Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, December 16, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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ABILENE SEMI-WEEKLY FARM REPORTER
aHH.KNK TEXAS 1 1UIA DIICEMHUIt 111 HMD.
1VIIITSKV AND CAPTAIN BARTLETT
IU MAKK A DA8U FOR
THE SOOTH POLE
BOTH SEASONED EXPLORERS
Whitney Worked with Cook In Many
Expeditions mid Cunt. Bnrtlctt
Commanded thp Hooseiclt
Under It. X. l'cnry.
By Associated Press.
NEW HAVEN CONN. Dec ID. Har-
ry Whitney tho well known Polar
Biiortamnn In a telegram from New
Orleans to the Journal-Courier states
that he and Captain Bnrtlett expect
to Btnrt on their dash to the South Polo
next year if possible.
Cant Bartlctt commanded the Roosc
velt on the Sorth Pole expedition un-
der Commander Peary. Whitney has
for years hunted big gamo Jn the Arc-
tic Circle. An Ironical circumstance
In connection with tho proposed expe-
dition is the fact that Whitney and Dr.
P A. Cook tho discredited explorer
were formerly fast friends and fellow
Lieut. Sir Ernest Shackelton hears
tho distinction of penetrating closer to
tho South Polo than any other man.
Ho got wjthln 110 geographical miles
o the Pole when ho was forced to turn
back. A British expedition under com-
mand of Capt. Scott is now preparing
to set out for the South Pole. AI30
Commander Peary has announced his
readiness to make a dash to tho un-
conqueiablo southern regions as soon
as he entirely regains his health.
REV. EDWARD A. TEMPLE
CONSECRATED AS BISHOP
"Will He In Charge of tho North Tcxns
I l Missionary Diocese lilcif in-
p. eludes Aulkpio rnrlsli
Special to The Reporter.
WACO. Dec. 15. Rev. Edward Ar-
thur Temple rector tho Sfc. Paul Pro-
testant Episcopal church here for six
vnnrs ms this morning consecrated
Bishop of the North Texas Missionary
Diocese embracing a number 01 coun-
ties in West Texas and tho entire Pan-
handle. Bishop t). S. Tuttle presiding chur-
chman of the College of Bishops for
the entire United States and present
Bishop of Missouri presided as con-
Bocrator and was assisted by Bishop
Alex C. Garrett of tho DallaB diocese.
Among tho visiting prelates were Bish-
ops Johnson of San Antonio Brook
of Oklahoma and Klnsqlving of Texas.
Youngest Bishop In Church
Bishop Temple is forty-ono years of
nge and is said to ho the youngest
Bishop In tho American church. Ho
will leave shortly on a tour of his dlo-
ceso. Present Stjles Mean Colds
While Dr. Neff Is issuing mandates
about haw to stavo off tho dread spec-
ter of the winter pneumonia and de-
claring that fresh air and proper ven-
tilation and proper clothing will keep
every ono free from colds tho womon
of Philadelphia are running about
in the nutumn winds and rain with
narrow skirts that) prevent their wear
lng warm petticoats silk stoclUngs
pumps and Dutch collars and thon are
crying out that they "always havp a
Of course they do what Is thero to
A few years ago whqn wldo skirts
held out with crinoline in tho hom
were In fashion women wore heavy
underwear a chomlse a flannel pet-
ticoat a short whjto petticoat and a
Imaglno putting that much on now!
Yet tho winters aro jusb os cold.
Doctors agreq that clothing of any
appreciable weight is not good and
tho manufacturers have met this dic-
tum 1iy making excellent fabrics and
undergarments that have warmth with
The wearing of lingerie and silk
blouses Is a healthy practice aB tho
body Is sufficiently protected by n
warm coat when one goes Into the air
and the Jlngerlo Is sufficiently heavy
when one remains In a heated room.
One's clothing should ho ontlroly de-
termined by tho temperature; and tho
old fashioned idea that It Ib necessary
to wear the same amount and weight
of clothing from fall to pnrlnsr only
survive among the unenlightened.
The ovposure of tho ankles mraoB
more than moat women know. An
honest physician would till them a
few thlnes about Jt that would make
them nriast "t iheir carelessness.
MA.I HANSON IS DEAD
PruMdent of Obnrla Railroad And
One of Best Known Officials
In Stnc( Vu Hies Aviiiy
By Associated Prcsd:
ATLANTA On. Dec. 15. MaJ. J.
