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EL PASO, TEXAS,
Tuesday Evening,
December 10, 191212 Page
TWO SECTIONS TODAT.
ASSOCIATED PRESS
Leased Wire
EATHKIt POKBCAST.
Unsettled tonight and "Wednes-
day; colder.
ILUENEE OF
MORGAN III
FINANCES
House Probe Committee At
tributes Money Trust
Gymnastics to Him.
PROBING RAILROAD
AFFAIRS OF MORGAN
Washington, D. C Dec 10. "The
Morgan influence" in New York bank
ing formed the basis for most of the
daj's session of the house money trust
investigating committee.
Walter E. Frew, a banker and presi
dent of the New York clearing house
association, was under a fire of ques
tions by Samuel Untermyer. the com
mittee's attorney, who sought In vain
to get Mr. Frew to admit that the
rbenomenal rise of the Bankers' Trust
. .r-pany deposits from $8,000,000 In
"3 to 168.000,000 at the present time
was due to the influence of J. P.
"'.rgan & Co.
Mr Frew did not know just what
was meant by a "Morgan Institution."
Hp admitted, however, that the three
men who hold a voting trust that
rules the Bankers' Trust company
were "associated with Mr. Morgan."
Mr. Untermyer endeavored to bring
nut that the merger of the Mercantile
Trust company -which was controled by
'." Equitable Life Assurance com-
jny, with the Bankers' company
vl which added materially to
tie deposits, of the latter, was
brought about through the "Morgan
irflience" Mr. Frew, although a di
r otor of the Bankers' company, said
be knew nothing of the negotiations,
which were cordueted entirely by the
' rustees
Clearing House- Tactics
Mr Untermyer took up the attitude
of the New York clearing house com-
ittee toward the banks that went to
ihe wall during the 1907 panic.
Mr. Frew sai the Mechanics' and
"radars' bank was advanced 12.100.000
' the clearing house committee. He
was on the loan committee himself and
lus, partner in the O rr, Sxehuige bank
n-is on the special committee- of five
wtilch handled the matters of the clear
irg house during the panic A re
lver was api'i 1 for th" Mechan
ics' and Traders', which dosed Its doors
January 30. 191S, leaving $6 3W,00 m j
-,uaterai in m revivor s nanus.
Removed a Competitor.
"The elimination of the Mechanics'
a d Traders' remov-1 s. ewmpetiter for
j cur bank"' he ias Hske--1.
"Yes " N
Dn't you thn:U '.Lai is an lllustra-
i n of the neea -f some control over
re power of the elearin t house m f uch
t crisis'" askeo Mr. Uatermyer
Mr. Frew objected to any inference
ihat there had liaai ur ulterior mo
tive in the handling of the clearing
t nose loan. Mr. Sa'ttayr 1pbjv"bwH
arv such ininu'nt'Ti.
Pittsburg S Unction.
For Pitteburg bankers Mr. TJnter
Ber elicited the information that a
suit was pending to prevent the en-
rcement of a rule for collection of
i mmissions on out of town checks,
which was adoDted in conjunction -with
r tearing houses in Cincinnati. Cleveland I
nxd Columbus. '
Tl.. Tl-.vn V.tiAn.l T?0 ,, M' TA- I
pesit and the Lincoln National bank of
1'ittsburg declined to acept this rule
ard are seeking an Injunction to pre
vert its operation.
Robert W. Wardrop, president of the
P.ttsburg clearing house association,
told the committee that the collections
of out of town checks free cf charge
cl d not embarrass the banks financial
ly, but that the imposition of a rate of
exchange was for the purpose of "In
creasing the earnings."
Wants Better Earnings.
"How much does your bank earn?"
asited Mr. Unterroyer.
" Uiout 21 or 23 percent on Its capi
talization," answered Mr. Wardrop.
"Is not that a pretty fair return?"
Ves. that's pretty good."
But with a rate of exchange It
wculU be better. Is that it?"
Yes. it would be better."
Take Control Away From Basic
Mr Untermyer placed In the record
the rules of the clearing house associ
ation of Salt Lake City, which pre-f-ribes
an ironbound scries of regula
tions governing the charges to be made
by its members for service performed
for a. depositor.
j " Knox, of Pittsburg, president
of the Mellon bank, characterized these
rules as unreasonable, declaring they
practically took control of the bank out
cf tho hands of its officers.
Jumps on New Haven Road.
Re presentative O'Shaushnessy. argu
ing for an investigation of the New
Haven-Grand Trunk alleged traffic
ileal, referred today to J. P. Morgan's
rrcent visit to London as a "striking
coincidence of the changed attitude of
the firand Trunk officials," and the
cessation of work on the Southern New
T ngland railroad, which, he said, had
.een looked upon to be a real rival of
e New Haven line.
"It is time for a complete investiga
t'on not only of the recent exhibition
of an inaugurated and vicious practice.
ot of ail the transactions on the part
of tMs railroad company (the New
Hai en ). which has given to the people
U-. n,rtnct.A.ltv nf a TT9t0r.lni.70l1 ir.
poration with a corresponding diminu- ,
- ., .,i- i,. j I
lion or encuv iiuuuv saiivc, de
clared Mr. O'Shaughnessy, addressing
the house rules committee, which, when
St met at noon, took up the New
Haven-Grand Trunk investigation reso
lution. Consrressmnn's Sat Contested.
Tl e contest over the seat of represen
tative Bowman (Pennsylvania) was
taken un In the house.
