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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Owh Newspaper THE ABILENE NEWS THE WEATHER WKtT In north portion Friday VOLOMfc 1 Price 5 Gents THURSDAY MARCH PAGES Number 174 ERICAN Governor Moody Grants Hassell Second Execution Stay m x x RECORDS BROKEN AT BAIRD CONVENTION Smiths Chances In Talked One ihousand Flock To Annual District Soiree Of West TexasCham ber 01 Commerce BY MAX News Staff Correspondent March More than a thousand West Texans went in cahoots here today to raise Bairds popula tion by In the his tory of the West Texas Cham ber of Commerce there never lias been a district convention as big as todays Oil Belt We ourselves wondered if the Littlefield convention of wasnt about as but Arthur Dugsan set tled that point in his besides being pres ident efthe West Texas Cham ber oif halls from and he said today i are agreed that this registered delegates and visi tors than any Dublin won the next conven timt after a sizzling with Mice Going The oil belt has had a fine In spite of the late falling off of and this has been a great day for the boys from Put Cross Rising East Breckenridge and They were all everybody knew everybody Burleson Discusses Goodys Possibilities In National Politics At Austin By RAYMOND BROOKS News Staff Correspondent ernor Al Smith is the most avail able man in the democratic party for the presidency former Postmaster General Albert Sidney Burleson said here He Former Postmaster General A2j linked this with an opinion that bert Sidney Eurleson believes Gov his fellow cabinet member in the Peaches Optimistic Despite Loss Of Separation Suit Against Daddy ernor Al Smith of New the most available man in the demo cratic party for the presidency to This was his declamation He also made the prediction that Governor Dan Moody would be the Texas democratic choice for United States next Moody has been boomed as a pos sible running mate for Al Burleson would carry every state in the south if next If Texas seeks to haxe Moody nominated for vice president of the United the party should in struct its 40 votes for Moody lor president in order to carry weight in the selection of the Gen eral Burleson Al will carry every state of the solid south if he is Burleson He declarator Smiths Vieis are same as President who he pointed vetoed the Vol stead act as too The law was over hla Mc Adoos own actions have dealt him out the In orin ion of General Those who say they oppose Smith on the grounds of prohibi in General Burlesons opin ion are fighting because he happens to be a but the south has no place for he Asked his opinion of Moodys being paired with Smith as the vice presidential candidate General Burleson I believe if the people of Texas favored the orgy of handshaking was j today by Marle 27 years Moody for vice president they reminiscent of the ancient eohfpssed to to send their delegation in Down By the Old sne nafl to per stnicted for him fQr president As one of the banquet speakers jured testimony which sent Conrad otherwise tbe Delegation I believe was dwelling on friendj to prison under ltfejshouid go In order to Bhlp as West Texas finest charm sentence for a murder he did not vote for tjje next best available Jealous Woman Confesses Perjury That Sent Miner To Jail Press March A second man was placed In Jeopardy Wilson Mc Adoo will be a factor in next years national and the pre diction that Governor Dan Moody will be the Texas democratic Movie Celebrity Is Abilene Visitor Death Warrant Illegally Farmer Judge Declares April 25 Set By Reprieve has lost young wife of Edward By The Associated Press March Impending death by electro cution for George Hassell of who says he has kill ed 13 today was de layed another month when Governor Dan Moody granted him a second 30day stay of Hassell originally was sen tenced to die February un til the first reprieve set the date up to March The second reprieve was granted Moody said because of an order from the district judge of the Farmer district court holding that death warrant for Hassell was illegally The Partner county sheriff has been ordered to remove Hassell from Ills cellIn the Texas peni tentiary to Borne safe Jail pend Daddy Bhlp ladies and traveling over this country is like going to hell you meet your friends Baird anticipated a big for Tatum of the Chamber of Comerce had done his job but Baird expected nothing like the crowd that poured n be fore There were at lesst one thousand The sidewalks couldnt hold The main street had to be roped and they milled up and down the broad following the Im promptu parades staged by each of the six visiting bands In The scene reminded oldtime con vention followers of Polk at the big convention last The bands were the McMur ry Indians of the Ranger Cisco Big Dam Dublin Cross Plains Chamber of Commerce and John Tarleton College of Stephen Fire Enlivens Proceedings While the morning business meeting was in full swing in the Bigel a frame garage back of the theatre caught Bairds fire manned by volunteers hoarsely Clear the way came rolling down the The McMurry bandsmen hustled to the and while the fire was being extinguished the loss was trifling Therell Be a Hot Time the Old Town After that nothing happened tmtll when the big crowd Btormed Baird Tabernacle for dinner The ladles of the ParentTeacher Association had heaped a sumptuous spread on long each sixty feet with two notsolong tables cm tho stage for speakers and dis tinguished There were platea for 500 The place was filled In a with 200 fmngry men and women left out 1 The situation looked desper but the ladles rose to the oc casion by serving the crowd in re Evelyn