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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WftT probably local portion wtrmtr in nortH VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents WEDNESDAY JUNE TWELVE NUMBER 40 ESCAPE FROM TEXAS PRISON FARM n Preparations For Sixteen Ocean Flights Are Under Way UNITED STATES TO REJECT DISARMAMENT PROPOSAL To Take Firm Stand And Other Conferees VAre Equally Sure Of Their Plans The Associated Press June will the United be forced into building small sized cruisers unsuitable for the needs of her national de it is is the answer which the Ameri can delegates will make to the British proposal at the tripar tite naval conference for the eventual abolition of the ton cruisers authorized by the Washington One Must Down The close of the second day of the conference has permitted the ex perts to their earlier judg ment that the three so divergewtr to be utterly ii reconcilable and are certain a treaty jmpossi bla unless recedes from his original Admiral In a statement to Associated Press in which he explained the purport of the Japanese threw an entirely new light on some of and justified the belief of the American delega tion that an agreement would be more possible on a basis of the Japanese plan than the Saito made it clear that in Ameri cas future cruiser building pro gram she under the Japa nese scrap some of the numerous American destroyers and put thetonnage thus saved into Could Meet Requirements As any low limitation scheme would undoubtedly involve the scrapping of American destroyers because of their superior the head of the Japanese delega tion declared that by the transfer of destroyer tonnage American cruiser power couid be brought up to meet any American require wanted to keep her existing or contracted for strength in numbering 32 with a total tonnage of It is evident that on these figures the United would be obliged to possess eventu ally some thirty high powered cruisers of tons each if it Desired to keep the parity of 553 which fixed at theWashington conference for No Limit On Subs The admiral admitted the Japa nese plan allowed the construction of small submarines without but contended these were purely for the defense of Japans extensive island coast Even naval experts are having difficulty in their efforts to under See DISARMAMENT Page 4 i Under Death Bond By The Associated Press June Alfred manager of the Prede and Stolz ranch Lex is at liberty on bonds of on a murder charge in con nection with the slaying of Oscar a tenant on the last Friday Bond iri the case was set last Werneke was shot in the head a shotgun he drove to the of Boyd In a The Jwischarge tore the top of his head entirely Boyd was arrested late June At lanta Constitution says that Bobby Jones will defend his British open rolf title at Andrews next month provided lie can complete tot neces PAVING WORK IS TO START WTHIKWEEK Construction To Be In Full Blast In 20 Days De clares Eplen Paying work is to be started this week on the Bankhead highway from Abilene east to the Callahan county line arid the work will be in full swing within 20 Tom county said last night on his return from Contract for paving the road was awarded Monday by the state high way commission to the McCluns Construction company of Fort miles in the strip will be paved with concrete for 000 per that the work would begin immediately and that it would be pushed to early completion was given him by the contracting com Judge Eplen The con tractors expect to have all the pave ment down by for use before the opening of the West Texas To Start at Once I was assured by of the McClung that he would have work the latter part of the saidf Judge Ep amoving and to be in 20 at the The probability is that McClung will use machinery on the work in this It is also likely that a branch office will be established as the company also has the contract for paving the strip on the in Callahan county from the hill west of Baird to Four bids were entered on the pro ject and that of McClung was the Judge Eplen It was less than that of the Womack Construction which is con structing the new reservoir or Cedar creek for the city of Mc Clungs bid for paving the strip was a cost of per square which is regarded by engineers as very especially as some fine grading must be done before the concrete is Bates Type Concrete Specifications for the project call for the Bates type of Sur facing material will be a mixture of one part cement to two parts sand to three and onehalf parts coarse aggregate or crushed This material will be laid six inches thick from the center to within two feet of the edges of the From that point it will be thickened to nine inches at the A wingjoint or steel bar will be built into the middle of the 18foot concrete rib Laid edgewise in the pave it is designed to strengthen the Steel bars will be set along the edges to bind the While engineers of the highway Dunn Brothers Refused Writs By The Associated Press NEW June The supreme court today refused writs of habeas corpus for Robert and condemned for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Sam Duhon of Calcasieu Applica tion for the writs were filed yester day charging the two were tried in a court nominated by the Ku Klux Only an appeal for rehearing by the board remains to furnish a glimmer of hope to Byron The pardon board already has recommended that the sentence of Robert Dunn be commuted to life To Hear Applications For Water Development By The Associated Prtsa June of two applications for water de velopment permits today were set for before the state board of water They are City of to divert water for municipal fwm the Clear Fork of tne river In Shackelford San to 150 foot dam over the west prong of Frio creek in Real 1m pleaiure resort Bainbridge Colby Is Seeking Divorce After Years Of Married Life Dirigible Los Angeles May Attempt Flight To Honolulu Races Draw Many By the Associated Press Numerous ocean flights are now being planned the re sult of the successful Journeys across the Atlantic made by Colonel Charles Clarence Chamberlin and Charles of the were planned before Lindbergh and Chamberlin started Commander Richard who flew over the North will fly from New York to Paris as soon as