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.1 Bids lor Private " Constructlo cl Panama Canal to lie D, S, TO SUPERVISE While It Is likely lo be Let to Private Con traders, Government Retains Su pervision of Sanitation, Associated Prcna. v an)i I imton, I). C, Jan. 12. Tlio Intimitis cuiul commission .today will open bids for prlvato contractors for t ho completion 'of thn Panama canal. In tlu opinion of Chairman fchonla this 1h the Brett test task of juodfrn times and u ju in win itiKnour. decree oxrep- tlonnl in magnitude and complexity, Tho basis on which tho contract will tic awarded la a percentage of tlio cost of tho completion of the work. Didders aro required to ac company their proposals with certified chock of 1200,100 and the nucc'oKsful bidder la required to give bond in tho Bum of $2,000,000 to protect 'tho government from loss. Tho government oxprcasly reserves to Itself tho control of the sanita tlon, of engineering; u:ul In tho mat ter of quarierj and tbj subskuaneo department for they r.io ilirectly connected wilh tho health, and well being of tlio (anil employe. Tile right of rij;id supervision Is ro- tnlnod. "In no event," said Shouts "can conn actors be allowed to wnko their di part men ;s an Inde pendent source of profk.' W. J. Oliver, of Nashvllk', Tenn., and Anson M. i;aii;:t, of Xew York, associated together were the lowei bidders for thn construction of the canal. They propose to, do tlio wo; , for 075 per cml.iijf upon i1; tlniated cmt. Four -proposals o iV wcro received. The oilier b!;l:s woro 7 1 'J percent uin' by GjJ.v.e' Tiereo & Co., 12.5 pei-centnm hyj Mac. Arthur, C'illei-nle Y.onviany nnd1 2S percent mn by t ho North Ar.,ei'-j lean Dredging coino.uiy. Oliver jA Bangs, the lowe.it bidders have liad much experience in coiilr.-ictiii work. Oliver is one of tho larj fvllroad ctMt factor in America and (it present is engaged in tunneling Lookout Mountain and other exton rIvo works. Bangs was tho con tractor for UiQ Suez canal locks. Now Havana Klcumxlilp, Now OrleaiiB, Jan. 12. -The steamship Normuii of tho Southern Pacific lino, recently completed In Now York, Hailed from hero today on its first voyago to Havana. Weekly trips will bo nrndo hereafter the Normua leaving till city on Saturday and arriving at tlio Cuban capital on Monday, Rotuniln;; It will leavo Havana on Tuesday and nrrlvo hero Thursday; I'.afo Regulation In l'orto I tiro, Special Correspondence. Now York, Jan. 12. James Teiv body, rnto statistician of tho Santa Fo ByHtcm, sailed today for l'orto Itlco, whero ho will spend Hlxty days in aiding tlho Island government In devising plana for regulating rail road rates ami In bringing rate schedules Into conformity with-tho principles provulllng in tho Btatos. CHARGED WITH tiii; FT. Oral raiil fel ml e is a sure sign that your niges- tive organs tiro over worked too heavily burdened in a state of rebellion. i Itisnseri ous condi tion, and if neirlceted will result in complications' of tho gravest clinraetcr. Death not infrequently ensues as the penalty for thinking tbat tho trouble will correct Itself aud disappear unas Don't neglect this condition don't Invito disaster by delay, but go to tho nearest tiruggist and buy a bottle of Dr. Caldwell's ' (laxative) Syrup Pfcpsin It is the safest, quickest-acting and ' Wost effeetivte remedy In tho world for all bowel and stomach troubles pleas ant, powerful, and penetrating. It reaches' tho seat of the trouble and Instantly corrects it. Tho confined gases nre released, fer mentation is stopped and the affected locality soothed and strengthened. DR.CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIN can b obtained in both dollurand half ' dollar sizes at all druggists. . '.. Your money will bo refunded if It does not benelit you. Your postal card request will hrlnff hy return mnil our tunv honklut, "IR. CALDWKLL'S fcciOK DP WONUBKS'' und