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JjRTY-FOURTH YEAR. VOL. CXXXIII, No. 47.
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY. 16, 1912.
By Mall, 60 Cent Month j Single Copies 6 renin,
11 y Carrier, 60 Cent a Montii.
liK NO DELAY
federal Officials Determined
toOppose Every Effort of In
dicted Men to Stave Off
Their Day in Court,,
DEFENDANTS MAY BE
TRIED IN GROUPS
Forty-Eight of Fifty-Four
Against Whom True Bills
Were Returned Are Already
in Jail or Under Bond.
Siuy trials pttrly ln Mfty' " ,v:
Jnnoun.ed today that the govern
mit will use "11 consistent speed '
pnEecutlnB the dynamite conspiracy
All attempts of the indicted, men,
either individually or Jointly, to .su
ture delays, will be fought.
It is understood Federal Judge Al
bert 11. Anderson, who Is to hear the
trials unless a special Judge takes his
place, will carry the cases right
through the summer. Whether the
men are to be tried in groups, singly
or together, on the gerteral conspiracy
charge, will be determined after ar
raignment. Reports to the government today
unowed that forty-eight of the ftfty
iour defendants had been arrested or
wfK in custody.
Acurding to District Attorney
Charles W. Miller, the capture of so
many defendant practically within
twenty-four hours, set a precedent ln
federal criminal procedure. The six
men unappreht nded are those the
government counted upon as being
unable to find.
H..rhort s Hnrkin. second vice pres
ident of the International Associa
tion of Bridge and Structural Iron
Workers, who succeeded J. J. icju
maru, the dynamiter, as secretary
ironrr said today the union had
on hand about Jo,000. This is be
ing Increased by n. spoon tono-
tT.000 c. month, securel by iisaes."
sua' on -tUp ! 3.0 00 mm''"C. . .. t
U,.iL iti ..ft,.,, ioininir wi I h Fratlk M
T-n n tha Ikfuliillont II fl H. Jlltin T.
Butler, lirst vice prestdcii, "rich ot
whutn is indicted end out on 10.0fin
hond, announced that tol ?Jrr:uin bud
tiewi aeiit to local mil in inloiniing
it,..,,, .h.. international union would
not bear the expense of any attorneys
except such as is incurred in India-i-
At least three defendants, Illrum
I'line and Spurgeon P. Meadows,
lndlanapclia officials of the Interna
tional brotherhood or Carpenters and
Joiners, and C F. Dowd, Rochester, N.
Y., of thi International Machinists'
Union, will thus be excluded irom ins
iron Worktrs' defense lumi. J ne
M.A'iinn.,, t.ithar, nfllV in tlHSOn in
California, und MiMunigul In prison
on his confession, also Indicted hero,
of ciiiirae, ure not considered.
The federal grand Jury, which
brought the Indictments, has not been
discharged and may be recalled. It'
is said if any information that might
be secured through questioning the
defendants or through picas of guilty,
warrants it, the Jury sessions will
start at once and a reinvestigation of
the entire conspiracy begun.
The defendants still at liberty arc:
William K. Benson, John J. McCTay,
Fiank K. Painter, Patrick Ryan, Mil
ton H. Davis and J. W. Irwin.
IIV IKON WORKKHS' OFFICKllS
Indianapolis, Feb. 1 5. Sensational
and apectfic charges that the dyna
mite conspiracy -wan conducted with
full knowledge of members of the
executive board of the International
AtSM'intlon of Bridge and Structural
Iron Workers, Including President
Frank M. Ryan: that the whole con
spiracy, extending over years, was
recorded on paper; and that Ortie E.
NiManlgal. the confessed dynamiter,
at ahlfted shuttle-like over the coun
try on missions of destruction, were
made public tonight by District At
-Mr. Miller announced the contents
f an indictment, known as that cov
ering "unconaummated acts' of the
ccaapiracy, and It Is to be the basis
upon which the government intends
to conduct its prosecution.
The indictment charges Ryan. Her
"rt 8. (lockin, of Detroit: Michael
Young, of Boston: John T. Rutier,
'J Hutu!,,, and Frank Webb, of
Vw York. wltn conducting the con
trary through the mail, and names
U f.fiy-four defendants as abettors.
It d. clarea that a system of polnt-
out non-union steel and Iron con
traction Jobs was carried on and tht
executive members not only con
tributed money to buy explosives, but
anted in the work which Me.Manl
l was to do.
