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Denver, Col., August 19
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ALBUQUERQUE. NEW MEXICO, MONDAY EVENING. AUGUST 10 1907.
KNEW NOTHING AT ALL HUSBAND'S RAGE DRIVES ; WORLD WIDE STRIKE OF
Women Take Care of Their Interests
Preventing Telegraphers Going to Work
Breaks In On -vire Trouble
!IIS WIFE TO
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Grace M. Iocy, the famous "Jlifi Farley" who will try to break tele.
. ci-aplicr' strike.
She Will Furnish Operators
to Big Companies Dur- '
SAYS SHE CAN FILL
ALL IMMEDIATE ORDERS
' Cleveland, Ohio. August 19. The
feminine "Jim" Farley, a girl who
breaks strikes, has broken Into the
Grace M. Lacey, a college graduate
and former teacher, Is the young wo
man who has tackled the big Job, and
she Is making Cleveland her head
quarters. Only a few weeks ago she
wound up a contract to supply sev
eral hundred men to end a machin
ists' strike, and now she Is preparing
to assist the Western Union and Pos
tal out of their troubles.
Miss Lacey makes no secret of It
that her business is to organize strike
"In handling tills class of men, who
are notoriously desperate and disso
lute," said Miss Lacey, "I try to con
trol them in the same way as I did
my pupils at school by mere force
of will power and I find that it is
"Of course. I have mor trouble
with the native born American than
with his foreign born brother. He is
Inclined to be independent and to try
working a bluff.
"He claims generally that he is an
exiert in almost every trade and
wants to sign a contract at a high
"It Is then that I make him show
his hand and after that he becomes
quite docile and manageable.
"I find my work Intensely absorb
ing," continued Miss Lacey, " for it
give me a chance to study life In
the raw and to contrast it with the
veneered article I met at college.
"I like the work better than teach
ing, for the reason that here nearly
every man I meet means a personal
combat of wills, while at school there
were only three or four hard fights
each year and they were tame In
GIRLS' DFAIH CAUSES
Fredericksburg, Va., August 19.
Leonard Powell, son of James Pow
ell, residing near S:ilem church, in
Spottsylvanl.i county, committed sui
cide last riuht by shooting himself
in the he:; J with a 32 caliber revoi-
He was 1. f. at home with some
young children while his parents at
tended a near-by church. Soon after
their departure he went to the barn,
some distance from the house, where
lie was found several hours later by
his father, who. upon returning home
missed him and started a search.
When foun 1 he was unconscious.
A phvsician from this city was sum
moned, but could do nothing for him.
He died about daylight this morning.
In his pocket was found a note to
Ills parents, in which he stated that
he was tired of living, and he could
not stand his troubles any longer.
It is said that since the death of a
voitng woman friend, about u year
ami. lie bad been verv despondent.
!! was about "3 yens old. and Is
survived by his parents and several
si.-lers and brothers.
l.lliiniri I'miii Clear Sky Kills.
Spotlsvil Ky. .August is. Kv
Shadwick. aged 14. was killed t lay
by a bi.lt of lightning, which came,
apparently, from a clear sky.
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TAFT IS OFF TO OPEN
Secretary Aakes First Speech
of Tour at Columbus.
WILL VISIT NUMBER
OF EASTERN ROYALTIES
Columbus, Ohio, August 19. Sec
retary W. H. Taft arrived here today
from Washington on Ills tour of the
world. He will deliver a speech to
night before the Buckeye Republican
When Christmas day comes. Secre
tary Taft expects to lie telling his
friends all about his trip around the
world. He hones that the globe trot
upon which he has just started will
be over in time for him to eat his
turkey and plumb pudding at home.
It's going to be a great trip. It
will start in a whirl of politics, be
cause the war secretary candidate
for president will make several
speeches on the way to his steamer
Sailing out of the Golden Gate,
Taft will touch at Hawaii. He will
land In Japan to get the sea roll out
of his legs and It Is said that he
will make an official call on the mi
kado. The principal object of his trip,
however. Is to open the first Philip
pine representative assembly about
November 1. Leaving Manila on
November 4 he will sail for Vladivos
tok and arriving there on November
11. he will start for the Occident on
the great Siberian railroad. He will
be on the cars nearly two weeks be
fore arriving at St. Petersburg.
At St. Petersburg the American
war secretary will have an audience
with the czar, who will probably not
be able to tell Taft how to be non-
j ular with the people.
