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Madero, Little Man Making History In Mexico
Daddy '3 Bedtime
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Dreamy-Eyed and Mild-Mannered He
Has Forced Imperious Diaz to Resign
Intimate Picture of Rebel Leader.
HI. PASO, Tex., May 12. A Bplrlt- not nn Impressive man to look upon
tiallst, n vegetarian, a dreamer of Ills five feet and three or four Indies
Utopian possibilities a ilrcumer, but, (carry In excellent pioporllon what
withal, n doer of tilings Is tlio David j nppcnr to bo about 110 imimds. Vcg
who at last has come forth against, ctnrlati diet keeps his muscles linrd
the (iollutli of Mexico. I ami wiry. Ills walk Is springy, bord
A HplrltunllBt leading In revolt nj erlng on tho nervous,
nation bound In religious lore, whoso Animation comes and goes quickly
Act cost warrlorH pause devotedly tcns nt the snmo tlmo t lio lights' aim
lieiiil tho kneo beforn each wuysldo shadows raco ncross his face. In
cross; nn eater of fruits nnd nuts and Kngllsh Mndoro speaks slowly, lint
grains lending an army whoso food understands perfectly. In his native,
in rii'shly Jerked beef, or raw goat rapld-flro Spanish It requires n. prac
tical, and often nothing else; a ill- lined enr to follow hliu. Under ox
niluutlvo man soft of tonguo nnd cltcmcnt his voire rises to a higher
Head, with grip as velvety as n girl's, pitch nnd ho talks "Uko n Ktreak of
nnd eyes limpid and brown nnd largo; ( lightning," with face arms and
n man to whom a child or any fright- shoulders nccoleratlug the flow of ex
cued thing Instinctively would run J prcssloii.
Kuril a man as this to lio tho ono to' Hut theso externals fall to show tho
mine his sword ugalnst the Imperious reason of Madeio's grasp of ieadcr
lllnz. ship over tho people who ncclnlm lilni
Gtr.inne Enigma. President of Mexico.
Ono pondorn long nnd hard nflor Mndoro says bo Ih not tho nttract
bclng brought face to face with these Ing foice not tho magnetic current,
anomalies of a world Interesting lint merely the metal through which
crltls In government; after watching the cm rent Hows. Changing the
nt rlnsn rungo the formulation or simllo ho considers that he Is but
events in tho llttlo mud hut by tho tho lustiuinent through which the
Kin (Irando. where Francisco I. Ma- long-suppressed olco of tho Mexican
del ii made ills ''provlsfonal palace," people Is finding expression,
rind wnltcd for tho fall of the city of The Cause, Not the Man.
Juari'i to establish himself In a pro-1 Tho cause, not the man, Is Made
visional capital. iu'b- modest way of explaining tho
You seo men rush madly Into bat
tle against orders, some of thorn with
out guns, nil of them without pay;
and after two days a drilled and Well
eiiulppcd garrison lays down Us armsjdetit through elections which tho lu
lieforo an unorngnlzod and mostly nn-, surrectos denounced ns fraudulent
led mob, and thon tho llttlo man from,
tlio llttlo mnd hut rides down tlio
river bank and takes possession of
tlio towii In Bpito of himself. And
you ask why? And why again? And
Not Easy to Describe Him
Dcscrlbo tho man nnd And tho nn-
Bwer? 'Hint might no easy u u were,
onlv easy to describe the man. It Is
not. The writer Bat all ono morning
n foilnlght ago talking with Francis-
ro I. .Mndero over Jho, jyugHboajdl tlvo lutpiost In tho government of
table In tho nitid' "housed Peaco his state, Coalmlla, In Northern Mox
negotlatlons wcro then Just on tho! Ico, four years ago when ho was thlr-
way, and Mailoro taiKCii earncsuy ni.
what 'ha hoped tho revolution would
ncrniupllBh. A man who lias been
dpscilliliiK "other men all his llfo
watched and listened. Afterward ho
- "Havo you tried to descrlho Ma
dero? Well, I havo, and I can't and
you can't either, but do you know
that sometimes when lio enthuses
over his precious revolution lio seems
almost to go Into a trance, nnd ho
becomes, nearer than anything I can
desrilhe, tho picture of tlio Christ."
