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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS WItT TKXAS WMlMtJty MM Thursday Volume TEXASJVEDNESDAY JANUARY TWELVE NUMBER Marine Guard Is Sent Back To Nicaraguan Cajntal 242 24 OIL ACTIVITY GIVEN NEW IMPETUS IN TAYLOR COUNTY With completion of the derrick for the Midwest Explora tion 1 Toombes four and onehalf miles west of oil exploration which has spread so rap idly in the west of here since discovery of the Noodle Creek pool now takes a stronger trend to the sector extending southeast the Noodle Dome The Toombes well is to be spudded in It is located on the old county poorfarm which was bought by Toombes at public It is situated threefourths of a mile south of the Texas and Pacific railway Scouts Watch Seiv Alhough widely the series of wildcat tests under way or contracted for n the territory PRIMARY LAW TEST BEFORE HIGHERCOURT Decision In Case Is Expected To Serve As A Guide c Action Is Result Of The Of The Associated Press The questim of the jurisdiction the federal government over state primary elections was precipitated in the Supreme Court todayin a case froTi The which was prosecutr ed by th National Association for the Advancement of Colored 7ple regarded as of vital ifev portance in determining not only the franchise rights of negroes in but generally throughout the It was asserted by association counsel that should the Texas law be the negroes the South would be disfranchised by the state Troops Were Withdrawn In 1925 Conservatives MEXICO TAKES STEPTOWARD SEIZING LAM Caltes Asks For Names Of Those Who Have Not Obeyed Edict To Film The Wind9 With Lillian Gish By The Associated Press By The Associated Press MEXIO Presi Will End aenfCalles tonight Instructed the department of industry and com merce to furnish the attorney general with the names of in dividuals or companies which have extending southeast from the Dome Into Taylor reaching through Merkel and south anil eastward as far as Abilepe and the Buffalo Gap are being watched clrsely by scouts because of the unusually well defined geology of ths Some spirited contests among major companies for acreage in this section have been reported The Atlantic OH The State By The Associated Press Company and Landreth Production will not bo granted NoV which has air of a pro ture to Texas projects nances of the stato highway de soufh of the discovery partment are ftrfft and ThVfederal bureau of roads has At feet the Atlantic deeided not to grant additional Landreth weirhas a oil show aid until the finances of the state 2 500 feet of thefluid highwav department are In better is standing in the hole Water shape Everett This action which flcwed over from behind the is not intend3d to embarrass the eightinch casing hagbeen success state but is merely a business fully mudded off and storage j tanks installed on the Offi Everett denied a report that fed cials of both and eral aid has been That Landreth owners of statement makes it appear that tne I the were on the derrick floor feedral bureau will stop payments late last nightwatching the run on projects already started in the nimr of a new preparatory to This is not the Some Pay was topped at 90 now under construc will becompleted with regu lar payments from the federal gov Letting of the contract for the Chappel Brazos bids for which will be op ened here be done with the responsibility entire ly on the state if the present order by the national government still stands at the he Everett was relucant to discuss the He hesitated to talk about the states finances as that By The Associated Press is the states jrORT Approximately in fedBriggs sought in a eral aid expended in Texas habeas corpus writ here daring feet and penetrated two feet before drilling was stopped and muddnk off of water Ilaynes Drilling at 980 Further south from the pro offsetting the discovery See OIL Page 4 ROBERTSON CHILD GIVEN TO MOTHER The association dej legation Glared that in the South the realj High officials in the Conserva contest candidates occurs in tive govermrient of General Diaz the primaries and that the general elections are merely To Serve as Guide in congress looked to the case as promising to bring a decision which would be helpful in deciding what extent federal laws relaring to primary expendi tures couli be made effective and also which might aid in thesolu tion In feom e 01 which are expecTed to arise ia considering the credentials of Senators Vare of Pennsylvania and Smith of El a negro who had for years voted the Democrat i ticket was refused permission to vote in the Demo XT A TlT T v VJ W IUUU JJLCX V O not applied for ratification of States Will heir rights under the petroleum be returned to Managua tomorand land Iawsso that he may intenuon of the their Withdrawal government to enforce forfeiture it was