The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 24, 1923 Page: 1 of 32
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PRICE FIVE CENTS
ABILENE TEXAS SUNDAY JUNE 24 1923 THIRTY-SIX PAGES
VOLUME XXV.---Number 46
OSS SWEARS HE SHOT IN SELF DEFENSE
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ANSON JURY ASSESSES A
99-YEAR SENTENCE UPON
TOUSSAINT FOR MURDER
ANSON Texan Juno 23. A JuryJ
hi the JoneH county district court'
here thin afternoon. found Henry J.j
' Tquksnlnt guiltv ot murder for tliof
'. slaying Of his father O. It. Toils-1
' gtlnt'.nud naseaisqd' I lift punishment
tit ninety-nine years' In. tha Mate!
"' The' ease yi'aa transferred' to
Jqjios cqyfity -from WJlcblta ' audi
occupied' the greater pari of Ihjs
Sveek's term of court. ..About fifty
' wltneWfos- vero-. Included among
.'those summoned' In the eupe.
- At tho. beginning .of the case It
'wan. intimated Rite o thq picas
Would 'he insanity.
."liit-y Out Hour nml Half.
The verdict was returned at 5.30
. ofter tho jury had bebn -out. au
hour and it half. Toussalnt had
boon found guilty by a Jury In ono
. of tho Wlehltu county district
. courts" which assessed .the dcith
penalty. An appeul was taken and
.a new trial indexed on the ground
of niiw-ondjiet o.f tho Jury. Aftor.
fnlllag to obtain a jury. for a second
.trial hi -Wichita county tho case
' wan venuod to Jones county. Tim
&der TOiiisaufnt' was killed Feb. C
'4921 being phot from ambush on
a street in Wichita Fall's. Ma on
".' later confessed td the killing.
On.' the WltncsK stand Thursday
. Toulsaatnl for two hours told the
story of his life and Of niieseu
ahuiscH his father heaped upon h)m.
life npoke without any lhterroRa-
tivetl and tqld his slory calmly. On
Friday morning1 ho resumed the
stand for cross cxatpInHtlon and
. amwnrod the direct questions of
the dlnti'K't attorney Just Ra calm
Descendant of Washington
NEW YOnlC June -?3 CJcrald-
ln'o Kn'rnr hns won lier uulrfor
divorce nsal'iist Lou Tcllegen lt
was' announced tonight by Samaitj
Unter.mey'er comfse) for Jllhs Fat-
nar.' A refo'ee's report recommend-
ing a deereo was filed today ho
AVtlon by Uss Farrar was bo-
ruu two years ago and in her com-
jilaljit shp purged her husbaid
With- Infidelity with thrco women.
lit was reported that Boferoo .Har-
rlho;vs !;eport Held mat tne.ppern
star sustainci her allegation on
two counts. Tho courts recently
ruled out charges that Miss SjtelU j
Lrfirrtmoro ami Tou.egcn nauuc-u
' i 0 'i'
i F mf ' .
COWMAN ASSERTS THAT
HE WAS WARNED TO LOOK
OUT FOR H. L. ROBERSON
R a I '; r en
I I I I I U m UIUUU
uokhuck cofntuy c'r.un
TJUUMINOIIAM. Juno 23.- Perry
Adair of Atlanta wpn the Southern
mpatuer golf champlonshlji when
he eliminated Frank Oodclmux of
NMlivlUe Tenn. on the JJlflgn
Adair who won tho title the
.flhjt tlme in lD2i; as Nashville
pained the hpnor'.todaj by ono of
'thft i-iAst spectacular . comebacks
over seen In outhorn golf when ho
' vi'jnnt out and wnh eight of the
.first nine lioles played In. tho nr
trnoon round. .
Hlft iterforniante oqualled the
' : roi'iii'd for the Outward nine a 3.1
.'shot by Charlie Kail .pro of the
'ttlririlfiKhnnr country .club
Adair's margin over the husky
.NnshvtUe player was C up and 5
ON GRAIN IRIDE
Is'KW TOUK June 23. After
two ii.i5i' reflection and two fuNe
Ft irt- the United Stntcs todft
-mushed th Urlttsh goyenniaent
seals placed tin the Ihiuor iitocloi
which the Htfluthahltw liultle and-KcrcDK-it-ift
brought into this p.uU
yesterday to test tho treasury de-
partment ruling that no ocean lin
er may crusH Americas inree num
line with her bar supplies for the
catbou nil Voyage.
