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Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - January 10, 1911, Abilene, Texas ABILENE SEMIWEEKLY FARM REPORTER VOLUME XXXI AUILENJK TEXAS TCESKAY JAMAKY 1911 NIJXBEK SEH10 SOME JiKVKItlDUK OF INDIANA SIGMSK SAYS EVIDENCE IX LOKIMUR CASK WAS CONCLUSIVE NO CHANGE TO BE ADOPTED Senate Villl Adopt Majority Report Ex houoratiiifr Sends Jn Nominations of Ministers to Nicaragua and Peru By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan Al bert J Beveridge of Indiana today submitted to the Senate his minority report from the committee on Privi leges and Elections in which he de clared testimony was conclu sive that far more than enough bri bery was practiced to invallidate the election of Senator Lorimer of Illi nois x LAItUE BALLOON MonsUr Dirigible Passes Over tlie of Florence Ala Two Men Were In Basket By Associated Press FLORENCE ALA Jan large balloon passed over this city early today at an estimated altitude of 800 feet There two men in the bas No message was dropped and it is ziot known whence the balloon came or where it was going A balloon passed over here last night with several bright lights attached CEREMONY IS OF 1EFFERSOSIAN INAUGURAL ADDRESS IS OMITTED The majority committee report Associated Press milted some weelis ago virtually vin COLUMBUS O Jan dieated Lorimer of the uses of fraud Harmon was today inaugurated gov Beveridge rei ernor of Ohio for the second time I with the severest Jeffersonian simpli Icity The ceremony was one of the o obtain his election fused to sign the majority report Committee Fails to Agree The Senate Committee on Judiciary j simplest in the history of the state today failed to agree on i report of i the governor stepping out of his pri the resolution prividing for tbe direct vale office into the reception room of popular election of United States Sen1 the executive chambers and there sub 1000 DELEGATES OX HAXD FOR THE OPENING SESS10XS OF LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATION I SENATORS AM REPRESENTATIVES ARUIY1NG TO ATTEND THE OPENING SESSION TO ADHERE TO STOCK LAWS Convention Will Discuss Much Needed Legislation And Ask For Better Service From the Railroads Cheyenne Leads Denver SFEAKERSRIP MAIN ISSOE Raybiirii and Gilmorc Leading Eacli is Coiilidriit if Success Jeff D Cox Refuses to Retire Complexion of 84nI Legislature Special to The Reporter FORT WORTH Jan a thousand delegates have arrived for the convention of the American Live stock Association which opens here to morrow It is expected that there Special to The Reporter AUSTIN Jan large number of Senators and Representatives ar rived in Austin this morning to attend the opening session of the Thirty Sec ond State Legislauiue which convenes will be about five thousand delegates at un oclock tomorrow morning present from practically every cattle filst the Representatives arrive growing section of the United States tliev aie lined up in the Speakership Committees In Session contest which overshadows all other ators Another meeting of the com mittee will be held later in the day Tafts Nominations The nominations of Elliott Northcut of Huntington West Virginia to be U j scribing to the official oath Inaugural Address Omitted The inaugural address was omitted its omission making the inaugural un S Minister to Nicaragua Clay Howard of Paris Kentucky Minister to Peru After the ceremony Gov ernor Harmon returned to his duties as though nothing had happened and William Lucus District of Jack sonville to be Collector of Customs was sent to the Senate today j Pedro Dealdrer of Porto Rico was leaders Anxious to Main The Transportation and Executive Committees are holding sessions to day Needed legislation is the topic to be discussed both by the committees and in the general session Among the prominent Texans on the Execu tive Committeeare James Callan President of the Texas Cattle Raisers Association Menardville Col Ike T Pryor of San Antonio and Col J H Parramore of Abilene Measures to be Adopted Measures will be adopted by the con vention to insure a better adherence to the federal and state stock regula tions and for securing better rate ard service from the railroads Cheyenne TS Denver issues and which bids fair to uncork some tempestuous times Kavlii in and Jilmore Lending Both Sam T Rayburn or Bonham and C E Gilraore of Wills Point who are the leading candidates for Speak er are as confident of success as they Arre Saturday and each claims a ma jority of the promised votes Influ ences have been brought to bear on Jeff D Cox of Rockwall asking him to retire and cast his support either for Rayburn or Gilrnoro but so far Cox refuses