Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 186, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 8, 1911 Page: 1 of 4
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AMARILLO DAILY NEWS
AMYIULLO TK.TAS. Tlll'lWntV. IV SK H mil.
v l. n. no. uw.
rmcn fivk cexth.
DUTii-DEALine iraiE in
ID! CAPITAL TURNS MV OF
EXPECTED REJDICIUG TO GLOOM
Sixty-three Killed Seventy fivef Injured
and Property Loss Totals Many
Thousands of Dollars
SHOCKS WORST EXPERIENCED III LAST TWENTY YEARS
Greatest Loss of Life Occurs
Being Included in U
By Associated Presa.
Mexico City. June 7. Sixty-three people killed aeventj r In-
jured and property low of inary thousands of dollars are results t an
earthquake which rent the capital this morning and Injected a titte of
tragedy Into what was expected to bo a day of unalloyed rejoicing.
When the ruins and debris are thoroughly searched It Is likely
the llttt of dead will bo greafly augmented.
The shock lasted for a period of four minutes beginning at 4:30
o'clock and were the worm experienced here In twenty years.
More than halt the dead are accounted for are soldiers caught be-
neath falling walls of the barrack. Six were also killed at the city
power plunt. The casualties were confined to a smalt .r.a.
No property of Amelrcan resident was daiuav.
Twelve women the wives of artillerymen lost their IDs lives In the
The bodies of thirty soldiers were recovered.
The buliainir in which the greatest number of doMhs occurred was
an old structure with tuln walls. The wall fell away and the roof
crashed down on sleeping men and women.
A number of other buildings were wrecked.
Koaring Cheers Announce
Arrival of Liberator in
By Associated Press.
Mexico City June ". denernl
Franclsro I. Madero Jr. was given
vociferous greeting on his arrival
here this morning.
The arlval of the Madero train
was announced by roaring cheera
from thousands that pakxl the en-
closure In front of the railroad sta-
tion lined fences and the walls of
houses at every point affording a
View of the famous liberator.
Ilnuijuets and wrentha of flowers
vere strewn in the pathway of the
coach In which Onenil Madero and
IiIh wife were driven to the palace.
They were encoded by magnificent
tioi-.ornl Madero addressed an Im-
mense throng here tonight lie was
lslblv aflertnl by the greeting r-
corded him. He spoke enthusiasti-
cally of hi meeting with provisional
president Do La Hurra and express-
ed hltnclf as confident that perfect
harmony will prevail.
M Alit HINti l-'Ull NFt.llO
By Associated Press.
rort Worth Tex.. June ".--Pohmm
Hre lurching for a ngro who earl
thU morning entered three homes on
the south side. The negro was imre-
toot'd and his feet were bleeding.
V i tkhtimoxv of fair-.
thlngton D. C June 7. Kl-
Wy executive head of the
States Steel Corporation tes
tator the House committee
(odsy contradicted the tea-
John W. dates ot the ef-
oreatt of Andrew Carnegie
'val railroads and tuba
Induced J. P. Morgan to
lc steel combination
it Roosevelt's refusal to
the absorption of the
11 and Iron Company
f "great construct he
braver" ( Hj.
Mich. June 7
.crowds ever rath-
Vlty was on hand
ring of the Stati
Ml the I nuil
v by large dele-
i exeA lsen were
id'.owed br an
1 held tomor-
re drills on
in Barracks Twelve Women
Ill IISJTJ TEXAS
Corn Crop Will Be Total
Failure Unless Rain
t.v Aanoclnted Press.
Dallas. Tex.. June 7. Cotton Is
dolus well throughout Northeast
loviut iturlnff tho n resent drv. hot
weather but other crops are on the
erge of serious damage according
to reports by wire today from Asso
ciated rres correspondents tnrougn
nut tha drouth region.
Corn la the crop which Is threat
ened w-Uh greatest damage although
In aome places It still has a short
margin In whit h timely rain will as-
sure pond yield.
Most points hve plenty of stock
water though a few arc beginning to
feel the pinch. In Itenion county
It Is feared that the corn Ions will
to total unite rain comes wttbin
a tew days.
AMFNDMFXT WILL P.K
MLl.FP SAYS PF.lt(i:.
Washington 1). C June ".- Fol-
lowing four hours of discussion on
the Canadian reciprocity bill by the
i-ena'e flnnnee committee In execu-
tive Hslon today Chairman Penrose
expressed the eplnlon that the
amendments adopted by the commit-
tee would be killed on the floor f
This was the first day of execu-
tive consideration of the bill and
was without result In so far as vot-
ing on the measure or amendments
ITAII HANK CAslllFIt
II FLU I P ItY ItonilFllS.
