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s E! Paso's Rapid Growth Official United States Census. Population 1910 39,279 Population 1900 15,906 I Population 1890 10,338 J s u&tm W$ M m J fact -M&S5 El Paso, Texas, Wednesday Evening November 23, 1910-12 Pages as f w & Ei? ii"- : .J &-. IiJ..Mgt Vy-v H9 r. "Jt i arar aif . -v- . ss fi S'l' "'- -; ' ili f s es? s g 3 :z m ss r g i J-. rA' sft 5-'; -i-i Sis IS11? ftr m iiiw H Hril - it Vh.r tiic dcwsitv crip jptLr illL rtlL I run iTORsrni Leader of Mexican Trouble , Issues Proclamation to Protect Americans. NO HARM HAS COME TO DIAZ Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 23. There is no foundation for the the rumor that harm has befallen president Diaz. Foreign minister Creel an nounced today that president Diaz enjoys good health and deplored the circulation of un- "fr truthful stories, which are in- 4" jurious to the republic. Senor free! said he had received no 4 news this morning: from the r H 4" l' 4'f 'l 'S' v Is Hanged In London for Murdering His Wife Be cause of Love for Another. MISS LENEVE IS COMING- TO AMERICA London, Eng., Nov. 23. Dr. Hawley Crippen today paid the penalty for .the murder of his wife. Belle Elmore. Ho was hanged in the courtyard of Pen tonville jail at 9:02 in the presence of a few jail officials and father Carey, who had been with the prisoner all night. Pale as chalk, with nis features drawn and his limbs so weak under him that he had to be supported to the gallows, the condemned presented north to indicate that there had j a pitiable spectacle as he went to his been there. further disturbances Cuidad Porfirio Diaz, Mexico, Nor. 23. Francisco I. Madero has pro claimed himself "president of the pro visional government of Mexico," and admonishes his followers not to com mit any overt acts against Americans, nor do damage to the property of for eigners. Madero's proclamation is being gen erally circulated today throughout northern Mexico. COL. YEPEZ SILLED ' EN" ROUTE TO PARRAL Train Bearing Federal Troops Fired Upon at San Andreas. Parral, Mexico, Nov. 23. Every thing is quiet here today, a second train of troops arriving yesterday from the third regiment, stationed at Cuencane, Durango. Col. Tepez, who came with the troops Monday when the soldiers were iired upon by the insurrectionists was killed He was 40 j-ears of age. Col. Yepez was in command of the 12th battalion and while the troops wer passing through San Andres, a vollev was fired into the coach, kill ing the colonel and two peaceful pas sengers . Part of the rails had ' been removed and the train could not pro ceed. They returned to Bustillos, where the dead and wounded were left and the troops continued to Par ral on foot. MEXICAN" LABORERS MAKE A HOME RUSH Five Hundred Buy Tickets Here to Mexican In terior Points. An unprecedented exodus of Mexican Laborers to Mexico has been in pro gress during the past two days. The National Railways office sold 500 tick ets Monday night for the train leav ing here for the interior. An equally large number of the laborers are here today waiting for the Mexican train to leave. "While It Is customary for these laborers to migrate to tBe land of manana about the time of the first big frost, the number that are now crossing the border is far in excess of any previous year's emigration. The streets are filled with these Mexicans and the union station is a junk shop of their belongings. y NOT i-Ull 11U1 Parral Is Reported Retaken by Federals Guards On Housetops In Chihuahua. AMERICANS ARE KILLED IN PARRAL T Passengers on the Mexican train "Wednesday morning deny the report that the troops and revolutionists are fighting in Torreon. Everything was quiet there when the train left, they j say. and no further trouble is ex pected. The same report is brought from Guadalajara, although the federal troops are said to be preparing to go I over to the enemy at Guadalajara, j which is considered a hotbed of revo lutionary sentiment. Two Americans were killed in the Parral fights, the messengers report. One was a mining man named Lawton and the other was not known. It ii said that they were not attacked, but were standing in the door of the for eign club when the fighting occurred and were struck by stray bullets. The town of Parral is said to have been retaken by the federal troops and is now safe for the government. Troops irfl ia!nff tiicVii1 thorn n nrovpnt finv further disturbances and railroad ? communication again established. The insurgents have fled from the town, leaving their dead behind. These were left in the streets, where they had fallen Tuesday morning. Passengers from Mexico City state that while no trouble has occurred there the Mexicans are nervous over the outcome of the present outbreak and the streets are filled with soldiers. At Chihuahua the palace and the old cathedral have been fortified with ma- The scaffold was al- I cnine guns ana ine sireeis uuea wim epeciai poiice ana soiaiers. ispeciai guards were placed on ftop of many buildings last