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Abilene Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - September 23, 1920, Abilene, Texas Die Ifo Tlene a Alp vol. Number 255abilene. Texas. Thursday. Skit. 23, 1920 Claxton says Bureau of education treated the candidates alike. We. Burnes takes stand Senate investigating committee at Washington heard testimony of both sides of the Campaign. By in c. Martin United press staff correspondent Washington sept. 23.�?the Senate Campaign investigating committee today called or. P. P. Claxton United states commissioner of education to answer charges that political propaganda in favor of governor costs candidacy had let Een spread through a school the Bureau s publication. Senator Kenyon referred to an editorial in a school life a on september i concerning Cox a interest in education. Claxton Suid a school ufos had attempted a to present impartially position of both candidates on educational questions. A we printed extracts from the Republican and democratic platforms alike on education and letters from Harding Coolidge Cox und Roosevelt a said Claxton a was part of our plan to improve the schools by creating interest in Public affairs Quot. A speech by representative fess chairman of the Republican committee by officials of the american federation it Zibor and the league of women voters were other political items printed Claxton said. Letter from Republican and democratic governors on educational questions and Public issues also were printed Claxton testified. Kenyon asked Why the Cox editorial was not followed by a Harding editorial. Claxton said it Wasny to intended to be an editorial in the sense of a political endorsement of Cox As against Harding. No View from Harding the editorial referred to a letter from Cox to Claxton expressing deep int treat in education a a did t you have the same sort of expression from Harding Quot asked Kenyon a no paid Claxton and explained he tried to have the editorial a a killed when he saw it but it already had been printed. Senator heed quoted from a letter from Harding to Claxton expressing interest in the schools. Claxton said that hardings letter was printed in another Issue of a school Lite resumption of the hearing was delayed today while search was made for photostatic copies of alleged subscription lists to we. Barnes Book Quot republicanism of 1920.�?� the copies were not found and questioning of Barnes was resumed without them. Senator Reed asked Barnes about a pledge it a moral and flan it Jal support Quot to the distribution of Quot militant Republican propaganda under the direction of win Delro seeing pledge a i never saw such a pledge Quot said Barnes. The alleged pledge bore the name of John d. Rockefeller John d. Or. Percival s. Hill of the american tobacco company Clarence Mackay Walter g. Teagle Chauncey Al. De Pew and other wealthy men. Quot i never saw any list of subscribers a said Barnes. Barnes demurred when asked to give financial details concerning the publication of books. A i at s Stop fencing a said Reed. A a it a been charged this Book Enterprise was in Aid of the Republican Campaign and we wont the Baines asked the committee to rub Elrether he was required to answer questions concerning the financial arrangements. Senator Kenyon instructed him to answer and be did so. Senator Reed asked Barnes How he knew he would get Money enough to pay for the Book unless he had seen the list of subscribers. Senator Edge objected to the question hut heed persisted and Barnes under protest finally agreed to Send a list of subscribers. The amounts subscribed and the amount paid solicitors. A did you or any of your agents Ever consult will Hays about this Book a heed asked. A i think or. Young the solicitor of subscriptions talked to Hays hut never did Barnes , and added Hays wrote a letter a a couple of years ago Quot endorsing the Book and this was used in soliciting subscriptions. Patrolman says he extinguished fish when he found bomb in station. By the associated press new Youk sept. 23.�?while investigators were St Iii seeking to solve the mystery of the Wall Street explosion a week ago the police announced a package of dynamite was found today on the platform of the heed Avenue elevated station in Brooklyn. At the same time the police announced a tag found in wad Street near the horse attached to the death cart has been identified As one issued in 1918 to the Reid Lee dream company of Brooklyn certifying the horse was not afflicted with glanders. By United press new York sept. 23.