VOL XII. NO. 82. 21 PACES
mim r.iiies r.mv
BY TIIK AMSf H'lATKI) MlKSt
LONDON, April 9. The strike of the coal miner, which threat
ened to carry with it a general ttrike of the railway men and trans
port worker, teem now to be in fair way of settlement through
The dispute throughout hat been fruitful of surprises, and an
other one was sprung tonight, when after conferences and inter
view, between the parties concerned lasting all day long and when
it was supposed that all efforts to move the miners had proved
ineffective, u was suooeniy announced inai me miners naa yieiuew
and that a conference with the coal owners had been convened for
Monday to discuss the questions involved, while notices were sent
to mining districts urging absention from any action that would in-
terfere with necessary measures
The only explanation yet available as to what inducement, were
offered to the miner, to remove
to step. ...uring the safety of
somewhat crvntie statement of
miner, union "the conference
wm m hnvp really MKniMl to tin un
romllHniiul e.nfi'ri ni e, that would 1m-
uffleU'lit tn IndJ'f the inlnem t yield
the iuiiiilnK Mint. In liny hiw the un-
exitt-rted. rfM(rtieuiil kImh (he llvetlent
4to that the htructfle. whirh would
A . . ..in i i. ..i
ilftve rwtii ine rtniniry w in wnnn.
Arthur llemlermiii, the lutxir lender,
who Im In rlime tnuih with nil the ne
Hot Ih Hi inn, althouKh not MToimiiy ion
rrrned In todny-ii meetlnKx with remli r
l.luyd (ii'i.ice, win tnnlKht full of ion
fldenoe thwt thirr will In- no general
The exe-utlve nnnmlttce nf the triple
Mllliiiiee, after a eenferenei? with the
premier. IhmumI the f.illnwInR eUitement
"It huit lii-en agreed: flral. the go--ernment
kIuiII aununnn a innfvrenre f
lMirvM-ntntlva nf the nihiera fvdera
tlon i'f the rrnil uwnerH ut the Nwrd of
trade Monday to dlwum the iuentlin In
dUipute lH-twoi-n the two imrtlea, and
aeinnd. the miners fiilirutji n fhiill tiv
night liwue niftlrea to the fiileratlon
liram hea. urging the itinera to alwlaln
front any artlon Interferrlng with tneaa
urea neremnry f'r Inmirlug the aafety
of the mlnea or nii-innltatlng the uae
of furee liy the gnvetnment."
Tlie atiitement wua imui-iI ly Mr
Hodgea and J. II Thmnaa. mvretary of
the niitlunnl union of rullwuy men. and
lr. Th"iwiN. In an Inter M-w auld It wat
the renilt of negotlallona bi-twivn the
rallwiiy men. trnnMnt wi,rketa nnrt
the government and hud Iwi'n a'i-eted
.y the mliii rn.
The triple ao.'mre will reuutin In
permanent amnion during the mgotln
tlona In order If mifaanry to give ef
fiH't to thel prevlmia iIii IhIoiih.
('omi t nlng pi oUMIIty or ii ni'ttleliietit
the pn-HN uHwrlutlon iwvn:
There la definite h"l- thut the lie
gotlMllotiM will prureiil amiMithly and
that not only will at live Intervention
hv the rallwiiy nun and trnnapnrt
worker In- avertiil, Imt thut the mln-
era atpiage will In- endiil. The i tirly
return of thi pump men Im ixuwllile."
Thniiighoiit the day representative
of the triple nllliinee roiitlini.il rfforta
to hrlug aliolll negollallolia la-tween
the miner and the government. Af- j
ter the third Interview tM-twei-n a depu j
tntlou of railway men and trnnnport j
u'orket-N with the tiiemler at iiowning
Htreit. .1. II. Thoina and Harry t
ling. liHii-ra of the transport worker.
i-eiMH-tixl Hint the d put.ition wa goln
to diM'UHK inHileiK Hguln with the mln
era. hut would not we the premier
itgaln until tomorrow. ,
At thin ronfi-renei- Sir Krle tSinldea. ;
1.1.1 lllrki llheild. Hlr KolM-l t Home. .
Aunten fhiinili-rluln und other meiiv
la-ra of the government vre pi-nl.
After thin eotifeieiwe the pi line tulnln
ter went to HilekliiKhiint Calnee and
hud a" ttudieme with the king
I un Inn the eoume of the day. It waa
leHttid thit. pioldil the pumping
iltrrinilt.v eould Im aiirmounteil the i
UiiVeininent wa not luheine to nego.
tkiling the wage guiHtloti on a nail
.1 IuIh an cln lined hy the miner
I net alNiolutely ii-rtaiu. however
he mit eminent go tliul
lenneet to wage.
