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EL PASO, TEXAS,
February 6, 1913 12 Pages
Rain Tonight or Friday; Colder
Fj I j
Caucus Results in Determi
nation to Fight For Taft's
ATTEMPT TO PLACE
BLAME ON DEMOCRATS
WASHINGTON, D. C Feb. 6.
Republican senators caucused
again today to determine on a
plan of action to meet the Democratic
filibuster against confirmation of more
than 1600 of president Taft's appointments-
Many -were in favor of aban
doning any further attempt to put the
A continuation of the fight without
discrimination as to classes of nomina
tions was decided upon, however, by
the majority and later the Republicans
succeeded. S to 34, in forcing the sen
ate to dose its doors to consider ap
pointments. Senators Bristow and Poindexter
voted with the Democrats against the
Plaee Blazae On Democrats.
The Republicans will continue to
more for the consideration of nomi
nations wheneer such sessions 'will
not interfere with the appropriation
bills or other executive business.
While the Republicans do not hope for
the success of many of the Taft ap
pointments they want to attempt to
place the blame for the failure upon
the Democratic senators.
Senator Borah gave notice he would.
ask consideration on Friday of the
house bill to create a department of
Idaho Senster Xh Sworn In.
James H. Brady, of Idaho, was sworn
In to succeed senator Perky.
Chairman Clapp announced the cam
paignfunds investigating committee
would resume its hearing Monday.
Heme Disagrees On Lever Bill.
The house today disagreed to the
senate amendment to the Lever agri
cultural bill and asked the senate- for
Internal revenue commissioner Cabell
informed the treasury department ex
penditures committee that the oleomar
garine manufacturers had evaded taxes
amounting to $1,200,000.
Consider Indemnity Claims.
The foreign affairs committee held.
a hearing on the Mexican indemnity
Taft Discusses Alaskan Resources.
Alaska's vast resources can best be
brought within reach of the world, in
the opinion of president Taft. by the
Construction with government assist
ance, of two railway lines from the
Alaskan coast to the interior, owner
ship of which shall he- vested in tkttj
government, but which shall be oper
ated by private parties under lease.
In a special message transmitting to
congress the report of the Alaskan
railway commission, the president to
day strongly urged legislation along
those lines asking that the government
either guarantee the principal and in
terest of bonds necessary to build the
roads, or construct them.
Lines "Would Cost V35,eee,e.
I am very much opposed to govern
ment operation bat I believe that gov
ernment ownership with private oper
ation under lease is the proper solu
tion " wrote the prestdent.
One road recommended by the com
mission would connect Cordova with
Fairbanks by way of Chitina, the other
would link Seward with Idltarod. The
first would open up the Bering river
coal fields, the other the Matanuska
field The two roads would have a
total mileage, with branches, of 733
miles and would cost about J35,000,000.
Kaver Texas Oil Case Quiz.
Representative Garner's resolution
calling on attorney general Wicker
sham for all information as to the ;
Texas indictments against Standard Oil ;
officials was favorably reported by the
house judiciary committee.
The resolution asks for all briefs of
evidence, documents and 'written opin
ions on file inthe department of Justice
in relation to the prosecution of C N. I
Pavne. John D Archbold. Henrj C Fol
der, W. C. Teagle. A. C. Kbie, K. R.
Brown, John Sealy. the Standard Oil
company of New York, the Standard
Oil company of New Jersey and the
Magnolia Petroleum company of Texas. :
as well as fo; all information as to the
"order of attorney general directing i
the United States marshal for the
southern district of New York not to j
execute bench 'warrants for the arrest
of John D. Archbold, W. C Teagle and J
H. C. Folger"
Paver Xew Liasor Lan.
The house judiciary committee or
dered favorably reported the bill in
troduced by representative Webb, of
Xorth Carolina, which would prohibit
interstate shipments of intoxicating
liquors into "dr" states. The measure
would give states the right to xciade
from their confines liquor intrude for
sale in communities where lcal laws
forbid such sale
GERMANY AD ITALY PROTEST
AGAEVST IUOCIGRATIOX BILL.
