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iri!2 WKfiKUY ilERALD MARCIT 14, 1907.
.1 ARE TWO SIDES Say those Familiar With the Russell Land Deal Story ATTEMPT TO INJURE Boydston'i Story Credited to Malice and Irregularities In Deals Were Result of Too Rapid Speculation The account published In yestor day's Dally Panhandle of the al leged land frauds In connection with the land sotting Uone by Henry Rus 11, of Iowa, has caused a Croat deal el duscTsnlon here whore practically M tho parties to the transaction are well known. Tho account given yes loraay was Kent out by tho Pes Molnoa Register ami Leader, pes uMtolnos, wa, which quoted tho story on tho authority of L. 11. Uoyd ston, who has tioou acting an tho Dfa Moines agent of tho land Helling company. Tho complete story of tho transaction which Involved tho suits tamed In the account yesterday would throw beveral ITllnga In a &23MUSIC!!UH it.a.M. talk . lniMiMMi.MNfa. .... HALT fMICt III1 IM.O'PN, I IMIH llallu. ! "fii. o. tilt, mi dwul mis. 1 ST. MARY'S ACADEMY, f CURENDOH, TEXAS. 7 V V V' V V V V V V V V V V 5" Select Boarding and Pv Sehool for Young Ladies and Little Girls, conducted by the Sisters of Charity of the In enrnnte Won! The Academy offers every fa. cility for a thorough, practical education. For further par ticulars address MOTHER SUPERIOR. WANT ADS. Foil SALE Buffalo-PIJtB 22 h. p. return fluo engine, sultablo for plowing. New water wagon, cook shack and separator. A bargain for $175. A. or T. Giles, Amarillo, Tex as, box 3 71. 0 1m p LOST About tho isth of January, a cow, threp years old. red motley face, branded a:i on joi't Kide, reward offered by V. T. Harris, call at Pan handle office. 0 Ini p WANTED To buy Kaffir Corn, Cane Seed, Corn and Outs. Sell cot ton seed Cnko and Meal, car load lots only. Early Grain Co., over postof flee, phono 19.". 6 tf FIRST NATIONAL BAHK Or AMARILLO. TEXAS. At ths Close of Business January 26, 1907. RESOURCES Loans and Discounts 8oo,5y.S6 Bonds and Real hstatc isoooooo Redemption Fund ,0X CataandEx. 46.472.34 f Demand Loans 317,3X1. 36 j" 6"3.WV"o Total it, 733.4io.5o I Certify That the Above Statement is Correct, CHAS. J. E. LOWNDES, Cashier. H I Amarillo j Bank I and I Trust Oo, 1 Amarillo, I .. Texas a 1 1 somewhat d:flcis,t light. The i MtIIIS lu li.tva Li'i'U oiks V i ! in I' over lialaiui 'l spi -riiia'juii tbuii ', attempt lo iWrau I. PlIllcip.lN IllVdlvi'll. In lilt f it M pUco tho in .in i; j.'il- uton, who v, rTi j'.ii h gi'iieroiin con-! hideiatlon (oj tla gullies and tin:,'. 1 it K lowaiiH, whom he sa.s have livn despoiled of ho ninny of i In i r dollar.-., Ik not given an entirely ttr.m of health by the men who Know him. Hi hna followed several railing l:ii varying i.uriosu lml has In the last year or so mailo consider, ible money In the 1'ilid selling busmen In Texas. fe wua coilliecled wltli tho Ki;:oll concern till recently when, i Minis, ho and Henry Russell had a dis agreement over coiiinilsi-I'iiis am) lloydslon quit working fur the riiiii pany. .Since thru hp h ei knocked several trades for the Resell con cern and given t a black. eVo on mom than one occasion. The Panhandle railway which a p. peared on the Ictier hes ami c irdi of some of tho couipauy was a pro motion scheme under w,UU ;l r,u. road was to be built from mine po'iit on th(, Santa Ke acrois Il.ile county. The company, which was the same as the land selling company, seemed promises of subscription or Immuhcs to the railroad which should In- p. ml on the construction of t.i io.nl. but of course never collected anything on tho bonus lis) . The company did however secure the listing of a great deal of land In (ho country and sold the land In flic usual manner. Hen ry llussell was the manager of the