The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 28, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 21, 1914 Page: 2 of 18
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HOUSTON DAILY POST: LJAaU-uDAY I-OmJL.u 1 illLli
M. L. MORHIS. tX a. T. A.
.' CHAS MICE Assistant.
EVERY BIT HELPS
' IN GOOD CAUSE
. Kit. Lyon Glad to Add Information
Abont Ntw Nature Pro-
Mr C. K. Lyon cf 124 Birrc ngaru
Avenue. Doile. reoaUy eeid:
1 am glad to a2d ft fw wards to what
eo many ax saying about t !.! wonderful
new product. Vital its It has cured me
nf a eeriou&N rur. Jown condition and
made nie fee' so much stronger and bet-
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Yltaluea ta difirrvnL Therv it n.Mhln-
la tn the wi.rl.t like u Nature ha
;h4) mr atom 01 It and n-lenc can
'add nothing - iu" nothing trn. .t to
better it it perfect a.' i; :s A a
jr.tttutfcnnl treatment for nil iU of
ntemach. liver kidney. bo! and blood
Vitalita ! without a nval unoc.g sum-
.xnade medirtne It t free of dop."
'aieabol cr harmful Ingredients ana every
drip af It do It c!ene the s s-
tarn and rint$or!fS or ii-
imil tissue t. roukhout the port) For
uch the aa nd fion. biliousness. rhu-
intuto catarrr. nervous debility. ece-
Ixoa. etc. Yue-llas will Ne found speedily
.affective You can Investigate it to-
day at tba Rous Drue Star Kor sale
bv a!) drug gmn Advertisement
.thoagh there I everv evidence to enow
that both Iba Brltien Ambassador and
ith Btata Tepartinert wer dTlsed toy
hue of Bminii Impending fate to inter-
cede spectnV-aUy fur htm The new
abeokea oftlciais ifiiemlly woo had com
to uv that Geiitrel Vi la fully reel-
ad t poa tlon of th American ilovern-
meat la regard to the prot action of for-
eignan In Mexico particularly tn th
JKccth at that country.
Ne Expression by Bryan.
1 haven't ufAcwnt facta on which to
an opinion." laid Secretary Bryan
"Until 1 hav th dtpartmtnt will
Tnti was th offtcaal view of th ett-
anttea with mutgta paaatni batwaen
th I tat rvpartment and Conaul Ed-
ward and hla tcmporarr aailftant. O C
CaTrothara cooiular rapreaeniatlT at
Torreon. Only a few dcialU wr an-
nouooad by th Stat rpartmcni on
waa that Benton had baen executed after
a military trial A copy of ih aentenc
of th court cettlat forth erldenc ta
tbceaaa. wa prihlad th American i-on-aular
raprvaentatlre. Mr Brran aald a
full report of trja ayUtr waa on tta way
bv mail from Conaul Kdirarda. to whom
ti-neral Villa parauaUy had explained tb
BrttlaJi Aograaalon ExpectW.
Th kllllnc of a Brlrtah aub)ect under
rrumioanc nrb aa dispatches from
tii border portrayed caused a stir In
niplociatle drclea. Thosa familiar with
I' t anrexarva attlrudo Oraat Britain as-
amr in yrra.iu iui irwiuuii w itsn uvr
subject hara been wronged were Inclined
to foresee Interesting deTeiopments
Discussion of the rasej between the Am-
bassador and the Secretary of gtai d-
vclopad clearly the abaem of any re-
ponrlbnity on the part of th I'nlteri
States for th killing of Britlnh subject
ven thought the Investigation should
pro It to hav been unjustifiable
Th I'nlted States. It n s-verted. hari
By ted as a friend and exerted every ef-
jort to sare th macs life nl the fact
a9at through Its nnTilar offi'eni the
A'sarkan Orrernment might hsr Tlrt j-
Jly recognised the defarto control of
Villa orar a certain r-iton of Northern
Sfaxlco It was heM In nwiee to 1 liable
war th actions of that lnd!tr14iial
The British OoTernment. through 'he
was tmnrmod that the ntate
Omm of Amfs POi at bW taat
aae. Acts on the Hrw. CcfnJy Uxatr.
wbssV AH scsetablc.
SoW tor 50 year.
