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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS WIST TtXAt Friday fair VOLUME i Price 5 Cents THURSDAY MAY TWELVE NUMBER 33 CHILDREN PERISH IN BLAST Accused Young Film Actor Tells Of Love For Dorothy COURT ACTION HOLDS UP BELLANCA OCEAN FLIGHT King Ben Goes On Trial In Michigan Wall Street Betting Is Against Brave Airmen Weather Conditions Are Clearing BytTnlvcrsal Service NEW May Lloyd Bertaud got a court injunction this evening block ing the New York to Paris flight by the Bellanca mono plane unless he goes as He had just been notified by he that he could not intake the Bertauds attorney simultan eously secured a second in junction preventing lie vine from substituting another While this case is being aired in the courts Commander Bich ard Byrd and Captain Charles Lindbergh may be on their separate ways to for in dications jrerejtliat the weather over the clear sufficiently by tomorrow to permit the Climaxes Squabbling The court order came as the climax to another day of squabbling between Levine and Clar ence Bertauds coflier who has quarreled with him over the while designer of the vainly waved the olive Bertaud secured his Injunction after it been reported that he was definitely out of the Levine was quoted as saying The plane will fly but Bertaud will not be in Earlier in the day Cham berlin and Bellanca held a confer ence in Levines While Ber taud and his attorney waited in the lobby expecting to be called in but they were never It was at this conference that Bellanca attempted vainly to re store peace to the Although the court order Is only directed against Levin and the Columbia Aircraft Ber taud is at outs with Bellanca over the radio equipment to carried and with Chamberlin over the His fight with Lrevine started over a new contract and the prize Aviators Disagree Chamberlin has always wanted to follow the great circle while Ber taud has argued they should take the southern The dispute became so acute today thatthe two pilots did not speak when they met today In the hotel Chamberlin came out with a statement in which he practically said hewould not fly with Another day of bad weather gave Byrd more time to prepare for the He reported today that he expects to be ready to hop off within eighteen Lindbergh has been ready since the day after he landed He flew over to Oyster Bay today and had lunch with Colonel Theodore It now looks like It will be a race between Lindbergh and By Wagers of 2 to 1 that none of tha fliers will be successful In a nonstop flight to Paris were of fered today by Fried See FLIERS Page 4 JEWS BAN ROUGE By Universal Service May Face paint and lipstick are labu In the synagogues of War The Warsaw rabbinate today Issued banning from all synagogues under Its alt girls who tuw with threat to re fuse them nuptial ceremonies if they persist in disobeying the This action was taken fol lowing by the church of ft petition signed by thousands of devout Former women of the House of David ruled by King Ben jamin Purnell now on trial on immorality charges at Benton testified yesterday against the aged leader They told of the weird ceremonials towhich they were submitted by the The state of Michigan Is climaxing years of preparation in prose cuting King ASK DELAY IN RATE CHANGES ON LIVESTOCK Petition Filed By Texas Cat tlemen With At Fort Worth By The Associated Press FORT May suspension of a proposed re adjustment of rates on livestock for Texas points to and related points is ask ed In a petition which has been filed with the Interstate Commerce Commission by representatives of the Livestock Traffic the Texas and SouthwesternCat tle Fort the Sheep and Goat Associa Ozona the Highland Here lord Breeders and the Panhandle Livestock As It was an nounced here An early suspension and setting of the case for hearing is ex pected by officials of the organiza The proposed rates due to go Into effect June 2 un less are embodied in Supplement 1 to Southwestern lines Tariff notes ABC and 2 being specifically complained Juvenile Star Claims Ray mond Called Him Vile Names Preceding Fa tal Battle By Associated Press LOS May Kelly took the stand in hisown defense at midaf ternoon in his trial for the murder of Ray He is alleged by the state to have caused Raymonds death fist attack over the love of Dorothy Ray monds Kelly related his ten years acquaintance with Ray Ray and spoke of his friend ship with Dorothy he he told Ray had developed intolove for the actors last Jan uary when Raymond ordered him from his home1 without giv ing The young film actor said that for a period previous to this event he took Miss to the theatre or movies about twice a He declared this was by arrangement with who was playing at a theatre here and that he picked up the actor after the show to bring him also TKith Kelly described his fight with Raymond substantially as testified to by Charlotte the only eye in the trial last He testified he struck the song and dance man only after hac called him vile accused him of living with his and made Young Oklahoma Outlaw Loots Home Town Banks Of Desperadoes Leave City Marshal Woman Following Daring Daylight Robbery Of Two Beggs Institutions ByThe Associated Press May a return engagement in his home Matthews Kimes and his gang of bandits invaded Beggs again robbed two banks of nearly and shot their way leaving the town marshal dead and a woman who apparently frustrated the robbery of third hank probably fatally Officials of both looted banks said the leader of the band un doubtedly was willothe wisp young dfeperado whose sen sational exploits have been a modern parallel of the careers of Jesse James and Al Bashing into town this morning three motor the nine members of the gang divided Into groups and drove up to the three Two of the the Farmers National and the First National waere invaded Throw Em Up 27 TOWNS IN PATH OF LOUISIANA FLOOD By The Associated