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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER In r VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents SATURDAY FEBRUARY IEF BILL PASSED BY SENATE M Coolidge Naval Armament Plan Is Approved Bg British DISAPPEARS local Minister Confirms Clarks Story Left To Perform Marriage In Nearby By Universal Service bachelor Bap tist preacher here who claims he recently inherited under the will of William New York has he left the of Henry Pesnell where he lived say ing he was going to Sugarland to perform a marriage ceremony and would back for a church supper was in celebrationof the giving of a check to the church by No Trace Found No trace of Clark can be found n Sugarland and a disappointed host of friends await him Pesnell whom he board ed was the most disappointed when the minister failed to She the ClarK had WEALTHY TEXAS PASTOR MISSING Baptist preacher of re ceived recently for one act of Now he has dis The fortune was willed by the late Willard New York for having saved the lives of Bassetts grand during a storm at Williams of Abilene a close friend of CStory is at her ana her husband a and a big When Clark announced hjs in heritance he said the fortune came to him for an act of heroism twenty years ago when he rescued two grand daughters of Bassett from who he was a globe trotter and a pugilist before enter ing the also says he once fought John Sullivan in Astoria and knocked him down before being put away Williams of is assisting in the Hogg revival at Pauls Methodlts told the Morning News that it is true that Clark was left byjthe late Willard Clark Bassetts grandchildren while at sea on a return trip from Would Help Church And said Clark told me he expected to give to Williams was superin tendent of the of Hope Mission in when a penni less drifted in and asked for I nvas attracted to Williams make the story real he became my right hand He was converted under me and I started him toward the and had the satisfaction of seeing him take the pastorate of OF MURDERER IS IDENTIFIEI the Houston Baptist i Railroad Owner JumpsTo Death By The Associated Press SAN Edward vice presi dent of the Topeka and Santa Fe and one of the best known railroad executives in the United jumped to his death from the fourth story win dow of a hospital here early Ho was convalescing after a minor and hospital authorities said he had been apparently seized with temporary Chambers entered the rail roads employ at in and promotion took him to Los San Diego and later brought him When he was made vice in charge of he moved to During the war Chambers was director of transportation for the United States government Neighbors Identify Four srain By Hasseli From Photos By The AssociatediPress The woman and three children whom George Texas slay has confessed murdering1 and buryingbeneath a house here ten years today were identified definitely from a photograph a Marie formerly o and her The identification was made by former neighbors of the familj here by means of a photograph sent the Whittier police by Mrs Gertrude Hoffman Vogels time here was known as Hassell also was shown in the group Accompanying the photograph was a letter written by Hoff man prior to the recent discovery of the Police and sheriffs officers opened the grave beneath the house directed by a chart drawn by now awaiting execution in Texas for the slaying of his wife and eight Stormy Session Features Fridays Court Activ ities In Case Against By The Associated Press NEW The stormiest session of the Datigh triab was enacted today n federal The center of the storm was Frederick secretary of Thomas Miller as alien prop rty Wilson took the stand as a called to explain Why he sent elegrams to Miller in One telegram advised Miller that Wilson was unofficially informed bat the claims of the Societe SuissePour Valeurs De Metaux for of the impounded as sets of the American Metal Com pany had been The second elegram advised of official pass age the telegrams as evidence on the By Universal Service I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of That was Lord Gladstones chilly reply to the publication of a letter of apology by Peter tVrJght for attacking the morales of the formers Declaring that he had no animos ity toward Lord Wright wrote I regret that crude phrase of mine about the late Gladstona should you and your tnd annoy Texas Solons Ask Moodys Signature A delegation of 20 members of the Senator McParlane of Graham and representatives of Throckmorton and Montague conferred with Governor Dan Moody today and urged his apN proval of the bills creating the twelfth court of civil appeals at Wichita Moody voiced num erous objections but took the measure under consideration optimistic for its have been sent with the knowledge of Miller or Seeking to have