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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WEST and Thursday partly IVOLUME 1 Price 5 Cents WEDNESDAY MARCH NUMBilf 179 LT FOR SAFETY OF V i Selection Of Jurors Starts In Sweetwater Murder Trial X METHODISTS APPROVE CLARENDON COLLEGE MOVE Total Of Raised Already To Finance Institution New Name Is Chosen 1 Special to The March Recommendation of the special locating commission thatjClar sndon College be to Amarillo was ratified Northwest Texas Conference of the Methodist church session Jiere and a0 30day extension0 to raise o funds erection of 0 the building and Kip Loses Court Decision To Wife After J thej conference Jyyl hear the report Dre0 ceived delegation 0 Amaril and o heard theirj plans foro financing Qthe Raised The Amarillo committee report Ed a ototal J of Q been realized lot sales In a tract Donated by a group of Amarilloans and requested 30 days in which to rcvell the fund to thfe amount agreed on by the special commute as necessary to ade quately finance the Sale of 200 acres of the section of land set aside for the college will provide a building fund of and for improve ment of the rest of the which would go into an endowment The already available for the college was raised by Ama rillo citizens in five Members of the conference inspected the two miles south of the city and were guests of civic clubs at a 3oint luncheon at the Herring Thfi conference named a special committee of sev en with Clark of Vernon as to act for the full delegation when Amarillo has completed its cam paign for and to receivethe funds and inauguratework on the building Name Is Changed The conference voted to change RHINELANDER Clarendon College to Amarillo col after a spirited debate from the various members favor ing the University of Amarillo as the new Ten members of the board of trustees were all of Ama They are Ben Sam Horace Walter Blackburn and I Trial of Farmer By The Associated Press March was completed here Tuesday In the third trial of Steve aged of charged with the murder of his step sori Tjovte found dead In bed with a bullet wound in the head on March Members of ths family testified that they heard a loud noise on the morning in question and on investigation directed by the father found Louis with a pistol lying on his on the sUnd in his own testified that he did not kill his and did not know who Machac testified that he wa awakened and called to the dead then called another son and what the noise was answer was nnder the This reply did satisfy he arin after retiring ha called his son telling hirn to get a Joo railed back that was dead he The aged man wept profutely during hia Two Hundred Take Part In First Annual Ban quet Of Newly Organ ized Chamber i BY HOWARD 0 Staff Correspondent March was o told tonignt how to derive full benefit from its oil A half dozen speakers from neighboring cities brought messages of good will and encouragement to this challenging to tell the Tvorid of its good that it has an oil field at its very The occasion was the first an nual banquet of the Trent Cham jer of recently or ganized and now spreading its wings for activity among scores of similar organizations in West More than 200 people around the festive table and stood during the twohour program followed the Qlf RHINELANDER Marital court differences of Leonard Kip scion of a wealthy aristocratic New York family and his wife of negro have apparently end the court of ap peals in their home state of New refused to grant Kips plea for an The husband says has9 given up and will His says Bhe will attempt to secure a cli vorce on her own hook Story Below NEGRO WIFE ESCAPED CONVICT IN ABILENE IDENTIFIED AS MURDERER BY COLEMAN MERCHANTS WIFE f Widow Of Mitchell Faints After Accusing Man As Slayer Of Husband Young Daughter Also Points Out Wells As BanditKiller SapirosWifels Court Spectator killed A little widow from heartbroken that accusation at escaped state convict in Abilenes county jail here She then fainted in the arms of a deputy The Mitchell of made a widow Ignorance Of Subpoena Laws Blamed By Many For Failure To Showl Up in Court V Special to The News March j Selection of a jury in the January 27 by the gun of an unmasked bandit who attempted ecuon u Jp Vl IT 7 A murder trial of ac to rob the Mitchell store and filling viewed Wells at cused in connection with the the county jail at 2 Accompanying her was her 10 I IT yearold identified Wells as i death in1U23 of Ciaufoia Ta her fathers Wells showed no emotion during the dramatic borin Runnels was started here today after prej The alleged identification here follows several weeks of vain sldin Jude Fritz HusbandMinister Welcomes Return OfRunawayWife Evangelist To Resume Work Oil and two things which go hand in hand in the development of a community where liquid gold is pouring for tunes into0 the pockets of individ the theme of the ban When the last voice had died away the 200 Trent citizens had heard an explanation of how Merkel and Sweetwater are obtaining statewide attention as oil centers through the medium of Trent was urged to follow the same j If Trent doesnt let the world know what it Eskota have the oil field if it drums it long declared agricultural manager of the West Texas Chamber o and principal speaker at the in summing up the talks by those who preceded Its up to the business men to sell Trent the If youll get someone here to send articles to The Abilene Ill guarantee that newspaper will print Carswcll Speaks I was told tonight that every town around here is trying to claim the oil field secretary 01 Una Abilene Chamber of said in the opening that started the ball on the pub licity Ill plead as far as Abi lene is Every line of oil articles that goes out of Abi lene will claim the field for If you folks