The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 279, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 27, 1915 Page: 1 of 6
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Extra Special Sporting and Auto Section Edited by Chimmie McFadden
" THE BIG JfOISE" WILL APPEAR IN THIS PAPER SUNDA Y MORNING JANUAR Y 31 BE SURE AND WA TCH FOR IT
. i jt
ONLY 2 BRITISH
ElllMirilMI C01UtKKPOM)ET OF
flMKS WIKL'S I ItL'POHT
ON SKA FIGHT.
I lie Moll Our of KiifjHsh Vessel Was
HiimiiKcil SiilYrrlnc Mntnljr From
Shnrk Mas I.ust lo Itrarh
llv llm Assoflnti'd Press.
LONDON. Jnn. 7. The IMIngurRh AUSTIN Tcas Jan. 27 Wlint Ib
rnrreapondont or the. Times wires In 'considered to bo one of tho moat po-
tlmt tho l.lon and the Tlcor are the cullm rccnnclllntfhnfe nt iw vnrv
only Hi'fUfili cruisers Hint wore mater-J
'ally' diimaged In the. tlghn Sunday
wiin me Merman squadron in tiie.isiaiuro turotigii the introduction or
Tho Lion's speed wns reduced by the'
nln'11 fire but It Ih Htnted thnt none otT.
Hie eHBflH which were nccgnnpunyiiig lie would have been considered the
hor )va dnmtiKed except the Tiger. I Inst man In the Legislature to have
('iptnln ICrddmnnn or the Illuccherlnpproed or the scheme bIx months
tho Gcrm.tn cruiser that wns sunk ago when he wns opposing tho prcs-
uuh among the rescued wounded. lent governor In support or Tom Hall
Suffering mainly froiTf a shock the for chief executive. He In i-hafnnan
l.lon was the last of tho Hrltish battle
emitters to roach ilock. It Ib slntcJ House. Hut Sir. Reeves is a great be-
tliat her Injuries are not severe nsSJejIer in hnrmony wherc ttio Bame can
uas first thought. The correspondent! be obtained without sacrificing prin-
declares that none of tho Hrltish ships
wan sunk. I
IIKAII IIIWS. & IllMW.N UNLOADED
1110 SHIPMENT OF 3.VKAJI-
Homl llros. & Hrown. wo I known
OF STEERS FROM
cattleniem received 3a cars of first "wt voted against the tenant land rent
class steers this morning from San . proposition. But ort the other hand
Angelo. The steers wore unloadod and Mr. Reeves points out. thnt Ellis coun-
wero drltcn at once to tiie ranch near ty gave Ferguson a good majority in
town where they will bo rattened. ithe primary and In that county resides
Ike S. Brown spent .Monday and more tenant farmers than any other
Tuesday In San Angelo. shipping the (county of tho state. But the Repre-
cattlp over the Orient to Sweetwater sentntive from Ellis county. .Mr. Sulll-
nml on to Ablleno over the Texus & van. who is also a pro said that he
Paiiflr. TheJilecrK were threo-yeai- will vote against the measure since
olds and were bought from G S. Love tho peoplo of Ellis. county have not
of Angelo Heights. An Item from the sent hlmNi letter asking for thoas-
San Angelo Standard of Tuesday says; sage of lift' bill. Hla colleague Mr.
"Four hundred head of steers were
bought during tho past weeK uy iko &
Hrown of Abilene from Roy Hudspeth
of Sonora. The cattle are flvo and slx-J
ear-oIds and ure now in ouuon
county. They will be delivered In
The bunch of cattle Bhlppcd from
San Angelo Tuesday arrived horo ut
about six o'clock Wednesday morn
lug and were driven out to the ranch
GERMAN COMMAiER IN
AFRICA ACCIDENTLY KILLED
Hy the Associated Press
C'AFETOWN. S. A. Jan. 27. A
hand erenado was the means of the
accidental killing of Col. SeydebreckJReeve8 provides that article .575 of
commander of tho German forces in ttie g0 0f the Revised Civil Statutes
German South Africa. Further details lf igu be amended bo as to provide
ab to how the commander met witn
death are withheld.
