The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 26, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 17, 1910 Page: 1 of 16
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HOUSTON TEXAS TUESDAY. MA!y;17 1910.
PRICE. 5 CENTS.1
COMMERCE COURT :
v ! Presidents Pet provision .In ; the Railroad Bill
Kansas City ! Physician iWas Found Gui!
Killing Colonel Thomas H. Svop
;.. Was; Left Intact.
" i v - 4r-r- ----- 1 1 -SEPy--;
ff ;SENATE SAVED IT
..(By. .Voting irDown; Senator
Cummins Amendment r
iV HO BE OTHER r CHANGES
Designed for Bill for Consideration
. . at. This Morning's Session.;
TO CHANGE INAUGURATION DAY
Eenay'i Eeioktion Naiiiiiff last
Thursday in April Instead
of Haroh 1 Waf :
f- . (Atjeciat'i Prtu Rtport.) .i
WASHINGTON May U.-WhataoevW
may be the fat( of other provtalona of
the railroad bill - tha proposed court ot
commerce will be retained... The eenate
today took affirmative action In that di-
rection ai tha boue had previously done.1.
.The vote waa obtained on a motion by
Senator Curomtna to atrlke out the en-
tlre lx aecjloris ' providing for the as-'
Aabllshment of the court the result be-
tnc In tha negative 28 to IT.
- Tha entire negative vote waa cast by
republlcana ; although eight republicans
Voted with .tha democrats In support of
the motion. The' affirmative republican
I " votes were cast only except In the In-
stances of Senators Borah and rawford
rby the mot pronounced of the "lnsur-;:-
y. gents" Messrs. '; Beverldge "Brlstow'
. Clapp Cummins Polltver and LaFollette.
. ' TRIUMPH FOR REGULARS.
The action was i. distinct triumph for
v v the regular 'republican organisation and
1. 1 was the first fruit of decent efforts to
' soldify ; the administration forces so as
i to Insure be carrying out ot the admln-
Fallowing this action . Mr- Bacon '.pre-
aented an ' amendment subatltutlnaxi the
United States circuit court for the courts
f commerce In the 'trial ot commerce
eases. TuV. It was voted down without
division. A negative fate also met tn
amendment by Cummins reducing tha
membership of the court from five to
ttree. ' '
: CUMMINS OFFERED AMENDMENTS'
- Following the Votes Mr. Cummins of-
fered amendments modifying his substl-
. tuta for the stock and bond provisions
tand substituting for tin United States
the interstate ' commerce commission as
defendant in eases in the court' of com-
merce Involving orders of the commis-
sion. - Neither waa disposed of during
Tha voting followed day of debate On
the Cummins' motion to strike out the
court section which waa offered as soon
as tha . senate succeeded In getting a
quorum after beginning the business of
the day. Speeches were made by Sena-
tor Cummins Stone Clapp and others.
Earl in tne day tne senate declined to
rescind' Its previous action In the dall1
hour of? meetings at 11 o'clock but just
before Adjourning reconsidered -the action
ct the morning and decided to meet to-
inorrow at 11 o'clock. v
A resolution Introduced by Mr. Henry
(J Texas to change the date of Inaugu-
ration of th president from March 4
the last Thursday In Apt!! was de
feated. Only one "vote was lacking of
tha two-thirds of the house necessary to
tiaV Mha . aavsral State of tha 'Union. The
! fT 'housak will also meet -at 11 a. m to
'.- morrowi. .'. ''-
SXNATOE BAIIET COBTTDEUT
That Beanmont-Orange Project Will
Be Provided For.
.Houston Post SPcial.) .
WASHINGTON May W. The confer-
: once tommittee on the rivers and harbors
. bill held a abort session today but ad-
journed until next Monday without reach-
ing an agreement upon any of the dis-
puted Items. '' " .