announced of the rights of the foreign oil A of 160 wiU be landed have rcfct n i i Plied with the new tue trqm tne OralvestOil at president ordered the attorney proceeding to Ma general to take the action to the nation is entitled a gainst sucii By The Associated Press NEW that the arrival of the After a meeting of the Associa mariries was and would tion of Producers save the country a statein Mexico here officials of They that j of American oil interests de Nicaragua had enjoyed its clared there were no develop est period of prosperity and progress ments io the situaton growing during ths 13 years in which the marines were stationed here be WASHlNQTONr goingto stayin vrhlch prohibited negroes from votint Democratic He suit against the election officials which the trial coirt dismissed on the ground that the state law relating to pri Ttiaries dll not present a federal The election officials did not present any defense on the appeal and were not represented in the court by Attorney General who is soon to be come governor of the state ob tained pemfssion from the court to file a brief on behalf of the marines Nicaragua Out of the new oil aw in Mex No discussion which might iead to a change in policy was itis as only utine matters were taken ajr the Petroleum in Mexico are being worked as accord They will be kept Wherethroughj t to adylces recelved ln oil outthe revolution to protect Americleg can Jives They will be maintained there j guard Americas rights to canal through the southern republic and a naval base on thePacific coastv that miay day be the stronghold againstantiAmerican aggression from far That was today announced as the policy of the United States government by President It constitutes a stiffening of the govemmenVs policy In Central America and the reply of the president critics in congress and to pacifist organizations demand ing immediate withdrawal of the On one point alone President defending the validity of the Coolidge and Secretary of State law and questioning federal juris Kellogg seemed to be out of I accord on this policy toward1 the In the argument of the case as wartorn President Cool presented by Nixons was resolved that the Ameri Eugene r highway com mission pointed out that the refusal of the federal govern ment to grant aid on new projects about two weeks yesterday was awarded to temporary custody of his wife of Briggs Robert who voluntarily produced the child in court after efforts of offi was merely I PPTS to locate the youngster in West Considering the amount of business teat has been transacted Robertsons atorneys gave notice and is beincr the condiof tion of the hghtvay department finances is as healthy as it has ever Smith Challenge Senate Riht To Pass On Seating Members By The Associated Press of the the senate to exercise unlimited pow er in passing upon the qualifica tions of its members were heard today on the floor and in com mittee The at issue were those of Frank Smith of appointed to fill the term of the late Senator Wil liam and Arthur RGoulc of elected for the remainder of the term of late Bert Senator Interrupted a pre pared speech by Senator Mc Kellar a eainst the seating of Smith to express the lew that the con stitutional convention had not intended to giant unlimited pow ers to the senate In giving it the sole right to pass upon the quali fications of its This contention drew fire from Sena tor McKellar as well as from Senator Mori Slaton has been the home of He Is a member of a pioneer Lubbock county By The Associated Press of venue to Fannin was granted Tuesday in the case of McGlasson of Houston indicted for alleged acceptance of funds for deposit while knowing that the First State Bank of of which he was vice in a fail ing Date of the trial at Bonham will be January Two similar cases against former president of the were there seemed to be much confusion i troops shall retain complete in the mind of the court as to the neutrality toward the government exact queotion Counsel an3 revolutionary forceg as they stressed that the main question at nowapproach the decisive battles issue was the right to vote as of their defined id the 15th contending that the right to vote there conferred extended to all questionsupon which the fran chised to cast his ballot and was not confined to the right to vote in the general It the right to vote In primaries and in the issuance of bonds and all matters upon which the views of the elect The president seemed determ Ined that shall be allowed to upon standards of president Diazor Sacasa as may be determined success of their contending armies and that Nicaragua shall thus lowed to select tne government of its own on the other was evidently alarmed by the prospect orate was to be of success of the provision rf the 14th j He still revolutionary believes which prohibits the