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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST TEXAS cooler in north portion Wednesday Volume TUESDAY FEBRUARY 1927 Number 148 N STAY NICARAGUA INTERIOROCCUF1ED BY AMERICAN TROOPS Buxom Peaches Is Lauded By Judge Additional Marines Are Mobilized For Duty In Troubled Depart ment By Universal Service Actual occupation of interior Nicaragua by American forces is it was announced by the state department Forces Landed Forces from the cruisers Milwau Raleigh ana Galveston were landed at Corinto and immediately distributed along the railroad from to the They are to keep the Une of com munication Headquarters of the detachment was established at scene of a recent It is in charge of Commander Aus He has 17 270 blue jackets and 86 A detachment occupied Leon un der The unit is made up of 20 215 j bluejackets and 235 The legation guard at Managua has been placed in charge of It has 12 officers and 141 is in general of all the troops With the legation truard he has established his bar racks in the Managuas cel ebrated It is understood that this city as well as the entire line of the rail road will be declared neutral zones and all fightingr between the grov rebels Occupation Starts The state department declined to say how much more of Nicaragua would be but the move ment of more now enroutc there was said to mean that a general occupation is tinder By The Associates Press Vigorous steps to block with American bluejackets and marines any attack by Nicaraguan Liberal forces on Managua synchronized today with the receipt in Wash ington of a preliminary of propos als of President Diaz for new Protection of Nicaragua from ex ternal attack or internal disorders due to outside interference through a treaty guarantee between the United Statos of Nicaragua sov ereignty is understood to be the general purpose of toe Diaz pro Kefnsal Made In the face of flat refusal at thf state department to reveal the na ture of its advices further than to say that Minister Eberhardt re ceived a letter yesterday prepared by direction of Diaz which he was transmitting by details of the plan were Pending receipt of the Diaz let American naval forces have been established in Control of the Corinto railroad and strongly posted in the hill fortifi cations at Managua known as the which insures military dom ination of the city with a small Previously the legation guard was quartered in barracks in the Tarpley Is Buried Sunday who died at his home in was buried here Sunday afternoon near two child ren and a He resided in this city for many years before going to Tho Kaymes of the First Methodist church Relatives residing here are Addeilee Tarpley and her Addeilee Tar pleys died here in Christopher and Gilford Tarpley of Miss Mary Tarpley of are the surviving Be sides his Tarpley is also survived by a Tarpley of Peaches 16yearold wife of Edward Daddy Brown 52yearold whose separation suit is pending is meeting with surprising social suc where she is va She is people there and has been accepted by them as an In a Masschusetts who says he would not walk across the street to meet King declares Peaches Is a sweet little Story Below YOUNG Secretary Of Labor May Attend Wichita Meeting of Labor James Davis will make an effort to attend convention of the Tejras Chamber of Commerce at Wichita May 15 and ho informed Representative Guinn Williams of Texas DUFFER FLOWING fer 3 In the five miles north of which came today Is making barrels Peaches Given Surprising Welcome By Society On Vacation By Universal Service Brownings surprising social success here is a sure prom ise of a poor reception for Daddy Browning should he carry out his plans for aBermuda sojourn Peaches is ready to leave for the Peaches has met the best people here and has been accepted by them as an The latest conquest by Brown ings child bride was of Judge Webster of having de clared he would not walk across street to meet King George or the Prince of walked around a tea table tt meet the fair After he had talked a while with Peaches he declared There is not an iota of harm in this little Anyone who says she is a menace to public morals is I am speaking from thir tythree years experience on tho Daugherty Trial Halted By Death By The Associated Press NEW With attorneys ready to sum up the DeuighertyMiller trial was halted today by Attorney counsel for Thomas former alien property and Harold of counsel for Harry former attorney gen their notes and gazed at an empty seat in tha jury box as Judge John Knox announced that a son of Arthur juror Number had died of pneumonia during tho Expressing Its the court adjourned the trial until Daugherty d Miller are charg ed with conspiracy to defraud the