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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - January 17, 1926, Abilene, Texas Home edition Sporter f c Price o cents vol. Xxvii. Associate of press Rehor. \ a55 by leased wire j Abilene Texas sunday january 17, 1926�?thirty-eight pages sunday partly Cloudy to Cloudy coca tonal Rains colder a number 16 2 Are slain 3 near Amarillo a a Good Rains reported Over most of Texa 3888 888 8 8888888 vote to employ farm and Home agents Seis gentle full dog sch hofe of court is unanimous heter topic it Heiring Siu better firming is i daughter dead. I is Hurt Man wounds wife then takes own life a plow gentle soaking rain fell Over Texas during saturday and though insufficient to 1�o of Groat Benefit in this Section it probably will be of some Aid to Farmers in the work of Winter blowing which now is in full swing. The precipitation i to Abilene tip to. Is bit o clock saturday night was it Inch it a reported by Tho local weather Bureau. This made the total Here this year .51 Inch. The slowness of the rainfall greatly increased the Benefit that will derived from the moisture. Scattered reports saturday night indicated Thor All of Central and Hast Texas and practically All of the Western portion of the state received slow Rains saturday. The Abilene and Southern railway of j fice Here saturday night reported rainfall along its line South to Ballinger and Winters and North to Anson and Hamlin was about equal to that recorded Here. Bronte reported one fourth Inch rain during saturday afternoon Wichita f Falla Houston san a no Tonto Georgetown and other Points reported varying amounts. Bain began falling at san Ang it to Early during the Day and Early saturday night ranged from one half to one Inch. Reconfirmed reports also indicated rainfall along the Texas and Pacific railway West of Abilene. Members of the Taylor county commissioners court voted to employ both a county farm agent and a Home demonstration agent late saturday following a hearing attended by More than fifty people. The courts ote on the question War unanimous. The action was taken following review of a number of petitions circulated in communities in All parts of the county which born the names of 46it citizens who favored and it who opposed the step. At Tho hearing in the District court room saturday afternoon a number of people from different communities were heard and county judge La speck ask cd those present to circulated petitions to explain the manner in which it was done in an Effort to be sure that no partiality was shown in their circulation. Each petition had columns to be signed by those for or against employment of both farm and Home agents according to the contracts signed late saturday Tho county will appropriate $2,500 annually from the general fund of which $1,000 goes to the farm a gent and 11,500 to the Home Derp nitration agent. Judge speck explained that neither the tax rate or property valuation �ui�1 be raised should the amount be approx Ria re. The agricultural and mechanical College of Texas turn to Page 6. Col. 4�?please. Rich Keeble elected president chamber of Commerce to 24 and sent to a Senate saturday Carlos to it t for co Fin fill wring feint speck. Judge of Tay Hae an a the four Taylor county Nom degree was conferred upon him n or county. A. An so regt fat Jug a a i. Jod the. Dour. Of it ame. Of ph7rd foil Quot is i. his admission to the i lain at Bronte Bronte Jan. one fourth of an Inch of rain fell Here saturday beginning a noon and continuing through the afternoon. It i win still Cloudy saturday night though the rain had decreased to a Light drizzle with prospects f r More. The rain will he of great help to growing eats and will Ald Wanter blowing a. Puoplo of la. Comity noir a a vhf pm of a pm i. Odd cd in Vino a. Pro tic. Of Low attorney and judge he has at an ten in it Moest after with Ben l. Cox local attorney. Times been guided by Law and j f Nan matters pertaining while connected with that office by that which he has Felt to a to adjust Row a other things he taught government and business the Best interests of the county and a jul ourt turned the Law at Abilene Christian College for its citizenship. Matters or Rolv a rear. He als finished the a it besides presiding Over the court a to Horn in Ayco a Mission Muir events for Ilia a. B. Degree at to court and probate court he is a commission a a ool while teaching charges Coolidge a a Hites Uhn m several months ago. Carlos p. Speck was born on chairman of the county commis , a irime of. Awe. No the local school a there and was awarded that degree in 1930 or. Speck was elected Sjodt she Choo Brce cwt.�h5�?s2t�?