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Abilene Semi Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - January 29, 1919, Abilene, Texas / <7 volume , Texas wednesday Jan. 29, 1919 number 40 Prince Max Likely to be Oil a Rehee in named for presidency of new German Republic by the associated pres it Amsterdam. Jan. 29 Prince m in of Baden the former German jumper Chancellor will he nominated by la the German social democrats and German democrats As their candidate tor the presidency of the German Republic according to Berlin is patches printed Iii the nuts to Virnal of Vienna Kew votes ast. By the associated press. Berlin. Jan. 29 Sharp Winter weather and an unusually Large number of stay at Homes May have been responsible for the Small vote in the prussian elections on sunday As compared with the balloting for the National Assembly eight Days ago. Tri of oko Berry Nills it Eastland Texas senator Jonnson criticizes polic of 0. S. In Russia shipyards strikes Over the British Isles extend to Belfast and London areas Hsioh Shishu Imi. I Mem to i him i. I Mhz. It a Extension of proven Terri. Tori pauses m and is it i m . Kok anything a Chi Kry Aura California senator makes speech demanding with. Or Awal of forces. Turk cruelties Llave desolate ii wicked i useless Quot i to Kini of Testi Mon a avas com. Reeter mond a or. It and ase to Jira tuesday. Prairie company starts an immense or ii 11 tilt project Oil Lolita property in Brady preen Field at once i Uli and As of votes Noe finished by the associated press. Amsterdam Jan. 29. The work of counting the votes cast in the prussian elections is still incomplete in Quot to partial returns show that the majority larger towns according to advices which have come from Berlin. Independent socialists gained votes probably from the propaganda Carrie i on following the shooting or or. 1, and Rosa Luxemburg. Homicide a cd or red at Knitter Texas on tile no it lit of december Lith Aaben i. A Richburg was shot to Beath Barnsdall Well on Sand casing is set fort Worth Jan. 3l�?Berry nails Texas Knotter who was tried for the killing of e. A. Richburg merchant of Ranger was inure guilt this morning Ami Seldom de to three eurs Iii die Penitentiary. Itie Churg was k lied Iii his Roe in immediately behind ills place of business dec. Id. Rangers who did the shooting claim they were looking for a gambling game. Special to the reporter. Fort a Orth Jan. 29 Exton Sion of the proven Oil Terr tor Iii lie Burkburnett Field and the in tinned Good prod notion have in used enormous increases Iii die Price of acreage Here. A lot Iii the Migrate addition sold yesterday at the. Rate of #195,000 ail acre by e. La. Stale to a. Ii. Hoed he Cret Al of Bowle. J. A. Fenland also paid t. P. Adams at die rate of #141,900 Ait Aero for a half interest in a tract out of the Hardin lease. By the associated press Iva Ris Jan. A Jil the supreme Council of the peace conference has in fore if for consideration on assembling tills nun ainu the polish question and instructions to lie Given the Allied Mission to Poland recently authorized and about to leave on its eastward journey. Tile program tailed for the appearance of die polish and us Echo. Slovak representatives before the Council to present their views. Senator a s policy is a criminal pol in of intervention and raising present unrest and rest starvation. To he Atira Hies can Only remedied no Avra the am. Eric an people. He by the associated press. London Jan. 29.the strike on the Clyde was reported today to be growing More Orion. Nearly All the big shift Yards and engineering docks Are on a verge of Down or Carr lug Oil their work wit ii Small forces leaders of the Glasgow strikers Are said to he ii lug to line up a strike on the Clyde with a strike in Heifa to and London tho difference of Aims of All three of Illust movements. Lohn project started. A keep of a Oroc on Rhine by the associated press. Gob Lenz. Jan. 29.�?supporting 1v-h s opinion that the French should remain on tile Rhine general Gouraud under whom the americans fought in the Champagne made a similar declaration to the american correspondents whom he invited to a luncheon at his quarters in Strasburg a a it would never do after sacrifices i of the great our to leave open the Points where Germany Mig by some Day strike a he said. By the associated press. Washingtonian. 