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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper FHE ABILENE MORNING pf WEATHER TiXM VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents FRIDAY FEBRUARY PAGES DEATH OKLAHOMAN WEALTHY DALLAS RAILROAD MAN DISAPPEARS Seymour Man Is Named As Envoy i t Efforts Are MadeJTo Cite For Coritempty 1st Who Causes Ex pulsion OJ By The Associated Fruitlessly wrangling for two tho house committee OB state affairs tonight adjourned without action on a pending motionto cite for Houston whose testimony resulted in the expulsion of Representatives Bale of BpnMm and Cooper on charges of tribe Chamberlain was not called be fore the Although he was at the Capitolwaltink to ap pear if he The optometrist testified before a house investigation committee last week that he agreed to pay 00 to get an unfavorable bouse committee report on bill to tax stationary optometrists that both Dale and Moop Tprs on gers testified to b3iig by and Seeing Jiimf tie ijje cominfrtee to consider ed by Representative v ofFranklin immediately after the DaleMoore explusiori gate Chamberlains as a lobbyist for the Texas Qjrtomefry which Chamberlain admitted asking for JlOOTdafly fcr lobbying Offers Resolution Representative Reagan of Beaumont offered a resolution to night to arraign Chamberlain for executive session was de but the conclave produced no action except a con tested motion to The now is call of chairman for further con sideration of the Deberry of Bpgata In an impas sioned speech ranked Chamberlain and the organization he declaring lie would favor a resolur tion to investigate every man who contributed dollar tothe fund which he charged had been Clifford Chamberlains said Chamberlain be glad to be lie hii no wish to conceal any By The Associated of Seaator Tom Love as a states man were fought over in the house today along with the merits of his to restrict ail state labor J eight hours a bforj the measure was 86 to on Kepresehtative W Elys hotly contested amendment to strike out the enacting Representative R Scott of Ennis goaded the to white heat when he inquired if vthe fact that Tom Love signed ine bill See BRIBERY Page 4 HEADLESS BODY FOUND IN RIVER Theck Of School Nearby Does Not Clear Mystery By The Associated Press SOUTH The headless body of a decomposed and almost was lourid today floating in Joseph river near Marys a girls preparatory The head had been cut of at the shoulders and thelegs broken at the hips and bent backward and tied with a cord about the The police believe that the body had been in the water for some time and may have Heated here from a Apparently had been the in tention of those who disposed of it tb place it in or other but the plan had been None of th etsdents of reported but police have on missing perroni to Ndy wat for NBA Washington Bureau Frederick of Sey has been appointed the first American minister to Ire President Cbolidge sent his name for nomination to thesenate of the appointment is He was formerly counsellor of the Ameri can embassy in It Is known that the appointment was a disappointment to IrishAmericans who iad hoped that one of their APPEAL IN OIL To til More Cases Are On Docket By Universal Service sideration of appeals by oil com panies asking protection against the governments proposed enforce ment of the petroleum law as af fecting rights acquired before 1917 will be delayed by the Mexican supreme coiirt until a majority of the prospective cases are in hand according to opinion prevailing Oil companies continue to file briefs their appeal against the adverse decision o the lower tribunals but the justice are believed to be desirous o having available the mass o argumentative data used in render ing governments appeals from decisions favorable to the com ponies and rendered by the lowe Tampico region hav been received Among the briefs filed today were thos of the petroleum subsidiary of the Standard Oi company of New th Panuco and the Boston and Mexi can crude Oil The Trans continental won its case in Tampico but lost its injunc tion request asked of the Mexico Northern Forces Against South To Determine Supremacy Of Great Chinese By The Associated allied war lords of the North have begun their long expected to hurl back the Cantonese invaders into the North against the struggle is on to determine the control of all Chang dictator of for many made the announcement today in tele rams to generals of the Northern alliance which he heads as the power behind the Peking govern Through Chihli Shantung provinces the Northern troops are advancing to capture Hankow from he who have been using it as their Central China base to prepare for their further toward and also MODERN BILL HICKOK TELLS OF STANMNG TRIAL FOR NINE MURDERS IN ARKANSAS JAIL Story Told By Accused Forger Is Convincing To Officers Expresses Fear Of Return Home To Oklahoma By The Associated Press LITTLE the least boastful and in