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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Owr Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WlftT day fltnwalfy continued VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents SATURDAY JUNE TWELVE NUMBER OODY CUTS AND SIGNS MONEY BILLS Ultimatum Against Masked Floggers Is Hurled By State HERNDON WELL SWABBING 40 f0 60 BARRELS DALY f Possibilities Of Well Near Anson Not Yet De termined Test Is In complete Swabbing two and onehalf barrels every the CampbeUWfcite Eagle 1 three miles south of Anson shows every indica tion of being a 40 to 60barrel it was stated here last night by a representative of the White Eagle Oil Re fining Sixinch casing was run IB the well Thursday night at 11 oclock the crew started swabbing alid nine hours later120 barrels of high gravity oil had been The MornmgK News was in At 8 oclock yesterday morning the swabbing was suspended to allow the oil to accumulate in the N A reliable report early yesterday after Nnoon was that oil had risen 650 feet in the Early yester day afternoon swabbing was re newed and the average was two and onehalf barrels an potential possibilities of the well still are a matter of The oilbearing picked up at 2498 has not been given a thorough testing and the operators are not certain that the well will continue as a commercial as the formation has been penetrated two feet and a strong flow of gas was encountered when the pay was the out look is bright for an entirely new field in central Jones pro vided the formation is thick oil men declared last Three Miles From Anson The well is three miles south of less than a mile east of the highway leading from Anson to Abi The closest producers to it are the Noodle Creels some twenty miles to the and Stebbms near in east ern Jones struck in the hole two Oil weeks a white has the crew to complete arrangements to give showing a thorough to a neighboring town Thecrew began running inch casing several days ago and in place to care for the Geologists Differ VICTIMS OF MARSH ALL FLOGGERS WRATH and who were flogged by four masked men west of Marshall last Wednesday and their four Henry Lou Tommy and Sam and Richardson are now att the of Bechtold guarded by neigfibors to prevent attempts to force them to leave the The six two roosters and a fiddle compose the entire belongings of the A movement is being started to furnish aid to them NEGRO SLAYER OF COLORADO BOY GUARDED Feeling Subsides And Young Killer Is Removed To Nearby Town virtually all feeling is believed to have Zack ne wees held in connection with the The test was shut down to permit death yesterday of been for Whippin Cant Break Spirit Of East Texas ChickenWagon Man June wagon de scribes the Richardson who last night during the were at home in the little tenant house on a farm of a few miles west of the house in which they were flogged last Wednesday in spite of the fifty years that have wrinkled his face and the welts that have made green spots on his still has a spring in his He is not defeated There is usually a smile around his eyes and his mouth is the type that lets his chin come close to the snqwywhite Chappell is being held on a men o io Thursday put two 250barrel tanks charge of assault with intent to neTa Ac o TneiiH nf As a result of Currants the charge will be See HERNDON TEST Page 4 Geologists differ as to the formachanged to George Ma tion encountered in the Some county said hold that IMS merely an edge well Currant died Thursday of gun that future developments have shot wounds alleged to have been inflicted Sunday night by Chappel in an altercation between three white and threfe negro Tension Is Relieved Pear of mob violence was aroused this but this is believed to have quieted down and Sheriff Gregory apparently has the situa tion well in Feeling was NEGRO SLATER Page 4 i Texas Editors Have Feast In Juarez By The Associated Press EL June big barbecue in Juarez followed by a dance on the American side of the Rio Grande featured the convention ot the Press Association to The international bridge was kept open until for the convenience of At the closing sessions Saturday officers wfa be elected and the place fixed for the next Tex arkana and Wichita Falls are the The feature of todays business session was the address of Con gressman Tom of Martin in which he made bitter attack on secret He said tha The Cash Rings cheerfully for the busi ness men of AoUene who have found that their Classified Ads under Specials at the Stores to this newspaper DO mean new YOU toocan your services profitably through the Classified Ads our trained Ad Takers will glodly assist In preparing resultful Build Business the Classified The Paper With the Want Ads Telephone confirmed in executive session so that the people do not know to wha they are being Flag Pole Sitting Marathon Newest Craze In Nation By Universal Service Another kind of marathon has bobbed up in pole Alvin at his lofty perch on the flag pole the Francis where he proclaims him self the worlds champion in his particular today was challenged by a Pole from a German from Eliza and an unidentified For the last ten days and nights