The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 39, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 20, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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ABILENE TEXAS TUESDAY APRIL 20 1915.
Peace Talk Rife; 2 Turk Torpedo Boats Sunk
TO DALLAS MEN
niAMIIER OF COMMERCE TRADE
KxcrnsioNisT.s ii vi hovai.
(i()01 TIME HERE MONDAY.
SPEEGHMAKING AND. HUMOR
I.nrnl nnil Ylsillng Orators Squeezed
the Eaglo and Flew Into Eos-
tnsles of Pure (lood
With n fiipclnl train or snven Pull-
niaiiB one dllicr nnil a bnggugc rar
a splendid bitud. lots of 'pep" and nn
aliuudnncc of good fellowship the
Dalian Chamber of Commerce trade
tourists visited Abilene Monday night
and spent tho evening with the Abl-
leno business mint at Elks' Hall In
Bpeechmnklng and got-togethcr com-
radeship. A parade of tho principal business
atreetfl preceded the reception at
Elks' Hall. There was n good sized
crowd of townspeople downtown to
boo tho pnrnders and hear the untitle
by tho hand and to shake hands with
tho representatives of Dallas.
At Elk's Hall the visitors and their
hosts to the number of three hundred
crowded Into the reception hall and
Indulged In spccehmaklng humorous
statistical and linll-Coliimbln-hnppy
land. Refreshments wero served the
visitors at Elks' Hall constating of
punch cakes and other palate-pleat'.
The Mi)or Mndo n Hit.
Mayor E. X. Klrby welcomed the
visitors to "a greater Abilene one
thnt Is destined to grow and become
nno of the shining lights of Texan onr
that has' gono through five years of
drouth hut ban nt lust come Into her
own by tho sheer Industry and tin
breakable spirits of her citizenship."
Tho mayor was feeling flno and he
told tho DallaH visitors some few
things thnt got their undivided atten
tjnn Ho mentioned tho progress of
'Abilene and Taylor county and told
wllnt her future plan wore assuring
the vlsltorc that Abilene gavo their
Mr. Adams Former Aldleneltc.
Secrctnry J. H. Rabcock of the
Dallas Chamber of Commorco Intro-
duced Jed C. AdantH who responded
to tho nddrcss of wolcomo on be-
half of tho. visitors. Hi mentioned
tho fact that ho lived hero twenty
years ago when tho town waa very
nmall Indeed and he contrasted the
present Abilene with tho Abilene of
years gone by In a way that Bhowed
that ho had never lost right of the
town nor lost Interest In her well-being.
Ho paid a high tribute to the
spirit of tho citizenship of this sec-
tion. Abilene he said was the cen-
tortnnd Indtmtrlnl capital of tho Ccu-
tral Went and bad tnadJ herself that
by the unflagging industry of hor peo-
ple. Ho cloned by asking that Abilene
nud Taylor county send exhibits to
the State Fair In order to let tho out
sldo world know that we had Home-
thing beside jackrabblta and cattle out
Judge Lcgetft Talks.
Judge IC. K. Legett Bpoko on diver-
sification and told Home things Abl-
iene had done In tho past few months
In thla respect. Ho Bhowed by actual
figures the mighty strides Abtleno ha
made in tho past few months In the
buying of country produce proving
that tho poultry and dairy products
receipta for tho paBt few months were
fifty percent greater than In lUl-t.
His BtatJstlca created a Htnall sensa-
tion. The figures will be found else-
where in this Issue.
Dr. Anderson Wan Humorous
Dr. Win. M. Anderson pastor of the
Firat Presbyterian church of Dallas
made a speech that was an odd and
charming mixture of humor and sound
sense. He began by saying that It
was no wonder to him that Abilene
was always crowing after hearing
Judge Iegett's speech on chickens.
His speech waa a source of delight to
the visltora and their hosts for he
Is recognizor as one of the wittiest
preachers In Texas and had tits humor
turned on full force Monday evening
So Was Rev Mr. Ileuron.
