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Sweetwater Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - July 27, 1924, Sweetwater, Texas F if vol. In the Sake Twatha daily reporter Sweetwater Texas sunday july 27, 1924. Robertson leads governor s race incomplete returns from 167 counties put Dallas judge 10,000 ahead of Lynch Davidson Ferguson third Morris Sheppard wins easily race Between Edwards and Miller close Moody leads ticket with 40fi00- eighty five counties still out a i omers catch Deputy killer Creole Nerro who slew new Mexico officer Witk gun caught by mexican authorities. Identify revolver san Antonio officers also make positive identification of prisoner kind victim s coat. By Texas election Bureau. Dallas to a so a u y 20.�?incomplete returns at Midnight Felt in 167 out of 2.52 counties indicate that Felix d. Robertson of Dallas and Lynch Davidson of Houston will he the run off candidates in the governor s race with Robertson As High Man. Figures at that hour gave Roberson .37,132 and Davidson 27, 11. It. Davidson has maintained about the same Ramo with Robertson in the the pol s closed. Mrs. Mirom Ferguson was running third with 25,�91. Barton had 4,538, Burkett 1,302, Coll ii 4,911, Pope 2,880, Dixon 1146. Morris Sheppard will be the nominee to succeed himself As United states senator. His vote was �1,179, Davis 22,092, and Maddox to,811. W. G. Edward of Denton and Barry Miller of Dallas Are running a dose race for lieutenant governor. The vote is Edwards 32,648, Miller 31,642, Mccall 16162, and Malone 11,186. Dan Oody leads the ticket for attorney general with 40,334 j. M. Mel son 13,545 John c. Wall 18,503 Ward 17,050. In the comptrollers race s. H. Terrell leads with 26,149, 0. D. Baker second with 16,952, and Moulden with 15,082. The commissioner of agriculture race is close with George b. Terrell with 44,265, leading Robert e. Spark Man who has 38,942, j. T. Robertson leads the ticket for land commissioner with 41,695, a. A Sargent had 17,142, and j. E. Bink Ley 14,937. Clarence e. Gilfiore for Railroad commissioner six year unexpired term had a Susan Tisil Lead Over his two opponents. He had at Midnight 38,060. The four year term for rail Road commissioner is an almost stand off Between Lon a. Smith wit i 29,-b35, and . Nabors Wili 25,534. The returns on chief Justice supreme court Are Buck 23,328, cure ton 33,073, Wear 23,853.poisons wife Kansas Man prepares Poison milk forces Down wife s Quot Throat fills baby s bottle. By the United press. Genic so kas., Luly 26.�?mrs. 0.scar Champion is dead and her husband is dying from Poison milk prepared by Champion for the couple and their baby. According to officers Clia Pion forced Bis wife to Swallow a potion of the mixture and after filling the baby s bottle drank some Lii itself. The baby s screams attracted the attention of neighbors Quot who Mounil the infant iii bed with its dead Mother and dying fat Iier. Nuevo Laredo Mexico july 26.�?eugenio Bianquini Creole negro captured by mexican authorities on the outskirts of Nuevo Loire do has been positively identified As the Man wanted for the alleged murder of John Holloway Deputy sheriff of Bexar county. Chief of police Van limper and Deputy Flores both of san Antonio made the identification. The san Antonio officers also identified a Nickle plated revolver number 33551, found in the Possession of the prisoner As the property of Holloway. Holloway s coat and the scabbard for the pistol were found a the Banks of the River where Bianquini is said to have crossed into Mexico. He is being held Here awaiting necessary papers. Minor heirs win Large Oil fund Sinclair co., hardest hit of Elliree major companies it final judgment in suit filed in 1921. Over million claim companies violated contracts by not drilling on 240 acre tract within certain time. Ali Midian Missy the excitement incident to Quot the hanging of Clyde Greer and Frank Atkinson for Mur Iler subsided curious throngs returned to their Homos and this Community took on a Normal Ai Peara Nec today. The double execution was carried out As planned without a hitch both men going to their death without a murmur except both had professed religion and peace with goil. By the United press. Enid ok., july 26.