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   Lubbock Sunday Avalanche Journal (Newspaper) - December 19, 1926, Lubbock, Texas                                 TWO BIG PAPERS IN ONE EVERY SUNDAY MORNING  V Vf,, *  111/il    : ■;  A CmCVUifÊÔNltÊ^tf COVERS THE CfFlUKt) SOUTH PLAINS [  VOL. 5, NO. 40  FORTY FOT IR PA (r ES  LUBBOCK, LUBBOCK COUNTY, TEXAS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19,1926   t  (A>)  MEANS “BY ASSOCIATED PRESS”  3 UNMASKED MEN LOOT BANK NEAR VERNON  «t  COAST GUARD SCHOONER IS BURNED WITH LOSS OF SIX  ONLY TWO SAVED Big Spring Hotel Clerk, His Clothing Ablaze, Rushes TWO  AS FLAMES SEND J3P TO DEATH  “LINCOLN” CARRY-OIL AND GASOLINE GOES DOWN  FOR BODIES  <V&0äfRADES JOIN IN HUNT  v %&WrOR DEAD SEAMEN IN ATLANTIC  to Warn His Guests  TWO  W 1 '*' 1 ' 'f.v A.-itfnHat-ii Pn .ASf ÎIXQTON. Do* ¿rilan! scìiuiiiìcr I«ini i*trpyed by fir<* with n It.».; lútfíty nevera I î<ii!«*.- .'••»•lì h •-llRhtMhlf». off 1 > • <  ! H A’  Th  de  N'erth far.di wa-jt a<ivi«ci! ter .Modo* re^cued. ■  A mestisi:)'  iJefeìub r in’  «.'lid ¡»hí‘ lv:>  na :he , íiv t tir t T«'[i «.f  from !}i  < ('• ••<•' I <í  ! pifkr- I i «: Tí-  ■ Vf.,  J  Firecracker Bandit Bulldogged by Cop  í’ÍH'.'AOO JH., Dec. IS <7B—Unarmed hm living ht» exploit a ;;roun>i •.ï heavy wot li witll fi [•*»,■) rrns bv dashinfî mrpedoes .1 jnst Th.' upirble floor. ¡t ni.'ill identified as Douglas C.raijr. •’ md !n>nd ferucC. rubimi (lie Fa te. ..ru. • .!' Chicago’* î^rfr<^l .»tores of ÍH.O00 w«»rt h  of j.n*. Hrv    rhrWtmayi shoe,,  per s nui tn all <!irections as the p..I» . .t !  Ml- torpedoe*. rant; >>’.»:  M ;•-=    n "f the !**•<< " <“  short hv-i!, h*■ wev»*r. for h>* v* >•-.  by cil'l’k-; and ‘ ust ..oie■ -•î;<.ï fina i! v iiV'-rhaiîI.'iÎ by :• mount -Ted ¡»i.lin murs tvhn dashed through «•t-..«'«led Sin'.»» street and Ibr.-w hinmelf f< >>m bis hot-to- upon ' >,•• fUlrt»tvo after the manner "f a c.vrhoy buHdoKtfir.tr a HW-t»r  Mellett’s Widow  Tragedy Leaves Its Mark on Woman Who Was Wife of Slain Editor  ■s  N  -idin*v  thi* <’•  th.» fir  •rii  .í¡l«<-Íy    *->',(}>  V,, i al    W-n * ?  J<hi»    «*ftH *  ft    is! }  LUBBOCK PUNNING NEW FIXE STATION   ; "”'‘: V .LAND IS SOUGHT AT 300t 19TH ” ,v ¡ STREET FOR HOUèf FOR  I i if’ IWrt I  “OLD NO. t  th* I  ,« *w<cai  rt ‘" <■»>• “ f     V“ ,r ! i % ; ftn ,  h*-■.(-< .i- Í boïmi'Pd the ¡»«tvhfiHi* nf lv\«, Jot* «î : the Virfi- ^ ‘^ ai  Ns<i. í' s *'ü¡h jttr.***», f.*t Utili«. «M ¡ i whi' *i a' ih«* nwr ftnur< u 1J&00«}  j nr  irfrors of th« tíre.  ,.. .« u.e ,* r f ’  «•«»<«*• of t.... .. . «  Swppi/  ■Th* T,lnr*>!i! '.vaíi  ba *<»4 a i f’rtp* 1  M.tv  rarryinK  ( *3Î -^*1 >-'■  M* «r n'-kb. offichti« hf-ro l^ü^vr  with sui i"t!d*»wif.i' was n» täm« 1  to lau« ìli*- tiftM* »f|t« fífftíHíf.  A htifh    hfrïfMO-d ha^t**n  »hip** flf'HtriKib n AÎJ th* *” v»J*3i<HSfc in th« vJoinHy h «v* d#r»KÎ to >■ I r, in u    fo  TH* Çrow ; <*tì> k «vpi» f»r« «U»î.i«>n    nwy j Thi‘ *rt.»mr h;..1 a r,f w .* | ^ U, t',iy m*n t« cvinjttüjwl »í Ik* L >A K»*- j " * i  < !  Itnrx^R. ;>lirs •••:.•..., th*« > •••«««• ! 0“(c.Jt Action  c«n«Mt«>d «*{ l ••vtrW'W, Otufl  il *' **'*«*» h«ki»    & x .  Ili*r na'f». I ‘ -i - - A(,t«»li»b  ! t-Í.-M by t!u‘ vtwnn«    ■  <#uirnf,».    N J.  {  ,-i - 1 u *>h “ f  l*ulid«ir. N'vnnd tt*«* pom^ 1   (Víi!«.'