The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 127, Ed. 1 Monday, October 1, 1923 Page: 1 of 8
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lOLUME XXV. Number 127
ABILENE TEXAS MONDAY OCTOBER 1 1923 EIGHT PAGES
PRICE FIVE CENTS
OKLAHOMA AN ARMED CAMP ON ELECTION EVE
btain Jury Here tor Trial of Young Theodore Smith
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F JUDGE RANDEL PLACED
ON TRIAL HERE MONDAY
the eiir oilhc State ot Texas vs.
Tlit-xlnjp Small charged by in
die tment witli murder In connot-
t On with till fatal shooting off
Joo C. Randa former district at-
torney of Join county last Mnrcn
went to trial t district court be-
Xoro District X Igo W. It. Uty Mon-
ti ty mooting. A special venlro of
CO men bad boh summoned for
ti' ra' .
V hen the so Vra called dc
fniso counsel allod tlio attention
of the tmirt l' nn affidavit: signed
lv the defendit In which ho soys
tbat i wit ujler 17 years of ngo
wbetl the offeaa'ls alleged to have
.Jjetn comtuittd. Tho defendant
" eaa In hi nf llavlt filed lit Jonc.i
rcuntv nnd rtiled here that bo l
'now lu tun tara or ago aim ini
defendant no j In .o.pen court nuk
tear bis evidence on
f bla age and tin
rntio be dlsllssed and that titu
nroseoutcd for the
nilo nnd delii
named as a juve-
uont under the pro-
vis onfl of the
Hw trying delinquent
fonso In tbo waici-
The case v
Monday morttig by District At-
nit s. Long of this
T. Brooks of thit
ty. and Ju
to Jonn Titomas or
district Judge. De
is composed of
iJudga J. r.
linnlncbnm and Ol
iver CuntilnBiJni of till city nnd
JudKo l:rnetiIorrlnK of Aspcr-
" Cttinllttt-(1 tltvttfnt
J Tl" .i)ir.JTis itt'om In shortly
fcftcf i iJH. Tho defendant
h i d" Kdn khaki trousers n
Hbue hut rtd fancy collar. He
took no mofe than a passing In-
rft in HnlnuaAtionlng . of tho
vcp rt n. jn tho courtroom also
lr Miv fj0 nnndol and other
fr ofthe deceased. Thero
"ilv rt small crowd In tno
r .fnwm itirlnK Monday morn-
4 n Canjon was tho first ve-
"rnn questioned. He said that
4d rad an account of tho klll-
rln Mm Danctni nn.1 It.nf tin
Wf..rrurd nn opinion but that'
v-ftvmlr1 nnt InflltAilrn hint lift I
rxriMied by the defense. ".
laii a grocer of this city
that he had heard th case
jiiujed but that ho had formed
ftplhlon in the case. The ques
ts asked the veniremen Includ-
i Whether they know the deceatt-
d and whether the fact that be
vis a lawyer would cause any
jirejud'e. Adam was excused by
the fitate. o. Him Baker a cor
fri tor of this city having reside
here ffr 3 years. Pild tbat bo Ha
po opinion In the case. He- was
excused by the Ktato.
James Barbee. a resident of the
1 unty for 17 year a farmer said
he had read newspaper accounts
and that be had formed an opin-
ion but that ho did not think it
n uld influence his verdict tie
excused by the Ktate.
Vlf-fet .Turn?" rrnlfin
-r - H.H...I no m..-. .1.1 ..
sea a farmer memuei ot cuo ie
fhodlst churcl) and resident of th rained ADiiene at iuvu
rjnty f..r 23 ymrsi Was the flrK!n the atUund Texas and Pari
1urnr tikn in the c4se. He watt Th body a takt-ii n ;harB
crn in at jui a. m. juuge i'y
ijred him net to dscus
f hirer In . unnectKyn with tbo caM
li n .leliheratioti with other tur-W
n n .1 ueiiperannri wnu outer jur-1
em cxr evt what Ivas introduced In
J T Ar'her who lives a Trent-
sail he Hatf yead neusiiaper ac-
ur'j and J4B hrard the case dis-
jc.'--l and fad Mmed an opinion.
