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) ' v ' 7rtf ir ? r n VOL. XXI. AMARILLO, TEXAS, PKIDAY, OCTOBER 26, NO. 8ft 1 Herald. N SPOUTING AN OCIAL C BOLES. Gay Capitol City Inaugurates Two important Events To-. day-Many to Participate GRAND STEEPLE CHASE, First of the Kind to Be Held on American Soil, Meets, With Praise From Army Officials-Expert Riders, W 'u.-ulnjjton, Oct. 23. Two t tn -portant. events of tlio kjioii inn and social drill's of tiio rni'llal city wore inaugurated today -tho nnnii.il full yolf tournament or the Chevy chase liljliOHt standing' In - i ho society and financial and c onitnorclnl drcles of the south ii ml I'UKt. itn.i:o.i timi: IlllOXL Supreme lii'liilr Court at Austin Derision AllHlill, till. -''. 'I'll'' .sllpl'ilUO coin i ycguirdny rendered tho ! i slon thai. Solar and not standard or railroad time must pnvi'iu Icm! pro ceeding. Tin' case Involved a valuable I: ml of laiul. Tin Jury ln oi!;- lit. In ;l , i- diet three minutes pa t tnidiiitht a' -1 cording td standard time or fifvi-m minutes before midnight by tol.tr lime. The tl'liil Jlldt'e hold thai, tne term or court xili'id ai midnight standard time and p fmed in enter judgment. ; Tin' supremo court ha ordered t Ii ' club, and the second annual mooting, on(r, in f jMfiKn,ont on tho ground, i lint solar time governs courts, j Texllnc. Fnder tin' Texas law, cv road doing leisures within till' lato must hai an o r;;:i ii I x.t ion and maintain general oil iii'.s In I ho slate. SI In Texas, tlio I )!) t road Is Known a. (ho Foil Worth & Denver, Th" ivi'i'iitly const rui lod Trinity ,v H m.ipi Valley from Fort. Worth to li.il -.'i In Jiii i nom under iho Frlrco Look Island control ami this new move oil Mle Deliver Ih It ii t llllirftflfT 'p of Han 1 1 1 1 . t ii Interests toward i ring 1 Ii o souih'M'st. lly I r. 1 1 1 ic .ii i ah - 1 1 1 ii l H , at pres 'Mit, tlio Kdi I. Island' from this iolni, inns I'vi i -., Ii t business me rthti Don- Mi r rails to Hainan to connect with h" main lil.e. Wy this lease, the Km I, Inland Inn gained, hy round . 1 1 j 1 1 f no aiis tin." connection which 1 1." i Mi r.: Ion vest from Aniarlllo to 'I'm nun ai I would have given. TIP a Ii; uipi Ion of tlii Colorado Southern tin' Km 1, l-d. i ml will secure the lat ter road In Hie traffic arrangement owr the Denver rail. Hut I will toil liia'i'l ialiy chango lae situation in rcgaid to the Tiieiimearl exten sion as I he inileap'" hy the Dal'iart route h l-r-ii 1 1 ' Increased and the ' iiiadian river break. h oppose serious obstacles in economical grades and I o,dliel. of I lie I'nited HuntR Uacliif; assocla i inn. !lundred.s of enthusiastic ROlf eis nd hunters from eastern mid ' oit.hfin cltlen are in Washington to ; .ii th lpate In tlio events, Including ;,;iiiy of tho social and financial lead ers of tho metropolitan society. Mil itary, naval and diplomatic circles ire also represented at tho meetings f both associations Tht Cliovy Chas" tournament, that U open to all members of rlulin nf fil iated with the L'ulleal States Oolf na iorl.ition, began this morning on the Thevy Cbaso links with a qualifica tion round. A prize Is offered for the lowest gross score. Tho first rounds for tho club cup, first alxtorn; consolation cup, second ixteen, aBfl playcrs'Tiip, third six lecn, will bo playod tomorrow morn ln?;, and the second round tomorrow licrnoon. All are match to play rlghtccn' holes. Trbes will also bo Riven to the runner up and defeated e1rht In each rlass. The semi-finals and finals for all ups, and tho handicap competition will bo playod Saturday. In tho lat ter first and second prizes for tbe lowest uot scores and a prize for the Inwwt gross score- nro offered. Tho second annual meeting of the I'nitcd Hunts Kaeim; association be-j pins today at Ueunings, and will be continued on Saturday and Monday. Although but a year old, every prom inent hunt dub of America Is repre sented on tho membership rolls of this ornanizatiuu. and It has already become a power In steeple ctiasin and amateur racing circles. The firH meeting of the association was held at. Morris park last year. 