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Wffit RYAN DECLARES THE
Colwtibtis' cetebmM libel cm
tiM (11 wHh dull 0d In Hip till.
Irlct court t Dcmlng this morning
al p o'clock when Attorney Hum
llton, representing Trustee Srojeri
tsorfS.WMl 0. W. Powers, late catutl
for mayor, arose after the
WmhllH of courl ami asked (or
, dkustl I uf I ho cmc against
the dcfeiMsmta on (he grounds Hint
Ili9.elrcwr wm Bin libelous.
held ts im AtmtM
By Associated Press.)
1.08 ANOELES, Cal, April 30.
Tho alleged confession nf Jaidcs It,
Attorney Fielder. rcpreMnUng' l,nlrl' '' "perbigamlsl,
Vrpn. MMuanares, then asked for
a wkwlusal, alto on tho grouuds
that, Iho stato had foiled to prove
llio clrcufcr yept libelous.
Jtwsw Ryan had previously ru
llroil the Jury. Ho had I ho Jury
nmi returned to I he courtroom, and
as Ms decWon proved, Im consld
cred the motions of Attorney Hani,
llton, and Flcltlcr well taken,
JiHtgo Ryan, addressing tho attor
neys and jurymen, allowed the mo
tion fur dlwnksat, supplementing
his remark! by citing llio law In
the cue. ,
Thus ended Ilia "libel" rate that
haa ict all Columbus and Luna
county talking every day tsluco the
Seven-year-old Joe llollmyay was
ono of the witnesses In tho cao a
regards handing out the circular.
When asked If ho knew what
would happen to him If ho swore
to n lie, he promptly replied!
"If I swear to a Ho I will so to
Jail and If I tell tho truth I will
stay out or jaii:
I.rffctotor Would Curb News Head
ALHANY, N. V, April 30,-To
print lu any newspaper tho details
of a murder or a murder (rial un
der n caption lu type larger limn
30-polnt or more than one column
wldo Is made a criihn hy n hill In
troduced by Assemblyman Lord of
Chenango county. Any corporation
vlolsllng the proposed law muy be
fined a-iooo. 'tho editor or reporter
heading tin tlio article in violation
sf!l,Wjiii.'ji my J'c fined Jicinv
praoflcu, or oovu.
nominees rm interstate
Illy Associated Press,
WASHINGTON. D. C, April 30.
Henry Jones Ford, professor of po-
lineal economy o; Princeton i ni
verslly, and James Duncan of
Sulncy, Mass, former vice prrsl
ent of the American Federation of
Labor, wero today nominated as
membrii of tfts Interstate Com-
that ho murdered two "wives'' and
tuai two other had been accident
ally killed in his presence, and that
lie "might have murdered more but
could not remember, and that lie
had married "twelvo or fifteen
women and "probably more." Is be
ing checked up by officials.
Ilulrt confessed to having slain
Nina Leo Money anil Hetty Prior.
officers salil. They miolcd Hulrt an
saying he killed tho former at Long
Beach. Cal. wllh a hammer, and thn
latter near I'lum, Washington, by
crushing her head with a sledge.
lily Associated J'reas.l
, wo avvir.i.feo, mi April J
Murder and not bigamy may be the
charge to be faced by Jam? It.
llulrl, who last, night admitted kill
Ing two Women and that he had al
least contributed to tho deaths of
two more, end married al least
twenty women, including tho four
who lost Uieir lives.
Tho murder charge is based on
the alleged killing of Nina Leo Do-
loney. one oi nis wives.
May lie Indicted Monday,
Ilulrt. who real nnnio it said to
ho Walter Andrew Walson. will be
indicted hy thu county grand Jury
Monday for iho murder of Nina Leo
Dolonoy. according to tho district
Ho appeared In courl and plead
guilty, and in consideration of his
plea the district attorney will ask
a lire sentenced instead, or iienin
Ml SUES CUUM
Soft Words Savn HU Life.
BAN FAANCI8CO, Cat April 30
"I shoot o kllll" acrcamed Mrs.
