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Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - January 17, 1911, Abilene, Texas ABILENE SEMIWEEKLY FARM VOLUME XXXI AU1LKNE TEXAS TlUSWAY JAMAKY 17 Mil MMHKK It 11QUU1C CONTROVERSY WILL SOT BE RESUMED AFTER THE JXAUOURATIOX PBfl LEADERS PLAN MTILY ill Hold lit Colquitt AiUofctnicnts if Governor Vetoes Liquor Laws PassedJy Majority Awful Tangle Wll Arise Special to The Reporter AUSTIN Jan a truce reached at this morning between pro and auti forces in the Senate the upper house again met at ten oclock but a quorum failed to appear so after some quibbling between the opposing factions adjournment was taken until tomorrow Cofer offered a written motion to adjourn mentioning the fact that the anti Senators absented themselves for the purpose of breaking up a quorum hut Lieutenant Governor Davidson re fused to entertain the motion saying it was a reflection on the absentees point Terrell of McLennan raised a point that when the Senate adjourned this morning at it adjourned for three daysand as result adjourned sine die but Davidson overruled the point Pros Give up Hope The pros have given up alb hope of accomplishing anything in the way of liquor legislation during Campbells few remaining hours of office and agree to abandon the fight for the time being For the time being mind you grimly said Coter at which the pros cheered loudly DYNAMITE EXPLODES mnell on 73rd Street Vatrr Crib Chi cago Wrecked Two Will Die j 2li Barely Escape Hy Associated Press CHICAGO Jan dynamite ex plosion in a tunnel on the 73rd street water crib where many lives were lost two years ago wrecked the crib and fatally injured two men Twenty six narrowly escaped with their liv es Robbed in Suburbs Special to The Reporter NEW ORLEANS LA Jan erli Brewster a stepson of I Hunnau a San Antonio real estate dealer was robbed of one hundred dollars in the suburbs this morning The robbers used a sandbag Brewster was found unconscious Officers have no clues as to the of his assailants KAIY WILL 1RES ALLEX SOlNDS TRUMPET Of DEFIANCE DEFENDS KATYS POLICY BUNKS ON PUBLIC OPINION THREE FEDERALS II REBELS KILLED HOLD UP APPOINTMENTS REPORTS OF DllAWN BATTLE AT OBAYOA MEX BROUGHT IX BY TRAVELERS Special to The Reporter EAGLE PASS Jan Mexi an soldiers and two rebels were kill ed in a street fight at Obayoa south of here yesterday according to pas sengers arriving here this morning over the Mexican International line Battle Was Draw The revolutionists were gathered for a sortie when the Federal troops charg id their lines Both sides dispersed after a few minutes of hot fighting Vbout twenty were wounded Pros Thought to Be Flaying a Crafty Gftme 1lau is Inaugurated to Pester Mr Colquit By Associated Press AUSTIN Tex Jan A caucus Says Itoud Has Spent And is Still Spending Thousands Annually in Improving System and Making Extensions Special to The Reporter ST LOUIS Jan advised by the Texas News Service correspond relort of lhc Commissioner OF IU SMITH COUMlt OF COHlOKATlOXS OUT LlNES WORKS ACHIEVED BY HIS HtKKAl URGES PUBLICITY SfSTEM Wants iubllc o Become Acquainted With 1olicy Aimed it In Organization if Corporation Bureau Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan annual of Cor HANSOM TK1AL BEUIVS Ofliccrs at Houston Is Accused of Murdering Crlinjuul Lawyer Courtroom Packed Special to The Reporter Jan trial ot Hiiiry U Ksnsoinc formerly a Hous ton officer charged with shooting to death Judge James B Urockman a a prominent criminal lawyer of tints city was called before a packed court room in Judge Robinsons court this morning The trial was then contin ued on account of the absence of ma terial witnesses IEUIMUZE GNU Xegro Killed in Gin LEDBETTEK Jan El lis a negro in showing some visitors howr a white man had been killed in the gin in which he worked was caught in the machinery and killed in the same manner eut this morning of a suit directed against the Missouri Kansas Texas railway for line cancellation its Tex as charter President Allen manifested great surprise and declared the litiga tion is sought more for political effect than for the good of the state Ilaus Fighting Campaign The company will fight the case to a finish declarcs President Allen who has already begun to marshal his for ces for a bitter civil struggle Mr Allen is Inclined to believe that pub lic sentiment cause withdrawal of prohibitionists in the State Legisla ture this morning agreed to urge the prohibition Senators to quietly sub mit to the situation whereby they are now balked in passing liquor measures and to pass them over until after the inauguration of Governorelect Col quitt and then hold up confirmation on Colquitts appointments until he ac cepts the prohibition measures Should Colquitt veto the bills the pro Senators absolutely refuse to confirm his appointments