Washington, D C, Feb 6 When
president Taft gave a hearing todav
upon the new immigration bill he also
had before him protests from Germany,
Italv and the Netherlands against the
position which authorizes the secretary
of commerce and labor to place inspec
tors, matrons and public health service
surgeons aboard imi .grant ships to re
port to the American immigration au
thorities upon the condition and treat
ment of immigrants en route
President Taft told those appearing
that he was virtually sitting as a
jude Senators O'Gorman and Root,
secretary Nagel, representatives Rob
erts Thayer, Kahn, Sabbath and Cur
ler and Julius Rosenwald, of Chicago,
and Louis Marshall, of New York, were
among a hundred or more of those
seated about the president.
WILL BET THAT
0R0ZC0 IS DEAD
4.t last a man has been found who
will coer the $9000 wagered on the
proposition that Fascual Orozco is
alive. In addition to that, he has ?1000
rrore. $10,009 in all, to say that Orozco
This announcement comes from con
stable Domingo M ntoya, who tated
that the man, 'whose name he would not
disclose, resided at Juarez, but said he
would come to El Paso today or Fri
day to take up the bets.
Montoya said the man firmly asserts
that Orosco died from wounds received
at the battle of Ojinaga, and was buried
at that place. Montoya said the man
had tho money and his talk was no
The man w ho first agreed to bet $4000
that Orozco was alive, when informed
that it was stated that a Juarez resi
dent was offering to wager 310,000 that
Orozco was dead said- "Good' Let him
come The money is here for him."
luan i idnoo the agent for the man
who aid he would put un 35000 on
Orr?u s being alive has not been seen
Tells El Pasoans the Busi
ness Men Are Dead Ones;
the Town Asleep.
bfcTr7L p-SO aas " dd8t bunch
1H. of business men I ever saw in
J my life."
"This is the first time I have ever
seen a bunch of men who don't care
whether yoh have a chamber of com
merce, or if yew eity is advertised." t
"It is a lie that El Paso is the best
advertised city in Texas."
"The eity has grown so fast it has
1UU vm jv- i
t- .o Tpvuk business men say that I
El Paso is the best eity in Texas, bot
you don know it."
These are some of the hot shots San
ford B. Rieaby boabarfed the business
men wife at the chamber of eommeree
luncheon Thursday. He was sore. He
admitted it. The reason he was sore is
the way the business men have "laid
down," he said, on his efforts to raise
the $50,000 budget. It was a nice, quiet
meeting until Rieaby broke out. Robert
Krakauer read extracts from various,
commercial organizations In Texas and
Louisiana, telling what they were doing
and their schemes for organisation. Di
rector Krakauer also ottered a prize ot
ilO for the best scheme for getting mem
bers and $5 for the best slogan lor the
chamber of eommeree.
Rkaby Gets Riled.
This riled Ricabv and he' unlimbered
his rapid -firers n the crowd. He was
not sore at Krakauer, or his suggestion,
but he came to the meeting peeved be
cause he had not received the support
promised him and the proposal to start
any other campaign while his was
in the air touched otf the fireworks. He
said he had had exactly three men work-mo-
with him since he started his can
vass. whiSe at San Antonio he had haft I
318 in one week. He said when he went
into a place alone the business men de
fied him to put anything over" on
them. Here he ehudted in a piece of
shrapnal to the general effect that 1 i
W nod ae uuiwii obkii ui uicu nc
had ever seen in his whole life. He said:
"I am willing to resign right here, when
the business men won't support me m
this work." Rieaby told the business
men that he did not need the work; that
be loved it, but only when he was sup- 1
ported bv tne business men. Hits is the
first time in his work that be had seen
a city where the business men did not
care whether they had a chamber of
commerce, were advertised or prospered,
he said, and he denied 'that 1 Paso was
the best advertised city in Texas.
El Paso Not Well Known.
"It's a lie." he said, and proved it by
the fact that the chief justice of Okla
homa did not know that be could stop
over on his ticket here en route to Cali
fornia. He said that the city had grown
so fast that it had run over the people;
that they had not done anything to
make it grow; that natural conditions
had. This was known in San Antonio
and other east Tetas cities, he said "Sec
secretary J. R. Babcock, of the Dallas
ber of commerce, said that this was the
best citv in Texas, but 1 Pasoans didn't
Ricabv said he wanted the business
men to tell him whether or not to go oti
with the work, as be wanted to go some
place else unless he got the support o
uie uuBiiiesa wen. ne saia ne wanted
to get them started and put this, plan
over and that he would make the cham
ber of commerce a" present of his contract
bonus if it was done.
