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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS WMT in tatt urtfty partly Price 5 Cents FRIDAY MAY FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER OJRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT DELAYED JA AS Jft ift 3f5 jfj 3fi w w Seminole Area Curtailed To Relieve Crude Crisis In Soldier On Trial For Train Holdup Storms Fail To Occur Despite Rumors Over Texas Crops Saved By Moisture hot winds which have swept over West Texas for the past week were replaced yes terday by a general soaking restoring much of the ground season which had been removed by the extreme aridi While complete reports were not most of Central West Texas received moisture which ranged from light show ers to nearly two The precipitation at Abilene was The heaviest was at San where the fall amounted to Storms Rumored The downpour covered a wide extending as far as Alpine on the Brady on the south and Wichita Falls on the 15 miles east of received a good as did the section west of No reports were available west of Despite persistent no storms moved over Texas during the Many sections reported good rains which broke drouths of several Rainfall at Dallas was 125 at Amarillo and nearly an inch at Fort Barometic indications were not fav orable to the production of a storm other than an electrical one in Texas last weather bureau reports to The Associated Press in The which began yes terday morning at moved northward and moisture was re ported last night as far north as Wichita The precipitation at Brady was one Ballinger Anson Haskell Bronte 1 Rowena and Eden reported rains but the amount not AVct Along Orient Rainfall was received alon the This Hugh De one of three brothers charged with holding up a Southern Pacific passenger train in a tunnel near in tm FLOW DANGER IR LOUISIANA AREA RECEDES PERFECT IT Hollywood Stage Stars Figure In Murder Trial Apprehension Still Felt In Big Bend T However Oklahoma Field Is Key To Situation Production Generally Considered By Executives By The Associated Press NEW May first break in the levee guarding central and sonthern southern Louisiana caine today when an embankment along Bayou Rouge crumpled near It released a part of the inland seas which had spread over northeastern Grave apprehension was felt for a 20 stretch of levee along the Big Bend section of Bayou DCS The water had mounted t0 within a few inches of the top of the and ft points was trickling The effeetof the Bayou Rouge break was The New Orfleans weather bureau renewed its warning that every precaution ary measure should be taken along the Mississippi in the lower valley to guard against stages previously By The Associated Press NEW May first step in an effort to relieve the crisis in the oil industry was taken at a meeting of ex ecutives of nine petroleum producing companies in the of fices of the Standard Oil Com pany of New Jersey here when an agreement was effect is 2 dynamiting its mail car and j f killing four of the He is The crest of the flood still was on trial at Hejin the Tensas basin today moving was found after a fouryear serving as a soldier Philip Orient railway as far west as Al An electrical storm did an undetermined amount of damage on the SimmsAtlantlc A lease in the University of Texas oil field in Upton Waco reported a slow rain all Austin re ported a rain beginning at 9 oclock yesterday From San An tonio came reports of showers and drops in The moisture proved a cropsaver In many localities which had re ceived scant rainfall this In some districts sufficient moisture was not received to aid except for a few which had been damaged considerably by the hot will be given new life in many In some sections it had been dam aged so severely that there is little hope for it staging a See NEEDED RAIN Page 4 PEE DAY Ad Must Run Friday and That is what a 12 word Want Ad will cost you in the Fridaj Afternoon Reporter and Saturday Morning provided the Ad is phoned in FRIDAY BY M For your 15c you will place your in homes Friday evening and in Saturday Figuring five readers to each your Ad will go into the hands of Friday and Saturday for only The rate is 24 cents per word for both Take advantage of this offer now I Sell your washing mach ine dog or rent your vacant house or Thera thousands of TVant Ads can help Phono 3067 nnd asl for a Ad Want BANKERSHLL NEXT INSANANTONE Fort Worth Man Chosen President At Final Session By The Assooialpd Press EL May the election of vice president of the Fort Worth Na tional and selec tion of San Antonio as the 1928 convention the 43rd annual convention of theTexas Bankers Association closed here this after cashier of the Liberty State bank at was elected Selection of a secretary will be made by the executive Phill who has been sec retary for tho past 11 is expected to be A barbecuein Juarez and a bull Ight closed the session officially ate this We are overbanked In but not in president of the First National at told the conven tion this Something must b3 done to eliminate and take cars of the This can only be done by Four or five banks in a city are One or two in a country town are sufficientI would rather have one or two good banks in a place than four or five sorry Banking is a high calling it Is a splendid opportunity offered to do great Banking is a high and sacred trust and only trustworthy men should be per mitted to enter the slowly It remained stationary at Tallulah but rising at and Ferriday as it moved on the ramparts pro tecting the south central portion of the state below Bayou Bes Authorities said that the break probably would not affect alarge areaand that most of the Jn habi tants and livestock already had been May eral head quarters the Mexican federal Prosecuting the re bellious movement of Yaqui In today laughed at the report that Yaqui3 intended to attack No The military au thorities declared that the border town is sufficiently fortified to de feat any attempt of the Indian rebels to invade the General Francisco fed eral commandant in the Yaqui war prior to his departure for where a body