IK llm Associated Press.
CAUIO Jan. 27. The British skir-
mished yesterday near Elkantara.
Egypt with what Is believed to hae
been tho advance of tiie Turkish army
Of- the issyptiap torces. one officer
and four men wero slightly wounded
It Is reported that three Turkish army
corps are making an invasion. Fight-
ing is In progress with mouutahi
A Hrltish seaplane dropped bombs
on the Turks near Dirmurhadad In-
A few months in school teaches
some children how little their parents
cousin WIE iffiSOKO
By the Associate PrM.
AMSTERDAM. Jan. 27 -It is report
fit Hint tii nropk. wlf of the coasul
-- . . m mt
at Liege Belglusa. baa been Impvioa-tBtaU MBHeBtlrli by tke I"?:
ed for three years for midiag In the.g'X.. - -'-
IS ALMOST SURE
ML'ST TIIXAS TO GKT STATU IX.
STITI'TIOV .tl.TIIOl'Ull 11).
THE TENNANT LAND RENT BILL
ttns Mraim of Peculiar Reconciliation
of Tno Vcrj Dliorsr Pollllcul
hut Ions' Appeared in
Staff Special Co the Reporter.
diverse political factions has nppear-'
ed In the House chamber of the Leg-i
the much talked of Ferguson tennnt
land rent bill. Ice T. ltceves with W.
UaBliy Ib the author of the bill. And
of tho liquor tnillle committee of the
elples. And that's the secret of the
political reconciliation. Mr. Hooves
enys that he does not In the least clve
up his belief for prohibition but does
not think Iho question can and Bhould
be agitated at this session. And on
tho other hand ho stated that the main
motive in Introducing the tennnt land
rent bill is to bring about and promote
harmony between the legislature and
the governor for a good business ses
sion of tho legislature where some
effectual legislation can bo panned for
the good of the poorer classes of Texas.
He said ngnln that the bill is a plat-
form demand and tho peoplo.ut large
arc 'demanding 'It and hence if is his
duty to givo tho people what they have
demanded. He declared mat tnrce-
fourths of tiie Grayson county voters
have petitioned htm to support' such
a measure. But in the Democratic
primary inst July urayson county
. i i.. .- m-. n.ll ....I i.t
'En a majority lur ioiu uuu u.
licrinignt mat. count may ouin"i
the measure but he has not openly
oxpressed his position yet.
Other 1'ron in Favor.
There are other leading prosvwho
will favor it too. Mr. Lewelllng says
he will vote tor the measure but ia
not ardently contending for it. John
E. Davla of Dallas another pro Is arso
known t he ready to vote for the
measure. The bill will likely have
smooth sailing In the committee on
agriculture for the chairman of this
committee. Mr. Loudermllk has so ex-
pressed himself on the bill. It is be-
lieved he will allow the proposition
a thoroughly square deal but will not
use his influence either for or against
FentHsoB Approves Bill.
Mr. Reeves has consulted with Gov
ernor Ferguson in regard to the pro-
posed bill and wjll be the leading pro-
ponent of It on the floor of the House
ho ..in B introduced by Mr.
Tne Dm as
that no person renting land rrom '
person or corporation ana wno ui
nlshes everything but the land shall
pay a greater amount of rent for the
innd than one-third of the value of the
grain or more than one-fourth the
value of the cotton raised thereon. By
an action of debt in any court persons
vim nr chareed more rent man ic
pbove amount can recover xrom m
landlord receiving- the Tent -within two
years from the time tne same is paw.
twice the amount oi rent so cuuecicu.
HVht Texas Ut Get rorL
u u now ouite certain that West
Texas will get another Normal school.!
There have been bills introduced pro-
viding for the school and since the
State Education Department recom-
mends that Texas should have at least
.i-. nro Ktiita Normals it is prac-
tiji ooKiirprf the western part o
the State will get its share of them.
Representative Griggs of Balltager
.ni...o o iiii nrovidlnz for a
Normal for the Central West and oth-
er Representative are waktef apW
. thoir rosWtve sectioa of U
4 . i of itrt W fcl
manifesto a the tavJtl tlw
"THE BIG NOISE"
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CHIMMIE McFADDEN'S PROGRAM.
