The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 120, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 23, 1923 Page: 1 of 69
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Sfttlem jHomwcj Reporter
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VOLUME XXV. Number 120
ABILENE TEXAS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1923 SEVENTY-FOUR PAGES
PRICE FIVE CENTS
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100000 DURING WEEK IS
FORECAST OF OFFICIALS
"Sitting on top of the world and
the prospect looks ilk tho burst-
ing oC the full-orbed radlnnc0 of
the aun on -an expectant world"
Thus did Grady Ktnsolvlng gen-
eralissimo of tli. Went Tsxas I'nlr.
tell the world nt largo that every
tiling absolutely everything Ib
ready for the opening on Monday
morning of West TexaV greatest
The well known beehive would
look llk a stilt picture of !n-
iiir wrii.v -.... .... v ..... ..-
which Fair Park presented SntUr-.
day and cery day for the last
trn itfrk for that matter. Work-
men scurried hither and yon. cor
rylng everything from ulep-ladders
to bale of hay wagon and trucks
went back and forth automobiles
dsshed Into and out of the on-
trance gates and everybody con-
nccted with the fair was keyed up
to the highest pitch by th0 exact-
Ing dutha of th day.
It 1 tfolng to be some Mr- A
rlanee nt the official program
rarrlpd in this Issue and a perusal
of the viirlinia new storiea present-
ed in this fair edition of til -
porter will convince the most skep-
tlcal tliat there will be "aomathlng
doing every minute at lalr I'a-K
this week during th l$-day ne
iiplnv 111. alv.ilnv RfMol;
Mon ot ttte west ieaas fair
' the crawji will toul 100100 for
the week it Is believed by otrieliUs
of thfalr. AdeqtJnt pravtatona
have been m"ae to ctrff idr that
tlMlMf visitor rfth ttKK4 Itf
comfort that should satisfy nil.
Many npecutt detegattotu wilt ho
herp Tuesday which wHJ . h
I'ublle School anil Stamford l)ny
WilJ bring hundreda of out of town
1st torn. Stomfonl la nvndlng a
pedal train loaded with eltlzefl
and school children while the
rid public school wjll close for
the entlr day and send the nuptlv
to Abllwio to participate In the pa-
rade and attend th fair as guests
of the management Clyde's coii.
thtgenl in the parade will be lod
by Superintendent J. C Haker-
JBvery school child who takes
part In the parade Tuesday will
b given a free tieket to the fair.
The 8tamford-Abilen football
clash cornea Tuesday afternoon.
TUa Vrtgcant of Went Texas
which Is to be presented at Fair
Park Monday n'ght. AiU deserve
fverv sdlectlve that can be aptillcl
mtt on a typewriter Hundreds of
persons vilj take part and weeks
have been fcpent in preparation for
th magnificent rtMWlaele.
A -tralo containing many ards
' of royal purple cloth haa heen ob-
tained at Ft Worth for the queen
of the Prant. irr iawela will b
valued at thousands of dollars.
The pageant will he 'the most
dawllng spectacle ver seen w
West Tea Th elaetrk-al effects
alone will he worth traveling mltles
to see. .while the queen and her
court will b a sight for the gods
AH I" lteutlliiw-.s
riven thin ready tor the tilg
exposition ExhJMta amusements.
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j- m nun-.
.ireos of woVtwhilo attractions.
?J ?L WlTS:W JfV't'S. U K aturrtoV rematlon '
dectatlOB of he (P of ANe ' control work were ar-
T2SJ "tJHJ? . ...Maed at a conferee betw..a
be thrown open at eight a m.
MH W P "-.
Monday when ail exhibits may be
At si o'clock Monday evening
th pat ad ot th Queen of West
Teaaa will take place through the
busineae district of tha etty. At
eight o'cloek tha oitwing iiageaat
Will b wraswpted jt th twaHd-
tad. Afteraooa and Hight shows
ajhuiff th Midway will b In ope?
. m . .e.i
OfficiaU of tha fair expresea
.i i..i;i c..i. ihaf (. t9a
eUto will not oa'y attract if wad It was aatd. The third party
Hior 13B Tfhaa'awr Tiiifwe tHnrw'i!eoraF-eujsiHr ta3m. scat out.
that It M eathtth a sew rec- Ion survey work waa started from
rd taw rela4l fairs from every J here today The parry will work)
standpoint. west of Helton In Bell county.
