The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 12, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 5, 1912 Page: 1 of 6
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ABILENE TEXAS TUESDAY MARCH 5 1912
4 NO. 12
THE ABILENE SEMI-WEEKLY REPORTER
E H if (
A JONES COUNTY
WrIUN GRANTHAM Hl.AHIIl'.S
lIl.HSKLr' WITH HAZOK AM)
aImost SKVi:ns iii:at.
BAD HEALTH THE CAUSE
II ml llwii rnil7i'il far About u Yrnr
Hu( the ruinll) liail no Intima-
tion of Ills Intention Towards
XoUs leachpd tlio city tliiM morn-
ing of ilic suicide of .Milton Grantham
' near ltouml Mound church lit Jonc
county Sunday afternoon at about f
o'clock nnd those In tlits city who
know .Mr. Grantham wore lnexpioss-
alily shocked to hear tho Had news as
Mr. Grantham is a well-to-do fnrmei
And was nppniontly happy and con-
tented. Mr. 1. 1). 1'anluo whose wife 1b :
sister ol the doad man was notified
and ltd and wife diovo out at once and
when seen this morning Mi'. P.trdur
gave the jiapcr the follow lug account
of the ttagfe affair:
Sunday afternoon at about ." o'clock
while MrH.Oranlham was in the kitch-
en Mr.- Grantham lelt tlie rdom in
which the other members of the iain-
ily were Heated and walked into a
side room missing him within a few
minutes Mrs Grantham went into
the room to look for her husband and
was bonified to tind his dead bodj
lying on the floor Ills head In a pool
of blood with a huge gasli in his neck
and a tnzot lying by lilt. side.
The head was almost hovered from
County Attorney Ovcrshlner or this
city was telephoned to come out and
bring justice Keeblo but being In an-
other county parties wete told to get
a local justice and .lus'iice Arnold
of Nugent held the inquest Jinding
that the deceased came to his death
by cutting his throat with suicidal In-
lr Ginnlhnm was HS jears oC age
and loaves a wife and soveial ei!l
dren nnd a brother Bo) Grantham
nnd Mrs. J. IX Pardno a bister.
Ho had been paValyed foi a yeai
or so and it is supposed that it. was
this which caused his self-destruction
although be didn't seem to be des-
pondent nnd left no Intimation of bis
Intentions along this lino at any lime
The deceased was a member ot the
The buiial will take place this af-
ternoon lit : o'clock at the Hound
Hntlro Tamil) of Mr. Wynlt and Others
Are Exposed ami Arc Vat Under
Dr. C. M. Cash county health officer
wont to Bradshaw yesterday to Inves
tigato tho meningitis suspect report
ed there and found the patient dead
but to bo on 'tho safe sldo ho placed
tho entire family of Mr. Hopper's
father-in-law Mr. Wyatt under strict
qunrnntlnorules ponding an investiga-
tion ef tho young man's dcnlh..
Dr. Cash drew out some of tho blood
from Ibo spinal column of tho dend
man nnd whtlo ho says tho blood
did not look- like It Was meningitis
tho reported action or tho young man
on tho train en routo from San An-
golo to Bradshnw Indicated menlngl
tls as woll as tho fact thai the. patient
was considerably drawn.
A sample of tho blood has been
sent to Dr. Thayer at Dallas for an
alysis and Dr CaBh expects to hoar
from him by telegram this aftprnoon
or toulght at latest when tho caiwo
of tho (death will bo known.
Tho Wyatt family with tho excep-
tion of tlio father had loft BradBhaw
for Runnels county when Pr. Cash
lunched thero but he had an officer go
alter and bring thorn hack and placed
them In quarantine with tho others
Suvoral pnrlies have been exposed
said Dr Clash but they wero all put
lp strict quarantine and will bo kept
them unill ft is nt crtulneil just ox
nctly what wns thafcnuso of the man's
death It jneninglllfj tho quarantine
will bo maintained otherwise Jt will
bo promptly lifted
Tho littlo city of Urawsbnw is con-
eldornbly gcclted and all aro hoping
that It will pot prove tho lreade4
MENINGITIS AT IIIMhVXWOM).
