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VOL. I1L, NO. 81.
AMXRILLO. TFXAH. STl.nMV. -lAMARY 1:1. If.
PHM K FIX F 'Fr
GRASP OF GOLD
Weather Conditions More
' Stricken Area
mow: ( hi.i:rin; hkpohts nMF.
FROM SF.tTIONS XVII FRF HIT.
Tin hli.xrh has
HF.LD long sxv.xv.
Relief from tho Ions cold spell Is
in sight. Sunday t warm wove which
already has started eat from the
Rocky mountains la expected to reach
the Great Lakeg region and tempera
turei considerably above the xero fig
ure which has been reported for
more than a week, are forecasted.
Saturday, according to the weath
er bureau. In Chicago will be the last
of the below sero weather days for a
time in the region south and west of
the Great Lakes. Further east an
other day of old weather Is proph
ealed. Tempercturei tonight had moder
ated to a great extent and suffering
among humans and Btock for the
past week or ten days Is being re
lieved. In Kansas, Missouri. Oklahoma,
the Eastern Mates, and even Texas,
where ruffe-ring hns been greut and
traffic Impeded In some plan's com
pletely checked, the hltuntlon tonight
Montana and the Dakota, where
tho weathtr Iium been very severe aiv
Hendl'itr out favorable reports to
' nishl. u)l trains Into Butte, nrJ Hel
ena are now realPed occasionally.
FROZF.X NFXR XX ACO
Waco. Tex., Jan 12. On th I'am
eron fur n. located four miles from
Wnco. the Melius boilv of Aunt Lucy
Ueioi 1. ngod ninety, was found this
mornlnc. She hud froen to death
.luilm: ih.t n!i;t.
A drop of flft -seven degrees In
temperature was noted here at 7 a.
m.. the mercurv registering three
above 7110, the coldest In fifteen
hwixv and nim:it
tXLT AT SAX ANTt'NIO
Vf .snfitH Press
5nn Antonio. Tex., Jan. 12. Prop
ping from a temperature of seventy
tw oaljove yesterday afternoon to
seventeen this morning. Intense cold
prevailed here today. Many children
nwoke :hls uioruhif to see their first
The streets wero covered with a
whlf mantle for the first time sine
Registering nineteen above at
fi Vtlork. ihere was little clit.nse
In the temperature, the tnerrtcv at
nine o'i lo( k r'nnding St twentr.
TO MIXICO .t I F
tinlveston. Tex, Jan. 12. The
rolilcrt weather of the winter, and
In nil probability for several winters.
Is prevailing in this section. At 7
a. m. the theromometer registered
twentv-three above, at noon it had
dropped to twenty-one, with a pre
dMIcn of sixteen to eighteen by to
night. . -
During the greater part of the
mornlnc sleet fell, mixed with snow
In January of last year the mer
emv dropped to -nineteen, and in
Febrnarv. I "ill. to seventeen.
l.OXXIT TFMIT.lt ATFItK
OF YKXIt AT DXLLAS
Dallns, Tex.. Jan. 12. The low
ctit temperature of the present win
ter was registered at the government
weather bureau todty, when the tem
perature dropped to four above iero
In the early morning hours. At nine
o'rlmk It was five above.
Th Above at Sherman.
-TrMi,t o r iiif Wir.
Sbermnn. Tex., Jnn. 12. The
vorst bllinrd known for years pre
vailed In this section last night and
this mornlnt. the temperature fall
ing to three above.
IV sT)i K HAM ICE
LIGHT IX ol.MlAM
Vesa, Tex.. Jan 12- John Lap
derglu. f landerr it Bros . tha lars
est cattle owrers of this vicinity, sayi
that, t'i to dite. Oldham cannty cat
tV ose have been very small.
ZHVSKO WINS IX
M XTCII WITH KOLLKH
Py Attocistrd Prrti.
Denver. Col.. Jan 12. Zby
rko wen three straight falls iu
the wrestling match' with Dr.
Holler here tonight. The first
fall was won in sevcnty-tjirce
minutes, the second In twelve
minutes. Interest was keen
. mm is
Declares Time Not Ripe for
Woman in United States
Senate " -
Br AorUtcd Prrw.
