Abilene Semi Weekly Reporter, May 3, 1912

Abilene Semi Weekly Reporter

May 03, 1912

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Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Newspaper) - May 3, 1912, Abilene, Texas YOUMIK XXXI ABILENE TEXAS FRIDAY MAY 3 1912 WELCOME DENTISTS OF TEXAS TO W IOINT 81 MILES SIMTII HICHKST EVER ItECHAl AT SIMONS Students of College Will llender Pro gram Friday iilirht at Chapel Heiflanlng at 8 Simmons College sttideuts will ren der tlie following program tomorrow alslt at the college chapel beginning at eight oclock Admission free am MISSISSIPPI RIVEK FKOM TORItAS a arn Invited and asked to prompt Palms Leybach Lillian Rhotun and Alite Collee t0 Matlie Matheson Sounds from the OybinerthaUWenze Rubiedick Kirby Bachmann Mary Adnnis Lela Clark Dry Those Tears Del Rieg Lita Mayes Vive r0 Mary Louise Parramore and Katlierine High Valse Op G4 No 2Chopl Edna Ross Regiment March Lela Cowden Berirtce McDonald 13 Increased Anxiety Is Heine Felt for Safety of is Supplying ItalloiiK In iXMMHl Homeless ISP EOTW CARS OF 1VKSTBOUM ii mmaiv TVXJIIE OFF TRACK JfKAR By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS U May Mississippi river from Torras to a thirty miles south or this city has more water in its hanks that was The Nightingales SongNevi ever known in the state before aiulj Beulah Burkett OvertureHerol Velna Neill Helen Howard Cnjus Anlmam HpssiniKnhi the waters now seem to he rising Increased anxiety s felt for th safely of die remaining levees in thi district Should they give way tin damage and the loss of life probably mount up into many tlious ands and it is feared lliat a large par of lie district near the river wouli he swept away should this occur Thirteen Parishes IHrllj The water which has come fron tlie great rise in tlie river now covers parts of tliirteeu Louisiana pfisbcs ranging in depth shallow pool lo streams of twentytwo feet deep liovcnimcul Supplying Jtutions The United States rovemment is supplying ninety thousand homeless Ijotiipiana people with valions until aJiS aVHte fiHilVW INo Some of Idle By Associated Press COLtTMHUS May Fnrmrrs in this section say that they could use some of the lahor of those who have hoeii made idle by the floods Second Line Levee Itrenks By Associated Press BATON ROUGE La May F cond line of levee protecting Hie big farm at Angela broko shorJy ttcinoon today and a five thousand acre plantation is inundated One thousand convicts are slaticued at Angela 1U President Steamship Company Who Hns Been Witness in Investiga lion Makes Statement By Associated Press1 NEW YORK May Bruce Is may president of the International Mercantile Company which owned the illfated Titanic sailed for England today At first President Ismay declined to talk but he then said I have no ill feeling against the Americaa public and I think that the investigation car ried out by he senate has been very thorough Beulah All dnd Maidens Fal Nevin Grace Sandefer Ethel Cathey Violin Night Holy Night BarnbyKro Elta Campbell MrsLewis Duet Marche Russe IGanne Mrs Siimmerhill Goldie Prince Beach March Sousa Knight Yera Tyson May Bulls Suits frowlnjr Out of Hail Storm Oreniviiisr tnplnn Sent o lieiormndiry Kills Former wife then Suicides By Associated Press DALLAS Tex May pistol in each hnnd Harry Habel today shot and killed Dora Greenburg his for mer wife who was employed in a lo al tailor shop and then walking into the streut shot himself dead Complimentary to the Texas Dental Association on Friday al Lyceum Theatre 1 rhorns Voices of the Wood Choral Club 2 Solo Carmsnu Miss Ethel Hall Piano Rhapsodic No 4 Liszt Miss Ixis Rogers Chorus dy Ohio Mrs Will Cox My Choral Club i Solo MayUme Mrs Henry Timts 7 in D Miss 1 jfjis logers S Solo raiyn Dew Roallie M Afxs Chori Miss Louise who wi first prize In layeffcakn at till Fi C I SV V flHMJ Judge Bledsoes court is going ihead with business both civil and iminal cases being considered In addition lo eight juvenile cases 3f miror importance having been ae ed ujion one boy J J Howington ried on a chrage of burglary anil giv n an indeterminate term In the State leformatory at Gatesville Tlie boy was convicted ot burglar zing J1 Johnsons residence here oroe time ago and his term may he fixed at from two to five years accord 11 g to his behavior etc Civil Cases The case of the J L Andrews and Eci S Hughes vs H H Rogers resul ed in a verdict for the plaintiffs for amount sued for On trial E S Kean vs Commercial Union Insurance So suit on policy There are quite a number of these to be tried in the county court and a number already disposed of in justice and District courts Ernest Kiirth and wife and