Hy Associated Press.
Tooele Ftah. June 7. S. I.
Fchaefor cashier of the Tooele Com-
mercial Rank was bound and gagged
at & o'clock this evening by two rob-
bers who escaped on horsea with
I'l.OOO of tha bank's money. Pocket
are In pursuit of tha robbers.
Scbaefor was alone when the hold-
up occurred and the robbery was not
discovered for an hour.
I .ocn I I oreenst.
tienerally lair today.
At 7 a. tn. ... fit At 7 p. m.
Maximum . . . 2 1I0 Max
M.nlmum ...(!! 1 S 1 0 Mtn
Wnahlncton. 1 C June 7. West
1'exaa: Fair and continued warm
Ihursday; showers and cooler at
nliiht or Frldsr In extreme northern
portion fair elsewhere.
Are Reported in
Dy Associated Fresa.
Quanah Tex. June 7. The dis-
covery of two cssee of pellagra has
been reported at Odell Wilbarger
County. The sufferers are an aged
nun and bU daughter and the caaes
ar far advanced.
CAPTAIN SI I KM HATOIKTT
1HF.S AT YF.UXOX.
Ey Associated Tress.
Vernon Tex. June 7. Captain
Shera K. liatchett who served
through the Civil War under TJen-
eral Cabell died her today aged
64 years. He wes tax colector of
Wilbarger county and a prominent
Rev. J. S. Barvus Named
for Head of College at
SpeUl to The News.
Plainview Tex. June 7. At a
meeting of the Hoard of Trustee
yctterday Rev. J. Sam Hurcua was
elected president of the Seth Ward
College. Me has accepted and
Hishop Atkins has trnnhferred him
to the Northwest Texas Conference
and appointed him to the Presldoiry
of the College. In a letter to t e
potior of the Methodist Church lae
Itlshop expresses himself as being
much Interested In the'school and
wishes It great success.
The new president Is a graduate
of Southwestern Fnlverslty and has
filled manv responsible positions In
Ms Church lie was prealden. of
the Clarendon College for a few
years and made it a success. He
m pro tenner In Southwestern I'nl
Teraliy tor several years and did
Kood work there. t the time ot
his election he was Presiding F.lder
of the Cisco District tn the Central
Texas Conference. He will move to
Plainview and take charge of the
Last Sunday la.fiOO were ralsel
for the school next year. The school
will be put In good condition. The
campus has been laid off for a park
and about ten acrea will be Im-
proved. It Is tho Intention of those Inter-
ested to make Seth Ward College
park the most beautiful place on the
"I " CMMFX KMKXT
Columbia. 8 C lone 7. Manv
students received diplomas and de-
grees todnv at the annual commence
ment of the Fntverstty of South
Carolina t.ewla W. Parker of
Ore n llle delivered the annunl ad
dres to the graduating clasc.
nbHerve the Onrinn' llinliday.
St. I'eicrsburc. lime 7. The Km-
press'a thtrty-nlrth birthday nnnl-verrai-v
w'hk olnired as a general
holiday throughout tic- emolie to-
da v. The health of her Imperial
MaleMy Is officially Mated to be bet-
ter than for some time past.
CM1 Sen lit" Connnllnn.
Madison. Wis.. June 7. The Na-
tional Vsemblv of Clvl! Service Com-
missions which is composed of the
Federal chll ser Ice i ommlssloners
and th civil service commNrlonert
of several statei and numerous
clf.es began Its biennial inciting in
this cltv today.
W. E. I). Stokes Target for
Three Bullets In New
Hy Associated Press.
New Nork June 7 W. K. D
Stukea tho wealthy owner of the
Hotel Ansonla on upper Hroaday
was shot three tlniia tonight.
Police av after an Investigation
tht It Is admitted than Fthel Con-
rad an artist and Lillian Cirahnm.
an actress had a hand In th af-
fair. Stokow wa nhot In the right thigh
and Ior and the calf of the 'ft. (K.
I he wo'inda are serloun but not con-
si. P-red dangerous.
Stokes' lawyer says that Slokes
W"t to the room of the younit wo-
men to run down charge that thiv
ha I certain letters which he had
written and for which they had de-
The Uraliatu woman. It la alleged
had a revolver. Stokes In said u
hne grappled with her for posses-
sion of tbe weapon and the shoot-
lug Is supposed to have followed.
