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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - October 26, 1913, San Antonio, Texas THE SAN ANTONIO LIGHT THIRTY-FOURTH 278. SAN OCTOBER 20, 1913. FORTY-EIGHT PAGES FIVE CENTS MAYOR PUNS TO GO AHEAD WITH PAVING A Provide Funds Immediately by In- mm of Sinking Fund in Bonds HISTORIC CONGRESS HALL ALDERMEN IN FAVOR OF tot With Money Could later Be Replaced and Boads Delivered EXPERT BY man or set of men can city from going The administration Is pledged to the of It has been en- overwhelmingly by the and we propose to carry out plans for the betterment and San This was made last Anight by Mayor Clinton G. with the announcement with the approval of the of the city's sinking fund would be utilized to purchase amount of the paving An ordinance so stipulating will be introduced at the council meeting Monday and at the same time Mayor Brown will submit name of C. D. Pollock of New as the city's effect proposed chase of In paving bonds the sinking fund will be to give the money with which 1m- may be started been that vunder the front foot assessment plan and deducting the amount which PROS TO NAME A CANDIDATE NEXT SPRING Will Hold State Convention in Counties to Select Delegates THE CAPTORS OF MONTEREY PUN IN 1915 Prohibitionists Outline Program at ference la Center Strength Behind One Man in Campaign This building was tlie ol United Slates from 1790 to 1800. und is QUO of the most historic edifices tn Its restoration has been accomplished find 011 October 25 It was fated by President In the presence of members of his must be borne by Antonio foreign diplomats and ranking officers of the army and Con- this will I hall has been used as a courthouse for a century find the work of pave approximately 25 of restoration has been on for ten It In no sense -T- will with the contract ft tr city and the Continental and oh the sale tif that agreement be bonds will still be in the and may sold understood that salary will he to chase of the paving bonds with that amount of the sinking Mayor Brown Antonio is not at mercy of the legal delay incident appeal of this attacking the validity of the the am not to say Mayor out a number i that was its but we to out and it- This city is they would view the The charter itself to that the sinking fund may be those seen were unanimous In their j invested in city or improvement dis- upon payment to amount together With Aldermen Faror upon j thla course COMMITTEE TO WORK OUT DETAILS Oct. of I a progressive prohibitionist to bo en- tered in the Democratic primary will be made at a state convention in las April 21, according to the plan adopted at today's conference of to center the prohibition j strength behind one man for tho coming The Dallas convention will he a delegated means of ing the representation the tion Democrats are called upon to hold precinct mass meetings March 2S. These precinct mass meetings are to select delegates to county con- April 4 and these county meetings will select the delegates to the state After a lively argument it was de- to base the representation In the upon the last vote cnst for submission of the tion The ratio of upon this basis was left to the decision of an executive com- The chairman of this tive committee Is A. Walker of who called today's Tie will name the members of the which will from each senatorial President Stands on Spot Where Washington Read Farewell JESUS and two of tlie of the cause in the the forces that captured Monterey after hard were aided by several officers of the Constitutional combined forces between 4000 and 5000 11 or Show of Force Causes Alarm in Precautionary Say Mexican Officials HUERTA PROBABLY WILL KEEP OFFICE and It Is their tion that the ordinance be ed and presented at meeting ordinance bonds so that in adopting this course we following the question has ben raised as to will be similar to the one the of the We have spring in which the not received the of the Commerce street widening Clay as to their purchased by the city but there is no doubt In my from the sinking mind that it will be Under the charter the city may I these bonds constitute a good not undertake any improvement our and at paid for out of the proceeds of a bond Issue until the money therefor Is actually In the city This provision will be complied if the proposed purchase 'a made and the city may at onca ceed with its paving These have not been definitely Governor In North Oct. tut it that the paving has gone io. North the same time we need not delay the demanded by a of 10 i 'the at the election approving the bond At the executive department today of the eight wards Is j It he had gone to Dallas and There has been some difficulty in there would to Fort The nature of hte mission North at this Jt is ol the governor to be at on to attend Injunction case by Li W. the present them from ing has not been de- Wort Can selecting these for the Third and Sixth In the other wards the streets which It is believed will be paved first South Flores Second West Commerce Fourth San Pedro Fifth River Seventh Goliad Eighth South The paving of East Commerce to the City also is but whether this is to be credited to the Sixth Ward or the cost apportioned between it and the Seventh It may be that not one dollar of this sinking