Lena Ledger, crated tlomesllc, and
tho turned a revolver on Patrolman
II. L. Fraicr who hnd arrived to
take her Into custody. "Don't do
IL" suggested Fraicr a'dHly. "It
will make too muuii nolle," Tho
woman handed him the gun,
hy msr: HtH.inw
VoUi on Moaswrs,. Strictly ii fiirly
Arfnlr, AH WsyutilloH For-atul
All Democrats Oppoftlno.
Illy Associated Press.)
WASIIINOTON, D. 0, April 30,
Tho stale of war wllh both Ger
many and Austria will be terminal,
ed under a rcsoituton reported by
the Scnalo foreign relations com
mlltec today as a substitute for the
llousn reoolullon to end the war
wllh Clcrmnay alono.
Tho volo on the resolution was
0 to 0, witli all Itepuhllcan mem
be supporting it and all the Dem
ocrals opposing, McCumlicr. lleputt
llcan, of North Dakota, ami BMeMt,
Dcmoeral, of IVnnessee, wero both
It l ptanmsl to call up the rem
lutlon rnr debate In the Senate next
week. Final action may bo laken
on tho resolution within two
SUMVKYM6 FtW THti
STARTED THIS A. M.
B. Markham, Kurvtyor, m the
Job; Till-) Preliminary Work
Will Take Ten Days.
J. I). Markham of Albuoueraue u
in tho city starting tho preliminary
work for tho waterworks and sew-
era go ays terns.
nils morning hi started survey-
Iny and it will probably be leu
day boforo this data will have
It Is presumed the bonds will In
disposed of by May 21 and it will
probably take thirty to forty (lays
ror mo decision as regards mate
rials, bids, etc, and Mr. Markham
says,-1 00 men -a day should lo work
ing in July,
Four good ready-made Awnings
for alccnlmr Porches, slxo 10x15
fe&l Carroll & Norwood. j Dally Courier 75 ccnU.
WITH SHELDON LEWIS
A. Dramatic Farce-Comedy in Five Parti
utkhilizkm ri.owh vv:
CfH.1) WATKK IXHC(,T1-:d INTO
s HIHI.I.H LhllAI. Ill.SUIr
Mrxlran Kmplojr llai N'nrnnv I'-
e; Ka)H lle'II Head Up ini
llio I'owrr of OmlraMft.
.'ulout H o'clock this morning one
of the employes of Hie Uolumbus
Iloltllnir Works violated one of Hie
lawa of mechanic, although prob
ably his Intentions were all right.
lie had a hoi boiler In the terll
ing plant and a limited supply of
water He turned on the rnlil
water, and bang! The report of tho
explosion wns neani lor a mile. .n
ono was Injured. The room and
machinery was a wreck and the
monetary loss will run Into the
roxlmatcly 9500 a day KXKS)
week I2,00H a month will bo
earned and spent In Columbus.
Mr Marklieni says while hern lio
win uesign Hie profile of tho illt.
trlct to tie covered with nlnlliir and
will also romplclo designs for Iho
wen tang and disposal, tank.
Ho predict quirk work, as ho
reallxea everyone concerned want
matter expedited as much as pos-
GUKK1LLV (iirr.S PENSION
MAMia. P. I April 30.-Emlllo
Agulnaldo, one of tho leaders of Iho
ifflflMDOO Insurrection, who surren
dercd to tho late Major Frederick
I'unston, has been granted a lire
pension of tCOOO a year by the rxtrn
session of the Philippines legis
lature which recently adjourned.
This action was' taken as "reeog-
nltlon of the Invaluable services
General Agulnaldo has rendered
ma couniry. .
A similar pension was grained lo
CayeUino Arellano, who has bee-i
chief Justice of the Philippines
supreme courl ever alnce it wns
created. Arellano, on account of
his advanced ago has announced he
will soon rrtlro from tho bench.