í;n tí' AWrtfl.j'iw^ oí ih* » \    n-  3r . kt-Lf" ■ ï. V 4- *-    J *'Ar- j/(^-ÄS*-%»(»!-* ?iwu „Ih* hcnn\i was un-  t*r. Ÿ’ti+;iiî*r',ii., M^ryt-tod    K  :     ¡n f. t v>r of ■*<•*!»«. H»*|  Hunftieuu fi#v*fein4 "f..“    .    f' 1111  "OKI  _ _________- —------------ f  N    ft*,*- ’ i>uitipfi* ! in* firut ni!»- I  ifin' Jj iu'k N. rv imr» ÍH<í**‘d bv Mv J rit y, vk*ivu)<l pro&iihly tM* t nrtP*f**rri*«l lo Ih-- n«*W    » < .»»íUúfinítfrtíi!! i  irüek    t'hief n VWKon !  f«>v th*v i‘ity InUI station. THIh j ,--r,r wotihi runt front- IfiUo«» to I'»'*»« 1 '*, j Mr frtrkt««»-)!! • y«lnuit«i  and Save Them from Flames INJURED AS’  FIRE DESTROYS  May Be Mikado  With Yoshihito, Emperor of Japan, Dying; Prince Hiro hito Is Next in Line  COLE HOTEL LIES IN ASHES AFTER DISASTROUS BLAZE  NIGHT CLERK HERO  Men’s Silk Breeches  * ******* * French Suggestion  SING CHRISTMAS CAROLS  T#cH Faculty and S«ud#nts M«fc« Rounds of    to Spread  G«od Cft««r to Svffmrtrt  <"ttrryir>g on ihi» Chri^tmü« .«pirli Ktiirtod h^r» with ?W«* r«*ndi!i..»n th«* |»»«t W«W» «f » f.r««rr;s !rt wf tatd^.'tu \ »nd fmrtN.Küm* ’.vnh * brSvi nm* ntr id.*. «»♦mtHkf'i* .if Ih» *»<i<1rn5 b.nty .H-.i ; taruttp of th« Ti*r h ridVRi* 8«tunlay .  si ids *»i t,nbb..«>k « i  — .NKA < it'v.'inini lîur«»!iti Bv.'t) if y>uj didn’t kdovv that ih«* íít rbt* ph’tor.* uas the vvld-(iVt* t »f    'dtdblt. ittilitant t«titt>r  • *>f    c»„ who \vdm mur-Semi  Just j.i'i-. y,,x: ntiKltt auex« that trg-iMty 'n i ¡*‘f* ü « mark uu tht« wo-IIImu TJn> pi'turf wut* taken i»h  54r**..    «\tíd)*Hi toqk -the wH-  nvmt stii'u). 1.1 itirtlfy a ho ut the events i.f that nik-'bt In July who»  i,i-r bu«hi--.i(l a;i“ niurder«'<| t>et*aiiHe of #ilu»irt;ii HtbM'k;! .M) I’ltine In '|bt»t»a A»- >■!•,(• ¡.'«tiftpd;  Piit »\l('i>e**ri itt. M ho ÍH . hiirireil with the (tiui der.  isíífht rortde the  îdnjîii  (tr«d e*ij»,»ymei-. i n «til ut Ion*.  Th« Íroííp,. t, h« ve  th* FSr#i. C'hrtwth-in <' In« tfl Wider » !•; \,t * wewfs »he ¡“’umf.i and the moridrí p Thf |»roRr»m «ill V«  TO FIGHT INJUNCTION  Nordyke and Howard off to Auitin to Try to Get Road Work Hoe« Approved  <vi  •I if... rf\  i'tie the  «.f »»bout S’, is- .'ift>«*ar r.t h tiviv mi.ru •  it'.t <if rurnb u'i¡.*«>s    iin  h;:.tí ir b¡ S-;».  < "(fijpt Dirti l'ìl'! Hnv.irtìu W! IJ }.!«■ f ti v m  »• .ludere « 'hurles* .Vordvke ami Atu>t'tiey 1» A. Haward. left , »(«ht foi Austin. vvh‘»re they ^ -.vitit «tale officia Ik in thnt ie.ti-rrwt <>f Ltibtxn'k eftunt.y’H  JOHN W. LANGLEY IS GIVEN PAROLE  DOUGLAS BUSH SAVES GUESTS, BUT IS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL  (Sfifria! T>j T li? Avalatichr-Jcnirrial)  BIO SPHIN«. I!U—Two men were «»Tioiiftly Injured, .mo prubably fntriily, when fire «lestroyed the three-ntory Cole hotel, one of \ho city hotel, one of the city's main host^lrieu ;it■ ■ .1 jt mldnijrht Kridny nitrht The famous .«tom- Mtmeture, one of VV».,«t Tev.is' oi.ler lnii'! marktJ today lies in ,-ilmost complete ruins.  Iii.iuu:\uH -Bu«h. plBht clerk >f the and n hotel ir\lest who b. « ^I.etwtfft»t'v refused to dlvultre »> i v it.'irrie ar« 1  in hospital* here. Hii.di, the more «erioualy injured of the two mih-tip.ed t»adb burned hatuls ¡>Md U*ifs in iiin efftirts to save the l : w>s < ; f hotel ¡•tie-ts The otiier 11 in wik’ iniored when Ite jumped from the thirl floor of the flumliiK bnlld ntr, brenklnt; Id“ ;trm and -itifferinf? lulu >r injuries. Starts From Oil H’lie flame* orb-rln.H-xl in the fnr-n»ee from fuel oil stored ih*r<\  The fire started from uu explosion of the fnruaet* Mr. Hush, had irone to look utter iii* funiac©! and in Home unknown manner the"fufd oil outside the furnnec wan yj& : ,ftr^-the .flames s|treadlntt tilmiiwk l»ei\'^nd c6ntr»)l t».