of 000 federal troops is that the Nogales garrison could muster men if needed to repulse at tacks by the General Manzo stated thathe leaves No gales Perfectly armed and but added that he held fear of a Yaqui raid upon the border CATCH BOOTLEGGER KANSAS May raiders searched Paul Katanzaros soft drink place for two hours for liquor Then one searched Slung under his arm was a two quart hot water bottle of liquor from which customers were served through a rubber tube running down the sleeve of his BAXISH KAISER ay extension for another two years of the law banishing the former Kaiser from Germany is believed certain fol lowing the acceptance of this law by the the largest monarchist party in new wells in the greater Semi nole area of Oklahoma in the next two except as may be Determination of the necessi ty of new wells will be left to the discretion of Ray Collins of who was selected as an umpire or arbi over the Overproduction General While taking cognizance of the output inCalifornia and Texas as well as In no con crete action was taken toward re striction of production in districts outside of It was a that the problem of overproduction Is general rath er than local and that any com prehensive plan for correction of the situation would not be effec tive if applied only to the Seminole To consider and If a plan which would apply in all producing a com mittee was consisting of Walter Henry Dawes and to confer further the federal oil conservation which has agreed to lend any proper assistance in sowing the overproduction It Is probable that this com mittee will be asked to report at another to be held here on May when Collins will make known the resile of a survey of the Seminole and surmit his recommendation and such data as might have a bearing on further restriction drilling Walter president of the Standard Oil company of who presided at the con declared that no con sideration was given to legal as pects of the decision to cease Inasmuch as Collin acted as a czar over the field at another during last No without interference from the Oklahoma corporation com it was assumed that no difficulty would be encountered in carrying out the present The Seminole oil field has de veloped rapidly within compara Dorothy stage has fainted several times In the trial at Los Angeles of Paul at left film who Is being tried for the murder of Ray Ray musical comedy and husband of Dorothy Yes she took the stand for the She Ray mond in Raymond was kill ed in a fist fight with In the picture at tho right she is shown drinking water after re covering from a fainting spel while a friend holds her HENRY JUDD The 13th As Date For Sentencing Of Condemned Pair Blonde Hopeful Of ina Electric Chair Because Of Illness By Universal Service NEW May crack of doom will resound to morrow in the ears of Huth Snyder and Henry Judd Gray when they hear Judge Scudder sentence them to death for the murder of the womans Albert The date had originally been set for next but was moved up to the After the formal words of sentence are the couple are scheduled to be taken to the death house in Sing Sing to Gray pleaded with his attor neys this to see what can be done about leaving him in the Queens county jail until Monday so his wife and mother can visit him Gray plsappoinfjd I dont want them to sec me In the death ho They had planned to visit him i but were prevented by his WEDDIXG INT LONDON By Universal Service May wealthiest girl and handsomest man were married today at The bride was the beautiful Mary sister of Lady Louis both of whom in herited the great wealth of their Sir Ernest The bridegroom was Captain Alec mem ber of parliament and dashing war time aviator with whom tho Prince of Wales used to Modern Noahs Ark Of Negroes Proves Failure In Floods Strange Arkansas STAGE WIFE OF SLAIN MUSICAL COMEDY BE9IES KNOWLEDGE OF KELLYS PLANS By The Associated Press HALL OF LOS May othy stage actress wife of Bay for whose murder Paul film actor is on took the witness stand for the prosecution this afternoon and denied she was aware of the defendants intention to visit her husband the day the two men engaged in a fist lively recent until it has assumed a position as a key to the American oil At the present time the output there is around barrels a com pared with a daily average of barrels for the entire SAN SABA CLEANUP COMMITTEES NAMED The state contends the fight re sulted In Injuries causing Raymonds It was waged by affections of the death and that Kelly over the Miss as she is known on the faces trial herself on charges of attempting to cover up facts surrounding Raymonds death and being an accessory after tho that jug apartment nbout she married her husband at Gretna August saidishe had no knowledge of Kelly telephoning to her husband while she was at the formers home late Saturday April the day the prosecution charges Kelly beat causing the Injuries which resulted in the latters The witness declared falteringly that Kelly did not tell her where or why he going when he left SAN May president of the San Saba Civic has appointed 29 members of an executive com mittee to supervise activities of tho league In a general cleanup cam paign to be launched by that or The town will be divid ed Into districts and an urgent re quest made of all citizens to clean up and beautify their premises and adjacent vcant Members of the executive com mittee are Bertha Karry Ce cil Louise Houston Frank John Leigh Harry Leonard Harry Marvin Brock Clara Johnle Tom Car Arch Leigh iJ Frank Jolin Misses and Loicy Divorce Discussed By Presbyterians By The Associated Press May Desertion will to be a recog nized cause for divorce in the Presbyterian 1C the recom mendation of a special subcom mittee public today is ac The recommendation proposes that the confession of faith be amended to make adultery the only recognized cause for divorce and to limit persons who may be remarried in the church to the innocent parties in divorceactions based on The Presbyterian church Is the only one of the confessional pro testant In cludes the the Reformed Church in the Reform Church