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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1927, Abilene, Texas West Texas Own Newspaper THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS TUESDAY MAY Price 6 Cents THE WEATHER FRANCE HEAPS HONORS ON LINDBERGH ft X ft X ft fe Half Million People In Hood Area Dependent On Chanty MILLION DOLLAR YOUNG COUNTY ROAD BONDS CARRY Complete Hard Surfaced Road System In Olney Area Made Possible By Election Special To The News May Young countys road bond issue carried here today by a vote of more than four to With only a few small boxes to be heard the count tonight showed votes for the bonds and 506 Olney voted 772 for and 59 A complete system of hard lateral roads through out the county is to be made possible by the Of the more than onehalf has been set aside for tion of state and federal desig in Young matched witJkJBtate and federal will faceevery highway in the The Results V The following are the results of those boxes heard from at this time 606 for 107 a gainst Hunger 29 19 aaginst 25 16 against 43 53 and Murray 42 and 5 Newcastle 347 and 5 Profitt 47 and 12 30 and 58 Oiney 772 and 59 Orth 23 and 14 Markley 11 and 21 Loving 88 and 60 Redtop 14 and 24 Padgett 30 and 20 Jean 61 and 33 Highways affected by this is are the FFF Highway from the Jack county line on the southeast through Newcastle and Olney to the Archer county line on the northwest Highway 67 from Graham to the Stephens county line on the south and Highway 79 from Olney to the Archer county line on the Archer Successful Archer county recently put over a county wide issue thus making it possible for hard surface roads from Wichita Falls Steph ens county on the south has roads completed as does Jack county on the east and Baylor county on the An elaborate system of lateral roads extending over the entire county will be built from this bond issue The sum of was set aside by court order for the construction of these lateral The most Important of the lateral roads will be the one from the Jack county line on the east through Jean and then to This road will be built of standard grade con crete drainage and will be com pleted except for the hard sur faced Thisroad lies on a di rect course from Fort Worth to the Plains and will save consider able mileage to those traveling across Does the Public Know You operate a business of your own you may be a car a mover or a But whatever your its profitable busl nes for you to let M many folks know about your service and experience M you can Tell them through aCIassl fled Ad in this der an ad under Business Ser vices Offered TODAY Telephoto Pictures Of Lindberghs Hop Off To Paris by NBA Transmitted by Telephoto As the early morning mists dewed my over Roosevelt Capt Charles Lindbergh climbed nonahatantlr Into mi wared an airy eoodby to and took off alone for He had had a scant two taws and faced a non of hSrHS ww mwoSled and This picture was taken jost as he was last tareweus before climbing into his plane for his spectacular i i t by NEA Transmitted by Telephoto Next Captain Charles Lindberghs Spirit of leaves the ground at Roosevelt bound for France to a nonstop with Lindbergh its sole Dawn was just and the air was still when the plane took Ruth Snyder In Prison Dislikes Jail Garb So She Orders Some Avenue Frocks By Universal Service May Fastidious Sing Sings rapid ly brunetting lost every thing when she went up the except her Ruth was given house dresses bought in an Ossining shop by Warden It took her less than a week to decide they didnt become her beauty and she sent to a 5th Avenue department store for a new lot which arrived Prison authorities are divided in their opinion as to whether they are smocks or bungalow Whatever they they came from New York and Ruth is wearing them with the authorities permis t Frank of the legal staff of Hazleton and has ad vised Ruth that notice of the appeal of her case would be filed this From a source close to the prison it was learned Judd Gray is stfll the selfeffacing man still ready to do anything for someone he The prison chaplain called on Judd to give him spiritual consola Dont bother about Judd is reported to have See what you can do for She probably needs you more than I MECHANIC KILLED By AMoelaUd WILLS May Dallas automobile was killed last night and a young man named suffered a broken when their automobile turned over In the outskirts of Wills ITALIA FLIER FEAREI LOST OR ATLANTIC Commander Byrd Perfects Preparations For Paris Flight By Universal Service NEW May mander Francesco De who hopped off from Trepas at 3 oclock this for the was seven hours overdue at 11 eastern standard time De Pinedo was scheduled to land at the Azores about 4 eas tern standard time at oclock this the Radio Corpora tion of America received a wireless from the London indicat ing that De Pinedos plane had been sighted 360 miles from the Azores since that no further word has been Weather conditions in the vicinity or the Azores were reported to be most By The Associated NEW May Commander Richard Byrd con tinued his preparations to fly the trimotored Fokker to