fund money will have to be touched by the but with it to the credit of the paving fund the work can proceed lawfully and all At best It will be several months before any money can be First come the petitions of property erns along the streets to be then advertising for bids and letting of the and finally the work will be In progress for one month before the contractors will submit estimates calling for In the it Is an- the higher courts will pass on the legality of the bond Kile con- tract ami If as city officials believe it should the will be restored to the ing together with the Interest it has selection of C. D. Pollock as paving Mayor Brown be- he has found the man as com- petent to fill that position as H is conceded Samuel D. Gray is to fill of sewer Mr. Pollock Is a graduate engineer and was first In the employer Brooklyn where he was engaged for six years In He then was engaged by the street department of New i For fifteen years was employed in either In New York or Brooklyn nnd two yeara ago was engaged by on the recommendation of government engineers to undertake Supervision of the paving work Since then he has been ly engaged as supervising engineer in the Cuban capital anc In the neighborhood of has been expended at This work is now completed and Mayor Brown wishes Antonio to retain It is Oct. campaign to burn all the stations 1n England was ated today by the The stations at and Road were with suffragette literature was found about the ashes both sta WEATHER D. Oct. Clandy much Mod nay lair and colder on the West Cloudy and much cold Monday HOME WEATHER FOB made at 8 p. ST. 60; 1 wind from the much cold cr highest temperature Saturday 0 50: ilk wind from the colder Sun 44- 6-mlle wind from the muc 52. ST. from the probably Sa H. 64; par wind from the much colder highest ten 70. NEW Temperature 62, 32-mile Wind from the rain highest temperature 68. 60; mile from the rain Sunda temperature 60, cload Oct. where stood In 1796, when hfe read hts address to the American in which he announced his retention to retire from public resident Wilson today road an ad- meeting was marked an declaration that the conference members plan aion In by the ovation given Cullen the only one the pro who participated in the Were frequent the pros see their only hope for cess In the elimination of all pro candidates hut The conference distinctly asserted In Its resolution that It does not recommend the name of any In determining the representation hat each county and precinct shall have in the selection of the tho vote for W. P. Ramsey will not as a This was suggested and also a based upon the vote caat Woodrow Wilson and both were tracked for a representation on the vote for submission of the constitutional amendment in 1911, as suggested by A. W. Walker and dates suggested by the The committee dates A speech of acceptance by Mr. pledging his best efforts to the of the project closed the Just before adjournment Arthur Jones roee to ft public correction of his statement mado in the morning that Professor Carney was not a The incident caused come Cullen Thomas was In the midst of his after speech had In the adoption of a ten-minute ney called upon tho chair to call man who ls trying to interrupt the speaker 1s not even a asserted Jones announced In the afternoon that he was mistaken arid had learned that Carney was ft Democrat and voted for speech was the feature morning ress at the of old which was the ol the United States from o 1800, Is one of the most nt historic edifices in the eing second in importance only to Hall It was in lew Importance that ent Wilson and his cabinet and a as welt as of foreign verp part in the re- In this building which at fie southeast corner of Sixth Chestnut the of the Independence Hall of historic inaugurated for his in the Senate was the second Ir he of Representatives on the John Adams took the mth as. second president of the United In the ington read his farewell and his annual and In his apartment also John Marshal announced to the saddened nation nd particularly to death of While Congress occupied the Id I n tho first eleven ments to the constitution rati and the states of Vermont Kentucky were admitted to From December 6, 1790, until 14, 1800, Congress sat In phia In this After the capital was removed to the banks of the Potomac the building became a and continued In that service until 1895. Ten years ago first attempts at restoration but only last year tho actual work vras taken up in INDICATIONS OF RAIN George W. Walker was made Chairman of MRS. EATON TESTIFIES Chief Witness In HOT Own Defense at Oct. 25. Jennie May Eaton today became tlie chief witness In her own defense In her trial for the murder of her Hear Admiral Joseph G. Federal Garrison Surrenders After Two Days of Hard Although on the stand 7 Mrs. Eaton was cool Rnd calm while telling the story of her lite ana the events the death of her The defendant had not finished her testimony when court adjourned this afternoon and Monday Bhe will face tho greatest ordeal of the when she is to cross-examination by sel for the The significance of ol tnc including rambling letters written hy tlie de- fendant and of a witness who Mrs. Baton was undoubtedly jealous and became ent today when three alienists em- oy the prosecution observed Mrs