Abilene Semi Weekly Reporter, December 13, 1912

Abilene Semi Weekly Reporter

December 13, 1912

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Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Newspaper) - December 13, 1912, Abilene, Texas VOL XXXI ABILENE TEXAS FRIDAY DECEMBER 13 1912 MVIIKK Ml E cooiKit st iiooi Ilhill IMAV 1IKKK KH1DAV AiTKKvoov llolh Teams in Excellent Condition ind East and lluiillonvht Grid iron Hiltle Anticipated Ileiriu 1liiv Working toward UKend the largest crowd or spectators that hus ever gathered on a football field in Ahileni tins season or any other may witness I he match the Coop er School for Hoys and tho Coleman High School on Friday afternoon ef forts extensive and onlhllsiaslic have been exerled for rhn past several days by lie slendents of the Cooper School aided by Coach Iulpli W Hedges of the earn Tile hardest Ionghl of gridiron bat lies on a local field this year s con fidently expected on every hand and in anticipation of bavins to meet the strongest team that bis men have had to no tip against with one exception during this season roach Metises has hecn running bis team daily and while he expects to meet a fast abrogation Friday he is most sanguine in his hopes of victory that will be complete Details are lackingas to the present strength and sinaslmiR power of the Coleman eleven lint their record on ho gridiron this season in be section of iho country from which they will iottrney to Abilene has been of the best and hat they arc a husky anil game is undeniable Despite he fact the game Friday will he some thing of a postseason contest the vis iting warriors arc repined to be in bet ter form than ever and come expect ing without the least shadow of ilocbt in thehminds for adding another scalp to heir alreadygrown large of football victories In order that a number who lind it impossible to see the game on Satur day may not be forced to miss it on that flfcount it been decided to stage he match on Friday If present weather indications continue o exist Friday will be an ideal football day jitst enough briskness in he air to en gender vim and pep in the pbyers and thereby make the game better and more interesting one from Ih point of view of the A large crowd is expected by I students of die Cooper nxl they will prcciale greatly any support from those who may coiv out Friday af ternoon Play will begin at four oclock on the Cooper field which can lie reached by taking the southbound street car Posters have neon placed about own in the different store win lows ami the game has been thor oughly advertised aad talked up on every hand Indications are that it willbe lie hardestfought of the year An admission fee of Ihirtyfive cents will le charged Come out and see a fast contest FAILS ON O O O O O t O 0 O Q I O O O O PKIMI u v ll IMVUilA TOKAY Iy Aiv Ilcss v MUNICH liavaria ec 12 O Irinee LMitpolil of IJa died loday aged ninety 0 one He took an icecohl ha ill v before daybreak all his life He was KnropcK oldiKl ruicr 0 IS It NEW MB ASKED Sricnlisls in France IVMi Cleared the lilul on riiaraclcr PARIS Dec effort to ob ain revision of the trial o Madame Lefarge a beuin itlll society woman who was sentenced to imprisonment or life in 1S40 for the murder of her mslmnd is lo lie made by a powerful of scientists writers and lolilicians which has just been form d The case of Madame Lefarge was cry similiar to dmt of Mrs May irick It caused a reat sensation it the time Tile conviction was due rincipaliy to the evidence of die great chemist Matlhieii Orlila who swore to the presence of arsenic ill efarge body Another leading icieinist of the period Francois Itas iiil hastened to Tulle where die rial tool place in order o declare o die jury that Orfilas was luuifickUt as arsenic was present n all bodies but he arrived too late Itaspiais contention is supported o some extent by hiter experiments out by Arinand Gamier and rof Gabriel fieri rand has just cou a series of studies showingin that arsenic exists ill t general way in every living organ sni ami furtlier thai the methods dlcrto employed showed the pres iie ol arsenic in bodies had die ef ect of introducing arsenic into those indies Madame Lefarge died in 1SS1 two cars afteishe bad been pardoned by vapoleoil Hi cnlnil jjiirdi The primary department of Ceu PreKliyterian church has been uruiFlieil by four young men of Abi cue Hie donors were Messrs Ben Cox c J