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EL PASO, TEXAS,
January 3, 1913 14 Pages
two snrnoxs today.
Fair Tonight and Saturday;
OFF THM II
Mexican Herald Cites Piti
able Condition of Repub
lic, Answering Madero.
Mexico City, Hex., Jan.
menting on a message of president Ma
dero to the New York Sun. in which
he cabled that paper that "the general
situation has improved notably." the
Mexican Herald says:
"We wish that we might subscribe
to this view of Mexican conditions.
-It certainly would be to our interest
snd the interest of everv legitimate en
terprise in this country, to herald such.
a statement at home and abroad, if U
can be substantiated by the facts.
Mexico's Condition Worse.
"We regret to say that we cannot
see this improvement in the situation.
For many reasons Mexico appears to us
to be in a more precarious state than
she was a year ago. We cannot see
wherein the year has brought change
for the better.
"Let us look the situation squarely
in the face for a moment without de
"At the end of 1913 Mexico has as
many or more soldiers in the field,
lighting various kinds of rebels, as at
any time during the past two years of
Rebel Haven't Decreased.
"The number of armed rebels and
bandits opposing government troops
md the authorities o flaw and order
is as great as at any time during the
"Ti5 extent of territory .in which the
federal authority is nil or limited to
restricted districts adjacent to garrison
towns, is as wide as It has ever been
in the two.yeaTs.
"Meanwhile Mexico's private and na
tional credit and reputation have been
declining steadily, due to the growing
conviction that, instead 'of "being sini
pl an upheaval of the national con
science to overthrow a dictatorship, the
Madero government marked the in
auguration of a new era of chronic
cnlth Production Curtailed.
"Despite the opportunities offered by
high prices for some of Mexico's chief
products, the country has not been in
a position to benefit greatly from them,
while so many economic factors, on the
other hand, are -working every day to
the prejudice of the country and Its
"The activity of wealth producing in
durtries has been seriously curtailed.
"The country is rapWIy Toensuming
the accumulated" swrpltfs Of prosperous
No More. Foreign Money.
"The investment eC forelga money
in the republic practically has been
stopped. . .v .
"The government le-Xaroed to make
reoeated loans. fr which Increasing
rates of interest' must "be paid abroad.
mre and mora f
as that of the
The exnenditure o
nt lUia monev. as well
nation's local income, must go, not
lur useful v orks. but in the unpro
ductive waste and woe of war.
'Political'.y iV is certain the govern
ment has not grown stronger among
:'s own people.
"Disappointment at the conduct of
congicss ard the work it has accom
1.1'shod, "is not concealed.
"Th prestigre gained at home and
abioad bv the succession of federal
victories over the Orazeo rebellion,
gradually nas dissipated Before the evi
dence that in no one of the three prin-
lple trouble centers. Ciiihuahua and
Bono'-aCoahuila and Durango, or Mex
ico and Morelos. has active rebellion"
b-en stamped out, while hi many dis
tricts it is worse today than it ever
has been. .
"In like manner the reputation that
came through the quick suppression
i f the Fein. Diaz revolt, has been
uimraed in the public mind by the
r-any tales of questionable methods
,-nr.imMt in the takincr of Veracruz,
'or which official explanation and de- j
mal was promised and hps not been
Outlook is Glooms . i
" We regret tnat we cannot begin the j
nw year, as we did 12 months age. ;
.tinntma- our belief that Mexico was
aoout to enter uno.n a wonderful period
of peae arid prosperity.
"One discouraging feature of the
present situation, and one against
which we have repeatedly Inveighed
through appeal and sarcasm, that we
thought might be a spur to native
pride, is the absolute apathy of the
pT-opertv-owning classes. With every
thing to lose, it has been a constant
disappointment to us that the woallh
.mil aristocracy of Mexico have done
nothing b way of effective orgamzn- ,
Uon in support of the constituted ov- i
irnrrent, contributed nothing in dolUrs
i r service to aid their federal uath in- '
tirs in the exhausting . fight aga-n-t
th" elemertr of disorder that are gra'1
unllj rumir.fr the country.