Frank W. Carpenter, who has
Just retired as governor of thn do
partmcnl of Mindauoa and bulu
wan volo da gratuity of 125,000 lu
lump sum in recognition or his
work among tho mm. Christian
trlbos in tho southern tslamk
Carpenter was popular with these
peopio and with Hie Hunan or buiu.
J7.200 MOTUft VEHICLES
IN tJl Air. W IMUW MfcAn.ll
Motor licenses for this year haVo
been Issued for 17.200 vehicle,
'llio tolnl number last year was
I8,0t. An occasional iat year a
taa may be seen. Officers of llio
law Are keening a sharp lookout for
cars not having the IWO license tag
attached. A penally nf 25 per cent
attaches lo every delinquent slnno
February. List or cant u earn
county have been prepared and sent
tn Hie sheriff of every county, in
every chief of police, and city and
town in the stale.
OZAMt Til7 COMMITTEE-
MS ITS PIHUKS 8.VTUKDAV
'PECOS, Texas, April fM,Vrho
viewing committee of Hi" (hark
trail Is to visit Peco Satunlay. c
cording to word recelvnl from
members of the committer in Nov
Mexico towns. This trail would
connect Carlsbad, Hoswell mid
points to the north with all Unyns
alon's; tho llankhead highway frotO
El I'aso lo T'exarkana, wl'itch pusses
MASH FfMt'AHl F VrTIH
WAKHINOTON. D. C, April 30.
Ilepuhllcan inemlM-rs of the honsn
ways and means rommtiten have
Virtually decided lo include In th"lr
soldier relief legislation program
plan nf paid up Insurance. II value
to Increase annually by compound
ed Interest and on which loans
could lie obtained from any iwt
office. With Hit addition. exei-v.
leo men might elect any one of the
five following plans Included In tho
A rash bonus nf l5 a day (or
each day of service; aid in buying
(arm land lo be reclaimed by the
government; aid in buying city
homes; aid in their education:
Tho insurance plan, as such, was
said by commillrrmru lo be a "ml
nomer," but they declared It whs
the "inoBt attractive" or any or tlm
five plans. Tho average period of
service (or world war veterans was
400 days, they said, explaining that
under. the Insurance plan Iho av
erage' could receive a paid-up inMir
mice policy ot $IBo7, payable to him
in cash at the end of 20 yearn or
immediately to tils heirs in event
CLARK WEIi. IHtTLLEHS
30 MILES NIWTll OF CITV
MAKINK FAST TIME
1 .00 Will lie Made Public Only al
Slated IntrrtoN; Making 1-1
to 20 Frrt a Day.
John Clark, field manager (or Hie
Florida Oil Company, says that the
casing Is now et and 'the drill it
pounding down well past the lono
fool mark. Depth from now on wilt
not bo made public except nt staled
intervals. Clark says the averane
is from 15 tn SO feet iwr day. Al
the lime of going to press the drill
had Just penetrated a new forma
tion of blue shale or limestone.
CI HI. CUTS SELF SHAVING
IJiO FtHt WEN 8TIH'.KIN(!8
doctor who attended the session nf
the University of Kansas health
committro told & story nf attending
a young co-ed, with a bad cut wound
above the ankle. Questioned how
she had hurl herself, the girl final
ly odmlttrd she bad used a sarely
razor. llcaon: Open-work stuck-lugs.
MTV If QMiltti
CtHKVvHn Holies) In Mo PM (o Iho
"HfpuWic of Snwora" e Farto
IDy Associated 1'ress.l
EL PASO, Texas. April 30. WIHl
Clilhuahu, City still rut off from
communication by telegraph, the
Mexican federals and Vonntnus lxil.li
claimed their resperllvc forces con.
trolled tlio' city.
