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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS THE WEATHER WttT SATURDAY MAY FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER WEATHER AGAIN DELAYS Ruth Henry Judd Gray Hear Crack Of Doom m LOUISIANA SUGAR LANDS THREATENED BY FLOODS Defense At Bayou Des Glaises Crumbles As Torrent Goes Through Crevasses By The Associated Press May Mississippi flood waters tonight were shifting their at tack from cotton of Northeastern Louisiana to the sugar and EvangeliriS country of the south central section of the Streaming through two cre vasses along Bayou Des 150 miles northwest of New Or leans on the opposite side of the the waters swept into new territory after Seating down stubborn but futile de fenses erected by hundreds of Ramparts Crumble The first rampart to crumble in main Bayou Des Glaises defense gave way early today at Moreau The breach rapidly KELLYBACK AYE LOKE AFFAIR AIRED III CALIFORNIA COURT AT TRIAL OF PICTURE ACTOR By The Associated Press HALL OF LOS May love affair of Dorothy actress widow of Raymond and Paul Kelly who is on trial for Eaymonds murder was re vealed by the prosecution in the trial today au one of passion ate instead of the platonic and wholesome friendship previously described by the woman over whose affections Kelly pounded his rival in a fight that ended A love letter written by Kelly to Miss Mackaye and containing endearing terms and calling her my telegrams of love the two exchanged almost daily while the actress was a California theatrecircuit and some of which she signed meaning she elegant and nine feet deep and 600 feet wide roaring down upon five par ishes in the Atchafalaya The Moreauville break followed a crevasse on Bayou an extension of the Bayo Des Glaises system yesterday and ended a fight of more than a week to save the embankments guarding the Shortly after the break there Flood Relief Dictator John Parker at Baton in formed that there had been a break at This denied by a merchant there said that while work had been abandoned and the town virtually deserted the levee had not The workers had become dis heartened and he and had given up their efforts to save the With water lapping over dykes which they expected momentarily to give way under pressure of the pounding they quit the fight and fled from the Evacuation Rapid Evacuation of the Bayou Des Glaises inhabitants was proceed ing rapidly with barges and other rescue equip ment being concentrated In that Red Cross officials esti mated that persons must be removed from the Many of them had been taken to but plans were being made to transfer them to Marksville and since the spreading flood waters might endanger the water system of Later it was expected the would be con centrated at Marksville and Alex andria where housing facilities were more abundant food supplies more easily Evacuation of the largest town in the direct path of the flood had started More than a thousand were to be moved The weather bureau at New Orleans warned that the breaks along Bayou Des Glaises would not remedy the situation along the main stream between the mouth of Old river and New al though it reiterated the statement that the artificial crevasse below the Crescent City would prevent the river from exceeding a stage of 21 feet The sweep of the waters escap ing from Bayou Des Glaises cre vasse will take them into Landry and Iberville two of which are large producers of su Sar cane and one of is in the heart of the JJvangellne country made famous by Longfellows To Be Affected An estimated acreage of 720 acres stands in the path of the released waters and people are expected to be affect In Southern along tha fight to hold the rising waters continued with un OIL PROBLEM TO BE TALKED BY OFFICIALS New Meeting Called By Tul sa Executive In New York City c Associated Press May quickly after his appointment as a dictator over the Semlnole oil in which nine prominent producing companies have agreed to cease drilling for the next two Ray Collins of today called a meeting1 of oil men for to when further steps toward curtailment of output will be dis The principal aim of to morrows conference will be to in terest companies not represented at the recent meeting in New York in the proposed program for limitation of production in the Oklahoma Some It is has developed among independent producers in the Seminole president of the Barns dan Refining company today an nouced that his company would not participate in the plans pro posed at the meeting Oil company officials in New York de clared that they had received no di rect word from and withheld any Meanwhile there were Indications here that the restrictive plans were being put under Petroleum men are understood to have ap proached the department of jus tice informally to ascertain wheth er the proposed steps to curtail the output would be in violation of the antitrust Dono assistant attorney was in New and his presence here led to reports that he would con fer1 with local petroleum men con cerning their See OIL CRISIS Page 4 telegrams to Miss Mackaye from Raymond as recently as April and April telling her she was liis wife and mother of his baby the state the love motive that existed between Kelly and Raymond and See KEMjY TRIAIy Page 4 Nicaraguan Rebels Submit Arms To By Universal