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1 Paso, Texas,
Jainary 26, 191216 Pages
Fair tonight ana Saturday.
S EN ATORIAjL
Arizona Fears That New
Mexico Will Get the Long
Terms Ahead of Her.
IS VERY SLOW
Phomix. Ariz.. Jan. XS. One of the
questions being discussed by the Ari
zona politicians the past few days is
the time when the election of the
United States senators will occur. The
Arlzonans want to get there ahead, of
.ew -Mexico it pesaioie.
The long term will be a prise well
worth workine for. It Is announced
from New Mexico that the membeni
f the legislature there will name their
uniton Mart-fa 11 If such is the case
the New Mexicans will be in Washing-
i rii-f to Anun& mnrsWK trau
t. ' z.z : . r i i i
ai rai a i....rih am ia mai nfr lafeii m
Wl" aZ?l2 til Present out- t tains and sandy deserts, it is an intel
ruar. JJS?S 55 JJuS"' m aot lectual shock to" discover that the prln
..ftf ,,PveSda?sWa1teraat ciP Industry of the principal city
1-.-V k- .-idon mnnot convene for
at least SO days after the new gover-
n Mn. t
However, the possibility of a dead
lock In New Mexico looms large. The
people did not express their choice as
is the case in Arizona, where the elec
tion of the United States senators will
be a mere formality. Should there be a
tight in New Mexico, the Arlzonans
might beat them to the wire.
Smith May iet bbi uc ;.
To Henry Ashurst the question Is not
??- mim:! " r,h8,CJ nnrore!
cau gu u-- '"- "ir-i; cSith it is
"""-"' --'th-r Mrt of the state
fhBink Mark will havi ? had I his share
think Mark Will "l "" "ST.-,.
te'rm'lveswin'b- a-sJronT opponent
and there is no possibility of two sen-
ators coming from Tucson.
t, AhiTrf first term at Wash-
ingun and he will be given at least
another opportunity, should he draw
the short term, as a senavur uuuu& t
first vear would have but little oppor-
.,,).., nf mal-lnf a showing. omiLu
having had experience and acquaint
ance in Washington would .be he"'
able to accomplish something In the
senate, and it is said he has mors -than
& hundred bills to introduce when he
gets to Washington. w.i,
Ashurst is preparing his speech
of acceptance to the legislature at
present and attending to his legal ar-
fairs in Prescott ..-
u.... iohnmt recently returned
frim a trio to California and admits
spending Vi for a suit of clothes,
among the other extravagances of the
The Ooeat Is Sew.
Instead of criticism for the state re
turniag hoard the aorernor, territorial
secretary and eMeTjiMttoe fee slW
ness, tt-wonof is "flt Tbr 52
ing any progress atO. wte tTtfi
treat amount of worR eataiiea.
Tne tasa oi o"h vy j"--rr
is one that few can appreciate. The
calling or the precinct vote and Its
Initial tabulation Is only a primary
detail The clerical work Is stupend
ous Seldom are two counties found
which could be eoswted on the saps
surt of blank Some counties voted for
justice of the peace and constables.
Some counties have oae and some two
senator to elect while representa
tives run in number from one np to
.i.n Some counties had but two tick
ets in the field, some three and some
four In the Cochise county -sount It
lour in tne .oauo wuuij tv .. ,
was necessary to rule 130 columns for ,
figures te count the vote beside o .
columns for justices of the peace, in
hf !X3" WkJEf K.ZS1VI
sets of figures, to he totaled. There are
several smaller counties out uu mo
other hnd there Ur Yavapai county
with preeinets'-a half more than Co
chise. Then after the count tables are
made there must he other general ta
bles for the state officers assembling
tfcfc figures from the totals In each
In calling the vote one clerk watch
es' the man transcribing to see that
both do their work correctly. When
the total from eacb precinct has been
recorded one clerk devotes himself to
adding up the- eelumns. When that l$,j
Anne- tiv sheet la nassed to two other I
clerks who check tne wont over witn ;
to Another cWrk who skilfully draws
peanT 'hanosTt 1SX to NoTT" who
proceeds to copy the returns on tne
tracing paper. Then It has to be re- tacts, taaen m ramauoB wra y.o -checked
again to see that no error has nomic fact that agriculture In this
been made. Finally the one county sheet ' part of New Mexico Is possible only
Is completed and ready for blue print- as the result of Irrigation, make the
lng, for several copies have to oe maoe. .
