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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE NEWS THE WEATHER WEST and Sunday generally VOLUME 1 SATURDAY Number 164 Nine Bandits Escape With Pittsburgh Payroll Five Drivers Are Knocked Unconscious By Blast Miners First To Reach Scene Of Wreck By The Associated Press March dynamite bombs sxpertly under a nine bandits today wrecked two ar mored automobiles by setting off the explosives as the ma chines passed and escaped with a payroll of the Pitts burgh Terminal Coal Com Most of the five drivers and guards in the two an ar mored truck carrying the mon ey and a lighter escorting were knocked unconscious by the blast but one of re gaining his had a pistol held at his head by one of the robbers until the others had gathered up the All the custodians of the payroll were one Holdup Near Mine The daring holdup occurred as the payroll cars neared the Cover dale nine miles from Pitta Castle three milea from was the scene of aholdup on when a payroll of same coal concern was stolenA guard was killed in that All officers in Western Pennsyl vania tonight sought the who were reported to have made their escape in two Cutting of all telephone lines In the vicinity of the holdup gave the robbers than an hours The robbery apparently was care fully Starting out with in the armored had been delivered to two mines when the two the second acting as an left the Library a main and turned into the old Bethel to deliver the Coverdale pay roll before proceeding to two other mines for ths Dynamite Planted Two charges of dynamite had been planted in the Bcthsl road about 100 yards from the main As the cars passed over the two about thirty feet were set off with an electric by the hidden Both cars were blown Into the overturning as they shattered near holes several feet deep in ground where the dynamite had been Howard and Edward Herbster were in the armored truck containing the money and William Learzaf and Lester were In the lighter the most seriously suffered a fractured when he was rtown from the car arid alighted en his The injuries of who also thrown from ma were considered of a minor Scoops Up Money Tarr was the first to regain As ha climbed to his of the robbers ran to him and forced him at point of a pistol to lie face While the one bandit remained at Tarrs side the others scooped up which was also In the armored placed it in See BANDITS ESCAPE Page 4 BODY OF FRICK TO BE STUDIED BY PHYSICIANS Mother Finally Consents To Examination Of Chicago YouthsBody By The Associated Press CRYSTAL March Fricks tortuous and losing battle with death will not have been in Convinced that perhaps other mothers sons may some day under go the samd rigorous treatment as did her first the little consented toIay to University of Illinois medical professors perform ing a post mortem examination of the who died last night at after withstanding for 108 hoars artificial It was not until early hfrs of the morning that doctors and scientists prevailed tncn her let Alfreds spiae te that it might studied In the Interests of and the next time such a case doctors will know FIRST PICTUREHOW FRICK WAS KEPT ALIVE The disease which cost Frick his life was first discovered by a It has since been called Landrys Physi cians admit that they know little about the and since It oc curs only in rare cases there has been little chance for them to study Time Necessary It will be ten days at least before the results of the study will be made it was announced by It was hard for the mother to consent to the Her first statement after she was informed of her sons death was addressed to She said please dont let do let ihem harmiana Francis Hos SHIPS COLLIDE III SHADOW OF NEW YORK CITY All Aboard Vessels Escape With Lives In Cosily Sea Crash mm m Service Transmitted By How Albert Frick was kept alive his Hes still our little you Bat Frick was She did net want any ether mother to hour after day after day that he was Disdain to Rest The fifty six workers for the Northern Illinois Public Ser vice who breathed air in to Fricks body throughout the long days since last dis dained rest They were grief stricken that Frick no longer would be among They will participate in the fu which probably will be held it was They received their reward from Frick who used only four words in expressing his apprecia tion for what they were doing for They are my he His parent could say no Traders9 Paradise A new section lias been added to tho classified which should interest the public who wish to Estate to FOR TRADE Two residence lots in Merlcel for late model coupe or acdarL FOtl TRADE Five room brick ve neer for truck or The above ads are in todays ho you have anything to trade kCal 68 and list it In eitlicr llenl to Exchange or MUserllancaus for sale or American Consul In Brazil Killed By The Associated Press SAO March Herndon American consul died tonight in a local hospital as a result of four stab Inflicted at the American consulate today by an American giving his name as David who was claimed that he had stabbed the American consul In self He went to the consulate on pri vate Goforth was taken to the hospital after being but died after an Te was married and had several ever since last Sunday until his death Thursday his inability to draw a single breath is shown pictured at the was a victim of complete paralysis of the respiratory In one of the most amrwtog feats his doctorsand other resuscitation experts kept air flowing to his lungs by rhythmic compression of his With Frick lying help less In a wheel chair two men at a time alternately compressed his chest and then released the pres sure iR the bjr the group photo was posed especially for the Morning News and NEA Service by mem bers of the resucitation squad to demonstrate just how tho young mans life was At the left