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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE NEWS THE WEATHER WFST TEXAS colder in south portion Wednes day probably warmer In north Volume Number 154 JA 2fl if Sunday Theatre Law Is Defeated In State House Warden Returns To Pen As Inmate Church People Should Be Advocate Of Bill Declares Base bail Move By The Associated Press A Baptist preacher got up in the house of representatives to day and among other that Texas people spend money for Sunday amusements that ought to go to A few minutes the house defeated six votes the bill by Representatives Parrish and Kemble to legalize Sunday afternoon operation of Wallace The preacher was the Reverend Wallace of house who took occasion to make his first extended speech of the He held forth elo quently for about ten If small towns have picture showsand baseball games on he the country people will gro to them instead of to The people will run around and try to have a good he ex They have to work six days a and if they get a chance to go to shows on they will he Bepreesntative Alfred Petsch of chafrjnan of the Pennsylvania Marital Row Ends In Slaying Of Two Third Dying Quit Work Whjle Four Are Held for Playing Golf Governor Causes By The Associated Press conductregularity laws which South Carolina passed in the seven teenth century continued to make their presence felt Addi tional arrests for playing golf on the were and plans forward for continuing a strict ban on amusements and all Albert once warden business not considered essential of the Atlanta federal yesterday entered the prison gates not as an but as a prison a term of 18 months him following his conviction for conspiracy to ac cept bribes from the Story ably on the declared church PRISON CHIEF STARTS TERM Former Warden Of Atlanta By The Associated Press ta federal over which he formerly presided as received Albert Sartain as a prisoner He became one of the inmates and hereafter will be fcnown1 as Number ac prisoners charitable above all His proffered amendment to allow ad mision charges for Sunday base ball was Reflects On Church Declaring that he could not see how Sunday afternoon baseball and shows could interfere with church services Petsch said that if there is it reflects on the church and not on Government Takes Hand In Rail Rates Interstate Commerce Com mission was today advised to modify rate arrangements by which wheat from Southern Kan eas and Colorado is allowed to move in and Louis and thereafter be tran shipped to gulf ports and to Louisiana and Texas territory on one est of through An examiner assigned to Invesi gate complaints of wheat millers at interior Kansas points held that the railroad practice constitution in some respects an unjust discri mination against SOUTHWEST REGIONS By The Associated Press KANSAS the Rockies to the a blan ket of snow xvas being laid to presaging the wintery en trance of Much of most of Colo Kansas and and considerable parts of Missouri and northern Texas re ported snow In varying depths to A sharp drop in tempera ture accompanied the Nicaragua Officials Take Definite Steps For Peace By The Associated Press x A definite movement for peace in Nicaragua was launched here today tacit approval of the Ameri cin authorities and assurances from President head of the Con servative that he will grant safe conduct through the Conservative lines to the while was warden peni Alongwith him waa convicted Lawrence Heine Riehl was given a year and a Both men appeared at the peni tentiary and reported to Warden John who proceeded with the regular routine carried out with every prisoner who enters the Sartain became warden of the Atlanta federal prison in suc ceeding New Court Record Made In Trial By Tlb Associated Press NEW The second alltime court record has been broken in the Daugherty on Thebells of St Michaels at Charleston rang out over a city bent on observing the resurrected Cooks who had notmissed preparing1 a Sunday dinner for a quarter of a century declared that they would not buck gover nor and nurses who had been as regular as Sunday Itself left moth ers to tend babies Three agents of installment houses col lecting from Saturday wages were the only law breakers officers could a resident Ben Everett McDonald and Jim Rarle were arrested by Sheriff Nolle Robinson at They were released under The four will be given a hearing tomorrow and If convicted hun dreds of other winter residents who played golf or polo on private links and fields will oe called into court to answer similar Proctor prominent at torney David golf and John Ouahman were taken before Magistrate George Batson at for their Sunday Each posted a a former said the case would be appealed if the foursome was found NEA Philadelphia Bureau Ernest clerk n Miller