The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 296, Ed. 1 Monday, December 12, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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A HARD RIDER
(Hy fnilRl Press.)
Yap treaty v.ns t ignj-d today.
COiiroversy brtivoe.i |l>' Ciiltul
States .tiui Japunjir.il rovm all
niandntcil inlands in in- r -cifir
lTa;ler llie Yap tiraly Ameri a
Will gel one of (lie three im-
portant rabies running to Uie
Yap and the Orient was in progrc8.i
Washington and by the Postal Cable
company in New York, it was an-
The cable has been sealed by
some unknown authority, P stal Ct
bio company officials here said it watt
done "probably” by Japan.
Two Brothers Die After
Being Shot by Wortham
ance Daily Leader
ORANGE- TEXAS- MONDAY DEC. \2, 102?
LAUNCH TERROR CAMPAIGN
Man Over Oil Disp:iL
Dallas, Dee. 11. Funeral sort lees
will be held here today for Elliott
and K E. Miller brothers who died
yesterday front wounds received Sa' -
urday night lit Wortham. Elliott
Milter djed while pn,J.he intomrbpn
ns fie and his brottier"'wore being
rushed to Dallas for treatment.
E. F. Miller died shortly after his
arrival at a hospital here.
The shooting occurred lit a law
office in the stato bank building.
The brothers were ln'ercsted in oil
and were in Wortham on Inisinesstn
connection with a leade on property-
owned by Sessions, a farmer.
Sessions was taken into custody
following the shooting.
L, M. Shbpnnlpon
traffic bureau of the chamber of
commerce, reached home Saturday
from Houston where he attended an
important rice rate hearing before
the interstate commerce commission
The hearing had to do with an at-
tack made by Lake Charles on rice
rates between Texas points and Lake
Charles, and rates on rice from Lou-
isiana ptftnls to Orange,,'Boauqiont
MORSE MUST FACE
Washington, Dec. 12.—The depart-
ment of justice today announced it
would have Charles Morse tomorrow
to face- charges in connection with
Morse’s war contracts for ship build-
ing. Officials said that Morse who
lands at New York today will be re-
quired to go to Washington without
a moment's delay.
WILL ATTEND DISTRICT
Three More Treaties Will Be
Framed By Con-
(Ity United I'i-C'-s.)
«,nnili-ti|i'e p xv^r entente will J>o
i signed Hanoi row.
TLi-i Im-uiiiic known today
j when It nc Xixiani, l-'i t-m-li, <I.*'_
I cgitlc, sai l i.mt lie would star!
ti i- Peris tomorrow "ni'tci- the
ti euty hi wig-ii it."
Tlic representatives it thcx
! lone powers m-e <->|tcd ( > sign
| llie linftinicn: in-.ilie i,tmiiiii|Mc
| t’nli’ic ClllCIltC ll'IIIIIIIMH III l"l-
| i.uf, \ I) iiuui liuili nted.
j Washington. Die. 12. Complete
I agreement on all the major p;ob-
I lems confronting the arms confor-
I once is confidentially expected b --
Ifore the end of this the fifth wet k
jof the parley.
I At least three more Ireatiis will
lie framed by the conferem e or as
the result of its deliberation. Them
1 A live power pact with its ten j
year naval holiday etnb: dying llie I
Hughes’ limitation of naval arm t-1
meiits program and in which Japan )
will formally accept llie tit* per cent
There are eleven sh -.pplnc
days befoj-e Citristmas -why wait
longer. The merchants of Or-
ange are ready for you The dis-
pln) s of Christines gcods are com-
plete. and the shrewd shoppers
are getting on the job while the
stocks arc complete anil while
clerks have time to render ser-
ri 'o and asais ance L: Us <i-i our
ftiopping now -ml take advantage
of those things.
fief the gift list ready and if
there arc items on it that you
don’t find in Orange. Or nge mer-
ch-.nts will gi t : hi in for yi u. If
ton writ you may ha disappoint-
* You have hoird II kinds ef
I nag!;-1 reasons why yi u Should
flu p early jest reheirse t.etu to
yourself nnd DO IT NOW.
Better Get In On The Empty
Stocking Fund Brother!