Kelly has occupied his pres ent high fed by his adoring who hoists food to him via the basket And ten days being what they Kelly is not inclined to have any upstart steal his crown So today he hurled de fiance fc defiance at the the Pole from sent Kelly word that he himself was the world champion flag pole havingv won the title recently in Paris after 21 days of continuous sit if I had if I had not come across the Red he The thing about the whole affair that I hate worst is that I begged my wife to come to Texas with She aint and this about kill whippin will just But with the regret that he it is evident that his courage is slowly coming back to He repeatedly says that he will remain here until the whole matter is set I dont know anybody in these parts and they have the advantage over I aint never seen any of you fellows before and you all dont know I aint got nobody around here except these children and my big boy who they run Richardson ARMY TO TRY FLIGHT OVER PACIFIC SOON Giant Fokker Plane Now A San Antonio Being Given Severe Tests By Universal Service SAN June 1 A nonstop flight to Hawaii is the armys next The flight will be charge of First Lieutenant Lester who landed at Kelly Field late this afternoon in the huge trimotored Fokker monoplane the army has All State Forces To Be Used In Punishing Guil ty Ones Declares Gov ernor By Universal Service June The state will spare no effort to to justice the masked metf who brutally whipped HERO W AIR Real Welcome Home For Lindbergh Set For To day And Sunday By Associated Press June Silver trailed by a workworn biplane of the Unit ed States air mail hummed suddenly out of the deep haze over Louis field at oclock this afternoon and five min utes later Colonel Charles Lindbergh was Of all the planes up to meet the worldaeclaimed only that piloted by a buddy ofthe air mail service from which the young his tory maker Is on leave was able to Every resource of the state will be if to apprehend and punish persons of prepetrating such This was the ultimatum hurled today at the feet of the flogging fraternityby Gover nor Dan Moody as a pros between the flying field and It was flown by Philip and carried an Asso ciated Press correspondent as a N Thousands Cheer Hundreds of thousands of grouped on river ed Lucky Slim to an echo perhaps over the teiwntown and resi dence cavorting to sweeps and swirls of sheer Joy at being again over fife owtt home But it remained for Love to be the first to greet the intrepid king of the air and guide him to Lam Louis where rain drenched men and including the world famed young fliers moth er Evangeline Lodge and Dwight Davis of sec retary of waited to greet The which might well have numbered was held to the comparative handfull by strict in unctlon of the arrangements com mittee to keep away from the flying Celebration Saved inaudible to him as for 20 minutes ecutor in sent six men to i he maneuvered his Spirit of st the penitentiary in i with the flogging of Bur a at Outrage Must Cease We now have three state rangers at Marshall assisting local authori ties in an investigation into these the governor More will be sent if We are determined that floggings in Texas must and to that end every resource of the state will be put into Nothing will be left The attorney generals department also stands ready to lend all pos sible aid in the investigation now under way in Attorney General Claude Pollard declared to So we have not received any request for the attorney general but the department stands ready to give any aid neces sary to bring the guilty to From what I know of these East Texas I feel how that they are able to handle the By Universal Service June ing their cut and bruised backs be fore the special county grand Straps and Richardson today told how four masked men entered their stripped them to their waist and lashed them with a knotted They also told how their tenant were knpckd down with sixshooters and whipped until they faulted from the pain of the the Lieutenant Maitlands flight com a wagon JUDGE REED DIES June James father of United States Steel died afr of the organizers of the United States Cteel died at his home here 73 yearc with only six or eight chick is not even though he has been whipped and buffeted from one place to He says that there is a time coming when he can tell everything without being afraid of I dont know all of these men who come out he often When he talks about them his eyes seem inyoluntarily to turn toward his wife and the smile comes in his eyes and the chiri moves up into the There is a volume in that The spark of satisfaction that is gaining glow at the promise of another Something of the wistful gaze developed by many years going down the road wondering what is around the It seems to show just lit BICBABMOKY ffftft Tadeush said to have been commissioned by the Polish sasinate three of the highest Uk rainian have been execut ed tt installment who is checking the maze of instru ments on the flightto Crissy Field Immediately upon its arrival at Kelly the big plane was plac edunder guard and not even Kelly fliers were permitted to peek into the Too much valuable baggage in explained Lieutenant