It may be stated also that one of the
clerks Is a blue print artist and his
work will save the state or whoever
pays the bill a pretty penny.
IHIIea Refases Job.
Governor Hunt. Intending to Inaug
urate a system of reform In the state
prison, has offered the job of warden
to Joseph Dillon, former state Demo
cratic chairman, now chairman of Ya
vapai county. Dillon has refused to
THEY HK lEOpt IN El PASO
Applications For Citizenship Papers in Federal Court
Shows That Numerous Mexican Residents of the
County Have Been Casting Their Ballots in
the' Affairs of El Paso, Though Lagally
They Were Citizens of Mexico.
The recent ruah lor atuemhip papers
in the office of United States commis
sioner George B. Oliver fcae developed
a number of sidelights upon the local po
litical situation in reterenee to the pesy-
merit of poll taxes and the votine of i
aliens. Aeeording to ike commissioner,
a Mexican who applied for his first citi- I
zenship papers Inuraday evening, in the i
presence of a number of witnesses, tbe j
commissioner aays, stated tkat he tad .
been resident of El Paso since 1873 j
and had voted at MI of the etection& .
even when the court house was at San
Ehzaxio" but had never become a nat-
urahzed A-merican citizen.
Aureho Gonzalez, a bar porter at t&e j
Orndorff hotel, made Uoclication for his
papers for naturalization before
msmoner Olner Thursday and
a"a.SUi.5A ffir si i
Metropolis of New Mexico
Is a Thriving Lumber
(By Frederic J. Haskln.)
Albuquerque, N. M-, Jan. 26. In the
city of Albuquerque, the largest In the
state of New Mexico, the eastern vis
itor Is destined to rearrange his pre
conceived notions of this new state.
Fortunately Albuquerque is an -ew
j Mexico to Uttle, partly because of its
natural location and partly because It
is a railroad center, and the railroads
have here made special provisions for
i j.u vbb wau ua luuufiti. mhoo v
To oae who has thought always of
... ., .. ., i . ..
of -.the state is lumbering, ana mat
the huge sawmills of Albuquerque are
supplied with western yellow pine
from the lareest unbroken pine for
ests yet existing in this country In J
ixew .Mexico ana Arizona.
Indians at the Station.
The traveler alighting from the train
in Albuquerque finds the stage set for
his amusement and instruction. The
railroad station itself and the huge
hotel connected with it, .form a grop
f . rambling buildings In the Span
! mission style that not only please
the eye because oi tneir intrinsic
I beauty, but also bring sharply to mind
i the traaitions ana romances oi toei
old Spanish colonists. On the platform I
,i inhahitin?- a. nxrt nf thn .hotflJ
bunding are a scoreof Indians of na-
uve tribes, there to sell their wares
blankets and basketry "and to impress
I unon the traveler that this is the coUn-
try of the indian. Not the- Indian that1
roamed the plains and depended upon I
tne meat oi animus ir iovu aaa tneir
-wins tor dress, but the Indians who
live In permanent houses, submjtting
themselves to a complicated system of
government, tilling the soil for food
and weaving wool and cotton for
clothing. Here in yie railway station
at Albuquerque the present generation
of these indian tribes is represented
by their most skilful weavers of blan
kets and baskets, who reap a rich har
vest from the strangers who go
through on the railway.
The City is Modern. ,
As for the city itself, it is entirely
railroad, and was laid out after the of Chamtzal 0tett- atW- Sama
rectangular fashion of all new -Asaarl- i Blego alleged" tfrsfL tte -property is hers
. u. .. i
c&n (owue. xu muo -ou uwn am ; bodi uua xraia ibq jexican goyem-
trnu-A with substantial buildinsa. the.aaant. -- -...i .
steel omw ouwang ana tne,pni-sione y.gwujrifMBff8JBeiBit de
mansloa that are no different from j feasant, ITr.JVS. tSarso. rfeacfSi that
their kind in &nry other Americas .
town. But, only a nuie or so, away.
old Albuquerque, a apanisn town,
where the house are adobe huts and
the language of the people is Spanish.
