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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WMT iaturrfay wMt ptrttoiti tyiHarfartiy SATURDAY FEBRUARY TWELVE I mt I Ar FAMILY OF SIX SLAIN BYOAZED NEW YORKFATHER Father Out of Work Ends Own Life After Cutting Throats Of Six With Rather than see his wife and five children starve to George a teamster without killed his entire family and then ended his own life with a Seven Are Bead Texan Opposes Farm Measure Copyright by Harris Bwlnj Tom Connolly Texas The McNaryHaugen farm bill will establish a vast federal bureau with hordes of inspectors and collectors whose expenses must The tragedy was enacted probabDe paid outof funds collected forc ly a week but did not become j jDiy from the farmers in the form known until when on the equalization Congressman is representation of a the police forced an entrance into the squalid tenement occupied by the Taylors and found seven Thedead George 35 His 14 An whose name Taylors throat was COT with a and Taylor committed with the sanra The children were killed with a razor and a bowie Boy Straggles The appearance of the room and the condition of the bodtes Indicated that all except the were killed as they slept Owen aparently had struggled with his father as his body was found on the floor against one of the The other members of the family bed where they had been Every shade was drawn and every door was locked and Indicating to Coroner Gordon and the police investigators that Taylor had deliberately ned the extermination of his Notmuch is known here about the family except that they came frcra Schenectady about two months ago and that for a while Tom Connolly of Texas stated Thursday night in Washington in opposing the Connally declared that he fully realized the distress of agriculture and was anxious to establish some helpfnl agency to aid but McNaryHaugen bill meant no Structure Will Be Erected At Cost Of A Sreproof livestock build to erected at a cost of will be available to ex hibitors of livestock at the West TexasFair next The Fair Association last night announced that construction of the building will begin soon and that It will be readyfor the 1927 While plans and specifications for the structure have not been Taylor was employed as a j it will be approximately He had been out of work since j 9o by 150 The Associa February tion expects to make it by far the best livestock exhibit building in West Construction of the building is made possible by an agreement which has been reached with the state adjutant generals office Fair Weather Is Promised Today Fair weather Is the promise of the weather man for The mercury is scheduled to climb to ward a Spring At 7 oclock yesterday morning the mercury hovered around 24 de By noon it has risen to 34 and continued to The cold spell sent Abllenians chivering and scurrying about their it being one of the coldest snaps of this whereby itwill be rented for the three national guard units now quartered at Fair It will be used for supply room and general office headquarters by the guards Def ense Rests In CaseOfDaugherty Bv The Associated Press NEW the evidence Is In for the DaughertyMiller The defense of Harry former attorney rested this after It began yesterday Aside from testimonyshowing practice in the department of justice and a legal debate between Senator Guy of West Vir and United States Attorney Enwwy RBuckner as to the valid ity of claims passed by Daugherty and Thomas former alien property Daugh defense was virtually one of Miller offered no Neither defendant took jtand WESHK6 HP MVESTOCK SALES theres a theres a wJLyand in the same line of where tfrene is live stock to be theres tho Classified section of the Re In order make a buy ers and sellers most be gotten that the News classified yon wish to or household remember sd win the Commission Grants Permit The structure will be just north f the race stables and 00 feet west of the t will face east and will extend west 150 part of it being on and which now is owned by the The city commission Friday granted a permit for erection of he building and instructed Thomas corporation o work out the legal matters rela tive to the The building will be financed with a bond issue to be the Fair Association The bonds bear seven per cent interest and the principal and interest wil be retired by the rentals received from the Former Abilenian Dies In Dallas From Heart Attack B died at his office here Friday from a sudden heart at had lived in Dallas sine coming hero from Abi lene and Hillsboro having been hi home before Surviving ar bis a Railey o Los a H Railey of Los a brother Railey of Wichita Falls and three living in Lo Texans Nomination Held Up By Mississippi Solo 18 confirmation of the noml nation of Frederick o to be first