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   Wichita Daily Times (Newspaper) - July 18, 1911, Wichita Falls, Texas                                PIVB O'CLOCK COITION X WEATHER ihowory tonight and Wednesday. EIGHT PAOEI TOPAY VOLUME 5 WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, TUESDAY, JULY mil. 1911 Nl'MBEK TO BOO SEWERS IN FLORAL HEIGHTS CITY ACCBPT8 OFFER OF LOAN FROM REALTY COMPANY FOR THAT PURPOSE. CITY DEPOSITORY NAMED Banks Display Less Eagerness for Clt; Funds and HlgHetT Bid Was Percent. At the regular semi-monthly meeting of tbe city council held this morning the city engineer wos directed to begin at once tbe extension of the sewe: system to Floral Heights, the Firs National Bank was designated as the depository for tbe city funds, an orde was made whereby the city purchases of the four and a lull per cent Improvement bonds, and an or der was placed for a street sweeper. Manager Knowles of the St. Jamee- Hotel appeared before tne cotfbcil wltr a request that the city help bear the expense Incident to lighting the aJlej between the railroad and Ohio avenut from Seventh to Eighth streets, whlcli alley it was claimed had become a much traveled throoughfare since I construction of the new union station Mr. Knowles explained that himself and associates were paying for the lighting and be suggested as equitable that the city pay for a light at tbe end of the alley on Eighth street. DIs cusssion of the matter brought out the fact that the city has no contract wlr tbe light company for arc lights am' Mr. Knowles' request was passed imtl' such time as a new contract could b> made and with this Idea in view the street committee was requested to, take up the matter of a new contract wltr the company at once In an effort to secure lower rate for the lights thar has been heretofore obtained. A. i. HlghtB ReaKy Company, was before the coun ell with a proposition that his company was now ready to loan the city of tbe required to extend the to Floral Heights, the amount to be paid each six, twelve and elgh teen months without Interest. The offer was accepted and the city attor was authorized to .begin the con 'structlon work at once. Bide were opened for the selection of a depository for the city money foi the ensuing year, three bids hemp sub- mitted as follows. First National Bank 3'A cent; City National Dank 3 S 100 per cent and the Wichita State Bank. 3 per cent The First National Bank was thereupon declared the city depository. In connection with the, consideration of the olds the fact 'de- veloped that the city has Oeen receiv- ing per cent for the past year, or considerably more than the highest bid submitted this year. An order was entered by the council authorizing the city to purchase of the four and a half per cent street improvement bonds. The matter of remitting the city tax on tbe baseball team was brought up but noaction was taken, a majority of the city council being opposed to the practice of remitting any such taxes except In cases where the fire depart- ment was Interested. It being agreed that this rale should lie strictly ad- hered to In the future. Considerable discussion was had as x to the delinquent payments In connec- tion' with the street paving, it devel- oping that a number of the property owners bad not settled for the work In front of their property, and the clt; engineer was authorized to urge the Importance of this matter and require payment without further delay." An order was placed with the Stnde- Mincemeat Mystery to Be Solved By AKKoiiat.J PII-HH Loiilbvllle. Ky., July mystery of meat, second to tbat of hush, b.is attracted the attention of Dr H. W. Wiley, head ft the bureau of cbemlBtry and In his ef forts to solve the problem of Its com- position be has appealed to the Ixjuls illle Detail Grocers' Association. At a meeting of that organization beld last night a letter from Dr. Wiley "was" received, In which he Inquired wbat Ingredients are used locally deal- ers and householders In making mince meat. The matter was referred to a committee and they wilLreport at BEST RAW IN 12 MONTHS FELL HERE WHOLE COUNTV FOR RADIUS OF MORE THAN FIFTY MILES THOROUGHLY SOAKED. WILL PLANT FEED CROPS the next meeting Investigation. the result of their l; company throunh the Hanhandle- Co. of this city for a street to he delivered at