"Wyatt Seconds Rieaby.
J. M. Wyatt, who was the only bank
er present, seconded Mr. Ricaby's
speech with one of his own along the
same line of thought He said that 1
Paso was suffering from municipal
s cllhead not in its municipal govern
ment but in the civic interest. Mr.
Wyatt said that El Pasoans were a self
satisfied lot and that El Paso did not
amount to anything like the city that
its people thought it was He said that
Kl Paso claimed to be the best adver
tised city but that when one got 400
miles east, there was not one man in
100 who had heard of it- "Petty
jealousies are holding us back." he
said: "This must be outgrown and con
ventions landed, tourists made to stop
here and the village ways outgrown."
he said. El Paso is too successful. Mr
Wjatt said, and was not digging HeJ
gether. keep Mr. Rieaby here and raise
the $50,000 or law down, admit failure
Jules Grandmougin urged a more
active canvass for members among the
retail merchants of the city, saving
he believed this field had not been
worked properlv in the past, and that
most of the retailers would join when
it was shown that the chamber of com
merce was of benefit to their business.
AH Agree To Go To Work.
J J. Kaster suggested that the direc
tors take the lead in the budget work
and see that the committees accom
panied Mr Rieaby to work.
J L. Marr said that the budget could
not be raised without Rieaby and that
it was up to the business men to sup
port him He suggested a large can
vassing committee and that the bank
ers be urged to accompany the com
mittee Claiborne Adams, who presided at the
meeting as vice president, in the ab
sence of president V. R: Styles, an
nounced that the directors would get
behind the committees and if necessary
would go out with Mr. Rieaby until his
campaign was well on the wa He
said that Rieaby bad told the truth and
if El Paso did not raise that $50,000.
teople would be writing here to have
their lots sold because of it
Charles R Russell also spoke.
The luncheon next Thursday was an
nounced for the Paso Del Norte.
COL. OROZCO WINS
HIS LIBERTY AGAIN
San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 6. Holding
the offences charged to be political in
character t'nited States commissioner
Kdwards today discharged CoL Pascual
Orozco r father of the reDei general
of northi in Mi mco
Col tro( o nminiirrp(1 that he T milri
"nmd t f"!"il r w in San Antonio and i
then join n.' f rniilj in California. I
Senate Says It Must Appear
on All Stationery; House
Votes It Down. ,
PflOBNTX Ariz Feb. 6. By a vote
of 19 to IS the house this morning
defeated a motion to insist that the
union label be on all stationery. The
action followed a heated debate.
Multigraphed stationery may do for
the house, but not for the senate.
Hereafter all stationery used by that
body must bear the typographical
union label. An order to this effect
was approved Wednesday afternoon and
passed to the printing committee.
Tuesday morning senator C B. Wood,
of Maricopa counnty, protested against,
the multigraphed stationery furnished
the senate by the board of control.
Wednesday afternoon he went after
Charles R. Osburn. secretary of the
board of control, with botix teet. Os
burn had been quoted in a newspaper
as saying that V. ood 'was inspired to
make his protest by persons whose
business was being affected by the
itatc multigraph. Wood denied that he
Typographical LnIon Takes a Hand.
Then the senator from Maricopa pre
sented a letter to him from the Phoenix
Typographical union, signed by the of
ficers and members of the label com
mittee of that body. Tne letter was
dated Wednesday and thanked him for
his "fair and honest expression." It
went on to declare that the state is
running a non-label printing concern
and expressed the union's idea of what
the label stands for.
Following the reading of the letter
by the clerk. Wood introduced his or
der to the printing committee, requir
ing the label to be or all stationery
furnished the house. It was adopted
without a dissenting vote.
Later in the day senator J. T. Hughes,
of Pima, introduced senate bill No. 20,
requiring the label to be on all public
printing in Arizona. The report of the
printing committee, which was adopt
ed, recommended that all the stationer
supplied the senate be returned to the
board of contrul.
Asiatic Kxclnfcion Law.
When the senate met Wednesday af
ternoon a telegram from John .
Raker, of the California legislature,
asking that the Arizona lawmakers en
dorse the Asiatic exclusion bill now
pending in the national house of rep
resentatives, was referred to the com
mittee ou labor.
