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Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Newspaper) - December 10, 1912, Abilene, Texas VOL XXXI ABILENE TEXAS TUESDAY DECEMBER 101912 MJIKKU IK 1912 IHIOK TO IIKC i CH4H Bulletin Jives tiiuniiiKs for Tliis Stitl liis I line ill Ilirlcs with 717i In 19U By Associated Press WASIllXCTOX Deo Tinsixth ration ginning reiiort of the Census Unreal for the season issued at It oclock this morning anoiinred that nS bales of cotton counting round as half bales of the growth of Iitl2 hail boon ginned prior to Sunday December 1 to date during the past seven years the ginning aver aged S22 per cent of the entire crop Last year to December there had been ginned hales or S24 per cent of the entire crop in inns to that date linOSOGI hales or SM pnr cent and in 1000 to that date 10027 SlK bales or 772 per cent Included in the giiinings were 7ft Iii7 roivnd bales compared with s79 bales last year 10171S bales in 1010 bales in inon and 201ISO bales in 1908 The number or Sea Island cotton bales included were compared wiib bales last year 77Tin bal es in and CSIIM bales in IflOS Ginnings prior to December 1 by States with comparisons for last vrar and otber big crop and the percentage of the entire crop Binned prior to thai late in those years fol low SENATOR WORKS SPEAKS ON RE SOLUTION ABOUT OFFICE OF PRESIDENT Slates ALAIiAMA Year Ginnings Per C AHKAXSAS FIORinA OKORG1A LOriRIAXA 11111 1 IOS lilflti li OS mot 1912 1011 inos MISSISSIPPI 1912 1011 IftrtS KiOll XORTI1 CAROLINA IM 2 1911 190S 190R S1SSG2 12i7fi77 1H07S7fl nripiG OKLAHOMA 1912 1IH1 inns riOVSt iniiG SOUTH CAROLINA 1S12 1041221 1011 1310nr3 IMS iomrisn IMG 7fi97sr ini2 inn 100S in ic TEXAS 1912 1911 190S OTHER STATES 1912 1911 IflOS 190C 2HS721 iflrt7fl 279GS4 1S4242 4SOS760 32r70fl1 744 S37 C29 mr sso S2 nnots G42 rroin vrir rl1 The ginnings of Sea Island cotton prior to December 1 by states fol low Years Florida Georgia 1112 I7S2G 2ri7nG 1911 43 IM 12140 S Caro 1C9 S10 Sf22 K3I9 John Im so happy7 Are yon dear Im glad to bear that Yon ought lo be happy Yon have every thing to make you so Mrs Wil kinson was here this afternoon and said her baby looked so much like me that no one would believe yon vero any relation to KeeordHeralrt That man who comes to see ou is certainly a live one Yes he t a live one all right but lies dead in love Houston Pest I understand that a number of wo men have learned to smoke eigart said the frivolous observer I dont believe it replied Mr Meekton kind of cigars women bny could Slar Declares That He and Progressive Party Should Never Have Affili ated Themselves With Perkins and Others WARIIIXGTOX Dec In a speech todav in the Somite upon his resolu tion for a constitutional amendment that wonld provide a single six year presidential term Senator Works of Cal indentified since his entry into the senate with tiie Progressive Re publican faction made a strong crit icism of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive party for their affilia tion with George W Perkins and oth representatives of large corpora ions Senator Works denared that both Roosevelt and Taft deserved defeat le asserted tlmt Roosevelt when President had withheld action against lie Harvester trust with the natural result that Mr Perkins had been one ibe chief Roosevelt backers in the fight this year for the Progressive oininatioti and witii equal emptra s he declared that President Tart lad lost the respeei and good will of many good people by going upon he stump against Col Roosevelt Ihe attack upon Roosevelt came in ronneetion with Senator Works as mlion that the Presidents office had iceu used to prevent adverse action igainst corporations are not without evidence of he effect of sieh action on suoeoid np elections said Senator Tiie great Harvester trust one of he and most oppressive of its was signally favored by Mr loosovelt wiien President ill this re spect It was not prosecuted for viu atiotl of the Sherman antitrust law Kmisevelt ordered otherwise What ilie natural result When Xooscvelr acain a candidate ieorg W Perkins became his ardent supporter and chief financial backer Vrkius was largely interested in he larvester trust Perkins Knew by ictual demonstration that His com mny would he safe against just pros if Roosevelt were elected an ess he should change his mind And K would much less likely change tiis cws if tlte Harvester trust or its should lend him their support I am not saying that Mr RooLe elt acted out of improper motives n dealing with the Harvester trust ir the Steel trust He may have been crfectly