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Huerta Sends Half Million Dollars To Pay His Army At Ojinaga
ASSOCIATED PRESS Leasea Wire DAI AND NIGHT REPORTS. WBATBER FORECAST. Fair tonight and tomorrow. EL PASO, TEXAS , Friday Evening, December 19, 1913-16 Pages .two atttrrioxs top at. , . IN FirilT NF A R MF Ylf 0 flTY WI51 lisi55 JtL V Jb JkJL& A & 1&fl S. 3 S &3L& M& Nbrf' a "i A E M BXICO CITY, Mexico. Dec 19. Federal troops Just missed cap turing Emlliano Zapata, the ' rebel leader. j last night at Nenapera ranch, in the federal district, about 15 miles south of Mexico dry. Zapata established his temporary headquar ters at Nenapera ranch dating, his re cent attacks on tfce government forces. Rebel Force Is Eou(l. The federal troops approached the ranch from several different directions and. after an hour's skirmishing, the rebels were routed. Some of the rebel Srisoners told their captors that Zapata, imself was in command, and 'was one of the last to escape. He broke through the circle of federal troops with a few MONEY TO PAY MERCADO'S MEN Leaves -Maria in Charge of Col. Alberto Terrazas and Rafael Flores, Aid to Gen. Orozco Reported that Orozco Will Succeed Gen. Mercado in the March Against Chihuahua Federals Get Supplies. MARFA, Tex., Dec 19. Half a million dollars in Mexican money was sent, from here te Ojinaga by automobile today. The money will be used toj pay the federal troops of Gen. Mercado's army. Armed Mexican guards xode ia the ante carrying the treasure. Col. Alberto Terrazas and Rafael Flores, aide te Gen. Orozco, rode in the machine. t-RESIDIO, TKX,, Dec 19. The buy-fr- Y " provisions for the-federal army at ujinaga conuuueu & uic main activity here today. No definite announcement' has been made by the federal commander, but it is thought that the Huerta forces will evacuate Ojinaga by Monday and march eastward towards Chihuahua. A sum of money witG which to pay the troops 1b on the way to Ojinaga from Marfa. To Remove Mereado. Gen. Salvador Mercado, commander of the federal army fn Ojinaga. will be removed from the otfiewiiliin the 5SjgT24 noun? hyroaeo. who WH1 take his place, according to Information se cured here today from an absolutely reliable source. Mercado's evacuation of Chihuahua without attempting to check Pancho Villa's march southward from Juarez Is given as the reason for Ms removal. Within thVee days the federals will depart from Ojinaga and advance against the rebels in Chihuahua, ac cording to statements of federal offi cers in Ojinaga. Enough provisions for an extended campaign will have been secured by Monday, when the evacuation is sched uled to take place. The only rebels in the vicinity of Ojinaga are 200 under CoL Chavira, who was garrison commander here be fore the federals appeared. His force is reported around La Mula pass. Federal scouts control the country in a radius of 60 miles and have found no large body of rebels. Saw no Rebels. San Antonio, Tex, Dec 19. Major R. A. Brown, chief of staff of the south ern department, returned to h6 head quarters today "from a tour' of in spection at Presidio and Ojinaga. He reports that there are 5000 federals at Ojinaga, all well armed, with .ammuni tion, -machine guns and artlHery. While there Maj. Brown saw no "Con stftntionalists" around there and he believes they have taken to the hills. $200,000 IS SENT TO PAY FEDERALS A draft for $200,00 in Mexican cur rency was received here at the Mexi can consulate Thursday for the pay ment of the dissatisfied federal troops at Ojinaga. The money was sent to Miguel Diebotd. consnlar inspector, and will be shipped to Presidio and crossed to Ojinaga COMES FROH OJIXAG V TO CLAIM SADDLE IN BL PASO A little, bewhiskered Mexican ranchero clanked up the steps of the custom house Friday morning wearing a vair of Spanish spurs, a bine cape overcoat and a wide brimmed, white hat. He was Pedro Duran Marreyra. and he had ni. ii oil ,a iroiT fwstm nim&.o trt rot a saddle which he had left at the customs hoase in bond. Pedro works for C M. Newman In Mexico and is a well known character on both sides of the river. He says that there is ' nothing new at Ojinaga. BLETBK ALLEGED VASQTJISTAS ARE RELEASED FROM JAIL Eleven Mexicans arrested Tuesday afternoon by the city detectives and al leged to be Vasquistas, were released Thursday afternoon. The guns and -ammunition captured at the time of their arrest is still being held. The defend ants were held in the city 