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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WIOT and Sun day fcntrftlly continutd VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents SATURDAY JUNE MUTINY ENDS AFTER BATTLE Alleged POLICE GUARD AGAINST ATTEMPT TO LIBERATE KIMES Armed Men Take Up Posts Along Roads Around As Precaution By The Associated Press June Matthew bank robber of Oklahoma and in a posse of armed men guarded roads jn Coconino county to night in the belief that other members of the Kimes gang might be hiding Kimes is wanted in Oklahoma for the slaying of chief of police at Quickly Surrendered When overhauled by the posse the outlaw fired several shots in what looked likea gun By The Associated Press June Oklahoma bank robber accused of admitted tonight that he had kidnaped the town marshal two weeks drove him twenty miles from and tied him to a tree while Kimes Kimes previously had denied the kid Her Harsh Words Won Rich Prize NEA Washington Bureau OI John Barleycorn came in for some harsh words from Ruta Sutton of at the national prohibition contest staged in Washington by the Methodist Episcopal Here she is exhibiting her first prize battle of the approved Western A moment when he glanced down the sides of the jagged rocky canyon to the ribbon of water more than half a mile below his only avenue of es he put em up called for the officers to come and get Kimes said that he would not fight extradition to where he terrorized banks and es caped from the penitentiary last if Sheriff Russell of would come after The desperado talked freely in his cell in the county jail he I am I escaped from the state pen in Okla homa last November I will not fightextradition if Sheriff Russell of Okmulgee comes after I am a marked man and I know they are after I met Kady and his wife on the streets of Dodge and they brought me further west with I had never been to the Grand canyon and thought that would be a good place to keep under News First Every Morning The Abilene Morning News of Friday was the ONLY newspaper circulating in this section to an nounce the capture of the notor ious murderer and bank Matthew The Morning News carried this big story AHEAD OP THE ABILENE RE No state paper arriv ing in this section of West Texas Friday morning had any mention of the Kimes had gone to press SEVEN HOURS BEFORE the Morning The News also EXCLUSIVELY announced the postponement ol Byrds transAtlantic flight in an item received over its leased wire at five minutes be fore It also EXCLUSIVELY carried the election of officers of the Texas Association at San Antonio details of Hugh DAutremorits sensational confession of three murders at Oregon the suit against Lillian On night news of the the the state and the the Morning News is ALWAYS because it goes to press at 3 oclock in the Subscribe for the Abilene Morning Only one cent a day additional in combination with the Abilene Daily delivered to your home in Abi lene before BOTH PAPERS ONLY 90c A WATERTIGHT ON COLORADO UP TO BOARD Evidence Completed In Brownwood Case With Decision Due Soon June right to dam Pecan over pro tests of rice growing andjxiwer in terests further down the Colorado the bayou was completed but there was no prospect of a decision for at least six The state of water which hasN heard pro and con testi mony for th weeks will said that two required to get out PERPETUAL PEACE TREATY BETWEEN AND JAPAN SPRING FROM PARLEY Delegates Of Both Governments Deny Plan But Impression Prevails Japan Will Make Outlawry Suggestions June possibility that the American govern ment and people may soon have to decide whether they wish to negotiate a perpetual peace pact with Japan is now looming as an outgrowth of the tripartite naval conference at The Japanese delegates to the conference deny that they have made any overtures on this subject and Hugh head of the American made a similar The impression fin authoritative circles that Admi ral Viscount head of the Jap anese delegation and a close coun sellor of the may suggest some sort of treaty outlawing war between Japan and the United States to supplement the four pow er Pacific pactwhich was created at the Washington conference as a substitute for the AngloJapanese To Seek Encouragement It is believed that before making any overtures the Japa nese would want to receive some assurance that such overtures would irave a reasonable chance of meet State Commissioner And Study Of Routed As a transcript of the lengthy proceed After that counsel for the op posing interests will be given time to file their briefs and subsequently to submit arguments on a date to be decided Probably six weeks thus will be required before Brownwood will know wnether if can build the dam for irrigation anc