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THE WEEKLY HERALD, JULY 4, I9O7.
1 ' 1 1 '''A V; 1.7 A D E USE if,4tchet Sparks .Smashed Tomberlin Across Skull in Back Yard Fight (From Saturdnjr'8 Dally.) Because William Tomborlln, a car penter living with tilii widowed sla ter, Mrs. Harrington at 205 Jackson, showed a disposition to Interfere with a Ilttlo hair pulling match In which Mra. Sparka had engaged Mm. Herrlngton, Sparki chopped him ov er pTfr head with a hatchet lont night In the back yard on Jackaun utroot, Tombcrlla 1 in bed today with a big gash across hla akull Hut came near ending his II fo and Sparks Is In the county Jail to face a serious charge. Mrs. Molllo H. Herrlngton Is a widow who supports herself and her children by washing (for families. Che owns her own borne on Jackson fclreot and enjoys a uniformly good reputation In the neighborhood. Her younger brother has been occupying a tent In her yard and has been workrng as a carpenter In Amurlllo. To help out ier other means of mrpport, Mrs. Herrlngton keeps a coir and some chickens and sells aom ot the proceeds to the neigh- ttie-ftparka family live In a rented' iKmne across the alley near the Hr tngton place. They are ndt at all fcpwitar Ja the neighborhood and sT(Bip has more than once charged lb dlsappoaranca of chlckons, fend rpalantf other articles of similar ' (AatMter to Sparks and his family. Cparks it dar laborer, has driven ft delivery .wagon and has gained a precadout Wingfby othor means. Sparki wodmo NUrUd Scrap. Tslterdey evening Mrs. Herring ton left her barklot to deliver anrr milk to- a customer and passed tyr. Sparks who was leaning over tie back fenco of the Sparks place. "I feel like plckln' up a nock and layln' you out rlgh here." declared the Sparks woman, according to Mrs. Herrlngton. fine made no further 'advances, however at that time but a few min utes later when Km. Herrlngton returned. Mrs. Sparks -waa still In the back yard and this time she was provided with a stick. Declaring that ahe was "going to , maul you good." she advanced upon Mrs. Hor rlngton who protected herself by grabbing the stick as Mrs. Sparks tried to hit her. Mrs. Herrlngton yelled for help and clinched with Mra; Cparks. j Sparka Used Hatrhct. ' Hearing the difficulty In the back yard both Sparks and Tomborlln ran back to find the cause. According to Mrs. Jlerrlngton'a story, Tomber tfiryftad sot even reached tho alley ' f hen Sparks rank Into tho yard mid trffdertocxfc to stopyhltn. and then !aihod"3iln acroStTthe. tiead with a , ltchet. 1 OthftmenAn the.vlclnlty who had beard the coteries came to the scene 1 andtcaw- Sparks, who Is ' a larger tunan&om, ttum Toraberlin, hold .Ing the almost unconscious man ! down to thegxund and stamping oa Mtn. Wionvthe others came he left the man. with the remark that Kf''wotd teach him to mix in the women folks' nfalrs." Ta the meantime the two women bad been hotly engaged with each ( otlrer andf-when Sparka turned, Mrs. . Herrlngton had Mrs. Sparks down on Ui.rround and was administer lng thorough punishment. , "Hera yo women." called "sparks. ,;"yo stop your scrappln'" now. We ., ain't going to have Any more of this here." Tfcen he went on . .in the , Iroose with his wife and loft Tombor-lln-to the care of the others. A Serious Wound. , Tomberlln was bleeding .profusely ' from a deep gash acrots ' the left, side of his skull and not until Dr. . Tatton made an examination was it c'ertaln whether the wound was fatal or not. Fortanatoly the blow struck the bridge of the skull snd did not fracture It so the man will recover. ., Sparks has been lodged in Jail to ' 4vaft an examining trial which will probably be conducted this after noon. There Is already an indict ment against him returned at the last session of the grand Jury for swindling by fraudulent check. Early Morning Wedding. : A. N. Aers and Miss Myrtle Mc Anrrlnch were early callers for the assistance" of a minister yesterday a m . i 1L . 