Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 171, Ed. 1 Friday, May 7, 1915 Page: 3 of 10
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'fEMI'fJE I) AI1.Y fBLEGRAM, TEMPLE, TEXAS, FRIDAY mSr^ING. WLaV 7,l»ik
Farm Machinery Parts
Going to be Worry when there are break-downs.
Quickest Possible Service, and the Man Needing Anything
to keep his machine going, will find it in our stock, or
will find a Man on the Job Day and Night, to get the order
off by ,Wire.
• • , . • - • N
Busy season of Harvesting Just ahead.
MOORE & WILLIAMSON
Belton, May 6.—The laymen of this
. city have secured Judge Thompson of
Fort Worth as leader for a revival to
be held In this city beginning July 11.
John B. Dunn, president of the lay-
men's movement, has appointed the
Publicity—Edwin A. Elliott, chair-
man; Perry B. Madison, W. D. Wood-
ruff, A. J. Embree, T. L. Means and
Miss Ada Lasater.
Finance—John K. Fellrath, chair-
man; J. K. Donnell. George W. Cole,
I). C. Burkes, Mesdames J. 8, Goep-
pinger and J. M. Frazler.
Tent, location, seats, etc.—Van H.
Pearcy, chairman; A. T. Van Ness,
A. B. Jackson, H. B. Jones and W. L.'
Music, choir, pianos—Oscar Lusk,
chairman; W. W. fftockton, C. P. Lit-
tle, Hosea Robinson, I. J. Jennings,
Misses Ruth Garrison, Albert Walker,
, Kathleen Holiday, Ruth Penman,
l^aura Hlatt, Ophelia Donnell. Noema
. Burkes, Jimmle Scott.
Cottage Prayer Meetings—Mes-
dames T. N. Duckworth, chairman; J.
B. Clearman, Minnie Wood, E. C.
Boynton, and Miss Ada Lasater.
, Mrs. Duckworth has arranged for a
meeting of the prayer meeting com-
mittee to be held early next week and
asks that all the ladles of the city
hold themselves in readiness to assist
as soon as the city Is districted and
places and dates of meeting ar-
! Beltop, May It—Baylor is now en^
jeering on the busy seasron of prepa-
rations for commencement and the
preceding recitals and other enter-
ML* Pledger's Recital.
Monday evening Miss Winnie
' Pledger, post graduate and assistant
to Dr. T. S. Lovette, director of music,
gave a splendid piano recital.
MiSg Pledger was unassisted save by
Dr. Lovette as second pianist.
' The program rendered by Miss
Pledger is said to have been the
heaviest ever rendered by a student of
the college and but few pianists pre-
sent so many difficult numbers In a
, All of her work Is artistic.
Several numbers from Grlegg were
Concerto Shamlna was the heaviest
number rendered and the most per-
fect technique and splendid interpre-
tation marked its rendition.
Recital of Voloe Graduate**.
Monday evening, May 10 there will
bo given the recital of the graduates
of this year in voice.
Belton, May 6.—Invitations have
been received by relatives and friends
In this city announcing the marriage
of Mr. Jesse De Witt Whitman and
Was Jessie Roberta Kerr which will
be solemnized at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L.
Kerr of Plainvlew, May 12.
Mr. and Mrs. Whitman will make
Plainvicw their home.
Mr. Whitman Is a former Belton boy
and Is deservedly popular with ofd
and young alike.
Go to Industrial School.
Belton, May 6.—Roy Sharp, Rex
Blanton and H%gh Glass left this af-
ternoon , for Gatesville to enter the
atate Industrial school for delinquent
Glass, who Is the eight-year-old boy
who showed such a propensity for
driving off other folk's horses, aeemed
eager to get off to the school. He
says he is going to be good and not
get any whippings and that he is go-
ing to leara to do something useful.
Meeting Mothers' Club.
Helton, May <5.—The North Belton
Mothers' Club meets In regular month-
ly session Friday afternoon at 3:45 in
the North Main street school building.
All members are urged to be pres-
ent as much business of importance
Is to be attended to in connection with
the closing up of matters connected
with the School Fair.
