The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 297, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 28, 1920 Page: 1 of 4
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Tfa. Pr**»ce of Wales
f» worthy of em
>, tSSf 7»r 2-S& MOTOSOTOUS AM) LAW
will speak here to- *}«« »» the cause.
Hr. Noff WUl arrive
1 on Mo. 16 and will be
k reception committee.
Simmons, ofte of the close
Of the candidate, will entor-
>».» him at lunch, and during the
afternoon other friend* will aceom
over the city to aee the
The Woodmen of the World hare
called Off an entertainment for to-
-----night on account of Mr.
Mr. Nefftafrlenda totals
city eeem to be unnumbered.
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1 OF P. ILL
Center Grand Lodge Rank on
night at «:80 o'clock the
#f Pythias of Orange wlU
a session and here exemplifica-
tion of secret work and other lodge
There will be aS'emergency session
of the grand lodge for the purpose or
Bferring the grand lodge rank on
past' chancellors in this district
„„o desire to avail themselves of this
J The meeUng will he open end
there wHl he e program with re-
• freahments for the Knights and their
i friends end families.
Pat M. Neff, candidate for gover-
nor, pant chancellor of the Knights
• Pythias, who wlHjpeelt here lo-
in vlted. to ettepd
KANSAS CITY: Ralph Spencer,
bridegroom, fainted here In e bank
lobby when he discovered that his
wallet and $10,000 In caeh.JpherUed
from a relative, waa missing.
OKLAHOMA CITY: Since the de-
cision of the state health officer that
Whiskey was of no medicinal value in.
combstUng influenza, there hat been
quite a decrease in the number of
WASHINGTON: Henry P. Flet-
cher, United States ambassador to
Mexico, yesterday quit his post with
the announcement that be could be
of no further benefit to hors or the
Mexican gpvernmpijk v
tlipKN, MO.: *1#7BttD0'»fe to-
day destroyed the building of the
Levi Mercantile company here, pre-
sumably being started by robbers
who blew two safes in fbe store just
prior to the lire.
H AMP AN: The
Itataa, which waa
or the crew, ail'la well, commander
every lodge in the
them to attend the i
OWEN, WOMEN'S PRES-
By united Pies# ,
Oklahoma Chty, Ian. 2$,—The first
women’s state democratic convention
has endorsed Senator Robert I,
■ of nations.
leaders from mr-
si director" of
OB his premises,
Ail the male
BUDAPEST: Americana. Engllsh-
wen end Frenchqien are buying the
of the late Hungarian royal
greatly reduced prices, ac-
ta reports. ‘ 4
RICHMOND: the Virginia hones
of representative* today recommend-
ed Urn submission of the suffrage
to a vote of the people,
by s vote of 66 to 39.
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CHICAGO: Three persons are
dead end eight othebs In hospitals,
tykdn as a beverage is
DRY TRUCK COLLIDE
OK GREEN AVE.
CHAS. COALE IN TRUCK
Price Slowly Regains Con-
sciousness and Memory.
♦ to reach or <
ity-two feet: eta- 4
^toeed’to.r flit!" $
e transport P
- w )iCBtion In a St. Louts paper In March,
CHARLESTON: W. S. Halllhan,
prohibition commissioner, announces
that the drived upw lTt fun swing
against the operation of illicit whis-
key stills and Wllfbe continued until
the practice is stopped. !
CUE OF NATIONS
By United Press.
Excelsior Springe. Mo.. Jan. J8.—
Hiram Johnson bee carried the
league of nations light into the third
Missouri district’s special congress-
ional election. Speaking here last
Bight he attacked the league, de-
claring voters must (feeble whether
their sons are to be internationalised
or are to remain ’’Americans under
187 DIE INFLUENZA.
•, By United Press.
Washington. Jam 2g.—The resig-
nation of Henry P. Fletcher, ambas-
sador to Mexico, was officially an
. nounced today by Secretary Lansing.
Fletcher asked that the resignation
he acted on |t once. Fletcher Has
beeh in the. diplomatic
year*.' ■X'i 4>j
By United Press.
Chicago. Jan. 28.—Effort* to halt
the ipread of Influenza continued to-
day lathe face of a new d‘eath\record
president. The women wm, deaths reported,
ecord as favoring the » ■ ■ 0 • ■
BERLIN FINDS A
NEW SYSTEM IM-
la not the only place where they
Berlin. (By Mall.)
mmmm ~ «»«
now devices for whiskey smuggling
Custom tnepectors on/ the
border found a cold locomotive
heading behind the regular
brim with spirits.