The basis of all the charges lies
ra.erty In f.j-ty thousand letters and
trlegrama fiike'n from the Iron work-
international headquarter. These
J"ea purport to be Itetwcen Ryan,
"skin. WVbb and other officials and
"ownes, agents. The principal aiie--Uon
in the indictment, which Is
tne of thirty-two. are:
That fr, fratl Krancisco in Janu
T. lii, rtvan wrote to J. J. MiXv
In Indianapolis, that he had
'"k'd over a J.b in Clinton. Iowa,
nl rvr,lM-( a new bridge there that
l.lee h0n up.
t ' K,1"rd Clark, at "lncinntl.
re'Tuary. 1S, wrote to MNa
JV",a. saving: -t would te a foolish
W. ' bov '' explosives
h-r I am well known. I
iixa, up the whole Job here and
,h" it on I iunr. If this
tw ' "" to ou- ''t me hear right
from New York." telling about . Jobs
that were to be Vr; n up In Boston
In 1909, and of-' Mi having talked to
Michael J. Young about these Jobs,
saying: "Mike wants to see your
friend (meaning McManigal) that was
in the east once before. Can you get
him to come here to do a Job for
me? Mike will furnish finances."
That McNamara wrote to Webb in
answer that the Boston and New York
Jobs were being considered.
That Webb wrote agatn to McNa
mara, describing the new opera house
in. Boston, telling where derricks could
be blown up and when the guards were
on and off duty.
That MeXamara, iri' 1909, wrote let
ters to powder companies, negotiating
for explosives, the negotiations being1
similar to those which resulted in
tho blowing up of the Los Angeles
That MeXamara wrote to P. J. Mor
rln. St. Louis, in March, 1910, about
Jobs that later were blown up there.
That Charles Beum, at Minneapo
lis, in April, 1910, wrote McNamara
that he hud taken photographs of
non-union Jobs that were in course ot
construction and would send them to
That Ryan from New York, writi
McNamara, in April, 1910, as follows:
In regard to the Mcdlntlc-Mur-shall
Jobs, let Legleltner uttend to the
Jobs in his district. It liutler attend
to the Jobs at Buffalo and Rochester.
Hockin arranged for the Cleveland,
Detroit and Cincinnati Jobs. Mor
rin can attend to Mount Vernon. Webb
is now at South Bethlehem. Will also
send him to Worcester, Mass., Daven
port, Iowa. Peoria can be handled
by Hockin. 'Chicago' is at work on
tho-Jobs there. Let Cooley work on a
bunch at Chulmelte. 1 will take up
tho Job at Jersey City with some one
in 45. This should be started ai
That in response McNamara. wrote
to Rvan two days Utter:
"I am writing Legleltner, Butler and
Hockin amout the work of the Mc-Cllntic-Marshull
company. I - have
already written Cooley about the work
of above named concern at Chal
'That Ryan wrote from New York
to McNamara in April. 1910. in regard
to the dynumiting for the benefit of a
lecal union at Peoria, us follows:
"In regard to the Peoria request, T
sin of the same opinion as yourself.
What Is spent there should be through
Hockin. I don't mind expending a
reasonable amount In view of all the
That Morrin wrote to McNamara
from St. Louis In May, 1910. reporting
an Inspection trip he had taken to
Mount Vernon, where structures were
blown up, as follows:
"My friend Coleman took me
around to show me where the erup
tion took place. It seems lis though
a umrrpnpR of the
int y uuii i wmifc a. , line
affair, as I counted ten watchmen ! j(,
. i ntkra nrowlinif.
ancl a t'"i"' -
around. I think they were fly
and I was not all through the build
ing. The Big Four extension to Evans
villo will cross the Wabash about
four miles from Mount Carmel. 111. 1
. . i.i , t),.an ivmilH hanneri
wisn ir rrraiuun -
around the main office of the Hljj
Four he would try and find out who
ha the Job." .... ,
That McNamara replied to Morrin
that he had forwaroed his letter to
Kynn. , , ,, ...
Th.it i' f K.'-i?ainiI wrote to -maia
from Omaha. In May. 1910. n
regard to a Job of the Wisconsin
Bridge Company, which was-damaged
by an explobloii, as follows:.
"Thty have no police protection
within ten blocks of the Job. This Is
a power house for the street car corn
pan v. Mope if there Is any way you
could give us help to straighten up
tho Job you will do It, as this is only
the second big non-union Job in this
That McNamara replied to Painter,
that he "would try to help him out."
That McNaniara wrote to Hockin at
To'.elo, in June. 1910. in relation to
the expense account of "Bryce (J.
B. McNamara), paying he had for
warded Hoikins report to President
Ryan fin- his information.
