The Daily Express. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 304, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 31, 1907 Page: 2 of 14
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THE SAN ANYUNIO DAILY EXPRESS: THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 31. 1007.
CERTAINLY WORTH TRYING.
Says Many Persons Here Can Be
Made Happy Again By
Tyttr— is much Rheumatism here
now that the following advice by an
fml..ent authority will be highly appre-
ciated by those who suffer.
Gel from any good pharmacy one-
half ounce Kluid Extract Dandelion, one
ounce Compound Kargotl, three ounces
of Compound Syrup of Sarsa.oarllla.
Shake these well In ft bottle and take
In teanpoonful doses fitter each meal and
«t bedtime; aluo drink plenty of good
it is clKlmed that there are few vle-
tlms of this dread and tortuous dln-
ea:<e who will fall to find ready relief
In tliln simple home-made mixture, MMd
In most oases a permanent cure Is the
Till' simple recipe is said to
gtrnnffthen and cleanse the ellmlnatlve
tissues of the Kidneys so that thpy can
filter and strain from the blood and
system the poisons, acids and waste
matter, which cause not only Rheuma-
tism, but numerous other diseases. Ev-
ery man or woman here who feels that
their kidneys are not healthy and active,
or who suffers from any urinary trouble
whatever, should not hesitate to make up
tills mixture, as It Is certain to do much
good, and may save you from much
misery and suffering after awhile.
FOR THE MEN
Reforms Determined Upon by War
Department in Hopes of Stop-
ping the Complaints.
WILL SAVE SOLDIERS
TlUlE AND HONEY
RIGHTS OF PARENT
Court Holds Father Cannot Re*
cover Damages Because Girl
Married Under Age.
CASE GROWS OUT OF
ISSUANCE OF LICENSE
J>ally Express Austin Bureau.
AUSTIN, Tex., Oct. .10.—A» novel case
was decided by the Third Court of Civil
Appeals, the case coming from Franklin
county, the decision of the District
Court of that county being affirmed.
Tlio case grew out of the issuance by
T, B. Banister, County Clerk of Krank-
lln county, of a marriage license to a
daughter of J. O. Jackson. The daugh-
ter was but 14 years of age and Jackson
brought suit for damages because he had
been deprived of the services of Ills
daughter ud to the time she could law-
fully marry. No criminal charge ;s
Chief Justice Fisher In writing the
opinion says the evidence shows the girl
could have become the common law wife
of the man, regardless of whether t,.a
license had been issued and therefore,
th 1 appellant cannot recover. The women
wart legally married and after the mar-
riage of a woman the right of a parent
to demand her service* ceases.
LOCAL CASE AFFIRMED.
8upreme Court Sustains Judgment In
8an Antonio Loan and Truat
Company vs. Lonergan,
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31,-Actlng Sec-
retary Oliver of the War Department has
determined upon reforms in the army in
order to make the service more attractive
for the enlisted men. Congress will be
asked for more money for the men, and
the War Department will endeavor to
correct some conditions causing com-
plaints by exerting executive authority.
One of the principal cauaes of dissat-
isfaction among the men has been the
practice of issuing toilet necessities pre-
scribed by army regulations, and taking
the cost out of the enlisted, men's first
month's pay. This would set him back
IB or $7, and it is believed to be the
reason desertions have been more numer-
ous among men who have served only a
An order Issued today by General Oliver
provides that the soldier shall receive his
first razor, toothbruth, soup and similar
articles without cost to him, but there-
after he must keep his toilet kit supplied.
Th>> average annual enlistments are about
20,000 men. but it is estimated that the
•hange will coat the Government only
about $60,000 a year.
Another reform will provide that dally
gymnastics shall be thirty minutes In-
stead of an hour, arid that the time shall
be fixed other than immediately following
drill duty. The weekly marches have been
dispensed with. Horeafter the men take
their "hikes'' once a month.
General Oliver intends to eliminate the
character of work that must be done
around army posts by enlisted men. At
some of the large posts where the grounds
are extensive, these tasks have grown
enormously and the work is not all of a
character that should be done by sol-
diers. To put an end to this will re-
quire an approoriatlon In order to have
the work done by civilian labor.
Still another recommendation will be In
the direction of Improving the rations.