1 I . BioralBf. ana-jusi u iua- ciock struck S, Rev. Jewell B. Howard at tho Christian parsonage flnlahed the ceremony that made them man and wife. Tho young people came here from points In .New Mexico and left on the fl o'clock train for-points In Oklahoma where they will spend their honey ihoon. ,, IthTUItN TO AMAKILIyO. Double llridny TaHy of Aniurlllo Young People, ', , fFrom Monday's ruly.) A double June bridal party was thut which arrived over the Denver at noon yesterday. Dr. it. ivnnls Gist snd tho young -Udy whrt became Mrs. (Jlt last Thursday at her homo In llolton, Kan., and Roger B. Gist, and another popular Amarlrto girl who acquired the name of 01st last Saturday at Dallas, -made up the par ty which iHAecelvJng a royal welcome here. i , 1 Both tho brldeo may bo fairly claimed as Amarlllo girls and both are soclnl favorl'os here. As Miss Floye Strohwlg, Mrs. R. 0. Gist spent over a yesr n Amarlllo. . She ro- turned to her homo In llolton, Kan, a few weeks ao snd laat Thursday at the home of her parents In llol ton, sho was married to Dr: (Slut. Dr. GUt's best man at the Kan sas wedding, was his brother, Boner B. Glut. Hnd shortly after the rero- moay the three left llolton to go to Dftllaa. Texas, There Inse Saturday at the bride's home, Roger n. Gist was married to MIhs Maud Williams. After this., wedding the ( completed party proceeded to Amarlllo which Is already their home. Miss Maud Williams hns lived hero with her brother Ceorgo 8- Williams,. v the greater part of the time for several years. Her many social qualities have made her very popular and Amarlllo people warmly congratulate the young man who has secured her return. ' Dr. R. D. .Gist Is a graduate of the state university medical college. Ho has beeul In practice In Amarlllo less thana year but hNk already built upn enviable reputation in his pro- IH8lor. Roger B. Gist until recently has been manager of the Gist Urn company and Is at' 'present manag lng the affalVa or his' father, the late tt.-Vi' Gist.' Both the Mr. and Mrs. Gists are at home at 4i0 'frlercd'strect. ; COIHT GOBS TO CLAREtfDOy. Second Circuit Open in Donley County Today. The second circuit of the district court for the year begins at Claren don this morning and besides Judge J. N, Browning, district Attorney Bishop and Stenographer Works, a number of attorneys from Amurlllo are at Clarendon. The case' of the state against H. T. Cornelius,' for ' the killing of Georgo Hlghfllf, In Amarlllo in 1905, will come up at this term of court. This cane was tried twice In tho Pot ter county court and on motion for a new trial wai moved to Donley county. At the last term the case was continued on account" of the absence of several' witnesses. The , Owens caso, growing out of the .'kill-' lng- of Turbyville and Sol Owens several weeks ago will slaO' Wme up for the flrs,t: time) at the; present term. ', -i T''"' ( .'' The orgatiliattoft of Pariier'"coun- ty which haa )vm, beea aocompltehed leave the 'oujft , for this dlatriet without a vacauon from oae .year s end to the p6ther ssvo whrftlthe docket n some county l' small' and the court dlsnottes oMhe, bustasiu) In less hnnUho Uineellpted'fpr, the terra, in "paoai.casKs, however the dockets are the otW and the court has difficulty , In clearing the docket during tht .tmo allowed.. At the present rate of. growth It l bijt a question of a sTiort time till the district must ho' divided in 'order to give the . court thfl - time necenary for. the transaction of all tho ''bus iness Jn the various counties, j West Vlrglala Day at Exposition. Special to Dally Panhandle. 1 Norfolk.' Va.. July 2. Following a great parade and the dedication of the coal1 tower erected by West Virginia. Secretary of the Treasury George W. Cortelyou today, delivered the principal address of the )Vost Virginia' day1 celebration ? at f the Jamestown oxpqlUdn. Senator Ste phen B. Elklns presided at the ex ercises, during wheh ' notable, ad dresses wera made by Governor Dawson, of W)i Virginia, ,ovrnor gwanson. o, Virginia and Harrjr St. George Tucker, president of the ex position1 ' Several thousand' pf1m nent citizens ot West Virginia, among them nearly all the members of the state legislature and several ex-governors, took part In the. cel ebration. ANSWER TO GRAND JURY i - i Sparks Held cn $1,000 'Bond lor Slugging Tomerlln Friday Evening (From Monday's. Dally.) "No, I haven't anything particular to say, jude, except that I Wurned thla here Ki'iil'leniHii that Kit hurt what would happen to him el ho kept on Interferrln' In the women folks' iiffdlrs. told him to slop a tid he didn't'. stop and ho got it." Sdch a the statement made Satur day afternoon In the examining trial beforo JiiHllce llolman of I. II. Sparks for the fl;ht Friday evening In which Sparks laid William Tom berlln nut with u whked blow acroHS the skull. Later lifter Mrs. Her rrngton, tho widow, who had heconiu Involved In tho difficulty with Mrs. Sparks, had told her' story, Sparks volunteered several questions. ' Ho waived examining trial, however, uud was given bond in the nuni of $1,000 to await the action of tho grand Jury. "I did the offeiuie," said SparkR, In continuing hla statement. "1 was out in tho yard there Friday even ing and I hoard Mrs, Herrlngton yell for her brother and I saw him come running out. I went toward him and told him to stop and not , Interfere with other folks' troubles. Ho didn't atop and I hit him." . .. In responpo to a question of Dis trict Attorney Bishop, , he answered, "I hit him with my fist."