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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE LEATHER T and Mit cioudy colder WEDNESDAY JANUARY NUMBER OODYTAKE iNi Delayed By Norris To Be Resumed Today GRAND FINALE OF 304 CLE CY ACTS GRANTED ill IS 3585 Clerks Employed Day And Night During Last Four Days Writing Procla By The Associated Press Proclamations filed in the sec retary of states office showed today that during the last four days she was Miriam Ferguson granted approxi mately 304 clemency boosting her total for two years to approximately For the past four clerks were employed night and day in writing the The full pardons will approxi mate Heard Parents Pica Governor Ferguson announced Friday she would hear no more pardon and she said Tuesday that with few exceptions had abided by the announce One exception was when heard the plea of mother and of Jack MAD EMPRESS CHARLOTTE OF MEXICO D Aged Widow Of Insane And Isolated For Many Years By The Associated press Mad Empress of widow of Maxmilian and insane and isolated for over 50 yeais here in the j estate of her the Belgian royal died King Albert and other members of the royal family were at her bedsideShe had been ill for widow of illfated Austrian archduke Masmilian who sought to establish an empire in had led a most romantic and tragic A Belgian prin the daughter of Leopold and thus an aunt of the present was married to Maximilian when only seventeen in the fullbloom of girlish It was purely a love Maximilian built the exquisite palace of near for his bride and there was a time they lived an idylic Then Louis Napoleon III of France decided to step into the embroglio in which was in a state of constant political In 1S63 a committee of Defense Evidence Today To Hinge On Telephone Call From Chipps To By The Associated Press Trial of Frank Norris on a charge of slaying Dexter Chipps at Fort Worth will be resumed in district court here following a day of recess because of the defendants Dayton Norris attor stated positively late to day that the defense would be ready to continue when court reconvenes at 9 Wednes Suffers Severe Cold Norris remained in bed at his hotel suffering with inflamma tion of the throat and a severe The jury was not told why the trial was delayedThe 12 men early GAS PRESSURE BLQOKS BIT N MAULEY WELL Drilling Delayed Until Frozen By Are Removed Drilling in of Cowboy Evans and 1 Manley well in southeastern Jones coun ty will be delayed 48 hours by jamming of the tools in the hole late Tremendous gas which Dan MoodyYoungest Governor of The Largest State in Entire Union was tapped last week at froze the tools 40 feet off bottom when they were low ered into the hole for the first time since pay was The 5 316 inch casing must now be the tools extricated and the pipe again run into the well before the pay can be Not since rig was shut down immediately on striking the pay have the tools been on the Indications Tuesday were that the gas pressure was in the flow being estimated cubic feet daily of wet Crew Begins Work A casing crew from Eastland was to begin pulling the small Opera rived here Monday after driving Charlotte is said to have made i They viewed the inauguration of the decision for They entered Governor Dan Moody from the Vera Cruz harbor In 1S64 oh al courthouse windows facing the with the killing of San Antonio from their South Dakota home Jn an two years Bexar county for robbery by assault anj theft over fifty vas pianted a full and his parents for the Huntsville penitentiary to take him home with Fergusons clemency acts the number of prisoners who were in the penitentiary when he took In addition to ipproximately full has granted more than S25 conditional Death Sentences Commuted At least sentenced for mur were granted while the death sentences were com muted to life Death sentences of Hermino Williams and Cruz in connection Sterling P were commuted to life The case was tried in Among those receiving full par dons in the partial list available today were five sentenced to 99 year prison terms on murder con They were Clifton Madison who has served 19 years George Bexar convicted in 191S Boyd Navarro convicted in 1912 Elijah Brazos county convicted in 1P25 Charley served S years Will alias Will Williamson Among thosegranted full par dons are Posey murder five to 25 Maria murder five El mis French cruiser and were well re But although they had French and French of ficials helped straighten out fin ancial affairs for a l the liberal element of the natives under Juarez remained unrecog nized to their Withdrew