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THE HICKMAN COURIER
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CURIO DEALER TELLS
OF BARCELONA RIOTS
NEW ORLEANS MAN DESCRIBES
THRILLING SCENES IN SPANISH
CITY IN PRISON 24 HOURS.
New OrUann. Henry tie lo Huelos,
.'calcr Jn curios nnd objects of art.
hus relumed fronva collecting tour In
K tin In He vras In Hnrcclonn during
the recent rtols.nnd on emerging from,
mo nousc wiiere ne nuu o.'tui iiuumnu
for six days was arrested .and Imprls
nr.nl for n linvi nnd a nlcht. Hit
account of the state of popular foek
Ing, and particularly or tne reasons
underlying the Moling ugrilnsfthe re
ligious order,' cast nete light- on the
cbscuro history of those tempestuous
Said Mr. tie Jos Kudos: "I was in
llarcclonn from the mlddio of July to
tho 10th or 12th of August. It Is n
ii'ost beautiful and prosperous city
the finest in Spain, nicer than Madrid.
After the Barcelona Riots.
And the peoplo are tho brightest in
tho kingdom. They are- restless and
uneasy under. Alfonso's government;
they arc moro republican than, mon
archical. 'Tho. riots began on Monday at 9
a7,mtjJu(y J5, ..Before night tho. revo
lution has revealed Itself In all its
lurldness. On Tuesday the mob be
gan to burn the convents; they burned
ten that day. Wednesday was . the
worst day of nil; it was a day ot fight
ing, or incendiarism, of bloodshed, ot
revolution In the typical sense. That
was the 27th. Barcelona was cut oft
from communication with the world
by land and sea.
"Ninety-eight were wounded In thq
light that day. There were 275 corpses
burled as the result of the four days'
struggle between the mob and the civil
Kuard, who accomplished tho pacifica
tion. On the 31st the pacification be!
Kan to be effective. Stores opened
and there began to bo a movement of
life in the streets.
"I hod been living In a pension fre
quented by Americans and French on
one of the principal avenues. Natu
rally, we did not go forth while the
rtorm raged for fear of being com
promised between tho two forces.
When the air cleared I took a walk.
A civil guard stopped mo and asked
my name, address and business. I
gave them. He- marched, mo to the
station bouse and had mo searched.
"'Lock this man up,' be said. The
next day I was brought beforo the
judge. I wild that I was an American
citizen. The United States consul
came and testified to tho truth of my
claim, Then they released me. If
I had not proven my citizenship I
should bavo been sent Into the army.
"It U not generally understood in
this country thnt the fury of the mob
wag directed against the religious or
ders. Through all tho disturbance the
churches remained open; the aeculai
priests came and went as usual, and
performed their duties.. U was the
friars and nuns that tho people were
Mr. de los Kueloa stooped down bo--ldo
a mahogany stand and drew from
n low shelf a thigh bono of an ndult
"This Is a bone I picked up in the
street. It was a part of tho mumtm
o a nun. Tho mob tied ropes around
them and dragged them through the
"The reason for it? Oh, tho people
believed that tho bombs which have
Lecn exploded In llarcelonu at Inter
vals during tho last two years wore
tuado ill the convents. In ono of th
convent schools they found a chem
leal laboratory, .which .anybody might
reatonably expect, but It did not sc
strike theQ people, who. taw in it otil)
a botnb-muking place. Tho, people ro
vpect tho secular priests whom the)
meet, but they know very little of tbt
monks, whom thoy se.Uom see;
bunco, their misapprehensions anduu
WOULD RULE BY PROXY
ZKLA.YA MAY RF.3IOK IN FAVOR
Plot Froves Bensntlon- Warships
and Murines Ltave for
Washington Driven to illustration
by the unexpected ami untiemiing atll-
tuuo of the Inltcil Mstes rresnient
Zelnvn is now rriHirted to Hate ilct cloned
a riln wlicrcbv lie ran rcsliin and st
the am lime retain the reins of power.
