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Take Wagons and Horses,
and Sleep in Their Homes
and Their Churches.
By Associated Tress).
Agua Prleta, Sonora, Mex July .JO.
A number of teams and wagons -belonging
to the American Mormon colonists
at Colonla Morelos were confiscated
jesterday by federal troops under Gen.
Sanjines. despite the protest of the col
Bishop Lillywhite yesterday wired to
senator Reed Smoot at Washington,
and was advised to give up the teams
and take a receipt from Gen. Sanjines.
This was done and payment was prom
iea. Several of tlie Mormon farmers es
caped from Colonla Morclos with their
teams and are In .Icon Prleta. T"ey
trled to cross to tlie United Stntcs, hist
were prevented by fcdcrnl RiiardK.
The column under Gen. Sanjines "has
been reinforced by three hundred fed
er'l volunteers from the Galeana dis
trict This Is he same company that
f-iusht the rebels near Pearson on the
Mexico North Western three weeks ago.
Kebrls Are Xear.
V rebel force of 500 Is reported at
Eavispe under oCl. Garcia Scouting
parties of rebels are also reported near
Nacozari and Granados. in the state ol
only" 35 miles south of the Mormon
colonics at Bavispe. is the rebel van
guard under Col. Garcia, while the In
surrecto main column under Gen. bmllio
Cimpa is moving from Casas Grandes,
110 miles due east of Bavispe. Gen.
Sanjines has received orders to attack
the rebels at Bavispe but he may have
to fall baek to defend Agua Prleta, the
border town, which is menaced by ap
rmathing rebel bands.
The occupation of Granados about a
miles south of Bavispe by the rebels
indicates that th ir-surrectos already
control a part of the state of Sonora.
Guiseppe Garibaldi, grandson of the
i. mous Italian liberator, and once chief
of staff to Madero. has resigned his
commission, as commander of the vol
unteers recruited by the Mexican gov
1 1 nment to repel invasion of the state
of Sonora. The incident revealed the
plight of the government's defence cam
paign in Sonora. Garibaldi disagreed ;
Y-ith Gen. Augustin Sanjines, command
er In chief of the zone, .as to the best
means of keeping Gen. Oroaco's army
f-om overrunning Sonora.
Garibaldi declined to consent to a
plan which he believed would mean the
annihilation of mfe men. '
Gen. Jose de la Luz Blanco, another
IPS ya A $8 II& Bk. m k . jS'
WEATHER KORKC.VST. jffl H fc"H,.,.iTTfrTl flS & HFnnwi " "
Fair tonight and Thursday.
HFId royalists -ilsoiOflKlDn
In! y nU H ro III I In h Or
COLONIES TROUBLE SUPS Oil
IV lieutenant of Gen. Sanjines s is aiso
aaiu i tt . Tnrao ....... ....... -- ,
ns an additional source of annoyance, it J
-. jm. a ., . ....... V I
nas Deen aiscovereu lii&i stvinc v. uic
.-., .... n,llf,4.ul AM 41lA (.AVOmmMl t vi,TP
are really 'rebel organizers. Just how I
many men are aisioyai is uui ajiuivji
but thus far 89 have been disarmed,
while many have deserted- Garibaldi
is going to Metico City tc argue his
case before president Madero.
Onlv 500 men. it is declared, are left
with Gen. Sanjines on the border line
between the states of Smora and Chi
huahua to check the rebels.
Last night Gen Sanjines was at Co
lonia Morelos, 75 miles southwest of
here, where the American Mormon
colony has been in daily dread of rebel
ravages. The Mrraons bave sent for
5-rme of their nearest officials in the
United States to ad7isa "htm fs to the
best manner of defenc without precipi
tating international complications.
Bl.sbop Complains at Federals.
(I?y AKKocIafeil Press.)
Salt Lake. Utah. July 10. That the
federal troops rather than the rebels
are the bane of the Mormon colonists
In Mexico, is asserted in a telegram re
ceived by the Mormon -hureli authori
ties from bishop Lillywhite of Cclonia
Morelos. Sonora. The mcsprr snvs:
"Conditions of colonists in Sonora
critical. Hundred Madero soldiers
quartered on United States soil fir a
week Food getting scarce. store
looted during night. Our hcr"s stolen.