a manner convincing in jail here awaiting return to Oklahoma to face a charge of today claimed to have slain 18 men and said he had so many enemies in Oklahoma he wouldnt live four with out the protection of Although Saunders said he had stood trial nine times for murder arid had ated for the most of which he said occurred white he was an Sheriff Dan cy of Oklahoma City said he had knowledge of only one killing of which he was ac Sounders Reluctant Saunders was more reluctant to night to discuss his checkered ca reer than earlier today when he made the startling admission of the many To The Associated Press cor he gave the names of threeof the first four men he said he They were in Pauls in Becoming involved with what he said was known as the Cunamings he killed the Jim Richard a maa named Yates and a man name he did not He The Northerners will halt at the Yangtse said but will force the Cantonese back through Hunan to their home province from which they began the north ward march last springthat gained them domination over half of In telegram to gen erals of Marshal Wu Chang those the once dpniiniani ivar of Central China that Northern armies were acquitted of into their province of He requested their coi but warned them that he would brook no Many for relief from Cantonese rule have asserted and he was most anxious to assist the people of Hunan and Hupeh but In this he had been balkejd by Wu once his ally against the the national peoples army of the Peking which Chang and Wa overthrew last Marshal charged not only had done nothing for six months in Hunan province against the invading but had prevented Chang from driving them Wus forces had placed obstacles before the advance of the Northern Wu had failed to act against the which drove him from Hankow last August andwrested nearly all of Central China from his The it Is known ern advance upon City WORLD FACES NEW By Senice The world is facing a new dark a struggle between culture anil be tween easterncivilization and west ern declared Count Hermann famous Ger man philosopher and scholar in a lecture at HeeiiS ihatlrs has fears regard ing the colored Tha the man reached his heights during the World War since which the colored Ude has been rapidly The American type of man and he will become even mare primitive and more making thecontrast to Europe still New Jersey Lunch Wagon Employe Finds Big Pearl By Universal Service Cnaries lunch wagon em decided today that sixty years of opening oysters entitled a matt to a so he tried to find tomftone to take the be heaved a and to The fourth oyster a valued at Five Succumb In Michigan Blaze By The Associated SAULT children of and Trimble were burned to death in their home at southwest of early Trimble was badly while his wife who jumped from an up per window with their sixth is sufferingfrom The starting from an over heated stove was un noticed by the sleeping family up stairs until It virtually had con sumed the f go far OklahomavClty oftlcTers Saunders only trial for mur der Oklahoma City in when was charged with the Death Stalks Trail Of Mexican Leader InCalifornia Court Foiir Jurors Die Since Case Is Called By Universal Service LOS For the fourth the trial in federal court here of Enrique Estisada and 90 charged with neu trality law was halt ed today by a death in the family of a The motherinlaw of Clem a died and Federal Judge Henning gave him permission to attend the A trail of deaths has marked the progress of the Rela tives of four members of the have died since It of Estradas army Jiave in after being re leased here on The trial Is a result of Es tradas aleged attempt to cap ture Lower California last Three Miners Killed In Illinois Coal Mine Slide By Universal Service hree Hoofiier coal miners met their coal Two were killed by a fall of slate in Bon Ayr mine south of and another was accidentally electrocuted the Hamilton killing of Earl Woman Still Lives said a named Fanny who knew all of the facts concerning the Pauls Valley still lives in that I wouldnt be surprised if he has killed all of the men he says he but If he has he left them in Sheriff Dancy Al though inclined to believe his story of the Oklahoma City officers were not convinced that 1 Saunders had been exonerated of all Saunders was connected with the Oklahoma Bankers Association for several He was described by Oklahoma City officers as a stool The reticence of Saunders tonight to discuss his career in detail was attributed to a fear that his enemies would seek Vengeance if revealed all and was returned to the scene of liis operations for a quar ter of a century or Confidence Worker The liberty bond deal which led to his arrest here a few days ago was said by Oklahoma City officers familiar with his opera to have been a confidence Saunders offered to sell as much as worth of liberty bonds to a garage He gave the man a 50 bond to take to a bank for The officers was to collect a few hundred dollars