'jail in the belief that the United States author ities would take some action. None was taken and the men were released. GUAYMAS FEDERALS ATTACK REBEL OUTPOSTS, RETREAT Hennosillo, Sonora, Mex., Dec. 19. A federal column of about 1000 emerged from Guaymas and attacked the hills at the rebel base below Hermosillo Thurs day. The "Constitutionalists" met the advance with a hot fire and the fed erals retreated. Food is reported scan ty In Guaymas and funds to pay the troops are said to be lacking. EL PASOAN WILL TEST VALIDITY OF EMBARGO WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec 19. The constitutionality of the congressional res olution -of 1912 under which shipment of arms to Mexico are being pro hibited was challenged today in the supreme court. John S. Talbott, convicted at El Paso in April, 1912, of violating the presi dent's proclamation by sending arras to Mexico, asked the court to review hia conviction on the ground that congress could not confer legislative powers on the executive. companions, who used their machetes to cut their way out The representative sent to the war office by the federal commander said the rebels were not pursued, owing to darkness and the rough nature of the country. Carranza Aids Zapata. Persons coming from the state of Morelos today confirm the report that the activity of Zapata is due to instruc tions received from Gen. Carranza. The latter recently sent several emissaries to confer with Zapata and other rebel leaders in the south. They are reported to have supplied Zapata with funds for the renewal of his campaign against the federals. Seek Volunteers In Brazil. Efforts are "being made to enlist vol CASTILLO EXECUTES UNRANSOMED MORMON William Sevey, Son of Bishop, In Slain in Mountains While Brother Seeks $200, Is Report. William Sevey, son of bishop G. W. Sevey of Colonia Juarez, and brother of bishop George T. Sevey, of Coloma Chuichupa, was held for ransom and then executed by Castillo's bandits In the mountains between Colonta Juarez an.t Pilinia fit it ifh m) n nrnnrflHp' to I a receive by the Mormon coIon''xpaS here. 1 Sevey is a rancher at Colonia- Chui chupa and was returning to his home from Colonia Juarez, accompanied by his brother, bishop George T. Sevey. When in the mountains the two we're held up by a bunch of Castillo's men and a ransom of $1000 gold was de manded. It was later reduced to $200. William Sevey was held while bishop Sevey retarned to Colonia Juarez on horseback to raise the money. Before he could obtain the amount and re turn the bandits became uneasy for fear the Villa troops might overtake them and executed young Sevey against a rock wall. It is not known whether or not the body has been re covered by bishop Sevey. Young Sevey was one of the leading laymen 1 of the Mormon colonies In Mexico and has taken a prominent part in the col onization of the district. CARRANZA GOING i TO CHIHUAHUA ITJa Junta In Washington Does 3fot PJnce Much Stock In the Emlllo Vssquez Gomez Revolution. Washington, D. C, Dec. 19. The "Constitutionalist" junta here issued a statement -today that Venustiano Car ranza's expected arrival at Chihuahua . city within a few days to take charge ui me civii government mere will com pletely clear up conflicting statements concerning Pancho Villa's alleged hos tile treatment of foreigners. Reports that Emilio Vasquez Gomez and Gen. FeHx Diaz are to start an other revolution In .Mexico, combining with dissatisfied sections of Gen. Hu erta's forces, were received by the junta today, but were given little ere. dence. v Dr. Gomez has been in Washington for some time. He refuses to discuss the reports of another revolution by his brother. It is known here, however, that when peace is restored in Mexico Dr. Gomez expects to be a candidate for presi. dent. REBELS MOBILIZE OPPOSITE LANGTRY Langtry, Tex Dec 19. A large number of "Constitutionalists" are now in camp in the canyon of the Rio Grande directly across from this place where they are mobilizing. Recruits are reaching this place-by train from the east daily and crossing to the revolutionists' camp. However, no at tempt has yet been made to cross arms and ammunition, the men merely bringing bedding. A visit to the rebel camp discloses the fact that they ap parently have arms and ammunition in plenty. The band is said to be under the command of Col. Calixto Guerra, who took a prominent part in Coahuilla as a Maderista, during the Madero