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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas1 Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST TEXAS laturaay partly VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents SATURDAY JUNE NUMBER DIE AWAITS HERO i Texas Company Gas Properties Taken Over By Lone Star CELEBRATION FOR LINDBERGH WILL MAKE HISTORY Washington Set For Cele bration In Honor Of Lindbergh Nothing Like It Eyer Before BY DAMON BUNYON Universal Service Staff Cor respondent June As the sharp snoot of good ship bearing young Colonel Charles nears strangers in the city are having difficulty finding parking space for their weary We are loaded down to the gunTs with wayfarers from distant and the first spray of 14s homelands tri bute young ay waionly of the tfdal VAST AREA IS REFUNDED BY colone the forerunner wave that will engulf him to Nothing Like It Before By the time you read these lines Memphis ought to be about close enough to the docks at the Washington navy off mumble of the crowd of that will be waiting to tell him he is welcome You may note that I have en larged upon my estimate of of The buzz in the streets of Washington give me the impression that there will that many with the capital certainly contributing as many more from its Nothing1 Like It Before Any venerable resident of Wash ington will tell you that there hasnt been anything like it before in the history of the not in point of even in cluding the night all Washington suddenly went daffy and started out to celebrate the victory of the senators in the worlds Tnat was a wild as this a survivor of the pulling and hauling in the can but I anticipate some thing if not tomor row after the Memphis has safe ly and the young colonel is in the arms of the so to What with the mail and mes sages shoveled aboard the Mem phis and with the air above all aflutter with the drum of the motors of the advance guard of welcoming the young colonel must have some slight ink ling that he is although he is pretty at You remember he took letters of introduction with to France and his first remarks on alight ing from the Spirit of Louis was I am Charles as See CELEBRATION Page 4 Desperate Situation Report ed Near South Columbus In Kentucky The Associated Press NEW June hundred thousand acres have bee reflooded by the second rising pass ing down the Mississippi Hen ry Red Cross director o a disaster said here Baker said backwater was re ported entering second Planting in that sec tion was at a standstill hun dreds of acres which already ha been planted again are being covered Growing truck was reported be ing inundated in the vicinity o with some of the see supplied by the Bed Cross include in the new crop Water was rising in the neigh borhood of ant there was a possibility that it wouli go to a depth of six or seven inche but little of the planted acreage wa to be A ris also was reported at A situation was said to near South Ey because of the flood there and ar for food dis It that the sec tion would not have to be evacuated ByThe Associated Press June Livestock freight rates throughout Texas are to be subject to a general investiga on a date fb be named later to retermine the reasonableness of the existing the state rail road commission announced today The investigation is to be made on the commissions own motion and will be in conjunction with a similar general inquiry by the Interstate Commerce Commission into district Revision rate orders granted sev eral weeks ago on application of cat tle interests shipping to Fort Worth will be reopened to the extent of permitting the record in that case to available for reference and use in the new DE AUTREMONT BOYS TAKEN TO COLUMBUS By The Associated Press June and Roy De charged with he murder of a postal clerk and three rainmen in a mail robbery in Ore were lodged in the Franklin county jail here tonight to await xtradition to They were brought from Steuben where they were captured af ter a fouryear IN BUDGET SPEECH FORECASTS DIG SURPLDSAHD SUBSTANTIAL TAX REDUCTION BY JOHN LAMBERT Univresal Service Staff Correspondent June Coolidfe declared tonight in semiannual budget speech that the United States treasury will have an unprecedented surplus of in lit ample funds on the close of June He held out the rosy promise of a very substantial tax slash in the next session of estimating that the following treasury on which the cut wUl be wffl total But in his remarkable report of penditures at about their preesnt Uncle ams as measured by the government Presi dent Coolidge denounced the possi bility of government extravagances and pleaded with the public employes to continue the practice of economy with their commendable One thing is he Unless we succeed in holding ex hope of further tax reduction will be Deal Involves Systems In This Section Of Central West Price Not Disclosed All West Texas gas proper including1 the gas systems of Put Albany and Crystal Falls have been purchased from the Texas Company by the Lone Star Gas Partialconfirmation of the change in ownership was giv en out yesterday from the Fort Worth offices of the Texas With it came the statement that the Lone Star Company would increase the size of its lines and would ex tend to Sweetwater and proibaiiy fto Colorado and t Market Medium Although the properties have changed marketing of natural gas for fuel in Abilene and other towns by the West Texas Utilities Company will be according to Price general superintendent of The West Texas Utilities Com has agreed to Tassign ment by the Texas Company to the lione Star of its contract to furnish the utilities concern with gas to supply it was This arrangement will be bene ficial to I because the Lone Star Company is acquiring some additionalgas said The purchase while not an is understood to run well over seven The which gives the Lone Star gas pipe compressor stations and local distributor systems in ten West Texas was made because the Lone Star desires to ex pand its service in Central West while the Texas Company was willing to turn loose a depart ment which was strictly a t was Tax Commission Uialf by President reetel by his By The Associated Press June systematic Ian of studying the situation with view of recommending means of qualizing the tax burdens of the tate was adopted today by the tax urvey commission of 15 conomists and others headed by onner Governor Five subcommittees will be as gned to investigation of about 20 ubjects outlined by a central com littee of six appointed This action inaugurates actual ork of the appointed nder authority of a legislative reso ution to study the proposition of ivising the state tax system to orm to the growth of industry and tangible The commission adopted former tate Senator Hendersons reso ution assuring all interests affect d that the recommendations on hich revised tax legislation may be ased will be made impartially and quitably on facts MEXICAN GAMBLING HOUSES ARE CLOSED Americans In Berlin Are Banquet Hosts To Chamberlin And Levine Jammed With Employes Memorial Continental