Abilene Daily Reporter, January 8, 1911

Abilene Daily Reporter

January 08, 1911

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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - January 8, 1911, Abilene, Texas BARGAIN Month During January the Daily Reporter will be sent to any address one year for $4.20 IN ADVANCE. ABILENE VOLUME XV ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY. JANUARY 8, 1911 The Want Adi Are rn Page 12 Todaj . NUMBER ll FRENCH AVIATOR NISSIM.. DALLAS DLM IST AND ITI LAMS ( AK ( (IMM'( TOH ON KATY KH LED AT ABBOTT,TRAINS MET IN DENSE FOG Birdman Carrying Newspaper Edition From Los Angeles to Suburban posits Huh Disappeared. Engineer of Second Section Failed to Cutin ’darning Signal from Hag-man; Cullman on First Section Destroyed. -\ " —Two per-• ')L- By Associated Press. ABBOTT, Tex., Jan. sons were tilled ap this pl ice Morning when two passer,*,?r trains of the Misouri, Kansa & Texas rail-wa> m -t in a rear-end collision. The wreck occurred when the engineer of the second cain, owing to a dense fog failed to see the flagman on the first tv ’ ii bi time to avoid a collision. List of the Dead. 'I'lie dead are: DR. KENNETH A. KING, Dentist of Dallas. H. R. REYNOLDS, Pullman Conductor, of Austin Several persons on both trains were injured, none fatally. The accident occurred at five o'clock this morning. IO was the first instance where passengers on a Katy train were killed while in a coach. By Associated Press: LOS ANGELES, CAL., Jan. 7.—Did-ier Masson, the French aviator who left here in a bi-plane today to carry Dis Angeles newspaper to Pomoiuj aud San Bernadino, sixty miles away, is lost somewhere in the mountains. He was last seen steering his machine over the San Jose hills, which was out of his course. Hundreds of persona in automobiles are hunting for him. Landed at Rochester. A telephone message from Rochester west of here, says Masson landed there to repair his machine, then continued his course KENNETH. KING {TRIED TO KILL KILLED IN WRECK: KING OF SPAIN Blini HEB rf ABILENE ATTORNEY j OVERT AT TE MTT RADE DI 111 NG ONCE CITIZEN OF ABILENE, J ALFONSO’S VISIT TO THE MEETS TH AGIC DEA HI.    TOWN    OF    MALAGA CONTRACTORS (IFT PLANS. PRACTICED DENTISTRY HERE*™0 ATTENDANTS INJURED BODY OF SENATOR ELKINS LAIO TO REST IN VAULT Demoted to Dallas Several Years Ago Wife Was at Anson When Dr. king Was killed. Goes to Rockdale To Attend the Funeral. Funeral Services Held iii Little Town W here Family Lived—Prominent Mala Attend Services LATER WD FI LLER REPORT Freight Train Had Taken Siding WIh*h Passenger Passed in Dense Fog; Rear Sleeper Cut Iii Two. Special to The Reporter. WACO, Jan. 7.—ll. R. Reynolds, Pull man conductor, and Dr. K. A King of Dallas were killed this morning when passenger trains    8    and 6, of the Misouri, Kansas 4*6* xas railway,both northbound, collided near Abbott, Hill county. Fog Caused Accident, The trains met in a heavy fog which rendered indistinguishable objects at a distance of more than thirty feet. A freight train had just taken the siding at Abbots and the brakeman had flagged passenger train No. 8, which was lust ahead of No. 6. When train No. 8 stopped, No. 6, traveling tis the second section, crashed into it from the rear. Pullman Cur Clit in Two. The Pullman car on the first section, on which Dr. King WAI a passel) was literally cut in two. Several .sleeping pasesngers were injured, but none fatally. Dr. kiug Well known. Dr. King of Dallas, who was one of the two victims, was well -known throughout tilt1 stale His wife is now visiting her parents at Anson. H. T. King, Ben., an attorney of Abilene, is ,t brother of Dr. King and was notified of the latter'! lragic death. Relief Trains Sent Oui. Relief truing with physicians left Waco and Hillsboro this morning for the scene of the wreck. The injured Abl 1 be brought to Waco today. Trainmen .lump For Lites. When the engineer and fireman of train No. ti realized that a collision was unavoidable they jumped from the cab dor safety. They were slightly injured    ^ List of the