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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper Volume THE WEATHER WiST TEXAS Wednetdty Thursday generally change in WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1927 THOUSANDS TEXANS TAKE PART IN LAREDO PARTY Prominent Ohio Statesman Dies Texas Has 3 Governors During The Day When Scuffle Occurs On Mexican By The Associated Amid fanfare of official pomp and ceremony in Tex and informal diversion in Nuevo Washingtons birthday was celebrated enthusiastically with the aid of Governor Dan Moody and the fortieth Tex as high Mexican and some other American Veterans Leaders Hold Washington Conference Judson former governor of died early yesterday at his T J OI CCLA ij j The14 car scion special jhome in He died un furnished bv Laredo citizens lur aTvl the Harmon was taken 111 sev to bring the ana days ago wiien it was stated legislature dcvrn here ior thc his anmcnt wns believed to be of polebration minor He was 81 years cvm to joint ee at midnight to Ausoia and one of fading yers and statesmen Rodeo Included YUer the governors Washing ton address through amplifiers to thousands at noon the informal celebratory activi ties held Afternoon and night programs included an American a Mexican bull a public reception by Governor and a grand ball for all the official all battles are fought oy shot and Moody told the noonday his tawny hair gleaming In the sub tropical is the battle of citizen he in which you must elect proper officers for strive to public preserve the and the r government that George Washington made pos sible with strife and You should elect officers and representatives who will remember that a public office is thereby hold and your Things Attract Moody bespoke hope that program of highway and educational reform facing fortieth legislature will be Then signs calling attention to other things of Nuevo Laredo attracted scores across the Rio They very patiently en joyed the Lieutenant Governor Barry Miller became acting governor for a few and some insist that Texas had three governors in rapid succession as the result of scuffle between Miller and Governor Moody during the ceremonies on the international Three End Lives One Destroys Belongings By Universal Senice NEW 18th student suicide in the United States in Leo died by gas in the home of his parents in Con ey Island convinced through his reading of Huxley and Schopenhauer that the world is a and life not worth Miller nor the shoved Moody across the dividing line into becoming gover while the other was out of Close observers said that Miller himself lurched across the line for a making E president of the governor for a brief Meets Carrillo At the Moody met Consul General Carrillo of stationed at San while corresponding officials from the two sides of line in order of rank likewise The University of Texas band palyed the Mexican national anthem and the Mexican army staff band played The Star Spangled Spectators lined the international bridge and its approaches for two Governor Gil Fortes ofTamaai lipas was to have met the Texas governor on tha but was detained on account of pressing sending his futile Before turning on tho gas the young man destroyed all pictures of all his his violin and two one of which de tailed his experiences on a tour of the United States on foot five years During the reports from other parts of the country added the names of two more youths and a second of her sex to be included in the tragic list of youth ful disillusioned Estellc a student at Douglas took her life at the home of her sister in Gads leaving a note saying that she was tired of In Harold a Wartime Mayor Nomi nated I n Mayoralty Primary S h o ot Raids Wind By The Associated Press Wil liam Hale Big Bill Chicagos wartime was nominated as Republican mayor alty standardbearer here today in a Washington Day primary featur ed by and ballot box His democratic opponent in the April election will be Mayor Wil liam virtually without opposition The two may also be opposed by John Dill West Park commis sioner and city commission er under who was not entered in the primary but has an nounced he will contest in the elec tion as an On the basis of incomplete re turns had won over Ed ward member of the board of by an estimated plurality of about It was estimated that aoout percent of the upward of Chicago voters had gone to the Crowe Is Winner Thompsons victory was also a victory for the Republican political faction headed by Robert E states over the faction headed by Charles De United States which had supported The comparatively free from disorders during the wound up with kidnap and ballot box thefts and callb for assistance from the police at score of polling One man was shot four times and probably fatally Injured in an election argument just outside P polling The injured man Camill Dehooge was rushed to i hospital and his assailant was ar As the polls were closim at 5 oclock two precincts reported that armed men had invaded the voting terrorized election and made off with al high school By The Associated 22 I had been Id have for a wish governor Jane McCallum told thw Austin American here tonight when she learned that both Governor Moody and Lieutenant Governor Barry Miller lurched across tho interna tional line in a scramble on thc Seen To It Id have seen to it that Senator Wood and Speaker