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El Paso, Texas,
Jnne 10, 1910 - - - 14 Pages
Xew Orleans, La., June 10MucH significance fa attached to the proposed vlSit of ,e Japae9 battled
fleet to arexico, according: to advices from Central America.
Lntiu-Amerlca Is inclined to regard the visit, which Is to be made upon the occasion of Mexico's centennial
celebration of Her Independence, as a diplomatic stroke by Japan and rumor are printed of special envoys fcclas
sent to carry on negotiations -with the Central American republics.
It is also claimed that Japan will take advantage of the visit to bring about a treaty relative to a canal la
Nicaragua for which England will furnish the money.
All the News
Herald Prints It First
"White It's Fresh.
JAPAN AND ENGLAND INI
Li h A lii Hi
TEXAS HIT II
BUILD ANOTHER IS
Lone Robber Loots Train
Near Carrizozo and Es
capes With Booty.
Texan Says Outrages Are
Far Wrse Than Practiced
by Spaniards in Cuba.
TO HIS HOME
Two Men Hurt and Houses Mexican Troops Forced to
Wrecked in Vicinity of
Tyler in This State.
STORM DAMAGE IS
DONE IN MISSOURI
Retreat at One Time, But
Regain Their Ground.
Carrizozo. N. M., June 10. Passenger
train No. 2 was robbed at Robsart, six
miles east of here, last night at mid
night by a lone man. Tnerobber got
on the itrain at Carrizozo and compeled
the brakeman at the point of two six
shooters to stop the train at Robsart,
which is a siding.
Passengers in the tourist car were
compeled to give up their money and
valuables. Conductor -Butler lost a dia
mond ring, a gold watch and chain and
over $300 of the ' company's money.
After the robber left the train at
Robsart he mounted a saddle horse,
shot out the tail lights of the train and
rode to the Wlls. A posse left early
this morning in pursuit.
The posse returned at noon without
finding the robber. Four empty pocket
books were found near the track at
Robsart. There was no indication of
th"robber having a horse. The robber
used considerable profanity while re
lieving the passengers of their valu
ables. Several women were compelled
to give up their diamonds. The robber
did not wear a mask and had a boyish
Haul Was Not Heavy.
Santa Fe, N. M., June 10. According
to specials received here, the highway
man who held up the El Paso & South
western train, did not secure so much
plunder as at first reported. The bandit
entered the tourist car and though he
did his work thorooughly, the total
haul of cash is said not tp exceed $300.
he als"o secured considerable jewelry.
Robber Capture Seems Sure.
Dalhart, Tex., June 10. On arrival at
Tucumcari of the train held up and
robbed last night, a special train was
dispatched to the scene of robbery with
officers and bloodhounds. At noon to
day every indication pointed to an early
capture of the robber, as indications
were that the officers were in close pur
suit. A capture was momentarily expected.
The robbery occurred in the dead of
night when all were asleep. They were
roused by the porter from their slum
bers, when the robber pushed a gun
in their faces and made a demand for
Everyone responded and some S300
were taken. At Tucumcari the E. P. &
S- W. passenger agent refunded all the
passengers the amount they had been
The lone robber displayed a quioi at
titude in passing through the trainband
4he passengers did not realize that the
train was being held up until after It
had stopped and the robber escaped.
This is the first holdup of a Rock
Island train since 1906 at Logan, N.
iL, when passengers on train No. 6 were
robbed and the two bandits captured.
They are now serving time at Leaven
POSSES XOW OX THE
TRAIL OF THE ROBBER
A lone train robber, viemg in the
'spectacular and the picturesque with
hold ups of the old days in the west,
robbed a Southwestern train Thursday
It was pulled off by a small man with
two big pistols at midnight at Robsart,
X. M., about seven miles east of Carri
zozo, when Southwestern train No. 2,
eastbound, was held up and its passen
gers robbed of $217.
"Without clues save a meager descrip
tion of the robber, who is described as a
small, dark man, wearing dark trous
ers, a slouch hat after the manner of
the stage bondittl, and weighing about
140 pounds. f.