Hall was jammed to the doors as a president of the United States met fof the thirteenth time with government ranging from cabinet of Set BUDGET SPEECH Bv Thft Associated Press MEXICO June been closed by President The order is Intended main ly to clean up border it is stated sinca gambling places operate openly in only a few Interior Mother Seeking Holly Carlisle Do know Holly Carlisle His Sally came to AbJlene yesterday with her Amos in search of her whom she has not seen since he a little The couple live near Fredericksburg and a few By KNICKERBOCKER Universal Service Staff Corres pondent June in Germany added the final and most enthusiastic touch to the social activities of Chamberlin and Levine in Berlin when the two transAtlantic heroes were the guests of honor at the banquet of the American The premier attraction on the program was a Song dedicated to Chamberlin and Levine Berlins en jthusiasm for the flight having days ago received information lyrical Hclly Carlisle was working for an oil company at His mother is anxious to see the stepfather If any body knows where he or any information about please tell them to let us We will be at the Green Gate tourist camp west of town during Carlisle would be about thirty years old the stepfather His mother had supposed him dead until few dayi The which is being sung vo ciferously in the principal Was by Walter popu lar composer of It is entitled Chamberlin and and was translated into hasty Eng lish for the American dinner to Text Of Song The text in follows We Germans you a most phlsgmatical nation And yet at Tempelhof we almost died of expectation See CHAMBERLIN Page 4 Marrs Satisfied With School Bill June faction was expressed today by state supeintendent of public over the passage of the rural school aid which is now on the governors desk for his The old law placed no restrictions on the amount of salary to be paid teachers in rural nor the number of instructors that could be Marrs The new law remedies this situa tion by providing that the schedule of teachers salaries be fixed by the state board of and limit the number of instructors per rural school in accordance with the size of CONQUEROR OF AIR TODAY TO RECEIVE COMIENDATION OF HUNDRED IILL10N CITIZENS Cruiser Memphis Carrying Lindbergh To Steam Up Potomac Today And Dock At Washington Where Gigantic Reception Will Be Held ZEVELY DIES EAST N June James attorney for the Sinclair Consolidated Oil since died at his home here tonight of pernicious after a lingering By The Associated Press June at last in home Colonel Charles Lindbergh rested tonight aboard the Mem phis and on the morrow he will receive through President Coolidge the commendation of a hundred million of his fellow Americans for his epic solo flight across the The cruiser entered the Potomac river shortly before toniarht and dropped anchor off Piney where she was to remain here until 4 then resume the voyage to The youthful hero caught his first sight of land at the Virginia Capes late today as the sleek cruiser bearing Mm from Cherbourg completed recordbreaking warship run across the ocean which the young viking conquered from the air in a little more than sixteen Lindberghs first welcome was from the from aviators of the the navy and the marine who thundered their way out over the sea in almost every e of plane to cruiser through thp k Nearly hundred will the ship up again early tomorrow and escort her to the Washington navy where she is to dock at il Immediately the gangplank is Evangeline Lind mother of the will go aboard alone to be the first to welcome her Their meeting probably will be in the privacy of the sons state To Land At Noon At Lindbcrph will step ashore to be welcomed formally by the semiofficial reception commit tee and escorted to a White House automobile in which he will ride over the stretch of street made fam ous by the tread of victorious arm ies like the Apian Way of old At the end of the President Coolidge will await to deliver a brief woid of welcome and to Shy Little Woman Arrives From Detroit Home To Join In Welcome For Her Son CRvlTnivprs 1 RprvJrfi June in conspicious little woman stood timid ly on President Coolidges front steps late today and modestly waved a greeting to the crowd that swelled around Evangeline proud mother of the famous had just arrived in town to help the nation honor her boy in a great demonstration The two of them will be the presidents It was the simplest possible A White House went to Baltimore for She had de barked there from the train that brought her from her Detroit An hour and a half the big entirely drew up at the door of the Patterson place on Dupont Lindbergh got posed for and disappeared within the inviolate portals of the official That was the nearest the public or the press got to Colonel Lind berghs All efforts of a score of newspaper half of them to get a message to the distinguished asking for an An hour before she was due to arrive at Dupont the crowd began By a sizable crowd hung respectfully around the circle and on the corners near the Lindbergh finally arrived As she stood on the looking shyly she looked just the average American the acclaim of the crowd touched but one imagined she was rather glad to get it Once Inside the presidents Lindbergh was conducted to Coolidges living quarters on the third where the first mother greeted the first another White House limousine brought the president home from his days work at the executive Before Lindbergh was presented to Coolidge and chatted with him i By The Associated Tress June I wonder if I really deserve all was the remark of Colonel Charles Lindbergh to Vice Ad miral as he stood on the bridge of the Memphis this af ternoon and watched his escort of four United States destroyers swing into position to accompany him triumphantly on the last lap of his journey The destroyer escort was sight ed this afternoon some distance off the Virginia Capes and the four vessels swung into position soon Colonel hatless and with hair towsled by the wind stood on the bridge and watched the swift craft It is a great and wonderful sight and I wonder if I really de serve all he said at decorate him with the Distinguish ed Flying on the back of which is the simple Charles Number But before the chief executive has had his opportunity to clasp the hand of the man who set the world agog with his marvelous flying thousands upon thousands will have acclaimed Him as their will line Eighth Street South es from the navy yard to Penn sylvania Avenue and along that which winds down through the Capitol grounds and runs on nearly to the White In Sliadow of Monument The presidents presentation will be in the shadow of the towering stone pile which the nation erected to the father of his country and in the presence of probably the larg est and most colorful crowd that ever has assembled for any event in the national Colonel Lindbergh and his mother will be guests of and joolidge during their stay Tba flier will be In Washington approxi mately 45 hopping off from Boiling the armys ate Set UNDBUOB 4 ;