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L PASO HERALD
1 Pas, Texn,
Saturday Even&f ,
Sept., 2, 1911 - 2fi Faft
Fair tonight and Sunday.
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. Kjuttschnitt Breaks Off AIL'
Negotiations and Eeturns
to the East.,
SHOP MEN CALL
San Francisco. Cal., Sept. 2. Julius
Xruttschnitt, vice president o the
Hrariman system, left for the east at
9 oclock this morning- over the Santa
Fe Tailroad. He had no -further con
ference with the presidents of the re
spective unions of the company's shop
employes before he left and, so far as
the railroad is concerned, the situation
is Just as it was yesterday at the close
of a three hour debate which ended
in positive refusal of Kruttschnitt to
recognize tha Federation of Shop Em
ployes of the Harriman lines.
The labor leaders made no attempt
today to reopen the subject with the
"The meeting yesterday was final,
so far as we are concerned," said J.
W. Kline, president of the Blacksmiths'
union, and spokesman for the labor
leaders daring yesterday's conference.
Mr. Kline intimated that a call prob
ably will be sent out at once for a
general conference of the executive
cosamittees of the unions included in
the federation. Apparently It Is planned
to hold that meeting in this city. A
joint meeting of the, crafts union in
this city will be held today, it is ex
pected, and the call for the general
conference will be discussed.
In rejecting the demands of the em
ployes, general manager Kruttschnitt
declared that recognition of the Feder
ation of -Shop Employes comprising
five shOD craft unions with a total i
membership et 2t men, would ham
per the company in performing its duty
te the public.
Union leaders asked for It on
grounds of economy and expedition,
and admittedly because of a feeling
that greater ce ntralization of capital
and- power1 made corporating centrali
satien -among Various "unions deslrsble.
The unions Involved had asked their
general officers for permission to
strike in -the event of the refusaL
to grant recognition ofthe federation.,
A conference lasting three hours and
zt nainmtes was terminated by Mr.
"Kruttschnitt's final answer and fol
lowing it, the union representatives,
ober faced, went into session by
thesselves, to consider the- strike vote,
which they may accept as binding or
may reject, refusing to sanction a
Strike May Not Conie Soon.
Chicago, I1L, Sept 2. Notwithstand
ing refusals by railroad officials to
deal with any general federation of
shop employes, labor leaders in Chicago
were Inclined today to believe that no
strike was imminent.
For the employes, "sentiment was
voiced by secretary Kramer of the In
ternational Brotherhood of Black
smiths and "helpers. He said:
"It can be truthfully stated JLhat ne
goti&tions are still pending. Until
peace efforts have yceased, I see no
reason forecasting Tesults."
In addition to the 8000 shopmen in
volved on thfr Illinois Central, there
are 25,fr0O affected on the Southern
Pacific and allied lines, and the Issues
have been made nearly if not quite as j
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ENDS HIS LIFE ON
EVE OF HIS WEDDING
Xew York, N. Y., Sept. 2. "While waiting here to meet his fiancee on
her ictmn from Europe, Daniel E. Garrison, Jr.. aged 42, a member of one of
the most prominent and wealthy families la St. Louis, committed Hulcide to
day at the "Waldorf-Astoria because he believed he was too III to marry.
"When his body was found, it was discovered that he shot himself In the
head. Two letters jay beside him.. In one he told his father that he would
rather die than continue to suffer, and that it would be unjust to his fiancee
te marry her In his present state of health. The other letter was -written
by the 'girl he expected to marry and urged him to "cheer up" and think of
"the better days to come-" x
TWO AVIATORS IN : - jj
FRANCE MET DEA T&fiE
Ihc France, Sepfc 2. Eight Fremch army officers left Buc La aeroplanes
faiti eraiHg fer the aMnver of ihe seveHtb army corps near Chalons
Sar atarae. Six of the aviators arrived at their "destination, but the other
tvre -were missing.
