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Wednesdav. June 8, 1910.
IS COUNTY RING
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SYAOPSIS Off PREVIOUS CiLVPTKRS.
Howard Jeffries marries -waitress
whJie at college and is disinherited oy
ich father. Stepmother visits apart
ments of her old flame, Robert Under
wood, to t-y to prevent him ending his j
life hen pressed by creditors. Howard,
visiting Underwood, a former college- j
mate, seeking a loan, is asleep in the j
apartments during the inter lew ana J
3c stpnmnthpr Imrpc TTnilprironil shoots
himself. Howard awakens and is ar
rested and. by police third degree meth
ods, is made to confess to tie crime
His -wife" seeks aid of his family. Goes
to see husband at prison. He tells her
lie is not guilty.
(Continued From Yesterday.)
Judge Brewster stopped and laid
Sown his eyeglasses.
"Ah, that is precisely the point of
view we take in this matter! Now,
captain; in the present case, ;on Jthe
night at the confession did you" show
young Mr. Jeffries the pistol with
whiiSh he was supposed to have shot
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Capt. Clinton screwed up his eye3
as if thinking hard. Then, turning to
his sergeant, he said:
"Yes. I think I did. Didn't I, Ma
loney?" "Your word is sufficient," said the
judge quickly. "Did you hold it up?"
"Think I did."
"Do you know if there was a light
shining on it?" asked the judge
Atthis point, Dr. Bernstein, who
had been an attentive listener, bent
Much depended on 1 yours. Is that the scientific fact, doc
answer perhaps a j tor?"
"Don't know might have been,
plied the cnief carelessly.
Judge Brewster turned to Dr. Bern
stein !.yere -there-electric lights fonthe
"What difference does that make?"
demanded the policeman.
"Quite a little." replied the judge
quietly. "The barrel of the revolver
was bright shining steel. From the
moment that Howard Jeffries' eyes j
rested on the shining steel barrel of j
that revolver he was no longer a con- i
scious personality. As he himself said j
to his wife: 'They said I did it and I
knew I didn't, but after I looked at
Itching, Scaling Scalp Humor was
Making: It All Fall Out Two Doc
tors Could Not Stop the Trouble 1
Niece Advised Using Cuticura,
CURED HER SCALP AND
MADE HAIR GROW AGAIN
"My mother used to have.a very bad
humor on her head -which the doctors
called an eczema, and for'it I had two
different doctors. Her head was very
sore and her hair nearly all fell out
in spito of what they both did. One
day her niece came m to see her and
they were speaking of how her hair was
falling out and the doctors did it no
good. She says, 'Aunt, why don't you
try Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Oint
ment?' Mother did and they helped
her, so she soon began bathing with the
Cuticura Soap and anointing with the
Cuticura Ointment, and in six months'
time the itching, burning and scaling
of her head was over and her hair began
growing. To-day she feels very much
m debt to Cuticura Soap and Omtment
for the fine head of hair she has for
an old lady seventy-four years old.
"In regard to my own case, mine was
an eczema something like hers. It was in
my feet. As soon as the cold weather
came my feet would itch and burn and
then they would crack open and bleed.
Then I thought I would flee to my
mother's friends, Cuticura Soap and Cuti
cura Ointment. I did for four or five
winters and now my feet are as smooth
as any one's. Ellsworth Dunham, Hiram,
Me., Sept. 30, 1909."
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HEAD OF HI
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folks, and our
that shining pistol I don't know what
j I said or did everything became a
j blur and a blank.' Now, I may tell
i you, captain, that this condition fits
in every detail the clinical experiences
of nerve specialists and the medical
' experiences of the psychologists. Aft
er five hours' constant cross-question-
ing while in a semi-dazed condition,
you impressed on him your own ideas
you extracted from him not the
thoughts that were in his own con
sciousness, but thdse that were in
"Yes," replied Dr. Bernstein, "the
optical captivation of Howard Jef
fries' attention makes the whole case
complete and clear to the physician."
