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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE WEST TEXAS Friday colder In tht Panhandle Saturday partly VOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents FRIDAY MARCH PAGES NUMBER 17R SECITY Ford Counsel Scores Heavily In Detroit Trial m x x x x x x x x x xx x x JL GUY K Wifes Death Follows That Of Young Hus Grandson Of Texas Oil Baron Scott wife of Gny of Fort died Love Disappears In Snyder ter her hcsband had been fatally injured in an auto mobile accident near I think Ill and died in the arms of her 3Iiss Kath eriae Waggoner never learn ed that her Wag goner of Fort was already The young woman died as the revolt of a raptured liver and internal hemorrhage and was in a semi conscious stato duo to shock until near the By The Associated Press March 21 Waggoner of Fort was killed 15 miles east of here late this aft ernoon when a tire on the au tomobile in which he was rid ing blew causing the car to Waggoner was married less than a week ago to Miss Doro thy Scott of Cali Others in the party Guthrie Garrison of Dallas Miss Katherine friend of Waggoner and Vale Henry of Fort The two boys suffered slight injur ies and cuts about the OHern was not injured beyond several bruises and internally Injured Guy Waggoner regained consciousness shortly after 5 o Physicians stated that she might be suffering from internal injuries but that it was impossible to tell her condition at At late hour she was suffering from the effects of shock and was in a dazed She has not been told of the death of her An inquest intothe cause of young Waggoners death will be held to By The Associated Press FORT who was kill ed in an automobil Accident near late was a grandson of Waggon A of Fort multi million re oil and was married In California less than a week ago to his former Miss Dorothy Womans Return Nets Man Pardon Lives Are Taken In Fights From Atlantic to Pacific Secrecy Is Kept By Orientals By The Associated Press NEW Chinese sections in cities from the Atlantic to the Pacific were under v police guard today after an outbreak of a tong warfare that took at least sis lives and wound ed A barrage of bullets felled mem bers of the On Leong and Hip Sing tongs hi Pitts and Cleveland within the space of a few smashing a truce that has been more or less in force the past two years True to secretive Oriental char the fighting Chinese failed to confide the cause of their dif but it generally was to the hostilities in While disdaining to take the white man Into their confidence as the tongs In New York appealed to an occidental to attempt to make peac betsen He Michael Tjnitecl treasury who has worked in New Yorks Chinatown for 19 Ruth Brown Snyder hates Henry Judd her The hate follows the brutal mur aef of her trusting Albert New York magazine edi She places the blame on Grays Gray speaks softly of the woman who has turn ed against Both have con fessed to murdering See WAGGONER KILLED 4 Pet SAVING ON WANT Phoned In Friday Ada received before Friday will go in Friday after noon Reporter and Saturday morning News as one Insertion thus giving two papers at one A twelve word ad will cost 30c for both it 15c per a dime and a nickel will place your proposi tion before FiMdny evening and another IBc will place It before Saturday Phone 68 and place an to sell jour old rent your sell year home or spring house cleaning Two years ago Mary Vickery dis appeared from her home in Har A short time later a body was found at a mine entry near the Connie a taxicab was tried for murdering Mary and sent to pris on foe But the other tho train 1n Harlan as alive as you She had been working in a mill in Cincin nat and had returned to see that Dabnsy was set been Ke has an immediate The Merchants Mutual Associa aa organization of Chinese I not Interested in either requested Police Com missioner to assign Lieutenant John who set tied the last to act as Seek Protection In the winding streets of the New York Chinatown those who ven tured today rubbed elbows with a policeman every 50 Similar conditions exist in other ClThe old deadline between the Three Women RtlfinerS AF6 two warring tongs in Pell scene of many a battle between High binders and was established Death is the penalty for any who crosses the line into enemy terrij Fifty Four Allegations Of Libel Eliminated In Million Dollar Suit A gainst Car King By The Assoriated Press March Sapiro s li bel suit against Henry assumed a new and dubious status today as the result of the elimination of 54 allega tions of libel and the attempt to change the phraseology