Eaton's every movement while on the witness It now appears that the which did not seem was calculated to aid the prosecution In proving Mrs. Baton 1f not of the murder MAN KILLED BY MEXICAN Ike of Shot the committee that will work out details without O. S. of Fort Worth was first for the but declared the motion of and Insisted that he meant he would not accept It. Sterling P. Strong was then but when suggested that W. Walker be Strong his Contest Is For a time there threatened to be a contest between the adherents who stressed and those who stressed This de- during the morning session when Davis wag called upon to atop a dissertation upon measures that have come progressive To thin he retorted that he was ag much a pro aa any one and that what he wanted to show was that to bring about prohibition success the date must also he a The feeling waa evinced when the basis of representation 1n selecting the candidate was under discussion The resolutions committee ently sought to avoid this by making no mention of it In the resolutions as presented to the con ference and providing lor the ex committee to make the ar Is said have gone to get a Mr. Davis started the The cause the killing has not been discussion by arguing that the mass I meeting should be limited to He proposed that the representation one for every 25 votes for Woodrow son or for W. F. Ramsey In the Senator who an- Thursday for lieutenant that the Wilson vote be made the Mr. Walker gested that submission would be a fairer basis and suggested that it be to A. W. Jones superintendent of Weather In Prospect May Notwithstanding the fact that the fair weather looks as if It had come to the forecaster sees toms of unsettled weather and probably rain within the next 24 The if it materializes as will be followed by These predictions are based upon the general distribution of the air pressure as shown by the weather While there haa been no rain yet In the conditions are considered favorable as a storm area extends from the upper Rio Grande Valley as far up the Mississippi ley as Iowa where the storm Is In the extreme northwest Is an extensive area of pressure with down line that dips far Into the middle The eastward movement of this high will 1-mlle wlna Trom the rain bring cooler weather the early part temperature of this Oct. 2B. Ike a resident of waa shot and killed about 9 o'clock tonight by an unknown who escaped after the A Is seeking The shooting occurred at a Mexican camp near where Mr. Hill who -is a brother of the county Judge of came here a few months ago from Wilson Bound for Oct. Throwing aside the cares of the delicate Mexican President Wilson Journeyed to Philadelphia made planted a tree In the classic shades of tlon on the Wilson It was voted Riddle then offered an ment that the vote on submission be made the basis and the vote wag so close that Chairman announced himself In doubt and called for a standing The re- sult was 45 to in favor of ing the vote on submission the ba- With this single amendment the committee's resolutions were ed. Several other amendments were but C. E. Farmer of Fort Worth proposed to tute Port Worth as the place of the state but There was also considerable discussion as to the best time for the mass meetings and with some urging action In December and others the Mrs. Pankhurst in Emmeline the British tonight spoke to an ence which taxed the capacity of Gray's Although Cleveland suffragettes refused to take part In arrangements for the meeting crowded Into the hall to listen to her address on Aspect of Humanitarian John Deputy Sheriff Oct. 25.- ot 30, a deputy sheriff of was shot and killed and several other men are re- ported to have been wounded in a long range rifle battle between ers and deputy sheriffs this after- noon at The battle lasted nearly three ED Oct. city of capital of the state of Nuevo Leon and one of the most Im- portant strategic In- has been captured br The city fell yesterday The confirmation Of the report was not telegraphed Monterey until A terrific fire from machine was poured Into the city for 24 hours according to and many sons were killed and while damage to the extent of several Ion dollars has been done to The Constitutionalist force at- Monterey was commanded Pablo and Jesus and numbered 2000- Colonel a flank with 1000 of Torreon and Colonel Cos 00 well armed The Federal garrison numbered about 2000. According to the report received here General Maas and Tellez with heir forces deflected as they to the assistance of The first skirmish occurred at a short distance from the city of Monterey on October 15. The Constitutionalists were victorious in his and then rushed to Dne got Into the city by using the line of the International At the same time another division captured San n and controlled one of tho main lines into the Felix guard and personal received a telegram today from the telegraph 25 miles north of saying that the Federal garrison at Monterey -had surrendered nt noon Friday after two days of hard the surrender the massage that lighting m the streets had been In progress since daybreak that the Federal loss been heavier than that of the The Constitutionalists were aided from within the which was strong because of the Madero Interests and Fighting ts sairi to have been con- since October 