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Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Brown of San
Antonio, are roo' ilng at 3104 State
street with Wjvt F. J. Dixon.
Tho LIUle Gem drug store began
Monday morning the erection of an
annex to the drug store in which
department, the management con-
tcmolates opening a first-clans din
iiiK room. The addition is to entail
an expenditure of $1,000.
James White, age 21, while stand'
ing on tho aide walk on Ban Jacinto
convening with a friend waa struck
by a skidding auto truck driven by
James Conner and badly bruised
Mrs. Georgia A. Bunch, wife of
Da O. Roy Bunch, underwent a very
serr" -Jt operation for appcndlctltes
Monday at the Morgan-Busch nam
tarlum. The operation was perform.
ed by Drs. Shepherd of Marshall
Hamilton and Morgan of this city.
MlKft'Uarris, hood nurse in the Shop
herd sanitarium at Marshall is nurse
in charge at this writing reports
have it Unit the putlcnt is doing fine,
Mrs. Alma Lindsay, the efficient
proprietress of the Marshall cafe as
sorts that the Dallas Express, has
added much to trade. Advertisement
pays she says.
Miss Uessie Lee Gaines of Fort
Worth, is visiting her father, M. L.
Gaines, 2G06 Trinidad, this week
noiti icr iuw;k imoruiiR of
DALLAS MAN' DIKS AT CAMP
P. M. Ridge. 2709 Trinidad received
tnosnage Friday evening from Camp
' Morris, Newport News, Va., Informing
him of the death of his brother,
Robert, which ocourred there Fri
Mr. Ridge's borne is aUClurksvllle,
baring been railed to the colors at
Dallas and sunt to Camp Travis from
which lie was transferred to New
"Port News, Va., July. 15th. Ills re
- mains were shipped to Clarksvlllc
for Interment r
Mrs. Tillie While- and Mrs. Etta
Brown of Ft Worth visited their
daughter-in-law and sister-in-law,
Mrs. Maggie Sasscy, 2316 Coibran
Master Horbort Yancoy of Texar
kana, ' Ark., Is the guest of Master
Julius Q. Grlflln, Jr., 2922 Cochran
Mrs. Annetta Vanzandt Is criti
cally ill at her homo, 2701 Cochran
FORMER DALLAS MAN DIES AT
Zeolie Brown, familiarly known in
. restaurant circles and for years a
cook In this city died Doc. 23rd, at
the home of his mother at Honey
Grovo, Texas, states a death mes
sage recolved by Mrs. Wm. Moore,
402 Good streot In whose borne the
doccaesd roomed for four years.
CARD OF THANKS.
We are born from sympathy. The
hour of mourning is when we need
it most. Death came Into our home
when all were calm and serene and
summoned our dearest loved one,
Sarah Jnle Hughes, who departed
this life Friday, Decomher 27th, 10:30
p. m. .
Sleep1 on dear mother until the
resurrection dawn. We sincerely
loved theo, but heaven needed thee
inoiit We extend our slncereet
thanks to those who so kindly gave
..floral offerings, to the funoral of dear
;.kmotiit Wo as follows:
Hoin.V)ld Ruth, No. 808; Dau
ghters IIiRh Twelve Tabernacle, Eli
sabeth Chapel ,0. M. E. church, El
Belliol Baptist church, Elizabeth
Chapel Sunday school, the choir the
MiRNtonary Society No. 2, Stewardess
es Board, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Williams,
nana city, Mr. J. 8. Simpson, Mr
Jennie Smith, Mr. and .Mrs.. San
Black, Mr. T. H. Richardson, Musi
Family and rclatlvos:
MR. JERRY HUGHES, HuHband.
MRS. DONNIK HUGHES. Crabtree
MR. R. 11. CRABTREE,
MR. C. B. BROWN, Brothers. .
EVANGELICAL CAMPAIGN AT MT.
Notnl'nslandl'nir. the Cold .WeallieT
the . leeting Is Progressing Nicely.
The great doctrine of salvation
by grace Is fully explained ach night
at Mt Rose Baptist'church by Rev.
S. T. Floyd, who is pi-caching with
power. Pastor Jas. Kelly Invites tho
sinner Wends especially to attend
DvD PROM WOUNDS.
The follow,.. telegram tew been
Washington. D. C,
5:20 t, m. Dec. 30, 1918.
