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L PASO HERALD
Wednesday, April 27, 1910.
Says They Have Attempted i
to Shirk Eesponsibllity!
And Make It Appear That
City Was Negligent Ses
sion of Council.
Aside from the discussion and action
on the water rates, the ciby council
transacted hut iittle business today. The j
bissioii was It'te m opening, owing to
The fact that the mayor was y con-" j
lerring with representatives of the water
company over the increase in rates.
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The .mayor took a ran at the county
nimssioners on the pauper question,
ihe session ol t4ie council opened at,
10:25 and city cierx Mcuiee deived into .
the mysteries of 92 pages of minutes.
omiitiug the mayor's message, which cov-
ered 30 pages.
Alaj-or Sweeney then stated that he
had a bill irom J. 1. OKourke lor work
done last September, tiie work having ! ,lot a remedial measure but a prevent- ! aU j? the sccretary'of the interior to
o,! in 20 He then stated that ', v nn ThP tiecranhers on that road ' "ay the necessities ot t'he.LnsJe dam lr-
;c nr-nrl- w5i lone- -i.firer the citv black- ;
unitli shon had been established but ;
sugjested that it be paid. Alderman
Hobinsou made the motion to pay it,
which, was carried
Tae Dav Designated-
The mayor then presented his proclam
, - z -m o .. -k. jtr ?, :
tiie Y W.C A T5iere was nonobjection '
Thn followed WeporL of officers,1 The device used b-v the Pennsylvania Padfic Gas and Electric company en
ueith the TnSLtant attorSw nor ! J a Be" invention, and Is call the Gill I tered a .protest. The hearin- s set for
neither the assistant cnj a" "" Selector system, though experiments -r-v in Both Qide mnv he heird
rhe c3nef of uolice havins any report to ( . .i ' ..? -,.. - -iaJ XX1- DOtn siaes ma- De "eara-
ma e -rr ui.
The Citvs Healtli.
City health officer - H- Andersons
report for the week snowea a touii wi
37 deaths of which nine were Americans i
and 28 Mexicans; 19 births, of which .
nine were Americans and 10 Mexicans; j
six males and 13 females. i
The rases of contagious diseases re- i
ported existing were: Whoopinr coun, ;
2- malkox. three: measles, rfa; scar- ,
let fever, two; diphtheria, one; ty.pnoia
w j ,- , - - -!!
fever, seven. One hundred and ninety-
l7?MttlP, 28 hons: 44 calves; 130
, ; ' , .c ' j. j on Twvnnlii
shefep; 3 pounds of meat and U pounds ,
of fruit and vegetables condemned.
Sewer Work. ie !
Sewer commissioner J W. naaiocK (
weekly report showed 800 feet ot sver ;
Said in blocks 49, 50 and 1 f4st. &l ',
x - ;;li;,,rr -im ( line Ot IHU ieet. ,
x u. 11111.1.. -r . - .- ,
14 men nvorkin- on sewer m Detroit!
street, Highland Park; 10 men at work
-putting in pumpimr lant and prpe at .
outlet in Rio Grande; 10 plugged sewers '
one inspections were niaue oi iiiea. in.- j -"f- " " """' . "f " tne
kets; 135 of dames; 26 at siaugnier t -"- ?-"" . x. . " , cials'
. - -. . , -j J i trie train riicnatphor at J. iocirail n -o11 !
ihoiises- 47 iruit and vesetauie stores auu "- - ,7 ----"- "-- v.v... u .. stone
SSS: 27 siSurante four bakeries; I the stations numbered 5. S and 10, he J
cleaned; seven y s put m; 6V mannoies hook.
and flush tanks examined. J The telephone is being used on the
The sewer commissioner addressed an- j Pittsburg division, the Delaware dlvis
other communication to the council in , ion and on the Jersey and Seashore di
which ihe requested permission to erect j vision of the Pennsylvania, a total of
a plain box Iiouse at the pumping plant. 1 about 800 m-.es. Experiments so far
Tins will cost $100 and -will he of suffi- have proved more than satisfactory.
zi. -, -fn .j-ffnr1 rvino- Quarters for o
The pimTper; who will remain there at all j
tnnes. , t !
v;.ni' i.nnnrc I
frr. wi o onrvli
Alderman Romnson reported an apph-
cation from Albert Btiquor, a r 1 year old
boy, to run Ms-father's automobile, wluca j
was granted. . I
Alderman Hewitt recommenaed tne :
crantinj' of permission to erect an elec- j
don at 113 South El Paso street, j
which was aPProvecL . ....
