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Et Faso's Rapid Growth
Official United States Census.
Population 1010 30,279
Population 1000 15,000
Population 1800 --.. 10.33S
El Paso, Texas,
November 11, 1910-12 Pages
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Merely a Question Now of
Sites at a
PUTTING MILL HERE
El Paso will set the auxiliary plants
of the Madera Lumber company if suit
able locations can be obtained at suit
able prices a lumber finishing- plant
and a factory for the making of wrap
pins' papers and newspaper. As be
tween El Paso and Juarez, Dr. F. S.
Pearson's personal preference favors
El Paso and El Paso will get them if
locations can be obtained at reason
"I personally favor El Paso as the
location cf the plants, but of course
we will be guided in teE matter by
our own interests," said Dr. Pearson
at the St. Regis Friday morning. "It
is a matter, however, that will require
"a gtod deal of investigation and study
and I am not prepared to make any
definite' statement regarding the aux
iliary plants. OF course the prime con
sideration will be transportation."
To Know iia a Month.
'In a month's time," said the capi
talist, "I think I will know what we
will do and where the plants will be
located, and until that time I will not
be able to give out any definite in
formation." Regarding the duty on wood pulp
and manufactured paper fcr print pur
poses, Dr. Pearson said that the ques
tion would not affect the location of
the sites for the rlants. "There is no
duty on wood pulp and the duty on
iie wspu-pei, u LUiXL nuuia qui eiuui
4nto the question of location," he said.
Dr. Pearson stated that it was not
the intention of the Madera company, t'nat Hawiey, -the Democrat, has
which is the largest lumber interest in j jJeen elected governor. With 50 pre
the republic of Mexico, to manufacture , clncts to hear fr0m. he leads governor
the higher grade of paper and that j Brad by aDout 100o. Both branches o
the local plant would be limited to the le&islarure are Republican,
wrapping paper and newspaper. J tt- Renubllcan.
The lumber owned by the MaM-rt
company, standing, is said to be enougn
to run the twin lumber mills of the
company at Madera in full capacity
lor the next 19 years.
Return Here Thursday.
Dr. Pearson and his party returned
to Juarez Thursday evening from a
trip of inspection over -the Mexico
Northwestern, owned by the Pearson
interests, and to the town of Pearson,
which is named" after the Canadian!
The work of construction on the
extension to connect Pearson with Ma
dera, the site of the big- lumber mills,
is being pushed,, both railway con
struction work and the tunnel work.
The forces are working from both ends
of the line.
Dr. Pearson and the: -other -members
of the parry who are connected with
the Madera company and the Mexico
"VrtT-tVi-nrtititoTTi fm nrcr n El "Pnsntl
parlv Fridav morning, and in com- I
pany with real estate agents, visited. secure two of the disputed votes in or-
-a number of probable sites for the der to COntrol while the Republicans
lumber products plants. The party will jg to secure five to get the 52
also inspected sites in Juarez. j votes rifecess'ary to elect Carter. In
Many in Fartv gage tiie Republicans get four and tho
Friday evening the Pearson party Democrats two of v the disputed seats.
will leave over the Mexican National the legislature will be a tie on joint
railways for Chihuahua and will 'go j ballot.
from there to Madera to Inspect the j Missouri Republican,
properties of the Pearson syndicate j St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 11. Late un
there. They will return to El Paso official returns from 102 of the 114
early next week en route to New York, j counties in Missouri indicate that the
In the party are Dr. and Mrs. F. S. i Republicans have elected the state
Pearson and daughter, -Miss Natalie ticket, John C. Brown, Republican, is
Pearson, and Miss Pearson's guest, leading judge James B. Gant for the
Miss Josephine Blaine, of New Yor'k; ! long term in the supreme court by
TL C. Ferris, general manager of tha j 5365.
Mexico Northwestern at Chihuahua; Returns from the missing 12 coun?
Hiram C. Smith, general manager of ties will not materially affect the re
h Madera conmanv: G. C. Benfield. suit.
treasurer of the Mexico Northwestern,
of New York; Walter Gow, vice presi
dent and general counsel, of New
York; E. D. Kenna, vice president, of
New York; A. H Dougherty, general
sales agent, of Chicago; and F. Black
man, of London, Dr. Pearson's private
After looking over sites shown him
by real estate agents, going over vthe J
city, Dr. Pearson returned to tne St.