United States of their best services In connection with the releasing of Impounded assets of the Ameri Proposal A d o p t e d By Texas Senate Bill To Repeal Oil Laws Is De feated In Lower House By Universal Service proposal to call a constitutional convention to frame a new consti tution for Texas to replace the present organic law written by the forefathers of Tesas 31 years was adopted in the senate by a decisive The resolution now goes to the lower house for Should it be a special be held on the first Monday in August next and the people will whether they want a new constitution at the same if the proposal is there will be 150 delegates from each legislative representative the conven tion will then meet on the first Monday in September In the lower bill to repeal the famous senate bill passed in the thirtyninth legis lature which permitted the Stand ard Oil company of New Jersey to acquire a majority of the stock of the Humble Oil and JReflning com of was defeated 41 to This was a campaign Issue in the last gubernatorial campaign when Lynch one of the charged that Texas had sold the oil industry to the Standard The house refused to print the bill on a favorable minority committee re port by the 41 to 66 Bill Is Defeated The house also defeated a bill which sought to grant substantial increases to the salaries of county judges of the when tne meas ure was indefinitely postponed During debate on this George of charg ed that a powerful lobby spent some time here endeavoring to get favorable action on the The bill would increase salaries of county judges from to a A bill carrying an approriation of for repairing the gov ernors was passed finally in the It was stated in the bill that the built during the days of Sam was in a sad state decay that the roof was leaking and ruining the furniture in the Spanish Among the bills passed in the house to engrossment and third included one which pro vides for the teaching of Spanish in all counties on the Mexican border which have a city of Final enactment of this measure means that the Spanish language will be taught in the public schools from Brownsville to El Another bill passed to third read ing gives to the railroad commis sion the authority to use its discre tion in allowing short line railroads of less than fifty miles to operate less than two trains a Under the present all rail regardless of their are required to operate two or more trains whether it is a losing proposition or License Bill A bill requiring motor car own ers to have two sets of number plates on a one on the front and one for the marked front and rear was also pass ed to third This bill is designed to prevent a person from using the same number plates of more than one and flowing Two new locations were on Duffer can Metal amounting to late J approximately Masonic Bodies Hear Address On Washington In spite of several other attrac tions in the city last a cood crowd of Masons attended the pro gram in the Masonic Temple ob serving George Washingtons Judge Caldwell spoke on George the as did also pastor of the First Christian The famous statesman and soldier be came a Maeon he was 21 years old and continued active In Masonry during his the speeches How Much Do You Know About Life Of George Washington Washingtons is crammed full of interesting incidents that many wellread people dont know anything In a sur prising number of people have forgotten some of the major events of his So The Morning News has compiled here a list of questions page 4 about Washington as a birthday anniversary Probably very if will be able to answer them But reading them and the answers on page 7 will give you a lot of new information about Washington and what he KING SHALLOW WILDCAT IS CHIFE ATTRACTION AMONG OIL MEN NOW CLEANING OUT Showing of the King shallow wildcat of Hickey and Cowboy Evans continued through Monday as this areas premier attraction to the oil The located fifteen miles north of here in south central is showing for a well from an oil sand was topped six weeks The well has been bailing oil since Saturday Two hun dred feet stood in the hole Mon day There was also thirty feet of Twothirds of this had been cleaned out by midafter when an underreamer lost in the hole sometime was It is expected that the bit will again be on botton by this afternoon and that the sand may be tested by Wednesday There has perhaps never been imore play given acreage surround ing a wildcat in this solely upon an untested oil of the major companies is reported to have invested paying as high as an acre for choice High Price Paid An Abilene man late yesterday paid or more than an acre for 236 acres threefourths of a miles southwest of the The who owned acres when their test was spudded last have