Ilenlll at I'll)' Hnlcl T.nle Yesterday
Two ll CflM'.H D0TPlOH'll
. During the Nlfjh!.
Tho Brown child nt the .City Hotel
died Uuit night after a few days lll-
iietiH with meningitis and was purled
at 1 o'clock this morning. The Cairn
boy Is reported much belter and Will
Two new cases sum reported today
oim al the home of Mr .Hay on Pecos
street In East Hiownwnod where a
little LWO-yeaf-old g.lil Is 111. Tho oth-
er Is nt the homo or Hud HallllY In
Cleveland addition and within a block
or Coggln Addition school. An elghl-yenr-old
son Is 111 aud the case Is be-
lieved to bo a dageious one. This
child was Violently ill curly this morn-
ing. There 'have been rnmnis or other
eases but up to this hour none have
been repotted. Serum has beeri used
in both oases and a few bonis will
tell what will bo the result.
There Is no use becoming frightened
because no human being can tell
wheie tho Illness will next strike.
However it gehooves every head of
a family to take precautionary meas
ures at once. Children should ge Kepi
pretty closely at home after school
hours and by all means tho public
drinking up should be abolished at
chools and gatherings. Brownwood
Texas' Pacific are SMI Strengthening
Corps of la rm !)
The Texas & Pacific and I. & G N.
railroads are still strengthening their
team of faun demonstrators the lat-
est acquisition being R. P. Eiiod who
has boon a speci.il ngent of the gov-
ernment agricultural department for
Giayson county for some two ears
Mr. Eliod has tendered his resig-
nation to the government and will as-
sume his duties with the railroad coni-
alu at once.
He might be induced to locate at
LONDON'. 13NG M:(rch 1 Tho suf-
fingettes today lesumod their riot-
ing with unabated fuiy. The fact that
two of their leaders have be'en sen-
tenced to two months iij jirlson has
apparently had no ofleot on the other
suffWigettcs and operations have be-
gun anew this morning.
Tho womemnre parading the streets
In a great demonstration. Mniry val-
uable plate glass windows hayo been
smnshrd by hammers and stoneB
tlirow'n by the rioting women. Num-
bers of storekeopors have turned out
to assist tho police in capturing the
Women and tho streets are lined with
people who are either sympathizer
No. little excitement prevailed on
the streets this mo-f ng when the
suffingettos dragged a mounted po
licemen from his horse and mnuo
combined effort to mob him. s
SHOOTING AT LOCKHART
Greenvllfe Traveling Man Is Killed By
Walter Magee Over Account
LQCKIIART Tex Mnr. 4. A. 1).
Sanders a prominent traveling man
of Gieeiivillo was shot nnd killed
near hero yesterday by Walter Mngee
In a quarrel over an account. Magee
has been released under a one thous-
and dollar bond.
Tho. Ion cl.
The Vnudovlllo attraction at this
popular amusement theatre for the
first tlueo dtiyB of this week will be
Herbert and I-olunnn whcjjprosent
Comedy Playlots that nro a littlo above
In addition to tho nbovo 3000 foot
of Photo Ploys of Educational and
Amusing subjects will be shown.
Tlio Ton and Fifteen cent niJcos
will jirovnll again this weok and no
doubt many Will take advantage of tho
Ornzeo Announces llebtgpatloti.
Washington March 4. The definite
confirmation of tho disaffection of
General Pascunl Orozeo from tho gov-
ernment of Madero reached tho state
department today from tho American
consul nt Chihuahua. Tho consul sends
tho ropait that OfO?.coTs resignation
from tho Federal army was announced
on Februury 2Gth nn4 wbb to bpcome
effective March 1st.
PLEAS OF GULTY
IlKFUtflUN'TS CHARGED WITH
nviuiLAUY of i:. w. cniiTis'
iio.mi: AKK NKNTE.VCm
CHARGE TO GRAND JURY
ui.e ol Stalo Versus Lillic Moore
Charged Willi Theft from Per.
sun Is Xow on Trial In
tbt District Court.
