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Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - November 1, 1910, Abilene, Texas ABILENE SEMI WEEKLY FARM REPORTER VOLUME XXX TEXAS TIESMAV 1 1919 NUMBBBM Ti KILLED III EASTBOlVD DAVY CROCKETT PASSEXUElt JOES TIIROCUII BltlDOE YOVKIJI SPREADING RAIL THE CAUSE Entire Train Except Bear Sleeping Cur Jo Into Dltcli Passengers IHIvc Minifiiloiis Deliverance From Horrible Mrntli Special to The Reporter YOAKUM Oct H Worley of San Antonio wae instantly killed and express messenger 1 Willians seriously injured at half past three oclock this morning wiicn the famous Davy Crockett passenger train of the San Antonio Aransas Pass rail road was wrecked near Yoakum Bridge Gives The train an eastbound was pas sing over a high trestle when a por o DRIVERS OX STKIKE V Hy Associated Press XKW YORK Oct strike of express company driv S3 0 ers and their helpers which 8 has brought all express delivery business to a virtual stand Iff still is expected to spread to day to stable hands No ex 0 press matter has been moved since the early hours of todays O business Strike breakers from O up statf towns are expected to arrive in New York today nn der heavy guard to take the Si place or strikers Strike lead 0 0 ers have been holding several O 8 important meetings with the P view it is believed of submit ft ting a proposition looking to a 0 compromise and return of workmen to officials of the 9 O company 0 FATAL AITO ACCIDENT Han and Seven Year ItiiuKhier Kill ed When Machine Hushes Hack nurd down hill and Turst Over By Associated Press SAX FRANCISCO Oct C Masbey and his seven years old daugh ter were killed yesterday near this tion of the track gave away precipi1 city when an auto in which Hiey were tating the entire train except the rear j riding stopped at the top of a steep sleeping car into the ditch The esi bill rushed backwards and turned cape of the passengers was Ions only a few sustaining minor in1 NO FEDERAL MONEY FOR A later report states that 1 W Wil liams express messenger was fatally injured It is reported that a broken rail caused the train to crash througli the bridge RECLAMAHON IN TEXAS The accident occurred thirteen miles north of here The train was an east bound All traffic will be indefinitely delayed ISECBETABY BALL1XGE11 SAYS 0 FUM IS AVAILABLE STRANGE KILLING WACOS CARNIVAL IVOMAX THE VICTIM AXI PHOJIIMJVr MAX CIIAliCEII WITH TIIK KIMK EMIBJIOUS CROWD EXPECTED ON OlEMXO MAY NOTABLES WILL JIAKE SPEECHES MAN CLAIMS IS ATTACKED Surrenders to Oilicers One Some Called Him fu Door at hlt nnd lie He fnriKI Shots BAILEY RETURNS TO TEXAS HofU 1 nited Mates Snimtor aud iov Colquitt HFC on the Program For An Ad dress Opening Day 00000000000000000 CRITEN HEAKIMi NOV 9 0 n I 8 By Associated Press 0 LONDON Oct is ex o O pected according to an alf Sf nouncemtnt made this morn O ing that the Criminal Court of ft Appeals will hear a motion for O O nppeel iu the case or Dr Ha 0 O ry Hawley Grippes sentuced Qs to death for the murder of his V 8 wife Belle Elmore Crlppen C The execution will be carried S3 out November S In event the ft O motion for appeal is overruled O Attorney Newton who was a O leading lawyer for Crippen in 8 the recent trial ana counsel tor O the defense Tobln will argue O the motion Crippen in his cell is said to have suffered an S FORT WORTH Oct Wil liams aged 23 is dead and R H Hates a wealthy farmer living about six miles north of Arlington is under arrest charged with murder Kates declares that be was called to the door o bis home about five oclock lis morning and that a pistol was fir ed at him He secured a shot pun and fired into the darkness at a fleeing fie ure llon investigation lie found the wo man lying dead at the gate She wore a mans overcoat and mans cap Bates and the woman had been intimate friends for several years Bates shortly afterward surrender ed If the authorities and is now in the Tarrant county jail Miss Williams was the daughter of a prominent farmer living near Ar BICYCLE MKKT BEGINS I Train Kills Youth SAN ANTONIO Oct Mal cher aged seventeen was struck and instantly killed by a westbound Davy Crockett train of the San Antonio i Appropriations Have Been Hade for Federal Linds Only and There are None in Lone Star State Crack i Hitlers of World Meet Today at liostoii to Compete for Highest Honors for Scorchers BOSTON Oct rid ers representing twelve teams and all famous on the J8 attack of nervous prostration O Ct and is iu a precarious condition B O NORWEGIAN SAILORS RESCUED By Associated Cress WACO Oct of this city elaborate plans for the op ening of the Cotton Palace Wacos winter entertainment and indications arethat the attendance on the opening Saturday November fi will be en ormous The entertainment continues until November 20 Some of the leadj ing political men of the stale will be By Associated Press Itiirk