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J , WALTS
-?r-?01l sundrv rears he used to work around a drujr store, as a clerk. The drug
!" gist said: "HI always claim t4at he's the worst clerk in the game His
head is mode of wood, and zinc; 3ie has no brains u it'll which to think."
Tie got a jab at baling hay, pud lasted just ha:lf a day; lie got a jJb at pounding
sand; he foiled as drummer in the band: he failed at Viis. he failed at that, until
employers thundered. "Scat!' when he arrived to seek .V place, t
humble s-imle upon his face.1 "He never will a-mount to -juueks-; he
THE NO couldnf earn a dozen bucks jf he shouM Jive a thoualid yens,"
GOOD MAN folks said, while smiling through their tears: And then this man
of many cares and failures, bought some Belgian hares, and raised
the critters for the mart, and saw his dirk "blue luck depart. Full
soon he rode in auto cars, and sunoked Hnvunu, made cigars, and built a house on
Easy street, and wore silk slippers on his feet. At last iie'd Bund the thimr for
which he was adapted, and grew rich. And thus it is with manv now, witih
Prime Minister Asquith a
Leading Spirit In Fngland Frederic
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f Now Muzzle the Dogs
THE frightful death of an El "Paso boy from hydrophobia, reported in today's
Herald, should direct general 'attention once more to the necessity for strict
er regulations as to keeping dogs in the city. The awfu agony of such a
, death, not only to the victim but to all whoxare near and dear to him, is un
matched by any other disease that afflicts mankind. A description of this horror
ought to be .enough .to caus'e every citizen to do his own individual part to protect
the community from this terrible thing. ,
Experience in other countries, notably in England and on the continent, has
shown beyond dispute that the prevalence of rabies in animals, and subsequent
hydrophobia in humans, follows a curve exactly coincident with the enforcement of
the dog muzzJing laws- Wherever the vigilance of the officals becomes lax and
dogs run about unmuzzled, rabies and hydrophobia increase; but when the muz
zling laws are strictly enforced, The disease in animals and in humans dies out
9 El Paso, owing to her large proportion of persons of Mexican extraction, who
are great people for befriending nameless dogs, is overrun worse than most cities
by the stray curs that go hungry and thirsty and fall sick with no one to look
after them. The race of dogs multiplies Vapidly under the primitive conditions
prevailing in the Mexican settlements, and no Mexican will ever take steps to xe
? duce the number of pups cast upon a none too friendly world by possibly loving,
but certainly irresponsible, parents.
There is real cruelty to animals in letting the mongrel breeds multiply with
out restriction, homeless and 'Uncared for. The kindest way is to reduce the
number of dogs down to-the poinfwhere every deg -avowed to live will have the
guardianship of a .responsible master o mistress, enjoy some of the home comforts,
pay a tax for the privilege of living, and carry his-collar and tag always about
The unrestricted multiplying of the race of dogs in this city has become a pub
lic nuisance and a very real menace to health and to life. El Paso'shopld take
steps without delay to destroy all dogs whose responsible ownership cannot be
established. Then all the cogs allowed to live should certainly be muzzled when
running at large along the streets.
Muzzling need -not be cruel. The main thing is to have the wire part of the -j
muzzle large enough to admit Tree- action of the" jaws' and tongue- There is no
cruelty in this "and the dog will soon get used to the muzzle.
E Paso has had its lesson in the deaths fros- hydrophobia that have occurred
here. It ought not to "be necessary' to wait until some one in our own family
or circle of intimate friendship is afflicted before our interest is aroused in behalf
of the general safety.
S3U the strays and the dangerous brutes and muzzle the pets when off the
owners' premises, ougt to be adopted as the invariable rule in this city and lived j
f -u AAivroi, cujuu
-" Tnat Spoil Happiness
Copyright, 1910, by the New York Evening Journal Publishing Company.
OU, man, who married a woman
and promised to be good to her
as long as you both lied: you,
woman, who swore to cherish and love
your husband what are you 'doing to
keep this contract valid?
