Abilene Semi Weekly Farm Reporter, January 6, 1911

Abilene Semi Weekly Farm Reporter

January 06, 1911

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Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - January 6, 1911, Abilene, Texas ABILENE SEMIWEEKLY FARM REPORTER VOLUME YXXI JBILKSE TEXAS FK11MY JANUARY NUK0EK lYIERNATIONAL AVIATORS SAY TEXAS OZONE IS PERFECT FOR HIGH FLUNG FRISBIES DAMAGED Irish llirdiiian Failed to Smootli Jiot Hurt llie Program for Today Includes nil Sorts of Thrilling Exhibitions I 0 o o o o a 0 a o o o 0 WHITE CAP RAIDS Special to the Reporter CORSICANA Ian John Cillery of Rice a small town near Corsicanu was arrested today in Smith county on a charge of particlvating In 0 white can raids He made 1 bond and was released pending O trial This makes twentytwo arrests for alleged white caping 0 following a wholesale batch of 0 0 a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 indictments returned by the Na C 0 varro county grand jury The 0 officers have been making close 0 0 investigations into the purpor 0 ted raids for several months BpKoiul 10 the Reporter DALLAS Jan With the temperi ature above freezing and the wind blowing less than fifteen miles an aeroplane weather in other the second days prog ram of tibe aviation meet In progress hero was liigiiii ii the Fair Grounds this Records Will be Sought Efforts will be made this afternoon to suush all previous altitude records This means that the birdmen mustj mountj to si luight of more than elevj en thousand Ret in ordef to eelipse the Bj A PARTY OF PLEASURE SEEKERS DOWN EMBANKMENT FIFTY ItABLY HURT Press record made by Rvch Hoxsey at IMS QUEBNSTOAVN SOUTH AFRICA Angeles when he flew up 11474 feet Temperature Ideal The temperature is ideal for alti tude flying said Charles K Hamilton leader oif the international band it is even more auspicious than at Los An geles I am confident that one of our number will hang up a r will stand for months if not years j Machines in Perfect Condition Six machines representing fcur dif Jan persons were killed and forty or fi others suffered se rious possibly fatal injuries in a pas senger wreck near Natheart Cape Colony today It is feared that sev eral bodies are buried under the de bris which will increase the death ecord that iist to Possibly twenty Loaded With Pleasure Seekers The train wasloaded with pleasure seekers when it left the rails and rolled down a steep embankment Ev iferent styles of aeroplanes were given j ery coach eft the track An investj a thorough overhauling this morning i gallon has been ordered and declared to be in perfect condij tiou The hangers are open to the lie during txhihliion hours and eageri crowd may always be found eageri gathered around tihe workshops of the aviators Program For the Bay Todays program has ed as follows Simon in a Bleriot monoplane and i Hamilton and Frisbie in biplanes alt REPORT OF ENGINEERS Reclamation Projects In Texas Arc McntiOKied In Will Be Enormous tude flights i Garros and Frisbie cross country race Hmilton aud Simon short speed con tests Five mile race between monoplane and biplane Frlsbics Machine Damaged Frisbies biplane which fell from a short altitude yesterday and suffered damage is being repaired today and will he entered in the afternoons dash i es Frisbie may try out his experi ment of making a parachutie drop to the earth from Barros machine when at an altitudeof four hundred feet He claims the idea is feasable that By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan Taft submitted to congress today a report from the special board of army engineers appointed to examine the various reclamation projects on which work has been started by the govern ment and to recommend which shall share the certificate of in debtedness Texas ProjectsRecommended Among the recommendations by the received the approval of were the Rio Grande New Mexico Texas and Mexico pro jects entailing an approximate expen i ELWSHOTEL ROBBED BURGLAR SECURES the only danger lies in the ability of dlture Qf jibe man at the wheel to keep his ma chine steady after the drop Simon Gave First Flight Hene Simon the graceful Frenchi man gave the first flight yesterday At p m Simon rose from the field in his Bleriot monoplane and soared soutih over the field and grand stand at an altitude of five hundred feet He circled the course three j times at this height Gliding to within j one hundred feel of the ground Simon j swept in front of the grandstand and then bore off to the northeast of the Lone Highwayniau Pulls Revolver On Negro Porter Forces Black To Deliver Keys Safe WANDE10NG