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Thursday, January 27, 1910.
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Joe Sweeney, Mayor
JOE SWEENEY has his faults, like any human, but he has given El Paso the
best business administration of any mayor in the history of the city.
El Paso has grown and developed more since Sweeney became mayor than
under all the rest of the mayors of the past; more real public improvements have
been made, improvements of a character that will be lasting and such as help to
make the city climb to a permanent growth.
Street paving, viaducts, park improvements, new parks, street lighting, street
openings, sidewalk building, fire department increases and enlargements and kin
dred things that needed attention received it.
It took money to make these improvements, and the tax rate could not be cut
while these expenditures were being made, but they were expenditures that were
vitally necessary to a community emerging from the big town class into the place
of a real city, and there is no criticism; if there have been those who criticised, they
will live to see the day when they will thank Joe Sweeney for every dollar he
has spent in public improvements in El Paso.
The true growth of El Paso began with the first street pavement work under
the Davis administration and it needed just such a man as Joe Sweeney to step
into the position of mayor and carry the work forward. The citizens regret the
decision of the mayor to resign from his office before his term is out, but men like
Sweeney cannot always afford to sacrifice their time in an office that does not
pay them as much as they can earn in private life.
This is the trouble in America; the political salaries in too many instances are
too small to attract and hold the right sort of men. When a lawyer makes a repu
tation as a public official in the prosecution of trusts, there are always corpora
tions looking for just such men and they soon disappear into private life, on far
bigger salaries than they can earn from holding public office. When a business
man demonstrates his success in a public office, there are always honest openings
by which he can make more money in private life and he seldom remains in office
for a very long time-
Joe Sweeney has demonstrated that he is a level headed business man and
lawyer and he has found the office of mayor so expensive, with the salary so small,
that he is going to quit and strike out for himself. He has given the city good
service and has made a reputation which his friends hope -will make him a fortune
when he retires to private life.
El Paso only hopes that Sweeney's successor will give as good an administra
tion as he has given. Every public man makes mistakes and has faults, but, re
gardless, Joe Sweeney has put El Paso in a position that will stand forever as a
monument to El Paso's first real "business administration."
Los Angeles is following the national example and is going to fire its forester.
With the unions boycotting the meat and the farmers boycotting the unions
there may be some fun yet.
IfncleJoe Cannon is not yet ready to receive flowers, if anybody happens to
think he is a dead one. All such reports are premature.
Taft promises to get the statehood bill through this session, but declines to
make any promise as to when the territories will be admitted. It is just as well;
the territories are tired of promises anyhow.
The words of praise that have been received from impartial critics on The
Herald's skyscraper edition speak for themselves. The Herald never does any
tiing in fractions; it always goes "the whole hog or none," and its skyscraper
edition was ahead of anything, ever issued in El Paso.
THE HERALD appreciates the kind words of the Santa Fe New Mexican and
hastens to assure that worthy paper that if the southwest had more editors
willing to take the stand against gambling and kindred vices, as the New
Mexican and The Herald have taken and for so long a time, there would be even
less support for the immoral papers, ready to sacrifice right for a few dollars from
the source they should be fighting.
As The Herald sees it, duty and not choice, should impel every newspaper to
take a stand against such public enemies; institutions that operate openly for the
" corruption of men and boys and which yield nothing to the city where they oper
ate. Newspapers are looked to by the people to stand as a bulwark against such
institutions and when they fail, they betray a sacred trust; they are unworthy of
the confidence reposed in them.
Mrs. Vanderbilt is planning a home for mentally defective children. She could
fill it among her rich friends' families.
It is with regret that many will see the women give up the charity work of
the city and county, for they have discharged their duty well.
The Bridge of Sighs has found .a new application, according to an El Paso bus
band. "Bridge at night and sighs in the morning," is the way he puts it.
"Snow is knee deep up in Michigan," says a tourist. "That's nothing; sand is
waist deep in Poorman's addition," says the cynic El Paso suburbanite.
Xent when really good Catholics do not eat meat is not far off. One may
be a good Catholic and fight the meat trust at the same time this year.
For the first time in over a year John D. Rockefeller visited his New York
office the other day. John D. may have quit business, but he still likes to drop in
and see if the boys are saving all the pennies.
John Hays Hammond has just closed a mine deal in Mexico, so a Denver dis
patch says, which netted him avcommission of $580,000. John can afford to be
candidate for vice president at that rate.
