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EI Paso, Texas,
Monday Evening,
July 11, 1910 - - - 12 Pages
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Herald Prints It First
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Decline to Write New Busi
ness at the Figures Fixed
by the State Commission.
Senator Hudspeth Thinks It
Will Be Necessary to Wait
For Legislature.
The insurance companies have played
their trump card. In. circular letters
sent to the El Paso local agents, the
insurance companies doing 'business in j
Texas have notified, their El Paso rep- !
resentatives that ifhey -will not renew
policies expiring after July 11, where the
property to be insured is either a mer
cantile risk or is exposed by a mercan
tile rfek.
Neither are the agents allowed to i
write new policies on the mercantile
risks under the revised rates which "were
announced by the state fire rating board
on June 28, and any renewals -which tad.
already been made upon policies due to !
evnirp on nr after the llch are ordered
to be canceled and the policy returned J
to the eompanr marked "spoiled.-"
The reason given bj" the insurance
companies for this radical action is tJiat
thev have been unable to satisfy them
selves that they can afford to assume
the risks at the rates which were or
dered by the rating board.
This "means that El Paso merdiants
whose insurance policies -will empire in
the immediate future will be deprived
f insurance until the legislature takes I
some action at its special session on
Julv 19, or the insurance companies de
cide to accept tsxe new business at the
reduced rates. Isot all of the local
agents in El Paso have received these
notifications, but it is vhought that the
action of the insurance companies is a
concerted one and will include all of
the companies doing business
in the j
There seems to be no immediate relief
for the insurance situation, and a num
ber of business men wiH be deprived of
insurance protection. The mutual com
panies are not able to carry a sufficient
amount of insurance to offer an ade
quate means of protection -for- the heav
ilv insured business district, the local
agents say. while little or no aid from
foreign companies can be expected, as
these same agents say that all of the
reliable companies are now operating in
Senator Claude B. Hudspeth stated
Monday morning that no relief could
be obtained by means of a, temporary
in function restraining the companies
from canceling their policies or refusin"
to write new business The insurance
law under "which the companies are now
operating, Senator Hudspeth said, was
framed for the eonpanies arid it is his
opinion that it would be impossible to
enjoin the companies under the existing
Houston, Texas, July 11. Fire Insur-
Circulation Counts
"You can fool some of the people some of the time,
part of the people all the time, but you can't fool all
the people all-the time."
Number inches advertising in The El Paso Her
ald, Saturday July 9 .1805'
Number inches advertising in the El Paso Times.
Sunday, July 10 .1268
Number inches favor El Paso Herald 537
All newspapers are! patronized according to their cir
culation. Low advertising rates means Small Circulation.
TTT Oa The El Paso merchants pa
1 lie IxeaSOIl tronize The El Paso Herald so
much more than the Ei Paso Times is because The El
Paso Herald
Which is 3 TIMES greater than the circulation of the
El Paso Times.
that the El Paso merchants are consistent in their
business methods.
is always ready to swear to its circulation before any
judffe or iurv.
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"New York, July 11. The suffocating- lieat wave still hangs over New York i
City, causing scores of prostrations. Twelve persons have died from heat In the
last 24 hours and 3 have prone Insane. Nearly a million persons visited the j
beaches Sunday. The whole Atlantic seaboard Is in the clutches . of hot
The goientment thermometer today shovred only 85 as against 92 at one
o'clock yesterday, but on the streets It is still blazing hot. One man Tras pros
trated while working on the Sixth avenue elevated railroad, fell against the
power rail and was shocked to death.
Boston, Mass., July 11. Sunday was the- hottest day of the year in Bos
ton, the official temperature being 3 degrees.. Tvto deaths and a score of pros
trations Trere reported. For the first time In Boston electric fans were used in
some churches Sunday.
Half a dozen prostrations from the heat In Boston and the immediate vi
cinity early in the day, are reported by the police and hospitals.
Philadelphia, Pa., July 11. Ten deaths and many prostrations occurred
Sunday as n result of the heat. The humidity was S5 during the morning hours
and the mean temperature for the day was S4. The maximum temperature was
93. Lcie in the afternoon a cool breeze from, the west brought relief and at C
p. m. the mercury had fallen to 77.