free wimple to tlmso who liavo nvi;r trloti ting woouorful reuwdy. Mail your postal t.Klny. PEPSIN SYRUP CO. Moniiccllo, lllino! Sold by E". R. Roach Drue Co. 1 Maddrey Kenyon Bldff., Amarillo , Texas. Uoy Tlionipson Arretted for Hteallng (loods I'loin Koncli Wlndcsah. Ktoro (Fropi Saturday's Dally.)' Including an assortment of drug gists sundries till tho way .from chewing gum to hypodermic sryln ges, tho officers who searched tho room of Hoy Thompson tMIs morn ing found cvldenco of random stal ing thut must, havo been carried on In a high, handed manner. The onng man waa arrested this morn. Ing and has been lodged In tho Jail on a charge of theft. Tho yong man who gived his name ia ltoy Thompson aoya iho la from Iluffalo, New York. Ciiino to.Ama- Illo a few days ago and got n po Bitlon In tho wholesale store of the U. It. Koaih ifrug company, lie In a young fellow who looks not more l han 20, fairly, well dressed, of tooij. . appearance and apparently not, dis'-iipntod. . lie had been work- n.1' at.v tho establishment till yes terday when 11. K. Roach, tho maii- irer, caught lilm trying to ste..l 0 bottle of w'hlskey. The nianagei promptly fir.'d him und. that, would obubly havo ended the affair ha-1 .lot a roomer at tho plaeo where tit! young man stayed, called y.r. Heach rhortly alter ' he !:.".?! Iliceil TlKMiipson and told of ti;.;pi- ciens In regard to what Thom;vn ! had In hl:j room. Mr. Kojch t'aeii ;'.o: an officer, swore out a search vnnaiu and .went to the -yoa-ig man's room. 'J'he evideiiee found pointed tn steallni: in wholesale fashion taal must havo!been going on every day that tbe boy bad linen at tho store Besides chewing gum, cigars, leaf pencils, 'perfumes and whiskey, the fellow had several hypodermic syr ingt, a clinical thermometer and a bit of cocaine. In all the good discovered In tho room would roach at least $10. . . . Officer Koeto'n' Jmmediittelv lock ed un Thompson, whom ho found in" thg rear "of .Patton'a saloon Tiho m pson made no stateniont aa to his guilt and has been taken to the Jail. New From Canadian, t Special Correspondence. Canadian, Texas, Jan. 12. Dla met court fort Hemphill county convened at this place on last ln day morning, with lion. II. C. Hon drjeka, tho newly elected Judge pro siting, thin term being tho first coitit ho han hold Blneo receiving bis notice of election. Ills chargl to tho grand Jury waa mi nblo pro sentatlou of tho law and tholr lu ties were mado bo plain to them Opit they, could not mlaunderuland them, laud tho atand taken uhowit that ho la for law cnftircomont. (in account of tho sickness of lllstrlet Cli'ikC. It. JlcCormlck, Mr, J. M. Shaw, 'tho deputy In per forinlpr tho duties' of clork during this" term of tho court. j 1 i fiullbeit In New IWIuctlon, , Special to Dally Panhnndlo. Jlrussels, Jan. 12. VvctLo Gull. uen win eppeur in mo nrst pro duction of "L'Kau Trouble,'4 t tfio Royal theater this evening. Re hearsals havo boon In progress for many weeks. TO GIVH KSTHLU." coxnrcTORS hkckivk cakiw Certificates for J 007 Itelng Chen Out to Local Conductors. , Tho officers of- tho local Order of Railway Conductors havo received tho cards from tho national offices for tlio year 1907 and aro giving them out Ho tho members. The or der starts tho year In good con dition and with an increased enroll- nient. of members. " .. At tho meeting - last ' Thursday liight fivo applications wero acted upon and tho caudldatoa will be inl- tiated tit tho next meeting which will bo made ' special celobratlon In 'honor of tho event. Tho now members nrc:E." Jf.. ' Mooka of the Denver, &, Wilder arid C. D. Sbaf- er of. tho Santa .Fo, and B K. Jones and E.'D. Suyder.of "tho 'Rock Islan May Livo 100 Tears. j ; The changes for living a full cen tury aro cxceloitt In" tho' case of Mrs. Jennie Duncan, oil Haynesvlllo, Me., now, 70 years old," Sho writes: Electric RIttora cured mo