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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1927, Abilene, Texas West TexasOwn Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST TEXAfrfiaturday cold tn south portion Sunday Volume SATURDAY JANUARY NUMBER Ferguson Dictatorship Is Denounced By Inquiry Board BIG SPRING FARMER CHARGED IN FATAL SHOOTING SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BIG a this afternoon was charged with conneCtion with a gun battle on the streets here this morning in which Guy local was shot to Little was twice wounded in the once in the neck and again in the He is in a His wounds are not considered An examining trial will be held for him as soon as he is able to leave the The shooting occurred about 10 oclock in front of Long bothams No state ments have been made as to the direct cause of the shoot it is had been treating the wife j of the farmer up until a few days The shooting began when Longbotham drove up to his of fice this morning after spending the night with friends in the who had been sitting in an automobile In the vicinity for some used T E Animal Afflicted With A Warning s r Sounded To Owners of J v Four oneta old were undef the cars of Abilene physicians JFriday follow ing last Tuesday by a dog afflicted with They are Earl son of double barreled One of the charges entered Long 1 bothams heart and tore his left side in several Long botham fired three times with a twice through the wind shield of his As he fired the third shot he staggered from the car door into BOND ISSUES OF CITY SOLD FOR PREMIUM Francisco Orozco y archbishop of who is reported to have assumed personal it Arch 402 nue Sammons ave 320 Sammons avenue 312 Sam mons avenue and owner of the 2S40 Russell Immediately after receipt by physicians Friday afternoon of a telegram from the Pasteur Insti tute at Austin declaring that an examination of the dogs head had showed a positive case of a warning issued to dog own ers in the west section of the Dogs owners should giveclose at tention to their pets for signs of one of the attending declar Serum is Enrouto Serum the treatment of the patients is enroute to Abilene from laboratories at Austin and Fort Those bitten by the dog will undergo a 21 day Possibility that the dog has at tacked other animals was voiced by It is for this reason ihat the uarning has been The attack on those living on Sarnmons avenue happened Tues day morning about 11 The animal had escaped from the premises of Laird and made its way to Sammons The three attacked wero in the yards of their respective homes when the dog ap The boy was first Barnes succeedd in stunning the mad animal with a but was bitten in the Stout was also it is was attacked by the dog A woman car ried the animal to the Laird resi It died Physicians ordered the head sent to Tho telegram from the Pasteur Institute arrived here atj 4 oclock Friday Under 3Iedical Care All ofthe four have been under close medical care since the at None of the four have shown serious effects of the at it was Physicians here soy that the Sammons avenue mad js first of serious proportions reported in Abilene in a number of The treatment of a man who had been bitten by a pole cat is the only case on record here for the last two It was Dog owners are cautioned to be on the lookout for signs of sick ness in their If the dog has foams at the mouth or shows signs of a veterinarian should be summoned it was i Sayers And Christian Takes Over Offices By The Associated Press ly after their confirmation by the Joseph of Aus former and George Christian of former as sistant attorney Friday were Sworsi in as of the board pardon advisers Both men are bothams wife and one child and other relatives survive him Lit tle has a wife and two Both men had resided in Howard county for five or sis Funeral services for Long botham will be held Sunday in homo of his Guy Big Spring slain in a gun battle there Friday morning is the son of Oscar Abilene Friends of the family here re ported Friday night that the body would be brought here for Services are to be held Sunday af ternoon at 4 oclock at the family residence on Mocking Bird Longbotham is survived by his one his parents and five brothers and His moth er was visiting at his home on the day the tragedy Two sisters and a brother live in Abi HOUSTON DETECTIVE CHIEF IS INJURED By Universal Service Chief of Detectives William Kess ler was in a serious to day from wounds received when ne severely cut his arm and hand in an attempt to prevent the escape of a man being questioned in con nection with a The suspect leaped through a third floor but was brought down by police Hos pital attaches said the man will probably COUNTESS SALM IS THROUGH WITH MATE By Universal Service am finish ed with Count Why cannot the reporters be finished with me my matri Declared Coamtess the former Milli cent when she arrived at of Jalisco which is the most recent development in the difficulties be the Roman Catltolic clinrch and the dalles government in Mex lave Christ the is the oriflamme of this priest against ivhom CaJles lias