Brownwood Bulletin (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 149, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 9, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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EXPLAINED IN DETAIL
Dfctricts of Brown County rfWeU Represented; Ad-
of Peteet and Walton Heard With interest J
Lawrence Moore Presides at the Meeting.
"THE DISTRICT COURT room at the
A courthouse was mied practically to
the limit Friday night by farmers from
st ifcst fifteen different localities in.
Xrva. counts' to hear the address of
T. Q. Walton director of the Exten-
'Mom. Department cf the Texas Agricul-
tural R&d Mechanical College and al-
o fce address of Walton Peteet di-
rector of commodity organization of
the Texas Farm Bureau Federation. It
was an earnest crowd composed of
.Breyrn county's substantial citizens
fmA among the number was a liberal
sprinkling of business men and bank-
rs wfee arejust now very much inter-
ested in the problem of properly mar-
keting the cotton of the country and
learning in what possible ways they
Mifkt be able to give th'eir assistance
to the movement should it be requir-
ed. It is regarded as being one of the
most encouraging signs of the times
when the very best business elements
and the very best producing elements
-eC Jhe country are thus brought to-
gether to hear matters discussed that
1ertain to the -welfare of the entire
UBtry. for the cotton problem Is cer-
tainly4 o&e that touches at some point
every class and Interest in this coun-
Commissioner Lawrence Moore pre-
fied'at the meeting last night an in
a Xew brief words introtluced the
The. contract of the Texas Farm
Bureau Cotton Growers Co-operative
Marketing Association offers a con-
structive plan to bring a substantial
measure of relief to the cotton farm-
er.asd the campaign that is bow being
carried on in every section of the cot-
toa sfowiag area augurs well for the
imccees of -the movement Mr. Wal-
tee was the first to speak last night
- mad he declared in subetaace that al-
tbmgh farmer organizatiaes of farm-
ers stay met .have .accomplished all
am muc .wwvBQBjBnjBmi-ipuuunK?
isrt aad sUM-edeta-yolsmes- of
iriehfperleaeethat can be-turned.ici
f sjeoti'accpunt by present dayMarm-
rs. Such failure had really "been ah
sceabve for each succeeding- effort-
to -be made just a little bit stronger.
Tse success of the plan now being ad-
seated will require the help of the
iadividual farmer who wishes to bet-
ter himself and this work must be
aiven in a whole-hearted and earnest
It was distinctly explained and em-
Ifcasized by 3Ir. Walton that the as-
sociation does not propose to hold
cotton for higher prices as some peo-
aie had believed forming: a sort of
corner so to speak on the commodi
ty bst on the contrary it is a selling
agency to intelligently market cotton.
with system instead of under the old
phazard way that prevailed in the
OFFICIAL KEPOKTS ON FIGHTING
vitii very Meagre and the
FEOPLE ARB ANXIOUS.
. (By Assopiated Press.)
ATHENS April 9. Reverses suffer-
ed by the Greek forces at Anatolia
and the casualties inflicted upon them
by the Turkish nationalists caused
great depression here.
Official statements covering the sit-
uation are meagre arid are interpreted
to mean that the. government may be
withholding the truth from the people.
Army1 and navy officials are absolute-
ly mute but there is a decided note of
alarm; here ambng all classes of
WITH SCHOOL BOARD .
NEW WARD SCHOOL ON NORTH
SIDE AND NEtf JTSIOR HIGH LS
The Brownwood School Board met
in called session iFriday afternoon to
confer with an invited commute -from
the Federated Parent-Teachers clubs
of thetcitv for a discussion of the gett-
irni Kr-hnel situation with especial reF"
ference'te proposals for .issuing .bonds
for school imDrovement.. A school
bond isue 4f $65;iOOO is involved . in a
special -election which has been call
ed for April 23rd. !
The committee "which was composed j
of representative! women selected by j
the combined parent-teacher organiza-
tions was given a very cordial wel-
come by the School Board. The whole
school situation was carefully consid-
ered. The committee presented a
recommendation; that a ward school
be erected on the north side of the
city to take care: of the existing needs
of that portion p town and that "a
junior high school be erected on the
campus of the senior high school.