satisfied that the course tu on by him was the proper and just onrse I call attention to these in stances of presidential favor auu what ollowed them as illustrating the pov that exists in the hands of a prep dent in his first term to secure his lection to a second term Facts brought out in the sensational nvestigation of campaign expendi nrcs were cited by Senator Works o show the extent to which truiiis ind their millionaire stockholders1 lad contribulecl to campaign contri butions He declared that privilege seeking corporations support the pub ic official who will grant them priv ileges The investigation of campaign con tributions lately had has expressed sonic of the darkest pases of the po litical history of the country he continued it has revealed the un pleasant facts that the money used Tor campaign purposes both by Re publicans and Democrats in past years was supplied almost wholly by men interested in the large corpora tions that were amendable to punish ment under the antitrust law The new Progressive party was tainted in the very beginning by pat ting itself in the hands of the same ntorestsIt was managed and fi nanced by promoters corrnptionisls and trust magnates In all these cases money was contributed to secure the lection of a man who if elected wonld be entrusted with the power of determining conclusively whether or not they should be prosecuted mailer whether it was so un derstood or not it was nothing more or less than buying immunity from such prosecution They very natur ally reasoned that the man who ac cepted their money to secure his el ection would not use the power their money had given him to punish them for making that money unlawfully Semttor Works referred to the so called Harriman contribution in the campaign fund of IDOL a fund which Harriman said Roosevelt had asked him to raise but which Col Roose velt had testified was raised on rinrins own initiative It is not very material which wa right or which was said Sen ator Works Harriman received reward whether the money was rais ed for that purpose or not Suits by the Government were at that very time pending against some of his compan ies and after hU contribution they c TliH GKNTLKMAiVLY IOLICK OF MUNICH CMMISSIOXIOR COHRESPOXD IXG TO OUR IXSPECTOR DIVIS IOX OF FUHUC SAFETY The Uoyal Police Department ot Munich noted throughout the Conti lent for the intelligence and efficiency its personnel is matle up o u jatrol force and a detective division The executive the pa rol force is as follows First Grade Executive iresident I police director 1 jo counsels 1 government as sessors S district assessors 2 cash r 1 executive secretaries dis iel commissioners 24 safety cotn nissioners 3S court attorneys 7 po ice secretary 911 nurse arrest snperintendent 1 riding master 1 servant 47 printers 2 arrest war len 11 assistinl lo nurse 1 Second grade Patrol najor 1 police captain 1 lieuten SUPERIOR OFFICER IX THE SERVICE UXIFORJI OF THE ROYAL POLICE grand patrol ants 2 complaint officer sergeants 18 sergeants 1tir men 77r sergeant 1 TwentyFour district and twenty two safety commissioners are provid ed with tree narters The other six teen receive a rent compensation ot 720 marks annually The city of Mun ich is about the same size as Hoston Mass the population at present being in excess of 620000 3agged Four Saturday Give Banquet During the Holidays vere dismissed His roads were oth rwise favored by the President that lis money helped to elect A single presidential term Senator Yorks declared would prevent the ise of patronage and the power of ijftiee in the way it is now used and vould remove the opportunity a pres dent now lias to grant favors or in lict punishment upon campaign riends or enemies lie urged that campaign contribu ions homade only by the state or nation declaring that lurge campaign unds however raised are a danger ous menace to the free institutions of he country The advocacy by the incnmbant of lis own reelection in the late cam laign led to the most shameful eam laigu of crimination and recrimina ion between the president and ex ircsident that this country has ever witnessed Senator Works continued Doth of these candidates were over whelmingly defeated They both de served defeat for this reason if for no other The conduct of Roosevelt was particularly reprehensible His vicious assaults on the president made it imperative for the latter in his es timation and that of his friends to neet on the stump the charges made igainst him It was a fatal mistakeIt lost him he respect and good will of many peo ple He put himself on a level with his distractor and thus