Conditions- Xo Betters -"We
cannot echo the belief that con
ditions in Mexico are'bettr because -we
cannot see how, undSr the circumstar'
i ,-s mo-e pi ogress" Is to be made rtxt
j ear than during the one Just closing.
and. therefore, we would ask president
Madero that he give out the more de
tailed and specific information regard
ing the general situation which ena
bles him to make the unAnolUied state
ment that it has improWS. notably and
we shall be more than g3 to pass it
on to our reader! here, and In other
lands who need some words of cheer j
from Mexico with which, te start tne
li ew year."
Mexican President Sends a Man to Tell
Him the Activities of Rebels In
Mexico Are TJntrue.
"Washington. D. C, Jan. 3. Senor
Pedro Lascurian, Mexican minister for
foreign affairs and personal represen
tative of president Madero, is in Wash
ington to tell president Taft and sec
retary Knox Madero's story of his gov
ernment's struggle with rebellions, to
tell them again of Its ability to pro
tect American lives and property every
where In the republic, and, incidentally.
It was whispered, to find if there is
any truth in the recent reports of in
tervention by the United States.
Senor Lascurian bad two opportuni
ties to talk and to listen at the white
house yesterday and today he will be
given an audience by secretary Knox
It became known, of course, that presi
dent Tatt made no specific demands
upon the Mexican representative. He
expressed particular Interest in condi
tions in northern Mexico and was as
sured that recent troop movements in
that part of the republic and Madero's
efforts to meet with this country's de
sires for protection there bd proved
The president was said to have ex
pressed the hope that the Madero gov
ernment would be able to cope with the
(Continued on page 4.)
irrsir io orio IDllirv flillTC
IS" I0TED ' THE SENATE
Made Millions on Comstock
and Lost in- Fight With
Jay Gould. '.
ON STOCK EXCHANGE
A KEEXE WAS A XUBB AT W;
g. EDITED PAPER-AS A YOITII
- Born in London. England,
O- in 1838. the son of a merchant.
- Family emigrated to Cali-
& fornia in 1252.
g. His first employment was as
guard of animal pels at Fort
. Reading, Cal., at 14. Earned
enough money in. three months
O- to buy mining outfit and be-
& come a prospector. J
O- Spent several years freight-
O ing, mining, milling and stock
Edited a newspaper In 011-
O fornia two years.
& - Left California for Nevada;
- purchased mining property
& there and sold it , at a big
, profit .
& Returned to California, lo-
& eating at San Franeisco. Re-
fused, at 25, offers of employ-
ment, declaring he had talent
& for speculation.
Became member of San
- Francisco stock exchange, and
soon afterward its president.
Made J6.0M.0O0 In buying
& and selling "Bpnanza" Com-
&. Saved Bank of California
& from failure.
Or At 39 health was impaired.
started for Europe to rest.
ReachingNew York in 1877 he
found the stock market here
demoralized: went into the
O- market instead of continuing
c on to Europe, and cleared $9,-
Lost $10,006,000 in wheat
& deal In 1880-81; regained forr
tune in other speculations.
Married in California, Sara
G Daingerfield, daughter of Col.
& Leroy Daingerfield, of Virginia.
Son, Foxhall, and daughter,
O- Jessie, both married, the lat-
& ter divorcing her husband. Tal-
- bot J. Taylor.
O One of the best known turf-
& men in the world and owner of
-- many of the most famous race
Traveled extensively In En-
S rope and Asia.
New Tork, N. X-.Jap.. 3. James R.
Keene. the financier and horseman.
died-xt S:U fc mraotlpsJtBASJJamt& .the- hanplnsss-af -tho
sknttarium here from tlie effectarTPPEr
" "- t -aw -3 -r-nr,r nlrt Tlf! 1
nnmHrttt Her was SS .-years
UJ.U U1U I
had been HI for a Jong lime.
James Robert Keene. one lime owner t
of the most famous string of race
' most spectacular speculator on the and adjourned atx12.06 p. m. until noon
I New York stock exchange, was born Saturday out of respect for the memory
Tin London. England, in 1838. nere he , of the late senator Davis, of Arkansas.