The secretary's Itinerary take him
from St. Petersburg to Herlln. to
London and then back to New York,
but it Is said that If there Is no ur
gency for his speedv return to the
I'nlted States he wlil take In other
Tecunseh, Okla., August 19. Al
exander Jester, who a few months
ago took up a claim In eastern New
Mexico Intending to make his perma
nent home there, died today at the
home of his sister near here. He
came here recently to visit his sister
and was taken ill Just before he in
tended to return to New Mexico.
Jester Is the man who was kid
naped from Shawnee, Okla., a few
years ago by John W. Gates, the mil
lionaire, who took his prisoner by
special train to Missouri and had him
tried there for the murder of Gates'
younger brother. Jester was acquit
ted of the charge.
ST. LOUS VOMv
STltltK BY I.K. IITN I G.
St. Louis, Mo., August 19. Mrs.
John MrKlnnon. wife of an employe
of the Glencoe Lime company in St.
Loins county, was almost Instantly
killed by lightning which struck her
while lie was sweeping the lloor of
her home today. The bolt entered
an open window, and did not damage
anything in the house. About a year
ago her oldest son was killed while at
work in tile limn kilns at lilencoo by
being struck by a falling rock.
President of First Company
Had No Real Connection
With the Concern
AMAZING STATE OF
AFFAIRS IS SHOWN
Official Admits That He Paid for
No Stock. Attended No Meet
ing. Saw No Books and
Is Ignorant of
Denver, Colo., August 19. With
considerable speed the defense In the
Lost liullion Spanish mines case is
getting Its testimony In. H. C. Hunt,
first president of th Lost Bullion
company, was "at the bat" for sev
eral hours telling a tale of Innocence
as counsel for the defense drew It
out and undergoing a rather severe
grilling at the hands of Assistant At
torney General Rone.
"I never Invested one cent In the
property, was never connected before
with any mining Industry, and di not
know If there was one dollar in act
ual cah Invested In the claim," said
he. "It Is true I allowed my name to
appear as president of the corpora
tion, but never attended nny of the
meetings. If my signature appeared
on the minutes of the meeting: as be
ing present, it is false."
"Is it not curious," ho was asked,
"that as president of the company,
you ?ld not attend these meetings?"
Had Other Business.
He replied that his time was occu
pied by other matters nd that he
trusted the others to attend to the
business. "I never looked at the
books and did not know what the
company waa doing," he said.
"Did you ever Investigate, or cause
to be investigated for your own per
sonal Interests, the Lost Claim?"
"No, sir: ! did not. I took ths word
of the mining engineer and the direc
tors. I resigned from the office on
January 2. 1907."
"How many shares of the capital
stock did you own?"
"About 15,000. These I offered to
return to the company upon my res
ignation, as I did not think I had
Hut He Kept Ills Stork.
After a few more questions the
witness tiated that when he learned
that the company had passed resolu
tions riving him a vote of thanks for
his valuable service he decided to
keep the shares, and that they could
m now be purchased for less Jhan
one dollar per share, the par value,
and that had not the government
taken up the investigation he would
have invested several thousand dol
lars in the company. The witness
further stated that he did not know
where the records of the company
were kept and does not know at this
time where they are. When aisked If
he, ns president of the mine, would
object to the records being shown,
he replied that he did not know.
"Know what? Whether you would
or would not?"
"Either one," was the reply .
orilclal In Xnino Only.
It would seem from Dr. Hunt's
testimnnv that he never had exactly
understood his relations to the other
members of the company. He did
realize that when he and V. R. Wil
son incorporated the company and
capitalized it at 10,000,000 he was
elected president, but he said he
never attended any of the meetings
and knew nothing whatever about
the management of the company,
though his name was signed to the
minutes regularly and that the same
name always appeared prominently
In all the doings of the company at
the time he was president.
I'nder cross examination. Dr. Hunt
expressed his abiding: faith in the
Lost Bullion property, and said that
when brighter days should come and
the troubles of the officials were at
an end. he expected to again invest
in the mine, or cave.
George F. Fonda, druggist. and
vice president of the First National
bank at Boulder, testified that he
purchased 600 shares of stock in the
company from Wilson, who, he added
is a warm friend of his. He said he
went to Silver City with Wilon and
that they went together to inspect
the Lost Bullion property. He was
much pleased with the property and
he wrote letters of endorsement,
praising the mine and the manage
ment in the highest terms.
On cross examination he admitted
that some of the letters of endorse
ment were dictated by Wilson.