Denver, Col., Jan. 12 Sarah
Piatt Decker today silenced the -effort
to boom her as a candidate for
the United State Senate at the pri
mary election, to be held in this state
She said: "The time Is not ripe
for the election of a woman to the
senate. 1 know the day will come
when she will sit In the councils of
the nation, but it won't be in my
generation. Not even Colorado has
advanced to where she can select a
woman for United States senator."
Phll.uh Ipbin Automobile Mmw.
Philadelphia, l'a., sin. 12. Motor
Ins cclohrltleg from all parts of th-i
lountry have arrived In this city as
tho advance guard of the army of
makers. factory exports, nrd demon
strators to co-operate In the eleventh
annual exhibition of the Phtla lolphl 1
Automobile Trade Association which
ts to open to the public tomOTOW In
h. l"irt nA Third pMrlruent armor
ies o early errlvsb, Included .-V-
(eral manufacturers of motor ryvlos,
tire and accessories. In addition ti
the heads of the bin plants rpaeel
in th" exilnsive production of plena
uve and commercial vehicle The
show this year Is to be r. two weeks
session. The first .week Is to be (le
veled exclusively to gasoline ears.
Ti e electrl? vehii-lcs will have thel.'
innings the second week
TO MIFItXVOOIt ill I.I,
Ity MsnciilH rrw t
Washington. D C. Jan. 12.
When the Senate Pensions Commit
tee meets Monday to consider th-'
Sherwood general service pension
hill. Chairman McCumber will ask
the committee to substitute a bill
which he has Introduced, which un
dertakes to grant Increased pensions
by amending the present law, so as
to make additions both on acovn.
of ae and service.
Estimates place the Increased cost
under the McCumber bill at twenty
millions annually, averaging fifty
two dollars per annum.
Senator CnrtK the Kan-a mem
ber of the committee, will also Vrc
sent a bill Monday, demanding a re
dor t ion In the figure.
I vT X Fi: THAU. I
Rv cilrl PrM
Pueblo. Col., Jan. 12. The Colo
rado flood Roads Associations Irv con
vention here today endorsed the San
ta Fe trail and Rainbow Route as
the official roadway across thi state,
part of the transcontinental high
way. Ihe proposed route Is along th
Arkansas river, from the Kansas line
to Canon City and Salldo. thence
across Marshall Pass to Grand Jnnc
tio rand Salt iJike.
Harmon Opcti ramrwicn.
F.ast Si I-ohIs, 111.. Jrn l?.--ov.
einor J'idson Ilr.rnion of Ohio urrh
ed here today to deliver the first
speech In hl campaign fcr the rvn
ocratlc presidential nomination In
Illinois. The addres, U to be deliv
ered at a mM meeting arrarrel ly
the St Clair Cour.tv lHnHratN- li'b
I4ral l orecavt.
Fair and rising temperature Sat
urday. X'eslerday's temperature:
Vt 7 a. m. . . At 7 p. m. ... 1 $
M.nliui.m ... II Minimum . .
1911 Max. . . . 71 191 1 Mln. ... i:
XVahlnrton. D. C.. Jan. 12. For
West Texas Fair and warmer Si
nrtay. Sim lay fair.
Ohioan Voices Fervent Wish
for the Return of "Old
III EOT SUIT 1115
ATTACKS I IMXNt IXL POLICY OF
THHFF I'XST HF.PIIH.ICAX
I't AiwUtut PrM. "
Fnst Paint Lnuii. 111.. Jan. 12.
"O. for an hour of Andrew Jack
ton!" This slogau, figuratively a wish
for resumption of the tariff and
economy policies of President Jack
son, summarized the views expressed
by Governor Harmon of Ohio In his
rpeoeh here tonight before the Dem
ocratic Club, the occasion being the
celebration of the hundredth anni
versary of the battle of New Or
leans. "Jackeon urged a gradual reduc
tion of tariff taxes." Governor Har.
mon sa'.i, "espclally on the neces
saries of life, at a time when the
tariff was levied mainly for revenue.
