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BEDFORD, 0KEC10X, TJJlKSDAY, VEHKUAKY 20, TOJfJ.
RUMORED MADERO SECRETLY EXECUTED
TO BE ELECTED
People Wclcomo Return to Dictator
ship Practised by Elder Diaz Ex.
President Madero Believed to Have
Been Secretly Executed.
"You Arc Avenued Giulao Mmltro
Is Dead" Cables Younu Din to Old
MKKHJO CITY, Frli. 'JO.- General
IVIix Dip is certain Id lie t lit next
presldi'itl o Mexico, lln U rxliomclv
Hiiilur with tin people who wilcouu'
a ret urn of I ho method which Por
liiin Diaz kirri'lcil so fmiM'fKufull v
o it tho irMtlilli for more tliun a
score of )cnr. Meanwhile General
llni'tla riilcH as provisional president.
Thu campaign t make General
Hiiu picsldeiil Mill Mutt mkiii ami ln
probably will lie circled without iihi
limn. The Dint following is de
itiiiudlng I lie ejeculhm of forno'i
President Mudcm ami IiIh fain in un
certain. Tim capital Miih iili't toiluy with
business rnptdly resuming ItH minimi
MhiIito'h I'mIo t'nltliOMil
N'n word concerning the fate of
former President Madero was otitain
atiln Iniliiy ami crowd gathered in
the lrrt ami dlxeiiHsed this fact.
Mnnv t:rson li'rc, however, bcllcxr
tlnit Madero linn been scorclly cxeeiil
ill hut m far as can lin learned thorn
N no Information for the belief.
(ii'iirral Felix Dine lodnv sent the
following cable to Porfirio Dint who
was drhrn from tlio presidency by
Francisco I. Mudcre:
"Voii arc nvenged. Guluvo Mii
iIito ii dead."
It in generally bi'lirvril lir that if
General Diaz controls the councils of
Ilic iro ihtotuil m eminent that bo
will Insist mi Prniiriico Mndcrn's
death. Arcana aint Jesus Urctn, fur
nirr Minloro lenders, who lied after
Diaz gained coiil ml were iaituriil at
Aiir.ni' Dili moraine while cnnmtc
to Vern Cm. Wholesale arrests of
ini'ii favorabln to the former firvsl
ili'iil'n clause, arc expected.
Only MntlrrNt I'rco
Frucstii Mndcro, former minister
of finance, anil iiueln of the deposrd
president Is the only Mudcrista lea
General Diiu this aftenioon inject
ril all responsibility for the oxecutlnus
of Gustavo Mnilei'o ami Adulph Has.
no. former superintendent of the na
MAIL ORDERS SLUMP
NI2W YORK, rob. 20 - Prlros of
liromlui'iit stocks crumbled under tho
weight of liquidation of iloiurtmout
Htoro, mull nrdor ami otlior Indus
trial luniioH la tlin Htock market to
iluy. Huurs-Roubtick slumped 8 V6
point. TumiuHfoo Copper was atroiiK
ami Canadian Pacific Ralnoil a point.
III tlio luautlvi) HpuclaltluH Unseed
preferred foil two points ami Hludo
bnkur tbrou point.
Tim markut cloned dull.
Honda woro steady.
KENT SLATED FOR
JOB WITH WILSON
WASHINGTON, Fob. 20. It In
practically cortuln thut Congressman
William Kunt, progroualvo from thu
Klmt Oulifurula district, will bo a
iiioiutior of I'roHldont Woodrow WIN
hoii'h cabinet, according to n utory
iinilur Trenton, N. J., duto appoar
ItiK In thu Now York World today.
Koat admits b ohuu boon In com
miiulcatlon with Wlliion but doclluoa
to dlucusH (lio roportH of hltt Heloctloh
NOTABLE CHARACTERS CONNECTED WITH MEXICAN REVOLUTION, NOW HEARING ITS CLOSB
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BURN PAVILION ;- WSM HlHi
TELEPHONE TRUST IN KFW BOMENSi IMiBlMflMBIMNM
SUIT TO BREAK
SIJATTI.i:. Feb. 'JO. Srattlo i,
kiioii to bi) the hoi'ih' of Ibu liiKKot
trUH bustlui; ntilt filed in tbn Uuitid
StaleH Ktuce the Ktamlaiil Oil eoiti
panv wan ilisxolviil.