Generalship For Goethals.
When the senate met at noon, a bill
was Introduced to create a major gen
eralship for Col. George Goethals, the
Panama canal engineer.
The commerce committee heard the
opposition to the senate's involuntary
srrvltnde act.
Evidence Against the Judge.
Congress continued Its hearing of the
impeachment trial of Judge Archbald,
of the commerce court.
James H. Rlttenhouse. of Scranton.
Pa. an expert mining engineer who
surveyed the Katydid culm bank of
Scranton under direction of Wrisley
Brotvn. of the department of Justice,
t stified yesterday in the impeachment
t.ial that the Erie railroad could have
secured $35,000 for the coal out of the
' fuse instead of the $4500 for -which It
agreed to give an option to E, J. Wil
liams the business associate of judge
rcl-.bal!
How the Judge W orked It.
The testimony of the mining en
gineer was introduce by the houre
rranagers in an effort to show that
through judge Archbald's Influence. E.
J Williams had secured the option of
$4500 for the Erie's share of the dump,
when the real value was much greater.
The positive statement that he had
been offered an option to purchase an
interest in the Katvdid culm dump by
E. J. Williams in the office of juSsre
rchbald at Sci.-ntcn revtral da--s :-f-ter
judge Archbald had informed him
tv,at 'Williams had no authority to sell
-was made by Thomas H Jones, of
Continued on Next Page)
McManigal DeclaredDef end
ant Pointed Out Nonunion
"Jobs" to Be Blown Up.
McNAMARA'S LETTERS
ARE READ IN COURT
Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 10. Accused
as an active promoter of explosions
in eastern cities, Michael J. Young, of
Boston, testified la his own behalf at
the "dynamite conspiracy" trial today
that he. never participated in the Mc
Namara "plots.
Young, a member of the iron worK
ers" executive board, is charged with
approving the appropriation of $1000
a month to John J. McNamara for
dynamiting purposes. He also was di
rectly named by Ortie E. McManigal
as personally having pointed out non
union jobs to be blown up.
McManigal said when he caused an
.explosion in a. new opera house In
construction at Boston In March 190U,
Young met him and showed him where
to put the explosive. On. another trip
east, McManigal said Young met him
in Springfield, Mass., in April, 1911
and arranged for the dynamiter to
Wow up the tower of the Springfield
municipal building.
Numerous letters between Young
and McNamara were produced for ex
amination by Young.
Says He Never Saw Dynamite.
"Did you ever point out to Mc
Manigal a spot in the opera house in
Boston and say "put a shot in there
and blow It to helir " asked attorneys
for the defence.
"I did not," answered Young. "I
never talked to anyone about blowing
up any place and never saw dynamite
in my life."
Shown canceled checks payable to
McNamara and marked "by order of
the executive board," which the gov
ernment charges enabled McNamara to
carry on a "dynamiting campaign" on
non-union jobs .extending from Boston
to Los Angeles, Young said he did
not learn McNamara received that
money until after the latters arrest.
Accused Voted for McNomara.
For voting for John J. McNamara's
.ulaAHnii oa swrtftrv nt the Mil-
I waukee convention of the International
Association of .Bridge ana structural
Iroh Workers in September, 1911, five
months after McNamara was arrested
for dynamiting, Edward E. Phillips, of
Syracuse, N. Y-. was subjected to se
vere cross examination.
Phillips as secretary of the Syracuse
local union told of many letters he
wrote to McNamara, but denied they
pertained to proposed explosions.
Where was juuvaraara naeu juu
Voted -for him?" asked district atto
ney Miller.
In jail in California."
"Did you make any inquiry as to
whether he was guilty of murder?"
"I didn't know he was charged with
murder, but thought it was dynamit
ing and I knew only what I read in
newspapers."
'let you voteu to
retary of this unionf
1 CS.
let you voieu to reeieci mm set-
Charges against Phillips were Dasea
on letters In which he referred to a
job at Bremerton. N. Y as follows:
"It is a fine place to make an ever
lasting piece of work and set them
thinking. It can be done very easy,
and I am going to look for something
doing when the right time comes. The
barge canal work looks all to the bad
here."
The witness said he was trying to
Induce McNamara to employ two or
three men to ascertain whether the
eight hour law was being violated.
Letters Were Too Plain.
In another letter, he said: "Some
of the brothers are getting restless
and are anxious to see something hap
pen." In reply McNamara wrote:
"I am afraid you speak a little too
plainly in your letters. I am not
criticising you, but no one knows who
reads my letters, and this Is Just to
give you a pointer. Our people should
be careful what they puSpon papox
when writing to headquarters."
Numerous dashes in the letters Phil
lips said had no particular significance.
In reference to all his correspond
ence, Phillips disavowed any purpose
to use violence on nonunion work and
added he never had heard of a "dyna
miting campaign" on nonunion work
throughout the country until McNa
mara's arrest.
Asked why he did not report to the
state authorities any violations of the
eight hour law, the witness said It was
necessary to employ men who would
work on the job and make affidavits.
Former Senator Testifies.
Thos. Kearns. of Salt Lake City.
Utah, former United States senator.
testified concerning the character of J.
E. Munsey, a defendant.
When Kearns replied to a question
that Munsevs reputation for "peace
and quiet" was "very good," the gov
ernment objected and Kearns altered
his reply to "good."
