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Real Estate and Too Late To Classify 1P a JLj JLZ-jt3L.kI2 -J CLUB WOMEN N HEALTH I Development of Vitality and Fight Against'Disease Are Sought by Federation. NATIONAL BOARD OF HEALTH ADVOCATED i , San Francisco, Calif.. June 29. The lieadth department of the General Fed eration of Women's clubs was organized in 19i6 to keep step with the growing 'interest upon this subject, but from the beginning tre federation has been in 'the f-ont among the organizations work ing for the improvement of the health canditions of the nation The kneynote fo the movement in which the women f the Federation are working is the development of Mtality and their aim is to increase the power to live and to work, as well as to help cure or even to present disease At the beginning tne women of onl one state took up tbe work outlined by the Health de partment, but for four years past every tate federation has had an active working committee of women making energetic efforts in the direction of (dimination of disease. In addition to tl eir other work, during the first two j t ars of the existence of the health de partment the women of the federation raised and expended over $35,606 for health purposes in different parts of the country it i roni-a.Ilv r-onceded that there is. no philanthropic work in which the c'ub women have been engaged that lias been more productive of good re fcults than the movement in the inter est of public health They have co operated in everj reform movement brought out by the health officers of the different states. Dr. Crumbine, the secretary of the Kansas board of health, said recently. T havi everv reason to be grateful CAMPAIGN tJ for the moral support as well as the active cooperation of the Kansas Fed eration of Club women. I have never rade an appeal to the club women ot am town in this state (and my ap peals have been numerous during the past three years) but that it has been promptlv and generously responded to. The state board of health has a travel ing tuberculosis exhibit In every town In which we go we first get in touch with the local women's clubs. "We find without exception that the clubs lend their influence irt getting the people out to see the exhibit and to listen to our lectures. We simply could not get along without the help of the womei. in tins particular. When the State board of health aoollshed the common drinking cup upon railway trains and in the public schools of the state, we were subjected to considerable abuse upon the part of the male traveling public and the male members of th,e schools, who think no further than their own personal convenience. But from the start we had the full support of the women's clubs. The same thing is true regarding all of our reform measures." Fighting Infantile liununeas. One of the newer matters to which the federation is turning its attention is the inauguration of an- active crur v3 for ttao conservation of vision. This crusade is waging warfare against. infantile blindness and in many ernes the club women are carefully studying this matter, investigating its causes, means of prevention and legislative measures which might be taken to les sen its prevalence. This subject ap peals especially to mothers and lectures upon the care of the eyes of young in fants are becoming a prominent fea ture of the social service work inaugur ated bj the women's clubs. In addi tion to this the campaign for the con servation of vision provides for the in spection of the eyes of public school children, the free services of oculists, and the supply of glasses if needed, ana . lso the proper lighting of shops and factories in which the employes are engaged upan any occupation calling for continual eye service. Lectures unon all of these subjects are being prov ided under the auspices of the wo men s clubs which cooperate with any other organization working for the same object. Irpo National Health Board. The General Federation department of health stands firmly in support of te establishment of a national board of health, believing that only by this means can certain reforms become uni form. Such a department could be com posed by the union of several bureaus already in existence which could be transferred from the department in which they are now located. The Ma rine Hospital service could be trans ferred from the treasury department, the division of -vital statistics could be transferred from the bureau of census r f the department of commerce and la bor and the bureau of chemistry could be transferred from the department of agriculture. The club women feel that the union of these different organiza tions into one fe-leral bureau combin ing all of the matters pertaining to hia'th would produce better results tlan is possible under the present ar-i-nsrement- W hile most women instinctively shrink from the consideration and dis cussion of the subject of sex hygiene, the time has come in the minds of many of the leading physicians of the coun try for them, to take some stringent action upon this matter and the clubs are responding nobl to the need. The chairman of the health department is cooperating with the department of education