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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - December 9, 1926, San Antonio, Texas Kenneth g. Ormiston missing radio Man in the i Aimee Semple Mcpherson Case who was found in Harris aug a. Without affecting a disguise he i eluded capture for six months. I Lucy Gray died. Also the world court. The message. It s simple and Artilur Brisbane copyright 1925 by Star the president s message there in t a Tvr Ord about the world court. That s us dead in the a United states As Little Lucy Gray fitter she started on her trip with the lantern. President s mind is on the f Farmers. He wants muscle Shoals developed to produce cheap fertilizer and the Federal agricultural agencies made stronger and a rider. Planning to run for president on a wet demo cratic ticket will be met by the More than half Way. Al though he does t mention them or the presidency he intends to enforce prohibition legislation and adequate financing for enforcement. Farned by our recent Coal Trou Bles and by England s Indus trial strike calamity the president legislation that will put our Coal Supply beyond the reach of own ers and workers7 fights. E president wants adequate military and naval preparedness. Everybody knows that an adequate Nir Fleet is included in Ling pro Gram. Pray that the country May Javo such a Fleet in the air not merely on paper. country has More Money it 5 least Hundred and fifty millions More than it needs. The wants Congress to spend that refunding it which would seem to be the honest thing to taxpayers from whom it was taken under the impression that the government need it or use it to reduce the Public debt. Tree president wants Congress to appropriate at one session enough Money to la so. Two years. This would allow congressman to think about legislation instead of about at least half the Lime. Con Gress won t like that. Money is the Biz gift club that a legislator can twi Vig prohibition the president says failure to support the Constitution and Oboy the in ought not. 1o be tolerated by Public he is right but tolerated. Trio Public can do anything it chooses with its votes. If it wants a change it ought to vote . President does t intend to Lingo the United thrown pm 1f of Oropin Competition with american men Inami Factor and m orders. Feb shows that sixty five per cent of our imports come in free of duly that half of the imports taxed Pfluge a col. 3. On vaccine count plans court fight fined in corporation court Ona charge of Throe children to Seh por without hav ing had .sam., p. , 1753-West Summit Avenue conscientious compulsory ordinance gave immediate notice of Appeal through his m. Marouc declaring the fight would be carried to the higher necessary. L Emly Aud his lawyer immediately went to the City Hail for a Confer ence with City attorney Joseph Ryan and to examine the vaccination Ordi Nance. Lealy is unjustly charged with a criminal Pardue said. The state Law requires him to Send his children to school and the City Ordi Nance would compel him. To keep them out unless they Are uniform air mail rate announced Washington dec. A countrywide air mail postage Rato of 10 cents a Hale ounce was announced by postmaster general new to become effective february 1, it will carry mail anywhere in the country Over one or More air mail routes and the necessary connecting railway mail Routha. 23 suspects freed in liquor probe new York. Dec. Ments against 23 of the 61 persons indicted with William v. Dwyer so called for violation of the prohibition quashed to Day at the request of the United states attorney s office. Start a in led Jesus Case for classified Call Crockett Home vol. Xvi no. 325. Member of the associated press. Thursday december 9, 1926. Twenty six pages two cents Fra on five cents on trains and elsewhere. Trial postponed to allow count to gather witnesses. New York Bee. Of the separation suit of count wig. Salm Yon Hoogstraten against Millicent Rogers Salm Standard Oil heiress was adjourned today until Jan. It. Adjournment was taken after the trial had been proceeding for one full Day. It was allowed in order to permit the count to secure witnesses to corroborate his assertion that the Nobleman is both ally capable of taking care of his son Peter whose custody is sought. Gave Money. Count Salm was on the stand under direct and Cross examination during most of yesterday s session. Head fitted under questioning by counsel for his wife that from shortly after his marriage until the present time he had been supported by Money Gir eur him by his. Wife. Since she loft him in january 1923, he admitted he had received about from her and had not done a single Day s work. The witnesses to be called Accord ing to the count s attorney will show that Salm is Able to support himself find that he has an Independent in come sufficiently Large to take care of his wife and child. The