� disks i ored to it i i the Jubile school your work Manana to Nave 110. He $ 4 0 of his capital for a Railroad ticket to Hunt die Texas and d Ere entered Tho Sam Houston state teachers it Quot Liege where be stat Quot rout to in i is Oner two years. The inter. Ste of Tho county and its c a zen in matters concerning the highways to Here other counties have in some cases been satisfied general in state a it Xidas. To Jan. 16.�?sh rainfall with gradual drop in temperature was reported in the sections surrounding Wichita i a us Houston san Antonio Austin Waco. Fort Worth and Dallas saturday night. Rain fell steadily All Day at the Points mentioned Liia drizzle were reported at num. A us Oulu r Points in All parts of the. State. A steady downpour during Tow Day at Georgetown ran the Recor 1-Ed precipitation there to inches and Early Toni no indication of Aba both Fin the and s. T he san Gabriel River verge at the City i five foot stage 11 heaviest in Twoy sen. Norris charges secret understanding As to appointees we Rich Keeble cashier of the Farmers and merchants National Bank was elected president of the Abilene chamber of Commerce it the annual banquet of the organization held at the first Metho list Church Friday evening. The agricultural improvement of Taylor county Vas the keynote of the in act in do Iza to of in entire program presided Over Byi by la i Urh a. E. Pool retiring president. Harles in. Barnes is Vic president and Truett compere second vice president. A. S. Payton was selected As treasurer. The executive committee and Board of directors was chosen for the fiscal year ending december 31. 1926. George a orms of the Extension division. Agricultural and mechanical College of Texas was the principal speaker of the evening an a presented a com Mon sense petition for diversified farming. Miss ii leu Swift regional supervisor of Home demonstration agents for the College j. R. Masterson. Taylor county farm demonstration agent and j. Dee Tarpley. Chief Deputy state labor commissioner in charge of the West Texas free employment Bureau Bere were others who delivered addresses. The annual reports of Secretary V Carswell and Guy Mccarty retiring treasurer vet read and apr roved a was a report of a committee it it a by Laws and Constitution composed of j. M. A a it Tuff a. I Fulwiler and r a. A Vaie. The new Constitution provides for operation of the organization it a a budget system and bonding of the Secretary and treasurer. The banquet was nerved by worn it of and girls of the first method int Church. In addition to about 135 re pre tentative members of the chamber of Commerce several Farmers Fth county were present a guests those introduced were Tricot Ruckor Caps a. A. Parmely of Abilene a Farmer in the Capa Coram u Washington Jan. 16 a it a it a the belgian War debt settlement was approved today by the House. By n vote of 314 to 2 4 it passed and sent to the Senate a Resolution to authorize acceptance of the terms As recommended by the Anteri an debt commission. Having approved by a vote of 2a7 to 135 Tim italian War debt settlement the House turned today to five other debt arrangements with no expectation of developing similar opposition to them. Attacked mainly by democrats during tour Days of debate tile italian pact now goes to the Senate where a Resolution of acceptance already has been offered. The agreement described by its opponents As amounting to virtual cancel lation of the debt. Binds Italy to pay this country $2.407.doo.�od in Exchange for the $.64s.000.000 originally borrowed Tho payments extending Over 2 year in the voting us democrats who i opposed acceptance of a he settlement were joined by 17 republicans two independents and on socialist while 12 were paired against the proposal find �?~.7 did not vote. Amarillo Texas urn apr slashing the Throat of her two Young daughters in v hat is believed to have been a sudden fit of despondency mrs. Essie Moore 34, living five Miles South of Lockney then used the same razor in an attempt to end her own life. Ter re i la. 8, rushed to the door and fell dead her sister. Dorothy 6, and Fie girls Mother Are at Tho Point of death. All were alone in the House but de Pratt brother of the woman was working in a nearby Field. It heard screams of children but reached the House to find till Trio unconscious in a Pool of blood. The woman s husband a cripple is in a California sanitarium. Pratt said his sister had delusions in a cent week that some one a trying to Kidnap her children no inquest has been held. Amarillo Texas Jan. 16.