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r i "MBBD mmWKFas tffu A. mA al. TBT-" tB " WKTmmmm "mm Ei Paso, Texas, Thursday Evening April 21, 1910 - - - 10 Pages All the Xews Herald Prints It First HL. PASO HKH, While It's Fresh. in T inW .-fearirtM mMSmm arifl &m "P T meSSmk OTHm kafdi ka V - . Waco, Tex.. April 21. Folio-wing: an announcement late yesterday that judge George Clark -would not introduce R. V. Davidson here this afternoon when he opened the campaign for governor. DaTidson, this morning-, sent -word to judge Clark asking for a conference. Clark Tvas asked to introduce Davidson several days ago, but after a conference with state senator Holsey, yesterday it was given out that the introduction by Clark -would not take place. It is re ported authentically today that two mem bers of the local Davidson committee will resign on account -of the action of Holies'. A special train from Cisco arrived this morning with 500 David son adherents. Among the prominent visitors here today were Mrs. Cone John son, Tyler Rawlins Colquitt, son of O. B. Colquitt, Tom Connolly, of Martin: J. I Churlin, of Hamilton; Bob Barker, No Relief Given Men Caught In Alabama Coal Mine. Rescue Cut Off. EFFORTS TO TUMP AIR TO THE MEN IJlrmlHgkaHi, Ala., April 21. Xot one of the 41 men imprisoned last night Ih the Jlulga mine of the Birmingham Iron Rd Coal ceHipHHjr is slii'e. This word was hroHght to the surface this after noon to raiting asd weeping families of the victims whea, hhcobscIobs from deadly gas, shaft superintendent John son, of the mine aad a man named Bonds, who risked their lives for those al ready perished, vrere drawn back to the fresh air after going down in the mine. Birmingham, Ala April 21. Little hope was expressed this morning that any of the 35 or 40 miners entombed in Mulga, a mine of the Birmingham Coal and Iron company as a result of the ex plosion about 9 oclock last night, will be rescued ulive, when it was learned that it was impossible to gain an en trance to the mine through the shaft be cause the. cages had sprung. The passage entrance was then sealed to prevent if possIMe a spread of the fire. Shortly after midnight, the hospital car Tennessee of the company was rush ed to the scene, equipped with gas hel mets and other necessary paraphernalia for entering the gaseous mine. Hos pital ambulances nere also sent from Knsley and Birmingham, the scene, which is about 12 miles northwest of BirminghaTU. The only list of names of miners at work at the time of the explosion was held by the foreman of the gang at work, and he is among the entombed. It is belie v.ed, however, that there are about 15 white men and 20 to 25 ne groes. The mine has been in operation about two years and was considered a model of Its kind. The fact that the flames shot from the mouth of the shaft to a height of 15 feet leads to the belief that the explosion occurred near the bottom of the main ?haft cutting off any means of escape for the miners. The cages in the shaft of the mine were so badly sprung by the force of the explosion that they are useless and all other means adopted by rescue parties in an effort to reach the en tombed men have proved futile. Village Shaken. Following the e'xploslon flames spread t:p the shaft for a distance of 400 feet fContinued on Ptre Two.) SLAYER OVERPOWERED Eastland, Tex., April 21. Marshal Jordan, the slayer of Fink Braugltton scar here Tuesday night, was captured after n fight by a. posse of 40 men four miles outh of Carboa creek, at 2 oc!o?k this morning. "When seized, both barrels of hi shotgun were cocked, hut he was appnrently afrald. to pull the trigger. Jordan was traced from the scene of the murder to hi9 own home where he was beseigen. He opened fire upon the officers who emptied their guns at him and then retarncd to Eastland for ammunition and reinforcements. .lorriaa theH attempted to escape, putting his family in a viagon and starting to the home of his father, 10 miles distant. He was overtaken and driven from the wagon into the -noods, where a number of ihots were exchanged. Guy Hill was shot la the arm and Jordan -was wounded in the face, but not seriously. "When Jordan vras