Troops Capitol steps where the inaugura tion was Jury Not Told The state objected to the Jury being of Norris1 Telephone conversation will play a part in the testimony it was revealed today A hotel telephone switchboard Then the United States emerged who made the connectlon when See Page 4 FILED AGAINST BROWNING By The Associated Press XEW Edward wealthy realty named in suit for separation by his Frances Heenan and in a suit by a aeporter and a onceadopted both asking was today made defendant in an other Todays action was brought by Renee 21 year old Brook lyn who seeks alleging an attack upon her July FUNERAL HELD FOR DAVID FRANCIS By The Associated Press large assembly of old associates in politics and civic attended the funeral today of David former may cabinet worlds far president to mkl Purial was cemetery at Deilcfontaine from its civil war made a vigorous restatement of the Monroe doctrine and Louis Na poleon hurriedly withdrew his Bereft of his patrons Maximilian saw the scat tered bands of guerrillas become a united army directed against his forseeing fled to France to plead with Napoleon to return his troops and support her How she humbled her pride be fore the Franch sovereign and subsequently pleaded in vain for aid from the Vatican from the most dramatic episodes of her long Pier interview with Na poleon was held in secret but at its close an attendant hear her shiek I ought never never to have forgotten that there is Bourbon blood in Chipps la alleged to have tele phoned Norris just before he visited the pastors is to be Mr Moses There another telephone con versation which has remained something of a is the This well is in section block 13 miles north east of Abilene and five miles southeast of the Simmons well on the Harvey which is pumping 25 barrels Tools lost In Oillete Hickeys Dan native of Williamson Countyj who Tuesday as inaugurated as the youngest governor ever to serve 1 of two miles southwest which is reported standing about 200 feet in the largest state in the In the space of seven short Moody rose from political obscurity to His brilliant legal battles as district attor totai depth 3f040 have not ney Of Williamson county served as astepping stone to the ueen fisnea last nights Offjce Of states attorney general governors In the Noodle Creek field in terest centered in Marlands 3 which was sched uled to be drilled in The Midwest Exploration Com panys 2 Ira is due said to have been between two j to hit the pay within a It principals in the but attori is one location west of 1 did not reveal what It May Xot Call Meacham It is now probable that Mayor will not be called by the Whils the defendant his See Page 4 Case of Odell Bank Robber Given to Jury Ey The Associated Press jury was the case against James charged with robbing the bank of Odell on December late this after the defendant had pleaded guilty and detailed several thefts which he said were committed prior to the Odell Hairston and two others were arrested after officers had pursued the bank robbers through several middle western Hairston told officers he had strewn in bills the but none of nuney was whic his pumping more than 400 barrels Last nights report from Baldriuge et als 1 John Great George sur Fisher four miles oo lucls Expected of A Governor Declares Ma FergusonGlad to Be Relieved of Her Responsibilities BY GENE FOWLER Universal Service Staff Correspondent undercurrent of bitterness ran beneath the colorful inauguration of sandyhaired Dan Moody here On the surface flowed polite But when Ma singing her swan song after two years of political tumult and made her derisive laughter rose from the great throng outside the Ovation after oation greeted Dan fighter extraor dinary and youngest of Texan It is estimated that than gathered during a gloomy drizzle to hear him take the oath of Dan himself did not Neither did he seem to thrill when Ma sharp tightlipped and some what told an apparent ly hostile audience My record speaks for it Seems a Tragic Figure She seemed a tragic figure this sternlipped wu iinnois SenatorDesig man in it must be saw naff RpSPhpQ Panital lhatlivher farewell public appear naie neacnes uapnai ance she stood aa To Demand Seat In decked capitol facadeAcross the platforrti from By The Associated Press Excluslon of Frank Smith of Illinois from tho senate both at this session as senatordesignate and the next as was fore cast today by Republican as well as Democratic Free expression to their views was given after the arrival here to day of Colonel Smith to present his credentials to fill out tho