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Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter (Newspaper) - January 20, 1911, Abilene, Texas ABILENE SEMIWEEKLY FARM REPORTER XXXI KllLEMi TEXAS FRIDAY JAXUAKY 20 J911 MXBEK FIRST MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR COLQUITT TEXAN ON TRIAL AT LOS ANGLES Recommendations of Chief Executive t Read Before the Senate and House of Representatives of Texas FRAXK JT HELL FORMERLY Of EL 1ASO ACCUSED OF IllRDER HE THROWS DOWN THE GAUNTLET Urges His Opponents Not to Waste the States Time and Money in Useless Wrangling But Declares He Will Fight If It Is Necessary Governors Office Austin Texas January 19 1911 To Senate and House of Represeu lalives Arlicle four seclion nine of our slale constitution says that the govern or shall at the commencement of each session give to the legislature infor mation by message nf the condition of the stale anu recommend such measures as may be deemed expedi ent In obedience to Ibis require ment I submit the following Platform Demands The last Democratic platform makes a few demands for specific legislation The central Ihought in that excellent document is legislative rest Ihe de velopmenl and prosperity of Texas PLEADS MENTAL DERANGEMENT Victim Was 0 IVldman of Los An gclcs at One Time Bells At Says lie Saw Epileptic Sins UX1T11 STATES JUDGE AT GCTII 1UE REXDERS FAR IXG DECISIONS ENTAILS LOSS OF Holdings of Court Annul Many Con tracts Cade Repub lican Coinmitteemaii A the Losers By Associated Press LOS ANGELES Ca Jan neys for Frank M Bell a wealthy for mer resident of El Paso Texas now on trial for his life accused of the murder of 0 P Didman of this city last July are attempting to prove that Bell was not responsible when the murder was committed They intro duced testimony today in an effort to show him to be a paranoiac A phy sician testified that the defendant showed signs of epilepsy soon after g Story Of the Case Widman had been Bells attorney in divorce proceedings which Bells wife had instituted The men were JIUGKO DEMOCRATS SEEK JOBS the best of friends and the killing came as a surprise toeveryone The Attempt to Supplant Black Republicans case is still shrouded in mystery EmployedAbout thc Representatives Negro Cfltight in Arizona Special to The Reporter EL PASO Jan Knight Special lo Tht Reporter GUTHRIE OKLA Jan Colitefsl of the United Slates Circuil CoWt today decided in SO cases brought for Ihe annulment of deeds lo Kickapoo lauds lhat the deeds were invalid because they were nol approv ed by the Secretary of the Interior This aside from fraud in obtaining ti lles from nonresident Indians Ihe court holds sufficient cause for set jling aside contracts aggregating 000 Cash Cade National Republican Coinmitteemaii loses by the decision The case will be appealed lo the Federal Supreme coirt FUSILLADE OF BILLS IN THE LEGISLATURE Members Fail to Heed the Governors Appeal for Legislative Rest and Clamor for All Kinds of Laws TELEGRAPH TRUST IS UNDER FIRE HousejjDiscusses Resolution Calling for Investigation of Tnat Alleged Appointment of McKay Likely to Be Contested ie general encouragement of agricul1 alias B Bradley a negro wanted In ture encouragement of the develop1 Dallas on a charge of murdering his incut of the mineral wealth of the siate by suitable laws and the perection of our educations system up to the full needs of our people adecpjat provision for the support of the University and Agricultural and Mehaniel College and their development and separation in law as well as in management Certainly no platform could declare for a higher set of principles and purposes than these just enumerated The legislative rest ami the political peace for which the platform dcclaies be an incentive that will lead do redoubled efforts on the part of all our citizens who are striving to develop themselves and the wonderfully rich natural resources of our state My sincerest wish and highest hope is these decclaratioas may be lived up to by the members of our party and if strife must come and bitterness of spirit prevail let It lie on tiie hustings and not in the management of the affairs of govern ment Legislative Host O 1 do not believe there is a public rjght of a composing a district demand for any general now legislaentitled to a