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raid VOL. XXIII. AMARILLO, TEXAS, 'THURSDAY, HAY 7. 1908 NO. 19 CLARENDON CORNER STONE LAID Masonic Rites Performed for Most Influential in The dty of ClarnHdon was decked! throughout ycateiday with tho adopted colors of bar college olive, drew a and pure white and their combination a to bo mot with at every tun of the- road, on every available space, wherever ono would turn hla-gaxe, ollvo green and whito ytt to lie encountered. And tho occasion, tho laying of tho founda tion atone of her new college, was M noteworthy one from evory view point, the whole township and sur rounding country being Interested. A& elaborate program was pre pared and assiduously followed. Out of town visitors were met at tho depot with calm, carriages, In fact vehicles of all descriptions and escorted to tho Uttlo red collego on the bill, a college whoso location Is well In keeping with her Ideas and ethics, whose whole ton Is elevating. The new college to take the plare of this old structure will be of hy draulic pressed brick 130x117. will accommodate 6A0 pupils, will have an auditorium with a capacity of 1.200 seats, besides lecture halls and gvrnnaslum. It will be a tbroo.story ind basement building, steam hcat ,d. electric lighted and furnished Hh all modern convenience, and will undoubtedly be an Intellectual monument to tho Tanhandle of Texas. In his address on "Christian Ed ucation," Kev. G. C- RankJn of Dal- BANK ROBBER ARRESTED Identified and Arrested as Man Who Frisked Bank a Month Ago Associated Presi. Chautauqua, Kan., May 6. Wil liam Tenant was arrested In Denver yesterday charged with tho robbery ef tho Citizens State Bunk at Chau tauqua April 17 last. Ilo Is well known here and has been missing fclcco tho robbery,' Cashier White house of tho bank shortly after the robbery stated positively that Ten ant was ono of the two wen .who aeld him up, ' Tho holdup of tho bank, wJ-tme of tha most daring robberies executed la thia part of Kansas. Whltehouso had scarcely opened the bank and placed his cur. reacy on the counter when two rob bers entered. They made their way to tho cashier's window and cover ed Whltehouso with a pistol. One beld up a lone customer and both eishler and customer were shut up In tho vault. After locking the bank doors and drawing the curtain tho robbers helped themselves to all tho money In sight and passed Into the street. A few blocks away they mounted horses and niado a break for the Oklahoma line. Posses wero organized but the men escaped. TROOPS TO GUARD TOBACCO DISTRICT Affoclated Press, Columbus, May 6. Troop B. mountod troops from Columbus, of the Ohio National Guard, left today on a special train for the tobacco district of Brown county, where to- COLLEGE and Foundation Placed Temple of Learning his, compared Wol with Voltaire, the latter had commensurate , lilh Influence to .i channel have been up- and argued that had homo environment with his brain power would have diverted where i's force would prerlalily felt for Hip better. Ills drawn contrast was powerful mid ex ceptionally fine. H" upjx iilnd to ih church in the ureal work of oduca. tlon, which, ho aw rred. meant the salvation of the world. Ills address nw repeatedly cheered and no doubt, left lis m.irK upon Its many hearoi, Hon. T. F. Turner followed with an addrei-s on "The Panhandle and Clarendon College, ' nml compared In a brief sketch, the Panhandle of nineteen years hso with today. lie discussed the hnniiM period when Texas lands were repard"d n prae ticnlly worthless, then when these land1? were held by cattlemen, then later when the man with tho hoc and the muscle, and the will, and the determination held swv all of which he argued was frauM with good and from wbl,-h eventually was evolved the Panhandle of today. He compared the day of the little due out school house with the jr.o.nnn educational itistl'titln,, now lu pro. cess of erection, and ?r;ned that the best Investment of today were those put In brains, anil hearts and (Continued .on page Three. bacco farmers are terrorlr.rl by night riders from Kentucky, They will patrol the river from berdeen to Hlgginsport, Tolire Were cqiiii(lonei Associated Press. Columbus, Ohio, May fi. Judson Harmon was nominated for gowr nor and resolutions endorsing Bryan and instructing delegates t0 r li r na. tional convention to vote for him wer0 adopted by the Democratic state convention here today. Harmon was nominated on the second balot after a lively time, during which a squad of police was called to