El Paso Times from El Paso, Texas on September 11, 1913 · 1
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FEEL A st" hth.v I I P.t-o Mcraing TUiSSUS eg el flnlco 'yey.-' ica diario que Uega a todo el S'.r ff.e el mmno riia en que es publi-cado. stande fid 8 en feoha cada dla del ano. La pagir.a S cnntiene las Oltimas notieias del dla en espanol. f i ma urnitra Simftf MKTAI. MARKET, r ;.rr J154531937 Silver, per ox. 5V Lead, per KM lbs W.70 Zlnz. per HO lbs $4S55.95 JJ4TII YEAR. LARGEST BONA F10E PAID CIRCULATION IN SOUTHWEST EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 11. 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES PR CE FIVE TEXTS 0THIN8 NEW SAM GOMPERS THAW IS HUM D OT OF CANADA OLIVER LODGE WRIGHT TREAL ASHIN4.TOY IS STILL GIFSSIM, ft AS TO PI.AXS OF PRESI-DENT HI K.RTA. SAME 0L0 STORY REPEATED SV K.RTA MIST RE ELIMINATED ami election EEU) to win V. S. BKCOGNmON. PRESIDENT AMERICAN FED E RATION oe DABOR HEI'ori; IOBMY COMMITTEE ORGANIZED LABOR'S EFFORTS IMMIGRATION OFFICERS CARRY RIM To IM I.I IM i: l.l c.Ist. tion BY CONGRESS is NOW UNDER INVESTIGATION- ACROSS LI I1T0 STATE OF VERMONT 'RESIDENT OP ASSOCIATION EOR BEGCS I MIDLAND CBTDEH n niiMiM m 1 1 n i i iiwi.i OF YEN PI FROM in i i ERS i i K i 8S, PECI -. STARTLING STATEMENT MADE DEFENDANT TAKES THE STAND DE M s Willi SI I .' I I 'I HI MORI im EROS a II X I 1 1 u g I WIU'I H I IVFARS in 8H( 1 1 ONliI W I I II i ll i INTENTION Ol SITTING STEED'S i i !.. FEELING OF PESSIMISM SEEMS GROWING ! PRESIDENT GOMPERS MAKES STATEMENT Waltlnc for Information a ! lie Real . hi lire if Zaniuoona's Mission. Bj Special Wire to the Timi Washington. D C, Sept in As no further assurances have come from Mexico City that President Huerta will not be in the lists of the October elections, pessimism grows in Washington and the time is fast approaching when assurance alone will not fteip the situation appreciably, Mexico, to win t li e recognition of the I nlted States, must not only eliminate Huerta aa a candidate, but must hold elections. Peace Must 1 Under the Mexican country must be in a The actual condition r. is i hat two-third! Tells of Efforts Timi Have Been Mad. to Influence legislation in Reliulf of lailior. re vail. legislation the state of peace, existing, liow- f the country Is still in a state of revolution arid as far as Washington knows, there hu e been no efforts made towards an armistice. t'nless the elections are to be a farce, or unless in the end Huerla intends there are to be no . elections, steps towards an armistice must lie arranged quickly, for there Is little i ore than six weeks remaining before the date set for the balloting. Mission Bf .aniaoona It. is said in some quarters that this is the mission of Zamacuna to assure President Wilson that his gov-immtnt i.s prepared to go ahead wiih peace negotiations with tin- rebels 1 oking to a quiet and orderly elects n. To be received by the president hi must have a definite purpose of this sort, backed by further assurances that Huerta will not run. If h is here to reopen the entire question from the point where tray were, taken up by former Governor Lind he will not be received. Dees optimistic l i.ninisi ration advisers in Washington think that llut-rta either has nu in-t- ntlon of withdrawing from the election or has no Intentions of holding the election, in either of which events all hope DI recognition from this country may as well be abandoned. 2AM VCON ARRIVES By The A pvciatet Ptem Washington. Sept 10 Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, appeared late today as a witness before the house lobby Investigating committee beginning an inquiry into organized labor's efforts to influence legislation by congress. Mr. Gompers, questioned by his attorney. Jackson 11 Ralston, gave the committee detailed statement of the purposes of the American Federation of Labor, frankly told Of its efforts through a legislative committee to influence congress toward the enactment of legislation in favor of the workers and declared that the opposition of the National Association of .Manufacturers had been encountered. PlmMctlvo Antagonism. 