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WAXAHACHIE DAILY LICHT
VOLOIE 2Xl'; WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS. TCESDAY. NOVEMBER II. 1910. NI MBER 201.
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j*rti«vr nnd M<•%«<:»* I •rnnii*
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*** <.i P< r4>tnii'> Column.
idjumc '»TY. N. J.. November
u. -GcnerJil Pershing's column will
-a soon if pi 'sent plans
| ABeri*-in-Mex!can commission
-jhliies. The commissions pros
- of reaching an agreement bo
,y snd of the week seem good.
2doubt as to the result of the eloe
terlnl( parsed the ccmmlssioners
fm putting the finishing touches :
,-Jeir work.
•if tentative plans of the border!
,#neni call for the immediate or j
retirement of Pershing’s men !
•atheir post below the boundary. I
. •!» meantime General Carranza,
j] try to show good faith by hav
j. General Murgttia prosecute
rrt vigorous than heretofore the
jy. lor Villa and his bandits. Mur
„ succeeds OenOTal Trevino as
s ..under at Chihuahua City.
> proposed agreement likewiso j
r [go far toward providing adequate
(rarity on the border, the Mexicans j
f—t«y a larger share of its protecr i
v. tban they have had previously.!
Tie plan for the withdrawal ol the |
isericans will be guided by Amen- \
*a military men’s advice, ns the j
lit of General Pershing there.is!
eS'jfred strategical!’ Useless.
i» prospects of getting together
fit:eleven weeks of conferences, es
(eiilv the Mexicans, are overjoy
ed the outl '.ok.
Varions internal reforms for Mexi
• vtre proposed but it is doubtful
lay of these will be incorporated
hike formal agreement.
ANA TimVrl.l. VS SMI - 1
«P DON ATION SKOIXI) UK
MU>E TO MMET I'KI-'HTT.
Jtdfe W. M. Tidwell in conversa
nt *itb a representative of the
Nr Light ou Monday afternoon
etwd the hope that Waxahachie \
•®*rata would come to the aid of j
«^aiwratic national committee’
fe liberal donations to make up j
t-seficit Incurred by reason of the !
r- hard fought campaign thru i
’ ?b we have passed In the re- j
*«i of President Woodrow Wil-j
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■' ought to be so delighted over ■
* sweets of the campaign,” said
Tidwell, "that we woul vvM- !
■*■<? double our subscriptions to
'-■Mse of democracy. We are ad- !
r that there is a deficit of ap
^Sitely $*80,000 which the 1
**^8 democratis voters ought to
•*« up in a jiffy. If the sum was
^"'‘fied it would be only 25
-»pach,.hut not more than one in
*i!l give, so democrats who are
f,G*kt to (pome in with $1.00
*■ t.ui relieve the embarrassment
j "e committee by reason of not
" fuuds with which to met i (
^®toa*- The democrats through-!
f (cited Staten will not allow i
asuonal committee to bear the |
_**«fsuch a defii it and Wuxaha-!
^fUght t0 havo a ,iart wl|).
k ®^snscicRits of Texas have done j
- toBtrifcutin- funds, to aid '» ;
i * J luUg'’ campaign, but there I
, ■ more v-.r)4 to bc done and
„:*•«« Voicing o vr* such a
j,. ' ls 4 Seed time lo n ;..c: her
i, a Srcat doal of money
I 8 battle and that we ought
^ “ Ule aga>n to wine out the
^ebt was unavoidable j
h ^ 6 °PPOSitlon liad unlimited
> 41 ‘•l!e'F command. The
Cr4 J* !na‘ ^ l^at of Texas dem
it „ 4BT 0,htr state and contri
•5tf>cu!d be liberal.
