The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, June 9, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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ABILENE TEXAS EIDAY JUNE 9 1916
ROOSEVELT WILL RUN IF
JUSTICE HUGHES IS NOMINATED
New York Republicans
Have Reliable Report
that Roosevelt. Will
Under no Circum-
stances S u p p o rt
1J The Associated Prctt.
OV.STEU UlY. June 7 IVlitle Col.
Tliccilnro KoosctrK refrains fror.i rt
iiuWIp statement on liN rrnl nttttndn
f word (he Clilcngo sltiinllim !l Is ncll
I now it here (o those4 who arc ttidninto
with the Colmcl U:nl he Is opposed (o
(ho nomination of Jii-llre Htmhcs n
tin? Hhuutiird hearer of (ho Republican
Intlnmto frlrjids of air. KouictpH
lplfcfo (hat If Sir. Jluglics Is noinlimt
td Sir. Rooscvplt wilt he a tnnd(d.i(c.
1 01.0x1:1 itnoSKVKi.T will
MIT SUPPORT lU'MIIES
lly TIip Associated :rt.B.
CHICAGO .limp 7r-Vcw York Re-
publicans Hiipnortlnpr Justice- II tilic
said today tltat they hud bwn Inform
pil from rcllttulp Hources two ila)K nro
(lint under no rlrciinistnncru wotili?
CuF Roosctclt support Mr. Hughes If
lp K iiomlnntcd hy the Chicago con
U'lltiOII. . '
FROM ABILENE TO EL PASO
HIUIILY ENJOYED UY
GREETING IS CORDIAL ONE
Visitors Are Much Impressed by Parks
LIltl Etldcncr In City That
TrouhliMionip Jfexleo Is
(By George S Anderson)
Slaff Special to the Reporter
UU PASO. Texas. Juno G.- The spo-
ciot train of ten Pullman cars over
tho Texas and Pacific bearing a large
number of ihe members of the. Texas
Prcua Association many of whom were
u companion by their wives reached
this c'.ty at 10:30 Central time today
.lth everybody on board happy and
glad to bo Ui tho best border city in
Tho first stop after leaving Abi-
lene whoro tho auto rides band con
cm etc. were greatly enjoyed was
Bwootwater The Sweetwater Com-
mercial club served a splendid lunch
of homo products ham fried chuicen
buttermilk etc. being on the menu. Af-
ter an hour or more Bpent at Sweet-
water tha special headed for El Paso.
lly midnight all on board were asjep
and a good night's rest was tho re
ward- The train was furnished hy
the T. &. P. Railroad Company anil
waa first class in every way. Free
i 'gars free drinks of all kinds. In-
cluding bocr could be had In abun-
dance but there was absolutely no
sign of a drunk man on tho train. The
Prince of good fellows George D
Hunter general passenger agent of the
T. & P. was aboard and in bis own fine
way looked after -the comfort of every
At El Paso the boya received a cor-
dial grVtlug. Tha first entertainment
being a band concert at the Hotel
so del Norte at 1:30 n. m. Tuesday.
At 2.30 p. m. the Texas Press As-
KtStew&Su.h'" since Monda but.r
mess session of an Hour and a nan.
was held followed by a visit to Juarez
wiiero entertainment was furnished by
u Xoxlcan band.
rapidly. About me naraest tmng xr
tiro visitor to reatlxo 1s that trouble-
svme Mexico Is so pe3r. The peopio
who live mere u?h"lher
Mexicans and tho problem that their)
pe-t. intervention to be the outcome of
i ne present agiiatioa hhjt w
aiarmeaovormeaiejnuvu! Captain Cash and the other
'T 'WE? 8afe here S pe0ilfflcera are pleased with the showing
There arc many interesting thlngi6-
about RI Paso. It Is a city of beaut!
fully paved streets fine buildings and
good roads. With Mount Loasa back
ground the city stretches out for miles
down a f Jie valley that has been li-
terally covered with handsome brick
rcomlne- houses residences etc. Oa
tl the wise measures adopted by th
of the best In the Southwest and thern
4 every evidence of the progressiva
eolrlt mat will make m paso one oi
the leading cities of the. Southwest.
A visitor to EJ Paso Is at once at-
city 1 ft law requiring alt outiaingi ' teea proviuuu tor wo puyiw. j m
to be of brick stone or cement. Tbehery center of the city wire Is -what
etroflf ei.eiAm nf v.i Paso Is onofls known as the Plaza a block of
SUNK IS CLAIM
KIEL CORRESPONDENT OK OEVR.
