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VOL. ,XT JIT-NO.
55.
OMAHA, IWHSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1913 -TEN PAGES,
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
ARE RECEIVED FROM
EiVQYJOHH L1ND
Continuation of Cordial Eolations at
Mexican Capital Are Being
Maintained.
HUERTA APPEARING FRIENDLY
United States Not Inclined to Recede
from Original Proposal.
THUS TALKS THE OFFICIALS
Opinion Prevails that United States
Should Prepare for Emergency.
WAIT FOR RETURN OF GARRISON
o Action Likely to lie Taken Until
After' Full Text ot the Note of
Mexican President In
Received.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20.-SUU without
the completer text of the Huerta govern
ment's note rejecting President Wilson's
suggestion tor peaceful adjustment of
the Mexican situation, government offi
cials today received further advices, de
scribing as cordlul the continuation ot
relations between Huerta officials and
John Und.
That the United States will not recede
from Its original proposal that It cannot
recognize any regime unless a constitu
tional election is held, was reiterated by
sovernment officials who discussed the
nuestlon with Prosldent Wilson. Policy of
non-interference In Mexico by continu
ing to deny arms to both sides and a
withdrawal of Americans in tho troubled
xone is likely to be put Into effect,
though In some administration quarters
there was noticeable talk of drastic
measures.
Should De In Readiness.
It la the opinion of soma officials that
the United States should prepare Itself
for emergencies. President Wilson has
been opposed to any big troop movement,
lest the Intention of the United States bo
misinterpreted. Other officials take the
view, however, that precautionary meas
ures are necessary.
Secretary Garrison is away on an In
spection trip, but Acting Secretary
Breckenrldgo is keeping President Wilson,
informed of the strength ot tho army on
the frontier and tho general situation on
the border.
For the present administration officials
are waiting for the complete note from
Huerta. When that is received it may
be published with the original communi
cation from the United States, setting
forth Its views.
Vote of Confidence Blocked. ,
An attempt to pass a vote of confidence
on. President Wilson's Mexican-"policy
was blocked in the house democratic cau
cus when Representative Saunders Intro-
n fjr1nttAn nnrl TtanreHentfe-
aiL
tlvc Hardwlck of Georgia 6bjected on the
ground that the time and place were In
appropriate. It was dropped. None of
those present Interpreted the action as a
lack of confidence, however.
Representative Henry asked If Mr.
Saunders bad consulted Secretary Bryan.
Mr. Saunders said he had not, and that
it was "not necessary. Mr. Henry insisted
that no such resolution should pass In a.
caucus without being taken up with Mr.
Bryan. Mr. Hardwlck contended that it
was best not to take any action which
might commit the house In such a grave
matter.
OFFICERS AIIEZ PUT TO DEATH
General Bravo Orders Killed Those
Who Would Desert.
EAGLE PASS, Tex., Aug. 20. A jtory
of executions of high army officers and
of heavy losses of life In battle renched
h(e today In the first official account of
fighting about Torreon from, the consti
tutional point of view. Tbe dispatches
came from Carrania, dated August S.
The siege of Torreon was then still on.
The governor nald the attack on Tor
reon began July 20 and continued four
teen days, during which time the con
stitutionalists lost over S00 wounded.
Then the constitutionalists stopped active
fighting.
General Bravo, commanding the feder
als, Carranza said, discovered a plot
among some of his officers to desert to
the constitutionalists. Bravo promptly
executed two generals, Pablo Lavln and
Eplmenlo Escajeda, and alao Colonel
Louis Caro. General Cheche Campos
likewise , sentenced to be shot, escaped
and offered his services to Carranza,
who says he arrested Campos and tried
him by court-martial and had him Jhot
MEXICAN AFFAIRS AIIE nitOPPED
Senate N'ot to Pres Debate nt Thli
Time.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 20. A dis
position to refrain from any discussion
of Mexican affairs was evident in the
senate again today and a session of the
foreign relations committee was devoted
to other affairs.