BURNS IX AIR.
Troyes, France, Sept. 2. Llent. De GralHy of the eight curiassiers, while
making u aerenlane flight from this city today, was burned to death Ih
The disaster probably was caased by the exploslos of the fnel tank,
the burning oil being scattered all over the machine.
lAX OTHER FREXCH FATALITY. n,
Xangis, France, Sept. 2. Cant. De Camin, one of -the most experienced
aviators In the French army, fell with his monoplane while flylHg here
today and was instantly killed. The aviator stracfc'oH his head, which-was
ACCIDENT AT BOSTON.
Besten, Mass., Sept. 2. The first accident In the two years of aviation at
Sqnantam eccarred early this forenoon, when Joseph S. Camming fell 200
feet In a Bleriet monoplane Into Dorchester bay, but managed to drag himself
eat and swim ashore. He was badly bruised, but expects to resume flying
PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FAMi.
Norton, Kan., Sept. 2. J. J. Frlsbie, flying a Curtis biplane, fell 100 feet
and was fatally injured kere yesterday during a flight he attempted only
because, of the taanta and jeers of spectators'. On the previous day Fris
ble's machine acted badly and he fell 40 feet Yesterday he went aloft
anly after the crowd had taunted him with being a "faker.
Hot Contest For Nomination
For Vice Presidency of
Mexico City, Sept 2. When
the taking of a vote for a vice
presidential nominee was half
finished this afternoon Dr.
'Francisco Vasquez Gomez was
leading with Jose Pino Suarez
30 votes' behind.
Mexico City, Mexico, Sept 2. "With
only 15 votes separating them, Jose
Pino Suarez and Dr. Francisco Vas-
quezz Gomez renewed their contest forH
the progressive convention for the
nomination as vice president of Mexico
Alfredo R. Dominguez, who received
only 297 votes last night and would
therefore, under the rules, De elimin
ated from the race, it is said urged his
supporters to back Suarez.
Ferdinando Iglesias Calderon doubtless
also will be eliminated today, his vote
of 321 being added to Dominguez's 297
and split up between Vasquez Gomez
and Pino Suarez.
The unexpected showing made by
"Vasquez Gomez has increased the fear
on the part of Pinoistas that be will
get more Jthan Thalf ithis potential
vote. The Tucatan candidate supporters
worked hard up to the opening hour of
the convention to secure pledges for
their candidate. The backers of Cal
deroa, while clinging to hope, were re
luctant to .make promises, but it is
commonly believed that a fair majority
of the votes polled last night by Ro
bles JJomingnez will go to swell the
plurality of Pino Suarez.
Inasmuch as the Calderon vote has
been known as a conservative vote, the
adherents of Pino Suarez are counted'
on to give him a majority! in the final
contest since "Vasquez Gomez has ac
quired a reputation for radicalism
rather than for conservatism. On this
line of reasoning Pino Suarez's back
ers are forcasting his nomination.
The Vasquezltas appeared no less
confident of-success this jnprningJl
lleving that their candidate will be
carried in on a wave of popular senti
ment as a result of the work which he
did during the revolution.
The necessity for repeating the roll
call today made it probable a vice pres
ident "would not be nominated before
tonight or tomorrow.
Convention Breaks Up.
Although it was decided early yes
terday to continue the convention in
session until a vice presidential nom
ination was made, an adjournment was
taken last night after the first 'vote
had been taken. ,
Shouting charges of corruption and
yelling that the supporters of Jose
Pino Suarez had bought their votPS?
the supporters of Dr. Francisco V.
Gomez marched out of the convention
making it impossible for the balloting
to continue xf or the time being. This
followed closely on the clearing of one
of the galleries by police assisted by
Students who began rooting for
"Vasquez Gomez, created so great a tu
mult that the work of the assembly
was temporarily closed. A semblance
of order had prevailed for not more
30 minutes afterward when the
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Junta Is Reorganized and
Attack on Juarez Is Said
to Be Planned.