Tangle Would Arise This would perpetuate all of the appointments ol the governor Mr Campbell untirafter adjournment of the Legislature when Colquitt could demand their resignation and appoint his own men who could serve until rejected by the next legislature This mean an awful tangle and would keep the Governor In a con tinual stew Inauguration Tomorrow All incoming trains are packed with to the inauguration of Col ttqiu which takes place tomorrow Col quitt is in the city and has been re ceiving the congratulations of his friends House Adjourns Until Tuesday At eleven oclock this morning the House declared adjournment until Tuesday morning after passing several resolutions Definite Action Deferred The prohibition Senators will not decide on a definite plan of action un til after Colquitts inauguration They expect to hold another caucus Wed nesday House Has Lively Wrangle After a wrangle over adjournment this morning the House decided by a vote of i to 51 to adjourn until tomorrow in order to get a hail for the inaugural ball which will be an elab orate affair Bills Introduced Today Martin this morning introduced a bill providing that all newspapers shall file with the Secretary of State a list of stockholders This was re commended by Campbell in his mes sage Lnnc offered a bill prohibiting Tjaseball on Sunday within one mile of a church except in cities over 20000 Among the resolutions offered was one approving the selection of New Orleans for the Panama Exposition nnd inviting former Governor Haskcll of Oklahoma to address the Legisla ture Minc Workers Convention Py Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio Jan an a thousand delegates are here for the United Mine Workers con vention beglnnlg tomorrow There will be a fight to remove the National of the suits if they should be brought Defends Policy of Road The Katy system has been a potent factor in the upbuilding of Texas declared Allen our books will show where We have spent and are still spending thousands of dollars annual ly in improving our road and making extensions in virgin fields of Texas Stock Market Special to The Reporter FORT WORTH Jan 2 000 calves SOO hogs 500 Steers stea dy tops 5COO cows steady tops calves higher tops hogs higher tops porations Herbert Knox Smith to the Secretary of the Commerce and Uibor for the fiscal year ending June 30 1910 was formally submitted today Bureau of Corporations In the first paragraph of the re port may be found the gist of the long document signed by Mr Smith The Commissioner says The Bureau of Corporations ever since its creation has urged a broad Federal system of corporate publici ty which shall give the public ujHnly 1 the essential facts of our great busl1 nesses The Bureau itself has been j steadily applying such publicity to interslate business though necessar rily covering only a few corporations If that work has given substantial benefit to the public and business it has proved the case for a broader system The report continues Methods Already Used For the last seven years with a staff of specially trajped men the Bureau has collected complete Infor mation about certain Delected corpor ELEANOK ECKLEK NARRATES A COXYEKSATIOX SIIK HAD WITH DEFEXDAXT VME1UCAVS 1ltOMIXEXT IX Alt OF LIFE SET FORTH IMPORTANT AHtifMENTS FORJifflON NOT NEEDED Provision of International Treaty Hague unfemiro of 1nforlifled oust Places Ciiniot lie liombarded ations or industries the meaning it in reports it I By Associated Press WHEELING W VA Jan nor Zoe Eckler a trained nurse who gave damaging testimony against Mrs Laura F Schenk Saturday in the trial in which the latter is charged withtine attempted murder of her millionaire husband resumed the stand today Narrates Conversation The witness said Mrs Schenk told her tihat she would be well provided iectea corpor Mr scnenli The wit i staled plainly nesg wnt11 slle ifored Mrs Schenk that her husband was rapidly improving slie Mrs Schenk iron thereof and published To make this effective headquarters from umbus Indianapolis to Col had to be brought forcibly home y to my B0rrow By ess BOSTON Jan A statement em boding Sjx reasons why ihe Panama Canal ohoild be neutralized bearing the signatures of men and women prominent in the United Slates and abroad was made public today Rich ard Olney former secretary of state David Jordan president of Le land Staadford Jr University Wil liam Dean Howells auditor Charles P Anderson Protestant Episcopal Blsb op of Chicago William H P Faurce president of Brown Univer sitv Jane Adnms of Hull House Chi cago George B Hojt justice of the United Suites dlstrUWcourt and Geo Foster 1eabOdy the New York bank er are among fhe sponsors of the document The statement follows Why the Panama Canal should be neutralized not fortified 1 Because the canal would be saf er in wartime without