Jly nightfall therrr has lieen re.
movad from tne Hail o an liquor
siiiiin" which ur w. i. TsprHi-iu'.!
qlllAf tit. the ..United states milill:
heit1t. service; conK-lilefedln ec.ew
tt inedleal nedi. and it im' an
n.jincd that snfplus- wt notttls
James V. K1ih.v' In one . of tut.
members -of the bVokevrtge firm of
Knauth. Nahod and KmHiw. oi-
of AVIl' tftrefs oldest lioUHtm
Which was recently thrown In
bunkrupfeN. althourh asxctM a'r
Mild to equal llbuimie of $10
Mrs. Gertrge WashinsiWn of Ccjur IUU. near .Nashville Tenn...hR
j-been 'elected president of th Tennessee Fulorat'.pn AVomnii's Ch'bH.
IU-r huslmnd hiims direct klnslilp NyltH the Jumuus Aiuerioiu
era) and f-rst president whose name he beans.
VKS MO'lNKS. .1.1. Ji'ne :3.
ltttle. and regulations designed to
stop circulation of false . informa-
tion which affects grnth prices. f
prevent unfair prlco manipulation!
and 16 'acquire Information which!
will permit a fctudr. of price rcg.
.IstratioriP .werq .fjgned hero ves-
.terday by Secretary of Aifrleulturo
Wallace to govern- futures grain
tiiutlrn;. markets under; the' gltun
"legitimate operators'' said the
secretary "need liav? po fear of
UHwiurantcd "me.ddlinir" . with'
thalr btisine."'. '
Under the hilw oyery indlvidpi
firm- which operates iii'mrtil.gtalii
niarketB must furnish' reiiOrt to
' Uie vartoiis fuhfretrndlnft contract
markets. Those reports will l
handled in Uriel confidence Sec-
retary "Wallace said. ' .
Crude lH?s Itcduccd. . .. .
DALTwAS. .Tune 23.-A. reduction
of five to tvventyf Ivo cents '. per
I'uiTcMii Texas crude oil w.ns an-
nou-uced todny ' by the Magnolia
Petroleum company. New prices.
n'rC Corstcaila light; $t ppr' bnrre.l
.t reduction f 25- cents; Cbralcana
heavy C6 rentw baj-rel rt decrease
of five cents and Mexln crude ?J.50
a cut of. ten" cents '
IS III TO
scle umm li
ATrANTA SAYS IT IS NOT COS- Uy Associated Press.
. Halted ror-'iMiiic
'JOlilj ft few doen cafjer hsd Ue':i
taken off hoWrever. .when the r-1
tno.vai; ws-.sloppel upon telephpm- :
kistruclions from.. Xr. . SpraKue.
Customs and prohibition authorl-
U'eX iip hi the air over tht lutot
t'urii 'lir.evenlH suid vhat they . wuo
nwaltlng Uf. yprague's .arrival bd-
forO they.dUl anything ele.
i)i- Hpmjfuo announced tjiat he
I Imd uuthorlzeil tho lialtic whose
sealed stores werc.ejj!cti ihut after-
! noon to retain b2 gallons of spiri's
IS gallon of wun; and. 070. bottws
t .tJf ..In nfwl Mt'tillt Tt'll (':llllltll 'llf
'ih i-MaJesUc which arrived vbpiicl Dlsfict
iuj early this week said he -hUd
in board only Oti .yulloun ot pti'
(its which filled Uu ruulrwinuHH.
of liriti'sli 1mw Wnnely a elhn of.
IsplrJtH lor oAvii' io0.paiiiirei'i aid.
I tire Wand a gallon' tor" each . llfo
hutl lr. .Spraicue .declHJ-l ho
would he.KUlded in fixity iiiedjcal
liquor need Of lnb'om.ihlt vaeU
by ihe lawn of.th cOuntrj" ffonv
which they culi. -
wOMjfl taken fnm . the Jleten- ntl rlrnn P
aria Mbtulay mornlnn. 'The llqqo.' 1 1 IB L H h MS S
rLz u"ceir l0 wfcn"ont UIL rHILllG ii
AUSTIN June 23. Tho second
revenue meiwure iMissl by thft
third soeclal. ealbxl legislative ses-
sion was Mlgmed by Governor Nff
today. .It was t;h -gulnn sulphur
bill levying a two percent ocoupa-
tlou tax on jiroducMoh of sulphur.