water championed by the West Texas Chamber of Commerce San Too Homer the West Texas Chamber appearedbe fore the board of water engineers in the interests of the irrigation districts of Brownwood and San He is making a fight to have See WATER FIGHT Page 4 De Autrerhoni Boys Are Taken To Prison By The Associated Press June1 their consciences as free as a con fession could make Ray and Roy De Autremont were brought under guard to the state penitentiary here today to spend the remainder of their lives in ex piation for the dynamiting of a mail train in the Siskiyou tunnel of Ore gon in in which rour men Memphis Man Heads Rail Superintendents By The Associated SAN June Walsh of was elect ed president of the American Asso ciation of Railroad Superintendents and Memphis was selected as the 1928 convention city in the closing session of the associations thirty fourth annual conclave here Guests Of Members of the state highway commission and its chief engineers will be guests on the West Texas Chamber of Commerces motorcade to the Jeff Davis mountains and El Paso which begins July Invitations of Homer general that the commis sion join the motorcade were ac cepted Thursday when Cone John son of and R wired their Judge Ely of Abilene and Colonel Sterling accepted several days The Thomp son and other engineers that might join the motorcade will arrive here June and will be en tertained with a dinner by the Chamber of Commerce and all the luncheon clubs Plans for the dinner are being worked out by the cooperating While on the motor the lirst of several planned for the next two the commissioners and engineers will give particular at tention to proposed routes to the Davis mountains and the road to Carlsbad Caverns and Van A number of towns on South Plains will be highways along the route being After spending Thursday night the commission will leave for Sweetwater where they arevto join the The route leads through Big Col Py Madera Fort Van Sierra El Paso and other Homer Wade is expected to be a guest of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce at the dinner honoring the state officials detailed plans for which will be an nounced treatfSf bondwas set at on might influence Japans attitude in each of the felony charges and her demand for a higher in auxiliary warships the 553 ratio established at Wash ington for capital British Weakening Meanwhile todays outstanding development in the conversations now going on concerning the pro ppsals for naval limitation put for ward by the United Gfeat connection it is felt not unlikely that the conclusion of such a perhaps along the lines of rug Britain and was what look ed considerable weakening in the British attitude of insisting upon reconsideration of matters pertaining to the Washington trea ty such as further reduction in the size of The immediate cause of this ap parent change of front was an of ficial notification made to the British both by the Am erican and Japanese that they have no authority to discuss at Geneva decisions which were part of the Washington By Universal Service RAPID June President Coolidge is convinced by the opening sessions of conference of the sincere of Great Britain and Japan to effect a substantial limitation of naval it was stated here today in his While watching the conference he will abstain from comment upon its it was because his unofficial comments in the past have been frequently misrepresented in certain sections of the foreign DISABLED VETS ELECT By The Associated Press EL June of department com mander of was elected na tional commander of Disabled American Veterans at the closing session their annual convention here late Denver was selected as the 1928 convention Wealthy East Texas Farmers Charged In Connection With Beating Of 4 Persons jij v Universal Service June wealthy land and Osborny in on eight counts here to day by a special grand jury in opnnefetion with the flogging of four persons two weeks were at liberty tonight on bonds of and They were rear having been freed on small bonds last Urged Further Probe Each faces seven ordinary felony CLEVELAND BUSINESS HER ENTERTAIN TEX AS VISITORS Am PAH SELLS HIS STATE Hosts Are Disillusioned When Men FromSouth wests Dressed Just Like Folks Hailing From Other States charges one Andersons misdemeanor bond was set at on felony count and on the misdemeanor on the Otto Andersons sonin and Tom tenant on Andersens are still under 000 Convinced that all of the facts concerning the floggings are not the jury ed that further investigation be made county attorney John to With the return of the indictments three of the state rangers who have been aiding county officers in their probe of the floggings returned to Ranger Ezell will remain here at his More than two