It Is truo there nro moments when
the Provisional President of Moxlco
does appear to bo olinnBt lost to him
self; there nro lights In his eyes that
tho cameras miss altogether; his
photographs show poorly or not nt
nil tho character In a luminous, kind
ly nolle of a man who has burled his
boiiI In other men. Tho smllo greets
one nnd nil; It la cordial but not ef
fusive, and runs naturally up Into tho
f quint Hues that piny nbout the eyes
or men who live out of doors In the
blight light or tho arid mountain
Viindyko board, mnstneho, eyo
lirawH jind hair nro heavy and dark,
shading from hiown to black. Tho
wide-set eyes nnd broad, though reg
ular and wcll-6utllncd nose, nro not
unliko thoso characteristics of de
scendants of tho Indian races of Cen
tral nnd South Amorlca but tho Ma
ileros boast pure l.ntln descent. The
forehead Is broad and fairly high mi
broad as to give tho lieuil, with Its
high cheeks and pointed chin anil
beard, nu uusymmctrlcal turn.
The Presidential Costume. 4
In tho camp and at Ihp now provi
sional palucp In .luniez this is the
Killing breeches and Norfolk Jacket
of nllve-iliah kliakl uf excellent qual
ity. Tho coat Invariably buttoned,
usually over a negligee tdilrt of hurt
cotton or near-silk, with soft collar
and black four-lli-linnd.
Tun riding boots, well worn and
.Spurs of very oldlnury pattern and
slo or rather, In Moxlco, of oxlra
A helmet lint of ollvo-drali Unit
cost not initio tluiii ouo-llftlulli of
what sumo of Madeio's prlvato sol
diers hnwt paid for Ihcir tinselled
Tho small, soft lunula nf tlio Pin-
vlrloiial Pieslileni am tiiiiued iim hniiil lio combined wllli ()ioeo and
biiiwii 1111 his woathiii'-healeii, clear-, ili'f.Mli'il (Ion .I111111 Nuvniio In io
skinned faro, which h uf tho eustu of,ein oligiigepiciilH
I ho Hpiinlaiil of tho liopleH. 'I'liiiiigli Tito win was onloied In ho nnu or
small iiinl snfl, llii Iininls ulo 11 Him
nnd I'litillal grip Tlioy lunn In mi
Hindi nii'ii'Ui'il, Ion. fur tho liinnl-
MkiI.Iiik iIuHuh nf 11 Hiiiilii' limii Hio.NdMinn, so ilm limiiimiiM iludain (
MtitciiMr soil enirutiie,
AII0Nllltl', PllllHl I, MMilHIfl M
nuccesses whlrli have attended Ills
calling tho peoplo of Mexico to nrms
last Nov. 20 lu contest Porflrln Diaz's
ilRht to perpelunto himself as Prcsl-
Tlio Moxlcan people, says Madero,
wcro longing for an opportunity to
rise up against tho dictatorship; they
required only n leador, and clrcuni-
Rttiuco largely forced him Into tho
leadership. This Is not quoting Mu-
dero, but It Is, In substnnco what ho
hub sniu again ami ngain.
With ovorythlug to loso and noth
Ing, porsonalty.lo gnln by interfering
in politics, young Mndero took an ac.
ly-uireo years oni.
With his money nnd Influence and
Bpecches he supported Senator Car
rnnza for tho Governorship against
tho Diaz iicrpctuated Incumbent.
Realized "The System."
Carranza was defeated and young
Mndero began to comprehend "Tlio
System." Ho resolved to help smash
It; ho organized n campaign for tho
Piesldency, wns nominated himself,
nnd hecauso tho Diaz peoplo thought
ho was a visionary mouther they lot
him tnlk until twenty days before tho
election, when he was nrrosted for
sedition and kept In Jail In Monterey
and San I.uls PotosI from Juno 7 Io
Oct. 0, IfllO.
