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VOL. III., NO. 42. 1MIRILLO. TEXAS, FF.IHAY. DFCKMREn 22. Iffll. tkipk f iyt. cicxta amar: MEWS FIERCE nnncK Beporti Reach St. Peters burg of Assault on Russian Troops FI1C LASTS AIL DAY TELKMUIitlC COMMUXICMTIOX 1XTFRRITTFP AXI) DF TAILS OF FXGAGF.MKXT AllF MKAtJKIL It? Aworutrcl Pit. St. Petersburg, Pec. 21. Persian today attacked the Russian detach ment near the tewn of Julfa, accord Ins to reporta received here. Artil lery and rifle fire lasted all day. Telegraphic communications from Persia are Interrupted. Later dispatches from Tabriz says that the Russians were attacked while repairing telephones. Only a few were killed Incident 'o the en counters ot the forces. STATU OF AXARCIIY . TIUUH'fiHOVT MACKHOMA B Vtmiitr-J Prc Ix)ndon. Oc. 21. Dispatches from Salonlkl report a continued slate of anarchy throughout Macedonia. Mur der, pillage .ind brigandage Is rife. Twenty-seven assassinations ot Greeks are reported within the past month. SHUTS litisK TRAIL OF GKNERAI. I IKY KS . hy A-ciir.l lir. Monterey. Mcx., Dee. 21. Army ecouts bae lost the trail of (ieneril llornatdo Roves and staff. No defi nite reports of the whereabouts of the cetiril and his men have been received wltl.ln the past twenty-four hours. Five hundred troops are rid ing the plnttn and hills seeklni the irsil f- REPORTED CAIH'MS AT MATMOHAS DKXIEI) Hv vw-iatrl Pt Rrownsvlllo, Tex., Dec. 21. Mcx- lean army officers at Matamon.a deny that (Jenernl Ilernanlo Reyes has been captured Ir. that state. MFMCMX I F.AM'KS IN COXFFRFXCE WITH COLQUITT Sifcil I" Dailv c. Austin, Tex., Dec. 21. Consul Genera! Fstnva and Colonel Haya, once chief of staff of Madcro, con ferred today with Governor Col-iuitt. Tb nature of the conference was not announced. Illl.l. ASKS Mil l ION FOR ALASKA I(II.ROAIi Washington, D. C. Dec. 21. A million dollar appropriation for thj construction and operation of a rall (rorvd to be known as the Alaska Cen tral railroad Is contemplated In n bill introduced today by Repretenta tlve Suler of Now York. The bill would imlude Alaska in the Inter state Commerce Commission jurisdic tion and would provide a railroad commission and an "All Alaskan pub lic wrvlee commission." TIFFIN POI ! K CII1KF HKARIi AS WITNKSS fty kim-i.iH l'rr. Indlanspolis. Ind.. lNe. 21.--Chief of Police Claude Myers of Tiffin. Ohio, shere 540 pounds of dyna mite and other explosives weie found hidden In a barn the day following the arret of John J. McNnmnra last April, wn? the chief witness today tefore the federal grand Jury, In vestlgatlng tho dynamite conspiracy, He was among those from whom the Investigators expected to learn who besides McNamara and McMani sal were Implicate! In explosions In Ohio, Pennsvlvarjli, nnd Indiana. The jurors adjourn tomorrow un til January 3. To Protect Patent Itecd. Washington, D. C Dec. 21. Aroused over the danger In Intrust Irg the vast numbe'r of patent rec ords In the old building which now housea the United Etates Patent Of fice, the American Institute of Chem ical Engineers proposes to take th Inlatlve In a movement to Impress up on Coneress the necessity of a new structure. Plans for the campaign will lie formulated at the semi-annual meeting of the Institute which beran here todav and which will also adopt resolm Ions In favor of t!.e cren - tlon of a patent court or board of ap - pesls nnd vsrlous other ! prove- ments In tbe .patent sytent I MAM COUPORATKttK SF.FK COMPROMISE Washington, I). C, Dec. 21. Thirty thousand corpora tions that failed to make nec essary returns to tho Com missioner ot Inter) Rcve nue In the year 1910, showing their net Income as a basts for taxation under the Corpo ration tax law, are endeavor ing to compromise with the government. FOUR BOYS 10 Quadruple Hanging Sche duled to Occur in Chicago Today Sprcul to Iit Nrwt. Chicago. 