company and with him an agents U'flU n.i,,li.... it r.lk,.H ....... It fl "ti.. iiitiiioi l "I iiii ill. II, ,, Vf. Cleveland, Cicern Stewart and Waller Day were wuh Mm In f! fa ml sell ing. The Alleged I'rniiils. The frauds which the man Floyd ston allege to ha been perpetrated grew out of tho selling of land to prospectors from the north and nc epllng their person a I notes In pay ment. In most, casea theso notes were sufficiently Kood but until they wero sufficiently secured no deeds were turned over to tho purchasers. At tho aamo time, however, llussell Is charged with having deposited tho notes as collateral fop loans, llo was entitled to part of th money from the notes a .4 his commission but tho sellers of the land and tho pur- hasci's In some Insiaucca become frightened at tho undoubted Irregu larities In the proceedings with the result that Itussrll will now have several exilanation . lo make to square himself with all parties con cerned. A Possible Inspiration. "I ran sec a possible cnm.o for the story being played up as it was by tho Iowa paper," said G. C. Cleve land, this morning, "bemuse the om niigratlon from some sections there s not altogether regarded with favor and Urn Pes Moines paper seized upon this as an opportunity for stop ping the tide, hero for a while. Now, neither I mr Mr. Stewart are any longer connected with Mr. Russell ami we have not been connected with him for some time, but I confidently say that he did not Intend to de fraud and that ho Intended to make nil hia deals good. 1 may h mls- LIABILITIES Capital fjoo.ooo.no c it. v ! . .-. - 8 P'"5 Bm,,v,(,e'1 WoM ' " Circulation jdo.ooo.oo Deposits '. 1,220,81.49 Total ft, 733,410.50 SH322EJJ Paid Up Capital, $50,000 . Banking Department Ample capitnl. Reliable and prompt service, No account too small. None too large. Interest paid on time dcjxisits. Trust Department Make your will and name this company as your executor. It is better to leave your business in the hamlsof an in stitution that will not die, mr abscond, nor resign. Leave, your will in our van!: for safe l-.ocpin;;, Ccnmlt us confidentially about this important matter. Valuable papers kept far ou free. J. C. Paul, Pres. Pay. Wheallcy. Cashier. A cry Turner, V. Pros, -zs. A. H!, Jr. Scc'y. ot i .1 iii,;lo inn' if i:..-i' Jn w-Mit who u.ole a pan hase in good faith Is In 'he "Kb teat (1-uii.vr of ioa:iig a cent. J. tile o1 !,(; :,ii,i know that many o M. in Live in. id,, lots of money I . ' .ii.d j! xi v i i t.) make lots of Tcy out r.f deal which eii nut 'hroi.jjii In tii" regular way throng!. Mr. H :!: ur.d the agent with him. Of course, (ll()i0 who Mllipi.V )lt up a I'oifel: ,uid t a note which they now see, to dlsivrd.t will probably lose the lurfcit at least. Hut If they did make thi; notes In good lalth they Ket the land. I do not sanction all th business metlioda of Mr. Ilussi ! hut that pes Moines siory lacks Kver.il essentials of lin ing a creditable account." ll I I. Willi i;oiini'i;s. Two I'oiii cun o Engage Safe llrrnlc in llliiioiN Town. Asi'oclaled Pres. Cai linsville, III,, March ! After dynamiting the poUoldce safe early tod iv, iwu moil engaged In a run ning fight wllli two policemen. Of. liccr VanMeolcr was seriously wounded. The robbers were Inter, nipleil before they looted tho safe. Sunset Limited ,-,( Minutes Late. Associated l'ic:n. I Inn-ton, March D. TheSiinset Limited on the Soiiihcin Pacific was annulled yesterday because It was .10 minutes late, aniiulliiient being In accordance with the recent an iioiim einoiit of the Texas railroad commission requiring passenger trains to run within 50 mlnnle-i of schedule. A large number of north ern and eastern tourists aboard the train goim to tho Pacific coast were compelled to remain