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FIRST A AUSTIN I AT CENTRAL TEXAS! Volume 10. AUSTIN, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1923. 10 PAGES Numbt: 29:2 nrm FIRST, A am MOILS 11 il CA Lii 11 11 uins of Stadium Drive to Meet Tonight G. HEADS DECIDE TO" PUT Motor Car Service to Sair Antonio SOLON- ASKS LaFollette Leading-jPLAN Coolidge By 2-1 Vote In Wisconsin Election MILWAUKEE, April 1. La Follette delegates increased their lead over the Coolidge delegates in the race in Wisconsin when 149 precincts out of 2,574 in the state had reported tonight.

The count stood: La Follette, Coolidge, The race for democratic presidential delegates in the state continued close hctweyi the GN Inaugurates I '-ft t5 safer A party of it raflrokrf rtrnmiMi rr and offiriatg the Intr rnatianat-rrt Narthrn rnirraad ttrdV nrn-ing Buvmblrd in iht nalor nr nh b9 n4 mmd lb Inawearkl ruunt! trip tm Sen Antont od return, hirh fwmillf lcd thi car in rw. Bctuiint Httndiy, April 13, 1n Htotftr rr mr 4 err 4 bt the I i will be placed in reoiar TMri)ter erir. Tfee car wilt make the trip in 2 huura and minutes earh a. ivrident A. Hpmtlian and Vif rrrMent J.

ff of I he wer Photo fcy Jordao transportation; J. II. Jones, diviwnn ai pertnlendent; P. Lawless. MilWii Morris, city pfjwneer and ticket aeent; Mr.

W. A. Nabom, Mrs. W. P.

Nabors. C- Crant, AsMflated Presa correspondent W. M. Thornton, Dallas N'ewa correwpondent. Crew operating the ear shown In the picture are: Jam Williamson, conductor; Mauri? Mnnahan, engineer; K.

J. Bremer, brakeman. V. W. Oswalt, representing the firm which built the cars, accompanied Engineer Monahan.

Engineer Coming to SENATE Finish Dam WheniPENSIOH BILL Financing TEXAS PROBE OF YET BUREAU Special Committee May Go Over Charges of Texas Irregularities. LAND PROBE MAY HALT Heflin Threatens to Seek New Investigation for Rio Grande Valley. WAf-lIIXGTON. Aixil 3. The Texas congressional delegation today adopted a resolution' favoring Investigation ot the administration ot the 14th veterans bureau district with headquarters at Dallas.

An inquiry into charges of irregularities by a special house committee has been proposed by Representative McClintoek, Democrat, Oklahoma. LAND FRAUD PROBERS IN NEW WRANGLE WASHINGTON', April 1 The senate committee investigating alleged land frauds in the lower Jtio Irande valley of Texas, encountered another storm today when t'hair- i man republican. New Hainp-' shire, and Senator Heflin, democrat, i Alabama, committee prosecutor, again clashed ove procedure. Scn- ator Heflin tlireatened to take his protest to the floor ot the senate and intimated that he might ask for the appointment of an entirely new investigating committee. Clash on Procedure.

TtTean while, iiames K. Pace, lvan-j City, attorney, who is aiding Serator HefUn in the Invest Igatioit. and tleorce Hill of Houston. Texas attorney for K. H.

of Hiownsville, Texas, who was ehargfd in the senate resolution as having been implicate' in the land fraud charues. have been directed by the committee to inspect ami make a Mimmary of letters and quest ionaires ill the postoffiee department files. This course was ilet' rniini after numerous! clashes today ever the reading ofi such documents into the record, in order to speed up the hearing ami sine the? time postal officials who have been intending. Objects to Letters. Jir.