Confirmation of tho capture nf
Chihuahua City hy rex oil inn troops
uf (lenrral Kaunas, brolher-lu-tnw of
Carranza, is claimed to have hern
recelred by Honorans. Halloas is
still of prisoner of Oenenil Mar
tinez, who it is claimed is m pos
session of Chihuahua City
"IIEPUKLIC tlF SN).,,
lily Associated Prrss.l
IMJl'iiLAS, Ariz. Anrll So. Tim
United Slater government wilt al
low Iho payment of customs dutlcit
by American -firms or citizens (o
(he do furtii NUthorilles in Honnra.
ami, having made such payments.
they aro fn-e (rom further objlga.
lions, nccordins: to a telegram re
ceived by banks hero today from
llaliihrldgo Colby, secretary of stale.
MEXICO CHINESE WtHJI.D
sef;k KEr.E in v. s.
Frdrrals Forccsi Itroprled Holding
Illy Associated Prrjw.
WAHIIINUTON. D. :.. April 30.
Forty thousand Clnnem' lu Mexico
without consular protection today
petitioned (he State Department (or
permission to cross the border lu
case they are threatened as a re
sult of Ihe presenl revolutionary
activities In thai country,
activities in Ihal couniry. Tho
matter was laken under adviv-menl.
Throunh official channels It I)
learned .Mexican federal (orres are
holding Fronteras. the only part of
thai section of Mexico not con
trolled by the rebels slnco (iencral
Oreen. (nival commander and mill
lary governor n( Tabasco, revolted.
LICENSE AND CONTflOL OF
t'AtKiis itEJEmr:!) nv
(Hy Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON. W. C April 30.
The proposals to license the meat
packers and to create a commission
to enforce lawn affecting mat in
dustry wero today rejected by the
House agricultural committee
ALL "REDS" HAVE NOT
Avdslaut Attorney ficiiernl Moves
to Prolrrt Le or OfflrlnK
Hy Associated Press.!
WASHINGTON. D. C April 30.
Federal agents were today Instruct
cd lo "go as far nx tho law will
allow in breaking up May day rad
In . mining this announcement,
AtwUlaut Attorney General flat-van
said Department of Justice officials
were concenlrcllng on efforts p
protect the. lives of officials, Iwith
(cilcral and stair, who had been
marked (or destruction, and lo pre
vent violence generally.
KANSAS 41IDC.E ISSUES
KTHWE INJUNCTHIN ORDEH
(l)y Associated 1'ress.l
PITT8BUHG. Kan., April .10.
Following tjto snnouiicenieiil of his
neruioii inai me new cr.iirc ui in
dintlrlal rolallon act was constitu.
tionaC Mtfdge Curran Crawtord of
tho uistrlcl courl hero today grain
oil ft temporary Injunction enjoin
ing Alexander llowctl and other dl
Irlct and local union officials of (he
Kansasdlslrict, t'Qlled Mine Work
cr,jf,roif railing a strike.
Stale provides way to raise pay
of lis teachers,
Is Memos Lumtier Company tw
CEIIMAN KKF1CNSE THtMII'S
IN MHJTH RUHR DISTIIItri'
LONDON, April 30. -German slide
defense tnxips will march Into the
KtftH:i: KTDNWt'INO CMi
MAX GO TO JilRY TONKiHT
(Hy Assoclatinl Pres.1
TOMH&TONK Aril, April 30.
Following the announcement of
Counly Attorney French that ho
would romplele the Mate's elosipK
argumrnts Ibis afternoon, the out
look was the Wool I on kidnaping
case would go to the jury tonight.
ALIEN AGITATOftS ARE
BUSY IN AUSK.. WU'OUT
(Hy AssocIaleiF Press.)
WASIIINOTON. D. C. April 30. -The
activities o( alien agitator at
llydar. Alaska, have resulted In the
dispatch o( the coast guard cutter
Algonnuln (wm Pori I'ownsend,
Washington, to llydar.
HEA11DSTOWN. III. April 30. -Indignant
over the careless nnd pro-miM-iinn
mo of alreuus by prank
ish Ikivh al Hoardstown. the chlof
southern Ituhr dlslrlcl (or the pro- o( police there is endeavoring to
lection ot public order and Indus-1 bring atrguns under tho ban ot gutl
try, said a Ucrlin wireless today 1 loting.
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