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Vol. a. No. .
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1014. TEN TAGES TODAY
VOU fl. NO. tit.
WESTERN FEDERATION SOCIALISTS?
FOE THE MIDE
Too Much So to Employ 6,000
Miners, Lawyer Declares
After C. F. and I. President
ONE HAN KILLED FOR
EACH 176,857 TONS
Big Operator Assumes Re
sponsibility for Strike
Breakers But Has None for
lly Ir)rtl Wlr to Klng Ilcrald.
Inver, Colo., Feb. 14. -on man
Waa killed In the Colorado Fuel and
Iron company mine luat cur lor
every li4,r7 ton of coul produced,
according to tb testimony of J. F.
Wrlborn. president of the company,
before I lie nous strike tnvesligiitlng
committee today. Th- total number
killed In I ha twenty operating mines
of the company vi 17.
In I1I twenty were killed, or one
for every l'l,& tons. In llt. twenty-two,
or one for every llt.SvJ tone
In l 10, em tudlng the two great
disaster at I'rlmero and fltarkvllle.
SI men were killed, one for every
111. S2 tone. The Frimero and
ritarkvllle disasters, Mr. Wei horn tea
tilled, were the only serious rxplo
alona which had occurred In the
in i na of hla company sine he
tame head of th rororatlon In 1U7.
The testimony relative to fatalities
came after long aerlee of nullots
hy James Rrcwater. attorney for the
t'nlied Mine vv oi kers of America,
touching Mr. Welbnrn'e knowledge of
mining atailallca In America and
aliroad. In the course ot hi ques
tioning Mr. Urewster declared he
thought Mr. Wclborn too gnore.nl to
be the employer of a.Oiie mine work
ers. In redirect eiamlnullon Welborn
was asked hy his attorney. Fred Mar
rlnaton, whether he rett any obliga
tions to the miners who had taken
employment with the company with
the undcistandlrig that they were to
work under ,-oien shop conditions."
Ves." replied the wllnea with sin
phasls. "I feel so much responsibility
lor them that I ahall never aak them
to leave our mlnea If they don't )ln
a unlor "
,"li you feel under ss much obliga
tion to these men as you do to the
t inted Mine Workers of America T"
"I am under no oliltgiitlons what
ever to the I'nited Mine Workers, und
shall be under none as long as th
organisation retains Us present melh.
Welborn's cross examination
was resumed Ihla morning. Th mln
company president said thul his com
pany was surprised that aa muny ma
remained Jn th mines ss did remain
when th strike waa railed.
"You realise thai this strike would
be a serious matter, did you not?"
ssksd James Brewster, attorney for
Yea, replied Welliorn.
"And yet you would not meet the'
officers of the tilled Mln Workers
for the sak of preventing this
The witness waa questioned at
length regarding the effect of th
strike, and admitted that rsal prnduc
lion In the lust months of I IS
"Do you think this large number ot
men went out on account of Imagln
try grievances or threaia?"
"Many men left the tt befor th
strike was called, others quit work
bees use they believed what they wer
told by union agitators; large num
bers were coerced by threats."
"I don't consider that any closed
I. 1 1 n which Prevents us employing
men who Jo not belong to a union. Is
ever preferable iw a non union shop,
mid Mr. Welborn, In response to a
Mr. Urewster asked when the oper
ators first ordered rlttes for ue of
"Our first order of guns was mad
between Heplember IT slid 20, five
liuys after ill first order by th I'ntled
"Do you. after rejecting the pio
pneal for a conference with the union
feel no rsiponslblllty for ths tragic
eventa which f oiloa sd '.' asked Urew
ster. "None whatever."
Mr. Weiborn. In responn to fur
ther questions, denies that Judge J.
1. Nortlu'iitt had represented his
company politically In aouthern Colo
rado. A long series of questions abnul
r slivs fulslltles In American and
foreign coal mlnea brought th ad
mission from ths witness that he had
nut mad a study of foreign condi
tions. "M'ttkmit ttvlutilnv I n eeftect nersnn-
ally upon Mr. Welborn, I think he U
too Ignorant In be the employer of
CQOV mlu workers," said Urewster.
