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r V The Week! er flat Hk"I auitin VOL. XXII. AMARILLO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MIPTRMBHR 5, 1907 NO. .'6 . r. FINDS JAPS IN POWER Slona Says Japs Rule In the East But Are Friendly to United States ' . . Jltaorlated Tress. Pan Francisco. Sept. 4. I'mied BUte Senator W. .1. Stone, who has just returned from a Journey to the islandfl of the Orient, says that the "'hole face of the earth ban rh.ni Red during the last few years. Tho Jap anese he. pays have taken entire con trol of 'affairs both In Korea and China and have so systematized com mercial and political undertaking In the East that In a short tlmn all Eu ropean and American Influence will be completely shut, out. Otithlde court circles stone found that there waa anion;? certain clauses, a spirit of resentment at the reported ill treatment of Japanese in San Fran cisco. The 'bulk of the people how ever, expressed nothing but-the bent of feeling toward this country. CINCINNATI MAN IS STILL MISSING Associated Press. Cincinnati, ?pt. 4. - Rccaii?? of the mysterious dlssrrea ranee in New York of Seward Hydlebach, presi dent of the Kayhan Manufacturing company. In this city, M. K. Moch .wa t.o1y ipfioiri'ed r?i elver of that company, md plnced nndr bond of f AOO.Ooo. MOHi RAILROAD IMPROVEMENT l.rw Pafr and Tight Money Re- et? ( tr. rentr.il (.mryli. Associated Piss. Maron. ("ia . Sept. 4. A? a rrvult of the reduction in pasrenger iHtes jnd general conditions of the money market so fir as railroad are con cerned, all Improvement am being ordered stopped by Pre.'.irjoni K. F. Hanson of the Central of Georgia railroad. TO EXHUME BODY OF SUSPECTED SUICIDE VMOtTated Press. Topeka, Knn., Kept. 4 .luge Smith McPherson, In the federal court to day, issued an order providing for he exhumlnation of the body of the late Louis E. Perkins, of Lawrence, Kan., In the suit brought 'by tho Mu tual Life Insurance company of New York. In which company Porklns had I policy for $100,000. His heirs 'brought suit against the company to compel payment of the policy. The Insurance company desires to have the stomach examined for traces of poison, becauce It alleges that Per kins committed suicide. School Notice. School will open Monday, Sept. 9. New pupils should come to school Ibulldings Friday, Sept. fi iand he classified and pupils who failed to foe promoted and wish to enter next, grade may take examination on same date, in future examinations for promotion will not tie given except, on Saturdays and regular examina tion days. . C. C. FOSTER. 37 2c BRIBER GLASS GETS FIVE YEARS Associated Press. San Francisco. Sept. ' 4. Louis Class, vice president of the Patifte States Telephone & Telegraph Co., convicted of having bribed Supervl for Lornegan, was toiiy sentenced to five years at hard labor in the penitentiary. GRIEG IS HEAD, m v Associated Presi. Bergen, Norway, fpt. 4. Kdwird Hagerup Grieg, the 4 great, composer, died here this morning. Grieg was bom In IMS. more prizk corn. J. M. Clayton Ha an Offering for the A Clas of Product. Ah h t-peclmrn of the products from hla Gray county ranch, .1. M. Clayton brought an eir of corn Into the Panhandle office recently that makes people from Missouri stop and tiske notice. The rr wai picked green and in drying ibe kernel;, have somewhat shriveled up. hut when freih the ear was perfectly firm and hard. In a few weeks after the ears have cured out on the stalk, Mr. Clayton will have specimens from that Gray county ranch, In the break east of Miami. He has seventy-five acres of corn that Is showing high grade corn at a rate whldi people who have Keen the field fay it going to turn out fifty bushels to the acre. If the comb ines out like the sample In the panhandle office, Mr. Clayton nan more than an ordinary chance at the prizes offered by Mr. Sanborn and some spedmens from his tract will probably help adorn the Pan handle booth at the great corn tciillv.il in Chicago this fall. WILL BUY NEW BOOKS FOR LIBRARY Through the klndnets of the man agement of the Chautaqua and of the people of the Methodist church, th proceeds from the collection at the Sobleskl speaking Sunday after noon were given entirely to the li brary association. The collection (mounted to $20. CO and In addition, one friend gave a ear's subscription to the commissioner. The