WEST TEXAS FAIR PURCHASES
20 ACRES ADDITIONAL AND IS
TO ENLARGE TRACK TO A MILE
0 the eve of tk opealn? of the
aMul exiKMsiUon th Wert Txa
Vif AseKiatIo ajuwiweaa th
slsyJes: of a oontraA-t with Hary
Sayle Jr. ad 7- W. SeJireateri
uherfc the fair association will
acuirv an aJditlo! f.voaty acres
of laud iJ aill t the forty acre
a'n iil t i ty the fair
The i t w hij l.it south and west
Of HU f Ait- ItU 8fV3 U u
fonna a part ot Fair Park Acjm
proterty retty plAted oa the
market Th purchaue price will
ttpvpro mate $12 Sea
JinaJ twiirs on the transfer will
act be ' .-.J int.' after tht tar
wb ui i. i li.idij if ct i !u4 i
Th I i f th 1 1 i -.t
tii M4 I JU-g to pujrviutae itus
ttiiniwii..it ii mi m
attorney general! department m
!o on tho question of whether
school districts hav nufliorltv to
tnurehaso text books If the Mate
annot fUrnfB BUch ho further
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"tPPS wilt bo taken hy the stat"
department to aolvr th text book
'problem now confront'ng the
echoo's State Superintendent
Marra announced toda.
If r Is hold that th districts
jmve not authority to purchase
riiijn text Mnrr said school of-
rt.-tnlM will 1 notified to furnish
rompleie lists of min
eitrplus books as.
U means of dlstrlbntlng texts to
! needed points. I'urther than thK
Marra bo no plan for meeting a
lnrospe.tlve shortage of books he
Green ling I'lnn
AUSTIN. Tews Sept. 38 State
Siiiwrlotfcndent S M. X. Marra to-
day BftVO out the following tele
grain received from Sunt. It. P
Con at-: AWIone:
u wji wiro you a use ot hooks i
that" AbHan liaa foV distribution
next Frhlay night. Suggest that
you ask through the dallv papera
a'l BUpertntendente in Texas to
wtr vou a nimilar list at th name
limp and In that way I hejlnve v
can render nsstetanc to earh oth-j
er in the illstr'button of tcx'-
books -It. V Green" I
' This list of course has teference
to test-books on arithmetic geog-1
raphy rhetoric elementary phjj
ica and elemeptary grloulturp s
theso are the only hooka which
cannot b purchased b the Stat 1
All other iext-hooke heretofore
furnished can be surchased hy th J
State as usual. The SUate Super- J
intendent aks that Ip order to
megl thiv emerge ney all superin-
tendents of Independent d!ntrl ts
follow the suggestion of Supt tt.
IX Oreen and either wlr or mail
tmmedlate'v lKt of tho surplui
books abpvo mentioned.
FOR 1RI UPON I
ATTSTIN. Sent. 22 Details nni
Uji. f0-r crrJng to completion
-iu ...- In.iwranliln
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the statptopegra.mioprmueu .
j .W.I.L. ..! lalin 4 1M .
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nu - niai i-iiih es iji iii-j b m vi
af water anclneers. Norris aa-
nouiiced on his return today trout
Under the rules agreed to. eurj
vy work will be conducted oaly rt
lands recommended by the etate
rfiiMnlmiiit am not under federal
! regulation. Warrants paid feder-
I eaglaaara who will conduct the
work will not Da msconunueu as
ether state warrant because oi
itlafiittannv la tha nenernl revenue
Um4 ww 4atad by a ehr t
iweaata tor the city of Abilene
aad the Wt Texas Fair thU d-
dUionai aree viuch gtve vwr
Park a total at atxty acxec aad
in order to give reon to tajereaae
the presaat fiv-ujhths aii rate
track to mile 1l wil u!-
ejrve t rrlti ii J ttowiitd tou-
d.t oa iff I ttr I'aifc
I'Uis for t) r'il riLtrj k
vil ur u M.ii.1'" " i'"- lur
th Fourth (0 4uly racs wutt yar.
