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   Amarillo Daily News (Newspaper) - January 23, 1912, Amarillo, Texas                                 AMARILLO DAILY  VOL. ill., NO. 60.  AMARILLO, TEXAS, TI EHI»AY, JANUARY 2d, 1912  PRICE I IVE CENTS.  PINCHOT STRONG FOR LAFDLLETTE  Former Chief Forester Makes Declaration of Presidential Choice  SPEAKER DECLARES GROWTH OF PRIM,RESSI VE VN O CONSERVATION MOVEMENTS IIAS I'.EEN PARALI,EL.  BVNK SUSPENDS  AT Tl T CUMCAIU  By Associated Press.  Tucumcari, N. M , Jan. 2 2. The International Bank of Commerce closed its doors here today Its affairs, it is stated, are badly complicated. Deposits aggregate $160,000.  +*4. 4. 4. 4.,4. 4-    4-    ♦    ♦    ♦    ♦    4-    ♦  By Associate«! Pres*  New York, Jan. 2 2. -Senator La-Follette was given a rousing reception at the Carnegie Hall mass meeting of progressive Republicans tonight Gifford Pinehot presided at the meeting and introduced LaFol-lette its “the candidate 1 support for the Republican presidential nomination.” LaFollette declared himself in favor of the recall for th*> judiciary • with restrictions and reservations with which I should not surround the recall of legislators or executives.” He favors equal suffrage.  Mr. f‘ini hot said:  Two great parallel movements are todav in possession of the public mind, the Conservatice movement and th«* Progressive movement. Each Is so simple, so sound, and so certain to prevail that it is but natural to find them both taking their rise from the same great principle, the prim ipie of making the best tire of what we nav^ for the general w elf to now and hereafter  lhe idea which underlies tHe extraordinary rise of the Conservation movement is to make the best usi of our forests, our lands, oud wa-« rs and our minerals for the general welfare, both fn the present and in the future. The idea of using wlm; we hi\e so as to make it yield the res alts for the longest time for all our P' ople Is the idea up »11 which National efficiency must of necessity be based The efficient us«* of every resource, every institution, and every agen* v for the general good ’« the gr< at object ot civilization  Appointees to Have Charge of Arrangements at Democratic Convention  Rv Associated Press.  New York, Jan. 2 2—Chairman Norman E. Mack of the Democratic National Committee today announced the committee on arrangements for the national convention in June. Mack, Vice Chairman Hall of Nebraska, and Secretary Urey Woodson are ex-offlclo members.  Those appointed are: Former Governor John E. Osborne of Wyoming; J. F. Talbot of Maryland; Josephus Daniel ot North Carolina; Clark Howell of Georgia; John T. MeGraw of West Virginia; R. M. Johnston of Texas, Martin J. Wade of Iowa: Edwin o. Wood of Michigan; Roger ( Sullivan of Illinois; Thomas Taggart of Indiana; Robert E. Wing of Louisiana; Robert S. Hudspeth of New Jersey and Thomas H. Brown of Vermont  DEAD IN WRECK  Harahan, Melcher, Pierce and Wright Killed in Collision  ON ILLINOIS CENTOJL  CRASH OCCURS NEAR KI.VMUNDY ILLINOIS, BODIES OF FOUR VICTIMS BEING BADLf Ml Tl LATER.  By Associated P«es*.  Centralia, 111..Jan. 22.—James *). Harahan, Sr., former president of the Illinois Central Frank O. Melcher. second vice-president of the Rock Island, E. B. Pierce, solicitor general of the Rock Island, and Eldridge Wright, son of Former Secretary of War Luke E. \\ right, were killed in a rear end collissipn on the Illinois Central at “Kinmundy, HL, twenty mile* east of eh re, at an early hour today.  Trainmen and passengers were only slightly hurt.  