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EL PASO, TEXAS,
Nbyea&er 11, 191212 Pages
TWO SECTIONS TODAY.
Fair tonight and Tuesday,
Rush For Federal Patronage
Becomes Almost General
Among Democrats There.
THREE BIG JOBS
IN GREAT DEMAND
(Br G forge H. Clements.)
Phoenix. Ariz, Not. 11. The amount
r.f "pie" to be cut up and distributed
i nions the Democrats of Arizona
v hen the party comes to its olrs after
March 4 next, is scandalous to con
template and it is not to be wondered
'iif-rc has been an unseemly rush for
the 'pie counter" The salaries of the
t. deral officers alone amount to about
$4 ..000, and besides the salaried of
; ices, there are any 'number of good
f e offices to be filled. The . alaried
rfices and the salaries attached there
t .is follows
f i deral judge (a life office) per
Isrk of federal court, per year. 3,500
rwo deputy clerks, $1,500 each.. 3,000
secretary to the judge 1,200
T mted States distrust attorney.. 4,000
Two asst dist atty', $2,000
Clerk in attorney's office 1,200
mted States marshal 4,000
hief deputj V S. marshal 1,800
Three office deputies, $1,200 each 3,000
Fee Positions Also Desirable.
Besides the foregoing, there are the
postmasters at Phoenix, Prescott
iima, Tucson, Blsbee, Douglas, Clif
ton, Morenci, afford and Globe, all
of which are of the first class, and
cry desirable from the standpoint of
ompensation. And that does not com
plete the list. There will be a regis
ter of the land office, a receiver of
the land office, a collector of lnter
ral revenue, who covers Arizona and
New Mexico, but who may be selected
fiom Arizona, a collector of the port
of Nogales several deputy collectors,
1 4 United States commissioners, in
bankruptcy, one for each county in
tne state, and some 20 or more United
states commissioners. All of these
are fee offices and pay from $1,000 to
The Three Bis Jobs.
The three big- jobs are the federal
judgeship, the district attorneyship
and the marshalship and these are the
jolts for which the rush is being made.
The Republicans say that so far as
the federal judgeship Is concerned,
there is no need for haste on the part
of the Democrats, as they have every
reason to believe that judge Richard
E Sloan, the present incumbent, will
e confirmed bv tb mresent Unite
ember, in spite of the opposition
the senators from Arizona. However,
that may be the Democrats are lining
up for it just as though Sloan were
already eliminated and the way dear
for the appointment by Mr. Wilson of
tne of the party workers.
While Eneene S Ives mav Tiofc fteJ
that he can sacrifice his great law"
practice to accept a ,000 a year
judgeship there seems to be no doubt
that he will have such influence at
the white house after March 4 next.
that the new president will be guided
very largely in the matter of making
appointments by wljat Mr. Ives says.
That being the case, it will behoove
all Democrats suffering with office
-ekers itch to consult Dr. Ives. Thus
far the man most talked of for the
place is Reese M. Ling, who lives and
practices law in Phoenix, but who calls
Prescott home. Whether he has asked
Mr Ives if he can be a candidate for
the place is not known.
Many Seek Marshalshlps.
While the federal judgeship is open
to members of the legal fraternity
nlv the race for the United States
Ttiarshalship is open to every Demo
crat in the state and seemingly every
Democrat is after the appointment.
mong those who have "thrown their
hats in the ring" and who are con--'dered
eligible are W. T. Webb, ot
Graham. Edward Shaw, of Maricopa;
A W. Forbes, of Pima; Bmanuel
Drachman, also of Pima; Ben Craw
ford, present clerk of the superior
court of Greenlee county, and Joseph
Dillon, of Yavapai county, at present
clerk of the supreme court of the
itate If Webb or Shaw have any
backing" except that of the people.
jt is not known. Forbes is being sup
ported for the place by Ives, it is
said Drachman has the backing of
senator Mark Smith; Ben Crawford is
"said to be Smith's second choice, and
Dillon is said to be the choice of sen
ator Ashurst. With the senators not
of one mind in the matter, it would
not be strange, it is thought, if Ives
man should pick the plum.
