Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 313, Ed. 1 Friday, November 3, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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MPAY NOV. S 1911.
mine fivk cKvra.
- hno. six A
SNOW HI SIEEI
Cold But Busy Second Day
of Conference at
RlSKOI AXOl'(15i TRANNFKRS
AM) CLASSES ARK KI.FCTkl
to okdf.rm or ukacons
Wl In Oailr Nrv
Plalnvtew. Nov. 2 Snow and aloet
and a hitter wind greeted the North
west Texas conference of the Metho-
dist Fplscopal church South In Its
second dav session here.
The report of the Educational Com
mission of Texa Methodism was read
to the conference at the morning
sraslon. It gave a full account ct
what had been done toward unifying
the educational Institution ot Texas
Methodism. Rev. J. O. Putmao Rev
0. S. Stover and Hon T. F. Turner
of Amarlllo and Hon I.. U. HawklrrY
of Vernon will be elAted trustwli
from this conference.
The Hlrthop announced the follow-
in? transfers to this conference:
C. W. Sheerer .1. Sam Rareua. W.
. I. Caurhron and Geo. Snnllwood
from Central Texaj Conference. T.
8. Parous from the Io Angeles con-
ference T.. F. Williams and 0. R.
Carter from the Oklahoma confer-
The conference has a large num-
ber of d stlnguNhed visitors includ-
Inr Pr F. N. I'arker Oeneral Secre-
tary of the Kpworth League Nash-
ville. Trnn ; Pr. Hyer snd Pr Roai
of the Cithern Methodist Univer
sity; Pr. Duncan from Fort Worth;
Dr. MIxan from Waco; Ir. Etoce-
wall Anderson General Secretary of
Led mi r."'teVlnn Pr John M
Moore eeneral Secretary of Home
Minion Or. A. J. Weeks. Assist
ant Homo Ml-I'n Soiretary In charge
Of Texas work; Hr. Rankin editor
of the Tex Christian Advocate. Pr
Frank Scny and Ir. C C. Co.lv of
the Southwestern I'nlverslty and Dr.
F. P. Culver of the Polvteehntc col-
lece. Dr. I nrVer and Dr. Anderson
addrersed the conference toilny.
The class of the fourth ye.u was
called snd hnvln passed an approved
examination on the course of Mudy
W. O. Swltrer W. P. Davis T. K.
Graham . 11. Keen G. H. nryant
P. F. Riley W..C. Hinds. J. A. Ijiney
snd C. D Pipkin were elected to eld-
er'a orders I.. Jackson .1. K Eld-
ridge W. I Caughron A. D. Jame-
son T. C Wlllett. D. W. Hawkins
and C. K. l.vnn of the class of the
second year were elected to Deacon's
W. Y. Swltrer of Tolbert reports
140 conversions. 300 per cent. In-
rrese In the Sunday schools wltH
five weekly bible classes In the coun-
try. Rev R. P. Conner. Sunday School
Field Secretary has traveled '70i
miles had 220 conversions held 33
Sunday School Institutes and deliv-
ered an averare of six sermons or
addressee each week
.1. M. Sherman of Hereford reports
fine year and b's church has paid
111 20 per capita
Cnnndlin Church hsj pnld ? Pv
G. S Wvatt of Children reports
1S4 addltjonr snecbl on mission of
.nn and everyth'nr In full.
O J Irvln of Crowell has built s
Is. R Toolpy reports 13R net gain
W. K. I.i en oj Colorado reports
f HO eri on Missions.
J. W. Smith of Rocoe and Lor-
raine msde s remarkable report. He
has had to rare for 7 motherless
fMMren. but has hullt a parsonate
at liOMlne and the work divide and
Roso bernmes a 11200 station.
A. W. Hall of Sweetwater has J2I.-
00 snhscrihed for a new rhnrch;
has K Sendsv School classes In pri-
vate bom for lack of church room.
J. W Hunt of Snvder reports 11
additions- everrthlnv In full.
J. P McCarlev of Asnermont has
o ramiitea and tin church papers
taken In those homes.
Rev. Jerome Pnncsn of Fort Worth
preached a strone sermon st 3 p. m.
M right the Rnard of KVirtlntn
held It arnlversarv.