'lie&lnulnR on October 111. Soiuw of tho best horses from the stables of America's wealthiest peoplo were cu-U-red in tho races, and were ridden by the best amateur sportsmen of tho country. The success of the rirst meeting accounts for the enthusiasm whirh attends the inauguration of iho po.roud, which promises to be by .ill odds the greatest, event in the history of amateur ruclnp; in the new world. Tho hunt clubs of many southern states and a score of eastern :ities are represented, in addition to he numerous niililnry and other so detlesnf this city and adjacent eotin yy. tine of Iho blR features of the n eseut meet will ho tho military ieeplecbase, open only to horses nwned and ridden by officers of the I'nited Stales army. Although sim ilar events are common In tho mill tary circles of European countries, this will bo tho first, of its kind to be held on American soil, In a letter In the officials of th association Brigadier General Franklin Dell gave his heartiest commendation and prals of tho project, and recommended it to tho officers of the army. As a result, ninny of the bost riders in the service arc entered In tho contest. The officials of the United Hunts Raring; association include lion. Per ry Belmont of New York, president; II. S. Tage of New York, one of tho best known and most proficient gen tlemen riders of tae country, is vice president, ai3 John R. Townsond, an associate of E. H. Marriman, the rail road maiyiale. Is secretary and Treas urer. Mr-Tov,T.send is tho ownor of n vast, estate and hunthiR grounds in FTPtiier county, Virginia, where ma ny exciting hunts havo been held. The directors of the association Include the names of 'men of the siti iui s wur.cK FIRE LAYS IT it IN KANSAS CITY LAMB WIRE FENCE ;ivfk ovi;it itccoiciw Midnight Flames Destroy Ten ement 100-Room House in the Heart of City. ll'l'llll (Olllt Millie Decides Icp Commission St. l.ouis, od. 23.- In the I'nited States circuit court today Judge Klnkelnburg decided that Unhurt M Fraser, diali nun of the easibound freight coinniltlee, must produce be fore Special 'oniiiils.liuier Uoniheau records of the committee which are wanted by the government )n the ' I kf nf flpjll Will Prnhahlw tlnvar Ro Vnnwn MANY LIVES ARE LOST TTi UbLL .. . I P II I IT II . I II 1 Now on hatnl fence niadc. -U M) -I .lil- V,y far the troiiest and most The only hij;h .'arlmn steel fence. durable Call and See It, ll.nl NO AID FOR PATRICK FROM THE GOVERNOR ail- New Yoik, Oct. 23... It. is nounced that (ioveriior llljins make no further action In tin- cas Of Albert I'atrick, ronvided of tin murder of millonalre Kice. ei'ner 1; way of hearings, the appointment o a medical commi:;M')'i of aiithlu; else, until the federal court has icii tiered a ilual declsoii. ill Cause Chicago Street Cur ollison Secn luiii'M'il Cliicico, (li t. H.V - A defective 1 was responsible las! nilit for a sti car colli ion In which seven persons were s 'limislv Inji, i erl. Two may die. Tliev are Charles Sinilinaii alnl Mri Ktliel Mi Dowi II. The bud rail on the southbound track of'the Asliv will! land avenue line at Thlity-ninth s'r"i i. H caused 11m car on mat trad, to collide villi a ear going in the opposite direction. ouster proceedings against the 'I'ei mlrnil liuilroiid it woe laiioti. Fraser was recently placud'niuler arrest for refusing- to produce the icconls. Alt er the decision today Fraser banded over the records. Iowa Itcvollitiouiti) Daughter. Iowa City. In.. Oct. 2". - The owa lil'alicli of tne Pangliicrs of the .inei-j I'iill Kf vol il i ion roncncii m annua session here today. mi K iNStit.wcK rr;oi km; Michigan Teachers' Convention, llattle Creek, Mich Oct. 2.V- School ma'ams and educators from every nook und corner of the state have deserted their outbful diaigfs " j tod.iy and are giiiherlng in this city Caudblate on Policyholder' Ticket i t() Mctpate in tho annual eonven Ohjects to Speiiiliiig .Money ,iol t .M, lilyail Teachers1 asso- New York, Oct. "a. An att"inpi to seciiro evidence from Thomas A. Burkncr, vice president of I In New York I-ifo Insuraiico company and Kdinnnd Uandolph, treasurer of ili.i. company