L..A. Il'iyden, president of th Jun
iper Coal company of Houit county,
waa culled aa a wllnesa by th com
mittee. Ha told of a conversation
with W. T. Hk-key, secretary of ths
Colorado slat federation of labor, In
which he said he refused to sign a
contract with th I'nited Mine Work
ers of America. Representative
Hyrnes asked: "Did you tell him thai
If you signed th contract th Col
orado Fuel and Iron company would
pin you out of bualneasT"
"1 don't remember any such ststs-
ment by myself."
"Was any on els present?
"Mr. Herat, mv manager, was pres
ent part of th time.'
The witness was questioned about
price of coal In Denver, with th ap-
parent purpose of Initiating th
floutt county operator were subject
ed to ruinous competition.
"Hid you tell Mr. Illckey that If
you signed with th union, th bunk
with which you did business would
refuse to lend you money?' ssked
"I mad th statement that If w
did sign th contract, ths bunk th
Denver National bank would be lia
ble to refus to lend ua money. I
thought this was so because an offi
cer of th bank had advised me not t
sign up. II gav Ihla advice cm an
occasion when I asked Him for a losn
of money to keep our mine running
after the strike was called. He naked
ms If wa Intended to sign the union
"What did you tell him?"
"I told him w would not sign."
"(lid you get your loan""
W. T. Hlrkey, eecrelsry of the Col
orado Klste Federation of Labor then
waa called by th committee. He wss
ssked: "Did Mr, Huyden tell you that
he would grant everything you asked
eicspt union recognition, which h
could not grant because If h did th
Colorado Kuel and Iron company
would put him out of business?"
Ya," replied H.ckey.
Th wllnesa waa uncertain whether
llayden or another Kotitt coiu.ty op
erator had told him that in the event
they wished to run the Uoutt county
nines during th strike, guards nl
guns wosld be furnished by the big
companies In ths southern field.
Th operator nest railed W. Falr
rhild, prlvste secretsry' flovrrnnr
B. M. Ammone. Mr. Fairchlld told
what bf kne wabotit th si Used kid
napping of Miry- Wenlger and Mary
l.udvlk by strikers from the Ludlow
tent colony. He Said thsl he first
heard, while In Trinidad, about Octo
ber S. that th two women, who wer
on their way to Delagua to '"In their
husbands, had been capf ed und
wer being held In the Ludlow camp
"1 telephoned Uovrnor Ammon."
h said, "and he asked m to secure
their release. I saw John 11. Lawson
and h telephoned the tent colony
ordering the women set at liberty."
Th witness thn told of his efforts
to fre th women, who finally, ti
said, were permitted to leav th col
ony. Attorney for th onsralor told
the committee thst th two women 14
question would b put on the witness
stand at Trinidad.
Th nest witness for th operators
waa C. U Ttaum. president of the
Consolidated Coal and Coke company,
operating on mine In Weld county.
Mr. Ilaum denied published statis
tics purported to hav been prepared
by R. V. Ilrak. deputy labor com
mteslonar. on mlno wages. Thes
ststlstic Indicated that th Ilaum
miner earned an average of tl 1
dally. Th wllnes gav fliurea In
tended to show that th tru avers
wa much higher.
A Vol lr:l l.ir.
..iii- vit Vs.. ivti. 14 (Striking
miners of the West Virginia and
Pittsburgh Cul company wer care-
eenaa the coiuiuiny'a prop
erty line today after th riot yester
day when James Moor, a Birlker
wss killed, and narry iucaa. ut-pu.r
sheriff, wounded. Lucsa. with four
mher denutles on duly at the mtns
during the shooting, wer given a
hesrlng hefor T. V. Jscon. jusuce
of th peace at Wellaburg, and dis
K' fori to aettle the strike by ar
bitration wer abandoned today.
Munineaa men of llrooke count.
who were foremost In the movement,
expressed the opinion that nothing
could be don st this tlm.
MONROE'S LIFE RAFTS
OFFICER OF SHIP
IP Trf Wlr in KTeing Hers Id I
I'hiiadelphla, Feb. H Uuy H.
Horsley. first olfk'er of the slesmshlP
Monroe, wss examined today by the
Culled metes local luspectora of steam
vessels In hs trial of Csplsin (lemyn
Herry, commander of th stesinshlp
Nsntucket, rhatged with negllgene
In th collision of th two ships.
Ilnrslvy, a young man. waa nervous
whll testifying. He was not on watch
when the accident occurred at I S"
a. m.. January I, having left the
pilot hous at II p. m. H wag el
hausllvely questioned regarding th
speed of th Monro. His testimony
did not differ materially from that of
Captain K. K. Johnson as to the Inci
dents of th trip up to II o'clock.