- It develops that there are eight or ten
. Items "In the. bill upon which the- con-
feree are unable to agree the notable
difference being the Beaumont-Orange
steep waterway project and the appropria-
tlon for the Improvement of Green river
' In Kentucky. .The latted. item Is being
contested equally -as vigorously .as . the
Beaumont-Orsmge proposition -'';
'Senator Ballsy through whose efforts
.'the Texas pWject (was included In the
bill. Is .not discouraged at tha opposition
being made to It by the conferees on the
part of the Jtoosa and he atill think tt
will b Included In tha report finally
' A VT
wlopfed. by ;th conference .--f.1 '
BIO BEU Will BE TOILED
While Kirt;' EdwardBody 11 Being
Atiocinted Prtu Report.) ! 'Jt
' I LONDON)
' 'In lt htatnrV
May 11 For the first tlma
'1 I Ul.ti K- a . lull h. AlMb'
til UI lUD.UI M.v iv ;wa y bill- .rw
tower on thp house of parliament popu
4 strly known as "81 Ben" will ba iollod.
sasslng tomorrow from too palace to West-
minster hall Vnd again on Friday whirs
tha cortege is-leaving "Westminster .its
booming will be tha signal for tb great
i I lb monarch. .n - t - : . :
1 Ferdldand ot Bulgaria -hag decided to
v .ttp.nd the funeral and whTbe tha ninth)
jj Uliig comlnS to London for tha purpose. ;
SUMMARY OF NEWS
- ' . .- :"-vm.
- ForeeattTor Houaton and vtcinity for Tuca-
daV Unaettled weather; cooler Tuetday. --
. Temperature and jredpiUtioB record for
Hciuton for the twenty-four hours ending at T
p m. Monday: j
TemperaturaMaxlmant 14; minimum 71..
( Precipitation .00. " ' '
' -' .' lAuooatii Prtu Rp9ri.Y . ' J
. WASHINGTON May !. Eait Texas-
Shower. and cooler Tuesday "in tnrrh nd
Tuesday or Tuesday night in south ; Wednes-
: Louisiana Showera; eooler Tuesday io Borth
and Tuesday or Tuesday night in south. ' Fair
Wednesday. : '";V r 4. 5 liU A
Weat Texas Fair Tuesday; cooler in. west
Wedneaday flr; armtr in north. L .;.; .i-
OklaKoma-r'Palr Tneaday preceded by ahew-
era in east: Wedneaday fair and warmer. ''
OLONEl SAM BRONSON COOPER of
- Beaumont was nominated by the preaident te
- be general aporsiaer of merchanaiae for the
port of New York. . ' ;
ARGUMENT waa begun en the Sabine Island
i caae before Aaaistant Secretary of the Into-
rior Frank Pierce.. .
CONFEREES on the rivers and harbors kill
were unable to reach an agreement on acv-
. eral itema. s
fftt PASSAGE of theldng and short haul
clause of the railroad bill by the senate waa
' considered a long step toward-rate regula..
tion. " . .- t . '
THE SENATE voted to retain section of Taft'a
railroad bill providing for the establishment
of a commerce court.
Domestic. . '
TROOPS have been called out to quell strikers
at Ilasco Mo. '
REPORTS from Crowley La. are to the ef-
fect that the rice shippers are planning s
' board of arbitration .to settle all rice rcjec
tions with regard to the Porto Rico trade v
a King Edward's body ..is being removed to
Westminster abbey today.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT ias arrived in
London and was received by the king snd
other member of royalty.
.. '. Tew. ' .. ' K
COMMISSIONER of Labor Myers is confident
the next legislature will be called upon to
consider an .employes compensation law.
STATE Health Officer Brumby declared at
'Austin that tha haalth e-f "the cities of Texas"
' Waa in daily jeopardy owing to the lack of
sanitary precautions regarding the meat tup.
; ply. . f
REPORTS from GaWeaton are to the effect
that the Federal war department has ceded
part of the' Pelican spit reservation to thp
.Federal health department for the jew quar-
THE TEXAS Funeral' Director and Embalm-
. era" association convened at Galveston
THE JAMES E. WYNNE case at San An-
tonio ia expected to go to the jury Wednes-
day. SENATOR Q. U. WATSON st Brenhsm an-
. nounced hin car
candidacy for re-election to the
COI.Ql'lTT delivered three speeches in Falls
county having good crowds at Lone Star
Lott and Marltn.
POINUEXTER snoke to a good crowd at Mem-
phis. AT FLORESV1LLE Davidson with small cere-
mony "read t'olquitt out of the party."