'The only evidence lhat I and my colleagues evr had as to the existence of the National Association f I Manufacturers," he added, "was vin-i dietive antagonism to everything we i advocated, no matter how humane." At the outset of his testimony Mr. Gompers was asked to state the aims of the American federation of Ijahor. "It alms," he said, "to relieve the working people from burdensome long hours of loll; to protect them in their work, protect their lives and health; to improve their material moral, social and political standing; to bring about a the tollers of our for services thev setter condition for amntry as a reward render to society." History of Legislation. Tracing the hi I for the b j Claimed credit c oration for the torv nf legislation nefit of labor. Mr. Gompers behalf "f the fed-work of legislative, As a Free Man He Utilized Three Hours of Liberty in Flee ing Into New Hampshire, Where He Is Now Held by . continuity was SUBJECT of adorlss THOiiBHT 8THEA m GOING for gun Officers Seeks Release Under Writ of Habeas Corpus. Oocrr : 7 .111 Be Reduced Bui V'thin- i- Y't Km Irtgton as to 1 1 iiy fh aaseetated PWss Washington. Sept. Manuel lie Zamacuna can ambassador to th who is supposed to be the task of reopening in Wash- slon. 10. Nnor former Moxi-Fniteil States, charged with the negotia- liuns between the I'nited .States and thi Huerta administration for a peaceful solution at the troubles in Mexb sO, remained In seclusion tonight svlth Senor Ahvara, charge d'affaires A ilie Mexican embassy. z.imacona did not reveal the character of his mission. He maintained lhat he had come to the Fnited State-; on "private business." From Amen-ran officials it is known that Ihe Mexican government made inquiry recently if it uould tie agreealde to the United States to have Senor Zairuirona negotiate some of the points in dispute The I'nited States had signified in reuirn lhat if Senor Zamaenna came to resume the negotiations on a new basis he Mould he received, otherwise this government considered further negotiations on the same ground as covered by John Lind as unnecessary. It is Understood that Senor Zama-cona w is in communication tonight with the Mexican administration and prepared to he in Now York tomorrow to talk with American bankers about the prospect of a loan for the Huerta government At the While House it was stated that no word had been received di-rectlv or indirectly from Senor Zuma-c. iOS President W ilson, In fact, is planning to leave here tomorrow after noon for Cornish, N. H., the summer capital, for a week's vacation. In thai time. It is believed, Zuma-Oona s status Mill be made known Strict silence was maintained by Ihe Mexican embassy concerning the visitor's mission. I'pon his arrival he telephoned Senor Algara and went to the finhassy. Several reporters saw him enter there. 'in the telephone a frw minutes later, Senor Algara de. tiled thai he had seen Senor Zama-e,.na or knew anvihing of his whereabouts. Not long afterward both Senor Algarde and Senor Zamaoona left the embassy for dinner and spent the evenine together 11 . 1 1 1 DEMONSTRATIONS lii cii .in Government v ti in Macti r f Independent elehrstions, By Tin Anelatrtl Prrm Mexico City, Sept. 10. Because of representation by the Ameriran harge, Nelson O'Shaughnewy. to the Mexican foreign offb e as a preventive measure and in line with the recent declaration from Washington that ihn Mexican atlthnrltieF would be held responsible for any Injury don to Atnericfns. telegrams at urgent rates and demanding acknowledgment were gent tnd.Ty "by order of th president" to all governors to prevent by all the means In their powr demonstrations of any Sort on the occasion of the celebration of Indepnnden'-e Day, Si-pfmber 1 The telegrams were sent bv Minister of the Interior Unu 'lain part the Instructions read: "In lhalf i.f the president, I beg (Continued pn page committees in Washington and :n many states of the union, asserting that labor legislation was constantly h"ing urged upon legislative bodies through arguments by representatives of th" working people. Mr Gompers was calh'd to fho stand at the conclusion of the examination of James A Emery, counsel for the council for Industrial