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Wichita Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 20, 1923, Wichita Falls, Texas The times receives the full leased wire service of. Associated press daily and saturday night the weather weat test and Oklahoma t Sondar and monday be Aerator fair. It sunday and weekly Issue volume evil Price 5c�?pay no More Wichita daily times sunday May 20, 1923. Forty eight pages number 7.irrigation contract ratification is decisively voted Hope is revived bandits will soon release foreigners death toll of Carolina school fire is brought to 75 f City votes 133 to 16 District no. 2 casts 35 for none against. 15 prisoners of Bond election to be next formality District no. 2 to vote next saturday on $1,760,000 Issue Hope to Start work soon. Death in the face one of them sends despair ing message to brother in Shanghai. A a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Bathea forecast for coming week Washington May 10.�? weather Outlook for week monday Gulf slates generally fair but scattered showers and thunderstorms Are probable Normal temperature. 7 chinese prisoners have been killed american minister threatens drastic action to chinese officials at Tsao Chwang. Assembly May ask referendum due tax f income measure ready for consid erat10n in House monday mor Jinq. Baptists select favourable vote in House is expected Bill would require tax from those required to pay Federal tax. Meeting place mob violence masked or unmasked vigorously condemned. Marathon dances Are held disgusting chaplain flies 1000 Miles and experiences result of thrills to preach Here an irrigation canal on the North Side a virtual certainty Satu a when tax paying voters of both water districts ratified and approved the contract Between Tho districts. A District no. 1 voted for ratification. 133 to 16. District no. 2 cast ."5 votes for ratification Rone against there being 21 votes at the Hirschl Box and seven each at Allendale and Denny. Tha unanimity with which District no. 2 voted for ratification was considered Here As presaging equally decisive approval of the Bond Issue which will be voted on next saturday in District no. 2. Tho Bond Issue is for $1,760,000, which will to District no. 2�?Tb share of the projects cost., Little interest was shown in Tho a Lection Here and ratification could easily have been Defeated by an Organ red opposition. Some Surprise a expressed saturday night however that even As Many As 16 votes should be cast against a measure to palpably beneficial to Wichita Falls. Irrigation officials Hope to see work started on Tho North Side ditch within record time after the Bonds Are voted. Rahlman Dieas result injuries Auto Accident phys plans in charge hold Little Hope for the recovery of Carter b. Rahl. Oil operator who was the victim of an automobile Accident on the Henrietta Road Friday night Stahl was picked up unconscious and taken to general Hospital immediately following Tho Accident he had not regained conscious Ness at an Early hour sunday morning nurses reported that there had been Bittle or no Chungo in his condition. Teddy Dokey the negro who was in a bar car and was injured in the Accel Lent is also in a serious condition. He has never regained consciousness and is said to be suffering from a severe fracture of the Skull and internal injuries. He is not expected to recover. Four other passengers in the car at the time the Accident occurred escaped with minor injuries and were Able to be on the Street saturday. A a a a real summertime hit wich-4� Ita Falls saturday and Tho 41 weather Man forcibly Demon 4, berated that the unseasonably 4 Cool weather he provided Early 4 4. In the 1\eck not going to be a habit with him. Tho Mercury roasted at the Job Degrea Mark from three to 4, 4. Five o clock saturday a Ter 41 a noon. A a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a peking May 19. A fifteen foreigners six of them americans some of them 111, All of them , bruised and Foo sort poorly Clad and Worso fed Are tonight looking death in the face in the tot Zulu Hills of Shantung province As they approach the end of their second week As captives of Tho bandits who raided Tho Shanghai peking express near Suchow May 6. If the foreign and chinese governments Ara unable to satisfy the brigands by tuesday that their terms for Tho release of the prisoners will be met and Tho robbers Choc stain makes Good his threat two of the americans and two of the britishers have but Little More than 48 hours to live. They will be shot As a warning that Tho marauders mean to Force complain be with their demands under their chief s ultimatum sent out saturday. A we Are pleading for