Just why there is such a hurry to
line up for the marshalship tat not
understood, particularly in view of
the fact that marshal Overlock has
served but nine months of a four
' ears' term. Of late it has been the
custom to permit all presidential ap
pointees to serve their full terms, ex
cept for cause and rt is generally be
lieed that Mr. Wilson will follow that
rule laid down by no less a Demo-
ratic personage than the late presi
Many Posteffiees Available.
T:en should that rule be followed.
there are a number of postmaster
mps which will be almost immedia
t ' ' available, among them Phoenix,
Tacon. 'Globe. Bisbee and Douglas.
for the Phoenix office N. E. Osborne,
father of secretary of state Osborne,
.ems to have the lead. In Tucson,
A S Griffith, present county treas
urer of Pima county, is said to be a
fa-vonte of senator Smith as successor
to J Knox Corbett as handler of the
T mted States mails at Tucson. J. 1L
Ronstadt at present a member of the
'ie stock sanitary board, is said to
it Mr Ives' choice for the same posi
tion At Bisbee Charles Fitzpatrlck
) said to be seeking Mike Cassidys
tc " s postmaster. Gassidy hag three
i . ars -vet to serve, but is said to be
anxious to get away from Bisbee. be
ciuse of his wife's health, and .will not
.rist upon staying his full term. '
RANGERS AND POLICE
A T BROWNSVILLE FIGHT
ntln. Texas, Nov. 11. According to advice received by the gnvernor
and adjutant Rcneral's department, a pitched battle occurred yesterday at
Brownie Hie between the state ranger ferce Hader Cttpt. J. J. Sanders and the
Bro-n-BKviile poMee foree, eempesed mostly of Mexicans, and as a result one
ranger, Joe Jenkins, -was badly woanded and several Mexican police officers
Two of Capt Hughes's rangers who were en route to their headquarters at
Isleta, were caught at San Aatonlo and Immediately dispatched to BrornbIlle,
The trouble arose over aa effort to arrest a Mexican outlam
Ortie McManigal Says Exec
' utive Board Allowed $200
For Every Explosion.
HELD OUT ON HIM
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 11. Going
deeper into his adventures as a paid
dynamiter. Ortie K. McManigal told in
the "dynmite conspiracy" trial today of
wrecked bridges, viaducts and build
ings he left behind in causing explo
sions in various cities.
"After I blew up the power house of
a car shop in Mount Vernon, 111., Her
bert S. Hock in came to me at Chicago
and said 1 got the wrong job, testified
McManigal. "He said I should have
blown up a railroad bridge and the
union's executive board would not allow
me pay for the job.
"A few days after Hockin returned
with J. B. McNamara. McNamara said
he had just come from Salt Lake City,
where he had blown up the new L tab.
hotel building on April 2S.
"Hockin went to Cincinnati in June
and wired me to follow. I told him I
would do either of two things, work
for a living and quit dynamiting, or do
nothing but dynamiting. Hockin id
he had plenty ror me to do. He said
I was to go to Indianapolis, get 12
fluarts of nitroglycerine and blow ou
the Denison-Harvard viaduct in Cleve
land on June 22.
"J. B. McNamara accompanied im
from Cincinnati to Indianapolis. On the
train I told McNamara that Hockin was
to pay me $125 for each job. He was
surprised, saying the executive board
was allowed 3200 and expenses for each.
Job. I said Hockin was holding out on
"At the ironkorkers headquarters in
Indianapolis we compared accounts, and
found Hockin had held out 3500 on me.
"J B. and I with three nitroglycerine
bombs of four quarts eaofi packed
ii: suit cases, deoaited for Cleveland.
reaching there June 18, 1910, four days
before tne explosion.
The witness said he and Hockin in
July went to Pittsburg whore they
looked over a job at McKee's Racks, but
while there they received a telegram
from J. J. McNamara at Indianapolis,
"Go no further with present plans.
