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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1927, Abilene, Texas t Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS WWT Mrt X otMttfy much ccldtr in Thursday rlitaf ttntfttraturt in north VOLUME Price 5 Cents NUMBER Early Showdown On McNaryHaugen Bill Agreed ft 3ft 3n ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft TEXAS PARK QUESTION RAISED IN SENATE AGAIN BE mm Abilene Park Is Listed As v Potential State Resort Sin Bill Prepared By fVoman EAYMOND BBOCXS ws Staff Correspondent Tstorhf the Neff administration heard in ITenate It is geri cy Ms campaign 1 chain of stateowned and poperated parks was the li nding achievement of or Two Wives Face Chair In Florida tfl Introduces Bill afternoon Senator Margie only woman in introduced a concurrent officially designating s heretofore deeded to the Parks and those a are now offered subject to ntance and Official W The Abilene state park site 0 covering the territory the dam of Lake was listed in the latter The Abilene park mentioned in Senator Margie Neals concurrent resolution is located immediately east of Lake 19 miles southwest of The land is owned by the city of Abilene as part of the physical equipment of the water It was offered for state park purposes late in the administration of Gov ernor subject to any use the city may wish to make of it in connection with the There are a few tracts of like size in West Texas contain more beautiful scenery than this It is very heavily timbered with pecan and numerous kinds of native The bird life is unusually plentiful and small animals Several beautiful streams traverse the land and there are good dirt roads leading di rectly from Buffalo Gap and Tus These roads are connected with the state highway Adjoins Preserve The park adjoins a large state preserve on the The I preserve is wellstocked with blue and partridges and other Being located In the heart of West Texas local citizens were active obtainiing the Ts offer to allow the land to used as a state park believe that thousands of summer vaca tionists will be attracted there an NEA Miami Bureau Anna Mae Jackson below and Bertie Hall are the first women to be sentenced to death in Both were con victed of their Womans Death Is Probed By Police By The Associated Press Police tonight their investigation into the death of Helen who died from poison about two weeks in an effort to establish whether the Shelton and Birger gangs of Southern Illinois were connected with her death or with an alleged liquor ring said to ex ist on the Florida west 36 years a and mother of two was said to have been connected with the SheltonBirger gang A coroners investigating her returned a verdict of but recent developments have caused police to reopen their Passengers Aboard Liner Suffer When Fuel Fails By The Associated Press Seven hundred passengers who last night lehlvered in tonight were the luxury of and flight as the United States Lines steamer President her to New The liner was refueled here today after a in one of thft tanks had completely depleted the eil Tha passengtni kept up their in terJtncaa by Slayer of Child Wins Legaf Tilt The defense the first round in the legal battle for the life xf Harold Joseph who went on trial here today charged with the killing of 6yearold Walter Defense attorneys asked for a postponement of the trial in order to gather but Judge William Jv chief justice of the criminal court ordered that they present an affidavit to this Ke will pass on it to but is believed that he will overrule the motion as the state wishes to proceed with the trial i NOTED CLERGYMAN NEW Percy Stickney famous modernist was stricken with acute appendicitis at his Beaver near Bedford today and immediately rushed to northern Westchester where an oper ation was VATICAN INTERESTED circles are deeply interested in a of an uprising in Mexico and the Durango by Catholic Conference With W Fry Of Abilene To Pre cede Delegations Trip To By The Associated Press SAN Irrigationists along the Conch rivers arid other citizens in mass meeting afternoon subscribed over toward the expenses of eleven representatives who were appointed to go to Aus tin Wednesday to appear Thurs day before committees in protest against the proposed water rights This plan was to be carried ou providing a conference scheduled later with Fry of Abilene president of the West Texas TJtill failed at a compro mise that would eliminate the giv ing to private waterworks the right of eminent domain In Insuring water supplies to It was understood the company would agreeto The West Texas Utilities com is sponsoring the bill tha give such power to divert irrigation waters from lands it has purchased for the use of any city for domestic purposes and the rights to condemn land with vested irrigation rights to obtain