Mrs. Mary Abernatby,
JG24 Elm PL, j
Deeply rcgrei to inform you that
It 1h officially roforfad that Sergeant
Ii'url Scott, quarter- master corps
eied Deecmbu fifteenth from wounds
meived in autlon.
Harrl", the Adjulant General.
4: CI P. m.
Mrs. V, Thomas left AVedie.iday
for Waxalwcliio, where she hhfi been
elected as one of the assistant toach
frs of the city school.
Mr. and Mrs. Adair.i of 718 Lco
mard treet, has made tbelr return
from a visit to Corslcana, Texas, and
are now ready to entortaln their
many frletids as usual.
I'ilhiboro, Texas, Jan. 9, Scrvt ie
was well attended at all chirches
Sunday. Rev. I. U Moeley attended
the A. M. E. Ministerial Council at
Waco, last week. '. Rev. Ht)llov r,
the new ,panUr w the A. M. E.
ct Itasca was In f e city List week.
MIks Mary Williams and Mrs. Mag-r-'e
Alexnndcr have returned from
Fan Antonio. Mrs. Iona Mitchell and
5;iiiPbter vlHlted her aunt. Mrs. Susie
Aldridge last week. J. T. .tyles and
fibers went to Waxahaebie 10 attend
the fni.eral of Mrr. Id' M. Col
Hfnrtaras T. T ' Tavlnr, Hilla Cor
k rr V V -" -I-.. ...m ir. in ny msT letter. ,llvr in Vih.ir anil
A. W W.!non, Mr. Chrll Cflnders mnlher? Tell their. I ,ra 1 IhI,
f?m frm FVwth Friday Ood's' rlehes" and Ton.?errit We' sh es
N rSTr7 8t h s Mrs. U. ..; them.- ricare Vive m? o
,r Tvit.Scld. 4.. , ... I to C,e Grahams, Ml" a?m t IZI
Dr. and Mrs. A. H. Dyson wish
to thank you for your sympathy
sbown tbem during the illness and
passing of their darling baby. God
in bis mercy la healing their hearts
with the new wonder of faith, old
Jan. 1. 1919.
Mr. Frank Robinson of Shreveport,
La., Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
.4 W. Underwood, 1712 Marllla St.
Mr. George Lemmons of Teague.
Texas, was hero last week to visit
nis daughter, Mrs. Maggie F. Abner,
STOKES-WILLIAMS N ITTIALS.
Mrs. D. R. Stokes announce the
marriage of her daughter, Ruth 10.,
to Mr. F. Alma Williams, September,
1918, at home ' with their mother,
Mrs. D. R. Stokes, 3224 Holmes St,
Miss Laurme 'nines and Mr. Will
Hall were quietly married Jan. 4
at the residence cf Mr. and Mrs.
Ross Watson, 2519 N. Central ave
nue. Rev. It W. Shaw, officiated.
Mrs. (Dr.) M. P. Penn. 2510 Flora
street spent the Christmas holidays
most delightfully, with relatives and
frlonds in Shreveport Arcadia and
The Young Ladies Royal Art Club
x social and sewing club met Mon
day, Dec. 30, with Miss D. L. Best,
and Monday, Jan. 6, the members
gave a surprise shower for Mrs. Cecil
George at her borne on Trinidad St.
Tho meeting day was chaned from
Monday to Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. Arthur Stone and little daugh
ter of Ft Worth, were guests of her
brother, Mr, and. Mrs. A. Adams last
Mrs. L. A. Carpenter, 717 Leonard
street is on the sick list.
Mrs. Beatrice Davidson of Kansas
City, Mo., spent 'he holidays with
Mrs. Helen Pope Goree, 216 S. Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Winters of Ft. Worth,
spent a day In the city Sunday with
Mrs. D. Patterson, 1015 Boll street
jvir. Alex Watson of Sherman was
aiso a guest or Airs, raiterson.
Mrs. Cornelia Murray, 2G08 Swiss
avenuo, returned Monday from her
Christmas trip to Shreveport, La.,
The best thing she did upon her ar
rival was to subscribe for the Dul
Mrs. Clara Jones of 1208 Boll
street, arrived Monday from various
points in Arkansas.
