The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 285, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 13, 1918 Page: 3 of 6
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THE ABILENE RKPORTCR. AM1.KXK. TEXAS
I " '" '-;PJM.lMUl)Mi.M tAABliJlJe3W3MlSl8gjaStfaiSJilWWJiagjailLUltfMIW..W MUSBIiiritH!
IICHUnWMauI.-JBlTiIVEUVf1lTWVrHOTBMMaH. a -j . j- . . .. . . .
i ir Clayton Drown ha
i (a rmU wTnft fhy vein mafc
r Mir home
i in timer who rmntJy art-
m of'nitm at a Inrftl lig-
' .toing nleely.
Kit Tin n hard lift rolurilctlio
i o t Abilene from n visit of
i i.fk t Colorado City.
i vr--' K- M. Drown are at
r i wells where Mr. Drown is
lu iio ttti for hfs IjeaUh J
mpholl 1" at Wichita Wills
- minw tl wlCi the Camp-
I. i-on lr Hoods Company1
.. ii..rvit of linne lias arrived
.itpl a ponlirofi If Tffifiim
Kr the Reporter. Airs lrtft-
oh a' rive later.
mv tfeirnril left Wedflemmy
.t (o liny file ftprtng null
murk of millinery Mid ref-tly
.r The Kroporltim.
i mlph las returned itrom JW1
h. ro he pnivhttsed a large slock
v i'inipr o take the place of that
l !v fire lnt week
ni Mr W w Andcmoh ro-
i to wiriiita IRlW Wednesday
iii.'v now make their home.
; no accompanied by Mrs. Will
m ivione hm returned from Dal
im he Ins nrcepleil a position
hifflwsio store Ho oxpwls
( to Dallas In Hie next few
' . rt Kelly nntl son- Malcomb of
I irrivnd in Abilene the first of
: jn the former's automobile
i ha gone to DrownWoOJk Mnl-.
1 k lly will enter tho" public
- ir Ablleno and will make his
. uith his aunts tho Misses Kelly
.rth Korth Streut. .
w business i.orALS
liuillicr $11100 Purchaser.
( resswcll is another Abilene
uho has bought a $lftOo war
i crtiflcnto- tho purchase bo-
ili" through. tho Farmer Mer-
iiioual Daitk Wednesday. ..
. VMletl Mcrkcl.
( ommisslonerft Q'Coqtiell
and Moody went to Merkel
i nleht. to attend a special
! r.f tho Mnaonn. Uefroab-
u.re served all who attended
Returned From Mnrkei.
tunes of the Jones Dry Goods
inriipd from tho St. Units msirk-h-iv
he spent several days pur-
i Hi'' spring and summer stock
"tore He stated conditions in
iiiet are good. MI Eula Dar-
h.is nlso returned from marKet
ln bought the millinery t(ip-
i i the Jones store.
Mini lions rl(t.it.d.
Special to The Reporter.
FT WORTH. Fob. laHogs 5.000.
market steady tit yesterday's decline
top $1iY&0. bulk $18.00 to $15.05; cat-
tlo 3roo. including iuo enrvoa; ueet
steors active tot? $11 r.ft. bulk $10.00
to $10 50; cows 10 to IS lower top
$9.25. bulk $0.25 to $7.50: heifers
steady top $10.50 bulk $7.50 to fs.r.Q;
bulls stroiiK. top $9.00. bulk $G.5o to
$V25; calves 25 to SO lower top fit
bulk $..'0 to $1050; stockor stcdrs
steady $7 50 to $.5o; cows steady $0
to $7i(; heifers $0.50 to $srn; cnlvoa
9tead. $0.5o to ?! .
r'i I'arlotto. lnujiorous rtrtd phi
leiturer uouvermi ms au-
i. . .lied "The University of Hard
- in tho Simmons auditorium
i ii ovoiiIiib Parlotte came to
iV as tho fpurth numboivof the
'" Kvjeum course. He was
I iv a -large audience and the
- was one. of the best ever do-
i here full of wit and humor.
t number will lie Vlerra's Hn-
i Quintette on March 5.