Race faa ot West Txaa wH bj
isterst4 to know that the res-
eat JUa U nut tioH to ei tar
the truck to uu i.H Mi K- but i-i
IllJlt. t I l'lu 1 t. Ill f t! t
hafi auil e 1 1 A -" th- a
trj k w t uh i- v- a 'i
4 i- 4e e e i. y
Here Is Another Form
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1 i s i i t ' n i t f
gallon ' n w r lftcr b r jltural
demat d lint in i li.nery Is u- 1
E HOUSE 15
II KLIN CLAIM
CH.MU4?-TON'. W. Va . Sept t2
That the Ku Klux KUn held an
Initiation in the dining room of
tho White Home' waa tho ataer
ftwat f lfc Jt HaU n. 2tffit
of OUln.)enu' reDrcfntIns th
Klan imperial council in an ad-
dress to a larga audience of Kin na-
me n and others a.t llnrrleane last
night during a Klan -elbatlon of
the opHin$' of tha Charleston-
Wo hmo 227 In th hie or
rppre'n'Mi'ves and 7 In thp
1'nittd Ht.u sii"te.'" the weaker
wild 'ard held one lnlii itlon In
Ihe dmlntr i )nm of the White
llouie i ou know vlut that
"Hf forco to mention five
memhem of the llard'ng rnblnft"
Dr. V T t-hurthinun of Charles-
ton hen.' of the Klv orgnn'satlon
in this r e ttun. whl-prred to a
newspaper man wiirte him
WASHINGTON ept S? The
st-itfinent of the Uc Iiasll K
Nevon at rharleston W Aa that
an Initiation of Klansmen had
leen held In the. Wh.te House wwi
dt It'ed tcday by White House
to lu ''too ridti tiloua to
Dcnby not to Resign
WASHINGTON Sept. 82.
Official denial was made at th
White Ileus today of reports that
Seerctary Uetiby i to resign to ha
succeeded by Assistant Secretary
Falr Park will be cloae 1
today to all persona except
those who hae business ii-
Ril the srujitds. This is
neiewnry to kepp the
srotinds clear of crowds so
that worly in iHneciin
wiith the fair can toe carried
Tre train for tha Queen of the
F4ge&t vi th West Texas Fair
w i'ufced iq coB.pltloo Satur-
day at Fort W orth and immediate-
ly dupaichea to Abileae hy a ste-
tial mts.juger. arriving here at
wa o'ebxk Saturd night cut tha
Wol yiii.4 ot royal put pie velvet
Vrimmed with i4 UtrierQt
wfUxa mad tuddtd with rhjtae-
atones ptdiU ia guld ewroWT
tiy ihjK. up the nam proper
Unh i i iHnrtj by the fcmart.-
tit JnnT of ttur iuuihvktst and
h h t ii ii-. J il to be wiiB ul
.h l i t if. iti istu extcut-
t i f r i iniu i' rjutr
JitMiviK anauitnaeovisiy wtk tha
arrHal of th Sunahin there afcd
into Abilene as auto carrying fr4n
tin Antonio tin- Kovai Crown
Jsudi it tha firitrr of.tU-. ALa'mo
tii ei U wiiii h h ib Quttii
' . 1 ' . I U14l Ld
I fi'J 'i i 4 i ii
pp' ties In the iHiratr --bi'ttn
Cnll Stnte l'lind.
AItSTINb'ept..2J Call for oni
twentieth of .the state funde 1
stato dapositorlea to suppU'inent
reserves In reserve depositories
here was Issued by the state d-
poiltcry board today The call will
net ?(JOeoo. It was made neces-
sary by hfavy withdrawals from
Oklahoma Kutr 0kmi..
OKLAHOMA C1TV Sept. J.
SmilltiK ekles haauted a welcome to
the thousaoda of visitors here to-
day for the opening of the Okla-
homa Sltattf 1'ftlr. Th taiNMdUan
will eontlmio uiitll 3tintembr- S3
Srtmplea' of fleld. garden iwl
orchard exhibits of iwtac live tmk
amuaementa and concessions te-
turo tha attractions.
U. G. Department ot Agriculture
For Abilene and lclnity Sun -
cloudy to cloudy and
I'or East Texas: . Pumlay partly
rloudy to loud . warmer ixcepi
.. 0.heat iioulon.
Vor wet Te3m. Sunday partb
WASIIINOTOj;. Sept. 23.
Weather outlook for the week b-
Wert Gulf states- Unsettled nnd
lowers with normal temperature
first part of the week followed by
generate fair and cooler
Upper Mississippi ap.l L.owr
Missouri valleys: Unsettled weath-j
er and ehowers first part fair
thereafter. Normal temperature at
tj"iltn'rr eoo'er after Tuesday.
