The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 209, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 16, 1926 Page: 3 of 4
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THE DAILY NEWS-TELEGRAM
MYSTERY MAN I
FOUND IN WACO
M ia home,
illas end Fort
|e Cotton Belt
REPORT OF HOPKINS
Waco, Texas, Sept. 16.—Charged
with forgery, Lewis has become
known as the “mystery man” of the
0 McLennan county jail. He says his
| mind is a blank concerning events of
his Ufa during the la* six years. ___________
His sudden awakening from kis al-1 generai chairman; Mrs. Chas. H.
leged six-year dare happened in a pe- Agee was elected secreUry.
collar manner. He was sleeping in program was carried out
the jail when a one-legged prisoner’s puWi,hed from day to day.
wooden leg came loose causing the Reports of committees are as fol-
prisoner to stumble and fall against J low§.
Lewis. With a start Lewis awoke
■RIOT CALLS to I
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The Teachers Institute met in
regular annual session Sept. 6-10
with an enrollment of 236.
Prof. Hugh Porter waa elected
And son, Tur
[visit with her
and Mrs. J.
ng in Pitta-
on Friday and
prisoner to stumoie anu lowi:
Lewis. With a start Lewis awoke finance: After all expenses of tn-
and asked where he was—he seemed strBetor>i secretary, janitor and mis-
amaxed to find himself in jail and I cejinneous were paid there was a
charged with forgery. He asked the k||nc( 0f $82.07. This balance is to
date and said he hardly could be- ^ „Md t0 supplement funds for In-
lieve It when told. The last he could I terscholastic League.
remember, he said, Was August
On that date, Lewis,
Membership in State Teachers
Association: A number of teachers
Los Angeles,'Sept. 15.—With the
services at Angrius Temple report-
ed to have reached”* peak of hyster-
L>»1 ownifomsnf and with thotlSAIlds j
r " *>iis . -X r Mb
wmu y ss
."V !! •
f ' jNjfj
196V. I AWVCIBUUU. « ----
On that date, Lewis, who is 26, r<,ported themselves becoming mem-
said he received injuries to his head ! jjer# 0j thin body. The County Su-
and arm in ah oil field accident near pcrfntendent urges that each teach-i ...........TC'llZu„ „„'.ha
Electra. He said his last recollection er be loyal to this educational force) ous as the mass of humanity on ^
_____ .miU* an anaesthetic in .l.i u «an«in» tAArhimr condition*
«a WIbyt T«*cnru »
leal excitement and with thousands
of persons milling about the etreets
outside and ctaithoring at the doors,
* riot call has been sent to police
Squads of police and Diputy
Sheriff* have been rushed to the
scene armed with shotgun*, and it
is reported that all traffic on Glen-
dale Boulevard, a main artery of
traffic, h*» been stopped.
Wild cries of “hallelujah" and
“praise the Lord" are reported is-
suing from the huge edifice where
Aimee Semple McPherson, evangel-
ist, announced she expect* to be ar-
rested before morning.
The situation has become danger-
.1. _____- .i L..w>ewltv An thft
S* * --Sr,
* r ^
Ith friends in
WFCira. nv ,-----
was of going under an *n*e»th©tic w*
a Wichita Falls hospital
County authorities checked the
record of the hospital and found a
man named Lewis had been treated
for injuries to his arm, although no
mention was made of head injuries
on the records.
The Texhoma Oil Company, for
which the boy was working at the
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make Hopkins county 100 per cent overflowing. ___
pnr^oi:ru^Mne .J. mA
tZSSZ 122?* * robef*of* her "office elr.d the pul-
theTnter.chola.tic League to serve Lit and informed her
for the ensuing year, 1926-27: Di-| that she had reliable Information)
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■or, who has
Pin Dallas and
1 he past two
The Texhoma Oil Company, for for the ensuing year, 1926-27: DH that she nau rename
which the boy was working at the rector Gen„ J. Q. Wiler; director of that she was to be arrested, ,
in io2n. writing. Mrs. Agee; *P*Uin]
|llege street to
|nd the twelve-
limit to the
fort of electric range*.
in, Mimeen *j»w» .........
|„ 1920. |writing. Mrs. Agee; spelling, Pie. jah. they will never squelch -
tification and finger prints have been ed together Friday morning, Sept, lifting their
t.i.n 1 in. hv the Director General, Mr. J.I their suppo:
Told that he was arrmted at West
for forging a check, wwl* declares
thousand* — .— - ,
rose in their teats tnd,)
right hands, pledged)
their support, shouting "We are|
the cooirtng itj—•-
rang**, we hay* *r
special aeriee of praci.v
authority on th* subject.