That McNamara wrote to Kdward
Smythe, at Peoria, In August. 1910, hi
preparation for McManlgal's visit, as
"You can expect to see your friend
Thursday evening on the I'.l Four
train. I would suggest you be at the
depot to meet him: you need not nec
essarily gef in touch with him, but
he wants you to put him onto the
That Murray L. Pennell write to
McNamara from Springfield, HI., ln
October, 1910, as follows:
"Say, Mac, there has Just arrived
(even carloads of steel and one hoist
ing engine for the Interurban Job of
t..r'ii..f'.-f urshulL nnd 1 want to
know what we are goin to do. Please
ee to this lit oni'A"
Tnat McNamara replied:
"Rest assured I will be on the 'ib."
That McNamara, in March, 1911,
wrote Pennell at Sprigfield:
"I am surprised at your letters.
That is all 1 care to say through the
mails, for the Ixrd only knows who
reads all the letters that come -nto
this office as well a. those that lc ive
That Olaf A. Tveitmoe wrote to
McNamara from San Francisco after
iKo Anirelea Times explosion, un
der date of December ID, 1910, as
Trusting that Santa Claus will be
as kind anl generous to you with sur
prises and presents of the season as
he Is to us in the. Golden State, we
beg to remain yours sincerely," tc.
That in a letter to Young at Bof ion.
on August 2. 110. McNamara after
discussing union business, added:
"I would suggest that you get busy
at your end in other lines. If you
ned any assistance lei me snow .ini
'I may he possible for me to help y.jj
In a quiet way
. ,, lot waV
Tnaq, in a letter to Morrin In May.
110. McNamara sain: .
The McCllntK-comn-ny ..re
profit, wnen imy
Kiiurrl detectives etc.. will be smail. I
guarus. oi-miii". ;., "
over In Cleveland they admit Ix-lng
SfiA.OOu to the tad on the iaduct .b.
and it is not half completed v.
. 1 . . - ur rtfi -l from
... nnin.L In Hi.it of all. thev)
round up lg contract and only tod '
s nun ton. of neel for the Indian-'
spoils Big Four shops. I may I" ail('
,.. .i.. u,nn.Oiinn for vou on the Mi out I
Csrmel Job. at any lute I will tiy. jan(j ttlMI tne mob used nil body tor , rtKiK att ndfd today the opening -That
on My 1. ll. McNamara. ij( (slo rgeL ' sion of the Northwest Mining con
wrote to Hockin at St. luia. as '- Tn ..i,,-!, on the girl occurred at vention here. Movements were put un
law Raleigh Springs, a Memphis suburb. A wv fr ,, resizing evrry camp
-Was talking to Houlihan at '-" voKse last night captured the negro. (n m,hington. irepi.n. Idaho, Mon
cago over the 'phone about your ' wal ,jpntified after being kept In . lana mnA Rnlish Columbia,
friend Mr. Ping tllockln s alius. Af hidm g.ven.1 hours to prevent tie- . The Montana delegation went on
1 understand It 15 would oe ibwi.
and It would be an entlrelv pfrann.il
matter, not connected In any way wh
(Continued on Tare , IVdum" 4.)
MAY CLEAR MYSTERY
Foreman of Frankfort Grand
Jury Discredits Story of Man
Who Claims He Was Assas
sin of Martyr Governor,
By Morning Journal Sprviul l.cii.eil Wire.
Helena, Ark., Feb. 15. That he was
the assassin of William Ooebel, of
Kentucky, at Frankfort, In January,
1900, was the dying declaration here
today of James Gilbert, confessed "gun
man" and ex-fcudist of Breathitt
county, Kentucky. His death came
too soon for him to go Into details
about his alleged part in the murder.
Gilbert, who claimed Kentucky lis
his home, attracted the uttention of
the local authorities three years ugo
when he killed a man. Ills plou ot
self-delunse gut him his liberty and his.
demeanor obtained him an appoint- j
mpnt an rfi-rmtv sheriff. Hi was the
lei I (II Ul ufnjii-i ;i ie I 111 1 i i. ii-i a mm
cept for infrequent lapses into ir
regular habits, he was a strong mem
ber of the force.
lit.. 1 1. . . ...... ,uA . . .1 nf BA.
JIH ui'ttio vanir ni me 171,1 "i c- I (iOW 11 HIl emimnn
eral days of riotous conduct today in'tne Jmilnla river
,. u.. Im.n ujliiin u-hut ll u tll i . I'till . n'l
tl hiuvii, ii; i"i ....... .... ..v.
to have been a fane: 1 alfront, he drew
his revolver, announcing that the bar
tender was doomed.
The bartender was quicker and snot
first. While stretched out on the New York City
floor he said he .killed Ooebel andj Tne tran, ci
"could never get over it." and died. Im-nner cars am
UY FOKHMAN OF GRAM) J TOY
W'cMta Falls, Tex., Feb. 15.R. F.
router, w no was mi i-inni. in inc niim-
fort, Ky., grund Jury which indicted!