Tw0 pleas of guflly wore entered in
District Com t this morning the first
Cecil Hondeison under an Indictment
foi bnrglaiy of 'tho B V. Curtis home
was given two years In tho peniten
tiary Andrew Henderson hi other of
the above named in a companion case
was also found guilty and evidence
Indicating tha' defendant was not 1C
years of age a' the time of tho com-
mission of tho crime he was sentenc
ed to two years in tho state Juve.ille
school at Gatesvllle.
The Henderson brothers were char-
ged with entering tho home of Mr.
and Mis. 13. W Curtis at the corner
of Hipkory and North S xih "streets
on or about November 28. Three
rings dry goods and other articles
After the disposition of the above
cases the case of the state vs. I.ivzle
Moore coloied waB called defendant
being charged with theft from peisort
and ii plea o' " guilty was entered.
It is likely the trial will. occupy all
th afternoon session.
The giand jury was called befotc
the court during the morning session
nnd given a special charge on the
crime of embezzlement.
CIICM'H MATMHAL NOUGHT.
-Material for New Trst Melhodlst
Church Bought nnd Construe
lion Awaits r'wnH.
TJipi Doorcr or towards fofi Uto ""First
'ro'tli'o(lis'tv church of Oils city havo
ljurohasejd"the lumber and otlu)rmate-i
llalfor tlio new1 chiirch bullulng and
tjoiiYo; cpnsirupuon woma Jnavo oc-
gnn before this time hut Tor tho fact
that it was thought best to cbango the
plans a little from tho originally
This.JiOwevor will be decided upon
in a voly few days and it Is expected
that the ground will bo biokjtt Jtibt
as soon as this is actpd upon.
Rev. Hall and members OC the con-
gregation are most anxious to begin
work and will push the proposed build-
ing rapidly to a conclusion.
Roosevelt Made F6rfman
MINEOLA Long Island Mar. 4.
Col. Theodore Roosevelt was made
foieman of a jury today and will be-
gin jury duty Wednesday. Tho ex-
president refused exemption from the
jury which was due hitt under the law
FOR THE PRESENT
W D Girand Custodiau of tho Fed-
oral building In thiH city -says ho is
vory sure that tho Federal building
will In tlmo be enlarged as contempla-
ted and recommended by hint to tho
government biu he is nfrnid that for
the proHont It nnnot bo done.
Ho thinks the next congress -will
provide for the finances to do it with
but this congress will havo no pub-
He buildings bill on account of the
fact that tho public pension bill was
passed nnd thero will not be enough
money for a nubile buildings bill and
In addition to that tho government
supervising architect Is two yonrp or
more behind with his work.
Tho Democrats who are In charge
of congress at present met in caucus
reoently and decided after tho passage
of tho big pension not tnt tho public
buildings bill would havo to bo cut out
entirely on that account.
The fact that the redora) building
horo has beon re-palptod nnd gopernl-
lv repaired recently affords Abilene
some consolation and vvhpp the next
nnnproHB mftotfl tho nroBldenUal"Cmr
palgn will bo oyer nnd cqndlUens vvU-
be bettor for tW appropriation ue
Mr Girand l moat hopeful of pecur
jng It at that time.
iii I m aiiiii nfii Ail
I Hill I. Ill I II LSI ft. Illlh III I
- OF FEDERAL BLD&.
KxciTiiMEvr N (Try or Mnxn'o.
Kvniliifi of mprlfntiH Already Woll
I'ndor Wnj Before Sew of Tnfl'i
CITY 6P MBX'ICO March 2.-The
anrtiorlllrfl commended fd I'resluent
Tafi by his Gahltlit fodny that Amerl-
rans bo advised to leave the count rv If
conditions grow any worse created
deeper concern among Americans tind
foreigners generally than any devel-
opment hitherto in the present rebel-
lion or in tho prcvioiiB revolution.
An Associated Press dispatch in an
afternoon paper Was Tollotved tonight
by a version of tho proposed procla
mation telegraphed to U Mexican
morning dally and circulated nboiit
the elty in thf form of a dodger prin-
ted in red ink. In thin it vik m
to appear that President Taft wns
about to recommend to nil Americans
to lenvo at once
The news spread quickly thrOugh-
6ut the American colony and cause
ejxcltcmonl bordering on consterna-
tion. Unquestionably the hint con-
tained in the niYs will bo heeded by
all Americans awaiting' a more rierioua
state or affnlrs. Already thp e'odus
It well under way. Railroad trains
during tho last few days have been
carrying yctrn coaches to accommo-
date the (ravel' and steamer accom-
modations are we'll jjooked up for twt
weeks in advance.