TTe ilso reported that he is iiavmil
thefire uL-ltVinia and Rio Grande 1
I 2f .Jived across the street so it will
streets moved across e.c
iHft ill lmni OI I'JiK i"C " , -- - 1
o,- Ke .lea-Tied there
tst - .Timririal Ownership.
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The citizens commitL. v - r
entered a protest against the passing or
any ordinance increasing the vater mtes
and Stating that they believed munici
pal ownership the only f0"00
i l-5 a ol-v f.Tif the reO-
n"ater .quesiiou auu. - -"-
-nle be allowed to decide whecner a cxm
tract IS XO c e"-ci-u. "" ; - i
,raer company. This was signed in ,
41 -d :,o A Dr. T. A. Jiray.
itayor Sweeney ordered this placed on
Then the mayor said:
"Last week xbe county commissioners .
court met and considered the city and. ;
county paupers, it- is r o.j -- , n,j,eiiuj.-jns. ine operation was a suc
the countj- must in' future eare lor all ( cess and Mrs. KingSras reported to be
A the time I became udge of El .
'- county in 1902 the county was sup-
wrting all paupers and su-iort-iiuj a pest ,
house County finances were m nau
condition. I had an interview with B. F. ;
Hammett, linen maytr, and 'he agreed to j
take care of paupers an tee citj i
months or less.
-The statute of the state piac, w
,tire responsibility on the counts the
ciU- is net required to care for any.
"feiie time aeo tue diurden ueoame .xoo
great on tne county ana it closed the ,
Stv out entirely from the county hos-
itaL I then infoi-mea the county judge
ihat the city would no lonrer care for
"The aty nas oceu jj o,uu '
$20,000 a year for the care of these ,
'-jlie trouuie arose ut;i u, uiu. ui ?uj
the county arguing that the city was not f
doin"- its part-
" Resents County Action. i
"The city is now in a good condition !
fiTinnrfflllv and if the finances are !
iruarded the taxes will gradually go J
down. I want to resent the imputation j
of tie county commissioner, that the city i
'-Every sick.and indigent pauper in El j
Paso irrespective ot me lengtn ot time
he has been nere is enunea to meaicai , t
'The commissioners Have cast reflec- j
tions on this city council while they J
themselves have shirked their duty and
now thev must attend to it."
Tli n..far -frintor was taken u-n at I
STORK LEADS GRIM
REAPER IN TEXAS.
Austin, Texas, April 2S. Texas' vital
statistics for March, announced here
today, show 4764 birth, and 2748 deaths
during the month. Thirty-two sets of
twins was born. Pneumonia caused
571 deaths; pellagra eight; there were
25 suicides, and 137 accidenta.1 deaths.
Eleven persons were over 98 years, the
oldest being Mary Carney, a negress,
SUSTAINS FATAL INJURIES.
Hillsboro, Texas, April 2S. Henry
Hohoe was probably" fatally injured
here today He was -thrown beneath the
wheels of a wagon by the team of mules
he was driving. Three ribs were brok
en and he sustained Internal injuries.
The Pennsylvania Railroad
Finds the System Most
It is a curious coincidence that ihe
telegraph operator himself is indirectly
responsible for the revolution that bids
fair to make junk of the telegraphic
paraphernalia used in connection -with
The Pennsylvania road officials were
nT?heB"e5eSraph operars forget-
ter Tvage3f shorter hours, etc, was at
its height that a strike of operators
could come, near to rendering a rail-
rQad anJ to ,ook abouj.