in advocating the teaching of this subject in the normal training schools of the country in order that teachers may be prepared to introduce it into the public schools In a letter suggestive of what club women might do to help in tl is matter, former presi omt Yliot, of Harvard, advised the federation committee to secure expert o.v ice upon tne docks on se nygiene hich have been issued within the past i five vears. with a resume of their con tints, and to publish a list of them. This advice is being considered and a bibliography upon sex hjgiene will probablj be prepared under the auspices c f the general federation within the riLXt few months. It is generally con ceded that advancement in this matter ib greatly hindered by the fact that the women interested are not alwavs famil iar with reliable literature bearing up on it and there are many books pub lished w hich are both harmful and dis g isting Flghalng Tuberculosis. In the fight against tuberculosis, the club women have well organized force.; l-i every statf xnev nave aided in tne (uri their s'ate sanatorium and are fcfll.ncr a "Montana sanitarium stamp for this purpose The federation at t Worth last year expended $600 in it tuberculosis literature Many of t t it ff delations supplied travel- t hil- upon this uhjei t in ad- -rif r t f state ooard of hraltl and v i-t rn t! ej ha c neglected ii- . c itumtv tu aid an organization I' ( -tablishment ct tuDercuiosts camps, ,""";' ;,"."' '"v-"i. " "- sanatoria, visiting nurses associations, ailmert from which he wrote "I am cTlnfc. and hospitals In Montana the fet"n5 V?tter tnan Keve, bfKre ln club womn arc banded together to se- I Jears" He wl11 "?n be able to become Paris Cable Budget . France Is Alarmed Over Reduced Birth Rate In Paris RACE SUICIDE THREATENING CE May Adopt System of Prizes and Fenalties to Keep the Population Growing. 35,000 MORE DEATHS THAN BIRTHS IN 1911 Paris, France, June 29. Paul Leroy Bcaulieu, the eminent French econo mist, has issued a striking appeal to Frenchmen and French women, in which he points out the grave danger of the depoprlp.tion and the denational ization of France by the reduced birth rate. Last year the deaths exceeded the births in France by almost 35,090, and the total number of births in 1911 was 263.000 less than the annual birth j rate during the second period of the second empire. i M. Lerov-Beaulieu declares that the j r drop in the French- birth rate is im- j moral, due to the universal wisn to i limit the family to a minimum. It is not alone due to the fear of the expense of bringing up children, but also he claims to be pure egotism of married couples, who io not wish to be bothered by the rearing of infants. Remedies Suggested. The economist has several remedies for -What he considers a very threaten.- mg situation for the future of France First, he thinks, it is absolutely neces sary to teach the Frenchman that the normal family should Include not fewer than three children. This teaching should begin in the schools, both public and denominational, so that it may be propagated as a truth essential to the maintenance of the nation. Furthermore, he favors the adoption of a law, to be applied without excep tion, providing that no persons shall hold public positfons or be eligible for government employment of any kind unless they have three children. The need ot me miru cuiiu inai is uui must be insisted upon throughout France, M Leroy-Beaulieu declares. He estimates that of the average 10 mar riages., usually one or two, bring forth no children, while the remaining couples content themselve with either one or two children. To Give Premiums For Births. As an additional encouragement, the economist recommends the establish ment of a'svstem of state premiums. The sum of $100. in his opinion, should be sriven for each third infant, as well as for each additional infant. This premium should be distributed irre spective of the fortune of the parents, and millionaires should receive it as well as the poor. He estimates that $30,000,000 per year would be the cost to the state of carrying out this plan. He believes that these premiums, if they did not increase the birth rate, would certainly hinder it from falling, and considers it very much Setter to spend the national money in this way than to distribute it in old age pensions. It is better, he says, to suppress tho obligatory pensions and have 50,008 to 60,000 more births per year, for .the salvation of France demands that the country shall be populated. Hafld a Poet. Mulai Hafid, the sultan pf Morocco, who recently left Fez for Itabat, has a reputation as a poet in the Mohamme dan world and is also recognized as a writer on philosophy. His best known poem has recently been translated into Spanish by senor Ricardo Baetsa. The sultan starts by confessing his disenchantment with life. Translated literally, this portion of his song reads: "From the heights to which Fate has borne me, I see naught but human heads servilely bowed. So high am I placed that my hand outstretched could not encounter any other hand, any friendly hand." Then he reverts to the happy epoch when, as a simple camel driver, he loved the beautiful Bedouin