once. CORN PROFITS HAY RECOUP LOSSES Offers of Per Ton Being Made and Will Make Up for Other Crop Failures. Enid, Okla July 18. Broom corn may oiler fararcrs of this locality an opportunity to recoup their losses an wheat, "uats and corn. Broom corn nay be planted any time within tbe next two weeks and make a satlsfac- ory yield. Broom corn men say tbe best crops they have seen were plant- ed on a wheat field after harvest. The seed is" expensive, about a. lusbcl, and, a bushel of seed will plant fifteen acres. Ed Wall, who represents a broom corn bouse In Vichita, was In Enid after an exten- ive trip through the broom corn dls- rlct. He says the crop Is short and hat good broom corn Is sure to bring 150 a ton In the fall. Four acres of veragp Garfleld county land. aid, will produce a ton. It is TAKING THINGS EASY IN WASHINGTON 'resident Keeping Bachelor Quarters At White House and Devotes Much Time to Recreation. By Associated Press. Washington. D. C, July most all the comforts about him ex- ept tbe cool breezes from Salem Jay, President Taft Is endeavoring to make the hot months he Is forced to pend In Washington as nearly like lose he spent In Beverly last sum- mer as possible. With Secretary Hillis and Major Butt, the president s Keeping bachelor quarters in tbe Vblte House Almost every oon after the press of executive busi- est, the president motors out to the bevy Chase Club, plays 18 holes of olf and comes back to dinner at the Vhite House, much refreshed After Inner the three go automoblling In the big White House machine that has not been taken to Beverly. They seek the speedway arounfl Potomac Park or the cooler depths of Bock Creek Park. Usually two orl three hours -are spent In the motor trip, but the presi- dent tries to be back In the White House ready for midnight. He "Is an early riser and has plenty of work to do even in these hot days, too that he keeps himself In the best physical condition possible. Rain Had Hardly Stopped Before Far- mers Began to Come In for Seed. The heaviest rain since July 10 and 11, 1910 fell In Wichita Falls yester day and over the country surrounding for a radius of more than fifty miles Indeed the precipitation seems to have been general over the entire portion of Northwest Texas and Southwest- Oklahoma. Tbe I precipitation he.re -according to the U. 8. weather bureau gauge and from reports from Jown Park and oth- er places In the county was heavier at some other points than here. This was the first really good rain In more than a year and 1oy was un confined when the clouds let loose shortly after four o'clock yesterday afternoon. A heavy downpour con tlnued more than two hours and a lighter rain continue! until eight o'clock at night. While a heavy rain fell about Dun- 'dee yesterday afternoon on the HollI day creek watershed, the ground was so parched and cracked from tbe drouth, that tbe creek was started running only a little and this after- noon there had been no perceptible rise In the level of Lake Wichita. The rain, however, filled all the holes a the creek and another rain will start a Into tbe lake., The rain had not quit falling before farmers began to pour into tbe city to buy seed fbr teed crops. Tbe ground Is In excellent shape and If sufficient sqed can be secured a large acreage v.111 be planted to sorgum, June corn, kafflr corn, maize etc. While the cotton In the Immediate territory of Wichita Falls had been damaged so-badly that anything like a full crop cannot be hoped for In other lections where showers have fallen recently, yesterday's rain plac- ed the crop In splendid conditions and many communities are expecting a bumper yield. Everywhere the tanks have been filled and an abundant water supply secured. At Orth and other points in Archer county the precipitation was heavier than here and was the heaviest known In three years. Farmers are already preparing to break ground for wheat sowing and it Is estimated that worth of seed wheat will be sown In Wichita county alone ATHLETIC COURSE IN UNIVERSITY WISCONSIN UNIVERSITY RE-GENTS WILL MAKE ATHLETICS A MAJOR STUOy. IS AN ADVANCED STEP Work Done On Athletic Field will Bt Credited In University Course. Associated PreBH Madison, July unl vorslty of Wisconsin, which was one of the leaders in athletic "purifica- tion" crusade In 1906, has come for ward with n plan which