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   Amarillo Daily News (Newspaper) - January 31, 1912, Amarillo, Texas                                 AMARILLO DAILY NEWS  VOL. III., NO. 70.  AMARILLO. TEXAS, \VE1*NKS1>A\ JANUARY 81, 1912.  PRICE FIVE CENT».  SEE GRIMY  Testimony Before Dynamite Probers by Labor Leader Held Important  —. : ïizzizzrzz ■  ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦  CHIEF WITNESS OF  STATE NEAR DEATH  Special to Daily News.  Fort Worth. Tex., Jan. 30.— Suffering with a mysterious illness Edward Throckmorton son of a former Texas ¿over* nor, and principal witness ol the state in the trial cf J R, Sneed, s dying tonight In a local hospital. For seevral days Throckmorton has been in eompany of two strangers, said to be privat« detectives.  REELS TO FULL  Complete Abdication Decided Upon at Conference at Peking  INFANT MANCHU EMPEROR WHOSE ABDICATION IS SURE  EFFORT WILL I iE MA »F TO DETERMINE DISPOSITION OF SPECIAL Fl'VI) FOR Mc-NAMARA DEFENSE.  A ‘soeiated Pr« 1 *«.  Indianapolis, Intl., Jan. 30.  M bother other labor leaders of national prominence will be summoned in the government's investigation of the alleged dynamite conspiracy may be determined by the appearance ot Frank Morrison, secretary of the American Federation of Labor before the Federal grand jury Thursday.  District Attorney Miller said today that no Ruhpoena had been issued for President Oompors and it is unlikely Oompers will be called.  Morrison will be accompanied by Cashier Flath* r of the bank in Washington where the American Federation of Labor funds are kept lie will he asked about the disposition of $225,000 raised for the McNamara's defense.  Financial dealings, if any, which the international Association of  DETAILS SHAPED TODAY  PREMIER VI W DECLARES HE IS READY TO ACCEPT ANY BOLI riON THAT INSERES PEACE FOR CHINA.  Pours Pepper Into Proceedings of Liquor Shipment Law Hearing  By » «.weiafed Press.  Washingtn, D. C., Jan. 30.- Mrs. Mary Harris Armour of Eastman, Georgia known in prohibition circles as ‘ The Georgia Cyclone,” jarred senatorial dignity today at the hearing on the proposed law, prohibiting shipment of liquors into dry states. She was supported by half a hundred Georgia women, and a few' men.  “I don't know* why we should be  Bridge and Structural Iron Workers j lPr( .  a t all." said Mrs. Armour  had with the Federation since McNamara's arrest will also he inquired into.  “Since it is an insult to your intelll-gonce for us to have to plead for such a law, T am to talk common sense. and haven't time to w'aste on  vou nil You senators think you are too ldg folks to come and bear me speak, but I want to tell you that; you could learn a lot. Speaking of) this bil!, Em no lawyer, but J have read law. and anyone who votes! acainst this bill because of alleged nncensiHutionnlitv L a mighty poor; 1  Associated Press.  Peking, Jan. 30.—It is understood ;bat complete abdication of the throne wms decided upon, as a result of a conference today between the Empress Dowager, the ex-Kegent and ex-Premier,  Members of the imperial fhmily are to retain empty titles, reside in Peking or elsewhere at their treasure. and receive annual pension of two million dollars.  It was also agreed that transfer of power w'ill he effected with as little loss of dignity to the throne as possible.  The cabin* t meets tomorrow' to arrange the details of abdication.  Premier Yuan Shi Kal states that he is readv to accept any solution which will insure peace, and that he has no fears for the country’s future.  