Ths bill takea the jdac of the ul-
phur b(II naaaetl during (he Tegular
owId'h 'wittmut penaltios and pro-
Vlafon for enforceihont. It Is ef-
fective 30 day after4 adjournment
State WiMhIs ostimato th sul-
))hur tax bill will net tho state
The governor also abprfiVeu the
Downs bill making provision for
rollecllnfc delinquent Inheritance
tnx. ' ''
Tlie concurrent resolution pro-
viding f'T Ut non-salaried
CIeen)ifyHr.y ooiiuiVaalon to Invest-
Igotiv coullUona of oloomosynnry
i.iuHiiiiiiniB wan. annroved. The
cujnmiHslon will consist ot two r-
resonta fives two snwtoi-s and flvo
..iti4Aiu Mimninieil' liv the nnvornor.
The governor luts now cleared his-
IICSK 01 W1' lBlWMtn' iuvoouw vt
ccpt general appropriations.
IAJBBOCK Tcxa. J
Tom Hoss. cwman gv v..
Alltvii. cattle inape'cfr n i )
thought tho inaiiooter v. is h
shoot Jilm. Hosfl.tosnf .1 t. i.
his tria; for tho sUwrg ' - !
at seminolo on Apr. I 1. if n l-
erson. cattle insine ffr. w i f a n t
till) Same tlmC MlltfJrt'.l f;Vr -.
also facW a rnurfler hji-
Throo of fqur il.js ai ?r R'n
had returned from T m (.
sanltHrlum on peceti.ini: j i3t.
Whero ho had tn-o ei.f.a x.'-i t r
gall stones the lfervtTt reist I
'Abo Chance came btr j.j jr
mo it I know Ui'-j hn m m '. d
at tovlngton r cow -. ' nt"
"I -shld I oeuldn t h-. ivw hcy
coulil. ns I had nft irn n a
llDrO for tWO TporttM t ii r.
talned thatI was indict- I anbga o
bond. Hoy; Adams v v i v. . .
told mo that IlobeMon ral iffn o
jny'.ranoh during my a'H'j.' A-j-othor
niart was with hini
'"Adams said that nr.br r-n f- 1
him that he miuht r five
ODQUgll ovlrttner to conVi. t n.c bjt
that ho wan ifeing to g' r r tit
1'wiw ii ! . and adi.el Ad
ams that If he would qui: rnr he
OVKH.V.MlCN'W I'ltOM.I IS lH
!OMK SI'XNSATION.VI. UISCI.OS-
imiis in 'iii: ni'xt riiW-
DAYS. SAVK yAVICIFUh
l.'OItT WOIU'U .lime 23.-With
the addition. nf eight more puMtof-
ffce hivostigators to the forco co-i-ilqctlntf
the probe of alleged fraud-
. "OKitxiin ovKii- . itia'oia
''PifA'r 'I'KXAS KIANS HJUjAK
.'AlUBlJtVTlON'. ; -
.SATS ANTONIO June 23. Th
Sail Antonio lOj Klux ICIan and
...;.... -.i.i... .n..i in.. ...... .
Lteatlons In. Teva have adopted re-fl'-oJul?''4- T'e chll?nsr'.iiu
-.... .J.. U.....1. .' ...! I . I.. 1...
SHELBY ilont. June
"Klectrio shocks" . are w-urlijns
torn Gibbons that it U Umdto put
'on tho lirakcB in ltla training fjr
'his contest with "' Jack IJ.enjPsoy
PRESIDENT SHOCKS WHEAT AND
DRIVES TRACTOR LIKE REGULAR
PLOW HAND AS CROWD APPLAUDS
Br Associated Press.