After a confer ence tonight with Orover Whal vice president of the America TransOceanic owner of the he issued a joint state ment with Whalen that then had been no change in The he was planned for scientific Lindberghs great M it has not lessened the need for scientific data on UwuAttantic TAKE THEM TOO By The Associated Press KANSAS May men who this afternoon held up Miss Ruth Blonsky and took which she was taking to a also robbed her of her shoes and British Fliers Fail In NonStop Flight By The Associated Press May to alight on the waters of the Persian gulf in their attempt to make a non stop flight from England to Lieutenants Carr and Gillman were aboard the British Steamer Donax today proceeding to Abadan at the head of the Persian When they were picked up the plane was aban Tulia Death Trial To Open Wednesday May Texas youth arrested April 22 at Fort by J Frank widely known Hale Center ranchmandetective after a chase over several southern in connection with the murder of Fred prominent West Texas automobile Healer near his home here in Is to go on trial in district court here Wednesday morning for the Blake is said by officers to have issued a statement a day or two Conner was slain on the high way just south of about 14 miles from here while he was re turning from Baird after an auto mobile He was said to have been accompanied by a strange whom he picked up On the highway near CONSPIRACY III CALIFORNIA FILM ACTORS CASE CHARGED AS BEflTH TRIAL HEARS CLOSE By The Associated Press LOS May Paul Kelly murder trial dragged toward its close today when his counsel completed the defense final and the state made its plea to the Twenty Foot Water Waif Sweeping Down River Carrying Destruction Jo Louisiana By The Associated Press NEW May wall of flood water al most 20 miles wide tonight was beginning to reach the tipper extremities of Grand Lake in its movement to the Gulf of Grand Lake is situated at mouth of the Atchafalaya river splitting Iberia parish and with but a narrow neck of land sep arating it from the Gulf of Behind it stretched a lake 200 miles long from the south cen tral parishes along the gulf to the upper tier along the Arkan sas Its width varied from ifcjiea tfcit poured tie Terisas Basin in Northeastern where it covered an area two parishes through the cre vasses along the Bayou Des Glaisesv into the Western Atchafalaya river nar rowing to a width of one par Water Still Rfelnr The New Orleans weather bureau estimated today that the flood sur face along the line between Begg and Melville had attained a level Of about 42 feet above mean gulf level and that the water was still rising although at a diminishing The flood waters are approximate ly 100 west of New Orleans on the west side of the Atchafalaya river and the Bayou Des Glalses through which they are are about 170 miles northwest of New Orleans and on the opposite side of the Mississippi Immediately behind the advanc ing waters scores of residents of the By Universal Service BATON May a million people in the Mississippi valley flooded area are now dependent for their daily bread upon the kindliness of their fellow Secretary of Commerce Hoover told the Louisiana state food commission here Here in Louisiana peo ple have been or will be Of these more than been made dependent upon pub lic charity and most of them forced from their he Altogether people are now involved in this national Athletic film is charged with beating Ray Ray song and dunce to death in a fight over the love of Dorothy Defense counsel Gilbert pleaded that the jury of eight men and four acquit the de fendant on the charge of the mur He argued that tne evidence in the eaie did not wararnt con viction on the charge Forrest eloting for the pro the testimony of the defenses chief He argued long up on the alleged fact of a conspiracy between these the defendant his Doro thy and Walter SuUj the recipient of to cover up the facts in the Sullivan and Miss Mackaye are under indictment for compounding a felony in concealment of her husbands Murray did not ask the Jury for a verdict of second degree murder as Gilbert In his final argument had lower Atchafalaya were being rescued by tiny boats which ploughed through the current to remove them from housetops to which they had Scores of unable to re main in their were living on levees where they had found safety after the first onrush of the Along the upper extremity of the planters were reassembling their tenants who had been forced to flee several weeks ago when breaks occurred in levees along the west bank of the Mississippi and Olasscock and Milliken Cowboys Are Help Immediately before the fleets of trucks were speeding over roads soon to be remov ing Cowboys on cattle poniesfrom Western Louisiana and Texas sped here and there rounding up cattle and herding them to safety on high The population of refugee con centration camps was More than a thousand hod reached the camp at Lafayette during today and it was ettlmated that the present n to o growth the camp would have jUMflHs by the end of feins wWch swtpt the flood gee 110098 Fage 4 Our New The News this morning ap pears