Iter C. W. Hearon of the Abilene
First Methodist church was the next
speaker and he was more than a
match for what he called the "city
preacher" in the matter of humor. He
said that a city preacher and a Pres-
byterian could afford to "take chan-
ces" whereas he himself had to go
slow. Therefore what ho had to tell
them of Ablleno had to be strictly-
true. And ho proceeded to tell them
In a manner that carried conviction
The visitors were well pleased with
their reception here. Tho local bus-
iness men responded splendidly to
the call for assistance in entertaining
the Dallas men. and It was an even-
ing of good-fellowship aud profit for
guests and hosts alike.
The excursion party loft at 6:50 a
m. Tuesday over the Wichita Valley
for Anson Stamford and other towns
enroute to Wichita Falls. They bad
one of the best equipped trains ever
seen her and It was one of the mostT. C. Crofton. Allen Williams. A. Par-
representative prowds by Dallas bus
Ineas sas ever got together.
NO NEW REVOLT
IN MEXICO YET
HfEHTA FOLLOWERS DO NOT Hlfl.
NALI.E VILLA'S DEFEAT
AT i ELAYA.
NO REPORT ON QUARREL
Vllln nml Angeles Salt) to Hbtc Had
Drink Hut Dispatches to Wush.
Inglon Do Not Mm
By tho Associated Press.
WASHINGTON April 20. Official
dispatches from Mexlqo today contain I
nothing to Indicate that tho followers I
of ex-Provlslohal President Vletorlnno.
Htierta aro preparing to Btgnaltzc the.
defeat of Villa at Celaya by starting
n new revolt. Thpre hnvo been many
rumors that the Htierta followers had
nil plans completed for n revolution.
It has been Btated thnt a great army
haH been raised to oppose Villa and
that tho plan was to deal him a crush-
ing blow following his dofeat at Ce-
layn. Todny'H dispatches however
contnln nothing thnt would tend to
confirm the roportB.
There Is nothing today cither on
uio roporicu quarrel between General
Villa and Qenoral Angelen. It hattK
ui'on rupuricii nini micro commanders
had had a acrloun break and tnnt
tholr forces hnd been divided.
NTXIIKR OF CASKS HETTI.KI) TI'KS-
DAY AM) MONDAY: SKTTI.I.XI
FOR WKKK MVDK.
Tho appearance docket was called
nnd BcttlnRH mndo In tho Taylor coun-
ty court Tuesday morning.
Sovoral cubch wero settled hy nBrce-
ment nnd by default nnd othorn wore
continued In the civil docket. The
settings for tho firat week are as fol-
lows: Tuesday: Stnto vs. Joe Ixo Loek-
hart passed to Friday.
Wednesday: Stnte vs. John Henry
Willis; atato vs. John Henry Willis.
Thursday: V. C. I'otreo vs. Hen
Hnlstead; State vs. Hart.
Friday: J. M. Radford Grocery Co.
vs. W. I). I)lltz
Tho following casca h.ivo been dis-
posed of ns follows:
W. F Ilolcher vs. Texas and Pacific
Ry. Co. HUlt for damagesj continued
J. . Radford Grocery Co. vs. R. T
Owen et al. suit on debt: plea of
J. M. Radford Grocery Co. vs. Jung-
man Dros. suit on account; dismissed
it plaintiff's cost.
C. H. Whltaker vs. Motz & Curtis
Bult for damages; passed to Friday of
Over Hardware Co vs. U A. Frld-
dle et al. suit on note; Judgment for
plaintiff by default.
H. K. Hall vs. Geo. EJdwards suit on
notes; passed to Friday of third week.
H. K. Hall vs. Harb. C. Smith suit on
notes; Judgment for plaintiff by de-
fault. O. R. Holloway vs. Texas & Pacific
Ry. Co.. suit for damages; Judgment
for plaintiff for $120.