V Hanson president of the Contrnl
Railway of Georgia and one of best
known railroad officials In tho South
died hero today of heart failure. His
death was entirely unexpected.
BRIDE-TO-BE MISS EVA SMITH
DAUGHTER OF L. & N.
By Associated Press.
TOHlSVtLUE. KY.. Dec. 15. Miss
Eva Smith daughter of President
Smith of tho Louisville and Nashville
railroad will bo married this evening
to Robin Cooper of N&shlvlle Tennes-
see who has gained no little notoriety
recently on account of his connection
with the murder of SenatoTCarmacic.
Ship Becomes Unmanageable
NEW YORK Dec. 15. The steamer
Colorado of tho Clyde lino sent word
by wireless today that she Is'unmana-
goablo in a gale off Massachusetts
coast. Tho ship is enroute to this
city from .Boston.
Stntus of Parliament
By Associated Press:
LONDON Eng. Dec. 15. Only slxty-
four seats In the new parliament re-
main tq be filled. The government
coalition are assured of a majority of
ninety-two.- Tho Unionists have the
largest single membership with a total
of 357 members elected to date.
REPUBLIC OF CENTRAL AMERICA
REFUSE TO "SETTLE WITH
CRUISER SENT TO COLLECT
And If Money Is Not Paid the Custom
House at Cclbo Will Be Seized
Killing of British Subject -Cause
of the Dispute
Special to Tho Reporter. v
NEW ORLEANS La Dec. 15
Priva1 mercai-Ho Companies hero
t)iis afternoon received a cablegram
from Honduras with which country
thoy have exteusivo dealings whoso
contents divulge sensational happen-
ings. Tho Honduranian government
haB handed an ultimatum to Great
Britain by refusing to pay the indem-
nity demanded fpr killing a British
subject last spring.
Cruiser S it to Collect It
Tho English cruiser Brilliant Is now
enrouto to Colba for the announced
purposo of collecting tho Indemnity
and if It la again refused tho captain
has orders to sqlzo upon tho custom
house and confiscate Its contents.
Honduranians Will Resist
Tho Honduranian government Is
preparing to rush troops Into Celbo
to reblst the Brilliant and either a pit-
ched battle In tho city or tho shell-
ing of tho town by tho British guns
Is not Impossible. Great excitement
Is said to reign at Tegucigalpa tho
capital nnd other Interior points.
Commissioner of Labor and Commerce
Commission Asked to Act As
Special to Thq Reporter:
. CHICAGO Dec. 15 Western rail-
roads luvolved in the strike movement
havo appealed to United States Com-
missioner of Labor O'Neill and Chair-
man Knapp of the Interstnto Com-
mcrco Commission to net as mediators
hi the wngo controversy between tho
roads and the Brotherhood of Locomo-
tlvo Englnoers. This was learned to-
lay from nn authoritative source.
Cox Aspires to Speakership
Special to Tho Reporter.
SHERMAN Dec. 15. Jeff Cox rop-
r'iresentatlvo from Rockwall county
is hero today In the Interest of his
candidacy for the Bpeakorshlp of the
house. Ho says all Indications are that
ho will win
TAFT UNO HOOSE
01' WAR TO
SENATE TAKES NOMINATIONS
Fate of Jfcwly Recommended Justices
Rests With n Suli-Coiniiiltlco;
Conflrinntlons Expected In
WASHINGTON Dec 15. President
Taft today directed Secretary of War
Dickinson to withhold from Congress
entirely his report on tho national de
fense made In answer to a resolution
passed by the House. The Houso yes-
terday declined to receive the report
In confidence hence It will not bo sent
Scnnto Will Confirm.
The Sennto Judiciary Commute .to
day referred President Taft's flvo ap-
pointments of judges of tho newly cre-
ated Court of Commorco to a sub-com-
mlttep for examination. It is stated
that all of tho appointments will do
Tim immedlato confirmation of tho
appointments of VanDoventorof Wyom
lng and Lamar of Georgia as Supremo
Court Justices was recommended by
GITO PLANNING DISCUSSED
BY THE CIVIC ASSOCIATION
Subject Will he Considered In dela-
tion to Business nnd Industrial
Life as Well as Astlictlc.