Mastorea Lost During Kecent Slur rleime but Crew Was Rescued nnd Taken to Island of himnlra prpjsent on the opening day and de liver addresses Bailey Will GAINESVILLE Oct Senator anil Mrs Bailey arrived here today from Washington The Senator will remain at his home until Wednesday when he will go to Dallas to attend a banquet the following night Saturday he will attend and deliver an address at the Cotton Carnival at Waco The Senator is in excellent health AVIATION MEET WILL END Id GREAT THREE COKXKKKJI JUOt FOlt AEK1AL HONORS ABOUT COMPLETED 1ISSANT AMERICAS lift Nervy FrenrtoAmeriran Waraily ed As Winner of Flight StatM of Liberty Altitude FllfMs He Xade Today By Associated Press BELMONT PARK N Y Oct Tcisy the last of the lull mil aviation meet here The weatier to favorable and indications are enormous crowd will be preient The meet officialy ended last oicat and totalization points will be conrnt ed to include yesterdays evening pro gram Todays program will be altt tnde flights quick starting etc which carry nothing more than monetary pri So Will 0 B BALTIMORE Oct crew of thujforweglan bark Maatorea number ing 17 men was brought here today from Jamaica The seamen were res Hailed Winner taken to the island The vessel waa I John Molssant the American tor was today hailed as winner oJ real flight to the top of the Statue of I Liberty and the cash Molssnnt although of French deicrat officially represents the United in all aeroplane contests He ataM covered the prowess of big adopted country with glory la Saturdays IOBC distance contest for the Oor cued during the recent hurricane and taken to the island The vessel abandoned CHARACTER WITNESSES ON STAND IN STREISHT CASE h Oct TWELVE PKRSONS JIVE DEAD Colquitt returned to Austin today and is planning a busy week Wednesday he goes to New Braunfels to speak two rack sprinters started today night he will speak at San Antonio and first of the seasons sixday Saturday at AVaco the occasion being AUSTIN Oct of Aransas Pass railway at a point near JAgriculture Kone today received a let here today The boy was trying to ler from Secretary of the Interior Bal cross the track ahead of the engine saying that there is no fund ithat can lie used for the reclamation of EXIEKTS AKRIVfc tile Nueces river The stream has a large volume of water uut sinks ino 1 nimensK Pipe Organ fnr First Map jed Koue JoiaBalIingerJhata tist Church is Belnp Installed for Future Use concrete channel half a mile long would result in carrying the full vol ume on the surface to the gulf Bal Before long the Baptists of jijlvgelsays appropriations have only will be worshiping in their new and for federal lands and Texas handsome building on North Second none of these all of its land hav and Hickory streets Not only is the mg reserved by the state interior work nearing completion but the various parts of the great pipe or gan have arrived and will be shortly installed Two expert organ installers from the M P Moller Organ Company of nicycle races Racing will begin onee oclock eafh day continuing ton hours to the the opening of the Cotton Carnival Tuesday he will speak at Terrell and be Iii Dallas Tuesday night He returns here November10 THREATENtfl STRIKE OF iEI6HTCHRISTIANS KILIE0 DEUVERY MEN CALLED I BY PHILIPPINE TRIBESMEN A GOOD NAME SHJ They Knew Him to He Gcuerons nnd Strclgbt and Mrs Aeff Together Often Special to The Reporter I WACO Oct examination of character witnesses consumed this morning at the trial oJ lift Minnie Lee Slrwight Twelve witneaaee teatified j that Strelght was of a generous and in j offensive nature and that they never E1IJHTKEX HUXDHEIl MEX LEAVE JOBS 1ST EW YORK Hagerton lid from whieii tile great instrument was purchased came in today and have gone to work putting up the pipe organ Within a month they say the instrument will be ready for service FAMILY BEUXIOS AT HOME AKKESTED IX MEXICO American Captured at Aca Express Delivery Sen Ice Hadly Crip pled Strike Breakers are Called in Many Companies Involved pnlco Thought to Be Bank Clerks Who Escaped By Associated Press ACAPULCO Mexico Oct descriptions received here it is thought that the two men arrested on the arrival here Saturday of the schooner Kate are Wilson Evans ab sconding teller of the Farmers Mer OF P M NORTH PARK chants bank at Los Angeles and H A week or so ago P M and Mrs j Harmburn his alleged accomplice It Wellborn living in North Park were 1 is said that has been recover visited by a son whom they had not ed seen for 15 years and for 10 years had not heard from The young man is in business in St Louis and among his accumulations since they last heard WILSON TO SPEAK IX OHIO Fourth Cabinet Officer Ordered from him is a wife and three children There to Help Republicans In all of them accompanying him on hlsj Their Hard Fight visit While here other children living j at a distance were notified by the