Capt. Clinton, laughed loudly.
"Optical captivation is good!" Turn
ing to his sergeant he asked: "What
do you think of that, Maloney?" '
Sergt jVIaloney chuckled.
. "It's a new one, eh?"
"No, captain it's a very old one,"
interrupted the lawyer sternly, "but
it's new to us. We're barely on the
threshold of the discovery. It cer
tainly explains these other cases,
"I don't know that it does," object
ed the captain, shaking his head. "I
don't acknowledge "
Judgre Brewster sat. down. Tonkinp'
the policeman squarely in the face,
he said slowly and deliberately:
"Capt. Clinton, whether you ac
knowledge it or not, I can prove that
i you obtained these confessions by
means of hypnotic suggestion, and
j that is a greater crime against society
than any the state punishes or pays
you to prevent."
The captain laughed and shrugged
his shoulders. Indifferently he said:
"I guess the boys up at Albany can
deal with that question."
"The boys up at Albany," retorted
the lawyer, "know as little about the
laws of phychology as you do. This
will be dealt with at Washington!"
The captain yawned.
"I didn't come here to hear about
that you were going to produce the
. woman who called on Underwood the
night of the murder that was what I
came here for not to hear my meth
ods criticised where is she?"
"One thing at a time," replied the
judge. "First, I wanted to show you
that we know Howard Jeffries' con
fession is untrue. Nov we'll take up
the other question." Striking a bell
on his desk, he added: "This woman
can prove that Robert Underwood
"She can, eh?" exclaimed the cap
tain sarcastically. "Maybe she did it
herself. Some one did it, that's sure!"
The library door opened and the
"Yes, some one did it!" retorted the
judge; "we agree there!" To the
servant he said: "Ask Mrs. Jeffries,
Jr., to come here."
The servant left the room and the
captain turned to the judge with a
"Is she the one? Ha! ha! that's
The judge nodded.
"She has promised" to produce the
missing witness to-night."
"She has, eh?" exclaimed the cap-,
Rising quickly from his chair, he
crossed the room and talked in an
undertone with his sergeant. This
new turn in the case seemed to inter
est him. Meantime, Mr. Jeffries, who
had followed every phase of the ques
tioning with close attention, left his
seat and went over to Judge Brewster.
(TO BE CONTINUED
BEIJ, PHOXE lift
"Vill geta tenant for your house.
Reported That They See De
feat for Edwards in the
Is the backbone of the county ring
broken? There is a report on the streets
In political circles that the braies have i
already conceded the defeat of Peyton !
J. Edwards for the shrievalty. Edwards
himself is making a strong personal
canvass, but it is knoTn that tie -was
not the favorite of all the members of
the tribe of officeholders and his se
lection pleased only a few. Hall is
gaining strength each day and even
the Mexican vote, ,on which the "ring"
has always counted, is said to be see
saw ing in Hall's direction.
Henry Kelly, political boss, who has
been whiting away his time amid the
blue grass of Kentucky, is becoming
restless and fearful of possible defeat,
is said to be packing his grip to re
turn to El Paso next week and get into
Whichever way the wind blows, there
is a noticeable sentiment in favor of
Hall, and July 26 may be a dark day
for the Tammany tigers of El Paso.
GUT THE PAVING
The soft paving1 tnese hot days is being-
badly cut up by heavily loaded
wagons passing over it while it is so
soft that the wheels cut into the street
paving and leave a permanent mark.
The heaiy truck of the C. H. Lawrence
company passed along Texas street
Tuesdaj' afternoon with a load of grain
on the wagon which weighed several
tons, according to bystanders. Once the
wagon nas stalled in front of the Tol
tec club because the horses could not
pull thf load, and at each hoofprint a
scar v ould appear in the paving, while
the wheels sunk into the soft top coat
of the street.
The new Petrolithic pavement out the
extension of Magoffin avenue from the
car barns to the county road is already
very badly cut up.
VAX HORX 1IAX" BUYS J
UND N'EYR EL PASO.