Contributions for The
Empty Stocking campaign continue
to come, and- with the swelling ef
the campaign fund, comes the assur-
ance that the empty stockings of
Orange will be filled. Ensign uBrch
manager of thoj0f the Salvation Army and a corps
of workers are busily engaged in
Leader's with the purchasing ability of his
organization, each contributor feels
confident that every dollar put into
this fund will do its full share of ser-
vice for the less fortunate of Orange
Several organizations of the city
have stated that funds were being
check payable to th» Empty Stocking
STILL AT LARGE
Sentenced to Hang Thursday.
Ho Stages Sensational
capital ship ritio.
nationp will l,e the
tit rat Britain, Japan,
(Ity United Press.)
Tin- signatory j Chicago. Dir. 12. "Luck Tommy"
I nited AyHmg | O’Connor, daring bandit sentenced to
hang nekt Tuesday for the murder ' *
France amt i
MAYOR IS SHOT
Suspicion Freed Prisoners as
? Backers of New
(I.v t idied I’rfsd.)
Dublin. Dec. 12 A new reign of
terror l>>- opponents of the Irish
!> are treaty Is fc: red.
Reports of shootings similar tra
(those which occurred before the
111 ure came Into l)ul Ilia tnd-y. They
icaa tted much apprehension.
Former Mayor Meade of Cork was
| slant to death !u Ids (dace if bust-
lions I; armed, masked assassins.
• An ether man w s shot : ml wound-
ed ns lie was walking along the
| street In Cork. IIis assailants fired
j from ambush. There waa sporadic
I shooting In Belfast. One man w..»
i Police raided houses In Belfast
tanking stores of rifles.
| There were several outbursts of
shooting. A const able w.as wounded.
In connection with the assassina-
tion of Meade and other shootings it
i-i recalled thousands of interned pol-
itical prisoners nre_ being released
fn m stockades in accordance wllh
Knap C,eor:tc’s proclamation of am-
lies:). It is laelicvi-d sonic of them
may bo responsible for settling old
will stibmit to the senate
provnl, it is understood.
the work of chocking up all families j Campaign, anil that the presentation
of the city who will be unable to af j would bo made in the next few days,
ford the fruits, nuts, and toys thattThe sooner the funds are received,
mean so much to the kiddies at 1 the larger the baskets will be, and
Christmas time, and as soon as this the more Christmas cheer will be
survey is completed, the work of ae- given—If you expect
tually packing the baskets will be-
Ensign Burch has consented to
use the Salvation Army machinery
[or the distribution for these baskets j will be acknowledged
of Christmas cheer, and comblsed paper.
In this worthy enterprise, make ,your
claeclFpayable to the Tmpty S’ocklng
Campaign and mall it to the Leader
today—Receipt of your contribution
SON COMPANY WELL IS TEST
ON EXTENSION OF OIL FIELD
At the morning session of tfiie
county commissioners’ court arrange-
ments were made for patching up of
jthe oil field road.
UFrT « T Dc A ITMAMT An lnltlal “urcha8c of 500 yards of
Wlfcfcl AI DtAUIrlUn I shell from Judge D. C. Bland was
—-*-*■ made and Commissioner J. G. Turner
, agreed t,o allow a quantity of shell
I piled up on the west side of Coxy
l City Responsible For
Rev. W. H. Vance and W. L.
Joiner will represent the First Meth-
odist church at the Missionary In- bayou to be used in precinct No.
stitute and District Stewards meet- by Commissioner H W. Bland. *
lng In Beaumont. They leave to- ,jg understa<81 that the work of
morrow. The meeting will continue
through Wednesday and Thursday.
will be started
Y. K B. L. DIRECTORS IN
REGULAR MEET TONIGHT
• Directors of fhc Young Men’s Bus
incss league will meet, tonight nt
7:30 In the Sabine club rooms. A
number of Important matters are to
be discussed. It was announced.
New Orleans, Dec. 12.—-The mo-
tor driven freighter Alert, carrying a
cargo of Honor and ehqmparne val-
ued at $100,000 was stdacd by the
notice today in the new basin canal
y. For Eastern Texas: Tonight and
Tuesday fair, variable winds.
repairing the road
vntTuesday. ( < '
“A way to get to the oil field," is
a thought that is uppermost in the
minds of hundreds of people who
have seen the condition of the oil
The condition of the .road has
proven a serious impediment to
travel both for .autos and loaded rno-
toi trucks and wagons.
That there Is another way to get
to the field .other than via the regu-
lar oil field road, was discovered by
Kansas City, ,Dec. 12.—An at-
tempt will be mad* to bold the city
responsibly t$r ail damages to plants
because of riots and other disorders
in connection with the flacker strike,
packer officials announced today.