Pr. S. P .C"tvrr. presl.tent of the
Polv'icbnle lntltte at Fort Worth
delixered an elonnent afd powerful
ixli'r"'! here tonlcht on the oennion 1
o t-e snnlvers.-irv of the Hoard of
hre this at
of t to 0. Th
of the most
netted on CKi
Torch of Imperialists Adds
to Terror of Bloody
Br .4prUttd tr
Ioatox Nov. 2. A imperial front
Mlipexhal says that the IroperM
troop set fire to Hankow on Monday
night and that the city ha been
burning fiercely since.
MtSSACRF. OF X VTIVKS
AT HANKOW tDMIM KS
1'eklnK. Nov. 2. The massacre
natives at Hankow by Imperial)
troops new of which hat reacr
the war board and the German W
tlon. may prove a serious hlndi I
to nepotlstlon with the reYoli.!a'
leaders. The.Imperlallsts are beyond
control and further lighting Is fear-
ed as It is difficult to protect the
forelrn concession as they are di-
vided from the native city only by
streets that are fifty feet wide.
It Is reported that the war bosrd
in Peking has do lined to accept the
foreign doctor suRestlon to form
the Red Cros society on the lines of
the Geneva convention the board
feeling that tl rvbela d nM d"-
h'.re huinwe tnr'm'nt.
' ' i'lie dotiTfoi Mwips aiiu if.A'ty pri-
vate residences are closed In antici-
pation of a mrtsmere In ense of a
general o'tlrerk. In which ovetit the
fnrclrfler cx;ei t to t ik- reriiisc i:i
. n p MiMhniH . ..
I .... . ...
of the es:tlo! ijmirter. hlli wiM
be easily pr'Mcted.
An officbl dlopatih says that a
regiment of the Imperial arn y mu-
tinied at Shnn SI. kllllnc a brlnadler-
general and massacred many others
Including the governor snd 1i!h fan-!
lly and bombarded a Manhu cl'y.
A letter d:ited Octobt r 2!-"C from
the Associated Pros corresi ondent
with tho Imperial army st Hankow
says that there was rami to nana
flgbtln In the struggle for posses
sion of that city the quarters In the
streets being too close for shooting.
Seven hundred rebels and less than
two hundred Imperialists were kill-
ed. Fighting for the past two days
has been less serious.
The rebel had advantage of the
artillery hut the shells failed to ex-
plode. The Imperialists had the
most troops but were short on pro-
visions. Those rebels captured by
the Imperialists were shot or decapi-
tated. It Is learned that the mos
horrible outrages were nerpetrated
on innocent persons in the viiuges
The Chinese general refused to al-
low the correspondents at the front.!
and placed them under strbt sur-
veillance. At headquarters all tele-
grams had to undergo strict censor-
ihlp The soldiers are not bothered
bv the offlceds. and do strictly as
they please. The Imperialist soMleng
who refuse to fight are shot down
hy the officers.
IDFNTIFIRD HY VKTIM
s.. k. rn
Houston. Teg.. Nov. 2. Uulsj dent Issued the following statement.
Joheson. the negro arrested le Reau-'ln part- .'Those who saw th flhi.
mont charged with criminally ts-
saultlnr Mrs. C. R. Peterson of this
city In Part on October 6. wa Iden-
tified by the lady as he skulked In
his cell this morning.
The negro has admitted his guilt
and states that he dreg not care what
becomes of him. Only hy a ruse wat
a lynching averted at Dayton yester-
dav at the officers passed tl rough
Johnson wr concealed In the bag-
cage car and the crowds were told
ihat the officers were en route
Hotihton to get Mrs. Peterson to Iden-
tify the negro In the Reaumont Jail.
Mrs. Peterson Is sixty-five years of
ae and her husband la seventy. At
the all this forenoon the ared hus-
band flew at the throat of the negro
bet was restrained by the officers.
The officers are Inking every pos-
sible precaution ti prevent a lynch-
ini' and a hasty trial will be given
the necro either In Houston or I.lh-
been In the tdv
ondlttons. and Mt
nlcago. hortly after
sed. It In stated trtt
aser will take cbtue
within thirty days f r
Is declared to bo a prc-
phone man of long experi-
iorou?hly familiar with -iviy
of the business and that It
be. the erdeavor of the new on-
to further develop the property
- d brlnr It
to a nuner octree or
This marks another important ai.'p
In the final development for A tut
lllo of one of the finest telephoie
Vntema In the state of Texas or t te
" tire aouthwest. The plant whi h
jow prartlcally complete In evt
UI1 la the outgrowth of the unt r.