Within a week arrnrdini to pri'ient
reMirtN, n civil Miil in to be filed by
the ileparttui'iit of JtiMiec here Tor
the ilifholutloii of the American Tele
phono ami Telegraph company for
iidatioii of the Sherman aiiti-tniHt
Tim fcdcial Kraml jurv In nokhIoii
now- Ik iiIko eeiihidenui: Him cne am
it !m more Mif.ible that at the name
limit or within a few week criminal
action may be taken ngnitiHt the of
ficial of the hhiiio company, similar
to that taken acaiu.st the N'ational
Cash Iti'Klhtcr company, which result
ed lit jail MMiti'iiccH for twenty -eiht
of lm officialH.
Word of thi iuvenlipitioii fnt bo
came public lliroiiKh complaintK filed
by Samuel Hill, head of the Home
Telephone ciniipiiuv of Portland, who
found hitm-clf iMit off from cummuni
cation with huhcrihci to imlepeti
dent telephone companies in Seattle
and Tacoiua, when the Pacific Slati'H
company nbsoibed them. Mill rcfiiMMi
to bo absorbed ami demanded iclief.
TO DEATH IN HOME
ll.MlUIBIU'ltC. Pa, Feb. 20. -Rovon
children of Mr. and Mr. Geo.
Smith were cremated In the liuriiliiR
of tlio Kmlth homo near thu vlllnuo of
Olicrlln. Pa., Iiut nlKlit. Thu chil
dren ratified from ouo to twnlvo joam.
It U stated hcru today Hint Bmltb
nnd his wife locked tlio doom of
tholr homo to keep tlio children from
goliiK out whllo they went to church.
Thoy arrived homo too Into to aid In
thu work of rcucuo.
An overturned lamp la hollovcd to
luiMi boon tbn causo of thu (Iro.
SOLONS THANKED BY
THKNTON. N. J Fob. 20. In n
Btatomont concornltiK tho corporation
bills bo caused to bo Introduced Into
tho loKlsbtturo, Uovornor Wilson do
"Thosu who would oURnuu In thu
nriictlcu of rulnliiK tholr rivals ami
rilcliltiK from tho pockuta of tho poo-
plo, lira tho only onos liavlni; causo
to roKrot tho onactmont of tbobo
,Wllson illsctissod tho bills In do
tulls. coimratulatod tho legislature
and doolarod tho purpouo of tho utens
il res Is "to Htrlku down monopolies
In resrUiit of trde,.blu and llttl.o"
LONDON. Fob. 20 -Tho palllon
and restaurant In tlio famous botan
ical gardens around Kuw I'nlaco were
fired by suffraeotles at 3 a. m. today
ami destroyed, l.tlllnn Lentou bail
Jo)co lcke, militant suffraRcttos
wcru cup tu red while trying to cs
rape. Duch carrleil a portmanteau
ronlnlnltiK paraphernalia for startlug
Tho walls of tho pallton wcru
sonked with kerosene oil and shav
ings and cotton woru piled on thu
floor. "Votes for women' cords
weru scatlofod everywhere
Tho Richmond flro department pro
vented tho flames from spreading to
other bulldhiK after a hard battle.
ArralHtied In tho Itlchmond police
court tho two girls assumed a de
fiant air. Miss I.ocko demanded
her rcleuse on ball and when this was
denied threatened to start a hunger
"You cannot frighten or Intlml
dato this court," the iijaglstratu an
swered. MIsh Locke selird several
lawbooks and papers and hurled them
at tho mlKlstriito. but ho escaped un
hurt. Attendants seized and over
powered tho girls but they fought
Tho prlsonora were committed to
Jail without ball and weru carried
screaming from'tho court room. Mrs.
Drummoud, u militant suffragette
leader was jubilant over tho vanda
lism of MIhh Lontouu ltd Miss Locke.
How perfectly lovely of thorn,"
Hho Bald. "I am proud of such
5ENORA SAQA MADEfcQ. WIFE OF y
FftANOSCO MADERO AND 8CNOWTA
ME J I A. PRESIDENT AHP FOONDEli,WnE
CT205S SOClETy.MEXICO. wwwriM
FAKE POOL ROOM
LOS AXUKLKS, Feb. 'J0.-Follow-inp;
tho complaint of U. P. Friosoj:, t
farmer of Mcscoiituh, Illinois, that bo
was fleeced of 5,1 10 in n "fako pool
mom game," Leo ltlal U held in tho
city jail today on Mispioion of n
folony, niul 12. C. (Pokor) Davis in ut
liboity on bail following bis arrest
on a technical charge of vagranoy.