.Snndotnl Is- Arrested.
Jose Bo'milcs Sandoval an attorney
of this capital and a prominent figure
in the recent Reyes fiasco was arres
ted here today on a warrant charging
him with rebellion. Bonalcs Sando-
val came to the capital a day or two
ago for the- purpose he said of so-
liciting amnesty for Reyes' followers
at tho handBor Mail pro. He carried
with him what purported to be an au-
tograph letter from rajor Haadorn
of the United States Army to' Presi-
dent Madero stating that the bearer
and many refugee Reylstas in tho
United States and Cuba desired to re-
turn to Mexico to lake up their sever
Bonales Sandoval explained through
the press that he had a plan for re-
establishing poaco in tho Republic. Ho
purposed proposing to Madero that ho
remove several. membera of his Cabi-
net demand the resignation of Pino
Snare and extend amnesty to all
fa.wfcV J--- f
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..rfcAYiAT LYCEUM THEATER.
High School flrauaU IlnTO'Transfor.
red May KrOni .School Audi-
On account of the great number of
tickets thnb havo been sold' for the
play "She Stoops to Conquer" to bo
given by the Abilene High School on
next -Friday nlht.n March 8 it has
been decided to transfer tho play tron
the -High Schdol Auditorium- to the
Tjyccum Tbeator where bottter scen
ic effects can be secured. ' '
The program to be gtyen at the
Christian' Coilogo tonight March 4thk
has beon postponed until next Fri-
day night Mareh 7th on. account of
the unfavorable weather. Remember
the dato and c6me and havo tho time
of your life.
W. P. Young is in the city from
Paint Rock on n business mission.
Having covered a good portion of
tho county Alia paBt week and observ-
ed In a gcueral way the conditions as
to tlio extra good season in the Iond(
the claBS of. vrorlo being dond by tho
farmers and other encouraging fea
tures I feel "very hopeful of good
yleJdB tblB'iyear on our various cropB.
Wlillo I cannot arrive At any detllnite
figures jUBt yet I am impressed that
from the large acreage helnt sown
to oats that the cotton acreage for
Taylor county will be reduced some
thing like 25 ier cent from the lOBt
your. I desire to state for tho ben
efit of tho farmers who have enliBtcu
with me as Domonstratora and co-operators
that some complaint has come
to mo that said parties aro not re-
ceiving their bulletins from the AgrU
cultural Department nt Washington
regulnrly and I havo takon the mnt-
ter up With thp Washington office til-
ready and you may. rcat assured that
your reading matter will eoon be com
ing all right.
v. A pisku
Bpootnl DerqonBtratton Agent Tayiof
- jC M. unt of JSaskell wan Hh tho
TAYLOR 6DUNTY IS
TWO (OMrVNirS OP (IOVHRNMIAT
TKOOl'S tiirAKI) MATAMOHVS
HKKAT AMTAT10.V IV
Seicnly.fhe ltpfugp'H Mostly Worn
on lU'iich Iiiirodo nnd Twenty
American Fa in I lies Left
Dy Associated Press.
HROWNSVIU.B TEXAS MnrCh A
AppiehenslVo of an attack from the
rebpls twoj companies ot government
troops which arlved Saturday night
are guarding the olrT'lienches of Mat-
anioras. (Jrotit Aglfation Saj Americans.
Americans from the interior of Mex-
ico report that there Is great agita-
tion in that part of the country and
the rebellion Js assuming great pro-
portions and that they do not believe
the rebels are by any means quieted
Americans' I'leelng from .Mexico.
Dy Associated Press.
UA.RBDO TEX. Mnrh 1. Seven
ty-flve American refugees most of
whom were women passeiK through
this city this morning enrouto to the
An unconfirmed report says Hint
twenty families havo left .Monterey
MokUo today for this city.
Tho geneV.ll impression prevails
that the MeIco situation is considera-
bly worse over the whole country and
that rebels are constantly gninlhg
ground every day.
