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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 31, 1931, Abilene, Texas VOLUME 5 ABILENE MORNING REPORTERNEWS wanner in Bortfc Mtf Y I SUNDAY KAY PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS PRICE 10 CENTS NUMBER 39 DIE IN H DENTS View Area Looms As A Commercial Gas Field s Contribute Most Of Victims Kxcursionists Drift About in Life Boats in Fog until They Are Picked Up Pastor To Expose Bootleggers The aggres sive Venn pastor of the Trinity Baptist yesterday toM the BepcrterNews he will tttra his attention to illicit liquor traffic in Abilene in his sermon giving an expose on and where whiskey may be My subject idll be Three Reasons Why Most Bootleygers Will Be in he and I am going to talk straight about illicit selling of I have purchased some and Sunday in attacking the whole I w31 have it in the telling when and where I bought from and how much I paid for I have visited several lxxt and will tell jast what I Lovell will speak at 8 in an open air tabernacle at the Seating accommoda tions are available and the pastor is inviting the public to hear condemnation of pro law Many Others Are Injured Rainy Weather and Resultant Wrecks Swell List Heaviest Toil Taken in Midwest By the Associated Press SAN May The crmser Louisville arrivj here at all j from the coastwise j early today on near Point of Disembarking j Bflif the passengers began at j on joy Experience KIDNAPER OF CERF SPEAKS AGAINST PAL Tell Dems What to x I Says PInckncy By The Associated Press j May Pinckj of who was chairman 1 of the state democratic committees Charles Who Conj national subcommittee in HURT IN OHIO AS REDS FIGHT POLICE j Negotiations Underway I for Connection to 3 I Lowe of I Adams et a Boy Confesses Slaying Officer By The Associated May A 13 yearold school boy admitted to police he had slain Policeman Scward when he and two companions were sur prised by the officer while shim mingla the pool at the John Marshall high I though the cop was going to shoot so I shot hini first police said the Varner told Smith was the lather of four Is State Witness in issued statement in answer to Highway Commissioner Cone Johnsons declaration that the party should avoid the prohibition issue in asserting that Johnson By The Associated 1 had betrayed and deserted the I party in and could iherej with good make sugj Forty Young Demonstrators Arrested in Youngstown Development of the View area as a commercial natural j gas field is held probable by oil j operators following definite I gauge of Adams and Communist i others 3 Lowe as a dry gasser capable of cubic feet daily 740 pounds rock largest flow ever encountered PLOT HINTED IN SANTA FE TRAIN WRECK Bj the Associated Press Nearly 100 lives were lost as the nation observed Memorial Ijae death one of ths heaviest is was attributable i in large part to rainy weather with resultant automobile acci Hundreds of persons were But few heat deaths were reported and drowsings played only a small part in the death roll More than onehalf the toll was taken in the middlewest Eleven persons were killed in focal point for thousands of racegoing Five were fatally injured when their machiae was struck by a train at Three Chicago residents en route to the met death near The others were killed is separate Three race bound airplane passengers met death when their plane cracked up ixsar The death toll by sections was distributed thus Middlewest Automobile drowning airplane other causes v f East Automobile drowning heat other causes South Automobile West Automobile 3 Pacific Coast Automobile Southwest Automobile other causes Ceremonies Here and AbroadAre Held in Honor of American Soldier and Sailor Dead ByvThe Associated Press May j in this section v one of five men indict ed for the kidnapdngof Robert gestions to jlast today turned states of Currie Cald 30 MsHifbr assaultin liotns staiid Her was biiffstuck iOr the graveyard tbe coastwise sfieamer brd went aground at y but all of her 455 to his m lew d roai much as getting their bound from San to Los dug her into the treacherous offshore of the point as she crawled Page 2 of the given him by It was intimated that he would be recalled tothe stand the I Mother Testifies The defense after Cald welTs Lena had concerning relatives in this and a serious iilness in his She said he had never been convicted or accused a Hassell HawIdas not have was not er adrni tion that County Attorney Cleo j At least 11 including j 15 Miles Southwest Traffic Commissioner Carl one and onehalf miles j and 25 demonstrators were injured i northwest of View and about 15 j land more than 40 demonstrators j miles southwest of blew la were an fsult of and members of munist The clash occurred broke up a comm tion in downtown I One of the demonstrators is near I the second gssser in the OP Competitive j death in Youngstown hospital j The well is and negotia Injured near Spikes i on Bails Removed Br Tbe prss tle Kearssse and the confederate Americas soldier and sailor aeaa raider Alabama during the Choi were honored