in the United and The Christian Reformed recog nizes any cause for divorce except wifes Gray Issued a statement today saying she is still loyal to her husbandThe statement said My loyalty to my husband re maisn Only my illness and the fact that sentenced Friday from seeing Gray spent two hours ho is to prevented me with his attorneys winding his oarthly When they were gono he If I had my life to live over I wouldnt have any love Gray was also visited today by Miss Agnes a Salva tion army who prayed with Gray as he kneltin his liittlo Impressed The fact that the couple will be sentenced Friday made little Im pression on them when they read of the fact In the They had not been previously Snyder seemed to be In different to Her face did not change Its She expects to cheat thechair because of her mental By Universal May a modern Noahs ark was constructed by mem bers of a negro colony near to save them from the rising waters of the rampant Mississippi was re vealed by Red Cross officials Spurred on by the faith that moves the negroes worked like beavers to build a cumbesrome resembling the famous ark which saved Noah and the animals from the raging fury of tho worlds first When the muddy waters overflowed the the ne praying and joyfully entered the In tending to set sail for some modern Mount The craft remained firmly root ed In tho with water rapidly filling the Sad dened and the ne groes were forced to seek the more in shelter of nearby railroad box TEEMS Attempt Of America To Conquer Atlantic By Plane May Develoo Into Race By The Associated Pressl GARDEN May of Clarence Clmrn berlln and Lloyd Bertaud in the Bella nca monoplane for Paris was postpoiwx late to nipht until early Saturday because of squally weather in the North By The Associatejl Press NEW May Chamberliu and Lloyd Bertaud were standing by their Bellauca plane at Mitchell Field ready to hop off for Paris early in the morning if weather Likelihood of the first Am erican attempt to capture the Orteig prize being race to start before sunrise was dissipated late today when Jjfodbewrh from that he would not take off France either tonight or tomcrls Xicudbcrgh Specjclj Because of the speed with whlcK he had flown across the countty two giant hops in his Ryan single enthu siasts had believed that he would let no other entrant get away ahead of With the Bellanca at Mltchftfl Field tonight and tho Ryan at Roosevelt Field the Fokker mono Cause Of Blast At Dallas Is Probed By Universal Service May mysterious gas meter Inspectors By The Associated Press May The correspondent of the Hali fax Herald in Dlgby reported tonight that two lobster fishermen told him they had seen an airplane over Marys bay early last Monday morning while attend ing to their lobster The men declared that they had only a brief glimpse of the plane through the morning It was heading in a westerly di across the mouth of the Bay of they The correspondent of the Her ald said that the fishermen told him this when they learned for the first time today of the search being made for the French transAtlantic Nungesser and were the object search tonight of a citywide j ELECT BEAUTIES May New Orleans and Amarillo entries for the International pageant of pulchritude have been ac cording to word reaching here to Miss Mabel Riley will be Miss New Orleans and Miss Bon ney will be Miss Ama SEVERE FROSTS May Severe frosts have damaged the mulberry crop In central Japan to the es timated client of delving Into tho causes for the gas explosion which destroyed the Odd Fellows hall builtIng at Second and Forest Avenues Wednesday night and took a toll of eight learned that gas motors in the base ment of the building were In spected a few hours before the owner of a grocery and meat market In the demolished told police that two men entered his store Wednesday after noon and asked to look the ga3 meters Maxey said he saw them tinkering with the meters but thought nothing of WILLACY CASE UP By The Associated Press May of new developments in the Wlllacy county Intimidation cases In which throe men are un der bond were current here Thurs day with the opening of the feder al grand Jurya investigation in the Witnesses subpoenaed In the case were appearing before the grand Jury ALARM EFFECTIVE LA May A burglar alarm arranged by Er win son of a promin ent Schulenburg merchant near resulted in tho death cf pioneer cabinet Mother Sued For By Show Manager By Universal Sorvlcc May Hccnan Browninq and her Caroline were sued for for alleged breach of contract today by Arnold lo cal theatrical booking Peaches was to have Paid him everything she earned from her en that exceeded the sum of a week for 30 Stoltz he when bookings paying her utill more than the specified sum were Peaches took the stand that as was not sub ject to tho terms of their contract and refused to make Stoltz any pay plane for Commander Richard Byrd at Hasbrouck Heights unexpectedly started on a flight to Roosevelt Field with Byrd follows ing in another Announcement of this gav rise to rumors that the Paris flight might be a three cornered but belief was shattered when it vas recalled that Byrds financial backers had formally announced night that tho Fokker would not take off for Paris until fate Captain Nungesser and Major missing French had been It was announced early today that the Bellanca would hop at one oclock tomorrow If pos but thrcft oclock weather report this afternoon showed storms over the first half of The weather bureau then offered to compile a special weather for the flisrs at 11 oclock tonight and It was decided that final decis ion as to leaving lime would based on that If the stormy area should still be uncleared 11 oclock it was decided to put the flight off until Saturday Makes 120 An Hour Linderbergh flew in his seater from California to yesterday and Iouis making the hop of 930 in an average speed of 120 mllwi an Because of his apparent hurry In coming from the Jt was thought In many that he would hop off for after only a minimum But shortly after landing the young mail pilot announced that he woulf See FUEftd 4 ;