here twelve hours. Soiithci'D.Mai lowo l'.ogancinent Special to Dally Panhandle. New York. March !. K. II. South em and Julia Marlowe will enter upon the final week of their engage ment at tho Lyric Monday, closing their American tour a w'eek from today. They wll sail for England on March 10, the company following a week later, and their Loudon engage ment at the Waldorf theater will be gin April 1.1. The entiro east of sev. eiity-flve peoplo will bo taken on the European tour. HIGHEST MARKET PRICE Paid for Chickens, Turkeys, I'.ggS and Country Hotter. Partners and Ranchmen who luivc produce and Poultry to sell will do well to see us. S. N. Green & Co. Ptaia 122, 614 Poik Sf. Prompt Service When you notify us by tel ephone orotherwise to call for vour package, we don't say "All Right," and then wait for two days before we come for it. We call the same day within a few minutes if you arc in a hurry and we deliver the laundered clothing at the time agreed upon. Good work and prompt ser vice does the combina tion appeal to you? Put us to the test. Troy Steam Laundry, Phor.o 42. THE ORIGINAL LAXATIVE GOUOH SYRUP Fr all Court" an irlS in The rfi Clover lilos aomantt His Uonry Ec ixreilint C-fiJs Iron th! lya l'we'. A rf m i -r ilitt lor croun anil M?'y is ou every UUUJO, couim cures ' jVl.'fp&lJA'r.-, ? tin Ijowoi. ccr.liir.s i)if -iwM no Op,os. fJ KCfincUld LAXATIVE I.'NTAIMNO ii Fi; fV, ll Tt fV in Mil PREPARED AT THE LABOKATOKY Of C a DcWITT A CO., OHICAQO, U. 8. A. F EXCHANGE Big Slump In Stocks on New York Exchange ' To-Oay Associated Tress. New York. March 3. A nervous and disorderly stork market from the &Tarl today, Indicated n contin uance of llio recent unsettled condi tions. Oponlti; f!m tiuiljiisi scro wide, nhowlng contest betweeu the conflicting forces in tho market Support was momentarily effected but prices gave way almost mmo di.ilely under a heavy outpouring of slocks. Too points of resistance wero tho Reading which rose southern Hallway ,,f,L z, ar.d Pcnn sylv.mla, Canada, Pacific, Smelting 1 , r. ... I - . ., .... i . b. Bicci niaue ;i Fiigni rally from last night's weak closing and then fell away to 37 with a derided of feet on the tone of tho whole market Other extreme, declines lu tho course of the first Tiohr were Delaware and Itmlurin 3 rr- m r- , "ei u, vji'iieui iwit'C- , . . ( . , . tric and Colorado Fuel 2G. Missouri , iu'Dduuii lacmc aim coast Lino 2U , Union Pacific, Kansaa City and Texas, St. Louis Southwestern, Great Northern pfd., Loconiotlvo and Anaconda 2 National fjea'd IVi and many active stocks a poTnt or more. The stocks whlch opened strong continued to show some resistance to tho decline and th market rallie.t in tho ronrsp of an hour. St. Paul rising 11-4 over last night. The collapse In prices was accompanied by the usual ex- citing scenes on the stock exchange, Much of U10 weakness was attributed to soiling out of tho weekly margined slock which" was offered "at tho mar- ket." namely for any price they would bring. London Is, also reported to have had an experience. Before the end of the first hour some quiet absorp- tlon of the better grado of Issues was observed. ThTs buying was evidently for Investment by those to whom the new low level seemed attractive, The list rallied before tho end of an hour but tho feeling on th exchange was that fne situation was still so- Ions. Tiio market continued very nervous after ITT0 first raTTy and flue- tuations wore constant and" feverish but not so wide as at first. ' The de- velopment occasionally of woak points brought support and bears seemed disposed to cover their short contracts as ITio session drew to- ward a close, III11 stocfis were forced down 3 at one time and Brooklyn Transit also fell 2. A rise in