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El Paso, Texas,
September 12, 1910 - 12 Pages
b El Paso Fair
1 October 29th To
Nov. 6th, 1910
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Numerous Deaths in Automobiles, Boats and Accidents
in Aeroplanes Daughter of Former Governor of
California Is Killed in Auto Airships Fall in
Trees and Ocean and Pleasure Boats Over
turn With Fatal Sesults.
San Rafael. Calif.. Sept. 12. Miss
Florence Pardee, eldest daughter of
former governor George G. Pardee, of
California, was killed Sunday in an au
tomobile accident at Corte Madera. The
machine went over the embankment
and Miss Pardee was thrown out. sus
taining injuries from which she died
Two Injured In Auto.
Omaha. Neb., Sept 12. In an auto
mobile accident on the track of the
Omaha speedway. Sunday afternoon, a
man was seriously and another slightly
injured. As Floyd Doherty, driver of
one of the cars, was rounding the three
quarters turn in the fourth lap of the
25 mile race, the exhaust pipe of his
machine became detached and, falling
into the driving chain, brought the ma
chine to a sudden stop. Doherty was
thrown violently to the ground. Henry
X.eFrentz, mechanician, also occupying
the car. was but slightly hurt. The
car, however, was practicaly demolish
ed.' Two Killed In Auto.
Nahant, Mass., Sept. 12. Albert E.
Hanna aged 38 years, of Lowell, and
Mrs. Fannie Reed, wife of Chas. I. Reed,
a manufacturer of Nahant, were killed
and Herman Stegeman, of Jamaica
Plains, was slightly injured when an
automobile in which they were riding,
crashed into an electric light pole on
the Nahant road early Sunday.
New York, Sept. 12. Frederick J.
Quinby, an amateur aviator, who lives
at Babylon, N. Y.. took out his biplane
at sunset Sunday for a flight across
country to the home of a friend who
had invited him over to take tea. The
trip was without incident, but in at
tempting to alight on the lawn in front
of his friend's house, he fouled a tele
graph pole and dropped GO feet to the
ground, dislocating, his left shoulder
and suffering internal injuries.
Airship at Element's 3Iercy.
Topeka, Kas., Sept. '12. Harry Ginder
Hold Up Two Officials Near
the Town of Cananea and
ARE NOW IN JAIL
Cananeat Mexico, Sept. 12. Saturday
while superintendent; A. N. Haas-r and
cashier Paul Probert, of the Calumet
and Sonora Mining co.npany. wro on
their way to the miae with the week
ly pay roll, they were held up and
relieved of the money nnd their hoiS2S.
The holdup was a -larmg one. being
done in broad daylight at a point In
the road hardly out of the city limits.
"While riding along at a fiir trot the
men noticed two Mexicans earning to
wards them, walking but th.y paid
no attention to them, as it 's not un-us-ual
to pass natives on foot m the
road. When alongside the horses the
two natives grabbed the bridles and
shoved guns into the stomachs of the
two surprised men and commanded
them to alight from their mounts.
Their wishes were complied with, the
Mexicans mounted the horses and made
away towards Puertocitos. The pay roll
amounted to about $2500 Mexican
money. It was to be used to pay off
the men for the past week's labor.
Houser and Probert hastened to
town and notified the officials and ru
rales, the latter taking after the holl-
men wltnin a snort time. nuu-i
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ROBBEflS TAKE ELECTION
SHE i I
TWO SHOT OVER
1-ucson, Ariz., Sept. 12 1. C. PnSe and Lauro Cordero, two Spanlsh-Amer
lean Republicans, were shot and dangerously wounded early this morning while
at a Democratic distribution of beer.
Policeman Hillmcn and Roller, both Democrats, were arrested by con
stable Mills, following the shooting, bothe charged with assault with deadly
Hlllmnn was released on bond and
Cordero, who Is expected to live.
nin oiniiiiiii rnn Ti'ir no
olb ufitiiiiifiiL run i nt ruin
Frank Rich Is stil getting good things for the fair. He is in Denver to
day and has jubt closed Tilth a carnival company, the biggest that eer came
to El Pa.o, to show here throughout the fair and exposition -week. This will
lie in addition to th hi: opening with Bffalo Bill's "Wild West." He wired
as follows Sunday night from Denver:
"I have contracted with the C. AV. Parker carnival shoivs to be at our
fair. It's a big outfit 20 big shovts on 20 cars.
