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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE THE WEATHER WEST and Sat urday generally FRIDAY JANUARY NUMBER Redoubles Efforts To Crush Revolt In Nicaragud FERGUSON HIGHWAY BOARD APPOINTEES REJECTED AUSTIN GIRL INDICT Highway Election Laws Are Proposed Would Abolish First 5 Pro posed laws of a broad sweep af fecting prisons and elec tions were scattered among the C2 bills dumped into the legisla tive mill as the house of the for tieth legislaturo swunginto its third days session Thursday af In the midst of the represen tatives took time to adopt a reso lution deploring the mooted fed eral inheritance tax as an inva sion of states A measure that would do away with the first primary election and substitute for it a state conven tion to nominate state officers was offered by Representative Dielmann of San Lee Sattenvhite ol for mer speaker of the intro duced two bills designed to further efforts to put the Texas prison system on an efficiency One bill carries an appropriation of for use of the prison board in furthering plans to relocate the units into concentrated The other is lengthy measure defining the policy of management and operation of the new was proposed ina bill submitted yesterday by Representative Teer and Two bills and a joint resolution seek ingconstitutional amendments affecting the state highway de partment were introduced by Rep resentative Leonard Tillotson of The a joint asks an amendment empowering legislature to establish and ad minister state system of roads and One of the highways bills seeks a boost of the gasoline gallonage tax from one to two The second provides that each member of the highway commission shall be paid a defines poli cies of including matching of federal for the Tho house adjourned until Fri day Farm Legislation Pushed to Front action fci the By The Associated Press forces of Governorelect Dan Moodv Thursday won a crushing victory when the senate rejected for confirmation Governor Miriam Fergusons en tire highway All other nominees were confirmed with the exception of for membership in the Texas University board of and Miss Fannie state labor commissioner whose appointments were not acted Confirmed Lamar judge on the eommis of appeals Fritz Scurry judge of the thirty second district Charles judge the 56th district court Falls judge of the 82nd district How Lubbock district attorney of the 72nd At Moodys Urging Governorelect Dan Moody urged the highway made up of Eugene San chairman Scott Fort and George rfot be A haggard group of solons emerged from thesenate chamber at oclock after three hours of debating and The session marks virtually the last incident in the stormy fight which with and senate was regarded as a great triumph for the new governors Fight Centers on Smith The hottest fight of the session centered around whose services would have ended in Smith issued a statement im mediately after the senate had refused hi i declaring the rejection does not worry The state may be without a high way for a few days as the constitution provides that failuce o confirmation means auto matic It is that the retiring com missioners will remain in office until Moodya list of appointees is The action of the senate was in dicated by the statement made earlier in the day by Moody that ho make no appointments until those of Governor Ferguson had been disposed This was interpreted as meaning that the full strength of was thrown against the retiring Rumors Arc Denied The current rumors that I am pledged or obligated to apoint this man or that man or the other man to membership on the high way commission so persistently circulated by some who desire the confirmation of the Ferguson ap are without foundation Moody I shall make no decision of whom I will appoint on the high way compensation until after the Ferguson appointees are disposed Over the protest of Archie Parr of the senate recessed until Friday morning at 10 Parr offered a resolution to recess until Monday but it was Rebecca Bradley Rogers Is Now Under Bond On Robbery Charge Bv Universal Service true charging Rebecca Bradley university gradu and alleged bank with arson in the burning of a vacant building at Round near last was returned by the Williamson county grand jury here early this Rogers is at liberty under SljoCN bond In connection with the arson and bond on a charge of robbing the Farm ers National bank at Hays At the time Rogers is al leged to have robbed bank at Buda she was an employe in the office of che then Attorney Dan She holds the degree of bacheloi of arts from Univer sity of and was studying for the masters degree at the time Eastland Youth Clarence son of and of East land and a student in the East Ujtnd public Eastland when a small boat Administration Campaign Of Pacification ToBe Widened To Cover All Of BY WILLIAM PLYTHE Universal Service Staff Correspondent Iu the face of bitter attacks in the senate and house upoon the administrations