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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING THEWEATHEfl VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents THURSDAY JUNE OFFERED FOR RETURN FLICHT DeAutremont Long Sought Caught SPECIAL SESSION A FAILURE DECLARES GOVERNOR IS TO FULFILL Lamentably Little Done By He States In Announcing Plans For New Session By The Associated Press June Governor Dan Moody late to day declared the special legis lative session ending Tuesday session was a and that he will call another session to ask the legislature to carry out the party He specified no but be lief here is that it will be in the fall after the people have acted on proposed constitution al Lamentably little Done In a statement amplifying some his Tuesday farewell ad drejfto the Jjouse and emor Moody said in all and V It is my duty to be candid with the people whose trust I quite a was accomplished at the regular but lamentably little at the speical session called with high hope that so much might be He elaborated upon the Demo cratic party platiorm advocacy of civil service and prison all of which were de feated at the special Cant Ignore Pledges l In it was a negative ses the governor More was killed or was permitted to die than was This was not so at the regular session of the fortieth legis Party pledges are not pledges to be ignored lightly either by the executive or legislative branches oi the Certainly I could do no less than strive for those policies to which my party pledged and I could do no less than submit them to the legislature for Mindful of my partys I shall continue to resub mit them as long as I am in tuc executive office and to advocate tnem thereafter with the hope of their passage as Passed Opportunity The legislature in called session had the opportunity to do and while it achieved some it v failed to take advantage of the op i portunity to carry out a construc A tive party Essential ap were but asids irom no major constructive measures whatever were adopted to fulfill the pledges of the Democratic Doubtless the people will recall that the party platformadopted at the last state Democratic conven tion advocated prison reform and economical administration of prison endorsing the constitutional amendment submitted to the voters as best serving to insure reform and economy in the penitentiary Although the people adopted the constitutional amendment In re sponse to the partys legislation seeking to vitalfcx the amendment was submitted and fail virtually nullifying what the peo ple voted to Failed to Aid Roads In similar clear and unmistak able language the party platform pledged laws looking toward estab lishment of a correlated system of state highways that should be effi ciently It was the in tent of the platform with respect to highways to obtain and to insure a continuity of highway construction ssjftiiat would embrace for the future Wan uninterrupted system of connect Jf ed roadways entirely across the state and to that end legislation of this nature was submitted and One of the major measures thus demanded as part of the party plat form was civil In language which said that we believe greater efficiency in the administration of the government would be Insured through the enactment of a classi fied civil party luued what was in effect a mandate upon its representatives that cmi terv Ice be and to that end legislation of tnis naturt wu initted and IS REAIYFOR ORKAL OF BEING SHOWERED AO WITH HONOR Memphis Due At Virginia Capes Friday And Will Proceed To Washington Diplomat Gives Way To Playful Boy Abilenians Offered Re duced Rates For Messages Of Con gratulation To Lindy More honors for Lindy Messages of congratulation to Americas flying hero will be receiTecl any time between now and FjMay nfeht by the West ern Union ana Postaltelegraph c companies at 60 per cent off the regular For 54 cents you can tell in 50 what you think about his and invite him to come down and pay us a The regular nightletter rate from Abilene to Washington is 90 Every Postal and Western Union office in the land is an nouncing this It is the first time that these enterprising and but tele graph companies have cut the rate on anything and it is the first time hi American history that a citizen has been honored in such Undoubtedly Lindbergh will appreciate the but it will take him the rest of his life to acknowledge the mes He will receive several hundred They will be delivered to him Saturday in Washington on receiving blanks appropriately If yon are doubtful about how to say Western Union and Postal have 30 specimen mes They like this Glad youre When you fly out this way drop in and see Were for yon a hundred mil lion Welcome Tor superb high in tensity of purpose and pro found common yon are America greets There Is not an American who doesnt feel an personal pride in your glorious The flight was the reception but we are proudest of your modesty and eternal sense of the fitness of kings and poten tates The American people want to greet their Welcome With willing heart America greets her Knight of the Air and Ambassador