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON Dec. 15. City Plan-
ning with its attendant problems of se-
curing not only the development of the
aesthetic but the business ana muus-
trlnl Hfr. nf cities flS Well is'behlg u"ls-
cussed by the American Civic Associa
tion now In sesson here uoou nemui
and recreaton Wr residents of tho ci-
ties is the specific topic under consid
Cholera In Rome.
By Associated Press.
ROME Dec. 15 here have been
three new cases of Cholera and two
deaths since yesterday morning.
RAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE
TO HAVE ENTERTAINMENT
Parlors of New First Baptist Church
Opened for B. Y. P. U. Social FrI-
' ditJ EuTjhodj Iniited.
On Friday night the Senior Baptist
Young People's Union of the First Bap-
tist church of this city will have their
annual social entertainment in the
parlors of tho now church building. An
interesting program has been arrang-
ed and the various committees who
have tho affair in charge say thoy ox-
pect an attendance of probably live
It Is to be strictly a social entertain-
ment for tho young people as well as
tho older ones of tho city nnd tho Invi-
tation Is extended to all to bo present
whether Baptists and members of- tho
Union or not.
Refreshments will bo Borved nnd a
good social tlmo is promised to all.
Ahlleno & Southern Railway Agent
Here Succeeds E. P. Huddle
ston who has Resigned.
Col. Morgan Jones Prosjdont of tflo
Abilene & Southern rnllway has had
Issued a bulletin announcing tho ap-
pointment of J. B. Shackelford as Act-
ing Gonoral Freight & Passdnger Agt.
with hendquartors at Ahlleno vice E.
P. Huddleston resigned.
Mr. Shackelford was formerly WIcV-
Ita Valley agont here and resigned that
position to tnko tho Abilene & South-
Violations of Black List Law
Special to The Roporter.
AUSTIN Dec. 15 Commissioner of
La'bor Meyers today Instructed Coun-
ty Attorney Marvin Scurlock of John-
son county to bring suit against tho
Beaumont Traction Company for vio-
lation of tho "black list law." The
statute requires corporations to glvo
written reasons for discharging em-
ployes and provides a penalty of not
rroro than 11000 per day for failure.
DISASTER OCCURRED AT LEY.
DEN 11 MILES WEST
Of DENVER. '
WORKS BURNING FIERCELY
There Is No Hope of Stopping Fir nnd
Effort is Being Made to Gain Ac-
cess Through Another Shaft
Victims Fight for Life.
By Associated Press.
DENVER COLO. Dec. 15. 12 men
Wero entombed In Bhaft No. 2 at tho
Leydcn Coal mine at Loydon Colorndo
14 miles wosj of this city this morn-
ing. The works aro on fire and It Ib
feared rcscuo is impossible
Xo Hope of Stopping Fire.
Thero Is no hone of stopping tho flro
nnd nn effort Is being mado to gain
access to entombed men through an-
other sliaft . 433
Victims Fight for Life.
The victims can ho heard working
madly to gain their freedom.
Two Miners Emerge AII10
BIuoHeld Dec. 15. TWp of tho men
entombed at tho Green mine explo-
sion at Tncoina Va. emerged from
the mlno today allvo.'
JOHN FEAGLE FORMALLY
CHARGEO WITH MURDER
County Prosecutor Swears Out War-
rant Accusing mm or ifiiiiuruiMu
Killing 011 Earnhardt Farm.
Special to ThovRoportor.
KANSAS CITY Mo. Dec. IB. The
prosecutor of Johnson county Kansas
todnv sworo out a warrant charging
I Joljn .Feaglo. with murder In tho first
degree In connection wan 1110 Kilting
of four persons nt tho Earnhardt farm
Oil Found at Kaj City.
Special to The Roporter.
BAY CITY Dec. 15. Tho Square
Deal OH Company today brought in n
10000 barrel gusher in tho Markhnni
Hold near this place. Tho oil Is said to
be of excellent quality.
TERRY'S TEXAS RANGERS
RE MADE LASTING MEMORY
Auxiliary Organization Is Formed At
Austin; President Elected
Special to Tho Reporter.
AUSTIN Dec 15.-rTo perpetuato tho
memory of Terry's Texas Rangers an
auxiliary organization was formed hero
today with J. J. Albright a pioneer Tpx
an aB President and Miss Stolla Hol-
comh of Lullng Secretary. Albright
lives at San Marcos.
