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Wednesday, Dec. 14, 1910. IS
AMERI0A ISADS IN j nr-eaf
HEAVY FIEE LOSSES I Vil
Losses Here Exceed Any
Four Countries of Eur
ope, Says Merrill.
New York, N. Y Dec 14. The work
of the National Fire Protection associa
tion was despribed by "YV. H. Merrill, of
Chicago, president of the associationcf
Chicago, president of (the organization,
in an address delivered before the Na
tional "Association of Cement Users at
its seventh annual convention in Madi
son Square Garden. "The National Fire
Protection association," said Mr. Mer
rill, "stands for conservation of the
created resources of America." He gave
figures to show the enormous annual .
.Eire losses in the United States and
told how the association was educating
the public to prevent these losses.
"The average annual loss by fire in
the United States in the past ten years
has been over $200,000,000, and during
the past five years has averaged over
$250,000,000 An average loss for the,
last five years of $250,000,000 means a
. loss of about $30,000 for each hour. It
exceeds the revenue of the national i
postoffice: it is greater than the pro- j
duction of gold or silver. j
"The annual number of fires in j
American cities average 40 for each .
10,000 of population, as compared to
eight of each 10,000 population in Eu- j
ropcan cities. The annual per capita
loss in Australia, Denmark, France, i
Germany, Italy and Switzerland varies j
from 12 cents in Italy to 49 cents in !
Germans, with an average of 33 cents;
in the United States the average is ;
$2.47. Berlin has -a population of 3,- j
000,000. Its average anntial fire loss is
$170,000. Chicago, .with its population j
of 2,000,000, burns up annually nearly j
$5,000,000 of values. "We destroy more j
property by fire than do any tour na
tions in Europe."
URGE SHORTER HOURS FOR
THE PHOEXIX STORE CLERKS.
-Phnpni-s-.. Ariz.. Dec 14. In order to
secure shorter working hours for worn- j
en clerks in the storesf tho Women's i
Christian Temperance union has writ-
ten the merchants of the citv, asking I
for a reform in this regard. '
Sums Are Spent To
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To tkose who ' are going hack home to spend the Holidays
the 1 olio wing low round trip rates are announced: ,
1 ickeis on sale Dec. 20th, 21st, 22nd.
Final return limit Jan. 18th
djacent t Ei Paso
Between all points on the E. P. & S. W. System we announce for
the Holidays a round trip rate of
One Fare -J- One Third
Three-men who are gaining prominence by the inquiry of the New York legislative investigating committee into
the charges of bribery at Albany during the antirace track legislation of 19-O7-0S. Above is Algernon Daingerfield.
assistant secretary of the. Jockey club, wuo was an important witness, and below Frank K. Sturgis (one the left),
treasurer of. the Jockey club under fire at the hands of Isidor Kressel on the right, assistant counsel for the com
mittee. It is now rumored that the following figures represent the amounts contributed to defeat the anti-race track
bills i ' '
Raised at Dehnonico meeting, $500,000; contributed by bookmakers, $600,000; disbursed by Jockey club. $40,000;
total, $1,140,000. Members of the legislature: Senate, 51; assembly, 150; total, 201. If the funds were evenly divided
among the legislators each would receive about $5671.
3HILIOX DOLLAR MEVE
SUIT IS BEING TRIED.
Tombstone, Ariz., Dec 14. The fa-
.APPOEVTED CHIEF SURGEO.V.
Phoenix, Ariz., Dec 14. Dr. "Win
Wylie of this city has been appointed
mous $1,000,000 mining case of John J chief surgeon of the Randolph lines,
Gleeson vs. .Martin. Costello is onfrial j to fill the vacancy caused by the death
in the district court here before judge i of Dr. Geo. A. Goodfellow, who died
John Campbell. 1 in Los Angeles last week. v.
GIVES 'POSSUM SUPPER.
H. W. Peacock entertained Tuesday
night at a 'possum and sweet potatoe
supper In the basement of the cham-
Tickets on sale Dec. 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 and 31st. Also ,
Jan. 1st and 2nd. 2911. Final limit Jan. 3rd.
Fell Information Regarding Any TripCost of Tickets Today, Schedule, Etc., Will Be Gladly Furnished hj
Richard Warren H. D, McGregor
General Agent City Ticket Agent
Roberts-Banner Building '
Steamship Tickets Sold to Ail Parts of the World
ber of commerce,
Twenty guests were
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IMJ black, red, yellow. NJk
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m youth, manhood, old age. . M
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DECIDE TO GIVE
$20,000 TO ROAD
Ft. D,avis People to Plant
6,000 Apple and Shade
Fort Davis, Texas, Dec. 14. At a
meeting attended by some of the busi
ness men of ilarfa and members of the
Fort Davis Commercial club, it was
agreed that each town should give 20,
000, a right of way and station grounds
to secure the Pecos Valley Southern
railroad, which is near the Jeff Davis
and Reeves county line.
- "V. T. Jones is having his well drilled
deeper and is having cement walks
made around his house in Davis.
School will close one week for the
holidays, on the 23rd of this month.
The Union Sunday school will give
an entertainment and Ch'ristmas tree
at the First Presbj-terian church on
Christmas eve. v
Fort Davis is experiencing a cold
norther, accompanied by a fine mist1
The Masons and Eastern Star lodges
expect to give a public entertainment
on the 27th of this montB.
A number of citizens of Fort Davis
have just received a shipment of 6000
apple and shade trees. The apple trees
are to be placed on the farms near
town and the shade trees are to line
up the walk on Main street in the resi
dence portion of the town.
