The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 234, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 28, 1921 Page: 1 of 10
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QHje Strilene atlj Reporter
FULL' ASSOCIATED PKZM REPORTS BY LEASED WIRE
.VOLUME 34 NUMBER 234
ABILENE TEXAS WEDNESDAY SEPT. 28 1921
BIG AUTOMOBILE RACES ATTRACT IMMENSE THRONGS
NESS OUT 0
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
POINTS OUT MANY ORAN-
GES IN SITUATION.
COTTON HINGE II CAUSE
Rapid RIso In Valuo of Short Got
ton Orop Ono of tho Main Fac-
tor In Improved Busi-
DALLAS. Texas. Sept. 28. Changes
In tho business Situation In tho past
thirty days In tho Eleventh Federal
Reserve District seem to be overshad-
owed by tho Improved market position
Of cotton tho monthly review of busl-
noss and Industrial conditions in the
district issued by tho Federal Re-
servo 'Ban'c o Dallas today Bays.
Tho lncrcaso In tho prlfco of cotton
had an important psychological effect
upon tho cotton Industry. Confidence
caused by. tho better cotton prices is
being communicated to other indus-
tries and chapncls of commerce in-
dicated by reports of revived whole
sale trade activity according to the
Tho slight improvement in goneral
conditions described in the statement
a month ago assumed somewhat more
distinct lines In August. All branches
of wholesale trade reported larger
sales and collections. Increased bank
clearings building permits and charg.
es to depositors' accounts woro among
tho month's favorable developments.
Demand for oil and lumber displayed
moro strength than had been exhibited
for several months. The livestock
market however failed to reflect tho
increased demand for meat animals
that was reported from other districts.
A significant fcaturo of reports from
member bahks." tho" statement says
"Is tho fact that despite a formidable
increase in unemployment during tho
past twolvo months saving accounts
in this district havo shown a 17 per
cent Increase In number and a 6 per
cont Increase in aggregate amount
alnce Aug 31 1020." Tho general
credit situation however showed only
slight improvement in contrast with
conditions of tho previous mpnth's
Tho drouth which started in tho
eastern part pf the district two months
ago has' extended westward until
practically all Of Texxvi was affectod-
vlh tho exception of about twenty
.Tcttaa towns where there- were tor-
Voritlal rains. -
Cotton Crop Slump
Heavy deterioration In. tho cotton
crppj due to boll weevil -was the moat
important development in tho cr p sit
nation. Tho Aug. 25 condition of 42
porcent waa the lowest ever recorded
in tho state. Slnco the Au. 25 re-
port on crop conditions cotton suffer-
ed further damage as the result of tho
Btorm of Sept. 0 in Central and South-
west counties of .Texas.
A bumper corn crop has been made
in the Eleventh District and farm-
ers generally are reported to have an
abundanco of feodstuffs of all kinds
until another crop. .
Stock of export carton at Galveston
Increased 31000 baies over July
whilo exports decreased 103000 bales.
August 1921 movement pf cotton
through tho report was more- than
100 percent of that of August 1920.
VOTERS TD VISIT
"WASHINGTON D. C Sept. 28
There Is no more important duty for
tho citizen "than this of voting on the
one day In tho year when his vote
means something" President Harding
wroto today in reply to a letter from
Charles S. Stol'er of tho Alexander
Virginia Republican Club In which
tho president was asked for an xpres-
lon on "tho duties of tha citizen."
Citing aa an example of the laxity
of voters in casting their ballots in the.
last election for aovernor of Virginia
When only 89000 votes were cast while
Jn 1920 the total with women voting
rose to but 231.000 out of a "total
possible qualified vote ot about 900
000" the president wrote:
"Quite regardloBS of effort on the for-
tunes Of particular political parties I
am impresser there Is need particularly
for an appeal to votors to porrorm
their duty at tho ballot box on election
day If the. result of a full voto in
Virginia or any other state should
provo disastrous to the party of
which you or I chance to be a member
i); wo would at least know1 that wo had
heard the voice ot tho people and
would bo more ready to acqulece in
their decision. There is no moro im-
portant duty for the citizen than this
. of .voting on the one day In th year
When his vote moans something.
