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October 26, 1910 --16 Pages
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Martin W. Littleton, Former
Texan, Uses Some Warm
' Words and Phrases.
SAYS TAFT IS IN
FOR A TRIMMING
New York, X. T., Oct. 26. Citing the
disparaging things that former presi
dent Roosevelt has .said about former
presidents of the country, Martin W.
Littleton said some rather harsh
things about Mr. Roosevelt last night
and predicted that Roosevelt- -would
soon put Taft in the class "with the
other "undesirables" -who have been
Littleton is a former Texan, exmayor
01 ine uoroagn 01 cruoKiyii, ana wi
running on the Tammany ticket for
congress in the Oyster 'Bay district.
In citing criticisms passed upon for
mer presidents by Roosevelt, Mr. Lit
tleton added that apparently another
executive and one of Mr. Roosevelt's
own creation, is probably awaiting his
place in "this hall of infamy."
"'He (Roosevelt) has not completed
his symposium of mediocrity," con
tinued Mr. Littleton; "he has not con
cluded his catalog of incompetents;
but there seems to be another presi
dent scheduled to fall under his con
demnation. There seems to be another
who will find his place with Buchanan,
the shifty and selfish politician; with
Tyler, -who was a politician of monu
mental littleness; with "YSan Buren, who
faithfully served the mammon of un
righteousness; with Jackson, who was
ignorant and headstrong; with Monroe,
who was a courteous gentleman of no
especial ability: with Madison, whose
incapicity brought shame and disgrace
to America in the war of 1812; with
Jefferson, the most incapable president
that ever filled the president's chair.
"This president who is awaiting, no
doubt, his place in this hall of infamy,
is one that Mr Roosevelt himself cre
ated. It is a pathetic picture of broken
friendship, it is a sad commentary up
on the stability of political alliances
to see a patient, just, earnest, plain
and rugged judge, who occupies the
position of president, almost crowded
out of his place and excluded from the
prerogatives of his office by a n.n
who continues to reign wherever and
over "whomsoever he may.
"Is it any wonder, then, that he
preaches new nationalism? Need one
be surprised at this strange doctrine"?
Having got his1 views respecting
eiglijt of the presidents of the United
States, and having surmised, his atti
tude toward a ninth, need we be sur
prised that he finds rib difficulty in
urging a radical change in the struc
ture of the government; a change
which is the strangest mixture of so
cialism and empire, a most unique no
tion of despotism and disorder.
"The vast region of Mr. Roosevelt's
political economy he lias peopled 'with
a law-made race of men and -women
who grope their way in the very fog
of diffuse and unrelated powers. In
the wide range of his active mind he
has never encountered a structure of
authority -which he would not change.
a form of government which he would
not alter, a society which he would
not transform. In the long reacn of
a form of government which he would
his ample and enriched years he has
never met with a philosopher whom
he would not advise, a teacher whom
he would not instruct, a soldier whom
he -would not command, a king whose
scepter he would not wield, a book
which he would not rewrite, a religion
which he would not reorganize, a civ
ilization which he would not recon
"In government, bound by no law;
In life, bound by no policy; in inter
course, bound by no attachments; in
debate, bound by no record; in society,
bound by no conventions; in conduct,
ound by no tradition; in attack, bound
by no strategy; in retreat, bound by
no order; in ambition, bound by no
limit, he is tlje final, conclusive and
dogmatic answer to the riddles of the I
Opponent Says He Resigned
to Make Government -Pay
Buffalo, N. T., Oct. 26. John A. Dix
turned on his opponent, Henry L. Stim
son, last night and attacked his record
as Vae prosecutor of the sugar trust.
The Democratic candidate for gover
ner declared that the Republican nom-
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NEARL Y 200 DEAD IN
SOUTH ITALIAN TOWNS
Naples, Italy, Oct. 26. Walking
among the ruins of the former beauti
ful towns of this storm swept country,
the king is trying to comfort the peo
ple, but there is great grief, for, be
sides the property loss, the death list
is close to 200 and may run higher.
King "Victor Emanuel arrived here
unannounced today. His coming was
not -wholly unexpected, for his subject"
have learned that whenever there is
widespread suffering, his majesty is
sure to be found directing The work .if
relief. The populace greeted him "Trith
Claims That Sum From
Texas for Taxes Collected
on Territory in Dispute.
