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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
EI Paso, Texas,
November 26, 1910-26 Pages
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City Council Decides That
Restricted District Will
Not Be Changed.
MAYOR SAYS NO
EI Paso's reservation is to remain
within its present bounds. This action
was takenr by the city council at a
meeting Saturday morning; when an
ordinance defining: the boundaries was
Mayor C. E. Kelly, discussing the
establishment of the lines, said after
"It is our intention to protect the
citizens of El Paso. We don't intend
that these people shall be scattered.
"We will see that they are kept in the l
"There will never be any open gam
bling in the city of El Paso we are
keeping our eyes open for that."
Alderman Sam Blumenthal said:
"When Joe Sweeney was mayor a dis-
trici running from Seventh street to
the river was. established, but people
would not invest their "money there,
and no accommodations could be had
for these people there, because that
is in the Chamizal district and no one
wanted fo invest money there. Thi?
old district has been established for
25 years "and we must have a placet
o keep them so they will not scatter
all over the city."
Alderman McGhee said: "We must
liave a district for these people or they
will fill the rooming houses and the
residence district of the city."
Alderman Blumenthal asked city at
torney W. M. Coldwell if there was
any penalty attached to the ordinance
for violations and he said: "No, it 13
intended to have the old penalties "ap
ply." Court Reverses Cases.
The appellate court at San Antonio
has reversed and dismissed the case of
"M. McDonald et al, appellants, vs.
Thelma Denton et aL, appellees, on ap
peal from a judgment of the district
court perpetuating a writ enjoining the
Issuance, service and execution "of
writs of injunction against appellees,
26 women, on charges of vagrancv. In
San Antonio an effort was being made
to eject these women in San Antonio.
Fight May CoBtinue.
Joe Nealon, when asked what action
would be taken by the property own
ers who have been seeking the re
moval of the reservation, said: "I have
not yet seen my clients, but still be
lieve that the ordinance is invalid and
shall advise that we proceed."
The council Saturday defined the
district as follows: "Beginning at a
point where the west line of the alley
between Stanton and Utah streets in
tersects with the south line of the ace
quia as it existed January 29, 1S92,
thence along the south bank of the
acequia as it then existed with the
meanders thereof to the east line of
the alley between Utah street and Ore
gon street; thence down the east line
of said alley to the north line of Third
street, thence east along the north lino
of Third street to the west line of
the alley betwen Utah street and Stan
ton street, thence northerly up the
west line of said alley to the place of
"It shall be unlawful to establish
a bawdy house in any other part of
the city than this district and bawdy
houses and the inmates thereof shall
not be molested so long as they" keep
within this district," says the ordi
nance. Street Grade Established.
Following the passage of the ordi
nance regulating the Red Light dis
trict, the city council took up the
matter of establishing a grade on
North Campbell street, between Cliff
street and the Mesa and one of 8 1-2
percent for the 30 feet was adopted
with H. Allen, who owns property
just above the corner of Cliff street,
protesting, stating that it would injure
CUDAHY HAS RELAPSE.
Chicago, 111., Nov. 26. Michael Cuda
hy, founder of the Cudahy packing in
terests, suffered a relapse early today,
following an operation for appendicitis,
and his condition is very serious.
THE ENGLE PROJECT
Washington, D. ,C, Nov. 2$. The army board of engineers completed
Its report on ail reclamation projects and It goes to secretary Ballinger and
president Taft early next week.
Tne recommendations will be announced from the white house, but it
Is known that the board recommends a -rigorous prosecution of the work
on the Rio Grande project.
Two additional letter carriers at El Paso were authorized today. This
will make 5 carriers in El Paso. Postmaster Smfth requisitioned for more
carriers because of the erection of numerous new office buildings in El Paso.