DIRIGIBLE PASSES OVER BELIEVED LOST GRACES GOGGLES PICKED UP German Fishing Steamer Finds Por tions Equipment of IllFatcd Cecil Abandoned GaCe Likely Lost Life in North Sea By Associated Press GOVERNORELECT SENDS ANOTH ER BOMBSHELL IS MIDST OF THE STATE OFFICIALS WILL ASK FOR NEW STATUTE Providing That Terms of State Offices Will Close With the Outgoing of Each Be Stoutly Resisted Special to The Reporter BERLIN Germany Jan dis AUSTIN Jan contest of large latch from Copenhagen reports that a balloon supposed to be that of the German Heldebrand who has been missing since December 29 and has long sines been given up as dead passed over Hoegauecs Sweden last night It was taking a southwesterly direction and proceeding at the rate No liy Associated Press 0 NEW ORLEANS Jau 5 O Is believed by cotton grow 0 ers of this state that the unusii 0 al cold weather of the past few 0 0 days lyeans death to the boll 0 0 weevil who has made such dis 0 0 astrous ravages in the cotton 0 crops for several years Re 0 0 ports from many parts of the 0 0 the state express belief that the 0 0 boll weevil is doomed if the 0 0 present cold weather will con 0 0 tinue The most effective cure 0 0 for the weevil seems to be cold 0 0 weather and no rainfall 0 P 0 0 0 00 0 0700 0j 0 0 0 proportions loomed up today when it became generally known that GOVJJ norelect Colquitt who goes into of fice January 17 will request the next legislature when it meets here next week to enact a law terminating the tenure of office of every state official who holds his position by appoint ment with the close of each adminis tration Such a proposed statute is of about twenty miles an hour passengers were visible A search for the balloon will at novei and quite a departure from once be instituted Prominent legislation but Mr Colquitt loonists have announced their quoted saying that it will be iress to pursue the derelict in the hope come a law that Heldebrand possibly fainting Lively Flglit Promised from the cold is in the bottom of the Under tne aw figUs between tUe and appointees of Campbell are expected Pension basket the illfated pressed alive is ex Graces Goggles Found BRUSSELS Jan Aero club today received a dispatch from the pre sident of the Ostend Aero Club sta ting that an aviators cap and goggles believed to have been worn by Cecil j Grace have been picked up at sea commissioner Bolmes declares his of fice continues until January this year Commissioner Dashiel claims that his term does not expire until next January STUDENTS OF ST JOSEPHS AT iUANBURY QUEBEC DRIVEN JVM BITING GALE PACKETS OF ill PACIFIC LIMITED ROBBEB BY 2 MASKED MEBt IK SEATTLE WASH crko on the Belgian coast by a fish ing steamer and was reported to the president of the Ostend club They t is believed will surren their offices without a legal Strug gle That will take sides andfight the matter The discovery was made off Moriak1 1 out is the popular expectation Offices May be Moved It was reliably reported today that will be sent here in order that aviaUl oftlteof state insurance actuary torswho were intimately acquainted wl Probably be removed fromDallas with Grace may identify them if they to shortly E B Roulct who By Associated Press GRANBURYf QUEBEC In an early hour today fire routed out forty studentp of St Josephs College while tile temperature was twtnty five de grees below zero The institution was completely destroyed entailing a pro perty loss estimated at between forty and fifty thousand One Man Fatally Injured A Christian brother jumped from a jtlln1 story window aivl wit fatally In incoming legislature ti3 flilrei that ther casrl MAIL CLERK SHOT IN MOUTH Is Seriously Injured Officers Hotly Trail of Robbers Believe They are Still In Seattle Hiding Out No Arrests are Reported By Associated Press SATTLE WASH Jan Uoe of this cits are confident that taol two men who robbed the mail car of j the Northern Pacific North Coast TJmI Ited passenger as it was leaving SeiT attle last night and shoti and serlouBljrl wounded Harry Clark one of the clerks are still in Seattle in hiding The authorities have been on the case since the robbery and have securj ed evidence leading to tine belief that immodiatcly after committing the robj bery the barjits fled to a resort In Seattle where they are being secreted j by friends All outgoing tralng will j be closely watched Clark Shot in the Month An investigation into the extent of the robbery shows that little valuable registered packages was itoj len Mail clerk Clark made his reI port while Wood was dripping from his month and spattering on his Pa pers He was shot In the face Doc tors