our lives a and unless to eking Washington and London realize that the bandits Are ready to sacrifice their own lives and Thieo of All their captives in their fight for reinstatement in the chinese government. Immune from punishment we Are surely is the statement made by Leon Friedman one of the americans speaking for All. Friedman s message sent to his brother in Shanghai has stirred the foreign communities of China. In Shanghai tomorrow a. Mass meeting win be held to pass resolutions demanding that the american and British governments guarantee the promises of Tho government to Tho outlaws and win the Freedom of their imprisoned nationals. The Shadow of death has descended seven times this week on Tho Bandit prison corrals in the Raotz Uku Hills. Two of the chinese prisoners were thrown from the Cliffa because their promised ransoms had not been paid and five others were Spiot Down in cold Blooml for failure to obey orders. On his Way from Shanghai to vckli0, a Ine Vican a minister Schur ii Ian stopped off at Tsao Chwang Long enough i to Tell the chinese officials there to get results and get them quickly or Quot drastic action Quot void be taken. Quot get the prisoners out and talk Tennis afterwards Quot was the keynote of or. Schurman s demand. Still the negotiations alternately Progress and lag. The chinese of Iclal at Tsao Chwang comfortable in their 21 sleeping cars parked on Tho railway sidings Arguo among themselves As to How this or that shall be done to free Tho 15 who Are bleeping on the Bare ground in the Tjhan Tung mountains Clad in thin rags and tatters under fed and some of them in urgent need of medical and Hospital care. Resolution to that effect will be introduced this week. Contest expected on theory of evolution Bryan prepares for determined fight to bring heretics to task. Indianapolis ind. May 19.�?a National referendum under an act of Congress to determine if the United states should join the i eague of nations will be asked in a Resolution to to presented next week to the i Irth session of the general Assembly of the presbyterian churches of Tho United states it was Learned tonight. Injection of International politics served for a time to detract attention from the major Issue of the Assembly the struggle Between the liberals and the Ultra conservatives Over evolution. William Jennings Bryan Leader of Tho Ultra group after proclaiming he would fight to have the Quot heretics of Tho Church brought to task Quot went to St. Puls tonight to make an address. To will Boback in Indianapolis Early sunday morning to continue the Campaign which to will Wago against Quot the Bro. Door in. A a it Luton a and other or. Charles f. Wishart. Moderator after taking a firm stand with the Liberal is group declined to become involved in further controversy. A the Case of or. Harry Emerson of this District will be the proposition on which the two forces will fight it out. Or. Fosdyck a Baptist occupying Tho pulpit of the first Church in new York Drew the first attack of the Ultra conservatives on a Sermon in which it was charged that he questioned Tho Virgin birth of Christ. The Philadelphia presbytery has presented an overture to the committee asking that Tho new York presbytery to required to prevent Quot unorthodox Quot sermons from being preached in its pulpits. The new y Ork presbytery feels that it is thoroughly capable of administering its own discipline whenever necessary and a minority report of Tho Philadelphia presbytery declared that the Philadelphia presbytery should put its own House in order before aiding neighbors in Quot cleaning Tho Al Stin May 19. Pm difficult Les regarding the do nolo i. Como tax Bill were ironed out and Tiia Bill won its first Victory when it was reported favourably by the House Revenue committee today. The Bill will be sent to Tho Printer and will be ready for consideration next monday morning members of tha lower Branch stated tonight an Effort will be Mado to push Tho Bill to final pass ago in Tho House Early next week. It also is generally believed the Bill will meet with Success in tie sonata in that it is practically the identical measure passed by the upper House during the last session. All persons and corporations Subj Jet to Tho Federal income tax will be subject to a tax under the Dinka Bill. State and Valorme tax is made a deduction under Tho Bill As is Tho intangible tax. Gross receipts taxes Are undo an item of expense Only. Trio tax scale under the Bill follows up to ?5,000, two per cent $15,000, three per cent ?25,000, four per cent , five per rent $100,000, eight per rent up to $200,-000, 10 per cent and Over $200,000, 12 per cent. Exemptions Are made for incomes of single persons up to $1,000. And $2,500 for married persons. It. Was reported today that Nep Resen Talvo pop will make an Effort to Amend Tho Bill similar to that i the House in Tho last a Eslon. Prohibition Laws endorsed in report social service commission. Occupation tax on amusements favored Kate bring Carpenter near Waco Waco. May 19.