sent fed eral Lands of American Held In Mexico To Insure Claim By Universal Service MEXICO able properties in the state of Yucatan belonging to former United consul Edward Her bert Thompson of were ordered sequestrated today by the Mexican as a guaran tee of the payment of more than in Thompson is accused of having carried off valuable archaeological finds from his The issuance of the decree of sequestration today is latest development in a prolonged con roversy relative to the charges of Mexican Thompson denies any improper conduct in connection with tho Group of Seven Firms Buy Bonds Recently Voted For Improvements Bond issues totaling voted 20 by citizens of Abilene were sold yesterday after noon for accrued interest and a premium of on a cash bid made jointly by a group of seven Six issues were included in the bonds They are for waterworks for sanitary improvements for streets to complete the municipal auditorium for city fire stations and for More than a dozen bids were re ceived by the beard of city com Practically all of them offered a cash premium above Two classes of bids were admitted one on a cash basis and the other calling for 4S5 000 cash on deliv ery oi the in 60 days thereafter and 120 days after Seven Bid Jointly The concerns signing the bid accepted were Taylor Ewart Chicago Trust Detroit Bos worth Toledo Otis Com Cincinnati Cha nute Denver Fred Emert Louis Telle Guaranty state The bonds will become flue over a rerlod of 40 Payment ia to be made promptly vhen the bonds are to some bank in The prin cipal and will payable af the National Bank oC Com New on delivery of A certified check for accompanied the Bankers Advise The city commission and Mayor conferred with three local bank presidents concerning the amount of cash to be asked if a bid made on thedeferred delivery basis should be Those advis ing the commission concerning this and other matters were Henry Farmers Merchants Na tional bank Abilene State bank and George Citizens National Authority to issue these bonds was given the commission by an Scopes Case Not 10 Be Reheard and with discussing monial Southampton on the Aquitania Pale and the countess retired behind a wall of seclusion aided by her mother and younger Henry as well as by many of her fellow Is it true that the purpose of your visit to Europe is to obtain a Paris divorce she was I must refuse to discuss the matter By The Associated Press The state supreme court today turned thumbs down on an at tempt to resurrect what it has termed the bizarre antievolu tion Chief Justice Grafton Green de for the to enter a petition to rehear the Sam sought permission to file a posthumous aniicus curiae in behalf of Professor John Thomas who was fined at Dayton for violating the The court also refused to the Thf court deciding the case here last held the Inw constitutional and affirmed the though reversing the case because the fine exceeded the More than one thousand chickens will strut their plumage the main streets here Saturday when Sherman celebrates chicken About two hundred coops of thoroughbred poultry will be on display In show windows ofmer A poultry association will be or gpnizecl in And in the evening a chicken dinner will be given for Seo BOXD ISSUE Page 4 Panhandle Field Rig Builders Asking More Pay By The Associated Press walkout of rig builders swung into full force here Friday on the decision of the Panhandle field rig builders Thursday to demand an increase in pay and protest a re ported cut of two dollars a day by the There are some 200 builders In the Pampa and Amarillo and the walkout Is said to be almost 100 per The walkout is declared to be the first of its kind in the history of the midcontinent The men are not organized and have no connection with any branch of union We have no quarrel with the but the present BorgerPanhandle field is the largest in the located in the most dangerous country In the way of poisonous and yet our men are drawing less pay for their Impeachment Would Be The Only Recourse No Recommendations In The By The Associated Press that James Fer guson during the two year gu bernatorial term of his Miriam domi nated and commercialized the governors the house investigating committee de clared Friday that impeach ment is the only recourse un der existing Kot to Be Defeated The report of the committee of appointed last fall at a call session of the 39th legislature was read to the house of the 40th by Representative Lee Satterwhite of Potter As it carried no recommenda the report likely will not be It is of about and is the committees summary of at least words of testimony compiled during six weeks the committee 6tft as a The report will be printed In the and will serve as a guide to the Representa tive Claud Teer of Williamson county The report shows clearly what evils of the past must be Beyond the Law The report declared that James though practically usurping and dictating for politi cal favoritism and financial he power and prestige of govern ors was a private citizen and therefore beyond the pale of he It was never anticipated by any previous lawmaking or by