night. "When the fighting started at Gomez Palacio, the police are said to have laicOdown their clubs and badges and death. The doomed man passed a rest less night and seemed to lose all forti tude as the end approached. The gruesome work was soon done. The black cap was quickly drawn over nis face, the noose adjusted and the bolt drawn. Crippen weighed 140 pounds and he was given a drop of seven feet, death being instantaneous. From the time a reprieve was re fused, Crippen's condition was one of agonized mental prostration. He would see only Ethel Clare Leneve. the love for whom, the crown asserted, was the motive for the crime: his solicitor, Mr. Newton, and father Carey. The final interview yesterday with Miss Leneve was most painful, and, already in the shadow of death, the condemned man made no effort to suppress nis emotion upon parting with the girl. The Arrangements. Public executioner Ellis, who hanged a wife murderer at Liverpool yesterday mornincr. arrived in London on the evening train ready erected. A few tenements over- j look the prison yarn ana to oar tne tenants from a glimpse of the tragedy a big canvass screen was put up before the gallows. , Only a. small -group of officials attended and every effort was made to prevent morbid crowds,from i joined the insurgent forces in mak- ff AT the insurrectionists are not in control of a single town which thejr took from the federal soldiers or municipal officials in northern Mexico, is the positive information received here today. Mexican federal telegraph wires are working into Parral. Torreon, Gomez Palacio and Chihuahua, and messages from those places state that quiet has been restored and that any insurrectos who may have been in the vicinity have vanished. Troops arrived today at Torreon from Guadalajara, it is reported, and some of those sent from Chiliuahua when the trouble broke out will now be returned to that city, whereupon the natives and Americans will breathe easier. Mexican JSTorth Western officials report that all is tranquil at Madera, Conditions are much more favorable today than yesterday, and show that Mexican government offi cials were not boasting when it was asserted that it could control the situation. ' Reports from Coahuila are that Gen. Geronimo Trevino has a cordon of troops thrown in front of Francisco I. Madero, the leader of the trouble, and his armed band of men, and it is believed that their capture is a certainty. - , El Paso banks are only accepting Mexican checks "for collection." . The El Paso smelting plant was advised Wednesday by wire from Aguascalientes that alLis quiet in that city and the plant is safe. A letter from the Velardena plant near Torreon, reported yesterday as damaged, said everything was quiet there on Monday. A letter from Chihuahua, dated Tuesday, said all was quiet there. MANY REPORTED DEAD AT PARRAL American Woman Is' Forced to Shout "Viva Mexico." Two railroad men who arrived from Parral Tuesday report that fight ing was going on as they left, and state that 1000 armed revolutionists I ago Miss Leneve, feeling her position had possession of the plaza and had keenly, became impatient with tne iratherlng 5n 'the neighborhood The body probably will be buried In quicklime in the prison yard. This is the custom at Peutonville. Father Carey, who visited Crippen frequently, entered the prison at 6 o'clock last evening, to spend the night with the condemned man. He walked with Crippen to the scaffold. A local paper caused a sensation by flooding the city with placards that Crippen had made a written confession. Every one in a position to know denied this. Ethel Leneve said: "I was the last person to see Dr. Crippen. So far as my knowledge extends, (he has not mane such h, statement." It is reported that Miss Leneve will -leave today for America. xt is im ported that she is going on the stage. Sketch of Crime. The execution of Dr. Crippen today completed the criminal records of one of the most sensational of recent mur der cases. The brutality of the crime corrmit ted by a 'man who had been known as of a gentle and kindly nature, the murderer's spectacular flight to his native land, and the fact that the case against the doctor was purely cir cumstantial combined to make the rragedv of absorbing interest not only in England, where the murder was committed, but as well In America, where both Crippen and wife were born. Crippen, slight in figure, was just past 50 years of age. He was born In Michigan, and after studying medicine practiced In the United States and Canada. In 1S96 he married Cora Macmoktzie, of Brooklyn, a vaudeville actress, whose stage name was Belle Elmore. , They removed to London, where the doctor engaged in dental manufacture. Origin 'of the Trouble. Soon there was domestic infelicity, due, Crippen alleged, to the attentions his wife received from other men. Then Clara Leneve, a prepossessing woman 27 years of age, entered Crip pen's employ as a ftypist. She sympa thized with the doctor and the two fell in