Abilene Semi Weekly Farm Reporter, January 13, 1911

Abilene Semi Weekly Farm Reporter

January 13, 1911

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Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - January 13, 1911, Abilene, Texas M ABILENE SEMIWEEKLY FARM VOLUME XXXI AUILKNE TEXAS K1UWAV Jm AltV 18 Mil M7JCBCM 11 DALLAS 3IEKT ENDS AM FAUOlS KN MOVE OVliH TO VAVniKH CITY SCHOOLS AND STORES CLOSE Opening Session of Meet Will lie a Memorable Affair Waco Offers Cash Jrize of For 1IUht to the Capital Special to The Reporter FORT WORTH Jan 1C Hamilton will circle over the city of Fort Worth in a biplane Barrier will attempt to reach an altitude of twelve thousand feet a worlds record Gar ros in a monoplane will race with Seymour in an automobile and Si mon the fool flying Frunchman will cut figure eights essay the spiral glide and do other daring stunts ii the air The above will be the fea tures of the international Aviation meet which begins here this afternoon Fort Worth Aviation Mad All Fort Worth is aviation mad Enough Panther City enthusiasts wit nessed the aviation flights in Dallas to proclaim far and wide the prowess and daring of the international avia tion band who came over from Dal las this morniag Schools Will CANT FIM ouiig Man Who Entered Burning Buildiug Thought to Have Lost His Life C1XCINXAT1 OHIO Jan borough tnvistigaition today failed i locating George Haymun a repor on the Cincinnati Enquirer who vas reported missing last night fol owing the destruction of thu Chamber f Commerce building was een to enter the building just before he roof collapsed is believed to lave been caught by fallinE walls VENHER15 ZERO REPORTS 35 DEGREES ACCIDENTAL KILLING RETIRING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF TEXAS HANDS DOCUMENT TO LEGISLATURE OEFENOS HIS ADMINISTRATION Says 3Iaiij Wise Laws Were Enacted in His Four Years Incumbency liecommends Early 1assage of Important Measures AUSIN Campbell Jan who llGovernor T M is to retire shortly BELOW XEZO AND KINDRED REPORTS RECEIVED By Associated Press BUTTE Mont Jan the xtreme warm weather of the past few clays one of the worst blizzords of the from the executive mansion after an incumbency of four years gave his last message to the State Legislature today The Governor waslate in com pleting the message consequently it came late to the Senate and House Gist of His Message The Governor strongly defends the laws enacted during his four years of administration and bitterly attacks corporations He reviews the work done in his administration in detail and says when he became Governor 11 Wllkcs Dies Burnett From Effects of Wound Sustained King Huff Held Gun GJilIiSOJIK ACUUEXT 0 U II S A ItAlUiOAl THIS JIOItXlNG ENGINE VICTIMS FIFTY FEET Special to Reporter BURNETT Jan M Wllkcs was accidentally shot and killed here today by King Huff when the gun which the latter was holding was sud denly discharged One of Huffs flng jers was torn off lloth men were wit nesses in lie cas of Charles Heine charged with murder whose trial is set for today Heine is alleged to have Icilled James Bradshaw Injured Itusiied to San Antonio 1lac od iu Hospital Cannot Live De clare Occur red at rlalroio loday low winter is sweeping over this section j the state faced a deflciU of if the state accompanied by extremely j which is now wiped out Texas Tax Kate He says Texas enjoys the lowest tax rate of any state in the country and notwithstanding the panic of 1907 drouths and misrepresentations of In temperature Thirty Five BeKiv Zero All public schools and colleges wil close this afternoon in order to per mil the students and faculty to at tend the opening clays exhibitions Stores and factories will also clos early and a monster contingent froi the packing district will come over early this afternoon Frisbie the Irish aviator and Aude mars who ridcs in the tricky little Demoiselle came over from Dallas this morning and are now at the Fort Worth driving park getting their ma chines ready for the test Hamiltons freakish biplane which was out of commission during the flying at Dal las is ready for more flights and the nervy American hirdmcn will attempt to show Texans how one of their countrymen do it Indications twenty to thirti thousand be in the driving park this to wit ness the initial flights Boxes in the grandstand have been reserved for Mayor Davis and the City Commis sioners and many prominent Fort Worth citizens have rented seats of vantage for the opening session Re ports from Dallas say that hundreds of people there who did not get their fill of the sport in their home city are planning to invade Fort Worth during the meet here Wind Blows Gently The windthis morning according to figures from the United