Regis and expressed himself in favor
of El Paso ?or the location of the Ma- I
dera company s auxiliary plants. It
-will be a month, however, he said, he
fore a final decision on the locations
will be made.
FIVE PERSONS SHOf
IN SALOON ROBBERY
Chicago, III., Nov. 11. Five persons were sho.v, ho fatally, in an attempt
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early today to rou tne saloon or Jjouis ueimont in tne town of Cicero.
Tkree bandits made tke attempt jtt robbery and when Belmont resisted,
s fight began. " .'
One burglar was shot through the head, and Is not expected to recover.
Policeman John Kane, who ran to the aid of Belmont, vus shot through
the body five times, and will probably die.
Millie Coller, a Traitress in an at? joining room, had her nose shot off.
Belmont was hit twice" but will recover.
Fred Cobb, a patron, was hit by tkree bullets but his injuries are not
JAPAN AND CHINA
Victoria, "B. C, Nor; 13. The -friction between the Chinese and Japanese in
Manchuria, Increases, according to advices received here by mail, and Tokio
newspapers say thai the situation is becoming alarming.
Recently Chinese police fn Mukden arrested two Chinese employes of the
Japanese consulate "who called at the German consulate to Inquire concerning
tke movements of the German minister Peking. The Chinese employes are re
ported to have been tortured and sentenced -to three, years Imprisonment de
spite 'strenuous protests by the Japanese consulate.
Thirteen Japanese who ignored an order to leave Taolu, outside the treaty
limits, are said to have been arrested and roughly treated.
A bill forbidding foreigners to reside or trade outside the settlements .Jias
been passed by the Hupek provincial assembly.
Big Noise of Sagamore Hiil
j Is Noisy No More ; Quietus
Oyster Bay, L. I., Not. 11. Oyster
Bay vainly wonders wnat has become
of Col. Roosevelt. Not since his return
from the Spanisn-American war, 12
years ago, has the colonel kept himself
so secluded at home and village folk
don't know what to make of it.
The colonel has not even indulged in
his favorite diversion of felling trees
with an axe, which so delights his vis
itors. It is said he spends most of his
time in his library.
Rogers, Ark"., Nov. 11- Republicans
are claiming the election of E. R.
Granger in -the thir'd Arkansas con
gressional district, over John C. Floyd,
the Democratic incumbent. Repub
lican majorities are "conceded in five
counties of the district. "The official
count will be necessary to determine
the result. -
San "Franeisco, Nov. 11 Late returns
from the Mountain counties indicate a
close contest in tne nri tuu0.aiuu,
district between congressman w. j.
Englebright, Republican, and judge
John E. Baker, the Democratic candi
date, with a possibility that Baker has
. Qinnfoi "Rncrlebrierht leads by
J -, JJl&n 500 with seVeral ' counties
j conceaea to Baker yet to be heard
Idaho Legislature Republican.
T?rv?co. Mahn Xov. 11. It HOW ap-
Tonoka. Kas.. Nov. 11. All doubt as
to the complexion of the next Kansas
legislature is settled. The returns
from 107 of the 125 representative dis
tricts give the Republicans 63 mem
bers, or a" majority. Returns now in
give the Democrats 45. Eighteen dis
tricts are yet to be heard from.
Governor Stubbs's majority over G.
M. Hodges will exceed 14,000.
Montana 3Iay Defeat Carter.
Mont., Nov. 11. with a
United States senatorship as the prize,
managers are sending trusted repre
sentatives to five counties in the state
where state legislative members are
still incomplete. Upon these five
disputed seats, depends the political
complexion of the Montana legislature j
whicn wni cnoose a successor 10 u. a.
senator Thos. H. Carter.
"Without the disputed seats, the
Democrats will have 50 votes on joint
ballot and the Republicans will have
47. The Democrats therefore have to
The other Republican candidates fr
the" supreme bench, superintendent of
schools and railroad commissioner
have large pluralities.
Nebraska Is Republican.
Ohama, Neb., Nov. 11. Almost com
plete returns show that the Republican
state ticket is elected by pluralities
from 3000 to 15,000, the latter for Aid
rich for governor over James C. Dahl
For United States senator, G. M.
f ,LI .
ct jvuiuliIul, J.ICLH nua vrvtiA ctinLUi aui
ket by 20,000. The next legislature will
stand 73 Democrats and 60 Republicans.
