Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 104, Ed. 1 Friday, January 6, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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ABILENE TEXAS .FRIDAY. JANUARY 6 1911
u3iri.ciYi:s or a dulctii minx.
HOTEL KW1I NIGHT I'LKKK
KILL A POLICEMAN
CAPTURED ELUDE OFFICERS
Jump Frm .Mining Street Car Ynnlsli
To Outskirts of City Officers
" In Automolfiles .Armed ' .
Gho CliftSp '
TEXAS "MAINS 2 CONGRESSMEN.
ltcpresciitiiihu Crumpncker Prepares
IU'iiti)oIiiUnent Hill Tlint Kites
j:i." House Membership.
WASHINGTON' Jnn. C Ropreson-
tntlve Crumpncker today introduced
his reappointment Mil wliteh gives tho
House u membership of 435 which la
ii gnin of 44. Texus gains two Con-
gressmen. Tho bill will bo (indorsed by the Dom
oerats and bo reported from the com-
mittee n a few days.
trainman' dying in hospital
at sax antonio alleoed
NO QUORUM I0DAY;
j Tennessee rkoi'lars hold oit
persistently rkfcse to
A MILLION MILES OVER
IHE SEA HIS RECORD
By Associated Press.
DULUTH Minn. '.Ian. C All Du-
luth is excited to a white heat qf iudlg-
natlon over one of the most outrage
cous robbetles and murders ever com-
POsses or officers and clti'ons trnv-
oling in automobiles and armed to tho
teeth are scouring the surrounding
country in a determined search for
William Muzzury and Algot Johnson
youthful renegades who today held
up robbed ahd Bbot at the night clerk
of tho McKay hotel bound and gagged
two other men and Bhot to death Pol
Former Hotel Emplojes
Muzzury is twenty years qld and
Johnson sixteen Tho former wag
night porter and the latter bellboy In
the McKay hotel. Thoy planned their
raid well. The night clerk who had
tho keyB to the safe was the only per
BOn in the lobby wheii tho bandits sud-
denly attacked him. As he broke away
they took a quick shot at him the
bullet going' wild.
"With the uamost nonchalance the
bandits rifled the safe of fifty dollars
' and made their escape. The noise 0f
tho pistol shot brought tho house de-
tective running to tho scene and the
mon were captured and placed under
arrest shortly after they left the bull-
ding Kill Officer and Escape
The prisoners were placed on a'
street cnr the .detective Intending to
take them to tho police station. On
tho outskirts of the clt Policeman
Chesmore boarded the car "not know-
ing what had transpired As ho en-
tered the door the prisoners made a
bolt for liberty firing on him with
fatal results. Leaping over his body
tho older bandit kept the passengers
at bay at the point of ills pistol until
tho platform was reached. Tho two
men then leaped to tho ground and
escaped into the country.
Tho news was telephoned into the
city nnd immediately a posse of offi
cers left for the scene in an automo-
bile. A description of tho men has
been wired to every town in tiio coun-
try and officers are instructed to
keep a cIobc wntph for the renegades.
Cnptnln Clmrlc J. Rogers Completes
200th Trip on One Trail'
AFFAIR OCCURRED AT YOAKUM
ATTEMPT AT PEACE FAILED
L'ESS THAN SO OFFICERS
ATTACKED DEN OF OUTLAWS
Inquest (her Bodies of ?Petcr tin
Painter" anil "Dutch Fritz"
Held In London Today.
PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 4. When
Captain Charles J. Rogers of the steam
Bhip Frleslnnd of the American line
brought hfB ship Into port yesterday
from Liverpool It marked this last)
half utf his SOOth trip as an oHlcer in
tho American line -and Red Star line
service and his fiftieth round trip as
master of the Frlesland. During this
One he has traveled -upward of 1200-
000 miles nfl sea or about fifty times
around the world.
During' Captain Rogers' command
the Frlesland has been singularly free
from sorious happenings although
thousands or cabin and steerage pas-
sengers have been carried. Ho has
never been shipwrecked but has been
Instrumental In saving tho Uvea or tho
crew of a Norwegian btfrk which was
round sinking at seat about three years
ago while the- Frlesland was outward
bound from this port to Liverpool.
For this service Capfalii Rogers! was
presented with a silver loving cup by
the king of Norway."
Forty-five years ago Cnptialn Rog
ers then a. mere boy cherished a dc-
Bire to go to sea. He Bhipped as a boy
before the mast on the American bark
Midas or Rath Me. and bound 'from
that port to Appaluchiola Fla. Four
years later he was made chief offlcor
of tho bark. In 3978 ho became mas-
ter o ftbe American clipper ship 'J A.
