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Port Arthur News (Newspaper) - January 17, 1926, Port Arthur, Texas The port Arthur news vol. Xxv. No. I 7.port Arthur. Texas. Sunday. January 17. 1926. Prick a Vic cents House ratifies foreign debt pacts of o u. S. Senate tax Bill includes inheritance tax repeal okeh by o of of of o of of too of of of o too of of of of to of of agents probe mexican revolt plot in Texas e e n As former rebel certain chief in jail sur taxes also face reduction if Bill passes both parties in Harmony Over measure opposition however individual senators certain to stir trouble Washington. Jan. 16.�? a Harmony tax reduction Bill providing for approximately $365,000,000 Iii tax Relief for the american people was adopted tonight by the Senate finance committee by a unanimous report. The Concord Between republicans and democrats in agreeing i it a provisions of the measure was in pre a dented in the Senate history but followed closely in similar Quot non partisan action by the Bouse. Although a unanimous report accompanied the Bill. There were some storm Clouds in reservations made by individual senators to oppose certain provisions. The two major parties is parties however were United in support of the Bill. The Senate Bill if enacted into Law will slash about $35,00 1,000 More from existing taxes limn the reductions proposed in the Bouse Bill. Its outstanding provisions As differing from those in the House Bill were the repeal of All inheritance and estate to Tea effective whenever the new Bill becomes a Law and a revision of sur taxes on incomes Between $26,000 and . Surtax Compromise the new surtax rates represent i Compromise by which the democrats were won to joining the Republica a in a unanimous re Wrt. The proposed new surtax were not a Low As the democrats at first demanded but will give Tim beneficial millions of dollars More Relief than j Tbs rate adopts by a he Bouse m the comm it Lee reduction Over the a Jious rates will provide the following additional saving for Tim people #12,, to 27,000.000 on Aorta test $20,000,000 on estates $5, of >0,000 on id missions and $1,500. 000 on excise taxes. A finally reported the to Bill contains Norma income Tex rates of 1 1-2 per cent on the first $4,000 8 per cent on incomes Between $4,000 and $8,000 and 5 per cent on incomes above a Iloo. It it a sur taxes the rate begin at 6 per cent at $20, and run to maximum surtax of 20 Lier cent on incomes Over $100,000. The changes make the new sur taxes 7 per cent on incomes Between $24,000 and $28,000 with a progressive tax increasing i per cent on each succeeding $4,000 of income up to $00,000, this places for instance a surtax of to per cent on income be tween $30, Aud $40,000 red t surtax of to Lier cent on income Between $60,000 and $04,000. Y from $04,000 to $100,000 the House fur tax of remained in the Hill. In re pealing the estate and inheritance taxes the committee made the repeal effective Only on the estates of men who died after a passage of the Bill. Ital bus tee effective Lite 1021 rates were made effective on All outstanding estates upon which taxes must be paid Iii the coming year. On admission taxes the Senate end Muttee increased the exemption from 50 cent tickets to 75 cent tickets which would cause a loss of $0,000, too annually in revenues. The committee restored the to per cent amusement tax to legitimate drama which had been removed by the House and w hich total $5,000,000 a year. A gain of $8,000,000 Revenue Over House rates were effected when the committee restored the 2 per cent is tax on motor trucks which the House Yaj lad repealed. Although the committee reported unanimously on the Bill is a whole this change in the Bouse provision will be fought on the Senate floor. Robins get a lit up on Hackberry seeds while felines feast san Antonio Tex. Jan. 16. A thousands of Robins fleeing from the icy blasts in the North celebrated the sixth anniversary of prohibition by going on a spree Here today. The Birds upon arriving Here Are believed to have gorged themselves with Frost bitten Hackberry seeds which producer a fermentation in the Ato Maeh similar to alcoholism. The intoxicated Birds by the thousands floundered about the streets and became easy prey for hungry cats and speeding vehicle. Work on River trestle starts Auto tax grab up on monday commission to act upon port Arthur Case 2400 feet of Timber work to be done with the beginning of actual construction work on the Timber trestle approach to the Neches River ferry the Orange county Side of the River Friday prospects Are Bright for the opening up of the Road All along the route at an