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4 " Wednesday, August 17, 1910.
EL PASO HERALD
110 Bill! FIGHT
By MEX BEACIJ
Author of "The
tiers" and "The Barrier59
A Stirring Story of the Great Nortliwes
Mr. Beach has written his most powerful novel in. "The Sil
, ver Horde." His characters are men and women of flesh
and bone. There is action in every line of this story of fren
zied finance that embraces the money markets of New York
and Chicago as well as the mining and salmon fishing indus
tries of Alaska. :-
The Silver Hprde Is by Far the Most Exciting
to the Public in Recent Years
The Opening Chapter Appears on Page 14 of
Be Sure to Read It.
This company" established a record yesterday when we paid
every cent of insurance carried in fche fire which destroyed tfce
Buckler Building Sunday. 3Ioreover, no other insurance company
would have paid the claim.
That's Our Way of
Housewives can better
afford to buy
W OEUCIQUS -V
MORE SITES FOR FEDERAL
BUIMUXG AT LAS CRUCES
This is to certify that I carried insurance in the Inter
Insurance Underwriters Company and the damage sustained
to my business as a result of the Sunday fire has been settled
satisfactorily and I take this means of recommending the
Inter-Insurance Underwriters Company to the people of El
Pso. C. W. BROCK,
105 Texas St. (Barber Shop).
We are still writing insurance at the old rate.
Look over your policies and let us give you pro
tection. Inter-Insurance Underwriters
Globe Sites Are Also Offered; Texnjr
Senior Senator Returns to "Wash
Ington, Goes to Summer Home.
Washington, D. C, Aug-. 17. The fol
lowing" additional bids have been filed
with the treasury department for the
federal building- site at Las Cruces, N.
T. S. Hunt, 122x125, corner Main and
Court streets. $15,000.
T. Roualt, 142x300; $7200.
T. Roualt, 100x150, Water and Griggs
T. Roualt, 150x180, Water and Griggs
strets; $15,000. j
T. Roualt, 180x287, Water and Griggs
T. Roualt, 109x140, Grig-gs and Church
T. Roualt, 115x150 Water and Lee
Additional bids for the federal build
ing site at Globe, Ariz., are:
J. Suter, 140x140, fronting- on Broad
J. Suter, 150x32S, fronting- on Broad
Senator Culberson returned to Wash
ington for a short time and returned to
his mountain resort. He is improving
rapidly In health, and feels better than
he has before for several years.
319-320 HeraW Bldg.
Phone Bell 1111.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Owbridge, oi
Springfield, 111., are visiting- their
daughters, Misses Ethel and Lilian
Owbrige, 71)9 Vorth Oregon street. Mr.
and Mrs. Owbridge are returning from
a two months' trip through the north
west and the Pacific coast and -will vlsll
their daughters a week before leaving
for home. Mr. Owbridge is a rominen
insurance and loan broker in Spring-fielcL
for they are pure and reliable
flavors; have always in purit)
and strength conformed to thi
Pure Food laws.
G-eorge Francis- Wilson Who
Died at Albuquerque,
Father of El Pasoan.
George Francis Wilson, of Phoenix,
Ariz., said to be a millionaire, is re
ported, to have died at Albuquerque, N.
M., Tuesday morning.
The deceased leaves a -widow, and a
son, Richard, who is a Pullman con
ductor on the Santa Fe runing between
El Paso and Albuquerque, and who, to
gether -with his -wife, makes his home
In the Bassett flats.
Tbe body of the deceased -was shipped
to El Paso and thence to Providence,
R. I., -where his early home -was and
tv here he is understood to have own
ed real estate of considerable value be
sides property "which he held at Las
Cruces, X. M.
(Continued From Page One.)
13 room building, in complete repair, s. w. corner Franklin and EI
Paso Sts., opposite Cleveland Square. An ideal location for Doctor
or Dentist. Part of building is arranged for offices.
Frank FL Tobin
president ofthe El Paso Brick company 1
and also owned a number of valuable
real estate holdings including Interest
In the property near the El Paso foun
dry which was cut off by the change
in the river bed.
CAMPBELL TO CALL
(Continued From Page One.)
would be convened. The spider bill
which died on the senate calendar to
day is not to be resurrected until the
regular session of 1911.
Democratic Convention Rebuked.
After a hot debate in which repre
sentative Fuller of San Jacinto county
declared th Galveston platform's rec
ommendation that the legislature dis
pose of the fire rating- KTJard law and
adjourn had its origin in a "drunken,
morbid delegation that did not represent
the people of Texas," the house by a
vote of 61 to 43 passed a resolution re
buking the state Democratic convention.
Representative Fuller also said the
action of the convention was an "insult
to the common decency and the intelli
gence of every self respecting member
of the legislature."
Representative Looney urged in vain
his substitute, -which was more pacific,
it merely providing that the house as
a body ignore the recommendation.
Insurance Committee Agrees.