bi.UVsT ADAMSON l.AW
f« i.J' 1 l • November 1 t
in the western I
^ »f th i*80Url aKain8t ,he °D- '
* Adamson law was til-1
• *t in t e federal .-ourt today by tf.e j
> hit tfTt ami <5r*>n» Western railway. 1
IT became Known today. The com
plaint was in a proceeding to ‘ob- \
tain an injunction against the law
M Hi's HlH.ti \\ v| t|,
l{ l >• i\ |\ mu
l ALLAS, «x*i No*. 14. The
Knhaul fall re <u • Marcia* of the
:et l- in ogT ht.re today,
tie urge as- of candidates in
iho history o t>ai as are preparing
to Luke degre I
Looi ge 1* let ng Moore, toy, re;?r
gri nd lai-'pei »r gensal for the
rtuiherji Juris diction of Maeon* of
the l uited States. is expectei', anil
mary vldting members of the order
fi i2 Central and North Texas ait’
hero. • I
The Scottish Hl.i cathedfu), the ;
largest and most inutotiiifg Masonic !
nurture in the south. Is being'
used for all m> sions of degree won,, i
ElllS SCHOOLS RECEIVE
STATE MO THIS YEAR
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IN'HPl.GTOU ( I \XI\GIIAM OF
AFNTIX \Y\S JH ItK WITH
HIPT. KLY MONDAY.
Visited Number of Schools Which,
Have Applied and Many Were |
Given the Maximum
Sun» of $300.
L. T. Cunnineam, rural school vis
itor from the department of educa- |
tion, was with County Superintrn-1
dent W. S. Ely Monday of this week
inspecting the school at Sterrett and
went carefully over the new brick
building, finding they had met all |
the conditions entitling them to the
maximum aid of $300 and they were i
promptly granted same tor ihis year. 1
From Sterrett they went to Val
ley Grove. This district did not !
have the required tax to entitle i
them to the maximum aid, but were
allowed $200 on condition that they 1
make some further improjvements on I
the grounds and grade a road lead- i
ing to the school.
ispxt tney visiteu the uvma senooi
where conditions have been met with
the exception of some equipment and
were granted $500 aid for this year
when they put in more library and
maps which meets the equipment re
quirements. From Ovilla they went j
to Mountain Peak, wiiere they found j
the library in bad condition. When
this is brought up to the standard
this school will receive $500 aid.
They next went to Howard, where :
a few books were needed, heating
properly installed and some work
on the grounds necessary to entitle j
them to maximum aid of $500. j
From Howard they visited Nash, j
This school lacks . ine equipment,
but were asset <1 i the maximum
aid when >• •• uipment is in
stalled.
mi in '**• iv-vw
buildings with he t .ception of How
ard and Mount . i Peak. Howard al
ready tiad a adorn building and
Mountain Pet . remodeled their
building last year. Ovilla and Val
ley Grove are applying for aid for
the first time this year. All the oth
ers mentioned tecelved aid last year.
Ovilla. Howard and Sterrett schools
have added one teacher each since ■
last year.
The Hof ton Branch school has ap- i
plied for aid. hut the inspector was
mi a me to reach it on this trip. They j
have u new school and will doubt-,
le. s get aid when they meet minor j
requirements.
There are other echool; consider- 1
I*l\h PKK*II>K\T \1 2Y
JOSEPH E XE^Hf-Dvl
Joseph P. Kennedy, president of
the Columbia Trust company of Hus
ton, one of the sound financial In
stitutions of that city, may be the
youngest bank president in the Vorld
He is just 25.
"How did I become a Hunk presi
dent?” he asked. "By work, hard
work. That is the only way 1
know.”
He goes to work at 8 o'clock in
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the morning and finishes at 6 in the 1
Evening.
ing I!;<• matter of applying for aid.
Inti to do so this year they will have
io make application at an early date.
Already some $38(1,000 of the avail
able $i>00,000 has been appropriated
ind applications are coming in rap
dly. The applications for plate aid
rre coming in more rapidly this
rear than ever before.
Mr. Cunningham was well pleased 1
with the schools he vlslled and J
'specially was he pleased with" the j
niproveraeuts made at Nash and
Mountain Peak.
