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EI Paso, Texas,
March 14, 1910-1 2 Pages
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Big Deficit Threatens at the
End of the Present Year.
TO BE BEHIND
While school affairs are under dis
cussion, the matter of school finances
generally has been injected into the
It Is reported that the board will not
be able to get through the present year
without a deficit of something like ?80,
000 below the amount necessary to pay
bills. Last year There was a deficit
of half this amount and. according to
men as well posted as anybody outside
the school board, snstead of wiping out
any of this deficit, the board is getting"
in deeper every month.
No complete financial statement is
made by the board except at the end of
the year, but the people of the city
would be interested in a statement of
Just how the finances are being
handled and what steps the board Is
taking to introduce business methods
into the management of the schools and
recoup the school finances?"
There was a deficit of upwards of
$40,000 at the end of the last school
year and figures given from time to
time during the present year and tabu
lated by men who have been watching
the work of the board, indicate that
there "will be a serious increase In !5e
deficit at the end of the present year,
that instead of reducing it, the board is
allowing it to practically double.
The receipts available for the city
schools from all sources for the pres
ent year ought to be about $170,000.
and, from the way the money has been
spent and Is now being spent, it is eMl
mated by those who ought to know, thnt
the expenses will be over 200,000 Saiil
a good friend of the present adminis
"The school board ought to make a
statement, and show just how -the funds
are being handled. If the board is not
able to operate the schools with the
money that is being received for this
work, the public believes it should know
it at least, so that provision can be madp
for a larger appropriation if this seems
ts be the only remedy."
As a general thing, public officials
are supposed to administer public ar
fairs with the money provided for such
administration. If sufficient funds are
not provided it seems reasonable to sug
gest that the question be thro"wn open
for discussion, before heavy deficits are
1 OF SCHEDULE
Expects to "Walk 76 Miles
Today Started at Mid
night Last Night.
Dodge City, Kansas, March 14. Ed
ward Payson "Weston left Ingalls at
12:10 oclock this morning six days
ahead of schedule, and passed Dodge
City at S, having walked 27 miles in
seven hours. He expects to travel 76
miles before stopping tonight.
NO FURTHER DA5GER
FOR DALLAS PRISONER
Weatherford, Tex., March 14. Frank
McCue, charged with murdering Earl
Mabry, and who -was brought here for
safe keeping during the Dallas lynch
ing and riot over a week ago, was to
day taken by officers to Ft.- "Worth.
They say the danger of mob violence
U.S. MAY GIVE UP
MIGHT TRADE OFF WITH MEXICO
TITLE TO THE ISLAND
"Washington, D. C. March 14. Mayor J. U. Sweeney, of EI Paso, Texas,
and J. A. Happer conferred with prjes iuent Taft, regarding El Paso's claim
te the Chamlzal zone.
El PasoaBs do Hot approve of the dsire of the state department to relln
qaish "the Island" to Mexico, providing the latter abandons its claim to the
They want the president to request the state department to settle the case
as seen as possible.
Another proposition ifi reported to be nnder consideration together with
the exchange of the San Ellzarlo island for the Chamixal claims. This is that
the Samanicgo tract opposite "Washington park be included in the exchange,
It beiag granted to the United States Jn exchange for the lower valley Island.
This exchange, it Is claimed, would enhance the value of the SamaEro
tract to KBch an extent that the prrverty owners on the "horseshoe,", which
was formed by the caleff, would he more than willing to compensate the San
Eliza rio islanders for the loss of their land.
RACE WAR BEGINS AT
MEXICANS AND AMERICANS CLASH
FALFURRIAS, IN TEXAS
FalfHrrlL, Tex., March 14. Five Texas rangers are on guard here to quell
any riotB between 31exlcans and Americans which started yesterday when Dave
Dolan was arrested for shooting and killing Baltizar Garcia, a Mexican.
Following the killing of Garcia, the 31exicans armed themselves and threat
ened violence but the authorities prevented a clash.
Dolna was taken to Corpus Chrlstl and with the arrival of the rangers,
the town Is today quiet, hut resentment on both sides is not dampened and only
a leader is lacking to precipitate a fight.