- Mrs. Hpiu ks Hud Club, The only witness examined was Mrs. Herrlngton, the widow whoso quaircl with Mrs. Sparka .brought on the encounter byf-001!, the ,len. She told of leaving her house, to go down the alley to neighbors ap,d of meeting Mrs. Spark's, who was, In. the back of her. yard looking ' put, into tho alley. Aside frojn sorne. words nothing happened till M.rs. .Herrlng ton returned. f ,, ( "... "Then MrB. Sparks had a piece of hoo in her hand und said ahe was go ing to hit me with It. She came at mo and I grabbed the club and yelled for my brother Will. Ho was read ing In tho tent In tho back yard and when he heard me call he ran out. Then Sparks who was over In his yard came running out with a hatch et In his right hand and ran past us Into my yard. He says, 'Stop or ono of ua will die right here.' Will didn't say anything and stopped but Sparks ran right up and hit him with the hatchet. Will fell down and I didn't really sen what eiao happened but the others say that Sparks kicked him after he was down. Sparks turned around then and parted us women Hnd went Into the house. "The rest of uh picked up Will and took him In tho house. He was bleeding bad from a cut about four inches long across the sido of his head. It waa cut clear to the bone and Dr. Patton bad to take several stitches to sew it together." Business I'hunges Hands. (From Tuesday's Dally.) Yesterday the Amarlllo Furniture Co., at 107 Polk street, formerly owned by O. M. Pyor, changed hands, being sold to Mr. W. F. Dewey, who has been an engineer on tho Fort Worth & Denver for nearly 20 years, pulling passengers through this city for many years. Mr. Dewey quits the road to engage In the fur niture business, and assumes perso nal chargo of the atore In question. Mr. Dewey is well and favorably known to most of the older business men in the city, snd will undoubtedly do a fine business, being so well and favorably known to tho railroad men of this section. By the way, the editor of tho Pan handle has scraped quite an agree able acquaintance with Mr. Dewey, aa he learns that he was formerly an engineer on the Burlington out ot I'reston, Iowa, until the big strike of 1S88, and tho editor of the Pan handle was running a dally paper In that city at tho time when the big engineers' strike was Inaugurated, when Mr. Dewey left the Burling ton and came to the Denver. An. In terfiling advertisement' appears for a special sale Mr. Dewey la putting i- ui. . . h-.'ii- ' i i. on, la iuib issue. !. New York-Panama Cable, Special to Dally panhandle. Havana, Cuba. July i. Accord lng tofreports received here the cable ship now engaged in laying the Pa nama cable between New York, Ha vana and Colon will rach here thin week and will complete the line to Colon by July 15. The new line is being laid by the Central and South American Telegraph company, of New York and Lima. If business Is aa good h' expected a second cable will bo laid within a year or two, ficorglft MumhiIc Conclave, Special to Dally panhandle. Carrolton, Ga., July 'I one nf the most Interesting conclaves of the Ma sonic order ever held In Georgia will begin here tomonow and delegates are already arriving fer the event. A feature of the convention will be the laying of the cornerstone of the A. & M. college by the Masonic grand lodge of Georgia. Addresses will hn made by Governor lloke .Smith. ex Governor J. M. Terrell uud other well known Georgians. ATLETES MET IN PRAGUE Special to Dally panhandle. Prague,. "Bohemia,1' July 2. The greatest, .tournament In the world's history closed this afternoon and the visiting athletes from all nations are beginning to leave for their homes. Among the countries repre sented were the United States. Swe den, Kngland,' 'France. Greece. Hol land, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Al giers, Belgium and Norway. In addi tion to thousands of athletes of the Slavic sukols. The mammoth audi torium in which the tournament was held, seating SO. 000 people, wsr crowded dally. Novel features of the meet wero a calls! henlc drill In which 8,000 gymnasts participated and a game, of chss, played on u tract of land marked out as a chess board, with 600 cavalrymen and 1,- 20o gymnasts on foot as men. The American delegation won high hon ors during the meet and despite Its comparative smallness, attracted much attention. Trotting Meet at Hohokus. Special to Dally r&nnandle. Hohokus. N. J.. July 2. The first meet on the Metropolitan Trotting circuit opens here this afternoon and has brought out' strong entries from city owners. The total of tho purses and stakes for the circuit is about lloe.OOOs ranprinR In valuo from $400 to $l,00e each. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera mnd Diarrhoea Remedy. There is prohawy no medicine made that Is relied upon with more Impllcflt confidence than Chamber lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. During the more than one third of a century In which it has been In use, peoplo have learned thut It 1 the one remedy that never fnills. When reduced with water and sweetened It is pleasant to take. For. sale by Golding Drug Co, Tolmcco Men to Meet. Special to Daily Tanhandle. Norfolk, Va., July 2.-Ono of the most largely attended trade conven- ventlons to be held at the exposition will be opened Thursday, when the Tobacco association of the United States will meet In seventh annual session. Convention headquarters have been established at the Inside inn and Virginia tobacco men, near ly all of whom arc members ot the association, have completed elabor ate plans for the reception of the delegates from other states. International Fair Circuit. Special to Dally panfiandte. Minot. N. D., July 2. Purses ag gregating about 110,000 will bo dis tributed among the owners of win ning horses at. the racing meet which opens here thla afternoon as the first of tne' international Fair and Racing circuit. Next week the horses will be transferred to Win nipeg, Kan., and during the week kr-l-.T'-" -July 23 the circuit races will be held in connection with the North bakota State Fair at Grand Forks. To It Now. Now Ii the time to get rid of your rheumatism, you can do no by ap plying Chamberlain's Pain Balm. Nine (;ae out of ten are. almply muslcular rheumatism due to cold or chronic rheumatism, and yield to the vlgornu application of this lin iment. . Try It. You are certain to be delighted with the quick relief which It affords. For sale by Oold ilng Drug Co Birney O'Brien... associate oditor of the Channlny Courier, la In town today meeting friends and looking after buslnasB affairs. STOH DID MAGE Wind Reached 52 Miles An Hour and Did Minor Dam age to Buildings With a startling huddennes.s that found many people unprepared fur It, the wind und rain storm which broke on Amarlllo last nilit about 0:30 did a conslileralile amount o minor damage in the f.w minutes that It was ut Its height. lluild Iiikm under construction were dam aged and In the west part of town many small frame houses were moved from their Mock a. A few people were of tho opinion that the storm was of the nature of a cyclone hut the Indications are that It w. never more iIihii ;i straight, blow of unstiHual suddenness and violence, Coming with the wind and of like nhort duration waa a rain which re corded a phenoininal rate of precip itation. The wenther bureiu record ed a maximum wind velocity of miles an hour, which was reached for a few minutes only. The total rain fall was .72 of an Inch aad fell with in a space nf about eighteen minutes. This would ho at the rate of nearly two inches rainfall an hour. At the baseball park, the wind swept down the whole south side of the fence. In that nelghborhod sev eral frame houses were slightly dam aged. The most considerable damage dono was at the plant of the I'anhan dlo steam laundry on Second nnd Pierce street. Here the cement block walls were nearly complete and the floor joists for the first floor had just been put n place. The wind last night crashed the north wall down in two places, the east wall in one place, and wrecked the floor work.' Manager Lindsay estimates tho tot al damage to the contractors and to the compart.' to he about 700 This morning the company has put a double force of men at work clear ing away the wreckage and the dam age will not delay the completion of tho building over a week. The ce ment blocks for the walls had not yet sufficiently set when tho wind came. Few of tho blocks are dam aged and workmen are going ahead relaying them in the walla. ASSOCIATION IS PROSPKROlS. Panhandle Bankers' Association Kn Joyed Clarendon Entertainment (From Tuesday's Daily.) At Clarendon last week, tho mem bers and guests of the Panhandle Bankers' association enjoyed the hos pitality of that town and had the most successful meeting since the organization of t"n association. In accordance with the plan agreed up- Our repository is crowded with a full line of Surries, Buggies, Runabouts, Phaetons and everything else on wheels. Over one hundred jobs in stock which assures a good stock to select from. Call and examine our stock or write for catalogue and prices. 