for other bonds and then With another Bud also said to be an Oklahoma and a woman who says she is Saunders are being held with Gladys his told newspaper men tonight that Saunders had killed four men but that she did not know of any others he had She did not the names of the alleged victim Officers are confident they induce both Saunders and Fondren to waive extradition and return to Oklahoma OUSTED TEXAS SOLON TO RUN INRACEAGAIN Moore Will Seek Reelection At Coming Special Election By The Associated Press recently expelled from hla seat in the Texas house of repre announced today that he would be a candidate for reelection at the solicitation of friends in the special election to be held within 30 A speaking campaign will open Moore was met at the station by friends today on his return from where he was unseated af ter a house investigation charging acceptance of a He reiter ated today his assertion that the case against him was a By The Associated Press Travis county grand ordered to investigate charges of bribery against former Representatives Dale of Bonham and Moore of Cooper today recessed until Monday without bringing any BILL IS TABLED By The Associated Press LITTLE By an overwhelming viva voce the Arkansas senate today tabled the antievolution bill which passed the house by a margin of three vofes The bill was designed to prohibit teaching the theory ol evolution In etate supported What President Will Dp To Bill Is Thought In Minds Of Legislators Wring By The Associated diy approaching the final test of ts the McNaryHaugen arm relief bill was debated in the house and senate today with interest manifest to what Resident Goolidge would do if it s For a while It appeared the bill had gained strength in the senate where a vote will be taken tomor Chairman McNary of the ag riculture committee announcing hat an agreement had been reached with Southern senators to ote for the measure with the equalization fee on cotton deferred wo years and the Bledsos Insur ance plan in effect this program seemed to be upset as a result of conference in the office of Vice President who haa advo cated application of the equaliza fee on all commodities alike A number of Western and Southern senators and a difference of opinion developed as to whether he on cotton should be de Conferences Held Informal conferences were con tlnuing between senators tonight m an effort to agree on a progran give the bill enougl to insure its In advocates of bill ireely prediofeqi passage while opponents snequlated on the at titude 6C President Representative Republi who led the adminis trations fight in the house on the McNaryHaugen bill last de clared the measure was a vehicle to put Frank Lbwden of Illinois in the and Represen tative of rank ing Democrat on the agriculture predicted Coolidge would sign the bill and to test its would throw it into the supreme court to remain there until after the 1928 Speaks At Length The only house member to speak at length in favor of the bill was Chairman Haugen of the Ag riculture but in the sen ate hald a dozen members con tended the measure would do for agriculture what the tariff has done for business and tho federal reserve law for Senator In contended the equalization fee was fair and just and would prevent overproduction and Sen ator North Da held that charges that the bill was revolutionary were not justified because it was designed to meet revolutionary Ormistons Wife To Seek Divorce Los Angeles Police Re ceive Letter From Fi ance Started On Trip With Three San Francisco Bureau mission is said Kenneth Ormlston when she arrived in Snn Frnncisco from the other Her hus band figured prominently in the Almee Semple McPherson REBELLION IN By The Associated NEW An injunction restraining police from Interfering with the play The Captive was granted today The play was one of three raided by police last night In attempt to clean up the A few minutes the produc er of another of the plays obtained an injunction from another Both injunctions are returnable CANABA DECLINES present the Cana dian government feels that no uae ful purpose could be served by the dispatches of Canadian troops to McKenzie King today told the house of Catholic Revolution Over Diaz Spokesman Tells Correspondent By The Associated MEXICO nite suppression of what govern ment officials have termed an at tempted Catholic revolution was announced tonight in a statemcn issued by the office of Presiden The statement says that a few rebel under the banne Log LiveChrist the King and flags with pictures of th Virgin of remain in the but are being rapldl scattered or killed by federa Troops also are pursuln some of which ca themselves rebels and fly religiou in different parts of th The presidential statements con tained reports from military com mamlers throughout the republi reciting rebel defeats in half dozen states during the past month as previously published In wa department or press dispatches