MORE RANGERS WANTED.
Austin, Tex, 3Iarch 14. Governor Campbell received three more telegrams
today suggesting that additional rangers be sent "to Falfurrias, where Mexicans
and Americans nearly clashed yesterday. None were sent from here, and the
governor snys it will not be necessary to send more.
SAFELY IN JAIL.
Corpus Christ!, Tex., March 14. Dave Nolan, foreman of the Santa Rosa
ranch, whom a mob of Mexicans at. Falfurrias sought yesterday after No
lan had killed Baltzer Garcia, Is. safely in jail here and refuses to discuss the
affair, except to say that the killing was done in self defence.
The Supreme Court Compels
Them to Handle It Below
Oost Other Decisions.
"Washington, D. C, March 14. The
North Dakota coal rate law of 1907 was
today held constitutional for the pres
ent by the supreme court of the United j
States despite the claim of the railroads
that the law requires the transportation
of coal below the cost of services.
Paper Company Loses.
. Justice "Wright today dismissed the
action brought by the "Valley Paper com
pany, of Holyoke, Mass., against "the
Joint printing committee of congress on
the grounds that the paper company's
bid was illegal in form and did not
comply with the regulations as set forth
by the committee.
The case at one time threatened to de
velop into a contest of authority of the
judicial bench government over the
Sugar Trust Case.
The supreme court of (the United
States today declined to vacate the writ
of error Issued by justice Lurton -ia the
case of Charles R. Heike, of New York,
an official of the American Sugar Re
fining company, who was denied Immu
nity by the lower federal courts from
prosecution on an indlcitment charging
conspiracy to defraud the government
in connection with sugar weighing
frauds. Heike claimed Immunity on the
ground that he has testified before the
Standard Oil Case.
Found by the lower courts to be "a
combination in restraint of trade," the
Standard Oil applied today at the bar
of the supreme -court of the United States
to make final argument against its dis
solution under the Sherman anti-trust
The government was present to insist
on a decree of enforcement of dissolu
tion. The proceeding is the outgrowth of
years of investigation of "Standard Oil"
on the part of the government.
The defense is representted bj- John
G. Johnson, John G. Mllburn and D- TV
On the government's side were attor
ney general "Wickersharo and Frank B.-J
Kellogg, who has fought the case irora
Forestry Matter Cecided.
By an equally divided court, the su
preme court of the United States today
affirmed the decision of the federal
court of California, which held the graz
ing of sheep without permission on for
est reserves was not a violation of the
By a divided bench, four io four, the
supreme court of the United Staites to
day affirmed the decision of the lower
federal court holding that the separatet
shipment Is a proper unit for assessing
penalties under the 28 hour law and
not the train.
"WOODS COUNTY VOTES
OUT "WHISKY TRAFFIC
Mlneola, Tex., March 14 A
recount of all votes from every
precinct in "Woods county shows
that prohibition carried in Sat
urday's local option election by
exactly 137 votes. There is no
Exact Nature of Banker's
Injuries Described by St.
HURT AT ALL
St. Louis, Mo., March 14. For the
first time since he was nearly slashed
to death by Jack P. Cudahy In the mil
lionaire packer's home early last Sun
day morning, Jere F. Lillis. the banker,
has made a statement.
Lillis declared that the chauffeur
aided Cudahy from start to finish. Both
were in their stocking feet when, they
surprised Lillis and Mrs. Cudahy, who
were sitting on a divan talking of a
commonplace matter, Lillis says.
It was by arrangement with Dr. Sam
uel Ayres that a Post-Dispatch corre
spondent visited Lillis and examined
He found the following wounds, and
each one was explained by Dr. Ayres:
One long cut on the left side of the
neck, beginning below the ear and run
ning up to the mouth.
Threa or four small knife wounds on
cheeks one on the left side of the face,
where three stitches were taken.
Contused and lacerated wound on the
lower lips where the flesh Is loose and
the teeth) broken.