Injured. A list of the injured follows: Engineer Smith, of Kai<y Flyer. Fireman Roberts, of Katy Flyer. O. D. Palmer, of Austin I W. Iloorn8berger of Austin B. T. Cotton, of Houston J W. Johnson of San Antonio C. L Magnon, of Dallas Mrs Charles Dwyer of Tulsa, Okla. The rear Pullman on No. 8 carried xeven passengers and was completely demolished. Traffic was not delayed. Revised List of Injured. The following revised list of the injured was given out this afternoon: J. (I. Hawberger of Austin, badly burned: G. BL Palmer of Austin, badly burned; Allen McConnell of Austin, face lacerated; J. F. Johnson of San Antonio, internally injured; Ben Smith. »ngine r shoulder broken in leap from engine after applying brake. Dr. King was the first passenger killed by the road for more than forty years, ii was stated today. By Associated Press. ELKINS, W. Va., Jail. 7.—The body of Senator Stephen Elkins, who died at midnight on Monday in Washington.) was buried here today. Crowds of! mourners from the nations (i nter j crowded the little town and all busi- 1 n*‘S8 was suspended. Flags fluttered j at half mast and windows were closely curtained.    .    , ’ f mf rv Twc Special trains from Washington and ‘ Charleston bore distinguishe d rom- | "    ,n pany to Elikins. Many of the leading men of the nation gathered silently abotit the vault. Senator Elkius leaves his widow, I daughter Katherine, a belle of the national capitol, and four sons, David, Richard. Stephen and Blaine, will provides that his estate go to the widow. and at her death to the chil-j dren.    ■{'S. Harry Torn King. Esq., left on the I noon Texas & Pacific eastbound train j Saturday for Dallas, in response to a I telegram informing him of the tragic death of his brother, Dr. Kenneth A. King, at five o’clock Saturday morning at Abbott, Hill county. Dr. King was one of two victims of a Missouri, Kansas & Texas railway wreck. Mrs. king at Anson. Mrs. Kenneth A. King, accompanied by her sister Miss Clay Hale of Anson, came in over the Abilene & Southern Saturday afternoon and accompanied by Mrs. Harry Tom King of this city. left Saturday at midnight for Rockdale Milam county, where funeral services will be held. Dr. king Once Lived Here. j Dr. Kenneth A. King lived in Abl* j lene    in 1906    and 1907, practicing den- Two    and a half years ago he Dallas and at the time of    big death    j was identified with the Mysterious Would-Be Murderers Safely Escape During Stampede By the king’s UtendaiiL—Monareh Belittles the Incident By Associated Press. MALAGA, Spain, Jan. 7.— What is believed by many to have been a daring attempt on the life of King Alfonso occurred during his brief visit here I Thursday, and threw his attendants into a panic. ! When the king arrived here, just as 1 the door of his carriage was closed behind him, the explosion occurred. No jone seems to know its nature, lint an official account says a civilian dropped a ‘“'piston enclosed in a box." No other Ut tails have been made public. it was learned, however, that two persons were slightly injured. King’s Nene Lu'haken King Alfonso himself was inclined to belittle the incident. Ile laughed over the alleged attempt and is credited with saying; “lf any of my people desire my death, I hope they will he more open in their way of assault ing me." Pacific Express Company VY ill Build I Immediately West of New Passenger Station. Route Agent H. C. Cooper of th# Pacific Express Company, Fort Worth, was in Abilene Saturday to inspect plans for the proposed Pacific express office to be erected Immediately west of the Texas & Pacific passenger station. Mr. Coopt r submitted plans for bids Saturday afternoon. The plans are I lh the hands of several local builders, and bids will be announced shortly'. The building is to be a brick structure, covering a forty by sixty foot space, and will, Mr. Cooper declares, be a credit to the city. “Abilene will be ag proud of express office as of the new T. & depot," said Mr. Cooper. its P. SENATOR BRYAN LEWES TO ATTEND LEGISLATURECARNEGIE TRUST GO. CLOSES DOO! ERSTWHILE POD ERF IL NEW YI BANKING IHM Sh IN I LOSLI BY SEPE BINT ENDERT.DEPOSITS NEURIT SD,000,1 Fir*foe Speculation* of its Eel President Passed Insolvency, Is Stated—Depositors Clamor I A n cr By For Havings, 82nd Sessions of State Legislature Blit Be Red-Letter Epee ii in Texas* History. Shift Dental < ollege as General Man- aM(j thev may commence to come in •g,r. II,, was horn thirty y.