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w X VOU HI, NO. 43. imi;illo. tfx.w sindav. iiKCFMiiru 2i. iVii: IIGIIIE KILLS n. e. CanyonMan Horribly Man gled in Local Den ver Yards AT WAS EXPERT ACCOUNTANT AND HUOTIIF.Il OF WELL-KNOWN AMARHXO BUSINESS BIAN. R. B. Burrow, seed twenty-two years and unmarried, was to hor ribly mangled under an engine in the local yards of the Fort Worth Den ver early Saturday morning, that h died five houn later In Saint An thony'i aanitariutn, following the amputation of hli right arm above the elhow and tM left leg almost at the hip joint. Exact details of the accident may never be known, although the In jured man retained an active mental it v for an hour or more after the fa tal accident. It ia simply known that the unfortunXte man stepped front a belated northbound Fort Worth & Denver train, on the. north instead of the south side, and but a short time thereafter was picked up horribly mangled from the tracks over whfch the cngino had been back ed but a few seconds before. The young man was an expert ac countant, and had been engaged with the yards at Canyon for a long time. He was well known to business men of this city, and had frequently vis ited with relatives here. It was for this purpose of upending the holidays with his brother, J. M. Burrow, in Amarillo, that the young man stepped from the train yesterday morning, and met such a frightful mangling, beneath the locomotive wheels. Shortly after the accident Mr Bur ro was called td the sanitarium, and theie passed the remainder of the ululit In ar.y, awaiting the end to all thai was inevitable from the first Inspec tion of the wounds. After one passing under the anaesthetic the young irnn never rallied, and passed away quietly surrounded by relative, physicians and nibses. The body was then removed to the Eakle es tabllfhtnent. from which place It will be removed to Canyon this forenoon, and Tuesday In that place funeral services will be conducted at 1 o' clock by Rev. O. 8. Groves, pastor of the Prcsryterlan church, followed by burial. Among the relatives out of the cly attending the funeral, will be a sister from IouMana. the father front Coleman, C. R. Burrow of Can yon, and Milton Murrow of Okliho ;na City, brothers. Quite a number of citizens front Amarillo will be In attendance nt the funeral. Numerous floral offering were broe.Kht by friends yesterday, and still others are being prepared in token of esteem for the young man whose promising life was so ft k'ht fully blotted out. the young man at the time he stopped here, was really en route to Hereford, where he was to become manager for a lumber establishment, a position that meant a well earned advancement In his chosen line. Itry.t Located Again. t Vsnrialrd Prut. Monterey, Mex., Dec. 2.1. -Located again by scouts. General Reyes lead er of the Insurgents, must again tight or run, the scouts reported today that Reyes Is on the Vlgn ranch in the stato of Tamaullpaa. this after noon, and his followers are estimated to be several hundred In number. Rl'HSIA WILL PUNISH ATTACKING PERSIANS St. Petersburg, Dec. S3. The Rus sian government naa decided to In flict exemplary punishment on the Persians who Mtacked Russian trorps, and to that end adequate fores are to be concentrated at Ta briz. WEATHER I-ncal Forecast. Sunday fair. Yesterday's temperature: At 7 a. m. ... 16 At 7 p. m. . . . 31 Maximum ... 33 Minimum ... 11 nio Max ... BO 1310 Mln. ... It W.