Mrs. Maggie Helm, 1821 Boll
street, was atrlckened Thursday
night with a stroke of paralysis
ranging from the left side of her
face downward to her toes. At this
writing she seemed to have been
DALLAS NEGRO BUSINESS LEA-
GlE TO MEET TUESDAY NIGHT,
JAN. 14 AT CRAWFORD'S.
To the membors, you are hereby
called to meet Tuesday, 8 p. m.,
Jan. 14, 1919 at Crawford's Under
taking Co., for the purpose of elect
ing officers and for such other busi
ness as may come before this or
ganization. H. STRICKLAND, Prcs
C. R. GRAGGS, See'y. ,
MORRIS KIRItl REMEMBERED.
Mr. Morris Klrby, who passed awav
after a brief Illness, Dec. 24 was a
young man who was well respected
and loved by his associates. His
friends were kind to him during his
illness and his early demise wns
doeply regretted by those who knew
him. He resided at' my home for
quite a while and his plos disposition
and genteel manners will remain
long in my memory. His remains
were sent to Kyle, Texas for Inter
ment, while I am sure his bouI has
gone over there where
No chilling winds, nor. poisonous
Can reach that healthful shore,
Sickness and sorrow, pain and death
Are felt and feared no more. -
The floral offering by friends were
beautiful and many, especially those
from tho bill boys of the Southland
"hotel, for which I feel bis bereaved
ones are thankful.
j MRS. MATTIti P. TAYLOR,
;i 73? Leonard Street.
CARD OF THANKS. '
To iry many friends with tho pro
found gratitude of my heart. I take
this medium and method to offer all
my heartfelt thanks, for T do kurw
and do fully realize that tue prayers
of the church together with my dis
trict Houston, hto'-e been heard and
our liaav! nly Father has p.olonged
my life a while 'onger. Permit me
to make special montionlng of Dr.
C. W. Ablugton, Revd. H. Carr,
W. N. McGrew. A. V. Brown. J. E.
Gnh, G. E. Bron, J. A. Tones,
R. S. Jenklu., Dr. P. W. AiTOiiUong,
J. A. Nixoiv. jno. Whitley. Dr. W.
R. Rr.'ierts, Mrs. HatHe Volks,
my special nurse, Mrs. Ethel Brown,
my noice, my dear irleud, Trot. A.
S. Jackson, Dr. A. Gordou, who came
from Sac Antonio, my physclans, Drs.
TJ. T. Hamilton, B. R. Btultt an!
the many citizens and ladles who
contributed to me the best and most
replendent assortment of fruits, fowls
and other edibles during my mobt
dangerous illness, influenia and
pneumonia. I can not forget the
terier care of tny devoted wife. All
please accept my gratelul thanks.
Yourg moat sincerely,
A LETTER FROV WILLIE E.
The following letter was received
by Mrs. Lula Bilis from
Private Willie E. Griffla, Co. B, 52
France, Nov. 25, 1918.
Mrs. Lula Bills:
De$- Bister: received your let
ter today and was indeed glad to
This leaves me w11 and hope you
and the other uembers are the same
You mentioned fcetri dissapointad
by not hearing from wi. I can't ac
count, for It as I iave wrm
number of times, snt yon J40.C5
THE DALLAS J5XPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS, SATURDAY,
JACOB THEODORE CREMER
Jacob Theodore Cremer Is the new
mirinter from Holland to the United
COL. ROOSEVELT DIES
AT SAGAMORE HELL
DEATH COMES FROM EFFECTS
OF BLOOD CLOT ON LUNGS,
WHILE HE SLEEPS.
Oyster Bay, N. Y. Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt died In his sleep ear
ly Monday at his home on Sagamore
Hill in this village. Death is believ
ed to have been due to rheumatism
which caused a blood clot on the
The colonel suffered a severe at
tack of rheumatism and sciatica on
New Year's day, but none believed
that his Witness would likely prova
fatal. The former president sat up
most of Sunday and retired at 11
o'clock Sunday night. About 4 a. m.
Mrs. Roosevelt, who was the only
other member of the family at Oys
ter Bay, went to her husband's room
and found that be had d!ed during
Mr. Roosevelt telephoned to Col
onel Kmlen Roosevelt, cousin of the
former president, and he came to
the Roosevelt home ' Immediately.