The ealilnel today minitlolieil mea
urea to Inmire the aafi-ty of the miner
and IwUhe of naval rating were aent
to Wale and Hoot land to prolei-t Miliin
teera and pimi't. together with ad
ditional troop to aid the elvil author!
tie In miilntetianre of pulille order and
caenllul national wrvlee.
The war offlee nnnotinei-d that l.letl
lenant tlenernl. the K:irl of t'avan. ha
heen apimlnted to the rhlef ripimand
lif the Ixwdun and A'derahot dliiti lrt.
m,mr,,t :iir i , oil fidd Saturday, than since the first showing of oil was found. Most of ,n TXM N0T unconstitutional, Mm Planum u consider-
::z::z z:::zz ; status nnilALO sy .purchascs we.rc by ouSi,idc oil Tn and were made js; rb
I- adjutcd i.n n national UihIh iny I I WW OWIHlMirf tlOIrby their representatives On the grOUnd ' However, Ml Itlunton 1 Ihut ho 1 month and It lit ImiHiuiMe to secure
h;;d l; ""J'" r" L" ' n T" ! A'PAI I APII AN IC lEar,y in lh morning the George Mcntgomery Brokerage firm had dis- :S,.B:i r.::!. " M
:.V.rZJl Posdof 31 pieces that brought in the aggregate cf $31,000. m'ground was ; Th. tJ!tSL
THE NEWS CARRIES THE FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Amarillo Daily New
IN FOUR PARTS.
CHIQL' 1 TEA
.1 ; . i . ij.j
for safety of the mines.
their rooted objection to assenting
the mine owners property is the
Frank Hodges, secretary of the
wa. arranged unconditionally." .
0TI1 I nVCTCRV
0 1 1 LL U Id! Ell I
LORD MAYOR, WHILE UNMO
LESTED.'IS CAUSE OT
By AMoriat.4 I'riit,
WASIII.MITdX. April .- Kffoi t
Wile made tod.iy l I lie hl.itr mid l.ilx-r
deartment to define finally tile Ktatu
f lioiwild (I'l'illaghau. loily mayor of :
Cork, who In In the rn.tiil Statea with-
In the cane
. . ....
cut a )aMpiiit. I'M peril It
with rei-ommetiilatlon whir
wmt aovetal rliange, uln
and forth till day ln-tween the two de-
imrtment. t'luw? of the offlee hour
found them en n ute dv iikhk. nu'em
to the atate ilepartment With the lat-
eat UKKentmtiH of 8.i-ietary lav. A riatv gained circulation H i'in-'Liy
trt "ul lag linn arrived in thi country evenPJf t' .the effit atnndlng li'pit-l
aiNTIXI KU OS I'AdK TWO ' COXTINTKD OX TAGE rVO
GOnS FOR POSTALEnPLWES IN
FUTURE ROBBERIES filUST GEASE
.1, Aa iated Vrrm.
WAStUXiiTuX. April !.-ltal
employe will hereafter Iw armed
and rewind given for pprch-n-Hlon
of mail rohlM-r. IVlmniOcr
Oi neral I Link tilay m-nt out an or
der potlng a atanding reward of
li.iMMi for "any Mtal employe or
other pel nun who lirlng In u mull
Tl tiler further provide for
the uiuilng of iKMcntlnl men In tho
eervlie and gave notice that "ev
GEORGIA - PLANTER GUILTY SAYS JURY IS
GIVEN LIFE SENTENCE-WILL APPEAL CASE
V MUN.TO. April . t.eorge
While, i li;ili man of the ik'mocralic
nnllniial cimmlllee, who I confer
l Im with the iHiiiocrMle leader
incite Memite ami Iioum on the eve
A JEWELRY STORE ROMANCE
RESULTS ALWAYS THE SAME.
The purchase of a baby ring at the Pickerell jewelry store
Saturday, completed the last chapter of romance that is brief
ly but fully told on the pages of Pickerel) store ledger.
The ledger opened in 191fc and ciosed Saturday .hows:
Mr. Blank, V
Amarillo, Texas. ' ' . ,
November. 17, 1919, Fountain
Dec. 22, 1919, Pearl Necklace
March 8, 1920, Diamond Ring
June 2, 1920, Wedding Ring
April 8, 1921, Baby RinS
ci ninr nil
E STRONGER EACH
'The week closed with
the Second Sand flow cf oil in Gulf Well No. 2. Nothing WM done' at the Well
th iirrivsl of n aw ah which waa In h mift rn worlr anon
rcceiVCa and may be pumping nOW. ' It Was expected hit night, and if not
i i ' ... j r .? j
HllliVUJ IIVI V) TT AAA Mb A AAV
r, - . r . , e t .ii. .