M. Paul's I'rajermreilnt:.
i'i sahl a prayermeutiiiR was a
i ' Drop in at St Paul Metli-
'mull tonight at 7 SO where the
m inuentlilp of the church Js ln-
' i ho present and see If it looks
riicm who .ittendeil last Wed-
niKlit said if was the best they
nc'iid'd It Is to be better to-
'ime early or you mav Itave
'"I up It meets In the natetnent.
pt think ati announcement or ad'
t-nt in the Kvenlng Reporter
U you Uave any doubt about
i in at the St. Paul prayernioet-
i ":lit and see what you tblnk
i I T McCUTKH. Pastor
. ... v
Will Spend Sunday
With ChurcH Here
Millard A Jenkens receive! a
i'ii Wednesday from Dr Ueorge
i i tt of Uullas accepting tbe ta-
li from the First Hap tint church
' Me to conduct the educatlul
un for the cliurch liaro and to
' suiiUa .both morning and uight.
i itKuns stated that furtbar an-
' - nt will b made oacTBinft
rvi in TIib Rnorter Thurs-
Buy War Savings Stamps
EVory-timc you buy one of tho STAMPS
you sire helping UNCLE SAM lick thti
Don't be a SLACKER and let our soldiers
suffer for lack of money
YOU CAN BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
AT ANY BANK.
THE SOUTHERN STATES
Louisiana: Tonight fair warmer;
Thursday partly cloudy warmer
Arkansas: Tonight fair warmer;
Thursday partly cloudy warmer In
Hast Texas: Tonight partly cloudy
wnrmor; Thursday generally clntply
warmer northoast and southwest por
West Texas: Tonight fair .warmer
oxcopt southwest portion; ( Thursday
fair colder Jn Panhandle.
North Carolina. South Carolina and
Georgia: Fair and colder tonight;
Thursday partly cloudy
Alabama : Generally fair tonight
cold in southeast portion; Thursday
increasing cloudiness probably rain
in wost nortlon.
Mississippi: Fair tonight; Thursday I
Incroastng cloudiness- proimmy iori
At Grocers'- Hens 1.7c fryers 20c
turkeys j ic nutter nc okks 15c
At Wholesalers': Hens ISc fryers
sec turkeys 17c butter 25c eggs 4'ic
Open High Low Close Close
Mnr ..30 15 30.32 2D.DS 2!0P l?n-jt)
May ..20.52 20.C0 20.41 2017 2S.T1
July .VSS.00 20.15 2S.8S 28.03 20 15
Oct ..27GS 2T.03 27.00 27.92 27.t0
Deo .. 27.46 27.78 27.45 27.07 27.00
Closed 22 to 27 hlghor to 1 to 2
Open High Low Closo CIoso
Mar .19JE 20.26 fl.04 20.01 29 3u
May .38.02 2S.70 38.4S 2S.4S 2V71
July .28.00 2S.25 27.05 2800 2S L'
Oct ..20.0 27.00 20.07 20.3 20 U".
Doo -.20.51 20 7f 20 Mi
CloiJ9d steady 2 to 20 lower.
Closed quiet 5 to Ifi lower; spots
nulot: good middling 23.00; sales T&
000: due tomorrow 1 1-2 to 5 t-2 low
Xew York Spols.
Onlot; middling 30 25.
Sew Orleans Spots.
Quiet; middling lO.OSr snles lt94 In
eluding M0 hedge; to arrive 751.
Quiet; middling 30 75; sales
Steady; middling 30 J5; sales
CIVIL SKIT ARIU'KU
lX DISTRICT COritT in arrlr0 J7W; fob 350.
- " J
Tift case or sam A1CWUU v inn
Wichita Valley Railway et al. suit lr
.lA...nu i.n. nffWoA 111 ftWt did I
lor UBIIIUl' num ibv" '" r
trlct court hero Wednosday audB
reached tho Jury at noon.
