The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 179, Ed. 1 Monday, April 1, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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SHOWING OF SPLENDOR
riilH Popitllir Firm Rises Fhoenk
I.flii From Recent Fire to Great-
er Effort lo l'h'HM' (lie
Mlnler pry Goods Company's nninn
al Mister Salo and Fashion Exhibit
begun thlH morning and h crowd pi
customers havo visited the store dur-
ing the dayW
AlmoHt (ill signs of' the recent fire
which the Company suffered have dis-
appeared and a largo and liandsome
Hue of Millinery Ladies Ready-to-wear
apparel Dress Goods etc arc now on
display this popular trading store hay-
ing risen Phoenix like from the fire
to a showing of splendor thta eclips-
es all ronnor efforts.
Included In (he showing are many
handsome suits for ladles that are a
marvel of beauty being tailored espe-
cially for this firm in the leading par-
3'tf-S of New York and other fashion
'inters. Easter novelties of all Kinds
jound throughout the stove beautiful
ees dnlnty hosiery easter gloves.
tl a wonderfully catehy line of new
Tss goods appeal to tile ladies.
The millinery department Is radiarit
Ih bright new fashionable Easter
ts which are priced lo suit the times
range from $2.50 to $12XiO and
'n this department the showing is
i the firm has ever made for
and many compliments have
UsSed on the superb selections
ted who desire the latest that
decrees. Everything is new
fi that the heart cOuld desire has
.included in tho stock which is
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In the men's department the show-
ing surpasses former efforts. The new
suits aro up to the high standard
which Oils store Iiub always maintain-
ed and 'ti'fR-nssorlment Is complete
Awhile the price range from $lU.fiO to
$2n.OO. All Hems thai enter Into n
complete make-up for castor have
been placed on sale so that no man
need bo poorly dresse.d that day.
"With a few more touches all trace
of the fire will has disappeared. We
are at present in better position to
serve- our customers and friends than
wo lpive ever been and It will be our
purpose to make our sUire more pop-
ular than over with the public by
keeping everything which should be
shown in n first-class dry goods store
remomberlng that tho price must al-
wnya be right'' said Mr. Mlnter
WORTH IS HERE
Conducting Hmhal Services til The
.North Fi'rk Baptist Church Willi
Rev F. ('. I.
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church of Fort Worth Is attracting
largo congregations and consuierauio
Interest is being manifested by the
mombors of tho church and the unsav-
ed part of tho congregations. Rev. F.
V Dlelc Jb tho popular Pastor of tho
church and under his leadership n
stfong congrogaTTon haajieen lnttltitpr
the Sunday School being one or the
lafgeet In tho city.
Uov. Harris is one of the best known
ministers in the Uaptist denomination
in Texas and one of tho ablest preach-
ers of. IiIb church. Ho is a brother of
Mrs Van Ness howls of this city and
mi old acnualntanco of Chief of. Police
.7. 1. tillnton.
ti mumhors of tho North Pmk
ehurcl(aro a cordhil band of (HulBtlans
and HH'ltu tlio people from town to at-
tend the Borvlces during Mr. Harris
stay ill the city. Grout congregation
Were prcsont at tho services Sunday
and lov Harris -pronolwil Htrong soi-
mpns at all of tho preaching hours.
Tho neotlng will contlnuo until tho
last o the week and probably longer
J'oider Mills Wow up al Ywmio
By Afsioclatod Pres?
hVwm PAW A N. .T. April 1.-
Twovoro Hilled nml three lnjmed
whealthe LaWtn Bond pawdor mill
t Vino blow up today.
a. forakdit discover!.'
sl'xuav afternoon si'f-
Slioned Symptoms of Disease at First
Hut Lnfer Developments His-
- approved Suspicion. Im-
Sunday afternoon ahoux ." o'clock A.
A. Foi'aker ji former clerk at P II
Hammock's t'uriiitWe store Was found
lying at the? f6ot of the East abutment
or the T. &. P. railroad bridge and in
an unconscious condition.