Bombs thrown at the troop trains today killed a number of soldiers, and one aimed at the viceroy missed, striking another ear. killing several.  «¿I ESTloN OF TONNAGE  sEBSTi IT TION WEIGHED  \  ! nr *1:» y  Hardwood Limihenm n Meet.  Cincinnati, o., Jan. 30. The Hardwood Manufacturers' Association of the Unifed Staton began its annual convention in Cincinnati todav with about 700 member* in attendance from all parts < f the co itrv The sessions will continue over tomorrow  t- Daily  shlngton, D, C urstate Commerce began a seri* -■  , lit V v itb r\ vie 1  i i i s f a « tore settb*n ■ui in g and di ft ici  , Jan. 30»- The Commission toil f hearing* n to a "riving  it nt of the |o t lit pro Mera of  t ran si  iKI,  FRANKLIN DECLARES  IIF WILL TELL TRVTH  Bv A,    Prr«*  T.os Angeles, Cal., Tan. 30. Re- j plying to the question as to whether he made confession to the* grand jury,! supplying the alleged facts on which Clarence Darrov . t hief oomeel for] th« IcXam teas, wag indicted yes- 1  terday, Bert 11. Franklin, the M< ♦  Namara detective, stated today that! ho expected to tel* the truth if placed on the stand.  ‘T will not perjure mvself for anv-J body,” Franklin said.  Franklin himself is accused of j handing bribes to Turor Robert Bain and Venireman George N Lockwood, j “Non take it from me.” he said emphatically, “Bert Franklin willj never go to the penitentiary. No. leniency has been promised me, and j no arrangement at all has been made by me with the district attorney's, office.  Franklin said that he knew hisi rights within the law and expected to take advantage of them. His case goes to trial February 27.    _    __    I  Assistant District Attorney FY>rd j Dynamite I ransfers Huge Man Arrested At Denver  probably] chunk of Earth Across  SNEtO COUNSEL LOSES SECOND MOVEJ TIGHT  Motion to Quash Indictment Is Overruled by Judge Swayne  WILL ALLEGE THAT BOYCE, SR. HELPED SOX TO ELOPE WITH WIFE OF MAN WHO NOW FACES MURDER CHARGE.  WANT WIRK MESSAGES  Asks Court to Direct Western Union nt Amarillo and Dalbart to Surrender Them—Continuance Motion For Todav.  [EIDERS INAIIY SECRETARY GAEL ON TAFT  irmon Luncheon Guest Declares “Monroe Doctrine  f President During  i av il Cohiiiù uît  Is Not Any Digger  >3r*  V  av  Special to Daily New*.  Fort Worth, Tex , Jan. 30.—Th# defense in the case of J B. Sneed, the Amarillo hanker charged with tbo murder of A. O. Boyce, Sr., lost another important point In its fight today, when Judge Swavne in the District Court overruled a motion to quash the indictment.  In motions the defense presented, It is shown that it will make its principal plea on the allegation that A. G. Bovre, Sr., helped his son In his elopement with Mrs Lena Sneed, supplying him with funds and keeping him posted on developments To this end the defense a>ked the court to direct tin* Weftern Union Telegraph Com-n? vmaiilto and Palhart, to sur-r messages sent by th ? to his son in Omaha. St York and Winnipeg, teds a Horn«*vj; :tlf’o eav< tomorrow they would ft! tor continent)*  ‘ ?dge Swaxoa  panv rend« Bove. \..««  Si)  that  elder  Louis,  It  prh ileses. The quostlon at is-omo tinte ago mitlers bave heen .. .. to brlng itt grttitt from produc-íng regfons, mili it into fiour and ship the flotir 10 nrarket on th«* bal-anee of th** tbrottgh rate froto farm to market. Following the granttng  -,4 Prf««  ms, O . Jan. 30. Many Re.  called on Bre.