who had a a good many tha got lenty to About 800 were Registered vote for the next best available If Moody succeeds in carry Charlie a miner of ing out the iegjsiation he has spon Free was charged with murder in a warrant issued this af ternoon after the Jackson womans In which she implicated Williams In the killing of Leila Hicks An Indictment charging her with perjury against Dabney was pre pared for submission to the grand jury Her statement was obtained at the jail who was pardoned had been be fore the grand Dabney told the jurors that Miss Jackson swore me Into the peni tentiary because I refused to desert my family for He said she had told him the body found in an abandoned which she Identi fied as that of Marie was a woman named who had been killed over her Miss Jackson told the authorities today the body was that of Hicks who disappeared In Cole was known to have been married five times and Sheriff George Webbs force had been trying to determine one of her husbands was named Miss Jackson explained her testi mony against Dabney by saying she was mad at him after we had a falling Assailant Writes Will Before Death By The Associated Press March Austin city wrote his will only three days before he shot City Manager Adam Johnson four and then ended his own sored this he can be elected United States senator for wtihout any wealthy New is tottering on her publicity built foundation of It is the end for the wiseones The other day she lost her sep She found herselfdenied alimony and with only 51 50 in the She Isnt so downcast Ive got my apartment rent paid up until she She claims she has numerous vaude ville and night club to be filed In the court of criminal appeals Issuance of the death warrant for Hassell is thought to have been illegal because he Is said to have given of appeal be fore the warrant was made A sanity hearing for the con demned man also may be The state board of pardons yes terday recommended additional clemency for Most Die In April Unless a reversal occurs In the court of criminal appeals or a hearing established he Is not of sound Hassell must die April barring a third Mary an nonfat to gosfl v ness cinema stni and all that sort of easily left Abilene last night after visiting friends here for This bit of youth couple of ful femininity is so good that one doesnt read face cream testimon British Soldiers Destroy Chinese Stronghold Of Piracy Manifesto Is Issued By Universal Service March hundred and seventyfive Americans left Nanking to forced to evacuate by the increasing intensity of the battles between the Northern ers and Bluejackets from the Ameri can cruiser Noa are guarding the American The situation is March old established stronghold of piracy in China fell today before an upto the minute attack in which air plane bombing Bias a notorious resort ot sea situated a short dis tance up the coast from was demolished by British war aircraft carrier twq cruisers participating in After the bombard in which no 1ves were rc By Universal Service March bench warrant for the ar rest of Frederick former Arctic to be aerv ed immediately upon his release from federal prison was re ceived in It came from and ordered that Cook be held for return to Ohio on indictments returned there In United States District Attorney Williams said he did not contemplate taking any immediate Us i3 awaiting the out come of the governments appeal in Texas from Judge James Wil sons probationary release Denton Speakers Defeat McMurry March 23 a unanimous deci sion Sloan and Otis North Texas Teacher College de defeated Earl Nowlin and Ralph Steen of McMurry College here Wednesday The Denton team supported the negative side of the question Re solved that the Volstead Act should be so amended as to permit man ufacture and sale of light wines and beer In the United life In aJail it was revealedThe argument of the local team today when the Instrument was was the principal factor in winning filed for The drawn March con tained only two re spectively naming his Mary Ernest the sole legatee of the and appointing his and Mewhinney of as The official registration of one Mabel Wroe was witness to the wills made on official dollar delegates was 624 when the Banquet had 40 In IMJDRP MEETOftt 4 city of Austin Iwt of the as the delivery of the two teams was about i UTA SUES AGAIN By The Associated Press LOS Grey Chaplin made another at tempt to obtain alimony from Charles Spencer Chaplin pending trial of her divorce when she here asking for counsel costs and funds for wupport of herself and children beginning Ruth Paces Uttering Piercing While Vagrant Cell Mates Snap Sympathy5 Boyhood Pa Of Henry Gray Breaks Alibi By Universal NEW March The swift flight of justice begun on Long Island Sunday morning when Albert Snyders mur dered body was still swept onward brushing aside the perfect alibis of his his wife and her para mour and causing their indictment late this afternoon on charges of first degree murder less than 24 hours after their arrests on that It sweeps on starting early in the morning with the arraignment of the pair for the violation of one of Gods which is mans Thou shalt not Tomorrow in county Long Island the whilom wiH again face one an other and if the last vestige of love is not gone from their it is not because worry has net tried to efface fl IT MUST BE SO By Universal Service March Julius Venable was brought before court today on a charge of intoxication after he had stood on his head for five minutes blocking traffic on a downtown the judge made the man repeat his per formance In the court Charge the judge Anyone who can do that for five minutes Is Physician Is Held For Wifes Death to