MexicanNica ragnan the government today issued orders for an im mediate and vigorous cam paign for the pacification of By sea and on land the cam paign is to be carried out by American occupation of every town of importance in the in terior and on the coast until the revolution against the re gime of Adolfo Diaz is To Stop All Eighties All fighting in Nicaragua is to which he and a boy were The body was recovered at 3 o clock this Due to the fact this is exami nation week in the ward Clarence and the other boy had gotten out of school about 10 o clock and had gone to the lake to The boat turn 3d young Reid succeeded in getting out of the lake and making his way to the city pump station some two or three hundred yards dis but was so cold and ex hausted he wasunable to tell what had happened until he had warmed and be prevented by activa policing the republic by America President recognized ihTy the United is Lo oe kept Alii ME PARDONS By Universal Service relief legislation was pushed to lho front n congress when the house agricultural committee voted in favor of reporting the discussed Haugen bill by a vote of 13 to in thebill is the contro versial equalization fee to be levied upon farm products as they pass into market for the purpose of repaying loans from tho federal Foes of the bill brand this fea ture as because congress cannot delegate authority to another agency to levy in is a they Supporters of the measure will seek speedy action in the vIew to obtaining final before March Gilbert chair man of the n the bill win Thirty Seven Men Believed Killed In Ship Explosion By The Associated Press seven Mexican longshoremen are believed have been killed by an explosion of gasoline on the British steamer Essex Isles The longshoremen wre loading the A spark from the crashing to gether of two steel beams which were being removed from the Mexican Eagle Oil Companys pier ignited gasoline as it was being transferred to the A terrific explosion followed and set fire to th3 The Mexican longshoremen OP the pier or in the ship received the full force of the Some of them were blown in the others were burned to while some of the injured died on the way to the AntiEvolution Bill Is Offered Oklahoma Solons By The Associated Press OKLAHOMA members of Okla homas house of today introduced a bill which would forbid tho teaching of the ories of evolution in any school in the state which is supported wholly or in part by public Only the divine creation of man as set forth n Mbical history ould be taught children In Okla homas public schools if tho bill becomes a It would strictly forbit the teaching of a theory that man has descended from a lower order of For each violation of the pro posed a fine of from to would be Authors f It was one the bill which was readily understood and that they had no comment to make at PROMINENT TEXAS EDUCATOR EXPIRES In power and the provisional gov ernment of Juan rec ognized by Mexico it was definitely is to be the policy of tha United States unless the senate adopts direct mandate calling upon the presiden to recall American forces and retire from Central To this end two new destroy the Williams and the have been ordered to rush from the winter drill grounds at Cuba to These ships will carry additional men and supplies to augment the American armada already The destroyers Smith Thompson and the in Nicaragua but a few are to return to Guantanaswo for Latiincr Has Power Admiral Julian com manding the American naval forces in has un limited authority to carry out his it was It was even admitted that Admiral Lati mer may again imposed a censorship on all messages to and from the Sacasa revolutionary headquarters at Puerto The state department said that he would do so if he deemed it expedient and would not await orders from The attack upon the adminis trations policy was led by Sena tor chairman of the for eign relations who ad dressed the senate in reply to the presentation made by Secretary of State Kellogg in yesterdays appearance before that An echo of the attack was heard in the house where efforts were made by democratic members of the foreign affair committee Sec Pac 2 Newt De Sentenced To Now Will Serve Only Four Years By The Associated Press ernor Miriam Ferguson Thurs day granted thirtyone full par five citizenship restorations and reduced to four years the life murder sentence from Jefferson county of Newt De increas ing her clemency acts to Among those pardoned were Joe 25 years for mur der from Bexar and life from Bell county for murder in connection with the killing of his The governor said Casanova was pardoned on the recommendation of District Attorney Cham and District Judge McCrory of Bexar McCrory and District Judge Anderson agreed no more criminal cases should be tried in Bexar county until Governor Ferguson leaves of Wednesday the governor re buked the Bexar county Informed that Chambers had de nied recommendingthe Casanova Governor Ferguson said his letter of recommendationis