Saturday in ies here and i At Valley Washington s men the of K0 soldiers in theBritish Isles y Associated Press fee of twt In May the bitter winter of was a to a cemetery m which 367 American persons in identj Hoover tola m Per the erailirient of psjthat the nation is passing through the day was celebrated graves of died for 1920 againss TS burled Bid System of land Leasing j with a bullet in his Two tions are under wayT it is under j policemen also are in a hospital with j for connection with a line of j serious injuries and at least eight j the Lone Star Gas it j or ten policemen suffered was believed further drilling will be I Among those arrested were four done in the area if such connection Bv xire Associated PWS I women one eightyearold is It was reported the gassers May 30Governor i AS the trouble a test was made by Lone Star the and bruised y Kansas head and an dress in a khaki jumped on which was considering the method of leasing public free top of an drew a gun the A gas line runs Sterling today signed a bill revising identified eye Railroad officials said there were 253 passengers on the One rail on each side of the track whose I Celebrated Abroad j The day was widely celebrated j Ambassador speaking at 1 Suresnes near I GUINAN RGANG UST RETURN iT land under the ermit red and others who had pari r had him he would be j immunity if he It was estimated the law would ticipated in baseball games this result in adding several thousand j wore small green and i Perguson ana i plates were found on one side See GAS Page 2 Operator Charged at j Sasssll said ae TO 35 years ftSilSLaredO With Attemnl iSe toldof Me and of bej and red Man Zflllosi CUvJ WIUI HUemjJl business here and eisewnere j WMstaff rfmed Testeri Police snatched the colored headi Ufle Mai1 to Kidnap Boiling League Community Is mg m pusmess here and eisevnere The Wagstaff He saia cuscussea the plan for i dav by Governor sterling goes into i gear from heads and threw it to the the Kidpapmg with CuaweU ane LTnmediatei its 6auth nd j the with whicn J toiSS211 ote TO Monday the trial He detailed the to Dallas aSd pS5Sea tlie Oklahoma California Cerf and the imprisonment of necessary twothirds on three indictments the man in an apartment j l e Connection with the alleged He told of later goingtc j volves acres public to abduct Lainar Bolhng j Oklahoma me I The three baggage and j one mail car were derailed 1 Two coaches were cej i raHed buc remained The I In Tulsa Blast rear end of the locomonve i slid an embanlcment and he engine to go over on its i as and a dining I later goinvr tc awrat acres oi public j SpccaI lo Tbe ia schooi practically ad of whica j May Land San AnP5 in West and enlarges League injured By The Associated Press man i siae killed and four were burned J car ncl leave tiie r tvvo of them in an exJ train was bound from Clii plosion at the MidContinent Petro to but most of the leum corporations refinery here this I passengers were from towns in Kan Ben Armstrong of Bed I sas asi working as a gauger on topi cnarge by the accidental dis of the was killed of a is in a critical The injured were Russell the same cal t vvcic satI condition in the Knox county Richard James Oxford and on a charge of assault Nash and Oliver Clapp were basis as that enjoyed by university prohibited weapon and masked on the night of the it abolishes the old pital at Knox Attending pfay Charles all of Rector j sicians hold little hope Frisco Train 20 Foot Hits Attorney Levett possible to lease or buy set for I closely cross examined Has1 school lands for as littleas to go to trial with Julian on i 5ejj admitted that if the ransom j cents an acre me dates were a monev had not been paid Cerf buyer or lessor or his and Bean were reported in danger ous All were employed blood of The party of Americas sav ors touringFrance attended ceremonies in BeHeau Wood The principal enlogy delivered by Mayor of El who troke domri in the midst of his Fifteen Gold Star mothers were A North Carolinian of the Unit ed Staies consular service decorat ed the graves near of four United States sea killed in the battle between Quarrel over Gate Left Open Causes Death of 2 Men French Officials Declare Her Kind of Amusement is Not for Them was removing the at the public a 22calibre from 1 fBy The Associaicd May Fort Worth taxicab driver by Julian in Clay Mann of Oklahoma bookkeeper for the Ju Royalty Each jointly with Julian in Mann and possibly 1 attorneys were expected to fly j Julians All have money had not I have been released unharin otryer Driver of Death Woman Suspected In Another Death I Car Is Charged By The Press May Mar ioaging I j He is prominent where he has trustee and in ties as i farmer of j served as ShOt DOWn By The Associated Press LAKE May By The Associated May The unimproved j Berry of Oklahoma was charg tendant at the Knox Coun free on bonds totaling j since late in when the were j May The j fast Frisco passenger I train from Oklahoma and Texas I struck a large boulder which Charles a and fell on the tracks from the bluffs Charles near a