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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER VOLUME 1 TUESDAY FEBRUARY NUMBER mere UJIOOFI i AI mr FUSES HASScLL ULLmt Borger Jarred By Terrific NitroGlycenn Explosion 54 2At 2tt 2AC 2AC 2AC m mm m m m m m mm m m m WEST TEXAS OIL DISCOVERIES CONTINUE UNABA m TaggarfsMan For Presidency Excellent Oil Showing Is Found In Cox Well Noodle Creek Still Is BY WENDELL BEBIOHEK Count that day lost wihen West Texas does not furnish at least one sensation for the oil That record breaking program of explora stimulated into being by discovery last year of more than 30 new pools vast expanse of West bore abundant fruit Sunday and New Developments the weekend develop ments in West Texas were Discovery of an entirely new producing horizon in the Noodle Creek bearing 33 gravity Possible production from feet in Milhams Sedwick miles east of Albany in Shackel ford Increase from 75 barrels dally to 50 barrels an hour produc tlxnn of Clay ranch well In Mftcben deepened from to Sale by Kemper Kimberlin to Texon for of his interest in TexonKimberlin 1 Pecos An excellent showing of oil found Monday around feet in Marlands south eastern Jones Secondday nroduction of Mid Kansas 2 Yates in Pecoe of barrels from 999 Nine Wells Sunk The Noodle Creek field is batting a There have been nine sunk to the pay found in the Eight of these got production at that The ninth was carried down n quest of something something proved to be a second producing found at feet in lime and producing 33 gravity Marlands 2 which was the dry a diag onal offset northwest of the swabbed 132 barrels in eight hours Sunday after entering About 30 barrels of water was contained in the outputOpinion of Marland production men and the drillers is divided on whether this water is coming from the bottom or from one of the water sands The oil being produced by the ether wells in the field around 40 The first crude obtained from the second pay tested Gas pressure was reported about the same as that found inthe neighboring Showing Made A showing of oil was encounter ed last week at the top of lime The hard gray lime was continuous to the depth at which the new pay was Yesterdays Noodle Creek pro See WEST 1EXAS Page 4 Ten Die In England Train Accident Two Kansas University Students Ten persons were killed and more than 50 injured in a headon collision be tween two trains this morning out side the Paragon station at Several of the injured are in crit ical A local train proceeding from Withernsea to Hull and an express gether about 200 from the Woollen Prohibition u mudo un issue in the next presidential race and Evans Woollen of Indianapo lis should be Democracys 1928 says Tom Democratic Woollen is a Yale graduate and a He ran for the Senate last year and PURSE STRINGS OF STATE station with a terrific The Wjthernsea train carried 350 busi ness men and women and school Crowds in the streets witnessed the Six cars of the local train were The fore roost of these carried school The accident occurred directly op posite a hospital and doctors and leaped the wall to reach the Many of the passengers were extricated with crow bars and pick axes and given surgical treatment The women passengers were es pecially cool oriegW pinned un der the wreckage directed res cuers fo rhalf an hour until Some of the school children were trapped for more than an In SOHMUTATION OF SENTENCE AWAITE1 BY TEXAS SLAYER ASKEftON INSANITY Only Ten More Days Of Life Remain For Murderer In Death Cell Of State Penitentiary At Hunts ville Governor May Grant More Time The Associated Press Governor Dan Moody tonight refused to commute to life imprisonment the death sentence of George confessed slayer of 13 declaring he believed that prison authorities or officers of the law would make any investigations apparently necessary before they would execute an insane Commutation was sought on grounds that Hassell is al legedly Governor Moody said that if time between now and the of execution proves insufficient to establish his mental condi he will grant more February 25 is the dateset for Hassell V Statement Follows The governors statement fol lows The code of criminal procedure makes provision for cases of this It offers orderly and safe procedure to insure society against possibility of an injustice in cases of this I believe that the prison or the officers of the would initiate fhe proceedings before they would allowan RPITEST Chinese English Agree ment Still Remains Un signed Forces May Be the but behaved most gineer Elmer Landon and Fireman McMurtry are dead as the result of the wrecking of south Acquires De Spain 85Foot For Future Home The Reporter Publishing Com ipany paid the top price for tiedar street A contract was made yesterday make a bona fide effort to have j with Anna the issue tried now and between through for