lowered his dignity nml that of his office to no purpose How mnch better it would have been for the country if both ot them had been ineligible to reelec tion Dockef For Term is Jurors Summoned for The First Week Connly Court will meet next Mon lay December 10 The docket will be innsiially light The following is a list of the jurors summoned for the first week Ed Dickerson W L Ashlev W S Daniel T Boothe L F Bones T T Floyd T H Couch M C Cope R B Bright H R Booker A C Bledsoe S D Jobe A E Embree T G Chapman O A Fisher Fred Brookerson Jr W P Harden W J Rehrens E E Sadler F FClark The Railroad Committeeis still at work trying to raise sufficient bonus to close the contract for the comple tion of the Estacado Gulf Railroad into Roby and say they are going to stay on the job until the required sum is raised notwithstanding the fact that they meet with some disconrago inent and occasionally a fossilized specimen of the genus homo with moss back a yard long and s coarse that you could comb it with a garden regular old sapoak variety who havent pride and ambi tion enough to make scrub rooters at a fourth class baseball game If Roby had a few more hustlers like the boys on this committee she wonld easily be the most brilliant gem in the galaxy of West Texas towns and glit ter like a diamond stud in an imma culate shirt Banner JMOMHS COXFKK OVKH ffllSOXS KXTKV INTO Ciniiiniltee Decides Iteirin Hearings on Tariff Itevisinn in ey Tnis fiiveslitriition itc in Ciilliiii soed Producls Linvered Uv Associated Press WAS Dec Democratic Chairman Metoinbs conferred with Diaries D Hilles today over the ar angements for PresidentElect Wil ons enirv into the While House in larch The DcmocrMic House Ways ant leans Committee members held their irst conference over tariff plans to ay for an extra session and decided o start hearings on the proposed re sion the first week in January Saturday Medina Postponed On account of the unfavorable wea ther our plans have been interferrcn with to the extent tlrat we will not attempt to hold an agricultural meet ing in Abilene on the 14th inst as was stated in the paper last week Un less the weather interferes with our rearnincment we will take up our proposed itinerary Wednsday morn ing and cTirry out same through Wed nesday Thursday and Friday Some time in January we will take Ihe mat ter up again and visit tlie places thai we are missing this week on our pro posed itinerary nnd make the matter satisfactory to all A Peel Special Agent Delievers Cadillac Car J R Spanlding made a flying trip over to Albany Saturday where he de livered a 1913 Grev Torpedo Cadillac to Jlr John T llavis of Throekmor Ion Mr Davis came down from Throckmorton to meet Mr Spanlding and receive the car This is the sixth 1913 car delivered by this firm since the middle of September They are expoeting another car load lo arriv this week Attorney Dallas Scarborough is it Fort Worth on legal business HIXfH DEFEXSE iiriiSTs ncitixo TKST By Associated Press SAXI1Y HOOK Dee new fourteen inch coastde C fense gun burst today while O being tested at the Sandy O Hook proving grounds The C gun mimic was blown one C hundred yardsXo one was C hurt though a dozen men stood Cnear riinirniau 1ui Issues Klnlpnirnt 3y Associated Press WASHINGTON pec lie Money Trust investigation to ay Chaivmau Pulo of the Invcstigat ug Committee announced The committee feels that many un uthorized misleading and inspired eports that have been circulated con erning its work should be corrected ud the public is warned against plac ng any credence in them There Iras u consistent hostile effort ill eeiv ain directions to embarrass the in liry Increased Kales Suspended UAssociated Press WASHINGTON Dec Intes tate Commerce Commission suspends he increased freight rales on cotton eed products from Oklahoma to dcs inations in tlie scnthwest The rates rere declared unreasonable nnd dis riminalory Common Towel Ordered Abolished Bv Associated WASHINGTON Dec com non towel wasordered abolished from ailroad cars vessels and other inter tate vehicles and from stations today iy Secretary McVeagh of the Treasury n amendment to the intercalate quar niine rehulations Towels must be terilized in boiling water before a ecoud using IVhcnl Sown to 32387000 Acres 1y Associated Press WASHINGTON Dic viieat has been sown to U2MS7000 ores in the Iniled States or nearly million acres under last fall Appointments Iteforc ronicress WASHINGTON Dec judi ial appointments of Taft low before Congress for confirmalion rere considered loday by the Senate tuliciary Committee The Democrats leflnitely notified the