' rttended Lincolnshire private schools The interstate commerce committee
until he was 14 years of age. when his 1 orJereda favorable report on the re
. until ne JjVy$IAjiff;ro , -nd set- appointment of interstate commissioner
parents migrated to California ana set ( E & Clark.
; tied in Shasta county. In 1S62- The Archbald court of Impeachment
the family's settlement in the west He
a-ta -iren n nnsitlnn as the cuard of
.wrj jveene 5 iirai ieu uii' aww rr- i
animal nets at Fort Reading. CaL
Youmr Keene saved his wages for a few j
months and then bought a miner's out
fit and prospected for, gold. He met
with indifferent success, however, and
after engaging in stoSk raising and
freighting for a while he became ed
itor of a country newspaper.
The clerical nature of his duties,
however, proved to to be ungenial and
Keene, after two years, quit his news-
paper and left for Ncvaca once more to
attempt fortune in the mining busi
ness. The "Comstock Lode"' had just
been discovered and dealfng judicious
ly in this property he was able to
make about $125,000, enough money
to return to San Francisco and engage
in the stock speculation business
He married at that period of his ca
reer. Miss Sara Daingerfield, a daugh
ter of Col. Leroy Daingerfield, of Vir
ginia. She had gone to San Francisco
to reside with her brother, William P
Daingerfield. then a United States
Goes Broke on Comstock.
In the crash that followed the. first
Comstock boom, however, the young
financier went broke. At this time the
hrilliancv of young Keene. he was then
! 26, attracted the attention of several
men of money ana ne was ottered re
munerative positions, all of which he
refused, declaring that he had a talent
This might be said to have been the
beginning of a code of a philosophy
that has since made him famous in the
United "States and abroad. Later he
said that "all that life consists of is
the taking of chances," and that "Prov
idence has impressed In man's heart and
brain the betting instinct"
Followinir this lice of reasoning.
J --uursr Keene continued to dally in the
1 San Frjicico stock market until he
jiu-,r" tne diienuun 01 senator o. .f.
Felton. Senator Felton thought he saw
(Continued on next page.)
0w 1& $ Cm W$m&
Declares Curse of the Time
Is Appealing to Ignorance
Washington, D. C Jan. 3.
Senator Joseph W. BaileyVtoday
sent his resignation as senator
from Texas to senator Gallinger
to take effect Immediately. R.
M. Johnston, of Houston, is now
in the- city and senator- Bailey
said that he would be appointed
by the governor to succeed him,
with the expectation that the
legislature, when it meets,
would elect him to fill out the
unexpired term to March 4.
Bailey's Last Speccli.
In concluding his attack upon the
initiative, referendum and recall. In hfs
farewell address to the senate Wed
nesday, the senator declared: ,
"The curse of the time is that we
are appealing to ignorance and preju
dice. "We are teaching the rich that the
poor are their natural enemies and
teaching the poor that the rich are
their natural oppressors."
He added that he did not believe "all
the rich were rascals nor that all the
poor were patriots," but contended that
"the percentage runs about the same in
"Let us have an end of this class
war." he said. "Let us re-establish in
the minds of the people the belief that
the men they have trusted have not be
"Let -the People Ruler'
Senator Bailey said that the cry to
day of the new movement was "let the
people rule." He denounced the move
as false. "There are the southern
states. There is not p. southern state
that has adopted woman suffrage and
I hope they will not
"I cannot understand how any wom
an wants to step down from the high
Sedestal upon which man has placed,
er to mi n trie in the broils and rip.
j baucheries' of -politics. No, the south-
w aiiu.es oeiieve in tne rule 01 men
for the people. And not only that, but
in the white men ruling; I agree with
"The proposal to change the form of
government," said senator Bailey, "is
oaseci on tne principle that tne sen
ators and representatives of the gov
ernment are dishonest and cannot be
trusted: this is not true."
Anhnrst Defends Hearst.