When resolutions, Introduced by Sena
tor Penrose, asking for information about
the Mexican situation came up automati
cally for consideration, the senator put
them over Indefinitely. The Polndexter
resolution wept the same way. That ac
tion was In keeping with the understand-
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Spreckles Fights
the Appointment of
Fox as Postmaster
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20,-Before the
senato special committee Mr. Spreckles
charged that Thomas Fox, candidate for
postmastor at San Francisco, Is a boss.
dominated by tho Southern Pacific rail
road and Intimated that Fox's endorse
ment by Immigration Commissioner
Camlnettl had something to do with the
Dlggs-Camlncttl white slave cases. He
presented affidavits and letters from cit
izens of Sacramento, San Francisco and
Stockton, declaring Fox's confirmation
Vould be a blow to clean government
and a return to the domination of ma
chine politics in California and the
nation.
Spreckles referred to certain dates In
the white slave cases and drew an ln
ference because of their relation to tho
data of Camlnettl's endorsement ot Fox.
Senator Lea .asked If Mr. Spreckles
charged that Camlnettl's ' endorsement
had been procured through a desire of
the father to secure Fox's support during
the trial of his son. Spreckles was Inter
rupted before finishing his statement and
the point was not developed.
Spreckles attacked the endorsement ot
Fox by Secretary Lone as prompted by
personal motives.
" 'Political reformers, seem to forget that
such men as Fox must be recognized,' "
Spreckles quoted Secretary Lane as re
plying to a protest against Fox.
"This whole fight started last May,
when wo cleaned out this 8precklca out
fit, body, soul and breeches, by over 2,000
votes," declared Fox to the committee, as
Spreckles concluded. "These objectors
are all republicans."
Owen Talks with
President Wilson
On Currency Bill
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20. Sonator
Owen's change of mind on the adminis
tration currency bill precipitated a con
ference today among democrats ot the
of the senate banking committee, who
discussed his declaration that changes
relating to the regional reservo banks
must be mado before the bill could pass
the senate.
Owen said today that republican mem
bers would be called Into a conference to
agree on a bill. He later had a half
hour's conference with the president and
at Its conclusion stated that the adminis
tration currency bill had his full ap
proval and that he believed It would be
reported by the committee without ma
terial change.
"In taking up the bill In the commit
tee," he said, "I asked the members to
express their opinions freely without
being bound by what I hod said. I
wanted to draw them out to a frank
and tree conference. If the committee
can Improve on the bill I ' have lntro-
duce,dML,wQUliJ .accept .such changes, but
1 don't think there wliT be 'any."
Senator Owen said that ho was In
favor of changeB In the reserve features,
but that nothing would bo done except
by common consent. He added that any
impression that he was opposed to the
administration program on currency was
not justified and said that he hod au
thorized Chairman Glass to express such
an opinion today to the house caucus.
Missouri and Kansas
Still Suffer from
Heat and Drouth
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. Aug. 20. Reports
of dry weather damage continued to reach
here today from Kansas and northwest
Missouri. Fruit growers of northeast
Kansas and northwest Missouri say the
apple crop will be little better than a
failure.
Scattered showers the last four days
have reduced average temperatures sev
eral degrees and in some sections liavo
been heavy enough to give the corn a
chance to mature, but yesterday's tem
peratures In many parts of Kansas wore
still above 100 and promised to paas that
mark again today.
With it all, reports reaching Kansas
City, Mo., and Topeka, Kan., show only
a few and Isolated cases of discourage
ment among the farmers. In many in.
stances corn has been ruined, but there
Is the wheat crop and a cutting or two
of alfalfa nafcly stowed away before the
drouth developed. Most cases of drouth
fright seemed to come from towns where
the water supply, In many cases an arti
ficial lake, has dried up.
Fruit growers In the Arkansas river and
Cow Creek valleys, near Hutchinson,
Kan., say they have saved thousands of
dollars worth of apples by tapping the
underflow and taking water from the
sand strata through long strings' of wells
and pumping it on their orchards. Late
crops of alfalfa have been preserved by
the same Irrigation methods.
Workmen Get Just
the Sum They Ask
SAN FRANCISCO, Cat.. Aug. 30.-8lx-teen
bricklayers worked fifteen minutes
on an Oakland Job yesterday and were
laid pff because of lack of material.