Service May Federal troops today continued turning over their war material to the custody of American The revolutionary In also gave up their receiving ten dollars for each rifle or machine gun delivered in serv iceable They were given which were badly need ed The arrangements made here by Henry President Cool idges personal and Minister are meeting with the general approval of the Nicaraguan Nogales Military Show May Be By Universal Service May The fortication of to repulse a reported attack of rebel lious Taqui is a blind by the Mexican government to screen a moreserious according to confidential Informa tion reaching Revolutionary leaders it was for a large number of refugee rebels to cross the line from the United States and con centrate on where they were to be joined by a force from the Mexican side of the Germany Has Black Friday As Stock Market Descends By Universal Service May Germany is in thegrip of a financial panic which hit the stock exchange like a tidal wave and smashed stock quotations into losses of a and even 150 wiping out billions of marks worth of stock values within a few The day was turned into the black est Friday In Germans financial Corset Salesman Hears Sentence Without Sign Of Emotion While Ruth Keeps Eyes Down By The Associated Press NEW May and with never a glance for each Buth Brown Snyder and her erst while Henry Judd Gray stood within arms reach of each other today while they were told they must die in the electric chair at Sing Sing the week of June 20 for the mur der of Snyders Albert magazine art Gray heard the read from notes by Justice Townsend Scudder without a tremor and his eyes peered through heavy lenses directly at the But Sny her hands clasping and un and one foot rocking irtfrerireerof a bowed her Stand Apart They stood a few feet these former as they heard the states voice demand their lives in forfeit for that of Albert whom they slew as he They had testified to a love that could not be as the state they had hopes of shar ing of insurance surrep tiously obtained of Albert Snyders A smaller crowd than any day of their trial at Long City stood at attention as the death sentence was Their backs were to their publip and only who into spaces the bench saw the hopelessness and grief written upon their Their attorneys replied for them when they were asked if they had aught to say be fore court imposed and the words of the attorneys were Nothing at this Sentence the blonde Queens village house and the corset salesman were led one at to the seclus ion of their separate cells in Queens county They will re main there until when they will be whisked away to Sing Sings death Woman Sentenced Snyder was sentenced and several moments elapsed be fore Grays fate was Brief motions asking that the verdict be set aside were made by See DEATH Page 4 HEAVILY AR1ED POSSES MOVE OmENDEZVOlSOFBANNTSIN BORDER HILLSOF OKLAHOMA By The Associated Press May armed posses were early today mobilizing in Coffeyvffle to move on the big hill country of 20 miles south of the supposed headquarters of Bay Terrill and Matthew notorious Ok lahoma who are suspected of being connected with the robbery of the State Bank of early Thursday It was planned to gather more than 100 armed men from Girard and Inde May The band of robbers wno carried away the safe of the State Bank of McCune at early yesterday and obtained more than in cash and was reported to have been sur rounded in South Coffeyville to Four Pittsburg police officers and several cars of county offi cers left here shortly before 10 with high powered rifles answer to a call from Sheriff Crabb at NET WEATHER DELAYSTEXAS AIR SCHEBULE Maneuvers At San Antonio To Be Greatest Since World War By The Associated Press SAN May weather today prevented many of the preliminary aerial skirmishes of next weeks Joint tactical maneuvers in which the infantry and the air service will operate together on the largest scale attempted by thearmy since the World Muddy landing fields today confined activity largely to scouting The chief event of the day was the arrival of the TC10243 from Scott after a 20 hour nonstop flightThe blimp made a perfect landing with the help of enlisted men and was housed in the big Brooks Field It was the first time the hangar had been used sincethe C2 exploded here in October of Major who commanded the was In command of the TC10243 Because of the postponement of todays pianos will leave all of the local flying fields early tomorrow morning to simulate raids over all of the red army territory north and oast of Most of the which was to have taken all day will be completed early tomorrow under present leaving the late afternoon free for a general aerial engagement which will take place north of San Cals Son In Says Dame Rumor Young Fisher Ready to Talk In Slaying By The Associated Press May Johnny Fisher announced Friday he is ready to report to the author ities of Bell county if they want to question me about the of Albert although I was In Houston at the time of his is the son of the late Wiley Temple chief of police by Bonds last Hp was mentined with his Monroe In con nection with the killing of Bonds Wednesday at Johnny Fisher reported to Sheriff Binford Friday and left information as to where he might be By The Associated Press May Percy Foreman of speaking as the repreesntative