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Continental Company Will
Operate From Trust Build
ing Within Tnirty Days.
THIS IS CLAIM
Wireless Tower to Be 240
Feet- High To Talk to Los
Angeles From Here.
"Hello Santone! Hello El Paso." In
30 days these words can be flashed
through the air between these two
cities without the aid of wires if the
claims of the Continental Wireless
Telephone and Te:egraph company are
realized. The company has established
an office In the xrust building at the
corner of San Antonio and South Stan
ton streets and is going to get busy
A tower constructed of ateel will be
rapidly raised from the roof of the
Trust building to a height of 240 feet
from the street below. From the high
power station to be establishes here,
messages will be flashed over the hills
and deserts and dales to San Antonio,
Galveston, Houston and Dallas and out
toward the west to Los Angeles, where
El Pasoans may talk with their families
who are spending the summer in the
In order that wireless telegraphing
and telephoning may be successful, it
Is necessary that there exist three im
j ortant elements power, good aerial
and good ground all of which are to be
found in El Paso, according to Thos.
E. Clark, general manager. From
Seattle, "Wash., communication is had
with Honolulu! he says.
Apparatus for the establishment of j
me local station win start on its -way
from Xew Tork in. 10 days and work
will start to place it in service in five
cr 10 days more, so that in 30 days at
the outside the promoters say, the com
munication between Important points in
this section will be established and the
currents of the air will be thick with
messages from persons In El Paso to
friends and relatives in the other
The El Paso office is to be In charge
of TV. S. Weir, jr., assisted by J. C.
E. Clark, general manager of
the Continental Wireless Telephone and
Telegraph company, which is a consoli
dation of five other companies, leaves
for San Antonio Friday night to es
tablish a station there.
El Paso will be the first city in the
southwest to secure this Important
mode of communication and the fact
that It has been chosen as the rlace to
commence operations proves Its im
portance. -4- ""
-& XEGRO ESCAPES;
XO HAXGIXG. &
4- West Palm Beach, Fla., June
& 17. All preparations had been -
made to hang George Fields, 4&
a negro, here today. The scaf-
fold was erected, the ropes
& tested and witnesses Invited.
The only thing lacking was
the negro. He escaped from jail
at St. Augustine last night. &
Meantime, not knowing of the
escape, governor Gilchrist
wired a respite of a week
pending an investigation.
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INSURANCE RATE TO
BE CUT BY BOARD
Austin, Tex Jnne 17. The fire rating board at nexi Tuesday's meeting
expects to reduce rates throughout the state, according to authoritative state
ment made thin morning.
This, it ii hoped will partly counteract the sentiment against the law and
probably be the cause of the special sessions merely amending the statute in
stead of repealing It.
Following the call for the special session, the governor's office is now
flooded with mail from all parts of the state, some indorsing the attitude of
me ciecume anu umers asKing xnar certain propositions be made and rccora
mendatlonv sent to the legislature.
San Antonio seeks a commission charter and wants a bill passed to that
end during the session.
Replying to the statement issued by attorney general I.Ightfoot Thursday
rcgarding fire insurance affairs and the rating board, commissioner Hawk
ins, of the Mate insurance and banking department, is preparing a letter this
afternoon setting forth that there is no excuse for open violations of the fire
rating law by any one. He declares Lightfoot is in error in saying that the
board had merely asked a continuance of the custom for six months past.
POLICE SA Y WOMAN
TRIES TO END LIFE
According to the police, Josefa de la Penn, a woman about 35 years old
well known In police circles, attempted to commit suicide by shooting' herself
Jn the left side with a small caliber revolver shortly before 4 oclock Friday
She was removed to the pollee station, where her wound was dressed by
assistant city health officer A. H. Butler, who ascertained that the bullet had
gone through the fleshy part of her left side and run around a rib, not pene
trating the lung.
She would not go to the hospital, and was permitted to return to her
borne, said to be on the lower part of Broadway below Seventh street.