GIRL TRIES TO END
LIFE UNDER ENGINE
3. C. Thornton, a fireman; Leonard Stump and J. W. Doyle, switchmen;
yard clerk Escontiias and call boy Jacohy, all employed by the T. & P., arc
authority for the statement that a Mexican girl living In the long string of
adobes between Kansas and Stanton teets on Sixth street, laid down on the
Santa Fe link Friday nl&ht and begged the trainmen, who wre on a T. &
P. locomotive, to run over her.
Jacoby stated Saturday m'ornlng that he and the other trainm'ent had
to get down from the locomotive and pull the girl from the track, as she
refused to move even when the locomotive had almost reached her. The girl
I hHid to be about 17 years of nge. She disappeared In the adobes after be
ins, pnlled from the track.
After Two Years, Navy and
Army Fight on Grridiron
For Football Honors.
TEAMS ARE ABOUT
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 26. The Navy
defeated the Army 3 to 0 in the annual
football game on Franklin field today.
Captain Dalton was the hero of the
game, which was well played, before a
great throng, including army and navy
officials. Dalton kicked a field goal in
the final period and this was the only
score made. Previously he had made a
run of 50 yards.
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 26. The
black, gold and gray of the army and
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all over the central part of Philadel-
phia today in honor of the football
teams from West Point and Annapolis,
which met on Franklin field this aft-
J ernoon after a lapse of two years
There was no game- last year, due
to the death of a naval student as a
result of a football accident, the navy
canceling the rest of her games.
This year apparently the teams are
as nearly matched as it is possible
for two football teams to be. The
navy has not been scored upon, while
the army, with a harder schedule, has
been scored upon twice, one by a Tale
field goal and a touchdown by Har
vard. Washington society always journeys
to Franklin field in force for these
games, and today was no exception.
President Taft was unable to be
present, but Mrs. Taft and Miss Helen
Taft, vice president Sherman and
many senators and representatives, as
well as a host of army and naval offi-
cers, made up the Washington contin
The wea4ther -was perfect for the
ASSAULT ON WHITE
GIRL BY JOHNSON
Negro Prize Fighter Is Ar
rested, But Judge Re
leases Him; Girl HI.
New Tork, Nov. 26. Jack Johnson,
the heavyweight champion, who was
arrested yesterday charged with as
sault on Annette Cooper, a show girl
in the same company that Johnson ap
pears with, and with disorderly con
duct, was discharged from custodj to
day. Miss Cooper did not appear to prose
cute the charge, but she sent a letter
erclosing a physician's certificate,
that she has been ill in bed 10 days
and requested that Johnson be kept in
custody until she was able to appear.
The magistrate, however, refused to J
put the case over. , j
WAGON LOAD OF
Horse Unhitched Is Draw
ing It Around Streets of
Chicago, 111.. Nov. 26. Enough gun
cotton to blow up whole blocks of the
city was discovered by the police this
morning in a wagon which was being
dragged aimlessly over the west side
of the city by a blind horse which had
wandered awaj from the driver.
As soon as tae police recovered, they
searched for the driver, found him and
arrested him in a hurry. Later a truck
load of gun powder was found at the
union stjation without a guard and
with the horses untied. Some more
hurried arrests followed.
DECIDE TO BIT POOR
FAR3I AND . SIXIv WEL.T-.
Dalhart, Texas, Nov. 26. The Dallam
county commissioners passed an order
today to buv land for a poor farm and
Improve It. This means that a deep
well for artesian water, oil or gas, will
be sunk, and an expenditure of ?20,
000 will be made.
Convicted Murderer Resists
Transfer to Pen Until
Promise Is Fulfilled.
KEEPS TOT AT HOME
The final chapter in a book of
tragedy involving the killing of a
mother with a babe in arms, the at
tempted killing of her mother and
threatened lynching, the climax oi a
feud in the negro family of C. C. Shel-
ton, occur -rea e5u L a wife
murderer was taken to Huntsville to
serve a life sentence as a penalty for
Wanted Last Look at Baby.