"If you can succeed in securing -in.
Virginia this fall tho largest vote tho
stato ever cast I will personally feel
that you havo accomplished a not-
able clvla advantage quite regardless
ot the political result.
"I "think it will not be improper for
me to add that I shall have like
yourself no foar of the political row
. iult if an expression can bo secured."
U 1! i
V. S. Department or Agriculture
ABILENE Texas Sept. 28 For
Abilene and vicinity tonight .and
Thursday generally fair.
For East Texas toplght and Thurs-
day genorally fair Interior. Somwhat
unsettled near coast. Warmor tonight
cast coast and southwest portion.
Foe West Texas tonight and Thurs-
day generally fair
Russian' Troops on Review1
' lit BBBBBF sF ' '
s mmT n
r TMIIiil llfffr -
The pick of tho Red army lined
review In front ot tho old duma Moscow in August.
TAKES HONORS IN
If vou do not bellevo that tho finest
ot flno crop can bo raised In West
Texaa Vou have but to visit tho agri
cultural displays at t"ho West Texas
imi". Every Known species ana van.
ety.of farm product Is on display and
tho building Is crowded dally and'yn-
111 lato nt lilcht with vlBltors. who have
buh. words otvpraiso fop tho displays.
'AwttFdlng'cTtho premiums was made
Tuesday and as was. rightfully so Cal
lahan county took ilrst place in .a
county displays. Tho Callahan coun-
ty display is acclaimed one of tha best
ever Boon at any fair Trof. C. A.
Wood of tho Department of Agrono-
my at tno Texas a. & m. concgo nau
tho highest woi'ds of praise for tho
individual exhibit ot Mr. and Mrs. R.
J. Jones of 'Cottonwood.
Tho Jones' exhibit is one 6f
the sources of most interest of any ex
hibit at tho Fair. All of tho products.
Including almost everything that It is
possible to produce from tho soil aro
Included in tho exhibit and this easily
was awarded flrst.pfaco for the best In
dividual exhibit Tho Jones' exhibit
occupies a good part of the space of
tho Callahan county exhibit. Mrs.
Jones states that there wero some pro
aucts sho did not bring along oh ac-
count of tho fact that they wero not
raised this year. Everything in tho
display was produced onr tholr farm
this year by Mr. and Mrs. Jones.
It was largely throuch tho efforts of
the West'Texns Chambor 6f Commerce
that such excellent farm exhibits werol
secured for the Fair. Porter A. Wha-
loy general manager has an oKlco in
the agricultural building and has a
largo nrrtoun tof lfterktUre eoneernlncr
tho organization for free distribution.
Jones county wab second in the
county displays arid Lubbock coUntV
was third. Tho city of Slaton is ex-
tensively advertised in tha Lubbock
county exhibit. Other county exhibits
are- Haskell county in ichargo of Mrs.
Jewett White; Knox county Jn'chargo
of Miss Ruby Price. Mrs. WhUo is
also in. charge of tho Jones county
exhibit. Knox county was disqualified
on account of arriving too late. The
Howard county exhibit is In chargo of
J. E. Mondoll. All of tho county ex
hibits aro excellent and serve to nd-
vortlso their advantago to tho world.
Also in tho agricultural building Is a
Simmons College display which is very
neat; a pecan display by the Clyde
Nursery. Clydo Tex.: cotton dlsnlavs.
and a Farm Bureau display.
Bears Elect Captain
(By The Associated Press)
WACO Tex. Sopt. 28. Guy (Cop)
Weathers for tho past two years
mentioned as all-southwestern guard
and playing his third soason with Bay-
lor this year was elected captain of
the Baylor Boars hero last night.
Weathers' election came as a result
of tho failure of Jerome (Red) Rold
captain eloct to return to school
(l?y The Associated Tress)
INDIANAPOLIS Ind. Sopt. 28.