Horsley said five tif rafts on th
forward part of th Monro wer
lushed down and covered. II ad
mitted I be re was no msrk to show
pastrngers that Ufa rafla wer under
SHY OFF AT RED
Miners' Organization Declared
to Be Socialistic in Aims
and Tendencies and Mem
bership. MERELY EXCUSE, SAYS
LAWYER FOR MINERJ
Congressman Thinks Probers
Should Know If Witnesses
Belong to Anti-Government
( petal ntapatek im Keealaa Heraldl
Hancock, Mich.. Feb. 14 "We can.
n t recognise the Western Federation
of Miners because It Is aortollstlc In
Its aims and tendencies and because It
Is made up In this dlatrk-t largely of
socialist. ' d'-clured A. F. Itees of
counsel for the mining companies nt
lb congressional strike investigation
The stsleineni was mude In explan
ation of a question asked of a witness
to which A. W. Kerr of counsel for
the copper mine strikers, objected on
th ground that It was part of an ef
fort to show that the strike was "fos
tered and fathered by red socialism."
It was the same question asked of an
ether wttnesa yesterday, arousing sim
"Are you a member of the Finnish
John Juuhhannn, th witness, wss
told that he need not answer the ques
tion vnless he desired. The witness
replisdt however, thst he rlld not be
long to the society. II" thought Us
nam w.ia Jestisi. II' did not know
Mr. Kerr objected vigorously to the
line of cioes examination.
"At the inception of the strike." he
said, "the mining companies muiie no
claim that It was being conducted by
red socialism.' They set up that cry
a few weeks ago w hen every other re
source bad been eshauated."
"Is (here anything degrading In a
man admitting that he la a social
ist ,M asked Congressman ttwltser.
"No," repllei Mr. Kerr, "but these
questions are being asked simply to
ciin fuse th Issue."
Mr. Bwltier expressed th opinion
that If wltneiiae Introduced belonged
to orgsntxuttona which had for their
ot-Ject the overthrow of th govern
ment of the Tnlted Hi ales, th ei -it.
niitte ought to know It.
Chairman Taylor agreed with him,
but doubted whether a witness could
be forced to answer questions along
this lin without Infringing on his
r.ghis under our form of government.
EMI'LOYfKN iiuu.i:i tviTn
DI.ATII OF KTUIKI'llH
Houghton, Mich.. Feb. 14. Kinil
fltrnng und James Jensen, employes
of the Huperior mine near Hough
ton, were arrested today on charge
of murder. Frank l.letella, a strik
er died yesterday In a Hancock hos
pital aa a result of wounds nltcgeq
to have been Inflicted February 1, by
th pair in a fight In which Lleiella
wsa charged with being th aggres
sor. Lleiella waa an active striker
and It Is said wo trying to Indue
Strang Sdn Jensen to Join the strike
EFFORTS MADE TO
PRESS HEARING ON
By Leased Wire to Keening Herald.)
Washington, Feb. 14. Kftorts are
being made to press hearings on Asl
alio exclusion before the senate im
migration committee. The committee
will meet Monday and may then con
aider the subject.
In view of the with of the admlni
tratloa that Aslalln exclusion legislu
lion should not bo ugltated In con
green, pending diplomatic negotiations
with Japan, ii was inousnt iniro-
able by several senators thut the sub
ject would be reopened In the senate
They argued that the house had dis
posed of the quest 'on hy eliminating
It from the Immigration bill.
The question will be dlscuxsed a (in In
befor the house committee Thurs
day, when It waa announced by llep
rrsnlutiv ltaker of California that
Coininlwloiier Camlnetli w .ll reappear
to testify on exiiuHlon again.
G OVERNMENT ARMOR
(It Lae4 Wire to telling Meeaid.l
Washington, Feb. 14. A commis
sion to Investigate th deslrsliillty of
a government ormor plant with
ltw to action at the nexl session of
.congress la being considered hy ths
I house naval committee. A board of
I naval officers would Investigate the
I plants and prices of private munu
..usurers and report with Iceum,
MILH-M I (I U T EEL
Northeastern Part of Country
Attacked by Biggest Storm
of Year, Reaching Blizzard
FROM INTENSE COLD
(Ity le U'lrw In LvriiUig Herald. 1
New London, Conn., Feb. 14.