girl, Aneise, and her alone. Today, sur rounded with riches and honors, wearied with pleasures, the sultan sadly medi tfttfR Moon th Irrevocable Dast' nnd upon his first love. ! ' Patience. Then, advancing to more impersonal subjects, the sultan writes: "Patience! Fate whispers to me. And j while expectant that the star of ancient days shall shine acrain, resplendent, ' over our heads, i still shall add pearls, more and more pearls, to the marvelous regalia of Islam, and may the keen edge of the sword of vengeance open to us at the propitious hour the road to final triumph' Night sings my songs in se cret today; but tomorrow they shall be intoned in the broad light, freely, glo riously!" The inference is taken to be that he hopes one day, not distant, to shake off the yoke, or the protectorate of the i foreigner, and to reconquer his inde- pendence as the cherif of the Moors. J working to prevent the spread of tu- I berculosis j One- of the benificet efforts of the federation is its continuous work in the direction of connecting the insti tution providing health facilities with the individual needing it and much ; good is being accomplished in this wav. A wealthy man recently wrote- j "I have read in the papers of the work j club women are doing to help tubercu- i losis. We have done all that monev can j do for my daughter Can you tell us anything else to try V Trom a distant i Rtat ramPQ a TfTAT- ff-ntn ?i wnmftn 'I am too poor to have a phjsician Must I die, when I might live'" Tron. the north comes another appeal saj Ing "This man is ordered south by his doe- ' tor His means are limited. He must live cheaply Can you suggest anv- thing" And to each a helping hand is ' given. The rich man was provided with a nurse especially trained for tubercu losis, under whose care his daughter is being restored to health. The poor woman was placed in charge of her lo cal women's club and her needs were at tended to. The sick man was provided with a list of sanitoria in the south and given letters of introduction whici. made it possible for him to enter an a wage earner agiin. In order that tnere may be no dupli cation of work for the same object, the women's clubs of sbme cities divide their activities in health work. The club worren of Nashville Tennessee, did this The health rhairman of one cu'i f1"t-n ites literatuie pnother in-.c-tignt. - th. samtar auditions of .Continued ,n Next, Page ) N itlPtftltf IAH V AhA mX X. A- 1 jd A lf Revolt In Cuba Indicate the Island In Progressing EFUGEES CREATE nOOSLDEIMIID City Is Filled With Mexi cans Who Wish Fur nished Houses. Rental "houses are in great demand at the present time in El Paso, In spite of the large number of attractive bun galows which ave being built to rent in northeastern El Paso. Furnished houses or apartments are in the great est dempnd because of the recent In flux of refugees from Juarez and Chi huahua. The town Is filled with these refugee colonies and one real estate dealer had eight requests for cottages from the Mexican refugees Friday. Among the Mexican colony in El Paso are a number of young Mexican col lege and preparatory school boys who have returned here after the close of the schools. Because of the Mexican trouble in Chihuahua they have been unable to go- home and will spend the summer in El Paso. BUMPER WHEAT CROP FOR CLOVIS COUNTRY (.Organized Movement at Clo- sis to Exterminate the Pesky Fly. Clovis, X. M., June 29 a large crowd of business men of the city, piloted by W. L. Mansfield and B D. Oldham, made an automobile trip into the northern part of the county for the purpose of looking over the wheat j crop. Mr. Oldham stated that the 100 acres of wheat belonging to Cyclone Jones would average from 20 to 2u bushels to the acre. All the visitors are very optimistic in their reports of the outlook for a bumper crop, Swat the Fly" is the slogan of every man. -K-nmnn rinri ohllrt in fjlnvls now. The Woman's Reading club has taken the matter in hand and are urging everjone to put forth every effort to exterminate the insect. Badges prop erly inscribed are being pinned on everyone on the street. Automobile;, with flying banners with "swat the fly" in large letters are to be seen everywhere and everytime a citizen goes home he carries with htyn from one to a half dozen swatters. Last S ear at this time there were a num ber of cases of typhoid fever and there is not a case in Clovis today. Mack Akers, from eastern Tennessee, is In. Clovis, and in all probability will make this his home. Mr Akers has been extensively engaged in to- bacco srowlng His tobacco barns hav ing recently burned, he has decided to Invest the $6s,000 fire insurance re ceived therefrom, together with other capital, in New Mexico property. C. M. Griffin and wife, of Bain bridge. Georgia, are in the city stop ping with Mr and Mrs J. X. Pritchett, Mr. Griffin being a brother of Mrs. Pritchett. They are making invest ments and planning to make this their permanent home. Miss Una Barnett. who recently re turned home from the Silver City Nor mal, left today for Bates City, w here she will visit with friends and rela tives until the middle of August. Mrs. M4ttie Burton, living near Clo vis, died yesterday