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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1927, Abilene, Texas Two Marshall Flogging Victims Disappear West Texas1 Own Newspaper NEW THE WEATHER WEST warmer In north Wednesday partly warmer in VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents TEXAS TUESDAY JUNE TWELVE NUMBER RAIN WORTH MILLIONS TO WEST TEXAS Monster Demonstration Welcomes Lindy To New York BUREAU TO PROTECT OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY FORMED Inspiring Session Held A Cisco Attendance Of Seventy Sets New Record BY MAX BENTLEY Staff Correspondent June wa something inspiring abont th quarterly meeting of the Wes Texas Chamber of Commerc board of directors here today the first assembling of the new the attendance of di rectors and others concerned with the operation of the West Texas Chamber set a new rec these representative professional men the moment of their arrival ted the most sublime confidence in the greatness and soundness of their respective in the face of what until the most serious drouth the West has known since the days of Bain Reports Bead And their state of mind was triumphantly vindicated when re ports of the big rains of last night and this morning were read to the assembly by Manager The Southwestern Bell Tele Company had compiled the imports for the special benefit of the directors and as Wade called out the list of West Texas towns where the drouth has been there was a continuous salvo of ap The assembly room of the Cisco Chamber of Commerce was jammed when President Haynie call ed the meeting to It got underway with the reading and adoption of departmental including and the report of Man ager In tip top shape the managers report showed the West Texas Chamber in tip top financial A deficit of brought over from 1925 has been ful ly liquidated in the past and the organization has net assets now of Every bill that is due has been and only is owing on the headquarters home at Wade estimated this years receipts at and expenses at The entire of ficial staff was the di rectors ratifying action taken dur ing the Wichita Palls convention in the reemployment of Homer Wade at a salary of per an TO JOIK STATE PROBE OF OUTRAGES Citizens Of Marshall Arous ed Over Incident Ran gers Sent To Scene By The Associated Press June While state and local law machinery was moving against the persons who flogged five persona here last excitement here was brought to a high pitch tonight by the disappearance of two of the Straps and his Richardson and his the latter the mother of were in serious condition from their Hester Lee A FLYING CROSS FOR THE NATIONS HERO Wade bland ly vetoed the salary daring he would put himself on a basis and accepting the addi See WEST TEXAS OF 4 member of the family has returned to where she is employed An investigation by federal au thorities has been promised by Randolph federal district attorney at to whom the matter Was referred by Judge Estes of appealed to by citizens have put oil the case by Adjutant General Robertson on the suggestion of Governor Dan Countc torney John Taylor has annov ac ed that he will ask a special session of the grand jury as soon as suf ficient information is in Citizens of Marshall have be come aroused over the Various church organizations have adopted resolutions of condemnation and leading business men have issued statements for urging officers to make a thorough in estigation into every possible angle of the By The Associated Press June exas rangers tonight were ordered ut on two to pro eed to Marshall to help conduct an investigation of recent floggings ear there and the others to Crane ounty where they will attempt to heck a possibly growing lawless Ituation in the oil Governor Dan Moody suggested a Adjutant General Robert on that the irangers be Private Joe Osaba left for Mar lall where he will aid another anger already stationed there and ocal officers in a probe of the of and Richardson and Richardsons Straps and Osborne tenant is out on bond in connection with the af WILDCAT TEST INCREASES GAS Callahan County Well Mak ing Cubic Feet Of Gas Daily The Empire Gas Fuel company Will Johnson wildcat test in southwestern Callahan 4 miles southeast of was mak ing between and cubic feet of wet gas largest gasser ever brought in in th section The well hit production Saturda at pay ye uncovered in Central West Texas When oil was struck a heavy gas flow The well was gass ing cubic feet Saturda night and this had increased to Sunday The New learned from a reliable Because of the heavy gas flow the possibility loomed last night that The drillers tools are lodged in the hole and the gas Photo by NEA Transmitted by telephoto An exclusive photograph While thousands looked on and President Coolidge Saturday pinned on Colonel Charles Lindberghs