Other witnesses had said Munsey was
Implicated in riots in Salt Lake City
and helped hide J. B. McNamara, the
IjOS Angeles Times aynamuci.
PRIXT ROOSEVELT'S VIEWS:
tt-. rir tj aim -WITH rnSl
a'tii3 nrTim?n AVITH COSTE3IPT.
Boise, -Idaho, Dec. 10. The publisher
and editor of the Boise Capital-News
will have to explain, the supreme
court ot Idaho ruled . this morning,
why they should not be punished for
giving publicity to Col. Roosevelt s
views on a decision of the court which
had the effect of keeping the Roose
velt presidential electors off the offi
cial ballot
R. S. Sheridan, the publisher, and
C. O. Broxon. managing editor, filed a
demurrer which was overruled, today.
FIXDS MEX WITH BLUE EYES
3LVKE .UKRELILVBLE HUSBANDS.
Kansas City. Mo., Dec , 10. Men
With blue eyes make the most unre
liable husbands, according to statis
tics announced by E. J. Fleming, su
perintendent of the Kansas City Free
Legal Aid bureau.
"During the last year." he said, we
had 323 cases of wife abandonment
and non-support to dispose of and in
nearly every instance the offending
man had blue eyes," he said.
nmiEs horx in texas in
i TWO YEARS ARE llSS.
Austin, Tex., Dec. 10. There were
( born in Texas during the two years
ending August 31. 1912 just 113.42S
; babies, according to a report made
I public today by the state registrar of
vital statistics, or tnese iiu.s were
born alive and 3,133 still born. Of
the total 9137 were negroes. Total
deaths for the same period are 56,421.
ANOTHER RLRYL TWAII. ROUTE
WILL BE STARTED VT TUCSON
Tucson. Ariz.. Dec 10. Plans for an
other rural mail route out of Tucson
have been completed by postmaster J.
Knox Corbett It will be 27 miles long
and cover the farming territory along
the Rillito. Arrangements are being
made now to handle parcels post de
liveries on the new route.
NEWSENATORS
MAYTURNUP
TRADITIONS
Many Insist on. Good Com
mittee Assignments and
Have a Club in the Air.
MAY BE ABLE TO
FORCE THE LEADERS
(By AVlnflcId Jones.)
Washington, D. C, Dec 10. With
Democratic control of the senate after
March i, next, hanging only by a
slender thread, there are reports
around the capitol of a clash between
Democratic factions over the control
of Important committees of the upper
house.
Some of the newer Democrats in
the senate are thirsty for some of
the power that will be taken over by
the Democrats from the Republicans
after March 4, and there is talk of a
breaking away, at least to some ex
tent, from the long established rule
of seniority in the appointment of
committee chairmanships and in the
filling of vacant places on the bis
committees.
So small will be thi margin of Dem
ocratic control that a small group
of Democrats might remain away from
the senate or take some other method
of revolt and leave the remaining
Democrats powerless to reorganize the
senate as they might wish. The newer
Democrats who clamor for important
committee assignments, and who are
among the most aggressive members
of the upper house, are holding this
position as a trump card with which
to turn many tricks.
Precedent May Be Smaohed.
There are senators Bacon, Martin,
and Tillman, who entered the senate
on the- same day in 1895 and who are
the oldest Democrats In point of
service. Senator Tillman is the rank
ing Democrat on eight committees,
and that means, under the rule of
seniority, he can have hi3 choice of
eight chairmanships and still hold the
second place on the other seven.
Among these eight are the committees
on appropriations. Interstate com
merce and naval affairs. Senator Ba
con is the ranking Democrat on five
committees, including foreign rela
tions, judiciary and rules. Senator
Martin is chairman of the Democratic
caucus and ranking Democratic on
four committees, including commerce.
Under the plan proposed by some
of the newer senators, these older
senators would be allowed to make
their choice of a chairmanship to
which their reniorify entitles them
and then yield their second place posi
tions to newer senators.
After the Postofficea.
Labo-pre9sttr--tfH- e broTrghr-Dn
governor Wilson as soon as he assumes '
H ui -v.il: wm, a n III UtT UlUUCllt Kill .
me onice ot presiaent to revoke or
amend the recent order xf president
Taft, placing all fourth class post
masters in the classified service. This
promises to be one of the most diffi
cult questions governor Wilson will
have to settle. From all parts of the
country are coming demands that
Democrats in small towns be given a
chance at the political pie they have
coveted for 16 Tears. Ormnsprf tn thl
will be the Influence of advocates of
Wilson's well known attitude toward
the civil service
The order of president Taft, signed
Oct. 15, placed about 35,000 fourth !
class postoffices In the classified serr- ,
ice It was sufficiently comprehensive
to include all in the country.
The order did not create wide inter
est In big centers of population, but
in every hamlet and village it cave :
rise to violent expressions. As the !
news trrndnnllv snronl thot -nT-oeM.r
news gradually spread that -president
Taft had practically cut 35,000 jobs
out of the Democratic list, those who
looked upon the postoffices as their
future property. Immediately indulged
lrj denunciation, varying with their
icmyer mm power oi expression.
The executive order secures the of-
fnAr. !.- l.ui . I
Only In case of a vacancy, through i
aeatn. resignation. nr rpmnvn fnr :
cause. will competitive examinations
be held which will give a Democrat a
chance for the office.
Wilson Has a Precedent.