The inspectors confiscated
One of the most miraculous
capes from death occurred this morn-
ing at 10 o’clock, when Cal Price,
electrician for the Lutcher Memorial
Presbyterian church, while riding his
Excelsior motorcycle, struck due of
the Orange Laundry trucks and was
hurled completely over the vehicle.
Mr. price landed on the sidewalk un-
conscious,* and was immediately
In Russell Palmer's car a*#
to Dr. Pearce's office where
he soon regained consciousness. /
The accident occurred on the Cor-
ner of Sixth and Green avenue. Price
wlia going west on Green avenue sad
the laundry track driven by Charles
Coaie was running north down Sixth
street. An auto coming east up
Creep avenufe. hid the approaching
laundry truck from the motorcycle
ridor*a v(ew.. . .
The motorcycle received a broken
pedal, while the Itord had Its radia-
tor broken loose and glasses broken,
Mr. Price, upon regaining ~ con-
sciousness, could not remember any*
thing, and did not Jcnow that he,had
San Francisco, Jittt. 28.—Just 60
years ago the pony express which
.carried letters from,St. Louis to San
Francisco in eight day's was inaug-
urated. To jay plans are being made
to establish a transcontinenal air-
plane mail service and trail-blaring
Rights have been made as far west
as Omaha. • -
It waa a great achievement when
_____ other than temporary uu-
consclousness and a slightly bruised
hand and head. •. . r>:
MANY JOIN CLUB.
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Dallas, Tex., Jsn. 28.—More than
208 persons and firms, including the
State -of Texas and Hew Mexico, have
already joined the 19*0 limit’ club
by purchasing either 81,080 of War
Savings Stamps or $1,000 worth of
Registered Treasury Savings Certift-
ment Savings Division her*. The
January price of $1,000 (maturity
value) War Savings Stamps or $1,000
(maturity value) (Registered Treas-
ury Savlnga Certificates la $824.
made byjDInsmore W. Hume, F«
al District Director of the Gov
meat Savings Division her*.
By United Prose.
Washington, Jan. #8.—
GlaSa to make a new appeal to con
Iresa for an appropriation for $160,-
000,000 to relieve starvation In Po-
land, Austria and Armenia. He said
the situation in these countries was
START SELECT JURY.
By United Press.
I- Gtatad ftaplds, Mich., Jan.
e Selection of a jury for the trial of
tor N«wlM|i£4bd 124 coidefend-
in an ea*tbound freight train. They Senator Newberry and 12
lecamC suspicious and on examining for election frauds
he boiler found tbl* filled to the j«y> It was expected that the selec-
tlon of the Jury would require sev-
SERVICE OF SIXTY YEARS
AGO FOLLOWED BY
FUGHTS MADE TO OMAHA
Ten Miles an Hour Was a Won-
derful Speed Record in
THESE TOKENS OF APPRE
CIATION TO BE PRE-
SENTED FEB. 22
VAN ARSDEL GETS WORD
Orangeites Next of Kin to Dead
Heroes Requested to
"The French government,' as a
token of its appreciation of our ser
vice, will present on February 22nd.
War Certificates to the next of kin
of every American soldier who made
the supreme sacrifice in the world
war. These certificates will be dis-
tributed through the army and navy
recruiting stations assisted by the
American Legion." • ■'
A general letter containing the
above paragraph has been received
by W. F. Van Arsdel, commander of
Lloyd Grubbs post of the American
Commander Van Arsdel is anxious
that every person in Orange who is
next of kin to a man who died in the
service, will pend In his or her name
to him. Appropriate public ceremon-
ies jflll be held at the presentation
of the certificates.
IX >03 By United priro.
Washington, _Jan. 28.—Reform
fbrees here are "quietly organizing
for a drive against horse racing and
gambling. The fight wilt not begin
in the open' until they are certain
they haye enough votes to assure
success. They are now lining up the
The senate judiciary committee
now has under consideration'a bill
which would bar sending betting
odds through the mills or carer tele-
graph or telephone wires.