of Chron ic Dyspepsia of, 20 years standing, and made- me foel as well and strong as a young girl." ' Electric Bittors cure Stomach anil "Liver diseases, Blood disorders, : General Debility and boodily wcaknass. Sold on a guarantee it, L O. Thompson' & Hros.' drug store. Trico only 60c. ' 1"lm- .Musicians of (ho Town Will Prcm-nt ruinous Oratorio. I nlesa present plans fall, Amar- ilio musicians, under a comnetent director will present within a few weeks, tho celebrated oratorio "Rs- Ohcr, tho Beautiful Queen." Tlio BtiggoHtlon for giving tho oratorio comes from Professor A. G. Blxler, of Denver, who la now In Amarillo. Mr. Bixler'a buaincsa , Is the training of choral societies ami clubs In recital and oratorio work. In this work ho has been signally successful and has a long record of artistic triumphs In all tho import ant cities of tho west and middle west. Mr. Rixler's plan is to securo the co-operatlen of tho musicians of the town and to organic them under h I j dirulinii Into tho oratorio so ciety. "Ks-.thrr" Is his favorite- pro duction and for this drama In song, he has tho complete costumes ' and necessary stage properties. The cast for "Esther" requires about iihlrty-O'tht good .singing voices "att a minimum und a chorus of a doen or so more. This even ing all musicians Interested 1n such an eiiterprhie are asked to nuet' at tho Fillmore Street Presbyterian church that preliminary organiz lion may bo perfected. Rehearsals ..ill b"gin at o:u:o and will be l .i 1 1 i pi .i . Tne o.aiorlo will ho given for tar ii S, hoo i auditorium fund but it. i.i not known yet whether It v.ill be .iwn in tho auditorium or not. . Tho seating facilities there ;;r.! "better than could be obtained il-cwhere but tho slago la probably loo small for tho setting of the oratorio. , DISCUSSING Lid. BAILEY Representatives ire Discussln j. Senator Bailey's night to Ottice, Austin, Jan. H. Tho udhcrcnls of Senator Bailey had tho floor all tho morning In a debnto about tho resolution asking for an lnvostlga tlon into tho charges mado against tho senator In connection with' rcr tal oil Interests. Roth sides claim a victory when tho final veto coinea. WILL OPPOSE ALL CHANGES Catalans Dp in Arms Re garding Change in the Chinese Laws. Associated Trcsa. Hf 1- I ... .A vvtisningion, u. c., Jan. 14 Tho House committee on foreign analrs granted n hearlne todav tn Representatives Kahn, McKlnley and Hayes, all of California, committee named )V pacifln wmsi representatives to opposo tho ef forts to modify tho Chlncso exclu sion nci aim work for a Japanese exclusion act. It Is stated by Calr Ifornlans' thnt they will fight' vig orously the bill under consideration y tiho ( onunHt,;.Q fto omend tho ( .hlnesh exclusion act by having in d .... pi'i-cuon or tnineso at ports In Wa from whicirrhny Sail, ns well as In American nnrta " ;- . v. lit 1 and. The bill la rei-nrdof hv ni. uorninns as a relaxation of tho ex clusion act. ' ' Builds up wusto tlssuo," promotes appetite, improves digestion, Induces refreshing sleep gives renewed strenth and health. That's what llollisterls . Koeky Mountain Tea does. 33 cents' Tea or Tablets. vv. Mc Queen druaglst. l-im JUST A FEW PLAIN ONES. City Court; Parses Throe Finos Sat, nrday and Monday. Two plain drunks Saturday and ono this morning. la tlio extent of tho finable buuince'ij In lho city court, " Tho men mado . arrange mcnU for tho payment of tho fines and wcro released. , At tho .present timq many of tho plain drunk and vagrant offoudcrs are givon light fines and soinotirnes escapo paying. the full amount In serving out timo from tho fact that. the county Jail is often crowded ana tho confinement of city pris oners thoro results In loss to tth,o city. With tho completion of tho city Jail next week there will ho a considerable chango.In tho pun lshaiqnt meted out to certain class' es of offondcrs. Under tho guard of competent bosses tho prisoners uro to bo set to work on tho streets and on n stono pile which tho city wilt provide for tho further enter tainmcnt of tho boarders In the new jockup. The day 'laying out" tines so nir as mo cuy is con cerned is about over. , Threo Women Frozen. successor qualifies.