Caleb Powers, when shown a dispatch
telling OF ine uuege.u i:.iiiiitriiuiii in
James Gilbert, said he believed Gilbert
was a crank or insane.
There Is no doubt in my mind as to
BOYCE VICTIM OF
Prosecution in Texas Murder
Case Will Attempt to Prove
That Several Persons Had
Knowledge of Tragedy.
Ill- Murnlna Journ il Special l i-nted Wlre.l
Fort Worth Tex.. Feb. 15. An
for, will be made to prove that
killing of Captain A. G. Boyce was
the result of a conspiracy of which -
several persons had knowledge, was
,i,..i..re.l todav bv counsel for the
, L1' the trial of J. H, Snead.
prosecution in inn hum .
Atii.ruov Cummings mane inn
...... r-LaViina- that the state bo
. in7rndi.ee evidence h:iv-'a
ing to do with conversations said to
have taken place l.eieen
fendant and his personal attorney.
I'nlted States District Attorney At-
"There is no uouni in mv mina n m ine iirm car iu
the man who fired the fatal shut,'' he; Hon, but nine succeeding cars Jumped
i i lt,. ... i? nnii Hroimeit down the em-
-ell of the northern nisirici o -- i ii.i.. j . . ...
J H Bowman of Piano, Texas, rela-1 bearing some of the passengera who
t 'v of Snead and Dr. D. W. Daw-1 escaped unhurt or with minor Inju
sorf of Dalha'rt, Texas. ries, passed through here lut this af-
Cummlngs in his statement, said it tcrnoon.
had been testified that Atwell and Among them were Congressman
Howman were in the hotel lobby wheu Mondell of Wyoming, and Congress
Ilovce wa killed snd nlso that Row-lman Sloane of Nebraska. They were
m ill Atwell and Snead had a .unfer-, n the rear cur and wer thrown
' ' (in a trnln and riiscuss-d 'h 'froni their seats, hut were not In
were the most expert lawyers In. T -xa". ' Jured. They .t oceeded to Washing
Indue Swayne ruled to admit "he ton.
judge !. r l wi, ,. her nf Arliona.
,.,. .. tntviF-TS TO
innir.iiu. viivtn klll I)
. ..." '.ii i- Tbn tewcla crawled through a window to safe
st. Paul. Minn., Feb. la. tne jewi
re'f"lly ji'ls,''1 lcna j
Snead. of Fort Worth. r ' in
St. Paul. The gems e,e - ' I
I.-'""?. r.".8 .,?!" 'l. rvn.h.:!
Cnlttd States customs oiiicmiH ui. . .
Csnadlan border -on the theory th
they were subject to duty. 'nBUe'1;
Lyman says that aunousn w.,-
.i . has iw.sn nLicerl fit ?3a.
000. he does not consider them -.rt.rth
more than 2.nnH-
NEGRO MAN AND WOMAN
LYNCHED BY TEXAS MOB
Marshall. Tex.. Feb A
i. ... h.,a iisiirw Saunders and Mar ,
I''1" "" " . ,-... h.nu.
j J.. k-.r urn . negro and I . ; "-
'' ,.. n. It was learned
" ; " , I
, rol, had md at
I llir I r ic.ir i v.,, - -
IVM IIKD XHlt MF-iriHV. tin f former Ooxernor Myron T.
mi, hi. T,n.. Feb. U A mob.Herrlck. of ohh,. as nhMdai ot
early ' today lynched, an unidentified
... .-.'... a r hsvina
j j.yr.uid white girl yesterday.
... J K a n,.rrn ..nfenuii A robe I
. ahnu. h(. neck, he was then I
,) to a bridge across a hi
, , hannui from the bridge
, the authorities. After he nan
been hanged and his body pierced ny
fifty or more bulleta It was taken
down and taken Into the bushes whera ,
it was discovered kite today.
THREE KILLED III
Locomotive Drops Equalizer
Bar and Nine Cars of Fast
Flying Limited ; Are Hurled
Down Steep Embankment.
SUDDEN DEATH COMES TO
PASSENGERS AT DINNER
Massive Steel Coaches Badly
Shattered but Usual Fire Hor
ror Is Absent; Three of In
jured Will Die i Fear.
By Morning Journal Hperliil l.rtikwl Wire.
Huntingdon, P.. Fub. 1. Three
persons 'were killed ad sixty-seven
ininruil imlnv when tilt! IVnnsvl-
vanla limited No. 2..', east bound.
Jumped the track at Warrior s Ridge,
a short distance west of this place
snd nine of Ihe elevei cars rolled
down an embankment ho the edge 01
iiie u ell 11
HARRY A. MASS. New York City.
MRS. J. F. TAVHNNKB, Cordova,
MRS. M. B. HALL matron on train.