WILL SPEAK TO t I
The great Interest shown In the
election for drainage bonds on next
Saturday is being emphasized each
day and tonight at the colored high
school Messrs. W. H. Stark, Geo. W.
Bancroft, Will Lea, E. T. Brake, E. L.
Bruce and others will address the
A11 of the preachers of the colored^
churches, together with Superintend-
ent Pettaway of the colored schools,
are working to secure a large at-
tendance so that the speakers will
have an opportunity to address a
goodly number of the colored people
and explain fully the objects and
purposes of the election.
The speaking will commence
promptly at 8 o’clock and the com-
mittee haying the master in charge
earnestly asks that every speaker be
on hand at the above hour.
of Gtfct year, of the following adver-
"IV San Francisco in eight days.
Th4 first carrier of the Poney Ex-
press will leave the Missouri river on
Tuesday, AlM 3, and will run regu-
larly thereafter, carrying letter mail
ly. Telegraph mail eight days,
letters ten days to San Francisco!”
The population of San Francisco
and other CtJifornia towns eagerly
welcomed rills Service, bringing them
into .touch ax it did with the states
from which the gold hunters and
other fortune seekers had migrated.
Ten riders going each -way, with
changed horses every twenty-five
miles, brought the pouches of mall
acmes the thousand-mile wilderness.
The pony express, with its fast riders,
among them “Buffalo Bill" (Colonel
William F. Cody) then a young man.
waa one of the most romantic fea-
tures of the great western country.
Many were the adventures these dar-
ing riders had. They averaged sev-
enty-fiye miles a day, but often cov-
ered double that distance. “Buffalo
Bill” once made a ride of 384 miles
when th« messenger who was waiting
wan killed. Often chased by In-
dians or ’’sniped” by outlaws, the
'pony express riders were exposed to
death at alt timed, and they braved
raih and snow storm, as port of an
One of the memorable achieve-
ments of the pony express was the de-
livery of Lincoln’s inaugural address
in mi, when all, the western coun-
try wMuwRitiiiR fof th© moni©ntoiis
news from the capital. The addres*
waa hurried to St. Joseph, Mo., thb
• ‘taking off place” of the pony ex-
press. Wrapped in oil skin and put
in saddle bags the address was start-
ed on Its way amid Wild cheers.
Fresh horses waited ,at every ten
miles, and- the final ten miles before
reaching San Francisco was made In
81 minutes. The message was car-
ried by the riders a total or 1,960
miles in 186, hours, an average of a
tittle more than ten mile* an hour.
That was jtohderful 1n those days. (
750 CASES OF FLU
IN OKLAHOMA CITY
By United Preex.
Oklahoma City, Jan. 28.—In the
last 24 hours 269 cases of Influenza
have been reparted,"brfftgthg the to-
tal up to 760. The announcement
by federal authorities that whiskey
could be obtained by influenza suffer-
ers is believed to be partly respon-
sible for the tremendous jump.
CHANGE OF VENUE
nv frnlto.1 Ppmb -.iL il
■**# U|UW« 8 YPp-f, ; • ,4
Some Senators Want the Issue
Brought to Open
By United Tress.
Washington, Jan. 28.—Ti(e bi-par-
tisan treaty conferences will be re-
sumed tomorrow, although senators
who desire ratification of the trea’ty
urge .that no more time be wasted
in secret parleys. They want the
ratification issue called up imme-
diately In the open senate, saying
this appears thfe only way out of the
treaty tangle. '
WOOD GIVES NAME
AS A CAI
By United Press.
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 28.—-.Gen-
eral Leonard Wood authorized the
printing of his name on the Indiana
ballot as a candidate for the presiden-
tial nomination on the republican
By Unlfed Press.
Halifax,. Jan. 28.—The disabled
army transport, Powhatan, was dock
ed here safely today, -after a terrific
battle against disaster on the high
seas. All on board the ship were
OF SABINE SOON
The dredging of the channel of the
Sabine river will be begun soon, ac-
cording to advices received from the
Bowers-Southern Dredging company
today by Mr. Geo. W. Bancroft, a
member of the navigation board or
the local chamber of commerce
Preparations are being made to move
their equipment to Orange. '
in communicating with Mr. Ban-
croft they stdted that it would be urn-
necessary for them to gecure the
services of a houseboat that would
accommodate about 40 people, who
"will be employed in the work. Mr.