Hill objected unsuccessfully to the continued introduction of these letters, written by persons who allege they were defrauded on the ground they continued statements "not made under that there was no "opportunity for cross (hat they "constitute an attempt to align the postal authorities on their sidi in fur- thciiiii. of the civil suits of some of them, and that, many of them "bivir upon their face ihe unmistakable evidence of an iiispiretynd studied x'-henie to discredit transactions which further payments were due." Senator Heflin objected to Mr Hill's effort to olock their iiiserilou Into the record. iri2 the this American here submits Management. Circulation, Publishing Company I I I I Completion of the I-akc Austin dam under specifications! acceptable to the city the object of the Public Service cor-j ilration of Texas, a Delaware corporation, of which J. L.

i SArlitt, of Austin, is president. Approximately one-third oft AT 17 DrPAIIMTi'550'000 bomi hmc to fi- New Measure "Adjusts" War Benefits Equally. AMrlatrd Prrna PUpnlrh. April 1 An ajtisterl designed to remove iueouities bettieen pratitl-ties now paid veterans of the sev eral imsl wars, pushed today uy iiie seuaie. Introduced by Senator Ihirsuui, republici.n.

-New the bill was described ny him as substantially the same as that which 1'resi-deni Harding -etoed last se.ssi.m. The pensioa biircau estimated it would co.t an additional the first year. Tiie bill provides a flat rate of a month lor veterans of the Mexican and civil wars sis compared with she present basic rate of un-1 nialves the allowance for each deiwndent per mouth in; lead of from t2 to $. A provision, to been inserted to meet objections which led to the velo hist. year, provl Ps that widows of civil "wur veterans must have consummated their marriace prior to dune 27, U'07, to be eligible for pension.

The bill curries a graduated scale for these beneficiaries rahKiiifr from prj- month al 00 to $ii at 7 1. There also is a graduated scjie for Spanish-Amerie an eterans based on disability rauuinu from i'li a montii to a The vote A el to maximum of en 1, pasSape of the bill those opposing in- ley. Kent u. y. rniocrai i i UNIT HEADS TOII ORGANIZE AT DRISKILL MEET Cross Will Give Final Instructions to Team Captains.

ALL HAVE CONTRIBUTED Leaders Make Donations Before Taking Up Campaign Work. Pep anil enthusiasm designed to press workers for a ltghliiinir hurst of speed to srl! Austin on the university stadium project and match $15.000 subseiipU'm raited on tb canipui among students ami facuitv will Instilled into team captains for the Au'Un campaign hi a luncheon to be held at the liriskill hotel Wednesday evening at Harry I. Cross, director of the campaign in AuMin, prV' tit the meeting and will irvo fins! 5n-wtrtictions ti tr.uii captains. A si I tb'-ruvKh lam; in t. tip -rd and de tram captain lire cxix-othig "funic home with th ha.on.M Tin- stadium workers hav divided illt'J ci-tiors.

lilt: CiVl ami -x-aiud' lit si i eotni'ris log 61 teams of a captain and MX uuikrrn I'-i'-ls. TbcsV- captain t'iim workers have all made donn-i thctil'lltllll DM 1 lU ll.e ii in a ub.t'.w.r.l tan I.C'I- making lilm.ll noon luncheon 1' hfli i.imii r.i lie Tfcn i niv.psisn ni'l nd piieetl uu unil i Mejin at an tfH tv.ns: dmiin- for (Cclillinirrt from Piicti 1, FIVE ARRESTED In Double Shooting in Mine Section of Tcnn. April 1-iiirMinn were in jail lierr. I In iir! fioo ru'e fkh'Mitin .1 a Hriipy, timiiir t.s!:.'ly wt.uiulrd. Jltiiiff ff Voik i-- t0 "vr'li i il a n't ibK 'iin Hi a Iwxiy hnlb-i It havins nddP-d til" t-' bci'i' Ii' mi'i ph sii'm.

Wfi kslleil a ttfijii nk'n. T'w. inrn. Mise Tuy-lur and Vil il Hnt S' i i i'H aiid l.i mn Ttiil M.iru.n nr" belli i the of Hetinley I a i party. The Ivillliii ki ep with An- 'untvs i'Kly i-ci'i)H nfj iu-Mt 'f llst'm u.

in isolated Winintr far i ba in Hie mcunt.iinK. FARMER HELD For Killing With Dallas Auto. UA1.1.A.S. Apiil 1). SI.

furmer, Hvltr-r tit itncH-m Ori'haiiB iioin' I. harced Willi neuIiKettt llotnl-an. failure to ft.ip coitner. wllli tli" --ti-)iliif In death Sunday i'iiii; y'r idd, and iTijurini; lw other i cm a liiitbwav n-r the proteBls liis luivrein-e and told offlirr another diiviiik' ait automobile similar to bis ear ftrike the children. HOUSTON FIRE Claims Three Victims, Of Same Family.