No Doubt of Right of New
Mexico to the Land West
' of the 103d Meridian.
Santa Fe, X. M., Oct. 26. Not only
will New Mexico insist upon the re
turn to the commonwealth of 600.U09
acres along the eastern boundary over
which Texas now exercises jurisdic-
on but Wl11 also ask for the P
ment of $10,000,000 and interest, the
aproximate sum of the taxes, l'censes
and other revenue collected from that
New Mexico may be Willing to take
El Paso county m exchange for the
To the question whetilier the surveyor
general of New Mexico had been con
sulted about the boundary dispute,
chairman Isldoro Armijo replied that
the surveyor general had nothing to do
with the proposition, but that the most
eminent legal talent, as well as all the
treaties, statutes and official descrip
tions had been carefully consulted.
Thomas B. Catron then carefully
went over the history of the boundary
dispute, elucidating clearly each step
and point. "Within 60 days after con
gress had established the boundary of
New Mexico to be the 103rd meridian the
legislature of Texas ratified it. There
never has been a change in this boun
dary. He then explained the socalled
Clark survey, which -was never com
pleted and wh 'h, instead of taking
the 103rd meridian -west of Greenwich
took the meridian west, from "Wash
ington, which threw the line 27.9 sec
onds farther wesl dark also failed
to take into consideration the varia
tion of the magnetic needle, and there
fore as his survey proceeded south
ward, it dipped farther and farther
-west so that -while only half a mile
too far -west at the point of starting,
it is from two to three miles west of ;
the 103rd meridian, where It joins New
Mexica's southern boundary.
Survey Never Completed.
The survey was never completed,
was never approved by the surveyor j
general and never ratified by congress.
Texas was paid $10,000,000 cash to re
linquish all Its claims west of the
103rd meridian. Therefore 600,000 acres
now under jurisdiction of that state
belong to New Mexico Catron de
clared. Similarly, New Mexico is entitled to
that land lying between he present
bed of the Rio Grande and the bed
of that river in 1S50, one-half to one
mile farther east, he said. If this land
does not belong to New Mexico, then it
belongs to Mexico, but certainly not
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of the Hio Grande was not caused by
its eatin& int Its bank but by re-
to Texas. That the change in the bed
vulslon or cutting across, was estab
lished by the court of private land
claims, he said. '
Survey Not Recognized.
v C. M.- Compton said that the govern
ment has shown clearly that it does
not recognize the Clark survey, for
it has refused to survey a strip three
miles wide this side of the survey be
cause of the claims of Texas, and does
not survey the townships along the
present border of Texas, to the great
embarrassment of the settlers.
J. W. Childers explained how the
Clark survey had been run only 161
mHes south of the point of beginning,
marked with monuments and then
dropped. He explained, how the town-
site of Texico had been first claimed
Dy a Texan, how he had foT the bene-
nt of the settlers made a subsequent
filing and ihow the general land office
had approved tt and he had "been
given a deed for it signed by president
Taft. He hoped that the effort to
shove the line three miles farther east
would succeed, for Texico would then
be the biggest town In New Mexico.
He warned the Republicans, however,
that the many people living on the
strip are all Bemocrats and would
help to make the new state Demo
cratic "I do not care whether they are or
not; they belong in New Mexico." re
torted Thomas B. Catron, and E. S.
Stover added: "Well convert them!"
Catron then said that neither president
Taft nor any other power can change
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make a definite estimate of the fatal
ities as a result of the tornado, tidal
wave and the volcanic eruptions uf
Mount Vesuvius and Mount Epolico. "
The known deaths are as follows;
Cetrara, eight; Vecete, 31; Majori, 20;
Casamicciola, Island of Ischia, 12;
Amalfi, 10; Resina, seven; Ladonna
Grazie, 19; Linori, four; Lacco Amem,
three; Monte Corvino, two; Torre Bel
ludelgreco, one; a total of 189.