Press NEW May Inhabitants of 27 towns in the path of the wall of water sweeping down the Atchafalaya basin to night were being warned to flee their homes under instructions is sued early tonight by flood relief dictator John basing his warning upon a bulletin of the New Or leans weather bureau today chart ing the path of thfe flood through the had a corps of tele phone operators speeding the mes sage to the inhabitants urging them speed the evacuation if they save their There will be no forcible eva but the message of the flood relief dictator strove to im press upon the Inhabitants the seriousness of the flood danger and the imminence of the FORMER WOMEN MEMBERS OF WEIRD MICHIGAN CULT TELL OF AHACKS ATKINGSTRIAL By The Associated Press May regarding an al leged criminal attack by Benjamin head of the House of David Was given by Ruth of South a former member of the at the dissolution proceedings against the colony in court here In addition to testifying regard ing the alleged Swanson said elaborate prepara tions were made by Purnell to guard against anticipated raids by state testified after ex amination of her who de clared that prior to leaving the la the toll of jritli bis he had begun the Installa of intended to give warn ing in case of a Swanson told of having heard PurneH order two of the alleged group which the state claims were carried out by Puvnell to conceal his alleged re lations with girl member tilt ITINERARY OF TEXAS TRIP TO EASTIAPPED Good Will Tour Will Start June IJMta Over By The Associated Press FORT May of the official itinerary with the rail lines to be used was made following a meet ing of the executive committee of the all Texas special here Wed The good will tour will be made in a de luxe leaving Texas the night of June 19 and will take the MissouriKansas Texas as the Initial line out of the The full itinerary follows Arrive Kansas City June 20 depart Arrive Louis June 21 depart midnight Arrive Chicago June 22 depart Arrive Detroit 7 June 23 depart Arrive Cleveland 7 June 24 depart Arrive Buffalo 7 June 25 a side trip to Niagara Falls will be made depart Arrive Boston June 26 depart June Arrive New York 7 June 28 depart June Arrive Philadelphia 9 June 30 depart 7 July A stop at en route to from 9 to 11 will be Arrive Washington July 1 depart Arrive Pittsburgh July 2 depart Arrive Cincinnati 7 July 3 depart Arrive Memphis July 4 depart 10 Arrive Dallas July When Film Cowboy Refuses Tragedy Is Result So Testimony At Trial Of Five Defendants Reveals the Crowd Thats good aSrca most crowds are moving toward something Follow the crowd that has learned through experience to depend on the Classified Ads of this newspaper whenever there Is anything to rent or Graduation Gift suggestions In the Specials at the Store column Saturday and Read them and The Paper With The Classified Ads up your came the command almost simultaneous ly in the two and employes and others In both institutions com Both groups then began a systematic search for Charles a left her children in an automobile and ran into a pool hall crying an went immediately to the Farmers National arriving Just as the robbers were Pulling his McAnnally opened fire spn the racing and a hail of ballets answered one pierc ing hi3 breast klUlng him in Campbell was struck In the head by a bullet and was be lieved to have been mortally in Attracted by the towns men hastily gathered up all avail able loaded into motor and took up Within an hour one of the bandit cars had been found abandoned eight miles west of near the ranch on which Kimes spent his Ideal For Hiding The country Into which the out laws fled is rugged and heavily affording many ideal hid ing Slaying of Marshal McAnnally is the eighth taken in the toll from the ranks of northeastern Okla homa peace officers by outlaws since tho first of the Others who died in the line of duty were Mark patrol January shot down when he attempted halt a bootlegger sus pect on a Early Douthat deputy February shot to death by Wilbur fugitive des now in jail at Westville February slain by Marion now awaiting execution at the state Claud February shot to death by ban whom he caught robbing a March shot to death by un known assailants on the main streets of the Marshal Killed William March slugged and then thrown from an automobile by a party of supposed John Seminole deputy March shot to death by unidentified By The Associated Press May dif ference of three minutes In the time shown on the twoopposite faces of a jewelers sidewalk clock is believed to have saved the Amer ican bank from robbery here to day at the same time the other two banks In town were entered arid looted of about The two banks robbed are across the street from each while the American is around the cor ner nearly two blocks A sidewalk clock in front of a jewel ry store on the corner is visible from all three Just before three LOS May Shots which re sulted in the death of Tom Two Gun film cow at the close of a Holly wood drinking were today pictured in the trialof five persons for his as following the actors refusal of a preferred cup of coffee at the hand of his wife In favor of a drink of moonshine offered by Iris Sarah Kerrlck and Miss Burns are two of the five de The story of the actors choice in liquors and the shooting which followed was read into the trial by way tif a statement given by Anita another to the Hollwood police soon after the Miss Davis statement paint ed the party as a caroujial Jrt which Ifqfltor was drunknSy the gallon and tOhTOt the unprint able conduct of some of the six members of the DYNAMITE SET OFF BY INSANE FARMER IN WHGflU SCHOOL HOUSE CLftlNS LNES OF 38 Demented Treasurer Falls Victim To Own Devicj After Firing Explosive In Car Connecting With Charges Stored In Building Two Postmaster And Visitor Killed Explosion Ruins May Reveal More Dead FINANCE BILL IS APPROVED DY SENATORS Attempts To Strike Out State Departments At Austin Fail By