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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - December 7, 1913, San Antonio, Texas THIRTY-FOURTH Brown Sends for Ex pert Gray on Flood FUNDS NOT Mass Meeting Proposed an Committee May Wait on City Samuel D. the sewer an drainage expert retained by the clt lost summer to work under the bond has to Sun Antonio by Mayo Brown to advise with the relative flodd If th work on which he is now engage will permit it is anticipated Mr. Gra will start at once and should San Antonio some time this Mayor Brown declined to expres any opinion on the river or the va rious ways suggested for the danger It wa pointed that Mr. was to recommend way ana well as draw plans fo taking of the drainage prob ims and Awhile the river was no time It into the big drainage problem before San Finances Are a The of money which city now has available for river 1m a question prob ably by at a con- to be held In the special election last summer the people in bonds to be used for storm water This is used on the smaller none the less troublesome in various parts of. the city anc even not be sufficient to take care The expense itv of the purchase new riVent contingent fund the budget for this river problem to lip the cost can Si the Owners It that this be done the flood In of the suffered was jeopardized by the Tnat the business are thoroughly aroused is shown by the fact that several movements already have been started with a view of ob- definite action for flood pre- W. Conness Is urging that a mass meeting of citizens be called Monday night to discuss this question if Indicate for the plan to be addition it has been gested that a volunteer representing the Chamber of appear before the city at its meeting Monday to Immediate action on the river Offer Support to In. the event such ix committee is organized it is planned to have on It representatives of every local faction evidence that the Ig one will have mous The would .be not so much to demand action the council as to request it and offer the generous support of the to any plan which the council It Is pointed out until some means are found for adequately taking care of the storm the flood will remain a black San Antonio and that they are thus Important to every erty owner in the city whether he Buffered water SIMPSON ADVOCATES This as Solution for Flood Danger San concrete channel or conduit for the through the center of the city large to carry and cubic feet the maximum possible Is advanced by Willard E. consulting as the best tion for the flood problem in San This he considers not only and since Mr. Simpson's data on the the of the the most com- plete in he is without the qualified man to Speak authority on this He docs not favor a dam at the head of the holding It would be in- effectual for the purpose designed In time at the request and expense of several Mr. Simpson and his Guy prepared detailed and collected data as to the i flood run-off of the basin above The purpose at that 1911, was to determine the possible flow of the under the worst storm In his made at that Mr. Simpson pointed out that periods of light rainfall the of the river Is continually filled with silt and As 'the river fills It up the springs And a. general condition of results which Is both un- sanitary and In addition the winding and meandering channel of the river so cuts through the of tKe city that the blocking out of the business district the expense f the various bridges the river In a semblance SAN DECEMBER 7, 1913. WEATHER D. Dec. or In the Monday d FOB made at g p. ST. Irom tht mile wind from the high temperature 46. 40: rain from ral 4 ST. Ji wind from and cold KANSAS 50; wind from ral or temperature 52. l' NEW 1C; mile wind from rain 8ua temperature mire wind the Sunday temperature Satur 60; clear wind from the rain Sun 56. Burleson Brings About Some Reductions and Also Some Wheight Limit D. C. Dec. The Interstate commerce commission his afternoon consented to the re- duction of rates and Increases in proposed by Postmaster General Burleson for the parcel post Books in parcels weighing more eight ounces will be admitted parcel post In the ases of mailers of heavy he commission suggests that the pOstoffice make the effective date f the change three months from The rate of postage on gold bullion gold dust in and out of Alaska filed at 2 cents an ounce for all but package shall veigh no more than 11 pounds The referred cents for the irst cents for pound to 6 cents for the first lonal fourth from 8 ents for the pound and 6 cents or each additional pound to 7 cents arid 4 cents for ach additional fifth rom 9. cents for the first pound and each additional 8 cents and cents from 10 cents for the first and 9 cents for each l to 9 cents and 8 cents re- to increase the weight mit first and second from to 50 pounds and for the re- zones from II to 20 AT LIGHT FORTY-FOUR PAGES FIVE CENTS ENEMIES OF HUERTA HOLD LARGE AREA OF MEXICO General With Victorious Army Plans to Enter State REFUGEES HAVE TROUBLE Caravan Encounters Wind and Cold Traveling Over Desert to BL Dec. Pancho with his victorious army of more than 7000 is tonight at thirty miles north of Chihuahua and will enter the capital of the state row at Villa tonight telegraphed to eral in that he would no longer await the coming of it appears has not yet started lor but will go Into Chihuahua tomorrow and has so notified the foreign