The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Monday, April 3, 1916 Page: 1 of 6
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FRENCH GAIN GROUND IN NORTH
PART OF CAILLETE WOOD IN ALL
DETAILS OP LAST NIGHT'S AIR RAID ON EASTERN SOOT-
LAND AND NORTH AND NOKTHEASiTil
ENGLAND LACKING GERMANY .
. . TO REPLY SOON.
The following sunimnrr of the wur'Mtiiutioii win Issued by The Associated
1're.sN Jlondny nwri)lug:
The French Inn gained ground In the northern part of tho ftilletto wood
uhlch huh ocrupled by the Ocrmnni ) est onlay In nn all-night fight in the
Verdun region ent of the .Weiise between Dounumont and Vnux It wis nn
iiottnred in nn official nUitement toduy. There mix nn Ineffective hofuhnrd.
went west of the river.
The details of lust night raid oer eastern Scotland and eastern and north
eastern counties of Englnud the third raid In three nights were lucking to
The German Government toduy promised Anihussndor Oenird a prompt
reply to his Inquiry relative to the destruction of the llrltlsh cross-channel
Mcnmcr Sussex and the other vessels which curried Americans who harely
scnpetl with their lives.
COXFEREXCE OF CHARITIES AXR
CORRECTIOXS TO STTRY CON
.CHICAGO April 3;.-Flrst hand
formation of conditions In the Euro-
uan countries now at war will bnl
given tho forty-thtrd annual moetiitg morning about 0 o'clock and the rain
of tho National Conference of 'Charl- WWQ hows It to bo over 2 Inches
ties and Corrections at Iudlanupolis Vernon McCnsland who Is attotidlng
May 10 to 17 nccordlnK to an an- the Abilene Christian College waB
nouncument made by W. T. CrcBH gen- down last Sunday visiting relatives
era! secretary of the organization hero Snm Cobb who has been with tho
today. Ernest P. Ricknull. director jnrun & nateman lumber people hero
of civilian rellefiof the American Red for 80mo tln)0 iaB ieon mai0 njannRor
Cross has accepted nn Invitation to of tno Dradshaw office and will take
spak at tho conference nnd will de- charge some tlroo this woek.
liver an nddresH at the opening sefl-j MrBi r)r. Pentecost and two UUlo
slon on tho cvonint; of .May 10 on tho'Rr8 navo UU0Il visiting In Dalllnger
subject of war relief. tltln week. '
Mr. Illeknull visited all the main war! Mr and rs. Maltor White and tliolr
fronts lu Europe In nupcrvlsInK the baby woro In BalP.nger visiting rola-
dlstrlbuMoir of American contributions tVCS this week.
for tho war HUlferors. jio was In Rel-j - -
glum a few monlha after tho opening' . .... . . -p
or hostilities and later passed through nrif II T TplLP PAI I tf
both the Russian and German lines on ntl ffa UuiVLli UHLILLI
the east front lu an eifort to proIJe
relief for the Polish war victim un
several occasions ho came close tu tho
UIHii lines and was abio to ouscrto
renditions In regions whore the coa-
(nuilln.r nrmlna liml Kl.'l'lltlv nilSHOll.
'"""h " - r
rrl.n AAnfrAiiflA will lirlnc fnfftfllftr
leaders In other branches of charitable
and currottoiin work. Ttio uuiicu
States so r.iHuiil will 'MrnUli Us
share. Among tht. lederal officials
taking part will M .M.s Julia C
Iathrop chief of te Kueral Child-
ron s uuroau; Atanouy wwumm.
United States Cointutiwlouor of linml-
gratlnn and Pblatl Claxton
1'ilted titan cnajr. hiouer-pr Educa-
A number of Other t puakers of nal-
ional promlneucs iu tt.wr lolds will
bo Thomas Mott Oabtirm-'. former war-
don of Sing Slag prUen. Now Yor.