�?a dynamite bomb with a lighted fuse was discovered in a Wash room of the rid Avenue nation of me Brooklyn rapid transit elevated lines today by policeman Michael Santinello. He extinguished the fuse. At a police station it was found he package held St bomb containing a enough dynamite to blow up he the elevated platforms which Are unusually High at this Point wet of crowded with scores of people. The b. R. T. Strike which began several weeks Agen Aud was marked by considerable violence during the Flat few Days is believed to be practically tided through return of the men to their posts individually and the hiring of new men. A report made to officials of the la. R. T. Said the package contained oakum but not explosives. The Bureau of combustibles however stated the package contained one stick of dynamite. When received at tho Bureau tier was no fuse attached officials said. The explosive was sent to a Tost Labora tory for a further examination. The patrolman who found the bomb said when he found the bomb with not Oke issuing from it he squeezed oat the fuse an i immersed the bomb it in a bucket of water. Captain Henrj Duane head of detectives in tin District examined the missile. A Deputy fire marshal said it contained dynamite. The ticket agent mrs. Catherine Chenan gave the police the description of a Man who a few Days ago had threatened her with violence if to persisted in refusing to join the strike. Albany n. A. Sept. 23.�?convln-Ed a Combine of building Matt rial lid Supply manufacturers and dealers gifts through which prices Are kept up and building retarded members of tho new York state legislature already planned to ask a congressional investigation. The joint housing committee of the legislature has been conducting an in estimation along these lines but was badly hampered because such an inquiry could not be carried beyond the Borders of the state. Do Jai Huerta is 111. Mexico City a sept. 23.�?acting president de la Huerta is suffering from appendicitis it was Anno Uuie i officially today. Five physicians at tending him agreed an operation May be necessary this week. Dog Hill by George Bingham miss Hostetter Hocks was observe to take a calf by the Nape of the in c und Sling it through a Gate still she listed As one of the weaker sex. Carpentier comes Back to fight for Gas. Pc it a a �?T>1 % .1 Ipi Miti a Wmk opens sentence gassed big Conge i l 910 session in eight cases big auditorium crowded at opening exercises thursday morning s Crew test history registration of students to begin at 1 30 p. M. Thursday new science Hall will be completed in a week. Heavy docket disposed of in Federal court thursday morning a no w m Zissi $�hr7z.yg Khz Vor r go Gage a Cap a 77�&\ Georges Carpentier is Back. Business fighting first obligation to polish off one battling Levi sky Early in october at esbeta Field Brooklyn. If he can beat Levinsky then Hall discus the. Matter of signing articles to meet other americans including Jack. The giant killer. New York Assembly to ask help of Congress Buum times in hip forecast death list Tuerk during la St ten Days reached a total of Oyer forty. I Kiu York Are consulting on retails of program for festival Abilene and Merkel highs to meet Here Friday 4 30 of clock the first football game of the Abilene District of the University interscholastic league will be staged at lie West Texas league baseball Park tomorrow. Friday afternoon beginning at 4 30 of clock. The Abilene and Merkel highs will clash in the initial Battle of the season and a speedy contest is Quici rated. Reports from the Clover City indicate that a husky eleven is coming from there to meet Abilene Friday. Several Merkel rooters Are expected to accompany the team Ami the local High will turn out in mass for the game. Ouch i. K. Shotwell announced that his men Are in Good condition and a earing to go. The following will by the Abilene High lineup v Goss right lid w.0, Shackelford right tackle Vav. J. Hembree right guard Pat Murphy. Quarter e. Haney Center j. W. Maggart left guard Claude Gentry left tackle h. Bounds lift end a Dillingham Captai fullback in a Sellers left half Derrel Douglas right half. Substitutes. George Snodgrass Floyd Mackey Wayne Dudley and Pete Hanna. A by Webb Miu or. United press staff correspondent London. Sept. 23.�?Irish Clouds grew Blacker today. Tiler ambushes of government Poi. Ant. Tov is by sinn seiners and reprisals by and tans Quot indicated approach of storm time. at included another ambush at Milltown Mai Hay county Clarr. A police automobile was Repin to held up there with two officer killed and four wounded lit county Carlow Vivus found the body of an unknown Man labelled a spic from i it a reported anon r Soldier died As a result of wounds sustained in a fight tuesday. I the murder of county councillor Lym h in Dublin was regarded As an other Effort at reprisal. The that list of the last ten Day of terror in Ireland was announced of-1 finally tuna As Twenty two soldiers mid polio-1 and eighteen sinn seiners nod civilians Many were wound d. I tin Irish office in a statement to-1 Day do it i cd it lad attempted repel j is for stuck on them but declaim i reports of torture and mutilation were t exaggerated. Severe punishment has in on ii filleted on the few police Detec to in reprisals tin statement said. A it ports of women and children be that Abilene will stage a fall fair this year is virtually assured. Definite dates for the festival and detail of reports of tut1- Quot the program which will he arranged have not befit determined upon hut the fair directors Are now in consultation with experts who Are figuring in the project and it is expected that an agreement will is reached within a few Days. The Date of the fair if it is in fact decided upon probably will he fixed lot the latter part of october. Races and other popular amusement features Are being considered by the directors As Kim Syible Headliner on the program. Obtain ust of alleged Mem heels communist party by United pre Chicago sept. 23.