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El Pao, Texas, Thursday Evening , Jar 13,1911 12 Pafet ASSOCIATED PRESS Lecfsed Wire. WKVrHEIt FORECAST. Unsettled weather Tonight and Thursday. LIlUJUA'l' EL JljJQj inuG d mil - -4t Fight on Government Pure Food Expert Reaches a Critical Stage. COMMITTEE TJBG-ES GENERAL SHAKEUP Washington, D. C, July 13. Dr Harvey "W. Wiley, pure food expert and chief of the bureau of chemistry oi th donartment of agricultural and! one of the most widely known offi cials in the" government service, has been condemned by the committee on personnel of the department of agri culture with a recommendation to president Taft that he "be permitted to resign." "Wickersham Approves. Attorney general Wickersham, in an opinion" on they case submitted to the president, rpcommends approval of the committee's action. It is charged against Dr. Wiley that he permitted an arrangement to be made with Dr; H. H. Rusby, a recog nized pharmacognosist, of Columbia university, New York, for compensation in excess of that allowed by law. It Is claimed that the arrangement was to put Dr. Rusby on the payroll of the department at $1600 a year as an employe of the bureau of chemistry, an agreement being made with him that he should be called upon to perform only such service as this salary would compensate for at the rate of ?20 a day for laboratory investigation and $50 per day for attendance in court. Others Are to Go. Attorney general Wickersham held that the law permitted the payment of only $11 a day. The committee and the attorney general also recommend that Dr. Rusby be permitted to resign, that I Dr. L F. Kebler, chief of the division of drugs in the department of agricul ture be reduced and Dr. W. D. BIgelow, assistant -chief of the bureau of chem istry also be given an opportunity to resign . Taft Suspends Action. , President Taft, It was learned later today has forwarded all the papers In the case to Dr. Wiley, and will sus pend action until he receives his an swer. It is known that the president has tne highest regard for the pure food expert and for his administration of the bureau of :hemistry. Dr. Wiley has been attacked almost constantly since "-! e pure food law went into effect. It has been claimed by the in terests affected that Dr. Wiley's rul ings have been unduly harh and un just. Dr. Wiley has regarded Dr. Rusby as one of his most valuable as sistants In the t3Jk of ctiforclng the bureau food and drug act. Rushy Makr Reply . Dr. Rusby reecived all the papers in the case several days ago and has made a reply, public in New York, but it had not reaped Washington early today. In this re'ply, however, he is quoted' as saying he 'lid not siek nor desire the work in the department of charges that there was a cne elded presentation f the case to the attorney general to coastlfute the basis of opinion. Dr. ' Rusby said that be had no means of knowing tthat the ar-T-ano-pmont miadft with hkn wa? irregu lar in any way. He said he seemed to j be regarded by the department as a conscript and resented the idea that j lie could be dismissed in disgrace for j reluctantly doing work which inter- fered with his regular employment. Wiley H.as Not Resigned. Dr. Wiley has not resigned and so far there has been no request for his resignation. It is believed that with The publication of technical charges against him there will be a great wave of protest against his proposed dismls- I saL President Taft before acting on the case, will grant a hearing to all I Involved and will be guided only by his own judgment. Better Not Walt Around. "I would not advise any one to wait around ray office to see me put out. there is no telling how long that will be," said Dr. Wiley when asked for a statement. "Do I look frightened about of the charges was served 0n"me about! a week ago, -and I will -make reply to ! them through secretary Wilson to the j president. Until the latter sees fit to make the statement public, I have j nothing further to say in the matter." : . . .;. . . i GATES'S CONDITION IS LESS FAVORABLE. Paris. Prance, July 13. Al though he had a relatlvely good night, the condition of John W. Gates, this morning was "less favorable. CLOUDBURST DRIVES SCORES FROM HOMES 7 Telluride, Colo., July 13. A cloudburst in the country north of here early this morning:, sent a wall of water four feet high down the San Miguel river and Imperiled the lives of scores of persons living in the lower part of town. Many were rescued from second story vt inflows by men on horsebnek. Considerable minor damage has been clone, and the river lskat tbe highest point In 20 years. No drovrninrs linve