Contused wound on. the bridge of the
nose, evidently made by the heavy
searchlight lantern that Mrs. (Cudahy
says her husband used in assaulting
Two slight cuts on the outside of the
right hand. One cut on both thighs,
each four inches long.
Three cuts on the right, leg, below the
knee; cross cuts on the front of legs;
There is no other wound or scratch,
all reports, rumors and surmises to the
The banker said nothing during the
time Dr. Ayres and the reporter were
examining the wounds. "When the ex
amination was concluded he smiled as
much as the contusion on his lower lip
would allowtland said:
""Well, do I look like I was a dead
"It's just been brought to my at
tention recently what everybody is say
ing about the way I've been carved up,"
said he, with a faint grin on his bat
tered countenance. "Isn't it funny what
ridiculous stories are going around
about a thing of this sort? People
never stop to Investigate or search for
reTiaVble sources, for their information.
They just hear a story, believe It, and
that's all there is to It."
Got Horrible Beating.
"Did you ever have two men sneak
upon you and take you unawares?" he
asked. "Well, if you never had that
experience you don't know how to ap
preciate the beating I got. They came
upon me from behind. Evidently they
were in their stocking feet. Mrs.
Cudahy and I were sitting on the divan
chatting about some commonplace sub
ject, when all of a sudden I heard an
oath, and the next thing I knew the
searchlight lantern got me just over
"Did the chauffeur seem to take a
prominent part In the attack on you?"
No part of LHlis's anatomy has been
seriously injured and within a few
days he will be as sound as ever.
Not Vitally Injured.
"You came with Dr. Ayres," said the
patient to the Post-Dispatch corre
spondent, "and I want you and him to
examine me carefully. This trouble is
bad enough, without the public beifcg
misled Into the belief that I have been
Beginning at the patient's head, Dr.
Ayres and the reporter -went over Mr.
LHlis's body, examining with care each
cut. And when they concluded, there
was not a single wound that could be
characterized as serious.
OLEO BILL PUSHED OFF
ON SIDETRACK IN CONGRESS
Washington, D. C, March 14. Repre
sentative Burleson today confirmed tho
reported effort to sidetrack his oleo
margarine bill by the house agricul
tural committee. Burleson lays the
blame on the dairy interests and de
clares he will continue trying to get ac
tion on the measure.
CENSUS SUPERVISOR DIES;
EDITOR TO GET PLACE
Austin, Tex. March 14. It is reported
that G. "P. Roach, editor of the Wil
limson County Sun, of Georgetown, will
be named to succeed T. L. Wren, census
supervisor of the 10th district. Wren
died yesterday, aged 72. He is past
grand master of the Texas Odd Fellows.
WOMAN RECOVERS FROM
ILLNESS: DIES SUDDENLY
San Antonio, Tex., March 14. Re
joicing over her recovery from a long
illness, Mrs. Carolina Carewaged 24,
was found dead in bed this morning
although she retired in best of health.
A husband and two children survive.
Khartoum, Egypt, March -UCol. Theodore Roosevelt and party arrived here at 5 oclock this afternoon. The
former president received n most flattering reception.
Roosevelt was dressed In n khnkhl hunting suit and wore a white helmet. Snrronnding him. ere members,
of the sirdar's staff. The recognition of the American was the signal for a burst of cheering thnt continued as the
vessel slowly found her pier. Col. Roosevelt raising his lint repeattedly and smiling.
Upon the pier Col. Roosevelt was pressed by an enormous crowd, all anxious for the nearest possible view,
but his escort waved him from any possible discomfort. He was at once escorted to the palace of the slnlnr, at the
steps of which he was received by high Soudan officials.
Within tho palace. Col. Roosevelt received all Hie higher officials of tho sroveriiment. He then hurried to the
railway station to meet Mrs. Roosevelt and Miss Ethel Roosevelt, who arrived, on tho train shortly after five.
Officials of the city had so arranged affairs that this family reunion, after a year's separation was In strict
This evening no. ne will be permittedto ditnrb the privacy of the Rooievelts.
Tomorrow n round of entertainments and sight seeing will begin.
