VOL. XXII NO. 12
MASS MEETING CALLED FOR
MONDAY TO DISCUSS PLAN
M ALL PANHANDLE FAIR
Committee Appointed To Draft Tenta-
tive Agreement Complete Task
Citizens Highly Enthusiastic
That tb Panhandle Fair Asaocla!
ttoa will be organized and that In
ample time for an exhibit this fall
cannot bo doubted for a moment.
Judge J. W. Crudglngton Tbos Y.
Turner c. T. Herring M. C. Noblea
and will A. Mlllor Jr. the commit
tee appointed to draft a tentative
airer upnt. met at the tlma announc-
ed j-terriay forenoon and attonded
to t' task in hand tbo result of
theli I ibors being shown In connec-
tion vlih trls article. The com-
mute t announced a raaaa meeting
In the Chamber of Commerce hall
Monday i fternoon at 2:30 'o'clock
at which. Uric the full scheme will
be pi t befot" tho people.
Th' ir has leen no llBhontlA com-
ment h '-' .! upon the streets In con-
nection with the proposed organiza-
tion. On the contrary the movement
aej on foot by the Dally Panhandle
la bring endorsed unanimously and
the anriinl fair U assured.
It bus been declared that no
scheme h?.s been received with such
uniform favor as has this one. It
makes for a greater Ainarlllo In a
meaeuro not shown by any other
fropoiiilon offered accodiiig i-
the expressions from men who have'
dono and are doing murb.for tho
advancement of thla city. .
Views al C'ltlcn.
Yesterday many enthusiastic en-
dorseinents were heard on1 tho
Streets. Among the endorsements
voiced are tho following;
( K- rhnlni- Jn I. Ih tlmo
for ua to secure this matchless en-1 Peruaded that thla !s the moat con- C. Noyen Port Arthur; A. M. l!nt: lohn Thelan of Dallas first ;
terprlso for Amarlllo. It I preg- Tally located and beet suited plato ' Schnialslor Sherman; C. C. Webner.jviro president; Joe Harden of Bal-' Memphis T-nn. April 1G.--Re-nant
with possibilities and will n h Panhandle fnr a fair with j Teatuie; J. R. Strother Waco; Paul Hncer. second I vice president. j ports today from Mlsslnslppl Arkan-
firing forth success In rare dogrce." I
Harry 0. ftrove "The permanent
fair organisation la the only way to ft worthy display in every Jlne be
promote and encourage farming In nindo. Do It nowmake It a go
' the Panhandle. It will bring un-1 These are not empty terms. They
'dreamed of possibilities to fruition." mean what they indicate and can
C. T. Herring "I am persuaded will bring results of which every
that the venture offers not only an j citizen will be proud. Delays are
unprecedented opportunity for the dangerous glvo us immediate uc-
dovelopment bt Amarlllo and tho '10"-"
Panhandle territory' but that as'an 1 D. C. iPrlddy "Let's encourage
Investment it will 1m a-1. ny all tnls enterprise. Encouragement. 1)
means 1? .V tns!;t It a go." ' . a great thing a fact of whlih I
Fred If jrs!)rugh--"NothIng has have had aniplo ocular denionstru-
appealrd c me so strongly as doea Hon. I am in line for a fair ntul be-
thls Bugtfcy Ion ciij I am In line for llevo the present to bo the one Hmo
" ' to keep the ball rolling."
John Wa.-d-"Tbftt the Hereford - H A. Nobles-"It Js my honest
Breeders' tAssoelHtlon of which I nd sincere Judgment that wlUi the
am a representative in this meeting. )Poper co-op.ri.tlon and management
- rnuuncBe. jni movemenr is snown
ii mo tit i Ian M ruuniuLTRuie sum
of money has nh-endv l.flpn siiiwrrihPrt
ivr u wnare 111- neany accord witn
i . .. . ... . ...
the movement." ; flve yoars. T!ll3 g no ((Jle bofl9t
Jeff D. Ilartlett "I am heartily The auto boys have shown us some-
In favor cf th annual fair. We thing and are. worthy exemplars of
ought to have It." ' j what pluck and ictormlnatlon will
L. 13. Mitchell "A fair by all ( - if properly based. Let's get In
Bieins. Is my sontlment Id this mat- h road and demonstrate."
ter. Left get at It at once and so- Dr. J. E. Nunn "I favor this en-
ouro the co-operntlon of every man terprlse and am convinced that it will
In t. Panhandle. It la bound to prove a paying Investment an well
bt a fo'om tho first." as a developer."