yesterday that the count has a Prima Facie Case in that abandonment by the countess is not denied but asserted that the Case would be fought on the ground that the new York court has no jurisdiction. Sal s suit illegal. Referring to the Money that had been Civen to count Salm by his wealthy wife plaintiff counsel prom ised to produce witnesses to show that the reason count Salm accepted these few paltry dollars was because his wife pleaded with him to do City commercial air line proposed establishment of a commercial air line Between san Antonio and Mexico City looms with the visit of Roberto b. Pesquira. An official of the mexi can aviation company to san an Puio for a conference with chamber of com Merce officials and army aviators. The line which would be an Exten Sion by Way of Brownsville of the company s line Between Mexico City and Tampico already has the approval of the mexican said. Pesquira said upon his report de Pended the Start of negotiations for the establishment of the line. The mexican aviation Pes Naira said is capitalized at 000. All Oil companies operating in mex Ico will comply with the mexican alien property Law which goes into effect january 1, 1927, and inc Law in its last analysis is not a retroactive confiscatory Law. This is the substance of a statement made exclusively for the Light by Manuel Calero chief counsel in Mexico for Standard Oil interests and who was minister of foreign relations and ambassador to the United states under the Madero administration. Or. Calero s statement followed a three Day conference at the menger hotel where officials representing More than in mexican Oil land and leases met behind closed doors to thresh out the situation and in the end emerged with the problem solved both to the satisfaction of the companies and both governments according to or. Calero. In the conference were t. H. Wick Ett chairman of the Board of the american Oil company and presi Dent and chairman of the Board of the Dixie Oil company William Green vice president of the hit Steca Petroleum company h. X. Branch representing Standard subsidiaries in continued on Page 4. Col. 7. Experts will testify that mind of woman was greatly several alienist will support contentions of ifs. Lillian Slaughter that her mind was greatly disturbed when she deeded property to her Hus band a. W. Slaughter in 1925, when lie was granted a divorce on the plea that she had become a Follower of revealed negro Leader t of a fantastical religious cult. This announcement was made thursday by. Attorneys for mrs. Slaughter who is suing for the recovery of her properly after the jury had been., djs Trice court Slaughter also will take the stand and is expected to Tell the strange religious rites of the cult which brought disruption to Many san Antonio families. Will pick jury attorneys for plaintiff and defend ant spent All of wednesday in arguments on exceptions presented by the husband. Mrs. Slaughter s attorneys contend that the conveyance was not valid in that it was made while the marital Bonds still existed. Husbands complain. Mrs. Slaughter s suit is the Echo of one Weiar county s strangest criminal court cases involving the association of Whites and negroes in a religious cult. Negro was arrested and charged with vagrancy in 1923, when several White men complained to sheriff Jim Stevens that his teachings were disrupting then Homes and that wives were neglecting their Homes and children to attend his meetings. At his trial in Justice court Sev eral White men and women who hid become his followers testified on his behalf. He was convicted but appealed his Case and left san Antonio after having been acquitted in county Crim Inal court. Slaughter in los suit for divorce alleged that his wife had become a continued on Page 4, col. 2. S. A. Man to be arraigned on three year old slaying charge. Frank h. Bonner 28-year-old san Antonio Man who was indicted wednesday by a nieces county grand jury in connection with the Corpus Christi bomb mystery that claimed the lives oct a. Barnes 47, and his Sou. Jessie 7, november 14, 1923, will be arraigned before District judge a. W. Cunningham monday according to word received from Corpus Christ thursday. A Date for his trial will be set at this appearance. Bouner thursday was in the nieces county jail after an All night ride from san Antonio where he was arrested shortly before Midnight. Killed by blast Barnes a real estate dealer and his son were killed by the explosion of a bomb when the father opened a bundle labelled sent to him by express from san Antonio. The Man died immediately while the boy s death occurred in route to the Hospital. Santiago Mendora is 1517 mor ales Street and Raul Hernandez 10, Salinas Street were the former news boys who left this City for Corpus Christi to take part in the trial. House wrecked. Sheriff Ben Lee and Deputy Earl Wright of Nuccel