Snyder Daily Signal (Snyder, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, April 21, 1911 Page: 1 of 4
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Vol. It ' SNYDER TEXAS APRIL 21 1911 No. 5
$U0 PER YEAR MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS 50c PER MONTH
PAY TRIBUTE TO MEM RY
0? GENERAL SAM HOUS'.? N
Monument Erected by State of
Texas Unveiled Today in the
Presence of Thousands
!v Associated Press.
Huntisville. Texas. April 21
(Special to tlie Signal ) Al.ove
(ieticral Sam Houston's grave the
luiintiful inontiriiciit elected hy
the State was unveiled today in
the presence of thousands of
M.eeUtors ar.u with impressing
Trains from all over the state
have heen bringing in hundreds
to attend the unveiling of the
white marble shaft erected hy the
slate to the memory of its most
Hon. William J. I'.ryan. three
times the nominee for the j.resi-
r i... I i 1 1 . I States de iv-
(iciii'i 1 1 iii'
;-. the dedicatory address in
which he paid a long glowing
tribute to the hero of the l.attlc
of San .Jacinto ami to Texas In-
dependence. Hiid near the close
said: Houston's oldest son en-
listed in the Confederate army
and that too with his father's ap-
proval and that (iciieral Hous-
ton' sympathy was with his peo-
ple during that trying ordeal hut
that faced ''criticism that was
u-ln.lmmf? rather than in-
dorse his state s actions
led from the I'nion.
I exas sccct
What stronger evidence could he
had said the speaker than Hint
of (ieneral Houston's high -har-.1.w ( 'iseiiiii a united stale mM.king jme and the insur-
acter. No loftier motives '11 p.0ijt movement was inaug-j rectos have encircled the town ol
the statesman than no
willingness to die for what one
believes to he right. It i
principal that makes civilization ' js ltiin!tum that lia. resiirn
possihle. Ilonstoti had wisdom Senator Horace Vaughan " as . .;.. ()f M.iM.. t.efore or-
to foresee and moral eon rage to ; Xexarkaua was made temporary ' (.rjnjr H general engagement
foretell. He deserves to he rank-- .IH 0f the meeting. i Diaz' must resign or the war will
. anion the great statesmen oil i..;.! i Mmmhv. a! continue says Madero. this is his
the nation. '
Alonzo Steel one of the two j
living survivors ol the pawn
. . ... 1U Vi...ui
IN THE CAMPS
Armed With Sugar Knives State
Convicts Mutiny at Sagar-
Hv Associated Press.
S..grlaml. April 21-1
ial to the Signah-Fuor conv.els
armed with sugar knives mute
nied here today and the ''
peers refuse to return to their
work unless the penitcnl.ary
commission is called in t "vs
STILL HANGS .TIT BALANCE
Dbate Over Proposed Canadian
Agreement Still on in
Hy Associated Press.
ial to tin- Sitrnalt-Th- dehatc
over the Canadian ree.proe.ty
measure is expected to end todav
and the vote may reached to-
r.iiht through n H ih Hv
Ki.-n. A numl.er of a ndm-i.t-
h..e air.ady Leen fastened on U
t'f in.a.ure vhi-h may l'-r "
kj'tedv cone! union.
The d.-i.a'e om r th- a irreci-n
l..s ..-ru f i!.;:--tive.
Charged With Burglarizing
Stores at Snyder Early This
Ilerudeigh Texas. -April 21.
(Special to the Signal) Sheriff
J. H. Holes of Snyder phoned
Deputy I. X. .lourdan early 1 1 1 i s-
innrning to he on the lookout for
some Mexicans wanted in Snydei
on a charge of theft.
Deputy .lourdan met the Saute
Pc train from the west and ar-
rested three Mexicans who car-
ried a telescope grip filled to tin
hriin with dry goods and sundry
articles which from the mark?
showed they had heen taken from
different stores. Sheriff Holes
and Deputy dralnim arnvet
d.oid noon in an auto and took
the prisoners hack to Snyder.
MOVEMENT AT WACO '
Statewiders Meet in Waco and I
Transact Much Business of
Jy Associated Press.
Waco. T-xas. April 2l.--(Soec.
ial to the Siirnnl ) At a meet ing -(
ol statewi.lers tier- touay in nm
ci.:... r n ;t (1f .
ill.'il the meeting lo
p.;..si f D:.lh ai't saiil a
lm- . f JJL. '
- 0 ;
fllMnHA TRIAL BROKE Vf I
Il Associated Press.
Waterloo. Italy. April -1 .- '
(Special lo the Signal.-- liaetain. 1
Ksposito. til"' witness in the trial
f the Coinorist hr(deii the sit-
iing todav and at t he t lose of his j
testimony in self defense lore nut !
his glass eye and threw it on the
door. Ad jour nt of the judi- I
rial trihunal was forced amid
PRESBYTERY AT FLUVAN- I.