- . Washington, D- C.,; Jan.;14'. Senator llamsbpryugh, wiho waa- at tho White House, today said be had received a letttt1 from a friend, at Minot, N. D., saying that three womoii had frozen to dea'th and tho facta kept out of tho newspa pers, no rclerred to this In a gepr oral talk about car shortage resul- Ung in lack of fuel. Hound Over for Grand Jury. A. Monro and R. H. shen, the two men who were arrested Satur day afternoon by Officers Bolton und Earnest Hughtjj, for theft ot $10 from a fellow workman had their examining (rial In the Justice court Saturday afternoon. Tho ev idence warranted the charge agnlnst them and they wore bound over (o await tho action of the grand Jury. Land Agent Sold Wrong Lnt. Ppoclal to Daily ranhandlo." Floydada, Texas, Jan. 14. Be causo tho friend with whom he purchased a league of Floy county land last fall, saw -fit to place his half back on tho market, R. M, Fletcher, of Ronton, Ark. is obliged to go Into litigation 'to save" his own half of tho league. The land agent from whom Mr.. Fletcher purchased tho land In tho first place mls'un dorstood tflio friend,- who wished to Hat only u)'is half 'o.n tho market, EARTHQUAKE AT OPIA Most Severe Quaking of the Earth en Record Report ed at Apia, v ; - r. - A at Associated Tress. Ban Francisco, Jan, 14 A quak lng of tiho carth'a crust, moro so vcro than any that Jins ever boon recorded thore, Is reported felt Apia on Dec. 21. According to re ports brought hero by tho Austra lian liner Ventura, which bus Just arrived hero. For throe hours slesmograph and tlamograph -of Gorman scientists stationed south raclflo Islands recorded Hhock that for vlolonco never has been equalled so Mr n has been registered. It Is estimated that tho center of the dlaturbanco was 900 miles south of Apia. Tho point was submarine. at PLEAD GUILTY Uoy Thompson Given $;,0 anil Ten Days In Jail. noy inompson, mo young man In whoso room tho assortment of druggist's sundrlos was found Sat urday, plead gullly In the Jucrjco court Saturday afternoon and was slven a penalty of $30 and costs and ten days , in the county in II. Thompson wan employed by tho E itoach 'wholesale drug company for about flvo'days and took ad vantage of his opportunity to steal lot of druggist's sundries such as cigars, chewing gum, perfumo and whiskey. He gives his homo as Buffalo,. N. Y. S ETT NT IS 111 SIGHT Settlement of Engineer .Troohie With Illinois Central Is Near an End , . n f i. 1 1 rv i 1MV k Or I DO , YOU GIJT TJP ; WITH A IAJIU BACK? Kidney Trouble Makes You Miserable. Almost everybody who reads the news- Bpcrs is sure to know of the wonderful cures made by Dr, Kilmer's Swamp- Koot, tlie great kul- i ney, liver and blad der remedy. t . : A.An, ... i jf Ai. la tut: l',ii;ui iui:u- H iral triumnh of thn nineteenth century ; -f.- , uisuu.u, ani;i yKtun not scicntilic research ly l)r. Kilmer, the eminent kidney aud bladder specialist, and is wonderfully successful in promptly; curing lame back, uric ocid, catarrh of the bladder and Rrieht's Disease, which is the worst form of kidney trouble. Dr. Kilmer's Swainp-Kooi is not rec ommended for everything but if you have kidney, liver or bladder trouble it will lie found just the remedy you need. It has been tested in so many ways, In hospital work and in private practice, and has proved so successful in every case that a special arrangement has been made by which all renders of this paper, who have Hot already tried it, may have a sample bottle sent free by mail, also a book tell ing more about Swamp-Root, auH how to fi ndout if you lwvckidttey or bladder trou ble. When writing mention reading this generous offer In this paper andsend your -J.I .'t,- t'llmnr '' fVJP" Cn nittirhnmton. rrr?i . 