.Thousands of persons are homeless
and it is a serious problem to provide
them with shelter, food and drinking
Expected That Men Who
Blew Up Times Will Be
ABE SUPPOSED TO
BE AT ACAPULCdT
San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 26. A spe
cial from Los Angeles says three
Times dynamiters will be arrested to
day when the Pacific Mail liner San
Juan reaches the port of Acapulco on
the Mexican coast.
According to a dispatch, which Is
said to be based on information re
ceived by the chief of" police of Los t
Angeles from the state department at
"Washington, the baggage of the three
suspected passengers has been seized
by the captain of the steamer, upon
instructions from secretary Knox.
The suspects are believed to be the
men who purchased the dynamite at
Giant, Cal., September 17.
Western Lumber Eates and
Central Western Cattle
Eates Held Up.
"Washington, D. O, Oct. 26. The in
terstate commerce commission today
suspended the tariff on staves, head
ings and lumber recently filed by the
transcontinental freight bureau, agents.
The proposed rates show considerable
advances over the present rates from
all eastern points -as far west as the
The rates are suspended until next
March, pending an inquiry as to the
The defendants Include all impor
tant interstate carriers in the "United
States, over 600 in number.
The proposed advances in livestock
rates between MpssiuxL ri veiv- ter
minal and "Mississippi river transfers
and Chicago are also suspended pend
ing a hearing respecting the reason
ableness of the proposed increase,
which? will be instituted in Kansas City
BANDIT ENDS LIFE
TO ESCAPE CAPTURE
Budapest, Hengary, Oct. 26. Em
merich Vi talis, the last of the famous
brigands, has shot himself to aiid
capture by" the authorities at St. Mr
For years he had murdered many
wayfarers but by the assistance of '.Is
friends and relatives, always man
aged to escape capture.
Early this snrine- 1a shnt n-nfi t-niwi
I his stepmother and a price was p'.icd
on his head. He escaped to the swamjs
and but a few days ago returned to
his home in disguise
He was reoir-
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ourrounaea m a small house h an
isolated part of the province' he ws
shot by one of the eendarUJ. H
then blew out hf? hrairiR wu. v.c -,.
reviver to eaca rnZ
rc . er to escape caPture-
TEACHER PAYS FOR
Champaign, 111., Oct. 26. Miss An
nie Kelly, of this city, formerly a
teacher of Tolono, has paid $1200 dam
ages to William Burke, of that torn
and has thereby ended the famius
school case In -which Burke sued M'3
Kelly and Sherman Cass, principal of
the school, for 1800.
Burke secured a judgment agairst
the two teachers on the ground that
they had injured his 14yearold son by
whipping him severely. The case v as
tried four years ago, but Miss Keliv
left the town and has just returned
after making the payment.
It is said the Burkes spent $5000 in
litigation to secure the judgment.
OVER BURIAL ORDER
Paris, France, Oct. 26. France is
excited over the report that the Vati
can will shortly Issue a prounounci
mont forbidding the burial from
churches and in Catholic consecrated
burial grounds of those who have not
received the sacrament the Easier
prior to their death.
Many believe that this will causj a
decrease in the number of Cathodes
and will hinder work of conversion In
Brighton,. England, Oct. 26. Tho
military dirigible Morning Post, pre
sented the British government by the
London Morning Post, crossed "ie
English channel this morning from
J Nantes, France, and 2:15 this after
noon, passed over Brighton on its ray
The dirigible was constructed in
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New York, N. Y., Oct. 26.
Hugo Rechards Garden, organ
izer and captain of the famous
Confederate Palmetto battery,
died in Southport, N. C, today
of apoplexy. Mr. Garden was a
lawyer in New York for 25
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Manila, P. I., Oct. 26. Two bands of Latobos tribesmen are depredating the west coast of Davao in south
eastern Mindanao island and have killed several planters, including Earl Gerr, an American.
All available troops "were ordered to the scene today and the tribesmen declare they will resist.
G-en. Pershing, commanding the department of Mindanao, will command the reinforcements, which are be
ing hurried to Davao.
The Matabos dattos declare their purpose of expeling all foreigners and Filipinos from the district.
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J-UJLL au JLX-ULUG, JULa'WL,
sea oir 01Z ae -ra1 iouowing an explosion on ooaru.
- .' s estimae(i that seventy persons were either killed or drowned. ,, . Iwenty
others were rescued.