admitted againsfMUler United States Attorney Buckner to bring out through Wilson that he had talked with Miller about the Societ Suisse Wilson denied evev having talked with Miller about Telegrarijs Sent Buckner fhen tried to ascertain why thetelegramshad been sent Before Wilsons answer had been written the court stenographer chief counsel for Harry former at torney Harold his associate Aaron counsel for and Judge John Knox were in high Buckner was accused of trying to impeach hi own Hes not my Buckne We didnt bring him chorused defense You brought him an now youre trying to brand him a hostile Do you mean t charge him with being a cocon splrator I dont know whether or not h is a Buckner said Judge Knox rapped for order but the debate This is Sapir Raps For Order Judge Knox again rapped fo Taking the him the judge brought out that af ter had a talk with a membe tf Daughertys staff he sent th telegrams because he thought th matter Judge Knox then ruled that th testimony was not binding upo either Daugherty or Sentenced Man Asks Permit To Enter State Prison By The Associated Press request for authority to enter the penitentiary at Kuntsvllle to which he had been sentenced was re ceived Friday by Sheriff Allen Seale in a telegram from given 5to 10 years on a robbery charge here last He had gcme to HuntsVIHe of his own but fotmd hecould not obtain entrance to the peni tentiary without his WORLDS WAR SPIRIT KEEPS ON JUMP War Department Has Ships In Nicaragua And Chinese Area By Universal Service nited States navy today rushed to the civilian population of where housands are suffering as a result f the recent fighting between con ervative and liberal A relief headed by an left Man gua equipped sufficient medical supplies and staple pro dsions for immediate Julian Plaitimer in ormed the navy department at the eg nest of American Minister Eber Secretary Wilbur ordered hat canned milk to feed thechild en of Chinandega be sent at once rom the American Ral igh and now at By Universal Service Americana in are safe but he American legation was badly hot up during the Portuguese up American Minister Fred klorris Bearing reported to the itate department Webb second secre tary of the was shot at and narrowly escaped When the legation was fired Minister Bering took refuge witn his In Beatons The legation is although bald ly he Dearing advised against sending American warships to Lisbon be cause the fighting has practically ceased with government forces in By Universal Service Sams marines have been sent to Shanghai for the primary purpose of protecting American lives and property that may be endangered by mob violence if the city is con quered by invading it was announced at the White House to Formal denial that the marines have actually landed in the city was made at the White House on behalf of President They have arrived there it was and are now being distributed Soundness of Proposal Is Believed By President To Warrant Accept ance By Sea By The Associated lent Coolidges suggestion of further limitation of naval attnament evoked in the Brit ish press a wave of approval which has been taken up by the government and the Officials today gave assurance that AngloAmerican coopera tion such as existed at the time of the Washington conference on the reduction of armaments will be in evidence when pre liminary disarmament discus sions are resumed at Geneva in Approval Given At the foreign office Asso ciated Press was told that the British government heartily en principles ofthe presi dents The gen eral favorable press comment 0 the presidents note voices both the political and public voice of Eng sal dan It is authoritatively forecast that Viscount Cecil of Chelwood aa British delegate to the Geneva will play the role enacted at the Washington meeting by the llarl of who sounded the I rote which helped to carry that j historic conference to Of ficials here are to think Four Skulls Found In Attic Trunk By Michigan Children Gruesome Discovery Included Note Book of Names By The Associated Press DOYAL believed to be those of together a braid of blond clotted with were in a trunk by children of and George at their home here tonight The Wilsons moved into the house only recently and the cnfldren were exploring an attic when the gruesome find was A number of clippings Pittsburgh newspapers re ferring to women prominent in society all of which had telephone numbers penciled on and a note book con taining addresses of Cleveland and Detroit women were also found in the The word white had been written in pencil after several of Police refused to make the names public pending investi MNARYHAUGEN HEASDRE GOES TO HOUSE NEXT WITH FAVORABLE VOTE EXPECTED i Uncertainty On Atff President Coolidge Is Ex pressed By And Opponents Was 47 To 39 By The Associated Press itself in less than eight