Mr. Dabney of the pumping station
found the mnn and reported it to the
city authorities who sent an ambu-
lance down for him. Air Dabney snvs
In the morning about It or 1 ;.'!) he
saw Mr. Forakor and talked to him
and Invited him to go to dinnor with
him but Mr. Kornknr said he Would
have to go bnck to town and about
the hpur indicated Air Dabsey had oc-
casion to go to the bridge again and
discovered him lying at the place des-
ignated. Mr. Foralfer. was carried to his
boarding place at Airs. Cliloe Puett's
102 Sycamore street where Dr. Har-
nett was called to see him and this
morning reported him as resting very
well but still unable to talk but little.
Air. Foraker indicates by signs and a
few scattered words that his hat was
about to blow off when he grabbed at
it and fell down the abutment or off
Dr. Harnett thinks he did not fall
orf the bridge as his injuries are noj
suiliciently serious to indicate that
there being few bruises on the ninns
body anywhere. J .
.Tftii "Walls- who conveyed Fornkor
to bis boarding place says ho groaned
and cried out as if In great agony all
Dr. I;arnctt sas the most serious
hurt seemed to he in the region of the
kidiios which portion of his anato-
my the patient can hardly endure to
Mr. Foraker'e watcli is reported
missing from his pockets and ho him-
self seems to be in tho dark as tt
how It gdt away from him.
"all is ovnn" W1I1TK.
Mine President Say That Miners Will
Obtain Wage Increase Willr-
lly Associated Press.
INDIANAPOLIS 1ND. April 1. "All
is over but signing tho new wage con-
tracts. Tho wage Increase will bo
given to the anthracite minors with-
out a struggle." said John P. White.
president or the United Mine Workers'
Union today when he returned from a
conference with too operators iu
Winers Suspend Operations
ily Associated Press.
INDIANAPOLIS Ind April 1. The
anthracite and bituminous minors of
the country suspended operation this
morning as previously forecasted.
Peoples Tobacco Compnny Wins Suit.
Ily Associated Press.
N13W ORhBANS LA. Alirll 1.
rwonty six tbonsnnd dollars damagos
were awarded today Jn tho United
mains District Court against tlio Ain-
orican Tobacco Company in tlio anti-
trust suit brought by tlio People's To-
bacco Company flf NrtwJDrlonns for an
alleged conspiracy to dostroycompoti-
tion' ' I ' ' ! ' ' ' '
'o Troops lo Mexico.
By Associated Press:
HE-RUN April 1. A dispatch from
New York that Germany was -preparing
to land troops In Mexico was de-
nied at tlio Foreign office tills morn-
Jug. It is stated that thore Is no op.
msion ror such uu iiuuuh. (
Little liny linrl.
'nuilloy tlio littlo son of Jolm Hart
accidentally fell from his "wheel"
Saturday afternoon and was pretty
badly bruised up though ho rested
.Tiidco John H. Thomas Js occupy
ing the bench In district court this
wcok beginning on the o of tho
Ablloho pry Goods Company vs. hioi-
Ity Phooi.U Pjro Insuvnnco Company
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TAKEN UPOne bog-tall Jersey
ltcirer owner can get same by paying
Burial of the Dead
Arlington Cemetery Was Accompanied by the
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WASHINGTON March 30 The funeral procession and burial of the remains of the sailors and marines found
in tho old hulk of the battleship Maine In Havana harbor and brought here on the Birmingham made a sight that
those who wisnessed it will never forget. The American nation paid its hishest posible military honors to the
dead. The pine boxes contains the hermetically sealed coffins were borne on caissons ' each with its guard of
honor and were draped with flags uncovered with flowers. All Washington was in mourning. Government busf-
nesswas suspended and all flags half masted for tho entire day. Throughout the .city qhurqh boils tolled and
lnfini)ctueHn'yerffnvefeoff';redft'S(yioorcIiillrcu;-ltp nnn-Hlijfy'bo InViled to the" ollielal service because uf
the lack of space thronged the commons in front of the great State War iind Navy building- to o'ffer their t. ibute.
