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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas1 Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THEWEATMER in antf north portion Volume THURSDAY MARCH 1927 Number 156 S Removal Of Sul Ross School Sought In House n i i i i i i i i i i t i i rfTri1 i i i i t i a i n t f f T t I i jut Paradise Solon Intro duces Bill to Take Teachers institution Away From By The Associated Press Removal of Sul Ross State Teachers College from Alpine to some point in the 25th sena torial embracing terri tory around is sought in a bill to the house today by Representative Woodruff of Woodruff gave his reasons for desiring removal of the in stitution the excessive per capita expense he said Direct Removal Under the terms of the a committee of three representa tives and two to be named by the speaker of the house and president of the sen ite would direct re moval of the school to any city Jti the district upon which would provide ss much as the buildings and land of Sul f The bill to remove the Sul Ross frequently discussed be fore the present session of the is the first definite step taken to locate the Institution In a more V That such a meafure wfctsa be introduced Into the lejrfsla ture was intimated last fall when Taylor county broached the mat ter of moving the college to The Chamber of Com merce voted to concentrate all Its efforts on the three denomina tional institutions here and to take the institution only upon condi tion that the state would pur chase a site and pay all expen ses pertaining to the While only one city in West Texas has indicated it would actively work for the school should its removal be decided several are expected to San Angelo will make a strong effort to obtain the Cole inan and Brownwood may be ex pected to ask for Ail of these cities are in the 25th senatorial district which is designated in the bill presented to the house yes The excessive per Capita ex pense of operating school is given as the for desiring its Alpine is in a thinly settled section and the en rollment seldom exceeds The state board of control has recommended that the college be moved to a larger and more populous according to HINDUMOSLEM RIOT ENDS IN 20 DEATHS By The Associated Press Celebration of a Hindu religions festival today in the village of 200 miles from Cal ended in tragedy when 20 Moslems were killed and 40 after a riot between Hindus and The Moslems were killed by the I police who fired into the raob f it had become uncontroi The first disturbance was quel led by the magistrate of the dis trict who dispersed the Moslems after they had interfered with hindu The Moslems again returned and attacked the magistrate and the police super intendenL Hungarian Gypsies Held On Charge Of Cannibalism By Universal March gmesome tale of gipsy cannibalism is re ported tonight from Czecho According to leader of a gypsy band five persons wert then dressed and cooked by women of the band and eaten Twentyfive gypsies have been ar rested in connection with the af Senator Assails Governor Smith TWO MEN It Us very conrunon for a woman to want ene man but to vi ant two is another ques In tlie case of Slaughter of li4J South 4th ivho advertised for two men or iouple to room and she eot immediate hi fact the first morninjc that the au appeared in the paper she se cured two men to room and Bent your vacant room or upartmcnt by placing an ad Jn tlu want Governor Al Smith of New Tork was assailed in the senate yesterday by Senator Demo as a possible Democratic presi dential He was defend ed by New Jerseys Republican Story below Fiery Alabama Senator Again Attacks Catholi cism IftBgnate Debate By The Associated Press nor Al Smith of York as a possible Democratic presidential candidate was assailed in f he sen ate today by a of and defended by a Re of Both expressed the how that he would not be a can Senator Edge said he did so because I consider him one of the strongest if not the strongest Democrat in the country Senator who again attack ed the Catholic said it would bo exceedingly dangerous to make a presij dent with the Mexican situation as it I could beat him he Senator Heflin was taken to task by Senator for a denunciation of Ksme the British whom Heflin called an agent of the Roman I canot permit the charge to stand Senator Kinross id in paying tribute to the ability Sir that the British ambassador has connived at war or entsred into any conspiracy degrogatory to the best interests of his country or British Official Booed By Miners By Universal Service O N D O March Minister Stanley Baldwin was hissed and only saved from a physical the quick work police today when he visited Monmouth township at the scene of the great coal mine disaster Baldwin was with her