Tho reunion adjourned. at noon after
electing A. Y King of Bolton President
W It Davis of Creodmoro S. A. Bjsco
of Austin W. P. Ilocomb of Lullng and
T. M. Rotor of Manor Vlco Presidents.
and E. W. Phelps of Austin Secreta
BUCKET SHOP RAIDED
Secret Sen lee Officials Descend On
Officers of Cnpltol Iinestmont
Coinpanj of Chicago
By Associated Press:
CHICAGO 111. Doc. 15. United
Stntes Secret Sorvlco officials today
raided tho offices of tho Capitol In-
vestment Company as n huckot shop.
The main offices and four branches
wero vfBitfd and all paporB and rec-
Arkansas Cities Announced Argonta
Has 1118 Fort Smith 2.187.
And Hot Springs li!!ll
By Associated PrcBai
WASHINGTON Dec 35. The fol-
lowing coiiBtia flgureH wore mndo pub-
lic tills aftornoon on Arkansas cities:
Argonta 11.12b! Forti Smith 23876.
compared with 11.587; Hot; Spring
11131 aa rnmparifl with 9073 and
Pino Bluff 15102 as compared with
Try Reporter wan? ad they never
RUCIIIIT SWISS I'llESlDENT
Federal Anhi'iiiIiI) ElocN President For
llll ! mid VlrM'roildnJft of
DKRN'E Switzerland Dec. 15. Tho
Federal Assembly today olectod Marc.
Eiull Huehet president of tho Switzer-
land Confederation for 19U Louis
Ferrer wan chosen Vlrc-Prostdent of
tho Fcdornl Council.
IN FIERCE GALE
ENTIRE CREW OF NINETEEN MEN
AND FIVE PASSENGERS
LONDON Eng. Dec. l.Tho Ger-
man steamer Palermo Is a total wreck
off Capo Corrudodo on the west coast
of Callclrt Spain according to advices
rocolved by tho Maritime Bureau hero
today. It Is reported that her entire
crew of nineteen men and officers and
flvo passengers wero lost.
Advices today state that tho vessel
struck and went to pieces iu n florcq
galo Inst Sunday night.
BOSTON COMPANY INTERESTED
Reports Say Stone and Webster East-
ern Capitalists Will Buy Citi-
zens Street Railway Waco
WACO Dec. 15". It Is roportcd horo
that Stone & WcliBtor a rich Boston
syndicate which own tho traction lines
in a largo number of Toxas cltlos aro
negotiating for the purchase of tho
Citizens Street Railway Company of
President II. S. Scott of tho Cltlzons
Company Is hero from Kansas City
but Is roticont
UARMENT WORKERS OIVE POLICE
MUCH TROUBLE IN THE
Non-Union Tailors Under Police Es-
cort Sot Upon By Strikers In
Addition to One Man Killed
Scleral Others' Injured
CHICAGO 111. Dec. 15. Hi a clnflh
between striking garment workers add
police today ono workman was shot
dead another fatally wounded and
several combatants on both sides ser
iously Injured. Non-union tailors
omployed by 11. Kupponhelmer & Co
being escorted to tho shop by pollco-
mon wero assailed by tho Btrlkors
Tho walkout occurrod several weeks
ago nnd nti Intervals ever shlco there
has been more or less vlolonco. Tho
majority of tho strikers nro Kalians
Policeman Ma) Hie
S Charles Woruecko tho poUcnmnn In
jured may die. Mark Llngwelez ono
of tho injured strikers Ib roported dy
lug. Ho was shot through tho lungs.
MEXICAN ROBBED AT TAYLIR
JInrtlncz Garcia Beaten Into State Of
Unconsciousness Pockets Rif-
led Will Recowr
Special to Tho Roportor.
TAYfXIR Dtc. 15 Martinez Gnrcla
an employo of the I. & G N. railway
was attacked and robbed by highway-
men on Main streot lust night about
midnight Ho was .pounded Into In
sensibility and his pockets rifled of
forty dollars. Ilo will recover. No
arrests havfl been made.
DAMAdE SUIT FILED.
Wchtcm Union Telegraph Coinpnii)
Alleged to lime Fulled to
Driller Dentil Message
Cunningham & Sowoll attorneys for
the plaintiff filed In tho District court
today n $2000 dauutuo suit iigalitHt the
Western Union Telegraph Company for
J. II. Lyono
Tho alhiKotlon In that tho defendant
company failed to deliver a message to
Lynns announcing tho dentil of his
father ot Irene Texas on or about
October 1 of this year.