' ' 'HUTCHINSON Ka'. June .23.
i'leoldent' Jlardlug went Into a
hundred acre Krtuwtn wheat ftld
near here today davo a binder
shocked up aoine of the harvested
grain ir: both the Kansas and
Ohio ways and ubtained first Haild
' ! information as to tho. problems of
. . the. wheat farmers of the middlo
-.'. "vrt. ''
; The chief executive demonstrat.
' cd that he had not forgotten his
fattner boy days IhOhlQ and as.hq
nnl)r down frbm tha tractor
! ."which- draw tha ten-foot hinder
: ' GaVeriior Jonathan AI uavia
- Ivhiisas oxelalmoil:
' t ' "Yon are sonio farmer. Mr.
" President!" and several qt the
'faun hands called: "ion are a(i
rl)it.' clilei "
Arriving at. the wheat field at tile
. Choeiei? O'Nell iat'm tho president
anil Mrs. Harding left the motorcar
' aftd walked to the gate In the fluid.
A number of persons had fathered
and .the president and Mrs. Hard?
big a)ioak hands with several har-
vest haiida. children and. others.
Warren Holds Infant
"Warren-have your Picture tak-
en with the UHle Iwby." vild Mrs.
Harding. The baby was a chubby
. ' blue eyed little girl a year o jnorc
ViM. ' '
-vrw. doiV't he rfrald to hold It"
iauthlnplv remarked MM. Ilardlna
' ti Mhttriu tllek.'d at the prew.
.. dtiit with . tha JtttU ftirf In hts.
: lim ?ul sovwal otnar youBgwrs
'--' lit hUlBft -. . . '
"- rau ln..rn-lar wllli n nVv CD
.' caufht UV taf eouttv o
witrt a ih lMr roioywl hW c
th riglflnf ntlel a hruWie oil
tht W' ronhail. In reply t
nyt ha had Hurt hlnwdlf Ihc
." "r tfot off my trleyele the wrong
1 way and tried 1 l?l3 Uio' pave-
nient. ' .. .
After the Uandghaklns .! talk
.-m tn. nkltilran. which went on
"' whlW the lirwiWent was waiting
for the blmjer to drive nn. tie mt-
'ty W"llcd Int' lb" "bent fi' Id
President Harding and Governor
Davb put 'up a -shock of -wheat
but not pleased with -their .work
solutlona braakhiit w4tlf the Atlanta
Hesdqqartrs.or tlie-iian anu.qe.
Clilinff.lo wlthliolj;ail prineV .re
ports find 'other iaformaUop' from-
the Atlanta officers until some. or.
der Is brought . out of the chnos
Into Which the rmtibrtnl orgH'nla--tloq.
has.J'ieen' t'hrcwiV by. reason of
the contests ' for 'control of tho
Klan. . '
This was admitted today. by Oeo
W. Keeling k'.oagle for-Texn. who
declared that tho local K.la'nsmCtt
and representative from other
Klaus ih thoatate havet; demanded
certain concession's from headquar
ters and certnln changofl in the
Klan cmisfltution. . He declared
that the Klansmeji of thin state wljl
no longer pend .their. money toAt.
lanta where there i a squabble a
to who will upend it and asserted
that the present leaderu'of. tho.klau
had brought abotlt.no conatr'uctlve
work on the part of t' Iwi and
.that ho" had .bojrim to dxiierlence
"the darting- sensations Ih hi? bnqk.
-which. Indicated to' him that . he
hud reached the top of his fohn.
Ofhbpns will not; work-T)eray
or Tliur'iKlay of next' week anil he
will close his conditioning. grind a
week frOmondax'. '
Bv" Associated Press.
CURAT FAM.S Mont. Juno 23.
Jack- Ucmpsey. worlds heavy
weight chi'itrfbloiT after- u stitenu-
Ous workout toihorrow'- his twenty
olghtli bh'thdny plans to onjiiy sv
full day of rent Monday and then
begin the process of tapering off
for tho defense of "his title atrainst
Tommy Cltbona at fehelby July 4.