�?h. H. Nicl dle. Age sixty Bridge Carpenter employed by Tho m. K. Amp t. Railroad was instantly killed Here at 3 o clock this afternoon when struck by a freight train. At Tho time of his de Atli Middle was flagging the Grade and members of Tho construction gang with which he was working old not Ace the Accident. San Angelo prepares to entertain 19,000 visitors at convention of West Texas chamber of Commerce by United press. San Angelo. Texas May id a More than 10,000 visitors Are expected hero monday to attend Tho opening Day session of to it a West Texas chamber of Commero 1 Twenty Ivo bands. Id of them competing for $2.000 in prizes sponsors from 102 cities and towns and one representing Tho stat of Texas participating in an historical pageant and an open air Quot Cowboy banquet at which plates will to Laid for 4,000 Are features which Are expected to draw the huge crowd. Tho occasion will be the fifth annual convention of the chamber this year being Tho largest regional chamber of Commerce gathering in Tho tilted Fratea. Moro than 7,500 business and pro a As Lonal ii a trades Penolo and a i Succes Are Ines Ybrra of the or Kiv Zatina. Nino special trains will bring hundreds to the convention from fort Worth Dallas. Waco. Pilan Vlco. Ivy Block Sweetwater ii Iii Cote Brownwolf and Stamford. A a he Santa be has arranged to Park 4 1 pull unit in its Yards and Tho he Lent Railroad will handle More Titan ,1 is Oil of sleepers. A i Wentis rive Hundred persons will sleep on their pullmans. 4,000 will Camp in the tourists Paris and elsewhere a ions tie Rivers local hotels will accommodate l,5i0, and Over 4,000 visitors will be received in private Homes accor Dolnic to arrangements Austin May 19. We a the Baldwin Bill proposing an occupation tax on moving picture establishments Heaters and other amusement houses was reported favourably by the House Revenue and taxation committee late today. The Bill proposes a graduated lax ranging front $5 to s15 annually according to the size of the town. Three other measures by Baldwin seeking to tax circuses travelling shows and carnivals were considered but not acted upon and were set for Public hearing next tuesday As was the Coffee Bill proposing a five per cent tax on Gross Oil productions. Baldwin announced monday he will introduce another Bill levying a tax on soft Dolnic dealers. Neither Tiia House nor Senate were in session this afternoon. Tho House convened for a Short time this morning to permit introduction of l iils and routine business. Demann that movies Clear out or lord s Dav made by local officials most of the visitors Are expected to Como by automobile. The sponsors will appear in the grand finale of Tho pageant. Quot in the a a Shadow of fort Concho Quot tracing Tho development of West Texas from Frontier Days when fort Concho was an army Post Down to Tho present time. The massed bands will furnish music for both tha pageant and a Parade wednesday afternoon. Vernon. Lubbock Graham Amarillo Brownwood Mineral Wells and Brady Are expected to enter bids for the next convention. Tho selection will to Mado and officers chosen it Tho open air banquet in the Santa be Park wednesday when the massed bands will play for Tho last time. Governor Pat Neff Louis j. Wortham. Publisher of fort Worth e. J. Diosey of Armour and company Alvin o Visey National commander of Tho american legion and William Randolph Hearst Are among the prominent speakers on the program. Governor Neff will be accompanied by his a fighter. Miss Halle Mae Neff who will o Quot lady Texas Quot in the Pilgo ant. Officials representing Tho entire state. Golf Tennis trap shooting swimming. Boating Cowboy sports open air dances each evening and a round of refreshments teas luncheons and motor rides for visiting women will furnish entertainment for Tho visitors. Indianapolis May 19.p a presbyterians of the United states of America today received a report from the committee on Sabbath Observance demanding that the movies a clean up and Clear out of the i Ord b will a Hays president of Tho motion picture producers and Dis trip tutors of America whip is attending the ass Emiliy As an cider of the Church was Ai it sent from Tho Hall attending a committee meeting w Hen or. Harry l. Bowlby president of the lord s Day Alliance at Taci de the sunday movie shows. Quot i have nothing