regime. Capt Winterburn. in command pf the L1. a. ooraer patrol at Del Rio, was here, and as a result of his visit has sent a detachment from the 14th cav alry and the troops are now in camp here in charge of sergeant Kerndall. They arrested a party of insurrectos who were camped on the American side, but on orders from headquarters, released them and made them cross to the Mexican side unteers in Brazil for service in Mexico in the event of an American invasion, according to El Pais today. The news paper prints a special dispatch from Rio Janeiro, setting forth that Luis Gomez, "an enthusiastic pan-Latlnist," has issued a circular calculated to awaken a sentiment of solidarity among the Latin people of the western hemisphere, to resist the "decided Im perialism of the North American co lossus." Manuel Ugarte, the Argentine poet and pan-Latin agitator, who has been conducting a campaign against the United States in the South American and Central American republics, is said to be interested in the same scheme as Luis Gomez. BY VILLA He Explains that He Took Spaniards' Property For Their Own Good. MANY ARRESTS ARE BEING MADE rHIHUAHUA, Mexico, Dec 19. Or der is being enforced in the cap- ital by Pancho Villa and his rebel officers. Bach day arrests are being made here of persons who have been in hiding since the entry of the Constitutional ists, who are prominently connected with the Huerta regime. These pris oners are be'ng treated with consider ation and merely detained pending In vestigation of their acts. Less uneasi ness is felt by the German colony. Those still here will remain, awaiting instructions from their consul. It is estimated that there are some 50 Spaniards ' in the outlying districts who will not come in, but will take In- an interview. Villa today, in de fence of his action in expelling Span iards from Chihuahua, makes the fol lowing statement. "It Is well known to the whole world the criminal conduct of the hundreds of Spaniards who in the City of Mexico sided with Felix Diaz in the cuidadela and with arms cooperated in the up rising of .last February, which brought on so much Injury and buffering to the Mexican nation, not only In the lives and interests of the natives, but also of the foreigners. "These same acts were repeated in the city of Torreon, when It was at tacked by my forces, wjiere I made sev eral Spaniards prisoners of war, who. or the ridiculous pretext of defending their interests, fired on the "Constitu tionalists, causing many deaths. Charges Against Spaniards. "It is well known in the city of Chi huahua that the majority of Spaniards residing here were decided Huerta sympathizers and, worse still, with only rare exceptions, fomented and helped the domination of the usurper Huerta, sometimes in acts and sometimees In words., .always Insulting out cause. "In view of such reproachable con duct on their part, I resolved, iir- ac cord with the chiefs under my orders, to -decree that all Spaniards abandon the capital of the state, with the ob ject of guaranteeing their lives, which .were in imminent danger, owing to the natural and justified repugnance which the Mexican people feel toward those foreigners because of their participa tion in the affairs of oar country. Confiscation of Property. "I ordered also that all property be longing to them be confiscated in the name of the constitutional govern ment, while we make the necessary in vestigations which wHl show who of these took an active part in favor of the Huerta government. "In order to better guarantee their property, while it is in our hands. 1 have named honorable and responsible persons as receivers to take inventory of it- It is untrue that anarchy reigns in this city, and Chihuahua remains quiet 'without there having been re ported any serious disorder."" DAILY LIFE AT PRESIDIO CHANGED MUCH SINCE REFUGEES CAME IN Normal Population of 150 Is Increased Several Times and There Is Much To Discuss Main Questions No Refugees Died on Hike From Chihuahua. PRESIDIO, Tex, Dec 19. This vil lage, situated on the Texas-Mexico frontier, 67 miles from a rail way, is today probably the most inter esting place of its size 4n the United States. For two weeks, it has been and still is the mecca of safety for Mexican refugees from Chihuahua, who represent more than a. billion dollars in wealth. Upon the hard dirt floors of its adooe huts have slept in the last tn day.