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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING I 1 ILv LJI i mil THE WEATHPT WKST rain in probably in north portion cold wave In north west portiont where the will fall 30 to 40 ae grew Sunday VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents SATURDAY MARCH NUMBER 170 Two Held For Murder OfHaskell Night Watchman Special Train Rushed To Disaster Scene In Arkansas By The Associated Press March Twentyfive people were billed and 30 injured in a tor nado which swept Green For accord ing to meager reports reaching A special train is being rushed to the scene of the Btorm from Arkan with nurses and March Sixteen persons were killed and twenty injured in a torna do struck at Green For last night Fri the telephone operator at Eureka told the Joplin Globe this The storm struck at Tinson a short distance south of and hit with its greatest fury in the south section of Green For1 Truant New York Heiress Is Found The whole south end of the town was swept the tel ephone operator The dead were placed in one church and the injured in an A special train is being made up to take the injured to Eure ka The storm struck at 7 LITTLE A second tornado struck Arkansas vrithin 48 hours to when an undetermined number of persons were killed or injured at Green Carroll according to meager reports reaching BANK AT EASTLAND INCREASES STOCK March in crease in the capital stock of the Texas State Bank of this city from to has been voted by the stockholders and the banks charter will be amended accord In The stock was sold to the origi stockholders at 20 percent represented by stock dividends and the remanider paid in NEA Service New Tork Bureau In an ice cream store at Lake they found Mary 15yearold daughter of a prominent New York attoiney and relative of James Branch She had run away from home and was missing six days because she wanted to live my own I Our By an unaccountable over the name of one of the candidates for mayor was omitted from a story appear ing m the Morning News yes Watson is a and his name was Inadvertently left out of our The other candidates are Harden Jefferies and Lee Tar DID YOQ EVEE HUNT TREASURE There Is a treasure for you in todays Classified hundreds of moneymaking HEBE ARE A FEW One firm here gives a car wash or grease absolutely TREE to the person whose name appears in their A nice six room house on Beech Street is offered for A range for A 1925 model Ford pric ed at Yon may have something you do not need that will be a treasure to Sell it with a want Phone COLD WAVE iS FORECAST FOR ABILENE AREfl Horticulturists Are Worried With Possibility Of Jack Frost Killing frost Is It en route The thought has been upper most the past fortnight the minds of West Texas horticultur With this section with warm color and the air fragrant from fruit and flower peo ple have been anxiously Will it frost thia as It did last year The probability looms that it The Abilene Weather Bureau was warned last night of a cold wave for with a tempera ture fall of 30 degrees or But the warning did not say 30 degrees from What For yesterdays maximum in at 4 was midsummer and a 30 degree fall from 82 would mean a temperature of only safely above the frost On the other yesterdays at 7 was and a 30degrej drop would skid the mercury down to only two degrees above This would be below the frost and if the day was clear and serious damage might said Forecaster the day will be In that if the mercury does hover around fruit may By The Associated Press March Much of especially the West ern will experience sharp drop in temperature Satur day and Saturday the weather bureau here predicted Friday nightA low barometer area attended by a warm wave central in New Mexico and extend ing east over the western portion of the cotton belt Friday was re tarding the southward movemen of the high barometer cold wave over the northwest it was By The Associated Press March 18 colder weather was predicted for today by the weather Amarillo tonight was stil basking in a balmy spring atmos Sapiro Is Pictured As Schemer Jew Describ ed As Responsible For Farm Losses By The Associated Press dream of a nebulous vision whereby he was to draw millions of dollars as legal adviser to farm ers organizations throughout the was held by Aaron declared Senator James Reed of Missouri at the trial of the libel suit against Henry Ford The white haired senator closed his opening statement for the de fense with the assertion that they would prove the good faith of the articles which Sapiro claims are ibelous and would show Sapiro was responsible directly or indirect y for numerous failures and the oss of millions of A peep into the private views of Henry was had when editor of Fords Dear born was put on as he first Cameron testi fied that Ford did not Impose his Austin Official On Road To Recovery By Universal Service March With three of the four soft nosed slugs which were fired into hi body by cit health officer who later hi own life by slashing his throat and already surgeon tonight are waiting for Adam city manager of Austin to gain in strength before probing for the fourth Johnson wil they Big Figures In FordSapiro Trial Now Under Way In Detroit Court Aaron now sueing Henry Ford for recently toured the principal cities of Texas under auspices Farm Bureau Cot ton and was beard by thousands of He addressed a large gather ing of Taylor county citizens here but a few months His theme cooperative market Ing of cotton y the producers as a remedy for depression In the Bureau I There is no mistaking the face at the right It is that of United States Senator James Reed of presidential pos sibility and leader of Henry Fords attorneys in the Sapiro George Higgins of Kansas Reeds law is pictured with It is another remarkable photograph taken on the opening day of the Detroit legal battle over a million cooperative marketing and Fords criticism of the deas on the editors of the week Although he had a leaning to ward Soviet Russia as an experi he did not ask the Independ ent to reflect that Cam eron Do you mean he is proSo viet Wiliam attorney for shot at the I did not say Cameron I said he was more tol eraint of the Soviet experiment than the Questions to bring out the au tomobile manufacturers