8 ...-,,! ill. tj - v. The twtiiarE- .i turn olhir st.e bottles are w bihikoo. Bold by all good druggists. Don't make ny nnstakc, but rememner tne name, fewamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's Swamn-Root, and the address, Binghamton, N. Y., on tvcrybottlu Associated Press. Chicago, Jan. 14. After more thati two weeks spent In daily 'con ference over the wage agreement, the locomotivo engineers and gen eral managers- committee of the railroads are within sight of a set tlement wlhich will add millions of dollars annually to tho income of tho employes. I. G. Rawn, general manager of tho Illinois Central said yesterday It was posslblo that ne gotiations would bo closed today, It Is understood tho "eye sight" rules of tho road and eight hour day contention of tho men aro prac tically tho only subjects of diffe-rrl coived enco remaining..-' WANT A HOME ? W havt assisted many psopla to homos, both In country and In - town, who would not today accept an advjr.ct of 50 par cent oq Die coat prict, 'V BUY RIGHT AND YOU WILL MAKE MONEY IN PANHANDLE PROPERTY. W bats urn cholcj bargains In ranchot and (own property. SLADE &' BASSES BOX 683, AMARILLO TFXAS, 1 Talle Care of -Your Cattle , 1.. u 1 1. . ( 1 1 .1 1 i We arc prepared to make Immediate shipment of Cake. Meal or Hulls. E. W. PRESSLEY I 211 Reynolds Building- Fort Worth, Texai LITTS WILL ANSWER HANDED OUT FLOWERS Salesman Brought From Waterloo, Iowa; Most Square Things Wilh Widow Whose Money He Took. 'Gosh, Mr. Officer, I wasn't ready for nn.dhlng like this. I'm no crmlnlal." Frank Litis, whom Sheriff Hughes brought back Sat urday from,' Waterloo, Iowa, and shrank back in nervous fear when " : ' V Officer hct'ton . becan to . make SLEEPER IS CREMTED Several Serioisly Injured in a Collision of an Engine - With Sleeper, cnicago, jan. 14. Ten persons Injured, several seriously, when the tnrough train outbound on the Mo tion railroad collided In a fog with tho sleeper on tho rear of the Wa bash fraln at Ono Hundred and Twelfth street .at midnight last night. All of tho occupants of the wrecked car were, in their births and had no opportunity to cscanp.. The Wlash englno waa. thrown from tno rails into tho ditch but coaJs from tho fire box set fire to tho sleeper which was destroyed. preparations tor Ttji king ntra up Saturday night. '. "Why," continued Lltts. thought I iould get the lining squared ttp all Tight when I got here and I'm,' not -ready to go to Jail." Officer Kocttin gave the man to the rather fold satlBfcatlon of knowing that thore was no way of helping matters till Monday and Lltts has had to make tho best of hard propowlllon. "No, don't you bring that man over hero," stormed the otiher party to the case, tho widow Franklin, who charge8.Ltt.ts with having de frauded her. Sho was in the sher iff's office but emphatically do eiarcu sne aia not w sn to see Lltts. "If you , bring ihlm over here, I think I'll' eat him up or claw out his eyes." Lltts is (he seed , salesman who got acquainted with-the. widow In bone woir, Okia., wncro sho was tho proprietress of 'V a . boarding house. Tho two got along fam ously and arranged to enter Into business nftd matrimonial part norEhlp. The - widow -old flier property In Lone Wolf and pre pared to go wlih Lltts to start a boarding bouso in lloswell, N. M. He took charge of the cash amount ing to $G00 and notes to about $100. They carno -.through Amar illo and then wont to Canyon where LJtts left the widow for athort business trip fo tha soutth plains. few days later Mrs. Franklin re- a tolegram from hint in Kansas City. She Immediately set taJ officers on his trail fofwhat she ' believed . was an attempt to swindle hor. j' ' ' On advlceB sent, out by Sheriff Hughes the man was finally ar rested