Supt George Wj Page of the city
schools gave a detailed explanation of.
the present condition of the schools
presenting the need for anorth-side
ward school and pointing out thatSa
junior building would relieve the sit-
says of the ancestors of the present uation in both the ward schools-and
Jay farmer where every man sells for the senior high school.
himself to whom he pleases and when
h pleases and at whatever price he
can get. Old conditions must pass
S OF LEADERS
SOVIET REGIME' ABANDONS POLICYSOLDIERS
: . FIRST;" ATTENTION TO WELFARE OF CHILDREN
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XEW;i YORK April 9. Nikolai
Lenine! Soviet Premier of Russia has
gandli ffor-AVbrld -revolution aa thej
abandoned Ira campaign jof propa-
ganda for "world revolution tis 'ihc
trade pact with Great' Britain becomes
In lieSi of the programme of "terror
ism" Bussia has embraced the creed
of chilc(. welfare. For the first titte in
her history Russia is giving urc-csd-ence
to the welfare of her children
Food Is sill scarce but the children
are being fed while the soldiers g)
hungry.f " . 1
Red Cross Handicapped.
The change in policy ot the Soviet
vegiino in in par the work of Use In- To Ihij end the Amerlqan Relief Ad-
ternationnl Frienda' Senice Commit-ministration of which Herbert Hoover
tee of Amenfca and England.; 1 mil-(Secretary of -Commerce In President
rsctly. it is the-fruit dif the labors of jHardlngs Cabinet is .director-general
the American Red Cross afid the Amer-i has. donated food and clothing drugs
Jean Rclief . AuinlnislrationV which or-and oil and thousands upon thousands
GALLING STRIKE WITHOUT VOTE
HELD CONTRARY TO REGULATIONS
Government Issues fall for Volunteer Workers in Preira-
tio'n for Industrial Warfare; "Triple Alliance" of
. Unions Make Preparations for Battle. -
LIFE TERM IN
DEFENDANT FOUND GUILT1 OF
tfrRDER OF NEGRO IN GEORGIA
Sanitations of mercy have not bevjn
able o work directly" in behalf-of the
children of Russia due. to the aevef -
of gallons of milk to the American
Friends' "Service. Committee for distri-
bution by them in the areaS where
ance of official relations between thatmisery's hand is most tightly clenched
country and the United. States. On upon 'the lives "of the littlo folk. of
the other hand the American Frjoi-.dn"
Service Conunittec allied with Its
Enclish branch beine.nn interhutional
bodyhas assumed In mos"case3 tbe
role of agent for the American I'ed
Cross and the American Relief Ailmin-
isratiom ' 1
Quakers' Act As Agents.
Frederick J. J-ibby representative
of the American Friends' Service'Com-mittee;-with
headquarters in Philadel-
(CONTLNUED ON PACli FI'E.)
(COXTJDCUED OX PAGE TWO.)
ElfEI LIFE SEMTESGE
ILL DISTRICT GOUBT
TTND GDILTl OF XIT.DER IN
CONNECTION WITH KILLING
OF JOHN ZCHOYEC.
(Special to The Bulletin.) i
BELTON April -9. The jury in the j
trial of John Llewellyn charged with
the murder of John Zurovec return-
ed a "verdict of guilty and fixed the de-
fendamt's punishment at 99 years in
the penitentiary in a report to Judge'
Blair at 9 o'clock this morning. The
case was given to the jury shortly af-
ter 4 o'clock Friday afternoon.
Tike trial has been la-progress here
throughout the week and attracted
wliiecfread interest In Bell county.
Kmfyts City Man
1 Heads Directors :
: (By Associated Press)
.'DALLAS April f . Fraafc H. Crow-
U Mil Ararat MnvTii TTsnofao rffr
WM;eiecie preWent of the Shrine
TJractars Aseoclatkw North Aaier-
Scaiiodty. Kansas City was cheeea as
the fMHt conretieacity.
mXTKLY 9TIKL JtEFORT.
By Aaeoeis i eJ PrecB)
YOaK April f. The eathly
report of the United States
Caraoratimt '.MUMaaed loday;
&mpA itkrUm mtA Fbbraary;
After some time had been given to
a consideration of the entire matter
the Board voted unanimously in fa-
vor of a proposal to build a ward
school on the njorth side and to util-
ize whatever amount remains from the
65000 bond issue In the constructed
of a unit of the junior bighschool.
