The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 1, 1911 Page: 2 of 8

Frightful Carnage Results From
Mania to "Bu^n the Wind."
' (By Lets*d Wire)
i fiOt Angelea, <!*!■ May ' 'v(<
parson* wore killed an.I ooa injure®
fatally Sunday at a railroad ero-nliik
near Klvera, In thin county, In a «ol
lynlori between a PUclflc electric ear
sjid Jin automobile.
' The «H au :
DKKHY KAUFMAN, aged 40, Uifg
4t*u< li, Csl.
MRS. K A If KM ANN, nm-d f!«.
railroad telegrapher, of Iaiu Angele*
MR I HOLM N08 WORTH, aged «-•
' Fatally injured:
Ha/.el Kuiifmunn, aged HI.
All the /lead were residents or
California. The KauftnaniiH came
hern about nine mouths into from
l.edar Kdge, Colo., and live.I pre
vlounly In Kearney, Net).
The llolllftRii worths ratne here nl*
tnontlifl ago "from Denver.
Mr. Kaufmann was driving the
automobile ami approached 11 «* c 'osh
lag from twenty 1« twenty-live miles
an hoUr. When the inolorman « r Hie
approaching ear law that a collision
wan imminent, he applied the brake
with aueh for* e that the friction
flattened the wheels The force ol
the Unpad went tbe automobile
through the platform at the at at Ion.
twenty f^et Away.
The hod lea or Mr and Mr* Kant
man and Mm. Holllngaworth, who
Were killed Ihitantlv. are In the I«ns
Angeles morgue, while thoMo of Mi
llolllngaWorth and Harry Kaufman"
are 111 the hospital in Whltller,
where Hazel In not exported to sur-
No charge haa been placed ngalnst
the crew of the electric car pending
ah Investigation <>f 'he accident.
Motor-Cycle Rider. In Collision
Chicago. May 20- Speeding at six
tj mllea mi hour, four motorcycle
rider* Collided In front or the grand
aland at the Hawthorne race I rack
Sunday afternoon one rider wua
killed and three othera were Injured,
one perhapa fatally.
The dead:
II AMI Y NIXON, Dayton, Ohio
The Injured:
Paul .1. halley. Indlanapolla.
('. 8. Hlukley, Aurora, III.
Frank Hart, Spring-fleld, Mass.
The accident occured on the nee
oL'd lap of a ten mile race, the open
In*!, event of a three day meeting
Kurt was trailing the leader, \V. .1
Tuhner, when hla machine skidded
and craahed Into the fence. Nixon,
halley and Hlr.klev were following In
order, but wore going at auch speed
tlat they were unable to alow down
"Fully, Frankly and Freely ' Confe*-
She Did Not Resist
•New York. May 2« . Mm. Isabella
H. Hunch, of No MM1 Eighteenth av-
enue, Brooklyn, filed with .luMtlce A*-
plnall I nthe supreme court a peti-
tion linking fir, n *eek alimony and
$2; o counsel fee pending the trla' of
ber unit for separation from llernafd
Hutch, a dyer, who tfores at No. \'1\
ron, t street and No. 40 Hoyt street,
The (affidavit aupporting Mm.
Ibiffb'a petition contains 10,000
W4ii'd!t. Ill It Mh< says she wan
ried fa-combe, i I. I!•« ■ I. when slxte* n
yeaia old. and fourteen yoara hei
jiusband's Junior and that In Febrti-
arv. I!•<>*., she left him, after he had
uii'.vd her to lead ad Immoral life.
Hlie 'fully, frankly and freely" ad-
mits that she .lid ho.
Mm. Hunch told ml* part of her
atory In the following word*:
' When I linked lor money Tor my
clothing and personal expenses. my
hiifthand me' it wKh taunth about my
Inuiuty, aaylng he would not he
shocked If I brought money to him
Distracted with grief I left him In
190.p , IInd for rive year* I have not
received u dollar from him.
I confess that I did not realat
(temptation. I an aorry for It ii >w,
mid I confeaa It fully, frankly and
rreell, but perhaps aonie excuse, gome
men v, ca nbe nhown me, for I mar
rled when practically n mere child,
and not u«ed to lire and It I* becauae
or the cruel treatment of my bus-
I hi lid that I liuve erred.
During Ihla separation I lived with
men who supported me and aupplled
my material wants, and with one
jni«u who promised to marry n.e ir i
not a divorce. I have bitterly repent
cd of my moral crimes. I hnve learn
ed that such a life, while Hiiperflclal-
ly alluring and glittering at times.
Is wholly wrong and for the pa at two
years I have earnestly prayed to br
spared from Its permanent coiitltio
mice and have longed for a pure do
niesllc life."
