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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WIST TEXAS wsmwr in north portion VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents WEDNESDAY JUNE TWELVE SOLONS OK MONEY BILLS AND ADJOURN Denied Taken From Sick Bed To Prison BERLINS THOUSANDS WELCOME AMERICAN AVJATORS Chamberlin And Levine Are Greeted As Nation ail Heroes Plans Are BY OTTO HAFER tTniversal Service Staff Cor respondent June en thusiastic and typically Ger man reception this afternoon at officially marked the end of the epochal trans Atlantic flight at the Tempelhofer when the Bellanca with Clarence IX and Charles copilot and financial landed from Ger t Thousands Cheer The Columbia fhtti completed its flight from Roosevelt New a flight which only two stops were made and these both on German Field was solid with a mass of A band played the Star Spangled Under the clearest of and amidst the roars from thousands of throats of Hoch the Colum graceful as any bird of the dived out of the blue and gent ly kissed ground of the former kaisers parade About the Columbia was sighted over about twelve or fifteen miles from where the greatest radio towers in Europe are Flies Over Castle Chamberlin flew steadily over the very center of following the historical Unter Den and passing over Imperial Completing his circle of the Chamberlin then flew towards Tempelhofer swooped down easily and made a perfect The police had absolute control of the huge The shouts of hoch hoch filled the air as the Columbia roUed to a Hundreds shouted to Chamberlin to climb on the plane and show him The excitement was One of the very first to greet Chamberlin and Levine was Ameri can Ambassador Jacob who Welcome to the aviators who have made the first nonstop flight from New York to and have covered the greatest distance ever made in a continuous All Proud Of You In accomplishing this wonder ful exploit in you at thesame enlarged our vi See AVIATORS Page 4 More laying out a course of study and a plan for gaining experi ence in his chosen then staving on the job until suc cess is within his training is offered In many liner through the In structions classification in ReporterNews Classified Ads experienced instructors are ready to train you for your the College Salesman ship The ReporterNews Telephone PI HOIEJAUNT IS HALF OVER Heros Mother to Be First To Greet Him On Ar rival In CRUISER By Wireless to the Associated Press June cruiser Memphis has gone over the top and started down grade toward the Virginia bearing the youthful aviator Lind having reached the hearts of all Is jgoingvhome to the great welcome his own peo ple in store for The Memphis has passed the half way point In the mile hav ing made splendid time without jm effort One of Captain Lackeys proud boasts lias been that the Memphis can and has made more than 25 knots running which re mark to the airman caused him to smile and veto any such We art half way he so let us keep going and re serve the Memphis broadside run for some other Captain Generous Captain Lackey is generosity it sell If theres anything you Jbe remarked to the nations dont see just ask for f 4 So Lindbergh does Just as he and No crowdspes ter him and he enjoys undisturbed Today he saw a lot of big guns and little guns and was given an insight into quite a number of navy secrets rarely revealed to the The gun drill was car ried out under Lieutenant Harry and the aviator was much interested in learning that the six inch guns are loaded in five sec onds and the antiaircraft guns and other smaller arms much By Universal Service June moth ers hug and kisses will be the first greeting to Captain Charles Lindbergh when he lands here Sat urday to receive the official accla mation of the United States gov ernment for his epochal transAt lantic For the committee in charge of the jubilant Lindbergh Day re ception in the nations capital cided today that it shall be Evangeline the Detroit school who will have the place of honor when her famous son walks down the gang plank of the cruiser Memphis at the Wash ington navy Lindbergh will leave Detroit Friday arriving in Washing ton Saturday morning to be the guest of Coolidge at the tem porary White it was an Beyond arrangements for her to be the first to clasp the young plans fpr her enter tainment have not been completed by thespecial committee having them in By The Associated Prfess SAN June Piloting the Pride of San sister ship to Captain Lindberghs famous Spirit of Frank Hawks arrived at Brooks Field here at The ship will remain here over At 8 Wednesday Hawks will take off for By The Associated Press June Charles speeding home on the cruiser Memphis to receive the highest honors ever accorded a private citizen in his native was admitted today to that select circleof explorers of sea and air and land who have been awarded the Hubbard medal of the National Geographical This medal has been bestowed only seven the most recent recipient having been Commander Richard who received it at the hands of President Coolidge less than a year ago for his epochal achieve ment in first reaching the North pole by BRAKEMAN IS KILLED By The Agnoclated Press FORT June a brakeman on Texas Pacific freight train who lost his right leg Tuesday at 2 when he was dragged underneath a moving car while switching in the freight yards at miles west of died tonight at an infirm He is survived by his and four all of Fort Wife Of Convicted Thea tre Man Believes Trip To Atlanta May Mean His Death BULLETIN By The Associated Press June Wednesday New Tort theatrical left here at 2 oclock this morn ing for where he will begin serving a sentence for Carroll was pale and thin and appeared in a conta or asleep when he carried on a stretcher Into the sleeping car of the His physician that Carroll was awake and that his condi tion had been the same for the last several Carrolls wife wept bitterly as he was carried aboard the saying it will kill Search For Nungesser And Coli In Newfoundland Wilds Planned BY Universal Service