All bets off."
"It made Hockin think some one was
on our trial, and he was greatly wor-,
ried." said McManigal.
An explosion at McKee's Rocks oc
curred two weeks later, but not in -connection
with this visit.
From Pittsburg, the witness - Jd,
he and Hockin went to Rochester. Par,
where they procured out of a hiding
nlace u an oia copper soon is que res
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e to Peter J. smitn, meveiana.
0 PULPIT TRIBUTE
Stands on ChHrck Steps and Receives 1
OeBgratalBtieas from Princeton Peo- .
pie AeHcemmirtal About CaBlnet.
Princeton, N. J.. Nov. 11. President
elect Wilson heard for tne first tlnfo
a pulpit tribute paid to him as the
future executive of the nation. He sat
in his usual pew at the First Presby
terian Sunday and listened attentively
to Doth prayer and sermon in -which
divine guidance was besought for his
After the services the president-elect
stood for a few minutes on the steps
of the church while Princeton's church
going folk came to congratulate him.
During the afternoon Gov. Wilson
cleared up some of his correspondence.
He admitted that some of the letters
contained suggestions for his cabinet,
but further than that he was non
committal. Discussing his vacation Mr. Wilson
i said that he is going to be free from
callers of every kind during tne time
he is away. Neither national chairman
MeCombE nor vice chairman McAdoo,
nor any of the men prominently iden
tified with the campaign will invade
his retreat He is going to be out of
reach of everybody and will summon
"My friends have all considerately
agreed not to look me up," he said.
"I'm going to be alone with my fam
ily." Mr. Wilson indicated today that he
might make an announcement within
a few days as to whether or not he
will call an extra session of congress
to revise the tariff.
San Francisco, CaL, Nov. 11. County
clerks of California were tabulating
afresh today their latest returns on the
presidential election, with the result in
The latest figures available gave
Roosevelt 281,804; Wilson; 280.929,
Roosevelt's apparent plurality, 875,
with 63 scattered precincts missing in
WII.SOX HAS IDAHO.
Boise, Idaho, Nov. 11. Wilson is
leading on the presidential election re
turns now in with two small counties
yet to report, both of which are nor
mally Democratic. They are expected
to give his lurallty of nearly 1000
With Roosevelt controling Cali
fornia, if it remains in his column,
and Wilson carrying Idaho, the total
electoral vote for the three presiden
tial candidates will be: Wilson, 430,
Roosevelt, 90; Taft, 11.
CAPPER SAYS HE WttLIi CONTEST
THE ELECTION" IX -KANSAS
Topeka. Kans., Nov. 11. Arthur Cap
per, Republican candidate for governor;
admitted today that he was 28 votes
behind George H. Hodges, Democrat
with all counties reported, although
six of the counties are not official.
"I am not giving up the light by any
means, however," said Mr. Capper. .'T
Gov. Wilson, Voting, and Girl Who
Gave Him Rabbit's Foot For Lock
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Rebels Trying to Bring the
Old Soldier .Intw-the
ZAPATISTAS TO RE-
SORT TO GUILLOTINE
City. Mex.. Nov. 1L Gen. Ge-
ronimo Trevino. who was recently re
tired from the army at his own request
is suggested as provisional president
of Mexico, in a new revolutionary man
ifesto, which has just reached the cap
ital The document is signed by Guadeacio
de la Have, colonel, of-regulars, who
lately joined the insurrection; Benja
min Rodriguez and T R. Pradillo, the
latter with Orozco's army until he in
curred Orozco's displeasure by taking
Emlllo Vasquez Gomez from Kan An
tonio to Juarez.
The manifesto is dated Psebla, the
day after the capture of Gen. Felix
Dias. The newspapers of Mexico City
have refrained from mentioning the
manifesto, and it is not believed Gen.
Trevino is interested.