S. A. PItzer vs. Texas and Pacific
Ry Co. et al. suit for dumages; dis-
missed as to defendant Ft. Worth
Uelt Ry Co.. and Judgment against
Texas and Pacific for f250.
S. A. Pitzer vs. Texas and Pacific
Ry. Co.. suit for damages; Judgment
for plaintiff for $100.
G. W. Stevens vs. Abilene Street
Railway Co.. suit for damages;
tinned by agreement.
S. S. Howe yb. Texas and Pacific
Ry. Co. et al. suit for damages;
Judgment for plaintiff.
FfrBt Stte Rank and Trust Co. et al
vs. C. A. Lanlus et al suit for rent;
dismissed at plaintiff's cost.
Estes & Alexander vb. M. S. Perry
suit on note; defendant's plea of priv-
ilege sustained and causo transferred
to the county court of lasKell county.
Mrs. Clara P. Versyn vs. . A.
Young et al.. conversion of personal
propeny; aisiinsseu m iu'i'
Geo. . P. Coates vs. E. C. Tarvln
et al. suit on note; dismissed at plain
The lurv list for the second week of
court follows there being no Jury for
th first week: R. L. Turnbow. Z. D
Bonner. C T. Beekbam. J. V. Panlel
C. W. Mlngus. R. A. Redoll. L. A. Mil
ler Carl Graham -G W. Chastlne J.
A. Tbomas W. O. Shackelford. A. G.
PIppen. w. A. Robinson jonn uarman
- jker C- V- Waldrop. J. W. 1'iaxion
Geo. W- Boyce.
COUNTY COURT IS
DOWN TO BUSINESS
Some Abilene Statistics
INTRODUCED BY JUDGE LEGETT TO THE DALLAS
Money pnid to tho farmers of tlie Abilene territory for poul-
try proititctR for tho yenr 1!)H. This includes wlint they re-
ceived from nil produce houses in Abilene irrocerymen hotels
For Errs - ....$ tM.nOO.OO or $ r000.0().per month
Kor Hiiekens & Turkeys $ 7'J.OOn.OO 0r fi.OOO.OO per month
TOTAL .. $12700(1.00 or 11058:1.00 m month
.Money pnid out for the nboVe products from Inuuiirv the
1st to dnte M15:
For tiros fc $22200.00 or $ 7400.00 per month
For ChiekeiiH & Turkeys $18100.00 or $ 0000.00 per month
TOTAL ...: l .sHO:l(M).O0
Showing nu increase over Inst yenr to dnte of .'10 per cent
with the bin months yet to come.
Money pnid out for butter nml bullcr fat by the erenmeries
ereiim stations nud merchnnts in the Ablleno territory Inst
yenr was $52000.00 or $4:KI.'i.OO per month.
Money pnid out for butter nud bulter fat from Jim. 1st 1015
to dnte. $20-180.00 or $(.820.00 per month allowing nn incrense
over Inst yenr of 50 per cent.
COI LECTINS NAT.
N'ATATORinr COMPANY WILL UK
INCORPORATKD AS S00X VS
MOMIY IS (OLM'.CTKD.
Leaders of tho Fnlr Park Nntato-
rltim company have begun the work
of making the first collection of money
subscribed for stock In tho Nat. At
thin tlinn fifty percent of the totnl
capital stock will bo collected.
in order to Incorporate. and make
the ntock non'.asioAaablcijL-lfl-ncccb-sary
to collect at least fifty percent
of tho total capital. When this Is col-
lected tho company will oo Incorporat-
ed under the state Iuwb nnd the stock
will Immediately become non-ossess-nble.