This Is the last regular meeting of
the club for this year.
Belton, May S.—The jury in the
case of G. M. Felts, charged with un-
lawfully carrying pistol, heard in
the county court, returned a verdict
of not guilty. The charge against
Felts grew out of an incident occur-
ring in connection with the recent city
The case of J. X. Taylor, charged
with using abusive language, is on
Contract for Oil Wells.
Belton, May 6.—Contract has been
let by the Belton-Salado Oil company
for the drilling of three wells in their
flejd four miles south of Salado.
A. R. Knott of Beaumont is con-
tractor for the drilling of the wells.
, Members of the company are en-
thusiastic over what they believe to
be their prospects.
Attending Woman's Meeting.
Bejton, May •.—Mrs. J. T. Rather
Is in Oatesvllle as delegate from the
First Methodist church to the district
meeting of the women's mlssignary
Mrs. I+ M. Crockett of Salado is
also attending the meeting as delegate
from the Salado church.
School Board Thanks Clubs.
Belton, May 6.—The board of trus-
tees of the city public schools yester-
day passed unanimously a resolution
thanking the members of the Mothers'
Clubs of this city for the planning of
the Belton School Fair and for their
faithful assistance in making the fair
the splendid Success it was.
Kev. Mutt in Belton Sunday.
Belton, Mfey •.'-Rer. 3. R. Nutt,
pastor-elect of the First Baptist
church, will reach this city the latter
part of the week from Gilmer and en-
ter upon his duties as pastor of the
church Sunday, preaching morning
Harrison* vs. High School.
Belton, May 6.—In\ game of base-
ball played here'this afternoon be-
tween Harrison Ten Theatre team and
the Belton Highs the score stood 10
to 5 lu favor of the Harrisons.
Belton, May 6.—Mrs. J. D. Young
left this afternoon for her home in
Ennls after a visit with friends In this
city. She w accompanied as far
as Temple by Mrs. J. W. Lee.
Deputy Sheriff Tom Saunders went
to Temple this afternoon on official
Harrisons will tonight (Erlday) re-
peat the religious play, "Saintly Hypo-
crites and Honest Sinners."
New Hats every week at
MARSALL AT NEW ORLEANS.
Vice President l»ellvers an Address on
New Orleans, May 6.-—Neglect of
states to exert powers vested in them
and peirform duties assumed by them
under a government based on the
principles of "state's rights," is re-
sponsible for large corporations un-
lawfully operated, Vice President
Marshall told business men of New
Orleans at a luncheoin here today
If the states would cancel the charter
of corporations not properly conduct-
ed there would be no need for the
interstate commerce commission or
for the more recently formed federal
trade commission, he said.
"This country has spent too much
idle money on piecemeal waterway
projects," the vice president con-
tinued. "Development of our water-
ways, In my opinion, will solve the
transportation problem and some ef-
ficient method of' improving the Mis-
sissippi to make it available to greater
transportation efforts should be
Mr. Marshall tonight dedicated the
new quarters of the New Orleans Press
Cjub and left later for Mississippi,
where he has six speaking engage-
ments within the next few days.
A ' *
(Write In the blank space below the name of the person you desire
to vote for for the honor of playing the leading part jn the Moving
Picture Play to be made In Temple.)
(Send this coupon to the Telegrat y sing Department In sealed
Men's and Boys' Wear
Quitting Men's Goods Hge altogether.
Selling e^'i^lhfng'in this lirie at Getting-Out Prices.
Stock complete, except in Men's Suits, which we do not
HATS, SHOES, SHIRTS, UNDERWEAR, NECKWEAR
and all such in good assortment and right up in Styles.
They ,were Priced Closer than any similar goods in town,
before we made the Clearance Cuts,
BROWN WOOD :;
Dry Good* Store Burglarized.
Brownwood, May 6.—The dry goods
store of J. L. King was burglarized last
night, and merchandise and cash
amounting to approximately $100 was
stolen. Entrance to the store was ef-
fected through a rear window. The
stolen articles include shoes, trousers,
men's underwear, shirts, collars, ties,
socks, belts and other men's wearing
apparel. Two or three suit cases
were taken to contain the loot. The
only" clues upon which to work is the
size of the shoes and shirts stolen".
