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ABILENE WSEXLY STTIECfOS, AIILESS. EA25A3, Af.IL 18. 1837.
A CITY DESTROYED ChJlnancingo, Mexico, Suffered S verely from the Earthquake Monday Morning. FLEEIX3 TO OPEN COUNTRY Telegraphic Communication With Oth- . sr Cltltt In That Region Cut Off and Their Fata la Not Known. Chllpanclngo, Mex., April 16. Thla elty baa bean completely destroyed by an earthquake. The known dead aumber eleven and the badly Injured 17. The treateat panlo prevail! and people are fleeing to the open country, Tha aarth continue! to rock at half- hour Interval! and many minor ehocki are completing the work of destruction begun by the first earthquake. Word hai reaohed bore that In the town of Chtlapa, 42 kilometer! to the northeastward hai also been de atroyed. No details have been re ceived as to the number of the dead and Injured. The population of Chllpanclngo is 7,498 and until the panic into which tha citizens have been thrown abates. It will be Impossible to state the num ber of casualties. The population of Chllapa Is 15,000. No word has been received from Tlxtla and It Is feared It also nas been destroyed. According to the movements of the earthquake, Tlxtla would be In Its direct line. The following message was sent to the federal telegraph office In Mex ico City from Chllapa. "Our boys are working In a public garden. A terrible panic prevails, as the earth continues to tremble at regular intervals. Send us tents that we may establish an office out In the country. All communication from the west coast has been cut off since the moment of the first big shock and it to not known to what extent that re gion suffered. The nearest large town, Acapulco, 131 kilometers to' the southwest of this place, has not been beard from. Both the volcanoes of Collma and Jorullo are In this region. The earth quake, It Is feared, may cause these mountains to become more active and to destroy much property and many Uvea. City of Mexico, April 16. The na tional bank of Mexico has received a telegram saying that 600 lives were lost In the destruction of Chllpancln go and Chllapa. In governmental cir cles the report Is not credited. It la admitted that both cities were leveled to the ground, but It is not thought that the death list will even approxi mate 500, owing to the fact that tha houses are built of atone In order to resist earthquake shocks. . Tha federal authorities here have been appealed to by the governors of the districts of Bravos and , Chllapa for tents, as the Inhabitants are now living in the open. Tha governor of Guerrero has dis patched military engineers and troops to the stricken district and the work of rescue and sanitation Is being car rled on In a systematic manner. ment of astronomy at tha Urilvrs'l& of California Monday afternoon. Th shock felt In tha cut waa very plain ly recorded on tha Omay seismograph In tha students observatory. We did not take tha record off until 1 o'clock thla afternoon, although It waa much earlier than our regular time for mak ing observations, which are taken ev ery U hours. Tha record of tha heavy motion is followed by that of addi tional heavy shocks. AS TO MEAT INSPECTION Secretary Wilton Takes Issue with Statement by Scotchman. Ha Reaanta Insinuation That Each Inspection Must Past Upon 927 Animals Each Day. Washington, April 12. In an author Ized statement Issued at tha depart ment of agriculture Thursday Secre tary Wilson takes Issue with certain strictures recently made by A. M. Trotter, municipal veterinary inspec tor of Glasgow, Scotland, upon tha system of meat Inspection in the United States. In an official report Mr. Trotter Is alleged to have said that in 1905 the number of animal! slaughtered in the United State! wai 11,732,165, an average of 37,482 for each working day and that the num ber of Inspectors was but 40, which made It necessary for each Inspector to examine the carcasses of not less that 637 animals each day "an W ter Impossibility.'"' Secretary Wilson sold the inference was that these fig urea represented the entire federal Inspect ion service of the United States. "As a matter of fact," he added, "the report of the bureau of animal IndiiBtry for the fiscal year 1905 shows that 40,221,013 animals were Inspected at slaughter In that year. The force engaged In meat inspection In July, 1, 1905, according to the records of the bureau, numbered 7C8 exclusive of 243 mlcroscoplsts. The secretary declares that Mr. Trotter's figures were evidently gar bled from the report of the committee of the department in conditions In Chicago. Under the new meat inspection law he says, the force at Chicago has been considerably increased, until It now numbers 276, of whom 71 are trained veterinarians. In the country at large, he adds, the meat Inspec tion force numbers 2,000. , THEY TALK PEACE The National