?;i:rK to takk tiup
AVM'll W15.ST TI5XANS
Wiibhlngtoii Klukji.' ;
and d&atlc "fiattiUui ariffi-' clrl H.at c )
and iiraauc maruoifliif u"Mujtnta trnkm ero amona the most
pruiaotorg. United. Stfti-s
Mtiirne? Henry rtWcfM
announced today that the govern
ment would at once pusii vigorous-
ly lta-war on oil stock selling frauds
(IiwmahoUt tittrth Tx uHd Ar-
'kaiisMs. ' ' '
Krokera w lux 1jous on-stm-K.
w1?" Vn&Xt&l"""' chair during his absence.
fslco'.oll atocRH and tne promoters
iliptu'selveaaiv 'anionit-those whom
tho aovornment Js after Zwelfeli
declarod. JI admitted that consld-
.ei!!! promotion activity had con-
tipoou auice ma. return oi me iur
AUSTIN Juno 23. Governor
Nef t today decided to break a
precedent during his three years
na chief executive. Ho anJiouijQid
ho lmd ncceptcd tho Invitation to
to accompany tho trade oxcusioivhj
l)orvs'fed iiy the West Texas chatn-
ibi. ..f .....nlnr-rrn id dubil. I'ailhultV
nlid other Central American ua-
tioiis. The governor will loavo wew
Orleans on Juno 30 and will to
turn to Austin on July 18. This
Will bo Neff'H- first sojourn outsfdo
tho state since he became governor.
Lieutenant (Jovernor T. W. Davld-
I sou of Marshall Will sit In the gov-
1 would favor him in every way pos
Tells of Thrcntsi
V A man tolT me thaf flobercoi !
snld Alllsoa ro framifg Up o .
MU mo and Milt Good I have in
connection whaler with the Good i
case. . WnHer McOonagle U1 nvo .
that- ho ha heard Iloherarm lid
threatened to kill 01" and ln When )
thoy gqt me and 511U fJond c of
tlio wy thefr reputation in Wct !
Toxna w-ouid be complete
" I roeived two letters warnlnfr '
me to look out for Robersnn " Itoss
sold. Me described the shooting ;
Good he said shot at Allsnn and
Kosa shot four thnea at rtobertbn
Oo.dd was at Jtoss' flghtH side and
Uieli- bullets must have trofised to
reach thlf marks tho witnqs- ex-
plained! Many detenu witnesses today
Introduced evjdence to show tint
Itoberson had "a teputattoq for be-
ing' a dangerous bad roan.
The morning session of the Rosa
trial w.1.i slow and without lrsl-
dont and with a dlmlnlaht-l crowd
hi the courtroom and hallways. A
jtl-oaler proportion of women were
notvd In the courtroom this morn-liii-
thnn heretofore The lanS
hours maintained by tho court
from elsht In tho morning to six
and' seven in the evening ara
telling oh the court officials at-
and uraauo iubvucmwo "-utf ta Mb4"vtr .i.nu tlie most
Ii.wa said tQjmiun Ml .!rSto
b-verageTllqi.org on iKMird Ufa W- V041;?!:. . rAm
in . aonio inhtancea' hall sought to
iviiilrti a. ilolltlcal nraAhlgatlon' out
"Nhw let ne sliowyou the OhIolf a jellglous and; Christian body
waj' Sam inn jiresiueiji nun.ol uien-
step) iilg a rey. paceg iratliCrcd up
aevnml hiiMille nf whwit and
shocked them -.to the approval of.
Gpverpor Uarls and genotor CaP
. Jokes AMIli CniMMM't
"Do I get In on the farm bloc
noy?" laughingly romarkad tha
prcgldent t Senator Caliper head
of the sen.atb farm bloc' aa htf
brushed some of the wheat straw
from his ilftrk coat and white flan
When the binder was driven up
tho '-resident mOunteil the tractilm
a 30 horaepowei- liVnchine and af-
ter instructions from tlio operator
started it oh its "way about the-100
acre -field while moving plccure
nien backed ahead of htm turning
their cranks. The binder outfit
was -designed for ono Haii to op-
orate and thl is the first seatou
It lias boen tried out In Kansas
As the president went down 'the
field h talked Interestedly with
the farm-hand who had been op-
erating the - machine hut never
once forgot to pull the rope to
drop tho bundles of wheat vhen
the carrier was full. Tha first
turn did not even prove on obstacle
an'd tha president turned the wheel
ha'rd down to the left and negotl.
aated the cornor to the prala of
farmer ami dtberK who followed
'.-.. -. i . : t ... . . .
ih'.ljw wbko. n".ot ttmas uio prea-
ldent made tn corner or tne.ueHi
and bv tha time ha hM driven the
traotor arauad to ; tha yUftinff
point it whs rciaarknl that ha did
not seem a nw hand at tha game.