Only a few steps away from th
railroad station is a model of a Pueblo
home, an adobe trnetare whose only
entrance is from the roof; gained by
means of a long ladder. This is typ
ical of the houses of the Pueblo In
dians, built after they had fallen un
der the more Or leas thriftless influ
ence of the Spanish Mexicans. When
tne spaniaras rirst came, anu nwcao
f mnv sreneratlons thereafter, the
he Spaniards first came, ana inaeea
pueDlo8 "retained their typical system
f fc building. Each village was
communal and all of the people lived
in the same huge house. Some of
these were built of stone, but more
often of adobe. They wfere three to
six stories in height, each story re
ceding from the one below It Usually
these towns were sunt on some ms"
place accessible only by a steep trail !
and in everv instance mere waa
door opening out of the lower story,
but always a ladder reaching to the
entrance on the top of the ground
floor, a ladder that could be easily
raised for purposes of defence. Sev
eral of these pueblos are In easy mo
toring distance of Albuquerque.
When New Mexico was ceaea to ids
-nteeoThe to teTo? th4 ' taE
irants made by the 8Uh and Mexl- ,
can Buu:..i. .. t j..-.
social institutions oi aew auivu
Huge Land Grants.
The huge land grants of the Spanish
era are governed after the ancient
custom, and, in fact, form practically
independent communities. Their in
habitants, for the most "part, are
Spanish-speaking Mexicans, whose
manners of living are not radically
different from their kinsmen below the
(Continued on Page Six.)
he had poll thr reeeinte fo. two
previous to the tune he fcad asfcrfL
aatef1UIiMd " f
papers -for n&turalizatinn ' ..j .-i
--, wiott lor b first
tine presence of the commissioner Ti5 i
otfcer witnesses that he iwui bewTwJjIw. I
in El Paso reularlv since he bad bm
of age, 25 years ago. He came toTM
Paso in 1S73 from Mexico and Frlw
wfcs the first time that he had ever msS
out any paers to become naturalized
During the ipresent week tbe, euL.
skmer, Georse B. Oliver, has mademif
papers for 93 Mexicans who hav A
clared their intention of becoming -ifj
zens of th Knit.) . rs2r "
I other rush for first papers has uJmH
's Saturday is the last dav ifcev ?f'
Tinsss. "" &
BEHEADED AND BURNED BY IttOB
- Guayaquil, Ecuador. Jan. 26. Gen.
Pedro Monetro, vrho recently -was the
popular hero of Guayaquil, was yester
day shot by the angry populace, drag
ged Into the streets, beheaded and
Gen. Monetro In November last was
proclaimed president by the troops sta
tioned in Guayaquil, but handed over
the leadership In the provincial guTem
ment to Gen. Klavlo Alfaro.. A revo
lutionary army went from Guayaquil to
meet the s oyernment troops from Quito
who, under the command of Gen. Leoni
ds, Flasa, defeated them and eventu
ally forced Guayaquil to capitulate.
Gen Monetro, with other leaders, was
captured on January 22 and Inst evea-
Judge Walthall Declines to
Interfere With Work on
the Pearson Mills.
THE SITE IS
The construction of the Pearson mills
in El Paso Is not to be stopped. This
was assured when judge A. M. Walthall
In the 41st district court Friday morn
ing declined to grant the Injunction
sought by Mrs. Carmen S. Samaniego to
restrain Dr. F. Stark Pearson from con-
. T .. . T'.Sr - -- - i
a fuit was pondJas in the federal court
a rzso between other parties and
tnat tne leaerat court In- that ease had
taken the property into its custody by
a writ of -sequestration; that the de
fendant in this suit had filed a replevin
bond In that- case and had taken the
property Into possession and that the
district court ought not now to prevent
the defendant, by injunction, from go
ing Into possession, as he would be au
thorized to do under his bond filed, in
the federal court.
Judge Walthall refused to grant the
injunction prated restraining defendant
from going Into possession of the prop
erty as be had a right to do under his
bond in the federal court.
The Site Cleared.
