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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST TKXAS Friday Saturday partly continued VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents FRIDAY JUNE TWELVE NUMBER OVALO BANK BANDIT GIVEN 25 YEARS Two Pennsylvania Girls Found Shot To Death STATE SUMMER SCHOOLS AIDED BY SENATE BILL House Defeats Plan Of Governor Dan Mood To Alter State Prison By The Associated Press June Besponding to pleas for speed by Wood of adminis tration leader and finance commission the sen ate early tonight passed two emergency appropriation bills carrying a total of about In answer to motions to ad Wood declared that the bills if not passed now are dead i One of the bills carried ap propriations of about for various state departments and institutions and the other set aside about to pay miscellaneous claims against the Schools Are Aided Seven state teachers colleges were allowed originally were not 1927 summer school Governor Moody vetoed several appropriations made for this purpose by the 40th legisla explaining that appropriations could be made later if seen essen The following state teachers col leges got help West Texas East Texas Stephen Aus tin North Texas South West Texas South Texas Sam Houston Texas Universitys medical drew a emergency June 3an Moodys plan to perfect rehabilita tion of the Texas prison system by vesting a new ninemember board plenary power to make prop erty transactions incident to concen was struck down bythe house of representatives late 65 to By that vote the house sustained Representative Satterwhites amend ment to the Teer administration bill to make the key purchase and sales subject to approval of the legislature instead of only to the political familyskeletons rattled in the sen ate but the white primary sill seeking to bar negroes from vot ing with the Democratic party sur ged a vigorous assault and passed to third Two Votes Lacking Only two votes were lacking to Secure necessary fourfifths vote to put the measure on final third reading vote being 20 to 9 af ter efforts of Parr and others tried to cut off the Lewis amendment promising past political affiliation or present or past membership in secret orders shall not in any case serve as a bar to the The primary bill provides thas party state executive committees or conventions shall have power to judge qualifications fof party mem thus affording opportunity for excluding A recent United States supreme court ruling held that present Texas law seeking to bar negroes is Parr Defeated whose amendment attempt Ing to place Jurisdictory not In the state but in coun ty organizations was cussing Lewis declar ed that those who the party should not be allowed to vote with Oie party in the L Lewis answered that he is ready repentant men to come back to e party regardless of past trans Bi TEXANS WINNERS June one Texans won prizes or honorable Mention in the Texas Pine Arts SaTions exhibition in Nashville last the association announced The exhibit will be shown ever the state and will be on dis play inthe Witte Museum In San Antonio during Among the honorable mention Is Jtele Palmer of Famous Stars Of Screen To Marry FORT June With three Dallas Wichita Falls men and entries f roidf Tulsa and Chicago in the competition for the prize for the first man who flies from Dallas to Hong Kong in 144 hours or less already is Easterwdbd donor of the said here No date has been set for the be ginning of the but it must be made before September Easterwood He expressed confidence that Cap tain who recejjtly flew from New York to wdild enter the at I Cure Of Mississippi Flood Menace Is Amed By 900 Delegat In Chicago Rod La Rocqae Wedding bells will ring June Vilma Banky and Rod La film it was ani nounced The wedding will take place in the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Engagements of the screen players was announced several weeks Offered First Flier To Complete 144 Hours spent seven years in obtaining evi dence on which the indictments are tMs evidence pointing to John Jaj Oklahoma as head of who indicted is a fugitive from Jays Raymond Mary Don McBee and Irene who Lewis also are accused of participation in the wholesale distribution of were in jail here said that evidence on which Jay was indicted indicated he had June the first to enter the proposed BallasHong Kphg air said today he expected to hop off about August He said ar rangements had been made for his which will have a cruising ipeed of about 135 miles an to be equipped with a 450 horsepower which heretofore has been in navy He also said he was planning to take one passenger with ExSecretary Of King Ben Grilled By Universal Service June 2 Another day of savage cross exam ination by King Ben Purnells chief counsel left Esther Johnson Hansel the states star witness but unshaken in her story that the House of David is a hot bed of im morality practiced under the guise of The state is attempt ing to dissolve the Although he failed as utterly on the second day of cross examination as he had failed the first to elicit a single answer favorable to his Barnard continued to grill the exsecretary of the cult The result was only further de tails of life in the seraglio where King Ben was luxuriously attended by 40 young CHAMP DANCER By Universal Service June worlds dancing record Is claimed by who has just finished an endurance dance of 145 In which he danced individ ual dances with different girl Kc finished with a whirlwind After a long sleep Fernando is declared to be sound in body and ExFollies Failure In Land Of Motion u icide June Mary of the found death at the bottom of her cup of gaiety and clos ed her life here today in poisoned The girl who laughed and danced her way the foot lights into a breach of promise suit against Gordon Chicago swallowed a fatal draught Tuesday and died today without regaining consciousness It was her second attempt at sui She was Following her companionship with the broker five years ago she entered suit for against but settled for less than one tenth of that Shortly afterward she abandoned her expensive apartments and moved to Hollywood as a motion picture she flitted in and out of the shadows of the great sun Her Florence is authority for the state ment that although her affair with Thome hung in her it was not to blame