A telegram was received from sen
ator Lorenzo Hubbell, of Apache coun
ty, -wharf now irr Washington. Senator
Hubbell stated that he had not un
derstood the date on which the legisla
ture was called to meet and asked to
be excused until he could reach Phoe
nix. There was no objection and Hub
bell was excused.
Committees Are Anmol.
A report was received from the
committee on rules, recommending that
the labor committee consist of five
members, the mining committee of five
and the code revision commit te of sev
en. Later in the day president Cun
nlff appointed senators Worsley, Chase.
Davis, Harrison and Willis on the labor
committee. He appointed senators Wood
(Yavapai). Chase. Lovin, Roberts and
Jtrown to form the mining committee.
This is practically as these committees
were made up durinng the regular ses
sion. In fact, the president stated
that he would change the committees
of that session as little as possible.
During the first special session there
was no mining or labor legislation, so
those committees were dropped from
Many Xevr Bills.
Bills were read as follows and laid
over for one day:
By Wood, Maricopa, to encourage
county fairs, making it possible for su
pervisors to make appropriations for
county fairs and exhibits at the state
By Sims, giving cities the power to
sue for unpaid license fees.
By Worsley, "a bill to take the crooks
out of railroads;" mentioned above.
By Worsley? to abolish the assump
tion of risk on the part of employes.
This is an amendment to the employers'
By Worsley. making it possible for
the state to engage in industrial pur
suits, in accordance with an amend
ment to the constitution, adopted at
" Compulsory Compensation Law.
By Worsley. a bill proviaing for the
submission of a constitutional amend
ment that will make the compulsory
compensation law operative.
Bv Worsley, repealing the state
butchers' license law.
By Worsley repealing the grant of
12,000 acres of school land in Maricopa
county to the Tempe Normal school.
By Sims, providing that before a mu
nicipality or county is sued the claim
must be submitted to its governing
By Hughes, amending the pioneer
heme bill and making it possible to em
ploy a superintendent who is not eli
gible to reside as an inmate of the in
stitution. By Hughes, providing that all public
printing in Arizona shall bear the
By. Hughes, providing for the em
ployment of prisoners in jails.
Senator Hughes also introduced a
memorial to congress advocating that
the Philippine islands be permitted
to set up an independent republican
Printing Committee Iteport.
. The report of the committee on print
ing recommended that the secretary of
1 . ?!;nate receive $7 a day. his assist
ant ?6 and all other attaches ?5. It also
recommended that no overtime be al
lowed the attaches and that the work
ing hours be from 9 to 12. and 1 to 6.
me recommendation that the station'
er supplied by the board of control be
It r?ifd was Included, as was another
that the journal of each days proceed
!"? e Dcintea that night and a copy
it ,n fach member's desk prior to
the opening of the next days session,
lhe committee thought that 500 copies
?i,f iAnbni should be sufficient, but
i J s"uld be printed on bond
E81, vr the senators, to enable them
to make corrections and write in
SfSSTtS1 The committee had con
1 ' S apportionment of stenog
raphers and had decided that each com
.!? sneu'a have one. The chairman
of that committee should have first
call on its particular stenographer, but
when she was not doing committee
work her services should be at the dis
posal of any senator
President CunnirT though that it
would be violating the eight hour law
to work the attaches from 9 to 6, till
it was explained that some would work
from 9 to 5 and some from 10 to 6.
Row Oim Stennerapbers.
Senators Roberts and Wood of Mari
coga. had a livelj argument about
stenographers Roberts wanted to be
sure that he could cret a competent
stenographer am time h. w miid hi r
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Legislature Is Gradually
Tightening the Screws on
the Liquor Traffic.
NEW SCHOOL LAWS
AUSTIN. TEXAS, February 6.
Liquor traffic legislation and
regulation of the most dras
tic variety is now occupying the
attention of the law makers and
there Is absolutely no doubt but that
the measures now under consid
eration will pass, but, as the gover
nor has the final say, these drastic
measures may never become laws. The
Kennedy liquor bill now under consid
eration in the house is the most dras
tic piece of liquor legislation ever at
tempted by the legislature. The bill
does not attempt to repeal any of
the present laws but regulates the
saloons to such an extent that it is
destined to put many of b& saloon
men out of business. The bill covers
every feature of the saloon business,
and "thus far all effort to seriously
amend the bill, except to make it more
stringent, has proved futife. Indeed,
there is a disposition un the floor of
the house to make thfe act stronger.
