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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1927, Abilene, Texas THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST TIX f nd Sunday owiwr In north pprtlon VOLUME RE SCANDAL AT AUSTIN INT LoveHardins Crop Liens Bill Is Passed By Senate Preparations Continued For The Protection Of Americans Five Ships Are By The Associated Press The United States today abair doncd hope of early peace in China and continued prepara tions to protect Americans at any Tins development followed receipt of confidential stating that neither of the war ring factions is able to tee such it was learned on high Take Grave View Just farreaching this step may prove will be determined by future it was This country and Britain are taking the same grave of the situation and acting in accord officials It in anticipation of this development that five ships were yesterday dispatched to Chinese to reinforce the already formidable American fleet it was Such action was taken only after hope of reaching an agreement with a representa tive Chinese factionhad been it was The plea of the Chinese minister that the ships be way turned been The ships will remain within reach of Americans in China until a victorious army is able to lish a stable government new protective treaties are actually negotiated it was The most optimistic observers say this can not be within two months at the least except in the event of an unexpected collapse either the Northern or Canton ess The Cantonese now marching on can not reach that city within three weeks and a victory there would still leave more than haK of China to be it was pointed It is in Shanghai thatAmeri British and other foreigners are being concentrated for protec tion under the guns of the mighti frt armada assembled siace the World By The Associated hun dred wounded reached Hankow to from the army of Marshal Sun ChuanFang at where he has taken his stand along the river Liberal Head Juan liberal claimant of the presidency of Nica ragua and of the Diaz government recognized by the United declared that he would fight until he is no longer able to withstand the arm ed hostility of Story on the Cantonese toward Thc wounded overflowed na tive hospitals of and were received mercifully the Southern Presbyterian mission hos pital at where mission despite the hostility of Chinese recently toward foreign remained to minister to their Whether the Cantonese will be HUE SOONER STATE FAIL TO OPEN Failures Follow Heavy Run Made On Trust Company By The Associated Press Oklas Five state bank examiners toniglit were enrouteto Southeastern Oklahoma to take charge the five institutions that closed theirdoors to dayas the result of a run on the McAlester Trust Com parent The other institutions are the Bank of North WaparauckaState the Coal gate Bank of Commerce and the BankofPittsburgh Frozen assets due to depression in cotton prices caused the run on the McAlester Trust Waldo assistant bank He explained reserve funds of the other four banks were on deposit with the trust deposits of more than wereshown the when the state call was issued December The state had deposits in nearly all of the failed but Colonel state treas said tonight that it will lose Defendant Georgetown Murder Case On Wit ness Stand Contracts Are By The Associated Press Categorical denial of most of the testimony of Roberto Martinez was made Friday afternoon by Harry Leahy in his trial for the slaying of Ittathis He admitted hiring Martinez at Laredo and bringing him back but said he let him go when he com plained of being and later look ed him up in Laredo and obtained from him the storage check for Ramseys It was then that Leahy said he gave Martinez the 540 which Marie Cortez had testified earlier to see ing him hand the man who has stated on the stand that Leahy killed Ramsey in his presence and buried him in a shallow Under the questioning of his Leahy denied that he went with Mirtinez to dig a hole in the chapparcll and also that he had sent the man to lure to the place wherehis body was He denied Martinez testimony as to the death and burial of the as well as that concerning the sign ing of papers by Ramsey before he was halted at or will thrust Suns trotps aside cannot be fore The headquarters here of the eastern war lord asserted that Sun was holding his own at Yenchow that the withdrawal of his troops before the Cantonese pressure at Chuchow was stragetic to gain a better position on the Tsientand and to receive reinforcements from Hangchow and other north ern Chekiang PAN America is making a serious mis take in sending troops and battle ships to according to Eleanor who returned to her home here today from an ex tensive tour of Carlisledeclared that Red Russian communism is at the root of all the unrest in China today and that the Cantonese or North ern army is directed by Russians Chinese hatred for the British Is said Mrs The Chinese resent and hate the imperialistic attitude of the f Million Dollar Dope Ring Broken in California By LOS inen and a woman were arrested hero today by the police narcotic who worth of cocaine and two automobiles and Captain Littlejohn wild that the of the quintet broke up a million doliar peddling ring operat ing io Willacy Peonage Case Near Close By The Associated Press CORPUS Willacy county peonage cases willgo to the juryabout