States Weather Bureau blew at the mild rate of fifteen miles and hour ideal aviation weather Hamilton and Fris bie say the climate is perfect for fly ing and both are sanguine that some standing records will be broken be fore the aviation ends Officials o the street railway lines have added extra cars and shifts ol motormcn and conductors in order to handle the extra passenger traf fic All indications point to a most successful meeting WACOAVSTIJf FLIGHT Lewistou this morning reported the lercury at thirty five degrees below ero Helena twenty six below and Great Balls thirty three below In complete reports Curtailed by inter communication state that zero terests the stale has prospered and Special to The Reporter FljLTONiO Jan locomotive pulling a trst freight tain on the Galveston Harrisburg San Antonio railway exploded near here at an early hour today Engineer Andrees is believed to be fatally injured Five man Wright was taken from the wreck in a dying condition The force of the explosion was so great that pieces of the ruined engine were picked up three hundred feet from the track None of the cars were derailed Men Thrown Fifty 1cct Engineer F F Andrees and fireman George Wright who were injured at midnight ast night when the boiler of an engine on a fast eastbound freight of vhe G H S A road ex ploded at Flatonio are believed to be dying The force of the explosiou threw tOie 25 FIREMEN I if despite iorporation greed many good j reather and below prevails through out all sections of this and other states i laws have been passed Praises AntiGambling Laws In mentioning some of the laws passed during his regime lie praised especially the law making it a felony to maintain gambling houses prevent ing the sale of liquor in local option districts prohibiting prize fights free railroad passes the bank guaranty ilaw Robertson insurance law full ren jdition law and the law increasing the j franchise and gross receipts taxes Gives Himself Much Credit A PROPERTY LOSS AGGREGATING SUSTAINED VBEN BUILDINGS BUR SIAIE SENATE AYIILIQIOU ELEMENT KX4019 A SUBSTANTIAL MAJDKITlf IX THE riTElt HOI SE AMENDMENT IS PPESENTEO Constitutional Irovision for Prohibition Brought uii Turned Over to Committee Antls Trying to Kill Time the engine Both were badly scalded and were unconscious when picked up The locomotive was wu cited Taken to Sun Antonio The injured men were taken to San Antonio and placed in a hospital An drees home Is in San Antonio The head brakemai on the train had just left the cab when the explosion occur red but was not injured Special to The Reporter NEW YORK Jan five firemen were injured one perhaps fa tally and damage aggregating one hundred and fifty thousand dollars sustained ly a series of disastrous fires in Greater New York today Fireman Fell Four Stories Lee Hackbarth a fireman who fell four stories through the skylight of a burning tenement in the Harlem dis trict is believed to be fatally injur ed Near the Battery where a three Special to The Reporter AUSTIN Jan a vote of ser enteen to thirteen the controlled the situation in tile Texas Senate this morning following a tone wrangle over points of order and num berless appeals from the chair Amendment Presented The constitutional amendment for statewide prohibition was presented and referred to a committee this morn ing also a bill appropriating for the enforcement of the Texas laws This measure was endorsed by QOY ernor Campbell and if passed will be equivalent to a vindication of the tion of Attorney General Lighttbot In employing three special In his office as well as a virtual slap at Governorelect Colquitt who it strongly opposed to the appropriation Senators Spur Over Amendment Although prize fighting la prohibit ed in tile state of Texas by an Iron EXPLOSIOX OF GAS K1IINS BIG E8TABL1SH3IEST IN 3VOKTH 1ITTSBCEC PENSA OFFICER SEIZES Campbell gives himself much credit Gold Consigned to Seattle Ly Alaskan for the passage of these laws and says he only fulfilled the demands of the people He urges the Legislature now in session not to repeal or amend the I G N claim law and says an ef fiistltiitioii Now in Bauds of Tile United States Oflielals By Associated Press CORDOVA ALASKA Ian COLO IS JIAIE IHESIOEVT OF CATfmiEXS ASSOCIATION TODAY THREE MISSING MANY H08T fort to repeal the law will be an effort j hundred and one thousand dollars Young Women Clerk Fcnicd to lie Dead in Ruins Assistant Manager Is Among Seriously Injured Heavy Property Loss By Associated Press CONNELLSVILLE PA Jan McCrorys five and ten cent1 store in North Pittsburg was wrecked by a gas explosion trday and three young wo mea clerks are missing Two clerks the assistait manager and a carpen ter were seriously burned while a do