It is possible for governor Wilson to
revoke the order. Just before the close
of president Cleveland's first term he
issued' an order placing a large num
ber of offices in the classified serv
ice President Harrison succeeded him
and amended the order. As a result
many Republicans obtained offices
from which, under the Cleveland or
der, they would have been barred.
After his own partisans were taken
care of, president Harrison issued new
drders extending the civil service The
new order duplicated the one he had
revoked. He lifted the lid long enough
to let Republicans in office and shut
It down again promptly in order to
bar Democrats.
Governor Wilson Is a vice president
of a civil service advancement organi
zation and has always expressed views
that run counter to any reduction In
the -classified service
To Change National Flower.
The project of the National Feder
ation of Women's clubs to make the
mountain laurel the national flower
In place of the goldenrod. with the
backing of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, has
received a blow from a botanist in
the department of agriculture, who de
clares that the laurel isn't national,
and that the proposition to make Jf
so would probably be met with oppo
sition in western states. He pointed
to the fact that the laurel grows from
New Brunswick to Florida, but only as
far west as Ohio and Tennessee.
The goldenrod, on the other hand,
flourishes In one form or another all
over the United States.
THE OLD SPANISH GAME
TRANSFERRED TO MEXICO.
St Paul, Minn.. Dec 10. For merely
lending his assistance in digging up
$215,000 in gold from where it lies
buried near the Mexican border, H. J.
Maxfield, state commissioner of im
migration of Minnesota, is offered
553,750. This proposal came In a let
ter to Mr. Maxfield last night from
a man who claims to be held a pris
oner in a Mexican bastile..
The letter is presumed to be one of
the many sent to this country by a
swindler. It Is signed "A J. O." and
Instructs Mr. Maxfield to wire his ac
ceptance to '(Kuno Ortigosa. Lista
Carrcos, Mex., D. F."
He will turn the letter over to the
postoffice authorities.
HUSBAND AND "WIFE ARE FOUND
DEAD IN DENVER HOTEL.
Denver, Colo., Dec. 10. B. C John
son and wife were found dead in bed
at their hotel today with bullet
wounds in their heads. The couple
who came here recently from Hutch
inson, Kans., -were last seen alive Sat
urday. The police believe It a case of
murder and suicide.
Powell Stackhouse of the Car
thage Coal company, arrived in Kl
Paso Taesdav morning, accompanied
by Mrs. Stackhouse
SIGNALING RESULTS
OF JUAREZ-RACES
Man Arrested at the Track; Detective
Surmises Confederate In EI Paso
Wired Result to Poolroom.
The trial of Mike Felenon. alias M.
Velllno, on a charge of vagrancy, Mon
day afternoon In the corporation court,
threw Interesting sidelights on the rac
ing game wherein the poolroom and
bucket shop proprietors thrive at the
expense of the public
The defendant was arrested at the
Juarez race -track by Capt. J. P. Ja
cobs, chief of the detectives of the as
sociation, on Saturday, after it was al
leged he had slapped himself violently:
removed his hat; put his right hand
over his heart; extending both arms up
wards; crossed his arms over his chest,
and made a few other gestures.
On the stand the detective testified
that each gesture was a signal con
veying the number of the horse in the
race and the order in which they ran
under the wire. He produced a card,
which he said had been taken from the
defendant; opposite each "sign was
a numeral. A confederate stationed at
a point of vantage In El Paso, with a
long spy glass, could easily take In
the signs that his companion at the
ra.ee track was making, the detective
testified. , .
Receiving tne result ot me iwx i"
the news to a pool room or bucket shop.
where It couia De lanen auvauw6
the proprietor knowing exactly the
result of the race and therefore how to
.M.nwm liic hore
55" "-' -- ,.Jj .T, , -tA
shown was a code which he used in tel-
The ueienaaiit pienueu n . ".- y I
BU 1U LCI
He also
! for,JnyneyV (?.9,S
.aeCsapfedanlmseeifraCto
egrapniiiB ni..c "",, y ; C .r,v
oiM that It was
Saturday and he slapped
Judge Adrian Pool said that the man
was needed for 200 days on the rock
Pe- . . .,.wMr,
o i w t fircdt nf the DOlice force.
stated that two years ago he arrested
a woman at the track dressed fti a black
silk shirt waist and long white gloves.
He said that she was making practi
cally the same signs as Felenon when
he was arrestedr and was dressed so
that she could be detected by a spy
glass at a long distance.
ALLIES WILL HOLD
THE BALKAN SPOILS
All Conquered Territory V.'IH Be Sur
rendered by Turks. But They
Will Hold Adrianople.
London. Eng, Dec 10. The renun
ciation by Turkey of all the territory
conquered by the troops of the allied
Balkan nations and certain matters re
lating to Pius foundations and crown
lands In European Turkey will, accord
iSS nU th Pall Mall Gazette, be the
basis of the deliberations of the p
.loiscatM when they meet in bt. J a
eace
delegates when they meet
ames
palace r riuay. . . . , .
According to this plan Adrianople,
not being conquered territory will re
main in Turkish hands and the fron
tier of the future Ottoman empire In
.1.. ,. .nS ii.fnri It Is announced. I .. , V, .i -j-i i.ii - the opening ot tne TogiessiTe party ot aempnis iva&y. iuuucjf .isu,
tne cofederatewlth the aid ?f a te pUs of the state industrial school, lo- , conference n ,,, t Salle hotel audi- believed to be a widely known safe
egraph operator. It was said, could send J catcd at Benson, to Fort Grant. The i torium nere today, personally thanked blower, was killed by city detectives.
