard of Ferguson when the impeached former governor drilled a dry Hole at the Humble Oil Field that Ferguson was Good at drilling dry in los and was going to Drill one next saturday. In the rare for the nomination for state attorney general James v Allred spoke monday at Meridian and Waco and the incumbent Robert ice Bobbitt at mount Vernon Pittsburg and Clarksville. As in the gubernatorial nomination contest that race saw the a Quot a a candidates indulging in personalities. Interest in the attorney generals race bids fair to equal that of to amp a sub Orns its Contes possibly helping to swell the total vote Nett saturday. Both men have speaker covering the state and organizations similar to those of the major contest. Pioneer banker w. F. Hates Pioneer cattleman and banker of the flies a Section. Who died unexpectedly there yesterday. Lindy honoured at while House ceremony another official Honor from the nation was Eon feared upon col. Charles Lindbergh at the ceremony pictured below on the White House Lawn in w Ashington. It was a special congressional medal awarded a in commemoration of his achievements in shown left to right arc mrs. Hoover. Colonel Lindbergh president Hoover. Mrs. Lindbergh and c of. Campbell b. Hodges White House military aide. Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon May be seen standing behind mrs. Lindbergh and colonel Hodges. Sweetwater girl Down alter tree squat of month Hith to Sweetwater. Aug. 18 a up a tree 747 1-2 hours More than 31 Days Dorothy Nell Shin. To was forced Down today by commands of her Mother. The litle girl climbed up july 17. When tree sitting became the Vogue and was the last of her kind in Sweetwater to come Dowtin she believed she had a record. Jim makes customary speech on coast county rally for Ferguson Here tonight judge Cummings of Wichita Falls speaker Sterling forces Are Busy Baylor county forces pushing the candidacy of mrs. Miriam a. Ferguson planned to Loose their most forceful attack at a county wide Raly Here tonight while Camps for both Ferguson and Ross Sterling continued to schedule speaking engagements throughout this territory tor the remainder of the time before saturdays election. Judge Yancy Cummings of Wlch in Falls one of the states leaders in the Ferguson forces will make the principal address at the rally ton get Hie program will be at the Federal Lawn beginning at 8 o clock. And the talks will be sent out through a loud speaker system. A on a. Brooks. Abilene will preside and Cummings will be Tny produced but col. It. A. Pentick of Stamford. Those in charge of arrangements announced last night a program of music would be presented prior to the speaking. Judge Cummings was expected to arrive Here late today. I debate at Snyder tile multiplicity of speaking engagements being scheduled through out this Section by Ferguson Tes and Sterll gites has caused at least one see rally Page 4 Mercury soars to 103 degrees Mon. Abilene s highest temperature for the season thus far 104 degrees on a certain hot sunday in july had a runner up yesterday the Mercury climbing to 103 degrees Between 4 and it of clock. Maximum temperature for last week was 102 decrees with a maximum of 101 for thief Days tuesday wednesday and . Sunday also Rex led the 101 level both or a a it port Arthur. Aug 18 Jamr e. Ferguson campaigning for his wife. Mrs. Miriam a Ferguson seeking the democratic gubernatorial nomination entered the last week of the fight with an address before a Section of the Gulf coast electorate massed in Lyons Park Here tonight. The former governor his customary speech. He explained his wife a platform calling for old age pensions equity of redemption Laws covering foreclosure and legislation making officers who drink Bootleg liquor ineligible to hold their posts. He vigorously attacked Ross s Sterling hts wife opponent and took up again tile Well worn cudgels against the Suring supported state Highway Bond Issue proposal. Ile reiterated allegations against Sterling As an individual which he Lias made All Over the state. The Region hereabouts nearly always has been kind to tile Fergus see politic s. Page i . Bates 68 rancher and banker Dies heart attack claims prominent Pioneer of Ector county a of Wenj i the a a i Odessa. Aug. 18 w. F. Bates. 68. Pioneer banker and cattleman of this Section president of the citizens National Bank Here since 1911, and on of Ector county s leading citizens for More than a Quarter cd a Century died unexpectedly As he entered the Home of a Friend Here at 2 15 this afternoon. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Or. Bates had walked from his Home to the Alan Connell Home a Block away. He fell to the floor a Tim maid answered his Knock at the door. Death was immediate. Old time rancher or Batts was an outstanding figure in the ranks of the old time Cowman having born in that Hurtless since his youth. Born in Bell county in 1862. Lie moved to Palo Pinto county when lie was 19 years old. He served through every task of the cow business and made three trips Over the trails to Kansas Devisee Bates Dies Page 4� Iii uni Travis Smith. Farmer. Finds wife dead. Shoots negro who hid under the House by the associated press Brenham. A. 18.�?mrs. Travis Smith 40. Was slain with an axe today at her Home six Miles South of Brenham and be vat us Ben negro was shot and killed by Smith a former tick inspector in this county. Mrs. Smith lived about forty five minutes but was unable to make a statement. The Coroner s verdict had not been returned late today. Husbands Story Smith stated he had been to the store at Brenham and became alarmed when a Telephone Call to is residence failed of a response. He rushed Home just As Ben came out of the House with the bloody axe. Running into the House Smith found his wife lying in a Pool of blood. Smith said he then went in search of the negro but when he approach the negro. Ben turned on him and attempted to strike him with the axe. Smith then ran Back into the House for his Rifle. When he returned to the Yard the negro had taken Refuge under the House. Smith stated he emptied see killings age 41 Slick is buried in Pennsylvania a by the a Oclit of in i Tulsa. Okla aug. 18 out. Of respect to the memory of Thomas b. Slick a King of buried today at Clarion a. His boyhood Home the Oklahoma Union railway company and the Union transportation company of Tulsa suspended service for five minutes during the funeral hour or. Slick owned interests in both companies Many Oil men left yesterday for Clarion to attend the funeral services. Several travelled by air lines Extension t Angelo ruled unnecessary application for rehearing planned i. C. C. Holds Santa be serves area sufficiently Ruth Barron Derby racer forced Down mystery Rifleman near Milsap takes pot shots at four Hobo his latest victim taken to Sweetwater Hospital with head wound liner goes Down in South Pacific after 317 occupants Are taken off by la v�nctat<1 by Wellington n. 7. Aug. 18. A the British Steamer Tahiti which had been in distress three Days went Down in the South Pacific today after Lier .717 occupants passengers and Crew were safely aboard the american Steamer Ventura. The Ventura immediately headed for Pago Pago the american naval base in Samoa to discharge its Island passengers. Then it will go to san Francisco to land the americana and europeans. After leaving Wellington for san Francisco due there August 29, the Tahiti lost its starboard propeller and sprang a leak about 460 Miles East of Rarotonga. Cook islands. While the wireless sent out Calls for Aid and ships in those Waters raved to the position the Large vessel drifted about 60 Miles with a Strong current before other ships came up. The Peny bran a norwegian freighter was the first to reach the disabled vessel but passengers were not evacuated to it because of the limited accommodations while no immediate danger threatened. Today the Ventura which had raced hundreds of Miles to Ald the Tahiti arrived alongside at 9 30 a. In. Local time just As a Bulkhead gave Way and the passengers began taking to lifeboats. Hie 175 passengers first were launched upon the heaving Ocean and although they were endangered in the heavy swell and by an approaching storm they were picked up a the Ventura without Accident. Meanwhile he ship was listing badly. But Tho 142 officers and men remained aboard pumping desperately to keep her see ship sinks Page 4 Jackson and of brine plan to Cash in on endurance Fame St Louis flying team again on Earth after 647 hours aloft reason for Landing a a unsettled planes scour desert wastes near Phoenix Gladys of Donnell leads a both pro i Holbrook. Ahr., aug. 18.