' The first flow of Oil discovered in a field for which drilllrtg hat been in
progress three years, and millions spent, and considered in the light of the
opening of One of the big fields of the Country, Gulf Well No. 2 taiUl6t avoid
nublicitv if it would. Attention of oil men of the
,Lp hu( nfl AUvrhU
TT J .L J" 7 '
nPea "le surrounding territory.
Saturday, too, Was marked by activity in the
ured by leasing activity,
purchased for a Tulsa operator. The day's sales of
vv r-v tr i r a
. m v. rveene ana rt. a. wnracie or wicnita rails, aiso maat purcnases in
the Vicinity of the Gulf well. They bo ought through HsjTytix. Other
Wichita Falls oil men are looking over (hs field. There were aUc!Js among
local parties during the
i . I'rjiiea .Ire .dva Inf
; lriQav.lia not yet rearhi-d dlzxy
height 4.M are on the itu line. l'roHT
ty tMl.1 mlfeht have heen had In the
neighlTinod of the (lulf well ten day
." t'T11 'w "n "rr'
h"Ul "M"'" rl- "tutday
nf aottage t-lght mllea from the will
WhnJ- theVapm-lty of the Oulf I yet
ataL. tun I... ft...!., la
a mar ot4iieeulntlon. &11O harrel I
ronatfftf! k very eonwrxative eatlmatu
onnll a very ooner alive ei
nd liyj'iiisrvu.lng activity In tli
and itt.j'iiiirvu.liig activity In the !'
ing l.4lm. I Htitli Iputed.
ery lllill 'In exMM tel to Uphold tho
hmiir of the aorvk-c."
"Mail rehln-ra iiiunI Mop," Mr.
II. in. aalil following a eoiiferenee to
day vlth Ituxh I). Himmon. newly
aiHintel chief lncrtir, and with
other mi-inhcr of the di rtin lit
Niltce oi'U'itiiniiloii. "We me going
to tiM- every power uMid.ilile to do
thi. no matter Ho" tlraMic. The
went know how to handle crlmlu
ii In. jiiNt it they ii d to in the old
Well Kill go llll).
STAUD BY HEW
of the new loiigreH. announced
tMla thai aiilc from purely or
Kunifalioii actitltie tlie eliort of
Kit ' iiatlnual committee "Intend
tti.NTINI KM UN V.r,K TWO
Pen ;..'. .
AMARILLO, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 10, 1121
IN Rill F
the oil world in suspense
VU A.V WAV glUUIIU UpUAA Ul A
. w. Irw rlav Sntnrrlav
more confidence Was exhibited in the kleW Amarillo
i r nr t t 11
PRAIRIE TEST EAST GIinllilG
HAS SHOWING OIL 47C9 FEET
Report from Channing alio cam In Salardbj nlfht that
the drill bit in the Prairie well east of the tavira wa. giving
a .howing of oil According to Eugene CoQaa who arrived
late from Channing, the Prairie well U down 4709 feet, and
the Uut 1200 feet U in lime.. The aame hole gave an oil .how
ing at 3750 feet, and there i. faith among the driller., it i.
laid, that operation, will not ceaie till an afl pool i. found.
The Mint machinery i. used in the Channing well that the
Prairie Company uted in .inking a dry Lola tZ59 feet in quett
of oil in Nebraska. Ceoligut have predktoc) that If the Prairie
per.iit. in going through the pretent lime fennation. oil will
be encountered in the Channing welL 1
Fuel for drilling the deep well i funUbed by another
Prairie well .ix mile, distant. Betide, ga for drilling pur
poe. the .econd well which is down 34S9 feet i. .upplying a
barrel of casing head ga. a day. It i. the eend Prairie well
near Channing that i. uncapped once a week, te permit the
blowing out of water as it accumulate, from i
Hy Aw-M-iatui Vrrrt.
IM IM:Th, ii . . April ? - John fl.