After Incorporation tho contract for
tho erection of tho building will be
made. The directors hopo to let the
contract by tho first of tho coining
JUDGE WAGS1AEF GOES
TO AUSTIN WEDNESDAY
Will Complete Work hh ChHlrmaB of
House. Appropriation Committee
At Karly Dnte.
t...i i r vn.... -.. tn'
leave Wednesday morning for Austin
whArn ltf pAAfl In finmnlAtfl 1in tuftf.
of preparing the appropriation bill n
being chairman of the House Ap-
Judge Wagstaff was unwilling to
make a statement regarding the btlt
K W K
further tkan to say that great care'ny (ho Un!ted Preaa
7 .. . J """T
the bill to see that no money is wasted!
wiiiia mi uuereaia are property careu
for. Asked It he expected the
to be re-districted at the coming spec-
ial session Judge Wagstaff said that
it was hU opinion that It would bb.
C. R. I. AND PACIFIC
By thi Associated Pres.1.
CHICAGO. April 20. Chicago. Rock
island and Pacific Railway was placed
In VA.1Al.rA.Il.f.. .A.lnm. rt.1. n. -nM.nnnM
admitted Itself insolvent and unable
to pay five million dollars in notes
due before May first.
Tnis. company owned 95 per cent of
Rock Island's stock. The road Itself
has been in receivership some time.
AID FROI THE U. S.
By the Associated Press.
WASHINGTON April 20. Switzer-
Jland today asked the co-operation of
the United States In preventing the al-
lies from interfering with American
manufactures being shipped to Switz-
erland. Secretary Bryan said he cannot give
assurance now that anything can be
done to relieve the trouble.
If you want to know anything
about club life hit the policeman.
II1I.I..1K RI'SIN'KSS MK TALKED
TO HOMKFOLKS 10 MIXFTKH
AFTKR ARRIVAL JIKRK. '
Immediately nfter tho special train
hearltiK the business men or Pallas
participating in tho ICtli inntml trade
excursion arrived in Abilene ut T.tfi
Monday they found thcmsolves In tel-
ephone contact with their homes nnd
headquarters 100 miles aw.ty.
Undor tho direction of General
Manager Q. IL' Klpz wlroa hafl.beqn
slrung to tho nearesl point aridhung
for connection with the telephone
system on the special enrs. Within
ten minutes signals were flashltiF.
operators were answering nnd people
were talking The nervlco Tor both io
cal and long distance use In connection
were madft. thru tho Ablleno switch
board. Tho Dallas Trade Excursion-
ists left home Sunday night. April 18th
for n week on tho road and by special
arrangements made In ndvancc. tel-
ephone connections wore rendered
possible. At every town and city
where the train stopped forty niinutcH
or more provisions wero made for the
samo service given here.
With tho excursionists traveled
General Commercial Supt. IMC. linker
representing the Southwestern Tele-
phono & Telegraph Co.
NKLSOX ESTATE ?12(H)00tH).
Ry the Associated Press.
KANSAS CITY April 20. Tile will
of William R. Nolson owner of the
ivanBas I'ltv srnr. moil tndnv v van
I'10 cstato value at twelve million dol-
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
SPOKANE. Wash. April 20. Mrs.
A. s. Meyers wa8 n8tounded to have
8tranEe man enter hop ldtelien Honr
ln ntlipr innrnlni' wIMi ia mnmrti
"Well Mary It's good to see you
again. I'll Btay now and live the rest
of my life with you and the girls."
Mrs. Meyers told Sheriff Walter
that the man evidently thought him-
self an Enoch Arden A deputy took
him to the nearest lock-up.
For Abilene and vicinity: Partly
cioudy tonight and Wednesday.
tor East Texas: partly cloudy to-
night and. Wednesday probably show-
era in soutn portion.
For West Texas: Generally fair
tonlgliT and "Wednesday.
Rainfall yesterday 0.73 Inch Total
rainfall since first of year 5.8G incaes
Ort TriEt ovnC Ul
G a. m........54
7 a. m... 54
8 a. m 53
i u. IU... ......BJ
10 a. m
11 a. sa.
1 p. u.......
Sunrise 6:04; sunset 7:11.