Improi cmentK will be made on Other
Property ear the City General
and Personal News Notes.
Van Horn, Tex.. June S. R. H. Espy,
who has returned from Denver, states
he stopped In El Paso and invested in
100 acres of "valley land. He reports
considerable activity in land sales
tnere now since tho work on the Ele
phant Butte dam is to begin at once.
James A. Epy has returned from El
Paso, where he has been looking after
his valley land with a view of making
Mrs. Johnnny Jones and her two
daughters, Mrs. Chambers and Miss
Pearl, have gone to Oklahoma, where
they expect to make their future home.
Mr. and Mrs. Turk have
t from their home at Plateau.
Mrs. May Dines, of La Valley, has
been here organizing the "Woman's
J. S. Mitchell and his bride are in
Van Horn for their honeymoon.
J. M. Daugherty ,of the Figure Two
ranch, is feeding 1500 h'ead of cattle.
D Taylor reports he has been losing
some of the Mexico steers on account
i oi it Deing so ary. Saturday mgnt a
Irain fell that filled one of his tanks,
which will give him immediate relief.
MAIL SHOULD GO TO
In This "VVaj Mncli of It that Fails to
Catch the Outp:olnpr Trains AVonld
Get Off on Time.
Superintendent of dellfery Gibson, of
the postofflce, wishes to add another
"don't" to the list he prepared last week
for the guidance of the public The lat
est one is addressed to the banks and
large business houses, which have the
habit of mailing large bundles of first
class matter a few minutes before and
sometimes a few minutes after the 2
minute limit fixed for closing the out
going mails in the evening.
A, the mail Is required to be at th
station at least 20 minutes before the
train is due o leave, the result of the
flood of mail at tho last minute 'Is? to j
tie up the office and much of the mat
ter which is mailed at the eleventh hour
does not leave until the following day.
By sending over a part of the mail
earlier in the afternoon, the superin
tendent of delivery says that this trou-
ble could be avoided and mail sent.out river oea Deiore me uuu .. -v.
;i, f ic 1, the following spring come down from
LUC JX3.11JG lllglll. il i.a tli. ill kite VTJ.1.1V.C.
This would allow the clerks to work"
it before the sacks are closed.
SOLOMOXVIILE R KCnERS
CUT GRIX AXD AI1FAI1FA.
Iisre Yield in All Fields Monntein
Rains Increase .Supply of Riier
"Water Personal Ne-rvs Notes.
Solomonville, Ariz , June S. The big
ranchers are cutting grain and hav? a.
Dr. J. H. Lacy accompanied his
daughter, Miss Florence, back from
Globe, Ariz., cwhere she had been vis
iting for a fortnight.
Clyde Green has gone to St. louls,
where he expects to go into the plumb
W. R- Chambers's family is moving
into the cottage north of the McAlis
Many of the ranchers are nearly
through with the second cutting oof
Rains in the mountains have made a
rise in the river. It has helped with
the snpply "f water for Irrigation.
The Tegular quarterly exam'nation
for teachers was held by county su
perintendent of schools J. A. "VToods.
For El Paso and vlcinitv: Tonight
fair; TlArsday fair and cooler.
For New Mexico: Tonight fair;
Thursday generally fair and cooler.
For west Texas: Tonight partly
cloudy, cooler in north portion; Thurs
day fair, cooler except in southeastern
River at El Paso: Height of surface
this morning above fixed zero mark:
12.8 feet; this date last rear, 12.6 feet.
Highest temperature at El Paso last
24 hours 9S; lowest last 12 hours, 72.
(Temperature taken at 6 a. m. "Wed
FISH BITING AT AUTO.'
Alto, N. M, June S. G. "W. Daven
port and son "Will, of Tularosa, are here
C. TV. Lane has returned from Chi
cago, where be was a delegate to the
John Craven, of Tularosa, is visiting
his sister, Mrs. TVatt Gilmore.