say he may recover tics iccuiYci iiiikowi Origin Jf i Vizo Is belonged to him Grace disappeared in a fog during an attempt to fly the English channel It is believed Lliat ne fell into the North Sea and was drowned although no traces of his machine have been found OLD ALABAMA IN GOOD SHAPE Too Much Rain for Cotton lint Corn and Small Grain Crops are Best In Years is in charge of the Dallas office which employs sixty clerks and the increas ed by the State Fire Rating Board will make it necessary for the Actuary to keep in closer touch with the State Department f H Hammock Abilenes whole sale and retail furniture man accom panied by Mrs Hammock retjurned Tuesday evening from a ten days visit to their old home relatives and friends near Montgomery Alabama and bar ring the cold weather report a very pleasant trip Mr Hammock left there about 12 years ago and since then he says Montgomery has grown until it is now one of the leading wholesale cen ters of the south The 2ity and coun ty have spent on streets and public roads throughout the country and farms that were hardly worth paying taxes on when I left there are now worth thousands o dollars nad this was all brought about by reason of graded roads and a better under standing as to how to make 25 bushels Luhor am Protection Florida TimesUnion The government has advertised for bids for two revenue cutters to1 cost not more than each and to be built with labor working j only eigbii hours a day Not a ship building establishment in the coun try has made a bid the reason ifor their refusal being that part of the contract thati provides that the labor shall not work more han eight hours per day When protectionists ask that the I people be taxed in their interests they say it is in the interest of their work ing men The working man has been held up as the chief rccpcnt of the tariBf favors though these favors go directjy to the employers of labor It is taken for granted that the employ ers will hand down everything except a reasonable profit to their employes But the highest protected business in the whole list is that of ship build ing The siilp builders are protected j by the absolute prohibition of all ANTIORIENTAL PROTEST HAS EXCITED HONOLULU American Lawyer Calls on Japanese School Teacher to Resign Citizens Take Sides FIRE LOSS IS HONOLULU Jan advertise ment published in a local newspaper by attorney Llghtfoot calling on the citizens to hold a mass meeting to pro test against the employment In the Cential Grammer school here at Miss Mlanuito a young Japanese woman lias caused a high state of excitement When Miss Miamoto read the adver tisement she immediately tendered her resignation to the board of trustees All of her pupils sided with her and many of the city severely criticised Lightfoot for his action in the matter Publit opinion seems to bo divided Miss Miamolp speaks writes and reads the English lang guage fluently Business Section of Smiley Small Town Near Goniales Out Origin Unknown Special to The Reporter GONZALES Jan in business section of Smiley near here at an early hour this morning wiped out a large area of business and caused a property loss of about Following arc tihe heaviest loSMi i sustained Smiley Mercantile Co Sample drug store Smiley Reflector Saver blacksmith shop The origin is unknown but offlceni will investigate Pension Caused Killing By Associated Press OREGON CITY Ore Jan 5 Beebe aged 11 years and his brother aged 80 is in jail here suffering from severe wounds and charged with mur der in connection with Hirams death The killing it is stated came up over the matter of a pension I FIJttE AT CKISP EARTHQUAKE WIPED OUT TWO FLOURISHING TOWNS of corn where only one was gathered built ships cannot be admitted to under the pldume way of farming American registry on payment of 40 competition from abroad Foreign1 Russian Cities of 5000 BL PASO Jail lone highway field1 to a distance of nearly a mile I man at the poiut of a revolver last Returning he g4ided gracefully andnight forced the porter ot the Angelus saifelv to the earth The crowd roared liotel to deliver up Jie keys to the safe mules and cattle in demand and sell its appreciation at his clever performland after securing a thousand dollars ing at ifancy prices the country is in declares Mr Hammock Owing to too much rain in the early spring and summer the cotton crop there was short but the best corn crop for years and with plenty of hose its appreciation ance Simon was in the air 6 minutes leaving no and 51 seconds fine shape he says LOlffiWOKTH SfTBMITS BILL may be heavier when a fuller investi Jgation is made i Six