All Efforts of Premier Fail and Situation Grows Perplexing  +    +    +    +    +    4>4> + + +    *y*+    +    +  ♦    ♦  ♦    ONE WOMAN KILLED    ♦  ♦    FIVE MEN    INJURED    ♦  By Associated Preis.  Quincy, 111 , Jan. 22. —One woman was killed and five men injured in a rear-end collision between a Wabash freight and a Burlington passenger train at. Hull tonight.  1  YUAN NOW RECOGNIZER AH AN AXTI-MANC HI AND IS AC-CVSKR OF BEING. SELF-SEEKING.  By * ssociated Presi.  Peking. Jan. 22.- Premier Yuan Shi Kal’s efforts to bring about abdication of the throne Lave failed and the situation in China has now assumed a new and perplexing phase.  Reactionary princes, aided by the princes of inner Mongolia, have refused to permit abdication and the Empress Dowager has accepted their advice.  Premier Yuan Shi Kai is now recognized a 8  anti-Manchu and is accused of being self-seeking. Evidently he does not desire to retire from the  To N ote on Commission Plan  1 ancsvfHe, Wls , Jan 22 Everything is in readiness f°r the special election here tomorrow to decide whether or not Janesville shall adopt the commission form of government. Advocates of the plan have v aged a vigorous campaign and ar • hopeful that th** proposal will be adopted Carolina Good Roads Mietlng Columbia, s. O., Jan 22. Gratifying progress in the campaign for improved highways was reported here  The men who were killed were in a premiership. The foreign legations  wooden sleeping car attached to th. do not desire that he retire from that roar of the train. The bodies of all j Position four were badly mutilated.  The victims’ private car was *£-!  Inched to the New Orleans Express.! which stopped fir water at Kinmun-j (iv  ,\ ¥50C i ute ri pre-*» dy, and was run into by the Limited.; Kenosha. Wis., Jan. 22 Johnny The coroner and state officials arc j Couloti. bantamweight champion of investigating to determine the cause, the world, tonight knocked out Harry  r.SCoi'I ON KEEPS TITLE  BESTS HARRY FORBES  The coroner believes that the blame rests upon either Engineer Stuart of the Limited, or with Rear Rrakeman Rroeker of the Express.  Broeker declares that he went back the required distance with a lantern, and gave Stuart the signal. Stuart answered with the whistle but unable to stop the train.  Forbes, ex-champion, in the third of a scheduled ten-round fight  EXONERATION <‘|  WILEY IS OOMPLEM  1   The institutions and the policies °f ; to( j av a( t h«- twelfth annual comen-  sofiftl and ci\ ir life are tis«*le»> except :»f thev foster the efficien y in 1 the welfare of our people. That la what thev ar»* for We must make and change laws elect our official«, pitted sound business suppr**'-? or regulate monopoly, revise the tariff, and conserve our resource«, always to help the people, and never for any test by which all mevture and all men should be tried 1» the we'fare of the plain people In the freest sense w« If a re and efficiency are the  h nme.  Efficiency Is the opPosHe of waste To attain efficiency, we must el'mln* ate wa«te. Were It not for the loss and the waste of mlsdlreeted live, of spiritual and physical energy misapplied. of resources monopolized, of Lad laws and Imperfect institut’ons, there would he more than enough for all to Hv« In comfort fair d.v t.g . nd content.  If n-e could do awav with wa-t». ’ c rhouId have few of the civic and w»-* lal problems w hich trouble us  f  >dny Waste is our greatest peril, an» the elimination of waste, or th«* be»t uso of all we have for the best geo 1 of ;* 1»    1* our fundament il task  In all the great lines of Nat onal life we snffor too much from wrste Th* needless destruction of our for „•(4, the washing away of our richest soils, th«* -.Tabbing of water power* and coal bv monopolistic specim in tereft*. are merely examples o f  ’ ow our natural feaoufte* ar-* so wj «fed as to contrib te to the general w«*I fa»*«» f* r low than they shoulu  In the relations of labor and capita) there is flagrant oast«. 