Republican nembers of this committee the Senate Democrats would probably try to hold p many appointment of judges and he United States district attorneys in he southern state so that their ap tointments wonld fall within Wilsons erm The plan of the Democratic ight is becoming clearer The Democrats intend to permit the of many appointments in he northern states where the repnbli an strength controls but not so in he South COTTOX MARKET 0 D a on a D Abilene Cotton The average price for Monday Dec was S to 12 14 Liverpool Cotton Open 2pm JfiS MarApr 661 663 Spots Quiet and steady 696 sales SOOO Close 66S middling New York Cotton Open Xoon Close January 124G 123bid 123133 March 12GO 124345 124042 Spots Qniel middling 1275 stiles 2200 Sew Orleans Cotton Open Noon Close January 12G6 1257SS 12rrns March127r 126llf1at 12rnr9 Spots Steady middling 12 rS sales 030 Galveston spots steady middling 12 S sales 1177 Total vs GfiSrn Taylor County Cotton Crop From the best information that The Reporter can obtain the cotton croi of Taylor county will run about bales for the season 1912 The fig ures are not ollicial from the Stel ha the law prohibits Mr Rerdell fron making his information public itTKsriiM HOOKS AHI IN OOI SIIAIK MHV IUAssociated AUSTIN v ditor Mney ivho examined the Ginesrllle stale school reports Colidiiioit ol that institution in good shape The books cheek satis factory and is 31liUP cash on hand 3 0000000000000000 NOT START IL WED CALL OFF MASS Kilis Were Krokcii nnd liesiill is in Iliinlil County Attorney Holds Court ol Inijiiirv lay Hendrix who was hit by an intomobile Saturday alternoon near is reported to have spent a very good night and at ten oclock this Mondavi morning was resting easy le sustained an injury of four bro ken ribs and the outcome of Ihe ac at Ibis time is in doubt Toung Hendrix was one of the contes anis in ilie Marathon walking race rom here to Merkel The car which trm K him was driven by T H Vin ion and occupied at the lime by lin en Cooper of The Reporter W C isher and Carey Darby Messrs and Cooper were acting as of icial timekeepers An investigation vas iiLiii tliis morning before County Mtornoy Koeble but at this time no leeision has been rendered Snvlnp anil Inrrstlng Talks ly John M Oskison There is a Household League in iew York City Mrs Julia Heath is iresidenl She has some positive id ias iibout the management of the fi lances of the home and 1 should like o suggest to the woman readers of his paper that Ihoy write to Mrs lealii for whatever literature and deas she can conveniently furnish A tamped and selfaddressed envelope night to go wilh every letter that is inly fair to the Household League The following quotations from one if Mrs Heaths talks will indicate the lireetiou of her work Xinotenths of the money of the vorkingpeople and threefourths of he money of the welltodo Is spent women i When a man gets marrlid we all vonder whether he Is able to support a wife there should be a litlle eon ideration of the brides ability to ad ninister his income Right spending more important than saving and hat must be the womans task More families are poor because the vife is untrained and wasteful than iecuise the husband does not earn Very often women say that hey are not supported properly when jj a mailer of fact they get quite nough to spend Their complaint rows out of their ignorance their vastcfnlness or their nnreasonable icss Certainly this is an expert jndg uent so far as Xew York City is con f do not think It is fair to he women of the country generally however In the smaller cities and in he towns women have better oppor unities to use care and discrtion in spending the money that is turned ov T to them by their husbands In the nggest cities the job of spending visely is one which calls for special raining Later on this training will ie needed by more and more women should like to hear of Ihe forma ion of household leagues in every loinninnity The problems which trise in connection with the spending of that or that three ourths are serious enough evcry vhere FOK COVEKXMKXT HOAKS folquitt Sends His Sneires lions to Senator lionme Washiiifrlon Representatives Will Attend Meeting Of West Texas Agricultural As sociation at Anson Next Saturday Morning The program for the first two days of the contemplated lour of the coun ty by 1 Xuill of the state Agri cultural Department A Peei Coun ty Demonstration Agent Superintcn deiu Smith of tiie County Schools and O D Mcllroy representing The Re porter has been abandoned Mr Neill arrived in the city Sunday but on ac conni of ibe rain and threatening weather it was