love. Meantime Crippen and his wife .were estranged. Nearly a year GOVERNOR OF SINALOA SA YS TROUBLE SMALL That the revolt is only evident in of water. So that, too. was selected secluded sections, and that the senti- by the trouble makers. It is true there ment of the Mexican people is not with j was fighting in Gomez Palacio. I be lt, is the assertion of Diego Redo, per- j lieve that the fighting has been con sonal friend of president Diaz and gov- I fined to those points. There was no (Continued on Page Two.) (.Continued on Page Seven.) UFFRAGiSTS DESCEND THROW STONES INTO RESIDENCES TO RUFFIANS'S LEVEL London, Eag Nov. 23. Rioting of suffragettes, which begun yetertfay with an assault on premier AkquHIi. continued throughout the night. Avanciug under cover of the fog at f 2:30 this morning the militant hand circnmt eHted the police :iml iiiirmed Axqulth'.s residence in UoTrning street. They hurled stones and nietnl iveights at the house, breaking the ulnB In all the lOTcer windows. Earlier In the night the ivomen xninvhctl the viindows in the hojncs of Kir Edward Grey, orelSn secretary: LouIh Harcourt, secretary of state for t he cn?onles, aad Wnston Spencer Churchill, home secretary. Augustine Blrrell, the -retirtr eif secretary for IrelMud, is con!neil to hl.i bed today as a resu'.r of Jiting Icicked and hit by the irate vmmeii yes terday. Mr. Blrrell was -oumlfly beaten before he was rescued by the police. One hundred and fifty-six women and two men who took part In y ester ay's rioting were arraigacd in police court this morning. Many were discharged, hut others were remanded to jail for sentence later. Among those held was Mrs. f laverfield, daughter of lord Ahinger, who, it Is said, promised to bring a reolvcr with her for the next demonstration. ing the attack on the municipal pal ace. The streets there are patroled with soldiers and rurales and no one is allowed outside axcept on urgent business. Quiet in Parral. A parral refugee got a telegram from there "Wednesday advising that every thing is quiet there and that tha stores have again been opened and no moro trouble is expected. Woman and Babe Killed. One nassenger on the Mexican Na- j tional railway train arriving in El I Paso Wednesday, stated that a Mexican woman and her baby were killed by the insurrectos at San Andres The bullet entered her back, penetrated the heart and came out through her right breast, then went through the baby's body, killing both mother and babe instantly. Quiet in Torreon Monday. E. P. Hughes, of this city, received a letter from Torreon Wednesday morn ing, dated Nov. 21, in which the writer, referring to the trouble, says: "There is absolutely no anti-American feeling here. The insurrectionists are antire electionists or Maderoites nd are but few in number. Xo foreigners have been disturbed and business is being conducted as usual, no business men being interfered with and the manifes tations are altogether against the pres ent government but amount to very little." Demand for Houses. Refugees from Chihuahua, Torreon and Parral are coming to El Paso on every train from Mexico. The advent of the refugees has given the rental business a boost as they are all look ing for houses which they wish to rent for the winter. A number of them ara Mexicans who are not in sympathy with the government and wish to get out of the country before trouble starts. WILSOX SEES XO HOPE , FOR THE IXSURRECTOS Washington, D. C, Xov. 23. That the insurrectos in Mexico are doomed to defeat is the opinion of Henry L. Wilson, the American ambassador in the Mexican capital. From that vantage point, with ac cess to the reports received by the Mexican government from its military commanders and civil governors, and with his private advices from the American consular offices at points where disturbances have occurred, Mr. Wilson has reached this conclusion. ernor of the state of Sinaloa, who ar rived Wednesday morning In El Paso on his way from Mexico City to his home. From Mr. Pedo comes the "oth er side" of the question. He says: "Madero Is an ambitious man with money but no patriotism. He has nq past whatever. All his followers are equally without character with the exception of Dr .Gomez. He is even higher class than Madero, but has lost his head. "They have merely taken advantage of various natural conditions to pro mote the trouble, which is confined to certain places. We have had labor troubles in Orizaba, a cotton manufac turing town, the same sort of labor troubles as you have in the United States. There has been trouble there, how serious I do not know, but a train of soldiers left Mexico City the day 1 came away. "About Torreon there are many un employed, owing to bad crops and lack fighting in Torreon. "Regarding the anti-American senti ment, there is very little of it. That trouble In Mexico City was begun by j an orderly demonstration of students ! against the Texas lynching. Seeing op portunity to provoke bad feeling with the United States, the revolutionary promoters mingled