Newspaper Page Text
A IS the Xcwj
Ei Paso, Texas,
April 13, 1910-16 Pages
While It' Frca.
few York X. "F., April 13. An estenshe raid on dealer In "White Slave V was started today with the arrest
and arraignment of six men in a Brooklyn court. The police state that warrants are out for 20 others. Eight girls
were in court to testif j against the prisoners.
Oae of the girls was only nine years old. The eldest was hut 15. They all told the same story that the had
been lured to a moving picture show, where candy or other cheap presents wero given them and they were then taken
to some house maintained as a resort of the -white slave hand's acti-vlties.
Agent of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children haie been on the trail of the hand for nionths.
Captures the Laurels in Big Shriner Pageant in the Cres
cent City Burros Sold at Auction in Hotel Lobby
After Parade Frank Leake Calls on the
El Paso Shriners.
Xew Orleans, L, April 13. The Dl Paso El Maida burro patrol was given
at constant ovation from Robert E. Lee square through the entire length of
Canal street. The burro patrol follow ed Hella and EI Mlno patrols. The
Picayune says the El Pasoans comprised the most unique feature of the parade.
El PaHO Is the most talked of of any del egation. The hats and scrapes on the
street caused a stampede of the carious about the El Paso Shriners.
El Paso was cheered from end to end of the parade. P. E. Kern's bbnrro
laid down In front of the judges' stand. After the parade the burros -were
sold at auction In the lobby of the Grunewald and brought from ?15 to 27
each. ShrlHers from all parte of the c ountry are taking them home. "Doc
Brady, John TVyatt, George Green, past Imperial potentate, and Frank C.
Jones, poteatatc of El 3IIna, were the auctioneers. The auction was attended
by a big crowde.
The EI Paso delegation vrill give a dinner "Wednesday evening at Fabach
cr's fameHs restaurant.
Frank Leak called on the El Paso d elegatlon this morning, but refused to
say where he Is located.
Five hundred Texas delegates are a tteading the conclave of the Cobles of
the Mystic Shrine, and there are 3000 m ore Tcxans here enjoying the city's
hospitality. Robert Page, of EI Paso temple, is the tallest Shriner here,
local paper says he measures seven feet, two Inches.
ELEVEN SHOW GIRLS
IN WRECKED AUTO
Ma'diine Overturns ISTear Los
Angeles and All Are
Iios Angeles, CaL, April IS. Eleven
persons, chorus girls and attaches of a
local theater, were injured, none seri
ously, early this morning- -when an auto
mobile in -which they -were riding' -was
ditched near Pasadena. The accident
was the result of another accident. P.
TV. Turnbull, of Pasadena, alighted
from a street car and the automobile
struck him a glancing blow.
The driver turned around to see -what
had happened and lost control of his
rar, -which swerved into a ditch and
ELEVEN" ME3T ARE
CRUSHED TO DEATH.
Easton, Pa., April 13. Eleven
men, all foreigners, were crushed
to death in the stone quarry of
the Nazareth Portland Cement
company, near Nazareth today.
A premature explosion tore
5000 tons of stone loose, cover
ing the -victims.
EL PASO CASES OX APPEAL.
San Antonio, Texas, April 13. Fourth
court of appeals, El Paso cases: Affirm
ed: Leonards Ruedas et al. vs. John L.
O'Shea"; R. D. Gage and J. E. Bowen
trustees, vs. W. E. Lowe ei al.
Porto Mauria-io, Italy, April 13. Theodore Roosevelt and Kermlt left at 2:30
oclock this afternoon by train for Venice, where they are due to arriie at 2
odock tomorrow morning. They will remain there until 2 oclock in the after
noon, when the Journey to "Vienna will be resumed.
3Irs. Roosevelt and Ethel will reaiain here.
The former president and his son traveled today in a special car placed at
their disposal by the government. The popular demonstration at Roosevelt's
departure nil bHt exceeded that which marked his arrival. Throughout the
utreets flaming posters bore the message "jCome Back Soon."