Following senator-Bailey's challenge
to him. senator Henry F. Ashurst. of
Arizona, took the floor in his own
right, and in the course of his defence
or direct government, he paid a tribute
to William R. Hearst, who senator
Bailey assailed: said Hearst was a loyal
American citizen. Senator Ashurst said
that his name (Hearst's) was asso
ciated wua me success 01 many proj
w-.w"yAi .n uct-itticu uuu llK. YU5 A
'ViMr tvyi a IrtTrtnc hiioK,) J
fiV,rn1 n V.A
0r than .that I need not say: less
than that I cpuld not say.", he added. '
was put over until Saturday.
nierees on tne literacy test lmmi-
grailon bill considered the differences
octween tne two nouses.
When the house convened at noon
chairman Puio. of the monev trust in.
vestigating committee called the com
mittee to meet Saturday to consider
the question of getting Win. Rocke
feller before the committee.
' DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Former Anslstont nt El Paso la Ap
pointed to Succeed His Former
Chief for Unexpired Term.
San Antonio. Tex., Jan. 3. At the
suggestion of attorney general Wlcker
sbara, judge T. S. Maxey has appointed
SIglsmund Engelklng as United States
attorney for the western district of
He will continue his private practice
incidentally here and at El Paso, as the
apolntment of district attorney Is only
to fill out the unexpired term of
United States attorney Charles Boyn
ton, who has resigned. Mr. Engelklnc
will serve until a- successor is named
from the among the Democratic appli
cants, after president-elect "Wilson is
Mr. Engelklng recently resigned the
assistant district attorneyship at Bl
Paso, which he has filled for the past
eight years, so that he could mave to
San Antonio. U. S. Goen was appointed
In his place here as assistant district
, BOARD OF TRADE OPERATOR
! DIES IN SEW MEXICO
J Trinidad, Colo, Jan. 3. Frederick
Horton. once an operator on the Chit-ago
board of trade, died this morning
at the ranch of "W. A. Bartlett, of Chi
' cago. at Vermejd Park, N. M., 60 miles
1 southwest of here. He had been ill six
months. Horton was an old friend of
Gsologist Investigates the Great
Petrified Storm On Magoffin Avenue
Discovers That There Is Nothing of a Geological Nature Like It in the Whole World Accounts for the Waves by Fact
That Texas & Pacific Train Under the Old Management Once Arrived on Timei
OMING in from Fabens the other
ft day I brought in my friend, Capt.
Salter C. Ayers, of the Storm
King line, and two dozen eggs. Just
west of Ysleta, we picked up a pedes
trian who proved to be the celebrated
geologist, Dr. Rappington G. Howie
Knocks, who had been sent over by
his government to investigate and re
port on the great petrified storm on
Bast Magoffin avenue. He was
equipped with a camera and a full
set of geologists hammers to which
he had added 'a fair sized sledge for
The professor's knowledge of tho
phenomena having been derived en
tirely from reading, he seemed to haTe
fallen into the error of taking the
dangers of the place somewhat too
seriously, as he had sent his car back
to Ysleta supposing, as he told mc
that he might expect to find himself
at any moment, tossed violently about
in the concrete breakers, endangering
not only the car but the valuable
eoulpment and records which it car
ries. After I explained the matter to
him from a more practical. If less sci
entific point of view, he consented to
ride with us to what the captain
, United St
Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 3. United
States senator Jeff Davis died sud
denly from heart failure, at his home
here, at 12:36 "this morning.. He had
bean ill for several months, but his
condition waAapparently , improving
and yesterdayne was at his office the
greater part of the day. Senator Davis
was Ijorn In Little Rock County, Ark.,
on May 6, 1862. He served the state
as governor from 1900 to 1907, being
the only executive to be elected three
times. He was elected to the United
States senate in 1907.
Definite arrangements for the fu
neral have not been completed, but
It is probable that the services will
take place next Sunday and that his
body will be placed In the family
burial plot at Russellville.
The death of senator Davis on the
eve of the ratification of his reelec
Is StU Ahead, With Largest
Producton Ever Made. by
NEW MEXICO HAS
BIG INCREASE ALSO
Washington, D. C, Jan. 3. For 1912
Arizona again holds first place among
the copper-producing states of the
United States. The output will
show a large Increase over the 303,202,
000 pounds produced in 1911 and may
exceed 350,000,000 pounds. This is not
ahIw ..1... 1......... ...... j.
uijij caic i&tgcAi. uuepui. ever maae oy
the state, but the largest ever made
by any state for one year.
