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Fort Worth Cotton Oil Mills at Fort
Worth, Tex., together with its 15 gins
located at various parts of Texas.
- He declines to state the consideration
paid for the property and same is not
included in the above statements.
"He stands well' at the bank,
keeps a large and active account and
at certain seasons of the year is a
heavy borrower for discount pur
poses, but protects his paper in a
prompt -and satisfactory manner.
The major portion of his purchases
is for raw material for which cash is
paid. In trade quarters the' account
is earnestly solicited, there being no
restrictions placed on it."
ADDINGTON TALKS AGAINST
Keene Addington, Federal league
counsel, talked all day against organ
Judge Landis had to warn Adding
. ton not to keep on repeating himself.
Ban Johnson, Garry Herrmann and
other O. B. lights predict some Ty
Cobb runmaking when their ten law
yers start after the Feds.
Organized baseball officials today
were far from downcast over the ver
bal shelling that was poured into
their entrenchments yesterday. They
pointed out that they will develop
just as deadly a system of batting
attack or artillery fire as you will
as anything the Feds have shown to
date. Judge Landis having set no
time limit on the arguments, it was
not believed that organized baseball
forces would take the offensive until
late this afternoon, or tomorrow at
the earliest. At that time legal commander-in-chief
of the O. B. forces in
the field, George Miller, will lead the
advance in force.
There was another big crowd on
hand at the federal court building
again today. All available seats were
Gustave Miller, 54, had 2 wooden
legs broken by auto. Having new
tmes fitted by autoists, ,
ROUMANIA ABOUT TO ENTER
WAR ON SIDE OF ALLIES?
Berlin. French offensive move
ment toward Metz, designed to pre
vent encircling of Verdun," has been
halted and rolled back, according to
Northwest of Pont-a-Moussons,
where the French have been gaining
ground, Germans have taken the of
fensive and recaptured trenches lost
Ground gained yesterday near
Notre Dame de Lorette has been re
taken by French, who, however, were
repulsed in thei rattacks on the Ger- ,
man lines northeast of Arras and
southwest of Berry-Au-Bac. where
the kaiser's troops took two trenches.
In the fighting along the east bank
of the Vistula, in Poland, where the
Russians under the Grand Duke
Nicholas are trying to force their way
to the Prussian border, more than
100 Russian prisoners were taken,
east of Lipno.
Rome. Fresh rumors that Rou
inania is about to enter war on side
of allies. Reported from Berne that
Roumanian students in Swiss uni
versities have been ordered by tele
graph to rejoin their regiments.
Paris. Destruction of a big Ger
man ammunition depot, from which
German forces "operating near
Rheims drew their supplies, was re
ported in the official dispatches thi9
afternoon. Unofficial report that ex
ploson of huge supplies of powder re
sulted in many deaths.
Paris. New German assault on
Soissons has begun. German gun
ners have resumed shelling city..
Many buildings reported in flames.
Fresh infantry regiments taking po
sitions for general assault on French
position north of Aisne.
Reinforcements rushed to allied
trenches, both at St. Paul, north of
Aisne and on southern bank.
Petrograd. Turkish retreaffrom
the Caucasus has become almost a
rout, according to official reports re
ceived here today. In their precip-