sold off all except or Simms and have been the heaviest A second Burkeburnett is the comment oil men are based on the successful completion of the King tesf as a heavy pumper or flowing The question of whether it is a producer seems to be settled in their the only problem to solve now being how big is It Although no locations near this wildcat have been it is known that several will be started at onoe if the King is cinched as See KING WILDCAT page 4 Scout Workers Workers who will endevaro this week to botaln sufficient funds to assure work of Boy Scouts in Abi lene this year will gather at 8 oclock his morning in a pep breakfast at the Grace hotel to discuss plans and map procedure for the Ed area scout execu and a corp of fifty local busi ness men are directing the o LINE IS ORGANIZED By The Associated Press Organization of the MexicoGulf Steamship Line with freight service to be started early next month be tween Port Or angre and Laket and Tamplco and Vera announced here today by Dun can president of thc Hall Cross Plains Lads Become Members Of Scout Troops Chisholm Trail Areas annual Scout drive was opened Monday by Ed Ehumwaymarea by enrolling 17 new scouts in Cross They will be members of Troop and brlngt thetotal en rollment for Cross Plains to 26 since February The new scouts are Mlko Hender Charles Garrett Edward Ulair Valley Joe Jhil Polk James Orba Clyde Claudie Richard Hankow Concessions Are Surrendered By Brit ish Break Among Chi Nese By Universal Service the victorious Cantonese sweep on toward the richest city in all the reports were re ceived today of a definite break between the northern who have been operat ing against the One report says that Wu Pel Fu has decided not to permit Chang Tso Lins forces to enter Honan in their march against the southern A large detachment of Chang Tso Lins troops were disarmed when they attempted to cross thej frontier into We Pei Fu also seized ammunition trains be longingto Chang Tso The reign of terror begun Satur day by the Chinese military author ities showed no signs of abating to More than sixty Chinese agi tators have been put to death by the police with executioners The police prowl the streets armed with these swords and kill their victims as they arrest Despite the downfall of crowds of morbid Chinese contin ued to gather in the streets today to gaze uponthe gruesome sight of their decapitated fellow countryj Although the strike Is tram and buses resumed operations today and department stores Virtually all factories remained All the wharf coolies quit today and held up the and unloading of Reports from Hangchow say the Cantonese arerestoring order rounding p the defeated Sun Chuan Fang shooting many for looting and forcing the others into the nationalist Arrest Of Theatre Patrons Likely In New York CleanUp Manhattan Attorneys Claim Plan Is Feasible By Universal Service SJEW rest of audience at inde cent plays looked possible to New York attorneys declare this plan is Those in charge of the campaign to purify the stage are in favor of it because they admit that the publicity from the arrest of actors and ac tresses often serves to stimu late interest in the People who go to vile shows know exactly what they are They are just as guilty the ac a prominent lawyer here Preachers also have joined in the movement to arrest the atidience at indecent STIITE HOI By Universal Servire com plete surrender of the Hankow concessions by the British govern ment to the triumphant Cantonese forces was announced in the house of commons today by Sir Austen He said that the agreement sign ed yesterday between Eugene Cantonese foreign minister and Owen British turns the administration of the con cession area over to the Chinese municipality of Schools Askfed To Enter Three Here All one and twoteacher rural schools of the county are asked to notify principal at If they wish to enter the writing and arithmetic in terscholastlc league contests this county super intendent of stated Mon Womacks address is Abi Route A fee of one dollar must be paid to Roy chairman of tho executive committee of the Texas Interscholastic and only one and two teacher rural schools are eligible in these the superintendent The county contests are scheduled for 18 and 19 in The district contest is set for some time during LAW ASSAILED By The Associated Press The Hawaiian law of 1920 regulat foreign language schools in the island waj declared by the supreme court today to be an unconstitu tional Invasion of the rights of Jap who attacked FROM FAR AND WIDE Answers to Want Ads come In to Advertisers from Mexico to Canada and all points In West Texas as illustrated by the fol lowing note to Ed Hughes Motor Dear Sirs Please send me the price of ronr 1925 