Kurooe will run from that fortress east- are now reiucwiH. mi ""J not limited to securing the enactment u, After hl3 conviction he pleaded
wd to Midia. by way of Visla. and 1 girls to the institution because it is of the measures advocated In the new nmlss and while on his way to a hos
rJZL. rinnnli southward along the crowded. party's platform and the retirement -itai inmned from a fast moving train
railroad to Deadeaghatch on the Aegean
Sft Is stated the diplomats during
their discussion at Baghtche agreed in
principle to this basis 6f negotiations.
SON OF MORMON MUST
WED TO G-ET ESTATE
i .-.-. -r
i ..,. T-ir. fev TJth. J3ec
I- Ti.Trinw. haiTa. staunch-frieriU-ln-r-i
JOOV1 nwsa,r - ' Z -. l A.
son Pratt Arnold, a wemoao street
"JiSTiS1 v 'did he leave two wid-
Tws wedded to him legally by the Mor-' iruffman was reelected and the entire sive senators and congressmen should terno
lJlli citv ticket with oneeScep: Push e -Hous progressive propo- , fence
d"I', 3r0;d4h,,stS he married be!tian was found ei66"? "2
.nmuiu, -:---vr Jt .v.
fore he shall receive nis auic - .
estate.
T2 AnpT T!STTTP RINKS
SSBlJ. XtJlli3 J3.Z.JT O-U'-iW
,, --,.-.
UNKNOWN STijAMiSiiC I
Devonport. England, Dec. i- " '
The
British battleship centurion ccmiueu ,
ijriusn iu.uiiu '"S""" " steamer ;
tod'ay " thisVrl UTSb7w.' TSK '
battleship were damaged and she is j
unh.nuii auauum ,
returning to uevoniw
.-. . .
The damage to tne centurion .""
caused by her anchors Being driven
through her bows. The battleship has ;
1i..j nrr nlvmnnlh Sound, but no
zz',.. .. -m.-nth sound, hut no
communIcatlon with the shore has been
cu"""""i?" .- ?
permitted thus far.
TWO STORES ARE
REPORTED ROBBED
.. , , -Annt tn "thi
Two burglaries were reported to the
Tvnlfo AfATlllsiV Tllcrht. The StOTC It
"02 Myrtle avenue was broken
Into
and a
t u.. rxf ,!miwi tol-pn A sack of
soxac tunc ub "- ...D-
flour was taken from the grocer store
at 1126 Santa Fe street Guadalupe
Magallanes was arrested by the police
in connection with the latter robbery.
DECLARES CASH REGISTER
AGENTS USED VIOLENCE.
Cincinnati, Ohio. Dec 10. Exami
nation of J. W. Broomhall, a former
salesman for the Hallw.ood Cash Reg
ister company at Los Angeles, was
again taken up when the trial of John
H. Patterson and 29 other officers and
former officers of the National Cash
Register company, accused of violating
the Sherman anti-trust law, was re
sumed todav. Broomhall testified that
agents of the National used violent
methods In dealing with agents of
competing companies and that he had
been attacked and his clothing torn.
MEXICAN TROUBLE IS .
HURTING CATTLE TRADE.
Shot ot pieces. That 13 J. W. Car
ter's characterization of the cattle
business, due to the - Mexican trouble
and the Inabilitv to get cattle out of
the republic Mr. Carter is general
companv and is here to keep a line on j
.i... rAv n iutttl. sl ta ttfin TnnhllltV I
.. n
tne rort wortn oiucKjiiiua
of the ranchers to get horses and va
queros with which to roundup cattle
and the interrupted train service has
caused an unsettled condition of the
cattle market Mr. Carter says, which
has the cattle men guessing.
STRIKE OK SETTLEMENT IN
G. II. DISPUTE EXPECTED SOON
Houston, Tex, Dec 10. The crucial
test in Vie mediation of the threatened
strike of the Harriman line conductors
and trainmen, between -New Orleans
and El Paso, should be reached within
the next 24 hours, according to C. P.
Neill. who has been here as federal
mediator for several days.
Both sides seem to have conceded
their respective limits and permanent
settlement or a final break is the
prospect during the next 24 hours.
SCHEDULE CHANGE IS
PLANNED FOR THE G. H.
Plans are being made for a change in
Its time of arrival In El Paso and de
parture from this city will be one hour
earlier. At -present this train arrives
here at 9:15 p. m. and leaves at 10:15
p. m. The new schedule will go into
effect Dec 22. but has not yet been
definitely arranged.
CUDAIIV CHILDREN RESTORED TO
PARENTS AFTER SECOND WEDDING
Kansas City, Mo.. Dec 1Q- After be
ing legally separated from their par
ents for nearly three years, the four
children of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Cudahy
were turned over to them formally to
day by an order of Judge Slover In
the circuit court.
Several months ago Mr. and Mrs.
Cudahy were remarried here
LIEUT. COL. READ IS HERE.
Lieut. Col. Robert D. Read, attached
to the Second cavalry, arrived from
Fort Sam Houston Tuesday morning.
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and Is now at the post.
MOVING GIRLS
OF BENSON
SCHOOL
Will Be Taken at Once to Ft.
Grant, WMch Is to Be
New Reform School.