against the movies Quot said or. Bowlby Quot if they will clean up and Clear nut of the lord s Day and i so told an in i it Octant of the motion picture Industry who is attending this Assembly As a commas Boner. Quot tiie commercial movie House ought to give the Church the Bible school and Tho Homo Tho right of Way on Tho i Tristian Sabbath. Without Tho Christian Sabbath there will to no Christian morality and without Christian morality Trio free institutions of this country cannot be a Resolution on motion picture censorship and sunday movie shows is expected to be to the Assembly for action. Kansas City. Mon a May 19. Pm Tho Southern baptists convention in session hero today selected Atlanta ga., As Tho place for Tho convention next year endorsed Tho establish Mont of a Seminary for negroes in Nash Iii tenn., and approved plans for Tho erection of a $2,000,000 Hospital in now Orleans la. Quot Marathon dances Scro characterized As disgusting exhibitions mob violence whether by persons masked or unmasked was declared to Quot trample in Tho dust a very human right Quot and prohibition Laws Wye endorsed in a report of the social service commission adopted tonight by tha convention. On Tho quest Ion of dancing Tho report said in part Quot the Ever present and Over Lonso Lent dance evil continues. Tho latest form of nauseating excess which this destroyer of the modesty and moral of manhood and womanhood has gone. Is the disgusting exhibitions popularly known As Marathon dancing such exhibitions serve to show in a new Light Tho incurable evil of indulgence which in Ita very nature is fleshly and sinful. Our pastors ought everywhere in Tho most emphatic terms condemn such evils. Quot Tho recent action of new York in repealing its enforcement code is a disgrace to that state and an insult to the. Federal government Quot the report said to commenting on the 18th amendment. Quot enforcement in new York will to somewhat Moro difficult but prohibition will go Forward not backward. Tho question before Tho american people is not shall we have prohibition but shall orderly government prevail. Quot Tho recent of Hou Premo court is in every Way Good for this Ceatise. It is a Surprise that it holds Itiat american ships Are exempt from Tho operation of n. Law of the United states when on Tho High Koas or in Forf in Portia. But tills easily can be Rani Eliod by the next through i Tho enact Mont of a Law to apply specifically to american s i 1 p h very Vitere. Meantime it will not be very feasible for ships to Stork and unstuck with liquors it Tho three Niilo a report of the Relief and annuity Board adopted today declared that Tho Southern Baptist convention is aiding 925 a d ministers and dependent members of their families. It declared that the Board s resources Wero $1,490,193.59, which according to the report is invade Davidson proposes quate. Tho Hoard has projected a Cut appropriations program calling for Tho raising of a --1 total of $10,000,000 for future world. Austin May 19. I pm reduction i Quot such a fund will Mako possible of appropriations made by Tho leg a an annual income each year of from Slature of approximately $6,000.000 and enactment of an income tax Law was proposed by lieutenant governor t. W. Davidson As a Means of meeting a prospective state deficiency of ten million dollars during the next two years. In a statement issued tonight. To enact Many Moro Revenue measures would be detrimental to Texas industries the lieutenant governor . The following reductions in appropriations were proposed general education Bill $2.000,000 Rural Aid $1,000,000 emergency school Aid $2,000,000 reclamation and flood control $400,000, and departmental appropriations $000,000. Motion picture Man files suit against Austin police chief Austin May 19.�?suit for $20,000 damage growing out of Tho recent bitter fight waged by the City to Rico department on operators of motion picture shows was filed today in District court by a j. Heg Man. Motion picture proprietor against police commissioner Harry w. Nolen chief of police j. H. Rog ers and their sur Otie i. The suit followed a move today by motion picture operators to Hioye concessions operated by the City at Barton Springs municipal bathing Pool on sunday and extend filing of complaints for sunday violations to paid musicians playing and singing in Austin Cicur it s. Marrs urges school nooks Aust no May 19. Pic requests for requisitions for textbooks not in controversy As a result of contracts made by the textbook commission last december Wero sent to county and City superintendents today by Stato supt. Marrs. Supt. Marrs urged school officials to make use of books on hand and to order no