VIetqr Anderson left yesterday af-
ternoon for Swoetwattr on a brief bus-
OF HAVANA IS
SECOND CASE IN TWO DAYS
Rnfncl Renin! Another Rich Business
Man Was Seized Tuesday Big
Ransoms Demanded 0 ulcers
Hunt the Perpetrator.
By Associated Press:
NEW ORLEANS Doc. 15. Advices
received bore today from Havana say-
that t'hrhfcenlo Perez a wealthy mer
chant of that city has boon kidnapped
by the noted bandit Inocont Soils and
a ransom of $G000 demanded for hla
Second Case Initio Dnys.
ThlB Is tho second kldunpplng In ths
last two days. Scnor Rafael Benin!
another rich business man was cap-
tured by highwaymen and taken to
Santa Clara province and freed onlr
nflor his captors nild been paid ?lG0O.
Bcnlnz wjib seriously wounded.
N Still Another Instance.
Soils obtained $3000 last summer aa
a ransom for Manuel Iopcz. OITlcora
are now searching for him
German Warships Collide.
By Associated ProBslF
KIEL Germany Dec. 15. Tho Ger-
man battleships Scsabcn nnd Elaasa
collided in tho bay hoio last night. The
former was considerably dumaged and
her repairs will require sovoral months
Trc Elands escaped Injury
CONFERENCE IS BEGUN
Sessions Will Continue Three Days
Andrew Carnegie Will Speak Ob
"The .Moral Issue In War."
WASHINGTON Doc. 15 Tho Amor-
lean secretary for tho Judicial aottle-
mont of International disputes opened
tho International Peace conforonco
here today. Andrew Canlogio apoko
on tho subject: "Moral lisuo in War'V
and made a further explanation of hla
gift to a peace fund which was" an-
REED WILL RECOVER.
Pieces of Steei Thrown Half a Mile
When Roller Blew up N'cnr
DALLAS .Doe It. The body Of J.
FcBinltq ono of the men killed in tho.
explosion of a Knty freight ongino at
Fisher Monday afternoon was yester
day Bent to hlB homo at Di'nlsqn
Tho body of Hun Hill anotlior vic-
tim of tho explosion wiIb HUlt to Cle-
burne for burial. Both bodies woro a.
companled by plumbers of tho railroad
brotherhood of which tho men wero
Engine or Mnc Rood who-waB acaltt-
ml mid otherwise seriously hurt in tho
explosion was reported to bo getting
along aa Well as could be expected yos-
tordny HIb gicatoBt danger Ilea now
it is Hald In the possibility of blood
poisoning uoveioping in 1110 wounu in.
his right thigh.
Church Ooforth who Hvob near tho
point where ongino No. 201 exploded
was In Dallas yesterday nnd told ot
the occurrence. He said:
"1 don't bob how anybody could have
boon on tho engine at tho tlmo of tho
(ocploslon and bUU bo alive I was
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WUI1UI1K UWUHB liy Hum niivii i:
tin. lnnit unimil lllMllo liv (lid DXIllOBlOB
of the holler and 'immediately went
over to tho wreck. Tho honor waa
thrown oiilto a distance from the track
nnd U10 engine was just a few plecea
of framework. I picKeii up a piece oc
twisted and bent ateel fully a hult mllo
from tho place of tho explosion. Piec-
es of Hhcet steel nnd Iron two foot
Rfinnm Avorn hunir In tho trco tons ad
jacent to tho right of way. I never
saw a railroad track worse torn up."
A lnlv wrecking eiow Blunt practi
cally all of Monday night working at
tho Beeno of tho wreeK mm nny yen-
tordnv moruluR the track was gottoH
In shape for the passage of trains.
FORT WORTH Doc. 15 Cattle re-
ceipts 6.S00; calves 1.000; hogB lC0O
Spoors slow tops ?1.90: cowb lower
tons 4 00; calves steady topB $0.00?
hos higher tops $5.00.
Kndo Igett was on tho sUents to-
day following a long nnd Bpvero Ill-
ness of typhoid fever. Ills mttf
friends were rejoiced to see I1I111 look-
ing so well.
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