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TEL PASO BAILY HEBA TLB
4:30 p. m.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Teachers and Their Friends
Rolling Into Ei Paso
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And Each One Of the Visitors
May Feel That He Is the
Last evening: the van guard of the
convention excursionists arrived .They
came over the Texas & Paolfic from
eastern Texa9 and, numbering 480,
occupied 8 coaches; with them came 120
pieces of haggage.Thls however is only
starter from that section of the
Btte, for tonight there will roll into
the yards of tbe T. P. three trains
filled with teachers and their friends.
The first will arrive at 6:30, the
second at7:30 and the third at 8:30
ii w .nri eanh train will com s rise
lght passenger ooacheB with two
sleepers. The number of visitors
carried by this tralnin ltsthree eotions
will be about 1400.
The G. H. & S. A. this morning
handled 150 people, who came In in five
ooaohes at 7:40.
At 10 o'clock the regular passenger
train from New Orleans.which was two
hours late, came in In two sections
bearing 400 visitors. Tomorrow the
regular train will come in five sections,
with a passenger list of 2,000.
The arrivals on the Santa Fe today
were not many more than is usual, but
tomorrow, tbe road will transport 1000
visitors to the convention. They will
come from Arizona and New Mexico.
At the ebamber of commeroe head
ouarters everything is all hustle and
bistle. There will be a corps of teach
ers from tbe city Bohoolsin attendance
at all times to show the El Paso
All visitors except tr. -y-:-rs
are requested to register at gen
eral headquarters, Chamber of
Commerce building. Teachers
will rezister at the court houee.
Stretches Forth Both Her Hands to Greet Her
Six Thousand Quests.
school display and to answer any
questions that tbe visitors may ask.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS,
The Knights of Pythias have head
quarters in tbe Sheldon block, and
there are members from both local
lidges always on hand to lookafter the
comfort of their visiting brothers.
WHERE TO BEGISTER
The headquarters for the teachers are
at the court house, where the meetings
are to be held.
The general headquarters for all tbe
Btrangers are at the chamber of com
merce rooms on the little plaza next to
the Herald office. All visitors to the
city are urgently requested to register
at one of these plaza.
Tbe famous McGlnty band will give
a concert in the park tonight when
tbe arch will be lighted up for the
ANB ANOTHER TOMORROW MORNING.
The Chihuahua band will arrive to
night and will give its first concert in
tbe park tomorrow morning from 8:30
The Cloudcroft headquarters are in
the Wells Fargo building on San An
tonlo street,aud remind one very aauca
of that delightful summer resort. The
room is beautifully decorated with
pines and there are electric fans there
to represent the mountain breezes.
A RESTING PLACE.
Curtis, the photographer, has offered
his studio to the committee that the
strangers may come up and rest at
CHESS AND CHECKER PLAYERS.
Visiting chess and checker players
are invited to the El Paso Chess club
rooms, 24 Bronson Block, at 7:30 each
THE CROWDS COMING.
The Texas and Paolfic will handle
2000 strangers. A telegram from E. P.
Turner to B. F. Derbyshire yesterday
stated that 1500 tickets were sold on
that day alone, and that the people
would arrive in this city tonight.
The G. H. aad S. A. will handle
4000 people. L. J. Parks, general pas
senger agent at Houston, wired T. E.
Hunt this morning that 2,500 people
would arrive in El Paso on Tuesday
morning. The H. and T. C. turned
over 1,600 to the G. H. and more are
coming on the regular trains.
The Santa Fe expects 1000 on the
morning train tomorrow, and the S. P.
will briDg several bundrei down fron
Arizona and New Mexico tonight, as
they are making a rate of one fare tJr
the round trip to El Paso from Tucson
and all points this side.
By Wednesday morning there will be
about 7000 visitors either in El Pago or
Following is the program of the
Superintendents' and Principals' asso-
EL PASO, TEXAS,
It Is Said That the Cruiser
Albany Is Going
TO COLLECT THAT DEBT
Is Due To Americans on
Account of Pillage
SOUTHAMTON. June 25. The U., S.
steamship Albany will sil for Glbral
Is is reported that her mission in the
Mediterranean is to collect a a indem
nity of $100,000 which the sultan of
Turkey has admitted Is due to the
United States because of the destruc
tion of property belonging to Ameri
cans during the Armenian troubles.
Today's edition of the
DAILY HERALD, 12 pages,
is 3,000 copies. Regular
edition exceeds 2,500 daily.
elation for tomorrow, J. G. Wooton,
superintendent of city schools, Paris,
MORNING SESSION-COURT HOUaE.
10:30 o'clock Call to order. Ad
dress of welcome, Judge Peyton F. Ed"
11 o'clock President's Address.
11:30 o'clock Enrollment of mem
bers. Appointment of committees. As
signment of speakers for afternoon pro
gram. AFTERNOON SESSION.
2:30 o'clock Round table discussion
of tbe school law, led by State Superin
5 o'clock Report of committees.
Business. Election of officers.
9 to 12 o'clock Social gathering at
the Park for the mutual acquaintance
of tbe visitors acd El Paso people.