Washington, D. C, July 11. The nationalcapital sweltered Sunday in tor
rid heat which caused one death and four prostrations. On Pennsylvania ave
nue the thermometer registered 102 degrees.
Shreveporf, La., July 11. Mosquitoes are decimlnting cattle and running
people out of portions pf Calcasieu parish, according to a statement mede this
morning by Ben Ingorf, deputy nted States marshal, who returned from a trip
Many lumber mills have been forced to close and many homes have been
abandoned. Drugs and smoke are being used on the passenger trains pass
ing through the region, but to small avail. The visitation of insects is de
clared the worst in 25 years.
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Reports from the upper valley of
been general In that section. Reports
a short while Sunday night 2000 second feet of water was going over the
dam at Leasbur-g and this water will pr obnbly reach the EI aso valley Tuesday
nnd will be Immediately turned Into irrigation ditches. The overflow at the
dam, however, wag of short duration and none Is going over the dam Mon
day morning, though the canals are cnrryiHg a considerable volume of water.
ance agencies here announced this
morning the receipt of positive instruc
tions not to write policies for risks in
cluded in the new schedules by the re
cent order of the fire rating board of
Texas. This order of the companies
becomes effective today. The same con
dition prevails throughout the state
and is likely to continue until re
lieved by some action at the special ses
sion of the legislature, which will con
vene at Austin July 19. The opinion
is expressed here today that the in;,
surance law will be remodeled through
out by the legislators.
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4 Pittsburg, Pa., July 11. After
4 weeks of wrangling, a full re-
4 count -of all the 172 ballot boxes
$ in the 13th congressional dis-
4 trier was begun today. In the re-
4i cent primary election the returns
fri showed that congressman Dal-
4 zell had a majority of 197 over
; Dr. Robert J. Black. Black's
J adherents claim the recount will
4 show that Black has a ma-
4 jority of nearly a thousand
over Dalzell.
the Rio Grande Indicate that rains have
of the reclamation service state that for
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The Republicans expect to have a
county ticket in the field. Chairman
u. o. uucu uw uu ttuvciuaouicui in j.hc
Heram today calling on ail nepuDiicans
to participate in the primaries on July
23, the same date as the Democratic
primaries, and in the convention " on
July 30, following.".
The Democratic campaign has reach
ed the affidavit stage and promises to
become acute before the two weeks
j-et remaining before the primaries roll
Candidates Who Spent Sunday In City
Leave for Appointments; David
son Speaks at Many Places.
Dallas, Texas, July 11. Yesterday
there were four candidates here; today
j there is but one. R. V. Davidson spent
,, most of -the day here, but made automo
.j, bile trips to Piano, and Richardson,
., where he spoke, returning this after
j, noon to be on hand for an address to
the voters here tonight.
Senator Bailey is also here today, hav
ing remained over Sunday. There was
a conference this morning-, at the South
land hotel by Davidson supporters. Sev
eral of Poindexiter's friends conferred
with BaHey at the Oriental hotel. Noth
ing in the way of a prepared state
ment was given out and the conversa
tion of the political leaders to news
paper men this morning dealt almost
entirely with glittering generalities ..
- MAN AGED 75.
Parkersburg, TV. Va., July 11.
Charged with the murder of
his lifelong friend and nelgh-
bor, Christopher C. Brinker, 75
-& years old, Jonas Seesa farmer,
aged 55, of Standing Stone,
"Wirt county, was placed in
jail here.
Sees, It is charged, shot down
Brinker in the doorway of the
latter's home when Brinker
came there and the two men
engaged In a quarrel over busi
ness matters. The top of Brin
ker's head was blown off by a
charge from a shotgun in the
hands of Sees.
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Washington, D. C., July 11.
At the census bureau this after
noon the following figures in
Texas population were available:
Potter county. 12,424; city of
AmarilloJ S957; Clay county,
17,043; Young county, 13,657.
Amarillo's census at the last
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taking, 10 years ago, was 1442.