defense of the National Association of Manufacturers, who said what he now thought of the Workmens' Protective association, organized by Martin M. Mulhall. Political Fiilstafftan Knaj "1 think it was a political Falstaf-fian army, whose members increased according to the Imagination of the command er-in-cloef." The final renorts on Ihe examina- i lion of the books of the National Association of Manufacturers as reported to the committee by its account-j ant, P. L. Frawley, have Just been , published. They show that from 1!nt I to 1912 Mulhall was credited with I having received Ml, 004.90 from the j National Association of Manufactur ers and gDsiaiss irom ine eounr-ii for industrial defense, a total of i4a,- 423.70. McM Session Held. At a night session Mr. Gompers resumed the stanil and was asked if he and the American federation of Labor had ever onoosed the ele lion of any one to eongres lb- said they had On New Hampshire sell, barricaded in anted as Occull wile and son ol Defendant lotifj m Order bi Ris ElebaU Testlnon) wui leuUfic Methods. 1 11,1 Today, fl Tfrf Attseisied Fress Birmingham. Eng., Sent 10. Pul llsheil forecasts of the address of Sir 'liver Lodge, president of the British association for th Advancement of ; Science, Intimating that he would make statements of a B trailing char- ; actor concerning immortality and tic proof of life after death, although publicly denied by Sir Oliver himself, reused his address at the meeting of the association tonight lo he anticipate with lively interest and heard ; wii h profound atteni Ion Subject of i ontinttit His subject was "Continuity," summarised in his own words i div it's argument was: "A marked featnie of the present ! scientific era is Ihe discuverv of. and Interest In. various kinds of atom- Ism; so thai continuity seems iii dan- 1 ger of being lost sighl of "Another lendehc) is toward c mi- prehenslve negative generalisations I from a llinlb'd point of view. refuge In rather statement ami to examination on the been re. deny (he existence ! makes no appeal lo organs at ooise and no readv re ft .. .Spo tll Wire to the 7'l'mc Midland. T. xas. Sept. 111. The case of James Wright for the murder of C. C. Steed at Pecos last October, opened here yesterday under a chango of venue. JTesterday was consumed in securing a Jury and th., trial began this morning T Y . Pecos, t the sho messagi ! Si and .Sir d stopped lug an in in. led Fendant Ihe Moorhead, stifled that ting he reci Arriving, tu city marshal of on the night of Ived a telephone the home of id, he wad Ly tin defendant who, aim-automatic rifle at him, com-hitu la hall. He said the de-asked him If he came after i "Anoth vaguo I'oi ins of spring from closet pUStSjll rig anil Ihe . "Another is to of anything which irgans of sensi sponaej to laborntors experiment, Essential lo Sdenoe, Afr.nnsl these tendencies Ihe authi contends II II I mule science, tratlon thai he urges .1 belief In continuity us essential to e regards scientific conceti- an Inadeouafe basis for J S PQCTORS -Dr,WA.STERRIHQ Or bV H POPE", 9w BRITTOh 0 VAHS, -,pp G L HUME. Pr-.J-O LEPOUX By The AMO0klt0d rres Tolebrook. N H, Sept 10 Harry Kendall Thaw, fugitive, tonight slept and the first opposition Mas directed in l'.'OS against Charles E LiHIefleld of Maine. He added that he found, when he went to Malnes, that Martin M. Mulhall and other agents of the National AMOCiStion of Manufactures had preceded him. ' What did yon find Mulhall doing there?" asked Attorney lialsion. 'If I may use the language of the Street1 said the witness." I found lhat he was engaged In corraUng voters and getting them tanked up This system he continued until election day. rne day a friend of mine came to mo and asked If I knew how much whiskey and beer was being housed in halls used by Mulhall for Mr Total Abstain er Littlefield In his district 1 del not, and he said he would show me, So I went with my friend one night and he t.mk me up two flitchta nf talis jn a building where I aw a large number of men haneiiiK or sitting around in greater or leaner deirrees of Inebriety None of thent seemed to know me W'e seemed to have the entree Thev all seemed to Imagine lhat I eared to Is- ! sped d Hire with them and I remaine.rf there . SWOri lang enough to lee liquor freely hand- i 1 1 arouud." nsBssIgs i gpesses. 