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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST and tentrilly VOLUME 1 Price 5 Gents SATURDAY MARCH mmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Tarahumara Indian Runners Feature Austin x x x x mm mmmmmmmmmmmmm fc 51 3f5 315 NEW YORK TRIANGLE MURDERER RAVES IN CELI BE OFFERED Two Enroute to Dead In Mortuary Composure Regained By j Snyder Doctor Declares Gray Is In Serious State By Universal Service NEW March an hour after the chief of his staff of counsel had in dicated that his on the charge of first degree murder in the brutal slaying of Albert Snyder would be that of in Henry Judd Gray be gan to rave this Having paced his ceil most of Thursday night in a ner vous Gray became vio lent as today wore He is guarded against Apparently there will be no attempt to deny Grays com plicity in the terrible crime with which he stands charged with the faith But an attempt is Grays mind became unbalanced be cause of his relations with ibs and that it was her dominant character that led him tcf his share in the Planed Tear Ago A reported attempt to murder Albert Snyder as long ago as last within only a few months of the time when Ruth Sny der says that she and Henry accused as her helper in the ulti mate first became Inti was being investigated to night by the Long Island Warren brother of the man done to death with a metal sash a picture wire and last Sunday Is the authority for the Gray was treated this afternoon for hysteria and John of the department of corrections medical said that his patient had apparently slept but little and was obviously In a serious state Woman Snyder spent a quiet night unlike and she was apparently composed District Attorney leaving town for several In the interests of the present he Interviewers that he is ready to carry the case to He will insist on a joint he and he will not be forced to put either of the defend ants on the stand to convict the It Is open and he Heir To Waggoner Millions Fatally Hurt By The Associated Press March bodies of two hon Dorothy Scott Waggoner and Guy Wag goner heir to millions in lie side by side In a Douglas mortuary tonight awaiting transference to Fort Worth for Married less than a week for the second time in Holly the together with a party of were enroute home late afternoon when their automobile Guy clieil almost immediately from his His wife lived about four suc cumbing to internal Miss Katherine OHern of Fort Worth in arms Waggoner died after rwhispering I think Ill left for her home today in company with Vale Henry and Guthrie Garretson of the others In the They received only slight TWO HOUSTON ACCIDENT FATAL By The Associated Press CORPUS March who was wounded accidentally near Falfw rias died at a Kingsville hospital late He stopped his automobile by the a coyote when rifle was dis charged according to his the bullet penetrat ing his Next District Convention Sought By Lubbock Governor Nominee Is Speaker By The Associated Press March Us Young Husband Shoots Self After Firing Fatal Shot By The Associated Press March Angered because his and had left him and gone to the home of her sister here to Clifford followed her and shot her to death and wounded himself in the His condition Is There are biff profits from small investments to If you want to know Jnst where yon can most profitably put that small poultry you usually make at this time of the youll find the answer somewhere In the Poultry and Supplies Column of the Classified Hatchery pul laying sorts of poultry offers are being made there from day to Youll find it profitable to watch them and take advantage of the ones that best Call 08 and an Intcnigeot ad taker will assist you to your Livestock and The shooting took place In the presence of thewifes Earle and her two small Wilson told the opllce heir sister came to her home early Friday saying she was through with Late in the afternoon he came to sons apartment and confronted his j Come with he according to Franks askingfor time to think It The shooting she Thursday night at about the same Fred restaurant shot and killed his Dottie Asal in a rear room of their restaurant and killed Neighbors Testify In Wifes Defense By The Associated Press March with Anita a alight figure In black listened through most of this af ternoon to testimony of who had lived near her at Vlnita and and who related that she had been a dutiful wife to Leonard her of whose murder she is There were and Hughes from Vinita and and Stubblefield from Vin ita and All testified that although Greer was tried sorely by her husbands she always had appeared kind to shielded him from embarrass ing contacts with friends of the American Plane In Nicaragua