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EL PASO HERALD
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OXE author goes to the haunts of men, in search of local color; and then he
toils with his trenchant pen and his yarn could not be duller. He makes
of his -writing craft a trade, and Facts in his pages bristle; he -works like
a man. -with a ditching spade, and stops when he hears the -whistle. He doesn't
care for the good old plot the sort of a plot that
thickens he lightly tells you that sort of rot would
do for a Eeade or Dickens. He chases round in the
dreary haunts of the town and finds its vermin; it isn't
a plot for a talc he wants, but a text for a weary ser
mon. Oh, those tiresome books with their tiresome Facts, and their yellow journal
diction! They are not "pomes" and they are not tracts, and they surely are not
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The Border Trouble
ROM all appearances, Mexico is not going to have any more trouble on elec
tion day, next Sunday, than -we have in the United States on any general
election day, hut just the same preparations are being made for it if it
Diaz is never caught napping. A Mexican border official probably sized up
the present trouble just about right when he said that it all comes from a lot of
discontents on the border, who woruld like to start some excitement to get a chance
to pillage and rob. There are probably a few political fanatics among the discon
tents who are really serious in their loyalty to Madero and opposition to Diaz for
president, who would not hesitate to'use arms to vent their feelings, but these are
few and can well be taken care of. The Mexican government discovered the plans
of these trouble makers in ample time to take everyj precaution and if there is any
disturbance of any character, it will be of short duration. There is hardly any
likelihood of trouble, however.
Mexican officials and troops have arrested a number of political leaders in. sev
eral points in the republic; have in several instances seized rifles and ammunition
which had been smuggled into the country; have broken up a number of "opposi- N
tion" meetings; have forced many of the unusually active "opposition" leaders
out of the country; have jailed Madero, the opposition candidate for president;
have been actively moving soldiers from point to point, and have carefully dis
tribute rurales all along the Sonora-Arizona line; also that Naco, Sonora, officials
got frightened ana sought refuge and protection under Arizona officials until Mexi
can troops could reach them.
All these things have happened; that they should be chronicled in the news
papers, nobody of serious mind will contend to the contrary. A newspaper's first
runction is to print the truth; when it chronicles movements such as are enumer
ated above, it is doing its duty" to its readers, and a paper which refuses to do so
is not fulfilling its duty to the people who depend, even in a small way,, on it for
information. The Douglas International is not in the wrong when it declares its
right and duty to print such news as develops, especially when the news is known
to many in the community anyhow.
The Mexican officials themselves have made all the news that the border
papers have printed so far; when they sought protection in Arizona, under Arizona
guards, from fancied assassins and robbers, they created a situation that forced
the newspapers to give the news; when they sent troops and rurales to guard duty
there and when they increased the military at Cananea after manyf arrests had
been made and ammunition had been captured, they once more created the news.
It is the duty of a newspaper to give this news.
The Herald has faithfully chronicled all these events, many of them at con
siderable expense and trouble, and has covered the situation more fully than any
other paper. Editorially The Herald has expressed its belief daily that there was
no cause for alarm. It expresses this belief again; Americans in Sonora express
the same belief, but the Mexican officials are evidently not so confident. They
are making too much news by their activities.
It seems that the Chicago judge only turned loose his legal grip on the beef
trust to take a better hold; he dismissed the faulty indictments and called a new
graund jury to draw others that will stick. '
Las Cruces was so glad to get statehood that she was willing to celebrate any
old bill so long as it was a statehood bill; Cruces is not asking for things on a
That Galveston correspondent has got onto the Mexican "revolution" and has
arrested 10,000 men in. Sonora. He is in a good position to get "inside informa
tion" about Sonora, now isn't he?
(From The Herald of this date. 1S96)
Secretary Dunham of the Y. M. C. A.
returned from Cleveland, where he at
tended a meeting of the international
secretaries of the Y. II. C. A. Over 400
were present and a membership In the
United States of 300,000 reported.
Five wheels were sold by an El Paso
bike dealer in two days.
Silver within one-eighth of 69 cents
and a boom to 76 cents Is looked for,
despite the St. Louis convention.
Although the Fourth is still nine days
(off. the small boys are becoming un
duly careless in the use of firecrackers,
exploding of which started last Sun
day. One of them was badly crippled
by crackers last year, but this year
is apparently the ringleader, throwing
them under horses' feet upon every op
portunity. Sr. Morela, chief clerk of the customs
house, and sub-secretarlo Lorgoria had
a misunderstanding at the Casino club.
