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El Paso, Texa,
July 7, 1910 10 Pages
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Phoenix Bunch Gets Floral
at El Paso.
GOING TO REUNION
AT DETROIT, MICH.
Locking arms like lonr lost brothers,
Bill El Paso greeted Bill Phoenix at the
union station, Thursday morning: as the
Arizona Statehood special train pulled
into the station. Then the Phoenix jSlks I
and their friends detrained Ions enoh
t rrx-nvo VA Paso's irrcetintrs and a die:
floral horse shoe from the hA Paso Elks J
lodjre. . . ,
Hiding in state on t'lie finest and last-
reached El Paso shortly after 11 oclock,
lmin made wliat is claimed to be the
Tosrwt trim from MancoiKi to El Paso
that has ever been made b- anything
running on wheels. Leaving Maricopa, 30
minutes ahead of the Uolden State lim
ited, the pride of the golden west, the
state-hood snecial reached El Paso more
than an hour ahead of the limited train,
xistablishing a record lor interstate travel -,
which promises to stand.
The Hks' special train left Phoenix ,
at 9 oclock Wednesday evening to tie-,
z e l.w.c-;. inr1 ,nTil t;TiA fliperinr
of a large crowd which had assembled
at the station to see the statenooa spe
A Fine Train.
The special train consists of three
Etandard Pullman cars, a diner, an ob
conntlnntyir o lifA aovinc station Wllil
1 1 i.L : Munfinn OTirl n lm.fr- f
ga car and a passenger coach which is 1
nrlh i.f-,V,Mii.riAnriTi Lav-
in- Phoenix with 80 members of the
tlVi SL vit-a w ,A t. the rlif-
forent stations bv otfoer Arizona Elks
Huj, i.uc .- . v. . x?n.,
. .i v 3 t1i. :i. v a !, ,rf i
iSmbS : moreThan'9(J Tbythe time J
, , tti Tm Tho -rrin w-i; in
reached El Paso The warn was in
!i . V JT rrCmT T,7nHnTi to
that runs irom Maricopa junction M
Phoenix and then runs oacK again, ne ,
special tram will irom .hi laso to ,
Kansas City and from there to Unicajro,
where the Elks' party will remain until j
the morninjj of July 10th, w'nen the last (
leof the trip to Detroit will be made in j
time to arrive -there for the opening ot i
the national convention.
The El Paso deception.
I'pon tlie arrival of the Phoenix Elks
in El Paso, they were met at the union
station by the special committee com- j
rased of exalted ruler "Walter Scott, r
iiifloro r IV MnxshnJl TVr. (i. H Hiirfrins I
and a farpe number of tho local Elks. '
Judge Marshall welcomed the Arizona, J
est special tram that ever eaane oul ui 3000 miles away, under the tropical sun
the territory, the Phoenix Elks en route j of Mexico, a distant republic His heart
i. tli Detroit national convention, voarned for the warm sun without the
antlered ooys to .fc.1 raso ana on oenaii -as turned in about 11 oclock wednes
of El Paso lodge Xo. 187, presented t-he J day uiht.
pilgrims with a large floral horsesnoe The "smoke-up occurred in a room
and wished them all the good luck it j occupied by patrolman Finley and
could brinr them on the trip- The floral ) Smith. Finley was returning home for
offering Tvas accepted by Eupjene Brady the night and upon opening his door
O'Xeill, brother of the famous Buckey j found the room full of smoke. He suc
CTXeill, on behalf of Phoenix lodge Xo. J ceeded in locating the cause and un
335. He said it would have the place ; crossed the wires, but meanwhile an
of honor on the special train for the re- 1 alarm had been turned in.
mainder of the trip. The visiting Elks j Further dnvesttigation of the room
were then escorted to a special street car 1 showed plainly that it had been visited
and taken on a joy ride over the city I by burglars. Bureau drawers were
and to Juarez on a sightseeing trip. The j found pulled out and everything dis
visitors were also invited to be the j arranged. An examination of the wln
gueste of the El Paso lodge at luncheon dow showed that it had been forced,
at the Elks' club, but owing to the un- ' Only a few articles of clothing were
certaintv of the schedule, this was de- j missing, however, having been taken
cHned by the Arizonians. After the j from Frnlej 's trunk,
street car ride, the Elks returned to the j
station and left on their special train at
1:05 p. m ahead of the Golden State
Eugene Bradv O'Xeill is as striking a
character as his famous brother who
lotr his life with the Bough Eiders at I
the battle of San Juan hill. He is the
3eading knight of the Phoenix lodge in
addition to being a candidate for con
gress when Arizona becomes a sure
The only event, of the run from
Phoenix to El Paso was the stealing of
the two big banners which decprated the
siies of the special train proclaiming to
the world that Arizona and her statehood
s-pecial was on earth. The banners,
which were made espeeiany for the triu,
were taken from the sides of the cars
between Tucson and Benson. Total loss
$75: no insurance.
