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EI Paso, Texas,
November 5, 1910 - 26 Pages
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Mrs. John L. May y of Las Cruces, Oame Here When El
Paso Was Franklin and She Had to Make the Trip
From San Antonio by Stage, the Journey Now
Taking 24 Hours, Then Eequiring Three
fc Full Week's Time.
Mrs. John L. Slay, of Las Cruces, "who
is now the guest of her daughter, Mrs.
August Andreas, at El Paso, has had
an interesting experience in the south
west, and is one of the pioneers f
this country. Mrs. May left St. -uojis
on November 3, 1853, a young girl, ber
maiden name being Elizabeth Rohman.
The party with which she traveled
went to New Orleans by river steam
boat; from New Orleans to Galveston
by ship, and then took the overland
At San Antonio they engaged pass
age on the old Concord stage undr
Capt. Skillman for ttie long trip to El
Pas del Norte- The day the stage
was to leave, reports of marauding In
dians reached the post quarters and
the driven of the ptage at first refused
to allow the young girl to make the
trip. He was, however, finally persuad
ed to let her gc and the party start
ed. On the trip, while not meeing any
warring Indians, they had several
scares, but finnaly arrived in El Paso
del Norte, now known as Juarez. Janu
ary 3, 1854, exactly two months from
the day of their departure from St.
Louis, and three weeks from the time
they left San Antonio.
Miss Rohman was the first Amer--
lean wofcian to set foot in El Paso del
Norte, where her party remained for
three months. Her uncle, A. B. Roh
man, with his partner, was running
the only store in the town. Xiater his
family moved across the river to
Franklin, now El Paso. Here again
Miss Rohman was one of the first
American women, her aunt and her
cousin accompanying her.
They remained In Franklin for a
year and a half and then went to Las
WILL NOT ACCEPT
Gen. Phelps Says He Will
Remonstrate With Third -
Austin, Texas, Nov. 5. The resigna-
1 Hon of officers of the third regiment,
Texas national guard, were not re
ceived by the adjutant general's office
yetand officers here say they believe
the resignations will be reconsidered
Third regiment officers here an
nounced that they will resign because
of the conviction of J. T. Manley at
Dallas. Acting adjutant general
Phelps says he will not accept the
resignations until the officers are re
MANLEY CASE TO BE TAKEN
TO FEDERAL SUPREME COURT.
Dallas, Texas, Nov. b. -Motion for a
new trial in the case of sergeant J. D.
Manley, 'convicted of the murder of
Louis Richenstein and given a life
sentence here yesterday, will be filed
this afternoon. If refused the case
will be taken to the court of criminal
appeals, and. the federal supreme court
as a last resort.
Three officers of Manley's company
and three line officers have resigned.
BLIND GOSPEL SINGER DIES.
Los Angeles, CaL, Nov. 5. William
Victor Baker, known throughout the
English speaking world as the "blind
gospel singer," was found dead in bed
yesterday by his wife. He was 70
Mr. and Mrs. Baker were educated
at the institute for the blind at Phila
delphia and married In 1884. They
took up gospel -work and toured with
evangelists, Moody, Chapman and
AUTOS TO RACE ON
!Los Angele-, Cal., Nov. 5. "What probably Is the most daring: and dif
ficult automobile road race ever attempted In America -will be' bepin at 11
oclock tonlsrht, vrhen 14 racing cars, stripped to the lightest limit, start from
J.oh Ansreles for a 455-mile race across the mountains and desert to Phoenis,
The roads are said to be the mo it trying and dangerous' for motor oars
ever attempted. The route lies almost directly east from Los Angeles 100
miles, then south and east across the Sierra Madre and through the desolate
sand wastes of the Colorado desert to the Colorado river, where at Ehren
burg, the machines will he ferried across on rafts by Indians.
From there the machines will speed away for 150 miles across the cac
tus dotted desert of Arizona to the finishing point.
