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EI Paso's Rapid Growth
Official United States Census.
Population 1910 39,279
Population 1900 15,906
Population 1890 10,338
El Paso, Texas,
November 19, 1910-28 Pages
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Saloon Man Bound Over on
Evidence Produced and
Published in Herald.
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exicans Leave A rizona Towns
Also Says a Man Who Chews
Tobacco Is a Mighty Dirty
COUNTY ATTORNEY I
ACTS IN THE CASE !
TAKES GOOD RAP
AT THE SALOONS
On a charge of exhibiting: a slot ma
chine, Joe Miller, proprietor of the
Hub bar, 411 South El Paso street, was
Saturday morning; bound over to the
errand jury b justice E. B. McCIin
tock. Bond -was placed at $300, which Mil
ler grave. The order was given follow
ing a preliminary hearing in justice
McClintock's court, where Miller ap-1
Bulgin's question box was the source
of some of his hottest snots Friday
night at the tabernacle meeting.
"Do you think a man ought to belong
to the Toltec or Country clubs when
they maintain a bar?" was one-sof the
questions he said had been asked h!m.
"No, I- do not; I understand that
they have bars and men have told me
that they refused to belong for that
Armed: Border Trouble
vMT-ori -nrifh Vii nttAmov tvit. tql- t reason.' lie answered. .uens ciuds
son. Countv attornev W. TV. Bridgors are all right, but ihen you '-avfl a
appeared for the state and conducted j club witn a bar, you have layered your
the examination. Miller -was not placed ! standard to the level of filthy eld ha
on the stand and the cross examina-I lons. Maua ma-i will not go ,nto a
tions conducted bv his attornev were i saloon, but will join the Toltec, Coun-brlef-
j try club or Elks' club and drink
The slot machines seized when Miller there."
was arrested by deputy constables -" ""' " a.t-if """""
Brown and Mebus, following The Her- argument that the saloons paid money
ij3 j 3 j. ' in 1ifoncoc! -fnr Vi cnnnnrt" rfcf tllft
aia exposure, were proaucea in court
One contains a roll on which five
cards are shown. The cards change
position when nickels are dropped into
the machine. The second machine has
a roulet dial, which revolves.
Herald MeH Testify.
G. A. Martin, news editor of The
herald, was the first witness, and he
testified as follows:
"On Monday afternoon, November 14r
1910. I went into the Hub bar, a saloon
at 411 South El Paso street. El Paso,
Texas. I asked for a drink and got it,
also for a cigar and got that and some
change. There were two slot machines
on the bar. I dropped a nickel in one
of the machines. The machine I play-
in licenses for the support of the
streets and schools, Dr. Bulgin paid:
"If you need the money, I will sug
gest the Jesse James plan. Take a
sixshooter and go out and hold a man
up and get it That is far more de
cent. You sell my boy ?1 worth of
whisky, you make an immoral child
of him and incapacitate him from
"Where Booze Money Goes.
"For every S100 worth of booze sold
the brewer gets 5S, the saloonkeeper
$39, the city $3 and the taxpayers pay
out $S to pay for criminal prosecution
which is caused by the booze. You
never heard of a porterhouse steak
causing a man to take a rolling pin
Phoenix, Ariz., .Nov. 19. Heavy buying of arms and ammunition in Phoenix,
Yuma, Tucson, Benson, Nogales and Naco. The purchasers are Mexicans.
Many Mexicans in this section have left in the last three days.
Indications point to an outbreak along theborder and at Cananea, Hermosillo
Hundreds of Mexican laborers in this section havequit work the past week.
Ralph Johnstone, Aviator Who
Was Dashed To Death At Denver
nnrni i ip riosii nr n
n if s s n 1 Q I m PI Tn rt O i iPl
New Mexico to Vote on the
Adoption of Constitution
ed was what I would call a card slot ' and try to kill his wite, am you.' xnen
machine. I got two pairs on the ma- let's have more porterhouse beefsteak
chine and was given two cheeks by and less whisky.
the man behind the bar.
who he was.
