Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 206, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 15, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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BROWNWOOD TEXAS TUKSDAY. JUNE 13 1!0J.
FIREMEN BELIEVE GOULD
WILL MAKE REPLY TO APPEAL
Texas A- Pacific Engineers Say Gould
- Will Decide Against the
Texarkana Texas June 15. Belief
Is expressed here today by the rail-
iroad circle that George Gould will de-
cide and reply to the firemen's ap-
peal as soon as presented. Gould has
already been apprised of the situa-
tion and the end&the trouble which
if it results in a strike will involve all
his other lines. The Texas and Pa-
cific engineers say that George Gould
-will decide against the firemen but
nvlll offer other advantages to the em-
ployees which will practically result
in a compromise.
Sirs. May King Lynes and W. E.
Hixon were quietly married at S:15
Jo?clock last night by Rev. Jno. W.
fSinith at his residence 207 E. Chan-
dler street The- marriage Tvas a com-
plete surprise to the many friends of
Mrs. Lynes. Mr. Hlxon is connected
with the Surety Bonding & Loan com-
pany of Syracuse N. Y. Atlanta Ga.
and Tampa. Fla. and is a gentleman
ot most pleasing address and portly
tearing. The bride is the daughter of
our former fellow townsman H. R.
King and a sister of Dr. Guy T. King.
She has lived for many years in
Brownwood and is known to a very
large majority of the citizens who love
and honor her.
Mr. and Mrs. Hixon will remain in
-Brownwood .for a few days and will
.then go to Atlanta for the summer.
From Atlanta they go to Tampa Fla.
where Mr. Hixon has prepared a homej
for his bride.
Jake Oliver a well known character
.aDtwi lm nasi "cvii i""-" i i
upon a warrant sworn out under the .
old vagrancy law
WILL ATTRftGT INVESTORS
Brownwood Has Much to Offer in Way Of
Commercial Values and Wants Manu-
? facturing Industries.
Brownwood's business men like the
Idea of a special illustrated edition of
the Bulletin to be Issued in July and
along the lines mentioned in last even-
ing's issue. They realize that this
city.now is at the point in its career
where industrial enterprises with
Tegular pay rolls will do more to in-
crease this community's prestige as a
distributing and banking center than
anything else. And the way to get
such enterprises is to go after them
good and strong through the Bulletin.
Such a showing can be madethrough
the illustrated special edition as will
attract the attention of investors to
Brownwood. Wichita Falls has re-
cently secured two more big brick
plants and a cotton compress and
Quanah has landed a foundry a cigar
factory an overalls and glove factory
Miss Glenn Lacy entertained the
Phllathea class of the Methodist
church yesterday afternoon at her
home on College street The after-
noon was pleasantly spent at games
and conversation. Delicious refresh-
ments consisting of cream and cake
Mrs. Sutor is in the city today from
Bangs where she has just closed a suc-
cessful meeting. Mrs. Sutor it will
be remembered was in Brownwood
some time ago and delivered several
lectures at the Christian church.
Tonight aud Wednesday un-
settled weather; showers to-
night or "Wednesday.
Mrs. M. E. Abney left this morning
for Wlnchell where she will spend sev-
eral flays "visiting with relatives.
BIUGGS APPOINTED TO
SUCCEED LOUIS FISHER.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
Austin. Texas June 15. Governor
Campbell returned this morning from
Mineral Wells and appears worn oiit
notwithstanding the several days of
rest at the resort. -His first act upon
return was the appointment of Clay
S. Briggs member of the Thirtieth
legislature as judge of the Tenth Ju-
dicial District Court at Galveston to
succeed Louis Fisher who recently
WILL SUCCEED HER HUSBAND
AS TAX ASSESSOR.
Special to Dally Bulletin.
Tyler Texas June 15. The county
commissioners this morning appoint-
ed Mrs. T. W. Jarvis as tax assessor
of Smith county to fill the unexpired
term of her husband who died se--eral
weeks ago. Mrs. Jarvis was ap-
pointed over twelve other applicants.
FACES JURY CHARGED "WITH
KILLING HIS TENANT.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
McKinney Texas June 15. The
case of J. W. StClair a wealthy mer-
chant of Blueridge and a large land
owner who Is charged with killing his
tenant J. A Cundlff went to trial this
morning in the district court. The
trial is attracting much interest in this
WITH MURDER OF ELDERS.
Special to Daily Bulletin-
Fort Worth Texas. June1 15. Clar-
ence Ambrose was re-arrested this
morning charged with the murder of
Charles E. Elders who died last night
from the bullet wound inflicted by Am-
brose Saturday night. Ambrose waiv-
ed examining trial and was released
on $7500 bond.