Fourteen cars are entered 'in the race. They expect to finish Monday.
RACE FR03I PRESCOTT.
Prescott, Ariz., Nov. 5. The Prescott to Phoeaix auto race, 125 miles,
starts Sunday morning: and will finish -with good roads in' seven hours.
The rainfall in the last 24 hours has been heavy and the cars expect a lon
delay, perhaps days
WEDS DIVORCED WIFE'S
SISTER WITH SON AS
BEST MAN A T WEDDING
New York, Nov 5. With the hearty approval of his divorced wife, Sey
mour E. Locke has married his sistcrinlaw, Miss Margaret Greenleaf, a
magailne writer, whose home is Lexington, Ivy.
The first Mrs. Locke was so far from bearing- enmity toward her sister
that It was at her especial request that her son was his father's best man
at the ceremony.
Although the marriage took place sereral weeks ago, cards announc
ing the marriage were not received here until today.
The first 3Irs. Locks obtained a divorce in Los Angeles in 1000, and is
now residing in New York.
-He should have married Margaret in the first place," she said tpTI.ty.
"1 was quite willing that he should innry "her now." ' '
Cruces, seeing the first American flax
unfurled at Mesilla in 1855. They re
mained In Las Cruces only a short time
and then continued to jDona Ana.f
where Miss Rohman was married on
November 3, 1856, to John L. May, hor
wedding day being the same day aud
month of the third year after her de
parture from her home in St- Louis.
After her marriage, Mrs. May and her
husband moved to Las Cruces and 'with
the exception of a few years in Mora
and one other absence, she has resided
there ever 'since. ,
Their first home -was where the T-io
Grande hotel in Las Cruces was built,
and Mrs. May was still living there
when the "workmen commenced to
dismantle thebuilding the first of this
week. "In 1SG1 the hotel was turneu
into officer's quarters for the troops
then stationed there, and In 1871 Mrs.
May and her husband started as ho
telkeepers. Mrs. May has a remarkable memoi y'
and can give-even the minutest details
of the happening of thearly day3 In this!
section of the country. As a boy ser
ator Elkins, of West Virginia, made
his home at-thelr house and was prac
tically reared by Mrs. May, being
treated as one of her own boys, and
his name is on the original deed of the
Rio Grande hotel property, executed to
the Mays in 1SG4, as a witness.
Mrs. May and her daughter, Miss Or
meda May, will remain In El Paso f r
several days, after which they will
go to Los Angeles and from there ""
Ontario, Cal., to be gone several
At Ontario they will visit Mrs. May's
cousin, Mrs. Tayes, who was 'with the
party on the long trip from St. Lou'-s
to EI- Paso" del Norte,
. WITH GUN RUNNERS
Captain and Another Offi
cer of British Boat
London, England, Nov. 5. A dispatch,
received here by a newspaper agency
from Teheran reported that a British
invasion of Persia had begun recently
at Llngah on the Gulf of Persia, and
that it was stated that the commander
and -officeraj; the British cruiser
Proserpine had been -wounded in a
It turns out, however, that the af
fair had nothing to do with Persia.
Sixty men who had landed from ihe
Proserpine near Chahbar, in Beluchis-
tan, had a brush -with Afghan gunrun
ners in which the capain of he Pros
erpine and another officer from the
vessel were slightly "wounded. Chah
bar is 3S0 miles from Lingah and in
Washington, D. C, Nov. 5.
The population of the state of
Iowa is 2,274,771, a decrease of
7082 or 0.3 percent over 1900,
due to the exodus to the south
OKLAHOMA MAN HELD ON
CHARGE OF EMBEZZLEMENT
Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. .5 D. V. Li
dell, a cotton dealer of -Shawnee, Okla.,
is under arrest here charged with the
embezzlement of $10,000 in cotton oper
ations at Shawnee. Sheriff E. A. Pearce
has arrived here for the prisoner, who
says he will fight requisitjon.