These are now issued so generously that
by good management the cooks make snv-
ings and some company quartermaster Is
able to turn these over for butter and
milk, which are not supplied to the sol-
diers by the Government. General Oliver s
plan is to reduce the supply of rations
to actual needs and Issue butter and milk
so that all companies will fare the same.
Daily Express Austin Bureau.
AUSTIN. Tex.. Oct. 30.—The Supreme
Court today affirmed the Judgment of
the Bexar County District Court in th«\
case of the San Antonio I.,oan & Trust
Company vs. Thomas Lonergan & Co.,
Suit was brought on the bonds of the
contractors, as principals, and the Ameri-
can Surety Company for an alleged
breach of contract, alleging that after
a building at Navarro and Commerce
Streets had been nearly completed part
of it fell down. The contractors de-
murred, saying it was no fault of the
material used or of tne contractors. The
contractors were under bond of $47,500
and judgment was ordered against them
by the trial court. Lonergan appealed.
As far as the case affects the contractors
tiie case is affirmed, and on other points
It is reversed and remanded. The Judg-
ment. is as follows:
"It Is ordered that the Judgment of
the District Court and of the Court of
Civil Appeals In favor of the San An-
tonio Loan and Trust Company against
Thomas Lonergan be and the same Is
In all things affirmed. And It is further
ordered that the Judgment of said courts
111 favor of the flan Antonio Loan and
Trust Company against the American
Surety Company be and the same sre
reversed and remanded for trial, except
as to the Issues determined by the Judg-
ment ns between the San Antonio Loan
and Trust Company and Thomas Loner-
gan. It Is ordered that the San Antonio
Loan and Trust Company recover all
costs of all the courts os against Thomas
Lonergan ano John Rapp, but that the
American Surety Company recover of
tiie said San Antonio Loan and Trust
Company Its costs in the Court of Civil
Appeals and in this court."
CASE IS 3ET~FOR TODAY.
Brown County Local Option Question
to Be Heard.
Dally Express Austin Bureau,
• AUSTIN, Tex., Oct. 30—The applica-
tion of Milt Dupree and John Byrd, from
Brown County, for a writ of hebeas
corpus was set today by the Supreme
Court for hearing tomorrow morning at
MAIN CASE OF
Judgment of Ouster and $1,23,6*
Penalties Argued in
OF THE CONTESTANTS
Brown County Is local option and the
District Judge issued an Injunction re-
straining Byrd & Dupree from selling
KEEP IT IN MIND
KEEP IT IN MIND
eiutrr. niiMi * ••
Intoxicating liquors. They were arrested
011 a charge of violating the court's In-
junction and now ask for u writ of
Supreme Court Proceedings. \
Dally Express Austin Bureau.
AUSTIN. Tex., Oct. 30.-The following
proceedings were had In the Supreme
Certified questions answered: M. Cohen
vs. Minor Moore et al., McLennan Coun-
ty: Emily Berry vs. D. W. Powell et al.,
Harrison; Mary Freeman vs. Collier
Racket Company et al., Galveston;
Joseph Nalle vs. City of Austin. Travis.
Mandamus dismissed for want of Juris-
diction: R. H. Oldham vs. J. J. Terrell,
Commissioner, et al.
Affirmed in part and reversed and re-
manded In part: Thomas Lonergan et
al. vs. Sail Antonio Loan and Trust
Motions for permission to file petitions
for mandamus granted atvl causes set for
Nov. 20: H. G. Ross vsr J. J. Terrell,
Commmlssloner. etc.; J. 8. Evans vs. J.
J. Terrell, Commmissioner, etc.; Tony
DeGraiier vs. John W. Stephens, Comp-
Motion to file petition for mandamus
granted and cause set for Nov. 27: T.
B. Adams vs. J. J. Terrell, Commis-
sioner. et al.
Reset for Nov. 27: Henry Gaddis vs.
J. J. Terrell. Commissioner, etc., et al.
Causes submitted: J. Y. Allen vs. B.
W. Camp, independent executor, et al.,
Harris; Galveston, Harrisburg A San An-
tonio Railway Company vs. James
Powers, Bexar; Gulf, Colorado & Santa
Fe Railway Company vs. R. G. Griggs,
Johnson; Annie P. Krause et al. vs. City
of El Paso, El Paso.
Court of Criminal Appeal*.