A revolutionary document obtained
by the police from Zapatista prisoners
reveals the intention of the Zapata
brothers and the leading insurrec
tionary chiefs, whose names are signed,
to imitate the French revolution. Prom
ises are made to the insurgent army,
to which the document is addressed,
that a guillotine will be erected in the
capital and that the heads of many bi
the rich will fall. It also promises that
others will end their days in the "Mexi
Notwithstanding the failure of the
Zapatistas to take Cuernavaca, activi
ties in the states of Morel os, Guerrero
and Mexico continue, and the govern
ment Is planning to resume the "exter
mination" tactics employed by Gen.
Robles a few months ago with some
success. General Blanquet will be left
in the Zapata district instead of being
ordered to resume the campaign
The defeat administered by Gen.
Blanquet at Cuernavaca appears to
have incited the Zapatistas to more
horrible outrages. Wandering bands
are committing murder and arson. A
freight train was stopped near Puebht
by a band Saturday night The con
ductor was stabbed to death, the en
gineer was stabbed and, though not
killed, was thrust into the firebox ot
the locomotive and the door closed.
Reports are current of a new plot, a
well known army officer having a con
ference with the Orozco adherents
with the object of organizing all fac
tions of the rebels.
The government has been unable to
locate Gen. Hlginio Agullar, but asserts
that he has no following worth men
tioning. A special dispatch to the Im
parcial says that Gen. Aguilar Slept
last night at the San Gerohtmo 'ranch,
in the 'southern part of the state of
Tuebla, and that he had several hun
dred men with him.
TO RESUME PROBE
OF MEXICAN AFFAIRS
Investigation to Be Resumed la El
Paso This Week With additional
Senators In Attendance.
United States senators William E-
Borah, of Idaho: Benjamin F. Shivley.
of Indiana: -Gilbert M. Hitchcock, of
-Nebraska; Porter J. McCumber of"T
North Dakota; Albert B. Fall, of New
Mexico, and William Alden Smith, of
Michigan, will arrive in Kl Paso the
last of the present week for a meet
ing of the subcommittee of the foreign
relations committee of the senate, to
investigate Mexican affairs.
Fred Ireland, official stenographer
in the United States senate and in
charge of the stenographic report of
the committee, is here to arrange for
the renewed sessions of the subcommittee.-
Senator William Alden Smith
telegraphed him Monda that the oth
er members of the committee wouli"
accompany him to El Paso this week
and the Mexican situation would be
gone into carefully before the commit
tee report was nnde to the senate
Additional evidence will be introduced,
the Resume of the evidence already
taken hi senators Fall and -ilth re-
Continued on Next Page.)
A. J., and below is ars. ade JioEttera,
who xoet -the governor as he came f rem
llw BBlltacr -alaee. telllBE: him be- eama.
J all SevMiip4rm Iw Tort oliy?Je gliV
If It Is Ordered, the S. P.
and the T. & P. May Also
A strike which 'may. tie up all rail
road traffic in E1 Pao. becomes daily
more and more possible as a result of
tne reported refusal or -tMe- u. u. raii--road
to include two vital clauses into
the contract with -the trainmen and
The road, poll is said to have shown
that 94 percent of . the- conductors,
brakemen and switchmen favor a strike
rather than accept, tbe newi contract
minus the two desired .clauses. relating
,to the hours of-layover, in be home
te.rm.inal and the operation TOf local
freight by a daylight schedule.
Not only will the G. H. freight traf
fic be affected but the Southern Paci
fic and the Texas and Pacific "will be
brought into -the fight, railroad men
say. The Texas r and Pacific trainmen
who are members of the unions, say
that they will refuse to handle freight
trains between El Paso and Sierra
Blanca where the two railroads oper
ate jointly. Neither will' the Southern
Pacific trainmen assjst in' making up
trains in the local yards or operating
them out of the terminals, the west
end men say.
