The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 39, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 2, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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AIIILKXE TKXAR TI-KSDW HAYS 1010 NUMBE 41
AINS IN VERDUN FIGHTING
GERMANS TO TAKE OPFEN-
SIVE ON RUSSIAN FRONT-
CROWDS AT MASS MEETING
at SALONIfel WANT GREECE
TO JOIN THE ENTENTE.
TIip wnr altuntlon wob summarized
aa follows by The Associated Press
important gains have boon made in
a Fronch I'oiinter-offonslvo nt Verdun
according to the announcement miule
today. Tlio French obtained poescs-
nlon of the German trenchea along
three-fifths Of a mile front on the
north fsldo of Dead Man's Hill about
500 yards deep.
Klvo hundred yards of German first
line trenches southeast of Douaumont
were taken Inst night.
A Gornian offensive la said to bo
Impending on the Kusalan line near
Immense crowds gathered todr.v at
the maes meeting of the Grock Liber-
al party at Snlonlld demanding that
Greet e tevort to the policies of former
Premier Venltetos nnd 'Join tlio ttnton-
tea In tlio war
EXPECT TO GET LAST
OF DUBLIN SNIPERS
WITHIN SHORT TIME
Dy Tlio Assoclatcc Press.
DUPLIN May 2. The soldiers are
completing n thorough search of this
city today which la now quiet and It
Is hoped that within a abort time they
will account for the last of the snip-
era a band of which was shelled Mon-
Train communication hero Is still
"FKONT1KK HANKING" !
- . TIIt'HE OF JfVS K. LYNCH
Dy The Associated Press.
HOUSTON Tex. May 2. Dlcusslng
the change from high to low rates of
Interest charged by banks undor the
general discussion of "Frontier Hank-
ing" James K. Lynch President or tlio
First Natiunul Hank of San Francisco
and president of the American Bankers
Association declared In part today be-
fore the annual convention of tho Tex-
as State Hankers Ahaoclatlon being
'Frontier' as tho adjective and not
as the noun is the way in which I
wish to consider tlio word in connec-
tion witli banking. Not so many years
ago California. My homo-stato was a
frontier and frontier conditions pro-
vallod In even her largest cities I
do not mean to say that our best cltl-
zeiiB tucked their trousers into their
boots or wore forty-fives In their bolts
but olio pdr cent per month was tho
ruling Interest. Both aro frontier cus-
toms and tho interest habit has out-
lived the revolver habit In many places
M tin not recall that there was then
anv inoro complaint about the rato of
12 per cent than there Is now of four
-p.er cent as the compensation for tlio
. ' use of 11101)0; borrowers aro always
prone to think tho rato too high as
lenders; nro to conBiuer.it too iuw. mm
thp difference is adjusted by tlio law
of supply ami demand a- law -which
' . up'tQ date has' not been repealed. Tho
" rate of twelve per cent was a reduc-
! frYim mnflii higher rates which bad
prevailed. It was the completion of
. th.. tvntral Pacific and its. Junction
with tho Union Pacific completing a
trniiBront mental rollroau wnicn mar.
...i th: nnii of uleneer days and destroy
ed' frontier conditions Jn San Fran-
' clsco. . '. .
"Them liave been no changes in ihj
California laws on the subject Of
terest; seven per cent is tho rato ea-
tahlUhnrf whnro- no ratO Is. fixed PX
rnntrnct. and any rate contracted for
Is legal; yet rates pave'dropped fromi
let ub gay twelve to five per cem w
tho samo grade of loans:
. -u should 1o remembered that no
matter hdw poor u bank.may. be when
1 considered as an agent fdr tho hip-
liiiit.iin .f -Lcominfinlty. tho commun.
' Ity Is bettjer with tbe bank than with-
out U- No mailer now rauw ui -flint
the banker maybe he Is moderate
In filir reqoiroments as compared .with
the village money loaner."