The boxes from which shoes were
taken were left, givinr a description
of the shoes.
Two Booster Meetings.
Brownwood, May 6.—At the Cham-
ber of Commerce rooms tonight two
meetings are In progress, one for the
final organization of the ad club and
the other a membership meeting of
the Chamber of Commerce to receive
a proposition from E. P. Turner and
others interested In a proposed inter-
urban line from Dallas to Brownwood.
More than sixty-five business men
have already agreed to become mem-
bers of the ad club, and permanent
organization is being made tonight.
Brownwood, May 6.—Fred Hurlbut
and Walter Daniels, tennis team of the
Brownwood High school, left this
morning for Austin, where they will
represent this district In the state
tournament tomorro .. These two
b*ys were district winners last year
as well as this, and expect to be able
to give a good account of themselves
in the state meeting.
To Elect Teachers.
Brownwood, May 6.—The city
school board announces that teachers
for the coming year will be elected at
a meeting on May 20th. At a meeting
last night Supt. T. H. Hart was re-
elected with an Increase in salary.
Mr. Hart has been a teacher in the
Brownwood schools since 1901, and
superintendent three years.
Brown County Exhibit,
Brownwood, May 6.—As a result of
the visit today of L. I,. Johnson of the
Santa Fe, Brown county will probably
have an exhibit at the International
Dry Farming Congress which meets in
Denver early in October. The propo-
sition was presented to officials of the
Chamber of Commerce this morning.
DOCTORS ELECT OFFICERS.
l»r. Moody Is President of State Med-
Fort Worth, Tex., May 6.—The fol-
lowing officers were elected by the
State Medical association:
Dr. G. H. Moody of San Antonio,
president; Dr. J. M. Inge of Denton,
president-elect (a newly created of-
fice); Dr. H. C. Black of Waco, Dr.
W. F. Bledsoe of Port Arthur and Dr.
T. 1). Frlzzell of Quanah, vice presi-
dents; J.»r. W. K. Thompson of Fort
Worth, *Ye-elected trustee for five
years and becomes chairman of the
board. Councilors elected were:
Dr. F. P. Miller ofEl Paso, first
district; Dr. S. ('. Parsons of San An-
gelo, fourth district; Dr. C. C. Nash
of Waco, eleventh district; Dr. Charles
B. Williams of Mineral Wells, thir-
Councilor fourteenth (Dallas) dis-
trict, Dr. A. W. Carnes of Hut chins.
Delegates to American Medical asso-
ciation convention at San Francisco,
Dr. Manton M. Carrlck of Dallas, Dr.
Holman Taylor of Fort Worth, Dr. A.
W. Small of Dallas.
' The association adjourned this af-
Rain Over Wide Area.
Kansas City, May 6.—General rains
which began last night over the cen-
tral west continued through the great-
er part of today. Oklahoma, northern
Texas, Kansas, Arkansas and the
greater part of Missouri, Iowa and
Nebraska received from one to two
and one-half Inches of rain. Snow
fell at several places In western Kan-
sas, eastern Colorado and north Into
Three Men's 15c Collars for SSc at
Steamer Disabled at Sea.
Mobile, Ala.. May G.—Her furnaces
burned out, the Norwegian steamer
Dictator, from Mobile to Bellse with a
heavy cargo of• merchandise, is drift-
ing* helplessly In the Gulf of Mcxico
off the coast of Yucatan, according to
a cablegram received by the Lauben-
helmer Steamship company, owners of
the vessel. The cablegram came from
Xcalak, Mexico, at which port three
passengers were landed after having
made sixty miles In a small boat.
b * <*"«« Aar,
There is, in many minds, sus-
picion of the "Agent" who has
compelling ways and extrava-
gant representations of his
something to sell.
Life Insurance agents are
pretty much in that classifica-
If that is the idea, why not
have a quiet, truth-seeking con-
versation with a man who knows
and who will tell the entire story
W. J. Bassett
Resident Life Insurance Agent.
No commissions to pay when
you buy a lot or a house and
lot from us.