- M(.vicans v. ho could buy the town witrout missing the money. Normally the population here num bers about 150 persons, 12S being Mex icans, with an average daily transient population of two persons. Now, there are at least 400 people living here, most of them temporarily, and the town has an average daily transient population of 60 persons. American .army officers and soldiers. TJ. S. cus tom men, cattlemen, sheriffs ana deputies, state rangers, newspapermen, photographers, auto drivers, immigra tion inspectors, doctors, rebel secret agents, federal spies and Mexican ref ugees, millionaires many of them, make up the heterogenous, and for the tiif-e being, democratic population oi rrcsidio . I'li-iily of Autos Xw. Ordinarily, the only vehicle that "makes" Presidio regularilv, is an an tiquated stagecoach, which carries mail everv day between here and Shat ter, 22 miles north. From Shafier the mail is taken to Marfa, 45 miles fur ther by automobile. For the last two 1 Postmaster General Asks an Emergency Appropriation of $1,000,000. SENATE IS TO PASS MONEY BILL TONIGHT W ASHINGTON, D. C, Dec 19, Postmaster general Burleson today asked the house postof- JTice committee for an Immediate emer gency appropriation of $1,000,000 to op erate the parcel post unitl June 30. Of the 51,000,000 appropriated to begin the ne wsystem, Mr. Burleson, reported all but $22,000 had been spent on Decem ber 6. Defends Seaman's BUI. Thomas Conway, of Buffalo, secretary of the Marine Firemen, Oilers' and Water Tenders' union of the great lakes, defended the La Follette sea men's bill today before the house mer chant marine committee. He told of hardships of firemen compelled to come on deck from stifling boiler rooms to do deckhand work " in cold weather. Such a system of double duty, he de clared, was a menace to the health of firemen. " Appeals to Protect Jews. Conditions arising from alleged dis crimination against Jews in Rumania were described as '"pitiful" by renre- SriSSii' S3TSS,Sr ! reUredca!iinagv M. SgEkS? iuwer to ine ierun treaty or is to enforce Rumania's observance of that convention, which promised ' no discrimination because of creed or race. Secretary Bryan, Mr. Chandler said, was in sympathy with the resolution. The committee took no action. Proposes Six Year Terms. A constitutional amendment for six year terms for representatives In con gress, subject to the recall, is proposed in a bill by representative Kent, of California. The roads committee of the house appointed a sub-committee of five members to agree on a general good roads bill. Secretary Garrison endorsed befora the military committee a bill to pro hibit discrimination against army, ma rine and navy uniforms. Clark Scores "Calamity HpiTlers. Speaker Clark left his chair in the house yesterday to -challenge the na- triotism of "calamity howling" Repub licans after minority leader Mann had made a speech picturing the country in the throes of business and industrial depression as a result of Democratic tariff legislation. Aslthe greatest "calamity howlers In the country." the speaker character ized senator Root, former speaker Can non, chairman Hilles, of the Repnb- Hadley, of Missouri, and representative Mann. Representative Mann had painted a gloomy picture of the coun try under the" Democratic tariff and the threat of political control of bank ing and curreney. Representative Mann suggested that what the country needs now Is not so much money as orders for business. Speaker Clark retorted that the coun try was having plenty of orders and that In his district the largest eement-1 plant in the country was working 2800 ! men on three shifts of eight hours each. Must Respect TJ. S. Uniforms. Senator Chamberlain introduced a bill In the senate today to prevent dis crimination against the uniform of- the United States and to-prohibit its mis use. . A monument In each state along the Canadian boundary to mark the line and commemorate 100 years of peace between the TJnfted States and Great Britain, was proposed in a. bill by sen ator Jones, of Washington, whictvasks a $500,000 appropriation .for the pur pose. Army Officer Is Sent To Prison for Hitting Lame Man with a'Saber Strassburg, Germany, Dec. 19. A sentence of 43 days imprisonment was pronounced by a court martial, today on Lieut, baron Von Forstner, of the 99th inantry, for cutting down with his saber a lame shoemaker in Za bera. Alsace, on December 2. The charge brought against him was "will ful assault and causing great