4 r-Nlne persona, five men and
four Women, lire believed to 4
have lost their I'ves In today's
l.lliinnl through I be founder-
lug of a string of four coai
barges In lmg ldmid sound off
this city. Hope that the Onrges
might have survived ike ll- 4
4) mile gule was nbenaoned this 4)
afternoon when the tug Rulva- 4
4 tlon returned from a vain 4
4 search. Captain Oeorge Towns 4
4 and wife of the barge Freder- 4
4) l k Wtllenbrock, kre believed to 4
4 he among the lost. 4
Washington, Feb. 14 The north-
eaMern part of the country today was
In the grip of the flust big stunn of
the year, which rem bed bllxxard
proportions in sum places. Itallroud
Irufllc was delayed Slid rtreet railway
service in several cities was much
Off the southern New England
coast a mi'. a minute gal was blow
lis. greutly endangering shipping. Hev-
eral vessel were reported in distress
along the const from Cap Henry, Vs.,
Th Intense cold in New England
and the middle Atlantic atates moderate-
somewhat with th coming of
snow but to the southward wher
snow had ceased fulling, lower tem
peratures were preoli tid.
Th storm developed Friday after
npnn off the ucorfcii rot and has
moved rapidly neitbwatd It was cen
trsl early today with much Intensity
off the south New Knglond coast.
Know has fallen In Ihe Ohio valley
the lower lak.s region, the middle
and south Atlantic states and In
southern New Knalund. It will con
tinue tonight in New England and th
lower lukea region but elsewhere
weather bureau ex per la any. the
weather will be fair.
Warning to shipping that the storm
will be severe was ordered all along
th Atlantic coast from Kastport,
Maine, to Cape H.i Herns. N. C.
IX XI AV Ytr.lK TTV
New York, Feb 14. Seven Inches
of snow had fallen in New York this
morning und It was drifted In places
to more than lw feet. All train,
particularly those from the west, were
from one to three hours lute. Hubert
McKInn, of Ituyonne, N. J., died of
exposure while standing on Ihe plul-
form of the Central Itnllroad of New
Jersey. The body of an unidentified
man waa round in a hullway In Third
avenue, where he had sought shelter.
Death waa due to expoeure.
KNOW HKM HKs KKJHTFJCX
IXrilF IX I'KNXMYI.V AXI
Philadelphia. Feb. 14. The first
big snow storm to sweep ncrosa Ihla
section of the country this winter left
a fal of seven In. h.-s In Fhiludc Iphiii
and a much aa eighteen inches In
imrta of l'enne hania. rlleet and rain
followed the snow.
wixi im;iTi us iw
MII.KH AX HOt It X 4lWr
Huston. Feb. 14 There was bllx
xard weather along Ihe New FnKlaml
coast today. At Hlock island the
wind registered til miles an hour At
Nunturk.'t the velocity waa 44 mllea.
Inlund the atorm was milder.
llc-v. T1nron Itrovi n I cad.
Vewion. M.IHS.. Feb. 14. flev.
Theron Hrow n. aaaocliit editor of
the Youths Cointmnlon since 1470.
died her toda aged SS. He WHS
a graduute of Vale.
$8, Limit for the
t Dj I .cased Wire fo Evening Herald. 1
Denvr. Feb. 14. Girl mem-
hers of the senior class of the
4 North Denver high school In ex-
4 e utive seseion went on record
for simplicity In dress for the
graduation exercises next June,
4 according lo an announcement
4 riome lime ago the Mother'
cougreaa lunmhed a cnmpulgn 4
for dress ref'.rni and the action
of the girl seniors waa taken fol-
4 lowing an addres by Mrs. Anna
4 (). Noble. The program decided
4 upon. It is said, provides:
4 Limit cost of graduation dress- 4)
4 es lo I.
Cotton rather than silk stock-
Fans, flowers and elaborate
4 ornaments tabooed. 4
4 Hi reel cats rather than taxi-
cabs will be used.