the the date set in the judgment of I purchase of her 85foot lot on exe if those Interested will conviction or and that time proves I will grant time to have the issue of sanity but for the something should be done by those Cedar running back 140 feet to the and including a two story frame The price was Twenty two years ago DeSpain bought COlinty Delegates Filebound Santa Fe train Number 49 Requests For Highway Aid By The Associated Press Purse interested toward giving the con th with rtemned man an opportunity to show his mental condition as the last night 50 miles north of law McMurtry died enroute to Phoenix The governor Issued his decision in a caboose and Landon died at at oclock tion for commutation Appllca did not reach his desk until after he had strings of the state highway and George partment today were drawn to tay an early hour today In an ambu lance on the way to a gone to dinner this and awaited his return to the Your Children Can be raised without a of course BUT thinking back over your own can you re member how much your pets meant to you ponies and canaries will be found advertised in the Livestock Pets If you have a pet that would make some boy or girl place your classified ad Phone 68 or write The Morn ing closed for the nder of the fiscal year unless the legislature in creased the gasoline galionage The commission announced early In its meeting that no contracts will until after Aigust 31 funds for the fiscal year will be entirely taken up by con tracts let by our predecessors It was also learned from a relia ble source that allotments totalling perhaps two million made by the retired Ferguson highway will be Highway commissioners denied any such action has been taken as the requests filed by dele gates Young county aid on highway Number G7 irom Gra ham to the Stephens county Jones county on high way 93 to intersect high way Number Jones county federal aid pro ject en highway Num ber 30 extending miles from Jones county on miles of highway Number Stamford to Haskell county Jones county on highway Number 138 from Stamford to Haa kell county Special to the News surfacing of 138 miles of the Bank highway between Abilene and El Paso was asked by a delegation before the new highway commis sjon at its first session See HIGHWAY PURSE Page 4 brothers and students at the vernlty of were struck and X ILlHQmiueil iYieil killed bv a Pacific passen ger train late today at a grade crossing at They were driving from Lawrence to their Presbvterian Men Attend Dalas Meeting Members of the Central Presby terian church will go to Dallas next Monday for a meeting of men of the Presbyterian to be held at the City Temple Among those from here who ex pect to attend are the Price and mod erator of the General Assembly of the denomination and president emeritus of Ohio State university and the James edi tor of the Presbyterian will speak at the to be held February The Press of the nine men ratight behind a all of coal and rock today in thejpresent of the Ravfn Run Cypress street between North First and is on a 50x50 and contains square feet of floor a sixroom from the late Woolen for The tract Is described as lot 4 and the south thirtyfive feet of lot block and is Immediately north of the Carnegie Reporters Future Home The Reporter bought the prop erty as its future and ex within four or five to erect a model newspaper plant em bodying the newest construction types and appliances then develop including facilities for the quick dispatch of newspapers from the presses to the The papers threestory on miles from were rescued one body wis recovered and two were still entombed to Borger Boy Accidentally Killed By His Playmate By The Associated Press While playing with four other boys late Sunday James Wil the only son of druggist at 10 miles from was shot and killed by a small The boys were shooting a tin can from a rock and the Wilson boy was adjusting the can when the gun was His play mates are at a loss to explain tho accident SUICIDE ECHOES IN HRGIHIA ETERNAL TRIANGLE CASE PRINCIPAL TRIO DEAD By The Associated Press Murder and suicide In the home of member of a weal thy Virginia at echoed In the home of Henry three miles and tonight the three principals In the eternal were 53 years re turning home Jrom West Virginia Sunday with hli 39 year old wife and accused her of During the argu ment Howard fired a pistol at her across the table where they but Howard residents of the neighbor hood A second bullet pierced her brain as two of their sovcn children looked on The hus 8ea ETERNAL TRIANGLE 4 When it was occupied five and onehalf years two floors A large squad of men worked were sufficient but with the heroically to the entombed three floors the quarters but six hours after the ac cident thslr fate remained in Oxygen was thrujrh pipes are becoming a bit Heretofore the top price on Cedar