CONE JOHNSON at Celina placed upon roin-
dexter the blame for having first proposed
NATIONAL LEAGUE: Cincinnati S. Brook
Ivn I; Chicaso 4 Boston S; Pittsburg Jh
- Philadelphia 4; St. Louis 4 New York S.
Ixf.X RICKARD was setected to referee the
AMERICAN LEAGUE: (W'ashingron S aeve.
Isnd 1; Boston tl Detroit 4; Philadelphia
. Chicago 1 : New York B St. Louis S.
HANS WAGXF.R is onlthe sick list as ths
result of injuries sustained in a recent game
with Brooklyn. V.
SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Atlanta J Mont
gomerjr Nashville 8 New Orleans; Bir-
minihsm 4 Memphis S; Chattanooga S Mo-
- bile 3.
.CHANCE was re KAid "Vlrf "-vers Tinker and
"offm.i by the National commiwion at Cin-
cinnati (or rowdyism at Columbus April 23.
SHERIFF ANDERSON offers a reward for
clews of the Houston Height tragedy.
A SHORT session of the city council was hcU
THE REAL ESTATE transfers filed' for reo
. . ord in the office of the county clerk Monday
aggregated $212788. i.
THE SECOND census .count was completed
Monday afternoon. . ...
PRESBYTERIANS pleased over elevation of
Rev. Collin Denny to the bisuoprie by the
Methodist generaconfereac.' .
INTERNAL bemorrhase was found to be the
cause of the death of Preston Stockbridge.
MRS. ELLA JONES mother of City Commit-
ioner R. L. Jones. died last night.
THE L. N. DANTZLER arrived in the Hous-
ton port last night with s csrgo fit Mexican
fruit. . ' t
Dismissal Outcome of Statement" in
; Begard to Lawley Summary. '
- ' - (Aitociatti Prtu Report.)
WASHINOTPN. Msy K. Frederick M.
Kerby the stenographer In the office ot
the secretary of th interior who on Sat-
urday issued a statement regarding the
Lawler - memorandum on the Glavls
charges .to tha president was discharged
feem tha government service by Secretary
Bellinger today. He was discharged Mr.
Balimger explained because he was "un-
worthy to remain In the service" '
- Kerby said today r ' - pv ...
"I am perfectly willing to leave to the
Judgment of the peoole of the country
as to whether1 I acted treacherously or J
patrioiicaiiy. ' m any rate i minx mat
fleoretary Bellinger la not an excellent
. s Women Nominate! Officers:
CINCINNATI May l(.The nomlnat-
Ing eommtttee ot the General Fedenttloni
of Women's clubs met this afternoon and
nominated the officers to be voted upon
tomorrow but strict secrecy was main-
tained as to the choices although It was
given ewt -unofficially that Mrs. Philip N. A
Moore of t. Louis the present president
had been nominated as the next head of
"Uje organization -r '."; ; '
- The directors of the National Domestio
Science association today Indorsed bills
jiow pending before congress for dlsslm-
inatlng 'Information or domestic science
in primary and higher Schoo)- . - -v
. One Political Cornet Has Uncled and Another Is on the Way.
bsotjohTmexicait CABGO IIi--
TO TTJEUtNO BASIIT ' '
The Schooner's Arrival Marked he
Opening Page of New Trade V
Last night at Jl. o'clock the" schooner
L N.. Dantsler reached the. fnmlng basin
at Port Houston and the first chapter
L regarding the history of direct trade re-
lanons dpi wen Houston ana the republic
of Mexico 'was written. The cargo she
brought on this her initial trip .is made
up .of hides and hair contained Jn the
lower hold. The" docks are packed with
a large consignment of cocoanuts pine-
apples oranges and lemons shipped
from the port of Tamplco Mexico: The
schooner left that port on. the morning
of May 12 and made good time and ex-
perienced not the slightest trouble during
the trip. The average speed .covered
by her during the voyage was about ten
miles per hour. No difficulty was ' ex-
perienced on the Journey up the ship"
channel 'and as a result the . promoters
of the enterprise feci highly elated over
the bright .prospects- for a strong trade
along these lines with Mexico.