bodily harm by the illegal use of a weapon." Lieut. Von Forstner was the officer who brought about the recent trouble between the military and civilian popu la?"m of Zabera. The sentence of the court martial carries dismissal as an army officer. weeks, the noisy racket of ajlomobiles pushing their way through the heavy sand in this neighborhood1, has been heard. In "time of peace," the arrival at Presidio of an auto was an occasion; now it is almost an hourly occurrence. The trip by auto from Presldo to Mar fa, 67 miles, is made in about five hours. f As a rule, there Is no difficulty in finding bed and board here. Now it is harder to discover these neeessities than to lay hands on the proverbial haystack needle. Kvery available bed and blanket In the "village is in use, and still there are many who sleep cold. Men who are accustomed te lux urious beds and meals consider them selves fortunate to get blankets to sleep under and two meals a day. My bed has been made up of three blan kets laid out on the floor of a little, adobe hut, which looks more dilapi dated than those in Kl Paso's "Chihua huita." BIr Business Xow. When things are quiet not more than S1000 worth of business Is transacted a -week, on the average. These days it is no uncommon thing to see the same amount of business done in an hour. Purchasing tf supplies for the federal army at Ojinaga has created a business boom. The port at Presidio is open from 10 a. m. until 5 p. m. and between those hours there is -a steady stream of women camp followers from Ojbi.iga. crossing the river to buy sup plies here. Many of them wade the river, which is waist deep. The water is cold. CENTRALBANK PLAN REJECTED BY THE SENATE 0 Country Will Have a Bran New Currency Measure in a Feu) Hours Regional Reserve Bans Are Provided for in the Measure Adopted in Caucus bytthe Democrats and Passed by the Committee of the Whole Senate Bill Differs in Phraseology from House Measure, but in Effect h the Same, .??, . WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec such a substitute for the administration currency bill presented by senator Burton .It was voted down with out a roll call. -The senate then, in committee of die whole, adopted without a' roll call, the administration currency bill as framed by the Democratic caucus; In this form, the measure went before the senate for a final vote. t A complete reform of the vast and complicated machinery of finance, banking and currency wHl be accompEshed by the currency bill. Its fundamentals provide: ' . The issue" of currency; guaranteed by the government, based on notes and bills representing commercial transac tions and backed by a gold reserve. The new currency is expected to contract and expand to-meet thejvaried demands of trade. The concentration of the bank reserves of the country in regional institutions tr -- r ASHINGTON. D. C. Dec 19. TJn Vl less unforeseen obstacles are en countered, the new currency bill will pass the senate before It adjourns tonight, 'ihe Democratic leaders bad the bill in such a position at the closing j moments of last night's session that they might have passedit with an hour ' or two more of debate. . Loans on Farm T,ands. I Settlement of the remaining details was begun as soon as the settfefte assem- bled. A comoination amendment by I senators Crawford, Owen and Nelson In the foregoing general principles, the Mil is practically the same thai bkloin olf five tl'tom j P?ssed tte hontj. But in phraseology and more or less important details, hundred gages. The amendment would permit ! of changes have been made by the senate. central reserve city and country banks I The senate has retained, after a contest, the house plan to have each regional sTpereen'otheiciyaliTsur- : bank a Mbank of banks-" ? directorate controled by the member banks and plus on such security. Senator Nelson the capital furnished by enforced subscription of national banks. Senator Hitch- sueceeded in getting into the Wll a i cock, aided by the Republicans, made an ineffectual fight to make those institu tPiBionrechee3tUime denoStand tions public utility banks, owned by the public and controled by the government interest on them, a procedure at pfa- ' unt a technical viola ti in of the law. The Democrats vot d down a' pro posal by senator Crawford to prohibit interlocking d'rectorates In banks in the new system. amendment to anthorizeSrrSgionai banks to loan direct to individuals on proper security if the banks in the i unwilling." Several Republicans joined """"" -i" w ";; up me uemocrais against it ana it was defeated. 