I don't know
"If the saloon was a bad thing for
peace and order during the San Fran-
When I threw the pair, I called the ) cisco earthquake, it is a bad thing any meet Qn ne Tuesday to appoint tho
Santa Fe, N. M.. Nov. 19. The
convention has adopted a resolution to
adjourn on Monday, and to hold the
election for the approval of the con
stitution on January 21.
Every board of county commission
ers was ordered by telegraph today to
attention of the man behind the bar to
that fact. He said:
"'That's Tight,' and gave me two
checks." I asked him what they we.re
worth and he said 'five cents each." T
cashed the two
cigars and left.
other time, and. if the united churches
would get together they could run it
out of the country. If you know it is
a bad thing, but are afraid that it will
hurt business, you are a moral coward,
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of registration for the elec-
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checks 'in for two ' and a moral coward is worse toan a
I do not know the physical coward.
proprietor of the saloon, but .have been
told that it is run by Joe Miller. De
fendant Miller) is not the man who
gave me the checks.
"A card on top of the machine shows
how it pays, or at least I was paid
according to the card, which reads as
"Royal flush. 50 checks: straight !
flush, 12: four of a kind, 7; full hand. I Christian and chew tobacco? Xou
5: flush. 4: straight 3: three of a kind. ! would just as soon kiss a mule as a
2; two pairs. 2; one pair, jacks or bet- woman chewing tobacco, wouldn't you, j
ter, 1. noney: xooacco aetiies trie numaa
On the cross examination by attor- j body, it sets a bad example for the
ney Dan Jackson, representing Miller, boys and makes a dirty mouth for
"Can a man be a Christian and chew
tobacco?" was another question that
he said had been asked of him.
"I am inclined to think that a man
can be a Christian and chew tobacco,
but he would be a mighty dirty one,"
was the reply.
"Why not ask, 'Can a woman be a
Mr. Martin stated:
"I did not see defendant there. I
wrote part of The Herald story, Brann
part of it, and Mr. Slater edited it. Cady
also wrote part of it. I was not so
licited to play the machine."
Herald Reporter Teatine.
Charles A. Brann, a reporter for The
Herald, was the next witness, and ha
testified us follows.:
"T went down to the Hub bar Mon
day night at 7 o'clock. Mr. Martin
sent me down there. T went in and
bought a lemon seltzer. A Mexican
bartender waited on me.
T played this card machine three
times ard did not get anything out of j
It. I put in a nickel each time. Then
I played the other machine. The first
time I did not get anything. The sec
ond time it stopped on 15. I called the
bartender and told him to give me
some checks. He looked at the ma
chine and gave me five checks.
Goes With Officer.
"I went down again Tuesday morn
ing with H. R. Hillebrand, deputy
(Continued on Page Two.)
women to kiss. But I don't think you
ought to put a man in hell for chewing
' "Should I marry a man to reform
"No, tell him that you are not run
ning a Keely institute."
Raps the Churches.
Dr. Bulgin did not confine himself
to the temperance and tobacco ques
tion. He launched out in a tirade
against the church, which, he said, was
dying of dry rot and respectability.
He romped on the church members
who had their church letters in their
trunk. "I would not give anything
for all the trunk Christians in El
Paso," he said.
"Put their soul in a thimble and
it would rattle around. Every blessed
one of you trunk Christians have rat
holes in your religion. The greatest
job -the El Paso preachers have to do
is o make catnip tea for some of you
old sinners. The masses are not at
tending tlTe church in El Paso and you.
don't seem to get them there. Neitner
tContlnued on Page Two.)
Chicago, III., Nov. 17. Sporadic rioting continues to mark the strike of
the jmnaeHt worker In this city. One man was shot and slightly rround"
ed and foHr others were bruised and cut Ih en attack of strikers on strike
breakers at the Kedxle avenue station of the Metropolitan elevated lntt
LoHdOE, England, Nov. 39. Tn their chagrin the J1C Suffragettes vrhd
rrere arrested yesterday during an attempt to force an audience with pre
jnler Asqulth were discharged In police court today. The attorney for thr
crowB announced that home secretary Churrhill had decided on the ground
of phdIIc policy that ho benefit would he gained by proceeding with the
prosecution. The willing martyrs to the cause of woman .suffrage- receiv
ed the statement with hisses and boo.
