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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas est Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER partly cloudy Wednesday UME1 Price 5 Cents TUESDAY FEBRUARY NUMBER MM Mb MB HH IH V IteM Mayor Named By Moody ToSucceed Milburn Long Two Officers Of District Named Casualties Occur As Two Vessels Are Made By Chinese P iinese soldiers have fired up j American fleeing km the interior e state department annonnc 1 The Americans were on board two small mak ing their way down the Yang tze Consul Frank at who cabled the re port said no casualties were re Stop Traveling His message indicated that sev eral hundred Americans who failed to seek refuge at treaty ports are completely cut off the eutside Because of the Ganger of at Lockhart reported must cease tr the Yangtze which is the only outlet to the coast Hankow and other points in the The vessels fired upon were the Iping and belonging to h e Yangtze Rapids Steamship ompanr They were proceeeding rom Chungking to Ichang last Both cities are several nundred miles beyond Hankow on he and travel this of the river is practically im Lockhart He also declared that trans ortation from Hankow down the iver to Shanghai and other ports very inadequate and becom increasingly difficult With the rival armies of the antonese and northern war lords tssed in this territory and en Sed in it is believed He that the interior of China 11 be practically cut off from coast until a decisive engage nt is fought and one or the ier faction assumes complete May Be Safer Because of the danger that the pting may envelope Shanghai it was believed that Ameri at Hankow and other in ior points may be a safer for refugees the unghai foreign Meanwhile state department of anxiously awaited replies the contending military on the American proposal the international con ssion at Shanghai removed jm the zone of fighting by reement of both It was Believed that formal answers will be received here about Wednes day or Until this government will Trithhfid its plans for the pro tectionof its nationals in ficials from MILBURN LOXQ BLACK STORY ATVRIGHT Both Announce Accept ance Senate Ratifies Selections Of Governor Appointment of Milburn Long of Abilene as judge of the 42nd judicial district and Black mayor of Baird as Longs successor was announc ed yesterday by Governor Dan The appointments were confirmed by the senate later in the Both ac cepted the Long takes the place made vacant by Judge who became a of state highway Callahan Native Ohio Daughter Admit Murdering Father With Axe Bandit Suspects Loot In Ft Worth FORT All physical consisting of three alleged Ma jestic theatre of and personal clothing of the two band it suspects was returned to Fort Worth from this afternoon by Sheriff Bird Wil liams of Sulphur and Frank Raw assistant district attorney of law at Baird since his admission to the bar in He served five years as county attorney and four years as county judge of Callahan He Is 38 years of age and a of Callahan He in tends to continue his residence 4n The appointment of Judge who will very likely take the bench in district court here this to continue trial of cases set for the eightweek term now in was endorsed for his new office by the of Callahan Shackel counties and by numerous citizens of TUB Buffalo Cross Albany and The endorse ment of the Abilene bar was given to The petit jury panel called in district court here for this week Fort Upon the Introduction of this evidence in the state hopes to convict Cecil Chambers alias Bob Silvers and Ray Paul Wilson on charges of mur der with The which was returned here has been put away in steel vaults to await an early trial of the two accuscd although it under no was indicated circumstances that will Thfe China use of by this American ships and marines be withdraw from Chinese Churches armed force in government was in a note received today by the Federal Council of Churches from 147 American mis sionaries at The note in part i We hope the state department fill endorse proposals for nego jttion of new treaties and adopt of conciliation in In our Judgment a show jrce is unnecessary and like cause trouble and danger to of State Kellogg an unced that no formal reply has iiinese foreign on the no setting forth the of this government on the of new treaties with BY TRAIN By Universal Seivice body of Joe farm mangled beyond recognition at a Francis railroad from when ho drove Jfront of a passenger trainThe hurled 60 feet from Missionary Will Be Here Sunday A picture of the strange life and customs of the people of Africa will be given by Lucius medical missionary to Spanish who will speak at both Sunday services at the Central Presbyterian church here Smith carries with him an as sortment of African pictures and Special music trill be given by the choir and Sunday night a musical program will be given by the Simmons University choral See LOXG Page 2 Taylor County Medics To Meet The regular monthly meeting of the Taylor County Medical Society will be held at the city auditorium this president of the will pre Earl Sellers will read a paper on and this will be discussed by Dowda and Ramsey will discuss of and will make a report on a Snow will speak on Feeding of the Normal This will be discussed by KELLOGG RECOVERS By The Associated Press tary of State Kellogg resumed his duties at the department today after several days absence due to a slight CUTS DOWN TREES By Universal Service 7rr Frank Karamel was charged with drunkenness today when he con fessed to chopping down cherry trees in his back yard because they wouldnt bloom early Because the father and husband held them in a thrall of Anthony Liszka and her hacked him to death with axes while he they told Cleveland Liszka and another are pictured The mother and Elizabeth were charged with Golf Game In Los Angeles Ends In Tragedy When Chicagoan Shoots His Partner And By The Associated LOS ended an argument over a go game here today when Andy Jan automobile dealer of shot and probablyj fatally wounded Cornelius Cal also of and then ended his own