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Vol. I. No, A.
IVeaff Ajp Scofci
Douirhtv Scot Who Protested
GENERAL. HAST LY
SOUTH FROM JUAREZ TO
ESCAPE THE STORM
lion nnllar Hanrh bv Banditi Never Seen Alive After
Bearding Villa in Hi Den; Rebel Commander Makes(y IjwwPtf Wlrc o ,,,,,, ...,
Excuse That Benton Threatened Him With Gun Though I
Friends Scout Idea Kancnman was Armea-ugiy iem
per Shown by Groups of Foreign Residents Gathered on
Streets of Border Town.
EELIEVEO VILLA PERSONALLY SHOT
DOWN MAN WHO DARED TO PROTEST
AT RAK AKOJLOOTdG OF FROPERIY
(llf liMMPd Wire to reenltag Here Id. J
Kl I'iimi. Tex. Feb. 1" William 8. llcnton. of Kl I'aso. Kcotchman,
subji-cl i.r Orcut Hrlliiln. I dead. The death of the man In confirmed liy
J'aucho Villa mid was officially conveyed tn the widow nt l North
Oregon alrcet. by Fnllcd Waive Conul T. l. Kdwards, or Juurcg.
Mystery surrounds the riinrl of iho death. Wlllliim Pent on, cnu
In of the dead man. confirmed the report. "Consul Kdwards lulil Mrs.
'Benton." hi- mill. "that her hoalmiid was dead in Juarcg. Tl consul
km hi that I'ancho Vllln has confirmed this l-ul Mid ihiit Villa tad asked
him iut to make public the details except In official dispatch! to hl
Benton m executed Tuesday night after a trial hy a. military fouri
In J us rex of which rederico flonsules Oaria i the head, according In
what appears In he n roirect eralnn of the affair. The charge against
Bciiion wa that h- was Implicated in the ilot to take Vflia'i life. VIII. i
h it fur the south thm morning on a special train.
Benton was last sesn alive In Juarci Tuoduy mornliiK. Hp vritn
tniikWiH hla way to Villa's home mil said hp B"'" to "IpII Villa
what h- thoimht of him" for thi- minmr In whhh hla riu-h. thp !.
nii-diop. in (. Mi ChihUrfhua, had tn-t-4 looii-d and rald'd liy r-l-l d-lii-ra.
Inftruillons had iH'Pn arm h ih- s'atv dartmpnl istirdiiy !
I'i.iikuI Kdward. It is rrportpd. to that m harm shmili? romp In llfii
..n. (hr limtriiiiloiix liplnx a nl upon thp r'iiipsl of the iiritlnh ninlnia
ador at Wai.hli.gion. The wariilna. Il now appears, ramp too IiiIp.
It Is vuppoKcd Ihat Villi's di'fpnnp will he Hull ihr man wan shot I.r
roiiap hp pnlrrd Villa's of fit e and aliirti'd ! draw a sun. although the
rousin wi lpiiton did not go to Jiiuns armrd. Iipnton had Ihtii In
M'xli-o for ahonl Iwri-nly-fivp ypura. lie was nhont 4.'. year of ng.v
II. nt..n. a M.'otrhmiin. and Villa havelwen n iiiiilnl.inrpa f.r many years
Henton knew him whrn. as an oi'l
Mftii'im SiM-lnl laliric. tni- Ihen liandH
Ihr illy of t'hlhuahiiu. TIip ramh "f lon.imo sites is known mm l.os Up
niedlos, and is rriisldpr.'d one of the hest In Minli'o. II Is well walPreit,
i niii.iln. d fine final ura.te. props grew ahundaiilly and the owner was par-
lli uhiriv proud of his i n hnrd whh '.t
rut up Inlo flrpwood ll nlon pmd
said to have drought Dip xnluc cIusp
It was with the assurance of this
srqiiaintanre liehind lilin thsl tho
iloughly Hi'iiti'hman, whose touragu.
If not bis diserptlon, Is i"i:.i...-d. went
to Villa wlin complaint of the depre
dations tiimmitled on his property.