47 to 33. NewlaitdT Urges Caucus. Senator Newlands declared he had several changes which he wished to propose to the measure, but said he would .prefer to have the Democratic caucus first pass on them. He began rn agitation for a further caucus of Democrats. An entirely new fiscal policy was proposed in an amendment by senator "Weeks but voted down, 44 to 46. It proposed that the surplus in the treas ury at the end of each fiscal year should be applied to reducing the na tional debt. Burton Amendment FaU. '"An amendment by senator llurton to deprive the federal reserve board of power to suspend all reserve require ments was defeated, 41 to 37. Senator Bristow proposed that ' the boam be prohibited from, suspending the requirements as to the gold re serve against circulating notes." Sen ator Root declared that without the amendment, the board could nullify the provision written into the bill to check depletion of the gold reserve. Senator Owen pressed for a final vote on his bill as a substitute for the bouse bill, but senator Burton declared he had several amendments to present. He ; then proposed to strike out the nrovis ion. allowing the federal reserve board to authorize the use of the new cur rency or the present national, bank currency as bank reserves. Root Supports Burton. Senator Root supported the Burton amendment, declaring that the new notes and the present bank notes were simply promises to pay and were, there fore, an absurdity as reserves. "This is the most preposterous thing T have heard of," said he, "since Mr. III cawber paid his personal obligations by giving his note of hand. It provides simply for the nse of debts as security for debts." Mr. Burton then attacked the provls- BY EDMOND BEHR -Eating and Sleeping the Presidio contains about twenty houses, all made of adobe.' a drug store, postofflce, restaurant and gen eral merchandise store are Its main establishments. The drug store and postofflce, in the same building, is the gathering place for all the inhabitants of the village. It is here that the whole town comes of an evening- to discuss the latest "war" news and to wish the whole thing would end soon. There is so little actual excitement from a military standpoint that every one is thoroughly tired of the situa tion. Meal Time nn Event. Meal time in Presidio Is an event. There is only one restaurant here and there arc but two tables In it. seating 14 persons at a time. One of the tables is in the open air and few of the diners (Continued on page 11. column 5.) ASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 19. A barbed wire fence alon the Mexican boun dary to check intrusions into American territory was proposed in a bill today bv senator Ashurst. A total of $350,,000 would be appropriated. f9. The senate today finally rejected" capitalized by the hanks of the country and controled by directors elected by the banks. The creation of a market for the negotiable commercial paper which, forma the bulk of the assets of the banks where in time of stress these-assets may be easily and without loss transformed into cash. The establishment of from eight to 12 great regional banks throHghout tht country, which -will issue currency, rediscount paper and centralize and mobilizi the reserves of the local banks. The creation of a federal reserve board of seven members, appointed by tbq president, with final powers of control and supervision, over tis entire system PRACTICALLY SAME AS HOUSE BILL. As amended by the senate, the bill regional banks, as the necessity may develop. EARNINGS m REGIONAL BANKS. . - ,. Under the house bill, the earnings of the regie-sal banajtergiSg 5 percent amoenas on ine stock, ana, ewawisniHg . divided am8BS memha banks aad r the bill so that the stockholders shall ; of 40 percent of the capital shall be ' o,TniTtT! fcnl1 To aimAofl nn-Tialf crniTUr the remainder founding a "depositors" failing member, banks. The senate has broadened materially ; vfirich would be eliigible for rediscount currency, under the house out, only paper maturing witmn SO days was available, but the senate after a contest broadened the provisions to include a percentage of six months paper in order to accommodate smaller banks in rural communities, which handle little short time paper. Ion allowing member banks to deposit as half