ARMS HAVE BEEN
ORDERED FROM EAST
Magonista circles continue to grow.
There are now 200 of the wearers of
the red badge of the flagon belief in El
Paso. This number has been increased
by the arrival of recruits from the
west and from Mexico. The Magon
junta was reorganized at the home of
P. Silva on Park street Friday night
and it is' again active in aiding the
main junta in Los Angeles to get re
cruits, funds and arms for the revolu
tion against a revolution.
There are said" to be 200 more Ma
gonistas up the river a few miles, who
are preparing to move down to rancho
Flores as soon as field operations are
undertaken. There is a small bunch
of the reds at Flores ranch at" the
present time, holding that strategic
point for the use of the reds should an
effort be made to take Juarez or free
J. 21. Rangel, their military leader;
the Silvas and the other Hagonistas
who are being held prisoners in Juarez.
mere are a numoer or tne iuagonistas
at Douglas, and more joining the tem
porary junta there daily from across
the river at Agua Prieta.
A machine gun has been ordered by
the Magonistas and one of the former
American artillery officers in the Ih
surecto army is said to have been se
cured to operate it in case of active
field work. The machine gun is to be
bought in New York and will be
shipped to El Paso in separate boxes
and assembled here for future use.
The rifles that were ordered for the
Magonistas have not yet arrived, but it
is expected that a force of the discon
tents will be put in the field in Chi
huahua as soon as sufficient arms have
been secured to allow them, to protect
themselves from the Maderlsta scouts
and rural police.
Magonistas Near San "Ygnacio..
A band .of Magonistas is reported to
be near San Ygnacio. a small Tillage
about 40 miles east of Ciudad Juarez.
The men are said to have crossed from
the American- side -near San Ygnacio.
The band is said to be small.
A- company of - insurrecto - soldieraT
left Ciudad Juarez Saturday morning
for the east and will probably go as fat
as San Ygnacio to see if the Magonis
tas are in that vicinity.
It is reported that five Magonistas
were seen on the (Mexican side, across
from the Smelter, on Saturday morn
ing. They came from the direction ol
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mex., Sept. 2.
Sinaloa has seceded from the Mexi
can union, according to proclamation
of its chief executive, governor Juan
M. Banderas, who recently forced out
the Jdaderista appointee to the office
and took the governorship himselfi
Banderas commanded the victorious
insurrectos in Sinaloa during the revo
lution. His soldiers were the leading
rancheros. He was extremely popular
as a commander, and after several
changes in the governorship had oc
curred he got the position. At the time
of the capture of Culiacan Banderas
commanded 7000 men.
Sinaloa is one of the hardest sections
of Mexico to reach from the interior.
Only by seato Mazatlan and by rail
from Sonora "can troops be thrown into
the state. The defection of the gov
ernor is said to have been caused by
the failure of Madero to carry out his
promise of the confiscation of large
estates and the division of the public
lands among the people.
Banderas was an employe of former
Ij PASOANS have, visited every
part of the United States this
year. They have had some In
teresting experiences and have seen
some interesting things. Some were im
pressed with the "pull together" spirit
of California; .some by the good roads
of the east, some by the big guns of
the army fortifications, but all say
things or had experiences that are in
teresting. Below some are chronicled:
Wyatt Sees the Maine.
J. 31. "Wyatt said: "My most lasting
impression of my trip was the wrecked
battleship Maine. "We steamed Into Ha
vana harbor with the flags flying, the
band playing 'Star Spangled Banner,' j
ana tne. onicers stqxm uncovereu as tne
ship weighed ancfidr alongside of the
historic wreck. It was a most impres
sive experience and one I shall never
Big Army Guns Attracted Him.