at the age of 69. Mrs. Burton leaves a husband and a large family of children all residing in this section. YOL.NC 3IEVS DEMOCRATIC CLUB TO GIVE A BARBECUE The Young Men's Democratic club will make its formal advent into the political swirl by giving a barbecue Sat urday night at S oclock at 421 South Stanton street The club is affiliated with the ring and all the candidates running on that ticket will be on hand. Several will make addresses. Flowers Pay Expense of Their Growth and Care For Mrs. Harm Mrs. John Harm, at her home ln Orchard Park addition, linn demonstrated iu a very xurpri.ilng manner what can be done In a short time In the matter of beautifying a yard, If only the proper attention is given to the effort. Mr. nnd lln. Harm have been In their new bungalow home scarsely eight months, jet they hnve one of the prettiest yards in the suburbs full Kncct pens, roe and other lowering nlnntx, with n pretty front hedge and mnnj shade trees well along In their growth. Vnil, the remarkable thing about It all 1., that Mth. Harm has more than mode her flowers pay the ex. pfUhc of their planting and upkeep, he has been selling sweep peas regularly for several weeks past, filling many orders dnily; and, besides the pleasure Mie hns had from growing the flowers, her sonrcc of income has been con siderable. The photographs snow Mrs. Harm lu her yard nt home: the Ir-rger one shows her In thi midst of her sweet pens; the smaller one on the front steps nmeng some of othr flowers, with her pet Scotch collie. Mr. Harm i8 chief sttfrcotyncr on The Herald, - Havana Cable Budget CUBAN FUSS IS EVIDENCE OF GROWTH Thus Declares Writer on the Ground Negroes Not Al together Wrong. ARE DENIED RIGHTS GRANTED BY THE LAW (By Stanford McFarland.) Havana, Cuba, June 29. The most i lurid reports regarding conditions in Cuba have been given to the outside world Homicide, pillage and arson i have been charged against the negro ' insurrectos. They hav e been charac- . terized as fiends incarnate, while the government troops have been pictured as models of forbearance. These impressions have been the pro duct of the Cuban government, in a large measure, and fail in many re spects to delineate the real situation in the island. In an effort to gloss over the insurrection and place their best foot foremost, the government officials have not done justice to the other side of the controversy. IV o Need of Intervention. The Cuban situation is indeed seri ous, but not of so serious a nature that it will demand Immediate "Inter vention by the United States, although it presents a problem that threatens the future autonomy of the republic This problem is nothing more or less than the race question, which has been a source of embarrassment to Cubans for nearly a hundred years. , . - uZi"S"i,'i ',""" J C The imbroglio that prevails here to- I J " " - --.. "- !....... ,.u,,.... accentuated by the presence of the color line. The island, at the present moment, is torn by the endeavors of three political parties to gain control I It is against these conditions and senti and the insurrection was forced by the ments that they are rebelling. Their domineering tactics of the political j revolution is nothing more than a so party in power, the Liberals, who are cial evolution a broadening of views led by president Jose Miguel Gomez. i that has led to visions of other things The other parties in the field are the than occupation in the cane fields. Revolutionists, or negro party, under The stand of the whites is, of, course. Gen. Evaristo Bstoncz, and the Con- ! that the negro, as an administrator of servatives, who rally around the stand- public affairs, is an impossibility. In ard of their presidential candidate, ! a measure they are right, for the negro Gen. Menocal. Of these three divisions, of the present time (the soldier who only two are taking ' ifr nart In the nrpswnl warfare. These are the Revolutionists, under the command of Gen. Bstonez, and the Liberals. unGer president Go mez. The Conservatives, while siding morally with the Liberals, are on the fence, and hope, through the present disturbance, to gain control of the government. Negroes Not Altogether Wrong. Much has been written of the pres ent revolution from the standpoint of the whites, and the general impression is that '.he negroes are entirely in the wrong. An Investigation ot the situa tion, however, shows many extenuating features in favor of the blacks. In fact, were they not men of color, it would not be a prejudiced statement to say that their cause would arouse as much sympathy among outsiders as did the plucky fight of the Cubans against Spaniards. The chief cause of the negroes's dis satisfaction was made plain in a state ment issued by Gen. Bstonez some days ago. In the course of this statement he reviewed the present status of the black man m Cuba, and concluded with this remark: "The negro, under present condi tions, has absolutely no chance to ad vance himself. He is the sport of poli ticians and captains of Industry, and all he asks, all he is. fighting for. in the present campaign, is the right to en joy the same privileges as do the -: . r ----- Flowing Artesian Well In Town of