of Frank Rainwater was the first Abilenian to ffle his Welcome Others who have filed are Don Mac Mer Win Charles Pof BUI Roger Billy Miss Mabel Mil Woman Envoy Of Reds To Mexico Is Enroute Home proceed to Washington BY WILLIAM HILLMAN By Universal Service ABOARD CRUISER June Charles Lind bergh fa less thjin 900 miles from American soil at midnight The Memphis cruising the great is just 895 miles off Cape Henry at that according to the estimate of navigator LovenbaL The cruiser is making twentytwo and a half The in the gulf stream a drop of 18 degrees in the temperature between this morn ing and the late where the Labrador current and the gulf stream The Memphis will be met Friday at 1 by a division of six de which will escort the cruiser to the capes and up Chesapeake Bay until after which the Mem phis will Ready For Ordeal Lindbergh is ready for his trying ordeal in the United The serious diplomat of the Euro pean triumph has given way to the playful At 6L oclock this Lind bergh awakened build er of the tapping on the When Ma honey arose to answer the Lindy ducked back to This lit tle stunt was repeated several Asked to pose with the ships kan garoo Lindbergh grinned and said What do you want me to do Bite Hundreds of radio messages con tinue to pour offering Americas asking him to receive invitations to and visits to Before break fast Lindy had received 88 President Coolidge will not be kept waiting lor the arrival of Colonel The Memphis will ar rive at Cape Henry at 6 Fri day perhaps We are making 22 knots an and are bringing Colonel Lindbergh home as we said Captain After break fast Lindbergh experimented with a and said that he might nave used such an Instru ment on his flight if he had known Luncheon was served in the war rant oiiicers mess and Lindbergh drew a from a hat to select which mess he would honor tomor Dinner tonight was served In By Associated June Alex ander soviet minister to arrived here yesterday on the steamer Rio Panuco enroute to As on her previous visit to she was not allowed to She refused to be but In conversation with parties aboard the she denied she had been recalled at the request of President decaring she had been called home to present It of her wort In the petty officers June ing like a giant snowball on a down plans for the national Lindbergh Day celebration on today reached proportions surpassing in pomp and gran deur any ceremony ever held in the nations No preparations xor a presidential inauguration were ever made with such infinite No such trou ble was ever taken to hail a visi ting sovereign from No such crowds as will the young transAtlantic flier ever cheered returning Arrangements have already gone so far beyond the original concep tion of the committee in charge that it has become a fight to keep the reception the bounds of The committee is literally buried under an avalanche of in vitations to Colonel Lindbergh and suggestions to extend the scope of the The enthusiasm of Washington to do homage to Lindbergh has no Nothing exactly like it was ever exhibited June Charles Lindbergh has refused to become the beneficiary of a 000 national trust which would provide an income for him and his mother during their Secretary of War Davis announced The proposal was taken up with Lindbergh by cable and he replied with but stated that he could not accept the By The Associated Press June Pride of San sister ship to Colonel Charles Lindberghs Spirit of arrived here at 6 oh its way to Washington to greet Colonel The big plane reported no trouble on the hop will leave tomorrow it Both Admit Identity Sought Throughout World For Oregon Hold Up And Murder By The Associated Press June and Roy De Au wanted in Oregon for the killing of a postal clerk and three trainmen in a passenger train holdup f oar years ago were arrested here today by federal agents and local The twin brothers for whom a worldwide search has been conducted were working a steel mill Both admitted their identity when confronted by officers and were taken to the local where they were heldin custodyof a federal of Dynamited Train The youths said they had been working in the Wheeling Steel Corporation mill here since January The brothers are accused of dyna miting a passenger train in a mail holdup at in 1923 About the time of the arrest oJ Hugh De the third member of the who was cap tured in the Philippines some time federal agents received a tip that Ray and Roy were in hiding in Eastern The men were located a short time ago and had been under surveillance by United States de partment of justice They were working in the steel mills under the names of Elmer and Clarence This afternoon a department of justice operative with Chief of Police Cunningham and two city detectives arrested Roy as he came from work in the He was taken imme diately to the city jail for question The officers returned to a room ing house in the foreign where the brothers had been One of the detectives knocked at the door and when Ray appeared told him that his brother had been injured at the Ray rushed out to an which he had been told was waiting to take him to