At 4 oclock Wednesday afternoon
nHflrnev D. M. Jackson received a
bcdly scrawled note from tnecoumj
I jail. "They have not brought the oaoj
yet," it said. At five the negro grew
J ; " . time to pre
j g -or the trip f rom wnlch there
; ould he 0 return Lawson told jailor
Ed Mebus that he would not go. inej
had promised him he could see his
babv and he would not go without see
ing it. The jailor sent for his assist
ants, determined to take the prisoner
! bv force if necessary. Completely
overcome, the convicted man gave up
and allowed the chains to be put
around his neck and his hands cuffed
Grandfather Says "Never."
In his hardware store on South Ore
gon street. C. C. Shel ton, the father
of the negro woman who wa killed,
pulled his big rimmed spectacles down
on his nose and swore an oath that
Lawson could never see the baby as
long as he lived. "He threw Its moth-
er down and pumped lead into her
body and she died without seeing it,
z can ent it.
After sentence was passed on the
negro wife murderer, judge Harper
told Shelton that he should bring the
baby to the Jail to see its father be
fore he was taken to prison to serve
out his sentence. Lawson's attorneys
say that Shelton promised to bring
the baby to the jail, and if they had
known that he would have failed they
would have asked for a writ of ha
beas corpus to compel the grandpar
ents of the child to do so. Shelton was
across the river on Wednesday even
ing and ' could not be reached, they
say, although he had been notified
evening and wished to see his baby be-
Shelton in. Mexico.
Shelton says that he was across the
river on business, having sold a hard
ware bill to a Mexican customer and
was forced to go across there to ar
range for its pas'sage across the bor
der. He says that he was not ordered
by judge Harper to take the baby to
see Its father, but was advised that he
ought to do it hj- the judge- "I never
want that baby to go Inside of a jail,"
he said. "I told the judge on the ench
that it would not help any to do that,
and I did not tell him I would do it.
i My wife was away from home that
evening and I was in Mexico. But I
never would allow him to see the baby
J if I could help it.M
CENTER OF COUNTY
IS CAUSE OF SUIT
Crosby County Seat Fight j
Hinges on Change of the
Fort Worth, Texas. Nov. 26. An in
junction granted by the district court
of Crosby county, forbidding the re
moval" of the county seat from Emma
to Crosby ton, following an election, on j
September IS, was dissolved today by
the court of civil appeals of the second
The statute provides that a two
thirds vote is required to remove a
county seat to any point not within
five miles of the geographical center
of a county. Formerly Emma was
within this charmed circle, but just
before the election the land commis
sioner fixed a new point as the center
and Crosbyton is within five miles of
The election failed to give Crosby
ton a two-thirds vote, but the town
claims a majority, and it now only
requires fixing the new center. Emma
held that the commissioner had not
the power to change the center, but
the report today declares there is n
law prohibiting the naming of th
center a second time.
ON THE TARIFF
Has Not Made Up His Mind
What He Will Say About
It in Message.
Washington, U. C, Nov-. 26. Pres
ident Taft was reported today as not
having fully made up his mind in re
gard to the tariff features of his
j forthcoming message. He had a long
conference with cnairman n. u. n;m
ery, of the tariff board, and talked
also with a delegation from the Na
tional Tariff Commission association.
The general impression in Washing
ton is that the president will be un
able to recommend a revision of any
particular schedule in his regular mes
sage. He probably will indicate that
the tariff board is not yet ready to
submit a detailed report on any one
of the shedules, and until the board is
able to submit data on which an abso
lutely scientific revision can be made,
the president will recommend that
any action on the tariff be deferred.
NEBRASKA EDUCATOR ILL,.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 26. E. Benjamin
Andrews, former chancfelor of the uni
versity of Nebraska, is a patient in a
local sanitarium. Friends are anxious
over what is regarded as a critical
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Country Appears as Peace
ful as a Sleeping Baby.
Still Moving Troops.