SEAS AGENCY AGAIN SENDS
BADLY DAMAGED THEN SUNK
dunfirc from Gcrmnn Battleship Koc
nlir so Hndly Crippled llrlUsh
.Slip That Gtrnt Explosion La
By Tho Associated Pioss
BERLIN Juno 7. In splto of de-
nials made by the British the state-
ment Is again made to tho Overseas
Nows Agency from Its Klei corres-
pondent that the British warship War-
sprite was runic during the Jutland
battlo by tho German battleship
It was observed the correspondent
says that tho Warsprito was damaged
oadly then there enmo n great ex-
plosion and the ship sank Rapidly.
AT WILLS POINT
HCSBAND FATALLY HURT AND
DAUGHTER IS BEATEN INTO
NO MOTIVE KNOWN; NO CLUE
Large Jfammer or AxtvVsHhj
Slayer at Goodnlitt-lleno Early
Wednesday Mrs. Morau Is
Expected to Die.
Hy Tho Associated Press.
WILLS POINT Tex. Juno 7-Mrs.
H F. Goodnight aged 70 years wife
of tho president of tho Van Zandt
National Bank was killed her hus-
band fatally Injured and her daugh-
ter Mrs It. J. Morau beaten Into In-
sensibility by a person who used
eithor a largo hammer or an axo in
their homo early today.
It is said that although Mrs. Morau
may recover it is only a question of
hours before the death of Mr Good
night thus making tho crimo h double
Thero Is no motive knowa for the
crime and thero are no clues upon
which officers can work.
T COMPANY THE
The. local military company Is ex-
nectlnrc tha arrival of the Inspecting
officer at any time when they will bo
Pa-'given the "once over" by a Federal
officer and their fitness passed upon
Tho arrival of tho Inspector has
to me acuviuea n an uruca U1 .uc
army just now the delay Is not un-
expected. Meantime the officers are going
uuta iu nowur.. uu. .-..
men hare been added to the rolls In
tno pa8t few daya Tuesday night the
company had some splendid drill work
rpnp. .. nerform-nce wld.
ThQ te o
r b equipmeiit
te fa5t IarDDg the rudiments of the
The local company as already an
nounced will be made a part of the
newly formed unit of coast artillery
although its duties will probably be
In the field in the even pf war with
traded by the parks that have
laod which has been made Into a rest
spot where the tired man or woman
can git down in the shade and en-
Joy whatever time he caa spare on a
Scene of the Greatest
:--iknev vN0RWAYt3 s
IUANP3 o 11'WKVYWyir'
P- 1 -F J i
I ' jr. SWEDEN
v-r r - tip ( V " ' j
HULll ' HELGOLAND w ' W
C ENGLAND J $&$: rS
Jyc London J HS.S 3ffi9M'jr: . n" '
Tho. creatost son fleht In the history
of naval warfaro was Uio battlo bo-
tweon aerman nnd British Bhips off
GERMANS (UPTURE . .
By Special Leasod WIro.
LONDON Juno 8.Tho British
trenches running through Hoogo liavc
been captured by the Germane ac
cording to tho official British state-
ment Issued at midnight tonight which
road: "Last night and today heavy
artillery bombardment occurred on
both sides of tho Yprcsn Intho fight
yesterday tho tmWJmiikM In cap-
cue rums or mo village noogc. At-
tacks against other portions of tho
T. If DEMOKSTRATIOX
WAS RECORD BREAKER.
By Special Leased Wire.
CHICAGO. Juno 7- Tho Progressive
National Convention opened hero to
day with a record-breaking demon
stration for President Rcoscrelt For
ono hour and 33 minutes the delegates
and spectators roared shouted cher-
red nnd applauded. They saug the Pro-
gressive battlo hymns paraded tho ais-
les and stage and howled down all at-
tempts to check them. Tho demonstra-
tton breaks all previous records both
Republican and Democratic
R. J. MORAU ARRESTED
AT WILLS POINT TEXAS
By Rneclal Leasod Wire
WJLTJ3 POINT June 7 R J. Morau
son-in-law of H. F. Goodnight presi-
f'ont nnf the Van Zandt National bank
who with his wife was killed In their
home early today and Mrs. Morau
qeriously injured was arrested here
today and formally charged with mur-
der. After being taken Into custody
Morau was removed from Wills Point
by the country sheriff and 6ther off!-
cers and he Is believed to havo been
taken to Canton.
Physlcans say that Mrs. Morau will
recover although she had not regained
consciousness early tonight.
By Special Leased Wire.
At Fort Smith.