dont toot your own nobody else Weve got to do something weve got to get the for you have the My message to you is to do It There were other each with the same and a dozen T March Reconciled to her minister husband whom she abandoned several months ago to elope with Frank painter and hand saw musician with whom she was arrested in Shreveport last Fi delia Apostolic evan has been released from jail here and will return to the she Adams was fined in a local court on a charge of moral code Her husband promptly paid the fine and announced that he was willing to forget the whereupon the young returned to her home and who deserted a wife and several children to elope with the woman is held in the county jail on charges of moral code violation and desertion of his The date of his trial has not been Mississippi River On Flood Rampage By The Associated Press LITTLE March to the Arkansas Ga zetve said the Mississippi river levee 10 miles south of Knowlton in Desna yielded to a fifty foot stage of the river late today and began flooding more than 000 acres of delta land in what is known as Laconia Distress signals sent residents fleeing north toward More than families are afI fected by the which river i men can be confined to the attempts to recognize her hus band s slayer at various jails throughout West Texas where suspects were The two were brought to Abilene by Deputy Sheriff Rucker and a woman Whalcy On Hand The Identification was made in the presence of Frank Taylor county deputy sheriff assistant police chief of Abilene local policeman Deputy Rucker of Coleman Clem dis trict and Malcolm Yates of The Mitchell was shot down in his home and store at Cole man early in the evening of Jan uary An unmasked man en tered and ordered his wife and daughter to throw up their Mitchell had a broom in his hands moved It as if to strike the who then the bullet entering Mitchells He died in a few The robber then Wells was arrested here sev eral days ago by Officer Britton of the police department and Deputy Sheriff Whaley after he had shot and seriously wounded Julius a Wells caped from the Harlem prison farm January He was sent up from San Angelo on a charge of stealing automobile Action Pending A few minutes before Mitchell viewed the prisoner in his cell Wells had been taken to the but when Mitchell saw him she lost control of herself and asked to be given a better look at him before be ing When she had be come composed she was taken to the where the dramatic scene was Wells will be held in the local jail pending action by Coleman county remitted fines totaling against 40 opening day of the Judge Smith assessed fines ranging from to each against j 42 witnesses who had failed to apnear in j With stories that satisfied j the judge for their failures to appear in all of the j fined with the excep1 and in this Defense Hits Snag Efforts of defense attorneys to have the case continued met with failure again today when the judge overruled their The motion Special Trains Carrying Marines To Shanghai Due To Pass Through Abilene upon the absence of seven alleged Detroit Bureau Anron wife of the Chicago attorney nnd organizer of farm who is suing Henry Ford for is one of tho interested spectators in the court room at material Frank CopVripht Ino7 NBA Thad Alma Alma Henry Peck and but when all hut the last named the motion was reoffer ed on the grounds of Laneharts With tho failure o Lanehart and Percell to Judge Smith di rected the clerk to enter a judg ment of 500 against Lanehart in accordance with the fine Imposed The fine against Jim By Universal Service March of 200 America us are cut off from rescue in in land it ws learned officially Grave fears are felt for their since reports to the state and navy departments in dicated that antiforeign out rages are spreading They are for the most part missionaries who failed to repeated warnings of can representatives in China to evacuate to the scacoast and river It was definitely learned that they must now make their way to safety as they if still is no longer possible for American rescue forces to reach Situation Grave The president and his cabinet at the regular meeting this morning viewed the situation with It was said thnt every thing possible would be done for the protection of It was explained in this connection with American forces there would cooperate with the other Ignorance of subpoena laws was the reason given by the majority of the 42 witnesses fined in connection with their failure to appear at the opening Monday in Sweetwater of the Kirk murder it developed Tuesday when Judge Smith re mitted the Indisposed family sickness and delays in leaving homes were also blamed for nonap The majority of wit nesses said they did not under stand the fact that old subpoe nas held good nt new I American Held In Mexico By Bandits See TRENT BANQUET Page Kip Is But Alice Nicaraguans Arei Believed Intends To Carry On Own Fight Now By The Associated Press WHITE Kip wealthy member of an old New York family is through with his fight to obtain an annulment of his marriage to his wife of negro Alice Jonea Rhine This became known today after the court of appeals refused to overturn the decision of Supreme Court Justice Joseph Morshaush who had denied his plea for Former Supreme Court Justice counsel for said no appeal would be taken as the high courts de cision precluded further Rhinelander on the other hand will probably tnke up the battle that has been waged by her husband for more than two and will attempt to obtain a aep AWCE 4 Hurt By Fire Of Americans By Universal Service raguans who fired upon an Ameri can probably suffered the navy department an nounced Three marine planes were pa trolling near Rear Admiral Julian commander of the American forces At an altitude of 1500 feet a party of 200 Nicaraguans