�? apr ordering his two daughters from the room Sam Avest 45, Oil Field labor fired four shots into the body Ltd Bis wife probably mortally wounding her then sent a Bullet through his head dying instantly. I the Kitchen of an Oil Field Hack Twenty Miles North of Panhandle today Ace ring to the Story told officers by the two girls. The couple bad been separated for several months it is said and met by Chance Friday night. Fears. West was brought to an Amarillo Hospital where it i said she has a slight Chance to live san Angelo Tex., Jan. Of a Salome Jacques 85, mexican violin in is dead and Cruz j toques 4a her daughter is probably fatally Washington Jan. 16.�? a it c h Tisdale Tuscola. J. 1 j reside Coolidge or Var 1vri of o Stewart. Ovalo in a. Senate today by senator nor a u of 0n a to Farmer. Introduced. Messes. Rucker. Tisdale Parmel t it turn the entire Road situation Over to the Highway commission of went to school for two years Felting no objection to any cd men irs rent that might not it be to the Best interest of certain citizens or following four years As a school teacher or. Speck entered the University of Texas Law school and he was elect d in 192 i to serve two years. Or. Speck was married in 1914 and has three children two sons and a daughter. They reside at at san Angelo 173.1 South eighth Street la is at $ a. It., Satu an Active member of the Lions club pattern on in the Abilene chamber of Commerce Al in had fallen i continuing into i nit it the it Merit it ii of Quot a who to a. Show in a a in and j. J. Stewart in Brief re i Marks expressed enthusiastic support of till work Quot of the county farm agent and the Hope that a Hong demonstration gent would be employed saturday by the county commissioners court. They thanked the Cham or of com in Ere turn to Page 7. Col. 2.�?please in Liitt i Vii i Asatry to the travelling Public judge speck there did work for which the la l new Of Heads Abilene chamber of Commerce and a Cost Texa chamber of Commerce. He is also an Active member of the College Church of Christ. Began y and Hun the do Ris Republican Nebraska relating the Laws of lha land through secret understandings with his appointees to Independent Eum mls a sums. Speaking in by half of Resolution the investigation of the Tariff commissions Sitor Norris said the president belonged to till group that believed the commission should be u 1 f r partisan purpose and that he had used his Lush of fico til misconstrue Tbs letter and Tho spirit of the Tariff Law he charged the or. Coolidge appointed David j. Lewis demo. Of Maryland to the com Mission for political purpose but in bad 14 of or. The appointment a made the Nebraska senator Auld the it re it Dent requested i e vis Congress gives consider sed to give the dded the Bourd r fire in the debits Ai Well is Tim settlement itself representative Rainey Democrat of Illinois picturing the Premier As a a cruel vicious dictator. The Mussolini go i Nimri cars burned As a result of a explosion the it followed the lighting of a match near a gasoline tank by tha aged woman s grandson. Houston Tex. Jan. 16, t in Reed. 28. A night orderly St the Baptist Hospital killed himself toys with a Shotgun. Hard Early in the Day told the proprietor of his Rooming House that he had quit work. I it seemed despondent Over ids unemployment. Rotan votes Ite s of vote is 9 to i in favor of improving the Vater system i farm Relief Bill gets discussion Able attention sat. To the measure is to be first order of business when Senate meets monday although of a refit j letter ? ii senator n Point t t,.> made. T wonder Bow Many More resignations president a a old go be car a Ryling around h id Over is of Wiful pendent comm is to j Relief legislation a onto Auto to claim i he continued. A this is a a sry it no id Abl attention t Duy in i forceful in the i of influencing com j i. I a a or i missions. A Ash in ton Jan. 16.�?farm grand jury work to be resumed monday Washington Jan. A an Effort to deprive 16. The. Its posit pc nato la Iii is Sam solution v r of Buie i a Publ Ai mde the subject. Rich Keeble president Charlesw Barnes 1st . A. P. Patton treasurer. By the associated pres. Berlin gave a tip of $109 to i Steward on the Leviathan. That $7 5 More than the gratuity a new York taxi cab Driver received for driving him and Ellin to the pier. the result of remark about a neighbor s Short Enkiri mrs. M try Winkleman is unde. $500 Bonds to keep the peace. Magistrate of Connor is sorry he could nut sentence her to a ducking school or to Wear hoop skirts. New Torki a statue put on a he roof of mrs. Aah. K Vanderbilt s House 45 year ago to hide the Chiro Rev to to be returned to the family a j Benjamin Winters who bought the House for $3.0no,600. It represents Richard Morris Hunt Archit set of the House in Stone Mason garb. Tar 18, beam of Light ten million Candle Power measure distances of scores of Miles with or jurors of Only a few inches. Already it has spanned the 160 Miles Between France and Corsica. Berlin a an englishman i claiming estates that will make him