That Los Angeles woman credited with having given birth to four babies was
only a clever advertiser, according to the Eexaminer. That paper asserts that the
babies were all borrowed for the occasion.
The magazine hysteria about the proposed increase in their postal rate reminds
one of Sam Jones's good old one about the "hit pup yelping." They never com
plained about railroad and government mail graft until they were hit by the
president's suggestion. Even strongly pro-administration publications are now tak
ing a wallop at poor president Taft.
If the high school laddies would apply the hair cropping amusement in a prac
tical way they might find many needy subjects about El Paso streets. They could
have just as much fun, and it would be a civic blessing. As it is, mere words fail,
hair brushes seem too soft, and the usual rawhide a bit too gentle.
to subscribe for
The Herald should
beware of lmpos
ters and should
not pay money to
anyone unless he
can show that he
is legally author
ized to receive it.
publication. The detail '
the Asaoaatioa- No
T was a bent and withered knave who
jrrislv tools, and muttered, with ms wintry tongue: iney come tu -, -
old. the voune, the children from the schools; they come to me among tne
tombs, with sable steeds and nodding plumes, the sightless aim tne aumu, m
lowlv huts with crumbling walls, from .palaces with sculptured halls, they come
to me thev come! Thev shun me in the light ot aaj,
for I with dust of tombs am gray, a thing ot tear to
THE SEXTON men; but when the long night closes in, on pomp, and
vanity and sin. thev seek the sexton then! In winters
cold and summer's heat, from country lane and cit
street, from vineyard and from slum, from gay saloon and house ot woe, irom
places high, and places low, they come to me, they come. A stranger stelkett
among the gravest and called this dreariest of knaves; "my name is Dart .said
lie; "and when I call a soul away, even the sexton must obey-o come, mj inenu,
Capy right. 1909. by George Matthew3 a
Postoffice Pays Too Much
For Carrying the
THAT IS THE REASON THERE IS SUCH A DEFICIT
Arthur Brisbane in New York Journal
Frank Hitchcock, the new postmaster
general, says that he s going to put
a stop to the deficit or "loss" iu the
postoffice department of the govern
ment, which amounts to some $17,000,000.
Success to him. Mr. Hitchcock should
go at his economizing, however, in the
right way. Sometimes a well meaning
man cuts off the wrong thing, like the
comedian who was told his trouble was
wine. woman and song," and offered
to give up song. We urge Mr. Hitch
cock to give up the right thing, and to
cut down on the right thing when he
begins his economies.
The people own the postoffice. Some
times a loss is an apparent and not a
real loss. For Instance, a man feeds
and clothes his family at a "loss," yet
he does not consider it a real loss. As
all the people pay for the postoffice,
all of the people would, without doubt,
endure a nominal loss patiently if they
thought their money well spent- Pos
sibly as the matter of the deficit now
stands, the people do not feel that their
money' is spent wisely or even honor
ably. The postmaster general might
well give most of his attention to this
phase of the question.
(From The Herald of this date, I?96)
New Church Organized in City;
Smith and Burns Agree to Fight
Billy Smith and Pete Burns signed
an agreement in Juarez thfs afternoon
to fight a finish fight.
The county commissioners this morn
ing appointed A.- B. Kobinson, W. E.
Rodeu and J. A. Brock as a jury to
condemn land for the Ysleta acequia.
Justice Purcell, of Ysleta, has re
signed, and Charles Kerber has been ap
pointed to the office.
I. G. Gaal'a suit against the Texas
& Pacific railroad for the burning of
his wood by sparks from an engine in
1SSS, is on trial In the district court this
A new Methodist Mexican church is
to he opened on South Stanton street,
in the place of.thefone now in use on
A new religious organization t-mica L-e
Church of tne stranger em no j."o.
service at Chopin Music hall yesterday.
Rev. Mr. Funk, late of Jennings, la.,
A young tramp applied to Dr. mg
BROOM CORN ASD COTTON.
From Logan (N. M.) Leader.
The broom corn and cotton proposi
tion looks good for the Logan coun-
IS HE A DEAD ONE NOW?
From San Antonio Light.
Congressman Dies, of Texas, resigned
from the committee on pensions, thus
disproving the maxim that an office
holder never Dies nor resigns.