W hen recently we saw a presi
dent" led aealnst his Just inclination
to sler and praise a tariff bill which
bioke his own and big party's prom
ise of reform, then, in the face of
his own adn.lsslons. veto bills for
redact lona nnssed by Congrers un-
('r the difct command of the VLtrj
of the e.itire country, men every
where exclaimed, a they did in the
dava ot t'.e vacillating Dichanan.
for an hour of Andrew Jackson!' "
Oovrpc.r I'.inncn attacked th-? fi
nanclal policy of the three last Re
Im.MU.iii .'.-idn.ir.lsti -.tic.r.c. n
Inrn-a")')! tl'e Voif nl outlay one M!
lions dollars every two years to more'
tnan a billion a year, and haln de
vrted n'ost attention to "arranging
tariff tsxes so a to enable faured
manufacturers to colb-ct from the
pi blic a much larger sum thnn one
blllicn dollars for his on benefit"
Lifeless Body of Mrs. W.
F. Fuller Discovered in
Ranch Home .
Bv Av'atct Prf.
SanderMn. Tex.. j-1an. 1:'. Th
dead b-i.iv of Mrs XX. F. Fulb r
found this niornlnu sevcrnl ht.r..rc!
vjriN from the ranch house of it.
Fi ller fa nlly. fifteen milt's from th -plae.
The fvo Fuller children wer.
lafer discovered In a raryon on tl -ranch,
badly lister., nnd almor.f ;ri
en They'were unable to tell tl
offlrert anything, exrept that h
had ben a qi-srrel.
Authorities are looking for sM--
husband, who. they claim, attempt '.
to burn the house after the crln
hfc! been committed. The Fuller
moved to this county abo.it a yes'
aso from Menard county. The cM'
dten ar the womtn's hy a forner
After Golf Tonrnamesits.
Philadelphia. Pa , Jan. ir. n
controlling, powers In AmerlTT
,Mf affairs are ytherpg ,ln t
Quake. City In sntlclpatlon of U'
annual meeting of the United St.it
Gof Aseoclation. which In to be !
tomorrow at the Bellevue-Strat '
Hotel ruhpe interest In the nre
inc will bp confined almost lo
o th1 releethn of the cotirsi ( '
the char plorHp tournamentf '
111 The Chbauo Golf Club, t
Cincinnati Golf Clu'. the Coiit
C1t! if H-:ff.i'o and the F.hm-i C" '
trv Club of Manchester. Vas -an
lied for the amstur cha'fi 1 -ship
eep The Fex club is ;i
plicant for the ovn cbampi. ' -alo.
mh:le tl-.e women' title !'")
touch bv bf.tti the T.cffalo sr I
'!. Ibe asau Country Cl b f
G!en Cove. . Y.. Is willing to .n -
s'n Kir of h evert sboH l '1 i
eiit;n ('rr're t-i U-e lis iki"''
')it lnii!rt sliixfH r X,.
-stil.-. X'. sb.. Tai. l.'TIie ! v '.
r"nnst SViLpcrs "v-ta'l in hn 1
ainu.il n-ee'I-i- )n th!s ci,r '.'
vlih an aitenlanc rf prcn r-""t
I i-il-crtrrt from friTon XX'.'i't
toi . Cali.Vnia and Hr:ti-'i f.hv
TEST Ml I
Big Steel Magnate Subject
ed to Sharp . Fire of
urn i:s KTicoNcj orittsiTHtx to
STOCK JtHi:l(i AND ADYO
C.XTKS 1 HI ST ItH.ICY OF
It Anriitt Prn.
Weshlncton. D. C. Jan 12. An
drew Cnrnenle concluded testlmon
before the House "Steel Trust"' In
vestigating committee today.
He admitted that in 1?00 be had
contributed ll.BOO to oppose the pol
icy of Imperialism and annexation of
the Philippines. asalled Wall Street,
branded stock Jobbers as "parasites"
urged the Roosevelt "trust" policy
In preference to that of President
Taft. and asked Congress to consid
er that problem carefully.