representative or a sena tion On the contrary after a stuen tcr U tlle legislature to direct their uous political canvass lasting several representative in legislation affecting months the public expression was an them nwh ls inherent I demand for legislative in the observance of party law rest The platform of the Democratic j rightfully exercised as strongly as I party adopted after the general prido iu thc enforcement of constitutional mary election by the convention held enactmenl by the legislature but par last August while the Thirtyfirst clictum should never supplant the islature was in special session deman right of loca government or de ded in no uncertain tones that the to people of any legislative dis people of Texas be given a legislative the dependent rightto petition the rest It was contended then by some iegisiature f0r redress of wrongs they motherinlaw six years dgo was ar rested in Tombstone Arizona today and will be returned to Dalla sfor trial whom the party had put in authority may be suffering or the right of inde IXTERXATIOXAL IURD 3IEX AR PRIZES HAVE ISEEX OFFERED thai the Galveston platform was not pendent representation and a distinct binding upon them that they received voice in iegisiation To deny jjhis ln their instructions from the convention depedent right of a people to control held in August JHOS in San Antonio j Direct or instruct their legislator is but those who entertained it certainly to deny the principle of representative will concede that the platform demand government and establish the will of for legislative rest should be heeded uljoritjes as the absolute law of the land For a political party to arrogate Special to The Reporter WACO Jan International aviators who gave exhibitions at Dal las Fort Worth and Oklahoma City recently arrived here this morning on a special train and this afternoon will begin a four days aviation meei in this city Heavy prizes have been offered for breaking records One of them is to be given to any one of the bird men who will success fully fly to Austin and deliver a mes sage to the iegisiature By Associated Press WASHINGTON change in the political complexion of the House of Representatives has aroused many negroes who voted the demo cratic ticket in an effort to get the jobs of thc SOO negro republicans now employed about the capital PROS SPRING SENSATION IX SENATE Special to The Reporter AUSTIN Jan prohibitionists sprang a sensation in the Senate today just when the anils were aboul lo move for the noon recess Cofer offered a inollon to rescind Ihe action by which Ihe temporary rules were adopted This precipitated a lively debate and tile matter was still undecided when recess was taken until 3 oclock The pros intend lo make a complete revision of Ihe rules whereby they will secure control of thc body and lake all power awa3 from the president o a JO n 0 o CHEW BELIEVE VICTIM WAS MUR DERED AXI BODY 1LAC ED OX TRACK Special to The Reporter ODESSA Jan Tempel aged S3 a white man was run over by a Texas Pacific passenger train five miles east of here this morning The man was lying on the track at a curve The train crew believe he was murdered and robbed and the body purposely placed on the track to cover the crime An investigation of the matter is now in progress WOMAX BURNEDTO DEATH by the Thirtysecond legislature Clothing Caught Fire From Open Orate And Efforts to Smother The Flam es Were Ineffectual believe1 says the ninth plank that ins right to jfselfuya plurality pre the general welfare demands that the onaerance of votes casli in a political people shall not be annoyed by con Pnmary would be a denial of equal slant political agitation and they voic ri ht t f Special to The Reporter 1 1 V 1 iTTT should be relieved therefrom in order lrate legislative districts and a gov thali they may undisturbed pursue enimcnt of political despotism would their usual avocations to the end that take the place ot constitutioual liber Texas Branch of Athletic Union By Associated Press NEW YORK Jan is announc ed that Texas is to have a separate branch of the Amateur Atheltic Union By Associated Press I AUSTIN Jan afler IQ oclock this morning Colquitts flnt message was read concurcally to both houses of the Legislature but judg ing from the fusillade of bills in both bodies it is