captured, some proposed to hang him to a tree immediate ly, hut officer hurried him from Eastland coHnty before their purpose could bp. carried out. Jordan admits he killed Braughton, but refuses to give &ny cause, claim ing it was accidental. Jordan was in ai asylum for It years. CHINESE BURNING PckiR, CklBa, April 21- The lawlessness of natives which bpgan at Chang Sha, the capital of Hunan province, Is reported to be spreading. Aivlce received here say pat riot occurred at Xing Siang, tfae Kite of a I'reieistant missioH 30 miles wet of Chang Sha, and that the mission school at "V Yhhs, -0 hiIIck north of .Xlag Sians, has been burned. Fereigncrg arc itald to have escaped harm. yLuLnflUrUli LuunL UMlU!!! . i of San Antonio, and controller J. W. Stephens, of Austin. j The Speech. Almost at the beginning of the ad i dress here this afternoon, R. V. David j ron complimented judge George Clark, j who was to have introduced him but j which introduction was opposed by Dav j idson's managers, j Davidson jumped at once Into the is- ! si.es, declaring that meat and bread were problems of much more importance than the prohibition problem, and de . clared that a man of one idea, one is i sue, or one faction Is not the man for j governor. , For the first time Davidson announced that he is directly opposed to state wide prohibition. He favors local 'option and believes the submission of a consti tutional amendment to the voters would be a wise move. He also said statutory prohibition is unconstitutional. He defended his record as attorney general lengthily and declared his op ponents were "toy soldiers" who were Met at Railway Station by Large Crowds American Flags Wave. HONORED BY THE FRENCH PRESIDENT Paris, France, April 21. Theodore Roosevelt, expresident of the United States, entered Paris at 7:30 oclock this morning and was received with all the honors of a reigning sovereign travel ing incognito. A cordon of troops sur rounded the railway station and held back the multitude, which in spite of the early hour, congregated and gath ered upon the platform station to for mally welcome Roosevelt. In addition there was American ambassador Bacon and his staff; M. Jusserand, French ambassador at "Washington, who came from America especially to be present during .tooseveifs visit, and a number of other notables. Roosevelt appeared to be greatly j touched by the character of his recep tion. He spent r ie morning Quietly at the embassy, lunching there with Mr. Bacon, and f-ever.il of "he foimer presi dent's friends, including Marques Las teyrie, a grandson of Gen. Lafayette. This afternoon, the official part of Roosevelt's -program began wizh ca.ls upon president Fallieres, and foreign minister Pinchon, who immediately aft erwards paid return visits to the em bassy in honor of Roosevelt's visit. The city Is bristling with American flags. TUG LONG OVERDUE AT MORGAN" CITY: MAY BE tOST Morgan City, La.. April 21. Fears are entertained here for the safety of the j tug Delia, carrying a crew of 10 men, ! which sailed from Galveston, Tex., last saiuraay in tow oi two oarges. jx was due to arrive here Monday morning. In spite of the fact that the Tessel is long overdue, the consignees here are inclined to believe that some derange ment of machinery in the absence of storms served to delay the arrival of the boat and that here may be no ground for apprehension. RAILWAY CLERICS END SESSIONS AT NEW ORLEANS New Orleans, La., April 21. The elec tion of officers and the selection of next year's convention place were among the Important matters scheduled for de cision of the International Brotherhood of Railway Clerks here today. The -meetings that have been held involving a dis cussion and settlement of association policies have all been in executive session. of San Antonio, and controller J. W. silent I - - - i t m silent during the fight against the trusts but are now anxious to tell their views. Davidson emphatically denied that the trusts he drove out of the state are now back and robbing the people as al leged. The speaker also denied receiving ar.y money for antitrust litigation and sa'd the statement that he received any funis I were malicious