Fosses have been organized and are
covering the country around Carrizozo
and through the mountainous country
In that vicinity. v
The description of the robber has
been sent broadcast through the vicinity
of the hold-up scene and a reward of
$2500 has been offered by the railroad
for his capture.
lief t Here Thursday Evening;
The train that wes held up left El
Paso Thursday afternoon at 6:55 oclock
in charge of conductor Butler and
brakeman Yicory- The robber boarded
the train at Carrizozo and at 12:07 Fri
day morning forced the brakeman to
bring the train to a stop. He then
marched the brakeman and Pullman
conductor, J. N. Mayer, ahead of him as
he went through the tourist car and
Pullman sleeper. At the robber's com
mand, the trainmen awakened the sleep
ing passengers, who stared with be--wildered
eyes Into the barrel of a re
volver and heard the command to de
liver their money. After be had gone
the length of the tourist car and the
standard sleeper, the robber alighted
from the train and, adding insult to in
jury, shot out the two rear lights of the.
receding train. '
The Amount Secured.
The robber secured ?217 in money and
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ARBITRA TION OF EL
CHAMIZAL AGREED TO
Washington, D. C., June 10. Mexico has agreed to the terms of arbitration
proposed by the United States for the setlement of the Chamiznl zone contro--verjy.
The controversy was over the question of -the boundary between this
country and Mexico In the vicinity of El Pa60.
Senor De La Barra, the Mexican ambassador, informed secretary Knox of
Mexico's acceptance of the arbitration agreement.
The terms of the proposition have been defined only in a general tcnta
live form. A Canadian jurist, whose name has not yet been announced, it Is
said, will be the arbitrator.
The zone includes ail the .outIiern portion of the city of El Paso, and
contains about 5000 American Inhabitants. Its value has been 'estimated at
New Drleans, La., June 10. Capt.
Godfrey Fowler, of Palestine, Tex., for
merly chief of artillery in the Nicara-
(rii-i incnriront Jirmv. 1.-2 h(r tOdflV at
the Cosmopolitan hotel an J w.ll uo 10
1115 Iiunie L 1 aiiroiiuc caw, w...v-
C&PTAIN GODFREY "POWIE32.
declared the cruelties practiced b"y the
Nicaraguan government are far worse
than those which stirred the American
congress to intervene with the Spanisn
rule in Cuba.
Fowler said the inhumanity igamst
prisoners is of the most revolting type.
"When I left Granada in April to sur
render to admiral Kimball," said tne
Texan, "there were 10,000 persons,
nearly all of whom were influential
citizens, merchants -and men of wealth,
in the prisons. Houses were searched
daily by Madriz's soldiers in Granada."
Fowler is a nephew of John H. Rea
San, who was postmaster general of
VISITS EL PASO
Varying from the usual post card and
collection program of the flock of globe
trotters who blow through El Paso with
every trade wind, is Adolpe Schneider,
a German globe trotter, whose press
notices say is a member of a party of
four whd are walking around the world.
Schneider claims to be a German
newspaper correspondent and has a
bale of clippings from the different
papers of the country telling of his
experiences on the trip. The three
others ofjihe party are in South Amer-
lea ancTSiam, where they are beating it
j mankind and incidentally as a means of
i mnkinc- a llvinsr. Schneider is a husky
big chap with glasses and curly hair.
He seems to be getting iat on tne giooe
FIGHTING- FOR A
Pittsburg, Pa., June 10. With the ar
rival of representative John Dalzfell here
today to conduct in person his defense
of tho charsres of error and fraud in
1 counting the votes in last Saturday's
primaries, made by his opponent, ur.
R. J. Black, the congressional Repub
lican nomination for this district prom
ises a sensational turn and may even
be taken into the courts before it is
brought to a close.