American minis tor to the Irish Free has been he4 up at the request of Senator Miss While offering no objection to who Is a career man In the Senator can W aad H American Fleet Com mander Receives Final Orders to Place Troops On Chinese By Universal Service American marines are to land in Shanghai within the next few to take part in protect ing the international colony it was learned Admiral Clarence com manderinchlef of the American fleet in Chinese re final orders from the navy department to land troops when he deems it it He has marines aboard ships in the Shanghai ready to go ashore at a moments The Chaumont is rushing to that port with an additional marines toy Officials believe nothing can now halt the march of the Cantonese army on Shanghai with imminent danger to thousands of Americans and other foreigners in the inter national settlement The army of General Sun ChuanFang defender of has ap parently collapsed and Sun is on the eve of abandoning the city to the dispatches The British have already landed soldiers in the city and ar ranged an adequate defense system of the quarter where their national and other foreigna are housed The American government until now thought it advisable to old marines on the iships in readi ess to rather than actually o place them on Officials believe now that th anding can be1 safely delayed ny longer and that American nd other must take up efensive positions the other A combined force o men isnow available a Hanghal and this number may be materially increased as British and American reinforcements arrived This number of equippe with modern weapons and support ed by gunfire from the 21 warships j n the if urnish adequate offi ials High Court Will Review Kips Suit By Universal Service NEW ip Rhinelanders so far unsucjiess ul attempt to cast off his wife be muse she is of part negro lineage has finally reached the states lighest And by an unexpected turn of vents the big question for the ap eals judges to decide after they econvene at Albany next Monday s not Did Impecunious conceal her negro strain rom her millionaire husband and bus win over the violent pro of his Knickerbocker family The transcending issue on which validity of the Rhinelander marriageis to be decided now is Did Alice Jones proclaim short y before the that she was 100 percent white and Inform her tusbandtobe that she and her amily never associated with col ored Two Army Airmen Believed Drowned Mabel Famous Cinema Winning Death Battle Gasoline Gallonage Tax Is Increased From One To Two Cents By Wal lace By Universal Senice LOS popular film apparently winning her battle against pneumonia at the Santa hospital t George was more optimistic than at any time since the famous screen comedienne was Her temperature at noon today was 101 and her respiration was more nearly normal than it has been he I believe she has passed the danger are guarding against a Visitors are still barred from the sick Lew spends hours at her bedside day and her Bob Allen Is Charged With The Embezzlement Of County Funds Bob constable of precinct has been placed under bond on a charge of Allen is charged with appropriating of county funds to his own The Indictment that the money alleged to taken came to Allen b his office as Bond in the case was fixed at which Allen The case Is scheduled to go to trial in district February The offense is alleged to have been committed in July of The indictment was voted at the Stop Look listen Bv The Associated Press SAN Bay a San Francisco Los Angeles whicn left here at t oclock was held up just south of this city and the crew and passengers robbed of cash and jewelry an undetermined After relieving the pas sengers and crewof their the robbers left the By The Associated Press 1 Si Jesus Injured here yester day when he fell beneath a freight train died His body will be taken to Waxahachie for old Sapp of was killed today when he drove his into the engine tender By The Associated Press designed to put thestate high way system on a sound financial basis and to provide more funds for county road were finally passed by the house with noticeable Thebill by Wallace and others to increase the gasoline gallpnage tax from one to three cents was passed118 to shortly before noon recess an amend ment to compromise on two The companion measure to let counties keep their license fees from pleasure motor vehicles and tractors was passed a minutes shortly after the house reconven edat 2 Representative said that if both bills the high way department will get around counting nor mal increase of gasoline consump while the counties will have about for local The public school he will get enough additional funds to raise the present available per cap ita to from its share of the gasoline The motor license measure re peals the horse