The Democrats have called a con
vention at Santa Fe on December 1U
to define their attitude toward the
convention. The representation is to
be one delegate for every 100 votes
cast in September. A committeo was
appointed to.)aybefore-the convention
a complete criticism of the constitu
tion. Memorial to Taft.
The convention this forenoon adopt
ed various resolutions and a memorial
to president Taft asking for an Imme
diate survey Qf the 103rd meridian,
and the boundaries between New Mex
ico and Texas and Colorado, recitirg
at length the basis of New Mexico c
.Prohibition was voted down after
brief debate by a vote of 57 to "5.
Separate submission of a prohibition
clause was also voted down by a sim
ilar vote, while an initiative local sub
stitute offered by judge Frank V.
Parker was defeated by the close vote
of 4S to 42, but would have carried if
eight Democratic leaders had not ab
sented themselves from the floor of
the convention or failed to vote.
Upton Causes Uproar.
An uproar was caused this forenoon
by J. N. Upton of Deming, offering a
resolution reciting that the convention
had bartered away the right of the
people to direct legislation, and de
manding that a separate nronoslfir.n
embodying the initiative nnd rpf-
endum be submitted.
The resolution was referred back to
its author after the Democratic minor
ity had been unmercifully scored .y
A. A. Sedillos.
The Democratic minority made an
other supreme effort today to insert
the initiative in the constitution, but
could muster only 24 votes, while zhe
Republican majority voted against "t
solidlj', 68 votes, three being ahse-it.
The question came up on the motion
to adopt the revised section one. of l(is
article on legislative department.
Together v with the initiative, prohi
bition was also laid in the grave by
60 out of 100 votes.
The rest of the day was devoted t.i
passing the revised article on legisla
tive department, the longest in the
constitution. At a night session, the
revised articles on judiciary, on ' con
stitutional amendments and irrigation
were adopted as originally passed, J
though an effort to make the consti
tution easily amendable or upon ini
tiative was once more attempted but
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PICKETS LOCATED ON TOWERS OF CHURCHES
AND ROOFS OF HOUSES
Leader of the Revolutionists Is Taken Prisoner and the
Fighting Ends His Mother and Sister Are Also
Prisoners With One Sister Dead Is Grand
son of Former Governor of the State.
Madero Flies From San
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EBATING - .
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 19. The conHtitutional convention -adopted a pro
vision prohibiting the employment of aliens on state, county or municipal
work. The provision regardlpg the department of labor, which provides for
a permanent establishment of same, also for Its acting as a board of arbi
tration, was resubmitted to the committee for changes.
Morcan of Navajo county, Is leading the flJTht to tax religion, and elleem
oiynary institutions, -which is causing a hot debate this afternoon.
An attempt was made by Jones of Maricopa county to provide that the
paid-in stock of corporations he taken as a basis of taxation vihca the real
value cannot he ascertained. This was lost.
For El Paso School Children
WATCH THE HERALD.
For Full Particulars
Title Affirmed to All That
Crooked Engineer Of
New York, N. Y., Nov. 19. The gov
ernment's title to the property in dis
pute In the case of Oberlin M. Carter,
j.ormer captain in the United States
arm j', who served a term in the npni-
tentiary for frauds in the Savannah
harbor wcrk, was confirmed by the
United States circuit court of appeals
in a final decree in the litigation to
day. Contractors Greene and Gaynor,
involved in the fraud case, are now
serving a term in the Atlanta federal
The government claimed from Car
ter and others possession of all prop
erty bought with the proceeds of funds
belonging to the United States, which,
it was charged", were fraudulently di
Larger But Seat Sale is
New Haven, Conn., Nov. 19.
Neither Yale nor Harvard was abje to
score iu this afternoon's game th.ir
H. n: pxrtected to settle the football
championship, the final score being:
Harvard, 0; Yale. 0.
Harvard had a slight advantage in
"the first period but a bad fumble in
the second period put the crimson on
the defensive in that quarter. .en
dall, who replaced Frothingham, did
remarkable work for Harvard in th s
quarter but a brilliant run by Potter,
for Yale, put the ball in 28 yards of
Yale's goal line. This was the closest
either team came to scoring.