hus band and was greatly The hostile demonstration is be lieved to have been directed more at the Tory government which forced the settlement of the great coal strike last year without wage gains for the miners than at the prime minister It is as a grave warning of resentment felt in the mining districts against the coal barons and their government Littte evidence of this feeling has heretofore reached the outside DARROW COMES TO ALABAMAS DEFENSE By Universal Service March sovereignty over Muscle disputed when Governor Graves carried Alabamas claims to Wash ington suddenly found an other champion today in Clarence the Chicago at who is viisting The federal government has jurisdiction over all navigable in land speaking before the Khvanis but it is my understanding that the Tennessee river is not navigable at tho COXVTCTS By The Associated March Joseph killer of Rig BUI prize and George escaped from vfiaon PUP TOP Only Nine Days Remain For Present Session to Clean State Calendar Of Thf Associated Press March moves to produce state revenue were converging toward a crisis tonight as the fortieth legislature drew up within nine days of its regular session with out having seen a single major revenue bearing measure While a senate committe con sidering house threecent gaiso line tax bill recessed hearing with a house proponents of a reformed tobacco tax bill that would produce some an nually for state schools in wait to see what the upper house will do with the gasoline If the senate does not pass the gasoline every effort will be made to push the tobacco tax bill through house and pass the revenue buck to the senate again to insure action this it was learned Finishing touches on the tobacco bill were rounded off tonight by those who have evolved it from the Snelgrove bill withdrawn some Con sent was obtained in the house late today to have the measure printed in the journal as a committee sub stitute for ths Sanders As worked it provides of one cent for each ten cents or frac tional part thereof on to bacco products and tobacco substi Issues During the before the senate Highway Com missioner Cone Johnson issued a warning that a twoyear of highway construction would oc cur in Texas if the gasoline tax and license fee system is modified as proposed in bills before the legis The warning was delivered in the course of a hearing on the three cent gasoline tax bill and the bill which would give counties a large share of the license Governor Dan Lieutenant Governor Barry the authors of the representative of the Major Phil Wright of San and representatives of the tax col lectors rural mail carriers took part in the In laying the bill before the com mittee Representative Wallace of declared that he sought to give the counties twice as much as they are now getting by in creasing their share of the license and at the same time give the highway commission more money than it is now Presents Commisioner Johnson questioned Wallaces conclusions as to and presented figures in effort to show that the bills would not improve the situation at all this year and that very little improvement would be noted next Liabilities of the commision for he including a six dollar carryover from the last would approxi mate while assets under the proposed changes would be ap proximately This was based on the commissions opinion that maintenance could be held to inslfuu of the 000 estimated by the outgoing com Adoption of the threecent tax the increased return of fees to the he would not help the commission because it would not enable it to start any construction Commission Unless the legislature provides the commission with a a wonderful increased he the present commission will not lay one mile of He pointed out the fact that the federal government had withdrawn federal aid until the state takes steps to repair and maintain thc roads already Mexican Candidates Agree As To Campaign By Universal Service March Francisco Elias and General Fausto candidates for governor of conferred here today and agreed to eliminate personalities from the campaign and to prevent their followers from further acts of Rudolfo son of President was slightly wounded recently when Elias ad herents attempted to break up a Topete Execution Of Strikers In China Condemned By The Associated Tress March British Trades Union Congress which con ducted tho general strike last passed a resolution today vigorous ly condemning the execution of strikers In The resolution apparently refers to the recent sum mary executions of alleged agita tors in the general strike at Had A But No One Came But President N Scribe THROUGH the yearsthe eyes of Tesas have been reputed to be evea demanding loyalty frum Tears must have dimmed those farfamed optics last night Abilene exes failed