An ostrich epr breakfast at Kansas
City is the menu which the Phoenix Elks
will have served them Friday morninc.
A basket of ostrich eggs from the
Phoenix ostrich farm were feored care
fullv away in the cold storage depart
ment of tflie buffet car and will be served
scrambled to the Arizonians on the spe
Eugene Bradv O'Xeill may be a brother j
of a Bough Eider, but George Kirkland,
one of the folks on the special, is a real
Bough Eider, having been a member of
the crack Arizona troop.
H. L. Dunbar, of the Arizona Demo
crat, of Phoenix, is the publicity depart
ment on legs of the Phoenix special. He
has 10,000 pamphlets which shout the
praises of Phoenix and Ofae Salt Eiver S
i1Tqt. 1?nnn nZnr, .t lu Tnm.)v
valley, 15.000 copies of the Democrat's
(Continued on Page Two).
HOME FOR HIGHER
COURTS OF STATE
AhsUh, Texan, July 7. In the desire of the city of Austin lo secure from
ke special session of the Texas legislature a donntlon of a portion of the old
capitol jcroundx for the erection of a Carnegie library, the city will likely en
coHHter the opposition of governor Campbell.
The governor's legislative program does not include a reference to the
old capitol RTOnndH vrhile the special session is In progress hut It i known that
he Intends askng the next regular session to appropriate funds Jo build a state
conrthouse on the ground ia question, for the purpose of housing the three
higher courts located here.
The city -would secure the donation of the site for n library and expects
to ask the special session for it for a library. Fifty thousand dollars are avail
able from Andrew Carnegie, provided a suitable site Is donated.
Dr. Ricketts Makes the Trip
in Three Days and Two
Hours; Can You Beat It?
HOME RUN JOURNEY
From New York City, U. S. A., to Ca
nanea, Sonora, Mexico, in three days
j and two hours!
Can you beat it? Dr.
L. D. Ricketts. of Cananea did. He
"beat it" from New Yorlc to Cananea in
that time. That beats the original
"running- some." The distance from New j
York so Cananea is approximately 3000
miles, so the doctor averaged about a
thousand miles a day.
The doctor -was in New York City
Sunday afternoon, strolling- along
Broad-way. He thought of Cananea.
alloy or humidity, where one perspires
but never sweats, where bandanas are
used for ornaments and not for mops.
The doctor headed for a railroad ticket
office and gathered up an armful of
folders and carefully perused their con
tents. Occasionally he jotted an item
on his cuff, on the dry spots which the
humid heat had not wilted. At 3:30
oclock he boarded a 16 hour train for
Chicago. That wa Sunday afternoon.
"Wednesday afternoon the doctor was
sitting in the shade, of his patio down
m cananea. sonora, numnung, nuuie,
Arrl-rtinir in Chicago 16 hour? aRer
he left "Broadway's Boiling Cauldron"
(anlthesls is "Greenland's Icy Moun
tains"), he caught the Santa Fe flyer
for Kansas City and there caught
Southwestern train No. 1, arriving in
El PCISO at 6:0
When he got to El Paso he telegraphed
for an auto to meet him at Naco. He
left El Paso on train No 5 at 7:50 a
m., arriving at Naco at 3:lo p. m. The
ontn -rrn: thprp TvaiitinE" and at a:30 T-
m.. Just tnree aay: ami iwu uui
just three day: and two hours after
leaving New York, the doctor was in ,
beat That nOTr.vonsee. ,
- now-you-don't jaur makes the
Triads of the morning look UKe geniie i
. ... h t b ke a Zep ,
n lhnIted look ke a inrod buz-
makes tnp auto cpeed record3
2jke & ..slownd steady" proposi-
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, "P A n?rtT.TWT!?0"'Pt "R.OOM
-5- vr j-1.1 !.. in .ww-w...