Mr. Rooseelt was escorted to the station by the prefect of police and the
city fathers. As the train pulled out 3Ir. Roose elt stood on the car platform
walvlHg his hat while the band played "The Star Spangled Banner" and the
crowds shouted "Long Live Roosevelt."
INDIANA LOVE FEAST
WITH KERN PRESIDING
Indianapolis, iHd., April 13. Prominent Democrats from many states gath
ered in this city today for a --celebratlo n of the birthday of the Jefferson "love
feast," under the aHspices of the Indian a leaders of the party.
A banquet for 000 persons will be held tonight. JohH "V. Kern, Demo
cratic candidate for vice president in the last campaign, will he toastmastcr.
The speakers include Joseph W. Folk, of Missouri; William Sulzer, of
Xew Yorks governor 3Iarshall, of Indiana, and Lafayette Pence, of Colorado
3(iamL Ariz., April 13. Mrs. Eda. Allen was found In her residence this
nerBiar brutally murdered, her brains scattered oier the floor.
Her husband had committed suicide.
The sheriff left Globe for the scene of the murder.
ISetfc are from Texas.
LAWYER .IN THAW
CASE IN TROUBLE
Judge Talks as If He Thinks
Extortion Was Attempted
' by Attorney.
New York, N. Y., April 13. Clifford
W. Hartridge, one of the attorneys who
defended Harry Thaw in his first trial
for the murder of Stanford "White, .fail
ed today In an effort to collect from
Mrs. Copely Thaw, ihe prisoner's moth
er, the balance of 5SJ2.000 for counsel
fees and disbursements, which he
claimed was due him.
More than that, judge Holt, of the
United States circuit court, made a
sensational statement that an inquiry
was called for regarding the profes
sional conduct of Hartridge and to de
termine whether ground existed for a
Hartridge had already been paid $32,
000. RAIN AND HAIL
IN TRINIDAD, COLO.
Trinidad. Colo., April 13. A
torrential storm of hail and rain,
which broke over the city late
last night, continued today.
The foundations of the armory,
a two story brick building, col- A
lapsed this morning and. serious
damage has been done to other J
'buildings In the business dis-
Dr. Swope and Wife Uncon
cerned About Charge of
BROKEN WITH GRIEF
Kansas City. Mo., April 13. After
sitting with apparent unconcern for
two dajrs in the courtroom, Mrs. Logan
O. Swope gave away to her emotions
and wept bitterly as she talked to
newspaper men soon after, the trial of
3r. B. C. Hyde opened this morning.
Recalling her home when Col. Swope
was alive and no serious factional strife
was apparent in the Swope family, the
gray haired woman contrasted it with
the present lonely residence.
"I am not in this courtroom by
choice," she continued. "My presence
here is due only to a desireto see
justice done and the guilty convicted
It is no pleasure to sit here and under
go this ordeal, but it is my duty, and
I will suffer much to perform it prop
erly." "While her mother talked, Mrs. Hyde
sat a few feet away, laughing and talk
ing with her husband, accused of mur
dering her father.
In the midst of her tears, Mrs. Swojje
stopped speaking for a. moment and
silently regarded the defendant and his
Then, sobbing violently, she began to
"irLZll- Hyde came
Then, supported by her attorney, she
arose and left the courtroom.
Although Dr. Hyde Is still affable and j
smiling, he expressed discomfiture to- j
day at the slowress with which the
jurors are being obtained.
"1 hope this Is the last day of ques
tioning the veniremen," he said. "I
want to get through the trial as soon
A. F. LUCKIE IS
KILLED m ROW
Shooting Occurs 30 Elites
From Artesia W. T.
Artesia, N. M.. April 13? A. F.
Luckle was shot and killed at Cedar
Point, 30 miles northeast of Artesia,
Details are meager, but the direct
cause of the quarrel was over a bottle
of whisky,, it, Is sirid.
