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VOL. 21. THE WORLD IN PARAGRAPHS A BRIEF RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS IN THIS AND FOR EIGN COUNTRIES. IN LITE DISPATCHES DOINGS AND HAPPENINGS THAT MARX THE PROGRESS OF THE AGE. Western Newspaper Union News Service. WESTERN. New York’s 10,000 policemen have ! orders to arrest Harry K. Thaw on sight. Secretary of War Garrison and his party passed through Billings, Morn., ! en route to the Yellowstone National park. , Six occupants of an automobile were killed when a Santa Fe passen- j ger train struck the machine at a crossing a mile east of Carrollton, .Mo. Every effort is being made to un- | ravel the mystery of the death of John McAlpine, millionaire lumberman, who was found shot to death in the basement of his home in the fashion able East End district at Duluth. The body of George Winkfield, the negro accused of the murder of Estill Potter, thirteen-vear-old girl, was found in the Missouri river near Lex- j ington, Mo. His throat was cut and it is supposed he committed suicide. I'niformed police stood guard at ev ery entrance to the New York hotel where Evelyn Nesbit Thaw is stay ing. Always tearful of her husband, * she showed her terror to a marked degree on learning that he had es caped from Matteawan. unmasked bandit boarded the eteor. the Frisco’s fast train for | Alemph.il*. as the* train was leaving the Union passenger station in Kansas City, he.d up the four occupants of j the rear Pullman coach and, after fir- j ing once at trainmen, escaped with 1200. Rain put an end to the great j drought which has cost Kansas and i Missouri millions of dollars. An ac- j company ing drop in temperature brought relief to sweltering millions ! who had not known a good night’s sleep or a comfortable day for three i weeks. Nine men were killed and one prob- j ably fatally injured at Clifton, Ariz., j when a cable pin snapped at the Cor- : onado mine and two ore cars, carry- j ing twelve tons of ore, and thirteen i miners, dashed dow'n a thirty-eight- j degree grade for a distance of 3,300 ; feet. Gerald Lippiatt, organizer for 1 United Mine Workers, was shot and killed in pistol duel with two detec- j tives at Trinidad, Colorado. G. W. ! Belcher, detective who did shooting, ! wounded by union man, in hospital with bullet in leg. Wajter Belk, other ; detective, under arrest. WASHINGTON. District relief is apparent in official circles over the course of events in Mexico. Enlistments in the army are falling j off about 400 men a month and army officials believe it to be due largely to the establishment of the army re serve by Congress. Increases on freight rates on canta loupes from New Mexico, Kansas and Colorado to New' York and other east- j ern markets, proposed by the Santa Fe railway, have been suspended by the Interstate Commerce Commission until December 13th. Joaquin Mendez, Guatemalan minis ter at Washington, called on Secre tary Bryan and stated he had re ceived full instructions from his gov ernment to sign a general peace j treaty as proposed by Secretary Bry- ; an with the United States. The Mexican situation apparently was unchanged with President Wilson j and Secretary Bryan awaiting the | Huerta government’s reply to the pre liminary note delivered by John Lind to Foreign Minister Gamboalt outlin ing the position of the United State?. Bryan let it be known that he expect- i ed no reply for a day or two. In a dramatic statement I. H. Me- Michaels, dismissed chief page of the House of Representatives, presented to the House lobby investigating com mittee a sweeping charge of corrup tion against Representative E. Mc- Dermott of Illinois, for years his sponsor. With intense earnestness McMichaels, in picturesque language, corroborated the allegations of M. M. Mulhall aga:*ist McDermott and made additional charges, at times shocking the committee and spectators with outbursts of profanity and slang. THE WINSLOW MAIL FOREIGN. The citizenship of Mr. Andrew Car negie is likely to be made the subject of an official inquiry, as he is said to be a voter in Scotland. Mrs. Pankhurst has gone away for w r hat her friends call a “rest cure,” which they say will probably be ex tended to the United States. President Wilson’s message to President Huerta now is in the pos session of the government, which may be expected to reject it or to return some answer shortly. General Felix Diaz, Mexico’s special envoy to Japan, intends to leave the Pacific coast at once for Europe with the avowed intention of going to Ja pan at a later date. Richard Wagner’s former home, Pillnitz, in Saxony, the famous old house where he composed “Lohen grin,” has been sold at auction to the owner of a distillery, j Prince Stanislaus Sulkowski of Aus ! tria and his bride, formerly Miss Ma rie Louise Freese of Los Angeles, ; sailed for Japan from Vancouver on | the steamship Empfess of Russia. Three engagements between rebel followers of General Zapata and gov ernment troops were