Court adjourned today with BUY YOUR SUMMER CAR NOW AT WINTER PRICES In the long winter months cars moTfc cars are WHEN Sprlnf comes and the open road is they go sky There Is aa unusually fine supply of used cars now on the floors of most of Abllcnes auto Pick yonrs flow because as the spring num bers will be thus decreas ing the If you have ft car to now Is the time to advertise it In the Want because numbers will soon make their Phone 68 and an ex perienced ad will assist Two one United States Attorney Emory Buckners begun Fri day Two court days have already been consumed by Buckners Court attaches vouchsafed this Is the longest summation in the history of the The first record fell in the first trial when the jury deliberated for more than 65 It Buckner promised the just before adjournment today that he would conclude tomorrow morning i Federal Judge May By Universal Service Federal Judge Frank Cooper of the Northern District of New York will cleared of the impeachment charges against it was indi cated The house judiciary which today concluded its investi gation of the charges preferred by Representative La repub of New will report ad versely on It was Its report may con tain censure of Judge Cooper for certain practices in the entrapment of it was Court Dismisses Appeal Of KuKIux appeal by the Ku Klux Klan of Georgia from an ouster order issued by Kansas authorities was today dismissed by the United States supreme court for lack of The klan was ordered from Kan sas for failure to comply with the foreign corporation law of that Its attorneys claimed the right to operate regardless of state Slayer Of Editor Given Sentence In Prison Associated Press was sentenc ed oo Penitentiary for life this overruled both a for a new and motion to arrest judg ment and d charge the defendant rcoti were SUbm itted dared that was In urder of a Doctor Absolved Of Wifes Death By Universal Frank under heavy bail in connection with the mysterious slaying of his today offered reward for the ar rest of the murderer as he was freed from bond in circuit court and prepared to leave tonight for there funeral serv ices for the wife will be held on The death of Loomis pro vided police with one of the most baffling slayings mysteries they have faced in Today they admitted they had accepted the help of Pinkerton operatives in an effort to trace the guilty Loomis was neither shot or but slain with a blunt in believed to have been which has not been The Loomises had quarreled an hour before the which led to the doctors ing at his fatherinlaw and fled to Asbury In a hotel be confessed to John Os a reporter he summoned by New Jersey State House at t7iephone Irom a shot and killed his as Deputy Sheriff Abraham Kulp ap proached their home at South to serve him with and perhaps fatally wounded him self when Osborne went for the Here is his wife and their in Murderer of Child Alleged By Defense to Be In sane Former Sweet heart papers In her divorce mortally j the arms of Riekers wounded spent a bullet firMiss Grace SOONER WOMAN RETAINS OFFICE New Setting Arranged In Chipps Damage Suit By Universal Service FORT Chipps dam age suit against the Frank recently acquitted of West Texas Trees Able To Stand tariy Frost Ctiming as a boon to fruit grow ers of West Texas in that the cold will set back the budding of trees sufficiently to prevent killing by late the low temperatures which hit Abilene Sunday after noon following several days of springlike are being re ceived philosophically by people of this Fruit in this territory was killed last year by a frost which came on March the latest killing frost here in several The the slaying of Chipps father last was passed by agrtement of bofh sides for another when it was called today by Dis trict Judge STUDENT DIES By Universal Service University of Chicago third term nvedical died today under mysterious circum stances of an overdose of Authorities started an Investigation this frost in the Abilene country is about March weather bureau The latest date for a killing frost which has ever been recorded here was on April 23 in The cold weather of Sunday and Monday will cause the fruit trees to be a few days later in farmers thus saving the fruit The types of weather experienc ed by Abilene ranged from driz zling rain and hail to bitiag tem Senate Tables Resolution Ask ing1 Resignation By The Associated Press OKLAHOMA state senate early tonight tabled the Pulten resolution ask ggiing Governor Johnston to dismiss his confidential Only three senators voted for the All record of the resolution was expunged from the senate record by another vote made by acclama The votc came after nearly two hours of firery The vote was 26 to 3 against the During the debate Mc of charged that Hammonds had been expelled from a womens order affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan for mis appropriation of He started to read which he paid would corroborate his and which he Hammonds had signed but was stopped by a point of raised by Senator Austin of By The Associated Press In his staring vacantly from behind shellrimmed glasses an biting his lip Harold J 25yearold scion of a welltodo Chicago todaj heard the state demand he b hanged for slaying the 6yearold Walter Schmith The child was beaten to death with a blacksmiths hammer in the loft of the Devon Riding Academj last Croarkin confessed the slaying Immediately after he was surren dered to the but since has repudiated the and his defense will be Robert states at outlined the case to thi jury for the referring to another incident involving Croakin with attentions to a littl and concluded with ti de mand for the death penalty for th protection of other Prove On the other the defensi said it would prove that Croarkin had been Insane for a long the a boy hat never become a began Pat rick in the opening statement of the A child lacking in mind and manhood when the protec tlon of his father and mother wa he was beyond with the result that now he Is Miss Agnes lormer sweetheart of to whose home he rushed immediately afte he slew the little came to tin court room this aftrnoon to testifj for the She refused to pose for photographers and when one made a flashlight exposure she Bailiffs spent 15 minutes in trying to revive Mother Appears Walter clad in heavy made her first public appearance since her son was slain when she came to the criminal courts building to testify Her face was marked with Brother Of Noted Bank Bandit Shot By The Associated Press SAN Lee whose life Is ebbing in a local hospital from a bullet wound in the abdomen with a calibre was shot acci dentally while playing pool in a Crossett establishment early Fririny aceordcing to only Infor mation obtainable from Not expected to live through the accidentally shot in Te is a of the peratures minus sort of Unsuccessful Six Ends Life trated In six recent attempts at Floyd of AI died ina hospital today a victim of Folk was taken to the hospital after he turned on the gas In a hotel room and then lighted a He to morning St0od at 32 that attempt FcU Tried to poison Sec FRUIT RAISERS page 4 Md blmself nUm three DAutremont brothers ec with holding up Southern Pa cific mall train in Southern Oregon over three years One of the was apprehended re cently in Manila and is being brought to the United The other Roy and are still at Paul father of the who lives at icceived a message last night say Ing Lee had been killed in long Prison Term Meted Out Aviator Following Deaths First In History Of To Receive Sentence By Universal Service T OS For the first time in the history of the United and probably of the entire an Carroll was sen tenced here today to the peni tentiary for reckless hand ling of his plane and the re sulting death of two little Judge Victor McLucas sentenced Crossan to San Quentin penitentiary for from one yeaer to tan years on each so that the aviator may be imprisoned for 20 Numerous residents of the beach city of Venice testified at both trials that Crossan frequently endangered human life on the ground below He was tried for the death of Litizia and Madeline who were crushed to death uiider his plane last year when they were playing in the surf of DEAD FLYERS Buenos Aires Sorrows At PanAmerican Flight Tragedy By The Associated Press BUENOS The Cllnto Woolsey and John army good will victims of the tragedy of Saturday when their New York and collided In midair and Captain Arturo attached to the Argentine air who had gone to the to pay his last suffered a heart attack and died within a few The bodies of Moolsey and Benton lay overnight in the Stage Is Set For Battle Of Shanghia Butler Will Take Command of By Universal Service Five more American ers were ordered to Shanghai today to defend Americans in ivent of The destroyers William Preston and Sicard were or dered from the Mac leish from the Simpson from Nanking and the Buhner from This movement concentrates practically all of the Asiatic fleet at Shanghai with the ex ception of a few ships left at Manila for an emergency and the small prunboats patrolling the upper Yangtse Situation Admiral Clarence Williams re today to be but surcharged with Reinforcements for the army of General Sun reached Shanghai from the north and pass ed through to establish a line of defense against the onrushing Can In the meantime the ct is filled with troops and the de fense of the International has been The transportation situation the Yangtse Is reported to be ex tremely Vessels of all kind are being commandered by the Cantonese for movements o With the exception of Military gathered and eeveral thousand