Mrs. J. V. Tully and children, of
Glencoe, X. M., are visiting her mother,
Mrs A. J. Gilmore.
John Ll-nam, who has been visiting
his son, Alvis, in Tularosa, has re-
( turned honw-
fOTTP SATTTRnAV .QDT7.P.T AT . WITT. RRI
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EL PflSQ AWAITS THE 0
Early Benefits to the Ranch
ers El Paso Will Furnish
Another week should see the actual
work started on the Elephant Butte
project. On Monday, June 13, judge
M. C. Mechem -will convene :ourt at
Socorro, X. M., and the Socorro con
demnation case is the first on the dock
et. With judge Mechem's affirmation
of the finding of the Socorro comrais
bion, $200,000 m good American money
"Kill be deposited with the district clerk
at Socorro; the information that this
last step has been taken will be flashed
to Washington, and back wil come the
order signed by director Newell in
structing the men on the job to bein
Dirt will then begin to De. moved by
the scrapers and dump wagphs from the
Santa Fe main line, near Engle, to the
site of the big Impounding reservoir
which Is to store the life giving waters
of the old Rio Grande for the conven
ience of the ranchers below who have
fought the desert and conquered. Be-
fore the work on the dam proper can
be built, this railroad must be com-
pleted, the bridges built, concrete mix
ers, and tons of machinery set up at the
site of the big dam which is to make
the Egyptian efforts at dam bulldmg
seem puny by comparison. Then when
everything has been done which must
be done before a great project can start,
500 men will man the machines and
scatter over the works. The old river
of the north will be bypassed around
the site of the dam and the first load
of concrete foundation twill be dumped
into the excavation In the river bed
and out of the silt and sand of the
river the magnificent concrete struc
ture will rise to a greater height than
El Paso's tallest skyscraper now in
course of construction.
Early Benefits to "Water Users.
Although It will take at least five
years to complete the big dam, the
valleys of the Rio Grande and the city
of the twin valleys will not have to
wait that length of time before they
derive the benefits which will accrue
from the construction of the dam.
Starting at next year's low water in
the ri-er, the dam will be pushed hard
to get it built above the level of the
river hpfl hpfore the flood waters ot
- - - mlf .4. .I11
the (joioraao mountains. j.uk -cii.ci m.
be stored in. lake B. M. Hall, submerg
Ing hundreds of acres of the land above
the dam site.
This water will be the best insurance
the farmer can obtain for his crops
as Its presence there will mean that
there will be a water supply when wa
ter Is needed and crops can then be
planted without the water equation en
tering into the plans for the dry sea
sons. Water will be Insured perpetu
ally for the land of the valleys after tho
dam has reached the storage stage, and
for all practical purposes it will serve
its purpose just as well half done as
It will when completed.
El Pnso Will Furnish Supplies.
More fortunate than either of the val
leys which will be so greatly benefited
by the big dam. El Paso will not have
to wait even a day after the order is
given to go ahead with the work before
reaping direct benefits from the dam.
Men will be needed at the dam and
these men must be equipped for rough
ing it In the camps. This equipment
will be bought in El Paso. Supplies
and food for the workmen will have to
be provided and El Paso's merchants
will supply these necessities.
To accommodate the workmen who
are engaged in the preliminary work of
the dam, trains will be run between El
Paso and the dam site each Saturday
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pores and tissues of all
impurities, leaves the
skin clear, soft and healthy.
Directions and Guarantee in each packasre. 50c
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Lender Old Management
We take pleasure in announcing that we have
again taken charge of the Belgian Bakery. The
high standard set by this bakery in former years
will again be maintained.
Asking a liberal share of your patronage, assur
ing absolute satisfaction, we are, ,
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evening, to allow the workmen to come
to El Paso to do their trading and re
turn to the work after spending their
Sundays In town. This means the ex
penditure of large sums, as the mem
who are employed on these projects
buy the best and pay cash.