Telegrams were dispatched to the
colonel's children, who were in other
parts of the country. Two of tho
colonel's sons, Major Theodore
Roosevelt Jr., and Captain Kermit
Roosevelt, are in service abroad.
Captain Archie Roosevelt and his
wife had left New York for Boston
where the captain's wife's father 1 is
ill. Mrs. Ethel Derby and her two
children are In Aiken, S. C.
The former president came to his
home on Sagamore Hill from the
Roosevelt hospital on Chrhrtmas
day, but a week later was stricken
with a severe attack of rheumatism
and sciatica, from which he had beon
suffering for some Ume. The rheu
matism affected his right hand and
It became much swollen. He re
mained In his room and efforts were
made to check the trouble. Last
Saturday the colonel's secretary, Misa
Josephine Strycker, called to' see
him, but the colonel was asleep" in
his room. -
Flags were placed at half mast In
Oyster Bay. '
Colonel Roosevelt's career has left
such a .vivid impression upon the
people of his time that It la neces
sary to touch but briefly upon some
of the more striking phases of hit
varied, Interesting and "strenuous"
life to recall to the public mind full
details of his many exploits and ex
Called to the White House in 1901
after President McKInley h4d been
assassinated. Col. Roosevelt, forty
two years of age, became the young
est president the United States has
ever had. Three years later he was
elected as president by the largest
popular vote a preu.dent has receiv
ed. Thus .Roosevelt Bometimes called
a man of destiny, served for seven
years as the nation's chief magts-
i Two services will be held, one 8t
Sagamore Hill, the other at Christ's
f'hurch, which the Roosevelts have
for years t'euJed. The Rev. Dr.
Ge"Te Talraage, pastor, is expected
to uificlate. - -
Colonel Roosevelt will be bv ted
at Young's Memorial Cemetery, Oys
ter .Bay, In a plot selected 'y the
colonel and his wife shortly after he
left the White Hoot a' I
W. Emlen Roosevelt, counln of the
Colonel, said Mrs. RoosereH's desire
was that her husband "be burled as
a private citizen," and for this rea
son the funeral would be private.
.Washington Both houses of con
gress adjourned Monday as a mark
of respect- after .ulopllug resolution;
of regret at the death of Colonel
Roosevelt and prov'ding for the ap
pointment of committees to attend
the funeral. -
Again Try to Control Berlin
Amsterdam The Spartacus' group
Sunday - evening made another at
tempt to seize the reins of power
In Berlin and occupied the office of
the Wolff Bureau, the semi-official
new agency. The last telegram re
ceived here from Wolff Bureau an
nounced the seizure of its office.
Private advices Bay that the Sparta
cus occupied the office of half a dox
en big newspapers, including the so
cialist Vorwaerta, aut were unable
tc gala control of the city.
every nrecaulion during the cold
Now that we have made Kaiser
Bill hung bis bead,, I am expecting
to be over soon and see how q'llck
ly you will raise yours.
Whoa we left Cs rip Humphreys,
we wcpo carried to Hhoken, N. Y.,
and trom tnere set sail. We were
fourteen days making- the Journey,
landed at Brest France for a two
weeks' stay, from there to I-eMans
where we wre given gass training
for a week from there to Soissons
. rK ... y- )
fx ' ' - . a
LEAGUE OF flATIOHS
TWO TENTATIVE BRITISH PLANS
AND ONE FRENCH PLAN AL
PRESIDENT IS NOW IN PARIS
Suggestions So Far Are In General
Terms, With Details Yet to Be
Paris. President WllBon has com
pleted hU swing through England
and. Italy and has returned to Part.
He was accompanied by Mrs. Wil
son and AiJss Margaret Wilson.
The president is ready for the
first gathering of the premiers and
statesmen of the entente powers.
The first conferences will be lu
the nature of Informal exchanges of
views by the various groups having
Two British plans of this tenta
tive nature have been presented
one by Lord Robfcrt Cecil, the other
by Lieutenant Gtfneral J. C. Smuts
of the war cabinet Tho 'French plan
as formulated by M. Bourgeois ha
also been set forth, and these are
being compared by the Amerlca.t
specialists, who are preparing Jhe
ground work for President Wilson.
Lord Robert Cecil's plan outlinob
a broad and comprehensive organi
sation of the league of nations.