'iompers said the federation spent 18,147 in political work In the cam- 1 palgn of 190 anil 14, 1U in lOOV. Mueh 'if lit in money went for speakers and for postage uneH In the distribution of I Hrnpaign literature He put In the re. j cord a detailed statement of receipts and expenditure? in-e the federation organization and tomorrow will Itemize , the political expenditures after 1910. In 10S, the witness said, the federation campaigned In eleven states he could remember and ptnhaMy worked In more, employing about twenty-five ' speaker,, arid hoid manv mass meet. Inge The legislative committee here, hs eald, consisted of Arthur Holder, .b.hn Moffett ess Oram Hamilton, esch of whom were paid IS per day and were In service practically the entire year on legislative work Mr Gompern gave a long 'xplans Hon of labor's fight for an eight-hour work day on government work. "I think," the witness replied, "when a citizen Is so rega'dless of his own rlghtn and welfare that he does not look out for hlmielf. It Is time for th government to Inlet- ede jiiid protect his life When men work mors than sight hours they do so at the tijnir of their fellows.". la room of a local hotel after one of i the most exciting days in his career. I Thrust unexpectedly over the cana-I dian border early today despite the 1 habeas corpus demanding his produc- tlon before the king's ben- n in Mou I treal next Monday, he was a free man for three hours and during that time 1 drove madly In an automobile for fifty futile miles through the hills of Vermont and New Hampshire Near noon, lie ran into the arms of a Ne' Hauip-' shire sheriff and was brought lo Coles-- brook, where he retained counsel to re-I siSt extradition William Travers Jerome, rushing hither on a special train, will assume ; i harge of the case for New York state : tomorrow, seeking to have Thaw, as a ward of the state, relumed to Mattel-wan a.-ylnm In the meantime Thaw i Is 'detained," charged with no iiine, ! held on no warrant Keating kidnaping at the hands of ! officers from New York, he asked fot a I guard and Chief of Police Ke:ly In twelve speelal deputies, all armed. They were patrolling the Btreetn about Thaw's hotel tonlgh' t ' ,i o'clock tomorrow morning Judge H .S Chamberlain of the sup, r to N'ew (lamp-1 -. but only my dlf-tlcult way home In Pennsylvania. "Thero la no honest legal charge against me and we trust New- Hampshire won't accept any subterfuge from a few official! of a larger stale s of New Hampshire tfed will Mill, the - cllize be hi "We hopi who won't govei nor. Hnstli .1 Thaw's ejection with the breaking Aroused from i. tTatiOn .ta.il at Cn Mas to be taken . once, he flew hit' a heavy gas li his might hurl ' the nearest Imni official dodged lashed through Dragged t Five mlnutei carried, half di forcd into an i 'Harry K. Thaw ' in ( ana di irom Canada beg in of a window paie . cot In the Immi-iticook and told bo i ross the border-at i a rage, picked up uihli-r ar.d with all It at th. head of ration officer Tin-and the tumbler window. luiomobj le '"T Thaw w,-if. half i.-ed down tie stair.-, 1 mobile and whirled toward Norton away He prot short trip, hut him. At 8:511 h gray stone slab darv, and like a eel gently down ground. He s I nu nt, looking i west, as if tr Mi lor fiurt will hear 'he applications or I w,iy to go. II. Thav. - lawyers for a writ of habeas ! toward hiti eorpiif Application for the writ Mm ., made first this afternoon but the Judge, being occupied with another case, said he could not consider it then The fugitive has telegraphed lawyers far and near and pu'Poses to fight the return to Mstteawan to the bitter end. He Is afraid of Jerome, however, and when h heard that his forrmr pro-e-nitor was i umlng. asked for special guards L I." Vorhaus of New York city, who. it Is said, will conduct the battle arrived tonight from Fabyesus, N H THE Mclnnes of Ottawa, one of the fiamers of the Canadian immigration law under which Thaw wss unceremoniously deported, also is here He had arrived at Ccstkook