111., Pec 21. The first luadruple execution that has taken place In Chicago since the Ilaymarket anarchists died on the gallows In the late eighties Is 'scheduled .to take place tomorrow morning In the Cook County jail-yard. The four men. or rather youths, who are destined for death by the noose unless an eleventh hour respite is granted are Ewald and Frank Shtbslawskl. brothers, and Phillip Sommerllng and Thomas Schulti. The youngest of the quar tette Is 18 years of age and tre old est Is scarcely out of the teens. The crime for which the four were condemned to death was th bruUl murder of a truck farmer named iluelzow on the outskirts of the city early last October. The man was driving a wagon full of garden pro duce when tie boys set on hint for the purncse of.TQbbery. ( The -toys were armed with club, k'olle. revol ver and .hammer. When the victim alighted from hi wagon he was struck down with a club. Wo blend ed for his life on his knees, offering 'the boys all his possessions, In cans' i hp nad' a M lf(, apt, ial)) a mrp, h o) j . homo, but the answer of tbe voutlis wnsto beat him Into unconsciousness Then be wq stabbed four timer and was dead wben found Three of the boys were arrested few hours hter vhlle they w re try Inn to sell the farmer's tcpn to n harsetrader At that time the police tiui not rpow mere i.na neeu a niur- ilrr committed, having atrestcl th. boys as horsethleves Later the prisoners confessed and Implicated the other defendants. Their trial and ccnvletlcn followed lthin little more than a month. Two other bos. each sixteen ver.rs old. were Implicat ed In the murder. On arcoi.nt nf their youth the two escsped the death sentence and are terms In prison. now servltu 1 1 f- MWs Pulitzer a Pride. New York. Dee. 21 --Miss Kditb 1 Louise Pnlltrer. daughter of the late'ter Dlrkerson not to send their Rail Joseph PoiilltJtor. the famous t.ews paper publisher who died abosrd his yacht at Charleston, S. C. t') months ace, today became tbe bride of William Scovllle Moore, non of the lnt Major Clement C. Mone. The wedding took place i.t the Pulitzer residence In Kast Seventy-third street and was attended only l y rela tive and few Intimate frl"nN Tb couple will shll at the end of the week I f Ms Piit-Ahn r nrrvrt A IKa tl'lnl.,11 s sii(r'vj i sj mi inr n mv i , Tne bride made her debut In s eietv several years ago. She has thre brothera Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., who mnrned Mls F'.lcanor Vlckhan of Ft. Louis. Ralph, who married tho daughter of W. Seward Webb, and Herbert Pulltrer She hss a younger i,ter. Miss Constance rnlltier. Mr. Moore, the brldegroonr. grad uated from Yale In 1906. His fath er, who died In this city last Novem ber, served with dlstlmtlor In th civil war. The great-srandfather of the bridegroom wa athe famous Rlsh op Moore, who wrote "The Mfht Re fore Christmas" WEATHER Istral For-erast. Snow flurries Friday. Yesterday'a temperature: At 7 a m. ... 15 At 7 p. m Maximum ... 26 Minimum 1910 Max. ... 23 1910 Mln. ' WaasMngton Forecast. ! Washington. D. C, Dec. 21 Fo. j West Texas -Generally Fair Friday ard Saturday. P1CKEIIS LOSE ' III BLOCK LIE Court Declines to Elimin&ti Questioned Counts From Indictment , DEFENSE COUNSEL TUIQ pfclakfs public has iiekk pfxffitkd axi xot in jurfr i1y operations of pkffndaxth. Tif Worsted Prc Chicago. 