The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 26, 1922 Page: 2 of 10
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THF 'ABILENE IMPORTER A81USNI& TEXAS
MttuqM or DoritAHS AMAN
IOJC1B hY flAXlp WHICH JH NOW
jutroiur.i) xo nia uixtsmNG
(CohtfnUd from rno one)
tSAn Is rtpnrly fts serious. It la fcnrcd
fcycamoro cl-optt ibPttcl by rocont
ralnfc will ngnlrt go on te ratnpaRQ
An tumiVfia within ttio danger Jino
AVt! fled to higher ground.
' nescuo wofKora contlmio to save
ithiillca rrom tree tojis A family wns
rescued noaf Cleburno Junction onrly
Fear that Lake Worth dam might
iirfcnit la not bo nroimuncod although
water la running about twenty inchea
over tho dam.
. - Kail IlrldKoS Out
This railroad hrldccs of tho Fort
Worth nnd Uenvor City and tho Mia-
Bourl. Knnsaa and Teus haa boon
Tho five nt the Cahleron Lumber
company had rekindled and waa
Vblazc according to an 'early roport.
Itellef Work was hindered last night
by laky darkness but rescue workers
continued to comb tho flooded areas
Jn search of bodies. Although tho
Poller room of tho light company Waa
Hooded power was obtained from a
Waco lino tlw giving tho city lights.
Telephone rervlce Is crippled and
street car scrvlco has been euspendod
in narts of tho city.
Tho flood was confined chiefly to
the lowlands adjoining tho tributaries
of the Trinity and tho disaster Is far
. Marino. Srcumore and Clear Fork
creeks and tho Trinity aro tho -swollen
streams. Tho flooded areas aro
roughly In Iho north west and south-
east portions of tho city known as
"North Fort Wortln Arlington Heights
iand Sycamore respectively
Early today a torrontlal rain was
sweeping over thn city. Streota In tho
business section wore flowing with a
imass ot water that reached tho cuibs.
Business virtually susponded Tues
day probably will still bo curtailed
today by the storm. r
A Hock Island passenger train tho
only train to arrlvo in Fort Worth lost
night reached hero at 1 a. m. this
.morning having loft Dallas at 7 p. m.
and coming via Cleburne. Other train
scrvlco was suspended yesterday.
Tho offlco of Police Commissioner
John Aldcrpinn has been converted
Into Red Cross headquarters. Relief
headquarters liavo been established
in various parts of the threo flooded
districts. Their activities will con-
tinue today whllo relief subscriptions
are being taken for the hundreds of
Sentries with rifles were almost the
only persons on tho streets early to-
day. They wero members of the Am-
erican Legion who are co-operating
with the police department In protect-
ing tho city. The city is divided into
lour districts for this purppso and
about 760 former service men aro pa-
trolling tho streets.
FORT WORTH April 26 Miss
Vesta Moore 18 of near Waco was re-
ported alive by her brother Mack
Moore of Kcnnodalo.
O.S. Bradelyan.i four children and
Dewey Dawson who wore roportod
.missing have been located.
(By the Associated Press)
DALXuVS Tex.. April 2C. Tho Trin
ity river was steadily rising here today
wait a 40 foot flood stage predicted
Rain continued ' during the early
morning hours and tho prediction
for tho day was for probablo addition-
Early today water was within threo
feet of the- top of tho Dallas Oakclltf
street car viaduct spanning tho river
bottoms and lacked but ten feet of
overflowing tho union terminal rail-
road yards. Industrial planta located
along the water front wero making
preparations to protect their property.
All street lights except thoso necessary
for safety wero turned off lasf night
to conserve power. The clty'o prin
cipal power -plant Is located oil the
taut river front.
Intortirban norvleo south and west
from Dalian has boon suspended and
Jt may be -several daya boforo enfd can
tmverno the DnltaFolt Worth line.
Automobile trnKla botweon Dallas nnd
Fort Worth la impossible duo to
Mountain Creole nine miles wii nf
nore Doing far out of Its bed. Trntf o
on uio Texas & rnclflo botweon Dal-
las and Fort Worth Is badly domoml-
s!Cd. Missouri Knnsaa and Texas Scr-
vlco north nnd Santa Fo nnd Cotton
Belt scheduloa are reported normal
With the exception .of 1008 when n
flood stngo of 52.G feet was registered
uio -a rniuy river una never reached
tho 40-foot stage forecast for today.
City otflcinla and local welfaro unci
relief ngpnelos aro making prepara-
tion to caro for till porsortB Impover-
ished or made homelosa by tho flood.
Dallas Hard Hit.
DALLAS April 26. A boat and
nion from tho sheriffs offlco today
wero rushed tb Irving about ten miles
from Dallas whero It was reported IB
r 20 persons wero marooned on houso
Weather Indications wero for scat-
tered Bhowcra this afternoon and to-
night but unless thoro should bo
heavy rains tho river stages wcro not
expected to bo affected materially It
At 7 o'clock tho rlvor hero showed
30 feet aild a further rlso of two to
four feet might bo expected accord-
ing to weather bureau officials.