The Pearson plant site Is now cleared
of all the adobe houses and the first
steel for the tracks and sidings is be
ing lafd. The spur track to connect
with the Mexico North Western at the
railroad bridge at the foot of Stanton
street is being laid and the spurs will
be connected to the Southwestern and
Texas &Paclflc link tracks along the
river front in order that the machin
ery may be moved onto the plant site
as soon as the factory buildings are
The temporary office building is now
being erected on the site of the big
mills and the office forte of the Pear
son company In El Paso will occupy
this office1 Monday. The offices of- the
Mtmnatw nA nntt In fltA TlnhArt-'Rfln-
Her building: " -
vivivxiivo jjxoxi xxm i n. Avxa.
Attempts to Withhold Dy
namiter's Checks Blocked
i by Federal Judge.
Indianapolis, Ind.. Jan. 26. Attempts
to withhold J. J. KcKamara's check
books from the government's Investi
gation of the dynamite conspiracy were
blocked by federal judge Anderson to
day in an order directing Leo ML
Rappaport, an attorney, to appear at
once before the federal grand jury and
turn over the evidence required.
As counsel for McNamara. Rappaport
claimed that whatever checkbooks,
stubs, cancelled checks McNamara had
given him. were privileged communica
tions and could not be demanded as
evidence. Rappaport had been ordered
to appear before vthe grand jury, but
he resisted, by a motion to quash the
Dlstrlct attorney Charles W. Miller
argued that the grand jury wanted the
checkbooks toi And out what Mc
Namara did With the ?10,G0fl he was'
"That money -was mid him as an
official of the union," said Mr. Miller.
"It was -expended to transport dyna
mite and nitroglycerine about the
country and to pay the expenses of
men who blew up -laces."
Judge Anderson ruled that the
checkbooks were as material as a re
volver or a knife with which a murder
had been committed and imist be pro
JTHB COIiLINS CASK IS
ARGUED IN WASHINGTON.
4. Washington. D. CX Jan. 2.
Argument was made la the
United States supreme court
today In the case of Dr. Ira
Collins, of Kl Paso. Millard
Patterson represented Collins
and attorney general Ughtfoot
EPIDEMIC IS SPREADING IN
SIAM; CONDITION ALARMING
New York. N. T.. Jan. 26. The Pres
byterian board of foreign missions has
received further cable advices regard
ing the epidemic among the Laos peo
ple of northern Slam The cable reads
sE "; "a-re-aw wa
i onditlons are alarming and the
- EXPLOSION KILLS &
60 IN GUAYAQUIL
Guayaquil, Ecuador, Jan. 26.
0- An explosion In the artillery
& barracks here killed and
wounded 60 men. &
& Gen. Meardo Alfaro. accom-
panted by rebel troops, has ar-
& rived on the British steamer
Quito. He was captured by
the government and lmpris-
- , -
Ins the general was brought before
a courtmartlal and -sentenced to Id
years' Imprisonment in a penitentiary.
When Gen. Plaza, Trho presided over
the courtmartlal, announced the sen
Asks Help For Starving
Millions in the Name of
MARCH ON PEEIN
HAS BEEN STARTED
Washington. D. C, Jan. 26. The ap
peal Issued through ordinary channels
having failed to elicit a response in any
way, commensurate with the situation,
president Taft today personally and as
president of the American, Red -Cross
sent opt an appeal for funds to relieve
the famine stricken of people of China.
Mr. Taft's plea la part follows:
"As Y rata dent -of the American Na
tional .Red Oast it beaanM raxr intur.
attire ity to cfcta t tm sttontltaj f
the BMWIx ar-tlufTirltML2&
37-,---- -- r3- -!IT- T-
aniens otawxui ai
:Mt In aarftatriZflto!
anS Khar nrexs have destroyed ore
sad MeveaCM the oaltivatlon of crops.
Millions of human beings are now lac
"Until peace is restored in China and
the functions of efficient government
are established, these conditions must
continue, save as relieved by the
charitable efforts of other countries.
"In the Nome of Humanity."
"In the name of humanity, the Red
Cross calls once more on the American
people to come to the relief of a sister
"Contributions should be sent to the
state red cross board treasurers or to
the treasurer of the American National
Red Cross, room 341, War Department,
Washington, D. C "
March on Pekln Begins.