DeWitt F. Abney returned last night
from Georgetown where he has just
finished the Bachelor of Arts course
in Southwestern University.
and a steam laundry; these were done
through the illustrated editions of the
newspapers of those enterprising
cities published but a'short time ago.
This is the day of community advertis-
ing. The wide awake 'city pushes its
advantages through the columns of Its
local newspaper usually an illastrat-
ed number such as the Bulletin is pre-
paring. Brownwood has much to of-
fer in the way of commercial advant-
ages and wants manufacturing. and in-
dustrial enterprises in return. Brownwood-
can get these Industries. Help
make the Bulletin illustrated special
a musing success. Every business
man who has thought the matter over
commends the purpose of the publish-
ers of this paper in undertaking tn
print the special edition mentioned iL
last evening's issue.
W. R. Hickman who lives in tin
north end of the cquhty. was in town
3-esterday enroute home from a visit
to his sister at Goodnight Mr. Hick-
man la highly pleaded with the Good-
night country and especially so with
the herd of buffalo which he inspected
on the Goodnight ranch.
Mr Bowden head of the firm of
Bowden Bros. house furnishers and
grocerymen told the want ad man" to-
day that since they have b n adver-
tising in the Bulletin want columns
their business has been increasing
every day in spite of the fact that they
are a new firm here and this the dull
season of the yean. If an ad jll help j
them it would you. Try one" and .reap
the results. '
Mrs. Henry Buck has returned from
Fort Worth where she visited Iter
brother Ed Stanley. Mrs. Ed Stan-
ley returned with her and will spend
a short time vjjting here.
Chas. E. Keith has returned to- his
home at Altus Okla. after a very
pleasant visit to his sister Mrs. G. B.
Selection of Jury Was Made Yesterday Out
Of Special Venire of One Hundred Tales-
The work of selecting a jury in the
; Milt Dupree murder case was complet
ed yesterday afternoon and early this
morning the state began to introduce
evidence. The jurors selected are J.
F. Parsons W. A Cashlon S. P. Keel-
er J. H. Butler J. L. Mann H. A.
Bailey G. C. Levlsay Henry Manuel
iW.'H. Kilgore N T. Bruton L. L.
I Childers aud P. Gilbert. These gentle-
! men are all well known in the county
and their verdict in the case will satis-
! fv Mm nnnnln
The Dupree case Is the only murder
case on the docket and naturally it at-
tracts more attention than any other
case to come up for trial. Dupree is
charged with the murder of Conde
Carnes on or about December 24. The
defendant claims self-defense alleging
that Carnes was advancing upon him
with a knife. Carnes after being shot
by Dupree lingered for a couple of
days and died.
The first witness today was Fred
Carnes who stated in substance that
he was. with the deceased prior to and
at the time. .-of .the shooting that the
deceased was drinking and that he was
overbearing when drunk. The witness
stated that the trouble first came up
between Joe Conner himself and the
deceased that the defendant interfered
and the deceased turned towards Du-
pree who was" iornc distance towards
the front of the club room in which
; the difficulty-occurred ne said Carnes
jjildijnot "have-jti .knife that he could see
land that" he believed he could have1
seen a knife had Carnes had one. The
'witness further stated that after tin1
i 'hooting Carnes said he did hot know
j why Duprt-e shot him. . In the cross
examination it was brought out that
Conde Carne's and Jerry Green had had
trouble a few hours before the shoot-
ing and that Carnes had a knife; The
witness also said that he hair- tak'en
the deceased to the home of his mother
in ordjer to prevent further trouble. "
Mrs. Conde Carnes was put on the
stand and she testified that they
brought her husband home In a
wounded condition and that he died
later. She said -he said to her when
they laid him upon the gallery "I am
surely gone this time I hate to leave
you' all in such a condition." The
witness further testified that her hus-
band carried a metal-handle knife for
some time before his death that he
used It to clean birds with and seldom
carried it away from the home unless
he was going hunting. She took the
knife from his pockets the -morning
following the shooting
The state offered testimony of other
witnesses who swore that Carnes was
neither advancing upon or threatening
Dupree at the- time of the shootiug.
FoUr Inch Rain Fall in Two Hours Putting
Railroads and Other Enterprises Out
Soeclal to Dally Bulletin.
Childress. Texas "June 15 The
cloudburst which struck this city this
morning caused thousands of dollars
damage. The Fort Worth and Denver
railroad yards and shops are flooded
to the depth of 2(5 inches and the main
track and yards are badly washed.