San Simon, Ariz. Cjj&ggc," - ' aJLsSKogsiilr fc " 't - In the past fevi niontbs, baa Simon, Arlr has developed a number of t Ion ing artesian wells and th? rush of homesccKcrs to that section hns been phenomenal. The land is very rich and productive under Irrigation. The nbovc nlcture shows one of the flnw lag wells In that section, brought In right in the tonn. The photograph is Barnes, traveling freight and passeng whites, with whom he holds equally under the Cuban constitution." ,cgroe3 Pushed to Bear. Estenoz's statement is a concise characterization of the prevailing con aitlon. The negroes of Cuba, though they compose Si percent of the popu lation of the republic, hav e been pushed hopelessly to the rear under the pres ent governmental regime. They have been brow beaten, deceived and housed in the most squalid quarters. This was done under a plea that to allow the black men their constitutional rights would mean the establishment of a government similar to that of Hayti. is following DUndly the lead ot uen. . . , . Istnft7.v i a prpatiirp of inferior in tellectuality. But with the establish ment of schools and the education of the negro men. a possibility of po litical unity is established which seems to be the onl means of pacification open to the republic. What is needed to bridge over the years that must intervene before the negro is placed in the status of an efficient citizen Is a strong man who can compel the respect and support of the islanders. Tbie is what the present revolution will, in all probability, bring to light. In fact, from the standpoint of a political student, the discovery of some one characteristically strong enough to take hold of the race ques tion and deal with it in a sane and enlightened manner is an absolute necessity. Otherwise the republic will kbe irrevocably divided against itself. NATIONAL EDUCATORS TO MEET IN CHICAGO Plans Are Made For the Fif tieth Annual Conven tion in July. Chicago. 111.. June 29. The 50th an- ,' nual convention of the National Edu cation association will meet in this city July 6 to 12. This organization is the largest educational body in the United States, numbering among its members educators from every state in the union. The attendance will exceed a thousand delegates, among whom will be some of the most famous men of letters in American educational life. Among those who will be present at the deliberations of the convention are president Harry Pratt Judson, of Chi cago university, Francis G. Blair, Illi nois state superintendent of public in struction; Thomas H. Harris, state su perintendent of education. Baton Kouge. HI.; president Carroll Pease, of the National Education association; James M. Greenwood, superintendent of schools, Kansas City, .Mo.; Walter R. Siders, superintendent of schools, Po catello, Idaho, president William O. Thompson, of the University of Ohio; president Charles R. Van Hise. of the University of Wisconsin, and many other educators of mark. The sessions of the convention will start at 9.30 a. m. on Saturday, July 6. At that time the national council of education will convene, president Car roll Pease will deliver his annual ad dress and the regular business of the convention will be taken un. The subjects to be discussed by the I educators will include the American I high school, a national university, the relation or tne puoiic schools to the movements for recreation, social and civic opportunity , the public schools and public health, rural life conditions and rural education, kindergarten,edu cation, elementary education, normal schools, shall the high school demand professional as well as collegiate train ing in selecting its teachers, city train ing schools and their management; manual training and art; the manufac turer's viewpoint on industrial educa tion economics of the household, busi ness education child hygiene, school administration and physical education. Each of these subjects will be dis cussed at a meeting of experts in that particular division of the educational field and their deliberations and reso lution will be submitted to their Col leagues at home. In this way those in charge of e convention hope to bring about higher standards of efficiency and training in the scholastic field throughout the United States. A feature of the convention will he the observance of educational Sunday. July T. On this date the churches of Chicago will provide special services for the isiting dele ates These ser v ices will be marked bv r rmons on educational topics Everv denomination in Chicago h is joined in this program and a largr number of interesting ad dresses are scheduled for deliverv from the various pulpits. In addition to this novelty, a recep tion will be given to president Carroll G Peae at the rt institute on Mon dav Julv Stb and an exhibit of open I it schools -inl libr r appurti ninces , will In placed in th Chit, a go Library l building. furnished The EI Paso Herald by IV. E. er agent of the S. P. railroad at Tucson. BT WATER SIIPPL1JT Elfll Twenty-six Wells Sunk and Water Reached at a Moderate Depth. Elgin, Ariz., June 29. W B. May field, who has been in this valley boring wells has shown tbat no failure of crops