All HOI'STON'. April 1- Three vie. (Pun of this imirnlng'H rimming bouse fire died thl.i afternoon within a few minute of each other. Tnrv wer Ittiss Forth. 37; his wife, ltetie, 24, nnd their 4-year-old hild.

CRUDE UP HOI'STON, April I. The Humble Oil and Refining company today advanced gulf roust heavy crude 2U cents a barrel at the wa il Thu advance applies to both A and jl grades, which command J2 nii.l respectively under tho new price. THE WEATHER EAST TEXAS: Wodnosday partly cloudy, warmer; Thursday increasing cloudiness, warmer in north-wtat portion. WEST TEXAS: Wedneiday partly cloudy, warmer, except in south-wett portion; Thurday untettied. BANK CLEARINGS M.rrh 31 26K.JKo.H7 wk 2.H3.I75.S M.r.h 7.Ko.e35.7 Ounrlrr 22.439,s(i4.M April 1 333,293.43 American's Farm Hint By Waltor E.

Davit. Co, Agent. ''I it i I i i Child it, I I 1 li 11 LiUUUlt I MARS CLOSE Peddy Contest on Floor Senate Soon. of By BASCOM N. TIMMONS, Th Autin Amncn Staff.

WASHINGTON, April nf i the lumi" lifiili-i- li. li tva.s oiinpb-ted Tuesday by tiy tiie liat.i cJe'tU'io it iif fi.ii!. that i.l! but tiie Ma field oti bad the on stum with a rubber ft.) rest claim that nit the M.iiupi I bali.itK -luaii I be thrown not rnnunitlce. TO VOTE Membership to Say Whether Campaign Should "Be Waged. DIRECTORS FOR CHANGE Hundred Thousand Could Be Saved Anually for City.

A mail referendua among members of the Austin chamber of commerce on tho question of city manager plan ror Austin la to 'bo taken. If a majority of the membership of the organization favors the adop- tion of the city manager plan fo Austin, the chamber through its board of directors set. about immediately Initiating tne movement to secure an. election which will "de finally whether or not Austin to cdupt this new lorni of gov- ernment- Tliiti tinQTiimntt. ftp- cision reached by the board of directors of the chamber held last night.

Tho secretary was instructed by the board to send out ballots, with literature explaining the city iiian.i,'f- plan as proposed for Austin, to uu members with a request that tno ballots marked for against the pi sluot. a'na retui inia tao isei.r tary immediately. Directors Favor Manager Before adopting this decision, the. board expressed itself unanimously as being in favor uf the city manager plan of city government. Members expressing themselves at the meeting indicated that they were thoroughly sold on the propo- sition as the best project in sight for Austin and it was indicated that in the event thu 'membership of the chamber, expressed itself as favorr ins tho "plan that a vigorous gnm-paign be waged toJring about the-submission of a petition to the city council this year asking for an election on a charter amendment to include tho city manager plan.

After the ballots are all returned, a culled meeting of tho board will be. held and a canvass of tho re-j turns made, if thu vote is favorable to the city manager plan, the bourd will immediately inltiato tho movement for the adoption the plan when the terms of the present city officials expire. $100,000 Saving SecVi. That the city of Austin can save nt least. 4100,000 a year by adopting the city manager form of governnieiit.

was the opinion expressed by Eldred McKinnon. vice president of the Citizens State bank and former chamber president. McKin- Lnou pointed out an example of a city in Tennessee which has had the? manager form of government for only six months and has already saved tho manager's 13,000 salary and the salaries of all the other city officers in the former administra-r tion. examples of the ad-ventages of the? centralized administration were pointed out. A committee headed by J.