the framers of the constitution of this state that such a condition would ever arise that that tho governors office would so com pletely come under the power and domination of a private who take advantage of the opportunity to commercialize thii great and sacred trust to the en richment of and members of his immediate and fav orite political friends and support Only One Recourse now have no or to prohibit such See INQUIRY BOARD Page 4 Third of Odell Bank Robbers Gets 45 Years ANTIFOREIGN MOVEMENT IN CHINAGROWS Americans Ail Ordered To Quit Interior Cities Situation Grave By WILLIAM FLYTHE Universal Service Staff state department today ordered the exodus of all Americans from in terior China to ports from which they may be transported out of the Merchant vessels are to be com manded for the it was At the same the 400 Ameri can stationed at in the were ordered to They sailed aboard the American steamer They will as sist in protecting Americans in the frenzied rush to get out of the dan ger Great The is attended with the greatest It was and grave fears are expressed that all of the Americana will not escape Sr ninr Tnniv E CUSE TOBW j By The Associated Press i j charged with robbery of the Bank of Odell on December was foun1 guilty In district court here torlay and his punish ment assessed at 45 years in the penitentiaryHe had pleaded Clyde indicted in the same received a verdict sentencing him to 15 years on plea of che same sentence meted out to the third man in the James earlier in the worK than the men In the fields in I Todays sentences brought the other part of Frank i total of robbery sentences for the one of the leaders of the i state since the beginning of Gov armies who have adopted the bat tle cry of death to all Arms and ammunition are being rushed from the Philippines to tho handful of American who will have to fight their way through hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops equally as well or bcttgr From the towns tip the Tangtse river American destroyers arc bringing into Shanghai such refu gees as can reach the WItl thousands of other foreigners try ing to get the situation was said to be even more serious than the Boxer All Whites Must Leave It was explained that thenaval forces of the world powers were able to subdue the Chinese hordes at that Today military and naval experts say that anythln but temporary resistance is Im possible and the decision has been reached that all white people must leave Only by the promptest attended with the best of can the Americans hope to officials President Coolidge today prom ised every possible Warships of all the powers with interests in China arc steaming for the The remainder of tho American fleet at Manila is under to proceed to Shanghai and expected to get under way during the By The Assoicated Press COUKT Frank fundamentalist Baptist had told his of the killing cf IX CUipps in the pastors office last July the defense rested in the Norris murder trial here Defense witnesses have occupied five and a half days iti euting to the jury Norris evidence on his plea of self dc The state promptly began its rebuttal at its first rebuttal witness being Clarence a dentist of who corroborated a part of EoxIJ Par ker was the states star A preachers tears mingled with the recital of the Chippa killing as Norris ended the de fense case with his personal story of the tragedy that occur red in his office last July when Chipps went there to protest against Norris attack on Ma or Meacham Jury In Bonner Trial Deadlocked By The Associa tod Press CORPUS Late there no evi dences of an agreement by the jury in the Frank Bonner bomb murder The last direct word from the jury came at oclock this morning when the foreman notified Judge Cunningham that tho jury was unable to and asked that it be Judge Cunningham instructed the jury to resume its delibera and to make another effort to reach a Despite the apparent a large number of those who had j followed the trial remained in the courtroom throughout the day hoping for word that a verdict would be agreed Coolidge is Of Opinion People Are Not A ware Of At of Forti Talks With Difficulty Tho Robinson resolution proposing arbitration of the oil law contro versy with Mexico was approved today by the senate foreign rela tions committee by a 13 to 3 This was the main development of the at the Capitol in the McxicanNiearaguan al though at the White House it was reiterated that President Coolidge believes the American people do not understand the question at Small collateral In his have confused the public mind and obscured the greater It was made clear on behalf of President Coolidge that In lending a favorable ear to the suggestion of there never had been any iuestion jn his mind as to the necessity of affording full protec tion to American property Resolution Amended The Robinson before receiving committee was cause he believed Chipps was about to kill jfe described how Chipps came to the office in angry mood after he had Phoned he was comingup to kill hs only afteiy amended to give to the said A conference with the contractors will