the senate passed the McNaryHaugen farm relief bill late 47 to This measure will be transmitted to the house tomorrow and efforts will be made there to substitute it for the companion measure pending since last A final house vote is expected Tuesday or plan will come from continental Europe and possibly from By The Associated Press President Coolidge has every ex pectation of favorable considera tion by the Washington naval treaty powers of his suggestion for a further extension of that treaty BIRTHDAY OF ABE LINCOLN IS OBSERVED 1 Exercises In Springfield Will Mark The 118th Anniversary By Universal the home of Abraham began Its observance of MAYBE A FIFTH HIDES LOFT By The Associated Press a farmer near went to his barn today and found his cow proud ly guarding a wobbly As he looked at the an other stepped to Its Sober called Its children to see the twins and A cry from the children brought back to see a third calf that had been hidden In the then he investigated and a foiirjth asleefi ip a MEAGER CLUES IN DEATH CASE HELD among the ships of war to be ready1 through a conference to be held at for any State Prison Bill Keeps Senate Busy By The Associated A fight between friends over a policy of government kept the house all day Friday on one amendment to a committee bill providing for reorganization and relocation of the Texas prison the most important single item on the fortieth legislatures program The expectation is it was said today at the White upon the reasonableness of the American proposal and the fact tnat It proposes only to apply fur ther a formula fornaval limitation already worked out and accepted Representative and Claud Teer Lee Satterwhite differed as to WOMAN LED BY AIDS M CAPTURE OF CITY IN NICARAGUAN WAR By The Associated Press bat tnlion of formed and led by a 20 year old assisted the Conservative forces which recently recaptured the town of Chinandega from the Liberal thua re storing communications between Corinto and Sixteen of tho woman were aom seriously while passing out ammunition to cleaning guns and passing1 Natalie of lead er of the was shot through theleft breast and Is In a serious Chinandega presented a horrible picture T7hen visited yesterday by a correspondent for The Associated who travelled on ona of threetroop trains which were to tho town by the Conservative lemtive in See 4 whether the as the bill or the should pass finally on land purchases necessary for and the house supported Satterwhltes amendment 80 to to give the legislature the The committee bill represents a compromise on four prison two by Satterwhite and two by agreeing substantially except as to the point in Satterwhites I Sec NAVAL 2 Pro Officials Ordered To Confiscate Property By Universal hibition administrators throughout themartyred president To morrow appropriate exercises will be held by various organizations and the annual celebration under the auspices of the Lincoln Cen tennial association will be held to History was revived tonight when he famous Duff Armstrong trial vhich figures so prominently in the fe Lincoln was reproduced by 3 residents of Cass The ublic presentation was given in he Interest of the Lincoln Memor al highway between Springfield and Old Attorney Lucas of Chan dlerville wrote the It gave he large audience an opportunity o observe conditions of living as iincoln lived an dworked in Illi nois in that day and The scene of the famous trial vas laid In the old courthouse at confiscate property on which moon shine plants and wild cat brew eries were found to be They were instructed by Assist ant the Treasury An drews to invoke the old internal revenue laws for Tulsa Theatre Manager Robbed By Bandit Pair Notorious Mail Bandit Captured By The Associated Press one of the brothers sought by federal authorities for the last four years for connection In the dynamiting of a mall car near and the murder of a mail clerk and three has been captured in Grant chief post office announced here todayInspector Miller has been here several days in confer ence with Joe Inspector of this A telegram received today ad Vised the chief inspector that DAutremont had admitted his TEXAS LEGION HELPS By Universal Service SAN American Legion in Texas Is caring for more than 900 chil dren whose fathers wcreTfllled or have died of wounds and Injuries received during the World executive de clared hart By The Associated Jumped from a car in front of the RIalto thea tre here while crowds after viewing the first held nights estimated at The robbers escaped in an auto ENTERS GUILTY PLEA By The Associated Press 11 Charged with misappropriating of the funds of the Citizens National Bank of Waxahachle where he had been employed as a Campbell Holland en tered a plea of guilty at a hear ing before United States Commis sioner Smith and was re leased on i CONTEMPT