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Wednesday, May 4, 1910.
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The Waterworks Issue
A PROPOSITION to issue $1000,000 in "bonds for waterworks as suggested by
the mayor is calculated to complicate still further the waterworks situa
tion. The alternative before the people of this city was plainly set forth by ex
governor Sayers in his report to the federal court. It is a choice between two so
lutions, one to purchase the present plant at a fair valuation; the other to raise
the rates so as to enable the present company to borrow money for extensions and
improvements and carry out its contract with the city.
Any suggestion of an independent competing plant, whether built with puDlic
funds or by a private concern, is idle talk in view of all the facts in fhe situation.
The issue is clear cut ana why should the city government take any action to
cloud it' If the proposed bond issue is to build an auxiliary plant as suggested by
The Herald for high pressure fire service, flushing sewers, sprinkling streets,
watering parks, etc., that is feasible and proper; Tmt it is not timely, and the in
jection of this proposal into the present situation merely makes a fair, early, and
rational solution of our great problem the more difficult.
Let the question go before the people in the shape of an alternative oetween
the purchase of the present waterworks on the plan proposed by mayor Sweeney's
second water commission, and the, raising of rates according to the report of the
aster in chancery. There1 is no reason
SlSSaiicea at the present time.
Mx The Texas bankers will go to school
ffiSgtixne tte Hves of mast of them' the3r
'MCf tends west of Fort Worth, and that there
- JsF&agebrush, sand, lizards, and red indians.
fegir County judge Eylar, in speaking of the problem of the "dope fiend," suggests
&vfih&t prosecution of those who sell the drug might help. Certainly this is the first
frlfjitep that should be taken towards discouraging the practice. It is easy now to get
jN?h5M&fo- :-j. :; x,c -mnvi- -mtr stnTe Some nruestores undoubtedly make a
re of their profits out of this ugly
dulgence should be put out of business,
.-o -u,..- KTar
New Mexico's Mistake '
project will inevitably mean that Colorado will bo strengthened in hex cam
paign for controling the entire flow of the Rio Grande from its mountain
If upper Hew Mexico should carry her point in this unfortunate controversy,
she would be one of the worst sufferers, because her strongest argument would be
turned against herself by her neighbors in Colorado.
The deepest underlying principles of irrigation rights are involved in this case.
The government ias appropriated for the Rio Grande project all the unappro
ved waters of the Rio Grande and until the Kio brande project is iuuy sup
Sitliere can be no release of any part of this appropriation.
the fact be clearly- understood by
being deprived through this prior
formerly made any use of. The
tfcSect the water that neither New Mexico
e people or upper iew joiexico unaerstooa tne situation cetier, tney wuuia not
.tinue this damaging agitation.
ome weeks ago the school board authorized a local firm of chartered account-
Sto audit the accounts of the public
ered bythe auditors. If the report is unfavorable to the present school board, its
suppression by the board can be easily understood.
. . ?.. 1
THE "Citizens" candidates ior scnuui uusca "uc .mu j "r'-
tative group of men of all political faiths, business and professional callings,
and religious beliefs- Their nomination was endorsed by a mass meeting of
over 100 representative citizens who came to the meeting of their own will and de
sire to promote the best interests of the schools and not at the behest of any po
If the school board were sincere in desiring no politics in school management,
it would;" have gone no further than to have secured the nomination of other good
citizens, so that from the total list of nominees the voters might select the indi
viduals best fitted for the places.
Every move made by the school board, and those who direct it politically, has
tended to emphasize the fact that the real management of the schools is political,
-and ikat the object of the opposition ticket nominated after the "Citizens' ticket"
was named is to secure to the ''ring" the political control of the school board for
the next year.
TfcPrA is room in El Paso for a strong, hieh class athletic club. It needs
barmonv. cooperation, and organization to
ut ' Vbe3efit the entire community, and to establish amateur and prof essionrl sport on
a sounu ivvlxu&.