The consideration of this bill, which
is being considered serially, occupied
the entire time of the house yesterday
up to the time the poker matter came
One'bf the stringent provisions Is
that a saloon keeper, should he desire
to quit business, is not permitted to
assign or transfer his license: another
provides that a wholesale liquor dealer
is prohibited from renting premises to
a retailer to conduct, a saloon. The
social clubs are also under the ban.
as the effort to exempt them proved
unavailing. The bill says that these
clubs shall not be granted a license,
and if they are found selling intoxi
cating liquor without one, the offi
cers or managers of such a club shall
be severely punished.
The bill, when finally passed in the
house will be sent to the senate for
action and it is practically certain that
it will pass that body, which has a
safe pro majority.
Nine-Thirty Closing Law,
While the house is engaged on this
measure, the senate with no opposition,
has passed the 9:30 clock; closing law.
This bill, however. Is favored by the
antis and ife recommended by the gov
ernor Following closely the passage
of thik bill, senators Nugent and Col-
lias introduced a Mil to rorbVbrew- I
w m 1iiaMdM tn ymiflniiirT
engaged in the rettil Jkiuos. business,
loaning money for purchase ef liquor
mortgages, of furnishing funds for a
person to enter the retail liquor bust- .
For State Prohibition.
This Is not all tne liquor legislation
by any means. There is the bill by
representative Lewelling providing for
statutory prohibition In Texas, which
has already been reported on favor
ably by the house committee on liquor
and liquor traffic This bill will also
pass in the house, despite th , opposi
tion of the antis. It is, however, cer
tain that the governor -will veto this
measure should it reach him. He has
repeatedly announced that he does not
propose to impose prohibition on any
part of the state In which the people
are in favor of having saloons. He
has no objection to local option, but
objects to a state wide affair.
Poker Probe Fiasco.
The poker playing investigation by.a
committee appointed by the house te
probe the report that members of the
legislature had played poker with
lobbyists, came to an end hist evening,
after one of the most lurid sessions
of the house thus far this session. The
committee made its report, which was
to the effect that among the witnesses
examined was Capt. B. B. Paddock,
member of the house from Tarrant
county, who admitted having engaged
in a game of poker with three lawyers,
whose names be would not divulge.
The committee reported back this
fact and indicated that the member
from Tarrant county should be held In
contempt for refusing to answer the
questions as to the identity of the
other players and that he be compelled
to answer the questions: that the prooe
was blocked by the action of the wit
ness. Paddock. This report caused end
less discussion, which almost reached
a personal stage between speaker
TerreH and representative Lewelling.
of Dallas. Representative Allison then
offered a resolution that the house di
rect Capt. Paddock to answer the ques
tion so that the probe could continue.
This resolution was defeated by a vote
of $S to 39. The committee was then
discharged, which meant exoneration
for Paddock. ,
Married Women's Bill Paised.
Both branches of the legislature were
in session today. The house devoted it
self to the passage of a number of lo
cal bills. The married women's sep
arate property bill was passed finally
and now goes to tbe senate for ac
tion. The house also passed finally
Prohibiting the use of the Texas flag
for advertising purposes; requiring
contractors doing municipal work or
public work to make bond to protecj
the workmen and those furnishing the
material: the bill requiring wholesale
dealers in liquor to pay a gross re
ceipts tax on their sales to tbe retailers
and also to the consumer.
To Rcdlstrlct State.
The bill allowing a new congression
al redisricting bill was introduced in
the senate signed by 16 senators, which
is said to be satisfactory to the ma
jority. Senator Gibson introduced a bill
emending the Robertson insurance law
so as to permit foreign life insurance
cc mpanies that withdrew from the state
to return without haling paid back
For Mine Rescne Worki
Representative Harris todav intro
duced in tbe house a bill providing for
the equipping of a mine rescue .'station,
t be located at Austin, and making an
appropriation of $2000 for that purpose.
He also introduced a bill providing
for the creation of the orr:ee oil deputy
mine inspector at a salary of 1500 a
j t ar.