falsehoods. i .. . Davidson declares he favors the re clamation and agricultural development of Texas. Introduced by McCollum. A. R. McCollum, chairman of the local Davidson committee, introduced Mr. Davidson at the Auditorium this afternoon when the latter fired the first" gun in the gubernatorial campaign. Messages of a friendly character passed between Davidson and judge Clark and it is expected thatthey will meet later today. Clark does not blame Davidson for his manager's refusal to permit him to Introduce Davidson. Negr o, FFed Barnes, Found Not Guilty by Jury Which Heard the Case. HIS PLEA WAS SELF DEFENCE "I hope I don't get in no more; I won't be up here no more," cried Fred Barnes in the 34th district court room when the jury announced at 11:30 Thursday morning, that they had ac quitted him on a charge of murdering Albert "Washington. Ian Jackson called to the negro to keep still, as court was In session, but he" was overjoyed at the report for which he had waited while the jury was hung fbr two whole days. He went to each juryman and shook hands with him, thanking him for the veroMct. Tuesday morning at 11:15 the case was given to the jury for deliberation and it was feared a verdict could not be reached, as the men had been reported as standing 8 to 4 and there was no evidence of weakening, therefore it was with some surprise that the verdict was announced Thursday morning at 11:30. Fred Barnes, a negro barber, shot and killed Albert "Washington, a negro sa loon porter in the Elite saloon on South Oregon street on the night of July 5, 1909, and seriously wounded John More land, another attache of the place. Barnes said the two men had attacked him and he shot in self defence. For two days he hid in a house in the southern part of the city and while deputy sheriffs were waiting for him to come out. he walked to the county jail at 9:30 at night and surrendered to the authorities. Bond was arranged for, lie was in dicted and again gave bond; the case was twice postponed on account of the absence of witnesses and finally the case went to trial Monday afternoon, being presented to the jury for its con sideration Tuesday and a verdict being reached Thursday morning. John Moreland, a, witness much want ed by the state, was not here. The jury which tried Barnes was composed of: F. E. Sawyer, Sam "Will iamson, A. F. Fegan, Tom "White, R. B. j Vanderwater, A. J. Davis. B. F. Beatty, T. J. Rankin. R. Sukerman. Charles Schaeffcr, L. E. Harrison, J. M. McAfee. COEDERATES DIFFER AS TO REUXIOX CITIES New Orleans. La.. April 21. With the approach of the annual reunion of Con federate Veterans at Mobile members of the veterans's organizations in Lou isiana and Mississippi have received scores or letters eniismiK men suppuu for certain cities for the next annual gathering. According to the expressions of camps in this section, the choice for the next reunion lies between Little Rock, Ark., Macon, Ga., and Chattanooga. Tenn. TR VIX DITCHED HUT OXIiY OXE IXJURED Washington, D. C, April 21. The Southern railway through train Xo. 29. froui New York, which left the city yes terday for Atlanta, was ditched early today by a broken rail ' near Besse mer Cit X. C. One day coach, a tour ist enr and a Pullman sleeper turned completely over. Mrs. Konas, a passen ger, who was slightly bruised, was the only casualty. ! The Hobo and the Dog; Also Spring By T. G. Turner Just a Little Incident In an El Paso Park J Xobody cared o penk to him, nor even to look at Iiini. He vrei that filinb ly. Only a policeman Klanced at him sitting there on a bench in Snn Ja cinto plaza, but the policeman only lookcd at him because of duty, nothing more.' The man was at the very bottom, a down and outer, n tramp, a hobo, a bum. ITe knew it and did not care, especially ulnce nobody else seemed to care. He did not see the grass and the tree MURDERER FACES TRIAL INDIFFERENTLY Does.iiot Quiver Even at the Sight of the Body He Tried to Burn. New York, X. T., April 21. No pris oner on trial for his life in the New Tork courts i? ever remembered to have faced such an array of hostile facts and heartrending testimony with such stolid indifference as did Albert Wol- ter