J. Atkinson, traffic and transportation manager of the chamber, was appointed to confer with of the San Antonio chamber of commerce with a view to combining forces th that, city in righting tho proposxl merger of tho I-C1N and tiulf Coast" lines at the hearing to be held before the Texas railroad commission next The directors also voted to cooperate with the Houston chamber of commerce in presenting a request to the state highway department asking for 1150.000 aid to construct a bridge over the- Brazos river near Brenham, a project which if car ried out would divert a considerable stream ci traffic, through Austin. TEN-YEAR SENTENCE Given Meador in Slaying of Asa Rawls. SWEKTW-ATEE. April 1 Wm.

Meador was found guilty bv a Jury here, today on a charge of inut'rter in connection with the slaying of Asa kn wis Andrews couiitv- in 1:122. and was sentenced to ars in the penitentiarv. Tt, ten cas- wiis brought her a lvuige of venue. In previous trial ut F.arstow- M'-ador was sentenced to oa years. COLLINS IN 3URNET BPKXKT.

April 1. V. A. Collins, for governor, was lit Burnet Monday, meeting friends, He did not iitineiinre definitely a speaking for -Burnet, "bat stated that ho expected to speak-here lata-. HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS 1 jEvY-BoPY SPECS A LAWYOH BE SMART NOUGH T' SHOOT CRAPS LAK A 1 Nt6SUH, EN KNOW tE BlgLE LAK A PREACHER1.

1 lis i 1111 M'l J. 1 4 ii. Adoo and Al Smith forces, nun 113 precincts out of 2,574 in the state MoAdoo forces were leading with 2.544 with the Smith forces totalling Daniel W. Moan, socialist, running Mi, i for re-election as mayor ot watikee maintained a consistent, lead over his opponent, Daniel S. Hose, non-partisan, as returns came in tonight from today's municipal i tion.

At midnight his victory was announced by the Milwaukc" tinel which supported Mr. Hose the campaign. COOLIDGE AGAIN GOES DOWN IN DEFEAT MILWAUKEE. April 1. Wisconsin voters today cast their ballots to decide whether the delegations to the democratic and republican political conventions from this state be lor WmUiS i- MeAdoo or Governor Al Smith on the democratic side or for President Coolidge or Senator K.

M. I -a Follette at the republican gathering at Cleveland. MeAdoo Leading. MeAdoo was leading Smith by a slight margin when 1" precincts out of a total of 2.574 in "Wisconsin had reported tonight. The count stood MeAdoo 7S.

Smith 71. Ia Follette delegates continued to maintain a two to one lead when 51 precincts out of 2,574 in Wisconsin representing 20 counties, had reported at 10 p. fa. The cnint stood JUt Follette 2,862, Coolidge 1.435. Senator La Follette is assured of eight of the 23 delegates tj the republican convention.

In four ofi thel! districts, his delegates had 1 110 opposition. Claim Other Delegates. 1-1 Follette leaders also claim the election of three of the delegates l.trirc bcettne onK- four the u-i'ii. the La Follette faction placed the full quota of seven in the field as increased by the republican national committee. On the democratic side, both MeAdoo and Smith factions filed a complete slate in each district.

For presidential preference on the democratic, ticket MeAdoo and Senator James A. Reed of Missouri are the contestants either has a fair chance to win. NOT GUILTY Is Plea of Sinclair Who Makes $5,000 Bond. WASHINGTON, April 1. Harry F.

Sinclair pleaded not guilty to contempt of the Fnlted States senate, in District of Cilunibia supreme court today and furnished bond of totn.n. The oil operator was allowed ten daj-s by the court to bis plea and enter a demurrer if he should so desire. He was accompanied by hks counsel, Martin W. Littleton and O. T.

of New-York and W. Zevuly of Washington. KLAN TICKET Sweeps Of Field in Election Tulsa Officials. Tl'LSA, April 1 Early returns in today's city election, gave Mayor Herman N'evvbloi democrat and klau supported candidate for re-election, a two to one margin over John R. Hadley, his republi can and anti-kian opponent.