Should they be required to do -this,
they will join the strike and the pre
diction is made that not only will the
two other lines be affected but that the
entire 61 railroads composing the West
ern Federation will go out in sym
pathy with the G. H. .men as a supreme
test of the unions' ability to make terms
as to their working conditions. Should
such a strike be called it will include
110,000 trainmen and 53,000 conductors,
all of whom are members of the
Brotherhod of Railway Trainmen and
ttia nrrtr nf -RailrnAd Canriilr.tnra
It is now up to G. & Waid, assistant
general manager ot tne u. rl., local
trainmen say. As a member of the
trainmen's organisation, he was a fight
er for the men, they say. As an otil
cial of the road, they expect he will
continue to tight, this time for the com
pany, and the operating men expect the
fight of their lives unless the road
consents to arbitrate.
Strike orders are expected here
daily from Houston and the men are
ready to leave the service of the road
as soon as the orders are received.
GUNMEN SAY THEY
New York, N. Y., Nov. 11. AVith five
jurors in the box. the trial of the four
gunmen, charged -with shooting down
Herman Rosenthal, was resumed before
justice Goff today, and indications
were that the jury would be completed
All of the defendants "Gyp, the
Blood " "Lefty Louie," "Whitey Lewis"
and "Dago Frank" reiterated toda
thor intt ntion of taking the stand
'T 11 the bojs. ' they said, 'that
we're all going on. We aren't getting
ready to make a plea, for we ha
iVothirg to plead to and we're not ex-
t pectins anythiDB except acquittal.
TIE UP HE
East Ereight Crashes Into
Excursion Train Iforth of
whites rise: LIVES
TO SAVE NEGROES
New Orleans, La, Nor. 11. A wreck
in which 14 or ntoce persons wfere
killed. 42 seriously injured and M
slightly Injured, occurred on the Yasoo
and Mississippi Valley railroad sear
Montz, La., 27 miles north of New
Orleans early today, when a throughV
freight train crashed into the rear of
an excursion train of 1 coaches.
Five of the coaches of the passenger
train were burned.
Of the 14 bodies recovered, nine were
negroes and five white persons. The
majority of the injured. are whites.
Practically all are from Louisiana and
An official statement, issued by the
railroad company placed the blame en
a brakeman named Cunningham, who is
charged with failure to signal the
The excursion train, hauled -by, two
engines, left New Orleans atvl P. m.
On approaching Montz, one locojpotive
broke down and the engineer signalled
to the brakeman. it is said, to -so back
and warn the freight train, running 25
-minutes behind the excursion. This or
der, it is charged, the brakeman' failed
to execute and the freight tore into the
rear of the crowded passenger train at
a speed of 30 miles an hour.
Relief trains were sent from .New
Orleans and Baton Rouge. Thirty of
the Injured were taken to Baton Bouge.
The dead and the more seriously" in
jured among the white were brouhi to
The two rear coaches, which ' were
telescoped by the freight engine, catfght
Passengers who had escaped- infary
rushed' Into the wrecked coaches and
dragged dead and wounded from the
White men risked their lives to aave
injured negroes from the. rapidly
spreading flames and negro men rushed
Into the steam and flames to rescue
white persons, as weU as membeas -'of
their own race.
I "J1 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! J ' J &
I POSTAL BANKS HAVE
28 MILLIONS OX DEPOSIT
J; Washington, D. C, Nov. 11."
Postmaster general Hitchcock an-
nounces that approximately $28,-
000,000 had been deposited to date
Ui postal savings depositories by
! 280,000 individuals, averaging $86
per depositor The system is now
J operated in 2,773 postoffices and
7,357 banks have qualified to re-
J ceive postal savings funds.
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BRYAN SAYS DEMOCRATS MAY
CHANGE SBSSIOXS OF CONGRESS.
Washington, D. C. Nov. 11. William
J. Bryan has arrived here and joined
Mrs. Bryan at the home of their son,
William J. Bryan. ' jr. Tuesday Mr.
Bryan will deliver the principal ad
dress at the laying of the cornerstone
of the confederate monument at the
Arlington national cemetery. From
here he is expected to go Florida.
Mr. Bryan said that the Democrats
were discussing a change in the ses
sions of congress, to have the first
session follow immediately after a new
president's inauguration, and to do
away with the one immediately fol
lowing congressional elections.