OW many more years are going to
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A Bad Grade Crossing - H
crossings between Main and San Francisco streets at Durango street and
the county road crossing, ate properly graded and paved? The condition
down there is not only scandalous in a city that claims to be progressive, but it is
also exceedingly dangerous. ,
There is a great deal of traffic across there now and the tracks run criss-cross
at various grades with no decent crossing and with absolutely no protection from
passing trains- Improvements have been going forward on both sides of this dan
gerous crossing. San. Francisco street is paved, Franklin street is graded and im
proved, and the county road is in much better shape than ever before. This long
crossing, however, has never yet been fixed up.
Ifo further delays on the part of the railroads should be tolerated by the city.
The unimproved crossing is a dangerous and costly obstruction.
Sixteen children appeared at the baby clinic on, the opening day. Five of the
babies were so sick that their cases required immediate visits to the homes and
special care by the district nurse. The work just inaugurated to "save the babies"
will bring tangiWe results-justifying its steady extension- The work cannot be
continued thromgkjthe hatisummer months, however, unless public contributions to
the fund contialjg Jhejfcfciiaren themselves ought to be interested in this work.
Any contjjbutisaflwfniitter how small will be welcome and will help to carry the
why any otner question snuuia ue ;uw-
in El Paso next week, and for the first
WlU Degm 7
is something else out this way oesiaes
business. Such centers of criminal in
unless they exercise more care in dis
TJa - rrn wifh Tl T?ift Gmtl rip reclamation
all that upper .New Mexico and Colorado
appropriation of any water or any right
government has taken for the Rio Grande
nor Colorado ever ias used in the past.
schools. So far no report has been rend
L-.4ni TTftrt frmtTtlto TTT 3 TflTrACOT.
promote general athletics in a way to
be allowed to pass before the railroad
febfo, jtY LUCK IS FIERCE," in anguish wailed the man who forty times had
fI failed; "the gods that guide poor mortals' feet have soaked me often,
" and repeat. All things upon this whirling sphere go wrong end fore
most when Fen near; if I had luek like other guys, you'd, see me like an airship
rise; I'll bet a twenty-cent cigar I'd 'hitch my wagon to a star." I've noticed hat
the men who fail spring that old story, wont and stale; they
nnror .1io-nJ wmi mif. fjbp t.rnf-.h - Tiav Tifivpr wiv: "I failed, tor-
soBbh, because I am
work; Fd always let
ride, or watch an organ grinders tricks, or mss uauiuiu. i
politics. Good Honest Toil may be the rage; I passit up, at
evrey stage; the bread of labor makes me ache; Fd rather shake lihe dice for cake. '
The hard luck yarn is always known wherever has-beens meet and. moan. The fel
lows wiho are sawing wood, and baling 'hay, and making good put up no quitter s
sob or worse, when they encounter a reverse; they take fresh grips on life and
climb, and get there somehow, every time.
Copyright, 3910. by George Matthews Adams.
(From The Herald
Scholars Prepare to Graduate;
Boys Swim in Reservoir
The members of the Christian church
held an ice cream and strawberry fes
tival at the home of mayor Campbell
The Coldwell-Lohner breach of prom
ise suit was given to the jury at 3
o'clock this afternoon. "
A party of Xew York state business
men, known as the Stevens party, came
up from Mexico this morning and left
for the east.
Criminal cases for the May term were
set in the county court this morning.
Tomorrow the civil docket will be
Friends of the 11th cavalry band are
raising money in order to make a pres
ent to the soldiers in appreciation of
the concerts given -while liere.
The Texas & Pacific train was two
hours late this morning, being delayed
by a dead engine on the Iron Mountain
Engineers Smith and Campbell, of the
Corralitos road, have sent the plans to
New York for approval. .
Outside Schools Advocated
by the Society for the Pre
vention of Tuberculosis.
Washington, D. C, May 4. At a
meeting of the beard tf directors today
the following officials of the National
Association for the Study and Preven
tion of Tuberculosis were elected:
President Dr. Wa. H. Welch, Balti
FJrst vice president Dr. Victor C
Vaughn, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Second vice president Dr. George
Dick. New Orleans.
Secretary Dr. Henry Barton Jacobs,
Treasurer Gen. George 3L Stern
berg, U. S. A., retired. Washington.
v Many Affected Children.