The third period was evenly fought,
but in the fourth period, howeve-,
Harvard carried the ball steadily to
ward the goal and seemed sure of
scoring, until Corbett fumbled on che
12 yard line and a Yale man fell on the
ball. After that Yale, by brllluuit
plays, got the ball out of danger.
It was a great event. The eyes
of 40,000 enthusiastic spectators
The Attendance Would Be J lave secured seats, but they could nor.
I-k-cci nita mure interest Deen arouseu
in a game between Yale and HarvarJ.
j It is Ideal football weather, crisp an-3
bracing. Every man on both teai:i3
I reported in the fittest possible condi-
liuii ior tne contest which will be a
memorable one. ,
Yale's back field "today was Howe,
quarter; Field, left half; Dalv, right
half, and Kistler, fullback.
For Harvard, Wiggles worth played
quarter; Corbett, left half; Frothing
ham, right half, and Leslie, fullback.
With the arrival of the crowds, bol
ting became brisk. Harvard ruled the
favorite, but there was so much con
fidence in Yale's rejuvenation that tho
crimson odds were hammered from
3 to 1 to 3 to 2 and 5 to 4.
Michigan and Minnesota.
Ann Arbor, Mich.. Nov. 19 It was
snappy weather tins afternoon when
the football warriors of Michigan and
Minnesota settled the matter of tho
Every seat around Ferry field had
been sold, and it is estimated that u
least 15,000 saw the game.
Minnesota outweighs Michigan an
aerage of seven pounds to the man.
but both teams have swift, hard
plunging back field men, and modem
football with all its varieties of for-
eyes of 40,000 enthusiastic spectators
j were this afternoon fixed on the 1'ale ward passes, and fak"e kicks was see..
FOUR MEX KILLED
WHEY GUY EXPLODES.
Washington. D. C, Nov. 19.
Four men were killed today by
the premature explosion of a
five Inch ,gun at iiie Indian
Head proymg grounds of the
navy. Lieut. Arthur C. Caffee
was one of the men killed.
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field, where Yale and Harvard stru:
gled for the football championship of
the country. More would have seen the
game if It were possible. Probably
100,000 people would have jammed
their way Into the field if they could
"Many Men Of
Clifton, Ariz.. Nov. 17, 1910.
Editor El Paso Herald:
Gentlemen: Please do not send your
paper to us from now on. If we owe
you anything send your bill; if any
thing is due us, just keep it. but we
don't want your dirty prohibition
sheet in the house. Yours truly,
Dunagan & Baldwin.
Props. "Last Chance" Saloon.
had not been scored oi
Mexico City. Mex., No v. 19. Reports from Puebla
where the revolutionary rioting occurred yesterday are
that the town is quiet today.
Similar reports are received from the interior
Estimates of the number killed in the fighting vary
from 100 to 157.
On this point, however, no reliable information is
Strong forces of cavalry and infantry are patroling
the streets and pickets and sharpshooters occupy the
The revolutionary 'movement which began when
the policemen attempted to break up - the meeting of
anti-reelectionists, appears to have ended with the cap
ture of the home of Jose Cerdan, who was credited with
having- headed the rebels. Cerdan is said to have es
caped. Cerdan is a grandson of Gen. Miguel Alatarist, for
mer governor of the state of Puebla.
Forty-twp alleged plotters against the government
have been arrested. They include the mother and sister
of Cerdan. It was another sister and not Cerdan ?s wife
as first reported, who shot and killed chief of police, Mi
guel Cabrera, and who in turn was shot to death. The
body of Cabrera was thrown by the rebels into the street
where it remained during the fighting.
Artillery and cavalry are being held in readiness in
this city to rush to Puebla if needed.
San Aiitonio, Texas, Nov. 19. Francisco I. Ma
dero, who it is alleged, stirrred rp widespread uprising
against president-Diaz of Mexico, left for parts un
known but his family is still here. A Mexican, An
swering Madero 's description, accompanied by four
others, is buying horses at Carrizo Springs.