Fnaton 181 or in. Auto. A-1221
209 MAIN 8T.
Square Deal fence
Tour Canstomar Gtts a
Sbmw Deal Whan Ha
Barya tajaara Oaal Fanoa
prairie and milam
TICKETS on SALE DAILY
LIMIT THRU MONTHS
ONE NIOHT ON THE WAY
516 MAIN STREET
Dcnanmaat Is awaiting th mailed report
upon th tragedy from Anoaricaa Consul
Though th report referred to la not
likely to reach her for a few daa de-
tails of th Incident began to filter Into
tb Stat Department In brief dispatch
Umignc The departure of General Villa
for th South wa not looked oa by of-
ficiaia hr as baying aiv coonaatioa with
th death of Benton. Th information
which reached th tate Deparunaat was
that Vlua had ben planning W more
south for MTeral day
BY GENERAL VILLA
(Continued from rag One )
to school with Benton In Kngiand Cur-
tis tie said also was an k.i.!uiiman by
birth but now is the owner of a ranch
in New Mexico
Stewart quoted a rebel officer who
nam he did not learn as remarking
Weil wexe gotten nd of thre moi
Lawr.no. Curtl and Benton. Stewart
said were members of an Kntilsh echool
of wh.rh th Br.tish Ambassador. Mr
Oectl Sfr.ng-Rlc is a member
Knriiue Agulrr was eieouted In
Juares t xlay It waa offic ally announ.-e i
by th t'onsiltutlonaJist officials that l e
was found guilt of hsving conspired
against lieneral 1'ancho Villa life
Other executions ate . ar expected
such Also Dsappard.
Gusts t Bauch. an American citlten has
disarPrd from h!s cell In the Juarn
Theater on Lerdo Avenue Jusres. wihr
be was bring held until a military courr
could Investigate charge; of his being s
Federal spy which were made again!
him. Relative of Bauch called at th
Fnsun t.day having heh Informed by
J u re i officials that they could take
bedding and clothing to Mm but he i
not relJ there. LitU satisfaction could
be obtained by thrm from Jus res offit
ciais as to the whereabouts of Bauch.
except the reply that h was probably
removed to one cf th other ouarnteU. '
Conaul Inward a notified that
Bauch s fate hsd not been decided as th
oourt was still investigating tt.e charge
Aa there wer about 14 prisoners
moved froia th Jaurvi ju toda' to
Chihuahua on tieneral Villa a special
train. Consul Edward believe that
Bauch was among this number He was
unable to f'nd this out definitely ft ra the
Juares offtciala There w- a rumor cur-
rent in Juares tonight that bauch had
been executed during th day but it was
denied by officials.
Qvrner Curry Activ.
Former Governor George Purr? cf New
Mexico waa tb principal speaatr. H
1 was named a committee of one at an
Imnroraotu indignation meeting in the
lobby of the Hotel beldon. headquarters
of foreigners driven out of Mexl'-o to
Investigate the killing of Benton but hit
Inquiries developed nothing not previousiv
published Mr. Curry first went to
Thomas P Kdwards. I'nlted States con-
sul at Juares
"Mr Consul " he said "the people of
j ico are in a feverish state because "f the
murder of William Benton Thev hs
been unable to learn details of the cnm
and have asked m to eek informs'l T
Any light you can ahad on th subject
will b appreciated."
Sent News to Widow.
1 have telegraphed th Seoretarr of
Pta' that Benton s desth has bcn offi-
cial r reported to me." replied the Con-
sul tuch other detalli 1 hav forward-!
to Washington by mall. General t'la
said he did not cere to talk of th n
to the press or public but gave me the
Information for Mrs Penton. the wido
and the Stat Department. They ar it
liberty to talk but I promised th i lat-
eral I would remain silent."
"Officially Reported Dead."
Asked si to his us of the phraae of-
ficially reported dead." and If h person-
ally thought the fficia! report b Villa
nvght hae been misleading the Conf il
aid that inasmuch as th rebel ha
been send ng chihuahua prisoners 'o
l Juarez and Juares prlaoaart to Chlhm-
t rua he had a faint hope that Villa might
i for hi own reasons have misled him
1 This morning the Conaul watched th
train heart rg Mils and hia staff and
about .' ethers hoping to catch s ght of
Benton but had seen non but Mexicans.
Benton disappeared Tuesday.
air. Kdwarda mad hla first Inquiry of
Villa yesterday on recaipt of instructions
frcm Secretary Bryan who mad the re-
quest at the instance of the British Am-
bassador. Sir Cecil 8ptng-Rlce.
Mr Edwards." Vula is reported as
saying "Mr Benton Is dead Tou are
an official of the American Government
and I give yes this s officially due. I
have mad denials to otner inquirers as
this is not a matter for the public. It Is
for the Information cf the widow and of
the Htat Department "
Edward Not Talking.
tVlial else passed between them Mr.