Every city should have one or more
outwr schools, declared Dr. Henry
Farnum Stoll, of Hartrord, Conn., in
a paper today before the sociological
section of the association. He recom
mended such Institutions for all deli
cate, so-called scrofulous or anaemic
children, and those with tuberculosis of
the bones, who are now in ordinary
schools. Ho advised also the universal
use of the skin tuberculin test in the
kindergarten and lower grades to detect
cases of unrecognized tuberculosis.
Dr. Stoll declared that 20 to 40 per
cent of school children in large cities
are infected with tuberculosis. This in
fection took place usually in the home
and not in the school, but the badly
ventilated school room, by lowering the
child's vitality, allowed the germs to
In proof of this statement Dr. Stoll
referred to 147 children recently exam
ined by him, in which the question of
exposure to tuberculosis in?the home
was very carefully investigated. By the
TiinrnPiii npin rno 1 sp &f nr RID
I UdEHGULDSIS run M Ur Sin
GITY COUNCIL OlSGUSSiNG WATER
Mayor Koblnson and the members of the city council have been In con
sultation Wednesday relative to a Tyoter works proposition to be presented to
the people for their decision by vote.
The mayor declined to make publicwhat the proposition ic, statins: that It
Tvill have to be sifted and some plan arrived at Tjefore It can be given to the
public, thoush he expected that some plan mlpht be agreed upon before nlffht.
FOR TAFT BILIiS
CongressRomping on Some
1 of Hi! Measures Re-
Washington, D." C, May 4. Several
administration measur(esj are having a
Serious time over passages Many changes
will be made in the railroad bill- .in
Notwithstanding reports that It may
be dropped 'entirely, a railroad bill w.ill
bo sent to the president before ad
journment, but ha may veto It.
The house post offico committee is
holding up the postal savings biy. The
committee has fears of drastic amend
ments and' is watching the result of
tho railroad bill.
The antiinjunt,tion bill will have
The statehood bill? have the support
of the regulars, insurgents and demo
The house bill was reported favorably
by the senate committee, providing that
public lands, where z state or territory
o'Ar; inds in national forests or in
demnity selection is not fully exercised,
they are authorized to make indemnity
selections In other national forests of
lands of Tike quantity and value.
4 It also reported favorably the Cam
eroon housejbillf granting a- section to
a dizzy shirk; I hate to buckle dawn to
my business slide to take a joyous motor
of this date, .1896)
The city council meets tonight in or
der to again consider the water ques
tion. The graduating exercises' of the High
school class will be held at the opera
house on the evening of May 27. The
graduates are: Misses Mamie Blacker,
Mamie Spencer, Iallie Smith. Maggie
Hyde, Margaret O'Keefe, Philena Hub
bard and Messrs. Owen White and Al
The school board meets tonight.
Five boys were arrested this after
noon on a charge of bathing in the city
First sergeant Henry Newman, of
Troop A, stationed at Fort Bliss, ha3
been honorably discharged, after 30
years of service.
Australian Billy Smith leaves tonight
for New York, where he will endeavor
to secure a match.
Metal market Silver, GSc; lead,
$2.9Q; copper, lOc; Mexican pesos, 53c.
usa of tuberculin it was ascertained
that 79 per cent of the children from
tuberculosis homes were infected, as
against only 26 per cent of those from
supposedly healthy homes. It was also
found that 50 per cent .of the frail chil
dren from healthy homes had the germs
of the disease, but that only 13 per cent
of the robust children from similar
homes were thus affected.
Roughly speaking, 25,000,000 people
hav.e been forbidden to expectorate In
public places, and In 1909, only 34"21 ar
rests for violation of these antl-srfit-ting
.ordinances were made. This fact
indicates to Robert J. Newton, secretary
of the Municipal Commission on Tuber
culosis, of St. IiOuis, thatthe laws and
ordinances forbidding spitting are not
enforced except in a few cities, and
there only occasioinally.
Mr. Newton's paper on "The Enforce
ment of Anti-Spitting Daws," read to
day before the sociological section of
the association, was based on a careful
study of the laws and ordinances, to
gether with the methods of enforcement
in 74 cities and seven states.
ScTf York Started It.
The first anti-spitting ordinance waB
passed by New York city in 1896, West
Nowton being the second city and Sac
ramento, Cal., the third.