We own the property we are
handliitg, and it consists of
cheap lots to Finest lots in the
city, and in the small single lot
to the many acres not yet plat-
ted, and all CLOSE IN.
J. F. and
W. E. MOORE
Old Phone 963.
SPECTACULAR OIL FIRE.
lightning Destroys Two Huge Tanks
of Crudo Petroleum.
Muskogee, Okla., May 6.—Two 65,-
000 barrel oil tanks near Tulsa, valued,
with their content^ at $71,000, were
strnck by lightning this morning and
totally destroyed,1 the owners mak-
ing no efforts to save them. Flames
were prevented from spreading to oth-
er nearby tanks. Derricks are down
throughout the oil fields, but because
of crippled telephone service it is im-
possible to estimate the damage. *
Dave Baldridge, a farmer, is believ-
ed to have drowned near here today
while attempting to ford a creek
swollen by recent rains. Searching
parties have found no trace of the
New Cattle Diseases.
Fort Worth, Tex., May 6 — Cattle
dying in large numbers throughout the
western range have caused Dr. W. T.
Crisman, state veterinarian, to leave
here today for Bowie, to begin an In-
vestigation. Reports from ten towns
describe the epidemic as a new dis-
ease Dr. Chrisman has advised cattle
men to Isolate their stock.
"Aren't you ever depressed by some
vague sense of oppression, the dim
shadow of some coming disaster?"
"Yes. I feel that way every sum-
mer before my wife comes back from
Temple Company Incorporates.
Austin, Tex., May 6.—Chartered to-
day: Noble Oil company, Temple;
capital stock $12,000. Incorporators,
H. C. Poe, .1. C. Mitchell, A. J. Jarrell.
Kidney Trouble Often
and Heart Trouble
Two years ago I was badly run
down, not able to do any work; suf-
fered from nervousness, heart trouble,
kidneys and bladder In bad shape; no
appetite, unable to do any work; and
since using si* bottles of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root I have been relieved of
all the above troubles. I cheerfully
give the above testimony, and hope
others may be benefited.
Very truly yours,
.T. L. DICKSON,
Westminster, S. C.
Sworn to before me,
S. L. BKOWNhKR,
Justice of the Peace.
Dr. Kilmer A Co.,
Blnghnmton, N. Y.
Prove What Swamp-1 toot WIU Do For
Rend ten cents to Dr. Kilmer A Co.,
*Blnghamton, N. Y., for a sample size
bottle. It will convince anyone. You
will also receive a booklet of valuable
Information, telling about the kldneysi
and bladder. When writing, be sure
and mention the Temple Dally Tele-
gram. Regular fifty-cent and one
bottles for sale at all 4rug
GOVERNOR FERGUSON ANSWERS
THOSE WHO WOULD IM-
PUGN HIS MOTIVES.
AUSTN, Texas. May 6 —James E.
Ferguson does not Intend to sit idly
by and allow his motives to be im-
pugned or his purpose to be im-
peached. That much he made un-
usually plain today when he issued a
statement dlfected against alleged at-
tacks upon himself by John F. Onion
oif Dallas and Dwight Lewelling, rep-
resentatives from Dallas whom the
governor feels have been trying to
"impeach my sincere purpose and
establish inconsistency in my public
Governor Ferguson refers to his
statements In his opening speech at
Blum wherein he said, "I am in favor
of such law as is necessary to put
that question (giving foreign life in-
surance companies the right to loan
all the money they desire in Texas)
at rest." He also reiterates a statement
poses the repeal of what is known as
to the effect that he "sincerely op-
poses the repeal of what is knowns as
the Robertson insurance law." He
denies now that he is seeking any
repeal of the law.
There were two bills Introduced In
legislative chambers today, one pro-
vided for the renovation of the state
capttol and appropriates $415,000 for
that purpose. Another bill appropri-
ates $10,000 for the purpose of the
site of the first capital of Texas lo-
cated in Washington county. The
senate committee reported out fav-
orably the bill for renovation and re-
pair work on the capitol.
