Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 216, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 13, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL II. NO. 216.
AMARILLO DAILY NEWS THURSDAY. JULY 13. 1911.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Of Murder Charge
FIE!! 01 IN
u 6ii n is
Secretary of Interior Ap-
pears Voluntarily Before
THAT MISSING LETTER
VI.EA KOi: IMMF.HIAIF. lNOCIUY
AS TO -IHCK TO 1HCK"
t TISTI.K I'KOVKS I N.
Pjf Asimcliitml Irss
Washington. 1). r.. Jul 12. Ap-
pearing Involuntarily before the
House Committee on Expenditures
Secretary of the Interior Fisher made
an unsuccessful pica for Immediate
Investigation of the story of Miaa M.
F. A. Abbott a writer relating to
the myst"rtouslv missing "Hick to
Pick" letter from Richard Ryan of
New York to former Secretary of the
Interior Richard A. Halllnger. con-
cerning the Controller Ray lands In
Representative Graham announced
that the lotwr was of secondary Im-
portance hut that the committee
would thoroughly. Investigate the
matter "In due time."
I'tXAMA t tVAI. WORK
r.Koisi m:ii m si aivfh
Washington. IV C. July II. Al-
though the difficulties of the work
Increase a the diggers on the Pan-
ama Canal sot deeper Into the ptlsm
they are more than keeping up their
record. last morth they took out
2.64fiW2 ruhlc yard of earth and
rock which exceeded by Just 7S.R"o
yard the total excavation In May.
This may he explained by th fact
that the rainlall was twice as great
In May an In June.
On the other hand the ccmn
worker who are building tbe treat
locks placed onty 104 "M9 cubic yard
of concrete whlon was 21.S75 yard
less than their Mnv record.
l V M All: ItWK IMxV
Denvir. Col. Jt.l 12 Cur I.. V.
Fm"rt"o president of the Colorado
1'nitkors' psiiv btlon. nil.l'vssins tln '
oponltip seo'on of the tenth aniiuiil
convent I in dt the Ilrown Palace ho-
tel said that Itoyond question the
majority of banker In Colorado were
firmly opposed to the state bank law
passed by the last legislature Not
only wns there opposition to the law
In general but there was esnoelally
bitter opposition to tbe clause provid-
ing for a guarantee for state bunks
The saute opinion xva voiced un-
officially bv several bankers attend-
ing the convention. P fore the con-
vention adjourns it Is practically cer-
tain that a resolution cordemr.lng the
bank guarantee and the entire law
will be adopted. Similar resolutions
were adopted at the assocl.it Inn'r last
convention In tirand Junction and
nt the convention of I In iHnver.
Fxhit lll n Open In Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Man. July 12 The an-
nual Canadian Industrial Fxhlbltlon
was opened today and a largo crowd
was present the Inaugural ceremo-
nies. The exhibition will continue
until Julv 22. Kvery department of
the big how is nell flllol with In-
teresting exhibits. In connection
with the exhibition there I to bo
held an automobile and hrr!e snow
A seven-day speed programme will
be Inaugurated tomorrow.
STATE SINKS IN
Report of Insurance and
Shows Marked Cain
Hpectnl til iM'lv News
Austin. Tex.. Inlv 12.-The KtaV
Department of Insurance anil Hank-
ing todav made public a sta'otnerrt
showing the condition of hanks
and bank and trust companies oper-
ating In Tons.
The statement shows that from
March 7. I'll to .line 7 1M1.
banks with a total capital of $1.-
2."i000rt hae been authorised.
Sox en Institution hnvo dbionttn-
ueil. either by liquidation "v consol-
idation. The combined capital of the s'ato
hnnks Is $?1.r2.rnrt with surnlu
rnd undivided profits aggregating
I .".siVfill. net Increase of 21
b.nk and f ".7'-.71 In capital
Loans have Increased In the satae
period $..! i.ro i Overdrafts de-
ore est d M.:'
WAI.TKK L. FIMIF.lt
Secretary of the Interior.