heen renortcd. nHhniurb nnt.ir.r-.i.i. wctleM sf the lsvrer valley xxe flooded. "No Ketchem Chinee He Know Dly Town Parade at Fort Bliss was hot as per gatory. The concrete walk in front of the officers quarters radiated heat like a metal roof. The few trees around the yellow brick houses of the infantry officers furnished no more shade from the afternoon sun than a coverless um brella. On the shaded porch of Lieut X.'s quarters sat the lieutenant host, a visit ing officer from the cavalry camp, three civilians from the city and young Lieut. X., not yet out of his rompers. Lieut. X., from the recesses of his wicker library chair, cool as the clink of the ice In the .glasses the Chinese servant was passing, directed the ori- i ental In the mysteries of concocting a highball. A glass half filled with a crystal of ice, a big bottle colored like a stained glass window and a smaller bottle with its contents sparkling clear. Each of the porch party received the ingredients from the Chinese boy's tra3r, All but the cavalry officer, who is known from Shelling to Bliss as a tee totaler. "What is this, Charlie, whisky?" j asked the officer. With a face as stoic as a Buddha stat ue, tne uuinese answerea; no, sim. No ketchem whlskie town." here. This dly CANANEA GARRISON IS REDUCED TO 250 Commands of Sosa and Es coboza 6o to Magda lena for Duty. Cananea, Son., ilex., July 13. At the present time there are 250 soldiers In Cananea, all that remain here after the various commands left for various por tions of the state. These men are be ing guarded against disease and ever precaution Is being taken to prevent sickness In their ranks. Maj. Randal, who is chief surgeon of the army in Sonora, has fumigated the cuartel gen eral several times and the place has been cleaned up and -will be kept in that condition, and In the future there will be no danger from disease in that quarter. Lieut. CoL Sosa and Maj. Escoboza and their commands have left for Mag dalenat where they will be located for a short time. The men numbered about 200. All were well mounted and left in the evening in order to take advantage of the lull between rains. The leaving of Sosa and Escoboza makes Maj. Diaz I Lopez the highest ranking officer In Cananea with the exception of Gen. J. P. Lomelin. There was a small washout on the Southern Pacific de Mexico road be- i tween Cananea 'and Naco which caused the train from the border town to ar rive here late. The damage was dis covered early in the morning and as the train does not leave Naco until 11 oclockf the bridge, Vhiph was a small one, at kilometer 22, was repaired in time to permit the train to pass over but an hour late. A business men's tennis tournament will be started on the Billiken "club courts on Saturday of next week. There have been a large " number of entries to date. The main feature is the loving cup which will be given to tne winner, which was presented to the club by David Cole, former superin tendent of the Four C's company, and who Is now general manager of the Ray Consolidated Copper company, -with headquarters at Hayden, Ariz. Tom Whaling, who was center fielder on Cananea's ball team last season, went to Los Angeles on Tuesday to make his future homel Horatio Bonzi president of the Mer cantile bank of Cananea, Is in the city from Guaynias, on business pertaining to that institution. RIVER IS FALLING-; ELOOD DANGER OVER People Driven From Their Homes by Water Are Re turning to Them. The damage done by the storm that occurred the first of the week, is "rap idly being repaired. The adobe houses that were rendered dangerous by cracks In the walls have been torn flntt-Ti on1 rnhMnlnw i-n imo-nTr roc?c I .w .. .v. . . .....& . ..j v,..oo u already begun. Out at Washington park, and In the fu?Ty adition and the Garden sub- nlVlRWin. 'Xhprp front ftn.vnmrix -nrrjr. Anna , .. 0. cw .... jj Uw..i. by the river flooding, -no more trou ble is looked for. The river went down over 10 inches between Wednesday noon and S oclock Thursday morning, and no further rise Is expected. The peo ple of this section are moving back to their houses and are devoting all their time to the saving of the remainder of their vegetable gardens, of which whole acres were flooded. BURNS FINE 330Q- TO i-n-np A en? T'TrTT QTDTDTrn jnJT jl-JhiDJh Jit V JLLi OiTi-iXrl i. Denver, Colo., July 13. Claiming that a demon spirit had followed him for davs calling upon him to atone for his wreng doing by offering a dog upon an altar of flames, Roy Bradley, i an 8yearold boy, yesterday captured j a high bred Japanese pointer and burn- ed him in an ash pit. The dog was the property of Dr. Shirato, Japanese missionary