From Globe (Ariz.) Silver Belt.
El Paso boasts of pulling off races
without an incident carnival of crime.
Just so; but is this Intended as an ar
gument In favor of races?
WILL BE A GOOD ONE.
From Globe (Ariz.) Silver Belt.
The Herald is responsible for the
statement mat El Paso will soon have
a real zoo. Why not long ago; material
has certainly been in evidence for some
From Tucumcari (N. M.) News.
Raton Is going to send out a car to
advertise the resources of Colfax county
this year in mineral, agriculture and
horticulture. It would be a good stroke
of business for Quay to do the same
thing this fall. We have just started
to advertise our resources, we did well
LA TUNA PEOPLE
Have Finally Succeeded in
Qettinga -Santa Ee
La Tuna. Tex., Jan. 27. Mrs. Mor
n of El Paso, nee Mildred' Greer, who
! for many years was agent and operator
for the Santa e at vauu, is buuiS iu
be the new agent at La Tuna.
After due caution the people have
ome to believe at last that the sta-
i.tion will really be opened. The evi
dence seems to be indisputable, con
sequently a committee of citizens has
named Friday night for the celebra
tion and there will be a dance in the
A. A. Howell, of El Paso, has bought
the remaining SO acres of the Maverick
tract and will move up as soon as he
Messrs. Belk, Mundy, Howell, Math
ews & Dyer and Elias, representing
about 500 acres of land in Texas have j
signed a contract witn tne xnree saints
ditch of New Mexico for the waste
water. The consideration is $500 and
carries an obligation to maintain a
proper waste ditch.
Dr. A. E. Lauson was a visitor to El
District engineer W. M. Reed in
spected the Canutillo. La Union and
other west side districts on his way
to Leasburg recently-
With The Exchanges
labored in a frozen grave, with all his
Mr. Hitchcock says that magazines arc
carried through the mails too cheaply,
and that there is a loss-in that. If
he increases the price the people will
pay more for their magazines, and i
Mr. Hitchcock thinks it makes much
difference whether the money goes in
nr,a trrat- - QYintVlr Vl is mistaken.
I Why does not Mr. Hitchcock find
out why the postoffice carries magazines
I at a loss? He will discover that the
express companies can make a profit
where he makes a loss. And he will
j learn, If he does not know, that It is
because the railroads rob the postoffice
I and the people.
I The people send mail on a certain
j train and the express companies, pri
vately owned, send express uwu
the same train. And the people pay
on that same train for a pound of mail
four times as much as the express com
panies pay for a pound of express mat
ter. There is something for Mr. Hitch
cock to think and work over. Perhaps
he will say, "The railroads won't let
me stop their cheating any more than
the express companies will let me start
a system of parcels post." Arthur
Brisbane, in New York Evening Jour
yesterday for something to eat and
v. ork. He was set to cleaning the porch,
where the doctor left him. When the
physician returned the man was gone,
and also a fine sixshooter.
Tom York, a well known fancy Win
chester shot, has come up from Midland,
and will do some shooting during the
Twenty hoboes, arrested last night,
were escorted to the city limits by the
police this -morning and sent on their
Ira P. Sankey, the well known evan
gelist, will arrive in El Paso tomorrow
over the T. "P.. and will spend two days
here. He will speak at Chopin hall to
The McGinty band holds its regular
weekly practice tonight.
Both the Presbyterian and Baptist
preachers scored the prize fighters last
Metal market Silver. 67 1-Sc; lead,
S3; copper, S 3-4c; Mexican pesos, 54c.
at it last year, now let us improve on
the methods this season.
From Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise.
The Texas creameries only produce a
small proportion of the butter con
sumed iu the state. Seven of the state's
cities use approximately 1,500,000
j pounds of butter annnually, which is
J more than Is produced in all of the
! state's creameries combined. The same
cities use about 3,000,000 pounds of
condensed milk brought from other
These figures should be an Inspira
tlon to the farmers of the state to enter
more largely into the diary industry.
WHAT "UP ST TEXAS WANTS.
From San Angelo (Texas) Press News.
West Texas ought to demand com
plete recognition at the hands of De
mocracy this year. West Texas holds
a complete balance of power between
the black waxies and the sandhillers.