maintain order. Dcclares Dividend. Associated Press. New Work, May 6. Tho Ameri can Smelters &, Securities. Co. today declared quarterly dividend of 1 i per cent on preferred A stock and 1'4 on preferred B stock. I'nchang from previous quartely. dividend. SEC. AND PARTY ARRIVE IN COLON Associated Tres Colon, May 6. The United States auxiliary, Prairie, wlili Secretary Taft and members of his 'siy aboard, arrived at S:3D this morn ing. Seattle Dog Show. Ipcclai to Duiiy panhandle Seattle, Wash., May 6 A classy collection of canines of all breeds Is that shown at the annual bench show of the Seattle Dog Fanciers' Asso ciation, which was op(7ted today and will last through tomorrow, FrJ. day and Saturday. Fanciers In all sections of the Pacific Northwest have sent entries. SVeatber prediction: Tonight frost over the Panhandle, but not r.t tho Texas Grand theater. Ex'ra good show tonight JO casta , THOMAS P. BYA5. WHOSE CONFESSION BEFORE A GRAND JURY IN THE TRACTION SCANDA1 STARTLED NEW YORK. la hie testimony before a grand Jnry concerning the looting of the Metropolitan Street railway system In Nen York Thomas P. Ryan, one of the foremost financiers of America, made statements that Involved many men In blgt places. He declared that the saddling of tho Wall and Cortland street line, which never was built, upon the Metro poll tan for $300,000 reimbursed hlro and other for moDey contributed toward the defeat of Bryan In 1000 Mr. ftyan'e confession, for toco It practically amounted to, also Involved a New York uewpapor, for he gav the names of men then connected with the newspaper who were alleged to hare tr4ed in Matropolitaa i toe It U advance of sensational stories dealing wltn the Internal Kta t,f, the company. IN 4 THROES MDER LaPorte, Intl., Shocked by Murder of Nine Persons Bodies Unearthed From Barn Yard j Associated Press, i La Porte, Ind.. Maq 6. -La Porto today ia In lb throe of a murder mystery that, takes rank with tho dimes perpetrated by Dr. Holmes of Chicago, and the Dender family of Kansas. Eleven deaths wa3 the total this morning, for which ex. plaiiHtlon is being sought. Fivo bod ies, some of them dismembered and parts seven in gunny sacks, were un earthed yesterday ln a barn yard near Oulness house, on mllo out of town. With four Imperfectly identl. tied bodies recovered from thi ruins of the house, burned April 28, which led to tho arrest af Ray Lamppert, a carpenter, on suspicion of murder ing; Mrs. Hello Guiness, her two daughters and small Bon. There are nine bodies to b0 Identified. Mrs. Outness Is believed to he tho mur deress of tho men and children. One of th0 dead men was lured to Out ness' home by matrimonial adver tisements. Two of Mrs. Guiness' husbands died under suspicious cir cumstances and both bad their lives insured. Twice fire destroyed Tier property and in both cases she col. lected Insurance. Today it Is even Intimated that she may not be dead, that she procured a female corpse, set fire to the house snd fled. Thero are several moro suspected places In the grounds about the ruini and au thorities resumed a search of the property today. The Fkeletoo or fhP sixth body was unearthed on the Guiness farm at 11 o'clock today. The h'ody Is that of n adult and was found In a pine box face downward. It had been burled prohahly ,t.wo rears. Trom out of the maw of tangled and sensational evidence It would Indi cate 'h&t Mrs. Belle Gulnesa wag one pt the most monstrous murderesses OF A MYSTERY of the century and that the farm was tho clearing house of assassination and crime. It was developed today th0 startling theory that the woman did not dlo in the fire which de stroyed her home tne night of April 28, and that she is still living. Thb theory is strengthened by tho fact that tho head of tne t&dy of tho wo man found in tho ruins after the firP is still missing. Unless the head is found today tho pollco will make an examination of tho remains and try to learn If it ia Mm. Guiness or ono of her female victims. In caso It proves not to b Mrs. Guiness as is very likely, she may also be guilty of the murder of her three children. Wlsron.sln-Illiuols League. Chicago, May 6. Basoball will have its premiere tomorrow ln tho Wisconsin-Illinois league, when the first of 126 games will be played. Oshkosh will open at Madison, W'au sau at Rockford, Fond du Lac at La Crossc and Green Bay at Freeport. LUh Republicans, Special to Daily panhandle. Salt Lake City, May 6. Salt Lake theater will .bo the eceno tomorrow of tho Republican Btat0 convention of Utah. Many delegates arrived