The officials declared they would
hold the city responsible under the
mob law. Only minor disorders
marked developments in the packing
plant district over Sunday, police re-
Tolice today prepared to prevent
a recurrence of disorders like those
Suturday night when mobs gathered
Threat to Lynch Man Who1
Shot Tom Slaughter ,
Little Rock, Dec 12.—James (!.
Howard, slayer of Tom Slaughter,
was held at tli« state penitentiary
here today for safekeeping.
The man who admits having kill-
ed the notorious bandit who released
him from ills ceil nt the penlieniiary
la a sensational delivery was rushed
here from Benton following his ar-
rest on a charge of first degree mur-
Keeling throughout this sectior, of,
tffe State waa said to be running
against Howard and talk of lynch-
ing waa prevailing.
Shot In lleml.
The inquest on Slaughter's body j
convinced authorilios that Howard
had undoubtedly shot him through
the back of the head while he slept.
Six shets were located in Slaugh-
ter’s body which will bo (akon to
Pohca City, Oklahoma, for burial by
relatives. It Will not bb returned- to
Governor McRae today- denied an
earlier statement that the reward
would go to Howard for capturing
the famous outlaw.
A petition signed by practically
every resident of Benton was sent to
tlje governor protesting against the
payment of the reward to Howard
and ceneulng Warden Dempsey for
hln supposed inactivity.
No traces of the three negroes
who escaped with Slaughter have as
yet been found.
Rodeo Will Be Staged
During ginning 6:30 O'clock, and will be
2 A nine power treaty embody-1 of Officer Patrick O'Neil, was still
ing all the agreements reached re- j fm, today following a sensational
gnrding China and Hie far east Into j escape yesterday from the county
this wilt be written the expected sot i ja||
tlemenl of the Shantung question. | The extra police from the slock
.’! The contention between the j yards district have been called In the
Fnited States and Japan on Yap and [ widespread hunt for O'Connor, who
other mandate islands. j known ds Chicago’s "worst bad
All these pacls the adminisj’ati'nyj man>>> [)Ut no trace has been found
" r np-
Salvation Army workers are
never spectacular people, and
(hey know lots of tilings they
never talk milch about — they
work nnd lot o'her folks do the
talking: Rut what we were
going to remark was that (he
Christmas kettle was boiling
down town Saturday, and tho
Christmas kettle also talks to the
Salvation Army workers.
The message that the kettle
had for the Salvation Army Sat-
urday was a cheerful one, be-
cause it meant happiness to the
poor. Usually the kettle re-
ceives a cargo’of pennies, nickels
and quarters Saturday half
dollars and dollars played a prom-
inent part in the. contents, and
the good lady who stood by,
ringing tho little bell, wore a
The kettle will be there every
‘ day until Christmas, and the
gotd people of Orange will con-
tinue to make jt ring its mes-
sage of prosperity and good cheer.
One of the assassins was taken
into custody. He is being question-
ed where lip Is the agent of a band
.of IrUii iir eon illaMes mganixed to
fight ratifira'ion of the treaty.
Leaders of the Transport union are
bring watched. This organization
openly opposes the Irish settlement
and lins announced it will bottle
The Irish free state adhereotB are
strong enough it, is thought to put
down any attempt to start a new
Two Went With Him.
With O’Connor went two other
prisoners, Edwin Harrow, his cell-
male, and James Laporte, convicted
Charges of a frame-up have been j ------
made against several guards in the j Belfast, Dee 12.-—"The treaty be-
jn.il nnd one has been arrested. , tween Oreit Britain and Ireland
When O’Connor broke from I be | does not. fulfill the solemn promisee
“buli p<yi" after overpowering a J made to Ulster." Premier Sir James
guard ho commandeered the freight Craig told parliament today. r :«
elevator, gagged and houtid another j "The situation is 'very grave—
guard and’escaped with the keys into | very serious,” he Warned.,
an all«w in the rear of the Jail. | ---------o--*—*•
He also had a gun and a rope. CHARITY GASES IN
Hailing a passing automobile O - milBT ADC PATUPTIP
Connor ordered “drive like hell. j vUUKI Ant i -/YlrlEallv
Hunt Begins. | -
By tliis time the alarm had been The Orange county commissioners’
sounded (hat O’Connor and his com- court was confronted with unusually
panions were gone. pathetic scenes today where extreme
The hunt started. '’types of charity sought assistance, nr
O’Connor’s1 auto smashed into a 0UP instahee, a negro Aan whose
curb and he immediately took an- (emaciated form ws but scarcely be.
other car fvhicli was passing. -yond that of a skeleton as a result 6f
This car was wrecked when O - ravagPs of the white plague, sat
Connor drove it Into a house Tfo
then ’ hopped the running board of
an auto In which two women and a
man and police lost all track of him.