of one In the face of a strenuous de fense fight for a continuation of the trial until next j coupled with the assertion that the Ford counsel thought they were entitled even to a mis Judge Fred Raymond ordered the trial to Refuses Alteration He refuses to permit an altera tion In the wording of one of the charges which soogjit to establish that ojprobrimfc to the word Jew aOSrfnted In a series of articles In the Fordowned Dear born which led to the Criminal Career9 Of Boy Ends When Child Arouses Dad Precocious Bandit Is Pound Crouched In Room suit Judge Raymond stated that next Amazed At Wonders Of America The S Takes Hand tongs have been at peace By The Associated Press March 4 Trial marriages which cro an occasional furore in discussions the defense request for addition al time to study the amended com meanwhile holding an open 1 think we are entitled to a or even to a but I do not wish to ask for a said Stewart of Ford counsel In demanding time to study an entirely new We should prefer to continue the trial of the Everything Is so we cannot tell i where we Judge Anxious Judge Raymond said he was not disposed to grant any as he was most anxious to make I must say that visible signs of progress are not numerous up to thin he The judge pointed out that the Teagle Completes Tour Of1 West Texas Fields By The Associated Press NEW March ing of wildcat oil operations and devoting more attention to pro ducing costs was advocated today by Walter president of the Standard Oil Company of New returning from an inspec tion of the Seminole and West Texas Too much crude oil still is being and too much crude oil and finished gaso line are being held in Teagle Whether there will be further cuts in prices as a result continued overproduc tion he declined to Of course it is too Teagle said to expect a radical change in the volume of crude oil for a large numberof wells which had started drilling before the recent price reductions are being carried out to comple Prevailing prices for crude should result in materially reduc ing the number of wildcat wells Aside from large daily produc since when the fed eral government took a hand in the Fifty nine were report athletic tribe of the Mex ed after a roundup of of them in New The Leong tong is an occasional mrore in aiscusasiuiw 7 j by have teen con1 made upon his ducted successfully for several own suggestion to Sapiro s coun hundred years by the Jwlce Imposed lean Sierras made up principally of The Hip with a larger are largely laundrymen and restaurant Seminole and there is con siderable production which is shut but the actual amount Is dif botli in the West Texas ficult to West Texas will produce a great deal of crude This oil has some sulphur but it be a big factor in any con sideration of the future available supply 6C Commenting on he add ed In the past few years the average cost of producing oil has been steadily Produc tion costs could bo materially re The present overproduc tion ought to bring this to the of every Texan Near Death From Gun Wound By The Associated Press CORPUS Adami of Hebbron himself of Fal furrlaa this afternoon with a 30 callbre The bullet went through his body under the Adami was found on the road about three hours after the acci He was conscious and said that the gun was discharged ac cidentally when he stopped his car to shoot a coyote alongside the He was taken to the Kings ville hospital where it was said he is in a serious Enlistments For Chinese War Close March Mc adventurer got under the tape In time to enlist for the war In Enlistments for service in the Orient closed and who has knocked about the serv ing In various roles couldnt stand the idea of letting his chance for action slip through his THREATEN STRIKE March South Park Sheik cops today threatened to strike if they are given an ultimatum like that hanfi cu to the Mllwauke who were ordered to marry or get Well be dinged if we mar said Chicago sheik In Under a ruling today by 311 Three of their women continued j the names of Bernard Lewis Otto Kahn wideeyed inspection today of civilization in Austin where they will run a 26 mile marathon Fri day in connection with the relay Three men of the tribe are at San Antonio for an 82 mile run back to the Texas university stad ium where the third annual games will be A young Tarahumara becoming then talks things over with their respective If all are a period of trial marriage begins and lasts 12 as It Is to in most there is a formal marriage from which there can be no di From the runners end their chaperones it waa learned that only about one in a hundred