Dr. Hugh Maxwell "I hare been L. o. Small "Give us a fair In
through the horth and east and am Amarlllo that will Interest the whole
assured that breeders dealers and Panhandle and w will demonstrate
Importers of blooded live stock will to all the money tnuklng powers of
b glad to co-operate with us In this the hen. They uro the solution to
movement from those sections of tthe 'mortgage question."
the country. They are looking long- M. c. Nobles "What we want
lngly upon the Panhandle country as now is action. Talk Is all right but
a field of matchless possibilities wo must t In line and follow up
Let us not fall In this enterprise." the suK.-ioiiH. if this la done
Will A. Miller. Jr. "Our Am- 'here in no computing the good to
atfllo Auto Fair Association is ade- be dprlvod hy the Panhandle coun-
quate suggestion of the possibilities try tn:d Ainarlllo is well."
of the Tanhandlo Fair Asaoii.itldli. t' ivcictal Ikih been the endorse-
vVe started Ight of us eleven rncnt cf this movement that It la
raonths aso Into thla seernlngly ju- tmpoftluly In limited space to give
different venture. Already w have n" cxpresinlons.
declared a twenty-five per cent uiv- Outline of Ajrreemeiif.
Idend. The movement has outgrown Following If) nn outline of tha
our ability to handle nnd we seek agreement' that la to head the list
co-operation at the handB of our bua- f subscriptions as suggested by
I0s associates. Tho fair inovo- the comniitteo In meotlug yesterday:
ment wllFadvaneo along the course ' tlio undersigned hereby ngreo
of progress at the aano ratio. Kverjr
business man will stand by this
Wllllum F. Zimmerman "The
time lg her8 when wo must have a
Panhandle fair. Wo must go to tho
final limit and put on such a fair us
la only posslhlo In this favored ace
tlon of thn state. Wo must cater to
men of tho farms they havj tho key
to tb munition they must be en-
couraged. They re the greatest de-
Toloporg of tlio world today. The
fair will do thin an nothing oluo
John McKnlght "I heartily favor
the fair project. It la a moat esscn-
tlal Institution for the proper display
of furm stuff. The growing and
display of farm stuffs U Incidentally
of greatest benefit to the business
nucret of AmarlUo itnd the move-
ment la therefore worthy of heartier
co-operation and support from us
J. C. Storm "TbJt the fair is tho
one thing needed at thla time 1 be-
lieve there 1a no debate Tho Ques-
tion. of benefit canaot'bo disputed.
I strongly favor launching this en-
terprise but cn a cale of magnifi-
cence that will make it not only in-
ierc.l5t but iiwsri.--fu-r th
manner of the fju'lt-i fair.
Thos. F Turner "When I sug
gested the formation ot a fair organ
ization my frlen.l Pel Harrington
who Is a shiest In the city stated
lhat the one serious obstacle In the
wray la that Amnrlllo Is rather too
close to Dalbart. Hut even in the
face of this tlnielv ttHrniniT. I am
possibilities for equaling the Dallas
'a"1 within a reasonable time. Let
(f tho entornti
we ran stand as a
HOiMt(iln nn t1.
.... ......... . ..
Damn ouiia mm t'livinuie rooting I
ahnwn iv.nu rn)M
10 'nle and pay for tho number of
'-'ares set opposite our respective
WACO WINS IN
( iiosi; M XT mkkti.no place
1 Oil SI ATI; LAIIOlt CONVEX
HON i:it SAX ANTONIO
TKAOl'K AM) TlllltllKlt.