need result for lack of water, for there is an abundant supply at no g.eat depth. On the homestead of Abraham Sauers, the Mayfield outfit first bored. A seven inch drill was used and water in a rheet was reached at a depth of 160 feet. The next well was bored on an adjacent homestead, owned by William Sauers, brother of the first mentioned with the same success. Irrigation pumps did not diminish the supply of water in the least, giving evi dence of a permanent source. In both ot these wells the water raised to a heighth e-f 50 feet. On the Roth rock claim adjoining a well was sunk 158, and water raised 45 feet. With the fourth well on the claim of L. W. Ackzein the bit was broken so Mr. Mayfield had to discontinue at a depth of 50 feet until the bit could be repaired af Nogales. Twenty Six 'Wells. Twenty six wells have ben dug and drilled in this region by new home steaders at an average depth of 25 feet ranging from 160 feet to 40 feet. With the fertile soil, good climatic conditions and ample proof of an abun dant water supply the new settlers ln this valley feel assured of the most prosperous valley in the southwest. Apple trees planted on May 11 on thci claim of Mrs. Mary Montgomery are covered with healthy green leaves and are growing rapidly without any rain, showing the remarkable capactity of the soil for holding moisture. Two new county roads have been opened in this district by the Santa Cruz county supervisors and the set tlers are asking for others. It is believed that artesian water can easily be had here as soon as a rig comes in that is prepared to go the necessary depth for it. John McCarthy has a brag cornfield of 50 acres on his claim south of Elgin. So well mulched was the soil that he claims the corn could go until August without suffering for rain. Equal Suffrage League Formed. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Beebe a meeting was held to organ ize for this v ailey an equal suffrage body to forward the movement in every way possible for the fall election with a party of suffragets and sympathizers from Nogales. Officers were elected as follows: Mrs. Cunningham, presi dent; Mrs. Putnam, first vice president; Miss Ethel Harrison, second vice pres ident and corresponding secretary; Miss Dillon, secretary and Mrs. lies, treasurer. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Cunningham on June 29. A large attendance evidenced enthus iasm for the cause and after the busi ness of arganizing was completed, a so cial hour was enjoyed and refreshments served. Col. and Mrs. A. T. Bird, Mrs. A. A. Doherty, Mrs. George P Jones and Mrs. Theodora S. Marsh attended the equal suffrage meeting at Elgin and were quests of Mr. and Mrs. George Beebe until the following day Ben F. Powell, of Elgin, is preparing to go to Texas to spend the Fourth with his brother. Mrs. Emma Irving will spend the Fourth with friends in Nogales. B. Maier, the Benson merchant was in Elgin this week securing orders and making collections. To Preserve Old Mission. Representative Hayden has in tro duced into congress a bill for the pre servation of the Tumacacori mission in Santa Cruz county, one of the oldest mission ruins in the southwest, erected in the 16th century A sum of $25,000 is asked and a custodian at a salary not over $1000 per car is to be em ployed by the secretary of the interior. V. P. Hanson has erected on his two lots recently purchased from Ben F." Powell at Elgin, a commodious store house, warehouse and dwelling. DEALS ARE MADE IN GRAND VIEW REALTY Five Room House and Three Lots Are -Sold Friday. A. J. Chilton has purchased a five room house on Grand avenue from the Grandview Realty company. The house, for which he paid $2750, is in block 6, of Grandview addition. Three lots in Grandview addition were sola to A J uregory bv the Grandv lew Realtv eompam or St Fri- la The lots aie 0 In and 11 in block jt, and ace on. Tort boulesard. j MANYK0REAN5 ACCUSED OF PLDTTINO Most of the 103 Now in Prison Are Christians, All Crowded Into One Jail. TO KEEP CHURCH AND STATE SEPARATE Seoul, Korea, June 29. The cases of tue Koreans charged with plotting against the government, and the life of the governor general are to come up for hearing shortly. The evidence in the hands of the public prosecutor is ' understood to be voluminous. In all 103 persons are held. The interesting feature of thes3 ar rests is that nearly all of the accused are professing christians. This has caused much comment, and the accusa tion has been made that the Japanese government was directing a campaign especially against christians because of uneasiness lest the influence of the church might become unpleasantly pow erful in Japan's new possession. Officials Surprised. The official of Korea, including the governor general, express surprise at the attitude taken by a number of tho leading missionaries. The governor general, count Terauchi, himself has said that there did not exist in the of ficial mind the faintest suspicion of any ccmplicity or foreknowledge on the part of the missionary body in connection , v'ith this plot. He declared that it was the desire of the government to co operate heartily with the missions, and said "I and my successor