General Smut's, plan Is along sim
ilar llifes, but more general, and Is
mainly a thesis on the advantages
of such a league of nations.
Both of these plans are receiving
careful study by the American au-.
thoritles, and, it is declared, both
are regarded In a most favorable
light, though it still remains to re
duce the general principles to con
The American viewpoint, as It U
now being formulated, by the spe
cialists as the ground, work for ths
president, seeks to reach an accord
on fundamentals on which all agree
and present them in simple working
form. One of the chief of these fun
damentals is the formation of a
league which will embrace all the
nations of the world, but not one
which will establish any balance of
power among a group of nations.
TO HONOR FRANKLIN
U. S. to Celebrate 213th Birthday of
Philosopher To Encourage Na
Washington Benjamin Franklin,
whose picture adorns the 1919 issu
of the War Savings certificate, will
have on Jan. 17 his 213th birthday
the most unique birthday celebra
tions ever undertaken, honoring a
distinguished American. and wi'.l
have the backing of the United
The event will be celebrated by
the schools and various children's
organizations throughout the coun
try with special programs.
The purpose of the celebration Is
to encourage the continuance of na
tional thrift, wise buying, sane sav
ing and sane Investment.
"He that waits upon fortune Is
never sure of a dinner," said Frank
lin. "Look before or you'll "find
yourself behind. Beware' of small
expenses; a small leak will sink a
great ship." These any many other
Franklin sayings will be used In
stimulating the thrift movement on
the birthday of that most Illustrious
American philosopher. - 1
The treasury department has
therefore launched this thrift pro
gram of education of the Americau
people which , will reach every line
8end Ten Men to Europe
Washington Ten farmers hav9
been selected by the National Board
of Farm Organizations to represent
It In Furope In the reconstruction
work, and two of the members who
wlli leave the United States Feb.
15 are E A. Calvin or Texas and
John A. Simpson of Weatherford.
Qk., president of the Farmers' un
ion o.' thnt state. The delegates will
appear bufore committees of tho
peace conference in the interest of
policies that will be advai vigeoua
to the American farming interests.
Reserve Bank Electa Officers
Dallas "he board of directors of
the Eleventh District Federal Re
serve bank have elected officers for
the year. R. L. Van Zandt waa re
elected governor, Lynn 5. Talley,
cashier and deputy governor to suc
ceed J. W. Hoopes, these two ott1
ces having been combined. C. C.
Hall, secretary of the board to sue
ceed J. W. Hoopes. M. Crump, cash
ler of the El Paso branch. Assist
ant cashiers and auditors were all
reappointed Jrtth general salary
15 Killed, Many Hurt, by Explosion.
Pittsburgh, Pa. Between 16 and
20 persons, most'y women and girls,
were killed and more than a score
of others Injured here lata Tuesday
when a terrific explosion wrecked a
film exchange building at 804 Penn
avenue in the downtown section of
the city. Eight bodies, have boon
recovered fofti the ruine and fire
men, working In the Interior o? the
structure, report that many other
bodies are burled under the wrecv..
for a few days and from there to
our present location of course you
know that Nov. 11th wUl always be
a memorable day in our lives.
I hav'j trie! to do my duty In
V.Ah war and I hope I have not done
It all in vaiiu
I sha'l always be pled to remem
ber that 1 hid a band in help mak
ing the wor'.d safe for democracy.
love to ch and every one of you
expecting to see you all soon.
WILLIE K GRIFFIS.
JANUARY 11, 1919.
EPITOMIZED HEWS OF
IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE EN
TIRE WEEK REDUCED FOR
BOTH FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
Carefully Prepared for Those Who
Desire to Keep Thoroughly Post.
ed on Events.
i American troops have recaptured
the village of Radish on the middle
sector of the northern' Russian front.
Lloyd George is the man of the
bour in Great Britain with a clear
majority of 250 In the new parlia
ment ' Two thousand French soldiers
have entered Budapest, the Hungar
ian capital, according to a telegram
j Two hundred and Beventy sailors
were drowned recently as the' result
of the joss of the British steam yacht
Iolaire. off Storoway, Scotland.