BILL TO PASS IN NEXT
CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATION
HELD BX EXECUTIVE COMMIT-
TEE WOMEN'S LEAGUE.
(By Associated Press.) '
I1ASHINGT0N April 9. A
'YYclaIlu to fourteen .million acres'
of land in Texas ami OkIalomst
incinfling the cities of Tnlsa and
Oklaljonm City and practically the
entire Burkbrirnett oil field Mas
filed ih (he Supreme Court today
in behalf of the Cherokee Inili-.ui
nation and supported by ii gov-
ernment patent issued by Presi-
dent fXan Bureau and certified as
authentic by the Interior Depart-
..ment. The jclai mis in the form of -a-petition
for permission to intervene
in the Rcil River bil lands case
an original suit between the States
of Texas ami Oklahoma and iuvov-
. inr jurisdiction over valuable oil
lands along the common bdtni-
IS CLAIM BIG AREA DEATH SENTENCE
AlMAtAi HfTIF INIIi 1
I nrn r iinniinov
(By Associated Press.)
COVINGTON Ga. April 9. The
jury in the Newton county superior
court here today found John Williams
guilty of the murder of a negro farm
hand to conceal peonage conditions
on his plantation. The jury recom-
mended mercy. The verdict under the
Georghi law automatlcalyy carried a
verdicKof life imprisonment.
Judge Atchesbn had the defendant
stand and after repeating to him the
verdict added "The verdict jt the
jury is the sentence of the court"
Motion for a new" trial was immediate-
The verdict which was read eigh
teen hours after the case went to the
jury was received calmly by Wil-
liams. A moment later his wifg and
ehildren began to sob and Williams
seemed to bestruggling to restrain
(By Associated Press.) .
T ONDON. April 9. Recruiting
I m volunteer worker and "safety
units" was energeticallyuegun fiy the
government today and others plans
were perfectedto meet the threat of a
widespread industrial tie-up ' next
Tuesday involving directly approxi-
mately two million workers y
Meanwhile however" reports-'from
various parts of England Scotland and
Wales indicate that the triple-alliance
executive board may have more to do
than the mere issuance of a strike de-
cree in order to bring- about a gener-
al strike and cessation of work by
the railway men transport workers
and miners. Word comes from Glas-
gow Liverpool Cardiff Edinburgh and
and other important centers that the
rank and file of union men are chal-
linging the right of the railway men's
executive body to call a strike with-.
out balloting by the men. Some of
the local bodies are also onnosed" to
a triple alliance strike
Two meetings were held today be-
tween Prime Minister Lloyd George
and the labor delegates. In the sec-
ond visit it is understood that the la--bor
delegates submitted proposals
growing out ot the meeting which the
executive board of he triple alliance
held during the mornings Lloyd
George remained firm la his insist-
ence upon the pre-eminence of the.
question of resuming primping: at "the
mines; It was said after this after-
noon's conference that anothr inter-
view betwen the Prime Minister ands
the railway and transport deieaptec'
nuui. m: arranged.
dnrv hrttt'eeu the states.
Joint M Taylor a grand-nephew
of General Zachary Taylor -attorney
for the Cherokee iuitiontil'd
the motion.! HOisnlri tli patent
had been discovered1 accideiitll?
amdiiir the papers of a deceased
chief of the tribe.
Found in Gulf:
i No Trace Crew
(By Associated Press.)
PANAMA CITY April 9. The -naval
balloon which 'had been
missing with five men since it left
the Pensacola naval station March
22na( was picked up in the Gulf
of Mexico late Friday by a fishing
- boat!' and brought here today.
There Is n trace of. the crew.
"Oklahoma City April 9. Attor-
ney General Frecllnp today 4 ex-
pressed doubt that the Cherokee
nation can Jay claim to fourteen
million acres of lands as indicat-
cd in flic petition tiled with the
.Failed States Supreme Court to-
day because it has no ofliciul or
legal status as a hntlom He suiil
hQwever. that it might be possiblc-
for individual descendants of
members of the nution to support
Texas Woman to
MOTION FOR JjEW TRIAL OVER-
RULED AND NOTICE OF APPEAL
ACCEPTED BY COURT.