Th PeunsWvania sytem nGw leads
in this and -s fast settingr in
shape to cut lot)se from the telegraph
altosetner and dispatch all its trains
by telephone, according to an official of
that road now in E1 pa;0. The in-
t i- -. A. A A a -.-V j- -n V r rr 4-Q
talation of the telephone, then, was
arp amonr thft highest naid in the coun- i
try and an increase of 6 percent in
wages will be made on May 1. I
Even on the Pennsylvania, the tele-
Hi. i xii u i-A-w m -win I
not be removed until the results justify j
, rofld in flisrardfriir the telecraoh
the road in discarding the telegraph .
instruments and then the employes will i
instruments and then tlie employes Win i
not De deeply affected, as many will be ,
ctic uu ueiu& LUiiuuticu nun o.jjc oo.nu-
wich device, of the Samdwich Electric
s.nmn n ccnrv, th ts-l- ti nu
systernt a conductor may communicate!
vitu the train dispatcher by phone at
statfed points along the line where
phone booths are Installed, or he can
connect his caboose phone with the wire
at any point. '
The various stations along the line
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are numbered, the distinctive feature :
01 tne iui system is tnat tne train ais- ;
ji .. -., . I
patcner may communicate wun seven
lunlcate with several
stations at one ana tne same time, a ,
"a s?r n6, connection as in
xne case OI an exenange. i.ne connec-'
llQn ould bg reglstered on a dial and ,
fche hand of the Tesister culd move to ;
5, hesitate, and then move to 8 and 10.
He then coinmunicates into the trans-
mitter and g station farthest away
would repeat the message. The bells in I
,v. -fi ; u t t : 1- '
i.wc oLawuiio in iuc uim.es rf.ie ii-iucii
sonse, calIed Uie iIoore soaR and
there is no possibility thPt .hey will not
be heard, as a bell continues to ring un-
til the receiver has been taken off the
MEXICO Gliu. 3iay
L.OSE RIGHT LIJIB.
Ywieie Paatoya, playing Under Frelsrht !
Cars in e Yards, Sus-
taJns Serlous Injnrle;
The imputation of the right limb of
Tsieie Pantoya, a rexicau girl 8 vears
old who was seriously injured In' the j
Santa Fe yards Wednesday afternoon '
about 6:15 oclock, anay be necessary ;
Th? .little irl -was Paying under a j
freight car heedless of the approach of
a switch engine, which bumped into trie )
string of cars standing in the yards.
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3IAXY PEOPLE ARE NOW
PREPARING FOR SU3IMER TRIPS
A" liiuicuLions are
The Indications are that the summer
tourlst travel to 4;ne east m be un j
large th-ls j-ear. The summer j
rates on the railroads to the east do not
go into effect until June 1, but already
many inquiries are being received at
the railroad offices. From 15 to 20 in-
quir;es a day are reCeived at the office
uj. jiib seiiera.1 pa
MRS. F. B. KIXG UNDERGOES
OPER.VTIOX IX EL PASO
Mrs. F. B. King, wife of superintend- J
southwestern, was operated
cal hospital Wednesday n
-" -'"b j- i-jie wesiem aivision or tne
on at a lo-
uuiiib mceiy rnursaay morning. Mrs.
King's mqther Mr.-.
Austin, TexaX is wit
s.&x&x.!t .BKiSR ARRIVES
FOR TEXAS CONSUMPTION
Por the first time Jn &e srQ(moTv q
e present T. & j. travelino- freiTht
agent, a train load, of beer was imported
Thursday mornin-from an eastern point, j
Hovever, only a few of the cars were !
for local dealers
Pfi--f .f ii o.tv1i. . r
W3s for Arizona -.nrl W -rm ntJ '
but the part of the - fc . ;
for California- I .
OFFICIALS GO WEST.
pnvaie cars oi a. c James, of Nev.- i
York City, lrst vice president, and G. !
F- Hawks, general superintendent of
uie ouuiiihcc..:. ieit tn- union sta-
tion at netfn Wednesday for Douglas,
Ariz. Mr. Hawks returned to El Paso
on the car "San Pedro" Thursday
Another indian chief has gone to the,
happy hunting grounds. The indian
bead whicli so Ions: frraced -the trade
mark of "the Southwestern route on the
";" "Ji j
is now being painted off the
bcadI nd t
beards and the new trade mark substi-
ITALIANS TO CALIFORNIA.
Two cars of Italian laborers passed
through El Paso Thursday en route
to California from New Orleans.
ABOUT RAILROAD PEOPLE.
Special agent R. J. Snowden, of the
Santa Fe. was ii the city Thursday.