Score R H B
Muskogee 2 7 J
Ft Smith -6 8 2
Maxters Bishop and Brock; Morton
A Rhnrntin. "
Seore - - -. - - jur U e
Oklahoma City. ' "9 fr
Sherman - v J i 6 4
Hagg and Dowlef Yqunkmank Cor-
line and Harrison.
fT' ViJL"AATfkVli kfcr1Wl.erlr.Tw'x tu .. i . . i.kll tdBtMMaNa(WTVr'v.A 1 K' kWfl i ("if.lv'iWfln. MfN t I
tM.iry vr"Tifi ij"-ik' iBF 'T' " -mmcr- i l Kit'CKi 'r t . . t v .-
Score R II J
McAlestert .- '- J5 t
Paris. - 481
Nayior and White; Wataon Tate
and Crittenden. . t
At Denbion. '
Tulsa . .7 9 2
Dealson 9 17 4
McCoy and Lemons; 'Wilson land
Glenn an Query.- --
Score t R R-E
Beaumont - . 3 7 0
SireveDort. - 2 If 3
Trouueaa an Bobo Duffy wad.
Naval Fight in History Off
tho coast of Denmark. mV 31 In
which tho WarsprRQ ono of tho f'.vo
groatct battleships' built was bolioV-
At FL Worth
Scoro ' j R 11 E
Houston i 3 G 1
Ft. Worth 5 10 4
Dickson Harbin Tillman and Al-
len; Fentress and I etts.
At plaa. I
Score . ft R H ES
GalvcaUMi; -J 4 8 2
Dallas 2 4 1
Gudgor and NoycsJ Sowell Knrr and
At St. I.ous.r(12 Innings)
R H E
Q 13 4
Keating and Nunnmakor;
Davenport Park and-Hartloy Severed.
Only one played; others rnjacd out
St. Louis .
R H E
- V .'
HSU Steel and Gonzales; Ragan and
Tragesser. ' ' "
Only one played rest rained out
OPPOSE CQTTOX SCHEDULE.
AUSTIN. Texas. June 7 -Considerable
opposttipn has developed to the
new tentative cotton schedule of in-
surance rates a proposed' by the State
Fire Insurance Commission this oppo.
aitlon coming chiefly from cotton com-
press roea over the state. When this
tentative schedule was Issued the cojn-
mlwlon sent copte3.-o all Insurance
companies andv compress operators
and others Interested for any recom-
mendation that may bo made.
Since then delegates of compress
men bate been here protesting against
the schedule which it is claimed
greatly Increases rateg on cotton.
CATTLEMEN AC FQ i t
: FAIRER BAILKfli RATES.
CHIOVGO June 7 A convention of
cattlemen was held here today for wo
purpose cf arranging to enlist the as
slstance of the Republican KatlonaU
convention In the tight of the shipper
to obIn ' what they consider talrer
rates from thi railroads.
The nucleus qt the meeting was the
Tlnlform Live Stock 'Contract Com-
pilttefe of which S. II. Cowan of Fortl
Worth Texas. Is eha'.rman. He read
tlje teport of a meeting of the eow-
mltteo. wHh the carriers at Wasli-
ton last April si which the conferees
were unable to reach an agreement
on a unlfor meontract.
The convention was called by J. H.I
u.rnip Uinui Ristfi fSanitarv Live
R H Jllstock lajmmtssloaer and secretary of
tne Kansas uve diock juminiwtiuu
According to Mr. Mercer it is plan&edithls year as never before and indica-
te send reDreaentatives to the DenM foe vojir of trreat success has
bnocratlc convention also and to seekcreated strong optimism among the
to have twth rparties majte rerorm oi
the cattle transportation problem In
all Its numerals aspects a plank la
One of the objecta of the gathering
as set iorta in the official call Is-.jwtH be' spared to ak It grt If
VFo consider what action should be I the friends of the coUae is their
taken hy tha live stock Interest of tnere && e no oubl about the
the country ta secure tor mat interest future d Stanford College.'
relief against free trade la live stock j -.. . . ulvt
and Hya stock products: that Is to JNorth. Carolina leads the Eastern
secure equal rights and fair treatment states in the production of gold the
In all matters pertaining to live ktock.KGi.tsHt. last year feeing' sliahly mora
sad livestock products aa aifectsd syttlMMt that S? all the oer State co-
the Coast of Denmark.
Wfe THE SA BATTLE'
cd to havo been sunk nlong with nlno
other impdrttfht British vessels. Tilts
map bIiowb tho locatton of tho fight.
Uy The Associated Press.
PETJIOGRAD June 7 2t31 p. m
RbIIcUr. In h sew offensive move
neat tho Russians have captured
more than 40000 men It was officially
announced here today. .