Released on 8,000 ball nfter
chnrges of sedition had railed, other
charges wcro trumped up against
him, his father and his lawyer in
order to hold him In the jiowcr of the
Diaz court, so lio disguised lilmseir
as a working man and escaped to tho
United States. All tho time ho wns!
In Jail his devoted wife visited him'
dally and carried him food. Slio has
been his inspiration and his counsel
Oct. C, 1910, Madero, before es
caping to 8nn Antonio, Tex., Issued
his proclamation calling the people
or Mexico to arms against Dlnz on
Nov. 20. Tho rowilutlon opened In
Puobla on Nov, 18, when Aquiles Cor
don, whom Madero had appointed
Provlslounl Governor or tho stale
wus burned to death In his own liouso
by Diaz's boldleis,
Mexico's Crowded Jails.
It Is estimated that fi.nno to 7,000
lusuriccto sympathizers uro still In
Mndoro lemnincd In various cities
I of tho United Slutes until Keh. 13
Inst, when ho crossed tho Itlu (Irande
fioni Jfl Paso uud Joined tho revolu
tionary foices In tho Held.
I'usi-uui oiozco, now a general of
tho piovlsloiial uriii), had taken (ho
Held on Nov. 20 with thirty-two men.
Ho wus Iweuty-nliio years old, son
of 11 small iiieichaut In tho dlslilrl of
Unci rem, State of Chihuahua, and
was rm warding agent rnr sovoral
milling companies, Willi his Ihlity
twu men ho look the city or lliierruiu
on Nov. 2(1. (liudiially his baud grow
to sovcinl liuiiilied.
Col. Joso llu Ui I.iu lllalicu, foily
tin eo, tho oldest man mi Madeio's
muff, wns 11 rut liter. With 11 small
okii'iinliiiiilon nmj Niumhii Htmim
mil In oho) llleiiilly.
l I'iiiim 1'ilelii, (Hilly In tlit v,nr,
I'llll'IIHI 1)11 niMIIll'l IIISIHIt'l'IIW 1 nu
IIiiduiiiIi wllli imtulry wilm-u, nn Hn-n
!lll lll PH'II' IH4P ll!lllllHIII llf u
ACTUAL SCENES IN AND
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IT' let V" ; MCflR UlWHfc. ' i Z3asJTt,2JsA
"irRftHCtsco i cwmko? I - '." -;y f &s&468esiA
iMcliV JVIn wi. IC:TCTN.3trjMnr.X.'t7YIl-iMA'tlrlMWv4M3HWMl HHH
town under slx-y-llvo jenrs of ngo
and shot them dow'n-somo thirty
iiou-eomuaiiiuiH, , mini an American,, nun wucu urueieu
Tills is wliy tho InsiiriertoH cl.un- by Mndero to return ilient hotly re
orcd for Nnvnno's execution when bo fused nnd leslgncd. Ciltles of Mu
wih foieed to nun under Juarez, and dero snld ho was ft temporizer be
why Nawirrn exacted that lie would ciiiiro ho placateiUVIIIii mid mndo him
l. l.llln.l I
Boer. .Veteran- His Aide,.
Col. Oluscppl nuriluhll thirty, sol
dlcr In many armies and grandson of I as to1 hold his army together and
the Italian liberator, Julncd tho cnimej maintain a lighting splilt. His fol
io February and, llko tlio tnt, h:ts loners nro not soldiers but iiiotui
sened without pay. Until (len. Ilcu.l tnlncors. Somo of his privates own
Vlljocn, tho lloer vcloian. Joined Ma- lauds worth mine than $100,000; they
dero hefoio Juaicz ns tactical uds Is-' -mount nnd arm themselves, and their
cr. Gnrlbaldl wns recoliiied both tlio' discipline, must he of a sort to suit
ablest and most cMoi lenred of Ma-I them, sny their leaders,
dero'srcoiumaiiders. To him Navnrio. Father Proud of Him.
surrendered the city or .luaroz. Personally Kianrlsro I. Mndero 'a
Until Mndero, twenty-two graduated nt a ilch man. The Immense family
from tho Michigan School or Mlnea, t,stales nro held by tho heads or each
last j ear. Joined his biother's army,' house. Tho Piovlsloual President, ns
lose through notions Tor biavery ,i ),s brothers, lonted his hind from
to rank of major, ami next to Ontlbnl-1 his father whu said:
ill gained most distinction In tho lut-l
tie of Juarez.