Yesterday. Villa, who has consist
ently defiled that he had llcnton In
i uslody. told reporter that Itenton
was armed when he made his visit,
friends of the ranchman assert In
dignantly Ihat Hellion, while of fiery
temper and ready lo use his fists,
was of suiter habit and never known
to carry gun Ilia great reason for
going unarmed Mas his own
t-dae uf his temper.
In the rourse of Ihe Interview Ben-
ton and Ilia tiuarrpled and Ilenloii
was lost to view of his friends. James
llambleion, an l-.ngllshman, and oth
ers Including reporters, exhausted
every means of ascertaining (he fala
of the missing man, but everywhere
nipt wilh evasions and denials. Con
sul IMwards was the first to learn
the fails. Me gave Mrs. llcnton on
ly a hare outline of the case,
"I have telegraphed all Ihe detail
gt my command In Washington. "
bald the consul, "and if made public
It must made from there. I pledg
ed my word to Villa pot to make the
Asked what disposal had been
made of the hotly Kdwarda replied:
"I do not think It will lie seen ou
this side of the border."
Villa's sudden departure tvlth his
staff this morning is regarded M
fllnht from Ihe storm of Indignation
which 'wss presaged hy the Interest
nianllcated In the disappearance, of
Kenton. As the forenoon wore on
talk of a mass meeting grew, hut look
no definite shape. Kx lied knots of
American, Kngllsh. French and tier
man refugees who have lost their
property in Mexico, or compelled to
.i.UM.i,.m ii leintiorarllv. asserted thai
the time had rome for foreigners (oi';"" ""ny. one
olce Ihetr sentiments and protest
against Ihe treatment hi Wig dealt out
Hi me the revolution began they
tiav never hud such a meeting, hut
have fcrccpted their burdens stoical
ly. It Is understood smoiig border
newspaper men Ihat the names of
foreigners who divulge news are nol
tn he made public for fear of con-
Ranchman Either Shot By Rebel Chief or Executed By His
Aeainst Despoliation of Mil-
iw. more or lsa urceptrd as a purl of
i rosaeil the Ih'nton mnrh west of
sii.n eedina hands of rrvolnt lonlsis
$ I miO for II hut Improvements are
to $1. mm 00(1.
on in ores when they sot fool on Mex
ban Soil again.
Thp fate of llusiav Haunch, th
Oerman-Amcrican charged with be
ing a spy. is still being heard, accord
ing to official report today. Ha 1
an Id to lie held Incommunicado hut
for all his friends know he may be
dead. nlfkial Juartz U) able tu keep
The fact that the alleged excutioii
look place Tuesday iiIkIU is thought
to mean by many Ihat Villa s court
marital report wus given oul to rover
'the fact that Villa personally shot his
visitor In the iidirje of their una ire I
I The disagreement,
the court martial
all In part of one
and the ixetution
day Is Ihoi.ght to lie too rapid for
legal procedure across Ihe river. Vil
la's sudden departure Is also consid
ered In connection with this theory.
Talking with a reporter over the
telephone, Consul Kdnard made a
cryptic remark. "I have officially re
ported Itenton dead. because his
death was officially reported to me.
I'ersonally. I may have my hopes or
doubts will gay nothing more,
t.uiliy uf "ITnokliig Villa."
Hi porters were oil l lull Informal
this afternoon thut Kenton was ex
(Uted after a c oul tinart lal presided
over by Major Jesus liodrlgutis. ItcD
ion was not represented by counsel.
Ha was found guilty of "cunxplrucr
and provoking and insulting Ueneral
An of I Ida! statement of Ihe rum
la promised for tonight.
Krederlco liars, who waa govern
or of the federal district. City of
Mexico, under Madero, was nol at the
so-called trial, as wag at first re
ported. Mrs. llcnton said today that her
husband has two brothels In the
of litem a cap
tain. An tint firmed report Bays
inn other Itrltlsh uubjeits. one of
lliein limited Walker, are tu Jail at
llcnton niulernal grandfather.
