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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1927, Abilene, Texas THE ABILENE NEWS THE WEATHER WEST warmirj Wednesday VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents TUESDAY MARCH 1927 NUMBER 172 xxxxxxxxxxx Fresh Revolutionary Outbreak Is Imminent In Mexico Saturday Robbery Held to Be Demonstration For Benefit of Passengers Say By The Associated Press MEXICO March that robbery Sat urday nightof the Laredo Mexico City train was a revo lutionary demonstration expressed today by American passengers on the They said the rais ed the revolutionary cry of Viva Cristo Key Long Live Christ the and de clared they believed the rob bery had the dual purpose of demonstrating to Americans the existence of a revolution ary movement in Mexico and raising funds for revolutionary It is reported that about pests funds were taken from the looted express Holdup Story Among the foreign passengers whom none molstered was Harriman of whose story largely corroborated those of other A well known resident of Mexico who asked his name be with gave The Associated Press an account of the He said About Saturday night the train was stopped near Obregon Volleys of rifle fire began and Jasted 10 bullets whizzing through the Outside men yelling Viva Christo Rey and shooting In side some of the passengers were screaming and crawling Into berths or into the The military escort upon the train fled without firing a single This conflicts with other reports that the soldier guard fought some being killed defending the After the bombardment the at tackers smashed thedoors and entered my chief told the passengers not to afraid nobody would be hurt Turning to his men he declared he would shoot the first one who took even a penny from the pas sengers or molested them in any The chief declared sWe are attacking and burning this train so the people of the United States l know this Mexican govern has a real also vfey taking the government ship ment of coin in the express Ive had considerable experi ence with Mexican They always about viva for their chief but this crowd shouted noth ing except Viva Christo which makes me believe absolutely the assertion of the chieftain that it is a revolutionary QUELL ANNAPOLIS STUDENT RIOT i i i T A ifc Apartments Are Being RENTED as Is proven by the following Apartment For Rent ads car ried to The Suaday Reporter aud In all cases brought a Rent it FOR Attractively furnished 3room consisting oi two bedrooms and kitchenette hot and cold water furnished reason able rent garage paved FOR East nahed Phone R unf urnlsh ed close FOR large xinfurnlsh ed rooms close In at 725 Chest nut Phone TWO for keeping everything 1072 Slayer Of Babes Asks Death Chair Hero is Walter Scholl of Chi son of a who calm ly hopes for a speedy death in the electric chair for the slaying of his two His estranged Marguerite mother of the urged him to ask for the death Sat she announced of young assooT as iTer husbatfVls life was fed She is being held in jail for Chinese Rebels Capture Refuge of Foreigners Humble Brings In Wildcat Qf Barrel Pro duction By Universal Service March With a roar that was heard for the Humble wildcat well at Carey 18 miles northeast of came in a gusher late today from a foot At eight oclock tonight the well was making barrels through a quarter inch choker with 000 feet of gas Officials conservatively estimat ed thatflush production would be approximately If first estimates of flush production of Humbles wildcat northeast of in East are borne another gi gantic oil boom is due to be enact ed In oil authorities here A well of such great output is sure to bring thousands to field in a few weeks and to result in the creation of another large boom Humbles strike Is at least 100 miles from production and will create an entirely new oil play for the midcontinent With two flush production fields In their the effect on crude prices of another high product on field presents an interesting ques with more than barrels and the Fan with mere than 000 barrels have had much to do with recent slashes in crude oil It Is There is aiso in Pecos county another flush area in with two larger gush ers pinched In Awaiting pipcHne The industrys leaders predict no appreciable drop in production and no increase In crude prices until the end of the ELECT OFFICERS By The Associated Tress March James Buster of was elected grand Grand Lodge of Texas Odd Fellows Ben Richards of deputy grand master Ray Rector of grand warden Vestal of grand secretary and John McKee of Fort at the meeting the grand lodge Dal las was Detected as the next con vention Firemen Called Failed To Dampen Outbreak Governor Of State Called March By The Associated Press pressure fire hose halted a riot of nearly 400 Johns Hopkins University stu dents here tonight in the shadow of the Maryland state after shots had been fired by police and an appeal had boon made to the jrovcr nor for the national and