the weather He expects to have men department at that there is a possibility that the dirigible Los Angeles may attempt a flight from take its home to Army Pilots In Race Lieutenants Lester Maitland and Albert army pi lots have announced they will at tempt a San FranciscoHonolulu flight within 3 of Oklahoma is expected to hopp off on the same flight the lat ter part of Lieutenant Carl Ben for mer naval has entered the proposed SeattletoTokio for which a prize of has been i Ernest air mail has announced that he expects to hop off from San Francisco wiihin ten days for a flight to Richard Hollywood avia was reported en route to Hono whence he may hop off for a flight to San Captain Frank and Lieutenant Ludwig CzechoSlovakian have an nounced their intention of flying from Prague to New Captain Robert Macintosh and Lieutenant Colonel British Imperial airways attempting flightfrom London to New the first week in German Ace Plans Otto German aviator and war is planning a Berlin to San Francisco Ernest another noted German was reported seeking a suitable plane for an air voyage to New York and return during the It was announced at Tex that two fliers would take off July for the DallastoHong Kong with stops at San Hawaii and the Philip with Hong Eong being reach Bainbridge former secretary of and Iris the former Natalie of SECRET ARY OF STftTE UNDER WINIFRED SACKVILLE STONER June Bainbridge secretary of state In the post wartime cabinet of President will marry Winifred Sackville Stoner H when he is granted a divorce he is seeking It is learned from a reliable who for a brief period after the war was Wilsons law Has an apartment in Avenue thus establishing a residence in compliance with the French divorce Seeks Elimination Of Wet Druggists At State Meeting Purge Stores Of Violators President Appeals By Universal Service SAN June Steps to eliminate the boot leg druggist were taken here today by the Texas Pharma ceutical Association at its 48th annual The extermination call was sounded by Zeb presi dent of the association in his ad dress thatopened the threeday It is Hike that we purge our ranks of the drug store whose sole is to dispense con coctions presumably manufac tured for the purpose of violat ing the prohibition laws of our The delegates adopted a reso lution recommending the tight ening of the Texas pharmacy law and the adding of an amendment which would allow no person to own or operate a drug store in the state unless he was a registered druggist as well as a citizen of the LIFE GIVEN DAUTREHONT FOR MURDER AT TUNNEL ROBBERY BY JURY IN OREGON By The Associated Press COURT June De Autre charged with the murder of Charles O TCoyle Johnson during the Sisklyon tunnel holdup October was found guilty of mur der in the first with a recommendation of life imprisonment after the jury had deliberated one hour and 24 Hugh paled when the verdict was the train He read but showed nu other He smiled at the press table as he left the court In the in response to a as to what he he replied bitterly Im not supposed to Charles Coyle Johnson for whose death Hugh De Autremont was held responsible by the was one oflour trainmen killed IA was the brakeman of the The others killed were engineer and Daugh mail Bates and Seng were killed as the bandits took command and brought the train to a Daugh erty died in his car when It was blown up while who was riding in the was killed in a fight when he went out to investi holidays of 1925 it was reported the Colbys had but the story was denied by both last month when Colby announced his inten tion to sue for a decree and retain ed Charles as his attorney There Is nothing sensational In this Colby said at the Im going seek a That is It is an intensely personal The cause of the after 32 years of married is believed to be the publication of the Green Colbyi Porest by one of the principal characters a Winifred Sackville Stoner n is 25 and She is known as The wonder because of her many brilliant She has made impromptu speeches sines she was 4 years old spoke nine lan guages before she was 10 wrote a book called Jungles when she was and followed it with a dozen other She has been married Her first husband was Count Charles De Bruche of They were married in The count was killed in Her second hus band is Louis Hyman of 715 Madi son New Miss Stoner charged Hyman with misconduct and will receive her final decree in New York July The Colbys have two Nathalie and Colby is and has been identified with many internationally famous law CAUSTIC REPLY SENT By Universal Service June Soviets today caustic reply to the Finnish note protesting against the execufion of the Finnish citi Captain Acting Foreign Secretary Litvinoff denies that Elvengren was a Fin nish subject and expressed amaze ment at the tenor of the Finnish He added that he considers the incident Flood Relief Fund Totals By Universal Service June With reconstruction work in the Missis sippi valley flood area now well un der the Bed Cross relief fund today reached Among the odd contributions re ceived was one of the proceeds of a minstrel show staged for the benefit of the flood refugees by pris oners in the state reformatory at Governor General Of Phil ippines Reaches This Country To Confer With President By universal Service RAPID MajorGeneral Leonard Wood will return to his post as governorgen eral of the Philippine it be came known here having arrived in this country for his first vacation in years and for a survey of his health bjr emnient is expected White Recurring reports of friction be tween the president and General Wood were today ascertained to be President Coolidge has con fidence in the generals administra tive He believes Wood has made the Best of and to he will be free to Only his impaired health and personal desires can Quarrels With Natives Woods constant quarrels with the Filipino leaders is believed by Presi by the necessity of Woods seeking advice from his military associates in the Wood has been accused by the an military but the president is understood to have been convinced that there was no other source to whom the general could have turned with Civil government in the islands breaking point at almost to but the the president is also convinced that un der Woods regime