As the prealdent deacondwl
"from the tractor perspiration pour-
ing from' his face -his clothe cov-
ered' with dut. Governor Davis
of Karons made tho first com
"Vou'ra earn farmar."
"Yii:'re all right" ' remarked
''. i 401" U-ipl'cr.
He also said that on Invitation
had been sent to. the Imperial strtte
and province offfeprs' tti come to
3s n Antonio TuWW and hOv:
cause why the .resolution adopted
by the Klanstneii would hot startd.
WheUier theflgri tariJ will pt(-
cept the Invitation hp said ho did
ATIjANtA JuiW 28.-off)olals'
at headquartKH-a' of. tho 3Cu Kux
Klan here toda declared. t.h0y
wera not concerned over .report
from San AiitQnbJ'tHiit the'Snn An-
tonio Klan and of vtalp. Other unit
ot'that order-nan -HWoptea resolu-
tions to break with th Atlanta
hea'dquavtiirg. It was stated that a
minority element In the SanAnto
nio Klan had been active for some
time but thatiTexaa is ono of the
sttongeat Klan centers in the coun4
try and . they were satisfied the
magnitude of the incident had been
AVIn Hi Now York.
. NEW YORK. Jun0 21 The Ku
Khix Kuin hag tailed to file with
the aecrefarv of aute at Albany A.
Jlst of its members as required by
tha Walker law passed at tha last
aaloii of the legislature aimed at
tke KJa. The last iiour for filinpf
the lUt was (Ive o'clock last evqn-
Secrolary Hamilton said the
KJan aot. tn fillnjr jiapew of In-
egrpuraUon under tne oanevoieni
Notice tlie "Ablleno Hdmo .
Reautlful" section in this 1-
muc'?. Jt wastn't printed In
at. Mollis or Chicago or
Nejv "York; it wasprln'tod In
the Office of tho Abilene
Reporter on the Hepor-
ti'ra hlgh-lieed jiiuUlple-
volor preaT-the - Duplex
Tubular. It- won all done
bV.u single operation prl.nt-
Jng f roj rolls if paper.
In spite of (he fact that
' the first lAga of the aectton
la in' three oolors ami that
tlfeoolora ihuat bland par:
factly to gtvo the right of-
fecti the Reporter's .Ug
press handled the Job in fine
style. It Was the first three
color Job turned out by the
Re'porter d the manage-
ment U pleased with the re-:
jfult. ' -
The ppjnt Is that Abi-
lene' newspaper plant !
proierly .equipped to taku
care ot'.itlmobt anything In
the poivs'pap'er line that
turns" up. '
coming foreign liners were- sent
today by Asastunt. Secretary. 'Jloes
ot . the treasury to Cun'o'P anI
prohibition- offli;ia In 5ew' "York.
The 'jiew oflejc were inada no-
the actlwji of Dr.. 15. K Spragiie)
I public health Of fleer ih New Yora
in tfnuitinj; a refiuect ot ina mimi-
cal officer of the ntltlsh Unr. Mer-
ongarla to retain -Jts entire supply
of liquors as "m.-dlclnrtl."'. .
Tho iierjnlt granted by Dr.
KpragUO in the. case of IhU Rei
oiibiiriu has been ordered With-
drawn by tint anting surgt n gener
al who received hi older from
Assistant Siscrctary Mens. Mr. Moss
then notified customs. and prohibi-
tion agentH that ho such. "unreii-
HOnable" grant of liquors could he
allqwod by the treasury.'
' . I I ' ! ii i'l 'I
Now Iloncli Illlml.
AUSTIN; Juno fi-U. UtTjm-
pleto.n of Wellington toilay was ap-
pointed Judge ot the mwly created.
100th Judicial district by Uayerhor
Neff It. II. rjeville ClareoUon. Wrta
named' district attorney . o.f the
mime- district. Templeton aerved
as a member of tbo ntute legislu-
t'ure for six cuim and as county at-
Dallas. He-predicted tyaultl come
into the limelight In approscliint?.