Sr. Lorgoria being denied admittance
because he was not a member, when
on duty searching for his superior offi
cer. A scrap ensued and both were
arrested, Morela being fined $5 in the
Juarez court. The affair created quite
a stir in Juarez social circles.
Engineers from the east visiting El
Paso express doubt that any artesian
water can be reached in this part of
the country, or, in fact, west of Gal
veston. (Since then artesian water has
been struck as far west as Toyah.)
The new government sampling works
will be located In the Santa Fe yards,
and from 25 to 50 men will be used In
A strike of ore haulers carrying met
al from Pearce to Cochise, Ariz , may
discontinue temporarily the shipments
amounting to GOons a day now coming
into El Paso. The company states more
men and teams have been sent for in
Simon Picard, of the firm of Picard
& Schwartz. Juarez, will return soon
from Basle, Switzerland, accompanied
by his bride, said to be the belle of the
A) bailie alotro lado will be held in
Juarez on the 30th inst. Uninvited so
ciety reporters from this side cannot
attend. It Is strictly an invitation by
Little Editorials By Herald Readers
HEN the figures are made pub
lic as to the number of words
which were transmitted over
the transatlantic cables giving the story
of the death and funeral of King Ed
ward to the American press it probably
will be found that all records were bro
ken, even that great record of 115,000
words which were sent to this country
describing the late king's magnificent
coronation. The previous records v.-ere
the 90,000 words sent when Qu&en Vic-
honor of having first suggested sub
marine telegraphy, long before any
practical system of telegraphy was in
vented. He sj)oJ of the feasibility of
such a project in an address before
the Barcelona Academy of Sciences in
1795, and two years later he proposed
a connection between Barcelona and
the island of Majorca in the Mediterra
nean. In 1S03 Aldma, a nephew of Galvlni,
experimented with the transmission of
toria died and the 60,000 words upon the I signals under sea near Calais. The next
occasion of her jubilee. J step was made by Schilling in 1812 when
The marvel of such a stupendous he succeeded in igniting a charge of
amount of news being sent across thou- gunpowder by means f an electric
sands of miles of trackless waters at spark transmitted through a subaque-
4-he rate of from 100 to 200 words a j ous conducting wire under the river
minute for each cable operating cannot Neva at St. Petersburg. In 183S Sol
be fuly appreciated imtil the reader re- J Pasley of the Royal British Engineers
calls that next month will be celebrated j demonstrated the practicability of tel
the 44th anniversary of the completion j egraphy under water at Chatterton,
of the first permanent transatlantic j England, and the following year. Dr.
cable. But when the old "Great Es- I O'Shaughnessy, a director of the East
tern" dropped its last fathom of cable ! India company, installed a telegraph
system ana transmitted signals through
off the Newfoundland coast on July
27, 1S66, that did not mark the first
successful spanning of the Atlantic.
The first cable message ever sent from
America to England was that which
was transmited at 11:12 a. m. of August
S, 1S58, and the words were "Glory to
God in the Highest".
First Attempt Failed.
In 1857 Cyrus W. Field of New York,
Charles Bright, J. W. Breet and other
prominent financiers of England form
ed a company for the laying of a trans
insulated wire under the Hugli river,
Prof. Charles Wheatstone of England
was the pioneer in the suggestion that
Dover and Ca.ais be connected ty a
submarine cable. This was In 1S40 but
it w - not until e.e.en ear-, latere that
the English channel was bridged by
the in at successful commercial cable
In the world.
Telegraph Inventor Interested.
Between 1840 and 1S51 many Ameri-
A start was made from J cans had been busy makins: experiments
Valentia, Ireland. Only 225 miles had . and improvements in the transmission
been laid when the cable broke and j of signals under water. Prof. Samuel
the scheme was abandoned for the time I F. B. Morse, Inventor of the Morse tel
being. The following year Field began ' egraph, and pioneer of all successful
work again, this time having the coop- telegraphy transmitted electric signals
eratlon of both the British and Amer- unaer water betwen Castle Garden and
ican governments. The U. S. warship Governor's Island, N. Y., in 1842; Sam
Niagara and the British warship Agay uel Colt operated a cable between New
memnon met in mid-ocean, spliced the York, Coney Island and Fire Island in
two halves of the cable and began mak- I 1S43; Ezra Cornell laid twelve miles of
GOT HIS MAN.
