Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 269, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 10, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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TBMFLB, DAILY TELEGRAM, TEMPLE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10,lflflw
fWLF-COM KNHED NKGRO MIR-
DKRKK OP JIAOCA CltAMEIt
GIVEN KJTRKME PENALTY.
DALLAS, Tex., Aug. 9 —The death
penalty was assessed by a jury In
dlatrlct court her* lata today against
Houston Wi|Mr, negre, ael t con-
feaaad murderer of Miss Zaola Cra-
mer, Marrk 2« last. Arguments were
completed at < o'clock and the jnry
returned Its verdict a few minutes
later. Tha body of Miss Cramer, a
trained nurse, was found on the
campus of a local school ground on
the morning of March 27 last. Near-
by lay her »uit case, with contents
scattered about Wagner was traced
through a scarf pin found In the
dead woman's hair. He was re-
cently arrested In Oklahoma, con-
fessed the crime, according to offi-
cers, and returned to Dallas.
Before tho Jury today he admitted
the <rime, saying, robbery was the
TEMPLE AND TAYLOR
Ml nil IS IWltHI
Mwwrf h Klutilly
Agreed U» and l'aMM-d With-
out • Roll Call.
WASHINGTON. Aug. Congress
carried national defense legislation
another step today by finally per-
fecting the army bill. Only perfec-
tion of tho navy bill now remains
for completion of tho program be-
hind wSIch President Wilson has put
ft* full force of administration to
defeat attempts at redaction. Al-
though the senate conferees permitted
tha house to reduco tho total ap-
propriations of the army bill some
940,000,000 from the senate figures,
R carries 185,000,000 more than it
db«s as the house originally passed
*t and totals $26T,5S7,000.
Its final passage was not wlth-
«mt evidences of disagreement within
the democratic ranks. Pemorcatlc
leader Kltrhin and Representative
Dies of Texaa.the latter of the pa-
cifist group, announced that If there
■were a roll call they would vote
against the bill as finally framed.
But there was no roll call and the
kill went through ready for Presi-
dent Wilson's signature without a
record vote. Tuesday the naval bill
will be called up and the house will
he asked to agree to tho senate
amendments, principal among which
is the big building program. Tresl-
dent Wilson has told the house lead-
em he consider* the adoption of the
big building program essential.
ENTENTE ALLIES SMASH
FOES ttt MftHnVllR AREAS
(Continued From Pace One.)
in; or mm
INTERIM LINE MEET
HAXNA ELECTED SUPERINTEND-
ENT AND CHIEF ENGINEER.
Work on Surveys Will Brfia Noon and
DeflniU) Developments Expected.
Meeting H<*t at Marital.
of the Koropico river we repulsed tho
enemy nnd selied a Reries of heights
west of Velesniop and south vard as
far as the bridge over the Dniester on
the NIxnloff-MonasterxyskJi railroad.
"In retiring the enemy damaged the
bridge. Here the enemy launched
two counter attacks which wo re-
pulsed; then we assumed the offensive
and took prisoners five officers and
415 men and captured one gun and
a number of machine guns.
"In the region of Tysmienitra our
advanced gunuls progressed westward
The directors of the proposed Tem-
ple-Marlln Interurbaa met in the
commercial club rooms at Marlln
Wednesday afternoon. The principal
order of business was a contract
entered into with S. D. Hanna, pro-
viding that he should proceed with
surveys for the route. Several routes
will probably be blazed out and the
most direct and most profitable one
will be adopted.
At the proper time, it was de-
cided, tho people of Marlln and Tem-
ple and Intermediate points will be
asked for the most liberal co-opera-
tion in putting the proposed Inter-
urban over apd in constructing the
The directors present at the meet-
ing were President Glass of the
board, T. A. Cheeves, J. R. Dlns-
mo're, Lee Farmer, Joe Walte, Iiooley
Londrum, S. D. Hanna, George
Houghton and William Ginnuth. Mr.
Glnnuth acted as secretary in the
absence of the regular secretary of
On motion by George Houghton,
seconded by I^ee Farmer, S. D.
Hanna was chosen superintendent
and chief engineer. The constitution
and by laws of the corporation were
A general discussion of proposed
routes was then entered into, which
resulted In giving the contract to
Mr. Hanna by which is Is Instructed
to proceed with surveys.
A Popular hostess, pecu-
Was pretty Mrs. Myers,
Because she always fed
On yellow-legged fry-
Large nice fryers,
fresh country butter and
fresh yard eggs today.
A complete line of sea-
4 Phones, All No. 1.
Quality and Service
Many Vesncls Sunk.
London, Aug. I.—An ofTielal dis-
patch from Berlin, aeordlng to Ren-
ters Amsterdam! correspondent, says
that between July 31 and Aug. 5,
one German submarine sank In the
North sea thirteen British steam
trawlers and one British government
Newspaper Plant Burns.