-ddent Taft U fer words of welcome and >mething to Taft's growing on about his political stand-  \V  BY EXPLOSION  MAIL ROBBERIES MAYBECLEAREO  said today that the jury ■would not resume investigation in ten dava according to the routine of proceeding*.  District Mtornev Fro'lerlcks has returned from th«* east to resum charge of the investigation,  HURT CONNI l!s ONCE  s| RVI D l»RI**ON I I RM  p M,r>r*»trf! fVe**  I .Os Vnimles. Gal Jan -■ !Vr H. Conners, on trial on a charge o* conspiring to dvuamlte the hall re« ords In September, 1b 10, admitted on cross-examination todav he for m*r!'. serve«! a term in the Missouri poni tent lata tor grand larceny', being eon vi ted, n* < online to his attorney's, when h** was eight* en 'ear** <d«l. Conners was 1nt**r paroled throuui the et forts of th«* i'dg«* w lio s**ntep ed I him.  Conners was * on' i«ded at Lamar, j Mo., in the fall of 1900,  Noted « ruliu tor Coming to Vincri«*a  Berlin, Ian 30 Felix Weingart• per. the famous Munich musical con-ductor, sailed for New > irk today, f *r the purpose of conducting six performances of Wagner’s "Tristan un I Isolde” in Boston. New York and San Francisco. Before starting on * ■ • A meri« an tour the great leader visited this city an«i conducted the noted Dluthner orchestra at s veraJ performances, enthusiastically re« « iv-et! 1»v both audiencH and critics  Polk Street  Said to Have Made Written Confession  | publican jtodev |o | to add j Informal ! ing here   1  This marked the President  s  sec-on day in his home state H** spoke at a luncheon given by the Chamber ¡of Commerce, dedicated the new Fed-| eral building, and made an address ; Against the Judicial recall during the day.  I Tonight h** was a ?ues f  of th«* Co* ilnrnbus Glee Club, repeating portions of his speech last night at Cleveland. i Ho will end his trip t »morrow at ! Akron.  ! Governor Harmon was a luncheon  \  ( *  >f ih  mou  t h*  batti« ships this vear. b\ a-Demo« ratic < aneti«; iast uig ooi staten ents by .Secret,  Navy .Meyer toxay which may rcNjlt, it is said, in another «aucus to c**n sider ? he mntter.  Meyer asserted that ili«* Monroe Do« trine is as big a* thè n «\y and in blgeor,” and that th«* United States in guarant«*eing n uitrality to thè Pan and thè coast *»1 Alask^  > th«* Philipplnes, Tlawàfl tion t«* Cuba, r*'iuir«w* a -goinsc fb*et,  statement concimi, s “Tt p.se ot this « ountry ani  ter. M «*r wer* and W man.  e notice  do a mo* expect'd ovt rrale this **!•) res. tited '  ?  ’*•* «t*h*c~  pence.  crowded, a* •ry one was b«*f(*!> bring allowed to en-■*• 1 and his father and broth-irs the room, as well as I.ea I! Move, son* of the slain  irt  lav  roo  ■ !  fU WcATflCR  I ora I Foiecasl.  Fair Wedfi sdayi Yesterday s lemperatat*»  It 7 a m    2'»    At •* p m.  Usvirntitn    r»N Minim ton .  i'l|j Max . 75 I '» I t Mm, .  WiidiingUw Fore'ast*  M asbington IV Jan. 30,  iYest Texas Fair Wednesdaj rhursday. Not much < hang «rate re.  t *  in  For  and  lem*  Booin’ Bo-o-o-om* l ike «listant thunder tlie echo roar«*«! around the huain* ss blocks near Polk street yesterday', the succession of reports reminding one of the bygone daya when ea.tiivters plaxed an important i part in th«* settling of differences of opinion. Following thee«* ih*> same .force tl at bounced the fruit «>í th«* i tall of man off of Sir Isaac Newton’«  I Dio« k, g-nti.v deposited a chunk of I the bosom of Mother Earth on the ¡west sidewalk of th«* busy thorough-I fare, xvtiile smaller missile* of the same ««imposition ratinai down upon the str«*«*ts a round the center of diali urban*'« scattering pedestrians to the sli«'It«*r of awnings and <>th«*r i ! places of