VOL. III., NO. 42.
1MIRILLO. TEXAS, FF.IHAY. DFCKMREn 22. Iffll.
tkipk f iyt. cicxta
Beporti Reach St. Peters
burg of Assault on
FI1C LASTS AIL DAY
1XTFRRITTFP AXI) DF
TAILS OF FXGAGF.MKXT
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
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
REPORTED CAIH'MS AT
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
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
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
FOUR BOYS 10
Quadruple Hanging Sche
duled to Occur in
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
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
Snow flurries Friday.
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
P1CKEIIS LOSE '
III BLOCK LIE
Court Declines to Elimin&ti
Questioned Counts From
DEFENSE COUNSEL TUIQ
pfclakfs public has iiekk
pfxffitkd axi xot in
jurfr i1y operations
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.
Negro Senlenced for Se
venth Time Tired of
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
Will Knter Baseball Arena
in Kast Daring Next
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
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.
inn oelo in
( carles S. Pierce of Sulphur
Sprints to Appear
IintSTEfl IS BENT
NDFR INFLUENCE OF OPIATES,
FOI.l-OWINO SI in OA I. AT-
TKMIT. A XII TALKS
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
. 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
pt to I.'1)' Nc
Richmond. Tex.. Dec 21.
Cabell. R. W. Rraiian and L,
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
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?
GOTCH IN Tl!
Will do on Mat With Alec
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
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
SHAPE M eon
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.
Fiftieth Anniversary of Ire
land's Ordination Brings
GOLDEN JUBILEE ;
Gongr.tul.lion. , Mt7Z72?'
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.!
priests and prominent laymen.
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
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-
ite never tinned a bengal' frot'i
door a''o!'itel empty banded.
He civ-n mrnv to thetu with sll cht
reeMtienini;, snd eldotti In amounts
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
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-
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
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 -
Declares Against Proposed
Change in Official
HKLIKVKIl THAT PMrMIKU
MKAXS WHAT UK SAYS AND
WILL FXPFAVOK TO IT.
JAPAN JOINS BRITAIN
two Flavoring u otui jwjor
Into & republic. In an official staAa-
n,Nll he 'ni w,lhout JMc-
,on lhlt t0
H U believed here tbat Yuan mea
m-haf iiVa mf aI1I iiniTl V
" " " '
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
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
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
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
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