Special Telegram to The Express.
litlifjtt, Tex., Oct. 30.— proceedings in
the Court of Criminal Appeals follow:
Atiirmed— lixp.irle. Brumbaugh from
urayson, Jim Brown trom uunar, i<,a
Washington trom Marion, Etta Ia'wis
(two cases) trom Mcbennim, Jini Searles
from Jvacogdoclies. Martha James Soi-
liait ano James Jones trom Panola, Wm-
Iletd ucott trom Tarrant.
lieversect and Kemandefl—J. D. Adams
and John Howies Jr. from Henderson, T.
K. amitn trom Alci^ennan, Jim Weaver
Trom Nacogdoches. Oamasto Gonzales
from Nuces. Wilt Prescott troin Potter,
.'lyde Gorman trom Upshur.
Keverscd and Dismissed—KtrK Counter-
man trom Nacoddoctiei
hYanclto Rivera trot.
\\ imams tron w ooa.
Motion tor Ker.eurmis
Baxter trom Mason, \
Dally Express Austin Bureau.
AUSTIN, Tex, Oct. 30.— Another chap-
ter in the Waters-Fierce Oil case whs
closed today by the submission of the
main cas\ ill which the State secured
a Judgment of ouster and for penalties
amounting to II,*23,900, to the Court of
Civil Appeals, for the Third Supreme Ju-
Tim company was represented by John
D. Johnson of St. Louis, Mr. Storey of
Boston, a member of the firm of Storey,
Thorndyke, Palmer & Thayer; George
Clark of Waco; D. W. Odell of Cle-
burne; N. A. Stedman and Cochran &
Penn of Austin. The State was repre-
sented by R. V. Davidson, Attorney Gen-'
eral; Assistant Attorney General Light-
foot. County Attornty J. W. Brady. Allen
& Hart and Gregory A Batts. The ar-
guments in the case for the company
were made by Messrs, Stedman, Storey
and Cochran. The argumfnts for the
State were made by Attorney General
Devldson, Mr. LiglHfoot, County Attor-
ney Brady and G. W. Allen.
The principal contentions of the com-
pany were that the Court erred in not
granting a ehango of venue and erred
in not charging the Jury that the Acts
of 190.!, ameliorated the punishment of
1899 and In overruling their flea of lim-
itation against the collection of penalties
for more than two years.
Assistant Attorney General Llghtfoot
reviewed the entire case, setting forth
the State's contention and the facts in
support thereof shown by the record.
Attorney General Davidson supported the
action of the lower court in refusing a
change of venue end also discused the
correctness of the Court's charge to the
Fine Not Excessive.
The atgument of County Attorney
Brady waa devoted to combatting the
contention that the Act of 1899 provided
ex essive fines and penalties, showing
by argument that <1500 a day was not
excessive considering the extent of the
business, the character of the violations
and the length of time that the law
had been violated, that the large size
of the judgment could not he consid-
ered by the Court, it being a continuing
offense, that if the amount a day Is not
unreasonable then the number of days
on which they violated the law could
not make it unreasonable, illustrating
with the fact that If a man robs twentv
houses in one night he could not com-
plain of excessive fines if he was con-
victed In each Instance, that the mere
size of the iudgment cannot make It ex-
cessive. He also discussed the suffi-
ciency of the evidence to support th-
Judgment and made a strong argument
for the State.
D W. Allen, for the State, discussed
the question of limitation and ameliora-
tion of punishment.
The case was thoroughly argued on
both sides, each side urging with greit
ty their -
sel for the State will argue the receiver-
earnestness and ability their respective
claims The Attorney General and conn
Calls for Money Practically Satis-
fied, Most Urgent Needs Being
West of the Mississippi.
NEW ORLEANS ONE OF
THE TROUBLED POINTS
NEW YORK, Oct. 30.—The financial
situation today was so nearly normal
that there were few new features of
importance. It was stated by bankers
that the calls for money from the neigh-
borhood of New York and the entire
East appeared to be practically satisfied,
us) such calls for currency of an urgent
Character as were being received came
River. Whese calls are being met us fust
as conditions permit.
Mr. Williams, the new Slate Superln-
tendunt of Banking, gathered lip most of
the cash in the suspended banks today
and deposited it with institutions, there-
by adding several million dollars to the
funds Available In the nui'rkct. The
debit balances ugainst banks ul the clear-
ing house were smaller thun usual nor-
mal uonditlons, all such balances aggre-
gating only a little more than $9,000,000
on clearings of *266,000,000.