Mexico City, Mexico. Nov. 19. With
many dead, variously reported at from
100 to 157, the town of Puebla is under
martial law today and many homes are
in mourning as a result of an attempt
there yesterday to suppress a revolu
tionary meeting. The dead includes the
chief of police, many gendarmes and
The stories told are that the trouble
began when several policemen headed
by the chief attempted to break up a
meeting of anti-reelectionisis being held
in a large hall. As chief of police Mi
guel Cabrera and his men advanced to
ward the building a door was opened
bj- a -woman who snot the chief, those
gathered in the hall believing they had
a right to meet unmolested.
A fight then began between the police
and the occupants. A bomb was thrown
from 6ne of the windows in the midst
of the policemen and rurales, the lat
ter having been called to assist the of
ficers. The bomb exploded, killing
many. The other casualties occurred
in the course of fighting which took
place in the street. So far as known
there were no Americans killed.
Passengers from there assert that
from midnight Thursday until they left
Puebla Friday afternoon, there was con
tinuous rioting and while the antl-re-electlonists
had been dislodged from the
building, fears were entertained taat
j the disorders were by no means at an
From otner sourcas in Mexico City,
it is learned that the 17th battalion left
here late Friday for Puebla by special
tram and that others were being pre
pared to be transported to the scene if
necessary. It was officially stated here
that IS men had been killed.
A telegram from Puebla says that at
645 last night the first regiment of
federal troops arrived, also a corps of
rurales. These, under the command of
Gens. Luis Valle and Eduardo Cauz,
were led at once against the 'nouse in
which the rebels were fortified.
The Maderistas. as they have come tc
be known were keeping up a hot fira
from the windows and balconies.
A later dispatch contained the in
formation that the house had been taken
by troops and that 100 rifles and a
large quantity of ammunition were cap
tured and that order had been restored.
A feature of tnp fighting" was the
part played by women. The wife of Jos
(Continued on Page Eleven.)
Uvalde, Tex.. Nov. 16, 1910.
Editor El Paso Herald:
Gentlemen: Enclosed please find
check for which mail to my address
the old redheaded newsy Herald.
I have been trying to convince my
self that I could get along without
The Herald, but find it next to impos
sible, if I care to keep up with the
pace of the southwest. Respectfully,
G. O. Wolverton.
PAPERS JUST MUST
Italian Journals Have Her
in Switzerland TThen She
Is Realy at Home.
London, England, Nov.' 19. Despite
the fact that Miss Catherine Elkins L
now in Wishington where her father,
senator Stephen B. Elkins, is 111. con
tinental papers continue to print
stories that she is stopping at Lugano,
Switzerland, arranging with the bish
op of Ticino for her conversion to the
The Secolo, of Milan, Italy, says the
duke of Abruzzi motored to ugano
Incognito Monday, and that the mar
riage of Miss Elkins and the duke will
likely fake place not later than Janu
ary, as king Victor Emmanuel has
given his consent.
Miss Elkins, the paper states, will
take the name of the duchess of
It is thought the Lugano corre
spondents have mistaken another
party for the Elkins family.
MARA THON STILL ON
MARCHING MEXICANS FAIL TO APPEAR
MAP, BUT EXCITED
'Marathon. Texas, Nov. 19. No fur
ther news has been received from the
band of Mexicans supposed to be
An armed guard of 20 held the town
last night and everything was quiet.
Scouts sent out to the river to look
up the advancing party found nobody.
It is reported that the big store and
bank at the Chetis mines has been
The ranchmen are all awake and
An armed Mexican on a jaded horse,
it is reported, rode in at 9 o'clock last
night, but could not be located.
Sheriff Walton got some horses and
went south to investigate and up to
the present time has not returned.
Last right Marathon was the best
armed town this side of the Pecos
river. Ninety percent of the people
had a 30-30 rifle ready for use ant
empty cartridge boxes were scattered
around, horses were saddled ready for
immediate use and mounted pickets
rode the hilis around the town all
night; men armed with revolvers were
stationed in different parts of the
Mexican part of town. Quite a number
of the men brought their rifles and
gathered at the telephone office, where
they hoped to get what news came In.
The whole thing was probably got
up as a sensation and. were it not for
recent events elsewhere, it would have
been considered a joke, as the whites
and Mexicans here are on the most
friendly terms; nearly all the Mexi
cans depending upon the white people
for a job to support their families
through the winter.