If you knew your maritai partner
would be dead a year from today, how
would you conduct yourself for the
next twelve months?
"Would you lose your -temper over
trifles, and spoil your own and an
other's comfort because there was a
late meal, or a mistake about the time
or place you were to meet each other,
and would you nag and irritate and an
tagonize the one you are bound to for
I am sure you would not. You would
be very considerate and patient and
kind, knowing the face you looked
upon was so soon to be hidden from
your sight the voice you listened to
so soon to be stilled. Tou would think
of all that man's or woman's virtues;
"you would recall all the early days of
courtship, and you would make the
same excuses for shortcomings you did
in that romantic era.
Hnpplness of the Living.
Well, why not use the same forbear
ance, affection and courtesy toward the
man or woman,, who is liable to live
twentj' years as toward one who is to
die very soon?
God will look out,for the happiness of
lie with her to praise of slender and
pallid types of beauty, or if your wife
is fragile and 3ou rave over the volup
tuous Hebes whom you see you should
not be surprised if she does not enjoy
herself. Xot that a sensible woman ob
jects to hearing her husband praise an
opposite type toherself but no woman
who loves her husband is ever so "sen
sible" that she does not feel a continu
ous emphasis of this, kind to be a dis
paragement of her own ajpfarance.
It is a very tactless and not a wholly
kind-hearted man who does these
things perpetually. The wise man says,
"She is a superb creature, but I never
could have loved that type of woman.
You fascinate me a thousand times more
than she ever could."
Patience Is Needed.
And this must be true, else why did
he select her for his wife?
If your husband Is late in coming
home, and you make him miserable
with your fault-finding; if you criti
cise and pick flaws in his purchases;
if you harp upon his feelings and weak
nesses in the presence of other people,
you are not a good wife.
It is all veryx well to posses? great
virtues, great principles and loyal love,
to be a good, generous provider, an
economical and tastefulnousekeeper,
but that does not -make marriage a suc
cess unless yon cultivate patience, con
sideration, politeness and sympathy, and
employ them in. the daily association
with each, other, just as you employ
It is for you to consider the happiness I them in your social life "with mere
fhp living- ! ot.nX;
i3 n cLiicr.
Life holds enough trouble and care
for the most fortunate; what is the
of the living.
Perhaps you will tell me you are
keeping all your promises made at the
altar. You really love your life partner.
and perform all the duties which belong
to a good husband or wife.
But duty is only one element in life's
happiness especially in marital life. As
a husband, you may be doing all your
duty from a practical standpoint, yet
ruining your -wife's peace of mind by
your tactless and selfish habits of
thought and speech.
If you married a plump and rosy girl;
and you devote your time when in pub-
use of spoiling the only real source of
happiness which we have the home
life by petty tempers and lack of con
sideration, and then to Imagine you are
OXDOX, England, July 22. Her
bert Henry Asquith, prime minis
ter and head of the government
of Great Britain since April, 1908, is the
first middle class, Non-Conformist, dem
ocratic premier England has ever had.
His predecessor, Campbell-Bannerman,
was democratic, but his wealth and his
landed estates caused him to be classed
with "the gentry." ' Bad four and Salis
bury were of Cecil blood, "born with the
governing instinct." Roseberry was and
is an aristocrat to the tips of his fingers,
and he now appears to repent in sack
cloth and ashes the fact that once he
wa the leader .of the democratic hosts.
Gladstone, a radical -lemocrat bv con-
! vlction wasyet an aristocrat In Instinct
and feeling It never can be forgotten
that ne first entered parliament as a
Tory, the beneficiary of a corrupt nom
ination and a corrupt election, under
the patronage of a notoriously corrupt
duke. Gladstone was like Jefferson in
that the volcanic fires of his political
and philosophical democracy were hot
enough to set a nation ablaze, but not
fierce enough to destroj- his personal
aristocracy. And, like Jefferson. Glad
stone thereby earned from his enemies
the dishonoring epithet "demagog."