today to ' consul' with Thaw an associate counsel 1 to learn that his client was gone He denounced t Icedeportatlon as contempt of court and said that proceeding" had ! been Instituted to punish those who j participated in Thaws removal Thaw himself le-uer) t"H Mo ,en! tonight "What occurred under the English flag thi- morning Is mme'hiiiK I ac t oiseijss, Put we believe gnod Canadians will do what is right Nuw 1 have come Is, Vt., nine miles ded throughout th ' s guards ignored was vvhlsked past a narking tin- boun-bbll being reb as- d, ti a bll of open mpered in bewilder- til. SOUlh. east alii tig to decide which i dozen idlers atep-1 tiddly, hut none at- mptert to lav I nds on him. I n New inn per ntonoMle. Por perhap 1 stood there, hi? eyes, his hair a i his clothes ruin whs nothing ' li Be vj Te w. -i S'fcsr To eft j . 'ul S.le7 U. u (S T m CJSS W- - c "Zimmie If minute Thev 'lilt pulled over his , his face unshaved, sd Then, us there o do, he climbed In i ii t in u HF,H i t Thi lutoetattd Prtu I eifreme went ; in sooth, ttiander fri- to Ihe automobile of a newspaper and asked in be driven away. "Take me to New Hampshire," he Implored, "Jerome ha- got the atior- iiev -genera I of Vermont fixed. In New Hampshire I believe I would have a fighting chance against extradition Maybe we can reach a rnll- toad somewhere and I can buy a: through ticket to Detroit," III -.11, , I,, ( tlSUffSJUl Talking incoherently of Detroit, his lawyers, his mother and of writs of habeas corpus, he Mas driven east over a winding road, a stone s thron from the boundary. Al Verilla, Vt-, live miles on. the car stopped it a small summer hotel, Thaw had not breakfasted, lie ordered bread and milk and gulped It down while he tried to Inform his Canadian counsel and bis mother of his predicament. Hut wires were bad and Thaw was excited and ho could make no connection lb- strode out on the porch, only to b arn that the chauffeur of Ihe car had deserted. This man mum! Thomas Trlbey, a substantial business man of flostlcook, and he had volunteered to aisbt the newspaper men but had not counted on aiding Thaw I Resides, he had not reported hi ,j,i on crossing the boundary, an require! j by tho customs regulations, and was afraid of the consequences. Reluctantly be nsrned buck, leaving Thaw fuming on the porch of the little hoi. I Th'n up came Krank Cantlne, a lean French Canadian lie wa:; driving a 1 small, four-seated car, and was ready to travel anywhere for monsty. lo Mr II and Ita. k hack." he assured the fugitive. Than got In and so did the newi-j paper representatives Thaw clung to a bos of cigars, nil the baggage he carried The little ear Jumped away. Cantlne evidently thought it was n race for life. Thaw tried to appear calm Hie hat wss swept off. dust ! - "Never mind m hat," shouted the v.e1on't went to break our necks." Cantlne pulled his ear down to' hot e In sight. Thaw md frlgh'- i Stti d I - north and whs hack Into Canada (Continued on page three. J philosophic generalisation; in- be. Moves that obsecure phenomena may he expressed simply if properly faced; and Be points out thai the non-ap peui-;ince of iinythlnK perfectly mil form and omnipresent is onh what should he expected and no argum1 nl aguinet lis real i-ubstniillal existence. Life IT,i- p.-oh In conclusion Sir Oliver touched upon the question "f life after death, lie declared his conviction thai "occurrences now regarded as occult can ho exa mined and reduced lo order b the methods of science carefull) and persistently applied," ami that "already the fails so examined have con vlneed me thai memory and affection are not limited lo that association with matter by Mhich alone they can manifest themselves here Mrnl now and thai personality persist bo-ynml bodily death. " Dlscernate Intelligence. Sir "liver ftirthni declared the "evidence lo my mind goes to prove thai dlscarnate Intelligence, under certain conditions, m3 Interact with us on the material side" ami thai "we may hope to attain some understanding "I Ihe mil lire of a larger, perhups, ethereal, existence and ..f lh- conditions regulating Intercourse across the chasm. Precise Science Lnw- I his led Mi. epeiikei to the iirgu men ts that concluded with his utter lines concerning life after death. Attacking the hool of arbitrary eclen-tist.H who attempt to account for all thlngo b) preclsi science laws, he said : "They account tor things up lo s point Bui do they account for every- j thing complete! Do they account for our own feeling of Joy and ex- alt at Ion for our sense of beauty, fori the manifest beauty existing throughout nature'' Do nol these things nu gi st something higher and nobler and i mora- joyous, something for the .