Cut Coupons From Herald
and See Opening Bill at
Crawford This Week.
ON" EACH EVENING
The first two performances of the
vaudeville season at the Crawford wil'
be given this evening. This is also the
first of three nights at the Crawford at
which Herald readers can secure ad
mission to any part of, the house for
ten cents. AU others will have to pay
the regular prices. Following Is the
Malcommis, novelty juggling act.
LaMont Bros., comedy singing and
Haughton and company, trick bicycle
act, bv three persons.
Grace Huntingtbn and company (three
people In a comedy sketch "Why He
To all The Herald readers this bill
will be offered for ten cents (to any
seat In the house) if tickets are pur
chased at The Herald office and the
purchaser holds coupons clipped from
the paper today or Saturday. To
everybody else it will be 10, 20 and 30
The second coupon is printed today.
Cut it out. It is worth 20 cents to you
If you wish to see the opening of the
vaudeville season at the Crawford.
Tickets must be bought at The Herald
office if the coupons are to be used.
They are not good at the Crawford box
office. To obligye members of "The
Herald family" who may wish to attend
the first performances tonight. The
Herald office will be open until 9
oclock this evening, so that patrons
can bring In their coupons and get
tickets up to the time of the second
performance this evening. -
Two performances will be given
nightly 7:45 and 3:15 and The Herald
tickets will be good for either of these
performances on either Monday, Tues
day or Wednesday evenings or at the
It Is going to be the policy at the
Crawford to keep open house and pat
rons are welcome to "come when they
wish and stay till they are ready to
go," as long as the show lasts.
The opening bill looks like it was
going to be a splendid one. Cut out
your Herald coupons and save money
when you see it- It pays to belong to
"Th Herald tamily."
IS IN A BAD WAY
Original of the Stories That
Have Fascinated Many a
Boy, Is Dying.
Venice, Cal., March 14. Richard Bol
lock, the original "Deadwocd Dick." is
seriously ili here at the home of mayor
Eskins, who was his subniessenger 20
years ago on th bullion run between
Lead, S. D.. and Omaha.
Bullock Is G5 years old.
HELD FOR WIFE
Belton, Tex.. March 14. John
Pa gash, wanted in Illinois on a
charge of murdering his wife
and child, who was arrested by
deputy slieuff Fisher yesterday
at Cenaville committed suicide
by hanging in jail at Rogers
early this morning.
PROHIBITION FOR HAWAII.
"Washington, D. C. March 14. The
Hawaiian prohibition joint resolution,
amended so as to eliminate Its objec
tionable features, was passed today by
Boise, Idaho, March 14. An entire ramlly composed of Wra. ThonI, vrlfe
and two grown daughters, -was burned to denth early this morning In a fire
which destroyed their home on a farm six miles west of Twin Falls.
It Is believed the house was robbed and then Met on fire to conceal the
Two men were seen riding in the neighborhood shortly before the firo was
Thoni was a man of considerable means.
GREAT RECEPTION AT KHARTOUM
Cincinnati, O., March 14Industrial peace or a nation wide strike will he the outcome of conferences and com
mittee meetings preceding and during the international convention of the United Mine Workers here this week.
.... . ... i. -t, workmen and mine owners, arriving here today sought the mem-
itccogmzing tne impunniice v.
hers of the subscale committee of the
or should not be granted.
The subcommittee had Its first
Cattlemen Roast the Gover
nor for Not Being Present
at Their Convention.
DID NOT MEET
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Fort Worth, Tex.. March 14. Mayor
W. D. Davis in making an opening ad
dress at the convention of the Texas
Cattle Raisers' association today, warm
ly criticised governor Campbell fjrfr fail
ure to attend -the convention as he agreed
to do, and said 'the killing of a Mexican
by an. American at Falfurrias vas a
Governor Haskell, of Oklahoma, at
the last moment advised that he was
unable to attend.
Goteruor Shtillenberger, of Nebraska,
was on the platform, and anade the first
formal speech. He was loudly cheered.