Edwards would not sav.
The consul telegraphed the In formal Ion
to Washington last night and the new
reached El Paso through a press dispet h
when Secretary Bry an made the Informa-
tion public today.
Generally It waa believed that Villa
who had known Benton for years was
trvlna; sol'tarv oonflnemen as a coirec-
j tire to Benton's well known disposition
to speak nis mina rransiy wimoui regard
to consequences. Edwards waited until
after his last hope flickered away with
the departure of the train this morning
before Informing Mrs. Benton that her
husband was dead. She Is a Mexican
and while highly educated understands
the English language imperfectly. The
Consul spoke In his own tongue snd the
result waa that while he was telling his
tragic story the widow on th verge of
nervous breakdown because of her sus-
tained anxiety gathered only the pur-
port of the tale that her husband was
Villa's Version Not Learned.
Villa had gone and tbus his version or
the story remained locked up in the Con-
sul's brea.it and in hi records. The ln-
aMli'y of Benton's friends to get definite
details had much to do in arousing ex-
ritement. After leaving the Consul. Mr.
Cum- called at the Jef tura at Juares to
see Federico Gonzales Garxa. the Jefe
rt arms but the latter was absent Other
officials were enjoying their sies'as and
could not be disturbed.
Just what occurred between Villa and
his Ill-fated visitor Issf Tuesday never
mT b known. It was lesme-l that Ben-
t.n wished permlaalcn to bring to the
Cnlted r-tates 4vv nead of cattle on mi
ranch. Lo Remadios In Western Chi-
huahua. His cousin. part owner of Los
Remedies thought th jequest would be
wasted although other foreigners hsd
been considerately treated when asking
similar favors. Charles Qualey of New
Tork and Mexico a friend now bare
among th other reitigeea. advised him
hare of th probata! yrooedur.
"Villa probably wilt rrant roar request
bat h'D glv you a Uotare and you most
ot fwtit th lcrtrr If yon do yoa
away gwt Into treabia" Qualey amid.
Btntoit Nat Interested In mica.
"If b lecture ma rnlactur back"
swaifon rapUad. "I hav aawar aaada.a
poTirJoal movw In sfertoo and If h ae-
ataaaa aa of It I bar socae noooaaBona
s? asar awe ta aBaJM.
frtanda never saw bins alh- afterwrarda
Aa sir. Beaton gatrwd th story frees
Coswal Edwards. VlUa declined to graat
tha pacwut. aaylag: "Mr. fiaatoa. yo
SMtrec bar seea a fHad l aura and I
doa't waat thosa rattl oxkaa out ot th
couatry. Vt can as then ourwalvwa."
At this point it la assumed a Quarrel
started. Benton was not la accord with
th Mad ere revolution which x palled
Porftrv Diss from Mexico and la th
rorwiga Club at Chihuahua wan went ta
axprwea bis opinio freely. H alaa
cn tUlsed succeeding revolu lions but ais
friesxis agree b asrrwf weat fwrtaar. Tbf
aseerted unaalraossstr that h kept srt (
poittica and aocepied hi t wUhowt
any await act of attempted reprisal. f
Nsvse Owaaa Rawatvar.
Tb ataay parsons waa kaw bJa waB
In Chihuahua aad along tba border assart
that aa never awaad a revolver and did
not bav oa with hlat wbaa h waat ta
Juarwa. VUla aa Wdnaday night talk-
ing ta a reporter asrtd that ba bad
"What ao you think ml a naa waa
waald coai bar and thraaua ns" x-
claimod th rebel leader.
A Mexican ontaadar replied: H
ougtit to a shoe
Thia was 14 aaara after tb aiaeatian
bad take place.
Villa did sot tU th American Caasu
that Baatoa waa courtmartlaied. but of-
ficial Juares today was busy with as-
sert ions to that effect. Name of thoa
who sat at a court wer given aut for
rubUrattoa and it was stated at tba ) fa-
il ra that Benton last request waa that
hla property b turned over to his widow.
Declined ta Qrv Up Body.
Edwards last night asked VUla for tb
body to be brought to thia si da of tb
river but th request was dented.
'Then as a favor to m and t th
widow wiU you hav th grav marked T'
akd th Consul. This Villa proeaiawd.