I. i . i
2 OFFICERS HURT AND
2 ROBBERS SHOT IN FIGHT
By the -Associated Press
SAPULPA. Okla. Juno 7. Two olfi-
cers werd seriously Injured and two
daring daylight bank robbers wero
shot in the tegs while fleeing at 8
o'clock this morning after an unBUC
cesstul attempt to rob the Sapulpa
Stato Bank. The men gave their
names as Harry Wella and Herb Far
WILL HAVE GREATEST
YEAR IN HISTORY
The Rev. J. W Hunt and R. A. Smith
newly elected president and. dean re-
epectlvely of Stamford College spent
Tuesday at Stamford looking after tha
details of the catalog for the coming
term and attending to other business
Tho faculty Is now practically com
plete and contains the names of some
of the best teachers in tne west ap-
Dltcatlons have been received from
many new sudens-and optimism-pre
vails In every section as to tne coin-
lag term. The general board of edu-t-ntinn
of thp Methodist church has re
cently fet aside the sum of 1 1000 for
Stamford College. .
One of the best Items of news con
cernjBK the college la that tfie wk
1 pie of Stamford and other friends of
the institution have lust liquidated
cm Ann .r tka Mllu'a (nrtolorlnpas
aaj re-cast the balance on five-year
terms. Stamford is benina me ouege
friends of the Institution.
J -ue expect ttoe greatest Tear la the
kollege'i history" said President Hunt.
t"We hive the plant and the territory
';or a great school there and nothlag
I B III kv I I 1 1 1 I
I Kl III V K .b m m .
6. 0. P. CONVENTION GETS
UNDER WAY AT CHICAGO
DEATH TOLL IN
STORMS AT 1 50
ADDITIONAL REPORTS FROM ISO.
LATED SECTIONS EXPECTED
TO BRING UP NUMBER.
rft U I A 1 1 U ' A il t U H L I 1 1
Persona aro Killed and Injured In
ArKansao Missouri Mioair.sippi
.. .. .. t .
Tehnossee and lillnolo Ac-
cordlnQ to Reports.
By Thri Associated Press. been tho God of our fathers Thou
KANSAS CITY Juno 1. Additional hast boon our Gulda In times of pcaco
roporls from communities which wore n nm llQ perplexities or war. Thot
i. I-.-. ..m hast given to us freedom liberty pur-
Isolated since .Monday 8 Btorms aro d nrfltllrUv. "
expected today to Increase the death (
Hats well above 150 i
Reports this morning said that 120
persons had hcen killed In Arkansas
Missouri Mississippi Tennessee unu
Illinois with n largo number missing
ABILENE SUMMER NORMAL AND
SLMMONH (OLLEflE HUMMER
Vh ExkaSkwif Faoiltn 'Jt 1 !
liected TJwrt The Most Successful
Terms In Hldterj Will
The Abilene Summer Normal and
Simmons College Summer school open-
ed their joint sessions Wednesday. Tho
terms last until July 27
Something llko three hundred had
enrolled by noon for the two. Tho
summer school will have auout aAMroHnnR vhrnocrallc MmMn-
and the summer normal between 175 tratton" and was calling for Repuht
and 200. It Is expected that tho at-J Bean relief tho epeaker before under-
tendanco will equal If not surpass that tahhiff Mkum political Issues ap-
of last year when all former records 1 iSTv&hfSS
wero broken. New faces aro to do
seen and many new towns in aWlde
territory aro repre'sentcd. Registrar'.
m M nirawflll w. hn nnrnllln thn
incoming s'tudents Wednesday ami tho r SSxSS-
ni w-ij. win hiin Thiiriinv morn. spoKcn wim more rnoionc iima r:su-
real work will begin Thursday morn
With President J D. Sandefer
" ?": a
faculties over assemoiuu mw ousccbs
of tho Abilene Summer Normal and
of tno ADlieno Hummer normal un f. w WQUd impugn tho nation's
Simmons College Summer school is ueeu3uy an7 urged a frateralty of
faJlt'uuSSrk toto EX tl2S Rep'ubllfundeftbJ SnrS
Bt'OR&anyyalPJPWrriwtrinft. Advocating adeouate nat-
rlmstituUonk vTy poSRlth the
young men and women or tne enure
west ana tne resuii is sww m
.n M.mwik.. in Afsanoa
POWERFUL TEUT '
ATTACK AT VAUX
By in Associated Press.