As most of tho precincts i laimrd, by the republicans have shown majorities for Newblock, his reelection is cons.dered assured. Democratic headquarters predict a final majority of at least 3.000. All but two candidates democratic ticket were majorities in early returns. on I he ONEJILLED Fifteen Injured When Trains Crash. And NEW YoItK, April 1.

Fireman John Quiun was lied and 15 persons were injured hen an elevated train crashed into another at a Lnig Island city station during a blinding snowstorm late today. Quinn, a member of the. city fire was a passenger on a stalled train, and was seated di-j rectiy behind the niotormiui's cab in the rear car. MEXICAN OFFICIALS Order Early Closing of. All Border Ports.

P. UQ WN I LLE. April 1. General orders were Issued today from Mexico Ciiy to Mexican governnieiit officials to close ail border ports at 0 o'clock American time and both the international bridge and ferry here wore closed at that tune tonight. Mexican officials have offered no explanation for the order INJURIES FATAL BOSTON, April 1.

Dr. Philip i Catlciuan, deputy city health com- luissloiier and instructor in ba. -i teriology at. ihe Harvard medical I school, died toipiy from Injuries be! sustained when struck by an auto- mobile list nisht i 1 I i i BOY DROWNS IN BARTON0REEK Everett VanEvery Victim Of Cramps Attack. E'-crett VanEvery.

lg. senior stu-! dent in Austin high school, son of Mrs. Charles Haynie, 2108 Sw ish er street, met deuth by drowning Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock while swimming with comrades in Campbell's hole on Barton creek, about one mile above Barton Springs. VanEvery was a member of a picnic party composed of senior high school students, whirh was being conducted at Barton Springs park. Overcome by Cramps.

VanEvery and several compan- ions went to Campbell's bole short ly after eating dinner and were in swimming when the unfortunate youth was overcome by cramps and sank to the bottom of a li-foot hole. His companions made an effort to rescue birn as he sank, but were unable to help him. They then hurried to liarton Springs for aid and after half an hour, VanEvery's body was brought to the surface-by Hamilton, special officer at tin? municipal swimming resort, and M. C. Muckfcroy and Abe i'arks, high school strident Lungmotor Fails.

An effort, to revive NanLvory by means of a lungmotor rushed to the scene of tho drowning by the lloscngren-Cook Undertaking establishment was made, but proved futile. (1. Haynie. burlier, the youth's stepfather, made lineal! to the scene of the drowning with the llosengren-Cook ambulance. Alter efforts to revive the youth were abandoned, the body was car ried to the home ol" his parents on Swisher street.

Funeral services will lie held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at. the borne of young Van Every's Mrs. A. M. DahMn.

17.13 Sabine street. At SO o'clock services will be heid at the Swedish The services will be conducted by Kev. K. Xcrherg. Charles Cook will direct the funeral.

Active pallbearers are: Clifford Palmier, Joseph Hiibenson, Eouis Mndahl, Ernest Seveiine. Harold Laveen, louis Sward. Honorary are: Henry McCaUum, jian Want, William I'cveiaux. Albert Haynes. Wutkins and Charles l.t?w is.

uslave POSSE SHOOTS NEGRO For Not Surrendering After Wounding Two. i FUKSNO. April l. la-rusinc to surrender to an armed posse, I Buck Dagels. negro, was shot to' death in a stuck car at Firebaugh i near here shortly after noon today I ai'ler he had shot City Marshal Oliver Wilson and Porter of His Key.

a negro, is in jail la-co cliargcd with an accessory to assault with intei-t to commit murder. Marshal Wilson and ftomero, riding in a roadster, saw Dagels attempting to toss a revolver into the canal and commanded him to bring the revolver to Wilson. Instead of complying. Dagels opened lire. He toward the railroad station taking refuge in a stock car.

Wilson and Kotnero were not dangerously slnd. GIRL BANDIT SHOOTS Company Cashier When Grabs at Veil, He NEW YORK. April 1. Brooklyn bob-haired girl bandij and male i companion today imprisoned lii cin- I ployes of the National p.ismit coin- pany and shot the company cashier i in an unsuccessful attempt loot the firm. Nathaniel the cashier, is believed to have been fatally wounded.

