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Mexia Daily News, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1924, Mexia, TexasThe Mexia daily United press full leased Fly the service _ Mexia Texas sunday february 10, 1924 75 Centa per Montic to . A. i ill in sin Breaks out in representative Farmers hear fertilizers discussed about 80 Farmers and other Terestea persons gathered in the room the Hurdleston hotel form used by the drug store saturday at to hear or. S. Fraps nationally known chemist from Aam College deliver Urt address on fertilizers. While the crowd waited for arrival of or. Frapp on the at Ter noon train from College station sen Stollenwerck Secretary of the chamber of Commerce explained to the Farmers the of the ?100c in to be offered by the Cham Ber of Commerce for the bes Cotton crop produced on 6 Aem. H stated that the Money was Alread subscribed and that As soon As the committee could meet a set of regt for the management of the contest would be arranged and pub simplicity would be the be note of the contest stated in or Der that nil participants might Willy and conveniently compete. He Al so stated that the chamber of com would give k year s subscription free to Tho mex in weekly her Ald to All Farmers receiving their Mitil out of Muxin. In Lut lecture. Or. Frapp left aside n a technicality Ard came Down to simple terms in explaining the and use of fertilizers. He said that there has been a Large in Casc in tha use of in Texas Post Junr and a likelihood of n larger increase during the next year. Yet Texas not Runng any where near the amounts being by other to began with show ing How Are made up of ele ments and that these can be applied in the shape of provided the Farmer understood just what elements Are needed. Elements he said. Compose what is known is Plant food. In their study of he said chemists found that there were three kinds of Plant needed. They waxy land is very Uncertain in its of Laponse to the fertilizer and to test t oat is the Only resource of the Farmer wishing to use fertilizer or. That Type of in speaking of the three types of Plant food most commonly or. Rapp gave the sources of of the types As follows phosphoric acid he said is found a Bones and in phosphoric Rock de posited in Large quantities Over Dif Ferent parts of the country. This Rock is treated in factories with a solution of sulphuric acid which re leases the acid for use As fertilizer the percentage of available acid in the fertilizer placed on the Market runs Between 16 and 20 per cent of the bulk. Nitrogen is the most expensive of fertilisers and the most easily lost from the soil. It is also the most easily gotten Back into the soil. In connection with this element or. Frapp urged As an economical move on the part of the Farmer the Rota Tion of crops As the Best method of obtaining nitrogen from the air and keeping it in the soil. He stated that Auto Accident fatal to son of Vernon banker Vernon Texas feb. Massie.jr., 17, son of a local banker died of injuries received when an automobile he was driving overturned at Midnight near Here. Five High school boys and girls in the car suffered slight injuries. From buying expedition guard units ordered to Springfield feb. Further outbreaks saturday in her caused four additional compan of National guard to be called already mobilized at Wichita is fined for contempt Dallas Texas feb. Saye Deputy United states marshal at Wichita Falls was fined and costs for contempt of court in connection with shortage of alcohol Storrm ies out. Five were because of a gun fight Between kilns Man and anti klansmen resulting in the slaying of two men further bloody outbreaks Are feared. The shooting occurred at a meet ing held to protect against raids on alleged Blind tigers by klansmen. The metting was outlining a Campaign of retaliation against klan leaders when three policemen a for governor Lynch Davidson native son of Limestone county opened his Campaign for governor of Texas with a two hour address in Groesbeck. The speaking was held in the methodist Church. The auditorium of the Edi the t. B. V. Has just returned from freight Clam prevention meting s. B. Werner local freight agent of fice was Well filled and Many seated in the sunday school rooms to hear the address which he delivered and set Forth in terse Businesslike l states marshal was found Gushy by Federal judge Atwell consumed about ing. Finer at he took Christmas Day. One hour the meeting being called to order by j. E. Farrow at two o clock. Three speeches were made prior to a drink m say s off ice info auction of the honoured and s Laus there was about 1-1 pounds of in leaders when three pouted eur Frazer , b the klan entered and the w. A. Jackson store of Mexia has started ust returned from the principal mar the Herrin his 1 , r progent Over every Square Inch of land but it could Only be coaxed in to the land by the of legume crops which by Means of certain Bac Eria in tiny nodules on their roots fix the nitrogen and make it Avail Able to the Plant. He especially stressed the rotation of crops As the Only Means by which land can be built up arid vegetable matter placed in the soil enabling it to retain moisture and wits land drought. Source of nitrogen he gave As Cotton cod meal which he said should be fed to cattle Ami the Man Joe Kaash of Corsicana was Here ure placed on the Lami As that was vastly More economical since it would serve is " end and at the same time place the valuable element nitrogen in Tho soil. Fi.88 per cent of the Cotton seed meal in nitrogen