for the slashed wrists of her unsuccessful ef at self destruction and the ratal drink last Failure to make good in her dream of fame brought longing for The girls Mary lives in TAKES COURT TO CRUSH POWERFUL By The Associated Press OKLAHOMA June drawn by a special grand jury in are leveled at the de struction of a powerful drug which has operated in a dozen states and trafficked in narcotics valued at hundreds of thousands of Eoy United States district at said here The Lewis is alleged to have maintained its headquarters in Oklahoma The Lewis has obtained more than through narcotic The government charges th the alleged members of ring ob tained their supplies from smugglers who brought them into the United States through Florida and other Atlantic Some it al more than worth of narcotics were brought in at a It was not until the services of a negro narcotic agent from Wash ington had been Lewis that purchases could be bringing the case to a Wells Taken To State Prison convicted here two months ago of assault to murder ancl given a penitentiary term of 15 and under indictment in Coleman county for murder in con nection with the death of Mitchell there in was start ed on his way to the state peniten tiary at noon Thursday by Bud transfer Wells escaped 1 from Har lem Prison where he was serving a short term from Tom Green He will now begin serving the 15year assault to mur der Trial of Wells at Coleman on the murder indictment was continued when called three weeks Three other men recently con victed m local courts were carried to prison by They were Ed given two years for forgery xloyd Cal one year for transporting and Bob three years for automobile SEES DOOMED MAN By Universal Service June For the first time since Henry Judd Gray left his home in West for Queens via Syracuse to keep his tragic rendezvous of March 19 with Ruth Brown Isabelle Gray saw her condemned husband Three feet apart and separated as well by two strong wire grat these two sat in the death house at Sing I am awfully glad you said They sat there for an talking in low without the slightest sign of TO MAKE SURVEY CBy The Associated Press CORPUS June George Goethals has signed a contract to make an econo mic and industrial survey of the lower Rio Grande valley with a view to the proposed extension of the in tercoastal canal from Corpus Christ to Brownsville via LagunaMadre and up the Arroyo Colorado to Conference To Adopt Plans For Aid Of Legislature By The Associated Press June what fewer in numbers than the thousands but neverthe less representative of the diversi fied interests approxi mately 900 men and women from 27 Mississippi valley states today formed the first flood control con ference to aid in coping with one of the nations greatest recurring floods in the Mississif river and its tributaries After three days the conference next Saturday will adopt recommendations it hopes may aid congress hi taking the steps neces sary to avoid a similar catastrophe in the President Coolidge and his admin istration recogni the seriousness of the situation and regard the present disaster in the lower Mis sissippi valley as the ground for some of the most serious work for the next Dwight secretary of the president s special representative Secretary Davis will address the conference tomorrow giv ing first hand impressions of the Major General Edgar Jad chiefofthe army will dwell upon the details of the engineering work necessary in meet ing the challenge of the father of A half dozen speakers at the ini tial session this afternoon voiced the demand that he floods be con and that partisan politics and petty sectional ambitions not find their way to the convention William Hale who cooperated with Mayors Arthur OKeefe of New Orleans and Victor Miller of Louis in is suing the conference was se lected permanent and the New Orleans and Louis mayors and Mayor Rowlett Paine of were named permanent vice Watson Is Chosen James United States senator from was chosen to head 22 prominent men from throughout the valley on the reso lutions Mayor Thompson in his opening address explained the circumstances which had put him in the forefront of and expressed a hope that he would be permitted to ba ti tle in the ramcs for the good of the He touched the keynote of the conferences intentions when he shotted We are here to lay out some sort of plan to cure the situation which is a continuing menace to the valley and a reproach to the and to incorporate our ideas and suggestions in recom mendations to How successful this conference is i will depend largely upon how wise ly we frame the plan and our rec If we decide wise the power and influence of this representative body should be suffi cient to secure for our recommen dation favorable consideration at the next session of James Stinsorr Shows Rapid Improvement James who suffered a sudden illness is rapidly He was removed from the Baptist Sanitarium to his home at 1446 North Fourth street yester day finds Bodies Of Uncloth ed Old Coal Mine By The Associated Press June choked and two young women were found dead on a ftttle traveled wagon road five miles east of The Edith and Jennie also Botlf Ityed in Wilkes Cannel of ower o an automo bile found near where the bod ies were was ar rested and held without bail in connection with the fie contended that the car was stolen duringthe night from in front of where he said it had packed by his Samuel Marranca been G A checku that the vie of one of the sumably to go The mutilate by at an aband The clothes Their Trod1 with bruises inflic ants fists and imprints of the slayers Each had in the police showed left the home night pxe ies were dis torn from both were covered y their assaii throats bore McMurry Athlete Is Seriously Hiirt OVID DAVIDSON Ovid of Tex star athlete and captainelect of the McMurry College football team is in a critical condition In the Baptist suffering from a broken Davidsons neck was brokerf at noon yesterday when he dived into shallow water a local His te from the Shoulders The youth is well known fix Tsx as intercollegiate athletic He had served three years on the Mc Murry grid Story on Sport Page GALLES WIFE BSTO Druggmt At Roby Swallows Poison June proprietor of the City Drug Store of swallowed carbolic acid and a few hours at an emp and his lip King for four m come home came alarme