street real estate was the into the pocket where they caught bu communication had not been established with Ambulances awaited at the mouth of the mine and doctors and nurses in a specially improvised hospital were ready far under ground to give first aid should the entombed men be found Divorced Wife Of Millionaire Broke Hall 150x140 The City of Abilene purchas By The Associated Presa Elsie JHinman Denny of Waterbury and New divorced wife of two flled a petition In bankruptcy here today through Her former husbands were and Jarnes About a year ago she obtained a Judgment in the New York courts against her fatherin ed that in June of 1923 for from Morgan Jones and Stowe The foot price was a little less than Three and onehalf years later the Reporter has paid a little more than a and for an Inside Twentytwo years ago the Car negie Library 100x140 was the homestead of Will rnd Stith sold it for In cluding his That corner would now sell for with out If it were put on the By The Associated Press Brit ain landed troops at Shanghai to day and simultaneously it was an nounced at the Nationalists Can tonese foreign office here that the agreement between the two govern ments concerning the British con cessions at Hankow and Kiukiang remained While the Foreign Minister Chen of the National gov ernment and Owen Brit ish charge refused to make a statement concerning their it was reported that their negotiations would not be re The conferences were first sus pended several days ago when For eign Minister Chen insisted that Great Britain give assurances that she would not land troops at Shang hai before would the British The agreement would have yielded administrative con trol of the concessions to the Na tionalist Great Brit ain retaining certain privileges cal culated to the Interests of her The agreement as to the concessions was thought to have been a preliminary preced ent to the negotiating of a treaty that would have carried Great Brit ains recognition of the National ist but this was stated As a result of the breaking of the British conces sions at Hankow arfd Kiuklang re main In the administration centre of the Nationalist government will the British residents doing The concessions were overrun early in January by coolie crowds In antiforeign Elimination of foreign conces sions in China lf one of the chlei subjects on the Nationalist pro gram In the governments cam paipn for control of all China under one The British authorities have said publicly that their troops wouu be landed if necessary to protec British More than troops and warships wens ordered to Shanghai but a portion of tht It Is may he divert ed to other ports of Taylor Farm Test Bill Is Introduced Boy Bandit Shoots Victim To Deaf fcln New York Robbery Proprietor Of Store Is Shot Twice By Child By Universal Service MEW twelveyearold boy angered because Marcus would not obey his com mand to throw up your fatally wounded proprietor of a leather novelty shop Gold was shot in the back and died in a hospital a short time The Michael was arrested fol lowing the Gold told police before he died that he thought the boy was joking with him snd in stead of doing as the lad com manded turned his back and started to walk The noise of the shooting had been heard by persons passing and they gave catching the youth a block Ke was turned over to Ormistons Wife Is Given Divorce By Universal LOS testimony that Kenneth who figured as the elu sive radio man in the Almee Sem James tobacco magj pje McPherson deesrted his for alienating the affections j attractive Ruth Peters Ormis of her the junior won a divorce for Ormls She owes now and has jton In Summerflelds no her petition today court late this Her debts range from taxiOrmiston did not He was cab bills to for counsel represented by The suit was not Ormiston agreed to pay a month for the support of his minor Ormiaton was awarded custody of Improvement Noted In Condition Of Attorney Hopes for the recovery of local attorney who was stricken ill Lost week while Sn Spur on were expressed by Dallas Scarborough last night on hla return from Snydors bed The young associated with Scarborough and Wilson was operated on last nn Intestinal Reaction to the operation has oeen the Warmer Weather Promised Today Warmer weather is the promise made by the weather man for to the mercury trav eled toward spring yesterday when it reached 70 degrees at 1 It tor back to 59 ARRANGEDBY STATELEADE piieatfuns Here For Veterans state commander of the American has made arrangements with tho Merchants National Bank of whereby world war veterans may secure loans on their bonus certifi cates at full present loan of the certificates is eight cents on the This arrangement applies to all veterans in Winters stated that dotahs would be work ed out by nt which time applications to the Minnesota bank will be No applications