-tsMngton Forecast. Washington, D. C, Dec. 23. For West Texas--Fair and warmer Sun-d-v. Monday fair In the southwest Rain, srow and colder In the nortn ard east DED HAND HELD CHRISTMAS LETTER Hammond, Ind., Doc. S3. Holding in his hand a letter ot Invitation to spend Christ- mas with hit ton Henry, ot Chicago, the body ot Feter Wennerskold was found In his bed at home where he had been dead for two dav. MEII SHIES FOnYDLETIDE Demand for Marriage Li censes Breaks All Pre vious Records Yesterday broke all previous rec ords in the marriage llrenso depart ment ot the county clerk's office, act cording to a statement given out 1st In the afternoon by Frank Woltlin. Those securing licenses came from all sections of the Panhandle, and some of them were from out ot the state. Among those securing marriage pern-Its yesterday are the following: Jewett Busey and Miss Alice My ers. R. C. Randall and Miss Clsra May A gee. B H. Capers and Mini Edlti L. Phillips William Stenger and Mrs. Zoe Klmblcy. Albert P. Phillips and MIsi Axle Bell Brown. R. If. McGee and Mrs. Margaret McGee. Clyde W. Lake and Miss Anna Zacheim. Clarence R. Duke and Miss Berth a E. Hoan. FEEiEf WILLI F Pai don From Governor for Prisoner From Pol ter County W. H. Feeney, sentenced for a term of five years from Amarillo afte. conviction upon a charge cf forgery, haa been pardoned by (ioverroi Co' fultt, advices to that effect roiu-hlng this city yesterday afternoon in a message from the governor to County Attorney Underwood. The pardon Is conditioned on obedience to all nate laws In Texas, after release, and on notlflatlon of this fact, Is sent to officers here. Feeney remained In jail In Ama rillo for two years or more, during which time he attracted considerable rttentlon. and a, number of men took a dwlded Interest In him. leading doubt les to the Issuance of the par' don by the governor responsive to petitions. Battleships at Galveston. Spi-i-'nl to iil)f Nwi. Galveston, Tex.. Dec. 3. Th.j I'nlted States battleships Utah and Florida cast anchor In Galveston har bor shortly before noon today. They will remain until January 7 cpen to visitors A reception committee of prominent Galvestonlans have gono out to welcome the visitors and a reception to the officers will be given at the Hotel Galvez tonight. Other entertainment features have been ar ranged for both officers ar.d men during thel rstay here. Snnmiary Justice Meted to Slayer of Donaldson villc Marshal It v i,i3lnl Pic DonahUvllle. Ga., Dec. 23.--Mar-shal Roberta was shot and killed this afternoon by John Warren, a negro, who was caught later and lynched by a mob. The negro engaged In a quar rel with the white man. In which he threatened to use a pistol If the offi cer attempted to arrest hint. The attempt was made, and two deaths ensued. HEEOOM MOB 1 GEORGIA nils no III S AIIO JIIJJJTIICK Dispatches Tdlof Sharp As sault on Italian Forces mns m wm ITALI N CASUALTIES ESTIMATED AT TWEMY.TWO WITH HEAV IER LOSS TO ASSAULT IXG Ti:oors. lly Mcttcd Prtw. London, Dec. ?3. Brief report! were received today concornlns events of the Turko-Italian war. The dispatch was from Tobruk and Trip oli and reports a sharp attack by the Turks and the Arabs yesterday which was repulsed after tlx hours' fight. The Italiau loss was twenty-two killed and wounded .and the lose ot the Turks la said to have been heavy, TAX ASSESSOR IS INU RED ON ICE Thos. W. Barnes, county tat asses, sor, was painfully hurt yesterday when he fell heavily to the sidewalk In front of the postofflce, at which time his right arm and shoulder were badly wrenched and perhaps frac tured. This Is one ot the compara tively few more or less seriou.i acci dents due to an accumulation of snow on the sidewalks about Amarillo. Complaint has been made of the practically Impassnble condition of the sidewalks since the fall of snow new almost a week ago This con dition obtains, unfortunately, more generally In the business than in the lesident ial districts. iT.isoxEinti :lfXse7 FOR CHRISTMAS DAY S.cil to Ptily Nev Fott Worth, 'lex., Dec. :$.