Colonel Hay. la said by William Hen
ton, lousin of the man executed, to
have hern an oflicer who partlcliat'
ed In Ihe charge of the Light Bri
gade at Balaklava.
After Cabinet Conference
State Department Orders
Immediate Investigation of
Murder by Villa.
REDRESS UP TO
THE BRITISH LION
Washington. I'cli S -Hecrelary
Urvan after a cabinet conference or
dered an Immediate investigation of
Ihe killing of W. 8. Benton, the Kng-
lirh ranch owner, ut Juaicx.
Secretary Bryan announced the
Lews or Hellions ileal 11 as ne vveni
into a cabinet meeting at the White
house. He declared he had abso
lutely no details An uffli lal dis
patch from Consul Kdwards merely
announced tho death uf (he KntMloh-
Hlr Cecil Kprlng-lil.'c, the British
i-mbassador. wh.i culled on Hecretnrv
Bryan to ask for Infot mai Ion of Ben
ton also was told of the news. Ben
ton was arrested in Juarci last Tues
day and had not been heard from
since. Ills wife and friends feared.
he hud been executed by (leiiernl
Villa. Ihe constitutional!! leader.
Villa denied knowledge of Kenton s
whereabouts, but yesterday In a con
versation with liuiuirers intimated
that he knew something about the
Englishman and added that llcnton
hud threatpned him with a revolver.
Villa was quoted as expressing pro
fane Indlf lerence toward an appeal
to the British ambassador at Wash
ington. Hlr Cecil Kpring-ltlce asked
the sfeie department In order to lake
Mcps for Ihe protection lor Ihe Brit
ish subjects Mr. Benton had re
ceived an unconfirmed report that
her husband was n prisoner In n
Juarci lull He was largely Inter
ested in mining and hud a inn.OOQ-
acre mnrh III Chihuahua.
I -liter. Kecretary Bryan said hp had
a despatch giving some further In
formation about Ihe death of Ben
ton, but that II ill. I not contain
enough fads on which to base an
opinion of the rir.'.tmstuncps. In
rommiinlratlng lo Ihe British am
Lhsvailor the news of the death of
Benton. Secretary Bryan added that
he had ordered a thorough Invcsil
x.ilion through American Consul F.d
snnl.i at .luatec and Consul llchcr
at iMnhii.'iliiiii Pending the result
of the 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 r v there Is everv dlspn
til Ion on the part of ihe officials to
maintain u Judicial all Hide and await
the production of evidence.
The facts so fur developed ttavo
been reported to the British foreign
office bv Ambassador Spring l:lce. It
was said at Ihe embassy today thai
the Helton of Ihe stale department
had been gratlfylngly prompt and
It was pointed out that the Ameri
can government cannot he In Id re
sponsible In uny sense for Bcnton'n
death. While thr state department
has undertaken to extend protection
lo British subjects In Mexico where
'his is necessary. It has been done
entirely by coiirtesv and not as a
matter of International rishl The
t.'lt imtlon of Ihe British In Mexico la
precisely Ihe same as thai of the
Spaniards whom the I'nlted Stales
government has tried to protect In
the face of threats of wholesale kill
ings, ar.d for Ihe failure of Us efforts
Shops Begins Immediately
Santa Fe General Manager
thorizei Statement That
for Beginning Construction Operations on Two Million
Dollar Plant Here.
lieneral Manager F. C. Fox of the Sunia Fe, win:, m Atbuiiieriiie list
night with Vice President W. II. Stony of the epei iiing department,
luted In response to a tiucstlon by lleorge Arnol ihat work on the new
shop plant In Albuquerque Is to begin at once, and authorised Mr. Arimt
lo stale that ttuA.oou had lieen set aside for 10-e immediately In ihe
construction here, the total cost of which approximates t3.oou.tnH.
This la thr first time Mr Fox. who' Is In direct ihmiie of Ihe construc
tion operations here, has made any definite statement oonceining the
company's plans as to the tunc of beginniim emisii ui lion, although he
has stated repeatedly that work wcuJd begin soon iiicr final approval
of the plana..