Kiniiclscn Villa, tho outlaw, follow
cd hy n largo band of mountaineers,
has gained tho lank of colonel and
great distinction,, In Madeio's scrvlee. bus for hlnibolf In a few years, but
Villa denies lio Is a bandit, nnd says ho has spent It all on education, phi
ho wns outlawed because lio shot a, lantluopy, and isilltlenl reform. Ho
Federal soldier for attacking his sis-
ter, and has had to bldo out over
Villa strikingly exemplifies one of
"10 sources or Mndcro's weakness.!
Villa will submit to 110 icstralut nor
will his men. Frequently thoro litivu)
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vi, 1 iiiiiuitiiKr. m ,uari nii,-.un tx
SCENES OF WAR
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y u - rtii.TI"Tii ' ov !. J 4 v-4'ftrv'c.w'
1. Sto&w. iifm, wJLMm
AROUND JUAREZ DURING GREATEST BATTLE OF WAR
quit and take nil his bind with lilm.i
It Is related thnt Villa took two lioise
return only one' ir tin horses. Mo
dern's rrlemjs say th'al ho has met
tho problem of dlselplluo'So tactfully
..Mv , nK i,...0 atl i.iH biotheis
and BlBtois, haB nlways given 1110 rea
son to be jii oud of liiiu. Ho stalled
out with very llttlo capital ruining
cotton. He mndo half a million dot
has spent now virtually oveiy cent lio
has, hut I do inn legrct anything ho
Tho mother, eight brothers nnd
four sisturs or tin- Prmlsionnl Pro-
sldeiil Idollzo him lull oven tliey do
not pietend to iiiideiHiand hliu. Alioutl supposed to be the last testing plare
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innivu jrillH IIKU nilllirai UI'CJIUI' 111-
ON MEXICAN BORDER COME TO END
teiested In Spiritualism through tho
chance reading of a book, - lln be
gan Investigations, nnittsed ,tho Inter
est of his brothers, nnd for ten yenrH
tho fnmUy lias dono more or less sys
tematic psriilcnl research.
Moderns' Mends noted nn enllio
clinugo in ills character, from frltol
Ity to deadly seriousness.
Sinco Ids mnrrlngo ten years ago
he has been a cloro student or econo
mics and politics, ns well ns roll
giou. Without children,' the Mnderos bo
caino father and mother to nil tho or
phans or tho town or San Pedro. Ho
established schools 011 many of tho
family estates, and has spent larso
sums In countless directions to allo
Iuto tlio suffering ot tho poor.
To tile piecept nnd uxmnplo or his
rather, Francisco Miideio Sr tlio Pro
visional President nttilbiitea tlio foun
dation of his success. All of tho nlno
sons hnvo been sent away to school,
niluioulslied novcr to bmruw, nover to
spend more than their lueoiiio and
never to wnsto money.
The Aralu claim thai Hvo's tomb
Is ut Jhlilatli. tlio senpnrt of Mecca.
Tlio templo there, which has u iinlm
growing out or llu solid stone, is
HI iie lust WOUIIIU,
no wns William Tell, daddy?
"Wllllniu Tell wni n
"A patriot, you know. Is a
who would lw willing to light nnd to dlu tor It If It were necessary. Borne
peoplo Bay that William Tell neer lived nnd that tills Btory is only made up
Instead of being true. Itut It It n good story anyway, nnd mnny peoplo hava
been Interested by It.
"About COO jears ago there was n governor of Switzerland named Oesilcr.
Switzerland belonged nt that time to Austria Instead of being n free country,
as it Is now. C,cvler wns n bad man and tery proud, lio had n high pole
erected In tlio market place of Altorf nnd had ids own enp put on top ot It
Then ho ordered every one to bow to tho cnp. Itut there wn n brnvo man
named William Tell who would not do so. Ho said tho Swlis peoplo should
bo frco anyway and that It was wrong to bow to nny one's cap. William Tell
was a famous shot with a bow nnd arrow. In nil Switzerland no ono could
shoot so well as he.