Cone Johnson and William Polndexier
are here with large following3. The
Poindexter club with 600 delegates came
up from Cleburne. R- V. Davidson has
not arrived so far.
O. B. Colquitt Is expected to arrive
Louis J. Wortham filled governor
NEGRO ROBS LONE
WOMAN; INJURES HER
Kansas City, Mo., March 14. An un
known negro entered a grocery store
kept by Mrs. Mary Albert, a white wo
man, on the outskiPts.-ofJKansas City,
Kas., today and, after slashing the wo
man's throat with a razor, robbed her
oi several hundred dollars and escaped.
Mrs. Albert was fatally injured.
CHICAGO ATHLETES WIN.
Milwaukee, Wis., March 14. Honors
of the indoor championship meet of the
Central association of the A. U. IT., were
captured by the Chicago Athletic asso
ciation. With great ease the Chicago
ans finished with 4S points credit. No
tre Dame was second with 33. Hyde
Park High, Chicago, was third with 14.
The world's record of 6 2-5 seconds in
the open 60 yard dash was equaled by
James Wasson, of Notre Dame. The
record was also equaled by "William
Martin, of Notre Dame, in the trials.
BASEBALL MAN DIES.
Denver, Colo., Marcn 14. Col. John
L. Rogers, of Philadelphia, former part
owner of the Philadelphia National
club, died at the Brown Palace hotel
here yesterday. An attack of apoplexy,
aggravated by the high altitude, caused
death. Col. Rogers was taken ill on a
trip to see his properties at Alma. Sur
viving are a widow, five sons, and two
daughters living in Philadelphia. The
body wiill be sent east.
ANGELS LOSE TO SOX.
Los Angeles, Cal., March 14. In the
seventh Inning, good stick work
brought three runs to the White Sox No.
2, winning by 4 to 2 over the Los An
geles team, Saturday.
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central competitive field,
STRIKE ORDERED ON
UNION LABOR MAY PULL OUT MONEY
THE COUNTRY'S BANKS
Philadelphia. Pa., March 14. A strike
declared against the banks is a new
wrinkle in the labor warfare. This new
nove of the labor leaders in calling up
on all working men and women not onij
of this city but throughout the coun
try to withdraw their deposits from all
banking Institutions and thus deprive
the capitalists, they say, of one weapon
with which to fight organized labor is
being watched with great interest.
Bankers admitted today that the move
would be a dangerous one if unanimously
carried out, but they do not believe
unions will be successful in causing
a very general withdrawal of deposits.
The Rapid Transit company operated
almost the regular number of car3 to
day. The cars being generally patron
ized. Interest in the general strike today
centered In the ability of the labor unions
to hold the striking workmen together
and prevent a break as predicted by the
employers aud cty officials.
Morning reports showed that while
some men did return to work after a
week's idleness, there was no Indication
for a general break, but on the other
harad some unions which had hesitated
about joining the sympathetic strike
cast their lot today with the strikers.
The Traction company declares that
the strikers are annoying the women
of the city and prints the following
advertisement In all the local papers:
"War on women Failing in the at
NEW YORK TOWN
HAS COSTLY FIRE
Blaze Bums Several Big
Buildings and One Man
Jamestown, N. T., March 14. Begin
ning Saturday night and ending this
morning, Jamestown was visited by a"
series of the most costly fires It has
ever had, resulting in a total loss on
$S005000. the death of one man, and the
serious injurs of three others.
John Hanson, captain of fire police,
was crushed to death by a falling walL
The buildings destroyed include the
Gokey factory building, the Gokey
business block, the new Sherman house,
the Erie hall block and the J. F. Briggs
The guests of the Sherman house had
time to leave the building, but there
was no time for saving property.
The burned district includes a large
partion of two squares in the center
of the city.