county reached san Antonio shortly before Midnight wednesday with the capias for Bon Ner. The suspect was arrested at his Home 4322 West Houston Street by the visiting officers accompanied by chief of detectives Sam Street and detective George j. Stendebach. Bon Ner was returned to Corpus Christi by automobile immediately. Return the indictment wednes Day following testimony by Hanger captains Tom Hickman and Frank Hamer ended state wide search for a suspect in the bomb plot. When the explosion occurred it Barnes Home in the port City the entire Back porch was wrecked and continued on Page 2, col. A Ormiston to fight extradition by International i Xci service. Chicago dec. Ormiston will Inako a last ditch fight in Chicago against extradition to los Angeles Edward ii. S. Martin his attorney announced today. Disagreeing with reports that Ormiston planned to return voluntarily to ims Angeles from Harrisburg pa., Martin said lie was coming of his own violation o Chicago where to Legal Bat tie would begin. Auto headlight testing permits revoked in a a. Permits to test automobile head lights granted Antonio con Cerns have been revoked and revocation or others was promised thursday Folio. Ing in investigation by state Anil county Highway officials who claim that rho state Law is not being observed. J. Pm. Ball member of the headlight division of the state depart ment Aud Frank Grimsinger county inspector conducted the investigation. Bail left for Austin thursday but will return Ami join Grimsinger in a probe of the methods employed by the eighty stations in. Bexar county authorized to test headlights. Truce in China s civil War looms by intern Illonal news service. Shanghai dec. Truce in chivas int Recine warfare and possibly peace is imminent Accord ing to messages received Here today. It is reported the leaders of the North Ern faction Are seeking peace and hostilities Are being suspended temporarily on All i outs. Imperial Valley gut off by Gale los Angeles dec. Imperial Valley was Cut off entirely from outside communication for a time today following a series of storms Ami earthquake shocks last night fugitive will make fight against return to t los Angeles. By International serice Harrisburg pa., dec. Kenneth Ormiston arrested hero by Chicago detectives Charles Donnelly and Harry Elwood in connection Aimee Mcpherson Case in los Angeles left hero to Flay for Chicago having waived extradition. Summer bachelors Page 1, Section arc you a Young Man Derry. Will you let me your debt Derry. Will Hurt by Charles e. Blake or copyright 1926. By the Chicago Herald and examiner. Harrisburg. Pa., dec. Kenneth g. Ormiston the miss ins link of the Aimee Semple if pliers on mystery in los Angeles the Man whose trunk recently was found in new York containing Fine Lin Gerie said to be the property of the famous woman evangelist was found by the Herald and examiner today. Ormiston calmly admitted his Iden Tity. He said this is Only the beginning. There will be a Long hard fight before i go Back to California. Also i feel certain that District at Torney Asa Keyes is not very anxious to Hare me go Back for had been waiting one amazing statement made by Oriniston was that during the Long Mouths in which he has been the object of the greatest Man Hunt of recent times he has been quietly writing for radio magazines and that he has recently sold an article which is Yoou to App Oak Over his own signature in a Magazine having nation wide circulation. The reporter found Ormiston occupying a two room apartment on the fourth floor of a House in front Street overlooking the Susquehanna River. He was using the name of tred Ormiston broke this name is almost exactly the one under which he was addressed As dear Darling man7 in the famous letter found by the Herald and examiner at the time tie trunk Ful of fancy lingerie was. Dis covered. The difference was Only in the first name. The letter was addressed to instead of Fred Ormiston who was Aimee s Friend and companion As Well As the radio operator for her broadcasting station is almost without Money. A the personal belongings he had in his Bare Little Flat consisted of a Brown leather Brice Case a Black Gladstone bag a portable typewriter and a Home made radio receiving set which he was Able to set up anywhere and listen to the news about himself and he evangelist. For other entertain ment he had a few novels and Annga Zinc. Kep uses to talk. He declined to discuss any of the thousands of stories which have linked his name with that of Aimee in the most sensational Romance los Angeles has known for Many but to was quite willing to talk about anything and everything else. Whoa the Herald and examiner reporter having traced him for Sev eral months knocked last on door of the front Stroot Flat it Ormison who a Rohed him. He continued of Page 4, col 1.

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