Mrs. lluscii came to this concilia-
Ion, she says, on May 29,1010. She
determine] to break awav from the
lire sh« waH leading and to return to
her husband. She wrote asking Ills
forgiveness, and he. too, ''having re-
pented," they went to housekeeping
again at No. 2tH> Baltic street, Brook
lyn. Mrs Busch nay a that a he pawn
ed handsome furs and Jewelry, to
help her husband in his business, aua
that she has "not been in a restaur
ant or theatre, unescorted." since her
"But, after a time," she adds, "my
husband began to In.port line me for
money, and through veiled hints to
xpresa Ills desire that I return to
Englifh Profeeaor Declares Sun'*
Rayi Will Kill White Race.
London, May 20 It has been sat
Isfuclorily proved -on paper that
tne original inan was black and that
tne white raeea can never perma-
nently acclimatize In the black man's
ountry. Herman scholars have lute
y written learnedly on these sub-
lets, and the gist of their conelu*
.us has been published.
Now comes an KnglUhinan, Lionel
Hyde, professor of economic
geography at London university, with
theory that the white man is
lined to vanish off I he face of
the earth, yielding to tho colored
Nixon's machine ran Into the fence „lv abandoned life. I thought him
r.nd his body was hurled twenty feet
In Die air lie died of Internal in
juries after being taken to a hospital
Halley suffered a fractured akull
end Internal Injuries after being tak
en to a hospital. Bailey suffered <
f-actured akull and Internal Injuries
and nrobably will die Hlnkley's
collarbone Was broken and Hart was
Fort Wayne, lnd , May 20 John
Hughes of this cltv, one or thirteen
starters In the ten-mile motorcycle
r«ace which was a feature or the open-
ing day of the aviation meet at Driv-
ing park, ploughed through the fence
on tbe first turn or the second lap of
the race and received injuries, proli
*\ l> fatal.
Monttuorencv. Ind . May While
hurrying lo the bedside of her dying
fatheV, J. K. Hemlng, at Crawsford-
vlllo, Mrs W •' McKwan. wire of a
wealthy Benton county farmer, was
killed flundax In an Automobile acci-
dent two miles east of here. lle<
husband, who was driving the car
vas severely bruised about the hack,
and Mrs. W. S. Mlnler. slater of Mrs
AlcRwan lost control of the car In
maklug a sharp turn and It plunged
oved a :t5 foot embankment.
Howling Green, O. May "0 While
going at a high speed a pas-< ngci
Touting car plunged over an embank
Went near Bradner Sunday, killing
one or It* occupants and Injuring
two others The machine took tire
rid Alber Rbersole of \rcadia wa*
burfied to a crisp.
Joking or that he was testing nw
and rejected his suggestion* good-
naturedly Hut he persisted, and I
resolved to test him. for If he was,
in earnest I thought he was viler
than I had «ver been.
'So I assented to hi* proposition
that I write to one of my associates
a single man. making an appoint-
ment to nice! him. My husband read
the letter and took It away to mail
To my dismay a reply came.
1 pretended to keep the appoint-
ment and borrowed fl>r fron.' my
mother which I took to my husband
Hi1 took it and approved of w'uat •
had done as he Imagined. Another
time J pawned a tie clasp for $10
and gave him the proceeds. 1 lo re-
turned or it. with which I was
to get a new hat. my husband say-
ing a new hat would make me more
Attractive to men. Then \ telt that 1
could no longer live with such a
Busch has entered a categorical do
nlal to his wife's charges and alle-
gations He says be first met her
in a restaurant, when, far from be-
ing a child of 10. ghe was a "young
woman or IS, wily and shrewd in the
ways of the underworld.''
Soon after their m.i iage, Busch
sa>s, hi* wire gro5v n.elancholy ovei
the Tact that "she was rorcver to be
denied the Joys or motherhood." He
adopted a child, but Mrs. Busch took
so violent a dislike to the youngster
that It had to be returned.
lUisch denies with eniphna.n that
he ever suggested tbe leading of an
Immoral life by his wife.
Progress Impeded in Thirteen Hun-
dred Mile Flight.
Avignon, France. May 20—Slight
Occidents Impeded the progress
Famous Coney Island Pleasure Re-
sort is Prey to Fire.