to quit tbejrace Railroad Lobbyists on Hand it became known today tliatj Govern or Campbell in his final message to the Legislature will not advocate the STEAMER GOES AGROUND Russian Vessel Strikes a Submerged Reel IM Out of Commission j 1asseugers 1ut Ashore By Associated 1ress LIliAU RlSSIA Jan steam er Russia from New York to this port piled up on ii submerged reirf four miles out One hundred and five pas sengers lauded safely All efforts to floati the ship proved futile The Rus sia belongs to a RussianAmerican company and was manned by a Rus sian captain SECOND GOVERNOR OF OKLAHOMA FORMALLY INAUGURATED IO HIGH OFFICE TDAY MANY ABSENTEES IN 1IOCSE Cheyenne Wyoming and Denver repeal of the International Great today appointed by the president As sistant Justice of the Supreme Court of Porto Rico Colorado are prominently mentioned for hosts in 1912 At this writing Obey tain as Large Attendance as Pos sible at Tbis Time SOCIALISTS IN GERMANY i Jan hund SAN FRANCISCO MEET OPENS Northern bill over which a hotj fight is expected The railroads will have enne is apparently leading the Coloraja strong lobby on band to seek its re do city but the great bulk of Cololiealj that unless it tis nd Flights Over ed railroad building in Texas will con OKLAHOMA CITY Jan Lee Cruce at noon today was inaugu rated second governor of Oklahoma succeeding Charles N1 Haskell whose term has expired Governor Cruce arrived from Ard more his home on a special train ac companied by several of his friends He made a brief address saying that while he would strictly enforce the liquor laws of the state he would not become fanatical over their enforce ment His address was cheered loud ly Governor Cruce would not discuss j v the GuthricOklahonm City capitol con y troversy merely saying he would main tain his office in Oklahoma City KKTHU3G CHIEF EXECUTIVE STATE NAMES FKENDEKGAS ON CIUMIMl COUKT JUDGE BILL DECLINED HOI Hat Irenderggst Accepted He S ceeds Justice Ibiniscy who Is El fated to Supreme Beaefcj of His Life Special to Reporter AUSTIN Jan 9 Governor Cl bell today made what will perua his last official appointment whei named Albert C Preudergasls of 1 Associate Justice of the Court C inal Appeals to succeed Justice Ramsey who is elevated to the I Supreme Court owing to tihe resl tion of Chief Justice Gaines 6111 Declined Honor W H Gill of Houston was first ed to succeed Justice Ramsey bir c lined the appointmentt Prender who is in Ausiiln today accepted took tbe oath of office He wll with the court Wednesday Sketch of His Life Justice Prendergast was a icl rado delegates have not arrived Cali fornias hosts apparently favor Den ver The Texas contingent will also nirf CD UllttH DEDIIB1 IP ntrUtiLIu jred and sixtyfour absentees in the cagt their yote for House of Representatives today Represntatlve Dwlght ot New Constitution For Alsace Loraine ScOutcd By Large Element of Citizenship i York the Republican whip to his feet with a point of no quorum soon after I Speaker Cannons gavel bad fallen Isiat noon Tiiis acion w4 taken bv Mr Dwight to accentuate the necessity for a full attendance of members during the re By Associated Press METZ Germany Jan had to be called out last night to disperse a crowd that paraded the streets of Metz singing the Marsellaise French national hymn and cheeringiy wildly for the republic of France The demonstration was made by so mainder of die present shoi Dwight declared today tihai he would McKenzie Next President Mvrdo McKenzie is looked on as the most prominent candidate for Pres ident of the Association to succeed H A lastro of Bakersfield Cal who re fuses to allow nomination again name to be put in Bailey Trial Commences Special to the Reporter STEPHENSVILLE Jan trial continue caily to make the point ofjof Jesse Bailey the farm handwho is QUrum to insure the attendance of meiiiliors of the House Todays showed only mWf uers present This was a quorum but it was not the full attendance the Republican leaders are anxious to main cialists and socalled radicals against tain at ibis time thenew constitution proposed by the j Mr DwightExplaining his position Loraine There werejgaia tue Republican leaders had as similar gatherings in other cities Movement Unpopular Thenew constitution for the pro vince has met with opposition on ev hand charged with the murder of J Alex ander and attempting to kill an entire family commenced in district court here today It is alleged that Bailey mixed arsenic in coffee from the ef fects of which Alexander died Two jurors were secured this morning from a venire of forty The Alexander home is five miles north of Dublin tinue at a standstill Governorelect Colquitti will be inau