with the students and were responsible for every bit of the destruction of property and the In sults to Americans. Immediately after, Americans walked on the streets with out being molested in any war. "I think that the best illustration of the safety of the condition Is that Mex ican values have not dropped. The gov ernment is absolutely able to cope with the situation." Governor Redo is accompanied by his secretary, F. Garcia, his wife and his sister. Miss M. Garcia. They will re turn to Sinaloa by way of Xogsles. re mairiing in El Paso until Thursday morning. FIGHTING NOT HE A VY AT GOMEZ PALACIO HEIXFOKCEMEXTS SEXT TO KOERHERO TO HOLD TOWN Brownsville, Tex., Xov. 23. Fifteen troops from the fourth battalion al Matamoras were sent to Guerrero, a point 100 miles up the Rio Grande to reinforce the garrison. The report Is considered here by the Mexican au thorities as indicating a grave situ ation. The river on the Mexican side in this viciniay is being closely guard ed by cavalry, rurales and the cus toms guards. Evers'thlng is quiet in this region and no untoward acts have been committed. ATTACK TOWX OF CAMARGO BUT ARE DRIVEX AWAY Matamoras, Tamaulipas. Mexico, Xov. 23. More than 13 federal sol diers and revolutionists were killed In a battle in the streets of Camargo. A band of 75 attacked1, the garrison but were driven into the country after a K fierce encounter. ARREST TEX AT ?l6.- terey OX SUSPICION Monterey, X. L., Mexico, Xov. 23. Ten men from the state of "Coahuila were arrested here and held on sus picion of being connected with the in That there was very little fighting an Gomez Palacio and none in Torreon is the statement of El Eco, a Spanish daily paper issued in Torreon. which published an extra Monday morning covering the details of the fighting. Gov. Diego Redo, of Sinaloa, brought a copy of this paper this morning to EI Paso with -nlm. Translated, its ac count of the fighting follows: Gomez, Palacio. Mex., Xov. 21. Last night grave rumors were circulated to which no one gave any credence, -but all gere greatly surprised "at 2 o'clock in the morning by the cries and yells of groups of armed men both afoot and mounted, who came forth from the ruins of the ancient ranch of Santa Rosa, situated at the extreme end of tne city, where they were hidden. The groups separated one of them assaulting the warehouse of Librado Garcia, close to the municipal offices. Another group attacked the police station, the police dispersing imme diately. Then the men went into the jail, released all prisoners and took all the arms aisl ammunition they could find, shot and seriously wounded the chief of police and one of his men. Another group went to tne city pawnshop, and, breaking In the doors, threatened to kill the clerks If they did not turn over all the arms there, and these were immediately turned over to them. Still another group went to the state sub-treasury and demanded $5000. Mariano Garcia, the collector, opened the cash box and gave them Its con tents, little more than ?S00. At 5 in the morning a number of revolutionists mounted on -norseback atortoil inward Tnrrcnn whsrp thpv were met by a troup of rurales. who opened fire, the revolutionists turning their horses and scampering for Lerdo. ENFOR STATES CINE FILY II I alii MEXICAN GOVERNMENT BETAKES ALL THE TROUBLED CHIHUAHUA TOWNS. Torreon Has Not Been In Trouble and Gomez Palacio and Lerdo Are Retaken From the Insurre'ctos Parral Is Also Retaken and Fresh Troops Ar riveVolunteers On Top of Chihuahua Buildings With Rifles. Thon .nom.n . : . - . ..v..i A.iinC int tiii.iiixi.ry in two sec tions aim a nerce ngnt ensued, during which two were killed, one fatally in jured and one prisoner taken, the pris oner having a Winchester rifle and two boxes of cartridges. The government forces had one man killed and one fatally Injured. The federal forces pursued the rebels as far as tne Tlahualilo cut. The fed eral forces then returned to Lerdo. where they were received in the Juarez ! plaza with shouts and praise from the populace. Here they jailed their pris oner. The dead were also left here, while the wounded soldiers were taken to the Torreon hospital. All stores and busines buildings were closed and all is quiet here as well as in Gomez Palacio. The federal authorities na.i a large force of troops !n rese.v-i here and tvere able to suffocate th - rvvolutin. HAVE NO TROUBLE AT VILLA AHUMADA A letter was received by an El I Pasoan from Villa Ahumada, Chin., j Mexico, Tuesday, in which the writer rays: "Every one here seems to be " in a good humor and make light of ! any trouble about to occur. Really I t do not know what to think, but the ! people here sem to be contented and do j not want any revolution or any trouble ' at all. If there is anything going on j on the quiet they surely do not show i It In the least. Officials here do not j appear to be excited in the least." ' Washington, TJ. C. Xov. 23. In response to a reuuest of the department of Justice, vialcb. Is charged vith the respo nsihillty