Let's see: West Texas wants a cessa
tion of the shooing that keeps rail
roads from building; wants a cessation
of the noise that keeps developing capi
tal out of the state; wants experimen
tal stations and another normal with
out being forced to attend an auction
sale to land these prizes: wants more
statesmanship and less stemming the
natural tidp. "Votc- An vou see the
j point? If the west' doesn't get this it
I can land a solar plexus evey second.
A CHECK, A SUICIDE
AND A RECEIVERSHIP
Peculiar Situation Involving
Estate of a 3Yillard, 1ST.
Santa Fe, N. M Jan. 27. Judge John
R. McFie has appointed E. P. Davies, of
Willard, receiver for the estate of C. C.
Maloney on the petition of the Capital
City bank. The case is a peculiar one.
C. C. Maloney cashed a check for $2500
at the bank. It was drawn in favor
of A. D. Boling by Sarah Hampton on
the Fayette National bank of Lexing
ton, Ky. Upon securing the cash, Ma
loney boarded a New Mexico Central
train for his home at Corona, took a
dose of strychnine and died. Upon his
person was found the money. The
question raised is whether Maloney is
A. D. Boling. Mrs. Hampton claims
now that she did not sign her name to
It was to secure itself against pos
sible claims in the premises that the
bank asked for a receiver.
Judge McFie at the same time ap
pointed Louis F. Nohl. receiver for the
estate of postmaster Stewart Conover,
of Lyden. Rio Arriba county, who was
murdered. The debts are 'said to be
$2500 and the assets $2000.
DO YOU LIKE A GOOD SHOW?
Read The Herald's opinion of "The
Lion and the Mouse" and decide for
yourself if It is worth seeing tonight.
THE TARIFF REFORM B
CHIEF SLOGAN IN BRITAIN'S CAMPAIGN
VIII The English Elections I
ONDON, Eng., Jan. 27. The phrase,
"tariff reform," in English poli
tics means exactly the opposite of
what it means in the United State?- In
England the 'tariff reformers" are those
who propose to establish protection as
the guiding principle of tne British cus
toms system, instead of free trade.
The principle of free trade, for which
the Anti-Corn Laws league, under the
leadership of Cobden and Bright, made
buch a memorable fight, has. been ac
cepted for manj decades as the settled
policy of the United Kingdom. In
America the "tariff reformers" are those
who believe In a reduction of the tariff
duties from a protective principle to a
merely revenue scale, or to free trade;
although they have been almost entirely
swallowed up by the "tariff revolution
ists," who believe in a reduction of the
tariff duties, but in maintaining the pro
tective principle. "
Britain's Customs Duties.
Customs duties in England are laid on
spirits, tobacco, sugar, tea and other
noncompetiug articles. It is the nearest
approach to free trade existing in any
great nation. The first note of dis
satisfaction with the system was sound
ed in Birmingham about seven or eight
years ago, and In 1903 Joseph Chamber
lain organized the Tariff Reform
Thls organization, working independ
ently of party, because neither Conser
vatives nor Liberals would have any
thing to do with it, has succeeded in
creating a great public sentiment In
favor of protection. The result of the
present election cannot properly be con
strued to be the verdict of the people
on this question, since so many other
issues were involved. But it is not to be
disputed that Mr. Chamberlain and his
Tariff Reform league were successful
in forcing the Conservative party to
adopt tariff reform as Its chief slogan
in the battle against the budget.
Tariff a Live Question.
"Hands off the people's food!" "Tax
land, not loaves!" These and similar
cries from the Radicals were met by
Tory arguments: "Tax the foreigner!"
'Tariff reform means better times!"
"Protection means higher wages and
more work!" Everywhere and all the
time during the campaign the tariff
was a live question.
When the Liberal speakers denounced
the house of lords, almost the only hos
tile remarks from the audience would
be from some enthusiastic believer in
It is not the intention to discuss In
this article the relative merits of tariff
reform and free trade in England, but
the American onlooker could not fail
to be amused by the campaign conducted
for and against protection, ri was like
a moving picture review of all that has
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America from the time of the Walker
tariff to the day of the Payne-Aldrich
Reasons for Protection.
The tariff reformers, which means
practically an ot tne conservatives, aa-
vanced two reasons and one excuse for
their new faith In protection - They
declared it necessary to protect British
manufacturers from the competition of
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paid labor of other countries; they de-
clared it the part of wisdom to tax the
foreigner Instead of the Englishman; ; comparing iira mc "" .""",
and they said it was a substitute for the They were about equally divided In
land taxes and other objectionable fea- i opinion as to which country has the
tures of the budget. , higher prices.