No loss of Ufa In Dallas niul Immn.
dlato vicinity had boon reported nnd
peace officers believed all residents of
lowlands had escaped. However two
persona wero roportod missing near
Orand prairie botweon hot 6 and Fort
Reports of rainfall from points in
tho Trinity rlvor water shod showed
1.75 Inches nt Oalnosvilo Tuesday
night and 1.42 inclns slnco 0 o'clock
last night at Bowie in tho Elm Fork
Largo tracts of lowlands outsido tho
cities along tho Trinity wero under
water and crop damage will bo heavy.
Train nnd lntcrurban servlco
through Dallus was interrupted.
M. K. and T. trains north and south
T. & P. Wnshoutg.
Thoro wore washouts on tho Texas
and Pacific eaBt and west of Dallas.
Train number 3 from tho east arrived
24 hours lato Eastbound number G
did not leave Dallas.
Houston nnd Texas Central trains
were dotouring by way of Waxa-
hnclije. Texas and New Orleans passenger
trains wore temporarily annulled
Tho Interurban companies wero
able to get cars 'through on tho Denl-
son lino only. Tho Waco Jino was op-
erating to Lancaster only and from
Waco to Waxaiiachle. Tho Corslcano
cars wero running aa far south ns Fer-
ris and from Corsicana as far north as
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WICHITA FALLS. Tex. April 26.
An inch and a half pf rain fell hero
Tuesday afternoon and last night arid
reports indicate that tho precipitation
was general over this section. No
damrfgo of consequence has boon re-
ported. Trains are running on slow
orders on account of tho condition of
the road bods but only one lino has
reported a serious delay In traffic.
Tho WIehita Vtdloy sustained a wash-
out at Elm Ford creek and trains wero
unable to pass it va8 reported this
DENISON Tex. April 26. Four
Inches of rain within tho past 48
hours has filled streams in this vici-
nity to flood stage Isolated sections
of tho country and mado many coun-
try roads Impassable according to re
ports from rural districts. Red River
is steadily rising but is still several
foot below the flood stage.
Denying reports that they havo o hanged their minds about marrying
Max Osor.SwIss ridlntr mastor. and. his fiance Miss Mathlldo McCormlcic.
granddnughtor of John D. Rockefeller aro arranging for their wedding
at Basle Switzerland tho latter part of June.
KAIL TRAFFIC TIED VV '
AND BRIDGES WASnED OirT
BY OVERFLOWING CREEKS
(Continued from Pago one)
big rain some 600 feet being wash-
ed out about five miles this sido of
Balllnger. Tho morning train left
hero over the Southern Wednesday
morning stopping at Winters on ac-
count of the high watgr.
Train No. 23 duo hero at 4:12 p.
m. could' not reacn Sweetwater alter
arriving here at 10 o'clock Tuesday
night an account of tho high water
some threo miles this side of Sweet-
water. Tho tralp was made into No.
4 and came through this city shortly
beforo 12 o'clock Wednesday bound
east. It was stated that the train
would bo .run as far as possible
Thl3 city was rather a mcoca for
baseball players- Wednesday both the
Sweetwater and Clovls teams being
hor. The Sweetwater team was pn-
ablo TOgo to Stamford where It was
schedulea to play Wednesday after-
noon. The Clovls team arrived hero
Wednesday night on tho only train
that has come through here from the
east for many hours No Fort Worth
or Dallas newspapers wero received1
In the city Wednesday morning.
HASKELL Tex. April 26. Begin-
ning about midnight Saturday night
and continuing. for more than 24 hours
rain fell over all Haskell's trade ter-
ritory filling all tanks to overflowing
and streams running. The ruin foil
slowly and thoroughly saturating tho
ground and as many farmers had feed
and cotton planted and In many plac
es up and coming up tho rain did not
pack the 'ground.
STAMFORD Texas' April 26. The
rain fall of Sunday has been added to
by practically an inch of rain today
with continued and unsettled weather.
Reports hero today Indicate that the
rain has covered a very wido scope
and in fact that every section of West
Texas has been covered
All streams arb rutining overflow-
ing and. tanks- are filled. Lake Pen-
lok Stamford's groat reservoir Is go-
ing over tho spillway but tho dam Is
holding without a fault.
Baseb&U games scheduled far the
week havo beon postponed ojyficcount
oi wet grounus. f jp
or Robin Red
Members of tho Klwnnls Club nt
their regular weekly luncheon Wed-
nesday enjoyed a flno program in-
cluding a reading by Mist Myitlo
Williams of the Abllono High School
winner of tho senior girls' declamation
contest In tho district moot nnd ad-
dresses by E. 11. Gravos of Community
Service "and I 8. Munger capitalist.
Of Mcxia and president of tho Cham-
ber of Commorco In that city.