D5;rneir Principles Similar.
Of all Mr. Asqulth's predecessors per
haps the one whose origin was closest
to the people was the Tory Disraeli. The I
father of the primrose statesman was a
struggling author, and therefore en
titled to rank in fhe professional class,
but "Dizzy" had to struggle upvsrd
against the disadvantages 'mpc-ed .y
his Jewish birth and his actual poverty.
I'ut whatever his origin. Dissv.;"i cer
tuinlj cannot be remembered :s a cham
pion of democracy.
Mr. Asquith came to his presen- posi
tion of supreme power from a youth of
poverty. He sprang from an humble
middleclass family engaged in the cloth
ing trade, he had no money ht -ro: his
education by winning scholarships and
he made his way to prominence by hard
work at the " law. British prejudice
against lawyers In high politYal place
is marked, and Mr. Asquith is the first
lawyer to be prime minister since the
days of the ill-fated Spencer Perceval
who held office from 1S09 to IS 12.
Throughout his entire career Mr. As
Ojilth has enjoyed no adventitious aids.
He har risen by sheer force of his own
will. He has none of the arts of the
intriguing politician Disraeli, and none
of the oratorical magic of Gladstone;
he has not the wit of a Roseberry, nor
the icy logic of a Balfour; he never can
hope to have the cavalry dash of his sup
porter Churchill, nor the fiery tongue
of the tempestous Lloyd-George.
Asquith Dealt "With Conditions.
The Asquith mind is a legal mind. It
j deaLs with conditions, not theories. An
good husband or wife because you
posses a few morals! It takes more
than morals to make a (worthwhile
man or woman.
Morals are only the platform for the
finished statue. And to finish the
statue we must chip away perpetually j
to the end or this phase of existence.
(From The Herald of this date. 1S96)
Beauty Doesn't Defeat Utility
AUSTEN, Texas, has a beautiful new bridge across the-'Colorado river that was
built at comparatively moderate cost they Jiave extra value for the money
spent.. Except as to its width it furnishes a good model for us to follow
in bridging the Rio Grande. Any new bridges we build to connect Juarez with El
Paso must be nof less than 70 feet wide. Any new bridges should be of re
enforced concrete, in design artistic, simple, dignified, and strong, like the Austin
bridge. With .arjple driveways and the gooseneck lghts, these; Nbrdges to Juarez
would become objects of much international interest monunfents to the lasting
friendship between the two republics.
The proposed concrete viaduct over the railways on the smelter road will
greatly facilitate traffic with upper valley points and improve the western end
of this city- It is to be hoped, however, that utility in the viaduct will not .mean
ugliness. It will be easy to secure beautiful and simple lines, if thought be taken
in the beginning. It will cost no more to have an artistic and! attractive bridge
than to have an ugly one. In fact, a beautiful city in al its details is more a
matter of taking thought than it is a matter of mere money cost.
A notable improvement is taking place in the public school grounds- Nowhere
can an object lessonbe better set before the children to lead them to demand im
proved conditions in tne community. .
The city council held its third meet-
l ing in 24 hours at the city hall last
night and passed over the water ques
tion until tonight. ,
P. H. Durack of El Paso has discov
ered an ancient Spanish mine near
A. T. Samworth and wife celebrated
iheir tin wedding last night.
Mayor R. F. Campbell, wife and son
have returned, from Chicago.
Dr. I. J. Bush- of Pecos arr'ved in El
Paso today enroute to Mexico.
The San Antonio Express says that
a baseball team in El Paso is as good
a money maker as a mint, or a drug
store in a "dry" town.
The S. P. tracks, which -were being
repaired near the smelter, were washed
out again last night following a cloud
burst In the canj'on.
The Epworth League of the First
Methodist church will give an entertain
ment at the church tomorrow night.
The rains poured down Xorth Oregon
street this morningand washed out the
railroad tracks, besides doing consider
able damage to the street.