in Den verand had been imported from Japan three weeks ago. The boy admitted that other animals had been sacrificed to appease th spirits. j Denounces Alliance of the Standpats With Demo crats on Reciprocity. SAYS TAFT SHOULD N BE PUT TO THE TEST Washington, D. C, July 12. In a speech in support of his amendment to the Canadian reciprocity bill, provid ing for a -reduction of the duty on sugar, senator Bristow, of Kansas, a Ropubllcan insurgent, today denounced what he ""characterized as an alliance of certain standpat Republican sena tors with the Democrats to pass the measure and "permit the inequalities of the tariff to remain." "If this had been an honest effort j to relieve the American people from I the burdens of excessive tariff taxa tion, me nign auues on trust con troled products would have been first attacked," he said. Trusts Iieft TJHtoucheA. "But the sugar trust, the American Woolen company, the steel trust, the smelters trust, the rubber rust, and all of those great concerns that have monopolized the American market and used high protective duties to charge excessive prices to the American peo ple are left untouched, while the pres ident of the United States and the Democratic majority In both branches of congress have joined in an attack on the duties of the agricultural sched ule duties that have never been a burden to the American people be cause they have never materially In- creased the price of products on which J they were imposed. "The combination on this floor be tween certain standpat Republicans, representing great manufacturing states and a majority of the Democrats has, we are told, decided that no amendments shall be attached to this Canadian bill, and that soon after it Is passed, congress is to adjourn. Would Put Taft to Test. - "If the plan succeeds, the standpat ers save their high duties on manu factured articles; the p'resident gets even with the insurgent farmer of the west and makes friends with the news- ! papers and the Democrats are given an j iccno fnr thp iBmnaltrn next vear. I which is the .thing, .that they most de- J sire. They will point with pride to the record which the house had made ajid Incidentally this record of the house maycali favorable attentfo'n to the 'qualifications of its speaker for the presidency. Mr. Bristow declared the president never had said he would veto the reci procity bill with a tariff j "rider," and he thought Mr. Taft should be put to the test Mr. Bristow said he realized that the reciprocity would pass unamended. Urges Admitting New Mexico. Senator Nelson has introduced an amendment to the New Mexico-Arizona statehood resolution, providing for the immediate admission of New Mexico as a state, but requiring- the people of Arizona to vote jagain -on the pro- posed "recall of judges" in its new constitution. The amendment is in line with the minority views of the senate commit tee on territories. Bailey Amendment Lost. The Bailey woolen amendment to the Canadian reciprocity treaty providing for a reduction on all wool duties to 30 percent was defeated in the senate today without a roll call. Senator Bailey said be considered It a waste of time to delay the sen ate with a record vote. Rouses Williams's Ire. A characterization of the Confed eracy as "an infamous cause," by Hey burn, of Idaho, brought from senator Williams, of Mississippi, a bitter re ply. "But for the parliamentary rules," declared Mr. Williams, "that restrain me, I would have a few words to say about the kind human being In whose heart such thoughts can exist." Lorlmer Probe to Resume. The Lorimer investigating committee ... .. .... . trui resume its sittings nere tomorrow. lt was originally , thought that the committee would continue its hearings either in Chicago or Springfield, but n..i i -i ...a . . i luii(. plan u.a cj.ua.n.'1'j.i i ut &evriti reasons. The members of the commit tee are disinclined to go on junketing trips if it can bs avoided, and have deemed that it would be better to bring witnesses here for examination than to go to Illinois and hear them. Then, too, there is the belief that the reciprocity and tariff situation may breav at anj' time In the senate and members desire to te here prepared to vote on these measures if the opportunity comes. Seeking New Evidence. During the past two weeks that the committee has been in reces?. the at torneys for the committee, Marble and Healy, have been searching after new evidence, and devising means either to substantiate and. verify, or disprove and discredit, the story told by Edward Hines, the Chicago millionaire lumber man and backer of senator Lorimer. Scores of suggestions and