-ars WRO jra|)M|y ,h„ ,BS, ()f lh,, nnnth Th(. at Rockdale, Milam county, where he    ig    about 4.;:.o. Our taal educated at St. j    rreeipts amounted to uhout De stain Senator W. J. Bryan left Saturday at noon for Austin to attend I the opening sessions of the 82nd Ll g-I lslature, which he says will be a red 1 letter session. "I will be absent from my home at least a month, and possibly two/* said Mr. Bryan, “and expect to see the fur fly from the day of opening. Governor-! lect Colquitt will be inaugurated I January 17. and I understand the new chief executive will have a number of recommendations to make to the 1 Legislature that will be unique, at I any rate." w'as reared, and wa Louis. He was married at Anson 3.670 His 1 cern ber 19, 1906, to Miss Annie Hah- ||1( receipts However it would not surprise TWO T0DIHF01 BANDITS NIPPED IN LUMBER MMP Mii/.zaril and johnson. Slayers DI Policeman at Duluth, Minn., In Hand* of Officer* By Associated Press. DULUTH, Minn., Jan. 7.—William Muzzard and Algot Johnson, boy ban- j N. K King of Fort Worth, both pity ’• daughter of Mr. and Mrs H. C. Hale. {The two brothers—Kenneth and Harry Tom King—married sisters, the I hitter’s wife also being a daughter! of H. C. Hale. The family spent the holidays Att!,, the Hales at Anson. Dr. King passing through Abilene a week ago on his way back to Dallas. He w’as on his( way from Austin to Dallas when he was killed. Funeral services, as above stated, will be held at Rockdale, and the body will be laid to rest beside those of his father and mother. 'Hu* Sunning Relative*, Dr. King is survived by big widow a daughter two years old, four brothers. Dr. F. B. King, of Houston, Dr. to see the total this year reach I three thousand you imagine want the prohibition amendment must remember the exemptions. There, >vill be seventy five or more of them.” Total Pm Id in City, 13*. City Secretary A. H. Balch reported thai at the closing hour Saturday he \ I had jssi* d 138 poll ia\ receipts out of an assessment of 1,381. Marriage Licenses. I Albert McGee of Eskota and Miss Ada M(Elrev. Henry Scott aud Miss Kila Colwell. J N. Chance of Potosi and Miss Vir-J ; gle Sr" a. Praises Supreme Court, Mr. Bryan, on account of his inter- .Company to enable By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Jan. 7 -The Carri Trust Company, one of the la{ and lending linnnrial institution! the Knifed States, clos' I its (foorsl morning In order of State Hup] tendent of Banks Clark Williams] Deposit* Wgrognted $hUMH).(H| The bank bad a caplin I Btock al .700,000. The institution was iii gel trouble during the panic of 1907 had never fully recovered. Its President, Mr. Dickinson, died year under peculiar circumstances! Leslie Shaw (litre President Leslie Shaw, soon after his ret mein from th. Roosevelt cabbie! Secretary of the Treasury, bed president of the institution. His nection with bank ceased after a time. It is understood that the institil was in more or less trouble grot out of the fact that one of its officers, in connection with a known hanker in Wall Street, effpj a large loan from the Carnegie 'n him to buy statute constitutional. PARRAMORE WILL ATTEND CATTLEMEN’S CONVENTION Leave* Fur Fort Baith Today de Rieqle* alf Du Mer, ( ala., i* Visiter Iii SMIene. I ii iii red B anian Die* (lits who held up the clerk and night porter at a local hotel, and shot and killed Policeman Chesmore, were arrested today at a lumber camp and are now locked up in the Duluth city jail. Johnson is only fifteen years old. The boy renegades came to the camp before daylight and asked for jobs. They were recognized and immediately seized. Mustard made no resistance, but merely laughed