- Pen niless and without friends, many of them hundreds of n lies Trout rela tives or acquaintances, revonlv-tlve men, confined in the city workhouse for misdemeanor offenses. will b- turned loose Sunav morning to se cure what enjoyment they may from the Christmas season unrestrained by police authority. RETI'RNS TMOTHER AS CHRISTMAS CJIFT S)wi'ul to Ptiljr Newt. Tulsa. Okla.. Dec. 2.1. Hiving been born on Christmas Day, In isr., a Christmas present to his mo ther. James Dowell Harmon, a well known Tulsa oil man. left today fcr Erie, Ta., to spend the hol'.dava with his aged parent, Mrs. Mary E. Har mon of that city. Mrs. Harmon Is 90 years of age. Her husband Is long since dead Harmon has followed the oil business to every section ot te clol. yet he has never failed, during the thirty-five years he has been away from home, to return and present himself to his aged mother as a "Christmas gift" every year. Last year, a month before Christ mas, Harmon found himself stranded In the Hawaiian Islands. However, he was determined not to disappoint els aged motsi-r, whom he know was anxlnuslv awalttn mo return of her "annual gift." He stole his way across the Pacific ocean, and "ho boed" It across the continent to Me motor's home, arriving th.re on Christmas Eve. Harmon will sail Iron: New York for India ifter the holidays. The Star And lo the star which they It came and stood over where the Tomorrow the circling year will bring again the Festival of Fes-tlvals-nnd it Is llttlng that man's thought should dwell for a space upon the true, the Inner-hearted meaning of the holy season. The giving of gifts Is good. The Joyous home-coming, the clasping hand, the kindling heart, the dimming eye. all are part of the gracious season But there Is more. Commemmoratlve of the dual birth of the Human Christ and man higher hope Christmas Is a time for prayerful thought, and a lifting of the spirit's eyes toward the East, where through th murk of a material istic ago the luster of the old-new ,tar leads as then to a sfa.v strewn manger and the feet of a lltt'o child. Too often In the rush and clamor of a sordid axe Is the sacred story forgotten. But dimmed by the dust of davs though It be. the vet'ge of the wis men's trail Is still clearly outlined for earth's foolish ones to folio-. For this one dry let the selfish aim. the earthly hope, be forgotten. 1.. the eves be lifted with a Oearer eena For lo. the Star Is In the Fist, shining as on that nlrht of nUhts when the shepherds bowed In adoration and the Magi cume with their elfts nd there It will call, and ro will It shine, till all Earth's teeming millions commingle In a common d.'st m-bih IS HALTED Efforts of Group of Mexi cans to Start Demon stration Failed DECLINES TO ISSUE PERMIT AT GIL BI.AS DKCLARIVO "NO REASON EXISTS von ir." tly Attociatoi Preii. Mexico City. Mex.. Dec. 23. Ef forts of a group of Mexicans to bring about an anti-American demonstra tion tomorrow were met by the re fusal cr Governor Antonio Riviera of the Federal District to Issue the noctssury permit on the grounds that for su h a demonstration there ex- is's no reason which could Justify It" A call for the manifestation was l-sued in Cll Bias. Inviting all Mex icans to meet In front of the Amer ican er.iba-sy for the purpose of pro UMIng against ths allegod 111 treat ment of Mexicans along the border, Including imprisonment of those charged with violation ot the neu trality laws WAItR INT ISSI IXCF Vl EMItiN l .MiF.t llFI , S( ci U.I t., ', , . Austin. Texas. !)e . 23. Attorney Onierul I.U-hifoot said today that nan He not reached a conclusion on the question of whether or not th coui.trollfi shall lygue the llou.tiOii warrant for tho rebuilding of the """ ball at the A. ft. M. College. Theie are a number d matters 'o be taken into consWWaticn. He Ins Asristant Attorneys General Bra dy me? Meade ass'stlns him en this rr'.'X'vitlor, tt th .,,!... .... .If ....,.. . i. ... . 