Bancroft would be glad to hear from
anyone who la In position to furnish
this type of boat and who would be
willing to rent it for this purpose!! and
assures that this Will be the means
of facilitating the dredging.
DIES IN OKLAHOMA
Fort Worth, Jan. 28.—M. O.
Healey, the midget portrayer of
"Jeff,” who is probably remembered
by more .children throughout the
United States than any other freak
actor-or actress, died the oth*% day
at Ardmore, O^la., following , the
close of the "Mutt A Jett" khow
there,'and the remains were shipped
to the man’s former home, New Ro-
chelle, N. Y., for burial. Healey,
who was a Thirty-second degree Ma-
son, was 49 years old, 42 inches in
height, and unlike most midgets, had
a strong resonant voice. His wife
and son played with him in the show.
They accompanied the remains east.
The following front-page story con-
cerning the ambltiqns of tbe Orange
Rotary club, appearing in Tuesday's
Galveston News, will prove of inbpest
not only to the Rotarians but our ct^
isens generally who Are desirous of
having one of our prominent ettirtrts
Orange, Tex., Jan. 26.—The Or-
ange RotarlaUs will at thglr weekly
luncheon sound the first gpng of a
broad campaign to be conducted in
behalf of the Candidacy of H. J. L.
Stark, the local president; ' tor the
next district governor. A large cam-
paign committee/Is already at work
and has enlisted support in pi
tleally every city where there i* A
club. The dub will endeavor to be
$8 per cent represented at the 0
veston conference Feb. 16 And 17.
SEC.-MOR., TRAFFIC MAN-
AGER AND THE STENO-
DISCUSS PACKERS MEET
Drainage Will Be Discussed
At the luncheon of the executive
and advisory committees of the cham-
ber of commerce today if was unani-
mously decided that the salary of the
Secretary-manager be raised from
83,600 per year to $6,000 per year,
that the traffic manager’s salary be
raised from a guaranteed $360 per
month to a guaranteed $6,000 per
annum, and that the stenographer’s
salary be raised to $126 per month.
It was further decided that A*>e sec-
retary-manager or the tAJtle Skna-
ger be in the office at all times if
possible, to transact the business of
the organization, and tha|_, each
should have a half day off on every
other Saturday, alternating. Ail ex-
penditure! over a reasonable amount
for incidentals will in the future be
approved by tbe executive commit-
tee before being accrued. ' -, -
Many communications were read at
the meeUng. among which was an
answer from Port Arthur concerning
taking fresh water from the Sabine.
That city has promised to confer
with Orangeites before taking any
definite steps in the matter.
The meeting t>f the manufacturers’
committee which wilt be beta this
afternoon at 3 o'clock in the room*
of the chamber with the packers, was
William Reid, who conducted to-
day’s meeting asked a report on the
census to which George Foreman re-
ported that the census taking in the
city "had been finished, and that prac-
tically all had been taken in the
country .. .
At today’s meeting Ur. Reid intro-
duced as his guest, Mr. F. B. Wiae»_
secretary of the Rice Mtliern’ asso-
ciation, with headquarters at Lake
Charles, and the club also had as its
guests, Mr. McAllister and Mr. Gib- t
buds. i ;■
A number of the leading citizens
will speak at the colored schools to-
night on the subject of drainage, it
was announced at today’s meeting.
BARGE EBSEN LEAVES
Will flo to Tampico for Cargo of Oil.
The barge W. A. Ebsen, recently
built and launched from the National
ship yards, left Orange this morning
fur Port Arthur, from which place it
will go to Tampico for a cargo of oil.
to be taken to South Port, La. The
crew of tbe Ebsen were taken from
There will be no new boats leav-
ing from the National in than near
future. . —
Several days ago the last of the In-
ternational five-masted barkentlneB.
the “Monfalcone" was towed out of
the harbor for Pascagoula. Mias.
|t is thus that the once thriving
ship building industry of Orange is
slowly dying out. All of the Inter-
national ships have gone, and the Na-
tional ships are leaving one by one.
NOTIFIES HUGE B.
MCLEAN HE PASSES
Hugh B. McLean, one of the *
graduates of the Orange Htgh i
Who has been attending A. i
egb, has just received a leti
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Connally, H. C. The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 297, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 28, 1920, newspaper, January 28, 1920; Orange, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth645615/m1/1/: accessed June 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.