London. England, Jan. 26. The
Chinese revolutionary expeditionary
forces at Wu Chang begaif their for
ward movement towards .Pekin today,
according to a Tien Tsln dispatch to
the Kxchange Telegraph company.
Sharp FlghtlnB Occurs.
Shanghai, China Jan. 26. Sharp
fighting has occurred on the railroad
from Tien Tain to Pukow. The imperial
troops under the command of Chang
Hsun. formerly commander at Nan
king, came into contact With the rebels
78 miles south of Suchow. where Chang
Hsun has his headquarters. The re
sult of the battle Is not yet known.
Intrigues Are Rampant.
Pekin. China, Jan. 26. Premier Yuan
Shi Kai Is topay another visit to the
immrial iilB.ce on Saturday and Im
portant developments are expected to
Palace and government Intrigues are
rampant and tne panic among the Chi
nese inhabitants continues. Prince
Ching, the former premier. Whose views
have been considered a hopeful factor
in the situation, has been granted a
10 days leave.
POINT ON PACKERS
Margin Sheets Denied by
" as Evidence.
Chicago, 111-. Jan. 36. A ruling In
favor of the government in the prose
cutioaof the packers was made today
when United States district judge Car
penter allowed the Introduction In evi
dence of 36 original margin sheets of
the National Packing company for the
first eight months of 1910.
The defence had denied all knowledge
of these original margin sheets until
they were suddenly produced In court
by alstnct a-iwincj irimei&uu.
mi. nv.rr,mAti bniioviu fh mnrrin I
sheets to be an important link In the I
chain of circumstantial evidence by
which it expects to prove the packers
guilty of violating the criminal section
When special counsel Pierce Butler
..nMMwntlmr the government started to
I read the sheets to the Jury, the defence
that the evIdBnce was immaterial.
"These papers are Irrelevant and
should be excluded," said atBrney John
S. Miller, representing the Armour
"If we are not careful we will be
overwhelmed with immaterial things
In this ease."
"timu turners are red handed things.
A. .nfnioB of the government." in-
' terrupted attorney Butler. -
. Judge Carpenter then overrulld ob-
, JecUons and attorney Butler was per'
- I mltted to' read the disputed "documents
to the jury
BECAUSE The El Paso
Herald IS INFLUEN
TIAL FOR GOOD, it is the
strongest newspaper -in the
100 Reasons Number 65.
tence, crowds of ansry people who
had surrounded the government palace
awaiting the result, shouted violent
protests. The excitement, increased
rapidly and some of them ruihed into
the court room, riddled Gen. Monetro
with bullets, seUed the body and
dragged It into the open air. There
they hacked' the head off the shoul
ders, gathered fuel with which they
started a fire, and then cast head and
trunk Into the flames.
The excitement lasted throughout the
night and revolver shooting occurred in
many parts of the city.
Gen. Eloy Alfaro and GenTTaez, who
were captured at the same time as Gen.
Monetro, vrere, It is reported, sent to
Quito at midnight. They will be tried
by courtmartlal in the capital.
Borah Says Trust Works
Men 18 to 24 Hours in
IN THE MONEY PROBE
Washington. D. C, Jan. 26. The "hell
holes" of the United States -Steel cor
poration came up for discussion at 'a
hearing today before the senate com
mittee on education and labor in the
house hill which would impose an eight
hour labor restriction on all govern
ment contract work.
Chairman Boran. of the committee,
said some industries had gone so fax
as to need federal attention.
"KtSHI p WportooC th
work. 12 hours & av. seven
week and 'oners who work It to Hi
hoars in .one shin. No man who has
i taken an oath of office can ignore
General counsel James A. Kmery of
the National association of manufac
turers, declared that manufacturers '
generally objected to being made the
( viearioua victim of abuses in one. In
"Money Trust" Probe Resumed.