ThonsiHwl Overlooked I The hotel lost and guests who Ohio Congressman Want A theirvaluables ta safety deposit ncnt Tariff Board Appointed with Enough Power to Act By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan tariff I i boxes suffered the other losses Six thousand dollars in one drawer was overlooked i City detectives who are at work on the case say it was one of the boldest thig clty commission bill providing for the sccurlnK the kcys to the safe pointpieni of a permanent board calmly opcncd t and sftin powers to make it thoroughly ollt of 1K bHilding with the swag tive and efficient iras introduced in the House by Representative long STOCK MARKET worth of Ohio today after a confer1 Mice with President Taft and tie inj s1K0ia1 to The Reporter Republicans j FORT WORTH Jan Cattle re Tiiwbill would make the board 2700 calves 500 hogs 1600 tifularly effective in investigations ghcpp GOO Step ra strong higher tops Ixmirworth declared he expects cows steady tops calves prompt and favorable committee rcptcndy tops hogs lower tops port Not withstanding the cold on Tues day night last the Brotherhood of American Yeomen held its first meet ing of the new year and installed its officers under the auspices of Archer H H of Dallas who is state for the Association Th3 was an open meeting and many riends of the Abilene Ywmcn enjoy cJ ie imposing ceremoni3 is well rr I c hin refreshmeiiis good of the irii Charles Davis has returned to the State University in which institution he is a sophomore after spending Christmas here with his sisters Mrs D Scarborough and Mrs W H Haskell Russell is back from Dallas after an absence of several months and will spend the winter with his par ents here Leveled to Ground Lake Formed on the Site or 100 or 1000 per cent duties They j are not admitted all all American builders can charge whatever they please for ships that fly the American flag But there is not a ship building concern in the United States protect ed as it is by absolute prohibition of foreign competition that will bid on these contracts that require them to work the men engaged on them only eight hours a day This is one of the many proofs and ST PETERSBURG RUSSIA Jan 0 Building and Mercantile Stock Art Losses Are Hurt Special to The Reporter x BNNIS Jan this morning at Crisp four miles easti of here trofed the building and mercantile stock owned by J F Sims The post office which was located in the build ing was also burned An explosion ot a lamp started the blaze Sims was badly burned in fight Each city had about five thousand the clearest one that the inhabitants and all of these at least highly protected industries do not greater portion are believed to divide with their employes They j have met Telegraph commijui take all the benefits the tariff gives cntjon ja stm iadly interrupted derived from the tax1 ation of all the people and give their employes no more than the latter can force out of them The ieda of a tariff for the benefit of la bor Is a colossal humbug ELKINS BE BURIED SUNDAY message from Tashkent Russian j ing the flames The loss is placed Turkeystan received here today says j fifteen thousand dollars rumors have been confirmed to effect that tihe towns of Prxhepalskj and and Pisphek in the territory K Semiryetchensk were completely des troyed by Wednesdays earthquake and that a lake has formed on tihe site of the former city Futiwral Serrfces of Late Senator Be Had Elklns W Simple Affair EUCINS W Va Jan It has been decided that the funeraJ of the late Senator Elklns will take place aere next Su8ay Interment be In J A Morse and wife of North Abi lene left last night ati midnight for Dallas to visit relatives and take in the aviation meet IT S Deputy Marshal U U Peevey left today for Cisco on a brief business trip Dallas Fire Insurance Rate AUSTIN Jan fire insur ance rates seem to be an uncertain quantity The key rate was raised j Tom ilc to 7fc Nov 11 reduced to 34c j Tthe Maplewood cemetery not far from Halliehurst his residence where he spent so much time A special train bearing the body is expected here Sun day JIESSENOKR BOY KILLED Jan Ietts eo 24 and today theState Insurance aged sixteen years a telegraph roes Board received notice that effective senger hoy was killed this morning Jan1 it had ngain been raised to i when the bicycle on which he has There was added penaltiy of 25c for 50 per cent deficiency in the waior pressure but the credits were iucrnsd 4c A new rate was re for Stamford of COc riding was knocked ten feet by street ear on a downtown street The head was crushed In the fall was caused by concussion of brain ;