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El Paso, Texas,
August 22, 1910 - - -12 Pages
1 Ei Paso Fair
1 October 29th To
I Nov. 6th, IS10
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Insurgents Completely Rout
the Constitutional Govern
Rebels Capture the Capital
of the Republic Madriz
Remains at His Post.
Washington, L. a, Aug. 22.
Confirmatory dispatches of re
verses 'to the Madriz forces con
tinue to arrive at the state de
partment today. All deal with
the fighting- around Granada and
the evacuation or Blueflelds
Bluff last iveek. and none touch
on developments since that time.
New Orleans, lit., Aug. -22.
Managua, Nicaragua has fallen.
The Nicaraguan revolutionists
finally reached . the goal .for
which ibej' have heen fighting
for ten months.
President Madriz did not flee.
He remained in the capital city
until the last.
Cablegrams to this effect were
received here this afternoon.
"Washington, D. C, Aug. 22. The pro
visional government of Nicaragua is tot
tering to its fall, the Madriz army Is
demoralized, consternation reigns in
Managua and Br. Madriz, his general in
chief, Toledo, and Jr. Irias are prepar- j
Ine to flee the country.
This in effect is the news received by
the state department from United States
consul Olivaresvat Managua, and tliese
advices are confirmed by dispatches
from Mr. Johnson, United States consul
The panic in the capital Is threatening
the lives and property of Americans.
Crowds are reported traversing the
streets crying, "Death to Tankees."
While the cruisers Vicksburg and
Yorktown are at Corinto, and in close
touch with the situation, the legation
and consulates in Managua are under
heavy police guard and preparations
have been made to meet attacks on j
American lives or property.
t,o dhwtinn rrPw nut of the viotorv !
won Thursday bv the revolutionists, j
.t, f,otD o ctrnnf miiiTTiTi of env- !
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ernrnent troops, and crossed the Pipiti
pa river. ,
The route of the government army
Madriz Steps Out.
New Orleans, August 22. According
to cable advices received from Mana
gua, Jose Dolores Estrada, reported to
have temporarily received the reins of
the fie facto government of Nicaragua
from Madrz, Issued a proclamation to
day turning over the goveriment to the
Rioting in Managua Is said to have
reached serious proportions, two deaths
having alread$' been reported. Many
are departing from the city and serious
apprehension is felt by American resi
dents. "Jose Delores Estrada today Issued a
proclamation declaring his brother, gen
eral Juan J. Estrada, president of the
re-united republic of Nicaragua. The
revolutionists are pouring into Mana
gua. The situation is alarming."
This cablegram was received from
Managua this afternoon by Harvey
Smith, who served the Madriz govern
ment here as consul general.
Estrada In Power.
New York. N. Y., Aug. 22. Interrup
tion of all cable communication with
the Pacific coast of Nicaragua renders
for the moment impossible -of confirm
ing, reports emanating from the Atlan
tic side that Managua has fallen and
that Estrada, the titular head of the
revolutionist faction, has assumed the
presidency of the republic.
POLITICAL FEUD OVER
rtosweil, X. 3f.. Aug. 22. City marshal Wooftcr arrested Daud Patrick, proprietor-
of the Green Frontsaloon on a charge of selling or giving nway
whisky- He says he found liquor behind a bar and la an outhouse and seized
It. Tng Wilson replcvined the liquor and had Woofter arrested. Woofter had
Fred XJehrlnger, the constable, and Charlie Gilbert, arrested, charged with in
terfering -yith ijjin when serving the judicial writ. '
Behrlnger and Gilbert then had mayor Veal arrested after he had gone to
lied on a charge of the malicious arrest of innocent persons on a criminal
There Is considerable feeling on both sidesv
JAPAN TAKES OVER
THE KOREAN EMPIRE
Tokio. Japan, Aug. 22. Within the
week "the Hermit Kingdom" and the
empire of Korea will become historical
terms, twelve millionyof people will be
added to the population of Japan and
territory as large as England will be
come part of the Japanese empire.
