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September 22, 1910 - 12 Pages
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Postmaster General Sees
that City Is Growing Fast
and "Needs New Building.
HERE AT NOON
Is Returning to Washington
From Vacation in Arizona
and New 'Mexico.
Kl Paso is to have a -new postofflce
building- in keeping- -with the size of
the city as soon, as the site has been
selected and approved. This was post
master general Frank Hitchcock's
message to the people of El Paso
when he passed through here Thurs
day on the Golden State limited, en
route to "Washington from Silver City,
"El Paso is growing- rapidly," said
the postmaster general. "The post
office building that is to be built
should be large enough to accommo
date the business of the city for sev
eral years to come. While I cannot
say how much it -will cost nor the ex
act date for beginning the -work, I am
sure that it -will be in keeping -with the
growth of the city. The exact date
will have to be left until the report
on the site is received, then it -will be
decided as to the size and cost."
Xo favorite Site.
While expressing no preference for
the sites that were shown by the post
master general -while lie -was here, the
one on San Francisco street near the
chamber of commerce impressed him
faorably and he remarked that this
was a desirable location because of
its proximity to the union station. The
postmaster general, was shown over
the business district in an auto by 1
postmaster J. A. Smith and collector
A. I. Sharpe -who met "him at the train.
Mr. Hitchcock -was accompanied to El
Paso by territorial delegate Ralph
Cameron, of Arizona, Albert M. Sames,
chairman of the territorial Republican
committee of Arizona, and Hoval A.
Smith, fcrmer chairman of the Republi
can committee and one of the political
leaders of the territory.
Visited Ft. Bayard.
Mr. Hitchcock came to El Paso from
Silver City, wnere he had been to see
his friend, James "T. Williams jr., edi
tor of the Tucson Citizen, -whom he had
heard was ill at Fort Bayard sanl-
tarfuni. Previous to his visit to Fort
Bayard the postmaster general had been
on a trip through Arizona and Cali
fornia, visiting New Mexico on his way
out and going to northern Arizona by
way of the Santa Fe and later to Tuc
son. He then visited Lake Tahoe, Cal
ifornia, ad other places in California
and Nevada, returning by way of Al
buquerque. Sir. Hitchcock was on his
way east when he received a message
that Mr. Williams was ill at Fort Bay
ard, and he went immediately to Silver j
City and to the government sanitarium
to visit him. Finding that Mr. Wil
liams's condition was not serious, he
went to Deming, -where he took the
Golden State limited for Chicago and
Knows Nothing of Politics.
"I know little or nothing directly
about tne political situation in either
Arizona or New Mexico," Mr. Hitch-
(Continued on Page Three.)
Fort 3Vayne, Ind., Sept. 22. With th,e death of Frederick: Jones, of Wcr
ren. at the hospital here this morning, the death list as a result of yester
day's Interurban disaster was brought up to 40. Two -ethers are not ex
pected to recover. Most of those killed were on their way here to attend
The wreck occarred one and a half miles north of Klngsland, several
miles north of Bluff ton, at a sharp carve. The cars in collision were a north
bonnd local, crowded to the steps, -nuich left Bluff ton at 13:1 ocloek, and
a southern bound extra car from Fort "Wayne.
The collision is presumed to have been caused by misunderstanding
of order in regard to the south hound extra car taking a switch near xings
Innd, so the north bound car could pass It.
Officials of the company refuse to give an opinion as to vthere the re
sponsibility lies, hut it is believed the crew of the special train, knowing
the limited was 10 minutes late, took chances on making the siding and
Practically all the dead were persons living near Bluffton. It was a
holiday' crowd going to Ft. "Wayne to attend the fair. Of 00 passengers
ia the special scarcely one escaped injury or death. -
Camp Atascadero, Cal., Sept., 22. An 'opposing side maneuver for the
New Mexico national guardsmen, extendep order drill and" practice in pitch
ing Shelter lents for the Arizonans, and -a iiar-strcngth battle maneuver for
the regulars was the program in the capip of Instruction today.