111.. Dec. 21. The te Chicago packer on trial In th Unit ed States District court, charged with violation of the criminal section of the Sherman law, met defeat today when Judge Carpenter denied tfio tions to eliminate counts 2 nd t from the Indictment and hare thl lury disregard statements of IMs trict Attorney Wllkerson In his open tng argument, regarding certain acta of the defendants prior to the three year period covered by Indictments. Attorney R'lrklnghara In outlining the fakers defense, aald that the public was benefited and not Injured by the packers' operations and that profits do not exceed ten per c'nt of the actual monev Invested. Stanford to Play In the rth. San Krnnci-re, Cal Pet. 2! Tho Rigty team of Stanford University, consisting of 20 playeis. left for Van couver todey to play a series cf thrto games in llrltlsh Columbiu. Tie came will tie plaved against team ol the Ysno.iver Rinhy onion. BURRELL DATES iwsTo.iw mm Negro Senlenced for Se venth Time Tired of Law's Delay Whxnhhchle. Tex., 1K. 21. llur rell Oates. the negro who bas alt times escaped death by hansing oatle. pt-rteiitlarv commissioners., aro It ynl technicalities, has himself tlr4 ' made defendants In a suit filed to ot the law's delav and sm ha is day In Fort l'end countv for recovery I rendy to die. uates nas t.een sentenced to death for the sventh time for murder and ( Is now awnttln action of the Court of Criminal Appeals on anothor at- tempt to evade the penalty. pledged to the payment of the pur- Oates had himself photogtaphed price, which was $160, 000. Crop re today. He sild he has professed ra-' trim psbl oft th'g amount in two llglon i years. ( P tills AROl'SFD OVKK Mtf.lio MAIL ( AKKICR pfcnl to I'.ilv Nrf rarls. Tex., Dec. 21. Hundreds of persons here have notified Postmaa by carrier until some one Instead ot a negro Is secured as carrier. Oeorge Riven, a negro school teacher, whose name stands highest on the civil service examination Hat for a letter carrier vacancy made by tbe resignation of another necro yss-i carry oi t th's o terd.iv, resigned from bis rchool and.ther thev ref -e accepted the enrrlership todaj'. He.lorce ot tl n'ra.-t In tiny wny Thu will -tart trvlng to deliver letters lamount It d . . l p t! selt in abmn tomorrow I E Will Knter Baseball Arena in Kast Daring Next Summer H) Aio,iri Prrt. New York. Dec. 21. The United States League of Professional Bass Rail Clubs Is the name ot an organi sation formed tonight which reposes according to Ita backers to start SI "Outlaw I.easue" this summer la thl east with New lork. Rroohlyn, Rta4 Ing, Washington and Richmond as I nucleus and Baltimore, Newark an? Pittsburg. IM. . Former Manager Penn of the Stat. I-easno. was elected president. Thl IS DR9ANIZED secretary-treasurer tonight said thtt honra. The mercurv went to re-un the war ih Sr-aln he lr ! I'.nnklng Gill closed It. One Indlct Wall Street men nrr backing tfc.Uhls morning and snow Is fali'ng to-icharr. of the "hmar!iie defor,. ofjinent bas nlreadv been returned In 'li.lrht. s-..ion Pc-d-. 'com.vt on with this bank'a closing. I inn oelo in BUESOII CASES: ( carles S. Pierce of Sulphur Sprints to Appear as Witness IintSTEfl IS BENT NDFR INFLUENCE OF OPIATES, FOI.l-OWINO SI in OA I. AT- TKMIT. A XII TALKS LITTLE. I utr I Prtu i Powton. Mass.. Dec. 21. Under, lates all day to deaden the palni A ... - 1 I on seiT-tnrilctert wounds Rev. C arence Rirheson was unable to c r verse with his counsel in Ms cell trdty. His llence regarding his an r mains unbroken '.' Urrheson probably will be able to at near In court January IS, to stand tral for the alleged murder of Avis Uwell. . Charles S. Pierce, of Sulphur 8p1ns. Texas, a student In the New tor Theological Seminary which Tthheson attended, was arrested to day, and held In bonds to appear Jan nary IS, at witness. To AM ltaptlC College. Columbia. . C. Dee. 21. -The edu cational commission of the South Carolina Rapt 1st Convention met In thl city todf.y to consider the ques tlot of hetlnning an active canpaim tS rnlw funds for the Pnptlst -ol1ses for onen at Greenville and Ander ob. Kl the last meeting of the con vention both Irstlt ittons were report ed In need of financial support. Sugar Company Seeks to KecoverValuable Lands Fmm State pt to I.'1)' Nc Richmond. Tex.. Dec 21. Cabell. R. W. Rraiian and L, -Hen V.. W. Tit- ifrom the tate of .'r.j acres of lan.ljj ola to tre m et rour ears ro ty the Imperial