Early Date. The work being done by a. C. Macfarlane Orang who was awarded the contract by the Texas state Highway commission at a figure approximating $65,000. The trestle is a 27000-foot mid it Ion to the 24<io feet already built to the Hanks of old hirer gov. The Job will be completed within from 45 to 60 Days. Construction of the ferry untying on the Jefferson county aide of he River Baa not been marked but will get Limiter Way soon enough fog its completion by the Tim the Timber resale on la Orange county fido i finished. The port Arthur Section of the Road has already been completed and bids for the operation of til ferry have been received by the Jefferson county commissioner a court. Under an agreement mad More than a year ago Jefferson county is of install free ferry service Aero the Neche linking the port Arthur end of the Highway with the Orange sector. Oklahoma padlocks a wet Rooming houses Shawnee. Okla. Jin. fit Rooming houses Here have been ordered padlocked by Federal judge Cotters for prohibition violation and a will be petitioned also to Dos the Walcott hotel against whoa employees a restraining order was issued. Storm is brewing Large crowd is expected at meeting special to Thi sews. Be Almont jail. 16.�? whether the Jefferson county commissioners court till monday indulge in another Star chamber proceeding As last week nod finish the work started then to take 80 per cent of port Arthur precinct s Auto and Justice fee receipts and turn them Over to commissioner Turner of precinct 4, Houtby Park in expected to attract a Large crowd at the regular weekly bearing. Past monday afternoon with reporters. The Public and even the court clerk barred. Commissioner Charles Hughes of port Arthur faced in apparent Well Laid plus to Force Fly take some $15,000 from his precinct and sen it Given to precinct 4. Motion to that effect was made by commissioner Turner and seconded by commissioner Vaughn of Sabine pass. Hughes after several hours Dia re Tudor asked the motion not be put to a vote until he and had time to investigate. Whether he will re it Ort ready for the motion to be put Forward at the monday session is causing speculation Here. Another matter expected to lie Given attention monday is the question of keeping port Arthur and Beaumont justices and constables on a salary basis or return to the fee system. The six months period allowed for trying i the salary basis will be Over . 18. Chesson trial hits blockade admissibility of testimony starts argument postponed to monday youth testifies to offer for evidence Breaks three records and his Arm twice in period of few weeks j it. M. Smyth prosperous new York broker was Mong the first Telephone subscribers. After a trial he and his phone taken out. And he a never and it replaced. Merchants to elect by mail Mother kills tiny daughter then wounds another and herself too rum smuggler shot to death Border fight fatal liquor runners for fan Antonio Tex . In a one liquor smuggler a killed and two others were captured in a running fight with customs officers near the mexican Border Early hat inlay according to a me Waga reaching Here. In addition to the two men taken officer be lied 840 quart of tequila and six horse on which the men and liquor were being carried. The Batt took place 25 mile South of Falfurrias in Brook county. None of the six customs men were wounded in the fight. Anxiety for missing Alaska mail Driver Novik Alaska . 16.�?great anxiety was timing Felt Here tonight for the safety of n. Nicholas mail Carrier on the Nome Point Hope route who has been missing for five Day. Nicholas left her last tues Clay and report from Teller an intermediate station on Nicholas route too Miles Northwest of Nome say he has not reached there. A violent storm has been raging along the rout and plans a being made to organise an immediate searching party Santa Barbara shakes fanta Barbara. Cal. Jan. 16 a a alight earthquake waa Felt noon Bere today. No damage waa done selection of Rma postponed chiefs Amarillo Texas . suddenly mentally deranged mrs. Essie Moore 84, wife of a Farmer living near Lockney in Floyd county killed her daughter a rends. I year old with a Luxor elated a Throat of another daughter la or it thy six and then attempted to end her own life with the same razor. Both mrs. Moore and Ber daughter ars at the Point of death. Householder fights Duel with burglar Oklahoma City okla., . 16.