The schooner L. . N.' .Dantzler 1a - an
American vessel her captain being Cap-
atln Soderstrom. - She vas constructed
In Scranton Mississippi" her port of
register being .Gulfport Mississippi.' She
Is equipped with auxiliary gasoline power
o that calms or contrary winds will
haV but little effeot on her progress.
; TO DISCHARGE CAROO TODAY. .
It is cxpeced that the surveyor of the
port of Houston. 8. L. Main will give
the I N. Dant'Zifr her clearance .this
morning at o'clock so that she may
make ready to discharge her cargo. The
transfer of 'the consignment to barges
will begin as soon as tile clearance has
been Issued. It Is estimated that about
three hours will be consumed If) dlscharg-
' Ing the cargo and as soon as his work
can be completed 4he goods will if towed
-tq the foot of Main -street In HoKton
and loaded for delivery to the respective
firms to which they ar consigned. N '
The. Dantzler will make two regular
trips per' month to and from the port of
Tamplco Mexico and it is. expected that
the future . will demand even greater
transportation facilities between that
point and Houston -t Men of affairs here
are of the opinion that the arrival of thla
schooner means the arrival of. the time
when -big 'things are going to be done on
the' Houston ship channel. Trade rela-
tions with Mexico should be highly profit-
table they believe as the entire haul can
be made by water thus precluding the
possibility of prohibitive freight V. rate
hampering the movement of cargoes ef
goods Imported from points In Mexico or
.other points on the eoast ' 4 ; '" " :
OPENING OF.- TAMPICO TERRITORY.
. Tamplco 1st -located about' four miles
from the port proper; and practically in
the center of one of the .richest and most
productive fruit regions In the republic
of Mexico. ' The valley vies wfth that ot
the. Nile for natural richness of Its soil..
Ita climatic oondltlns'ar also thorough-;
ly conducive to the growing of fruits as
la- evidenced : by the - wealth of wlM
fruits 'thgt cover the eothtry for an area
of mile. 'i-'TBe fruit-growing Industry
te hlng ak vefJ rat'-estrby'
'the . 'American-' and ' English": planters
They have almost incomparable soil and
climatic oonldtlons and with the applica-
tion of their advanced scientific prUtes?
pies they wll b able to) make the Tam-
plco eofantry en of . ts most productive
on- thla conUneni ' .They wlll'Jiave. the
pfoduca to the - Texas markets much
eartler and at a much lower rate than
It. can be obtained for from California-
They ehjoy also the advantage of cheap
labor which Is an Important Item In the
Jrult-growing Industry in any country
and especially so In Mexico.
Business men olalm that the Importa-
tion of fruit hides and vegetables from
Mexico to Houston will make this city
one 'of the main points of distribution for
k those products for the rest of the state.
They-maintain also t:at the amount ot
this merchandise that wilt pass through
this) port before the end of the ensuing
yeaft or so will be so large In volume as
to make It one of the most. If not the
moat 'Important center of distribution In
thla part of the United States. They
think likewise that every encouragement
should 'be afforded to the people who
have.made-thhi move possible and who
have-provided means for placing on the
tables . of ' Houston people-the choicest
fruits and delicacies that the fertile coun-
try to the south produces.
George- H. Zainhrano formerly asso-
ciated with the firm of Zambrano Gon-
zales & Co. but now of the Houston Im-
porting ind Exporting company went to
Galveston to meet th? Dantsler and en-
tor her at the United States customs
office. ' -
TOWAED RATE EEGUIATION.
Adoption of Long and Short Haul
Clause a Big Step.
(Houston I'ott Special.).
WASHINGTON May 16. The long and
short haul clause which was proposed by
Senator Faynter of Kentucky and as
passed by the somite Is being discussed
as a. long atop in ihe direction for th?
regulation of railroad rates. A the law
now stands th- railroad company. Is the
Judge as to whether the circumstances i
and conditions entitle . them to charge
less for the longer distance than lor tne
Under "the clause. Inserted Friday In the
bill the" power to determine when - the
railroad companies thall charge less for
the longer distance than the shorter1 dis-
tance is to b exereiscd by tne Interstate
commerce commission. In other words.