breast the distinguished flying cross at tho Washington Monument The at left cen is shown behind the row of microphones affixing the award to Lindberghs lapel at the Coolidge clapping her hands in Leigh world can be seen in the background behind and to the right of Lind Vast Throngs Turn Out To Honor Modest Youth Celebration Will Continue Today j Head Is Expelled By Chicago Board By The Associated Press June general superintendent of the Armour Grain was found guilty of dishonest conduct by the board of governors of the Chicago Board of Trade the verdict bearing a penalty of expulsion from the PRESIDENT AND PARTY LEAVE FOR SUMMER WHITE HOUSE II SOOTH DAKOTA BLACK HILLS By The Associated Press Jnne and Coolidge lleft tonight to spend the summer in the South Dakota Black They are scheduled to reach the state fame which has been placed at their Wednesday They wHl detrain at Rapid City and cover the last 32 miles of their Journey by Coolidge as he turned his eyes westward where he will establish a temporary White House at the far thest point Irom here ever selected by a president for a residence over an extended period of The state game lodge which will be the executives summer residence is far up in the Black hills Set PBESIPENI fail i BY MAX BENTLEY Staff Correspondent June of West Texas being ruined and getting hich included an office secret service news paper reporters and the president and Coolidge de parted at oclock from Wash ington on an eight car special Prospect of escape from the heat which is usually severe here In the interstate commerce commission has been Just There Is nothing to be worried about in the recent decision by the commission in the celebrated Southwestern rate case even though the common point rate upon which West Texas business has been has been knocked This statement was made before the quarterly meeting on the West Texas Chamber of Commerce board qf directors today by the organiza tions traffic manager who came all the way from San Antonio on crutches to bring the good one of the best trafficmen In the United has carefully analyzed the recent rate and he made the fol lowing statements to the Morning News Will Reduce West Texas Chamber of Commerce could have well afforded to spend for this very de when compare it with the examiners recommendations and the petitions of Port Worth and the other The chief effect of It will material reduction in West Texas and therefore in the See RATE DECISION 4 By The Associated Press June Charles Lindbergh and his mother were guests of honor tonight at a dinner and dance at Harbor the estate of Clarence pres ident of the Postal Telegraph The transAtlantic flier and his mother were received by Mackay and his John in Armor a large room in the front of the palatial Mackay filled with armor from all parts of the Mayor Walker and a group of socially prominent persons BY DAMON RUNYON By Universal Service NEW June of the sky in which he disap peared just a few short weeks he came back to us again the lone rider of the mysterious roads of the Back as he in a spidery little buggy of the something like the one he jockeyed across the Atlantic to his trysting spot with destiny in And this old town went mad The mumble of millions of voices rose in clamor at his re louder than the loudest winds or the waves The track he traveled through tha long night of his twas the mighty of the pinions of fame on which Lindy wings his way put into the It is possible tHat the well will be capped and used as a gasser until the pressure subsides enough to permit removal of the The gas is saturated with oil which leads to the belief that the well will be a good oil possibly ranging from 50 to 400 Vegetation one and onehalf miles from the well has been sprayed with it is Big Sensation The test is looked upon as the biggest sensation developed in this section since the Noodle Creek field came in last The John son test is in rank wildcat terri and the heavy gas flow and the presence of oil encourages the belief that an entirely new field of huge capabilities is The well is in the northeast quar ter of section 22 miles south of Are those young eyes that stare at the tall towers of the and the roaring about to shed tears Seel His throat is working as if he were trying swallow his face is Entitled to Tear let him let him xy is entitled to a few tears He las held in long heaven A million others are already because their emotions call or some sort of But Lindy didnt at least not so you could see the though brave men often cry He was undoubtedly close to it several and especially when he came to what you might call the water gate of the which Is the after moving through a wild demonstration of welcome on tht ABA jjkc found of distant the gathering roar of He looked half bewilder He The blue eyes fill ed up for a and the ex