noon it indicated when the night session of court adjourn ed Clarence district only counsel who has not said would require about two Judge Hrjtchesan said he would take 45 minutes to charge the Court will open at 9 oclock tomorrow Christ and Judge James Graham of Brownsville argued last the latter closing with a two hour Big Golf Gallery To Watch Hagen By The Associated weather and a large gallery were promised for the 72hole golf match between Walter Hagen and Harry which Is to start at 10 a tomorrow at Cedar Crest Country Club Thirtysix holes are to be played tomorrow at Cedar Crest and the remaining on the Tenison Park course The afternoon rounds start at A gallery of is expected to follow DALLAS WOMAN KITTED By The Associated Florence operator of a roominjr house was fatally Injured Friday night when struck by an automobile while crossing dying In an emergency Leahy also denied havingsaid anything to Deputy Sheriff a previous witness in the about digging tip a The contracts which Dubose had shown Ramsey calling for the finding of the missing physician were introduced and Leahy stated that he went to Beeville and had thecontracts drawn by an attor farther that he was aware at the time that the reward was not to be collected until he had produced Ramsey and the if a crime had been A note written by Leahy on the night of May the night Ramsey disappeared to JPrigin at Corpus Christl was admitted and identified over prosecution objec tion after Leahys attorney de clared that the law of alibi permitted its Studied For Ear After giving the letter to a mes senger he studied for a bar exam ination a then went to bed Leahy An automobile wreck was responsible for the blood on his testified to Thursday by a surprise witness offered by the Leahy declared that In the wreck he had been cut on the chin and and that blood flowed dripping into his hand bag when he opened it to get a Leahy admitted getting a real estate man named Adams to write to Ramsey about the purchase of some Adams testified to this remarking that Leahy letters with the heel of his hand with the explanation that fingers leave DETAILS OF ALLEGED BRIDE DEAL ARE REVEALED BEFORE Chamberlain Led Along Path Of Woman And Song In Cross Examination By Representatives Of Those Accused By Universal Service terror seized the house of representatives today when Willis Chamberlain told a house probing committee that Representatives Dale and Moore were not the only legislators who had asked him how much it would be worth to have certain bills spiked before they hit the house The Houston lobbyist for the Texas Optometrical threw scare after scare into the ranks of the house his testimony about the in marked bills he said he gave Dale and Moore to have the bill providing a on licenses for optometrists Memorial For Ten Baylor University Athletes Deferred Will Wait Until Baptist Pi nance Campaign Closes By The Associated proposed memorial to the ten Baylor University athletes killed in a railroad crossing collision at Hound Rock last has been deferred un til after sthe present conquest campaign of the Southern Baptist church in Officials of the university said no immediate effort to ward a memorial would be as President the faculty and students are all deeply interested in the success of the conquest campaign for to pay off debts of denominations one of the largest of which is Baylor University Oregon Pastor Adjudged Insane After Elopement By The Associated Press The former pastor of the Third Baptist who was indicted under Mann act for taking Pearl choir singer to Fort was adjudged in sane today and committed to the state hospital at His who testified in his told of hallucinations he one of which was that each year he pre dicted the world would come to an end in ALLEGED SHOW BANDITS SIGN STATE PAPERS Pair Enroute To Worth After Having Waived Extradition By The Associated Press killed in Conscience After telling the probers he ap proached Dale in his hotel room with a proposition to spike the tax Chamberlin said he became conscience stricken after Dale ac his duty as a patriotic citizen to report bribe attempt to the speaker of In Chamber lin said the legislator told Judge On Grili Farmers Neglected Says McNary When Legisla tive Battle Over Bill Is By The Associated Pioss The Igislative battle over farm relief was renewed today in the senate with Chairman McNary of the ag riculture explaining his proposal to levy an equaliza fee to dispose of surplus He immediately drew fire from the opposition led by Sen ator who declared the measure would have to provide for price fixing if the government was to be protected from loss by operation of the equalization I challenge anyone to point to a single word in the bill referring to price responded Sena tor The price would be protected by the removal Of the While the debate was proceed ing in the numerous pri vate conferences were under way between senate groups in an ef fort to compromise on the pro vision for Led by Senator committee tomorrow The parties who want it reported fav orably are to pay but for it will be reported unfavor Chamberlin also said that Dale told him he practiced law in the legislature just as he practiced it at One of the spiciest bits of related to a dinner in alio t tel room where Representatives I that it would require amendment Moore and Chamberlin were of the farm banking