Hen too. It la said was triad on a
charge of conspiracy against th rebel
government and with "provoking and In-
tuitu General Villa"
Major Jatus Rodrtgues pre idea Adrian
Agurra Ben vide acted aa general ad-
viser to th oourt. and Major Manual
Gloria acted as proeecutor Benton la
believed to hav been hald Incommuni-
cado th while and it la admitted that
there was tone there to represent him.
That there was a real court martial
nearly everybody oa this Bid of th rivr
dubt Th doubter contrast the cas
of Gustav Bauch. a German A merk-an.
accused of being a spy. According to th
rebels the cas of the obacur Bauch
has been cn trial for four days and it
tiu aaid today that no decision had been
Given Crvlllxe War Plul.
The execution of Benton come on th
heels of a secret lntrvtw between Vtl-
la and General Scott on th border Sat-
urday Scott already had sent VUla a
ropy of the rule governing civilised war-
fare and while the conference Saturday
concerned the establishment of a neu-
tral son at Torreon. the American Gen-
eral took occasion to renew hia advice
that Villa observe the rules of war and
treat all prisoner fairly.
ilia accepted the caution tn apparent
good part. As evidence of good faith h
pointed to hi recent guaranteeing th
safety of foreigner who wished to re-
sume their wonted occupation In rebel
territory and which at th time waa ac-
cepted at indicating an era of better
George 0 ( arothers. who represents
the Slats lepartment in many deallnss
with the rebels and who will be present
at the battle of Torreoa in the Interests
of foreigners waa promised a report of
th alleged court martial.
News that th Government at Wash-
ington hsd ordered an Investigation was
received by refugees with Indifference nr
with sneers They wer too excited to
take a calm view of tha situation
Benton comes of an excellent Scotch
family His maternal grandfather. Colo-
nel Hav la said to have participated aa
sn officer In th famous charge of the
Light Brigade at BaJsklava. Two cousins
are In Ihe British army. One Captain
Norman Benton is with the engineer
corps at East Bourne England th other
Lieutenant Ivan Benton I an artillery
officer at present on leave In 8wltsrlani.
i Continued from rag One 1
before it got to the r casing H re-
ceived a signal from the men on the rear
of the car and the rnglnte sounded a
' Lain." he said. "I got a signal to
(.icp and signaled to the engineer He
applied the sir and em-i ge.tcy brakes and
e e . sue to a stop within two and a half
A soon as I saw what was happening
at the rear end of the train I called lo
the rest of the crew and we rushed to
the place of th wreck.
Clark was nowhere In sight but ap-
peared '-railing out of th ditch a mo-
ment later We all began to search for
Schuster and found him under a boxcar
which was partially turned over. After
getting him out we began searching the
wreck of the street car and found Finn
badly hurt about the center ot the car.
We helped him and began looking for the
motorman and found piece of him along
the right of way from where the car wa
first hit to a spot M feet along the track.
"Wi then began searching for any
other victims who might be under th
wreck but ootild find no mora"
The train crew was composed of
Charles Prultt. nglner; Archie Crarv
fireman; E. J. Collin. W. B. Elam and
A. Schuster switchmen and J. W. Clark
Cam From BucMkeMa.
J B Rica tha daad motonnan. was
unmarried and had baaa m th employ
of the Houston Electrlo Company since
August 11. lsll. H forsoarly lived st
Buck holts. Texas where he waa engaged
In farming. He has a brother living at
E. A. Finn the Injured man. resides on
the Liberty Avenue Road. He haa a wife
and seven children. Mr. Finn waa for-
merly in charge of the creosote works of
the Texas and New Orleans Railroad but
re- eiitly has been following the occupa-
tion of a stationary engineer.
J. H KOWEIL WAS KILLED.
Body of BiwniriUe Merchant Wu
Found With Throat Cut
(Hemtttn Pott Sftcidl.)
-BROWNSVILLE. Texas. February 20.
The bod of J. H. Rowell. a merchant.
was louna yesieroay ajiamoon at Be-
baKtlan. this county with his throat cut
and thre bullet holes ta th hand face
and body. Robbery was th motive. Four
hundred dollars Is said to hav been In
his store and is missing.
SULPHUR SPRINGS Tsxat Febru-
ary 20. Bob Mrurdock. aged M. was found
dead late toduy near ths place. A bullet
wound in the head caused death. The
body was lytng on a horse blanket and a
signed check nearby Is expected to glv
a clew to the slayer.
PEACE DAY FOX EL 07 P.
Support of 865000 Member Pledg-
ed to Peace Policy.