Crossed Electric "Wires AlSO
UailSe a -PU'e rSCSLTe.
- ,,-jwo v.r. vinmo nf TrrTit 1
-woods!" 305 South Kausas street, creat- 1
ed such a smoke that an alarm of fire
T"SXAS NRG-RO TO
BE HANGED FRIDAY
Jacksonville, Texas, July 7. Advices
received this afternoon from Rusk
! -.. n. Vn nffat tVio ni--v .--.- V. I T-. .t- JV in
readlness for hangmff Henry Roberson,
a negro, there tomorrow.
Roberson will pay the exereme pen
alty following his conviction at the
January term of court of killing E. C.
Landrum, Dec 18, 1909. The hanging
will be witnessed by 'a number of peo
ple from this place.
The bungalow but by C. E. TVater
house, corner Boulevard, Cotton avenue
and Hutton street, has been completed.
J. S. Calhoun" had the contract. The
bungalow has ben furnished and leased
to Russell Sage Brooks of New Tork
City, who has located in El Paso.
BAI.LIXGER LEAVES FOR
WESTERN INSPECTION TRIP
"Washington, D. C, July 7. Secretary
of the interior Ballinger left "Washing
ton today for a trip of inspection west
ward, which mav cover a nerlod nf sev-'
eral months. He will visit several recla
mation projects, indlan reservations and
IN AIR THREE HOURS,
COVERS VTu, MILES
Bethany Play. Rheims. France, July 7.
M. Olieslagers today broke the dura-
tion record at the aviation meet now in
nrnim; hprp. TTa rpmjj Jnnrl ir fha olr
1 three hours and 45 seconds and co.vered
a distance of 155 miles.
Declares He Didn't Originate
Settlement Scheme; Says
Simmons and Turney Did.
Alderman Percy McGhec, in the meet
ing of. the city council Thursday, vig
orously denied responsibility for tho
plan to settle with the water company
for the purchase of the plant by paying
it ?300,000 cash and giving a note for
The plan was published In the morn
ing paper Wednesday as a supposed
communication, unsigned, and stated
,that this was Mr. McGhee's plan for
settling the affair. Today, an inspired
editorial vigorously commended Mr. Mc
Ghee. But Mr. McGhee refuses to be
commended. He says the plan was
evolve1 by general manager H. J. Sim
mons, of the water company, and his
attorney, W. W. Turney, who asked him
Into conference and urged him to pre
sent It to the mayor.
That the plan does not suit the may
or, he did not hesitate to say to the
"Yes, a nice proposition, that is," he
exclaimed angrily. "The company
comes and tries to interline the sense
of the whole council. Give them all
the money we've got? Yes. of course
we will! That'll be a nice scheme,
Alderman McGhee hastened to say
that It was all a misapprehension.
"I want to state that at their request
I met Messrs. Simmons and Turney, at
which time this matter was broached,"
he sai3. "It was brought- up by Mr. Tur
ney and we discussed it. They request
ed me to make the proposition to the
mayor. There are some who think I
originated the whole thing. I want the
nonnlo to know just exactly the. truth.
I don't want them to think I originated
the hin&. A11 t had to do with It vras
that I was requested to submit it.
dropped like a hot
iron and the council proceeded with
Tronosition attributed by
i anonymous writer i.n the morning paper
. to a!derman McGhee is as follows:
j "if the International Water Co. will
j take 300 000 of the 5375,000 recently
voted on at a special election as first
. uavjnent. with a note in addition for
-4;!' jVm of i50.000f making a total
consideration paid the company'In cash
- cnnrtft fh?: -n'milll leave
andnote of ?450,000, this would leave
a balance of 75.000 in cash left from
the original bond issue, which the clty
could use to double the Mesa water
suddIv af once. This arrangement
irnnifl mnk no change in the present
water system -In the way of extensions
,. ,-r.TWAmpnts except to aDsoiuteij
insure nothing but pure mesa "water.
Mayor Robinson recommended that
alderman Hewitt, who Tas not present
at the meeting, be granted a 30 days
vacation, as he was not feeling well and
desired a rest. This was granted.
The report of health officer Ander
son was then read, also that of the
sewer commissioner and building in
spector Haggart. The petitions of A.