Bobbitt were also pushed over she Senator Wood of president pro tern of the speaker of tho arc in lintf of succession thc lieutenant secretary of rtotild follov thorn n PIONKKH PIES for 45 years a rewtdcnt of died sudden ly at his home Tuesday was found dead fathers garage an old Ger army rifle lying across his John senior at the Banington high drove his fathers the for est preserve two miles from his home and stabbed himself to Samuel of East De a young tempted suicide by leaping from the third floor balcony window of the 12th Street station of the Illi nois Central in dition is Young Meisel was graduated from the DoWitt Clinton hign school G years and since then has been a student of He was a musician and until twc weeks ago had been employed in the orchestra of the a Clyde Line steamer plying between New York and Wage Question Of Miners Unsolved Bv The Associated Press ques tion of a new wage agreement for the unionized central bituminous the Three election officials were kidnaped and a few other slugged while upward of four score arrests were made and a score oj pistols Aro Arrested The most spectacular raid of th day was made on the headquarter of an aldermanic candidate wher 26 men were arrested and eigh an automatic rifle and small machine gun were confiscat Besides the Democrat and Re publican mayoralty candidates se lected John Dill Robert son West Park commissioner and former city health commissioner under has announced he will run in the April clou ion as an independent KNIFE WOUNDS INFLICTE CITY NBA Washington Bureau Virtually every war veteran In the United States was represented by these five men at the meeting convoked in Washington to consider relief measures for exservice Seated left to United States Senator Rice commanderlnchief of the Spanish War Veterans General James commanderinchicf of the and national commander of the Ameri can Legion Theodore commander of the Veterans of Foreign and Colonel commander ot the Dis abled War Wash ingtons Anniver sary Is Observed At Capitol Listened To Across By Service Twenty million Americans are be lieved to have heard President Ooolidge deliver his George Wash ington speech But the offi cial world and his dolled up in Sunday saw him as well The great auditorium In the capitol called the house of repre sentatives was packed with as impressive an array of important persons as ever has gathered with in its historic The whole government was the supreme the the army and and the foreign And in the unconsciously putting on a fashion were the gov ernment representatives of that vast woman army that is the other half of this countrys Wrecked Ship Spells Golden Others enjgma Was tonight just as as much an following the close of the joint wage confer ence after its failure to agree on a working contract to replace tho Jacksonville draft in Neither side has receded from its voiced on the opening of negotiations here on February but both declared through their spokesmen that they were ready and willing to resume negotiations if anything can be done to reconcile the divergent ttOY TS DROWNED The Associated Press i of Carl nonr drowned late today when ho fell into a water fired minoshaft near his body was recovered an hour and a half OSes Third Term Plans By The Associated Press resolution to have the senate In effect declare against another term for President Coolidge was offered by Senator today on the anniversary of the birth of George The insurgent leader said he would ask for action at the earliest and that It was his purpose to force senators to so on The resolution made no reference to President Coolidge by but declares that the precedent estab lished by Washington and other presidents in retiring after two terms had become Jby universal concurrence a part of our Republi can system of It added that any departure from this timehonored custom would be and fraught with peril to our free Company Objects To Rejuvenation By Universal Service he underwent a rejuvenation oper ation a retired Budapest banker has been notified by his insurance cmpany that thc annuity payment of his insurance has been The company tho opera tion has irado the banker consid erably younger so probanly the payments won have to be contin ued for a longer period which means a change in the original con ditions of thepolicy with a finan i loss to thc Tho Royal ts Theme Of Hogg At Revival Five thousand copies of Johns gospel will be given away on the streets of Abilene today by the women of the Paul Metho dist church as a part of the days of the Hogg evangelistic services being held thereThe subject for the sermon of tonight is to Whos Your and during this session the church will be divided by a string with men sitting on the west side and the women on the east side of the church Prayer meeting for the young people will be held at 7 oclock in the junior depart Women Are Guests The members of the womens auxiliaries were the guests of honor at the service last Nearly 200 represented the Bass the MaryMartha the Young Ladies Missionary So ciety and the Womans Missionary It was found that j Bass had been a member of the j society for the longest having joined more than 50 years ago The subject N1 By Universal TEW bedraggled ghost the fourmasted schoon er Camilla May Page slipped tip Eaat river today with not a single soul aboard of the crew that sailed from Jackson February