DOLGI.AS PIVNO MW HELD
OX COMPLAIXT OF A GIRL
Douglas. Ariz, Nov 11 G. L Leon
ard, a local piano dealer, arrested 's
terda on a statutory offence, the
charge being preferred by a girl, was
taken to Bisbee and released upon a
bond of $1500 for arraignment Tues
NO PORTFOLIO FOR CLARK.
Hot Springs, Ark , Nov 11. Speaker
Champ t'laik said while here that he
would not be a mtmbtr of president
"Even were such a position offered
-me I would prefer to remain where I
1 am, be s.-sii.
MRS. ASGAHATE, BfllDE OF
II m jil 1 HUB!
Husband Deqlares She Killed Herself, but Is Arrested
and Placed in Jail Both Members of Prominent
Las Cruces Families and Married Against Par
ental Objections at Las Cruces Husband
Recently Arrested on Wife's Charge.
Las Cruces, N. M, Nov. 1L A trage
dy occurred here early Sunday morn
mtr. the victim being Mrs Anna Barela
! Ascarate, wife of Ricardo Ascarate.
Her husband had been drinking, and
soon after his return home, shortly
after midnight, went to his father, Gua
dalupe Ascarate, who resided nearby,
and informed him that his wife had
committed suicide. Ricardo was placed
under arrest on the supposition that
.Mrs. Ascarate had met death at the
hands of ner husband. The ballet
passed through one of her arms and
entered the body, undoubtedly causing
instant deatn The examining trial of
Ricardo Ascarate will be held today.
The dead woman is only about 17 or
I IS -ears of age and was a daughter
ji -oiH-rgarjio oareja, wuu rvalues near
the .Masonic cemeterj. one-half mile
from town Both Mr. and Mrs. Ascarate
are members of well known families of
Lat Cruces The two families are
connected by blood relationship or mar
riage with many of the prominent fam-
lies of this state and of Chihuahua.
Mexico, and are well known throughout
Sequel to KuHaway.
The killing is the sequel to a runa
way match of Ricardo Ascarate -and
Anna Barela, who were married here
l the justice of the peace less than
a year ago. against the wishes of the
parents of the bride.
The dead woman was little more than
a child, and the husband, who is in
jail charged with her murder, is a man
about 27 years of age. The shooting
occurred in the apartments occupied by
the couple on Amador street, about
half a block from Main street, and from
the evidence so far obtainable it ap
pears that the husband had been drink
ing for several days.
Hasfeand Sajws "Saleide."
Returning to his rooms late Satur
day night, after the saloons had all
closed, be found his young wife sit
ting up for him. Just what followed,
nobody knows but the husband.
The shooting was done with either a
44 or 46 caliber revolver, the shot on-
INSPIRATION FOR A
WAIrT MASON IN ADS
Ctaasimd CoIbhhw of The Herald TeH
Mfeay TMasa That Interest
Don't sft around and sob if yo
haven't got a job. The Herald want ad
colonua; -win find a place for you.
Jcyery.ta? the classified finds
JMGtfMN&jJfeKr. -yvtL scan thoL
ads 'eif ' "Wanted Help" and land a
job there, toe. la The Herald Friday
Bight. VriWy usually hi light a
chance, uVoen to a shipping cleric.
Salesman wanted, ten a day, place for
a cook at usual nay, also school boys
wfth an. aptitude for work.
CaUsher's wants help to sell linens,
dress goods '-and pay well; a widower
wants someone "to keep house. There's
a chance for a cashier in a grocery
store right here, go get 'em, don't be
timid like the mouse. For a lad who's
got a wheel, and with fluency can
spiel enough of Mex to make his er
rand known there's a start that's more
than fair, read the want ads to find
where: two calves for sale at three-0-eight-0
Furnished rooms all over town, some
high priced and some marked down;
all sorts of houses, stores and flats
to rent Horses here and there for
sale, eggs to hatch that will not fail.
loans made on lands at varying per
cent Are you needing something now?