Great Britain hare east of the prize troops there now to protect their long sought by the Cantonese Shanghai is a conccn their tration point for foreign fell hands The United land warships and for thousands of refugees from the These or the ChineseBritish hank Shanghai pictures show building tlie Russian soviet the with an American in the rear of which is warship hi tlie foreground Astor Gasps Of Expiring Winter Sends Mercury Down Fairly moderate temperature prevailed here early Tuesday although the wea ther bureau had issued a forecast Monday afternoon of heavy frost in West with light frost to the Gulf coast and another night of freezing Minimum temperature here Monday mornins war 29 while tiu mercury dropped to 2S New York Magazine Senior Of Vivacious Attractive Found Dead From Blows On Head Dapper Salesman Held By The Associated NEW March young married woman whose early The freeze has vivacious nature gained her the nickname of today dene only slight dimage to bloomj broke down after 14 hours of grilling in a police and in fruit in tho cf related to the police the sordid details of the murder of her Monday morning that temperature of 24 degrees or lower is neces sary to kill off the fruit pears and some berry plants have already bloom while apples are entirely according to Only Five Appeal Days For Hassell Ry The Associated Press March for George Tlns scll of comielcu slay er of 13 had not been filed in Ixcourt of criminal appeals the twentyfifth day of the 30 day reprieve granted hy Gov ernor Dan Moody to allow an appeal of a hearing on lias sells Tlie reprieve staved off Hassells scheduled electrocu tion until Friday of March The forecast for Tuesday is fair and SixGuns Bark in Nevada Gold City It was the old said the the eternal trian gle of a young woman linked in marriage to a man her senior a plot for freedom with Confession Universal Service March The first slaying in the Weepah gold field was recorded here today when Auguft veteran was found shot to i death on his From the position of the authorities judged the aged mining man had made an attempt to pull his own gun when he was shot Authorities cf Esmeralda and Tye counties are investigating the murder on the assumption that it resulted from a feud between holders of Lode and Placer OFFICIAL DIES BATON March rising from a laborers job to the presidency of the greatest industry in Charles Kelly head of the Standard Oil Company of Louis iana was found dead this morn ing in the bath room of his was attributed to heart cording AUTO STOLEN The Buick roadster to of was stolen from in front of the Grace ho tel early last The car is a ID 2 R j is belie model and tho highway number is may t Thu By The Associated Press NEW March Tuesday Henry Judd Gray early today coafessed that he and Ruth Snyder killed her Albert art District Attorney Xewcombo of Queens county In his said that he and tho vridow arrang ed the murder and the alibi he announced following his arrest today in Both Gray and Snyder Trere arrested on charges of Gray said he struck the first Mow with a pinch bar and that Snyder then took It and struck her Four 58 Sick Aboard Influenza Ridden Ship By The Associated Press SAN March Fiftyeight persons aro ill from Influenza and four have died on board the States army transport Clatcau en route hero New ao headquarjfrs hero late The vessel I the other man resulting in a crime of premeditated bru describedby thepolice as nnparallelod here in The principals in the crime are Lover Accused Albert art editor of a magazine of motor Kansas Military Rule Is Extended By The Associated Press March rule hero was extended by Governor Paulon early tonight after representations by a group of citizens headed by Stato Repre sentative Harold who ex pressed fear of further trouble be tween negroes and should the military scheduled for go into The puard will be maintained one if The committee of whose stand was Indorsed by Mayor Elm years his attractive hobbrd cr that it believed haired 52 and his wifes Henry Judd ord received by army here on but ahead of schedule e Wednesday night or accused by her In an alleged confession of the actual The eldest is dead from blows on the head with an iron bar and from his neck having been nearly twisted through with picture The other two are held by the po lice in widely separated cities in New Tork Gray was arrested In Fully dapperly a corset and husband and father with a resi dence In New shrugged his shoulders at the en trance of the they and denied any knowledge of the He had been in Syracuse since he and while he ad mitted he had been intimate with he added that he had never met her Continues Siory In a police station at Is land Snydor was according to the the story of tho This story was a new re plete with hJrid It com Soe EXERXAI TRIANGLE Pago 4 tho suppressed feeling1 between the race was on the verge of a break ing through the surface of mum bled threats of Trial Of Spavinaw Widow Start By The Associated Press March