29�?another demand for the withdrawal immediately of the american forces from Russia was made in the Senate toddy by senator Johnson of California bin address vigorously criticizing the russian course of the United states and tile allies. Military activities in Russia were denounced by senator Johnson us a wicked and useless a and a a criminal has suffer much Only Oil special occasions did Turk show human and treat prisoners As human beings Monid lie treated she was know n us the lit to girl Whit never smiled which was Ango for an apparently Normal three year old. She was a pretty child with deep Blue Eom Mittel a if eds to aver. By the associated press Belfast Jan. 9. The Belfast strike committee which wields immense Power has Ink ii upon itself with involuntary acquiescence of die civil authorities some of to e attribute of an Industrial so. . The Belfast Corn Sponden of the mullein sier guardian reports. The strike committee. It added i pen a poorly discouraging violence. Policy of intervention a which had i eyes Blue us the Waters of Lark Van helped to hold the bolshevik in pow a us Armenia where she had lived when while the russian people Wert Mary the bloody turkish massacre of till Uhing. Took place. A 1 Effort after Effort on the part of the nurses at the orphanage faded to win Veteran mail Carrier of Cisco died sunday special to the reporter. Cisco Tex., Jan. 29.�?the Barnsdall company a Well number one on the Eastland Tex. Jan. 27�?there has just been concluded a trial in the District court of Eastland county one John Brown lease eight Miles South of the most interesting and possibly a West of Cisco is about ready to come Case of the most far reaching effects in. The casing is being set and All arrangements Are being made to bring in a Good producer within tile next few Day. A Good showing of Oil is being of any recently tried Ivy the judiciary o of. State the Case is styled a the state of Texas versus Berry nails a who stands made and As this Well is in new Terr charged by indictment returned by special to the reporter. Fort Worth. Jan. 29�?the Prairie Oil and Gas company has started unloading material at Brady to begin the develop pint on a Large scale of their 7,000 acre tract Northwest of Lohn which lies in the recently developed shallow Field. This Sand was found it 380 feet and produces 30 to 50 barrels a Day. The Prairie will begin the sinking of Many Wells there at once. The George f. King Well on Survey 402 two Miles Southeast of Brady struck Eastland co. Medicos elect annual officers tory it is not known just what depth grand jury of Eastland county with a showing of Oil yesterday at 260 fed the Drill will have to go to reach tho the murder of one Al w. Richburg a1 after drilling in Salt Lime pay Sand. Many citizens and Oil men legend to have been committed in the leases in that Vicinity have taken visited the Well monday. It is sex town of Ranger Texas on the night. A big jump in that Vicinity. The h impeded to be a Good Well and As it will of december the 19th, prove territory Many Miles away from charge the it her production great interest is be guilty. A defendant 1918. To pleaded this one in entered in Cisco toward the finn outcome of this Well. The influenza. Nails is a Texas Ranger and has been stationed at the town at Hanger lad weather and other conditions have since last March to assist with his Hie company s Herndon Well West of Burkburnett has increased its flow to 2f, i barrels daily and to by far the biggest Well in the Field causing a wild scramble for acreage. Greatly handicapped the work at this test which should have been in several weeks ago. British soldiers to get i shillings a ekk by the associated press London Jan 29 a the pay of the British soldiers who will he retained until peace footing again is reached probably will be 21 shillings a wee a and food and lodging according to a statement by w. A. Appleton Secretary of the general federation of Trad unions in today s mail. Time to file income to vex is extended Washington. Jan 29 a the period companion the local peace officers in keeping order at that rapidly developing Oil Center. The testimony As introduced by the stat com isted principally of the evidence Given by r. P. Mcgill de. Higbee. And a a Walton who testified in substance As follows r. F. Ghi Richburg and myself Wen in our lied room about 7 30 or eight o clock on the night of the homicide checking up the result of our Day s sales which consisted of Green Back checks and Silver dollars dime Nickels Etc. I was sitting on one Side of an Apple Box. Which we used for a table and Richburg on the other. We had counted our Bills and checks and put them away end had poured Gal Silver out of a bag on to tho pole Box and was counting it and stacking it As for filing income and profit tax re counted when my attention was at turns will be extended by the internal Revenue commissioner Roper from a map cd la to april la or even later it was stated today. Strong feb y tracked to the Back door by a murmur or slight Racket. I turned and saw the Bottom part of the door being pushed in instantly a Many a hand was thrust through the opening. Not knowing who it was i got up and picked tho hand at the same time demanding