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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WXftT cloudinets probably rain In north por colder in north VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents TUESDAY MARCH 15J927 Number 166 NAMN AS 54J1AJ 2AZ XZ Austin City Manager Shot AssailantDoctor Ends Lite m CONTINUANCE GRANTED IN REBECCA BRADLEY TRIAL King Alfonso of Spain Recovering Case Is RerSet For July Because of Hus bands Condition Otis to Be Star Witness By The Associated Press SAN that Rebecca Bradley 21 year old de fendant in a bank robbery is subject to periodical and that her Otis is responsible for loading a pistol held in evi be offered at her trial reset for July defense counsel told district court to day in a successful motion for Over protests of states at the court granted the former Tesas University stu dents plea on grounds that her Amarillo is counsel for the defense and a material Defense raotion for change of ventR was Kogers Suffering A physician testified that Rogers is suffering with tuberculosis and that to bring him here to court might prove fatal for The defense motion for contin uance said that the defense depends on Rogers for that put cartridges In the gun held oy officers arresting his wife on charges of robbing the Texas bank last He also will be called on to testify as to her al leged the mo tion in addition to his expect ed capacity as a defense whose marriage was not publicly known until after she was charged with looked on the proceedings today with a careworn contrasting with the smiling demeanor with which she evaded reporters questions at her prelimi1 ary She wore a green crepe with a high collar that enhanced her demure Mother In Court Grace her accompanied her to The state charges tha Rog formerly a stenographer in the office of former Attorney General Dan robbed the Buda bank by December She is alleged to have gained access to the back of the telle cages by representing herself as a newspaper reporter wanting to use a typewrit The ioldup was at when most of the bank ataches were out The condition of King Alfonso at who has been suf fering from grippe and was satisfactory last his physicians notified Universal Ser The king is convalescing and will probably take a voyage to Seville or about March He Intends to remain in An dalucfa for two or three until he has recovered First Delegates Arrive For Opening Session This Afternoon Last night saw the first delegate to the West Texas Retail Druggist Association conventioarrive for the annual meeting that is to be opened at 1 today in the city hall auditorium for a twoday ses Among the first arrivals were Roy MeKnight of the McKnight Sundries Waco Grady sales nanager of the Mer rill Company De president of the Crowdus Drug Dallas Fix ture Department Crowdus The delegations from Big Demure Becky Wests Only Flapper Loyal To Husband Daily Press League Of State Will Sponsor Rolling Exhibit Of Tex as Products By The Associated Press j March Ten tative plans for an allTexas special train to carry to the north and east in an emphatic manner some idea of the Immense resources of the and its were announced today at a meeting of the board of directors of the Texas Daily Press More definite as choosing the date for the trip and will be worked out at meeting open to all persons interested to be held in Dallas March In announcing the the directors said This action follows closely the success the recent cooperative effort of the In which some 250 full pages of newspaper advertising were setting forth Texas prosperity and opportunity and which advertising created consider able favorable comment in Texas and throughout the United This adding as It did to creating the widespread interest in the undeveloped resources of Texas and giving added momentum to the trend toward the led the or ganization to feel that the time is now opportune for concerted ac and to this end all interested persons throughout Texas will be called to a conference to be held in Dallas Mcirch 28 to complete the details of the allTexas Tentative Itinerary If the tentative plans stops of the train will be made at De Cincin New Philadel Mem Atlanta and New Until permanent organization is perfected the details will be in the hands of Pappert of The trip probably will start about IN COURT WITH Physicians Body Is Found In Cell Of Jail With Throat Slashed Johnson May Recover By The Associated Press March with an inch and a half pen knife that police POLITICAL CITIZENSHIP AGAIN DENIED FORMER GOVERNOR OF STATE BY LOVE PROPONENTS Tobacco Tax Bill Dies By Agreement On Floor Of Senate Bexar Counties Seek Aid From State Highway Commission By The Associated Press March a surprise house proponents of the Love antiamnesty bill affecting former Governor James Ferguson tonight called it up and got it finally 78 to about the same majority which it was engrossed after a bitter fight earlier j The bill Friday to the desk of Governor who defeated Miriam former for city phy from accountability for shooting and seriously wound r City Manager Adam a few hours earlier as the climax ofa growing dis agreement between them over operation of the city health Goddard was found dead in a city jail cell where he was being held withoutcharges pending outcome of Johnsons wounds from aoddards pisti i The city manager may recover the hospital When the first and only flapper bandit in western pretty 22yearold Becky Bradley faced the prim justice of Hays a story difficult reconcile with ban dits was Last December after the bank Otis a young rushed to her and it was revealed that the two were Then Rogers contracted pneumonia from exposure and At yesterdays it was disclosed that a palo little girl in demure is eternally She is on a job that has frightened the most hardened nurses The postponement of the trial means that she may resume her place at Otis Rogers doctors say that her task is to An arson ca against Rog ers is pending at Georgetown