During the dav's examination on
many subjects, Carnegie was subject
ed to a fire of questions that put
Mm on Ms mettle. The former steel
Vine's Rttack on stock lobbing may
influence legislation to be proposed
by the committee.
Tne witness said that he d'vided
tho Carnocle Steel company stock
Into a thousand shares in order to
ke p tbe shares off the stock ex
charire. He said he did not believe
In tV Ftoik exchange, and hid been
j'l-.ved differentlv from childhood.
I lie .iitl that he never "bout-hi lon-i:r-
!',( n f
OX ni.xn:K OF 1 111 ".FT
. r. ;' k :. -sw. 1 ; - ,
' ..Ibi.j, T.'., Jan. 12. '"orncllus
I . folmson. route carrier between
lenir.on nnd Dalai. as Indlclol iiy
Ibe Felcral gr(;nd Jery tolay on a
! tl.argv of th) ft of 12.:on from the
' islls. the mon-'v having been malle i
(roni Houston. Teos. to Saint Louis,
PLEIf EO LTV
Physician Confesses To
Charge of Murdering
! VK-iafl Prf'l
drci-wi, 11'.. . Jan 1- Pr. Ilan
Kli'ti Webs'.er. In the lircnit )ourt
01l.1v. cnn-rcd a pb-ii of KHilty to
ibe 1 1' ".rs-" of nvTilerins bis wife
!'ep.ii Krpt Webster. confexitiir thsi
:u .!i:r.tii'il n!s wife, then slache.l
her thvnat. The penaltv nu b
Ifdire Farr.md announced tha'
would Itnpose serttetice Jan'ia-y
Washington. P. C. Ian IC - The
United States I, In peed of a cp.i.!c
aron'm'rt Anvope fillipe the bill
may take the clvlt service examina
tion tomorrow and if urcessfc" will
: be placed on Uncle Sam's pa rM:
I ft r l?.4-0 a year. The d itles c f 'h
jpositlcin will consist ! rond-.'ct'n.'
exponments in the a !.p:ion an I
bDlln)? of varieties ol om .ip! ir
harvesting and tpresnipe ot n-r
!rrln and tt ese ss a rerer.i icm
i Inrentleatlors Involve much traelm;j
dertne the rrewlnr seson l'h 1oN
'oraferv work dur;nr the wln'er s! !
XAsshlnrtcr. The position fome ut
iler the Porexn of Pl.int lpdus)rv In
tb D'PartP'CPt of .XrrVult-tre J
I'siks Tettrony l'ehsiefc.
I e sn?ele. Cll.. J "I 1" X
;l,l.,l f'Om evorr DPle tod.'.e. tT'e
o' ' Varsell Pirks aiir'
peM H Corner, rbsrred w'ti cop-S"ir-ne
ti de'ror tve 'itv bsM r- -
pritt bcre. l,i,ak.lV.."l Th COU-
l'o.-ri-l nr.MI MmuI.iv.
V.lln; i.f Xt.-'ir.. ltr.-!
r".-.;- ' fv
trceH'"- f-ri"i i
terd 1 'vb "
'Mil rf tV "
I,. 1" ;....,
t-t - r rf "5 it) s a'
. , :1t t. ,.. ) t,.r
"r'.i-sn sid I'-el:i'P
mci I a t im Presi
(e.nt 11. P V
i r ef .1 . 1
ores1.', it at the iri'i.il s.-i.. tV
Ttorripc aed .ielivered Vis am a! a"
I'IMiE CHF.ATIOX OF
Py Attocialrtl Pt.
Washink'ton. D. C. Jan. 12.
PaniMel Gompers and the ex
eiAitive cour.cil of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor to
de.y urrvt the House Commit
tee on Labor tc report the bill.
creatltiK a Department of La
bor with cabinet rrnk.
FLEET If 60
Tense Situation in Ecuador
Draws Attention From
P. 7 Macistnl Prs.
Washington, P. C, Jan. 1!. The
State Department is considering th-
advisability of sending a division ot
the United States Faclfle fleet to
Guayaquil, mhere the gunboat York
town has been since the trouble broke
Unless the situation Improves ay'"8. Amarlllo.
..... . . T, j a r..
