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   Wichita Daily Times (Newspaper) - February 13, 1914, Wichita Falls, Texas                            our new iw infect your CKy National Bank Oapttil ttd Burpiui Wlo.000, Vo'ume XXIII WICHITA FAJLLS. TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1914 we MY POUR PER CENT ON I City National Banh lank of Service" Number 33 "CUD TO NDRTIY DECLARES WILL NOT OPPOSE WILSON AND GLYNN't PLAN TO REORGAN- IZE NEW YORK PARTY HO CHOICE FOR SENATOR Defiant a Few Ago On Subject Tfcmminy Leader Now Seems More Conciliatory. By jMBclittfl New York, Feb. Hall oppose the efforts of Wilton and Governor Glynn to reorganise tl.e Democratic Party In New York. Charles F. Mur- phy uld 10 today A tew days, a j he defied enemies to oust him from the Tammanx On the state situation his attitude today was conciliatory. He said: "I willbe very glad to aid In any effort to uplift tbe party if uplift Is the word, if it needs reorganization." Mr. Murptty.SEid.he would not oppose the plans of Governor Glynn to re- organize the state committee. Tammany men eald today that the governor's declaration of belief In lo- cal autonomy' led them to believe the governor would not attack Murphy In his own county unless his 'activity in State affaire becomes too great. Murphy today instated he was not ana had not been a State leader. He fold he had no candidate Jn mind to succeed Senator Root BE United States senator. INSURED MAN HAS RIGHT TO DESIGNATE BENEFICIARY. Feb. su- preme court today held that under the. act of 1899 an insured member in a fraternal order shall have thd right to designate the beneficiary to .whom a policy tit insurance shall be paid; -This holding was on a case' from Fayette county affecting a Grand United Odd'Fellow insurance policy. ___________' _ IHOT BY FATHER IN NACOGOOCHES ACCIDENT. dpcbes, Feb. war nl year old high schooi hoy was accidentally shot early morning by his father and is in a critical condition. They were examining a 41-calibre pistol, sup- poaedly not loaded. Physicians said the ball passed through the body juet above the liver. The father is pros- trated. WOMAN DISCOVERS NEW POW- OCR TO REVOLUTIONIZE WAR. Berlin, Feb. A narcotic pow- der designed to revolutionize warfare hai been .discovered by a woman, nam- ed Boehtn, who today, demonstrated It to the -government officials. 6he all'eges that shells charged with the powder when let loose among the enemy will-put them- to sleep for several hours, so that they may readily tie taken prisoners without injuring' them. It is resorted that the, Prussian war office is making tests with the device. _ OFFICE MOVED TO NEW QUARTERS. The county assessor's office Is to be moved Into the rbom at the north- east corner Of the cptirt .house direct- ly beneath the county judge's office AD order of the commissioners court authorizing -the change has been adopted. For several years County Assessor John Robertson has had his office with, County Tax Collector Many Jteugherty., The increasing business of both offices, however, made a .separation necessary. GREEN RIVER OIL COMPANY HAS GASER AT CHECOTAH. 'luilus Markowftz of the Green Riv er Oil Company who went- to Checo tab, dOkla., sevetat days ago to looi: after the progress of the well being- put down by his tWre. telegraphed back to other stockhold- ers In the company here Wednesday that the drillers wete four feet in the sana at feeet in the company's well .there', and that the w.ell was showing for three or four million feet of gas with a promise of oil. The same company's at Rstrdlatt now down about 1200 feet and still drilling. _ _ MISS PANKPRSTS ARMY Men Meeting When Informed They Mult not i ed from L6weet Claiies By AmocUtwJ London, Feb. broke out today in the so-called "people's army" r formed from the lowest classes of the ,Kast end of London by Miss Sylvia Pankhnrst -after. Her secession from the .Women's Social and Political Un- ion. Some of the men started smoking tiungept shag tobacco in olay pipes r.t a meeting of the army today. When told to stop the men replied, "It we not smoke we wlir not come here again." The Quit the mwtiug. NEWSPAPER! SALUTE