S. Geiissinger, J. Sneider and J. P.
Phillips for hawkers' permits were
aranted, also those of the St. Regis
hotel. Palace of Sweets and Hunting
ton & Co., to erect two electric signs
and an Iron post to support a sign,
Dr. Anderson's report follows:
Total deaths. 20; Americans. S; Mexi
cans, 20; negrqes, 1. Total births, 13;
Americans, 2; Mexicans, 11.
. Total cases whoopdng cough, 48; new
cases, 3; measles, 18; new cases, 2;
chickenpox. 1; tj-phoid fever, 5; new
cases, 2; dismissal, 8: tuberculosis re
ported during week, 1; fumigations, 5.
Fermentation water tests, 18; plate
cultures. iater 32; indol. reaction, 6.
i Nitrate tests, water, 8; Chlorine tests.
water, 16; complete water analysis, 1.
Milk analysis, 2; plate culture, milk,
6: cream analysis, 3; sputum examina
tions, 1; diphtherria cultures, 4. Meat
markets inspected, 217; meat condemn
ed, 76 pounds. Dairies inspected, 120;
slaughter houses, 21; dairy notices, 3.
Inspected cattle. 138; hogs, 8; calves.
52; sheep, 18. Inspected jfruit and
vegetable stores and wagons, 565; fruit,
etc., condemned, 490 pounds. Restau
rants inspected, 19; complaints,. 53;
premises, 52; nuisance notices, 12.
Special inspections of habitations
irnvi cidn nf ritv tntni rJxrAi lines in
spected for habitations, sewer connec
tions, etc, 205.
Inhabitable dwellings, 72; uninhabita
ble dwellings, condemnable, 133. Clean
premises, 30; unsanitary premises, 175.
Sewer connections, 15; no sewer connec
pilarcus Samuels, who Ls erecting a
tenement house, "was given permission
to make the foyer five feet, ten inches
wide, being one foot, two Inches less
than the building laws require.
Citj' attorney Coldwort presented a
resolution regarding the acceptance of
the opening of San Antonio street as
far as the work had crone. This will
come up for adoption later, and is a
dedication of the opening.
Alderman Clayton read a petition
from a number of residents of the
Santo Fe addition in the vicinity of
the El PaH laundry, stating that the
laundry people are blocking Santa Fe
street The grade of ttie street is In
some places raised and again lowered
on the laundry premises, and the mat
ter will be investigated further.
To Rujld Smelter Loop.
The El Pas'o Electric Railway com
pany presented a petition requesting
permission to construct tracks along
Gladstone and Mundy avenues. The
company has the right to construct
tracks on West Missouri street and
claim that the streets above mentioned
sare continuances. A resolution was
immediately fead and adopted, giving
the company the privilege to extend its
tracks. This is to enable it to build the
smelter loop. .
Frank R. Tobin petitioned to have an
alley closed between lots 104 and 105.
block 18, of Tobin's addition. The mat-
(Continued on Page Two.)
W U..i .,..,
Many Deaths in Lower End
of the City Dr. Anderson
Condemns Many Homes.
FINDS THEM UNFIT
TO HARBOR PEOPLE
Numerous deaths in the south end
of the city the past few weeks, mostly
among Mexicans, has caused the health
department to begin an Investigation
of the district, and, from the report
presented by health officer Anderson to
the council Thursday morning, such an
unsanitary condition exists that the
J council will shortly take some remedial
"The health -department commenced
its investigations the first of the
month," said Dr. Anderson. VWe have
gone over a portioti of the houses and
the figures speak for themselves as to
what was found. It is our Intention
when we get through, to make some
' recommendations to the council."
In the Jower end of town, the por
tion being investigated, there have
been on an average of 20 deaths a
week for several weeks, with an in
crease, if anything, as time wore on. A
number of Infants died, but the mnjor
itj were grown people. In the week
ending Thursday, July 7, there were
just a score of Mexican deaths, all in
the portion of town south of the busi
ness center. One negro also died in
The number of deaths led the health
department to determine to ascertain
the cause of this mortuary list every
week, so much greater than the per
centage of births. As a result of the
special inspection, it was foumi that
there are just 72 dwellings that are
inhabitable today out of a total of 205
Inspected, these buildings being found
to have proper ventilation, etc. Just
133 were declared uninhabitable by
reason of not having sufficient doors,
windows and other means of admit
ting air to the interior, and being stuffj
and ill-smelling. Some of them, also,
had entrances tis though one was going
into a cellar to get to the living rooms.