"W. T. uold is in custody at the
place of the tragedy and I). "W. Runyon
deputy sheriff, has gone to the scene
Roswell, N .M.. April 13. Wm. T.
Arnold, a prominent old timer, was
brought in from Turkej' Track ranch,
40 miles southeast of here, charged with
shooting and killing A. S. Luckie yes
terday afternoon at 4 oclock. The kill
ing occurred at Cedar Point. Arnold
appeared before justice R. D. Bell and
promptly furnished $5000 bond for his
appearance at a preliminary trial to
morrow. 1 JOHNSON HAS NO
Prize Fighter Will Be Tried
In Chicago Court hy
Chicago, 111., April 1C Jack John
son's training, which began Monday,
only to be interrupted by cold yester
day, was forced further Into the back
ground today by the necessity of John
son to appear in court in connection
with alleged automobile speeding.
When Johnson -was arrested two
weeks ago, he demanded a trial bv a
jury which should contain two colored
men, but none of the latter were among
the veniremen present in judge Going's
31erldlan, Miss., April 13 Tom O'Xell,
cers in v. fight In the basement of the jail.
A crowd of nearly two thouand took
and hanged him.
Afterward the body was lowered, the
Aempie was Killed by O'Xelll when
pi ftp TfinsT Tiirni nnntip inns
UUsu illlUfih liSLi UUIfilu islliij
- , I I
D; j B
wmKfKL&kz ""' .'' &sLsaV
BBSnv'Eriif iisfc& B
:"' - . 'I
Col DurcA3sr S.Cqofbr
The Clondcroft hotel is a certainty. The contract was sifrned today between H. J. Simmons, Kenernl' manager of
the 'Southwestern railroad on the part of the company, and Frank Powers, of El, Paso, the builder.
The contract specifies that work is to begin as soon on possible, but the building vrill not be completed in time
for this year's summer season. i
The cost of the building and Improicinents -irlll he $100,000.
The bnlldlnp: Trill be two stories withe basement, finished on the exterior in cement mission finish. . (
An soon as the frost is out of the ground and excavations cai begin, Mr. PoTrers will hejrln the work.
Cashier of the Pacific Ex
press Company Is Biughly
Handle by Assailants.
HIT ON HEAD
Slugged by a blow in the back of the
neck, and rendered senseless for the
moment, AL T. Bradley, cashier of the
local Pacific Express company offices,
suffered attack Dy three unidentified
men shortls after S oclock last night
The highwaymen1 obtained nothing of
value, but succeeded In painfully injur
ing their victim.
The attack occurred at the sandy va
cancy northeast of the union station
yards. Mr. Bradley had left the office
later than usual, and was making a
short cut to his home at 720 Mundy ave
nue. After being delayed by a freight
train, and passing a number of men
and women pedestrians, he met three
men, but his suspicions were not
aroused until too late. After passing
the men, without warning he received
a blow at the base of the skull. The
cashier fell on his face and lapsed into
Regaining his senses, Mr. Bradley felt
hands rifling his left side and trousers
A call for, help was responded to by
a brakeman carrying a. lantern. The
three men disappeared in the darkness.
Unassisted, Bradley, still "dazed, pro
ceeded to his home, where his wife
dressed his wounds. Besides a huge
bruise on the neck, evidently made-by a
professional's sand bag, there was a
painful hurt on the left leg, apparently
made by the boot of one of his assail
ants during the rough handling he suf
fered. There was Utile of value missing from
the cashier's pockets. His watch fob
was missing, having been broken from
the watch, which remained in the
Owing to the darkness and the sand I
storm which almost blinded Mr. Brad
ley was unable to obtain any valuable
description of his assailants. It Is con
sidered more than probable rhat they
were recent freight train arrivals, than i
any persons familiar with the habits of
the casher and whose gnorance mght
ead them tp believe that he carried any
large sums of money.
SADDI2ER EXDS LIFE.
Dallas, Tex., April 13. Michael G.