to. day and the preliminary conferences indicate that Secretary Taft will se cure the Indorsement of the conven tion. Olympic Games Tennis, Special to Daily panhandle. London. May 6. Competltloa la the covered court lawn tennis tour, nament, one of the events scheduled In connection with tho London Olym pic games, commenced today at Queen'e Club. BOY CUTS THROATS Sixteen-Year-Old Lad 9 Commits Awful Grime In New York Associated Preit. New York. May 6.A 16-year old boy, known only aa Carmello and employed In a barber ehop ln Brook lyn early today cut the throats of bis employer, Antonio Peraso, Mrs. Peraso, and three barbera, while they lay asleep in reraso"a apartments in Fulton street. The wounds of Peraso and wife are believed to be fatal, while those of tho three bar bers are serious, but probably not fatal. Tho hoy escaped. The po llere believe tho boy to bo an agent of the, "black hand." SOLDIERS' PAY IS INCREASED Associated Press. Washington, p. C, May 6, Sen ator Warren today reported to the senate th0 complete agreement of conferees on tho army appropria tion bill, and It was adopted. It makes a flat increase of $50 a year In tho pay of officers and 33 iter cent ln tho pay of thB enlisted men In thp army. Tho bill as finally agreed upon carries $93, 382, 246 ex tra appropriations. Garden City Golf. New York, May Golfers of the metropolitan district will gather In force on the links of the Garden City Coif Club tomorrow morning, when tho annual invitation tourna ment will be iaaugurated. The pre liminaries and thn first round are scheduled for tomorrow, tho second and third rounds on Friday and the finals on Saturday. Suburban property for sale In 5 and 10 acre blocks In the well known Famous Heights, the spot for nice homes, $10 a month. See Denltz & Isaacs ' 2 Otic DCPAHTMKXT AFFECTED. Member of Volunteer F'lr Popart. rocnts Mut Fay Regular IUtcs, Members of tho Amarillo volun teer flro department as well aj other firemen all over tho slato aro pro testing against the decision made by tho stato railroad commission in re gard to tho rates to he allowed del egates from volunteer departments to tho conventions of th Stato Vol unteer Firemen's Association, Last year, It will ho remembered, waa tho last tlmo that freo trans portation whs furnished delegates from volunteer departments and this year thft delegates had to prepare to pay their own fares. Ftallroad com panies havo always favored vnlun. teer firemen in every possible way and have alway.i herotoforo given frep transportation tn every regular credited delegate. The anil-pans law, of course, ended that practice and this year tho companies Affered to favor th delegates by allowing them a ratp of one-half a -emt a miln each way or lei's. But the state railroad eomnihflon on the motion of Commltuiloner MayfMd objected to this and the attorney general's department finally ordered that it would he I" violation of lh condi tion of tho law and the roads ac cordingly had to give the delegates tho regular convention rates which, In the cawe of the firemen here, will be oni and one-fifth fare. It. is quite probable Hint the coming convention at Waco will make strong efforts to ward getting the old transportation privilege restored or at lest get ting much more favorable rates than are poss-'lblo now. Chief Tom 1.. Miller. John Gold Ing and Herman K'eir arc the dele gate from the local d pa if men I this year. They will learp here next, wee; to reach Waco otl Wednesday Waco from all reports Is 'making great preparations for the enter tainment of the volunteers and those who have visited the city before on such occasions say that tho city ban nothing to learn in the way of en tertaining such gathering. rrovis is coming. Rannhall F.n(haiat Will Charter fipdnl Train June 2. Manager L. S- Stow ell of the Pe cos Valley baseball team, has re ceived word from tbo management of the Clovls, N. M., team, that the Clovls aggregation will be In Ama rillo on Jun0 2nd for a big gamo of baseball. Along with the team the Clovis men expert to bring the big gest crowd of rooters that ever came from another town to a game ln Amarillo. They havo already made arrangements to charter an entire special train and there will he no lack of passengers for places on the train. Tho office Tecos Valley team has played two games on the Clovls grounds and In both of these games Clovis, by clo?0 scores, was victo rious. Interest In the team at Clo. vis runs high and the team gels an enthusiastic support which makes tho games good to watch. On both occasions