A. -P. Coles said:')f'The big guns of
the coast denfences at Fort "Wright on
Fisher's island, off the coast of Con
necticut interested me most on my trip
to the east. These guns are as big as
a house and the projectlleswere as
large as the barrel of tne McGinty
El Paso's Playgrounds.
"W. W. Turney said: "The trees and
running water, at Camp "WIngo, on the
headwaters of the Pecos. These were
the things that I enjoyed most. It is
Cleudcroft on a larger scale and a
Trial of Alleged Wife Mur
derer Is Rapidly Nearing
TO TAKE STAND
Chesterfield Court House, Va, Sept
2. The defence in the Beattie trial
today laid stress on two important
points prior to closing its case with
the testimony of the prisoner himself
later in the day. .
In. one it attacked the theory of the
prosecution that Buelah Binford was
the motive of the accused for murder
ing his -wife, and in the other assailed
the testimony of . witnesses for the
commonwealth who thought they saw
Beattie and his wife on the Midlo
thian turnpike on the .night of the
William H. Sampson, an intimate
friend and chum of the accused, told
on the witness stand of Beattie's re-
lations with Buelah Binford, pointing
out that when they were, accidentally
renewed, just before Mrs. Beattie was
murdered, there was no serious affec
tion on the part of the prisoner, but
merely an episode of old time dissipa
Gets Married Man In Trouble.
The testimony of Charles H. Kestle
berg was new and reluctantly given
by the witness, who admitted it might
embarrass him with his wife. He tes
tifed, however, that he was the man
who was motoring "with a woma on
the Midlothian turnpike on the night
of the murder and whose machine sev
eral boys saw with a womanon the
running board -while coming from a,
dance at Bon Air.
The character of E. H. Neblitt, who
said he saw Paul Beattie on Sunday,
July 16, with a shotgun, a day after
he claims to have transferred the
weapon to his cousin, Henry Beattie,
was attacked today when the prosecu
tion on cross examination of the wit
ness drew forth admission that Neblitt
was once a convict and had a vivid
Beattie to Takex Stand.
Beattie himself will take the stand
before the day is over unless other
testimony takessb long thaT he "wflT
have to be held for Monday. He is to
according to present plans. The jurors
are, getting restless and tired.
It was intended to put the prisoner
on the stand yesterday, but late in
the afternoon an argument ensued be
tween counsel for both sides as to
whether the cross examination of
Beattie could" be finished today, and
fContinurd on Pare Throe.)
governor Redo, now a fugitive from
Mexico. Redo provided Banderas with
arms to support the federals in the re
cent revolution, but Banderas joined
the insurectos instead:
Alleged outlawry caused an order for '
nis removal from office, but Bandera3
refused to yield -the reins.
In his proclamation of open defiance
to the Madero-de la Barra government
he declares tha't his state will secede
from the Mexican, .union. He has is
sued a proclamation stating that the
federal government of Mexico has
nothing to do with the internal affsVrs
or oimuoa, and that its interference
will not h tnlprnteVr "
News of Bandjerass defection was
brought here by persons who arrived
from Culiacan. It was stated that two
columns -of federal troops are moving
against the rebellious -governor.
The city of Culiacan is said to be
greatly alarmed. Conflict with columns
of troops now moving against Hermo
sillo from Mazatlan, Yaqui river and
Tepic is expected soon.
Good Roads, Big' Guns at Forts, Beautiful Yards, "Pull Together" Spirit of
Communities and Many Other Things Attract El Pasoans.
wonderful place. These places are valu
able assets to El Paso."
"Watermelon Caught Hi in.
Otis Coles said: "Watermelon, that's
the magtc word that held me spell
bound when I was back in Georgia,"
Relics of Dead Civilization.
Rev. C. L. Overstreet said: "TheTuins
of the old .cliff dwellers near Santta Fe
j were the most- remarkable things I
saw on my summer vacation. The evi
dences of civilization, the construction
of the houses and the wonderfully
carved worship house were all a source
of-wonder to me."