Oil HH. TUIFF
Underwood Attacks Payne
Aldrich Bill and
HKMWKATIC l.i:.lF.P. CIIIU.KS
that tariff 1mar1 is
i:ffisix(j to wvua.f.
By Assocl&ted Press.
Washington. I). C June 7. An
unusually bitter controversy cropped
out In tbe beginning of the wool
tarlf'j'ebate In the House of Rep-
Douoi ratio Leader Vndcrwood de-
voted tha entire afternoon to an ex-
planation of tha proposed revision
of the wool tariff attacking the
Payne-Aldrich tariff law and the Re-
He was met at almost every stage
or hii argument by former Chairman
Payne now ranking Republican on
tho Ways and Means Committee and
by other Republicans who question-
ed his statement.
I'mlerwood during the course of
his argument declared that the
American Woolen Company dictated
the action of the Republican Con-
gresa on the wool tariff.
He said that If 'the present tariff
board goes on for ten years as It Is
gjing on at present we would not
get enough Information on the wool
schedule to writ a tariff bill."
He aald that he was convinced
t'nnt "either the board refused to
give up the facts we called for. even
with th President's sanction or
else the board has wasted a quar
ter of a million dollars In Its work.'
i. i:iiiu tiitoi i for
XF.W HANK HUI.HIXU
Lubbock Tex. June 7. The
ground Is being cleared for the be-
ginning of work on the ncw building
to he erected by the First National
hank cf thla place. Thia building
K b built of brick and two etorlet
fTuTn. The first faioc -III ! nccu-
pttd b the bank a drug store and a
larbersliop and one other concern
the nature of which has not been di-
vulged as yet. The second ory to
be cut up Into office rooms.
UACO Pl.AXMXt; TO
foment ion of Sfite AwoeUtlou
Will He (Mniil In M.1illan
Capital on June i!0.
Special to The News.
Waco Tex. June 7. On Tuoa.lay
June 20 the state meeting of the
Texas Firemen's association will be
opened In this city The convention
wll Ibe In session three daya. and
the gatherings will take place In the
.Vujestlc theater A very Interest Ing
program has been arranged and a
1 irge attendance is expected.
Some time aco the local arrange-
ment commiMce whs named and
tlmse who comprise It have been plv-
ii.g their attention to all the details
la connection with tho big meeting.
M tnv courtesies have been piann-d
f'r tho entertainment of the dele-
gate and their ladles and mm. of
tlu-se Will be nuite elaborate.
liacis will be nrrangul while the
sta'ctronvontlon of the firemen Is In
progress here ai.d a water dlsnlav
will very likely be gixen on the pi. ii
Waco will extend a most hearty
wi Iconic to the initlng firemen.
Tl i v bac held manv state eonven-
tloi a here In the paM. and they look
fie ivard to the. meeting with ::reat
pb-isiin-. W. T. Hunt of Dublin. Is
ITisldent and I. 1M S b:iiit '. of D.il-
1 is 's Secretarv of the state organiza-
Swindlers Use Fake
Treasury Issue to Dupe
Victims in West
Ity Associated Press.
Washington. D C. June 7-
ne get-rlch-ulck si heme remark-
able for Its Ingenult) Is being sue
cesvfullv operated on the Phiific
C-i.t through the mail. Is said to
rc... h as far ent as New- York
S"cret nervbe m -I aie at oik on
IroHpcclive victims hti- '"II tliit
th I tilted States government i
sli..tt of inonev ar.d to mod a on i
the Trev mry miarti.n id nuietlv
tioatlng ..n Immense Ik--u of na-
tion d bank notes
It Is represented that a coterie of
N' M pi K fltl.HM il II I" I did' I
taVen to rcwtlte the Iss'ie. w'n.l i-
ctleiiil iitnis o'. a '-'sn of t.ftv
ii !" cent. Th" fwlndb-i exb.bit I
Ki .iiilne fr.e ! I i e n .i'i n.i hanl.
lio'e as a s i" ' le of tin- i" '
il la statisl that scleral citizens in
Si.iltle have been doped to
ti nt of five li iii licl to n thousand
Ooilurs fi h
Han Weds Youngest
Daughter of Bryan
Cy Associated Press.
Lincoln. Neb.. June 7. Mlsi
Grace Jtexter Hryan yawn gent daugh-
ter of William Jeuntngs Hryan and
Richard l.cwls Hargreavcs. a young
business man of Lincoln were mai-
rldtoulght Pt Fain lew the Hryan
The wedding was the cut ml nation
cf genuine !ove affair. Hoth par-
tio to the contrail were born and
reared In Lincoln.