The house committee on rules today
resumed its hearings on the Lindbergh
resolution for a special inquiry into
the "Money Trust" with Samuel Un-
termyer, of New York, as sponsor or i
champion of the Lindbergh resolution, I
but he was satisfied congress could not 1
legislate intelligently with respect to I
trusts or to a monetary system until i
the question of concentration of the '
"money power" was thoroughly under- ,
For that reason, he said, he favored i
the proposition to "investigate, pro
vided it is conducted in a conservative, '
painstaking, nonpartisan spirit with ,
the sole object of exposing the weak- j
neases and abuses of the system as the
basis for constructive legislation." I
Speedy Action on Steel Tariff. I
Speedy action on the steel and iron
tariff revision bill was foreshadowed j
in the house today when chairman Un- ,
derwood of the ways and means com- i
mitee called the measure up for the i
opening debate. An agreement for five '
hours' debate today 'was followed by
the statement from Mr. Underwood that ,
he would endeavor to close general de- ;
bate tomorrow. The passage of the bill
tomorrow night or Monday Is expected ,
oy the uemocratlc leaders.
Representative A. Mitchell Palmer,
of Pennsylvania, in eoenine- the debate
iior tne democrats, said tne bill &p
preached so closelv the terms of the
Cummlns Iron and Steel amendment.
which the senate added to the cotton
bill In the extra session last summer,
that It merited the support of all those
who supported the Cummins schedule.
"That amendment presumably em
bodied the Ideas of the only section of
the Republican party to whom the pub
lic can look for assistance toward any
Tellef tariff taxation," said Mr. Palmer.
He added that if the progressive ele
ment In the senate would "accept this
opportunity" for accomplishing tariff
revision, they would find a "united
Democratic party in that body willing;
also to take at least one tariff Issue
out of the realm of politics."
The Day In Congress.
The senate was not- in session. It will
meet at 2 p. m. Monday.
The house met at noon.
The debate was begun on the steel
tariff revision bill. The general debate
will close tomorrow. The bill may be
passed late tomorrow afternoon.
bamuel untermyer of New Tork tes-
tifled before the rules committee re-
try's money power by four groups of
Louis D. Brandeis. of Boston, dis
cussed tbe pendtnar anti-trust bills at a
hearing before the Judiciary committee. 1
nanui en Commissioner.
An interstate corporation commlastoa
Is proposed In a bill introduced by rep-
resentatlve Morgan (Republican), of
Oklahoma. The bill would give the
commission authority to fix maximum
prices and regulate the bun math.
ods of corporations engaged in Inter -
Right to Send Troops to China.
Secretary Knox, hi response to the
senate fore gn relations committee's re
quest for information concerning the
Stoi! aPVCh f Amert- trdoops to
tnma, made a report to the jnh..'
ident bad acted under the rlhts zratot
ed b'y the protocol of l$i --t-
T-PATlVriVU TRAIN ON .
The fiP.5 ROAD. FEB. 1. X
NoV?h w " . train on the Mexico X
rive in th- ---d will ar- ?
Uon v-Jtlf EV Pa8 ""Ion sta- X
hl Uari ' trom Chlhua-
defa i? Ti?y of prson and Ma-
JSniJhe presnt plans of the
SS?y ?re permitted to be
nfiT h,. Ut ; ,The train will be
.Lkl a, testation from the
chamber of commerce.
"gtw1' r, ww .meMPcittwBii iitthki' .fiTsr.yr zi
i 'r.imh.." aa vat. ; rr nun in i mtwi'int '3B.JHg .:wj a. mu e
lvXT. feact. .in it -n i ltai nfSiTir Mm 1 3?iiMWyJ". fzhpwtinca
This Is Not Taft's Declara
tion, but .That of the Once
HITS THE RECALL
Columbia, a C, Jan. 26. ."Recall of
the judges spells In the ultimate, re
sult, the recall of the judicial system
and the substitution of a vigilance com
mittee,' declared Alton B. Parker, oae
time Democratic nominee for the
presidency. In a speech last night.
The Democratic candidate for presi
dent in 104. was addressing the South
Carolina Bar association, and he not only
expressed himself as opposed to the re
call of the judiciary, but took excep
tion to some of the criticisms of the
"Vr06 In the P8t y Mr. Roose
velt He said in part:
"If put into practice and carried to
its inevitable 'conclusion, recall of
judges is the substitution of popular
opinion for legal procedure It Is jus
tice or injustice meted out not
according to the law of the land, but
accof'd,tnE to supposed puMIc senti
ment. Recall of judges spells In the ulti
mate result, a recall of the judicial
system and the substitution of a -vigilance
'5t7,e.I b.efor. l two, in .he history
of civilization, has any blind leader of
the blind advocated as progressive a
return of. the chaotic condition inner -rent
In the administration of justice by
caprice rather than by the rules of
.v.!T!j? recaH of judges, however Is but
the first step towards the cherished
goal of the leaders nf th. nwvnn.An.
against the Judiciary. Their ultimate
aim- is the recall of the power of the
courts to declare void such legislative
acts as are foridden by the constitu
tion, state a&d federal.