Convicted of Murdering Her
Husband Hears Verdict
Lying Upon Got in Court:
Yaco, Texas, Nov. 5. The jury in
the case of Mrs. Minnie Lee Streight,
charged with the murder of her hus
band, T. E. Streight, returned a ver
dict in judge Munroe's district court
at 9:15 o'clock this morning, finding the
defendent guilty of murder in the, first
uegree ana assessing ner pynisnment
at life imprisonment.
The defence's counsel polled the jury
and found the verdict unanimous.
Mrs. Streight heard the verdict lying
on a cot. Bursting into tears she
sobbed convulsively, but refused to
talk. Her attorneys will file a mo
tion for a new trial.
The jury retired at 5:30 yesterday
Not many were present when district
clerk McClain read the verdict.
Streight was editor of the Mirror
at McGregor and was shot and skilled
on the night of June 18. The woman
was denied bail, but a habeas corpus
hearing was taken to the court of
criminal appeals and judge Davidson
granted bail in the sum of $10,000. Mc
Gregor citizens hung Davidson in ef
figy on learning this. "When indicted,
Mrs. Streight was rearrested and again
denied bail. The trial commenced Oc
tober 11, being removed to Waco be
cause of the feeling at McGregor.
Mrs. Streight pleaded self defence,
claiming her husband attacked her
with a razor and witnesses declared
they found a razor under the, pillow.
The burden of the testimony centered
around Streight's treatment of his
family. The" defence claimed he threat
ened the lives of his wife and children
frequently, and state witnesses de
clared that Streight was considerate
and kind to his family.
HANG NOV. 8.
London, England, Nov. 5. The appeal
of Dr. Hawley Crippen from his sen
tence of death for the murder of his
wife was today denied by the criminal
court of appeals and Dr. Crippen will
therefore be hanged November 8.
Crippen was much paler and thinner
than when he first entered prison, but
today he maintained his cqmposure,
even In the trying moment when he
heard his doom pronounced.
AUTOIST IS ACQUITTED.
New York, N. Y., Nov. 5. Edward
1? Rosenheimer, a wealthy manufac
turer, was acquitted this evening on
a charge of killing Miss Grace Hugh
by running down in his automobile a
buggy in which she was riding August
IS. The jury was out but half an
GUILTY OF MURDER.
San Francisco. Cal.. Nov. 5. Dr.
,HPr 3rP cD' barged with the ,
E?I w n5? "'an' 7aSHnd UlUyi
i ast niETTxt of murder in the second
Zla La , ' uo,the salvation airaj ieCuu5 "lV-i
onLH'?- reTl f a crv!minal night. Gilham who was imraedi ,ue-
operation, was found two months ago ly arrested, today denies the truth-
burled under the basement floor of a fulness of the story, saying he was
deserted cottaee. .i..,!, ioo nivit
! FOOTBALL WORLI
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w? 1 Is ,V- Z' Footba11 sames I
were played today, both east and west. I
the most important of
the season, !
nearly all the big colleges me-etin
The Yale-Brown game at New Havn
promises to be a crucial struggle for
Old Eli, as it would show whethtr tht
I lale warriors had rounded into form
I for the big games with Princeton and
Pennsylvania met Xia Fayette, al
ways a troublesome opponent, while
Harvard's team with its goal line un
crossed this season, clashed with Cor
nell's snappy 11.
Brown held Harvard to 12 points.
and Yale adherents were apprehensive
of the result of today's game.
Princeton was expected to defeat
the Holy Cross handily, but the game
was closely watched.
In the west the unbeaten Illinois
and Indiana elevens met at Blooming
Michigan had a hard game with
Marquette, and the Denver university
and Colorado School of Mines games
a- Denver went a long ways towards
deciding the state championship.