30 M ; 11 1 him 1 1111 11 ww iTrmn n, ... "' "."'' " ' '' on at the lar.t niceiln the ro'.j'ui. weie ii n 1 held (,ne day mi'l tlii t ,n rangenoMit was lound to work vi sill: l .ii I orlh , I a t he i ,ioK e uf oi - i fleers for the en.-uliii; M'.ir, W. II, j I'atriik, of I'larciiilon, was i-Iectod j I'res.denl ; .1. II., Cooke, n Cl.ucli- lion, lce preslili III ; J. (), l.edliel-i ter, of Memphis, second lce pnsl-j dent; Seolt Mom gomcr) , of ('uanali, j third Ice president ; Chat les sk, ; A inai illn, 1 1 misili er; ,1. I'. Join v, nl Childress, secretary. 'I he feature of the program war, j "The l'.inhaudle and How Fort, Worth Regards It." by T. W. Slack., of Fort Worth. This address wis so I well received by l lie ashoctailon I mil 1 t ordered the aildrc:s printed In I pamphlet, lor dl.-it rllnit ion. All t he j topics on the program were well .treated and freely discussed. In.lhe , evening after the sessions the asso ciation and Its quests enjoyed an Informal banquet at tho liniwr home. The asso( la! ion will meet next January In (i,in;ili. ARIZONA INDIANS ARE OMINOUS Associated Press. Kl Paso, July The troopa al Fort Afuche, Ariz., it is announced have 'been ordered to lie In readi ness to proceed ,i Fort McDowell, AiU., where jt ,s b.iid at) outbreak of Indians is feared as Hi'1 result of the klllinn of Austin, a .Navajo Apache last Saturday., V. II. dill, the sub-agent at McDowell, claims to have .shot I be Indian In self de fense. (Jill has been warned by his Indian.frlonds that It Is not safe for him to remain on the reservation. He called upon Sheriff Haydon at Phoenix for protection and ll.iyden with five deputies has' gone to the reservation. Three Ho'im Hui'iieil. Sperlil to Dally panhandle. Houston, July 2- Threp children of Jacob Pragep were burned to death this morning in the fire whlijli destroyed their hotne. t Is belicfied that burglars fired th house. , P(iH gcr saved hi'i wife and two daug'.iie, ,i . ' ' i ' but. his sons, aged 10, 8. and 2 yea.rt;, were cremated. Cyclone at Merkel. Special to Daily Pnnnandle. Merkel, Texas, July 2. A cyclone struck hero early this morning wrecking several houses and damag ing many others. The property loss will reach Jlo.Dtitf. Crops also suf fered. To Consolidate Towns. Special to Daily Panhandle. Fori Worth, July 2- North Fort Worth and Rosen Heights are plan ning to merge the two towns. A meeting will be held FrUliy to plan the consolid.il ion. The population in the towns Is about 16. nn. Will No (kMkimiitiiie Consumptives. Houston. July 2. -It la now ad- H EADQUARTER5 FOR VEHICLES Purity The way Fabstsc- y curesabfiolutclypuro yeast for ferment-1 inp: beer proves tho f care that surrounds) every step in mak ing rab.st Blue Rib--bon Beer. To socuro an abso lutely uniform fermen tation, Pabst takes a sinplo cell from its millions of fellows in the drop of pure yeast, and from this ono-ccll grows or cultivates thf, yeast required for each, brew. Pabst ,BlueRibbori The Beer of Quality is fermented in hermeti cally pealed vata. From the time it is brewed until it ia bottled it never cornea, in contact with tho atmos phere or human hands. It is then properly matured or nfred in air-tight, coldi storage tanks. Whrn ordarini bcr. lc lor rht Blun Itibboa. Made by Pabst at Milwaukee-' And nnttlrd only t tha Brewery. Arnnrllln K'r ! Co. Ain.irllK roxas. riun"s J.iO unit 102, mil ted (hat. Mato health officer, Dr, Heumby, ' will not lntitufo quaranV tine against consumptives until after the county' health officers meet her next month. nT.I.SIIKril- APPtfl.N'TMKNTtf ii n. Alesliire Is Advanced in Arm.f Hank, Oyster Bay, July 2. President Koorevell. today appointed fiejieraf James It. Aleshlre to be rjuarter-tna.-tcr general of the army with th l.uik of brigadier general to itucceeif Charles F. Humphreys, w.ho will iV lire. -. 1 Mr;'. S. P. Crittenden and lister. Miss July a Kidd, have Just, returned from a camping trip to the canyon. m . : - 1 - .!. !"' )i . .' f r r r t ' f 1 i- r - r ,. r : p A f f t t t 0 MIIMfM""'"' ' n r- r f ' 1 r - 1-, I I'V.'.", " . 1 r k A 1 t 1 "" 1