ThU consists In putting in the oltlco of
nrelil'ii( Jon Mnilrlz. well known in
Central American diplomatic circles as
Zclava's henchman, and declared to ls at
Zelata's beck ami mil. The stale de
partment, It is declared, li entirely cog
nizant of the conspiracy under way, and
will act vigorously and promptly if oc
Troop. Ship. Tralrie Sails With Seven
WanhlUEtoii Nm1' force of the
I'nlted States ato being uioted forward
tonight to both coast of Central Amer
ica for the purpose of protecting Amer
ican life and property In Nicaragua by
force of arm if tlic necessity arUei.
With the departure Thursday after
noon from Philadelphia of the troopship
I'ralric wth 700 marines alioard for the
Isthmus of 1'nnamnT and, if it tie so de-
erred, for Nicaragua, and with the sail
ing from Magadalcna bay of the protected
eruier Albany ami the gunboat York-
town for Curimo on the Pacific coast uf
Nicaragua, the activity of the navy de
partment was. manifest on- both oceans
Dai wan ine Mcaragtun snore.
Beside the Wore mentioned vessels
the cruiser I)m Moinc nnd Tscoms
and the gunboat Marietta are lying off
Port Limon, Out Hlca, ready for any
call upon the in and the guns of the lit
tle gunboat Icksburg are pointed to
ward the cuttoui houc and town of Co
rinto. The gunboat Princeton U en
deavoring to make her way from the
Bremerton navy yard, Washington, to
PARLIAMENT MUST DISSOLVE
Ajqulth Saya Situation TJnparalled
in English History.
London l!y a majority of S13, after
a brief but excited sitting, the house of
common Thursday recorded it claim to
executive control of the nation's purse,
a claim never before challenged In mod
ern time. The vote wa taken on -a
resolution offered by Premier Asqultfy
which declared "that tho action of the
house of lords, In refusing to pa. into
law the financial provision made by the
chamber of tfie Expenses ot the year,
was a breach of tho constitution and an
usurpation of the rights of the house
of common, 'and the resolution was
pasted by a tot of 349 to 131.
Ily this vote the opposing force of the
lords aod.icuinmSns.nre placetl'lni-battle
array for one of the greatest contitu
tional struggles that hat come before
tho country's judgment for centuries.
The scenes of ci.thutiatm jvhlch niccom
panied the voting on 'Mr.'AsuhlTs res
olution re in marked contrast 'to thow
witnessed during the recent debate In
the home of 16rd.
MONTHLY COTTON MOVEMENT
November Lost 064,000 Bales Prom
New Orleant Secretary Heater's
New Orleans cotton exchange statement
Issued Thursday covers tho monthly
movement' to the close. of Nuvcmlx-r.
Compared with last year it shows a
decrease for fno mouth in round figure
of 054,000, an increase compared with
year before last of 11,000, and with
1006 a decrease of 441,000.
The total for November was 1,0(1 139
against 2,S95,007 last J car, 1,030,11)3
year before last, and' 2,332,100 same
time in 1000.
The amount of the crop brought Into
tight for the three month from Septem
ber to November inclusive, it 544,000
under last year, 1,183,000 over the year
before last and 85,000 over 1000.
Uphold Anti-Betting Law.
San Francisco The State Supreme
Court sustained today the validity of
the Wulker-Ott anti-betting law when
it refuted to issue a writ of habeas cor
put for the discharge of Cliarle Itrown,
who wat arrested Nov. 22 at the Kmery
ville race track for accepting u bet.
The Walker-Otis nieaturc passed at
the last kcstion of the legislature I nl
moit identical with the New York laws.
Memorial to Washington.
Washington llellcvlng that there
should be' in the national capital a
George Washington memorial building,
n hall capable of accommodating large
conventions, the board of education of
the District of Columbia has Indorsed
a recommendation that a movement, to
be universal out the United States, lie
started here on Feb. 22 next. The ob
ject is to have each school child buy a
button at a cost of 10 cents, thus pay.
Ing for a brick In tho new building.
Million Fite at Baltimore.
Baltimore. Within a stone's throw
of the place where the great-conflagration
of 1001 started, Bjltimoie wui vis
ited Thursday by one of the most dam
aging fires of the year. The bla
started In tho wholesale shoe establish
ment of tho Spear Brother Company.