to observe the traditionally sacred Texas In dependence Day with the annual The banquet was all set for last by the presi dent at the insistence of Texas At 8 oclock the a News reporter and another alumnus were on hand to view a scene fittingly described by Thomas Moore In his I feel like one who treads Some banquet deserted Whose lights are Whose garlands And all but he The reporter He returned at to new a scene exactly in point with that described in the The lights had fled The attempt to stage the banquet last night was the third and final A meeting was called two weeks ago to elect officers and arrange for ths Only the president was The second time the call was more successful it gct the president and the News backed by insistent demands of forced the presi dent to arrange the banquet thus observing what he olearly realized was his Like the policeman who arrested the wrong he can I seen my duty and I done I never get Bloody Murder Pigkmickle Cotton Compress Belonging To Guitar Of AbHene Is Destroyed Special to The News March dos worst fire occurred here early this morning when the Colorado compress and alued at was destroyed by The origin is The owned by John of was estimated worth includ ing balesof cotton and bales of were valued at The latter items belong ed to various West Texas cotton firms and to the An estimated loss of oc curred when eight Texas Pacific railway freight cars containing ap proximately 300 Dales of cotton How much of the loss will be covered by insurance has not been By The Associated Press A March knuckles do not murder nor is a scorch ed lemon a human Several bones found in the ashes of stove purchased it second hand dealer here last aroused the suspicions of authorities and the report became current that a murder mystery was about to be An other object found in the ashes wao elieved by a cred ulous few to be a human heart scorched exanination of the bones and heart yester day by city chemist ed tihat the vertebrae pigr knuckles and the heart a scorched seeds and alL TIES SNUG JURORSHEAR DEATH STORY March Shel burne 14 years old and a seventh grade pupil in the Stanton city is surprising his teach ers and parents with unusual ability as an impromptu His discovered by a new teacher upon enter ing the room to take charge of the J was welcomed by the young j boy with a fine speech of is being presented at various din ners and luncheon Wedgeworth invited the boy prod igy to address the luncheon club upon any subject he With one days notice and without the aid of any persoTi or even a written the youngster astounded his hearers with a ten minute talk on the subject of He is the son of and George Timid Chicago Girl Ends Life With Gun By Universal Service March she could not fulfill her duty here on pretty 18yearold Shir ley Ruth Simmons ended her it was disclosed at the inquest into her death held here She was found under a bed in her shot to She left two one to her girl chum and the other to her mother in which she explained her It was pointed out that she was a brooding and worry over the death of her sweetheart a few weeks ago and overstudy since that might have led to the The letter to her mother said Forgive me dear Come to me someday when I have Won the right to share in that high exist ence where sin cannot mar pure joy and happiness that has been honestly Search Made For Missing Woman By The Associated Press LOS March San Diego police and the sheriff of San county were requested by Los Angeles police to day to aid in the apprehension of Margaret religious and selfstyled She is being sought on a warrant charging conspiracy with intent to murder Burt former member of her church and leader of an opposing religious Although the police declared the abandonment of Rowans automobile on tho ocean highway near San Juan which was located to be a sui cide they decided she ha1 fled to San Diego and possibly co Balzer and Mary also members of Ro wans are in jail on the same having been namtd with Rowan after their arrest at the scene of the alleged Curious Throng Hear Al leged Hero Of Struggle Branded As A Draft By The Associated Press strange case of Jerry who claims to have been shell shocked out of his memory during the World reached a dra matic climax today when Chair man Johnson suddenly called a meeting of the house veterans committee to prove that the sup posed veteran is a draft a crook and In a committee room packed with a curious Johnson unfolded what he said was the true story of Tarbots declar ingthat his real name is Alexander the son of a French man and an Irish The chairman then began exami nation of long list of witnesses through he said he would show that in the days Tarbot had insisted he was fighting in France for his he actually was stealing automobiles