Alexander Howat president of the
Kansas Miners was directed today
by the convention of the United Mine
Workers of America to work Tho
convention decision became a certain-
ty before tho polling of tho delegates
Unofficial figures gavo a majority
against Howat when tho Alabama del-
egates threw most of tholr votes to tho
administration recommendation fav-
oring tho order for resumption of
work. At that time about 600 moro
votes remained to bp Cast b.ut tho
margin for tho order it was said ex-
ceeded this figure. Thp delegates
wero unawaro that a final decision had
heen reached and made no demonstra
tion tho balloting continuing
TO El STRIKES
up for tho big uoisncvuc military
EXPECTED TO COME
LONDON Sopt. 28 Invitation ot
Sinn Fein leaders to a conference to
be hold in London abput tho middle
of October was expected to bo con
talned in Prime Minister Lloyd G6or-
go'a final rely to Eamonn do Valora
Which it was bollqvod'lwoujd bo inado
..wii- . t.. nn.. ........ ... ....-..
tanity .in this city this morntngrov-'
cr'tho timo when the prim0 mlnister'a
npto would be delivered in Dublin
bit it sommod the reply would not bo
delayed longer than tomorrow.
Focccasts of tho noto woro unan-1'
lmous in declaring It would again
nyiko clear tho British position which
already has been stated by thd gov
ernment It M-as declared tho noto
would make It clear that the confer-
ence had been called to dlscuBs Irish
solf-Bovornmcnt within tho empire
but that nothing contained in tho nes-;
sago would mako imposslblo its acceptance-
by the Sinn Fein or demand
explicit concurrence with tho British
standpoint aa a condition to the con-
ference. There was general confiden-
ce that tho meeting would bi held.
Members of tho cabinet havo re-
(turnejl to Mr. Lloyd George their
.uuiuurunuuiiia un uio araip oi ma
noto and it was understood today they1
had suggested nothing more than min-
or alterations Objections which at
ono timo it was thought might lmpen'
tho prospect 6f a conference weyo said
not to havfi been pressed.
WQODV CASE POSTPONED r
TO OCTOBER 10TH
The case of tho State of Texas vs.
LUnsford- Woody charged by indictment-
with tho murder ot Lawrence
Vanlandlnsham was postponed until
October 19 when the case was called
by District Judgo W. R. Ely Wednes-
Illness ot the defendant was given
as tho cause for the postponement of
Shortngo of Houses.
BIG SPRING. Texas. Sept. 28. A
shortage of business houses as woll
as residences Is now to be noted in Bic
Spring. Several business men from
other points havo beon here this week
trying to rent business property toopen
placea Ijoro but Tiot a single business
building is available.
IN A SHORT TIE
ATDTOMOBILE RACE PROGRAM: FHtST DAT
Wednesday September 28th
EVENT NO. 1
Two laps. Timo trials for place Silver cup to car lowering
track record of 77 2-5 seconds.
EVENT No. 2
Fivo miles. Class C Division 5. For cars under 183 cut In piston
displacement. First 8200; Second $100; Third $5000.
'" EVENT NO. 3
Five miles. Class D Freo ior all. First J200; Second f 100; Third
EVENT No. 4
Ten miles. Class C Division 5. For cars under 183 cu. in. pis-
ton displacement. First $200; Second $100; Third $5000 '
Starrjo' v '
.. frI- t
LIOUOR CHARGE IS
FEDERAL AGENTS MAY PRESS
CHARGES AGAINST HIM AS A
RESULT OF FINDING L1QOUR
(By The Associates Press)
SAN FRANCISCO Calif Sept. 28
Tho defense in tho preliminary hear-
ing of Roscoe C. (Fatty) Arbuckle
charged with murder of Miss Virginia
Rappo. announced that it was prepar-
ed to commence its effort to clear tho
motion picture comedian when Police
Judge Lazarus' Court .resumed late
Tho probecution completed its pre-
sentation of cVidonce yesterday with-
out having callod Mrs. Bamblna
Maudo Delmont complaining witness.
This movo on tho part of District At-
torney Matthew Brady was wholly
unexpected by Frank E. Domlnguez
pf Los Angeles chief of tho Arbucklo
Whon Assistant District Attorney
Isadoro Golden told the court Mrs.
Dolmont would not bo summoned by
.!- prosecution Domlnguez was on
his feet indtantly and doniandod that
shf bo produced.
"In tho interest of truth and Justlco
wo demand It" ho told tho court.