IMA UJOv :
Snyder Gets Next Session of Ab-
ilene Presbytery Meets
.lii.lge 11. H. Patterson returned
last night from Klin anna where
he attended the sessions of the
Ahilene Prcshylerv. A larg- dd-
gation of preachers and elders
f the church were in attendance
every hody were highly elat-
. over the r ption given them
v the people of Fluvanna. Hon-
line church matters were attend-
. to and final adjournment tm.k
plH.e today the delegates pass-
g through Snyder on this after
noon's trim retnrnin to their re-
The next ws.sioll of the Pies-
Mt-rv will I"' held in Snyder
..! dun. Sept ml..-!
jl r r-
rmies or vaL
Marking Time Diaz Resign-
ation Demanded as Price
FIGHT EXPECTED TO
BEGIN THIS EVENING
Both Sides Ready and Fight for
Possession of Border Mexican
City to Begin This Eve.
liv Associated Press.
j .; ')(S(. Texas. April
States Cavalry along the Kin
Crade reports f I r I t i f i j-r at (iiier-
ro Parens and Sanfedo in Cohua-
. .. . . ii.
Iiualo. the ngnting nas oeen
fierce and the federals are report-
rjv.n 0t 0f those towns.
IMader.i holds linn and says there
j iust he fighting before any fur-
; rt.. .mjst
Amies Mark Time
Th(. .mil.s ot- )ijlz flm Madero
Juarez on the nort h west ami west
i Madero still wants reply from
final and only terms for peace.
The l-'edera army is lying en-
trenched in and a round the cit
ami watching everv movement o
1 the rehel
forces iut knowim.'
nor what moment t he
attack will he mad.
It is expeelei
d hv hoth siil
that the general engagement will
.gin this evening hut Madero
has not delinitely tixeil the time
All the I'nited States troops
avaliahle have moved close to the
horder expecting the lighting t..
hegin at any moment. The Semu
Madero is exe-ted to arrive in
luarez today hut it is not expect-
I'd that he will alter his son's res-
.Jul Inn . foeee the (i.H.tillLr
Not a report has heen tired hy
eilher side this morning.
GOMEZ SEEKS ANOTHER
TRUCE FOR FIGHTERS
Representative of Mexican Insur-
rection in United States Wants
Another Adjustment i
Hy Associated Press.
Washington. April -1 (Spec-
ial to the Signal i Senor Come
says the confusion over the peace j Dallas. Texas. April l!l . Spec-
armistice arose over wrongfully ial to the Signal i Judge Me-
interpreting the truce making ef. ! Cormirk antlioried the Interna-
forts which he caused to he in- tional Jt tireat N'oilheiti Railroad
stituted hetween the insitrrii-los rceiver to pay iJ.".(l.(MKI intefst
slid the pederal Hrtiiv. HOW doe.
ComeZ sent H telegram tnday
to Madero asking that further cf-
oris he had lo"kiiui twnf the' tonight at the opera houss-. Some
stahli-slimcnt of a t.r-. 'thing new.
AMERICANS HELD IN PRIS-
ON ORDERED RELEASED
Mexican Government Orders Two
Americans Held at Juarez
to Be Released
l!y Associated Press.
City of e.Mxico. April
Si!riiah-riiitcliisl"'l Hl" Mgnah--I resi-
1 ill Diaz today ordered Kdwui
1'ilatl and l.awrehie Converse re-
leased. These two Ameriean
youths liave heen held ill the fed-
eral prison at .luarez for several
months on a charge t.f violal intr
the new trety laws of the two
countries. It was claimed thai
P.Iott and Converse '.veiv captur-
ed Oil the Mexican side of the
river hut their release lends lo
The capture and imprisonment
these two Americans led lo a long
series of communications hetween
the two governments and was
thought at one time to seriously
threaten a rupture.
NO ATTACK UNTIL
P.y Associated Press
HI Paso. Texas. April -Jl- Sp.
ial lo the Signal i- It is now prac j
:.. . 1 1 ill
11 (.101 in. 11 iii' f'li.i' 1. 11
he made until after miilm-jlM ;i"
it will take that time to l iv- a
reply from the Diaz ( Jovc'inm-nt
The rcheK report that n t u.-.-
can come except
t h nuigh
Reports from Tuskegee Deny
Reports of Negro Syndicate
to Buy Texas Railroad
Hy Associated Press.
Tuskegee. .Ma.. April
(Special to t he Signal - - Tin
piivate .secretary to Hooker T.
Washington the negro eilm-ato.
declared today that the repot:
that Washington was forming
negro syndicate with the ol.e
of attempt inir to huy the Int.-.
national Croat Northern Kail
road that is to he soi May 1-Y
is without foud.itiou.
WILL PAY INTEREST
ON RAILWAY DEBT
Dotl't fail to see Alhcrt Ta h.
ABILENE ADOPTS COM-
MISSION FORM OF GOV'T.
West Texas Town Votes Commi3
sion Form of Government
by Three to One
l!y Associated Press.
Ahilene. Texas. April
. (sPeeii to n. sigai-Thc w
charter pr i v i 1 1 r Ahilene the Cum
I mission form of government v;e
i adopted last night hy a vote o'
I I hree to one.