pression on the cameolike features was most Lindy ap parently took as firm a hold on his feelings as he maintained on the stick of the Spirit of Louis dur ing that epic flight to and the Lindy smile spread over his and presently lighted up the entire No Place to Cry that he was Colonel Charles Augus tus no and that this was no place for a colonel to he would hare plenty of com The Spirit of St the silent partner of the famous firm of SM UNDBtftGB 4 By The Associated Press June New York to Berlin Clarence Chamberlin and Charles Levine bent on securing a rest after a week of official greetings and entertainments in the German capi reached here this They came by the Bellanca plane Columbia having a disabled motor which is undergoing an overhauling at Tempelhofer On their way to BadenBaden the aviators were serenaded at Frank furt and Karlsruhe and on reaching here they were met by the burgo master and other officials and wel comed by a crowd of two or three thousand who had gathered at the railway They spent first quiet day since they landed on European sauntering1 lei surely around Germanys celebrated where except for the brief ceremony of greeting they were al most east of The well found a gas flow several months but this was choked off when the hole filled with The in spite of the heavy gas is not a full as they are Not until it is producing cubic feet does it come in this The is re garded as an unusually heavy pro ducer for this Activity at the Herndon well three miles south of has been halted until sixinch casing is This will be done within the next day or when drilling will be The well has not been drilled deeper since the oilbearing formation was scratched more than a week The News learned last The hole is feet The hole standing feet in oil last no The water found with the oil In the hole Saturday has been bailed The fluid in the hole now tests pure it was Entire Western Part of State From Dalhart To Del Rio Receives Wel come Rain Milliondollar rains fell over West Texas Sunday night and breaking drratht which loomed making a rosy outlook for The rain was and stuffs is possible in every reports to The Newi Every county frot Dalhart to Del Rio reodrtt moisture which ranged light showers to more The Hope Is Revived worst drouth the Plains country has Jii NOTED CHEMIST DIES By TJio Associated June Victor nationally known chemist and for 27 years connected with the University of died years was broken by the downpMJtb many of whom had Itiit viewed the future y Monday as they prepared to be gin the planting of possibility since the planting set on opened because of the The rainfall in Abilene yester day was lighter than hat recorded all other The downpour began earljr Monday morning and continued in ermittently through the ft teady drizzle yesterday afternoon adding While a good rain fell on Lake apparently the water level was raised but The territory adjacent to the reservoir was but the rain fell slowly and soaked into the good cotton water termed Heavy Fall on Plains The South which needed ain the received the heaviest reports Daw on where nearly all plant ng has been held up for lack of received two Sem and in the Lamesa got a Similar reported an Stan on from one to three and ahalf Lockney Slaton Midland Ploydada 2 to 3 Big Spring 1 The which began at Dalhart on the moved south ward through Ballinger and San Angelo west to and north along the Wichita Valley railway to Wichita The precipitation apparently was lighter to the east of All points in Jones county reported good Although this area re ceived rains a week it fflU quickly and most of the water ed off into The fall aft WEATHER Page 4 mayor in the historic Kurhaus and Count Von former Ger man ambassador at Washington fe icitated them The Kur haus band searched In vain for the musical score of the Gem of the then struck up he Blue considered the best The fliers will return to Berlin on Wednesday and on Thursday will iy to Bremen to meet their wives and a party of friends from New OF FOUR DOOMED AWAY IN IARING EFFORT AT ILLINOIS PRBOI By The Associated Press Jnne three jail guards and naping Sheriff Albert four of the six convicts condemned to death for killing Peter a depnty warden at the new Statw villc May 1925 their original were turned bads in fheir third attempt by a shower of bullets from police and Jail The armed with a a shotgun and a taken from the jail arms never had an op portunity to use Reaching the outer gate of the jail with the a pistol pressed against his driving his own Into which he had been an ambush by guards hiding outside the caused the death of 000 his life already died after bullets fired from the vtrj scaffold waiting to take his life and a window of residency fatally wounded One Makes Escape As in each of the other one man gained this time Charles See NUfON I ;