The Associated Press May a busy forenoon in which the sen ate passed Its depart mental appropriation bill with inhibitory rider affecting political use of state the legislature took the afternoon off to play The house practically marked time In its legislative Fifty one amendments proposing cuts totaling some on Its departmental budget bill were laid before the house by the tions committee and will be voted on Thursday along with any the economy bloc may decide to The senate measure carries about more than the original bill as recommended by the finance More than was written in by amendments and about was cut out by floor By The Associated Press May ious rowsshook the house again today as the representatives ex pressed themselves by oratory and vote on respective proposals to tax abolish four See Page 4 Postmaster General Aids Carriers To Abilene Meet May Postmaster General New today no tified Texas postmasters to grant such rural carriers as can be spared leave to attond the State Rural Let ter Carriers convention at July 5 and Such leaves of ab sence will bo charged to the an have sufficient annual leave to their leave with heavy but not until strong allegations from embattled minorities were attacked and de Representative Sam Gates resolu tion to ask Governor Moody to syrup 50 cents a gallon for the public schools fell before an at tack led by Dallas county repre Grunts and whistles of surprise greeted the resolution of Represen tatives Reagan and Stout to ask the governor to authorize legisla tion that would abolish the live stock sanitary the de partment of depart ment of health and the fish and oyster FAMOUS DANCER DIES By Universal Service May Maurice Mou worlds most famous ball room who has been fighting a combination of tuberculosis and other diseases many died at at By The Associated Press May off by an apparently mented who fell victim to his own two explosions at the Consolidated school here brought deatlj of at least 38 of them pupils in the Most of them were few of whom were more than 12 yeartf Forty others injured were in Lansing The dead in addition to the 33 pupils whose bodies had beefl recovered tonight were the Andrew who seriwdt as treasurer of the school district j the Miss Hazel third grade teacher Glen BafM and Nelson a Bath The two were passing the building at the time of the Search of the ruins was continued tint darkness overtook the workers after state policy estimated that from a OT Kehoes Home Demolished The explosions at tbe school followed by only a short time A blast at the nearby farm home of The blast and subsequent fire demolished the Kehoe home and The entire north wing of the a three story hrlck turo was leveled by the blasts which caught all of the pupils over their books or engaged In recreation periods in their SunIvors of the disaster described the explosion as an awful crash followed an instant later by the craslilng of the walls and falling of the Many of the pupils were crashed at theta desks as tho tons of bricks and beams crashed State police probing In the tangled wreckage of tho school found that elaborate preparations hud been made for wrecking tho The basement was criss crossed with a network at wires which were connected to more than 500 pounds of dynamite scattered In various Search of the ruins was interrupted for a time while uncxploded dynamite was State policy said Kehoe apparently had carried the dynamite into the school building during the night and arranged his Drives Up During Classes He was seen to drive up in his automobile In front of building soon after classes Completing his plans he believed to have run a wire from his in which explosives were to the charges hi the Rifle several of which were found near the battered served as At this witnesses Huyck ran from the building and grapple ed with the who set off the explosive by firing a rifle into the rear of his The detonation which killed both Kehoq and set off the dynamite placed in the burying thQ teachers and pupils under tons of Panic ensued among the school children with the first rambkj of the blast both teachers and children rushed toj the exits only to be caught beneath the falling walls and loosened by the second Some leaped to the ground from floor while others stumbled over the bodies of playmates in a mad rush for the Boy Sobs Out Story Of Disaster Clare sobbed out a story of how he had been bttlMV through a rear window in one of the The at the time was urging rescuers to remove the body of younger sister still buried under the Miss Bcrnlce Sterling and Miss Evelyn two of the who escaped with only minor described their recollectioni of tho blasts Without Miss this terrible exploaiofl I saw the bodies of my children hurled against the walls through the Then I dont remember much what The explosion stunned me and I could not do much help An awful followed by crashing in of the walls aad was Miss Pauls description of the By The Associated Press May who off two of dynamite at the Consolidated school here resulting in thf death of 38 including was a graduate of State college and was considered an expert His bow considered him a good for his lands were well kept and his buildings well j He had no Recounting the mans characteristics neighbors MM called that he had appeared but with a tendency towavfl being Several controversies with members of the acnool board and the they appeared to hM4 left lilm morose during recent Tbe mortgaging of and the subsequent foreclosure added to the It waa China Headed For Further Speaker Opines By The Associated Press NEW May Instead of heading toward unifi China Is headed for further disintegration and in the opinion of former member of tho Shanghai municipal who is in New en fojr BLEEDS TO DEATH By Universal Service SAN May tongue bitten off when ho stumbled and felt headlong down the In a hotel here John of Kansaa City before his potmdlnir tha ctalr landing Pearls right leg wai also ;