*fore 1 lift fire department arrived.  Bu«h S-av#* Guests Mtt«h i”inhed fforti the fUriuicc room with his clothe!* n rnaHs of flames, arid ran madly tbroufrli th<> halls of the bttildlnji itrou«in(f ^uen}», nil of reaped. Most of the Kuest« part of their < iothing. hut j pru<-iic;il!y all suit i'ayes. trunks and I other helori£iti£M were lout I The fire deiJfirtnient fought valiant-I Ty. hut the flames were ffiven nuch ;i S boost by the HppT*oyitnHtel\' 100 ¿r«l-| Ions of fuel oil in the basement that j I water had little effect The Voffue j  PARIS, Dec. IK (A x )—The Frcueh who popularized lonjr pant« dur-infi their revolution of 1793, now are dis^ussinK a proposal to put the male species hack into knee breeches—not "plus-fours", but ftmey silk breeches such :ih "Menu Krummels of the elfrhteenth century wore."  Ever ulert for feminine ch»nns the (ialllc mnle him observed through n'cent yenrs how Inch by Inch wtdl-dreHf^d women have shortened their .skirts until now their very knee at ps bravo the public Raze. With his tradition* nl lo^ic the Krenohmnn beuan to nsk why men should not be ( finally free to displ.iy whatever charms they may think they possess between ankle and knee.  AUEN PROPERTY  DEMOCRATS VAINLY OPPOSE MEASURE TO PAY WAR CLAIMS  ! the built rwbom e.> I ;<aved ti  Yoshihito. mikado, of J.vpan, is reported ¡le;,<d or dying 1  in dispatches received from Tokio. Due to the strictness of Japanese mourn-iiifi customH, it is expected that no definte announcement will be made until after the holidays. In the event of the mikado’s death, iliro-hito, princ<> regent, will succeed him.  READY FOR FLICHT  FIVE PLANES WILL TAKE OFF MONDAY TO VISIT NEIGHBOR CONTINENT  OIL WORKER KILLED  Explosion Fata! *0 Frank Plac#, Drdi-•r on Bay*hore W«lf at Paivpa. T«xa*  I'AMPA, Tesa*. D«e IS (¿Pt—Krante I'liie#. 42, drtller on th«* iiradfr.id No, 1, IJaynhcr«* t«*trol«um w«U. > i^ht mil^f «mthvvest of her*». Will* killed to-day «rhen the ^»4* ioek <>n the well blew off. relentdnt; the Uii-ts*. The lm|xt«rt threw p;.o .• hh th*» ^r««md. ,» pltw of metal piercing hi« atwl>>men.  AGCO WACOAN SHOT  WACO. Tex».«. Dee. 1«. ypt~~W. A. Pienwm, «#«1 «•>. wt»* found shot to dmth here tonight in the biM’b yard of i 1» I me, !U* Ik mid to have been in ill heitlth for some time.  road t>uiidi»i«i eatupHÍKn  An mjunciii.'n prohthlttuR «he state híKÍs tv;sv denartttnou front aeeepiinii >,u!s iin ioad c.on;Orue.Ut*n, ha« jast. !»►•»►« ^vanteii and if it hoitÌM. l.iibt.o.-H co.iiitv'« road buUdm# progrant wtll  •----------I beauty and bttfber shop and the Kilt«  KENTUCKY CONGRESSMAN GETS i Millinery store were practically de-j OUT OF ATLANTA PEN ON istroyed. Mu-n«i»remeiit of the former) GOOO CONDUCT    mtttomirwl today that the shop will  --------------------be reopened in a vacant spare in the  i Bv the Associated Picks)    | rear of the rhiimber of Commerce <>f-  WASU1KGTOS, Dec. 1 S.