William. .1 iiomt county firmer, u
ta!en to Atl.mta and plioid in j.ill to
dn to await lotion A i ll oil In
notion (or a new trial which wa made
hele lo.liv utter he wn convicted mid
ctltcincd I life ptipnw in. lent on
lunge if nun. lei. He epr l ion-
fl.tet ii be o, ti) Ii r 1 1 .It H lli .11 ei of
The It ml w.i- the f n .-t i lie uilins
C oin i b ii iri t'l it W iIIiioih i ani il the
killing if Intro f .'in li.i ii-tn uftei tin-
ill I'll ton tit of l l-llie tiii-l hl ll te l p.
ltlCFtU,-:,. iillik'i't hlllge of IMolllllfi-
on Ii.h f.nn, I'll'iuan IV liit Tlini
ol the in im . Un lulling l.in.lio'V
I'ltelMoM. Wlielll tie W:H NIH-epTll ally
iliiigid mill kiiliii! ut I lie trial wre
iillig'-l t- Inixe I ei-.i liiotiiriil Into New
ton il.UM .lll.l illoHllid.
Tile other I il. ii t tligloi Were ill
i Im t .1 I v M.iiMng. negro f trm lw and
. If e,infe" I accoii "lire t hme Ihi-ii
killil In .1 ii r lountv and I'miili v hv
1. 1. ni t ti i w:Mi a nw of null, ting
W illi loin iiml three of hi M il I to
enii theie Mon.hiv.
William MO'.e.ii'eil to tnke hi . oin ti
Hon iiilivn'v Imt w In u hi wife nod
I'llUghlel hloke Into ol'M their grof
.I'l'it.il lilin ai d Im i-tlilggled to hide
lit emotion a he iuulit to i-omfml
them, tie wn allowed to rrouiin in
the ii'Uit room with them (or ten or
awaiting a' swab test of
country is directed toward
rt.imW. 'MtpA .'f ,,nJ
turning of leases. Meas
t ' it
fifteen ndnuteg bsfora Imng taken to
Ihite of trial nf William on the other
two Indictments hare ha not heen et
in .r haa the court announced when
il iiinlng wli: ba trteil. although il wn
indicated tha negro would face a Jut
l fore the regular July term. iVimwl
Ii r WiHlniii hold that he inn not
1 1 liil on the Indictment i hnrglng nmr
.i.r of Willie I'realon, whon- hody wa
f..i:nd chained to that nf I'rti-imn. I.nf
the mate contends tlie Indictment n
oilting from the ditth of 1'nnioii i j
PASSENGER SEVEN HAS
BEEN RESUMED ON M.N. A.
Br Aunritf4 rraat.
JnCl lN. Mo.. April .- I'a. ng.-r
m t.e on the Miaanuri North Ark in
mi ttailroad Into Jnplin, ux-tiil' d
nlu.-e the trlke of union men etul
weik ago. will Mtrtly Iw renamed M"ii
I y . aivonllng to J. C. Murray, tariff
in i. i.mer. whn arrived here tonight
WtUTIIKK I'ORr l AKT
WWT TT.XAfc-ciunday and
SPECIAL TAX SHOULD
BE LEVIED DECLARES
1IY Tllli ASHtKlATKU I'UK.HH.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 9. A tax of one cent per ticket on moving
picture shows and other places of amusements as means of rais
ing money for the rural school
! nd presented at the special session of the Legislature for their
! "tion, if the plans of Miss Annie Webb Blanton, superintendent of
! in'l;ion' "d
I Governor Neff can be carried out
000 rural school aid bill passed at the regular session of the Legis
lature, pointing out that he did so because the state did not have
the funds to meet the appropriation.
The tax will not be confined to picture shows and amusements
alone, but may be levied on the natural resources of Texas, such as
oil, .ulphur, or coal, M.ss Blanton
,' a way to raise the money to meet an appropriation of thi.
! kind by taxation. At the same time such a Ux must be consUtu-
! tional and in as much as the attorney genera!', department ha. ad-
vi.ed her that a tax of one cent
hold any dclNlon In the matter until
he had luveMtiguleil all aurh reaourre
o( revunu. Ml I Un n ton la making
thi Invcitigatinn at the auggeatlnn and
reiul of hguilajiir who propimed Uie
ulllJU. .tna jeituur wwuiii irwu wamuu
aha hag ratwtved numeroua letters alnre
the fovernor 4un4 tha M.CHiQ.noO bill,
Tha lax un theatn-a and gniuaetnenta
now' I lift per year nf w hlch flv per
cent giN-a to the available achnul fund'lhera will he no rural school fund fur
and the other Ti per cent goea to tha the rurul m'hool nf Texss. aba said, and
general revenue fund. ' to provide inS 1 for rentwlng this p-
I'nh- an approiulutlon for rural propraitlon If the purima of her pro-
hoii aid la made ty the eglktture ' pow-d tux on pl tur ahows or tha nat
there wilt lie a larg nutnher of rural urnl reaoiirre of Texas. ' .