Fired On By The Associated Press March De Havlland manned by Pilot Campbell of the United States marine holder of the service safe flying was fired on today while flying over fifteen miles from The bullet tore through the plane near tho gas missing it by only a few The Conservative forces disclaim responsibility for the shooting and slnca there are no Liberals believed to be in the It Is thought that bandits id tho The are Jnvostlgat claring with enthusiasm that this conference of the 43 st Rotary dis trict at Is one of the best conferences ever held in William president of Gainesville Rotary was back ed up Ellis of Fort newly nominated governor of the at the closing ses sion of the conference at the Cen tral Christian church Friday after Mineral Wells and Lubbock asked for the 1928 conference of the but this matter will be determined by presidents of the clubs in the district next Boyd made a short talk at the conference as did William Edwards of retiring Roy Gilliland of report ed on the education round table o reporting that all Ro tarianif iyf W to oE the f Curtis Smith of re ported on the secretaries round table of showing that iSclubs were reported indi eating how each club handled its its problems and genera Bill president of the Gainesville In reporting on the classification and membership round table of said with that classification ol members Is one of the things thai members must stand and that the best types of men eligiblemust be secured to keep Rotary up to its high William Bill Edwards of Den retiring district talk efl briefly introducing Ellis Boyd of Fort Incoming gov EDITOR SHOULDERS BLAME IN MILLION DOLLAR SANRO LIBEL ACTION AGAINST FORD Newspaper Writer Tells Of MultiMillionaires Threat To Organizer Of Farm Associations In New Reel Of Federal Court Trial By Associated DETKOIT March new reel in the long serial Aaron Sapiro against Henry for was run off in federal court today and the motor car manufacturer was represented for the first time as plotting directly against Sa the internationally known Jewish organizer of farmers cooperative To the very last William editor of the Ford owned Dearborn vehicle of the alleged libellous Colleges Assets Yes Says Mayor rphe acting mayor of Aiaarillo A wants to know If colleges are an asset or a Mayor Charles Coombes yesterday received a telegram of Inquiry from Charles acting mayor of ahout the colleges Do you consider Simmons McMurry College and Abaene Christian College assets or liabilities to your city the telegram Mayor Coombes couldhardly wait to get a reply clicking over the His message Tvas short and to the I consider these schools dis tinct assets to the City of Abi he fired tvkicli Sapiro con tends damaged his reputation and circumscribed his maintained he alone was responsible for the Independ ents articles and In Xew Light A moment after Cameron left Husbands Smile Ended by Lovers wno nominated Friday afternoon and who will be elected at the Ostend International con vention of Hardy Grissom to Move Here Lets Contract on Home Contract was let In San Antonio yesterday by Hardy Grissom for the construction in Abilene of a twostory Spanish Car vel Company of San Antonio are the and work will commence at The contract price was slightly in ezcess of The home will be built in Elm oil the sisacre tract owned by Grissoms adjoining the latters newlycompleted Spanish house on the All of the six run ning along the east bank of Elm is being elaborately land scaped and Grissom and family will move to Abilene when the house is The Grissom brothers are partners in the operation of four large department one in two in Haskell and one in Hardy Grissom has been manager of the Haskell stores and will continue to have general supervision Girl Matches Endurance With Men 82Miies Covered By Mexicans In Feat By The Associated Press March Tarahumara Indian run ners from Mexico today ran 85 miles in less than 15 a feat that would kill an ordi nary and finished appar ently as fresh as when they j rpen thousand persons Haitian Refusal To King Says By The AssociatedPress NEW March Senator William Demo crat of declared tonight that the refusal of the state depart ment to have the order of Presi dent Borno barring him from Haiti withdrawn was an effort to keep altvs the fiction of Haitian independence and had only served to focus the action of Americans upon the domination by this government of Haitian I BODIES FOUND By Associated Press March their heads crushed and the bodies of Edward Nevers and a man believed to bo her Two Hijackers Probably Fatally Wounded In Gun Battle By The Associated Press March 26 hijackers were prob ably killed and Cam Mur traveling salesman with headanarters In was seriously