and said: "Well, you have us fair to rights, sure.” Popular indignation is high here, and extra officers will guard the jail. Johnson claims that .Buzzard killed Policeman Chesmore and threatened him with death if he “peached" or left him. sic bins. Dr. B. R. King, a dentist of I special to The Reporter Fort Worth, and Harry Tom King of I PORT WORTH, bin 7 Abilene: and one sister, Mrs. leonard Isaacs, mother of B. K. Isaacs of Abilene. Mrs. Isaacs resides at Rockdale, but is at present visiting in Birmingham, Ala. She has been notified by telegraph of her brother’s death. -Mrs. J. st. J Anderson, agad fifty nine years, accidentally shot by her daughter, Beu-llah. last Wednesday afternoon at lier I bonn' near this city, died this morning in the Medical Collcgt hospital ! The girl thought the revolver was 1 empty. 29 POLEAXES PAID IN \ COUNTY, 138 IN THE CITY figure* Distressingly Light Bnf Collector Crawford Predicts 8,000 by January 31. ’lax COHON 8ELT PASSENGER IS WRECKED IT SOFFOLK Locomotive Overturned; Engineer Highbee Pinned Ender Wreckage* killed; No Passenger* Injured. Special to The Reporter. GILMER, Jan. 7.—The locomotive When Tax Collector Baylor Crawford locked up his safe yesterday poll tax receipts from the twenty two voting boxes of the county aggregated 929. The number is apportioned to boxes as follows:    '** Courthouse ......................133 Fire Ctation .....................121 Merkel ..........................137 Ova lo ........   78 Shep..............    49 Buffalo Gap  .....  43 Trent  .....  42 Nubia ..................  42 of westbound passenger train No. I of Potosi ......     ...    40 Tuscola ........................  •    39 French I tinter Ila* Narrow Escape \ emplane Intomolille Race Not lie Held at Dada*. More people than !P8t *M ,h<> bank guaranty bill, its much I a,id consolidate it with another ii a chance to vote on gratified at tin* action taken by the j lotion, but faili:(g in this left I And you State Supreme Court In declaring the J Carnegie institution with a ij amount of funds locked up. Depositor* Demand Money In some mysterious way it wyis cd abroad that the Carnegie bank been declared insolvent by the Superintendent, and long before regular hour of opening swarm depositors were assembled about V. E. j doors vociferously demanding t ' savings. I.u*t Financial Statement, The last financial statement, fished Novi tuber IO, showed the ba j loans to bo $4,962,500, a tremens ■urn, and tho Mowing other Agt were also available. Blocks aud bonds investnnents-334,600. Due from Trust Companies, bi and hankers.—11,617,300. Cash available—$1,058,000. Aggregate deposits—8,895,700. Capital stock—21,500,000. Surplus and undivided profits $1 500. Brand total—$21,005,600. President Souther* Man. J. T, Howell, president of the Bt it ut ion, vs cm formerly president! the Four!b National bank of Nashvj Ten ii., aud is a Southern man. Superintendent of Banking later iss| a statement of the bank’s affairs, wM FELT in GOOD;’’ UNDISMAYED DY TUMBLE I ll. A. J astro of Bakersfield, Cal., President of the American National Livestock Association, passed through j Ahi I ens Saturday at noon on his way to Fort Worth to attend the annual1 sessions of that organization, which convents Monday. Col. J. H. Parramore of this city and A. EL de Ricqles of Denver, Colo., j members of the Executive Committee,! will depart for Fort Worth today. Mr. j de Ricqles is President Of the Ameri-i can Commission Company and General Manager of the American Live- t stock A* Loan Company, and is In Abilene the guest of Col. Parramore. The two men are friends of long stand ing and as Mr, de Ricqles expressed it, speaking of Col. Parramore: "He has been pawning off tough steers on me for fifteen years." Mr. de Ricqles is boosting Denver for the next eon ^ Bay found in an un Baft OO vention and says the Colorado city will “get there." the Cotton Belt railway was overturned at Suffolk, four miles soutih of here, this morning. Engineer Highbee killed. One death was caused as result of the accident. Engineer Highbee was pinned under the wreckage of his engine and crushed to death. His fireman jumped to safety. No other Moro  .............   