WEATHER REPORt I
twchty erfvrroH. 'i 1 a. m......58
Zmn wetvf DOvN 1 tarn .. r7
YOTERtWXUXuCJ " "
p " .-' '3 a. m.. ....... 56
GRtAT CrOOOtHltKi T
I 5 a. m 54
MINES ARE LAID
BY THE RUSSIANS
KNTHAX'E TO THF. HOSPHOlU'.S IS
.HANK R.INHKHOUS FOR
REMAINS IN BLACK SEA
Turkish Fleet Forced In Stay nt Prcs.
rut I.ocatldH oh Account of r
Lack of Mine Sweepers.
Hy The Associated Press.
I'AltlS April ''. While tho Tnrklsh
fleet was cruising in the lllark Sea titn
' lfllutitaflu lufil uilunu at i t AtMinnn 4
iirruii mill rnirii.i nt ini vnimnirj in
the llosplionls Hnd tun Turklnh tor
pedo boat. destroyerH rctiirnlng vfcro
drxtrojed Hrcordlinr to a dispatch re.
rchod here today from Halonlkl.
Tho Turkish fleet Is obliged (o re-
nlnln In the lllark Sea because It is
larking in mine stveepprM.
RESTS ITS CASE
IS Sl'IXfl EX-PRKSIBKNT U00SE-
YEI.T FOR SC.0000 FOR AL-
Ry tho Associated Press.
SYRACUSE Ni Y. April 20.-Conn-sel
for William Barnes In hla $r0.000
libel HUlt against Ex-President Theo-
doro Roosovclt rested their case to-
day after presenting cvldenco to prove
tho publication .or nlleged libelous
Tke Jury was completed yesterday
artemoon. jt consists of seven Re-
publicans two democrats and three
Barnes' counsel callod only ono wit-
ness John McGrath Roosevelt's pri-
vate secretary who testified he gave
out a statement and complained of
tho nowspapormon at Oyster Bay. Tho
statement appeared In sixty-eight
papers and charged "rnjttcnness in pol-
itics." Col. Roosevelt smiling took tho
stand In his own defense this after-
noon. Ho gave n sketch of his pub-
lic Jlfo from the beclnnlng.
THAT ARE WORTHLESS
WASHINGTON. D. C Anril 10.
After Investigating under tho Food
aim urugs Act a largo numbor of
preparations advertised as consump-
tion cures the Department of Agri
culture has not been able to dlscovor
any that can In any sense be regard-
ed as "cures" for tuberculosis. Some
contain drugs that may at times af-
ford some temporary relief from the
distressing symptoms of tho disease.
but this is all. Since the passage cf
federal legislation prohibiting the
shipment In interstate commerce of
medicinal preparations for which false
and fraudulent claims arc made there
has been a marked tendency to label
these preparations "remedies" instead
of "cures" or "infallible cures" as
they used to be called In many
cases however they can not even be
regarded as remedies.
A "cherry balsam." for example
for the "cure" of "consumption" and
"hemorrhage of the lungs." which It
was represented would "strike at the
very root of the disease" was found
on analysis to be nothing but solu-
tion in water and alcohol of opium
sugar benzaldehyde inorganic salts
and coloring matter. It contained no
cherry bark extract or balsam.