in ronnection with burning of a house near Round Officials Brerkenridge and other towns in West with a number of indivldral representa tives froTi smaller laces are due to arrive Those unableto get hotel rooms will be cared for through the chamber of The convention will get under way this afternoon with an address of welcome from Mayor Charles the middle of j Invitation to join with the league will be issued to the East the West Texas and South Texas Chambers of Commerce and Lieagne Officers Officers of the Texas Daily Press League who are back of the move ment are president Lee Denison chairman of the board Lowry Mar Corsicana secretary Sherman Houston San Angelo Standard Ber nard Abilene Reporter and News Texarkana Gazette and News Wilbur Globe and and Denton Rec Gates Open I cant jiellvei the keys of the as is the uual be cause Abilenes gates have never of a Round Rock bank said that a girl came in and apparently tried to stampede bank attaches toward the That was a few days be fore the Buda dosed to visitors Illhave to Decision Delayed think of some new but Ill Defense motion for ready fof the de of the bank robbery dared the mayor last night at oclock this morning byj John A Wgeks of Ballingerf John Austin Wesfc Texag druffgist and At 11 delay was granted until 130 so District Attorney Fred Blundell could file the states Procedure at the afternoon ses sion delayed final decision until late the More Violators OiS Blue Laws Caught crop of jury trials blossomed to day as the frlut of the third con secutive blue law Sunday ordered InSouth Carolina yesterday by Governor Taking their cue from Aiken and Camden golfers already acquitted by juries in magistrates courts of charges of violating the ancient Sabbath eight Sumter men and four others at charged with playing demand ed trial by their peers today when arraigned before The Sumter case was set for white that at along one against a gasoline dealer alleged to have sold motor fuel without a was lor next and cha ed i am flcial song leader for the See DRUGGISTS MEET 4 Aged Man Fatally Struck By Automobile At Dallas By Associated March few minutes after he had placed flowers on the grave of his Thomas was struck and fatally Injured by an automobile driven by Rob ert who was absolved from blame by Patrolman a The aged man was start ing to cross a driveway in the cemetery when the machine struck Second Moore Well Has Showing At Depth Of Producer in southwestein Callahan i due to get considerable attention from the oil fraternity for the first time in two as Pruitts Hugh Moore feet north of Mooie a small producer of high gravity oil from is on the sand with a fair oil showing and due to be drill ed in this It was stated last night by the operators that a liner is being run and preparations made for com Oil Continues on Price Toboggan By The Associated Press March three new gushers completed with in the last 24 hours in the greater Seminole attempts to cu production in the oil failed here The indicated production of the three new veils totaled about barrels 1 meeting here to per fect a plan for cooperation cur tailment on the fields ad journed without reaching an agree They had under considera tion a recommendation of an advisory committees of three that suggested a 20 per cent As a result of the operators said that production will be limited only by pipe line and storage A report of todays meeting will be made to Chairman Fred Cap shaw of the state corporation com who is watching the Police had failed to take the phylsiclans small pocket With It he had slashed his throat and wrists and bled to police came to Johnsons office and shot him after exchange of only a few He gave me a paper to Johnson was quoted as I told him Id have to refer him to the sanitary engineer and ho be gan It was learned tonight from city officials that members of the city council had virtually aprreed to ask resignation of City Manager la said to have had nothing to do with thnt of the Johnson served on the state board of control under former Gov ernor Pat Neff when God dard was state health Later Goddard became chief of the health department of Uni versity Refuses To Talk In his cell this God NewsOfDecir Despitc rv aks Out BY Amert anrl Universal Re production in whole or in part XEW March Padrly Browning lias vron 4Jic famous separation suit he brought ngninst Peaches Peaches has lost her counter stilt affninst and with it any chance of getting aH Supremo Court Justice Scepar has prepared an opinion embodying these This opinion will be unless last minute changes are made In his with a county clerk to Elaborate precautions to prevent nny leak in the decision did not in keeping Universal Serv ice from obtaining authoritative advance information of Its j Justice Kerpar rcpelli d nny sus that be make the decision j public except by filing It at In order to protect its secrecy until i it should actually on It was during hor administration that political citizenship was restored to tho impeached former her by an act of tho Action In Doub It is regarded as an even around the capital as to whether Governor Moody will sign the Ferguson supporters declare that if Moody does sign the Fer guson will be supplied with other weapon to use in political fhe bitter feeling that trxmya engrossment of porters apparently werk re lr trie face of a solid The measure was called up on tho suspension right of Represen tative Shaver of next in alphabetical order being an marked bill T By The Associated Press Representative dim mines bill to establish an agricultural and dairying experiment station in the vicinity of Abilene de feated in the house today by a narrow A committee previously had out the provision for appropriation for tiic which would have been under supervision of filo he dard would make no statement to to give it nnrl the exhibits BRITISH GIVEN ORDERS TO VACATE CAPITAL OF SOUTH KIANGSU fBy Universal Service Special Cable Dispatch March and British