�?w. V. Long Frisco Railroad employ returning bom after Midnight saw some one smashing the window of his Home. He borrowed revolver and in a Duel with the alleged burglar killed the latter who was identified this afternoon As s. Holman. Officers of the port Arthur retail merchant credit a of ovation for 11120 will a chosen by members of the organization instead of by tit directors through a mail vote within the next week. This method of electing s new slate of officials waa decided mum following a meeting of the Board of director in the association office saturday morning at to 80 of clock. A ballot on which will be printed the name of the director will a mailed each member monday with instruction accompanying to return the ballot not later than Friday january places to lie filled Are president vice president treasurer assistant treasurer Secretary Aud assistant Secretary. Director elected Friday night from whom the new officers will be chosen Are c. T. Baker George e. Carter k. I. Tucker f. E. Gifford de lob Mann to. It. Denney l. B. Fisher c. Vidi smokes w. T. Hooker a. W. Glass and Perry Pace off Tut to i i Sci t. B k a it m o x to . 16.�? whether to admit testimony of e. S. Mcguire Young Man from Shreveport regarding an alleged offer by men accused of being paid by Oscar cheap on a to swear he had had improper relations with 18-year-old Kava Gilmore who charges Chesson is Fol her of her four months old baby resulted in Federal Juda we a fides adjourning court at noon saturday until monday morning. This development May result in the million Dollar damage suit of a. J. Gilmore Che aeon father in Law continuing All next week lawyers predicted. Gilmore Scase will be followed by one for $2. Vat a in by his daughter Kava and who has Abo asked an additional $2,000,000 fur her baby. When Mcguire took the stand during the afternoon a intimated he a going to Tell of an alleged offer made him at Shreveport sensing Fri defense attorneys demanded the jury excused. Followed Severn hour of wrangling. The jury was brought Back and heard a kill ire statement. Mcguire testified a Man named Ben Hare and another posing a in attorney sought him out in Shreveport. They offered to a me Well if Vik to ire would testify to illicit relation with , the witness said. Mcguire said he had never gone with Kava and Sam by knew or. At least of character Withiel for both sides a known to have been summoned it la expected several dues will be taken hearing these. T. Fob it to. 240 fort Worth is wearing Hiarm in a Sling for the second time in Only a few weeks during which period ii broke three records and his Nam twice. Last summer he claimed to be the Only boy who Ever Rode pleasure pier Bridge tender Edgar brow a s Brown Burro. In the fall lie earned the reputation of being the Only person Ever to break i Nam when thrown from the sumo mule. Winter came and j. P. Wits the first of the season to break Bis Arm while skating. Ii fell near the Post office building. General Coss Ramos at san Antonio held May be deported $600,000,000 involved i n settlement o f minor obligations by european countries to United states plot expected to reach to other cities sax Antonio Texas . 16.�?while Francisco co a Washington . 16.�? nearly $600,000,000 Worth of debt a Irrementh negotiated a luring the fall with five euro Pean nations were ratified by the Bouse it any in a few hours by Kamos former mexican major overwhelming majorities Drake not yet ready to talk new president to outline cd program soon although a rather extensive program of operation in known to be contemplated for 1020 by the port Arthur chamber of Commerce Aud shipping no announcement of the plans for til ensuing year can lie made at this Bine according to Boltin i Drake departmental superintendent of the Texas company Ami newly Hoiosen president of the commercial Drake election a president of a he it. Of c. A not anticipated and since Hoha been out of the City and Only returned sine the election thursday he has had no time to think the matter Over it explained in a statement by him saturday go re r general said to have been prominent in Pant revolutionary activities in Mexico a Beld in the county jail bet to await deportation hearing fed a agents were investigating a revolutionary plot which it i believed will extend to other Citie in the United a a tat. United states officials Here emphatically denied that. Ute detention of general Cess Ramon had any a on Section with their investigation. The exact nature of the sue pc Ted plot was closely guarded by secret agents. Hearing for Gene i com Rsmos latter known As Pancho t Oes will he held monday. In the meantime he d being he d in default of $500 Bond set by the Secretary of i department of Palmr who issued the warrant for i arrest. The warrant wan issued after general cos a tam Quot had overstayed by six month firm to in the United Stater immigration official