Atohl- son helped to hold tho market. THREE KILLED IN A ROW Row Follows Celebration and Three Men are Killed . in Kentucky, Associated Tress. Pergent. Kv.. March 0. Thatcher Rice and Speed and Elfjaif Bailey, brothers, were killed In a desperate fight In a boat w fieri crosuing the middle fork of the Kentucky river twciuy miles below hero, with them antt jonn MiFinore. A dispute arose between Rilsmoro and nice, where- upon tho Bailey brothers took sides with llice. Ellsniorc, without warn- ing, whacked Rice on tho 'bead with an oar anu then a hattlo with pistols aud knives followed. Kllsmoro him- self was Imdly wounded, hut finally reac'iieii shore wllli his companions but liiey died soon after. The fight followed a celebration at a neigh- bor's no me. JtAILLV TMIC.TK1). hlate ly High School Socil Itcsults in Derision for Nip .Senator. I (l rom .Saturday R Daily.) Senator Joseph Wr ldon Bailey had a hard run for his placo last night at the debate given by the High School Socil tn the auditorium but tho judges finally decHed that tho senator had a right to his place on the evidence brougnt forth and ac- rordlngly gave verdict In favor of Vindication. Th debate was ciuTte laigely at- II LURRY Oil t"nd"d mid the IntcreM In the work of the debater wim Mronn through out. The oung men on both wide handled their mi gumi nt . well mid spared no (eellngn of the interested paella In dlNctiHHiiiK the merits of the Haliey case. Tho Judges were W. A. IMuardr., M. C. Nobles and ('. C. rieclerlcks. Several ninslciil number added lo the Interest of tho evening's program. Tho Socll a tho ocle(y of young men at tho High School term them selves. Intend giving several public debates this year. Salvation Army. Meetings tomorrow at 10 o'clock, and 11 a. m. In tho hall on Tyler and Fifth Htrcets, Afternoon on tho Ilowory near tho union station at 4 o'clock, Special services at night In the hall. All welcome. Officers 1,1 chanrgf MAKES REPORT ON PANAMA CANAL Afsorlnted Ties. New Orleans, March 9. Major It. H. Harold, a member of tho Pana- in. i iuu.il commission returned homo last night. He said tho work on the waterway had progressed far enough warrant the assurance that the ;nnul wl" bc completed within eight jeais nuni-now. no aoueu III 111 I u t f i i t II,... . , . opinion ho total rxpenso of complet- .. .i.- ... .t ,i.n vunrl? ivntlM .nnm U' 1 1, n Hi. " "w..... ......... ...y original estimate, especially so since the work that has been estimated to C08t S0 cell,,s l'cr cubic yard was hi lnK dn"o fr 56 cens. Mr. Harrold Bnl' 1,e k,1PW no,n,11B I lhe report ed 'nten,'on of the President to rcor- ganlzo the commission leath of P. E. IJorsen' Mother. (From Saturday's Dally.) Tho Creston Advertiser, Creston, Iowa, for Wednesday makes note of tho death of Mrs. Margaret Hoesen at Omaha, Neb. Mrs. rJoeson was 'he mother of P. K. Poesen, publish er of the Dally ranhandle. Mr. Doe h'. who was In Fairfield. Iowa, at the time, will receive tho sympathy f many frleds hero In the loss which be has suffered. Tho Advertiser "Yord was received In this city this morning announcing tho death at Omaha, of Mrs. Margaret BoeBcn mothor of Sebastian Boesen and Mrs John Hnrth, of this city. Mrs. Boesen only recently moved lo Omahn from this city to make her home, and was for many years a resident of this city, where the family grew to worn anhood and manhood. Her death was rather a surprise- as many friends were unaware that she was HI- She was a most highly respected lady and many friends and relatives In this city will feel a severe loss In her demise, Sebastian Boesen left thin afternoon for Omahrn to be pros ent at the funeral.' rirntcH Lcnve Sunday. Special lo Pally Fanhan rittsbuiK. I 'a., March D. Tho Pittsburg Pirates of tho