trial marriages fails to strike a permanent The 15 and visited a school here Tomorrow at they will run 13 miles out a highway and complete a reg ulation marathon by returning to the relay stadium about the same time the men runners are expected Charles and the oldman Sechs entered the trial for the first time via Editor On Stand With William edi tor of the Dearborn upon the witness for the fifth Saplros counsel asked wheth indivldual Cameron replied negatively and William Henry attor ney for produced reprints in bound of articles which SANTA March Albert Dewey Utah cowboy was found guilty In superior court here today of second degree mur der in connection with the slaying in March 1926 of Los Angeles bond Jury returned the verdict after deliber ating three LAWTOX WINS and Kan won the right to compete in the sfmifinals of the national high school grids basketball tournament tonightThe semifinals will pfeyed tomorrow M TYES March criminal career of 14yearold Fred local high school student who had ambition to become a great bank robber ended In the beginning here last Armed with a cap a bottle of ammonia to throw bloodhounds off his scent and rubber finger stalls to pre vent finger and with many varied Ideas on how to commit a perfect the boy entered the homa of Fletcher only to be frightened into a panic by the cries of a 5yearold whose bed room he Hearing the screams of the Fletcher rushed to its aid and found the boy bandit crouched behind a the pistol short scuffle ended with both the bandit and the pistol in the possession of The boy told police he had dreamed of committing a per fect crime and of becoming a bank GRAY TO FACE Lovers Shoulders in By Universal Service NEW Brown and Henr Ruth Judd tween 1920 and They bore the title The International Camerons memory was refresh ed by being shown the reprints and he then testified that he re membered the Three Hurt In Downtown Gasoline Blast At Dallas persons were one when a motor truck carrying gallons of gasoline became Ignited in a collision with a gravel truck downtown here Thursday after driver of the gasoline was badly burn ed on arms Gray will go on trial April 11 for the murder of Albert trusting husband who got in the District Attorney pcwcombe of Queens said todny he hart suffi cinet evidence agninat both defend ants to secure convictions without using either of them as a states witness against the This means death to any hopes that Snyder might have en tertained that she could turn states evidence and win a slight sentence in return for betraying Gray as the actual Their cnatiee are Coincident with the district attor neys declaration a report was made from the office of the medi cal examiner in Manhattan that a quantity of mercury had been found In a sample of whiskey tak en from the Snyder It Is possible that discovery of the mercury In the whiskey may bo coupled In some way with the reported confession of Gray tha Snyder had made two attempt to poison her but had failed in Suffers Breakdown Gray suffered a breakdown today at the home in East Orange and at almost the same time Mrs Snyder dropped the claim which sh has maintained almost consttntlj since her except during the long hours of the She be came hysterical shortly after be ing led to her cell following the ar raignment for pleading and col Just before her collapse the wo man placed tho entlre blame for the murder on Grays For his part Gray spoke gently of the woman whose confession overthrew his carefully planned and brought him face to face with the electric A Pure She Is a pure a perfect and I wont say anything against he She la a woman any man would He refused to discusi the murder it was taken home and body but after hospital Six parked automobiles were destroyed by fire and ad joining buildings and merchandise TWO AT LIBERTY By Universal Service SAN March Alterman and Sid See were at liberty on each tonight on charges growing out of the theft of 000 worth of diamond and other jewelry In a sample rsse In Alamo Jewelry TRIUMPHAL CANTONESE SLAV AMERICANS WHILE STORHING HILL OF REFUGE Fate Of 155 Uncle Sam Subjects At Nanking Still Un With Only Meagre Dispatches Available More Warships Are Ordered To Orient By Universal March guns bombarded Nan king today after the Cantonese who have just captured the city tilled several For two hours the destroyers Noa and Preston dropped ihclls on a hill near the Standard Oil holdings where foreigners lad taken The rioting Cantonese who had looted the British and Japanese were attempting to stormthe lill to reach the foreign refugees when tlie American and ish ships