baby left Wednesday morning for their borne at Lufldn after spending a week here with Mrs Kurths family Capt end MrsW C Kinsolving E W Pollock and daughter Miss Mary came in from the Shep country Wednesday morning Misa Mary will stand examination for teachers cert ificate 1 R Nothory and wife are back from a trip to Galveston Mrs Ellis Doiiclilt of Sweetwater is ill the city Itankc The Abilene in meet the S 7 M Williams left this morning for Saturday nfterno Wreck Occurred Willie Train Was Crossing Spring Creek Bridge anil About Fifty Feet of Bridge was Torn Viiss A Westbound T Pthrough freight was badly wrecked at mile post 33 two miles East of Eljndale at 11 oclock last night twelve cars going into tht ditch smashing cars and earing away about fifty feet of bridge timbers ove Spring creek Fortunately no one was injured an the cars were not as bad I jtorn up a usual In such disasters In the wreckage lies five cars beer three of merchandise one o Jlass jars one of tin cans one of col rugated iron and one of stoves Cars went off on each side of tb track and strange to relate althoug he wreck occurred while crossing th bridge one car went off just at the the approach and another at the Wes end nt tiie bridge but none went int he creek The engine and seven car had passed the place where th wreck occurVty safely and the caboos and car in front of it also failed t go off The wrecker passed throug JAMES LEWIS CHOICK OP ijiK DEMOCRATS FOH SENATOR and having1 two derrickssoon clearei the track so that trains could crps over the train containing about tw nmdred delegates to the state Denta meet having to lie over at Baird unti 1 oclock ad it was 1 oclock thi ifternoon before the party reachei his city Headmaster R B Martin says thej vlll go at work in earnest to pick u he wrecked cars this afternoon The railroad yards here last nigh and this morning were crowded with ngines and trains waiting togel hrough and a more disgusted sei f passengers one rarely sees were thosewho wSndered over town for ours and hours waiting to get out of own The cause of the wreck is unknown ays roadmaster Afartin but it is be ng investigated thoroughly by the ailroad authorities Some of the track is in bad condi on down there and orders were issued o train conductors to rim only three miles an hour coming over a stretch f four miles which was partly the ause of the delay in the train reacti ng this city BILL ISAGREED TO ivers and Harbors Measure Approved by Senate Carries Large Appro Incdrfeot y Associated Press WASHINGTON May Carrying gilt million sixtyfour thousand and n dollars in addition to the House ppropriations the rivers and harbors 11 aggregating more than three mil ous of dollars has been agreed to by he Senate committee The increase wjll include sixty thou and dollars waterway between he Brazos Te xas To TayloffflHiity On accoint Jf for nearly unable to con i Mriliss but I hope I will vo t nue e mjt u De ion be fddie oter In Tailor ry adv flig Sprivnx io look into his contract for building a brick building there Miss Evelyn Woodward left for home Wednesday after a visit to the family of Rev B Kennedy and Matagorda Bay FIRST SKSSIOX IXVKSTK ATIOX iVTO DISASTER IS STARTED THIS CHICAGO Hamiltoi Irfwis who was the choice of Jllinoi Democrats for United States Senato at the recent primaries believes tha his chances of going to the senate ar bright He declaresthat the Derno crats will control theinext legislature in which event his election would fol low If the legislature IE Republlcai Lawrence Y Sherman will be Senato Culloms successor IresldeiM Stlmfr of Kaly tltut Freeman of Visit the Chiiilal By Associaieti Trass AUSTIN TexMay pres eite here in this city toavil Prsi Cjas Hi Schaff of ilie Missouri Kansas Texas railroaa and Presi dent T K Freeman of Interaiuional Great Northern has started a rumoi to the effect that work is to be begun on theproposed Katy branch fron this city to Loclchart soon iXAMISER E L GalbreRfli is Chnrgeil with Mis appropriation of Bank Funds By Associated Press CINCINNATI 0 May L Gal reath former president of the Second National Bank ot tills city was ar rested here today charged with the nisapproprialion of thirty thousand dollars of bank funds to his own 113 FTo was once a Eedcral bank examin er Inquiry Is Exuerled to Cover Same irounil As hers Bar Present He in Logical Order Called to Order Promptly at A M Today by President H M Dav ison at Lyceum Theatre Hy Associated Press LONDON Eng May firs sussion of the nmulry which will b carried into effect by the Britis Loard of Trade into the loss oC tl Wliite Star Hirer Titanic Momfe morning April 15 off Cape Race Ne Founillanil in which