Tho iruln consisting of ten pas
senger cars and a postal car. left Al-
toona thirty nines wesi m ine wrur
of the accident more than un hour
At the time of tha disaster, It Is
said, the limited was going at the rate
pmu, imiinu ww
of fifty miles an hour.
As Ihe train, which was drawn by
two locomotives, neured Warrior's
Ridge, the equalinin-g bar on tho sec
ond locomotive dropped to the rails.
Ibunkment to tne nrina oi inc junmm
river. The observation car lenialned
on the rails.
All of those killed were in the din
Ing car. Harry A. Mass and Mrs. J.
F. Tavenner, two of the killed, were
dining at the time the. train was de
railed. The impact threw them into
the forward end of the diner and they
were crushed to death. Mrs. M. B.
Ha'l, Hie colon d maid, was thrown
through a window and her skull
crushed. Of tho sixty Ki-ven Injured.
tort-tvo wrre pasr.eimi r nd twen-ly-flvc
were railroad employes.
This is said to be the tirrt time on
record that a train composed of all
steel cars has been wrecked on the
Pennsylvania. The ears wern twisted
badly, but there were no splinters or
lire to udd to tho horror of th wreck.
The momentum of the train Was so
iip.nt that ihe two engines nnd the
! postal car- which broke from the
other cars, ran nearly nair a mne
down the track before they could be
1,1 lilt llUJ-inir i.c.,,w .........
. the local hospital today, three are
ef-.aid to be fatally Injured. They are
, K Ki irnwni'll of Philadelphia, a
consulting electrtcnl engineer, had in
his possession a sman aim case nm
' taming nearly Snuo 00 Worth of
,.,-i,. onH l,n,l In his eazerneas to
-" --- --- " . ,
ercape he overlooked the suit case, but
few minutes later he crawled back
and recovered the se, unties.
n tssKVffillS WHO 1-XCAPK
IXJl HY ItKAl H HAIllUSilUnO.
Harrlsbttrg, Pa., Feb. 16. A train
and Nathan Kpsteln. of Fort Worth, j
'Texas, enroute to N w York, said their
car turned over three times. They
C . C. Hamlin. Colorado 8prlJ a
r t. ,uKMy, but contln-
u,.d on , WHy. Ue w hurled over
- evera. seats. . .
' " " ,,,
,,,,, r rar ., a thrilling story of
. "I was sitting in the obaervatlon
csr with Congressman Sloane. when
there was a frightful Jarring and the
next car quivered as though some ter
rible force had struck It," ha said.
"The car ahead went over. Aa soon
as I saw what had been done, I start
ed to work."
ruk... ..u n r, a . V I h 14 1 VI r f,in.
I I"" .... . . ...
v.1.ll m-h.. hail Im.mii In rhRrM nf rail-
road construction work In hla younger
. , , .. - ,
oays, orKuniECIl n- .ri,n aim
helped out Injured I passengers
'.. . . , . , -i r, r-r. n
si ,1 1 . -t -
AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE
nr..uki..ii. r-h 1 Tb nnmlns.
he I tea ' -
was ronnrnna by ine
NisihaiMits Mine l ongrrwi.
G,.,.bana U'alll ll. I I Hlpl(a t M
,.. ..r v mtrthw .-stern mtntr-r
record as 'opxed to me present sr-
trm of patenting Ian. is unoer wna n
thousands of acrf-a sre taken up for
l.lr e.ncrns nd-r the guise f
PATHETIC SCENE IN
COOK COUNTY JAIL
Grief Stricken Relatives and
Friends of Condemned Bid
Farewell to Loved Ones Who
Die on Gallows This Morning.
By Morning Journal Kperial Leaned Wlr l
Chicago, Feb. 15. The four sl-yi-rs
of Fred Guelzuw, who will be hanged
tomorrow, gave up all hope when they
received word from Springfield that
the governor and the pari'-.n board
had refused to commute their sen
With several score of relatives, who
visited them for the last time, the
four men gave way to a flood of
hysteria that bordered upoii mania.
.Not since the hanging of Ihe llav
market rioters. In 18S7, hae such
'scones occurred at the Cook county
The foul F.wald und Frank Sblb
lawskl, brothers; Phillip SominerllnK
and Thomas SchulU finally threw
themselves on the floor of the Jail
corridor. They had to be partly car-
riii.l un,1 iiLirtlv ilnltrueil back to the
j death chambers when they attempted
to follow their relative, out oi me
grated door of the corridor. Mrs.
Shlblawski, mother of l-.dwnid ana
Frank and .Mary Kline, tho young
fiancee of Kwuld, had to be led
away. .Mrs. Shlblawski tore ner nuir
and fought with friends who sought to
"Save my two boys!" she screamed.'