Gen Sanjines refuses protection from
rnbocrv and thefts. Rainy sw"in upon
us. ("'ps in fields be losi If tennis ro.
N') t: i of transporting tiwllU-x to
.ll -. of safety. S'r.U-i nrs-. 'rt'nli
fiel in Possession of f'ernl --1.1icrs.
Troops :!n attending fil'h nl s'l c'iV
!m omrior-Mitv quartfri"' 'n our r'iur-h
building and about our streets and resi
Kosterlltxkj'M Command Restored.
(By Assoelated Press).
Tucson. Ariz.. July 16. Col Kmillo
Kosterlitzky. commander of rurales in
Sonora. during Diaz's administration.
and who went on the retired list of
the Mexican annv some months ago,
has made application to president Ma
di ro to be restored to active duty.
The application has ben granted, ad
vices to that effect having reached Col.
Kosterlitzy at Mngdalena. Tn view of
the invasion of Sonora by the Chihua
hua rebels Kosterlitzy has been given
a command in the first military zon
SEC01TD CAVALRY TO
GET 151 RECRUITS
ilecruifs for the Second cavairr. mim
l)prinr 151. will arrive net Sundav
mornin"- at Fort Bliss. The "srecn men''
otmc from Fort locum. Thcv shipped
from Xew York, arrivinjr at Galveston
Friilav. The men will be handled from
f.aheston to F.l Paso orer the G. II. &
? A and to Fort JWiss over the El
1'aso &, Southwestern railway.
OUTRAGES IN MEXICO
MAY CAUSE UNITED STATES TO ACT SOON
"Washington, D. C, July 10. "O
frequent that this country cannot pu
will be big developments in the 3Ies
This was the prediction of wennt
White House todav. He mlilcil that h
nituntlon with preMilent Taft.
"We have got to do something
in Rome nay," he said.
If ix known that senator A. II.
Reed Smoot, of Utah, have been hold
ment of the Mormons in Sonora and
nlllvc, an j that senator I'all vvill rnak
sennte reviewing the outrages against
Mexico by the revolutionists, and Xcd
"' rai H " Ir" m K H 1?
Eope by System of Guerrilla
Warfare to Reentrench
Themselves in Portugal.
Lisbon. Portugal, July 10. The roy
alist rebels in north Portugal again
outmaneuvered the Republican gov
ernment troops today. After the san
guinary encounter at cabe Celras de
Basto, where the royalists defeated the
Fifth regiment of infantry, reinforce
ments of government troops were
rushed to the 3cene.
A strong cordon of infantry this
morning advanced slowly on the insur
rectionary town, pouring in a heavy
fire. A few scattered shots were the
onlv response, and when the final as
sault was made with fixed bayonets,
the beseigers found tlie streets desert
ed and all the houses empty. The
ir-babitants bad withdrawn to the
mountains with the royalists and now
are hidden in the passes.
Royalist Attacks May Continue.
Jnless th government decides to
weaken the garrisons of Lisbon and
Oporto, which would be a dangerous
measure to take in !ew of the possi
militv of revolutionary outbreaks in
the big cities, it seems likely the roy
alist warfare in the northern prov
inces is likely to continue for some
The bituation may be coni.mred to
that which existed on .ne Mexican
American border at the opening cf the
revolution. The roalists retreat to
foreign soil in Spain when they are
hard pushed. As the frontier is moun
tainous. It offers many safe retreats to
the royalists whose roving bands are
thus able to hold in check the superior
forces of the government.
According to last accounts, Capt.
Henrique de Palro Couceiro, the royal
ist leader has now retired to Spanish
Have General Ininslon Plan.
The general plan drawn up by the
royalists for the Invasion of Portugal,
was as follows:
A column of 200 men headed by Lieut.
Sepulveda was to enter the country
across the river Minho; Capt. Couceiro,
with another 900 men, was to cross the
frontier and enter the province of
Trash-Os-Montes, which Capt. Aceve o
with 200 men was to reach from Beira
and Camacho with 250 men from Ab
motejo. Every column succeeded in
entering the province, and with some
losses Capts. Couceiro and Camacho ef
fected a junction and fought a battle
Patriots . CrKanUe.