Globe, Ariz., June 22, 1910
Editor El Paso Herald
up as a formidable rival to the Colo
rado resort; 1 honestly believe that
the benefit to be got from a two or
Inclosed find our check for 70 cents j three months' stay at the Croft would
to pay for want ad as run in El Paso
Herald. The ad landed our man for
us. Thanks. Respectfully,
The Sanitary Steam Laundry Co.,
by H. L. Way.
NORMAL FOR CLOUD CROFT.
Dallas, Texas, June 15, 1910.
Editor El Paso Herald:
It was with greatest Interest that I
be worth fully as much to the tired out
teacher as the opportunity for study
and anvancement along professional
Personally, I believe that El Paso
will be neglecting a magnificent oppor
tunity if she does not get busy and
make something of this suggestion,
there are reasons, we might say they
are strategic reasons, why El Pasoans
noted your editorial in The Herald of j should foster such an institution. El
ing their way to Newfoundland and Ire
land respectively. Both reached their
destination on the same day, August
5, 1S58. Electrical connection was at
once established across the 2,050 miles
Following the "Glory to God in the
Highest" message, congratulatory dis
patches were exchanged betwen Pres
ident Buchanan and queen Victoria, and
the achievement was proclaimed
throughout the world as one
greatest conquests of science
cable and successfully operated it un
der the Hudson river in 1845. and J. J.
Craven of New Jersey, in 1847, conduct
ed a section of the New York to Wash
ington telegraph line under a small
creek without interrupting the service.
Pacific Cable Reaches Great Depth.
The last great undertaking in cable
laying came only a few years ago
when the tremendous difficulties of
bridging the Pacific ocean were flnallv
of the j overcome both by British and American
in all . enterprise. Not only did the great dis-
Politics is just one rotten se-gar after
another. Even th' price o' a little dab o'
nice weather in March has doubled in
msLury. xne rejoicing was snori uvea, . tahces In the Pacific offer obstacles
however, for after 23 days the cable j but the extreme cepth of the ocean, pre-
Saturday, June 1U on "A Summer Nor- . Paso is naturally the trade center for I
mat for Cloudcroft, and feel compelled Cloudcroft-
ceased to work. Less than a thousand
messages had ben sent and the cost
had been $1,256,250. No part of it was
Field Again Unsuccessful.
In spite of the fortunes that had been
sunk in his two attempts Cyrus W.
Field was not discouraged by failure.
In 1S65 he was again actively at work
monev sDent at the Croft I -with a tiaw aWr nmioi-t Dnt-ino- tva
naturally would srravitate toward El interveninsr joven vpars i-nnid strides
Having been a teacher, a "Summer , Paso; not only this, but probably the , had been made in the laying of short
cables between England and France,
from Malta to Alexandria and in the
Red sea. It was believed that the fail
ure of the cables of 1858 had been due
to improper insulation so the new ca
ble was prepared with the greatest care.
The cost was to be S3.000.000.
The "Great Eastern", then the largest j
to voice my approval of the idea.
Havinfr Hapti rx trohr a "Sir
i iwu, jjuu uiuy nub, uui. pruuaDiy cue
Normal-ly" educated one, I can appre- i greatest number of people not from El
ciate the value of pleasant surround- Paso who spend a while at the Croft
ings for study, and I believe that I go or come through El Paso and stop
Cloudcroft offers accommodations along I off there for some time that tney may
that line, in cllmatej beautiful scenery, J go over Into Old Mexico. This means
restful atmosphere, pleasant people, not much to El Paso, not only in the fact
equalled by any place in southwest ; that the tourists spend money In the
Texas, while the conveniences, such I city, but in the advertisement the eitv
as electric lighting and waterworks, i receives in the comments of
are equally as good, probably better, j who know about it.
..nan in any or tne usual towns or that j While It seems that it would be
part of the state. necessary for Texas teachers to take
In the summer of 1906 I had finished j their examinations in Texas, the term
j with- my school In middle west Texas of summer normal at Cloudcroft could
and wanted to go to El Paso and to
Cloudcroft. But T also wanted to raise
the grade of my certificate, and to do
this must attend a summer normal. Af
ter casting about and learning what
the summer normals would likely be
in my neighborhood, not liking what
I learned, and seeing no advantage In
going further west, I turned back to-
wa.ru. me east, .naa j. Known or a ses
i slon of summer normal in Cloudcroft
or In El Paso I should have certainly
attended there, but there was no such
well be arranged so that Its dost
would come at the proper time for the
teachers to take the September exami
nations In Texas that being the state
eaxminatlon time in the autumn.