New York, May 'J7. Coney Island
.ew York's playground, suffered a
fire this morning which wiped out
. .. ... „ ,-v.,,,.. Dreamland, the largest ot Amuse-
. Park* loir adjoin'..,s
rl.ght Which t Mn >•«•«*« M |,l.,,ks,' ,„v,M,d ,.h I .;•
?L!heJl^ an,I .,tli< liurn.'d
hundred buildings did betw«vn tw
their machines. Garros
ti day toward Nice, the end
r.ont conllndod their flight from here, nd (hIV„ „ IM|oil j-,aR0
f.r.« .l«K . rrev. the tiermat, aviato,,;
arrived here today. Wevman. thej
American, still I* repairing his ma
thine at Troves.
The American w*g ,,articular!,■ «... ^ ,wentv ,atw ^
The fire started in the tar covered
scaffolding of ' Hell's Hate' scenic
railway at two o'clock this morning
lucky. After two stops because
engine trouble he was forced to make
a landing in a field near Troyes The
propeller of his machine was twisted
and part of the frame broken, but he
Mmaelf was not hurt
The race was organised b\ the
P ,Hs Petit Parisian and the pri7cs
aegregnte more than $100,000. The
second stage of the Journey is from
Nice to Rome the recording station*
lelng Genoa and Pisa, and the third
siage is from Home to Turin, the of
fclal stopping places being Florence
and Bologna
The total distance is a little more
than 1,300 mtlee r.nd the competitors
fore a strong wind, tlames covered
thv entire park. No lives were lost
Six babies In an infant Incubator,
were carried out in the. glass boxes
and saved. Then came the work ot
saving the animals in the huge men
Agerie. Among them wciv several
man-eating animals. One wild lion
escaped and leaped into the panic
stricken crowd. police fin-
ally surrounded him. drove him into
the dark under "Kquatorial Africa
and riddled him with bullets. The
crowd tore hlni to pieces lor souven-
irs. Sixty of the hundred and five
animals were left to die in the roar-
rof. Hyde believe^ that the orlg
Inn| color of the human skill was
d. rk brown. The vurlations of that
olor are the results of the weaken
lug or strengthening of the pigment,
e: Hkiu coloring, under different cli-
matic condition*, the object o| the
pigment being tbe protection of the
protoplasm beneath tin* skin from
u rorganisation by abnormal ami
t i.erofore, dangerous rays of sun
White Skin Dangerous
The effects of *ueh rays on a man
unprotected by a dark skin are, ho
says, nervous shock, productive some
t; ui's of total prostration, and fre
i|iieutly leading to excesses, alcoholic
and other kinds Thus the original
b*own skin has been developed m
Muck In those races living in tin1
tropics mid constantly subjocted t'
diingcroiis rays while on the other
I ;«iid those races w hose home Is far
hum the equator have lost most ol
tbe pigment, as I he absence of any
g* eat beat renders It unnecessary,
v. Iille white Is more advantageous for
the conscvailon of heat.
Prof. Hvdr holds that in this way
the race homes of mankind can be
divided Into different zones, that ol
the black peoples being on ami
ir oil ltd the equator, and those of tbe
other peoples farther from the equal
or In proportion to tbe weakness ol
their skin coloring. The /.one In
which the white man can live under
normal condition* has, he says, lor
Its southern boundary latitude fifi de-
grees, that of Copenhagen, and he
c.iii only settle and thrive in other
/ones by taking steps to make lilnv
If artificially tit by such a labori-
is process as puts It out of the
qi estlon.
Whites Cannot Hold Tropics
Taking ordinary precautions puid
aided by all* the great modern knowl-
edge of the microscopic diseases ot
the tropics, It la possible for the
white man after two years of accli-
matisation to livo iu the tropics' even
more Immune from tropical discuses
than the blank. But the period ot
t.11h Immunity Is not much longer
than Seven yeAra alter which the de
rloratlng effects or the abnormal
hi at on a skin not naturally protect
begin to show themselves and to
render the system open to the at-
t: ek ot any or the great tropical dis-
,, malaria. feVei And Chol-
era. Thus permanent settlement ot
nw tropics by tbe white Is out of tho
But on the other hand, Prof, l.yde
\s, the pigment while being abso-
lutely necessary In the tropics, Is not
langcrous, has no damaging effect
n colder latitudes. The professor
conclude* •
Pigment is no danger, though un-
necessary, In high latitudes; while
t' e absence of it is fatal In low lai
I' ides, wilJiout precautions which no
i ullnary white man will systematic
ally adopt, and therefore the dark
can Intrude permanently Into the do-
n aiu of the fair with more success
than the fair can Intrude Into the do-
main of the dark."