(Special to The Bulletin)1'
TENNESSEE COURT SAYS
WIS ACCORDING TO LI
LEGALITY OF GOVERNOR .ROB-
ERTS' CERTIFICATION UPHELD
BY STATE COURT.
(By Associated Press.) '
CLEVELAND April 9. Predictions
that .the Sheppard-Towner maternity
and infancy bill will be passed in the
next congress were made today by
members of the; board of directors of j
the national League of Women Vot-
ers following an exciting session at
which .Mrs. Maude Park of Boston.
chairman of the League reported an
interview which she had had- "with
President Hardlngi The convention of
the League -will open here Monday.
" (By Associated Press v
'NEW YORK April 9. The -actual
condition of the clearing house banks
and trust companies for- the week
shows a deficit In reserves of $4-331?
320idue to the sdecrease of $lfe;si6i620
Lof'Iast week j
SOLDIEK I8ELIEF PLANS
(By? Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON April 9.T.he Na-
tional Diteblea iSoldiers League' today
approved recommendatioHg for the
CharleB G.-Da;we otttes"fc or-
mdmtimoCt :. -r4ama8slerric 1 Jar
the r rt tiktoH mUfcr
Judge MX. Smith'
News of tbe death of Judge M. C.
Smith' of' Bailiuger was received by
friends here today. His death occur
red Friday night and funeral arrange
ments are deferred.
Judge Smith was one of the oldest
anct best known lawyers of West Tex
as and has had a long" and brilliant
carcr At various times be has been
assdeiated With a number of'Brown-
woqd attorneys In various' matters of
litigation In West Texas courts.
Aviation xan transferred.
.(By Associated Fress)
FORT WORTH April 9. Lieuten-
ant "y. OMJo'dVe commander gf Bar-
r.bn TM&. -was transferred today to
JViillerFlliaStaten Island N. Yy He
ckme'hel'e Irrinr KeUey Field at San
L CHQLMELEX.30NES ETAINE'd.
WASHINGTON April Secretary
Mellon. today ahriouhced 'the !e"ap-
polntrpent!C Colonel JL Q. Cfiolnielex-'
(By Associated Press.)
ATJSTINTexas April 9. Mrs. S
M. N. TViarrs president of the Texas
Congress of IMothers and Parent-
Teachers' associations haa been in
yited tp attend' a conference ou the
community center to meet in Wash
ington ;. C April 23. to 23 The
meeting was called by P. P. Chtxtoh
commissioner of the .National Bureau
of Education with the co-operation
of the Community Organizations'
According to Commissioner Claxton
"the interest in community organiza
tion has become eo general its value
as a means of bringing together the
yvvpiv ivy yi:ij limit uuicuy uiiiv:iuu
ment mutual Instruction and - co
operation- and as an indispensable
agency for vitalizing -citizenship 'so
well tecofenized and the doslre fori
consistent practical plans for 'the
promotion s6 great? that there seems
to b special and urgent need at this
time for a nation wide conference on
"This confereccf?" the commis-
sioner said "will bring tagethor.the
lesults of experiments in 'community
organizations in various parts ofthe
country particularly in the District
of Columbia- whcVe an annual approp-
riation of $36.00.00 is. made by the
United States congress for the use. of
community centers in the' scluipls
From IheHp results and other .dfite
definite plans df procedure illj bo
formulated' -which will be wxvaA in
BELTON April 9. George ft
llornsby of Brown county was
sentenced to be "Jlanged" by the
neck nntll dead" by District Judge
Blair in the .Bell county district
court today following adverse ac-
tion by the' court on a motion by
llorn'sby's attoneys foe a new-
trial. The motion was overruled
at 12:15 p. m. The death sentence
was-suspended landing appeal of
th case to the higher court-notice
of which was given Iinmediately
after the court's action.
. The defense motion "for a new trial
was based upon the words prove his
attempt toreak jail" which it was
r.laimed. anneared at the ton of a sheet
of barer on which. Hornsby had. writ
ten "John "Brown" 1 "Jones" and
"Wright." during his testimony In the
trial of the case. This paper had been
handed to the jury in the trial It was
rinimed. All the iurorS in the case
were put oh tlicstand-and each testir
fied that the words had not been seen
and that an attempt to break jail had
not been discussed in the jury room
or In the decision of the case.