(Invelopments. 55weUl ejilHlne
tiiat.tue govoimmeni. is inviwugai-
iiot a i-aae lii. Dalln that "Is one1
of the biggest cases (nthe amoiimi.f :
promotion anil. In extent of fraud I
that ha cqmo to the attention t
be mm dot
INKS TO KB
(Continued on page 3 Column 6 )
U. S. Department of Agrleulfurs
...7Ti. tt;.iBi-i II ( H.nKn W oil meaaures passeu oy
.... V.r... .. ...-v .... .- j
' Jlesculnsr bi dauchter who had
fallen into the I.eon like near
ISastland. ' Luther pavenport of
that city lost hla Ufe by drowning
Satjurday. according to advices re-
ceived hf re Saturn-1. v nuht The
advices here Rave no details
It was suvted that Davenport's
bodv w.s not recovered Until half
an hour ;ifter ha was drowned.
. ' - . a ..nil ix . & r i n. fttn tfftnn mil
a marReii -tenuency on nio pari "i) w num... v. ..v ... .
th dll nrothotlbii orgitniaa'tloiis to; which sought la Yeduco the $000;-
change fioih conimon law -trusts to) ooo flood corilrol and reqlamntlon
i appropriation to 30Doao. The
appropriation will Htaiui as fixed
tne regular session
' messago that ho did
i For Abilene nnd -lclnIty. Sun-
j ti imrtly clo'Jdy.
Kor Kaat Twxas; Sundjty rartly
rloiidyin north unsettled in south
For West Tegaai Sunday rartly
coriHiratkillS Under Die laws
Delaware uiuitllv. h said.
WASH I N. C T O N June 21 -h
Weather outlook for the week be-
stated in hla VctoK Mwijay:
illd not bellcvo anv -. . ' '""Writ
lot tha fund would be spent unless. -. ' tempV-ure
necessary and. that bWjo-ot the ' ZlLpvl .11
. I tui 14-1 linn t nnnuorv ri rr f-lrtAil i .1 V- ....
bafts fpn-vefuslng . to reveal Its
membership. Under the Walker
law benevolent' organisations are
exempt from filing names.
Slmmojis Cmninoiits. .
ATLANTA tia.. Juno 8?.--t)e.
FIAT CAR ENTERED FOR FOURTH
OF JULY RACES AND TOTAL FOR
EVENTS BROUGHT TO 21 RACERS
Two belated entries In the July
Fourth automobile races at tha-i
West Texas Fair track wore reoelv-
orders act :pfeHimHbly ga-vo. it Mod Saturday afternoon by the sec-
Continued on paR- 2. Column
retarr. both: having beort delayed
in Cfo mairr. Much Intewst will
he aroused In tho fact that one of
ths.o entries If of the highest paw-
oreii racing car ever entered for a
race here If la' the 110 horsa-
powor I'm nmwil by Rufus C
Van andt nf DaMas an said to
lie oneof the fate t esrs in th
south! It will he the first appeatv
apeo of a lpiat on the local track
and Its performance ivU be vatch-
od with interest by "West Te.xaa
The other belated entry la tliat
of Charles t1 Ctm of ChataOler;
Okla. with a Dodge SpeclaJ aU
said to be vary fast.
. This raises the total number of
entrlea for the trteot to SI the larg
est ci registered for the July
WINNIPEG. Man-. June 23.
Maoltolia has gone "wet"
H'y a sweeping majority wjilrh
went beyond i.'i.ooo in Winnipeg
ami which- wan going np slowly as
outlying districts Were heard from
the bill of the ModcrutQii league
was endorsed by Voters yesterday
and' the policy of prohibition repre-
sented by tl: j Manitoba' nijper-
ance act the law ot the. province
fur se.ven y?ara was overturned.
. ProliibUion. worker admitted
that their ciuiae had Hiot decisive
Under the i:i) of the modera-
tion league the government wil)
appoint a cwiiinlsaloii of three
members to adrnipister the sale Of
liquors for consumption a a bev-
erage in permanent or telniHiravy
reaidences or permit holders. Hrew-
e'rlea will be permitted to deliver
direct to the home of purchase!
and the Ibiuur sold in govarnmenf
sorem also will b .- delivered.