evident thit are noli altogelher in harmony with tne governors requcsl for legislatiYO peace and fewer laws The prohlbitionisls filed nil their liquor bills in Ihe Senale The most Important mcnsuras proposed in both houses are the prohibition of the sale of liquor wUhm 400 feeti of any passenger depot ft tax of for any sodtt fountain sclu drinks containing opium cocaine caffein chloral hydraleer or kindred preparations prohibiting screens in billiard parlors regulating lobbying prohibiting the sale of intoxi cants in houses of ill repute Dlscussloiii of Telegraph mid Telephone Trust The House entered a ong and importanli discussion of a ebclullon for an investigation as to whellier or not there is a telephone and telegraph trusl Appointments not Yet Submitted The Governor did ncn send n list of his appointments to stau offices the Senate for confirmation this morning but it is expeeled lhal the namef will be submitted this afternoon While it is not believe a flghl will lie made againsti J L Worlham for railroad commissioner il is reported that there will be a contasl over the appointment of John G McKay of Bell county Nearly 100 Rills Introduced RIFLED REGISTERED MAIL Man Accused of Stealing Registered Envelope at Adrian Texas Caught at Seattle By Associated Press SEATTLE wash Jan c Thompson accctised of stealing from a registered envelope at Adrian Texas was arrested here today He says he is willing to return to Texas When caught he had in his possession This will permit the holding of state j meets and the keeping of separate rec jords The matter is only awaiting SULPHUR SPRINGS Jan IDMrs tbe consent tlK 8011therl1 f18011 Man Lambert aged 40 the wife headquarters which are a prominent fanner south ot this union New Orleans they may be contented and prosperous y Governments are not instituted place was fatally burned early this I and we promise an ni Tin ni ana merely lo give expression to the voice i strict enforcement of line laws only as of majorities thati they may unrestrain j morning when sparks from a fire place ignited her dress aim rnuI Ui 01 majorities man tney may unrestram lif uv iv i um are absolutely necessary to protect ed carry tueil vm nlo ptfect but son attempted to sa e i e I in a etter the public and the rights and liberties jalso guarantees that minorities and in S jn vain lloday says Very canestly h01 of the people I most cordially shall have equal protection S C i I the success of the progressive equal protection prove this platform expression an in all of their rights of person and of shall cheerfully observe ils rcommen therefoie always dations insofar as Ihey apply bear in mind that while todaywe may Kleburg Appointment Praised Roosevelt Mopes for Success Her 10 vcar old I B Associaled Press 1 HACKEXSACK N Y Jan 19 public ie for j the success of the progressive Re j publican movemenl governor I hope to have Ihe corUial cooperation and approval of Ihe leg islalure Our laws regulating and defining belong to the majority on the morrow we may be numbered with minor Press CORSICANA Jan joinl meet ing of the Texas Corn and ity The political majority should nevi gwine Breeders in session here today er so far forget its own rights as well adopted resolutions praising Colquitts the rights of corporations are very as he jllst cxercise of its power as lo appointment of R J Kleburg of Cor stjrong and efficient and I do nol dclly tnc voice of reprcseiilalum Chrisli on Ihe A M board and ernmenl or deny the right of the peo1 urging him to accept The establish lieve we nerd or that the people de mand furiher restrictive legislation along this line at this time but there is a very urgent demand that the peo ple be given time to adjust themselves to the laws we already have and rest from he passage of new oies and the le of separate districts to instruct jment of boys and girls pig growing their immediate representatives in the was urged legislature Throughout th state dur O O1 0 g S O O O O ing the lasl year this doctrine was rsserled and defended by rne and lam glad of this opportunity to renew my Xo Scnalorial Choice in X Y O consentient agitation and uncrrtaintjj allegiance to these sacred principles that precedes and follows their en of j Instructions O Bv Associated Press Indictment in White Case Suecial lo The Reporler