The production of copper from the
Bisbee district, will show a largo in
crease over the 130,200,000 pounds in
1911 and may exceed 145,000,000 pounds
The output of the Morenci-Metcalf
district will show a considerable in
crease over that of 71,500,000 pounds
for 1911 and may reach 50,000,000
pounds for 1912.
The output of copper from New
"Mexico In 1912 will show a large In
crease over that of 1911, owing to the
beginning of noteworthy nroductlon
j by the Chino Copper company, of the
uuufeu a.M.c u.oi. .b. auo iuuu pi emula
tion of the state will reach nearly 30,
000,000 pounds, the larger part coming
from the Santa Rita district.
Other State Increases.
These statistics and estimates are
given by the United States geological
survey, which has received figures
from all nlants known in nmfln
blister copper from domestic ores and !
from all lake mines, the figures indl-
eating that the copper outout of the 1
United States in 1912 exceeds that of not all of one mind regarding the wis
any previous year in the history of the dom of the laws now on the books,
industry. Not only is the total output ! The governorknows that when the
me largest ever recoraea. nut six 01 '
the large copper-producinir state:
Arizona. Michigan. Utah. Nevada, New
Mexico and Alaska have each exceed
ed all former records of production,
while Montana and Tennessee have
nearly equaled their previous record
According to the statistics and esti
mates received, the output of blister
and lake copper ' was '1,249,000,000
(Continued on next page.)
termed "the mouth" of Magoffin
On arrival at that point, I thought
to take my passengers on through, the
lower reaches of the rapids at least,
but the captain became so violently
sea sick- that he implored me to beach
the car at the third crossing, which
While I lld what I could to restore
the captain. Prof. Knocks pressed on
up the avenue, stepping cautiously
from crest to crest and stopping oc
casionally to rap on some of the
giant billows -on which the petrified
white caps were still to be seen.
When the captain was ready to pro
ceed, I found It necessary to leaTe the
car, as both axles and the frame were
buckled, so we followed the professor
on foot, taking the remaining eggs In
the gasoline measure, as 14- had bem
broken and three hatched, whether
from friction or surprise, I am un
able to say.
We overtook tbe professor just as
he emerged into the clear calm pave
ment of the Cotton avenu crossing.
Bursting into tears he laid his hand on
my arm. "If," said he, "you have any
influence with the Burgomaster, with
Park Pitman or any of the Alderettes,
I implore jou to go to see them this
tion by the legislature, creates a pe
culiar political situation in Arkansas,
and, while authoritative statement has
not been made, it is possible a special
primary will be called to select a suc
cessor for the full term beginning
March 4. As an alternative, it is sug
gested that the legislature would have
power to name the new senator.
GovernorW. Donaghey, who will retire
from the office on January 13 and
congressman W. A. Oldfield hfed ten
tatively announced that they would
be candidates for the United States
senate two years hence to succeed
senator James P. Clarke.
Senate Adjourns For Day.
Washington, D. C. Jan. 3. On ac
count of the death of senator Jeff Da
vis, of Arkansas, the senate today ad
iourned after a six minute session un
til noon tomorrow. This canJes over
one day the Archbald court' of im
peachment. Hesitates to Turn the Legis
lature Loose to Revise the
Cod&o the State -
REVISED LAWS ARE
READY FOR SOLONS
Phoonix, Ariz., Jan. 3. Whether he
shall submit the revised code of Ari-
zona's statutes at the special session of
me legislature. 10 meeb x eoruary 4. 13 1
the most puzzling question now facing
governor George Hunt
If, in his call Tor the special session,
ho directs the legislators -to go through
the code. It will let down the bars for
any kind of legislation. On the other
hand, if he says nothing about the
code in his call, it is in his power to
designato absolutely the subjects on
which laws can be passed.
The Lawn Compiled.