The body of the ren was washed ashore and Xo trace of the eight other members of the crew has been found and they are be lieved to have Thus were added nine more victims of the terrific gale that swept the Atlantic But while the Camilla May Pages barren ripped sails and battered masts told a story of sea they spelled a golden for the six members of the crew of the Standard oil barge of who sighted the deserted schooner and took it in The having been aban became a and the barge crew will divide about as prize that being the estimated value of the Barber Arraigned After Stabbing Here On Monday Night Knife wounds received by employe of the city engineers in an affray which occurred Monday night in front of his residence at 525 Chest nut will not prove fatal un less complications physicians stated late last He was reported resting fairly well at his home on Chestnut Tom was re leased on bond yesterday morning after examining trial be fore Justice Mat Lambeth on a charge of assault to murder in con nection with the Mitchell was taken into custody by city policemen after the Callaway received two deep cuts in the back Inflicted by a pocket One wound about four and a half Inches long in the right shoulder penetrated to the chest Another of about the same length on the loft side extended to the but did not enter The stabbing was said to have Bombardment Reveals Mutiny Of Chinese Craft British Alarmed At A Cantonese Nationalist gun boat shelled this city today while endeavoring to bom bard the Kiangnan one mile Five shells fell in the French settlement district and five in the native Two Chinese were killed and two American homes were No foreiirncrs wcro I 47 Fires at Lying in the Whangpoo the gunboat attempted to fire over the city at the arsenal which con tained munitions of Sun Chuun been a climax to an argument bej ruler of this province twern Mitchell anrl Callmvay which with whom the Canton started when Callaway ordered ose at The shells foil from in front snort owing to defective The arsenal lies last night was A Slaton Commits Suicide Royal Booze The speaker told the story of the large gather ing of members of royalty at thc invitation of the king Belshazzer and of the drinking from tho sacred golden vessels from morning A coroncrs At this juncture an unseen suicide was Hoff prominent pioneer citi zen of this shot and killed himself at his office here thif verdict of hand appeared and began writing on the wall the words The third word means Thou Art weighed in the balance and found ac cording to Evil of Liquor The evangelist warned his hear ers of the evils of and of the evis worshipping the god of He also impressed it Hoffman went to his office as usual this A few min utes afterward a shot was heard by employees of a locnl In the rear of which the deceased had an Rushing into the room they found him lying on the floor in a dying A doctor was immediately summoned but death took place before his II suffered by Hoffman for in upon his audience that the unseen WM mentloncd a guest is present at every tfi founrt n hia officc the I am glad I live in a day The message mentioned By The Associated Press D marked contrast to the horse back courier who carried news of the election of Americas first j president a radio hookup thnt reached across the continent and the seas was used today by Presi dent Coolidge in leading the nation in tribute to George Celebration Planned The president In a speech de livered with ceremonies of state before a joint session of the con formally initiated arrange ments for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Washingtons birth to be held in the national capital in Portraying the father of his country as a creator Coolidge said AVashington had a national Washington has come to per sonify tho American he He presided over the convention that framed our con The weight of his great name was the deciding factor In securing its adoption by the These results could never have been secured had it not been recog nized that he would bethe first president Reads Address Speaking In the house Coolidge read his address from a pocket note book which lay before him on his He was accorded close attention but re ceived no applause until near thc encl when he said We haveseen many soldiers who have left behind them little but memory of their but among all the victors the power to establish among a great people a form of self government which the test of experience has shown will endure was bestowed upon Wash and Washington Many others have been able to He was to That he had around him many great minds does not detract from hLs His was the spirit with out which there would have been no permanent no no and no Applause at this point came from Mitchell to leave of his according to reports to Mitchell was said to have gone to the house to talk to his from whom ho is and who is staying in tho Callaway He did not enter the house but stood in front of it and the owner told him either to enter or leave as he was attracing the reports Ittja Eastland Blast Special Sam ford of Eastland and Foley and Clayton Rhyne of were seriously Injured Tuesday afternoon by a premature explosion of a shot which they had placed in a rock quarry two miles south of where they were While putting in a shot to spring the the explosion All three of thc men were burned nnd bruised about tho face and Sarnford