Out of the 3421 persons arrested, 2912
were .convicted, one in every seven
escaping. The total fines paid were
54,100.87, an average of $1.35 each.
"If you have to spit, don't spit In
Buffalo," says Mr. Newton, "for it may
cost you $25. The cheapest place to
spit is In Indianapolis, where people pay
an average of 78 ennts. New York
comes next with an average of 91 cents,
in Baltimore, Pittsburg, Kansas City
and Spokane, $1.00 each." Mr. Newton
considers the small fine of $1 to $5
more effective than the larger amounts
the Lowell observatory in the Cocon
ino national forest.
ELKS TO ENTERTAIN
Will Hold Reception on Next
Monday Evening in the
Monday evening El Paso lodge of Elks
Xq. 187 will be the host to the bankers'
of the state.
The members of the Elks' ledge to
gether wibh their waves and friends will
receive the bankers who will arrive here
Monday ofiterncon to attend the Texas
Bankers' association meeting.
The ElksJ club will be decorated in
(honor of the visiting -bankers, many of
whom are meraibera of the order, and a
special program of anusic will be given
dirrintr the evening.
This will be the first of a series of
receptions which are to be given by the
El Paso clubs to the city's guest3 dur
ing bankers' week and" exalted ruler
Walter Scott and the committee in
charge of the arrangements is making
an effort to make itsone of tie most
WEDNESDAY GAMES POSTPONED.
Bos'tbn at Philadelphia, In the
.American league, and Philadelphia at
Boston In the National. Cold weather.
MONEY AND METALS.
Xevr Yortc Quotations.
(By Associated PreaaO
New York, llav 4. Money on call
Prime mercantile paper, 5 5 per
cent. Closlcc Quotations Today.
Bar silver, 5414.
Desilverized lead, $4.304.40.
Copper, standard spot, ?11.9012.20;
July, S11.90 12.20.
Spelter (St. Louis quotation) $4.95.
Mexican dollar., I4c.
Current Smelter ftnotatlosx.
(El Paso Smelter.
Bar silver 54
Copper wire bars (cts. per lb.).. 12 9-16
Copper Cathode (cts. per lb.)... 12 7-1G
Lead (London sales prices). 12, s8, d3
Lead (New York sales prices.)... .S4.50
(Douglas Smelter Quotations.)
Engineering and Mining Journal,
Bar silver 52.73
NEW YORK LISTED
(By Special Wire to The Herald from
H. H. Bru Co., Globe. Ariz.)
Amalgamated cv. 6614
Amer. Smelters 75 Y2
Colo. Fuel & Iron 36
Erie Ry 274
M.. K. & T 40
M!o. Pac 67
Rock Island 44
Southern Pac 121 Vi
Union Pac 179
U. S. Steel, com 81
BOSTON LISTED STOOKS
(By Special Wire to Tea Herald" rroin
H. H. Bru Co., Globe. Ariz.)
Ariz. Commercial 1314
Bost- Corb 10
Calumet & Ariz 58
Copper Range 65
GIroux : 67
Greene Cananea 7
Nevada Con ig f
Niplsslng 1 10'
.North Butte 30
Old Dominion 33'"
Sup. & Boston 9
Sup. & Pittsburg 11 u
U. S. Smelters, com 40x4
Utah Con 204
Utah Copper . 42
(By Special Wire to Tne Herald from
H. H. Bru Co.. Globe, Ariz.)
Ariz. -Mich., pt pd 30c
Cal. & Montana '.'.'.'.'. 85c
Chino Cop. Co 10
Chemung !!!" 10
Chief Con is:
Ely iCent ....'." 90c
GilaCopper '.'.'.'.'. 5
Goldfield Con ,... . 73?
Inspiration Cop :..'....t.6 13-16
Live Dak Dev xiV
Masoj- Valley ...:...- iZf
Nat. Mn'g. Exp "" 35(f
New Keystone 3
Ohio Copper ..!i13-16
Pinto Copper ic
Ray Central 915.
Ray Consolidated '.'.'.'.'" 17 rf
SanAntonio, pt pd 7
Shattuck , ..".." 95
Superior & Globe, pt pd. ."..".." 32c
Galveston Spot Cotton.