to be used in the local ac tion to provent expenditure of the company's funds In tho elect Ion of j;s directors, was stayed by the court order today. Steplveu Farii lly, calidid.ile for di rector on the international policy holders' ticket, has obtained an order for tho New York I.lfo and Its di rectors to show cause why tlic should not bo enjoined from iisiiiL tne company's money for the pur pose of electing the ml minis! rat ion ticket. Ituckner and Uandolph re fused to be sworn In this action jes tei'day and today secured an order stalng an attempt to compel them to testify. I'OMCK SU A KIM T New York Captains Ordered to Oth er Heats In lll'fect Tonn.i'row New York, Oct. 2.3. --Probably the most sensational shake-up which the New Y'ork police department ever ex perienced will go Into et'tcet, tomor row moriilifg when every captain ex cept one in five burroughs In the city will he transferred by order of Coinni ss oner Iiingiiam. i lie ciianges arc madu "for the good of the ser vice." The one- capt.ilu left nndls tiirhed Is Cantain Schlol Iman, who commands the tenderloin precinct There nro eiiihtv-live police captains in greater New York. elation. The sessions will Inst until Saturday ami will be addressed by many well known educators. Includ ing scleral members of the faculty of the state university at Ann ArBtir. santaIeIirIctors hi annual session lopek.i, Oct. J.'i. Among the im- ; CHICAGO switchmen DEMAND WAGE RAISE Chicago, Oct. 23. Siren,;;! hemM by the promised support of the en gineers and firemen, one branch of the switchmen employed In Chicago railroad yards will po before the of ficials of the various roads today to make u fiu.tl demand for higher wages Hnl shorter hours. The time limit on which the switchmen bnv'i dew-lured 'they will insist upou an answer tirMaoir pot f -lion expires at. noon today ami while a strike action may not follow di rectly on an adverse reply, such an answer will render the situation serious. as Some of the Occupants Fai'ed to Register-Many Injured. Kansas City, (id. 2.1. --In ruins lies the Chamber of Commerce build ing In Kansas City, Kan., which was deslroji'd by fire early today. There are anywhere from a hall dozen to Ihli iy dead, iiccoiding to estimates given out this morning hi I'liemn who worked at the scene all night, (in the other hand Assistant Fire Chief Wad at s o'clock this inornlie; ll: lsie( II,;, J u. ,", F tJm urgess. Sole Agent, rt FIRST NATIONAL BANK Or AMARILLO, TEXAS. Hot be DM'j- Anna! pi: know n tin i six, of lire .1 tl'lil-oliil will not be search of tile RESOURCES Loans and Discounts Bond nd Rial Estats Redemption Fund r,.h ar,H Ki .',:! I lot f, t Demand Loan ;;i!.IXS.K "',' h- Deposits Total - - $l.3!i.t,Hii7.ii:i Total LIABILITIES $iiviv:;:!ii.o; Capital Stock - - $2id.ooo (vi -m.iux Oii Surplusand Undivided Profits J10.13YM c CircuUton ti.i;;,.i.i..h2 2i)0,0ni).0') l,os.i.7H2 n:i $l..'.ri3,iii7.HO ruins ii is :'.; llUl lleil i. The , , iiiadi KANSAS .MAhOMC ItKlMON. in Scottish Kite Doilies' n Session Topi'ka, KansH. Tofieka, Kan., Oct. 23. --The Ma Sooa of Kansas are holding the fall crnveiition of the Sc.uUl.sh UDe bridles in this city, heginniug today and lust ing until Saturday evening. Several distinguished masons lire expected to poriaui. mailers to be acted upon at deliver addresses during the reunion. Including Hon. James D. Itichardson of Washington formerl ya coiress man from Tenni'ssee and now sover eign comiuander of (he Scottish Kite of tne southern district; Frederick Webber of Washington, secretary general, with headquarters at. Wash ington, and Sovereign Commander 1'. Palmer of the northern district, with headquarters at Milwaukee. I1I0PORT 1 ItOM WAMi ST I IF FT Colorado Southern Said to He I'mler V. P. und K. I. 