The Daily Express. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 256, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 13, 1906 Page: 1 of 12
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VOLUME XLI.—NO. 256.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 13, 1906.--TWELVE PAGES.
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Collisions on Canadian Pacific
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Officers Are Led to Place Where
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NUMBER OF INJURED
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baptist academy project.
Ministers Interested Will Make a
Proposition to Business Men's
A meeting of the directors of the Busi-
ness Men's Club will bo held this after-
noon at 4 o'clock to listen to a proposi-
tion to be made by Dr. J. M. Carroll of
Waco, until recently a member of tho
board of the Baptist Educational Com-
mission, and to the Baptist ministers of
the city in regard to building a Baptist
Academy in San Antonio.
The Baptists of Southwest 'JVxas arc
to build an academy during tho next
year. It will be located either in San
Antonio or San Marcos. The business
men of San Marcos have already made a
liberal proposition amounting to several
thousand dollars for the location of a
I>r. J. Ai. Carroll arrived here yester-
day and is at the New Maverick Hotel.
In company with several of the Baptist
ministers of the city yesterday he called
on L. J. Hart, J. H. Kirkpatrick, C. B.
Mullaly, I. N. Brown and several other
prominent members of the Business Men's
Club and arranged foi the. meeting this
afternoon. A number of the Baptist
ministers favor San Antonio and are
anxious tin* school should be located
here, provided the city will make a bet-
ter proposition than San Marcos.
The minimum ootft of the Baptist Acad-
emy will be $100,000. It is probable that
the expenditure on the buildings and
grounds will go far above that amount.
The persona interested have not stated
the amount of the bonus they will ex-
pect, but will do so at the meeting of the
directors of the Business Men's Club.
The members of the club who have- been
consulted are favorable toward raising a
bonus for the school.
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock there
will be a meeting in San Antonio of all
the Baptists of Southwest Texas to talk
about the proposed school. Sunday after-
noon there will be a mass meeting of the
Baptists of San Antonio and of other
Baptists throughout tho country who
may be Interested.
Dr. Carroll is well known as a worker
in the educational movement in Texas,
having aided materially in building the
Baylor School at Waco.
Monsignor O'Reilly the Oldest Ameri-
can Catholic Prelate.
NEW YORK, Sept. 12.—Monsignor
O'Reilly, historian of two popes—Pius IX
and Leo XIII—and ITothonotary Apostol-
ic, was 95 years old yesterday. lie i§
said to be the oldest living Catholic pre-
late on this side of the Atlantic. Mon-
signor O'Reilly is staying in the castle
on the grounds of St. Vincent's on ihe
Hudson, and is attended by the nuns and
Dr. Maguire of New Itochelle. He has
been at St. Vincent's for sfix years and
although he was relieved by Pope Leo
from all priestly obligations he has fre-
quently siid mass since, and almost ev-
ery day recites at least part of the office
at Matins. Archbishop Farlev j;* kept
informed daily of his condition. \I-
i hough he was very weak yesterday
there was nothing alarming in his con-
dition. The nuns and attending physi-
cians, however, have little hope that he
will live much longer.
MONTREAL, Sept. 1?.—A Canadian Pa-
cific Railway harvester train was run
into it Azildam, the first station west
of Sudbury, by an eastbound Winnipeg
express early today and twelve persons
were killed and many injured. The en-
gineer of the express train says his air
brakes had been tampered with and the
air allowed to escape, and he couldn't
Late reports from the Canadian Pacific
Railroad wreck say that the wreck took
place near a little station called Chelms-
ford. Thirteen people weiv killed, seven
of them outright and twenty others were
A harvester train going west was to
meet the regular westbound Winnipeg
train. On a very steep grade the air
brakes failed to work and the harvester
train bumped into the Winnipeg train,
smashing the first two coaches to pieces.
The Canadian Pacific Railway, in an
officiHl statement, says that twelve peo-
ple were kii.ed and ten injured.
The responsibility has not yet been
fixed for the accident. The wounded are
being cared for at Sudbury.
SEVEN ARE KILLED.
Freight Trains Collide With Fatal
Results at Ringgold.
CHATTANOOGA, Tcnn., Sept. 12.-
Freight trains Nos. 8 and 13, on the West
ern AL- Atlantic Railroad, collided at Ring-
gold today at 2 o'clock, seven trainmen
being killed. The accident was due to
the overlooking of orders by the engineer
of No. S, who met his death as did the
engineer of No. 13.
List of the Dead.