The case wont to trial Tuesday.
About $11000 is Involved. Only minor
matters aro boforo the eourt yiU
" Vts WOMAN'S PlCTlJIUkS
I UPT XA'l'K TO IHiOVRRI'K
' i l ultad Press.
HiN(irtH)S. Feb 13. The njc
Huuhe ami the daughter of a
i To4 governor is uaw tbe $1
' i: lure woman for Hoover's
' !uiu i ration
i- Mrs. Kilts Allen chief of the
-iPhic diUion of the Food Ad
' i uou She is the author of the
Uniptiua pictures of griddle
u!pl pie aud Hoover's war
i luitogrjpfeir divUtoa of th
X'tiulBistratkM tv idMttograph
in uwspapr8 and otliw puh
- fo tttiu" the people to adopt
"l iwipti reemuuieiuieU by the
WOMAN IXVKXT0H DUCOHATKR.
LONDON Jan. 15. Among the re.
elpienta of the 'oruer or tno uruwn
Emplro" is Mrs Amy Pomeroy. for
"execntins 8 task requiring ocp.
tional eourage and self scrlflco.'
This task was assisting her hns-
lumil to invent the bullet which. U
is asserted largely ouded tho Zeppelin
H i i
0PP1C14L RAILROAD TIME
Teas & Pacific
Nft 2 Sunabiiw Speeial ar. 8:6D a. m.
No. S-Arrives io:dup. m-
Departs iu: a. m.
No I Suaahiae Special ar. 9:2Q p. m
No. 25 Arrive 4:20 a. m.
Departs 4:4a. m-
No 3- Arrlvee ..4:20 p.m.
OOfaris ..4:4P- m
Steedy; middling 3010; tales
Total Port Receipts.
25974 vs. 11702.
Itnusas City Cash drain
Com: 3 w U2 to 2 0; we 1.j
Oata: 2 we 87 1-2 to S8; 3 we &7
to S7 1-2
Corn: Mar. U7 5-S; May la-iS-S
Qata: Fell. S31-H; Mar. 83 7-S; May
11 . . I
5K X)vaJ "Bovyje.v o
Nw hud npponliiif? models hi tntlorttl
I Inti. t'rcM.r I)rry Strt'ot Hats in n daily
incri'siiMiidr vhrieiy. ("rnvftil HeleHirtto
inn-fc fiom "CiACfK MKOS." Htnrkir in
(lurntrn mid tin VrU'lirnled "I5LZKB''
civitlions nr. nrriving daily. If vmi want
lo In sure of the lylo mid quality of j our
nr Sprihir IIul liiitki' vour acli'dion livfo
from a : :Al!K" or an "Kh.l31v" biajl
'lilul j ou know tin- luil ia rij-hl in slylc olid
wo"kiiiniHmp. rnt'i'S an lnvir in luniiy
iimiiincea limn tin ordinary brands ai'll
!$hz He.D Sws Vve hLzxz
Many handsome Tailored Suits in Ihc
new Spring models have already been
sold and others arriving daily lo replace
I hem. If you have not bought your new
Spring Suit you'll have no trouble find-
ing the size and th'e model you want
ffom our superb stock the prices too
are moderate reflecting the careful ex-
perienced judgment of our buyers Now
is the lime lo select your suit lo gel a
full season's service from iU Your color
and size is here iir garments tailored by
I lie best known tailors at from $22.50
Abilene's Progressive Store.
i ysPCAzccmon'iVjinaun i !! i.i inqyaciptitvxiccrc&';
Ynuuls are extremely susceptible to dow at a!. vs. Ilaker receiver et al. tfur tho defense used cvory effort pos-'hour. Urown enmo back tho fdlpw-
tuberculosls and experiments in plats- Harris; A. T & S. F Ry Co.- vs. f slide toward weakening witnosses' dl-ting Tuesday and wont over abuut tho
tag them In sea level altitude' havo'Ayors. El Puso; A. T. A . p Ry Co.. roct testimony regarding tho idoutity .saino conversation with Mr I.yono.
vs. Stevuns Kl Paso.
of Jones and furthor by bringing out 'ami said that ho wanted to buy a.