Hornsby took -more Interest in to-
day's proceedings than during his re-
cent trial here. He stood quietly and
dienified while the sentence of the
court was pronounced. His fingers
twitched nervously and he swallowed
three times in an effort to restrain his
emotion. There Avere but few persons
in- the court room.
George F. Hornsby was convicted in
the Bell county . district court on
chance of venue from Brown county
on a charge of murdering J. N. WeiM-
ertfy at Brownwood October 18th 1920
the trial Having been held here during
the week of March 14th..
KM: Ffflff LABOR
with towi mm
SITUATION EAIER" THAN IN
SEVERAL YEARS ACCORDING.
(By Associated Press.) -NASHVILLE
April 9. The Tones
3ee Supreme Court todav sustained as
legal the process by which Governon
Jloberts certified to the Federal State
Department the ratification of the
woman suffrage amendment- by the
state legislature. The court auirmed
the actiou of Chiet Justice Lansdea in
Issuing writs under which the Gover-
Rowan Trial to
Begin at Abilene
- "About May 2nd
(By Associated Press)
'ABILENE April 9. District Attor-
liey Gunningham indicated today that
thVjfcrial of Albert Rowan for murder
in connection with the killing of a
Dallas postal clerk in the substation
robbery scheduled here on change of
venue will be taken up in -the third
week of' court which begins ATiril 18th.
This would place the trial about May
(By Associated Press.) ' 4
WASHINGTON. April 9. The De-
partment of Agriculture announced
today that the farm labor situation in!
the United States is "decidedly eas
ier" than it has been for years. Re
ports ot the Bureau of Crop Estimates
on April 1st showed that the perceiu-
age of normal supply was 95.2 and the
relative demand 10S.S. Th& south re-
ported a labor supply in excess of de-
mand notwithstanding reduced wag-
es. The western states generally re-
ported wages considerably reduced and
the supply ot labor amply.
HAVANA BANK TYLOSES.
(By Associated Press.)
. HAVANA April 9; The Banco Na-
ciorial do. Cuba suspendod payment to-
day taking advantage of the liquida-
tion law recently adopted by Congress
Failure to obtain a loan in the Unlten
States is" believed to be the cause of
the decision to close.
Only Recourse Is
" In Courts Jhiiiks ;
(By Associated Press)
LITTLE ROCK April 9. Tke union
heads who were deported Wednesday
from Harrison where thejr were di-
recting the strike ot employes ot the
Missouri and North Arkansas rail-
road have no recourse exceptthrough
the courts in the opinion ot Governor
McRae announced today. -
RETIRED ADMIRAL DIES.
' (By Associated Press)
EL PASO April 9. Rear Admiral
Frank Harvey Bailey retired S3 years
olddIed suddenly at the Union! Sta-
tion here today while waiting for a
train. He was enroute to his;liome.ia
Gowanda New York. He had been ill
in El Paso for a week.
flexible ;inapplicftkjn . ana.
naive lUfcnurpose-. anr;-;by.
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CHAMBERS OF CO MMERCE TO MEET'.
AND DISCUSS METHODS OF AIDING
HOOVER DEVELOPING BUSINESS
DALLAS. April 9.James Z. George
chairman of the stato chamber of
commerce division of the National As-
sociation of Commercial Secretaries-
announced today a meejins of all the
state Chambers of Commerce wilt be
held at Atlantic? City tJ;-J..April 26t.
to. plan co.-operalidn with .Secretary
of i-Comnierce. Heover ani tae Cham-.
mal. ' 4
Mr. George who also ls: - teaeral
manager of the Texas CtoliAer of
Commerce aid Secretary ?Hftfhad
assured htm that the ccerati of
state commercial organiiatisiw la lay-
in? the steppinr stbnei-lW1"" ff-
pansion of domtctl'c aaA toutif&-
WllPbe eleoroid- Tlw ielMHB-bers'liieetliicVVni-bf
fer Wwwai; '-Wv.
Statee laAtJanUo City.
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