BOYS TO FOLLOW
IN A SHORT TIME
-ot. : av tw -inA-nwmBT,f
XULTCX11A. JLM.t Jr. -.v 4uMw
are bein made to remove half the pu-
state authorities have been forced to
take this course by the crowded condi-
tion of the school. !
TW are accommodations for about!
, 50 children at Benson, but there are 93
boys and 11 girls in the institution.
Thev are sleepfe in the laundry in the j
Doys ana j.x eiris m me iuaui.ui.iuu.
i macnine suop. Diaciisiuim suuli, iiuauiiai,
I garret and farm house. No more can
I be taken care of, and as " fast as one
IP11?'1 s received, another is paroled to
make room. It is impossiuie to secure
rood results under these conditions, ac
cording to Charles R- Osburn, secretary
of the board of control.
A carpenter, and four of the larger
boys from the school are now at Fort
Grant, repairing one of the cottages.
As soon as it is in habitable condition
the girls will be moved to the fort. Other
cottages will then be prepared for the
boys.
Fort Grant has been given by the
United States to the state of Arizona
for reform school purposes. The legisla
ture will be asked to authorize the re-
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moval of the school to the new location.
At -COIX urant mere are imiiuiu;; muu
cost the government 241,000 to erect
It is estimated that to put them all in
renair -would cost $25,000. Only a few
of them, however are required to accom-
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Tt is believed that as soon as the school
is moved and ample room is available,
the number of children committed will
;raw m-patlv The countv authori-
increase eatiy. ine couniv autuori
The suforestion has been mafle that
the school for deaf and dumb children,
now at Tucson, be removed to Fort
Grant The teaehers declare that the
school should not be in a city because
the pupils are in constant danger of be-
iinpn,ndownin - lltrets -
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iUlJSUJS iisiiJljOiXUrJ
I Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10,-Mayor
V..
' was oommeteu last nient. tire eAeiJun
j was F L. Culin, Republican, who de
1 feated B. C. Brichta, Democrat, by IS
1 vntos fnr rnuncilman.
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i TT: 0A.T.nll- IacI- 41ia IraaciirocKtll
! XXItaiU VjUlWH. lofc .": t.u.s.r
to Byrd Brooks by one vote.
Ala A H.nLa WtniVrflr. nPie&iea Vj. Xl.
cPhrader for councilman bv two votes.
T c Democrat, won a3 city
L. O Cowan. Democrat, won as city
reorder from F. G. Hudson by 10 votes
John Roifing was easilj elected chief
, ., Tt..j i -ia f-c
oi ponce. --
l; .
Huffman lacked one vote oi aeieaung
hJ opponent- vr-, j,,iian, for mayor
k
two to one.
WOMEN WANT ARI
ZONA 8-HOUR LAW
Phoenix. Ariz.. Dec. 10. Governor
George Hunt has been etitioned by the
I Civic league of Phoenix, an organization
composed oi the wives oi Dusmess anu
professional men. to include in his call
for sriM-ial session of the legislature a
recommendation ' that a universal eight-
hour law be passed. An eight-hour law
1U1 MUUllill ttO (raoovu ... ...--
at the regular session last spring.
Action has also been taken by the
league looking toward the establishment
f V" -., e- nf rarKa.it. rnlTwtinn
.a .nn,nn Vn C IWC1W1 HIT Tn, IMTltilHl. in'
ui .. in,ini c7,o.... . .. . .
in Phoenix. Tlie league demands that
the present system of collecting gar
Ir.zc in the daylight hours, and of trans
porting it through the streets in daylight
hours, be abandoned.
CONVICTED OF SELLING BOOZE
IN DRY ARIZONA PRECINCT
Phoenix. Ariz.. Dec. 10. Fred Marsh,
nrnnrietor of a hotel at Tempe. nine
miles east of Phoenix, and Jesus Romero, j followed by CONVICTTON-
vs- bartender, have been convicted in Greeley, Colo., Dec. 10. "Unless the
the superior court of selling liquor in a 1 jury finds this man guilty, mob violence
dry precinct. They have appealed to : might well be justified." said the dis
fh". 5iinrirm eoiirt trct attorney In the case of Edward
iSJft.( i;nr wn; ;nld in a ' Vaughn, a vaudeville actor, charged
It is alleged that liquor was sold in a withfca s't-.utory crime. Following Oils
soft drink establishment conducted in , declaration, the jury went out and re
connection with Marsh's hotel. , turned in 10 minutes after having found
Sinr-e last snrinir 13 nersons have been i . .-isrhn sruilty on two counts.
prosecuted for unlicensed liquor sr'Mnir
' -. r i.. ... ..11 !.,... luuin
rnswiited for unlicensed Honor se'Hu-'
n Maricopa county and all have been
in juuuvnvvu .j . -ii. ,L. i
convicted. The county is dry, with tlu
exception of Phoenix.
SCORNED BY WOMAN,
HALFBREED ENDS LIFE
Phoenix. Ariz.. Dec. 10. Disappointed
in love. W. V. Hose, a halfbreed indian
stockman, committed suicide in a local
rooming hotSe today. It is claimed he
bought Marguerite iTmith, a white wo
man, a home and a $600 diamond ring
after which she scorned him and went
to Los Angeles. The cause of death has
not been established, but is believed to
have been due to strychnine poisoning.
VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT
TO VISIT NEAR PHOENIX
Phoenix. Ariz.. Dec. 10. Vice presi
dent-elect Thomas R. Mr.rshall will ar-
TVCe phoenix about Jsnnarv 20 and
remain in the Salt river valley a month.