a who was and a voice replied Quot we Are coming in Quot and at practically Overland distributors and dealers of the Southwest will meet in a two Days convention at the Adolphus hotel at Dallas beginning thursday vice president by. B. Jackson of Willys Overland inc., also e. N. Culver Southern division manager will he i resent. The following members of the Duggan Brown Overland co. Organization will go from Abilene r. L. Over j. E. Brown j v Johansen of Abilene Geo. Link of Spur r. H. Winn of Colorado e. C. Pass of Cisco also Imp. Deven pct <>1 Ranger. The convention will open with a considerable interest was manifested in Abilene tuesday when word came Over the wires that be Hanger Pool had been extended eight mites Southwest of Cisco urn an almost equal distance closer to Abilene the Barnsdall Well is on the John Brown farm about four Miles due East of the town of Scranton partly in Eastland and partly in Callahan counties die scene of driving being in proximity to the Pisgah school House. The Barnsdall Well has been drilling for several months but has encountered much trouble with lost tools Bop Etc. It is understood that the Well which is making 25 barrels a Day and Baa not yet reached the deep Sand is about five mile from the Texas and Pacific Railroad the Well is approximately 32 Miles As the Crow flies from Abilene. And if it develops into a Large producer will practically assure Abilene continued Assurance of being the Field further West and make Abl pm More and More the object of the Eye of the Oil world. Several Abilene parties it is understood have property in die Scranton Field a to i Are hence much interested n the show no when the Sands will be penetrated Early next week special to the reporter. Cisco Jan. 29. The Eastland co. Medical soc Ety met in Cisco tuesday evening at 2 of clock and transacted much business pertaining to the society s affairs the following officers were elected for the coming year president or. R. H. Rush or Gorman vice president or. Go Griswold. Cisco Secretary and treasurer. Or. Joseph w. Gregory Cisco. Many members of this society have returned to this county who have seen service with the government army Camps for tire past year and a half. Her Confidence coaxing to petting could not change the sorrowful Appal of her pathetic features. Finally ult Der the influence of a partic Lauy persuasive woman she reveal i Ber baby secret. Her eyes blazed As i i Lier own chide a Tulk she told of How her lither had been murdered before in a it be by the barbarous turks. It will take Many years of feeding Ani Elotha Nulf and Loving this Little girl to eras these terrible memories amt make her life Normal and wholesome. This is one of the stories of Turk spacial to tile reporter. Cisco Tex., Jan. 29. George Ash a Tranna of this City died in fort Worth sunday night where he a under treatment for a spinal affection from Whit h he had suffered for several years. His remains were shipped Over Texas Aud i Leif la train Mitt Bel three monday for burial in the cd o cemetery. Deceased was Well known in this Section. He was was one the first Rural Fren delivery carriers on route no two oat of Cisco which position he held for several years giving same up on it Ltd count of failing health. The Loc -1 Woodmen of the world Lodge took ish cruelties that Are coming through i Arke of the remains upon its arrival with the end of the War und the lift us Here. Subsidies per Jondon Jan 29 plans Are per felted for the introduction into parliament of a Bill granting subsidies amounting to n million pounds Sterling for the Purchase of Small farms tor discharged British soldiers according to announcement made Here today. The same instant a shot was fired luncheon at the Adolphus Given in through the door striking the floor a. Honer of or. Jackson thursday noon fort Worth Tex., Jan. 29 a hogs 3500, Market Strong top $17.40 bulk shots fired in rapid succession d7.00. Quot in i few inches from where i wus stand ing. I then made an attempt to get. Away. As i left the building the parties entered and Richburg my partner slapped behind the stove and threw up his hands. I opened the Side door quickly and made my escape. As i j went out the Side door i heard two i had $10.00 to f17.00. Hog prices for feb Mary same As for january. Cattle 2500, including 2"0 calves. Steers steady top $14.50 bulk $10.00 to $13.50 stockers $8.00 to $12.00 cows steady on Best. 35c lower or. Canners top $8.50 bulk $5.00 to $5.50, heifers steady. $5 00 to $9.50 stockers 00 to $7.50 bulls steady $\00 to $7 50 calves 50c to 75c lower. $5 00 to $9.50 stockers $5.00 to $7.50, sheep 200 steady. Otton Market. Mil be retired not been gone but a few minutes until everything quieted Down and i returned. Upon my return the defendant Berry nails was in the room and i asked him a did you catch them a _ and a who did it Quot and Berry nails re piled a i did it you know who i Paris Jan. 29.