He wx ciiallengd for caMe ard
xse i "V tne t nn. at. w. ary
t .9 'frs old a farmer who re-uag wel jti10u
eien s i theaat t-f Trent Bald ho'ijo
1 it nr'' read of the case and had ( " . . i
f Tted no pinion. He was ex
I'Jfcfd iv the btatc. Price Camp
1 ' cf this f'v. nald hehad read
r ?nai.er ac mints of the kiilirv
b iiail no t'liiniotl and hal not
b'a'J tt.e tas iiiscusd. He was
e ed by the defense. I. C. C.
whni-ii.ps near this city eid he
. aA an atifnlan tuil tuir?
j the casa "dtoetjseed consKl-
He was exeua4 by the
I p. Chambless. resldant of tha
ity for 33 yaara said he had
bed no opinion and that he bad
f beard U ase-Qisr.nsfgi. ne
i - -- . - j . . t
H be had servfla as a juror m
i urder case. He waa excused
Cict Second Juror
K Blackwood who lives at
lw U and who Has been a res-
nt of the cfeunty for 33 yearn.
lis the f e ond Juror taken being
-rn In at 10US a. n H ii
. r be baa reaa me .-tmeB ;-
-rt o. count of thA killing but
tb he had rcas or nearo. woum
t f ience Uls verdttt- He ts
riarn-d H saw Be a'1 no ex'
f. t-css-d 'a oplMta. H. - HK-
ab jt the eas- hm tbJ .he hj.d
v ? 33 old and umrtied.
11 H" w f uea wy ie .
M A i.aer. twcwi w
bil r- i u acywrt u. the ktlb
.in j;p itr; 1141 a asm . iMv..
iin3iH e ww esu par
"1 i r thi oil wlSf-
fX 1 .-P.rnJr
Lth he bad red aB oite-
rt W WW-V. ?" v:T4u.-d Wlluiv Vf l.j-.. L- 10..
BwTr. who Mves
i.-. Re '. a .C . ant of tU
tht " v.- 1(1 go
DEAD LAWVI.R AND YOUTH
accisi:i) or ins slaving
J L. STEPHENSON
K '5Htf9:' JmI
liK iWT v- .&CS
fill mm !imr n BI
i 14 1 1 III U 1 1 H ! K ! 1 1 III
i ' il 1 1 1 1 I I ! I III 1111 II la
'''IUUEI1L.U I1L.IIL. U
The body of Joh
nlnnvrr llvten of
.111 at Han A nut' In Bllltinluy lilKht I
'from the effett of injurjea receivlt
L.i !. n(vlit ihAi tltriK'li
an urwm pw"- ... .s
t. Bl.A fostom lllllSTl1.
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nntf-l'"r" "l ""-" "
terj. where a Met ! ? e v e
"""" liiajn ""l .
w M Vearc. pas-(Special to
f Methodist .-hurch. SPUU.
Ahionif the n-la.ti-is here f.'ir the
funeral weio J4.hri ( Rte h-nonr
r Htehf iiauii. who came to 1
Abtu.ne uhl was u f lb-
JF i OI pwvrlft.ui'i aim w .
N. . Oct. 1.
"t : '
sL targw airt
ZR-1 left bene atl
:5 tcck toddy the 1
at ur triu to St. Louto where her
ir miv rrt-w will i)irticifate in I
the internatiouaj air races which
It wa not vt dan hn the
giuutid crew of the lug nal Uiri-
giblu arpd uut of tiit ltaugrti- aijd
j.aid out th i -ib.lt- unul the had
ivitbvd an altaudt- of 1 i"-n tf.-t.
