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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEIT TIXAt warmw in ntrth portion day VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents TUESDAY JUNE NUMBER H AWAITS HEROIC FLIERS w 9 9 f Notorious Escapes Oklahoma Police GOVERNOR MOODY MAYCALL SECOND EXTRA SESSION Civil Highway And Prison By Administra Are Doomed By The Associated Press AUSTIN June Governor Dan contem plating1 defeat of the three most important pieces of general leg islation urged in his spe eial session woulc cot say tonight whether h call another special ses sion rtOivil highway and prison legislation are Moody Silent After defeat of the civil service bill by senate Adjournment with out a vote the governor saidrhe call another Eion if appropriations Tonight he said I have no statementto Opinion of legislators Is divided as to whether there will be anoth New Honors Accorded Returning Aerial Trail Blazer June tional high honors were heaped to ne moved across the Atlantic ocean on the cruiser Memphis homeward New York The Smithsonian Institute award ed him the coveted Langley which in the ia years since its that of colonel in the Missouri na tional guard flying CRUISER By Wireless to the Associated Press June Captain Lindbergh heard that the Bellanca plane had landed at Eisleben he sent a radio congratulating the Columbias Clarence Cham beriin and remarked to the corres IFTER e m Rogers Presents King Of Belgians four Orville and Wilbur j June ter conducting a one man fili buster intermittently since six Senator Joe Moore of Greenville shortly before Monday midnight yielded the floor and let the senate vote to adopt the free conference report of a compromise with the house on biennial rural school aid Moore late this afternoon had carried the senate with him in refusing to adopt the report and asking for rereference of the bill to conference which the house inspiring his He Was objecting to the 000 annual rural school tuition item added in the conference and the reinstatement of provision for 12 traveling rural school in spectors cut out by his amend ment to the original senate Declaring he would give in rather than see the school cihl flren Moore yielded the floor which he had held by a parliamentary prior lien since notice of the house refusal er session after this one ends Tues day Prevailing sentiment seems to be against Highway Bill Lost All hope of general highway leg lation was killed late today when the Wood senate bill prepared un der direction of Governor Dan Moo dy was caught under operation of a sessionend rule barring considera tion of measures on their second reading But for the Insistence of several See EXTRASESSION Page 4 a Frenchman Lindberghs citation reads For his magnificent nonstop flight from New York to Governor Baker of Missouri an nounced the promotion of the flying hero from the rank of captain to STEPHENVILLE SLAYER TO DIE Gruesome Case Of Moves Toward Close By The Associated Press June gruesome case of convicted of killing his mother inlaw and stepson on a ranch seven miles from here November moved relentlessly toward its close today when Judge Keith sentenced Snow to die in the electric chair at Huntsville on Fri July Snows only hope for escaping xpiation for the crime with his life now lies with the who has It was a very fine piece of work and another feather in the cap of Peats such as the Colum bias all have a tendency to aid in the development of aviation through out the Ships which pass in the night as well as the day are eager to salute the first New York to Paris The captains of this morning received a message from Captain Pried of the President Roosevelt saying that the 800 pas to get a glimpse of He requested the course of the which was sent It Is vessejrwflf jfiortpr meet and the American flying ace intends to stand on the bridge and acknowledge the The boy who was so feted in London and other places that it seemed to him he never again would have a chance to already Is showing the benefits of his He has found his sea legs and is thoroughly enjoying the He is looking fresh and appearance in his of deathto When asked if he had anything to say before sentence should be pro Snow replied I dont think its right for one to pay for what four are to blame He did not explain what he Sheriff Hasler of Erath county eft for the penitentiary at Hunts ille Monday stating at he time that he would guard Snow with more than usual care to prevent any attempt at self After Snow but the death penalty was affirmed ebruary and the court of riminal appeals overruled a motion or rehearing March Snow burned the bodies of his wife mother in an open after chopping off the ead of his Bernie id the body in the mountains and oncealed the head in a cellar near tedar Snow confessed to the and Jd officers to Connollys body after he head had been bright for his home But I am still resting a good he loafing in the cabin as it were and going over a million and one details which I must attend WASHINGTON June Immersed as it is in the plans for a thunderous welcome here to Charles official Wash ington was prompt today to praise the feat of Clarence Chamberlin in piloting his Bellanca plane from New York to the interior of Ger many without a Chamberlins accomplishment lacked the spectacular as compared with the solitary hop across the Atlantic by but aviation experts were unanimous in declar ing that it would give tremendous impetus to the development of trans Atlantic commercial It was noted that he kept his machine in the air for 42 See LINDBERGH Page 4 i Bonner Damage Elusive Criminal Believed Hiding In Woods Peace Officers Of Vi cinity Guard Banks June hugging Bed Car cattleman and unwilling driver of a commandeered Matthew Oklahoma out had raced to freedom here a natorious figure in previous Oklahoma hank rob was oclock this sighted morning at by deputy sheriff in the main business district In the chase that followed he aban doned his own bulet riddled of with his arm OF WORLD OPEN PARCHING