on the grovnd opened fire frith rifles and machine The in which were Campbell and was struck 12 tiues and the tail partly shot AWARDED DAMAGES By The 8oclated Press LOS March A verdict awarding damages of 500 to Lieutenant Gerard Merveaux was returned by a jury in superior court hero late to night in the suit brought by the fencing instructor againt film for an alleged horae whipping re ceived two years ago in Blacktona 3y The Associated Press March Missouri Pacific work train was ordered south to bring residents in the menaced area to safety late today when a message was receiv ed here announcing the main levee at 50 miles south of Hel had Information re garding the break was BUYS RECORD PEARL By Universal Service March largest rose pink pearl ever discovered was recently found in the oyster beds near Lapaz by a Mexican fisherman who sold it to an Franklin for ac cording tc reports received here t was sent the pearl to New York for mount ing and valuation and that short ly afterward received an offer cash for the MOTHER ARRIVES By The Associated Press March Ma us of San air piano stopped here today en route to Snn Antonio Bor ger where lift flew with Morrison who thf air trip to visit her Luther Mor Ma us fnid the flight was made from San Antonio wthout By The Associated Press MEXICO March The Clues Held By Officers In Abilene That May Cause Arrests Although admitting thnt they Three special trains bearing marines enroute to China are due to pass through here today or according1 to press dispatches from The trains were scheduled to leave the base At least two cf them are being routed by New Orleans and over the tc pi Paso on to Southern California on the Southern Pa Anothor train will follow n two or three units but would not be under the permanent command of foreign thnt may result Slnntunsr nrovinrp is now aflama arrest of one or both of the men have been who robbed Ovilo tate bank Saturday local members ed to This is far north of and in the Yanptse river not divulge details of the angl upon which they wcro working last Search by armed pnrtios of of ficers in tho hills of Callahan and Logue was reduced to and that j Eastland counties was abandoned of it is i late Sunday and quert resolved of tho sheriffs department would stronghold of the Cantonese who have committed every report is now living in reduced to Tennessee was The case of W an itself into an organized vigil ly officers in ptratcgic points through out the They are layinf ed It officials that masses of Shantung forced which until a few days ago were the principal defenders of foreign ers and were in the field against the Cantonese have now joined tha Nationalist By Universal Service other Is being held undernet that local officers believe will March havft been renewed attacks until the judge is able catch tho two in a few to examine the records to deter mine whether or not Wilson was United States embassy has been properiy informed that Edgar Marks an American was kidnaped last Sunday by bandits and is being Lives In Oklahoma In seeking continuance at todays Sheriff of Lam where the car usrd in the robbery about The embassy has sent a note to the Mexican foreign office making urgent representations for Wilkins The information reaching the embassy said whose home address in the United States was riot was kidnaped with his ten year old son on the out skirts of Guadalajara on Sunday and carried into the neighboring hills by The boy was sent back to the city with a note demanding pesos ransom Federal learning of ttte pursued the bandits and engaged in a fight with them yes but the band The pursuit is according to the information tc the i STRICKEN By TnUersal Scrvirp March The queen of Sweden i Princ her second arrived Cherbourg hastened to Paris and Rome and Is speeding to tfct ftt in Texas that he was absent without the defendant and that he could no bo reasonably procured for this term of The defense also said that Lanehart had moved to Oklahoma and could not be pres ent in Following his ruling on the motion Judge Smith ad journed until one oclock to give the attorneys timeto being relied upon to furnish valu able information concerning the identity of tho Loral officers niunicrition with Hnrvoy and inter nrc orpntod it was American and British citizens at according to advices to the foreign office here The reports indicate that evacuation of foreigners is pro ceeding rapidly from all sections of China now controlled by the At the reports the Chinese have mounted guns and trained them on British and Judge Under Fire At Indiana Trial See CHINESE WAR UvTIie Asfififiaiort Iri March a Judgo Clarence lists of who would not examlmiiinn be called in to testify so that Dearth of tho DC aware circuit might be today adm ttod bctoie tae Aftnthe action of the court in senato trying lum on impeac regard to tho Judze Smith charts that he had pormi ordered the calling of the venire tort persons to serve on when and of electing a Jury they were not on U J1U V J vi j u 1 1 1 rt v from the 160 venlreriieri hothe tnx The judge took occasion to explain couit procedure to the After he dont forget that you aro subpoenaed you arr roqulrfd to bo court from fay to dny nnd term 10 term until properly dis Your subpoenas hold You if necossnry follow tha court from to the stand when recess was taken until Prior that Dearth has made a general den in 1 of all charges brought ry the board of managers of of thai had permitted tho improper impanoling of Juries or ho had jfivon his jury lists of prospectivetalwman had token from a telephone This question If so many local folks use KMiorterNews Classified Ads every as proved by the number of Clas sified Ads why can not I use too Sunday there were Thats the best part the whole at a very rea Just ask for an Ad Taker when you call ;