O'Connor wad to have .beep re-
moved to the death cell today. Yes-
terday for the last time he was al-
lowed in the “bull pen” with the
He had recently been denied a
stay of execution hy the Illinois su-
preme court. —
inthe lobby surrounded by a number
of small children too young to work,
all dependents on the helpless fa-
I An old negro woman ’in a preca-
rious condition presented herself and
was allowed $5.00 per month as a
partial means of support. The court
has now approximately $150.00 a
month in the way of charity charges.
COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE
AND SINGSONG WILL BE
STAGED HERE DECEMBER 25
Election nf Officers of »
The nominating committee of the
Sabine chapter of the American Red
_ | Cross met this morning, at 107 •
| Fourth street. Officers for 1022
A committee composed of represen-j other leaders of the cit y chtirch j were discussed and it was decided
tattves of nil churches in the cltY 'choirs an- the other members of the lo hold the eleotioo of officers on
met at the home of Mrs. T. C. Ford
committee F. H. Harwell lias charge
December 22. This meeting will be
'service will be held at tSark park 'showing the words on a screen. The | pnt. The budget for the new year
(Sunday evening, Christmas day. be- (scouts will supply the tree and assist and other matters wilt also bo dis-
in the nature of a community sing.
After elng sought for months by
Texas and Louisiana sheriffs and po-
scores of auto parties who traversed „ce( Johnnle MUler> wUo ,pft orange
the Round Bunch road and the Sa
tZ 3! bWhTh,.*Trad t said
several months ago following his
to he In good condition
.(travel., , . .
Roads Mad. |
That bad roads have been a part
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ed by the Orange police department
Sunday and turned over to Sheriff
Helton. Miller is an inmate of tile
Orange county prison and unless he
HT able to mak« bond, will wait until
the April term tor trial.
old-fashioned rodeo is to bepti!jTllP |,lpa was conceived by the Camp
the camp lire girls in decorating the
all of which has the on-
dorsenient of all the pastors of the
cusse(lf it was announced.
on at the Orange aviation field, we«t!Kln> K,r|H aIui they- and the Boy ftnil nlub.hto will
,he. ^L**™**- °n />«■'.r"h«'r; scouts will sponsor the service. There , ^ this **k.
1«, 17 and 18. The rodeo' is being' „ ,J(. „ Chri,tmaH tree, camp fires. 'The'"executive
promoted by N. E. PerklnR nnd lm executive
Claud Wingate, who have arranged
and tlie .scout drum and bugle corps T ^ Ford
will probably parade. Tho singing , j,,arW(,||
the combined choirs ;
term ror trial.
for a number of outlawed mules and
horses as well as steers to be brought „
to the scene to be rldd>n. ropped and "'M.e
and bulldogged. Pete Mullens. „f probably will be ah orchestra mad-
Temple, Texas, nnd John Palin. of;ut> of tho locttl avRl,<lbl ’
Vinton, two well known dnrodevtl Chom* to Hliig
Htunt rldorg ami ropers ,aro to* take! ^r8* J* Blackmarr is chairman
part In the rodeo. of the music C0|»DttiUee and the
j I J
The work of putting down the
committee are Mrs. concrete foundation for the Orange
D. W. Stakes and F. H. 'National bank's new home on Main
;and Fifth streets has been completed.
___________o___ jit is thought that the first shipment
NOMINATED. of Bedford stone which will coHSti-
WoKliington, Dec- 12. William J tute the outer portion of the atme-
C’Toole of Gary. West .Virginia, has j lure, will arrive within the nest
been chosen minister to Paraguay, lor two. Immediately following lt»
it was itnu-ned today at the white arrival tho work of cdnstrustlng the
house.”} ^ walls will start,
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Elliott, Mike C. The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 296, Ed. 1 Monday, December 12, 1921, newspaper, December 12, 1921; Orange, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth570853/m1/1/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.