The reports declare that most o the rebel bands carried religiou banners and that some showed ev clence of having been inspired t rebellion by the movement of Ren Capistran the Knights o Columbus or the League for th Defense of Religious KING SHAKE CCXQUERSRATTLER DIES III MORTAL COMBAT Victoria Party Between Sevenfoot Reptiles On Sandy Matagofda Island By Universal Service SAN Lightning Is slow compared to the speed with a king snake descends upon hla according to Anderson of Fort Sam who with friends from Victoria witnessed a battle in which a Matagorda Island king snake repelled an Invasion by a Anderson returned to army with ac count of the M All worlfi had begun to doubt that king and rattlesnakes ever engaged in Numer ous attempted public exhibi tions of the battle have Besides being lightning Captain Anderson the kins cnakc WAS a systematic method to overcome the rat It ecemed to me ihe rattler was made dizzy by the continued circling of tho kinjf time the pois kin was just fraction of an Inch out of the Out of a hundred the ratler landed but three were seven The king snako wrappfti most of his length about tho rattlers nock and hinx to witnesses A thin wsj jf 4jst attract ed Captain and a party of Victorians to the bat tleground on aaniy Matagorda Neither of the contest ants was bothered by the audi en The it mieht be kept at a safe dis After the the klngr enake underwent a change of heart and approached tho party of pleasure Cap tain Anderson thriw the snake Into the allowing i to wash the from its When tfte returned wveral It waa captured 6nd to Victoria by By The Associated Press LOS in cities on high ways between here and were telegraphed today y the Los Angeles authorities o aid in a search for Howard wealthy retired ailroad man of who mysteriously disappeared a week carrying in currency and in trav elers LctWr Received The search was begun when LoS Angeles officers received a letter rom Hunters Ruth Gary f 2505 Maple re ating that Hunter had written her a few days before Ms disappear ance that ho was leaving for Texas with three men in an automobile and carrying the money concealed his In the same he Hunter sent her o Invest In February the day before ha said she received letter saying the thrive men be came angry because he had decided not details he to conceal thi currency Jii his clothes and the envelope Beared to have been opened anct RECORD PRICE PAID FOR ABIES ROSE By Universal Service LOS recordbreaking price has bee paid Ann Nichols by Famous Play crsLasky for the privilege of thtt perennial Able Irish Miss Nichols ha steadfastly refused to consider an of the offers mad her and w only moved to change her mln when was paU her advance with an apreemtnt of 50 percent on nil monies will later bo deducted from the negative cost Abies Irish the mother of IrishJewish dreams has been playing for six years to capacity houses on Colorado River Will Be Included In Survey accordance with the of President Ooltdge the senate foreign relations committee today returned a favorable report on a resolution proposing that the Colo rado river be included in study of the Lower Hio Grande already The study be made In conjunction with the Mexican government wih a view to drafting treaties regulating the of for irrigation flood Receives Another On the same day she received another not in the hand writing of her telling hor he had changed his mind and again had decided to iccompany tho three men Previous ta writing to the police she pealed to thj post office author ies at Through friends in Los police learned that Hunter regis tered at a hotel here and checked out February Two of the men whom Hunter first declared his in tentions of accompanying to Daltos were known as Frank Jones and Bill The name of the third man in Hunters home Is at 5114 Tremont Miss Cary UNCLE SAM GIVES JAZZ MUSIC OKEH By Universal SenSee music was officially approved by the war department today aa a means of improving the morale ofi Uncle Sams soldier Under the guise of band instru soldiers are asking for jazz implements including choochoo Chinese cow and even the de partment The quests will be Honored as far EXAMINER DIES By The Associated Press LOS The death of Herbert Augustus chief examiner of the United States civil service commission and a delegate to the Pan American conference at late today aboard the army transport Cambrai was told in a to The Associated INVENTOR WILL OBSERVE BIRTH thomas Edison To Celebrate With Days Work By Universal Service WEST Alva Edison will brate his 80th birthday tomorrow by going to At Ms labora he expects to receive Henry Ford and Harvey bom of whom he has invited to spend the day as his Its going to be just like any other declared the great Edison plans to be at ha desk at 8 oclock in the There he will bo formally KWtM by department heads and All Edison employes will wear buttons marked Members of the wOTnao s guihl of of whlcH Edtaon bwn fof f virit ;