he other sources Are nitrate of Chandise markets of the country. His trip carried him to new York and St. Louis where he spent the past two weeks carefully selecting Spring Stock of the very latest designs which is soon to begin to arrive for display at Jackson s and for Sale to the people. While in new York he attended rotary thus keeping up his attend Ance record and helping Mexia in the attendance contest now going on be tween Mexia and Corsicana. Saturday. Fertilizer and also the value of pro per cultivation of the Plant aft i the application. He stressed the fac that Only intensive farming could and Cal. Where it . Tho use of fertilizers is deposited in Large and which food most generally Art phosphoric acid. Nitrogen any one of May he used a fertilizer though they Are commonly put in bulk ready mixed by manufacturers in connection with or. Frapp mid that if the Wermers intend keep up the soil they must f the kind and amount of fertilizer to on several namely the soil crop to lie planted. And climate. In addition to the the contains about 15 per cent nitrogen sulphate of ammonia a by product of Tho manufacture of Coke and dried blood Tankage and packing House Potash the third Clement he said was the unattainable of them All to plants though Large quantities exist in some soils in Ducu Smejc the values of the to to Lent Ami stalk hould be applied. Must consider the treatment aids the Una been reviving prior fertilization the depth of Tho character of the subsoil tit. The in be used can tint be derided moreover simply by i Hemual analysis of the soil since lift needed Niny already Becj in thu Oil yet to there in chemical that they Are Tiff Stimble and therefore in form by the Plant. A Recti is mighty hard to said or. Frapp. testing Mit the int Ilia the Correct amount different fertilizers to plants he showed that phosphoric acid helps the fruiting of plants. That if on soil where plants Are wont to run this fertilizer nitrogen helps in developing stalk Ami Leaf where plants Nve generally scrubby and weak this is the class of fertilizer to be on the other hand Potash in the general All round growth and fruit age. Too free an application of any of these fertilizers however he stated was to be avoided profitable. He was followed by a. K. Short of the Extension department of the a. And m. College who stressed the principal things which or. Frap had mentioned Anil especially Prev the Farmers attention to Tho need of leadership in the county if anything of Advance was to to realized from More intensive cultivation of their land. Rotation of crops and live Stock farming As the Means of build ing up spent soil were especially stressed. If a Farmer intends to Ospital were fired upon by n body of one Hundred alleged klansmen. Several men whom alleged klansmen Aid they had warrants for killing a klan Leader took Refuge in the hos Pital and fired a Volley at the approaching band. Martial Law is imminent. Sheriff Galligan who re Quested the troops was arrested on a murder charge. Herrin 111., feb. Companies of Illinois National guard numbering men were converging on Herrin today to halt the threat of another bloody massacre in Williamson county As the result of War Between members of the i flux klan and anti klansmen. Trouble sprang up iu1 two Mol fights Here just before Midnight re suiting in the slaying of a Herri policeman and klan Leader and a de Puly sheriff of the anti klan fac Tion. Caesar Cagle Klansman and to iceman was shot to death on the Street hero shortly after deput sheriff John Layman Bilter enem of the klan was shot and Fatall wounded at a meeting held to or Tecl against raids on alleged win tigers by the Kun flux klan. To meeting was outlining a Campaign of retaliation against Glenn Youn citizens and admirers from various sections of the state. Col. R. G. Duff of Houston was one of the make n profit out of his farming he must make the farming pay for it self As it he said in voicing his opposition to the habit common to Tho Farmers of borrowing Money every year at High rates of inter est and expecting every year to Leader of the klan raiders. Titucci Nelly it True the Black Liimol. Black Type inn a the speaker then gave Rome Advie As to the application of the Plant and also named 11 formulas which had been decided As the Best fur use on farms in the state by competent chemists and Experiment or Krann spoke for about one Bou Dur in he Verter Natkal about the buy three Herrin policemen appointed by the klan forces entered and two officers Are shot to death by workers at still Harriman tcnn., feb. Officers Constable James w. Jetland Deputy John Swann were shot to eath Friday As they neared a still i the farm of Dillard Newport near Mory Gap three Miles from this Ity. The bodies were concealed in hastily Repard shallow Graves and later found by sheriff Johnson and a posse searching for Walter Newport Al eged to have fired the fatal shots. Q first recital on flew Organ draws throng the installation recital at the methodist Church Friday night gathered an audience which packed the main auditorium sunday school rooms and galleries with a crowd of j attentive and appreciative auditors. It was one of the largest gatherings Ever seen in the Church for a musical program. Ada Emily Sandal of Dallas was the artist who performed to the Delight of those assembled on the magnificent new pipe Organ which had just been . Miss dec s wallers presented a distinguished Limestone son. I he began his address at three o clock fort Worth where he has been attend ing the annual meeting