Sugar Co. The land wan soltl on credit and percent of the gross crops wen An additional conalderatlon Involv- led was a contract by which the state afrecd to se!l the entire cane crop grown cn this lard for ten years to the Imperial Si:car Co at an agreed wrlce. It Is alleged that the raue contract has been hre irbcd One clause spe; Ifted that the Stme was to piaiit a inlnlmum tare crop of 2'0 acres each vear. Th's. it charged, has not been done, and it Is f irther pleaded that the pn "t:t penitentiary com missioners are making ro effort to ontra( t nnd tint fur- to admit the bimllni? :'H00.0Pii GOTCH IN Tl! T Will do on Mat With Alec Munroe Decem ber 27 By stuviiir.l fift Kansas Cltv. Mo.. lec. 21-FYmnk Ootch, according to his trainer, Jim shell. Is In excellent condition tor the bout here ISrmher ?7 with Alec Munroe, the FnsllFh champion As bell arrived today to watch the Fng llshman work out C.otch arrives Tuesday. 7! FRO WFATIII R AND SNOW IV SOl Til PAKOTt Fturgls, S D, Dec 21 A foot of anow has fallen In tre last twelve I BOARD SHAPE M eon dictaphone record conyicts a li if km ex Crow Point. Ind., Pec 51. Alderman Walter Gibson of Gary, Ind.. was convicted to night of bribery In connection with the passage by the Gary council of a heating fran chise ordinance secured by Thomas B. Dea-' of Louis ville. Ky. This U the font conviction on record based on evidence secured by dicta-Phone. . I j 1 i Fiftieth Anniversary of Ire land's Ordination Brings GOLDEN JUBILEE ; I Gongr.tul.lion. , Mt7Z72?' Biewt. N-fil to N St. Paul. Minn, Dec. 21. Toda) jor AwocUted Ptes marked the fiftieth anniversary of rk,n'' rremler T Archbishop's Ireland's ordination to Shl Kl! tve 'Mww 10 tbo the priesthood. In deference to the!ho are t,m,0 t0 onB CU expressed wish of the Archbishop no, elaborate celebration ot the golden i JuI-ILh. was held. b-H the flood of con. gratulntory meages r-celved during the dav from archbishops, bishops.! I priests and prominent laymen. afforded eto. throughout America quent testimony of the love, respect and veneration In whlrh the eminent St. Pa"1 prehte is held by the people of all classes. AnhblKhop Ireland pasW hiasev; ent -third birthday anniversary on Septemt ers 1 1 last, but both mental- ly and physically appears to be In th? It Is ttate that tbe Ame prime of life. Ills balr Is Iron gra; ' fro'-JP already supports the f ftid iher- -re furrow in his for-( Idea. ,nd are ready with otl head, but- .Ae cnsual otervei I'iiM , " A'r iilJ!. rr--i P" or t.j net ifuess his age at more than 'to lend aid to ernnl The priests f the dlocewe hive pre- (M't-d Anhhlnliop Ireland with a pire of iii.ft.oou in celebrjtlon of bin yoMen Jnliilee Thnt th. sho'e or at lcnt 'he greater part .f this lar.e -ie v, re n-iri.... eu m rnar- It v is r-'iMrded us certain by ail thoe who ;r,. f r . . 1 1 1 r r with the extreme p..i..rnviiy (.f the r hlilshop A priest v ho acted as Ar pblshop Ireland's seretarv for some tir Is authorltx fot the fitatement thnt th- r, ite never tinned a bengal' frot'i door a''o!'itel empty banded. ,j He civ-n mrnv to thetu with sll cht reeMtienini;, snd eldotti In amounts h. t'i'iri $1 tbe amount often teltv a huh as or $H. It I relate! of Mm that one evening in winter a f'trlorn-looklivf nan anie to bis door ano a-keit fur a quarter. Fumbling In Ms pockets for a minute the Arh Mshop lron :ht up a $20 gold piece, ami. bjitiditi'. It to the man vlth a stiil'e. raid. "T hit Is a little more thsr yon need tonight. Tnke It. use whst ou have to, and make the re n aiuder the nucleus for the fortune wt'iih von have 't In your p-wer to win." Soire vears p.vt. Archbishop Ireland v a the oseior of tbe finest lihrarr In the Northwest. Shortly after the Hill semttiarv at Mi Mester cut in d"r wtv as i preit eilucatlonel Inst I-tetir-n It fo"nl Itself much Iti ned of hooks of reference. The matter hwl'i" I'eev calb-d to the a tent Ion of the rchblsho;i. he. without the lishte. heiitaticn. ord-Te! Ms own ll'i.irv to ). snt to the Institution Mis order w:i ol eved nnd, with the exieotion of :i do n l ooks. tVe whole I valuable col'eryon has even since r- malred ents. at the disoial cf thi- stud- ololi.