Snobl lie entered i country last March and is alleged to a remained longer without renewing i permit. During is past Fen Jean Cosa Ramoa la taken part in practically every vement of any importance ii Mexico and a last affiliated with the it a Huerta faction according to Federal Nul Hor i lib. Police unable to give death notice police have been unable to locate Minnie Davi and her tilter to notify them of the death in Kansa City of Edda via. A Telegram from Henry Davia asked that they be located and notified. No address was Given in the Telegram and polite have been unable to Cut Tutu uni rate Ute Mea Sage. No suspicion in Coal mine blast Fairmont. W. A . A la charge that the explosion at the Jamison Coal Ami Coke Compaq a Farmington mine number eight which Cost 1ft live could have been prevented were discounted tonight by Coroner l. C. Fit a ugh who a id the inquest into the death of Nineteen miners will be Beld late next week. A there is no suspicion against any one a Coroner fit Augh asserted. A the explosion evidently a another of the unfortunate incident which Are difficult to prevent in such hazardous occupations a a big five will Confer monday delegates will meet at hotel Beaumont with several matter of vital importance due to come up for discus Aion. Tho commissioner of the Habine District Industrial association will bold its regular monthly meeting tomorrow night at 7 p. In. At hotel Beaumont a l. Burge ii. F. Ranker a try Johmann and a. N. Peckhan port Arthur s representative Wilt attend with Tho of four other communities Beaumont Orange port Neche and Nederland. It is Likely that report i the committee at work to determine the advisability of an Industrial Survey of the District will a made. La. M. Her Grov of Beaumont if president of the association and a. L. Burge of Thia City la Secretary. Aches to be placed for Polar expedition Nome Alaska . 10.�?armoire , vet cd an arc in Musher will leave Nom tomorrow by dog Lenin with fourteen dog nod supplies for pint Barrow to establish a each for the Detroit All Metal air plane Polar expedition. Ralph Lomen Nome agent of the a a Ditino declared that Plana were rapidly getting under Way and that All arrangement would Axin is completed. Clothing for eight men a already Wen sent to Nenana one of the proposed stopping Points for the planes. Senators relatives injured in Accident Marlboro mas., . 16 a Dinar l. Wheeler to brother of United states senator Burton k. Wheeler it Montana and i wife Lydia were injured today when the automobile in which they were Riding collided with a Boston new York by her. They were taken to a Marlboro Hospital for treat it. I weather report fast Texas sunday Clear and a older. Monday. For warmer in Northwest portion. West texan sunday fair. Colder a crept in Northwest Ortlon. Monday fair and warmer. Wiiks Wiat Hift Outlook Washington. Jan. Outlook for the period. January 111 to 23. Inclusive West Gulf states period of Rains the first part of the week and again during the latter half. Near Normal temp rat urea Moat of the week except for a cold aped about the Middle of the week. Lower Missouri Valley period of snows toward the Middle and again toward the end of the week. Temperatures Wilt be cold for the week a a whole. �?~$5 per Date limit of sheiks a Union for treating Sheba be Page 0 for i win off a a clearance Bult which begins . By Millard Ferguson special correspondent. Copyright i aaa. By the consolidated press Atlanta ga., Juu. of the Lounger generation who Liny grown Gray trying to solve the problem of what make a a Tjai hound wild May get a few Pointer by tuning in on the debate on that self Aam subject which broke out Tia week Amo g Atlanta Young moderns. A Good Deal of discrimination will a necessary however to keep from ending up in a worse muddle than Ever for Atlanta s Sheik and the be a pointing the Finger of blame at each other each insisting that u is the other fault that the old Fash inned a Home Date Bas been supplanted by the present High Speed High Cost affair the Issue was joined when a group of College boy prolapsed organisation of a Union to limit the Cost of a a dates to $5 instead of the customary $25 or $80. The boy asserted they were always broke Boca us the girls insist upon being Lead danced theste red help Fia sked and fed Star Ocul arly fed. Representative girls Cam Back with a Shower of verbal turn to fag i column 2. Theatre men face charges of fraud Oklahoma City. Okla., . 16.