Wiiittun Jien Corric and 1 H Ftilwilir lie last named being a donation from his company the Abi Mie Steam Laundry The pastor an ouncing the mimes of these donors to he ehurci stated these voting men n learuing of die need of Ibis de laninent gladly supplied tin needed unils Previous to this donation on y six people of Abilene outside the iiembership of this church have piven lonalions and two of those were uuso icited DR MTAiTiKY HONORED Millcic Dentist Is Elected Secretary of Suite Dental Ronrd at Austin Today AUSTIN Tex Dec C M VIcCauiey of Abilene was elected sec of the State Dental Board to lay T S Cartwrighl of Van Alstyne s the president MY II John Alfred Muir Jleets IVItli Pain ful Accident Three Inch lash mi liirehcad Sustained lohn Alfred the eightyearold son of Mr and Mrs V E Muir who recei ved an ugly cut on the left portion of his forehead by falling down and stri king iiis head on a street car rail about 1 oclock Wednesday afternoon is reported to be gelling along nice ly oday and will soon recover lohn Alfred and his little sister were coming to town to see the pic lure show and as they were in the act of passing over the streetear Iriik die crossing of Cedar and North Third streets the boy tripped on one rail and tell striking his head on the opposite rail He was knock ed unconscious and was picked up and carried into a nearby house and later to a sanitarium where his wound was dressed The pash on his fore head was about three inches length and cut to lie hone hut it is llioughl there is no fracture Three Kliichcs were taken by those who at tended him He was later carried to the home of his parents 141 Grape street where be remained in a semi conscious condition nnlil about oclock p m Deceased Was a Woman Highly Re spected and Much toved Relatives Here Mrs T II Petree died at her home at Potosi at Jlirce oclock this Tliiirs flay morning after an illness of sev eral weeks She was one of the most highly respected women of he com munity Deceased leaves a htishant ind a number of children and step Children It was announced that thr funeral would be held at Potosi a four oclock this afternoon The fun oral was attended by W c Pet roe o this city a nephew of the husband o the dead woman and John Petree al so of Ibis city a brother of thePolos man c Merchant gave ten dnllrm anil tinPhilaethoa Class of the liap tyf church is going to fill the stock ings of two of my Ingres families what are you going o do ytvnivR nr Deiightfii homemade candies a refreshment prices at die Bazirar 17th and 1Sili of December The United States supplies Rwssi with threefourths of its typewriten twenty kinds of American machine being sold there 10000000000000 Japan mikes use of marine vegeta tion more than any ofer nation much f its soadwecd being manufactured into edible gelatine PRIZES IS AWAHlEI HV CONGRESS Py Associated Press Dec Ihousaiu dollars in prizes were awarded by die Texas Iliduslr al Congress loclay Charles A Doss of liockdale Milam Co won first prize in Class A He beat his father who won a prize The latest addition to the list of novelties for women is a beautiful pera bag the top of which is lilted with a large bevelled mirror so arrang d that the bag folds perfectly flat DEYONPORT England Dec 12 is now practically certain dial the earner unknown at the time which ie dreadnought Centurion sank Tues ay was the Derna which carried 25 leu The Centurion while speeding at rale of twenty knots off Portland efore dawn Tuesday ran down and auk a ship which is now believed to ive been the Derna The steamer tried to cross the how f die warship which struck well for with such force that die steam rs port light was found still burning fier the collision on the Centurions orocasde Defore the steamer cleared die hat ehips smoke she sank and no trace onhl be found although boats were owcred and the Centurion cruised bout until dawn The body of P H Hammock who died Tuesday afiernoon ai oclock were taken to his old home at Mont gomery Ala on the P rain today L T Laughter who has been con nected with Mr Hammock for several years accompanied Mrs Hammock and will attend the funeral which will take place ai Montgomery No services were held in Abilene but a large number of friends of the family Sathered at the home and at the train to pay Iheir respect to the memory of tliis good num The Citizens National Rank Ed S HughesCompany and perhaps other business houses closed