Arguments before the county return
ing board began today, covering the
point of allowing the ballot boxes of 65
precincts to be opened and the votes re
counted. CONGRESS OF MOTHERS
AXD TEACHERS IX SESSION
Denver, Colo., June 10. With tne
general topic "the welfare of the child
in the home, school and nation," the
National Congress of Mothers and
Parent Teachers' association convened
in Denver this morning for a three
days' session. The real work of the con
vention will not begin until this even
ing, when a formal greeting will be
given the delegates by governor
Shafroth and the general topic "the
conservation of children," -will be taken
Mrs. Frederick Schoff, president of
the congress, will deliver an address on
"The Home's Responsibility for Health,
Morality and Good Citizenship."
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9 BHRBiw A Mi vt jmbhebShS It
Tyler, Tex.. June 10. Two meD were
badly hurt, two farm houses swept away
and other serious damage done as a re
sult of a storm wes and south of here
yesterday, according to reports received
Ernest McDougal and Grant Elmore, 1
both of Sherman, were Injured when a J Uayama, a short distance from Valla
dwelling house ou Mrs. Stollings's farm dolid, according to information here.
Was DIOWn away.
Frank Breswster's farm house was I
smashed and scattered, but the family
of eight escaped.
Crops were damaged heavily..
Joplin, Mo.. June 10. A heavy rain
today following that of yesterday, has
flooded every stream in touthwest
j Missouri and serious damage to crops
Jefferson City, Mo;, June 10. The
Missouri river is rising here at the rate
of about six inches every hour, and a
repetition of the flood of 1903 is
Fort Smith, Ark.. June 10. David
Meadows was drowned and a train was
wrecked as a resuk of a storm that
rassed over this section yesterday aft
ernoon. In Fort Smith over an inch of
water fell in an hour. Streets were
flooded and telephone lines were crip
pled. Twenty towns are cut off from
Fort Smith tonight.
TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATION
IS HAVING LARGE TIME
nnn Tmr Tnna 1ftV3Tfvl thf
ClttUUUlU, o-c.x., U..V- -!. .. - - - ;
selection of Port Lavaca as the next
meeting place ana ine eiuuii uj. ui-
fleers, the 31st annual session of the
I Texas Press association closed here this
morning. Tne orncers are: rresiuem,
J. R. Ransome. jr., Enterprise, Cle
burne: vice Drpsident. J. A. Thomas.
Monitor, MIneola: secretary. Sam F.
Harben, Echo, Richardson: treasurer.
C F. Lehman, Herald, Halletsville; es-
! Tavist, ATshlev Erans, isews, Bonham;
I orator, Sumner Lansdale, Courier-Ga
zette, McKinney,: poet, W. Z. Spearman.
This afternoon the members went au
tomobile riding to Hamlin and Anson,
and ending with a banquet in the open
Tomorrow there will be a special train j
to Spur ranch, where they will see a
round up and partake of a chuck wagon
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR SOCIETY
ELECTS OFFICERS AT FT. WORTH
Fort Worth, Tex., june 10. The
southwestern convention of the Young
People's Society of Christian Endeavor .
here this morn'nar elected officers as 1
follows: President. F. !SL Roach, of
McKinney; first vice president,, C. D.
Hall, North Waco: swretary, Charles
Crotty, Galveston: treasurer. L.. E. Soar,
row, Dallas. Five second vice presi
dents were elected as follows: Carl Bee
man, Dallas; Rev. H. H. Price, Tehua-
1 cana' Dr. L. V. Ray, Fort Worth; Rev.
W. G. Walker, San Angelo, and Rev.
J P. Hicks, of Fort Worth.
"VVESTERX ITNIO:V iNTilCTED
AS BUCKETSIIOP OPERATOR.
Washington, D. C, June 11.
The federal grand jury today
returned an indictment against the
"Western I'nion Telegraph com
pany, charging it with 42 vio
lations of the bucketshop law
I 4- of March 1, 1909.
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ARM CREMA TED A T
IT WAS SEVERED
Sam Bennett, the machinist at the- El Pa,o foundry, who bad his rm torn
off by a machine nt the foundry Wednesday morning, ordered the member
cremated and consequently this was done.