Arbitration and Peace Conference Waa Addressed by Secretary Root PLANS MOST BE PRACTICAL A Latter From President Rooeavolt Expressed Belief that Visionary , Impractical Suggestion Were Mora Harmful than Helpful. PROTECT THE UNIFORM. War Department Objecta to Decision Where Soldiers Were Excluded Prom Skating Rink. " Laredo, Tex., April 16. Latest re ports from Mexico City Monday con firm the first news sent out Sunday aight about a violent earthquake. While damage was caused by cracking walls, killing horses, mules and other animals, no person! are reported killed and only a tew were slightly Injured. Berkeley, Cel., April 16. Perhaps tha most remarkable shock of earth quake ever recorded at the student! Observatory at the University of Cali fornia waa registered on the Omey seismograph at an early hour Mon day morning. Tha shock lasted for more than halt an hour and on that account it Is believed that the local tatlon la much nearer the center ot the shock than the eastern stations, where tha duration of the quake was much longer. "It is a well founded tact that the shock la alwaya shortest at the nearest point to the center of U earthquake-," said Prof. Armln O. tieaachner, director of the atudent'i observatory and head of tha depart- Washington, April 11. The War de partment la determined to pursue to the end of Ita legal resources the ef fort to remove the slur cast on the uni form of the American soldier by the decision last January of a local mag istrate at Plattsburg, N. Y., that Seai'jeant Hlggtna and the soldiers who accompanied him when they were refused admission to a public skating rink In that town had no case warranting the Imposition of a penal ty on the proprietors of the place. Act ing Secretary Oliver Thursday wrote a letter to the attorney general ask ing bla help In prosecuting the case, The attorney general la requested to give an opinion on tha point whether the local magistrate having declared that the keepers of the rink were not subject to penal punishment they can still be reached by a ault for mone tary damages. In case of an affir mative answer, tha department of Justice la requested to authorise the proper attorney for the United States to appear for tha soldiers In tha ease. . a i ii People of Waplea' Thankful, Naples, April IS. Thla being the first anniversary of the great eruption of Mount Vesulvus, the people of Na ples to the number of 50,000 formed la procession Thursday ana wun statute of saints, banners and lighted candles marched through the streets chanting prayera of thanksgiving. They recalled their narrow escapes when a year ago Naples waa covered with ashes and shaken by the erup tions of Vesuvius while the peopK dwelt in the fear of a catastrophe such aa burled Pompeii and Here laneves.. 3 f I 4 Girlhood and Scoff J Emutston are Bolted together. The girl who takes Scoff J Emu!" j Ion has plenty of rich, red bloods she is plump, active and energetic. The reason is that si a period when a girTs digestion is weak. Scoff J Emulsion provides her with powerful nouriahment b easily digested form. It is a food that haSJs had keeps up a girTs strength. . AU. DRUGGISTS, BOo. AND !. 00. V,, 'u; 'ijf 'ay W tf' w 'm m "mi 1 New York, April 16. Warned by President Roosevelt and -Secretary Root that If success Is to crown tha efforts of those working for universal peace their endeavor must be along practical lines, the National Arbitra tion and Peace conference Monday be gan Its real activities. , Secretary Root In his speech point ed out the propositions which the United States government will have to make at the coming conference at The Hague. He warned his hearers not to expect too much at this second jonference. The President, In a let ter to the congress, expressed tie hope that Ihe coming conference might result In the adoption of an Interna tional arbitration treaty. Secretary Root, after seconding this hope, de clared the United States thought It propel to urire again the discission of the subject of the llmltitlon of arma ment of tlw nations on land and sea, and the abolition of the practice or uslnv; force In the collection of debts owed by one nation to the citizens of another. A letter from President P.oospvolt addressed to Andrew Carne-I was read to the congress. He said In part: "Mr. Root will speak to . you at lensth, and no man In the country Is better fitted than he to address you on the subject you have so much at heart; for no man has In keener or more practical fashion, or with a no- ler disinterestedness of purpose. used the national power to further what I believe to be the national pur pose of bringing nearer the day when the peace of righteousness, the peace of justice, shall obtain among na tions." The president wished hearty God speed to the association's efforts and at the same time beseeches that It "be remembered that