Most of his time will be spent visiting
his daughter, who lives on a farm north
east of the city. On ebruarv 12 he will
dedicate a high school building at Glen
dale, nine miles northwest of Phoenix.
BISBEE-NACO "WATER RATES
ARE DECLARED TO l UNJUST
Phoenix. Ariz., Dec. 10. On its own
irr,ltin 1,a Avvnr.fl jirnnrfttiMin pnrnmls-
sion has filed complaints charging that j
the rates of the Bisbee and Naco Water
company and the Morenci "A'ater com
pany are -"unreasonable, unjust, exces
sive and disOTminatorv." The defend
ants are given 15 days to file answers.
General superintendent H. J. Temple,
of the Southern Pacific lines in Mex
ico, passed through El Paso Tuesday,
en route from Mexico City to Tucson,
Ariz., in his private car Sonora.
Progressive Leader Publicly
.Expresses Gratitude to
Perkins and Munsey.
SAYS EVENTS OF YEAR
i WILL DEVELOP LEADER
' Chicago, HL. Dec 10. CoL Roose-
. ., - , .g .-. nAnl,
- -King ,s -
the men who "so generously came for-
ward w"h their subscrlpUons when
Ing finances:" To give emphasis to
hit expressed gratitude, the colonel
I ind Dointed at Win! Flinn, of Penn-
sylvania; Frank A. Munsey, ueorge w.
vlvnTiia-
Perkins and C S. Ulra. calling eacu
by name He continued:
"I not only want to thank you. but
to say that I have been happy to have
been with you. I want to say that
there has been no more disinterested
Progressives than yourselves. Nobody
will ever have to investigate me to
learn that I know of these contribu
tions and was very much obliged for
them." An outburst of cheers followed
this digression from his main speech.
Even the aisles and other standing
room were filled when the conference
was called to order.
AVill Hot Slake Terms.
Senator Dixon, the oartys national
chairman, spoke very briefly and was
followed by Col. Roosevelt, who made
it plain that the program of the Pro-
gresslve party does not contemplate
making terms with the Republican
party as a party. He said in effect
i tnat me new uai ijr imu wuic w oj
, and espected eventually to attract to
Its banner the nroeressives who still
gave allegiance to the Republican and
, L-emocratlc organisations.
I As to leadership Col. Roosevelt said
j be trusted to Wopthe best
nian wiiu ulusi. uts i;vvn !... -
. trard to their own desires, but solely
i with regard to the needs of the peo-
! Pie. He said in part:
I Campaign for Justice.
. funcUon of p, new party Is
nf a. few bosses. Our nuroose Is to
keep up a continuous -campaign for
snrial and industrial iustice and for
genuine government by the people and
for the people. Such, a campaign can
not be expected from any party which
is partly reactionary; and at their best.
ootn 01 tne oia parties i are wjujt ui
uiey are uuusuanj uvmiirauujr iTCt-
5rJr-. ... . .
i nonary.
The inwwdlate wox
iSE.4? 1
IS TO t2LDHn tile primxpse Ol vai
: s" to estSBIHir the W
platform by appropriate legislation In;
. A
Ua naHtflr. an,) In ttlA SAVPrfkl states.
' t"" .-""" -n-i- i-Srf-T,Vi ,...
- tun iii.i.AUAS,a.K itiiiiaku4 v i
Sut that affectinglhe trusts."
vr T?uti-ir rcnw his
Mr. Roosevelt renewed his propo-
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pervise the big industrial concerns do
ing interstate business.
Credits for Farmers.
"Farm financing should receive the
I nnn-A .lAn Jtamtao l. nnn.
' tinued. "The greatest field for farmer
, cooperation will be in marketing their
nroducts. which Drocess now costs
tbem and tne consumer so aeany. ma
la.(,.st m.4irtt nf flnfinplsl flfH TOrrtlllcl
I L . . . . . .
come from mortgage banks chartered
regulated and carefully supervised by
the government operating on the meth
od of the credit FoHCier of France
"No man should come Into this party
with the idea that he can establish a
claim on It He must be content with
the opportunity It offers for service
and for sacrifice
Crltielisea Idaho Court.
CoL Roosevelt repeated and empha
sized his criticism of the act of the
supreme court of. Idaho in ruling
Progressive electors from the ballot in
the November election.
-The Boise Capital-News." said Col.
Roose-vlr. "was the only paper that
had the courage to criticise the decis-
Thrtd tt V-ST beenS
j tajY&rUl JlUt IU HOW V11UI.HCU itA
an outrageous decree I hold that the
i decision was outrageous and it was
; the duty of every honest citizea to
! protest against It and to denounce In
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strongest terms. Now the court has
cited publisher Sheridan and other
editors for contempt. The court has
it within Its power to ruin the only
paper in Idaho with the strength to
hold out against it.
"I advocate that the Progressive
party pay any fine that may be In
flicted and that we send the best law
yers obtainable to Idaho to fight It"
. ... ,.. .-
The one victim against Vaughn was
1 1 licitaa Lemport, apjetty " J J
years, his alleged victim, who sat in
wltneM i chair with her feet not
?.5K28 XES3S? M
touching the floor and told such an ap
palling story that women rushed weep
ing from the courtroom.
sal to create a commission like the in- i The attorney ior tne aeience was in
terstate commerce commission to su- 1 lowed byCL Vowell, retained to as-
Toytown Is Joy town
Come Bring the Children
Every little heart will go thump, thump; thump! at the won
derful sights. The new dolls almost talk. Jolly Jiggers jig by
the hour. Moving trains, galloping horses, steam engines, great
big menageries with hundreds of wild animals, and thousands of
fascinating and sensational novelties will interest young and old
alike.