At the n i! ...... t ' 'i
tui tb i. 1 -' .. ..!.. j a J-
nule oji..w'.- u ni
As to- iiii-'1 i 1. 1. t j !H-
Wet CiA-ili.iiJ.-i I I . r. K iK-
Cary t wU-ela lueaftKge t
tb gu.4 ftayiug: "J y to
ist. LuuU and return. 'liiig 2.6i
feet altitudt; pted 44 kdwts
Thu Zit-l is fctbcdulvd t.. armtfi
an jSt. luis i.t t-iitnr iujii ;
u vivcik toBwrruW it.utuiiii?
. s. j. ...
HXT VJ5BSO.V Itl .Oct!-
a.tbker ejtteky and Frank
..... - b fa j lo h4V3
1 . h.
ut U? i .
by ibrl'1'. V1 '"--an
te b-fc '--! i.- U-
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12 MRN PHKl'AUKO TO '1)11- IN
atthmit" (irr otr or tiiii
BflldHXO 1VIIKN TOM) TO
DO StJ JV SI! MUFF.
By The Ansoclated Press.
TtTLSA Oel. 1. Anbed ferees
farnd earh rilbef ftt JiOnn todiv at
tho Tul.ia. county court home 03
the hour approached for the dis-
tribution of election supplies to
precinct polling places fnr ter-.ior-row's
Teic "armed eltlscn Milan-
tccr c i.mtnlssioncd Sunday tughf
liy (iovcnor Valto't' Intcl'lcr'-m
iilfli;- 11. II. Stevens were qtt:in-
rd in tli" bcailqunrtcrs of the coun-
tv l" tlon hoard In the basement
of i!h (unity building whit" n'"re
lb. n 'no niiut-il special deputb
twui u in this mnrnlng by Sheriff
It. U. S.inford moved throughout
. The distribution of supplies will
begin at 1 p. in. the sheriffs forct
Htevciffl" men Bald Hint any bnl-
!nln or oupplies removed from tho
building would be taken out "over
our dead bodies'."
Hhortlv before 1 o'clock it was
.miwunc'ii by lire sneruis lorcen
thnt incparr.tlon to open the supply
i.uiU would not he completed toe-
i)ln 2 p. m.
Wlvn tho vault door was opened
-it l'IS hv a. nreInct officer in
qu'-t of a bow registry book more j
iiiim -0( tirmeti deputy sheriffs
.blockiil the rtnlrway leading to the
eleeticii iiciciqinrters untH me
door was losed again.
At l;in p. m. Sheriff Sanfofd
Imclted by a body of 200 armed
special dcputin surrounded the 12
Vitlxen volunteers" and ordered
i them from the building. They left
in a body. V
YOUTH FOtJXl) 115AI
i t- .-x-- nfrrtirAnTTl?
VOnT "VVOllTir Oct I. Bufus
Bedding. 19. Was found dead in an
automobile jenterday morning one
fourth of a mile off the llecatur
road on what Is known as ''lovers
htne" and about six mllea north of
City detectives who investigated
said that tho youth's mouth had
been burned. with acid mid thnt a
bottle was found in the car beside
. i i i -
Man Surrenders Self.
Al'OUSTA. Ua.. Oct. 1. William
P. O'Keefe who bad fled from Au-
Uta the night of August seven
teen just a few hours before a war-
't ! eit wrn out for hlmlJune in dlati
charging the lar.ency of 190 bales jder of H. I
'' cotton from the Allied Compress of the Texas
fompany of which he was ware- elation at i
hoiiaeinaii returned to Augusta lato
st night ami early today surren
ed to Sheriff J T. I'lunkett.
Tl OTHERS ARE
LL FROM DRINK
Teiaa. Oct. 1. Oscar
.Harrington. 31. is dead and Hick
jKoykta and I-ria Hale are in a
Mnuim luiiuuiun mm m. ideauiv
1 a i
C wnat is supposeu to nave
latent medUine at Cronby-
urday night at the close of
tile Crosby County Fair.
The drink ts said to bavr killed
Harripstun within five minutes
ami rendered Bikln and Hale un--ons(
ioua in ! than two minute.
The exact nature of the drink had
(not tM-4-n determined at the time
i'thta dispatch was. filed.