W. B. Cameron, vice president of
the Lost Bullion company and one of
the defendants, testilied to the same
effect as did Fonda, relative to the
great value of the ore he found In
the cave, or mine.
WOMAN AND CHILD
Homer. Ia., August 19. Mrs. Min
nie pond and her little baby boy were
assas-sinated last night In tho home
of her father at Mlllerton.
She and the baby had Just retired,
and the assassin .tuck a double-barreled
shotgun through the window
and tired two charges of buckahot
into the slee'ng forms.
Mrs. Bond wis killed, but the baby
lived until this morning. There la no
clew, and no known motive for the
He Threatened to Kill Her Be
cause She Had Begun
CREATED SCENE AT
BURIAL OF CHILD
Court Orders His Arrest as Soon
as Fact of His Having Terror
ized Woman Is Known
He Will Be rrose
cuted. Martinsburg, W. Va.,' August 19.
During a lit of temporary Insanity In
duced by fear of her husband, Mrs.
Mary E. Jones, of this city, early
this morning sent a bullet crashing
Into her forehead at tne homo of her
sister, Mrs. George White, and died
-Mrs. Jones arrived from Rldgway,
Berkeley county, Saturday afternoon
for the purpose of appearing at the
trial of her husband, Jtobert Jones,
who had been arrested on a charge
of cruelty to his wife. The case came
up In Justice Felker's court this
morning. The couple had been liv
ing unhappily together for some time,
and It is claimed that the husband
treated the woman with extreme
A short time ago she took refuge
with her parents at Uldgway. While
there her two-year-old child died and
was buried yesterday, the funeral
being attended by a disgraceful scene
caused by the intoxication of the
Gives Wife Three Days.
Mrs. Jones based her fears on an
assertion Jones made to her brother-in-law.
White, Saturday evening,
when he said: "Tomorrow I am go
ing to Uldgway to bury my boy, and
in three days from - tuen Mary will
be dead. It won't be more than ten
After the tragedy this morning
Justice Felker Issued a warrant for
the arrest of Jones. Ho was sent to
Jail, his little son. Perry, five years
old, accompanying hilm.
Ho Will He Prosecuted.
The court was unaware of the
threats on Mrs. Jones' life or Jones
would have been Jailed probably
soon enough to have preserved her
reason and life. A vigorous attempt
will be made to prosecute him for her
death, though the exact status of the
affair cannot be determined at pres
ent. However, he can be prosecuted
for making threats to kill her and for
the disgraceful scene which he en
acted at the burial of his child.
There Is considerable feeling In this
vicinity against the prisoner. The
fact that ho insisted on his five-year
old son accompanying nim to priso:
is looked upon as a mark of his in
ability to care for the child and this
afternoon the boy as taken from the
cell and turned over to a benevolent
society which will find him a home
FOUND AT FOOT
Identity of Mangled Remains
Is Puzzling Arizona
Bl.sbeo, Ariz., August 19. Officials
of this county ure making an earnest
effort to discover the Identity of a
miner who fell from the top of the
Oliver shaft to the foot or the 1.000
foot level Saturday, and whose head
was ma.hed so badly that Identifica
tion by that means Is Impossible.
Only the chin and part of the back
of hb head remain, the rert having
been torn off in his descent down
Miners on the surface heard a
scream s he fell and when they
searched the mine, discovered a body
so mangled as not to resemble that
of a human being.
Every miner who came from the
shaft has been scrutinized but thus
far none have been reported missing
and it Is a mystery as to who the
dead man may be. Some of (he min
ers believe, he is a Slavonian who re
cently came to work.
SMALL BOY SAVES
Norfolk, Va., August 19. Seeing
his father clubbed into Insensibility
by a negro, late last night, little
Joseph White, seven years old, picked
up a rlile. struck the negro several
blows on the head, put him to lliglit,
and tired two shots at him as he ran.
W. II. White Is tollgate keeper at
tiie ( 'am postella, Bridge. The trouble
with tiie neur i a lose over the pay
ment of toll. White attempted to
shoot the negro in self defense after
the black commenced to club him,
but his assailant caught the revolver
In one hand and held It as he u-cd
the club with the other.
American Commercial Opera
tors Have Full Sympathy
of Fellows Throughout
WILL BE PURSUED
President Small Declares That
There Will Be Plenty of Money
to Rush Strike Even If
It Continues For
Chicago. 111.. August 19. A world
wide telegraphers' strike Is imminent.