Final figures eompllqd by the geo-
logicaP suney show Uiat 79.459t0T6
aross tons of unihracHe coal were
mined lo the Fiiltod States last year.Jtlon
STRIKE OROEfi T NEW YORK AFFECTS
90000 WORKERS AND 2000 SHOPS
NEW YORK. May 2- In retaliation
for lock-out' of 60000 workers of wo-
men's garments by the Manufacturers'
Protective Association the Interna-
tional iadles' Garment Workers? Un-
AKt IN SESSION
.MANY niPOHTAM MATTllltS TO
iVMll II' IIKFIMti: llOt'.S'f)N
By Tho Associated Press
HOt'STON. Tex. May 2. The an-
nual toiuentlun of tne I'exas Uanl.
ers Association of which Joseph
Hlrach of Corpus Chrlstl Is president
opened here today with indicators ol
It having the largest attendance o
any previous session. U p. to yesterdaj
more than 1UU0 reaervatioha had been
made by delegates at Houston hotels
According to a pre-conventlon otate-
ment this morning by President
Ulrsch there has never been a time
In the history .of tho Association where
so many matters seriously affecting
tho banking business huve confronted
the Texas Association.
The work of tho association during
the past year especially Its ware
house campaign which resulted In
greatly Increasing cotton warehouse
capacity;" tho Galveston Conference
Of southern Btatoy bankers to spread
thla building program to other states;
the active work of the agricultural
committee for safe farming and live-
stock raising wcro tho principal ac-
complishments of tho year to be dis-
cussed at various times during tho
Resolutions wero to bo Introduced
for tho appointment of new standing
committees on banking education for
hntilr nmnlnvA nlun atifrpnatlnria tnr
strong legislative committees to keep
In touch with state and national bank-
ing legislation.. Uncertainty due to
war changes In tho federal reserve act
and a discussion as to stato rvhanks
Joining tho federal rroervo system
wero nlso to be placed before the con-
vention. Other matters of Interest to the
stato will be. tho proposnl of taking
over country check collections by
federal reserve banks. Many bankers
lmvo predicted this will be In effect
by Juno I of this year .and" a contin-
uation of the warehouse and gradual
marketing campaign for cotton.
Prominent spoiikors on tho piogram
for this session and their ouhjects are:
James IC Lynch San Francisco pres
ident of tho American Bankers Asso-
ciation "Frontier Banking"-; Hon. J
Adam Bede ox-congressman from
Minnesota and a noted humorist;"
Hon. Clarcnco Ousley director of tha
extoiiKlou department of tho Agricult-
ural & Mechanical College of Texas
"Texas Credit Problems"; W. W
Bowman Secretary Kansas Bank-
ers Association "Educational Work of
the American Instltuto of Banking";
M. a Elliott Washington D. C coun
sel of tho Federal Kcserve Boarod
"The Hanker and tho PubllC'i J. uao-
noy Day Dallas. "Why State Banks
Should Join tho Federal Reserve Sys-
tem." RESIGNATION OF THE
CHIEF SECRETARY FOR.
IRELAND MAY BE ASKED
By the Assocfated Press.
LONDON May 2. Premier 'Asqutth
said In tho House of Commons this
afternoon that ho hoped to givo an
early opportunity -for u dlscusslou Of
tho motion oalltng for tho resignation
of Auguatlno Blrrell chief secratary
cntrri? At n T TT
JCEKtS AT WICHITA ALLS
WICHITA FALLS. Tex.. May 2. The
in-'atate. convention of tho Womens' Christ
Ian Temperance Union embodying
representatives of all districts and the
lo.cal organisations of the state was
t ho nn'enpd hero today for a three-
days Ise'sslon. faedlate compulsion for military ser.
Prominent speakers of the state as Tlce
well ai addresses and reports from He tola the members that the total
the 'members of tha association wero naval and military effect of the em.
to "bo featured on the program.
I was bwvvw nun. no bi ut uic
IVOXESls CLUBS XEET BrltIsli army exeladlag India com.
HElNO HELD AT SEYMOUR prised elghtylaree dhlslons.
By The Aft'soclUted 1'ress. "
SEnTMOUR' Tex. Xfay 2. The first' ' " m '
district meeting of the Texas Feder-'inpi inn nrnn a
ation of Women's Cluba was holding lUM lllll KrKrlS
tlio opening session of Its annual meet. LLnltU IlLULLU
ing here today with a largo attendance
of clubwomen from all over this sec-
Ion today ordered a strike1 of all mem
bers In this city.