The Arizona and New Mexico troops will move out into the hills tonight
and bivouac and establish a line of outposts. During the night the cavalry
wll be sent out to sting up" militia. Af;er a demonstration of shrapnel firlns
by field artillery tomorrow to give thelmen of the New Mexico battery some
actual practice, the New Mexico national guard villi break camp Saturday
mornlng and start for home. I
Says New Mexico Needs No
Advice From Taft, Bryan
WILL MAKE ITS
Regardless of what Mr. Taft, or
Mr. Hitchcock, or Mr. Bryan, or any
body else may want, we are going to
try and suit the people of New Mex
ico," is 'the way exgovernor George
.Curry puts it. Seen at Hotel Zelger
Thursday morning, the former terri
torial governor did not hesitate to ex
press resentment at Hijtchcock's advice
to New Mexicans on their statehood.
"We are living in New Mexico," he
"Of couse men are being mentioned,
but first I believe that the Republican
majority will work for statehood first
and the men after. First, the people
'should be satisfied. The. outsiders nave
no right to dictate, and I don't believe
they will have the chance.
'"As 'for the initiative and referen
t t nm for it. And I believe that
It will go into the constitution. I am
not for the Oregon ' plan. It must be
formulated to salt ourselves. I believe
the majority are for It."
FIGHT ON RATES;
STUSBS LEADS IT
Governor of'- Kansas Calls
jIeetia of Protest at
Topelc; Kas.. Sept. 22. Governor W.
R. Stubbs, of Kansas, outlined the pur
poses of the Interstate rate conference
in a rather sensational' speech at - the
opening session here today.
The governor declared the -railroads
of. the country liave combined to advance
rates on a scale never before known.
He said the railroads have opened up
the whole question of ascertaining the
physical valuation of railroads by testi
mony of railroad officials before the in
terstate commerce commission.
He asserted that the public demands
nothing short of a bona fide valuation of
nil railroad property and .aid congress
should pass a law giving the interstate
vrmmpTVA commission authority to ascer
tain this valuation. This he said should '
be done before any general auvance 01
rates is permitted.
The governor also deplored the ten
dency of railroads to favor l.irge cities
in the adjustment of rates.
Murdo McKenzie, , of Trinidad. "Colo.,
was chosen chairman of the conference,
and R- 0. McCormick, of Fort Worth,
& 9Q"gMg K -
OIL FIELEl GEOLOGY.
In Saturday's Herald will ap
pear a vers interesting discus
sion, illustrated with staking
diagrams, of the geology of the
California oil fields as com
pared with the region around
Alamogordo, N. M. Every oil
man and mining man will 'read
tlje article with interest.
IN BATTLE ARRAY
President Holds Conference
With the Leaders and
Talks Over the Election.
,S0ME CONCERN IS
FELT IN STATE
Cincinnati, O., Sept. 22. That there
is considerable concern in the Republi
can ranks over the political situation
is evidenced by the conference of party
leaders here today, at which they had
present the president of the United
It is deemed advisable by the Re
publicans to defeat Judson Harmon
not only because they want to elect a
Republican governor, but because of
the moral effect it will have on the
chances of the present Democratic gov
ernor for the presidential nomination.
Harmon is considered a dangerous po
litical enemy by the Republicans and
they wish to eliminate him from polil
tics if possible, by defeating him in
gloriously at the polls this fall.
The Ohio political situation was gone
over today by president Taft. Among
the Republican leaders who conferred
with the president are senator Bur
ton and Louis Laylln, chairman of the
Ohio Republican executive committee.
Incidentally the president will play
golf this afternoon.
WIN IN COLORADO
The Extremely Aggressive
Insurgents Lose in Their.
Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept 22.
Progressive Republicans won., a sub-
siii.iiua.1 victory iu iue xvepuuiiuau
state convention which concluded its
sessions here last night by the selec
tion of a full state ticket.
In one of the sharpest fights in the j
history of the party in this state, they
prevented the adoption of a resolution
condemning the initiative and referen
dum, secured instead a plank favor
ing Its submission to the voters and
commending the action o'f Republican
legislators -who voted for such submis
sion, and thus paved the way for the
nomination for governor of state sena
tor John B. Stephen, a staunch sup
porter of the measure.
The national administration was en
dorsed; senator Guggenheim was com
mended for his work in congress -relating
to the upbuilding of the state,
and the Payne-Aldrlch tariff accepted
as a fulfillment of the pledge of the
national Republican platform for re
vision downward, but it was declared
that other changes will be necessary
in it and that they -'should be made
as speedily as possible." '
"Inequalities; 'the platform observes,
"will be found in any tariff law."