33 Caps (Abilene) .................. 28 Caps (Merkel) ................... ll Caps (Buffalo Gap)............... ll Bradshaw ........................ 25 jGuion ............      23 I Dewey  .................... 23 Jim Ned .......    22 t Iberia  ........................ 17 . „ .Tye (Merkel) ...............  12 deaths or injuries were reported. Four —    /A... v    ■> ,    Tye (Abilene) ...............  5 coaches were derailed. I>.\LI<AS, Jan. 7.—With the wind at noon blowing at a twelve mile an hour rate the international aviators in the big meet here are today preparing for some startling serial exhibits. The aeroplane race scheduled for yesterday but postponed because of the wrecking of Kane Simon’s monoplane will be the chief feature this after-1 noon. Manager Young this morning , tried to arrange for a race between an I aeroplane and an automobile but un- J . der the rules auto racing is forbidden on the Fair Grounds track. Simon’* Narrow Escape. Rene Simon, the fool flying Frenchman, narrowly escaped death yesterday. At the conclusion of a sensation a1 Hight of ten minutes duration his missioner, is entitled to hold his office monoplane tumbled to the earth in the LIGHTFOOT HIS ANOTHER QUESTION FOR COLQUITT Attorney General Ha* Prepared For-mal Report Upholding Claim of Comni’r Bol me*. AC BTI N, Jan. 7.—It developed today that Attorney General Ughtfoot will ()[ncii another controversy with Governor-elect Colquitt by rendering an opinion either tonight or nexn week declaring that Holmes, Pension Corn utin The swarm of depositors Ii before tile hour of opening crow| Broadway for more than a block. CORNERSTONE LAYING. Religious Service* Bill -Re Held New Presbyterian Chstrh TM* Afternoon. Vol u ii tar) Petition. A voluntary petition In bankruptcy was filed in IT. S. District Court Saturday by tho Dreeben Millinery Oom- Hamby  .........    3 Total .....  ...929 Total Boefully Light. "Of course the total Is light," said pany of Big Springs. Liabilities were Mr. Crawford, "inasmuch as it Is an announced at $6,754.73, assets at $1,220 off year, but my office will issue re-exempt $600.    jceipts    throughout    the    prisent    month, plowed up space in the center of the Infield to the northeast of ;he grandstand. Tbs machine turned l»ottoni upwards, burying him underneath. For a time it was feared he had been killed. Recovering he jumped to his feet and was shortly afterward brough* in in an automobile. When the first arrivals reached Simon they asked thej,ak‘‘ lazed Frenchman how he felt.    I    — “Ve’y good," he said in his quaint French patois, rev-ating a dazzling row of white teeth in a delighted smile. until July 30 of this year, when his term expires, although Colquitt slated he would try to oust both Holmes aud Tax Commissioner Daskiell. Light foot’s opinion is already prepared. The Attorney General's ruling would prevent Robert F. Buford from succeeding Holmes January 17, lie date Colquitt wants the change to R A. Daniel and family, formerly of South Ninth and Rose streets, left Friday afternoon for Fisher, Fisher cairn tv, near which place they will reside Cornerstone ceremonies at the Central Presbyterian church, cor! of North Second aud Beech stir* were held Saturday afternoon at o’clock. In the cornerstone, which placed at the northeast corner the building, were deposited a Bi) church roll, by-law* anil coiistltut] of the Mission Society, names of members of the Pastor’s Aid SocitJ Friday’s edition of The Abilene Rej ter, copy of The Dallas News other articles. Tile stone was set j Rev. W. T. Logan, pastor, J. M. Wi staff and S. N. Morrison. Religion* Service* Today, At three o’clock today religious si vices will lie In kl at the new buildil Temporary seats have been arrau) for Members and officers of church will deliver addresses. "BV hope to have the building a pie ted in sixty days.'“ said Mr U>g| “and art plan ains u> hold a tevil immediately following its complete ;