The society of patriots organized a
big parade here last evening Large
crowds gathered on the sidewalks and
aptlauded tfoepperaders who stoppiKrand
cheered in front of the XJelglan lega
tion as a mark of approval of the seiz
ure of the steamer Vos at Zeebrugg,
The Teasel was taking on board arms
and ammunition which the Belgian au
thorities thought were intended for
the Portuguese royalists.
It is understood 100 men of the Por
tuguese crew of this vessel secretly
entered Portugal recently and immedi
ately disappeared in the mountains
w here they are commanded by the rebel
leaders Acevedo and Lobo.
Madrid, Spain. July 10. Advices from
the Portugese frontier say the Portu
gese royalists lost 50 killed and 200
wounded in the battle at Chaves. Re
publican losses are not given. One of
the Portugese officers who urged the
soldiers to turn against the repub
lican was shot by his men.
Charges He Obtained Over
$1,000,000 by False
Los Angeles, Cal., July 10. Argu
ments were bsjrun todav in tlie caso of
Oorliam Tufs J-, chanred with hav
injr obtained more h.m 5100,000 under
fal-c pretenses from bis wife, formerly
the "Health v Mr. Ifoe, of Fort Worth.
Tex. It is expected that the fate of
Tufts will be in the hands of the iurv
late this afternoon, with the possibility
of a verdict Iteing rendered tonight.
In openinjr the argument to the iurv
tlin prosecution srilled Tufts severely?
His oriental invstielsni. it was asserted,
was onlv a cloak for the schemes which
the former cult leader is alleged to have
operated. The "love slavery ." in which,
nccordin to the stestiiuonr. Tufts. had
held several persons,' including n niin
whom he brouzht to live at the home of
his wife, also figured prominently in
the state presentation to the iury.
HOLDS UP SALOON
Cicaso, III., July 10. Georjre Eodsers.
35 years old. alias Georse Cook, said bv
Ihe police to Ik? a former convict, at
tempted a daring holdup in a South
State street saloon early todav, when
he compelled the 30 men drinking at
the har to throw up th-ir hands at the
point of a revolver, while he eallcd them
lxfore him. on by one, and commended
them to give up their valuables.
Patrolman Loock arrestod the holdup
man after an exciting struggle, in the
course of which he was the target for
several bullets fired by llodgers.
utrngcK in 3Ieiico are becoming ho
t up with them any longer. There
lean Hltuntlon in n few dajs.
or Slark Smith, of 'Arizona, nt the
c had not talked about the Mexican
ixsue a proclamiitlon or warn Mexico
Fall, of :evv Mexico, and henntar
ing conferences over the mlstrcnt-
Chlliuahua by the rchel and federals
c a MPceeh one day this vvecU In the
Americans and other foreigners iu
ARRESTED HERE, ESCAPES TO CIUDAD JUAREZ
Arrested on the charge of conspir
acy to -smuggle two coats and , four
pairs or riding trousers to Juarez, M.
Mascarenas, jr., was released by United
States commissioner G. B. Oliver late
Tuesday afternoon. Mascarenas dis
appeared as soon as he was released
anil Is now In Juarez.
After bis release on bond, It was dis
covered that he was the provisional
rebel governor of the state of Sonora.
Papers 11 ere taken from him when he
was arrested, vhlch showed that he
bad reccUel his appointment from
both KralHo Vasquez Gomex and Gen.
rascual Oroxco to act as provisional
governor of the state which the rebels
are now invading.
3Inscarenns arrived In EI PasoMon
dny from Xogalcs, Sonora. where his
brothers are prominent business men
ELKS MEET NEXT
Albuquerque Man Is Elected
to Position of Grand
Portland, Ore., July 10. Rochester,
X. Y., has been selected as the conven
tion and reunion city of the Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks for 1913.
Cincinnati will make the fight for the
1914 convention, while San Francisco
and Seattle, are competing for the 1S15
Proceedings in the grand lodge ses
sion lost a large part of interest today,
the business before the lodge being
largely reports of committees and dis
cussion of what disposal should oe
made of the recommendations made.