Special, agent Walters of the South
ern Pacific, was in El Paso Thursday.
Torreuce Ewitt, of Topeka, Kansas,
is in the city, registered at the St.
Charlie Conlan, road master of the
S- P., went west Thursday morning on
tho Sunset limited.
W. C McCormick, general agent of
the S. P. at El Paso, left for Albuquer-
QUe Wrlnidnv afternoon. 4
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Frieght and passenger agent Cun
ningham of the G. H., left for Chihua
hua Wednesdaj- afternoon.
W. J. Riehl, claim agent of the Santa
Fe, -with headquarters at Albuquerque,
N. M., was in EI Paso Thursday.
J. G. Mann, a brake man on the G. H.,
left "Wednesday for Valentine to re
lieve the switchman at that place, who
is on a leave of absence.
Vice president "Walter Douglas, of the
Southwestern, left Wednesday at noon
on a special train for Bisbee, Ariz.
L. Kleberg, chief electrician of the
G. H., left for Austin. Texas Thurs
day on a .'50 days' leave of absence.
T- C. Terry and J. C. Van Meter are in
El Paso en route to Mexico, where they
are employed by Mexico Northwestern.
They have been on a two weeks' vaca
tion in the state of Oklahoma.
Mrs. Jennie Barkis and children ar
rived Thursday from Salt Lake City,
Utah, and will make El Paso their
home. Mrs. Barkis is a sister of U. H.
Allen, car inspector of the G. 11.
E. A. Taftt formerly agent for the
"Wells Fargo company at Bisbee, Ariz.,
has been named city agent of the com
pany at El Paso and has assumed his
duties here. Mr. Taft was at one time
route agent for the company in Arizona,
BURGrES AND HOLT
ISTo Definite Conclusion Is
Beached Regarding the
Washanjrton. D. C Anril 2S.H. B.
! Holt and R. F. Burjres explained in de-
ngation project. -o definite eonclusioa
was aecmea on, out vney win nave tur-
was decided on, but they iv
Several Democratic senators are press-
jincr fctr on oo-rlx vfft - 4iTr miliwiJ "Ktll i
in order that the statehood bill mav be i
taken im. DeWtn CnrnPron ,v,n
taken up. Delegate Cameron explained i
Jbefora .thA house tprritnrips' pfnnmit.foo '
JDOTOTe .TJi House, temtnnes' cmnTrnttw
ihis bill to permit Phoenix to -nrchase an S
ARIZONA TAKES PRECEDENCE IN
PROSECUTING IMMIGRANT FRAUDS
Chinaman at Globe Convicted of Imper-
sonatino- Countryman Chinese .
Local immigration officials are inter
ested in the result of two cases in -west-
-WW -. lWW
erndistects, one of which is a parallel
0 ft. recent exse before the rlifnVf oi,rf
,n ,;- r.;f
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The first fevorabe decision reeardin?
ail mwHtant law, iirom the ofii-
pomt of ticav, occurred at Tomb-
Ariz., iwhere a Climaman was con-
uid ften'feneed nn A-nril 9.R .n coh'a
Mr fr l;" ," L
:r: -'r: r rr,. 7. "" ,-wo.v.n
citizenship identification papers made
out tor another countryman. An almost
identical case presented by the local
district attorney was quashed at the
present session of the El Paso court.
Ralph K. L. Obnklin, a Chinese in-
r..4-sr. 4- C . , ,, ,.t:.j v. !
ept-cvi iio ou i-iesv, . Jiiuiua-tuu. UY
a coroner's jury for the killing of Gre-
jrorio Espinora. smu?tfer of contraband.
Chinese- TOie killinE: occurred April 20.
The finding of the coroner's jury imme-
diately released the official.
BIG FOREST FIRE
$ BURNS IX ARIZONA. $
Tucson, Ariz., April 2S. -
Fire is raging in Temporal -
canyon in the Santa Ritas. '&
Eleven hundred acres are
burning, and 50 men are fight- -
There is a strong wind and -4
danger of the entire forest be- -
ARGUMENTS FOR XEW
trial tv nxTAr.v. tttt-
TRIAIi IX DAMAGE SUIT.