will always l:ve up to the promises and the program, laid down when Japan first assumed tha control and government of Korea. Tho instructions of the emperor are that re -l.gion and politics must be kept apart. In other words the state and church from two different branches. Both however, tend to the same goal, which is the betterment of the people, and both must cooperate." Evidence of Plot Conclusive. Gen. Akashi, the chief of the po lice, haid that the evidence of a plot was. he believed, conclusive, but th9 great difficulty was to secure truthful statements from the Koreans concerned. These were mostly young men with ad vanced ideas students and he ad mitted most of them were students in the mission schools. He said that in the past large numbers of Koreans hid professed Christianity in order to se cure the protection and the assistance of the foreign missionaries against the abuses and injustices of the Korean government. After the Japanese bad annexed Korea, there existed a large element of discontent. And because of the sympathy felt by the missionary for his Korean scholars, or socalled con verts, these latter believed that the mis sionaries would support them even though they might plot sedition. Gen. Akashi, who had been accused of much harshness in dealing with this case, said that he did not believe state ments made by prisoners who asserted that the missionaries had actutllv at teended meetings where this conspiracy was discussed. All Prisoners Crowded Into One Jail. The prisoners are all confined in a jail in the center of Seoul, where some 400 other prisoners are confined. The prison is crowded. The prisoners sit closely together and occupy eaeh just sufficient space to enable him to lie down. However, the Korean in his own home lives and moves in small space. The cells are clean and thoroughly well ventilated. The prisoners all appear to be cleanly clothed and to be in good health. One or two of the better clas3 of prisoners are confined In more spa cious cells, and one of them, a baron, formerly minister of education, has a cell to himself with matting and am ple bedding The accusation has been frequently published, and is believed by many of the missionaries, that torture ha3 been, used in the preliminary examinations to elicit testimony which might prove the case for the police. The governor general and Gen. Akashi positively de ny the use of any form of torture or or violence in the prison. Some prisoners who have been re leased have shown marks which they declared were caused by torture, such as hanging by the thumbs, flogging and mental influences. Analysis of their stories does not prove the truth of the statements. Certainly none of the prisoners now confined shows any out ward evidence of torture. A number of missionaries express themselves as satisfied that a plot did exist. Prisoners Can Appeal. The trial will be open and the pris oners will be given counsel. The evi dence will all be read in open court, and appeals to two higher courts are permissible. The common belief is that the case will develop a conspiracy in which a number of educated young Koreans have been connected as the leaders. It Is asserted that Koreans now living in America and certain other persons who have been connected with Korea's past but who are now living in America, will be shown to have contributed money and advice. Certain of the prisoners were the recipients of these funds, and are known to have distributed them. There is reason to believe that some of these were innocently a part of the plot. The revolution in China gave a con siderable impetus to this particular con spiracy, which sought a revolution and the restoration of Korean independ ence. The assassination of the governor general was discussed as & part of this censpiracy, it is believed, and the as sassination of prince Ito, Durham White Stevens and the attempted assassination of the premier of Korea, all believed to have been the work of christian con verts, lend considerable credence to the present charge. The governor general has made a personal request to the chief of police and prosecution that these young men be dealt with as leniently as possible. The missionaries in Korea almost without exception pay tribute to the present administration, while some of them are disturbed lest the work of the christian church in Korea should receive too heavy a blow as a result of these prosecutions. CROWDS WATCH THE HERALD BULLETINS The Herald bulletin board was the busiest place in El Paso Friday after noon and evening. All afternoon the sidewalk and plaza was crowded with people waiting to read the bulletins announcing the results of the Balti more convention The interest was keener than in the Chicago convention and the crowd continued to grow un til it blocked traffic ln Pioneer plaza toward evening Man) good natured but heated po litical arguments arose m the crowd between the Brjan and the anti-Bryan factions and thv crowd listened to these good natured arguments with broad smiles. The Herald esrvice was up to the minute and the results were posted as rapldlv as thev were received over the special vv.re in the telegraph room Of The Herald editorial department.