An El Paso Industry.
Assistant chief of police ,"W. J. Ten
Eyck said: "The most interesting thing
I saw on my vacation was the new
wax factory near Sierra Blanca. The
factory is now nearly completed and
will" be running in the near future. The
wax will be taken from a plant -vvhlch
grows In profusion near the facto'ry."
A Needed Rain.
County school superintendent J. E.
Ralner said: "The most Interesting
thing on my camping trip to Van Horn
was getting caught in the rain. Al
though I was only 'in camp 10 days it
rained almost continuously, and I was
caught in a heavy rain three times. I
was glad of it, for the country needed
"Working for Law and Order.
District attorney J. M. Nealon said:
"My most Interesting -experience while
on my vacation was attending the con
vention of district and county attor- i
Washington, J). C, Sept. 2.. The United States government has begun further
negotiations with Mexico to settle promptly by diplomacy, the long standing dis
pute between the two countries over the ownership of the Chamizal zone, which
forms a "considerable part of the city of El Paso, Texas.
The recent arbitration decision in the controversy by judge Eugene Lafleip
of Canada, leaves the matter as unsettled as ever, as the award provides no practie-v
able basis on which the international boundary line could be specifically determined.
The United States will probably pay Mexico a cash consideration to release
claim Ao the disputed 'territory, over which the United States has exercised juris
diction lor years.
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Paris, France, Sept. 2. The refusa of George C. Kendall, of New York, to
fight a duel with -rapiers on the challen ge of another Xew Yorker, Algernon
Boyesen, son of the late Professor Boyesen, of jColumbfa university, playwright
and houlevardier, has aroused considerablp of a controversy among the American
colonists. The cause of the challenge was an alleged reflection on Mrs. Boye-
I sen. he two men have met twice and
were separated by friends. Then. Boves en sent the challenge by his seconds.
Kendall Tefuses to figlt the duel on the ground tliat as an American he was not
accustomed to that manner of settling disputes. Kendall's attitude is much
criticised, French people condemning it, while the majority of American visitors
supporting what the call Kendall's strict adherence to the principles of 'Ameri
neys at Mineral "Wells, August 7 and
S. The convention does a great deal o$
good by bringing together all the dis
trict and county attorneys to discuss
various topics that are of value to
El Paso's Table Supplies.
J. C. "Wilmarth said: "That El Paso
as a place to get good things to eat,
is as good as any other city of the
country was the fact that appealed to
me most forcibly. Second in the run
ning was the fact that there seemed
to be an overplus of green- stuff whero
It was not needed."
Good Roads an Asset.
"W. R. Brown said: "The good roads
that have been built through the east
are the most striking thing I noticed
on my eastern travels. On these roads
there were motor parties from all parts
of the country. They flaw flags show
ing where they were from and we-flew
an El Paso banner which Mrs. J. G. Mc
Lack of "Western Frankness.
T. C Lea said: "People In the east
lack the breezy western frankness of
manner, the warm hearted way that
the western men have. That was the
first thing I noticed, and It was con-1
stantly recurring to me on my trip to
Rochester. I would not live any place
but In the west for worlds."
El Paso Can Have Flowers. ,
Rev. J. J. Bullen said: ""What im
pressed me with my visit to California
'was that El Paso could have anything
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Sensation Created in- the
'Preneli Capital by 'the-- '
" Challenge ;
Hnsband of looted Beautj
-Principal in Scandal In-;
- - - Yolying His Wife
started to Dunch each other when, thev
EVEN DROWN IN LAUNCH
Toledo, Ohio, Sept. 2. Seven men were drowned Jn the Manatee rlfer,
about a mile north of Red Can bHoy, this morning at 1:3 clock, when the
33 foot launch Nemo, owned by Michael Mayer, 195 Norwood aTenae, was
struck by the 500 foot freighter Phillip Mfcaci, inboand for the C, H. & D.
docks. The drowned are: - -
Harry Batch, city councilman.