Families residing In the north side of
town complain of the shooting of fire
arms which occurs nightly in the neigh
borhood of Hotel IMeu.
The piano pupils of Mrs. E. C. Rob
erts gave a recital Inst night at her
home on North Santa Fe street.
There was a heavy rainfall through
out the city at 1 o'clock this afternoon,
which soaked everything.
The attention of Mayor Arriola of
Juarez has been called to the practice of
men and boys bathing in the canal
th?re, agd he will put a stop to it
Park Pitman returned this morning,
accompanied by Juan Hart, from the
state convention at Henrietta, where
Hart failed to get the nomination for
Superintendent Bell Brooks of the
Western Union Telegraph company, and
formerly mjrnar of the El Paso of
fice, arrived in El Paso this morning
from Denver, Colo., accompanied by su
perintendent Sholes of the Railroad
Telegraph company of Chicago. They
will be in town only a day or two.
The McGlnties will hold their blowout
at the club gardens tonight. An inter
esting program has been prepared.
Metal market: Silver GS;c; lead
$12.S5; copper 10 c; Mexican pesos. 53c.
Asquith policy is a case to be won in
court, not a cause to be died for In bat
tle. A democrat always, he is adamant
to resist the passionate clamor of the
people unless they show that they have
reason as well as right, conviction as
well as prejudice, upon their side. 'He
has the hard common sense of a Grover
Cleveland and the elarlry of expression
of a Benjamin Harrison, without Cleve
land's egotism and lacking Harrison's
Willie Asquith is the leader and cap
tain of the organized forces of the Lib
eral partjl it "cannot be said that he Is
the moving spirit in the present swift
progress of political thought. It is
Lloyd-George who Is leading the actual
battles of democracy in Great Britain.
Asquith never could have invented the
radically progressive schemes proposed
bV his Welsh chancalor and "Winston
Churchill. His is not the offensive gen
eralship of his party. But he is nower
ful and wise indefence. and therefore
he remains the actual as well as the
titular leader of Liberalism because he
is recognized throughout the kingdom
From Globe (Ariz.) Daily Silverbelt.
A Tennessee man. while gathering
berries, was attacked by a razor-back.
hog. He had a close shave.
Farmers Sell Water To City
L PASO will doubtless be able to get cheap irrigation water from the Rio
Grande project within a few years. It is impractical in a city like this to
run the water in surface ditches along the streets as is done successfully in
smaller towns, but there is no reason why we cannot obtain the wcter very cheap
ly, pump it to a high level and then distribute it over the city in a separate sys
tem of pipes for theare of parks and street parking, and perhaps for fires, sewer
flushing, and street sprinkling at least within a certain portion of the city that
can be economically served in .this way.
Carlsbad, N. M., has just signed a contract with the government for five years
by which the town is to pay $1.25 per acre foot for water, the, same price as is paid
bv agricultural lands within the Carlsbad project An acre foot contains 326,700
gallons; Carlsbad's water for irrigation purposes will thus cost the city about one
third of a cent per 1000 gallons as compared with 12.5c El Paso is paying for
water to sprinkle her parks and streets in other words, Carlsbad gets 34 times
as much water for the same money- The city in futuredll, of course, be paying
this rent to the valley farmers who own the water rights and irrigation works.
The rate represents a net income of 8 percent on the investment.
El Paso will in future be able to obtain a perpetual supply of water from
the canals, -for all but domestic purposes. The domestic supply must come from
the mesa and we must pay what it costs to produce it.
Domestic raisins, prunes, and oranges are rapidly supplanting .the imported
fruits, and in a few years it is expected that the import will practically cease.
Already the American producers are exporting these fruits in considerable quantities-
Imports of hananas, figs, cocoanuts, walnuts, and almonds are on the in
crease. It 4s expected that domestic figs and domestic almonds will gradually
supplant the imported goods. Texas is well fitted for the successful production
of both. The United States imports nearly 540,000,000 worth of fruits and nuts
I'SUALLY THE QUESTION.