It Is estimated that the orders ap- A mobile force is going to the moun-
ply to 90000 persons and affects 2-1 tains today to prevent the Sinn Feln-
000 shops. ers from assembling.
"To Fight For
t MKK. . m iKimiav . ;Hk r
-..J . ?"
President Wilson delivering his ad-
dreBS before tho Daughters of tho
Ainorlcan Revolution in Washington
"and America Will havo forgot
ten her traditions whenever upon any
occasion sho fights merely for hor-
uelf under such circumstances as.wlll
show that she has forgotten to fight
for nil mankind. And the only oxcuso
that America can ever havo for the
D'ARMAN TRIAL SET
WITH VENIRE OF 60
Claud DoArman (or DcArmond) was
brought Into court beforo special Judgo
D A. Cox at 4 p. m. Monday and his
caso set for trial at 9; 30 a. m. Friday
May Dth. DoArman was lndlclod by
tho grand Jury Monday for tho murder
of Charllo Brown which Is alleged
to have been 'committed at Potosl Tues-
day Ajjril 24
"Slrty venireman havo been ordered
to report for jfutyat that hour.
Tho bill for indtctmont was handed
in Hhnrtlv after noon Monday nnd tho
juryWort b&pk lpto session. No fur
ther repqrlras been mauo oy h ai
3 lf. m. Tuesday.
Do Annan seemed calm enough when
brought Into court Monday showing
no signs of nervousness. He answer-
ed tho few questions put to him smok-
ing a clgaret oh ho entered tho court-
room. Ho Is of medium build sun-
tanned and wiry.
DoArman was again brought Into
court Tuesday afternoon and tho court
appointed P. Q Hill and Bon I Cox
of Ablleno to act as the defendant's at-
torneys. It Is understood that ar-
rangements with Judgo W. R- E'y of
Balrd to defend PoAmian -wero not
completed and tho court nared at-
torneys for him In accordance with
COMPULSION BILL TO
BE INTRODUCED IN
iumiuSi aiay rreraier squiiN
announced In UousKfiXjCommoHs this
afternoon that a bill would be Intro.
duced tomorrow for H wneral and Itn.
tplre since tae beginning or te war
OUTSIDE OF DUBLIN
By The Associated Press.
PUByN May 2 While the situa-
tion In Publin Is satisfactory there
still continues to be a revolutionary
movement outside this city where
- small groups of Larkln adherents
I havo ensconced themselves.
jsscrtlon of her physical forco la that
she asserts It In behalf of the Inter
ats of humanity.
"What a spleudld thing It Is to hae
o singular a tradition a tradition of
unoclflshncss' When America ceases
to bo unselfish sho will cease to be
America. When sho forgets tho tra-
ditions of devotion to human rights In
general which gac spirit and Impulse
to her founders she will have loit
Jter title deeds to her own personality.
OFFICIALS OF WESTERN
UNION HERE; GENERAL
MANAGER ENGLISH TOO
S M. Engllah general manager of
tho Western Pnlon Telegrnvji Com-
pany together with about twelve other
officials of that company nrrlved In
Ablleno from tho west at noon Tues-
day traveliug In the company's prl-
vato car '"Telegraph"
Tho car was parked In tho local
yards and tho party including Bcvornl
womon went to tho Grnco Hotel for
luncheon. Somo sort of a meeting was
scheduled for tho afternoon but mem-
bers of tho party could not glvo a rep-
resentative of this paper nny Informa-
tion on tho mnttcr or tho personnel
of tho party.
it Is understood that tho private car
will bo switched to tho Wichita Valloy
during tho night for a trip to Stam-
ford Wednesday morning. Tho tour Jo
understood to bo ono mostly of Inspec-
tion with somo regard to "off.clency"
Several Western Union managers of
this part of tho state aro hero for tho
BERLIN CLAIMS FIERCE
HAND TO HAND FIGHT AT
VERDUNLOST BY FRENCH
By The Arsoclated Press
RERUN May 2 2: U p. m. Bulletin.
French attacks on the Verdun front
east of the Meuse yesterday were re
pulsed In a tierce struggle at close
quarters which lasted several hours
the war office announced today.
- 44 .
V D. S. Department of Agriculture.