'New York, Oct. 23. The Tribune says that reports are current, in the financial district that the control or tho Colorado Southern is noon to pass to tlio Union Pacific and Hock Island which woujd hold It Jointly as they hold tho Chicago & Alton. Theye havo been frequent rumors that tho Hock Island had control of the Colorado Southern but, the story of tbe joint control has not previous ly been heard. Merger .Move Not Public Here While thore havo been rumors form many quarters In the last few weeks in regard to tho proposed deal between tho Rock Island and the Colorado Southern, there has been no definite announcement here of. ft merger. Tho Colorado Southern Is officially that part of the Denver Itocid which vlf,vJ- ii'om Lejfr to the annua) mee;iim of the stockhold ers of the -nnt. I'e railway loday, according to the local oficials. is the ratification of the lease of Hie prop erties and franchises of the Western Arizona ami the Oakland Fast Side railroad companies: the purchase of the siocks and boiiibi of the Arkansas Valley and the Denver, Knid & (iulf railway companies, and tne const ruc tion of iho former road, and the pur chase of the slocks, bonds ami fran chises of Iho Holy K. Swink road, and 1 lit- building of its lines. All of these matters will probably be acted upon favorably. The financial report of the Santa i'e syslcju show that 12. It was earn ed for iho stock last year, as against 3.;i per cent In r.wo, the same in 1 !K) I, and S per cent, in T.n);!. Tho statement, of tlio earnings of the sys. tem sliows an increase of $10,2000, 00(1 gross and $7.ouo,ono in net in come, and ?(.000.0OU In surplus making the last fiscal year one of th,. most prosperous In the history of the road. Action Approved Topeka, Kan., Oct. 25.--All the old directors of the Santa Fe wore re-elected at the annual meeting of stockholders of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa I'e railway held at tlio gen eral offices at noon today. There was no oppositon and a block of half million shares sup posed to be controlled by the Stand ard Oil interests were voted for President Ripley. No attempt was apparent, on tho part of Harrlmun or any other Interests to secure spe cial representation on the bonrd. Im met'iatcly after tho irr-fng- of the stockholders the board t.f directors met and npproved the actions of the executive commllteo in its extensions and purchase of additional lines. Iliellt hocju pio'ialily not then, as 'I till liia in bodies arc oho. ill!;; was used us a telle- aud cunialiir .1 l nil rooms. holding betuee i :i,ni and :;nn prison iflu'll the fire broke out. this nioi n lilg at I2:"i. Most of ill. so were families but many oilmrs weie tran sients who.-e names are unknown. The only person who knows I In- num ber of occupnntjls the Janitor and he Is missing, believed to be d"ad In Hie ruins. Musi of the transient who cane1 from ihe railrord yards were not registered and It may be days before full extent of catastro phe s revealed. The known Injured are tweniy Hve and two or three at ei(st will die. The known dead are Uoberl Mor ion, a stone mason; Infant of Mr. and Mrs. John Sparks; John r.ynch, a driver of a sand wagon; J). R. Young, a laborer. (ieorge Mallin, Mrs. Kd W'inslow and two daughters are missing. A Mr. Itranahan, who was fatally hurt died today. Cause of Ihe fire Is .unknown. Followng are missing: FdwaifJ W'inslow ami Mrs. Klin Harris. W. 11. riKiua, 'resident. Chan J. E. Lowndes, Cashier. J. 5. Chesnutt, Asst Cashier, W. A. 5mith, Asst Cashier. ' ( IIAI I'FFUS ON STItlKi: Rryan in Ohio Montpelier, Oho, Oct. 23. William .1. Dryan began his campaign of Bpcech-niakins in Ohio hero today. :HIO employed by N'eiv York Trans portation Co. Ask for Increase New York, Oct. 23. Three hun dred ciiaffeurs employed hy the New York Transportation company, which operates 1130 public electric! cabs, struck loday fur an increase in wages. A non-union man who attempted to l:tke out a vehicle from the garage was set. upon by strikers and dragged from his seat. He was being rough ly handled when be drew a revolver and fired Into the crowd. No one was hit. The police charged the crowd and made two arrests. Jeff Davis Campaigning. 'Ardmore. I. T., Oct. 23.