The shoot ing occurred at the eighth hole of the Bellevue Golf Club who was ac companying the two men on their round of the witnessed the She told the police that Callahan and her husband were playing a friendly round of when an argument developed over JURY IN TRIAL OF DAUSHERTY CHOS Former Custodian Is Defendant Also In Federal Case By The Associated Press NEW j For the second time In five months Harry former attor ney and Thomas Miller former ailen property have been put on trial for ing the United States of their honest and unbiased The jury that will hear the evi dence in the second trial was selected today after the defense had exhausted its challenges and the government had used all but one of its Thirty talesmen were called beforethe jury was sworn at A number were No Saws er Files For George No Sir By Universal SAN of a white robed man armed with files and chisels filled the Imagative mind of sevenyear old George of Eagle as he was being whisked over the highway for a minor operation et a local hospital to flay and when his mother drop ped in to see a1 friend the George He found by police an hour later nearly two miles from tho Underworld Ends Squealers Life By Tortuous Method New York Police Find Body Of Strangled Man NEW body of a man said by police to have been the vic tim of underworld vengeance and who apparently was forc ed to strangle himself to death after his tongue was slit and he was sewn up in two coffee was found in Eighth Street He was unknown to to Investigation showed that the man had been beaten before eye was blackened but the only wound was in the which had been split to the This police is the accepted world method of punishing those who have used their tongue to tell The victims hands had been tied behind him with a sash cord and the string then taken upward and looped about the throat in a hlg torturers knowing that his struggles to regain his freedom would result only in drawing thenoose tighter and tighter until he had choked to Major Awarded Collier Trophy Trophyi donated by Robert the Her flaring into sudden drew a revolv er and The bullet entered then turned the gun on send ing a bullet through his temple He died CaHaKfan was reported in a dying condition at the emergency hospital The screams of Jankowski attracted other players who rush ed up to ilnd the two men lying on the The woman was taken to the club house to give an account of the She collapsed after telling her story and a physician was acccording to hL had come to California fo his He had suffered a nervous breakdown and was or dered to exercise He had been playing the Bellevu a public for the las His wife said that JankowsK was in the habit of carrying a gun because located in an isolated section of several having formed opinions of the and others being ill or exempt for other Daugherty and Miller are charg ed with defrauding the government of their best services in connection with the transfer to Pachard Mer German agent of the Societe Suisse Pour Valeurs the assets of the Ameri can Metal seized as enemyowned property during the The assets were and in their stead their approximate value in cash and liberty bonds were paid to Merton testified at the first trial that he paid John late national Republican committeeman from in liberty bonds and in cash for his aid and use of his influence at Washington In procuring the achievement the in aviation annual In the United was presented by President Cooliclge today to Major Hoffman of the army air who was commissioned from the ranks in designed the which is now worn on flights by all aviators and mechanians of the army air Not Cops Inform San Antonio Girl SAN With a warning that It isnt proper for girls to hail passing motorists in the wee hours of the a 17 year old arested early to day for hailing passing was freed in police The girl said she was lost from a party and was trying to get a lift SENATE GIVES WAR VET BILL Measure Would Authorize Bureau To Make Loans To ExSoldiers the suburbs and he was often alone on the drew Jankowski and Cornelius J principals in a shoot Ing and suicide at a Los An geles golf club were con sidered close friends and hid been associated in business here was a promi having operated several large agencies here during the last ten Both men were members of the Toledo Boxing Commission which supervised the DempseyWillard fight here in for several Jankowski nent automobile Bashful School Girl To Be Abolished By College By Universal Bash fulness among Heidelberg college coeds will be abolished if a new plan announcement by Mary dean of is Under the half the coeds will dine once every two weeks at the mens hall and half the men will dine at the womens AbileneHamby Road Work Begun Work of building the Abilene Hamby highway was begun Mon day it was announced by Tom county The the wort will be rushed to com Cardinal Pitching Hero Signs New Bail Contract Cleveland star pitcher of the Louis Cardinals and hero of the worlds eeries against the New York today signed hia contract and mailed it to who returned bis first was Riven a sub stantial increase in the document MILLIONS MOURNJAPflNSREVEREH RULER BURIED AT DAWN Magnificent Funeral Procession Marks Burial Of Japanese Sun God Dependent Hirohita iy The Associated Press 123rd Yosh revered as descended from Japanese sun God was burled before dawn today at after an all night magnificlent funeral pro cession in Tokio witnessed by more than a million of his grieving his first born said his farewell to his and rules Japan as He ascended to the throne last Christmas morning Immediate ly after Yoshihito succumbed to who had ruled as regent for five years before the death of his invalid was himself unable to Tvalk the four miles In the pro cession from theimperial pal M bemtlful where the funeral ceremony took place in a pavil Hirohito has suffered from a severe cold for several and his place was taken by his Prince Empress Nagako also was being an expectant The ceremonies at the Shin juku gardens were witnessed by representatives of many countries paying their last tribute of but the Shinto rights at the burial