Motion to advuneo overruled: Texaa their rolathms with Uie Lyons family thousand head of cattle. Wltnca was
Mexican Ry. Co. vs. Rio Uramle & 8. Jaml the payment of expunsos Incident' positive that the defendant was tho
tto nttemllHg tho trial.
ICvery available seat lu the
room was occupied
P. It. It. Co. Wobb
Motion to fllo petition for man-
damus overruled: lusher vs. Allison
SrrnrFli n n fill FIT Mayfleld et aU mandamus. around tlie walls bent
Irrri S lllln I ! Mollol to dismiss granted ilarin- every word spoken
ill I I ill II IIIIIIIII ers vs. luieruauoua
w i Co. Tarrant-
I Motion to f!l0yrupjuw4yjal poll-
ULATli si:.vrK'ri;.s ruuji tion and to aay6ngubftiltfi Mc-
Cutcheon & ClniwHi el Ml vs VSnnUi
and many stood
same man as Jlrown. CoiHituriui; wlt-
jourt.iioss said that alio last saw her hu-
DALLAS rOl'NTY ARK AP
FIRMKU RY COl'HT.
Staff Special to The Reporter
AUSTIX. Feb.i 13 The following Wl
urnonuillnwa worn Iihi! In tlt IToiirt of ''IB bl
aiiiiiuhu. mil Ufa uiiub (jwwi j0 jje nubl
iiuiii luihiib; iiiiiuuLt vwuu luiniiu
from Dallas; Walter Stevens (death)
from Dallas; Leonard Dodd (deatbi
KM 3 M
U No. 021. J
M9 ..s ant rn&
miih ui utij wh
By The Associated Press.
AN ATLANTIC PQRT. Feb-
rusry 13 A Ameriean steam-
Spots nou a.
Pflh. SUm; r. S.3B; AprU
MM't M tM; Jtwe ms.
CkMttl oulei: total sales 40tf
Vrlm erq I?A 1 pouas.f
mmi i iiwiuiniiuiiipi ' wjwf
I It Is not likely that the state will
i complete its direct testimony boforo
the conclusion of Wednesday's session.
Charles Carroll a barber of Silver
City testified that he bad known de-
fendant for soventeon years and that
he had shaved hliu in his shop about
'the middle of last May two or three
table of before Lyons was killed. On the
juntyGreetlnBf "-7. -"""" . "." rTr7 " .' "Z
commaufled to cause - "' ;. . . "r.7 . VT "
..L- tnr. Iak " WU ltBM llllll "III IIMt IW W"
veoK tor iwi ...i .... .. ttn.-.oa
In 8lue SwSeSTSuS.Si5S: hf d r.e.?.h.uid!:r! n
uses far testifying
A a. McMath of Kl J'aso. was the
next itnesed called He said that
he liad known Kellx Jones for several
years and saw him here about May
12th. Witness said that Jones told
him that he wai going to New Mexico
on a cattle deal.
C It Co an oil man of Klectra laa-
tlfted that he had known defendant
for seven years and saw him in Kl
Paso about May Sth. "We were both
stepping at the Aagelus Hotel and
weal to a picture show together he
said. Janes told witness that he was
published in said county tor a period
of not less than one year; the follow-
The Stale of Texas
To all poisons interested in the wel
fare of Walter Smith and Alvin Smith
from Dallas; Will H. Smith from iat!on puuuhwl in said county which T
Dallas: Georcia Williams from Me- ... . . .. . ..ii pons
( 1IBB. UMHII 11IIJI1IIUUUB1. K11U iBKUUlll .
itiumiii; Aiuyn riumn iiuui nituuti-
doches; Et Parte Jessie Jackson.