Don't the want ads teH you how you
can get the quickest action if you
will? Phone It in to one-one-five,
specify the classified; and a measley
little two-bits pays- the bill.
At the top of column 1 of the clas
sified advertising each day appears a
list -of uncalled for answers to ads re
maining in The Herald office. That
they are not called for is- significant
It means that the want advertised
has been, supplied, therefore the adver
tiser has no use for further replies.
Results thafs The Herald way.
Over 30 positions were offered to
workers in the classified columns of
Saturday's big paper. From a soli
citor for tailored clothing to a cook
who can cut his own meats there is a
wide range of employment A print
ing company wants an office boy and
promises advancement An American
boy who can speak Spanish and -who
has a bicycle is needed in an office.
Thanksgiving is approaching and
turkey ads from ranchers are begin-
ning to appear. A stenographer with
a knowledge of bookkeeping is of
fered a place, and a Miami.- Ariz., man
wants a second hand lathe milling ma
chine and -drill press. Several adver
tisements appear from young women
who seek positions as governesses,
and a Clint man wants to rent a farm
from 10 acres up.
Call One-One-Five on the phone and
make your want known if you cannot
come to The Herald office.
is the average cost The rate is one
cent the word with reduction for re
peats. And 70,000 people read The
Herald each day.
A. N. Brown, general traffic manager
of the El Paso & Southwestern system,
is expected to arrive in El Paso Tues
day morning from his headquarters, in
Washington, I C, Nov 11 Bn Jan- at the tate department that Conner tl
uary l three-fourths of the staffs of I J Nej Hampshire Rhode Island and
.. , ,. . , ... M tah hae acted adversely on the
the union will have ratified the con- .ln.ndment. Ten states have not jet
stitutional amendment grantir., con-, . casidered it, but the legislatures in
gress power to pasa an inconie tax Ian ;
Notice of approval, by 3S of the states,
this constituting the three-fourths-majority
required for amendment of the
constitution already has been received
by the state department.
The income tat amendment grants
congress power to levy a tax on in
comes "without apportionment among
the seeral states and without a. cen
sus or enumeration.' It will enable
the legislative branch of government
to frame an income tax law which will
be safe from attack on the ground of
unconstitutionality and will remoe
from the field of politics astubborn
from the field of politics a stubborn
for debate in seveial presidential cam
paigns. The ineou,e tai aiacudtntju. when
adopted, will be known as article XVI,
and will become a part of the con--.
'ition b nroclamation of the secri-
k tarj, of state. Notice has been received
tering the body through the fleshy part
of the arm about midway between the
elbow and shoulder, ranging, downward
to the heart and causing death almost.
v Two shots -were fired. One lodged in
the floor, while the other remained in
the body of the victim until probed for
by the physicians at a post mortem
examination prior to the inquest
After the shooting, it is said the
husband went to his father's house,
where he removed his bloodstained
clothing and Informed his father, Gua
dalupe Ascarate, that the wife had shot
The Hniibnnd Arrested.
The body was removed to the under-'
taker's at tiro a- m. and the husband
I was arrested at once by sheriff Lucero.
Ascarate being lodged in jail doubtless
prevented further trouble by the en
raged friends of the young wife and
her family, for the father of the victim,
Margarito Barela. is one of the best
known native residents, and the runa
way match in which the daughter fig
ured less than,, a year ago was the
means of estranging the Barela and
Ascarate families after long years o
Had TnwHe Before.
Leas than six months ago the girl'
had occasion to cause the arrest of ner
husband, charging that be had struck
her with a gun in such a manner that
it nearly ruined the sight of one eye
and it was only after repeated prom
isee of good conduct on the part ot
both the husband and his father that
she consented to return to him. It is
said that the husband is under bonds
at this time to keep the peace, grow
ing out of the former difficulty.
Wife Afeeat to Become Mother. '
A sad feature of the case is the fac
that the young -wife was to have bet
come a mother within a few weeks.