�?at least two Hun i protested that i did not know him ared thousand americans now in the and i began to explain How it happen j army we remain in Franca according to a statement of a prominent Pri for Quot per Quot greeks propose to but i. S. Vessels by the associated press. Paris Jan. 29.�?greek authorities have been examining the american submarine chasers which have been in the Adriatic sea with a View to their Purchase. The greek Navy already has two former american battleships and experts in tho service favor further augmentation of the Fleet with american Craft. By the associated press Waco Tex., Jan 29 a two thousand baptists of Waco and nearby churches gathered at the first Baptist Church in this City today for prayer and feast services that Providence shall end the death toll of influenza. Services Bogan at to of clock this morning and will close at. 5 o clock this afternoon. I i i i is these Stites of censorship. Here is another one a Turk killed the father and Kotlier of a Little girl then tried to Force himself on Lier. She ran away and when he overtook her. He stabbed her thru j the lungs with is Bayonet. Relict workers say that when she was Lucr found and reared the Little Christian j girl did not ask the usual quest on Quot where am i a but on recognising the missionary said a i did t deny my lord did i Quot on rare occasions the turks dowed traces of humanity. One Little Waif toddling along with the Miler exiles after one of the massacres was too much for the heart of a turkish Soldier. He rescued her by to revolting had been the sights Aho had just witnessed that even the kindness of a Turk was unendurable to her neither he nor any member of his Amily Ware Able to win her Confidence they Weir finally forced to return Bel to a Christian family. Immediately after the Turk left Jerusalem. Twenty five syrian and armenian War orphans were Given thorough old Fash on de saturday night Bath clean clothing and real Beds. Home of them had worn the same domes since being driven from Nome two years before. Over six Hundred orphan children Are now being cared for in Jerusalem alone. It is estimated that the War and the Eidentas turkish persecutions have made four Hundred thousand children i Quot the near East fatherless and Motherless. Most of these Are homeless and in danger of slow death from starvation of tin $30-000,Moo which will to collected from the Arne noun syrian Relief Campaign Iii february approximately $1h,imh�.-000 alone will be required for feeding clothing and housing these orphans until the near Eastern countries arc put on self supporting basis Oil Stock Exchange organized at Cisco John Mcgee was shot at Anson tues. Morn. Jan mar May new York. Open noon. 24 58-50 24.05. 23.35- 22.48. 22.10-80 21.67 close 22.60-70 214 5-50 2ii 60-65 new Orleans. Jan. Mar May open 23.95-90 22.70-63 22.0s-98 noon 23.70 22.41 21.74 de to some of the other parties that were in the room by that time and nails Shook his Finger at me and said a you have said enough i will do you the same Way Quot so i hushed and said very Little More. In a few minutes after i came Back into the room where the shooting had occurred the Justice of the peace came in stooped Down and pulled Back tho shirt and Vest of the deceased made a member Paris. Of the american Colony in Hospital ships for Russ stops at Copenhagen Copenhagen. Jan. 29. The Hospital ship Russ with fully armed and equipped russian troops Enro Ute to Reval from the French front stopped slight examination of the wound in j 2ia?r� yesterday de up and made the remark a Well Ber i Britton to fight Doty Anton Ojan. 28�? Jack Britton the Champion welterweight will meet Al Doty of Canton in a twelve round bout Here february 3. The men will weigh 147 pounds. A r. S. Department of a weather Bureau a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a for Abilene and Vicinity twight Havana Cuba. Jan. 2�. Prohibition of manufacture Sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Cuba us Well As their importation is proposed by a Bill which Natl been prepared for introduction in the lower House of Congress. The Law if passed will become effective one year from the Date of its passage. Bremen students Ake arrested Fok celebrating London. Jan. 29�?high school Stu and thursday partly Cloudy not much dents paraded the streets of Bremen change in temperature. J monday carrying Black red my White for East Texas tonight and Tours flags. Twenty of them when arrested Day partly Cloudy probably unsettled \ declared the demonstration to Leone not much change in 13.12-14 21.59-66 20 68-74 new York spots new Orleans spots Galveston spots. A middling. 26.70. 27 50. 