1 needles« loss from strikes and lo< k* tMrts the unfair distrlhn;Ion of thl products of 'abor, th* bittern-*».* of the struggle for mere existence on too small a #|ie, the disruption >r d-graiaJt’on of f«unliten by industrial accident*», th- deadening oppres* op of fen long hours of work all thes* wa«t** the powers both ot capital at), of labor for the emmn good  The cncentratlon and control o wealth in a fev hands, the unfair ml vantages of the trusts in competition or in monopoly, the discriminations pra* teed $*> vr *at corpora *on> ■igninst the people, all reduce efft money, and lead to waste.  Tim waste in po’itlc# t# wt rr* of all, for its perpetrates all otV* u .«**♦<•« b- (docking the road to bet ter things The existence of th« h».«» svstem, the scandalous alliance be tween th»* '»»»ss«*« and the special In tereta for purposes of profit, t'<* iv P»«Ration of their own political iuUu  1 Continued on Page 41  tion of the South Carolina Goo«. Roads association. Among the maters discussed bv the convention was proposal to employ convict labor in road construction woik.  Providence Automobile Show  Providence, R. L, Jan. 22.—T h 1 latest production* of the motor car factories ar«' displayed In an unusually attractive setting at the annual exhibition of the Rhode Island Licensed Automobile Dealers’ Association, which opened in the State Armory Ir. th**- city today. The show will con-ir»ue through the week  Ry As#oi im*4 P»«»*    . \ .  A a'shiimton. D Jan. 22*. — ÏÏ ^ port was filed by the House committee that conducted imestigation last August into the charges upon whi< h Presiden Taft asked to dismiss the chief chemist from the government service, holds that Dr. Harvey W Wiley is not guilty.  The committee also attacks the administration of the pure food law, and demands legislation to change method. The investigation arose from charge* that Dr. Wiley, Dr Bigelow and Dr. L. F. Kebler, all of the Bureau of Chemistrv. serre»ly vrring-ed with Dr. H. H. Rushy, as a chemistry expert, to work eight «lues for an annual salary of $1600 'h “evading the established nine dollarg pet dlent law,”  QUIETUS GIVEN RUMORJY TIFT  Discredits Report That Hitchcock Has Been Active Against Him  FIGHT FOR Bill BEGUN BV SNEER  SMCONTESTS  Habeas Corpus Proceedings Underway in Tarrant Distric t Court  By Associated Pres*.  Washington, I). C., Jan. 22.—President Taft today stated that he placed no credence in r**portg that Postmaster General Hit chock has been politically active to prevent his renomination.  He also dem«*d that cabinet officers had urged him to oust Hitchcock. as was reported.  WEBSTER IS GIVEN  SFNTENt 1 I OR LIFE  Bv '-c ¡ated Press.  Oregon, 111., Jan. 22. -Harry E W* bster of Chicago, was sentenced this afternoon to a term oí life imprisonment by Judge R. S. fan ami for the murder of Bessie Kent Weitster. his bigamoua wife, last October Webster pleaded guilt;. January 12.  ETE WITNESS IS HEIRS  TESTIMONY OF K. O. THROCKMORTON. CITING CONVERSATION INCIDENT TO TRAGEDY AGAINST SNEED.  ATWELL ON STAND  Men With Combined Wealth of Oim Hundred Million Dollars Har» Offertni to <¿0 On Bail <»f Accused Man.  To Try Stepmother for Murder  Oroville. Cal Jan. 22- -Much in terest ¡ 8  manifested in the case of Mrs Emma L. Rumhall. who was ar was raum d in court here today to stand trial for the alleged murder of her j * 5-year-old stepdaughter, Helen ' Rum tall.    