additional texts unless necessary. The 21 texts involved in Tho Book controversy will not be requisitioned until tha Book matter is settled Marrs said. $500,000 to $600.000 and will enable who Board to do a part by the aged Baptist Man Lutc or. William Lundsford. Secretary said in presenting the report. In Ficie tint Atlanta As tie next convention City. It was declared that since the $75.000,000 Campaign was started there in 1010. That City would be a Brood Plique in which to wind up Tho Campaign. Be Midnight fire causes damage to dwelling e manics in the amount of about caused by fire at 1-o�?Tclok saturday it it to the House at 2207 Austin strut. I he House was owned by mrs. I a win Riff a. The origin of the fire was Yukno a. A 1sif�0n Elbe Illet new Tork. May 15.�?ger-Man Marks fell to a Low figure in the foreign Exchange Market Here today by ing quoted at ool sirs cent apiece or More than 50,000 for $1. Today a figure was a new Low for All time Tho lowest figure previously quoted being .002025 cent Early this year. M Eig Spiri Wiigs Meir Kiester h los Kies to. Angeles May 19.�?p. W. Howard of big Springs Texas was arrested at Norwalk near Here today by sheriff h. J. Wade of Ward county Texas in connection with Tho slaying of n. V. Nickson Elpaso garage owner september 20, 1920. At Tho Samo Elmo it was announced that w. S. Ham also of big Springs was arrested two Days ago at la Habra another suburb in Tho same connection. Chaplain in Ltd Tho Quot flying Parson Quot of fort Crockett it Galveston flew from one end of Tho great Stato of to Una to Tho other and a Quarter of the Way Back again saturday. To flew above and under in rain Clouds for hundreds of Iii Len. He dropped two thousand Fri t in a Parachute from an air plan with a leaking Tanii. And his Parachute did not unfurl until Tho chaplain was wic Liin about .1 Hundred feet of Tho ground. He did All this and Moro that to might fill Tho pulpit of twin first Baptist Chur ii in a Irilita Falls sunday morning for Bis Friend. Rev. O. L. Powers Tho pastor who is absent Fri in Tho City. Chaplain Fultz arrived in Worb Ita fails saturday evening tiny la and wet but not ii ills experiences of Tho Day and will i a ready to give his Best at Tho Church this morning. It May i o said however that the Chi Plain has announced his intention of returning to Galveston by rail and not by air after his Loirro. Leave it a at Dyb Ranii to Faving Galveston it Daylight morning piloted by lieutenant Parkes of Ellington Field. Houston Tho Quot flying and the Pilot dined it Dallas and started in on Tho last leg of their journey to a Ichita fails. The plane should have arrived hero onry in Tho afternoon but instead Richlia was passed up in flight and the journeyed nil Tho Way to Amarillo before Tho mistake was discovered. Even it that Tho evangelistic party reached this City before dusk and something Elko 500 unnecessary Miles had been covered in tie journey. Tho first of Tho thrills accorded chaplain fuits Camo shortly after the a tart from Gale etzion. I be Pilot kept his Machino High and above Tho Clouds and avoided Tho rain until Hla engine Monien tally stooped. Tho piano ducked Down under Tho Clouds and into the rain before Tho engine again took up its work. Asido from a Good we a Tang and a momentary holding of , the Quot flying Parson Quot was Little the worse for this experience. Drop in Perar Lutr. A Tho piano neared Wichita on to return from Amarillo the Pilot discovered that to was out of gasoline duo to a leak in Tho tank Wien his engine stopped. I he chaplain was Given orders to Bucl Ltd it on the Parachute and jump As Liis would lighten the piano some 200 pounds and allow for Moro time in which to Lanil the plane. The Quot keying Parson Quot climbed Over the Sido of the piano and w Ltd a word of encouragement from Tho Pilot to let go. Down through what the Chin plan said seemed Nillus and Miles of nothing but space to dropped. To looked up at Tho Parachute and it gave no signs of opening. Then when it seemed As it Trio ground was about to jump up and meet him there was a loud report from above and tha Parachute was open. A Glide of a Hundred feet to the Earth and Tho Quot flying Parson Quot was a Jidy to preach his two Sermon sunday. Tho Parachute was now and had been dampened in Tho flight causing it to stick together. Clip lain Kulti is tie original Quot is Yang Parson who having been the first pastor to make the journey to a pulpit in air plane but he sat a this is Tho Moat eventful of ail the air trips he has made. In september 1921, chaplain Fultz created quite a bit of comment when be flew from Houston to Galveston to occupy the pulpit at fort Crockett. On this occasion