school that will Im- forced to cloa next Ml" lllnnton aald that Oovemor Neff
year! Min Hlanton aald. iNi-auae of the had aaured her he would submit such
Inability to get teacher for thmn. Thf hill at the special seaaion of the leg
K hool with the atute aid are able tnlllature If It la not unconstitutional,
cH-ratn for alx month at leat and 'which la the reason she got a ruling
nme of them longer If they ao deatre from the attorney general on the
while without thi aid they cannot op-! amusement tax.
niSSICIG MAUAL BALL0011 FOUHD
OFF FLORIDA COAST EllTIRE GREl'i
LOST IS THE BELIEF OF OFFICERS
lt AMtirialail I'riM,
W.St,T. Ah-II t.-TlM-navy
ttViartment late today receiv
ed rmiflmiallon nf Hie finding nf
the inlmlng na) hnlloon, A-&597, by
the fUlilng ImwI Klerlra, off Cane
hanlila lal night. The gaa bag and
basket wrre Intarl, Ilia meaitage
Mid, hul no Irare of the rrew of
flte na n wa found.
Thd f lulling of I lie big balliaHi at
ea lmllcrcd the lal Iiom held by
m pit rule one and that he can la trtnl
in it ii wll a on the third Indict
hu nt i h n ting murder of another tie
Ki o. Il.in j Triie. The di fi ll!-contend-ed
the d'ouiiln of 1'eteiwin lltld l'n-
to'l w.ih one nit.
THIRTY-SIX PERSONS K1DICTED
Oil CHARGES OF THEFT HA11Y
PROnillEIlT HEII ARE IfJPHCATED
MACON, Ga. .April 9. After deliberating for 28 hour, a jury
in Federal Court late today returned verdict, of guilty on all five
charges of the indictment against 36 person, accused of conspiracy
to rob the American Railway Express Company of property valued
at more than a million dollars.
Hard IhukIiI taw. good etolen while in tran.lt with prae.
The Ut of iletenil.it. t Im hid-d if! tn ally all of the ai-cunwl men. and al-
piiim no "gi'i mill iigeptN tn i ; or
Kl i, At:ili'in..i and con lu to, I agg.igi'
I.. i ti in w l.uti lorn, negro p-ii,
I'm. i-.' iwiii-i und hotel pi ..piti-toi .
Tin. cotnliii tot a weie Home of the l't
kliewn In the witltllWeiit
W. A Hughe, mem ugi-r, fuiumlied
the hulk cf the evvlen.e f.T the gov
etnnieiit lie wa on the tand for near
Iv a Krik nnd told i t tiamuctiigi In
PRICE FIVE CENTS
fund, may be incorporated in a bill
Governor Neff vetoed the $4,000,-
said. In other words she is trying
per ticket on place, of amusement
printed H. iioo.oon for rural school aid
md with the exception uf a amall
iiiouni nil of thi gpproprlaUon has
Wn diHtrilm.el tn the rural arh hIh
I ho rem inder of thi aum la read:
: appor t nm.-nl and wlU.te to gpix"-
I loned by the stata board af tdueatloa)
lit Ita regular monthly meting- Mat
I Monday aneordlng to Ml. Blanton
I With tho withdrawal of thaaa funds
naval official her thai Ih
nilglil be tuund alive. Tho general
uppovltlon waa lhal the ksDoon has
been In the water (or tws week,
and thai the five men wort drowned.
, araplane luw been sent to Pan
ami City, rlnrtda, to Islts poanea
alnn of I lie balloon.
EFFORTS MADE TO AID "
MEXICANS IN TEXAS
Br AawwiaUd PnM.
KAN ANTONIO. Texaa, April I.
Outlining of a program for the better
ment of condition among Mexican cltl.
lena of Texaa constituted tho first daV!
work of the convention of alxteen Mexl
"an consular offlelal which began Its
three day arlnn here today. Oounsul
'leiii-iiil Kduiirdn l.ult nf Han Francis
co pretu-nteit to the convention his plan
or etalillhmnnt of l-al commlmrlons
n Mcxii-an rommunltlea to bring tho
mk of the ronul doner td tho peo
inlifeiiiil to numeroua theft.
lour of the Mxty four ierona Indict
ed wen- never arreted; nine were found
n. I gulltv l v the jurv, nine verdicts ot
not guilty were directed by Judge
Kvnn. five phwded guilty and on case
The case had heen on trial for (our
week, with men from all parts Of ths
l. 8. having tnken the stand,
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