Thompson or Bath Me. and bound
from New York to Yokohomn
After knocking about the seas for
a number at years In sailing ships
Captain Rogers In 1800 entered the
service of the American lino as chief
ofilcer or the stamshlp Ohio One of
a fleet of four steamships which in-
augurated tiho passenger service be-
tween this city and Liverpool. He
has successfully commanded tho Penn
sylvania ijnd tho Conemaugh of the
American line and the Nederland
Pennlnnd Switzerland and Rhynland
of tho Red Star line service between
Antwerp and Philadelphia.
The Frlesland which has been one
of the mosti popular ships trading out
of this porU and which is noted for
having made the quickest runs of any
ship on tho line between the two
ports will mako Us last voyage from
this port) in April ordors having been
issued that tho vessel having outlived
Us useSulnc3S would bo laid up and
probably sold and broken UP Tor old
junk. Its Place on the lino will be ta
ken by tho Southwark a larger and
more modern vessel.
Outcome of Hot Words Between Con-
ductor .lames Head and Deputy
.unrs nai iJctiieniTisoiicr
By Associated Press:
SAN ANTONIO Jan C James Head
a freight conductor of tho San Anto-
nio & Aransas Pass railroad is in a
San Antonio hospital unconscious
rrom wounds that will probably result
in hlB death. Attending physicians itl
formed his friends' today that ihcro is
only a small chance for his recov-
ery. Sho( At Yoakum
Head's wounds arc the result of a
quarrel between himself and C. G.
Bethea at Yoakum yesterday. Head
and others Were sitting around tho
Htoye in' the freight station talking
when Bethea wlm is a deputy tnar
shul at Rockdale walked into tho
room. Head told Bethea to close tho
door; words followed and tho shoot
Bethea surrendered to the sheriff
and admits the shooting. He claims
that he fired in self-defense.
Regulars Claim Fusion Speaker Leach
Agreed to Withdraw Contexts
.' AgiilnM 'Their Number
nnd Broke Fnlth.
EXPLOSION WRECKS PLANT
Portion of Poiier lundliig-aTtiilly
Destroyed T0 .Men Injured.
CII) In Darkness
By Associated Press
MUNEAPOLIS .Minn.. Jan. 6.-Au
exploslon early today wrecked tho oast
side of tho power plant of tho Minnea-
polis Gonornl Electric Company. Two
nioii worn seriously Injured. Tho city
is temporarily left without an electric
STIR AT 10511
CHIEF Jl'STICE SUPREME- COUI
OF TEXAS SUDDENLY STEt'S
6UT OF CIVIL LIFE
ANGERED AT GOV. COLQUf
By Associated Press.
NASilVlLLH' TENN. Jan C.--Thc
lower house or the Tennuqseo Gonornl
Assembly convouod nt the usual
hour this moinlng mid was called to
oredr by Hpoaker lyoacli with tho "in-
surgents" as the regulars aro now
termed still absent.
No Ouoriini Present .
A count of the number showed no
lhorUin present so the Speaker de-
clared adjournment until tomorrow.
The tie-up is costing the sltfto about
live hundred dollars a day.
The situation Is still or a very tick-
lish order. The reported agreement
said to have been reached between tjhc
regulars and tLo fusion Speaker has
come to nothing The regulars de-
manded of the Speaker that all pro-
tests against members ot their side bo
abandoned and they assert ho agreed
tjo this Tho regulars who have refus-
al Jr bn sworn irt declare they will
Win. J. BlBhop missionary to Japan ! .... pnfpr tho llullBe
will deliver an Illustrated lecture on if the paper bolng circulated provld-
thi religions of Japan at the Chris- ng for an adjournment until next sum
tlon college tonight Come and hear - ea tnr0Kh t.otfi houses. Govern-
nim. I . i..-t tlAriimi. iivif Itu anutnil
Ul 'EIKVI 1I"UI .(" v v'v
Stories Told of a Number of Remark
nble Cures Said to llnie Hoch
Mtnle in New York.
Thought He Should lime Declined
Accept Automobile and Team of
Horses From Friends Drown j
Is Now Chief Justice f
Lad Kills Bald Eaglo
Crayton Wilson fourteen year old
son of T. C. Wilson nnd wife killed a
largo bald eagle over In the Chitten-
den pasture last Thursday. The bird
measured b!x feet and two Indies
from tip to tip and Crayton shot whllo
on horseback nnd the bird fllng over
him bringing tho eaglo down at tho
first crack or his gun. Anson Eater-prise.