Looking Toward New Orleans.
One of the poirtts at which the most
serious pressure for money Is expected
is New Orleans, In order to finance the
movement of the cottoai crop. The pres-
sure there is always heavy at this season
of the year and promises to be more In-
tense this year than usual unless special
preparations are made. The Now Orleans
bankers appear to be fully alive to the
situation and were endeavoring today
to arrange for transfers of money from
ship matter in the Federal Court at
Fort Worth on next Monday, Nov. 4.
Mr Storey is a law partner of Bradley
W. Palmer, who obtained the appoint-
ment of the receiver by Judge Bryant.
It has been remarked about the num-
ber of distinguished counsel that have
appeared In first one court and then an-
other for the Waters-Pierce Oil Com-
pany In its legal troubles in thl? prose-
cution. Among them the following ai">
noticed: Storev. Thorndyke, Palmer
Thayer of Boston, Elliott & Cary of
New York. Priest. Johnson & Richards
of St. T^ouls. Head & Dillard of Sher-
man. Capps, Canty, Hanger A Short if
Fort Worth. E. B. Perkins of Dallas,
Hark *■ Bolllntfer 0f Waco, D. \V. Odell
of Cleburne, N. A. Stedman and Cochran
,4 Penn of Austin.
MAY GO TO"WASHINGTON.
Hawkins Will Likely Represent the
Stats in Supreme Court Case.
Dally Express Austin Bureau.
AUSTIN, Tex.. Oct. 30.—W. K Hawkins
First Assistant Attorney General, will
probably go to Washington some time
early In November where he will repre-
sent the State In the case of D. Sullivan,
plaintiff in error, vs. the Stateof Texas.
The case involves a 55,000-acre tract of
land in Hidalgo County. In the Travis
County District Court the State recovered
13 0R5 acres. The case was affirmed by
the Court of Civil Appeals and a writ of
error to the Supreme Court of the State
was refused on account of lack of Juris-
diction. The case is now pending In the
Supreme Court of the United States.
Nalle Case From Travis Dismissed
By Supreme Court,
Daily Express Austin Bureau.
AUSTIN, Tex., Oct. 30.—The Supreme'
Court today ordered the case of Joseph
Nalle, a property owner of Austin,
against the City of Austin dismissed for
want of Jurisdiction.
The City of Austin ordered a portion
of East Sixth Street paved and the as-
sessment against Mr. Nalle's property
was $1163.50. The County Court give a
verdict for the city and the Court of
Civil Appeals sustained the verdict of
the County Court.
The Supreme Court held that both the
Court of Civil Appeals and the Supreme
Court are without Jurisdiction in the
ANSWERS UNIQUE QUERY.
Illegitimate Sitter Can Inherit From
Brother, Says Higher Court.
Special Telegram to The Express.
AUSTIN. Tex.. Oct. .10.—In answering
a certified question in the case of Emily
Berry, appellant, vs. P. W. Powell, from
Harrison County, the following question
is asked: "Can an illigitimate sister in-
herit from an illigitimate brother, both
being of the same mother under the laws
Chief Justice Gaines wrote the opinion
on this question, answering it in the
affirmative, which upholds the decision
of the lower court.
MOTION IS NOT SUSTAINED.
Jurisdiction Does Not Extend to Char-
acter of Certificate.
Daily Express Austin Bureau.
AC8T1N, Tex., Oct. 30.—In the case of
Marv Freeman, appellant, vs. the Collier
Racket Comoany et aJ». th* annau**
Europe in payment for cotton through
(lie fiscal agents of the United States in
Europe ana its direct transmission by
cable to New Orleans.
A committee of New Orleans bankers
is in Washington and hopos to secure a
promise from Secretary Cortelyou of the
deposit of substantial sums of public
money in New Orleans and other South-
ern institutions. Secretary Cortelyou ap-
pears to recognize the fact tlmt benefits
conferred by this policy will not be
limited to New Orleans and the South,
but will aid In the movement for the
prompt delivery of America's products
in Europe and the creation of credit bal-
ances which will cover the imports of
Cotton bills are being ciosely scrutin-
ized in New York and cannot always be
negotiated quite so promptly as in nor-
mal times, but where their character is
unimpeachable they are recognized as
forming one of the best means of cover-
ing the gold import movement.