At the police station, the officers say, she told them she did not know who
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June 1st. Alter leaving her school thr girl disappeared and nothing ha been
m heard of her since. Her mother declares that Mhe believes her daughter has
St. Louis, 2To., June 17. That Theo
dore Roosevelt will announce the policy
of the Republican party on whioh the
nest national campaign' will be con
ducted as soon as he arrives on the
American shore, Was th declaration of
governor Herbert S. Hadley her last
night at a banquet of Republican clubs. J
"I expect." said the governor, "im
mediately upon the return to our shores
of the srreatest Dolitical senius this
country ever produced, as -well as the i
first citizen of the world today, to !
hear from the lips of Theodore Roose- j
velt an announcement of the policies of i
aaopt?dePbvanan p!irty 'Mch be
"Prior to 1S9G the Republican party J
was one of progress, but at that time j
it became the conservative party, and i
remained so until 1901. when it came j
under the domination of Roosevelt. At
that time it became a party of radical-
ism and I hope to see it continue so in
BOMB THROWN AT fr
RUSSIAN GAXDAR1IES -
-- Warsaw. Russian Poland, -
June 17 A bomb was exploded -
in a squad of gendarmes at -
the railroad station 30 miles -
from here today. One gend
arme was killed outright, four
received mortal wounds and
their chief was slightly in
jured. The bomb thrower was
EH LEE DF
Anastaclo Vargas, a Mexican laborer
62 years of age, had his right leg
broken just above the knee when an
adobe wall fell on him shortls before
S oclock Friday morning.
The man had been engaged In tear
ing down an adobe hut at the corner
of Eighth and El Paso streets when
the 10 foot wall crashed down on him
and buried him. He Tas rescued by per
ons in the neighborhood and taken to
the police station. There his leg was
bandaged by Dr. A. H. Butler and Jack
Sweeney and he was removed to the
THREE SHOT IN
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Attempt tO K-OD 8. jS I eW MeX
ico Store Results in
Raton, X. M., June 17. As a result
of a revolver duel between Jose Roy-
, bal, a storekeeper, and Eloys Nuanez,
. the latter is dying, shot in the abdo
, ' men, Mrs. Roybal has a wound In her
, hand and Roybal has a bullet hole
through his left arm.
. j Roybal was awakened early this
i morning by Nuanez forcing his way
into the store. Roybal asked what was
wanted. Nuanez demanded money, and
the shooting began.
i CHICAGO BY HEAT.
Chicago, 111., June 17. Pros-
trations due to the intense heat
were numerous throughout the -
city today. Thousands of wo- -&
& men and children fled to the
parks or relief.
XEW YORK MAX IS
MISSIXG AT SAXTA FE.
Santa Fe. N.jM., June 17. Much mys
tery Is connected with the disappearance
of a young man who on June 5 regis
tered at the Claire hotel as N. S. Dal
hert, of New York, placed a large
amount of baggage in his room and
then walked down San Francisco street.
He has not been seen since and his
baggage is t411 at the hotel. He was
well dressed and gave no signs of being
It is feared that he met with foul
ACCUSED OF KILLING
MAX WITH HAMMER
Santa Fe, N. M., June 17. Juan de
Aguerro, aged 35 years, was brought
from Chlmayo, northern Santa F
county by sheriff Charles Closson,
charged with striking Juan deAguerro,
aged 35, over the head with a hammer
while the latter was asleep out of doors
and fracturing his skull. Aguerro may
recover. Jealousy is said to be the
cause for the deed.
WACO WOMAN RUN OVER
BY EXGIXE; LOSES FOOT.
Waco, Tex., June 17. While walking
across the track of the Cotton Belt
railway here this morning Mrs. Kath
erine Matz was struck by a switch
engine and run over. Her right foot
was severed from the limb and the limb
was badly lacerated. Hope Is expressed
for her recovery.
FARMERS TO MEET.
Texarkana, Tex.. June 17. Secretary
A. C. Davis, of the National Farmers'
Cooperative and Educational union, this
morning announced that the next con
vention will take place at Charlotte,
N. C Sept. 6. Other competitors were
St. Louis. Atlanta. Denver, Memphis,
and Atlantic City.
Chinese Seamen Attempt to
Leave Boat as It Leaves
Port and Lose Lives.
THREE REACH LAND
AND ARE ARRESTED
Philadelphia. Pa., June 1" Mutiny
on board the British steamer Highland
Monarch, outward bound for Auckland,
New Zealand, followed a dash for lib
erty by a dozen members of the Chinese
crew and resulted in the drowning today
of four and the narrow escape of three
others. The men rescued are in the po
lice statian while the remainder of the
mutineers are in ironv aboard the ship.