Add to this the rapid increase ot
the darker races, compared with the
slow Increase of whites, and the doom
of the white man Is inevitably sug-
Resumption Of Hostilities In State
of coahulla Ordered
Juarez, Mex. May •^.-^Resump-
tion of hostilities 111 the state ot
Coahulla was ordered today. Made
to gave instructions for the insurrec-
to forces there to advance on Saltlllo
the capital, with the view of taking It
from the federals and torlcbly estr/v
Bailing a provisional governor. Ma-
dero had received advices that the
legislature bad refused to enstall his
Mexico City. May 2a.—After the c\
ci'.eaient last night when bloody riot
ing swept over the city following a
report that Diaz had not resigned as
t|\ I united, tl^e capital Is con.paitv
tively unlet this morning. It is esti-
mated that seven were killed Anu
thirty six Injured n last night's riot-
Inn. Armed mobs roamed through
the streets bearing huge pictures ot
Madero and threatened to storm the
Palace. Troops were called out and
fired vllley* into the mob before it
dispersed. Foreign Minister De l a
Haira issued a statement this mom
mu that President Diaz, and Vice
President Corral would resign this
Rebel LeaMer Orders Arre*t of Allefl
ed American Conspirator.
i:i Paso, Tex., May 20 What I*
locked upon by Francisco I. Madero
as a well laid plot to prevent his
reaching Mexico City, to overthrow
I la leaders!,Ip and to start a counter
revolution against him was revealed
I ere lust night In Hih Arrest of Dan-
HI De Villlera or Mexico City, W. K
Dunn, an Ainerldin, according t" a
telegram recohr<*l by Madero's chloi
military adviser, was arrested in
Monterey, Mex., by a dHcctlve who
i.iol trallei him from 101 I'aso.
The alleged plot Involve* certain
sums of money which wi re to have
been paid out to Madero's military
leaders. Msdero, ancordlnv. lo the de
t ills given out by him, wai fully ad
vised of tho scheme and allowed H
ti, be encouraged. A ten days' trail
Ing by defectives then began.
The arrests followed what Is be
l.eveil to have been an effort on the
p« rt of certain members of the cieull-
lico party to overthrow Madero. He
v tillers and Dun for the last ten
days, It Is alleged, have been at
tempting lo Influence (Jenoral Bell-
JaiuIti Vlllpoen, an Ailieriiau clti/.eii,
who Is chief military advisor to Ma-
dero, and Uencral Pascual Orn/.eo, to
desert Madero's standard InMeau ol
yielding, I he two chiefs secretly
have encouraged tbe conspiration un
HI evidence could be collectcT to
make the arrests. Ac(ordlug to a
telegram received here Dunn was ar-
rested in Monterey, Mi v. by order
■>: Mailer). Dunn left here thn
days ago with the alleged purpose ol
obtaining funds for the Madero mil
Itary chiefs.
Both men were tu constant, tele
graph communication with Andres
( urza Oalan, of Cludad Port Biro Diaz,
v. ho Is said to be one of the leaders
o« the cientlflclo party In the state ot
Couhtiilu. Both Vllliers and Dunn,
in their talk with Vlllljocn and Oro-
lainied that they had secured
the co-operation of (Jeneral Figuoroa,
the rebel leader of the south, and
that (ietieral Trevlno, commauder ol
the federal force* In Monterey, had
piomlsed assistance when the new
levolt began.
In messages from Senor Clalan, at
Cludad Portlllro Dial, lo both De
Vllliers and Dunn the existence ol' a
plot on the Hie of Madero was dis-
(Jeneral Vlllpoen declared that
$2.r>,000 had been promised him If he
vculd participate In the conspiracy.
Ceiieral Pascual OrO*co, he said, was
to get any amount he named and was
to be chief of the military /one com-
posing the northern stales of Mexi-
co .lust what complicity with the
Mexican government existed in the
work of the accused
Hours of Service Law is Upheld as
Washington, D. C., May 29—The
hour* of service law for railroad em-
ployees passed by congress in 1907
was upheld as constitutional toda>
I; the supreme court. The decision
vas announced by Justice Hughes in
a test case brought by the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad.
Tbe act makes It unlawful for any
common carrier ' engaged in inter-
t.'.ite commerce to permit any train-
man subject to the a* t to remain on
Cnity for a longer period than six-
teen consecutive hours, or any tele
viaph opeiator more than nine oi
thirteen hours, according to the time
the telegraph station was opened for
hi slues*. The act also created
period* <>f rest for the employees.
The Baltimore and Ohio Ballroad
company attacked the law as uncon
H'tutlonal on tlu* ground that it i|i-
plied to Intrastate as well us to in
t Tstnte rallroa Is and employees,
'i he order by which the Interstate
Commerce commission placed the
i.iw into operation wits attacked
n.M). The railroad claimed that con-
gress could not and did not attempt
lo delegate to the commission
power to require reports of violation
. f the law; that the labor and ex
j ense necessary to make the reports
constituted a taking of the railroad's
, ropert.y without due process of law,
and therefore in violation of the con-
s itutlou: and that It compelled si lf-
ii.crimination by. ofllcers and em-
I loyees of the railroad, also in viola-
tion of the constitution.