IN NORTH TEXAS
Fort Worth, Texas. Nov. a. Reports
received here today from points
throughout north and -west Texas say
the temperature fell from 20 to 30! de
grees during Friday night and that
rain is falling in many places.
The norther will reach central and
eastern Texas by tonight.
KILLS HER BETRAYER;
WILL NOT BE TRIED.
San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 5.
Despite the dramatic protests of
the dead man's relatives, Effie
Wilson, the lGyearold Texas
girl who stands self accused of
killing Guido VarsI, who
brought her from her San An
tonio home to the night life of
this city, will not be visited
with the vengeance of the law.
She will go back to her mother
in the Texas town, watched over
by a philanthropic -woman of
this city; and with the girl In
her mother's keeping, the peace
and dignity of the state of
California will be satisfied.
The murder charge against her
will be dismissed.
Commit&ees Successful To
day in the Efforts to Set
IN TROUBLE AGAIN
Chicago, III., Nov. 5. The strike of
garment " workers, which called out
more tnan 40,000 workers in the clo.h
ing trade and which was produtve of
niifi.in.-u. sniall riots, was sot'Ird his
afternoon. It is expected the strikers
will return to -their machines Monday
The police this morning answered a
riot call at 547 Jackson boulevard and
made one arrest. Twenty pickets had
entered a shop and'souglit to persuade
the girls to leave their machines. The
fight was general.
SLTTLE3IEXT OF NEW
YORK STRIKE POSSIBLE
New York, N. X., Nov. 5. There was
renewed promise of peace in the express
strike today. Mayor Gaynor has ar
ranged anotner meeting between the
representatives of the express com
panies and the drivers at the city hall
today and it is hoped an adjustment of
difficulties will result.
'Hie officials of the express companies
are willing to arbitrate with their for
mer employes but are unwilling to
rec ognize outsiders union off. :ials in
POSSIBILITY OP STRIKE
AGAIN IN PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia, Pa.. Nov. 5. Although
leaders of the union motormen and con
ductors expressed themselves as hope
ful of averting another strike against
the Philadelphia Rapid Transit com
pany, the police officials continue their
preparation for further trouble. Maj-or
Reyburn expresses the opinion that
"out of town agitators would succeed
in fomenting another strike."
The national organizer of the Amal
gamated Association of Street and Elec
tric Aallway Employes met with the ex
ecutive committee of the carmen's union
and discussed the failure of the arbi
trators selected to decide the points
that have arisen in construing the
agreement made at the conclusion of j
the last strike.
At the close Of the meeting, Mr.
pratt maae tne loiiowmg siaiBmeui. :
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An uouurauie aciucmcui .. ..-
Rapid Transit company and the carmen
I am hopeful that such a happy con-
SAYS HE DREW LOT
TO WBECK TIMES ;
Man at Phoenix Exposes Al-
l . , r -r, , . -
leged Los Angeles Plot
and Then Denies.
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 5. A sensa
tlonal story ofparticiDation in
destruction of the Los Angeles Time , haye admittance to the
buildin- was to1 by EdWafd Gll'I pany. and one prominent busines
a waiter in a Chinese restaurant at,f hear
Gilham said he was one of 17 blind- 1
oded e. ZlT:'Vk tE Z I
fc,v..- - x- - - I
was one of threfe chosen to 01ow ,lv
the Times building. He said tii2 plan
was to plow up the paper after it went
tn rASS hnt some emolove. encomi-
al.;nr Vi n-irps musfid the xnlnsion
to occur shortly after 1 o'clock Ip tho
morning. In Los Angeles he said he
was known as King.
Denying the story today, Gilham
says he left Los Angeles September
26, was in Yuma two days later and
arrived here September 30, the day be
fore the destruction of the Times.
An investigation will be made tJ
ascertain the truthfulness of the story
TAFT URGING THE
PRACTICE OF ECOXOMY.
Washington, D. C, Nov. 5.
President Taft intends to take
a hand in the economic policies
he is anxious to see introduced
in all government departments.