hap1 By Associated Press py parents at the sons return and all WASHINGTON Oct came in from different sections of the cauinet officer to be ordere The fourth country the fatted calf was killed and for several days the sunshine of joy lad full sway in thj home of Grandpa and Grandmtc Wellborn MA7 McCAMAST CLERK OF HUST COUNTY FIFTYTWO YEABS AGO Major J D McCamant has returned from Greenville where he went a week ago to visit a sick brother J M Mc Camant whom he reports as some bet ter than on his arrival there In mak ing a notice of the Majors visit in Greenville the local paper there says ered to Ohio to help the Republicans in their hard camp Wilson His New York dates have been curtailed in order to enable him to speak in some rural districts in Ohio Friday and Saturday By Associated Press NEW YORK Oct threatened strike of express delivery men in New came to a head today The Inter national Brotherhood Teamtsers to day called out between fifteen and eigh teen hundred drivers and helpers em ployed by the Boston Dispatch sub sidiary company of the Adams Express the Menahan and Manhattan delievery companies and independent drivers of New York companies Men Immediately Walk out Upon receiveing strike notice from headquarters the men immediately walked out and express delivery was tide up indefinitely Strike breakers are being lushed into New York There was no violence today don Bennett cup which was WOB Claude GrahameWhite head of English team Molssant was dent op at the last minute as substitute tar Charles K Hamilton whose failed to work and won second hoa org The official result of the race Bennett cup as announced by the Jud ges is as follows Distance 100 kilometers G214 mlta Won by GrahameWbite United Kingdom in a 100horse power Bler iot Time 1 hour 1 minute 474 MC bridE Second J B Moissant 50horge power iniiuitoBTAMZ wconda ONE AMEH1CAX A1 TWO CIHXA ME AMOSG NUMBER gor storekeeper declared that Mrs Strcight and Mrs Patsy Neff were in Ac store together several times on the Wright machine time 2 hours mlB 36c seconds Much Property Belonging to Foreign1 was produced this morning ers Is Mem bers of Tribe of Munches Fourth Latham Antotn day of the shooting ctte machlne time D hours 48 No material or sensational evidence j UM 8Cconds J A Rroxel did not start By Associated Press WASHINGTON Oct Christians one of whom was ah Amer ican and fcvo Chinamen were killed and much property belonging to for eighers destroyed by rebellious Mane bos tribesmen in the Philippines ac cording to a report which reached the war department today SPANIARDS CLASH Waybill Clerts Strike NEW YORK Oct waybill clerks of the American Express Com pany have no organization and no spe laign is Secretary of Agriculture jcial grievances of their own but de cided to go out on a sympathetic strike at once TEXAS BANK IS ROBBED Vault of Institution at Grapeiand is Blown Known How Mucli Money Was Secured PALESTINE Oct State J D McCamant of Abilene is visitBank of Grapeland was robbed last ing his brother J M McCamant at the I night The vault was blown open but it is not yet known how much money was taken Officers are scouring the country for the robbers borne of Dr J H French and renew ing former acquaintances Fifty years ago Mr McCamant was county clerk of Hunt county He is much pleased with the crowth and appearance of Greenville and Hunt county INTERSTATE HEARING Rato Decision al Denver Spokane and Oilier Points Said to Have Cost Burlington SEVENTEEN HURT IN FIRE Bv Associated CHICAGO Oct 31 the stat menls made before the hearing of the InlerslMe Commerce Commission was n that the rate decisions at Denver Spokane and other Western points cost the Chicago Burlington and Qnincy SOOOOn and that the old rebating sys tim reduced the freight revenue of the Turlinjloa from three to five per cent Explosion During Conflagration in Snn Francisco Apartment IMuse Al most Wrecks Building i SAN FRANCISCO Oct teen persons were seriously hurt last night in an explosion during a fire in a local apartment house Four of the number were newspaper men and the others were firemen The force of the explosion almost wrecked the building W TCurtis Field Secretary of the H Y P 1T of Texas came in today from Cisco where he spoke twice yes lorday and will leave tonight for Dal las R E Carter who has been sick and confined to his bed for two weeks is thought to be improving though he is yet a verysick man his friends re port Reliitioiis Procession Results in Trou ble Between Clericals and Anti Several Hurt By Associated Press MADRID Oct religious pro fession held at Calataya Saragosa pro vince yesterday resulted in a collision between the Clericals and the anti Clericals Shots were exchanged and several people hurt CONDUCTOR STABBED Fred Lee Slashed en Face Neck and Anns Brafccimin J H Cor bett Is Arrested Special to The Reporter GREENVILLE Oct Fred Lee operating a