"Wo demnhd that Mrs. Delmont bo
put upon tho stand that we may
cross cxamlno her. Sho la .tho per-
son who "sworo to tho warrant. Sho is
the qhtef witness. I novcr heard of
a caso in which tho complainant was
Judgo Lazarus tbld the prosecution
it was not necessary to havo Mrs.
Dolmont testify but warned that they
wcrp risking the cuanco of having 'tho
complaint dismissed. Later ho denlod
a 'motion of tho defense to quash tho
charge against tho screen comedian
and then court adjourned Until lata
Should JUdgo Lazarus decide that
tho comedian bo freed of tho murder
chargo h0 will face a chargo ot man-
slaughter brought by the San Fran-
blsco county grand Jury Jn connect-
ion with Miss Happo's death.
Thcro is also a possibility that Ar-
bucklo Will bo prosecuted for alleged
violation ot tno prohibition law-
E. Forrest Mitchell California fed-
eral prohibition director Js conduct-
ing an investigatiori and on Its com-
Ipletlon according to Robert II Mo
Cprmack assistant to "the. United
bJat2 attorney Rchepi tho 1 qupr an
glo of tho caso will bo brought boforo
a federal grand Jury.
Mr. McCprmack In a statement last
night declared that ho was withhold-
ing grand Jury action pending a full
report irom Mitchell. Ho has Jntlmat-
ed that in tho nmirsn nt Vitn InvnAH
KaUon '-W Uquor supply ulloged to.
havo been consumed at th0 Arbucklo
Pa"ty h& had uncovered a whiskey
smuggling .traffic betwoen Mexico and
.Ean Francisco apd Los Angeles..
(By Tho Associated Press)
AUSTIN Tox. Sept. 28. The con-
current resolution passed at the sec-
ond called session ot thp legislature
declaring that It shall be tho policy
of tho state to carry Ita own insuranco
oh state buildings and contents is de-
clared void in an opinion rendered
today by the attorney general's de-
partment. The opinion was given to comptrol-
ler Lou Smith who asked whether he
should pay certain insurance prem-
iums on property of the adjutant gen-
eral's department Tho comptrbiier
called attention to the resolution
which prohibited payment of all in-
The opinion held that the Insurance
premiums were provided for in the
appropriation bill by constitutional
requirements and that a resolution
can not repeal or otherwise nullify
a law passod under theso require-
ments. Comptroller Smith was advis-
ed to draw on the proper funds to pay
Tho opinion held that the funds
can not be drawn from the treasury
by a resolution which this one sought
to do. It provided that ono per cent
of the value of all buildings be set
asido as a sinking "fund at the end
of each two years fop a period of ten
years when it shall be invested in
Free for all." First $800; Second
Hudson Special Over 183
. Over 183
. Over 183
. Ford Special
. Essex Special
INSURANCE RULE '
kKr "I sV
sHk L $mW&
iv- '5... r;i
Thin Is Mm. .Irnn .lnmnn mu
who attended Virginia Rappo who
died after attending a boozo parry
'given by Roscoo (Fatty) Arbucklo1
an San Francisco. Mrs. Jameson is
'ono of tho important witnesses iJ
WEST TEXAS FAIR
Tho following aro tho awards in the
Best county exhibit: Callahan coun-
ty $300; Jones county second $20?;
Lubbock county third $100.
Best Individual farm exhibit R. J
Jones Cottonwood Texas.
Best broom corn 6 stalks R. J.
Best mllo maize red S. P. Echols
Big Springs; R. J. Jonea socond.
Best Fotcnta J. D. castio Big
Springs; second W H. Hunsacker
Abllonc Route 0.
Best Johnson Grass Hay S. J.
Best five pounds cotton scod J. T.
Banner Clydo; second C E. Short
Best thrco stalks of cotton. W. H
Cardwoll Rig Springs; socond G. C.
OUVor Route 5 Abilene.
Best bale Of cotton 1L Parsley Abi-
lene. Best yield Corn R J. Jones first
Bost Juno Corn. 0 earaR J. Jones
m .. -.t... ... ..-ii.:r i. ..-..-.-.-i
and 'ears" R. J. Janes. I
Best Juno corn stalks with foddor
and earn R. J. Jones.