Teachers attending a summer normal
at Cloudcroft could kill two birds with
one stone, they would be In position
to take examinations for certificates to
teach both in New Mexico and Texas.
Of course, there can be no doubt of
the permanence of Cloudcroft as a
resort; the facts that visitors came In
sented big pr6"Blems.
In one place the cable from San Fran
cisco to Manila drops to a depth of six
miles, ies 66 fert.Nand at another point'
it has to rise to within 500 feet of the
''jr.-.ce on a mountain peak. The first
of the Pacific cables to be completed
was the English line from Vancouver
to Australia, a distance of 7.9S6 miles
"Mr"i - at h. Fanning Islands.
I the distance betwen the latter point
j and Vancouver being 3.561 miles, the
longest span in the world. The cost of
this cable was $10,000,000. """"he cost
of the cable from San Francisco to Ma
nila was $12,000,000.
Speed Records Astounding.
When P' V- 'n "A "Vidummer Night's
Dream" exclaimed 'Til put a crirdle
IS AT RENO, miV.
(Continued from Page 5)
which all scores were settled and an
assurance that Little wiH cast no more
shtoows across his pth. Little je-pt-,
516,000 for his past services as John
son s manager.
A Picture Argument.
rL V pictur argument last
r &h.t, Tex R. kard shoved Sid tester
with sufficient force to jar off Hester
glasses and hat. It occurred in a hotel
bby and friends separated the two
men before serious trouble occurred.
J. he argument is said to have resulted
irom Rickard's announcement of his
and Jeffries' interests in the fight pic-
Jeffries interest was Included in the
T nn.r Stat6d ?" Heer'3 partner,
Tom ODay, would secure it
hw1 nnUDcemeat of the purchase
bj VV T. Rock, representing an eastern
syndicate for s.000 of Jeff r'esC ai d
Rlckards interests in the fight pictured
was made by RIckard. According to tS,
JiyXloVSf SaIe J6ffries is Retell
f " amount and RIckard $25,
900. The only condition stipulated by
the purchasers is that the fighters are
to enter the ring and begin the battle
STATISTICAI, BAM, DOPE.
By Art "Woods.
steamship afloat, was chartered to car- ' "' n . :i.tt .n f.'-t -ninute"
ry the cable. When 1.186 miles had been ! fte proved himself but a laggard as corn
laid the cable suddenly parted during i pared with the speed of the modern
stormy weather and the great coil sank cable. One of the great feats of speed
In 11,000 feet of water. A brave effort ws accomplished during the Spanish
was made to recover the cable but the j American war -when a message -was sent
"Great Eastern" was not eqquipped for i from the White House in Washington
the purpose. Several times the big coil to New York, thence by cable to Haiti,
was hooked, and once it was drawn then to Cuba and the battlefield at San
ne.rly to the surface when a weak link I tlago, and a reply was received all
In the drag chain gave way and it sank j within twelve minutes. But even this
back more than two miles below the j record was eclipssd during the inter
surface. Finally, thoroughly disheart- ! national chess match of 1S9S when a
ened, the "Great Eastern" returned to ! message from the House of Represen
Ireland. j tatives in Washington to the House of
Trnnntlantip Service In 1SG0. Parliament in London was sent and an
American Depravity In Cuba
BULL fighting and cock fighting have nothing to do with sport, except that
they result in prohibition of sport. So, the future of Cuba in that regard
appears very unfortunate in view of a recent development.
A bill granting a 30 year concession for bull fighting, cock fighting, horse racing
and general gambling was granted "Wednesday by the Cuban house of representa
tives. And the worst of it is that the reservation, located at Buena Vista, a suburb
of Havana, will be operated by an American company.
Think of it! Americans 'promoting such "amusements" for the depravity of
already unfortunate people. It is true that if bull fighting were an Anglo-Saxon
sport, instead of a Latin one, we might have the institution today in America.
For, after aD, man is not so different. It is the institution which is to blame, not
always the man.
For many years bull fighting has been prohibited in the Argentine republic.