Early in the first session of the state
legislature, arrangements were made
to have the statutes revised to conform
with the constitution. Governor Hunt
appointed Sam L. Pattee, a Tucson at
torney, to do the work. Pattee has con
cluded his task and will be ready to
make his report by the time the legis
If the legislators are called on to go
through the entire code they can
change the law3 to suit themselves.
Pattee's revisions are merely by way
of guidance, to expedite the work.
"When the legislature takes up the re
vised statutes, it will be necessary to
pass upon each law individually.
May Change Laves.
Going through the statutes will be
-,u m -.,.,. ,,, ,. ,. i.toifn -n-
statutes are taken Un bv the leelsla-
ture there will be all kinds of trouble.
Many laws are certain to be changed
asd the state government will be some
what upset On the other hand, it is
not likely that there will ever be an
other legislature as friendly to the
governor and his policies as the present
It Is therefore believed that the gov
ernor will decide to have the present
legislature give the statutes the atten
tion they require.
By Alfalfa J. Hay
day. They must. In the Interest of
science andjif humanity lay this pave
ment aside at once. There is nothing
like it in Europe or in the whole
wosrld; they can then flow Into the
old channel, on some calm day, a new
pavement which will be devoid not
only of waves but of the petrified,
swirling, eddying maelstroms which
were caused by the breakers having
been hurled back from the T. P., a3
It came In on time in those prehistoric
days; over this new pavement will
come next year 76,726 geologists and
possibly two or even three others.
From this new pavement they may
view with scientific accuracy and
philosophic calm the great petrified
cyclone- which should be spread out
or hung up beside the new city ware
"From tho report sent in by this
great meeting I have no doubtvnew
and important conclusions will be
reached and who shall say." said he,
"that we may not even learn how it
come about that the pacing company
was not or is not required to replace
the t ivment or ameliorate Its
wa . s '
With in it he placed his h iramer
carefully 111 1U cae. and uiepped light
ly onto a passing car for Washington
Park, Ysleta and Europe.
1 iiii ill 1 1 1 li
Great Anxiety Is Felt For King Ferdinand Declares
Safety of Torpedo Boats His Troops Will Mot Hesi
of Atlantic Fleet. tate to Resume War.
MANY SMALL CRAFT
ARE CARRIED DOWN
Washington, D. C Jan. 3. The. south
Atlantic states today are In the grip
of a terrific wind and rain storm, which
worked havoc with shipping and cut
off the cities of Norfolk and Newport
News. All land wires leading out of
the cities are destroyed. Before the
last wire went down, a telegraph opera
tor in Newport News remarked that the
gale was so terrific that the waters of
the river were surging up into the
lower parts of the city with the vio
lence of a small tidal wave.
The navy wireless sparked out un
answered calls to ships of the Atlantic
fleet gathering in Hampton Roads.
Great anxiety was felt for the safety
of torpedo boats in the narrow sea
Incomplete reports coming while the
storm was at its height were that
many small craft had been sunk. The
loss of life, if any, is notr known.
In this city the gale whipped down
signs and trees. Telegraph and tele
phone wires are demoralized as far
south as Atlanta.
HAVOC AT NORFOLK
Norfolk, Va.. Jan. 3. A 60-mile gale,
with a heavy rain, whipped the Atlan
tic coast today with terrific violence,
downing wires and demoralizing ship
ping. Several small craft are sunk,
with loss of life.
The terrific gales swept the waters
of the James river up into the lower
portions of the city of Newport News,
inundating streets, warehouses and
driving the people to the elevations.
Ferry service across the river to New
port News was impossible and the
city was cut off from all communi
cation. H.btt n.imncre at Richmond.
j Richmond, Va., Jan. 3. Richmond
I was storm swept today by a gale pre-
vailing along the coast line. Much
damajje -was eione 10 prupervj.
THICEE DIFFERENT STORMS
PARALYZE TELEGRAPBC SERVICE
New York. N. T., Jan. 3. Three
ifnrTTMt nf extraordinary violence oc-
: curring almost simultaneously In wide
ly separated sections 01 tne country,
were reported by the telegraph compa
nies here. There was but one wire
working between "Washington and
.Atlanta. Shortly before noon there
was not a- wire working south of At
lanta. Next la violence was a wind storm
In. the middle west which, leveled scorer
of wires between here and Chicago. At
!? - ere but five wires working between
one time during tae toranoon mere
the two cities.