association will be able to make immediate and effective nre of the money in purchasing new hooks. The shlpmeni of new books received R few weeks ago has been kept In constant circulation by the patrons of the library. Although the total number of 'hooks does not al low s very extensive use of the li brary, the patrons since the Instal lation of the library In the old city building, have shown ! gratifying Interest and have made full use of their opportunities. Through the generosity of several business men who make monthly contributions for maintenance, the association is enabled to retain Miss Dnrls hs librarian In charge on Tues day, Thursday and Saturday after noons. On these days patrons may take out books and people not mem bers may read at the library. Per sons may become annual members at any time by the payment of $1.50. EXPLODING GASOLINE INJURES FIREMAN Associated Press. New York, Sept. 4. The explod ing of a tank of gasoline In a cellar of a burning building on Havemyer street, Brooklyn, today caused bc rlous Injury to frve riremen and two may die. The fire broke out In the cellar of a tenement, where a quan tity of oil was stored. The firemen who had flooded the cellar with water and were rolling out the tank of gasoline when the explosion oc curred. CROLKRA IS RISSIA. Strict Sanitary Precautions Are En joined on Householders. Associated Press. St. Petersburg, Sept. 4. Cholera Is spreading considerably and the householders of St. Petersburg have been Instructed to take strictest sani tary precautions. Thirteen fresh cases have been reported al Nov gorod. Mrs. Avery Turner his Juat bough a fine Kimball, f,elf-playlng piano from G. H. Jackaon. 37 1 WILLIAM MUID0ON AS "THE DO HONOR TO PRELATE Arch Blsfiop Williams Laid to Rest With Imposing Pageant ol Ecclesiastical Service Acsoclated Presi. Boston, Mats., Sept. 4. Attended by the prince of the church the car dinal Arch Rlshop of Baltimore his friends of half a century and by n host, of prelates and priest the re mains of the Most. Rev. John Joseph Williams. Arch Bishop of Boston, Dean of the Roman Catholic hier archy In the lnited SCiles was today placed In Crypt beneath the high altar of the Holy Cross Cathedral. The deceased prelate's coadjutor now his successor, the Mosf Rev. William H. O'Connell, delivered an eloquent eulogy. The vast. Cathedral was crowded and thousands t.tood on the streets during services. RFf FIXER FOR NT EEL COMPANY I nion Iron Company Hno Capital of $J,0(lO,0()(. Associated Press. New York, Sept. C A receiver was appoited today for the Union Iron and Steel Co., aAew York cor poration, by Judge Skeen of the fed eral court sitting In Bristol, Va. L. C. Petit la named as receiver. The company is capitalized at $2, 000, Oon and owns furnaces and man ufacturing plants In reveral south ern states and In. Michigan and New Jersey. GERMANY HUNTS TRAIN WRECKERS Associated P,ress. Berlin, Sept. 4. The .Prussian railroad administration has offered a reward for the discovery of the per sons who wrecked the St. Petersburg and Berlin express between St. Raus bourg.and Rebfelde. near Berlin shortly before midnight resulting In eleven people being Injured. It Is presumed that It was the work of an archists or Russian revolutionists who hoped to kill a member of the imperial family who was said to be on the traJn. , GLADIATOR" AND HIS PATIENT. SF.CHETAKY OF STATE ELIHT' BOOT. FNORMOIS FLOOD DAMAGE. ,!pan Gives Official statement of Recent pinaster. Associated Press. Tokio. Sep'.. ?.. The i'Jjr.'ing is the official statement of the loss of llfe.and damage caused by the recent floods: Killed 34'Clniured' 70, miss ing 174. Building destroyed 1.437. partially destroyed 1.37K. washed awav 3.142, flooded 173.333. em bankments broken 1.570. bridges washed away !)7fi. HEAR MINNESOTA ' . RATE INJUNCTION Associated Tress. St. Paul. Sept. 4- -Judge William Lochren, in the intted states district court jesterday begin hearing the argument in the matter of applica tion of stockholders of raj 1 roads and corporations In Mlnnesnat for n tem porary Injunction restraining the stale from attempting to enforce community tatoh contained In the law passed by the legislature last winter and the 2 -cent passenger rate law and also the merchandise rales or dered by the railroad commission last year. The hearing today Is in the apcation for a temporary