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Abilene Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1927, Abilene, Texas THURSDAY MAY TWELVE West Texas Own Newspaper IRE WEATHER NUMBER FLOOD STRICKEN DISREGARD WARNINGS s s x m x x m x Moore Rural School Measure Passed By Texas Senate CAUFWRUJUIYIETIIR fiDflTYVERUCT European Rulers1 Invite The Kid To Visit Their Countries Looks Over Monoplane By The Associated Press With government agencies vieing for the privilege of bringing Captain Charles Lindbergh back to the United plans were begun to day for a great demonstration for him in the national The city commissioners for mally cabled Lindbergh the congratulations of Washington and invited him to come here in order that the people may do honor to their fellow coun tryman who has so signally ex emplified the courage and spirit of American manhood in remarkable feat you Jiave p By The Associated Press LOS May afcletic 27 year old movie faces one to ten years behind the bars of state A jury of eight women and four men today adjudged Superior Judge Charles Burnell set Tuesday as the day for imposing A notice that a motion for a hew trial would be made was served by the convicted mans coun sel part Jn the celebration here might depend on the time of Lindberghs return to The president has been expected to leave for his summer Ey The Associated Press May Lind bergh is still He as a matter of courtesy and raised many glasses of champagne to his lips in ack nowledging or proposing but if he has wet his that is about He even asked for water today when the usual vin dhonneur was offered Jean general manager of La where the incident oc held up the ceremonies while water was and Captain Lindbergh took two of stage in the The conviction carries the one to ten year term under the California thought was was Kellys only comment as he nervously puffed a cigarette Six months ago There he had been fraternal brother in New York City dub of his Dorothy wife of the slain over whose love the County Superintendents Given More Approved Legislation Provides By The Associated Press May Minority resistance to the fi nance committees rural school JBRYATTHLIATOMCIMON KENTALCOHWTIOIOf YOUTH CHARGED WTHMHII08BEATH By The Associated Press May special jury drawn today is ex pected to decide some time tomorrow whether Robert Amarillo indicted here on a murder is he on the witness ABILENE ASKS 1929 MEET OF TEXAS UNIONS Ousting pf Kachel As Chief state contended KeUy tovaded his id bm appropriate ann nlm i 1000 each year of the next toh ennium virtually com pletely today and a substitute bill carrying the same figures pYpnrh the 26 to i j of author AinftenlS Renewed of the substitute won in AKJ kk on traveling in spectors formerly employed by the state education Search for the two missing Peench Captains Nungessor and was renewed today on the penntendent shall supply all declaration of two re d information on what 8 The Associated Press May political storm broke in the Texas State Federation of Labor convention here today as nomina tions for next years officers and convention city were Elections will be held It centered friendly efforts to oust President Herman Kachel of wfio has headed the feder ation since on the grounds that the presidency is a high honor in the in the vicinity of Burin May ftey heard a crash that might have been caused by a falling air Burtlett arrived from the Burin district today and said that Henry Collins and his of Paraj dise an inlet of Placentia the vacation about the middle of but his definite plans in this re not been In previous when American aviators have re See LINDBERGH Page 4 Kachel was renominated while George first vice president of the and Ed were named by their friends to oppose What had appeared to be an easy victory for San Antonio in the race for the 1928 convention developed into a real contest as telegrams from Tyler inviting the federation to meet in the East Texas city were and Tylers charms were See LABOR MEET Page 4 By The Associated Press May a section of the bill adopteu providing that the county su d information on what schools are entitled rural but shall not give opinions as to whether aid Restrict Funds Under the Moore rural small town schools with scho lastic population not exceeding 300 may receive not more than May they heard a cras education department are met and as if some heavy object had struck th 75 cents on the as n some neavy uujetu uau tax jess than 7g cents on the the ground on the cliff side vaiuation is levied No Paradise his son today followed the first de finite report of the sighting of an airplane off the Newfoundland coast on the day Nungessor was when the Danish schooner Albert state funds can be used for any oth The sum of is set aside tor payment of free tuition in certain Alex for his abandoned automobile was found a plea of will be District Charles decided If the after the arguments and finds the 22yearold youth the indictment for murder in connection with the slay ing of Fred Tulia auto mobile in near will be The case Is attracting wide at automobile dealer of was found slain by the returning to his home from near Officers of the South Plains were puzzled by the murder and