Carnhard & Mulford, contractors, grew
peevish when the men asked for a full
hour's pay, 87H cents. Their union scale,
they said, called for that amount for -in
hour's work, or a fraction thereof. Tho
contractors opined they had worked only
fifteen minutes and should be paid ac
cordingly. The sixteen men held out for
the scale, emphasizing the fraction rule.
"Very well," said the contractors, "they
shall have their 87M cents an hour or
fraction thereof."
The contractors borrowed a hatchet and
retired to a shed. Soon the bricklayers
were called to the cashier's window. Tho
first man to sign his pay check -received
a shock. He had counted out to him'
eight dimes, a C-cent piece, two pennies
and a half of a penny that had been
chopped In two. And so It went all down
the line.
On their way batk to San FranciHto,
one of the bricklayer suggested that thu
government does not permit mutilation
of Its coins, so Secret Service Agent
Joseph Statter was informed. He has
put the matter up to the l'n:ted Stales
district ottorney's offio
THAW GRANTED WRIT
OF HABEAS CORPUS
Application of Counsel for Stanford
White's Slayer of Canadian
Court Successful.
LEGAL BATTLE TO BEGIN TODAY
Crowd Filling Court Room Disap
pointed Over Postponement.
PBIS0NER AVOIDS INTERVIEWER
Urgent Telegrams from His Family
Advise Him to Keep Still.
NEW YORK OFFICERS
Dutchemi Count- AuOitCTijV&n on
Jlnnil, an Are AIM)!
Dominion
SHKUBROOtvE, QuebaKSug. Ik-Ap
plication for a writ of Jg&a corpus re
quiring the presence oflwu-ry K. Thaw
In the court hero was granted by Judgo
Olobrnsky this afternoon. The writ Is
rcturnablo tomorrow morning.
Thero was no procedure In open court.
Thaw's lawyers, led by Charles D. White,
submitted the petition to the court, then
announced that it had been granted.
Meantime In the court room a restless
crowd craned neoks and perspired, only
to depart In chagrin when the nows
spread that Thaw would nut appear and
the legal battle would not begin until
tomorrow.
The Judgo did not 'once ascend tho
bench. He posed reluctantly while tho
photographers snapped him. Thaw con
ferred In secret with counsel and barred
himself to interviewers. Urgent telegrams
from his family have warned him to keep
still, and equally urgent messages to his
lawyers have advised them to play a
waiting game until an outline of Thaw's
case can be sketched. In this regard the
postponement of the habeas corpus pro
ceedings was regarded as a point In
Thaw's favor.
District Attorney Conger and Sheriff
Hornbeck of Dutchess county were In
court this afternoon. "with them were
several Dominion Immigration officials
who plan to detain Thaw should ho be
released on tho present commitment,
which charges him with being a fugitive
from Matteawan.
Sheriff Hornbeck, after close scrutiny
of the self-styled Mitchell Thompson, ar
rested today as one o the five who
aided Thaw to escape 'from the asylum,
said that without question the man was
Roger Thompson ot Now York City.
Pawnbroker Horning
Tells Committee
About Slush Fund
WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 20,-Oeorge
D. Horning, a Washington pawnbroker,
told the house 'lobby committee today tho
total slush, fund raised to defeat the fed
eral loan shark bill was nearly 12.W0.
Three pawnbrokers put In $3,760 and he
raised W.OOO from men In the mortgage
business In and out of Washington.
About t5.500 of the 18,000 was unspent.
The J8.000 was kept separate from tho
brokers fund and both were raised in
1911 and 1912. Representative McDermott
of Illinois is alleged to have arranged to
get 17,500 to work against the bill.
Horning testified that Henry E. Davis,
a Washington attorney, got 12,000 from
each fund. Davis arranged a hearing for
the brokers before former President Taft
Mr. Taft signed tho bill, however.
Horning also testified one contribution
of J2.000 camo from a Mr. Watt of Phila
delphia and a similar amount from a Mr.
Walsh of Chicago.