The extreme progressive wing of
the party, under the leadership of
Merle I. Vincent, who is credited with
the endorsement of Theodore Roose
velt, submitted a minority report strik
ing out the endorsement of Guggen
heim, commending LaFollette, Dolliver,
Bristow and Beveridge for their atti
tude in national affairs, welcoming
expresident Roosevelt's return to the
field of political discussion and strong
ly endorsing the Initiative and referen
dum, but this minority report -was
tabled and the milder one dealing only
with the initiative and referendum was
Vincent's independent campaign for
the gubernatorial nomination also went
up in smoke, the vote being, for Ste
phen, 931; for Vincent, 36; for John
W. Springer (not nominated) five.
The complete ticket is as follows:
Governor, John B. Stephen.
Lieut, governor, James H. Painter.
'Secretary of state, John A. Ramer.
Attorney general, Benjamin Griffith.
Auditor, Thomas L. Jamison.
Treasurer, James E. Collier.
(Continued on page S.)
The Hobble Skirt Mmt Go I By ' I
' iri N. M. Walker
Dissertation On Fashions By One Who Doesn't Know
Howdee, Miss Hobble Skirt! Good
bye! The hog tied hobble has had the grand
kibosh put on its being before said skirt
was out of its swaddling clothes. Chi
cago, the home of pork and patterns, has
affixed the big XX to the hop-step-and-a-jump
skirt which made its devotees
short-lope like a string halt horse. ' In
convention assembled, the Chicago Dress
makers' dub has put the ban on the
pacing attachment of the modern
Exit the hobble, enter the outside
che , che , chem (beg pardon, it was
only a dela.yed sneeze). Anyway, it is
something on the outside like something
else that js worn on the inside of the
hobble skirt or its civilized equivalent.
"Bolster slip" is the trade name for the
new fandango. Paris, France not
Texas lias given it the title of "Greek
Chiton" which is French or something
else for the pillow slip racket.
To get down to brass tacks without
Commander of the G. A. R.
Praises- Them and Veter
ans o'f the Blue Cheer Him'.'
MANY DEATHS IN
THE YEAR PAST
Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 22. Com
prehensively reviewing the work of the
Grand Army of' the Republic in the
nation for the past year, during which
he has acted as its head, commander
inchief Samuel R. Van Sant today ad
dressed the delegates to the 4.4th na
tional encampment, as well with an
eye to the future good that the great
organization might accomplish as upon
the notable achievements of its past.
The commander was applauded when
he said no braver soldiers were ever
i marshalled for a conflict than the
southern soldiers and that the union
soldiers now realize that no men ever
made greater sacrifices for what they
believed to be right than heir former
John Gillman, of Boston, was today
elected commander in chief.
Dollar Pensions Condemned.
The pension committee today made
a . report condemning the proposition
that congress grant each union veteran
of the civil war a pension of at least
$1 a day during life x
The committee maintained that such
a pension would be too expensive to
Los Angeles seems to be in the lead
of the 1911 encampment.
Tie Commander Address.
While the roll of the Grand Army is
steadily shortening, the commanderin
chief urged that every effort be made
to keep the organization upto its full
est possible strength. He, quoted the
figures showing that the G. A. R. at the
beginning of the present year had still
213,901 members in good standing as
against 220,600 at the beginning of
1909. The Joss during the year was
67S1. of which 5323 was by death. The
.commander urged that recruiting meas
ures be taken among the large number
of former Union soldiers who are not
enroled as Grand Army members.
The speaker noted a better -ge'neral
observance of Memorial day than for
merly. "Let us insist and do all in
bur power," he said, "that Memorial
day shall be devoted solely and only
to the purpose for wnion it was cre
ated. Let" it be the one day of the
year devoted to honoring our 'deathless
dead, for in that way we will teach
the rising generation, love of country,
without which our nation cai.not long
survive." He also urged the general
cooperation of the G. A. R. members in
inducing a general observance of Flag
Of the more liberal pension legisla
tion recommended by the last annual
encampment and urged at "Washing
ton by its committee, commanderin
chief Van Sant said:
"I regret that notnir.g was accom
plished, but it was no fault of . the
committee. Congress would not pass
any general pension 'eg lation. How
ever, some 6000 private pension bills
were enacted. The committee canvassed
the matter industriously with senators
and representatives, but to no purpose.