Prof. R. -D. Orccn city superinten-
dent of schools waa also )x guest of
tho club Wednesday and In introduc-
ing Miss Williams declared that a
great honor has como to Abllono as
n. result of her winning tho district
rterlnmatlon contest. A high compli
ment was pnld to miss wiiuams y
Sam Swann cashier of tho Guaranty
State Bank of this city tonstmaslcr
for Wednesday's luncheon and hor
reading mado a big hit with tho
D. II. Jefforlos of this city was In-
troduced as a new member of tho
club Charles Hawklna was introduc-
ed by Phil Ford it being stated that
ho will uo associaiou wuu Air. oru
In tho Grace Garage. Rov. W. M.
Pearcc pastor of tho First Mothodist
Church of this city was also a guest
L. S. Munger president of tho Mox-
la Chamber qf Commerce wuh Intro-
duced and stated that ho la cdntcm-
nlatlnc moving to this city and estab
lishing a business here. Ho declared
that Abllono was a Clean nnd thrifty
place nnd is a "city that anybody
would bo tiroud to livo in" Ho owns
oxtonslvo properties in Mexla.
A committee composed of tho Rov.
W. P. Qqrhart. W. H. Froo and W. I.
Hughes was named to look Into tuo
matter of having each memuor of tno
ctub plant a troo along tho Texas and
Pacific right of way. "It waa intima-
ted that each Kiwanlan could have
his namo tagged to tho tree. It was
also stated that the Klwanls and Lions
rriav coonerato in the movement.
Other guests introduced Wedncsdyi
wero: Willard II. Fostc&.and OJNr
OUilUUUl l UL. ilUUIO. I .Ulf
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THE MODERN MOTHER
faces problems fnr imvrir.ii those of
hor forbears jHaJiorVif must bo a
not fail to
potent nerson coml
individual alio duiic?oi
teacher jiItBI moe1" ln-
flrttff Ussrt many
p no wu
m uyvr our uk"
'tao a day's vacation
us macio easier
nd which wn
women nni does
vo them advertising.
Liquor Is Scltcil.
Forrj Miuirt trult Jars of corn
whisky wcro eoiifiscrtted by Sheriff
John Bonu lato Tuesday at a garage
nt North 16th stroot. G. F. isrtboll
was placed under arrest nnd a com
plaint filed in Jusllco of tho Pence P.
11. Ford's court charging unlawful
possession of spirituous liquors. It
was slated that preliminary hearing
was to bo held for lBabell during to-
al ill Hill
Motor Vehicle License
C604fi Maxwell Coupo It. B
The congregational gathering of tho
First Presbyterian church which was
announced to bo hold at tho Y.W.
CA. rooms on Friday ovonlng of this
wcok has boon postponed until Thurs-
day ovonlng May 4
Grand Jury Rained Out
The grnnd Jqry did not convene
Wcdnesady morning ns had been
planner on account of tho heavy lain
it not being posslblo for aomo of tho
mombers to got to tho city until af-
ternoon It was announced that tho
grnnd jury would bo reconvened at 1
o'clook this Wednesday afternoon.
In District Court
A two year verdict wob returned by
a Jury in district court lato Tuesday
aguinst Robert McDanloI charged by
indictment wuu burglary. Tno nrm
o Stlnson Coombcs and .Crooks rep
resenting the defendant announced
just befdro noon Wednesday that a
motion for a now trial would bo filed
The Jury In tho cuso of John Craw-
ford nogro charged by indictment
with unlaWVvjoi salo of spirituous li-
quor was imablo to agree after hav-
lug been out tot ntnrly 14 hours nnd
was rtlftchhrgrd hy UUtrlct JtidRo W
n lily nt o o'clock Tutsdny cvohlnf M
The Jury etood u .; i
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A Jnmses Oliver Curwood pfo-
of the grcuTNortliwest.
Extra A Gayety Comedy
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Of Ladies Aprons and Breakfast Sets made
of beautiful quality Gingham or Percales;
regular 90c to $2.50 values especially pric
ed for this week
We are also showiifc a beau
ulai; 25c GingW&m for
teT $1.48 '
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65c Anderson Mmperial Zephyr Gingham;
special this wek
DON'T FORGET OUR CORSET AND
SHOE SALE IS ON THIS WEEK
WHERE YOU BUY FOR LESS
225 Pine St. North Side
H A .y
for an extra can of
POSITIVELY the greatest value ever offered in a whole-
some high-grade baking-powder. If you haven't taken
.vantage of it do sokmay the supply is limited.
idrv can bears a blue stinker nn the label rnntninincr
SPECIAL ADVERTISING SALE
One 12 oz. can at regular price
One 12 oz. can at special price
Two 12 oz. cans for
.- . 30 cents
Perfect Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Refunded
ever again are you apt fo get this famous brand of baking powder at this"
'give-away" price which is offered for a short time only just to give every
housekeeper an opportunity to prove its superiority for herself.
Don't miss this wonderful opportunity
Remember this special oner ends this week! If the first grocer you call on
hasn't any left try the next one. Don't let this opportunity slip by. It's all
new stock and guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded.
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