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   Amarillo Daily News (Newspaper) - February 14, 1912, Amarillo, Texas                                 AMARILLO DAILY NE WS  VOL. III., NO. 88.  AMARILLO, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14,1912  I’RICE FIVE CENTS.  REBELLION OVER MEXICO SPREADS  Dispatches Received at Capital Indicate General Outbreak Renewals  SEVERAL SHIES 0¥EH»  I/H)T1NG AND RAIDING MARKS REBEL ACTIVITIES, FREQUENTLY TO CRIES OF *‘V!\ A ZAPATA  By Associated Prc?*.  Mexico City, Feb. 13,- Spread of rebellion in Mexico is shown by dispatches received here tonight.  Rebels have overrun the Laguna district in Coahuila, and have appeared In the states of Durango, Zacatecas and Guanajuato  In the south the Zapatistas continue their campaign and in Guer-xero followers of Jesus Salgado are showing considerable activity.  In the state of Durango the rebel rank3 have been filled miostly by field hands, who have joined In looking haciendas where they have been employed.  In the state of Zacatecas the rebel outbreak is characterized by raiding and looting, in many instances to the cry of  M VitI Zapatista.  GOMEZ IS PROCLAIMED  PRESIDENT BY REBELS  B- Atsociated Pi ess.  Torreon, Feb. 13. -Rebels in the Laguna district, estimated at one thousand in number, today formally proclaimed Emilio Vasquez Gomez president of the republic, with Ra*-ael Garza Adalpe vice presideut, and demandedi the surrender of this dty.  The demand was not taken seriously here, and it is believed that the garrison wtil resist attack.  Today Vasquiatas robbed the American Smelters Securities company at Terreros and the Penoles Mining com pan v nt Mapimi ,both AmericarA concerns.  Many American women and children are ready to leave on the first train sent north.  Chinese, fearing a massacre similar to that of last spring, are also fleeing to frontier towns.  ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦F* ♦ ♦  ♦ NATIONAL LEAGUE    ♦  ♦    SCHEDULE    SH    \l*l    I»    ♦  ♦ F  F By Associated Press-  ♦ New York. Feb. 13. The F National League baseball sche-f dule for 1912, providing for f l r>4 games was adopted and F made public tonight at a meet-F ing of the club owners here.  F The season opens April 11 and F closes October S.  *  F*FF+*FFFFfFFFFFF  CHINE Hi NEW STREET MURDER  CAUSES FURORE  Official Title Bestowed on Liberated China Formally Announced  Jealous Divorced Husband Kills Former Wife’s Accepted Suitor  UNITED STATES ADVISED ARREST FRANK KIRKLEN  LEGATION FURNISHES STATU SHOOTING IN FORT WORTH ON DEPARTMENT WITH TELE-    CROWDED THOROUGHFARE  ORAM FROM PEKING TO    UNDER    GLARE OF LIGHTS  TH AT EFFECT.    STARTS    PANIC  fffffffffff + fff]  PA LZER TOO STRONG  FOR SAILOII WHITE  By Associated Press.  New York, Feb. 1:5. Al Falzer, far too strong for Sailor White, knocked him out with a heavy right to the jaw in tile fifth of a scheduled ten-round bout here tonight Mike, Gibbons won a ten round bout from Freddie Hicks.  rITESTIMONY EOR SNEED CIVEN BY STAR WITNESS  State Department Advises U. S. Consuls in Mexico to Make Denial  By Associated Press.  Washington, D. C., Feb. 13. In-8tructions of the State Department sent today to almost every Amerban consular officer In Mexico and to the embassy in Mexico City were:  “You are authorized officially to deny through the local press and au-erwlst all foolish stories of intervention. Nothing is further from the intentions of the government of the United States, which has the sincer-est friendship for Mexico and th*A Mexican people, to whom it hopes will soon return the blessings of peace, and which i§ not concerned with Mexico’s internal political affairs, and demands nothin« but re spect and protection for American life and property.  