Is consider ed tbe most advanced yet taken by any university or college tn the coun The latest photograph of tho future King ot England, 1'iince ol Wales. The picture snows him In tbe regalia as a member of the Order of the darter, and wa's taken at the uuie 01 his Investiture as a member. Hines Claimed Credit. Washington, V. aid M Frankle, a cigar stand employe In Chicago, testified at the.Lorlrucr hearing today he Illtifd re mark. "Lorinur has been elected, I elected him, I did It myself personal ly." Tbe regents of the university have added to tho curriculum a full athletic course, which combined with literary work, will lead to a degree of bachelor of arts. Tbe new course permits students of the university to elect forty credits- one third of the tntire number requir- ed for athletic work ar a major study, and ten credits In the teaching of physical education as e minor requirement for the new bachelors degree. Ten hours a week for four years devoted to the practice of athletics including football, baseball, crew work, basket ball, track work, gymnaa tics and aquetles and practice work In teaching for two hours each week (or three years are part of the require- ments in the course. All work done on the athletic field both In Intercollegiate competition and intercollegiate and games, will DC credited by the unlver sity as work done toward completl lion of the university course. Students desiring to qualify a' coaches in certain sporU may by taking work offered In the special technique of sport by becoming prod clent In certain required forms of athletics. New Geyser May Come in at Yellowstone AHwMmcj Plead Washington. D C, July IS urotuntfd for eruptions of largo quail titles of water, steam, snud and suiull rockH tu a height of several hundred feet from the hot springs in tho Nor rls busln, In Yellowstonu National I'ark, has been occurring during the They mny indicate Incrcas Ing activity In the subterranean forces to which the geysers lira due, nnd If aucb Is the case, It Is possible another geyser may develop In the park. [BRYAN QUESTIONS NOMINATION SEEKERS Former Anderson County Sheriff. By AMoclatedf Palestine, Texas, July Former ShorHr yy Anderson cotin- ty, dropped dead from heart failure. His home was near here. Ho was about fifty years old. SPEW LIFE HYING TO SOLVE PERPETUAL NOTION WANTS PRESS TO HELP HIM PUT ALL DEMOCRATIC ASPIRANTS On RECORD. A LIST OF 13 QUERIES Andrew Genard Might Have Mad Fortunes With Practical In- ventlons. By Anoclated preu, Baltimore, Md, July Qenard, 88 years old, Is dead here a ter having spent 65 years-of his lit in a vain effort to solve the problen of perpetual motion. Genard mlgh have made fortunes on practical in ventlons'if he had been able to dl rules the perpetual motion problem from his mind, As a wedding preaen to a' son, Henry, of Avalon, III, h gave a suggestion for a labor-savin corn reaper, which made 11.000.000 or more In profits. LOCAL COMMITTEE Will INSPECT GARMENT FACTORY AT GAINESVILLE J. L. Jackson atiti J. 8 Culbr.son were appointed a special committee' by the directors of the Chamber of Commerce this morning to go to Gainesville to Inspect the garment manufacturing plant conducted there by Mr. Nance who has expressed a desire to remove the plant to this place. Mr Nance ap- peared before tbe directors this morn- nly He said that his plant was now employing 23 all women and children, with a weekly payroll of from to 1190 per month. He said that his company was cap Itallzer) at Ixi tthat hid never In and that be was dissatisfied conditions at Gaines- ville and would remove his plant here if the unpaid capital could be subscribed and paid In. Gloves, bon- nest, aprons ad plain garments for wo- men's wear are manufactured. It is expected that tie committee will go to Gainesville tomorrow and further action on the part of the Cham- ber of Commerce will be governed by their report. Among the registrations at (he-West- land are Henry Ranch. Tulsa; Lewis Gray, Tulsa; W. H. Wallace, Beau- mont and Den Boltz, Corslcana NEW CHAPTER OF ORDERJ OF THE EASTERN STAR Will Be Installed Here July 25th With 24 Charter Members, A chapter of tbe Order of the East- ern Star will be named Victor Chap- ter In honor of V. E. Stampfll, who baa worked zealously for Its organiza- tion. The ceremonies of Installation will be -conducted by Jesse