fought along a } line which extended three-quarters of j the distance about the Mexican capi tal. The Countess Laszio Szechenyi, for merly Gladys Vanderbilt, became the mother of a second daughter at Great Langley manor, at Guilford, England, j Both mother and child are reported doing well. If the British Legislature were to follow' the French proposal of a tax on bachelors over thirty years of age 1,146,571 men in England and Wales w'ould he liable to it, according to the :last census returns. SPORT. Standing of Western League Clubs. Won. Lost. Pet. : Denver 75 44 .630 Des Moines 67 50 *73 : Lincoln 61 56 .521 «t. Joseph 60 58 .508 Omaha 58 63 .479 Lopeka 53 63 .457 Sioux City 51 65 440 Wichita 46 73 ‘.386 Samuel r. C6<i>, the Anglo-Ameri • can aviator, who tvas killed at Aider shot, was practically penniless.' Alanagers for Johnny Dundee and j Ad Wolgast posted SI,OOO, guarantee ing a twenty-round bout at Los An i geles on September 8. Henri de Laroche, w r ho was goaded I several days ago into making an as , cent in an aeroplane, from which he fell, sustaining fatal injuries, died in ; Omaha. Alec Johnson, 36, the “Terrible ; Swede," who once fought Joe Gans and was widely known throughout | Colorado as a pugilist, was buried in i Denver. Matchmaker Eddie Pitts of the i State Athletic Club has signed ! Frankie Burns of New Jersey to meet j Benny Chavez in a ten-round bout at j that organization’s next show on Fri ; da >' evening, August 29th, in Denver. Pacing a mile in 2:0514 at the Great j Western Circuit meet at Peoria, 111., William, three-year-old bay colt, owned by W. W. Marvin of Lafay : ette, Ind., broke the world’s record for three-} ear-olds and under. He w T on from Little Bernice in a driving fin ish; the Direct entry third. GENERAL. Harry K. Thaw, the slayer of Stan- I f° rd White, escaped from the hospital : for the crim’nal insane at Matteawan, N. Y„ Sunday morning. One striking copper miner was killed and two deputy sheriffs were wounded in the first fatal outbreak of | the copper miners’ strike at Calumet, | Mich. Prof. Henry Marion, for thirty years professor of modern languages in the United States Naval academy, died in the hospital at Marion, Ind. of a general decline. Mrs. Mary Grujok, twenty-eight years old, a bride of six days, w'lio is said to have been deserted three days ! a fter her marriage, committed suicide ; by hanging in her bedroom in Chi cago. Amid a burst of applause from the ! throats of 12,000 people who packed the Denver Auditorium to capacity and in the presence of the sixteen drill teams w hich took part in the competi ti\e d 1 ills, the Raper Commander}' j drill team of Indianapolis w r as de- I dared the winner of the $5 000 chant I pionship silver loving cup. The pre sentation of the prize was made by Mrs. E. B. Field, Jr. The champion ship team made an almost perfect score, the points given it by the judges, Capt. John B. Schoeffel, Lieut, A. M. Graham and Lieut, J. M. Marks, army officers from Fort Logan, was 99.26. Englew'ood No. 59 of Chicago was de clared second prize winner with a score of 98.29; Joliet, 111., No. 4, was the third prize winner with a score of 97.68; California No. 1, fourth with 95.83, and Chicago No. 19, fifth with a score of 95.13. WINSLOW, NAVAJO COUNTY, ARIZONA, AUGUST 2.3, 191.3. JOHN A.THATCHES DEAD PUEBLO MILLIONAIRE WAS PIO NEER OF COLORADO. Interested in Many Enterprises and Reputed to Be Worth $25,000,000 to $40,000,000. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Pueblo.—John A Thatcher, multi millionaire and pioneer directly in terested in many Colorado financial and commercial enterprises, died at his home here. Although he had teen sick for some time, his death came suddenly. He passed an easy night and was sitting up in a chair when he gasped, pressed his hand to his side and expired before he could be relieved from the unexpected attack. John A. Thatcher and his brother, M, D. Thatcher, are reputed to he worth between $25,000,000 amd $40,- 000,000. They are interested in practically the same institutions and it is difficult to separate their affairs to arrive at a conservative estimate of the dead man’s estate. He owned stock in numerous banks i>i eastern and southern Colorado, shares in ir rigation enterprises and bank build ings and much real estate through out the state. Mr. Thatcher was seventy-seven years old and was born in Perry county, Pennsylvania, August 25. 1836. He came to Colorado fifty years ago in a prairie schooner. He soon took high rank among the energetic men of the period and all his life ha.i been recognized as an ambitious man of great business and executive abil ity, a far seeing financier and a stats builder of conservative beliefs. Most Inspiring Conclave in History Denver. —With a glowing tribute tc the virtue of womanhood, sanctity o! the home and the upbuilding o I character and intellect as fundamen tal principles in the uplift of humani ty and the longevity of the American nation, William Bromwell Melish de livered his farewell message as grand master of Knights Templar of tha United States before 500 members of the order who attended a banquet at El Jebel temple given in his honor. He paid high compliments to the peo ple of Denver, the press and members of the Templar order for the interest shown in the conclave, which he re dared to be the greatest in the his tory of Templarism in point of edu cation and inspiration received by its attendants. Denver.