National league will leave tomorrow on their training trip to Hot Springs, Ark., being as usual one of the last of the teaniH to get away for Che South Owing to the fact that. Fred Clarke will agin nianase the team the Smoky City fans arc again cherlshjng championship aspirations, despite the bitter memories of iho drub bings the Pirates received at the hands of the Cubs last seiiRon. It l likely that when the season opena Manager Clarke will cover left field but if he decides not to do so Tommy Leach will b0 g;lven the position provided Storke, tho Amherst col lego acquisition, is able to hold down third permanently. Tho pitching squad Includes Wills, Phillips, Lee ver, Hlldebrand, Lelfleld. Ilradv. Caninitz and others. The team Is weak in catchers, Gibson and Phelps comprising the staff, aa Peitz has been Hold to Louisville of the Amer lean association. Tho infield is ad- mlttedly one of tho best in the leamie with .loe Noalon on first. Abbatlc r bio, the former Bosttfn star, on sec and, Storke or Leach on third and Hans Wngnor, th0 great, at Fhort CMvmer and Hallnian nrn rert.iintin for tho outfield positions, Groat strength is exnected to lin arloVrl tn the batting department bv Abbatic- rn0, who wns secure.! from Boston n pvphantre for rlfrhr PinhnrK- second baseman Ritchcy and center fielder Beaumont. Men's Mertinjt Tomorrow. Rev. L. C. Klrkes, of tho Flllmor Street Presbyterian church will ad- dress the men's meeting tomorrow at j 5 o'clock at the Baptist church. Al- thought Intended especially for men. ladies ar alsn rnrAlaUv tnvltoH tn attend the meeting. 1 WLIL BE A FAST TEAM Plans Now Under Way for Baseball Tean and Construction of Ke ' Ball Park In Part o! City Park, If present plans do not miscarry Amarillo will tave onu of the fastost Independent baseball dubs In Texas for the season of 1907. The grounds will bo moved from tho cornop of second and Taylor to a part of thj city park, which will not be Improved this year, and grand Htaud, press boxes, club houso and bleecher will be erected, and the grounds surrounded by an eight foot fence. 11. N. Tlnimons. acting manager. left Friday for Fort Worth. Dallas nnd other points In Texas where he will securo some fast men, and to inspect tho grand stands, club housea and, oilier park accommodations, of these cities, and Incidentally to wit ness tho game between Dallas and Philadelphia. Something like twen ly men will try-out here and tho 111 11 n that wears an Amarillo suit In 190 7 will be u .ball player In every respect. , The Amnrlllos will open the sea bon at Hoswcll April 0 for Ihreo games with the N. M. M. L, after which th0 team returns here and lakes tho road for thirty days play ing some of the best teams In tho Panhandle, central Texas and the black land belt, returning hero about May 20. The support already enlisted for llio team gives good assurance for Its success. Interest In tho team has always been strong In Amarillo and this year the aggregations that will play ball under Amarillo colors will bo more than ever worthy ot the support from( tho bleachers and grand stand. Ilcnl Kstflle Transfe rs. List of trnnsforB filed In the office of the county clerk on March 8, 1907 furnished by the lUuhandlo Abstract company: S. T. Fagan nnd wife to It. L. ChaiiHlor, lot 12, block 33, C. & S., f,000. r K. W. White to C. C. F, nianch aid and R. L. Strlngfellow,' lots C, X, 9 and 10, block 167, G. & S., $1, 000. I. J. Tolleson and wife to J. W. Whitfield, quit claim deed, lots 7 and 8. block 35-1. Mirror. II. B. Sanborn to Mrs. Kadiel A. Barker and E. F.. Barker, lot 8, block 151, plemons, J350. A. A. Sewell and wife to K. B. Clark, lots 15, 16 and 17, block 37, G. & S., $290. It. L. Roberts to W. II. Breman, lot 6, block 143, Plemons, $650. Robert C'apell and wife lo E. B. Clark, lots 1 and S, block 45, O. & S.. $900. Leo HivinH lo R. L. Strlngfellow and C. C. F. Ulanchard, lot 7, block 167. G. & S.. r200. C. C. F. nianchard and wife and R. L. Strlngfellow nd wife to Thorn ton J. Mltchell,survcy No. 69, block 2. A. B. & M-. Putter county, Texas, $9,250. 