LIST OF OFFICERS
WII.MAM F. IIOKFAOKX OF SAX
ANTONIO ELECTED PIIESI
DEXT AND KPEXCEIt OF
finlvestnn Tex. April lft. Waco
won the next convention of tho Staii'
Federal inn of Labor at this aftei
noon's session. Its organization do -
featlng Austin Pan Antonio Teague
and Thin ner. After tho first throe
ballots nil but Waco and Thurber
withdrew; tno former getting
votes and the latter 101.
Complete list of officers announc-
ed: W. L. Ilocffgnn San Antonio pres-
ident. John R. Spencer Waco secretary-
trensurcr. J. C. Coons Pan Antonio chairman
James Murray Galveston delegate
to American Federation of Labor.
Members of legislative board:
Frnn;i Casey Houston; L. C. Jen-
nings Iiuimont; F. R. Lnwson
Denlacn: H. Ketcher Dcnlson.
Ed-mi ''unnlngl-am dvlegite to
Oklahf.mi. convention.'-" "" ' '
J. A. Johnson dalveston sergeant-nt-nrins.
Vice preHldentsaa follows: Joe
Instead. Austin; H. s! Oreer Reau-
mont; R. K. White Childress: F. R.
Lnwson ivnlson; J. A. Moel.lck Fl
Paso; Tom Rnyer Fort Worth; W.
C. Relnhnrdt. ifouston: F. S. Fish i
I f nruhnll : P. It. Ancfll. Pnlestlno: .1.1
Steffler Pan Antonio; J. E. Mnrrs
Agreement on Statement of Facts
Reached Yesterday Insure Earlier
Settlement of Famous Litigation
Agreement was reached late yes-
- .v- ..
terday nfternoon upon the Btatement
..f I In tll.i rnloll r!l t Oil PottOr COUO-
. . ........ t... '
ty local option ca.se uciuib juujc j.
vt itnl ..f tin Imi't .nnH a n nan ill Cm !i
" :". Kn'tislon might be reached by May 4.
connected with tho appeal will be ' '
... . While this Is true a somewhat longer
nurrio'i uciura i iu ui)i.-iiuie f.
Fort Worth with least possible de-
1 ' ' . . . 1
lay. rno conieaianis nave m uuuu
and it Is probable that one or both
sides of this contention will have
personal representation as well as
briefs before tho higher court.
It Is known to be the policy to
leave no real ground at the hands of
the Cdurt of Appeals. To avoid this
every precaution has been taken. An
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naincsr. for a Fair Association ior me
Panhandle of Yexas to be located
at Amnrlllo to bo chnrtcred under
the laws of the state 'of Texas with
a capital Block of one hundred
thousand ($100000.00) dollars In
shares of one hundred ($100.00)
AH profits that may bi made by
said Association above ten per cent
on th0 capital stock each year shall
bo used extiufivoly for the forma-
tion of tho Annotation In payment
(or Improvements premiums and
other expenses and not exceeding
to! per cent In dividend shall be
paid to tho stockholders for any ono
year. No person" firm or corpora-
tion shall ever hold more ttan one
nundred (100) shares of said cap
Hal stock nt any one time.
This obllgntlon ahall be payable
'ut Amarlllo Texas-
TUXAS : UN DAY APRIL
J. ii. rim.i.ips skuioi siy mux
ED WHILE KXDEAYOltlXfl TO
KINDLING OF FIRE
THIItTFKX'YKAR-OM) OWL IS
DEAD AT BXVDF.H AND M AH-
MED MSTEK FATAL
Snyder Tex. April Myrtle
Taxton aged thirteen Is dead her
elHr. rf8- Jhn Phillips Is dying
am the lnttei'a seventeen months
ol(1 daugBter la also dying from burns
received In a fire at the rhllllps
Miss Pnxton . poured oil from a
can Into the grate to start a fire
when an explosion followed. Doth
blie and her sister Mrs. Phillips who
was nearby were wrapped In flames
and they fled to the yard. The o-
man's husband J. II. Phillips se-
riously bur.icd his bands In trying
to extinguish the flame which burn-
c'd off the clothing of the victim
Neighbors saved the houto from de-
Ktate AfsocUtlon lu Seslnn at !!