Corpus Chrlsti, Tex., Aug. 9 — Fire
atartlng on the second floor today,
destroyed the plant of the Corpus
Clhrlstl Times, and did considerable
damage to adjoining property. The
loss is estimated at $40,000.
HrlMMi War Office Report.
London, Aug. 9. The British offi-
cial statement tonight reads:
"North of Fotlern the Australians
advanced our lines 200 yards on a
front of 600 yard*. Otherwise the
situation Is unchanged.
"As a result of aeroplane co-opera-
tion with our artillery, several ene-
my guns were destroyed and some
magazines exploded. A train was set
afire by bombs dropped from our
"Hostile aircraft have been most
active but obviously have been trying
to avoid combats. Several enemy ma-
chines, however, have been damaged
by our aeroplanes and Infantry fire."
Pari* War Hulh-Mn.
Paris Aug. 9—The official com-
munication tonight reads:
"North of the Somme we com-
pletely reoceupled a trench north of
the Hem wood where the enemy had
taken foot. We took about fifty
prisoners. Our progress continues
north of the Hem wood.
"On the right bank of the Meuse
there was great artillery activity In
tho sectors of Thlaumont„ Fleury,
Vaux-Chapitre and ("henois. No in-
fantry action took place.
"The day was relatively calm else-
I.ondon, Aug. 9.—"A French tor-
pedo boat destroyer torpedoed an
Austrian submarine Tuesday north of
tho island of Corfu," says a dis-
patch to the Exchango Telegraph
company from Athens,
"It is considered certain," the cor-
respondent adds, "that the subma-
rine sank with its crew."
To Clow Lutheran ('hurdle*.
Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 9 The
government of Victoria has under
consideration a proposal to close all
the Lutheran schools In tho state.
It Is expected that action will be
taken In the near future.
Ed. R. Kone of State Department of
Agriculture Hays Tesa* III in
Line For Bumper Crop.
Judge Ed. It. Kone, representing
tho state department of agriculture,
was In Temple Wednesday. He was
scheduled to hold a farmers' Insti-
tute at 2:30 but the crowd showing
up was hardly sufficient ttt Justify
tho effort, so tho meeting was aban-
doned. Judge Kone, however, will
meet with the farmers of the Troy
section Thursday afternoon at 2:30
and hold an institute there.
He expressed himself as well pleased
with the present crop prospects over
the state and said that he expected
a banner year In an agricultural
way. There Is nothing short of a
calamity, he said, that conld prevent
an extra good cotton crop and the
boll worm was suggested as the niost
"Inasmuch, however," he con-
tinued, "as the boll worm prospers
only In shady weather, we may get
by without any particular damage
In that line. If the weather is fa-
vorable, you may look for a good
crop yield—and with good prices—
and Bell county Is making as good
or better showing as any other sec-
tion of tho state."
Judge Kone was formerly state
commissioner of agriculture.
No Agreement Reached.
Kansas <'lty, Mo., Aug. 9.—The
general conference considering a new
contract for the coal miners of Mis-
souri, Kansas, Arkansas and Okla-
homa, received a report today that
a sub-committee had failed to reach
an agreement upon six of the twen-
ty-two points lit Issue between the
operators and the district organiza-
tion of the United Mine Workers of
America, and a break in negotiations
agreed en thirty minutes diseaastan by
each aide ef the two reports. Under
the chairman's ruling, C. C. McDon-
ald opened the debate for the major-
ity report. He deelared that sapport
of Governor erguson demanded the
seating of the Ferguson delegations.
McDonald wag given liberal applause.
N. G. Morris who presented the minor-
ity report defended his position in a
speech attacking the liquor truffle, and
alleging that the "liquor Interests are
trying to run things.'' The applause
at the close of the Morris address was
scattered. E. A. Berry continued the
discussion for the minority report. He
charged the Ferguson forces with "at-
tempting to ileal these county delega-
tions." Berry drew a demonstration
when he declared in closing that the
"supreme test of democracy was to
■eat a delegation,'' The applause
continued fully two minutes. Berry
divided'his time with F. F. Hllli known
as a strong supporter of prohibition.
Mr. Hill caused an uproar when he
"1 am a democrat; but my democ-
racy is not 'bottled in bond.' "
Bruce McMahon of Hunt county
closed for the majority report, review-
ing the work of tho credentials com-
mittee in seating the Ferguson dele-
Voting by counties on the adoption
of the majority report was commenced
at 12:10. Objection to Bell county,
which has u contesting delegation, of
voting on the report was overruled by
the chair. The result of the roll call
For tabling the minority report,
596; against, <!37.
(Continued From Page One.)