At the foundry office it was stated that, It was not known whether the
arm had been burned In one of the furnaces there or at some other place.
He asked to have it burned at the
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rIM Goes To the Band dancert At L
5 T. G.
The Fort; It Played For Him Alone Turner
If one be truly fond of music, and
not in the least enslaved by the con
ventions usually accompanying its en
joyment, an evening spent hearing the
band (concert at Ft. Bliss would not
i be amiss. But for one used to the
l company of many strangers and unused
to desert solitude, the necessary pro
cess is a thrilling undertaking.
"Free band concert at Ft. Bliss,"
sounded at least cheap, and so It 'was
ventured on a scorching day this week,
or was It last week? Detail Is imma
terial In such case. Amid visions of
rugged .garrison scenery, smart officers
with their wives,, and sturdy soldiers
with El Paso sweethearts, all ensemble
before the second best military band in
this country fair, we went. Alas, for
There was a long line of two-story
houses with the names of captains and
lieutenants painted on immaculate porch
steps. There .were trees and lawns with J
FIRST FIGHT IN
Merida, Yucatan. June 10. In the
first clash between Mexican regular
troops and Indian insurgents, the
honors were divided somewhat. The
Mexicans were routed once and the In
The first "encounter occurred near
"- owwi":"'6 cvpeuinuii acia uy
Col. Lara from Dzitas discovered the
rebels entrenched and well prepared
but after a sharp encounter they aban
doned their position and fled to a
The government force femted a re
treat and the Indians returned to their
trenches, opened a fierce fire and the
troops were routed and forced to seek
a better position.
After another brisk exchange of
shots, the insurgents again re'-'viMeu,
leaving in the trenches pools of blood.
bu.t carrying! their wounded with them.
Fearing an ambuscade the reonnoii
ering party returned to the main boCy
of troops between Dzitas and Uayama.
Mexico City, Mex., June 10. The sev
enth battalion of infantry left here to
day for Veracruz en route to th scene
of hostilities in Yucatan.
The gunboat Moerallas nao arrived at
Progresso with another battalion If be
hurried through Merida to join the
forces of Gen. Bravo, commanler of the
military district in which Valladoiid
' Refuse to Accept Boutl.
Monterey, Mex.. June 10. Francnco
Madero, anti-reelectionist can-lilate 'or
president, arrested on Monday, is still
in the penitentiary. At noon yesterday
he was realesed from incommunicado
v.Jt -l.tt, l.v -,,,. l co..-
?a ouweu u , .u . .".
ing he wished to fight the case on its
merits to demonstrate his Innocence
Many friends offered to go on his bail
bond. Attorney Estrada is still incom
municado. It is not known when, the
case will have a hearing. Excitement
NEGRO SAVED BY
Telephone Wire Is Repaii'ed
Just in Time to Caory
Governor's Message. '
Austin, Tex., June 10. J. R. Bowmn,
of Amarillo, private .secretary 0 the
governor of Texas, acting on Instruc
tions of the state executive, endeavored
to get into communication over the long
distance telephone with Kuntsville last
n?oVi ?n ri-r?fT in fmrnt a 5tfirr est VA
..tlnn for 5 davs in the ca;5e of John
w 'e a ne&ro; sentenced to hang in
KuntsviUe today and on acc0uut of the
storm for a lo..g time it seemed im
possible, but at 2 oclock this morning
connection was established and the
executive order given.
The action follows information that
proof is likely forthcoming that the
negro is Innocent.
: WOMEN GARMENT
. WORKERS TO STRIKE
! Boston, Mass.. June 10 A
general strike of 20,000 to 30,000
I cloak makers in New York city
was authorized this afternoon by
? the Women Garment Workers
International union. The date
and arrangements for the strike
were left in the hands of a spe-
! cial committee.
foundry, where he lost it In the ma- I
actual grass on them. Opposite were
the soldiers quarters, we opined huge,
asyjum looking buildings across a wild
erness of nothing in particular.