EBiiim or i. ais
TO BE COURT MLEDI
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TltlAL Of CAPTAIN BEACH
RECOMMENDED BY NAVAL
BOARD OK INQl’IRY.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14. —Tue
’ourt martial of Captain 13dward
Beach, commander of the cruiser
Memphis which was sunk during a
itorm off the Santo Domingo const
leveral weeks ago, lias been recom
mended by a naval board of inquiry,
Secretary Daniels announced today
Daniels said no attempt would be j
made to salvage the vessel. It would j
runt betwopn - -*0,000 and $*.*,- j
000,000 to save the hull and restore!
!t lo tv servioeablt condition. Be-J
• ides 'lie vessel was obsolete. The
Men.t*his cos! only between $5,000,
pop i.rd $6.00 o00 to build.
The court martial of Captain
Beach will be held probably in .Jan-'
uary. No information as to the cir
cumstances of the finding of the na
val board was given out. It is said
the court martial was to determine i
whether there was any negligence.
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NEPHEW OK PRESIDENT’S
WIFE ENDS HIS LIFE
ST. LOUI8, Nov mher 14. Car
roll Galt, nephew if President Wil
son’s wife, took 1:is own life here
today by drinking poison. He gave
no reason for the act, other than to
explain that lie wanted to die.
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AiliSTEUDAM. November 14.—
rhilty thousand Belgians in Ant
werp have been torn fro
their homes and seat i . o Ger
many’s industrial plants, ace- '!,n,
to issues of the Echo Beige recc ved
liere today.
No more pitiable tales have cot.
from Belgium since its first ovei
running by the G« :uan hordes at the j
outbreak of the v. than the stories
told of the break it. up of homes in |
this country hV the ide sptead dei>- t
ortatlon.
Three derret ?. by the Teuton gov
ernor tenet a l preceded the deporta
ion, acc<n4in!{ to r* rdinal Mercier,
inmate of Belgium. in the first
orced labor w as ordered of all em
Moy... Prison and fines were im
igt-ed on violators o’ the order. The
first degree made provision f'r work
mywhere except in Belgium
rhen, according to Cardinal Mercier,
he order was extended to all Ger
man authorities to “find work for
ny unemployed person in govern
ment works or be subje t to a heavy
»entence.”
The third decree German
military authorities uthority to
take unemployed fbrnbly to work."
rovriMK HMU SU\HIIIMi
mows .Ui.UNKT HUtTt
rtrn <M- mi w u\t «*.
rim n west

Illtier lighting <• >iug i»n Along
Western Kn*nl Tmlsj —Hu«i«ii»
Diim the Doimlie Mirer
I! Imi I't "Metl-l,
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LONDON, N't v. 14. The sucre**-,
fill smushtng .ig.tiugt the hruvll.v fur-!
lifted German lii “ rent in ues l»y the I
Ri Utah on tho Ar.cre Tl»e war of-1
flee today reixirfcd new pros'ess at ,
Peaucotirt-fiur-A here where 4.000,
German prisoner;-- were taken.
Hitter lighting was going on in the ,
outskirts of the town at noon today.'
The offlcinl announcement (raid!
the storming of B»auraont Hamniel j
had bflen completed. Tho British j
lushed up reserves at all three
points, making u lightning stroke
under cover of A heaty fog yeslcr-l
day and continued thp advance today]
with but slight resistance from tlvi
Germans. I
The reserves are now cotisolldat-1
ing the gains .undo against the tier-1
mans The positions taken on the j
western line yesterday, after today's]
consolidation, extended along a front (
of more than five miles and at some j
points to a depth of two thousand 1
yards.