The objections to the law were
net with denials by the government,
roth the law Itself and the order,
drafted by tho Interstate Commerce
commission, were upheld as consltu-
tioiinl by tlie circuit court of the
I lilted States for the district ot, where the case originated.
WITH governess
f'y«tery Of Disappearance Of French
Millionaire Is Solved
-The m)
La Follctte Continu-s His Scathing
Arraignment Of Illinois Senator
\ illjoen declares, was not apparent
though the tirst telegram to him
used tho words "Government wants
to make you a proposition." (Jeneral
\ Illjoen asserted that the most prom-
inent clentlfleos were mentioned to
him by both DeVllliers and Dunn in
their conversation, especially Hosen
in Plnedo, lender of the clentHlco
ptrty in the Mexican congress. The
plot, If successful, he declared, was
to put Plnedo In the presidency.
In their efforts to secure evidence
against Dunn and l)e Vllliers, (Jen
oral Villptien accepted $180 and Hen
oral Pascual Orozeo $200, which was
placed In the funds of the provision
A government. The steps taken by
VIlljoen to encourage those who were
attempting to bribe him were known
to Senor Madero and the campaign
against them was carefully mapped
out within the last ten days.
Names have neon secured through
' e contents of messages said to in-
olvo some of the most prominent
i .en In Mexico and a future investi
gition. It is said, will disclose their
e Vllliers and Dunn bad aliases
i local hotel during their stay
fere, but their movements were
ntelied constantly by local detec-
tives, informed of the conspiracy by
Cmeral Vlllpoen.
Dunn and De Vllliers told me.'
said General Vlllpoen, "that they had
1 icnty of rifles and ammunition con
coaled In the ooal mines of Coahulla.
They also said they had with them
all rurale* and special police of Mex-
ico City, numbering over 2,000 men
Washington, May 25—Revelations
concerning the election of Sonutoi
Lorlnior of Illinois, may he expect-
ed as the result of a second investi-
gation Into the bribery charges
against him If the predictions made
by Senator La Pollette in tho deliv-
ery of the third installment of Ms
argument In support of his resolution
oi inquiry are fulfilled*
Mr. La Follette prophesied that
more than twice the $100,000 hereto-
fore alleged to have been used would
be found to have been spent. He said
President Tail's name had been used
•i > i in ino Horlmer's behalf, and related that
•ii' C.eneral!'*o1'nuM 'ia<® l>er8omi1 eogni/.auco
Quebes Can
tery of the disappearance
and Darrent Dabbadle. n , 0''' .
and well known In the social
Paris, who was heliev u to hav- '
drovsifM in the > •
ago, was chared up with 'he
here of the Canadian Paritf 11
iship Lake Man H \ ' 1
passengers and traveling under '
sumed names as man and w> •«
M Dabbadle and Miss Helen
Hi years old. and for 1" mom ^
fore her sudden departure a <eauti-
ful governess in the household of her
traveling companion.
M. Dabbadi- and Ue young worn
an were listed on the steamship as
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Wye, and pre-
tend to be vary Indignant when tak-
en from the vessel at this point, 11
Canadian In.migration officers. They
denied their real Identiy until ex-
amined separately, when each fear-
ing that the oiher would break down
acknowledged identity and that they
had eloped.
Tho tracing oi the couple on the
high seas was accomplished by the
aid of wireless telegraph.
There was not the slightest sus-
picion in the household of Mr. Dab-
badle, who lived whh his wife and
AC veil children in a mansion sur-
rounded by large grounds in a fash-
ionable suburb of Paris, of any at-
tachment be: ween the master of the
piace, a man of 4.", and tne young
governess. Mile. Benok was remark-
ed for her cold, reserved manner and
could not even he called pretty.
A few weeks ago she gave up her
position and moved to Paris from the
Dabbadle home at Bvereaux,
hour's walk from Parf*, and drop-
ped out of sight. She had spoken
of going to Canada, where she had
reiativ« s.