the team and other vis itors from here were royally treated by thfl Clovlrt peope. The burning of the grandstand hero last wcefc nas uft the local baseball pari; in bad condition for raring for crowds but It is thought that, arrangements ran be niado In the next few weeks no as to provide accommodations for future games. To rait1on Caleb rower. Asociatcd Tress. Frankfort, Ky., May 6. Governor Wilson whs unable to complete read ing all the papers in the Caleb Pow ers pardon matter, which has been submitted to him, In time to hu- nounco his decision yesterday. Pres sure of other matters caused tha de. lay. Four times Powers has been tried for his life on a charge of con spiring with others to assassinate Senator William Corbel, and at three of Iheso trials the jury brought in a verdict of conviction. He was twieo sentenced to death, but the fourth trial resulted in a disagreement, and a movement to Kccure his pardon was started. The petition presented to the governor is a most volumnious one, contain ing not only signatures of thousands of Kentucklans, but also names from all parts of tho United States, and other parta of th .nerll. WHITE MAN SHOOTSNEGRO Refused Admittance to Colored Man's House Ha Shoots Two Nagroes Associated Tress. Washington Courthouse. Ohio, May 6. Bert Dovanoy, aged 4 3, whito, a well known horseman, lant night shot and killed 1A illirdl. aged 22. a colored girl, and fatally wounded her mother. He then ran Into the barn of Silas Hhakleford and refusing to come out, Rhakle. ford went after titm end was shot and killed by Dcvaney. Later De- vaney committed suldd. He Is thought to hav0 'been lnnano. Deva ney ahot the girl and her mother, when he called at their home an was refused admittance. ALANTIC FLOOD STILL EN ROUTE Associated Tress. Pan Francisco, May 6. Fouc mouths and twenty days out from Hampton Roads, tbo Atlantlo fleet battleships and second (American torpedo flotilla, steamed today, within tho Golden Gate and east" an chor in thn harbor of San Francisco where a welcome characteristic of western hospitality awaits them, All list night the elxteen battleships lay at anchor off tho outer llghthouso, gently rolling In the swell of the Pacific, with six accompanying blaclc hulled destroyers. Tha glow of tha city's lights at midnight could he plainly seon from tho ships. Wire less dispatches Font from the ships during the night told of their un eventful journey from Santa Cruz, their last stopping place. The movements of the fleet have been so timed that the Connecticut will pass the Headlands of Gateway Point Bonlta on the south and the point of Lobos on the north at exact ly noon today. Admiral Evans, who left tho fleet during target practice at Magdalen bay, resumed com mand at Monterey bay yesterday and waa on the bridge of the onnoctl cut, as the entered the historic bay of tho western metropolis. It is ei. timated by railroad oflclals that mofe than 300,000 strangers havo been brought into San Francisco dur ing the past forty-eight hours, to as sist ln welcoming the fleet. Among those here aro the gover nors of half a dozen western states. Secretary Metcalf has al5o been hem several days and will Teview the fleet in the harbor Friday. For tea days an official program has tbeeit mapped out for fho entertainment of the offlrers and men of the visiting ships. With the earliest streaks of the coming day, thousands of peo ple began to make their way to va rious points of vantage, where they could boo tho fleet's entrance. At tb same time soores of steamers loaded with excursion ista lined th 'pathway of Ihe vessels to their an chorage. Many excursion etoameri sailed ontsldo the harbor to give eager enthusiasts tho first possible glimpse of tho Bhips. Tho harbor Itself, was Jammed with pleasure craft of every kind from earliest dawn. Just Insldo the Inner harbor ln the loe of Angel Island, nine crui sers and flv0 torpedo boats of tho Pacific fleet, awaited the arrival of their Atlantic sisters. Tho entry of the battleships will be th0 signal for thom to get tinder way nnd as tho last of thft eighteen battleships clear the Island, tho western cruisers will steam Into lino and accompany the fleet on their two hours' Journey through the bay lo anchorage. Reprieve for Orchard. Boise, Idaho, May 6. Governor Gooding today granted a renrievo to Harry Orchard, who. was sentenced hang on Friday ef next week, to July 2. This action was taken hecauae tho question was raised as to the legality of the board of pardons act Ing on new matter at a wpcclal tar liOS. jJ ' "' '