f SHREVEPORT La Jan The first indictment in North Louisiana under the White Slave Traffic laws was returned by the grand jury here loday In which it is charged thai Mrs Alice Black is guilty of violating Ihe slatute because she paid fines against a number of white women o o o s y o o o o o o o c a v o Lumber Schooner In Hurricane actment Submission of 1ro Amendment T believe sincerely in representative government When we depart from this principle we will in my opinion soon be dashed upon dangerous breakers nad irovernmen will become sub merged by a wave of socialism The According to thc election laws or the O state platform demands for specific ALBANY N Y Jan 3jC choice resulted from the second ballot for Inited States Senator in the Legislature today A third ballot will be taken av legislation are not to be considered jC noon Friday but as the sltua binding on members of the legislature O tion now stands an election is unless they have been previously sub1C1 doubtful By Associated Press FUREKA Jan Water logged and drifting help lessly ii a furious hurricane thc lumber schooner Lakme with 15 men aboard is riois ly imnerrilleil off Cape Blanco wind is blowing at the rae tf 100 miles an hour Commission Wl Sue 1 T Special to The Reporter AUSTIN Jan railroad commission today issued an ordedi recting the attorney general to In stitute suit against the Pecos and Northern Texas railway owned by the Santa Fc for penalties for alleged fail ure to operate trains on schedule time It is claimed that the trains of this road have been behind time on 30 occasions during Ihe lasl 30 days Pen alties aggregate Special to The Reporter AUSTIN Tan from reading of the governors message and the Introduction of bills litlle busi ness was Iransacled by the legislature loday Nearly 100 hills were offered in bolh houses among Ihem being by Senator Sturgeon for the codifica tion of Texas laws which is the lar gest ever introduced I weighs 50 pounds and is as large ac a suit case Senator Cofer offered a measure to prevent liquor dealers contributing campaign funds Wiilacy presented his penitentiary reform bill and Lat timoor his bill prohibiting Sunday railroad excursions In the house WI1 Hams introduced a bill creating a pub lic service commisssion HIIQ German a measure providing an sight hour work day for all corporation employes Stock Market Special to the Reporter FT WORTH Jan re ceipls 2400 calves 00 bogs 2500 Steers steady tops cows steady 52 Icr Cent of Cotton Crop Exported By Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan The Census Bureau reports 52 per cent of the 1910 12000000 bale cotton crop exported It is significant that in the cotton growing stales there are now 10800 000 spindles compared to only 30 years ago Not less than 90jro 000 persons are employed in the United Slates in Ihe various phases lope calves steady tops the raising and manufacturing of hogs higher top cotlon Indicted for Murder Special lo The Reporter Ballinger Attacked in House By Associated Press SHREVEPORT Jan Dan Hunt I WASHINGTON Jan In the of Cash county Texas was indicted genate today Fletcher altacked Bal by the grand jury here today charged linger In the house it was charged with murdering his brotherinlaw F Represenlalive Dies of Texas bad G Horn whom he shol after Horn had i attackca tonighls democralic caucus horsewhipped him Ilunl is a criplas pie oavr been hurried Jo Austinfor pas teur treatment Concluded on page fmir O D O O o o o o o o o O oirly In Tnnunrv Kmma Goldman Addresses Miners By Associated Press was 5Ind Doers Cause C0nstcriiBtinn HOLLAND Jan j COIVMBUS O Jan has been caused at this place by mad Goldman the notorious anarchist dogs The children of Ergin Steglish not allowed lo address the convention Frank Lindman and Frank Molinas Of the United Mine Workers of Ameri ca today but a number of the dele gales who resolved to hear her any way renled sepMate hall and she delivered hor address there itnis lriilt not Onmafted KINOSVILLK Jan Tike the noted Japanese fruit grower employed by the Yoakiim interests to tour Texas belt reports practically no dam ago lo thf citrus fruit by Hie freeze Xo Election In Tennessee By Associated Press NASHVILLE Jan wns no election of a Inited States senator today
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