—John W i  ! ' u ' < ‘ s '  J C. DotiKlau, owner of the nv/.ft hotel, said today that he will rebuild ott the Maine location, on which he expect« to be^in work as .soon a« possible. The loss was only partially cov «•red by insurttnce.  l-,vt«!('v nf Kentuehy. once a power in  tho houwo of representatives, WttH vsmntwii « paroio today frotn the AT-Santa pioiitentiury.  ¡.arnrbo', v, ¡m probably will be ro* leswxid MuUiiity has »ervetl one year of a term of two years, for conspiriUK  î be nips«*! In the hud. The l.ubbock I to vfrdnte thp pwlibition law. By good • representatives will swk iiwt u«e every j conduct He uldaiUed, under regular j mo»«ur<* fo have, ruad contract« and j rcnulur piiwin rules, a reoeommenda-  THE WEATHER  r-,.i<! work in this county unmnlejHed.  ALIBI FOR PAT  McD«rmott Expect» to Prov» H« Wa« Somewher* EIm Whan Don MeHett Wn Killed  (WNTtiN. Ohio, Dee. IS. f/Fi—Patrick Kni:»-no M< l>erinott is HtakinK hi« life lartiely on an alibi. Thi# was made dear touittht with the annovtneoment !»y defense coutmel that McDermott, on trial for the murder of Don R, Mellett, < 'aut»n publisher, will he the tiefen«« wltneHM to take the Htnnd. They deelure that hi» «lory will coma uk the climax of a Hte»ttllly built up. alibi.  thnt for parole which Attorney Oeneral Sursrent «ranted without action front th» 1  vviiite bouse.  No Civil Righst While the parole will release the Kentuckian almost unconditionally il rights.  A presidential pardon. however. Would havo this effect.  . At the time of hi« eonvleton, Langley was -si’rvnK his tenth term in the house an j.' republican from the tenth pitica! divinion«.  HOUSTONITE MISSING  No Word From T«x#* Contractor Who Has Been Myst»riou«ly Gone For Three Day*  CHILO 8LIOE8 DOWN  BANNISTERS TO DEATH  us ee$r oudsmim 1« lo use. vöüR  OWM  HICKS STILL HELD  Man Charged With Waplee-Waiter Cigarette Theft Ha* Not Mad* Bond  L, F. Hb k«, arrested Friday in eon- j heetlon with the hurglnry of thej Wap!«!«-Platter «lore In this city, 1« fdlll eotifined In th» eounty jail. So far Hick» haw made no effort to pro cure bond, though in all probability he will within the next tiny or so. v Charge* have been filed aisfnlnBt him. and h« hits made a eotnplale Confess I on, offieer« Hay.  BO I Shi, lilati,, De ( >„ IS, W.—Gmnt Wtu'd, it, whb killed today lit a fall from th« fourth floor to the first floor of tho »into capito] building, lie is be llovod tu have started to sHdo down the uunrd mil of tho stairway.  HUOSTON, Tex., Dee. 18, </B—J. II. Oslmrne, hutldlru; ^contractor, abemt 45 ve«ra old, ha« been missing from his rooms at a lu>tel here since Thursday night, W. U, Hamel. tijanaKer of the hotel, «aid Saturday. No one apparently ha» any word of him since that time.  An effort was beinjr madfe Saturday nl|$ht to Ket in touch with relatives at KanKUH City.  1 Hv the Associated Press)  SAN AKTONO, Dec. 18.—Five huf?e motors of the type that brought America witiKed victotry in the world war, purred and sputtered at Dunean field here today anxious to be off on their long journey through the uncharted r»Irways of South America which s scheduled to t,iart Monday.  Designed for wnr, these motors toady were ready for a mission of peace —the army’s Pan-American flight, which will carry ten officers to more 1 ii.vn seventy cities and thirty geographical divsons.  