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12.—The follow
ing the names of those killed in the
wreck on the Western & Atlantic Rail-
road at Ringgold today:
R. WHITEHEAD, conductor, Atlanta.
V. S. FISHER, engineer, Atlanta
II. ( . CLEMENTS, engineer. Atlanta.
J. W. KINNAMON, fireman, Kenne
\\'. R SKELTON, brakeman. Atlanta.
FIREMAN- SLAl't JI ITER, Atlanta.
WALTER SMITH, apprentice fireman,
DIED FROM INJURIES.
Famous Cotton Statistician Meets
Death in New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS, Lit., Sept. 12.—Henry
M. Neill, one of the best known cotton
statisticians both in this country and in
England, was struck by a street car to-
day and died tonight fr >m his injuiie3.
Fourteen Are Dead.
TORONTO, Sept. 12.—Local Canadian
Pacific officials have just received a
message stating that fourteen persons
were killed in the sudbury wreck. No
particulars were given.
bond fixed at $2000.
Examing Trial of Theodore Juraschek
Held at Karnes City.
Special Telegram to The Express.
KARNES CITY, Tex., Sept. 12.—The
examining trial of Theodore Juraschek,
charged with obstructing the trains of
the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Rail-
way on Sept. fi. commenced here yes-
terday before Judge L,. C. Tobln, and
after a long and tedious examination of
witnesses and the wrangling of the law-
yers in the .case, the court held that
the evidence was sufficient to hold the
defendant and his bond was fixed at
$2000 for his appearance here before the
District Court on Oct. 22.
HELD FOR BEXAR OFFICER.
Juraschek Gave Bond in Karnes, But
Will Be Brought to San Antonio.
Word was received yesterday evening
from Sheriff Seale of Karnes County
that Theodore Juraschek gave the re-
quired amount of bond, but was held in
jail on instructions of Sheriff John W.
Tobln, who will bring him to San An-
tonio as soon as possible. His bonds-
man. G. A. Lowther of this city, with-
drew from his bond a few days ago, and
it will be necessary for Juraschek to
give a new bond before he will be dis-
missed. A Deputy Sheriff left for
Karnes City last night at !) o'clock on
the "Sap" road.
A SEED IN HER WINDPIPE.
Eating Watermelon Resulted in Death
to a Kansas Girl.
SAUNA, Kan., Sept. 12—Nina Beveal,
5 years old, died at the Salina hospital
today. Last Wednesday tho child was
eating watermelon and swallowed a seed,
which lodged in her windpipe.
After vain efforts to dislodge the seed
the girl was brought here. An operation
was performer! yesterday, but it was too
late to save the child's life.
TERRELL IN WASHINGTON.
Chairman of Police Commission Visits
Special Telegram to The Express.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12.—Dr. Fred-
erick Terrell, former Mayor of San An-
tonio, was in Washington today on his
way to Boston. While there he visited
the War Department and had a satis-
factory Interview with the officials in
regard to the new additions to the
brigade post at San Antonio.
to north im: jail
Special Telegram to The Express.
WACO, Tex., Sept. 12.—The officers
are fast clearing up the mystery con-
nected with tho assassination of Mat
Block, the Hebrew merchant, which took
place Sunday night.
Monday morning when the officers
were notified of the killing, the actions
of a negro who worked for tho deceased
caused them to suspect him, and
was arrested. Last night this negro,
who gives his name as Jesse Jones
made a partial confession. He said
that he was one of the men who did
the killing, and that he had part of
the money. He led the officers to the
place where he lived and $130 was found.
Later $25 was found under thei same
house, and the officers believe they will
find the rest of the money.
The negro was taken out of the jail
this morning by Sheriff Tilley as a mat-
ter of precaution and is in some North
Texas jail. The officers here refuse to
disclose the place of his whereabouts.
A brother of the deceased from New
Orleans arrived last night and will re-
main here while the investigation of the
murder is being made.
Tho Grand Jury will meet Monday, ami
several witnesses are being held in jail
NEGRO BROUGHT TO DALLAS.
Sheriff Tilley of McLennan Is Look-
ing to Safety of Jones.
Special Telegram to The Express.
DALLAS, Tex., Sept. 12.— Sheriff George
W. Tilley of McLennan County, arrived
Hi Dallas today, having in custody Jesse
Jones, the negro accused of the murder
of Matthias Block, which occurred at
Waco last Sunday night. The negro will
probably be kept in the Dallas jail for
several days, or until the cxcltement at
Waco cools down enough for it to be
safe to take him back to that city.
attacked by pulajanes.