in Waterloo, Iowa.. Shorlff Hughes found ihlm in possession of most of tho money and after pay ing' the fifty dollars reward that had been offered, there ; jtlll re mained about $500. Lltts stoutly maintains that bo was Innocent of any design to defraud tho woman and says 'that he simply went to Iowa to settle soma business af fairs and that ho Intended to re turn Immediately to take caro of tho widow. Ho ia unmistakably In earnest about wanting to square things but tho other party, to the transaction feels that her confi dence has been pampered with and is not yot in a forgiving mood. "" ''. - .. . ? ILLINOIS CENTRAL SUED FOR EARNINGS '. . -t.: t 1 '.' . 1 ' rl iiti I New York Money. New York, Jan. 14. Money on call nominal no loans. Prime mer cantile paper 66.i6 per cent. SH- Associated press. Springfield, 111., "a Jn,- i4.-A suit of the state against the Illinois Central for ha collection of nev- eral million dollars which the state alleges lias been withheld from the state's share of gross earnings of the railroad waB filed in the state supreme court today.. ' , .' RepresentaH'u Bowman ( Does the Honors for Barker and the Panhandle In . ; nominating Speech. Last' week In tho opening orders of business of tho Houso of Repro sentatives nt Austin, "Panhandld Dick" nowman In making lho noru Inating speech for Dob JJarker, ofi Bexar County, to tho pfflco of cblcU clork. Indulged in tho following; re marks; ,' Mr.. "Speaker:. With tho happi tieoa attendant upon a consciousness: of an opportunity thus early In tho session of ho Thirtieth, Legislature to thua honorably servo my, etatcj and district. It gives mo great pleaa uro to pluco In nomlnaljion for this all Important office a gcntloman whotso gracious demeanor is tin unquestioned, whoso unawerving do ' votion to duty la an axium whoso competency; and fitness la a matter, of record, and who has -worn in former sessions with becoming dig nity and splcudld fitness tho habil- amenta of this office to .wtbiob, ha again aspires. As a Representative of u- district magnificent in proportions and of IlllnfUablo resources best described as bounded on tho north by Im measurable ;tlmo on tho cast by, the fortiio valleys of tho Tocos, on tbe west by Col. Burk Burnott and the five civilized tribes and on tho south by Bob Barker and tho day of Judgment. I place in noni'iiatlo" for tho Chief Clorkshlp of this house my warm personal frlonds Bob Barker of,$an Antonio, faith ful, efficient, meriting your confi dence; apd appreciative ever of your consideration,1 , - ; Baker . had , no ' qppoaition for I his. -off Icq and waa .elected, by nc flaniatlon. ... .'. y' ' ; Mf. Bowman also placed jn noml nntion jtho tiam'o of Robert A'. Hig glns of Amarillo for tho office ot assistant, soargeant-at-nrms. ''. There wera , five other candidates for thin for position and the Amarllld man's pull was not equal to that" from down tho Bta'to. After tho second ballot, Ed. B. Willia of Denton county was declared elected.. For the office of Doorkeeper,. Mr. Bowman placed la nomination, W. J. L. Sullivan, now of Travis coun ty, but who is well known to all old citizens of Amarillo as tho lead er of tho batallion of the Ranger forco that waa stationed hero in the early days. Thero wero three other candidates for this office and It required four ballots to glvo Ex-Ranger Sullivan a majority, af- , tar IWlhch ho was declared eloctei. SOUTHERN PACIFIC ' PASSENGER WRECKED Associated Press ' ' Ogdoij, Utah, Jan. 14. Passen ger train. No. 10, castbound of tho Southern 'Pacific was wrecked fif teen tniles west Of Montollo thli morning : killing Engineer Frank Neesley and severely scalding Fire- , man Ware. Of the eight cars In the'train seven were derailed find ; only ono sleeper remained on tho : tracks ; A broken rail la believed j to bo the causo ,. . ......... 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