In support of these doptrines, with One letter writer said that he had
amusing InconsIstenc5-. but not tWthout J lived in the United States with his fam
distinguished precedent, they appealed . r for 17 years, and that while he al
to the voters by speeches, by posters, J ays had his clothes made in England,
by leaflets and bv songs, to support ( because he liked the fit his old London
the Conservatives because Ihe Liberal tailor gave, him, yet he had bought a
government had taxed tobacco and beer. , suit of clothes in Atlanta Jor ?9.
t .,!., 1 which was perfectly good. He did not
Liberal Retort. j giye the Atlanta tan name and ad-
The Liberals, in opposing the protec- j jress.
tive idea, made the most of the proposed j Of course, each side has accused the
taxes on breadstuff, ana aevotea most .
of their argument to the cost of bread
'Tax landv not loaves," was the burden
of their sqng. "Tariff reform will make
happier dukes!" screamed the posters,
developing the charge that the dukes,
objecting to the tax on their lands,
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wanted protection m order to put the 1
tax on the poor man's loaf.
The Liberals shouted that England
had grown to be the greatest manufac- . dearer Uvlng. dearer dead; dearer whis
turing nation and the richest nation on j kj beer and &In ,s .hat vou get when
earth under free trade, and then, with ( the Ra(ls arc ln .-ote for j
that delightful inconsistency which
seems to attend both side of a tariff
fight, they declared that England was
a" ready ground into poverty by the
.landlords and could not afford to bear
another penny of taxation.
The Liberal speakers, could justifj
their demand for relief of the poor, and
maintain that Kiglish laborers were the
best paid in the v orld. all In the same
speech, without any apparent effort. The
Conservative speakers, equallj- resource
ful, found no o'filculty whatever In ex
plaining that a tariff duty on wheat
could not- possibly increase the price
of bread, since the tax is paid bj- the
foreigner, and in the same speech de
nouncing the government for Increasing
the cost of the poor man's tobacco bj
the imposition of a higher customs
United States for Proof.
The United States and Germany, as
the two greatest high protective tariff
countries, were used freely by both
parties to prove every side of every
question. The Conservatives said pro
tection would mean high wages and
plenty of jobs, in support of which
statement they referred to the work
ingnutn in the United States, always
with work to do and always getting fab
ulously high wages.
The Liberals retorted with the state
ment that the cost of living was so
high In America that the difference in
wages was really ln favor of the Fritish
workman, and denying that the Ameri
cans always had jobs. Some of them
went far enough 0 say tnat there were
fris many unemployed In the United
States as in England. To this the Con
servatives replied that the farms of the
south and wet in America always need-
ed laborers, thereby bringing down upon
BOS TON SILK MER CHANT
SAW IT IN SKY SCRAPER HERALD
DRA WN HERE BY AN AD
"I take your name from the 'Sky
scraper Editon of The El Paso Herald,"
writes George W. Carroll, a former silk
merchant, of Hartford. Conn., to Thurs
ton and Longnecker, public accountants,
of this city. The Hartford merchant is
not a subscriber to The Herald. He
merely saw the big edition as thousands
have seen it all over the United States.
Picking the name of the local account
ants from the advertising columns of the
edition, the eastern man writes them -or
Information regarding EI Paso, where
he says he intends to locate. His inten- j
their heads the wrathy demands of the
Liberals that the land in England be
opeued to opportunity for small farm
ers. Black Bread Question.
At the close of the campaign the
whole issue seemed to be centered in
the great black bread question. The
Liberal speakers and press charged that
protection would mean black bread and
horseflesh for the workingmen, as Is
eaten in protected Germany. Ignoring
the horseflesh, the entire Conservative
campaign took up cudgels in defence
of black bread.
A grocer, "by special appointment to
his majesty, the king," testified that
the king ate black rye bread. The
Conservative papers all said that what
was good enough for the king was good
enough for the likes of Lloyd-George,
and that that ought to settle it. But
the Radicals kept up the outcry against
black bread, and apparently the entire
Euelish oublic centered all its thought
I on the relative merits of wheat and rye
A feature of the tariff reform cam
paign was the opening of "dumping
shops" in various cities all over the
country. An empty storeroom would be
hired, and Its windows filled with all
sorts 'of imported manufactured goods,
all of which came into England free
of duty. The public was invited, by
placard, to estimate how much British
workmen got for making these Ameri
can shoes, or these German cooking
utensils, or this French fabric, and the
like. The argument was clinched by
placards showing how anany jobs would
be given to British workmen at so much
wages If all these things were kept out
by a protective tariff.