in San Fran Among them was a depart ment of justice agent who had looked up Tarbots Across the tablo from the man whose czrsu had attracted nation wide attention and who proved an enigma to members of congress whose aid was solicited in obtain ing governmental Flora Dovo a rather plain woman of in a calm and confi dent manner told of her marriage at In 1917 to Howard Francis Noble and then nodded to the swarthy Tarbot and saia Man I Married That is the man I By Universal March Guresome details of how and why Harold Croarkin had slain 6yearold Walter Schmith were revealed to the jury The confession made to police officers by Croarkin was admit ted as The defense attorneys had the grounds that it had been wrung from the prisoner by con tinued Croarkin admitted that he had abused the child before slaying him and that he had killed him with a hammer to prevent him from telling his accord ing to his I asked him why he had done such a terrible testified Captain Martin of the He just hung his PAL IN HE Later he told us liberties with the he had taken ducing him to climb into the hay loft of the Devon Riding He said be immediately decided to kill I was afraid he would tell his father and have me put in the Croarkin told When I was in trouble before on account of a little they told me if I ever was arrested for that sort of I would be put in Under crossexamination OMal ley denied there had been any coercion in inducing the confes COLLEGE FARM tocation Struck Out By Legislature At Session Special to The News the legislature apparently invited a biddingcontest for location of the West Texas poul try and farm experiment Both Still Face Charge of Murder For Shooting To Death of Picture Show By The Associated Press FORT must pay with his life for his part in tho daylight robbery January 31 of Roscoe Majestic Theatre A verdict of carry ing the death was re turned by a jury in criminal district court at 11 oclock Silvers was tried before Judge George Hosey on a charge of robbery with fire Both Silver and his co William face charges of murder in connection with the slaying and robbery of Stone last week was sentenced to 99 years in the penitentiary for his part in the Courtroom Crowded A crowded court room heard the verdict At the none of Jiia relatives heard in fatal words of the His aged and sister Lange told of a stormy j y striking out the location provis it was understood today that the ami College extension service favors location of the sta tion on the type of soil which limits it to within ITj miles of Amendments struck out the pro marital life in which lasted only two declaring she could not stand Tarbot and consequently left him to divorce him three months later in If Tarbot recognized the woman j vision that the station must be lo who claimed to have been his Score Rebels Are KUled In Battle Ey Universal Service MEXICO March federals and L3 rebels were the to tal casualties n skirmishes it became An early morning raid in the village of Santa Rosa resulted in a rebel defeat and The five IcrJcrala were killed de fending a power and light Nubsta Uon on the outskirts of Mexico The rebels wore driven j Tho 23 wore vv I ported from Kcuttcrcd points throughout tfcc country by the war Son End Lives in Chicago By Universal Service March suicide pact between a mother and her 14yearold son was believed to have been revealed here today with the discovery of the bodies of Theresa and Anton The suicide theory was advanced after the authorities had read sev eral notes left by the woman Indi cating that no one should blame the The woman and her son were very close to each it was but there was no motive disclosed for the taking of their own COAL BARGES ADRIFT OFF VIRGINIA CAPES By The Associated Press March coal barges Bangor and each with a crew of five men were adrift off the Virginia Capes tonight broken away from the tug The tug managed to make She later expects to return to sea to search for By The Associated Press March coast guard cutter Carrebassett to night was dispatched from this port to aid tho steamer Cityof disabled at Tho ves sels position was given as 20 miles off Hatteras anil about 160 miles from She 13 believed to be only about ton miles from dan perous ffhoals with tho re ported blowing in that Tho cutter can not reach her before early tomorrow See DRAFT Page 4 Southern States Receive Big Snow By The Associated Preps March Xorth and East ern Tennessee tonight were digging their way from under the heaviest snowfall in many Buildings in North Carolina gave way under the weight of the and traffic wag at a standstill in both Virginia and North Schools and many Industrial plants were closed during the day and street railway service was abandoned in practically all cities of the Highway travel was