Tune Up  A wet feld prevented any practice flights and the hours were spent in tuning up. Insnecting overhauling, and making certain that the last thread in the lawt bolt was in proper shape. Each officer made a final check on the last artcle in his scanty kit, and the San Antonio chamber of commerce bought the last l*ou<juetn of flowers for the women who will christen the flying; boat» Monday morning.  1 By Associated Press)    j  WASHINGTON. Deo. IX— The alien! property bill, by which the administration hopes to settle claims of American and Gertriin national« against the two governments growing out of the world war. was passed today by the house and sent to the senate.  Offered as a compromise agreeable to both the claimants and to all mein- j hers of the ways and means commit- > tee which drafted it. the lull was ap- j proved by :i vote of 279 to C6,    j  Opposition came largety from dern- j  ocra t.*i,    .....I  I    Provisions of Bill * I  As described in the committee re- I port accompanying the bill, it would j provide “for the immediate payment in full of the claim« of American nationals oKainut Germany not in excess of $100,000, and for the payment in full but in installments, of ihe remainder of the such claims: for the payment of the immediate future of 50 percent of the claims of German nationals f.fr «hips, patents    radio  stations and for the payment $P>f the remainder of such claims in installments, but the total amount ifc no' to exceed $100,000,000 less administrative expenses; for the immediate return id" SO percent of German property held by the alien proo<.*rty custodian and for the eventual return of the remainder."  LIVES  GET AWAY AFTER LOCKING TEXANS IN VAULT  BANDITS ELUDE OFFICE** IN BATTLE NEAR ALTUS, OKLA.  ARE TURNED BACK  MEN WITH $i000 STOLEN MONEY HEADED BACK PANHANDLE  (By The Associated Press) •VKHNON, Texas, Dec. J8—'Hire* unmasked men who robbed the Bftrtk-of Odell at Odell, HO miles north of here of approximately $6,000 # and escaped wPhout arousing an immediate alarm at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, later eluded capture a second tlhie af-terengaging officers who sought to stop them near Altus, Okla., in a gun battle.  With their flight toward Altus halt* i od, however, the bandits turned back j in their automobile, and sped toward | Wellington, in which territory they | were sought tonight.  1    Locked in Vault  1 The bandits completed the robbery I of the bank while holding EtewqyJ ; .Marsh, cashier; JLevI Beach, assistant I cashier, and S. K Chandler, customer,  | at pistol point. They then herded the ; three into the bank vault, closed and ; 1 lorked the door and then camly stroll 1  i ed from the hank to an autombile> j «tarted the engine and drove away.  They Escape Alarm of the robbery was not sounded for several minutes after til« robbery, until one of the vault-imprisoned victims with a screw driver 1 ' as his only tool succeeded tn opening the door from the inside. An alarm uas immediately broadcast in all <U-. n-ections. and soon after the reports were received here that a group- of officer« watching the road to A!tu>  I had engaged three ,tm*n ,Uv a roaster..,  ! in a pistol fight in which no Ofte vtoi* injHred.    t  Come In Quietly The robber* had ntrolled Into the b;mk together officer« were told, .arousing no suspicion -until one who had walked to the cashier's window and covered the employees and customer. The other two bandit* went into the cage, gathered approximately SO.000 In bills frton $1 to $20 denomination and then locked the victims in the vault.  