He was shot twice as he attempted to snatch black veil from the tint girl as 1 and Hi other herded Into employ were vault be- in; a record BONDS APPROVED Bids to Be Opened onj Thorndale Issue Thursday, i KOCKD A I.E. April 1 Thorndale road district bonds in the sum of voted hist month, have been approved lie thu attorney gen-eriil's department, and Couniy Judge Jrt'f Kemp announces that bids or; the bonds will bo opened at o'clock Thursday afternoon. April 17, at the eourthout-e in Cameron. I POPE RECEIVES BoMF, April 1 A group of IJ Chicago "pilgrims" were received I in iindiepce by Pope Pius XI at the i Vatican today. They were intio- (bleed to the pope by Cardinal 1 Bishop Walsh of Portland has ik'i'UrUd lor home.

I I I i rir riojits io Irt party yesterday. hairman tarenc K. t.tlmore and Dr. Walter plan and W. A.

Nahor. mrmbcra the raitroad cpmUaion, vera imni tHo who made the (rial trip San Anfnta in the motnr car, CM her a hoR abeve, in grasp ned in the ride in the ahtny new ga line-driven rar, included: Mra. Clarrnre Gillmora and Mn, I ten Btanrerry. II or a liooth, traffic- manager the iad; Frank L. ttrr, aiMiitant general A.

C.reirorj, aupnntendcnt af Is Complete the project lias already i utn-n poia ana onicers oi tnei corjoration are now conferring wtli Williams, of Ann Arbor, Mich cmstnietion en-rinetr, and other expert eoKineers. Engineer! to Selected. The etiuinrrr for the project is to be l. fresidesit Ariitt n.tiiL a fiiiuinihg of the jfro.iei'ted by Kile, of the bonds has been completed, lie estimated that this would bo several months. recalled In a statement TuesU.iy morninR that tittiiertis efforts to finance tiie tioii of the I-ike Aus in dam had i en made and that he did tod desire much publicity" for his project.

He cxpreoed the belief, Ihut the picsem plan of Woiihl be urcessf ul. Ariitt Holds Option. Opium for tho purchase of the I.ike Austin dam franduso from The Am-tiH 1 uni. lacoi ioi a of I I tela are, the present l.ind-Inddei'M and boldei tf the dcfuiu City Water Cower is in of Ariitt and associates who cmiipose the 1'jiblie i ir. ccrporutioii.

This opt ion is to be exercised us soon fiuaneii'E pianw have bc-vit fuuid "ted. Officers Of till coi'ioraltiin nre all Austin peoide. la addliton ii Arli't, they arc 1'. W. Atlin, vi.e president, and Vim K.uiuw, fcecret.iry-ti-en.surer.

TJic Security Trust of, Austin is trustee ful- U.e corpora-' linn. TWO KILLED la Battle Between Bandits And Bank Employes. MON I April bank i I'midoye mid a. t. audit were killed' I bis afternoon and her bank em-i t'loye was slightly 1 ighl men opened fire a motor Whlch were! being transferred to central of- I fice of the Bank of lioiiieia.

Ituiilc officials ssiid they bclioved i the car was carrying How! nim the biindits obtained bad not been learned bito toihiv. but the! police stibsciuontly recovered from the wreck of the men's machine which in Its flight from the scene of the hold-up, struck a telephone pole and overt urned. In the car also was the body of one of the bandits He had hern shot through the head. SHERIFPSWID0W Succeeds Him to Office ftcr Fatal Shooting. BUY AN, April 1.

Mrs. L. E-Moiehead, widow of the sheriff ot this county, today was appointed by Hi" county cVunuissionerH to fill the unexpired tdin of her husband, who was assassinated Saturday night. The slaver of Sheriff More-bead is In ciisiody. Officers say he Is mentally unsound.