These are also branded as unhealthy
Most of the structures are of adobe,
very few of wood or cement
Thirty homes were found to be clean
and sanitary, while 175 were reported
in an unsanitarv condition, some of
them filthy and diseas,e-breeding places
as a consequence. In all this district,
but fifteen places have sewer connec
tions out of 205. It is probable that
the council will decide upon a "clean
up" and betterment of conditions of
this section soon.
Dalnart, Texas, July 7. Congressman
J. H. Stephens spoke to an enthusiastic
audience last night at Felton opera
house. His subject was forcible and
Impressive and he was heartily ap
plauded. Stephens speaks tonight at Stratford.
Dallam county has some 400 Demo
cratic votes and will be hotly contested
by senator Veale. pf Amarillo, whose
'-;nds claim this portion of the dis
trict. TO LIMIT MONASTIC 4i
ORDERS FN SPAIX. 4"
Madrid, Snaln. July 7. Com- 5"
mercial bodies have joined in a 4
petition to the government in 4"
favor of limiting the growth 4
of monastic orders.
Thev nssert hat the orders
are monopolizing many branches
of industry and commerce.
The Republican organizations
have pledged themselves to sup
port the government's religious
King Alfonso today signed
the bill drawn up by premier
Canalejas forbidding further re
ligious orders from entering
Spain until pending negotiations
with the Vatican for revision
of the concordat are ended.
The premier will rresenr the
measure to the cortes tomorrow.
4. 4. 4. 4. 4. a y. 4"5-
SUFFERING MAX FALLS
INTO DITCH AND DROWNS.
Tulsa. Okla., July 7. A. PL
Cady. aged 45, a carpenter, was
seized by an attack of ptomaine
poisonincr afrer eating heartily
of ice cream and fell into a dlti'h
nar his home here lite lapt
night and drowned. Hk bodv
was discovered In the water In
a ditch th.is morning -nhen an
inquiry developed the facts as
TO CARRY MACHINERY TO
' MINE IN AEROPLANE
Douglas, Ariz., July 7. Dr. J. J. p.
Armstrong has contracted ' with A. M.
Williams, an aviator of this city, to
convev placer mining machinerv from
this city to his property in the Chihua
hua mountains in MpxIco. a distance of
about 300 miles. The machinery can
b parried only In hundred pound lots.
Williams owns a monoplane, If he can
make It fly.
This probably Is the first contract
made calllntr for commercial use of
a heavier than air machine.
POPULATION OF MORE
COUNTIES IN TEXAS
Washington. D. C, July 7. The popu
lation as "liown by the thirteenth cen
pu for Texa counties shows Flslior
12.596: Medina 13,415; Milam. 36,7S0;
Red River, 2S.5GJL
:M3s. il-x-a rxA.c32 aaia.
Boston, Mass., July 7. Z. X. Snyder, prinripaa of the Colorado State Normal
school, was today nominated by the committee on nominations for the next presi
dent of the National Educational association.
Mrs. Ella Flagg Young, of Chicago, defeated Mr. Snyder for president, how
ever, when the matter came before the convention, by a vote of 617 to 376.
One of the most notable women delegates to the convention is Mrs. Young,
who is superintendent of public schools in Chicago. Social honors have been
showered upon this unassuming woman of quiet voice and gentle bearing ever
since she arrived in the city. '
TAFT TO TAKE A
" ?WTEN DAY ?R UlSE j
Will "Run up the New Eng
"" land Coast, Stopping to
Beverly, Mass., July 7. Apparently
president Taft likes his vacation and
Its absolute freedom from official cares,
which began yesteraay. and he is going
to extend it. , Beginning July IS, the
president will (take a ton days' cruise
on the yacht Mayflower, accompanied
by all members of his Immediate family.
The president will sail up the north
coast, stop a day or two at Bar Har
bor and drop in at several other
points of Interest.
His golf clubs will be carried along
and whenever an attractive looking
set of eighteen holes appears on the
horizon the .Mayflower will anchor
ISSUE WARRANT FOR ARREST
OF SAN ANTONIO CHAUFFEUR
In Hospital as Result of Accident in
Which One Young Woman Was
Killed? Others Injured.