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Attorneys for the EI Paso Electric ,
railway presented their arguments for
new trial before judge
it. T-t. o.i m j,
JJ exit; t-intcu jtai-co wisui i. iiiuiduu.
morning n the case of Lillian Heath
against the Street Railway company.
-which resulted in a verdict of $25,000
for the plaintiff. Tne arguments were
not completed at the Thursday morn-
Ing session because 'of the Introduc-
tion of the supplementary report ot j urged that Cloudcroft be made the Ten candidates names were present
the master In chancery In the water i summer capital of El Paso. "There is ! ed to the convention when the nomina-
case, but will be concluded Friday
Federal Court Over.
Judge T. S. Maxey, who has been j
here for the April term of the federal '
is arranging to leave for his
home in Austin either Friday or Sat-1
urdav evening-, having finished the I
work of the term.
Defective Flue Cannes Alarm.
The fire department responded at
12:50 Thursday to an alarm sent in
from Prospect and Putnam streets. A
1 defective flue in the house at the
southeast corner of the streets was
discovered. No damage was done.
Charged With Stealing Hay.
Jesus Mendoza was arrested bv
, J .!,?".
on the char;
e of theft
"nL f Sfv
is alleged to have stolen
bale of hay from a saloon in East
McKn'-M cWer rferk n thJ
D id nlZjlte
a.iV.c. ....... w. , .u..iu iiujjj'
i San Antonio Thursday morning, wher.-k
tjon The chief clerk
-F0VICJB TO TUE. LOVELQRrt -"BertAMIM
IS 500N GOriG To
DV0T A COLUMN To THIS
Sosr of txiBBL-F- seMD m
i foE. ADince
St ' ' u, j
2 , - S'
TH Ppcnancj Are Urffed to I
l -fa-SOcinS LG UICU UU
Make It El Paso's Sum
mer Capital; Everybody Is
Urged to G-o There.
A Cloudcroft love feast was what
the business men's luncheon devoloped
into Thursday. VThere was no prear
ranged program for the luncheon and
no speeches scheduled
Instead, D. M. Payne, as president , suimiier colony of teachers would event
of the chamber of commerce, called for , uany -mean a summer normal at Cloud
volunteer speakers to discuss the ques- ' cr0ft.
tion why "Shouldn't El Pasoans go to ; H T Ponsford, talking on the sub
the coast resorts instead of to our own jt 0f cloudcroft and El Paso ks
resort at Cloudcroft?" j places to rear babies, said that he had
This? did not develop any answers as nrn here 13 year?: as-o when his oldest
no one volunteered to speak on that
phase of the question, but a number of
speakers consented to talk about the ,
reasons why El Pasoans should go to ,
Cloudcroft instead or to xne coast re
sorts. H. B. Stevens gave a number of good
reasons why El Paso people should go
to Cloudcroft instead of to the coast.
"The anoney that goes out of here to
California is gone; it never comes
back," he said, "while the money spent
at Cloudcrofe comes right back in. the
purchase of supplies in this city. The
.1Im. ; -j,,;- oc: "nn inH there are J
JSuw Cl"&roft th re are M
11?, "her J " onV ght as 4eU i
rhrcw uo one's hands and let them take 1
the money, as they are going o get it !
I -why we
There are many good reasons
should not go to Cloudcroft.
"When a man goes to Cloudcroft he can '-
I be there with his family and cam spend ;
I the Saturday and Sunday holiday with j
! them even when he is working at home
i during the summer." !
. California and Heaven,
"T ji.l-wn.vs rireamen that California
j was next to heavon" Fred- "W. Freeman -
said In a little talk about Clouderor. I
"but I went last year, and if hell is i
any worse than California, the incentive
is great for leading a righteous life. I :
never saw as many bunco games in any
in6, LSoaJ te nfffiren Si ??
do not know the difference between a j
the white man. There is no reason why 1
g should iro to California excent on i
SJ"1" e bauUngnd I touM
"f hlL SDOUJe bfths all summer !
rather harc sponge baths summer
" -u &w .u iuuiiuo, j. iioci xu.
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mit SQme crime in Texas.
,T . -.r
TT T STotor j r1rrtoi o1 imnrA on-T
tafnmeni d nmnspmmt .-.t P.ionrJ-
oroft to hold the men there who wish
sWething doing an -the aime, and also I
not much to do at Cloudcroft," he said,
"A good deal of work Is needed there
to--make Cloudcroft what It should be.