passenger train on the Shreveport branch of the Mis souri Kansas Texas railway was attacked and seriously stabbed by brakemau James H Corbett near Pic ton this morning according to advices received here Corbett Js Jailed Corbett was arrested and jajled fol lowing the slashing was cut on the face neck and arms His condition is not considered critical Both men live here Cause of the affair is not known COURTS NEED After spending several years in the meat market business at Thurber Bob Northington has sold out there and returned to Abilene and is now with the City Meat Market on Chestnut street Barring a few gray hairs Bob looks about as young now as when slicing meat for the public here 20 years ago OKLAHOMA SCHOOLS TO WILL ADJUST FORT WORTH WORK FOR PROHIBITION AND OKLAHOMA CITY RATES STATE 8ITERINTENDENT ORDERS ACTION TO BE TAKEN Exercises Will Be Held in Every Grade Next Friday to Oppose Local Option Amendment Special to The Reporter GUTHRIK Oct Superin ndent of instruction Cameron today issued a proclamation to all schools in SOFTBWESTERN TARIFF BUREAU TO SETTLE QUESTION Both Cities Ask Preferential Rates from Southern Oklahoma Points Packing Interests at Stake WICHITA FALLS Oct sentatives of the local railroads leave tonight for Saint Louis to attend the meeting of the Southwestern Tariff Bureau Tne Bureau will adjust the he state to hold exercises in every stock rntes from Southern Okla srade next Friday in opposition to the lioma points to Fort Worth and Okla homa City Both cities are asking pre ferential rates The conference will have sn important bearing on the pack option amendment to the consti iiition Local option leaders are indig nant and are strongly condemning Cameron jing liinse industries of both places Notice to Parents At a special meeting of the Abilene school board held at the office of Paul Hoppe this morning it was decided upon the recommendation of City Health Officer Cash to dismiss all pu pils who attenM school at the old high school building tomorrow Tues day and the next day in order that the building may be thoroughly fumigated This action was taken not because there is now or has ever been either an epidemic or any danger of an epidemic of disease but simply as an extra pre caution aganst such All cases of dip theria and scarlet fever that have oc curred in the city lately have been I turn for specialjudges is raised among pupils who attended this school are advised that the building will be so thoroughly fum igated that no diease germ of any des cription can survive The board also instructed the under signed to requite every pupil to pro Is Wanted Last Apprtprhv tlon Allowed a Year How It W1JI Be Used j AUSTIN Tex Oct roller today prepared the estimate of the needs of the Judiciary of the State for the next two fiscal year and estimates that it will take 1303 600 a year to run the judiciary while the last appropriation hill a year This does not elude the salaries and expenses of higher courts which run in separate items The judiciary item is the lar gestsingle item in the State approp riation bill For each year for the next two cal years the Comptroller estimate that it win take a year to paj the salaries of seventy district jud ges The last appropriation bill car ried a year for sixtynine dj trict judges The appropriation for the salaries of fortyfour District At torneys remains the same a year As before is askefl tar otic crirninaj Districti Attorney and is asked for the Assistant Dla trlct Attorney of Bexar County Jut before 6000 is asked for two district judges of criminal district courta For the fees and costs of Sheriffs clerks and attorneys in felony OMBT a year is asked instead of For the expenses of attach ed witnesses a year is instead of The appropria frora to while the appropria tion for fees of County Judges County Attorneys Justices of the Peace Sheriffs and Constables In examining trials remains the same a year Likewise the estimate calls for same appropriation of a year tai cure an individual drinking cup by Wed j pay the costs and office fees in nesday morning This requirement will be vigorously enforced and any pupil who fails to bring his own will not be allowed to enter school un til he gets one The city health officer iiiivised the board that there are only two cases of diphtheria and two of scarlet fever in Man Who Established Internatlnnnl of escheated estates Including suck cases in which costs and fees have al ready accrued and are owing by State REO CROSS FOUNDER DEAD be entire city J 11 BURNETT Superintendent City Schools October 31 1910 Noted Sculptor Dies Ry Associated Press LONDON Oct Davis Acton he sculptor died tcday lief OrimiJzntlon Passes Away In Switzerland By Associated Press GENEVA SW1TZERIAXD Oct Henri Dunart founder of the Interna tional Red Cross Association died last aight
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