—The Sacred Order of the Beauceant twenty-three years a local society exclusively, is now a national organization. The fifth floor of the Masonic temple was the scene of the initiation. Among the women who were admitted to the order, nineteen cities were represented. These wo men will be given charters, and their work will be the organization of the wives of Knights Templar. Accused of Stealing Wife. Fort Collins.—Charged with eloping with the wife of Abdon Salazar and with forging an order for S9O, using Salazar’s name, Michael Marino of Mead, .near Greeyel, was arrested here. According to Salazar, he left Marino in charge of beet fields for several days, and when he returned he found Marino had decamped with his wife and two children. Marino was taken back to Greeley and the woman and children returned home. Dies Cranking His Auto. La Junta.—Stooping to crank his automobile, Thomas Williams, thirty five years old, the engineer employed in the construction of the new con crete bridge here, was seized with a hemorrhage of the lungs and died before assistance could reach him. Ho leaves a wife and one child. Two Indictments Dismissed. Littleton. —After listening to extend ed arguments on a motion to quash. District Judge Class dismissed the in dictments against Judge Charles Mc- Call and Attorney E. M. Sabin, reserv ing decision on the motion to quash the indictment against Judge George W. Dunn until Saturday, August 23. Cattle Queen is Acquitted of Rustling. Craig.—Mrs. Anne Bernard, “Queen Anne of the Escalantes,’’ was acquit ted of cattle stealing and Craig was the scene of the most riotous merry making in the history of northern Colorado. Wallet Gone; Woman in Jail. Denver—Deposit certificates and cash to a total value of more than $14,- 300 were stolen from F. A. McNaugh ton ol Waterloo, la., by a woman at 1112 Twenty-third street, acording to | a report he made to the police. Niblock Ranch Sola. Meeker.—The celebrated Niblock ! ranch cl Flag creek has been pur- j chased by J. It. King of West Vir ! Cinia. AFTER OIL AT CARLSBAD COMPANIES PREPARING FOR ACT IVE OPERATIONS. U One Company Has 3,000 Acres Under Lease, and Three Companies Will Test Treir Holdings Thoroughly. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Carlsbad, N. M. —Work in the Carls bad oil field will begin in earnest in a short time. The Carlsbad Oil and Gas Company recently organized will have a drill going jusf as soon as it can be moved and set up. Former delegate to Congress William H. An drews, president of the company, has been here several days. The company has about 3,000 acres under lease some eight miles due east of Carls bad. Mr. Andrews has had long ex perience in Pennsylvania oil fields and considers the indications here very promising. The Comanche Oil and Gas Com pany also recently organized, will be gin drilling in the near future on a tract some twelve miles south of Carlsbad. The Dayton Oil Company has stopped drilling near Dayton and will begin work soon about ten miles west of Carlsbad. All three compa nies will test their holdings thor oughly. Delegates to Dry Farming Congress. Santa Fe.— Governor McDonald has appointed the following persons as delegates to the International Dry Farming congress to be held at Tulsa, Okla, Okla., commencing October 22: J. R. Carver, Fort Sumner; Lee O. Lester, Deming; Henry Stoes, Las Cruces; Will Jacob, Las Cruces; A. H. Hflton, Son Antonio; Jose Y. Ai*agon, Magdelena; Frank Talmage, Jr., Greenfield; T. A. Muirhead, and Herman Gerhardt, Tucumcari; W. R. Owen, Carlsbad; W. E. Lindsley, and Herman Bryant, Portales; Ellitt Hendricks, Carlsbad; C. W. Williams, Artesia; Alex Shipley, Clovis; S. W. Moss, Melrose; J. B. Wheatley, Clay ton; Thomas Murpliy, Hillsboro; Al fred GvuuMeld, and Elf ego Baca, Al buquerque; Wallace Hesseldeu, Albir querque; E. A. Miera, Cuba; W. H. Chrisman, Aztec; William Butler, Farmington; T. D. Burns, Tierra Amarilla; Juan N. Viigl, Taos; David Miller, Santa Fe; Felipe Valdez, Cor ona; Bias Duran, Duran; G. H. Van Stone, Estancia; D. M. Southey, Pica eho; Raymundo Harrison, Antonchico; Raafel Romero, Mora; D. T. Hoskins, Las Vegas; A. J. Meloche, Raton; H, N. Miskesell, Springer. Will Gather Statistics. Albuquerque, N. M. —For the first time New Mexico and Arizona are tc have the services of a special field agent of the bureau of statistics, de partment of agriculture, stationed in Albuquerque, and who will travel through the two southwestern states gathering data on farming progress which will be sent out all over the