There are 5000 tickets sold out of EI
Paso for California resorts each year,
and this means half a million dollars of
tsh taken from our banks. A great
many or tnese people leave without j
paylngr their grocery bills. It is a pure
business proposition and we must do
something to keei that .money here.
We should also encourage more amuse
ments at Cloudcroft.
Men Like Amnvement-s.
"I know several families who are go
ing to California this year because the
iheudo not like it at Cloudcroft. It is
our proposition to take hold and get
under this matter and remedy this trou-
ble. It is mv net hobhv ro s.. Clonrl- :
U a. miu. wp' ii J1 I
h kii htiii i ri wiiiii mrncr n z l.' i t
p,c o i., i,.. ,T. "-",',
. ... , VVUQC CU1U
O tliere IOr awhUP fiHPh -v-nr nnl Qtav
fornix a ha m htmti.t.-i.n.ch,i.
I three -weeks, even If
! California later.,. We
three weeKs. even if he does go to
fllf?rn t It r" "Sl.,t ,t0 .male
udcroftt hthe sumTOer capito1 of this
tmiujics UDDaDcr on const
J. A. Wright, of the Globe anills. also
serious opera-, spoke on the subject, asking for in
has completely formation abouf .th rnt?ii nri f
tages and the number to be obtained j
FOR BENJAMIN T0DAY-BUT WAIT!
.- f T Ed liA- (JUST "FftLi-. OPF THIS s ,. . - , tTTrnrtor
( Aa M 1DBAU ? s HAV AH exCOSs) JSlW tIBj
liS9lle Iw IL
a Millionaire nag run
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TWIN SCREW -STEA2 VACiTT
,' 7? , nio SI: thl
formerly lived in California, gave the
results of Jus experience at ixng jtseacn,
where he said it was possible to ob
tain cottages furnished for light
housekeeping for the summer at $15
a month. This brought out a discussion
of the facilities at Cloudcroft, led by
H B. Stevens, who is familiar with the
D. M. Payne announced that there
were at least 2U leacners in me cny
sChools who were planning to spend the
summer in Cloudcroft and said that this
did was 5 years old, and that he had
reared a family of eight In El Paso, and
that his doctor bill for the children had
not been $50 for the entire time.
In Indiana Democratic Con-
vention, Former Chair
man Is Downed.
Indianapolis, Ind.. April 2S.
By a vote of SSS to S85
the Indiana Democratic con- --
vention today adapted a propo- -
sltion made by governor Mar- -
shall that the convention
should endorse a candidate for -
United Sta-tes senate. -
This was a defeat for "Tom" &
The convention was one of the storm-
ever held in Indiana. The vote
taken after the leaders of the
party of both sides had been heard.
John E. Lamb, one of the candidates for
United States senator, made an argu-
ment in favor of governor Marshall's
"l"' , , r
When he declared: "I am eternally
lT.' .....1 - .,,-.-- . .,. i
e r'""!" ai,u e,8a-mree oeie- j
from Us and Marion j
county' amon& whom sat Thomas Tag-
arQSe ,n their places wUh hoot3
and hisses. Sixty delegates from
Terre Haute and Vigo counties,
Lamb's home, retorted with cheers.
The other delegates took sides and
crowded to the aisles amid the utmost
confusion when the result of the vote
tion for senator was asked. On the first
ballot, John TV. Kern led with S03
votes. Taggart second with 228. Nec
essary for a choice, S74.
John TT. Kern was nominated on the
fourth ballot. '
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WOMAN ELECTED SCHOOL
TRUSTEE IN SEW MEXICO.!
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a w , v f Pnlf 8;rS- 3Trary !
A. Wilbank of Flora T ista. San Juan ;
county. i$ the first woman ever elected ;
school director in ew Mexico, accord- I
ing to the election returns filed today .
with superintendent of public instruc-
uwii o. w. viA... ""'";. ocuciftj
Frank W. Clancy only recently cave
jVs op5nion that Vomn are7l
..T. .. " r,, x- r-. ,. ."
ever -has two wonrsn
county school .'