Whipped Hubby and
A Trained Nurse
PATERSON. N. J.. Oct. I. Dr.
Thdor Header of PaUtjaaund
itaa rth. Waguer a trained
ituege. wer rmUfv wmuuswi toy
pfayyician'a wife yesterday " while
they were u ciloay of Uoastable
William van Oxden.
Mre Ueadr used he- husband's
belt which he wore while it tne
service of the V. S. army during
the world war
The aiui.k occurroi in frost of
tho bouse of Juetic Crat-ea before
whom 1W. Beader and Mum Wag-
nr werw arta'gi.ej on warrant
(.barging a tlutury utlvtme. They
win n!eabd 1 udr l.(M bail
j 'iu borry I was "preveated by
tiie omcer ifm gotsg nu uturv
becauss thy Urfk desewe it."4 Mrs
Asked if ah .would apply far a
divorce. Mrs. Ueuder safal crtai-
lootU HriuK Itultt
C'ASPKK. 'Wjo. Cast. 4j--Diir
Ution gro the valley 9t p Hots.
rnrr tyf 14 ula htWfi Thr-
mopolw.' "V.. asd Orey bull. Wi' .
wbb croji Tipd oat m4 U
ranthi flooded. Ha etiioate of
tht damage hua bc-u gtven. It 1
is lid- t.u..-4i int toe ur ikt
u(.lnl its iaghes liia-iii ai.d thi
I I ! --'.ill
j. . 1 ii.jl
One Reason They're Going
California has more than climate tq attract World War veterans to
the national convention In Han Francisco next month. Ituth Allen
said to bo n perfect Castllllan type of California beauty is pno of
the hostesses for tho big affair.
MISCONDUCT BY JURY
ALLEGED IN PETITION
Motions for new trials In th?
casa of Tom Itos. given -20 year
unit Milt Good given 25 years by
district court for the mut-
'exas Cattle Ilaisers' Asao-
Seminolc last April.
were overruled by District Judge
V Tl. Hly in district court here at
3 o'clock Monday afternoon. Th"
decision was mado nftef hearinc
had been held on the motion.
Sentence were pronoulteed on
both of the men. Itoaa nnd Good
will lio transferred to U
county jail it was announced.
Hearings under way in district
court .Mouuay atternoon ror nwforwnan of the jurj j
trial in tho cases of Tom Rom and That mW nane il
.11111 uuuii luunu jiui'J "' v "
In district court hero of murder
In connection with the fatal shoot-
ing of II. I Roherson at Seminole
last spring developed considerable
of a sensation.
The Jury In the Ross case was
resummoned and was sworn In a
Hitneaeea ahortly lief ore 130
o'clock- An affidavit had beu
previously filed by M- I- Hay one
of tlii Juror In the caw in which
be alleged misconduct on the part
of the. jury. 'Mr. Hay tn his af-
fidavit aid: "That he wa one of
110 tiinira worn and einoanelled
to try Tout' Row for the killing of
II. I Uoraoti at atwinow
liaiaM fount v. Texas said trial
having been had in tb district
court of Ta-vior county oujimk h-
September term. 18JS- That a pe-
riod of more thn ninety hour'
time elapsed bwen
eaus was given to the jury a ad the
th tH vr41e wa rtturiiedi.
"That 4trif this iwwtod af tlwe
whUo tha Jury M esldert
the wo awl dUberatteg uin tho
vordlct. tb rU of a form
U 8. Department ot Agricuiiure
For1 Abilene aad vicinity: To-
night and Tuesday generally fair.
For Bast Texas: To-night and
Tuesday generally fab- except un
settled in Rio Grande valley
For West Texas: To-ai?ht and
Tuesday partly cloudy-
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jT'k 11 m . u
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! i :-.nBcsicitf " ' "
trial of Tom Hoes for the billing
of Davp Allison at Lubbock waa
frequently mentioned and dlscusa
ed; that several membera of th
Jury rtated upon many ofcasiona
and' at many ttmea tbut the jury
could not afford to give tho de-
fendant a lower punishment than
was given him at Lubbocfc.