LE2 SSSSSST JT
Hundreds of 'wires had been pros
trated by the heavy blow there, the tel
egraph companies said.
Kllonchiirir Wah Jnn rt A snntr-
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Northern Pacific passenger train No.
252 just west of Lbster. The sleeping
passengers rushed from the cars in 1
their night clothes. '
A mass of rock, bnsnes and ice
supped uown me mountain una amvss
the tracks under the sleeping cars.
The train arrived here three hours late.
BOND IS GRANTED
Tieii? Attorney Says the Evidence They
Were Convicted On Wan
Chicago, HL, Jan. 3. A writ of su
persedeas, staying the execution of the
sentences Imposed upon the dynamite
conspirators recently convicted at In
dianapolis, was issued by the United
States circuit court of appeals here to
day. Bail was based on the number of
years which the prisoners have been
sentenced to serve. $10,000 for each
year. Thirty-two of tha 33 convicted
men will bo allowed to give bond. Her
bert S. Hockln did not make an appeal
Ryan's ball Is $70,000 or $10,000 for
each of the seven years of his sentence.
Those who received sentences of six
years must furnish $60,000; four years.
$40,000, and so on down to $10,000 for
me one year sentences.
Defence's lawyers stated that money
enough to admit all to bail would be
Attorney Soline presented the petl-
tlon in behalf -of the convicted Iron-
worker? and argued In support of it.
as did attorney Krum. Soline declared
that in cases such as the present ones,
the prisoners have the right of bail,
particularly as the defendants were
sentenced and sent to Leavenworth be
fore a hearing on a writ of error had
"Do you mean to tell me that a writ
of supersedeas should issue as a matter
of right?" Inquired judge Baker.
"That is my understanding," replied
Soline. who then began quoting su
preme court decisions, which, he said,
bore on the point
Judge Baker stated that the point of
WIG V44b ui ciir no liui WBU IHKeD.
He added that there was no occasion
for the court of appeals to supervene
in any case unless 11 ia snown that the the fire was of an incendiary orifi
procedure of the lower court was ques- ' He stated that when he left his home
tionable at law Thursday he left the doors of the gar-
Replying to this. Soline declared that age open. During the day he sa.d
the evidence on which convictions were ' that many teamsters pass his home.
secured at inaianapolis was 4vasue and
utaudtuuic im uui me Jeiuce or tne
lower court should not have allowed
the cases of many of the defendants to
go to the jury at all.
Krum argued that there "was no evi
dence adduced at Indianapolis to show
that the defendants conspired to carry
dynamite on passenger trains.
United States district attorney Mil
ler. of Indianapolis, representing the
ELEVEN PERSONS SA VED
FROM FIRE BY PET DOG
Denver, CoIe Jan. 3. Prince, a la rge white and black dog, owned by L.
Bray, n Krrocer, saved the liven of 11 p ersoH, maxt of tfcera women and chil
dren, this, moralas .when, fire partially destroyed a reaming: home next door
- to the grocery. The flames atartcd b cfere many of the loOsem vrere awake,
and got good headway before discovered.
Prince, as noon ns he uir the fir c, rushed from the srroeery and Hp the
stairs of the lodging house, scratch Ibjt at the doors and barktne. The per
sistent racket kept up by the animal awakened the sleepers and all escaped.
c SERVIANS EXPECT
FALL OF ADRIANOPLE
FK.VSCK HBAItS ALLIES
HAVE TAKEX ADRIANOPLE.
Paris, France. Jan. 3. A re
port that the fortress of Adrian
ople has fallen into the hands of
the besiegers was current on the
bourse here today.
Sofia. Bulgaria, Jan. 5. King Fer
dinand, of Bulgaria, In an address to
day made some significent remarks on
the Balkan situation, which are re
garded as a threat that war may be
resinned. After expressing the hope
that an agreement might still be
reached he said:
"Should the impenetrable Willi of
God be otherwise, we will not hesitate
at a new recourse to. arms to compel
the enemy to give complete and equit
able satisfaction for all our previous
ISxpcet Fall or Adrlanople.