though It Is our bounden duty to work for peace, yet It la even more our duty to work for righteousness and justice." , "The peoples of the world have ad vanced unequally along the road that leads to Justice and talr dealing, one with another (exactly aa there has been nnequal progress In securing such justice by each within Its own borders): and the road stretches far ahead even of the most advanced. Harm, and not good, would result It the molt advanced nations, those in which most freedom for the Individ ual Is combined, with most efficiency In securing orderly Justice aa between Individuals, should by agreement dis arm and place themselves at the mercy of other peoples less advanced of other peoples still In the stage of military barbarism or military despot- Ism. Anything In the nature of gen eral disarmament would do harm and not good If it left the civilized and peace loving peoples, those with the highest standards of municipal and international obligation and duty, "iMfd,'0 check the -other neoolee who nave no each standards, who acknowledge no such obligations. "It behooves all of us to remember that there are few more mischievous things than uttering or applauding sentiments which cannot be trans lated from words Into deeds. These warnings that I have uttered do not mean that I believe we can do nothing to advance the cause of Inter national peace. On .the contrary, I believe that we can do much to ad vance It, provided only we act with sanity, with self-restraint, with pow er; which must be the prime qualities in the achievement ot any reform, More Important than reducing tbe expense of the Implements of war la tbe question of reducing the possible causes of war which can most ef fectually be done by substituting other methods tbe most Important which la now attainable la arbitration. 1 do not believe that In the world as It actually la It la possible for any nation to agree to arbitrate all diffi culties which may arise between it self and other nations; but I do be lieve that there can be at thla time a very large Increase la the classes of which It la agreed shall be arbitrated and that provision can be made tor greater facility and certain ty of arbitration. I hope to see adopted a general arbitration treaty among the nations; and I hope to see the Hague court greatly Increased In power and permanency and tha Judges in particular made permanent and given adequate salaries so aa to sake it increasingly probable that la each case that may come before them they will decide between tha nations, great ar email, exactly aa a Judge within our own 11 silts decides between the Individuals, great or email, who comas before hlta." , Complies with all requiemenis of tLe National Pure Food Law, Guarantee No. 2041, tied at Washington. ' y (c m "V.- wi.- I T&7ZkjJ lel8b' rXjX ftrra ami arrrit iRanr It .J Our food was good Dear i vJ steak, flapjacks, fresh bread, etc, ' U but nothing seemed to worm and strengthen us as much aa a cup cf ARIOSA Coffee, which we kept in the original package and ground -aa needed." Fiwa sunken, sow 1 Bciklekcm. AibaduW' ARIOSA was the 6nt routed packaged eofeet packaged id die coauma's protection end the pom of each beny tealeJ after the rotting with hot) eggi and eager to keep the esodrnt ia and make lbs codee Mile dear sod quickly. Talk about "roasted fresh daily," the vay to get a cup of coffee that tastes like coffee, with all the delicious Haver and aroma intact, is to buy Aibuckles' ARIOSA and grind it as you want to Use h. ffmii B . tale iwyt lha tn end Cdhe Iowa at Utalitr coLt ah leiae emwl er waa espex) tt atr Nevet buy loose coffee out of a bag, bin or tin. If k were good the roaster would not be ashamed to sell it in a package with his name on.it. Tha ulea of AAockW ARIOSA wwj thoM at all llw othaf packaagdcotfegicombiaKh Itiattw baateaSae for you, an) com yea km If your grocer woo t supply, write to ARBUOCLE BROS.' NewYackCk,, A"ROUGHRIOEH"MONUMENT Dedicated to the Memory of Presi dent Roosevelt'i Regiment. Wisconsin Cets Local Option, Mdsoa, WUk, April H. Tbe Baker bill providing for district option ia titles was passed by tbe assembly late Monday without dlseassjoa. It povldee that the residents of any dis trict eooUlnlng from 10 to 10 eleo tors may bare the question of liceae tog saloona submit tod to a vote. Is a Monolith 14 Feet High end Stands In Arlington National Cemetery To Contain a Roster, Washington. April 13. With an elaborate military display and appro priate exercises, the monument erect ed to the memory of the men of the "Rough riders," who served during the war with Spain, was dedicated In Arlington Friday afternoon. In addi tion to the regular troops stationed In this vicinity and a part of the na tional guard of the District of Colum bia, the ceremonies were participated In by President Roosevelt, who was colonel of