(Auoctottd Prut Xrpsrf-)
WASHINGTON. February 29. This
wna "Peace Day" for the Supreme Coun-
cil. Knights of Pythias. In annual con-
vention here and celebrating the order's
Jolden Jubilee." Thomas J. Carting of
Macon. Oa supreme chancellor pledged
the mppirt of the MO.KO brothers'' and
6&.00') "sinters" to Secretary Bryan's
President Wilson tonight shook hands
with 1700 visiting gnightj st aa informal
reception st the white o The con-
jnUonwil adjourn tomorrow.
Teg-p Secured $200.
AMARILLO. Texas Ihshruary M B
porta reached hare today of tha robbarr
of tb two general tores at Dums.
fcleor County u niDaa aorta of Anar
Ule. Both aaxa vara blown tha bar
AT AIR. BRYAN
(Caattoaa froas Fata OoaJ
taat asoat eannhatVally agaiaat tha anal
and Tioaeat treatment accorded foreign-
er during tha past tare yeara at revela-
tion la that aeuatry. bag ta eubenlt a
tha wertd and tha American opla tha
followlag atrial atateaaent at facta:
" - A bee CM - Aaseaetaatiea.
The eaat bloaded and beartleaa aasaa-
alcaUoa at WUham 8 Benton without
any eaaaa whauver atbar than tha fact
that ha want ta Juares ta protest agaiaat
tha aenflacauoa af hla prot'erty. Lo
KoBMdtaa ranch la Northara MaxJoo.
which had baaa rapaatedly tootad. ta bat
another crtm ta b added ta tha baa-
drada that ah-aady havs ba oaarttd
agaiaat all' fortlgnar living ta Mexlo
who hav beea driven from their ho
their property destroyed la many caasa
wxmea have beta outraged and foreign-
era murdered In cold blood and tor aa
atber reason than oa account of thair
Aecu ttat Dpi tiiian..
. ' W bellevf that th Stat Dpartmnt
at Washingtaa haa persistently up-
r res id facU eoacernliaf tha traa eoadt-
tlon in Mexico aad endeavored tareagh
Inspired nawspaiesr and by ether
to mislead the A merle people and form
public opinion for political purpoa la
support of a policy that la rwuaoue ta all
foreign Interest in Max Ico and ta tb
Mexican people themselves In auppart of
this statement w would oall allanttoa
to a revem article In th New York
World which purported to ba a ml-ef-ficial
Interview coming from th Secre-
tary it Htatet office and which statsd
that while a great many Americana bad
lut their live In Mexico not oa bad
been murdered solely on account of kit
Alloa Statement Falee.
"Tlus statement w know to be abso-
lutely falae and w believe there ar re-
port on ftl In th Stat Department
from our own Consuls to th contrary.
W' retail In the last few months such
case aa th assassination of Mr. Burton
at Santa Rosalia. Mr. Hayes aad Mr.
Thomas at Madera and Mr. Brook In
Northern Chihuahua and In every on of
these cases they war most brutally mur-
dered for no other reason that they were
American cl titans.
"Home months ago th Stat Depart-
ment officially declared in one of Its mes-
sages to Mexico that it would hold th
Maxlcan leader personally responsible
for eut rages committed against Amer-
ican. Th present moment our Govern-
ment 1 harboring General Tnea balaaar
who has an unbroken record ever since
he took th field In Mexico of outrages
committed against our iillseua There
ar many clusent of thl city who were
cruelly and brutally treated by this man
many of whom have beeji held for ran-
som and at least one. Mr. Fountain who
waa ahot by hia order and thua far he
has been immune from all punishment
by our Government.
Weferted to Castillo.
"At tb prent moment Maximo Cas-
tillo who for months has been at the
head of an outlaw band in Northern Mex-
ico holding our eitleens for ransom and
perpetrating all kind of outrages whose
band recently burned alive between M
and 0 passengers in.th Cumbr tunmtl
on th Northwestern Railroad. 1 being
given asylum and protection ot our
"W submit these facts aa rldsno
that our Government Is through a weak
and vaccinating policy encouraging the
lawlea leader to commit all kinda of
outrages against foreigner and doing a
great rajueuc to our own people that ta
resulting ha a loaa of hundred of mil.
lions f doJUrs of foreign capital the
murder of many of our cltiaen. th
raping of our American women and ruin-
ation of Mexico itself.
"The career of Francisco VUla an out-
law and murderer for many yeara and
who now Is leading an arbitrary and des-
potic reign of terror ovr Northern Mex-
ico la more cruel and barbarous In hi
method than any tyrant in th world'
Dath for Slightest Cause.