power system of taxation provides for taxation by weights byavfcale nents of the bill say will cut llcetso costs better than 50 The house finally passed a bill by Representative Harmon of and Young of Wellington to enforce the constitutional provi sional that the governor cannot is sue deficiency warrants la excess of A senate bill by Wood to provide Religions Eminent To Purge Manhattan Los Angeles Evangelist Will Take Peek At White Way By Universal NEW re ligions greatest show is in New Aimee says the only way to convert the worlds sinners is to give them something better than they So Aimee has pitched her tent on Manhattan thinks New York is pretty she from what I hear it is almost as bad as Paris We wonder how well Aimee knows her Pastor McPherson says New York must be purged so Aimee is going to take a peek at the night life of the gay White Aimee is She for her the garb of a maid with a blue cape covering the white skirts are although Aimee says she has nothing against short skirts for TEXAS SENATE NEW PLAN was passed with amendments cut tipg the proposed salary to and requiring that the as sistant be a lawyer of five years Court liven Approval Of State Senate slon othe higher judiciary in the state and authorization of a state wide Junior high school system Were among the measures approved Souths Known Dead Up To 32 Mark Fatalities In Southwest Reach To By The Associated Prcs NEW known dead from the storm which dipped freakishly into widely separated sections of three states last night be fore dissipating itself in tiigh winds and electrical dem rose to 32 to night with the discovery of aii additional body near Pleasant and the droning Of a man alrAlexander Ala Workers Active Rescue delving through the debris of farm homos tonight faced the possibility of freezing Winds which night had blown hot and strong tonight had lost their way but brought with them the touch of Of the storm died in the farming community near Pleasant Eleven we dead in Tensas in the Issippi Eight wero at Rose The number of injured neared the hundred and property andi niffll passed S The storm flipped first into the Pleasant Hill farming where it cut a wide leaving1 Frisco passenger train four miles south of Chicago Women Mobolize To Prevent Risque Plays By Universal Service recent session of the Taylor county plang were under way nere today grand prevent any of the risque plays MITCHELL Two army airmen were miss ing although com rades of both army and navy con tinued in search of it was believed they were The fos ceiling under which they were flying closed down arid forced them into the it is Lieutenant William pilot of the dirigible and Lieu tenant Willard took the air for their home station at Lang ley yesterday with Lieu tenant Harris at the control sticks of a De Haviland army Death Of Husband Told At Trial Of Accused Woman By The Associated Press death of John Jcnea from poisoning was described Friday at the trJal of Ethel Ray for the murder of Roy Horton testifying to finding In his Morning News reporter hesaid he did not care to be quoted in regard to the He is represented by Ben Allen is serving his second term as constable and was formerly a member of the city police MayfiddWffl Speak For Class The commencement address at McMurry College this year will be delivered by United States Senaror Earle president of the announc ed The exercises will be held June While here Senator Mayfield will probably be the house of to William Harrison of the law enforcement of the Illinois Federa tion o fWomens clubs is selecting ten of the civic leaders of the city to become censors of plays which will appear STRIKE By The Associated Press of all seamen under the jurisdiction of the Chinese Sailors Union in Canton was threatened today un less one Chinese sentenced by an English controlled magis trate to three months at hard labor for seditious Is The seaman was arrested aboard the liner President Taft at Hong House Absolves Bribery Witness By The Associated Press posed Investigation of the lobbying activities of Houston optometrist and lobbyist for the Texas Optometry Associa tion today virtually was ended by the house with Chamberlain exon Representative Sheats of who submitted a resolu tion to investigate Chamberlains activities after the latters testl roony resulted in expulsion of form er Representatives Dale of and Moore of on firibery charges today endorsed adoption by the state af fairs committee of Chamberlains affidavit that he has been guilty of no lobbying session that body has experienced In two Both measures must receive house The judicial revision proposal would call a referendum on the question of creating a supreme court of nine a court of criminal appeals of from three to five justices and 3G justices of courts of All terms