Originallyi it was quite as firmly rooted there as in Mexico. But the Argentine of
today is interested in all varieties of sport, baseball, cricket and golf. He has for
gotten the bull fight of his ancestors, the Spanish, and considers the bull fight
the most depraving of things. Why? Because he is an athlete, and believes in
English fair play.
If Vie protectorate of Cuba hy the United States has brought no better things
than bull fighting, cock fighting and a national lottery it is time to protectorate a
little all over again. It is alleged that the lottery concession was granted under
American military rule. No matter, whether or not, it was granted!
It is not the Cuban's fault that he has bull fights any more than it is the
Mexican's. Bull fights are not like baseball leagues. The bull ring usually is
3Wned bv those mnsf -nolif-iranir Tvrn-miTiATif -Jc liVimco v., 4-i. , L , -
- r j j-v-., "v-v,mi,u uy uue guverument, ana is a
division of political graft,
What does it matter to the Cuban if he is depraved by a Spanish bull fight,
or an American bull fight; if he is robbed by a Spanish lottery or an American
lottery? Civilization is not an empty title. Liberty is not a tool of graft.
If the present insurance law is really the best thing forTexas, then Texans
ion't know what is good for them.
at Cloudcroft, and I had not known such numbers last season even thou-h
of one ever having been held in El the Lodge had burned as to cause tne
Paso; In fact. I knew th,at that very j railway company to see fit to build a
summer quite a number of El Pasoans new and greater lodge and that the
were going to the summer "school or new cottages that continue to go up
the State university at Austin with the to accommodate the visitors who mean
intention of securing teacher's certifi- to stay a while and make the summer
wira' Ui Ui rising tnose tney nad. so ' trip to Cloudcroft a
x came DacK into eastern Texas to a
As long ago as seven years, now, I
was in Cloudcroft and was given a
glowing description of the possibilities
for a Chautauqua and summer normal,
being given to understand that such a
project was under way for the next
year this project, however, did not
It is a fact that very many of the
people who attend the Chautauqua at
Boulder each 3'ear are Texans, the rea
son they go Is that there is a Chau
tauqua held in such a place, a moun-
t-iuu rewru w ltn tne certainty of
But Cyrus Field was not yet defeated.
A new $3,000,000 company was organized
with the double purpose of laying a
new cable and recovering the old.
The "Great Eastern" was remodeled.
Three big cable tanks 75. 58 and 52 feet
across, were built for holding the coil,
and new hoisting and paying-out ma
chinery was installed. The ship -left
Valontia on July 13, 1S66, and began !
paying out the cable at the rate of six
knots an hour, a course 25 miles north
of the old cable being followed. Four
teen days later the big ship arrived
safely at Newfoundland and communica
tion was immediatelj' established.
From that day up to the present tnere
has never been more than a tempora-
these should make the stability of
the place easily understood. These
things being so, there Is every reason
to believe that the addition of an an-
TllTfll nilinof lAnnl wnl? .!il. i
it,r cf, i , V' . PP"un- ry interruption of communication-
lt to study and advance in their nro- m, Tr,....i .i -vv..-.i- t- m
fesslon. while having a pleasant tinn, j But this was not the end of tho en
In a pleasant place, and making new terprise of 1S66. Luck seemed to have
friends, would bring the teachers bf changed at last. Immediately after
southwest Texas and of New Mexico, as ! completing the laying of the new cable
well as many not teachers. ht whr.
are more or less interested in things
educational, together in a Chautau
qua or a summer normal, or both, at
Cloudcroft. This would be of greatest
advantage to the individual as regards
rnt, nn..nl .l..i.t . i . I
J V 1 2C au.auutgeb, neaitniui, pleasant surroundings
"aH?th The- necT: and PrPer ad" iendships, and Incentives toward get
vertising, I Go not believe it would be tine- tn wnAv ai ! .,L
Innf hAfnro nimA.nft i j . I - bu..i....a ivjiuiwruge.
Cloudcroft would show
L. James Wathen.
El Paso ought to have an active young man m the position of fire marshal.
He should be firm, too, and know his business, for he will be called upon many
times to grant favors to friends, political and otherwise, when his duty will be to
turn a deaf ear and enforce the law. ThereWould be not only less danger from
fires, but fewer fires, if; the back yards of business houses were cleaned up and
kept clean. Then, it is just as well to have a thorough investigation of every fire
to ascertain the cause. There is much work for a fire marshal and the position
snould be filled by a man who is active enough to give it every attention.
T03I1JSTONE WILL CELEBRATE.