Ho Was 'Ccitsnrcrt"
"That thbi nf fiant was of the
opinion that tho defendant was
guilty of manslaughter but later
asreed- it was murder: that when
lit. FAHVIII1I JIM lllfll (II lli
effect he was censured by several
of .the other jurors especially the
Jurors Mated to him among other
thtnga that h ouitht not to pu. his
judgment against the judgment of
53 men eleven of Tnylor county
and twelve of Lubbock county.
That affiant's final verdict was in-
fluenced to a large stent by these
repeated statement made by the
foreman f the Jury and other
jurors; that because of these state-
ments so severely and emphatical-
ly mad by the foreman of the jury
and other Jurors affiant agreed to
araess against the defendant R
higher punishment than he other-
wise would have aweeed."
Mr. Hoy was the first witness
railed by the defense In the hear
ing. He testified that be was one
jf the jurors ia the Ross case and
that th question of bow many
years Or whether Rosa had ben
triad and convict r. at Lubboek
was discussed. "It was discussed
a number of ways." the witnesa
saW. The wttaea said he first
coaMerd the eae one Of man
slaughter; anil tlutt he finally went
up to m itmm vew aaiu mat
th foreman took lUm off private-
ly aad told hto he ought not to
make verdict lewer than in Lub-
ooik sentence. witness earn )
there -.vera Ine Jurora at em Xttmj'
for lh dftdtlv penalty then l ot
11 were for M years: that they
then came down to Sf ers and
finally agreed on 2 yeara The
.wttneas aaid that be suggeated 2
years as be waa sick.
Questioned by Mr. McLean 4a-
fense counsel. Hay said tbat bal-
lotirg w.ti not taken un p.iuer. Or
1 be fnt ballot tea stood fur mur-
der wimtu said aud on tho ""-
uml ballot wttneas couatdered" th
defendant waa guilty of uuni-
Uugbtr. Tha affidavit of Hay
w itroducd In vldace.
Hois on Stand.
Tom Rocs tho dfwylat. took
tbe bt.iud and testlOAa that he
leatni a there ws a fltr 1b the
)iry j-uii; Itoaa ud that lib
uiur.t was tot obuunea Jit tn
doctor t. ga Into the room. T
defendant it-btea its case. 'Jflie
State irecsHied Hay ta the stHd
and Hay teatlfted upon iutloa-
Uag by Uaytvu Moaea tuat tne jury
u in the room while the doctor
was there Hy ab tosttfied that
Ik li . ! b-cn lufii.iiuc all da -He
sa.ii tt.- du-'itr. di-in't trfliu. to ny-
i .i.utjiuedi oa page J twiun-a 3i
WALTON AND WILL
RIIF.rtlFFS AM) I'OUn: OFFI-I
t'F.UK ixsTiurrF.i to s!:ir
THAT I'liliriiK iiwi:
fllANCI! to votf.
Uy the Associated Press.'
OKLAHOMA CITY Oct. in-
slructlotis to jail every person a-
tempting to Interfere with the sp- j
rial state election tomorrow wan
sent early todajf to nil county elec-
tion official by the state election j
!' If any one attempts to .interfere
with yen In the conduct of thi1
clrrUm. have him thrown In j.iilj
nt onre." rhe telegrams ordered.
1 The sheriffs in every county of I
1 the stato were urged by the state .
hoard to study the laws on rer- j
1 lions and to ''proUde a safe bal-
The office of Attorney Oeneral
Short uih being deluged with in-
quiries as to the" legality of the
selection. All Inquirers were tobl It !
1 Hherlff Tom Cavnir of oklabo
m.x county announced be waa;
'ready to deputise cery man In:
the county" to prevent disturliatt-
' cc at the polls. Ho paid be would
make no efrort c-HIit to Insure or
'jirevcnt the election but that he
' ns prepared to stop any Vio-llen-e.