The blare then spread to thu old Mary
land National Bank building and the
dry good house of It. M. Sutton Sc Co.,
before the tlreineii managed to get It
under control. Several llreiuen were
Injured, The dumage Is estimated at
ANOTHER COMET DISCOVERED
Miss Tott finds a new heavenly visitor which ovsrshsdows In Imper
taice the coming comet.
IT LOOKS LIKE WAR
DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH
nig Stick Bristling From Every Word
or Secretary's Note, Wnlcn la
Indorsed by the l'resldsnt.
Washington. Secretsry of State
Knox Wednesday relumed the pattport
of Fell) ltodrlguez, charge d'affaires of
the Nlcaraguan legation, with a lettrr
scathingly denouncing the Zelayan ad
ministration ot the got eminent' ot Nic
aragua. The letter I definitely declared
to represent the tiews of President fait,
and is about at plain siken at "any
thing emanating from the state depart
ment in many jears.
Thv extraordinary feature of .the let
ter Is that it seem to etidence an Intcn
Hon on the part of the United Stales to
hold l'reident Zelaya personally respon
sible for the alleged torture and exe
cution of the American!, Cannon ind
Groce, and exhibits the unliiue situation
of one government holding the chief ex
tent he of another practically as a com
mon malefactor. . -
Secretary Knox virtually announce
the recognition of the Nicuraguaa revo
lutionist, declare it to Iw tho ' con
tiction of the I'nlted States that the rev
olution J r presents the sentiments )f a
majority of the Nicaragtwn people, and
tliat there I evidently no rejiiulble
head villi which the I'nlted Matei'ran
deal. He therefore announce that all
parties will he held accountable for their
action a affecting the inter et of
Americans and the peace of Central
This brine the crlsl a near to the
status of war as it could be brought by
executive action without a definite decla
ration by both bouses of congress.
YOAKUM & CO. BUY FRISCO
Action Taken to Avoid Threatened
New York. Six tlioinaixl the hun
dred mllrs of railroad, forming the St.
Luuis JL San Irancitco Uallroad lom-
iMuy, generally known a the Frisco,
changed hand In New York Wednesday
by its tetrralire from the Ilrrk Island
company, with which it was merged In
The purchasers arc Ik F. Yoakum, for
mer chairman of the Frisco-Hock Island
Imard, and B. I. WInch'll, former pres
ident of the Hock Itland, Mho now be
comes president of the Frisco. It Is
understood In addition that Messrs. Win
chell and Yoakum liae at their ao
ciateit In tl.e deul some of the leading
capitalist of the .Middle W'ett, Includ
ing Adolphut Hunch and Festus J. Wade,
of St. I-oiiii, as well a the L'uion Trust
Company of that city.
All accounts agree that the dissolution
wa brought alsiut by fear of federal
intervention. The Hock Island and
Frisco lines uirallel and lap each other
at various olnU, and there i reason
to bclieio the Interstate commerce com
mission had taken cognizance of that
Women Prejudiced Him.
Barttrsville, Okln. IWmi.o of the
presence In the court room of members
of the Women's Christian Temperance
Union, counsel for 1). II. lleerhlng)
charged with bootlegging liipior, hat
asked for a changM of venue, alleging
that the women cause a prejudice to
exist against the defendant; At a meet
ing uf tho union the women made plans
for aiding in the enforcement of law
and u resolution provided that members
should take front seats In the courtroom
during bootlegging trials.
COTTON TAX PLANNED.
Rutslan Commission Has Approve! the
St. Peteriburg. The minltterlul torn
mission which has been dUcutiing with
butiness men various mutters of trade
bus approwd the ugg-tlu of placing a
tax of seven-tenth of one cent on each
pound of cotton grown In Kur'.jK-aii Hu
slu, llokhnia and Khiva. The proceed
of thu tax would be used for the promo
tion of cotton culture by systems uf irri
OHIO TRIPLE TRAGEDY
INSANE HAN KILL3 MOTHER,
OFFICER AND HIMSELF.
Two Others Are Wounded Before
1'otte Breaks Into House to Find
Prey Dead Under Bed.
