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Irgents Driven Out of
lano with a Loss of
n600 to 1000 Men,
5r a Battle Lasting
xy Hours; Cavalry
sues Fleeing Enemy
r the Desert.
R NEARLY OVER
fcurrectos Unable to
Sffithstand the Heavy
Blrtillery Fire of the
BMerals; Orozco Ad
Strite Defeat but De
jfcres He Will Fight to
PASO, May 23. Rcllano, tho
(j town over which the main col
uds of federals aud rebels in
jE? northern Mexico fought for over
jjfctrfonr hours, has fallen into the
jjh of the government. The federal
lBlrii pursuing rebels north of Rel-
Eirices -were telegraphed at 6:15
tonight to the Mexican consul
General Hucrta, the federal
an Consul Llorenta received
,. weral Huerta'g cninp via Mox- i
Rttr the following:
it this hour (3 p. m.) General Vie
Hocrta has returned to camp
I, Wormed us that he has taken
(Witioiis of tho en amy in the hills
jMmio excopt one hill, which is
Holding out. The enemy in this po
Is commencing to disband."
why in Pursuit,
Dano is sow in the hands of the
all. Thp federal cavalry ia now
the fleeing cucmy. "
aio Madoro, uncle of the prcsi-
f Hexico, received tonight a
Ji from his brother,' Ernesto Ma
MM,rainister of finance, eonfirm
Wftderal victory. The message
Huerta, has completely re
MOrozco at Rellano, having taken
W wsltions. The cavalry is pur
ae fleeing Orooistns.,,
K HIS BIG VICTORY
lEi rPort to tho president!
MTm from Rellano that at noon
iILi dcfcatCfl hc rebels and was
B'h!1'' h ta,,J- '"ere in full rc
MrthKanl. pursued bv his cav-
1Iutrla' telegram was as foi
w'!? P' 0U li'oops took the
mt 'mpoitant position of the
St w y ln Uv f3''i6loi)!j la fol-
r MHif;e for Kcllano Is
Jj llucrta referred to the recent
wnerai Consale Sains at Rcl-
JSitlS0 fro,n p',em'
K'TlI, , of ar'" nnd nnimuni-
B'HUm boUev' th wore many
K. 1 our arllllory was very
HlIn 'Jnl'e ",f"1 f,n,rtCf,n k,I-
S'eBSft m0,C U,a" Sono of
.M l T T1"'- much ,
t'Xubl.. i r'ncly eaint ii,;. J,ut
BfllUery) 11",!lnl of tlir fed-
rul,Pr?;ok"1 " h0i '-'tin-
mm THE DARKNESS
U try flrn of Gcu
M,tllnF t,,, wvcrn
iNli tl,I?bl- ,0 wUl.Hiand the
vnlrh 1,r,'0,n "ellaiio to
J!ii!i"r houiH tho tw.,
WOMAN POISONER ON TRIAL
& & & a
Head Nurse Testifies Against
Winifred Ankers in Re
By International News Service.
BROOKLYN, X. Y., May 23. Tho trial
of Winifred Ankers, llio nurse avIio is
'charged with killing nine Infants in the
Brooklyn Nursery and Infants hospital
Ia9t February, began today before Justice
Scudder. MI63 Alice Howard, the head
nurse at the hospital, testified that IMjss
Ankers applied for work and was em
ployed as a scrubwoman last July. -In
February of this year bIic was sent out
to purchase- some, oxalic add to clean n
tabic. This acid was kept in the kitchen
L-Ioset to which jMIsh Ankers had access.
Three days later the first child became
ill. and the following' day six more were
seized with convulsions. Miss Howard
eald that M1.sk Ankers was very nervous
while- the children were ill. and when
told they wcro dend said, according to
"I didn't mean to kill them; I only
wanted to make the nurses work."
The courtroom was crowded with wom
en who claim that the hospital is trying
to make a scapegoat of the young
Harry Allen. Acfiised ol! Forgery,
Awakens Sympathy of Pastor
and Young "Women.