IN MURDER CASE
Fort Worth, Texas. April 2S. The ar-
guments in the case of police captain day afternoon that he had arranged to
T. N. Blanton, charged with killing . give Louis Lamar hU release as second
Cruce Britton were commenced by dis- ; baseman on th local club. Failure to
trict judge Swayne this morning. Tho be amenable to discipline was given
case will go to the jury late this after- i as his reason for the move by the mana
noon. The defence makes the plea of I ger. Earthman will be sent back to
x',;.v .- x; t ... r. t v .-& mme j- ci-i i
John Jacob Astor Will Ride
at Sea in a Palatial
New York, X. Y. April 2S. Col. John
Jacob Astor N. Y. Y. C. lias purchased
the twin screw yacht, the Noma, from
the estate of William B. Ieeds through
the agency of Messrs. Tarns, Lemoine &
Crane, of this city..
The Noma is in the Marine Basin,
Ulmer Park. South Brooklyn, and will
be thoroughly overhauled and refitted
for service dur-ms the coming season.
The Noma is a palatial craft. She
was built by the Burlee Dry Dock
company, of Port Richmond, S. I., in
1902, from the designs and under the
supervision of Messrs. Tarns, Lemoine
She is 252 feet over all, 226 feet on
the water- line, 23 feet 6 inches beam.
18 feet 6 Inches deep and 14 , feet
Her shade deck extends the whole
length of the house. The forward part
Is spacious and entirely clear of sky
lights. There Is a chart and sitting
room. 20 feet long and. 10 feet wide,
i 9n tOD of which
is the navigating
j bridge. At the after end is a woman's
sitting room, xn leei iuii& mu ; ieet
6 Inches wide, in which is an orchest-
inuii tun uy eiccuiuii.
with screens are found
at the after
end of this house.
CREDIT MEST MEET
j TO ELECT OFFICERS
A MembersMp Campaign Is
Planned and Delegates
Mar Go to ISTew
The annual meeting of the El Paso
Association of Creditmen was held
j Wednesday night at the chamber of
j Commerce. Officers were elected andvj
some routine business transacted. It
J was decided to increase the membership
I during the coming fiscal year, as there
are hut about 30 mpmhprs. The lnrnT
J organization may send delegates to the
t n-.tinr.ni onnrontinn of rTr nrionnc
j The officers elected were President
! james -V dick vice president S j'
j Freudenthal; treasurer. H. S. Christie;
directors. J. A. Krakauer. Louis Good
I man AV L Toolev tv s rmmhio
tne board of directors, which body will
appoint a secretary.
, -- vn nl? TnnivrTQma-
lIAYOK OF DEWlSOK
ASKED TO RESIGN
Petitions Circulated by Citi
zens as Kesult of Firing
of Citv Collector
Denlson, Texas, April 2S. Petitions
are being circulated and signed by citi
zens here today calling for the removal
from office of mayor A. TV. Acheson.
For nearly a year the mayor has-been
trying to dismiss A. P. "Wood, city tax
assessor and collector, but the other
1 Bj-k -- ci-iT- rvo .4 Virt avm t -. m I 1
u"" "- " lu""'" "ave
refused to concur in tho dismissal.
n Tuesday, Wood was notified by
the mayor to turn over hia book
and money to the city treasurer and
to vacate the cIty halL No reason s
&iven for the mayor.s action it ,s M
It is known that Wood di(1 not support
Axhncnn It, tho loc
i , i. , v"""""e."
'tfer lIlt' " cause m cnarter. xwen-
y percent or tne signatures of voters
are necessary to oust a member of the
commission. Feeling is high.
LAMAR TO' BE
GIVEN HIS RELEASE.
Manager Harbuck announced Thurs-
lue e&ALi-Y 'feel, scoy
FfcC TH& Dac,AnjD He HAS
MutF& AtiD -SIGHT CUUiGK
TAKE THE STAND
I He Will Probablv Be Called
Some Time This Week;,
Washington, D. C, April 2S. The
j Ballinger-Pinehot investigation com
j mittee today denied by a vote of six to
three the request of attorney Brandels
for the original or all letters from the
I attorney general to the president bear-
ing on the former's summary of the
Glavls charges, dated Sepiemoer 11,
The Republican majority by this vote
defeated an attempt of the "prosecu
tion" to prove the contention of the
attorney general to be guilty of mis
representation in antedating a sum
mary of the Glavls charges prepared
for the president and in'evidence before
George Otis Smith, director of the
geological survey, was under examina
tion at most of today's session. He was
Questioned at great length regarding
the conservation of water power sites.