Meanwhile, under tho orders of Chief
Sebastian, plain dothesmen are comb-
iuar the oily for evidence- that would
provo the existence. t ft swindling
ring that has boon instrumental in
robblnp; many poraons hero of sums
ranging from .f 1500 to .30,000 in tlio
ABSOLUTE LIFE PROPHET
MUST GO TO PENITENTIARY
SPH1NOFIKLD, 111., Fob. 20. Af
firmation of tho conviction of F.vcljn
Arthur Sou of Chicago, on tho charge
of nbduoting Mildred llriilg.es, younu;
Chicago girl, wu mmlo horo today by
tho supremo court, See bended a
freakish organization known us tlio
'absolute W oiiM,
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal Feb. 20.
Moro than 3000 emplojes uf thu Pa
cific Telephone & Tolcgraph com
pany, comprising forty-one locals of
the Puciflo District Council of Dice
trlcal vtortccrs In California, Wash
ington, Oregon. Idaho and Nevada,
will cast tholr ballots boforo next
Monday night In a referendum voto
for a walkout. The question of a
strike was put up to thu workers to
day following tho company's com
promlso offer of a 25 cent dally In
crease to tlin demand by tho workers
for an Increase of 50 couta per day.
Officials of tho union hern predict
that the meu will voto overwhelming
ly to strike.
Should u walkout occur, union of
ficials hero say, It will result In u
rompletu tie-up of tho telephone lines
on tho Pacific coast as It wus claimed
tho corporation would bu tiuablo to
keep up necessary repairs.
NEW JAP PREMIER
TOKIO. Fob 20. -Tho now Japa
nese promlur Count Uombel Yuma
nioto toiluy completed thu formation
of bis cabinet Tho portfolios weru
distributed as follews:
Premier, Count Yamamotn; foreign
affairs, Daron .Maklno; homo affairs,
Kel Hara; Jiihltco, Masahlsa MatBiidu;
fluanco, Huron Takahashl; education,
Sakuno3blu Motoilo; communication,
Oljlu Okuda; navy, Admiral Huron
Salto; army, Lloutunaut Coiioral
Daron Yasutsunn Klkosht.
TO BRITISH CONSULATE
l'OKTUND, Feb. 'JO. Thiuuiih
Hrksiuo, Dritili consul at St. Louis
lias today been appointed bend of the
llritish consulate ut Portland, Ore.,
to fill tlio vaeanoy created by tho
death of James Laidlaw January fi.
Oregon, Wnsliingtou, Idaho, Mun
tatm nnd Alaska are included in the
jurisdiction of tlio Portland consulate.
Krksino is ft'.! years old, nnd in 1898
nuil 1801) was employed in tlio lU'itUU
consulated at Sun Francisco, acting
ue vivo consul for n time,
iforC.LAS. An, Feb. 20. Pre
dicting that another revolution wi'l
sweep the Mexican states of Sonorii
mid Chihuahua within thirty days,
Madero adherents at Agun Prietu,
Sonora, declared today that telegrams
have been sent to Governor Maytor
cna of Sonora from Kacoxari, Can
alien and other border places offeriug
(o raise as large u volunteer forco in
tho governor can cipiip to taku the
field for Madero. Three thousand
men, tliey assert, are immediately
Kews of the execution of Gustavo
Madero stirred Agua Prietu deeply.
Ft is openly asseitcil that any suni
iimrv action in the case of Franuioo
Madero will result in immediate no
tion there. Madero sympathizer ut
Aglia Prietn aw openly expressing
indiguntion today followins; the pub
bcatiuii in Douglas newspapers of
purported iuteniews with Manuel
Cuosta, Mexican consul bore, in which
the official declares that while mleti
sihlv tho representatixe of the Madcm
govcriiment, be was secretly 1u Icagiii
with Felix Diaz and bis follower.
ON TURTLE SERUM
HKHL1N. Feb, 20. Information
wus obtained hero today that Dr.
Frederick Frimx Frledmunu: dis
coverer of n turtle serum remedy for
tiiborciilosis, uppllod several months
ago for American patents covering
tho remedy and Its mauufacturo in
tho United Stutes.
WASHINGTON, Fob. 20.Offlolals
of tho patent office heio today refused
to discuss a Uerllu cablcgrnm that
Dr. Frledniann has applied for pat
ents on his turtlo serum for tubercu
losis. Tho law permits tho patent
ing of cultures but not ot tho method
of Injecting them.