concluded after a con ference this morning Monday to lostpone the tour until next Wedres lay morning taking up Ihe program vliiih has formerly been published at bat time Steps are now being taken 0 secure the services of Mr Xeill at ome future date lo put In an eniire veek In this comity It is hoped to be hito secure him early in January 1 which time he will visit the places vhich he is compelled to pass up at his time The mass meeting which has been innouneed to be held here next Sat inlay afternoon has also been post oned Mr Xeiil and representatives rom tiiis counly will attend on that lay the quarterly meeting of the West exas Agricultural Association which Deots at Anson An effort will be nade to bring the April meeting to iis city Mr Neill has just spent several veeks in the Panhandle and Plains onntry devoting special attention to he Russian thistle which is taking arts of that section Sections of that ountry are almost taken by this weed said Mr Nclll will the loxl two days here catching tip with us and mixing and mlnfciihg with the people who are in ympathy with his work THE EDUCATION OF AVIATORS AUSTIN Tex Dec Tolqnitt having been requested for suggestions as to roads in Texas fea ible either for Federal construction or Federal maintenance will within i few days forward the list to Senator Jonathan Bourne Jr at Washington The rouds suggested by the Governor ire to be sketched by Railroad Com mission Engineer H D Parker on a day sent here for that purposeTho roads which the Governor will recom mend are from Galveston to Houston thence to Xavasota Bryan Franklin and Marlin to Waco at Waco there will be three branches one will ex tend through Hillsboro and Waxaha ohie to Dallas and one throngn McKin ney Sherman and Denison to HeO River another through Kaufman Greenville Cooper and Paris to Red River and the third throng Cleburne Fort Worth and Denton to Gainesville Other roads sttggestet are one from San Antonio to Corpus Christ i and another from San Anto nio through Austin to Waco and one from Houston through Richmond Col umbns and Lagrange to Austin pass ing through the States penitentiar farms When a pretty coquette gets bus with her handkerchief some sill young man is nnxions to find out wba Ihe wild waves are saying What seems to have beemiverlook d irfdiBCUssing the development of bo aeroplane is the education of the viator himself At first man did not now what could bfe done with his lew toy I remember distinctly only o far back as at Belmont Park he aviators would look up at the lags over the hangers and if they vere stirred by more than a breath of vincl they refused to take the air Nowadays a flyer must be poor in leed if he cannot manage to handle lis machine in a 30mile wind while i good many flights have been made n winds tljat have a velocity of a nile a miinile or greater Tlie remarkable advance of aviation herefore is reallv due not so much o the development of the aeroplane tsylf either mechanically or aerofly lamically as to the perfection of the motor and the education of the avla or There is no question what an iviator of todiiy could take one of the machines made in IMS and do stunts which were not thought possible at he time the machine was constructed Aviators have learned more about the nvisible currents and tlie possibilities of their machines and have become more and more daring as time went on Furthermore as soon as compe iiion appeared and one aviator was ilaced against another each one was goaded on and on to take greater risks This process developed the ex libition birdman as you see him today He is a flyer who will navigate iti my wind and will rise from and alight ipon almost any field And the re markable part of it all is tlmt the ac cidents are so fewin view of the large number of men flying and the enormous distance covered The death roll is discussed large because upon the addition of every new mar tyr the newspapers publishthe en tire list If this were done in case of accidents or accidents ait sea the papers would have to issue large extras rpon the occasion of each L Ovington n the Engineering Magazine for December After a fool anu bis money are def initely separated he cant even set a third rate lawyer to pay any atten tion lo him A woman mny not swallow all the compliments men had her she thinks there is merit in them just the same a man celebrates the tiTmtver sary of his birth he takes a day off a woman usually lakes a year off Some women seem to forget tliere are other pleasures in life besides nagging ones hnsbund Chicago Xews
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