1INK KAINFAI.I. IX
Chnnnlng. Tex.. Jirty 12. About
one lmh of rain fell otr tV Chan-
n'.ng community last night and this
morning. Peed stuffs are looking
Proposed Free List Clause
to Reciprocity Bill
I5y .XM-Itl press
Washington. 1) t. July 12. Sena-
tor Patkey's free llt amendment to
the reciprocity !i:'l was defeated l
the senate b a latgo malority toditf
Pursti.ng his policy of forclnu the
rtt.l -s i'-' l(r ( p ' '"i't
without delay Scn.-for Penrose urged
Senator PalUy to Introduce wool
tariff xmend-.uent at once. Pailey
did so and the senate adjourned wi'h
the no emlnu nt pending The amend-
ment provides fr a modification of
the wo.M tariff bill recently passed
by the House ar.d places all duties
on raw and manufactured wool at a
fonernl nvraee ot thirty ir cent
"Semi - Hentocrata" Uorrc.weA
lemociat!i" and like terms xxere ap-
plied t.v Itopeblican senator who are
spooning the bill by llevhurn of
Idaho who diilared that he was op-
posd to all amendment and to the
bill Itself because "everv amend-
ment I a splint r off the Republican
flucst iff of protective policy."
Lowry Tells How Sujrar
Trust (iains Advantage
WashinKton l C. .lulv 1
lailroads give or are still forced to
give rebtaes to hlg corporations and
to the detriment of small concern
was the declaration of Frank C. Low.
ry of Now York general salesmen
for the Federal Sugar llcllntrg Com-
pinv bifore the Sugar "trust' Inves-
tigating committee today.
In explanation Mr. Lowry said
that hi company did not receive any
allowance for lighterage In New York
harbor and the Seaar "Trust" doe.
Frank L Noalc a Philadelphia
shipping agent testified thai while
tniltom rates are in oporatlM big
cono"is with ' Indde Information
brought about Intended changes In
rates on which they receive an ad-
vantage In the shape of d ravage
charges which put smaller dealers un-
der a handicap.
"Ka'e are so complicated.'' he
said "that a big concern like tbe
American Sugar Refining Company
must employ a rate expert at a sal-
ary of t-T.ooo a year to 'work out'
the rates or all of Its dlrectots w uld
be foired to go to Jail for violations
of Interstate Commerce laws."
M'KIXXFY OMN IMFS
Spr.-li.t tit lilltV Nf
Dallas. Tox.. Julv 12. Mrs I o-
rena Knlrht wife of Dr. 1 Knight a
w ealthy resident of Mi Kinney died
here this tv.ornlrg as lh" result of
Injurbs received when Ait auto driven
by the Knights collided 'vlth an -i-tcrurhnu
car In Dalian last Similar
Interesting Ceremony Will
Occur at Carnarvon -4
111 FOLLOW TllTiillf TO QUASH FAILS
UTFIt THK KOItMAI. F.VKXT HIF
YOlXG III LKIt-TO-HK Wil l.
(1IIEET W K I. S II
Ry AsmM-lated Press
Carnarvon Wales Julr 12. The
most "Interesting event ensuing on
the coronation Is to occur July 13
namely the Investure of the young
Prince of Wale amid quaint Welsh
surroundings and at the very birth-
place of the first English Prince of
Wales. Fdward. son of Kin? Twjr;
I. and Queen Eleanor
Tradition connected with the n-1
clcnt Welsh casUe of Carnarw 1. 1
where the reremory Is to take plt J
saya that after Edward the T'-rM i
conquest of Wales the Welshmen1- j
fused to obey anv prince appo!ntt i
by the king as recent of the p - lnel -
pallty unles he was born on lt sot!
Queen Kleanor shortly aftervard-
gae birth to a son 'n the astlo
of Carnarvon and thereupon the
king colling the chief of the Welsh
nation tocather. asked them wheth-
or they would obey a prince non.lt t
ed by blm. as he was compelled
leave the country. They nplod It
the affirmative on condition ithu.
the prince a a Welshman. Kdwi.r.i
then punted his own aon. born onlv
a few day before and the Welsh-
men were atlsfled .
Te prince was afterward l'c..
to tbe nation or as man of then as
could cot near enouch to see him.
from that U kTtown a Queen Klea-
nor a gateway. It Is from this gate
way i.t the castbv which h! been
prepnred for the purnw. th."t the
nw P-lnce of Wat. . ... wr his
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... . ... v i -il
W f. !' I ! 1 .- I- t . J '
'I. -j' - .'