I Idea of
talks by an
lor * v.™
that he doesn't know where West is
and can remember nothing.
Ison and Misses
lie Goodson of
TO 6000 WOMAN
firing her sunt,
has gone to
teacher* of the
it of the Bap-
ill entertain on
o’clock at the
Shelton on Gil-
to face with
ugji guys quail-
the man they
day and Satur-
n J. Thompson
, have gone to
ve come to us
week to change
r% The old ad-
We can’t find
on our list un-
d address, with
Mrs. D: H. Foust died Sept. 6.
She has gone to her reward, which
we are sure was a great one. Any
person that can meet death a» » j (,d cards
welcome guest, and with shouttngj man on the tcl
and praising their Savior as she did
in her last hours, makes us sure her
treasurer* are great in Heaven. In
Acta 13: 36 we find where David
served hto feneration. How? As a
great king. So she served her gen-
eration just a* well, not as a king
hut as a queen, to home, to husband,
to children, to friends, and to God
•he has been as true as David was
in serving hi. generation. I nU(fe b,rf,.
We ask God’s blessings on the Lje(j
father, sister and children, especial-
)y do we ask God’s blessings upon1
the boy that did not get to be with
mother in her last hours and view
her last remain*. May he accept her
Savior as his Savior.
As we viewed her face for the
last time who has been so good and
true we can say, Mother, you were,
so kind; we’ll always remember you
Mother, perhaps you were not known
far. To us children you Were sweet.
We know you are shining as a star
up yonder at Jesus’ feet. We will
ever strive to live the 4ife in youth
you taught us to by your teachings
and the help of. your Christ, then we
some day will meet you.
R. W. ATTAWAY.
10, by the Director General, Mr. J. I
Q. Wiler, for the purpose of mak-
ing plana for the league next spring, i ~ _ .._District I
Much interest was shown in the Los Angeles Sept. 15.-Di*trirt
meeting, and . number of helpful Attorney Asa Key*.
suggestions were given by various was holdi^ a *^®f eorfere
member, of the committee that five to determine
promise of a much better league for th. arrest of Alme.
next year than we have ever had. son, evangelist, of Ange u. Temple
A motion was introduced by Mr. here, following the developm.nt of
Morris Roach that Mr. Morris Hyde, the last two days ta'*«*«** jJJ
county athletic manager, be given her disappearance May 18 to Jone|
authority to have score cards print-) 23. __ , I
ed to be used at each trial game ini The District Attore.y suppl-
each district. The motion was adopt- mented his statement 1st 7 j
... „ the f.». rwult .1 ,.m, .h.th.r « «J
and be signed by the Principal of be ordered under >rr^ *“ *}* 'he
each school. By this method confu- jeet of conferences. that th
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The following constitute the score would be made. n„nioe |
card committee: Mr. Carl Roach, Charge, made by Ml- B«ni
Mr M C. McClain, Mr. Carl Flem- Morris, secreUry to tho laU
mins. McKinley, blind Long Beach attor-
A motion w.s made by Mr. Me- Ley. that Aimee Semple
(’lain that the athletice be placed on had assisted in s pi
The motion ear- mythical sbductor. to substantiate
her kidnaping story, brought “brief
It was urged that other contests comment from the evangelist
wl, USL u —a k
It is the duty of every teacher in dently a part of a giant consplra y,
the county to encourage hi* pupils) Mrs. McPherson declared.
y UU UN BUUJWVi*
if own cooking problanui out
Uemonsiruuou auu»» ■**
Come in any apenwon this wash
between 2 and 4t30 o dock.
See It cooked; taate
aeH aa to the aunat
cally cooked food*. No--
No promisee-no obligation,
the seriea ol talk* U for *K
betterment of home coo
tiona In every home.
want you to fee r*
, * - A&j
Texas Public Utilities Company
to take part in these feats. *>
Methods for raising fund* for
trophies for winners in each district
were discussed. However, as no eer-
Uin method was selected It was de-
cided «to wait until another meeting
of the , committee.
The following constitut* the dis-
trict chairmen of the county: Dia-
trict No. 1, J. J. Robinson; No. 2,
Tunney, who began his
rounds; Fay Kelser, no decision, 10
rounds; Charley Weinert, no deci-
sion, 12 rounds; Tommy Loughrnn,
no decision, 8 rounds; Harry Grcb,
lost decision, 15 rounds (lost the
championship). _ a
1923-Jack Clifford, K. 0„ 8
„ 1923-Jack Ciinoro, ”•<j
16.—Gene) roondl, Chuck Wiggins, decision, ir
professional roumU; Harry Gteb, decision, »
ring career in 1919, the year that routld„ (reg8jned , championship);
»3 Tr no T; *- ~e*«- .