Great solent crowds viewed the impressive funeral cortege as It moved from the Washington navy yard to the
place of services. Thousands more waiting ror the procession to pass lined thq route from tho State War and
Navy building through Pennsylvania avenue to Georgetown and across the Potomac river and up through the
hills of Virginia to the burying groiind. Congress recognizing the importfnee and solemnity of the occasion sus- '
pended its sessions for tho day and practically the entire legislative body attended the services. Seated oil the
wide landing of the steps leading up tho south entrance to the State War and Navy build was the offiehil fnnnrni
party. With President Taft and Admiral
NOT BE MOVED
By Associated Press.
AUSTIN Tex. April 1. The Sup-
reme Court of the state today granted
a temporary restraining order prev-
enting the removal of the ofllces of the
Kansas City Mexico and Orient rail-
road from Sweetwater to San Angoio.
SKKATOK fiOUE IS MKNACKDv
Crazed Man Leaps To Platform With
Club Hut Is Knocked Down He-
fore He Can Da Anything.
WAUKESHA AVIs. March no.Sen-
ator Goro of Oklahomn nanowly es-
caed death this afternoon when a
crazed Polo Clmlcs Schomalk attack-
ed him with a club while the senator
Tho Polo was sitting near the stage
nnd In tho midst of tho senator's
speech suddenly leaped to the plat
form drawing a club froin hlff over
alls as he Jumped and instanUy
swung at the senator's head
Ono of tho men on tho stage Jpdge
P. C. Merman was quicker than tho
man however and knocked Sclioiunlk
off tho stage bBforo IiIb blow landed
Tho senator who conjd not bco his
danger was unaware of tho Incident
Senator (lore had arrived hero this
evening for one of hla hair dozen
speeches lie Ib making in a hurricane
windup of tho campaign for Governor
Judgo Mnrman had introduced him
to tho nudlenco and and takou his sent
whllo Senator Gore was proceeding
with'hlB address The speech was nonr
ly half ended when the Polo rose aud
denlv and Junipod to tho platform
shouting he was Jesus Christ.
Judeo B. A. Cox left Sunday lifter-
noon for Snyder to attend court.
"Pete" Kauffnmn Jr. Is out from
Dallas to see bis father wlio Is HI
hut still improving
ABILENE TEXAS MONDAY APRIL
of the Battleship
Nation's Highest; Possible Military Honors
ON THE CAISSON.
Sigsbee ad other surviving ofiipers cf
YOUNG .HAN FOUND I) HAT).
Places Pain of Gasoline on Floor
Lies Down By It Horn
By 'Associated Press.
PORT ARTHUR April 1
Achey 28 last 'night wont info the gar
ago of Chas. G. Gates placed a pan of
gasoline on tho floor and lay down
beside it. He was found this morning
covered with a blanket and stone
In an accident several years ago
Achey bad lost a band and a part or
another one and it is supposed on ac-
count this and despondency ho ended
his lire last night.
John B. Bell nnd .1. W. Campbell pf
Merkel aro in tho city attending to
Tile Little Pulmey Harvey Boy Is Very'
Low iijil Miss Ferguson Ih Per-
haps Some Better.
The two cases or meningitis down
in the Circle Cross pasture aro re-
Dr. Cash the health officer went
down with tho attonding physician.
Dr. L. W Holds yesterday afternoon
and they make tho above niport. How-
ever the child Is in a very serious
condition nnd the young lady may he
Tlio Boriim Jius. not boen adminis-
tered to either tho little Harvuy boy
being too low and tho fatlien of the
young lady teacher would not permit
the administration of the scrum to his
Thero Ib considerable fright in- the
vicinity hut all tho exposed pavtiea
have been quarantinedabout twen-
ty families In all It is reported and
Dr. Cash anya tbevo is no need for tho
fright at this time as no oue per
haps who liaB boon exposed will be
afflicted with the nmlady as Is often
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the HI fated ship as tho central llg-
Pty Associated press.
MEMPHIS TENN. April . Scoros
of families in a district covering six
to ten blocks near the Mississippi Riv-
er were forced to move their house-
hold goods' out of their houses to the
second story of their homes today
when the levee on GayoBo Bayou
broke and tlio entire district
was flooded for many miles and tho
peoplo are In great distress.
. AfriDKNT NBAH RNYDKK.