necessary The land owners declared at the meet ing that depriving of water would damage them irreparably and that if ever be came a necessity its possibilities under the proposed measure would create a serious cloud to their They conceded the riparian rights of utilities not municipally owned but denied that an emer gency exists here making such a farreaching act The committee of eleven ap pointed to go to Austin was to propose to Fry that the emlnen domain clause stricken from the proposed in which even opposition would be withdrawn The Aboard of city developmen last week endorsed proposed and many citizens signed petitions urging its bu since has reversed almost to By The Associated British government Is playing with fire in sending troops to the housewas told today by Ramsey former labor during debate on the kings speech from the McDonald appealed for re opening of negotiations with the after he the troops now on the way to the far east cauld be diverted and not landed anywhere in INSPECTS RAILROAD Texas President Angus of the Southern Pacific Lines in Texas and made his first trip into the Lower Rio Grande valley as a railway executive He was met by Representative Montgomery of LOS ANGELES LIQUOR PARTY IS STALKED BY DEATH FOUR LIVES SNUFFED OUT BY GAS By Universal LOS liquor and the fumes of the deadly carbon monoxide gas combined to snuff out the lives of two men and two whose bodies were found today in a bungalow at 1996 East One Hundred and Fifth The dead are Joseph electrical engineer and owner of the dwell ing Ralph interior j Ruby a nurse Mary The fully clad were found in sitting room of Win ters One woman was clasped In his arms and the other lay upon a The body of Sperry was sprawled on the Hasty analysis of the liquor showed it to be of bootleg manu facture and probably Officers believe that the four were first overcome by whose deadly work by CHINESE WAR SURVEY MADE BY U S COHSUL Prepared For Says American Official In Statement By Universal Service ar for the best but ar prepared for the This statement was made today by Clarance American consul after a survey o the war situation in The survey today indicated tha General Sun Chuan Fang had turned the scale of defeat agains the invading Cantonese armies and has thus staved off the prospects of immediate fighting in the cinity of officials of the in ternational settlement continue to hold themselves in readiness for any Reports from Nanking indicate that Sun Chuan Fangs answer to the United Statess proposal to be to point out that the national ists are the aggressors in present campaign and that the he resist the Cantonese advance to ward It was also reported here today that a soviet army is massing on the border between Siberia and Manchuria and that some of the Northern leaders are preparing to hurry Legation In Portugal Is Forced To Leave Building American legation at Lisbon has been repeatedly struck by rifle and machine gun forcing Minitser Fred Dearing to aban don the according a telegram received Tuesday by the state The message described the situa tion at Lisbon as very the Portuguese1 revolutionary out The state department made pub lic the following message from Minister Dearing The situation in Lisbon is very serious and will probably continue for several The minister has been obliged to abandon the which has repeatedly been struck by rifle and machine gun Second Victim Of Tragedy Is Dead By The Associated LOS ANGELES brnelius died in a Hollywood hospital late the second victim of a shooting which yesterday brought a tragic ending o a friendly golf match on a public course Callahan died without regaining consciousness after having been shot through the head by his Tiend and business An drew automobile deal r of who then killed him The shooting occurred onthe eighth green of the Bellevue Club inks and was witnessed by Jan sowskis who formed a hreesome on the She told olice that her husband ilared nto a rage while she was tee ng off and killed his friend wlth ut He recently suffered nervous breakdown as the result f business labeas Writ May Be Asked By Ponzi By Associated Charles Bostons dapper llt le financial wizard who Is wanted there to begin serving from Ive to seven years as a common nd notorious may not de ert Texas for Massachusetts im mediately even If Inspector Mitch 11of tho Boston police depart ment Is coming for Henry his declared here I will probably apply for a writ f habeas corpus in federal court next Kahn means that Federal Jude Hutcheson would hear the ase and if he grants the habeas Ponzi would be freed until uch time as other writs or war can be secured with which I Supporters Of Measure Turn Attention To The House Where An Early Call Is By The Associated Obstacles to a senate vote on the McNaryHaugen farm re lief bill ivere removed today when unanimous agreemenl was reached for