By The Associated Press March Ifila Signed hv hW it all came She was Interviewed by Prexy spotting editor of The Morning It was a bit out Proxys movie Its a that impression of It under his Tho Morning on th0 sport the great commercial center of By Universal Service March With Knut Houck in cus tody In police tonight awaited the verdict of authorities as to his Gladys Warren met with foul play or committed sui Houck is wanted for quest Her body was taken from the Potomac river today badly decom She had been missing since December Preliminary exam ination revealed no marks of viol ence former psychiatrist at Elizabeths hospital will be returned to Washington as soon as his condition po lice Preliminary examination of the police failed to reveal marks of violence or the exact cause of Rnth Paces Cell Tonight Ruth Snyder paced her cell in the county At times she stopped to utter piercing cries that the vagrant women who o her companions behind the rs do not relish in the dead of j 1 shut your Youre no better than you dirty murder snapped her Jailmates as they tossed on their hard That was the sympathy given QAPTAtlfV TQ tho woman who had betrayed her if x J stripped him CntlCIZed In WeStof his strength with liquor and and then aided in his By The Associated Press March Ne today told President Coolldge that the country would Henry Graya lot Is little Being a or of the male sex at he Is endowed with a little more stamina despite his slighter form and sunken He sat on if Secretary Work retired his bunk In the Queens county Jail head of tho Interior department as tonight and alternately wringing his hands and clasping them to his sought the solace that would not Cover Affair Today Gray ho had been asleep at find hs clos he wain mishandling the affairs of his Nevada and othftr western Senator Oddlo advised the presi were dissatisfied with Secre tary Works handling of Indian af fairs and the closing of a number or land in Slain Operators Wife Is Witness By The Associated Press March Maude of Sand Spavinaw Woman On Trial For Brutal Murder Of Husband By The Associated Press picion of witness tampering was expressed by defense attorneys In the murder trial of Anita Greer todny when two state wit and Myrtle admitted on the stand that they had been living at the home of Sheriff Kelley since last Both when that any attempts had been made to influence their and said that they were staying at the aheriffs home because of rumors that they would be prevented from Greer is being tried for the murder of her Leonard whoso body was found in a fire at the Greer home of Most or the testij mony today concerned the friend ship between Greer and Ben her alleged who was convicted last week for the killing and sentenced to life imprison Shanghal will become not only a strong base for Chinese National but for a world a manifesto Issued to the Chinese people today by General Pal Cantonese The people must the manifesto between attacking Imperialism and They must not in sult the foreigners and destroy their Declaring that for eighty years the imperialists under tho protec tion of unequal have been reducing China to a state of vassal age the manifesto warns that tho Chinese must underatand that the Nationalists do not Intend to create a general antiforeign move but seek to abolish all insti and systems of Imperialist March manifesto Issued In Shan ghai today by the Nationalist gen Pal declaring that the Chinese port captured by tho Cantonese forces was to become a base for world revolution against Imperialism failed to arouse any great apprehension In official quarters in One statement of the manifesto attracted It was the as sertion that the new rulers of tha area expected to negotiate with Western powers as to the future status of the International settle ment at The Washington government stands ready to enter such negotia tions as was declared by Secretary Kellogg when he proposed to tha military command ert of tha prin cipal faolluiis weeks ago that they tako steps to eliminate Shanghai from the zone of hostili ties In the civil told today at the trial Schuh formerly was em of Walter accused j by Greer and It Is alleged murdering her Edwin H hat he Greer billed her oil of a telephone so thar theymight conversation between Craig and The death scene was rccanafuct Yeager on the day of Craigs od late today for the juryi thfl j u Craig was shot to death on the n whlch thc body Keystone oil lease near COUPLE MAKJIY By Universal Service years ago Miss Donna Cooley and Clarence Charleton tho prin cipals in a school mock Next Friday evening they are to be really Their noth was plighted the nipht of the mock being set up In room at ioiind court On the morning of January 10ihouf0 The of tho boil me day my husband was tho feed clothini had she he received a telephone fty mrod si ftn1 call at about oclock while wo matted hair were plainly visible cd the voice of the caller as that of Yeager said he to meot Craig so he couia aettlo the debt he owed Craig told Yoa tho grulesome exhibits In Prosecuting atorneys contend that Greer was killed by blows on the with a hammer nd was per that hV could be any place I dead some time bclore the body Yeager DESCENDANT DIES KANSAS March John a de scendant of Captain Mil Stan for whom John asked the was SWITCHMAN WICHITA March Samuel switchman from the Katy was killed when he fell beneath a Get Said White of TOO Cedar when aslcrd if the arl sho ran on her furnished U room prodnced Mw rented tho room to Whlto second tho FOR RENTFurnished adjoining bath and to two men for Its per Hundreds of want nscrst AID plotted with remits every 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