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The Constitution Will Stand
Without Change, It Ap
pears To Finish Soon.
PRESENT CONGRESS ,
CAN ACT ON WORK
Santa Fe, N. M., Nov. 11. Disregard
ing the advice of former president
Roosevelt to make the constitution
easily amendable, thj New Mexico con
stitutional convention adopted an ar
ticle whicn will make it extremely
difficult to amend khe document. It
will take a two-thirds vote of- each
house of the legislature in a regular
session to propose an amendment and a
majority vote of the people amount
ing to at least 40 percent of the entire
electorate to ratify such proposal. It
will take two legislatures at regular
session and a majority vote of the
electorate as well as a majority in at
least one-half of the counties to call
a constitutional convention to revise
As to irrigation, the convention de
clares for the priority of appropria
tion as against the riparian doctrine.
The position of mine inspector was
created to be appointive and the age
limit "for employment in mines was
placed at 14. I
An effort will be made to adjourn
the conventi0n on Nov. 19. as the Re
publican leaders desire the present
congress to pass on the constitution.
Taxation Up Now.
The convention today wrestled with
the knottiest problem that has been
before it thus far the subject of taxa
tion and it probably will be midnight
before it finishes the article.
It is proposed to leave only the
articles on apportionment, miscellan
eous provisions and revisions for nevt
week, so as to make sure of adjourn
ment by Saturday, Nov. 19.
Xo Park Fitmans There.
Last evening the convention adopted,
the article on counties and municipal!
ties, slashing the committee report to
pieces. It will leave the formation of
new counties -to future legislatures in
stead of restricting-it as the commit-
tee had proposed. All county officers
are to be on a straight salary and
selves or ior any other county office j
excepting- the probate" clerk and pro
bate judge. H. O. Bursum made, the
latter amendment for the purpose, as
one delegate put it, of smashing rings
of county officials" organized to work
for yieir own succession to office.
NEARS AN END
New York Men Agree to' Re
turn; JNew Jerseyites
Must Act Now.
New York, N. Y., Nov. 11. If the
striking express company drivers and
helpers on the Jersey side of tne river
endorse the agreement reached early
this morning between the representa
tives of the companies and the strikers
in New York the -strike which has
naralyzed the express business in New
York &nd vicinity for two weeks, will
I be ended. They expected to do so at a
New York section has already accept
ed the agrement.
The settlement provides that the ex-
prt'ss companies take back the striking
employes wirnout discrimination
against union men and conferences are'
tobegin at 'once looking to an agree
ment in wages and hours.
If the Jersey men reject the agree
ment, the New York men will stay out.
Drivers and chauffeurs on a. strike
not employed by the express companies
are not affected. These chauffeurs who
struck in sympathy with the express
drivers and went back to work a week
ago when their demands were granted,
were directed to strike again because
the company wouK not permit them
to wear the union "button. It was or
dered that all garages still hostile to
the union be picketed.
RACE IN GEORGIA
Billy Ejoipper, Wlio Drove
Pathfinder Car Through
Here, W ins Race.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. 11. Over road
ways oiled black as rubber and almost
as smooth two international light car
races were run here today, one at 276.S
miles for the Savannah challenge trophy
and $1000; the other at 190.3 miles for
the Tiedman cup and $1000.
The winding course of 17.3 miles Is
admitted the fastest in tne country.
Tremendous crowds lined the course,
which was guarded by state militia.
There were also little groups of negro
convicts; ready to make quick repair
or remove wrecks.
The Savannah challenge trophy was
won by Joe Dawson in a Marmon in
four hours, 23 minutes and 40 seconds.
Billy Knipper, driving- a Lancia car,
won the TIedeman trophy. His time
for 190.3 miles was three hours, 15
minutes, 2 3-5 seconds.
MANY DROWN IN
WRECK OF BOATS
Boulogne sur Mer, France, Nov. 11.
Twenty-one persons were drowned in
the wreck of two fisbing vessels- during
a severe storm in tne English channel
today. One of the craft collided with
an ocean steamer. The other fishing
boat was foundered. It is feared tho
crews were lost.
A boat occupied by four customs
agents is missing.