The grief stricken parents of both
husband and wife are mourning deeply
over the tragedy and the stricken mother
of the girl lies at her home in a danger-
oos condition, caused by the shock and
' grief, while at the home of Guadalupa
Ascarate. the mother of the boy is alia
hi a sad nervous state.
"APPEAL TO REASON"
OWNER ENDS HIS LIFE
t Kred Warren. Editor of Seetalfat Faoez,
Says J. A. Weytaad, the Owaei had
eea jcsponacat xor Days.
Kansas City, Mo.. Nov. 11, J. W.
Wayiand. owner of "The ftpoal to
Reason." a Socialist paper at Qirard.
Km., shot and killed himself at hl
. home in that city, according to a tle-
, paoa message rececvea nere early, this
So far as known. Wayiand left no
word explaining his action, but it was
said by Fred Warren, editor of "The
Appeal to Reason," that Wayiand had
been despondent for. several days.
Friends of Mr. Wayiand attribute his
act to despondency over the death of
his wife, who was killed in an automo
bile accident a jear ago. Wayiand was
to have appeared in the federal court
in Fort Scott Kans., today to answer
U a charge preferred by the govern
ment against the several editors and
the owner of "The Appeal to Reason"
for sending defamatory matter in the
OWXK0 AMARTLLe PROPERTY.
- Amarillo, Texas, Nov. 11. Amazirlo
citizens -were shocked to learn of the
self destruction of J. W. Wayiand at
Glrard, Kas., this morning. The dead
man was one of the largest property
holders in Amarillo, approximating a
quarter of a million in high grade
TAXPAYERS MAEE A
The city council Is in session as a
board of appeal for taxpayers who have
a kick because of Increased valuation
of their property. A delegation of 20
property owners appeared before the
board Monday morning and others
were expected at the afternoon session
CONVICTS IV TEXAS PRISONS
OX NOV. 1 M'HBERED 3S06.
Austin, Tex, Nov. 1 There was a,
decrease of four convicts m the peni
tentiary for October, according to the
monthly report of the penitentiary
commission filed today in the execu
tive department The report shows
the number on hand October 1, to be
3804; new received during the month.
118; recaptured, 3; returned - by
sherffs, 2; returned from parole, 1;
discharged, 65: pardoned, 30: escaped.
14: delivered to sheriffs. 6: oaroled. 2:
I leaving the number on hand, Nov. 1.
3000. These convicts are distributed
as follows: State forces, 2817; share
forces, 304; contract forces, 59; lease
CANNOT CONVICT PARENT
OF KIDNAPING OWN CHILD.
Denver, Colo., Nov 11. A parent
cannot be convicted and punished on
a charge of kidnaping his own child.
in enect was the decision or tne su-
preme court today in the case c
James Lee, of Greeley, Colo About
two years ago James Lee, who had
been- divorced from his wife. Iris Lee.
took his 3 year old daughter, who had
been in custody of the mother, and
disappeared. He was found in Texa.
returned to Greeley, tried. conviced
and sentenced to two years in the
penitentiary" on a charge of kidnaping.
more than half of these will probabU
take favorable action. Only two more
are needed to mak the necessar 38.
but secreta-- of state Knox will not
isaue the proclamation until one or
I two mop than the required number
i hae acied
The states that have officiall rati
fied are Alabama Arkansas. Arizona,
California ( nlnrado. Georgia. Idaho,
lllinoib. Indiana, Iowa. Kansas. Ken
tucky. Maine, Maryland Michigan.
Minnesota Mississippi. Missouri Mon
tana, Nebraska. Nevada New York,
N'orlh Carolina. North Iakota, Okla
homa. Oregon. South Carolina Miuth
Dakota Tennessee Texas Washington
and Wisconsin unofficially Ohio and
The 10 stat.s that hm Pol ,u'ed are
Delaware. Florida. Massachusetts, New
Jersec. New Mexico. Pennsylvania, er
mont Virginia, West Virginia and