-al of w hich all the struggle for existen to f We Have a Destiny. "Eiiher we are Immortal beings or we are not We may not know our dentlny but we hnve a destiny of some j sorl Science may nol he aide to re- , veal human destiny, bin it certainly should not obsecure It. I am one of those wh" ihlnk that ihe methods of science an not so limited in iheir-scope as lias been thought: that they j i. in be applied much more widely' and lhat Ihe physic region can be I studied and brought under law, lie.. I Allow us anyhow, to make ihe attempt, Hive us a fair field In Jus- lictn to myself ami my co-workers, I I must nol only leave on record our ! K.itded aa occult inn be examined j and reduced to order by the methods n - il ' nd no i ' of i e pi,n..ble in- eM ig.i i.,r oi'i has landed on th in who did the shouting. Upon receiving an affirmative answer thu defendant said; "Well 1 am ihe man and not a i lie also said he would not go to Jail on account of being mistreated on a former occasion, the witness testified, lb Imullv consented to go. if allowed lo keep his gun, and surrender to Sheriff Brown, The defendant polntod tin- gun at him when in- approached, I. ni after Sheriff Hinwii arrived ho usked tli, witness if be would gil home witli him and guard him. Tho witness went home with the defendant who gave up tin- gun at tho yard gate and mis guarded in his rooms during the night. The witness testified ih.it the trouble originated over a playhouse bulli against the fence of ihe defendant Dr. It. M. Il.irkey testified that ho heard two shot,; in quick succession Mini heard screams alter the second shot, He telepll'Ulc to Marshal Moor. head and wenl a' .nice to ihe homo of the deceased man, where he I nind him lying on a cot. Elmer Wadley testified that he saw the defendant on the eve of the shoot. Ing and heard him euy thai Steed never did anything right. Mrs A. T. 'amp testified that Mrs. ' the killing and was joined by Steed about dus'k. and both wont homo together. She heard two shots flvo minutes after and also heard screams. She run over and saw Mrs. Sleed sitting .ii the ground Shi asked If Mi Steed was hurt .and was told by Mrs- Steel ihat sin- was not hurt, hut she thought her husband was shot. She saw M mall standing in i th Ige "f Hi'' defendant's yard with ! a gun. Sh' approached bun and ho caught ln-r by the arm and said; "I want '.on to understand 'hat I on th" man who did the shooting." Joe i 'rouse testified that he saw j lie defendant on the afterno in of th.-killing, and was called by Moorhead I "ii tie phone ami told of the trouble, i The defendant and Moorhead cHmo to I the shop of the witness. Wright was ; inirylrug a gun When asked to give 111 111 less protected. Sheriff Brown can e imd asked for the gun but Wright re. - i signed tor the killing. He made to effort to help arrest or Induce thei defendant to give up ibo gun Tin j defendant said he would go unywheri Mi- Wright on tin- Stand. . . i defendant, testified that she had been married 21 years, and had lived on I i previous to the killing, over chicken-, wio-n the defendant drove her ohlrk- i - f his 1 aid. Mrs Wright -aid , i , aft- r the Wright of Ihe ii.in n viiness 'hai the deceased tear i reachei I Mi lhod of Science : 'f I of a. 'r.ni. .".'l' nt i j al." mil said he would kill if he tore them down, before 'he killing Mrs Id, she saw Ihe deceased - ! : I ( Latei ,-, i - fus Wright testified that on the eve of the .hooting, after supper he against n tree In the yard. After tegr-in d. M'i th feu ,, be heard Steed - T v ou. you want to kill an- (Conilnued on page two.)

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