SCOTTAPPEALS  Man Who Ha* Thrice Eccaped Neoe* Rests His Case With Illinois Supreme Court  INGERTON ARRIVES  Head of Physical and Military Training For Tech College to Begin Duties Fir*t of Year  WALES IS A HEftO  LONDON, Dec. IS. (^—Hunting with th« Cottesmore, hound* in the Melton Mowhray district today, the Prince of Wales displayed great pluck and preMence of mind in checking the wild career of a runaway horse, which had. thrown th? Belgian multi-mil* ltonaire. Captain Alfred L,oewenstein.  TANK FALLS; KILLS 3  10.000 Gallon Contair^r    ^tal  ly from Roof of Quaker Candy Factory  PH 11iADKLP111A, Pa. Dec. IS (/P>— Three persons were killed, .six were removed to hospitals because of Injurie« and a number of others were hurt lesH seriously when a 10,000 gallon water tank on the roof of the T, H. Wunderle candy factory collapsed today.  Those killed were Marie Hammil, 22; Robert Couger, 38, and Charles Koblsch, 20, all of Philadelphia. ,  Rhoades Ingerton, of Amarillo, former Center college football star, who has been coaching at P.ucknell with Charlie Moran, arrived in Lub-night preparatory to entering on his duties as director of physical education and military training at Texas Technological college.  SPRINC.f’IKLU Ills., Dec. 18. (*»>—» Fate of Russell T, Scott., under death .sentence at Chicago for the murder of Joseph Maurer, a drug clerk, now rest» with the Illinois supreme court.  •The ease, which is said to be Without precedent in the United States, was submitted to the court today by Attorney William Scott Stewart of Chicago, counsel for the man who ha* thrice escaped the gallows.  GAS KILLS DRILLER  SANTA VISITS SCOUTS  Bascom Richard* Overcome In Hutch* inson Field and Die* Shortly^ Afterward  AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 18, 0*h~ Bascom Richards, driller was overcome from kus late today when he entered the cellar of an oil well dt'tll-  —--, ing in the Hutchinson county oil field!  Axtell Company Give* $100 Christmas  1  near here. He died a few ininute*  Present to Boys of the  South Plains  Santa Claus came to the boy scouts of the South Plains area yesterday in the form of a letter from i*\ W, Axtell of the Axtell Company, Fort Worth, cancelling the $100 indebtedness for purchu.se and installation of r>d a half horsepower gas on  later. Two other workmen in the eel» j lar at the time were seriously injUt'« ed by tho fumes.  BRAKEMAN BEATEN  X Adams, Santa Fe hrakeman, tat* of Nome, Alaska, was cut eevertri tlmm on the head last night, when h« 1WUI  M m    a The * trut!k w l lh ;i lieavy ,antern ln  » *****  gine at the lost Memorial i¡ with another Sa-ntu Fe employe«, »r.  "«ft Tea!««: Sunday partly cloudy, oceani Oliai ruin« in earn portion, warmer in east and ntrWi portions: Monday partly Cloudy, colder In tho Pnn-haiidfct.  lAifefoofc l«i|tperatt»r?w: Maximum,  ZmmST'  3 PEDESTRIANS STRUCK  ■V CARS At I AND 12TH  Chief of Police T. R. May netöd ft» traffUj officer at the Intersectiou of Tcxuk Avenue aml Broadway yesler-day, directln« th« Christmas crowds. Kvldence or the need of, direct tun was shown by the fact that on thre« oc-caslons, whlle Chief May was tempo-rar Hy ubsent t  p<;dci«trlains wero struck by fiutomohlles, None was ¿njured.  