Hh PACKERS MUST
Trenton. N. J., March 14. Jus-
4 tice Swayzee, of the New Jersey
- supreme court, announced today
j that he will sign an order applied
J for by prosecutor Garvin compei-
J- ing the National Packing coan-
& pany and other big western meat
f- companies to produce their books
before the Hudson county grand
SALOONS MUST OBEY
EMPLOYED TO PROSECUTE, HE SAYS
LA W SAYS VIC. MOORE
War Is to be made on saloonkeepers who violate the law, and persons In
terested in the enforcement of the statutes have secured Moore aad Moere t
Accordingly this morning, the flrn sent out 35 notices to salooakecpers
stating that If they violate the law by selling liquor on Sunday or after
hours, permitting gambling In -their places of business or allowing wouea to
loiter about, they will be prosecuted and their licenses forfeited.
Victor Moore said this morning: "We intend to go after them aad If ne
cessary will take tho matter of Issuing licenses up with tho coatroler aad pre
vent the issuance of licenses to men who violate the law.
Mr. Moore declined to say by whom he had been employed.
Washington, D. C, March 14 The
bill was reported to the senate today
senator Beverldgc, who said it was an
And this coupon, if exchanged at The Herald office for
a ticket, will admit one person to the Crawford theater
(any part of house) on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday
night or for Tuesday matinee, to witness the opening of
vaudeville at that theater. The commit must he ex
changed at The Herald office. They are not good at the Crawford
box office. All persons buying tickets at the box office will pay 10c,
20c and 30c. With Herald tickets you get any seat in the house fox
10 cents- Two performances each evening 7:45 and 9:15 but "you
can go when you please arid leave when you get ready." The tickets
are good for either evening. Remember this.
with arguments as to which Increased wages should
tempt to Induce our power house and
shop men to leave their posts, strikers
have now begun a systemtatic cam
paign to intimidate and harass the
wives and families of our loyal em
ployes. "Strikers call at the home3 of men on
duty and frighten women by threats of
violence; men ring .the bell at our em
ployes' homes and when answered by
women they are told: Tour husband
has just been talien to the hospital."
"Until dt Js discovered that nothing
has happened there is a period of agony
and suspense. The children of our rata
are terrorized by the same method
Storekeepers axe threatened with vio
lence if they sell food to the families
of the men at work.
"It Is by these methods of -warfare
upon women and children that the
strikers hope to retrieve their defeat,
but we have not discovered a single-
j Instance where the wives of our loyal.
men have not stood as itrcniy by their
husbands as the men have stood by
"Our purpose In publishing these facta
Is to secure the cooperation of tha pub-
He In the protection of the families of
our men, and to announce that the com
pany will pay $50 reward for informa
tion upon which arrests can be made
for acts Intended to Intimidate or ter
rorize the families of our employes, or
to prevent storekepers from selling
them the necessaries of life.
"Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co."
NOW IN HOSPITAL
Aviator Who Was In El
Paso Injured in ."Fall at
Seattle, Wash., ENIarch 14. Charles
K. Hamilton, the aviator, had a narrow
escape from death here Saturday.
'In-making one of his famous- Hamil-
ton glides hV approached too- near the
surface of the lake at the Meadows,
where he was giving an exhibition be
fore 10.000 people. The biplane struck
the -water, the lower plane was im
mersed, the machine turned completely
over and sank Into the water.
Hamilton succeeded in freeing him
self from the rigging of the airship
and swam to the shore, 20 feet dis
tant, where he collapsed before assist
ance reached him. His injuries were
not thought to be serious, although he
went to the hospital suffering from the
Hamilton was not seriously hurt and
will fly over Seattle this afternoon.
Twenty thousand paid a dollar admis
sion to the meet yesterday to set him.
but he was unable to go up on account
of his wrecked machine not having?
LEADS BIG BOWLERS-
Detroit, Mich., March 14. William
RIchter. of the Chalmers-Detroit team,
of Chicago, now leads the individual
play in the American Bowling con
gress. He jumped Into the lead Satur
day night by bowling 692. This series
puts Richer In the lead for the grand
average prize with 1884. Richters 693
has been beaten only once in the his
tory of -the American Bowling congress
tournament. Archie Wengler, of Chi-
cago, rolled 699 In 190S.
Arizona and New Mexico statehood
from the committee on territories by
entire substitute for the house bill.