The king and (jiiecn with the
voting rr'm'e. are to travel front Ire-
l.i 1. 1 to Holyhead In the roval yaiht
tnd nttcr'vnrdji bv special train to a
small station two miles from this
city wnere tney altgl.t. T!""-e ai
number of state carriages aro to ho
waiting them a-d a prci-esslon. es-
orted to the cpy bv cavalry frm
Entering the walled cltv b the
north road they pass throiu-' the
main street to th great castle nre.
wnere the n avor and civic ' ials
receive them nnd tesint low1 ad
The royal party then separi'. the
Prince of Wales preceding hi par
cuts to the castle bv a fevv m i utes
and enters the ancient forfi-s by
the water ante. be pass. Into
the castle h!s stat dard I hoi-' .1 on
the Fagle's Tower whore It N said
he fir--t Prince of Wales wns l orn
althouch the story has onl' -'adl-tior
to support It.
The kltte and ipteen follow a'"tost
Imnied'atelv and on their appeal mce
at the war cate the royal s' n lard
takes the phue of that of the V imv
Two sititei nf apartment imvos-
ed to hae been occupied long i-atn-rl-'R
before by F-lward I. a ! his
o.ueon. had boon prepared fo- hel'
n'.ajnst'es and the young prln and
to thoo thev retire In order ' robe
the.nselve for the preat st.at cere-
mony. The public assemblage Is sev.d on
spwlal'v erected stagings ected
round the interior of the castle alU
A Meat bodv of t-oop Is sis. to be
drawn up surrounding a platt m In
the eiMiter cf the Immense coe' yard.
The Kcval Welsh choir consb- ng of
400 voices performs the mush r part
of the programme with a sele. on of
The roval partv having : .bed
forms two processions In their mart-
ments the king and queen wltti their
suites In the flM and the i'rlnce
of Wale with his supporter 'a the
The king and nticen then'.' pro-
ceed to the raised platform in the
courtyard as they appear In the open
air the choir slnrlng "Cod s.e the
King." Then fol'ows the ore. .-sslon
In M-hlr-h lint nrlnirt n tlw ... nlr.lt
- - '" ..ni
figure and as he approaches h rny.
al parents the choir slr.gs ' (oil bless
the Prince of Wales" and th. Pub.
I lie give a salvo of ringing cheers.
The formal ceremony of lnvest.
ture Is then carried out. the orlnc
bendlne down In hi surcoa'. cloak
and mantle of crimson velvet while
the ktrs placed a crlmscn vol. e ovt
ornan;ente with ermine on h's heail
Ills nialestv then crowns htm with
a coronet as a token of prln. inallty
put Mi his hand a golden xerae as
(Continued on Fase S
Brothers Face Charge of
Murder in Los Angeles
HtitSHTTlOX AM lFFF.XF Ml
FFU OVFR TIIIAI. lTi:
WHICH Wll.l. RF SFT
? AmiiwUtnl Press
txs Angeles Cal Juiy li. lohn
J and lame P McNamara todav
pleaded not guilt to nineteen cbarg-
e of nu'der In connection with tbe
alleged dynnmltlns of the plant of
'He I.os Angeles Timet.
After lude Ford well overruled
trotlnna to quash the Indictment.
I John J. MoNnnura slso plea ld not
guilty to a charee cf complicity In
connection with the explosion li the
I .lewcllvn Iron Work
The trial date til be doterml')"d
Frldnv mornlnn. T he.. prosnuMon
nts the trial to begin xupist 1
hU the defense prefers IVeember 1.
i.i i iM b i.n F.ii
5ee(nl l Ivillv NVwn
l'eaumont Tex. Julr 12--tounfy
Judge Wilson this morning refused
ti prsrt ait1lcatlois fr license to
three liquor dehors who filed amend-
ed petitions settlne ttp tho .illegal Ion
that State Comptroller Lane had fail-
ed to alio- them perm'ts or to give
reasons for refusing them.
sT Foi CAPTAIN
Ixdan's U-fire Inqulrr Thai Mad
lli Orlr 1en Kolbevt d Steam-
er Would Not Have Wrel.d.