By International News Service.
PHILADELPHIA, May 23. Laden with
farewell gifts of candy and (lowers from
Philadelphia society women whose, sym
pathy he had aroused, Hurry Allon de
parted today In a detective's custody for
Los Angeles, to stand trial there on. a
charge of forgery.
Allen last night, so It became known
1-jdny, was lot out of bin cell 'at the city
hall and was taken under guard to St.
C'loment's church, where' ho was bap
tized Into the faith by the rector, the
Rev. Charles I utchlnuon. The ceremony
was witnessed by .Magistrate MeFarland
find bv Miss Sarah C Tompkins, daugh
ter of the licv. Floyd Tompkins, rector
of Holy Trinity Protestant Episcopal
church. Miss Tompkins converted (ho
After the baptism the party weni to
Dr. Tompkins's bom where a dinner wan
nerved. At J Ik conclusion Allen was led
buck to his cell.
' Miss Ada Clark, daughter of a weal! by
California ranchman, who accompanied
Allen to Philadelphia, told tho police,
they s.iy. that idn- rould slick to the
prisoner and marry him when he and lihi
wlfi! were divoi'-'ed. (
HAWAII SHAKEN BY
MONOLITH", May 'M. The island of
Hawaii was nhakn last night by the
svoifst earllifluake experienced In years.
Wireless :idvlccs report Mona Loa smok
ing. Seismologist l'orrlt predicted an
eruption for Juno. .
Nominated by PreDirlent.
WASHINGTON. Mai 23. Tho president
today nominated ConudliiH O'Keofo na
customs collector for Ar'.zomr John Mc
rr.iiri an TTnil'd States attorney for Om
S,T rank V. P.ramwoll, roRlutrar for tho
land oMce at La Graudt?. Or.
GILES W. IKE
VISITS lit STREET
i - I
Former Banker About to Re-
Enter Business, but Refuses
to Stale Plans.
... ..... ,
By. International-News Service. '
NE W YORK," May 23. Clmrlos
Morse, whom 'physicians declared to bp
dying four months ago. and who. in
consequence was released from tho-At-lanta
penitentiary, took the first steps
today to climb back to his old throne
of power and wealth. Although he
arrived in New York -. only' tho night
before from a trans-Atlantic voyage,
which was said to .havo wearied him
greatly, he spont nnnsh of -his first clay
on shore- in Wall street.
From unquestioned authority it was
learned toda.y that Horse intends to
rebuild his fortune- in tho sanio fields
of eirtcrpriso in' which, before tho panic
of 3007, he had become a dominating
figure. In this way he believes he
will vindicate himtioll.
' "Tcs, T intend to'ro-nntor business,
but T do not caro to say now along
what lines it will be' said Horse- to
an International News Service reporter
at his apartment in tho Hilano. "I
went down town, today to .attend to
some matters which were important.
I met with a '.number of gontlomcn and
"When a'slfed, however, in what spe
cific ways he intended to extend h'iH
business interests, the 'little financier
declined to talk.
Although there. were formal denials
from officials of the Hudson Naviga
tion company, nevertheless it was
learned from an unquestionable source
that, .one .of the first campaigns that
.Morse has mapped out is to obtain con
trol of. the freight and passenger steam
ship business , of the Hudson through
this company,' which he helped to organize.
LOVETT IN NEW YORK
AFTER WESTERN TRIP
By International News .Service.
NUUr YOIUv, May 23 Judge Lovott,
chairman of tho Union and Southern Pa
cific rallroiidiJ, who has Just returned
from a trip across the country, tin Id to
day: "Tlie crops are looking fine, particu
larly In the southwest. People are hope
ful and confident. As for tho presidential
nomination, ll. does not seem to nic that
the results In Ohio can Jcuvo any one
In much doubt as to who is going to be
nominated by the Republicans"
Appointed Chiof of Staff.
CHICAGO, Hay Liicnr. Col.