One of the most interesting develop-
ments of the situation Is the large
amount of the purchases of securities
in small lots for investments. Most of
the large private banking houses, wmch
sell stocks and bonds, have b*en keeping
the Clerical tore* at work overtime exe-
cuting such orders and attending to the
transfer of titles to the securities on the
books of the corporation bv which they
are issued. This is one of the decisive
marks of investment buying. It is esti-
mated by good judges that there are
400,000 more names of stockholders on
th* books of the railways and industrial
corporations than was the ens* a year
ago. A single large firm reports sales
between MM) Slid I7DO.UOO per day. An-
other firm states that its wires to out-
lying places ar* crowded with small
orders directing the transfer of the se-
curities to the names of new owner*
while still another firm declares that
there has not been a movement of this
kind of such volume for twenty years.
Buying of Stocks Good Augury.
While it requires a good many sales in
small lots to reduce the mass of undi-
gested securities on the stock market,
the effect of every withdrawal from the
quantity of speculative stocks is bene-
ficial to the market. Tills is regarded
as a good augury by the bond dealers,
whose market has been very flat for
many months, but who believe that they
will be able to dispose of many good
securities ns soon as the present flurry
The cables from Europe were not dis-
quieting to those familiar with the situa-
tion there. The fact that the Bank of
England has allowed the question of
raising the discount rate to go over until
the regular meeting of the Governors
tomorrow is regarded as an indication
that the demand for gold is not causing
unusual anxiety there. It is generally
expected that the rate of the Bank of
England will be advanced tomorrow, but
this will be too late to affect foreign
engagements of gold already made for
the Cnited States. Tho disposition in
Paris to aid the London market hv loans
on sterling biils is considered as an indi-
cation that the French bank *is well
♦ortifled and Is willing to pursue, under
Governor Palls in. the gene-ous policy
which has usually characterized its
action in emergencies.
The absence of any failures, either
financial or mercantile, in New York of
any importance except that of Koester
& Co.. a private banking firm, and the
offer of call money at lower rates than
during most of the time yesterday were
the other favorable symptoms of the
Attorney George L. Hives today was ap-
pointed by Supreme Justice Lester W.
Clark as receiver for the Knickerbocker
Trust Company In place of Otto T. Bar-
nard, president of the New York Trust
Company, who declined to serve, \ bond
of was requir-tl The other re-
ceivers named are Earnest Thaimtn pnd
Henry C. Ide.
STRINGENCY NEARS THE END
President Neill Points Out Salient
Features of Financial Situation
Daily lixpiTHH Austin bureau.
ai »'i lis, rox., uct. uu.—^resident J.
fseiu ot tne warmers onion was here to-
day and was In conference with Gov-
ernor Campbell, banking commissioner
Love and commissioner ot Agriculture
>Jliner. None ot the state otticials gave
out anything tor publication today, but
atier tne conference tuey approved a
► tatement prepared by Mr. isein. in part
"i am confident that the existing
financial strinjtnry, so lar as Texas u>
concerned, is Hearing the end and thai
tne future is oopetui. Tnts opinion is
lounded upon the be fief that the farm-
ers ot lexas will exercise their usual
sound judgment and hold their cotton
and stay ny the banks until tne present
situation is relieved. There is every
evidence that the oanks ot lexis gen-
erally are in good condition and that
they are in no way to niame tor tne ex-
isting situation. It is due to conditions
in New voru and fisewnere and to 'he
necessary metnods ot tne nanKing uusi-
"This situation could not have b&on
foreseen and can be but temporary. It
win pass over without loss to anyone
and without seriously atiecting the cot-
ton market it tne people will exercise
patienee and stand ny tiie country b&nKii
witn tneir support and continence tor
a few days. Tne embarrassment ot any
1 exas batik to any degree, even tem-
porarily, by tne withdrawal or withhold-
ing or deposits, will to mat extent im-
l-air the ability ot the banks to assist
the farmer In holding Ids cotton, and on
tlie ability or the bank to assist the
larmer everything dependH.
Ill'' farmer must 901 sacrifice Ills
cotton now nor rush it upon the market,
tor the reason tnat tnere is practically
now no demand for cotton and the sell-
ing «>t cotton complicates the situation
because tnere is no money to carry it.