abridgment of any privileges or immunities of citizens as well as the provisions of the constitution of Texas were also reliel upon by the appellant Mexican Bolshevism has contri buted largely to Sacasas victories and he le it be known that he regards the success of any revolu tionary or anarchistic movement to sustain the contention that the as a threat to the best interests of Texas law was 1 the United May Not Appear In Arson Probe By The Associated Press AUSTIN Rebecca Brndley Rogers of charged With arson and with robbing the Farmers National Bank at probably not appear before the Williamson grand jury which has been order ed to investigate the arson com plaint against John one of her said here Advices from Georgetown said has not subpoenaed and Cofer said he believes she will not be Rogers cannot be foced to he Wholesale Liquor Raids Conducted At Wichita Falls By The Associated Press WICHITA squad of county and city offi led by prohibition agent raided nine Falls drug one parage anl several homes here Tuesday the opening attack in a campaign the saio of alcoholic More than worth of Jamaica and all spice was seized by the Twenty Wichita Falls includ Lillian Gish Lilian who is to take the star part in the screen version of The Dorothy Scar boroughs novel of West which MetroGoldwynMayer to bring came on to New York last week to Interview Miss Scarborough concerning the She is eager to have every de tail of setting and so forth as accurate as For that She would like to see as many pictures of West Texas of that jabout the year as She j would like pictures of cojettttnes Any detail of life in West Texas at that time will be help Dorothy Scarborough would like to borrow such pictures and will promise to take the best care of them and return Any Texan who has any such picture and will lend It for this is asked to send it to Dorothy 542 West 113th New York Miss Gish has asked Dorothy Scarborough to come out to Cali fornia and give advice during the making of the AUSTIN LAW FIRM IS ENGAGED TO AID IN DEFENSE OF NORRIS By The Associated Press indictments charging murder were returned late today by the Farmer county grand jury against George now in jail here charged with murder after the finding last December 24 of the mutilated bodies of his wife and eight which for three weeks had lain in a cellar near his home a short distance from this Eightof the indictments charged Hassell with slaying his eight The containing five charges him with murdering his wife with a an other and with his Hassells a word In which he describes the death of each member of his is in the hands of the grand The decks have been cleared for beginning Hasselis trial at 9 oclock Thursday A petit jury will bo selected from X08 ve i niremen who have been Mayfield Gets Provision Under Promotions to By The Associated Press firm of Graves and Taylor has been retained to assist in the defense of the Rev Frank Norria charged with the slaying of Dexter Fort Worth lumber Dayton Moses of Fort chief said Ike Charles Wilcox and Ire land make up the The defense is making every ef fort to announce ready for trial January when the case will be Moses MOTHER DIES AFTER WHIPPING HER SON By Universal Service CHICAGO A mother Is dead because she spanked her eightyearold Emma Kohoff suffered abdominal inju ries while punishing when the boy accidentally bumped his mother with his She died Find New Uses For ing several prominent soon afcer In the South Shore men I Governor Authorizes Quarantine ernor Miriam Ferguson Tues day issued a proclpmation auth orizing the commissioner oi agri culture to place quarantine re strictions on cotton and seed shipped into the state from Gra ham because of pink worm infestation Commissioner George Ter requested the governor to Issue the proclamation and will order I Moodys To Live Within Dans IncomAs Object Lesson To Young Folk As object lesson for yonng married couples of Goternor and Mrs Moody arc going to do their dead el Moody said here to live within Dans salary in the It will be the governorelects bride admit for there will be many calls on Dans bnt she believesit can be We were talking that over with a friend in the said and Dan remarked Ingnbrionsly that he guessed hCd hare to borrow money for living ex at aJir said our Yon yoane people Just buckle down ncd that go The alarming trend of the times among young married people Is to spend more than they Yoa and by ing within Ms will be setting them a splendid I Well do our dead level Moody and Pan turned to me with Now youre coming girl About to Spend The people of Texas give governor a furnished mansion to live with boat for employ ment of a gardener other belp about the pi and a salary of A married couple Oat of the spotlight can do very nicely on fnraiibed and bnt a governor can Or at least no governor has managed It when she made