The treaty of Portsmouth' which set
tled the war between Japan and Russia,
provides that Japan shall have the
"f-uldaijce. protection and control" of
Korea, and the last stage of this agree-
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Expresident To Be Initiated
Into Great Nebraska
Omaha, Neb.. Aug. 22. When Col
Theodore Roosevelt meets king Ate
sar-ben in this city, September 2, after
his return from t,he frontier celebra
tion in Cheyenne, he is to be initiated
and knighted by this mysterious ruler,
permitted to sit on a real rnrone for
a few minutes surrounced by a serious
court and other diverting grotesquerie.
Ak-sar-ben is the Mardi Gras of the
nortlr. it is tne ooosie.i 'o""'
tio'n of the middle west-
formed by spell in
-wards- By delvin
iuto the language
books it has been difreovercu tnai i.
means a lot more. "Ak" is safd to ba
good Syrian for "head of a household."
"Sar" In the Arabic is "household," and
"ben" in the Hebcalc is "family" or
"brothers in the household."
Thus Aksar-ben -consists -of-aking;
the board of governors and the "broth
ers of the household," or all the busi
ness men in the middle -nest who7 have
bound themselves together in a grpat
cooperative movement to develop the
civfno- iranr: n?n ?t wn; founded by
business men of the west. It has some-
Thinsr beside romance for a soul. The
foundation of the festival is ousiness j
raternal Ism. and it has brought the
neople of the middle west together.
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Last year president xaii -was initi
ated Cabinet members, senators, mem
bers of congress, foreign ministers and j
array officers, have taken tne initi
ation and almost every western gover
nor has been knighted.
All the ceremonials are unique, but
a strenuous time Is planned for the
As in many other recret orders, al!
candidates enter on an equality. The
"den" is a huge building covering an
entire block. Under it are numerous
tunuols and mysterious chambers. Run
ning through this tunusl is a rope con
stants in motion, drawing the candi
The colonel will be requested by a
tawdry court officer to hang on to the
rope. Once ahold of it there is no turn
ing baclc Hundreds In front will be
pulling scores and scores behind push
ing. Amid a. babblement of strange
noises the colonel -nill feel an emotion
akin to those he knew in the heat and
the dust of the great plains when iu the
midst of stampeding cattle.
Down, down, don gues the line un
der tile great den, ' the candidates
I emerging in a chamber like the ante
room of a Roman theater.
Placed on the "top" of a miniature
world, where his friend Peary has been.
Col. Roosevelt -will feel the earth begin
to revolve on its axis. As it approaches
the equatorial suns, the force of gravi
tation is removed, and the colonel
j shoot's off into space towards the milky
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ment Is now becoming an actuality after
three years of experimenting to dis-
cover a practical method for conserva- I
tion of the national entity of the Ko- I
There no longer can be any doubt
that the Korean emperor has agreed to
sign a convention by which, in view of
the untenable conditions pertaining, he
and his government and people consent
-to the absolute control of Korea by the
emperor and government of Japan.
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Scenes and principals in the Ak-Sar-Pn festival. At the top on the left is
Sir William Kennedy, who will obligate ex-Presilent Eooselt md make him
a knipht of Ak-Sar-Ben. On the riqht is Miss Brownie Be?s. queen of Ak-S.ir-Ben,
who will be the hostess of the colonel durinjr his stay in Oniaha. Below
is shown a photograph of one of the mysterious instruments of initiation. The
ex-tpresident will Je permitted to sit on the "north xIe" ;md when the force of
gravity is removed, he will be tossed in the "milkv nay."
L Hi I
He Assumes Responsibility
Along "With Power He Has
Exercised as Political Bess
COUNCIL AFTER .