One of the principal discussions of tiie
day was apparently destined to sur
round the advisability of rebuilding the
national Elks' home, now located at
Bedford. Va. It has been the general
belief that the grand lodge would de
fer action on the matter. This, it is
said, was the virtual decision arrived at
by the new home committee, by which
its failure to put into execution the
authority vested in it by the grand
lodge a year ago. has thrown the re
sponsibility back into the grand lodge
The entire list of new officers elected
is as follows:
Grand Exalted Ruler Thomas B
Mills, Superior. "Wis.
Grand Esteemed Leading Knight
James L. King, Topeica, Kan.
Grand Esteemed Lecturing Knight
Lloyd R. Maxwell. Marshalltown. Iowa.
Grand Secretary-Fred G.- Robinson.
Dubuque, Iowa. ,
Grand Trustee John J. Faulkner,
East St. Louis. III.
Grand Inner Guard John Lee Clark,
Albuquerque. J. M.
Grand Tiler -Patrick H. Shields.
Clarksburg. W. Va.
Rochester. N. Y.. was selected by ac
clamation for the 1913 'convention.
Last night the principal feature uf
the entert-Unment progrun vas an il
luminated parade.' t ini-Jui.;lit several
hundred local .n.d visiting newspaper
men sat down to a "befst-sak breakfast,"
the guests of thi Portland Elkf
JURY OFFICER IN
DARROW CASE OFF
Retires From Position on
Account of Bad Rumors
as to Conduct.
Los Angeles, Calif., July 10 Mortis
Aguirre. who has oeen in charge of
the jury in the Darrow case since the
trial began, voluntarily retired from
that position today, following tho cir
culation of rumors criticizing his con
duct. Charges that deputy sheriff Aguirre
was too friendly to an attorney for
the defence, brought about a series
of conferences which delayed the be
ginning of today's session for a half
Judge Hutton declined to discuss the
matter other than to say that no di
rect charges of wrong doing had been
Aguirie was greatly agitated over
the attitude of the prosecution and
promised to bring up the matter and
demand vindication in open court.
Aguirre, who has been a peace of
ficer for many years, recently com
plained that detectives, apparently
employed by the prosecution, were
spying on the jury at night.
According to the district attorney,
It was considered suspicious that Agu
irre and attorney H. H. Appel. of the
defence, should conver.se together in
Spanish during the court receshes.
Harrlmon on Maud.
Job Harriman resumed the stand
for the defence when court convened.
He described in detail his movements
on November 28, 1911, prior to the
arrest of Bert II. Franklin for alleged
OK TOUR , OF INSPECTION
OF THE TEXAS &. PACIFIC
J. W. Evennan, general superintend
ent of the Texas & Pacific, of Dallas,
and A. (!. Whittingliam. superintendent
at Big Spring of the Kio Grande divi
sion, arc in El Paso on a periodical trip
of inspection of the local terminal of
the road. Mr. Evennan says that the
new local freight station will surelv !
finished by September 1, togetlter with
the laving of 2,000 feet of track near
the depot along Overland street. Tlie
now track will be used for unloading
Real Joan of Arc With Juarez Rebels;
Fights To Avenge Death of Her Lover
A REBEL Joan of Arc is in Juarez
with the rebel army, which is
now moving to Casas Grandes.
She is Belen Itoblo de la Torre, age
IS and a native of Jalisco. She is no
paper made heroine. Starting from
Chihuahua with the first force going
to the front, she was a sister of the
White Cross. She carried a home
made flag with the insignia of her
society on it. But when the battle of
Parral occurred, her lover, who was
fighting with Campa's force. was
killed. Taking his rifle from hi stiff
hands, she continued to fight until the
retreat Fioni that time until the
retreat from Bachimbu, she abandoned
and where his father was formerly
Mexican consul on the American side of
the line, lie registered nt the Sheldon
hotel and expected to be here several
Tuesday afternoon Antonio Leon was
arrested at the .Stanton street bridge
with four pairs of riding trousers and
two coats. 'When searched by the
United States soldiers.papcrs were
found on him which are said to have
implicated Mascarenas. Later, when
the Souora man appeared at the com
missioner's court In the federal build
ing and offered to give bond for Leon's
release, he was arrested on the charge
of being Implicated In the conspiracy.
At the request of the department of
justice, commissioner Oliver fixed his
bond nt 9750, which is higher than that
usually required in small smuggling
conspiracy cases. Mascarenas was
Bandits Hold Train
lieV Try tpj
Get Safe Open.