gurated Governor Tuesday January 37 Colquitt is expected in Austin to night to hold several important con ferences with his friends I The present complexion of the House is 141 Democrats and 1 Republican tihe lone Republican being William Bierschwale of who was a member of the Thirty First Leg islature In the Senate there are thir tty Democrats and one Republican Julius Real of San Antonio was nomi nated on the Republican Wcket Sena tors Ratliflfe StturgeonCofer Perkins Ward H B Terrell Meechum Hume Peeler Weinertt Adams Bryan and C V Terrel are holdovers Qreer Paiilus VvulEon Murray Willary Real and have been reelected the remaining Senators being newly eiee isiiied President Taift that they would do all in tiheir power to assist him in I putting through a substantial legisla tive program at this session MISSOURI STAMP ACT Supreme Court of Nation Declares State Can Impose Stamp Tax For Fature Delivery PNEUMONIA KILLS TJVO Woman Nursed Die of Fatal Malady and Are To Be Buried in Same Grave By Associated Press WASHINGTON1 stamp ox on sale for future delivery of stocks grain provisions or other com modities may be imposed by states without violating the Federal consti tuon according to a decision handed down by the Supreme Court lioday on the Missouri Siaiup Act of 1907 Special to The Reporter WACO Jan result of nursing her brother Alford Young who was suffering with pneumonia Mrs Annie L Whatler wife of the Chief Clerk of the Texas Central railway is dead and her brother died shortly aftpr ward They will be buried in the same grave NEW PLUMBING BUSINESS A 0 Thomas Formerly With Local Gns Company Will Establish Business of His Own A G Thomas who Ifor fourteen montfis has been connected with the Abilene Gas Company has resigned to establish a plumbing business While Mr Thomas has not moved into his now quarters it ulrcady at work at hs new duties He is an experienced plumber having been associated with S II travel in the plumbing business for eight years I A Cattle Deal I Special to The Reporter ROSWELL N XI Jan of the largest cattde deals in New Mexico during the last twelve months was put through here today when the Little field Company sold to Charles Clayton of Denver 3300 head of cattle for including 800 four year old steers and 2500 two years old steers and heifers Fonnd Deiid in Room SAN ANTONIO Jan Kaighn who conducted a tnrkUh bath estab lishment here yag found dead in his room hero thl morning seated at a table T died while writing a loUer N Y TENEMENT BURNS SMOKE OVERPOWERS SIX Dwellers in Congested Building Have Narrow Escapes from Death One Fireman Injured ENEMY SIGHTED SUNDAY I BY WIRELESS TELEGRAPH Golden Gate anil Water Front Atlnettlo Battleship Fleet Is lieportcd Off St Augustine Fla By Defending Siiuiiilroii By Associated Press NEW YORK Jan persons were overcome by smoke and had to be carried out of a burning tenement house on 97tti street an early hour today when the fire swept over tbe crowded building many dwellers were painfully burned while fighting their way out of the structure escape from which by tihe stairways had been cut off One Fireman Injured A fireman who entered the build ing to rescue a child on the second floor was burned about the face and neck His injuries are1 not fatal G W Morris Hickory and Sixth returned Sunday from days business trip to home There is a big boom on now in Mo Pecos country he says Many ar tesian wells arc being bored and soon all the land around Pecos will be un Anniversary of Battle By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS La Jan anniversary of the battle of NVv Or North Cilns was observed here and through a fonisiana today as the occasion of Pecos his oldia legil noldnyBanks public insti tutions commercial exchanges and business houses generally are closed a system of irrigation throughout the day Mrs T L Wilkins and children jformerly of this city left at midnight Saturday nipnt but bis body was not Friday for Waco where they will spend JMvrr tops SiSft hots lower top Stock Market Special to The Reporter FTWorth Jan iCattln 2noOcalvos hogs ldftft Steers higher tops cows steady tops found until oday the winter with relatives nAssociated Hresa WASHINGTON Jail The Atlan tic battleship fleet was discovered by the defending fleet thirteen hundred and eighty miles east of St Augus tine Fla nine oclock Sunday morning while approaching the shores of the United States as a technical Advised By Wireless The Navy Department was advised to this effect b a wireless message from Admiral Staunton commanding the defending fleet NO TRACE OF R011BEKS Ycggmen Who Blew Safe of Bank ami Bobbed Iostofflcc Escaped They Stole Special to The Reporter