-l to Retire. Washington. 1 C . IW. 21. The active career cf one of the best- known and mcs efficient engineer- Irg rffloere of the United f tales Army practically closed today, when Col. Thomas L. Cssev wss relieved of his dutv In charre of river and har bor crks at Paltlmore and granted leave cf absence until March I. On the last-named daf he to tie plac ed on the retired list on his own ap plication, after more than thirty-six vears service. Col Casey Is a son of the InU Ren. Casey, chief of engineers, who com- pleted the Washington Vonufirnt ty fund made within the last few and the Conrress Library In addl- months rsme today when J. W. Roy tlon to his regelar military duties all .rew $10,000 from that fun Col Cssev served with the expedl-lto par off the creditors of tbe First tlon to ot serve the transit of VenusjStxte Psnk of Kopperl protected by In ISs; He has been a 'tim ber of this fund. manv ItTipor ant en-ineeri;.? ioardsi Royall took charge of this bank , in various parta of the country .Our - W REPUBLIC FORM 1101 tCCEPlLE Declares Against Proposed Change in Official Statement UNQUALIFIED REFUSAL HKLIKVKIl THAT PMrMIKU MKAXS WHAT UK SAYS AND WILL FXPFAVOK TO IT. HOLD MOXARCHY. JAPAN JOINS BRITAIN two Flavoring u otui jwjor Into & republic. In an official staAa- n,Nll he 'ni w,lhout JMc- ,on lhlt t0 pu'"e- H U believed here tbat Yuan mea m-haf iiVa mf aI1I iiniTl V " " " ' "'rchy. A new situation has arisen. Grt Prltaln. whlrh has been sjpportln the premier's monarchlal program several weeks. Is now strengthened i... i.nnn j ,v. .... to oMaln the aupport or YUAX'S STAND WILL IMI'KRIL FOKKIOXKIM r.jr xia!r. Pifv Shanrhnl Oee. 12 Reolutlonarw ,,.,,,. hw M ,f yuan lfts tn his refusal to accept the re pi'bllc the powers that he Is support ing will be recarMI a enemies In i hlra and all of the lives of foreign ers in th country ill be jeopardised. I'tire reinforcement of well urmed foovs has arrived from Canton. rlliy fur U. S. v-nnti-r. Newark. N I. Dc M.- lolttl rians a-e naeltest'nr covsl ler&hle la-t.-ft-t in the n-ei-tlnc te be b"ld by the I rocres'tve llepuMiian League iv this city t-vrorrnw nlht to liunch the tiooni of I'verett Oolhy n WeiA Orange for the UHted tate senate. .Mr. " :hvi tvho is a former member of tbe State senate and for many years a prominent fiiure in N't w .Jer sey pol'tiif. as'drcs tj the sex. In the l'iiitd Stat-s senate now held by Frank o TtIlts whr.e term will ex pire In Manh. I'M::. It Is the opln ; Ion of nianv of the Progressive Re publlcnCf fb:'t Vr t'olhv has s trong chance of vlr.nlns. It Is figured that the 1;. 'Idle in vote vvi I tie so split t ' ii ; th progressives wi'l be side to naive M'clr t ian t tinre-l'iii il I i'. lleicms. asMto-'t .v. D ('.. He.. -: -Hotk Louses of Ci tr-ress a lon ned today for the cuMotnatv holiday recess. Sone of the iiien l.e- livlni: In near- V States x til ret.-rn home to spnd 'hntms, hut tbe hie 'usloilty ot 'r, "'tntors and representatives rill remain In the capital. Of late vears the holldav season hss become a per iod of rrcit social brilliance In Wasfc Inrton ard as a consequent e very few of those prominent In puMic life, to s.ty noth'ng of their wIv.t aid daughters, care to leave the nty at , this time. Then too. the abolition of ' railroad passes hss been a potent In fluence In rhanclnc the old habit at the members of Congress In maklof frequent trips to and from their home KOPPFRI. It NK FAM.UUK DRAWS OX t;UARAXTY KTXD r-il to luitr Nft Austin. Tex., Dec. 21. The aecond 'nroad upon the State Rank guaraa- . hen Commissioner of Insurnnce and 1 ,.