TI N-X I XK-OLD BOV  S X V ES I V ST  TP. Xl\  Special to Daily New*  Visalia, Gal., Feb. 13. E. Forest  Gorman, the 10-year-old son of J B. Gmroan of Tamu«a saved the limited Santa Fe train from certain destruction when he discovered a broken rail while walking home from school.  Young Gorman ran home and told hit* father of the broken rail, and Gorman, Sr., with a lantern, took up, a position beyond the break and half an hcur later flagged the fast train.  Members of the train crew made emergency repairs which carried the train over the break safely. Conductor Evans stated that the promptness of the lad saved the train from dest ruction.  T»:\ xs KFPt BI K \\S  TO MEET IN  DALLAS  -The fol-  AitPtln, Tex., Feb. 1 lowing call has been issued;  “To Members of the Executive; Committee, Texas Progressive Republican League: A meeting of the executive committee is hereby called to meet in Dallas, Tex., on Thurs-day, Feb. 22, 1912 All members are urgent!v requested to be present In the event vou are unable to attend please send your proxy to me at ti e Orb uta IHotel at Dallas.  W, li. BRUSH, State Chairman ”  ,jt RX SI I M l ION I \  MXPLE t XSE SI.OXX  By AisoeUtctl Press  Los Antudes, Gal, Feb L Vftci questioning talesmen all day in the trial of A R, Maple, the second of a trio of union men accused of eon-spiring to dynamite the city hall rec ord on September 10, 19 SO, only one juror was agreed upon.  I He second trial of Bert Conners. Indicted with Maple, is set for April l 0  Ira Bender, the third icau indict ed, will 1" tried iftef the pfescn trial Is concluded.  (jus Rulilin Dead.  By  J A <,,oc * ale d Press.  New York, Feb. 13. —Gus RuWi®, the famous pugilist of a decade ago and conqueror of Tom Sharkey and others, died suddenl yin the Cafe Brooklyn tonight from a stroke of apoplexy  BEATS LILLIAN RUSSELL CAME  Sixteen-year-old at Fort Worth Takes Hubby Number Four  By Associated Pres«».     c pecial to Rail / New*.  Washington, D. C., Feb. 13-    FVart Worth, Tex. Feb. 1 3. — Jeal-  Ching Hwa is tho official name that ous because his former wife was en-wi 11 be given to the new Chinese re gaged to marry tomorrow- Frank public.    jKirken, aged 2H, at eight o’clock to-  Chlng Hwa means Chinese.    night shot and killed Eugene Siav-  Foimal announcement of the pass ton. also aged 26, at Eighth and Main ing of the dynasty which has ruled streets under the glare of electric China for three hundred years and lights, while the street was crowded, the erection of a republic on its ruins & panic followed, was made at the State Department to    Slayton’s bride-to-be, Fav Wood-  day by the Chinese legation, which w-ard, was with him when they were furnished a copy of an official tele* accosted by Kirklen. Without a word gram to that effect from Peking. Kirklen drew a big Colt’s revolver The State Department will instruct from a hip pocket and fired once, its officials in China to do business putting a bullet in Slayton's breast in a provisional way with Yuan Sb* Death was almost instantaneous.  Kai in the north and President Sun    **yf y  God. he has killed Eugene,”  in the south, until complete fusion ot fried the woman, then swooned, the two elements is effected, when    Kirklen walked to his room near-  the regular government of all China by and telephoned for the police to will be duly recognized.    come for him. Last r ight Slayton  --- —     ail( ^ former Mrs. Kirklen went to  CHINESE MASSES ARE    Justice of the Peace Maben to marry  INDIFFERENT TO < HANGf. but at the last moment the woman  Rv    r,e*.    backed  nllt * Wing  pht '  wa *  afra5d   Peking, Feb. 13.—Indifference of her brothers would kill her. Her the Chinese masses to form a new fears were later overcome and the government is evident in the capital j marriage was to haxe taken place, fo-They accept the news of a republe r. «orrow.  