unexpired term of the late Senator William In the opinion of these leaders a like fate awaits Senatorelect Wil liam Varo of when he seeks after March 4 to take the seat over which a contest has bean brought by his Democratic oppon William secretary of labor in the Wilson administra By The AS5ociatfd Pross tlieir list of They said they had cnly a few more wit nuing from a depth of nesses on details connected with feet with no the killing and that most of the remaining testimony would be character Texas Airmen Narrowly Escape Death In Crash By Universal Service SAX Although their planes collided feet in the three cadets and a student training in the bombardment section of the flying school at Kelly near escaped death The Martin were fly ing in formation when the mishap occ red Cadets Roderic Krider and Krider and Shleppey took to their parachutes when their bomber went into a tail spin afte the They landed safe ly near their wrecked Lieutenant Benjamin of the Columbian and cadet Faustino of the Cuban briusht their safely to the ground without injury to northwest of the Noodle Creek b the a Jnaugural was that drilling was con crowd of Texas and intro duced as a giant crusader for the good and the Dan Tuesday at oclock be came Texas youngest He succeeded Miriam Fergu first woman governor of the Army Aviators Reach Panama By The Associated Press FRANK Panama Canal three Pan American airplanes arrived here at oclock Athis afternoon from Punta When the San San and the Detroit alighted the squadron had con cluded the first division of the momentous United States army PanAmerican flight to South The good will aviators re ported that the journey was made without They had stopped off at for lunch and then resumed the As the fliers aproached the Canal Zone a mighty squadron of planes in battle forma tion met them in midair and es corted them to the The flieis passed over Panama City at Mexican Consul General Brings Texas Greetings By Universal Service Jan ing before the members of the fortieth in session Alejandro Mexican consul general at San to day declared that the spirit of America is against Carrillo also brought the felicitations of the Mexican srovernimnt and peo ple to the Texas On this historic 1 brinj to Texas and the United the Cordfalitz good will and friendship of my my and my Carrillo The people of the United States know feel that war is who admonished the red hair virile Moody that that the public generally expects too much of the governor and is all too much inclined to deny credit for what has been Ferguson said that the bur dens of the office had been griev ous to bear and declared while my term of office has been short ened my life has been Glad Its AH Over Shortly before taking her place on the inaugural Ferguson told The Associated Press Im sitting on top of the It will soon be all and Im glad to be relieved of such griev ous who in his inaugural ad dress pleaded for the cooperation Confers With Deneen Immediately after his arival from Colonel Smith conferred with Senator who is to lead the fight to seat and afterwards senate leaders completed plans for the first round In the which will be on the question of Smith is to bo given a seat before the election committee holds a public hearing on his Under the procedure which the opponents of Governor Smalls ap pointee have mapped only a majority vote would be necessary to exclude him from the Shiuld he be permitted to take the some senators hold that a two thirds vote would bo necessary for but it is conceded that this majority could be ob tained if To Transfer Ballots Active steps looking to trans ferring to Washington the ballot boxes used in Philadelphia in the of the announced that Pennsylvania senatorial election Oklahoma Fugitive Convict Tells Reporter By The Associated Press convicted bank Osage murderer believed himself twice once by his whom he was told was unfaithful to and then by the in forgetting promises of immunity from a 21 year prison sentence for bank For that reason he broke from the Tulsa county jail early Sunday morning and is now on the scout with no inten tion of giving himself called on the telephone by iMayo to surrender in order to kept his promise to see j avoid Mayo He had hoped he j Ill tell you what I have would be able to persuade the i never told any one Mayo bandit to return to Tulsa and surrender Driving to tho appointed meet ing he was met by who had hidden himself behind a the nuzzle of the machine gun he had taken from the coun ty jail arsenal pointed from be tween two Led by he was taken to an apparently