the it engr citation at Ellington Field also made the trip to fort Crockett in air planes. This was Tho first time on record that a minister had travelled from Ono pulpit to another via the air. Chaplain Fultz is occupying the pulpit at Tho first Baptist Clauri i upon the invitation of or. O. L Powers who la out of the Cliv. Spirited contest for deter shops in in Prospect other cities expected to make Effort to obtain big Industry. N sooth Carol assistant cashier Camden Bank victim of the flames. Telegrams of sympathy from All Over v nation no certainty that removal is planned Vernon Quanah and fort Worth Salci to have taken step in matter. I Ort Worth. Muy 19. A alien and where Tho shops of tie fort tvo rth and Denver Railroad which burned by Childress. , with a loss of $200.000 will be rebuilt has not been do coded. It w is stated by f. E. Clarity Vii president and general manager. Temporary facilities have been secured at Childress clarity said. Condition of injured reported virtually unchanged All a ill recover. Tho announcement saturday that negotiations would to started this week with a flow to moving Tho fort Worth amp Denver shops to this City from Childress whore a do struck Leo fire occurred recently. Is expected to result in a brisk contest for this important Industry. Although no publicity has been Given Tho matter. It la understood hero Tiit Boh Quanah and a a Rubn citizens have taken the matter up with Denver officials on behalf of their respective communities and Thero Are also reports that fort North will Endeavor to Havo Tho shops removed there Thero is no certainty at All that Tho shops will to removed from Childress but Thero Are several indications that Denver officials Are contemplating a Chango in Tho location. It Luion that business men of Childress would make a determined Effort to provent Tho shops being moved away from Thoro. Wichita Falls has made similar efforts in Tho past without aug Cesh. The developments in Tho now i Lunation will to followed with in i Croft by ail Northwest Texas. Or clarity notified Tho chamber of coi Mene into saturday that to would 1 0 hero saturday afternoon to Confer informally with Tho local Committer -1- Houston judge sets new record in divorce cases it .\m1>kn. S. May a with he Dintle shortly fior i of i to u this morning of Thoi iia. It. Huinh refs Cash Jar of Tho Hank of in Jim Din Tho death list from Tho Firo Whlig a ten Irskay night or 4 Rico it in Tho c level Ifil Grade d school ii let from Sifro. Reached 75. in the City v.orr5 a lose out of respect for or. Hon mph res and Busl Nens hot unto a War requested to Rosc but tween Tho hours of 11 it. M. And 1 30 p. In., what la it funeral services were Holny held it Ijo Ulah Church at Antioch and ath urics of re. Camden and Kershaw county chamber of comm Rcd a and interested persons met thin morning in the chamber of coi Merco room Wuh Hev. H. Harding the president of the chamber presiding. Announcement of Relief jn��asure8 was made and More than $3.00 avas reported on hand or pledged by local Clit Lens. Telegrams of condolence and sym Pathy with offers of Relief from All Over Tho nation were read. Tho condition of the injured today remained virtually unchanged according to reports from attending doctors. Non a re considered critical. Although physicians paid that internal injuries received in leaping from second Story window tji ight in some cases develop. Harding finds Solace in pipe when critics Rel Washington May 19.�?president Harding after Reading assaults on his administration sometimes lays Down and turns Quot to a Fresk pipe of tobacco for Consolation a he says in a letter to senator Harrison Democrat. Mississippi. Tho letter was occasioned by an Artl Cla written by senator Harrison concerning Tho visit of Tho executive a father. Or. George Harding to not Orleans to attend the Confederate reunion. "1 am writing you Quot the execute a Salil Quot to thank you for the kindly things you Hava said concern unit him and his visit and the courteous reference you have Mado to the present occupant of the White House. Quot in your capacity of chief parly trouble maker in tha Senate you have said some things which have Mado to Lay my newspaper Down and turn to a fresh pipe of tobacco for Consolation. This very generous and considerate article has antidote nil the things that Hava gone i ai.l8 shallow tank Anu is drowned Worth. May 19.