Secretary Ballinger and land commis
sioner Derfnett wiK probably appear be
fore the Investigating commltte this
week or next
Attorney Vertrees said today he
thought it probable one or both would
begin 'testimony this week.
Removal Sale Snvder Jewelry 0.
SEWERS IN JUAREZ
Council Has Voted $20,000
For the "Work Hospital
The work of installing a much need
ed sewerage system In Juarez will be
gin next month. At a recent meeting
of the common council "it was voted
to raise $20,000 which will be deposited
in the Banco Central. Interest o'f 1 per
cent will be paid by the custom house
at Juarez. Contracts will be granted a
Mexican contracting company of the
City of Mexico, the Compania Bancaria
de Fomento y Bienos Raices, S. A. Also
it was decided to name the new park
after Juarez, as originally Intended, in
stead of after Hidalgo, as suggested.
Jefe politico Portillo is hurrying
completion of the new city hospital.
He expects to complete the work withiq
a month. The hospital will be for muni
cipal and pVivate cases. It will con
tain two large dormitories and a num
ber of private rooms.
PLANS MADE FOR LAYING OF
COURT HOUSE CORNERSTONE
Demlng Chamber of Commerce IwHeg
Descriptive Booklet on Valley
Laad Sale Reported.
Deming, X. M., April 28. At the
meeting of the board of directors
of the chamber of commerce, the en
tertainment committee was instructed
to proceed with the arrangements for
the proper celebration of the laving of
the cornerstone of the courthouse.
The publicity committee was instruct
ed to proceed with the preparation of a
booklet concerning Luna county and
hare 10,000 copies printed for distribu
tion. The bonds of the secretary and
treasurer ivere fixed at $1000 each
Tom Aiken has bought the 320 acre
ranch of A. J. Bryce 12 miles east of
town There is one reservoir on this
ranch that contains 10,000 gold fish and
E. H. Bsckford, of ihe Rio Mimbres
Irrigation company, has returned from
BIG FORGERY IS
DETECTED IN TIME
Archer City. Tevas, April 2S
forged check for $1760, -was cashed
nere yesterday afternoon by the Powers
State bank. The name of Lee Bear
den, of Orney, ras signed to the paper,
which was afterward -proved to be
forged. The man whogot the monev
was arrested at the TVichita-Falls and
Southern station but refused to give his
3IRS. ROBINSON, OF WACO,
HEADS WOMEN'S STATE PRES?
Houston, Texas, April 28. The Tex
as omens' Press association at the
morning's session of their state con
vention today, elected Mrs. Fred Robin
son, of Wacor president, and Mcs. Wil
liam Christies, of Houston, vice presi
dent. Other officers will be elected at
the closing session this afternoon.
TEXAS BOYf HAS CLOSE
CALL IN BOSTON FIRH
Bdston, Mass.. April 28. Edward H.
Robnett. of Tyler. Texas a student at
Tuft's college, narrowly escaped In the
flames late yesterday at Medford. Rob
nett, the students and professors were
fighting a fire at the home of pro
fessor Henry Glass and the Texan was
overcome by smoke and severely cut
about the head and face by broken
glass. He was dragged out of the blaz
ing home by companions and will re
cover. RAILROADS VIOLATE LABOR LAW.
Austin, Texas, April 28. Attorney
general Lightfoot today ruled that the
railroads violated the 16 hour labor
law when they require engineers and
firemen to water engines after working
their full time. The ruling was given
upon the request of labor commissioner
Removal sale Snyder Jewelry Co.
Are you contemplatiite a
HIJNTrNTG or FISHESTG
Are vou intavpstprl in
Ir so write Traffic Department
Mexico SDrlhwestarn Railway
Trains leave CIt'DAD JLAREZ
aiondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:
1:25 P. M. (Mexican time)
1:Q0 P. M. (El Paso time)
DAILY SEBVICE From
H. C FERRIS, General ITanager.
T. K. RYAN, Traffic Onager.