in a new type The face of its body type is developed the Mergenthaler Linotype Company after years of research and experiment in which eye as well as type had a It is held by these experts that the new Ionic face invites reading that its even tone is restful without being monoton The letters themselves are clear and well pro portioned as a the pages of The Morning News will be to be more at tractive in appearance and greater in capacity than the old familiar to its While the new type has about the same word count per line as that which The Reporter and News have it actually seems much tionably it is the finest newspa per body type yet produced from the point of view of reader that is what The Reporter and News are striving at to make these two newspa pers easier to Before The Reporter and News standardized on 5 Ionic body face they made a careful investigation among newspapers of the country us ing They found that eye specialists approve that read ers prefer it on actual referen and that 250 American newspapers are now using The larger 10point type used by The Reporter and to gether with the sixpoint used ton the classified ANNUAL DRIVE OF OF ON WEDNESDAY Wade And Staff To Confer With Haynie To Fol low Lubbock Plan The West Texas Chamber of tommerces annual membership re newal campaign in Abilene will start Homer Wade general manager of the will come here Wednesday morning for consulta tion with the new and wffl be joined later in the day by Whitehead and Campbell of the official These five backed by the Abilene Chamber of will put over the Abi lene The Lubbock plan will be follow ed a intensive campaign conducted mainly by teams of local business men selected by the local Chamber of Twentyfive Lubbock business men got in behind the campaign there and raised the citys membership in the West Texas chamber from 175 to The same plan in Amarillo brought 500 Abilenes present membership is just under and Wade hopes to leave Saturday night with 400 signed up for the His ambition seems at the close of the Wichita Palls convention last week they were say ing of You people carried off about everything but the Kemp An Abilenian was elected president of the West Texas cham ber another Abilenian won the My Home Town contest the Abilene delegation won first honors in the parade and musical organizations from Simmons University and Abi lene Christian College were first in their Sweewater Rail Workers Injured May Van switch man for the Texas and and Sante Fe are both in a hospital here today as the result of a peculiar accident Van SicMl sustained a broken leg when it was caught between the end of a freight car he was riding and sn aotosaobile that by the tnta on a ing The airti trat Modest Missourian Tired After Day Of Tributes From Foreign Officiate In Paris By Associated Press May such honors as France iri all her history never spontan eously has bestowed on another private Captain Charles Lindbergh retired at the American embassy tonight unspoiled as he was when ha arrived from America in his monopla ie 48 hours In the lapel buttonhole of the borrowed suit of clothes he wore at several receptions tendered him by the French government and the French people today was the red rib bon of the Legion of pinned on his chest by the ident of TO BE HONORED MORE This was Captain first day of being but it will not be his for the French gov ernment has many more honors irt store for The French people hardly have had a glimpse of although they talk and read of lit tle Premier Poincare receiv ed him this afternoon and the foreign ar By Universal Service May I am very said the mother of Captain Charles Lind smiling through tears that welled up from the brown eyes as she responded today to the tremendous ovation given by You make me very she after a And youthful throats were probably conscious of a sympathetic tremor as they stared from the auditorium of the Cass Technical high school the mother of Americas favorite the boy who con quered the landed in Paris and into The occasion was staged in honor of the schoolteacher mother of the Lind bergh Is a member of the Cass A huge basket of flowers was presented to her by Clyde president of the school Aero in behalf of the ranged to give him a while war is to be his host for the midday meal on Tonight the young American air whose crossing the Atlantic has done more to rekindle French love for America than any one man since the looked just weary from an arduous day of being What do you think of the recep tion you have had he was it hasnt been anything I thought it was to said the modest who brought leters of introduction with him on his flight because he knew no one in He had been on his feet almost the entire but what he wanted most to he was to walk around and see some of it Tailors Are Bvsy The first thing this morning tailor came to measure him for suit of clothes which will be de livered alltime speed record for French Then be hurried out to Le Bourget to take look at the 014 bus that htm over from New He found it had not been very much damaged by the crowd that crushed actual when he arrived Saturday promised to Le ;