from Tarrant; Ralph Sweoney. from
Tom Green; Oetavanla Trevlno. from
Reversed and remanded: Tiff
Johnson from Hill- John Nobles nIQr8; w. W Slmpsoa lias filed la
from Hills Luther Stubblefield from tbm y c tor County
Kanfman; Joe Kabaneli. from Uivaea; Tmm m Apiatattoll tor uuttn of
Dan Earnest from Motle?; Fred n-rtnnhifi nmn th i.i Knn.ta of
Woyd front STorrant. Prewlirgast gaa MnQP8. wkiei will be heard at
judge dlasaaU) i Grace Holloway. next t Qf q 4.
frojB Tom Qraen; Bosele McGregor. on tha .. Mnnil.v u Rhbnurv
StHUH Piiui Oiiumi' O H Clnvton. fraiH . . .. .. -..7: .... .-.
- ??- z'i.rz. a. ai. l-ji. same neutH-ute isiti usar i . .; .. ... .. .
Uvaldd: Bthal Q'Hrlen. from wiehlta iir Vabt a. D. ml t the Court If mw wit OR a ea" i.
FalU; Will CwrlMton. from Wise. House thereof ia Abilene at which Jmb Vl ' oxamlnatlon
Revarsed atid DhwOased: U EuTri IntwSlnVwal- 'llM a '8 rli
aonasonj trow wi- wn.r faro of sahl Minora may apsear ad
White from HanUm (Prdrgast. anntaat . an.iiitiiM. if ihv
-r Jwdga -dlwntg. proper to do soT
Appeals dlimlased: O: C: TteP- ij8r9Ui fSu mt but have you before
questions concerning witness' bus.
uses dealings for the past twenty
Kirk . Reed testified that he bad
COPENHAGEN Jan. 15 -The . am- . 'rom MtfMllu: Bi 1 Court Wl tt' rir8t ay ol the next ' e " hf
.n f I l.il.tanlui Pruw iriHN auuuju Ilour lawiwr wo ara tharaaf till a Writ wltli vmiir ra
has been the first to follow a sugges Sabine; Anderson Austin from Saa tum tlwreoBr jMwjas how yo have
tion of the Prussian Miaister of Com- Jac nto; Andersen Aust o- from San MftCBtad
meree that steps be taken by man- Jac nto: Andersoa AuaUa from h4at UJvsH U8(tor my Mnd ajul &ml
leinalitlaB ta furaisb furniture to - Jacinto; Phil Red from Smith ot Coart at office la AbUeiMs this
lv married nersoHS Furaiture for a Motiaa ior reneartng overrun.
StSroSuaTkttchen V he fur.- "h- g- C1w
islied oi a value of about $2w Halt Brtlatt. from Taylor
aTuS imSS AUSTIN. Feb wTh. foiling
the city treasury to the purpose. l8roe4jags were ba4 fll lhe ew
lIBPOItTING THE YAQI'IS. . jmjgBHts affirmed War.! Cl A
Paftura Co . v Carpenttr Matagorda
the Mb day of February. m-v
J I). HILTOK. Clerk
County Court. Takr Couaty Texas
U Htrtlw. Karly- Depaty
MKCICO CITY. Jaa I -Pcjttc- nt.
Itioa of Seaora. by the deporUtioa of AppIteatloRB refnai- 'iralae Ad-
friendly aad hostile Yaiuhi ia pro- Hyatetrator Seeeey et ii Hjrn
I caediaK steadily Care hj beiag ukea Lauraiae vs VaaahaB Hirr -"i
li'h'Miu n tin in ivi.s:c U a ABara(nn ctaom. ithat the Indians are settled in uaru raise v tkiasoa Ham- l nurunj
M n iv n wanvmsmv a -v.i ..viai. hare tadnv rannrt- 'of the republle that most nearly dap- Vs. Kaha Eros Harris lurm.-
1 c Short former husinase aa d sinking a German submarine Heats oUmatie condWoaa to whtch Masters. Harris I a. run.- r
' I- died eHy Wednesday era- lB lbe Medlterranian Sea on Jan- they have been aeeuatomed. JU WlUiaws Har.U
1 at Weatharfm-H fiiawinc. n at . ..; s nt.nr a mnninc fiirht is the state in whlh they seem to ADDlieations dismissed fcra.i-
. - -.... . o m- tai? v .w. a .. ... .iuuuiIIii mnra than 1 nflrt . i..i i I n. .. ra n... fn
i-rippe The funeral was to Tbe steamer was not hit wo "" .' . . 7 V8 iieroaiui i . --.