SALARY BILL FOR SECRETARY
FOR GOVERNOR IS PASSED
SALEM, Feb. 20. The house bus
today passed the seiiato bill fixing
tlio salary of tho secretary to tho
governor at 11,000 a year. There was
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20. Tho
United States goxenmieut must now
adjudicate claims for damage from
Mexico's Inlet revolution, which
promise to roach from foO.OOO.OOO to
$70,000,000 in Mexico City alone. It
was imixissible today to estimate the
Many Americans who are returning
to Mexico City have found their
homes wrecked and looted. Ambas
sador Wilson is investigntiug all
claims and will report to Wnsliingtou
Secretary of the Navy George Von
Ii. Mejor today said that whilo the
situation in Mexico wa greatly im
proved military ami naval precautions
SNOW FALLS BUT
FAILS TO STAY LONG
With the barometer two points
below normal tho weather man today
announced that rain Is certain to fol
low the slight snow fall ot Thursday
morning. A general ruin storm Is
Snow was falling slightly at dawn
Thursday and continued to full until
latu In tho morning. It mtido uo Im
pression however, melting as rapid
ly as It Touched the earth.
M'CASKEY REGISTER COMPANY
ATTACKED BY GOVERNMENT
CLF.VF.LAXD. Ohio, Fob. 20.
Claiming it criminally rcstuins trado
tho government has brought suit
against tlio McCaskey Register com
pany, makers of office nppliancos,
hero today. Tlio defendant is said
to own tlio Dominion Register com
pany, limited, of Toronto, Canada.
HELEN TAFT TO WED
DR. CAREY GRAYSON
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20. Helen
Tuft is to ho tlio thirteenth white
house hridc, according to a report
hero today. It is rumored sho will
wed Dr. Carey Grayson of Washing
ton botore lier fatler s t?ro ends,
Panorama of Death and Destruction
Hundreds of Buildings Carry
Gaping Holes and Entire City taws
Make of Desolation and Tragedy.
Ten Days Battle and-Collapse of Ad
ministration DestTibotJlby an Eye
(Hy Stuff CorrestKHident or United
MKXICO CITY. Feb. 20.-S swift
were the current and startling events
since TitcsdayVi conclusion of the ten
day conflict here that it wus nut until
today that the half crazed imputation
found time to look about at the havoc
it wrought. It is n ipniiurain.i of dcntli
nml destruction that is presented to
the eyes of thousands of curious citi
zens and foreigners who are swarm
ing the streets.
The spectacle hcru is infinitely sad.
Hundreds of beautiful homes carry
gaping- holes uml tottering walls can
be seen on nit sides. Scores of splen
did public buildings nml holiness
structures aro battered and marred,
lint in the jworer districts the tragedy
manifested is most terrible. Hundreds
of houses' in this quarter ore literally
iu ruins while upon thu doors of a
thousand scarred anil crumbling
dwellings bang bands of crepc.
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Tkts city which Porflrio Diar. de
cided to make the most beautiful in
all America is katteral and wrecked.
Its destruction could not b more
complete if it bad tieen visited by an
earthquake and riven and twisted.
I witnessed tho opening act in thu
fearful war drama in the Zocala and
the Plaza before tho national pulucc.
On Sunday morning, February 0, tho
news was flashed over the city fhat
n new revolution Icjl begun and that
Generals Diaz and Hcyes bad been
liberated. I saw both those leaders
escorted, to the palace by soldiers,
through n crowd of cheering mid ex
cited people, filling tho hujje plaza,
mid overflowing blocks iu the sheet?
ojxning upon it.
Guns oh Uuildliigs
I noted muny machine guns ranged
on tho palaco roof but I did not
imagine thoy were to be used iu real
wnrfare. I wus slowly crossing tho
plaza, en routu to thu cable office to
send out the news of tho liberation of
Diaz aud Reyes, when tlio linesof
soldiers I had So casualty inspected
opened fire with scatteriug volleys.
Tiie machine guns instantly nnswered,
sweeping the crowded Zoculo and
sending a, storm of bullets into
throngs of unsuspecting women,
children and men.
With tlio first volte; tho terror-
(Continued on page 2.)
THREE DAY BAM
LONDON, Feb. 20. Dispatches te
ceived hero today tell of u lorrifio
three days' buttlo just concluded at
liulair between 100.000 llulgariuiis
mid 70,000 Turks. Each sido is re
ported to have lost :i.00 men Finer
Uey. chief of stafjf of tho Turkish
army, is reported to havo boon in
jured in tho buttlo.
Russia, according to a St, Peters
burg dispatch, has just been asked
by Roumuuia to act as aibitrutor In
tho latter country's disputo with Ilul
gariu over the boundary line. Tlttf
dispatch indicated that the disputu
bus assumed a graver aspect ami
that Rouiuunia is assembling infantry
and cuv'alry on thu islands in th
Danube facing tho Bulgarian terri
tory around Silistriu,
A Constantinople dispatch rortKl
a slight bombardment uf AdriaiwpJs
by tlio Uulk.HU li?, A,r
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