.. .. . - 1 .. .. - nuluni
wiueiy Knov.ri as j .vhhi "
discipline; Aituur Woojs police com-
jnlbslouor cr ' Vak; iohn Fluloy.
New York Hlata CowinUa'oner of fcd-
iiration: Mrs. F orxs- Koitoy goner
al secretary of ow Na'loijal Consum-
ors' league and John P. Gavlt. pmn-
afc'lUK editor of the is'ew York Even-
Meeting in goujuuetion with tho gen-
craUmnfcrfiUia. lUUlltigr cf.flllleil or-
ganlzatioas will haie their annual
sessibM. Amors them will be the
Natleaal Pi oration Assoc .ation the
American Aiseoflatioa for Organizing
Chrity the National Conference or
Jowlsh Charities the Ametlcan Asso-
rttIon of Officials of Charity and Cor-
rection and tho Netlmal Children's
0TC1UCD IQ Qll&Jlf' R
ilirAmrll lu llllrlfXi U
OF GREW MISSING
By The Associated Press
LONUON. April 3--The
steamer PetU has been sunk.
Rix members of the crew are re-
ported to have been lost and eight have
Th Perth wa an uuarmed vessel
IN VERDUN REGION
SOME PERSOXAL ITEMS OF IXTER
EST FltOM HUSTLI.VU LITTLE
in-JSpccIal to The Iloportor.
WINTERS; Texas. April a HUG
it Btarted to raining hero Friday
Suiithsldo Rnptlst Church Has Xuwi
Pastor. Jtcr. A. J. Jaorgan
(Joes to Fort Worth.
Rev M- T. Tucker formerly pastor
of the First Baptist Church at Snyder.
wnoro no w-eu iui ""a
called to the pastorate of the SouUi-
side Baptist Church formerly Date St.
Baptist Church Sunday night. He bas
signified his acceptance of the call and
win enior upou mo wuik m vmo.
family Is already hero. Mr. Tucker
j8 one of tho strongest and best P8 -
ora nmj preachera in the Baptist De
nomination In Texas and will doubt-
less meet with success as paBtor of the
soujhsldo Baptist Church.
nev. A. J. Morgan the retiring pas-
tor will bo tendered a parting recep-ll
. . 1-. Mint. Hltll '
.0n y mo cnurcn iionuny ihb". "
wlll jeavo at once to enter upon his
new work a8 on6 Qf tne ten evangel
ta of the Southorn Baptist Theologlca
Seminary at Fort Worth.
AHILEXE ROY WEDS AT
MASON WILL RESIDE TnEHE
Married on March 35. at tho home
of the- bridal parents In Mason Texas;
Walter I Clark of Abilene ana mibs
Nannlo Menus of Mason. Mr- Clark
Is the son of A. T. Clark of this city
and Is teacher of science and English
in the Mason high school. Tho bride
is an awmplUhed young lady born
ntirl reared in Mason.
The Reporter Joins the many friends
of Mr Clark hero In wishing the new-
l..-rll.- (. Kout ihnt Ufa mav brlnir
a KILLED i SEVERAL WOUXDED
I IX ITALIAN AUt KAIU Kfct'UKT auditions io me caurco. a iuii ui di-
I teen for) the day or 25 for the week.
I VIENNA April 3. Two men wer inltely with preaching each morning
Killed and several wounded in the Ital.'at 10 o'clock and evening at 8 o'clock-
LU ail IttlU WU AUVtBUUtO! Mw .....
of Triest a report today says.
CAXO'S DESERTIOX IS
CREDITED IX AVASUOGTO!
ru- Tho Associated Press.
WASHINGTON. April 3. Reports of
rni ratio's desertion from uaxrania
". .- rrnHited todar by tn
gtat0 ani War Department official
Although there was no confirmation
AT 39.1 STAGE
CREST IS EXPECTED TO REACH
DALLAS HOME TIME 0
WARNING BEEN ISSUED
Some Property Damage and Loss
Livestock lias iieen Keporleu
AHhotigli There Uns Keen no
Loss of Life.