country. This means not only ac added stimulus to agriculture but much wider publicity for the farming resources of New Mexico and Arizona L. M. Harrison has been assigned tc this district and is getting busy. Lawyers Elect New Officers. Raton. —(Officers of the New Mexico State Bar Association were elected as follows: President, Francis E. Wil son, Santa Fe; vice president, firs! district, Judge R. Wright; second dis trict, Summers Burkhart, Albuquer que; third district, E. L. Medler, Las 'Cruces; fourth district, Herbert W. Clark, Las Vegas; fifth district, A Richardson, Roswell; sixth district, A R. Ryan, Silver City; seventh district M. C. Macharn, Socorro; eighth dis trict, Reed Holloman, Tucumcari; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Nellie C Pierce, Albuquerque. One Mexican Killed;>Two Wounded Artesia.—One Mexican was killed and two others were serious!} wounded at Carlsbad. The circum stances surrounding the case are in definite and conflicting. The dead man is Carlos Medosis, his brothel Dolores Carrilles is seriously wounded and Hernandez has a flesh wound From all that can be learned the trouble started a*’ter Carralles ran away with his brother’s wife. He took her back to Carlsbad and when the two brothers met the trouble began At the inquest the evidence was con flicting. Hernandes says' Mendosis killed his brother because be ran away with his wife. Mendosis denies any connection with the killing and claims Hernandes killed his brother. Approves Rate. Santa Fe. —The State Corporation j Commission has approved the appli j cation of the Santa Fe railroad for an order allowing cow ponies in carload cr mixed carload lots, with range cat- I tie to take the same rate as range j cattle TARIFF COMES FIRST Most Important Matter Now Be fore the Country. With Real Chance to End the Long Sway of Iniquitous Lobbyists, Attention of Voters Must Con centrate on Measure. Don't get so interested in the Mex ican crisis that you forget the tariff bill now pending in the United States senate. That would be bad politics and worse sense. The tariff now in force —the Aldrich law—is the perfect fruit of half a century of vicious lobbying. It costs American consumers not less than $2,000.000,000 —two thousand million dollars—per year. Os this sum, about one-seventh goes into the national treasury; the rest goes to trusts. The present tariff has bred labor crushers like the steel trust, short weight thieves like the sugar trust, and a whole brood of bloated mag nates who claim the right to tax the American people for the benefit of a clique of “protected” manufacturers. It has created and still maintains the most iniquitous lobby that ever work ed to thwart the will of a free people. The Underwood bill is the first hopeful attempt since the Civil war to revise the tariff in the interests of the whole people. It is the first promising effort to end graft which has grown up through two careless generations. It will pass if the Amer ican people keep their eye on it, and demand that their verdict rendered at the elections of 1912 be carried into effect. If the people turn aside to chase rainbows or firecrackers, the bill is likely to be talked to death by leather-lunged champions of privilege, or to be filled with jokers that lessen or destroy its usefulness. It is important to end the regime of anarchy south of the Rio Grande, but it is yet more important to have done with “invisible government” and licensed robbery at home. Keep your eye on the tariff bill. Without Pamper.ng The Star quoted yesterday from a Texas sheepowner who said that if congress was going to put wool and mutton on the free list the sheep men wfre going' to have to change their way of raising sheep. That is, the tariff would enforce efficiency. The same principle has emerged in connection with the California citrus fruit growers. When they found they couldn’t swerve the determination of congress to cut the duties, one of the growers spoke up at a conference at Washington and said: “I guess there’s nothing for us to do except to make economies in production and distri bution." There are a lot of pampered indus tries in the United States that have assumed they couldn’t live without the tariff. They kre going to fiv.d that they can get on all right if they will conduct their business efficiently.