Horning declared he did not have to
win McDermott over to oppose the bill.
He was a card man. He had honorury
membership In a union and the unions
were opposed to putting the pawnbrokers
In tho bill, said Horning.
Newspaper Readers
Are Against Slang
CHICAGO, Aug. 20. Slang as a means
of the proper description of base boll
games In the newspapers came out a lit
tle behind straight forward English, ac
cording to the verdict of several thousand
readers in a test vote taken by a Chi
cago newspaper.
Of a total ot 3,930 ballots recorded, 2.0M
declared for the English prescribed by
the dictionaries and 1,926. were in favor
of the use of clang.
The figures In favor of the pure English
were qualified by several thousand voters
to expressed them in favor of a up-to-date
number of snappy phrases, not
limited necessarily to dictionary words,
however. Many voted In favor of slang,
but advocated the elimination of nick
names. In the course of tho balloting, numerous
college professors and educators declared
In favor of slang, while the majority ot
bese ball players, club owners and man
agoers expressed a preference ot English
undeflled.
BURLINGTON "BRIDGE AT
GRAND ISLAND IS BURNED
The Burlington railroad bridge known
as bridge No. 9 over the Platte river five
miles south of Grand Island caught fire
yesterday morning at 11 o'clock and the
flames were not extinguished until thir
teen spans, each sixteen feet long, had
been consumed.
Fire apparatus from Grand Island and
neighborhood towns was summoned and
by drawing water from the river the
flames were, extinguished early in the
afternoon. It is not known how the fire
started. Work of rebuilding the con
sumed spans was begun Immediately
after the fire was extinguished. Work
men from Grand Island were hurried in
the scene and material waa shipped from
Omaha under rush orders. It Is planned
to have the spans rebuilt and ready for
traffic lite this afternoon or early to
morrow morning.
I For the tune being all Burlington trains
are running over the Union Pacific trot ks
Irom Grand island to Central City. By
this swlt'I-back process little tlmj Is
lost.
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FAYOR FARM DEMONSTRATOR
Agricultural Development Congress
Holds First Annual Meeting.
W. P. SPILLMAN MAKES ADDRESS
Member of United States Department
of Asrrtcnltnre Unexpectedly
B hurra Up at the Con--rentton.
Forty-one men. representative of 'prac
tically every Important, business Interest
t betal VoJefcrasJia,- -wwa present
club rooms for the first annual meeting
of the Agricultural Development Congress
of Nebraska. The body will immediately
take steps to got bohlnd the movement
already successfully started In several
counties of the state to provlflo a farm
demonstrator, who will co-operate with
the formers of the county to further the
scientific crop growing, live , stock grow
ing, andgeneral productiveness, of the
farms.
Temporary Chairman Carson Mlldreth
of Franklin, Neb., . was empowered to
appoint a committee of five who are, as
soon as possible, to select a committee
of fifteen which will perfect an organiza
tion by electing offloers for the assoera
tlon, and beginning the work. Those ap
pointed on the committee of five are: C.
J. Lane, Omaha; E. S. Westbrook,
Omaha; W. S. Whitten. Uncolni A. N.
Kidd, Beatrice, and Carson Mlldreth,
Franklin.
Splllmnn Make Talk.
The talks of the afternoon wnr rnn.
iclse and practical reviews ot what has
already been dono by farm demonstra
tors in tho country. W. P. Spllman of
the Department of Agriculture, Washing
ton, D. C, happened to bo spending tho
day In Omaha and dropped In when he
heard there was something doing In agri
cultural development. Being askedd for
a word he stated that the federal gov
ernment is contributing 1140,000 annually
to the support of these county agents or
demonstrators In the country and that
they have 1S9 such agents at work In tho
west and northwest, with not a single
failure on record. Ho gave many In
stances of the remarkable work tho
agents are doing In giving suggestions
to farmers that have asked them to clear
up a puzzling problem of form produc
tion. These county agents are men of
practical experience as farmers.