without the slightest demonstration, j    Tuvtloe Maben held the inquest  favorable or unfavorable. Not thi ;o    er Slayton’s body,  slightest difference is apparent or f    The Woodward woman la 25 years  the streets, and no bunting is dl old and ha? been married four Limes, played.    ** She was divorced ft mu Kirklen fast  Abdication of the Chines« throne September. Slayton is in electrician, is not taken into consideration, ow- and Kirklen *s a collector for a big inc to the celebration of Chines** • furniture house All Of the Wood-New Year on February 1.9.    ¡ward woman's former husbands are  Chinese office holders ate confi- Mill living. Tonight K.rklen reh s-dent that Yuan «ontrols the politico’ ed to discuss the trageds. except to situation, and believe that the south say he was justified    He    is    h?td  will accept what he offers. The south ■ without hail.  has not yet sien.fied its acceptance The shooting occuri ed direct!} op-1 <>f the proposed coalition, however. posit > the Metropolitan Hotel where j Yuan* officially informed the for-(the Foyce-Sneed tragedy took place eian legations today that the thron«  had instructed him to form a repub  (    Sfm    VV|V( ,    ,  mv   dean government, whit h for the tune being will continue to be carried on with his former cabinet.    j Washington, Feb 13. The tariff!    ............. ............ | board’s money is running so low j  SDMEJILITANT  Adjourns Court, Licks Commissioner, Then Calls to Order Again  Special to Daily New*.  .Midland, Tex., Feb. 13 —Judge 1 H Knowles laid aside judicial dignity today for ten minutes hero t -day while he beat up a man who had called him a liar ’  Judge Knowles, who is regarded as the mildest of mer, was prerd l-• ng at a session of the county commissioners court. A dispute over a land deal arose Knowles had just remarked the case was unimportant and should be passed  Commissioner Julius Driver Mc«.d up shook his list anil exclaimed “You’re a liar, judge ”  “Just a second gentlemen pinion me ” said the mild judge in dulcet tones “This court is adjourned temporarily until I ick this man.” and the judge did 11« k him He knocked him down before the bie commissioner realized what was happen pg. Judge Knowles stepped blithely back to his bench desk and said, “Cour; is again in session gentlemen Let us have order I fine mysoL* ten dollars for fighting.”  The land deal was passed.  E. D. Powers Brought to Stand After Search of Three Weeks  EVIDfNCE IS IHPORTMT  SWEARS THAT HE WAS PRESENT WHEN SHOOTING OCCl RRER \ND THAT COL. BOYCE THREATENED SNEED,  MERCILESSLY GRILLED  Subjected to Terrific Cross-Examination at Hands of Prosecuting Attorney Hanger—Sneed to Go On Stand Today.  P  BOARD I UND  NOW RUNNING  ated Pre«*  Boundary (’«nnniH.ion Me« 1«  St Paul, Minn., Feb. 13 The joint committee of the Wisconsin and Minnesota legislatures, appointed to settle boundary differences between the two gtates, held a mooting at the 16 years and 7 months, today took p ap j to i p ore  todi  ... f . .. . . —* * m. , « .mm 1 i ¿nt M M n. * i .' I    % »%** ** 1 i J i f  Special to Daily New*.  Fort Worth, Tex., Feb. 13. LiH  lian Russell’s matrimonial record is at last beaten. Three times married lad divorced, Mrs. A, M. Lewis, aged  out a leap year license and married for the fourth time. Husband number Four had been Husband Number Two  When Mrs. Lewis went with her mother for the license todn\ sh«* stumbled over several of her pre vious names, but finally hit upon tin right on«* Then she said to the < lerk: “What in the world are yon laughing at I don’t see anythin« funny.”  