James Wisler, superintendent of -waterworks. -
Thomas Purcell, 4S, master mechanic at tfte -waterworks plant, L Ssntner
street. - J "f-";
Fred Shane, secretary of service director Co well.
"William Blatt, waterworks inspector, Norwood avenae.
William Carroll, 3S, bookkeeper, at waterworks. "
Rudolph YuHker, 50, Dorr street. " V
The party vtas bound for Kelley's island to fish. Except Michael Mayer,
owner of the launch, all met death. Mayer was saved by members" of tfc
crew of the Minch. None of the bodies has been recovered.
VALLEY LAND RISES
Unimproved valley land en the county road has taken another phenom
enal jump during the past week. One week ago two acres of land emth
county, road were sold by Park Pitman to Mark Cadwallader for $4 aer
acre. That was a new record price.. .
But Friday, William Moeller, who engineered the deal last -week, made
another record sale, when he sold for Dr. Howard P. Deady to jCyraa and
Thomas Jones, 12.39 acres on the county road seven miles southeast of M
Paso for $6,105, which Is at the rate of $500 per aerie.
This land adjoins Dr. Dead's homestead en the nnniv eai 'and fcaa
no improvements on it.
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Mkn Bssponsible Tor Clev-.
land's Election in 1892,
WAS SOLDIER OF ,
.X 6X . uvyw
United gtates senator JRoger Q. "XllH,
of Texas, died at hie heme .here to
He was the- aiithc f tle faxtovm
("Mills tariff bill which was respoaeibl
for the electia. of Grover Clevalaad i
Itoger Qrls Mills-was borm is T64
county, Keatweky, a Mxrc V91K
his parents being. CkurteB IS. ajd ffHtr
bitba. B. MQls. He mr4, to terijt
1S4I, studied- HkW r Paltliie ftr A
office of his brothexialaw, Bubea. A.
Reeves. Sy a m&3. Art rffexa
t,.iU;5l.fclBy OJO .uawmj mmwj mrr .us-w. -
Kthe r3ke ei'hJr jvtmiiL at tlw ,-
&ge of 2Q years and began te practice
'of law at Corsicasa !: 3tf2. Oa Jann
'ary; 7, 18i$r be, married Caroe B.
ne was eie-ctea. -to tne xexas iegisia.-
ture from the Corsicana. district i lSU
At the outbreak of the war he enllstM
with tie Confederate araty and was fn
the battle of- 'WilsoaV Crek, .Augxwt
10, 18 51. Later be was colonel of th
10th Texas Infantry, whicii h com
manded iathe b.ttle of Arkansas
Post. January. 11. IStJ, aad QhidcaaMta
ga September J.9 and. , 1S3, uatll tlw
Ifall of Gen. James IeUer, when h
tolr command of th brigade.-
This he commanded, at the lMttue ox
MissiOBary IWdge, OT6r 34r and 25,
1863, when he was wosaded. At Xew
Sope chulch, 3iay 27184, ad Atlanta,
July 22, 1814, he wag twice-wounded.
In 1873 .represented his district is
the United States cc-agrase, sdrriaff- tt
tit J892, when he was -appointed United
States senat&r to fill an "anexpirdd.
'term. At the expiration of: this term h
was elected, serTing6ntil 189. Ha was
a Democrat. -
BREAD RIOTS OCCUR
IN A FRENCH. CITY
Dunkirk, Prance, Sept! 2.Agitacs
for cheaper food completely domis&tf
this city. Three hUBdrecfworaeB. aaaroh
ed through the city's .streets as, s
demonstration to the "government, that
it ought to do something looking to
tfie reduction of high, prices. All th
roughs of the city have Joined la loot-"
lng some of the shops, frighting tha
remainder of the dealers lnt barring
their store windows and doors
Troops have beea requested to re