The publiCjgerierally is invited to otlend
any or all oftfyese lectures. -
8:30 A. M. Auditorium Abilene Christian
1 :40 P. M. Auditorium Abilene High 'chool
7:30 P. M. Auditorium Simmons College.
3:00 P. M -First Baptist Church.
7:15 P. M. First Baptist Church.
"Chimmie" McFadden. the leather-
lunged Dig Noise and National News
boy with something more than National
fame. Is still in Abilene. Tne uenuo
Zephyr has no Intention of leaving
Abilene for a few days because lie is
going to stay here and sell the Sally
Reporter and make a few addresses
and preach a time or two on Sunday.
Thursday and Friday afternoon and
Sunday morning "Chimmie" will sell
the Reporter on the streets of Abilene.
He will sell 'em as they have never
been sold before. Already the press-
man has been Instructed to print a
few hundred extra copies for when
"Chimmie" gets on the Job you have
to call out the reserves. When he
turns bis lungs Inside out and yells
"Polper!" the prom cits Just natural-
"Chimmie" McFadden'ln an Institu-
tion. He Is more famous than the
president of the United States and a
hit mm- nbln to take care of himself.
He has been 'taking care or nimseu
ever since he ran away from uu or
phanage In Chicago twenty-odd years
auo and followed Daruum & Bailey's
circus. Later he dropped in on Phila
delphia and later gravitated . to New
York where he became tne ieauer ui
the -Gopher" gang ano me Kng "
newsboys. He organized the News-
boys' Union with a membership of
nearly 500000 and is president and
secretary of that organization-
Mr Townsend wrote his famous
stories and made "Chimmie" BIcFadden
the hero of them. Since that time
"Chimmie" has been mentioned In
more novels short stories and news-
vaper articles thaa any other Amer-
ican president and politicians not ex-
cepted. fhlmmla" haa a nair of lungs that
would startle the "stuffinV out of a
Comanchie Indian. His yells can be
heard for blocks and he Is said to be
By the Aoc!te4 Pre.
WASHINGTON. Jaa. 2T.-H fa a-
. autaarltativaly teaay frt
PreOaeat Wltaaa wUl yMa taa
ut4aa MM a ceWK w
Iba Mteta tr tMt toa fa c
ABILENEf TEXAS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 27 1915.
able to drown out the clarion call of
tho wildcat fire whistle. He has been
arrested many times for turning loose
his big noise on tho defenseless at-
mosphere but his baby face and mel-
low smile have Always kept him out
of serious trouble.
Some years ago "Chimmie" reformed.
He reformed so strong that he has
kept in a constant state of reformation
ever since and has gone into the world
tolielp others reform. He has deliv-
ered lectures on the boy problem all
over the country and has taken an ac-
tive interest in peeping boys out of
mischief ever since religion struck
"Chimmie" has never smoked u cig-
arette nor taken a drink of whiskey.
He admits to smoking cigars once in
a while and has not forgotten how to
bwear but he has always held himself
above smoking cigarettes and drinking
"Chimmie" is on hts honeymoon. He
will tell you all about that himself in
the Reporter. For fear "Chimmie"
may overlook the detail the Reporter
announces that Mrs. "Chimmie" U a
vouuk woman of commanding person-
f ality and has the very beautlfullest Tl
tlan hair on the American uonunenu
The "Big Noise" talked to the stud-
ents of Simmons College Wednesday
morning telling them the story of hit
life. It was a treat to the students
for when "Chimmie" gets up to talk
he always says something original and
to the point. He will make more
talks here a Hat of which may be
found in the program of events.
Besides owning seven of the best
newsstands in Ne York CU7 "Chim
mie" has other sources of wealth. He
can sell more papers to a minute than
ten average newsboys coum sen in a
week and he will demonstrate that fact
Thursday Friday and Suuday by ej-
ling the Dally Reporter
r ixfuxfuf ojxjjr riii
mm AKiuiiAi if le-
By Asaoclatad hm.