As the United States immigration
lav3 impose a fine of 500 on the cap
tain of a steamslr.p for every China
man member of his crew that escapes,
the 20 Chinamen aboard were not per
mitted to leave the vessel last night
with the other members of hc crew, all
Englishmen, who were given shore
leave. This angered the Orientals and this
morning one of them asked for a few
hours on shore. Being refused the
Chinaman drew a knife and chased the
! first mate about the ship. He was cap
tured and placed in Irons. An hour later
all the Chinamen made a break for
liberty. A hand to hand fight between
them and the English members of the
crew fallowed, resulting in the Chinese
being forced back on the ship.
The ship then got under way with the
Chinese in the stoke hold firing the
boilers. Suddenly a dozen of them ap
peared on deck, seven leaped overboard
and in the struggle for liberty the men
had to fight a strong tide and four suc
cumbed. The other three managed to reach
shore and the police caught them. They
will be deported.
BY BOYSJ BAND
The concert by professor Reyo Reyes's
boys' band under the auspices of Ihe
Herald, will take place this evening in
Cleveland square from 7:30 to 9:30. This
is the first appearance of these lads
in concert work. None of the boys are
over 14 years of age; some are as young
a S. The program which they will
Summertime, medley march ........
Harry Von Tilzer
Ternurra; waltzes ,T. Frias
Serenade, "Cupid's Charms' Miller
La Pulga Paso Doble
Una. Grand Concert Polka. Cornet Solo
by Amando Reyes.
America. "Overture on National
Airs" .- Theo. Moses
.V Southern Dream; waltzes
.......... ...... Harry J. Lincoln
The Gay Life; -waltz two-step. . . . . .
i,W. J. Marlen
The Spirit of '64; march .
& Chas. Sanglear
La GolondrinqS Mexican Intermezzo.
$ ROOSEVELT TO .fe.
1 ARRIVE OX TIME. &
: - Steamer Kaiserin Auguste O
& Victoria (Via Wireless) June $
17. This steamer, which is - '
& carrying among other passen- O J
gers, Theo. Roosevelt home- & t
ward bound, was 423 miles east - :
O of Ambrose-challen at 6 oclock '
this morning. i . '
O If her speed is maintained -
she will be off Sandy Hook at $
O 7 oclock tomorrow morning. $
$ As the steamship approaches fr
New York, the former presi- - j
& dent continues to receive in- -4 t
& vitations by wireless to deliver $ ,
$ speeches. All will be declined. O
Raosevelt spends most of his $ i
O- ime dictating to a stenogra- '
- pier or walking on the deck $ j
'-lone. Mrs. Roosevelt and $ j
O -laughter, Mrs. Nicholas Long- -3
$ worth keep to their own cabins $ '
most of the tim. $ J
-0- $ '
ATTEMPT TO EVI)
AVAR IS FUTILE
Lima, Peru, June 17. It i
rumored today that attempted
mediation Between Peru and
Ecuador had failed owing to
the conditions impo&ed by
Ecuador as a basis for peace
Great Missionary Confer -
ence Reads Communica -
tion From Catholic Bishop
REPORT ON MATTER
Edinburgh. Scotland. June 17. To
day's features at the world's mission-arj-
conference were the reading of a
letter from monsigr.or BonomeilK Ro
man Catholic bishop at Cremona,
Italy, and the presentation of a report
on "Education in Relation to Chris
tianization of National Life."
The bishop's letter was in response
to an Invitation for him to contribute
a message, the invitation explaining
the purpose of the conference.
The bishop in reply said: "We are
united in a profound" conviction that a
universal religion is necessary and
yiat this must be the Christian reli
gion not a cold and formal religion,
a thing apparent from human life, but
a living force, prvading the human
soul in its essence and various mani
festations. My detire for you is but
to echo Christ's words, which have
resounded through centuries; that there
be one flock and one shepherd."
"Seldom has the Christian church
been called to meet so great an oppor
tunity or to respond to such Immense
and varied neds," says the commission
on "Education in Relation to Christinn
ization of National Life." in its leport.
The commission recommends a wide de
velopment of educational work in con
nection with missionary endeavors, and
warns the churches against the danger
of losing signt of the primarj object
to seek the complete conversion to
Christianity of those who come within
the influence of the work, Instead of
resting content -with lower and subor
dinate end" of education.