Blushing like a bride and suffering
decidedly from nervousness of no mean
voltage, C. E. Kelly assumed the rein
of the city government Monday morn
ing. Judge J. R. Harper administered
the oath of office. The declaration of j
allegiance and aithful performance of
duty was of the usual pattern, but in
stead of the regular printed form, a
typewritten one was used. After th
brief ceremony, judge Harper smilingly
carried it away with the avowed inten
tion of ornamenting the paper with rib I
bens and sundry seals before filing it
Viith city clerk Fassett. The newly made
, mayor blushed and smiled, but spake
In honor of the occasion. Kelly hnd j
! .shed his near seersucker coat, and fill- !
j ed his left hand breast pocket of the
coat of his new suit with cigars. These
served handily in place of a speech, so
that when the modest mayor was trou
bled for a reply to some little expres
sion of congratulation, he smiled,
blushed, and handed out a perfecto. It
was an admirable arrangement.
Contrary to the general expectation,
the commissioners did snot meet and
accept Kelly's resignation as county
treasurer before he assumed the duties
of the office of mayor. They will not
meet until Tuesday. It was helri that
! the "very act of accepting the office of
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Magoffin is the name heard most m
speculations on the successor to Kelly
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Following the instalation of the new
mayor, a short session of the council
was held, at which alderman Blumen
thal called attention of the council to
the crowded conditions of some of the
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Huds'peth Introduces An
other Insurance Measure
in the State Senate.
i PRISON REPORT
TO BE PRINTED
Austin. Tex., Aug. 22. The house met
this mornig without a quorum, only SO
being present. A recess was taken un
til 2 ocloek this afternoon.
In the-senate a resolution was adopted
inviting former lieutenant governor
Neil, of Navasota, to partake of the
privileges of the floor.
Hudspeth and others introduced a bill
providing a maximum fire insurance
rate and a rating board, similar to the
bill reported out by the free conference
committee of the third special session.
The governor's message relating to
the testimony and findings of the peni
tentiary investigation committee was
read and the nomination of B. w.
Baker, of Panola county, for district
attomej, was submitted to speaker
Marshall as he entered the chamber. He
conferred with Vale arid lieutenant
governor Davidson, after which the an
nouncement was made that the house
had ordered printed 150 copies of the
prison committee's report and that 31
would be available for the use of the
The internal improvements committee
of the senate this morning set the In
ternational and Great Northern railroad
reorganization bill and the carshed bill
for hearing at
ocloek tomorrow after- '
The joint committee of the peniten
tiary will hold a meeting this after
noon. That the senate stands pat for a com
petitive insurance measure is indicated
by the passage finally of the bill In
troduced by Hudspeth and others. This
action followed the recess today. The
rules requiring bills to be read three
separate days were suspended. May
field offered an amendment providing
against discrimination in insurance
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FOREST FIRE DEA 1H
US! WILL BE 100
Spokane, Wash., Aupr. 22. Trrenty-tbree persons r.re known to he dead as
a result of forest fire within a radius of 150 miles of AVallacc.
The death list for the entire fire-wept district of northern Idaho is cer
tain tu reach 100 and probably many more.
It Is impossible at the present time to make a correct check on the miss
ing. Vom Wallace comes a report that the town of Burk is in flames and
certiiin of destruction. Fire rangers In that section are so exhausted that no
effective battle assainst the flames can be made. Three hundred residents of
the town are in flight toward Wallace.
The nefcro soldiers of the Twenty-fifth Infantry, who have done heroic
service and saved many lives and much,
now resting, having hern engaged in
from 4 ocloek Saturday afternoon until early today.
Forest ranger GnlasUi reports to supervisor Weigle that six of his men
are dend, five having been smothered in War Eagle tunnel, where the entire
crew took refuge.
Ranger Bell reports 12 dead, three permanently blinded and 13 with broken
IS LIVES ARE LOST
London, Eng., Aug. 22. Eighteen livys were lost when the British cruise
Bedford ran ashore on the rocks off Quelpart island, Korea, yesterday, accord
ing to reports received here by the admiralty. The men were members of the j
engine rjora staff. ; district forester Cecil, of Portland.