communica tions containing advice have come to the attorney and some of ,the "tips" have been followed, particularly where it was believed that new evidence might be developed, but both 31r. Marble and Mr. Healy have declined to state whether or not they have found anything new, or What their line of procedure will be. Bribe Charge Not Reached Yet. Up to the present time the investi gation has scarcely touched upon the question of vote buying and bribery in the Illinois legislature. There have been .references to the much discussed "jack pot," but the evidence has had little hearing with respect to what influence, if any, the alleged ' use of money had upon the election of sena tor Lorimer. Hines rather than Lor imer, has ibeen the center figure in the investigation thus far, and gen erally the testimony has had to do with his alleged boasts that he per sonally was responsible for the elec tion of senator Lorimer, acting at the Ccatinued c$ page two.) Government Stars Investi gation of 'Wholesale Deal ers' Alleger Combine. TWEIVE BIG-FIRMS CONTROL THE OUTPUT Washington, D. C, July 13. Follow- i Ing closely on the criminal action against the retail lumber dealers of the west and tho civil trust action against the retailers of the east, the government has determined upon a thorough Inquiry Into the methods of wholesaling of lumber. The National Lumber Manufacturers association of which Edward Hines is president and a director probably will be one of the first investigated. It has been represented by the re tail lumber dealers who have been un der fire by the government that the manufacturers were maintaining agree- ments that curtail the manufacture of lumber so as to Increase the demand ' and prices and there have been ttempts ' to monopolize the supply of certain I kinds of lumber in certain sections, i and that in sections a uniform price I has been maintained which resulted In Increasing the ,prices 20 percent in the last two years In the face of a de creasing demand, v Will Push Probe. Attorney general Wickersham, it is said, intends to push these investiga tions of the retailing and wholesaling methods while the civil suit against the eastern states retail k lumber associ ation and the criminal indictments against 14 secretaries of as many re tail associations of the west are pend ing. Twelve in. Alleged Combine. Twelve organizations are said to con trol largely ,the manufacture of lumber from logs, compose the National Lum ber Manufacturers association. E. G. Griggs, of Tacoma, Wash., is president of the association. R. B. Van Sant, of Ashland, Ky.; J. A. Freeman, of Ta coma; George K. Smith, of St. Louis, and Leonard Bronson, of Tacoma, are its other officers. Lumbermen from the western and southern states com prise its board of directors and gover nors. . . : rp-ri "ST" A"WC! TiTTST1 A T1!? AAAHO JLSJ.VS J. Ji.l ELKS' PATRONAGE El Pasoan's Loyalty to Sul- Irran Will Be Rewarded by New Official. Atlantic City, N. J., July 13. Geo. E. Wallace, of El Paso, jointly with Charles Rasbury, of Dallas, defeated candidate for grand exalted ruler, will dictate the Elkpatronage in Texas this year. ' Wallace has been outspokenly an advocate of the election of John Sulli van, of New Orleans, to the position of grand exalted ruler of the order, and every Texas lodge endorsed Chas Rasbury, of Dallas, for the position, and all Texans worked for his elec tion. Wallace remained steadfast and outspoken for Sullivan, of New Or leans. Other Elks called It disloyalty to the state. Wallace called It loyalty to a friend. , Wallace's friend won and lieuten ants of Sullivan told a Herald corres pondent that the next exalted ruler would consult the El Pasoan in every thing before making his Texas ap pointments, and that Wallace .would be district deputy for El Paso and West Texas. Phone Rings, Baby Lost; Rings Againy Baby Found A lost child, a child found, two ex cited women, two telephones busy ring ing and police court being held was tbe combination that served to make Ed Bryant a much wor- ' 10 minutes Thursday j police sergeant ried man for morning. It all started with the calling of po .. ... v.t....