From Santa Fe (X. M.) New Mexican.
It is not so much a question what
to put in as what to leave out of the
From Montoya (N. M.) Republican.
J The recent rains will not only, make
J good grass for stock and make feed
stuff to winter them, but it has filled
all the tanks and lakes and there will
be plenty of ducks for us to winter on.
THE ALBUQUERQUE WAY.
From Albuquerque (X. M.) Morning
Instead of buying the fire chief an
automobile, why not just buy that au
tomobile fire engine and let the chief
From Santa Fe (X. M.) New Mexican.
The El Paso Herald is quite right
when it says: "Bernard S. Rodey, for
mer delesratfl to cnnirrpsc! frnm Xti-
Mexico, advises that the state consti- I
tution include a lot of general legisla
tion, his theory being that 'interested
parties' may prevent for years the en
actment of needed legislation, if the
constitution be 'made too short.' It
would be unfortunate if Mr. Rodey's
vlaw should be adopted. The United
States constitution is the best model
J a brief statement of fundamental prin
ciples, upon which may be based all
necessarj statutory enactment."
EL PASO FAIR. EXHIBIT.
WFrom Douglas (Ariz.) International.
This yoar's fair at El Paso is to have
a mineral exhibit and it will be a good
one. There are many reasons why Ari
zona, and particularly this section of
Arizona, should take pains 4o have a
complete mineral' exhibit at El Paso.
Hundreds of visitors from other sections
of the country will ng doubt visit El
Paso this fall, and they will be much
interested in our mines, just as they
would be Interested in the chief in
dustry of any other section they might
visit. Cochise county alone could fill
the space alotted to the exhibit. It
would be well worth while.
as the chief champion of the doctrine
of free trade. After all free trade Is
the citadel of the Liberal polity, and If
that fortress should fall the cause of
social reform would be left hopeless for
many years to come.
Although It would have been Impos
sible, even a score of years ago, for a
man of Asqulth's humble origin to have
attained to the high position of premier,
and although he occupies that position
by virtue of the loss of control of the
landlords over the Liberal party, yet it
is Asquith who gives to the Liberal gov
ernment today a measure of "respecta
bility" which it would not possess if
Lloyd-George or Winston Churchill sat
at the head of the cabinet council.
Lloyd-George Is a Welshman and aotally
sayu things without qualifying phrases,
c?UIng spades spades, and thereby mak
iiig himself a horrible person utterly
unfit to drink tea of an afternoon with
Winston Churchill is half-American
and therefore more than half barbarian.
His mother, as Lady Randolph Church
ill, or as Mrs. George Cornwallis-West,
may be perfectly acceptable, but "every
fellow knows" that there is a wild west
streak In her son which makes him so
much of a savage that he was imou-
; dent and rude enough to intimate to
George V that George had bats in his
belfry touching on the appertaining to
a certain matter of governmental policy,
about which George most probably knew
nothing and about which Winston knew
a great deal.
Mr. Asquith, even in battling for the
cause of essential democracy, even In
attacking the privileges of the land
lords, the clergy and the brewers, even
in insisting uponthe practical aboli
tion of the house of lords, will not by
directness of phrase or boldness of
adjective wound the sensitive respect
ability which Is the mental cuticle of
every Briton of the upperclasses.
It Is to Mr. Asquith that the Radicals
must credit the fact that the defections
of moderate Liberals and aristocratic
democrats have been so few during the
two tempestous year; of his premier
ship. And yet. when the Asquith
speeches are analyzed, they are found
to be quite as radical and equally as
socialistic as any of those utterances
which are "billingsgate" from Lloyd
George and "anarchy" from Winston
Cloie Friend of Roseberry.