Sheriff Ca'vnar said: "I have re-
I ceivcd written InstructiottH from
I tbo governor ordering mo to stop
Ithn election In Oklahoma county"
but I havo nlsb reeelved Instruc-
tion from Georgo Short attorney
general and J. iy 'Wright county
attorney that I have no authority
to stop any election nnd that my
duly Ih to see that the people liavoH
a peareapic election. I will do my
duty nnd enforce the law regard-
less of any ordera from the gov
ernor. Th people axo bigger than
any one man."
R. A. AVoolridge secretary ot
1 ne county oioctlon board was
rushing final plans for holding the
election and declared "there will
be an election In Oklahoma coun-
ty." O. A. cargill mayor of Oklaho
ma City announced tbat "the peo
ple of Oklahoma City may be as-
sured tbat the police department
will not be usod to interfere with
the clolzens In the froo exercise of
their right of suf frago on Tuesday."
.Major Iosiich Order.
The mayor made public the fol
lowing order directed by Ray Fra-
zler chief of polices
"i'oti are hereby ordered in-
strurted and directed to notify all
officer of the police deitartinent
of Oklahoma City not to interfere
with any citiseit of Oklahoma City
in the free exercise of hi or her
right of suffrage Tuesday.
"You are further ordered to in-
struct your officers not to Inter-
fere with any election official )t
tho discharge of bis dutle. You
aro to instruct your officers to co-
operate wJUi the sheriff and coun-
ty official in the protection of the
election officials in the discbarge
of their duties as such."
5ALLISAW. Okla. - Advising
Governor Walton to ltep your
hands off our city government un-
lesa you aaaume full responsibility
by occupying the city under mar-
tial law." C. n. Johnson mayor
defied the executive. "Voit are
assuming authority tn dictating to
our police that Is not vested lu you.
I am mayor of this city and will
continue so unlesn recalled by the
people who elected me'' the may-
or's massage said.
CHICKASHA County and city
officials here stated that they had
been officially notified by Governor
Walton to atop all voting in the
special election and that they
would comply with his orders.
nL-lCICvVELL Ballots for Tue
day's election ltave been printed
and are being distributed jilt th
various precincts Kxliy under or-!
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Ivay county election board.
ST. JOSEPH 5lo. Oct. 1 After
shooting Lou Coprland. 40 eur-
day Mrs. Alice Uuci. tl. shot tar-
self in the head and died ta miu-
uteu later at the foot ut SI is. Lou
Copetoud. The shooting oic-ujicilj
ia u room at a local hutel whn!
CopeUiad and Mrs. Uood ar aid
to have rogUtered as man and wtfe
Mrs. Coelad earn at th call of
her husbanjl who said be wanted
bar im Det "the tWhr woman'
agd talk oyr a eettlement-
Copelatul a salesman will re-
cover hU pbyllvian said.
11 1 1 ui'i 1 .
Rob Jewelry Storo
JOPUK. Mo.. Ott. .. J?wf me
robbed KexraUi Jfwiry
tor bero of jewtlry vala4 at
110040 bafoca a crowd whkfK fitt-1
et taa Wf- msat w iws
n a tfWky window w it u a hai n -it
They (wciped in m autoowbiU-
sfter fuiag fctverl tiu.'.j. . i.
vn who attemr-ted 1 t.z.t
ttieni. No on8 wai isurtd.
BLOODSHED REGARDED AS
CERTAIN AS BOTH SIDES
Itcpicrcntatui" . ! Melleo
chairman of Oklahoma state legls-
latlvn rnmmltteo which preferred
rharges against fjovernor Walton
and isKiieil a call for a special ses
sion of tlie bouse to consider ouster
prot ceilings which gathering Wnl-
ton savs. would be unconstitutional
and bus refused to penult tho law
makers to meet under threat ot
WICHITA PALLS Tex. Oct. 1.