of the group Is the John Ressman and T reddingbntolho ai0 Pangburn in the John Steppen and Telephoto wires were used by NEA Service In rushing both pictures from Evanston to By Universal Service NEW March shipwreck accompanied by all the thrills of a disaster at sent the Inbound freighter El Sol to the bottom in New Yorks front yard 15 minutes after she had been rammed by the Sac The latter vessel was outward bound for The crash came within a stones throw of the Statue of El Sol lies in 60 feet of only her top spars showing and her cargo of cotton and copper valued at is mingling with the mud of the No lives were though sev eral of the crew of 44 on El Sol cams near death when they were sucked down In the vortex caused by ships John Brick son of a veteran of six was twice whirled about the ship in the terrible suction before ho could fight through to still Badly Damaged Sac though badly damaged was never in George Winn of YT was seated in fore castle of the El Sol when the acci dent Through a heavy Extra Legislature Days To Cost State Bill Signed By Moory Reveals San Antonio Police Baffled With Skull Eight Named In Writs Filed In Federal District Court APPEALS SENTENCE By The Associated Press March Guillsrmo convicted in Reeves county of murder following the discovery of the charred body of an aged store and given the death sen today filed an appeal in the court of criminal appeals Liquor law violation charges wera filed against eight persons in Federal court here yesterday be fore Ida They await action of the federal grand jury for Charges were filed against the who made bond in the amounts shown Bessie Wilson colored of possession of intoxicating bond of Tom Odom and Earnest of pos session and of intoxicating bond of Mike Burdell and Melvln Puryear of possession and sale of intoxicating bond of John Pinanni and Pinanni of possession and sale of intoxicating bond of Tom pos session and sale of Intoxicating TWO FIREMEN KILLED March fire men were killed and seven others seriously injured in chemical blasts that followed a nre in the three story brick building of the Daigger Chemical Company here today Trunk Holding Find Belonged To Texas Oil Operator By Universal Service CAN March in completely baffled by the discovery today of two human skulls in a trunk left at the Pecan Hotel two years ago by an unidentified oil operator as a guarantee for his hotel this citys ablest crime inves tigators tonight started CJCCK reports of crimes and dis appearances of that period in the hope of connecting one with the gruesome find The apparently those of a man and were discovered by operators of the Pecan who opened the trunk which had been in In the trunk with the skulls a number of oil deeds and books on South Texas The oil opera tor left Instructions with How ell to open the trunk in case he The owner of the trunk has not been seen or heard of since he left the hotel two years owing a lodging bill of about Noted Physician Falls to Death By Universal Service NEW March Henry founder and director of the Hospital For Deformities and Joint was killed today when he fell from a window in his His body hurtled seven floors to a paved Frauenthal has been in ill health for the past accord ing to his Isaac Frauen a Frauenthal and his brother were survivors of the Titanic dis aster in Another Herman is also a phy The physician was born in He was 63 years old and the father of five grown His research work in Joint dis eases and deformities placed Dr Frauenthal among the leaders in this field in the United Frauenthal was largely in strumental in inducing Lo bloodless surgeon of Vi to visit this Texas Girl Robber Asks Continuance By The Associated Press March compromise gas tax of three cents effective until September and two cents there after was voted by the senate here Friday night about after Sena tor Robert Stuart had been removed from the floor by a vote of the The vote was 30 to 10 Senator Stuart spoke con tinuously from Friday afternoon until near ly In the meantime the proposed by Senator Wirtz of had been agreed to by 25 sen When Stuart was re moved from the Senator Joe rising to a point of personal privilege chided Ins fellow members for using the gag He spoke only a few and then the vote was By The Associated Pres over ho suQdenly saw the bulk of tfce j prolonged fight over the larger Sac City looming over El public policy and necessity not 20 feet from where he going to ram he shouted to the only other By The Associated Press March overheated stove was believed by Coroner James to have caused a fire near which brought death early today to nine all members of the same The victims were Clarence a his their and Harry sisterinlaw of and her one year old Harry only person to from the leaped from a second story window after making a futile effort to rescue his and He was probably fatally and also suffered from the shock of the He was being cared for by a Thetragedy occurred day after the entire family had at tended funeral of MrsAlice a sister o Marsh and Tho wire and accompanied his tho Marsh family to their homo aftor funeral to spend President Chats Class Pals By Universal Service March President Coolidge thrust aside the By The Associated Press March cause her husband is at the of death Rebecca Brad ley Rogers of former Texas university coed will ask fcr con tinuance in the Buda bank robbery charge against her when it is call ed for trial Monday In San occupant of the another sailor who had been elck several Winn dove for his suitcase and pulled out his and rushing to the deck snapped a quick picture as the two ships the Sac Citys bow cleaving a hole In tho stern of El Sol from rail to Wbistlcs With the first shock of the all was pandemonium on El Hurrying to tho lSee0 WaS LaSt Of Old Charles Knowles ordered tho life boats lowered and the whistle One