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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST In tht Panhandle Volume SATURDAY MARCH WIN BATTLE FROM CHIN Sixtyninth United States Congress Closes Session Vital Bills Throttled By Unyielding Filibuster Coolidge May Be Proud Of By The Associated Press theunyielding grip of a filibuster in the senate throttling several vital the sixty ninth congress quit today by constitutional man a of im portant caught in the last minute jainfailed of it stated at the White House after adjourn ment that the president had no intention of calling a special If he adheres to such a program the seventieth con gress will not convene until Datves The fall of the gavel in the senate today was delayed until one minute past noon while Vice President Dawes lectured that body on its defective which had been utilized to clog the legislative machinery for more two days nightSi By TTnlversal Service March President Coolidge can point with pride to accomplishments of the 69th which rode into power In his great landslide of but the Democrats will find in its record of failures much to Legislation of farreaching im portance was passed as urged by the But the Coolidge Congress frequently refused to do his The great divide came on farm relief Although both houses of congress passed the Mc NaryHaugen bill by large majori there was no attempt to force It over the presidential iri his nominations President Coolidge was rebuffed by the senate as few presidents ever cave After rejecting his nomi Texas Park Cries For Dead Romana Morticians Skill Practiced To Alleviate Grief SAN the skill of the morticians craft was brought into play today to the feelings of Bracken ridge park tbs body of his dead Rom was carried Romana died yesterday and ever since she sank for the last time to the floor of her Rumulo has trump eted and shoved viciously against the partition that sep arated Anxious keepers read mad ness in his little red eyes and expected momentarily that he would run So it was that lengthy prepara tions made before the removal of the dead ele phants All openingsto Rumulos cell were closed with boards and a heavy tarpaulin was tacked over all Ru mulo shrilly as a truck sped with its Keepers say he will be dan gerous for a An never they say for seriate put Its foot down on other ap notably the nomination of Cyrus Woods for interstate commerce WallaceMcCamant and William for AntiCourt Wins President Coolidge jammed through adhesion to the world but senators who his way were repudiated in thA elec and the anticourt senators eventually through decision cf the foreign powers not to accept our In appropriating funds for con stfvction of three new jfessj defied the Congress overrode him providing for a greater navy and army had Major accomplishments of the 69th congress were Tax reduction which saves tax payers more than an Funding of all war except See CONGRESS EKBS Page 4 SPRIXG CHICKENS IK BIG DEMANT Inere Is always a live Inter est in Spring tut tbe Spring seems to bo the most popular time for raising poul Right now there seems to be a great clematMl for poultryt as illustrated by Hef Hns which in last Sim days Livestock and FOR blood Rhode Ts land Red from prize winning stock sheap while they Also eggs for 734 Chestnut Heflixi said she sold all tho chickens and eggs by 3 Monday and had a num ber of other II you wtoh to sell or household remember call fffll make the Just call and Phone It America s Legislative Boys Break Into Collegiate LoveFeast As S Finis Is Written To 69th Congress CHICAGO DIES Harry Pratt Was Formerly President By The Associated Press March iTarry Pratt president emeritus of the University Chi died suddenly of heart disease n his hotel apartment home here The noted educator had been 111 five but no anxiety had been He was 76 years Judson was president of the Uni versity of Chicago from 1907 until he retired in Judson was with him at the His Gordon hurried from her home but Judson was dead when she Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon in Joseph Bond chapel at the University of Chica with the Charles pastor of the Hyde Park Baptist and trustee of the univer Interment in Oak wood cemetery will Judson was born in James New the son of the and Lyman Judson achieved his bachelor of arts degree at Williams in 1870 and in 1883 gained his masters degree After his student days Judson was awarded honorary degrees by many universities and colleges tn the United States and Case Against Daugherty Is Discontinued In Jury Verdict 2 Year Term Faces By The Associated NEW March Thomas Miller was convicted today of conspiracy to defraud the government by a jury which failed o agree on verdict on similar harges against Harry Daugh The case against the former at torney general was at once nolle the alien property custodian in President Hardings administration and prominent in or ganization of the American faces a sentence of two years in At lantaand The cleavage caused by the jury s disagreement on Daugherty was completed when United States At torney Emory who twice prosecuted the moved for quashing of the indictment and found Judge John Knox com