If (efforts of a number of efflclea
mV Including Dr. J. K N anll w io
camrx here elcht years apo frcn K t-
?:lu 'er.f i1 ' 1 f Vi"
'' i n ibis io.tun j-f 2y
uckyi and soon thereafter beesm-
rived severol years 1
liter from hlliVvyllp Tnf
unst few vesr.T:-''l1r LV rv
boro. and during the past few vear.
II. n. Sanhor!) and bts nsMoe:ttes.
The prorress upward to the pres-
ent enviable standing In the tcl-
phone world of the Panhandle Tele-
phone & Telegraph company has not
len reached without the nlmit In-
evitable litigations and adjustments
through the courts but by the terms
of the contracts Just closed these !
Ill be wiped out and the new man-
ugement will be;ln with a clenn slats
It Is learned that Dr. Nunn retains
us an Individual property the long
distance lines of the Northwest Texas
Telephone company purchased by
him In 110" with exchanges at Can-
yon Tulla Plainview. Lockney and
Flodada and connecting lines reach-:
Ing Hereford. Slherton and Tanhaa-
die. TUFT FIRS
Declares After Fleet Review
o4 Un n.
K"a satmuiv-u icau utr
u- i ..a it
New iork Nov. 2. Preslde-nt
Taft. after reviewing tha Atlantic'
battloshlp fleet here today left to-
night for Hot Springs Va . where he
mill arrive early tomorrow morning
for four d iya recreation before goln
to Cincinnati Kentucky and Tennes-
Following the review th Prii.
Ing fleet In New York harbor could
not tall to be itruck with the pre-
paredness and with It high military
rffb lency and must have beet proud
of Its persona.
"The demonstration haa had an ed-
ucational value In arousing patriot-
Ism. Increasing general knowlodge of
the Navy and In Illustrating the
ability to mobliiit on short notlco."
The President declared also that
100 dertreyera wer needed to bal-
ance the remainder of tha fleet. Tbera
are only destroyer In this fleet.
Taft believed that the navy should
be equipped with cruiser capable of
2? knot an hour. He also raid he
was In favor of conferring the title
of Admiral or Vice Admiral nnon
lhe Commander of the fleet. "'Tha
title or Rear Admiral Is not commen-
surate with the Importance of tho
fleet." said the President
There are ninety-nine fating
tnft In line In the Hudson rlier.
Wave From Rockies
Over East and
South - i
vRECDRD FOR IUURU
HMKIH.TRY KF.CJISTIIVTION YKS
I 1 TF.KP.W SHOWS tLPFST
' NOFMRF.U SF.COXD IX
TWKXTY 1 K KS.
ll'.'s'f ivilfvl I'ltM
fi. e Washington P C. 1
l yea- cold wave tlshfncd Its
Nov. 1. Tho
Srlp today on
the courtrv from the Rockies
to Now England eastward and south
ward Into Northern Texas and across
the Gulf States to Northern Florida
temperatures ringing from tero at
Huron South Dakota to forty tn
The weather bureau predicts con
tlnued cold for two days at least.
Northern Texas is experiencing snow
Knij lho roij.t on record this season.
nI.Irvr IN TWENTY
YF.AItS IXK tMAKlLliO
T. J. Consldine local weather ob-
server for the United States declares
tha ytey registration was the
i.-. ithin the twenty years in
(eluded in the history of the Amarlllo
The lowest temperature of the sea
son ns sixteen degrees registered
yesterday morning In connection
'th a snow of approximately six
Imhes. tine of the most striking an1
perullnr phnses of the snow and
freeze was the contrast to the snow's
hltness to the gren leaves rcmnin-
'ne on the trees. This Is tho third
sen but bv far
Sne. and attended -.y
told was rat nor xevero.
ason of rontmst with
tho softer broeres of the past months
there was comparatively little com-
plaint. It Is stated that lle stotk Uj - - - -
' V.rann " to seme extent on the arl- j llemi l ull at l.i ldxwk
ous nnchc surrounding the city but i t.i'bl ock. Tx. Nov. .' Heniy
this will be overcome within a i hort Ism.wa fell here lat rk-ht and tnda
following the return of moro
moderate weather which Is expected
x-ithln a dav or two at most.