M. Dabbadle made one of his fre
quent trips to Paris on business a
few days alter the departure of tin
young governess. One morning Par
is was slartle.l by the news that his
clothing had been found upon the
banks or the Seine. A note that he
'had written to a friend pointed to
French detectives would not ac
cept the suicide theory. Canadian
officials were notified and today, un-
der Instruction from the government
the couple were taken off the stean.
er ami held until It is decided whetli
er or not they shall be deported
have until June lf> to accompli*
tllPj lug Ha n.e*

Watonga Okl.i . May 31.—The
HEADON COLLISION Cheyenne and -Vrapho Indian* in
-- | convention at Darlington voted to
hold their annual Indian agricultur-
al and livestock fair at Watonga dur
ing the last week of September in
stead of at Thomas .as previous))
decided. Five thousand Indians will
Lincoln. Neb., May \t least
line peoole wort* killed and twent>
fijured this morning In a headon col
Baton between eastbonnd and west
bound Bnrllnton trains Numbe, and
12, near MoCook, Neb.
Members of the Denver and Omaha
Western League hall team* were on
Die Westbound train. SeverAl of them
were tnjnred. none seriousH. The
tngineer* sad firemen of both train*
•v*re killed. Several coaches wei*e
r'eraUed and rolled over. One coa h
vas demolished.
Nowata. Okla.. May ;?l Silas Al
herty, a negro farmer living near
Lenapah, was instantly killed In a
runaway accident >esterda> He wa>
thrown from his wagon breaking his
Juarez, Mex , May 25.—•Tnlcss
Diaz resign* today or tomorrow there
will l>e more trouble throughout Mc\
|> o." <,ommentlng on last night s
demonstration In Mexico Ci y. Made-
ro made this statement today and
added that uprisings in the interior
are the result of distrust of Diaz's
avowed Intention of retiring.
of the use of money.
La Follette quoted from the
testimony given by lOdward 1 lines, a
Chicago lumberman, before the Lorl-
mer Investigating committee of the
Uitinols legislature, regarding Mr.
nines' Interviews with United States
Senator Aid rich and Penrose, in
which Mr. Hines said Mr. Aldrich re-
peatedly had impressed upon hlni the
Importance of Lorlmer's election and
had told hlni that President Taft was
especially concerned in Mr. Lorl-
mer's behalf.
"There Is no proor," said Mr. La
Follette. "that the president was in-
terfering, but I think there was a
scheme to put Lorlmer through, and
•t was believed the use of the presi-
dent's name was used in a telegram
and no doubt that It was used behind
locked doors and drawn screens, it
neiped to Influence members who
could not be reached otherwise."
Discussing Hines' activity in tho
Lorlmer campaign, which was ac-
counted for oil the ground that Lorl-
mer would favor a duty on lumber,
Mr. La Follette said that during the
last Lorlmer investigation by the
senate Hines was much in evidence
about the capital at Washington.
He said Hines had apeared again
a the opening up of the question
this season. Then evidently refer
ring to the election of Senator Steph-
enson of Wisconsin, though not men
turning his name, Mr. La Follette
"In another senatorial campaign m
Wisconsin his (Hines) henchmen
were notoriously active for the suc-
cessful candidate, and his principal
II as Figueroa's forces. Tl'.ey' agent has not dared to remain within
kept mentioning the money Influence | j he borders of tho state.
: the sclentlflco iwrty and present-1 —— ——
papers and telegrams, which j UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS
though in a secret code when trans-
lated, presents incriminating evi
The warrant for the arrest of De
Villers was issued by Justice of the
i'eace K. H. McClintock on a com-
plaint charging conspiracy to mur-
r Francisco i Madero,'' filed by
« i cval Vilijoen. IV Villie s WAS
siopplngat a local hotel and was ar-
letted by Deputx Constable Brown.
•'Hello, there, Vilijoen," *a d He
\ tillers, thinking the latter had called
or. a friendly mission. The deputy
(instable Immediately executed the
. rest and the prisoner was taken to
:l e county Jail in an automobile
Affairs of the Methodist university
are very rapidly taking shape lor thp
beginning of the great school here.
Obstacles are being cleared out ev-
ery day and the final contracts will
l e signed here Friday. The board
of trustees will probably be reorgan-
H is understood unofficially from
Fort Worth that the relinquishment,
of Fort Worth university affairs in
favor of the Oklahoma. Texas and
New Mexico plan If almost complete.
The formal action of the trustees
alone is needed. The big Methodist
Chicago, 111.. May 27.—Thomas
Foulkcs. a farmer whose home is in
l>anbin y. la., told In court a remark-
able tale t>t courtship ending with
being - Jilted" after he had given his
piospective bride
Miss Lodovlnc Millfrr and her
brother. 4. Warren Miller, an attor
ne\. are on trial on a charge of swin-
dling Foulkes six years ago. Foulkcs
says he met Miss Miller and she
promised to be his wife.