His husky with motion as he vainly tried to Daugherty faced the court and said It please the perhaps I am taking a liberty few men could I am the only attor ney I except that has ever been tried for a fel I am innocent of this charge I am grateful to the court for its courteous consideration during the performance of its was not As far as Buckner is he has prosecuted me mtfit butTiy reason the motion he has I have no complaint to make against him or anybody because I never claimed rights that every other American citizen should not be I thank you all for your personal Danghertys First They were the first words Daugh erty has uttered aloud in the court room during tire two Neith defendant took the stand in either and at the second trial Miller did not offer a defense the government had not proved its Washington Court grasped his brothers hand and the two left the court In another room a few moments Harry Daugh erty broke into Comforted by friends he said he would return to Columbus and take up his law practice as soon as he recovered from the strain of the seated near his heard the verdict without Miller did not reveal her emo Millers bail of was continued pending Motions for a new trial will be made next Should they be it was sentence may be Im posed The maximum pun ishment is two years imprisonment By The Associated Press death of Nathaniel Butler former president Colby TJni versity and for many years promi nently with the Uni versity of was learned He died at his home here aged DAMAGES By The Associated Press jury in the district court at late today award ed Thelma Olson Steven son damages In the sum of and for raid made on her home by Miss Elizabeth Grey Bulls wo man Deputy Sheriff Frank James and Cusacki Chief of Police Ed BY CORINNE RICH Universal Service Statt Correspondent months and months republicans and democrats of the house of representatives had fought like cats and But at noon today when the sixtyninth congress wrote finis to its the boys of the house burst into a spectacular and noisy lovefeast that would have done credit to any college under the skin j Everybody was everybody elses loving brother and only one purpose was in have a glorious fling after a hard They they they joshed one all they said pretty Eulogize Selves That began at oclock after the last bill had been sidetr fc One after they rose to their feet and eulogized one and the world in Longworths gavel came down for Deaths Highway By The Associated Press NEW March traf fic policeman who plunged Into a fivestory burning tenement to res cue screaming children died a vic tim to the flames in a Spring street building today beside the body of an aged man had attempted to Then the fun The navy band filed into the well of the auditorium just under the speak drag to The policeman rushed up the flaming stair case and helped sev eral tenants to fire escapes before thefiremen The blue coat identified by his partly melted badge as Harry was found near the foot of thestairway leading to the By The Associated Press NEW March licemen are in the hospital threat ened with pneumonia and four oth er persons required medical treat ment for injuries as the result of a futile attempt to arrest George East river today after he had re sisted efforts to place him in Belle vue hospital for The boy is By The Associated Press March body of Mervyn ReesDa only son of Sir Colin Rees former acting colonial sec was found hanging today in his room at Corpus Christ col Cambridge No explanation has been By The Associated Press March bert a 16yearold student at Central High school com mitted suicide in the corridor of the school building today by shooting himself through the head with a The boys a teacher in the was within hearing of the She could give no By The Associated Press March ed in negligee and sprawled on her bed in the Hamilton with a bullet through her the body of Miss Florence a registered was found to Police are investigating murder and suicide ers A piano was in from Leads Singing After The Star Spangled hauled ner and America were Ban sung In most respectful Rep resentative Clifton Woodrum of a pro In the field of chorus mounted the clerks desk and led the sing Representative Fred A Britten of forgotparty lines and helped out as master of From a packed the galleries were packed and folks spilled through the Charles wife of the Im not through Miller a few minutes after the verdict was Both Are Cool The coolness between Daugherty and Miller noticeable during both trials was more apparent after tho They did not offer con gratulations or in the By The Associated Press March an American Woodrum The End of a Perfect and everybody fol lowed with the Gangs all Now well hear from the press said and wha should come from that gallan done in falsettos of every key but How Dry I Boys Will an avowed yelled up Ill say the press boys sing than they And pandemonium broke There was a lot more singing everything The Sidewalk of New York and God Be With You Till We Meet Again t Mother And the sing erj included beside the boys and the Gallery an hon esttogoodness opera prima don republicans to the con trary brough down the During it Princess