would hr fix The junior pronosal would authorize Mi r it or having or more In tax able property to create and main tain their own junior Lubbock county would comprise a newly created judicial the under a bill which Sena tor Bledsoo succeeded In Senator Bledsoe also obtained fa action on a bill authorizing the state to with the counties and federal govern ment in the extermination of pred atory animals In the A bir aa outfttMtilM IrJibAnwrtom for room unconscious choking from Tom Rose of testified to Stating on legal finding him in Its Now Abilene May Talk By Phone With Londoners In a few daya Abilenlans will have the opportunity to spend all loose change talking to N H manager of the Southwestern Bell Telephone announced yesterday that between this ctty and the principal points of England Gotland and Wales will be made available in a few The rate be for a conversation of three via wire circuit to York and ether waves across the Atlantic It will be possible for an Abilenian sitting at his office desk to pick up his call long ask for a designatednum her or person in the British and in a few minutes bo conversing as as if the other person merely across San Francisco has been tUkicg with London lor some and some of those come through since the local office is on the New Francisco transcontinental lantonese Drive Still Triumphant By Universal Service Can tonese drive on Shanghai continued today and the Chekaing forces ap peared unable to offer any resls torney at was Senator McFarlanes bill Increas ng the number of regents of the ollege of Industrial Arts from six o nine was but Senator moved a reconsideration In order to debate an amendment con cerning local Legionaires Enter Final Lap Of Drive For More Member The Cantonese today captured a treaty port and the capi tal of The defeated northern armies are in full Before the Chek alng soldiers gave up Hangchow the according to reports reaching here Cantonese sympathizers here be Heve the Nationalists will reach the gates of Shanghai within a FROM CAVE DEATH DIES While reel movie cameramen stood around the subject of their visit prized fox hound taken from a cave ycs terddy after the vhole countryside had worked day and night as r died today pneumonia brought about by his 110 hour Im dog became imprisoned by fall of rock after scurrying Into a hole behind a red ThurBday Scores of workmen blasted their way through solid i dozen farm houses In thirty njured and 75 to 100 it pacgod tn the state line where it flung a back vard blow at Tensas Twenty Here the twisting with jyclonic struck the Lelia Hack wrecked 21 killed 2 and injured Sweeping across Lake it devastated four other plantations satiated for the t rose again to move eaving in Its wake a total of 13 dead and 61 One fling was taken at Mississ concentrated and Two farm houses were destroyed at Rose 35 miles east of Meri and eight persons died in the Four other occupants of the homes were GALVESTON SUFFERS PROPERTY LOSS By The Associated Press KANSAS ing a toll of six deaths and much damage in its the cold wave which swept the mountain coun try and the Southwest tonight was rapidly passing from the excepting with prospects of a generally fair day tomorrow and moderating where a sixty mile gale from the northwest See STORM Page Placing emphasis on the need o having a membership of at leas 500 to aid stste comj in putting over the wovk j ie has member of j arramore American at a meeting Thursday night en tered the final lap of the drive forj The post now has a membership j of between 250 and The cam paign will come to a close March During the intervening leaders of the post hope to add at east 200 members to the Plans were made to carry a delegation of at least 50 to the district meeting of the Legion at Sweetwater It was also decided that the post should pre sent a play In the City Hall audi torium in The efforts of Commander Win ters to enable veterans to obtain loans on bonus certificates are bearing fruit and announcement will bo forthcoming soon to aa to how these loans may be post commander MIDLAND HOSTS will play tho rolo of boat to party of eeventyftva El Paso Trade Excursionists on the night of March party will arrive late In leaving early the next Due to the of city will thrown open to Sunk by my family alteges Cornelius The young disin herited hy his Infuriated mil lionaire parents and living on nearly nothing a week while he tries to beat tells the second Installment of his absorb ing story in the Sunday Report All of lite troubles in Hie publlshlns says came to a head when he adopted as Ms pub Hshlng The PubMc Be That was patting It on rather since fam ous old Com modore was author of another The Public Damned Fn Sumlajs flc Hvfred to tlw over the leased wire printer deceit of tails retarding fcte hit ;