no clues of any signi ficance developed for many Blake was arrested about a month nearly two years after Conners by Frank nation ally famous who returned Blake from Fort to Tulia on a charge of Martin of Plainview and are assisting in the that she had sighted a plane 80 miles off Cape May ry news editor of the and son of the late Colonel editor of died in a Houston hospital shortly before Wednesday after an illness of several Maximum and ers salary scales are fixed and 000 a year is appropriates u state board of education for ministration of the A ad school from aid which might seek to reduce its present tax if the rate s lould exceed the 75 cent mark as was Cleaning upits the sen dee LEGISLATTJBE 4 IS OFFERED FOR HAMAH FLIGHT Donor Hopes Lindbergh Will Compete In Air Nem Stop Race By The Associated Press SAN May offer today by James D president of the Hawaiian Pineapple Company of for the first and for the second to complete a non stop flight from the Pacific coast to Hawaii will attract the aero nautical spotlight from the Atlan tic recently humbled by Captain Charles to the s The donor of the prizes Is an xious to have Captain Lindbergh compete in the Pacific air To permit the American air ar gonaut sufficient time to enjoy the fruits of his extraordinary feat and prepare for another long the prize offer will become effective August and for twelve months If Lindbergh does not care to the op ening date will be San Francisco business men and various civic organizations receiv Disease Fatal To Payne 52 By The Associated Press I May i Payne philan sportsman and one of the richest men In the died of heart disease while playing tssufc at his country Oreentrees See PRIZE Page 4 Snake Serum Saves Victim Of Rattier In New York State Hand And Arm Swell To Twice Normal Size After Bite By Universal pOBT New r May Gehrigt life was saved tonight by the widelyadvertised snake Monday Qehrig ran over a snake with his auto4 mobile and thinking it reached to pick it The a darted from its coils and sank its fangs into Gehrigs His hand and arm began to swell and two physicians gave treatment without success Gehrig communicated Raymond cura tor of reptiles at the Bronx zoo New York City who re cently received the serum from Brazil Ditmers sent his assist Frederick to this city with four tubes of the He arrived at oclock this afternoon by which time Gehrigs arm was twice its normal size and physicians bad despaired of checking the spread of the At six the serum was injected and at 7 oclock the swelling had gone down Rozert said that the serum undoubtedly saved the was the brother Harry Payne son of the late William C secretary of the navy un der soninlaw of John secretary of state under Mc and brotherinlaw o Senator James He had been in apparent good health up to the moment when he was having planned to at tend the races Park after finishing his round of tennis He suddenly became faint and diec before he could be given medica At the Belmont race course the flags were ordered half AI entries of his and those o his brother were Thi scratched entries included Whiskery winner of the which Was entered for the historic Withers mfle Estimates of the Whitney es tate ranged in Wall street from to May to pray at her little altar in he fouryearold Lois Aud rey was fatally burned HIGHWAY BOIV PICKS ABILEKE FOR 1928 MEET Great Plains Highway Will Select Route At Ses sions Here Abilene will be the hostess in 1928 to the Great Plains Highway Association convention when hun dreds of good roads enthusiasts from Canada to will gather here to determine finally the route of United States Highway The selection of Abilene as the next meeting place was announced in an Associated Press dispatch yes terday from where the first meeting was See HIGHWAY Page 4 Fear Felt For Safety 01 Hundreds Boats Sent To Area For Relief 01 Refugees By The Associated Press NEW of person in Pointe Coupee parish clung to their homes tonight as the Hood waters flowing through thi broken levee line at McCrea moved upon them after cover ing onefifth of their The McCrea crevasse isap proximately 130 miles west of New Orleans on tht opposite side of the Mississippi In the face of warnings by the weather bureau at New by relief official at Baton Rouge and f rdm official Tejhfcatt of through the crevasse rapidly ate away the broadening the opening to more than 000 streaming into a ually expanding Spreads Rapidly More rapidly than was expected this lake spread over the swamn lands in the Immediate vicinity of the crevasse to swallow fertile farm lands along the upper end of the wiping out all dry land be tween the levee of the Atchafalayt and those of the Mississippi ten miles to the A hundred and fifty square of land already had disappeared neath the muddy waters tonight and they had spread to ten miles belori more than 20 miles low the break and gradually wen moving southward and Fear was expressed that many who had refused to leave in the face of warnings broadcast might be cut off and a fleet of boats had been assembled in the vicinity Captain Lindberghs Amazing AviationFeat Over Land And Water Complete In Picture Story ii i San QSQrailes in7hrsy 36OO miles 21 mim Patis r Si Louis U atHev ;