the colorful Rooseveltian wife o Speaker sat right be side her distinguished husband i the presiding court Daugherty and Miller were charged with conspiring to defraud the United States of their honest and unbiased servicesin the allow ance of claims for pro ceeds of the sale of impounded American Metal Company It was alleged they received part of a fee paid to effect the al The jury in first trial set a new record for the federal build ing by deliberating the case more than 65 That record fell during the present when the jury stayed out more than 70 FIVE LOSE BATTLE WITH SEA TWO ARE RESCUED BY GUARD By The Associated Press March broken schooner spewing bundled laths and long beach strewn trith wreckage told tonight of another battle with the sea In which five men lost their lives and two saved by thi The evervigilant coast vraveswejt with apara dragging In the churn 5nf and only of fortmart Earl Mayberry was arrested today on charges of murdering two Florence Harden and Earl by means of an ex plosion at their home here Febru ary By The Associated Press POPLAR March officers today were scouring the swamps along Black river in an effort to find Onle who yes terday shot and killed Frank Mad 40 during a Montclair of Hali fax for New Tho two men taken through the surf on a breeches buoy Just before theship split two Nathan Bagg of New Found and Garland Short of Bona Tonight both were re covering from Those lost were Captain William McLcod of Male Wil liam Dowling of Cape COURT DECIDES IN GOVERNORS FAVOR By Universal Service SAN March The governor of Texas has the right to grant pardons before a final cis position of the case against the pardoned person by the court of criminal Judge An derson of the 37th district court ruled today in discharging Herman who had been arrested urder a capias issued under a man date of the court of criminal ap peals after a pardon had been is The state sought to prove that hundreds of pardons granted by former Governor Ma Ferguson were illegal as the pardons were granted before sentences were ap proved by the court of criminal ap Judge Attempts To Dodge Camera Maine Officials Call Halt To Wedding Between j 14YearOld Boy and1 Blonde By Universal March almost every ar ow In bis quiver flung in was n sore distress here tonight over in unfortunate turn In the love af air of William a husky Maine farmer and his Thelma a blonde di vorcee of 27 William and Tibbetta today announced they were more deter mined than ever to be united the bonds of but the town board of selectmen positively re fuses to sanction issuing of a mar riage license to The president of the didnt want to said Were sitting If a license Death Battle Is Lost By Delaney By Universal Service March brave weeklongbattle wit blood poisoning was fought and los by Jimmy Paul light who die today despite two operations and blood Three weeks ago In a fight wit IVIaxie Delaney sus an Injury to his left elbow He paid no attention to A few days later he fought at On his return to Paul an Xray examination showed that a bone in the elbow had been splintered and had caused an in Delaney was developed for the prize ring by Tommy and Mike Gibbons last summer when he fought Tommy Loughran in Phila delphia on the same card with Gene Tunney and Jack he showed promising championship By The Associated Press March Plans were under way here to night for a benefit carnival for the family of Jimmy Pauls light who died in Minneapolis early Gene worlds heavy weight may appear on the program in an exhibition promoters Delaney helped prepare Tunney fhis fight with Jack s it will have to be on a written order of the supreme court of The members of the selectmen didnt take a formal vote on this we didnt have We discussed this among our selves and we all agreed that there s no sense In letting a boy of 14 marry a woman of who already has a We understand the boys folks are caurt about It We will fight it to the Thus coldly spoke the al most as bleakly as the snowclad hills which fringe tho Kenncbcc river up Brings Young Williams romance with the pret ty divorcee began when Tib betts came to the farm home of his and Leslie Buz two or three months ago to do To the farm Tib betts brought her 5yearold wearing the bobbed hair of the modern she quickly found herself attracted to the stalwart son of the Wil liam legally is only but within a short time he will be as every one he looks big enough to be 17 or All went William obtained the consent of his parents to the They even went so far as to go with him to the town Lottie Foster refused the license and informed the board of select men about They stood with her to a Bill Is Lovesick asked to analyze the strange surges of emotion which swept over him at the thought of could only say Maybe I am too I only can aay that the thing I want o do most of all in world la to marry I love Thelma and she loves We have the minister Pa and ma say Its all so why cant we have a license just tall enough to reach up to Wlllams broad echoed every so he ducked when Lhe camera man He is the figure at the left in the upper pic The lower taken pre shows how the judge Judge Dearth and George Muncie have been