the first volunteer cavalry, or "Rough riders," and many repre sentatives of the diplomatic corps and officers of the army and navy. Rev. D. J. Stafford, of St Patrick's Roman Catholic church, made the ded ication address and the Invocation and benediction were prqnounced by Chap lain Brown.U. S. A., formerly chap lain of the "Rough riders" regiment A trust fund la In charge of a com mittee whose duty It will be to add the names of all the members to the list of dead chiseled on the shaft un til the roster Is complete. The mon ument Is the design of Mrs. Capron, widow of Capt. Allyn K. Capron, who fell at Las Gulnimas. While not be Ing the largest monument In the his toric cemetery it Is the largest mon olith, being 14 feet high on a base six by six feet and bears tho Inscription "In Memory ot the deceased Members of the First Volunteer Cavalry, Span ish-American war. Erected by Mem- bera and Friends of the Regiment' OUT OF MANCHURIA Russian and Japanese Troops Have Been Withdrawn in Conformity with Portsmouth Treaty. ALL PROMISES WERE KEPT SLEEP BROKEN BY ITCHING ECZEMA Skin of Whole Body Covered for a Year Awful Itching Kept Suf ferer Awake Half the Night Tried All Kinds of Remedies but They Had No Effect. CUTICURA REMEDIES A PERFECT SUCCESS "I wish to let you know that I ham need one set of Cuticura Remedies one cake of Cuttoum 8op, one box of Cuticura, but two vials ot Cuticura Resolvent Pills which cost me a dollar and twenty-live eents In all. For I have had what they ceil all over my body, ana when I would retire for the night it a year I had would keep me awake half tbe night, and the more I would scratch, the more it would itch. I tried all kinds of rem edies, but oould get no relief. A friend of mine told me to try the Cuticura Remedies which I did, and am very glad I tried them, for I was completely cured. If any of my friends should be troubled with the same disease, I will cheerfully recommend the Cuticura Renwdiee, and If I know any one who wants to know bow I cured myself ,1 shall beagled to tell them. Walter W. Paghisch, 307 N. Robey St, Ctuoafo, Ut, Oct 8 and 16, 1906." CUTICURA Tb fjreat 5kla Curt and Purest and 5wectest of Emollient. ' Cottars Ointment ta. beyond ques tion, the most suooeeaful curative for torturing, dw&rurina humors of the skis end eteJp, bcAdirig loos of hair, yet com pounded. In prtxt of which a suute anointing with Cotieura Ointment, pre ceded by a not bath with Cuticura Soap, and M lowed in Iheeeverercaeeebya doee of Cuticura Keeolvent Lw4 or Hue). k often eufneient to afford immediate r kW Mk the mat diatreMna forme rf itca int. burning, and eoajy humore. etwemae. rxhea, and tmUaUons, permit raet and aieep. and point to a epeen-v eui wheel nvvt. 11 not all. other remeuies and eves physicians fail. . ;U !R--rf"eV, 6fS A-j ; Ob t ta '"V'-" I China Has Again Taken Over the Gov ernment of the Country and Makes Promlaee of Exten sive Reforme. Pekln, April 16. The Russian and Japanese troops have now completely evacuated Manchuria, according to the terms of the treaty of Portsmouth, retaining only a certain number of railroad guards. All military move ments have ceased and the Manchur lan towns, etc., which were under Rus sian and apanese control have, been returned to the Chinese authorities. Since the banding over ot Mukden to the- Chinese the evacuation of Man churia by the Japanese had been go ing on gradually, the Chinese local authorities stepping In and taking ov er the administration of the places evacuated by the Japanese1. Chinese troops had already departed from Hel- lung Klang to replace the garrisons of the towns evacuted by tbe Russians. Chlna'a note to Japan, expressing her bearty appreciation of the com plete withdrawal of tbe Japanese troops from Manchuria, gives emphatic as surances that the Chinese government will shortly proceed with the reorgani zation of the administration ot the Manchurlan provinces. Toklo, April 16. The work of with drawing the Japanese troops from Manchuria was completed April 8, and China has heretofore expressed her hearty appreciation of the fact, in a note- to the Japanese government. Baron Goto, to the management of whose company the Manchurlan rail road was transferred April 1, said Monday: "The last vestige of war In Man churia has now been removed. Fair play Is jny guiding principle. In pro moting the peaceful development of Manchuria, through which our railway runs, national differences wUl be en tirely Ignored. Manchuria will be made a field for tbe fair competition of all nations. In order that we may carry out thla principle, I crave pa tience on the part of those interested, Remember the management of the road was only transferred to us on the first of the present month. The al lowance of sufficient time will insure the realization of our plans." St Petersburg, April 16. The ex piration of