Staff Con respondent June Attorney General Sargent to day ordered Earl con victed New York theatrical removed to Atlanta penitentiary Carroll probably will be tak en to the prison from the hos to serve a sentence of a year and a day for He has been at the hospital since April represented as the victim of a severe nervous Pardon Is Refused The medical information I have is that there is nothing about his Jnne Instructions to take Earl theatrical to the At lanta penitentiary were received tonight by Henry deputy federal Carroll could not be seen by newspaper men but his nurse said he had been extremely nervous for several days and was unable to sit His affected by the news that he must proceed to declared that It means more to me than just taking Earl to prison it means taking him to Atlanta to Beyond and the statement that the action was she refused to Norman brother of the convicted said lie was at the news that the prison sentence most It Is a very sad Re My brother is in very bad shape He shows no interest in what Is going on about condition that any way requires his staying out of Sargent an On this grountl Sargent simul taneously ordered Carroll sent on to Atlanta and refused his application for an immediate There was nothing to warrant a favorable recommendation to President Cool See EARL CARROLL Page 4 Cy Caldwell left and Sidney veteran and the swift sea Jeanne In which they will systematically scour the coastal and inland wild of Newfoundland lor Nungesser and Backing the expedition is Daniel Americas most lavish patron of who clings to the belief that a clue to the fate of the French aces will reward the TOO TAKING FUGITIVES FROM DALLAS TO CALIFORNIA ARE STOPPED AT BROWNNOOD June tradicting earlier Fred Sim mons of Los held here on a kidnaping is neither a deputy sheriff nor is he connected with the By The Associated Press June 7 Admission of Germany into Rotary International was decided upon by the eighteenth annual convention of the organization at the first business session This brings the number of nations in the organiza tion to Among the speakers at the morn Ings In addition to the offi who read their were Donald Adams of New Connecticut Raymond Knoeppel of New and Edouard Willems of The afternoon was occupied by group meetings for the while the women went to Bruges on an The nights In cluded theatre a symphonic concert and a dance for the delegates and Arthur Sapp of was unanimously nominated president of Rotary no other candidate being Confirmation of his selection by ballot will take place Thursday Sapp was proposed by the Leeds England sheriffs office of Los a message from the California city the message de is an agent for the same Los Angeles bonding company as also held Compton and Harry Sprln the men whom Simmons and Shafer were taking back to Los An when the entire quartet was taken from aFrisco passenger train Tuesday morning by Brownwood of ficers atthe request of Dallas po were originally held on bonds of each in it is They were charged with grand lar ceny and After they were alleged to have jumped their bond It was raised to Dallas officers were in Brownwood tonight with warrants for the arrest of Shafer and Simmons charging A reward had been posted at Dallas for the arrest of the Shafer that he and Simmons had the right to take Compton and Springate to California to answer charges arrested in had waived ex but it is alleged that Coinpton was forcibly taken from Dallas Monday by Simmons and Prominent La Grange Resident Is Killed By The Associated Pross LA June Crushed beneath pounds of Kurt World War veteran and prominent La Grange citizen was Instantly killed Monday tternoon four mites north Of RAINS BOOST PROSPECTS III ARIB SECTOR Crops Along Texas Pa cific West To Loraine Are Greatly Benefited Beneficial rains visited drouthy portions of West Texas proving a boom to feed and cot ton and boosting the agricutural outlook of all the area below the The rain yesterday fell along the Texas Pacific railway tracks over much of the territory which received little or no rain Reports were but infor mation reaching here was that a good rain fell from Merkel as far west as and possibly fur The preclplation at Merkel was more than an At Sweetwater the fall was 114 inches with Inch Sunday raised the precipitation for the week to one and onehalf Loraine received a fair rain which will prove jtrf much The rain was heaviest south west and soutbeast of the News was Thompson of cipitations in these districts rang ed between one and two inches The fall south of Merkel was No Rise At Lake While the rain was west and southwest of little or no water was added to the supply of Lake water officials be lieved last The clouds ap peared lighter in that No report had been receivedfrom the lake early last Only a light fell in The rain yesterday was the sec ond received in this section of West Texas in two All of the area east and north of Abilene received a good rain Sun day but the fall was light along the Texas Pacific June ing a rainfall of M of an inch here Sunday evening another rain of which appeared to be general in fell here in half an hour this Appearances are that more rain will These are the first rains the northern half of Nolan county has had in several The county has an excellent stand of crops and with these two rains and indications that the drouth is prospects for a good agri cultural season are June 7 Terry county received a rain esti mated to be from onehalf to three fourths of an Monday It was unaccompanied by hail and breaks a drouth of several Sec WEATHER Page 4 HUTCHINSON COUNTY SHAKEUP FORECAST By The Associated Press June nor Moody today conferred with the county commissioners of Hutchin son in which is situated oil boom about pro posed filing of quo warrants pro ceedings against an the Adjutant General Robert Assistant Attorney General Galloway Cahoun and numerous Teias rangers were included In the Moody said no final action was but that attempted ouster of the Official looked By The Associated Press June Fortieth