when, confronted with the charred fragments of the body that was once Ruth Wheeler, whom he is charged with luring to her death in his flat. Philip O'Hanlon. a coroner's physi cian, testified that Ruth Wheeler had been attacked before she was mur dered, and that there was still life in her body when it had been soaked with kerosene, jammed up the chimney and set afire. He had found human hair not her own adhering to the burned fin gers, and soot in her lungs. During the testimony "Wolter sat list lessly scanning the jurors, the grue some exhibits themselves, and hi law yer. He gave no sign of emotion when Adelaide Wheeler, 19 years old and said to bear an extraordinary resemb lance to her dead sister, took the stand. With perfect poise, the girl identified a braid of artificial hair that had been her sister's, bits of underclothing that she knew by tneir texture, jewelry that Ruth had worn and, lastly, a seal ring engraved wit.U Rufh Aneeler's Intitials, which was fuOiJd on the bodj The prosecution will contend that this clinches beyond doijbt previous identi fication. PRESIDENT TAFT ENTERTAINS WOMEN Daughters of American Rev olution Throng White House Large -Attendance. Washington, l). C-, April 21. There was a full attendance of delegates" when the morning session of the 19th conti nental congress of. the Daughters of the American revolution opened today. Every one of the daughters was anxious to hear th result of the election of the ten vice presidents in general. Today's program consisted of the reading of re ports from state regents and standing committees. What was looked forward to with the greatest pleasure by the daughters was the reception in the famous east room of the white house this afternoon by the president of the United States. Every daughter was there and the great reception room was thronged to Its ca pacity. "UNLOADED" GUN INJURES TWO BOYS Serious Accident Mars Cele bration of School Chil dren at Dallas. Dallas, Tex., April 21. Richard Dun can and Malcolm Greer, two boys, were i seriously injured tnis morning when they were accidentally shot by Will Brown, another youth, during the San Jacinto day picnic of school children in Oak Cliff. The boy did not know the gun was loaded. TEXAX IS SHOT. McKinney, Te.. April 21. Gordon Knight, aged 30, was shot and probably fatally wounded at Rock Hill, 12 miles ' west of this city, late 'last night. Tipp 1 Fades, aged 3 b. was caugin here today rnd placed in Jail. Fades refuses to dis cuss the affair. Both men 'are married. CHUKCH MERGER IiEGAI,. Springfield, 111.. April 21. The state supreme court today held valid the mer ger of the Cumberland Presbyterian church with the Presbyterian church. brcnthe under the evening sun: he did not hear the birds' faint twitter he only saw the dusty street: felt the scorching sun: heard the rumble of the city. The dog was a tramp, too, an ordi nary, lowlived, yellow dog. vtith a crook In his tall, and scarred face ind ears. As the dog trotted past, the man spoko from where he sat on the bench and the dos: stopped with that sudden ca nine jerk of suspicion. "Ho bo," greeted the man, extending his hand In greeting. Xotv It mint i "T "" r ! I IIMB III !!! I IMII II I Mil FT 1 "" ' Vi MgaeJaEaKJI i - ' & r&y&&Mzmfc J-i TfisyL ! T " '.,9 KTW-&i- r&Lr.z' y &'&'' 2 'Z'''L''XsZ? lfUlN'7f lUll It-' yy !fif ' A Ji i v -y r. A. ''A.'' ? -X '-" S, aF'XC 'Vi, -C "i I Jill 113 III! It' " X -'"S ? ?"&'' ('WW"? "& "??,'". . I , MGESTWOLim. SEIZURE OP PESOS; ' JUAREZ COLLECTOR FACES COURT OFFICIALS ASSAILED Charges have been preferred against Adolfo A. Berea, collector of customs at Juarez, and his chief inspector, Desid erio A. Paredes, as a result of the de tention Saturday night of Anselmo Granados, and the seizure at his home of Mexican peso5:. Papers making the charges were presented this afternoon to federal court authorities through at torneys J. X. Amador and J. Escontrias. j Granados, at present holding license J as a rupal officer, and -a former em- I ploye of the Xational Rallwaj's of Mex ico, was detained by customs officers over Sunday last, but released on the . following Monday. At his home was found $2000 In Mexican pesos, at pres- I ent