IS NOT ANSWERED HUERTA GUNBOAT PASSES UP MISSISSIPPI BUT IS NOT RECOGNIZED FIRES TWENTY-ONE GUNS Salute Is Answered Only by Sllsnce From American Boast Panes By LINCOLN'S MEMORIAL OF HIS FAME NOW HEARING COMPtEtlON AT WASHINGTON By Aiisdi'iiittil I'rnss. New Orleans, Feb. up the Mississippi river, the Mexican gun boat Caragosa saluted with twenty-cue guns as she passed Jackson barracks The salute was not answered by guns or by any other sign of recognition. As the gunboat passed the .United States immigration station the Mexi- can hand played Mexican airs but the Serenade passed unnoticed by tbe of- flciers there. At Jackson barracks it was said of- Ucers had telegraphed Washington for instructions) as to what action they should take on the question of a war- ship of an unrecognized power being In this port. No reply was received up to the time the Caragosa pgssec the barracks this morning. It was reported that a Frenchman and Italian and a Mexican ot some wominence -were aboard the gun' mat. What their mission was'has not been explained. ALASKAN BILL IS ATTACKED TODAY OEOMCRATIC MEMBERS CRITI- CfSE MEASURE TO BUILD RAILROAD DEFENDED W UNDERWOOD Leader Denies That Plan Has Social- Is Among Assailants.. Jy. Deader Underwood was today forced o defend the Alaska railroad bill against a general attack from the lemocratic side. Representative Calloway of Texas, Hardwicke of Georgia, Burnett of Alabama an-i lensley of Missouri, led the attack, Jnderwood said: "The suggestion -that this bill con- tains the germ' of socialism takes mo iack twelve years to th.e time when re were debating the first irrigation bills in this .house. .The; same cry was raised then, but no one will to- ay contend that the government ir- Igation policy has'been a faiiure." Under Mr. Underwood aid he would pot favor gpvernment onstrucilon of railroads in the con- ineotal United States because it vas not necessary. v The' cUuhratinn of Lincoln's birth- day is always u matter of national interest and on Feb.. 12 appropriate c.eremonlfcs will be'held in. most states. Particular interest centers iu the impressive Lincoln memorial now In course of construction at Wash- ington. Standing near the Potomac' river, the memorial will have a rela- tion with the Washington monument ond that Be impos- sible on any other site and ft will have a close relation with Arlington cemetery, where men who fought for FIVE MEET DEATH WHEN RIVER PACKET IS BDRNED STEPS TO SUPPLEMENT JURY FUND ARE TAKEN. As a result of the heavy court iisiness in the county and district ourUi the fund appropriated for the of jurors has been found nsufBclent to last through the year rid tha county Commissioners Wed- lesday morning adopted an order ransferring from the third to he first (jlasa fund to, supplement the ury fee appropriation, CAN SHIP WHISKEY TO STATE INSANE ASM Attorney General Rules That Allison Law Not Apply To Barrel Consigned To Terrell ABIOlltttwl Pi-CBS. Austin, Texaji, Feb. o be used for medtc.inal purposes, may be shipped to a state Institution lider the Allison liquor law, despite he fart that such institution is sit- uated In dry according to ruling by the attorney general's de- partment today to State Purchasing Agent Elliott Mr. Elliott had a barrel of.whiskey or medicine for patients In "the forth Texas Insane Asylum, when t reached Terrell, the railroad agent efused to deliver.it because he said t would violate the Allison law. NEW YORK A. C. MEET TONIGHT IS SCHEDULED. Net? Richards, )lymplc champion high jumper from Cornell University, was one of the tars entered in tonight's big meet to le held at Madison Square Garden tin- ler the auspices of -the New York Athletic Club. It wilt be the first ftp- earance of the great Jumper oca! meet He recently cleared eix eet four .inches in trials. The handl- ap In the high jump tonight has leen limited to five inches to give Uchards and other scratch men a hanre fof the first, prlr.e. the Union are buried.' On a great axis, planned mere than a century ago, there lie at one end Jhe capitol, which, as .the comrtiisslon points put, is the monument of tha government .and the west, more the'n a distant from tho