�?dudley it. William Aud Howard Tucker will go on trial monday in Federal court Here on charge of using the mails to defraud in opera ing the Tucker amusement company formerly owner of theater and film Exchange. Witnesses Are being brought from Kansas Missouri Sod Texas. The men were convicted but the appellate court sent them Back for trial on a technicality. Congress to finance disarmament Parley Washington . Id with no evidence of opposition during House Debat delay indications pointed to passag monday of a $50,000 appropriation for american Partick action in the preliminary disarm rent conference meeting at Geneva French Heads Hunt finance solution . Jim. 5.�?rrewli Leader Are Busy tonight a King Middle Road by which franc a find its Way out of the financial Wilder a a. Talk of Compromise Baa completely supplanted the dire predictions of in feats for the government Aud a new crisis in the Cabinet anti evolutionists to launch Campaign Atlanta ga., . 16.�?cloth de in the words of its leaders a with the most intense secrecy a a new not involution movement described a nationwide in Acop will be launch at a meeting to by held Here sunday afternoon it was announced tonight the movement Bas for its object the announcement says a world wide fight against modernism atheism and e vol it to. I jury gives Man $15,000 verdict sum is heart Balm for loss of his wife former congressman enters Federal pen Atlanta ga., . 10.�?john w. Langley former congressman from the tenth Kentucky District arrived Ber palsy and went directly to the Federal prison to begin a erring Bis two year sentence for conspiracy to violate the prohibition Law. Langley waa by half a dozen former kentuckians when he arrived at the terminal station. Ii waa Arcott Nied her by Oscar Fla nary his Nephew Aud Roy it. Williams Federal District attorney from Kentucky. Team of huskies wins 40-mile race Polak Spring. Malar . 16.�?chinook, wonder Busky of new England was in peaceful plumber tonight. Tired out after having lad by six teammates Over 22 1-2 Miles of snowbound Fin tree stat roads in winning the 40 mile race of the new England sled dog club for his Masher Arthur Walden of tonal absent n. Ii., in record breaking time Chinook led Walden a dogs Over the court in 2 Bour 12 minutes and 25 seconds. Osage Hills murder cases up tuesday . Ok., . , the stat of Oklahoma and the unit d state Gore ent jockeying for custody of w. K. Hale millionaire rancher Quot King of the Osage Hills who a accused a master mind was dieted last week by the Federal grand jury Ber for the murder of Henry Roan. On of an a i lege i Aeri murders for millions among Osage indians America s richest tribe Boh Federal and stat authorities Tooill wer preparing for a fight tuesday in the Oklahoma City Federal court. Mac Nider praises second u. S. Division new Vork . tribute was paid to the Beroe of the second division who fell Tath world War and i sent members of the famous division were urged to get be Hind the movement to erect a Mentor isl in Washington to their fallen comrades by assistant Secretary of War Hanford Mac Nider at the t Timon Al dinner tendered Bim at the hotel Roosevelt her tonight by the second i lion. In holds annual clearance Sale starts tomorrow. Is Page bandits not Klain Mexico City . 10.�?th mexican War department officially denied the report that four of tace ban Dit who recently attacked the Quad Ala Tern train had been caught Aud in matted. A Garden City kan., . record for let Eedy jury verdicts was made Ber today when a jury which had hat in District court Aine wednesday afternoon and spent Lees than ten minutes awarding a $15,000 judgment to Frank cd Gardiner local Remery and Dairy owner against Charles 8. Fiu Eilo of this City charged with alienating mrs. Gardiner of rectum. / the Ess att rat Ted More attention than any other Cane for years Ami the courtroom a packed. Gardiner s if sued for divorce int july at which Tim he said he find found thai so had carried on a Clandestine courtship with Sinelio for three years. Then Gardiner tied for damages. Witnesses in this Case testified to seeing his if and defendant together at Many place from Wichita to Denver. Quot i gardeners hav two daughters who testified for Fin Ailo. Finello is a Divorcee with frown son. Terrific explosion shakes Oil tank Loh Angelich calif., . I. A a terrific explosion occurred to Day in a 55, Imet barrel crud Oil tank at the Standard Oil refinery in Al Segundo near Here. Unconfirmed reports received Here wer that several workmen had been killed and others seriously injured. The explosion Shook the surrounding country for Miles. The agreements were sent on to Tho Senate where stiffer opposition to we it them but where they will be ratified after a Sharp skirmish. The settlements approved by the Hon be toddy and the votes on each w Ere Belgium $417,780,000, tote Oil to 24. Roumania. $44,5510,00� vote 285 to Latvia. $3 775.000, vote 240 to 6. Esl Bouin $13,830,000, vote 255 to 16. Re Echo Slovakia $118,000,000, vol 287 to 32. With the exception of the belgian agreement All the ret Klementa wee Trade on term approximating Tho of the British payment to a mad Over a in period of 62 years with interest at slightly More than 3 per cent. Belgian debt split the belgian debt a divided in two portions $171,7440,000 borrowed during tile War Aud $240000,000 secured after hostilities Censed. T in the former the interest waa can wiled because of a Promise a Biel the belgians claimed was Mode to them by Wran Row Wilson that no interest would be charged. 