Parsons, Kan., July 10. Missouri,
Kansas & Texas passenger train No. 9,
known as the "Katy Limited." which
left here at 10 oclock last night, was
held np by six masked men near Cof
feyvllle. Kan., early today, according
to a report received at the local head
quarters of the road.
The bandits held the train two hoars.,
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UwUb , ...... ... ... , ...B.o -..- ,
trainmen were cori-alled and guarded lu l
rne coacneg oy iwo oi me rooueis,
while the other four made several un
successful attempts to blow open the
safe in the baggage car. They exploded
nine charges of dynamite in their at
tempt to blast Open the express safe.
No effort was made to rob the pas
sengers and no one was Injured.
Apparently the robbers lecame
alarmed and finally left of their own
accord, fearing, presumably, they might
be surpri-ed by the approach of an
other train or the arrival of officers
who might have been sent to learn
what was delaying the train.
Soon after the holdup .was reported,
posses were organized at towns along
the line and a systematic search be
gan. It is believed the fugitives
sought refuge in the hills south of Bar-tles-vllle,
Okla.. and many of the pur
suers hurried there. ,
SLEEPS ON SILL;
FALLS TO DEATH
New York Girl Falls from
Third Story in Effort
to Escape Heat.
New York. N. V., July 10. Driven
from her bed by the intense heat of
the night. Miss Bertha Mommenbacher
werrt to sleep on the sill of a third
story window In her home, in upper
Shortly before daybreak today she
lost her balance and fell to the side
walk, breaking her neck. When picked
up she was dead.
XCVrS OX" PAGE FOUR.
GERMAN CONSULA TE
IN JUAREZ IS LOOTED
The office of Max Weber. German
consul in Juarez, was looted Monday
Over the entrance to the office, is
the coat of arms of Germany and a
sign indicating that it Is the consular
office. The safe also bears information
on the outside to the effect that it is
the German consul's, ut this did not
deter the looters.
The only thing of value which was
taken was a typewriter, but the in
truders rummaged through all of the
drawers In the desk and through tin
bookcases, but, finding nothing of value
her more peaceful purpose of caring
for the wounded for the more hazard
ous one of fighting in the trenches
with the rebels. She was in 13 en
gagements including both battles of
Kellano. Villa Lopez. Jimenez, both
battles of Parral, Loma and Bochimba.
George II, Clements, The Herald's
war correspondent in the battle of
Parral, told of her daring there. Other
newspaper correspondents vouch for
her conduct in the other engagements.
When in action she abandons the ef
feminate skirts of her sisters and fights
In the dress of her brothers. With
them she has fought in the trenches
with the fedrral fire singing its death
ong oi li r head In Ju ire? th
has assumed tlie more, demure B'arb of
token In charge by deputy marshal II.
Illllebrnnd and his bond arranged late
Tuesday afternoon. In the meantime
his rooms were searched by agents of
the department of justice and his com
mission, official seal and other papers
were obtained which Indicated that he
was the Sonora provisional governor,,
"While the department of justice of
ficers were preparing to have Mnsca
renas rearrested, he slipped across the
river In disguise in spite of the fact
that notice had been given at the two
bridges to arrest him if he attempted
to cross. His bond will be forfeited.
and it is probable that he will accora-J
pnny the rebel troops to Sonora, care
fully avoiding El Paso In the mean
time. Mascarenas is a member of the Ma
sonic lodge and Is said to be a proln
incnt Mexican of the west coast state.
CUMMINS WANTS TAE
Presents Eesolution in Iowa
Convention to Investigate
' the Chicago Meeting.
Des Moines, Iowa, July 10. Senator
A. B. Cummins, in a set of resolutions
presented to the Republican state con
vention resolutions committee, today
suggested that a committee be named
to investigate closely the manner in
which president William Howard Taft
was nominated by the Chicago conven
tion. Eleventh hour efforts were made to
effect a reconciliation of the two fac-
tions of file Pemihlirn Tifirtv in Trtwm
prior to the opening of the state con
vention today, to adopt a party plat
form and nominate candidates for
judges of the Iowa supreme court.
ft. conference of progressives and
standpaters was held tut no definite
program was agreed upon A fight
on the floor over the resolutions ask
ing for an endorsement of president
Taft is expected. Progressive leaders
declared that a motion substitute
CoL Roosevelt would te made If any
action was taken looking to an en
dorsement of Taft of the Chicago con-
Governor Carroll, speaking for the
Taft suppor'en demanded that the
Convention either endorse the presi
dent or say nothing, and suggested
.r,rt-Wt the committee be dispensed with
4nd y the convention nominate
-judges an adjourn. The progressives
refused to consider the plan.