Five hundred felk of the main line was
washed completely away. Locomo-
tives are. being used at the shops to
pump -the water from ilia turntable
and the basement of the store-room.
The shops are shut down today and
the men are busy moving the mud and
water from the buildings1. Many of
the houses are standing in a lake of
The state rested its case Immediately
after .dinner and the defense began
The defense put Joe Stilwell on the
stand and he swore that he had been
an officer in Brownwood and that he
knew the deceased and knew his gen-
eral reputation to be that of a bad and
dangerous man. Here the counsel for
the state refused to question the wit-
nessand he was dismissed. Counsel
agreed on evidence of different officers
and 4hey were not placed upon the
The first important witness placed
upon the stand by the defense- was
Jack Brewer who swore that he was
an eye witness to the shooting and
that .Carnes was advancing upon Du-
pree with a knife when the shot was
fired. He said he entered the club
about five minutes before the fight
came up between Joe Connor and
Conde and Fred Carnes that Carnes
struck Conner and knocked him back
In the corner and then turned upon
him (Brewer) and struck him. across
the face that Dupree came In and
pushed Carnes back and that Carnes
turned upon Dupree and followed him
several feet. The witness said Carnes
had an open knife in his hand at the
time he struck him and kept it in his
hand while advancing upon 'Dupree.
On cross examination it developed
that Brewer was summoned to appear
before the grand jury in session im-
mediately after the shooting that he
camiPHo town and talked with certain
parties and -then returned home refus-
ing to . go before the grand jury be-
cause the summons was HQt legal he.
having been summoned over the
phone. . When pinned down the wit-
ness said he was sick and for that
reason did not go before the grand
Brewer was followed by witness
Alexander who was also an eye wit-
ness to the shooting. Alexander said
he saw Dupree take hold of Conde
Carnes and tell liim that he could not
have such carryings on In his place
that Carnes turned upon Dupree and
advanced with a knife until he was
shot Alexander swore that he saw a
knife in Carnes hand and when con-
fronted with his written statement
made on the night of the shooting said
the sayings alleged therein were not
true. The statement said that the
witness did not see any weapons ex-
cept thegun used by Dupree. Today
he swore that he saw a knife In the
hand of the deceased .and that he so
Ibid the district attorney on the night
of the killing.
Following Alexander Gaines Scott
was placed upon the stand and test!-
water. The Cicero Smith. Lmnher
company suffers much loss a largo
amount of lumber being washed out of
the yard. Lake Killer Lake Scott and
City Lake are full to overflowing in-
suring an abundance of water for the
city for three years. The light and
power plant is out of commission on
account of the flood and the city is In
darkness. It has rained here for tlie
past nine days and the cround is well
soaked. The rain that fell this morn
ing is estimated at four inches which
fell in two hours. Water in the streets
i3 six inches deep and many farms
are under water.
SENATOR BUCKLEY RENOUNCES
dpecial to Dally Bulletin:
Washington D. C June 15. Sena-
tors Culberson and Bailey were on
hand early this morning when the sen-
ate tried to observe the new order of
beginning the session at 10 o'clock.
Sherman called the meeting and the
tariff hill was immediately taken up.
Senator Buckley of Connecticut lead
off in denouncing the Philippine to-
bacco and it is expected that Culber-
son will follow in the same manner
having in mind East Texas tobacco.
WILL DISCUSS PROHIBITION
AND SUNDAY CLOSLNG.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
San Antonio Texas June 15. The
feature ot the Texas Pharmaceutical
Association which convened here to-
day for its third annual convention
will be the discussion of state-wide
prohibition and Sunday closing of drug
GRANTED $10000 BAIL.
Special to Daily Bulletin:
Dallas Texas June 15. Roy Terry
Indicted for the murder of his brother
Dr. Hugh Terry was granted a writ
of habeas corpus by Judge Seay In
criminal court this morning and was
granted $10000 bail.
TEN JURORS SECURED.
Special tcDally Bulletin:
Fort Worth Texas June 15. Up to
noon ten jurors had been secured in
the case of Ike Knight charged with
the murder' of his son-in-law Ed Lar-
mon and it is expected that the other
two will be secured some time this' af-
ternoon and the trial will commence
Immediately. Judge Simmons is hear-
ing the case.
.MADE BOND IN TWENTY-
FOUR LOCAL OPTION CASES.
Milt Dupree on Saturday made bond
in twenty-four local option and con-
tempt cases. The bonds were forfeited
in county court some months ago.