There ought to be fun enough for all El Paso and all our Istors.
made a flight in a Strobel airship here
last night, pitched and tossed about at
the mercy of a brisk wind from the
southeast, barely missing the top of a
house and landing in a tree, a mile
from his starting place. Shortly after
he rose into the air, the rudder on his
Biff Aviation Prize.
Paris, France, Sept. 12. The munici
pality of Paris proposes to offer a prize
of $20,000 to the French aviator mak
ing a flight with a passenger from
Paris to Brussels and return on the
occasion of the visit of the city fathers
to Brussels on September 26.
Drops In Irish Channel.
London, Eng., Sept. 32. Robert Lo
raine, the actor, who in the last few
months has developed into a daring
aviator, all but accomplished an aero
plane flight across the Irish channel
Sunday. Starting from Holyhead, Lo
raine directed his course to Dublin.
Although he had trouble with his en
gine, he goi within two miles of the
Irish coast. The break of a wire then
forced him to descend to the sea. He
swam ashore and his machine was
picked up by a steamer. It is 55 miles, i
FOUR DROWN IN
Aurora, 111., Sept. 12. Two girls, sis
ters, were drowned here Sunday when
a sail boat capsized in the middle of
the Fox river. Ida Voris, 16 years old,
and Delia, 14, disappeared under the
water before rescuers could reach them.
The two girls, with their sister,
Edith, and Arthur Hildebrand, were sail
ing, when a gust of -wind overturned
the boat. Edith managed to catch
hold of the boat until rescued. Hilde
brand swam ashore.
f Two Men Drown.
St. Louis, Sept. 12. A man and a boy
were drowned here Sunlay when .the
ferry boat Samuel B. Wiggins ran mio
and capsized the sail boat in which
they -were sailing on the Mississippi
river. A companion saved himself.
Whether Initiative, Ref eren-
dum and Recall Will Be j
Adopted, Before Voters.
IN MANY STATES
Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 12. Yhether
the initiative, referendum and recall
shall be a part of the organic law of
the new state of Arizona or await the j
decision of a popular vote subseauent
to the adoption of the constitution will
be decided today m the election of
delegates to the constitutional conven
tion. The Democratic and the Labor par
ties have declared for a constitution
establishing the principles of the initi- j
! ative, referendum and recall, as well
as the direct primary and the popular
election of United States senators,
while the Republicans, with the battle
cry "statehood first" are frankly for
a simple, short constitution, leaving
the other things to the vote of the peo
ple after Washington approves the or
ganic law of the new state. The Re
publicans claim a majority of two in
Fiftv-two delegates are to be
Both Democrats and Republicans are
claiming they will have a majoritv of
the delegates. The Democrats favor
the incorporation of the Initiative and
referendum and recall in the constitu-
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pending the condition of
New York, X. Y., Sept. 10. The banking firm of Kulin, Loeb & conroanv an
noimced today that the'y had disposed of the block of Rock Island preferred stock
recently acquired from the Pearson syndicate, to Phelps, Dodge & company, who
control the El Paso & Southwestern.
It is believed this indicates a closer community interest between the two sys-tp.ms
As a result of this purchase, it may still be possible
out his arrangement for a
the Rock Island and the Leh'eigh, to the Atlantic seaboard.
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Senatorial Hearing to Begin
in Chicago; Review "of
the Noted Case.
Chicago. 111., Sept. 12. The third sen
sational congressional Investigation
j authorized" at the last session of con
gress will begin on September lo, when
the senate committee on privileges and
elections, of which senator Julius Cea-
sar Burrows of Michigan, is chairman,
will meet in this city for the purpose
of investigating the wholesale bribery ,
charges in connection with the election
of senator William Lorlmer of Illinois,
to the United States senate.