Two Negro Soldiers Killed and Eight
Wounded in Retaliatory As-
sault by Fanatics.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal„ Sept. 12.—A
special dispatch from Manila says:
In revenge for the punishment in-
flicted upon them by regular troops for
killing Lieut. Roscoe Treadwell of the
Philippine scouts, the Pulajanes at-
tacked a detachment of the Twenty-
fourth Infantry (colored) on the night
of Sept. 10, and before they could be
driven back they killed two and wound-
ed eight colored soldiers.
Early in the evening of tho 10th ban-
dits rushed Camp Treadwell and suc-
ceeded in killing an officer. Colored
troops came to the rescue and drove
the fanatics from the field, killing and
capturing a large number.
The Twenty-fourth then went into
camp near Bara Leyte, near the scene
of the fight. The band returned dur-
ing the night, boloed the outposts and
rushed the camp. In the confusion and
darkness the regulars were badly cut
up before they realized the Pulajanes
were upon them. -The colored troops
were attacked in tents, the natives
slashing the canvas with bolos and fall-
ing upon the sleeping soldiery The
men of the Fourteenth, aroused by the
shout of their comrades, went into the
fight with pistols and bayonets a ad
finally routed the Pulajanes, killing and
wounding many of them. In the dark-
ness a few of the Pulajanes escaped.
SUMMARY OF THE NEWS.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12.—Weather
Arkansas, Oklahoma and Indian
Territory—Thunderstorms and cooler
Thursday; Frioay fair.
Western Texas and New Mexico—
Fair Thursday and Friday.
Louisiana — Thunderstorms Thurs-
day and Friday* light to fresh south
East Texas—Showers Thursday;
Friday fair; light south winds.
Many foreigners take out second papers
to become citizens of the U lited SCntes.
Preparations for big celebration in hon-
or of anniversary of Declaration of Inde-
pendence of Mexico complete.
Fair Association arranges to establish
experimental farm on the ground.
Col. R. R. Stevens holds consultation
with citizens in reference to excessive
land to be purchased.
Morning and afternoon recesses in the
schools abolished by the School Board.
Business Men to meet Baptist ministers
ihis afternoon in reference to building
Granddaughter of Governor John Ire-
land is married in Georgetown.
Zinc deposits are found in Deaf'Smith
Report of financial agent of penitentia-
ries shows balarce on hand of $30,551.60.
Judge S. H. Ccwan has received ap-
pointment at- special counsel In Railroad
Travis County fair Is In full swing.
North and South Llano Rivers have
been on big rises this week.
Southwest Texas State Normal opens
fourth session at San Marcos.
Jesse Jones, negro who worked for
murdered Waco butcher, confessed to
compllcfty in the crime.
Hon. C. K. Bell is married In Fort
Purchase of Virginia Southwestern
by the Southern ir? confirmed.
Southern Pacific to survey route from
Etzatlan to Tepic.
Work may scon begin on Austln-
Michigan railway fireman makes mil-
lion out of invention.
Interstate Commission will ask rail-
roads to adopt uniform business sys-
Bryan welcomed enthusiastically In
Fatality of two railrcad wrecks reaches
Sweet Marie lowers world's trotting
Independence League nominates
Hearst and puts out a full ticket.
Passengers tell conflicting ctories of
Fire destroys $300,000 worth of proper-
ty In Santiago, Mexico.
Two negro soldiers killed in retaliatory
Indenper.dence League nominates
ON OWNERSHIP by
THEODORE VINKE INJURED.
Former City Clerk of San Antonio Suf-
fering in El Paso.
Special Telegram to The Express.
EL PASO, Tex.. Sept. 12. Theodore
Viuko, formerly City Clerk of San An-
tonio, was* thrown from a street car
several days ago and injured about the
spine. He is suffering seriously, and it is
feared paralysis will affect the lower
limbs. Mrs. Vinke has just been called
here from San Antonio, hut before com-
ing she was summoned to Hrenham,
where her sister, Mrs. Joseph Tristram,
Dr. Glover Johns, Dentist
Extracting, Artificial To 2 th, Ortho-
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Tickets to and From Europe.
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TRY THE NEW LINE.
Trains leave Union Station
7:30 a. ni. and 9 p. m.
fie Is Willing for the Voters
to lake Platform and
Will Abide by it.
OF WILD ENTHUSIASM
Wattersoa Proclaims Ihe Leadership of
the (ireat Commoner in the Approach-
ing Campaign, and Announces
'be Party's intentions.