The final plans for ihe new plant have now been approved and Mr
Fog slated thai II was his intention
which hag been set aside for tho
Work. He Indicated to Mr. Arnot
i lions would continue without Interruption mull Ihe plant, designed as
the lalgesl on Ihe system, Willi Ihe
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, . FRIDAY,
II r:.n nol legally he held respoiiKllile.
I'nder normal conditions the llrll-
ish U'.m i niiii nt tvoiild lix.k In iloner
al lluerin for redrr. l.ut Ms auth
ority does nol extend imo northern
Mexico and at present there Is no
dixpoHltion lu extend recognition to
Villi Although It H lie for the
III it lull foreign office to ileilde what
hIuiII l.e done afler Ini eitlluation es
tablishes the fact in the llcnton cuse,
the tindcrstnndln Is Hint one lininn
iliiile result will he furiiiiil warning
hy the Itrltlsh go eminent to all Its
subjects n the coimiiv now occu
pied bv the -onslltuli..naltsts In Im
mediately abandon llieir ranches and
places of liuslnnss mid repair tn
places of safely. Km h action will
bp taken on the altitude that Tuit
ion subjects are nn limuer safe in the.
couniry controlled hy Villa.
To Cut Out "Obey
Movement to Relieve Bride
From Telling Fib Finds Fa
vor Among Church of Eng
(Its I eased Vro tn livening Herald. 1
Iolliioll, Feb. .'n 1 ne omis-
sln of the word "ohey" from
the marriage service of the
Church of Kngland appeared lo
Itnd considerable support today
among the bishops attending the
house of convocation of the prov-
inre of Canterbury, now In sea-
sion In London.
A formal motion to omit the
word, of which the Bishop of
Lincoln had given nollco. was
withdrawn, however. The bishop
gave as his reason that ho
thought he was unlikely In carry
a large majority of tho house In
fnvnr of the proposed ulitrs-
(By Icnscd Wire In levelling Herald.)
Aun.ru, III. Feb. 2". The IH-v.
l.co VI Linden, pastor of I mr l.adv
of liood Counsel Itoinaii Catholic
church, the former conffssor of An
thony I'ftras. who is held In Jail here
on a churgu of murdering his former
sweetheart. 'I In n -.1 Hollander, w ho
was clubbed to ibath In St. Nicholas
cemetery last Monday niulil. was ad
nutted lo the prisoners cell Ibis
morning for a long tit Ik.
The clergyman is declared to haw
made the vlctt m response lo a plea
of au unknown wmnn.
The notice weir hopelul I hut the
admission of th priest marked tin
Itcgiiinina of a breakdown of the pris
oner, who has st.adlly malninined his
innocence. Thev think Ihe woman
who summoned the priest may have
been I'etraa' w ife
The knllp found in Ihe lemeter:-
near the body ot Miaa Hollander was
Inst three inn auo by Frank liarri-
niont of Chicago, who formerly resul
ed in Aurora and was a hem h mat
of I'etrus in the shop. Piirriinont's
nanio la on the Knife handle.
tiaynor's Bauuhter Kngagcd.
New York. I"l' 20 Mra. William
J tlaynor, widow of the late mayor
of New Yol k, .ii nounced today the
engagement of her daughter. Helen
In I!. T. Bedford second gon of Mr.
and Mrs. F. II l'- dford of Brooklvn
Miss Helen Ir Mis. Oaynor's third
daughter. She i l years old. Thren
of her sisters are murrled
in Albuquerque Last Night Au
$100,000 Has Been Set Aside
in use Jim. i if the Iiiu,ikiii
plant here. In immediate construction
Ihat, on e starti-d. t omiiriii lion oppra-
except ion of that at Topeka, Is
FEBRUARY 20, 1911
Fo'rmer New Mexico Governor
to Address 1 Faso Mas
Meeting of Protest Against
Killing of Benton.