fortification According to the agreement signed bjr the Higue rnference In 1907 unfor tified ooast places can not be bom j barded Violates 2 the original intention at onr government as distinctly express ed in i900 and previously was to prohibit fortifications on the canal Thtjugh this prohibition wno omitted Shot in Hurt Special to Tue Reporter DENISON Jan Boyd was shot in the face and bady hurt to day H C Harrington is alleged to have done tihe shooting The men are said to have quarueled over the use of a road and gate Boyd was shot with birdshot Both partieswere ar rested The trial continues to draw large I to the public Therefore the fore1 jmost thing in each report has been alB On Beveral occasions under brief summary of aboutfiveprinted IR mercnegs fie of crosg examluatlolli V Mrs Sclienks composure broke down IT Police Fire on Negroes Associated Press GALVESTON TEX Jan 16 The SUPREME COURT DECLARES 1891 ALABAMA LAW VALID Insurance Decision Handed Down by Highest Court Today Will Have a Widespread Influence By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan of the most important decisions ever handed Jown came from the newly organized fte residence of w F j an explosion of gasoline in a fifty nt TUP UIHLcd OLdLtJO t police exchanged forty shots ad ne groes and Italians robbing a box car thiS morrmig One negro wasfatally shot and two Itlians were arrested Fire Loss Special to The Reporter pages which gives the important factrj and conclusions Framed particularly for the public press these summaries have had very wide circulation The facts of certain great businesses have j thus been laid clearly before the great body of citizens This is efficient j publicity In conclusion Commissioner Smith says Appropriations The total appropriations for the Bureau for the fiscal year ended June 30 1910 were The number of employees on June 30 was 119 On July 12 and 19 1909 theBureau published Parts I and II respectively and she wept wildly i EXPLOSION OF GASOLINES FATALLY BURNS 1 BOYS Tragedy Occurs at Madera California Older Boy Urges Doctors to Attend Companion in the revised HayPauncefort By Associated Press MADERA CALIF Jan of a Report on Transportation by I Mjnor agpd and Horace Rugsell Supreme Court of the United States Patterson ald damaged that of C DN today In an opinion written by Chief Morris causing a total dam Justice White and sanctioned by every member of the court the famous Ala bama law of 1S97 preventing agree ments and combinations between in surance companies for the purpose of fixing the rates on fire insurance Will Have Influence The opinion which sustains the de cision of the Alabama Supreme Court will have a wide influence on the conduct of fire insurance com panies STREET CARS WILL STOP floating equipment thereon Part II dealt with waterborne traffic Con clusions as to causes of general con ditions and suggestions improv ing them were set forth based on the facts shown On December 0 1909 the Bureau MISSIXG BALLOON FOIJXD publisned Parts nr and V the final age of The blaze was discover ed by Patterson just in time to arouse the sleeping family to escape the flames Derelict llildclirandt Discovered In Lake Ponicraniam Aeronauts Dead in the Basket Memory of Late Henry C to bo Honored at Waco Klcli Capital ist Committed Suicide Special to The Reporter WACO Jan streetcars ati two oclock this afternoon stopped for five minutes and the offices of the Citizens Street Railway Company will be locked for five hours in respect to the memory of Henry C Scott former president of the company who killed himself in St Louis Saturday CHARGED WITH FORGERY H Evcrelt Arrested Today For Alleged Swindling Operations Will Fight Extradition HOT SPRINGS Ark Jan H Everett was arrested here today charg ed with swindling the Peoples Savings Rank of Seattle out of nearly 52000 by cashing forged checks He signed it is alleged the name of the cashier of the Katchoka National Knnk of Alaska Everett had been living in an ele gant home here He will fisht ex tradition balloon Hil debrandd lost since December was found in Pomeraniam lake this morn ing Both aeronauts were dead in the basket Starvation is thought to have parts of its Report on Cotton Exchang gallon tank this morning They were playing with the can when the explo sion occurred then ran two blocks witih their clothing aflame Heroic Act of Older Boy Young Russell during conscious in tervals begged his mother to be calm and urged the doctors to devote their caused death as no injuries had been d iQ tne previous parts of inflicted The bodies will be brought I here bv the Oero Club I es Part IV dealing with the effect j mitention tothe smaller youth Just of future contracts on prices of cotj caused the explosion has never ton Part V with the influence of proj beeil iearned ducers organizations on prices of cot1 ton Part