her to her knew she was saying some The fnansruratlon of Pan Moody as Texas youngest governor is a highnoon func tion of January The Inaugural reception will be given at the and at night there will be two one on the roof of the Sfoplicn the other at the The gover norelect and his bride will lead the grand march in Whlc these tnangnral func tlous wiTl not have the cir cus proportions or atmos phere of the Ferguson innag ural o large crowds will be on hand and the Austin couiroiuec handling teporta A most cnsecmly scramble for tick Moody Departs After twc weeks In Abilene with her and George Pax Moody left for Austin last She will tarry In Dallas louiorroxv but reach the cafJlal In time for an elaborate party to be given In her honor by the manage ment of the Stephen Austin where tho Moodys hare lived since their marrlugc here last Attorney General Moody Is on his wny hoicc from Wash Amotig the Abllcnlans ex pecting to attend the In angnral arc and Oeorgc and Owrge Herman and MirIccn PaJ who is attending the of iV By The Associated The senate late today passed the annual agricultural supply bill carrying Tho which now goes to carries more than when It wag passed by tho Among amendments adopted was one by Senator Demo to provide for experimentation to determine why cattld on blue grass ranges have discolored meat and another by Senator to appropriate for expei imental work in processes for the extraction of sugar from Senator succeeded In getting a pro vision included that specifically directs department of agricul ture to develop new uses for cot ton an appropriation of for grading and promot ing farm By The Associated Press Both the senate and the houso In dulged today in their dally dozen on The senate sent along a resolu tion to Secretary Mellon inquiring amonsr other things what if the AntiSaloon Leagueor Wayne had in the de cision to pnison industrial much of which has found Its way Into the booties The house gave thunderous ap plause to a defense of Its member ship against a chargo of excessive drinking and received a crop of bills spcnsored by the The prohibition subject also got into a discussion before the senate commerce committee with Presi dent Dalton of the fleet corporation and Chairman OConnor of the shipping board at odds as to whether the drynoss of American liners constitutes a handicap in their effort to compete with foreign wet OConnor took the af firmative and Dalton the but committee members did not underMkfi to ect themselves up as judges of tho The senate resolution of inquiry regarding poisonous alconol was actsd upon In the absence of itsj Senator Demo New a wet His Senator Republ on action obtained it Hftor Senator Demo dry had de clarcil that it was absurd to speak of He addrrt he willing that full information should be but couid not agree to the language of the Senator is the chair man of the wet group of the sen appeared jubilant after the resolution hsid been He called attention that tha wets had thua won two victories at this ses the other having been tho elimination of the appro priation In the treasury department for defraying expenses of under cover Jry agcntu in gatherlnf Ten Members Of i By Universal Service members of the crew of the destroyer were injured one when a gas ket on the stem drum blew out during a deck trial at the navy i yard The vessel was not damaged and will sail tomorrow I for JK a was badly burned and his condition is His shipmates who also received burns about the face and body were G Do Leclaire and all firemen Chief Machinist Mate Douty and Glllaapy and Kaiser Refuses To I i By Universal Service j lichen zollorn Art Works are nut for at least while the kaiser still shirt on his This otattmenc was made by tho former kaisers property today in answer to American press that the American trade had already received a list of the Hohenzollern Art Works with a request for j By Universal Service SAN 12 little playmates on In Mamie of this was beheaded today when the blade on the power saw with which her Jot was cutting became and hurtled from Its supporting The girls Aurora had her thumb cut ofC by the flyiner blade and several other fingers were badly when she attempted to stnko down the spinning buzz saw as it hurtled toward her was also cut on the right arm by the JAUREZ GAMBLING MAY BE STOPPED By Universal Service KL weeks of dispute over the threat ened closing of the International bridge between this city and Jua and the operation of gambling halls in the Mexican a solu tion is hehevod in Juarez Chamber of Com merce lias promised to suppress gambling and a move is on iocs to keep the bridge open 24 hours a of dollars of Amerit said to have poured Into the gam bling and last week a recom mendation was made to ton to fciVw the bridge closed at TMs was refused today by ths and if garnbHrxjK halls are to ;