Later, when the 50C inen begin to
swarm over the dam site, the need for
concrete making materials will be
great. Having the biggest cement plant
in the southwest. El Paso will be the
logical point as a source of supply. In
creased demand will mean Increased pro
duction at the Portland mills, and that
In turn will mean larger forces, more
mills and an added revenue for El Paso
and her merchants.
JOOjOOO Barreli of Cement Xeeded.
It is estimated by the reclamation
service engineers that it will yequire
approximately 510,000 .cubic yards of
concrete for the dam itself. This means
a total of about 400,000 barrels of ce
ment., or roughly the entire output of
the present plant running steady for
one year. The transportation of this
material alone will mean more freight
PHAMT BUTTE DAM
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Any system that needs a tonic nseds also a blood purifier, for it is tho
weakened'and impure condition of the circulation that is responsible for the run
down state of health. We hsve only to recognize the importance of pure, rich,
blood in preserving health, to realize the danger of a -weakened c ' impure circula
tion. Deficient blood nutriment weakens the system, and it can 1 -t resist disease
like a strong robust constitution. First the body has a worn-out seling, the ap
petite is fickle, energy begins to flag, the digestion is bad, etc. 1 the condition.
is not corrected at this stage more serious results are sure to foUj-w and some
times a long debilitating spell of sickness is the result. S. S. S. is Nature's tonic;
made of roots, herbs and barks. It is not a nerve stimulant, but a medicine that
steadily builds up every portion of the system by cleansing and enriching the
blood, and in this way supplying an increased amount of nourishment and
resistive powers to every portion of the body. S. S. S. quiets the overstrained;
nerves, improves the appetite, tones up the stomach and digestion, and thoroughly
enriches and purifies the blood. S. S. S. is a real tonic because it is a real blood
purifier. S. S. S. contains no harmful mineral and persons of all agdla can. use it
with the same beneficial results. Be sure to get S. S. S. for jmur tonic this year
do not accept anything in place of it; there is nothing else 'Sjust as good" as
S. S. S. You will find it all that is claimed for it. x
v " THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, GA.
m uonsiani progress nas oeen maae in tne bus
M iness of the American National Bankr re
sulting in increased deposits. Prompt,
courteous service to all, whether accounts
be large or small.
CHECKING ACCOUNTS ARE HT7ITED
Capital and Surplus $240,000.00
NOW BEING INCREASED TO $360,000.
UHMER TOURIST RATES
National Railways of Mexico
From El Paso to the following points and return
u. s. Cy.
Aguas Calientes $25.55
Mexico City 36.30
Monterrey .. 23.00
Tickets on sale Tuesdays, Thursdays
June, July, August and September,
without stopover privileges. ior lurther
crews on the Santa Fe. The carrying
of the men to and from the dam will
cause more trains to be run on the
upper valley line. All of this means
increased revenue for El Paso and In
creased facilities for handling the busi
ness. This means more business houses
and offices for the big city of the
southwest and assured prosperity.
Engineers Expect Xo Delay.
According to Arthur P. Davis, chief
engineer of the reclamation service,
who was here Monday in consultation
with supervising engineer X. C. Hill,
of the southern district and district
engineer W. 31. Reed, there should
be no delay in the work from the time
the preliminary work starts until the
big project is completed. It has not
been decided yet, Mr. Davis says,
whether the work will be done by the
government service or will be let out
But in either case the work will pro
ceed uninterrupted, and, as the big
dam rises out of the sand of the river
It is to be harnessed and will begin
to serve the people of the lower Rio
Grande valleys before the expiration of
the next three years.
Chief engineer Davis left Monday
evening for Denver and Helena, Mont.,
where he will inspect the Pathfinder
project Pbefore returning to his head
quarters in "Washington. Supervising
engineer Hill returned to Phoenix Tues
A SEAL TONIC '
,U. S. Cy.
Queretaro i 31.75
San Luis Potcsi 29.15
Santa Rosalia 9.70
Vera Cruz 44.95
and Saturdays of each week during
limit of thirty days from date of sale,
information call on or address
Passenger Agent, El Paso. Texas.