I STORES BURGLARIZED
3 MEXICANS ARRESTED
About One Hundred Dollars
Worth of Clothing is
Al.oiit ten days ago three Mex-
icans came into town and went
all over toivn. did not seem to !
at work at any place and SheritT
Poles heeame suspicions of them
and saw them go from si ore to
store day after day and yester-
day il was reported to SherilV
Holes that some clothing was
missing and he at once went to
the Santa P.- depot to see if the
Mexieaiis Were still ill town hut
they had .just left. He then tele
iilioneii 10 1 if rmicigh ami na
them arrested and in their p..s-
session was found all of the mis'.
ihg clolhing and also several oth-
er garments that were i i r 1 1 i t i 1
hy the various merchant in town.
The entire amount of clothing
would prohahly amount to ;iIh.1
.1imi.im. The Mexicans are in
GAVE FORTY-TWO PARTY
TO THEIR FRIENDS
Mr- and Mrs- Robert H Curnutte
j Entertain a Party of Their
. r. am .M is. i ' '
llllttc last ev-miig elller'ailieil
tli.it' rcnleito" m Past Snyder a
few of their young friends port
two was the principal g.oio- ol
ill" e enurg. alter w Inch re' r.-.l-
nls were s.'ic Tl
'0l were as :o'!o s is..
Autry. Slerrett. I . cant ha m. Hi'
ami I lamlie ( ip imHe. I ais. v
;-y. Messs W W. Smilh. Pal
-'ost. r. Till III!''. Ilanultioi
io Hov.l. M r. and M r oie-1.
TO CELEBRATE NINETY-
County I. 0 0. F. Association tr :
Be Organized April 2G in
sar.' ol :
sll. .h i-
count V .
Jilt I. is th
he I dd I-
.' e.-'i C
llnv ( .III.
ts.'i W ;l .'. ie
II 1 ot ill a i ly W it I
lodges of tin
who inav l.e HI their midst. A.
the sum.' tunc a distti.t assoem
t ion v :l he orgiiiiieii ot t h
lodges ill Scurry eoimt v. 1 1 a
Dunn and ll. t ml. igh. A puhle
address v il' he delivered at tin
Court House at 1 :! o'clock ol
the evening of April "Jl'th S'.p
ii. .r will l.e served ill the V. W
Smith huilding on Scarlmrougl
street and the remainder t th-
time will he talcn .n degree work
An interesting program ha l.e.-i
tttanged for the occasion.
DEATH OF A WELL-
R. R. Lively of Wewoka Was one
of Most Generally Known
Writers in Southwest
lloldeiiville. Ok. April 10. R.
II. Lively familiarly known H
"Live Wire Dick." editor and
manager of the Seminole Capitol
of Wewoka and one of the most
widely known newspaper writer
of the Southwest died at Wewoka
this afternoon of heart failure.
lie was a native of (Jeorgia nn.1
hail spent years n iTexas and Ok-
lahoma newspaper husincss since
The ahove item wiill hring
much genuine regret to Snyder
people where Mr. Lively lived for
years and was editor of the old
Commir West the predecessor of
the Signal. "Dick" as he was
known h-re. as universally lik-
ed hy our people. He conducted
a newspaper at ("olorado for
many years during the early days
TEXAS CENTRAL SUR-
VEYORS NEAR R0SC0E
I It is reported here that a
party of Texas Central survey-
j oi'.s a re
nine miles sontli east 01
1 1 it I are liea. d for that
town. Tl inplel I. . .of t In
Texas Central of the 'i t as Cell
j a 1
j ..( jls would mean an-
j - k mt. . Snyder.
1 FOUR FOOT RISE
I Deep Creek Rises Four Feet from
Thursday Evening's j-
W. A .1 s he
man. and alri.'ind
I low . w as low ii on
I . ( ( reek
e e i g late U I -1 1 tile
and repoi i . a tour feet
e W at e I I'll III.- (ioW II SO
dlv that i ! I lost a good
t lo- 1 1 . I s'aL.-) out on
.. II.' eleelC. The
J 1 ;I:M
I lie .i-.'l
I ealrl. Ii i
I ! he hanu
ill c.i.'lnle.l up I.l W It hill
s-nv .! r on I lo- so. it h.
I Escaped Convict Recaptured
; P.V Associated .. .s
I ". 'i n. i. . T.'a-. A I"1'! i-'l
i Sp ;.l :.. 'he S'goal -A. L.
j 11.11 .1 W ho .-si ape.) .lilll at this
I place W'eillo s.iav - claw illtg out
the Ul ll I oo a o j . I i i 1 1 g I I'ls.l f
. low 11 hy :i : is
ell.'.t !.. the
i.t:.i. ! today
I I oi ue . w a s
it ho! W.oti
A NOVEL MILITARY OR-
GANIZATION AT GOLIAD
Object is to Rid City of Weeds-
Boys Organize on Mili-
I Assoclat e. I I Y. ss
Coliad. Tex.. Apr.! 'Jl -.Special
to the Signal A level gitn-
lation has lo-eli instituteil hete
I.V the l.os of the town vvl.it!)
Is ol.J.s t the .eliti!v
eily. The hrigade
I hl.oig mililary line
r. ws llll I lie II l'"l III-
ting HnL'.'ole. The luigade h
tlnndv practically ri.l ti e city
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