At the -white house today the
president had a- heart to heart
talk with committees "of gov
ernment employes that have
been appointed by thj& various
secretaries to -work out plans
for economizing. About 40 men
from the rank and file of the
forces met the president.
FLIGHT AT SEA OF
50 MILES POSTPONED.
New York, N. Y., Nov. 5. Because
i of the continued -wind and rain, with
a probability of more heavy -weather
to follow, the proposed flight of J. A.
D. McCurdy, one of the Curtiss team
of aviators, from the deok of the
Kalserin Auguste Victoria to Gover
nor's island in New York harbor with
mail, has ben postponed until Novem
On that date the flight will be at
tempted from the steamer America tor
the same distance 50 miles over the
ARE GIVEN PARDONS.
Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 5. The
republic of Portugal was pro
claimed one month ago, and to j
uuiiiiiieuiura.i.t; me aate a aecree
was published in the official
journal today granting amnesty
to political offenders and re
ducing the prison sentences of
all criminals one-third.
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Cerbere, France, JSTov. 5. Advices from Sabadell, Spain, says the town -is
stricken with a famine as, a result of the general strike which has cut off supplies.
The population is excited and disorders are frequent. Thousands of troops
have entrained for Barcelona and all leaves of absence in the army have been can
celed. - Arbitration Ineffectual.
Madrid, Spain, ISTov. 5. Senor Sagasta, Spanish, minister of the interior, said
today that he had tried unsuccessfully to bring about the -arbitration of strikes at
Sabadell, where 6000 men demand a nine hour day, and at Barcelona, where the
metal workers are out. The attitude of the government, he said, was neutral.
Investors, Certain That Oil
Is There, Making Plans
A LARGE DEAL
Tucumcarl, N. M., Nov. 5. It is given
out here today
.- that outside capital to
?lo4,000. has been inter-
the amount of
ested in the development of the oil
lands on the state line east of here.
The Trojilla Oil company, the discov
erers and -original promoters of the
find, has been reorganized under "the
name of the State Line Oil and Invest
ment enmnsnv nnrf has nr?rlor? r iter
original holdings a G40 tract across
across the line in TeJfas.
inofl1 hnnv tnria vmnriiri o n-n
w ..-.- . aw-
tle accounts of the first mmmnv A
as the necessar material can be
rmttm Tfi fh rrrin1 T'Ti iAnnf
fnilo tft ln nnl flni, .
astic farmers and their friends are
staking! off claims as close as ten miles
The opposition shown by some of
these to the oil men is rapidly" vanishing-
when it is explained to them
at they win not lose their lands for,
although oil rights have the priority
over agricultural, oil must be certainly j
known to exist on the land before this
is the case, and such knowledge is
impossible without consent of the
Several new investors in this city
of Endee, east of hear and near the ;
field, is said to have invested practl-
call hI entire
iJJJlM AirO G-llirJLiJ
White Man Blackened as a
isTegro, Steals Child and
Carries Her to
Warsaw,. Mo., Nov. 5. Henry Miller,
a 19yearold. boy who resides in a cabin
In the Green River hills, was placed in
jail here after a narrow escape from
lynching near his home. Two deputy
sheriffs rescued him after th mob
had tied a hitching strap around his
neck and started to swing him from
the limb of a tree.
The offense which caused the moo
to attack Miller was the abduetion of
Elsie Tye, an Syearoid child. Black
ing his face with stove polish, Millor
armed with a shotgun, caught the girl
while she was playing in a road with
several schooimattes and carried her
to his cabin. When her brothers at
tempted to follow the couple,' Miller
frightened them away with his gun.