IV inparticular was aj BU5W OF IIEADl statement of the actual effect upon cot ton growers audv the cotton trade of certain conditions on the Votton ex changes which had been Hardware Salesman at Roswell S 3T Commits Suicide on Account of Losing His Position Fourth Days Argument Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan fourth days oral argument in the Supreme Courts dissolution suit against the Standard Oil Company was balked at the reading of the entire record in the case The lawyers said this read Ing was unnecessary Tenth Day of Fog Rv Associated Press GALVESTON Tex Jan city today entered on its tenth day of a practically continuous fog It is the longest period of its kind in the history of the local Weather Bureau Rumored Bryee Will Retire By Associated Press LONDON Jan is again rum ored that British Ambassador Brycc at Washington contemplates an early this report On June lish tioil j By Associated Press G 191 the Bureau ROSWELL N M Jan H 1 Part II of its Report on Taxa bfCorporations This part dealt with the state systems of corporate taxation in the States of New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Deleware and Maryland and In the District of Columbia It followed the same meth od of presentation used in Part I of the said report issued during tha preceding fiscal year and dealing with the New England States At the end of the fiscal year there were still pending as work on hand investigations into the sleel tobacco and lumber industries transportation b water in the United elates the In ternational Harvester Company con centration of waternower ownership and corporate taxation Webb aged thirty five years a hard ware salesman blew off the top of his head yesterday Mrs U A Morris and children ot lis city ft over the Texas Pacific this morning for Fort Smith Ark to retirement Sir Maurice de Bunson is visit relativS ind wilfbo absent from menlVpned as his possible successor their home for a week or ten days shotgun in the yard lay by discharging yard of his home 1 He was dispondent over ttie loss of his position He leaves a widow and three children TRUX KILLS RAMIIMAX H M Bridgenmn Rich Ranchman of Panhandle Struck liy a JOenver Train Instantly Killed Special to The Reporter QtANAH Jan M Bridge man a wealthy ranchman of the Pan handle was struck and killed by a Denver freight train early this morn ing ten miles north of here while at tohintlnj to cross the track in front ot the train He was riding In a car riage He was thrown twenty feet and sustained a fracture of the skull He was fifty Vars of age treaty signed In 1902 Uiis in no implies that we ought to fortify It nor was is construction proposed primarily a military undertaking Suez Canal Example Jlenujsp though the Suez Canal was built with English money England agreed lo its neutralization The Straits of Magellan are also neutral and Uie Interparliamentary Union Iff 1910 declared In of the nen tralizntioa o nil interoceanic water ways U S ImprcgioaWc 4 Beeiuse the United States In all its history has never been attacked and began every foreign war it had and it s too important a customer for any great nation at tihis late day to wantonly attack Though aii enemy might in st i ess of tempted to break Its iledge to us no natioifVould dare break its neutralization pledge with the combined powers as the pen altv of nonintercourse which could be included in the general treaty would commercial ruin D Because wMi the experience of nearly a centurys peace with England ensured y undefended Canadian border line until we have asked for complete arbitration traties with all possible future enemies and have been refused we should be insincere in In creasing our war masures This Is especially true In view of the that since 3902 the nations have sign ed one treaties and President Taft has made the Im pressive declaration that he sees no reason why any question whatever should not be arbitrated that tie second Hague Conference in various ways diminished the likelihood of war that not only the prize court but tine court ot arbitral justice is practicaly assured and that in the summer of 1910 Congress unanimously passed a resolution asking President to appoint a commission of five to con sider Itae utilization of existing agen cies to limit the armaments of the world by mutual agreement of the nations and to constitute the world navies an international force for the preservation of universal peace and to consider other means to diminish exepdituros for military purposes Kxnnises to 6 Because in the words of Hon David J Foster chairman of the com mlttee of Foreign Affairs in the house of reprvvntatives The initial ex pense of the necftsary fortifications would not lie less than in all probability it would not be less Concluded on page four
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