KK.XT COI XTV ItAXCIIMW
IUF.S OF tlF.AUT FAII-I KE.
Py Associated Press.
nyder Tex. June 7. Holry
Uriwn a wealth ranchman of Kent
county died suddenly this morning
ot bean failure.
Speaker at Boston Urges
Complete Revolution of
By Associated Press.
Poston Mass. June 7. A com-
plete revolution In the treajment of
misdemeanants and petty offenders
throughout the I'nlted State was
proposed by Dr. Frederick Howard
wines statlelan of the Hoard of
Administration of State Institutions
of Illinois at the opening session of
the national conference for chart
Ilea and corrections.
Dr. Wines characterized the aver
age county or municipal lall In this
country as a school for crime a cess
pool of moral contagion a propagat
Ing house of criminality a feeder
for tho penitentiary a public nui
sance aoi.d a disgrace of modern
civilization. The public Indifference
to the tltuaton he attributed partly
to Ignorance. "The county official
he said "do not know what a Jl'
shmilc be and the people Co not
know what tin Ir jails really are. In
plain Anglo-Saxon the truth la hat
wherever -here ex km local graft and
political dishonesty the county pri-
son N Its center and Its stronghold.
The sheriff or the Jailor makes a er-
sonnl profit from crime by charging
a per diem for board for prlsones.
and bv the receipt of foes for lock
Ing and unlocking the Jail doors.
That profit Is a live wire. No local
politician possibly no member of
the legislature or even of the state
administration dares monkey with
"We have substantially won the
fight for the reformatory state pri-
son and the Intermlnate nentence be-
cause we concentrated our fire upon
a vulnerable point and made evervMhe dh.slons existing In the church
shot tell. In attacking the count; Ul Coniiih. through tbe mediation
Jail nvstem we have pursued tbe on-
ponue policy. ve nave acuressea
our arguments and remonstrances to
the county authorities of whom
there are In round numbers I. Sort
sets. Instead of to tbe legislative hod-
Ion of which there nre less than M).
Vi have iilead.-d for new JaiN. bet-
ter JalN. when vvc should have ile-
pmn'ted their replacement bv prison
'owio-d and controlled by tbe state
and tin ir emancipation from local
political control with It petty and
! ' Tlieie was a time wb'-n local ion-
trol vn- necc-iary and proper be:
that was long ago Today the county
orison !s an anacl ronlstn We Im-
n irti'.l It with other institution! -
froiv Fucland. but conservative Knc-
land has outgrown I' and dates th-
diviii of Hs regeierate prison sit-in
fr-'in the ve:ir of Its aboil' . n
Tl ite Is no good Mid S'lfflclmt ! i-
sin vi I v the Ft.itc wl.ich ena-M a
Mttiiitial code niih Its defln'tiiii of
1 1 rime lis prihilitlon anil Its en-
:tes nbou'd .vssutne fie custody and
cire of tie man comtntted to pn
son for thru- vears ilil rcfii-- to
recognise Its respon-iH 'Ity for th"
man rcntemed for thr--e months
abandoning him to the haphazard
m rcles of the Inferior Jurisdiction
which Is certalnlv dishornst It Is
pot the matestv of tbe county hut
that or the state which calls for vln-
I dtcation. The sepcrvlslon of crime.
let It take what form It may. la
tho business of the slate The state
should name -vnd It should hsve ex-
clusive authority ever to the execti-
five agents to whom It entrustn the
disi'i.hrce of this supreme govern-
"The one hope of enlightened
progress In dealing with the prob-
lem of crime Is ti e overthrow of the
jcountv lull svstem To this end we
leust dire.-t our energy With the
i Mate once In command ther can be
! no eesMon but It will find a w-.;v tn
rl.-ht tbii w rons nud remedy the evils
wiihh I'-bere In the nreeent organl-
?aili.n and manngetnent of minor
i n. sl F tF vr ll;
1IMP.Fi: IN sol III 1F. s
Division. Tct . June 7. - For
'nearlv seven million dollars. J I.
Thompson sold to the Long-Hell
Lumber Company of Kansas (ity.
one nnd one half Mlllon feet of
I s'and'ng timber n the neighborhood
of Di inette Trinity and New Wll-
Proves Special and Interest-
ing Feature of Second
ADDRESSES OF WORTH
I'll. WILLIAMS shiKE )X "PU'ri
Till: WUITFK" AXI PUS.
JOXKS AXIl MoOONWELL
Yesterday marked the second dar
of the Panhandle Hible conference la
thla city and following a prayer and
praise aervlce of half an hour Rot.