®“-‘ - MeKsy: N?6, Mr. Carl knockouU in sixty-two battle, he J Jiminy D,,.ney, no
Mr, W. C.
BOARD FAVORS PAROLE FOR
JOHN W. LANGLEY
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 15.—John W.
Langley, former Congressman from
Kentucky, serving a sentence in At-
lanta Federal penitentiary on con-
viction of conspiracy * to violaU th*
Federal prohibition act, was recom-
mended for parole by the Parole
Flemming: No. 7, Prof. Grant; No.
g, Mr. McClain; No. 9, Mr, F- %
HUGH POSTER, Chairman.
MRS. CHAS. H. AGEE, Secy.
r Barber Shop
to the E. * M.
via street. We
>d than ever be-1 menace lor i«mv« ■»/ — ------
beet of barber! Board, it was learned Wednesday at
K Hair CqU, the AtlanU prison,
ur trade appre-1 The recommendation for clem-
[. Barber Shop.) ency goes to Washington to Attor*
>ps. (dw-tf) ney General Sargent.
FLOGGING OF 63
IN FLORIDA NOW
ha* fought over a aeven-year perl-
Tunney has tasted defeat bu
once in his career, loaing a fifteen-
round decision to Harry GrebJl
Madison Square Garden in 1922.
and with H the American light-
heavyweight championship. Gen*
more than squared this account,
however, by regaining the title
from Grab th* next year and beat-
ing him ani» "1th the clumpl°n'
ship at stake
Jimmy Delaney, no decision. 10
rounds; Jack Renault, no contest, *
1924— Harry Foley, no dcclrion,
10; Ray Thompson, K. O., 2; Mar-
tin-Burke, derision, HUiggy f*’
laney, no decision, 10; F.rmino Spal-
U, K 0., 7; George* Carpentier,
K O.. 15: Jo* Lohmun, K. u.,
Harry Greb. no decision, 161
Foley, K. O. It Buddy McIIrie. K.
0., 2; Jeff Smith, no decision 15
1925— Tom Gibbons, K. O., **•
Bartley Madden, K. O., 8t a*
Tallahassee, Fla., Sept 16.—Sher-
iff R J Hancock, of Putnam coun-
ty, and Mayor F. S. W.ymer of
Palatka, met Governor Martin her*
Tueeday to diacua# evidence placed
before the Governor showing that
I Tueeday to discus* evidence placed j 192O—Whitey ------
ity National Bank
+ . fnllow,. MK*d„n2. D.n O’Wowd, K.
Tunney’s complete record follows. Herman, K. O.. *, u,n , , 1().
JSHX * ^ ■ '
O Sullivan, derision, ID rounds.) _ _
£J SSS-JSSk".SAYS EVANGELIST
------- Allen, K. 0 , 2 ---------
a dramatic meeting between Mr*
Virla Kimball of Oakland, and is
said to have been, made at the » -
rect request of the latter. T #y
met In the newspaper offk*, Mr*.
Seilaff having been taken under
guard from her cell In the county
jail where she had spent two days
charges of issuing
checks. The sisters, kissed, and
after « consultation with their law-
yer, Mrs. Seilaff announced her in-
tention of “making a cle.n breaat
of the whole thing.” She then pro-
ceeded to dictate her
which was acknowledged later oy
* tin*HelBiff 1*g“" her “ffid*vit
by stating that she’ waa
od in San Francisco about July
30 by a man who gavi bi» name
as “Mr. Martin," and who asked
her ' If she would «»* to U*
Angela, on “some work which
would pay good money and would
only take a few week, or not all
of that time.”
She said the man could give her
only a few details, but
her that the work offered
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connection with the McPherson
case. She stated that she wqs In-
structed to send a telegram to Dis-
trict Attorney As* Keyes at Los
Angeles, declaring that her sister,
who was In thd E**t, had been
with Ormston at Carmel, and that
he had wired the sister to return
immediately. The same day Key**
received a wire from San Fran-
cisco signed “Bell* Owens."
Mr*. Seilaff said she left that
night for Lo* Angeles Unable to
reach Keye* over the telephone
upon her arrival here, she said
she went to Angel** Temple.
“I had some time getting In, be-
cause no one knew me, but I , told
them it wee in regerd to th* Car-
mol care, and that I bad come to
help Mr*. McPherson out,” Mr*.
& ■ %
igh to handle big accounts; Not
to appreciate sn\all accounts.