an The which began falling yesterday reached a depth of 26 iches at High and ranged around that depth throughout the In the storm rode In on a sixty mile which paralyzed harbor traffic at Nor folk and Newport and flooded many streets in Norfolk with an unusually high Roofs of eix buildings at Golds and two buildings at Judge Impeached By Indiana Solons By The Associated Press March Indiana today broke a precedent of 92 years xvhen the house of repre sentatives of the genera assembly voted the impeachment of Judge Clarence Dearth of the Dela ware county circuit Not since 1835 and never before under the present constitution has the Indiana legislature accused a member of the Judiciary of derelic tion and crlmlnalityln Cigarette Smokers Given Blame For Chicago Fires By Universal Service March smokers caused fires in Chi cago in tho last fiscal year as com pared with the 75 fires attributed to cigar according to a re port wubmitted today to Mayor Devcr listing fires in was responsible for a large number of fires mil Hors dollars in loses were suf atod on the Roscoe and Abilene soil type in Taylor Jones or ShaCkelford coun within 25 miles of out the proposed appropria tion to pay for the site und required that the land must be furnished by tho inhabitants of the frec of cost to tho Another measure was offered seeking to establish an ex periment station in Hale or Representative states the and fxtension authorities favored loca tion of the Abilene station for the special study of poultry and Iowa Youth Kills Two Shoots Self By Tho Associated Press Temporary insanity was accepted today by the family of Blake Mc 18 years as the cause oC an attempt upon the life of his William Mc the slaying of two Em metsburg business and an ef fort by the youth to commit sui The shooting occurred Tues day night at the McMacken farm near Young MoMacken is recovering from his selfinflicted at a hospital He refuses to talk of the An inquest has been called for William and William Boblitt aro tho men They were McMacken told county when they re sponded to her cry for assistance when EInke attacked her in tho absence of her i Daugherty Jurors Still Deadlocked By Universal SenIre NEW March DaughertyMiller jury was locked up for the night for the second time at 11 oclock after deliberating for more than 30 While the latest reports are that the 3ury ia hopelessly the majority are said to favor ac quittal of Harry Daugherty and Thomas former attorney general and alien property custo They aro ac cused of conspiracy to defraud the government in connection with the returning of tho to the American Metals SENATE BATTLES By The Press March 57 to to call a truce at TO tonight in its battle over continuing1 the life of Us cam paign funds the settled down what threat ened to bo another all nigh scs the second in eight and he walked bnskly townrd Ins Judge Hosey had warned spectators against any demonstra Fate operated with raaio to ef fect capture of the two alleged bandits at the night that the theatre treasur er was shot down in broad day light before u dozen persons closa Details of the killing and rob amounting to were broadcast by radio and wtr heard by the city marshal who later saw the nvu youths passing They were blocked on their northward trip by a traffic jam near a creek where a man had been killed in automobile In their car were found two suit cases containing about ami three Terrell Appeals For Acreage Cut By The Press March plei to the farmers of tho to plant at least per cent cotton this year than they did last yeaiwas issued today by George state commis sioner of Terrell also stressed the need for marketing organization to en able farmers to have cotton prop erly stapled and sold col Texas farmers planted 000 acres in cotton last year produced nearly They should reduce acreage this year to not exceeding acres and produce not more than he Heroic Firemen Save Nogales From Flames By Universal Service March Only heroic work on the part of volunteer firemen saved the E s Side of Nogales froni being swept flames which destroyed three hi downtown garages late today with an estimated loss of Scores of firemen bareiy with their ilvcs when a yi lon gasoline tank Two Planes Of Good Will Land By The Pros March two planes of the main sec tion of tho PanAmerican good will flight of the United States army arrived here from Buenos Aired late PEXSIOXS APPROVED By The Associated March creased pensions for civil war widows at an estimated cost Of for tho first were approved today by the which agreed to senate amend ments to the bill carrying the in and sent the message to thJ AUTHORIZES March dent Coolidge signed iato tocui numerous bills authorizing the con struction of Thy across the JUo Grande at to bo built by ptarr County Bridge ;