"Can't anyone save them for their
mother. Oh, God! How can the
world and the law be so hard? 1
won't go home! I'm going to stuy
with them to tho end!
Miss Kline threw her arms around
Lwald's peck and ret used to let go.
They shan't hung you! They ulian't
hang you!" the young girl repented
iimi un,l iiithIm iis she reeled about
the corridor with her arms about the
man she was to have marrieii.
..iiihinif Bi,.nn runic when Frank
Shlblawski baoe farewell to his young
wlte and three weeks' oiu nuuy. n
was the first time Frank had seen Ihe
baby and he fondled It until the
guards led him away.
Sommerllng saw his mother, three
sisters, two brothers, his wile and
baby and several other relatives. The
mother, bent and gray, constantly
muttered prayers in Polish, and was
so deeply engaged In doing this she
did not talk to her son.
Quiet was not restored until thj rel
atives hud been led from the Jail lute
tonight and Rev. Father O'Brien and
Rev. Father I). L. McDonald arrived
from the Holy Name cathedral. F.vcn
the priests found it difficult to Calm
I I- DF.lt II. COI'IIT TO IU'1 K ON
I INGF.R IMUXT KVIDKNCK
Chicago, Fell. 15. United rHatea
Judge I.andls will he asked to rule
upon the legality of "linger nrint" evi
dence tomorrow morning In an
eleventh hour attempt to save the life
of Thoniss Jennings, a negro con
demned to hang for killing Clarence
Hlller, a rallwav official.
Council for Jennings late today ap-
pH , , j,,dge Ijindls for writ oi
(.,.rpus. alleging that the negro
i ., ... i.i. i..i,,. ., ,.i.ia,.n
us oe nui-u ,B...n
,.,,, states when he was
compelled while under durance In Jail
to make nnge- prims.
Judge lentils set the hearing on the
petition for 10 o'clock tomorrow
morning and ordered the sheriff n
refrain from tho execution, set for
the same time, until notillcd by the
court of decision.
It Is said the point brought up by
Jennings' counsel has never before
been raised, snd should Judge Landls
rule wllh Ihe prisoner. Ihe finger print
system of lib ntlficstlon, widely used
by Ihe police, would be Icnnekcd nut
so fur as criminal trials are co-i-
Followers of Roosevelt and
Those of LaFollette Clash in
Minnesota; Neither Willing Jo
n v..rl JiMirwil jf ll li4 Wlra.l
Minn-spoils. Feb. 1 5. Leaders of
two factions of progressive republicans
at Mil iii-sota. the one faction enfhual
hsIIc in Hs endorsement f former
President Roosevelt, and Ihe other
lust as xe.-loiis for Senator 1-aFol--hti-
met here today to devise means
of forwarding the presidential ran-
V.Kiayjd'''';y'y0"y,h- ,h ,,,., elt faction
i, w Unas ,if ,'hlcago. r.-prt
isenling lh- K.M.aevelt national com-
mittee. With IOe IJtrnilc.ir i..,.r--slvis
whs Colonel Waller l Houser ol
WhlPlon. D. '.. Senator l.aFol-leti-'s
Plans for a strenuous .-uoipafgn In
Minnesota were made bv both f ictions.
In connclion with the visit of i ol
onrl llouser tmlay. a shurp attack was
made uiM.n Colonel Rooa-elt In w hich
It was declared that lh- former presi
dent had encouraged Senator lahol
lette In his candidacy; that at present
he wr.s optmsina him and that the
n..... luMim had behind it rnen of
th so-call'd steel trusl.
THE DAY IN CONGRESS.
In sesHion X p. in.
Finance committee continued hear
ing tin s:ee tariff revision hill.
Cnst't Rid iii tn i-h Usui t inn treaty
Senator Bourne Introduced it bill to
authorise private wli''le stations.
Dillingham general immigration bill
read, but debate del erred until .Mon
day. Service pension lull similar to Sher
wood, bill and prohibiting special pen
sion legislation Introduced by S 'lialor
Former Governor Mxron T. Herrl' k.
of Ohio, was confirmid as ambassador
Adjourned 4:2 p. in., until 2 I. m
Met at noon.
Democrats being urged to frame and
lake up wool tariff bill belore anna,
Rules committee authorised favor
able reoort of 1'uJo resolution lor
I money trust Investigation.
I Agricultural department's circular
letter on Florida everglades suppres
siiin of wh'ch brought about Inveatlga
.tlon, produced nt hearing,
j Steel corporation's care of its phi
,'pliives was explained to Stanley tuuu-
Imltlee bv Director rereivai uoimtiw
Correspondence on Pannnia Inde
pi nib-nie produced befoie foreign af
fairs committee In healing on Raluc
1-oilutlon to reimburse Colombia.