But quite in the center of the wilder
ness stood a band stand, and from the
pagoda structure came mujjic. We
heard the music, lik.ng music, especial
ly good music The music was good,
we agreed. But where were the sol
diers and the officers and those from
the city? We stood quite alone on the
avenue of trees, there on the brink of
the wilderness with the bSnd playing,
so it seemed, for our especial benefit.
We were alone. - i
We hoped that the soldiers would
come. It was just a bit embarasslng
to be played to by a brass band, a
perfectly proper, polite brass band,
without anybody else In the immediate
vicinity. It reminded one of attending
the first performance of "The Southsea
Queen" on that night in Paw Paw,
Of the "Murder Of
Alma Kellner At LoutsvilL
jdsHPH" -7?LnTJmGr IN"
Police departments everywhere have been asked to look for Joseph
"Wendling, who has been indicted for the murder of little Akna Kellner, the
Syearold girl who was found In a cellar in St. John's parochial school, at
Louisville. Ky. This picture is beln2 sent out.
Southampton, Enlnnd, June 10. Theodore Roosevelt Is homeward bound
Accompnniefl by Mrs. Roosevelt, Kermit, Ethel and Mm. Nicholas Lohj:
north, lie sailed on the Hamburg:-American liner Kaiserln Aupraste Victoria,
.shortly after noon.. The steamer Is due at quarantine the nlht of June 17,
but the former president will not land In New York, until the following morn
ing. AYfacn the Kaiserln Auguate Victoria turned her prow Yvertvrard this aft
ernoon Mr Roosevelt found himself on the final lap of what in many respectx
has been the most remarkable trip ever accomplished by a private citizen.
His hunting: trip In Africa, his series of speeches in Egypt and Europe and
his controversy vrlta the Vatican have excited the liveliest Interest through
out the world. A program of entertainments has been carried out In his hon
or fcuch as perhaps had never before been arranged for one who had retired
to private life.
His final day in England was one of seclusion and rest. He was the
guest of jir Edward Grey at the latter's home in Hampshire and together
they tramped for hoars through a forest, the ancient royal hunting grounds,
rich in its fauna and flora.
MANY NEW PERSONS
COME TO DALHART
Dalhart, Tex.. June 10. F. R. Den
nis, Peoria, 111., arived last night
with 27 Peoria men, who will become
actual residents of Dalhart and vicin
ity representing half a million dollars.
This represents the largest body of
settlers in the history of the county to
come in at one time.
Fine rains have put the crops and
grass in first class shape and the coun
try is blossoming with prosperity.
There were more actual transfers of
property yesterday than for any time
in past years.
NEW AWNINGS FOR
Awnings are being hung on the
sunny side of the Rio Grande skyscrap
er to keep the afternoon sun out of
other folks who dwell in the big build- I
Mich., when oneself was the only per
son in the theater besides the young
woman who played the piano and her
two assistants. And, too, except for the
band and, the buildings, it was a good
deal like life on a Colorado sheep
ranch, except for the absence of sheep.
At last the soldiers appeared. They
were surrounding a sprinkling wagon,
whatever that signifies. One, In brown
overalls, doubtless a prisoner, "ufas driv
ing the wagon, another in the same
guardhouse garb was walking directly
behind the sprinklers, from which came
no water. And, walking in the rear
was a uniformed soldier wearing white
gloves and carrying a gun. Perspira
tion, or was it tears, rolled down the
face of the white gloved one. for ho
toiled under his rifle as if on parade.
It was evident that the prisoners were
having the easiest time of it, one rld-
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XJH1TOKJA. OP SOLDIER OF
DESERTED BABY IS
FOUND ON DOORSTEP
Harris Fainily, 2915 Ala
meda Avenue, Will Give
Child a Home.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Harris, of 2915
Alameda avenue, were awakened Wed
nesday morning at 3 oclock by faint
cries. Both were sleeping on their
screened porch and commenced an in
vestigation which led them to the front
porch, where they found a package
from which came the sound of a baby's
voice. They opened the package and.
found a little blue eyed plump baby
girl about seven or nine months old.