Clark, -aged 58, shot and killed himself
in the wholesale saddlery house of Pad
gitt Bros., early this morning. The body
was found by employes with a revolver
near by. A bullet had penetrated the
brain. He had been foreman of the plant
25 years. It is said worry over the
leather -workers' strike caused the
a negro who killed jailer Temple here today, was hot and killed hy offo
O'Neill from the officers before he died, carried him to' a telephone pol,
1 .. " x
throat cut, the clothing saturated with kerosene and set on fire.
the jailer went to the assistance of a
Governor Gives Libertv to
Senator's Slayer as Soon
as Court Affirms 20
Xashvllle. Tenn., April 13. The su
preme court today affirmed a verdict
In the case of the state against Col. D.
B. Cooper and his son, Robin, as to Col.
Cooper, but reversed the lower court as
to Robin Cooper.
Both had been sentenced to 20 yeara
in the penitentiary foj- the murder of
United States senator Cnrmack in No
Gov. Patterson Immediately pardoned
Col. Cooper. The pardon coming so soon
after the action of the court created a
Railroad Alleges That Combinations) at San .Antonio
Bleed the Roads For Damages and That a Fair Trial
of Such a Case Is Impossible Blames the -
Unions For Much of tSe Business.
San Antonio, Ta April rot tlolnicof ni ,te
get a crutch aad walk down the atrcet. Yonll he stopped a dozea times In tw
block by some 4booter,vrecommendIns: a firm of damage Knit lawyer.'
Thus testif led Lee "VY. Earnest, elalm agent 'for the S. 4. V. P. railroad,
la the case of H. J. Cleary vs. T. J. Freeman, receiver of the I. & G. ., during
the hearing of a motion in the 57th district court for n change of -reaue.
The railroad company had set forth that a fair trial could not be had ia
Bexar county on account of the prejudice that 1 Raid to exlxt against rail
roads. The railroad company further alleged that a combination existed
whereby the damage suit Industry ivnn boosted: that the road had been sad
dled fvlth immense verdicts by juries prejudiced against it.
During: the course of hi testimony Earnest stated that labor union in
fluences and those affiliated Tvlth labor tinlnui are responsible for mnck i
1iir damnjre suit r.'dustry: 'hai danntf' si.lt lavor- iosi-i the M-u of !!.
iC. suit and ! culnte the b lief anion; the common people: that a omlilua
tlon exists whereby damage suit Inwjer3 fcaie a corps of 'itrikeri" or "boost
ers," ivho drum up business for them; thut rnilrond companies d not tret r,
Kcntntivc juries In Ptrini county In the trial of their cases: that the preju
dice nsralnst railroads In Bexar county Is so much rreater tban In aay other
county there can he no comparison; that frequently, in damage .nlt trials, ae
and his attorneys had made a list of jurymen wliom they be l-cd atlorne..-. for
the plaintiff -nould "scratch," and that In nlmot eery Instance th.- nnme:
ere "scratched;" that while barratry
charge ! not sr'u.nd 1 j t" re he! tip
"booster" prior to the actual bringing
HENRY STILL IN
Texas Congressman Braves
Uncle Joe's "Wrath Over
TVashingrton, D. C. April 13. Repres
entative Henry, of Texas, and speaker j
Cannon had another tilt in the house to- j
day when the session opened. J
Henry rose as soon as the chaplain J
finished his prayer but the speaker an- !
nounced that there could be no parlia- j
mentary question until "the journal ras j
TVhen the clerk finished the journal
Henry said: "I rise to a question of or
der. T wouid like to know whether
the speaker can -see a quorum. I can't
Speaker Cannon then counted the
house, finding 116 present and no quo
rum, and ordered a call of the bouse.
Henry declared he will try to compel
Cannon to secure a quorum every day.
JAIL ALMOST BlRS.
New Haven, Conn., April 17.. Fire
today almost destroyed the New Haven
county jail, following the burning of
wooden buildings adjoining occupied
by the New England Chair company.