Spread of Ihe fighting several |
miles to the northward, reported In i
fragmentary pr -ss dispatches reach-;
ing here, led to the belief that Gec-j
eral Haig's force continued to drive I
on Serro hut a mile north of Beau -1
i. ont Hamniel and a mile and a half j
northwest of Mlreaumont. •
While Interest centered In the
latest smashes by General Haig, great
Importance w«s attached to reports
from the eastern front that Russian
forces had crossed the Danube be
low Cernavoda. This gives the Rus
sians and RumattiaJUi reinforcements j
at a point whore they had already j
shown to advantage over Genera! j
Mackensen’s left wing, which I’utro
grad and Bucharest reports confirm,
despite the German war office state
ment that the field marshal Is main
taining his positions there.
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BAILEY SPEAKS BEFORE j
THE SUPREME CBUBT|
FORMER SENATOR SI MS I I* FOIt j
DEFENSE IN WHITE SHAVE
CASES.
Contends That the Mann White Sluive I
Act Does Not Apply to Cases of
"Mere Morality’—Question
ot Morality.
WASHINGTON, November 14.
Contending tlmt Gin Maun whit*
slave act does not apply to eases of
“mere" morality Joseph W, Bailey,
former senator from Texas, today ■
summed up for the defense in the
appeal of Maury Diggs and Drew
Cnminettl of San Francisco and L.
1*. Hayes of Alva, Okla., in the su
preme court.
Arguments in the case are expect
ed to be concluded late today. As
sistant Attorney Qeneial Wallace for
the government argued that the Mann
act applied to any interstate immor
ality. Bailey differed sharply < u the
question of “immorality.”
lie declared that commercial im
morality for perversion was cover
ed by tho Mann ret. but tfc.C the
law was not intended to yue'se it
possible to send to priuon foi l'o*
years and fine a young r.i n in tb*
sum of $5,000 who merely made a
mistake, to taint his namo for ever1
or to outlaw him all because lie crons-1
cd a state line with a willing woman, j
There is a tendency. Bailey argued, j
in modern criminal law towatd
harsh ness.
• 1 reject the doctrine that i must
ke«rp my brother from doing what
eves he wants to lo. A man may
lapse and still he honorable. If this
were not true we would have to blot
some of the most brilliant names in
our htatoiy from its i ages."
"To enforce the law too harshly,'*
Bailey said, "would be to bring it
i into disrepute." He declared a harsh
interpretation of tin law would
permit the prosecution of a young
I man because to entertained a young
REV. J. P. MUSSBCT.
\\'ln> will iiri'Diii U»r .luUtlr • N«*r.
mnn imiiiimw nlitM.
woman whose moral* were gone long
belore he met her. It would put 111 j
the seme class the miserable wretch
who traffics by the bodies oi women
and the young man who merely
make* u mistake. •
tie Insisted I hot the Matin lav j
merely intended to regulate the
white slave I rat fie.
CONHI’MITION 1\ l NITKIt HT.ATKsj
FOR OCTOUKK AMOI’NTKlt
TO n.W.JWt* I1AI,F.S.
SLIGHT JCREHSEj
Tins* Figures Show an Increase
Over the Same Month laud. Year.
I in polls fur tlie Montli
Show Itecrease.
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WASHINGTON. Nov. 14.- During,
the month of October 666,341) run-j
niug hales of cotton were consumed
in the United Hiatts, against 600.
702 bales in 1916. according to u
bulletin issued by the cc*uhub bureau
today.
Of this amount, 317.4 13 bales
were consumed in cotton growing
states, against 271,5X4 bales in 1915.
1,inters1 consumed during the month
amounted to 66,708 bales, against
77,297 bales last year.
Cotton held In c<*p;umii)g eatnb-j
kUihmAntn nn A I »nmnnlwl !
to 1,722*.968 bales, against 1,845,829;
bales on October 31, 1916. Cotton j
held in public storage end at com
presses amounted to 3,675,186 brleti,
against 4,1794143 last lear.
linportr, totaled 7,843 bales,
lulvalenl to 600 pound hales,
gainst 13,560 bales in October,
jftlo. Exports, Including Hitters,
amounted to 801.4 71 running bales,
against 676,279 bales in 1915,
There ware 32,515,409 cotton
spindles active during the month of
October, against .31,377,569 lust
year.