By The Associated Press.
DALIES Tex.. Aurll 3 The Trin
ity rlvor was at 3'J.l foot today.
Tho crust is expected tomorrow. A
warning hatt boon Issued to remove all
livestock from tho lowlunds as quick
ly as possible.
" Alroady there hurt beon property
damage and some loss of livestock.
There has been no loss of life
RAINS INCREASE WATER
SUPPLY APPRECIABLY AT
LYTLE; "30-INCH RISE
-pi... ..-. i .. .
mw (nnroKittte attTTT
jiiub uia nuiin wl nam. wutut wur.i
InT S0'8; . 1
Manager F. A. Matthes of tho water
company stated Monday that tho water
uuu novu imriy iuciiub uy ounuay
noon which dopth will bo lncroasod
boforo all tho wator haa run Into thol
laKo. This means a six weeks' sup
ply of water. Ono man wanted to
wager that tho wator would go over
the spillway throe times before May
1. It In agreed that another rain Ilka
that of last wook would fill tho lake.
bocauso tho bulk of tho water would
run off tho surfeited earth Into the
SUNDAY SCHOOL REPORTS
Sunday April 'J.
Bt. Paul Methodist.
Imxa llniltivJI.I nn
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l rr0rsD"taeIrlI;; ' ! '. Ti
Central Presbyterian .... 4B
ft . ... " . 460
(ellhlB Baptist... 303
sZhsldo BapU st ...... 98
CnrIatlan Coliego H0
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HW I KflH I l I I.HIlKl.H
II1U I Unl I IU I UIIUIlUll
BOTH HOURS SUNDAY
At the First Baptist Church Sunday
two large congregations greeted Mr.
Lewis Entzmlnger the Sunday school
Superintendent of Fort Worth who
haa boon spending ten days' here. At
the morning hour Mr. Entzmlnger
spoke on the relation of the church to
the Sunday School. At the close of the
Bervice there were thirteen addition
to the church. The night audience fill
ed the auditorium and the music was
fine. A choir of 50 voices ana an
orchestra of 10 Dleces delighted every partly cloudy and somewhat warmer;
ono with the song Bervice. which Is Ui.Tiwadar unsettled weather.
chartteof Mr Chas Cook of Ft. Worm.
iHumouiiui. v- -"" "
Mr. Kntzmineer spoke on faith and the
address was good . There were three
. w..W ...-. r. . . -
lag and each morning and evening af-
ter that time. Prayer meetings have
been announced for each afternoon at
4 o'clock at the following places: Mra-
Mayfteld's 14th and Pine Mrs. Ful-
wiler at soma home near Walnut St
Mission: Mrs. Helen Pearce's 1438
v0rth 4tn Mrs. w v uarpour aw
ah mii Ponlar: Mrs. E. S. Gott'e lt
house south of Alexander Sanitarium
iMre. y g Muir's 6th and Grape Mrs.
)j h Couch' Clinton Avenue.
ARILEXE TEXAN MUM) 11 APRIL 8 ID1G
DIHEITOUH AM) CO.MJIITTEE3IEX
OF I'llAlIRER OF COMMERCE
WILL U'Xni TI'ESRAY.
If Teams Meet Willi Proper Response
. From Citizenship liaising of $$000
Will He Disposed f Very
A luncheon at tho Grace Hotel at-
tended by tho directors ami campaign
Committeemen of the Chamber of Com-
merce will formally open the member-
ship and funds campaign Tuesday (to
From tho luncheon tho two squads
divided into five teams each will es
say tho task of raising $8000 in one
afternoon. Under tho budget system
this sum will be needed and every of-
fort will be made to raise it all In a
fow hours' time. All mombera of the
Chamber will be askod to pay either
annually or semi-annually. Several
hundred dollars must be Immediately
avallablo to care for tho expense of
Retting out a plctorlnl booklet of Abi-
lene and the Ablleno country and for
tho issuance of a postcard book carry
ing scenes of Abilene. These booklets
will bo tho most elaborate and expen-
sive tho Chambor of Commerce has
At tho luncheon tho Important water
committee will bo announced. Tho
work of this committee will bo of the
I utmost importance nnd moment
Toe team wiirnore-pep raa-ozpKr
. ... ....... ... a.
her "class" In money rnlsIuB. Every
(letnl of tho campaign has been per-
fecte(i ani tf tho clUzons meet tho
teams haR-way tho work will soon Uo
DEFECTION OF COL.