The free conference committee on in
surance agreed today. In the main, the
house bill was retained and the maxi
mum rates and the competitive figures
in the senate bill was retained. The
only detail not decided is who is to ap- 1
jjuiut me cumuiissiouer ior tne next i
Buueniitioniu term. xnis is JlKely to
Mrs. C. N. Buckler Arrives
From California Acci
dents a Shock.
Mrs. C. N. Buckler, owner of the
Buckler building which burned Sunday
morning, arrived Tuesday evening from
Long Beach, where she has been spend
ing the summer. Mrs. Buckler has
formed no plans for the future of the
site as shells too much depressed at the
present time ovV the loss of her prop
erty, and the shook of the death of
mayor Robinson and fireman Ware. She
has been in consultation with Hawkins
Bros., her local agents who are having
the walls of the ruins wrecked.
Mrs. Buckler stated that the building
which was erected seven years ago, was
valued at $75,000 and that her loss will
be heavy, as she carried but $30,000 in
surance. "I am becoming reconciled to the loss
of mv nrnnprtv" Mrs. Buckler said
Wednesday morning "but It is the death j
of the men under tne wan mai is mu j
distressing to me." J
Mrs. Buckler Is the guest of Mr. ana
Mrs. J. A. Happer.
FALLS UNDER TRAIN,
LOSES RIGHT LIMB
TEXAS LEGISLATOR IS
3T03IIXATED FOR JUDGE
J. T. Cannlcx, of Brownsville, Candidate
For School Supcxintnedent, Is Xamcd
For County Judgeship.
Brownsville, Tex., Aug. 17. J. T.
Canales, representative of the 95th
representative district in the legisla
ture, also a Democratic nominee for
county school suDerintendsnt- t-n; nnm
inated for county judge of Cameron
county at an Independent mass meeting
The action came as a surprise, be
cause A. B. Cole, United States com
missioner, had been slated for tho nom
ination for the judgeship, and accepted
by telegraph yesterday. A full county
ticket was named including spvomi
PRISONS TO BE GOVERNED
BY THREE COMMISSIONERS
Chairman Gllmore of the Penitentiary
Committee Is Authority for State
ment Bill Is In Making.
Austin, Texas, Aug. 17. Chairman
Gllmore, of the penitentiary committee,
is authority for the statement that a
bill which the committee is preparing.
Will provide for the manasrsmpnt nr
prisons by three commissioners all to
oe named at the same time, but their
terms expiring at different times.
If the constitutional amendment is
secured, the terms of the commissioners
will be made three 3rears, one to be e
lect-ed every two years.
SULLIVAN TELLS OF
HIS NARROW ESCAPE
Assistant Fire Chief Comes
Out of Hospital With.
Assistant chief Dave Sullivan, of the
fire department, who was caught under
the falling wall at the Buckler build
ing Sunday morning, was down town
"Wednesday morning and visited the
scene of the fire for the first time since
his narrow escape from death at the time
mayor Robinson and fireman Ware lost
t-hlt- lives. The assistant chief has his
right hand in bandages and his entire
right arm is badly bruised from the
falling brick which struck him. He is
also suffering from a slight scalp wound
which was prevented from being fatal
by the metal helmet which he was wear
ing at the time of the accident.
The assistant chief says he remembers
little of what" happened after the first
bricks started falling from the wall pre
ceding the avalanche of material.
"I heard the wall make a peculiar
noise as it cracked and started to fall.
I also remember of the bricks starting
to fall around me and that was the last
J did remember until I was out of the
wreckage and on any way to rthe hos
Fullivan was receiving congratulations
fronj. everyone he met down town "Wed- j
nesday morning. His leit nana wa-
kept busy shaking the hands of his
friends who congratulated him on his
narrow escape from death.
ICERRVILLE IS THE SCENE
OF WEST TEXAS FAIR
Floyd Bearup, Returning
From Swim, Falls Un
der Wheels and
Floyd Bearup, 19yearold boy who has
been working for an El Paso sign
painter as an apprentice, fell under an
incoming Southern Pacific freight near
the union station Tuesday afternoon
and his left leg was cut off just be
low the knee. The boy in company with
three others, had been swimming in the
river above the diversion dam and was
attempting to catch the incoming train
for a ride to town. Bearup lost his
footing on the ladder of the car which
he had attempted to board, andffell un
der the wheels, his left limb being cut
off above the ankle. He was taken to
the county hospital where he . received
medical attention. The boy stated that
he was from Flint, Mich., where his
father, H. G. Bearup was a painter.
Chief detective Stansel seftt a message
to the boy's father TuesOay night no
tifying him of the accident, but the
message was returned undelivered.
SHERIFFS AND THIEVES
FIGHT PITCHED BATTLJ3
Sheriff Is Shot and One of the Alleged
Thieves Killed in Battle at Hot
Hot Springs, Ark., Aug. 17. In a des
perate street battle between two alleged
horse thieves and several sheriff's of
ficers here today, George Chltwood one
of the alleged thieves was instantlv
killed by a deputy sheriff and sheriff
Jade Houpt was probablyf at
Jade Houpt was probably fatally
W. T. Hixs.on returned on the limited
Tuesday from Chicago.