in the secretary of states office with tho Casanova Others receiving full pardons were Dan Uvalde Walter Wharton David Palo Pinto Ed Jones Andy Nolan Wil Tom Green Fred Alton and Clyde Removal of Rate Differential Is Saving To Plains By The Associated Press Plains shippers will be saved annually by the removal of the freight rate differentiaj on the main line of the Panhandle and Santa Fe railway north of Fullerville in Scurry county and on the LubbockFarwell cutoff of the Santa Chairman Clar ence Gilmore of the Railroad Commission estimated Removal of the differential was ordered Final decision on the application of the Panhandle and Santa and Gulf Colorado and Santa Fe railways that are treated as the same management and con trol in the application of freight rates was held in Famous Dancer Is Saved From Death Morgan Man Dies During Visit Here of Texas died at tho home of his 766 Grand late Thursday with had been visiting here about three Besides his he is survived by two of Abilene of and a daughj Clara of A survives The KikerKnight Funeral Home has charge of local Isadora Duncan Tried to Drown Is Report By Universal Service Dun the was rescued from the sea at Nice according to reports reaching Paris by an English Colonel Patter It is not known whether Isadora fell in accidently or although a report from Nice declares she attempted The dancer has been despondent for several Two days in a special telegram to Universal she said she was writing an open letter to Henry Ford pro testing against his which he is alleged to have that present dances are She said that the old dances were just as immoral as the new At the same time she took occasion to deny that she was ever divorced by Serge The Soviet su preme court recently was made the arbiter of the fortune of the woman who supplanted her In the affec tions of the fickle Russian The dancer herself is not plenti fully supplied with She is living a meagre Several months ago a group of her friends raised money to save her home at Neuilly from being By The Associated Press COURT Twelve mar ried fathers of will sit in judgment on the fate of Prank fundamentalist Baptist charged with killing Fort Worth j After a day of threading its way through the Ku Kluxj Klan and the views of a retired Methodist preacher on the religious beliefs of a Baptist minister the trial reached the evidence stage with completion of the jury about 5 j The jurors were sworn admonished not to talk about the case to any one or receive tele phone had their picture and were locked The defendant will plead at open ing of court and thei states testimony then will be The Tuelve Jnrors The Jury is composed of the fol1 lowing former sheriff laborsr laborer in a chili factory Walter dairy man Will retired butcher TJ blacksmith machinist farmer em ployed Austin City Electrio plant auto niobilffsalesrmin Andrew Klrui Question Up The Ku Klux Klan question came sharply to the fore in thai examination of form er member oC the Attorney Dayton representing Frank who is on trial fotj the slaying of Chipps of Fort Prosecution Attorney Is Sturdy And Is Likened To Darrow Or By GENE FOWLER by Universal Scrvico com pleted jury in tho trial of the Frank of Fort protested against tho staia marched out of court hero Icnn deputy their belts studded with cartridges anil sixshooters on their walked with one in front and one In the They had dinner togeth er and vero told by the court that they cant even call their wives oy telephone until it is decided wheth er or not tho Norris is guilty of killing Fort Worth lumber Debate Abruptly Closed pursuing kian facing Judge James said The defense objects to thesa questions because Norris is not now and never has been a member of the Ku Klux Moses said that because of the heated controversy of recent years in this locality it was unfair to bring in tho question of klnrx membership since Norris was not member of the District Attorney Jesse The twelfth Moj Tarrant county charged Moses was accepted a feu Produce a witness who would minutes before 5 He rnvl fit Norris had never been hid fellow jurors were sworn in nt Colder Weather For Southwest Todays Forecast By The Associated Press KANSAS Sharp drops in to as low as zero in some were j opinions due tonight on the hoels of a conce of Fort Worths fundamen iirl ho then asked Three wearisome days of Mosrs himself In take the witness examination and arguments nnd under oath that between counsel for prosecution Dr was not a member of and defense closed just is many spectators believed the jury game might go into extra ood men and true were selected in the morning It took all afternoon to got the twelfth Objection to capital punishrrent by prospective jurors was one snag veniremen who had to tho pruilt or inno snow that covered a great of the Southwest from a part talist champion was Jolting Note Intrudes less han an six Virtually all inch to more than Northern Northern Missouri In Oklahoma the temperature remained below