' The accident occurred during the full speed trials of the vessel and the Cecil gays Jn & that tftere ,3
cruiser was evidently hadly smashed, since the deaths are stated to have been . no doubt that fires in the Crater uation
dne "to Inrush of water." '' &1 orest an at Bedford resulted from
i , i t .-, -..ir,!-- rind imwmfinn i no e- ' incendiarism and that new fires are be
There are many sunken Islands in that vicinity and navigation is not rec- , . constantly.
ommccded at this scnson. The vessel lies in such a position that there Is prac- j je stated that 25 men are on 3COut
ticallj no possibility of saving her. T he hull is full of water up to the en- , duty in an effort to catch the culprits,
cm- bulkheads, water Is ponrlug In tnrough gaping Jiolcs, and the officers and I The fires in Crater reserve 2nd at
" J Medford are proving more serious ev-
crew have been taken off. j erv h0ur
The sister warships, Minotaur and Jlonmonth, of the British squadron, J 3iore pire Fighters.
t-i, nnl.i,nmi -vitprdaV near the wreck to render assistance, were obliged to j The war department officials held
pat token last night, owing to heavy'
Amarillo Tex., Aug. 22. Because he eity, the town founded by J. R. Post,
', , . - ,,mra,- rf of Battle Creek. Six arrests have been
has successful- prosecutcu a number of j . fay Ainarmo and it
alleged horse thieves and other crim- t Js believed .that there are others im-
inals in Garza county, W. A. Larkey, plicated.
county attorney, was lea into a trap ; The entire county is aroused over the
and whipped bv white caps.
Larkev was taken on a bird hunting
irip and it was on his return at night,
that he was attacked by the masked
men. His hands were tied behind him
and the beating administered.
He was warned to leave the country
under penalty of death. He is now in
Amarillo. His headquarters were Post
SAX AXTOXIfS MAX APPLIES
FOR HABEAS CORPUS WRIT
bif-trlct Attorney Contends That First
. Degree Murder Is Not a Bailable -
Offence Because of Penalty.
San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 22. When
the case of D. B. Chapin, charged with
-killing former state ranger Oscar J
Rountree, in Dan Breen's saloon Thurs
day night, was called on habeas corpus
application on the 37th district court
here, the state's attorney declared his
contention that the killing was first
degree murder and not bailable, because
the punishment upon conviction is the
The court took the application for
habeas corpus under advisement and a
decision is expected today. '
-2 HIT BY BASEBALL,
BOV SOON DIES
Dallas, Tex., Aug. 22. Con
cussion of the brain caused by
being hit behind the ear by a
baseball thrown in a game,
killed William Welsh, 13, death
resulting late last night.
After he was hurt, the boy
was able to walk home.
Later ho complained of pains
in the head.
Doctors examined him and
pronounced it concussion of the
brain. The boy died soon aft
erward. - '
CALIFORNIA HOTEL BURNS;
M.UY NARROW ESCAPES
San Rafael. Calif., Aug. 22. The des
truction of Cypress Villa hotel early to- I
day endangered the lives of the guests,
who Avere compelled to flee in scanty
attire. Mrs. I. C. Bethel rescued her
two infant children from an upper room
and Mrs. A. ZInke carried her uncon
scious fiabe from the second floor of the
I In carrying a younjf woman from the
building, Howard Eriel sustained serious
The fire was caused by rats nibbling
matches in the -laundry.
TWO NEW DORMITORIES
FOR TEXAS A. & M.
Ft. Worth. Tex.. Aug. 22. Plans for
two new boys dormitories to cost over
$100,000 submitted by F. E. Giesecke.
professor of architecture and drawing
at A. & M. college, were accepted by
the board of directors of that institution
in session here today. The contract will
be awarded at the meeting Sept. 5.
property in the vicinity of Wallace, are j
continuous battle against the flames j
inctaent ana warm sequeis are prom
A special grand jury wiH be convened
at an early date to hearthe charges
made against the six who have been
The physician who was on the hunt
with Larkey. was bound and blind-
folded but not roughly handled.