Greenville, Ohio. After murdering hit
mother and an officer who attempted to
arrest Mm, and probaW fstally wound
ing another woman and her husband,
Clyde Weaver, 31 years of age, com
pleted the tala of Uoodrbed -by commit
ting suicide near licit.
Weaver wat declared to 1 a filleted
with exaggerated ego by physicians, and
was under suspended sentence! from the
prolwte court. Shtrilf John F. Ilaber and
Deputy Sheriff William II. r'arnt went
to Weaver's home to arrest him. Ths
appearance of the officer med todrlve
the man violently insane. He 0ncd
fire upon them from an upper window
with a shotgun, and Ferra fell, wounded.
A moment later Weaver's mother ruhed
from the house, crying "I'm shot," and
fell dead at the feet ot the sheriff.
Wlille Ilaber was trying to rethe the
woman W'eaer walked from the house,
carrying a revolver. He went to the"
woodshed, where Farra had crawled, and
fired twice at the wounded officer, kill
ing him. He then jumcd Into a buggy
In which the officer had reached the
houte and drove to the home of Levi
Mtnnich, a neighbor, from whom he de
manded protection. When Mlnnleh hes
itated to allow hint to enter the house,
Weaver drew hi reoler ami shot MIn'
nleh through the bark. Weaver then
turned on Mrs. Mlnnieh and shot her
A large potse imlckly surrounded the
house, and two deputy sheriff broke
through the rear donr. They found the
liody of Weaver under a bed. He had
used hit last bullet to blow out hit own
WHITE SLAVE FIGURES.
Alleged That 07,000 Olrls Sacrificed
Annually on Altar of Vic.
Chicago, HI. "At t,M0a a head, the
average price of negro girls on the
auction block fifty years ago, the 300,000
'white slaves' In the I'nlted State to
day represent an lnestment of (540,
000,000. Kach year 07,000, or $120,000,
000 worth of these women are sacrificed
In the highly financed districts of Vice
througliout the country and sn oiual
number of recruits are procured each
year to take the plsre of thos who have
worn themtche out In sin. Of this
vast army of unfortunate, whoso march
from the home to the morgue or the in
sane asylum by the vice route ha been
shown by statistics to atrragn (our to
five miserable years, Chicago today con
In these words, Dr. Jean T. Zimmer
man, president of the National White
Crust League, In an address before the
W'oodlawn Woman's Club, on the "Black
Slavery of Our White Olrls," strode to
Imprest upon her audience the extent and
horror of the traffic in women through
out the United State and Chicago's part
SLEEP WALKER IMMUNE.
Walked OK Fait Train and Run Over
by Another Not Hurt.
Hammond, Ind. While in a somnam
bulistic, sleep on a fast Lake Shore train
Wednesday, J. M, Ashcroft, aged 70,
walked otf the train while It was run
uing sixty mile nn hour, near Chester
ton, Ind., and was practically uninjured,
He fell on a parallel track, ami while
getting up was struck by arothrr train.
He receiied a slight sculp wound, and
was able to continue his journey.
BURLEY RECEIVERS ACT,
Will Handle Pools of 1600 and 100?
Lexiugton, Ky. l.ee S. Baldwin and
Itufut I.ltle, who last week were ap
pointed receivers for tho Hurley Tobarcc
Society's jMjolt uf 100(1 ami 1007, took
cliargo Monday of the uucxM-iidcd fund
of (301,000 remaining In thu pool. Tlicy
will conduct tho butltiest in connection
wilh the receivership from Winchester
Hie pool airuira of thu 1009 crop will
be bundled from Lcxlii-ton.
AFTER COTTON SHARKS
QOVXRNMRNT WILL INVK3TL
GATE COTTON GAMBLING,
Drawers Jain Hands With Spinners.
Planned to Reach Speculators
Under Anll-Trutt Law.
Washington, D. Ce Cotton gsmhllng
in New York and Boston I likely to
become the subject ot legal action ty the
department of justice that may result
In landing In jail tome of the biggrit
cotton speculator of tho country unuer
the provision of the Sherman antl trul
hlle no action ha yet been taken by
Attorney (.'enrru I W'lckrrsham, President
Taft has illamwrd the matter with him
with a view to planning a thorough in
vestigation by hit department slid tho de
partment of commerce and Itbor.