The boys told their mother that thV?
girl had been , kidnaped and a posse
was organized. The girl was found in
GALVESTON GETS THE
EXT D. A. R. MEETING
Waco, Texas, Nov. 5. Galveston was
selected as the next meeting place by
the convention of Daughters" of the
American Revolution of Texas this
Officers were elected as follows:
State regent. Mrs. A. V. Lane, Dallas;
vice regent, Mrs. J. J. Stephens, San
Antonio; corresponding secretary, 'Miss
Harriet R. Spalding, Dallas; recording
secretary. Miss Genoa Harrington.
Waco; treasurer, Mrs. R. F. Anderson.
Forth Worth; historial, Miss Mary Pet
tus Thomas. Belton; registrar." Mrs.
Lipscomb Norvell, Beaumont; chaplain,
Mrs. E. P. Smith, Austin.
ARGUMENTS ARE BEGUN IN
WAXAHACHIE MURDER TRIAL
Waxahachie, Texas, Nov. 5. The tes
timony in the case of C. A. Redmon,
charged with killing J. C. Robinson was
concluded in the district court here
this morning and arguments were com
menced at 11 oclock, each side being
limited to four hours. The case prob
ably will be given to the jury tonight.
Robinson was killed in Hill county
three years ago
LOVE CAUSES TRAGEDY.
Durant, Okla., Nov. 5. Lon Crabtree
was fatally fetabbed by Jos. Ray, near
Finchtown, southwest of here, last
night and Ray escaped into Texas. The
men were rivals in a love affair and
the families are prominent.
LAST DA Y OF FAIR
IS REPLETE WITH
MANY BIG OFFERINGS
Saturday, the last day, but one, of evening. Again the stands were pack
the El Paso Fair and exposition. Is
children's day and every child under
the age of 16 was admitted at the
gates free by courtesy of the Fair as
sociation. The school children took ad
vantage of the generous offer of the
association and filled the grounds.
Many had net seen the fair during tlu
week and they romped from building
to building, collecting souvenirs, see
ing the exhibits and trailing down the
Trail with all the abandon of youth.
The Baby and Doll Shows.
The baby show, arranged especiClly
for the school children and their par
ents, was held in agricultural hall at
11 oclock. The, doll show, which was
a!sox arranged for the little folks's
J1"1 luu iiace in tne ari- "a"- "
j the infield, the polo teams attracted
h hnv! whnco. lrvr nf tho nutflnnrs
drew them to the strenuous game of
the millionaires. The motorcycle races
and baseball games in the afternoon
proved added attractions and the chil
dren enjoyed it all to the utmost.
Many out of town school children
took advantage of the association's
offer to attend the fair free and. -o
inspect the model school exhibit of the
EI Pasa schools. This exhibit in the
merchants' and manufacturers' build
ing has been one of the biggest at
tractions during the week and it wa3
crowded with children Saturday.
The program, for Sunday includes a
sacred concert In the morning aud
again In the afternoon on the colon
nade, a baseball game between El
Paso and Douglas when the tie of
Friday will be played off. The carnival
in the evening will close the second
annual fair and exposition.
Record Breaking; Crowd.
Dan Patch day, the biggest day at
! the El Paso fair, surpassed El Paso
day oy several thousand people. Tno
crowd on the grounds and in the grand
stands, the bleachers and enclosure
was estimated at S000. Every available
seat was taken long before the kins
of harness horses paraded down the
stretch in his pure white speed wagon.
The crowds continued to pour through
the gates until there was no longer
room for anyone in either stand, and
the men began vacating their seats
and standing in the enclosure in front
to make room for the -women -who
could not find a seat. Every bov w-13
taken in both stands and, from the
judge's stand, the" crowd was a miss
of smiling, happy, holiday faces.