�?judgments totalling $l,02 i,004,43 were awarded to six plaintiffs from the minor heirs of James a. And Lulu Crews in District court against three Mjor Oil companies today. The Sinclair com Pany carried the Burden of the judgments being ordered to turn Over to the plaintiffs of 1,189,801.50, from which approximately .$225,000 was de ducted to cover the expense of improvements to the land and the drilling of Oil Wells on the property. The two other companies the Garfield company and the Exchange company were ordered to pay the plaintiffs $162,854.51. The decision was final in a suit Fil Ciffin 1921 by mrs. Crews guardian of the minor children in which it was claimed that the com Anies had violated 1 Heidi contracts through failure to Drill Wells upon the 240 acre tract of land within a specified time. Voters re Fekety ii i county judge a s. Mauzey tax Coll Cir miss Elliott sheriff Yarrough trem Al. A re Hightower in la god. Roscoe count Only half completed South Ward at City Hall delayed miss Minnie Fowler leads Scott \ cd Violand officials of the municipal savings and loan company the representative realty co., and five local aupied c manics were indicted by a special grand jury charged with embezzlement certification to false statements and perjury. s Long delayed building trades strike was definitely called for monday at a conference of the building trades division of the american federation of Lite saturday approx innately $5,000-000 in construction work will be tied up monday morning Guidess the contractors decide to cast to Weir vote with the nine striking crafts demanding that carpenters abide by the National ruling Oil Metal Thiim work. Or. And mrs. U. To. Sii Affer and two sons iii Lorneil to Abilene and Buffalo map thurs Lay. With returns incomplete in Nolan county All county officials running for re election appeared to have won their fight with the single exception of commissioner precinct 2, where by Dennis Defeated g. W. Koerth present commissioner serving his first term. County judge a. S. Mauzey will continue to serve in that capacity defeating John h. Cochrn iii jr., by a considerable margin. A one of the closest races was that Between miss Willie Elliott and Jim Butler for county tax collector with miss Elliott apparently in the Lead. A itch Yarbrough Defeated j. A Lambert in the race for sheriff the Only three cornered race in the county was the contest for county superintendent of schools with miss Minnie Fowler Lead Nir will Scott and j. C. Gilliam 7 w. T. Hightower held a comfortable Lead Over Rev. G. C. Farris for county shooting old family feud believed to have brought on killing of Farmer on Abilene i defense charge a Darrow accuses witness of framing Story of lenient judge in Loo Pold Loeb trial. To break state Chain seen As first attempt to break state Tcstimony-,.officcr gets gruelling Cross examination. By the United press. Criminal court room Chicago 111., july 26.�? a Harges of Quot attempted intimidation of Quot Justice John r. Cavelry Quot by a witness was made today by Clarence Darrow chief counsel for the defense in the trial of Nathan Loeb or. And Richard Loek for the murder of i dirt Franks. After More than an ii our of merciless Cross questioning of sergeant James Cortland Darrow suddenly shot this question Quot Don t you know that this Story of yours of a Friendly judge i i a pure fabrication Given for the purpose of intimidating this court Quot Quot no it is not Quot Cortland replied. During the testimony yesterday Gortland said that during one of his conversations Wiwi Leopold the do a Pendant had said among other things he Felt that he was brought before a Friendly judge to could get off with life imprisonment. The examination of Cortland represents that first attempt of the defense to break the state s Chain of testimony. Court recessed at 1 15 until. Monday morning. A weather. Sunday generally fair. Candidates a or governor Thomas d. Barton George w. Dixon Miriam w. Ferguson Lynch Davidson t. W. Davidson v. A. Collins Joe Burkett w. E. Pope Felix d. Robertson r/3 o a i r 2 u s 1. I i j i ltd0 x u a i i i 1 �?1 a. J i d it a 1 �<1 1 0 a a x i go i to o cd a pc h Ahil Kne Texas july 26.