. 4. 4 . .t.. b
For Ablleno and Vicinity; Tonight
and Wednesday unsettled weather
with showers probable.
For East Texas: Tonight and Wed
nesday unsettled with showers prob-
able. For West Texas: TonTgTit anbTWed-
n&sday generally fair.
Total rainfall for 24 hours ending
at 7 a- m .50 rain.
Total rainfall since first of year
P. M. A. M.
.....' 48 49
..... 43 49
..... 48 53
.... 48 56
. ..... 48 59
IrtWOLE FOR FUR
Zimme MdgL 48; noon 82
Sunrise 5 5 sunset 7:20.
DR. REi WILL
NOTED HM'E BETTERMENT I.EC
Tl'HEK TO ADDRESS CROWD
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.
IT SHIS II ROD
Addressed .Nttidrfils on "Big Uuiih nnd
Big .Miwi .liny bo Induced to
Bring: Exhibit to Fair
Albert Jos.tah Rend M. P. fiold sec-
retory for tho National Race Better-
ment Foundation and director of the
Raco Betterment National tixhlblt
who arrived in Abitciie Mondny will
speak to the people of Abilene and vi-
cinity Thursday evening at tho First
Baptist church giving the citizens of
this section a chance to hear one of
me most Interesting talks from one of
ihe most Interesting men In America.
Tho National Conference on "Raco
Jctterment has In its membership and
iBt of orfitcrs somo or tho nation's
greatest men and women Charles W
liot. Glfford Plnchot. Harvoy Wvl
Wiley Senator Morris Sheppurd Klla
e'lagg Young Mrs. Mclvll Powey Rt.
Hon. Sir Horaco Plunkctt K. C. V. O..
F. R. S etc. Tho work tho confer
enco has undertaken is considered one.
oX tho grcatcsj.juovemont8 In tho his
tory of the natlou tno raising or uio
physical stapdivrda of society.
Dr. Itoad Is ono of life best known
physician in America ntid receives a
salary that Is estimated to bo ono-
thlrd as largo as that rccoivcu uy me
President of tho United States. His
coming to Ablleno Is a distinct honor
to this cfty and section and thoso who
fall to hear his talk Thursday nt 8
p. m. will miss something worth
Pressure Is being brought to boar
on Dr. ncad to bring his famous Child
Welfare exhibit to- Ablleno during tho
Central West ToioVfalr. He was In
charge of this exhibit at tho Panama-
Pacific Exposition and should ho bo
Induced to come hero with It It would
bo ono of tho biggest fonluros of tho
Tuesday morning nt 10:30 Pr. Read
luhlretfBod tho students of Simmons
Collcgcupa BlgcOuno and Big Men."
"Brains' win. Tito boy who loams
to mnko his bralnB savo his hcols
usually gctB thoro first. Machinery
and moat other Inanlmnto things are
Infloxlblc. Tho limit to tho flexibility
of tho human brain has nevor been
reached. Our program for defense and
proparodncsB calls for bigger Hn and
moro powerful men.
"The man of today must possess
nnt onlv strength for lmmcdlato
nchlovomont but au endurance which
will sustain prolongoa cxpoouro ana
''Our modern employments of peace
demand both endurance and menuu
alertness. Tho strong man of the San-
dow typo la no longer Ideal but tho
man who can enduro without fatigue.
Tho man who Is born tired Is decidedly
a back number in tlmoa of war or
tlmea of peace. Evon tno man wno
suffers from annual attacks of spring
fever is living too near tho danger
line. Modern school athletics there
fore aim not to develop great iooi-
ball halfbacks of Its students but all-
round well balanced enduring men
and women with a physlquo which
will sustain the modern six-cylinder
brain-power und make for oven run-
ning over the hard roads of life."