Friday evening the crowd in the
stands again established a record fitr
It was even greater than that present
at the Os-Aple parade on Thursday '
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 5. Declaring
that direct legislation is repugnant to
the' constitution of the United States,
and if the initiative and referendum
is adopted, president Taft and con
gress will refuse to approve the, Ari
zona constitution, delaying or defeat
ing statehood, Republican members
made a strenuous attacK upon those
principles at the afternoon session of
the committee of the whole yester
day. The Republican participation in the
debate, however, d'.d not begin until
whole decided upon 10 percent for the
Initiative and 5 percent for referendum
S. L. Kingan of Pima county quoted
numerous authorities - as proof of the I
tnu ,uutcuiiuii m .iitiiiiivLcc jx. iiic 1
WINTER WEDS SPRING,
LOSES BRIDE; SUICIDE
Dresden, Tenn., Nov. 5. Despondent because he had ueea forced to sur
render his lSyearoId bride, Thomas Gaskias, 75 years of ajc, a wealthy
planter, stabbed himself with a pocket knife at his home neir Dresdea, in
flicting wounds which probably will he fatal.
Following the death of his wife three weeks ago, Gaskias, despite par
ental objections, secured the consent of Lizzie McDanlels to marry him. Yes
terday he rode to the McDanlels home, held the family at bay with a re
volver, and rode away with the young woman seated behind him They
rode 14 miles to Paris, where they were married at 4 o'clock yesterday
In the meantime the sheriff, at the request of the girl's father, went la
pursuit of the elopers. When he overtook them, Gasklns submitted to (arrest,
his wife climbed into the buggy with the sheriff and the three coatiae4 .
to Dresden. On the way, Gasklns escaped and when found at his home
several hours later, he was practically' in a dylnsr condition as the result 1
sllf-lnflicted knife wounds. ,
The young woman was returned' to her parents.
eci to see the program of fireworks
presented by Willson, the firework
f Plenty to See.
No one could complain Friday about
there not being enough to see. Thero
was something doing each minute of
the afternoon." Starting off with a
whirlwind baseball game which we :c
ID innings to a xie, the big day was
a complete success. Dan Patch re
ceived on the colonnade until time to
make his bow before the assemb'ed
crowds, the bands playedr the free
vaudeville was given In .front of the
stands and the crack polo teams- play
ed on the infield. By way of an added
attraction not nn the program, the l.i
.balloon burned just as It was due to
Many people remained on the
grounds to see the fireworks at nighz.
The supper parties were almost as
thick as the luncheon picnics were on
El Paso day.
Vote on QHeeH.
The following was the vote for
queen of the carnival at the close of
the balloting at midnight Fridav
Mrs. M. Tobias -. 4370
Miss Esther Berg " 4Q9S
Miss A. Arant -.--!! 3315
Mrs. T.- G. Woodman 3512
Miss "Vera O'Hara 3540
The ballot boxes will be closed at S
ocJock tonight and the successful can
didate "will be crowned during tna
masquerade on the Colonnade at s
oclock. Besides being crowned the
queen will be given a diamond" ring-.
Prizes will also be given the other
candidates who were not lucky enough,
to secure the highest number oT votis.
ALL KINDS OF FIRE
MAKE NIGHT BRIGHT
Display stt Park Delights a
Great Crowd for Second
Artifice vied with nature Friday
night at Washington park whea the
lightning of the heavens altercated
its flashes on a starlit sky with the
j pyrotechnical fire -flashes of rockets.
vari-colored candles and red fire. Next
to the fireworks, set off by expert
Willson, the feature of the evening"
was the crowd which saw the fire
works display. Certainly not at hls
fair, and probably never before had
such a crowd assembled at the nark
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contention that legislation directly by
the people is unconstitutional In states,
though permissible In localities, as de
cided by the California supreme court
and others. He said It would deprive
the legislature of real law making
E. M. Doe, associate justice of the
supreme court, predicted that the
United States supreme court would
decide the Oregon case now before it
adversely, and made the unique plea
to the Demicratc members that they
inform themselves as to tho constitu
tionality of direct legislation and ask
to be released from instructions to
vote Ior tne initiative and referendum.
Everybody Mixed Up.
Like atangled skein of yarn is the
status of the constitutional convention
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