& i w , lice court, which took away all the attaches of the sergeant's office ana cento, aitnougn tne aetans oi tne re left him utterly alone. The court had duction in the key rate from 44 to less hardly started when the phone began ! to ring. The sergeant put the receiver i io ms ear uiu meu a. iiuuu or requests met his ear. An excited and hysterical mother was reporting the loss of her baby girl from 606 "Virginia street. Tleaching for a pad and pencil the sergeant had just commenced taking down the description of the lost child when, lo and behold, the two phones began to chatter. The sergeant was worried; on one phone was an excited mother and on the other phone the bell was making such a racket that the sergeant could not hear. There was no one around to answer the other phone and sergeant Bryant could not Induce the mother to wait long "enough for him to answer. Just then an outside visitor walked in and seeing the dilemma of the ser geant, answered the automatic. An ex cited woman was on the other end of . the line also, but Instead of losing a baby she had found one. The sergeant and the visitor worked Industriously for a few minutes and finally managed to extract from tho two excited women a description of the child, each was talking about, and it was with a sigh of relief that the po lice sergeant informed the mother over the Bell phone that her baby was on North Octavia Street, and the visitor was only too glad to Inform his party that the baby would be sent for. The Herald will issue for street sale at 5:30 Daily an Extra Edi tion containing the Returns from all the big league games. Nassau7 returns Mysterious Mrs, Jenkins Would Forget the Past -$Jkzs31&X HrIHV iniT'wlliiliTiTrTTn tffl f firm ., r & s-f S"s "v iimti nl I Hi liTi'Ti itTi w,nri t i TTfllMiW' i i sf z. HPfii Tiiiii'J ' i1'! I nMnMBrafiTi rffriBg " ' New York, N. Y.. July 12. Mrs. Heren Dwelle Jenkins, of New York, for whom three millionaires conspired to cheat the United States government out of duty on jervels worth a princely fortune, is philosophical over the notoriety that has been brought to her "It hard to face- I wish I could forget the past." The larger part of the more than $300,000 worth of jewels given to her came from Nathan Allen, the leather millionaire of Kenosha, 'Wis., 'according t to Sirs. Jenkins's statements. EL PASO FIRST CLASS WILL GET BENEFIT OF LOWER RATES INSURANCE CITY NOW El Paso is now a first class city. Not that it has not been first class for years, but the state Insurance commis- sion nas so ruled, and this city will j Rm eujoy the'advantages'that come to j cities having a key rate under 40 cents, Notice that El Paso had re- ... . rene" T,1IS ciassutcawon. nas oeen re 2MANY" INVESTORS VISITING- DOMING Purchases of Land Being Made and Farms Are Being Improved. Deming, X. M., July 13. C. P. Shel by and son, of Jonestown, Miss.; Dr. A. M. Peters, of W'infield, La., and A. McGhee, of Birmingham. Ala., are among the new arrivals in Deming with a view to locating here. Mr. Shelbv J has already purchased one piece of Deming land, and Is now investigating with a view to purchasing a much larger piece for investment. I H. D. Dresser, who located on 4 SO acres of land northeast of Deming last winter, is in the city, .coming from Steamboat Springs, Colo. Mr. Dresser could not get his pumping -plant in stalled for this season's planting, but by another season expects to be located permanently on his holdings. Rev. Chas. -R. Hunt, of the Presby terian church of Deming, is In receipt of an acknowledgment from the state department at Washington, of the vote of the Deming pastors expressing their hearty approval of the International 'opium conference at The Hague. "W. E. Bowman and wife, who recent ly located two miles southeast of Dem ing, are showing one of the finest small fields of alfalfa in the valley. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO INVESTIGATE" CONFERENCES "Washington, D. C, July 13. The in vestigation of the Brussels conference of steel men. which it has been predict ed, may bring about an international combination to control .fhe steel of the world, will be undertaken by the department of justice. can't be helped now, she says, "but it is than'-JU has not yet been made knonn. Thefr.fcv classification gives the city the privilege of having reductions, made in turafe; at any time'such reduction is dut. and to have the reduced rate promulgated by the commissloi. The r.ew classification will -also, elim inate the clause in the insurance policy ..known as the three-fourths loss clause. BUTTERINE BEIBE .CHARGES ARE MADE Government Officials and 23 r-iButterine Officials Are Indicted. - Chicago, 111.. July 13. Two revenue off Iqers and a . former government of ficerlare charged with accepting bribes in Indictments returned by a federal grand jury and 23 officers and em- ployes of butterine manufacturers are chared with conspiracy to defraud the . government out of butteiuie taxes, the bribery of government officials, it Is charged, being part of -the controversy. GUADALUPE FLOODED; PEOPLE WITHOUT FOOD Guadalupe, a small Mexican town about 35 miles eant of Jnaxex, is