Tlio leaUlature will meet In July
pledged to enact into law the bl'l
which wus approvx-d yesterday. A
second referendum- is to be tabl'n
On July 11 on a propoaal of the ho
tel mens asaoc(avln lor aaie oi
beer and wine in dining rooms of
livenaeu hotels with meals.
II I I ' I
P rival i) Soldier tilaln
RKOWNKY1LLIC. Texak June M.
Private Milton Welsh va acci-
dentally .allot and killed yesterday
at Vott Brown. wlien a 'Pistol hslag
cleanad by another aojdler wnn un-
intentionally discharged. WMsh'a
body was shipped to his former
home at Buchanan Va.
Run nets County l'lrst.
GALVKSTON . June !. The
first rar of pew orop Texas wheat
arrlej today froHt nallinger. It
graded No. 2 hard 'winter wheat
Jjntl test weights were ii) paUnda tq
the bushel. The first ear of new
crop Texai oats arrived Juno t
imtiortnnco of conserving flood wa
ter and overflow leads ho did rot
wabt tn cripple or 'minimize the
: work. . -
The heuse concurrent' resolution
pi ividlng for printing of nam-
and eiinraomatitB in tH general
laws Also wo vetoed.
I ! II
THROWS ASUK Slfi5flO
A YI3AK IN SAI.MtY
Mlnsonri valleys: Sratf-red thu.i-
tcr showers first half generally fair
f-onl lin'f; warm fir-t part nor-r-il
' J rr sx m
RKHKHLiaY Calif. Juno 23
Dr. Ira 11. Croes profosgor of e
ohomies of the Flood Foundo'ion.
Univrislty of California ha de-
clined a $30000 uk-oar position "
head of. tho .Ajnencan Institution
of Ranking it has become known
liere Tha institute la ah educa-
tional branch . of tho American
Ranker nafioelatton. j
Dr. Crosa will contlntto teaching
at".H.r00 v yoijr. '
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. sa :i 91
LEVIATHAN PLOWS THRU WAVES
AT GREATER SPEED THAN ANY
LINERT HAS EVER MAINTAINED
ABOARD Tlivs"sTi?A!iiHin i.K.snd Captain Hartley fee h.s su-
iviATirAV. -.Tiin . r.. -.i.iM Perb navigation. Mr- Gibba aserlb-
. ... w.. .. v .- u SUPCtia of tn6 Lcvia'hana
to A. P)-Aftop having broken the
spoed necord for giant trans-ocean-10
hotels by inaktnt- 2S 0 knots an
hoqr the Leviathan today was
steaming on toward New York with
her gtgaiitla engine throbbing tn
perfect rhythm in an. effort io
smash the world's record for aver-
age liourty apoeil for S 4hourll.
The averjigq nf 24.5s knot an
hour for 24" hnbt. nA vasterday.
"wlrt he miittfrlftlly beaten before!
New York la riahed. it is expecte4
y aiiip-g orrjeorn who predict an
average ot considerably better than
William Gibbs uresldeat of the
company whjah onghiotfred the re-
condltloaing or flie great liner and
which' le.uw onofadng her for ih
shlpplntr bttard was IlP1at
man on boa hi.
Olvlup pml to Ilogaer Ferguson
of Uie'Nawnort Newa -Sh'lp' Ulldlwr
connAiiy. Albert leaker ana m
.iMuviatoa of 1 he shliimng board
ffhrt tu American ueD and sports-
MianshiD and the desire to llk the
Ui-itisli aad tne uermara at tr.eir
(Hiuid Heat IaJcst'c
m ail tht be wished he had
tin- MJtlc alongside .n1 said
that any time any sm n contest
inatenalUeil the Leviathan would
win by about one and rne hall
fen. itn boiir.
"We have been waiting for U-
ttrn veors to skin them having
..urrerMi their tribes and aut rlotl
airs and now we have them fairly;!
trimmed" ne saia.
officials and shipping men
boar' declared tho spoed record
.nad yctMexlay had been mado uu-j
der warm water conditions fas
More hampering than those preij
volllhs when Bngllgh hnera had
made thglr records. When tha Lei
vtauum KOI am 01 mo gnu sirei
end IH eooi waier. in f ' r-
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