UNEASINESS IN A
Eagle Pass, Tex., Xov. 2G. Consul
Luther T. Ellsworth today wired the
, state a,pariraeni t a-iuS,n au-
vising that the "Madero revolution"
Is practically terminated but requested
that troops be .maintained along the
border for a while longer
All apparently . is quiet south of
A HOT FIGHT AT
Band of Insurrectos Report-
ed Marching on Colonia
i Juarez Mormons
Nueva Casas Grandes, Mexico; Nov.
R It ATnrsnuinn T'n milfi rnth
j from here, two insurrectos were killed
and a number of police and insurrectos
j All is quiet now at Manaquipa.
I Two Hundred insurrectos, tne same
j -who started to cfean up Manaquipa
Wednesday, are now reported to be
within 50 miles from here, headed for
Colonia Juarez. A phone message from
Colonia Juarez this morning said that
everyone lis heavily arim)d and the
Mormons are prepared to protect their
HelieTed MjSteii0US Flight
Over "Armed Mexicans'
Is Now Solved.
Marathon, Tex., Nov. .26. Eleven
J Mexicans were arrested for bootleg
ging last night, and taken to Alpine.
They are accused of having smug
gled liquor from Mexico. These- are
now believed to be the Mexicans who
have been seen in this region lately,
who have been causing so much alarm
to the people of Marathon, and who
were believed to be either revolu
tionists or Mexicans bent on wreak
ing vengeance for the Pock Springs
burning of Antonio Rodriguez.
Everything is quiet in this region
along the border so far as known.
ALL OVER MEXICO
Troop Trains Are as Fre-
quent as Cattle Trains
While everything is quiet in the
northern part of the Mexican republic,
the federal government is taking no
chances on another outbreak among
the discontented. Travelers from Mex-
lco say that troops are being rushed
from Mexico City and Guadalajara
and other bases to the northern part
of the country and that troop trains
are as frequent as cattle trains along
the Mexican railways.
TROOPS REAGH THE
Nogales, Arii., Nov. 20. Brig. Gen.
Thomas, commanding the department
of Colorado,, with company B, ISta in-.
fantry. has arrived here. uen. Thomas
is to Investigate conditions and pre
vent violations of the neutrality laws.
The infantry will relieve the troop
of the Eighth cavalry at Fort Iluachu
ca, the cavalrj' now doing duty on
CAPT. HUGHES APPREHENDS
NO TROUBLE ON BORDER
Ysleta Tex., Nov. 2C. Capt. John
R. Hughes has gone to Marfa to in-
vRStisrate the disturbances on
American side by the Mexican insur
rectos. Capt. Hughes and his rangers
do not apprehend any serious trouble :
on the American side. j
NO TROUBLE EXPECTED
IN STATE OF SONORA
Bisbee, Ariz. Nov. 26. According i
to senor Torres, Mexican consul at I
Naco, quelling the uprising In Mexico
Is only a question of days. He said
that although the border of Sonora is
watched to prevent smuggling of
arms and ammunition. that state is
- - .
loyal to tne government anu no irou-
ble is anticipated
SAYS TORREON HAS NOT
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has been touring Mexico, came to El 1
Paso Friday morning direcfclv from l
Mexico City. However, the visitor waj 5
in thA troubled district pariv this
week. He says all was quiet in Tor
reon Monday, but verifies reports of
serious fighting that day at Parral and
"In Torreon everything was closed
Monday," he said. "But there was no
trouble at all. We heard of fighting
at Parral, and there were many kill
ed. At Gomez I saw them carrying
dead men on stretchers, but do not
know how many were killed. Now ev
erything appears quiet."
