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   Amarillo Daily News (Newspaper) - February 3, 1912, Amarillo, Texas                                 AMARILLO DAILY NEWS  VOL. III.. NO. 7í).  Ul XRlLLO. ir XAS, SATURDAY, FKRttfJAItY 8, HM2.  COLOUITT WIRES PRESIDENT TUFT TO SEND TROOPS  Urgent Message to Executive Demands Protection for El Paso  TEXAS GOVERNOR ACTS TO PROTECT BORDER CITIZENS  NATIONAL CUMD HEADY  SEVKILYL COMPANIES PHI : PAW TO REPORT FOR 1MMERI ITR DI I V ON HOHPKK IF So REQUIRE!».  PEACE ENVOYS SENT  Number Leave *1 naive to Treat With  Approaching Federal«) and Prevent Attack—Exodus to American Side.  Special to Daily News.  Austin. T**x., Feb. 2. Fearing violation of the neutrality laws by Mexicans during the present uprising in th»* northern part of the republic, Governor Colquitt today sent a strong message to President Taft requesting him to send troops to El Paso to prevent insurrectionists from firing into that city.  The El Paso Chamber of Commerce today wired the Governor for protection and several companies of National Guard have been ordered to hold themselves in readiness for orders to proceed to th<* border.  The Governor is determined to prevent a repetition of the violence during the battle of Juarez in Madero's revolution when two American citizens were killed in El Paso by stray bullets. In his message Colquitt says: ’‘Your night letter of February 1 re-* eived. I have sent the following telegram to the President:    ‘My ad  vices indicate serious condition at Juarez opposite El Paso, 1 have disbanded the extra ranger force as per your suggestion. 1 ask that you give diTo< tionj» to the War Department to protect citizens of Texas from firing of Mexican bandits across the border, f ask that you give notice to the mutineers and Mexican Government that they must not shoot into TCI Paso as they did at the last battle of Juarez If necessary I will take drastik steps to prevent this recurrence. Please advise me ’ I have also wired Captain Hughes of the Rangers to keep me advised of new developments.  Advices from Brownsville, Eagle Pas« and Laredo say that the Mexicans on the other side of the Rio Grande are exhibiting excitement and there are attempts to form small bands to loin the anti-Maderlstas  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  Thinks Time for Joint Agreement in China Has Now Arrived  TAW MY TO OPEN  FOR TAFT THI RKR.XY  By Associated Press.  Minneapolis, Minn., Feb —Former Congressman Taw-ney will open the campaign for President Tgft in the northwest on February s, with an address here, under the auspices ol the Eighth Ward Taft Club.  OPPdSE SEME ACTION *-  ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦  STRONG I ROBA B! LIT Y OI I Ml II» STATES WO FATHERLAND ( ET I f\G TOGETHER ON ORIENTAL POLICIES.  1 V  *lin,  au-  th *  FOLK LAUNCHES  DEATH AAYSTERY  Physicians, Nurses and Members of Family Give Testimony  'eb ?. According to  vi* wm < xpressed here, ment has arrived in the Chinese a;ion «hen a joint agr<*oment by interested powers, including the I ¡ted States, pledging themselves to < no steps in China, except in co iimoit, is desirable and necessary.  Germany does not look favorably upon tin* possibility of separato aititi. either by an individual power or a croup of powers.  The possibility of the Fnited States and Germany drawing together on Oriental policies, in view of the dan* ger of a general scramble for outlying dependent ies in the northern and southern portions of the Chinese "tnpire, has be**n advanced by soni. 1  persons familiar wRh far Eastern conditions.  IN’S TROOPS STILL  IRRITINO AT CAPITAL  Formally Opens Fight for Piesidei.tial Nomination at Joplin  SHARP BATTLE  Governor Gonzales Forced to Surrender Five Political Prisoners  By Associated Press Chihuahua, Feb. 2.  SENT MESSAGES  TAFT ISM I s ORDERS  TO MEET EMERGEN« >  Pv V* i iated Pres».  