After she got all the money out
of me she could, she tol.i me to go
to l,os Angeles, Join the church an*
marry some rich w idow Foukes tes
titusl. She said she would make a
belter mother to uie than a wile.
r'ic Jail no one was allowed to see thai congregation of Fort Worth has gone
prisoner. Dunn's arrest in Monterey on record as agreeable to the change
was on orders from Madero. Dunn phe student body and faculty of the
left here several days ago with the univer.-ity are prepared :o move I he
understanding that ho was to go to i paraphernalia of Fort Worth and El^
Mexico City to reimrt the succe-s ot worth will be moved here soon,
ti e scheme William Smith, a pn- There is great activity o nthe col-
late detective employed by Madero, lege site, immediately south of the
as sent with orders to trail and a:- city. The lois around the campus
rest him a* soon as he reached Me\ are lielng surveyed and a system ot
i-an soil Smith wired General Vill streets and boulevard* is being work
J. en as follows: ed out.
• Arrested Dunn ere tonight. Hav
-ct important papers."
Wf*i Present Diplomas to Graduate
Among Whom is His Daughter.
Oklahoma Cit
Governor Pruce
be absent until
Friday nlcht he
to the graduating
more public schoo
which is Miss U
Governor's daught*
ing present the e
. Okla. May 31.—
i for Ardmore to
aturday night. On
ill deliver dip!
ass of the Ard
■ . a member
etia Cruce the
As a graduat-
i cutive will
bis daughter a gold watch, on the
outer case of which is a Beta Theta
Pi fraternity pin. set in diamonds, a
momento of the governor's school
days. He will also make arrange-
ments to move his family to the
s«?at of ^overun.euL I
Saves Children from Drowning by
Dragging from Deep Hole.
Buffalo. Okla . May 31.—ntyo M
Combs, a young farmer living near
here, in saved the two small children
of .loe McVickers, a neighbor, from
drowning yesterday by diving inti
deep hole on Beaver creek, where
the children hud been swept by
sw£ft current, and swimming to t
shore with both of them. They wi
with great difficulty revived.
Woman Claims She Is Widow Of
Cripple Creek Millionaire Miner
Colorado Springs, Col., May 2.".
Mrs. S. ti. Kennedy of Leadville, Col
who declares she is the widow of W
S. Stratton. the mining millionair
issigned yesterday one-fourth inter
est In lu r claim against his estate
to K. L. Parker of Center, Tex. In
turn Parker makes anassignment of
half or his Interest to Rufus Trie
of Center, Texas.
Parker, it- is understood is county
clerk of Shelby county, Texas, and
the inference is drawn fron. the rec-
ords filed today that he is in posi-
tion to obtain witnesses to tho alleg-
ed marriage of Mrs. Kennedy anu
Stratton in St. Augustine, Tex., in
lsTI. in the document recorded yes-
terday Mrs. Kennedy mentions John
King and a Mr. McKinnie as witnc
ses to the marriage. The agreement
between Mrs. Kennedy and Parkec
is dated January '2:> 1 BO!), and that
between Parker and Trice, April i
1911. ^
Winrield Scott Stratton located tin
Independence mine at Victor in the
Cripple Creek district and took mil-
lions of dollars in ore from it. II
bought a number of other claim
but none of them ever proved a
rich as the Independence. After he
had worked that mine nearly to its
limit he unloaded it on an English
syndicate for 10 million dollars. The
syndicate found there was little ore
left and after St ration's death,
lember 14, 19u2, sued to recover thej*
investment, alleging fraud. The syn-
dicate lost the suit.
Stratton was a poor carpenter un
til he n.ade his strike in 1892.
never knew how rich he was. ....
his fortune was left to charity exccpt
bequests of $50,000 each to half
dozen friends and relatives and $5
000 to his son, I. Harry' Stratton,
Stratton divorced his wife Innnediat
ly after the birth of a son, and neve,
had anything to do with the child
In th^j will was a provision that ir
the son contested the will he shoul
receive hothing. He did conns
however, and was awarded $2r o.n"'
The 'argest bequest In Stratton
will was for building "the Myron
Springs in memory of his father
whom, when a young man. he
to kill at their old home, Jeffelson
vine, ind. •
Several attacks were made on the
win. too women, asserting they
were common law wives, began ac-
tion two weeks after his death. Tin >e
cases were. It ig believed, settled out
of court. Mrs. Kennedy first appeareM
as a claimant February 27 last, when
she demanded a share of the estate
WU<* pr;ictirn%y has bMn Attri-
buted ali.iut S million dollars
Mrs. Kennedy says Ilia! alter their
wriw 1ST I she s:,ve stratton
f .V V , r ,n""(,-v She all' a. s he
left her shortly before (wins
born. Fifteen years later she n„.