held by the collector on the sus- picion that tne money is contraDana Dy virtue of the peculiar Mexican law re garding the importation of silver ten- j aer. According to the allegations against the two officials, the home of Granados on Calle Chamizal was visited at about I 11 oclock Saturday night, April 16: the two officials, with the assistance of a LOUISVILLE IS . FULL OF BISHOPS Church Extension Board of Methodist Church Is in Session. Louisville, Ky., April 21. When the board of church extension of the Methodist church south resumed its ses sions today, all bishops of the denom ination were present with the exception of bishop Fitzgerald, who ls absent be cause of ill health. Bishops Candler, of Atlanta aud Key, of Sherman, Tex., were the last to arrive. a nrtr.n tnHav the members of the board were guests at a dinner by the Louisville Convention and- Publlcity League, and tonight there vl" b9 a public reception at one of the churches, where a number of bishops wilL speak. The session will conclude tomorrow with a meeting of the oliege of 'bishops when bishop Hendrick will read an ad dress reveiewiug the work of the church during the past year, which he has pre pared for submission to the general conference. r:r.rrTTV PATHPIXDER IS KUXXIXG IX GwOO WJ3ATHEU vTomnJii-! Tux.. Anril 21. Under i the I most favorable weather conditions the I Glidden -tour pathfmedr, leit nere j promptly at 9 oclock. on the journey j to Helena, Ark. It will goy tnence to j Little Rock, with Dallas as its ohjective $ point. ' . ha-e been that some time the iIor had a man friend who had trained him to do mannish tricks, as men friends of doers usually do. Anyvtaj, the dog ex tended his pavt. and the man grasped it. Then the ilog trotted nway, just the same common yellow cur that he vras. Rut the man had clmnjced. A flush covered his face, -j' blush from some strange source. Aud for the first time he turned his gaze from the dirty street, and gazed long at the srrass, and the trees. The birds begaH to sing, and it was spring. subordinate, took papers and money be longing' '"to;" tlie resident, entered the toom wliere hiswife and children were sleeping and finally confined Granados at the customs house" until c oclock Mon day night, when he -was Teleased by or der of judge Arnulfo Miranda of the district court. All this, the complainant alleges through his attorneys, was done with out due process of law. Hence the charges against the collector. Silver pesos are dutiable, according to a Mexican law passed November 23, 1904. to the degree of $15 per kilo. This law was passed in view of the surplus of pesos in European and Asiatic coun tries, which could be procured at about 40 cents and imported at a net profit of the difference up to 50 cents gold. The seizure of Granados's money was based on a suspected violation of this law- Federal court authorities this morning announced that the investiga tion against Granados had produced nothing further than his possession of the money, hence his release after a 24 hour detention. - " 4" FIVE TRAIX ROBBERS , ESCAPE FROM PRISOX. v Leavenworth, Kans., April 21. 41 Five train robbers serving life ? sentences escaped today from the 4 federal prison, near here. Within Hf Hr a short time two of the men were recaptured and at 11 a. m. three fr 4- others were surrounded in the Crush within a short distance of & the prison, and it is believed all 4. 5 will be taken. a ' ' 4- -51 $ FALLS TO DEATH. Shreveport, La., April 21. J. J. Fish er, a well driller, fell from the top of a derrick and was instantlv killed in Caddo City today : REPUBLICANS AFTER SCALP OF CECIL LYON San Antonio, Tex., April 21. The Republican association of Texas Is meet Ing here today, Duncan Mackny, of San Antonio, presiding-. Delegates from nil the largcrcltles aud many smaller 'ones are attending. The resolutions adopted request the Xational Republican executive com mittee to appoint n ub committee to Investigate party affairs la Texas in an effort to oust Cecil Lyon from the party management. The meeting today decided to recognize no negro delegates but permit them to have an affiliated organization. ' " ' BaBies Take Tke Lead THIS is a little story of a, child whose heart is right and wlio3e hanil knoweth charity: It is Thursday morning .very very early. He i only two years old and not high enough to see over the counter of The Herald office. He walks sturdily in and through the office ta the news department, with two silver dollars held tightly in a verv small fist. He look up confidently at the olerk. and his nursa lifts him so he can se? 