ards was found lal by his side failing health he did not fli his wife be search was or and was found by Neves inthe seed house of Praters cotton The gin has been closed since last An inquest was held by county and J King had lived in Roby about fifteen coming here from East He leaves his wife and four The funeral service will be held Friday after noon Kansas Woman Is Found Guilty Of Bank Robbery June Miss Julia former assistant cashier of the First State Bank of was found guilty of second degree burglary and larceny by a Jury here shortly after ten oclock The jury had deliberated about five The charges grew out of the looting and burning of the bank last v Lindbergh Postpones London To Paris Air Trip Death Follows Operation Of Three Weeks Ago In California By Thn Associated Press LOS June Natalie wife of President Calles of died in a hospital here at today of a heart attack suffered five days after a major Senora came here two weeks ago after attending the mar riage of her daughter Senorita Ernestina to Thomas Arnold Robin son of New at had been progressing favorably from the operation until after noon At that time she suffered a sudden heart attack and the end was foreseen in a bulletin issued by her Alejandro Wallace shortly after the turn for the She entered the California Luth eran hospital for observation after having developed intestinal and gall bladder trouble which her physician characterized as extremely She rallied quickly from the shock of the operation and was thought to be on the road to rapid recovery when the heart attack came RETUIID Of States Trial Of Al leged Companion In Scheduled To Start Today Adverse Conditions In Weather Is Cause Of Delay By The Associated Press June wea ther reports today forced Captain Charles to postpone until norrow his return to Paris by With that care and quiet thor oughness which characterized his preparations for hit epic transAt lantic the American flying ace sat in the little headquarters office of theKenley military air station this and as the adverse weather reports from South England and the channel and Nor thern Prance were laid before him and as mist and fog rolled up over the edges of Kenley air he pictured the treacherous air path to Minute by minute he waited for nearly two hours to see if conditions would and then decided to start from England tt dawn He had tea with the and tonight lie slept at their among men who talk his language of aeronautics and to whom he is as much a hero as he is to the crowds who have followed him in Belgium end From the air marshal to the ground force of the British air service the story has spread how Lindbergh cavorted through the air In the British military plane which he brought back from Gos port the other morning after taking tbt Spirit 0i Louli to Young Hero Takes To Air In British Ship For Frolic south coast to be packed for the trip As if for sheer Joy at being in his element Lindy dived and rollicked about Uke an Elfin chiifl at play free aC last from the earthbound Hunt For Missing Aviators To Begin By The Associated Tress NEW June mono plane Jeanne DArc was readyto night except for a little last min ute tinkering to sail away on its er rand of mercy over the northern The hopoff of the ahexpedition in search of the missing French Nungesser and Coli was first planned for but when it was round that final adjustment of the earth inductor compass would delay the start until almost dark the flight was postponed until It will really be better that Frank trustee of the fund for the said in announcing the Now we shall be able to get a morning takeoff and the plane can get to New foundland the same day It Togo Cisco must spend 25 years in the state pea itentiary for his connection with the robbery on March 26 of the First State Bank of that imposed yesterday by a jury ill 42nd district court u set aside by the higher Ray was tried OH a charge of robbery with With his Aubrey ho previously had made a ment pertaining to the robbery in which was The verdict was returned by the jury after less than an hours Witnesses in the trial of which to called were instructed bjr Judge Milburn Long to report at 9 oclock this morn Veniremen called for this trial were told not to read any part of The Abilene porter and News while the trial is in Sanity Hearing Rays fate went to the jury at after events during the day unusual in trials of cases When the case was call ed Wednesday morning Rays coun Letcher King and Matt Blan who were appointed by the obtained a sanity hearing for their client on a motion based on a statute in the penal code of At the close of that completed at a night session the after deliberating seven found Ray to be of sound When the trial on the indictment for robbery with firearms was call ed Thursday morning and after Rays plea of not the defense filed a motion for continuance based on absence of witnesses who would have testified concerning the de fendants sanity or insanity at the time of the allegd crime and at the present and upon an affidavit by Dy in which it was sworn that at Thursday the defendant was suffering from a newly developed case of mumps vdth temperature of 102 Physically Poor Swans affidavit stated that Ray was not in a physical or mental condition to remain in attendance on the court and would not be for a period of at least 14 Overrules Motion Judge Long overruled the motion and the introduction of states tes timony was The entire had been spent in examin ing As finally chosen the jury consisted of the following Houston Tracy EL Hill Sullivan and Most of the veniremen who were rejected said that they had already formed an opinion as to the guilt or innocence of the Practical ly every man questioned said he had read accounts of the robbery and the confession of Togo Dictor Is Witness Witnesses who were declared in the defenses motion for continu ance to be absent were Eastland Cscar Eastland Ned Brownwood Wichita Falls Monte Archer City John Tahoka Jim The motion declared Ray ed to prove by each and every one of the witnesses that the defendant was insane at the time of the bank was robbed and did not know dm nature and consequences of the act and that Ned Snydcrwould hate testified that the defendant had been under his treatment for to sanity for the past three 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