Vkedne-day afternoon at? Passed through the capital en route to Tarrant.
4 'i' olooc" htre I ike "U aborigines the jiiin hjl.ni'C t.t' ! ! r -
. IS MS ESSE
i .mi n-d rtm wage 1"
two years ln New Mexico and identl
tied tbe defendant as he man he srw
last May on the Pitt ranch at a round
up Continuing witness said that de-
fendant sient the night at the camp
and said he wanted to buy cattle and
that be nas from Oklahoma' and that
he had been over to see Mr Lyons
Oh cross examlaattos the witness said
that the man's name was Urown and
that be had gray temple and brown
hair ami was nearly bald This was
Ihe first state witness to describe
llrowa. whose deeeripUoa di4 not cor-
reefoad to the description of Jones
band on tho morning of May 17 He
was leaving to meet Urown at Kl Paso
In response to a telephone call which
oamo at aovon thirty tho ovenlng be
foro. ''I answered tho phone " said
witness "and recognized tho vukext
Mr. Drown Mr. Lyons tUiB4-4trhim
and thoro was sotno discussion as to
how ho would go. by roll or by auto
Ho decided while talking to go by
rail and so told Drown." On cross ex-
amination wltnoas said deceased vas
sixty-five years old weighed ono hun-
dred and eighty pounds and was ac
llvo. She described their home in de-
tail. Witness said that she had offer
od a tort thousand dollar reward and
that twenty-flvo hundred of it was for
tho purpose of proving that defendant
was tho man Urown and that so en
thousand five hundred was for tho
conviction ot the defendant This
money now was in tho Silver CRy
bank but for a short time It had been
In tho Cltisons National Dank at AW
.Mrs. Rosa Oyster of Bl Paso cigar
girl at Hotel Zegor on May leth' saw
dofondant in tho hotel and knew him
as Mr Brown Witness said that
Drown put in a telephone call for Sil-
ver City and talked for a few roln-
utoa on that date. Witness identified
defendant positively saying "He Is a
little paler now" Witness said that
Mrs. Lyons paid her expenses and also
those of her husband. On cross ex-
amination witness said that she ami
rhfir liusoand oauie from Pennsylvania
tour weeks ago and that her husband
gave up a Job which paid him elgLt
dollars and forty cents a day and that
he had not been at work until today
sinco they reached El Paso.
George Siusberg manager of the
Angelua Hotel of this city testified
that he had known Felix R. Jones for
a year. A sheet from the hotel reg-
ister was introduced which showed
that Felix R. Jones registered Mav
Jth and was there three days He
again registered on May 15th and
was there two days.
Al. G. Wylie ot Silver City had
known deceased seven years and saw
him last at the depot in Bl Paso at
bay a thottatf head of rattle from
if n i ii ttiii.g- i igi i luf.
Mr. Ada. R Lyons widow of the' 10 o'clock on the night of Mav 17th
deceased took tbe stand and testified Wltuess said that he bad ridden on a
that s.he fud lived at Cliff tor the past train with Lyons from Silver City and
eAghteea wa She ideatified the that they parted at 'the depot steps
defeutiact .- R M. Brown and sahi f whoa some one said to Mr Lyons
ibjt t ... ut their bane twice Tbe "Hello 1 was looking for you I bive
f!rt i t. Sunday atatBlag. May ray ear here and will take you up
la 1H . that Mr Lyons did not Witness saw only the back of the man
previously kao Broa and that 'that spoke and would not attempt to
Drown intcd to b cattie aadjagain identify him only that defcu-
tatk. i in their room for about an idaat was similar im sixe to the man
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