In describing th- Influence of mis
sionary work upon the national life
of the peoples to which it has been
carried, the commission reports that a
large proportion of the best moral and
spiritual influence of the missions have
j emanated frcm the schools.
Poner of Education.
I "It is probable," says the report, "that
i the most striking public witness for
! Christianity hitherto borne, speoially in
India, the winess which has most im
pressed even hostile native obe-ervers.
has been the power, which the Christian
missionaries have exhibited by means
of education to raise the lowest classes
the pariahs, or outcasts of the
community. It is not too much to
say that the missionaries have proved
more than any other class a bond of
spiritual fellow-ship betwern foreigners
and native. What ever has been ac
complished in the direction of realizing
the fellowship of humanity and that is
one o.p the greatest of all human en
terprises hns been accomplished by no
class of men so much as by the mis
sionaries. "We desire to put on record our firm
com iction that Christianity, by reason
of its unique message to the world,
has a unique part to play in the work
of education. One of the striking
phenomena of the present hour is the j
world wide recognition of the necessitv '
of the moral, If not also of th ro- j
ligious, element in education." With
due recognition of the many elements j
of truth and value In the non-Christian i
system of religion and etiMCi, we
should nevertheless be faithful not
alone to our religion, but to the facts
of experience if nc did not at this
time reaffirm our conviction that the
education of the world doman.ls f-r
its highest and best development those
elements of truth which are the peculiar
contribution of Christianity to the
forld's thought and life."
The commission reports that a major- J
ity of Its members believe that the
motive of misF-icnary education mav
include the philanthropic desire to pro
mote the jroneral nelfarp of the neonle.
A minority does not agree with this, j
holding that to suggest to Christian
educators the vaguer philanthropic aim
would be to dirpct them upon a path
which their efforts would lose in Intens
ity, and the definite Christian motive
wcild be weakened The commis
sioners all agree, however, that the most
important of all the ends which mis
sionary education ought to set itself
to serve is that of training thoe "uho
are to be the spiritual leaders and teach
ers of the men of their own nation.
"It is the manifest course of wisdom,
the commissioners say, "for the Chris
tian forces of any country to enter
Into cooperation with the government
(Continued on Page Two.)
1 The 'Majestic Circuit Books
; Shows of Hlaw & Erlanger
I For the Coming Season.
I ROAD SHOW HOUSES
! .GET INDEPENDENTS
Ft. Worth, Tex., June 17. Definite
announcement was made here this
moi nmg thai the Interstate Amuse
I meat company expects to book Kiaw S
! Erlanger attractions next year.
J The news came in the form of a
j telegram from Kari Hoblitzelle, presi-
dent of the concern, in St. Louis, to
T. W. Mulially, manager of the Ma-
t jestic theater here.
! The interstate company owns the
, Majestic theaters In the principal citiJ3
! of Texas. The season opens the first
woek in September.
Xlaw & Erlaager will book with
these concerns rather than accept Th
"open house" dictation of the managers
who have formerly played the roal
shows. This uhl leave the "open
house" managers to play only the Shu-
I bert and otner independent shows com-
' ing ro Texas, if the trust can make
their fight stick.
ci i-u luiuug uu .uajesnc uoujse,
the trust shows will pass up that
place this year If the management
sticks with the other house owners in
the fight against trust domination.
The liousf owners still think that
. mey ui u uu.e iu uniig me lx-usl
to terms and force it to oook their
houses regardless of whether independ-
ent shows are givon dates or not-
The trust has been able to hold some
of the biggest producers with it In the
fight. It is charged that these pro
ducers are the ones who have always
been favored by the trust. They have
stood by the trust in its domination of
rhf hnnws and h.ivp fn rpturn hen civ
J en best dates and trcament, while the
smaller producer has been given the
"raw deal" and forced to "foot the
bill." By its control over or cooperation
with the. big producers exercised by ' Johnson Injunction until the Langford
its favoritism to them on the road J Kaufman Injunction motion is disposed
the trust ha been able to hold the , of.