TRAINING SHIP IN C.fl.VKSiilN, April I. The CSS Kaule ati. Avilh l' Texas naval reservists on board, arrived nt New Orleans Sunday, according' to advices received lure today. Tin left Havana five days nno for Galveston, She put In at New Orleans on account of engine trouble, I Myfild Bilot Stamped. Of a tni il Iddy 'f it found to tie mimn isti'-r the s.iMi.itine or number.

The omteMa nt (ittoHiej laim a 1ck.i1 TM an Mayfiohl ttMt. 1 Thayci. nimmttec of the reioiini pu-hlm; tic' 1 iKh bard In complete their by the end the Week lo U. S. Governnieiit As by Act of Congvc.

Acg. 21 iii.inagement The Austin statement of the Ownership, rubllsuer- rhe American Charles E. Marsh. Managing Editor--Martin Names nod of the stock addresses of those of The American owning per cent or Publishing Company more are S. Fentress, Waco.

other i-iii ity-holders: Texas; C. Marsh. 1 1 Austin. Texas; E. s-t, -Vaco, Texas.

Itroo'-lyn, ilobcri Driscoll, Know bend 1 Mergeul luil i I'ypograpb t'oiiu'. 'hristi, Te.iu.s. ae or Average number of copies -pc Company, Cbicugo, soi.i or tusninunai jnrnugh the mails, or ojjurwise, to jiaid subsil-ibers during the six" tnot)ths preceding April 1 1H24 CHAltLES Sworn to and subscribed before in. lliete ar" fisyx ttu-y will be thropuli by that time. Tim will 1 i bout a io-Viay Interval between! the time the recount is finished and the beg il he reglliiir itlVl rStil-OIHoll vxli be un by he column ti e.

Get Missing Liats. A mvsleiious looking paikiigc: was leccived Tuesday night CUaiilniiii of the Ir.vesti-gating when opep .1 was found in untnin the missing; Tarntiit county poll lists, il could pot be learned who sent the pack age. but I'inbly iittorneyn believe vus the retolf of Die news that they had diiplfc.Ue copies of the poll lists liithcir possession. THREE LOSE LIVES When Fire Suddenly Sweeps Thrntirli Hnlol IlirOUgd I101C1. fill AN KAPIMS, 1.

Two women gu-sts probably wciel finally injured tonight and a fire mini Is reported to be dead i of a I'll" which has deslro.vodj tie. Livingston hotel here iind is lire. Meiiing an entire business block. The womeu jllinMd lioin the sixth story despite pleas of firemen who were raising ladders. Th' flier in fell from the roof id (be (hand Itnpids Herald building ml the hotel.

The hotel burst into flames following terrific lour believed to have been caused by an explosion. The flames spread so ipiickly that i it was Impossible to ascertiiln Whether all of tho guests in the hotel escaped. NEGRO SLAIN Another Faces Charge of Murder at Manor. Harry Mct'arty, negro living near Manor, Is dead and Jim Hendry, another negro, faces a charge of loinder ns a result of a shooting affray ou the Ntrumrtuotil farm near Manor morning. Hendry gave himself up Immediately nl'icr the shooting to Justice W.

Glen of Manor and was being hold yesterday nfternooii In the Manor litrfcup, Mi Curly had threat' nod the" life of Hendry, liccordliTR to Ihe bitter's istory told to Ihe justice of the peace. i (SEALt Notary public in and commission expires June My Ludlow Corpus each issue of this publication 12,104 E. I'resident. this 2nd day of April, LOP IS X. C.OLDBKRG, county, Texas, for Travis 1, 1925.

CIRCULATION 12,104 Copies 10,161 1921. Copies Copies 1943 YEAR'S INCREASE IN THE AMERICAN'S Daily and Sunday Average, for six months endj'ng; March 31, Daily and Sunday Average, for six months ending March 31, 1023 Average Daily and Sunday Cain during 12 months Itueent min have parki-il mi? groo nil anil if you wnulil etii' juu aliouM turn yeur Imrrew teeir. wl rniiz ht til hii'I Hnwn, widtdit it tlown iimi Imrmw IhemuilMy tit Imtue th ftiirftn-e noil. 'Ihe yield (ll ll fn.m 10 to 20 liiih' an arre by this nii-su..

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