'The government was facing a defi
ciency In its revenues and retrench
ment and the strictest economy was
the watchword. This was the reason
given for nonaction. In my judgment,
in view of the changed conditions in
our country's financial affairs, if this
encampment should again recommend
this measure, it would likely pass.
. The Grand Army of the Republic
'nas ever stood for the recognition of
the services of its members, regard-
! less of length of service the 90 days'
I man as well as the veteran who served
throughout the war. If the former did
not stand in line of battle, he stood in
the line of duty, and should have just
Gratified at Conditions.
The commmanderinchief expressed
himself as particularly gratified at the
increasing fraternization of the "blue
and the gray." He voiced his pleasure
at he cordial reception given him
during his recent official visit to the
southern departments, not only from
(Continued on Page Three.)
further blushing or evasion of the issue,
the new thingamabob is an outside
chemise 'there, it is out at last. It is
the upper works of the "bolster slir-''
creation, to quote Madam Modiste, whose
real name is widow Maggie Murphy,
Chicago, Illinois. It fastens on the left
shoulder and is the first regular stop
after the Greek gown of the ancients is
passed. There is no escaping it by
claiming that the new fluffy ruffle is a
cloak or wrap. It is not. Po?rtivelee, it
It is as much a part of the "bolster'
gown" as is the drop stitch skirt. They
will be worn in different lengths and of
various materials to match the gown. In
ainearance, the' resemble the' draperies
which Damon wears in the Knights of
Pythias production of "Damon &
Pj'thias," a three act comedv-drama of
ancient times. To get the proper effect,
take one sheet from a standard gage
bed, drane it over the left shoulder and
fasten with a safety pin under the left
ear. And there you are
The second reading and passing ,of
the cilinance prescribing the farms of
the El Paso city waterworks bonds,
discussion of plans for extension of
the fire department service b the in
stalation of more fire hydrants and
fire alarm boxes and the transaction
of routine business marked the Oliurs
day morning meeting of the council.
The contract for the sewage disposal
plant was let Wednesday afternoon.
The waterworks bonds, amounting to
$375,000, provision for printing wiich
has been made, it is hoped to have per
fected by October 1, the date of the
transfer of the waterworks plant to the
"The extension of the fire department
service was brought up by a commu
nication from chief Armstrong asking
for the instalation of a fire hydrant
jjt i i i. i- ,.
ana lire aiarm uux ti lu cuiu t ,9 In the meantime, the building in
North El Paso and Main streets, which snAntni. m T,cft 1lcoc
was approved, but it was stated that
it would be some time before the In-
stalation was completed. Discussion xf
FEEED BY JURY
Ben Irwin, Held on Charge
of Criminal Assault,
Alamogordo, N. M., Sept. 22. In the
case of the territory of New Mexico
versus Ben Irwin, charged with crimi
nal assault, the jury in the district
court of Otero county returned a ver
dict of not guilty Wednesday morning.
Irwin was arested in Oklahoma some
time ago and brought to Alamogordo
for trial. '
The girl upon whom the crime was
alleged by the territory to have been
committed, was Grace Faubion, said
to be a stepdaughter of Irwin, who
was said to have been but 2 years of
age at the time of the alleged assault.
The alleged crime of which Irwin
was 'charged was claimed to have been
committed something over two years
ago while Irwin -was a resident of Ala
mogordo. He was formerly employed
in the store of the Pierce Mercantile
company and also at the Hughes Mer
The case was tried before judge E.
R. Wright, the jury returning a 'ver
dict of not guilty.
Great Corporation Takes
Step to' Prevent La-
bor Difficulties .
Albany, X. Y., Sept. 22. Another
great corporation has undertaken to
come into intimate relations with its
employes in the matter of wage differ
ences and other grievances.
Jno. Clnnripran. of Buffalo, has re
signed as chairman of the state board
of mediation and arbitration to become
general superintendent of the industrial
department of the International Paper
compan3T, at Xew York.
By the creation of an industrial bureau
40,000 employes of the great corpora
tion can have their differences discussed
and adjusted in a novel manner, and it
is believed it will work successfully.