score witnesses were questioned by the grand including Straps and his and and Rich victims of the knotted lash smmg by four masked i Abilene And Laredo After Clerks Meet By The Associated CORPUS June and Abilene were con tenders today for the next conven tion of the County and District Clerks Each was mak ing every effort to be The program this morning was devoted to discussions of problems connected with the duties of but time was given for a boat ride about Corpus Christ Omaha SniperBandit Dies 1n Electric Chair By The Associated Press June Omaha was electrocuted sniper in the bandit Nebraska penitentiary today for the murder at Omaha 18 months ago of Ranger Youth Is Fatally Hurt In Fall From Tree June of star Ranger high scnpol football was accidentally kill ed while out hunting with four small 15 miles east of Ranger on Palo Pinto last Burial will be made Sunday Ac cording to the lads who were with Phillips had climbed a tree to shake a civet cat out when he fell to the 25 feet The injured man asked the lads to go and get Two of the boys set out and got lost in the In the meantime Phillips died of his injuries and the other two lads set ot S to find They succeeded in arousing a farmer and the three returned to where Philips body The young man survived by his parents and four Philips was employed as a by Chestnut and Smith comtjany Doctor Who Cured Helpless Cripple is Slain By His By The Associated Press June successful treatment of a hack seven years ago by Frank Fisher well known Homer City physician and sur was believed by the au thorities tonight to have led to the murder of the doctor and the suicide of the man he saved from being a helpless Seven years ago the doctor was called on to treat John Ain a Creekside coal hack was broken in a mine accident The doctor oper and his fellow marveled that he saved the miners life and made it possible for him to But forced to go about with the aid of nursed a frudgc against the He is said to fdt that tbi doctor could have made a complete the miner hobbled into the doctors office at Homer City and complained that his back pained The doctor told Ammerian that he would be glad to take him in his auto mobile to ai Indiana hospital for an Xray of his They boarded the surgeons About four miles from here the automobile left the road and At first it was be lieved the doctor lost control of the Nearby farmers rushed to the only to find that Moore had been shot three times in the head from the while in the back had three bullets in his temple and a pistol by his The doctor was dead when but the miner lived for an He made no June business men who went to a luncheon today in honor of Governor Dan Moody and a large Party of expecting to see the visitors wearing high heeled boots and possibly armed were quickly The luncheon for the All Texas Special party disclosed those in the Lone Star state dress and act exactly like the staid business men of older and smaller Governor the principal for the in his first sentence told thfc Clevelanders that they did not understand what Texas is like and that his party was here to shov He then drew a word picture ofthe empire of the south west into which Ohio could be plac ed and occupy little more room than a good sized Texas The governor said jKe hated to disillus the but he had to do it if they were to understand Texas Governor Donahey of failed to meet the Texas party as had been The visitors attended the closing concert of the National Saengerfest here HopOff Not Likely Be fore Next Monday A nnu Are Ready By The Associated Pres BOOSEVELT June bad condition over this side of the Atlantic which like a bad refused to break up to was the element which con tinued to keep the monoplane America unavoidably delayed at where it may remain until or even All set for sortie to the big threemotored craft rested atop the runway on Roosevelt field all as but taut as when it was first run up the iricline late yesterday for the takeoff at dawn that was not to be Forecaster kept his weather eye open all Late today he finally said It is very unlikely the conditions will clear in time for a takeoff to morrow and there doesnt seem to be much hope for favorable conditions Sunday In Plane Crash Prominent Men Are Arrested In Stock Imbroglio LOS June than a score of prominent Los An genel and busi ness men were arrested by telephone when they were informed over the wires from the district at torneys office that they were among 55 indicted by the grand jury today for their alleged connections with the Julian Petroleum stock over issue They were ordered to surrender themselves at the office at tomorrow morning and post Beggar With Blow By The Associated Press June crippled asking was struck down and killed early today by a man witnesses