on of Germany a biggest land owners. Prince Charles Edward former Duke of Saxe Coburg und Gotha already a been award a. $7,500,000 and some property a the German courts and is seeking More. New York i ast j eat a royalties from the books of Nathalie Crane 12 year a id poet have been revealed by Ber father As $1,192,90 out of which came $412 expenses including $50 for dancing lessons. $100 for recital costume and $10 for books. Cotton continues coming into Yard 40 Bales each Day with Cotton continuing a come into the local Yards the Public weigher. Robert i. Young stated in inlay of noon that Tho total received Here is 18.woo this year. The Price was ranging around 22 cents on the local Market and or. Young misled that some Day a Many a 40 tulle of onion arc or Vii it even at till late pin of ii season. Court proposal a f priority a Fogt re t be Day and when Mon sins the court a it main the fir turd a Nat Mo-05, Hani Shire. W it it r i speech on tile t it tight to produce a i a a a a valuation giving general leg sit the right of on a Noxy Ion motion of senator Lenroot publican avs canst the j voted to keep the court Issue i position of Vantage. Delivering a prepared add senator Moses attacked the court As a 1� Ign no Only is a Ere i ire of the or. F nations a he said a a but the yer an i apology for the in As Well. Another reservation to the t j Resolution a offered by to t i Frazier Reub Lieou North in i to it would propose a Stab Merit of an a a i Mutton a p j of the sea and destruction v other armed naval Craft and i set i it h american would be conditional upon a a police of the a eat operating satisfactory to the i s states. 1� vet govern Cut. Control of Gram and other products was a it re it ?1 in a Bill introduced in the a nato by senator Frazier re pub _ A. I Alcan. North Dakota and one pro members of to forty second ,. _., sent d in the non or a Tresenia a District court grand jury which ii it a were in session Terni Ighut Friday an i saturday adjourned late sat Rotan Jan. the Over whelming vote of nearly to i the to it it of Rotan today ordered the issuance of $l7�,o�0 in for improvement of the a i water i Walt Jow an to four Stem. The a to Vvs 151 for and whom Are grown against. The Bond Lossu will be used in Ying is lies of pipeline leading from the water Supply West of Here i in Scurry county the City has unrated to a Wells of pure Plains water there and All of the Bond Issue 1 will be expended in laying the pipeline and drilling additional Wells that might be necessary. The Supply fun i by the Well i regarded As sufficient needs however the rapid growth that Rotan i experiencing and Hie in ,.? to a Universal Gypsum company Plant Here will begin using water from the City ? Supply j a soon a the pit Flint i Laid. Necessitate drilling additional present plan Iii for Lav i 8-Inch Lino from the Wells t Longview Tex Jan. 16.�?put a unit fee 58. Was shot and killed today St a Sawmill Northeast of litre of tied by his tan Taylor i Aso. The younger i Zee confessed according to sheriff Hays. That he so t Hie f a Lier in self defense when the father Apea red at the Sawmill intoxicated. The father died almost instant in aft r baits shot big time with a pistol. To in survived by a. Chid ret a ii of Ile hied at glad water _ Al v a ble to agree is discharged after de. Liberation of 20 f hoi is saturday in a it los. In an. Rota. To. Inlay without Tim court. District Atte Long St Mfd Iii realm e it Dell morning. Tills filled Nim and had re turn merits to fiid.1 it Nev Milburn t the jury to a in ions my no Ury Harn in on Vav eat ii e r S. # part me it of agr Cuiter weather by Reau Little Democrat. Kansas a Vii dissimilar to measures i both ire intended to relieve the j Farmer f violent Price flu Tua Tlona 1 and to insure Sale of surplus crops. I s. Nor Frazier Bill would a j Propato $.0&Quot �?��., it a create j a Federal agricultural marketing Boud a i and Corn wheat and . Rep is no Tiv o Little # Reno but in seeks to set aside $109,00�, j 09� for a revolving fund to has by die government to it establish j bonded cd caters store heat in then and Sll it. A Home arum abroad at Price calculated to bring the grower fair returns. The House agriculture con in it Teet . Meet monday old fashioned Cowboy dinner to be served plan business meet Washington Jar ii. A i weather out ask for the week begin-1 rung monday a a a s of a Tate per i id of ram first part Ai a again Dur latter half near realms i to pm a lures most of u Eek it for Caks up ii a sent Middle of v Elk. For am Ere and vanity s Dav j partly Cloudy a Cloudy cd nil Rains colder. For East Texas he Day part y. Cloudy to Cloudy occasional rain j colder sunday except Southeast per i pariahs so cold that Helen wills has had to defer shopping l no v Farris sad b. C Amarillo finn i Hart re of at it Rin. Tex. Tan. 16.