consuls and civil authorities General Villa has been advised that a great ovation awaits him In the wholo rejoicing i a promise temporary having made ready for the Con- All available bunting has been put on the houses and the trees in the plaza have been with the national bands have been hurriedly a musical ahd all the will meet the com- mander and his army in the outskirts f the city and make his entry a triumphant Foreigners to Foreigners who have refused to eave the city will participate in the welcome to Villa and among them are aid many The for- Ign led by American Con- ul Marion It Is said in welcome the sf sweeping dust clouds across ne eastern Chihuahua today the refugees from who aro attempting to each border at Pre- prevented them rom entire comprising everal hundred women and ana more than two and Federal have been all ay making five the sand and the cold of a making rapid travel It Is not now believed that the can reach the border etore Sunday Need Individual members of the party cached Presidio having d ahead despite the cold and the ana they say the refugees are sufficient food for everal but have scant covering nfl no clothing .to protect hejn from the f them are wagons being sed to transport the ammunition the fooS supply and Champion Seeks to Get Expression From Secretary of on D. Dec. he first militant suffragette out- reak in America occurred today Secretary of State Bryan was at the convention of the Popular Government eague with the about ustice Mn had just concluded a address on behalf of ir that no ment is strong except in proportion s it represents the will of all its A slender woman arose a seat near the front of the D. A. where the meeting was held nd called about re not women The suffrage Miss elen a factory Is head of the California League for Her act the a ent. A dozen other women with gestures chimed in: how about int. Bryan turned to the audience nd struggling to control his I have no doubt that in 1 your work you have followed our conscience and your judgment n my work I have tried to follow With that he left the platform and ie hail by a side in the P the ed the outburst and called upon ator Lane of Oregon to take ui next subject on the Missouri Signatures for which wich will be filed with Secretary of State Cornelius Poach In In St. 10.000 mark so if any names are they will hav a Kansas City women their K the first to finish their alloted have i m- tlon will to bear th other goods which General Luis Terrazas is bringing with him put of Its whereabouts are two other caravans one composed of Chihuahua who left when the one now proaching the border started and one from which Is bringing several million dollars worth of bullion to the border H B. superintendent of the Alvarado Mining Joseph and two others from Parrat reached Marfa today and told of the refugee They passed the General caravan in the desert ana say they cannot set In before Troop B. Fifteenth United states Immigration Supervisor F W in charge of the Mexican numerous officials of the united states havo gone to Presidio to be present when the refugees and the troops There will be no fighting as ist garrison at has Cattle Industry The cattle industry In Northern which was the source of large portion of meat of the united States has been wiped iut by the Mexican tion and many of tho largest cattle raisers have been forced out of General Luis one of the largest cattle raisers In Mexico the owner of thousands of acros in the state of is now re- ported to be toward the American border accompanied by several other larpe cattle Be- fore the revolution the annual ex- port from Terrazas ranches was BOY WOUNDED Shaded portion ot the map shows the territory in held by tho who rose In revolt Huerta seized the Federal Mexico They aro operating in tlie northern of part of Lower have seized Tepic and the last few days have the federal army to hua and broken Huerta's power In The Federate hold most of and Nuevo but enemies have been In those Most of Ipas has been taken by the who seized the and are now advancing toward They ore operating also around Smaller organizations aro operating lii Vera while Zapata holds United States to Supervise Coming Elections in San The secret of the administration's policy in Latin was revealed by a high administration official who said that the supervision of the coming elections in San 15.0- mingo United States was first step In carrying out that Arthur May Die Result of Accidental While out hunting near Wetmore Saturday Arthur S years was accidentally shot by a boy He was hurriedly brought to San Antonio and lies at the point of death in the Rosa The two boys recently had chased a shotgun and went out ing on the Golt about seven from to try out the new It was his companion was handing loaded to young that the gun was the boy re- In the accident occurred at 2 o'clock the Accompanied by his parents he was brought to San Women Hope to Receive From Mr. Wilson Statement of His D. President Wilson will receive a com- of who have re- mained behind from the convention at 1 p. m. The committee will bo headed by Heretofore it has been understood of the shot was performed by that the president took Nicaragua as f Saturday but reaching here shortly after and will Include one representative endeavor to obtain from little hope IB out re- President a statement as on woman Among the members of the committee are Mrs. Medill McCormick of