a final show down on the measure not later than 4 Having obtained this agree supporters of the biU turned their attention toward the where efforts will be made for a final roll call early nest I Called Wednesday The rule giving the measu right of way with provision lor twelve hours general debate will be called up tomorrow with indi cations that the remainder of the week will be spent in discussion of the rule and the Pleased over the sen ate supporters of the proposal sat back In their chairs and smiling ly listened to opponents attack its When the shifts of the opposition failed to arouse Senator turned on them with a charge that they were reluctant to defend the bill because they could not answer the charge that it was This brought a reply from Senator who declared the report of the agricul ture spoke for the ad vocates of the While the senate supporters rest ed advocates of the legislation out side of congress came forward to its In a letter to George of the farm committee of twenty Frank former governor of said the CurtisCrisp bill was not an adequate substitute for the Mc NaryHaugen measure as its o mission of the equalization fae wholly misses the point of legis lation we have been Favors Farm Bill Without the equalization fie the large scale cooper atives of sample farm products are I In great I there fore favor the McNaryHaugen Support also came from Gifford former governor of Penn who said in a statement that he favored the bill because it help the farmers and was worth a He charged that Secretary Mel on killed the bill at the last ses sion and that he had every reason believe he will try to kill t this He further charged hat Representative Ogden New who recent y resigned as a house member to accept the position as undersecre ary of the had with drawn his to lead the ight in the house against the IS PROMISED MEXICAN GUARDS By Universal Service MEXICO Federal roops were promised for guarding he extensive American mining roperties of Clnco near In after urg nt repreesntatlons to the foreign fflce this afternoon by the United tates The Embassys representations ollowed receipt of a telegram as violent elements Involved in tie labor controversy threatened he lives of others n the properties and asking troops or SEESS By The Associated LOS A suit or divorce was filed today against larry Leon noted novelist nd aport by Helen Cook charging desertion Americas Oldest Woman Pensioner Dies At Age Of108 Forebears Had Part In Early History Of Nation By Universal Service oldest woman pensioner is dead at of 108 She was Mahala Huff of widow of James who served as a private in the war of She drew a month and was one of Jthe 17 surviving widows of that Huffs forbears had a part in all the early history of this She was the granddaughter of Richard Wells who fought in the He was the grand son of Richard Wells one of the early colonists of Vir who in 1647 was a mem ber of the House of Leahy Case Is Given To Jury By Associated Press case of Harry Leahy charged with the murder of Mathis last went to the jury for the second time at 6 Tues It was tried here on a change of venue after a new trial was He was given 150 yesfccs Axithe previous Argument In the case consumed 12 hours and the entire case had been more than a week In try Ramsey disappeared on the night of May 20 in company with a Mexican since Identified as Roberto one of chief witnesses against Leahy and who testified that Leahy hired him to help with the slaying of the COOLIDGE EXPECTED By Universal vinced that freedom for the Fili pinos would plunge theminto chaos and endanger their Presi dent Coolidgeis expected to veto the plebiscite proposed by the Philippine it was made known The plebiscite would permit the Filipino people to express their opinion whether they should stay under the care of the United States or be allowed to establish an independent government of their General Wood vetoed The legislature passed it over his PRESENCE OF MIND SAVES MANS LIFE FURTHER INVESTIGATION OF LAWMAKERS ACTIVITIES IS ASKED IN HOUSE RESOLUTION Dale And Moore Are Expelled By Overwhelming Ballot Following Recommndation Of Group Investigating Scandal By The Associated Press representatives were pelled from the house membership in the fortieth Texas legis lature by overwhelming vote on charges of bribe and the house sent to a committee a resolution proposing further investigation of lawmakers and lobbyists Representatives of Bonham and of were ousted by votes of 133 to 4 and 119 to on reconimendation of an investi gating committee that held open meetings attended by inost of the house On the Dale 139 votes were accounted including two THREE TESTIFY AT TRIAL OF DAUGHERTY Ohio Woman Bank Cashier Is Among The Trio Of Witnesses itfEW witnesses testified for the govern ment today in the trial of former United States Attorney General Harry