Display two or moro varlttcs (12
cars) R. J. Jones; J. H. Tfite Clydo
Route l second.
Irish Potatoes (1 pock) R. J.
Swcotwatcr Potatoes "and other va-
riety L. N. Cranford Abilene.
Beets B. R. Adair Abilene.
String Beans (ono-halt gallon)
Mrs. Hart Phillips Big Springs.
. Dry Benns C. L. Sumner PotosI;
R. J. Jones second.
Garlic. R. J. Jones.
Korsha.W W H. Cardwell Big
Largest pumpkin J T Dlliard Big
Largest Watermelon Bob Cook Big
Cantaloupe (3) R. J. Jones.
CucUmber any variety R. J. Jones
Apples any variety (1 plate) R
Pears any variety (1 plate) R. J.
Syrup Sorghum (half gallon can)
J. H. Tate Clyde Kouto 1.
Comb Honey (2 One-quart Jars) J.
D. Coffman PotosI Route 1.
LONDON Sept. 28 Various propos
al& for relieving tho unemployment!
situation in Great uritain wero dis-
cussed by a committee' of thp British
cabinet yesterday including a plan
to ft vivo hom0 and export trade by
the extinlion of credits.
ln.uiflc.iul reports assert that an-
ingunibin has dovoloped between cer-
tain departments and tho treasury
which in striving to cut down expens-
es jfrimo Minister Lloyd George who
has been devttlng much timo to tho
problem favors relief undertakings of
considerable magnitude but ho recen-
tly told laborlto mayors who inter-
viewed him that ho could not agree to
a plan -Which would place tho wholo
burden on tho state. Ho added ho did
not know where to look for moro tax-
es. Mr. Lloyd Geprgo said the govern-
ment has subsidized tile unemryVd
since tho war to tho extent Ot nWio
than 10O000U0i) pounds sterling. Ho
said that while 1600000 workmen aro
idle in Great Britain thero wero 6000
0U0 Unemployed in tho United States
Tho labor point of vlow as expressed
by tho mayors was that the unem-
ployment situation had reached a
point "when passlqn and despair may
get the upper hand."
It was reported today that expert
opinion in tho cabinet was verging to-
ward tho recently expressod view of
Winston Sponccr Churchill that the
whole problem was not local but was
a world Issuq for international settle-
mt'Ht Up declared Interallied war obi
ligations should bo rocon'sldered and
reduced and that they should- bo plac-
ed in a separate category. Sir Alfred
Mond Minister of Health declared
last night that this was a matter up-
on which Americans should pass an
CRUDE OIL ADVANCED
TO 1 25 PER BARREL
TULSA Okla. Sept 28 Tho
Prairie QJ1 and Gas Company announc-
ed an advanco of 25 contsln tha prlco
of north and central 7axos oils to-
day meeting tho advanco of the Texas
company Tho now prlco is $l2li per
OUT JOB PROBLEM
THIRD DAY AT FAIR IS
BEST SO FAR IN POINT OF
ATTENDANCE AND PEP
MOTOR RACES STARTING AT TWO O'CLOCK
PROVED THE MAGNET WHICH DREW
THOUSANDS INTO FAIR PARK.
MAJOR RAIL LINES
WASHINGTON. D. C Sept. 28
The interstate commerco commission
announced today tontativo plans for
tho consolidation of all major railroads
of tho United States into ntnotoen
systems and gavo notice that hearings
would bp called on tho project in tho
near future. The proposed consolid-
ation was authorized by tho trans-
In tho main tho plan proposed by
tho commission Is that drafted under
Its direction by Profesor William S.
Ripley Harvard University but some
variations wor0 made. Tho commiss-
ion said that whilo all tho larger or
Class l railroads had been Included
in a make-up of its Schedule a num.-
of Class 2 and Class 3 lines had also
Thn following are among consoli-
dated systems proposed by the com-
mission: Number 1G Atchison sTopeka and
Santa Fo; Colorado and Southern;
Denvor and Rio Grande; Western Pa-
clfia and Qthors.