WNDS GIVE KAY TO COOL HEATHER AS RAINS FAIL OKER WEST TEXAS Parching bot winds which had cast a pall over West Texas agricultural gave war Sunday to springlike temperatures when rain fen over a wide bringing relief to cotton and feed crops in a few instances where hail damaging grain which had not been The rain did cover all of st Texas but it did bring moia ure to virtually all of the area rom the foot of the cuprock east to Fort worth and Below little or no rain fell from Sweetwater west along the From Sweetwater east along the line a beneficial downpour was the weather bureau registering The has received inches of rain this year and at the start of the sea had a bountiful ground sea Rain was not needed so badly It was relief from tbe temperature which has several days duringthe fanners Jones County Wet Jones much of prevailed past two which received a good rain early last was visited again Sunday and given a The area was suf fering greatly for moisture ten days ago but the precipitation Sunday will be sufficient to assure at least By The Associated Press June damage suit of Frank Bon ner of San Antonio filed in district court here a few days ago against the American Railway Express Monday was transferred to federal district court at Waco by District Judge The suit grew out or the indict ment and trial of Bonner on a charge of murder in connection with the death of killed by a bomb at Corpus Christi in The trial resulted in a disagreement and on being transferred to San the case was In formation said to have been furn about Carters neck which kept officers from forced him to speed southeast on the Hominy Carter Ejected Later Carter was ejected from the car and Kimes took the When the chase became too the bandit abandoned the car and took to the He carried two automatic Carter told All trace of Kimes was lost after he took to the hills along Birch sixteen miles southeast of it was stated at the sheriffs Sheriffs officers declared it looked as if Kimes had made a clean Pawhuska banks were closely guarded today and tonight as the result of reports that the members of the Kimes gang planned a hold up this It was believed that Kimes appeared in the this morning with the intention of having officers center their interest in his capture while his confederates looted the local Starts in Pursuit Immediately after Kimes King Albert Of Belgium Adds His Praise To Feat Of Lindbergh By The Associated Press OS June Belgiums leading King welcomed visiting delegates today In an address at the 18th annual convention of Rotary Inter The king addressed himself par ticularly to the more than American whose crossing of the Atlantic which your heroic Cap tain Charles crossed alone in some thirty hours deed an important he It proves the strength of Rotary feeling and cooperative King Albert was introduced to the visiting delegates by Harry of San was the sheriffs office was Officers sighted on the street here he attempted a getaway on the He abandoned his car a mile out after it had been pierced by four Kimes ran across the fields to the Fair Grounds where he took charge of the car driven by Heavy rains Saturday night and yesterday made travel on the dirt roads almost Kimes ap parently stayed on the Hominy road which is the only paved road leading out of here in that Officers believed he headed for al though a heavily wood tract south east of Pawhuska was being watched Harve Osage county declared that it would be almost im possible to make a thorough search president of Rotary Citys Excitement Is Not Dimmed By Failure Of Pair To Reach Their Destination BY OTTO HAFER Universal Service Staff Correspond ent June that the high pitch of excitement to which it had wrought up itself over the stirring prospectt of wel coming the two winged ambassa dors directly from America had been in but sincerely glad that Chamberlin ana Levine were really safe to heart of Ger and with full admiration for their audacious and daring Berlin tonight is preparing to give the two Americans as great If aot a reception than If the flight had gonts off without the ttti mjffoftpsi state and city govern am traffic associations and and legislatures were vieing with each other to making plans to honor the two argonauts of the air as The celebrations will begin with an official reception at Tempel hofer Field at 6 oclock tomorrow Berlin when the avia tors are due to either in their own if that is Im by some other Again now weary by their night and day vigil during what to them were the most strenuous Whitsun tide holidays they ever will make a pilgrimage out to the for mer kaisers parade the high dignitaries of the govern SHAMBERLIN AND LEWIE ME HAPPY IN KNOWLEDGE THEIR ADVENTURE SET NEW HUM Pair Are National Heroes In Both Eagerly Awaiting Completion Of Journey To Berlin BY KNICKERBOCKER Universal Service Staff Correspondent June beaten For Clarence and Charles retired early this evening in the Hotel Ansorge in the little city of fnis thought meant more than the fact that they are today the national heroes of they go on to Seventyfive miles Berlin is seething with anticipation of the arrival of the daring aviators by flying milts in 44 had averaged a speed of 100 miles an hour tod established a world even eclipsing the phenomenal complishment of their chief Lindbergh Brief Impression 01 Their TransAtlantic Flight Here in two men who have become world figures round f ment and and the business will assemble big and Two Are Injured In Auto Accident At Sweetwater June Buck aged was painfully cut about the head and Miss Jose shake the conquerors by the hand and deliver those speeches several times during a trying day they had been about to be Though it is doubtful whether quite the same interest can still be aroused as at the first word of their nevertheless Berlin consid ers it a point of honor not to be beaten by Paris in the heartiness of its of a lacerated throat phine received and face and severe bruises as a result of an automobile crash here and fifteen miles long and ten