CANO'S TROOPS IN
By The Associated Proas.
lwvuruo. Tex.. April i.-
tary authorities at Nuev-o Laredo today
declared that the reported defection
of Col. Cano in Chihuahua In untrue.
The authorities aay that tho forces.
B.QOiare still loyal to Carranxa
TWO CIVILIANS ARE
KILLED AT DUNKIRK
IN ZEPPELIN RAID
By The Associated Press
PARIS April 3. A Zeppelin appear
ed over Dunkirk last night and threw
2 "l a"Ue ?ZCS
are reported to have been killed by
Ll.andwl abDrPecfaYo it if tbei; - nnH -
friends will save them
4jkt.Vl4 4 4
fr U.S. Department of Agriculture.
For Abilene and Vicinity: Tonight
" "- - .w"-t." -...
ITormo - In emithnaet nnrrlnn- TuPRflnv
Mdgt 4S; noon 64
ftonC people p M
I woulx soonest
isecDWiOENOtjrl 1 53
iDECUSPEDTHSNJj 2 5S
hTimmla" l Ml
TO BE RESTORED
HEX. Fl'NSTOX AXXOUXCES THAT
ARMY OFFICER WILL RE
Willi Junior Officers nnd Fourteen
Prhntcs Crossed Rio (Jramlc to
Rescue Comrades Captured
by Mexicans .Inn. '-'0
Dy Tho ARBoclit'd Pi ess.
SAN ANTONIO. Tex.. April 3. Oen
Kunston announced today that Lieut.
John F. Mort Is guilty of disobeying
army orders in crossing -Into Mexico
and will bo reprimanded
Mort was given a court-martial at
Mercedes recently for swimming
ncross tho Rio Orrtndo with two Jim
lor officers and fourteen privates to
rescuo their comrndes who had been
capturod by Mexicans Jan. 20.
Mort will be rolcnsed at unco and
restored to duty.
SPENT MONDAY HERE
ON BUSINESS MATTER
- -Judge' Sterling- TJ. Strong of Dallas
was in Ablleno Monday- on business.
Ho was seen by a reporter and asked
concerning tho political outlook in
Toxas. Ho naid: "I am managing tho
campaign for Hon. Chas. H. MorrH. of
wlnpsboro Texas for governor we
nro proposing to urgo tho clnims of
Mr. Morris In a most vigorous fnsh-
ton. and feel that wo aro meeting with
most flattorlng encouragement." Other
than tho foregoing statement Mr.
Strong did not caro to bo quoted.
(jkhman pE01LE K-EW UTThyt
OF UIM r.N'TIL WAR BROKE
OCT IX EUROPE.
Correspondence of Associated Press.
I TiEnLdN'. Anrll 3. It is doubtful
whothor anv noDular national hero IniRy The Associated Press.
I Germany is in general aa llttlo known' LAREDO Tex. April 3. Ono tbous-
elther In Germany or abroad bb Gen- and women and children participated
oral Field Marshal August von Mack- Jn (no f00d riot jn Torreon March 2S
ensen he- who was Instrumental in accordIng t0 statements made by the
driving the Russians out of Gallcla D '
and to whose credit the conquest of PHenger arriving hero today.
Serbia lies. The soldiers were ordered out when
Hindenberg when the war began tho riot spread to general looting but
was an unknown but tho public quick tney refused to fire into the women
ly familiarized itself with every de- ' chlldren
'tall of his life when his victories of ana cnuuren. mmBI.ntRW tnnk
Tapnenburs and. the Masurian Lakes The BOvernment immediately took
made him an idol of all Germany.
rival for public affect6n at present
was only a name until tho summer or.