ReprcH.nlulivc Hobson prwlpilnled
heated debute over Ailiutunl General
Aimwnrili relieved, during coimlilr-rn-tlon
of army appropriation bill.
Adopted five year enlistment pro-
vImIiiii of nrmv niiiii'onriutliiil bill.
C liimlSKiom-r Clements reiterated
demand for physical valuation of rall
loads befoie Interstate commerce coin,
Representative Flood Introduced
bill to create Alaska lallioud commis
sion. Representative Kstnplnal introduced
bill for naval defense Mississippi river
Adjourned :4B p. m. until noon
Highwaymen Hold Up Taxicab
Carrying $25,000 and Get
Off With Cash After Beating
Up Bank Messengers.
IBt Morning Journal Hia-ilal Iniwil Mire
New York. Feb. 1 :.'! wi-mVufe
thousand dollars In currency was
stolen from a taxicab In the heart of
the financial district by three high
waymen, who sprang into the vehicle
and overpowered W. F. Smith and
Frank Wiirdell, messengers of the
Kust River National bank. Both mes
sengers were seriously injured und the
robbers escaped with Hie money
il5.00u In i bills and flO.Oou in inn
The currency was being transported
from the Produce Kxchango bank, In
the lower part of the city.
The taxicab had proceeded up
Broadway without mishap when, for
some reason, the chauffeur turned
west on Rector street Into Church
street, skirting the sitle and rear of
Trinity church yard. About midway
of the old cemetery three men sprang
from the curb. One Jumped on lh
chauffeur's seat, the other two got
Into the vehicle. The man on
tho seat pressed a revolver In
his overcoat pocket against the si b
of the chauffeur, Glno Martini, and
commanded hliu to drive swiftly oa
without making an outcry. ' Inside
the vehicle the two robbers were be
laboring the bank messengers over
the head. Smith, one of the" mes
sengers, Is fil years old and was bleed
ing and almost unconscious when Ihe
tax 'cab reached Park place, a few
blocks north. Wurib-ll was badly
Irt-ntcn about Ihe head, bill not so
seriously hurt. At Pink plain the
highwaymen Jumpiil from the laxliab
bearing a tin box which they hud
wrist ed from the nn-ssengi rs and
which coiiinineil the currency. In
flash they had sprung Into .t big Ida -It
aututiiobili-, which seemed to be wait
ing their coining and were ipili kfy
lost in the mxxe of traffic .
.Martini, the lanlcub chauffeur, con
tinued to run his machine until he
found t policeman. He gave the
alarm and the two Injured messengers
were taken to a police station.
Smith's condition was so serious that
he was removed to a hospital. War
den's scalp was badly lacerated but.
because of his youth, he stood th"
TRAINMEN CREMATED IN
Yarmouth. Maine. Feb. 15. Thrc
trainmen were burned to death today
when llames In the wreckage of lh-.-Grand
Trunk freight trains which
r tllldcd near North Yarmouth reached
lh. demolished locomotive in which
thev were Imprisoned. me of Ihe
men In the enti-ne cab. Harry Corliss,
was alio wh.-n villagers reached the
scene, tiut was so wedged In that he
could not be ellrlcsled belore 111'
fire enveloped him. Corliss begged
that something be given him to ease
his siifleiuiKs Mini chloroli.rui was ad-tnlniafcrc-!
'' " I bvsician. Shortly
after Ihe villagers were driven tmcs
by the beat.
Tnss I'liroiic ialib r.
1 Cananca. Sinura. Fcti. I i. Mexican
(federal soldiers are pursuing the n;
of band.is who raided several small
Clowns near Cananca Tuesday ami
ordi rs have men isrueo inni in, .i
lip onf.r Willi It.MM-iWt.
New York. Feb. I i. Senator Moses
K. Clapp had a long conference vtiib
Colonel Rmevelt here today. He es
caped the r porter at Ihe conclusion
lof the Interview and on.-l ise
velt dclined lo mv what had Ih n
Officers' Blunder Results in
Complete Suspension of In
tercourse Between El Paso
and Mexican Border City,
LIEUTENANT FAILS TO
RECOGNIZE RIO GRANDE
Halted By Customs Guards
and Armed and Angry Citi
zens at Southern End of Rio
llv Morning Journul Morciiil (.caned Wtre.