Tjmf IllikU'ii DttrfiKi Cltfiftti Tnlt Hi a
Mlli'H North of Town Womai
(Jots Arm Broken.
By Associated PresB.
SNYDER TEX. April 1. During a
storm which raged in this section of
tho state last night a woman had her
arm broken when tho tent in .'which
sho and hor family wore living blew
down Tlio place of tho accident was
twenty-five miles north of here. No
other fatalities havo as yot been re
Ban Skyscrapers on Avenue.
Restrictions of tho height and uses
of buildings n Fifth Avenue iu re-
commended by a committee named by
George McAnony borough porsldont of
Manhattan to prosorvo the thorough-
fat o rts tho finest Btreet in tho couu-
try nnu(o prevent its becoming an-
other "aid cheaper Broadway."
TMh-is only ono of maui 'c amnion
dntii-M' nuulK to Improve Fifth Aven-
ue Futthor widening of b9Tu;idvVBy
tree planting and hotter lighting and
the o&iublishnient of ala'.w of safety
and cab statedp ai'q urged a iuunoiH
ato improvementB. To accomplish the
more far.orachlng dYelopinoa pro-
posed ni-w leglslationils necessary.
hit ' "' ' "
Georgo B StHbhllu wwt to Ham-
lin nnd Anton Monday mowing;
TO I'lTIZKS OF TAVI.OIt (MHlTTY:
1 will ask you to
your Judgment nfter
diifg my i)p
Ponent's circular lmtl
oil lmve fny
answer. 1 will promts
hat unless I
can move conelupive
ouch's circular A ijAtrilhful tin
misleading and lrwifclnt
sign my posltlcWflne
subdivision In Jpuftcnt
Will he devoted
ursinan her wise my an-
haJF been With you Al-
t hasJKkert Searboropgh and
egal coliorts since Feb
InnT to complli! tills "iieronti-
ant's Original Ansyor' but more al-
legations will not avail him when 1
produce positive proof to the contra-
ry. In the meantime remember this';
you must solect n judge who will spit
either the lawyers pr the people. He
enjinot suit both.
THOMAS U niANTQN.
INDICTMENT BE QUASHED
Seiinter Oilell .loins ltanks Defense
Atlomeys nml Continuance in
' Granted until 2 p. in.
FprtT WORTH Tex. April 1. The
defense In the case pf Rev. .1. Frank
Norris who is charged' Vith perjury
when the court convened in his trial
this morning ariked that tho Indict-
ment returned against the Fort Worth
pastor bo quashal on technical
Owing Jo the fact that Senator Odpll
was added to the ranks of the defense
attorneys a continuance of the trial
wns uranted until two o'clock this af-
TELLS HOW TO CATCH
Content Farmer Is Authority for a
Ney and Uuioue Method of
Kxteriiiinntlon 'for Them.
S.-L. Ralph who is a most obsory
nnt( citizen and always has an eye
bpe'n for tlio good of tho copntry tells
a reporter for this paper the follows
lug story of a friend's experience with
tlio jack rabbits in tlio Content conn
try some years ago?:
The friend whoso name the report-
er cannot think of just now was very
much bothered witli Jack rabbits eat
Ing his oat and wheat crop Just an
they aro eating tho name crop tills
yoar all over tho country and tlila
jnan got a lantern and every night
took IiIb gun and tying tho langern
upon his head had not trouble iu slay-
ing the pesky varmints.
It seems says Mr. Ralph that the
light blins the rabbits "and a man
may stand and shoot theni down all
Tills friend ho says averaged some
nights as high as forty or rltty' rab-
bits Let some of our citizens try this
plnn nnd see how it will w'prk.
Three Inches of Halii.
By Associated Press.
SHERMAN Tex. tyirll 1. Three
inches of rain felj horo last night and
todayr - -
Heaviest Iu Fhe Years
By Associated Press
PARIS Tox. April 1. The heaviest
rain in ftyo years lina beon falling
liQro Bince noon yesterday.