zen or more employes suffered more or less serious injuries The pro perty loss will reach List of the Missing Following is a list of the missing Christobal Smith cleric aged 17 Nellieyflitcbell clerkfased 19 Mary Wagner clerk aged 17 It is feared that some of the custom ers who were in the store when the explosion occurred losO their lives Mens Business League Will Offer For Flight To The State Capital Spjcial to The Reporter Young Mens Business League of this city today an nounced that that organization would offer a cash prize of two thousand dollars to any aviator to participate in the flight here January 20 who will fly to Austin a distance ofapproxi mately one hundred miles alighting m the Capital grounds and delivering a message to the Legislature The message asks the Legislatures tn rob the people of the state On Prison Control He also recommends the creation of a Board of Commissioners to con trol the prosions of the state with the members to hold their offices years Defends Attorney General The Governor warmly praises the work of the Attorney Generals depart ment and approves all expensese in curred by the department In this matter Campbell disagrees with Gov ernorelect Colquitt who said the de partment was spending use lessly annlually in suits Campbell urges appropriations for the conduct of these suits The Governor also asks the Legislature to simplify legal procedure and wants a verdict to be legal when nine jurors agree He also asks for a law reducing pas senger rates to two cents per mile and recommends July 22 as the date for the election on the prohibition amend ment He wants a law making saloons close at seven oclock in the evening TO INVESTIGATE EXECUTIONS Resolution Will Be Introduced For 1nrposc of Asking licport of XiCftTaguan Consul By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan by a determination that those respon sible for the execution of the Ameri cans Cannon and Groce during the Nicaraguan revolution be prosecuted the State Department today asked Consul Moffatt for a report on the situation A resolution will be introduced ask ing the State Department to instruct Consul Moffatt to go into the matter RATHER LIVE IN TEXAS THAN IN MISSISSIPPI signed to a bank in Seattle Wash by the WashingtonAlaska bank of Fair banks which closed its doors last week was seized by a Deputor United States Marshall yesterday The mon ey will be sent back to Fairbanks and turned over to the receiver of the bank for the benefit of depositors DENVER NEXT MEETING PLAGE TARIFF COMMISSION Delegates to Tariff Convention at Washington Urge a Permanent Tariff Commission By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan of a permanent tariff commission re ceived a most important stimulus dur ing todays closing session of the Na tional Tariff Association with speech es in advocacy of the movement by many men prominent in public life The convention will clcst tonight with a banquet at which President Tafji will preside and an ad dress approval of in proposed consolidation i in detail and report for what reason of the Texas Central railway with i Madrlz had the two Americans exe tho Katy system The rules do call for a sustained flight that is I they do not forbid the aviator from i Saloon Keeper Mnnlcnd alighiinx during the journey SAN ANTONIO Jan saloonkeeper of this city wfis found unconscious in his place of bus iness in the rear of Fort Sam Hous Stock Market Sprcinl in The Honorlev KODT WOHTI1 Ian 2 Gubernatorial Mansion Elsewhere Has I o Charms for Pedagogue of Texas Panhandle Special to The Reporter AMARILLO Ian efforts are being made by Mississippi politi cians and newspapers to induce B G Lowery President of tho LoveryPhil lips school here to return to Mississ ippi and run for Governoi Lowery moved here recently and is sill a citizen of Mississippi Tie is said to have been promised the support of ihe leading politicians of Mississippi in cluding he present administration Will Remain in Texas Lowery is not favorable to the pro position raying he would rather re main In Toxas and teach school than be Covernor of Mississippi MILLIONAIRE AMERICAN SUICIDES IN GERMANY oalvs 1000 hogs POO Sloors on early loilpy Ho died Inter in the steady tops SGOO cows stady tops day wlthoii maklnz a stateroom His calvvs higher tops JS70 hogs upsailants looted tho saloon No ar steady lops I nsts have boon made J IT Rartford and v ife returned yesterday from Angbs Pasade nn and other California ixMnts where Oioy spent several weeks DcllherateljLeaps Over High Cliff Instantly Killed 3y Associated Press BLAKENDERG Germany Jan Sidney Joseph described asa mil lionaire merchant of Cincinnati Ohio jumped from a steep clijf in Marts mountains yesterday and was