This propositicn confronts tne rainier,
tne merenani and tn«» naiiKer. and it ail
act wisely the situation will clear up
and business interests of Texas remain
TO INCREASE CIRCULATION.
Comptroller of Currency Ridgely Urg-
ing Banks to Take Out More
made a motion for dismissal. Thr certi-
fied question went to the Supreme Court
on the ground that the District Clerk
in making a copy of the evidence did not
certify to all the proceedings.
The motion to dimniss Is not sustained
because the jurisdiction of tlie higher
courts does not extend to the character
of the certificate of clerk to transcript.
Third Court of Appeals.
Daily Express Austin Bureau.
Al'STIN. Tex., Oct. .■W.—The following
proceedings were had today In the Court
of Civil Appeals. Third District:
Affirmed: J. O. Jackson vs. T. R
Banister et al., from Franklin.
Affirmed In part and in part reversed
and rendered: Texas & Pacific Railway
Company vs. J. Welsman & Co. et al.,
Reversed and rendered: St. Louis,
Southwestern Railway Company of Texas
vs. William Boyd, from Bowie.
Motion overruled: Lillian Vineyard vs.
Paul McCombs et al., from Travis, to
In the case of Dunlap vs. Thrasher,
from Travis, the motion to amend briefs
of plaintiff In error is granted If opposi-
tion be furnished with a copy of the
Motion to punish for contempt In the
case of Mollle Turner vs. Will Turner,
from Robertson. Is postponed till next
Cause submitted: Waters Pierce Oil
Company vs. State of Texas, from Travis.
Pale, Delicate Women and Girl*.
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
ChtH Tonic, drives out malaria and builds
up the system. For grown people and
WASHINGTON. Oct. 30.-Comptroller
Ridgely issued an official statement to-
day. whi^li tayr:
"The Comptroller's office will in every
proper way facilitate the immediate in-
crease of national bank note circulation.
With this end in view all such national
banks as have Government bonds In the
hands of the Treasurer of the United
States to secure deposits ar:d also have
any available capacity for increased cir-
culation will be allowed to sibstitute oth-
er bonds satisfactory to the Secretary
of the Treasury as basis for Government
deposits, provided the Government bonJ.i
thus released are used to increase cir-
This rule will apply not only where
the bank transferring the bonds L'rom th*
deposit account to the circulation ac-
count lakes out the additional circula-
tion notes, but also where an arrange
ment can be made for any other national
bai k having capacity for Increased cir-
culation to take out the additional notes.
"National banks are urged to take thi3
question up immediately with the De-
partment by telegraph and take out the
additional circulation as rapidly as pos-
sible. The Comptroller's offloe will lie
glad to furnish whatever Information Is
needed ir. regard to the circulation
printed, and In hand and bonds avail-
able for thus purpose."
There are a large number of banks
which have !i*ss than tho maximum
amount of circulation outstanding. Many
of these have Government bonds on de-
posit to secure Government deposits. Mr.
Mr. Kldgely is urging these banks to
substitute other .bonds accaptable to the
Secretary for their depositors security
and have the Government bonds thus
released for taking out increased circu-
lation. There is a possibility of Increas-
ing the circulation from <10.000,000 to
$20,000,00(1 in this way with circulating
notes actually printed and now on hand
in the vaults of the Comptroller's of-
Therj are over $90,000,000 of Government
bonds in the hands of the Treasurer to
recure Government deposits and it would
he possible to increase national bank
Circulation by over WOO,000.000 before the
limit of the capital stock is reached.
The telephone and telegTaph lines are
being used to urge hanks to take
prompt action in this matter.
The director of the mint has been in-
structed to work to the utmost capacity
the mints at Ran Francisco and Phila-
delphia for the coinage of the large
amount of bullion on hand and every
Other branch of the Treasury Depart-
ment that can in any way afford relief
is working over time. Th» Secretary
today received very encouraging reports
from different sections of the country.
RECEIVERS ASKED FOR.
Car Company Could Not Collect on
BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 30.—Application
was made in the United States Circuit
Court late this afternoon for the appoint- The
ment of a receiver for the South Balti- tors,
more \teel Car and Foundry Company.
The application was filed by Bond, Rob-
inson & Duffy, attorneys for the Mary-
land Car Wheel Company.