be held constitutional rights of the I by the rig builders ernor Dan Moodys administration to three of which were for 09 years CAPITALIST DIES Walter retired died today here at his He was born in Matagorda He is survived by his wife and two Miss Mary Tabb of Galveston and Alma Tabb Harrell of Womans Fear For Erring Mate Lea ds to ReCapture of Johnny Mayo duty of the government to guaran tee such Sponsored by Senator the Democratic It was enacted favorably en announcement at Mexico that the Calles government ap proved principle of Secretary Kellogg had announced that he would welcome an ex pression from the senate en the subject and also that he had been endeavoring to apply the principle to an adjustment of the dispute with So there have been no indi that a move to ward arbitration has been Initiated by either the Washington or Mexi can In the senate during the Senator Ne offered a resolution calling upon the fltate department for in formation bearing upon American claims to Mexican It was passed ever for a day at the request of Senator the Republican CHAPLIN ARRANGES FOR SURETY BOND wo mans fear that her paroled might liold up bank or something led to the capture near hero early today of John who escaped from the Tulsa county jail Mayo and Nat the hus were arrested in an old cabin in therough hills of theOsage country by Sheriff Green hnd told iho officers She to try find her was with Mayo was found standing behind the door of a bed All Johnny the sheriff aiming his revolver at All Mayo Youve got moNo The fugitive held up his dropping a burlls wJiJen contained the two revolvers he took when he escaped from the An auto matic stolen from the was found under a Now the sheriff said as party started back to M 2 oclock this morning Sheriff left with a selected of officers and surrounded the weve got no handcuffs with and we trusted you If you try to gct you know what it Mayo In Mayo was carried up the same elevator in the jail that piloted down in ho waving to the Jail Then he took off the brown over coat he had taken from the Jail asm hung It remarking I guess Ill hung thia back where I got a prisoner from the Kan sas was brought to Oklahoma to testify in tho trials growng out of tho rclgn of in which it is that nearly a score of wealthy Indians rnet He hasi been aervlng a isentence lor Early Sunday morning a trusty at the became enraged by reports that another man had been attentive to his wife and be cause he had not received a pardon he thought due from the govern He approached two Jailers with a revolver in hand and Iccked them In the Then he took two more revolvers and the automatic rifle and In taxicab he went immediately io the hotel where his wife and 11 year old son Ho rushed into rouin of battery station and j V NEW attorney for CharMe Chap announced lato tolay that he had made arrangements to a surety bond of several million dollars to the which he said would release the 000 cash which the federal author ities have tied up pending theout come of the tax suit against the film BELIEVED VESSEL LOST that the steamer John Tracy has foundered off Cape blizzard of January Cod In the 11 changed to grim certainty today when the of the parts of Vr Imtch covers and an empty lifobofit wero picked up near Cape Cod carried ft He Chipps had wheeled about and waa coming at him with his hand on his hip The pastor held a handkerchief to his face at He had aj cough and his voice at times The packed courtroom tense during the Arguments Monday The etate probably wflll dosfli but the attorneys do not expect to start arguments until There is possibility of lengthy legal debate over instruct tion to the jury on apparent danger and similar points raised in the The states opening rebuttal a dentist of formerly of said he was on his way home from Denver to Taylor and had stopped in Fort Worth on July He was in front of the Searchlight office when he learned of the killing of He had gone there because he wag interested in meeting the broad caster of the Fort Worth Telegram radio Ife started from his hotel to the newspaper on the way saw the brouN casting towers on Norris nnrl that was the radio1 office he was in search Snw rfear Acciacnt Near the church he saw a man cross the The street was crowded with traffic I saw the lady almost get run over by an thewit ness She rushed across tha street and I heard automobile brakes grinding and An automobile almost struck She then got into a car and drove rapidly You dont know Roxia Parker do you Prosecutor Mc Lean The witness then described a woman of age and appearance of wh See NORRIS Page 4 Marines Are Sent To Philippines As Precaution Move By The Associated Press detachment of marines at Guam has been ordered to the Philippines to be nearer China in case thero ia need for it in the civil war Admiral com mantle of the Asiatic fleet re ported today to the navy ment that the marines would pro ceed to the Philippines on the a cargo carrier and transport which Is used as a sta tion ship at The par pose of iS wns is to place tho de tachment closer to a place where reliable transports tion can mere r ;