London. England, Jan, 3. Advices re
ceived by the Servian peace delegation
today indicated that the condition of
Adrianople was desperate and that its
capitulation -was perhaps only a ques
tion of hours.
The peace envoys- have decided, it
was declared this morning, to put the
direct question to the Turkish dele
gation tonight whether the Ottoman
government is prepared to cede the
fortress of Adrianople forthwith.
Unless the Turks give- a favorable an
swer within 24 hoars the conference
will be suspended. No other question.
will be considered until this point has
Stojan Novakovltch, the leader of the
Servian delegation said this morning'
he was sure the allies would ultimate
ly carry their point
"Turkey," he added, -will probably
continue to resist giving up Adrianople
but the facts will soon be stronger than
theories and she will be compelled to
The opening of today's peace confer
ence at St. James palace was post
poned until 6 oclock this evening to en
able the Turkish delgates fully to di
gest fresh instructions received from.
Constantinople and to put them into
proper shape for presentation.
RUMANU. ORDERS RESERVES
TO REPORT FOR SERVICE
Bucharest. Rumania. Jan. 3. The
officers of the reserve -of the Rumamn
army have been ordered to report fo
serviee and to b in readiness to joia
the colors ax a. Moment's notice.
TURKISH SHIP IS BLOWTT IP.
jSyrcna, Agnate -Turkey. Jan. 3. The
blown up today by coming in contact
with a floating mine at the eatran e
of Symrna Bay.
'iTURKS SURRENDER TO GREEKS.
Athens, Greece. Jan. 3. The Turkish
garrison on the Jsland of Chios, num
bering 2W maC surrendered uncondi
tionally today to the Greet troops.
government, spoke next in oposition to
the application for a writ.
Miller characterised the sentences
upon the defendants as "merciful."
When he had finished, Krum again
addressed the court, stating that 16 of
the men now in prison do not seek to
appeal their cases. He did not name
Ball Is Assured.
San Francisco, Catffc, Jan. 3. "Wo
will bail Clancy and Tveitmoe out if
it costs a million dollars." said former
mayor P. H. McCarthy, president of
the building trades council, of Cali
fornia, today when informed that
writs of supersedeas had been granted
in the cases of the men convicted at
Indianapolis. Tveitmoe is secretary
of the council.
"Is money available?" McCarthy
"It is available," was the reply, "and
will be immediately supplied. We can
raise a million or more, I repeat"
REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY
AND A. &. M. TO CONFER;
Austin. Tex, Jan. 3. The goTerning'
boards of the university of Texas and
of the Agricultural and Mechanical
college will meet at Fort Worth on
Monday. Jan. 6, at the Hotel Worth.
The tlUrOOSP of thf msallni, tn
j consider a constitutional amendment to
; De recommended by the governor. vital-
ly affecting both institutions. This
I amendment, "commissioner Kone be-
I lleves, is one providing for the segre-
j gation of these Institutions also a pro-
! posed amendment to lew a siiecial tax
for maintainance of these Institutions-
OARAGE .VXD AUTOMOBILE OF
DR. C M. UK-VDRICKS BURN".
A spark from a ptpe or cigaret ig
niting dry grass, which grew in front
of a garage belonging to Dr. C 3
Hendricks, 601 Kstrella street, is be
lieved to have been responsible for the
fire whleh Thursday noon, destroyed
that .building, an automobile valued
at $1300, automobile accessories, and
a number of carpenter tools. The
total loss was estimated at $2000. The
machine destroyed- was a five passen
ger Jtsuick and on many occasions has
been used by joy riders without the
permission of the owner. Dr. Hen-
(Trilcfi Rtnteil that ho A1A nut Twlte-A
and thinks that a spark from either a
cigaret or pipe was the t-ause of tUj
ISAA; PITMA"V'S CEXTBSART.
New York, N.Y.. Jan. 3 Stenogra
phers throughout the country tod. v
observed the centenary of the birth
of Sir Isaac Pitman, Inventor of mod
ern short system.