F.ugene Salee conducted a mlaalosi
study ha having recently returne
from China. Rev. Mr. Salee ta ac-
companied by his wife aud thla aft-
ernoon she will address the ladle
on the work among mission sub-
jects In the foreign field. '
Dr. Charles 11. Willlama next
claimed attention for a spaoa of am
hour on "Paul the Writer." It la
Impossible to conceive of a clearer
exposition of tho writings ot tho
Apostle poul than that furn!sh4
by Dr. Williams. His style ls clear
and lucid with an ample showlnjr
of research and preparation.
The letters of St. Paul were them
taken In their order with special ref-
erence to the subjects treated ahowa
In their sequences and relations to
roii.it n conditions rxlaxing at tha
ttnie the great man moved aroonc
his fellows (ialatlans was the first
to receive attention. The speaker
called attention to the fact that thla
letter lacked the usual or at least
the not common opening ot saluta-
tion tbe writer getting at once Into
the task of offsetting Judalters who
bad annulled his teachings claiming
that the works of Paul were not
those of an .apostle and that he bad
not received his suthorlty as had
tho others. It was In defense against
this style of accusation that a por-
tion of the book or letter to tha
Uilatlan. wis confined. Paal
showed thro igh this letter that bta
anostleahin frorj m-yy v;it .
Tern tbe L I reeoiiil
K"t not suit J or theolog
ivter but raV' that he had
ion to rectlfv RMiie of the workssSJnj
teachings of the Mpostle whoeo per-
sonal contact vith the Christ wan
- J'.iltlfi- Ni'r. :tv t:!'h thrt redemp-
tlon frou. ..e death of the law's
condemnatlon and the life baned up-
on the Gospel of Christ next re-
ceived attention ot Dr. Williams and)
were followed admonition to bear
one another's burdens Dr. Will-
iam e. Uiincd in leaving the ros
nideratlon of this: "(ialatlons Is tha
heart e Paul s doctrine."
f irst Cnrlnthluns was the next ot
claim -Mention In opening part at
which Paul galnm Information ot
of the ipune ei inioe touching up-
on perton ;i iifierty tne nnerty ee
f the t cffMDr. Wil-
liams on l the great kiiusTfV-lB .
which tl lattir said: "If eating
meat c my bruher to o'iind I
will cat .... i..urt nuat while tha
world Mtti.ls." showing that Paal
reci'gni-ed that there Is a duty to
the N.-k. r or erring brother that
nun t ike its course In the life of
one no1 iLii.i t so much to err or
to hum in cskne".
Ci 'i i-i then ilewn to the K.th
vha : :1.1s letter the minister
sai l it ;m a trlbete to love basing
tl iN!eshin ui'on: ' And now
!:' H Intl. hope charity thee
but tie gre.iteni of these la
. ' uit love." 'linn ranie Pa til 'a
. mini for the offeung in behalf of
"io f-i;cts in III" brotherhood and
'l-e .inker fi.Ilovvn' in'o the seiond
lo'li' 'I('i;mi to the church at
' ir : ' t ' Aii iin introdu' torv be cava
I1" ot tlie s lud.irs of this ago
a t I'io pine from which tho
ipi.-tle was written the actuations
a'ol en' irontin nts of 'he writing.
j and f dlownl in short f'nc with tha
' sula-tai!" e of the li t t r Its relation-
'ship to conditions then and the liv
ing le .tm for the present age. Dur
Ing tint portion of the talk were
. trtraied the sending of Tnua to
Corinth and I'aul s apif-eheiihiona
misgivings suit troubles during the
pendency ot the negotiations at the
hands of the mediator sent. Thee
came the description of Joy of glad-
ness and almo-t exultation whee
Paul found through a meeting with
Titua that the church had sKnindl
the doctrines which be promulgated.
Later or with the advancement
of this letter came a talk on coU
bilious- How and for what. Thla
it- turn was followed by a renewal
of the defence of the nOf t loehlp
b. d I'pon his sufferings lor the
sake i i Christ A glim pie given
Irt.i tl " Informlt li-K. the visions rev-
elation and messages accorded
IV n I.
The book of Komans i-r the letter
to the thorch at Home now receiv-
ed a briif review nt the hands of
Dr Uilllims He called this pro-
iluition Pauls master piece and de
ch'ie.l that It sciniilate and glow.
b. -i'll'i:: will; truth with teaching.
doclilne and logic This letter waa
! declared to have been written Just
p'lor to the Pnprlsonmi nt of Paul
In .lert'salom. was dii tared to set
j f-'rt'i the Krcit doctrines ot the
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