Galveston, Tex.. May 4. Spot cot
ton steady; middling, 148; today's
sales, 355 bales.
hit esse mm
m It THE.
Evidence Collected and Pub
lished in Herald Causes
The case of Johnny Pruitt, charged
with selling pools and taking bets on
the races, the charge preferred on In
formation printed In The Herald, was
given to a jury in county court Wednes
The original complaint was aban
doned for a new one, containing three
separate counts against the Apex bar
tender. The new complaint charged
pool selling, receiving a bet, and trans-'
mitting a bet.
Dan Jackson, attorney for the de
fence, came near shedding tears in
making his plea to the jury. But he
made little attempt to show lack of
evidence except In two regards. "Did
the horse Gypsy King run at the Juarez
race track?" he asked, going on to ex
plain that unless prosecution had
shown that the particular horse ran,
there was no evidence that gambling
chances had been taken.
Attorney Robert T. Neill. who as
sisted the prosecution, held that he
running of the horse made no differ
ence. "The bet was taken and the
offence was thus committed," he held.
Evidence 1 Assailed.
Attorney Jackson asked that the jury
leave the room, and then made a mo
tion to have the case dismissed on the
grounds that evidence was not shown
regarding whether the horse Gypsy
King ran at the Juarez race track.
Judge Eylar overruled the motion and
the jury returned.
Solitary witness in the case was Tim
othy G. Turner, a Herald reporter, who
testified to placing a bet at the Apex
bar on February 15, the $1 being le
ceived by Johnny Pruitt, the bartender.
As evidence the witness offered two
receipts, one made out for the horse
Gypsy King, and another for the horse
Lady Esther. Turner told of going to
the saloon in company with Regi
nald Warren, also a Herald reporter
at that time; later telegraph editor of
the Times, and -of being invited to
place a bet by Pruitt.
Attorney Jackson moved to have the
Lady Esther receipt, made out for
Warren, removed from testimony, as
STOCKS AND BONDS, COPPERS,
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS,
LIVESTOCK, WOOL AND COTTON.
Demand for Nevr Crop.
New York, May 4. There is a good
demand from certain spot houses for
new months market, not especially ac
tive aithnnirh th tone is steady with 1
the late session being rather dull and
featureless. The bulk of the business ,
is being done by professionals. Rains
are reported falling over portions of
the belt today.
New Orleans, La., May 4. With rain
reported over a portion of the bottom
belt, and promise of. more, and also a
promise of rising temperatures, the-cot-ton
market ruled easy and practically
lower today. The local market opened
about unchanged and ruled easy. Vol
ume business small.
Spot Cotton Wanted.
Liverpool, Eng., May 4. There is a
fair demand for spot cotton today, and
the total sales of 8000 bales was made
on a basis of 37.96 for American mid
dling or $15.92 in American values. The
imports are 17,000 bales, including 16,
100 bales or American cotton. Futures
opened quiet and steadj-, unchanged to
one English point lower.
Grain and Provisions.
Chicago Grain. .Close.
Sept . 3Stz
ChScsso ProTMrtona. Close.
July ....... $12.75 (
Kansas Citr ltCfi'trK. Clove.
Kansas City, Mo., May 4. Cattle
Receipts 5000, including 400 southerns;
steady. Native steers. $6.20S.10;
southern steers, $5.257.50; southern
cows. 32 40(36.25 native cows and
heifers. $3.507.40; stockers and feed
ers, $4.0006.75; bulls, $3.756.50;
calves, $4 008.50; western steers, $5.75
(S)7 70. western cows. $4.25 6.75.
Hogs Receipts 10,000; 1015c high
er; bulk, $9.10 9.25; heavy, $9.20 9.35;
packers and butchers. $9.109.30; light,
$S.259.20; pigs, $S.00S.7o.
Sheep Receipts 6000; steady. Mut
tons, $5.507.50; lambs. $7.259.00; fed
western wethers and yearlings. $6.50
8.00; fed western ewes, $5.507.00.
Chicago Livestock. Close.
Chicago. Til. May 4. Cattle Rects.