A more elaborate "cure" consisted
of five different preparations which
the credulous patient was to take sep-
arately. These were first the uiedl-cine-
proper the essential Ingredients
of which were found to be morphine
vmuamic acm ana arsenic not a
very safe mixture to take habitually;
second a tonic wjitch was supposed
to contain Iron but did not; third a
"cough mixture" made up pf alcohol
chloroform and codeine which is a
derivative of opium or morphine;
fourth a mixture which contained
some quinine and a solution of wa-
ter and alcohol; and filth codeine
tablets. Even the strongest constl-
tuti0tt coud hardly staaii a prolong-
In the marketing of such prepara
turns considerable ingenuity Is fre-
quently shown. One of the aula ob-
larta M tn Via tvaranaila Ibo
tnat ne u receiving at a comparative
....9 ly low price the Individual atten-
7 tloa of a trained speclallt. For thla
.! ...- ... t.tMn1
puiyusc jkjijiuh uumi r eia-
. 13 ployed. These coetaln a number of
1 questions about the patient's symp-
toms the aumbr varyiag from a
AND TAKE VILLAGE
PRKWII ATTACKS FAIL AXI) nKK-
.HAXS .HANK l(W YAKDS
EAST FRONT UNCHANGED
Hplilled Artlllcrr r.xrhitHge year
nuitnunn in ino -''ruons 01
IIIipIwm and ArKonnp lint
Itcftttlt In Not Oh ph.
By tho Associated Press.
BERLIN April 20 Official: "Enst
of Averecourt the Germans Btormed
hnd rcoccupled Ihn village of Ember-
"The French attack In tho Vosgcn
nnd In tho Argonne and neir Fllrey.
''Gorman sappers have progressed
In Chamnnlirnu. Tlw Cnrmnno Irnvrt
gained one hundred yards toward
Hnrtmnnn's Wellodkopf. Between the
Meuse nnd tho MoRnllo thorn hnvn
Jieen only Isolated but spirited artil
"The tn-jtorn front Is uuchnngc'l'
French Official Rep.i t.
PARIS April 20. Tlicro nnvo been
nnrtlculnrlv nntrHe.t nrtllli.rv .
changed near Solsaons In the sections
oi KtieiuiB nnd Argonne. Otherwise
there Ib no nows to give out concern-
ing yestery'n developments.
KETTEAASSHOIN SECOND MOST
LOSE IN EAST AFRICA
GermRHs Kill or Capture 700 British
In Two Days Fight In UaHgasl-
Take Large Htorcs of
By tho Associated Press.
CAPETOWN. Afrlcn April 20. Brit-
Ish forces of the Union of South Africa
have occupied the city of Kettcaan-
shop tho second moat Important town
In Gorman southwest Africa. There
Is no report ns to the losses on either
the attacking or tho defending Bide.
BERLIN. April 20. The Overseas
Nows Agency today announced thai
the Germans In Panganl. East Africa
In a two days' battle killed or captured
700 nrltlBlt. Also that largo stores of
ammunition woro taken.
The British force had been landed
from transports and a crulsor.
dozen or so to as many as 70 or 80
The patient is led to believe that the
information which he furnishes In
reply to these questions will be care-
fully considered before any medicine
Is prescribed for him. though every
physician knows that an accurate di
agnosis cannot possibly be made In
this way. As a matter of fact none Is
attempted and the degree of attention
which these Individual reports receive
can be measured by the fact that
cases have come under the obsedva-
tion of the department in which mall
order concerns doing a business of
this kind have received as many as
4000 letters a day.
After the patient has submitted his
"diagnosis report" he is urged to pur-
chase a supply pf the medicine. It
he does so he is then urged to pur-
chase more. ' If he states that he baa
experienced no beneficial effects ho
is told that he has not taken enough
and this process Is likely to continue
until the limits of this credulity have
been reached. If. on the other hand
he decides at the beginning not to
purchase the medicine It is likely to
be offered to him at successively
lower prices until he la at last in-
duced to believe that h$ cannot af-
ford to ignore such a bargain. This
is carried to such an extent that a
"treatment" the original price of
which is ?25 may be offered at the
end oi six months for $2.50.