frejxnp all day In the shank of tho Attorney Dayton MOSPS of the de projected a oald and shuddery note in tho when he asked Freddie Stumpf this You say you arc against capital Suppose a negro outj siilerablo argument among oppos the Defense Overruled Wo have our own methods of getting this said and we state that Xorris was a kiin Judge Hamilton overruled de fense motion that the state bo pro hibited from usking1 Question re lating to the declaring that such questions were The jury contains men who are former Tumey and Both said they had the dairyman farmer nnd a i Methodist was somewhat nonplussed wheri asked whether he ris and tho question caused con in the northern part of the rased a respectable white woman counsel Sam Thl d the appearing at inter 1 made no impression on snow i o r o u 11 a i U By The Associated Press SA James prom inent as an educator in this state for 40 died today at the Lukin Military of which he was the t Professor Lukin was in where his family has long been prominent in the church and From 190S to 1915 he was hsad of the San Antonio school From that position he went to the West Texas Military Academy and stayed there until the organiza taTned for yearsbyThe Charlie Chaplin May Retire From Silver Screen Sole Object in Life Is to Clear Name of Wifes Charge that ranged up to three inches in Colder is pre dicted there Texas was generally but the weather began getting late today with a hard colder freeze said h qualifi Do you Norris from what you have read Or of By AUSTIN OMALTJEY by Universal ABOARD TWENTIETH CEN TURY millions the cnter tion of his own school in Lukins father was promi nent as a minister in the Church of and a Gener al distinguished himself with the English forces In Mesopo tamia during the PLANES COSTA RICA PUNTA Costa Two planes of the Pan flight the New York and the Louis arrived fccrft nt 2 oclock this afternoon from Hon They are on their way to tics of Charlie Chaplin may never again see him on the His half completed picture The Cir which was to have been his masterpiece may never be No Reconciliation as he is speeding to N York on the Twentieth Century Limited Chaplin unburdened him self for the first time since he left Los Angeles a week He did not declare is out of tho rnovjes but intimated that sole interest in life from now on is the clearing of his name and rfitoration of hs reputation WKI the Money Means Xotlilng Money means nothing to Chnplin I will give all I Charlio Chaplin will not be have and all I ever hope to earn reconciled to who Is suing to secure my good both for him for Ho will make no i myself and further efforts to amicably settle children for my two darling the action out of He will soon file a crossbill That damnable document filed to his wifes b my wife nns only one to blast my The dlabol That answer will be an absolute I plot will nnt I will denial of all of her cnarpesv which ho characterized as In a remarkable interview to this writer by the world famous with every ounce of strength in my You ask mo If I will See Page 1 probable to near the Gulf Temperatures in Eastern sas remained beiow froezintr all day with near zero temperatures predicted within ihc next few At Kansas City the snow ceased falling afternoon after a blanket six inrhes the heaviest of the had cov ered the Improvement Noted In Condition Of Fal and then killed if the evidence j prosecution insisted tho were would you as a uas not Allen Juror bo able to vote for the death would like o penalty in that case This was objected to strenuous ly by Sam one of the special Saycrs said This raises race It is not a proper The objection was and the vcniroman said he would not the death penalty even in such a cise ns that McLean PiettirOsquc Figure had its The HullMills case its Senator Alex Austin hns Us dominant legal figure In Wild Bill Sturdy ami Wild Bills sten jtoriari tones have been known to See BILL Page 4 By Universal Service Improvement in the condition of former Senator Kail was shown in a bulletin Issued to day by his phy It said Senator Fall is The hem which were very weak a few days are notice ably stronger nnd Fall is progressing slowly but toward Senator FaH in mifOriner with UNMASKED ROBBER LOOTS WACO BANK By Universal Scrvicc un ma sited up tho white man today held farmers Improvomont hero and with Tno bank robbery wns tho first crime of that nature reported here fdnco pioneer accord ing to Sec XORKIS Page 1 j Texas Faculty Joins In B o r a h s P o 1 i c y Protests Tin Associated Press Fourteen prominent Texas Uni versity faculty members addressed a telegram vo senator William chairman ofi the foreign relations committee oC theUnited States protest ing the attitude of the United States government toward Mexico and United States is too biff and powerful not to re willing to arbitrate its dispute with weakor Th United Suites ho too proud to hulo behind a nmoki screen of should be too like to look upon this grave ter ns tho Tno mm ply a partial n snco to Borah ;