19.000: steadv. Beeves. $5.60S.30:
! Teas steers. S4.60 6.10; western steers
$4.S06.70; stockers and feeders, $3.80
6.60; cows and heifers, $2.70 7.20;
Hogs Receipts 15,000; 510c higher.
Light, S9.159.45; mixed, S9.109.50;
heavy. $9.109.50; rough. $9.109.25;
good to choice heavy. $9.25 9.50; pigs,
$8.80 9.40: bulk, $9.30 9.45.
Sheep Receipts 12,000 v steady. Na
tive, $4.257.80J. western. $4.757.S5;
yearlings. $7.0ff8.15: lambs, native,
$7.TJ59.10; western, $TJ!59.40.
Fort "Worth Livestock. Close.
Fort Worth, .Tex., May 4. Cattle
Receipts 3000; hogs 3000. Steers steady,
tops $5.00; cows steady, tops $4.50;
calves steady, tops $5.50. f
Hogs Higher, tops $9.25.
St. Louis Wool. Close.
St. Louis. Mo., Ma3- 4. Wo'ol steady.
Territory "and western mediums. 22
1 24; fine mediums, 1820; fine. 1114.
Warren is now in Houston, but the "mo
tion was overruled by the court.
Guilty of Receiving: a Bet.
In his address to the jury county
attorney Bridgers reviewed "the case,
holding that Pruitt had been proved
guilty of receiving a bet, aside from
the count of bpokmaking. In answer
the attorney for the defence dwelt on
his favorite question, "Was the race
run?" and then held that the receipts
shown were from a cash register and
not from any bookmaking machine.
The jury did not appear overly im
pressed with this logic
Then attorney Jackson expressed
surprise that the big, strong Herald
should have jumped upon a poor de
fenceless bartender who "has not a
foot to stand on." He continued a
plea of human interest variety, dwell
ing on the absence of the defendant's
legs. He almost wept in the telling.
Dan can weep anytime in defence of
a poor, downtrodden lawbreaker when
there Is a fee or he can punish the
lawbreaker just as hard as anybody
when he happens to be retained bv the
Where's the Money?
On rebuttal, the state's attorney
said: "Defence is always complaining
of the manner in which evidence is
secured. Somebody got $2. Who got
it? It was not returned to Mr. Turner.
If the race track at Juarez got it. Mr!
Pruitt was engaged In pool selling. If
he got it and kept it. he was receiving
"EI Paso is no place foV such busi
ness. Gambling has been driven from
the city. I believe that the great ma
jority are against gambling. If Mr
Pruitt can do it. any saloon in the
city can do it, and they should have
the right to do it."
&EGEG-E GOULD KILLS .
SELF AT SANTA FE
Ends Life With Automatic
Revolver Said He Was
Santa Fe, N. M.. May 4. George W
Gould, of Skowhegan. Maine who ar
rived here Tuesday evening from Den
ver, committed suicide this morning at
a boarding house by shooting himself
with an automatic revolver. He said
he was an officer who had come to Santa
Fe to make an arrest. He had no papers
except a union card on his person.
PALESTINE HOTEL BURNS
GUESTS NARROWLY ESCAPE
Palestine, Tex-. May 4. Fire destrov
ed .the St. Florence hotel on Sprint
street today. The less on the building
and contents is $13,000. A number of
guests narrowly escaped being caught in
the flames. 0. P. Hawthorne, of Tyler,
who jumped from the third floor, "had
his leg wrenched and back injured.
Others are slightly hurt. The- origin of
the blaze is not known.
'5"2- 4"S'fr4'i' 4'
J? PIONEER PHILOSOPHY. 4
What's the use spending that money
cntting through SaB Antonio street.
Why not use it-to send delegates to
the volcHteer flreraeH'aj convention and
vralk around like we nxed to do?
: .;. .;. ... ,
LETTER FR03I 3IAYO
OJP CAMP CITY.