The Ballinger-Pinchot investigation
and the Gore inquiry into the sale of
indian lands in Oklahoma, have both
occupied the attention of congressional
committees, and have developed some
sensational testimony. It is not be
lieved, however, that the Lorimer in
quiry will be devoid of sensations.
The fact that Lee O'Xeil Browne, the
Democratic leader in the Illinois legis
lature, has been on trial charged with
bribing members of the legislature to
vote for Lorimer, has intensified the
interest in the investigation.
Charges that senator Lorimer, better
known as the "Blonde Boss,' had been
elected to tne Lntied States senate
,,., ,,,, via -iiniocaif hrihprv nnd cor
ruption of Illinois state senators and
representatives, were first flung to the
world on June 30. Since then there
have followed wholesale indictments
of men who are alleged to have paid
the bribe money in the Interests of
senator Lorimer. of men who accepted
it and of the decision of the United
States senate to investigate the charges
thoroughly to determine if the junior
j senator from Illinois should be allowed
to longer grace tnat august Douy wnn
his presnee. '
Election a Surprise.
The election of William Lorimer to
the United States senate was a matter
of speculative gossip for months be
fore representative Charles A. White, of
St. Clair county. III., began hawking
his story of how he had been bribed
to vote for Lorlmer, among the news-
j papers and magazines. Lorimer was
contest had been in a hopeless dead
lock for days with the legislators de-
termined not to elect Albert J. Hop-
trine tr nnnMipr tprm i7 the United !
Finally Lorimer stepped in on the
scene, afiter governor Deneen had re-
i fused to be a candidate, and was elect
ed over Honkins by the aid of votes
! recruited from the ranks of the Demo
After Lorimer had taken his seat in
Washington and everything appeared to
have settled back to a normal calm,
came the "confession" of representa
tive Charles A. White.
White plunged into his story with a
vengeance and within a few weeks al
most every politician in Illinois was
mixed up in the bribery scandal in
some way or other. The Democratic
politicians throughout the state were
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. UU1U 1BUUII f'JUSIlU wiwwis
through line from Mexico over
1. Senator William Lorlmer, of Illinois, whose election to the United
States nenate nns followed by sensational charges of bribery EHiionj members
of the Illinois IcgiMatnre.
i . Senator J. C. Burrows, of 3Iich5pin, chairman of the senate committee
on pri'iilcRcs and elections which will conduct the inquiry.
H. Representative Charles White, -whose statement that he had received n
bribe of $1C00 to lote for Lorlmer, precipitated the Inquiry.
4. Lee O'Xeil Browne, Democratic leader in the Illinois le'sUlaturc, ivho
wa'H acquitted last vteck of the charge of bribing: members of the Illinois leg
islature to Aotc for senator IjOrlmer.
5. Senator Heyburu, of Idaho, a member of the InAestlpratinp; committee.
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iteung Mon Don Is Found in .
Front of His Home, His
Liver Cut in- Two.
j THEORIES OF BOTH
TONG- AND ROBBERY
All Chinatown was thrown into a tur
moil of excitement early Monday morn
ing. Lying near the entrance to his
quarters in A. B. C. alley in the rear
of the St. Charles hotel on Santa fv
street, was tne body of Leung Mon Don,
a well known ChiDese "restauranteur,
who was one of the owners of the New
England restaurant on Stanton street.
The dead Chinaman was clashed with
a sharp knife, and, after the Chinese
fashion of murder, his liver was cut in
two and a part of it found on the
ground near the body. A bloody knife
with a razor edge was found a short
distance from where the body lay, and
the sheath for it was found in the rear
of the St. Charles notel. where it had
evidently been thrown by the assassin
before the murder was committed.