As a matter of fact the successful
treatment of tuberculosis requires
much more than the mere giving of
medicine and moreover what will
help one case will not necessarily
help another. Claims that are abso-
lutely unwarranted are no longer per-
mitted oa the labels of medicines
shipped in interstate commerce but
the word-lax may be such as to con-
vey a misleading Impression without
the us el absolute statements. Thus
tbes prevaratteas coatlaue to fmd a
sale AwbKs the fact Out a lmle
trouble ea the part of the prospective
purchaser will reveal their wortbtesa-
ITALY'S INTKRXATIOXAIi JUES-
TIOXS HAY RE .SETTLED HY
OFFICIALS MAKING STUDY
1IIH Diplomatic AHthffrlffes Declare
Rome la Excellent lVtHfefl t
CimdHcl lwcc gltetlflMs
llclwcen Warrlajt JiMlkiBs.
By the Associated Press.
ROME April S-WltMH the pii
IneHtr.foHr hnnrH pcrMitent report
In clrcHlallon here that Italy's Intern
tional qneslIoMs way he settled In mh
InrirdlWJe manner namely by the cn.
elusion ef a general European near
at an early date.
These report arc Hncenflrmed bat
high diplomatic gHthorltfes are study.
lg (hem and It Is said that they hare
hopes of rtrrlrlHg at some definite
conclusion within a short time.
They declare that Rome Is In tn ex-
CCllCNt UOSltloH 0 rnMdurt nrara uo.
ItHMorH that peace will lie effected
between tho warring nations seems t
be stronger here today than erer be-
fore. In view ef tke asHCHtHcement
made today. It Is believed that It!-
ish high officials are dlscassiag seme
means of bringing the warring-
IIohh to an HHdprHtjtMilIuv j if iu.
sllle to bring the war to a claw
There Is ne official announcement fa
uay HuwcTcr. to mat effect.
ODESSA SHOWS UTILE
EFFECT OF THE WAR
0DK8&A.. RubbIr. Aprti . (.Oat-
respoa4eflcee the Associate' Pre;)
TWrUTa-mtlotB Odtmm'lo rettttot
the casual vteitor of the war. Aloag
tho roads aro seen a few proclama-
tions dealing with military matters;
down tho wldo streets motor care
flying tho Red Cross flag occasionally
pans; under tho trees and In tho fash-
ionable 'cafes may bo found groups of
convalescent officers nearly ready to
return to tho front. Tho hotels aro
rather more enintv than usual for
Odessa Is tho Atlantic City of Russia
nnd peoplo nro mostly staying away
from tho fashionable watering places
Just now. The absence of some of tho
onc'timo visitors has -been especially
notlceablo since the German-Turkish
cniBler Drealau bombarded tho resort
town of Yalta.
But Odessa Is still a gay town with
tho same stream of automobiles and
carriages tho samo well-filled cafes
and restaurants tho samo smartly
dressed women at the ntternoon tea
hour tho Bamo brilliant Jewelers' nnd
Odessa has sent forty thousand men
to tho front but there seem to be al-
most as many left as before.
At tea hour In tho cafes the visitor
at once recognizes that the women
residents of the town have turned
their energies Into war-time channels.
AH sorts of work for the soldiers ta
under way even in the tea rooms and
hotel parlors. Twice a week the wo-
men of the British colony meet la a
room adjoining the English church
and they have seut sixteen hundred
garments to the Russian froat since
the war began.
Southern flowers fruits and vege-
tables are piled in Inexpensive pro-
fusion la the Odessa shops. The Jew-
elers' shops always ono of the great-
est attractions of Odessa have set
changed flth the comtag war. They
still display a profusion of diamonds
aud sapphires such as could not bo
seen la the windows of any other city
At eight Odessa w dark but behind
their heavy curtains tbe hotels and
dance halls and theatres and evea the
opera house still run oa a usual al-
though most places must dose at elev-
en o'clock in accordance with mili-
tary orders. The street railway sys
tem ono of tho best la Europe closaa
down at midnight. The harbor is
dark and silent at sunset ad a coa-
tstant patrol Is maintained to guard
against any surprise attack from th
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thai Swaaada sat ttr ta
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 39, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 20, 1915, newspaper, April 20, 1915; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth316222/m1/1/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.