'behind the works. He insists on h inding the clerk hi3 two silver dollar-, with his tfwn dimpled hands, and the nurse explains that this i; master Bertram Heil Hirsch and that he wants to contribute $2 of his own money to ''Help Save the Babies." Little Max Fischer Krakauer sends $15 to the fund, and this brines the total so far subscribed up to $101.50. So less than $400 is needed (i ad dition to what the city and county may do) to insure carrying on . the work of babv saving during the hot months. '" The appeal is verv personal and real. Have vou ever watched tlw long night through over the bedside ofa.sick babv? "Cannot yquyrfve a dollar or two to spare some mother this terror? " '-" FROGS WILL KILLED Prosecution and Defence In Hyde Case to Demonstrate Poisoning to Jury. EVIDENCE LOST BY PEOSECUTION Defence G-arris Possession of It and Creates Courtroom Sensation. Kansas City, Mo., April 21. Dogs and frogs are expected to play an fcaportast part In convicting or freeing Dr. Hyde on the charge of murder. The state has Renounced its intention of demonstrat ing the action of strychnine by poisoa ing a frog with the drug before the eya of the jury. I Tbxieologists have been employed by the defence to poison s:x dogs for the purpose of stuaying" the effects of strychnine upon them. Some canines be- i ing- given one-fifteenth of a grain of strychnine four times a day others to reteive a. saumivi. aiuuuui ui 'me yuisuxi. Some dogs will be permitted to die Irom the drug and others will be killed and the digestive organs of the animais used by the defence in presenting its case to the jury- Sensation In Court. A stormy court room scene In which many lawyers addressed the court at the same time, bandied charges of un fairness among themselves, the bond of Dr. Hyde was almost revoked, and at torneys for the defence threatened, upon certain conditions, to attempt impeach ment of state witnesses, marked the Hyde murder trial thLi afternoon. And the trouble arose over an attache of prosecutor Conkling's office losing the grand jury notes on the testimony to Dr. Walter S. Haines and 42 other state I witnesses. A woman found the notes and gave them to Frank P. Walsh, chief counsel for Dr. Hyde. Xo PoIsor la Viscera. These notes, according to Mr. Walsh contain statements of Dr. Haines that no cyanide of potassium was found In the viscera of Col. Swope and that not enough poison was found in Chrisman Swope's viscera, to cause death. "If Dr. Haines swears on the witness stand to any alleged facts other than these, he will be prosecuted for per jury," said Mr. Walsh. Perjury is a capital offense in 'a. murder case. Prosecutor Conkling admits this is the testimony Dr. Haines gave before the grand jury, and avers that later the chemist found traces of cyanide of potassium in both viscera. He will testify to this, says Mr. Conkling. Attorney Walsh declared he had in his possession papers containing notes of the testimony of Dr. Walter S. Haines given before the grand jury which showed that the scientist had declared that n6v cyanide of potassium was found in the stomach of Col. Swope. These papers, Mr. "Walsh said, had been found in a street by a woman and turned over to him. Refuges to Answer. Mr. Walsh's assertion followed a de- mand of the court for Mr. Walsh xo te!i whether ha had in his possession papers belonging to the state. "I refuse to, answer," shouted Walsh. "Then brinjr in the iurv." said ludere -Latshaw, striking the desk with his fist Mr. Walsh ru3hed forward to tha bench and made his startling- statement. The order for the jury to be returned was rescinded. "A man holding papers belonging to the state is no better than a thief," said the court hotlj. Pointing toward the jail adjoining VVWUUUUCU WU -STtlfiC J rnnnfltiMnl mm T ..