It takes from the Interested party ihu
right to be a Judce for Its own cases and
vests that authority In an Independent
p governmental agem-y. Home one has to
be trusted In this matter ana tne ques-
tion presented was whether It was best
toVftow the lallrond company to do It
or a ' disinterested governmental au-
thIn 'o?Pr to protect the shippers at in-
imi'W9 points the commission must
hli aatlsfied -that the rates at the inter-
mediate uipln's "'e reasonable and Just
Ind not dV1'lmlRor'' beor ""ln
h rllrht tS chnrse less for the longer
dlsunco. thsV fr ihe ahorter distances.
r . : i I
Paris Man- Is Eussell's Strongest
i. Opponent for Bench. -
AV.V (Houston ty" St"M.)
i WASHINGTON JF ! - President
Taff today gave' an V audience to Judge
H'D. McDonald of Urts 'who la an
applicant for apoplntpent a Judge of
the Federal court of Eat'tern district
of Texas. Judge McDoAV wa.presentel
at th White House Up RepresenUtlvo
Morris Bhepnsrd. and after the Interview
-Judge Mcfjonald expr1"o himself as
feeling very weu uaiiy ww nu-
1' Th- nrMMnt did not. rVwver indicate
r his choice for the profritriw".- " ' f"":
I rallv fecosmlsed bv thosf mieresiea m
rllv f'M.narnlced ' bv thoss
tne apopintmeni mas ine -".
tween Judge McDonald and?nsTessman
Gordon Rusell of Tyler. (The appoint-
will t mad "s wean.
BURNED TO DEATH
TBJIETY j SIX CONVICTS
IIVES IK FIRE.
Alabama Catastrophe Was Result of
an Attempt to Effeot an
. . . Escape. '.
(Associated Preee Report.)
CENTER VILLE Ala. May 16.-Thlrty-slx
negro convict lost their lives early
today when the stockade of the Red
Feather Coal company -at I.uolle mines
Bibb county about fifteen miles north
of Centorville was destroyed by fire
which was act by one of the prisoners
In an effort to escape. Thirty-five of
the convicts were burned to death and
another was shot to death by guards
while trying to escape.
A convict In trying to escape 'from the
stockade set It on fire and soon the
whole structure-was biasing. On account
of the extreme dryness the building-was
The convict who set the building on
fire was burned ' to death and thirty-
four of his fellow convicts shared a like
fate. It was with much difficulty that
the remaining seventy-five convicts In
the stockade were prevented from es-
caping. Alt the prisoners at the Luclle mines
sre State convicts leased to the Red
Feather Coal company for tha purpose
of mining coal. P. W. Perry Is presi-
dent of the company and J. H. Taylor
Is superintendent and had charge of the
The financial loss will be severaj thou-
sand of dollars. .
Those who were early on the scene
stated that the place where the stockade
stood presented a grewsome appearance
a the ground was . strewed . with1 the
baked bodies of human beings.
SIGNAL HONOR FOB TEXAN.
Texan to Be General Appraiser of
Merchandise at New York. '
(Houston Post Special.)
WASHINGTON May 19. Colonel Sam-
uel Bronzen Cooper formerly a distin-
guished member ofaeongress from tha
Beaumont district was signally honored
today by President Taft who sent his
nomination to the senate -to be general
appraiser of merchandise at the port of
Colonel Cooper will succeed Marlon Pe-
verles of California who resigned to be-
come a member of the) recently created
customs court. ' .
Under the law there shall be five re-
publicans and four democrats as general
appraisers and Colonel Cooper is appoint-
ed te fill vacancy In the democratic: rep-
resentation. The posltjon- 1st an import-
ant one and pays In the neighborhood'of
110000 Colonel Cooper's friends In of-
ficial circles here are elated at his ap-
pointment the members . of .the Texas
delegation m congress being especleUjr 1
gratified at ls Miectloii. t-i-i
' "The appointment came through BensSof
Bailey; between whom and Colonel Coop--r
there Is tbd strongest feeling ot frend-
" Dr.'B. C.'Hyde. "
To Serve Life Term for Murder of Colonel
t'. W . . .'-Swope.. : . . .. .- . '
SHTJBEETS HAVE AGAIN SCORED
. ' A VICTOET.