cleared their decks and opened Admiral in charge of the American fleet has sent ultimatum to the Cantonese ecMffiandrfsaying he will shell city at 1 oclock Friday un less all the foreigners are aboard the ships by that One hundred and fifty An erican women and chil dren are already aboard the ships and they express grave fears for their fellow men who are still in Believed Hilled They have told the naval that many of companions mVrtble ItffWcn the JOI1 hill and It Is thought many of jthem have heen killed In the dlscrlmnate firing by the When the Cantonese took their sympathizers and num erous guerillas ran amuck with machine shooting1 inately at all In their The wildest scenes of disorder Harolds Dreams Come True In Jail By Universal Service March slaying G year old Walter Harold Joseph Cronr kln was tonight given a chance to realize a dream of long wf which ho was sentenced to pris on for It was disclosed that Croarkln intensely admired the careers of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold wealthy college boy slayers of another little Tomorrow morning Croarkln will begin his duties as assistant to Loeb in policing the prison This dignified by really consists of keeping the grounds clean of cigarette stubs ind tho Defense Opens In Pryor Death Case By The Associated Press March defense In thecase of Anita charged wrth killing her Leonard a Spavi started giv ing Its testimony late after Judge Coppedge overruled a to stop the and the defendant on the ground that there was no evidence to connect her with the The state completed Its three shortly after are described by tho who say tho attacks against them mob attacks rather than assaults by organized bands of soldiers of either The mobg ran through the streets shouting Kill the foreign There is no way at this dats to estimate how great the casualty list may When tho mobs broke many of the foreigners fled to the Oil Nanking Is one of the big mercial cities of By The Associated Press March 25 FRM fate of 155 Americans who American author ties at Nanking believe are still ashore was uncertain this days of testimony Nani It Is feared that1 some have been killed and wound1 The Americans still believed to be in the city which was the of riots yesterday number 90 45 women and 30 No def inite confirmation has been re Attorneys argued the motion to ceived of American casualties de dismiss for two and one half spito last nights messages Central Utility Company Income For Year Reported By Associated Press Total Income of the Central and South west Utilities Company for the companys fiscal compris ing seventeen months ending De cember was reported as Surplus earning after payment ot preferred ana prior lien Interest and admin the defense contending no direct evidence was being brought out connecting Greer with the The jury was sent from the room during tho Dallas Robber Is Given 99Year Term By The Associated Press March tenth S9 year sentence for robbery with firearms was meted out here Thursday afternoon to Jack j charged with being the paper j sack robber who held up three j filling stations here the latter partj of Carter was not vis ibly moved when the sentence was witnesses drove up to various filling handed the attendant a paper sack and ordered him to bring it back full of getting more than in one He was ar rested in Oklahoma City March 13 and taken to jail at Wichita GIVttN AWARD By Universal Service March motion picture star and former wife of Charles was named nn heir to tho award given tho Harris family here Harry killed three years ago In a istration equivalent of share on the of common the except the wounding of By The Associated Press March With the dispatch of three cruisers and three destroyers the United States will have an armada of 35 warships in Chinese The armored cruiser Pittsburgh Is the She Is of the old i but The Marble tcticab The was by the Checker Taxteab came into probate cuurt because who had been employed by Illinois Central left no By Universal Service March Sii additional destroyers are now proceeding to Chinese wa ters from Admiral Williams reported to the navy department late The destroyers Ford acd PIHsbnry ore en route to while three not are proceeding to Foochow and tho admiral Tlircs cruifcrs and three de stroyers hml Itffn dlspstchod earlier in the Cincinnati and ordered there are most but They carry 35 of ficers and 425 men They are of tons and mako 25 knots an There are also two Ashavlllo and transport 17 of the most modern the or and 14 smaller known as river especially designed for on Yangtze can land toUl of gee CHINESE WAR 4 ;