... Say Roosevelt Started It.
What has happened of late to lead
so many to favor stripping the mem
bers of the judiciary of their Independ
ence and shearing them of the power
to enforce the constitution? Surely the
judicial standard has not been lowered
of Jfte- Tbe caMso of the change in
public sentiment then is not to be
found in the lowering of tbe judicial
standard. It had iW beginning during
the incumbency of the last president.
More- combinations to restrain trade
and prevent, eo-jupetiuon came into ,t-
uu.ue tiBnoK'DW iDcmnnann nf
war previous nistarv.
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bititv f our M Wia? t k-. IZZrrJl
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-was ever accusation unjust? Whence t? a"L ""it a.-frBOI Jz manuestants
came the special privilege? aeains? 1 ner . 1. and asking that an
which proteaf la riteed? rom the ,nvaa5P"1 o? They also
courts? No, Jot in a single Instance coPl'ne that Mr. Rosales. while act
They came by statutes passed by leg- 555" Kovernor ad interim, is a can
islatlve. bodies and n moo in,i.ni... didate for election as constitutional
approved by chief executives " J governor of the state, which, they de
Xot the Law? "A We Wish." ' p,are- is contrary to the procedure laiJ
"The reports which came to him of I down as the result of the past revolu
tfce e.f,'ct of his campaign against the tlm
Judiciary enabled him to gt out of of-
t L.ii PPreciting that through
his Skill M uHmlnl.lrotl j lT
party has escaped for a time at least
the responsibility which was justlv j
theirs. What his present motive may i
be. we need not conjecture. I
"His grievance is that the decisions
are 'in such Vagrant and direct con- J
tradictlon to the spirit and need of the !
times.' It means to his multitude of (
readers that courts shouM iiwirin nnt
as the people have commanded in their
constitution, but according to the no
tion of himself and his followers as to
the 'needs of the times.'
"Through his leadership, while pres
ident and since, a large and uninformed
following has been recruited through
out the United States who are waging,
many of them unconsciously a battle
against tbe superemacy of the law.
People Not Betrayed.
"The uninformed think before thv
""".""' uwoiini, nun me courts are
mo4k fc. J 4 j J Aih AWA . m
in effect vetoing legislation that the
fCTjpiv vvaiiL, uui iiiAi tne courts are
merely setting aside enactments that
the people have forbidden the legisla
tive department of the government to
pass. If they should be made to un
derstand the whole truth before it is !
too late, the movement against the Ju- t
u,c"r?' .""" ." .S" against it pow-
" ,BOJ -frUT-.r?? ?? usur
fa. va awnva avv aiiou VJ LU9J UtfV
pie, will end."
TAFT MADE TRUSTS
COME TO JUSTICE
Taft Also Responsible For
Income Tax and Would
Revise the Tariff.
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 26. Achieve
ments of president Taft's administra
tlon were defended here last night by
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KIDNAPED 41 YEARS
AGO; MAY BE HERE
Kidnaped from his borne in Cheyraa Wyo, os Fesntary 28, 1871 when
he was hot 11 years af age, Heary Martis Gag is beBeved to he in EI Paso and
is being sesgat by his brother, Charles A. Gage, of 207 Bast Niatk street,
Aecordwg te a letter received by the local police, Heary was takes from
his home ia 1871. Eight years ago a gypsy woman oh ber deathbed made a
cenfesaioa, toli him where he came from and who he wag. Then he advertised
ia an Omaha, Jfetu, paper, in an effort to locate his reJatives. At that time
he 'was a reddest f Texas.
Hew his brother, ttawgh chief of police Edward G. Schoel, af CheyeBse is
seeding drcwUtr letters att ever the country in an effort to locate him.