TO DELIVER BODY
I Of liCBant! Wire lo r.enln Herald. I
I I'aso, Tex.. Feb. Jll lill
for ii nniKS n ting of protest
iigaiiiHt Ihe shooting of lianton
was posted this afternoon. It Is
In he held nt i:U o'clock tonight
in Cleveland square and reHidu
tlons of protest probably will be
adopted. Former Governor Cur
ry of New Mexico will address
the meeting. He is Investigating
the Benton execution on behalf
of eitlxcns. Villa refused to de
liver Benton's body to Consul
Kdwards, but Ihe latter exacted
a promise thai the grave should
Pasadena Avenue Flooded by
Wall of Water From Moun
tains; Three Houses Wreck
ed in Highland Park.
Illy l-ca-J'd Ulrp lo F.vimlng- llernhl.
lain Allgeles, I'eli. . cnmiioiirm
in the mount. mis sent a wall of water
town upon t'ovina. in the curls le
gion, today anil inuiMiaieii scvciai
sin-els In the north end of I.os u-
es. I'.isaih tm avenue, the princi
pal thoioiiuhl.iie between th'.s cil
and I'asudcnu. w,an flooded, the l' r
wrecking three houses .1. the High
land I'alk di-lll' 1.
The honos of several hundred poor
rain i lies in tile lowlands below .Mon
rovia near here were inundated when
temporary d im creeled lo protect
Ihe tracks of the iantu rr railroad
Kiiv'e way. letting loose a flood of wa
ter that lovered several hundred
acres of land to u depth of five fei I
Iltl M I IV ll II S
BF.I H II MY W HOI J
Santa Barbara, Oil., Feb. 2 - l.oul
and lidy Hecies. delayed two ilavs
bv floods, pit today tor l.os Angeles
wing In railroad washouts thev will
have In travel half the length of I al
ifornui to reach that city, going north
neurly to Sail Francisco and then
south by u route, that has not been
damaged hy heavy rains of the lasl
OF EARTH SHOCKS
(lie laa-'d Wire- In I vcolng Herald I
lleno. NeV., PCI'. . series "
nth shocks ocelli red hole between
and I o clock this morning Main
people, awaacneu ov in 'in' i. ....-
dations and laiilunf windows, main
the open. No one was Injured and
huh id no damage d 'lie I ne os. il
lation was from north to south and
w s liol so violent as mai in iinni'
duy. COMPLETING JURY
IN HEPPNER TRIAL
(By I'-nseyt Wire lo enliuT prerald.
Chicago, Fell. 2 Wolk of ...III
pleilug Ih,. Jury lo tr Miss A.lieii
Heppmr on a chaige ot .erjuy In coii
lleclloll with the allellalli'U suit "I
John C lleiinmg asuuist Claiince S.
Funk, former siipcriiileiidenl ol the
international Harvester coinpanv. pro
gressed in the erlniliial conn tmlav.
Miss lleppner was a lllatllcui tat. e'be
leslilied on behalf of lleiiuing in the
suit which Funk declares was a pbd
In ruin his reputation.
Ctly (rafK'Ca sa nlciMid.
Hi. I'iiiiI. Fb. 2". Martin J. Fl.m
nigaii, 11. Pa il s fnimer chief of po
lice, and Fred Turner former city
d tec live, iidjudgi .1 guilty of bribery
in Ihe ihini d grip bv a jury in the
district lourl lt night. wer tn lie
sent, in cil rod. y bv JmLf Morrison.
The lormer police oflb nils were
emivicied on an null I merit t barging
Ihrni wilh iiccrplance of I !. it from
an underworld worn., i;.
TEN TAQES TODAY
IIIUUUL. I ULU
Count Matthias Brudzewo
Mielzynski, Member of Ger
man Parliament, Tried on
Charge of Killing Wife and
I Br I'-ascdJ Wire to I'.venliirf Herald.)
I McM-riix, (ierniaiiy, Feb. 20.