CHARGED By Universal Service tempt proceedings against Samue traction magnate of go Robert attor rey of Cook Daniel F Chicago attorney and Cunningham of Phila ordered by the Reed luni By The Associated Press SOUTH The story of a school boy that he Joe river last Sunday and the discovery of two shallow holes in marl bed in which parts of a meager clues officers had tonight as they sought to learn more of the headless body of a woman found in a cove of the river yes The Ted was sure he had seen a head in the stream De tective Sergeant Bert said he had seen a doarl dog in the river the same clay and he be lieves the boy may have been im pressed by Unless the senate which1 was loaded with last minute is approved bv the house without change the legislation must go to confer ence and then run the gauntlet to the legislative jam in the last few days of the Coolidge Considered Favorable action in the house is anticipated by both proponents and but there Is uncertainty as to the attiude of President Cool Should he exercise his veto the legislation would ba dead for this session since admit tedly neither house could muster the two thirds majority to over a voting tjegtm ttocfw of the billplainly nervdtiimoBS over the but a few roll calls on amendments removed whatever doubt there had been that the senate would over turn the 45 to 39 vote by which it defeated a similar measure on last Juno On the final nine senators reversed their positions of with of the Democratic leader and of Louisiana Flet and Trdmmell of Florida of Texas and ot South all vot ing for the and of and of North both voting against Roll CaH Follows Tho roll call was as follows For the bill Republicans Three Men Pardoned By Ferguson Are Indicted May One thing was he trial was which Lincoln that an useji as almanac evidence vas a genuine almanac and not in any sense a fictitious as has been intimated in many articles written on the famous Tomorrow Is Lincolns Public buildings will be draped with flags when 30 DeMolay chap ters of Illinois wll participate in the third annual pilgrimage to the tomb of Three hundred are expected in the delegation from Alton and Addresses will be made at the tomb of John pastor of First Presbyterian church and Da Boy Scout DeMolay s an order of young men between the ages of 15 and and la sponsored by Masonic The annual observance under the association will be held tomorrow Sec ABE Page 2 By The Associated Press In dlctments were returned Friday againsti three men recently par doned by Governor Miriam Fer who were under arrest on charges of burglary in the case of two of them and theft in the Fred Skldmore and Clyde Ma sonheimer were charged with burglary and Fred Berkett with theft over PORTRAIT SOLD By Universal Service portrait of Lord Nelson is to be acquired by the treasury for the British nation at the price of it was learned tonight when Jones of La Robinson of In diana Stewarc and Democrats McKel May Rans Robinson of Arkansas Shep Tyson and FarmerLabor Total Against 3Ieasarc Against the bill Republicans Reed of and Democrats Reed of Missouri Ste T Walsh of Mass its Irish owner left Dublin for Lonachusettg and Walsh of don to complete the CONDUCTS SURVEY out of 21 University of Chicago studente have admitted that they recently contemplated It was disclosed here today by Prof William Clayton Bower school of of the FIGHTING BOTCHERS BLOODY RAMPACE ENDS III SLAYING OF TWO IN NEW YORK TRAGEDY By The Two Rochester butchers were shot a third butcher Is In a criti cal condition and a fourth was man said by spectators to be Harry who was forced out of the meat market business here two year a ago when other brought charts against Po tonight wore searching or IMA to Gordon ap first at the apartment of Harry who was preparing to go out for the evening with wo man Forcing his way Into the the man emptied bullets into Katzs body and the latter fell The slayer fled In an before the alarm could be want to the butcher of Sam ToUz in Pacfc ran Into In which a numbw of parsons were stand The equalization fee the most highly controverted ot the whole was all ef forts to defer its operation failing by overwhelming Adopt Amendments The senate adopted a series of amendments including one by Mc add ing tobacco to the list of basic ag ricultural products on which the equalization fee would be Other products which would be af fected by the bill cotton and The Bledsoe insurance of fered by Senator Harrison was adopted 54 to Under this plan the federal farm board would bo authorized to use a part of Wia revolving fund pro posed in the bill to Insure produc ers asainst price declines by as sessing a premium on any or all of the basic It is design ed to protect cotton dice R DAMAGE CADSKl By Associated violent storm dam age here The Frtncli hnr were blown down anil oral Senegalese otbtra ;