�?police obtained a list of one thousand alleged members of the communist labor Par to scattered in every important City of the country with the arrest Here today of Peter Zulie ska. The arrest was made in the bomb squad Campaign against alleged Rad opening it Twenty ninth annual session under the most auspicious ctr a u instance in its history Simmons col. Lege began its 1920-21 session the ii Cady morning with program in the College auditorium. The Large auditorium was filled to its capacity und scores it students were in the Gull Erle As will As on the lower floor. It was announced by t. N. Carswell bursar of the College that registration of students would be started this. Thursday afternoon at l 3 t of kick. Every indication Points to the largest first Day s enrolment in the history of the institution. President j. D. 8a tide for of lie College announced that the new science Hall would be completed within a week or ten Days two of the floors now being used. Yells and songs were Given by toe student and considerable a Pep Quot was hereby engendered. The exercise were opened by the singing of the National hymn after which a prayer was Given by or. K. C. Pender of this City the scripture lesson the 13th chapter of first corinthians was read by or. J. C. Burkett formerly pastor of the College height Baptist Church it this City. President Han defer introduced As the first speaker of the morning mayor Dallas Scarborough who paid a Biga tribute to sir Mons College and the other educational institutions of the a Ltd declaring that in a Large is the City indebted to them for its progressiveness and advancement la stressed the value of u College education to a Man or Woumn in All walks it life lie declared that in such students As a Are gathered in this Hall does the safety and welfare of the government of this nation rest a miss Hamilton head of the expression and oratory departments of the College who i a new member of the faculty coming from Tennessee stressed the importance of work declaring a it is one of god greatest site dressed the importance of the student putting their utmost Best efforts into their College work and demonstrating rather Titan Quant Ltd in to of Inge life. High Praise for lip Progress 81m-Iiion College has shown since its inception was Given by or. George a. K Ling Man head of the Bible department of Abilene Christian College. Or. Klingman interspersed hts address with several humorous stories. He also urged the students to enter fully into the life of the College and stressed in emphatic terms the value of a College education. A message of greeting to the student of him rms a brought by prof. It. D. Green City superintendent of school. He affied attention to the fact that the High schools of tire state Are furnishing a la Rue part of the College students apis declared that 05 on Pica of guilty sentence was passed in eight criminal cases by its District judge James a Wilson in the Federal District court thursday morning. The following orders Wert entered on tho docket United Staten is a. M. Henderson violation of Harrison anti narcotic a plea of guilty sentence of 18 months at i a Ven wort h Penitentiary. United state is. To Franks violation of Harrison anti Nan at in Law plea of guilty sentence of is months. United St a Chat j. I. Carn violation of Harris to Antl Nui Otic Law plea of guilty judgment set aside on Promise of defendant to refrain from or of drug and v Ith understanding that it again brought before court on similar charge sentence la passed in this Case. I fitted states is Charles f. Woerner violation or anti narcotic Law plea if guilty sentence of co Days in jail. United state is. Fat ii Silva of fed rat prohibition Law of guilty fined $50, United states is j. L. Mcgee lion of Federal prohibition Law of guilty fined $2to. United slates is Earl lion of Federal prohibition Law of guilty fined $50. United states is. John Scott theft of interstate shipment plea of guilty sentence of .18 Day in jail. Defend an already confined 3 8 Days in jail awaiting trial sentence dated Hack und defendant released the Federal grand jury which begun us Deug rations for the special session of the District court inst monday reported wednesday afternoon to judge Wilson and were finally dismissed. The grand jury found eighteen True Del of indictment including violation of the following Federal Laws. Of i hit Ion Harrison anti narcotic Mann act pm Bassie int of postal hands theft of interstate shipment theft of property in hands of Federal receiver. Trial of criminal cases in which Picas of a not guilty Quot have been entered will begin next wednesday morning cuts in equity will occupy the time of the court in tin meantime. Plea Viola plea Viola plea mail order houses motor car makers and Uloth manufacturers join Moa Keag famous makers of Cotton goods slash prices 331-3 per cent Ford gives a warning lower prices predicted by Reser be Bank Man by United press Cleveland sept. 23.