in stantly killed when his body struck the jagged rocks below Boiiherate Suicide story hulling burned to the ground clad statute the pros and antls In Uw fourfiremen were injured bv the fallSenale dld Borae tot ing of burning walls an hour tllc ProWhitlon amend i ment and once or twice some on of the gladiators brought blood The an tis contended that the pros slept on their rights last night and tried hard ito block the proceedings this morning jbut the majority which the pros enjoy n the present sessions saved them ivery time Senator R B Cofer of laincsville who is leading the pro cohorts presented the prohibition amendment signed by seventeen Sen ators After the amendment bad been referred to the committee on constltu lonal amendments Meachum introduc ed a bill for reforms in the peniten iary system which he asked to have read Wanted to Kill Time The measure is quite as long Governor Campbells message which was delivered yesterday and admitted that Its only purpose to kill time which Is now so valuable to the pros Meachum said similar bills would be introduced If neces sary It is the apparent policy of i antls to block every move made by the pros by killing time In any fash ion possible Amendment Terrell of McLennan representing the antis offered another amendment to the constitution relating to the state wide prohibition issue which was like wise referred to the committee His resolution provides that the election on the amendment be held July 8 in stead of July 22 as proposed in the pro measure Both measures urge the appropriation of to defray expenses of the election Try to Turn Trick The plan of the pros to dolay the inauguration of Colquitt until a date more practicable than January 17 was disclosed today when a resolu tion to canvass the vote for Governor and Lieutenant Governor was intro1 duced It was referred to the Com mittee on Privileges and Elections The floor report was forthcoming when Cofer protested and said the resolution should lay over until to morrow Meachum called for a sus pension of rules but his motion was lost the vote standing 15 to 12 Mea chum tried a second time to secure an immediate report anil was speak ing when the Senate recessed for luncheon Tho Senate is in executive session this afternoon considering whether re cess appointments by Governor Camp hell should be confirmed Officers Elected Without Opposition PayncAIdrich Tariff Isill Is Condemned In Resolntloii Sessions Adjourned I FORT WORTH Ian 12The four teenth anuuiI meeting rZ the Ameri can National Livestock Atsociation which has oeen in progress for two iys came to virtual adjournment to day with the election of officers and selection of the next place of meet Ing Murdo McKenzie of Trinidad Colo was elected President to succeed H A Jastro of Bakersfleld Cal The following other officers were elected Dwight E Heard of Phoenix Ariz Firsti Vice President S B Burnett of Fort Worth Tex Second VioeT President Hon Josoph M Carey Governor o Wyoming Seccnd Vice President Hoi orary All elections were unanimous Mc Keuzie Having no opposition The offi cers of Secretary Treasurer and Gen eral tAtorney are filled by the Exe cutive It is known how Ioscph Under Insane Impulse I ever that Secretary T W Tomliusoi of Denver Treasurer John W Spring er of Denver and Attorney Sam H Cowan of Fort Worth wil be again selected Denver vas selected as tiit place o next meeting there being no opposi tinn Resolutions were adopted this morning protesting against increased railroad rates and calling service generally The PayneAld rich tariff bill was condemned as dis criminatory and inimical the inter csls of he cattlemen T the United States Joseph bad for some time been an j A ndlrcsg vas iPMcrod this inmate of a sanitarium here and it rnnijn Is stated that lie deliberately over the jiroripico under a sudden in sano Impulse His body will be ship ped back to the United States for Insrial Mss Lizzie Sooggins of this city loft yesterday afternoon for Jlirknl to join 1rii W W Tirncy of El 1aso spoke on the Relation of Cattle Raisers Association of Tevns and the American National Livnsrock Asso cition At this afternoons meeting there vill le Irld a of the State Saniiaiy Board and representa tives of the Hurra uof Animal Indus try of Pure RVd Associa crowd of pleasure seokcrs who willitions will iso he hold The delcgutra tour the Culf coast of Toxas will depart for their horld tonight HOUSES SESSION TEPIOrS licadinir of fiov Campbells of Finished 1ntil 11 Oclock Pros Hammer at Antis Snofinl to Tho Reporter AUSTIN Ian Tho House passed a tedious session this morning The reading of Governor Campbells mes sage lasted until eleven oclock A resolution t to canvass the voth for Continued on page eight ;