�?two-year-old Leonard Kennedy son of a near fort Worth fell in a Abilene May 19. A a the arrest of a w. Howard at los Angeles was confirmed today by the Taylor county sheriff s office which furnished a tip to sheriff Wade of Ward county. Tho local sheriff s office had been working on tie Case Sinco last March it was said. N. V. Nickson was owner of a taxicab service at Elpaso and was employed by two men to drive them to the Texas Oil Field it la said Here. Nickson disappeared and later on a Hunter found a body buried in the Monahans Sands which was identified As Nick on a evidence tended 10 show Liat Nickson had been forced to dig his own grave. Deputy sheriff w. T. St. John of Abilene asserted today. Poison no ii our coi Isican Man a Nash Ana May 1?. A Harvest Elkins. 3?. Was found dead today with a bottle i belied it thai Law tank late Verj verday and was his a de. He is sur i de by his wife drowned and two Sun Owsley would qualify endorsement for u. S. Training Camp plan Indianapolis May 19. We in opening the session of the National executive committee of Trio american legion today. National commander Alvin Owsley declared it was his opinion Itiat tie legion should refrain from any but a formal endorsement of tiie government s military training Catnap project until Given Assurance Equality would lie off the Battlefield As Well As on. His statement referred to the recent defeat of the Bursum Bill for the Relief of Dis Abid emergency officer. Or. Owsley said in speaking of the immigration situation that a Survey of unemployment showed Moro than 300,000 men out of work tills your. He again reiterated the legion s stand for limiting ail immigration Over a fixed period of years. Be it new Orleans was flood sat Kuava a new , May 4> new Orleans today had a tame of Liat Beaumonte it w Lien 2.02 inches of of fill a Rel it it eco 7 a. A. Ard r.2&Quot i. In. The on. May 19.�?judge j. D. Liar icy in District court hero today granted 212 divorces in 245 min site i. Tills record surpasses any pro i uhly recorded Here. The Wero virtually in All instance non contested. Among Trio divorces granted was Ono to mrs. Audrey Harrison. She was taken Iron her Homo in Goose Creek january 5 by disguised men and flogged. An investigation was followed by a grand jury report re Ferring to conditions at Goose Creel Quot reign of terror a i Siree weeks ago 2r> indictments were returned by a Harris county it rapid jury involving floggings at Jerk. J ii Dii i e action c. Mrs. Harrison bad to connection a Ith Tho flogging cab it la understood. Rice freshman gets excitement also a lecture Elltion filhes Ari like Atli Brazil . Uruguay. May 19.-advices received from a Vlera Eon Furni previous reports of Tho do feat of Tho Brazil revolutionaries near Hage. Julany of the rebels who Cross Tho uruguayan Frontier wore disarmed by Tho officers of this nation. Houston As May 10.�? beating a lion about the head and fact Isnit Tho most education thins in Trio world hut judging from Tho actions of t. B. Stubbs. Rico inst. Tuto freshman it Doc afford a bit of exit cont. Quot slim Quot Stubbs was walking through Tho City zoo when to espied a Pap lion. Caesar by name sleeping in his Cage. Stubbi was bored so without any forewarning he walked to tha Caen and hauled off and a matted the King of beasts one a Lgth blow in the right Eye tha beast was aroused and caused a rumpus. Stubba was arrested charged with teasing Tho animals Given a lecture on humane treatment of dumb animals and got his name in the papers. Striking German workers Given ultimatum that they must work or be expelled from the Ruhr by t never Al service. Or Sel Douf. May 1?. I trance a hartal military Rei me in Tho Ruhr and Saar. German our users have received an Multi Maui from Tho French military Warni Iii that unless they ret Jan n Voru within huffs taif a with tic or families will be Fiorin thu Ilu lir. A fro n i seen says that or. A Liuch Virdt. A univ yer who do fend Iti n i a Tierman i urge Teil by the in Reich. H.13 ctn scale Ike a a to Init it ii is in Jai a a a i Iii of a milk to Marks for 1 Orra Ivai unit Tylij Quot sop in tiie i jul arid storm win h Fucini erty r onside Rab a by a a i it t h i 1 i to Iii to ii a sufi at i pm snip Quot we it i us Lacuna n. by a be. Oil the Republic could not wish for a Betti rally than to Remler Fotini Arf a cd di�?~1 not remove Moha tar Jsn if it it to nay in order to to Var be if for a reign of the sword by Hiis Muj Siy Rol care. Gernian p lire at treves. In Tho ill Uneland. By Quot be up an attempt by separatists Sabl to be followers of Josef smells. Leader of Tho Hii lne Hir i Reid ibo mov Omant. To seize t a e Lect works Tho a. German Ltd a the for cinch fostered ill a atom. At la i Tutund Are bread ii t an i the minors Are deman line a fifty pit cent increase in wages. \ on Eril a Iticia closed Toda it. Com uni Isis Arv Takens the feel univ Sci to spread red Proi Gandi. Ubi

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