The Austin American from Austin, Texas on May 18, 1930 · 1
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The Austin American from Austin, Texas · 1

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Sunday, May 18, 1930
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Volume 16. Treat for This ! i ri r - l v John Brady Given J 7 c .4- n.J By JIM JEFFERS Amtrtcan-Statsstnan Staff TVLLAS, May 17. Victor in his desperate fight to beat the chair, John Y. Brady of Austin will be walking the streets again in a few days, his attorneys said tonight in announcing plans to have him released on bond as soon as possible. Though convicted of rnurder for the killing of Lehlia Highsmith, the jury decided the circumstances extenuated the homicide, and fixed his punishment at three years. Since the term of years is less than 35, Brady will be entitled to bond and will ask it. A motion for a new trial will be Notes on the Nose Count Precinct 1, NAVARRO county, I6,S.riS: increase of 7433. Justice precinct 6, KREESTOXE county, 6 3 S J ; decrease of 4G3. Justice precinct 2, FREESTONE county. 2.'i73; increase of 237. CHlilSTOVAL, Tom Green county, 554; no comparison. TENON, Rtattan county, 1123; no comparison. STERLING CTI'V, SSS; no com-pa rison. Tl'ESA, Okla., 140,531 ; Increase of fis,4.'itl, or 5 per cent. PEORIA. 111. 104.788. a gain of -S.fiST or 37 1-2 per cent. CHARLOTTIA N. C 82.(145; increase 8C.207 or 78.4 per cent. ALAMO HEIGHTS, 3,853. SOUTH SAN ANTONIO, 2,(163. SAN ANTONIO .STATE HOS. PITAL, 2.53S. BEXAR unity (outside Pan Antonio). 40,061; dtciease of 612. ' 3 SECTIONS . i r o, Pua.ozij i -v'' - V ;. 4- t, . ' s MARION J AN IN OVHLVfltV IU 1 CJl filed Monday morning by Defense Atty. Maury Hughes, nnd an amended pleading the latter part of the week. When and if the motion. for a new trial la overruled, attorneys will ask Judge Charles A. rippen to set the bond. Although Atty. Ted Monroe of the defense said a new trial would be asked and said he believed a reversal was certain, the verdict of tbj Jury in most quarters was regarded as a victory for the defendant. Most of the spectators had expected t much more severe penalty in the event of conviction. However Brady regarded the verdict could not be learned, but ho broke down and wept bitterly when it was read by the judge. Atty. Hughes said that Brady was in a (Continued on page 2 column 2) Weather Partly cloudy, tnunaersno w e r s Sunday; Monday partly cloudy. It's a Privilege to Live in Austin HA J? 34 PAGES AUSTIN, TEXAS, SUNDAY, MAY 18, 1930. Morning's Bald-Head a if MAMIE BULLARD Two Escape Death In San Gabriel fiwrtal to Sunday American-SiaUvman GEORGETOWN. May 17. -John Watts. 25, and his wife, of Brownwood, were swept from the causeway across San Gabriel river five miles east of here today by high water and narrowly escaped drowning. Driving into the flood, their light car 'was washed to the edge of the causeway when the man jumped. The woman went down with the car whicTi lodged against a rock on its side. She climbed through a window, the water rushing around her. Jack'Cole, local man, who had just crossed the stream .plunged In and rescued Mrs. Watts. Watts was washed some 300 yards downstream before being able, to tree himself from the torrent and make bank. LLANO CROPS HIT HARD BY HAIL to Sunday Amtrtean-Slateiman LLANO, May 17. Washing rain and heavy hail fell In northern and eastern sections of Llano county Friday night, damaging fruit nnd other crops. Drizzling rains fell here today. STORM DAMAGE HEAVY AT ELECTRA ELECTRA, May 17. (UP) Rehabilitation of this area, swept by a severe rain, hail and wind storm Thursday, was proceeding slowly today, with a cold drizzle of rain adding to the misery of unsheltered families. Dozens of families lost, their homes in the storm anu n family (Continued on page 2 column 6) i ; MARGARET MOORE KATHERYN HORN In our page one theatre today we have the eight Cactus Beauties of the University, named by Bill Bond, editor of the yearbook. Above is his selection.. Miss Wofford is a Kappa Alpha Theta of San Antonio; Miss Janin, also of San Antonio, lives at Littletield dormitory. -Miss Bullard of Madisonville, lives at Scottish Rite; Miss Moore, .eta Tau Alpha, is from Houston. Miss Horn, Kappa Kappa Gamma, lives at Brownwood; Miss Kramer, also Kappa Kappa Gamma, is an Austin girl. Miss Simpson, Pi Beta Phi, is a native of Mississippi; and Miss Kercheville, of San Antonio, is a Kappa Alpha Theta. Strike up the band, professor. Own Rocket Kills Inventor By the Associated Press BERLIN, May 17.