That Asquith Is so radical Is cause for
surprise for in the days when Lord
Roseberry was the leader of the Liberal
party and the head of the government,
Asquith was his closest friend. Even
then Roseberry was wavering In his
faith in the cause of democracy and
there was a popular Impression that As
quith was but the echo of his chief. In
deed, Roseberry In retiring sought to
drop his mantle upon the shoulders ot
Asquith, but the distrustful party would
not have It so. Theworthv but mediocre
Campbell-Bamierman assumed the lead
ership - because there was no natural
leader, and Asquith continued to work
in the ranks. But long before Camp-bell-Bannerman's
retirement was an
nounced ever3body knew that Asquith
would be hls successor.
The prime minister was born in a vil
lage of Yorkshire in 1852. When he was
12 years old his father died, leaving
nothing, and young Asquith came to
London to live with an uncle. He en
tered the city of London school, and
there won two scholarships which en
abled him to go to Oxford Tvhere he en
tereoSBalliol college. His career at Ox
ford was a. brilliant one, and after he
left the university he was called to the
bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1S76. It Is in
teresting to Americans to recall the
fact that there was but one other per
son called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn
that day Wu Ting Fang, the Chinese
diplomat so long a popular resident of
To eke out the meager income derived
from the law, Mr. Asquith was a con
tributor to the newspaper and periodi
cal pres. In 18S3 he published a trea
tise on the newly enacted corrupt prac
tices act, which brought him into favor
able notice of politicians all over the
country. Ii 18S6 he was elected to par
liament as the member for the constit
uency of East Fife in Scc-tland, which
he has represented ever since.
First Prominence In 1SST.
His first prominence was gained in.
1SS7 when he defended one of the men
being tried for complicity in the famous
Trafalgar Square riots. In the next
year he was junior to Sir Charles Rus
sell, afterward Lord Russell of Klllo
wen. In the Parnell commission. That
commission was summoned to inquire
into the genuineness of a certain letter
which Parnell. the Irish leader, was sup
posed to have written, condoning the
famous Phoenix Park murders, and
which had been published in The Times.
It was Mr. Asqulth's cross-examination
of Macdonald, manager of The
Times, which overthrew the case for
that paper and which convinced the pub
lic that the letter was a forgery even
before the adventurer Piggatt had con
fessed the crime and had committed
suicide. But it was not until within the
last few months that the public found
out that the forgery of the Parnell let
ter was a deliberate consniracv en-
TJier's never any false bottom la a
peck of trouble. Takes a g-eneral t' git
nlonr vrith a well-off -wife.
LAS CEUCES AND
tered Into by the Conservative govern
ment and The Times.
Honored by Gladstone. '
In 1S92 Mr. Gladstone called Asquith
into the cabinet and gave him the post
of home secretary. This was so sur
prising, in view of the fact that Asquith
did not spring from the governing class,
that even W. T. Stead referred to the
appointment as "audacious." He retired
from offico- when the Liberal party tto?
overthrown in 1S95, and was a promi
nent worker in the opposition untikthe
Liberals returned to power in 1906. when
he was given the pest of chancellor of
the exchequer. He was responsible for
the production of three budget?, 'hose
of 1906. 1907 and 190S. The first two
were notremarkable, but the third pos
sessed thtj! salient feature of the grant
of old ag pensions, which was the i ore
runner of the present campaign for f-c-clal
When Mr. Asquith become premier,
Lloyd-George succeeded him at the ex
chequer and the great constitutional
crisis was precipitated. The Asquith
government has had a stormy career
but It has battled for a great principle,
and if it wins it will permanently en
throne the democracy in absolute power
in Great Britain. The primp, minister
j is a man who appeals but little to the
popular imagination, but if he is suc
cessful in his present fight hs nane
will be writ large in the annals of the
age-long British struggle for liberty.
Tomorrow XVIII Balfour, Leader o'r
BEING- GOOD PEICES
Four Cars Shipped From
Las Graces Pumping
Las Cruces, X; ML, July 15. Four cars
of cantaloupes "ha.ve been shipped oat
.to date and with, the prices the melons
are bringing in the eastern, market the
farmers .will make some money this
W. O. Evans has put In a pumping
plant to save his cantaloupe patch and
Wm. Palmer, jr. Is here from Rin
con. , .. f
P. F. Campbell, of the CampbelF
Henry Realty company, is In the Pass
city today on business.