Among those lost were 10 Haytien generals, who were on their way to take com
mand of several divsions of Iroops n the department of the north.
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Yice President Hudson Tells i
of Returning Prosperity
FEEL THE EFFECT
An activity in business such as Mex- j
ico has not witnessed since the bot-1
torn dropped out several years ago
exists in the lower republic, according
to C. R .Hudson, vice -president of the
Mexican National Railways, who spent
Tuesday in'jpl Paso. - --
-mbeKiexeftthatksa" railroad'is-tho beat
barometer of business conditions," said
Mr. Hudson. "The financial condition
of the National Railways, the unpre
cedented increase in business, indicates
to me that the country has c$mplotely
recovered from the recent business de
pression. "We have large orders for equip
ment in the hands of American manu
facturers," continued the vice presi
dent, "and this is not in anticipation
of more business than we have, but it
is absolutely necessary to take care
of the business which we already have.
The first of an order of 3200 new
freight cars, built on the latest par
tern, is beginning to arrive now.
New Locomotives Ordered.
"We also have an order in for 20
new modern Mallet locomotives, which
will be placed on the mountain divis
ions of the road. We also have ordered
several entire trains," said Mr Hud-
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tions on all lines Vh. t c,o-
., j . 7 ' :
& madeuate- a?nd. are replacng
old WOOden. brid&es with modt;r" stecl
, - v..v..
Mr. Muason said no improvements
were planned for this end cf tho line,
as the Juarez station was adequate
for present needs.
Extension to Del Rio. ,
Regarding the extension of the Na
tional Railways north from Allende. to
connect with the Orient at1 Del Rio,
Mr. Hudson said:"We will begii writ
on the extension just as soon as Mr.
Stilwell, the president ot the Orient,
commences building on the Bel Rio
branch. We will reach Bel Rio or the
boundary line as soon as the Orient
does, and the" Orient and National lines
will jointly build a steal bri-lge over
the Rio Grande at that point."
Mr. Hudson said that he did not
think any agreement would be made
between the Orient and the National
lines by which the Orient co::ld run
into Mexico City, but that cars would
be run through from Kansas City to
Mexico City without stop.
"The import and export business, ac
cording to government reports, show
a healthy business condition in the
republic," said Mr. Hudson.
TEXAS MAY HAVE TROUBLE'
SELLING NEW BOND ISSUE
Austin, Texas, Oct. 26. Owing to tne
fact that the state's new refunding
bonds carry only 3 percent interest,
Texas may have some difficulty in dis
posing of the $1,300,000 issue of bonds
of the denomination of $10,000 each.
They are gilt edged but the bond mar
ket is full and fours and fives are go
ing begging so that the threes will
likely lay Idle for some time before
they can be disposed of.
SEEKS INFORM A TION OF
POLICE,- IS ARRESTED
When Enseblo Aguilar .sought Information at the Ciudad Juarcx police
ntatlon Tuesday afternoon, he was promptly arrested on the charge of shoot
ing Octaviano Garcia Monday night.
Garcia Is ihe old soldier who was shot night before last In the doorway
of his home when summoned by a knoclc
Instead of receiving information about the importation of laborers,
Aguilar wat accused by commandant of police Ponce de Iicon of the shoot
ing TibJch occurcd the day before. He quickly denied his guilt, but was
jailed and he case recorded In the court of letters. The police were al
ready looking for AguIIar, and say he came to the station to avoid sus
picion. Garcia, whose right car and cheek were torn aiay by the. shot, Is con
fined in the public Infirmary.
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Paris, France, Oct. 2G. 31. Blanch
jivas nstantly killed.
Blanchard vras attempting to descend
Bours'Cs to Issy Lc Molineux.
Preamble to Constitution Is
Shorter Than That ef.
State of Texas.
Phoenix, Ariz., Oct. 26. A favorable
report on the initiative and referendum
is expected from the legislative cor:
mittee tomorrow. The Oregon plan
with additional details and no percent
of signatures will be recommended.
A provision prohibiting the "third
degree" in police operations and de
claring it to be a crime, was intro
duced in the constitutional convention
today as a part of the proposed decla-
ration of rights by delegate Ingraham
of Yuma. Iv forbids the-use of threats
or torture in efforts to obtain evidence.