BANKER lyTLLS HIMSELF.
Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 11. D. F. M.
Schas, president of the Continental'
Savings bank and a widely known fi
nancier, committed suicide today by
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Photograpn (above) of the town of Amapala; a diagram of the surrounding country; and the United States
gunboat Princeton, which is now anchored off Amapala, with its guns trained upon the governor's palace which is
occupied by Jose Valladares, leader of the revolt against the Davilla government. A recent dispatch states that
Gen. "Valladares insulted the American consul agent at A'mapala, George Schmuck, and threatened to shoot Jup his
residence. TVTien commander O. H. Hayes, of the Princeton 'neard of this, he imediately prepared his ship for action
and sent word to "the revolutionists that if foreigners were molested he would shoot the governor's palace full of
holes. The western portion of Honduras- is in a state of great excitement and outbreaks are frequent.
TURKEY TWO CENTS
REDUCTION CREDITED TO DEMOCRATS
New York, 3T. T., Nov. 11. Cheerful Democratic leaders here declared to
day that the Democratic landslide of Tuesday has already been followed by an
important decrease in the cost of living.
Their evidence was In -the shape of
showing that the quotations on Thanksgiving turkey are two cents per pound
le.s than a year ago under Republican rule.
Bisbee Ariz., Xov, li. Ordering "hands up," with a revolver leveled at four
men, a lone bandit masked in blue, held up the Trolley saloon at Lowell last
midnight. Emptying the cash register of 40 he backed out and disappeared Into
TO SUE SOUTHERN
PACIFIC FOR LAND
Government Takes Action to
Recover Oil Lands in
Washington, D. C, Nov. 11. At
torney general "Wlckersham - by direc
tion of president Taft has begun an
inquiry to determine whether 60f0
acres of valuable oil lands In Cali
fornia were known to contain oil when
patented to the Southern Pacific rail
road. If sucli was the case, a suit to re-"
cover will be instituted-
This is said to be only the beginning
of many-similar suitr The allegation
has been made to the president that
thousands' of acres of public lands
have been patented to individuals with
a knowledge that they contained oil,
and in many cases have found their
way into the hands of corporations.
A very complate search of the rec
ords will be made by the department
of justice and if the result warrants,
proceedings will be begun for a restor
ation to the public domain of all lands
PLAYFUL KICK IS CAUSE
OF SMALL BOY'S DEATH
Sherman, Tex., Nov. 11. Will Bai
ley, 7 years old. died at a sanitarium
here this morning from Internal in
juries which he suffered when kicked'
in the stomach by a companion while
playing leap frog at school.
a statement from the poultry markets '
OF WESTERN UNION
Refusal to Show Messages to
Grand Jury Causes a
Baird, Tex., Nov. 11. R. D. Gould,
of Dallas, representative of the West
ern Union Telegraph company, is in jail
under three days' sentence; J. W. Percy,
local manager of the company, has
been fined $100 and a warrant is out
for the arrest of Norman Ringer, su
perintendent of the Western Union at
Dallas, charging contempt of court for
the company's refusal to give the
grand jury here all the messages se,nt
from Baird during the past year or
dering liquor. The files are now un
der lock and key, and the company re
fuses to produce any messages unless
a specific description is given, accom
panied by an order from the sender.
Q KILLED IX A MINE &
-$ EXPLOSION IX ILLINOIS
Hillsboro, 111., Nov. 11. Four
$ were killed and ten are miss- -
ing as a result of an ex-
plosion m a mine of the Shoal
Creek Coal company at Pana-
ma, 12 miles north of here, to-
day. Fifteen others were in- -&
FRENCH RIVERS .
OUT OF BANKS
Great Mood Damage Is Be
ing Done in Many Sec
tions of Country.
Paris, France, Nov. 11. The rive
Seine is again on a rampage, due to
prolonged rains In eastern France. The
suburbs of Paris In the vicinity of the
river are already flooded. The river
I Muerthe and branches are over their
inundating many villages.
Great damage has been done in Nancy,
where 1500 persons have been driven
from their homes.
The valley of the river Moselle is
flooded and many factories are shut
Great Floods In France.