jury was sworn in tonight to try Anita widow of Leon ard sporting goods for murder in connection with his death last Thj trial was set to begin Selection the jury was ac companied questioning which Indicated that the prosecution will atttinpt toobtain a death verdict despite the fact that it only ob tained a life sentence for Ben Schuh also charged with Grcers i The Press United States iirmy PanAmerican goot will pianos Louis and San Francisco arrived hero even ink from Tho Kan Antonio la ojcpected to arrive tomorrow Bj The I revs March were made to Governor Ritchie tonight to call out the niilitia to stop a riot at the National Guard Armory here between fresh men and sophomores of Johns Hopkins The governor declined to take the drastyj action until other means had and at 10 two hours after the class battle had its inception every available fire engine in the city was pumping streams of water on milling sophomores outside the within which the freshmen were at tempting to hold their annual class Thirty Are Hurt More 30 it was estimated by police and officers of the two students were four Most of those to escape evaded police and Tha Annapolis after two ho rs of was Xearly every window in the structure had been broken and the outer walls were pitted by bul lets fired over the heads of thi Ly Annapolis police in their initial attempt to stop the The revolver fire had no and after emptying their the police jumped into tHe fray with their Students known to hr among injured include Charles possible frac ture of the skull from a patrol mans John Grayson and Gladstone Balti Injured on head by blows from night sticks Erwin Gor head and neck in jured In fall down stairway and Baldwin broken Those under arrest include Turn released from the hos pital at his own was tak en into custody on the hospital and Joseph Policemen Swamped Annapolis police number ing four was swamped in tho The patrolmen as serted they were fired on by tbe students when they answered the riot and they returned the fire emptying their revolvers over the heada of the milling into the walls of the Armory Tho fire were called out alter Governor Ritchie had declined to gve na tional guard officers permission to mobilize their men to cltar the building unless drastic measures had Two hundred of the rreihmen and 175 sophomores were RI01ING British Soldiers Are Killed By Chinese Snipers Marines in Orient Ready To Enter City At Command By The Associated TVesi March The native city of Chinas greatest port and most important trade which fell into the hands of the Nationalists this was seething tonight with bitter street fighting and turbulent Sitting on the lid of boil ing cauldron and guarding inhabitants of the inter national were 000 foreign protective including United States backed by the iims of the large international fleet in the Whangpoo Several times today the foreign settlement felt reverberations of the chaos reigning in tha native but tonight it v as very quiet with its residents obeying the warning to remain Of Great Gravity The created by ha precipitated oi thr crn troops and tho uC tha Southerners was ono of llu gravity for the foreign I tion and With a eral strike effective and the Etnsjis filled with truculent position of the intcmntionril set tlement was IraiiKht with Sniping and clashes between British soldiers and Chinese retreating North in the death of two British Punjabi soldiers and the wounding of ten other soldiers and There were no reports that Americans had been involved in the Although the International set tlement was quiet after day of the situation 1u tho native city was Terror Begins The advance guard of the consisting of plaia Four Are indicted For Beating Weekly Editor Ry The Associated Press including the sheriff of Treu tlcn held in connection with tho whipping of Flan weekly newspaper editor were Indicted on charges of as sault with Intent to today by the county grand sheriff Ray mond Joe Lee and Henry Me London were named In the indict By The Associated Press March 22 of foreign women and children s remaining in Nankins began daylight today because of close approach of fighting tween the Nationalists Northern forces the pects of clothes who invaded the na tive city this were fought by the retreating Shantungese and white Russians and a reign of ter ror began which continued The Northerners and tho clothes men fought fiercely and many casualties Several great firea started durins the In tho midst of the white Russians with a Shantungesa armored train fired heavily places where armed Kuomintanff bodies were believed to have con gregated and the artillery tire mollshed a killing sev eral One or two shells from tho native city fell In tha foreign but caused no One a fell irx the grounds of tho American Pres byterian mission without causing Shops Closed Tonight tho of the entirai foreljn settlement were patrolled by troopH of many and houses were closed anct only a few people wero on General Ho See SHANGHAI ;