Klaw 4 Erlanger and Their Allies
Have Resigned From the Pro-
ducing Managers Association;
(Houstin Post Special.) "
NEW YORK. Max 11 A bomb was ex-
ploded In theatrical circles when several
of the most prominent members of the
National Theatrical Producing Managers'
association resigned from that organisa-
tion. Following the resignations of Henry
B Harris Joseph Brooks Clenrga M. Co-
han A. I Erlanger Jameg Forbes Jo-
seph M. Dalle. Samuel H. Harris Will-
lam Harris Mark Klaw Frank McKee
Frederic Thompson and A. W. Dingwall
It was rumored that the Shuberts who
left the association- year ago would be
reinstated and would assume the control
formerly vested In the directing members
of the so-called syndicate. . ..
The latest turn In the situation followed
Ihe formation ot a combination of man-
agers ot theaters throughout the country
controlling 1200 houses for the purpose
of booking the meritorious attractions ot
any producing manager who came to
them for time and the formation of a
new alliance of producing managers who
agreed to leave their bookings as here-
tofore. In the hands of Klaw A Erlanger.
COUT FORCED ACTION
The new alliance was formed to com-
bat the National Theater Owners' asso-
ciation when John Cort president of that
body proposed a conference to discuss
the question of bookings which waa re-
ceived favorably at a meeting of the Na-
tional Theatrical Producing Managers' as-
sociation. ' This action of the association
was followed by the resignations above
In announcing the resignations Klaw
& Erlanger gave out a letter sent to the
association by Henry B. Harris Its presi-
dent which broke up the organization so
far-as the syndicate'' allies are con-
cerned and leaves it In . the hands of the
Shuhert allied. Mr. Harris said:
"Early In the career of this association
It was resolved that none of the delibera-
tions and resolutions discussed and passed
by this board or association was to be
given nut to the press or public unless
so specifically ordered by the board and
then only through our secretary or presi-
dent. "This distinct understanding was delib-
. erately and grossly violated by a member
who gave out the happening of last
Thursday's meeting which were not only
Incorrectly quoted but were utilized fr.r
the benefit of some one not a member of
"I do. not care to hold office or me-n-bershlp
In an association that has mem-
bers who have so little .regard for their
pledges' so 1 now tender my resignation
as president and member; to take el feet
BRADY IS A SrU'Bnitr ALLY. '
It was said. that the syndlfito support-
ers .had used the fact that Wllllum A.
Brady a Sliubert ally had Introduce! the
Cort proposal for an open doy policy In'
the West to form another organisation
and to drop the old one as loon ns tha
Rhubrrt Influence became manifest Tn
a nutshell the syndicate. Instead f try-
ing to oust the Shubert "KJporters gut
out themselves and formed another assc-
clatloh. ' ". ' -
' Mr Cort would not discuss) the proe-
pect for a favorable outcome of the con-
ference suggested by him preferring to
stand for the present on his statement
issued as soon as he learned tt .the
tlon of the producing manager who had
resigned ' His statement waa In rart M
follow! "I consider It a graJt victory
for the National Theater OwnerV aesx'le-
tlon as it demonstrates Jo ustu wU a
other producing managers who. number
about 200. that he was atrali to meet us
in the open and to have the two money
Interests get toegther" without x middle
man being able to dictate. ' . ; . '
' "When our meeting taken pt'acW next
'week .with- the National- Asauciatlaw
Producing Manager; for thtttTrwrtfins fif
.a great many years produoira of piays
ana owners of theaters can taiK Meihor
for their common Interest and tha nUar
OWN WORST EKE
Declared the Juror Re:;
; sible for Verdict
la Testifying is la His Pcrct
of Cyanide Said C. Crc:
IMPRISONMENT fFOR III
WasRecommended- ConvIcUl !
' Received ' News ' of His 1.
(Calmly A New TriaWUl
dliW' Be Asked jyS
(Associated Preu Report.) ' '
KANSAS CITT May 11 Dr. B.