more than a tho rand were drosvned many them uf prominence here and abroa begun heer this morning Only Spectatuis 1rcseiit When the rioors of the hall which the inquiry will be held wer opened instead of u great throng thosK who were anxious to hear wha would be said by witnesses in the stories of the greatest of all sea tra edies it was found that only a sma number were waiting to gain admi lance It is estimated there wer slightly more than one hundred s tutors present the majority of thes being women Will Coyer AhtMt Siiiue Grounds will fig liial by the Board of Trade it Is expecte wHl not likely reveal anything sens tional but will cover practically th same grounds as those of the invest gallon of the United States senate Members of Bar In Attendance One hundred members of the bar o England representing interests tha are involved in the probe of the Boa of Trade were present this mornin In a body Reference to American Imcstlgiitlo There one reference made i this mornings proceedings to the in vestigation that has been mado By tb United States It was in the fornio an announcement thsit in consequent of the detention of witnesses in thi United States the testimony liere could not be in a logical order FILES SI irliiican Senator Busy Trying to Find Tno Alleged Tiuuiir y Associated Press WASHINGTON May Smith of the Senate committee inves tigating the Titanic disaster is hert today inquiring into the report that out in the bigjthe news of the disaster reached New I aim to see every ttnty if 1 can Yours r HUii IOSON iers Base i ColeRo team at fourIokici oniliy Yorg the morning of April Fifteenth Sen Smith said that he was look ing for two messages one reported to have been received at tlie Jlarconi Wireless office bore and another the Western Union by Cartoonist Dies Today Associated Press the College Campus is the first NEW YORK May Daven game this season the bankers have port he cartoonist died here today made their ipiiearanoe anl the many of pnMimonia Abilene fana who stron on the bankers will have the opportunity to see them TKe liu up with Wi spoon and Green mifcl E M C Ohib Friday Attorney General IVickersham diaries UiidcrViilnatlons of Sugar Im ports liy Company By Associated Press NEW YORK May Gen eral Wickersham filed a suit here to day against tile Federal Sugar Refin ing Company for one hundred thous and dollars It is alleged that this company has represented undervaluations in under weighing of sugar imports Message was Received We know positively said Senator Smith That a wireless message was received by the White Star line at two thirtytwo oclock Monday morning April 15 telling of the serious char acter of the wreck of the Titanic and that Vice President Franklin cabled it to Liverpool A full report will be made to the senate on this matter Sen Smith said that he did hot at tempt to single out for prosecution anyone who was responsible for the disaster Freight Wreck on T P Nine Miles East of Abilene Delayed Majority of Delegates in Reaching Abilene for the Opening Session but all is Well Now and the Goose Hangs High The Thirtysecond Annual session of the TCIXUE State Dental Association was called to order at ten oclock tbia morning at the Lyceum Theater by the President Dr H M Davjaon of Hub bard Texas with Secretary and Treasurer Dr 7 G Fife of Dallas at his desk On account of a freight wreck on the Texas Pavlftc and the delay of the special train carried the major ity ofvthe members of the Association there were only about 75 present at the exercises The program was beaded with a most delightfui number Youre ae Welcome tui the tlowera If May1 Nties EfhelThenhhe MlwMvjr Brown Mrs C M and as each person entered the building a beautiful rose was pinned upon them The invocation was given by Rev A W Hall of the First Methodistchurch in amost fervent prayer that the meet ing should have the blessings of al mighty God upon Its deliberations and its work Mayor B N Kirby that prince of good fellows then delivered in his own splendid way the address of wel come The Mayor said that It was a eculiar joy to welcome the members of the Association to the city He said that the flowers had hurried from he blighting winds ofwinter in or der to bloom and give pleasure to the joming to our city of the noble men who compose the Texas State Denta Association He turned the keys of lie city over to the visitors in a most appy fashion and assured them that hey were to manage Abilene during heir stay In our midst George Anderson in behalf of tho hamber of Commerce also welcomed le Association to the city Dr J A FusSell President of the Vest Texas Dental Association in a lost pleasing address on