DALLAS Jan a search of thirty six hours for the robbers who ilcw tibe safe of the Riddle Bank ing Company at Farmers Branch and robbed the postofficc at CarroIIton yeslrrdayTio trncesw them lm hpn found The cracksmen secured rom the Kiddie bank Mrs C A Woodson and daughter ot Cisco sjwiv Friday in AWlcne vis linc relatives and friends leaving at m liiiglU for iheir SAN FRANCISCO Cnl Jan valry between the English avialbr James Radley and Hubert Latham the Frenchman was responsible for two spectacular flights at the opening day of San Franciscos eightday avaiatlon meet Noti to be outdone by Radley who in his Bleriot monoplane gave the city its first areroplane thrill by from the grounds twelve miles south and circling over the ferry slips and the Pacific cruiser fleet in the bay Latham a few minutes after the Eng lishman returned to the aviation field mounted his Antouiiiette monoplane and headed for the Golden Gate Rad ley contented himself with hovering over the water front and In rounding oat Island but Laltaui followed the bay past the city and to the various portals of the Pacific sailing like a huge gull over the cliffs that made the Golden Gatie and passed over some of the fortifications Returning to the rounds he winged a loftty course iliont tlie field and then swept down to the field having been nearly iKftyl minutes in the air Charles F Willard and Eugene Ely of the trio gave bomb throwing exhibitions from a height of several hundred feeji and Walter Brookins and Philip Parmalee went in for altitude trials but no records were broken mate of Governor Campbell in 181 TIrnity University He is a dative an Limestone county being Qls b place He wag a member of the T tleth Legislature and President Waco school board for twenty ears He Is flifty seven years ol and generally ratted an able and servatlve lawyer Mrs M A Rogers left Friday for New Braunfels and San to visit her sister and will be ab from her home for several STORM AT SEATTLE DOES EXTENSIVE tuJ Windows Broken Telegraph Tefcpl and Electric Light Poles ed Traffic Hurt By Associated SEATTLE WASH Jn damage was done Seattle lasli nlgbl a terrific storm which swept throi the city accompanied by a fifty m gale Plate glass wlndowg in a gJ number of houses in the business triclj were smashed Communication Broken Telephone telegraph and elect light poles were blown down and a munlcation was sadly interrupt Shipping on Puget Sound and the sti of Juan de Fuca is at a standstill loss of life was reported Dental Examination LOUISVILLE Ky Jan ex amining the mouths and teelih 6000 school children Dr W E Brant dean of the Louisville College of Dentistry who has had charge of the work has issued a statement In which he asserts 85 per centi of the children have dis eased teeth or gums In some instances Dr Grant says the disease ig of such nature as to retard progress Jn studies Because of what he terms the ap palling condition of school childrens teeth Dr Grant saysit is remarkable that there has not been on epidemic of various diseases through the ex ihange of candy and other sweelmeas imoiig Ihe scholars In order to make a complete exam nation of all the children in the public schools thirty demists oaclx assisted wo senior dfnta students offered their Their work has not yet been completed College Gets Portraits lu the chapel of Simmons coll this morning Uhe English Section p sented presented the college with ba some portraits of Shakespeare Milt Tennyson Longfellow Bryant Wli tier and Lowell Addresses were livered by Miss Coffee and Mess Daniel Dick Catswell anl Ethered President Sandefer accepted JJie E for the college in a brief addrass VAULT DYNAMITED Robbers Enter First Natl Bank Elmgrovc West VJL cad Escape With the Boodle By Associated Press WHEELING W V Jan 9 First National bank of Eimgrove We Virginia was entered by robbers an ear hour today tihe vault w dynamited and all money taken T robbers escaped without encoanterli early risers Secured About The robbers took every dollar in i bank said to be between three at four thousand dollars There is r clue asjto their identity J Reports from the bedside of Cc Clabe Merchant who is suffering fro1 an attack of pneumonia are tq ihe e fectt that he is gettinK along splendu S L Logan wife and children for iierly of South Abilene loft ovor the Pacific Friday at midnlghi Texas or Mclomian coviuty to reside H E Alsohrook of Daird was in Abilene on business Friday ly this afternoon This will be hapr news io the unlimited frionds of M Merchant in and around Abilene W Hntrhinson and wife of Tren who were among the visitors In Ab lene Saturday have rotirnod home
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