Behind tlilt latest mote nn the rt of
tho federal government are the congres
sional delegations of all- of the cotton
States of the South and of the New Kng
land Statea In which the gteat textile
milt are located.
Ono man who I largely responsible fur
the interest which members uf rongrrtt
and tlif president have shown hi cotton
speculation It Senator John Walter
Smith of South Carolina, who for many
years hsl been prominently Identified
with the cotton grower and came to the
senate with the avowed pttrpoto ot "go
ing after" the manipulators of the pile
of the South'a greatest product.
Cotton mill owner who are ready to
furnlth the gotrrnment with Information
and are determined to wtge the fight to
the very end are said to represent an
aggregate capital of 2J0,0O0,000. Their
Interest and that of ration grouers It
practically the tame la this instance, and
the fact that they hate joined fi-rces to
aid the government In It proposed In
vestigation and probable legal action Is
taken here to mean that the work will be
BLIZZARD STRIKES OKLAHOMA
Communication With Northwestern
- 1'olnU Bevered.
Oklahoma City, Okla.-On. of tbt
wortt blirisrd In year I raging In
Ncrthwettern Oklahoma. Cvmmunlr
tlon has been levered with all point
northwest of Woodward, and the true
situation cannot be learned.
A message from Amarilln Monday saj't
that 0 Inches of suow fell over lb
Texas Panhandle eouutry and that the
accompanying bliaard will do consul
rrabts damage to live stock.
Throughout'lhe Northwest' at far at
yVooiUard a tfesdy rain fell through-
tan ine uy, a freeze lounwing. ine ex
tcntlte Panhandle wheat Im-U of Oils
bom and Texas receltrd Its first general
rains, Halns over the central and south1
era fujt of tbn stale did no dsmsaw to
cotton, the crop hating Wu practically
gathered and the rainfall slaw.
ENJOINS NOISY WORSHIP.
Otorgla Congregation Ordered to
Btop Shrieking and Shouting.
Home, Ga.-Jiidge Moe Wright, of
the tiierior court, Itsued an Injunc
tion restraining the members of the
Broad Street Methodist Church from
"loud singing, shouting, shrieking or cry
Ing out." The Injnnctlen I sweeping iu
its character, and Judge Wright ordered
that it be rigidly enforced.
The spirit I ttrong In the Broad
Street Church, and nightly meeting have
been held, at which to much noIc wst
created that no one In the vicinity could
sleep. Some of these racctlugt hate con
tinued throughout tho entite night.
NEW GIN WILL SAVE MILLIONS
Will Increase Crop Value to Farmer
3 to 0 Cent rr round.
New York. Cuming over on the Baltic
of the White Star line it a recently In
vented cotton gin which It promoters
rlslm will revolutionize the cotton In
dustry of the I'nlted State. The new
contrivance differs from the American
glu, in thut It combs the staple from the
seed instead of cutting It as I done
by the sharp tawt of the old Whitney
H. J Mcdowan, of this city, who hat
had much excrIencA as a cotton planter
In Alabama, hat made arrangements to
have a trial test of the new gin, Mr.
Mcfiouan declares that the combing
prcces will mako such a saving In
the way of ginning at to Increase the
value of the crop to the planter fully
2 to S cent a pound, and that thlt
mean an annual Increase In tho wealth
of the cotton sale of at least 1200,000,
000. The gin at present In use, he tays,
not only cuts tho staple, but also wattes
much of It by reducing the lint to such
fine particles that they are blown away
Lumber Prices Soar.
Winnipeg Hough IuiiiImt advanced
one dollar per thousand feet all over
Western Canada Saturday. The mill
are calling In traveling salesmcut owing
to a rush uf ordcrt.
Oklahoma City, Okla.- Ten member
of the jury that tried Harvey Garrison,
deKied sheriff of Oklahoma county, filed
affidavits In the district court denying
the charge that there was drunkenness In
tho Jury-room during the consideration
of the case. The charge was inada by
(aunirl for Gnrrlsen In application for n
now trial. It. fl. liuins, the only juror
that voted for the sojulttul of Garrison,
cannot Iw found. Jit) disappeared from
M home Saturday night.
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