Gnayaoull. tne headquarters ot tne
revolutionists, officials believe that
additional naval forces will be nec
The State Department today re
ceived word from Ecuador that a
conference Is supposed to have been
entered Into between rebels nnd the
roverpmont. with a view of reachine
an e-irly acrcement..
The commander of the United
States eurbont Yorktown has causd
oTi,en and children to be withdrawn
from the town near the cene of the
? J V' kv'.unk . fc
!.LF T Ot UP I IIS
Spri LI I" C-uiW Nr'
Plalnvlew. Tex.. lap. 12
First Xatloppl Itank of I'lalnv
elwted th' fnllnwinc office;
is IV I II Pl.iton, president: W
C. Matties. vi)'e-iresldent ; C.uy Ja
rr.h enhi. r The Hoard of Pirec -
'tors Include the above officials and
(Messrs. Levi Schick "pd V. C. tludg-1
T.ie Cltl7)ns Nattonc! Ttank re
elected the followt- 'flciuls: .1.
N. Ponoho pn-ti X'auchn.
lce-presiil)'Pt ' cash
ier; X. V VcKe.- tant ashler.
The Poard of Piretor Is ar fol
lows: Mews. XVavne Paxton. R. C.
Ware J. L. X'ar.gbn. I. N. lHnohoo.
F. 1'. '.Hushes. XV. I.. Harrington and
1 it it.intin
Plalrview hns three national bunks
eni-h with fioo.nnn capital stock.,
Thf Th-rd National Hank has nt v. t
hv'il it !) Hon The banks nre all
In the l t )f l.)-:i!''i financiallv.
MIM HV STHIKF !
TIIKI". XTIAI P IN I'.LITXIX
t ' v
)-i..r. Iir I? -The b.illotin:
the Mipei" Feb-rati)n of lre-i
I'ri'aln to d-i ri' ini wb.-ther or no'
the orconiration nl Ml stand firm in
Hi present dispu'e it h tle tni!'
pn)-rs eonclbdi-d toi'ay. The vc'cs
of the fD-ml'-'Vs. ni'tlit ei :11c between
uOf-.oon and T'O'.nin- nill b- fir
s-.'.nbtl to the general so)Tetaty aril
the icsi It ot the -l-ct'on v i'l b-
n-ade k'lcwii lit tlie nat'iisl cenfer-
r.i-e which Is to ass-mhle In Birmins-
iiam next Tbursdav.
Thouvh hone, are still extuessen !
that the threftened trike n av h,.'
averted, there is n, denvmg te f .v t j
outlook is causit g .nrch un-i
1c r-orths remain to 'he
p.M emakers. as tie pr -s-it asree
ment bei-n the pilner1 and op"T
itr s i'l pot tTv inate :ntll tb en I
slI.X FHH) I"I'FUS
mus ii: 1; xn.no x:
Plainvlew. Tex.. Jan. 12 - Mer
v.o'v an.1 West. re-rev)-rtir..' th
v.-. v Rest ell r.ii!n-ad. 'Te in
,r .-Ter!.T jltiil Pe cllUen-
i . . m' to 1'r' ountv i.iiit:'l
sirred c;i a l-on-.s of $T',.'"" to In-
!m.. !. 'ire 'o i"H'f throiish that
tesn It Is retor'ed tliat th." read
!1! 1 in the near future, and
:te ropsi-'er'nc the preposition of
.t r-l-.ni- bv .iv of Silverton and
1'lain : fro"i Mevtfhlf to 1-1 el!.
i'! - v : the largest town rn the
Plains south rf .::nrtl!o and fv ree
on of ti t.-nn.ue being gTeatly In
"Ofi"! bv irrUaUon in tils S"cltcp
and the bur 's''!-')' eons sue '. P"--l.r)-
l t otfer ei-cts ti ta id a iine
rro. . ..,kt -t hi mt- d.,te.
EEl NEXT SHOW
Poultrymen Decide To
Hold Next Year's Ex
SIIW XX ILL HK COXTIXI FI
THL'il ;((i t TODAY IX
OHHI'H THAT ALL MAY
Officers elected by the Panhandle
Poultry Association, for the ensuing
rear, yesterday afternoon, are as fol
President L. 0. Small, AmarllloA
Secretary-Treasurer Frank Mor- '
rls. Jr., Amarlllo.