Tlie measure to provide for the pur-
chase of a site for the blind institute
was also passed finally. The bill car-
ried a $300,000 appropriation as pass-
ed. As the message from the gover-
nor submitted the question there was
doubt in the mind ot various members
of the senate that the amount was
$300,000 but instead was $225,000.
The site to be purchased will comprise
forty acres, not less, and such moneys
as are derived from sale of the present
property will go into the general reve-
The three normal school bill crop-
ped out again. In a message from
the governor it was submitted bearing
the refusal of the supreme court to
appoint any members of the board to
locate tl^» Institutions. Although the
message did not state specifically that
the question was submitted, Governor
Ferguson stated tonight that he in-
tended submitting the question to the
legislature. He favors the establish-
ment of the normal schools and would
like to see the legislature so modify
the bill as to make It operative.
The senate finance committee ac-
complished nothing during the day
session and took no votes on any
questions. B. Youngblood, director of
experiment stations, appeared in be-
half of the experiment station work.
In the house an effort will be made
to get the Grindstaff bill up for early
consideration and get the matter out
of committee and before the house for
consideration the earlier part of next
week. Interest is growing more in-
tense on the bill to the detriment of
other legislation and it is believed by
some most advisable to dispose of the
measure before proceeding further
with the appropriation bill section.
A petition is being circulated in the
senate requesting the governor to sub-
mit the question ot an, amendment to
the warehouse law which would make
it optional upon the writ ten request of
the owner for all cotton ginned to be
ginned under the old law or under the
provisions of the permanent ware-
house law and allowing a reasonable
charge where the ginner lakes sam-
ples and performs the services re-
quired in the present permanent ware-
house law. Thece is a limit of fifty
cents per bale for each bale charge.
The petition also requests the right to
make it optional as to covering the
cotton completely with wrapping and
where this is done to allow a charge
not to exceed fifty cents per bale to
be paid by the owners in the Interests
of this legislation Dabney S. White,
president ot the Ginners' association,
is in Austin. Senator Astin is pushing
the move in the senate.
- Morris Locke of Dallas, Mayor Llnd-
se.v of that city and B. Y. Cummlngs
of Hillsboro addressed the house com-
mittee on Insurance. The speech and
arguments of Mr. Locke for an
amendment to the Robertson law
were the best of the healings to date.
Ho made a most favorable impression.
Mayor Lindsloy ot Dallas and Mr.
Cuinmings closed the arguments.
Mayor Lindsley appeared for no mod-
ification of the present; law and Mr.
Cummlngs In favor. The hearing will
be continued throughout the week.
All the theatres In Constantinople
have been closed for some time, for
the reason that Italian and French
actors, who are practically the only
ones who perform there, refuse to go
to Turkey now, for fear of risking
A year-old hoar cub from the wilds
of Ontario recently escaped In Toron-
to and climbed an iron street railway
pole. A lacrosse player finally suc-
ceeded In lassoing htm and bringing
him back to earth and the box from
which he gnawed his way.
The New York stake legislature de-
cUnad u> consider • Mh *• y*nmit wo-
men to be Justice* ot the peace.
"DEIN* stuck on yo* job
•*-* doesn't mean
you're goin' to stand
still. Mebbe the job'll
move to the top
And being " stuck on your pipe" means
you've got to fill it with something
worth getting "stuck on"—VELVET,
for Instance. For there's an aged-la-
the-wood mellowness that makes
VELVET, The Smoothest Smoking
Tobacco. 10c Una and 5c metal-lined
INTERURBAN DOPE AT AUSTIN
Rumored That Strickland System Will
Build from Waco to San Antonio.
November the Date Set.
AUSTIN. May 6.—Information frogi
a thoroughly reliable source is that
the Texas Light and Power company,
which operates in conjunction with
the J. F. Strickland interurban lines
will probably begin between now and
next November the establishment of
a transmission line from Waco to Aus-
tin and probably on to San Antonio.
The plans are such as to indicate that
Mr. Strickland has under serious con-
skleratiwn the proposition of extend-
ing his interurban lines from Waco
through to Austin and thin to San
Antonio if possible. At present the
lines that he has built extend from
Denison through Dallas to Waco.