MEXICANS IN TEX.
By Associated PreBS. '
AUSTN Tex. March 4. An nutlior-
atative statement has been announced
hero 'today that financial assistance
Is being seht the Mexlcari revolution-
ists from a number of fellow sympa-
thizers in this state
A malked thinning 'of Mexicans in
Central Texas has been repeatedly no-
ticed. It Is believed that they havo
joined the rebel forces.
(ROOSEVELT STHOXfl IX OKIiA.
ReturiiH nt A'oop Slioiv Colonel Hns 237
Delegates to Stnte Cofiicni
Hon Taft 113.
By Associated Press.
DKfAHOMA CITY March 4. Re-
turns at noon today show that lloose-
velt has 237 delegates to the Oklahoma
State Convention instructed. ;.
This reduces the Taft delegate's tp
113 nine counties yet to hold caucusot
are no heard Xiom but Alloy aro
claimed by RooseVolt campaigners.
The O'aft campaigners havo apparent
ly given up nil hope
It 1b thought that Geo. C. PrleBtly of
nartlettesvllle Is sure of tho election
as too National coipmiuecman ovci
Chairman James Harris.
MEXICAN MAIL CONGESTED.
Postal OfllelalH to Confer Today He
gnrdlng llandllifg of Mail-
Ef. PASO March 5. With the accu-
mulation of thousands of pounds bt
Mexican mail destituted for Cludad
Juat'oz tho officials of the local post
oHlce arc confronted with tho samo
conditions Hint existed whoti President
Madero enptuwl .iimrcz urn yoar.
FoBtmaBtor J. A Smith Hub been hold
Ing tlio mail waiting for conditions
to settle In Juarez bo that the will
could be Bent over.
8. M GalnoH suporlntondont of tin
railway mall service or tho eleventh
district with1 headquarters at Foil
Worth arrived In El Paso yestorda"
for tho -purpose of holding n confer-
ence with PQstmastor Smith rolatlve
to relieving the condition with refer
enrie to the Jliarop roan tho omcm
will meet in Mr Smith's oiucq tins
morning anu tho proposition win pf
dlHcuBaed. Foi owlnr tha meeting me
Tftcaromehaatlon arrived at win or
Wired to thfe' dtyartrafcnt at Washing-
ton Pending an 'answer tho .mail
will be hold '
NINE GUVIiKNOKS OUT
STRONG FOR TAFT
Wltli- all the racket behig made by
Colonel Teddy's boosters there are
nlnp Governors who have come nut
Hat fooled for the retention of Pre!-
dent Taft. In jhe INl are lln.v. of
Washington : C'nrioll of (o'wn; Tener
of Peuiivlvnnla:' fioldsbnrongh of
Mnryluiid: FT'ioper. of Toinnl-iiit UltAr
bart. of Minnesota: Potbter. of Rhode
JslanJ Rjr of Utiik nud Peiuieyell-
TEXTILE WORKERS ARE
STILL HOLDING OUT
Lniirenco Mills JlcOpcn ut
Strikers llcgln Work 5000
rickets on Ounrd.
By Associated Press.
LAWRENCE Masri. March 4. Few
If any .textile workers seemed to have
deserted the strikers when tho mills
re-opened this morning at tho begin-
ning of tho first day of higher wages.
Five thousand pickets are on guard
to protect the mills from tho strikers
should a raidho made on' the mills.
Fnmllios Uclng Sent Out.
Ry Associated Press. '
MARFATex March 4.-rThis morn-
ing twelve Mexicans arrived from San
Anotnio aud'loft horo In automobiles
for Ojlnaga Mexico. General' GuBinan
Who 1b opposed to President Madoro
loft this city Saturday" and reported
that Amoricans are sending their fam
ilies out of Mexico
i U H. Infantry to IniesUgale.
Ily ABsocintcd Press. (
EL PASO Tex. .March 4. Colonol
SLeover today sent Lieut. Hill wjth a
squad qf Infantry to Columbia N M
to Investigate reports that Amerlcar
cowboys and MoXlcun rebels clnahod
Saturday at Raucho Las Palomns 31
miles from Columbia on tho Moxlcan
Accondlug to reports horaos of tho
Amoricans were killed and sovoral
Mexicans klllod and wounded
Uenry JaptcB vashlor ot tho Fann-
ers nnd MQrclinntg National llanlc Is
out of town today on husluesB.