Te Bnd Stale Conventions.
In the event of the passage in the
house of the senate pill bv
Townsend and Westbrook, providing
for the nomination of president an-J
vice president of the United (States by
a preferential primarj, and also of th;
nomination of delegates tcj national
conventions bv the same rðod. the
day of the state convention will be
at an end. While there was some op
position to this bill whiI6 under con
sideration in the senateVthe opponents
were few and the onl material amend
ment was one vi Inch requires that the
expenses for conducting urh primaries
ha'l he mr t In thel coi nties The
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GREEK FLEET'EL PISOIIS'liUTIOI OF
TO ATTACK CLAIMS HIE NEUTRALITY
THE TURKS PRESSED CHARGED
Plan Is Made to Clear Dar
danelles For Invasion of
SOFIA, Bulgaria, Feb. 6. The main
object of the Bulgarian armies,
apart from the reduction of the
fortress of Adrianople, was disclosed in
dispatches given out by the war office
today. The plan is to reach the Darda
nelles and clear them for the passage
of the Greek fleet into the Sea of Mar
mora. Then the Greeks will attack
Constantinople directly from the sea
Hard Ta"k For Bulgarians.
Front the reports of the fighting to
the north of the Peninsula of Gallipoli,
it can he seen that one of the columns
of king Ferdtnatid's troops is march
ing straight for the city of Gallipoli. It
has occupied already the villages of
Medeato, Charkeui, Kavak and Bulair,
which are on the neck of the peninsula.
It has not1 yet, however, come into
contact with any large force of Turkish
troops, of Hhich there are said to be
70,000 en the Gallipoli peninsula. These,
in the opinion of military experts,
should be able to offer a strenuous re
sistance to the advance of the Bul
garians from the north. The guns of
the Dardanelles forts also can. be
trained toward the land side. On the
whole, the Bulgarians have a severe
task before them.
Dispute O-rer Spoils.
Difficulties which have arisen be
tween the Greeks and Bulgarians as
to the division of the spoils of the
Balkan war. as to the fate of the cap
tured fortress of Saloniki, were the
reasons for the visit paid to the Bul
garian capital today by premier Veni
xeloa. of Greece.
Veniselos conferred with premier
Guecboff. of Bulgaria, and king Feifli-
K faMTi sS-OcJ,.- -
EUROPE THINKS WAR
WILL NOT LAST LONG
Financial Embarrassment of Balkan
Combatants "Will Result In Re
sumption of Peace Negotiations.
London, Eng, Feb 6. Notwithstand
ing Bulgaria's warlike attitude at Gal
lipoli, Adrianople and Tchatalja, the
diplomats of Europe are convinced that
the war will not last long.
The financial embarrassment of all
the combatants and the loss of enthus
iasm for the war by the people of the
countries involved lead to the belf3f
that peace negotiations will be re
The Turkish government apparently
Is of the same mind, for Rechad Pa
sha, leader of the Turkish peace dele
gation, has received instructions from
his government to remain in London
a few days longer.
Bnver Bey Commands Troops.
Enver Bey, the young Turk leader,
who obtained the resignation of Kiamil
Pasha as grand vicier. is landing troops
west of the Tchatalja lines, according
to a dispatch from Constantinople.
A correspondent says that all indi
cations point to some desperate at
tempt on the part of Enver Bey to dis
tinguish himself. HC Is only chief of
staff to the general of the division sta
tioned at Bulsir, north of Gallipoli. but.
the correspondent says, he is the guid
ing spirit in a scheme to land troops
in the neighborhood of Rodosto, He was
at Ismid Tuesday, on the Asiatic side
of the sea of Marmora, where 20,000
men are encamped. All the Turkish
transports and warships were sent in
that direction with mine clearing ves
sels, under foreign experts, it having
been reported that the Bulgarians bad
mined Rodosto harbor.
Bulgarians Lose 800 Men.
Another Constantinople dispatch says
that In the fighting for the possession
of Gallipoli the Bulgarians occupied
G ban os and Mora on the MafI?lora
coast near the neck of the peninsula,
but the Turks aided b warships drove
them out again, killing about 600.
SELLS MANY KITTENS
THROUGH HERALD ADS
Mr. E. A. O'Coaner Disposes of $75
Worth; Ret Order From Ada,
Okla for Two.