SYDNEY. Aaatfalla Ja. 37. The
premWr aaaeuaead Maay that ha had
U fM rWHatea wa wauU h aaavt
U urea K taa. war Is r d-
PROGRAM OF THE
JfAXV lKOMIXKXTSfKAKKKS WllA
AllDKKSS FAK.MKNM HKKH
SUBJECTS WILL BE VARIED
JhiIrp Fred eckroll Will IVmMo
0er IHKyFarwcrn .YpcIIrk 1
Up lleil at dewcl Theatre
he program for the Farmers Diver
sification meeting to bo held in the
Jewel Theatre here Saturday nfler-
noon linn been announced by tho Abi -
lcnc Chamber of Commerce.
The meeting will open at 1:86 Sat-
uraay nuernoon nnu win not tail
more man two or three hours being
shortened so nB not to weary tho au-
(Hence. However the subjects dls-
cussed will bo of such interest to tho
farmera of this section nnd the speak-
ers such interesting talkers thnt no
one will take cognizance of the pas
sngo of time. I
Every man In the Abilene country;
wiietncr a farmer or not is urgeu to
nuenu tne meeting farmers inter-
ested In the vitally lmportnnt subject
or farm diversification arc especially
urged to attend for the meeting Is
utrlctly for their benefit. The speakers
aro men who know their subject nnd
men who have made U llfo business of
farming.' They will talk about things
the farmer can readily understand
nnd will discuss things peculiarly per-
taining to this section of the Btate.
Following the Bpccchmaklng a gen-
eral diversification and marketing as-
sociation will be organized. Tho
leaders of the movement for better
crops in this section hope to enroll
every farmer in the Abilene country
wno is lnrorcsieu i& uiversuying anu
mtenslfyta-. . ..i
Jdge Fred Cockrell chairman. He
will state tho object of the meeting
and introduce the speakers bMes
offering some pertinent views on di-
versification. Judgo K. K. Lcgett "Tfareo Dairy
Cowb 200 Hens and Two Brood Sowa "
Dr. R. N. Harkey Department of
Extension A. and M. College who will
speak on. "Marketing" and organize
the marketing association.
J W. Nclll Department of Agricul-
ture State of Texas; subject selegted.
R. R. Clarldge. Agricultural Agent
T-p Railway. "Diversification."
Judge E. w. prescott ot-paducan
State Department of Agriculture
W. C. Calvert Demonstration Ageat
Nolan County "Farm Terracing."
Wm Gaazer. District Farm Demon-
By the Associated Press.
AUSTIN Texas Jaa 27. Equal suf
frage won Us first flght today wheu
the Constitutional Amendment Com
mittee reported It favorably to the
House with only one dissenting vote
that being Beard of Harris county.
The Bank of Texw bill was rent-
ed unfavorably to the House.
The hill for reducing the Members
of the House to 93 was reported fav-
P8ST0FFICK 1N8FKCT ME1B
C. D. Dawktae United States seat
siMfta !nat.tnj. iji in A!o&0 l&
after aa exteaded trip over life dtatrfct
AhllaBA U TusiiAoinr TVawktaa' haad!
quarters but he ealy drea i ee
la a while to mingle with old frleaaa
w v - - .
and snatch a few days' rest from aw
Inapector Dawkias was the gueat
Wednesday of Feetmaeter R. E. Ran-
kin.vUalted States Cemmlsaleaer W.
D. Glrand and other Abilene friends.
P. g. lijiarimmt vi if rhaWwe
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Abilene 'Texas Jan. 27 Far
Ablleae and vietaUy: UaaeatWd
weather and coider toalght aad
Thureaay; rata w anew taiht
For Eeet Texas: Uaaettled;
rain fa south; rata ec aaaw la
aorth perttea talht or Thurs- f
aayt cetaar taaiaw as aarut-
west perttaft; ear Tauraaay.
JU lX.it UTAui- friivaa i Vtftir jai ai
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Tharaday uaaettfad: proaaMy
aaw la aerta aartfoa;
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6ERMAKS WIH III
NKAKI.Y rWW KHKNCH AKK
W0r.MKII ANO 8 MACHINE
Teuton Alt CIIm Tkat Thry Cupl-
Hrcd m French Trench rr HI.