-Ruth Barron. Hollywood. Calif. Flier in the women s National air Derby made a forced Landing near Here tonight. She was not injured. I a t a by the Coria ted Phoenix Ari. Aug. 18 a Ruth Barron of Hollywood. Calif., flying in the women s National r Derby disappeared in the desert wastes late today and two planes were sent to search for her. Miss Barron who left Calexico. Calif., was More than three hours overdue of. This control at 6 p in Rice officials expressed anxiety for the safety of miss Barron. B f Lee Nisch an air Derby official landed Here at 5 15 p in. And reported miss Barron took off from Calexico 20 minutes before he left he said he had not sighted her on the Des it. A a a Gladys of Donnell leads racers into Phoenix the a Aqwa fed a Phoenix Ari?,., aug. 18 continue j my their nip and tuck race for the Lead in the National women a Derby Gladys of Donnell to gang Beach calif., and Margery Doig Danbury. Coni. Finished the third Lap of the Long Beach flight Herr today with less than five minutes elated time separating them. While mrs. O Donnell completed the Lap. Witch began of Calexico. Calif., first she was followed 20 seconds later by miss Doig who gained 40 seconds during the fight. Mrs. O Donnell s time from Calexico was one hour. 24 minutes. The distance is approximately 180 Miles. Half an hour after mrs. O Donnell arrived Jean la Rne. Kansas City set her plane Down. She both or a a it Sweetwater. Aug. 18.�? fourth victim recently of Rifle fire near Milsap h. Smith of Birmingham. Ala., was taken from a westbound freight train he a today suffering from a Bullet wound in the head. Smith and a companion were beating their Way to Arizona to pick Cotton they told county officers. At Milsap they said an unidentified youth alongside the track raised a Rifle and fired. Mem ism of the train Crew said it a the fourth such attack near Milsap. Smith and his companion were held for investigation. Florida Trio Helo in plot on governor publisher politician and real estate Man make counter charges see air Derby rage 3 guitars first of band tour party to arrive Home sheep men ask rail hate Chat five carriers operating in Texas petitioned by t. A. Kincaid both Fri it san Angelo aug. 18.-five railways operating in Texas were asked today by the sheep and goats raisers association to reduce by 50 per cent freight charges on Hie movement of Texas sheep and lambs to interstate and interstate Points from August 25 to november i. The railways pet dolled were the Santa be. Rock Island Missouri Pacific Southern Pacific and Frisco. See rate change Page 4 recent general Rains make drought crises less severe Southern railroads to put reduced rates into effect today Western lines to follow suit in few Days jacks in Ville Fla. Aug 18 i charges and counter charge reverberated today a an aftermath of the arrest of three men in connection with a reputed plot to Assar Sinate gov. Doyle e. Carlton of Florida Fred o. Eberhardt. Publisher and editor of the Tallahassee state news Frank Ralls former political campaigner for Carlton and Henry Halsema Jacksonville real estate operator were named in a warrant charging conspiracy to procure the assassination. They were arrested Here sunday night before leaving hts cell after posting $500 Bond on the charge which is a Misdemeanour in this St jute. Oberhardt declared the arrests a part of a political die publisher who has waged a continuous and bitter editorial Campaign against the Carlton administration termed the Case a just a cheap bid for meanwhile. Sheriff w b. Cahoon whose Deputy c. E. Hooks swore to the warrant accusing the three men renamed silent about details of the reputed plot. The warrant charged that the Trio with divers other persons whose names Are unknown a plotted to hire a gunman to kill the governor. While admitting that the investigation was go-1 ing Forward the sheriff said he sex by acted no More arrests mimed lately. J. C. Madison Justice of the peace before whom the warrant was sworn set the preliminary hearing for next monday he fixed Bonds at $500 each. Halsema and Eberhardt made Bond immediately but Ralls remained in jail until tonight. St. Louis aug. 18. Dale Jackson and Forest o brine new holders of the world s air plane endurance record tonight were preparing to Cash in with a series of refuelling demonstrations at state fairs. Tile fliers landed at Lambert-8t. Louis f eld y esterday after 647 hours 28 minutes and 30 seconds aloft in their monoplane. Greater St. Louis and this exceeded by 93 hours and 47 minutes the record of 554 hours established by the Hunter Brothers who landed at Chicago july 4. Despite their complaints of a Lack of financial interest in their achievement indications Point to a larger cleanup for Jackson and o brine this year than there was after the endurance flight last year which netted them $37,000 and an air plane. William Pickens the fliers Man-1 Ager announced he closed contracts totalling $30,500 for