KILLS A TEXAN
Caldwell, Tex., Sept. 22. News was
received here from Somerville this
morning that Tom Rowe was shot four
times and instantly killed by constable
Sledge Houston, Avho immediatelv .-mr-
rendered, yesterday afternoon. Houston
says Rowe threatend his life 'and at- (
temptea to shoot him at a preliminary
hearing hero this morning. Houston
was allowed bail for his appearance
before the grand jury in November.
Prominent Politician, Shot.
Dallas, Tex., Sept. 22. Doctors at
tending D. E. Bridgefarmer, who was
shot here yesterday, by Lee McAfee,
said that Bridgefarmer's condition is
serous. The men are strangers to each
other. McAfee is the Democratic nom
inee for sheriff of Grayson county.
The '"bolster-slip gown" is the thing
that is expected to put the eternal exit
sign on the late hobble skirt. The
hobble was never recognized b - these
people of ''pins and patterns, needles and
new wrinkles, who have been in session
in Chicago inventing new creations which
are promptlj- clamped upon the coun
try with the "made in Paris" trademark
sewed under the collar. Like the sheath
gown, they say. the hobble "nill never
be popular wit'h the well dressed women.
It is freakish. It is more, much more!
TOie athletic girl looks like a victim of
locomotor ataxia in one.
But it created a tendency which is to
ha satisfied by the bolster slip, effect.
The hobble never was, isn't, and never
could be. chant the dressmakers' chorus.
The child of this created tendency is the
'bolster slip style with the lingerie at
tachment on the outside, which is the
exact duplicate of the chem . Xo,
never again. Xot if it costs me mv job.
It's the T. E. Powers '"Xever Again" club
for Little Willie.
the instalation of other fire hydrants
over the city was heard, as the city
will be in actual possessionof the wa
terworks after the first of the month.
The matter -was referred .to the fire
and water committee for consideration,
with instructions to investigate as to
Goodman Bros., who own a number
of houses in the south part of the city,
which have been ordered condemned,
appeared before the council with a
knumber ofj their tenants who reside on
I Seventh and Eighth streets. The Good
mans stated they -would tear down five
of the houses, but that it was thought
four could be placed in a sanitary con
dition. They were instructed to place
the houses in santary condition if pos
sible and report back to the council
at the regular meeting on ' September
Permission was granted to's. A
'.Continued on Page Two.)
! COMMITS SUICIDE
WHEN LOCKED UP
Man Believed tovBe Worth
Big Fortune Ends His
Life in Jail.
Cleveland, O... Sept. 22. An hour
after he had been arrested and con
fined in jail for shooting and seriously
wounding a young -woman, whose iden
tity is unknown, P. A. Yates, of De
troit, Mich., committed suicide by
hanging himself in jail today. The
shooting took place at a road? house.
The woman was later identified as
Mrs. Fred Singer, of Cleveland, for
merly of Detroit. She Jvill live.
The shooting followed a day of au
tobomile rides and visits to wine
Detroit. Mich., Sept. 22. The t man
who committed suicide in the Cleve
land jail is believed to be Burton W.
Yates, a well known business man,
whose mental condition has been giv
ing his friends considerable anxiety
for six months. Yates was left a for
tune of $500,000 by his father, but he
had control only of the interest. He
was prominent in athletics.
! HEARING IS UP
Effort Beino Made to Stave
It Off Until After
Chicago. III.. Sept. 22. After hearing
e arguments for and agams-t the post-
ponenienfc of the Lonmer bribery inves
biimiun uuiai aiter tne ..November elec
tions, the senatorial committee ad
journed its first formal session todav
jmtil tomorrow morning without decid
ing on a question.
Judge Haneey. representing senator
Lorimer, in arsuing for a DOstDOnement.
I said many legislators who voted for Lor
imer are npw seeking relection and to
call them from their districts to compel
them to give testimony now would be a
hardship on them and that the testimony
would be used for political purposes.
Colorado Spring.-. Colo
Ljgutnmg killed tour persons during
a storm in the vicinity of Eastonvilfe J
and -hilbert, I'd miles northeast ot here
James Bland and "William Lolcama
were killed in a barn, which was struck;
Mrs. Gus Kranz met death near Elbert,
as she -was opening the gate of a wire
fence; Mrs. Julius Klotz was struck by
a bolt as she was driving through a field
4 POLICE RESTORE AN
4- ABDUCTED TEXAS" GIRL.