WILSOH IS CONGRATULATED
ey rayjMiGN rulers
HI T .) 1'IHiK HUillKS IIAS NOT
Y1T SKAT HIS TE1.KGKAM
OF « O.NgRATIXATIONH,
\VA£HINGTON, Nov. 14 i'resl
♦ I t ITIMi HK.HIX I.K%I» ♦
♦ 1> HIMnOTI ♦
♦ .«T I’AfU Minn. V<»». 14. ♦
♦ -With ten precincts misting ♦
♦ Hughes' l»*4 over (’ffclrfml ♦
♦ Wilson had bi >*n rut f<* 123 •
tote at noon today. •
dent Wilson Is In receipt of a mini
her of congratulation* from Mfrril
ruler* of other countMe* it* well as
ambassador* and minister* here up
on hi* ro-electlott, but the White
House ha* refused to make th«nt
public pending the receipt oT con
gratulation* from Judge Hughes.
PUBLIC TOILETS PflOPOStD
BT UNIT COMMISSIQNEES
Ull.l. UK ('OXHIIIKItKI*
THIS YKTMtXOOX WITH OITA
COI \< II, < OMMITTKIi.
Teh county conintl*alnner# in •vi
sion considered the bills and ac
count*. and Indny will fouler with ■
comm .tec from the city Connell and1
Cbarabor of Commerce with refer
cure to the public toilets at the
courthouse. The commission* i:» have
plans and t*pet If (cations drawn for an
Outr.ido toilet that would serve a
tserul purpose for the city ami
county alike. The yplan to exca
vate on the north Hide of the court
house and construct a room 13x30
which will be divided Into (wo sec
tions for the whiles and blacks.
Such a comfort station I tvs long
been needed In Waxahnchlo, In fact,!
every town needs Just such a place,
and It is the earnest hop** of the
business people that some amicable
arrangement will l*c made whereby
the public toilets will bo constructed.
The estimated cost of tho proposed
tot let Is $l,l»o hut the county com
missioners believe it may he built
for Less money.
ELLIS GI1INGS CLIMB
TUWIIflDJEllllT MIRK
XIXKTY-XIXK TIIOCHAXI) HAIJCH
tl.W HKKN OINNKl* t’RIOIt
TO NOYKMBEK
The ginnnlngs tn Lillis countv
I
l ad almost reached the century mat it
on November 8. Prior to that
date there had he»n ginned in the
•con > 99,288 hales, counting round
hales as halves, from the growth
of 1918, compared with 85, <55 balm
for the hum* time last year.
WILSON MAINTAINS LEAD
IN CALIFORNIA COUNT
PIlKSillK.NT I - \ 1NKl> KIWBTV-SIX
! VOTKN t>.\ THK OKl’It'IAL CAN
VASS IN 21 t'Ol'NTIHK.
SAN k'KANCTSOO, November 14,
I .President Wilson Is maintaining
Ibis unofficial lead in California re
turns in the face of official returns
! reported to the United Press up to
ill o’clock today. At that time 21
[of (h» 58 counties had completed
itheir official count. The tabulation
lihowed a gain of 86 for Wilson over
the plurality as shown by the unof
jficlul count.
fiend the 1 raily Light.
EM US BIGHT ID
IPPLT TIE BUCK USE
». . *
WASHINGTON, November 14.—
|Great Britain in*dstR that she has a
right to ‘ limit the trade of British
subject*."
Tnis is the tenor of the British re
' ply to America'* protest against the
I black list.
The reply will bf‘ made public to
Imorrow by the British foreign office
and the state department.