there this as well as at Johns Anglical church where funeral services were President De the min isters of marine and the members of the American embassy and consulate and Major Jeutenant Captain Lieutenant lieutenant Thompson and Lieu enant headed the with many hun 1 reds of hig officials and navy and aviation services follow ng a long lineThe American and Argentine flags covered the coffins nd and Ired a It was announced battery of guns that the eparture of the other planes for Ascuncion has been postponed until Lee la not involved robbery in the mail AbileneMade Candy Given State Capitol Legislators resentative Cummings today showed he believes a man has a sweet a dignified leg he passed around Abilenemade candy to all mem bers of the The is made in the factory of the Abilene Candy he West Texas Land Bill Introduced TEXAN RELATES GRIM STORY OF RUSSIAN PRISON LIFE v Held Enrouteto fell wVshingtonOfficialsQiExpenencef In firtuous Jails By The Associated NEW times told ho was to be and for twoyears held in 22 Juilus one time Standard Oil engineer and native of arrived today enroute to Washington to tell his story to the state who is landed at when the freighter Asia and came here by rail with his two and He was hft without warning at Batum during the counter revolution In 1924 the day before waa to sail for the United He was accused of espionage and be By The Associated Press bill authorizing and requiring sale of acres of West Texas land by the University of as pro vided in the constitution when the grants were made to the institu was Introduced in the house today by Representative Her schel Boggs of San Boggs is author of a concurrent passed In the house and ordered printed today In the senate on minority favorable re to tax lands for county purposes In the 17 West counties in which the acre age Is University authorities and others are strenously oposing the resolu which says would yield only yearly for the counties passenger and freight craft have been tied up at Hankow or at Butler Commands Siiiedley stationed at San today received orders to proceed to Shanghai to take command of the American marines He is expected to sail He will be accompanied by Miller and Archer and Feb can marines who were fired in Nicaragua returned the the navy department announced to The sniping occurred while the marines were on a train between Corinto Rebels fired upon the train from ambush and the marine guard fired back while the train was The train did not stop to see if any of the snipers were There were no casualties on the The marines have received orders that in the event of another occur rence of the kind they are to stop the train and pursue the Gaard The navy department announced that the occupation of the Nicara guan republic is A marine guard has been placed on the railroad from Chinenuega to the terminus on Laka Granda and Masaya have been This com pletes the neutralization of every place of Importance in the re By Universal Service stage Is set tonight for the battle of The southern The firstt decision to shoot he was changed to a sentence of 10 years at hard laborwhen he said he was an and this was subse quent i duced to three years exile in the White AFTER two years of being shifted from prison to prison he went on a hunger strike and shortly after Christ ho was There were about wo men prisoners on the Island where I he The Soviet government held them as accessories after the as you would say husbands or sweethearts h committed and wo t were sent to knew too who had been The women were sometimes made to work in brick or to cut Many of them were pretty young girls when they arrived In the They looked like old women In a few The guards seemed to en joy When prisoners got they would send by sleigh ifor 20 or 25 so they would be frozen to before they got worst torture cham JL ber I ever saw waa prison within a room called the screccof the When a prisoner cash for j d beat the They tore off his left him in the place to It was A man couldnt live for more than an hour Death from read the prison They told me surd Ocs had keen My trial vvl JU8t of are massed at 2b miles south of prepared to lay siege to the most important center of the foreign powers in China See TROOPS CLASH 4 LONG CHURCH HOURS By Universal Service NEW If Aimec Sornple McPherson has her the churches wil keep night club This is the only said the came back to the metropolin Keep the churches so that there will bft other phices to go besides cabn and wicked McPherson found York t gooil Io nutate Wai tor York cxpirt knows what amonpst Brnu begins for The Mornln today his weekly column of comment arid oC misru ine The smiill distinctions mI which in ihe jurniv arnt set apart the well dsvMvl from thr mNfit ilyzed nnd The j nnd lie he hnsis of lilts Icat jmd Mill Isat o ;