Hyde whom a Jury today found guir
murdering Colonel Thomas H. Swop a
sentenced to life imprisonment by t
verdict of. the ' Jury owe 1
conviction to hi own testimony on t
witness stand say W7 C. Crone a Jur
Crone ia in reality the man who dec! "
th physician's fate. TJntn Saturday t
Crone and 8. R. Johnson farmer tn
Sibley Mo. held out for acquittal agal
the rest of the jury.. Remembering I
Hyde' demeanor on the stand Mr. Cru
finally decided the accused i man w
guilty and voted for conviction. He tli
convinced Mr Johnson making the vt
unanimous i ;
"Dr. Hyde was his own wont enemy t
the trial" said Mr. Crone tonight "I
own. testimony convicted him .. .'.
"When Dr. Hyde said he had bou;
cyanide for ten year and yet could n
remember where he bought It he danuv
himself as a witness. If he had not tea'
fled a he did I think he would not be t
th position he !....''' V v
; 4. THOUGHT HIM INNOCENT. "
t "At first 1 believed Hyde Innocent a
- nntu Sunday I voted to acquit him. Tl
I recalled hi testimony about hi teyan;
purchases and I decided he waa gulli;
I told Mr. Johnson I had changed r
vote and I talked about my decision.
think my reasoning - had - an effect o
him." -.-'y. A-r.-:. 'v
A strange feature of Juror Crone' ac-
tion I that his son Albert was recent!..-
entenced to nineteen year in th 8tat.
penitentiary for murdering Berth Bow-
ler' his sweetheart .' .. i
Tonight all the participant In the great
murder case are aa calm as they bars
been at any Urn since th trial started.
The return 'of the verdict was marked
by an absence of dramatic features Mrs.
Hyde cried a little when she beard th
verdict tn the court room.' Dr. Hyde J. i
not change his usual stoical appearance.
Mr. Logan O. Swop was moved when
at her home hi Independence she hear!
the outcome but she soon regained he
composure. It we what ehe bad bee:;
fighting for and she was satisfied. '
"My heart is still open for my daugh-
ter." she said. "feel sorry for her."
But Mr. Hyde I not going back to her
mother. . She Is. still loyal to her husband
and confidently believe the .' supreme
court will free him. She will take up Ms
fight Immediately and battle on until he
I freed or her fund are exhausted ah
says." ."Clark I Innocent and he ahall be
freed" she said. :- i- ' i y ' -. v;;
TOOK IMPRISONMENT CALMLY.
Hyde takes his Imprisonment calmly.
He was asleep today soon after sentence
waa pronounced upon him He professes
to believe the case will be remanded for
new trial when tt reaches the euprem
court. HI attorney will make a motion
for a new trial some day this week. The
physician probably will be sentenced Sat-
urday. By law he i not admissible to
ball. It I discretionary with Judge Let-
shaw that Hyde be sent to State prison or
held at the county Jail pending th eon
slderation .of bis case by th supreme
court. 'i''- : '-;.:"i!'-v-''--
"Untll after Dr. Hyde' attorney hav
applied for a new trial I shall not decide
what lil be done with th prisoner pend-
ing tne decision on hi appeal" said th
court tonight . . u ... ( 'i ' '.' .'
It is probable however that out of con-
sideration for Mrs. Hyde the prisoner will
be kept her for several weeks at least.
Blnre he 1 convicted she will .be per
mltted to see him bet twice week for-
merly she saw him as many time a day
as she desired. ' ..'
TROOPS TO QUELL STRIKERS.
J- V l ' ' . - . -vv- a-"-
Missouri National Guardsmen Wen
r i; ' jSent to Ilasco. ;:'.
V ' (Associated Prese Report) ::
HANNIBAL Mo. May lv-F!vo com-
panies of state militia arrived tonight
under orders of Governor Hadley to go
to -Llasoo four miles south of here
where U00 foreign workmen are threat-
ening to damage the $4.0v.0Oe plant ot
the Portland Cement company i and ' to
Injure American laborers.'-
. Th men. struck at noon today an l
forced the company to shut down throw-
ing S100 employes out of srork..-. Sever-
hundred American laborers living her
who went to Ltasco were ordered to r.
main on the train and return to this cit-
- Th etrlkere drove everybody they co
sldered against thera off th streets t
day. and the county authorities fear
serlou Hot might result appeal ! i
the governor for protection.
aTJ present. troubl lth outca-.
m Strike r yr go;wtiw th fnre-
demanded higher wagi. ' T1
mad no demand thu.i f--. I
ult work. i
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