�?low prices in All commodities May be expect Ltd following Henry Ford in reducing the prices of his ars 15. R. Fancher governor of the Federal Rose Ive Bank of the Cleveland District and or. K. C Roueche fair Price commissioner Here said today. A a Ford a action probably will be Felt in every line a or. Roueche said. A this action indicates there is a Gen eral feeling among manufacturers of All line of commodities that the time for readjustment of Price is at fan her said that while the actual effect of the Price reduction is not easily discernible at this time it was his opinion that other commodities could not avoid reflecting the drop. Game drive in Africa has Peculiar come Back since finding out by the census figure that there Are about one Hundred and fifty million other persons in he United state. Sidney Hocks done to feel near so big when he goes to a party. Flim Dillard Rode on the train one Day last week. He say it looked to him like the train was standing still and the things outside was Rushing by at break neck Speed. Johannesburg South Africa August 23.�?a great game drive is in Progress in Zululand. With the Obj if stopping the ravages of the tsetse Fly which is fatal to equines and Bovine. Whole tribes of zulus attracted by the Prospect of unlimited meat a taking part in the drive. They Are mostly armed with Assa Gais the native Spears. It is thought however that the six of the drive is defeating its own object. The wild creatures have become panic stricken and the ludicrous sit nation now exists of the Humours hav lug become the hunted. The great cordon of White men and zulus has been broken in several planes by charging herds of frantic Zebra and other animals and the Hunters have been compelled to split up into Small parties for their own safety. No driven from their Homes were without foundation it was added. The Tress Bere was almost unanimous it Kinde willing the reprisal. Fiji us to Clear up the recent bomb explosion there. Police communicated the alleged membership list to Federal authorities tor investigation. A warrant for Zal Metskas deportation a sought today. Port Bill meets by the associated pre Austin. Texas sept. 23.�?a fight on the governors port Bill begun Early today when f. C. Goodrich representing the order of railway conduct a and indirectly other labor organizations appeared before tile joint session of the House and Senate committees on military affair in opposition to the measure. Goodrich said there Are sufficient Law to control the situation and passage of the measure would mean a Penitentiary offence for a person to express his opinion not Only in texan port but anywhere in the state. At the Senate session today senator Mcnealus of Dallas had a Telegram read from the Dallas Central labor Council protesting passage of the Hobby port Hill and urging the senator to use his influence to defeat the measure. The Telegram was referred to the civil jurisprudence committee which it considering the measure. The Senate adjourned at two this afternoon. Violence enters italian dispute consider Abilene As possible location for wholesale drug store advantages offered by Abilene a a location tor a v Hole in drug Home to Supply retail Trade in exit in i West Texas Are being considered by w. Of. Russell Field manager it the Trinity chemical and drug com fury of Dat Ian wholesale druggists arid Manu Fay Turing Chain Isis. Who is in the City. The Dalins company has As its organizers and stockholders some of the most prominent business men and hankers of the Blate. It plan ult mately to Blanket Texas territory with a Chain of wholesale distributing houses several of which already have been located. Or. Russell thursday a taken for a trip of inspection of the City Nim looked Over a number of possible Sites or the erection of a warehouse for the company. He came Here from Sweetwater where he has jus conducted a similar inspection. Chicago. Sept. 23. A Price rut of from ten to Twenty per cent on inane a Ine. Of merchandise Are shown in the issued catalogues of Sears. Roebuck a company and Montgomery. Ward a a company. The reduction effective in mad lately follow a noun Anent by Henry Ford that he has i overed prices of his automobiles to a re War Ieva s. Muslin.1 Cambric sheeting and a open Lead the hot of Cotton Staples reduced by the two Large Chicago rail order houses. Cuts in men # and women # cloth also wet a announced. Standard dress goods reduced in a Rice will not go i ack to High Levels offi Cio is of the companies said. Deductions of Twenty five per cent n furniture were announced. A a furniture a profiteers a to tenth a Vav. Goes of Montgomery \ Ward Aid. Shoe prices also were Cut. Price of food were not affected hut he announcement said sugar will Tumble following the annual Canning hot Uso i. Coincide entry a War on High priced restaurants a ordered today by r. J. Ponte Secretary of the City Council omm Itier on living costs. By untied press Canton o., he to. I t. A Henry a Ord will not Sta id for a Mise of pre prices for i cot a a it a a Tea i. Aiu Ber today while in a a a or of Nanulet using Plant in i la Section. Quot if tire builder raise ofic i can i Nance an Index i. I it. On pair to of Lake them Rya sail fwd rho me has arrived a a now word in Iid a f prices but not for a dec ease in tho t ale of Wagon. By United pres Syracuse. >.