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Delegate Wells of Prescott, a Re
publican, , introduced a proposition for
blddlng the consolidation of -competing
-railroads and any form of discrimina
tion by a combination of carriers He
also introduced a comprehensive
scheme of taxation.
Preamble Is Short.
The preamble, which is shorter than
that of any state in the union, was
adopted Tuesday afternoon by the
Arizona constitutional convention. It
contains only 19 Words, and is shorter
by one word than that of Texas. The
"We, the people of the state of Ari
zona, grateful to Almighty God for our
liberties, do ordain this constitution.'
There was .considerable debate pre
ceding the adoption of the preamble,
tne committee reporting: one mucn
longer than that adopted, it .being of- j
fered as a substitute when the matter!
came up in the committee of the whole, i
The century mark in nroDositions I
was nassed VRstprflnv nftprnnon when
the total reached 103, and it is ex
pected but a few more will be present
ed. One ralates to the bill rights and
declares against capital punishment
It was Introduced by Rev. J. E. Crutch
field of Maricopa county, who is a
Methodist minister. Another makes
stockholders of banks liable for the
debts and deposits.
Republicans Take a Hand.
The first participation by the Re
publicans in the actual making of the
constitution occurred Tuesday, when
W. F. Cooper and S. L. KIngan of
Tucson introduced propositions.- This
caused some surprise, as it had been
intimated by minority members that no
propositions would be introduced by
The convention is now making rapid
progress and leaders predict the initia
tive and rfprfnrlllTTl nrnvlcinn i-1 K
j cdopted this week. "
FOLLOW TRAIL OF
BLOOD FOUl MILES
Deputy constables Brown ana Fin
ley returned Tuesday nisrht from a
search southeast of town for an un
known man whom Ascento Soto told
justice McClintock that he believed he
had wounded Monday night. They fol
lowed a trail of blood for four miles to
the river, where the man crossed to the
According to Ascento, who lives in
Val Verde addition, he was aroused
Monday nignt by a noise at his goat
pen, and upon going to investigate, met
with a revolver salute. He returned
thi fire with a single barrel shotgun,
afier which he says several more shots
were aimed nt him. Tuesday morning,
Ascento missed one of his goats and
also found a trail of blood leading from
ard, an aviator, fell 100 feet today and
after a successful flight from
IS AMERICA II
STILL IN AIR?
Canadians Eeport Seeing
Lights St. Louisians
St- Louis, Mo., Oct. '26. An aban
doned &t?Jmoon has been found on the
shore of Lafee Superior near Port Ar
thur, Ontario, acc-ording to a message
received here today.
Rangers Find aJalloon.
Port Arthur, Ont, Oct. 25V5overn
ment forest rangers sent wold here
this morning that a balloon was seen
descending in the forest betweensthis
city and Black Sturgeon early tiiis
morning. A relief party will be seBt
.ttna .he aircraft, which the rangers
think may be the America II.
- - Canadian's Idle Dream.
St. Louis; Mo., Oct. 25-A. C. Guer
rard, mail clerk on the Canadian Pa
cific railway, running into Fort Wil
liams, Ontario, from the east, reported
on arrival there last night that ivhile
passing Quimette station, 43 miles I
east, he and two others noticed what
appeared to be the lirht of a balloon)
going due north at a height of about a f
miie. xney took it to oe the Amer
The receipt of the Fort Williams
dispatch caused the Aero club officials
to order Lewis Spindler, who is at To
ronto, to move his headquarters farther
west. It had been intended to work
from Chapleau, Ont., 3S3 miles east of
Not much credence, however, is
Placed Jn the Fort Williams report, ss
the balloonists should have landed a
yek ago, and it is not thought pos-
Slble that tfley have remained In the
I ar nine days.
TO HANG FOR A
Portland, Ore., Oct. 26. James R.
Webb, convicted last week of first de
gree murder for the killing of W. A.
Johnson in this city on June 20 last,
was sentenced to be hanged at Salem
on December 15.
The selection of- a jury to hear the
evidence against Mrs. Carrie Hersh, of
Seattle, charged with having been an
.accessary in the murder of Johnson has
The woman posed as Johnson's wife.