attitude as to international money and whether he had ever discussed them with were consis tently objected to by Stewart Ford Gallagher finally asked that all papers and records of the weekly be brought into indicating he could not proceed Because of the slowness with which the trial is the plaintiff attorney said it could not be possible to call Ford to the wit ness stand Coolidges Wrist Baffles Doctors By The Associated Press March What caused the lameness in his right wrist is bothering Pres ident Coolidge more than the wrist He does not feel it be attri buted to the excessive handshaking in which he has indulged this win since it appeared after he ceased his daily practice of t ceiving visitors for a personal In he is beginning to wonder if it is the result of old fashioned Jarnes his physf likewise is somewhat baffled by the cause of the lameness but neither he nor the president feel any concern over The bandage that was applied yesterday was removed today after an Xray showed that a gathering of water in the had disappeared large f FlagDraped Casket In tunda Of Capitol At Jackson By The Associated Press issippi tonight mourned the pass ing of Governor Henry Whitfield while his body lay in state in a flag draped casket in the rotunda of the In spite of the request of Gover nor Whitfield that there be no the which thousands passed during the day was half con cealed by floral offerings which in creased as tributes from friends in distant continued to Business in the state will remain at a standstill until after the burial tomorrow at whers the governor for fifteen yoars guided the activities of the Mississippi State College for Friends of the governor will gather at the capitol tomorrow morning for the last rites which will be conducted by the governors Hewitt of the First Baptist church at Jackson at 10 Burial will be at Co lumbus at 4 oclock tomorrow af The body will be escorted to Columbus by the Mississippi na tional guard aboard a special Hundreds of telegrams streamed in tonight to Whitfield bear ing words of With re markable fortitude and strength she maintained a constant watch over the acting as nurse and superintendent at the mansion throughout his Whit field was an invalid during the first days of his A Whitfield endowment fund to perpetuate the memory of the gov ernor was started today by At torney General Rush who asked citizens to contribute to a fund to send two worthy girls to the state college for women each The movement gained immedi ate support from state Unrequited Love Believed Cause Of Mans Suicide By Universal Service March John the mother of three was the principal witness at the coroners inquest to day into the death of Harry Ed ward a traveling salesman from Hirl declared she believed Johnson had committed be cause she refused to with I Total for four She asserted that he had ati banks for tho past week WMQ tempted to take his life on two Imtho eoiTosponrliiiK previous occasions because his ar week in Ifcit they dent love making not recipro For the prpcedinp week yeac 1 Bank Debits Show Increase Over 1926 MORE TROUBLE FOR COOK Cleveland Authorities To Bring Up Old Case By The Associated Press March Frederick if his pa role from the federal penitentiary at is made will be held for Cleve land authorities who will bring him here to face indictments charging use of the mails to de This information was received today by United States district from War den White of the Bernsteen immediately went be fore Federal Judge Westenhaver and obtained a bench warrant for Cooks The indictments were returned in Cook was named with 23 all of whom were charged with using the malls to de fraud in connection with the sale of stock of the Petroleum Pro ducers Association of East Liver Slaying Occur red Last October Charges Against Two Are By The Associated Press March men are being held in the county jail here for ques tioning in connection with the killing of a watchman in a dry goods store robbery at Haskell last October in which a quantity of merchandise was taken after a gun battle with the No charges have been Sheriff Turnbow of Haskell countj was in Dallas last night in connection with the inves tigation of the killing of Haskell night who was found dead in the rear door of a store there Sunday October with a bullet through his heart and another in the top of the Through Abilene City Marshal Welch of stated over long distance telephone that thesheriff ana deputies had come to Abilene Wednesday on a strong clue that they believed would lead to the arrest of those responsible for Beauchamps When they arrived here it was learned that the suspects wanted had gone to Welch A constant search has been under way by officers throughout the Southwest since the murder of the Moro than in loot was taken from the Davis Economy Store at Haskell by the robbers who are believed to have killed Beauchamp when he sur prised them in the act of robbing the who left a was burled in October He was reared in that com THREE NEGROES CAPTURED BY AUTHORITIES AFTER ASSIOLT ON TWO WHITE SCHOOL GIRLS Angry Crowd Of Mil Around Coffeyvilie City Jail Where Were Held 2 Blacks Are Released Another Is Spirited Away By The Associated March Tear gas was used to re pulse an attempt by members of a mob to storm the city jail here tonight in search of three negroes arrested in connection with an assault early today on two white The attempt to force an entrance came after officers had announced that two of the negroes had been released from cus tody and that the third had been smuggled out of the While more than persons were milling around the a group of about 100 men climbed to the roof of an adjoining building1 and placed a ladder across to a window of the city hall in which the jail is When two of the leaders started across the lad der officers fired tear gas gnus and the men Texas Prosperity On Upward Trend By Universal Service March dication that Texas this year is in a healthier financial condition than in is reflected in a summary of income tax showing an increase of In come tax payers with a total col lection of to ac cprding to collector of internal revenue for this district which embraces ono half of the Baby Deaths Are Blamed On Staff By The Associated Press March negligence of two nurses