It is stated that while the embarrassed
companv has liabilities closely approxi-
mating '$1,000,00, the company has plenty
ot' assets and will pay dollar for dollar.
It is said that inability on the part of
the company to make collections prompt-
ly for cars'delivered to railroads is the
main reason for the. company's present
PAPER COMPANY'S TROUBLES.
hankers making tills an
not allow IJielr names
would they give details
said that the committ "rtd
been directed to openlni .e toreigm ex-
changes to sumo reserve center. The
marketing of the cotton crop to Europe
lias always been done largely by South-
ern hankers obtaining exchange in New
The sugar crop movement has already
put currency Into circulation in this sec-
tion, but this'crop, like cotton, depends
somewhat for profitable movement uoou
the efforts now being made by the v'ew
Orleans clearing house commission and
by other bankers in the South.
BURLESON WANTS DEPOSITS.
Ccngre;sman Asks That $10,000,000
Be Sent to Southern States.
Special Telegram to The Express.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30. "Representa-
tive Albert Burleson had an hour's con-
ference with Secretary Cortelyou today
in regard to Burleson's request that the
Secretary deposit $10,000,000 ill the South-
ern banks to help the financial situation
in the cotton Slates.
Mr. Burleson declined to discuss the re-
sult of his conference at this time.
He left tonight for Panama as a mem-
ber of the Appropriations Committee to
Investigate the needt of the work oh the
Now Governor of Oregon Wants to
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30.—Governor
Chamberlain's proclamation declaring a
five days' legal holiday period has re-
sulted in the closing of all courts and
public records. Today the banks are do-
ing business'but are unable to obtain
court records, to file and receive legal
Governor Chamberlain Is consulting the
statutes to ascertain his power in the
matter of«ssoklng his holiday proclama-
ONE NEW YORK FAILURE.
Firm of Kessler & Co., Bankers, Are
Forced to Assign.
NEW YORK, Oct. 30.-Inability to sell
as usual their foreign drafts and the ser-
ious Illness of one partner, who had been
called upon to furnish Immediate capital
for maturing bills, brought about the as-
signment today of Kessler & Co., Inter-
national bankers. The firm has outstand-
ing acceptances of between $500,000 and
$1,000,000, but a detailed statement of lia-
bilities and assets was not available, to-
night. The assignee is Win. Williams.
The firm members are Alfred Kessler,
Rodolf Flinch and Wm. K. Gillette.
Mr. Flinch is on his way homo from
Europe, and Mr. Gillette is confined to
his home by sickness.
STANDARD MUST GO TO TRIAL.
Demurrer in Anti-Trust Suit in
|/ JUtJMi'His, Tenn.,
Irom jacKson, tenn
jonn K. McCall, at
Assets Three Times Its Liabilities,
But Yet Receivers Arc Asked.
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 30.-Application
for a receiver for the Friend Paper and
Tablet Company, West Carrollton, was
filed this afternoon by J. H. Friend, the
president, jvho avers that the concern
owes $1,000,000. and he seeks a sale of the
assets to meet payment of debts. The as-
sets arc said to be two or three times
more llian its liabilities. Inability to se-
cure money to keen the concern going
was the cause of the failure.
The plant Is one of the largest pape.-
and tablet works In the United States,
and employs'1500 persons.
RELIEF FOR~NEW ORLEANS.
Funds to Be Made Available to Move
NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 30.—Announce-
ment that relief is in prospect tor moving
the cotton crop to European markets waa
made tonight by associates of three New
Orleans bankers, representing the clear-
ing house, who have been in Washing- j
ton and New York since the beginning ofi
this week, negotiating to this end. The ■
state that Judge
the, session of the
united States Circuit Court in that city
wnicn terminated today, natided down
an opinion overruling the demurrer filed
by tne standard uu company in cases
growing out of indictments charging vio-
lations ot tne hilKins anti-trust law. In
handing down opinion Judge McCall
said mat tne tfiKins law was repealed
by the Hepburn act prior to the finding
ot tne indictments, in his opinion, was.
very close and tne result, "is not entirely
satisfactory. Me, however, decided the
question in accordance witn a recent de-
slon of tne Court of Appeals In a sim
i ne ca.' are thus put on the calendar
tor trial o.i tneir merits and will prob-
ably be neard early next year.