Mr. Bplllman gavo It an his opinion that
the Smlth-Lcever bill would pass In tho
next sesilon of congress which, ho said,
would provide 13,600,000 for Use In tho
county demonstration work. "Nebraska's
share of this fund will be administered
through the stato farm," he said. "I
feel confident that the bill will pass if
the people in tho agricultural states get
back of It, and I feel suro that tho funds
(Continued on Page Two.)
The National Capital
Wednesday, Anguit 20, lflia.
The Senate,
Met at 11 a. m, and resumed considera
tion of tariff bill, cotton schedule being
taken up.
Foreign relations committee met, but
gave little discussion to Mexican situa
tion: nomination of William J. Price as
minister to Panama was favorably
voted on.
Democrats of banking committee dis
cussed currency legislation.
President submitted nomination of Rep
resentative F. B. Harrison of New York
as governor general of Philippines.
Senator Penrose introduced substitute
for wool schedule of tariff bill.
Credentials of Henry D, Clayton an
senator from Alabama presented by Sen
ator llnnkhead and referred to elections
committee.
Adjourned at 4:13 p. m, to 11 a. m. to
morrow. The House,
Not In session; meets Friday.
Elections committee agreed to favor
seating William J. MaoDonald, pro,efs
Ive, Twelfth Michigan district
Lobby Investigating committee contin
ued Its hearing. Democratic numbers
caucused on currency bill.
Past the Pulmotor Stage
Bandits Hold Up
Train Inside the
Portland City Limits
POItTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20.-The Boo
Bpokane train, eaatbound for Minneapolis
and St Paul, waa held up within the
Portland city limits last night. Two per
sons were shot.
The police havo arrested, Eugene Jones,
and Samuel Wold, charged with being
two of the bandits.
Jones .was seen,! oomlnif.trqm, the, soenq
immediately aiter-.th' robbery-and.oafhile,
he eluded the police at tho time, later
was rounded up. Sam Wold, the other
prisoner, was arrested on the description
given of one of the robbers by a victim.
When searched ho waa found armed with
a place of rubber hose, weighted down
at one end with a large steel nut, taken
oft a railroad car. The police are In
vestigating their records,
Joe Barron, who was dangerously shot
during the holdup, Is at the hospital
In a critical condition. Beyond saying
that he waa on top of tho observation
car stealing a ride, and that when the
robbery occurred he ran away and was
shot In tho back, ho refuses to gtvo any
information. The polio 'say they wlU
hold him, Bhould he recover.
House Committee
On the Speer Case
WASHINGTON, Aug. .-The house
Judiciary committee assembled in' a se
cret session today to hear the report of
an investigation by tho Department of
Justice on the conduct of Federal Judgo
Emory Speer of tho Fifth circuit.
Various charges against the Judge have
been brought during the last threo or
four years, but the investigation of
which Attorney General MbReynolds wan
to present a report today waa made dur
ing the last year by special agonts.
Judgo Speer recently denounced whit he
characterized aa tho "espionage ot fed
eral agents on Judges," and Sonator
Borah recently charged In the senate
that federal agents had harassed' Judge
by investigations to Influence their ac
tion In cases in which the government
was interested.
The Department of Justlco has Investi
gated three Judges within the last five
years. Robert W. Archbald of the com
merce court was one and he was Im
peached. The nature of the report ot
the Department of Justice agent waa be
ing withheld today, pending its presenta
tion to tho Judiciary committee, which
has the power to dispose of it by letting
It pass or by framing articles of im
peachment tor presentation to the Ben
ate. Tariff Debate is
Somewhat Personal
WASHINGTON, Aug. SO.-Senators Pen
rose and Martlne enlivened the tariff de
bate today by a spirited exchange of per
sonalities. Mr. Martlne quoted Rudolph
Spreckles as believing free sugar would
not ruin the beet sugar Industry in the
west, that the Hawaiian Industry would
continue and that tho Louisiana cane in
dustry 'ha been too long protected.
"That the senate may know the impar
tiality of Mr. Spreckles in the matter, I
wish to call attention to his contribution
to President Wilson's campaign fund,"
Interjected Mr. Penrose, lie added that
Mr. Spreckles was Interested in free
sugar.