Ian Meets Xet Year In
Dallas Tex. Ap-ll 16. The Re-
tail Coal Dealers' Association of
Texas today elocted the following of-
crs; Walter Lacy 01 .WaCO pre'
fm Anionio was seiectea ior
CASE TO BE
effort will bs made to get this easn
advanced on tho docket. If this
to bellev'T- that It will reach attention
nf (ha rii Anvil 07 n n .1 t U ni n Aam
--ult will not occasion surprise.
This contest grows out of
grows out or the
election .held December 3 1907 !n
which It was declared by the com-
missioners of the county and later
confirmed by the District Court to
have gone for prohibition. The Court
of Civil Appeals reversed the find-
ing of tho trial court and the case
came for hearing before Judge Hill
who held the election to have been
n nnllltv. rSmat liitrrruf I tU In
" - -
mo outcome or mo preacnt appeal
HAM) CHADS DF.FFAT PANTHERS
oa'veston Wins Opening' Game of
fioasoa For First Time
Galveston Tex. April 18. In a
fast twelve inning game this after-
noon tbS Sand Craba defeated the
Panthers by a score of a to 0. Gal
veston got her two runs In the last
inning nelthay (Ida ncorine for
eleven Innings. McKay of the Pan
thers proved eauat to Pitcher Hen-
dricks one of tha locals. This is
tho first time la sli years that Gal-
veston won tha opening gams.
R H HI
Galveston 000 000 000 0022 6 I
Ft. Worth. 000 000 000 0000 4 1
Batteries: Hendrlckson and String-
or; McKay and Qrcen.
HAIK ni.OW.X ANI
Hl'XMlFIt DoLLAItS sl.l l lt.
i:n citACKMMr.x kxchano.
I NO SHOTS WITH ( ITIZKX.
SAFE AND FIXTURES
ARE B OLY WRECK D
discovery of i;o.".i;i:rs pre
VENTS LOSS OF .-(lliO IX
.MAIX DEPOSITORY OF THH
Muskogee Okla.. April l. Three
robbers blew ope'i the nafe of thd
First State Han- ot Haskell Okla-
homa thla morning and secured
$550 in allver. .They escaped but
dropped a sack foutnlnlng $250.
E. T. Nowell exchanged shoti with
the yeggmen as they were fleeing
with a delivery horse and wagon
wnicti tney stole. Tne safe and bunk
fixtures woro wrecked.
Discovery of the robbers prevented
them from getting $."000 in tbe
main depository. A posso Is now
pursuing them. '
HEAVY DAMAGE RESILTS K
A LA HAM A AXD MISSISSIPPI
WITH ONLY TKO FATAL-
8M antj West Ten nesee teil of muchi
damage from the storm wblch swept j
over those ecetlona li"t nJgbt. Only
two fatalities are reported however. I
At Scottsboro Ala. a daughter of
J. V. Brandon wan killed by light-
ning. At Johnstown MIsb. a negro
was crushed to death under a house.
Many tl.u4l Destroyed.
Montgomery Am.. April 16. The
Greenola Motel half a dozen stores
and many residences were wrecked
at Greenville Ala by a storm Just
before noon today. At Forest Homo
twelve miles from Greenville sev
eral houses word
unrcofed and a
negro man and wbman injured.
Coumilineii ut Luinli.
Responsive to Invitations from
Messrs. C. W. Kfuns and Avery
Turner upon behalf of the Santa Fe
system and the Frbd Harvey eating
house the city rduncil headed by
Phil H. Seewald ai mayor pro tern
in the absence of tlayor Marrs en-
Joyed luncheon josterday at high
noon In the newlytequlpped dining
hall. Those responding to Invita-
tions are: Messrs. IP. II. Seewald
Frank M. Shaughn' isy' Lon Sellars
John McKnlght Jan ?s Pntton and C.