;> "'an named Kennedy, who
died later.
Tried Many Physicians Without
Relief. Now Welt, Thankt
to Peruni.
Mr. leonard
F. Vordery, lteal
K s t a t e a u d
Renting Agent,
41!) Walker St.,
Augusta, Geor-
gia, writes:
With many
others I want to
add nity testi-
monial to the
wonderful good
eruna has done
! . I have been
great sufferer
from catharrhal
dyspepsia. 1
tried many phy-
sicians, visited
a good many
springs, but 1
believe Peruna
has done more
k for me than all
Mr. L. F. Vcrdery. ()j. ahove put
together, l feel like a new person. I
have taken the Peruna and Manmin
together, and always expect to have a
bottle in my home."
Catarrh Caused Deafness.
Mr. William Bauer, Hurton, Texas,
Some four years ago l lost the
hearing in my left ear. I went to a
specialist, who said it was caused by
catarrh. I took a course of treatment
for It and had my hearing temporarily
restored. However I lost it again in
the same manner as previously^
Now, I am happy to say, after fol-
lowing your instructions, taking Pe-
runa (eight bottles in all), and using
the salt w iter gargles In connection
with it. I have recovered my hearing
completely. Accept my thanks for
your advice. I shall sing the praises
of Peruna whenever tin opportunity 1s
Victims Found Swinging From Tree
in Kentucky
Campton, K'v., May 25—Swinging
i!i the branches of a great tree iu a
I'eserted portion of Letcher county
the nude bodies of four pearl hunteds,
v ho, it i.- said, had found many valu-
able pearls within the last week,
were lound today by a passerby. It
is believed by the Letcher county au-
thorities that, the men were lynched
by thieves. One of the bodies was
; 'enti'fied by Dr. !•'. II. lyowls us that
of .1. W. King, a pearl hunter, who
found a pearl a few days ago valued
at $1(100. The other three were not
I 'entilied, but are said to be from
Iregon, who attracted by Ihe largo
pearl discoveries along Ihe Kentucky
river at this point, came here to'seek
the gems.
Bodies Decomposed
The bodies had been hanging in the
open air for probably a day or two,
as decomposition had already set In,
and the feces of the men were so
. 'ily swollen that they were hard-
iy recognizable. No clothing or any-
thing about the four men was to be
0 ind which would lead to their ideu-
t ification.
There has been no trace of the
unilty parties, and feeling Is at a high
■ ieli. There had been no robberies
u Letcher county in many months,
1 d, as there were no strangers in
t e neighborhood, the crime is cloud*
•*d in mystery.
Tales of rich finds have caused
: any people to come to this section
In search of pearls.
The bodies were brought to Camp-
ton and an autopsy will be held to-
morrow. King, while well known In
1 ampton. has no relatives which can
• '« lound. Since the opening of
•- rin;: more valuable pearls havo
«en found along the river than 111
' \ and many make their
living in this way.
H. B. Hudson, Dead At Montgomery,
Achieved Unique Distinction
Mo., May 31—H. B
Hudson, age ;t;, died at his home
•' esie'day Mi. Hudson was ail
enthusiastic friend of W. J. Itryun.
Some years ago when Henry Norris
• I ed in this country he left a request
' n if a monument were erected at
•1S grave a "silver" verse be in-
!|'d upon it. as he was for "1G to
'. the heavenly ratio.' Mr. Hudson
being in the tombstone business con-
wrote the following,
'• attracted considerable atteu-
ii s campaign for
Then Bcigands Throw The Little Bov'
Box Car To Die of Hunger,
\ i

oi the city tod
who last week
boy at pistol
his way to a
of all his p0k
ien I've left behind,
s for \\\ .1. Bryan."
unient si ill staiuls at Nor-
in I let hel cemetery near
Hud on has been ill for
He w is the father of
i- a druggist at Colum-
Ma\ :ut.—An upris-
in the killing yf forty
d sai king off stores, of-
on,. - occurred last night
1 it miles from here. •
mi fire to the town. Mob
at t "hit lu la and it is
I'ue; hi may be attacked.
indictment against
banker QUASHED
nan who
El Reno, Okla. May
Pechin. Rock Island switi
was shot by his divorced wife, died
last night. Th« coroner's Jury exon-
erated the woman.
at the
the railroad jat
behind him. h
was found twer
v eak from hunger aud fright.
1 ' ' Dkl;i . May HI.Judge B. E-
I r the United States court
r i -d the indictment in the case
1 I' Ulaixe. president of
• 1 ■' 'National bank here,
1 which tailed two years ago,

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