boatload pulled away from El closely followed by a A third capsized In being John at first Kiowas To Serve In American Fort FORT March of state for a time today her said here and chatted over those good old college days with scholastic He had as a White House lunch eon James who was senior when the presi dent was a freshman at a New York pledged the president as a mem Dor of the Phi Gamma Delta so ciety at the Massachusetts Another was President George Cuttem of Colgate Uni the famous old Yale half whom the president knew in college OFFICER DIES By The Associated Press March Wilbarger county traf fic who collided with a truck late Wednesday chaa ing a car which ho thought was driven by the tonfi bandit who held up a Wichita Falls filling and fchot one of the died a Vrnon hospital this Interment will ho made at Ilnrrold Saturday Otis Amarillo Rogers became crit ically ill several months ago when he left a sick bed In Amarillo to come to Austin to defend his young Cofer Indicated the defense may DC New York College Student Ends Life By Universal Service March body of 19yearold Mclntyrc i University of Chicago was found with a bullet through the head In a lonely spot in tho sand dune region northwest of Chester Ho Is believed to havo commltteed An editorial clipped from a thft failure of boys Chirnpo of October who school too cnrly one of his In who although between 75 and 80 years old was u sergeant on active duty In the United States died today on the military reservation He was the last of the Klowa Indian scouts and believed to be the oldest active soldier In the The latter distinction comes through his work in putting down a Kiowa and Comanche uprising in Bccause of his success as a he was awarded by special act of tho unique position as regular sergeant as long as he should Scorning a comfortable cottage the army built for him on the Iseeo spent most of his time in a cooking his meals in the open as did his fore He mado a picturesque fijrure heforo his camp his long braids of hair draped over his The cottage did not go for Iseoo found it an ideal Although in the army for most of his tho Inidan was never known as a His services have been as there being no record of any brave deeds of heroism performed in the face of hostile reported to have been was picked up after the ship had gone He was found cling ing to the uptiltad end of a life the bow of which was under water at the end of the rope at tached to the Ho was re moved to a of diverting state taxes for 25 years to support of an flood control project along the Tar rant and Dallas county roaches of the Trinity river was loft undecid ed in tho house Recessing at the house will take up the issue again at Saturdays session called for 3 The opening battle Is on tho Stuart senate bill to assign ad val orem taxes on the Tarrant county portion of the district to support of the project in which that coun ty will have a An estimated of that sum will come from state tax rli version for 23 while tha county is to put up Another bill on the subject tax remission of Dallas countys end of the involves a portion of Wise coun ty By The Associated Press March Governor Dan Moody late today signed the Stevenson tax reform resolution which he recommended to both branches of the legislaturo as a means to equalize tax burdens of the The house concurred today senate amendments to the resolu which calls for a popular re ferendum on the question the first Saturday in Addressing the senate Moody explained that tho resolu tions seek legislative power to make a division of the states tax able resources so that the state government may bo supported al most wholly by intangible who are alleged to be three of the five men guilty of the outrages All parties concerned live at Five men called at the Davis home at night and forced the two to accompany them in an automo They were driven several miles from their home and forced to dis Tar was applied to their bodies and they were compelled to roll In the They were obliged to walk Couple Push Case Against Kidnapers By The Associated Press March Tarred and compelled to roll in the sand on the mountain top near their George Davis and her son in George Repko ap peared In criminal court today to prosecute charges apiinst Clarence Robert Fisher and Clem leavin tho valorem tax to tho By Universal I James NEW March The statement made by the Mexi emphatlc denial that either the j mil ConsulGeneral follows Mexican embassy at or tho consulategeneral New have ever conducted any propaganda in behalf of tho poll ries of wns Issued today by Arturo tho war In connection with certain reported to have bocn mado by I deny categorically that any of the publications Issued by this consulategeneral contains one single word which may bo con strued as an or veiled at against any American public On tho great est respect for tho opinions and policies of said officials has al been shown in tho publica tions and statements of this Klforts will be made to provide a greater source of Income from corporate By The Associated Press March Four days of the legislative will cost tho state about in addition to the sum al ready Governor Dan Moody tonight signed a bill appro also signed a bill grant ing the supreme court the right to transfer cases in courts of civil He tomorrow must approve the Petsch bill liberalizing libel laws unless it is to become a law with out his By The Associated Pross March Tho house today finally passed tho Merritt bill prohlbitiong the shoot ing of quail for the next five years In about fifty Texas PASSEXGI2RS KILLED By Universal Service March a passenger on tho President died last night after a dive into the ships swimming her head striking the bottom of the it tvas learned en the arrival of the ves sel She returning where her husband is located after a vacation in the United States ;