of seeing that the United States Is not ued as n base or voir In connection vIta the Mexican trouble, the war department today instructed Gen. Hoyt, commanding the department of Texas, to respond to requests from the United States marshal for assistance of troops In preventing violations of neutrality. The government has ordered troops at Fort Sill ami other points to pre pare for a trip to the border if ordered. Secretary Knox and senor de I.aBar ra, Mexican ambassador, held a conference this morning; and the ambassador assured Mr. Knox that Gca. Diaz -would quash the revolution in three days. TROOPS RETAKE TOWXS. Mexico City, Mex., Xov. 23, Four hundred revolntlonlsts -who took part in the assault on Parral were repnlscd vri th a loss of IS dead, the inhabitants withstanding the attack for many hours until troops reached the scene from Chihuahua and Monterey. Gomez Palacio vras retaken yesterday by the federal troops, according to advices received here. Three thousand troops viaich left here Tuesdny are expected to reach Tor reon, Come Palacio. Lerdo and Parral today. It is believed here they will he ample to cope Tilth the situation. The recipients of the official information declare that Veracruz will be captured by the revolutionists ivithin three dajs and that the revolutionary movement Is sweeping northward. Top-eon has had no trouble with the insur rection. ARMED MEV ON IIOUSTOPS. Chihuahua, Mexico, Xov. 23. Members of the Chihuahua Rifle club art lining the housetops here at nlcht "with rifles in hand ready to quell any dis turbance. There has been no trouble whatever in this city, bet every precau tionary measure possible is being taken. AVhen governor Sanchez asked American consul Kenan to have the Amer icans protect themselves, the latter replied that Americans protected them selves against bandits in foreign countries, but inasmuch as the Mexican gov ernment had declared the trouble makers to he revolutionists, the Americans would look to the Mexican government for protection. TROIBLE FEARED OX BORDER Laredo, Texaw, Xov. 23. It is said on the best authority that 200 insurrec tos are encamped about 30 miles from this city on the American side of the river awaiting an opportunity to cross into Mexico. On the Mexican side Is a body of ".Icxican troops awaiting the attempt to invade Mexico. The insurrec tos are well aware that Mexican troops are guarding the crossing and may await nightfall to make an attempt to cross. Passengers on today's train from Mexico City stated that many officers of the .Mexican army in the capital had been apprehended and documents Contini:ed on Page T-nro.) ET REPORTEi USHOUT GHIHUAHO it 2 4f RETAIL MERCHANTS' LEAGUE MEETING. & There will be a meeting of the Retail Merchants' league at the chamber of commerce, t Friay evening, November 25, at S o'clock. Every member Is expected - to be present, as new business & of great importance to ail merchants will be introduced. Several matters of esReciai concern ito business men , will be brought up. That all Is quiet with the government rurales three Mexican women and one forces In possession at Madera, but that Mexican child are reported killed. Word - . , . &:&'i&&&&fri&&. there was serious trouble Monday, is the report received over telephone and telegraph by George RutledKe, super intendent of the local Mexico Xorth Western division. Authentic railway reports tell of the ditching of the troop train which ran from Chihuahua when It was reported that Madera was in the hands of the In surrectionists. At a point near San Andres, the train was thrown from the track, but j none of the soldiers are reported killed. Tne ties nai nccn removed oy tne troublemnkers. Also on Monday the insurrectos fired into a passenger train running from Madera to the city of Chihuahua. Xino j W ednesday morning from Madera de clared that all Was quiet and that the troops were in command of the situa tion. Q,LIET OVER CIIIHl'AHl A. The situation in Chihuahua is indi cated by official reports received by mayor Francisco Portillo of CIndnd Juarez- The reports, which come from the city of Chihuahua and are dated Tuesday, arc as follows: AThe news is entirely satisfactory from Torreon. The t'ty was defended by citizens and authorities against groups of revolutionists who attacked the town for two days and at the ar rival of the federal troops they dbi-per&cd. "Ojinagn is quiet. The revolutionists have not decided to attack that town and it l thought that in a short time all that region will be quiet. "Guerrero will be helped today by federal troops and within a few das it is expected all the state will be in peace" T. J. Woodside. a Juarez customs broker, is in receipt of a telegram dated Wednesday from American con sul James I. Long at Parral. It says: 'A!I was quiet here yesterday and to day" Still another message was received from Torreon late Tuesday night by Edgar Held of El Paso. E. A. Schmidt, a merchant there, said that all was quiet sml that reports had been greatly overdrawn. I .