the and was covered by the guns of the waiting Two guns were found in the house belonging to the United States Commissioner Bork owski arrived here The De Autremonts will be held until to officers when they will either be arraigned before Com missioner Borkowski or removed to Hugh the third was captured recently in the More than in rewards was out for the capture of the brothers and police have conducted a world wide search since the By The Associated Press June Selection of a jury in the trial of Hugh De Autremont brother of Ray and arrested in charged with first degree growing out of the holdup of a Southern Pacific train See DE AUTREMONTS Page 4 TAX RATE TO BE 57 CENTS Less Than Previous Based On Appropriations By Legislature By The Associated June made by the special session of the legislature closing Tuesday night wil require a total ad valorem tax of only 57 cents for the two years be ginning September or one cent less than the total rateof the pre vious Governor Dan was Informed late today bj Senator chairman of the senate finance Making a careful analysis of the appropriations and the state tas senator Wood estimatee that a tax rate of 30 cents will care of the first years appropriations and 27 cents of the This does not consider the fac that Governor Moody might veto SQtTfh Of ItjfiBi now before him in several Tas rate the first of the recent Fergu son administration was 35 cents the first year and 23 cents the second making 58 in Of the aggregate appro priations voted for the next two only about will come out ol the general revenui remainder is from special funds produced by the game commission prison and like Decrease Unexpected Apprehension raised at the first part of the special session that the ad valorem right might have to go the constitutional limit of 35 cents a year on Now that we have agreed on appropriations that can be pro vided with the lower I regard the special session as a distinct success in money Senator Wood Chairman Claude Teer of the house appropriations committee echoed the Pressed on all sides by unprece dented requests for Teers committee first presented to the house a tentative total of about Figure Pared Down These were pared down in com mittee before a house vote to a fig ure that could be supported by a 35 cent tax rate aid later by di rect house action and free confer ence adjustments with the to the figures resulting in the low ered tax The senate also receded from its first figures in many Approval of the final result of the special sessions appropriation work was expressed at the gover nors Woods statement the governor was the first definite official estimate of the effect of the finally approved money The automobile tax board will meet July 15 to go over the figures and set the tax Administration Of Rotary Is Reyised By Associated Press June fifths of the clubs of Rotary International are represented by delegates at the international conference now in progress Today the conference put through most of the resolutions program with little generally ac cepting the committees report as presented by William Manler f Rotary adminis tration was revised vi4th a view to greater flexibility by the adoption of resolution whichis regarded as one of the most important pro posals of the Chamber Of Commerce Launches Movement To Have Abilene Placed On New Air Passenger Line Route Offer Chamberlin New Flight Prize HEARST William Randolph Amerl can newspaper who be lieves a return flight by Hn fn the monoplane Co lumbia and the story of the voyage is worth HAY TRY HOP TO NEW YORK Distinguished Gu enther Men tioned As Flight Pilot By Universal Service June reliable sources it learned that Heir one Germanys reatest is already con sidering financing a nonstop flight from Berlin to New York this It is reported that his selected candidate as pilot Is Guenther the celebrated ace who won distinction by escaping from TsingTac in a which sub sequently burned up in The ace escaped in the disguise he had donned to smuggled him self into went from Sweden to Russia and thence to where he became one of the greatest flyers in the pursuit Plueschov piloted the leading ma chine of the which es corted Chamberlin and Levine to Berlin from Kottbus He is now the flying correspondent of a Berlin Britain Blamed For Assassination Of Soviet Envoy By The Associated Press June Assassina tion of the soviet minister in Voikoff is regarded here as creating a dangerous situation be tween soviet Russia and Developments are being watched with anxiety It does not create the Daily News that as Mos cow Russian opinion sees the lidden hand of Great Britain be hind the assassins It will not be surprising if Moscow mentally holds British statesmen directly re sponsible fo the Nonsensi cal as such accusations appear to intelligent neverthe ess have to be reckoned with seri ously in the devils game of inter national Efforts to have Abilene designat ed as an intermediate stopping place on the Los AngelesFort Worth aerial passenger lines to be in augurated July 15 by the Aero Cor poration of California were begun telegram putting forth Abilenes