l;r IW; ..... n
..... ... I ii"vi mi- nii-.m-.i .biii-
V'"' o0"" toi'av assumed nt tie
. ..... 1
l'. it' luf l i li. v no.it nil Itllil rtlliw
lo last Frldav sml fm the k.-ot.lng of
passenger on board for thirteen
hr.'trs after the steamer had struck
These :!i--c?ieer were fln&llv taken
off In a high sea ind nffer-d great
''aiitat Karl asserted that he had
not boon called when a hundred miles
off the point a he had directed and
that had his direction been follow-
ed the wreek would not have occur-
red Farls said that he left tlie-o In-
structions with Second Officer Haw-
son who was drowned
I.I M Tt t.FT
St. VtorM- irg Julv 12.-- 1' is an-
nounced that th" famous cm; to of
the late Count Tolstoy Y.vmav
lolvana. near Voscow where the
great Kusian writer lies buried is
to he pur' -based from the fan.ilv bv
tbe Iv.issian government for '.0.-
000. The m alter was put before the
council of ministers hv the tnitilter
of finance and met with no objec-
tions. The piess comments on the Irony
of fa'o. After ali Ins dennmlation
of property and lng veirs of vtrrg-
;:le against the government. thU
verv giivertimont iiiim Imv.- sn.l tak
iossesvion not only of Tolstoy's fam-
ily mant-ion and gro'in.'s. but o' his
very bones as well
(cinglii liditor In s'ln.
CirtersvPle. lia . lulv 12 The
twentv -fifth annual no cling o.' the
Oeort'a Weekly Pros- Association
met he-re todav and was calltd to
order by President . S. Ilittiy of
t'.almsv llle. The meeting will con-
clude tomorio'v with the election of
office) s for the v-.ir.
FIP.M II I F
IX sX AVfOMO
t. N- s
San xntotilo. Tex. lulv 1 2 --The
flr-'t hale of of. a of the se isu ;n
Hexar and Atas o-a co-in'li on f 1
here this morning It weighed '' '
and A I at I
1'nsetiietl ;ni. I probable lowers
M T H m . v " ' I' :
Maxim iu . s N' : ntmvitn ... T
Max. I Mii . . mi Mm. l:!'
W a-'imgton I oM'cit.
Washington. V '. ''v 12 For
West Toas f'ctierall. !ii - Thur.;o
except showers in the northern por-
tion. Fridav ptoh.ihlv fair
r : ti
I ' t . LI I
Var? 'p V'S
1 A j
JOHX J. MrNAMWIA '
TAX IS FAVORED
New York Assembly Adopts
v V ..int.1 prrns.
Mbany. N. Y Julv 1 :. Nov.
York State's approval of a Fet.eral
Income tax was given this afternoon
wh'-n the Assembly adopted t evolu-
tions rat'fylng the proposed amend-
i A .he -vi-'itui of the I't.hrd
States S i
Tln Senate svera? weeks ago ap-
proved the measure and fodav's ac
Don brln-.'s th total ni'u her f
strtes ratitdtig the measure tin to
X tabulation Is declared to have
shown however that the necessary
thlrtv-flve states to assure the de-
s'red amendment is out of the cues-
tifitt this year.
tiatheiing f I toy Scouts
Coonet'stovvn N Y.. July 12 - Th
first national encampment of the I'oy
Scuts of America opened or the
shores of (Usoijo Lake todav. t con-
tinue until lulv 1
President of Frisco Lines
Predicts Great Develop
ment of Section
S. el 1 1 tmlv Si.
Hereford. Tx . July 1 2 H F
Yoakum president of ili Frisco
Kuilwav Company is bete todav look-
ing over the Irrigation project in
compativ with W. S F.nglish of
Washington. 0 C and f'oo I r.:sh-
of of t'ord. !'. nkl iho-tta. he n tak-
en out to the McPona'd vvella north
of town. Mr Vngllsh Is with the !
S Hepnrtment of Ai b tilt uro an. I Mr
Mshop is connectei with the Sti.fe
1 lepartnient of Agriculture of Okla-
homa. These gentlemen were highly
pleased with the 'l wells here and
sav there -s no question but what we
have solved the A.a'er problem
Mr. Yoakum expressed himself as
" erv Turner has been tellitu; me
about voir cte.it wells bote and 1
must sav that thev are even better
ti.. . f. presented th.MU to be
am especially Impressed with
the quantity nna'ltv and clearnesh
of this water. It taste verv mm li
like r.iin water and 1 should tinlge
Is excellent for Irrigation purposes
"I am also Impressed with the rh li-
nens of vour soil Yon certainly have
an Ideal proposition hero. nn 1 see
no reason why you should not make
it a grand success."