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caskllng applause of the countless
multitude and know that I am
"I bad rather feel that I had per-
formed an affirmative duty which
justice demanded, though the sland-
erer and the muckraker barked at
my heels, than be conscious that I
had neglected those who needed my
assiatance In order for me to escape
tho censure of those whom I know
to be an enemy to the public good.
"I have labored long and earnest-
ly through many periods of my life.
1 have labored with my mind, I
have labored with my hands; and
with no thought of claiming more
for myself than other governors
might claim. I want to say that
tho hardest work of my life has
been performed while I have been
governor. The office involves un-
ceasing attention to official relations,
physical strain and a high ftnd acute
"But all of this I place to small
account if my people have received
tho benefit and if the great politi-
cal party of which I rejoice tp be
a. member, has lived up to Its great
usefulness and power.
"Hegardless of what others may
say, 1 know that from the minute
of my inaugural address to tills
good hour, the well being of my
state has been before my mind and
stamped Indelibly upon my heart;
and every energy which I possess
has beert concentrated to the accom-
plishment of the democratic will and
to tho happiness of my people.
"I can not be more faithful to
you In the future than I have been
in the past. But as a natural con-
sequence, experience and acquaint-
ance with official duties have bet-
ter qualified and fortified me to
deal with the many perplexing and
increasing problems of the office
with which you have again honored
'As I enter upon my term for the
second time as governor, I ask the
help and support of all good citi-
zens. I shall endeavor to serve -with
all the courage and strength wbich
God has given me. 1 shall endeavor
to be every man's governor and
every man's friend, so far as he
will permit me and so far as I be-
lieve him worthy of a plain, sincere
"You, the democrats of Texas,
source and fountain stream of author-
ity within me placed, shall be first
in my loyalty and gratitude. You, to
whom our state is indebted and de-
pendent for all future benefactions,
will ever be Texas' proud and cer-
tain hop© for progress, success and
an enduring peace among the nations
of the civilised world."
By lumping into a sweeping motion
unfinished business that might have
taken two hours to transact the state
democratic convention came to an
abrupt ending tonight with sine die
adjournment at 7:*5 p. m. After Gov.
James K. Ferguson had been renomi-
nated and notified, and a short cut
taken to ratify the renomination of
Lieut. Gov. W. P. Hobby, the gov-
ernor delivered his speech of accept-
ance to an auditorium less than half
filled. When the governor finished a
motion prevailed that "the remaining
candidates" of whom there were about
twenty, named in the July 22 primary,
be duty ratified. The operation re-
quired less than a minute.
The district selections for the thirty-
one members of the state executive
committee were ratified in as equally
short time. Col Paul Waples ef Fort
Worth was re-elected chairman by ac-
Adjournment was then taken.
ENJOY IT NOW
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After While. *
Going to be Lots of Money afloat hereabout, after
Cotton Begins to Move. Big crop in prospect and High
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DANIEL & JARRELL
DcHtalnt to Stat* Luther l/cagae
Meeting Ilekl in I'flngervlUe Re-
port Very Successful Session.
JrYrguxon Delegates Are Seated Fol-
lowing Hot Debate.
Auditorium, Houston, Tex., Au8- 9.
—The second day's session of the state
democratic convention was called to
order by Chairman Decker at 10:32
o'clock. The delegates were slow in
getting the business of the convention
moving. The report of the creden-
tials committee, recommended the
seating of the five so-called Ferguson
delegations from contesting counties.
A minority report was filed by N. G.
Morris, asking the seating of the reg-
ularly elected delegates from Bell,
Hays and Hardin counties. This was
the third time this question was
brought up. Irregularities In the se-
lection of the seated delegates was
charged in the minority statements.
Leaders of the contending factions
Wilson and Ferguson Yrfniiiii*tru-
tions Are Endorsed.
Auditorium, Houston, Tex., Aug. 9.
—The platform of the democratic
party as reported by the committee
on platform anil resolutions provides
for the general endorsement ef the
national democratic administration
and a specific endorsement of Pres-
ident Wilson's Mexican policy. Gov-
ernor Ferguson also was given both
genera] and special endorsement.
Submission or prohibtion were not
The plank relative the Mexican
policy is as follows:
"In order that those living In
states remote from Texas may know
the real feelings of the citizens of
Texas, upon whose ears the tocsin
of war has sounded; upon whose
ears the hoof beat of the cavalry
horse has fallen; In whose ears the
crack of the rifle and the shout of
the American soldier has rung in
the controversies w^th Mexico, we,
the democrats of Texas, are glad of
an opportunity to openly and unani-
mously endorse the Mexican policy
of X'resident Wilson and we sincere-
ly approve the caution, the wisdom
and the patriotism, which he has
exercised In dealing with the trying
and troublesome conditions that have
sorely taxed his patience in the con-
duct of our international and do-
mestic relations with Mexico."