"When Oessler heard that Toll did not bow to Ida cap ho boenmo very
nngry, and ho sent men to Toll's homo In the mountains to make a prisoner of
Tell's Utile boy. Then tho bad, cruel man made the boy stand up against a
wnlt with nn apple on his head and told Tell that ho must shoot off tho npplo
with nil nrrow. lie should have only ono nrrow, nnd It ho shot nnd failed to
lilt the npplo GciBlor Mould hnvo his soldiers kill tho poor llttlo boy."
"Ho wns n very, very wicked man, wasn't lie, daddy?" said Uvolyn.
"Indeed ho w-as, child," bald daddy. "When William Tell henrd this ho
begged (lessler not to miiko 1dm shoot nt tho apple, but tho bad man said bo
tuuit do so. Then Tell told his boy to stnud Arm nnd still nnd not to move, and
ho shot lit tlio apple so well that tho nrrow struck it right la tho middle. And
tho liny was not harmed."
"Oh. goody, Bootlyi" said Kvclyn, nnd Jack laughed. V.
"When Tell turned nwny another nrrow dropped from his coat Oessler
paw It and said: 'What do jou mean by having another nrrow 1 Hid I not tell
J on that you were to have but onu?'
" 'The other arrow was to hnvo killed you with If I had hurt my child,'
said Tell Then Oessler bad Tell inndn n prisoner, tint not loug nfter bo escaped
nod Hlmt the I ml man deud with onu of hla arrows, tiuou afterward bwltisr
Und bucuino fiuu." -
MADE HIM RICH
American Who Untangled.
Country's Financial Snarl
WAHIIINOTON, D. C, May 17.
Homo Interesting Information relative
to the fees paid hy tho United States
nnd San Domingo to Dr. Jacob It. Hol-
linVlcr of llaltlmore, who wus sent by
President I(oo-ei,t to thnt republic
to HilJiiHt Its llscnl nlTuIrs, was dls
cliwcd today by lliintlngtnii Wilson,
AHilstniit Secretary of State, who np
pcarcd ns n witness before tlio Ilonso
rommltten on expenditures In tho Statu
It wns brought out thnt Dr. Hollan
der was paid for his services by both
governments. Ho received lu tho ag
gregate about H0,000. Of this nmount
nbout $40,000 It Is estimated was paid
by tho United Stntes, Tho remainder,
which was ulveii to Dr. Hollander
.., I., 1.. muIi n ml nrilll. In llfinilfl.
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eniuo from tlio government ot San
Sun Domingo lias been lu the throes
of n revolution, was pressed by foreign
eredltors for iklits, nnd Hollander wcrt.
tlicru to straighten out tlio llnanciai
An American otlleci was placed In
charge nf tlio customs houses and took
chargi of nil collections. It wns then
Hint Dr. Hollander uppenred and put
the republic on Its feet nnd order was
restored. Tlio compensation paid Dr.
Hollander wns not mndo known nt tho
time. In his testimony and llkewlso
lu u letter 011 tho subject, filed by him
with the roininlttei', Wilson said nt tho
tluui thnt the United Slates paid Dr.
Hollander It wus not known that ho
luid received compensation from H.m
On tint other baud, neeordliig to nn
olllelnl communication from that gov
ernment S.111 Domingo was not advised
that ho was to be paid by the United
CHILDREN LOST IN DESERT
ni.Oltn (Art.), May 21. Sidney
mid Frank Ittthards, aged 1; uud 8
yenrii, nro soniouhero In the desert
In tho lclnlls of Klro station, nu tin)
Atlzoiia Kasteru Itallinad.