Mr. Strickland has just returned t-o
Texas from New York, where he has
had some rather important engage-
ments with eastern financiers. He
was here last Sunday and may return
again within the next few days.
NKW OYESTl'FF DISCOVERED.
KiiIh d'Arc, Found Only la Tout*, Sub-
stitute For Anilines.
Fort Worth, Texas, May G.—After
spending Thursday in search of in-
formation as to sources of Bois d'Arc
wood to manufacture a new yellow
dye for tanning leather, replacing
anilines heretofore obtained from Ger-
many. Professor T. S Acree, Uni-
versity of Wisconsin, at Madison, an-
nounced he had a sufficient number
of names of Texas saw mills and Bois
d'Arc lumber dealers to furnish Amer-
icay dye manufacturers willing to take
advantage of his recent discovery.
The discovery having been under
the auspices of the United States bu-
reau of chemical research, is not pat-
ented and is available to any Ameri-
can dye manufacturer. Bois d'Arc, or
Osage orange, is a native Texas wood
and large quantities of chips, sawdust
and other waste suitable for dye man-
ufacture are available at a cost which
is believed to make the new product
commercially a success.
BEL1KV l-:i» TO Itt: IHC I\V\ Kl>.
Report Reaches GalveiMoa of IKmUi
of John >lcl»unalrt.
Galveston, Tex., May 6. — A repWH
of the drowning of a man nam«4
John McDonald, near the wreck of ttea
schooner^ Emily F. Wright on tWe
coast below the Rio Grande, reached
here today from the keeper of the
Brazos coast guard station at Point
Isatx*. it is understood that McDon-
ald's home was at C'uero and that ha
had been an oil field worker neac
Tampieo for some time.
He joined a ship that engaged ia
the work of salvaging the cargo Of
the Emily Wright at d was drowne#
while going ashore from a steamer i«»
a small boat. The Emily F. Wright
went ashore about a year ago an#
Captain Peterson, the commanded,
died a few months later as a result of
exposure following the wreck.
IN THE TOILS.
Man Is Arrested for Murder of Hous-
A protector to be strapped to a
man's shoe to guard It against wear
from automobile pedals and other
mechanism operated by the feet has
been patented by a Californlan.
Kaiser Wilhelm once confessed that
he owned JK.000 neckties
Quick, Accurate Thinking
requires mental faculties thoroughly energized.
Energy comes from foot}—right food. Not heavy,
Indigestible food, but food easily digested and at the
same time highly nutritious. This double require-
ment is splendidly combined in
Grape - Nuts
Made of choice wheat, aud malted barley, this fam-
ous food" retains all the nutriment of the grain, includ-
ing those priceless mineral elements that must be fur-
nished the system for the best activities of body and
The delicate nut-like flavour of Grape-Nuts, tta
concentrated tmergy and ease of digestion make thla
wonderful food a standby in the homes of thoughtful
Houston, Tex., May 6.—C. D Beadto
of Cincinnati was arrested here todajf
charged with the murder of Mrs. M»-
mte Reynolds, who was found dead Ml
her home here March S. The arrest
followed a long investigation and «»
postmortem examination of the wo-
man's body, which was exhumed after
being buried the day after her demise
March 5 a will of Mrs. Reynolds warn
filed for probate which left Beadle heif
estate, valued at several thousaiUI
dollars, with the exception of two l»t»
which were left to her servant, Nettft
Sherwood. A codicil left the entiro
estate to Beadle A sister of Mrs Re^
nolds has filed a contest of the will
in local courts.
Beadle Is held without bail.
Fiash Lights. ,
What a lot of inside baseball an#
war news the man who shaves him-
self misses. '
A successful man is not necessarily
a rich man; neither is a rich ma*
necessarily a success. -*
The man who gives a dollar's worth
of work for every dollar that he gel#
never has to worry much about losing
Appearances are deceitful, but a lot
of people insist on keeping them up*
Sometimes we think the fortune*
of war hardly pay for the misfortune*
Every time a woman looks through
the kitchen window she hopes the day
will come when she'll see a garago
on the back of the lot.—Detroit Fre®
There's a Reason
Sold by Grocers everywhere*
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