In junction pending n final Judgment. DID NOT MAKE MONEY. KeenC's Horses Com More Than SSfso.nnn Winnings. Associated Press. New York, Sept. ?,. James R. Keene, w hose success on tho turf this year attracted much attention is quoted In an Interview today as say ing that despite the fact, that his horses earned $250,000 this season he has not made money by his racing ven tu re.t. LEGAL MOVE FAILS FRISCO BRIBERS Associated Press. San Francisco, Sept. 4. A motion made by the attorneys representing Patrick Calhoun, Thornwell Mullal ly, Tlrey I,. Ford, William Abbott, K. K. Schmitz, Abralwm Rtief, Frank Drum, Eugene D. Sa'ola, John Mar tin and Louis Glass to set aside, dis miss and quash various bribery In dictments against them was today denied by Superior Judge Lawlor. Rev. Jenkins has a fine new Kimball piano Just bought It from O. H. Jackson. 37 1 BEGIN FOR EXT YEAR Union Men and Others, Plan Already tor Bigger Labor Oay in 1907 The success of the plans this year for Labor Day, In spite of the short time allowed for their carrying out, has Impressed upon all who took pirt In this year's celebration, the desirability of more thorough prep aration next year. And the common decision on the purl of all concerned has been to begin now for next year's Labor Day. It. was not. through a lark of Interest that more prepara tion was not made this voir but. to the fad. that, people were so busy that they forgot, about the day till only a short time remained before the day Itself. The various unions of the city have made unanimous reso lutions to keep a live reminder all the year and to clve 'ample lime for a greater day next year. This year many organizations of the city Hiid many business houses were not represented. The railroad orders which are among tho most Important organizations in the city could not lake part, this year on ac count of the short notice given. Next year the co-operation of the big rail road orders will be a great help In the making of the celebration. Was tin Orderly Day. "One thing we want always fo Impress," said a prominent member of the carpenters' union yesterday In speaking of the celebration, "is that Labor Day must he an orderly day. I cautioned all the boys when we were talking over the plans the other day ag'ilnst d"iitg anything that, would give poopip nn opportu nity to criticise them. I have had several people compliment me on the way the men conducted themselves and 1 think It was deserved. The trouble down on the Bowery we all regret more because t happened on Labor Day hut I am g! id to say that there was not a single union man connected with It. Several of us men of the different unions have suggested that, the saloons be re quested to remain closed on Labor Duy. Of course most of us older men with families wll slop soon enough but the trouble Is that some times some of the younger men have ii little money to spend and before they know It they may have gone a little further than they Intended to do and have done something that THE STANDARD HEARING. 4 Associated Prer.3. New York, Sept. 4 The hear- Ing of the suit of the govern- d ment agalnat the Standard OH company was postponed jester- day until next Thursday. will can reflection on themselves and the unions. "All of us who worked In getting up the celebration this year are planning to do more next year be rause we how much more we rould hive dime if we had started sooner. I have had many people cencrat ulate me on tho showing m.ide Monday and they all say they vant to help mike a hige,r day next jesr and ve Intend to lve them ill a chancf to help." I.ahor Conditions Are Good. A.noc!i)ied Prets. New York. Sept. 4. More thin .i.OOO.nnn membrs of labor organ izations Monday celebrated the one djy of the year set apart In most Mates :)nd teiritnrles'of the union as a tribute to thnpe who earn their daily bread. The general situation throitshoiit the country Is good from a labor standpoint. Wages were never ho high nor were there ever so many at work. Chicago ( n (ns Quit r.