The little girl wag found  . ; d in the attic of he* home m ar i ere last Cine. In the mornir ^ of -be fiav of her dffttfe. ivcr ttepmoHier whipp«td he; and bcind her to th** studding in the attic because, according to th«* sternoth»r, th** little girl had misbehaved, it "as one of the hottest davs of the year and the consequent h* at in the attic "Og in* ct»?as«*d by an incubator in operation Tl e supposition is that the girl fainted tro’U the heat and in falling to the floor was strangled by the ro n e with which »he was tie*!. The medical examination show ed that h< i n* <*k '»o broken in two places. When the frnts became known Mrs Rumbali win indicted for causing the death o’ her stepdaughter Arthur Lewis, a brother of Mrs Rumhall was indicted as an accessory. Lewis was tried n** r eial weeks ago and convicted of manslaughter  remorse drives YOUTH  TO SUB IDE  I>etr«tit VutomohiL* Show.  ivtroit, Mich. Jan. 22.— Detro 4 ', th** world's great**<t center of th« automobile Industry, has its eleventh annual show of motor cars this week The exhibition, which is giv.ui under the auspices of the Dotroit Automobile Dealers' Association, opened io-dnv in the Wavne pavilion. Fortf American motor car manufacturer* *rp represented, in addition ther * lg an elaborate dtsplav of tire* and accessories.    .    ,  AVIATOR FUR ONE DAY ONLY  Yale Graduate Drops To Death Shortly After Receiving License  By A*i«oftitf<l Presa  1 »oh Ang«*!**«, t al., Jan 22 Rutherford Page, a wealthy young graduate of Yale, flying on th*' first day after receiving his Meen no as an avi* ator, fell 150 feet thin afternoon at Dominguez Held and was killed. Th engine f«dl upon Page, crushing ni life out.  IKON WORKERS MKT  VT BO URDI NU HOI wR  Railway DrrSapmnnt in Albert*. Edmonton, Alta.. Jan , 2 2 The Alberta legislative nssembly convened todav and was opened with the customary formalities Th*» session pr*>niis«'s to be one of more than ordinary intensit and importsnc«* Tail way development occapies a foremost place on the Govern mat >ro-  g- n* p’»  Texas Iann»lrri*i«xi 5Ie»u  Waco, Tex . Jan. 22 Waco 1 entertaining for two davs th«* *n ual convention of th** Texas '* men's Association President llurnett of Ihuxumtinf occupied ch.Ht at th»* opening sw^ion to*’  Spe<*»*! »0 Djiily News    "  Fort Worth, Tex., Jan. 22.—.T. B. Sneed, charged with the murder  January 12 of A. G. Boyce, the Fan-handle ranch owner, whose son ia alleged to have eloped with Sneed 1 * wife last-November from here to Winnipeg »today began his fight to obtain hail through habeas corpus proceedings, The state is opposing ball every inch of the way,  E C Throckmorton, son of a former governor of Texas, today testified in ludge Simmons' court that he was sitting next to Boyce in the Metropolitan Hotel lohhv, talking to him, when Boyce was shot He declared that Sneed entered from the street and that Boyce said:    My    God,  there is ^need now.“ Whereupon Sneed approached and mumbled a few incoherent words, and fired four shots into the aged ranchman’s body. After killing Boyce, Throckmorton said he heard ^need sav:    “Now  vou’re done for. you re out of It, n'h«» evido'U* e of Th' o-'Vtuot sow w ill, i *! | K  risingdf pmb.»b’x* keep Str'sd i from getting bail  \\ U Utwell of Dallas, Federal District Attorney and relative of the Jan    22    Chief    iefendant    was a witness and declar-  K.