Webb murdered Johnson and the
couple took the dead man's money,
locked his body in a trunk and decked
it to another, town, when the baggage
man discovered it.
TAFT GIVES NEGRO A
HIGH OFFICIAL JOB
Washington. D. C, Oct. 2G. President Taft, it was stated today, aaa
decided to appoint a negro to the highest office in the executive branch of
the government ever held by a member of that race.
Wm. H. Lewis, at present assistant district attorney of Boston, Is to he
made assistant attorney general of the United States. Lewis Is a gradaate
of Amherst and Harvard, and -was center on Harvard's football 11 feur
years. He won the reputation of being one of the best men who ever
played In that position.
WANTS TO BE TRIED
PREFERS DEATH TO IMPRISONMENT
ON MURDER CHARGE
East St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 26. Leigh
Rhodus "the candy bandit," wants to
die; he prefers execution for murder
to incarceration for robbery.
'Rhodus was disappointed when in
formed that he would not be taken to
Chicago to, answer charges in connec
tion with the death of Dr. Michaels.
He reiterated his statement that he
would prefer hanging to indefinite peri-
ods in penitentiaries. Mrs. Rhodus, ap
parently has deserted her husband. She
refused to call' on him at the jail todaj-.
Rhodus related with some amuse
ment to the Chicago detectives how he
made a Chicago druggist kneel and
open his safe. "I robbed him just be
cause it looked so easy," said Rhodus.
jjfrozen North Except in a
Few Places Is No Longer
a Poor Man's Country.
OWN THE GOLD
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 26. The steames
Umatilla arrived from Nome today with;
511 passengers and 5250,000 In bullion
and was followed closely by the
steamers Victoria and Northwestern
each carrying xgoId and a heavy pas-
The exodus' from Nome marks tha
end of a romantic period in the his
tory of the famous gold camp. In tha
summer of 1900 20,000 persons were
assembled on the beach at Nome,
whose sands were rich in gold dust.
The camp has yielded $40,000,000 in
gold and will produce that much mora
in the future, but the rich dirt that
could be worked by hand has been
washed and the mining henceforth will
be done by dredges owned by large
Estimates of the number of persons
now in Nome range from 1000 to 1500.
There are nearly 2500 in the Innoko
and Iditarod districts, and several hun
dred in the diggings north of Nome.
These are still "poor, rryin's camps, "
but Nome has gone the "way of KIoa-o-ike
and will transform no more la
bdr3rs into millionaires. "
IN GRAHAM COUNTY
Expense of Criminal Prose
cutions Exceeds Reve
nues More Than
Morenci, Ariz,, Oat. v26. Graham
county expended $17,599.21 more for
its criminal work during the past year
r than was received from licenses and
fines. The saloons paid $17,812.50 and
! fines collected amounted to $2253.50,
while revolvers confiscated were sold
Conduct of the justice courts cost tha
county a total of $15,366.98 while of
ficers, cost of boarding prisoners and
other similar expenses cost $14,431.60.
ROBBED THE POSTOFFICE.
Los Angeles, Cal., Oct. 26. Orlando
F. Altorre, former postofflce clerk,
pleaded guilty in the United States dis
trict court to having embezzled $15,000
from the Los Angeles postofflce while
he was employed in the registry depart
ment and was sentenced by judge Wel,-k
born to serve one year and one day in.
the federal penitentiary at Leaven-'
Joaquin Cortazar, an attorney of th8
City of Chihuahua, is at Hotel St. Regis
for a few days, returning from a trip
to New York. Mr.. Cortazar is a son-j
inlaw of exgovernor Creel, now secre
tary of foreign affairs.
"And that was wthat kept me from
quitting the robbery game. It was so
much easier than anything else I could
Chief of police Purdy has announced
recently that Rhodus, although the con
fessed slay-er of Dr. W. F. Michaels, of
Englewood, near Chicago. will not be
turned over to the Chicago authorities.
He made his refusal positive, and gave
i as a reason the eight robbery cases
pending against the "candy bandit"
The cases against Rhodus here are
for robbing drug stores, one for hold
ing up a grocery and three for hold
ing up saloons. In addition, are half
a dozen similar cases pending in St.
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