Mr. atod Mrs Marvtq HouJ of Fort
Worth spent yesterday here Ylsltlwlr
the pareuts of Mrs House )W. aiwt
Mrs. U W. IIOllls
jETTiirt from" jtiovi:knoii FOS.S
ici:ai hefkndi.ng the law-
STRIKERS TAKE STAND.
Samuel Upson Who Wns on .Stand
Hnturnjdr KcsiimoH Teslintiiny
Tills Morning Teh Iloiv
lie I'nited to (Jet
Hy Associated PreBB.
VASlHGTONt Marah -i.Tho
IIotiSQ Committee resumed Its inves
tigation of the l-awrence toxtllo strike
tills morning nnd as the Investigation
proceeds many interesting" facts are
brought to light.
Letter from Foss JleaiL
Tho Uiwronco strikers who havo
boon sent by the strikers to testify to
their grievances heard a letter read
fiom Governor Fobs of tho utate of
MasachUBctts in which he made u
sweeping denial that tho police in
Uiwreneo had used clulm en the Wo-
men and children Vrtio gave demon-
strations in the streets.
Samilol l-.tpgon tlio skilled weaver
who testified 'on Saturday that hlsi
wlfo 'and children had lived on bread
and water alone; for many days re-
sumed the witness stnnd this morning
and told'liow ho was unable toliecomn
a naturalized citizen of the United
Statos because ho lacked four1 dolhuu.
by which he was entitled to tako out
his second papers.
Brewer is hero fiom "Wichita
Says Examination Discloses Damp and
Soft Condition of Contents In '
Nearly Eiery Cnr.
FORT WORTH Tex. Mnrch 2. In
a circular Issued today Secretary G 1
Gibbs of tho Texas Grain Dealers' As
sociation warns the members of tho
association to use tho utmost caro in
tlio pui chase of corn for the reason it
lp tfgormipntlng season In Texas and
corn In '.natural state as to jnolstuiq
will reatjily 'gormhiate nnU'thjiB eatjse.
tho buyer loss. Tho clrcnfdr follows:
Whllo 4 wib in Kansas City and St.
Louis last week I saw jnany samples
of eorn on the tables and whs surpris-
ed to find that nearly every car of
com now coming to thoso mnrkets is
very damp nnd soft.
"All diiring the past fall and winter
an unusual nmount of fain nnd snow
fell in the corn producing states and
consequently tho Northern eorp has
had no chnpco to mature and dry out.
Tho result is that practically all tho
corn is unfit for shipment to tho
South in Its natural condition.
"As you know1 tho germinating sea
son is now at hand In Texas and It
you buy this natural Northern cqrn
and ship it within the next thirty t
forty days you mny expect to get your
hands Vory full of serious trouble
Some of tha denlcni. in the terminal
niaiiwitsi will refuse to ship nify nat
ural corn to Texas except m cases
whore tlio buyer will asBiimo nil tha
risk both of tho corn getting out ot
condtMaon and of the trouble that may
bo caused by legal complications Tho.
views of Dr. 'Wiley In regard to mfs-
grado shipments have jiausea qpister-
nation In the camps ot tho shippers
and. many ot them wll Jiot offfit corn
along thoWial lines They have Ut-
tlo or no natural corn that Will heat-
shipment to ToxaB now and they aro
not going to got into traublo If they
cap help It.
lliijr Natural Corn.
"I would strongly urge that our
members dq not buy natural corn dur
ing the germinating" season it will
bo far bettor to buy ktln-drled corn
oven though It will cost yoir several
cents nor bushel more than natural
It tho kiln-dried corn Is dried flown
to 1 1 per cent moisture test U will h
safe In pur oUmato during thq wist
thirty JQ tiny aaye aim n ih wnr
lutely the oitly sort xt corn that In
safe to handle JUst n6w " '
lqo Is hM vlBlttiif thf of hip
ppyhooH ilfys. Is lrwt4 in
qrl mlnluit etirpHss out IMrt
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