Number 17 Southern Pacific Com-
pany; Chicago Rdck Island and Pac-
ific; El Paso and South Western;
Vlcksburg. Bhrovcport and Pacific
Number 18 St. .Louis San Fran-
cisco; St. Louis Southwestern; Chi-
cago and Alton; Missouri Kansas and
Texas; Sap Antonio Ulvado and Gulf
Number 10 Chicago and Eastern
Illinois; Missouri Pacific; Texas and
Pacific; Gulf Coast Lines and others.
(By The Associate PtsmJ
WASHINGTON. D. C Sept. 28.
Representatives of two religions
Christianity and Buddhism convoyed
to President Harding today their hop-
es for tho success of tho armament
Dr. John H. Finley former state
commissioned of education of New
York and a committee representing
tho Fedoral Council of Churches of
Christ in" America calling to express
their hopes asked thp president to
designate November 6 tho Sunday
preceding tho moetlng ot the confer-
ence as a day of special prayer; to
suggest to tho churches of America
that services bo held coincident with
tho assembling of tho conference No-
vember 11; to lssuo a proclamation
to bo read by the pastprs in alt church
cs armistice day and to'uso his in-
fluence to have sessions of the arma-
ment conference opened wllh prayers.
Tho committee members said the
prccjdent received their augEtUpna
STUDY PROBABLE PLACE
OF .FUTURE RESIDENCE
(By Tha Associated Prrmal
CHICAGO Ills.. Sept. 28. Carl
Wanderer who is to hang Friday for
we muruor oi nis wuo nor unborn
child and the "ragged strangor" whom
hi hired to stage a fake holdup and
then killed today began reading up
A book with that title was presented
to Wanderer by his spiritual adviser.
Wanderer became so interested ho ro-
fused to stop reading to talk to vis-
itors Iluaso-Poiish Pcnco Near
LONDON Sopt 28 Polish offitcals
stated this afternoon that after a full
exchango of notes between the Polish
and Russian soviet governments the
negotiations concerning tho ratifica
tion by Russia- of tho peace treaty
signed in Riga had takpn a favorablo
turn toward conciliation.
GOLF FINALS AT
Finals in tho West Texas Golf
Tournament were played on'tho local
course Tuesday afternoon. B. C. Al
exander San Angelo defeated Floyd J
uuono in mo ursc mgnt. m xno sec-
ond flight Calvin Renfro Ft. Worth
defeated Penrose Metcplf San Ange-
la and Waltor- Richards wpn in the
third flight by default.
In tho consolations. Fred Jobe
Eastland defeated Frank Weaver.
Eastland In the firstfllght barter
uauon won xrom ivUM.Monigomery
by default and J. M. Muiwor defeated
L. W. Hlills Jr.
Presentation of the trophies was
made-at thp Grace Hotel Tuesday even
ing at 6. o'clock. Mayor Dallas Bear-
borough made tho presentation
All of the out-of-town golfers wera
high in their pralsa'of tho tournament
declaring that It was among tho best
that they havo over attended. Close
matches particularly in tho final.
teaturcd tho tourney
Thcro woro approximately 4.800
paid admissions into the West Texas
Fair Tuesday tho secdnd day of th
entertainment. Tho first day's admis-
sions of 2.0Q0 was by far tho' largest
first day crowd that over passed into a
fair hold in Taylor County. Tho crowd
for today Wednesday Abllono Day is
expected to possibly reach ten thous
and or more paid admissions.
xoaay is truly tno big day of the six
day exposition. It is tho first day of
tho automobllo races when tho larg-
est entry list of tho fastest dirt track
drivers In tho United States is tha cen-
ter of attraction.
All schools colleges and stores lm
Ablleno closed for Wednesday attar-
noon in order that all students and.
dorks in tha city might attend the pro
grams ai mo Fair on Abllono Day.
Words can't describe tho scenes t
tho Fair Park on Tuesday. )3vory de-
partment of tho fair gave evidence oC
a complcto success. The whole expo-
sition was truly in full swing. Judg.
ing ot tho various exhibits had begun
and awards wero being made. The big
DeKrcko Brothers Carnival Shows had
been sot up and tho forty or fifty at-
tractions of tho amucomont company
woro providing as many kinds of en-
tortalnment for yountr and old. it wsji
a gala day at the Fair Park and. each
or tho romalnlng days of tha fair wjll
bo better as now visitors from ovar
West Texns appear on tha sceno. AH
trams coming into tho city aro bring-
ing visitors to tho Fair whilo the piked
roads and country lanes leading to-
ward Abllono aro fairly alive with au-
tomobiles bugglst hacks wagons and
overy kind of conveyance that can
carry pcoplo to tha fair.