J. F. Clnrk of this city has returned
from a business trip to points northT
R. E. Edmison of Ovalo. who waft
among the business visitors In AtrfKule
Thursday left on the afternoon south-
bound Abilene & Southern train for
Members of Hlack Hnutl Socletj Who
.Murdered Dent Collector Are
Mud 1o Expiate Crlmo
By Associated' Press:-' ' " - '
DANNEMORA N. Y. Jan. C Dom-
Inick Ferrern and Vincent Iomirdo
young Itnllnns from Albany who mur-
dered a rent collector at tho command
of tho Black Hand Society werti elec-
trocuted in Clinton prison today
Just beforo the execution Leonardo
broke down and confessed to the
crime but Fcrrora maintained his in-
nocence to the last.
NEW YORK Jnn. I. Crlpjiles sumo
6n arutiches ami others In the arms
of relatives the blind picking their
own way or led by children para-
lytics nioii women and children
whoBc whn and drawn ifncoH aro mr?
rored by the ravages of dlsenBo nnd
the afrileted hi t)ie rorcnooit or every
day of the week including Suuduya
flic Into St John's Catholic church
at Seventy-seiOnd stireot and Second
uVenue seeking roller and a curtt
through the medium (f a collection
of sixty-live relics presorved from
tho lime of the crucifixion.
Stories are told today or a num-
ber of remarkable cures efrcctod
through tiho relies some iti which
the priostB or the church rub on tho
afTIicted parts of the worshippers
with beneficial efrects tho latter Bay.
The procession or nlfrilcted Into tho
church hah come to be known among
some in the neighborhood as tho "pro-
cession of misery." It has Increased
tremendously since tho recent an-
nouncement by tihq pastor tho' Rev.
Father Pront that the relics would be
exposed and that all iwrsons wishing
to touch them could do so.
After every mass scores of suffer-
ers file to the lefq side ot tho altar
rail to touch the Bacred relics In tho
lippo or being rur&l of ills and ihflrra-
ftleiC"1"'" ' J " '.
Say Cures are Miraculous.
Some of tho cures that tho suffer-
ers soy hove been effected by tho rel-
I lcB are regarded as miraculous There
have been instances where children
and women who have appeared wlUi
crutches say they nave lound no fur-
ther UBe for them. Most of such cur-
sSpttdnl to The Reporter.
.AUSTIN Jan. G.Tho rqslgnat
of Chlof Justice It. R. anlnes from i
Stato Supremo Court Is causing n I
stir among political circles hero
is the principal topic of convcrsatlj
around tho 'cnpitol.
Campbell's Wily Xdtto
It Is nuthorntltavely stated tit
Judge Gaines agreed to admlnlsc
mo oaiu or oince to uomntu on
occasion or tho latter's Inaugurate
ns Governor Jnnunry 17th then
sign bo' Colquitt could appoint his gt
ccBBor Governor Campbell howev
has already appointed Assoclnto Ji
ticp Brown to succeed Justice Gain
Btenllng another march on his poll
cnl foo Colquitt
Justlco Gaines is an avowed an
prohlbltlonlBt while W. F. RamwS
who succeeds Brown is an ardent pr!
Colquitt Angers OhIhcs
It id roported that Justice Gaines
dlsplOased with Colquitt because
governor-elect accepted such valu
Christmas- presents from his frien
a team of fine horses and an autom
one Doing among them. The Colqnl
Llghtfoot controversy nlso dlsplcui
That tho affair .will have much l
flUenco on the legislature is oxpe
:OMIRO.MISE IS EFFECTED.
Varum Oil CpmpaHy and AHstre-HnJ
garlan Minister of Finance Are
On Joilal Terms Again.
Washington. Jan. 0. A HatlBfaJ
tory agreement has been reached
tween the Vacuin Oil Company
IXJNDON Jan. . Ap inquest Into
the death a? tiho two outlaws who were
shot to death while resisting tho police
on Sidney street Thursday began to-
day. Tho testimony showed that Uio sol-
diers were summoned because the an-
archists had superior weapons o the
police. It was further brought out
that less tihan fifty policemen actually
participated In the siege tho remain-
der being required to deal with the
crowd which persisted In approaching
In close proximity to the outlaw den
tiheroby endangering themselves.
Tho action of tho magistrate in sum-
moning tho police lias been warmly
Sun Marcos Ariidcm) Admitted Into
Correllatlou With Baptist
Schools of State.
WACO Jan. 0. San Marcos Acade-
my of San Marcos today applied before
the Baptist Educational Commission
for a commission admitting it Into
correllatlou with tho Baptist Bchools
of the state and the application was
Tho aeodemy buildings are valued at
nearly two hundred thousand dollars
and the enrollment is past three hundred.
Tries to Collect 851000000.