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Jim -AM l-V
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VC? T 68 I
SS " T ' '
Si$siZ Noon . . il I
' suorie ... ? 17 I
I Juset 6 J6 i
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. life Seci jacj S
Royal Purple and
Costly Gems Will
in Pageant Here
appreciation has be ' expread Texas Fair and the pageant 'The
by th Fair official and others ! CLi.gui of tha Flags"- iul is a
sponsoring this pageant over the!iueaibr of the Secret Order of the
courtesy of tha Order of tha Alamo. Alamc. anil aa a personal favor to
la adtag Umm Jewpla to ba u4 ! h'? Sf. '!3 to
iu. crowaias the iift Qae of
West West. tk jwte which
were tor tits nrat tim m utstory
tkea from their royal raatusg
place to adorn aomaone other thu
tha Qiumh of th AUwo who is
uujiutJ at San Antonio durtiu; th
lUitle of FJawers ihnt tiugoifi
ct-nt at t ftitioiuill) ki own .-ut
W I. Ii t ke iilJi e alijiUalU A t'"t
iir "Jh ordrr tho Al
social sad patriotvc order vol or-;
Lsiuica fur th ptirptf of tow-
menxtnerating th heroes ot the
Alamo alii in the oldeet orulxu
tu n ot its kind m the n4iu.ii Tt
seui i s of Hirst jrwtls wa u A-v
I l' ti.i g!i tu tft rt it
it i t' 41 S 1 a )) a ii ' i'
West Texas Fair
EAST RAGES FOR
Special to The Upporler.
CHIUHUIfta Texna Sept. 28.
Th automobile race closed here
todajr with a ' record breaking
orawJ. HrlthqnU one dlght break
up. Wtllfttmtj of AV'tehlta Falls
went off tha track In the first lap.
ItesuUa vera a follow
First race Sveot B 10 mllea;
Ward. 15'sex. flrtt: time 13 mlu
tiles? Pwalar Temple Dmlgo. eec- J
onu uuset-K oi i-iovw. unevroiei.
Kent C. 15 mllee Dick Calhoun
first; tmv 17 S 1-5 Jatk. Cal-
kins CIerolPt. neiond: Harry
Mlltiurn. Ft- Worth. Ditpsebburg
T five miles Hemv
Ablleno. Chevrolet first;
time lx minute" 17 2-5 seconds
lied Fltxceruld. Chlldresa. second.
I'reslur Temple third
D II Jeffertes of Abilene. o-
flcial of th A A A and IKy (' i
i liarton a'so of Alillt-ne left here
todav for their home tithing ov
To Scljro WiirvhuM'.
WASHINGTON. Sent. 28- The
internul revenue collector at Bt
Louis w today ordered to seise
the warehouses of the Jack Daniel
dintillerv yd the Parker Distilling
cori'Mjjiy pending Investigation ot
the theft ot approximately J2.000
08 worth of whiskey from both
TICRKTS ON SAT.U.
Oeneral admission tickets
and grandstand tickets will
Vie on sate Monday morning
for rid mission to' tha Fair
Grounds and grandstand
Monday night. "The Pageant
of Wm Texas" at the
Neel -Karnes. gents fui-
nishfng store Hne srtreet.
and the Model Drug Htore
the West Texna Fair
These uiagnlfhnt Jwa are oX
such ttauaual Ueauty that a d
stnptiun of lheK S irnposeible. In
rtelieatw and x(juujite pniurn thty
ara lJterwoet of aaal4a and
dUwoojfjs. The crow has a. bae
ui ewrU -with ! tippod
wi'h diamonds and hr Majiasty'a
ri ei tr i it diamonds ia a acting
luiU w.tu baiijie or piari.
jtra llltO thlf thyHwtttO vt dji-
The Qurf is to be ttnde4 hy
Uu Kittle fiJickte. t maul of
h.-i:''' Jvidge Caarlec E. CoouiU.
iistior of the City of Abilene will
iLj.tr the (.roy.ii on the hta4 -t
. c i f 'ifc t urot ai & li i-t Ii inn-
lK s In nil f' vji i : tld
i i i l i I ' i
thf v rt- s S'i unit h hi
' TO SETTLE BILL
or km w oovr.ttNMriNT nn-
I'OIITI I AMfiMVU TO CON-
tllli: ALMOST KVKimiltNO
TO Uirt SliTTMCMISNT.