�?T. Sep. 23�?ii. In Franklin Mau r t ring company Day announced a Indue i i i in Frank a in automobiles ranging run of to 21 i com Lull. Fri a a a input six Petit in announcing this no loved he stand taken by i Loper und for a general lowering of c Kun cd id i mrs Glees o a pre War level wages at the i a a Oil of t i Bapt Wail not be affected. By United press Boston. Sept. 23.�? general Cline of prices of Cotton cloth predicted by brokers and textile nets her today As a result of a de sex re Umfort in Vienna not popular As formerly Vienna. Sept. Of the austrian through a pectin full uniform 4.�?a former officer army a walking Quarter of the City when a workmen councillor ordered him to remove i clanking spurs an altercation ensued a leading to a suit by the officer or defamation. The court gave him damages to the amount of crowns and told him he could Wear the splendor of his former state when end where he would. The workmen r councillor a pleaded that be and i neighbor objected to such a remind of the old time authority of the military Cia. Since the ratification of the treat. Officer in the full uniform of the old army with breast rail of medal an i decorations have become very much in evidence on the promenades. Many of them say their uniform Are the Only a docent clothes they have. Many of the poet who have contributed to chinese literature have been women. A. Or students who had graduated from the �?~a11vlvin new Abilene High Ficho i last Yea entered College this h1 declared that the graduating Clag of the local High 3 it hol this your would probably Reat h to Quot the Rev. A it Law Cumby a form student of Gummy is now assistant pastor of tipi Al it Baptist Church Al Breck Ridge i ordered a vocal Solo. Or. F. 8. Droner Secretary of the Baptist state executive Board and representing the Texas Baptist stale executive Board and representing to Texas Baptist state convention declared that the Noret of the Simmons Wai Iju Ike Quot Christian president christians faculty Christian Board of trustees and Christian he declared that no time like this has demanded real men Aud real women and Salt that that was the real purpose of the College to Send from to Hahs Christian men and women. A vocal Solo was rendered by min Buxton assistant in the voice department and she responded to an encore. The Rev. A. J. Morgan pastor of me Firat Baptist Church at Streek Enridge. An alumnus of the College related in graphic manner i experiences while with the y. M. C a. In France ii declared that he a sorry for Llis Man who entered College with lots of Money and made an Earnest plea to Quot the students to not forget the spiritual Side of their College life. Prof. Tho. Hood Simpson who is a new member of the faculty coming Here from South Carolina and who is first piano teacher in the College rendered a piano Solo and responded to an encore. Prev ident j. I. Ban defer extended u Welcome to the new students and Alan to the Patron and friends of the institution who attended the opening exercise. He announced that the m w science Hall would be completed within a week or ten Days. He also invited the students both new and old and also the friends of the College to attend a reception at the Mary Francis Hall tomorrow Friday evening from 8 to to o clock. It was announced in registration of students would Start at the new science Hall at 1 30 of clock the. Thursday afternoon it gras to by Camillo Cianfarra United press Hutaff correspondent Home sept. 23.�?violence a entered the fight of italian labor to control Industrial plants. Report Here today said a patrol of Royal guard in Turin a fired upon. One guard was killed and several reported injured. Three armed run Svere arrested and a number of Nus pets imprisoned. Every City in which labor Seiz d Plant reported referendum resulted in Labory rejection of their deader a agreement that factories be Ewh rated pending enactment of a National Law providing for partial labor of control of industries. I in Turin a referendum resulted in renewed Leisure and the continued occupation of the automobile fat Torii of the Fiat dumbest find Lancia companies. A it a reported the Ansa it o aviation work were exed with a number of textile factories. A report from Milan said a bomb had been set off on the threshold of Angelo Zenere s residence. Zeener is i Eidi nce. Zenere a been a Leader in opposing the workmen program. At Genoa worker were reported to have affiliated with the anarchist organizations and refused to recognize the agreement with the government. Report from Stero and Sestric to anti