the 18 months limit for the evacuation of Manchuria by tbe Russian and Japanese troops waa marked by the nomination Monday of Ruasian consuls at Kirln and Sltslbar, the laat two towns In Manchuria to pass from Russian hands to the Chi neae civil administration. The evacuation of the Russian troops waa completed March 81, al most a month ahead of the apecifltd date. A foreign office official commenting Monday on Russia's premature wltn drawaL said: It Is a complete justification or Russia'a good faith In fulfilling the treaty. It was Insinuated wnen us treaty waa signed that Russia would never abandon Manchuria, but would find soma means of evading her oou- gatlona. But the exol ration of the stipulated period finds not a single soldier ot the Russian military estab lishment left in Manchuria. THE D. A. R. IN SESSION Ry Unanimous Vote They Adopt Resolution Favoring Peace. Russia Goes Them All One Better. Bt. Petersburg, April 11 Minister yt Marine Dikeff la preparing a report anting tbe hastening of tbe eosetrao- tion of Improved rjreadnaaghte, wklcb will lorn tbe backbone of Russia? sew naval programme and for wtaick only preliminary credits are provided for la tbe budget. The marine minis try now eonteniplstea Increasing the tonnage of tbe Rinsiaa DreadtrauKhte to r:,"fl tnna and has decided to eqotp hem with, turbine engines. Hobson Addressed Them en That Sub ject and Became 8pecial Envoy to New York Meeting. Washington April 16. Tha conti nental Congress of the Daughters of the American Revolution at its open ing session Monday adopted by a , unanimous vote a resolution In favor of International peace. Representa tive Richmond P. Hobson of Alabama, who addressed the congress in behalf of peace, was delegated as the special envoy to present the resolutions to the International Peace Congress In New-York. The resolution sets forth the regret of the congress that, on account of Ita present meeting. It could not ac cept the Invitation to participate di rectly In the arbitration peace con gress; Indorses the Bartholdt resolu tion adopted at the London congress of the Interparliamentary Union In 1906 and adds: . "Resolved, that the president-general la hereby authorized to appoint committee to present to the Peace Congress at New, York a copy of tha resolutions to present to Mr Andrew Carnegie the great peace flag, tender ed to him as an appreciation of his services to the cause of peace." Mrs. McLean, president-general of the congress, said it was an unusual honor for any woman's organization to be Invited to participate In a move ment looking to universal peace. Qold Colna Undervalue. - Denver, April 18. Department heads of the United States mint In this city and three government agents conV nected with the mint headquarters be gan Monday checking np the coinage of the mint and making the annual settlements, several weeks In ad vance of the usual time for the settle ments. This action, following the gov ernment report that the gold coins from the Denver mint have been found to be undervalue In fineness of gold, though np to grade In weight, means that the government has begun ao tlon to discover who 1 responsible for the discrepancy In fineness. The gov ernment report states that the colna are found to be nnder fine to the ex tent of five cents on very 120 gold piece. .1- - . Cleveland, Ohio, April 16. The Cleveland electrio railway company re ported 10 me city council uodusi night that the operation of can at -three cent fare in accord with the city administration's policy, ia a losing ven ture. These lines have been operated at tha low rate following the eipire- tlon of the company'a franchise, ac cording to the ruling of tbe dlstrfet and supreme courts of the United States. The report declares the coat of carrying paasengera on the Una In dicated, waa In excess ot there cents. and that the expense would not war rant a continuance of the test. 4 1, Same Line of Defense for Thaw. New York, April W. "If another trial la held It baa been agreed that the same line of defense aa that used In the first trial will be follov.l Evelyn Thaw win tell her story -"i, but her testimony will be - 't:y strengthened by letters wr" in to her by Btanford White that were not need before." Thla I the statement credited to Lawyer Dan O'Reilly of Barry K. Thaw's ooonsel Monday. It baa been reported that O'Reilly would be chief of the defense when tbe trial ta called again, but thla report was not oooflrmed. . .. A Great Northern Wreck. Bt Paul, Arpril IS. Raoalng at a of l mile an nunr on a straight track, the Great Northern weanboeid Oriental United which left here for Pacific ccw.it points Bunrtiy rooming, was derailed at 1:15 Monday morning at Bartlett. N, D. Five per sons were killed and a score or snore injured, some of tbera eerloosly. Af ter the wreck s ri tack exptaded a4 tie train too rtm.