injured In a battle which took place 12 miles north of Spur following the hijacking of Murray by three masked at 10 oclock last Murray was stabbed In each side of his his life being saved by j a fountain pen and cards in his pocket which broke the force of the blows and was struck over the head with a Murray in turn shot both hi from his shooting one through the left cheek and the other three times through the ribs before The robbers remaining In their following him part of the way into Spur and then headed Murray said on reporting to Chief of Police Ed Me Arthur A diamond ring and in cash was taken from the salesman be fore the fight the after six days Ford was put in a new how by James Martin au thor of an authorized edition of the amazing story of Henry When was the first time you came to Detroit to interview Ford asked William Henry Gal chief of counsel for 020 replied the Washing ton newspaper man in adding that in 1923 he worked a year for the Dearborn Did Ford ever mention Aaron Sapiro to you he asked if I I told him that I did not know but that I knew about What else did Ford say He said Sapiro and some other Jews are organizing the and we are going to ex pose him I think we can upset his apple Asked Only One Upon cross examination Miller was asked only one question by Senator James of Mis chief of the Ford You set up that claim that Miller had worked a year for the Ford organization at and didnt you I Miller in a very low Thats said Senator Reed and thenew witness was gone after five minuted of brisk new testimony which lifted the trial from the depths ol monotony which It had Cameron had been dismissed from the witness stand after his long tenure as first and only wit ness with a ring attached to Cameron Dismissed He was let gro only until such time as the defense could produce the original copy of Sapiros de mand for a Gallagher insisted that Cameron personally search for It and sought an order from the court to that Judge Fred Raymond declined with the more or less facetious remark that since the document had been subpoena witnessed the Their endurance was match ed by a 14yearold woman of their who ran 28 12 and felt so fresh that she insisted on running around the quarter mile track in the University stadium sey eral The races were fea tures of the Texas relay Girl Participates Jose Torres and Tomas started from San Antonio at oclock In the morning and crossed the finish line In the stadium at making their time for miles 14 hours and 53 Lola the finished the 28 12 miles Jn four hours 49 She is but has no The men battled their way to the finish line through a barrage of carbon monoxide gas from hiin dreds of automobiles that congest ed the a stiff gals which tired them and retarded them and heat to which they are not accus tomed In their native mountains In They were unaccustomed to the hard surfaced highway and the rough gravel roads over which their course led and were forced to wear but they never varied the easy rhythm of ther except when they j stopped for an olive oil rub or for Pace Increased In their first hour they covered about six miles and this pace was increased until they were running faster than seven miles an hour at Within 20 miles of the they were sur rounded by hundreds of automo which laid down dense layers of carbon monoxide gas and got in their wayThis slowed them down so seriously that they were unable to make more than four miles an hour toward the Augustln who started with them suffered severely from cramps when 35 miles from the start and required considerable at but he stuck gamely to the running 27 more miles before He was taken through contempt proceedings and that angle of it was not before Chicago Youth Is KilledBy Uncle By Universal Service March We uncle of George well to do was held by au thorities today after confessing he had stabbed the nephew to A he had pre ceded the John who Is at first denied the charge nt ac cording to Captain Richard Gill of the He and his nephew had retired for the night after a While In bed tho quarrel was re the nnrlo is report having ho jumped The formerly lived j out of seized knife and were found In homo the River eetion of Miami I od in i stabbed irttfc Nine Dead In Chinese long War By Universal Service March to restore peace between thc warring factions of the On Leong and Hip Sing Tongs in China town were made here Nine victims have already been claimed since the street fighting broke out in Chinatown settlements all over the country last Chicagos dead so far are two new victims being found last They are Moy and Moy Yuk the latter a cous in of Frank Chicago China towns on whom hopes of a peace settlement and Chin By Associated March warfare which broke out earlier