(Supposedly the outcome of the war o
tongs which has been disturbing the
peace and tranquility of trans-Overland
street Chinatown, the killing of Leung
Mon Don had precipitated what prom
ises to be a veritable bloody war of the
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Globe, Ariz., Sept. 12 Francis W. Turner has neen arcsted In connection
vvlth the murder of J. A. Thompson and the vounding or D. liennett, last
After a fight betvieen Turner and Bennett, In -which the latter vtas
wouuded, the lifeless body of Thpmpson, who was Bennett's room mate, was
found nearby. Apparently Thompson had been dead fhc hours.
Officers belle c Thompson vt as murdered and Bennett attacked vlth rob
bery as the motive, the criminal having planned to take t"o lives to obtain
a -week's vages paid the men at the local smelter.
for Dr. Pearson to carry
his road, the boutnwestern,
been the bane of San Francisco's police
department for the past two months.
Policeman Finds Body.
The body of the dead Chinaman was
found at 5:30 oclock Monday morning
by policeman Juan Alderete in the al
Ity at tne rear of the Star stables. 110
114 West Overland. A trail of-blood
was seen for 20 feet. The body waa
lying on the left side, but It was at
once seen that the man had been
stabbed. Investigation showed that he
had been slashed on the left side, the
knife blade severing a piece of the
liver which was lying on the ground
beside the corpse.
Officer Alderete at once telephoned
for the patrol wagon, which carried tne
body of the dead man to the police sta
tion, where it was viewed by justice
McClintok, after which it was removed
to the undertaker's.
Started Home Early.
According to the empioj es of the New
England restaurant, which is locatett
opposite tlu- Austin & Marr block on
Stanton street, Leung Mon Don. left
his place after oclock Sundav even
ing, supposedly to go to his quarters
In the alley, which is known as A. B. C.
alley, where a number of Chinese, ne
jrroes ind X' -ic ans live. Leung "nad
apartment K. in this alley, where he
had made his home for a number of
years. It is known that it was th
deceased Chinaman's custom to take
the day's receipts from the restaurant
with him when he went home at night,
and the police are working on the
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Evangelist Head, who has been
preaching in a tent for several days
without attracting any very great
amount of attention, sailed in Sunday
. ,i,.- v.. liTnaiitK-fit Vifs wai,'. He
waded into the merchants for holding a
meeting Sunday morning and, not sat-
f eSaef Tnat-
tacked the Y. M. C. A-, an organic-
tion which the best men of El Paso
have built up to give their young men
and bovs some wholesome amusement
and entertainment. This was followed
. . . ,- ... .mo.r. rf the fMtv i
those who dance. j
"Whatsoever a man soweth. that J
shall he also reap' was ine ie-i
the sermon, and the minister seemeu
to be working like a harvest hand
in -n effort to sow seeds of dissen-
sion and discord. He did not stop az
ott-itrino. tihP merchants ana tne i- -i.
A., but he attacked dancing and de-
clared that it breeds fallen women. He
did not curse eating or sleeping as a
sin- . x.
Inasmuch as it is a safe prediction
that over half the women of El Paso
are those who enjoy dancing, the re
i -r Vij rovorpnri Mr. Tent )
t. u ' aa or,r,,,. to make a de- I
cided hit with his audience, any more
than did the assault upon the Y. M. ;
C A. on which the good men of El
PasV'have spent $150,000 in an effort j
to surround the boys of the town with j
proper environments for innocent
The preacher said: "You let a man
drinking and everybody knows
that he will reap drunkenness, an un
happy home, poor wife ana cnnaren.
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in" and you will reap fallen women
and fallen men. for one is as bad as
I another in God's sight.
"You women sow card playing in
FOR FALL TERM
'Good morning, teacher, dear!"
Blue Mondav-sehool becpns. All the
little students "of El Paso this morning
toddled off to teacher. At 8:45 each
was ai ms aeK ana s.ui " -;
cycle or woe and joy. acaxion enaea have been reported from towns
and school be-an two hijj eventa. cholera infected district In south
It will not be possible to fxrve the total ' ' -t ,
enrolment until all schools have reported eaSieri- -1
to the supennxenaent.
BIG STRIKE OF OAL
MIXERS IS ABOI'T ENDED.