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Madrid, Spniu, .July 11 Antl-cleri cnl mctings continue to he held In
Mndrld, SaraRosn, Tarrnjrone and Toledo.
At Barcelona a petition signed by 2 2,000 women wns presented to the gov
ernor of that city endorsing the government's religious policy.
At Granada, in Andalusia, n gntherlnjr of Catholics was attacked by antl-clcricals.
Havana, Cuba, July 11. What is believed to have been an attempt at widespread uprising against the gov
ernment was frustrated today by the arrest of Col. Jorge Yalera, a mulatto, and six other persons, most of them
negroes. . ,
The men arrested were on their way to Vieja Bermeja in the province of Matanzas, to which place a trunk
containing arms and ammunition and dynamite had been shipped from Havana.
Letters and documents found on the prisoners are believed to implicate many others
Mayor and Sheriff Who Al
lowed Mob to Lynch a Man
Are Closely Questioned.
Columbus, Ohio, July il. Governor
Harmon at noon suspended mayor Her
bert Atherton of Newark for 30 days
pending an investigation of his action
during the rioting Friday, which re
sulted in the lynching of Carl Ethering
ton, a "dry" detective.
It is expected that the governor will
suspend sheriff Linke immediately on
receipt of the charges against him,
which are on their way from -the citi
zens of Newark.
Newark. Ohio, July' 11. Formal
charges against sheriff Linke for fail
ure to stop the lynching 0f detective
Efcherington last Friday were, made to
day, papers 'being signed bi' common
pleas judge GharlesSeward and others.
The charges were immediatelv torwarded
to governor Harmon. Judge Seward has
issued a venire for a special grand, jury
to 'meet next .uonaav to investigate tine
''his i5 ms teen for 3ars in the
rd tofayt .and j officials of the
citv and coimtx OPCnlv connive at vio-
lation of the law. The law abiding ele- !
ment has determined to see that the
lynchers are punished.
I Harmon Causes Consternation.
I The sudden arrival of governor Har-
mnn late Sinirfav mfternoon wrmifrhr wn-
i sternation aniomr the citv and county I
officials who are threatened with im-I
i peaebment as a result of Friday night's j
' lynching. "
UUVttUIOr -QUrJllUII. Ull. UCU. ev-
i lrecht, secretary Lon, ami Lieut. Ben I
Lhamberlain, ot the governors staff, ar
rived at the coroner's jury in an anto at
3:15. Their arrival was absolutely nn- j
heralded and tne officials were taken
completely by surprise. The governor i
demanded to be taken over the battered '
jail, and for 30 minutes he and his staff ,
examined the structure minutely, sheriff I
William Linke explainin- in detail every ;
step of the mob. Ihe governor person
ally tested bars and examined locks.
following wie survev. ne oraerea sner- j
nr ljinKe to summon prosecuting attor
ney Phil B. Smyth and the mayor. Her
bert Atherton.
On tiheir arrival the party held a star
chamber session.
"I will have to take time to consider
this matter more thoroughly and an'
comment I have to make will be given
from the governor's office in Columbus,"
wns the governor's onry statement to
the reporters.
Sheriff Linke and mayor Atherton r'e
luctantl' discussed the meeting.
"The governor questioned me as to
why 1 did not stop t-h mob b' firing
if necessary," Linke said.
"I told him that I was inexperienned
in mob procedure and did not realize
the seriousness of tlhe situation until
after the door had been battered down.
T then looked out and saw facin'r me
500 guns. In addition there were dozens
of women and children in the jail 3-ard.
"Had T ordered the boys to fire into
the yard, the slaughter would have been
frightful and my family, as well as my
self and my deputies, would have been
murdered. He asked me why I did not
spirit the bov awav in the afternoon. I
told him I did not realize the daner
then. He usked many other questions,
but I answered them all."
IMaj'or Atherton declared that Mr.
Harmon questioned him relative to the
recent alleged nonentorcement of the law
and ins janure to can xor troops wnen I
,..., . 11C t
he learned the true situation.