Umpire DeWigglns went to EI Paso
this forenoon to umpire the game be
tween El Paso and Douglas.
RECEPTTOX FOR EL PASO
GIRL GIVEX AT LA MESA.
Rev. Easter Conducts Services, Bap
tises Ttto Coav,erfs General aad
Personal Xevrs of Valley People.
La Mesa, X. Ml, July 22. Miss Katie
Jones entertained in honor nt her.
guest, Miss M. Cottlnham, of EI Paso.
Those in attendance were: Misses
Jones, Cottlnham, Hilda and Hazel
Creamer. Willie La Shure. Earna Reese,
Mary LIvesay, Saran Rush, and Grace
Hyland, and Iva Bailey, of La Union;
Volney Potter, Alfred and Hart Green
wood, Earl and Faye Stamper, "W. C
Mead, Renick Livesay, Wayne Hyland
and Will Mundy.
The Junior Guild wil enterain In
formally on Friday evening.
Rev. Henry Easter, of EI Paso, held
services In St. John's hall. There were
Miss Abba Linn. B. , J. Viljoen and
Miss Anita Mead have left for a
month's outing in the Black mountains.
Mrs. A. R. Herron, of Las Cruces, i3
guest of her son. Ed Herron.
Miss Iva Bailey of La Union, is" vis
iting Miss Katie Jones.
Mrs. John McCluer, of Las Cruces. Is
visiting, her brothers. E. and F. Her
ron. Alfred Greenwood is spending a few
days in El Paso.
R- C. Bailey, of El Paso is in the
LAS CRUCES PLAXS FOR.
DELEGATES TO CONGRESS.
Afloat In Summer
Some More Hot Weather Fiction
By Wex Jones
Large Xnmher W'lll Attend National
Convention at Paeblo Valley Com
merce Chamber Jo Meet.
Las Cruces, N. M., July 22. President
Galles, of the Mesilla valley chamber
of commerce, will call a meeting to
discuss plans for the National Irriga
tion congress at Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 26,
and to elect delegates to represent the
chamber. The full quota of delegates
fallowed to the county will be tilled
from- the different appointive bodies.
It? is reasonably sure that a car load
of delegates will go from the valley.
VALLEY RESIDENTS VISIT
CANYON NEAR LAS CRUCES.
Las Cruces, X. M., July 22. Soledad
canyon with Its living spring of pure,
cold water and massive juniper trees,
is attracting many valley residents'
Those sojourning there now are Mrs.
J-ohn Lemon and children, and Mrs.
Mandell and niece; Mrs. Lorenzen, of
EI Paso; Bliss Freeman and familv,
Neil C. Cross and the famlllesof J. G.
Stuart and W. J. Stevens.
LAS CRUCES HOTEL ARRIVALS.
future will be about ir
EABBIT CHASE UNDEE
BAN AT COWBOY PAEK
Humane Society Gets Re
sults; Officer Morrow
As a result of the activity of the El
Paso Humane society and the efforts
of humane officer E. E. Morrow, there
will be no more rabbit chasing at Cow
boy park in Juarez. Although the so
ciety has no jurisdiction on the Mexican
side f the river the manager of the
park has consented to eliminating this
This was reported to the Humane so
ciety at its meeting in the chamber of
commerce Thursday evening. The report
of special officer Morrow, submitted at
the meeting, shows the following work
One horse put to death, four dogs
killed, three cats killed; homes found for
two dogs and one cat; arrests for cru
elty to animals, five, two women and
three men; three horses taken off the
street In a crippled condition 26 horses
ordered off the streets for shoeing.