Theae "dumping shops" made a pow
erful appeal to the people, and they set
the other side wild with anger and de
spair. There has been a long campaign
of advertising in England in favor of
British made goods, and It has had a
nmfound effect. Everywhere one sees
appeals for patronage on tne patriotic
supporting home industries
.lM.fT1 J inhnr. The "dumo-
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1115 SIIUO l.isr. U.V..U... o w
Liberal,, Trick Tories.
In Liecester the Liberals played a
sharp trick on the Tories. They rented
thft unner story of the "dumping shop'
and covered.it over with placards which
explained the exhibits in the window
below to be a powerful argument in
favor of free trade- The voter might
stand outside, see the foreign goods,
and then by the two sets of placards
reach the conclusion that tariff reform
would either save or wreck the nation.
In London one "dumping shop" dis
nlaved a chair marked with a card,
) "Made in U. S. A." It developed that
the chair was of a particular sort made
only in a tactory in tne iiiiiikulo
TlPIIlUUrilUUU. HUlAUiliu .v
chair factory identifed the chair, and
forced the tariff reformers to take it
, t once fell ino dIs.
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Almost even' Englishman who has
' been In the United States has written a
i our 01 iiie wiuuuvi. Aii&w v. -x.
card to the newspapers, some time dur-
I lnsr this campaign for the purpose of
otner of au shades and degrees of dem
agogy, perhaps not without reason.
The Liberals used hundreds of thou
sands of a leaflet which read, after
giving statistics from various countries:
"Protection means less wages for a
lunger uaj s oitv.
And the Conservatives counted as
longer day's work.'
trump card their leaflet, which bore the
legend: "Dearer baccy, dearer bread,
reform. The foreigner pays the tax."
Tariff campaigns appear to be con
ducted on the same general lines in all
Tomorrow How the Parties Fight-
XEAV SCHOOL COMPLETED
AT MIDLAND, TEXAS
Merchandise Stock Is Sold and EiKrfct
Sections of El PaKO.CoHHty Land
Arc Included ia Denl.
Midland, Tex., Jan. 27. The new
$15,000 south side school building is
completed. Recently the board of trus
tees Inspected and accepted it. The
school roo mequipment of this school is
the very best that can be obtained. Miss
Myrtle Tanner, of Greeneville, Texas,
will be the principal.
Midland now has two public schools,
one private school and the Christian
Gary and Burns have sold their en
tire stock of general merchandise to E.
G. King, of Upton county. In the deal.
I'Mr. King included eight sections of
land Iif El Paso county, near Sierra
Blanca. The consideration was close
SIR AVIIjOAM TVISEMAX NOT
INTERESTED TVTTH PEARSON".
Sir William AViseman, of England,
denies that he is Interested In any way
with the Pearson roads. "Report has
had him very much interested; in fact,
it had been said he represents the rich
)English syndicate In this locality.
"Dr. Pearson and I are very good
friends, that is all." said Sir William.
xo he was not Interested in any railroad.
He is stopping at the St. Regis hotel.
tions were prompted by "The Sky
scraper" newspaper, for he says: "From
what I read in the same paper I have
the Idea that things are very much alive
Mr. Carroll writes on the stationery
of a firm bearing his name, but which,
he says, he has recently sold out. He
wants to locate In EI Paso, because he
fancied the outlook In the local business
world as described In The Herald.
This Is one of the many cases of
what a metropolitan newspaper means
to a metropolis yet unknown as such to
all the Torld-
Enthusiasm Over the Plan
to Build Up a Great Insti
tution in El Paso,
Further steps toward establishing a"
girl's school In El Paso were taken at
a meeting held yesterday afternoon at
the chamber of commerce.
The report of the committee on or
ganization, J. J. Ormsbee, chairman,
was accepted without amendment The
report recommends that the name of the
school be the El Baso School for Girls.