A ss'chil englno carrying u carina I
of searchers, besides Iniiumerablo nil
tomohlles has left (Hobo for the
scene lu 1111 endeavor In llnd tho
Tlio Utile fellows wero members nl
11 school plrulr at llleo. When tho
special train returned they woro not
nu bouid 1
One bundled or moro sentrhuis, lu
eluding cow buys ami tho best trulloi
I among ilu Apacho Indians uf tlio Han
, funis leserviiiluii, nu which tho plo,
tut; mii a held, am looking for tlit'iil.
'"'li 1 1 lsi Ann 1 1' Hys Hint
Miimii HuHfliii HidinilU who
in Mi lco , Ihw liiimti of
11 .. mild thai Iwi whs nut
. 1..1I ,i iml III Ms leu A
ubii Iihs iikI rtluiHwl
IS MllilllIU leielllll '
I ' III! I'll) Si, ill H
1 ui ,eH nf 4 nl i tvllta
Th Arrow Struck It
UlJht In th Ml Jill
And what did ho nnd his son doV"
Swls patriot," was daddy's answer.
man who locs his own country and
Aftermath of Graft Scandal
Comes In Charges Against
BHATTI.U Wnxti., Mny 2S. The
most sensntlonnl Incident ot the so
called null-vice crusade that began
lait fall mid that resulted In tho recall
of Mayor Hiram C. (lilt and tho retire
ment of all tho City Councllmoii
friendly to him, occurred today, when
ho special grand Jury Indicted Colonel
Alden J. llletheu, editor nnd owner of
the Seattle Times, on charges of crim
inal, libel, conspiracy nnd participation
In dnnre-hnll Kraft, three Indictments;
Indicted Clareiicn II. lilethen, manag
ing editor of the Times, on charges of
criminal libel, nnd Indicted Chnuncey
i:. Itntlibun, city editor of tho Times,
on n chnrgn of criminal libel.
Tho complaining witness In tho libel
cases Is J. V. C Kellogg, Inquisitor of
tho council lnvctlt,-atlnu; committee
The grand Jury nlso returned two
additional Indictments ngnlnnt former
Chief of Police Charles W. Wnppen
steln, making u total of six now tiled
against him. Still other Indictments
were returned against I.udovlc Dalln
glovnnna and Charles Hcrryman, for
merly proprietors of a large dunce ball
In the old King-street vice, district.
Hall wns fixed nt (3000 on eacli In
dictment, mid nil the defendants weru
relensed on their own recognizance to
appear In court tomorrow to furnish
bonds. The grand Jury adjourned until
SACIIAMKNTO. May 21. Statisti
cian Leslie of the Slate Iloaul of
Health has prepaid! statistics which
show that tho proportion of boy bab
ies born to nathi) California!) moth
ers Is Increasing, while tho piopor
tlon of mule births U decre.islui; for
mothers born lu oilier States cr
Tor California mothers tlia pereeu
tago of male births has risen from
r.O.ii in liiOK to r.l.S for ,oi lfioa and
1'Jin. I'm- molheis bom In other
Stales tho peieeiitagn of boy bahliM
fell fiTiin r.'.'.i; In 1UHS Io C2.1 for both
ltiO'J ami lino
l'or forelBii-liorn mothers tho per
centage of male births after rlalug
from r) :t lu r.ms to C2.K In itiQ'.i, foil
lu inn) tu r,i ?.
WASIIINtlTON, May 23. Moinbers
uf the House nro loading tho Com
mittee on ItiiolKu Attain with isn
liltlons piuvhlluii fur t ho neutrality
nml iiIiIiimIk liiditpuiideuci nf Iim
Piilllppiiio Uliinds. While nu lirllou
hy Coiikiuss Is iiKperlivi nt this ihut
stun, u ileturiiiliioil ertnit will bnin.libi
III tli rt'Hulur smmiIoii in smer llm
UlHinls fiuiii iiillo Hlnles pinwivM.
sluii fiiio uf ihw Htiveial roodllH!U
hi Hip wiliWl U liy UUiM'iiUilyo
Mil'sll IH lUnaiietlUMillil, )WUIi41l
uini iiioiini b itfitioMtumiiiii Jim1,
iim' iii coin in iivwiMiriU
HrrHr MMlh'lljJlJ mh