San Antonio, Texas, July 7. The re
sponsibility for the accident In which
one young woman was killed, when an
auto jumped from a bridge into San
Pedro creek early yesterday, and four
others were injured, was said by police
this morning 10 rest on James Johnson,
the chauffeur, a warrant for whose ar-
rest was issued today. Johnston is
charged with reckless driving, operat- I
lng a car without a license and for
drunkenness. He is .still In the hospital.
Fred Burns, Dorothy Miller and Etta
Denhart, others Injured in the same ac
cident are likely to recover.
COUNTERFEITING OUTFIT IS
FOUND AFTER MAN'S ARREST
Federal Secret Service Agents Investi
gate Snn Antonio Case; Number of
Spurious Coins Located.
San Antonio, Texas July . Devel-
opments of a sensational nature are ex-
pected to follow the arrest of August
Norman, a Frenchman, 51 years of age.
by police here this morning on a charge
of theft. Federal secret service agents
are already at wprk investigating the
discovery of a complete counterfeiting
outfit In a small house on the outskirts
of the city where the man was taken
into custody. A large quantity of spur-
lous coins, consisting of quarters and
half dollars was found in the place with
paraphernalia for producing other simi
lar coins. The counterfeiting kit Is
pronounced complete In every detail.
R. L. HENRY DECLINES TO
STATE POLITICAL PREFERENCE
Waco, Texas, July 7. Congressman
Robert L. Henry arrived at his home 1
here this morning from Washington.
Hr stonnefl at Texarkana. where he vis- I
itod his father and brothers.
He was asked to whom he would
give his support In the race for the
Democratic nomination for governor
of Texas, but declined to say whether
he will take any part In the campaign.
He maintained the same silence re
garding the question of his. plans two
years hence, asserting that he had no
statement to give outfor publication.
KATY TRAIN KILLS INDIANS.
Tulsa, Okla., July 7. News received
here this morning from Sand Springs,
a station on the Missouri, Kansas &
Texas railway, near here, Is to the effect
that two Creek Indians, K. D. Abraham
and Mooney Wilson were run down and
killed by a Katy train at .that place
late last night. The men were walkng
along the ralroad track when they were
struck by the locomotive. Both were
ground to death beneath the train.
I KILLS HUSBAND,
BAB AND SELF
a ttt m
A (JnlCagO VV Oman LliargeS
Husband With Brutallv
Chicago, July 7. Goaded to despera
tion by the alleged brutality and un
faithfulness of her husband, a -street
car conductor, Mrs. Henry Mulsaw to
day shot and fatally wounded the lat
ter and their threeyearold daughter,
then killed herself by taking carbolic
In letters -which she wrote to her
parents and tothe public, Mrs. Mulsaw
declared she had been a good and faith
ful wife, but that Mulsaw spent his
spare time with other women and often
I Louisville, Ky., July 7. With cloud-
burst s and drouths spotting Ken-
j tucky's map and surplus rain In Ten-
nessee and southern Indiana, the crop
situation has reached an acute stage.
Too much dry weather has not only
cut the product of truck gardening and
small fruit 5 per cent, but wrought
tremendous damage to tobacco, corn
GREENE RAISES MONEY
FOR MINING OPERATIONS
Naco, Ariz., July 7. The re
port fs current here that Col. W.
C. Greene has left London, Eng
land, with letters of credit for
thirty million dollars, gold, to
be used In development "work on
mining property in the state of
The authority is the Mexican
consul, Torres, and other friends
at this point, including C. M.
Sanders and Col. Emlllo Koster
litzky. ; t.-j
MAN IS FOUND SHOT TO
DEATH NEAR FINON
Weed, N. M., July 7. The
dead body of Jim Mulllns was
found at Pinon. He had been
Sheriff Denney of Alamogor
do is on .the. scene. Jack Pettigo
is under arrest.
RAIN BREAKS DROUTH.
Ardmore, Okla., July 7. Heavy rains
in southern Oklahoma early today
broke a drouth of several weeks' duration.
MEET ON SUNDA Y
Electors of the Juarez electoral dis
trict, who July 10 will vote for presi
dent and vice president of the repub
lic, are fast arriving in Ctudad Juar
ez. Already about 60 of the 90 expect
ed are in the border city. An assembly
hall has been arranged in the raciuel
pal building. The convention vill meet
for three days, and. bs"xie voting for
the president and hIsalernV?ve, wfll
cast ballots for state senators and
judges of the supreme bench. There Is
Parade Is Ifrot Permitted but
Tegro Holds Reception on
Arrival at Home.