If the Texas People
Knew the merits of the Texas Wonder
they would never suffer from kidney,
bladder and rheumatism One bottle,
two months' treatment, sold by all drug-
gists. Dr. K. W. Hall. 2921 Olive Street,
St. Louis, Mo.
WARRANT SERVED ON JUDGE.
Grosscup Furnished Bond of $5000 In
the Collision Case. '
CHlCAiiU, Jit., Oct. 30.—judge peter s.
tirosscup ot tne united states Circuit
Court was today strved witn a warran":
charging him with manslaughter.
Judge Grosscup is a director 111 cn
clectric railway at Mattoon, III., on which
several people were recently Killed in a
collision. He was required to turnlsh a
bond or »bDoo and the serving was a, mora
Six True Bills Returned Against the
Actor on Girls' Testimony.
NEW YORK, Oct. 30.-Six indictments
were found against RaymonJ Hitchcock,
the actor, today by the grand jury on
charges of criminal assault and abduc-
tion. Hitchcock will be arraigned In the
Court of General Sessions tomorrow.
The indictments were based on the tes-
timony of Flsle Voerks. Helen Von Ha-
gen and Flera Wishton.
You Don't Need a Club.
Baker's Insecticide (bottle 25c at all
dealers! kills Bugs and Roaches quickly.
San Autonlo Drug Co., Distribu-
COAL FOUND NEAR BASTROP.
Well Digger Strikes Vein Eight-Foot
Sperial Telrgrnm to The Express.
BASTROP. Tex., Oct. 30.—A ?iegro well
digger struck an eight-foot vein of coal
on a tract of land owned by Bill Math-
ews. located nrjar the old .Tones home-
stead in this county. Four days were
required to dig through th#1 stratum.
The owner refused $1HOO for the tract.
The Same Old
Put on Brand
We stick close to
our prices—we like
—but the clothes we
put them on don't stay
with us much longer
than to get acquainted.
—We advise an early
selection of your FaU
Suit so as to get the
pick of the new pat-
terns, they're all good
hut ^ome may appeal
to you more than
others. ." .* ." .* .' .*
IS THE PRICE RANGE
I | Two Stores \ • I
Alamo Plaza - IWaln Plaza
Is the joy of the household, for without
it no happiness can be complete. How
sweet the picture of mother and babe,
angels smile at and commend the
_ _ __ thoughts and aspirations of the mother
MM I |P bending over the cradle. The ordeal through
■■ ■III Hi which the expectant mother must pass, how-
IM IjL ever, is so full of danger and suffering that
she looks forward to the hour when she shall
feel the exquisite thrill of motherhood with indescribable dread and
fear. Every woman should know that the danger, pain and horror
of child-birth can be entirely avoided by the use of Mother's Friend,
a scientific liniment fpr external use only, which tofighens and renders
pliable all the parts, and
assists nature in its sublime
work. By its aid thousands
of women have passed this
great crisis in perfect safety
and without pain. Sold at $1.00 per
bottle by druggists. Our book of priceless
value to all women sent free. Address
l• If " j'&>.-
.\l 4" ■ ■ XV
PRESIDENT TO VOTE.
Mr. Roossvelt Will Go to Oyster Bay
WASHINGTON. Oct. 30.—President
Rnnspvrlt will leave Washington for
Oyster Bay next Monday night to vote
I he following; day for two Judges of the
Court of Appeals and for county and
There are no other candidates on the
Oyster Bay ballot. The fusion of the
Republican and Hearst forces applies
only In New York County. Oyster Bay
la in Nassau County.
SAWS HIMSELF OFF BRIDGE.
Carpenter Sits on "Outside" End of
Board While Working.
PITTSBURG, Fa.. Oct. 30.— Sitting on
a piece of timber on a thirty-root trestle
John Hughes, a carpenter for the Ameri-
can Bridge Company, sawed the board
through and fell with tho piece be had
sawed off. His right thigh was broken.
Given a Token of Esteem.
Special Telegram to The Express.
WACO, Tex., Oct. 30.—Hom°r D. Wade,
ox-secretary of the Waco Business Men's
Club and formerly city editor of the
Times-Herald, was presented with a
handsome irold watch this afternoon, be-
ing a token of esteem from the commer-
cial organization with which he was con-
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