GHT CONVERSIONS AT
BAPTIST TENT REVIVAL
Evangelist Holland Makes a Special Plea For
Renewed Consecration Among the Church
Members and Workers.
Last night's meeting under the tent
on the college campus was well at-
tended and there was a fine interest.
Evangelist Holland made an appeal
to the church for a renewed consecra-
tion and a vigorous service in winning
the unsaved to Ghrlst. There was a
very general ' and hearty response at
the close of the sermon when he made
a proposition for the church to get
to work with renewed Interest in the
meeting. In every respect yesterday
was consldereu a remarkably fine day
for the meeting. Monday Is usually
dreaded In revival work there being
a reaction from the great crowds and
strain of Sunday. Yet there were a
total- of eight public professions of
This morning's meeting under the
tent was largely attended and an un-
usually deep spirit pervaded the aud-
ience. Evangelist Holland spoke this
mornjng upon "United Prayer." There
were many covenants entered into by
groups of two or three to pray Tor the
salvation of Individual soulsrelying
on the promise of Christ that where
two shall agree on earth as touching
fled to things said by the deceased to
him after the shooting.
The defense is moving along rapidly
with testimony and the indications are
that the case will be completed some
Judge G. H. Goodsan of Comanche
and Judge B. D Shropshire of Fort
Worth are assisting District Attorney
Walter U. Early in. ta- prosecution of
Dupree. Jenkins & McCartney Harri-
son and Scott are counsel for defense.
There are a large number of wit-
nesses in attendance upon the court
today and the seats in the court room
are pretty well filled with visitors.
J. F. Little of San Angelo was" in
the city -yesterday on his way home
from a visit to relatives' at Comanche.
GYGLONE UPROOTS TREES
AND UNROOFS HOUSES
Small Cyclone Siwejis North San An-
tonio Doinir .Much Damaire to
Special to Dai"7 Bulletin.
San Antonio Tejcas June 15. This
city was swept last night by a small
cyclone which uprooted trees at Alamo
and Laurel Heights In the northern
part of the city. Two houses under
course of construction were demolish-
ed. Several chimneys were blown
down and a number of houses unroof-
ed. The damage done will amount to
several thousand dollars. No one was
seriously injured.. A heavy rainfall
followed the storm and floods are re-
ported In some sections.
SECOND AND THIRD WEEK
Judge Jno. W. Goodwin ha3 recalled
the second and third week jurors dis-
missed a few weeks ago in order that
those living in the country might have
a chance to do their planting. These
jurors will report for service on June
21 and 28.
. Rev. I. S. Asburn with his family
will leave tonight for Detroit Texas
where they will make their future
home. Mr. Ashburn has been in
Brownwood in the interest of the or-
der of the Columbian Woodmen and
has been quite successful In his work.
He had planned to move to Comanche
to continue the same work but re-
ceived orders from headquarters to
organize a lodge in Sherman so Is
moving back to his old home at De-
troit where he will be near.
Rev. C R. Wright left yesterday
morning for a ten days stay in George-
town where he will instruct a class of
under-graduates of preachers This
Is a work he has been doing for the
church for several years by appoint-
ment of the conference.
( anything they shall aspt shall be
There are prayermeetings this af-
ternoon at a number of places In town.
The young women have a prayer
meeting at the home of Miss Lela
Early. The young girls will meet at
the church and the business men at
the Empire Furniture company store.
There will be especial prayer meeting
for young men in the business depart-
ment room of the college at S o'clock
sharp. The young men arranged to
be present who are interested in the
meeting. Also there will be a prayer
meeting for boys in the Bible depart-
ment room at the college at the same
Evangelist Holland will speak at
S:.n0 under the tent. His theme to-
night .will be addressed especially to
men. He most earnestly and cordially
invites every man In town to come.
Evangelist Holland assures the men
that he will not attempt to create
embarrasing situations for them but
does urge that they come and give
him a hearing.
The meeting tomorrow will be at 10
o'clock in the morning under the tent
j and at S:30 at night.
Harvey Baugh who has been teach-
ing In Howard Payne College the past
year will attend the State University
at Austin next year.
Miss Francis Wilkinson has return-
ed from school in Virginia.
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Special to Daily Bulletin:
Fort Worth Texas. June 15. Cattle
receipts 1700; hogs 1000. Steers me-
dium slow tops $5.40; cows fair
steady tops $3.40; calves fair lower
tops $5.W; hogs fair higher tops
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Mayes, Will H. Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 206, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 15, 1909, newspaper, June 15, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth344800/m1/1/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.