T. Atkin- son, ot Gainesville, grand patron in this dlctrlct. The new chapter has 24 members. Phoney Orders. charter By New York, July 18 A well dressed man who said he was Edward B Kahn of New Orleans, charged with having ordered from cloak and suit manufacturers in this city goods to the value of in the name of a Chattanopga. Tenn, firm to which the goods were ordered shipped, was 6f, tba firms1 visited 6y KahH telegraphed to Chat- tanooga for a of a 000 and received a reply that the com- pany there had no buyer In New York.. To Cut Gas In Chicago. By Associated Prrfls. Chicago, III.. July city council early today passed an ordin- ance fixing the price of gas at an average of 70 1 B cents per thousand feet for the rjeit five years. The rates In the ordinance for n period jOf five years are 75 cents first year; 70 cents second and third years; 68 cents fourth and fifth years. President Taft's Nomination. Washington, D. C., July the nominations sent to the Senate by President Taft yesterday were: Collector of Internal Revenue for the District of Y Kemper. Assistant Attorney liam I.. Wemple, New York. Postmaster at New onder F Leonbardt. Mr. Wemple succeeds Frank D Lord of New York, who died recent ly, and Mr. Lconhardt succeeds Post master Behan, whose resignation was received by Postmaster General Hitch- cock last Saturday. James Cummlngs, private detecdve of W R D Stokes, New York million- aire involved In the sensational case against the two joung chorus girls who shot him when he their apart ment. cummines was called to the stand to testify ,18 to the alleged theft of nine letters from Stokes to Miss Lil- lian Graham, one of the girls, which aero missing from her apartment sev- eral days after the shooting He tes- tified that he took some letters from the room and produced them In court, but declared he knew nothing about (he onea mentioned by the Graham Klrl. A police scandal has grown out of the alleged theft of the letters Po- licemen were supposed to be guarding the rooms of the two young girls. WILL TEST HUNAN AURA IN TRACING DISEASE Practical Test May Be In the Case of Chicago "Typhoid Girl'' Chicago, July practical test of tbe utility of the human aura In the tracing of disease may be made In Chicago this week, the subject to be Miss Rose Boersma who recently start- ed a typhoid fever epidemic In Engle- wood by scattering typhoid germs wherever she went, although apparent ly In perfect health. Miss Boersma, If the test Is decided upon, will be examined by a council of physicians Miss Boersmg Is quaran- tined at tbe home of her uncle, In Mor- gan Park. Until recently she was beld at the Cook county hospital. Dr. Koeh- ler of tbe health department said that she already was showing Improvement when she left there. Mamy Nationalities Represented. By Associated Prrsa Chicago, III., July Car ter H. Harrison, In announcing the appointment of members of the boon of education, yesterday declared tha he had satisfied-all of tbe many racci tbat make up Chicago's population. Following are the new members ol the board: David M. Pfaelzer, Harry A. Llpsky, James B. Dllbelka, Henry W. Huttmann, C O. Sethness, Mri John McMahon, John C. Harding. SENSATIONAL DECLINE IN COTTON PRICES TODAY By Associated Press. New York, July cotton mar- ket was more active and excited at the opening today than for month's. The first prices were at a decline of twen- tyflve to twenty-nine points. Contin- ued rains in the Southwest increasing the confidence In the big estimates of the coining crop and unfavorable trade advices seemed responsible for a gen- eral selling movement Some argued tbat after two years of almost unia  sonable" Into the Sherman anti-trust law? Do you favor the repeal of the crim- inal clause of the anti-trust law or believe Congress should make It clear that all restraint of trade Is unrea- sonable? Dot you favor popular election of Senators? Do you favor the Income tax. Do you believe It Is tho duty of th 1 to seed merchants at Kansas City, St I The unprecedented demand Indl- Louis. Oklahoma City, Fort Wortb. Wichita, Kansas and other centers. The extraordinary demand of the past few days has almost exhausted cates that tha largest acreage ever known "111 bo planted to feed to make up for the total loss of the; corn crop.   

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