Daugherty and Thomas former alien property who are charged with conspiracy to defraud the govern This trial Is being held In federal This is the second trial of the the first resulting in a dis Attorney Emory Buckners opening address con sumed most of the Miss Vera cashier of the Midland National Wash ington Court the firct witness testified that she saw four liberty bonds which were among those given John King by Richard i nf in the fice of Goldman Sacs on October By Universal Service nce of as he was falling thirteen stories down an elevator saved the life of While working on tha fifteenth loor of the New Dallas National Bank Dupree slipped and fell through the elevator Slackening his speed sev eral times by catching on to the sides of the floors as he hurtled a scaffold across the second floor ended his Although his head is badly lac erated and jftost of his ribs hospital surgeons said he was not critically Probation Is Sought By Cook In Federal Prison By The Associated Press FORT Frederick explorer and oil who was convicted here November 1923 on twelve counts for using the mail to de fraud and sentenced to serve 14 years and nine months In the fed eral penitentiary at yesterday filed application for probation for a period of five through his Wade of Fort INFLUENZA INCREASES By Universal Service Influenza Is still Increasing in it was revealed tonight with the publica tion of deaths for last Eight hundred and eighteen deaths last week from influenza compared with 725 the week be In in fluenza deaths for the week de creased UNBURIED BODIES OF MURDERED IN DIVES OF SEEN BY AMERICANS By Associated Press LOS Sheriff Walter Keating eturned today a search for hree missing Los Angeles men LCross the Mexican border of the mperlal Valley and reported the bodies of numerous persons many f whom he believed to be Ameri had been exposed on the banks of the ColoradoMadura but where unidentified they lad been burled In shallow graves by Mexican Chief Deputy Sheriff Harry Wright said that upon Ken ecomrnendation hn plans to com with Mexican authorities of the He said Keating expressed the belief that if the bodies could be photographed and finger prints the mystery concerning several people rnlsslng from Los Angeles county would be cleared The Mexican authorities bury bodies of persons killed in the dives of Mexican without making any attempt to identify Keating Thoy will not allow prints of corpses to be and to photograph the is of course out of tho I learned from police and deputy on the American side of members registering1 not Only 137 votes were represented In the Moore tha presumption being that two mem bers left the floor after Dale was The house membership numbers only 149 since the death of Representative Norman Kit trell of and ten bera were abseut arrested last Wednesday night by Texas rangflrs on Information supplied by Willis Houston opto who said Dale solicited and accepted to get an un favorable house committee report on Moores bill taxing and that Moore was involved in fi nal closing of the Rangers took in marked bills from near a hotel alley after he and Chamberlain had left Moore only a few minutes When house balloting was com pleted late Representative Sheats of introduc ed a resolution asking a full inves tigation of activities of Chamber legislative chairman of tha Texas Optometry he has lobbied for at Austin for several Sheats said he understood that Chamberlain has remarked thst hs can tell of other also and would do so if Declaring that testimony discloses that tha conduct of Chamberlain is a reflec tion on the Sheats asked another The resolu tion was referred to the committee on public after objection of Representative Alfred who held that Chamberlain should be commended for his action in sac rificing himself for the public in Made Sacrifice He has made a sacrifice to his We should resolve to com mend He stands vindicated in this house Petsch The statement was Speaker Bobbitt instructed the sergeant at arms to Inform See Pape THIRTYONE KILLED By Universal Service MEXICO one were killed and includ a federal were wounde4 today in a bitter hand to hard battle between rebels and govern ment forces in El in Guer according to a report to the war department from General Claudio chief military op ALONG DEATH ROW By Universal Service Bryant Waco placed in a ileatli cell tonight await electrocution on March George Farwoll who is under a death sentence for slaying two wives and is In a cell adjolnlns Hassell is to be trocuted Substitution of the electric chair for the gallows resulted in an eleventh hour stay of the execu tion of Charles Brown set tor1 oclock this afternoon ac He was convicted the murder of a Daytona Beach taxicab driver three years No executive action will the executions of the con victs nentencod to Friday fof murder of Deputy Peter Governor ;