of the South Western freight claim prevention Congress which was held at the Tex As hotel continuously for three Days. The object of this association is to concentrate efforts of Railroad men looking to the reduction of claim pay ments for loss and damaged freight handled by the railroads and to pro Mote a beter understanding Between shippers and receivers of freight and the Railroad and a spirit of co opera Tion which in the end will result in the proper packing marking and Bill ing of freight. And after the rail roads have received the freight its employees will move it with reason Able safety and within reasonable the Davidson party coming from Timco us of contribute to the Houston comprised about Twenty j reduction of claims for loss and dam and the audience was keenly appreciative throughout his exhaustive statement of the principles in which he believed end on which he is to stand while making his Campaign for governor. The shooting started troop two boy scouts go on their first hike troop master Willruth ook his come out with a clean slate. To do that it is a certain fact he said that More crops must to Raiser on troop no. 2, boy so the same land than before lie saturday. Commended the ten racing of land keep the soil from washing into me creeks. Mote than anything else he said the Farmers need leadership and combined action arid to do that they must take up the idea of hiring a county agent and putting the thiner Over. He slated that Tho county agent was paid for out of thu taxes and that an agent would Cost Iceni no More or no less than none at they hiked two and half Miles cast of town cooked their an open fire without read incr in her most pleasing manner while mrs. Oscar donning and miss Lucille Freddy rendered two Beautiful Rev. W. B. Andrews pastor of the Church presided at the splendid pro Gram every number of which was in first j Joyed to Tho limit. Tho audience was Well pleased with the new instrument installed at a Cost of and which is one of citizens go to Austin to meeting tuesday plans Are being made to charter a Pullman to carry the Mexia delegation to the Centennial meeting Callec by governor Naff in Austin tuesday quite a number of leading business men Here have signed up to attend those who can possibly do so Are urged to see Ben Stollenwerck 01 Telephone the chamber of Commerce and make reservations. The train Wil leave monday night and return the next night so that none need be from Home but one Day. Everyone is invited to go As the event will give Mexia citizens an Opportunity to Kee their Home town in the forefront wit the most progressive cities of in All Texas. Pioneer company mentioned now in Teapot probe which pointed out Are just As annoying to the shipper As to the railroads. Officers of the american railway association were in attendance and Railroad executives of High rank spoke n the wonderful Progress that has Al Jady been made by the claim Preven on Congress and set a new goal to be cached the coining year. The Congress includes in its Reship representatives from railroads embracing the great Southwest and to Urther demonstrate its eagerness for i better co operation Between the pubic and the railroads an invitation Vas extended to the Public in fort Worth to attend its session at which discussion was had along the lines of better freight handling. The Congress was unanimous in this one thing. Pay All legitimate and lawful claims fight All fraudulent claims to the highest court in the land. Twelve of the finest in this part of Texas Rev. Andrews announced thai the ing und application of commercial Humphreys stockholders called to consider dissolution of the company first saturday in March .1 r a if Board no Dir t the Humphrey Oil com Imily. in Stinst i new thur div of this week adopted a thu dissolution t f the Humphreys Oil company following the Aivord the wider of the i Rau . Meeting k to in1 held in Xirui Lay. Mau a the first to Isth All have been for the purpose of consider in and taking action upon the pro posed dissolution. Thin meeting was the sew York meeting of Iti i Tois. The Coll t of the meeting Fri the morning of the first Satur Lay in mint he Nide by col. To Maud. Sofii Luuy of the Humph t Oil company. Tin Zannini Norment has aroused t i bid Erable interest a Molly local ii As to whether the move. Will mean lilo paying off of the company and the of the rest of the payment involved in the pure Oil company itself transaction by which the Humph reys Oil company was sold to the pure Oil company. It is believed that the Selling of Bonds by n Syndicate in new York thursday fur the pure Oil company was a step toward the affairs con t Mal settlement of All nested with the Deal. The Bonds priced from to 100.25 to yield from 5 to 7 per rent Over maturities run Ning to August 1, 1926, were soon placed according to the dispatches the books being closed in a few min utes after the Sale opened and being should the dissolution be favored it will bring to a successful end one of the Moat spectacular Oil compan ies known in the Southwest say those who have watched the develop ment program by which in has grown with the Mexia Golden Lano As its foundation with the Rogers discovery Well Here As its first property and from such a Start to a company with approximately 276 producing Oil Wells at Mexie Currie and pow Ell and which when sold to the pure Oil company represented the largest Deal in the history of Oil in the state of Texas. The consideration was reported to have involved passed the Tenderfoot test and eight passed the tire