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The above photograph, just received in America, Is the latest snapshot
of the czar of Russia In the center
guarded grounds of his palace. This Is one of the rare snapshots of the Rus
sian rnler in mufti and not surround ed by a picked troop of soldiers. His
attendants are his personal physician, Dr. Botkin, and tie chief dectlve In
spector, who are the constant shadows of the emperor, both at home anil
abroad. Ke is never out of their sight
CAN CARRY BLANKET
EJECTED PASSENGER GETS DAMAGES
ROLLS INTO PULLMAN
Mental anguish came high In county court late Friday afternoon, the
jury In the case of W. A. Custer against the Pullman company, announcing
judgment for $900 for the plaintiff. Judgment was asked for $099.
The plaintiff, in his petition, alleged that he and two companions were
humiliated on April 15,. 1909, by being forced to ride In a chair car between
El Paso and Benson over the Southern Pacific as a result of the refusal of a
Pullman car conductor to permit them to ride In the Pulman because each
had a small bundle of blankets. The petition also recites that each of the
men had Pullman car tickets.
The introduction of testimony was Ntarted Saturday In county court
in the suit of Young Marley against J. T. FInley. Judgment is asked for
$300 on the basis of an alleged breach oi contract.
CUBAN SAYS THE
TROUBLE IS OVER
Does Not Believe Mexico
Pays Much Attention to
Francisco Madero. -
That Madero's followers are few in
number and ihat the insurrection in
Mexico is considered of little impor
tance by the government, is the dec-
just returned from a tour througn
Mexico, where he has (been acting as
tlemy of Cuba ,n .studying the flora
. . . .
a. special unege me uiiiBuutwi
Giving a history of the insurrection.
Dr. Saenz says: "Madero is a man
42 years of age and a native of Par
ras, Coahuila, where, AVith other mem
bers of that well known family, ho
was engaged in the manufacture of
"One year ago Madero wrote a book
entitled. 'Mexico in'1910. This he pub
lished and sent copies to all of those
opposed to the Diaz regime whom he
knew. Then he made a tour of the
country in a private car, declaring him- I
self the Democratic candidate for
president, however, ne nan to secure
permission from the jefes of the vari-
ous towns he visited before he could
speak and his audiences were small.
The maioritv of the influential men
in Mexico favor Diaz, for they know
-what he has done for Mexico, in the j
past 30 years
"Madero has money and he thougnt
this would give him political position, !
but it did not. l
"Reyes might have a good chance to j
hJ presdent of Mexico in the tVent
that Diaz should retire from office, j
and after him the men most preferred I
I would be Jose Ives Llmantour, minis-
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"""1Ler ot A"B , 7 ' . ,m '
have received letters today from ,
Naica, Meoqui asd Fronteras in the
state of Chihuahua, Gomez Palacio,
.Lmrango, and Morelia. .uicnoacan. an j
of which state that business is being j
conducted as usual and everything Is j
SHAFROTH AAV AY . AHEAD.
Denver, Colo.. "Nov. 26. According to
complete and official returns, the plu
rality of governor John A. Shafroth.
Democrat, at the recent election, was
17.7S3. Of this Denver county gave
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on a "lonesome" walk In tie closely J
durlfcg his waking hours.
HELD HIGH OFFICE
Man Who Was Also Asso7
ciated With Russell
Sage. Is Dead.'
New York, N. Y., Nov. 26. Richard
T. Wilson, a wealthy New York banker
and one time business associate of
Russell Sage, died at his home on Fifth
avenue early today of ' heart disease.
He was aged S2 years and his daugh-
terSf Mrs. . Cornelius Vanderbilt and
Mrs. Ogden Goelet, were at his bed-
side when the end came.
Mr. Wilson served In the Confederal
army' and won the title of commis
' Throughout most of the civil waf
he was fiscal agent in Europe for ths
DAVIDSON WILL MAKE ,
NEW START IN GOTHAM.
Chicago, 111., Nov. 26. S. J.
Davidson, former president of
the St. Louis & San Francisco
railroad, who was "missin;"
.here for 60 days, has gone to
New York to make a new start.