CCSTOtfS AT A TRUL
TULSA. Okla.. April 20 Interesting
tribal customs of the early day In-
dian settlers of Oklahoma were dls-
-1....A1 V...& a favr rinva UPn In tl'A tflftl
HUDCU IUJI" 1"" '" .."" . -
of Jonas Kano a full mooa wrees
Indian serving a life sentence In the
MoAlester penitentiary for murder
Kano was suing Robert Hughes of
niYhv to set aside a deed of allotment
to his deceased wife. The deed be- Wisconsin is famous for Ub Ho'steln note In regard te sabauurliM warfare
queathed oil land valued at about $15- cattle and Mr Steward will take hla will be delivered (e Ambaasadw
004 In the Stone Bluff oil field In the pick of the offerings sparing no ex- Gerard Thursday but. that tt would
north end of Tulsa county. Kano pense to get the best that money can probably net be a flaal reply. f
attended the trial under guard but buy. He will buy four or five full- tt k expeeied Uurt GtraMr will
because of full blood Indiana" honor grown cows and the rest will be calves maice coaater-jHroiMsals reffwdisff Um
of their word Kano was given every the latter being purchased with the establishment el U next rules fer
liberty. view to getting them thoroughly ac- subwariae warfare.
One lnstanc of the aboriginal cus- climated before they mature. The cat. Ambwsader Gerard r4arad to Ber-
toms was disclosed In the court testl- tie will be shipped here and dlatrlbu- Ha this weralar. It baa Um mm.
mony. Jt reiateo vo me ociruui u
Kano to Susan Billy full blood daugh-
ter of Lumbar Billy who resided In
"Eufaula town." Kano belonged to
f'Ulllabee town" and because or nia
residence It was necessary xor iu
to be initiated Into the town of his
A great least waa given oy "'
Bllfy the parent Kano waB forced
by custom to drlnla a oeverage tor
twenty-four hours wnicn wag nesigu-
ed to rid him or any connecuou oi
or otherwise with the town of hla
se . res of sDectators heard this In
teresting recital of Indian customs la
According to an Italian physician
the channel from the mouth to the
stomach la the seat of the senses of
hunger and thirst which he claims to
have suppressed" by cocaine injections.
India Increased Its rho production
thla year about 21 per cent to a new
hlh record although tLe acreage was
Increaaed leas tcau i per cent irom
THE FINAL CONFERENCE WITH
VALUE 10 fflHNb
SO-CALLED MSAIT8A(1EN PLAYS 1M'
PORTA.NT PART IN' BATTLE
Correspondent e Associated Press.
PARIS May 2. -The so-cnllod'sau-sage"
the captive balloon employee
by tho Germans Tor observation pur-
posesis playing nn Important pari
of tho battle of Verdun. To tlili vol
liablo accessory Is attributed much ol
tho admittedly romnrUable pre.isior
cf tho German heay urtlllery.
Assemblages of troops and motor
transport become targets for big
shells notwithstanding Fronch ef
forts to screon them from onemy ob-
servation becauso of the develop-
ment of tho "sausage" so termed b
tho French because of lis shaoe.
At tho commencement of tho artil-
lery nttack forty-flvo of these alr-craf'
wcro nbovo tho German lines along n
thlrty-mllo front. Tho Gern-nn r.onc
of observation nppenra to bo divided
Into na many sections aa thoro nre
"sausages." Tho method of (ho Ger-
mans li to plan tho French torrnlt
Into theoretical sounres so that nuigo
may bo readily found and telephoned
to tho batteries
A "sausage" can rlso l.fiUO yards
when neccosnry but generally ascends
no higher than n littlo moro than
halt that distance so that It may bo
lowored quickly If an enemy aeroplane
cquadron approaches. Some of tho
most poworful machines In tho Ger-
man nlr scrvlco protect! the balloons
and this In Itaolf is regarded us suf-
ficient proo of tho Importance which
lo attached to them.
French aviators who aro ambitious
to destroy "sausages" aro often lured
to their death Tho captlvo balloons
aro kept two or thrco miles behind
tho Gorman lines flanked by rcro
pianos Jn groups of from seven to
twolto. A Gorman decoy Is sent
forth to tompt tho French machines
Into danger. .WJionyio bait JB.taken
flier Gefmah sends out a distress an?
nal in tho form of a fuse and tho
German group drives forward r.nd en-
deavors to hem tho daring Frenchman
in. Most of tho Gorman air victories
may bo attributed to this strategy.
Tho "jausflgo" haa tin important use.
too in aerial photography. Tho neg-
atives obtained In this way nro so ac-
currte as often to glvo tho German
artillery a distinct advantago In dual
bombardments tho rnngo-flnderfl somo
tirade onorntlnir with tho aid of pho
tographs lnstoad of human observers.