Charles Noyes of tho general staff,
tvrcniy llrst infantry, stationed in the
PhilinnitiCH, has bci'n appointed chief
of staff to JJiig. C7e.ii. D. It. Potts, with
Ifcadcmai'tors in Chicago.
John W. Stevenson, Jr., Uses
the Vernacular in Giving His
. Testimony'in Government
Suit Against Trust.
POSSESSES WIT OF "
' HIS NATIVE LAND
Tells Interesting Story, of
Meeting of Mem.bers of
Wire Pool to Fix
By International News Service
N-EW YORK. May 23.-,The steel trust
lawyers met their match today
when John W. Stevenson. Jr., on
the stand, told how his tin plate
company went Into the trust.
Stevenson, p. nigged, whltc-whlskered
Individual, said to be a rclativo of Robert
I-rtuls Stevenson and a brother of "Dan
ny" Stevenson, lord provost of Glasgow,
kept everybody. Including the investi
gators, in roars of laughter. He has a
gentle vocal burr and tho keen wit of
bis native land.
Everybody forgot that It was supposed
to be a judicial hearing. Indoed, it
Fccnicd more like an afternoon with
I Tarry Lauder, as the witness fenced with
bis inquisitors and now nnd then placed
on record sonic telling bit of evidence
wrapped In words that brought a hearty
Mr. Stevenson was telling Lawyer Lln
dabury, for the trust, how he had watched
Henry Bessemer conduct his llrst experi
ments with Bessemer steel.
"But the lad dldna make a sook?ess of
it," ho said. "Ho dldna mako but a
mess of It "
"But lie kept ripht on along at it and
finally made a success," Insisted Linda
bury. "He dldna sookeecd for a lang while.
He wore lak a - looyer."
"Like a. lawyer, ho kept pegging away
and was Anally successful," added Linda
"Sookscssful In stealing -lak a. looyer,
did he say?" smiled tho witness, while
everyone excent Lindaburv roared. .
Then Stevenson told modestly of the
days of fortune making when ho built
up the Sharon Steel company, the New
Castle Wdro Nail company, the Chenango
"Valley Tin Plate company, which ho
handed to the American Tin Plato com
pany for a million and a half dollars; tho
New Castle Sheet & Tin Plate company,
which ho turned over for a million, and
of various other companies he had or
ganized. He said he was practically the pioneer
ln tho tin plate business ln this country
when $11000.000 worth of tin plate was
being imported a year. Ho sold that just
prior to selling out to John W. Gates his
wire nail company competition was so
fierce that most of the tin plate mills
were in a bad way, jind Ills own com
pany, tho strongest, was feeling pinched.
Gates wired him and met him on a train
and he agreed to sell, he said.
Lifts the Veil.
Then tho witness lifted the curtain on
"bis business" methods. Ho described
a bceno in a Cleveland hotel when the
members of the "wlro pool" once met to
fix prices. They were nil ln a room, ho
said, and hail agrocd to fix the prlco of
wire nails nt fl.nO a keg. While tho
mectintr was In progress Frank Baackcs
of tho American Tin Plate company ex
cused himself for a. moment.
"I followed him downstairs and, wad
yo hcllevo it, the telegraph sirl mistook
mo for him and, allowing me a dispatch
tho Iaddlo had just written, asked mo
what one of the words was. That mnn
had broken his pledge even then and wa3
wiring his copoero to mako the price of
"And what did you do?"
"I wau vairy mooch put oot, so I wired
my company to meet this cut and then 1
took his dispatch up to tho meeting nnd
laid it' before the others," he said, with
a broad smile.
"Baackcs was fined nnd tho chairman
told me to kick him downaiairo."
"And did youV"
"Lad Were Too Big'."
"No, ho were too bit; a lad," said Sto
Tho witness then told of how he was
persuaded to sell pructicully nil of his
Interests, In roturn for which ho took
tome Amorleau Tin Plata stock, and then
ho took a trip abroad. Askod what ho
did on hla return, he anld:
"Wull, 1 begun to shake the oold ap
ple tree, ngaln. I wanted somewhat to do
to keop me busy.