Austin, Tex., Feb 2. Answering »Governor Colquitt’s telegraphic appeal the afternoon that steps to tak* <*n for protection of the residents of Hi i a so. President Taft wired to-nivhf as fallows*  “Hav e issued orders wi11 ft view  • *f meeting the difficulties at Juarez tnd have invited the attention of the Seer* tar' of War to the necesfity for immediate action.”  Governor Colquitt asks that the Mexican government and mutineers b e  warm'd jt gainst firing across the i »order,  \ first message informed the President that Texas Would take dras tic measures, if necessary, to prevent a rendition of the conditions which prevailed ¡it Juarez a year ago In the battle under the Madero revolution  The sc* ond message asked that he be advised of the action to be taken by the bV retarv of War,   I    ........ .   FERE It %L PEOl’l RTX  MOYER ICROSS BOEDER  p. v AftftOC ***» <*d I’*«** *  El Paso, Tex., Feb. 2 Beac© envoys were dispatched south late today to confer with Federal leaders at the head of several hundred troops, which are said to be en route from Torreon to Juarez,  The envoys left in response to a message from General Orozco at Chi-] huahua tn whb h he urged his friend; at Juarez “to treat with the Federal®» and. if possible to prevent an attack.”  Anaya, chief of the Juarez customs  • uards and cousin of Orozco, was on** of the three pea» «* envoys.  The exodus from Juarez to the Vmerbnn side continues and tonight fuare/ is practically dererted.  Mexican Federal property, in* hiding tin* postoffice ftupplios, was today transferred to the American h 1* 1 *• and stored in Federal buildings  Ninety mutinous rurales, aided by recruits, after a .sharp fight in which five rurales were killed, among whom was Silver-io Orozco, son of General Orozco, today compelled Governor Gonzales to release from the penitentiary Antonio Rojas, a former militant partisan of Gomez, and three of his followers,  Gonzales was forced »o surrender i to the demands after a three hour | fight near the prison. Rebel losses [are unknown.  It is rumor  1 1 that more hill bands will join the rebels, and res! lents of C hihuahua are not confident that tho sii' cessful mutineer.-« will k< ep tin ir agreement with the state executive, which *11»! not inc lude promise of surrender, The men still retain their arms, and it is believed that they intend to join the campaign tn favor] of Gomez.  Rojas and his companions depart-] ed from the penitentiary, carrying a rif le belt full of cartridge*« w hi, h pvas | handed each man when h* walked] out.  They marched through the streets to the pa lac** and conferred w it h Gov *  < rnor Gonzales  Tonight the White Cross Society t;ared for the wounded.  During the fighting, citizens became terrified and business houses were» closed and residences barred. Foreign residents hoisted tin flags <»i their nation*-*, and besieged consular representatives for protection  Tonight Roja , leading a force of three hundred men is preparing to enter the citv unless Governor Gonzales release»» all political prisoners.  General Orozco is preparing to withstand the* a.tack. He has placed sharpshooters on the towers of oath  Massacres From Ameri^** Admiral Across Twenty-six Thousand Miles  By A*«ociateH Pre*».  Washington, I). C., Feb 2.    (Via  Mare island Navy Yard and Key West)- Admiral Thomas, commander m-chief of the Pacific fleet a Honolulu, was today in communica tion with Washington, the entire distance being covered by wireless \ significant point is that transmission was effected bv daylight over a distance of 2 4,<>98 miles from Honolulu to Mare island and 2,22 miles from Mar** Island to Key XX est.  (Him AREA Rl I E< ri«>\  DART <>l GOMEZ I’l \ N  \»S?ci*ted P; f“*S Peking, F**h. 2 — Premier Yuan’s troops continue to come into the capital.  Vhen twenty thousand men are concentrated here, it is said that a decree announcing the ¡Emperor’s ab-at ion will o t * published X revolutionary force has arrived at Tnimo, which is neutral territory. Germani protested acninst this fore** it op ping at Tsimo declaring that such action infringes upon the provisions the Kia*hnw treaty.  By Ass-*c -ted Press.    *  Joplin, Mo., Feb. 2. Former Governor Joseph W. Folk of Missouri formally opened his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination here tonight at a meeting under the auspices of the Joplin Folk-for-Pres-ident Club.  Foik recalled the action of the State convention of Democrats two years ago, when it pledged him its support in 1912.  “The mission of Democracy is to make men free,” he said, “and to liberate them from the oppression of privilege, and give each man an equal opportunity.”  “We are approaching a time for a great battle for these principles. Missouri will have an important part to play in that conflict. If there is any thing 1 could do or say which would relieve the unfortunate condition of affairs in Missouri in the Democratic party 1 would cheerfully do it,”  E l IA El N M< >NTHS ON  EH XRGE OF BIGAM Y  HUNTING FOB STRANGERS  UNCERTAINTY EXISTS AS TO THE CAI SE OF SERBEN DEMISE OF CHIEF WITNESS FOR PROSEGUI ION.  DETECTIVES ENGAGED  Son Declares Father Was Poisoned— Officers of Court Busy Rounding Up Special Venire of 125 For Session Today.  By -\>{• iated Press.  Mexico City, Feb n itted here tonight tion at Chihuahua h w idespre&d rebiilion is to make \ ftKqttez » :  2    ¡ t was  that the de * but part <  whose put i nniiv ¡uesid  ATLANTIC GULPS  Spsc isl to Daily News.  Fort Worth, Tex., Feb. 2.-—Physicians, nurses and members of his family testified this afternoon before the grand jury of the Sixty-Seventh District Court, regarding the death of Edward Throckmorton, aged 55, son of a former Texas Governor, the prosecution's ehi**f witness in the trial of J. B. Sneed, the Amarillo banker, charged with the murder of Col. A. G. Boyce.  County Attorney Baskin refuses to affirm or deny whether any indictments will be returned. Officers, however, are hunting for the “mysterious strangers” who were seen drinking with    Throckmorton    shortly  before he was    found    unconscious    on  a str* et, No indictments will be announced until arrests are made.  Physician* claim that while they are not certain as to the cause of the witness’ death, they ar*- doubtful whether he was poisoned. An autop-i Pre --    b\ was to have been performed    this  Reno,    Nev., Feb. 2.    i erry H    att• moon, but it wag declared    off.  Br«*wington. formerly of    Eaton, Whether this indicates that    the    au-  C*dorado, was sentenced to    fifteen j thorities knew what caused    Throck-  montfis imprisnmenr i:i the FLite pen j mortoe s death uni are ready to   —~    |    itentiary and fined $600, following a ' make arrests is not * »finite.  Special to i ¿itv \>w*.    j    plea of guilt) to the charge    of big-] Fred Throckmorton, son    of    the  Lancaster, Tex.,    Teh,    2.    Stone    <V |  aulv     Brevvington married a    Ren«»    dead man, declares his father was    poi-  V. *»bft**r    men ar**    engaged    in    Bn-« woman     g an  Francis* o    last    year J    sotted and has employed detectives to  loading    about    4**0    tons    of    steel    rails     am ,     hu wife    came from  Colorado and investigate    G  for us»* on    the    Dallas-Waxahachie    in-    <auSed    his    arrest  terurhan line. The rail i s  a seventy- ‘ Brewington claimed that hi- w  had procuted a divorce  nt  NL*  Ml! *T>11  N KM INTER» I : It Y\  pound steel and this consignment is for th*> beginning of the operation of I laying the tracks A second consign i \jesi ment of as much is on its way from  the steel plant    and    is due within a]  few days.    j    n>    *-••■><  Of the 4    00b    or more cedar poles    »eu.xe  the greater    part    ha.s    already arrived.    D<    non- i  The butts of these poles will pro! tifiod be ablv be treated with creosote, or els Interst it • et. in concrete.     1  «lay that  It !« expected that the r«»11!nr** stock j Denver, already planned for will he on hand «ion ?h*-readv for use early in the summer • • rimiuut, The Dallas po" *-r plant is being dou-' He sa bitd »>» provide for th«- new line Jo Cleve Three substations will he read}, hav- orado at ing already b*s»n started peat Dan- The h*  SUICIDE f’FTER TRIPLE MURDER  R XT ES r XI SE « * i I lurnio  d Pre*.»  