! "I told Mm tliafc I was enforcing the
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and that after I addressed t'he mob,
pleading with them to, disperse, I went
home and went to bed and thought they
would do likewise." t
The nuu-or said both of the officials
told the crovernor that, although thev
iai fnce(i the mob at different times
during tbe evening, they failed to rec-
ognize a single face among the partici-
"Vfttvo'rlr moonle l)plievr t.Tm tho trrw- !
ernor's hurried visit presages the susTien-
son of the sheriff, and
perhapa the
Manila, P. I., July 11. In fear of the 4.
effect which they might have on the
Filipinos, the municipal board of Ma
nila has prohibited the exhibition of the
Johnson-Jeffries pictures.
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Mrs. Frank Gould Weds Again
New York, Jnly 11. Plans were completed today for the wedding of Mrr
Helen Kelly- Gould, former -ivife of Frank J. Gonld, to Rnlph Hill Thomas,
nephew of "Washington B. Thomas, president of the American Snsrar Refining:
The ceremony probably villi take place late today. Only afeTT personal
friends will be in attendance. The honeymoon vrill be spent touring' England in
an automobile. l
Eau Claire, Wis., July 11. More' than three million dollars damages have
been done by forest fires In northern "Wisconsin In the last three vreeks.
So far as known there has been no loss of life, but the homes of more than
300 families were destroyed last week and there was much suffering.
New York, July 11. Hundreds of ne
groes gathered at the Grand Central
station today to welcome Jack .lonnson,
but the Twentieth denturv limited,
bearing the champion, was delayed sev
eral hours by a wreck near Albany.
The crowd, however, remained.
The police would not permit a pa
rade and Johnson will be taken to the
West hotel, where he will be given a
reception by his friends. f
Hours before time for the train to
arrive, thousands' of negroes were
massed in the waiting room of the
Grand Central station and the streets
nearov. so great was tne crusn mat a
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number were knocked down1 and tram
pled upon.,4.4.
4 Trinidad, Colo., July 11. Dr.
fr H. T. Wiley, a wealthy resident
41 of Mineral "Vrells, Tex., walked
off a Pullman car while asleep
4 last night near Raiueyville on
the Colorado and Southern. His
t body was found today. Dr.
4 Wiley was missed nt Wal?sburg
J ind later a freight crew re-
i ported having heard cries while
J passing near Ramyville. Wiley
4 with his wife, was en route to
5 Colorado Springs.
41 His -wife and daughter are
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prostrated at the Antlers hotel
at Colorado Springs. They are
beinjr -cared for by AVilliaon Corn,
a Bear Creek, Colo., cattleman.
Wiley's sister, Mrs. J. M. Hen
demon, resides at Mineral
New York, July 11. Three trainmen
were, killed and a trainload of passen
gers badly shaken up when the North
ern and Western express on the New
York Central was wrecked this morn
ing near Newton Hook, nine miles
north Of Hudson.
The ivreck was caused by an engine
striking the door of a freight car5 that
had fallen on the track.
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Beverly, Mass., July 11. A brand
new angle was given to the visit of
William LKb, jr., to Beverly today. It
was reported that his talk with presi
dent JTaft this afternoon on the "gen
eral political situation," would in
clude the Payne-Aldrich tariff bill.
The 'president. It is believed, Is anx
ious that colonel Roosevelt should
make a careful study of the new law be
fore committing hlmlf In any way.
Th colonel undoubtedly has had an "in
surgent view" of the tariff pretty well
drilled Into him by Senators. Beveridge.
Barstow and LaFollette and others. Mr.
Taft, so the story goes, wants the colo-
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4. After thinking it was hot most
4. of the day Sunday. El Pasoans .
were treated to a real rain late
$ in the afternoon. The rain fell $
4, rather heavily for a time and 4"
ft drizzled for a couple of hours.
a. Col. N. D. Lane, the weather 4
4. man, says the total fall was 4
5t 0.59 of an inch. It cooled the 4"
air perceptibly and sleeping 4"
41 wa fine Sunday night, while 4
Monday morning the plants 4"
4. looked as happy and fresh as 4
4, school children on a holiday. 2
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it. Louis, Mo., Jly 11. The river steamer Cape Girardeau struck a snag:
muljMink to the bottom of the Mississippi river early today at Turkey Island,
50 mile .south of here. Ninety rasenjrers were aboard. As noon as the boat
hit the snug, the pilot headed her toward the shore. The boat sank close so
the bank, after the passengers had crowded ashore on the gangplank.