resented the beggars persistent appeals for The Thomas was dropped with a sledge like blow of the mans Three police officers saw the as sailant spring into an automobile and speed Wells Among Seven Convicts Still Free one of thirtyfive convicts who escaped from the Fer guson prison still Js at lib Twentyeight out of thirtyfive have been recaptured Wells is one of the seven still at said a message last night to The Morning News from the record 55 partment of the Huntsville peniten tiary Wells was convicted here on an assault to murder charge and Is charged with murdering Mit chell at By The Associated Press June James Theodore Walker of heir fo a was and his son of the owner of the Lambert Phar maceutical was injured in an airplane crash near here Both were graduated from Prince ton University this and were on their way home when the acci dent Coming across the mountainous region of the anthracite coal the motor of their plane began to give them trouble and owner and pilot of the de cided to He had been flying As he banked the plane pre paratory to landing the motor failed Of Kansas victs Will Be Consider ed Sayst Official By The Associated Press June A fierce battle within the ranks of the 328 mutinous convicts in the Kansas peni tentiary coal mine resulted id victory late today for the forces favoring surrender ended the In the about 270 menu driven by fear and after 77 hours of self imposed incarceration 720 feet below allied themselveij against the 50 strike leaders and overpowered To Consider Demands Shortly before the men annou to Chales Hiilfmah7cfial of the state board of had assured a spokesman for convicts over the telephone that tail Ib fell about 200 according to plowed a grain field for about 40 feet and drove its nose nearly four feet into the Peace Officers Of Texas Plan Moves To Reduce Crime The Associated Press FORT June peace officers of as represent ed here by delegates to the annual convention1 of the Police Chiefs and City Marshalls Association will take a strong stand for legislation to aid in curbing crime in this state if resolutions under consideration by the committee here Friday night are A criminal identification which would assit officers in check ing up on the modern criminal who moves swiftly from place to a law penalizing sale of an auto mobile from which the number has been and a Baumes law for which makes a life sen tence mandatory on conviction of a felony for a third term were among the problems by the com Small Overflows In Rio Valley Reported By The Associated Press June crest of the rise in the Rio Grande has passed Rio Grande City and lower valley section is prepar ing to cope with the waters which are already reaching this and which will more than swell the riverto the top of its banks throughout the Several small overflows nave been the water breaking out to flood several hundred acres of tow cotton land near The val leys three and ft half million dollar flood protectkmVstem of al though not will protect tUe main section how with only the lowlands flood engineers cant promise you except that demands will be ed fairly and The convicts lest night had servedf an ultimatum on the demand ing more consideration for parole applications and greater privileges under the prison Sick and Bedraggled As the men were brought to thd mine 12 at a group was met by Warden Mackeyi who said You men go to the and take a and change Supper will be ready for you just as soon a Nothing else was said to the Several of the mutineers were riecMrom the mine were others showed unmistakable evidence of the underground One convict hurled a brick at other they reached the The man was knocked scious and was taken to the Awful to Go Through Fourteen prison guards were powered and imprisoned in the trie shop of the mine by the 328 mutinous miners when the muting called Tuesday Several of the guards were side when they were brought to the We have had nothing to eat since Tuesday Charles one of the the It was an awful thing to Charles anothef guard You cant know awful it was unless you were down Five Year Term Given Hoover For Cross Cut Killing June diet of manslaughter with a sen tence of five years in the tiary was returned here this noon by a Jury in the trial of charged with murder ttJ connection with the fatal shooting of Robert Phillips on the night of March at Cross Phillips was slain in front of cafe operated by after aif The jury was out over three STRESEMANN WINS VOTEOFCONFIDENCB By Universal Service June brilliant oratory in the reichstag in his speecH tills Foreign Minister Stresemann turned the defeat af Geneva into a at home whtnj the nonconfluence vote by the Communists was The Fascists and Communists ed agaiiist white thg heretofore bitter mies of the foreign no ;