Governor Ferguson's administra-
tion was hailed in the platform as
"the beginning of an era of con-
structive and remedial legislation."
Educational laws and tho support
of eleemosynary institutions w£re
Publicity hi appropriations anil ex-
penditures of the various state de-
partments and institutions is asked
The pi,'ink on agriculture declares
for an investigation of the present
warehouse and marketing law, with
a view of reducing the burdens on
the farmer, for laws necessary to
prohibit alleged pools and trusts
from fixing prices on farm products;
for laws necessary to more fully fur-
nish information on scientific crop
In the labor plank an eight hour
working day is recommended for all
classes and equal wages for women
where employed on the same work
as men in all departments of the.
state, counties and cities.
The platform contains no specific
mention of the Robertson Insurance
law, but says "we welcome the In-
vestment In Texas of foregin capita!
and assure it the full protection of
Care of the Insane through the
erection of :i $500,000 new asylum is
The educational plank Is extensive.
Appropriation cf $2,600,009 for the
aid of rural schools; incrcxse in
teachers' salaries; liberal support of
the higher institutions of learning;
printing of text books In Texas;
and a uniform text book law arc
An automobile tax for maintain-
ing state highways and the employ-
ment of convicts in road construc-
tion is urged.
The mooted question of campaign
expenses Is treated In a recommenda-
tion for a law to control the man-
ner and purpose of such expendi-
tures reather than the amount. The
demand Is made that It be made a
penitentiary offense to make an un-
true statement regarding any candi-
date for public office.
Maintenance of an efficient ranger
force recruited np to Its full quota
A plank relative to platform de-
mands for specific legislation shall
first be subniltted to a party pri-
mary on petition of 10 per cent of
the party vote.
In a reconsideration meeting of
the platform committee today a fight
led by State Senator Hudspeth In fa-
vor of a plank recommending the
establishment of a state agricultural
and mechanical college In west Texas
resulted In that measure being In-
cluded In the document.
Most of the Temple delegate* who
attended tho fourth annual Luther
league of Texas, held at Pflugerville,
returned Tuesday. They report that
It was the largest and most bene-
ficial convention yet held. Nearly
300 young Lutherans and twenty
pastors, from all over the state, were
Sunday morning divine services
were held in the church and audi-
torium. The latter Is a building that
was constructed at a cost of $5,000,
especially for the convention. Both
of the edifices have a seating ca-
pacity of over 1,000
Very Interesting programs were
rendered in the auditorium Sunday
afternoon and evening, which were
both well attended.
Monday business sessions were held
In the morning and afternoon. Here
many Important busines matters
were transacted. The officers of
last year, who are Itev. E. A. Sage-
bell of Brenham, president; Mr.
Walter Tasch of San Antonio, vice
president; Rev. F. Roesner, Pfluger-
ville, treasurer, were unanimously
re-elected for their fifth term.
The resolution standing from last
year to buy $6,000 worth of land
for the Lutheran college at Seguin
was annulled and the money ap-
propriated for the great Lutheran
Jubilee which will be held in Aus-
tin, Oct. 31, 1917.
This jubilee will be a nws meet-
ing of the Lutherans of Texas to
celebrate the four hundredth anni-
versary of the founding of the Lu-
theran church by Martin Luther.
All Lutheran synods and societies
will participate. In all over 3,000
Lutherans will attend and It Is
planned to make the jubilee one of
the greatest religious celebrations
that has ever been held in Texas.
Tho state league will meet in reg-
ular session also in Austin next Aug-
ust sometime, but will send a
stronger representation to participate
In the grujt anniversary celebration
held a month later.
The next regular monthly meeting
of the Temple organization will be
held Friday and every member is
urged to attend as many new matters
provided by the state convention will
be discussed and actcd upon.
Waco's First Bale.
Waco, Tex., Aug. 9.—Twenty cents
tier pound was paid this morning for
the first bale of cotton of McLcnnan
county. It was bought by tho
Young Men's Business league of
Aiit It the
The Sunday that you
decided to loaf around all
day in bath robe and slip-
pers re the very day that
some friends decided to
drop in on you. For the
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guest Sunset is equally
good, — uniform simple
Why Not Today?
TEMPLE, - - TEXAS
Milk Wagon Drivers Strike.
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 9.—Striking
milk wagon drivers this afternoon
began to notify the drivers of gro-
cery nnd bakery wagons that they
should not haul milk from the dairies
to be sold at retail by neighborhood
stores and bakeries.
This policy was adopted by strikers
after they came to the conclusion
that the grocers and bakers were
getting in milk and cream in stich
quantities for retail so as to render
the strike worthless.
The drivers were pursuaded to
dump the loads Into alleys.
Early this morning hundreds of
men, women and children had to
go to the dairies and the distributing
depots to get ths supplies of milk
that usually are left on door steps.
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