Kon.irts from various sections of
the Panhandle are to the effect that
' know prevailed generally following
' nlti nl the lower locations. Haiti
cortirved almost throughout the day
at Clarendon and throughout that
section while In Amarlllo and othor
; elevated points rain amounted to lit-
He more tha pa trace the greater
bring In the form ft
Only Ten of Two Hundred
and Seven Talesmen
in Jury Box
I los Angeles. Cal Nov
one exception the third
exception the third venire of
prospective Jurors was exhausted at
the clcse of court tonight In the Mc-
Namar murder esse. Two hundrel
and seven veniremen have been
drawn so far. of whom only ten sat
In the )urv hex tonight having been
accepted si to cause by both lde.
a rstn of one man since yesterday.
It Is expected that the other nec-
ersarv two will be accepted by to-
Two talesmen were excused hy the
court today because thev did not be-
lieve In the death penalty where con
viction was secured on circumstan-
tial evidence alone.
GRFFK KMIPD HY VAT
IN SWIFT PxCNIMl ri-tNT
Fort Wor'h Tex. Nov 5.Todor
Joseph a Macedonian Turk who at-
tended tue furersl of Nbholai Ara-
vnnls the murdered Greek. Wednes-
day and heard the warning of the
Greok priest. ' Take care mv men;
take care of yourselves." Ilea todav
where onlv the day before the body
of the murdered man hv
losoph was killed ir im accident
on the floor of the Swift l.i.kln;
companv plant In t nlebl wl ere be
in werHu" overtime when i rushed
ben. atb i t U l.lln- vat.
DKI xl'MU t.HT HKI AWAltK
I.KADS Al.l. IIXTTI KSHII-S
Washington. I. C.. Nov 2.
The American Dreadnought
Delaware of the Atlantic
Fleet lends all battleships In
efficiency at the battle' prac-
. tke held last September with
a score of 5J.551.
YUM in DESERT
Sca-to-sca Flyer Compelled
to Alight Sixty Miles
By AMcisttii Pr
Yuma. Arlx. Nov. 2. Aviator C.
P. Kodgers was compelled to alight
in the desert sixty miles east of here
when he ran ont of gasoline this af-
ternoon. From Stoval Siding Rodgers tele-
graphed here for a special train to
take him a supply of fuel but the
train arrived there too late for tho
aviator to start acaln tonight.
He will remain at Stovat tonight
Yuma will be the first stopping
place tomorrow. Rodgers flew about
V-5 miles todav starting at Maricopa.
Fowler I tenches IWnvon.
By Vnriait P-m
Henson. Arlr. No. 2 Robert G.
Fowler on his e-istbound transcon-
tinental aeroplane flight arrived here
He made a perfect landing and
will remain until tomorrow. Loavlng
Tucson at ?;IB this afternoon Fowl-
er bucked a hard wind all day.
SIX INCURS OF SNOW
FA I I.S AT CANADIAN
S- hI io 1 .
Canadian Tex . Nov. 2. A alow
v. .. ..i. .tl si-.'. 14ri1a
nil anno K..n f tltln. ml f. b Im
last nlsbt. It eontle'ied all night
and during today atd the fill now
amounts to nbout six Imhi-s.
i nerc is no .l inger ot stock s'lnerin
vr-rithlri Is In fine eondltlon
"... . .7.TTTT.-. .
tar. i r .xl'ir 'i i in I wni'"
IN HYDF Ml ItDCK Ti:il.
V ... v jiir.' "
'Kansn C'tv. Mo Nov. 2 -Peter
Fotan wis the only venireman of
twenty-four who reported today
qunltfylnt as temporary Juryman for
trial In the Dr. R Clarke Hyd mur-
der case. Twenty Jurymen are now
RITJNG POKS NOT -
Late Ust rlrht deep con-
cern wss created by reason of
reports out of Austin suggest-
ing the possibility that Associ-
ate Initio I M Pressler. ap-
pointed by' Governor Colqu'tt
out of Flher county is dis-
qualified bv reason of the fact
that he did not at the time of
soch selection live within the
territorial boundaries of the
Chief Justice-. I A Graham
when called at his home with
reference to the mstter de-
clared that In his Judgment
there Is no real reason for
apprehension rerardlng Judge
Pressler stating that his ap-
pointment ami qualification
to and for the bench makes
him defacto an officer of the
court and that his course will
I'nsettled weather. Warmer
Yesterday a temperature:
At 7 a m. ... 17 At 7 p. m. . .