Malt The plane will probably leave to moryow for Los according to the operations Lieutenant Maitland left Hat Box at this morning for where they landed at for The 300mile hop from Dallas to San Antonio was made in a little more than three the plane landing at Kelly Field at Fokker behaved well on the Maitland and when See ARMfc FLIGHT Paje 4 I TwoPolish Spies Are Put To Death By The Associated Press June alleged Polish Andrew and stood to have served upon the The Jury recessed at 5 oclock without making a report and will reconvene tomorrow morning when Straps and Richardson will probably be called before Four In Jail Cain weal thy his Otto Tom Weems and arrested in connection with the flog See FLOGGINGS Page 4 Open Negotiations With French Upon AntiWar Treaty By Universal Service RAPID June1 Deftaite negotiations between United States and France in hope of effecting a treaty that wall forever outlaw the possibility of war between the two great republics have been begun with the approval of President it became known here While the details of the negotia tions are it is understood that Secretary of State Kellogg has officially notified the French gov ernment of Americas readiness to mould an antiwar The proposal to effect a union o peace first came in a statement matde by Since that time the Coolidge administration an officia notice of unreserved approval o Briands President haft left to Secretary Kellogg the working ou Of Sum Of Deduct Appropriation Bills Others To Be Decided By The Associated Press June Gover nor Dan Moody late today ap proved the judi eleemosynary and emer gency appropriation bills after slashing an aggregate of 260 from the grand of in the bills as final ly passed by the recent session of the The governor has yet to pass finally upon the departmental and miscellaneous claims and accounts Educational BUI Cut The educational withstood Wtt under the nors blue which Wspicfc out many new need fojMtfhiclv ic said can not be more than spec ulative at The nonsal Louis public acclaim for the who has spread its fame be than a month since he hopped here York for his epochal solo flight to was saved for tomorrow and when all the honors that a grateful city and state can bestow See LINDBERGH Page 4 Again Is Delayed By Bad Weather fBv The Associated Press NEW June Unfavorable weather caused Richard Byrd to postpone his transAt lantic flight afc least until Sunday That was the first moment he believed conditions could possibly be sufficiently improved to permit a hop With Charles Lindberghs New York reception completed the lasfr obstacle besides the weather has When Lindbergh made his flight to France Byid that he would not take off until Lindbergh got back and later said he wouW not start until the first flush of the Lindbergh welcome was from other funds approved in the various or from local he A total of was pared from the eleemosynary institutions bill carrying as passed by the was eliminat ed from the emergency while the judiciary bill suffered a loss of only amounts of most of its items being Big Schools Hard Hit In the educational tne cuts fell heaviest on Texas Col Texas Technological Collega of Lubbock and the University of Sixty four thousand dol lars was carved from the budget of College and for fowl brood inspection in its ex periment station The Uni versity of Texas budget was reduced and the item for ft laboratory of physical theory was eliminated from its Galveston medi cal branchs budgetr Cuts in tha Tech College budget totaled falling entirely on proposed new instructors and with exception of the lectures and entertainment also eliminat The state juvenile training school at Gatesville was the heaviest loser in the eleemosynary with total cuts of of which was for one of two new A total of was sliced from the Austin State School for ieeble mina including for a new of fice Furniture and office equipment constituted the main elimina tions in the judiciary and emergency Twenty nine thousand five hundred dollars came from the Tex as University medical Gal for furniture and a new nurses in the latter Twenty thousand dollars See BILLS SIGNED tge 4 Fund For Christian College Still Is Short As But One Of Five Committees Reports Contributions Only one of trie five committees raise the remainder of pledg ed to Abilene Christian College had reported last night and as a re sult the fund still short of the The one committee which report added to the If similar totals are reported by the other com mittees the fund less than The total subscription to the fund last night was chairman of the declared last night that the drive be con tinued until the full amount has been there will be no He added that it has been Impowlbte for tin to see all the persons on their lists this was done the full amount would be The gravity of this situation hftfl never been realized by many people of said I have heard some say that they did not believe there was ever any dan ger of the college leaving even if Abilene failed to subscriba its promised They seem to think the college authorities accept or j Collere Expeetf Fond idea is The eottafi asked of Jllirt amount was It te ing that fund and has a riftl m C ;