It la a fact that he has treated with
contempt th representative of all Na-
tion and that h does not hesitate to
put a man to death for tha slightest
cause and for in any way Incurring his
displeasure. We believe It a disgrace to
our Government and th American peo-
ple to tolerate auch a man. much lea to
give him moral support therefore be It
"Resolved. That this massage be sent
to the rresldent of the United States the
British Ambassador at Washington to
our United Htstes iSenstors. with ths re-
quest thet It he read Into the Congres-
sional Record and we appeal to them and
t.. all our Kepreeentatlve In Both
branches of Congress to adopt a resolu-
tion to compel the Stat Department to
transmit to Congress its record pertain-
ing to the outrages committed sgalnst
American and foreigners In Mexico and
to take auch action as will rrve our peo-
ple the protection guaranteed them under
their constitutional right and to main-
tain the honor and prestige of our coun-
try In the eyes of the world. Wa appeal
to you to make known the facts to the
A merles n people and to see that our
citlten who re living In Mexico and
hav Invested their money there in good
faith are given the protection thst I
Justly due them."
Theater Wu Crowded.
The lower floor of. the theater was
crowded and th fire department ordered
thj aisle clesred. A crowd of several
hundred failed to gain admittance The
resolutions were adopted with a shout
The proceedings were started by R. M.
Durley calling on former Governor Curry
of New Mexico to act as chairman. Ap-
plause greeted each point brought oat In
the resolution particularly thoa In ref-
erence to Salaxar aad Castillo.
The sudience was com posed of a I arse
fro portion of the refugees now in El
"aso and cltixena generally. There were
a number of soldiers taking their night
off and a sprinkling of woman.
Ths View of El Paao Mayor.
Mayor C. E. Lelley In Issuing order to
his police to stop the proposed park mass
meeting said: "Such a thing may Mad
to a riot. I hare Instructed the police
department to prerent the meeting no
matter what the cost may be. Never
fnce the first revolution broke out In
Mexico three years ago have we permit-
ted any street meetings or a meeting In
the park to be held like the one proposed
by Curry and I feel that we shouldn't
allow is now.
"It haa always been customary for any
one desiring to use the park: to first get
permission from me or th City Council
but the first intimation I had of thia was
whst I saw In an afternoon paper.
"The meeting will probably stir up en-
mity and bitter feeling and serious eon-
sequences of bloodshed might even fol-
low. There are so many factions here
that perhaps one or possibly more of thm
would take offense at what waa said and
In order to prevent anything of thia sort
th police and 8herlffs departments will
be there tn force to not only prevent any
sneaking but to prerent the gathering
of those who seem to ba Interested."
TAMPICO WATER SUPPLY CUT OFF.
Reports Declare Thst Cfty la In Danger
(Hmfos Pert SpteiaO
PORT ARTHUR. Texas February 20.
The water supply of Tatnpico Mexico
has been cut off since February 13 and
the city practically Is In a atata of sUge
according to reports brought her by per-
sons on tank steamers today. It Is re-
ported that sanitary oendltioae are mot
food aad with aa water tba eity st
hreatened with peatUonca. It la said
that on February IT a force) of Federals
was sent to cheek tha rebeJn wba are
oeeratlag near tha olty.
Owty One "WOMO QUIHIWK
TRY FLAW JUICE
XiteTtatinf Slaiemea. ky 7. H- Eol-
V awry Letlinj Grocer el
Walla baying- aara Plant Jul tba
raUowIng atateasaat was made bfhfr.
J. H- Uolaway a basting roor of Bar
"My wtf and X ar both taking Plant
Jala far sHoaaak trouble. It baa prev.
ea ta be jus the treatment wa wer
looting far. and I am net aarprlasd at
tb strong taatlsaaalala far It ftlnoe take
lag it. w bath have goad aetna
food digests wU aad there ta a leer
gaa ar baeettng attar aaeala I Bad It
tha beet ritaiiaar.' My wife was very
nervous and ran dawn. Mow aha M feel-
ing mwah better ta every way. W are
both glad ta apeak a rood wart tor Pmat
Thara a) a teat aa aissatfta aa naai
Jul in ess battler lias
maa la cam I
namely aai-seaa eeautty and
troabJa. Meatlfled with tn
E taint ar deraaaini ina at the liver-!
lanave and bleed. Pa sale wba Buffer
from taeMa-watSaa. aenwaaaeaa beadacha
bardraabe aaalaiinl aeadltlena. ton at ap-
petite. alianHaoBtaa aad kindred allsaeata
will flad la rtaat Xuloa a aulck aad
pi naaaeat ewre. Oa) ba IVeuaa'a aad get
a bottle and try lt--Averti nsst
'The Young Lady
Across the Way"
The young lady aeroes tha way say
she overheard bar father say that noth-
ing was more foolish than to hunt for
mare' nests aad she suppose d they were
pretty hard to find ta these days of auto-
mobiles. BRIEF BITS
BIRMINGHAM. February 1. Thre
women claiming ta be the widow of A.