It has not been generally known, but
It developed today that the olllcers of
the Commercial Telegraphers' Union
of America have been carrying on ne
gotiations for more than a year with
the Telegraph Clerks' association of
England with a view of bringing
about a working alliance between the
English and American telegraphers.
They have so far succeeded that
sympathetic action In the present
strike is assured. Any attempts to man
the American cable stations at Canso,
North Sydney, and Heart's Content,
Nova Scotia, will result in the refusal
of English operators to handle cable
grams from America.
Should the British end of the trans
atluntic cable be manned by non-union
men, the action would be sure
to precipitate a general strike of all
telegraphers In England.
Socialists Will Co-operate.
That the strike may extend to the
European continent and spread over
tne entire world seems probable. A
M. Simmond, editor of the Chicago
Daily Socialist, the American Nation
al Labor union organ, and delegate to
the international Socialists convention
at Stuttgart, Germany, is authorized
to present before tho convention,
which is practically one of labor or
ganizations, the question of establish
ing a defensive and offensive alliance
between the telegraphers of America,
Europe, Australia and the Orient.
President S. J. Small of the Commer
cial Telegraphers of America said:
"We are assured of the co-operation
of every Socdalist operator of
Europe. They consist of 90 per cent
of the telegraphers of the continent
and three-fourths of the operators of
the British colonies. When non-union
men begin to send cablegrams
from America a walkout from Eng
lish and European otllces is inevit
able. "Already we have 'bottled up' the
Orient by cutting off San Francisco.
If this were not sufficient we have
assurances from the Socialist opera
tors of Japan that during the strike
they will refuse all messages from
America. This strike will demonstrate
to the world that labor Interests are
fully awake to the necessity for uni
Aggressive tactics are declared by
President Small of the striking tele
graphers to be the only hope of vic
tory, and he has planned to put them
Among projects he has outlined are
the calling out of every leased wire
operator not under union contract by
noon Monday, the complete telegrah
plilc isolation f North America by
calling out cable operators at all
points, and a demand for the sanc
tion and active aid of the American
Federation of Labor In the present
The national executive board of
the strikers Is in session to discuss
and ratify the plans of the strike
The attitude of President Small is
said to have dispelled hope of inter
vention by Labor Commissioner Nelll
who, with President Gompera of the
national labor organization, has gone
to New York.
A positive demand for the closed
shop was declared by President Small
today as the only basis for settlement
of the strike.
Washington. D. C. August 19.
Can the Interstate commerce commis
sion, under the present law, assume
Jurisdiction over the telograph sys
tem of the country?
This is a question that has been
brought out forcibly by the great
strike of keymen.
"Even assuming that the telegraph
Is an Instrument of Interstate com
merce," said one of the commission
ers, "and that It was the Intention of
congress to include it under the regu
lative authority conferred in the
Hepburn act, what of it? It would
not help In this situation. The Hep
burn act does not give the commission
any power to take possession of an
instrument of interstate commerce
and operate it, even if it becomes in
operative by strike or otherwise.
"The commission would have, at
most, no more than power to regu
late charges on telegrams sent, and
to make rules in regard to the kind
of service to bo rendered the public.
The commission has no authority to
regulate wages of railway employes
op to adjust wage disputes between
common carriers and their empolye.
No more would It in case of the tele
"i do not see how the commission
could, in any event, do more than
hold an Investigation Into the merits
of the dispute and to make public a
report on It. That might or might
not do good. Just at present, how
ever, there is no call for action by
tho commission of any sort."
I jii'tliqiinUe 111 Porto lilco.
San Juan, l'uito Ilico, August 19.
A perceptible earthquake was no
ticed lie re at 7 o'clock last nlglit anil
at 4 o'clock this morning a heavy
shock was recorded.
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Striking: Women Operators on Picket
VICTIMS OF TROLLEY
All Who Remained on Car
Escaped From Collision
WORK TRAIN HJTS
New York, August .19. One man
was killed outright, a man and a wo
man died of their injuries after be
ing" taken to the hospital, ' and four
other persons were hurt seriously as
the result of a collision this after
noon between - a Coney Island and
Brooklyn trolley car and a dirt train
of the Long Beach railroad, at the
grade crossing of the Manhattan
Beach line of the Long Island rail
road, at Parkville.
The woman was Mrs. Anna Cohen,
about fifty years old, of 291 Pulaski
street, Brooklyn. The two dead men
had not been Identified up to a lato
hour. They were each about twenty
two years old. All the dead and in
jured received their injuries because
they Jumped from the trolley car.
None of those who remained on the
car was hurt.
Accident lit Crossing.