deserted where other This wns the story he told to j before a Walter Tulsa World re who had been summoned to Mnyos rendezvous in the hills new tote iMt Bis What have they said there Mayo referring to Sheriff Bob Biscup told him of Satilordi tor I will never I have nothing to gain by back to and I might be They double crossed I was promised my parole by It did not Then I heard about my That was Saturday that when I planned to I was nearly make the crazy Saturday You crint beat the the reporter told make his fighting If neces to the Mexican At the same time he expressed a that If he were that he woulu returned to Lea von worth You know I wouldnt live a month up drop on heads up and lots of things can He is thought to have referred to tho fact that he incurred tho enmity of other against prisoners by John Ramsey in the Osago No ever fought the law and got away with iou go back to miles from before Ill you Ill get along some Im on thos scout and Mayo wild that fit toy last November were taken today by senate officers after the Pennsyl vania supreme court dismissed an he would ask for a joint session of the house and senate to hear his first Dramatic events were intensified by the effective Fer a handed over her office to a young her con queror in a bitter political cam arid each showed by their remark that the campaign had not been entirely Crowd Yells Disapproval ha not my choice for Ferguson and the crowd yelled in apparent The pecpie of Texas commission us to place their government upon a plane which will restore public confidence In existing and receive tho respect ot all Moody The big unmindful of the was keenly lest It miss some word that came from the flagdraped sheltered and framed by the high marble arch of the main Cipitol Seated in the same platform By Universal Service group were James Ferguson and FORT Houston newspaper Joseph son of editor and who became Henry a famous Brook forehead arfi fedora On M4 But there was something about that smile that spelled no wholeheart ed She said she wel comed a return to private this housewife of a gray symphony had of chilly disap In her farewell address a toneof sorrow at what she deems the commonwealths Her Case Not Ne Her she was nothing Others who tried to do their duty have fallen into public dis All this was accepted by the massed thousands with a silence so thick that you could hear the rustic of Mas prepared pa pare in her steady hand It was when she referred to the peo ples choice of Moody In an Lron ical vein that Texas whoops and laughter Bearing laugh ter rose from the she said Dan Moody was not my Perhaps he is not the choice of some of As though to refute tho clear words of the unflinching first woman governor of an Ameri can the hooting laughter was I may have cut Ma Ferguson to the but It didnt wilt Her Head StUl Up With filing at her policy with thunder of disapproval launched at Ma and at Farmer her for the handling of road contracts with certain lead ers of women no longer regarding her as a feminist bannerbearer Ma Ferguson went out oC office with her strong chin thrusc out and her back It was ali over by one In his Dan had indicated Ho appeal from an order of the lower i that he would do his court In authorizing such j expressed no lie David sergeant at arms j tho soeminly sracious of the his deputies left yhcn she there was a tense for Philadelphia late today to take ness in broken oniy tv custody of the boxes and arlnimical laushs and When range for their transportation Dan goemn fcut of humau voice and gsvo his inaug ural the crowd was friend receptive and To Take Over Mansion Governor and Dan almost xvill stop board ing out this morningShortly be fore Dan bent his sandy head over tho historic Texas kissed it By The Associated Press boy and a girl were killed in two motor vehicle accidents hero George and Miss Fay formerly of were the Disappears From School governor after Ferguson was im peached In Former Governors There In tho same group of former lyn disappeared last Mon day from the Mlitary which he Nothing has been hoard from him See Page 4 Texas governors Joseph Snycrs of riitedrato vet named to board of pardon nuvUors Past 4 Tho missing cadet had re turned rbm visit OIK vcas seen on tho schro grounds shorUy before wore Husband Returns After 79 But Wife Forgives Howard Brown is not just exact ly an Enoch although he Ir somo of that gentlemans He returned here re cently after being pone for 79 He found his wife mav iied to another said she iiart been informed that Brown was She hl th second marrtosro annulled in1 rernirrled ;