The girl was first married just before she hud reached fifteen to George Xnderson This was as far ha« k as 1910, Originally she was Miss Minnie Dooley, but that was so long ago that she hardly rental ers the name. She lived happily they always live happily with number one for three months, then there was a divorce. In the summer of the a me year she married D. 1! Glass, and as his name implies, he had to be handled with care, but the r ir«*; was too great for the girlish bride* and as he wouldn't work, the se**| cured another dlvor- e. Then X. M.j Lewis a railroad clerk, heard her.  iv The principal matters for the consideration of the joint committee are the State boundary lines on th«* St Louis river, and in Lsike Pepin on the Mississippi  that it may not this \**ar be able to’J investigate the run and steel schedule, which is already under r«*vjsion'' by Con-.;r«*ss The leather Investiga-! tion now under way probably will I use up all the board's present am ro priation.  A supplemental report on the wool* schedule, dealing principally with, blankets and carpets will be made in a few months.  SEYEN OIE IN 'ARRESTS TODAY  DECLARED SURE  Attempt Made to Steal Rifles and Ammunition at San Diego  Bo ' -• atf- I Pres*.  San Diego, Gal , Feb. \< oast articilety militia tonight are guard ing the San Diego armory of  f h * National Guard of California, fol- j lowing discovery of two attempts to I break open the building and steal at consignment ol new rifles, just issue i j to the artiileryraen.  Plans started for an insurrection j in Lower California are believed by; the police and military authorities to « be behind the plot.  I he armory < .oraim-, beside; ri-j f!e> a larut«» consignment of ammu- i  P« M»s|-:x 111 I «> >PI XL  X I < HU«» UN » V X I X I Jt i* i  Special to Daily New*.  Fort Worth, Tex., Feb. 13.— Sought all over Texas for three weeks by detectives in the employ of the defense, which is trying to acquit J. B Sneed lor the kiliit-g of Captain A. G Boyce, FL D. Powers was placed on the stand today as the defense’s star witness and he proved to be such.  Powers, who is a Panhandle land dealer, w'as an eye witness to the shooting in the Metropolitan Hotel on January %?,, He established A good self defense plea for Sneed, for which the defense has been fighting ever since the trial began, but so far had utterly failed to accomplish  Powers declared that he was within a few feet of Boyce and Sneed and that when the ranch owner «aw the banker ent.er the hotel, Boyce «ta te«f ior htm threateningly tu.d exclaimed, “There’s that —— now.”  Sneed then drew his revolver and opened fire. Powers alleged.  Powers’ evidence is the most important for the defence yet introduced  W A Hanger, prosecutinc attorney, drew his hair directly up to (that of th*» w 1 tn«■•*« and battled with ! him for two ho rs in an effort to  !  shake his story. Powers was compelled to admit that he was on* e {indicted for a fraudulent land deal.  With wild gesticulations, Hanger j unloosed a battery of cross-examination on the witness that for warmth and sarcasm has never been e«iualed Jurin« the trial He forced Powers to admit that h«* had been in th« -car ot th«* hotel just a man **nt previous to the shooting Pe also said h« wiii - trine near Boyce but the j witness refused to !*e shaken regarding Boyce’s attitude and remark,  Sneed, the prisoner, will go on the stand for th«* first time tomorrow. H«* has not yet fold in or out of court d preparations are being tndf** a big crowd tom or*  his  de t.  tternoon f k d r  ex «da  th  th.  irr  ! » Gh  Thirty Others Injured (In Men Charged With Dyna  Great Northern Devils Lake  Near  mite Conspiracy to Taken in Custody  be  By \    <    i#tcd    !*f    P-*  Devils Lgke, V. !> , Feb 13. «■n known dead and thirtv ir is the toll of a wreck or the Northern Oriental Limited at ! sixteen miles east of her«* at o’clock totiLht T«*n coa bes I*-track and went down a steef bank ment turnln** over twice  musical voice over » telephone He | details »1U not be known until look«*«! h« i* til Mid aider i week’s ing The name-« of the dead courtship they w**re married, but the lured are unknown here.  «raft they set out in was tinseawor- ^ relief train with everv o thy and it too was wrecked, leaving undertaker and physician wj Mrs. Lewis stranded.    ri**d to the  c, 'ene of the w!*-*!  But along came Glass iuvt two ing here thirty mintttcs afte days afterwards and vowed he would| vvaH  received. The trai keep steadily «at w ork She allowed * at three o*«dock  herself to b* ««id today i knot would  leued and Mr believed the  th** last.  . Glass fourth  R MI XX XX lAI I VdOS  I ROM J X» hsBORO PI X \ M I  here at tho Paul at  s  tefevrnph n near th*i see  Drink;  gp«-iiâl «■* Di H ont il  w > •  im  XX i  «lu«  ■V-  od  at  n,  ue  He  h**  n-  n-  r«t > >ft  By Xsftoetatgd Pi«*--  Indianapolis, Ind.. F«*l>    13  «d 61 at «»s District Vttorney  sait! tonight that the arrests o  Unit Miller ’ fifty  Columbus, 01 er Preside! t T .»i i rv*t« t h«* de' Ol io fourth c. tion on XX . dne> h'tter of act**l» said:  • I have b**«*n  Porn  indi«  ca»  four men, conspirad morrow  Th«» arr* l<w»ked for tomorrow Th** reason they «lisi t ¡ay cannot be rev*  Vrrests are expected it not before mentioned  in the dvnamlt* er«* set for to  ivi ta 11  1 hei  t«  i n 1 v  led  1  may be d Miller, tke place  nu> * t : ndamen mental work ot  era«  irtf tt  He  had  I RI I  M  LIS! GOOD* IN TARIFF  RII.I. PI '  «I P *ton  Hait  iv NV  ■ T«‘  Tonic and 1 »I«  Local I ««recast. G«m«aallv fair VVednes<lay,  Ye: lerda v ’« temperature:  At 7 a m. «    3(    At 7 p. m.  Maximum ...    i  !     Minimum  1911 Max, ...    56    i Ml Min.  *• !    ..,t ’i» 1 «a¡iv Neu ••  XV«*ather ford, T< *  iîulf. Texas and V\ eornp?.n> » k  *n- »  i r<  10  m Ja «'Ou» h« a t HalesvlUe t herford, aestern  ib 13 The M«s Railway ill mule«* an extension boro t xi «*nt> -five miles'  o fa  to a point m ar Mr: n «'# am! conno* t sviih the Woa-  Mineral Y ells and North*  * >mulitt in  n e i u  red i XX he«' w e*l t drank ! !  r h  li!« Ü  « d  debata  Washli visions «*f tb« lor* hill, pi« us« 1  mbers of eomiultte.« of  P'tbllc to*l.aX, th.* free list t««»«;!v charco; tar nmj some s«ilphate, Paris t  pb os*>hores, i H«  sulphur tn all pt actlcally all  harks. b«*t ri«*s. f  F»  . al hv  1 en ami  th** b  of its prod i ts. iron  form  d ru f  talcum an«l  » xi r M(¡\8 i h i X  X I X R*- XI HR I » X X p  per  ory’s admission into «h«* South.  ITÌÌ fu- I Of 1 i*\  l«Vb 1 (th, ! ** *' ‘ lefferson Da* tnml a proclamation to this ef ».i,I \, j/,-,;, . « n , r act; all} lie a n m »'.« of tlu G usi.*.' ‘fue *. um» of Fe«i* ral troops was sent «l'icona fro?; Galifonila, and on : L a * ear later. Ptestdent Lin-slant'd tb«' i art» lamation * >n • c ; i r i itorl.nl «o\*'*rn tient  *• ex-« wit. «*ed*a «hots, •t exist tn Ring.  'State  d «*0*1  Sc* 11. and xvhen ra«d **xam.ut'd, the show tha P«xwers nd The d *e*î w a a er- to k it befor * nd w as never in-*;<! be iidn’î know i I said to t’ «■ Met-i, rk G t* Black. !-t* bad on h*m he cause he didn’t »nod as a witness, poenacd, however, be habeas corpus cone to the sh *r-out if he should afternoon of the tearing The sh T-«! directed him to f M Lean, Scott I told all he knew - Ntam Count v \t-:    Wf'ek    af;    <*r    »    be  tornex Baldxun, a k Ring occurred  .1 r* Morgan :m4 Fast F.uh street, an agent for th# Occidental Inaurati..» com pan v, proved an ef4 feetivo x* it ness for the defense Ho said he saw Col. Bov« e in Fort Worth January i. It was in the morning Mo m testified, ami he had just stepp* i «>(.' *»f th«* « levator entrane« of tho First National Bank Building when he found Col. Boxe# xxa’king west. He spoke to him, hixing  (Continued on Pag# 8)   

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