-Max Valier, German pioneer in experiment and research with rocket motors, was fatally injured today while working on a model of a new liquid oxygen rocket. A piece of the recoil motor blew out and struck Valier in the neck Two scientists working with him at the time were uninjured. Valier and the German scientist Paul Heylandt had been developing the new motor together and only recently made successful tests with it. It was Valler's ambition one day to attempt flying tha Atlantic with a rocket airplane equipped with these motors. He believed he could do It In a few hours. Flyer Leaps to Safety HOUSTON, May 17. UP) After his plane failed to come out of a spin, A. H. Eillstrom, student flyer, jumptd Saturday afternoon and became eligible for membership In the Caterpillar club. J. r - John Hornsby In Race for Congress Sen. John Hornsby, who has to his credit a long record of illustrious and valuable public service, has announced his candidacy for congress from the Austin district, composed of Austin, Bastrop, Hays, Burleson, Caldwell, Lee, Travis, Washington and Williamson counties. He made the preliminary survey of the district, and announced that now, confident of victory, will launch an active and vigorous campaign for the office. Other candidates who have filed their names in Travis county for this office aro J. P. Buchanan, of Brenham, incumhent, and Judge Harry Dolan, of Georgetown. Judge John Hornsby is a descendant of the first white family in this section of Texas, a greatgrandson of Reuben Hornsby, who located at Hornsby's Bend more than 100 years w. His coming ante-dating the Republic of Texas by six years, and his pioneering ante -dated the founding of the village of Waterloo, that was afterwards named Austin. William TV. Hornsby, grandfather (Continued on page 4 column 6) Row DOROTHY KRAMER Tom Love Put On Demo Ballot By RAYMOND BROOKS Amtrican-Stattiiman Staff Sen. Thomas B. Love Saturday won the first stage of his fight for a place on the ballot as a candidate for governor, when supreme court held the attempt of the democratic state commitee to bar him void. On the basis of Sen. Love's offer now to take the pledge, the court held him entitled to the same rights as other candidates. It awarded him a mandamus ordering the state committee to ignore the void resolution adopted In Austin Feb. 1, denying Sen. Love and other bolters a place on the ballot. It said this action does not prevent Sen. Love's invoking the court's Jurisdiction "in this cause for further relief, should that become neoesasry for the enforcement of his complete statutory rights.'' The order did not instruct the placing of his name on the ballot. Freedom of Conscience Upheld "Freedom of conscience" by which a candidate or voter may later change his mind about observing the pledge was declared a legal right, and previous court decisions upholding this were cited. The pledge is merely a moral (Continued on page 4 column 1) King Alphonso 44 MADRID. May 17. (INS) The nobility and aristocracy of Spain Joined today In paying homage to King Alfonso XIII on the occasion of hie 44th birthday. U. T. Beauties -5 i LILLIAN SIMPSON Methodists Delay Vote On Cannon By the Assisted Pres DALLAS, May 17. Action on the stock market speculation charges against Bishop James Cannon Jr. of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, was delayed tonight until next week when the Episcopacy committee, after three hours argument, adjourned without reaching any decision. Voices of the speakers at many times became audible through the walls of the star chamber and applause at many times stopped them. Once the sergeant at arms stepped outside the door and looked up and down the corridor immediately adjoining the room as if suspecting eavesdroppers, and shortly thereafter a row of transom windows was closed. After adjournment at about 11:11 p. m Chairman C. P. Culver said that' "absolutely nothing" had been, done, and that "absolutely nothing" would be reported to the conference Monday morning. ' Tariff Votes Sought WASHINGTON. May 17. Intensive drives for votes were under way In the senate today preparatory for Monday a critical test on the tariff bill. Republican leaders were striving hard, to swing four or five votes their way to enable them to gain a decision against the export debenture and legislative flexible tar-Iff provisions, opposed vigorously by President Hoover and the bouse. Number 346. 6 . ' '! ELIZABETH KERCHEVILLE Sande Rides Fox To Derby Victory By DAMON RUNYON (Copyright 1930, Universal Service. Inc.) piIURCHILL DOWNS, Ky May 17.- I Fay, have they turned the page Back to the past once more? Eaek to the racin' ages An' a Derby out of the yore? Say, don't tell me I'm daffy. Ain't that the same ol' grin? Why, it's that handy Guy named Sande, Eootin' a winner in. II Say, don't tell mo I'm batty! Say, don't tell me I'm blind! Look at that seat so nitty! Look how he drives from behind! Gone is the white of the ranco. An' the green band under hl4 chin Still he's that handy Guy named Sande Bootln' a winner in! Ill Maybe he ain't no chicken Maybe he's gettin' along, Put the ol' heart's still a-tickin', An' the ol' beans goin' strong. Roll back the years! . Yea. rail 'em! Say, but I'm young agin TVatchin' that handy Guy named Sande Bootln' a winner In! Why it wasn't even close I Gallant Fox, pride cf the east'j with the old master mind of th( horsemen sitting his saddle as easily as if he were in a rocking chair on a shady veranda, galloped (Continued on page I column 4)

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