Persian kittens by parcels post may
be the next use the government poet
system will develop. Mrs. E. A. O'Con
nor, of 1409 Montana street, has sold
$75 worth of orange Persian kittens
through the medium of El Paso Herald
The long distance record for Persian
kitten -want ads was broken by Mrs.
O'Conner when she received an order
for two male kittens from Ada, Okla.
The order was not filled by the cat
fancier, for she did not wish to take
the risk of sending her beautiful
orange tinted pets so far at her own
risk but she has written to the ap
plicant asking that she send a check
and take the risk of the kittens ar
riving safely in Ada
Mrs. O'Connor says she has sold all
of her kittens by advertising In The
Herald classified page.
DR. IRA COLLINS
Quits Jnll AMthaut Saying Goodbye
and Rides Off In His
County jailer Bill Ten Eycke says that
Dr. Ira W. Colhns "never even said
boodbye" when he left the county jail
Thursday morning at 9.30 oclock, after
having served a 24-hour sentence on a
con iction on a charge of practicing
medicine without a license.
Collins was placed in a cell in the
jail Wednesday morning at 10 oclock.
Thursday morning when the hour ap
proached which signaled the comple
tion of his sentence. Ten Eycke un
locked the door of the cell in which Dr
Collins -as confined Collins requested
the jai! r to phone for his automobile,
Rln.h -a is done When the machin
arri ,1 rollins strode out of the jail,
said Tt n Ejtke, without saying a word.
U. S. COURT ISSUED
Attorneys Burges, Sweeney
, and Bowden JJrge United
States to Pay.
BURGES REFERS TO
WASHINGTON, D. C Feb. 6.
Attorneys for1 El Paso and
Douglas citizens awarded
carnages by the Kernaa commis
mission for personal injuries in
flicted by Mexican bullets during the
fighting at Juarex and across the In
ternational line at Douglas, appeared to
day before the house foreign relations
committee to advocate representative
W. R. Smith's bill authorizing- payment
of the claims by the United States, the
sums, aggregating J23S.OO0. to be se
cured from the Mexican government.
Representative Smith introduced the
attorneys, A. R. Burgee, R. V. Bowden
and J. U. Sweeney, of El Paso, and
Morris T. Fry, of this city, representing
attorneys for the Arizona claimants.
Representative Smith explained many
points in the testimony and tie argu-
Deuglas Ctiizens Satisfied.
Mr Fry, the first speaker, told the
committee that the Arizona claimants
were satisfied with the awards of the
Kernan commission and -filed a brief
to that effect.
The El Paso attorneys, however, all
argued for an increase of the awards
of the commission, and Mr. Barges,
representing Lawrence F. Converse and
Edward M. Blatt, to whom the commis
sion refused to award damages, urgea
the committee to favorably report
these claims 980.000 each. Both are
included in the Smith bill.
Argues For Blatt and Converse.
Burges describe the Blatt and Con
Terse cases and made an argument from
tbe standpoint ox lnonumau un.
that Cvnrs and Blatt are both en-
mission on the grownd ttot he J an
alien. Smith's bill awards S5900 to
Burges described the intolerable con
ji.i - ipi zsm wUavb fZtm Navarro
permitted the Madero rebels to take
Juarez wnen ne snouia c mi'."
out and fought in the open, thus avoid
ing injuries to Kl Paso citizens.
Burges Assail Bngelklng.
Charges of American officials at El
Paso being "at the beck and call of the
Madero government" were made to the
committee by Mr Burges. He declared
that assistant United States attorney
& Engelking had settled "sub rosa
with the Mexican consul the claim of
one woman. Representative Kendall
advised Mr. Burges to present his al
legations to the department of justice.
Sneeney Assails "Dollar Diplomacy.'