This is announced by friends
here today. Davidson's house
hold goods were attached for
debt in St. Louis recently. H's
wife is now with relatives in
Rio Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 20. The mutinous vessels of the RrazillaH avy,
which put to sea yesterday to await positive assurance of the govern
ntentVc good faith in granting their demands for naval reform', and full
amnesty, spent the night outside the bir. returning to the harbor this raorH
The warships were still flying red flags, Int the crews made It known
that the ships would be turned over to the authorities at noon In accord
ance with the terms of amnesty
, liiJUiitLI l!i
Paper Box Factory Burns
in Jersey City and Em
ployes Are Trapped.
PERISH IN THE
ABim OF FLAME
The Police Are Certain That
28 Are Dead and 39 In
jured in the Fire.
Newark, N. J., Nov. 25. It Is,
known that 28 are dead, and. 40
Injured in a fire which started this
morning in the factory of the Newark;
Paper Box company, 216 High street.
Nearly all the victims are yoning
When the fire broke out, it trapped
50 girls, employed on one of the up
per floors of tha building. A panio en
sued and many girls who were hem
med In by smoke and flames, leaped
The building was a four story struc
ture, the fourth floor being occupied
by Louis Wolf, manufacturer of un
derclothes. It Is believed the blaze
started on the second floor in a pilo
Escape Quickly Cnt Off.
The flames spread rapidly and be
fore scores in the building realized
their danger, they were cut off from
escape, except by windows and one or
two fire escapes. Many were guided
to safety down fire escapes by the
firemen. Life nets also saved the lives
of many others, who jumped in a fren
zy of fear.
Less than 20 minutes after the ar
rival of firemen, the interior of the
building was in flames and the floors
fell in shortly afterwards. Spectators
assert that a number of girls went
down with the floors.
A statement Issued by the police at
noon said there were 14 known to be
Several deaths at hospitals brought
the death list at 2 oclock. up to 2S.
'There were 31 Injured at the city
hospital and eight at St. Michael's
FORM BIG COLONY
A Hundred Families Lease
Trevino Lands Oppo
site Del Rio.
Del Rio, Texas., Nov. 26. The col
onies .on the Trevino property just
across the Rio Grande from Del Rio
are to be greatly strengthened by the
immigration of Texas Mexdcan farmers
from the neighborhood of Lockhart,
Texas. One hundred families, princi
pally Mexican cotton farmers, citizens
and natives of Texae, have contr&oted
to lease 10,000 acres of land from Senor
Trevino's managers and a party of 20
families have reached t?ne border to
begin their farming operations. Tha
balance of the immigrants is to fol
The Mexicans lease the land for threa
years, paying 30 percent of" the crop
for rent, the management to furnish,
ail implements and stock. The farm
ers have the privilege of purchasing
the land during the life of taa con
tract and paying for it In instalments
of 10 percent a year. Cotton wilt be
the principal crop and will be flooded
and irrigated with at leasx one foot
of water in January or February oC
each year. This amount of irrigation
with the normal rainfall is expected to
assure good yields.
This is the second colony to be placed
on this property in recent months, a
large number of Mormon famillea
crossing a few weeks ago and settling
upon land purchased for the colony.
When this estate of S7.000 acres of Irri
gated land is finally settled it will he
one of the largest productive communi
ties in the southwest.
TWO DALLAS FIRES
Dallas, Texas, Nov. 26. John Copley
and U. S. York druggists, were seri
ously burned asd four houses wera
completely destroyed by a fire which
started at 3:30 o'clock this morning on
Ross avenue, in the fashionable resi
York suffered a broken foot in
jumping from a second story window.
Misses Marie Smith and Ima Grace,
roomers, narrowly escaped burning to
death. The total property loss will
Another fire at midnight destroyed
a boarding house on Main street,
causing a loss of ?5000. Several nar
rowlv escaped in this fire.
A shortage of water seriously handi
capped firemen and for a time it ap
peared the blaze would spraed over an