The school will be under the control of
a joint stock company, with $15,000
capital stock, this amount being con
sidered a sufficient working capital un
til such time as plans" are made for
permanent buildings. A board of di
rectors, of seven members, with tba
usual officers, will be elected by the
A committee to secure the necsusary
stock subscriptions Is to be appointed,
and that work will begin at once, the
capital stock being divided Into 600
shares of $25 each, subscriptions being-
made in monthly payments, beginning- l
The committee on location, L. E. Behr,
chairman, asked for more time In which
to prepare a report, as all the proposi
tions so far presented to the committee
have been based on purchase: and the
committee recommends securing tem
porary accommodations, by lease or
rental, for two or three years. It is
hoped tnat adequate and suitable build
Ings may be found, or may be built
for the school and leased to it until the
time for a permanent plant "arrives.
An extension of time was therefore
granted to the committee on location,
which will report at some future dateT
The meeting adjourned subject to the
call of the chair.
The discussion of the plans for the
school showed both Interest and cnnfi.
j dence in Its success. It is intended to
set rrom the beginning high standards
both for the work and for the equip
ment of the school; an adequate force
of experienced teachers will be secured;
special attention will he given to the
health and the physical training of the
pupils; great emphasis will he placed
on outdoor life, helped by an open air '
gymnasium, and, whenever possible, bv
conducting part of the school w'oric
also out of doors; and In all the ma
terial equipment and furnishing, as
well as In the work of the school, it
I will be the aim to make simplicity, sin-
I It d flneness characteristic of the
VE1 gchool toTrtenstl oZ tnd
Globe Flour, best by test,
and the payroll in El Paso.
WOEST FLOOD SINCE
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Chappelle, the most glerieH.s gem
Gothic architecture Ih France asi tie
lower floor of tke kisterlc CeBcierserls
Xotre Dame Is sarroaHded by -water
today and the crypts are flooded. Tke
rotten, palisade sack o He St. Leais
save vray and the sitaatioa la the Heed
ed qaarter sack of Qual Berd is crit
ical. DiiriBg- tke foreaeea tke Q.aai
I D'Ansterlitx embaakseat grave Tray
Trltk a roar, flooding tke iVell districts.
Tke water kas Hot yet reached tke Cata
combs where rest 6,000,000 skullm
At 'imes, FraHee, the Rkels Is rising
agrais. aad ira mease damage is belaxr
dose tkroHgkoat tke department of
At Ckariton, France, tke fined sita
ation continue critical. Biae jackets
and soldiers witb their canvass boats
and barjees rescacd 1500 imperiled citi
zens, from their crarabiin?; kernes dar
Injr the night, bat many refased t
Globe Flour, best by tesU
and the pay roll in El Paso.
DR. WTtAY'S MEETING IS
BRINGING IN MANY CONVERTS
The meeting at Calvary 'church, In,
which Dr. Wray, of Florida, is doin
the preaching, and Prof. Biankenship
is leading the singing, is continuing
with a fine attendance, and Is attended
There were several professions ot
faith In the meetings yesterday, and
two more candidates were received for
baptism. All those who have been
received and those who may hereafter
be received for baptism will be bap-
uzea at me ciose ot tne service Sunday
- The meetings go pn all this week.
Prof. Blankcnship trains his choir of
children from 3:30 until 4 every after
noon, and Dr. Wray preaches at 4 and
7:30 p. m.
ELECTS NEW OFFICERS
Courtland, Ariz., Jan. 27. The. Court
land chamber of commerce and mines
has elected permanent officers, as fol
lows: President, Charles M. McKean;
first vice president. E. O. B. Mann;
second vice president, Harry Locke:
third vice president, H. Meyers; secre
tary. D- E. T. Wilkinson; treasurer F.
Committees on membership and pub
licity were selected, and a committee to
take up the matter of securing an ex
perimental pumping .station, to be lo
cated at Courtland -as named.
Ziess we forget, let's keep our money
it home and still get the best. Glob's
RESOLUTION TO SHEAR,
CANNON OF POWER
Washington, D. C. Jan. 27. A resolu
tion providing for the reorganization of
the rules committee and leaving speaker
Cannon from that committee has been
introduced in the house by representa
tive Fowler, of New Jersey, one of the
original "Insurgents." The resolution
aims straight at the house organization
and would shear the speaker of a great
portion of his power.
It will pay everyone to wait for A?
doln's big Saturday sale.