KMPORIA, KanJTEfle. lg, OW.—Jes-»l»i Heed, farmor, i» In Ihe Cattee coun* ty JaJl cha4#^d wth U)* muwier of hi« wif#* ^ «»I1INI W| tb* Kltehen of the tteed hom» night will» her ©ad out neurly oft  Cheer Editor, With $34183 Available, Starts Playing Santa Claus  *    ¥ W    ¥    * ♦    * . , «    *    *    *    *    *    0    *     ¥   —Invades Stores of Lubbock to Buy Provisions for Sufferers  Mu'  Funci* for the Avalanche«Jour* nal Chrittma* Cheer fund, have been <jj#nvnfl Jn more rapidly dur*. ¡ng the pa»t few days» but many hundreds of dollars are stilt needed. It is now less than ene we*k until Christmas and.if you are aft* ing to. help supply Christmas jay ‘ in Lubbock, ¡t is necessary that you get your subscriptions ip at ones.  The Christmas cheer editor spent several hours Saturday purchasing floods far the pqer of the oity, and in a few ¡nstences. article* have.:.' been deliv*re«l. Two families have been given food, several have had coal deli vered to their homes, and one woman», ««oh to be • mother» W**, smrrM with 1e*4*  >• «aW tTW  4 ^ 1»    f^liw,   r -'  it them Monday and will supply whatever they, may need.  j  Thera are several fami lie« in similar circumstencee, and some of four or five widow« will be as* sisted. Rut if they are to have enough to aid them materially, it a necessary that Qoodfellew« go down,in their pockets and dig up.  ••me people h«v« h«en very lib* eral, and. m«ny have< net .given m cent., There, is still tme to act, •nd if you went te hav« Vpa£t in the work of sypplying Christmas joy, send <n your donation.  . Th« ;  Mpstfr; Plumber«^ a«s«eia* èf MIMk N#.* mM» ; (Mb  largest single donation, for th«y  ¡s' je ja,  ci|»eir. *,dftfP *nd" tN |N»tr  -r.\ t  ■  1   Yeeterday we reported a $10 do* nation for the Csrpentere* Union. Thie wee an error, and should have b«fn credited tp the Painter*’, Paperhangere’ and Decoratore’ Union. Last year th« carpentere made the largeet donation, of any organiagtion in the city; their donation being $100.  There ie etili time t« act, but we muet have more money if all th* poor are to be remembered. S«d>ecriptions fellow«  Previously reported    $276J3  PÄnters’ and Paperhangere  ...........-1W»  H»,P. Lehr    ■  INfifn S- Burke  Plurpbers’ aea«ei«ti«n ,  has been in months, pumping water into the park reservoir.  DELINQUENCY COSTLY  Failure to Pay Water Bills On Time Costs $7S in Cold Caeh to Local Consumere  Total  mm  id  Failuro to pay water bills on time has cost Lubbock dtissens $75 in cold cash this month. Of 87 meters out off to date, seventy-five have been re connected at a charge of $1 each, City Secretary K. W. C.roce said yeeterday.  lie further said that nbout fifty more delinquent meters would bo disconnected Monday unless payment of hills is made early Monday morning.  Sam Stewart sewed up the wound*.  5  Smoppms  PAYS TIU.  'CHRISTMAS!  ' ZOCCSsSSC  GETS US, 000 BECAUSE DOC  USED ACID IN LIEU OF SALTS  COFFEYVILUE. KttiiH., Dec. 18. ,~n A. C. Howmfan, a, real estate broker here, was awarded a $85,000 verdtoe in a s«t brought agalttst I>t\ K, C. Coyte, of CotfeyvUle. by a jury In, the disttict cotlrt yf|»t4WPd«y* . , I     r   Bownmn clairaed thart thp^yfiMtdtint u»ed caustic aoda instead, of. Spaom. salt* iby mi^t«ke while treat*«* him during an IUrm?!*  " < ' . '’IK\ « J   

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