Peach Ice cream delrrered after sap
per. Phone the Elite.
SAM UNTERMEYER DENIES
COPPER MERGER RUMORS
Declare That No Snck Step Was Coa-
tsmplatecl In Meetings of prominent
American Financiers Abroad.
London, England, Aug. 17. Reports
of a conference between Thomas F.
Ryan, J. D. Ryan, Samuel Untermeyer
and other Americans now In London,,
were for the purpose of arranging a
big copper merger, are stated here to
be entirely -without foundation. Unter
meyer today Issued an emphatic denial.
M. Newman, a member of the city
council of Bisbe, Ariz., was In El Paso
Tuesday night on business. Mr. New
man expressed his surprise at the
amount of building, completed and in
progress here since his last visit to
the city 12 months ago.
IN ITS DEALINGS WITH ITS CUSTOMERS FOR
THIRTY YEARS THE
fIRST NATIONAL BANK
Has demonstrated its purpose in giving depositors every advantage ob
tained fay years of experience and. it is a definitely set-tied policy to study
their requirements thus meeting intelligently their needs. Diligence in
every department with this end in view has brought success to the bank
and its customers alike.
Capital S -600,000
Surplus and Profits 225,000
We cordially invite new business connections.
Our new savings department pays 4 per cent on deposits.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS UNTIL 8 O'CLOCK.
Automobile Races a. Feature of the Ex
position This Year Farmers
Display a Good One.
Kerrvllle, Texas. Aug. IT. The West
Texas fair, one of the largest of its
kind in Texas, opened here today and
will continue through Thursday and
Friday. This year, in addition to the
usual horse racing, there will be auto
The agricultural and livestock, ex
hibits are already in place and excel
those of any previous fair. This year
has been an exceptionally prosperous
one for farmers and they have been
able to make a much better display
DJUTANT GENERAL. NEAVTON
INVESTIGATES THE KILLING
C R. MOREHEAD, President. GEO. D. FLORY, Cashier.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN, V. Pres. C. N. BASSETT, VIca Pre..
L. J. GILCHRIST, Asst. Cash.
State National Bank
ESTABLISHED APRIL, 1831.
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $175,000.
A Legitimate Banking Business Transacted in All Its Branches.
HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR MEXICAN MONEY.
Rio GrandeValley Bank &Trust Co.
W. W. Turner, Presfc.
S. T. Turner," Vice Prest.
W- Cooley, V. P. & Mgr.
v "V. E. Arnold, Cashier.
F M. Murchison, Asst. Cashier.
H. E. Christie, Secy.
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS $150,000
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS
ESPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUT OF TOWN ACCOUNTS
' Holds Conference With Captain John-
son Relative to tbe KIHInpr of
Ttto Militiamen on Train.
Austin, Tex.. Aug. 17. capt. rea a.
Johnson, of the Dallas hospital corps,
Texas National Guard, arrived here to
day and conferred with adjutant gen
eral Newton, regarding the killing of
troopers Warren Williams and A. B.
Puckett on a train near Abbott last
Saturday. Johnson furnished the names
of all witnesses to the tragedy.
Z. T. White and wife returned Tues
day afternoon from a visit in the easf
and to his old Virginia home.
E. H. Rogers, of the El Paso Brick
company, is expected to reach here this
week from his home in Illinois.
C. B. Stevens
has returned from
Is a boon to the
busy housewife and
A package in the
pantry saves labor in
hot weather, and the
family enjoy this
crisp, flavoury food.
Order a package
and tell yourself J
CITY NATIONAL BANK
EL PASO, TEXAS.
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY
Capital, Surplus and Profits, $350,000
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
U. S. Stewart Frank Powers C. H. LeaveH H. J. Simmons
A. G. Andreas W. B. Latta. B. Blumenthal
J. F. Williams H. if. Andreas J. H. Itfav
YOUR BANKING BUSINESS IS RESPECTIVELY INVITED
nflBffiBtt Ml If m l wivk m Ml wSBHB
CONSERVATISM AND PROGRESS
A marked feature of the history of this bank Is tht
fact that conservatism aid progress have been Insejjax
ably linked pi every transactr-on. no worthy enterprise
conforming to the principles of safe banking ever hatinr
ben passed without due consideration. Financial n.-r
dence has always been an ever present attendant to d
progressive spirit wmen nas marked the manae-em
of fh!i Institution
"The Memory Lingers"
Postum Cereal Ob., Ltd.. Battle Creek, 3iich.
El Paso Bank & Trust Co.
319 San Antonio St,
Solicits Your Patronage
Capital Stock $1003000
R. M. TURNER, Pres. F. P. JONES, V-Pres
A. F. KERR, Cashier LEEH. CREWS, Asst. Cask'r. I