CAUSED THE WRECK
This the Allegation of Wit
ness Concerning Lacka
Coming, X. Y., July 10. That Will
iam Seliroeder, engineer of the express
train which ran into the rear end of
the Lackawanna passenger train Xo. 9
last Thursday, causing the deaths "of 40
persons in the resulting wreck, was ap
parently intoxicated within four hours
of the time he boanled tlie engine, was
the testimony at the coroner's inquest
here today by Charles Klapproth, of
Elmira. X. Y.. for many years a close
personal friend of Schroeder.
Seliroeder, it developed today, was late
ir. reporting for dutv on the day of the
wreck. The train was held for him and
he started without testing his engine.
INDIAN COMMISSIONER HAS
NOT SENT IN RESIGNATION
Washington, D. C. July 10. Secre
tary of the interior Fisher flatly denied
todav that Robert G. Valentine, com
missioner of Indian affairs, lwa re
signed. The' white house and the in
terior department are receiving many
letters from all parts of the country
suggesting available men to succeed
BROWN PASSES THROUGH.
E. X. Brown, president of the Xational
Railways of Mexico, passed through this
eitv Tuesday night on his wav to Cali
fornia from the east. The official wjas
traveling in a private car, accompanied
by his family.
to them, left. They did, though, at
tempt to open the safe and hammered
away at the combination, battering it
The burglars are unknown and thv
only clue to them Is a quirt, which is
generally carried by Mexican cavalry
men, which was found lying on the
floor near the place where they had
gained entrance to the building. Tne
got into the consulate by a back door.
Tho night previous a window was
broken In the consulate and it is be
lieved that on that night an attempt
was made to enter the building.
By N. M. Walker
the Mexican young woman and were
somber black. She does not boast of
her exploits. There is nothing of the
Richard Harding Davis heroine about
her. She laughs of her adventures at
the front and it is only when the
death of her lover is mentioned that
she frowns. She says she is but IS
and looks it She has a smile .that
covers her face like a halo and a dou
ble row of teeth to match the smile.
Since coming to Juarez, she has been
visiting with the various commands.
She knows all of the commanders and
most of the men b then first names.
She is the pet of the brigade and
sas she is going to Casns Grander,
Souoi.i, end whereer tlse the rebel
Prohibitionists Score Old
Parties as Boss Ridden
and Rum Soaked.
MANY WOMEN ARE
Atlantic Cfty, X- J-. July 10- A sen
sational attack upon president Taft.
Col. Theodore Roosevelt and the Repub
lican and Democratic parties in gen
eral marked the beginning here today
of the 11th national Prohibition con
tlon. Clinton X. Howard, of Rochester,
X. Y., temporary chairman of the con
vention, made a speech which bristled
with denunciation of the "Boss-ridden,
liquor-controled old parties." He de
clared nothing in the way of real re
form was to be gained from either of
them or from a third party dominated
by Col. Roosevelt
Xo other president since the foun
dation of this government." declared
Mr. Howard, "has surrendered more ab
jectly to the liquor interest of this na
tion than has William Howard Taft.
His record is too recent, familiar and
odoriferous to require review in t-iis
-M.- -,. 1.1 11.1..
m. i J23T of me to T argue .that the I
,?i & ,wtoiarS?n, out!
Mr. Howard said it would be a crlm- .
liquor traffic could be stamped out
tnrougn me iicpuunou i"j "j "
silent platform, its present and un
worthy leadership, its long consistent
liquor record and its present monopoly
nurtured candidate who obtained his
nomination at the hands of a conven
tion which Theodore Roosevelt declares
'represents nothing but successful po
litical fraud perpetrated in the interest
of political and unfair privileges,' and
who more than any of his predecessors
has become the wet nurse for the sa-
loon- ,. . j
"What better results can be expected
from the Democratic party? Not only
as little but less than nothing at all
"Exactly the same influences that
poisoned the Republican party at Chi
cago were in control at Baltimore.