Kansas City, Mo, Sept. 12. Operators
in the Southwest Coal Mining district,
today ratified a contract agreed upon
last week. The miners ratification con
vention will be held Thursday and it is
expected that the mines will be open
and 35,000 miners, who have been on a.
strike for -months, will be at work Fri
day. TEXA' MEETS DEATH
ON HORSE AT PlCXIC
San Antonio, Texas. Sept. 12. A pic
nic was turned into mourning at "War
ing, near here, by the instantaneous
deat'n of . Pjicbnrd Haufler, who was
thrown from a horse and killed while
horse racing with his brother.
The horse the young man was riding
became uncontrolable and pitched for
ward, dashing him against a tree. Hauf
ler was 21 years old.
CVXAXEA AGEXT NOT REMOVED
aco, Ariz.. Sept. 12. It was a mis
take, the report that Wm. Farrell had
been removed from duty as agent at
Cannnea. He is still on duty and so
far as known, tnere has been no idea
in official circles of making a change
in agents at that place.
ROB A STEAMSHIP
Harbin, Manchuria. Sept. 1". A b nd of brigands disguised as pasiesers,
held up a Russian steamer south of this port today and, after a desperate Hskt
oercamc the crew and robbed the passengers.
In defending the vessel, the owners, two Russians, were killed sad many of
the Chinese crew wounded, a were a number of Chinese passengers wko of
A gunboat has been sent in pursuit. I
The HerakFs Business Methods
El Paso, Texas, Septr. 8, 1910
Herald News Company: ' .
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your ihomes and you reap a harvest of
gamblers that will break your heart.
Sow Sabbath desecration and you will
reap lawlessness and immorality. If
there is a city in Texas that needs
Sabbath oobservance it s this.
"Sunday morning at 10 oclock the
merchants of your city met in the
chamber of commerce to make plans
for the excursion here this week- That
is a disgrace to your town and you
good people should let those men know
what you think of it If that isn't
putting money before God I don t know
what it is. And yet a woman came
whining around me this week and
said: 'Mr. Head. I don't think you.
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th other nisrht about Idolatry, be
cause I am satisfied that there is not
a man in the city that has money as
ms uoa iwuui . o
uii. u j-w "" "- .".-
In speaking of gambling the preach
er made a reference to the local T. M.
C. A. This is what he said: "You
pass by your5 Young Men's Christian,
association, and on one side of the
corner stone you read, 'Quit ye like
men and on the other you read Y. IT.
Then look through the window-
iust below the stone and you will see
a pool table and bowling- alley where
your boy is being taughx to gamble.
If you have to have such places I say
you ought not to stamp them with
Christ's name. '
In speaking about temperance and
pro-hlbition the preacher made a refer-
ence tostatewide prohibition and said
;4ne nupea me tunc .o -. .-.
I man couia not gex a. unuu. iu. auj -j.i.
to the state and said the statement of
whisky men that there was not a city
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in tne """"J .
prohibition was a lie.
Tine meetings wui in an p"""
i ciose neBuwu.., 'b"u
CHOLERA m EUROPE
Paris. France, Sept. 12. The cnolera
situation in Naples is growing serious
There were 12 new cases and eight
deaths in that city yesterday.
Rome. Italy, Sept. 12. During the
. . 4 honrs four new cases and five
TO IXSPECT EL PASO
Washington, D. C. Sept. 12
The treasury department today
designated E. C. Robinson and
J. C. Planet, site agents to in
spect sites for federal buildings
in Texas ati the following towns:
Atlanta, El Paso, Huntsville,
Bryan. Belton, Nacogdoches,
Longview, Ennis. Stanford, Bay
City, Yoakum, Beeville, Uvalde,
Robinson and Planet leave
here the last of this week.
& TWELVE MEET DEATH
.,$ IX TUXXEL ACCIDEXT.
$ Jersey City, N. J., Sept. 12. -
& Twelve deaths have now re-
suited from the fall of rock at
$ the west end of the old Erie
tunel in Jersey City yesterday,
the twelfth victim dying tMs
morning- Ten other workmen
$ are recovering from injuries.