legislatures spe cial session adjourned sine die at oclock fol lowed by a declaration of Governor Moody that he will call another session partly to consider tlings this session failed to get In speeches to both the house and senate the governor ex pressed intention to recall the presumably this Prison civil service and highway legislation defeated at this session will be he indicated Both houses adopted free conferees agreement to strike out of the bill the claim of the Houston National Bank in i with the Bichmond DalPaso Cavern Highway Is Prize Name For DallasCarlsbad Route Jane Dal Paso Cavern Highway was the name chosen for a new road nmninr from Texas to and Harris of Anson was awarded the prize for raf gestinr the name adopted by the highway association which at Snyder today for per manent More than 100 di snd delegates were present to perfect the orranlta formed it Umesa last April and later were honor fnests at a luncheon given by local business men at the Manhattan This highway when com pleted will save a distance of approximately 102 run ning from Dallas through Fort thence straight westward to El Paso This routing was ehmen In the afterneen ses sion over ilifht which would have increased the length of the road 31 mOes by rooting It through Immediate construction be ginning at all points on the highway to The high way eommlMSiraers of New Mexico win meet with the com mission of Texas in a few days to rive complete designation of the Governor Dillon of New Mex ico has advised the Texas commissioners that he wul meet with the Texas highway at the state line with as food a road as that famished by the Lone Star State and poi elbly Majer divisional states that he will take over and maintain the road provided It be carried due west from The next meeting of the Dal Paso Cavern Highway associa tion will be in Seminole on July at which time all officers and directors will be Itftn trip thrown Carlsbad Declares Defeated Meas ures Are For Public Good In Farewell Speech To Solons By The Associated Press June Dan Moody late today put the legislature on notice that he will renew his at a later of the major subjects of his program de feated at this special In a farewell address to the the governor urbane and noted that special session ending to night did not do several things he wanted but that he was not finding any fault with He was presumed to be referring mainly to civil highway and prison all For Public Good I and still that the measures are for the public You can be assured that Im going to invite you back here some time and submit them I hope by that time that some of you who disagreed with me will have seen the merit I believe in No one can be blamed for dis That is a great American Moody did not saywhen he will call the but those claiming to have a good idea about say it probably will be about next Septem ber or The governor mildly chided what he termed a tendency in some quar ters to disapprove any turning from the ideas of the In some that is but in I not so This is a growing state and See FAREWELL SPEECH Page 4 Drunken Man Runs By The Associated Press June Lives of more than 300 people working about Fairport near were endangered late today when a liquor erased coast guardsman boarded a coast guard cutter here and opened fire with the high powered guns on The man was on shore leave and returned to duty ac cording to Sheriff Edward Rasmus When the shooting started men working In the harbor and guardsmen rushed toward the boat only to be greeted by a hail of bul After holding scores of people at bay and backing them the guardsman opened fire on the coast guard Sheriff Rasmusaen and a posse of deputies were called and rushed the guardsman as he turned his fire toward a succeeded in harbor They overpowering him and brought him to Jail here where he to held for federal author prison farm oil the 000 claim of the Austin Bank in connection with college construction propoied attorney tin in the Hoffman road suit of the House members had disputed validity of the claims for sev 71 items Questioned The house recessed at 6 until 8 to resume the fight over a claim of the American National to settle the Richmond prison farm oil mill and franchise tax all already agreed upon by the free conference Representative Jones of Waco and Petech of Fredericksburg questioned the All other appropriation bills were agreed upon throughout the day in adoption of scattered reports of con ference Of the aggregate only is chargeable to state funds of the two years be ginning September some coming out of present Counting out the money to be derived from spe cial only is to be drawn from the general revenue Well Within Revenue This amount will be well within the figured at around on a 35 cent ad valorem tax As finally the major biHi carrying these sums judiciary eleemosynary educational these four totalling Supplemental school aid carries and rural school emergency appropriation for salary raise before September and other Other big bills include the 000 mileage and per diem of legislators arid tornado aid for Rock Senate Not Busy The senates entire day was spend in Jockeying about and in the ex change of Lieutenant Governor Barry who virtual ly has announced he will not be a candidate for was pre sented with a diamond Shrine pin by Stuart of Fort Wortb making the presentation Former Senator Dean of author of the Dean said to be the most drastic antt liquor law ever made ft short introducing I hope youll treat him with mort respect than you do his Dean declared that the legisla ture has made a wonderful record for regardless of the fact that you didnt pass many I am we need fewer Floyd of Paris technically held the floor all day in a fight on the Junior college under au See LEGISLATURE Page Phillips Pleads Guilty To Stream Pollution CBy Associated PMM June of gnflt on a charge of stream pollution entered Monday toy the PbHUps troleum company In Shacfcelfoit WU1 state i fish and oyster kind in Texas and grew oat of oil and watte to go into tributary to tht Tucker nfe ;