claims was dispatched late Wed nesday afternoon by Cars of the Abilene ber of It te that a representative of the Chamber of Commerce will be sent to Los An geles to push the The route to be followed by the passenger ships has not been an except that it will be by El A difpatch last night from Los Angeles advtoed that offlicals of the Aero Corporation had stated Wichita Falls will not tot an inter See NEW BOTJTI fftn 4 Georgia Doctor Is Acquitted Of Peonage Charge By Aswclattfl June prominent farmer of Ogethorpe charg ed with was found not guilty by ft federal court jury here early The CAM went to the Jury CHAMBERLill AND LEVINE ARE GBESTS OF VON HINIENBURG American Fliers Undecided Over Rich Offer Of Newspaper Publisher Recep Banquets Planned and when the two Americans they broke through ap the lines and held up the ambassadors in which Chamberlin and Le vine were for several min Both the men were given a great Two reichswehr steel snapped to attention and saluted who smiled and acknowledged the Levine looked straight apparently embarassed by the great The German with Sec retary waited for their honored guests Just inside the pal ace Ambassador Schurman introduced Chamberiin and and Von Hindenburg greeted them most paying high tribute to their great achievement of fly ing from America to Germany with out a Informally Attired The Americans wore Informal at Chamberlin had donned plus fours and a flying jacket Levine wore a business in which he had flown across the presented Cham berlia and Levine with his auto graphed Each photo graph was in a silver Chamberlin and Levine want to tour they told newspaper men at the American be fore they left to meet the presi I am Interested in commercial said and I wish to study it in continental Eu I would lifce to visit Rome and 1 as a matter of promised to go to Both Feel Strata Both fliers admitted that they elt the strain of As dawn a huge crowd gathered In front of the for a tight of the Ameri The lack of clothei somewhat per AYUTOM BY OTTO HAFER Universal Service Staff Correspondent June and upon their srw rival in Berlin yesterday were offered by William Randolph American newspaper as a prize for a nonstop flight from Berlin back to New eluding an exclusive account of both The offer was made at the American embassy in in the presence of Counselor Poole of the American I would like to fly back to said while Chamberlin said Our plans regarding this are itill June Chamberlin revealed that the plane Columbia actually was lost somewhere in Eu rope on the last lap of the flight from New York to The American airman told his story to President Von Hin who received Chamberlin and Charles his in We npt get to M canW to Europe somewhere to the south of across the English channel Are Lost In Storm Over the we ran into another heavy the second which we had encountered since leaving New Trying to dodge it by zigzagging and we lost our Towards We saw a large city and went down to within fif een feet of the It happened to be but we thought it was This mistake caused us to fly considerably to the south we missed Berlin and finally landed at We had two but both went out Once we ost our orientation and it was im possible to pick up our One compass went out of order over the ocean the other when we were over we were without any compass at and the skies were too hazy for us to find Jae Chamberlin and Levine were re eived by the president of Ger many at the presidential Crowds Surround Car At the entrance to the a crowd of thousands had Convicted Man Pale And Weak Wife Bitter A gainst Officials And Fears He Will Die By Universal Service June are sending my husband to an agonizing sobbed Earl pretty young French wife of the noted New York theatrical producer as her feeble and apparently broken in mind and was taken to the Atlanta federal prison to begin serv ing a sentence of one year and one after his conviction of perjury In New in connection with the bathtub nearly a year Prone on a pasty emaciated to the appearance of a living who arrived early this morning from where he has been ill two was placed in an ambulance and taken to the Arriving here Carroll feebly greeted Warden Snook and was at once put tobed in a private room of the prison Given Prison Number Tonight Carroll is Carroll no but convict He was not allowed credit on his term for the two months spent in ville Carroll made the trip from Green ville in a Pullman drawing under guard of Charles physician and Henry deputy United States marshal of New starting from Greenville after mid night and arriving in Atlanta at this I cant see why the government should insist on sentUng him to his the Bnest doctorsrmen true and of the highest repute have said Earl him in prison may mean his said as her eyes filled with tears she tried bravely to keep I would rather they had taken a gun and shot him dead than to place him in kill little by it doesnt seem ate repeats over and Hes ill desperately Th famous Broadway theatrical ing perjury In denying before New York grand the held on Xtw year Carroll m army aviator diutnt the Wortd Wttr served In M met the im ttannit ;