Pinned to its dress and a bundle of
clothing tied to it was a note which
"Dear Mrs. Harris: I am going to
leave town; I give you my baby for
you are better able to take care of it
than I am. God will mess you ror be
ing good to it.
Mrs. Harris Immediately took the
little one into the house and says she
I will keep it. The child has a fair com
plexion, blue eyes and is fat and
MAN SWIMMING RIVER
35 CANS OF OPIUM ON HIS PERSON
HELD AS SMUGGLER
Isaac Blum, who snys that he liven in Jnarez, was arrested by customs
officers Gregerson, ncflin nnl Bernard Fridny inorninpr n a charge of
smuggling opkim Into the United States. f
He bwrmi the river with 33 cans of opium in his possession, it Is charged.
He was apprehended by the officers and taken to the police station and later
before commissioner George B. Oilier, who fixed the prisoner's boad at $2500.
The case was postponed until next Monday morning to allow the prisoner
to obtain counsel.
Campbell Refuses to Sign
Petition Asking for Sub
mission at the Primaries.
JOHNSON AND JOE
BAILEY MAY MEET
Austin, Tex., June 10.. Governor
Campbell this morning refused to sign
a petition to the Democratic state ex
ecutive committee to place the question
of submission of a state wide prohibi
tion amendment to the ballot in the pri
mary election on July 24. He said he
refused on account of newspaper no
toriety. BAILEV AM) JOIEVSOX
3IA1T MEET IS DEBATE
Decatur,, Tex., June 10. Cone John
son, candidate for the nomination by
the Democrats for governor, and. sen
ator Joe Bailey will hold a joint de
bate here July IS. at the "Wise county
old settlers reunion if the committee of
arrangements plans are carried out
Both men have been Invited to speak
on that day from the same platform.
IT both accept a crowd of at least 20,
000 will attend. Replies have not yer
been received from either Bailey or
SEXTER ASH THOMAS TO
HOL.D DEBATE IX BAILi5
Dallas. Tex.. June 10. State senator
E. G. Senter, this morning sent a te'e
gram to H. Bascom Thomas, candidate
for Democratic nomination foe lteuien-
pant governor of Texas, agreeing to
joint debate tomorrow evening m ijai
las. The message was sent to Stam
ford, where Thomas is scheduled to
speak today. This follows Thomas's
j open cnallenge, benter s acceptance
naming J?ort worm, ana rnomas s ae
clining to engage In a debate in Fort
Worth, because it is outside Senter's
WALL TORN DOWN
Adobe Support For Roof of
Kinsela Building Found
At a special meeting or the city coun
cil held Friday morning, the special
building committee appointed to in
spect the condition of the adobe wall
adjoining the site of the new Fewell
building reported that the wall was
extremely dangerous and recommended
that it be removed. The committee,
composed of J. J. Stewart, W. H- Rat
tenbury and T. J. Holland, found the
wall to be cracked and broken and a
The report was heard by the city
council and was referred to the build
ing committee and to the building in
spector with instructions to serve notice
on Simon Kinsela, who owns the prop
erty, to have the wall removed. Acting
mayor Hewitt, who is also chairman
of the building committee of the coun
cil, stated after the meeting- that the
city attorney would be consulted re
garding the ordered removal of the
wall and that the building Inspector
would be Instructed to proceed with the
formal notice of removal at once.
SODA WATER CLERKS
GO OUT ON STRIKE
The steam roller hit five boys em
ployed at the Elite confectionery
Thursday evening, and as a result five
new boys are jerking sodas at the
Oregon street confectionery. A strike
agitator developed among the fizz
workers and when one of them was
reprimanded by Frank Pickrell, the
assistant manager, the boys pulled off
their white coats and walked out.
A' crew of new boys went to work
Friday morning, mixing limeades and
sodas. The striking boys are now
hunting for jobs elsewhere.
NOTED MINISTER DIES.
Philadelphia. Pa., June 10. Rev.
Charles A. Dickey, one of the best
known Presbyterian clergymen of the
United States, former moderate of the
general assembly, died today after a