-irndcs. Asroi iaten Prets. ("himgo, Sept. 4. For Ih first time ilnce the Inauguration of Labor Day Die gret parade of the union's was omitted this year. Several weeks a jo various organizations dedded to ibandon the parade end to devote to other u.;e the hrge amount of mon ev mlilcli c! forroerl" evpn on he peiade ,' Business Houses "ond factories were generally closed. INVENTED .IHKJM l L HVV , Veteran of Mexican' War Dead at Charleston Associated Press. Charleston, S. C. Sept. 4. Cap tain Henry Brown, a veteran of the Mexican and civil wars, deld here jesterday, aged 80, he was the In' venlor of the bell bouy. DYNAMITERS WRECK CHICAGO STORE AuHpeiaied Press. Chicago, Sept. 4. An explosion at 3 o'clock this morning wrecked the store of Stanley R. Graham, a dealer In paints and wall paper at 140 North Stite street. No one was Injured. The explosion Is believed to have been caused with gun powder and is attributed to dynamiters, who have been believed 'by the police to be trying to revenge themselves upon Chicago gamblers. Why Graham should have been selected as a vlo tlm Is unknown. BRYAN IN MAY YORK. Great Commoner Will Tour the State In October. Associated Press. New York. Sept. 4. Announce ment, was made today that, William J. Bryan will begin a tour of speech making in New York state In Octo ber under the auspices of the New York Progressive Democratic league. THE KANSAS OIL PROMOTER RELEASED Associated Press. Lcavenwoih. Kan., Sept. 4. H. 11. Tucker, Jr., factory treasurer of the United Oil company was released today from the county jail after serv ing a threo months sentence for con tempt Imposed by a federal judge. He was sentenced for casting reflec tions on Federal Judge J. O. Pol lock, John F. Phillips and Smith Mc pherson. The allegtaiqna were made In a petition affecting the receiver ship. Tucker appealed to Roosevelt for pardon but was denied. FI&IITING AT CASA BLANCA Eight Frenchmen and Enorm ous Number ot Tribcmen Killed Monday Associated Presi. Casa Blanca, sept. 4. Tuesday. Eight Frenchmen were killed and seventeen wounded In n engagement yesterday outside tho camp. The dead Include Major Prevost, of the first battalion of the Foreign Legion and Benizzaa of the Algerian sharp shooters. The Moors concentrated the larj est force they have yet mustered In this vicinity and returned to the at tack again and .again after encoun tering the deadly fire of the French artillery and machine guns. The enemies losses are described as ei ormons. The fighting started by an attack, made by Moors upon Frenc.lt scouting parties. Mulal Haflg Make Proposition. Associated Press. Paris. Sept. 1. The Libre Parode, declares that the cabinet has con sidered a proposition made to Gen eral Drude, commanding the Frenc forces at Ca Blanca by Mulal Hifig that If the signature? of the Alg clras convention re ontxev Mula! Hi fi? as sut'in, he will undertake r tore o-,'r.' He ako as a p'etjo of good f Hb that the powe-s p- m't lJtn 4 arnr an.d . e!'.'.U'ri wbt'h are detained at Mogador and 3ys If the proposition ia not accept ed he will preach a. holy war. ........ WIU PJa-c Hcfcre power, i The ci blnef, the Libre Parole, f a; a has resolved to place the matter be fore the powers but at the same tlma It was decided to Fend General Driid further reinforcements of arttllerf and colonial troops from Senegal. MANSFIELD'S ESTATE WAS NOT LARGE Associated Press. ' New York, Sept. 4. The contenta of the will left by Richard Mansfield have been made public here by Ir ving Dlttenhoffer, who has been In charge of Mansfield's legal affairs. Tho will was made In 1894. The en tire estate is left to Mrs. Mansfield, who Is made sole executrix. The ea tato is much smaller than was thought to be although Dlttenhoffet could not say what it would aggre gate. The insurance on M'ansfleld'f llfo which was given as $250,000, turns out to e $60,000. PCT-IN'-BAY HOTEL BURNED. Great Luke Resort Destroyed Con pletely Last Night. Associated Press. Put-In-Bay, Ohio, Sept. 4. Tha Put-In-Bay house, one of the leadlnf hotels on this Island was totally do. stroyed by fire last night togethei with most of the contents. The guests were compelled to leave th burning structure , hastily and few saved their belongings. No one war Injured. Western Iieague Games. Associated Press. Western League Morning games, At Lincoln, Lincoln 11, Sioux Cltj 3. HEAVY WEIGHT PRINCE TO MARRY Associated rresw. Chicago, Sept. 4. A San Francis co dispatch says that Prince Arl Pal of Tahiti, arrived on his way to Honolulu yesterday to marry Ex Queen LllluekalanJ, of Hawaii. Tha prince who weighs 300 pounds ia to remain here until he recelvea word from the queen. i. ' tJ . .. J. . -1. . A ft f f 4 - v4a-aVf '