— Kansas City Star. Telling Their Dreams. Attacks in the senate on the Under wood tariff bill prove that the stand patter of today, like the Bourbon of old, forgets nothing and learns noth ing. Senators like Smoot can not forget that there was a time when the “in terests” controlled every department of government at Washington; and they can not learn that that day is over. They maunder* on, reciting the time dishonored patter of tariff fakers for two generations, pleading for a board of “experts," bewailing the as sault on our “infant industries,” fully persuaded that if they yammer long enough the nation will reverse its twice repeated demand for tariff re vision and return the old guard to power. If the standpatters did not insist on telling their dreams on the nation’s time, one might almost feel sorry for them. New and Cleaner Era Dawning. The New England textile barons have extorted enormous fortunes from the working people of the United States by tariff privileges. When the Whitman letters to congressmen are made public, disclosures outrivaling the Archbold correspondence may be expected. The Mulhall confessions and the Whitman revelations foreshadow the downfall of secret and improper lob bying, and the end of government by “Big Business.” The currency bill admittedly is still only “a basis of legislation.” Searching criticism, if non-partisan and competent, will be welcomed. But as to essentials the sooner an agreement is reached the better for industry and commerce, the better for national prosperity and stability. The time has come to endeavor to evolve a satisfactory compromise and waive minor differences. The time has come to take a forward step and think constructively and practically. SECOND SECTION AMBASSADOR GETS PASSPORTS U. S. CHARGE D’AFFAIRES GIVEN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS TO QUIT MEXICO. MEDIATION IS REFUSED WASHINGTON GIVEN ONE DAY TO RECOGNIZE HUERTA GOV ERNMENT.. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Washington, D. C.. Aug. 19. —Joseph Tumulty, secretary to the President, returning to the White House from Secretary Bryan’s home shortly after one o’clock this morning, stated that unofficial but satisfactory advice had been received confirming the Huerta Ultimatum and that Charge d’Affaires O’Shaughnessy had been given his passports. The information was con veyed that the Mexican population had not been apprised of Huerta’s ac tion. The American representative has been given forty-eight hours to leave the Mexican capital. Mexico City, Aug. 19.-»-The United States government has been given un til midnight August 19th by President Huerta to recognize hint, it is offi cially stated. The Mexican govern ment is not specific in the public an nouncement as tc what course then will be pursued, but it is understood that refusal on the part of the United States means the severing of all re lations between the two countries. Senor Urrutia, minister of the in terior, who on previous occasions has been the spokesman for the adminis tration, was the person chosen to make the announcement. Senor Urrutia refused to give out the text or the correspondence be tween Mr. Lind and the Mexican gov ernment, but confirmed the fact that an exchange of notes had taken place. Two notes from Mexico have been for warded to Washington. The first was a reply to that delivered by Mr. Lind. This note included the demand for the recognition of Mexico. The second note was sent direct to Washington and demanded that a reply to the pre vious note be made before midnight. .This is regarded here as an ulti matum. One official, in discussing this latter note, said that Mexico had reached the point where she either must bow her head in humiliation be fore the United States or adopt an at titude of" defiance. The first contin gency. he added, was regarded as im possible. Huerta refuses mediation in the Mexican situation or any similar sug gestion made by a foreign govern ment. President Huerta, in his reply, told the United States that he would tol erate no interference, even though that interference might be Character ized as friendly mediation. The character of the reply of Wash ington to President Huerta’s note will determine the next' action in the in ternational riddle. It is believed here that President Huerta’s attitude is likely to result in the early adoption of a policy of abso lute non-interference on tlje part of the United States government which probably will involve the lifting of the embargo against the importation of arms and ammunition by the rebels. Searchers for Thaw Watching Liners. Montreal. —At the request of the New York authorities the police of this place kept a sharp watch on out going liners, looking for Harry Thaw. $500,000 NOW DUE THAW. Must Appear in Pittsburg to Claim Estate Money. New York, Aug. 19.—Harry K. ThaV, slayer of Stanford White, who escaped from Matteawan asylum for the criminal insane, is expected to appear in Pittsburg today. By arriv ing before the hour for closing the banks he may be able to obtain for himself nearly $500,000, one of the be quests in his father’s will. If he is not there »to make demand in person the sum will be continued in the trust of a bank and placed beyond his control. Roger O’Mara, who has been in the employ of the Thaw family as detective and confidential adviser for many years, said in Pittsburg that he expected to see Harry there at the appointed time. The dispositio.. of this large sum of money is looked upon as the chief motive impelling Thaw’s escape at this time. He probably has been as sured by lawyers that it will be safe tor him to appear in Pittsburg and claim the oequest. NO. 19.