their doors while the funeral pavty was being conveyed to the train One of Abilenes very best men has gone and his place will be hard to fill Talks on Town Development This interesting series of articles has been especially prepared for us by Frank Parker Stockbridge and Leo L Redding editors of Town Development Look for them every day in the Reporter You wfll he interested in their appeal to your civic pride AS BUSINESS ily Frank Parker SlocMiridge Copyright 1912 by Town Develop ment Company Hows business in your Town Business men silting around and about it It must be a iretty poor sort of town if thats so 1 never saw a town in which the nercbaiits were always kicking that mounted to anything iy the same token I never saw a town where the merchants were sat sfied that amounted to much The only towns that amount to any thing in these days are the towns ivhere the business men neither grum lile because business is had nor sit contentedly taking whatever happens to come their way hut get together ind PULL together and everlastingly iiustle to make more business for the town and for themselves Theres plenty of than your Town is doins now more than YOURE doing The only way o get jit is o go after it and the very host way of all to go after it is to go Thats the ans Stores with window displays that would do credit to Marshall Fields Automobile delivery mucks loading up in front of the grocery Crowds everywhere even at the bootblack stand and the soda it wasnt a special sale day or anything like that either just the ordinary run of business they told me Yet ten or fifteen years ago Dele van was a dead town Yon know tlie by retired farm ers Tired farmers a friend of mine calls them Business was slack and getting slacker Half thg merchants were always grumbling and the other half simply content with what crumbs of business that came their way How did the change come about SHAMIIOIKS or o UMISTIM TKOI o Hy Associated Iress HOUSTON Tex lice O Small hopes are left of adjusl C ing the differences between he O llarriman iines and conductors O and trainmen C P Niel this O morning announced he would O make one more atlcmpt to set O lie the trouble C o ItlSINKSS AM IWrsKHOU AC TIVITY 1AKTLY SKVDIiVJ HOIltS OVKHNMKVr ISSIKS Hiwr itii POUT YEAR TIIKOlGII BE 13820000 BALES Below Thai of Ill I which was 701 Tolnl Production of Texas Coiniiiml Id li7 Halls Iasl Year Ilitrh Power Electric Wires arc Af tpctpd lijEire Wlileli Destroys Onp of Largest Ihmhvare rirms In Southwest Oy Associated Press DALLAS Tex Dec two bun ired thousand dollar fire within leu feet of the electric wire artery which carried nearly every high power wire of Dallas partly parulyzcd business and household acdvily for several lours here Ihis morning The fire destroyed die threestory establishment of Huey ami Philip at n and Griffin streets one of file largest hardware firms In the South west Two squads of firemen stood in tile narrow confines of Griffin street fic ng a three hundred foot line of tot tering wall and with die big high power wires swaying over heir heads They stood their ground until part of the wall began falling toward them and then they saved themselves by jumping into doorways across the street in avalanche of brides rolled at their feet All of the men escaped injury The huge poics with high tension wires were crushed by this wall and nearly die entire city electric supply was cut off The fire was got under control after three hours fighting by the firmcii Hy Associated Press WASHINGTON Dee Amer ican cutum crop for lie season of 1H121H will amount to hales lOO pounds not including linterst lo bo first estimate made the government this year through ic crop reporting hoard bureau of alistics Department of Agriculture id announced this aliernoon This mipares with bales of riiii ounds exclusive of linters produc I in the record crop o last year ben the lotal crop inclusive of lin wasHMTitiliiil hales of Mm ounds I ItiOStilli bales in Mild hieh including linters amounted to bales bales in 111 which including linters amounted i bales bales i which including linters amoun lo hales and 11107170 lies in which including linters nountcd to 113714G1 bales The av total iiroduedon exclusive of liters for the five years from IIOG to was The value the crop including seed for the tine period averaucd bile last years record crop is esti ated lo have been worth id the crop he ost valuable ever produced