Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1943 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
CUBAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES ,
v Alfredo Zayas, Cuban vice pres
ident, candidate of the Liberal
party for president. He was a
candidate against President Go
mez in 1908 for .the "Liberal nom
ination, but accepted the vice
presidency upon condition that
Gomez accept but one term.
Mario Menocal, Cuban repre
sentative of the American sugar;
trust, is the Conservative candi
date for president. He was de
feated four years ago by Presi
dent Gomez at the (general elec-
tion. Menocal itf the manager o$
the largest sugar plantation W
I HE'S IN JAIL NOW
t Buffalo, N. "., Oct. 30. The
man who tried to force his way
Wo the Mercy hospital at Chi
cago when Theodore Roosevelt
was a patient there is in jail here.
The man is known as Louis
'Antonip Castro, alias Francisco
Robles, alias Roblies E. Molina.
He was arrested for trying to de
fraud the Erie railroad of trans
portation. In jail, Castro wrote a long,
rambling confession of his at
tempt to force his way to Roose
velt. He seenis to think that
Roosevelt violated the law of na
tions in getting the canal strip at;
Castro says his father is a Mex
ican mining engineer. The police
think him insane, and he will be
examined by alienists. -
o 0; ,
"I wonder what that..man is
doing up that telegraph pole?"
said Mrs. Mauby.
"Why, he must be after fruit,"
replied her husband.
"But what kind of fruit can he:
get up there?"
"Electric currents, of course." ,
L- "----'-"------ -" - -