Kl l'usii. Feb, I.i. Ciiidad Jinires
was thrown Info veritable panic
ul.otit 11 o'clock Ibis lnuruiiirf by the
sudden appearance of a body of nine-
tun American infantrymen, currying
their anus on board a street car that.
crossed the international bridge, 'lhls
panic , continued throughout tho day
and resulted 111 the complete, suspen
sion of all business and communica
tion between the two cities, Including
Ihe postponement of the races. The
American soldiers are u portion of tho
delachmcnl which arrived here a few
davs ago from Fort Whipple. Arizona,
and they crossed to the Mexican side
of the river under the impression tbat
thev were still on American soil, not
discovering their mistake until held up
by the Mexican customs guard on
the other side of the Rio Grande, the
international line, who were uulcklv
reinforced by mine than one hundred
armed ultlxens of Juarea. After
much parleying with the Mexican of
flcldls the American soldiers with
their arms and ammunition were al
lowed to return to the I'nlted States,
but that did not abate the excitement
In Juarcx, and even women and chil
dren were seen armed on the streets
for the purpose of repelling the
American Invaders. After the soldiers
were allowed to return, many cltlsens
held a meeting and protested against
tin- action of the authorities In per
mitting them to cross buck over the
At 10 o'clock this moi;iilng a special
car coiituli)ln Lieutenant lien W.
Fields of Company C, F.lghternth in
isnlry -and nineteen .private lelt Fort
lillHK to begin guard duly si the Sun- .
til' Fi 'strci I bridge.' When the car
reached the Stanton afreet bridge the.
officer naked II' It was the Santo. Fe
Nlreet bridge and wlp-n told it was not
permitted the tar to ihms over and
into Mexico, through Ignorance oT tha
At the Mexico end of the bridge the
car was Immediately huurded by
half doxen Mexban customs guards,'
who bci uniu greatly excited at the dis
covery of the American soldiers and
a large crowd was Immediately gath
ered, Including Santiago Mt-sma, the
mayor, who brandished a huge pistol
anil was much excited. Explanations
were quickly made, however, and the
American soldiers returned to the
American side, but on demand of the
Mexican ofllclals tliei slrcet car ser
vice wna Immediately suspended for
Iho day and the saloons closed. A
guard of twenty-live men was scut to
the residence ul Aniwrh un Consul Ho
wards, but that gentleman Insisted
that they were mil needed.
I'nlted States soldiers guarded the
American ends of the two bridges
and there was no parsing permitted
in cither direction, the remainder of
Lieutenant Fields said after the In
cident that he knew the Illo Grande
was the boundary, but tlid not know
lie Has crossing Ihe river, as be had
only been In I'll I'nso three das and
had never seen Ihe Rio Grande.
Colonel K. . Sti-evcra. In command
at Fort Bllas. said lonlght that the
Incident was the result of a mistake.
ml tbat he did not know whether
the officer responsible therefor would
have to answer for the mistake or
not. He has worked with much energy
to iiili-t all upprehcnslons over the
I I ITI I; IMPORT Nt F. IS
AM At MI D 'Ml "IN VASION."
Mexico City. Feii. 15. Mexican of
ficials attach lit 1 If Importance to the
incident ol American soldiers crossing
ii.to Mexico today. Minister of Foreign
Relations Cnbro w aa advised of the
Incident by the Mexican consul In Kl
I'aso. II was explained thai through
tinlnnilllorltv wllh Ihe cities. th.T
Americana hoarded the wrong car In
going to their objective point.
t'tiloin-l Stccter reprimanded the of
ficer in charge of the soldiers, accord
ing lo the consuls dispatch.
Ihe American ambassador had CO
Infoi iiiatloii on the subject outsids tho
pi i-ss dispatches.
I I. I'XsO Mil 11 1 MI V
NOW l-VIKOL IIORDUI
II a-. Tea., I'cb. I. Shortly
after midnight Company K, of the
Texas National Guard, was ordered
out by Adjutant General Hutchtna,
who is here from Austin, at the In
stance of the governor of Texas. Forty-,
five men responded and will be u3l
in protecting Ihe river front.
Accord ins to Adjutant General
Hutcbliis. the militia was ordered out
Jmetclv as a precautionary measure
and lo assist In patroltlllif the ltlo
Grande. No .uillireak had occurred,
.ilthonuli tin- siln.ill.in was tense.
Wll l!H n n iti di:
row i:d itnti:i-s i Nt iiANr.Kn
Washinaioti. Feb. IV The insur
r. el i. n in Mexico. It was said at tb
treasury department today, will ba
tri ii.d by the I nlud Slates in ad
minlfteriUK the rustoms serving along;
I li.- frotili.-r. Just the H-.nie aa waa th
Mad. rit revolution.
At that tinw there was no Inter
ruption of the l.-Kiliniair currents of
commerce w ith M. xiean border town
in the hands of revolutionist.
The i-i.ll. ctor i.f custom at Ea,!
wrote to McNamara
' tlMH Wt f t