house managers in line In tne past, and j Richard C. Stoddard, attorney-gen-has
in this manner exacted its toll, j eral of Nevada, issued this statement
heavy as it was, from the smaller com- j regarding glove contests in the state:
panics and managers, who had to do j "The legislature having prescribed
just as the trust managers said. j certain conditions which, if properly
ETJLES FIGKET IS
BROUGrHT TO END
Legislation Will Not Be
CJ 4? "1 f 4- ' Cs - i4-
Omiliea UUt 111 LiOIllinil-
tee ill Future
Washington, D. C, June 17. The de-
clsion of the house rules committee to- I tTT3C5TT T T 1? ATTIPQ
day to report a uniform rule designed r it U S3S JLr Jj -U.Ej.fLV JliO
to prevent legislation being smothered. ' FOR TEXAS OFFICE
in committee, makes another fight on
the rules in the house this session im- : . .
probable. ! His u asoiiigtoii Oolleagues
The rule Is practically that prepared , -rr.-,, TPoofzvpn "nierf-mnf ,
by the Democratic conference known as j JuLOIIOj. JiaSLeni JJlSXnCl b
tho Clark-Sherley resolution.
Washington. D. C. June 17. '
The house committee on labor
decided today to report favorably'
a bill i-reating a department of
labor with a seat in the presi
Aij4rtiijiii.j,,ijlt. and foreign commerce, of which he has
. " been a member since 1306. today held
IRRIGATION IX XEW a meeting In his honor and presented him
MEXICO IS ACTIVE w:th a sHver loving eup. appropriately
Santa Fe. N. M.. June 17. Up to this ; inscribed, as a token of the esteem in
evening, 470 anplications for irrigation j which he is Tield by his eollergues. Each
and power praject have been filed in ; committeeman spoke, paying a marked
the office of the territorial engineer tribute to the personality of Russell,
since the passage of the law if 1906. and it was declared that Taft could not
The applications are for irrigation ' hae made a better, selection, either In
projects to cover more than a million view of popularity or on account of his
acres of land and to cost more than $20,- ability as a jurist. Judge Russell re
000.000. sponded with a brief address.
HOUSE MA Y ACCEPT
Washington, D. C. June 17. President Taft todny took up the tn.tk of re
curing statehood for Xew Mexico and '.rizono. which the leaden of congres
have trannfered entirely to hi shoulders.
He sent for several hone leaders, including Hamilton, chairman of the
committee on territorlen.
When Hamilton left the white house it wai with the promise that bs
would do nil he could to have the house accept the senate statehood bill with
out a conference. This is belleted to mean that it will go through.
El Paso, Texas,
June 17, 1910 - - - 12 Pages
I His Old Friend, Morris Sulli-
j van, Agrees to Guarantee
! $120,000 Gate Money.
j MILITIA TO STOP
San Francisco, Cal., Jhhc 17. Gover
nor Gillette has ordered Adjt. Gear.
Lsuck. to have tiro companies of militia
under arms and ready to stop the Lhhsc-ford-Kaufmcn
fight tomorrow should
j any attompt be made to pull It off.
Promoter Louis Blot, of the Lani?-
ford-Kaufman fight, after hearing of
pOTcrmor Gillette's decision, declared he
I , ,.. ' , , ,
j "ld hold tc "" e a sa
! vertised it and vrould compel tie troops
j to 8top the fight.
San Francisco. Calif., June 17. Tex
' Ridcard announced to the Associated
; morning, on receipt of a
t 1C" -" J '
I telegram from Morris Sullivan, of Gold-
field. Nev.. that the Jeffries-Johnson
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van guaranteed $120,000.
; Cv-mvan Is an old friend f mine
i - ahsolutelv denendable." said Rlck-
i ard. "I have no details, but I know
, maR Yqu can announCe that the
l . . ... m on,,,fiM(, t rrmch
f - ... -nm ortIT,
better offer should come from some
other Nevada city. I think it is hardly
possible any other city will raise Gold
The attorney general's office is busy
today preparing depositions to be filed
In support of a motion for a temporary
! restraining order against the promoters
and principals of the Kaufman-Lang-
ford match, scheduled for tomorrow
Nothing will be done in the Jeffries-
complied with, permit glove contests, it
Is beyond the functions of any executive
officer to prevent such a contest- The
license is $1000 and when accompanied
by a physician's certificate as to the
is bound to issue the license. The
legislature made it lawful to conduct
glove contests in Nevada and no power
except the legislature can prevent
Washington, D. C. June 11. Judga
Gordon Russell, formerly congressman
from the third Texas district, who was
appointed by president Taft to be judge
of the United States court for tiie east
ern district of Texas, tochry said he tv'H
leave here tomorrow for Texas to enter
upon the duties of the judgeship.
The house committee of interstate