OOX those readers who like their . captain of the Frigate Bird maintain
summer nciion to irivol along '"? tnat the wet sails
about a yachting party on saD- I conducive to rheumatism
phire seas will be unable to satisfy But hark! who is this
their craving. All the yachting: stor- It is Elvira ElHot
And she is a prisoner. '
But hush. she has a plan.
With an air of carelessness she walks
past the binnacle. Without appearing
to look at the compass, Elvira vet man
ages to notice that the needle "is point
ing In a northerly direction. Quickly
she turns the binnacle around. r tht
fneedle now points to the south!
it is a week later.
NEW FIXTURES FOR EL
PASO'S NEWEST BANK.
The contract for the El Paso Bank
and Trust company's new fixtures, to j
be Installed in the new Sheldon corner,
is to be let this week. The represent
ative of an eastern company is here
drawing the plans for the fixtures and
the contract will be be let as soon
as plans are completed. The El Paso
Bank and Trust company will have the
northeast corner of the new hotel
ies of the
No longer will the villain decoy the
beautiful rolled oats mojlel aboard his
fast yacht and steairt rapidly out to sea;
Instead, he will cast a grapple from
his aeroplane and hook up any one he
wants to kidnap. Then the hero will
commandeer a war dirigible and, after
a terrific battle in the central blue
all the airy navies must grapple ex-1
aciii in me center or tne blue will
reecue the victim with a hydrogen div
Next year there will not be a word
about the yacht, so a prominent nov
elist has written the following fare
well story of the old sea type:
The Frigate Bird was a trim little
yacht of some 30,000 tons, and as she
lay at anchor alongside the West In
dies dock she was a sight to fill any
sailor with admiration. The hull of
the Frigate Bird wasi painted white, in
indicating great speed. The deck was
paved with cobblestone, which in
stantly 'conveyed to the nautical mind
an impression of strength and dura
bility. On the lofty masts several vard- of
canvas was hanging out to drj The
. Frlgate BIrd- lr wicked owner,
the Count de Festoon, aboard, was
plunging steadily north, the captain
and all aboard (.except Elvira) ttiink
ing they were headedVsouth.
Elvira was constantly on the look
out. At Etah she knew that Hetookhis
Iook and Iweish would be waiting
They were two, Eskimos whom she had
cured of chilblains, three years before.
They would do anything for her If
only the Frigate Bird would go far
Just as the captain appeared to su3
pect that the yacht was not going south
a canoe came alongside the Frltrate
In it we're Hetookhishook. Iweish
an 1 Dr Cook
Tne Count d'e Festoon was foiled. j
Las Cruces, X. M., July 22. The fol
lowing guests are registered at Hotel
Don Barnardo: Wm. Palmer, jr., Rin
con; Jay Good, El Paso; Wm. Everett.
Leopold, X. M.; L. G. Lansmann, J. A.
Bostwick. Brew-ley, Cal.; D. E. Cowen,
El Paso: H. S. George, Houston; Les
lie Payne. EI Paso; Mrs. H. Richard
son. Philadelphia: Mrs. H. R. Hannum.
Telles; G. A. Willison, Albuquerque; J.
A. Root C. D. Nielson, El Paso.
MEXICAN" HAS HIS
vFOOT CUT OFF
Re toning Home Prom Ari
zona, Meets With Ac
cidentat El Paso.
Benito " Morales, a Mexican laborer
aged 30 yearshad his left foot cut off
Just below the ankle when run over
Kby a Santa Fe freight train at old Fort
Bliss about 6 o clock Friday morning.
He was taken to the police station and
frjom there removed to the county hos
pital. He was on his way home to Hulsco d
Vasolo, in, the state of Guanajuato,
Mexico, irom Flagstaff. Ariz., near
which place he had been employed on
construction work, and had ridden on
the freight from Rincon. X. M. He could
not tell how the accident occurred,
other than to say he had fallen under
the wheels of the train on which he
was coming to El Paso.
Part of the bone had to beamputated
at the hospital and hopes are expressed
for his recovery. 4