FAR1S June 7- The Tepulse of a
powerful German attack on Fort Vaux
with heavy losses is announced in the ;
r&lfTcIal statement issued nt Psns to
A violent hombardment la still be-
ing carried ont by the qerman3
CHARGE OF WAR
OFFICE AT LOIDOi
By The Associated Press.
LONDON. June 7.-Premler Asquith
personally has tajcen charge of tha war
ifftea followlna the aeata ot a
Kitchener la the slaking of the cruiser
Hampshire Monday night.
Mr. Asautth wilt have charge ol the
war fffctf until Mr. Klteheaert suc -
cesaer is asd.
Senator Harding is cho-
sen temporary Chair-
man Scores of No-
tables Enter Conven-
tion Hall Unrecognized.
By Tho Associated Press.
CHICAGO Juno . Tho Republican
National Comcntlon wan called to or-
tin tk f1lixlnh.nH ft TMIll .i. -i .A
The Rova John" Timothy Stoho min
ister of tho Fourth Presbyterian
Ichurch of this city offered a praybf
?"" i'ouuu Biicnce. ine prayer
"Most holy and eternal God wd bow
before Thee with reverent hearts and
thcughtful mlndi!. Thou are our God
Thou aro tho God-of all nations Thou
nrt tho God of ottr.nntlon. Thou hast
"Although tho Immbdlate Interests
which now control our gathering to-
raer to our own naU
warring suffering iiatlonu of tho
earth. Wo pray Time to bring them
speedily. If it ho Thy holy will to
lunua oi pcaco unu cu.iuiuoai oi bu-
JilDtmcnL "Wo bow beforo Thco and. nnuslng
quietly ask Thy blessing bofore en
tering upon tho deliberations of this
convention. As Thou dost order tho
affairs of men so frnmo tho doings
'of this great body. Save frorri all has-
ty nnd Ill-spoken word. Control judg
ments purposes plans mid platform
that all may havo Thy pure mind of
wisdom and strength May tho men
of Thy choice bo our choice and may
motlvoi method nnd result center In
thy ailro laws cf right nnd In Thy
hinting victories of truth and right
" .'Direct suggest .control this day
'All wo design or do or say:
iThat all our powers wlth all their
F i mltrVit-
k 'I tu Thy gtuU glory may unite.'
VWolt'sinn'thn"iiaihQ"dr our com-
mon Master MM J jot A. Aen.'
flHrdlnjr Temporary CklriMift
Mr Wiles Immediately preatod
tho namo of Senator Warren O. Hard-
ing as 'temporary chairman and sb
there wero no other nominations ho
WRh a plea for party ro-unlon. for
rcconsecratlon raUjor than recrimlnn-
tfonr United States Senator Warren G.
Harding of Ohio in his address as
temporary chairman opened tho Re-
publican National convention hero to-
day. Asserting that tho country -was
?:. . hn aAmfnutrtinn'a
:1L 'ii-.. . .. t -
lurciHW lJuitjr uiwj t'"'"" ."".
Mexican negotiations ho de
as tho greatest fiasco' m
Amnrlrnn fni-f-lirn rnlattons. Ua natd
trlbutoto Americanism of foreign
.... ... ... wf(Pneo to tha new
" b ?' the natS
r'rIclBed the army re.organIatIon
Bh Hfl alQ atUcked the admlaU-
-" - -
tratlon shipping bill the effort msdte
to extend Independence to the Philip-
pines and made a nlea for return ta
the protective tariff
"We did not do very well in making
for harmony the last time we wa.tM
the chairman said In hla appeal for
harmony. "The country has regretted
let us forget and make aaweda to
out country. We did not divide ovar
fundamental principles wa AM
disagree over a national policy. W
.split over methods of party frocr
land nref erred personalities. Let
forget the differences and ftai
inspiration and new compesU9 tai4
aa UQited endeavor to restor tM
"Republican principles are Ta a ?at
majority la this country whea tM
banner of harmony are uafarled. W
have witnessed the conefeaeit of ear
party In various states. We haye ssi
tne re-enlistment o um who
in Republican doctrtee. aad Tlctery
has followed and reioiclsg hM at-
tended. No apology has frwa asksd.
no foresweartag requited. TWa la oi
the time for recrbafeatk H If tha
day of recrastmcttaa.
It -mm ralalag here; today Md M
Is thouit to have fcee h eaM T
a Urge auber Qt icae ta tae
gtllerlea Seorea e antelilwi elpf
the. w?avntfe hall wariaaiihait tM
Hardfa1 referae l JinHsft Wtt-
soa's reark m read taL flrfsC'
brought Jeers a4 apaiMa. HardiM'
addresa 4msvmi m haur l
1 """v -
LCoatfcasd on pat 1U
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