JlY CAttI 1 OltOAT .
I i tr Vi ess Staff Correspondent
J'l HI.I.N f"Pt 22 AllietlJ
1 Hiiir ri here tonrght teportwl thu
tntrriln In lriuuil to negotiate of-l
ii ill) with th ttermnn goxerll-J
l cut rcKardinK ccnentlon of pas-j
ir romtai In the Iluhr Ac-
i ' rdlng to lli'ip fonnes wlilrh ap-J
1 irrntlv ire rpllulilc the iiltles'
irn alxft prepard t" allow expp.led
(i rinun cltircni to return to their
homen free Herman prisoners and
ttndoriake gradual ewicuntion of
I ho occupied nrca If three reports
no verified German official be-
lieve tho long Iluhr controversy is
tiearlng an end.
Whatever may be the allied at-
titude. It wan evident here totiUslit
that n declaration of the German
government's decision to abandon
paAslte resistance Is only a matter
of da vs. The government todny
ueciiicu resistance must oe eim-u
without djrlay regardlesa of th
Franro-Hclglan attitude ton! .
tho German proposals which ('ihan-
ellor 8trenemahn submitted
thiottgh the Belgian minister this
Cnhlnct tit Meet. '
To thut end a meeting of the
cabinet will be held prohaUly to-
morrow afternoon io decide oil ht
form which tha publle amiotmc.-
munt shall take. It was bHIevod
this afmotinoomont will i mnfle
soon after the KWcJuuaj? racon-
Tho Ruhr dofen.io committee uu
aenedtiied to niaet over the weott
end to (loci ile on tho courst It will
follow after tha pubdo announce
ment- On TuewUV. tha chiefa of
the various state governmentM will
meet with the Reichstag govern-
ment In llerltn nnd on Wednesday
presumably the big newM will be
made known officially to the world
Kverythlng Indicated tonight that
while the government will not use
the disiaateful word" caplfuliilon"
the decision to abandon resistance
really nmountH to little les than
total surrender to France.
llnuk lo Wall.
Premier Polnemre relentlessly
following his "bitter end" policy
haa forced Germany's hack to the
wall many official believe that)
resletance to the Uranco-llelglan
occupation already haa lieen car-.
t" fr and that the govern-
m-nt will not be able to prent
Serious Internal outbreak when a
public statement of. its eurrender
finally Is made. Conservative Ger-
mans w Germany threatenetl
from all Bides with tha communists
'and the moiarchlta ready to Join
hand temporarily if neoessury to
force an Internal upheaval nine
tha bojie that one or tlie other will
be able to seise power In the en-
suing disorganisation of the na
tion. 15 en the most Hardened ot-
auanlo in flBrlilanv
. te ss -w.. .-... .w
is a .s -.-. H.....U n
. . t
-.1 t.e.t -.- H.HUi1lntrl
may be more eensatlonal
anything which haa gone before
(internment on Guard.
leaTo Toa4. untuVnld Vo pr"!
poetuon alter tHe puu.
anaouaeament of t esuatlon of i
slstanee. Chmneelior 8tressemaun'
pegottationa with the Rhlneland
organJzaUona and the Ruhr de-
fense committee are designed
chiefly to protect tha govramt
by getting these group to assume
at least part responsibility for h
move If thla can b do th gov-
ernment haes It will have spiked
the gun of th extreme national-
ists who already ar aecnsitg
Chancellor Strsau of 'co-
Th Bovernnient today waj rf
' ported to have discovered tna laea-
tlon of eevaral targe euppues oi
arms presumably for use In U
government plot Pojlee wra In-
structed to carry out extwuwve
taWa against the plotters t-
Har Stat. Bloctlon
liuviffi mtv Car. c A dm.
ituiiini-'ij Wifc "y""i:... '. . . -ie.4i- i
elded atand. by the federal gov- U sarcn n U
eramant in favor of orderly state tor several dajs was found on the
elections la en br In the nn- Mon-Croby road this evening
nouncemeat by Itaalen Benilex ac- by a motorbjt ....