of the University of won first place and a cash prize of SI 2 5 in the college oratorical contest held at Edwards University Friday night under joint auspices of the State Council and the Fourth De gree assemblies of the Knights of Columbus and of Second carrying a prize of was won by Lester Boone of Fort representingChris tian Third went to Floyd Sitton of representative of Simmons Univer fourth prize to Elmore Borchers of Edwards University speaker and to Alton Reed Bay lor University John the presidents is in love with the daughter of the fovcrnor of tis But if ho doesnt al Jow that fact to interfere with new Photo oi taken nt Aniherst ARM IS BROKEN John 1217 Beech employed at Richards shoo was injured yesterday when his arm was caught in the machinery with which he was His left arm was Artist Shows Proposed Sky Route Of American TransAtlantic Fliers From To Paris FOWL AND JOHNS IRELAND 2500 29OO NOVA SCOTIA UAL FAX 64O FRANCE t YORK The sky route of the TransAt lantic fliers is pictured in this drawing by Artist Krocscn of The Mornlnp News and IsEA Norm Ire land and England Is miles shorter than would be a direct flight from Xcw York to advantage of leaser cnfTatnre in the earths Three Ameri can planes arc waiting now at Long Island fields for ons The airplane the place two lost FrencHavia Captains Nungesser and were necn They may he in some northern wilderness State Mayors To Meet At Denton By The Associated Press SAN May elected recently as mayor of El was elected president of the Texas League of Municipalities In the final business of theannual convention here Other officers elected are first vicepresident Barney second vice president Nacog reelected third vice presi and Haryey re elected executive Fort Worth city was elected president of the City Managers a division of Miller of was elected first vice president Chcatham of East fiecond vice and Harvey was elected executive Denton was selected as the 1928 convention A number of resolutions for the betterment of municipal laws were Sinclairs Sentence Ig Again Continued T3y The Associated Press May Further delay was granted today In the District of Columbia eu preme court both In the sentencing of Harry Sinclair for contempt of the senate and in his trial with Albert Fall on a charge of criminal Sentencing of the millionaire oil operator and sportsman toa term in the District of Columbia jail be cause of his refusal to answer cer tain questions In the oil inquiry was put over from Mon day to next Friday at therequest of his who explained that ho had to attend Important board meetings of his oil companies early next MAY BE REINSTATED By The Associated Press May Texas iuspend ed recently for his alleged unwar ranted arrest of a Borger news paper man and asserted attempts to suppress reports of the will bo reinstated It was learned American Government Proffers Reward FOP Word Of Lost French Aviators By The Associated Press NEW May weather man raised a warning hand tcnight and the American airmen waiving to hop off cm i race to Paris for fame and for tune heeded his Hangar doors were closed and the contest for the Orteig prize was definitely postponed until Sunday morn ing anyhow and probably until later next A couple of days ago looked as though it might be going to said James Scarr of the weather but now its getting worse all the It would be to expect a turn for the bettei over the Fliers So Clarence Chamberlin and Lloyd Bertaucf announced that their monoplane Colum bia would not start over the ocean in the morning as had been their Charles Lindbergh had previously stated that his Ryan the Spirit of Louis would not be taken from Its hangar until the weather man gave the all clear The Fokker monoplane Ameri ca in which Commander Rich ard Byrd will attempt the cross ing has not yet completed its fac By The Associated Press May navy dirigible Los Ange les returned to the air station at 7 oclock eastern daylight time tonight from a fourteen hour training cruise and search off the New England coast for the French Nungesser and tory He had not intended to leave for several days so he was not affected one way or the other by the weather Scarrs prediction concerning several days of stormy weather increased the that when clearing doea come the American flight may be a three cornered race with each of the three monoplanes striving for first As is not in the money not having entered his plane for the Orteig prize and as he has said that his flight is to be purely for he may be con tent to let the others go By Universal Service May reward will be paid any aviator discovering traces of Nun gesser and Coll or their the White by Raymond donor of the prize for the first New YorktoParis The offer was announced today by William air sec retary of N The money has been deposited in the Bank of and In event of dispute between two See FIJERS Page 4 Aged Baird Pioneer Shoots Self twice May Boone 70 years pioneer resident here and a hui band of only a few was found shot twice and In a critical condition at the city dump two miles east of this after The wounds self Other than to admit that he attempted to end his aged man declined to maka a Williams until a few weoka had been In the employ of city for many redftitd his He Is eurVlYad whom he recently and several 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