J. Walker who waa a soldier in the Con.
federate army are drawing pnttra from
th Htat of Alabama on th basis of -services-
rendered the Confederacy by '
Walker Stat otfloanl today took np
the question to determine which of the
women la entitled to the asnatoa. Each
baa been drawing 111 a quarter for sev-
NORFOLK. Vs. February N. Tba
Government sea coast wires tonight
brought new of an unknown steamer
ashore half a mile north of th Little
Island life saving station. Life aavers. It
waa statsd. would not be able t idtatlfy
the steamer until morning.
The vessel (truck during a avr
northeast gal accompanied ay a snow-
storm. LITTLE VALLEY. N. T February M.
George W. Cole special proeecutor. fin-
ished th expert medical testimony today
In the trial of Mr. Vynihla Buffum
charged with poisoning her husband. r.
Cols Is ready to show a motive tn the
alleged relations of Mis Buffum with
Ernest Frahm who is awaiting trial on
the charge of murder.
NEWARK N. J.. February N George
Bernhardt a cook was arrested today in
West Orang. a suburb charged with
writing threatening letters to President
Wilson. Th poswfTlc Inspectors traced
to Bernhardt letters signed "God s Son."
which havs been mailed to the President
for three month past from Newark and
NEW TORK February SO. Rather
than far a charg to he wrote in a
note mad against him by several small
girls. John A. Boyken. a wealthy and
prominent druggist in ths Harlem section
of the city committed suicide today in
a bedroom In his store by drlnkng poi-
son. He was U years old.
CHICAGO February 20 -Three build-
ings were partially w lacked a do sen per-
sons wr Injured by flying glass whan
thrown from thtr oeds and window a
block away war shattered early today
when a bomb was exploded In th door-
way of Leonardo M stone's grocery In th
LITTLE ROCK Ark February 20
In the United States District Court to-
day Judge Trleber decided In favor of the
Government In the case of th United
State vt Lee Wilson A Co. The de-
cision Involved about 120090 acre of fer-
tile alluvial lands In the St. Francis
LONDON February M Omission of
the word "obey" from th marriage ferr-
ic of the Church of England appeared to
find considerable support today among the
bishops attending th House of Convo-
cation of the province of Canterbury now
in s Ion hr.
ALBANY. N. T.. February 10. Every
obstacle to the (lection as State chair-
man of the Democratic party of William
Church Osbom. apparently was removed
today when George M. Palmer the in-
cumbent announced he would resign
ST. JOHNS. K. F7yabrnsry . Tb
British choonr Grand Faita 42 days
from Harbor Breton for Oporto and not
reported sine her departure January T.
has been given up ha- for lost. The
vessel carried a crew at eight men.
CHICAGO February "Not guilty"
waa ths plea of William Cheney Ellis
former Cincinnati (either merchant at
the opening of his trial today on tha
charge that he murdered his wtf tn a
hotel here last October.
NASHVILLE. Tnn. February 20. A
Gallatin. Tenn. special today announces
the receipt by relative of a cablegram
announcing tas death in Soo Chow
China of Mrs. H. C Duboee a Presby-
PAJUS February M. Tha Official
Journal tomorrow wfll print a notice of
the suspension of th money order serv-
ice between French aad Mexican post-
offices. TEXAS ACCIDENTS.
HUNTS VLLLE Texas
Robert Cime tha yeimg
injured by belna ran i
ran orar by a wM
bore Wadaaaday afternoon ta
Teraly mjnred than was at tret thotsjbt
DALLAS Team February R-A. i.
Abaraathy at Arunaton. Texan t tftng
at tba Beads SanTurnrra with a frna-
turad skoA. wnrternod FrVbay wW he
was etraakssnasrnrsw ear edtb
P Wagon Housoxsim
: test stasdird brand of the trade
: . ' " now reduced in price f :
Were $5 and tf :
' - daa awa r . . "
Hcnjfoa'j But Sore for lien
Your Banking Business
Is solicited and will be appreciated bj this bank.