15. Loss of life Is placed at 1000 with another 1000 General was probably fatally wounded in the opening day's General Jesus brother of the Constitutionalist di- the Obtains Pledges From Candidates to Assist in Restoring ranza Won't Participate MEXICO Oct. of fifteen all parts of the city today and continue This show of as officially was merely a pre- cautionary measure on the eve of It caused and among the poor who live from day to there was a scramble to get a supply of provisions to last over but after a flurry lasting several the excitement died out and many who had spent their Saturday night money for Sunday took occasion to upbraid Spanish grocery who do practically all the grocery of the for frightening them into spending their money in advance by stating the stores might be Agreement Reached A proclamation was posted on the street corners during the day signed by Calero De La Rascon and Flores stating that the candidates all agreed to abide peaceably by the results of the balloting and in the event of the elections being void to lend their assistance to the in restoring that new elections could be The Felix Diaz party was represented in the proclamation President Huerta called to the palace this afternoon as many of the candidates for the presidency and vice presidency as He cold assemble and obtained pledges for the establishment of peace following the elections Huerta May Retain Under the compact all defeated candidates will help the successful if any is to crush the revolution out the If none is all will help keep Huerta m the presidency until new elections can be held and meantime will help him establish The conference waa attended by presidential candidate of the Clerical David de la liberal lican Manuel candidate of the Liberal Jose Maria vice presidential candidate on the ticket with Felix General Eugenie Dr. and Floras the other The conference Is to been harmonious In ths all the candidates themselves to Uve Carranza Won't Venustiano reiterated tonight that under no circum- stances he In the elections or that any tions legally be held te ico at His declaration called forth by the arrival of In the of the of his Manuel for the He sought in audience with but It ivas The police assigned to the various districts have instructed to ob- serve a strictly neutral in 4000 troops In barracks be ready to suppress any at- tempt at Neither ment officials nor candidates look Hotel Where General Is ping Closely May Be NEW RECORD ESTABLISHED Pedestrian Hikes From York to Oct. Walking ten hours In a slight 2le and more than eleven hours In a driving John H. the veteran pedestrian of this ar- rived at the city hall at o'clock this breaking record between New York and His time was 21 hours and 29 against the former record of 21 hours 35 minutes and 10 Scott left the city New morning at being sent on his way by Mayor This Is the fifth time Scott has walked between these VERA German Hotel General Diaz been Is closely ed by secret service men In the em- ploy of thff and friends of assort that only by strategy can be even now They be- lieve only by asking asylum In American consulate can he escape The only way to reach the con- ta across the roof or by the Special police appeared on the roofs of the houses In that block early this morning and crossed over the roof of the Both times they were ordered away bv Mr. At 5 o'clock this ing- they were occupying adjoining In the railway yard opposite the consulate are tho soldiers who accompanied the minister of war's messenger to General Diaz and who ETC here to act as au escort for Diaz to Mexico Persons close to General Diaz ex- developments tonight or early Another Haven R. Oct. persona were Injured when the Express of the Kcw Haven Hartford railroad jumped the track hero this The baggage car ana five conches ed the four of the coaches being So far as known none of the passengers were fatally CUERO IN LIMELIGHT War Department Pulled Over the D. Oct. The War Deportment was puzzled day by a request from Tex. for 400 cots for a trot The telegram to the ment Is very that we have 300 or 400 cots to partially take care of the crowds that are expected during our Cuero is a great turkey shipping point and the annual Thanksgiving shipment is to be made the sion for A for To d as then was but little evidence of popular Inter- est In tomorrows election for the Eve n th e- have been most in advancing tho claims of their have relapsed ence and are awaiting the outcome Supporters of who has tho outward support of do not appear of the sincerity of Havo Abandoned All The liberals and whose candidates are Calero and David de la re- make no secret of ing- abandoned all hope of the tion of their Two more arrests were mado day In connection with anti- administration General Maria formerly chief of staff of Minister of War was arrested late In the day charged with complicity in a plot to interfere with the elections re Manuel a cousin of the Inte was also At for alleged connection with a plot against The members of the Madero Daniel and Evaristo who have been arrested In connection with the same alleged are re- to have at whence they arc- to bo Vera they Will confined In the fortress of Juan de to await trial charges of Lato this afternoon on
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