their reserve in the federal re serve bank, paper available for re discount. An- amendment to strike out that provision was defecated without a rolF call Senator Burton endeavored, to pre vent the issue of the new currency in denominations of $l to ?! tat an amendment to that effect was rejected 44 to 35. Democrats Alter Bill. With the last of the opposition : goia reserve behind the new treasury amendments to the currency bill voted j notes from 35 percent to 4j percen down, senator Owen began the pre- i was. further modified so that an addi santathm of the amendments calcu- tional tax of 1 percent would be im lated to perfect the measure. The posed when the reserve falls not mors opposition did not insist on roll calls than 74 percent- below that figure and the amendments were adopted with little debate until senator Owen presented one to authorize the federal reserve board to appoint "attorneys. experts and assistants," without regard to the civil service laws. Then the Republicans 'broke forth4ln protest and prevented immediate action. One amendment adopted provided that the banks in the new system could not employ former secretaries of the treasary, assistant secretaries, control. ere ui iuo currency, or memoers or ine after they" severed theS ejection with the government. Inn-ense Snlnrl-. Another change gave the secretary of the treasury discretion to use a part of the earnings of the regional banks to build ud the srold reserve The sal- a-iy ui me jucuiuc ui uiu leaenu re- .. .. .l. .. ... .. .1... .-.a v I u. k,.1 i. l (iimu to $12,000. A number of amendments calculated to simplify the work of put-- werfe adopted and various changes of state banks and trust companies. Republicans Gain Points. The Democratic conference last night endorsed amendments covering a num ber of the points most vigorously de manded by the Republicans. These In cluded provision for an extension of the time limit on rediscountable paper of agricultural transactions from 90 to ISO days with the discretion left to the board 'of reserve to accept the longer time paper; the guarantee of depostfs PLEADING FOR PARDON. WOMAN DROPS IN FAINT USTIN, Tex., Dec. 19. While waiting to see the governor Thursday afterx f noon to urge a pafdos for her husband, Mrs. J. A. Pietzsch, of Tarrant county, fainted. The governor, after the woman recovered consciousness, told her he would see what coaW be done to get her husband's liberty. The result was that the man was granted a conditional parole. He was sent to the penitentiary for two vears on conviction for cattle theft. He had served! three months of the sentence. LD FENCE mX the central basik'plan by voting dowi provided for the creation of eight or 12 a a percent sarpins, woaia nave peea gerament The senate has amended receive a 6 percent divideaaa s-trplns fund established and that the remainder of the? n fck tnrcornTnoTii- it- friwkiu -,- .. insurance fund, to reimfrarse depositors in the character of the commercial paper and which may be used as a basis for in state banks that may join the asso ciations, as well as in the nationa. banks, and a provision that would per mit clearing house associations to con tinue their present system" of examin ing the transactions of the banks with- in tne clearing house associations. May Ignore Civil Service. ; The Democrats determined to stanc by their amendment taking out of the f civil service the experts and officer) of the new currency system. Th i atnanAmant niviualn n l&a da W i and an additional tu nf iu. -naTf-fr. if or each addition, decrease q 2Vi per cent in tne amount or me reserve. Mrs. A. T. Patrick Dies; Expended a Fortune To Liberate Husband Tulsa. Okla.. Dec. 19. Mxs.' Albert T j Patrick whose husband served 12 . ' ?JyihBf,,5t? ! m,"dtrer ot IT"- Marsl . ' H.ousr . '"" . . c! "" "" jr. ton. Texas, died here today. Patrick and their children were at the bedside Mrs. Patrick, as Mrs, Addle M. Fran cis, was married to Patrick soon after his conviction f-or the murder of Rice. ror tne ensuing iz years sne aevotea i.,- .tir entire lime mu Mpeuueu w. I j ?5LsJWZt?V3lnnocencc and gain a pardon far him. . vyilsrm rlnrti I rep To Take Place of One Planted Bu Hayes Washington. D. C. Dec. 19. A "Wil son elm," hich the president helped to plant yesterday in front ot the white house, takes the place of an elm tree planted by president Hayes. The Ha es elm was destroyed recently by a storm which swept the white house grounds.