miles Officersreturned from fol lowing hounds for three hours through the tangle without having sighted the FURLOUGH GRANTED TO WOODFIN By The Associated Press June services necessary to oil prospecting at cru cial sentenced to from five to 30 years years from Shackelford county on murder con was granted a 30day fur lough today by Governor Clemency for Woodfin was asked Building For Last WeekTotals Bowens and one driven by Cargall of this the injured boys collided in the down town business Bell Succeeded By On Rail Commission By The Associated Press June tion of Bell as head of the oil and gas division of the state railroad today with regret was accepted by the com Plane Kidnaping Story The Bunk Claim Principals By The Associated Press LAS June La aviator and Miss Noreen who flew here in an airplane from San were ques tioned by sheriffs officers and re leased when deputies expressed themselves convinced that the air man had not kidnaped his attractive passenger from a fleld in the southern a fair crop of feed in many the Crater Oil Company of Tex officials of which said only Wood fins geological technical knowledge to and experience as to the companys reports to the It was much projects can keep It from the possl muro iatttd Last weeks building permit amounted to an average sixday run for the were granted last according to R city building Practically all of the permits for the week were Issued for residences The residence permits were Issued to 890 000 1374 W 1918 1242 North Eighth Miss Bertha Croft 865 Tom Beard 1958 North Paul 1041 Repair permits were Al Mar 1M MOt mission and head of the gas utilities named to succeed Fourth Gas Fire Rages At Borger By The Associated Press June skies were lighted again Monday night by Borgeri fourth gas well fire within a 30 mil lion foot gasser on the Johnson four blocks from the main street of It belongs to the MInnehoma Oil No one was injured when the blaze was Show Increase Clearings of the four Abilene banks for last week exceed those of the week before by fig ures from the clearing house Since the banks were open for business only four days last the amount passing through the ex change Is regarded as exceptionally The weeks clearings amounted to against for the preceding June representing three totaled Clearings for the year up to Saturday night amounted to By CLARENCE CHAMBERLIN Copyright by Universal June Chamberlin to day rave his own story of the difficulties he and Charles Levine encountered In their transAtlantic Cham berlin said The fog was so bad after we passed the that it was almost impossible for us to be seen or to see After we circled the Mauretania we encounteded a but we had power enough to break it and keep on an eastward escaping the The fog again became so thick and the night so dark that I had no idea how 1 was going on my I finally decided to go above the fog and stay there until So we went above feet and found tbe fog Then we went even I steered knowing if T went long enough on that we were bound to hit When the sun finally came out this morning we dropped down through the clouds and lo and behold we were over a large city which I took to be I knew there were five or six bipf factories Then we tried to steer by our but our map was no I know absolutely nothing about the way Germany looks from the I am not very only a little We really did not See THEIR STORIES Page 4 laurels the German govern ment plans to heap upon them when they reach Berlin tomor Only One Worry Through every word of their con Chamberlin and Levina revealed that they were never con cerned with anything but beating Now that the cold fig ures revealed that they had travel led 300 miles further than their young and had stayed in the air ten hours they were perfectly willing to postpona recognition of the Physically but nervous ly keyed to the pitch of tightly drawn violin the premier American adventures all afternoon We are not a bit Both said that it was not the 900 mile nor the terrific nor the 44 hours without rest that tired them What finally en abled them to go to bed and sleep for the first time in two days the realization that they had sur passed Lindberghs Quite a LetDown Their desire to achieve this goal was so great as Levine ex pressed it to Universal Service It is really quite a let down to realize that we have done After all that the accomplish ment is almost an Chamberlin merely smiled his pleasant noncommittal and nodded As they landed in n IS miles from they spent all their thought and energy this af ternoon on finding ways and means of pulling the Columbia from the and affixing a new in order to be able to proceed to Berlin But these incidents had no weakening effect on What See AVIATORS Page 4 WIVES OF AVIATORS SAIL TO JOIN HUSBANDS IN GERNANY CHAHBEILIN GIVEN By The Associated Press NEW June Wilda wife of the pilot of the Bellanca monoplane was given a check for today to carry to her husband in Grace wife of the financial backer of the flight and pas sengerrelief wai given a gold watch to take started from the of the company laid Officials attempts would be made TuMday to smoth fee firt ntn By The Associated Press Jane tion byFallchild of asking the senate information aa to why Pullman deeper rates are higher in Texas than in was adopted Jtyr tbe seaatt to her After ceremonies in the Brook lyn Borough hall at Which the presentations were made by the Brooklyn Chamber of of which Levine Is a the fliers wives left for their homes to prepare to sail at midnight to rejoin their The journey that Clarence Chamberlin ana Charles Le vine less than two days will Uke the wives ten They chose the first ship sailing after success of the night was the Ber lin of the tfortfe Lloyd which will arrive In Bremen on June The Brooklyn Chamber of Com merce offered a prise of this If the Bellanca noaoptaiM was the first to When Charles Lindbergh got to Parii the offer was but Ralph president of the then offend If the should be toe second to mtorttw But wtwn ft was loanM Chamberlla and Levtne had ;