behalfof tlon recess was taken until oclock P M and an opportunity giv en for the payment of dues by mem bers present An Amusing Incident Dr C M McCauiey received a tele gram this morning from seevral mem bers of tho Texas Dental Association who were on the delayed T P train informing him that they had decided to hold themeeting at Baird as Abilene was inaccessible The messase pro voked considerable merriment when read Delayed Train Arrives The T p train due here this moining at oclock which pulled carried members of the Dental Association reached Abilene at 1 00 p m and delegates aiumber ing about two hundred poured into the convention hall The following pro gram was carried out this afternoon Afternoon Seuion 2 p m 1 Heading business minutes of last convention 2 Roll call of members 3 Report of Secretary and Treas urer 4 Report of Executive Committee 5 Report of Board Of Censors and balloting for candidates 6 Presentation of buttons and COE ferrjng degree of good fellowship on Dis J L Buchanan Frank Foreman Pitt S Turner and L P Robertson Report of the Legislative Com mittee on its efforts to secure dental services in the Eleemosynary Insti tutes of Texas by Dr Bush ihairman S Reports of local arrangements ind entertainment committee by lrs W c Neal and C M McCauiey A fund for aged and unfortunate dtntists by Dr John E Story Beau nont Discussion opened by Dr C S Cartwiigbt Van Alstyce 10 Local Anesthesia by Dr R C Cooley Houston representing the le Dentists of the District welcomed I Houston Dental Society le coming of the members of the exas State Dental Association to wes erri Texas He said that itis the wish f his Association that the present eeling may be the greatest in the istbry of the State Association anjl lat every Dentist in the district will o all in their power to make it prove be meeting Dr J A Fussell of Cisco was ask d to act as Vice President Dr Guy Morgan of Paris bo was to have responded to the elcome addresses being on the de yed train and not being present Dr P Robertson of Martin was asked respond and in a most happy way ade the Abilene people ppd the mem ers of the West Texas Dental Asso ation to feel that the visitors appro opened by Dr Perry C Baird Dallas and TJr C M McCauley Abilene 11 Aechordentures by G Walter Staples Dallas representing the Dal las Dental Society Discussion open ed by Dr L P Roberts of Marlin 12 Antiseptic and Perfect Root Fillings and Who Makes Them by Dr A B Carter Bryan representing the Central Texas Dental Society cussion opened by Dr J M Murphy Temple 13 Autogenous Vaccines is Treatment Of Pyorrhoea Alveolaris by J B Robinson Jf O Temple Dis cussion opened by Dr Julian Smith Austin 14 VSome Office and Laboratory Hints by Dr II L Pearson Ciarks ville Discussion opened by Dr J L First Wctlimlisl SiiiHlny Scliooi fictile Called Off After consultationand enquiry we 1 Hurt so riny class picnics prior en gagements and ether matters detaining ated the cordial welcome they have Buchanan Bonham Dr Robertson said that be 15 The Dentists Duty to His Pro ad already taken the advice of Mayfession by Dr A N Harkrtder Snv der representing the Weal Texas Der Ill Society Discussion by Dr T L Wesferfield Dallas 16 Pnycotheraphy in Dents Prac r Kirby and had forgotten that there was any place in Texas except Abi lene Hon W P Mohaftey on behalf of he K of P Lodge tendered the visi tors the use of the Ch b rooms of the Locgs snd invited all of the visitinc tire by Dr Wm J Sehlosser San Antonio representing Southwestern Dental Association Discussion opon KniRhts to attend the meeting of tliejcd by Pr iiiiin E Storoy Heanmont at the Hall tonight so many membtrs of the Sunday school The next number The Dawn The we have decided it best to postpone View was a vocal solo by Mrs Mack the Picnic until another Saturday to I Alexander which was rendered In r announced later All committees last vrnr ind will uppea in tomorrows F W Ohatflcld arrived this morning paper In look after a lawsuit against an In Pai S f lasrv Flint on The Elizabeth Memorial church clubjvemuin as will meet Friday afternoon at oclock at Uie Rector All members are urged to be present they were announced Reporter to serve A HALL 7T T T1LLETT Snpt in Nigh Session p m The following is tile program for tonights session 1 Report as to location and ar effectlve manner in her clear jranxenHtit for Clinics by Dr J O sweet voice She was heartily Hal chairman later cored and kindly responded with ni2 Report of oonimittec on presi other number which was greatly endents address and eltacnsslon of sanu joyed s Report o split to fle On account of the absence cf so iiiy of infMvlws tinAsw ffontlmnd fin pasn fwv ;