The boat was returning from Commerce, Missouri. Many of the passen
gers were women nnd children. They were asleep when the boat hit the ob
struction, but the alarm yrns instantly given and they were all taken ashore
In boats.
Leader of Viesca feifts of
Two Years Ago -Executed.
Many Others Imprisoned.
Mexico City, Mex., July 11. News
reaches here by mall of a riot in Pneb
la, state of- Pucbla, Mexico, on Thurs
day, as a result of the Mexican elec
tions held two weeks ago, in which,
two were killed and af number 'wound
ed. Gendarme No. 322 the Mexicans
number, their gendarmes like so many
cattle; they never go by names and
Jose Ruiz, a college professor, was
killed, while Capt. Jose Moreno, chief
of mounted police of Puebla. was so
seriously stabbed that he cannot live.
Many citizens were hauled off to the
hospitals with broken heads and
limbs, while the Puebla jail was filled
with men arrested.
The students of the Puebla univer
sity desired to pmitest at the manner
in which the elections had been held,
but were prevented by the authorities.
Finally last Thursday night a number
of the students and professors decided
to hold the parade of protest anyhow.
They did. The police were called and
failed to disperse the paraders. Then
the gendarmes came and the tigl-t
t opened. Tb,e mounted police, in reality
cavalry, were called. The fight lasted
two hours. After quiet had been re
stored nobody was allowed on t!e
street the rest of the night; and the
university was placed under guard.
People In the theaters were given per
mits allowing them to pass the gua-d
if they did not go In crowds. Reports
say that the town Is still under mar
tial law.
Viesca Raider Execrated.
News is received from Coahuiia that
Jose liugo, who led the rebellion two
j'ears ago when the town of Viesca
in Coahuiia was taken, was executed
at sunset Saturday. President Diaz
f declined to commute his sentence. Fif
teen others charged with the same
offense are sentenced for from four to
six years in the prison of San Juan
de Uloa, oft! Veracruz, the same prison
in which Leslie N. Hulburt and James
Mitchell, of Rochester, X. Y., known as
Richardson and Mason, the New York
life Insurance swindlers, are doing
time. Dr. C- H. Harter, formerly of
El Paso, is confined with them.
The revolutionists sentenced to pris
on are: Donaciano Estrado, Leandro
Rosales, Juan Montelongo, Roberto Or
tiz, Lucio Patricio Polenda, Eplgmenio
Escazeda, Felix Hernandez. Julian
Chainez. Jose Hernandez. Ernesto R.
Delgado, Andres Vailejo. Cardona, Man
uel Escobedo and Juan B. Hernandez.
On the night of June 24. 190S, a few
men residing in the vicinity of Viesca,
entered the town of Viesca and at
tacked the house of the jefe politico,
but he had been called to Torreon tho
night before and was not killed. The
police resented the attack and several
of them were killed. The postoffice
and federal stamp offices were broken
into and rifled. A larage amount of
money was taken ami the rioters pro
ceeded to destroy a small" railroad
bridge whch delayed traffic.
RevolHtioR Attempted.
The news that a revolution had been
started caused consternation and prep
arations were hurriedly made to defend
Torreon against "the approaching
army." This "army" finally turned out
to be a body of about 60 men. many of
them ignorant peons led by foremen of
some of the ranches who had been In
spired by leaders in the .United States
stating the time for a revolution was
at hand. This was at the same time of
j the uprisings at Las Vacas and Pa
j lomas.
The small band never reached Tor
reon, as it was unable to find any fol
lowers along the line of march. As
soon as the report was heard that the
soldiers had been called out. the in-
. surgents disbanded and made for the
1 mountains, scattering as they ran. I
required several days for the soldiers
to capture the leaders and most of the
The judge of this district convicted!
most of the conspirators, sentencing
them according to their responsibility.

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