rapltol. will stand for all time the monument to of the founders of the govemrnehi. Their the Lincoln memorial; -Fotir; features will stand out prominemlj- in the memorial---a statue of the man a'memorial of hlsi Gettysburg spe'Th, a memorial of his .second inaugural address and 'a sym- bol of the union of- the United States which he uaid it was his paramount buject to 'save and which he did save. It is proposed that each feature shall be related to the others by means of Its design and position and that nhnll be so arranged that it -Sylll be- c.orae- air Integral part of the whole in order to attain a unity and sim- u'liHtj in tiio apncaraniW of "Hie monument. The total: cost Of Uie memorial will. >w -------rr. River Boat is Destroyed by Mate Floats to Safety By AnKodatMl Press. New packet Bern was nurned -ind sunk at Hahii- ville lauding forty miles up, the Mis- sissippi river last night. person? vere reported drowned.' It is hhown hat one of the drowned was a negro woman. The lire started in a, quantity of moss, a part of the miscellaneous car- go In the forward part of the vessel, arid spread rapidly. The crew made a desperate fight against the >ut were finally forced to leap pver- loard. 'Prose iwho jumped carried tfe preservers, boards or any other articles handy to help thera swim. Fred Katchtim, mate of the Gem, who Is a one-armed man floated some distance down the stream before! reaching the shore. He sent out the the -accident. He said both non and women swam ashore and that he exact loss of life could not be de- ermtncd until the. passenger list was cherked over. Among the dead are: A. G, -Come- aux, son of the captain of the boat; W. .E, Barre, one of the best known ,rlver pilots in tbe New Orleans dig- it-let The Otner dead were negroes. NEW ALTITUDE RECORD WITH FOUR PASSENGERS ASM Robert Thelan, German Aviator, Reaches Height of 9450 Feet In Flight This Morning By Annotated Prrssi Johnlsthal, Clermany, Feb. ert Thelan a (Jerman aviator, today, made a world's altitude record for flight with four .passengers. He reached 9450 feet. WELL SHOOTING ?ROVES SUCCESS McBRIDE NO. 7 CHENAULT MAKES 110 BARRELS IN 24 HOURS AFTER SHOT OTHER WELLS TO FOLLOW 'OPE CONFERS DEGREES UPON MANY PRIESTS. Rome, Keb; recognition inusiml religious services performed during the past year Pope to- day formally conferred the-rank of domestic prelate on a large nuiuber at priests. POOL HALL OPTION LAW IS FINALLY SETTLED of Criminal Appeals Again .SuiUini Measure Giving Local- ities the Right to Vote By AfMoclotci) Austin, Texas, Feb. court or criminal appeals today finally dls- losed of the local option pool room ;ase upholding the law of the 'last 'egl'slature permitting localities to vote out' pool rooms. Tha law .was aftacketl on tbe ground that there was a constitutional provision for such a law and is Important because it opens the way for more police regu- lation like Sunday laws, through local option. Expected Operators Throughout the Burkburnett 'Field Will Take Similar Steps Shortly W. C; McBri'de No. 7 on thu Chenahlt tract Ituttihurnett shot Monday afternoon by the Illinois Torpedo Company; with nltroglycerin from its plants at Blectra made ;ltO barrels during the first twenty-four hours after being shot, according to intormation received here today. It; showed five or six times as much gati after shooting. Its productfon boforii the shot was less than twenty liar- While it in oxpected that the well will settle down' to less than one .hundred' In the BiirJtburnett the success' of the already heenv demonstrated, ancl arrangements'are already being made to shoot a num- ber of other that, field, Those who hftVe .operated in thu .Illinois field say the Burhbnrnett sands are much like the sands >fB. Illinois being unusually bard, In lllin.nls the practice of shootlhg the wells has been carried on for years wtttii splendid results. operators are hoping that the experi-' ence will hi? dupllc.ited here and IF It Is. are looking forward to years of (iroflfable operations there. 4 WEATHER FORECAST ''-4. Tonight and Thursday.- gen, 
                            

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