Mexican Daily Points With
Sneer to Immediate Recog
nition of New Peruvian Gov
ernment. EVIL PASSIONS RULE
"Iniquitous Mexican Policy"
Declared to Have Resulted
in Failure of 150 American
lily leased wire to F.rcning Oerald.l
.Mexico tity. Feb. 14. In spit ol
Ihe protest made by Ni '.mm o'shinmli
nessy, American chnriic d'nffulres,
and of Ihe lust ructions of the Mcx
Icun foreign olllce, to desist from ul
tucka on I'resident Wilson, Kl .m
partial toduy bore a three-column,
llrst iage headline:
"The Word of Wilson l-acke Honor
as Does He Himself."
The nrtlclo which follows com
ments on the recognition by Ihe I'nit
ed Xtntes of the new I'cruvlun govern
ment within four days alter th,. suc
cess of the revolt.
"This was done," the newspaper
soys, "In tbe fun- of the deiiarutioii
liom the White House on March II,
IV 1.1, I hut the purpose of the I'nited
Htaies Is to deny SMnptithy to all rev
olutionary governments. Yankee pro
cesses work only along the line t
ev il passions."
With similar prominence K Intpur
cinl iitihllshea an accuunt of the al
leged failure or 150 banks In th
southern I'nited States because of
I'resident Wilson's "Iniquitous Mexi
can policy." An effort Is made by the
newspaper to show that President
Wilson's policy a disapproved by the
great majority or people in the I'nited
Mtatea and by practically all those In
the southern stales.
KIDXAI'F.D OX UK) tillANDL'
Ijiredo, Tex., Feb. 14. tlemenle V.
Orgaru, an Amerban cttlxen, was kid
napped from an lalund In the Itlu
llrande near I'aluf" yesterday and
taken to the Mexican side by a band
supposed to be Mexican federals
Consul liarrett at Nevo Laredo wus
notified and has made a demand lor
Orgara rcleaec. According to re
porfa to t'onsul Oairett, Orgura hud
been using the islund as pustur lor
horses which he eompluined the Mex
icans hud been stealing.
HFItlllTI D III KItTX AITIIltl7.F.h
g KMI.04HI.04HI FI AT K)M:V
Mexico tity, Feb. 14. An uncin
Armed report was current In bunking
tirclea here today thut l'rowxlunul
'resident lluertu hud signed a de
cree authorising the Issue of Iton.-
IIUU.IMiu pcaos of flat iiioney or II
redeeinuble pnper money made legal
tender hy law.
Foreign exchange toduy touched 1
for I. Ihe ln Ii eel point yet rem bed
DITCH WtllMllll TO WATCH
M K. I C A X Dl : V KM I l I :X Th
The Hague. Feb. H The Dutch
warship Korteiiuer s.iilv.1 toduy for
the West Indies to watch develop
menla in Mexico. She will proceed to
Mexican walera to protect Dutch nub
Jecta In Mexico If neceasurv.
ENTIRE EAST GETTING
OCCURS EVERY DAY
fits lard Wire to Evening Herald.
yuebec, I i l. 14. An euliliqiiuUu
shock waa felt over the city and dis
irlcl of Quebec, at 1.40 u. in. toduy.
The shock waa violent eiiouuh to
awaken hundreds of fitlsens. Mesa
ages from l.evlN. lisle HI. I'aul and
l.'lnlet recorded the same dlHIur-
i-:ahtiii'. r.t iii.y
MX. i: I.AKT TIiniMAV
New York. Feb. It The seismo
graph at Ihe American Museum of
Natural history here recorded a very
f.ilnl earth tremor at about f. t'l
o'clock this mornliiK. Them- ire
mora have occurred dully. It Is said
since Ihe earthquake of lust Thur
STRONG MEASURES TO
PUT DOWN JAP RIOTS
By lesacd Wire lo I veiling Hers Id. 1
Toklo. Feb. 14 The J.ipuneee
government toduy look extensive
meustirea for the nialnienam of or
der in the capitul an. I for the sup.
presalon of diMiurbuncew In connec
tlon with the demonstration of pro
lest against the Increuae of tu nation
A line or poine armed with sulx-rs
was drawn up around th luirliument
buildinaa and several opposition news
paper editors were arrested on tbe
bulge or Incitlnf Ihe Kpulae to
In th house of peers an Interpella
tion wus addressed lo th government
in connection with Ihe natil scandal
In the course of the delist Huron
Kniiiiro Den censured Armlral Huron
Mlneru Kilto. inlnlHier of murine, for
not liivesitguiiiig the affair earlier.