production 4R0000 ties compared witli 4210427 bales st year and li17221S Males the av The value of the crop st year was production lies compared with 3841197 hales st year and 120481 the average for 10C10 The value of the crop last ear was production 1039 00 hales compared with 1022092 ales last year and 783790 bales the ierage 190610 The value of the last year was Eire Kt Honslon HOUSTON Tex Dec thousand dollars damage was done by fire last night to Wall Stable Under taking Company and their building Mothers 1 have the names of nine ty children who will he remembered at Christmas did you send in the nam es of yours If yon are not able to give them anything write me and give me their ages and tell me here they liveNobody will know OX MOTHER HUBIiARD Care Abilene Reporter Check Passed on Yager Shoe Com pany Cause of Detention of Man Giving name of McClintock TOGETHER GKT TOGTHSR Dont grumble about had business dont rest content with what the oth er fellow doesnt happen to get but make up your mind to get more bus iness and get the other fellows lo joiv with you lo get more business too One man can get more business if be goes afler it but two men can gel three limes as much business as one and a hundred men can gel a thous and limes as much business as one Keep it too lust as soon us the people in your Towns trade territory discover thai the business men of die Town are aggressive business seders your Town will get the trade bats now goiut somewhere more People like lo deal with live ones I was in Delevan Wis a fpv months 1ve ever seen have only got Lives town of its size Business Vhy yoi to walk along Main a street to FICrL business in the air THEY GOT TOGETHER That was all there was to it The business men o Dclcvim simnly got together for the sole purpose of get ting more business and they discov ered that they had been sleeping right in the midst of a great business ter itnry and letting the trade get away rom to the mail order louses to towns across the line anywhere except to Delevan Theyve got the business pry it away from Delevan vitb a crcnvbar Incidentally theyve nade Delevan one of the best towns o look at and to live in anywhere in he no better than vour town might become the point 1 want to hammer KVKRY DOLLARS WORTH OF BUS INESS THE ORGANIZED BUSINESS MEN OF DELEVAN HAVE CREATE1 FOR THE TOWN HAS T1ENEFITTKU EVERYrODY IN THE TOWN WHE TI1ER THEY HELPED OR NOT The business men of YOUR Towt are getting tosother They are pull ing together to get more business fo the town and for themselves YOU arc getting the benefit T don care who you are or what you are si long as yon live in this Town every thing that makes business here hette puts dollars in YOUR pocket whetlie you have helped or not if youre for you If youre arnt you jut a little bit ashamed of yourself From Thursdays A man whose name is given as G McClintock was aVrested this mor ing by local police officers and is eld for a hearing in justice court his Thursday afternoon at three clock McClintock went to the Yager Shoe 5tore at an early hour this moriiiu nd selecteda pair of shoes costing ive dollars gave in payment a check or a like amount and departed with he shoes The check was made out n the blank of the Rotan Grocery Co it Waco and Signed with he name ilcClendon Leaving the Yager Shoe Store Me Clintock went to the furnishing house if Mingus Brothers and Co where le selected an overcoat to be made ing On being informed diat forfeit of five dollars would have to put up he wrote out a check foi J800 When he party waiting 01 im hesitated to accept the tender McClintock tore the check up and can celled the order for the Mr Yager of the Shoe Company growing uneasy about his check pit in a telephone call for the Rotan Gro eery Company at Waco and was in formed that the party named was no authorized to give a cheek so far a hey knew McClintock was looatei at the Grace Hotel where he was res istered under he name of S Can eron of San Antonio MeClintock is a young man appai ently about 2 years old nicely dress ed and has no appearance of being criminal It is understood that h has employed local attorneys to d fend him A man power tricicle widi a revol ug brush projecting from between ie rear wheels has been invented in aris for street sweepers Fill a slocking like you would have r the child who is gone and send it o Molher Hubbard and make glad the estrt of a littlechild on Christmas