1916 and despite his great reputation
Is little "more now
Countless ItS all over Germany
avo been named after Hlndenburg;
Btatutea already have been erected to
ihlm! hA la weekly in recelnt of re-
a- -it i .... .a ..ft. .
QUeaia io biiow iutj uo "i Uio Jirnuo
in this or that connection. Macken-
sen however though certainly a rivaJ
or Hinaenuurg insoiar as mimary
achievements are concerned la still
far behind him when it comes to pop-
ular esteem or Idolatry.
Mackensen's pictures however are
to bo seen everywhere. They per-
haps are responsible for an impres-
8Ion (nai beeiua m do sinigti umcnw
.t. .i. n.u -i in -.-. j
lunanoroachable. whereas the onnoslte
'.. .1 c ....... .. . Lfl. 1MK...
' u case ocarteiy uuy ot ui iuubib
personal characteristics except that of
unusual ability Beem to be depicted on
his strenuous features.
When Mackensen began to tower
above the other German army leaders
bv his achievements aealnst tha Rus-
43slans. and tho Kaiser In frequent tele-
it (graphic messages conferred honor
l-yttar hnnnr nn him It n.i . nilltur nt
surprise to Germans unfamiliar with
Mackensen's career that a warm ner-
aonal note should manifest Itself which
had been lacking la earlier message!
I The surprise eame largely from the
tk.i iii. nnnni .vit aia .nf
AV UWI fcW gvl.v.4 yuuuu UIVI lv
and to a great extent still does not
VILLA SLIPS THROUGH NET AND
IS HEADED TOWARD THE CITY OF
CHIHUAHUA WRTED MONDAY
WILL TRY TO INDUCE OARRANZA aAUIilfcOtf THT ERE TO
JOIN HIM AGAINST AMERICANS REPOUTJ3D
TO HAVE COVERED HIS TRAIL
Ry Tho Associated Press.
FIELD HEADQUARTERS OF THE AMERICAN KXPKIIIIIOIVART FORCE.
-Ry Wireless to Columbus X. M. April IL Tho American cavalry encount-
ered a forco of the Villa men near (nnnio not given out) early todar.
Sounds of tho firing could ho henrd hut there Is no report here yet of tho
Tho American troops were close behind Villa yesterday entering tho yH-
lago or (name deleted) shortly nfler
Ry Tho Associated Pross.
EL PASO Texas April .'!. Reports today from tho Interior'' of Mexico as
ert Hint (icneral Francisco Villa 14 headed towards Chihuahua City and that
ills emissaries tiro nltcmpUng to seduce tho garrison there from their allc.
lanco to General Cnrranzju
General Villn Is reported to have slipped through the encircling net and
coTcrcd the trull of his flight.
Mexican reports mi Id that Villa nnd another blind are moving on Chihuahua
to try to Induce the Carnincistiis to revolt and Join him against the AmcrlcaHs.
It Is bt'lJcTcd that Colonel Ilndil may encounter the bandits In tho Costl.
nental Rhlde soon.
Ry The uVHSOdttted Press.
EL PASO Texas April 3. General Gavin commanding tho Juarei gurrl
on. today made public a messnge from General Gutierrez at ChlimahHa Cltj
hfatlng that he had been Informed that the VHIIstas attacked by the Awed
'ans were badly broken up and cnmnlelely demoralized.
He said that Villa was wounded fa tue knee. Xothlnar Is ronorted m U
Villa's lvncTealJt5." " - t"'sa-t"?T ' - - ? - -'Vr r-" ""
1000 RIOT AT
1V03IE.V AND CIIILDREX STARV.
IX LOOT STORES TO GET
SOLDIERS REFUSE TO FIRE
Are Ca'Ied Out Rut Would Xot Fire
Into Tlio Rioters Government
Tales Steps to Procure Corn
. " -J"vul" ri . V- ....