C. F. Blanchard. 1 L. Person the
other member of th council belli?
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The visitors were) delighted with
the showing made bjhhe new eating
FIRE AT DAXtKRFlELn
Warehouses With Cottents IH"stroy
ed CuuMlng friss of
Brothers including tint? ronton!.
were destroyed by flri
origin here early thla njornlng caus
ing a loss of $15000.
BEXD U. S. CRhSEIU
Amor. China April !. The
United States cruiser develand has
been sent to Hankowl because of
antl-mlsslonary rlota ai Changshal.
pb Amir nsn
VUi'll IU ER ni II
- piti ed on
that good 1
Ar prr 4. r
Is ntittlnc .
no sari iif .
HEXM7IS FOR PLAINTIFF IX
m ai or in i.iwo i. i:i i :.
EIITI.I c.w: ijkkjri:
JI IX-K II I FF.
IN THIS OISTRICT
AS SITT OVER IEI.M()IX(.
tr.('KA;k of railway
inn wi:i:n wakiirfrx
AND PAN'll AXDI K.
At ? o'clock yertrrday evenln; at
Clr.Ldo tV.e Jury In tin" tsif!e of James
LoKue vs. the Southern Kansas Rail
way cf Ter.as returned n verdict In
favtir of the plalnt'ff for the sum cd tho celebrated "cattle rnfo csie"
of $44592 having been out slure 4 In favor of the shippers thus uphold-
o'clock Friday afternoon. Tbo Jury ".' ruIln ot tho Infritate Com-
r. i fi nwu mi uiji!! ill.. ijifttv w
i tho hour of rendering the
without .deep keeping together and
away frW::i ofs.de contaa.
4 ...- n nuuiuiitr.i vie v iui
Issuer; ire i.otirt submitting about I
Blsly ( n ost Ions of fads for the Jury
to ae-er. When tho verdict had
hrc.li mdered Jtide 3. P. Huff con-
graK.atei the Jury upon tho .lr -
shown In an.v.er n question.
aud the patient i.nlnl. rn.p.ed effort
bP -towed upon the matter In hand.
K. printing the plaln.l.t .waa
Judgolt. n. rnderwoort ef Amarl I .
lur. Appe-tr'ng f'r the defendant
cr' .litdfro S. H. Mariien and Frank
Ryburn of thla city.
F( l!)virg the rendition of the vr-
(il t nif)tl:ui fori now trial was pre-
fcntol nni denl!.! after which no-
tli e of appeal was given In open court
and time ppt 'n which to prepare the
rerr. i "-.( prm. ...? p.i
of the time to midnight at hleh
hour the court Ftr-ort adjourned by
operation of law.
This verdict Is the largest ever rcn-
rt. i.. I ... i . li
i dered In the district. The cas0 Is one
rnwn out of . mIsunilorstan(llng
relative to the alleged removal of
rondbed equipment station and other
rnnonnnio iiniiwny c ompany c-
quired by the Southern Kansns Rn!l-
way Company of Teens between
Washburn and Panhandle City.
Logtie who In hla original petlllon
sues for $1 1 2000 alleges that tho
l-nnhanrllo Hallway Company in or-; acquired the holdings of the Pan-
der to secure right-of-way (mmunt- handle Railway Company between the
ties and privileges together with j point" given and thereafter removed
other concessions of value promised all the property of which mention haa
to maintain Its pnsspnger. freight and . been mada without making adequat
other terminal offices at Washburn. I returns for same
OLD INFORMAL OPENING OF
Displaying an Interior of quiet I
and simple elegance In keeping with
the pleasing and substantial exterior
the Fred Harvey eating house to
be operated in connection with the
new Santa Fe pa:acnprr station In
Amarlllo was Informally opened last
night with Messrs. Avery Turner and
C. W. Kouns as host to the follow-
ing guests: Messrs. C. T. Herring
D. T. Ware W. H. Fuqua Lee Blvlns
H. P. Canode B. D. Green. Ray
Wheatley M. C. Noblos C. K.