Jaws which could not be affected at this sea Supporters of the bill which will be taken up by the house next week believe its position has been improved materially by the cision to include tobacco of the basic agricultural com along with rice and They claim to have obtained the support of several senators from tobacco growing states and predict that if members from cotton states be the bill will demanded substitution of the Bledsoe cotton insurance plan for the equalization fee against cot Amendment Required Managers of the spon sored jointly by Senator McNary and Chairman Kaugen Of the house agriculture so far have declared to insurance plan on the contention business in legislative Business Good Business has been he said one of them told him and re marked that he had had a hard fight getting the tobacco tax bill turned out as certain people wanted He said he would have to go home and rest a few Cham berlin Chamberlin then told of asking Cecil Chambers and Ray indicted in Fort on a charge of robbing and murder ing Roscoe an employe of the Majestic theatre signed waivers of extradition here late today and were started toward the Texas city in automobiles under heavy They were expected to arrive at abiout 1 a to morrow It was learned here soon after the men signed the papers that Governor Johnson had signed a requisition for their Accompanying the men and offi cers in two automobiles were Chambers young his brother and who refused to give their They came to Ard more Sheriff London of Ardmore and Deputy Sheriff Hale accompanied who was in ono motor Deputy Sheriffs Robert Short and Con Kiersey guarded Cham bers in Chambers also was With them were Chambers wife and sister His brother rode with LIQUOR IS NEEDED By The Associated Press Declaring that supply of medi cinal whiskey must be increased immediately if future stocks are fco be safe for the Represen tative New today introduced a bill authorizing a committee to pass upon applica tion by distilleries to manufacture the product for the I how much was to go to Moore and how much tc He said Dale told him that would be attended to all Moore and I have been friends for many he according to and added that he could trust The argument then started as to where the money would be Dale wanted it delivered in the that didnt suit said he told Dale he would give it to him before he went to the committee hearing in which Dale was to get the bill reported out Drew Out Money The optician said he went to the Austin National bank and drew out after an officer of the had taken the serial numbers of the He said he then met Dale and went with him to tne alley behind the Stephen Austin hotel where he gave Dale the Captain Frank Hamer stepped up and ar rested searched and pot the Chamberlin Hickman and Hamer then went to Moores room and arrested Under cross examination by McGregor and John Chamberlin was lead along a path of women and before an objection by Assistant District Attorney Harvey Simmons was sus But not before Shelton had ask ed the perspiring witness What did you pay for that Gordon gin you had asked Shel and the witness had vehement ly replied Its none of your Reply McGregor explained in his reply to the objection that It was his See DETAILS OF Page 4 de one can be Demand Blocked In his speech opening the de Senator McNary declared the measure was necessary to economically equalize agriculture with industry as operation of the law of supply and demand had and immigration laws Congress has aided every hu man occupation but agriculture he and something was the Salesman Slayer Starts Life Term By The Associated Press Exactly two weeks after his William former Madi son bond salesman and welfare worker tonight began serving a life Imprisonment sentence in tho state prison al Waupun for the murder of Hattie Hales the wife he took in The 51 year old slayer aud fath er of three entered the Wisconsin penitentiary a few hours after he pleaded guilty before Judge Sherman Smalley In the Grant county circuit FUNERAL SCHEDULE By The Associated Press ley prominent Hous ton who died at his home in Houston Friday after an Illness of several will be fcuried here Judge Ole Stolen of became widely known for his reform Now it is charg ed that he solicited loans from and the supreme court of Wisconsin has ordered an in vestigation looking to his disbar ment and removal from the LAN ASKED TO PROTECT CITY OF S AH ANGELO General Bill Affects Private lyOwned Water A H Special to The News tor Woodward today introduced in the senate a general bill affecting the water supply of San Tom Green Tho measure provides that not only a municipality operating its own water but public util ities corporations engaged in sup plying cities with water for fire protection and domestic consump may exercise tho right of eminent domain and riparian and prescriptive rights to acquire or may acquire by purchase or gift rights to the use of The bill introduced by Woodward is designed to protect the city of San Angelo nml the West Utilities owner of the waterworks against possible injunctions from owners of property further down tho Concho river from the three water reservoirs to force the com pany to free stored that it might be used for ac cording to Taylor manager at San Angelo for the Utilities The law now provides such pro tection to municipalities operat ing their own waterworks but