Perfect Human Not
to Be Bred by
Nature's Laws Immutable
Says Head of Department of
Anatomy in Stanford Uni
versity. (By lat Wire) lo Evening nerald.1
San Francisco. Feb 14 Dr.
A. W. Mayer, hend or the de
part ment of anatomy In the
Mtutiford medi.'nl at hool of Stan-
ford university, is on record to- 4
4 day ss savins thai euxenlcs
4 would never muke a perfect man 4
4 or a perfect woman.
"Viitnres laws In the mating 4
of nuin and woman were Immu- 4
4 table." he sold, "unu hi ceiling
4 ini'lhods cannot be applied to Ihe 4
hiitTiiin rare." 4
Neither sex. he said In an ad-
4 dreVa, Is Inferior or superior lo
4 Ihe other Each occupies a dls-
4 Unci siihere and the professor
4 pointed out hy pictures Ihe dlf-
4 ferences In their onntomy.
'I a in In sympathy with the
4 eugenics movement." he said. 4
"bin It can never b brought to 4
4 Ihe point II foremost advocates 4
would have us believe. The mere
selection of perfect types will not 4
4 nwessjirily breed perfect types,
4 nor iiccompllsh any good for the 4
bumiin race." W
F.V MIX TION LAW
rinvee fvh. 14. A state law re
quiring physical examination before
,.1.1 rrii, u iviih MtviMil led bv Dr. Har
ris Hall, president of the lllfr school
of theology, In an address oeiore me
Mothers' conaress yesterday. Dr. Hall
expressed the opinion that plenty of
fresh nlr, light, play, education a no
wholesome environment would do
more for Ihe child In the next gener
ation than all the laws of eugenic
could do In five generations.
RESERVE FLY I II G
Volunteer Regiment of Avia
tors For Use in Time of War
Launched by Commander-in-Chief.
Tty 1eard Wire lo Evening- nernld.
V..iv York. Feb. 14. A volunteer
regiment of avlutora who are willing
lo lorm themselves Into first re
serve riylng corps, in cuse of any In
ternational trouble. waa latiucnea
vnii.riLiv bv Mortimer Delano when
Km imii...I ffenernl order No. 1. a
comtnanderVIn- htef or the Flrat reg-1,,,-ni
uviiiilun viiliiiiteers. The aen-
ertil order sketched the work to be
done In assembling an aviation regi
ment lo i n. Minies of Xew York. Neva
Jersey, rennsyivuiiiu, iinio, siassa-
I'huselts and oiinecttcut.
.Mr. Delano explained that the
iiiiriiosc of Ihe movement wus to
nuke ii s soon as iiractieal an aero
nautic map of northern I'nited Htutea
und ihen seek congressional aid in
.quipping the regiment with aero
plane under Ihe general militia net.
OF assault to kill
B0NFILS OF POST
( Ht la-need Vr to r.ventog rte.-aJd.l
la-nver, Feb. 14. T. J oiioiineii
c burned with usauult with Intent to
kill F. 41. I Ion II Is. one of the owner
of the Denver Host, pleaded not guilty
when arraigned in the criminal court
today. Ilia tnul was set fur February
14. O'lNillliell, it Was churged. us
nutted HonlllN with a revolwr lusl
.Monday on the steps of t lie county
court house, ss the result of bitter
ness over a isilltlcal controversy.
Aiinouni emeiit Wus made toduy that
the Denver count) grand Jury would
be called together today lo invest!
gate i hinges Ibul inonev ha been used
linproiieiiy lb the wuter cumpulgn
which ends next Tuesday when voters
will puss upon two propositions In
volving the water supply of Denver,
BRITONS PEEVED AT
(Ity I .rased Wti to livening llerwl.l 1
I... ml. .ii, r cb. ii. Henry .
Thornton, the Auiellcun who has
IonI been selected for general mana
ger or ihe Ureal Kuslern railway i f
EhkIhikI lett lor New York today to
conclude his itf'ulr.
"The aniiovunce and surprise
pressed by the HrltUh press at my
appointment are perhaps natural,
be said "Him I think ur unjus'-i
fled. I'ersonully I feel that the Fug
lish rMllroad munugcra are capablo
I'immIssII Captain lleelg-n.