"'ere now i i " - --
know how long-standing and cordial
are the re.attoul between the Emperor
and Mackensen. The latter surrend -
erlng the command of his Body Guard
Tfusaara vears auo. served for a long
. . .1.. T-laAMad na.oAiml nHIll
periOU- SJt iuu jxoibviji sifv.- j.-j-
tant and in this position accompa-
nled his chief on the noted trip to the
Hoiy wna. narrowly
Few know either how narrowly
Germany missed Slaving Mackensen
as a great military leader. He Is the
son of a man who in America would
be rated as a gentleman farmer ana
himself was trained to take his fath-
era piace. .uu6t mD ..d- --
.u. d... colon war aa TPlprve
lieutenant he Immediately went back
.I..M it. In AafAmanna tf Ills nSf1
10 civil lue iu usi .". w . j.
Mackensen rarely forgets a name or
a face and years after meeting junior
officers astonishes them by calling
them by name when meeting them
nirain Few know It. but Mackensen
rivals Hlndenburg In his Intimate
knowledge of his native Jand. and has
l..v.liil nnd studied BO extensively
that be Instantly recognizes any given
nla.ee from Ua physical characterte-
Contrary to general belief Macken
sen is the best sort of a comrade and
lacks the repelling sternness with
n.k i...a man harrica.de thetn-
IWUlvU V. M --.
he hnd fled. The vlllago wrh searched
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
MRS. BUS ACKERMANS
HELD MONDAY MORNING
Funeral services over tho body of
Mrs. Gus Ackerroana who died at ths
family homo here at midnight Satur-
day after a throe weeks' illness wer
held at tho Sacred Heart Cataollo
Church Monday morning at nlna
o'clock conducted by tho pastor. Rev.
Father F. J. SchlessI
A largo number of friends of tha
family gathored to pay their respects
to 1110 dead. Tho services were im-
pressive and the large crowd attest
ed the esteem in which the deceasad
was held here where she had sDeat
most of her lifetime. Interment was
mado In Qdd Fellows cemetery.
uesiaes tne nusDana three (laughters
survive Misses Amelia fflazel and
Marie Ackermans. Mrs. Ackermans
was born In Christiana Norway forty-
eight years ago and came to Abilene
when a young lady. She married Mr.
Ackermans here and the family haa
made this city their home ever since.
She was a devout member of the Cath-
olic church for many years a bora-
loving c'oncientious Christian a loving
wife and mother ana a sincere friend.
Every ene who knew her durtaff her
long residence here held her in the
highest esteem. In her death Abilene
loses one of Its best citizens and th
Sacred Heart church one of its mot
active members. The husband aaa
long been la business here and not
only haB thousands of friends here but
elsewhere aa well. The tendert iyw-
pathy of all these friends goe out to
tho bereaved husband and daughters
whose loss Is Irreparable
Mrs. Ackermans had three llvig
brothers In America the Messrs.
Strumm two of Coronado California
and the other of Arizona. Mrs. Acker-
mans came to this country frpm Nor
way in 1883 .stopping in Concho cousty
and came to Abilene in 18S5. &Hq was
married to Mr. Ackermans In 1887
The pall-bearers were: Sira Bkr.
Pete Joeris Tony Kucholz. Will Ralph
W. C. Ryan and Bernard Moor.
3faie Correction la
Through an error on the part oC t
party who prepared the copy Mr Mm ad
there was a mistake In tk Ckl
Club announcement of the gyriac M-
tc Festival In Sunday's UMr4-Mr.
Otto FUher and Harris Bva. ia oasv-
cert will be tha last nur est ts
list dated April IS. Tht inrws
of Charles Karrtsos. MaraaVat 0m
lap and Martf Zaadt ka anapwt wtll
b mada aa tha oa.ajr day Ayrtl N.
la tha ad taaaa BoaHioaa war rvrad
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