'hn;t that tie warrant should be !s- ,s:td. while the other entertains a .different view. I Mr. I.lehtfoot Raid that he would jrcti h a decision n"Xt week. :i:i( IIIM RECEIVES i :IFTS FROM FRIENDS P V ' -Vol Hoston. Mass. Dec. 2S. With 'Christmas sifts and flowers coming to his from frlenc's and a Christmas i dinner promised by two former par Uhloners, Rtv. Hlcheeon had much to make the day cheerful In the Cliarles Street jail today. Tonlcht Rlcheson's physician re ports that he will be sufficiently re covered from his self-lrfllcte.l wounds of Wednenlay to stand trial January 15 for the alleged murder Ct hl former sweetheart. Avis Llnnell. One of Rlcheson's gifts today tkme from his former fiance, Violet Ed munds of Urooklvn. It was a large boy, said to contain fruit and confec tions. HOY ARRESTED IN Mll'.DI K CASE '.f. (,Y''f, I'rp.. Ierbv. Conn.. Dec. 2".-Edw.ird Dl Donato. aced fifteen, w.ip arrested here today on suspicion of knowing of the murder of the Morm r- family at Defrees ll!e, N. Y., ab ut December 12. Donato's atpenr;tic r-sfinles Mosely, a missing fa mi hand for whom New York authorities. The bov was emploved by Mover's and l raid to have disappeared about the lime Morner's family was dUiovered burled In the yard. in the East MOV saw In the East, went before them, till yottng child was. Matt. 2: 9. I-OSTOFEICE. IN KENTUCKY HORDED Hardin, Ky., Doc. 23. Robbers secured $600 In stamps and $10,000 In notes and stocks belonging to Post roaster Stark, when they blew the poe toff ice safe with nitro glycerine and escaped. John James Shot to Death at Marshall and Jailer Slashed '!- in Piilv New Mar-hall, Tex.. Dec. 23. In a duel In the rotunda ot the court houso here last night John James, an iron moulder, was fatally shot and Rufe Burnett, county Jailer was slashed a toss the face with a knife. James Hod soon afterwards. Bnrnett was badly cut. his nose being almost severed from his face. The trasedy was In view of tho sher iff s office, where ther wore sev eral officers, but they could not reach the combatants In time to prevent the fleht. The cause of the diffi culty Is not explained. FIGHTING SI SPENDE It TEMPORARILY" IX CHIN Peking, Dec. 23. Apparently fighting has ceased, at least tempo rarily, in China. No reports have been received recently ot activities between Imperialists and revolution ists. Minor engagements have oc curred with robbers and nr Increas ing. It Is expected that tho armis tice will be renewed after Dacem. ber 31. Sum of Sixty Thousand Dol laes From Uec-ipls of System Austin. Tex., Dec. 2:!. - The peni tentiary lommlssion today deposit! In the siate trensr.ry the sum of $". whlih 'uoiiey iind'T the HP-ient l.iw is niiide suliji-et to war rue's drswn dmnih .v the lom.nis- sien on tl State Treasurer. Thse funds c;tne frotri n,t re. ceipts of the sv-tetn thrcn:h the Sfll- irff of snuar nire mi l othor product iitid is the tirst moiicv deponled IP (niie time in t In- treasury. It is now 'i-oiml!ii apparent ti-at ii may not be nccr-j.--.irv for the penitentiary svfteni to ro in debt or pledge his credit to rehabilitate the lluntsvlile penitentiary. AssStant Vnorrey Cenent C. F. I l.ape l to represent the Penitent larv I ('onmision in the suit filed a" ilous-j ion bv the imperial Surar Compnnv ' Involvlni! al'eced breach of cot tract I I MUOTS HIMnKI.I AT I PISTOL PRACTICE Denver, Col.. Dec. 23. While at-( tempting to twirl a revolver on bis fincer, discharging a bullet Into a' tareet with each twirl. Fred Rjndall,1 Hired it. shot and serlo.isly wounded himself in the grcln this afternoon, i Itandall is a strike-breaker !n the I oulsville fields. SAFEKPERTS Leave Nitroglycerine in Craclvs of Missouri Safe Vault 1 v V ...v-atrit P' Warrensburg, Mo., Dec. 23. Safe t lowers who were frightened away efore they had finished entering the vaults of the Varrensbnra postofflce, have left the government officials a knotty problem to solve. Tho rob bers first blew tho ontr door of the vault and had filled cracks about tho inner doors with nitroglycerine. Ex ports who have been summoned re fused to tomh the safe, fearing an Nplcsion. FATAL DUEL IN COURT ROTUNDA 51 WD SIS FUND mm SATU R DAY ft EAL CHRISTMAS EVE Yuletide Spirit