Hereford has boon honored In the
past tn dava with visits from the
leidlng off dials of the Santa IV
Koi k Island and Frisco Railway Companies
Scores Injured and Hun-
dreds Missing in Strick
MORE TOWNS IN PERIL
OOMtKV CITV SI UKOVXIFI. TLS.
HALF WIPFHOFT X) KKL.
SO AllMM TO
GAUNT FAMINE STARES
Trains Hushed to flstlalo lHstrlct to
Iti ir g Out Thousands lu Are
My AssiH-lutl Tress.
Toronto. 0:it July 12. As a re
mit of forest fires which are weep
ing unchecked through Ontario it
least fifty live are lost manv have
ben inlured. hundreds are mlsatag.
and It is feared that scores of these.
lll he Included In the final list ot
Fifteen men were drowned at South
Porcupine vvhen thev were driven
Into the lake by denae clouds of
sn.oke and a rolling wave of f're.
Two men were burned to death tt
Eldorado mine and another nt th
Fnlted Porcupine Mine.
Cochrane South Porcupine and
Pittsvllle are destroyed.
A train heartur tx hundred wo
men and children was rushed out ot
Cochrane this morning.
C.ohlen Cltv 1 now surrounded by I
Part ot Tlsdale has been wiped out
and two special trains are rushing to
bring out four thousand people who
are faittg starvation in tbe Tisdalo
Th- town of '''f a ahardonel
to the htin-er cf IV Wlr1oilu". uCUr
a figu lasting lnt fiuldujr. '
M UM: TOWN IS !l i;Ti;
THIinV I'M Ml I IKS IMMI.'I.FSS
South Wntcrliiiro Pr; ile.ilK- WIimhI
Out by Forest Flr- Which bi
ll.nt litiw tv lnmic.
! V--...-I ii.
lli.l':! .r.u-.l Xl.iini. tut. ii r-i
practically wlt-ed out South Water-
K.. .... I ....
"in iti.iiiy nr. i mimes are still rns
Inir 111 thrt u im.l j 1 1 ....nf .... I n - -J
w'n Mi'ls w ith tot xl dostrni Urn
r stiinates. pi to tiie )roii'ry Ir.saea
' $1" ' ' :u St 'n at . I re. and
the tiiuber loss wl'l be much moro.
Thirty '.null!" have been driven
from their home.
Nor VKY's 'oMMl-sn
ol . t FOCI KIT SEAT
Si ' to 1 . 1 1 v w
A.is'in. Tex.. Julv 12 'n an opin-
ion handed .lo.n todav Acting Attor-
ney t'.ono l Waltna'l held that
r. -mho. o th Te: t. oiilatiire who
accept; fh off e of :icirv public
therein- p rf-its his se;it in the gia
The qii.istioti cam up on the np-
plbat'on of 1 I Aston representa-
tive from t.ravson t'-uititv. for con-nits-i.m
BIG FI LOSS
Damage Kstimated at $15
OOOIn Hunt County
r. v i a t i ei.
C.re.-iv:!ie. Tex . lulv 12 - The of-
fpes ot oral cltv of'icials wero
(lamati d e.ir'v todnv by smoke aad
water iron. tre in the S.'hlff build-
ing on 1 s'roet
Th Vievauder Shoo Cotnn.iny tit
whose tore the blare oiwina'od and
li N White duller in ents Iur
nilmii; .-oo!- wete the heaviest los-it-
lie tot.il .ws Is o.tuiiated at
? I li.' ''O.
West iicln.i ll.tr Meeting.
oYI'lt" Sulphur Springs W. V'a..
luiv l.' The West Virginia Par As-
sociation began tt t w en tv seventh
annua! ti.eetingtt here today with
large and representative attendances.
"1 he priniipal feature of the open-
ing notion this tiu.rnlng was the ad-
dress it tie president W. W. Hugh-
es ot Web li. The convention will
t lose n it h a banquet tomorrow night.
IN GREEN! L
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