Miss Laura the illustration of his policy in his Mobile It is stated that he referred to San Domingo and that the appointment rof J. M. Sullivan as the new minister to San Domingo was for the purpose of launching the It Is said that Minister Is witness to a written contract in San Domingo by which the present and the f and i some time Saturday afternoon man of Miss Anne Martin agreed to hold a legal election and while all occupants were In i ol Nevada and Mrs. Harriett Taylor school will open here three sessions BURGLARS EAT DINNER After House Thieves Set i clay of Mrs. William Kent i o' Charles Meredith of Rani hi of i Mrs. Donald Hooker of Prances M. and Burglars entered the house that if the United States is satisfied I addition to ransacking corner ot that the election was fair and I ln 1' The si this country will support that Monday at all hazards now and In raided the larder and ate a Tho for in- the hearty the table and elude Dr. Anna Howard Shaw It was stated today that the plan cai Ailce stone Mrs. Susan ay a e pan v. ne usan would Hennessey reached Walker Mrs. Mary Ware ut in the case of j fn the he Mrs. Frances It. for San Domingo edly be carried out in the case of j aer n e e Mrs. Frances It. Mexico when the Huerta government as a result of Mrs. Thomas N. Hepburn and energetic About in Miss Emily falls and the leaders get I e probably in conference with Charge i d1 Affaires Tho novel feature of the San mingo plan Is that Americans be sent from Porto Rico to supervise the elections and a United States naval squadron will be on hand for the protection of all There arc twelve provinces in San Each has an election ter and there are outlying The State Department has provided so far only for two agents to report on the There are many others to be ed and assigned to duty If there is no hitch between now and early next week on the general The great majority of the supervision will be drawn from civil life in Porto The election is to take place on December 15: It is said that in lowing this course the United States i was A curious jj tare of the robbery was that while I the burglars used the silverware TO MAKE HARD FIGHT Al Jennings Will Try for OKLAHOMA Dec. 6. May Grant Their D. creation of a committee on woman suffrage In the which was argued for three days before the Illinois Merciful to Those Who Her on 111., 6__Re at her vindication at th hands of a Jury at Mrs Minnie Richardson of 111., whi was ridden on a rail by six Vok women July 15 last because her con duct not please her neighbors faid she would be satisfied with a nominal fine for her she desired only to teach them lesson against She said sh did not want those convicted to b put in jail as her honor bee Mrs. Emma Miss Ann Mlsa Raymond Alma Walteri and Mrs. Mar Saubel were found guilty of riot are liable to a fine not exceeding or Imprisonment of sixty in the county A sixth Mrs. Kate was TO REVEAL MORE Diaphanous Gowns Permit Jfo Dec. craze for Diaphanous gowns threatens to go much further after Christmas than oven A well known modiste plans to introduce a new fashion oJ tullo frocks to be worn without The new mode promises to reveal still more gene the lines of the The new hats on display are also They are covering hair and ng down over the An at- empt Is now being made to protect copyright on fashions by ns official prohibition of from fashionable ures at Paris race where the atest creations are TWO SLAIN Driver finis His Dead m Their Dec. hansom cab was I Chairman Henry will call the rules committee together day to discuss several important AI reformed bandit aad matters and at that a favorable candidate for the Democratic nation for governor of next though his friends si does not expect to win it. His object is to keep those who helped to defeat him for ing attorney from getting the A spectacular speaking S WON'T LET GIRLS SMOKE has an Interest In the safety ot ports by moving where customs collections are being Planned by between Since January and last 70.000 Terra zas has shipped less than 1000 head to the United For the last 15 years has branded between 75.000 and This year has been put on but 500. The adverse conditions which have made themselves felt out the cattle country In and New Mexico caused the American raisers to rely upon the Mexican tlemen to furnish the supply from the southwest for the Ms City and Chicago dreds of buyers are traveling through the but all arc wondering where the cattle are coming Market Expected L. W. owner of the famous Hearst Diamond George soe of and C. J. Graham of N. have said that they as well as all cattle raisers n the southwest will be forced to begin feeding during the next ten It is an axiom among the that before makes a high spring made for the United but that the special plan Is of a Very com- prehensive character and If It Is will be the first revelation of the administration's new policy with regard to the Latin NOT TO STOCK Gates to Retain in Dec. the thC w Mme lhe showing W. Bryan Jr. in Dec. Jennings Bryan son of the School Official After of who has just been well had dealt unfairly with admitted to the announced It is said It has been the WEIR Dec. latest movo in the at It is is the resignation of J. G. expelled several girls who had been found smoking cigarettes on the school grounds last Soon after the entire teacher force of the city schools petitioned the board of declaring tlu had reached their No answer