4>n the other interest Aud other new approx re Ted ape it it i Hilt British ast lenient. A a a a opposition to tilt scat sett my was negligible. The Opi Kwas voted wee West by a a atterling of Southern democrats and the insurgent repair lira a of the Northwest who opposed settling the debts a it any teems that did not recompense the Treasury flt a for the intercut payment made on Tbs Liberty Bond which the debts represent. They however abut their hoi against the italian agreement yester Lay and failed to even come Clos to winning end today it melted away to t Mere handful. Radio rules must be obeyed or else Chicago Iii in. His even radio station must not. Speak a a of turn neither must they stray from the Atrat by and narrow wave length in the allowed them by the government. For violating both of thews Laws we a the Zenith radio corporation Bere must answer charge in a Federal court for using unauthorized wave lengths and on Day not allowed in the Federal permit. Thursday night Only and a was length of 823 meters is the operating a Bedale of jaz and the attorney generals office in Washington today charged the corporation with violation of both stipulation. Mechanic i Philadelphia pa., Jau 10.�? 8hot four times and beaten to death Milton Greason. So. An automobile Mechanic was found murdered in a garage in North Philadelphia this afternoon police believe the victim was killed while bending Over fixing a car. Christ fails to return just now As predicted by sect heavy storm races off Pacific coast Astoria or., . 16.�?a storm was lashing the Oregon coast tonight with reports Here indicating an 88 mile Gale blowing at several Points. Shipping la tied a. Yesther Bureau records show the storm is Ona of the word in years. Additional storm warnings have been received predicting continuation of the disturbance Over sunday. Three vessels which attempted to Clear the Mouth of the Columbia River during the Day were forced to return to Astoria. By gel. A Benjamin special correspondent. Copyright. 12. By the consolidate pros association Loh Angeles. Jan. 10.�?californians who predicted the do of occult predictions following the failure just year ago of mrs. Margaret la went a forecast of doomsday which led hundreds of Ber adventist followers to five up their earthly belongings Ami prepare for Tbs end of Tbs world. Have found their own guess As wide of the Mark As mrs. Rowena a. The Golden of Chat and particularly that Section of it entering about Hollywood la being swept today by prs Senate declines to censor u. S. President Wain both. A ,. in. Ate this afternoon declined a request president Cool Hig to take Steps to end Tbs Anthracite strike. Administration leaders blocked action on the Copeland Resolution urging presidential intervention and with the Aid of some democrats a talked it to under the Senate rules Jyh Resolution was withdrawn from debate at two of clock. Diction of the coming of a Messiah who la expected to make by appearance in Hollywood during the current year. The a Ian according to members of the ther a a Hist a order it la Bur in the East a already to hovering Over the corporeal figure of j. Krul matauti. 28 year old hindu lecturer and editor and will take Possession of the Young philosopher s body As be addresses a vast gathering of the faithful in the environs of Hollywood. Krishna mural editor of Quot at the Fet of the master a which is regarded As an inspired Book by a Large turn to Page 2, column 3. Race horse owner a restored to standing Tia Jim Ava. A to. 16-j o. Or Iii was today restored to Good standing on the to Juans race track and has entered three thorough i red in the no Folk claiming Handicap. Huntley a feature. The Denver turf Man male an apology to the track stewards Thia morning for Hie a Quot egad misconduct thursday and they relented and decided to give him another Chance. Weinstein january tvs five Bey a monday Moron he Jim. Hat

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