Heavy ralna in Wwtern Oklahoma
Sunday and today are Interfering
with railroad traffic. On tbo
Wl.'lilV'k It-nllM an.t Vnrf1iuHilPn
i.r...K f 1.'m if a t t.ri.to
wmf ' Ira.
bBPi a: fcJ -
BSBsHHsSBstsW T - j. B
HbHbHH ' IBbbbbHbW
IFjHbHIIIIIIBhf -t. Si a
i P1 -3r .
in ...it near Caj-ter. OBla.. amlTSc;?10"0. at which a measure would
over the Canadian river.;"" votoii on paving wie way or
which bus Jus been repaired after ' legislature to consiuer im-
a washout several we-k ago. impeachment ehnrg against tho
nimlit in iluniter The Canadian Is executive the "zero llOUr" Of tho
repotted rllng rapidly with bea-ytconfet is expected to bo reached.
rains still falling in Western Okla- At that time will bo determined
homa. the question of whether officers
Sunday rains fell along "the J'o-t acting upon ordera of the governor
Worth and Denver railroad west
from Etecira to Ts:lin. Thero
wero several "minor washout but
no serious interference '.with traf-
fic. Hail fell Hunday at some points
In Oklahoma but no reports of
serious damage hae been reeoived
11 i.. 11 1 O ...i..ii. 111 1
Andy Mcador Goes
On Trial a Second
m j " A
1 ime at dan Angeio -w art(ena met tho $uppert o
--"" . ! Attorney General Jr. Short.
a.V ANGELO. Octl On hi Klectlou Is Valltl
drsrt veniremen bad been soiotu J ; .The election (a valid' Mr. Short
ed htre today for the second l: ...t dctard "and I havo so instruct-
of Andy Meadur. ranchman of AtilWl oVftry eounty attorney vho has
drew county chained. wih the Biuu-t my opinion. Every qual
abiying nf Asm Rawls. workman on
the Mcador ranch on M4y IT. 19SJ.
Meador trid here on a change
Of venuf was convietiwl jnl sen-
tenced i& -" years in the potdten-
tiary. The coun of criminal ap
DtlU rr.eiicu nir .it m jm.ivii
a new trial. Tics det-ndant ilaim-i""-'""'" "'""
a 1 ic .'..... nr hit fir mat i tneatinga in rural churches
lV 11 Lead". 1 v' "uftr aMl tew tato e111 uPe' tna
Mdor.val Tu.;.Tlfltv- in" "be j Pla M . fo tilt .poll in defl-
Xi'm at Karstow and given a: governors threat
mnety u.t W !'- TW Tlay tho stoto waa in a r Jen
verdict also waa rv.rad .and ha weltamaiit as yet uncii-ted
will be givaa a wecoad trial at siaee tha inception of tho rap-4
Swetwaw ea October 18. Ilhj of incidents which have lei
.1 1 a I.... in ta the eve of an elation uaparst-
Jloro SIqvIo Dlvonroa i the hUtory ot the nation
LOS AKGBLa OW. L-J4Htel. The day will bring t ha answer to
Knauff. forward a ulal om- h mtin of whether tha Gov-
ady attraa of Wfw Yrk li wnor. wHo on last Wadnasday
Wowht ult in th. La Agia!disarsa4 a grouj of slxty-ftvs
courts for sCvoScafroitJ GjarggUgtiwfavw h .Hight t0iabla
Kmauff. a motion ilctu director
known professionally aa Qaorgo
UUfurd. Sbe chatges .eirtiR.
Uont Blue motion picture actor
wiLg madu defndant in a wilt for
divorce brought by Gladys Blue.
She uUu charged desertion.
men iii mm
GRAHAM. Teaaa. Oct. 1. Q
Biahop ta aart H- C. Walker
y uviv n a ihwii tn.
at a parag aamr
urn aUwit sty
'I -al .tr . . ft
to. tt.- eJot:ng it is e. I.
m ua mws
Ry the Aseoriated Press
OKIVHOMA CITY Oct 1 -
IMaylng Ills trump card Ooverndr
.1. C. Walton today reconstituted
the state election board and ordera
itMUed 1V the fianr linnnl uni mil
at onco by telegraph to nil county
ibonnla to halt the special stato dec -
lion for tomorrow.