LOUISVILLE, I\y., Sept. 12.—On the
occasion of his entry to tho South, where
his recent declaration as to Government
ownership of railroads has aroused the
most opposition, William Jennings Bryan
made tonight a more explicit statement
as to his position in the matter.
In dead silence he read a lengthy state-
ment elaborating his position, but de-
clared that the "making of platforms
rests with the voters of the whole party
and I never have and never will attempt
to force my opinions on those of any
Tew men on the people."
While thus Indicating that the doctrine
of Government ownership Is in tho hands
of the voters, Mr. Bryan's speech indi-
cated plainly that nothing has as yet
occurred to shako his belief in tho ul-
timate necessity of it. He declared that
lie would gladly make any sacrifice in ex-
change for the assurance that regulation
instead of Government ownership would
answer the needs of the people. He ex-
pressed grave doubts as to whether regu-
lation would ever suffice. He also took
pains to present arguments to convince
his hearers that Government ownership
of trunk lines and State ownership of
State lines ' not on preserves the rights
of the State, but will permit the people
of each State to adopt Government own-
ership when they are ready for it."
A tremendous yell arose when at the
finish of the statement Mr. Bryan, with
all the emphasis he could muster, recalled
to his hearers that "whenever I saw a
danger threatening the peoplo I have
spoken out without anybody's permission
or querying what the effect might bo on
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 12.—Entering
the Southland for the first time in two
years, W. J. Bryan today received a wel-
come which in warmth has not been sur-
passed by any of the greetings given him
since his return from his tour of the
world. His arrival in the city provoked
a great outburst of acclamation from,
thousands of marchers, and yet more
thousands on the streets.
His reception at the armory tonight,
where he addressed a crowd of 12.000
people, was nothing less than a volcanic
eruption of enthusiasm.
The rnassmeeting at the armory con-
stituted Kentucky's greeting on behalf of
the South, and although the attendance
of Southern notables was smaller than at
first expected, on account of Mr. Bryan's
recent acceptances of numerous invita-
tions from other Southern cities, still it
was a representative Southern gathering*
graced by the Kentucky leaders of Dem-
ocracy, a number of prominent Demo-
crats from other Southern States and a
gr< .is rnassmeeting of citizens from Ken-
tucky tuid Indiana.
Mr. Bryan was welcomed to Kentucky
by his whilom opponent, Henry Watter-
son, who presided over the meeting. Tho
<»yier speakers preceding Mr. Bryan were
Senator t'armack of Tennessee, repre-
senting the South, and Senator W. J.
Stone of Missouri, who is the guest of
When Mr. Bryan entered the hall lean-
ing on the arm of Mr. Watterson there
was a demonstration that lasted ten
minutes, thousands of flags being waved
in unison with the cheers that swept over
A. soon as the noise had subsided. Mr.
Watterson began his address of welcome.
Government the Issue.
Mr. Watterson spoke in part as fol-
"There is but one paramount issue for
the next Presidential battle, and that is
the rescue of the Government from tho
hands that have misused and debauched
it, and its restoration to the custody of
the plain but sovereign people. Tho
parties to it are, upon the one hand, a
standing army of trained politicians 'held
together, not alone by the cohesive
power of the public patronage, but by a
community of interests as underlying as
it is unthinking, richly caparisoned in all
the panoply of successful war, and on
the other hand the mass and body of
those who hew the wood and draw tho
water and pay the taxes, undrilled, un-
skilled and widely separated; often
groping in the dark, sometimes rnis-
diTctcd by divided counsels: always
lacking the resources by which results
are reached and dangers turned, but
never yet united except to conquer.
"It Is veteran troops against the raw
militia, an unequal, though not a boot-
less array, ;is many a well-fought field
in days of old bears witness. Give us but
half the discipline of the regulars and a
tit lie of their equipment and we shall
drive them before us across the barri-
cades of criminal wealth, though led by
Theodore Roosevelt himself.
Bryan the Chieftain.
"I recognize as our chieftain in this
approaching conflict tho Hon. William
Jennings Bryan of Nebraska.
"It costs me no sacrifice of either
personal preference or pride of opinion
to make this declaration. Mr. Bryan and.
I have not always agreed as to the
means: we have never disagreed afc to
the end. The appeal to the moral nature
of the people which he has made with so
much eloquence and power, 1 was making
when he was a boy. He grew to man-*
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Sept. 15, limit 17
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SATURDAY, SEPT. 15th.
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