�? an old feud is alleged to have resulted in the fatal shooting of j. H. Walker Taylor c Unity Farmer on he streets of Abilene today. C. Vav. I Elliott Surre nildred to officers after the shooting. According to reports Here Walker was sentenced to a five year term in the Penitentiary on a charge of killing i Lliott s father. He was pardoned prior to the expiration of his sentence and chanced to meet Walker on Trio Street Here today. The shooting followed. O h it r w Taylor county returns. In precinct no. 1, w. H. Thompson was apparently re elected Over a. J. Roy while i. W. had Quot a Lead Over John Bryan for Justice of the figures were not available at the hour of going to sunday morning but it not believed later returns will change the results. Telephone service to Mulberry Canyon was not available. Shortly after Midnight election officials at Roscoe postponed the conclusion of the count until sunday. The results carried from Are approximately one halt the vote cast there. At one o clock the South Ward election officials at the City Hau reported nearly 100 Lia lots still to be counted with the count still in at Maryneal and Decker. All other precincts in the county reported a Complete count. L or county judge John a Cochran or. A. S. Mazzev. L or county tax collector Jim Butler. Miss Willie Elliott. For sheriff Jack Yarbrough. J. D. Lambert for county supt. Public instruction will h. Scott. J. 0. Gilliam. Miss Minnie Fowler for county treasurer a. T. Hightower. G. C. Farris. L or pub. Weigher pet. 5, Roscoe a b. F. Goodnight. W. G. Bill Jowell. For commissioner precinct Oue a. J. Roy. W. H. Thompson. For commissioner precinct two g. W. A Oerter by Dennis. Tii Terest in Taylor county elections so far As Sweetwater generally was Corico Rii cd con ered Pri Narmy in tic lace Between j. Stevens ii of this City and j. Carlos sped for county judge. Unofficial reports stated Ali it speck was leading the popular by a Large majority jul the results changed materially in the few remaining let oct would walk in. Sheriff Lolini in Oil the report Siatti was in ailing his two opponents by a healthy margin and apparently had the race won. Coke t of my Kelii rns. The follow iii Coke county returns wore Lei lived Early sunday . By the kept itch i or county Jinke w. Ii. Bell 20 k. I. , i Quot k. To Stockton 11. For clerk a. If. Max i Well 7hi w. In. Stone a ,71 tax As .-ess.u-. . A a a a Irir a Niiori Cooil. In Eorge la Irwin .3il, i k Quot ire tentative 0. I. . Orami sims1. Oklahoma third attempt toward resuming work in the state s Coal Fields Idle since Spring pending the outcome of a wage dispute is scheduled to get under Way Moi Uuie with a conference of Union officers and operators and with the state Quot sitting Antis Are Happy after a years Kansas King of anti booze states sends message to world drinking lost Art. is voluntary fan oils l editor governor and sex Quot governor Issue a acts disgust for intemperance. I i in i i my a id a Lehi in jail Imah a to raise the ,100 Hail cienian did of Sci material , a i ii list 1 5 iii n Ami Ninou slip in of tar Vii Feather Inland beating Lior 20of ii Lii l ii Oley Grandini Orci pied a i l Eli ii ext to mrs Mary Slizuk who Ailini Ettoil ii mating the Ittai k. And a Lvi no the tar Ami fit la top , kas., july 26.�? after 11 years of prohibition it comes easy. , the Snidle of the dry cause proclaimed this boast in a Quot no Assai a to the world Quot tonight. William Llen White famous Kansas l editor Henry j. Allen Loi Iner i governor. Jonathan m. Davis present govenor and Victor Quot Nhi Doik a Ere among the eminent kans Assn who the Procla iii Tiomi. Ai con iii to those iii Neor temper continued on l ack Page get returns for commissioner precinct four w. C. George. Geo. Utwell. For Justice of the peace precinct 1�? John Bryan. I. . 217 317 1 21 la i 10 a a Joi 10� i m7 i 1 1 i 1 i 1 1 122 1 .171 1 i Imiyo 11s9 12i no �107 50u a crowd conserve Stively to he i,000 Persona crowded on l Quot ourth Street watching the big bulletin Board on the Side of the reporter building. As fast As the in they were posted on the Hoard giving a Street water the Best election service ill has fever had. State returns came in rapidly from the Texas election Bureau giving service unexcelled. The bulletin Board Ivas splendidly lighted by Means of a big flood Light loaned the reporter by the it and r Palace theater. / so

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