and the great laxity and inefficiency of the medical staff of the Columbus Memorial were held responsible for the deaths of six babies February who were fed a boric acid solution instead of sterile a coroners jury decided No criminal responsibility was the jury reporting that there was no criminal The two Misses Aileen Callahan and Margaret who prepared and fed the solution were held while the jury said it was also their belief that there is a greater need for closer cooperation between the medical staff and the nursing In the last the re sponsibility of rest with the medical the report Collections for this year show an increase of over last A prosperous season for sections of the state around Beau and San Antonio was evidenced by greatly increased income tax returns from these Collector Bass Father Of Mine is Killed By Train Near Cleveland By The Associated Press March father of nine was instantly killed Fri day at five miles east of when be attempted to move his automobile truck from the path of an approaching Houston East and West Texas passenger who Was en route to the woods after railroad his car on the tracks to close a according to a negro witness and theengineer of the STILL EASIER By Universal Service CARSONS March divorces weremade easier in Nevada today when Governor Frederick Balzar tho measure thft required period of residence for seekers from six to three HURT By Associated Press March William Jennings Bryan nar rowly escaped death late today when the automobile ho was driv ing left tha turned over and rolled to the edge of a hlh preci 25 miles north of on the Tucson ITo stun ned flnd bruised but seriously injured when picked up a rrss Ing motorltt and carried on to I By The Associated Press 1 war broke out here late tonight when a mob of white who had be sieged the city jail in an at tempt to seize three negroes arrested in connection with an assault on two white girls at tempted to invade the negro The clash came after a group of youths had shattered practically window in the city hall and failed in sev eral attere is to lonrt Tho one injured was William printers apprenticewho was taken to a hospital with buckshot in his legs and revolver wound in his Ho is not fatally wound It is Waddle was in the line of fire and was not accompanying thoso who had started to the negro The negroes were not much in evidence on the streets here tonight but apparently antici pated an invasion of the resi dential section as they imme diately opened fire when the mob started toward their home At least 100 shots were Tear gas guns fired into the crowd apparently served only to increase the anger and feeling against the negroes which stood at fever heat throughout the day was fumed into a As the white members of the throng of or more made a Troop 140th Kan sas nntiennl stationed at tonight wns called out to render assist ance to the civil authorities In handling the riot Adjutant General Milton run to enter the colored section two negroes were encountered In a dark doorway and a fist flght immediately began which resulted in the negroes being severely Other negroes appeared on the scene before the two had risen from the street and immediately opened Pandemonium reigned as scream ing women and children pushed by scrambling men sought Young Waddle with blood streaming from his arm staggered through the street and Into the Coffeyvilie Journal where volunteer attendants gave him emergency treatment and rushed him to a Thesight of the youths blood brought another outburst of threats and more than 100 men and boys left the downtown district with cries for more IV JURYS HAM Bv The Assochitecl Pross March fate of Ben charged with killing Leonard Spavlnaw tonipht was in the hands of a Deliberations started following several hours of oratory by a white haired lawyer from who was a relative of the slain Given Permission Prior to the sortie by the members of the crowd had beenj permitted to enter the jail and search Officers assured them that negroes were not and prisoners were not By The Associated Press A mob of which gathered about tho city jail here uttering threats against three arrested in conoec tlon with an attfKc on two vhii4 school witwitted by county and jlty cers vho smugpled the out of the Authorities announced that of the Vanpes and had cleared selves and were released from The third Curtis a was taken away on a fire hidden beneath a pila of and rushed to an unre vealed He is being hed for further in Guard Entrance A fire attached to a pump was placed nt the main door ready to be turned loose should the crowd attempt to rush the en Sheriff McCrabb and chief of werai in joint command of the Both expressed determination to hold their prisoners from the moli at all Ten armed men were stationed at each entrance to the jail with orders to repulsf any atta k by the The mob formed late in the af ternoon when word tpread rapidly through the town that blood hounds from Kansas City had ar rived and had been given tha scent of the As the hounds led the way through the main thoroughfare of the city into the front entrance of a negro barber shop opposite tho city jail and through the door to the negro section of tha the crowd crew and excite ment became The town had been seething since the news of the outrages became thia Surround When the dogs led the way to qj negro the crowd surround ed the tho of ficers found three who were placed under Fear ing violence from the officers left their prisoners under guard and attempted to disperse tlHj gathering by saying that they hai found the house Tho ruse failed and after a two hour the officers made 3 Sec RACE WAR Page 4 ENTERS PRISON March given 90 years for tho murder of Roy treasurer of Majestic theatre slain in a holdup at Fort Worth on January arrived at the pen itentiary hero ami was tmiiiruidte ly put to work In the machine He came In custody of Bud prison transfer By Universal Service March Battalion of in abbreviated made Its first appearance When General Rivers Del with left for the battle front An gela a conservative re gime patriot and a woman col headed n machine gun squadron of 11 Another fvUuro of thode parture of tho troops was 10 yearoM carrying a rifle taller than The lad in sisted upon accompanying hia father to the scene of ;