REBELS ATTEMPT SMUGGLING
American Authorities In El Pane Hold
Two Aeroplanes Consigned o
By ABBoqiated Press
WASHINGTON April I. The of
forts ftf the Mexican rebels to obtain
BOiio meariB of engaging In nioder
scouting havo been balked by Anion
can nut-horlt'es at El Paso who yes-
terday held i two aeroplanes con-
signed' to the iusurrectos
v Every conceivable ruse is belug us-
03 hy the. rebels to smuggjo arms and
attWHUMltlon across tho border but
wHJwtlt success Tlo Hinmunltlqp of
tbf. Vf$l la rejiorted to nnve ae-rreased.
. AT WASHINGTON
KEjru i'wnv finks two oif
COAIPANIKS FIFTY THOL'SAU
OOLLAHH AN UI'JIOIjDS
Florida KverIndej Cnse Heglns to As-
siipie (Ji'oat Interest WIien-FderV
nl Uody Takes Aclldn ' Tor
By Associated Prsa. '
WASHINGTON D. C.-April l.Tho
United States Strpremo Coprt today up-
held the action of the state of AUssourl
In oustlnf the Stnndard Oil Company
of Indiana and tho JUopuhllo Oil Com-
pany of New York from the Btnto. The
coult fined the oil companies each
fifty thousand dollars.
Indict uieifts iu F.icrglndei Case.
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON April I. Ihdlcjr-
ments resulting from the Florida Evor
glades investigation wqro returned by
tliq Federal grand jury today against'
Elliott AlllBon D. Morehouse Ray P.
Teele and Frank" E. Singleton. The
men are charged with approving nnd
presenting false vouchers against tlio
vAh1v llcliearlng of Case.
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON April 1. The-defeated
parties to tlio rfpatontMonopo-
ly" cases "recently decided by tlio TJrt-
lted 'States Supreme court today asked
a rehearing before a full benchA'Tho
government joined In the appeal with
tlic request for permission to inter-
vene. QUARANTINE IS DECLARED.
IteWrfcjhiwi f Apply' 7oT fi Vessels
Tiiilus Persons VA'c Coming
front Infected Localities.
AUSTIN Tcx March- 30. Pursuant
to the annual custom Governor Col-
quitt today issued a 'proclamation de- '
clnrlnga quarantine on the Gulf Coast
and tho Rio Grande border effective
Apiil t. The restrictions apply to all
.vessels "railway trains T-orsons tor
things coming from places infected
with yellow fever smallpox bubonic
plagub or cholera and all places south
of. 2ft degrees north Jatitudo aro to
ho considered inrectod unless proof
to the contrary is submitted to tlio
port or Jiordcr quarantine olllcors
All olllcors military and civil are
directed to assist in tho enrorcement
of (ho quarantine.
PLAY APRIL FOOL TRICKS
Boys Rush Through Street at Early
Hour to Answer a Fire
Tho young ladies employed In the
Soiithwcstofn Telephone olllco got
busy early this morning and probably
havo tlio honor of playing tlio 'first
April T?ool tiiclc of the day. All of
tho young men aro working as Bnemen
for tlio company woro notified at 6
a in. that tho centrnl -station was
afire im as Is thoir custom when
receiving fire signal they hit a hoe
lino for tho office. They came tear-
ing through ilic streets liko a streak
of "greased" lightning: and had most
of tho people who hnppened to bo up
that early guessing at tho causo of the
excitQinant. When found that they
had beoq tricked they looked shooptsh
aB nil victims of April Fool tricks do;
but of course they net 'em up to jho'
girls when lhay recovered sufficiently
to find their pocketbooks.
This paper has been Infopripdtlmt
tlio boy3 have Bworn to getTevon Vila
thefglrl8 beforo tho day passes iirta
history but it has promised to ay
nothing about the matter.
. t. . .
Oxford 'Ihs frow TmtjkKtff.
By Associated Press.
PUfNBY ENGLAND. April J TM
Oxford crew won the otght-er) rjwe
from. tho"mbrJdge crew )m Jy
Tho rtjQo haiTiwikferr trWir
urday when the skills f'vf
crows Ncme water!fi p4 uk
thereby rerlf l4lto tlM-
ble. E. H. Cor40l rf Kuh it doiuir iurf
perv'fft thlR wwk
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