"The senator from Pennsylvania has
lived' so long under the shadows of a
bailer factory that the welding of plate
and the riveting ot a boiler have more
attraction for him than the cries ot suf
fering humanity," retorted Mr. Martlne.
Consideration of the cotton schedule
proceeded. A committee amendment lim
iting spools to SCO yards, proposed by
Senator Hoke Smith waa adopted.
GAS FIGHT GOESTO THE COURT
City Legal Department So Declares
To Ask Master in Chancery.
ZIMMAN MAKES A STATEMENT
Hnri'Unn Snya On Company Conld
Make a 11 1 lilt by Voluntarily
MnkliiK Reduction In the
Price of. Gas.
A master In chancery to take testimony
In' the dollar gaa case pending between
the city nd the Omaha Oss. company,
which. keK to enjoin -the. anforcunaat pr
an ordinance reducing tho pride ot-ga
from ll.U to 151.00 par 1,000 cublo feci, -will
bo asked by the city and the court will
probably make the appointment.
"It eoems about tho only way to get at
tha case," said City Attorney John A.
Rlne. "Thero la so much testimony and
the caa may be so long drawn out that
it la better to have a master report tho
law and the facta to tho oourt. The
hearing ought to begin as soon as the
master in appointed."
Since the gaa franchlso ordinance,
which extended the franchlso of the gas
company twenty years, was decisively
defeated, tho city administration has de
cldod to push the dollar gas case to tho
wall and aeaure an adjudication at th-i
earliest date poesllbe.
"Tho old cry of corporation grab was
raised," said a city hall habitue, "and
that coupled with the history ot tho case
was enough to decide those who bad do
interest In the prlco of gas. I think the
small home ownars stood together fot
the franchise and dollar gaa"
Flarbt Just Started.
Tho city legal department will take
charge ot the ultuatlon again snd pro
ceed to push the suit The company's
franchise runs for five and a half years.
Tha litigation which this franohlse ordi
nance, it adopted would havo stopped,
has oontlnued for several years and the
prospects now are, according to the city
legal department, that the real fight la
Just beginning.
"We are all neighbors and friends here
and we have to live here together," said
C. F. Harrison when asked how he felt
over the victory In the defeat ot the gas
franchise. "There Is no cause for exul
tation. I am not ot the crowing kind.
The voto simply shows, though, that pub
Uo servlco corporations are to be public
servants Instead of tho public's masters.
Tho gaa company could make tho biggest
ten atrlko of their lives now It they
would go ahead anyway and reduce to
dollar gas at once and drop the litiga
tion, as they proposed to do If they won.
That would be a real ten strike for
them."
Zlinuian Mnkea Statement.
For the anti-franchise committee Harry
B. Zlmnmn gave out this statement:
"We feel elsied oVer the election and
consider It a splendid victory for the
people.
"At the beginning of this contest DG per
cent of the peoplo were against tho grant
ing of a twenty-flre-ycar franchise. The
efforts of the anti-franchise committee
wore devoted to acquainting tho voters
with the provisions of the proposed ordi
nance and with the gaa situation In
Omaha generally. This was dono with a
view to offsetting the pernicious activity I
on the part of politlcJana and political '
organizations, together with all the serv
ice corporations and the Immonse fund
furnished by the gas company.
"To the many workers we are Indeed
graieiu! ana we thank the voters and
friends of the cause for their confidence,"
JACK ROSE IS TO LECTURE
FOR THE BENEFIT OF CHURCH
SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Aug. JO.
Jack Rose, principal witness In the
Rosenthal murder case In New York last
summer, will lecture on "Life In the
Underworld" for the benefit of the Christ
Episcopal church, It was learned here
last night.
Rose offered the lecturo in response to
an appeal sent out by Rev. J. If. Brown,
rector of the church, stating that funds
were needed to meat certain obligations.
Rose alto gave a check lor 111
JURY DELIBERATES
WHETHER
DIGGS
IS A WHITE SLAVER
Judge Van Vleot Gives It Caso
Against Former State Architect
of California.
GOVERNMENT ATTORNEY SEVERE!