al most completely inundated by the hlffh water, which, has risen over tie baaka of the Rio Grande during the last few day. Gen. Jose Blanco, military chief of Juarez,, received a message from Servlano Madrid, tke municipal chief of Guadalupe "Wednesday evening, sayingr that the entire tovnt of Guad alupe was flooded, and that the ndobe houses in town were tumbling down. The inhabitants of the town he said, were without provisions sad were unable tq cope with the flood water which were pouria? Into tke city from the Rio Grande. Gen. Blaaco lmmeliately answered Madrid's message, and told him that if assistance was needed, he would dis patch a number of his men immediately to relieve the people of the city. Gen. Blanco Is awaiting an answer be fore sending the men to Guadalupe to assist the citizens in lighting th flood waters. Fury f Flames in "Canadian Woods Is Abated After Holocaust. Whole families abe overwhelmed In Rush to Escape From the Rush of Flames Score Were Crushed. Toronto, Ontario, July 13. Superin tendent Black, of the Temiskaning & Xorthern Ontario railroad at North j Bay, states that thP fires in the Porcu- pint district "are under controL A. D. J Allies, construction engineer for the ! Great Dane mine estimates the loss of life at 200. AVIde Area STrept, Billows of fire miles in length con- I tinued today in the camps, woods and j brush of the Porcupine mining district of this province and the regions to the I north. J Unverified reports continue to swell j the number of fatalities. Some esti j mates arc as high as 500 dead. Th financial losses represent a huge sum. J Only with the return of the Metcalf S expedition and the reestablishment of railroad telegraph service will the full exfent of the continuing disaster be accurately known. More details of death, and of suf fering, with' those also of numerous miraculous escapes are learned today as refugees rea-h Toronto. Many Die in Istelatlea. Many have died in Isolation; miners j huddled In shafts have perished; fires j have overwhelmed whole families and J only charred remains are left- Hen. i women and children and domestic and wild animals, standing together for j hours in swamps while the flames raged over the countryside, have In seme cases sunk at last to death, part- ly suffocated, and then drowned. Oth j ers have weathered the fiery storm, t standing in streams and putting out into the lakes in boats and canoes. It is stated by ore of the owners of and best known of "the Porcupine mines that the financial lossesare gfbssely overestimated. A train from Xorth Bay arrived here today, bringing 22 refuges from Por cupine, mainly Toronto neople. Wardrop Not Killed. McDonald Wardrop, of Hamilton. & nephew of lieutenant governor Gibson, was among them. "The report has spread that I was killed." he said, "but I saved myself by taking to the water along with about 500 others. "We were forced to ard in the cold water for over thre houi;s and became so numb with the cold that some went under. "W. R. Rlggs, of Kansas City, anoth er of the party said: "A great number of people wer saved at the Hollinger property. That place was like an oasis In the desert. Quite a large area had ben cleared by the owners and they had water pumps which were saved. I am sure there were about 400 refugees from all directions there besides the Hollinger employes." Fully S0 Dead. All the narty agreed that the esti mate of 300 lives let tv?s not excesslv?. At South Porcupine 600 people sought refuse ir the lake. Of these 200 per sons, mary of them women with chil dren in their arms lost their lives, a cordirg to a private- message received here from TV. A. Carlton, of Hallbury, a prospector. TVest Dome owners have received telegrams giving the total number of deaths at that place at 25 Including Robert A. "Weiss, superintendent of the mire. Mrs. "Weiss and Mis "Weis3. Panic nail Chaon Prevail. Panic and chaos prevailed when the flight bv water from South Porcupine began. Men fought with each other for places in the boats for their families. Thirty launches and as many canoes soon had the women landed safely ot the other side o,f the lake. There was one exception, Mrs. "William Gohr, with her baby in her arms, refused to leav until she had news of her hus band. Gohr had gone baclc to save some valuables and with his clerjc was penned in the building. For more than two hours Mrs. Gohr stood in the lake calling for her hus band and refusing to leave until he was founds Even after all had de serted the town and the fire hd burned out she remained nearby await ing recovery of her husband's body Acts of heroism were numerous, t;nTimiiti or. Pnjrt Twoi.