"It may be said in truth that the
splendid Woodrow Wilson was hot Mr.
Murphy's choice, but the campaign ban
ner, decorated with his picture, was
flung to the breeze In front of Tam
many Hall one-half hour after his nom
ination, on the order of Cnarles Murphy
by long distance telephone, and the
candidate has since sent his regrets
that a prior engagement prevented
his presence at Tammany on the
Fourth of July."
The temporary chairman said that
while governor Wilson was known as a
Erood man. "the Prohibitionists are not
here to elect a good man. but to kill
the liquor traffic" McKlntey and Har
rison -ater "CMd, men." la tke White
House, hg'aiJSU- ttj-wew-er oi
office with the country more saturated
with rum than when they went in.
After severely criticizing the Demo
cratic house of representatives for its
lack of legislation for prohibition,
chairman Howard turned his guns upon
"How about the promises of .he Pro
gressive Roosevelt party?" he was
"We already have two whisky parties
and do not need another From tee
standpoint pf prohibitionists, by ms
record, public utterances and con
fessed personal habits, he is tnt least
desirable of them all.
"Posing as the "Thou Shalt not steal
candidate because his partisans were
not preferred over president raft's in
the convention, iv brzenl- boasts that
he stole the Isthmus of Panama from
Colombia and 'let congress debate about
"If the Chicago convention played the
same trick, they got the cue from him.
His title to the Panama strip was as
good as the stolen Taft credentials in
the hands of the boss-made delegates,
and no better.
"Stealing is stealing, Mr. Roosevelt
When you taught that the end justified
.he means, you gave every th'ef a pass
port to heaven."
Mr. Howard referr-d by name to the
various bosses at the two old party
conventions concluding with this sally:
"And to think of Billy Flynn. the vice
protector and promoter of Pittsburg,
and Timothy Woodruff, of Brooklyn,
masquerading as Roosevelt 'Progress
ives." What hope is tb.ere for reform in
America at such clean hands? Abso
The speaker predicted that the pro
hibition party was certain of ultimate
success and informally declaring the
convention ready to transact business,
urged "that all things be done de
cently, and in order"
Many "Women Relegates.
Hours before national chairman
Charles R. Jones called the convention
to order, crowds of cheering delegates,
fully half of them women, marched
to the pier State delegations fol
lowed each other into the hall shouting
prohibition rally cries. The New York.
Illinois and Connecticut delegations led
the procession Cheers for party celeb
rities followed the singing of "America."
In introducing Clinton T. Howard,
temporary chairman, chairman Jones
predicted a great campaign for the
party. W. G. Calderwood. national sec
retary, read the call, which declared
the Democratic and Republican parties
responsible for "every law with a snake
In 't on the statute books, every looted
public treasury: every unconvicted
robber from Tammany Hall to that
maelstrom of corruption around the
The temporary chairman was pre- i
sented with a gavel handed down from
the beginning of the Prohibition party i
movement. It was a small one. and in i
accepting it, Mr. Howard said:
"It is very evident that no "Big i
Stick" is necessary to rule over this !
A. welcome to the convention was giv-
. M -.. -. . . . .. .
state of New Jersev aRer- Timothy L. Woodruff, and a
tf ?K.rT!J?a.,M. f.r. .h nnA number of up-state men.
IT thxre is no death for the liquor p.-. -ontutarflt said lv had no in
traffic." Mr. Meade declared, "then thre I ..5I.Bl?yseJ.?:L,!?L..e nw-
is no future life for the nation This
nation cannot remain half sober and
half drunk and the day Is coming when
(Continued or next page).
The Tropical World of the Future
The greatest health authority of the world describes the
revolution going on in the control of tropical diseases.
He sa3's that the inarch of immigration from now on
will be from the temperate zones to the tropics. A sur
prising change in world population to be brought about
hy our sanitation work at Panama. See talk with Dr.
Gorgas by Frank G. Carpenter in tlie big Week-End
Herald this week.
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FT. PAoU, 1 D A A u ,
July 10, 1912 18 Pages
' ' rTT.W TODAY.