Judge Sweeney, representing other
El Paso claimants, declared the awards
of the Kernan commission were en
tirely too low in every case and showed
why be thought they should be much
larger especially in the cases of Grif
fith and Chandler, who were killed. He
declared the damages in these cases
should be based on the earning ability
of the slain men and their average ex
pectancy of life, asserting that the
widow of Griffiths should be given
$40,00 and the parents of Chandler
$30,000 He made an appeal to the
committee on the basis of patriotism
and the protection of American citi
zens. Judge Sweeney scored the state
department's "dollar diplomacy" policy
which allowed Americans to be killed
and injured on American soil without
vigorous action, because the depart
ment feared to lose American trade In
Burges declared "El Paso citizens
have been made the goat for dollar
Mr Bowden argued the cases from
the international standpoint and Je
clared that because the damages were
International in character, the injured
persons should be awarded larger sums
than if the awards were ordinary dam
age verdicts. Violation of American
territory and killing and wounding of
American citizens . should be paid for
heavily, he declared. He demanded
that the damages be Increased in all
The hearing ended this afternoon
and the El Pasoans will return home
Haven't you wished for a ample but
thorough explanation of the facts
involved in the controversy over the
Panama Canal tolls? Just why
England asd treaty obligations are
involved, and what tolls are to be
charged and all about it? That is
exactly the simple and thorough
explanation of the tolls controversy
that will be given by Frederic J.
Haskin in this newspaper in a short
series of daily letters begkning on
Wednesday, February the twelfth.
Consul Is in Juarez and De
clines to Come Over and
Give Himself Up.
UNCX-E OF MADERO
IS ALSO WANTED
Same Complaint Charges
Alberto Madero With Be
ing Involved in Case.
ENRIQUE "C. LLORENTE, Xesxtn
consul to El Paso, is in Juarez,
with a United States federal war
rant, chareine him with conspiracy to
I ship munitions of war from the United
States to Mexieo BBservered here.
Lkn-ente west to Ja&rez Wednesday,
where he remained Wednesday night, be
ing informed of the charges against him
in El Paso.
Alleging jthat the United States mar
shal's office refased 10 serve, the war
rant. United States eommiseidBer G. B.
Oliver today commissioned R. E. Bryant,
a peace officer, to act for the govern
ment, to arrest Llorente if he visitea
this side. The commissioner stated that
deputy marshal Frank M. Newman had
been ordered not to serve the warrant
by United States marshal Bert J. Mc
Dowell, of San Ahtonio, Tex, head of
the western district. The commissioner
held that he alone had the right to de
cide as to the validity of the charge.
Blew Up Bridges, the Charge.
Tbe charge against the Mexican consul
T is violation of the neutrality law in
sending men to Mexico to destroy the
bridges of tbe Mexican Central railroad
0sntmJOtXtmt jfcmrnrhi Ma Juarez
miACtiEmMSr St n aHeeed that the
meal hired men far the job and sent
them trom Juarez with munitions with
which to perform tbe work.
ZJoreate Admits Hiring Ken.
Thursday afternoon consul Llorenf
was located in Juarez and he said that
he was going from there to Mexico (Vv
He admitted that he had employed thne
Americans to destroy the Mexican Cen
tral railwav below Juarez, as charged
but declared that he specifically warned
them not to bay arms in the United
States or in any way violate the neu
trality laws. Llorente said he would re
turn to El Paso within 15 or 20 days to
answer tbe charges against him. but that
important business in Mexico City, where
he said he expected to visit at once,
made it neeessarv for him to prevent
his immediate arrest as a man on bond
may not leave tbe United States.
Benies He Is a Fugitive.
He said he went to Juarez yesterday
before the warrant for his arrest was
issued, and that he had intended to
proceed south over the Mexican Central
without returning to El Paso. The wires
cm the government railway were cut
today, but a train will venture south
this afternoon on which the Mexican,
consul will be a passenger. Llorente said
he would trv and return here with Al
berto Madero uncle of the Mexican presi
dent, named on the same indictment, and
if possible, with Felix Summerfeld, Ma
dero's spy who Llorente said was pres
ent at the time of the transaction with
the three American filibusters.
Alberto Madero Named Also.
Alberto Madero, unele of the Mexican
president, was named on the same com
plaint with Llorente, bat is in Mexico.
Consul Llorente was to have departed
tomorrow for Mexico City.
The complaint was issued dt United
States commissioner George B. Oliver,
who declares that Robert H. G. Mae
Donald, the complainant, has produced
evidence warranting arrest and prosecu
tion. MaeDooaM charges that on June
7. 1912, the Mexican consul paid him and
two companions monev with which to
..purchase arms. At the time MacDonald
and his companions were arrested and
held here on charges of neutrality vio-
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