Col , Feh a r**al esl  *e Examim t ommerce  S < l.osl YG  2 John Meat© dealer, tes* r Pro ut y of th * Commission te* drill factorv in  era of Judge  Swayne’s court today were rounding up the 125 special veniremen for to-morreu  g  session, w hen it is expected the Jury will be completed. Five jurorv alreath have been obtained. The grand jury is still working on the reported attempts to bribe ) respective jurors and silence ¡s maintained  ! ! ed  ! r i 1!  o aban  * plan' ¡n C í  as to « be diet menta.  < ’ouns* 1 mit îheir * tíítrs 1 ’ove* uary corpu fi ri ttu Th,  deal w h  the t there w ¡11 h,- any Infor the defense today ad-as>- is hurt by Throekmor-He was talking to Col ti the latter was shot Janie: testified at the habeas  b uce ar hu mtiot !**• in*  in trial.  III XRINGS  TI E*hR\X  ON IRON  ! VI1II I  ( <»\\ I N I ION Ol VHNI  X\ * llllv I ID X D«Ot RM I »  *  Allegheney Reported Loet{ Badie8 of Four  In Collision ofl \ ir-ginia Coast  edrato  iin< T <»ther hi »  X M I Rl( \ N »  XRRHrB X W XX  i t Di i li  in R Ell El *»  By V«st»ciatr ! f’rrs*  New York, Feb. 2.  American liner Xllei here vesterda) for and th*» West Indie five mil* s northeast of! the Virginia coast, after eolllson with the, British steanicr Comat m, according r*> wireless «iispatches r©~ * eived here tonght  Th** Hamburg* rheiiy, which left Central America s, sank s*-»enty* of Cape Henry,  of One Family Found Near Appleton, Wis.  ash ington, t«» Committee *>n Fin; i hearings Tuesday on t revising the Iron and rnmlttee so do psition will be eirbe f.  3e lb  •Ji'.d  L he co No opp* ratio m «roposir i  wii! be  >n  to th  heai >*d a-  n.  (e<! Pi  Cucrnavaea, M**\  Hobinson, Xmericaa 8b rianii Mining Co., w as carriod away by robels, w ho bound htm an*l said th«*y Intended t<» ahoot him, i» 1  tortiing to i «*p**rtH peachlng h*-r* Robinson v* as captere*l bv fol ers of Jean» Halgado  ft Ih reported thaï a lar ..    (  *ii Zapatistas l g  approachiritr Jojutla.  \ mllitary traiti w a • attacked n» u Santa Maria and three soblier* ou t ti « * trait; w*ïundt*d.  Feb. 2.- C. P. manager for the  HOMI I li X N 1 > I EIINS  BOI T DECI X RI I » RR XXX  : - - ——*  Bv '  Kansas City, Feb, 2.    !    ani    Koh»  ler of Cleveland an<i ('larenc** 1 n <>i Kanaas ( t v, both t-laimants of thè worid’s welt .rwtdght charapionship titl«', fought ten fast rouu f a ilravv befor© thè Grand Av«»nue \ h-'«•* ì> < Tuh bere toni. ht  \*»*«ci»ted Pi.--  Appleton. \N is .  1  beli©v«*«i to b<* a fi  suicide was reporte, bodies of four, a 1, < »ly, w«*r** found at j Louis Mailshn, four v. **st of here.  Tho dead  LEW (SII MAILS! in the head.  WILLI \M M X H. throat c’it  DORA M XILSHN, cut.  JOHN MAI I.SUN,  cut.  is ta*ii<  • a loi s  *1.1-3 « «  (iiMhI Ibut'l**  Do Diwood, the vovt'inor North an*!*» >  '!**«*( in* S ! »  The  wilt  tar-to-- i> \  »Rit  an*!  Il B  ear-  eks.  f Minn Dakota  tddres; **n f i«»n  xlav  Uv  w hi* ! unis« g i on ve  this s ering mor ?*«' ■ h Dak  in - ft,  th  ite  >en  I <H»ft*all Rui -  . Y( rk. Feb. 2.  -o  * It  ill  Mtytlnij,  Th« member» Football Rules at t ht* Holland *r a two days’ i rin  *d,  d nan  1 \  eton.  Dart-  inenota, **r lead-fed. As »osit it>n «■ menu-radical unit- in  u in  I o Rae  i « *r  rah  Much  It  *1 th  ! - 1  * t  he n  mi  r-  f '® WtATHCR  I.<*« ut I ore* a*U     '•    Xppoinled    Xrtnv 1 i* utenaia    •* ii bb'd            [mar whhh is to he i    ,i,, r,»    í X* 7 a. m.    2U 7 !' m    4 6      ! « » w ; ,,  I ti                        *»v**r th* Bow b*rhall    •ourse    1 Maximum    52 Minimum    . 2 s      ! .    Rosw B, N    M Fe!» i X* tor    x»**r*i    •»*. at . a    w relic** The rue    - is to be a i iif**#ii mil*    ■ «'v ers     1  F* n Mas    «h 1911 Min. .    , 30     Eugepe  *Hl tua n ! it of th*  d t:  *t»*»ut t«*n da v a for Fort Riley to fak®  I .... 1,.    .  Lawrence,  th<* foreign * crime« were  Mass.,  » w o me; starter 1 m»t in  ¡ ¡ k « *  kiile i  ! a k « •  ud  Washington  hip.  a, r Fair *at u 1   I *u i-ojel.  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