Music in tbe Park by government
band of Chihuahua, Mexico.
MONDAY, JUNE 25, 1900.
Revealed In the Dispatches
Today From the Chinese
By Admiral Remey, Who Can
Both Fight and Send
patches. London, June 25. Admiral Bruce,
in command of the British naval forces
at Taku, sends a gloomy dispatch un
der date June 24 in which he says no
action can possibly ba taken at onoe to
relieve Vice Admiral Seymour.
Tien Tsin has been invested and
is fighting for its life. This has been
the state of affairs ever since Sey
Bruce says there is no news from
Seymour. It is only known be is cut
off through the fact that Tien Tsin is
Bruce says further: "I am in receipt
of information that tbe Chinese imp
erial army had ordered trains for at
tacking Tien ToId, and that thay were
ravaging Tong Ku and .reln'orcing
Taku, as well as mining the mouth of
REMEY SUCCEEDS KEMPFF
Washington, June 25. Coincident
with tbe return of Secretary Long to
this city is the issuance of an order
directing Rear Admiral Remey to
proceed to Taku on the warship Brook
lyn, taking with him as many soldiers
as the boat will accommodate.
This means the transferrenoe of the
headquarters of the , Asiaiio squadron
rjm Miilla to Tku, aad Ihi dis
placing in command of Admiral Kempff
by his superior tfficer.
The cavy department assigns as Its
reason for its order the facilities of
businesscommunioation direct to Taku
Instead of sending orders to Kempff
hrough a relay.
Naval cfifi jers, however, who have
been disposed to criticize Kempff for
his failure tt participate with the
foreign warships in reducing Taku,
claim that the order Is intended as n
They say that, regardless of Instruc
tions, after the Monocacy had been
fired upon it was tbe duty of Kempff to
retaliate for the honor of the navy.
As it is tbey regard Kemp CPs in
action as placing our navy in a ridi
culous and humiliating position be
fore other nations.
However, the chief cause of com
plaint at the departments against
Kempff has been his Inability. to send
FOREIGN CASUALTIES HEAVY.
Washington, June 25. The latest
news from Tien Tsin, brought by a
courier who left that place Friday
showed that the bombardment of the
town by Chinese troops still continued
on that day.
The foreign loss was not definitely
known, but was estimated at 300,
THE LEGATIONS SAFE
London, June 25. A glimmer of
hope regarding the safety of the lega
tions at Pekio was brought this morn
ing in the shape of a dispatch credited
to Shong, tbe Chinese director of tele
graphs, in whloh it is stated that the
foreign ministers are safe.
Tbe dispatch is brief and bears the
impress of truth. It says: "The legations
are safe. The ministers are uninjured
and are demand ng passports. The
tsung 11 yamen is disposed t J comply
with their request."
Paris, June 25. A dispatch receiv
ed at the foreign office from the French
Consul at Shanghai, dated June 24, re
ports that according to Chinese state
ments the legations at Pekin were safe
up to June 19, and that ministers with
the consent of the government were
preparing to leave the capital for the
DEWEY MAY GO
Washington June 25 Dewey may
go to China. There is reason to be
lieve that the situation in the far east
with result in concerted action of tbe
powers, in which the United States
might bacoaoe involved.
Dswey would be the first to apply
Colorado and South Dakota Honored
Washington, June 25. The names
authorized by the president to be given
to the five new battleships are Virginia,
Rhode Island, Maryland, Colorado and
South Dakota; for the 8000 ton cruisers,
St Louis, Milwaukee, and Charleston.
FIGHT AT PHOENIX
Engaged in By a Hundred Drunken
Phoenix, June 25. One hundred
drunken Mexicans yesterday engaged
in a general fight while celebrating the
feast of San Juan. Knives, bowlders,
and clubs were used.
Twenty disabled. Several caught
in the melee had narrow escapee.
20th YEAR, NO. 148
D. B. HILL
Is Gaining In Favor Among
Democrats For Bryan's
A GREAT JOINT DEBATE
Between Hill and Roosevelt
Proposed Now By Repre
Ot New York.
Washington, June 25 Repres
entative Cummings, of Naw York, saja
be favors the nomination of ex-Senator
David B.Hill on the ticket wiihBryar,
and he not only believes that be is to
be the choice of the convention but
that Hill will aocept.
In the event of his selection, Cum
mings suggests that there ba a joint
debate between Hill and Roosevelt at
every state capital in the unioi. Both,
in his opinion, would agree to this, and
the fur wou.d fly.
"Both men are dead game," added
Cummings, 'and there would be all
kinds of fun. It would be worth going
hundreds of miles to see and hear. The
campaign would be well gingered from
start to finish".
Threatened to Destroy a Whole
Chicago. June 23 A fire which did
damage to the extent of about 1150,000
and for a time threatened to destroy
a block of State street business
houses started at 5:40 this morning in
the American restaurant, in tbe base
ment of Owen's electric appliance
building, Adams and State etraet?.
There will be work for several
hundred small boysatthe differ
ent railway stations when the
excursion trains come in, as
guides to show visitors to the
rooms assigned them.