hufetv, while they s**arched ihe h«*aveus for th«* cause of th«* i sup»*rflnit \ of displaced t**rra firma '’i'h«* s«*at of the trouble was found to be in the basement of a building now be in the basement of a building now us« <1 to loosen the soil, and perhaps too heavv a «»barge bad played the mischief with the nerves of th** pop i»lace, i low ever, th** machination* «*f the fickle goddess, for once turned in the richt direction, prevented anv serious accident, and the hum of in* dustry was scarcely interrupted by the incident.  1 tif|(t*>il' 11) ten* I «inner-«.' « ««ut*ae.  Madison. U is . Ian. '-*» The an nual practical courses in agricolture and imbandì* f.ir far*neio, tin ir wive* and their < hihtren, went opened he re todav fey tin* t uBersitv' of \\ is* consln with a larger attendance than in any previous year, Partm-rs and t h « * 1 r farniU •-» fr««m pii part *»f tit«* gtate are taking *«lvnntage of the f«*,■* dava* nra< tieni insfr « tío*' and tr-it, ing * n«lcr the supervision of experts vbiih the Fniverslfy ««ffer« and v hi, t* ig snppt **n« nt* >! by n great | amount of valuable information 1  which they may gather at tin* v irlon meet irt Rr* of agriculacral bodie-  h  X**o« • at«*»! Prr«i\  Denver. Col., robb  1 an  n 11  3 0, Mailsn k * ri*«8 which haw* mystified p -s* ¡.uthorities for the past twa« years ÌH*lie\ «*d to have Imon solved todav with the arrest here of W T Johnson, a Union !*ncific traveling «*!« ‘ trician, emploved on trains be* tween Omaha and Denver.  Captors anv that Toh neon ha» in« le a written confession Suspicion attratteti to Johnson, who punii a revolver with fift take stamps.  w as  *n donan*  ! 'i  S|H*«xly Nk,|t««i  8a ran a c Lake, ’ Morri> \\ ood pr*»« skater ! the w * l.*ii>*\ who recenti, amateur ranks as pion of the i'n.*»* I da, met her«* t * i * rftces to deteiimu* championship of r  in < onte  y , Jan  -‘IO)    «    Î!  guest of the president I alluded to Harmon as lionate associate and ¡spite of proprieties, keep away from each when we i*o’ within ’ other»**  Before the Co! in.bus night, President Taft sharply between “Did «* i*ts and Progressives the t!nio is at hand " h tion by th* Progress!» « n ’ w h**n ' 1  ■* nat ! « * * n facts.”  Pa if t 1 *'* hi r ‘d : '    •    • h  sUghtest *!ou! t tb ’ ? 1 n «rt v w ill cn « ry t h** V Don  toda an o said ‘ ' w < *  > t h e r  v Taft  d affe«-that in couldn't  Pot o n and pr« strong : Mew !  i » n l v ft:,'  r.* *!<•  n! v  V*. f  ■ ra n  -a f*  tf!  1! h<  hh h  a  to  STRIKE LEADER IN LAW'S TOILS  Joseph J. Etter Charged With Being Accessory to Murder  *f  stairs  e ich  h to  • r «.<*str« ! louai, n sought,”  Nt « « ••*  «. W I I «'I  ivv for t  N \ t I« )\ \ I  I \ )D I « )  til « "I  ! r  I’« is I « 11  r«*t ;  uudii  h*  « i i  and  t tie  of  It« >s«* Il I *s  «DUR Tí  world  : !  i t: \(,t »*: i oRMFD FP \ D\ FRI ISI  COLOR\DO  !   ! >en\ **r,  ,1 Pm Co!  lai*  Wash Iìlei In  irchas  4 - r.  mat  !U«'<  ?'a ; D V« i 11 c t » * n recenti' artmepf »«■rating d î i v 3  s i I. I, i.    , !   r.* avail d by **;« that the i per cel  Mil.I I* IN 4 dre" J  th  th  « t'd  N  n ! t «  Bat  et,  !  1   to  tu  se 1 of d 1 I jus« Shi!« h of  », 1 1» «  i* k<     n«*sH «»rea    tii m t h i*jv !» .-(v t edav Uf    a «    («;;» of * >S .. (1 e.                  «•■*'!! • • the i» *rpc    a central organisation    for j >) , i    rho above fixeres            >« of e      •se of a tvertfsln« col«>r,i    ! 1 ! f !    1 "hen we take i    ito • Olisi ! 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