The accident occurred at a cross
ing, where neither the motorman nor
the engineer of the dirt train could
see each other, and the erosslngman
gave a wrong signal, which sent the
The accident was unavoldabfe on
the part of tho trainmen. They man
aged to keep most of the passengers
In their seats, thus preventing more
TWO NEGROES DEAD;
WHITE MAN INJURED
Byram Station, Miss., August 19.
Wash Telford and Jesse Ilobertson, a
negro, were slain and Constable Chas.
Van Buren seriously wounded in a
shooting affray here today.
Van Buren and Telford, In com
pany with Ben Chlsholm, special
agent of the Illinmls Central railroad,
were en route to a camp In search
of a negro for whom they held a war
rant. When within a short distance
of the camp the officers stopped for
a drink of water at the house of a
While seated on her pe.-ch, Ilobert
son made his appearance, and, ap
parently imbued with the suspicion
that he was the object of the olllcers'
quest, opened fire with a revolver.
The first shot struck Van Buren In
the left arm. The negro fired again,
the bullet striking Telford near the
heart. Tho olllcers fired at Hubert-
son, then making an effort to escape
lie tell, nut, regaining his feet, was
shot to death in attempting to crawl
through a barbed wire fence.
J. I-;. K.win, I In- operator In I.oj
AiiKVh". mIiom- iiiMliare cuuvtl tlu
Li 'u I KieraplidV strike.
Duty Outsklo the Postal Building
SHERIFF SAVES TRAMP
Assailant of Minister's Daugh
ter Narrowly Escapes
FINALLY RUN DOWN
BY TWO BLOODHOUNDS
GreenvlMe; ' Pa.t August 19. -Sheriff
Marshall, of CrawTor ounty,
lodged and alleged assailant of Emma
Whitehead, the fourteen year old
daughter of Rev. J. M. Whitehead, of
Turnersvllle, Pa., In Jail here early
today. He was run down by blood
hounds last night in a swamp near
Wick. The assault was committed
KmiiiimhI a Mob.
Since the crime became known, an
Infuriated mob, which was added to
hourly as the news of the assault
spread abroad, has been searching for
the tramp who commited the deed,
and It was only by a small fraction
of an hour that the sheriff found
him first and was able to extend the
protection of the law to him. Sheriff
Marshall, as soon as he found the
man. took a roundabout course for
the Jail here, but he met part of the
mib which insisted on taking the
prisoner, but finally gave in to the
sheriff's Insistence that he muBt bo
The prisoner, while not fully con
fessing, admits enough to fix his guilt.
He has not yet been confronted by
WANT ALIENISTS TO
Concord, N. H., August 19.: At the
Inquiry Into the competency of Mrs.
Mary Baker O. Eddy, counsel for the
"next friends" made a motion that
the musters permit, without delay,
the examination of Mrs. Eddy by
alienists engaged by the plaintiffs,
and that this examination be made
hi court, if Mrs. Eddy was considered
capable physically to undergo the
strain. If too weak to come to court,
the "next friends" insisted that the
test of the alienists be made In her
home. Pleasant View, and that it be
regulated by precisely the same re
quirements as prevailed in the court
session of tile masters.
They asked also that attorney for
the plaintiff be allowed to attend this
examination If In Pleasant View, in
stead of Just one lawyer, as was the
case in the preliminary audience
Wednesday. They further requested
that Mrs. Eddy'.. son, Ueoige W.
(ilover, his daughter. Mary, and the
adopted son. Dr. Foster Eddy, be giv
en the privilege of attending. They
asserted that as they had brought
the lawsuit they were entitled to hear
ull phases of it.
The masters suggested that the
alienists be accompanied by the mas
ters and by the attorneys for each
The attorneys for the "next
friends" at once said that they would
approach Ir. Henry H. Steadham and
lr. Oeorge T. Tuttlu to make the ex-
I amlnatlon. Counsel for the defense
asked for delay until next Tuesday
before consenting to the arrange
ments. The hearing was adjourned
SLAYER OF BOY
Solomonvllle, Ariz., Aug. 19. Ig
nacio 1'iieros. the natlw who killed
a te.i-year-old boy at San Jo.se near
here a few days ago, without any
provocation. Is a prisoner at the coun
'.y jail. He declares that he d: l not
ki "",v what he was doing when he
liied the fatal shot and he will plead
Peeiiior here I so hiirh aff.iinst the
1 man that he may be removed to some
'o h'r c ui;'.y jail until Ills trial is
I h : I.