"Ye see. T ware getting nlonc In years
and dldna want to be like a lot of the
other pulr steel boys 'who came to Now
York and got in a lot of trouble. There
were too many protty chorus girls in this
town. One of the boys got married to a
"And others got In other Jdndn of
troublo," he added.
Me (old of trouble when he built hi"
(Continued on Pago Nine.)
WITHOUT T. I
President Taft Begins His New
Jersey Campaign by Warn-
ing the Voters of an-Impending
La Follette Also on the Stump
Pleading for Votes; Bryan
Ventures an Opinion on
TRENTON. N. J., May 2.1. President
Tafl began Ids New Jersey cam
paign tonight with speeches at
Camden, Burlington and Trenton.
The president showed the effects
of his hard campaign through Ohio and
spoke with less emphasis.
Mr. Taft started on his New Jersey
Lour from Philadelphia, where he spent
most of tho day.
"I regret tho necescity that brings me
oul," said Mr. Taft at Camden. "1 feel
humiliated that T, as president of the
United States, ara the llrst ono that has
to depart from tho tradition that keeps
the president at home during a political
controversy. I am not hero to clear my
political reputation. I can gcL olong
with one term. $
Warns the People.
"But. my friends. I am here to warn
yon that in this preliminary contest be
fore the Chicago convention there is a
crisis in our country's history that ought
io spur you to activity to prevent the
dangers that throaton U3 as a constitu
"I am opposing Mr. Roosevelt, first,
because of Mm character of campaign
that ho has been carrying on, which has
brought, about thig'unprecedctited" neces
sity and spectacle of the president of the
United States being called ou to refute
charges against the administration and
unfounded ones at that.
"I am opposed to Mr. Roosevelt also
because of the unsound constitutional
views that ho has hold.
"And, finally, I am opposed to him be
cause his nomination will be a departure
from a tradition that has been recognized
by Washington, by Jefferson, by Jack
son, by Lincoln, by McKinley and was
preserved in the caso of Grant by the
people against tho will of Grant's friends;
and that has been approved by Theodore
Mr. Taft concluded his Trenton speech
with a sonteuce that brought an unusual
burst of applause:
"Wo have done without Abraham
TJncoln," said the president, "and we
can do without the continued presidency
of Theodore Roosevelt."
NEWARK. N. J., May 23. "I thought
I'd had a mighty lively time In tho west,
but, upon by word, New Jersey beats
Colonel Roosevelt made this remark to
night as he gazed upon the crowd before
him. Tho people hnd been cheering for
several minutes before ho could get In
Tho rally cainc toward the close of the
opening day of Colonel Roosevelt's New
Jersey campaign. The colonol said ho
wag deeply moved by the way ho had
been received. Wherever he wont ln the
northern port of the state he was met
by largo crowds.
Beginning nt Patcrson. the. colonel made
a dozen speeches, going from Newark
to Jersey City for tho last address of the
day. After Colonol Roosevelt told the
crowd that New Jersey had beaten tho
west somoone called out:
"You're all righl, Teddy,"
Kept On Cheering'.
"But the impulslvft judgment of the
people of Ohla was all right, too. Every
body is all right." ho added as tho crowd
luughcd. "I wont to express my pro
found appreciation," Colonel Roosovclt
began, but the crowd wa not ready to
stop encoring and ho had to stop again.
"J hopo you'll vote as you shout," he
Somcono called to him that he need not
worry about New Jersey, and lie replied:
"I'm not. worrying about, anything now.
Let the other fellows do I ho worrying."
rn his speech today Roosovolt for the
most part avoided crltlcir.in of President
Taft. Ho made an occasional rcforcnoo
to the president and to his opponents in
general, but dwolt mora upon broad qttes- ;
tionn of policy In national and state gov
ernment. Huge Crowd Out.