4 Chicago, 111.. Sept. 22. Dor-
4 othy Barrow, 13 years old, miss-
4 ing from her home in Houston,
4 Tex., for more than a year, has
4 been found, poorly clothed and
4 penniless in a hotel at Vin-
4? cennes, Ind., and was restored
4 today to her mother, Mrs. Elope
4- Barrow, who claims that the
4 child was abducted. The police
4 are investigating.
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NO WONDER CHARLTON
KILLED HIS WIFE; SEE
WHA T TROUBLED HIM!
Xew York, Sept. 22. According to reports of alienists who have exam
ined Porter Charlton, the self confessed slayer of his vIfc at Lake Cobo,
Italy, and which has just been made public at Jersey City, where CharltoH
Is confined, Charlton Is "of depraved mental organization and a victim of
what Is known to students of mental disease as constitutional inferiority.
The alienists say he should be taken to a hospital for the insaae aitd
kept there indefinitely, "for he is likely at any time to be a menace to
Among other awful charges the alienists made are that "he was faacl
ful, wrote verse and was delicate and to a degree sentimental fels physical
condition reveals nothincr hnt the hysterical stigroatie. Hls'color sense is
constricted. His deep reflexes are exaggerated."
Denver Land Promoters Ask
For a Chance to Make Di
rect Attack on El Paso.
EL PASO SENDS
Coloradoans Want to Read
Their Resolutions on the
Floor Against Engle Dam.
That the Denver land, promoters who
are fighting the Elemhant Butte dam
project, are in the battle in ftarnest, is
evidenced by information received in EI
Paso. The Coloradoaiis are preparing to
wage real vrar upon the project and are
now making an effort for a ehance on
Private advices received yesterday
state that H. H. Eddy, chairman of the
Colorado delegation to the National Ir
rigation congress, has presented a re
quest to the program committee and the
executive committee of the congress, to
permit Colorado to present resolutions on
the otand taken by Colorado in the Ele
phant Butte dam project, together with,
an address. Upon receipt of this in
formation the following telegram was
sent tp president B. A. Jjowler. of the
irrigation congress: -
Ve understand Colorado delegation
preparing resolutions jwith address to be
submitted to program and executive
committees. This 'being question spechil
interest and detrimental New Mexico and
Texas, we protest against admitting
such in program without previous under
standing both sides that 'both may have
equal opportunity. TVe contend com
mittee on resolutions and floor of con
vention should be place for discussion
questions of the kind.
''Felix Martinez, chairman executive
'E1 Paso Valley "Water Users' Asso
ciation.'" The Water Users association in the
upper vajlev Tvas also telephoned to, and
that association likewise sent a protest
MISSING MAN LEFT HIS
ACCOUNTS IX GOOD SHAPE.
Houston, Tex., Sept. 22. An anxious
search -was made for J". L. Lowery.
agent of the Beaumont, Sour Lake and
Western railrqad' at Sour Lake, who
Saturday left after announcing that
lie was going to Maurice to visit his
mother. No trace of the man has been
found. He is an old employe and in
Experts are now examining the state
of his affairs, which, friends assert.
I will be found in perfect
Pla3" is feajed. The aut
authorities are in
"WHERE TO GET HERALD
AT IRRIGATION CONGRESS.
The "U'inch Slayden Stationery
store at 309 North Main street.
Pu-eblo, Colo.", willhave the El
Paso Herald on sale during the
irrigation congress. The El
Paso and New Mexico delega
tion can obtain papers- there.
BIGGEST RAILROAD SUIT
THIS COUNTY EVER HAD.
Sherman, Tex., Sept. 22. The largest
railroad suit ever filed in Grayson
county was placed on record in tae
district court this- morning.
The Denison, Bonham and New Or
leans railway sues the Missouri", Kan-
sas and Texas, alleging a violation of
contract, fraud, deception and failure
tov settle for services rendered an--asking
damages of $377,547.05.
ASIC MERCY FOR "WOMAN
HELD FOR KILLING HUSBAND.
Waco, Tex., Sept. 22. The women
here are preparing to circulate a pe
tition asking that mercy be shown
Mrs. T-. E. Streight, whose trial on
the charge of killing her husband, the
McGregor editor. June 18, will come up
here nest month.
REGENT OF PERSIA -
DIES IN TEHERAN.
Teheran, Persia, Sept. 22.
The regent of Persia, Azad-Ul-
Mulk, died in this city today.