"Better disappoint a hundred men than one little child."
Gladstone, the great English statesman, once said.
Take Gladstone's advice. The most useful, attractive, and
enjoyable gifts for boys and girk appear in THE HERALD'S
Christmas advertisements. You will be repaid by reading these
advertisements closely and constantly every day, became they form
a veritable "Book of Gifts," from which you may pick and choose
for Tom, Dick, and Harry, or Mary, Jane, and Sue.
Appoint THE HERALD your Christmas shopper; its adver
tisements will direct you to the merriest Christmas stores, the most
attractive Christmas merchandise, and the greatest gift-buying
opportunities in all El Paso.
(Copyrighted. 1912, by J. P. Fallon.)
FIGHTS BUTTLE
WITH POLICE;
S KILLED
Alleged Safeblower, After
Escaping, Opens Fire on
Memphis Detectives.
TEXAS PRISONER
IS CAPTURED
Memphis, Tenn.. Dee? 18. During a
police raid on a house in the outskirts
of Memphis today, "Kinney" Bergen,
Frank Holloway, who is credited with,
f a police record In many cities, two ether
a ,,,, T h T
Bergen .was killed after fae had made
i heavily armed, surrounded the house
i aau uipiureu uurer ukuitoo ui i" f'c
ty without trouble. But Bergen, row
ing he would not be taken alive, di
rected a steady fiie at the police, drove
them back a few feet, then leaped from
a garret window. Surviving the S5
foot jump without apparent injury,
Bergen got away. A short time after
ward, however, he returned to the
house. Detectives on guard surround
ed him and in the pistol battle that
followed Bergen was killed.
Six detectives surrounded the house
and one of them knocked at the front
door. The woman, as yet unidentified,
appeared. She was seized before she
could make an outcry, then the -detectives
entered the house They captured
Hollowav and two of the men known
as "Texas" Wallace and Jack Monday
( without a fight.
isergen, nowever. apparently navms
taken warning when the detectives -appeared
at the house, had armed himself
and the spectacular pistol battle and
Bereen's escape followed.
Holloway, who is credited with being
the leader of the gang, was arrested in
Chicago a few months ago. and at that
time made an alleged confession impli
cating himself in the robbery of the.
New Westminster, B. C bank." when a.
sum in excess of $309,000 was stolen. Ha
t sum in excess ot iww.wuo was siuieii. xza
i nfauui it was said, to avoid belnc
i sent to Texas, where he was wanted
for safeblowing. Holloway, however,
was returned to Rusk. Texas, and sen-
tenoed to seven years In the peniten-
pltal jumped from a fast moving train
and escaped.
CASEY CASE IS
READY FOR JURY
j- Expected to Conclude So
ttat Jt Caa Go to the Jary vaiU
J Afternoon Seme Time.
I Trfr--nuurf)-flv Ktt mw nf Tnhn
, a o t-.j,w.. -. - w --. .
p. Casey, Jr., charged with murder.
. . . . . . wi -
will be given to tne jury late im
ternoon. The argument for the de-
was continued Tuesaay morii-
ine by Tom Lea, who followed tue
opening argument for the state made
bv R. E. ThomasoD Monday afternoon.
, r - - ,
sist the prosecution, and then judge T.
A. .fralvey enterea nis piea ior tne e
fendant "Victor Moore rwiU close for
the defence and district attorney Jo
seph M. Nealon will make the conclud
ing argument for the state
Bell Tells as "Widow Talks.
A church bell in the nearby Catholic
church was tolling xor a funeral as
Mrs. Win. J. Amberson took the stand
Monday afternoon to relate what she
knew of her husband's death at the
hands of defendant, her brother, J. P.
Casey. Mrs. Amberson was dressed in
black.
SLEEPS ON SLAG PILE;
IS BURNED TO DEATH
Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec 18.
Moulten slag, poured upon Win. Bruce,
s laborer, as he lay asleep, resulted In
Us death at a local hospital last night.
After a day spent In vain search for
work at Garfield, Utah, and having no
money to hire a bed, Bruce lay down,
5 "ZS'ffiLS oVal m'orn!
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inc vesterdav 10 tons of liquid fire
rolled down the dump and splashed
over the sleeper.
T
WOMEN DBTECTIVHS GET
EVIDENCE AT SALT LAKE.
Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec 18. The
woman detective has made her appear
ance, in Salt Lake She came so
quietly that she was here two weeks
before anyone outside the police de
partment was aware of her presence
It was admitted that Miss Nellie
Elder, formerly of Denver, and Miss
Lucile Walker, an amateur, have been
taking notes on rooming houses and
fashionable restaurants for a fortnight
and that many complaints charging
Illegal sales of liquor and other mis
demeanors have resulted from their
activities.
BELIEVE STEAMER.-AND CREW
OF TWENTY ARE LOST.
Loulsburg, Cape Breion. Dec 10.
The British steamer Morien with a
SZ SA StirSt
No news of the steamer nas Deen re
calve sine she left Loulsburg Novem
ber 8. with a cargo of coal for Pla
cenUat N. F.

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