■ANT YOUR BUSINESS
the county within the last year.
From one to five Hogging* oe
cured each Saturday night, the
Governor said he had been told.
Th® evidence showed that two
whit* women were flogged and that
person* died a* the result of
Ed Kinley, K. O., 5 rounds; K. O.
Sullivan, K O., 1 round; Jeff Mad-
den. K. O.. 2 rounds; Ole Anderson,
K. O., 8 rounds; Sergt. Rsy Smith,
JL O., 2 rounds; Paul Sampson, no
derision, 10 rounds; Leo Houck, no
derisMin, 8 rounds and 10 round*.
| two e-------- , .
'"^he'chkf executive said he had round; Soldier Jonre, K. O.,
received many letters asking that rounds; Jack Burke. K_0,2 *
£TuLe Ttep* to restore order and) Wolf Lsrren, K. O., 7 rounds; Ed-
U1LD, OR REPAIR YOUR
3ME THROUGH THE
PRIN6S LOAN & BIHLHNG ASS’N.
\ LIEN NOTES EXTENDED—
ack monthly— same
claiming the county was terrorised.
Two delegations of ritiiens have
called on- th* Governor to aak htm
to intervene, he said. ,
"Mobs have been forced at night
ta terrorise the community end
citisen* have been forced to carry
weapons,” Governor Martin said.
die O’Hara, K. O., 1« rounds; Msr
tin Burke, decision, 10 roOads; W
die Joseph*, derision, 12 rounds;
Herbert Crossley, deririon, 7 round*.
> /suer____a tf A H
•5SSTBK ’ f O., 6 -rnsUtement^
1922—J*** Uiniwu, vn -
rounds; Jack Burke, K. 0., 9 round*;
Ray Thompson, K. O., 8 rounds;
Jack Hanlon, K. O./1 round; Char-
1 ley Weinert, K. 0.; 4 round*’„WWt-
. ___, v a s r«ad*i Battling
Mmes M E. Baker and Carter */W*n«l, K. O., 8 round*; Batttog
Anderson and^ Miss H.rolyn Ander- l^vireky, deririon. 12 r»und. ^(won
son have returned to their home, in American **’SSTdSLfT*
TO PAY HER FIVE
THOUSAND FOR STORY
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Mrs. J. B, Bradberry and daugh-
ter, Gerty, have returned from Dal-
las where they spent a few days with
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bhrode*.
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Los Angeles, Sept 15.—The Ex-
aminer in « copyrighted story Mon-
day say* Mrs. Seilaff, $18 a we<*
young Ambrose,JC. O., wuh a sister, the
anonymous “Mire X,” and Onniaton,
former Angeious Tempi* radio oper-
ator, was a fake, fer wbieh sh# was
to receive *5,000 from Aimee Temple
McPhemm the evangelist.
The edmireion wgs’ made in
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FOR BALE—A desirable borne in
Sulphur Springs. Shade Gafford,
phone 483 or 329. (d!8-7tp)
FOR SALE—One east front lot on
Moor* avenue, containing one-half
acre of land, near west ward and
High school. Call at 153 Moore ave-
nue. Mrs. Drue Stretch, dl4-6p
FOR RENT—Four-room op-»t»lr*
furnished apartment, private bath
Some time after Mrs. McPher
son reappeared after her reported
kidnaping, witnesses were found at
Carmel, Cal., who said Ormlston
had occupied a cottage at Carmel
a part of the time that the evan-
gelist waa missing, with a woman
who looked like Mr*. McPherson.
The alleged confession climaxed
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WANTED—Two young men to room
and board; would take school boys,
Mrs. Roy Moore, 420 South Davis
street, phone 241. <dl2-tf)
FOR RENT—Three-room unfurnish-
ed house/ Houston street, with elec-
tric lights and city water, sMo go-
rage and garden. Mrt. J, K. Pierce,
419 N. Davis street, phene 287.
FARM FOR SALE or trad*. Al«>
two good cars. Dr. J- M. Shrode.
* (dl5-tf) _
CORDWOOD—Four foot cord wood
and 18-ineh heater wood for aale. J-
Spencer. 480 tf
COTTON PICKERS—Went family
to go to West Texaa Good cotton.
Communicate with O. C-
Texaa- d18’2 W,p
PRIVATE BEAUTY 8HOP-I •*
prepared to do your beauty wmrk at
my home, 224 Oak avenue. Phone
appointment* to 751. Will be ap-
predated. Hfv Hlttf*!*
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Bagwell, J. S. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 209, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 16, 1926, newspaper, September 16, 1926; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth825771/m1/3/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.