--.Jefferson Davis, governor and senator elect of Arkansas will speak here tonight. In behalf of the Democratic, constitu tional eon vent ion candidates. Hun dreds o t'Deniocrats from surround ing towns a ro arriving in tho city to lioar the famous Arkansas states man. Davis I highly popular In the territory and will deliver several speeches prior to the election next month. Traffic Tied lp Colorado Springs, Col., Oc t. 23. Several thousands of tons of rock and dirt crashed down on the tracks -it the Colorado Springs & Cripple creek railway at Dufflelds last night and traffic on that line is" completely tied up- U will require two or three days to repair the duruaRO done and remove the rocks. cou ;kowi; comfst. 1 30 Hoys From 12 to IC Years Old Filter. Hniporla. Kan.. Oct. 23. In connection with the Farmers' insti tute which opened here loday, a de i isiun in a boys corn growing con test which has attracted much mer est, all over Ihe state, will be an nounced. This contest was Inaugura ted by the Stale Agricultural college last sining, and has caused much ri valry mining ihe youthful farmers, about 13ii of whom were furnished with a cerialu amount of pedigreed corn for seed. The boys, who are from 12 to It! years of age, were re quired to do all Hie work connected with planting, cultivating snd har vesting the crop, and to send the re sult of his labors to tho Farmers' Instil ui e to bo judged. Some of the exhibits are exceut ionnlly fine and compare favorably with any of the corn raised tbjs year by "sure nuf" farmers. The institute will be addressed by several suthoriiics on farming, In cluding Professors Ten Fycqo mid Popeuce of tho Stale Agricultural college, 1 JS -s.f..;. I Amarillo I Bank I and ! Trust Co. I Amarillo, I Texas 6 Paid Up Capital, $50,000 Banking; Department ' Ainpl' t Kpiui. Rcli.il'l an.l prompt mice. No account tooMfl.iU.. Noa. too large. Interest pHid on time deposits. Trust Department Make your will wild I name this company ni your ccut.r. It is better to leave your business in the bauds of an in stitution that will not die. nor abscond, norrcsigu. Leave your will in our vault for safe keeping, Consult tin confidentially about this important matter. Valuable papers kept for you frc. J. C. Paul, Pres. Ray. Whcatley, Cashier. Aery Turner, V. Pre. Chas. A. fi.sk. Jr. Sec'y. J THE TWICE-A-WEEK HERALD, $1.00 PER YEAR l ight Near Cincinnati. Cincinnati. O., Oct. 25. I'nless of offlclals interfere to prevent the bout Tim Callahan or Philadelphia and Freddie Walsh, the clever Knglisli featherweight, will meet a row miles outside of this city this evening. They will weigh In at 124 pounds. Passenger Rate Reduced Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 23. The Cincinnati. Hamilton ii Dayton rail way company today announced that beainning Nov. 1 a straight fare of 2 i cents would bo charged in In diana, , . National Bank of Commerce of Amarillo. Absolute Safety Liberal Treatment Exceptional service in every department of banking; is : offered patrons of this bank.: ' ' tttv Capital $75, GOO. J. L. SMITH, Pres't. 1 M. C. NOBLES, Vice Pres't. B. C. D. BYNUM Cashier. I Another Company Paji lp San Francisco, Oct. 23. Archibald McFlway, Jr., I'nited States manager or the London & Lancashire Insur ance company, announces I hat with the exception of J73,iniO, all Ihe losses of his company amounting to $0,3U0.nin) have been paid and prac tically the entire losses will be set tled within a few weeks. McFlway said: "San Francisco as It. Is loday Is a very different clfy from what it appeared to mo when I was hro two or three months since. Tho spirit of enterprise can be perceived on every hand and continuance of this spirit will bo due to a rehabilitation of this great coast city." Kansas Librarians Meet. Lawrence, Kau., Oct. 23. Tt Kansas Library association met la annual sasslon today with librarians from nearly every city In the stV.e ia attendance Addresses will be nad.i this afernoon by Professor J. X. Wllkersou, president of the asiwla tlon; Frank Strong, chancellor of Kansas State university; Miss Ifdlth Clarke, university librarian and oth. era. The sessions will continue throughout .tomorrow. , Tuft to Speak Washington. 1). C, Oct. 25. it i he request of Senator Warren ef Wyoming, Secretary Taft will doltrer a speech at Chcycnno Monday,-?. ? i r r a A '. l'"UULl. A m. ... a . . . . . .' V '