The governor filed nn cxecuUvo
order with the secretary of state
removing John P. Logan chairman
of the boa il. Ho named In his
place Ira Mitchell democrat.
WV MrAlister secretary of the
board ts the nly elective member
Tbo other two are appointive and
gives the governor control over ts
The removal order was dated
April 25. 10:3 and for this reason.
JR. A. Kneed secretary ot stato re-
1 fused to aciept it untlt ho had ob-
tained an off Hal opinion as to its
ability from Georgo F. Short state
1 The new board members how-
ever did riot wait for the opinion
Jifcforo culling off the election.
Ry AMorlatetl Press.
TULSA. Oct. 1. An Injunction
directed against tho entlro nation-
al guard of the stato and ail offi-
cers tinder authority of special
slate police communions restrain-
ing them from Interfering with the
election tomorrow wad Issued hero
toi'ty by District Judge Hunt. Sev-
eral hundred men havo been sworn
In' by Sheriff Rob fin 11 ford who has
declared tho court' order wilt bo
enforced and every man thrown in
Jail who attempts to render open-
ing tho polls. . v
Sheriff Kanford dcclarXd "thero
will be at least 20 armed leputlea
atvorn in to ponnlt tho elcVuon to
every ono of Governor wtUons
gunmen ordered to break It u
Thirty five thousand ballVs
printed last night wcro un
guard of moro than n hundred sp
dnl deputies ati tho court house
todav. Tbuv will ho taken to nre-
t duct polling places tonight and
win. lie guarded every mlnuto until
tho election is over according to
county election officials.
OKLAHOMA CITT Oct. 1
Oklahoma" which for moro than
two weeks has been a maclstorm
of contention revolving about tho
prerogatives of Governor J. C
Walton was preparing for a ma-
jor crisis today.
Tomorrow when tho hour ar-
rives at seven o'clock: for tho op
enlng of tho polls for
ean prevent the electorate or. tho
1 state from going to tho polls.
Th governor baa declared tlio
whole armed fares of the com-
monwealth will bo In the field to
liar the election and to keep down
rioting that may result
opposing Him members of the
legislature and sponsor ot the in-
itiated bill to permit them to re-
view the governor's actions havo
conducted a hasty campaign to In-
sure g general effort by the cut-
lis. ik of tha statu ta runt their bat.
' . . '
ified voter fcbould quickly and
peaeably go to tho polls and cast
his vote as bis conscience may tell
him it should beeast."
Last night printing preises in
every eounty in tho state ran off
i..o i.iui. ...v.1. ...
iu ih v(W fc-aynui can. ux in
yaaated uso ot arms frustrate tho
efforta of men and women in eve.y
prociact of the stato who. seek to
cast a ballot.
All Guards Cullcil Out
Last night the executive mobil-
ised the entire national guard
numbering approximately S.UOU
mtn and called to duty also -n
army of citixen . volunteers which
he said was T5.9W strong to pre-
vent disturbance.) on election day.
At th sama tUn he isauad intdruv
ttaaa to hia rrra of snaeial stata
offlctM to aaalat ragular county
civil authoritiea ia preventing tha
opatilBg of tho poWa The axaca-
tlva said there wer 3J.4W such.
toffieara under hla caatrol-
SiauKaataualy the governor at
bia reatdaaea bare. rallerata4 k.s
datermiaatfaa to prevent tha atac
"Tkw wlil be o eleattoa." wa
all ha said.
Aud at hta ra T. D- WcBa
s&tim rarfMiiattva aa Wa4r :
th dattaaca at i-h" MMtniv a
usAOSaanaAiaB fAstBBMSsur ts ale -
lvCoat1tai4 n'pac aa
tl i . 1 'Ji.'..:. . . u-.
I : t.4 a Si V- iTia
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 127, Ed. 1 Monday, October 1, 1923, newspaper, October 1, 1923; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth317511/m1/1/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.