Paris, France, Nov. 11. A serious
flood situation has developed in east
ern France. -The river Muerthe and its
tributaries are over their banks. Many
villages have been inundated. At Nan
cy, alone, there are 1500 homeless. Im
mense damage has been done. Tho val
ley traversed by the river Moselle is
one vast lake. Many factories have
stopped work. The river Seine threat
ens to Invade the famous Cruesot steel
XACO IS CUT OFF -&
FROM GAS SERVICE -&
Bisbee, Ariz., Nov. 11. Naco
is now without gas on account
& of a break In the main and an -
& explosibn yesterday afternoon.
Ninety thousand feet of gas
THE CITY OF
Washington. D. C, Nov. 11. Fifty-one men are now in jail in Mexico City
for participation In the anti-American riots there, according to advices to
the state department today from ambassador Wilson. The ambassador says
the streets are being patroled and he does not expect any further acts of
violence. The Mexican authorities have furnished ample protection for the
Complying with a request made by secretary of state Knox, an inquiry
has been instituted by Governor Camp hell, of Texas, into the lynching of An
tonio Rodriguez at Rock Springs, Texas, November 3rd.
Until the result of this inquiry Is learned, a definite reply will not he
given, to the request of the Mexican government made by ambassador he La
Barrn. that an official explanation he made of the Incident.
It Is believed here that the Mexican government will be content with
this course and will doubtless prevent further hostile demonstrations against
AmerKana at Mexico City -
Police of National Capital of
Mexico Guard Streets;
SOLDIERS PATROL -GUADALAJARA,
Mexican Government Takes
Every Precaution to Pre
vent Further Outbreaks.
San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 11. jr
Following- the anti-American
demonstrations in Mexico City,
Mexicans at C. P.'D.iaz, opposite,
Eagle Pass, beganxioting- today
and the residence of Luther
Ellsworth, United States consul,
formerly at Chihuahua, was
stoned, as well as homes of
other Americans. No one "Taa
injured and no arrests -were
Mexico City, Mex., Nev. 11. Te
guard against a possible reetItieH of
aati-AmeriCHH, rioting, the government
today issued orders forbidding bull
fights next Sunday. Quiet prevailed
in this city this morning.
Advices from Giiadalajars confirm
last night's reports of violence by a.
od actuated. y the same iiitfr3,.i-
liness toward Americans. At Gaadala-.
jarat a mob of students and others
started for the American csnsnlate
crying "Death te the Cringes," bat ike
policed prevented the rioters from
reaching the consulate.
Windows were smashed last night at
the office of the Americas bsHk,
Masonic hall, and the Quarters f th
American Candy company, the Ameri
can Drug company, the West End
Realty company, and offices of two
American dentists. Many rioters were
arrested, and American consHl MeGiil
was assured hj- the authorities that
precautions woHld be taken to prefect
the property of Americans.
In Guadalajara, for three hours
last night a mob of several hundred'
men and boys of the lower class, in
cited by the Inflammatory speeches
of students of some of the stata
schools, crowded the streets of Guada
lajara imitating- rioters in the national
capital "Wednesday In manifestion
against Americans. Considerable prop
erty was damaged in Guadalajara, but
so far as known no lives were lost.
That city is practically under martial
law and it is believed the riot is well
in the control of the state and federal
troops. Police detachments and die
10th. federal cavalry are guarding- th
American consulate, where consul
Samuel E. Maglll was threatened with
Troops Patrol Gaadalajars.
Four squadrons oX the same troop
j are patrolling- the American residence .
section there and downtown polico are
guarding the American business
houses- Gen. Clement Vlllasenor, com
mander of the fourth federal zone, to
gether with state andv government
troops, anticipated trouble early by
calling out their f entire armed force.
In the fcbsence of governor Miguel
Ahumada, who is ilL Manuel Cuesta
Gallardo. who will- be governor nest
year, spent the night addressing the
different groups of men bent on mak
ing trouble for Americans. The better
class of citizens are reported as keep
ing close to their houses.
Windows were broken by the mobm
a dozen Guadalajara American busi
ness places. The financial loss will be
considerable. The commercial houses
In the center of the town are barri
caded with shutters.
Quiet in Mexico City.
While v. several hundred students
waited in the school of jurisprudence
in this city last night, some of their
comrades called upon governor Lan.i
to request the release of those of their
numbers who were arrested the nig it
previous and in addition, the privilege
of making a further demonstration,
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