The jail constructor has arrived and
has started work on. Ithe new jail. The
two prisoners who. were in jail were
taken to Marfa by sheriff J. B. Davis
and placed in the Marfa jail.
OF TWO ARE CAUG-HTJ
Two Italians Reported Held
At Benson tor Bishee
Bisbee, Ariz., Dec. 14. Late infor na
tion is to the effect that the two Ital
ians who killed Parker Bowling and
D. H. Faulk and fatally wounded Ern
est Duber Monday night in Brewery
Gulch, 'nave" been apprehended at Ben
son, Ariz. The wounded man, it Is
thought, will recover.
Bowling was well , known here and j
has relatives in Johnson addition. He ',
was 2S years of age and has worked f
at the Copper Queen store. Faulk was .
30 years old and was employed in
local mines. He is believed to have
relatives in XeT7 York.
The crime has excited the entire
town, being the worst committed here
in many years. The dead men were
horribly mutilated. One of the most
cold-blooded features of the tragedy is
the report that after having committed
the murders, the authors of the crime
went to a local saloon, their faces and
hands smeared with blood, and drank
heartily, and then escaped.
Charles Salo, a miner at Junction
Mine, had three fingers amputated by
the explosion of a cap. He was taken
to the Calumet & Arizona hospital
w-here he is recovering.
F. E. Hurst is the recipient of a medal
from the National Rifle association
awarded to him by the club a short
Invitations are out for the cotillion to
be given by the Country club on De
cember 26. y
First National Bank
Capital .; 600,000
Surplus and Profits -. . . . 225,000
We cordially invite new business connections.
Our new saving department pays 4 percent on deposits.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS UNTIL S O'CLOCK.
C R. 3S02EEEAD, Prerident. GXC. D. FLQTr CMkkc.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN, V. Prw. C 2T. BASSETX &k .
L. J. GILCESIST, At Caafe.
State National Bank
ESTABLISHED APEIL, 1S81.
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AKD PROFITS, $175,000. - , .
Legitimate Banking Bcsineas Traasactsi in All Its Brmsfc .
HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR MEXICAN HOHET.
T mi irm
Rio GrandeValley Bank &Trust Co.
W. W. Turney, Prest.
S. T. Turner. Vice Prest.
W. Cooler, V. P. & Mgr.
"V. E. Arnold, CasMer.
F M. llurchison, Asst. Cashier.
H. B. Christie, Secy.
CAPITAL. SURPLUS AND PROFITS $150,000
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS
ESPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUT OF TOWN ACCOUNTS
STOCK AND BOND
PROBERS TO MEET
Cominissioii Appointed by
Taft to -Hold Meeting
in $few York.
New York, N. Y.t Dec. 14. The stocks
and bonds commission, appointed by
president Taft under the authority of
the railway act of the Jast session of
congress, to investigate and report on
the best method for federal regulation
of the issue or stocks and bonds of in
terstate carrriers.will reopen its sessions
in this city tomorrow, with president
Arthur T. Hadley of Yale, in the chair.
The commission seeks a means to cir
cumvent the opposition evident at
Washington when a measure was intro
duced at the last congress to regulate
the issue of railway securities
At the present hearing, members of
the interstate commerce commission
will give their views on the federal
control of railway securities, the testi
mony of the various state railway com
missions will be taken, with a view to
collecting information to be used as a
basis of the new commission's report.
The effort of president Taft to obtain
a bill regulating the issue of securities
by the Interstate carriers is the out
come of the vast stock jobbing deals
that have been perpetrated by unscru
pulous railway manipulators who have,
in this way, lined their own pockets
at the expense of the investor.
Among those who will attend the
hearings are "Walter L.. Fisher, of Chi
cago; F. N. Judson, of St. Louis; Fred
erick Strauss, of New York, and B. H.
Meyer, of Madison, "Wis.
SHIPS TO El PASO.
Tombstone, Ariz., Dec 14. The Tomb
tsone Consolidated Mines comnan . mis
shipped two carloads of ore to th9 El j
Ulnny an El Paso Household Will Find
To- neve the pains and aches of a
tad Lack removed; "to be entirely free
from annoying, dangerous urinary dis
orders is enough to make any kidney
sufferer grateful. To tell how this
great change can be brought about
will prove comforting words to hun
dreds of El Paso readers.
F. JI. Wieland, 920 Wyoming St, El
Paso, Texas, says: "I can highly recom
mond Doan's Kidney Pills, as I found
that they live up to the claims made
for them. For a long time I suffered
from a pain in the small of my back,
often so severe that I could scarcely
get about. My kidneys were also dis
ordered and the secretions became un
natural and too frequent in passage.
Reading about Doan's Kidney Pills. I
thought they might help me and began j
their use, procuring my supply at
Kelly & Pollard's Drug Store. Tney en
tirelj' rid me of my aches and pains and
corrected the difficulty with the kidney
secretions. In view of the fact that 1
have had no trouble since then, I hold
a high opinion of Doan's Kidney Pills."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foste.r-Milburn Co., i Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United.
Remember the name Doan's and
take nb'btner.' " t , .
CITY NATIONAL BANK
EL PASO, TEXAS.
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY '
Capital, Surplus and Profits, $350,000
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
C S. Stewart Frank Powers C. H. Leave!! H. J. Simmons
A. G. Andreas W. B. Latta B. Blumenthal
J. F. William H. M Andreas J. H. May
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT OPEN SATURDAY UNTIL 8PfM. '
Can Use borne
Vendor Lien Notes.
Or Will Make Loans Gn Ei
Paso Rea! Estate.
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