'Declares Defendant Comes Into Court
Hiding Behind Wife's Skirts,
WARRINGTON GIRL BETRAYED
Proseoutor Declares Promises Nevei;
Meant to Bo Kept.
MISCONDUCT IN HIS HOME
Realdenrn Shared frith Virtuous
Wife Mado Like 1IU Offloe A
House ot Assignation i
noche Aaserta.
SAN FRANCI8CO. Aug. 20.-WUh all
argument In, Judge Fleet charged tho
Jury aa to tho law and at 4:0 p. m. gava
the case of the government against!
Maury 1. Dlggs. former architect of CaUi
fornla, charged with violating the Mann
white slave trafflo aot, to tha Jury.
"Remember, gentlemen of the Jury, thai
P0.00O.0CO peoplo are watohlng you today
watching you to be informed whether
Justice shall triumph or lust shall rule;
watching to see if tho laws for the pro
taction of girls and women are to bo
enforced In this far western land."
This waa the closing appeal of Theo-i
dore J. Rooho, representing the United.
State government, for a verdict ot guilty.
"This defendant," continued noche, "dl4
not deny on the stand th truth of tha
ersentlal facta we have shown. He haa to
admit them all, and then he cornea be-,
fore you and asks acquittal.
"Tho defendant In a criminal cam us
ually bases hla defects on the presumpi
tlon ot Innocence, but this defendant re-
lk on his own depravity and licentious
ncss. He comas into court covered with
his own shame and hides behind tha
skirts of hla wife and child.
Under Promlae to Marry.
"When theso girls went to Reno, their
doparture meant social ostracism. M arson.
Warrington wont because she believed,
and trusted this man. Sho didn't desiro
money, dresses or presents, liar parents
gavo hero these. But this man had pronii
Iscd !.or marriage, as Camlnettl had
promised Lola Morris.
"Those promises at the time they weret
made never were Intended to be kept.
These mon Intended to abandon th glrU ,
In Reno. They never could havo ra-i
turned to Sacramento and you know
what that meant But the alluring;
prowls ot marriage had been held out
thehV," i ' .
Attorney,ch1l"vOT,partlcuJarly;,eVero,
with Dlggs for the misconduct in his
own homo to which he testified yester
day. Ho had not been content, said,
Roche with making an assignation bouse,
of -his office, but ho must similarly de
grade tho privacy of a home ho shared,
with a beautiful, virtuous and lovlux
wife.
As Roohe sat down. Robort It. Devlin
opened hla summary ot the caso for tha
defonse. Roferenco by Roche to tho
notoriety tho Dlggs-Camtnettl cases have)
won. drew an objection from tha defense)
and warning from tho Judgo to keep tot
tho evidence.
LONDON ACTORS PROTEST
JOHNSON GOING ON STAG 5
LONDON, Aug. SO. The Federation o(
Variety Artists, according to tho Timem
Is likely to take effective measures to pm-
vent the appearance of Jack Johnson in)
London music hallo. The announcement)
that tho American negro pugilist wouTd
do a turn at one of the smaller west end
theaters next week has brought a num-t
ber of remonstrances that the Londot
public, afUr revelations of Johnson's io-i
latlons of tho white slavo laws ot Out
United States, would not welcome th
pugilist as an entertainer.
ONE AIRSHIP TOWS ANOTHER
OF ITS KIND INTO P0R11
LONDON, Aug. 20. The novel sight oC
an airship towing a disabled companion
was witnessed at Aldersbot this after
noon.
The British army dirigible Eta and ef
naval airship were out maneuvering whom
the machinery In the latter vessel ben
camo disabled. Tho Eta attached a,
hauser to the other dirigible and towed 11
to the factory for repairs.
HOUSE COMMITTEE
WOULD SJEAT MACDONALD
WASHINGTON, Aug. SO. The housa
elections committee today agreed unani
Imously to the report In favor of seatlntf
William J. McDonald, progressive, ot thai
Twelfth Michigan district
It. Olln Young, republican, resigned:
the seat because he believed MacDonald,
had been beaten on a technicality.
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