-Iler, of    the    Grand    ed that he    "as with Bneed just prior  10,000 1 to the shooting and that Snee«i wa* greatly irritatbecause the Boycn Hie    | famiiv had    employed counsel to bring;  (*    action to free his wife from the Ar  lington sanitarium. Atwell said that  t. a  ttjf    Pres-*  Ta<oma, Wash.. Jan. 2-•    »• **«4  Neff, a young ranchman, accidentally shot and killed his niece, Annabel!*-Bond while hunting rabbits. Overcome by remorse. Neff wrote a letter to his s *er. expla.ninc the tragedy. t 1 coramhted su ** i  t  E\TI NSIf \ I EGIV"* «K»x  ON GRAND TRUNK IMtTEK  The entire length, is to he completed? in  years at a « ost of $20,000.000  M \ ^  r *ry-> 0 the  NORTH TEX \S TRACTION  COMPANY    »0    VI*.  Spcciat to f>a» 1 y New.  Baltimore, Md.. Jan 2 2 Maryland Steel Company ha** tract with the Northern Texa tlon Company, with headquart* Fort Worth, to furnish th«» latt« c«*rn 3,500 ste«*I rails and pis'* use on their Texas proper*,**< ftf-amer Montoso sailed from row Point, January 17, "Th rails and plat«*s of th»* contra-the steamer Ocmulgee "ill saii in the next dav or t"o "ith t’ niainlng 1,200 rails and plates  K«*I West 4 « Day to JubiLit*  Key West, Fla., Jan. 22 three-da> cei«*hration was us* e lu-r«* todav in honor of th»* arr tin first Brain over the 12 7-miU* sea «*Xt» usion of the Florida Coast rail" ay, gl\ing K»** \v •* first direct connection with the land Many distinguished > are h«*re for the celebration  The  ron* rao-s at on* for The mr-J50 ind » ith-re  R«mI Snnclov 4 universal v.  8t Petersburg Jan. 22. Today ".,8 the seventh anniversary of * Red Sundav,“ when Father Capon lc 1 a d*‘raonstratlon of the people be for * the Winter Palace and many were killed hv th«* troops Owing proh-ablv to the extra precautions taken hv th«* pols*«* the anniversary passed " tthouf anv disorderlv de nonatra  t iO IMS    ,  Farmer-*’ \V«*«*k In Btitl»»h « ••lumhi.i  Victoria, B C , Jan 22 lhe Brit i«h Crlumblp farmer will have hi* tflinnr* in thn capita! this week l pinning todn« "ith a me**tinv of the British Columbia Fall Fair aasoi t ti*m annual session* 1  "ill he h*»ld du» lng the week by all « ! the ore ant « tions In wh'«‘h the flMftneis nr** Inter eeted, including the Provincial vw» elation* of dairvinen. uraln gfowers, attx k breeders poultry raiser«* a* <1 fre.ft grov. er** l‘r** v »*nt iftdicatlr-nb  Ry X-MH atetl Pre*»  Seattle Wash Engineer P. R,  Trunk Pacific, states that men will be at work on the «*xt«*nsiou between Y«*llo" head Pass in Rocky Mountains and Alder, B. within the next -ixty days.    ,  road, 415 miles in i Boy« 1 «  an <T  Sne * d hUl1    in     jft  leteff in two ¡the morning    of January    1    *    at    whicfc  | no r«*sentm« > nt w as shown.  Sneed did not take the stand ftx-DEDICATI NKM    dav. The habeas corpus case will  SHIP AT GALVESTON he concluded tomorrow.  —- Men    have    offered to go on 'tneed’»  $pe< ai! *0 iMdf    4»«-* I ball whose    combined wealth    total*  Galveston, Tex , Ian —    A    move*    .    ,    ,    _a  .    ,    ,    . , nearlv a h?m «red dlllons  ment is under wav both here an i in  Little Rock. Arkansas, to have this    -----— - ——  rltx -e'e- ted as    the port at whl* h the [ORE DOCK    ^^IKHRD  new battleship    \rkanaas is to receive  her n**w »liver s- r\ ice the gift from the people of Arkansas. It is understood her»* that the Mmtlment    among  the p«f*ople of Little Rock    is    favora  ble to this r'tv a 8  a g«n**ral proposition, o"in? t«» the depth of the water In th«» harbor and port facilities. Governor ( gear B Colquitt and Don&ghey of that e taken 'he prop an ! * !  ¡s ex{    *«    <1  his matter will h*  AT PORT BOIJV.AÄ  to t'tkiy N’t" *-I*ort Bolivar. Pet in er*»  Governor Get state it is s'* os * Ion u '- bv that a d«x settled st  temporary h«-*on comp to  h * in h» ture was t a >snta F r* -s of I 4 T. xa » min«  t *  sw»n ri 1 »  a*  «ih:  Jan 22. -Tk* dock has J»»«t v and is now ready  orting The strue-the Gulf, Colorado -ost slightly in **-The first careo of *re out of the port t In the latt**r part of when the first Instail-. n's "ill go to Phi lade!-  fi (I  iron  R.VTFVSIl E "t I PHI It FIELDS  A< QI IRFI» HA ( UPlt \LI W  I s   It is re  fan  By Attori tt td Prevt  1 ndianaiiolis, Ind, Jan 22 Mrs Etta Hawkins, who **ys that she wa« told .0 “look out for u bin  (  n ° 1, «1, u,0I.lbA . »THOI.lt’ tfhortJy b‘‘foro » bttUdiM orocted by    ..urnw vt.l    111 UMNO  an “open shop contractor was blown up, testified today before the u,    ,*^1    p  e %„  federal grand jury that she kept ft * Raleigh, X. C , Jan 2 7 Th boarding houNi at which ironworker*  1  Catholic orphanage Is ablaze frequently met, and that »he heard a m. On** hundred children much.    the    institution  Stamford, T«-x ported here that 8 p Hw«»naon A Sons. New A «irk bank* rs ha>e * <»m pleted arrangements f«*r the pur chase of what in said to b« th* mos ex * »«nstve sulphur fields in the  1  rsited Stat«*»« The«** sulphur beds  r, ‘ h> big ,*ated on u 10 000 acre tr.i t of land t m Iving 011 th** west bant*« and n* ar the of mouth of the Brazos River *v*>r- ft I« stated that th«* con rad of 5a»t purchase contained u Ciau*»** obhgat-its }p” th«* buyers to construct a e >111-ain- piet*» plant for th*- d< 'elopmcnt of torn th** sulphur properties and that th*» necessary niach!n«»r> for so doing has air.-ftdv been shipped to the fields The report further indicate» that plans have been formulate«! for ft townstte, construction of docks, war*-datcjhouses, hotel, bank, an-2 : 3o j ,>rvt hin g that will fftciii •** in ■>: - arri ing on *‘ - pro i oil* rations.  in fa ite th*  , * \  \i ork  tain  MOB LYNCHES FOUR NEGROES  Overpower Jailer at Hamilton, (ieor^ia, and Dispatch Victim«  * ph * to fill ft contract for thousand« j of c-d»* of or«*.  I  t 1 \LINK OD NTH UTS  p\»R fiKTKKH« HI II DIN«  Coti tract  Rv V .    *!r.1 P: r»**  i la mil ton, (»a , Jan 100 men broke inti» tl t v jail here tonight, o jaiU r ati<1 took fo men am! on** worn# them to tr«-es <»ne riddling the bod * «  R  v mob of Harri* »oun  overpcrwered th* r negroes, thrte , out and hanged mile from town, "1th ballets  arm  Pot  the  •0 tftit* New*  tin*, Tex , Jan 2 « awarded to Bone A- Parr of  Ho for the erection of ft two-gchool b lildint here The new ure w ill cost $ i i ,0h«L It wlU n struct ed of brick with «tone lng«. and metal «sellings.  Montano i*< »»itrv si»*»*%.  te. V *nt , Jan 22 The fourth 1 »x'r.'it’ n of  ! h*- xfontana  "v association, which opcn*»*i l* tiditorlum in thin city today, 1» igeest affair of r k ; nd *-vei 1 in this State  LI HIKH’K VA X I I II FL-ANT  NE ARI Ni» CAiMPl ETTIUN  ^,*t. .1 to I 4 v Vrw •*  1 .nbbock. Tex.. lan '2 The w >rk Ding in th«' big wftterwork** s»,« fot Lubbock i * uearing conple-1 h** tug «tandpipe w a** com-d ¡iom»; tinte ago, th» erigine and vlnf plant is a Do in full opera timi The List ot thè dttches for thè p ain« u a« finish«*«! \o»t«-r*lav and th*» hi * u aehine i*Mt»d for this purpo««» "¡11 now begin 011 th«* dttches for thè »ewers  01 p  tion  pie!  put*  f-d WtATtlER  L<»  «},*n**rally * Y*f ter«l « y ' -\t 7 a. tr - . Maximum Dii Max  al Forecast,  mal y Tuesday, tem ¡"rature 33 At * p. 10, fo Minimum  3x 1911 Min.  Wt  W it*»hingtoii FortYiat,  thington, D. C . Ja«* - -  4t  33 a **  For  West Texas nesday,  Fair Tut'sday and Wed-   

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