Maximum ... 22 Minimum ..
I.'IO Max . . f.x isio Mln. . .
Snowfall for pat three dsvs
WaBhinrton. D C. Nov. 2. For
I 'et Texas: Ptol nbly rain south and
snow or nun and winner In the nor-
thern portion i-'rlU.iy. Saturdav
Rare Viands and Fellowship
Make Good Cheer
COSTFI.I.O MEKSIDKS AS TOAST-
MASTKK AND I' I.KADS F.AKN-
KSIi.Y FOR (.ItKATIU
t t -tU'KKATION.
Speakers Take (H-cain to DecUro
t'nrelentlng pptstUoa to
I'ond lne For
The initial banquet of the Amarlllo
Real Fstate Exchange which wssjlv-
en at the Magnolia Hotel last' night.
proved a real and hearty success
woven and blended pleasingly about
a dinner of excellent quality for
nhlch Captain and Mrs. Kindred and
their corps of assistants received
utlanlmous vote of thanks.
Following a brief talk of welcome
and a setting forth of the alma
and objects of the Amarlllo exchange
hy the president J F McGregor
who stxted that at present the affil-
iation consists of twenty-three firms
and thirty-three members al! of
whom extend Invitation to every per-
sor substantially interested in the
development of Amarlllo and th
l'anhxndle to affiliate as associate
members V. T. Cohtello secretary
of the orranlxatlon. and acting toast-
nisster was Introduced
Costello lilts Home.
The toastmaster declared the ex-
okanM I k n l.ul In frr- .v"
! 1 " lr " -
dared for a res.s.itio:i of "hot air
as such and get down to atiial ef-
foiu throiu'h rr-oier;iiion and mioul-der-to-shouldiT
of values vv.is declared a-alnst. With
an ffert to Insure nanity and fill
play for all. ' Let's ipilt talking so
much and vet at once to thj pro-
dintion of the actual Creator Ama-
rlllo the eity beautiful" was anoth-
er of the rvrrosaiens of Mr Costello
that raiirl t the house. "Social ad-
vantage is perhaps the strongest sin-
vle force In city buibiinr" wss an-
other of the strone expressions of
the speaker. He referred to tho
worth of the rhurehen and educa-
tional erterprises In a most pleas-
ing manner. To promote any and
every legitimate enterprise tnat la
for the rood of Amarlllo and tha
Panhandle countrv was declared one
the basic and greatest principle est
the affillstlon represented Another
declaration bv Mr. Costello was that
the realty men are the real founder
of every eit. and without them little
may be accomplished ot worth. This
txlk was closed with a plea for "co-
operation that ro-operatlon that
doesn't slwivs talk but always
works and that to a purpose."
Turner's Talk tilnger)
Thos F. Turner's ta'k on tha
"The Needs o' the Hour" waa re-
plete with si;-.'ost!otis "The real
estate men ire hustlers' declared
the sp aker. ' an I I am glad that
thei have rhamied materlillv In tha
last few veirs for the time aH when
I wanted to secure M. O O.'s badge
for them In Amarlllo If there sra
those mho do not understand these
mystU letters I will explain that
they stand for the Modern Order at
(rafters I am glad thst the Ama-
rlllo rosl estate man of today ts a
business man of today with his horn
here and hi lot cast with ours."
"Hare we ab.iut lost the Amarlllo
iplrlt?" was a question hurled by tho
speaker at the gathering. "The Am-
arlllo spirit waa and is the booster
spirit- that ahloh formerly mad na
hum and thrive. Let get Into U
and It Into us again."
Mr Turner made a plea for tha
giving of bonuso to worthy enter-
prises for the building of a rsllroad
to the north for the paving ot moro
streets the erection of moro factories
the startln of the Panhandle Pack-
ing plant and the abandonment of
the "human snfety clutch" a ho
graciously dubbed the tightwad that
stai.ds In the wav of development.
Flax growing near Amarlllo with a
net profit of Jto per acre on land
that cost less than hnlf that price
was soother Item called to attention
bv Mr. Turner. Irrlcatlon as a meana
of Inrroaslnj wealth then came Irt
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