I It is understood, how; vet, that
the British government declarei
th» te will be no application of a sec
oudary boycott of purely Americai
firms unless th*y have some connec
(tiou with the black listed firms. Thi:
will apply bo long as no America!
firms attempt to act us it blind 01
agent for black listed firms. Th<
1 British government also expret.se,
ireadiness to consider the merits o
any individual application for rou.ov
al from the black list.
WISTRY GALES
SWEEP WEST
THK KNTIItW WI'HTM'.W IX «UIP
of hh.Ii wavk ianr moiit
AXI» TOi»A%.
EXTENDSHR SOUTH
Pitiiln *ml V* icrtuMo* Wert* XIpV <•
IIir Fmmi >■ the Hun .l<*»«|Uin
Vuitrj in I'ullfmnli;
in* i'il Truck (tentrn*.
CHICAGO. Nov. 14,~ Wintry gap's
swept the en, lie west today and ex
tended a» fur south as the Interior
of Texas and southwest to the
southern counties of California,
where severe frosts tupped fruits
and vegetables In the Aun Joaquin
valley.
Havre, Montana, reported 20 de
grees below *ero.
The Mississippi valley reported a
temperature as low as two above at'
North I'latte. Nebraska. The I’s i
handle eoui ties of Texas reported
12 degrees above, and Oklahoma
thermometers li v'-red around the
frceslng point,
Chtcago had t's first snow flurry
of the season. » h continued Into
tho early hours f today.
TK.X.V4 THl’f’K GARDEN*
DAMAGED HY FREEZE
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 14.—Thu
well known "Sunny South” waa on*
big shiver today. IIlahted vegeta
tion. frozen wn'er pipes, the resur
rection of hr.tv'.s, blue noses and
breakfastles burtnsa* men were
some of the results of ^he coldest
Nuvember wuather In a quarter of a
century.
The cold wave extended clear* to
the Gulf coast. Corpus Christ! re
ported a temperature of 34 degress
at 7 a m. today. Other tempera
tures at that hour weru:
Amarillo 8, Abilene 16. Dallas 22.
Tsylor 28, San Antonio, 38,
During the night the Amarillo of-*
flelnl thermometer touched 6 above,
the coldest November temperature
since the weather bureau was estnh
llrhed there on January 1, 1892.
Garden truck from Dan Antonio
south, which was ready, to be rushed
to the northern markets, was dera
nged to the extent of thousands of
dollars. I
Tho low temperatures are sell d
uled to piny « return onssagentent to
night.
FOBD 01 STM '
It IKE SUIT
MAYS HE IH IN IHH1NKSH FOR
FIN AND TO REM* ALL PEO
PLE RE CAN.
Attorneys for Dodge Unit tiers Accus
ed Ford of Planning Arbitrary
Expenditure of Millions of
Dollars.
DETROIT, All h., November 14.—
Taking the witness stand In his be
half In the suit brought ugsinst hi u
by the Dodge Brothers to restrain the
extension plan of the Ford Motor
Car company und force the distribu
tion of accumulated cash among the
stockholders, Henry Fiord today told
Circuit Court Commission*)!- May ho
is in business for tun and to do the
greatest good to the greatest number
of people. v
Ford was .‘-milling and perfectly at
ease when nuestlonod regarding his
plans to birtw ore direct from Ford
mints in Ford owned ships to Ford
smelters on (he river Rouge. Attor
neys for Dodge Brothers accused
Ford of plamiB. arbitrary ext»eivll
ture of ftiillloin >f dollars without
consulting the 4 rectors.
WIDOW OF FOt M»KK OF
SOCTH WKHTKHN C. DIFS
OEOROETOWN, Texas, Nov. 14.
Mrs. S. R. Mood died at her home
at 11 a. ni Monday, aged 73 years.
She was born at Suiuter, S. C., and
i married, in 18S3, Dr. F. A. Mood.
They came to Texas In 18t>3, and to
' Georgetown in 1872. Her husband,
) Dr F. A. Mood, nas the founder of
i South western Ui iversity and Its
’ president until hi.-; death in 1914.
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