After his armory speech. Colonel
Roosevelt went to Military park, where he
found a huge crowd. He spoke for only a
I'ow minutes, as he was behind his sched
ulo and was obliged to hurry to Jersey
Most of tho day Colonol Koosc.volt spent
In traveling from town (o town by auto
mobile. Senator C'lapp of .MIiinos'tu and Con
(Coutinuod. on Page Four,)
v Who Saves
I WmM n
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SCHWAB RESCUES A
Steel Magnate Modestly Re
fuses to Discuss the Matter
When It Leaks Out.
By International News Service.
SOUTH BETHLEHEM, .Pa., May 23.
Charles M. Schwab today became a
candidato for a Carnegie boro medal
when ho rescued J. C. ICirchon from
drowning ui a deep pool iu -Martin's
Mr. Schwab and. Mr. Kirchon, who
is ccnoral manager of the Tonopah
Extension mine, were tiout fishing. In
makintr a cast Mr. TCircljon's fly caught
in tho branclios of a. tree. It was a
favorite ily and he shinned up Vn" the
trco to rescue it, but as he climbed out
on a branch he lost his balance and
fell into tho deep pool.
Mr. Schwab was some distance down
the stream. Ho heard tho cries of his
compauion and ruBhcd to the pool,
where ho saw the hands of Mr. Kirch
on just disappearing' beneath the wa
Without waiting to tnke off any of
his clothes, Mt. Schwab .iumped into
tho pool, and after a struggle managed I
to get Mr. Kirchon to tho- bank. Both
men were exhausted nnd Mr. Kirchon
had lost consciousness. After they re
covered they continued their fishing.
Mr. Kirchon told the story of how
ho had. been rescued, upon the return
of the t,wo men tonight. Mr. Schwab
refused to discuss it, declaring that
Kirchon was making a mountain out
of a molo hill.
IN WALL STREET
Speculators While Away the Du-.l
Hours by Posting "Wagers and
By International News Service.
NEW YORK. May L'3. When the stock
market was luactivo today, some of the
room tradoi-s in Wall street mado a. bet
ting pool on the presidential nomina
tions, tlie consensus of the1 bettors'.-opinion
being as follows:
Two to ono that Taft will bo. the next
Fivo to four Uiat, Roosevelt will not
got tho nomination.'
Two to ono that Speaker, Clark .will not
get tho "Democratic nomination.
Four to ono that Woodrow Wilson will
not get tho nomination.
Ten to one that W. J. Bryan will not
Some curb brokers said thoy had sums
from 5100 to $P00 to wager at these
odds, but bolting was not active.
AT POINT OF DEATH
By International Now3 Service.
DAYTON, Ohio. May 2.1. Wilbur.
Wright lies unconscious at his homo hero
tonight and his death Is momentarily ex
pected. All of tho family, with tho ex
ception of Rouchlln Wright, are at the
bedside and tho Kansas brother Is com
ing as rapidly as fast trains can carry
Stricken with typhoid fever twenty-one
days ago. the famous Inventor has boon
making a hard but unsuccessful fight
ngalust the end, though his physicians
bulletined early tonight that thoro Is no
chango In his condition and that he has
a baro chance to recover. Early today
the patlont lapsed Into a slato or de
lirium, followed by deep coma and tho
end was thought, to be at hand. He ral
lied slightly, however, his pulse grow
ing stronger as his tcmpcratuue roso, and
tonight it Is thought ho Is not losing any
more ground, though hla physicians say a
change can bo expected momentarily.
During a lucid Interval Wednesday tho
patlont expressed tho opinion that lie had
contracted Hie disease from eating fish
i on a recent trip to Huston. t
ROB EIGHTH f
WEST CAR AT
POINTJF OUN :
Masked Bandits Surprise Crew . J
at Tenth South Terminal at j :
GOLD WATCH AND n
Holdups Escape After Start- ;
ing Car Toward City; Po- r
lice Make Wide Search, hj
but Find No Traces. m
TWO masked men, believed to Tjo m
tho same who held up a street '
car in Ogden Wednesday night, i
boarded the Eighth West car 1
at its Tenth South street tonnial last &
midnight and robbed Conductor II.