battling each Judge Dearth convicted Dale of and recently ordered Muncie newsboys to sell no moro copies of Dales Fifteen Hundred of Soldiers Parade In Downtown Streets of By Universal Service brief clash between the American marines and Chinese soldiers in Shanghai resulted in a bloodless victory for the according to a dispatch to the daily news to The report states that a group of General Sun Chuan Fangs demoralized in full comiaandeered a launch in the The launch belonged to the Stand ard Oil The Chin ese soldiers forced those on board to steam the with lighters down By The Associated Press hundred United States marines paraded through the principal streets of Shnnghai The parader lasted two merely to afford exercise the men ami not as a of force Sco SEAMEN Pif 9 BODY IS FOUND Hy The Associated Press March mael Gonzales was found dead here his body lying near an Irri gation The coroner rendered a verdict of Only ton days ago Gonzales wife was found shot to death at tho home of a friend and her awsailant un DECrSlON PENDING By The Associated Pres March ernor Paulen wiil decide tomorrow whether he will request ilie gover nor of Oklahoma to a writ of extradition tho return of and Victor Wilson from to to face charges of kidnaping j Heroic Workman Is Killed In Explosion By Tho Associated Press March rescuing an employe overcome by gas fumes In a railroad tank George superintendent of tho McKean County Oil Refin ing Companys plant at Farmers 30 miles from lost his life when an explosion blew him through the manhole the car and hurled him 50 feet Moodys Suggestions Are Accepted 8y Groups At Austin Associated Press March action at this session of the legis lature on the Rapollnc tax and itentiary bills seemed cer tain today as both measures Vere favorably reported to the senate committee Governor Moodys suggestions were accepted by the committees on each the amendments to tho gasoline tax bill providing for a 2cent tax and the committee substitute for tho penitentiary bill simplifying the language of the original house When the gasoline tax from the house tho bill provided for a 3ccnt tax instead of the 2cent levy advocat ed by Tho governor helped rewrite the penitentiary measure in an effort to eliminate much of the detailed directions contained In the house bill for the reorganiza tion and management of As rewritten by the governor and a senate the bill provides for a penitentiary board of nine members and lays down broad policies for the guidance of the Wise discretion is dele gated to tho board in the enforce ment of these In amending the gasoline tax the committee strove to benefit the highway commission and the small counties of tho state which now re ceive insufficient funds for the con struction of lateral The gasoline tax was reduced to 2 cents a gallon and the motor registration bill a companion was amended to give the commission a larger share of tho license Appeal When the launch was opposifiS the Standard Oil companys officials saw signals urgently appealing to a United States This without the aid of diplomatic in dispatched an officer 60 with a machine to The approaching tha commandeered unslur their but the heavilyarmed Chinese soldiers gave up without a The American marines boarded the ejected the throwing many of them board without launch was then returned to its The situation In labor according to the dally news patch is dally growing more Shanghai police view the labor agitation Strikes Urged The municipal police have covered thousands of urging a strike and the procuring of arms from the retreating The pamphlets are iii as follows Slogans are useless if our hands are therefore wo muss have arms and ammunition with iron bara and axos will on able U3 to safeiy create fjanccs and eject the foreign soi Damage Suit Trial To Break Monotony By Universal Service March second trial of a damagfl suit will break the monotony o prison Hfe here next week for than Leopold and Richard serving life sentences for the der of little Bobbie Charles a taxlcab charges thetwo youths mutilated him in the course of their hectia Reams first trial resulted in a hung BY ERROR OF THREE NURSES By Universal Service March the death of one more baby today as result off an error of nurses at Columbus Memorial the total dead now stands at At the aamo charges and counter blames and dodses and even a political scrambio devel Tho tnrcc nurses who have tU t 1 Maude Lee Mudd Indian milled responsibility for feeding the 1 borjo of distilled have been sus pended by tho authorities until tho situation is Hennap city health explaining that tho case in question was one tor tho but at tho sams tlmo dcclarlnu it Is his duty to watch over the conduct of the city was attacked by Coroner Oscar who hotly declared See Spectators Save Pythons Trainer By Universal Service SAN March and pulled to the floor of his snake pit by a 32foot python over which he was was saved today b three onlookers who jumped into the pit and tore the snakes coils from his Tho recently brousru here from the of wrapped Its coils about Laugh ncys ICRS and dragged him Led by tho onlookers pulled the pyth on from Us victim slightly from the ;