BAN 03ST PICTURES
IN EVERY. LOCALITY
Even India Will Stop Them.
Langford Wants to Fight
the Black Champion,
Chicago, 111., July 7. A weleom
snch as no other negro maa of modern
times ever received, vras accorded Jack:
Johnson wkea he returned to his home
here today. A hnge crowd of negroes
met him at the train, cheering Instily.
His ride to his iome through the "slscfc
belt" vras an ovation- The fistic champ
ion grinned with delight
There-'s the hoy that hroHghi the
bacon home" shouted one.
'Oh, you lion tamer," yelled aaotier.
At his home the eighth regiment
band played "The Conquering: Here.'
The champion's mother stood In the
doorway, tears rolling down her cheeks.
"Hello, mammTif shouted her son.
Her arms were throtvn around, his necic
and they entered the house together.
Chief Steward had over a score of
policemen at the railroad station and
In the neighborhood of the Johnson
home at 3344 Wabash avenue. Although
the authorities did not allow a regu
larly organized parade, -here va?
an imposing string of automobUes be
hind Johnson's machine when he left
the station for Ms residence. At his
home the Eighth regiment nand of the
Illinois National guard (negro) sere-
l naded him, following which, he held a.
Iter a Fight.
Tna. Wnnflman. TrRnae,rr or Sam Lan-iT-
ford, telegraphed today that he had ae-
cepted the ofrer 01 jacK jonnson
meet iLangfprd for a $20,000 side ber
ana asks that Johnson post his forfeit
for the match. Woodan wires that
he willl telegraph his deposit to bind
Langford's end as socn as lie learns
that Johnson's money Is up.
Bn.ixe Not a Johnson Man.
"If a white man wants to meet a. black
man in the prize ring and gets 'licked,
why, that's his business. Anyway, the
permit you want is up to the chief of"
With these words, mayor Busse
frowned on a permission to hold a wel
coming parade for Jack Johnson on his
return here today. The delegation seek
ing the permit wanted a brass band and
an escort of police. They nextj ap
pealed to chief of police Steart. j
"Nothing doing,'" remarked the chief.
"I don't think such an affair should be
dignified by an escort and a band. If
vou want to have a few automobiles at
the train ( it's all right. It is not a public
As to the exhibition of motion pic
tures of the fight, the mayor said that
what other cities were doing, would not
"Anyway, we'll cross the bridge when
we come to it," he added.
Langford After a Fljcht.
From Cheyenne Johnson was quoted
in a dispatch as saying that If Sam.
Langford, the Boston fighter, would
put up a side bet of $20,000, Johnson
would fight him in Cheyenne during the
great frontier celebration the latter
part of August or a month later. John
son denies this and says he going t
rest for a year.
"Just say for me that Langford hasn't
got a chance," said Johnson.
"I'm not going to fight again for one
year. I have put up five fights in rapid
succession. I believe I am entitled to
take some time before going into the
"I am going to Europe an September
and fiH some of the numerous' contracts
I am receiving."
No Fight in Wyoming-.
Governor Bryant Brooks says, any
how, that he would not permit the
Johnson-LangCord or anjy other big
prize fight In Wyoming.
"There is no show for the fight here
j during the Cheyenne-Frontier celebra
I tion," said the governor when told of
I the plans for the Johnson-Lairgfora
"Wj-ormng laws forbid it. and I wilf
see that the laws are enforced. Per
sonally I am not opposed to the sport
and would enjoy seeing he match, but
the law forbids such fights, and when I
held up my rigfcj hand and took the oath
of office, to uphold the laws, r meant
Reception at Cheyenne.
For half an hour as Johnson stopped
in Cheyenne yesterday he was given
the greatest friendly demonstration he
had received since the fight. A crowd
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plenty of rumor In Juarez as to who
will be chosen vice president (the Diaz
choice Is certain) but nothing more
than rumor has resulted. Many con
tend that Corral will remain as second
oftlef, in spite of reports to the con
trary. Brig. .Gen. Felix Diaz is considered
by many an Impossibility, since his
election would imply. In the eyes of the
wtrld at large, a royal government
' that official being a nephew of the