Chanslor J. Harve Avery J. Drinker
J. W. McCammon P. B. Doesen and
Master Charles Kouns.
No speeches were made and nq
toasts proposed. Tho spread was
after the thorough and elaborate
fashion for which the Harvey sys-
tern has long been celebrated. j are the dispatchers' offices from
Dinner over the guests were es-: which by telephone trainmaster's ord-
corted through the various dopart- ers are Issued. The apartments for
ments- of the establishment inspect- the employes are elegantly fumlnh
lng an arrangement tbat stands for ed after the style of the better ho-
all that Is scientific In connection
with culinary perfection.
The dining hall's interior Is In
mission finish with band decoration
and ornamentation the details such 1 by reason of the remarKable clear-
as floors and tinting of the walls ness of the conversations 200 miles
. V .M.
w'l! ricaso the Most Kxact!ne
man vvouian of UlilJ.
VI M'.HATFO "CATTI.F HATK
fASi;" DKCII'FD HY III I.INO
OF MAHTI.lt IX t'HAXCKHV
in sr. i.oi is.
MEANS MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS IN REFUND
FIRST IW VICTORY l'M'Hl HKP
ni RX LAW DEEMED ONE OV
MOST .XOTAIIEK IX
Fort Worth Tex.. Anrll 16. S. H.
i Cowan of this cjty r"ilved thl.' uf
fpi iwifii nrlvlcfS from "t. LMih t int
lb-- Uiiitr In ihnm cry of tho l'nlto.1
pn.tes (iieiiit Court there l.a.l de- i.)
nan t! Commission ruling against tin
i f a
Tho commission two
.vf.fira nrrn nrilnrpH n rr1ii(ttnn fif t(t
m on cMIq ihlpnienM bt 0.
railroads refused to lower th rate-
nud Rought Injunction restraining the
comralsslon from putting Its order In
Tho ruling of the master In chan-
inrv la fnlttf natnliipil hv h'S court.
;fin w bfl . nt0 pperiltlon.
raftom(n nMiaA that th t.t.
orj )R tM nofnb0 an; far.rfi(...
n u w nw m1Uonj
(h 0rehBWI tllM ar
brnught inder the Hepburn law and
will result It Is aald In the railroads
obeying the commission's orders in
Loral Stockmen Pleased.
Lee nivlns when Informed last
nlcht at midnight of this dispatch
-This Is good news to me. and
110t 0 m(. alon0i but t0 caUlomen
of h country u M fRr (0 Bhp.
i pers "
'. Averv told ot th. eonteats
ty . j.j.
Upmen) Tnfiy w n0W got whftt
romlnK to them."
That On account of thla agreement all
things enumerated herein vero
granted. That later with a full
knowledge of this agreement the
Southern Kansas Railway Company
of Texas bought or In iom manner
The lunch counter is a model of
perfection and artistic beauty the
entire top being of marble. Thla
portion of the establishment Joining
the dining ball closely.
Tho Amarlllo housa la In charge ot
H. F. Manger superintendent of tbo
west end of the Harvey system as-
sisted by John Baylls assistant sup-
erintendent for the Panhandle divi-
sion. F. E. Crapser will have di-
rect charge of the dining room. John
Merlin Is cashier while his wife has
charge of the news stand.
The guests were next permitted tc
peep Into the spacious passenger sta-
tion which will be opened for traffk
this morning at 9 o'clock at whlcb
time the eating house will receive
the public patronage. Above the bag-
gage room In the station building
tels and conveniently located to the
operating rooms. The visitors were
permitted to speak through the tsle-
77ione system and were astonished
away spoken In a whisper
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. The Sunday Morning Herald. (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 12, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 17, 1910. Amarillo, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth288998/. Accessed February 11, 2016.