1 250,000 Grzing and Ranging in Price from $1J5 (0 $8.00 Per Acre In large or small tracks At these prices you can procure a fine farm and home for yourself and family and live in as fine climate and own as good soil as the sunshines on, Where everything can be raised that will grow out doors. Come to The PanhandI6 of Texas and talk with, or write ,i Champ PLEMONS :-: I. Id 011 lu X01 1 1: v v '. Spc, !mI t ci Daily I'anhnii ll.'. Victoria, V, ( March O.Tlio 111 will r.' on wltT h tila in In Vlcloih, Vaiieoiiver and Other cltlca cr Brltl-U C)luiul)Ia toniorow, owing to t'.io new diwnlnlon law prohibiting, practically all kinds of Sunday work. Tl:o liw was In effoit last Sunday but owin;; to u inlMiiiiilerstandliig of Mm provl aloiia wan not fully enforced. juk aftcr no more Sunday ucivupapara wll! bo allowed to be printed, void or delivered to subHi iTbcrj, this rnlj apply! nu to American r.uv,'npapira formerly sent hero In arg0 jiumb'cra from SeaLtlw, Tacotn.i and othtr cltloj In the l.'nlte'd States. Noitiie; r.'.cain ers nor Mailing vrs.'uMa will bo al lowed to receive or dlacharvo cir koch. Tho law has provoked a cU deal of criticism here an 1 hi Van couver, heretofore comnnratlvtiyr wide open town, nnd Ita conslltn. tlonality will probably noon ba tested. Don't Like Holiday Law. Special to Pally panhandle. Ottawa, Ont March 9 From Montreal to Vancouver a great cry ias''been raised against tho nnv "Uird'a Day' Law," whlc'i wont Inti effect last Sunday, and which tho officials announce will bo stringently enforced tomorrow. Pnirn nnd med icines are the only in ere hand No which may bo nold, under tho provis ions ot tho net. tho salo of news papers being prohibited. Street or traffic Is prohibited, but th0 railroad! are allowed to carry pasacnfjeis ar.d lierlshablo freight. A lurco, majority of Canadians aro opposed to so utri:: gent a law and funds are being rais ed In many cltiea to test Its lecallty In the courts. Chicago Speaking Campaign. Special to Dally PanhandloJ Chicago, March 9. Tho Republi can speaking campaign under the auspices of tho county 'committee, will bo Inaugurated tonight and two meetings will be held oacWvcnlns hereafter, so that tho candidates 0:1 the city ticket will reach each of the thirty-five wards bofor0 election day. Among tho speakers who will tako part In tho campaign aro Senator Shelby M. Cullom, Attorney General Willam H. Stead, Secretary of Stato James A. Roao and the entiro 1111- nols0 delegation In congress. The Democrats havo also engaged tho services of many prominent orators to como to the support of Mayor Dunne, and tho Epell-bludora oX both parties will bo constantly ftpoutlmj oratory during tho next fow weeks. Present appearances apparently favor Dunno In tho coming battle of bal lots, but tbe result Is yet In doubt. Observe "Rat Killing Day." Special to Dally Panhandle. " Alt us. Okla., March 9. In accord ance with the request of the Cham ber of Commerce, toady Is being generally observed by the clUaens of Altus as "rat Idling day." Every man who possesses a rlflo is Uklug part In the erusado for tha exter mination of tho rodents, who have' become. bo numorous and so bold as to conatltuto a veritable flague. Tho walls amt Tjasenicnts of every houso In the town Is Infested with Uie an imals and a supremo effort will be niado to get YId of thcra. , ACRES ! Farm Lands Traylor :-: TEXAS 4 ; pi ' ' " ' ' ' n MfMlliilrtA; m A ) ft. J v