X Ice-Presldenta Roy McDonald.
Dnlhart: Charles Dnramler, Amsv
arillor Mrs. W. B. Griffin. Claude;
C. L. Poarch, Glazier; 8. 8. Slonaker.
Plalnvlew; J. C. Fry. Jr.. Tull: Cut
Reese, Washburn: W. E. Muldrow.
Assistant Secretary G. 8. Hop-
Hoard of Dlrec-tors rR. D. Glat. E.
O. Sellars. R L. Joiner. W. H. Brum
niett and J. L. Bonnar.
Amarlllo a chosen as place of
President Small made a strong;
plea for Amarlllo as the next place,
of meeting and declared that th
organization should act In connection
with the affiliations Interested In pro
moting an All-Pnnhandlo Fnlr. This
(suggestlon met with the hearty ap
proval of all members present, bnt
there wa objection to merging the
Panhandle Poultry Association wtth
the Fair Association, for the reason
that the time well stilted for th
tr -r.r vt mt
jwelj suited to the display of poultry
on a prle tnkin? basis, as '.in.larde
nre applicable only after Iecembr
1. This latter suceestlon prevailed,
and carried with It the privilege of
a poultry exhibit, as such, hut that
It shoul l not do away with the an-
' '"1 show of the poultry raisers.
Dr. P 8. Ashhv. one of the heavy
exhibitors from this city, made a
jhlronc flcht for his motlop to Invite
the Texas Poultry Raisers' assoclft
tion to meet In Amarlllo next year.
The date of meeting of the Pan-
handle Association was set a( tb I
second Tuesday In January. J.
In order to accommodate the pub
lic mltli another opportunity to vlsil
snow, ine management issued tne
follow ine circular ye-terdny after-
"On account of the bad weather
pwor.i'ng many from attending, the
Poultry Show will remain open Sat
vrdav until p.m. The exhibits tbl
vi ir Include manv of the best bird
fcr seen In the Panhandle nnd prlre
inr.er'! In the bet show In the
"Thev are well worth seelnsT.
Si '-ool rhildren admitted free until
nm. The Chamber of Commerce
nrres i-vervl i dy to se e this show and
v the snire time entourage the work
leing done bv thl association."
Although the attendance was noi
At it best durlnif nny day of th
show, it is s!at)d by tho.-e in charge
that iii.itc a few salet- resilte-l
thr'i:-.'hoet the exhibit. Fancier
and novices alike, were attracted
by the excel) nt quality of the offer
ings Ther bought of th "a'-lja
tin Ti-i rt r-naiiii in thq rnlnitiHw "
and It in stated that
as a result rf the showing there wITl
fiv breed-rs and raisers after th
fr s,'n' 'a.n in tne ranbandle.
here heretofore there has been but
The vanoi s rood iHtnt of the dlf-f-rent
t reed, were aniplv dlsnlaved
throi.rh tve medium of the show,
and prospective purrhnsers may now,
as ner before, select with Intelli
gence any dominant charai terlstl
(that may be desire 1. In many othe
, particulars thre bas btvp. notch of
1 benefit . and the people of thl4 city,
land those visiting fron; ot h sec-
lor of the Panhandle, f'.H-l thtt thee
j now h.ivi- nn it.stltutton that will
. !irof of rreit b-i-efit as a dei e'oper
Mn t Is seitlon That the hen Is .1
p.iyer o' mortcau-cs and nots over
due, there canrot be the least doubt
1 eo''l vho have beard of the won
derfi 1 things a-'eomplisbtvl throu-h
the rrowlr.g of chickens
It I" the eptess-d belief of a nun-'-.
r of the trore er.thi.siastiv exhibitor-
th: :he crvlng of poult rv Will
soor ''crome of the er'iitcr cf tle
smaller tndustrle of the Panhandle
t-vjitr. The d.i . ind for thorough
bred birds l liiot.-bg rreaLT In
this oction of i v stxte. wth.eac