Count Manillas llrudr.cwo-.MicUyhskl,
'a I'oIimIi nobleman, and a number of
the liermaii impcriii, parliament, was
plaied on trial here today lor killing '
IDs wife and her nephew. Count Allied
M lai xlhHKi. The two were found dead
on liecetiilicr 2U at the county acui of
Ihe countess in I'nsowy Mokri, near
Dm count is charged only with
I maiiHlauKliter, the state's attorney, lir.
Boellfahr, holding that the accused
acted without premeditation and al
rnoo without being aware of what he
was doing. The conn, voluntarily
waived his pal llauienlary Immunity
In order In permit the trial lo take
Th,, crime iiltnicleil widespread at
tention owing to the social promi
nence of Ihe parlies involved. The
count and counters, who had been
aeparaled tor some lime, had Just re
sumed joint residence al li.ikoa
in the morning of December JO
the servants In the house were aroint
ed hy a scries of shots. in entering
I lie i uuiiIcik' apartments they found
the count stnndiiig over the bodies of
his wife and lu r in j hew- with a r'.nv
In his ii mil. Tile count mid lie had
been awakened by nolees which he
attributed In burglars. He had
snatched a loaded rllle from ihe gun
ink In the ball ami had started to
Investigate. He traced the liolsl's 10
the couuteMK' apartments and on ar
rival there he li.ined on the electric
light mid found Ihe coiitttes and her
Mountain States Company Has
No Legal Right to Use
Streets and Alleys of Den
ver, Court Rules.
' I ,.'" tvire I" r nin Herald.
Denver. Coin, Feb. 2U The Moun
tain Sii.es 'lilcpnohc and Telegraph
comp.iny was held pi he an outlaw op.
ennui; without a eul riulit to use
Ihe slicets and alle.s m Denver in a
deciM.tti haiiiled iIomii lodav b Judge
J. II. Ihiiisoii in lue ilistrut court
here. The decision w h lender
ril in '.tin quo Warranto proceed
ings lirouthi ov Distil' t Attorney
John A Kilcil to compel the coiiiali
to h.iovv by what r.ulit it uei the
streets of Denver for lis equipment
In another derision the coin t held
Ihat the - ailed Brow n telephone
II Is a
loiriitg- telephone rates
is v ..id on t ue ground tn it
tr.icichtse and should have
been submitted to tile tuxp.ty ItlK lie
Five d ivs Wle tilveii 111. ' "Hi I . 11 y
to tile a motion for a rciiearing atul
tin dns to uppe.i! to the sucrcine
RACE IS FOSTPONED
(By laacd Wtra tn P.renlng lli-rsld.'l
l.os Aiuelts. l.il. Feb. ;u. Till
X'urid' l toll cup race ov r Hie Smui
Moiiic.i i i.ii Ph. , aiiaiiaed lor tomor
row, was postponed lodav until Feb
luary 2ti on a oiint of rain. The
grand pr:a r.i'e was postponed until
the ,itilldiiv I'.lliiVlJtliC. Ul'ordlllll lo
an otlli nil .iiuioiiiti elnelil ot Ihtf .ii.e
. LEAVES MORE THAN
'II j Is-ased Wire lo Fveulng fleraid 1
WaukiKi ll. Ill, Feu. 2" Mrs.
Kilt n Jcnkiuson. 1''5 i-.uk old.
died bile last lllpht of old .ill'
l Miu was b.un In Ireland and
tame to lins country sixty-one
years ao an. I settled ;n W'uu-
ki'Uaii Mie was Ihe mother of
seven children, had It gland-
I Ilil. lien. 4 il ule.it. si .1 lldchtldl ell
and lour greal-griut-giamb hil-
VOL. 2. Ml. 3WH.
in a Ferment
OBJECT OF BITTER
Colorado Militiamen Swore at
Women and Prodded Them
With Bayonets, According
to Tale of Witnesses.