In the week In various ci ties throughout the country spread to Cambridge late Jim a being Rhot and killed n his shop here by ao unidentified Chinese who One of the last photos ever taken of Albert magazine art who was strangled to death in his Queens Long His widow told the police she connived with Henry her to slay Hadden of New but no relative of Henry alleged killer of Albert with whom spent the afternoon In Syracuse after the Henry Gray invoked Haddens support of the alibi he at first College Atheists Organize Society By Universal Service March Organization of a Circlo of the Godless among residents of Adams and Trlpp University of Wisconsin mens Is an nounced today in a news story in the weekly publication of the Wisconsin mens dormitories The purpose of the circle la to organize the atheists of the univer sity into a unified Applica tion has been for a charter from the American Association for advancement of Richard and John Mil are leaders in move The club started with ten had recovered by the time the race j chartcr members is said to be was j rapijiy growing in It Two of the girls whc started wag jn the beginning to with Lola Cuzarare also were 1JmIt thc to members Horror Of Outbreak Ivf Nanking May Be cated In Other Cities Of Republic By Universal Scrvlca March efforts were being made tonight to bring Ameri cans who may have survived the Nanking about 155 in out to safety under thc protection of thej guns of Yankee They ivere still besieged There has been not communication with noi is it known how many Rear Admiral Gough commanding the forces there He thai he had assurances that thejj would be able to reach the er front and be aboanj Th4pe is afair bility of he Nights of Horror But the horror of the 48 hour4 through which they hourqj of brutal torture an4 death it was will be duplW cated at Amoy and The entire southern half of which Is under the control of particularly thqj Yangtse is now aflame antiforeign Admiral commander in chief of the American reported b radio to the navy Almost at every except MJ tho Cantonese numbering are beyond thq control of their officers and an burning and looting the property of foreigners and murdering they To every accessible danger American destroyers were beingj stripped for action and Ir5 i A plea to let China work out tier destiny unmolested by the United States was voiced tonight by Senator Borah in nn address before the National Good Housekeeping prepared to bombard the places il AH hope of the Canton ese war lords affording protection has been Coolidge Concerned President Coolldge and his ca Inet were deeply concerned wit the horror of the eltuatlon as thejr reau dispatches from Admiral or Rear Admiral Hi of th eTangse patrol to4 j One in from Admiral of the Yangse patrol being stripped of their clothings and subjected to maltreatment anq See CHINESE WAR Page 4 forced to drop cut of the The Indians to break the of the dormitories but this restric tion has been and members 82 mile record held by j admjt tnat tncy will even permit of New who made it 13 to join 31 minutes and 5 GOFF RESIGNS By The Assoclntcrt March The Washington Post has learned that Senator West has submitted his resigna tion as a of the slush fund campaign committee to Vice President ITS PEACHES AGAIN By Servrc NEW March Peachas Heenan Browning Is going Into vaudeville a week She slprncd a contract with Arthur lato afternoon to appear to vaude ville and motion picture Bhows opening in Ohio on April Poaches tour will take twelve xveek and special Is being made for the Identity Of Dead Youth At E Paso Still Unknown The Associated EL March A small Bible found in thepocket of an unidentified American boy about 18 yrnrs killed near about 30 miles cast of hero when he was etruck by a Southern Pacific passenger train is the only olno to his jn the back of tha Bible Is Dan A telegram sent to that address has brought no The body is being held here pending BITJ ADOPTED By Universal Service March XVithout a diBSmting the ihls afternoon passed thft nocalled theatre padlock to clean ut Hassell Retuses To Tell It Again By The Associated Press George of Tex confessed slayer of 13 per who gained a of 30 days early in the week from his sentence of death for mur der of his wifa and nine step children in Farwell last Jan was in the Houston city jail Friday night on a stop over enroute to a point which officers would not Re ports had it he is to be placed in a safe North Texas The multiple who dur ing his stay at Huntsville talked frequently and freely of him self and his was sullen and reticent after ho arrived Look it up In the was all he would reply to report Then he retired to the far thest corner of the barred cham ber and razed out A 1 ;