CARPENTER ENDS i.D7E
AFTER LOSING HIS JIONE
Muskogee, Okla., Aug. 22. Despon
dent over the loss of money. Jack Gram
mer, a carpenter, drank carbolic acid
late last night and -died here this
DIES IN BARBER CHAIR.
Terrell, Tex., Aug. 22. While being
shaved Sunday morning, W. A. Aslin,
aged 43, expired in the chair, in Duck
Creek community, 12 miles northeast of
here. He was a prominent farmer and.
PIR A TE, DEFEA TED,
ATTEMPT TO TAKE SHIP FAILS
JUMPS INTO - SEA
Snn Francisco, Calif., Aug. - Meager, details have reached this city of
a tragedy at sea.
Early yesterday morning Capt. E. B. Wood, of the steamer BuckuaD,
.southbound from Seattle to Snn Francisco, was shot and killed In his cabla,
by Fred Thonia, who then leaped Into the sea, when he realized that his ac
complice In the cngineroom had failed to join him in taking mastery of the
An Incomplete story of the sensational attempt at piracy was velayed by
telephone by way of Eureka from the wireless station at Table Bluff.
The daring attempt to seize the boat was made at 2:13 ocloek. when
Thomas went to Captain A ood's caoin and snimioncd the latter to the door.
Detail of the encounter are not learned, as Wood was unable to make a
statement after the shooting and the "nurrdered leaped into the sea immediately.
Thomas's accomplice was overpowered bj engineers and put in irons.
Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 22. (By way
of Frontier.) The newspapers print
alarming reports of an alleged plot of
the Clerical party for the overthrow of
the Portuguese government and the
establishment of a military dictator
ship. The Seculo says the Clerical party's
strong and growing dissatisfaction with
the Liberal policy of .the government
has culminated in the organisation of a
revolution to overthrow the administra
tion, seize its members and set up a
military dictatorship, the first object of
Government Orders Addi
tional Troops and Army
Surgeons to Their Aid,
TOWNS AND HOMES
UTTERLY WIPED OUT
There Remains no Doubt but
That 'Njejj' Fires Are Being
Washington, D. C, Aug. 22. Positive
evidence that many forest fires in Ore
gon are of incendiary origin has been
discovered by government agents, tic-
cording to a telegram retjelved at the
foregt department tCflzy m cssociata
a conference today to an effort to find
means to send additional fire fighters
to the stricken northwests At the con
clnsion a long dispatch was sent to
Beverly. t is understood that It la
planned to rush troops from a distance
to the burning sections but officials
decline to disclose their plans.
One of the results of the conference
was a decision to rush pack trains with
medical supplies and army surgeons
into the devastated regions.
Incendiarism, inadequate means of
protecting the forests and unusually
dangerous conditions are blamed by
associate forester Potter, in a statement
issued today, for the fires raging in tha
northwest. The situation has proved
so serious that forester Henry S.
Graves, on his way to Wahshington,
telegraphed from Rochester, N. T., that
he has turned back jLnd is sow an ia
way to the front to take charge of tha
The associated forester was present
at the conference held here today, and
he laid before the army officials tha
latest Information from the fire regions.
His advices were that high winds pre
vailed on Sunday.
At Wallace, Idaho, one quarter of th&.
area of the town has been burned; New
port, Wash., is said to be threatened,
and Libby and Troy, Montana, are in
danger and each town is asking fofr
23 Fire Fighters Killed.
Twenty-five rire fighters have been
killed, according to the forestry report.
Fires are reported racing towards Mul
Ian and Burke, Idaho, and the west end
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which will be to stamp out the Repub
El Mondo says that several regiments
have joined the movement and that
the duke of Oporto, the heir apparent to
the Portuguese throne, while at tli4
Casino at Cascaes last night, was ap
praised of this fact and took refuge in
The paper says also tlat alarm Is
general and that the military and na
val forces arc under arms night and
King Emanuel is in the Busaco moun
tain, near Coimbra.
The government is greatly disturbed.