will breceived prior to March The bank will mail application blanks to Winters and begin ning March an office will be maintained at local legion head quarters for the handling of the which will be for warded to the Paul The loans will run from six months to a Veterans applications for the will be required to sign a personal note for the period of the loan and to furnish an affi davit by two reputable citizens of the county of their certi fying that the person making the application Is Identical with the person whose name appears on the bonus Window Panes Of Boom Town Residences Are Shattered Two Are Killed In New By The Associated Press A terrific nitroglycerm explo sion about 11 Monday wounded several persons and jarred sleepers from their besides demolishing practically every plate glass window in Man Is Killed One white man was killed by a boulder cast a mile and a halt from the nitro glycerin magazine two miles west His body was practically The blast tore a hole two hund red feet deep and wiped away a section of the hill on which it was Officials of the Thompson Hardware which ownrd Clthe said 13 tons of nitro glycerin were stored in tho but they could not ac count for tha explosion as Jthey kept no caps at the A survey this Pan handlp voii me bVX plate and buildings wer damaged hy which bombarded the vi cinity for several minutes fol lowing the The man was later identified as Melvln anoil lif Id work He is survived by three sons living here and a daughter in Okla homa No other deaths were reported Norrls was working on an oil rig near Marland hotel on Slain bil to create an experiment station within 20 miles of Abilene proposed to be unique in the sub jects of Its was introduced in the house today bj The which has the ap proval of College author proposes to locate a pecan field crop and native produce experiment station In the Abilene type of The measure has already been discussed with the The station would be located by Exten sion service Tho type of soil to be studied Is found in Callahan and Shackelford Osage King Denied New Murder Trial KANSAS King of the Osage under life sentence for murder ot Henry Osage Indian In Ok was today denied an appli cation for a new trial by Judge John in federal court Attorneys produced an affidavit signed by John cowboy farmer convicted with which asserted that Hale had had no knowledge of the killing for which they were The govern ment resisted the move on the ground that Ramsey was attempt Ing to shoulder the blame to help his as he had nothing to lose by so INDENT SUICIDE TOLL RISES IN AMERICA WITH EPIDEMIC APPEARRG IN HIGH SCHOOLS NEW A lighted match which fell into i barrel of shellac caused an explo sion in the basement of a Brook lyn apartment house today which cost the lives of Richard and Clarence At the sound of the blast resi dents of the building saw the young men rush from the base their clothing on and fall into a puddle died before medical aid arrived and Bennington died in a hospital San Angelo Host To Bankers Today SAN to 75 bankers of Texas and centers In the North and East will be special guests of the Sixth Dis trict of the Texas Bankers Asso ciation at its annual convention here They will arrive here at 7 by special train on their annual round of district meetings in Nineteen West Texas with 65 comprise the Sixth Bert cashier of the First National Bank of is chair A chuck wagon lunch at the San Angelo Country a motor ride during the afternoon and a banquet and an informal in the both on the rocC garden cf the Angelus will be entertainment Snn Anselo which will be will be closed all The flying squadron will go from San Angelo to Houston for the First District convention physicians Will 7 n friend of Snyders was called to Spur when the According to the forecast receiv ed the local today will be partly By The Associated Press Using a small automatic Thomas 18 year old senior in the Loriff Is high and killed himself today on the stage of the school The pistol Ulmllnr to one he had used when ha had tho rolo In a school I play two I In a tho youth he baa chosen to kill himself lighten the family borne chiefly by who is a school teacher living In Now Hyde Ho the second high school to fell himself within the day and the tenth American stu dent to die by suicide in tho last fexv Tho ether high school suicide according to advices See SltJDJCST SUICIDE 4 JAIL WILL HAVE SHOW TOO By The Associated Press Nick the blgsett man in New who tips the scales 5 IS was sentenced to seven months In jail and fined today violating the prohibition His attorney warned the court hat the state have to a special appropriation to tho man if ho were sent to Big Nick traveled with a circus and gave pubUc demon strations on the stage of his normous food stated that a fair meal five pounds of four a of Kuwait and a gallon of He the father of two ;