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Dy tho Assoclntcd Press.
HrJHLLV jnn. 27 The official an
nouncement this afternoon sav that
.tho Germans have captured several
French positions on tho heights ol
Craconno. Tho entire distance which
wbb ucken by the Teutons in tne fight-
Ing which took place at theso uolnti
yesterday covers ft mile and thnt the
victory Ib a nolnblo one. Near 1000
French noldlorn were Wounded and
eight machine guns were taken
The Germans also captured a trench
nenr St. Mlhlel.
French iieuy Vlflirlcx.
ny tuo Associated Press.
PARIS Jan. 27. Tiie French In nn
official statement this afternoon deny
the German reports which wero issue
during the. day that they had cnptiirct
the heights of Craconno.
Ml IE UK A
III TASIE OF
KEGKO AXKKmCP Wit HKUXKF.X-
NESS AHJU0KH XKMPKR
OF MAMK RACK.
Will Davis negro wm arrested by
local officers Tuesday night for drunk'
enness. and was locked up In the coun
Willie In a two-hundred pounder and
wears a bland smile but It was rather
faded Wednesday afternoon when he
was taken before Justice Lambeth' for
examination Willie testified that he
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tv....tt turn nnt i.ruMoa n nm wBinrlare' a raault et uraeat ordaes iraaa
from a neero named Will Stanley
recent arrival from SUmford. That
was late Tuesday afternoon.
"I tuk two little Uste-cs of that
stuff and hit made me plumb drunk"
Willie told County Attorney Keehie.
There wasn't much doubt about Wit-'
tile's state of equilibrium when toi
officers got him. '
Will Stanley hi in jail ana iiKeiy win
be hrought to trial oa a charge of
bootlegging. Will Davla told the Ul-
cers that he came here Monday from
conn market vmum
The local cotton market waa practi-
cally the same Wednesday as on the
preceding day. The middling basis
waa 7 1-4 cents.
The market showe4 a slx-a4nt ad-
vance everTueay according to local
BEBK F9K iCXeWLttftUaK
Ctit CFaek Sittttl 9$Mht
The Ce4ar Creek aeiaal haa ?'
ed a nhliHneat U "1"
hlaekhaarda. The arttetaa i
AWteaa Wadaaeday aad
eut at as early aw.
W. Lv Walker 1 taaehwr at
and MUe Nva WiUw fa
CVnCXm YAWi yjABAIItlStWI
WAMHNGTOX. Jaa 27 J Chi
cae 4ayraa were jrtlly i-
aattoed a aecoaat ec w
mouth diaaaaa taaay.
4a HtLAW IX CA ABA.
;J "' darec heiaw aa
..ciTn.r-r Ian. tl Tka t-l
FT i. ro tUv. A VeaM
awUl gWfB the Wastera mum
r Hfr .k iBiBBiia
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THAW'S TRIAL SET
OR FEB. 23 NEXT
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tiy Awfemtttf PrM.
NEW YORK Jan. 27. WHh tKc
withdrawal of Attorney Jcronte ye
torday the Harry K Thaw ease Km
taken on an entirely new aspect mm!
there are many conjecturee m to witat
tho next sten will he. " v
This morning marks the first twwe
in nine years that Thaw has net tad
the shadow of Jerome looming taw
before htm nnd dogging him every step
thnt ho made to gain hie liberty fraM
prison celts and asylums where he was
incarcerated for the murder of $(
Thaw pleaded not guilty to cmM
racy. His trial hi been set fer Feb-
ruary 23. Meanwhile he remain Hi
Upon hearing that Jerome weal' att
of tiie case Thaw said! "It's a torn
lane that has no turning' '
By Mm AaaooUtod Prwwr.
IXNDON. Jan. 27. Calf
that there la treat military' i
there and thatll ctritiaw? aft
the vklalty at the canal.
Important troop MOvanuMls af nm-
dcr way and warshlt are aililn.
Conjecture are rife 'that a Uchattto
la hrewlac. iM that Um aanaiin-
athe warring powers. Tkare fc'iMftMac
official wm nrans
Uy the Aaeoclatad Preaa.
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