lifting test. They also practice the Flag Drill and play Eft games and otherwise enjoyed them selves Jim i Rickett Home form meeting in san Antonio Jim of Rickolt president of the Max a Battery and tire company the past week attended a meeting of the South Texas retail merchants and jobbers association which was held in san Antonio. To heard an address by Fred t. Mann a business expert who has won attention throughout the United states because of the huge volume of business which he has built up in a town of people. Of Tom prick Ett Home from Dallas oxide conference Tom prick Cut attended the exic storage pattern meeting held thurs Day in Dallas he is very much in would give a musical program service to which the Public is invited. Graces refuses to keep silent about ballots issued As n part of the Purchase of the Humphreys Oil com puny. The Sale is considered very Flat it Hus raised As regards the value of whether move the properties of the Humphreys Oil thought. Following the change should it take place Headquarters for operations in the Fields where interested will not be changed from Here it is Dallas Texas Graves of fort feb. Worth Deputy chused upon his return declaring the session to have been one of the most helpful that he has Ever attended. Of Dallas feb. Florence and John Williams both 16, were brought to a Hospital Here last night As a result of injuries received when their motorcycles collided near Row Lett late Friday. Both were seriously injured. Florence s Skull was fractured and Williams received a fractured thigh. Sergeant at arms who helped collect the ballots in the Mayfield dispute declared that despite his reprimand senator Spencer ballots in at least three Texas counties were destroyed without he declared that he stood by his former state-1 mint although he did not know Whyl the ballots were destroyed. Fire department makes run on Mckineey Street in response to a Call turned in at saturday afternoon the fire department made a run out to the East Side tailor shop at the Corner of Titus and Mckinney. The fire was caused by the Genera Washington feb. F. Sinclair was enabled to get his Teapot dome lease from Secretary of Interior fall by Means of conspiracy with the Pioneer Oil com Pany the Senate investigating com Mittee was told. The conspiracy charged in the complaint prepared y Leo stack of Denver charging Pioneer company entered into he conspiracy with Sinclair to abandon its ust right to Teapot dome the dropping by the Pioneer com Pany of its claims permitted Sinclair logo ahead with leasing negotiations with fall the complaint charge cd. It was read to the committee at the request of senator Walsh. Stack contended that the Pioneer company double crossed him and asked the court to award him five million Dol Lars damages. Walsh contended that stack s suit was unjustified and really had no right to the leases. Union service to memorialize Woodrow Wilson at sunday night at the Baptist Church a memorial service will be held in Honor of the late and lamented Woodrow Wilson. The Metho is Church was the scene of a service for that purpose last sunday night hence the churches uniting in the event tonight Are the first Christian Church first presbyterian Church Central presbyterian and the Rev. Joe Jeffers pastor of the Baptist Church will preside with All pastors of the respective churches having a part on the program which has been arranged. In settlement that France proposes Paris feb. Government presented a Bill in the chamber of deputies providing for ratification of Accord whereby the United states will be paid two Hundred and fifty congregation the program is As follows processional by the organist. Hymn no. of the White. Scripture Reading psalm Rev. E. M. Hudson of the first presbyterian Church. Male this Samford Jeffers Harper and Beene. Woodrow private Victor k. Aubrey Pas Tor of the Central presbyterian Church Woodrow commander in r. B. Jackson. Woodrow statesman Garland Adair. Hymn no. With me by chorus choir. Woodrow apostle of Reaves of first Christ Ian Church. Mixed peace the gift of god s Jeffers and Harper mesdames Rey nolds and Harper. Hymn no. Million for Rhineland occupation expenses. An Annex to the Bill includes hitherto unpublished letters from the Hudson of first presbyterian Chuich. Belton Texas feb. Fate of Hawley Viherek charged with murder in connection with the Mur Dere of Thompson Bell in the Sealy Street Battle september 6, 1922, was in the hands of a jury today. The Case went to the jury late Friday night v. Tor for the pressing machine having state depart ment at overflowed and caught fire. No damage beyond the paper burned off the ceiling was reported. E. L. Smith jr., is getting along nicely now after quite a siege which has kept him in bed for the past Sev eral Days. Paris feb. Francs were in a near slump today falling to to the Dollar and 96.20 to the Pound re ring. X the letter is in reply to the allies announcement regarding reservations As intention to refuse the United states right to participate legitimately in the advantages stipulated in. The Versailles treaty. It adds that the United states government did not be Lieve the allies could have intended any discrimination against the United states. Morgan Wiggins of Gonzales was in Mexia Friday. The weather East unsettled probably local Rains and warmer in East. Colder in extreme Northwest. West unsettled probably rain or Snow and colder. Of Basket Ball scores at College a. A m. 29 s. M. U. 18, c. U. 33 Bay Ricf-10

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