TWO gj. -
This Is Kind of Progression
Chairman Hilles Says Is
A FLASH IN PAN
Washington, D. C, July 10. C D.
Hilles issued a statement last night
declaring his confidence in the Repub
lican party, its cause and Its candi
dates. It follows In part:
The Republican party approaches
the presidential campaign with confi
dence In the solemnity of its cause and
in the Integrity and ability of the can
didates who represent (tnat cause.
Progress, with order, is as good doc
trine for the Republican party today,
as it has been since the day of its
"Real progress Is not a theory but
an achievement. More ha3 Deen accom
plished In the last three years under
ibe administration of president Taft
than was ever before accomplished by
an American president in the same
i time. '
' "A distinct line of demarcation be-
tween the Republican party and the
Democratic .party is revealed in the
platforms adopted at Chicago and Bal
"Upon the solid rock of the rights
of the individual, as granted by the
constitution, the Republican party
builds Its structure of optimism. The
Deniocratic party, on the other hand.
in the opening sentence of its address
tj the electorate, betrays its recessional
quality by denying the right of con
gress, a right again and again con
firmed by the supreme court, to estab
lish protective duties for the benefit of
"Such liberties are now assailed by
those who advocate the overthrew of
the independence of the judiciary. It
would leave the individual defenceless
in the protection of those rights de
clared inalienable under the constitu
tion." The subcommittee of the national
committee today, followed the selection
of Mr. Hilles as chairman, with the se
lection of James B. Reynolds, Massa
chusetts, as secretary, and then ad-
Kjoumed to meet -again in New 1'ork.
July 19. At this meeting an advisory
committee of five and an executive
committee of probably of eight will be
The Petition Scheme Flunks.
The scheme of Republican progres
sives In the house of representatn es to
launch a fresh campaign against presi
dent Taft by means of a petition ask
ing him to withdraw as the Republican
nc4nroTed a "flash ia the pan."
when pinfeed dowfc' t It. the mem
bers who had participated In the con
ferences which developed the ida
hastily joined the "don't mention niv
name club. Those who started tie
movement abandoned their efforts tc
show the particlpation'of the regular
Republicans, and it was apparent the-e
was little support coming from that
Only one of the participants In the
formal conference, representative R.
I R. Reese, of Kansas, publicly admitted
nis share in the proceedings. He said
he had a petition aimed at Mr Taft.
and he made It public, coupled with the
"My scheme was to appeal to Mr.
Taft's patriotism and well known love
for party solidity. To be successful
mi" petition would necessarily have tt.
be presented to him by those who were
his political adherents at the time he
sought the nomination.
"I did not intend that the press
should get hold of this scheme until I
had had a fair opportunity to try it
out, but since it has become known, I
prefer that a correct version be given. '
The Labor-Leader to Keport
Later What the Laborites
Think of Platform.
Trenton, N. J.. July Id. Governor
Wilson was in conference for more
than an hour yesterday afternoon with
Samuel Gompers and other officials cf
the American Federation of Labor.
After the meeting Mr. Gompers said
"We discussed with the governor the
platform adopted by the Baltimore
convention and expressed ourselves as
being in entire accord with the planks
which apply to legislation affecting
the rights of the working people.
"I think the platform goes as far as
a great political party can declare un
der present industrial and political
conditions that is, with any degree of
assurance of being enacted into law." "
Mr. Gompers said that he and his
colleagues were acting as "envoys of
the American laboring men." When
he was asked whether the Federation.
would support the Democratic ticket.
he said, "we are going to report to
our colleagues and they will make a
declaration or authorize us to make it
He described the Republican platform
as "a magnificent pieee of literary pro
duction and punctuation, but Insofar
as It affects the working people and
their rights, it is conspicuously lack-
M3W PARTY ORGANIZATION'
BEING KORMKD IX M51V YORK.
Oyster Bay. N. Y.. July 10. Prelim
inary arrangements for the third party
movement in New York state were
made yesterday bv CoL Rooseve't i i
conference with William H. HotcU-
klss. the newly appointed state man-
: ,ta0a. Lite ,rc;,v,v cfuv..,.t... ...
t "? 'V Lr .4.VTr.r.S; hX renort
a5rlf ? rtp.ter,"i .IITKS
throughout the country asking that he
and president Taft step aside.