Iowa 1'iiy. Iowa, Feb. 14. Leo
Dick, captain-elect of the Iowa tool-
hull team, resigned today. Dick an
li. .lined that he had decided lo com
piete his school Work and graduate
next June, (
Evidence Introduced in Dam
age Suit Against Blind Sen
ator to Prove Motive Is to
DOWN MRS. BOND
Plaintiff Said to nave Been
Unsuccessful in Effort to
Get Alleged Assault Before
U. S. Senate.
(Ity IeasceJ Wire to Kvetvlmj Herald.)
tiklahoina t'Hy, Feb. 14 Instead
of calling Senator tlore tu Ihe witnesa
stand when court opened (or th third
day's session of the trial of the SJH,
000 damage suit brought against th
senator Mrs. Mrs. Minnie bond, coun
sel for the defense, decided at the last
moment lo call other witnesses In the
iffi.rt to lay grounds for Ihe Impeach
ment of several of those who testified
lor the pluintlrT. Th j first witnesa
waa W. F. Flslier, an Oklahoma lily
Fisher test I lied that h had loaned
T. E. Robertson, the lawyer, who waa
present and witnessed th alleged at
tack on Mr. Bond, S24S, and whan
Kobcrtaon ram back from Washing
ton after the alleged tlore Incident,
he demanded that it be repaid, ob
jection by counsel for Mrs. Hond
caused Fisher to be excused at this
point until Hoberlson could be recall
ed and foundation laid on which to
bus hi xumlnuiion.
Deputy biierlff Usell testified about
a conversation h bad With Robert
son the day before th suit was filed
against Our. II suld Robertson told
him: "I have a paper 1 want lo serve
Ksell asked about It and' he aald
Robertson replied: "Never mind how.
You'll know what It aa about when
you see th headline In tkfc newspa
pers tomorrow. I want you to serv
the papers on a man who ha done
in dirt. . It will b sweet revn4)
The next day suit against Senator
Oore wne llled.
The Itev. R. D. IJckllder, pastor of
th Ollvot HupUst church, testified
that Mrs. Hond and her husband and
Jumes H. Jacob tried to Indue Ih
Ministerial Alliance of this city to
make an effort to get th ens of Hen.
ator flora before the L'nlled Slates
The witness aald Mrs. Rnnd, accom
panied by her husband and Jacob.
attended a meeting of Ih minister
shortly after the episode In Washing
ton and that Mr. Hond told th de
tails or th alleged attack. Th al
liance, he said, after hearing th
statements, voted to hnv nothing to
do with th esse. Th Hev. Mr. Lack.
Ilder says Mr. Hond wa a member
of hla church but that she had not
attended It during the past two year.
Attorney Kobeitson denied the si
leged conversation with Fisher but
sdmltted he had gone with Mrs. Hond
and J-mea R. Jacobs before Ihe Min
Flslier wss recalled and testified In
hearing Robertson suy:
"Wv Wave a frsmsiip against flora
and unless he come across with
tmi) he will hav to get out of Ih
r. W. (Jould of Oklahoma riiy te.
lifted Dr. F.urp had told him "that
tlore was an old blind fool and would
have lo get out of the senate."
Henaior (lore appeared more cheer
ful today than at any tlm since the
Dr. J. Q. Newell, marshal for Ihe
western district of Oklahoma, who
wa in Washington at th time of the
alleged occurreuc, test llled that he
met Mr. Hond In th parlor of her
hotel and in reply to a question how
she felt, she said: "Not very well, but
I hav some strings to pull on (lor
yet." Newell said he met Dr. Karp
List summer in Oklahoma City slid
Karp showed him sn Indiana paper
containing what purported lo be
long confeasion from Senator Oore.
F.utp, Newell teslilled, was quoted
throughout the slleged confession.
In this confestion, Oore was quoted
saying: "They luld a trap for me
and I fell Into It. I tried to ton
Mr. Hond a little, but she fought Ilk
Karp on the stsgd testified thst
Senator tlore mad this statement In
him. Newell i.ld when he showed
him the paper, Esrp remarked:
"Kvery word of thst la a lie There
t not a word of It tru."
UP AND ABOUT; COLD
f Hy liFaissd) Wire Pn r.vntiiT Herald. 1
4 Washington, Feb. 14 Fresl-
4 dent Wilson was up and about 4
4 today and while his physlclrn did
not permit him lo leave hi
V bed room his told was pro- 4
4 nnunc-d better and responding
4 In treatment. Heeretsry Tumulty
aald th president Would not at-
tend ih ortdiron rlub dinner to. o)