model Ford touring as advertised In the Abilene Morning WALKER If you have a car or farm to write yonr Ad lo Box 18 or phone Then sit back and watch the Want Ad do the SECOSD BLAST IS ONE Another Is Missing Follow ing Explosion of Nitro Magazine By The Associated Tress One was blown to bits and another was missing following the explo sion of quarts of nitroglycer ine bvta this jn iruifc driver was loading thc explosive at a The body of Homer driver of tho disappeared completely in the explosion and a man named said to have been with was being Tho which took place at the magazine of the Inde pendent Torpedo was the second within a Police were holding back spec tutors while volunteer fire fighters fought a prairie fire ignited by the Three other maga zines nearby wore reported In dan Vic and another man who were riding within 200 yards of the magazine were thrown from their automobile by tho force of the Parts of the motor truck driven by Rusiifll wore found widely scat tered over the blazing Later it was reported that the prairie fire had been brought under control without further damage to Yates Buried Monday Alma wife of Yates of the Ccnterline commun was buried Monday afternoon following funeral services at Fort Phantom Hill She died Sunday morning following a long period of ill Besides her husband she s sur vived hy three Bill and Fred two Bullock and all Centerline Funeral arrangements were by the laughter Undertaking com Pottery Concern Loses Legal Tilt By The Associated Press Price fixing by competitors with out regard to the reasonableness of the was unlaw ful today by the supreme Its decision was rendered in a case against the Trenton Potteries and other companies engaged in tho manufacture or distribution of 82 per cent of the sanitary pottery fixtures products in this The decision read by Justice showed the court 5 to with ono justice not parti The majority of the court consisted of Chief Justice Taft and Justices Mc Stone and while the dissenters of Justices Van Sutherland and Butler with Justice Brandeis taking no Wholesale Murderer Re cieves Mews Witt Ap parent Satisfaction Death Was Set Friday George confessed slave rof 13 yesterday was granted a 30day stay of execution by Governor according to tele graphic advices received warden of the state penitentiary at Hunts received a telephone mes sage from Governor Moody late Monday afternoon grant ing the Makes No Statement The wholesale it was received the news with much apparent He mnde no Hassell was to have been electro cuted February Governor February refused to commute to life impris onment the death sentence of Has declaring that he bolleved that prison authorities or officers of tho law would make any Investi gations apparently necessary be fore they would execute an insane Commutation was sought on grounds that Hassell is allegedly in At that Governor Moo dy sattJ that if time between now and the date of the execution proves insufficient to establish his mental he would grant more The stay granted yes terday is taken as indicative that the executive believes more time is ncessary for a thorough BAN PITT Three Jurors Are Selected As DeathHoldup Case Starts By The Associated Press FORT jurors were selected in criminal district court today for the trial of William who Is on trial for his life on a charge of robbery with Stone is accused of being one of tho daylight who held uy Roscoe theater on a street here January and j escaped with in leav ing Wilson dying on the sidewalk with a bullet wound near his Task of selecting a jury will be resumed again at 5 oclock Tues day One hundred venire men remain to be quizzed for jury Because the state seeks the death penalty for Stone a majority of the veniremen wtre disqualified today when said they had conscien tious scruples against the death Also a large number of prospective jurors were excused because they had formed opinions os to the guilt of the By The Associated Press SAN police court today refused ball to Eddie old time not ed lightweight who is accug j ed of the murder of Walter Xoo during a brawl in Hanlons cafe early Counsel for i FfanJon told the court that the for mer boxer did not kill but that he received his fatal kniti wounds during an altercation with Joseph another patron ofi the MURDER TRIAL SET By The Associated Tress Trial of James for tho mur der of his William Lee Stockton at the Stockton homo Sat urday wag net Monday after noon for March 7 In district court Stockton was Indicted In a special report of the grand Jury at noon PIONEER KILLS SELF By The Associated Pross T prominent pioneer resi dent shot himself In the head at his downtown business of flee about 9 using a 45 cali bre A verdict rer immediately the death by iclt gunshot ;