Uag secretary f the Intartor. that i Hou 4twves and the fatb-
th iaattv will not reAagni V f th ywnth wnt .to Qrosby Im-
jthr eantaataat chUnUag- victory nwsy and found htm appr-
In tha sharitorhU ateetiona to mm la nma4 aondltiea. The
tne stautt at pan wm i w "w .w -.--Nuevo
Leo. ttnn saverat days ago when be
...in..! i . i i
AI.PINS. Tsataa Set. tt A
contiigat of tha Ftm CnVaJry
divisiea. coiunruiiaK TS3 BMMt. 49
f fiacre and l.M horaasv pai
tnjratigit Aipuw toaay enroif v
th Bi Cat airy nutnuvra at th
V. S. Army at Maria Tfevy war
from Foit Ciuik and ha-d eii on
a hti tm djvs Miuf teut4i
Row -e "onui J r uf ibi to
H J ll-S !-tjff Jjllll J lhft 18.104.22.168
IN OIL WELLS
riiTii otr nun caumjs
IIUVVY UAMAnn TO DLU-
UICKS' TANKS AND Olfi
KTOUICS OU H.M1TII CO.
By The Aasoclatotl Freas.
COltSICANA Te-iar Sept. 22.--Tho
flflj o(I flro in tho Corslcana
deep field since its discovery oc-
curred thla evening when flro ot
undetermined origin set ablaae tho
of the K. I. Hmlth Oil
At lentt 16000 barrels
of oil are csllmated by official to
" burned Workmen near the
tanks escaped Injury by running
The fire contlnuei to burn.
Aa the heat of tho tiro became
more and mora intenas tho burst-
ing and exploding of the big tanks
could ha heard several miles dis-
tant similar to tho roar of thun
der ot bursting of u barrage ot
Tho flro atarlod nt the north end
ot tho Smith ylevon naro leaso on
tho oast aido or tho S. D. Ramsey
tract whoro throe small flow tanks
ware ntntlonod near tho No. 4 well
The threa flow tanka wore totally
dentroyed almost Instantly. Tho
flro soon spread to tho lilg bat-
tery of twelvo 1.000 liarrel capac-
ity tanks and within lees than five
mlnui'X the IS tanks said to luivo
been about half full wore a maas
of high leaping flame
The derricks of tho No. and
the No 3 well were alao consumed
as the flamo toiM reached out nnd
sucked them In hungrily. The der-
rlika were reitueed to ashed. The
derrick on the Np. 2 well which
came In early today making- 1600
barrels was threatened by the
flames whipping nearer nnd nearer
(o it A thousand barrel tank
filjed with water setting un the
end of the tahk row next to the
derrick waa lta only protection.
Thrte derricks across tho road
to the east on the Texas-Magnolia-lt.
I. Kent S7 1-2 aere lease also
were seriously threatened.
Workman working feverishly.
disconnected the pipe lines from
the tanks aa soon aa the fire start
ed I3xtr precautions were taa"
en to tirevftu a inroad of the flro.
Slightly lo the wee is the row of
tanks or tue uuitranwwni w
comuany. as wen an a numoer
'- -X."T' .:. -
KIIUCKriI MM !. eiws-u i
i ... XI
KUUCHrii $M '
" - . - I tl.tlrt
tnanj1"" uni'ii"M" " "
iroin me ?o i umn
from the tanks.
Men lute tonight witn
stood ready at each derrick to
them down In th event theVtops
The No. 3 well la burning a Us
iitscoiinected flow pipe. Watotl
In and about th tank slta keXna
ttu around aflame far many it
in several directions from the mat
Sept. 21 Thomas
Fort Worth mtnis-
I Karl Pudney.
for whom a state -
i vaarnau f nt m son uu ovm ewm
Th yBr Idey refused to
slate th raasoa for his uudden
diUiMearanc fsoni Twxas Chrts-
tiau University at Fort Worth. He
tetj ! wmJ two nj? -
far h. was Ml h raaalvad. his
It waa utKl th'ycMg man waa
iPPree4 t-j. mdeeiiMAH fetr to
.unt i i Ih luinjitrv C ts) retlM
lu In. i.vt.- ai.r Wiik whth SWUm
ON HEAD IN
IlUIiT.TniN 12:10 A. M.
Siwclnl lo Tho Reporter.
.MYI2l7rWATi:it Tex Sept
22. Nolnit Comity officers to
night Imit n running tight
with n nmn in nn Ksscx cir
hcllcted to bo tho oifo wnntcd
In connection with tho alnyiug
of Mrs. l.clu Rcnll cast ot
Abilene. Tuclvo bullet liolci
hi tho Kox car with traces
of blood nisi on it were fountl
When tho car. which had
struck n wagon waa brought
to n locnl gnragc toulghr.