grounds of the imperial family were reserved for the royal family and high dignitaries of the they being of a most sacrod Four Milo The night was but no snow fell as thegreat catafal que drawn by four sanctified pxtit tween the mourn ing crowds in its four mile journey to the funeral pavil As it moved the catafal gave forth wailing music from its causing sobbing of the Japanese who regarded the procession as the passing of a Wooden electric lanterns on pedestrala and huge brazier on top of bamboo piles resembling1 burning pine fagota illuminated the route as Yoshi hito was carried along to his burial before dawn to fulfill the tradition that the imperial spirit must go from darkness to Cannon Boom Booming of distant cannon and the tolling of innumerable bells signalized the sUirt of the and court musicians playing pipes accompanied In the cortege wereimperial army and navy torch bearers and members of the funeral commission in ancient court dress with straw shoes and There were bear ers of sacred arrow bows and great But among the ers In the wo man was All tho only vehicle being the cata falque which weighed more than a On Last Journey The ceremonies at the Shin juku gardens occupied more than two then In a spe cial trnln of nine the borly was taken on Its journey of 22 miles to arrived at 1 and was borne on a funeral palftnquln to the burial The last By The Associated than half an hour after i was called the house toda passed the Green bill to cnabl World War veterans to obtai loans direct from the Bureau on adjusted service certifi Tho measure was sent t the sencite without a record vote It would authorize the bureau t make loans at 6 per cent at its various offices and T finance the an appropriate of would be authorized from the government life insurance this to be paid upon maturity of the To speed Chair man Green of the house ways and means which reported House Recesses Shortly Before 11 After Listening to Reading Of By The Associated The Texas house of tatives late today voted 67 to 58 to hear a full reading of testimony before acting on to days recommendation of an investigation committee that Representative Dale and EL charged with ac cepting a bribe to in fluence he House Recess Recessing until oclock to the house and heard testimony read until oclock then recessed until 9 is estimated that eight hours will be required to read all the covering the committee hearing Friday and Wrangling for at times the house became involved tangles In the question of what to do with the Before the final issue of adoption or rejection got before the Speaker Bobbitt relinquished his chair and charged that certain dilatory tactics were making a third rate criminal court of while the leg islature and five million Texas peo ple are on Decision to read the whole tran script of testimony favored several speakers who declared that many members had not heard the testi mony and could not be expected to vote Intelligently or Sattcnvhitc Talks Speaker relinquishing his chair to former Speaker Lee spoke for more than halfan declaring that the very fact that the accused have not asked suspension of membership during the investigation shows they are Printing of the committee report and testimony in the house journal was assured when rules of the house were found to require A motion had been made and de bated at kngth as to whether ac tion should be delayed until print ing had given all members a chance to examine The house accepted an amend moved its passage under procedure that shut off amend limited debate to forty min and required a twothirds The full time for debate was not members shouting as soon as he had finished an explanation of its Republi objected to con siderations under rules prohibiting the offering of while Representative of Mary Rankin of Mississippi and Blanton of de clared that a lower rate of interest should be They con tended the veterans should not be forced to pay a higher rate than thegovernment charges foreign nations on World War Winters Confers At Austin With Legion Officers By The Associated Press Winters of state com mander of the American was here todny to confer with state adjutant regarding the legions membership drive this Hankins said early reports In dicated tho goal of new members will be Bodies Of Young Girls Found In Canada Canal By Universal fifteenyearold Cecilia Howe and Ruth missing from their homes in Port Dal worn found drowned in the waters of the old Wellanci Canal They left homo to go skat ing yesterday afternoon and when they failed to searching rrient by the committee to make its report provide that separate action can be had with respect to the two Voting call of the house to bring every representative in Aus tin not to the the house instructed the sergeant at arms to round up all the Find ing that call of the house pre cluded adjournment until the ques tion at hand was disposed oft the house some hours later reconsider ed the vote and removed the call so the members could go to Take Any Action Acting Speaker Satterwhite warned thnt whatever number of members returned to hear testi mony read Monday night could vote to halt proceedings and take any action on the if no ono questioned absence of Moore and Dale were arrested Wednesday night and charged accepting a bribe set a bill to tax statipnary optometrists reported unfavorably by the housa revenue and taxation Willie Houston op tometrist and legislative chairman of the Texas Optometry Association testified at the investigation hear in that he put in Dales hand after tipping off officers to the Chamberlain said Dale offered for to fix things on a pending bill by Moore which would have taxed stationary optometrisca He said thaJ Moora referred him to Dale and thas Moore was with them last Wednes day night when the details of thai asserted transaction werecomW Was Half Shot j Moore testified Chamberlain half shot at dinner and that haj had not wanted him in his Bobbitt of speaker oS the swore he was informal of tho purported bribeand grillitf Chamberlain before a group o house advisers and that he finally asked Governor Dan AtU ;