BET ON RACES THE
CAUSE OF A FIGHT
Discussion over a bat resulted in a fight on South El Pasa tt , ,
afterao., and the anart at J. H. WKrJalasan, said to be LteJerday
witii assavlt E. Aronson was strackveTtSe heart aad al??Lchar!;ei
station, where for several hours he was not exiiectrf toLv a-T. pohce
said the matter arose over her hus- d makraT a "rtef nn s Wlf e
races. Williamson is nnder a $300 bond, andAronsoT 1 fftL!!? 0n th
ered to be taken to his home at Third and El Paso reU snf6aently rev-
His Former Lieutenant Con
fers With Madero and
Bears Peace Offering.
A STATE GOVERNOR
Mexico City, Mex, Jan. 26. Abraham
Martinez, former chief of staff and sec
retary to Emilleno Zapata, had an in
terview with president Madero at the
national palace last night and as a re
sult the well defined rumor became
current that he was to ileave for the
state of Morelos and confer with Za
pata with reference to surrender.
Martinez is the man who accompa
nied Zapata on the occasion of his
vitlts to this city for conferences with
Mr. Madero. when the then chief of the
revolution was endeavoring to bring;
about a peaceful settlement of affairs
Martinez, acting, as he claimed, un
der the orders of Emlllo Vazquez Go
mez, then minister of gobernaclon. ar
rested a son of Gen. Mudo Martinez,
ex-governor of Puebla, in the city of
Puebla. Due to the fact that the ar
rested man was a member of the na
tional congress, and therefore, under
the law, exempt from arrest, Martinez
was taken Into custody and sentenced to
imprisonment ln Puebla. He was re
leased only a few days ago, when ha
had completed his term, and came to
The department of gobernaclon has
been informed that the federals have
gained a number of small victories
near Calpulalpam and Tlaxeala and
have killed and wounded many of tie
bandits. The jefe politico of the place
has been ordered to give a full account
of the operations.
A band of Zapatlsts attacked the vil
lage of Tlaltlhzapam. In the state of
Morelos, but were repulsed by the
guard. The 28th squadron vt rurales
attacked a band of Zapatista of Pu
ebla Nuevo 'Monday, and dispersed the
Joaquin Miranda, a leader in the
past revolution and father of. Col. Al
fonso Miranda, has arrived In Mexico
City from Chietfa. Morelos, and will lay
before president Madero complaints
against the outrages which he says the
soldiers of Ambroslo Figueroa. former
jsovernor of Morelos, are committing In
that state. Mr. Miranda declares that
Flgaeroa's rurales are robbing town's
and committing all sorts of outrages
ans. that the people are In greater ter
ror of them than: of the Zapatlsts them-
f'" ,J . ..
lsffiM fri tbe Club Central
' TtTJnl. n lAft a. .. ti ..
W0 -"? Madero against go -
vxwk- xuuirui uuiHHn, oi nioBiiro. anu
Ael. Serzhtos, .jefo politico of Pachuea
aliasing' that they had ordered rurales
I HAM LrA-Sii IS
I ' " 'M WTiXlJJJ J.U
sice in Case Makes Sev-
Several Books as Big
Mexico City. Mex Jan. 26. Fourteen
volumes, each approximating an un
abiAflged dictionary in size, and con
taining the documentary evidence, and
transcript of the testimony in the trial of
Geo. L Ham. president of the late United
States bank, are in the hands of the
Judge with the. recommendation of the
procurer general of justice for the re-
nuouc. uanos iedo do Tajsda. The
I juaae in coarse or tne case has twn
a xi a i a
j granted 20 -days' leave of absence in
which to go over the evidence, after
Work For Judge.
At the conclusion of th trial nmnor
the law gate the procureur general lo
days In which to revise the evidence
and to make his charges. This,
Tejada states, would be a ohvstcai mi.
possibility for anyone and, according
ly. 35 days were required before the
charge could bo given to the court
Brief te Be PuSHahed,
Lie. Tejada stated that although he
did not consider It necessary for him
to explain his actions, the affair had
attracted such comment and had been
in a measure made a teat case, and h
had therefore written a brief on the
case which is to be printed In both
Bngllsh and Spanish in order that tne
public, which has so far hoard only the
arguments for the defence, may hae
a chance to judge the merit of the
With regard to the poeelbtlity of
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