Camp City, N. M., May 2 1910
Editor El Paso Herald:
In your Sunday issue you published
an article from this place that made
a dastardly, untrue and malicious
charge of an attempt to either con
trol or destroy the discovery of oil
Here, against the undersigned and hia
son E. A.-Mayo, who have made tho
We came here and have made this
well, practically for nothing, because
we thought that we could make de
velopments that would be of untold
value jot only to this valley, but to all
of this section of New Mexico; and.
unfortunately, we have had to encoun
ter knockers from the beginning moss
backs that had good footings Here and
wanted no disturbance of the status quo.
Failing to control us, thev seem to
have deliberately tried to destroy pub
he confidence in us by charging us
with acrlme, that, were it true, ought
to cause us to be hanged to the nearest
support that could be used as a gal
lows; and, unfortunately, your corres
pondent, C. R. Troxel. was Imposed up
on to the extent of becoming a partv
to their charges. The latter gentleman,
in an obscure corner of Tuesday's paper,
irankly acknowledges his error.
Now, The Herald cannot afford to
print untruths, least of all calumnious
charges against private citizens whose
chief and "most valued asset In this
(world Is a good name, and which I
have spent nearly seventy years in
trying to build up, and as an act of
rimple justice I want you to print
this letter in as prominent a place as
the complained of article occupied
There are two men of prominerice in
El Paso that have known me for many
years. Cant. T. J.Bean and Hf. "nr
l Wambaugh, C E. TPleasefcall ihera up"
land ask them Ifthey tfcink I am a
I cheap or corrupt man. J, I. Mayo.
- Line .tieraia giaajy prints air. Mayo 3
letter. This paper has ho desire or
.Intention to reflect on him or anybody
else. No charges have been made
against Mr. Mavo or his son. On the
contrary, in" all The Herald's articles
on the new oil field, Mr. Mayo has been
Referred to as the best and most relia
ble mythoritv. and his snoppssfnl rarccr
I and long experience have been set forth
as establishing his right to speak witn
authority on the oil prospects. Editor.
MAN WHO BUILT BIG HOTEL
AT SAN AWTO3H0 IS HERE
Looking Over El Paso Conditions With a
View To Erecting a Hotel in
John P. Wagner, concrete engineer,
who is in charge of the construction of
a large reinforced concrete hotel at San
ta Fe, X. 1L, arrived Wednesday morn
ing to investigate the hotel situation
with a view of interesting outside caipT
tal in the erection of a modern hotel
similar to t&e St. Anthony hotel in San
Mr. T7agner will meet the hotel com
mittee of the chamber of commerce
Thursday at 9 a. m. and it Is under
stood that a definite proposition will be
submitted to Mr. Wagner by the com
The report that the engineer repre
sents the same- interests which built the
St. Anthony hotel at San Antonio is
denied by members of the hotel com
mittee, who say that the Investigation
is being made for a number of capital
ists -who are interested In the hotel
situation in El Paso.
TO CONTINUE TAKING EL
PASO CENSUS TILL FRIDAY
El Paso 'has been given another re
spite by census supervisor John Littler,
Upon ieing informed by chief clerk
J. B. KilpatVick that it would be im
possible to finish the congested district
between Fifth street and tie river by
Wednesday night, the time limit fixed
by the supervisor for closing the El Pas
enumeration, wire information was re
ceived this morning to continue the cen
suscount in this district until Friday
J TWO MEN ARE ARRESTED
AT TSLETA ON THEPTCHARGB
Tsleta. Tex., May 4. Jesse Wal
bridge and the rangers returned this
morning from the mountains near'-here.
bringing with them two men. one al
leged horse thief and one charged witlvv
cattle theft, on whose tracks they have
been working for several days.
Walbridge- left this afternoon for
El Paso, where the alleged thieves wPl
r jailed. Deputy Gre?t came out from
El Paso In an auto for the prisoners.
GEN. MILLS COMING.
Gen. Anson Mil's was expected to ar
rive from Washington Wednesday aft
ernoon -on the Gjolden State limited to
be present at tlie opening of the bids
for the new Anon Mill building which
will take place Monday.
Frank Alderete, Vity sanitary sup
perintendent, today said that he would
begin catching and impounding all un
muzzled dogs next Monday.
DOG CAUSES ARREST.
Carmen Don 'was arretted by the
police today charged with keeping s
BELI, PHOXE IICf
Will get a tenant for your house.