coming from either the shook thinking they had gone to When ho could not arouse he found hla hand bloody Harbold lighted a match and saw the woman's head was nearly ed from her The man's throat had been Both bodies were right in the The killing waa done with a small Letters ln tho pocket of the man showed him to be M. P. Rebert a wealthy produce dealer of The woman was Anna of She former ly lived at street rumor that Mrs. John W. I next Gates intends to dispose of her Texas oil worth several million was denied today by John J president of the Illinois Trust Savings Mrs. Gates conferred with Mr. Mitchell Friday and the report spread that he sented oil stock conference between Mrs. Gates and myself was of an advisory character relative to the ment of some funds in way of in- said Mr. 3ates has no intention of disposing of any nf the Gates holdings in Certainly not under the present ket As executrix of her husband's estate she has strong capabilities and day he will enter politics but de- clares he will never run for He IE scheduled to be a Democratic and delegate to take part In the election of a governor P competent in way to George Johnson one of the largest after the he having ad- dealers In horses In Texas vised her very Her trip 2. M IS By All Means Shop Early It will not be to but you help to make hundreds of salespeople joyous at Christmas Better lections are afforded you now in the stores better and custom for the high school girls to sneak behind a nearby skating rink and smoke cigarettes in company with high school INSPECTS ASPHALT MINE Export Pollock and City Engineer Visit C. D. the expert who re- cently arrived In San Antonio to have charge of paving operation un- der the bond together with City Engineer spent day Inspecting tho Uvalde rock asphalt near and the trap rock quarry at The city officials were accompanied by A C former city now representing the Uvalde rock asphalt nnd by A. H. one of the organizers of the company BLOCKADE IS BROKEN Ten Trains on Union Pad lie Are Moving Dec. snow storm blockade on tho Union was broken this afternoon and ten are now route across Nebraska as closely gether as the block Some of these trains are 24 hours The Burlington officials an- they were unable to locate any of their Denver trains all of which are supposed to be crawling slowly along somewhere in TURKEY Aviator 405-nUlo Flight in Trip Dec S 9.----- Several Lives Known to Have Been Lost During Men MANY TRAINS STALLED Business Streets in Denver Choked With Supply Dea blizzard which ravaged Colorado for 60 last Wednesday tou departed eastward and tonight la reported sweeping over the eastern jart ot the Western SUM According to the weather the storm win ward to the great damage 07 the will reach hundreds rf of Three lives are known to have been while a score of sons are ol are believed to he Snow are in the result of the enormous imd today one miner was swept to death in San Juan county and twu In Clear are missing in Boulder w three mall ta Park counties have These no on count of the bat It bj thought the have A dozen persons are still reported missing in Denver and Ks and the police fort to locate Many Train service .is still and no relief of before tomorrow m Trains are stalled in many sections and one combination to including 1. the most and it will be daW before normal travel can be Tn Denver the business streets and all railways are choked with snow ranging In depth from three to ten feet Of the 303. of lines In the city 5 per cent is in and this ontr on two of the downtown linen It will be Monday night before the havo all been Little was accomplished today la the way of food and fuel No attempt was made to wad gons beyond the downtown and these had to bo hauled by four to eight horses and the reduced to the amount The coal supplies all rooming buildings and business been reduced to the lowest point the heating plants In many of them will have to suspend within the next 48 hours they can be replenished In of Food Two of tha largest Ings to the city were forced to pend elevator and for the lack of i will be to tomorrow for lack of Food plies for tha restaurants today delivered on horseback Thousands of persona ta he business are down town tonight hey cannot reach their all of snow apparently leavler In the residence han in the heart of the At many points fiva foot inve been completely snow banks in the lave made it impossible for the to respond to alarms and cday a largo residence was d. The hose wagons and hat were sent from the houses oon and one of the a horse and attempted each the burning building on ack carrying an extinguisher with Re failed in tho Despite the heavy tosses caused y the storm to property and ess the storm will be of untold next It has Insured supply of water for all ation purposes and bumper wheat nd alfalfa crops are BUDS IX Man Thought to Be Playing a e matter with the weather in en I Iowa and Indiana? Is Old J Man Winter playing a joke on this of tho The middle west section Is a tho HXe of which has not been known for many Instead of snow-covered lawns and brooks and streams and gaunt butls are are an intention to bloom and shrubs and vegetables are showing the first signs of Reports of unusual and activity in plant life havo been filtering Into Chicago Cor days from passed the Kern resolution of the recently to handle the trap Brown had planned to
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