We Pay 4 on Saving Depoisits:
Compoonded semknnnaUys jltoaary ht tad July 1st
THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE
Now on Second Floor
Maine and Prairie Lum-
bermans National Bank
Hoioton Tltlo Guaranty Go
MINOR STtWART rrMa
STE WAR.T ABSTRACT (SI TITLE CO.
ABSTRACTS QUARANTf S POLrCIKS
ASK YOUR NEIGHBOR WE PREPARED HIS TITLE :
"H la Rattar ba lea Sal Than Serrr"
STEWART RUILOIRO AOS FANNIN STRRtT
"Cranston's Own" Mixed Feed
VOU'VI TRIED THE WEST-NOW USE THE REST
rUSTON 243 sad 393
A Cm A-ZiM
NEUHAUS & CO.
Texans Brought Action in
Southern States Cotton Corporation.
Said to Owe Various Somi on
Cotton Purchaaed of
MMris Prut Asyerl.) .
DALLAS Texas February to. Aa In-
voluntary petition In bankruptey waa Mad
in h Txtaral eourt her today aaalnet
tha Bouthern States Cotton Corporation. v
The petitioners are w. u. nnuui r.
Wadsworth J. M. McCoy and Mm. Mary
V. Wadsworth who claim various stuns
due on oottoa sold to the corporation.
Th corporation waa organlied under
th laws of Alabama with ll0es
capital. Ita announced purpos waa to
try t hold cotton for a uniform prtc of
16 cent per pound.
About 7600o worth of the stock haa
been old. according ta Vic President
W B. Teary. Officer of the corporation
are G. D. wadley of Maeon Ga. presi-
dent; W. B. Yeary of Dallas vloe preal-
oent; E. T. 'Wadley. treasurer and W. VL
Jones treasurer for Texaa.
The Bouthern State Cotton Corpora-
tion Is at present on a eound financial
basts" declared Vice President W. B.
Yeary when told of tha flllnc of bank-
ruptcy ptoceedlnn- 'Tha papers filed are
absurd and w win easily be able t
knock Ihem out Th corporation la abl
to pay every cent which ft owes en cot-
ton being held accordlnn to afreooieats
nad contracts mad. Wa ar at preeent
holding about 6ttw bales of cotton."
Tba petitioner allege th corporation
i.I ..I nt Kanlrmnlev ehM
J an Fbroary I It paid 8. H. P. Pell A
Co OX WOW xors awvw win un iv.vw
Jjalee of eotton the ooraaratlon purchased
Were $7 and t87
Tali Company haodlea rani estate
In all Ita branch and If too desire
to travel or are nnabla to f1T atten-
tion to your property bacauaa of tha
(tresa of your other affairs appoint ua
Wa assure you of tha moat careful
attention to ovary detail connected
with your property. . .
Hossten Land & Trust Cempisy
(Caerweea 1ITI asaf rWaVj.l
Capital tars. S00000.00
WOOD AND WILLOW StS.
Pleroe-Fordyca 00 Association.
Magnolia Petroleum Co.
Great Southern life Innirnno Co.
Rio Grand Fir Iasuranoe Co.
Texas Co. (Stocks or Bends).
Banker Trust Co. Stack.
Orders executed for New York Stock
Exchange listed stocks aad bonds.
Wa . King W. D. anrwooa.
WM. B. KINQ A CO.
-ataokand and Dealer. ''
obtained aad trademarks and copyrights
retistered. Write (or Inventor's Oulde
Book. Offices at V)l-4 Lumuermaaa
Bank BulMIng Hooeton Texas. Fhobe
HARDWAY & CATHEY
iSSSig I 'I II -IS
Phon Frertaa s. 117 lsaa
BASKETS ALL KINDS
418-81 S MAIN STREET'
THE COMHOKWEALTH TRUST CO.
Does a Trust Company Business buy
and sells all kinds marketable Bonds
handles real estate and rentals.
E. linton..aigr. Bond Departroent
R. C. Oeorg Mgr. Real Batata and
W. aV. Rleharda raaldent
F. F. Flmlno Traeeurer
from tha New York Arm. No explanation
why thia wa oonsldtred an ant of bank-
ruptcy was given In the petition. The
amount named by MoGoy In hi petition
Is $l4wt which ha claims ta due aa part
of tb pwrchaee price of as bale of oot-
toa which b sold the corporation. Thia
to tha largest suns named by. any of tha
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