At n Into hour officer nnd
posse or fifty iticit were mil
pursuing tho mini who nban-
iloiicil tho car ami took to tho
'.Mr5. Ixla. Ucnll of Uils dty
met sudden death Saturday nr-
teniomi n bout five o'clock on
tho Abllciic-H.ilrtt roiul nboul
nine nillet east of hllvno from
u blow on tho licml upparcnl-
ly done with a lintuincr.
Mrs. Until left Abilene nbout
1;!10 o'clock. SiUunlny after
iionu In company with n man
dritlnc nu IJswx touring car
Jlcr Isuly una first dlscovcrcil
hlug In the middle or the. rond
hy a T .Vi 1 rnllrond working
t'ruw. A touring parly return-v-lng
to their homo In Ocorgln
were cc-wltncsiCH to the
(I parrel which resulted hi tho
tlcnth or Mm. IKnll. It la Kit id
they were truvellug bchliut thu
J-sex enr when they noticed
the enr slop nt tho Aide or the
rontl nnd u man Jump Out nnd
run nrotiutl ou tho other ttldo
of the enr when Mrn. Ucnll
jumiM'tl frtjiii tho car Jnt ns
the touring parties pas-sed
.rAN jutovi: orr.
When tlie tmln crew had
mil-lied tho road wlicro Mrs.
Ucnll wi lylus tho rami
drltlng the car wns Jut start-
ing off nnd Kild that she
rercrrintt to Mm. Uenll had
I wen perlotiHly hurt and thut
he wijttld rush for a doctor.
Up to this hour ho has not
lieen located however officers
feel sure they know who tho
ivirty U and hate lib car ntini-
hcr and name.
Mr. Ucnll urn lit n dying
condition nnd breathed hut A
short time nfter tho nrrlval
ttl the trulu crew
Jivdlcu of tho Penco M (J.
Citpcrtwii or CI) do held the In-
quest before the hotly waa
brought to Abilene and placed
in the laughter Undertaking
lMrioi-N Ue. J. II. Utlletuit.
piiKtor of the l'irst Unptist
Clmreh or Clido and nob Bll-
Innl o'f Clte brought tlio
lxxly In .Abilene. They were
umouc the first rcnchlns the
kww after the killing. Dr.
AWIifctor of t'ljily made an ex-
iiniliiatlOa ot the wound before
the body wan muted
Mr Uenll H survived hy
her Uiulianil Rub Uenll. who
ii now near Rule and four
children threw bojs ami mho
girl. Funeral nrranscBients
liad not been nuulo Katurd.iy
Special to Tho Reporter
swnimvATun Tex seiw.
22. rSearelt for a man bellev
M to luto btruck Mrs. Ixda
Ueall on the head with a ham-
mer which resulted in her
dentil nbout nine lulled east of
Ablleno today Is beiug coiw
tlueteti here toiught by bberttr
Yurbnm-Ii his depuUcf Chief
nf l'ol.ce Ui-.cU Johiiaun iuem-
Ix'M of the police deparlmvint
awl it pot&e ot eltUeas.
'I ho search lraa after a
man drbiug wTwt Xi 6aW xa
hate lxu an UssMx auierjo-
blle nt n rapid atced struck a
wagon two or Ihreo nillc- cast
of here early touigbt Th car
berlotisly damaged by the ltu
lvact was deaerted by the
drltcr who Martcd out tn foot
across the urroundu; firtda
it was bald.
Nothins lad be?t heard
from tna vatlibtj party at
midnight. However 1 U sld
tliat the eearebera aro bot u-
the trail and the man's n-
prehension ts momentarily ex
Sheriff John Bond pf AW
lene arrived o tins Snusido?
Sncolal tOibt and Joined the
ivirty la the search.
Worker's Body Found.
STIIJUWATBK. Okla. Sept- 32 -j
A searching ry la "t JXU
found th hy of Wilham X. H w c
bard; maarrd farm fc-cl
under an ovrturd tractor l-
hd nhvt vI ho'
IluJuhard had bn iawuu; a l J
fr V Bu !" W liKhr-la -
whn 6trn m me ru-..
1 a di&i
i ti . 4.i it. ltd ta it-. Ui.l- Ait Itxa ys.a ijen.
uel taa)ihe a eaegt
mJtea suh of
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