evacuation of according to a cable from the Shanshai correspondent of the Westminster Gazette About 800 residents are the dispatch called the southern is the capital of the pro vince of and Is situated eoutlx southeast of It is a great military de March ing reports are being received in London tonight about theclash be tween northerners and the south erners In the Chinese civil According to dispatches from some the Cintonese failed to break thenorthern line In re See MANAGER SHOT Page 4 other reports indicate that this clash was merely an incidental skirmish au4 that the fall of Nan king to likely at any is empowered to step in and shut down No largo waste has occurred as plettng the The first Dudley j if there is wastage of oil the state well camo about two years and created considerable excite ment for a Although the sand in the original well was a little it is reported making 15 bar rels a day of gravity Pruitt has another well It is Moore 3 and Is located 700 feet northwest of the discovery Suicide Verdict Is Returned In Death By The Associated Press SAN March verdict of suicide was return ed by Justice Whitfleld 1n the case of Mary wife of who late Sun day was shot over the heart with a small calibre revolver at her Members of the hearing a rushed into an ad joining room and found Tieas Her only statement was I have shot myself trying to unload tho No motive is freas was an expectant She came hero March 9 with her sisterinlaw and brotherinlaw from Pecos The and Frier of Reeves arrived tcday to make funeral Nevada Gold Boom Town Hit By Storm By The Associated Press March sixty rnlle gale accompanied by hail and snow tore down Weepahs tent city todayEverything move able went down the canyon in a wild swirl of tin tin camp gasoline and canvas Tho storm swept over the camp from tho direction of Silver Peak As the gale struck the tent dwellers there awoke suddenly to find their homes being lifted bodily from over their The timehonored custom of going to bed fully clad prevented ad ditional for the pros pectors were in condition to graji pie the storm as aoon as they They made a mad scramble to save as much as possible of their Even camp dwellers went without breakfast this All their cooking utensils h blown newspaper Other city offi cials were close at hand when the City Engineer Metcalf rushed from an ad joining office and grappled with whom Chief of Police Littlepage disarmed shortly after Johnson had been shot five three times in the chest and in the shoulder and hand The papers which Johnson said Goddard handed him had to do only with routine business concern ing the health and city engineer in the case to a trusted messenger Tho next move in the case will he for John of Pough the successful lawyer in thecase to prepare findings of fact and conclusions of law in ac cordance with Justice Seegars Alternntive findings may be submitted by Henry lawyer for The find ings adopted by Justice Seegar will become the Justice Seeprars dismissal of Peaches separation suit will served under a hotiso agreement to con consider any bill called up in that This morning Represcrra tlve Miner of adopted tha bill as his suspension measure and railed It Campaign Issue Senator Tom of former Democratic national com who made repeal of the socalled amnesty act one o his campaign introduced tha bill the first day of the fortieth It was passed in senate only after a four hour fili buster by Ferguson stahvarrg against ing They contained i compc if she desires future reports on some completed sewer work and an exchange of letters between Johnson and the engineering department about dis position of the No Open Break The two principals are known to have differed on administration and financing of the city health ByThf Associated Press March 14 The support from to offer to come back to him on his own termsHe is at liberty to decline the Observers of the consider it probable would accept such an offer if and that his principal condition would be an elimination of Ills mother Carolyn See MANAGER SHOT Page 4 the domestic establishment PROBABLE DECISIVE BATTLE OF RICARAGUAN CONFLICT I BEING FOUGHT IN INTERIOR By Universal Service M A N A March fighting Is reported In that territory lying between the towns of Muymuy and Tierra according to dispatches received here tonight from the war This between the federal troops and the may be tho decisive factor in the Nicara gua n close observers of tho situation Tha result A decisive of the battle is not tattle between the warring forces has been expected for several A peace composed of Influential members of the Liberal had prepared to visit Porto Cahezas in an effort to persuade Juan Liberal to lay down his arms and end tho civil war before tho tho Diaz government hadr massed its forces near Muy which is tho rebel Large shipments cr rrms were rushed yesterday to the Three rifles and 200 machine guns included In the tobacco tax died by agreement on the floor of the senate tonight after advocates of the measure had tried unsuccessfully all day to con sider the Carrying on an indirect fili which alternated serious speeches with speeches made for the purpose of killing time a group of 11 or 12 senators opposed to the held the senate on the Beck bus hill most of the Tho danger that adjournment would cut off many important local bills and the fact that tho minority had sufficient votes to break a or defeat a mo tion to suspend the rules to allow action on the tobacco bill today finally beat Senator leader of tha fight for the asked the sennto to recess until tonight with the Sec AMNESTY 4 ji Mississippis Chief Executive Is Dying By The Associated Press While Governor Henry field cannot livc more than a few there is no Immediate but a gradual decline in strength duo to a cancer of tho bone that may at any time effect a vital Juilus personal physician to the an nounced in a bulletin hero The governor may live for several but this may be shortened to a matter of ;