CINCINNATI Ohio Jnn. 5. Eugene
C. Percy French consulat Cincinnati
Is trying to collect) $54000000 saJ4 to
havo been left by a French priest who
died In Ohio. Ho received a power of
attorney yesterday authorizing him tp
collect tlio vast fortune left by a
prlost named Bartholomew Mallett
Tho Jettier Is but one or some 800 re-
ceived about tho estate lert by tho
The letters all mention the notice
or the death ot the priest and tho
estate In a newspaper published In
'"I havo heard almost a thousand
times about tho big estate" Bald tho
French coiibuI "but I havo never been
able to get any direct trace ot It"
The power of attorney is signed by
Henry Louis Mallett who claims to
bo the solo hclrto the immenso fortune.
During the month of January 1911
the Abilene Daily Reporter will J)e
sent to new and old subscribers who
will PAY IN ADVANCE as follows:
Taft Denies Petition.
By Associated PreBS.
WASHINGTON Jan. C President!
Taft today1 denied application for com
muting the sentence of W. S. Harlan
former manager of a lumber and tur-
pentine concern doing business Ip
Florida and Alabama who was Indic-
ted and convicted of conspiracy to vio-
late the peonage statute of Florida.
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at the reduced price you may do so.
The Abilene Daily Reporter receives
eafch day the Associated Press dis-
patches and the day report of the
Texas News Service thus furnishing
the news of the State and World
to Abilene people 12 to 24 hours a-
head of other papers. The local field
is-covered with competent reporters
If you read the Abilene Daily Repor-
ter you will feet the news the day it
happens while it is news.
American corporation and the Austr
es they say are effected gradually. SoJJlinBar''ln Minister of Finance in the!
startling have been somo of tho re-
sults reported tnnt they have boon tho
means ot converting throe hundred
persons to tho Catholic church.
In no other church in tho world
outside or St. John's in Seventy-second
street are relics exposed every
day for tho boncfit of tho faithful.
Most relics are used only on special
occasions and during certain holy
seasons. Fattier Prout has decided
In view of tho requests ofsHio afrilet-
ed for an opportunity to try to ob-
tain a cure to havo tho relics exposed
after every muss both on 'week days
The collection or rellca In the church
is regarded as perhaps the greatest in
tho World. They wore nt ono timo tho
proporty of a Roman family or high
birth and havo lcen handed down from
generation to. generation. Several
years ago ppo of the last members
of tho family presented them to a New
York prleat whoso name is ndti dis-
closed and he in turn gave tlifcmto
Father Prout (for use in his church.
Piece of Cross.
One of the relics Is a piece of tho
cross used In the crucifixion. Another
is a piece of the crown of thorns a
third a pieces of tho gown of tiho Bles-
sed Virgin and a ifourth a particle of
tho toblo at which tho Last Supper
There are pieces of the garments
and the bones of tho twelve Apostles
a bone'from St Anno a piece of tho
manger a smalt portion of the rope
uaed to raise tho cross Into position
a fragment of stone of the sepu)chro
in which the lord's body reposed and
a piece at bono from tho body of St
Tn all there are sixty-five relics
which aro enclosed in a 'beautiful ro-
ceptaclo and kept on tho wall at the
left of tho altar.
That this remarkablo collection is
ill New Y'ork Is noli genora)ly kOuwn.
Reports of wonderful cures effected
through them havo spread broadcast
and dally hundreds of unfortunates
come from all parts of tho city
Brooklyn and Queens' and also Long
Islund and New Jorsoy to aceek ro-Ilof.
now (famous controversy.
a People Asphyxiated
CHICAGO ILL. Jan. C.Mrs. VlJ
glnla Hornung thirteen year old
Stauloy nnd eight) year old daught
Emily .were found asphyxiated in the!
homo hero today. A rubber tubo con
nectlng tho gas main with tho stoi
was round disconnected.
FACTORY BUILDING BURNS
FIREMAN CAUGHT IN RUIN!
Conflagration In New York City Ti
Entails Property Loss ef Fally
$150000 No Deaths.
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK Jan. C Several fire
men aro roported burled under falllni
Walls at a firo which occurred In
six Btory factory building here tods
on Woosor street Tho building
destroyed at a loss of one hundred
fifty thousand dollars. Traffic on the
Sixth Avenue elovaljcd and surfs
HneB was blocked for a time durli
Osly One Fireman Injured.
A later report states that only on
fireman was caught in the debris. H
was extricated after Buffering slight
RAILWAY FIREMAN KILLED.
C Hand Ewplee ef Texas Cealrmll
Railroad Killed at Waxahntlile
At an Early Hear Today
Jpoclal to Tho Reporter.
WAXAIIACHIE Jan. C J. V Hand
aged twenty two years who was a
fireman on the Texas Central railway
was instantly killed early this morn
ing when an engine and three cam
rarf over Ills body. He was ahpvellnK
coal on tho first engine drwlh the
train when the drawheads parted and
h foil on the track. He lwirea a
family ad Graham
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