An order has been Issued to the
American soldiers that an officer or
soldier who speaks to a German wo
man does so at the risk of court
I General Galda. at the head of
Czecho-Slovak and . Siberian forces
jhas virtually destroyed the Bolshe
jvik Third army, from which he took
i General Pershing has Issued an or
der that every doughboy in the ar
my of occupation must Bleep in a
comfortable bed hereafter regardless
: According to dispatches from Dau
:zlg and Posen, coming by way of
Berlin, it Is purposed to nroclaim a
republic In Poland with Ignace Jan
PaderewskI as president.
: Two hundred thousand Russian
soldiers released from German prls-
Omsk within a fortnight. The Rub
sians are destitute and in a serious
condition from exposure and lack of
j The American transport Tenador
,es. which left New York for Brest,
on Decembef 18, waa stranded on
,uie rooxs near the Isle D'Yeu, the
bay of Biscay, recently. Advices
state that those on board were res
cued. 1 France plans to assume the guid
ance Of the destines of Armnnla St.
i-!a and Lebanon In tbe new order of
iworld affairs growing out of the war
in conformity with treaties ' signed
with Great Britain and Russia In
! From the frontier to Rome the
Journey of President Wilson was llko
a triumphal procession. Mountain
jeers and villagers swarmed from the
hills and valleys to the railroad over
jwhlch the presidential train passed
to pay homage to America. ,
I .China' will ask of tie peace con
ference the return of Klao Chow, the
former German-controlled province
jcaptured by Japan early in the war,
jand a readjustment of international
trade relations to place China on an
equal plane with other nations.
It is understood ttiat German res
idents of Southwest Africa have Bent
a petltlou for transmission to Presi
dent Wilson, through Viscount But
ton, governor general of the Union
of South Africa, asking for permis
sion to establish a republic in the
i The i.evernment'a loss In onomflno-
he railroads in 1918 is calculated by
railroad administration officials at
less than $150,000,000.
i Secretary fiaker says he Intends
to seek the views of congress on the
question of purchasing the land on
which army cantonments are located,
i o - -
! Sixteen nations and every state in
t&e American uuiont with three it
iiour exceptions, contributed to ttte
(United States army in France, ar
jftirdlng to the casualty list issued by
tno war department.
War co-idltlons have brought
about an enormous increase in the
cost of buI'JIng warsMps, Rear Ad
ulral Taylor, chief of the bureau of
construction and repair, has told the
house naval committee.
With an estimated outmit of 687.-
B00.0O0 tons, all records for the pro
duction of bituminous coal . in the
United States were broken during
1918, says a statement Issued by the
National Coal association. ' f
Senator Chamberlain of Oregon,
chairman of the military. c( mmlttee.
h.is declared in tho senate that the
United States was as unprepared to
take care of rctiirn'ng wounded sol
diers as it wffs unprepared to enter
Mrs. Hattle ravls of Texarkana,
who has been the holiday guest of
Mrs. J. G. Griffin, 2922 Cochran St.,
has returned to her home.
Miss , B. E. Cu mby, formerly of
thi3 city, but now of Oklahoma City,
who has been visiting friends and
relatives here for tbo past ten aays
left Saturday evening for Ft. Worth
to spend a day prior to leurag for
Mrs. Salllo Bowers of Teague,
Texas, is visiting Mi's. M. G. Gar
rett this week at 3703 Thomas Ave.
Mrs. Mura Evans, 2301 Trinidad
Thomas B. Love of Dallas, assist
ant secretary of the treasury. h "
signed and expects to return to Dal
las at an early date.
Deportation of 'most of the 8,000
or 4,000 enemjr aliens now interned
in the United States will be recom
mended to congress shortly.
By unanimous vote the senate mil
itary committee has rejected Secre
tory Baker's recommendation for
legislations to validate Informal war
Reductions of from 25 to 30 per
cent in existing freight ratea from
Atlantic ports to ports in South Am
erica. Asia, Japan, Australia and Af
rica are announced.
The British convict ship Success,
said to be more than 100 years old,
waa wrecked in the flood of the Ohio
; The British and Dutch governments
have arrived at an agreement re
jgardlng the status of the former
German emperor '
: The proposed amendment to tho
(Texas homestead law will be dis
cussed at a meeting of the Farmers'
lUnion of Texas at Houston Jan. 9.
