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San Antonio Light and Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1910, San Antonio, Texas mi LIKe MORE >den for reamery Uairy Co. Phones 871 fturitalni. for t and f unify Creame SAN ANTONIO LIGHT AND CJA'Z.Tfl'Tirmr! GAZETTE VOLUME 29. NO. 352 mm mm AH tf thi City. Dairy Go. 14 PAGES ________ PAN ANTONIO. TEXAS, THURSDAY. JANUARY 13, U PRICE: FIVE CENTS Because Her Brother Prohibits Bans, Hermencia Bosquez Attempts Suicide, BELIEVED SHE WILL LIVE Attempt at Suicide Made orj Firot W (llkcr was also elected prcsidou TllSt AniUVeiSary Of VIO- of the Rock Island and its holding com r- .tl___ I Panies to succeed liiehard Jackson wh, lent Death of Father took the lye liecanso one of my brothers said that he wa.s going to kill my sweetheart. He 4 has been awful mean to us. Ho used to tell us that we wouldn't inarry with nobody.. Maybe I am not old enough to marry, but then since my father died we al- ways help my mother to .work for our living, ifc works, but not enough for us, so I told niy mother if I could marry Manuel and she said yes. -So I believe I can do it and my brother I bo- licve he has no right to keep me from doing it because I work and T am tired of working, so I believe I have a right to do Both Are Succeeded By Robert Walker, Former Assistant General Counsel, Gpfclal Dispatch. ;jvrew York, Jan. G. Reed, t Tjlio with'William 'Moore is credited' jrith controlling' the Rock Island rail- 'oad, today resigned, all his offices in :he several Rock Island companies and is succeeded, by Robert Walker, former- ly assistant general counsel of the road, Mr. Walker was also elected president of the, flock Island and its holding com- panies to succeed liiehard Jackson, who was closely associated with the Keed- Moore interests, lint who is said to have resigned becimse of personal differences with Mr. Heed. The resignation of Mr.'Reed, coming as it did immediately after the disci- plining of the Chapin firm of stock brokers in connection with stock' ex- change manipulation, is taken to mean a general house cleaning of the Koek Island. -The resignation created a sur- prise in Wall street. aTEed CHANGES TO HELP SOUTH 11 SEEK "The above note was penned this morn- ing'at 30 o'clock by Miss' Hermencia Iiosquez, a pretty Mexican senorita of 17 years, on the eve of her mar- riage, swallowed a cupful of concen- trated lye Wednesday .afternoon at the home of her motheron. South San Saba street, near El Paso street. 'According to the statement of the yp.nng lady her affianced, Manuel Goii- zalcs, an employe iu one. of .the steam laundries o'f tho city, went to the court- house yesterday6 moruiug and procured n marriage license and the couple were -to. have been married last night ut tho homo of tho bride. When a brother of Miss heard Of the contemplated marriage -bo threatened to do bodily harm to Goozalos if lie mjulo his ap- pearance at the Bosquez home and the young lady became despondent. Go- ing into n rear room of the home yes- terday afternoon at o'clock'she took down a can of concentrated lye j and after pouriiig a teacup almost full of the stuff and mixing it with water drank the poison. The screams of Miss Bos'quez a few moliie.nts Inter brought the mother and several neighbors to the room where the young woman lay on the floor writh- >'iug in spasms. j Dr. Evans was summoned by I prompt action relieved the sufferings of the girl considerably. All during last night Ihe condition of Miss Bos- qnez was regarded as being critical and hcv death was momentarily expected. This morniiig at daylight, however, she to show signs of improvement and it is now believed she .will recover, lei Gonzales, who was to have GRMTFM Attorneys for Men Released After Twelve Years In the Asylum Begin Probing, TO LOOK INTO HIS LEGACY Intimate Steps Will Be Taken if an Investigation Proves Ground Exists, married .Miss Bosquez last night, was jiolifiod of the girl taking the lye and went to the home of his intended bride and was' prostrated with grief over the occurrence, fie left the bedside of his betrothed when Ihe attending physician told him that there was a goou chance of the girl recovering and that she was out of danger. Hard Inek seems to bo following the Boscjuez family from the fact that yes- tcrday was the anniversary of tho death of Bruno-Bosquez. the father of Bosqnez. At that time the father met death nnder the wheels of a train in the local yards of the Aransas Paps. A peculiar incident in connection with the girl swallowing the lye was th A. B. Co wen and C. if. dham- bers, attorneys for W. I. Evowne, yesterday released by County Judge Shook .from confinement in the Southwestern Insane asylum, an- nouiice they will begin at once to probe the affairs of the man who was held as an person for twelve years. "We will look into the legacy and the said Mr. Cowen, "to de- termine what portion of it is due Mr. Browne. As we understand it, the es- tate is practically intact and it should not be a hard question to arrive at an absolute knowledge of what, portion should be turned over to our client. If it should prove, upon complete investi- gation, that he was hencfieiarv under the will of bis father to-the extent of only two or three lots, we shall then fake further steps. Just what these arc we cannot now outline." I. Browne is now living in the city with his wife and his wife's sister, Mrs. C. X. Miller. He will remain here pending investigations into his affairs, making such trips to Brownsville as may be necessary. The Browne estate comprises a huge" property located part- ly within and partly without the city of Brownsville. Its'total value is said to run up well into the millions and the claim will probably be made that Browne is entitled to a part of the es tate. E, W, Wosnig's Timely Pres- ence