16-YEAR-OLD GIRL SAYS
CHASE KICKED HER
Woman Testifies She Doesn't
Know Adjdtant General and
Has No Desire For Acquaint
(Hy leased Wire to ICvonlng llorald J
Trinidad. Colo., Feb. 2". A series
of charges by the I'nited Mine Work
era of America against the national
guard, made from lime to lime unco
the beginning of the strike Investiga
tion before the house aub-cominiltee,
reached a cllmnx today. The report
that Ihe oflicer who Investigated Iho
alleged utlack and theft nt the Yesk
luskl ranch, described yesterday hy
an eleven-year-old Hlnvlah hoy, dua
lity Viskinskl, waa submitted by the
militia. The Investigating oflicer.
Captain Kdward A. HinUll, denied
every chii.-jte hy Iho hoy, except that
twn ofibers of the huliomil guard
si arched iho Yesklnskl rnnrh house.
The testimony of t 'a plain Smith wag
signal for a general attack upon Iho
mill' in by counsel for tho sinkers.
Miss Helen Kay, a school teichcr
and a cousin of the preceding witness.
testified that on the occasion of the
alleged quartet on December 31 she
had heard u soldier use prolamt lun
guage. Alfred I.. Wheeler, a printer, testi
fied Hint In October. I'll, he hud aeen
several eases of rifles In the otll'ii ot
a Titnlilail newspaper.
in erne examination by Jildgn
.1 ii. Noillit utl he admitted that he
was not certain Ihat Judge Norihciilt
Hid Dud net Judge A. W. Mcllendria
wen- pallors at the lime he said he
in Hip nrms In Ihe newspaper ottb .
In which ale Inualcd the law udKi-s u(
Joilae North' lilt
There was a wrangle over the ad
missibility of testimony regarding lh
labor conditions In a newspaper office
unit Itepresentallve Au-rlin caused ft
laugh by 'remarking: "i lentlemen. if
we once siart Investigating the attor
neys in the rase we'll never gel back
The committee ordered the refer
ences to Judge Mcllendrle stricken
from the rec oi ds.
Mrs Stella Hays of Trmldud. wi'a
of a striker, testified regarding the
pill ule of women on January 2.'. ba
said when the militia (lea red lh
si reels she was puihing a habv car
riage and Irving tu keep out of Ilia
any ol Hie soldiers A soldiei's horso
struck ihe baby buggy, she testified,
and the soldier se d "If von don't
wo nt vour habv killed you'd belter
leave it al hollo . "
.--he quoted profane language which
she said was u-ed by the guardsmen.
The wllmss waa cross examined I'lf
'.Plain Danks. who asked If she had
made iinv iplalhl to lieneral Chaaa.
"I don t know- c,eiieral Chase and
don't want to," replied Mrs Haves.
i 'apt a in I Links made a formal pro
test auainst ihe admission of evulerpa
on "these little police lolirt Hitlers
lel.'itil'K lo the lliilllll. Iltf declared
that such test linoiiv was irrelevant
and thai It would take u long 111114
for the militia I" refute nil of II Th
column lee look Ihe protest under ad
Sar..li Slaier. a U-yenr-oM act I
gill, sa d Mile Wm kicked by lieneinl
ch. isp when the general wus Irving In
. le.ir the sti.'cM on the occasion of
the women s parade. She declare!
she saw Ueneral I has., fall from hla
hor.e and laier beard h iu gie an
oidir Kule down the women" Sh
a:.! a null lelllun tried lo hit her Willi
Ins saoer, but hit a telephone polo..
Sli,. declared that she saw four men
arrest Iwo women.
"I said' Shame" Iroea It lake fnUP
men lo arrest two women? How many
would II li ke to srreai a man ."
"At that one of Ihe soldiers brought
the bull or bis gun down on my lout.
II hurl me so I ro'ildu I walk.
"I saw a militiaman threaten t
stick a woman with his bayonet be
cause she couldn't Walk fast erioiigli
to sin it bun. She was lairvtruj a baby
about 2 ve.iis old '
The girl said she was arretted by
the sold. era and placed In a filthy lal I
cell, and kept prisoner for rnut ait
Captain Dinks cross examined the
witness she admitted Hut she had
"l.nlked b,n k ' tu ibe anldivrt but In-
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