From Tombstone (Ariz.) Prospector.
Tombstone will join in the territorial
movement to celebrate statehood on
j July the Fourth.
IT WILL NOT.
From Santa Fe (N. M.) New Mexican.
The claim of Mexico to the Chami
zal strip in El Paso, estimated to be
worth from $1,Q00,000 to $5,000,000, is to
be arbitrated. Here's hoping that the
award Mexico will get is not to be
paid with the remaining waters of the
CONSERVE THE SWIMMING HOLE.
From Albuquerque (N. M.) Morning
Let us at once proceed to mark out
J and withdraw all swimming holes on
tne -puoiic lanas rrom entry; also all
small lakes, bayous, fjords and other
Inlets, bays, creeks, etc., that could be
used for bathing purposes.
From Montoya (N. M.) Republican.
Vaughn, N. M., boasts of having a
church building made of empty powder
cans, being filled with crushed rock,
then set in mortar. It is claimed they
can worship as hard and view the new
bonnets the same as in a $100,000
church. Great is the ingenuity of New
ammunition are sprouting out of the
manzanita thickets and a bod;- of revo
lutionaries numbering four 'men has
been captured after a desperate fight.
These revolutions in Mexico will ere
long rise to the same class as the Nica
From Albuquerque (N. M.) Morning
The correspondents after a long pe
riod of inaction have dug un another
Mexican revolution. As usual, arms and
WHY NOT EL PASO?
From the Sonora (Cananea) News.
Both Bisbee and Douglas have run
excursions to Cananea recently on ac
count of baseball games. El Paso is
next, and we would like to see that
city send down a nice little crowd the
next time the Texas boys come here for
a series of games.
The El Paso chamber of commerce is
advocating the running of trade excur
sions into their city, but do not think
that it Js necessary to run excursions
out of El Paso. What they are after
is business. The El Paso Herald advo
cates the running of excursions as is
the custom between Bisbee, Douglas
and Cananea, and thinks that it would
be advisable for the Pass City bovs to
come out to the biggest copper camp
on earth. They are right. Anv ex
cursion run out of El Paso would ad
vertise the town and would be an in
ducement for the rest of the cities to
reciprocate by sending excursionists to
the Pass city. El Paso cannot expect
to have everybody flocking to that
city without at least sending some of
their fans to the Arizona cities and
Cananea when their ball team cones
west. Get busy. El Paso, and sent, a
lively bunch to Cananea next time y.ur
team comes' here, which is June 25 and
26, according to the schedule.
the Great Eastern" set out for mid
ocean to recover the cable of the pre
vious yeaj. After eighteen days of
heroic effort the broken end was re
covered, a new cable spliced to it, and
on September 8 the second cable was
completed The speed with which
words could be transmitted across the
cables was at first from three to eight
a minute. This was finally increased
to fifteen. Since that time there have
been great strides in this direction. In
1S74 the duplex system was applied In
creasing the speed 50 per cent. Now
it is not an extraordinary feat to
send 200 words a minute.
Cables Proposed In lTOo.
To Salva, a Spaniard, belongs the I
answer received in thirteen and one-half
Manufactured In England.
Cables are manufactured prlncipally
in England where factories are able to
turn out from 20 to 30 miles a day. The
cores of the newest cables are cqmposed
Of 13 copper wires, with 12 slighter ones
wound round them forming a core one
quarter of an inch in diameter. This is
surrounded with a skin of gutta percha
and other nonconducting material in
creasing the diameter to three-quarters
of an inch. After a casing of hemp and
canvas tape there Is an armour shield
of steel wires with every Interstice
filled with an asphaltlc composition.
The cables are stored until needed in
groat tanks filled with sea water in
lengths of from two to 200 miles. The
shore ends of cables are often as large
as a man's leg.
Many Ships U5ed In Work.
More than 50 ships are devoted ex
clusively to the work of laying and re
pairing cables. The repairs are fre
quently very expensive undertakings.
The point of trouble can be located by
a peculiarly delicate dynamometer
which is operated on the principle of
measuring the resistance offered per
lineal mile of cable. Often the calcu
lations are so accurate that a ship will
anchor within a thousand feet of the
point where the trouble lies. But oc
casionally great difficulty is encoun
tered. In 1900, 'for example, $300,000
was expended in a fruitless effort to re
pair one of the Atlantic cables. The life
of the average cable Is from 20 to 30
Tomorrow Ice and Refrigeration.