I The Dallas branch of the Ford mo
,tor company will resume normal op
erations in about ninety days, ae
(cording to the manager, A. J. Lang
ford. : Admiral Relnhardt Von Soheer.
chief of the German admiralty, has
resigned, according to advices from
.Berlin. His resignation, It Is said,
' Payment into the state treasury
In December, account of land salee
and leases, aggregated $303,341. ac
cording to a statement issued by
iTreasurer 3. M. Edwarls.
A $250,000 memorial hall in honor
'of every man In the service from
Texas and contiguous states will bo
erected on the campus of the South
era' Methodist university at Dallas.
All electricians at Fort Worth
have struck because their demand
for a flat $1 per day Increase was
rejeoted. The contractors are said
to have offered fifty cents per day.
There are 15,000 more British pris
oners In Germany than the British
records show, so that a number of
men previously given up as dead or
missing will return to their home.
Another pink boll worm Infestation
has been found In the cotton fields
of Texas, according to information
vfw.n TVm Tir It TT . ft. I.
newly discovered infested area la in
! Instead of reduced commodity
rates from St Louis, Kansas City
and other northern points to Texas
'points, it is possible that rates from
the north to Houston and Galveston
.will be advanced.
' Love Field, Dallas, has been nam
ed as one of the eight flying fields in
the United States to be continued
indefinitely. This is the gist of an
order received at the poet headquar
ters of the field. ' ;
Reports from all sections of west
Texas indicate that that portion ot
tho state which has been laid waste
by the protracted drouth is teeming
jwlth new life and enthusiasm, fol
lowing recent rains.
. A home-coming for all former in
mates of the Odd Fellow's home at
Corslcana will feature the program
of the I. O. O. F. Lodge of Texas
when It maeta In annual session in
Dallas next March.
Five large business houses of Bris
tol, Tenn., Including the Dominion
National bank, were destroyed fcy
fire recently whtch for a time threat
ened destruct'on of a large portloi
of the business dlstlct
Friends from all parts of the south
west went to Buckner Orphans' home
seven miles east of" Dallas, recently
to do honor to Father R. C. Buckner.
founder of the famous orphanage, on
his elrity-slrth birthday.
Relatives of men aboard the Unit
ed Statest transport. Northern Pacific,
aground on a sand bar off Fire is
land, need have no Tear for their
safety, according to a wti iless mes
sage from Captain Connelly.
Major T. C. McCauley, command
ing officer at Taliaferro field, especis
to try to make a record flight from
Fort Worth to San Diego, Cal., m
one day. This 1b half the time of
the fastest train to tho coast .
The French steamship California
has sailed fom Galveston for Havre
with a cargo of ootton amounting to
25,660 bales and valued at: $4,043,133.
This Is the largest single cargo of
cotton to leave port In many months.
The body of Private David Tro'.b.
19th Infantry, was found recently a
quartet of a mile on the Mexican
side ot the Rio Grande opposite the
El Paso smeUer. The hesd and fa;e
was badly bru' onirh the man
had been -. ..!,,
returned last week from her holiday
trip. She spent the Christmas with
the old folks at hoica (Jacksonville,
Mrs. Louella CamDbell of Galves
ton, who has been the gut of Mrs.
Wm. Moore, 402 . Good street, the
past week lefi Thursday for Mineral
Mrs. Bessie IWI and daughter.
M'ss Margie or Gainesville, are visit
ing thler sister aud aunt M.t.-Myrtle
Moore on Roks avenue.
Mrs. Allene PtMltt, 211 San Ja
cinto street. . discontinued her sub
i AMERICANS DRPra
MUTILATION OF WOUNDED PUT3
8AVAGE FIGHTING SPIRIT
With the Allied Army of theDvlna.
American troops fighting desper:
ately near Radish have driven back
Bolshevist troops, which made an ad
vance there. .The Bolshevists also
launohed attacks on theOneca sec
tor and bombarded the allied front.
The Americans came lnta battlo
along the Petrograd roa.I and in the
frozen swamps that border It. The
battle was fought lu snow from two
to four feet In depth.
American forces have captured Ka
dlsh after a display of gallantry that
evoked the admiration of the allied
commanders. Specia. care has been
taken or the American wounded and
the body of an American officer was
taken back 100 miles by sie'gh and
then shipped to Archangel for burial.
There were some casualties, hut they
were small in comparison to those
inflicted upon the enemy.