it does not protect private or corpo rationowned The utilities company purchased tho San Angelo waterworks sys tem November It owns the land along both sides of the river adjoining its three reser Legislation Is Described As Most Thus Far Before Capj itol By The Associated Press By a unanimous the sen ate Friday passed a bill by Love of Dallas and Hardin of j Stephenville providing that liens on crops of members farmers cooperative j ing associations must be eol lected through the i Exacts Amendment j Bowers of Caldwell succeeded in enacting an amendment specifying chattel landlords liens and liens of persons furnishing1 money for the growing of crops shall not be impaired i The senate adjourned until oclock Monday Members characterized the legisj lation as the most thus far before the legislature and declared agricultural marketing conditions will be greatly improv ed to the relief of present low The bill authorizes the of marketing agreements in counJ ty clerks offices to be availably for inspection and will result inj farmers being able to sell mort gaged crops at any STEEL MAGNATE DIES By The Associated Press aged steel magnateof died here He had been ill for some time and came here last month with his ENTREATIES FAILSCION OF DENVER FAMILY DIES ON GALLOWS Distressed California Governor Turns Deaf Ear To Hundreds of Pleas That Flood Office From Notables By The Associated Press FOLSOM third death in expiation of tho murder of a Japanese woman at Placer two years brought to a grue some enci the Tamae Xi slnyins case when Kd ward son of a prom from the gallows at oclock this Prob ably never before in the execu tive history of California had so many ploas from promi nent state and civic leaders poured into the tfov crnors office as thf floofl which sfouplito stem the tide of execution of the 25 year old executive offices in Sacramento 22 miles from was visibly distressed as he dictated a tele RTam a few momenta before the time of the execution to governor of Colorado set ting forth his reasons why hft could not accede to a plfa of the Colonulo executive that a stay of execution be Walks With Calm posure to the glanced down to see that he was prop erly located on the trap arid at exactly seven days and one minute after his youthful Ray Ar dropped to his death on same he and was Death oc curred 11 nilnutes and 2fi sen White Is Victor Over Clyde Hull FORT Tommy White of Houston said he going to win back the decision Clyde Hull of Fort Worth register ed over him six weeks ago when they met Friday night and he did not say He got the decis ion back but had a tough time doing The bout was marked by much with White giving more than he In it was little too much infighting for the fans who journeyed to the coliseum for tho But the two closely couldnt try cyclone Alice Is Designated As Pacific Rail Terminal riy The Associated Press has been designated as local nd through freight division point by the Southern official in formation received today It is ako designated as a possible terminal for one of tho passenger crows now operating over tho system through the Lower Rio Grande Allco Is situated on the recently completed extension of the Uy paflfrfc v Ap x ing for the remodelling of the main building at Sam Houston State Teachers College in Huntsj by Lewis changing time fori by Parr creating the Moda independent school districts in Brooks county over the protest of Bailey of who declared the legislature has no power to create special districts since thai adoption of a constitutional amend mentand an opinion from the at torney by Parr declaring validated independent school disj trlcts in towns which have control of the schools within by Wood raising the salary of the district attorney of Bexar1 county to approximately by Real providing county com missioners courts shall have thority to appoint for county judges at salaries not exceed per by Lores Bill Loves bill to repeal the Ferpui son amnesty not was on the calen dar for consideration but was not WfXS GOLF TOURNKT By Thft Pross MIAMI of former siato amateur Rolf won the nnnunl Miami Reach amateur championship tournoy today by do Mother and Infant Are Found Dead By The Associa ted nni Identified man who was reported to have paid a mysterious nocturn al call it the homo of Lottie was being sought by po lice tonight as the key to the mur der of Ingrnm and her 14 months old The mother and baby were found dead in bed when Burney the husband and returned his duties in a coton 20 years hadC been beaten to death with a flat and the Infant had strangled with a strip of cloth torn from a quilt and twisted about its Finger prints on the babjaj neck were believed to be a clue the Armed Lubbock Citizens Seek in Vain For Nerd By The Associated Press ArnW ed citizens sought in vain through fields around Lorenzo near here night for a tall black namaj who stabbed Sam San Crosby county afternoon when who employed asked him to picW cotton Instead of going to townj Sanders was stabbed through thei tho blade of the knife Inpr out in his missing thV base oif the braJn eighth of art Ho will physlcJana OFFICERS CONVICTED By Tho AssociaOfl NEW Mayor Heftry Wissel of his chief of police and two ton others werar convlcted tonight of conspiracy toy conceal and dlstrioute contraband merchandise in cnnrxviion with tl fcatlnic Roberts of New York rum It r activities of ;