live appearances at fairs the first to be Jackson of brine Day at the Missouri far a Sedalia next saturday. This will be followed by appear Sec endurance Page 4 or. And mrs. John guitar arrived in Ablene last night on the Sunshine spacial after a ten weeks tour of England and Europe. They were the first of a Large party of athenian and other West texans who accompanied the Simmons band to reach Home. Landing in new Yok saturday morning or. And mrs. Guitar left for Texas that evening their daughters miss Ruth Chi tar and mrs. Kelly Polk Are expected to arrive Here wednesday night along with several other members of the tour party. I h a the \��tielate4 to Washington. Aug 18 recent Rains in drought areas today led Secretary Hyde to say a Quot believed the a Corner Quot had been turned and at the same time word came from the White House that president Hoover expects to name his National organization for Relief this week. The agriculture Secretary also announced that Southern railroads would put into effect emergency rates for the parched belts tomorrow. He said we tem railroads were expected to take similar action in a few Days. The rates amount ing to 50 per cent on livestock and feedstuffs already Are operating in the East. Hyde was in a genial mood after a Call at the White House. He jovially remarked i commenting on general Rains that a the weather Bureau had seen and done its tie said he believed the precipitation had taken the Edge off the emergency. To name committee president Hoover has been awaiting the shaping of state Relief committees before designating the National organisation but reports from see weather Page 3 by the associated press Washington. Aug. 18 the interstate Commerce commission today denied an application of the Abilene amp Southern railway subsidiary of the Missouri Pacific system to build a 39-mile Extension from Ballinger to san Angelo Texas. Had preserved Road the Santa be Railroad which recently acquired the or pm Railroad opposed the the Missouri Pacific a a quest and Pic commission no Ltd the Santa be was tendering adequate sender to the territory be addition the commission s report said the Santa a through jts Purchase of the Orient had pre red a struggling Road. Chairman Mcmanamy dissented and suggested that the Miguel be allowed to build into san Angelo or the Santa be be required to give the Missouri Pacific trackage rights Over the Orient. The Missouri Pacific in its petition ask cd the Extension on ground amp providing Competition in the territory. In discussion of the reason for Hie decision commissioner myer concurring with the majority a the real applicant Here is the Missouri Pacific system and Tho real opposition comes from Tho Sant Feas owner of the former Kansas City Mexico end Omen orients struggle Quot it is a fact of common knowledge that for Many years the one Etc struggled for existence a commissioner myer continued. A of repeated appeals were made to us to Aid in sustaining Jig Hie no one could Cven be fount willing to receive the property As a gut with the obligation to cont nu1 operation. Tenacious Devotion of the receiver and a band of faithful Orient officials and employee a loan from the Treasury of the United states reduced tax and Active intercession in behalf of the Orient of Strong connecting lines combined to keep it in operation though on a precarious basis. Except for these measures. Operation of the Orient would have been abandoned years ago with calamities to tile people while discovery of West Texas Oil revived a Hope for the property commissioner myer continued in taking Over the Orient ult Santa be performed a pull 5 service which must have brought a sense of relict to All concerned. A in View of the hazards assumed by the Santa be in taking Over the Orient a he concluded a the comm Van s decision would give that system a an Opportunity to work out its destiny in this territory on a in re permanent basis before authorizing another Strong system to Divide with it sue ii traffic As there May be a to have amp Elution in rejecting the proposal of the Missouri Baa Fie subsidiary for Extension to son Angelo the Conns tee Extension rage \ Small to speak for r. S. Sterling both i from tort Worth us. 18.�? senator Clint Small has announced that he will speak Iii Waco wednesday night at 8 o clock on the governors race in the interest of the candidacy of Ross s. Sterling the address w Iii be broadcast by san Antonio Waco Amarillo Houston and fort Worth radio stations

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