Tho crotrram for tonlsrht. WAn:
day at tho Fair Includes another big
fire works demonstration in front of
mo grandstand with some moro of
that tantalizing music by the-UniYcrsl.
ty ot Texas Longhorn Band.
Tho usual midway attractions of tho
DoKroko Brothers shows will ba in
progress whilo all exhibits will he
opon to tha public.
. Thursday. U West Texas ChamW of
Commerco. Day and members of this
organization throughout West Texas
havo already begun to arrlyo on the
scone. Four frist horse racos rodeo
Bronco busting calf groping and bull-
dogging aro included on the srr.nd-
btand entertainment beginning at two
o'clock in tho afternoon. '
Jh tho ovonlnjr at elcht o'clock th
Longhorn Band will stairo another sne-
clal entortalnmont with vaudeville
stUntB and special saxophone and
xylophone numbers. Tho antics ot the
nana boys Whilo they arO Dlayinr and
tholr singing have madoa big hit with
tho poop.le and each of the night at-
tractions thus far has drawn large
crowds into thp grandstand.
1st Race: 3-8 mllo running catch
weights; Purso 8100 00
Jodlp Clog won; Owner Lumklns'
Pceweo second; owner Jack Coker;
Bob Carter third; owner Dick Gray;
Ribbon and Dash also ran. Time .37
2nd Raco: 5-8 mllo running weight
for ago; Purse U25.QG:
No How won; owner T O. At-
wcll; Rose Llls second; owner
Thlropson and Berry; Dr. Bailey third
owner Theo. Dunmon; Lelnas Boy
also ran Time 1:04 1-2
3rd Raco; 1-4 mile: Purse 879. 00
Red Bird won owner Fred Taylor;
Midnight second ownertLtge Reed;
Llttlo Bon third; owner Ligo Reed;
Selcm and Ll'tlo Joe alsd ran. Time'
DALLAS KAN DRAWS FINE
FOR AGGREVATED ASSAULT
DALLAS Texas Sept.-28 Reduc-
ing the charge from maiming to ag-
gravated assault a Jury la the trial of
J. o; Slncabauglv Jato yesterday re-
turned a verdict of guilty and fixed
tho punishment at 60 days in county
Jail and a lino pf 8300.
Evldenco produced at the trial was
to tho effect that SInsabaugh sever-
al weeks ago returned home suddenly
and -found Adolph Lang in the heusa
with Mrs SInsabaugh. Tying Lang
to a bed SInsabaugh operated ortTalm
with a razor witnesses testified
BID DAY IT FAIR
IT IS ANNOUNCED
All visitors to the Fair on Thursday.
West Texas Chamber of Commerce
Day will find a full program of eater-
talnment and thrills. A special "West
Texas Chamber of Commerce Handi
cap Horso Raco" has been added to. the
horse racing program which WlH be
by far the best horse racing day ot tKe
There will bo four pretty horse race
Intermingled with bronco busting calf
roping. bull.doggtng and ether rodeo
stunts. Tho program starts in front
of tho grand stand at two o'clock.
The West Texas Chamber of Com-
merce has go to considerable ex-
pense to help make th). Fair a com-
plete suocess and Manaser Porter A.
Whaley. ot that .organisation has Tmhw
on tno grounas every ey asetstinf
with the work in the ajtrtwlturel and
other departments. Tnia opaiH tloq
was influential and dhrotjr responsi-
ble for the securta of a number of
tho best exhibits and dfaspUys 'at th
Fair. Needleea to soy members of this
organleatioa will do their port la mak-
Ing the oaecial day set asMe e theoa
oat o( th tele 4jw a Um m4r.
n. -t" n . .
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 234, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 28, 1921, newspaper, September 28, 1921; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth316884/m1/1/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.