Meramec river were shot to death today and Wil tion today but serious damage was liana track was averted by prompt action of tne sought by sheriffs deputies and j engine No one was i police as the Marvin a young farm hand employed by said the double killing resulted after the Richardsons Hunsucker about By The Associated Press May Guinan and her gang of musicians will be sent back to America on the steamer rail ing next a spokesman for the French immigration bureau Their return will be by order of the French government and they will not be permitted officially to enter A member of the immigration bu reau here said the decision not to psrmit the noted American night club hostess and her gang to en ter was made on the ground that has no working permit or Heard About Parties The bureau member said We have been criticissd because others slipped through the ports without LnO iSt StLlSS Guinan do it It is sometimes pos sible to let in one artist cete French amusement The bureau had quarreied about parties conducted by i I See TEX 2 ftfS J T 1 V OiVO JT L ICY VV Ki C tG1 T iflnd ffiotve fee Quiz Mav Use Blast to was identified today as the Earl OUara of She Tex boulder which was about 20 under a new Tesas kidnaping charge Julian allows a maximum it was not ex that the state would charged with poisoning four j nection with the deaths of and was identified today as the OUara of Tex sfawiprr TCor kmed last night when two automo biles crashed on the Caddo Creek Stanley ask j supposed to pleaded guilty here last to a charge of carrying a gun fined ITS KOT EIGHT not and theres no reason any ones apartment or house being when an ad In the Reporter classified section will gcf a ten c That was the Idea that ran through the head cf 2404 Dunlap couldnt any reason why his house should remain vacant when all he had to do was cal 7271 and put an ad in the he did that very thing and now his house Is Thems no reason why TOUT prop erty should He Just cal 7271 and asK for an adtaker xnd rent woman a warehouse seven months before he died in Investigation into Korzens have been due to i Summers had been known to have had two other The Thomas was one of four men whose deaths were found to I have been caused by New York Fugitive Caught in Dallas fBy The PresO May George alias sought by New York authorities on swindling charges involving sums of and was held in jail here today after failure to make bond at a habeas corpus New York officers were awaiting the re ceipt of extradition papers from Governor Ross Sterling before re turning Latsch to New bridge east of Officers said liquor was found in Berrys which crashed into the rear of the OHara send ing both into the creek bed 15 feet below the riding with was critically injured and Berry is in Durant hospital slightly in Call New Venire In Pantages Case By The Associated Press SAN May in the trial of Alexander theatre and three others on conspiracy and morals failed to select ajury in five of questioning taling 61 talesm WOMAN WHO SURVIVED DEATH PACT TRIES TO MAKE AMENDS ore the locomotive struck boulder which was about 50 long and 10 feet in locomotive pilot split the Passengers were shaken by the short StOTX Already Underway subdue Oil Blaze Fannie Anderson Wants to Live Now Signs State ment Admitting Lover Had Framed Her Husband at ll Fete r tit By Associated May Believing her self dying from a bullet wound self In a signed statement made By The As5xriatwJ Press May at a wedding party at Tlataya en gaged in a free for ail shooting May De mands of the Presbyteries of New Orleans and Fort Brownwood end Fails for an investigation of homes and were answered today by a vote of pnbably vould have to be By The May re ceived today from Preston Bend said the Oi 1 Potts 20 miles north of which out of late yesterday aftd caught the general assembly of the Presby terian church in the or with a charge of d she told how Davis had friends j scrape last night which resulted in inflicted in a suicide pact with her j Graham at the nome of her clandestine Mrs Fannie j nusbandt Gus former today made a statej professional ment seeking to make amends to her plant a quantity of whiskey at eight Police interfered after four of them had been Then the guests joined forces and killed It was a she told j four of the The proving a recommendation of no action from the board of pensions of the The board said such an investi gation already had been initiated by the Cementing the pump and today had proved ineffectu al in extinguishing the flamas afi the husband for a frameup husband and I want toi iVOrs were taken to jail to send him to the j neip Tommy had that liquor Thomas saxophone playj left in the then called the died almost instantly yesterday Tommy told me in Fort DOX STILL Thf THREE CADDIES KILLED JMay builder May Of the seaplane today Three Airplanes Burn at Houston i BV The Associated May Of un surnmoned yesterday as court adI ran screaming the scri journed until See Page 2 transporting them plunged from a for the i highway and crashed into the more ambitious hop to Damages was estimated ;