lorning HE LAST 10 WE IT 121212 welfth Day of the Twelfth Month of the Twelfth Year in the Pres ent Century iy Prcss Dei II Grie el of New York lohl the Senate com the socalled nion trust today that on the New York Stock Exchange he had loaned sonic wenly 10 twentyfive million dollars ami borrowed fifteen million dollars I on the SIMIIC day Griesel said that he bad made loans or the Chase National Hank on No einber 2t when eailnioney was twcn y per cent Grsel said tiiat lie nared fifteen to twenty millions Loans were also made for Kuhu eoh and for Kpryer He said hat millions aiid millions are loaned ov r the telephone in the course of reg ibtr business in New York He if the rate of interest on noney in rhe Stock Exchange should ie made fixed die result would be to ccp the money at home in the comi ry hanks If you should live a million years ou would never again have the oppor unity of dating a letter 12I212 would he the proper way to put t today This is the twelfth day of he twelfth month of the twelfth year f the century In fact you cant fig re any time in the future when you vill be able to designate a particular late with three of the same figures ir three combinations of two figures ach combination the same Better vrite a letter and not let the oppor unity of a lifetime pass away without aking advantage of it We suggest that you direct your lei er to Mother Hubbard following he date with Enclosed please find tc II KIESEl TEIXS SENATE COMMITTKK OK LOANS HE HAKE Iccliires Millions and arc Loaned her HIP Telephone in Course ol Hcgiilar Business in New York lOVKKNJIEVr HElilNH SUIT NST IIOItSKSHOKHS ASSO CIAT10N New Orleans CofUm Harlid Affected Ity Tolal Esliiuulr of C A llaiiiugarlncr Did Xot Suicide Says Attorney By Associated Press DER01T Mich Dec Fed ral Government began today an aiiti rust suit against the Master Horse National Protective Associa ion alleging that it refuses to sell direct to horse owners drilled horse shoes adjustable calks and rubber loof pads Futures Drop Bale By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS La Dec Cotton futures dropped one dollar a jale today receipt in this city of the Government cotton crop total estimate Iliiuingnrtner Did Xot Suicide 5v Associated Press WAXAHACHIE Tex Dec A liaumgartucr who shot his wife and hired nmn Newt Pierson yester day did not kill himself but Was shot by Pierson after he had fired on Pierson Tliis statement was made today by County Attorney Vhipple The shoot ng occurred on the farm of Baum gartner near Orvilla at seven oclock the morning Mrs Baumgartner was thought to have been fatally wounded but Piersons injuries are said to he slight A Profit in Coonskins The coon hunting season has reach its height and is perhaps a littl lassed Coon fur has become popii ar of late years and a good pelt easily brings before it is fixed up to wear H used to be the custom to cut down a tree that had been growing 200 vears to get a coon that in hose days wasnt worth cents Coons are about as plentiful now fls they were then lint trees are scarcer Farmer Cohb up near Redding which is a wild and barbaric district reports one of his neighbors having thirteen coon skins nailed up on the barn door to dry It must be a pretty big door Thirteen coon skins at each is which is a good deal of money for one man to have all to himself in Red ding Privately we have always felt that a conns skin looked better or his own person than around some womans neck or perhaps used by her as a muff York Evening World Colilcsl Jilght of Winter The temperature went down this morning to 20 the lowest point which has been reached this winter The came out early its first ance in several days The Weather Bureaus forecast for tonight reads cloudy and colder The clouds were here at three oclock this afternoon The ladies of the First Christian church will hold their annual Bazaar on next Tuesday and Wednesday December 17 and 78 Refreshments After twenty years of experimenting a Philadelphia scientist has succeeded in batching eggs of diamond back ter rapin in an incubator Ily all means he on hand at the Christian Ladies Bazaar if you want bargain in Christmas novelties December 7 and IS The chicken salad sandwiches pies etc will be a great success if yon hut attend the Bazaar Tuesday and Wed nesday Experiments in Germany seem to have shown that dried potato vines have die same value for feeding stock as good meadow hay ;