Later the Bolshevists opened a ter
rifle fire from three and six-Inch guns'
and launched a counter-attack against
the buildings held by Americana in
Kadish. So hot was the artillery fire
that the Americans were withdrawn
temporarily from the Villa. The
line, however, was not :akei back
very far and the new positions were
firmly held. The enemy did net oc
cupy Kadish because tbo barr.ise fire
from the American gun mado the
place untonable. Shells falling on
the frozen ground spread their ipiibs '
of destruction twice as far as they
would under normul conditions
Under the protection of artillery
fire, American detachments again
swept forward and reocvupiod the
In the Onega Bector a'.liaif forces
advanced on snow shoes Nver soft
snow a few days ago. Beneath the
snow was An unfrozen swamp and the
men often sank Into the tniiJ up to
their waists In spite of their arctic
footgear. The battle with the ele
ments made the fighting lerj very
Cotton Rates to Europe Lowered.
Washington. Cotton rates to" Eu
rope have been lowered $10 a bale
by the United States Shipping board
as a result of a conference between
officials and E. A. Caivln ot Hous
ton and John A. Simpson of Okla
homa, members of the Cotton States
Advisory Marketing board. The new
rates per hundred from South Atlant
ic ports are as follows: To Liverpool
$4.50, to French Atlantic ports, Rot
terdam and Antwerp, $4.75, to Frencn
Mediterranean ports $5.25, to Italy
$5.50. From Gulf ports to the fore
going porta the rates are 2oc higher
Arctic Animals Victims of "Flu"
Big River, Sask. Hunters return
ing from the wild regions In North,
en Saskatchewan report that Influ
enza is declhiatlr.g big game, and
that for some time smaller animals
in the district have ahown 'marked
symptoms of the disease. Investi
gation has disclosed 'diseased lungs
among moose. After Investigating
conditions around Pelican lake and
WItohekan lake, Dr. Nichols of
Dedben reported that heavy losses
among the animals would not be sur
prising. . .
Organizing Pork Packing Company.
St. Louis. August A. Busch, presi
dent of the Anheuser-Busch company,
has announced that he would com
plete the organization of the Bevo
Packing company, which within tw
weeko .vlll enter the pork packing
business In St. Louis on a large scale.
The company Is to be incorporated
at $1,000,000 and a conslderahln
Klon of the Anheuser-Buach property
nas oeen leased.
Resigns Position With Reserve Dank
Dallas J. F. (Fred) Hoopes. dep
uty governor of the Feder.j.; Reserve
Tn Tl 1. T-I11 . ....
..n. mi uuuan, nanaea in his resig
nation Mondav morning tn ok
feet next week, when he will go to
nuusion as vice , president of the
South Texas Commercial National
Bank. Mr. Hoopes has been with
the Reserve Bank since its organiza
tion in 1914, as the cashier. Was
promoted to the poBltloi. of deputy
governor April 5, 1915.
President to Return Shortly
Paris President Wilson will 'ra
turn to the United States to attend
the closing session rf ,
congress, according to present plans
and will coma back to France for the
latter sittings of the peace congress
xUC j.iuS1ueni win make several
addresses to congress and after
March 4, It Is expected, will return
Former Chance oi Von Hertllng Dies
Copenli.-sen. Count George F. von
Hertllng, the fo
chancellor,' died Saturday night at
..im.u.ns, uavana. He was con
sldered lho mi.i.....j ... ..
. .iubu oi an the
men called to the chancellorship of
- ion. e nad won
for himself a Bohn'or-. .
- .ofuiiuion oe-
J0 b entered Pica; life and up
to' 1912. when ha h r, " . p
, . . ,7 .u,0 .Bavarian
educational and literary work with
hU Tmii ....... wiuj.
scription with the Dallas Express '
a few weeks ago and Monday said
to the reporter that paper haunts
me to death just continue bringing .
Meems ttai 1 can,t d0 without It
Mrs. Mary Yancey of Texarkana.
Arkansas Is spending a few daya
hero with friends and is the guest
und Mrs' Julius G. Griffin,
2922 Cochran street
Litttle Avis Avery of Gainesville,
g-and daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
I5a Avery on East Ninth street Is
in the city visiting. Shs wai aiso
the gi-.cst of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tram
mel, a relative. 608 Good street