was the most seriously Other mpmbrrs of the Im mediately rushrfl them to a sani tarium Italy Celebrates Airmans Success isolated from other and had the marks manship been there probably would havo been little danger to Tho bombardment by thc gun boat was part of a traitorous plot against Sun It turn ed overnight from his control when its personnel went over bodily the Two war ships of cruisers Kianp to have turned to thp Can tonese and to prevent their joining in the bombardment the French gunboats Alerte and Marina trained their guns upon them with out Tho plan of the three Chinese warships was raid to be to bombard I ho and steam up tho Whangpoo river to unite their with that of tho Canton esearmy opposing Suns forces be yond 28 miles from this Called to Amis All volunteer and police of the French concession were called to arms when the shelling was It was thought for tho time that an effort wouiu lie rnacis to overrun tho foreign sections ot tho The international settlements and other foreign districts of Shanghai were not menaced by the they being to thenorth of the Una of which was directed south By Tho Associated Press is rejoic ing tonight over Commander DC Iinedos successful flight across the South Atlantic as only Italians know how to Word of the itlrrpid aviators passage ovrr Fernando was spread throughout the nation by special editions of the newspa pers and bulletins posted on columns and It was fol lowed by a tremendous outburst of Crowds gathered in public squares singing national hymns and holding aUft pictures of Do Pincdn nnd his By Associated Press shelling of Shanghai has alarmed the mem bers of the house of who today pressed the government3 spokesmen for The were without official advices on the latest dis There is confidence in London that the score or more of foreign warships at Shanghai will sorely ba able to deal with one or two mu tinous Chinese if the interna tional settlement is the bootlegger is a traitor before the books of the United he When a mnn who sells liquor is no longer fit to face the stars and stripes a good citizen of this He closed by the solemn warn ing that God is going to us in tho light of the way we told others to do and didnt practice banker has sued but been the caac Kentuckian Wins Florida Open Golf Tourney Event By Thi Associated Press William of won the Florida open golf champ ionship here today with a total score of 288 for the two days Ho broke tho course rWnrd at the Cleanvatcr Country club when he complcibd the morning round in four strokes Bobby holder of three Western was second with and Bill with the name of each member if his family and indicated ho felt he had suffered enough and wanted Hoffman crime to ilaton in 1911 from and has been prominent in financial accumulating ral estate and ather His financial affairy arc said to in good condition and evidently played no part in causing the Deceased is survived by his wife and three The children are Richard Lub bock and Howard student of thf State Funeral arrangements for the services have not been CRUDE ADVANCES f By The Associated Press Oi and Gas Company posted a new price showing from 15 to 34 cents a bar rel reduction for crude from the fields of Kansas and North making the pricefor Mcxia and Creek the floor and crowded Ways of Truth His ways were the ways of continued He built for His in fluence His stature Increases with inTenslng In the wis dom of in purity of char acter he stands Pausing the president continued We estimate WR crn only indicate our reverence and thank the divine providence sent him to and inspire his fellow the audience Coolidse acknowledged with See coorjpra i Hill Removed From Sanitarium to Home Thorms superintendent of tho ReporterNews composing was removed yeaicrdny from the Hnptist sanltnrlum to his MIDLAND SECTION SHOWING INTEREST IPj TRAINING CAMP county Saba will convene Kimbrough and Kukendnll composed a jury commission who afclrctod thc following jury list Oeortfft Kirk Kd i Paul G John T K i i Joorgo iGASfwTwiLL AID BROWN ROADS vun ty Judge 1 vis figures that if tho new 3cfnt tax luw and tho law be come it will giv n county about 000 for rond building purposes and thrit this sum will be on thc constant in SANTA FK niiAKKMAN IIm By Assftfinlro lrss Wo mack of a Santa Ryan reports that applicants already being examined for Citi zens Training camp this Midland boys show a high dogrea of patriotism and a soere made application to This rity and be re ivSfTiiod in ps at liii Fort and in SERVICE STATION AT EASTLAND ROBBED Monday night a lone man tho station an I robbed tin1 cash register of Tho attendant hearing ring approached the door when ltf r ibber pointed a sun in his and backing made his Officers have found no Brown County Baptists Campaign For Funds Fe 111 0 flrnpo Hanij brakcnian was to t raM I jr y denomination in Browu Hill wan taken to is an tarium five ngo for hosp tal to bo treated this week with a pro bation for a ruptured j lows Injures suffered in a at every churrh in Lrwii and his condition has been tram derailment near Somcrvuio t ln conn0ction wuh tho pon ana nis condition noon Tucsday Ilo wag crushed croi campaign of Baptists through nbout the Seventeen freight out to raiso funds witft were makiner rewhich to pay certain routing of I county campaign will laat wx A ttlnw Improvement has been late ly although followed by bursts of high ;