�? a the Western lubricating company of Amarillo was chartered f Ere today. Tho capita i Stock is $30,090. Incorporator j. B. Bradford Sanford livestock sales in a $3,879,000 total fort Worth. Tex., Jan. 16 a i.ive�?.>ck sold through the a attle raisers and producer Ommi St Quot a company composed of about 2.7o<� cattlemen. \ to. Oklahoma Aud new Mexico l r the part year totalled $3,879,600, says the report e. A Spiller fort a it ii seer tar treasurer. Spiller and All other office a re re elected. The others Are k. Of Ile is ban Angel. President f n. Trnf<0, Brady Vic president r. La Harry san Angelo and j g. A a hit Reaf Temple Are among the director. Dry thermometer a get t it it truth a a j ii in of humidity Al degree Ken fall it v i Tai for Jear Ai i Empera turfs sat us Ivay v m i m i 45 56 2 45 it 3 4 it a 41 1 a 41 v 42 2 11 ? 42 41 a ,. $3 i s3 noon. 56 v j a. R be. 7 to bul s it. B a h to 12 39 7 p in. St 41# ii by is i 6 in h. continued hearing. John Wallace and Harvey Ingram Dee Moines editor endorsed the die Ai tut Quot n Bdl which would form a expo t Board and Levy an equalization tax Tor disposition of surplus crops. They declared the for i Supply of to nation was i is Mea a i by agricultural depression. To hear pleas on Hoffman Road co. Austin Tex. Jan. f Ari a he a ate will is ready m Aday lorning when hearing on defer 5 it Art a t tit i of. To is. Inn. Apr the a. A. Martin Vin i j ii re a Dis liar Gnu on i vent i i of tonight after 20 hour of deliberation. According to Anoff Clyl mitc my nth. Hic a late never a Vun toward a verdict to either do a Titi being 8 for a a a Tiv kt1�i� and i for Soqui Tad practical the Hob i inn Martin v?u.? charged specifically till rot one with firearms of a a Knox Cash or of the Krum farm or and merchants Bank on Juno i 32s, around $30,000 being Tak n in tile Holdup. He a charged by a principal and accomplice and a a a Arr ated following a raid on the Yancey St by ranch in Denton county last August by state rangers in which b St t.? and other paraphernalia were found. The state represented by a. Of Tolbert assistant District attorney of Tarrant county Elbert Hooper do not n county attorney and Mark men a former adjutant general Ani special prosecutor attempted to he v that Martin had been traced Denton to Krum on this in Lek a i the an Inge ments will of the robbery and hired a a r be in it Harge it f it. L Hayle a for a percentage of tile spoils. The approximately too Stamford bus j offered an Alibi claiming 1ne�# men will attend Tho function Martin in Denton at the tit a a it it a the Riv r and show die director it t f robbery a Good Tim while they Are in the j Martin already is under 99-year City. A business session of the i leniency for the slaying of Deputy Sherd i it. B. Parsons at Denton Havluy been convicted in Dallas on change f venue. Jar s r a Mfd Rio. Fashioned cow boy a served Board it t he aaes Texas a. Mere when they he Federal j t,dr.scialon her duet Tor will be g hts of Ord a v tuber the dinner will be 1 a in f re club by of in Obi inner will a f directors of my r of combi their extras monday the lest of the of Cota Ler. O. Scive i at tile j 8 e on la k a will Vii fit Inex Man inv Vii 3mr us my monday n the ,.w auditor a. Which be presided Over by Obi. R. Q Lee president of the a Cost Texas cd Huber of Commerce. Ant pleas of privilege in the 421.060 Highway suit Aga Hoffman construction a Eastland is called in the. Net Cut Urt Here. Attorney Dan Moody said late to a defendant and t a int company contend they sued in counties of resale �.?� lat Ltd u county should the plea bed ? judge George Calhoun ? will seek to have the Ca net Tea the a a by 3rd lilt in or 1. Jedi refer i must i e be and led by in stat a Galo Cret Ary of the c , Wii the meeting Ltha i. Or of con N. A yrs f 11 local cd a in Lier of a rear. M inlay at Tiv a est Texas it Mere directors it Stamford pm the Bee i methods i r preparing the West Texas exhibit at the Mesqui cer ? or r i exposition to be held in pm. A.1 Al his judge a. M. Caldwell a a. Ember of the executive committee and r. In. Hayle a vice president of the Avest Texas chamber v. La alga lit tend the meeting Austin Tex., Jan. 18.�?ay, a. trial at of a it Worth an charge of r by by with firearms in connection with the Daylight Holdup of the Krum Bank last Jeu t Day filed in the court of criminal appeals an Appeal of a murder life sentence. Martin was up ? ced from Dallas county to i9 c., it r murder in it in Titi n with the Ila i a August 6, 1925. In Den ton county of it. B. Parsons Den n peace officer on Martins application Tho Case is tried in Dallas rallies than in Denton Toua it

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