28.25 sales 1249 1258 Houston spots. 27 50 close try you made a Damn Good shot Quot to which Nalls replied a yes i never shoot to cripple i always shoot to tho wound upon the body of the deceased appeared to have been made by a pistol Ball of Large Caliper it entered about two or three inches below the left nipple and came out on 5811the right Side of the Back Bone just Hack of and under the right shoulder 4b 4. Blade. There was also a flesh wound on West coast temperature. For West Texas ton Gilt anti thurs Day probably fair slightly warmer in the Southwest portion tonight. Temperature. Of respect for the former emperor and not in favor of the monarchy according to a Copenhagen dispatch. A make Finland Chee. A in his right leg. Going through tho Fleshy part of the thigh about mid 4 ways Between the knee and the hip French and slightly on the inside. The wound to the under his left nipple caused instant by the associated press. Paris Jan. 29�?the government according journal has proposed to the pow 4 death. Ers that Finland be recognized As de Fdge i heard three shots fir my indent mini nation red in a room adjoining the building Larde indemnity Copenhagen Jan. 29�?the norwegian sailors organization ha3 passed a Resolution declining to assist in carrying food to Germany until the German government has paid an indemnity of four million dollars for member of their association who tues wed. P m. A m. I 46 37 2 50 25 3 51 35 4 51 33 6 50 32 6 50 32 7 47 32 8 45 32 9 42 37 to 41 42 la 39 47 mgt 38 noon 53 Belfast scene of continuous Street rioting St. Louis show revived St. Louis. Jan. 28�?the St. Louis automobile show abandoned i tho Advent of the War. Will be hell la. Ute uey0ilu a a ply a a year february 17 to 22. V spec a1 to the reporter. I Cisco. Jan 29 a la he Taco Oil exp change Bas added a Stock Exchange t it j its office and a spacious Board has been erected upon which a Large number of local and foreign Oil companies Stock Bas been hated the program has been announced that it will on twice daily for the Sale and Exchange of Oil Stock. The first Sale was called today at 2 o clock with a crowded House of interested buyers and sailors. Several local companies Stock a Joyed Strong bids. Few sales were made special to the reporter. Anson Texas. Jan. 29�?John Mcgee proprietor of the a Undy Kitchen at Anson was shot but not seriously wounded it is thought this morning. A Ball from a .25 automatic pistol in the hands of red Jones entered Mcgee s body under the left shoulder ranged upward and lodged in the muscle of the Arm. The shooting was a extent of Duke Pool nut ii Oeter Niino special to the reporter. Fort Worth Tex. Jan. 29.�?il a elopement of the past two Days Lodi eates that the Duke Pool does not extend More than a mile and a half to the South of the Leon Valley wet that distance South of the discover Well was re urged dry monday hut tuesday it was claimed that it the Duke Sand and had struck another Sand. It is now shut Down for a tor age. Tile Cates Oil company no. I also a mile Aud a half South of the Duke is now drilling at 2300 feet and apparently has nothing in sight. The company has announced that it will go on to 3,500 feet in the Hope of striking a pay Sand. No injunction against collecting phone rates Amsterdam. Jan. 29.�?the Czecho by the associated press slovak forces Are concentrating on Indianapolis. Inti Jan. 29.�?the the Frontier Between and sax a United states District cwt has no oily and Are reported to have occupied i jurisdiction to Grant an injunction the villages of Perea Bau ? a i rial the collection of the new Long me Welt and Friestad. According to a distance Telephone rates ordered into dispatch received Bere from Sei tau. I off it by the postmaster general. Saxony. Judge a Anderson decided Here Odu. Heavy fighting is reported along the j a temporary restraining order again t front let. The rate in Indiana was dissolved. Prohibition Jan. He 190. Belfast Ireland. Jan. 29.�?there As much rioting in the dark streets Ere last night. Many p ate Glass Sunrise 7 351 charged with the police frequently their clubs upon the five killed in marburg disturbance in Austria Laib i Ach Jan. 29�?reports from marburg state that quite a serious Dis a by the associated press Urbance broke out there on the of the american a debarkation committee which was under the command of colonel Miles. They reported that five persons were killed and thirty were injured. General Majester of the Jugo slav army is said to have restored order. A a Washington. Jan. 29.�?rati a boat Ion of the prohibition Amend a me it to the Federal Constitution a effective january 16. 1920. Was proclaimed today in a proc Lama a Don signed at 11 20 a. In. At the a state department by acting seer a tary Folk

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