were that occupation will be continued regardless of agreement with Premier Gish Tel. Obregon Mav Ati i and state fair of Tex is Dallal tex., sept. 23 a Gen Ual Alvaro Obregon president elect of Mej Ico in planning to Vust Texas arly in october in connection with mexican Industrial and commercial activities Ai the Texas state fair Here it was declared today by Secretary Stratton it the exposition. A number of mexican sub officials agricultural and commercial expel to have already arrived in Dallas in connection with mexican exhibits. Provisional president de la Huerta will also attend the exposition unless detained in Mexico by4duties out of he Ordinary Stratton announced. Millerand elected president of France by heavy majority Versailles sept. 23, without serious opposition Premier Alexander Millerand a feted president of France today by the National Assembly he succeed president Paul Ca Chancl who resigned because of ill health. Millerand election was conceded almost from the hour it was announced Deschanel would resign. It was made certain yesterday when the two Chambers of the National Asse my by in Quot Incus gave Millerand a great majority for the nomination. Radical groups desired Millerand s defeat but saw Telfore was no he on e of Success when Raoul Perot and Leon Bourgeois refused to accept nomination against i Ai. Millerand led in the voting from the Start today and a far ahead what the balloting was half completed. Dunion of 33 1-3 Lier cent in the Price of the products of the Amo Scag manufacturing company a n. H. The Amos Keag Plant is one of the largest Cotton manufacturing plants in he country. It 10,000 employees produced four million Yards of Cotton Good a week. Ame com Mitt be to inv Fatigate Ireland new York. Sept. 23.�?completion of the personnel of the Quot committee of too on Ireland Quot formed on invitation of the nation a weekly Magazine was announced he re today. This committee will choose a committee of rive to investigate condition in irela j and make a Public report. Among the persons to be asked to testify a ambassador Geddes Alit a Mon n in a in a. Or it Side it of the a Irish Reyuh the hearing will be held in 1 is Hington. Hog Ham for band con Frt on tech Ebay flounced that a conference of bail kit ministers and laymen would be held a a he first Baptist Church in regard to the $7 5,000,000 Campaign of the Baptist denomination. It by expected that the Registrat on of students will be completed by lab Friday afternoon. President ban defer slated taut the present opening was the Moat auspicious in the history of and predicted the most successful Ani satisfactory years work the College has Ever known. Tacq Ratzliff acquitted. London. Sept. 23 a Madame Terrazzini accused by another woman of misconduct was acquitted by a Milan court according to a dispatch to the evening news today. The following program will be Given by the Abilene concert band at fed to i Al Lawn this thursday evening 1. March his majesty Cha 8an-v Lea r 2. Palm Garden rugs Fred k Huff or. I. Sabre Las Ola. Walt a juveniles Rosa. 4, let the rest of the world go pvt Ernest r. Bali. 5. Intermission. 5. Gen. Pershing a carry on March m. I Lake. 6 the j ago Blue a Chaa. Handy. 7. Liberty Bell March Sousa. 8 the stars and stripes forever Sousa. A weather 1 Pei Mnist Dini Aart Cal a. In. For Abilene and Vicinity tonight i rid Friday generally fair. For East Texas tonight and Friday v Nern by West Texas tonight arid Kvil pari8, sept. 21.�?paris afternoon papers announced authoritatively today that Aristide braid would be Apu poin Ted Premier by tile new president Brin nil. It was said will include in i Cabinet George leagues Belard Barthou Vivian Teege and possibly former president Poincare As minister of finance. The Only other candidate was mayor de Lory of Lille who polled 69 vol s lie was supported by radicals. The cheering at the announcer nit of the vote hardly had died away before Millerand was standing before president Bourgeois of the Senate who administered the oath of office. With that formality Over. Tub Rand left Versailles for the champs Elys the new president was greeted every when with cheers. Late this evening he was to return to a private Villa at Versailles to spend the night. Cotton Burins at Shiner. Yoakum. Tex., sept. 23�?two thousand Bale of Cotton were destroyed in a fire that swept Over the Shiner compress Here Early this morning. The origin of the fire is unknown. America company to Appeal Mexico City sept. 23 a tin transcontinental Oil company a Subj Sidi Arv of the Standard Oil company get i paring Hii Appeal today from a District court decision sustaining former president Carranza a interpretation a i a can Oil Law by which the company would lose its Fields the ground that it had not met requirements As to claiming the lauds and obtaining permission to Drill. The court held that where the requirements were not met by the holders the pro dry thermometer it Perty belonged to the first one meeting i relative humidity be o All requirements. A degrees

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