Six firemen are missing and m?ny fire
men were injured.
deputy whose revolver the negro
i HHMSC?PisVv9KBflSliSBflsH I
jK i BBflBBBHslHHsU
B.03I37 O COOPSR,
it not practiced as such, yet the direct J
no agreement between lawyer and
I.i of the client.
SXGW AD RAIN
KAI,r. AHOL'XD GLOBE
Globe. Ariz.. April 13 A cold
drlzzily rain started this morn
ing and is apparently general,
there i shot in the mountains.
MASS MEETING OF
At S oclock:, Thursday night, there will be a ma meeting In the 34th dis
trict court room for the purpose of ratifying the three candidate for-election
to the school board named by the business men's committee at a recent meet
ing held In the chamber of commerce.
Thene candidate are J. H. McBroom. Dr. II. E. Steeaon and JhIIh
Krakauer, who have been named to succeed Joha H. Harper, TV. L. Galne aad
Henry TVelich. whose term expire In the school board next month.
The call for the mass meeting, Thursday nlecht. which wa hcaed by hmrt
prominent citizen, haa been circulated and the following new signature have
been added thereto: J. M. Ranolds, TV. M. Bntler, John TV. Morse, G. B. Bavin
C. L. Cnspary, jr.. S. Aronsteln, J. M. Hay. '
All of the candidate ob the citizen'. ticket will addre the meeting aad judge
J. M. Goggln i I,o slated for a peech. Judge Goggla will probable preside.
SAFE DYNAMITED AND
$2500 TAKEN IN LOOT
Elect, Texa, April l.WThe Harold Bank and Mercantile Compaq at
Harold just across the Hue la TVUIbarger couaty, was entered hy cracksmen
late lat Bight and the safe blown open.
The robber obtained $200 In .silver
Officers today are searching Tor
fled Into Oklahoma.
There were two robber and they Wd aitroglycerine to Mow the afe.
Three charges cre required before the door yielded aad by that time the citi
zens were awakened hy the explosion. aad rihcd to the scene.
The robbber vcre too. quick for them. hnwM-., ,,i j. , ,
""' "oweier, and escaped ea horseback:
in an easterly direction.
. 'They fired twice at the approaching cm. but no person" was hit! It t,
helleved they are the same men who robbhe.l the postofflce at Jollv, cast
here, Friday night.
This Munificent Gift Insures
Completion of Boarding
ONLY $5000 MORE TO
CARRY OUT PLANS
Pullman Porter Prevented
Committee From Meeting
Can a woman keep a secret? "Hlsa
Mabel K. Stafford, Reneral secretary ot
the Young: "Woman's Christian associa
tion In this city, Is iacliaed to think oae
It Is nearly tvro months siace Mrs.
Russell Sage of Xeir York virtually
committed herself- to a ?1 0,800 ?rift for
the Y. AY. C. A. boarding: home for-Trrk-inp:
sir. Certain conditions reraalaed
to be met aad public announcement vra
made only this morning at a meetiagr
of the committee Having In charge the
building of the borne. During all these
weeks Miss Stafford and one er two
other women have kept absolutely se
cret the fact ef this great beaefactioa.
Building IVew Assured.
Mrs. Sage's 510,000 gift completes th
,Unmin tM 2J2 2i
fund for the building'. It will only b
necessary now to raise $3000 more in
order to furnish and equip fully botn.
the boarding home and the down town,
headquarters of the Y. TV. C. A. and to
insure adequate maintenance for next
year. In view of the fact that with
Mrs. Sage's gift $23,000 has already been,
raised. It ought not to be hard to col
lect the balance needed, $5000. from
local sources. Tag day will be set for
an early date and several thousand dol
lars should result from the efforts of
the girls and the members of the var
ious committees withlu the next, few
weeks. How It Came About
There is quite a little story connected
with Mrs' Sage's gift. It will be remem
bered that a. strong campaign, was car-
(Continued, .on Page Sixteen.)
currency, aad escaped, leaving bb
Ik believed the ,'5egglBen'
1 MBstNM li