Manifest Throughout All of Yesterday STORES ARE THRONGED FITTING OBSERVANCE WIIX BX MADE IS CHl'KCHES AND HUMES TODVY AMI TOMORROW. The Yuletide spirit vas In joyoes) evidence in Amarillo throughout all of yesterday and until a late hoar last night, the city atoro belnc thronged with shoppers during; the buying hours, burden-laden hundred) smiling as they hurried jlngerly dewn the Ice-enameled streets, with the happiness ot the Dason shlnins in their eyes. Saturday was la reality Christmas) Eve, and fitting exercises were held In various sections of tre city. To day sen-Ices ot special worth In tha churches will prove a pleasing featt.r. tind on Monday more general observ ance w 111 occur. Mrs. Jennie C. Young, city mls- rplsonary and general agent for thw I'nlted Charities Association, cava her annual Christmas tree and din ner to the poor of Amarillo yester day afternoon at her horn-. 807 Pierce street, with about sixty guests. The affair was fully up to the high standard of Mrs. oung'i entertain ments. ?t.o servel in her usually gracious style and was assisted by Mesdatnes E. M. Hewins. John Hut son. Jack Hall, V. C. Kenyon. and C ii lien. ? iul Mls.-es Cornelius and Sti vers. Following the dinner proper, which was made up of all the good IlTr ''iat could s..,!sc.stej, the f v' c" ' tbvwa CKu ttu-' flnni se Jt the tree 7.1th its lighted tsver va like a pop Into fairyland. Th little ot es were yathervd Into be rooei .mil soon ptesents w-re be itii gathered trcm the heavily laden tit- br;t't hes. and were eagerly (I tched Into the readv arms of tie l ili'rii. Thre were dolls. Oiums, t p. horses doi;s and elephants. There wete dishes, doll ilothes. doll fcriuttire. hoiks, pi-tuns and nuts. ( indies a thI fruits w ithout number al ivost. Every child present reived two articles rx'-lusivf of the fr ilta, nuts anil candles, and those Invited bet n't tnere were remc .nhrnd in l.ke manner. The entire tunc, inn continued throuch three hours and it wr.s dif tici It to determine which enjoyed thw ovnt fiore. the hostess and her a i istunth or the children who were n-i'f'i of boner. The eilire iilfalr I assed it hoi. t an cnpleasant Incl leiit. i-.i.il Mrs Vo'.n; at Itu close .s riven re.iss::i . ti' e of her deep Imld t:Kr: tut- I carts cf those la whose i.ittrcM she has done so iiiuch. Mie has shovn her love for the un fo'tuna'e little ones in this i ty la uitiiy sn! v-ftenl.ty's I'einon- : r .t imi in tleir l-tl .ilf i but an- l.er ev'dei.'e th.-t !.e l ag rolhlng dealer to her In-art than the welfare f the !"-e i niort .'nates of the city. Mrs Went was ably assisted In t tie colb'i tion and preparation of the mod th ::iss itferel the ehild.vn. by Mrs. II 'wins who ban shared nut ly In every ptiuse of the chariv v oi k In Amarillo. .he was the chief assist ant In vesterday's ev ent, and her de llsht was second to none ... she wptched the little ones part .ke ot the rich repast spread before ihem These noble Christian wo'iien au en gaged In this work vvlthoi.t desire for notoriety, nor do they ,ek the praises of anv for the acts they ren der In behalf of the loss fortunate members of our city. They hate proved not more in this than in other endeavors that thev take thilr chief J vvs in scrvlni: thoc unable to serve themselves. In addition rn to the children ;nd rs present at the dlni r. their n. others were a number cf others Interested in charity woik in Amarillo Including It. R. Newcome, secretary-treasurer of the I'nited Charities assoclatlonj It Is probable that one of tre mLit pleasing of all the Christmas enter tainments will be that at tho llkj borne for the benefit of children lac whom provision for Christmas chfer has been rather scant. This dlscra sat Ion of cheer and good gifts fill. be at the home at 3 o'clock Mon afternoon, and will be followed h free shows at the Deandl and Ma tic theatres. The committee urges every tConthned en Tafe 1' I I A.