PITTSnURfl STREET CAR
STRIKE HAS HEE.V SETTLED.
Fly tho Ansoclated PreBS.
PITTSBURG Pa. May 2. The
street car employes' Btrlko hero was
settled today when representatives of
tho company and union reached an
ABILENE MAN GOES
TO WISCONSIN FOR
V. M. 8teward projrrTfftor of But-
Inil1lnn U-... TVlU 1a AKIIona
"'u" T" ." . t . .
Monday night for tho state of Wis-
consln where he goes to buy twenty-
five or thirty head of full-Tlood Hoi-
ateln cows and heifer calves.
tea ten gomg w parties at oweei-
water. eight to Mr Steward si to
Oscar Parker the owb to C. H. Lar-
gent 0f Merkel several th J. F. Handy
0f Rockledga Farm Palry etc.
Tjg T0i8telrr breed Is famous for tha
nroducll0I1 of mllk esneclally fine for
babies and it is probable that the herd
purchased by Mr. Steward will form
.. ucleua f e&t herd ot "baby"
. . tock it U another evidence ot
thfl t 8tridea belng made in dairy-
. . tM . n. rh RtatB
" wt ""
OF HARVESTER COMPANY ON STRIKI
By The Associated Press.
CHICAGO. 111.. May 2. Tho McCor-
mick plant of the International Harv-
ester company was iurq w sum u
today most of 1U 7000 employe beta
BE HELD TUESDAY
300TT AND FUNSTON CONSID-
ER AMPLIFIED INUTRUO-
TIONS SENT BY WASHINCt.
TON MILITARY QUESTIONS
ARE TO BE DISCUSSED AT
FINAL MEETING at EL PASO.
By The AssoctMM Pre
Eli "PASO Tex. May 2. General
Scott and Funston held an extended
conference today over tho amplified
i'nutruc.Vlons whl:h wero sent from
Washington last night In which th
Administration stated that no agree
ment is to be reached with Gen Ob-
regon which la based on any propo-
sition for tho withdrawal of tho Amer-
ican troops from Mexico.
Gen Obregon then asked for a sec
ond conferenco with tho American of
ficials to discuss the military question
arising out of the entry of tho Ameri-
can troops into Mexico for tho pursuit
tf Gen. Francisco Villa and his bandit
tt wns stated hero that the conference
would probably be held this aftornoon
and tho Indications wero that today's
session would bo the last one it being
bollovcd that nil mattora could be set.
tied at this mcottng.
GIVEN TAYLOR COUNTY
SCHOOLS BY STATE
Soven rural schools of Taylor coun-
ty havo been granted additional aid
from tho state's million-dollar tund.
tho money now bolng In a local bank
subject to tho call of tho schools.
Out of eighteen schools granted aid
by tho state tho averago sum granted
each was $G00 less $275 out of $9000.
Five of tho schools which have been
granted additional aid had their ap
propriations raised to $500 each by
'.Vil'ntl. '.nl.'tl' I itlll
raised to $425. The following achooli
havo boon given additional aid:
Valley Creek. $100; Blair. $50;
Bradshaw $1C0; Cedar Creek $75;
nuffalo Gap. $50; thus bringing their
apportionment Up to $500 each. View
was granted an additional $50 and
Union Ridgo $100 bringing their totals
to $425 each. Tho total sum granted
tho Toylor county schools Is $8725.
Butman school has been promised
$?0Q provldod It will sign an obliga-
tion to build a now building before the
next term opens. This matter Is now
being seen to tho county superintend--
NOTE TO BE
nr The Associated Pres.s.
LONDON 3Cay 2-A AaMferdam
aispatck received kere teday say" tfcal
tje German Mswer te the AhmHcm
gca j pwiy. - -
Ida of Spain awdtate Um aUa
betweea the Uld Mm aa Uer.
XOBE HUSSIAX TiMN
AK&IYX AT HAJWIfXHi I
By The Assrclated Preu
'MARSEILLES May 1. A turta
contingent of Russian trMM arrtradl
todav at thu nort. I
OF CHICAGO PLANT
out on a strike.
with addttlaaal wlk-a4j tod
was twttaated tfcat iea tfttllM
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