at San Pedro Park Prevents Two IS JUST IN NICK OF TIME frantic Mother In Act of Leap- ing-Wherj Rescue on Scene By his plunge into the waters'of the lake at San Pedro park Wednesday' af- ternoon at 4 o'clock, a city salesman for a meat firm' saved the life of anv8-year-old boy and possibly tbe mother of- the child, who was with' hini at the time. Police Still Questioning Sepa- rately Each One of Four Suspects In Jail, NEGROES ARE BEING HELD Belief Spreads.' That Evidence .Conspiracy Has Already Been Dragged Out, CHIEF AND MAYOR CONFER Detective, Victim of.Murderous Assault, Much Improved, Chances for Recovery, A conspiracy to kill City Detec- tive Frank Newiiain, will be made public by the police officials, it is thought, within the next twenty- four hours. While nothing has bean divulged with reference to what Information has been secured from the four negroes arrested yesterday morning, the actions of the police today woreWery signifi- cant and tend to the belief that information of an important nature has been secured. The movements 'of (lie police depart- ment in its investigation o[ the mur- derous assault on Detective Newnam at on Cameron street Monday his home night, thus far are being conducted CHARGE OF FORGERY AGAINST I. M. GARZA i I On three charges, one of forgery, an- other of passing forged, instruments tl.ic republican ticket for constable at ths last election, was arrested this Lighi and Gazette was the first iutiiiia- t'omplainr, was filed in Justice ,r i i s court ana (lie preliminary hear- 'ing will probably be held tomorrow. Garza is charged 'with having passed an inslranient at the Frost Xnlioiiiil bank, and he. with two others, are said to have received the money! Subse- quently, if was discovered, as alleged, thnt the check was a forgery and coin- ed in the arrest of the former candidate for constable. made the Ocfeate.l. Constable J. K. Tr.iiner. bein? mv. int inv. fact that she kept the real cause of nf ovor T- M- her attempt at self-destruction from her Polieemr-.n.and a candidate on mother find other members of tie fam- ily and her written statement for the Light and Gazette was the firs tion' the mother had as to why her daughter draiik the potion of poison. LAST JUDGMElfTlS SETTLED BY THE CITY The last judgment on record in the of yesterday afternoon, when the bal- ance of the judgment of SoOilO and in- tcrcst was paid Mrs. Mary for injuries sustained by falling into a hole on Commerce street in The payment marked the closing up of alj judgments granted against the ei'y of: Antonio. MR.'ANDMRS.HARLESSARE NOW OjJJ_OF DANGER "The condition of Mr. and Mrs. K. Hntress. who wore shot hist Satnrday niglit at their home on the riluilo roacj, while at the table: eating supper, and who are now at the Rauta Kosa' hos- pital, is reported improved. Tliev hoth are doing well today and will recover from their injuries. Hoover and her two sons. terday afternoon. While walking bank of-.the- lake feeding-the swans and miek-s the .'idle fellow lost his foot- ing on the embankment and .fell into five feet of water. The screams of the mother attracted the attention of.'Wos- mg, who was on the opposite side of the body .of .water nnd-sceing the boy struggling in the lake, .he made a dash to the rescue. Just as he reached the'point where the youth, fell in, Ihe frantic mother was preparing to plunge in after hinn Uosnig, however, prevented her. He as- sured her (hat he would save the ]jf0 of her, son and diving into the water just as -hoy was sinking (or tho jtJiird time, grabbed him by the collar and dragged him ashore. For a few minutes after being taken from the water (he lad was unconscious from swallowing so much water but after being held up by the feet for a few minutes, he was revived. The mother was wild n-itli joy at the rescue of her son and told Mr. Yy'osnig that she would have drowned with the bov no person been around from with much secrecy, but there is little doubt that information bearing directlv upon the attempt on tho lite of the of- ficer lias been secured and devolop- munts. Chief of Police Van Diper today an- nounced that as yet be was not in 'a po- sition to make public, the findings of the police since the arrest, of the four suspects. He has certain reasons for not making public the informntion in the hands ot the police, but intimarcrl that when tho proper time came, he would not hesitate to lay bare the pro- gress of the investigation. To uuike it known at this time, ho believes, would have a tendency to defeat tho ends of justice and inay prevent or do- lay the polie.e in solving the attempt to murder tho detecfive. Tlio negroes in custody are closelv examined by Chief of ljoli Van Diper. District Attorney Baker and Detective Stowc. The cniirc fore- noon was spent by the officials with the in .jail and at noon lodav Chief nf Police Van Kiper held a long conference wilh Mayor Oallaghan iu tho hitler's private office. I.ce Howard. Jlayw'ood Ward, Earn- est Hall and Have Anthony are the names of tlie four negroes against whom charges of vagrancy have been in (lie corporation court. For sev- eral months past those negroes are said to hj've liL'cu in the employ of: a local transfer company. Tt was upon infor- given hv n white eiyploye that1 thev were taken into'custody. It seems that Monday afternoon the negroes se- cured nowpsion of a shotgun and left, ttiyiiijf' they were i'oillg on n rabbit bunt. They rlid not return until lain in the evening. Kaeh of the negroes is locked- in a sei-antli' cell and their re- spective statements, taken separately, are being made to Ihe police iu the presence of an oxpor! stenographer. Still After Other Clues. the police are conducting an investigation iu eoinier-Hon with the negroes, no fimc is bl'i'ii: lost in running
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