WHERE THEY PLAY SATURDAY.
Cincinnati at St. Louis.
Brooklyn at Boston.
Philadelphia at New York.
Chicago at Pittsburg.
St Louis at Detroit.
Cleveland at Chicago.
New York at Washington.
Boston at Philadelphia.
Waco at Ft. Worth.
San Antonio at Dallas.
Houston at Shreveport.
Galveston at Oklahoma City.
El Paso at, Cananea.
Clifton at Bisbee.
Morenci at Douglas.
HOW THEY STAND.
KILLED IE WRE0K
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out holding the sack in a snipe hunt
ing contest. W. B. Kelly, of Bisbee, al
so of the party, and who passed through
the trouble of a few years ago at Naco
and La Cananea, Mexico, said he did
not even get a chance to show speed,
much less break his rormer record, made
Nacoites don't believe it will be nec
essary for president Taft to be called
out here to assist Diaz.
Col. Kosterlitzky, in Naco, in com
mand of his rurales, was yesterday In
quiring for The El Paso Herald of
current date. On being offered one of
the 22nd, he said: "I have seen that."
It is obvious that tne colonel peruses
the latest news Et Paso Herald, of
United States court commissioner J.
smuggling opium into the United
SONORA RANGE FI1UES UNDER
CONTROL; HELD AS SMUGGLER
Naco, Ariz., June 24. Clint Hud
speth, one of the range foremen of
the Green? Cattle company, is in Naco
visiting his family and resting up.
having spent the last 10 days fighting
forest and-range fires in Mexico. The
fires are now under control at least on
the company's range.
United Statees court commissioner J.
D. Taylor, at Bisboe. held George Mul
len, who has been employed as a -bartender
at the Cow Ranch saloon for
some time, to await the action of the
ENJOINED BY RAILROAD
McAlester, Okla., June 24. A federal
court injunction was invoked against
thecorporation commission agan when
on the application of the Oklahoma
Central railway judge Ralph E. Camp
bell today granted a temporarv re
straining order directing the commis
sion not to attempt to enforce its
freight and passenger rates on the road
mentioned, which Is a domestic corpor
ation. but which is In the hands of a
federal received. The commission was
given notice of the Injunction asked
Tuesday but was not represented at the
hearing preceding the issuance of the
injunction here today.
New York 53
St. Louis 55
New York 51
St. Louis 5i
San Antonio 64
Ft. Worth G5
Oklahoma City 64
El Paso i9
Cananea ....... 13
PORTLAND AND SMELTER BALL
TEAMS AFTER CHAMPIONSHIP
The Portland cement team will play
the Smelter club at Washington park,
Sunday afternoon, for the champion
ship of Towne, Texan.
CANANEA NEWS NOTES.
Cananea. Son.. Mex., June 24 Misses
Marjorie and Mildred .Young, daugh
ters of George Young, have returned
,"uo l,ul" uwca, s. x where
have been attending school
Young met them at El Paso
B. E. Jones has returned from San
Francisco. Mrs. Jones will return in a
J. H. Cumley Is back from El Paso
accompanied by his wife, who has beon
visiting relatives in the north.
GEN. FUNSTON ILL.
Leavenworth, Kas.. June 24. Gen
Frederick Funston, commandant of th
nrmv service school here, is dangerous
ly 113 of heart disease at his home here
TULAROSA WILL CELEBRATE:
PIONEER SETTLER DIES
mlarosa, N. M., June 24. Arrange
ments for the Fourth of July celebra
tion here are progressing satisfactorilv
the various subcommittees pushing
their work as much as possible. Indi
cations are that the celebratiorTwill be
the greatest ever held in Otero county.
M. A. Gutierrez died of stomach
trouble. He was SO years old and a
pioneer settler here.
Miss Bertha Elsenberg. who has been
here visiting with Mrs. Howard Hunt,
has returned to her home in Cincin
Mrs. J. W. Long has returned home
Tomorrow being the Int Saturday cf
the month, The Herald carrier will prc
.ent hills for the month of Jun. Sub
scribers wJIl fclmlly note the above j.ud
he ready for the hoys.
The Herald is authorized to announce
O. SL Talley as a candidate for District
Clerk, subject to the Democratic pri
maries July 23. 1910.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for sheriff of Ei Paso county sub
ject to the Democratic primaries Jmy
F. J. Hall.