Boho of about $30 at the point of a r '$
revolver. i A!
I Tho trolley had just hocn switched .
and Conductor Bohe and Motorman E. J
It. Phillips wore together on the front jtj
platform, preparing for the run back M
to town, when the highwaymen boarded Ml
tho rear platform and camo swagger- , Jjp
ing through tho car, the shorter of the j
fwo brandishing a big rovolvcr and :' f
threatening to shoot.
"Thow up your hands and be quick '
about it!" was the order. Phillips and ' T.J
Boho obcyod. The tall man stepped vfj
up to the conductor and deftlv snnmhnd . Si
his pockets, taking a purso containing j fiji
$20 in currency. Then h0 unfastened I K
tho change belt worn by conductors. : M
The other holdup stood by, covering
tho crow alternately with his gun and
threatening to shoot at'. the first move- ' J
ment. " ' 1
Jump from Car. .1
Bohe asked to be allowed to keep the J
change belt, offering to remove tho ' .
money, amounting to about $10, but ''
was told to keep his mouth shut.
Without waiting to search Motor-
man Phillips, the. highwaymen jumped . ' ,-
from the front of tlio car, ordered the ' U j
motorman to start towards town and ' ? ',
then tied together in a southeasterly
direction towards the Denver & Ki'o 1
Grande tracks. They overlooked a gold .V . j
watch worn by Bohe and. Phillip "s : jj
nocketbook containing several dollars. - .
The crow ran their car to the near- ' '. -j
est accessible tclcohoim nml
the police. Detcetivea Soagor, Clove-
land and Lyon were- dispatched in the (- -
woliee "gray hound." They searched '
the vicinity of the holdup and the rail- v ' -road
tracks as far as Twelfth South
without finding nuy traeo of I ho high- ;. :
waymen. Dotectives Glenn ad Gilles- ; I ' ;
pie prococded out on the car line to . !
intercept the crow. I
From tho descriptions furnished by ' ' '
tho craw the polico are confident tho : ::
robbers are the same who held up an - l
Ocdon street car Wednesday night. :
One was a short roan, dressed iu a ' '
brown, suit and brown hat. Ho held the '
gun and appoarcd extremely ncrvou. i
"I was afraid ho was going to shoot j.
mo . accidentally, he appeared so . ;
'scared,'-" said Conductor Bohe.
. Tho taller man woro a black suit and ' ' ' ,
a black iut. Both covered their faces j
with white handkorchiefs, through u' -
which, holos wero cut out for tho eyes. H
They appeared to bo novices at the
work, and frequently started in fright ! ;
at some fancied noise, snid tho crew.
Xo passengers wero on the car at i '
tho time, though ono man, whose namo '
was not learnod, stood a block below j .
the tormina waiting to catch tho car j.
while tho holdup was iu nroirrcss. Ho '
told tho police ho Eaw tho highway- ? ,'
mon board tho car and hoard loud !, .V
voices, though ho vlid not suspect a v j'
holdup. ' , r
Tho sheriff's office was notified oE t
tho robbery, and word was dispatched . , ;
to all towns to the south to look out
for the robbers. The Proyp authori- t. '.'
tics wore askod to intercept all trains . 1
from tho north. '--fc ,
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PANAMA CANAL BILL ,
PASSED BY THE HOUSE
WASHINTON, May 23. By a voto of ;
147 to 126 the bouse today reaffirmed Its l I .
decision that no toll should be charged '
American vessels engaged In coastwise ' '
trado for passage through tho Panama 1 f
canal. Tho provision was bitterly fought !' '
and tho result was received with cheers.
The canal government bill eventually ' i
was passed, 2-OG to SI. Representative ; f '.
Broussard of Louisiana sought unsuccess- S
fully to amond tho provision prohibiting . f
railroads from operating vessels In com- , .' SI '
petition with their own lines. Tho amend- ''
ment would havo mado such prohibition
apply specifically to the traffic through
tho Panama canal. u J