the islands have public works and teach ing of To Discuss Civil Bureau President Coolidge will discuss with General Wood the advisability of establishing a civil bureau of in sular affairs to administer not only th2 Philippines but Porto the Virgin Islands and all other possessions now under rule of the army or By creation of such a President Coolidge believes that the possessions would be relieved of an administration which lias the ap pearance of being Fric tion between the United States her dependencies would be yearly lessened by civil the president By Universal Service RAPID June Ambassador James Sheffield will come to the summer White House early next month for a series of conferences with President Coolidge on the Mexican it was nounced Although definite announcement is it is be lieved that Sheffield will retire from the diplomatic BELL TO TAKE POSITION WITH MOUTRAY Former Rail Board Oil And Gas Division Chief To Have Offices Here former chief super visor of the oil and gas division of the Texas Railroad has accepted the position of attor ney and head of the land depart ment of the Moutray Oil announc ed here last confirming a similar announcement in a press dispatch from Bell is winding up his affairs in Austin and will his new duties Moutray He will devote all of his time to the company and wilfhave his headquarters in the concerns general offices Bell recently resigned as chief supervisor because of differences between him and the commission over the policy pursued in appoint ing deputy His specific charge was that incompetent depu ty supervisors were being appointed to satisfy political He in sisted he ought to be right subordinates commission accepted regrets his Chief Deputy Super visor The Company op erates in Pecos and Winkler Its biggest strike was nine miles south of Baird where a rich pay forma tion was found at 750 to 800 The company has 35 wells in that district which are producing around barrels of oil The Moutray Oil Company estab lished its general offices in the Pulwiler building at Fourth and Walnut streets here several months Millionaires Body Taken From River By The Associated Press June body of John millionaire president of the IrvingPitt Manu facturing company of Kansas who was drowned in the Croix river near was re covered by searching parties late last Irving met his death yester day afternoon when a canoe in which he had started on a fishing trip near his 400acre estate on the Croix The manu who had spent the last 2Q summerson the estate had only ar rived yesterday morning with a party of Kansas City and Chicago A salesmans need for a loose leaf note book into which he could in sert or take out pages of prices was the idea that brought Irving his He is survived by his widow and a By Universal Service RAPID June For probably the first time in his tory the soldiers of a western state today marched in review on their own camp grounds before thsir com South Dakotas national guards strongi on their annual paraded before Presi dent Coolidge at Camp Rapid on the United States Indian school re one mile from Three Brothers Held InFlogging By The Associated Press June charging three brothers of Kjrr with aggravated assault to connec tion with a flogging administered to him Sunday were returned by the Harris county grand Jury The investigating body is still probing the whipping of Miss Nattie Spauld The three men indicted in connec tion with the fledging of Kerr are a machinist age 40 a age and age proprietor of ft tierr to the oldest of lour 46 Big Spring Field Worker Killed BIG June 21 H workman on Simpson wildcat well 20 miles south of Big was crushed to under a failing derrick this morn His body was badly mangled and he lived only a few An other member of the crew was pin ned under the derrick but was not Nolans body will be sent to Sny his former for Ask Same Celebration FOP ChamberlinLevine By The Associated Press NEW June same municipal reception for Clarence Chamberlin and Charles Levine that was accorded Colonel Charles Lindbergh was requested today in a resolution introduced at the meet ing of the board of aldermen by Al sents the Brownsville section of TO SUCCEED LATIMEB Davis Sellers has been selected to command the American naval squadron in Central American waters to succeed Bear Admiral Jtftan L General Alarm Sounded Wires At Ferguson Farm At Madisonville Cut By The Associated Press June 22 Between 36 and 40 white some of a number originally from Okla homa are reported to have es caped from the Ferguson stated near ly before midnight last According to reports to the Hous ton police department the escaping convicts cut all telephone wires to the practically isolating that section of Madison The prisoners are thought to be making their way to the densely bottoms or Trialtt Along1 Vhjph the farm A general alarm has bettt By The Associated Press June Mutiny in the ranks of tha convicts of the Kansas peniten tiary here flared up above ground early while 328 barricaded 720 feet under the surface in the prison defied officials of the in Occupants of B cell house overpowered three planned to burn the twine fac tory a means of escaping tha The riot was brought under control when the day who were just going off were hastily called equipped with shotguns and began firing on the No Word From Mine Meanwhile no word had been had with the 328 prisoners who have revolted and are entrenched in tho prison The prisoners still refuse to answer the telephone con necting the mine with the and are thought to be formulating demands on the The prisoners pla6ed heavy timbers beneath and above the mina cages so they could not be moved from the A mutinous spirit has been preva lent at the prison since iti is when the prisoners demand ed that they be allowed to have cigarettes and cigarette papers sen to them from Two Are Wounded one of the guards in the cell which quartered 310 was stabbed twice in tha chest in tonights A prisone was shot in the by Deputy War den in charge of the prison in the absence of See PRISON MUTINY Page If Suit Against Daughter Of Ferguson By Tho Associated Press j June ment of a suit for brought bjj Ruth Yett of Austin terof former Governors James and Miriam was ed out of court here late it was announced here claim ;