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EI. PASO HERALD
Saturday, Dec. 17, 1910.
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El Paso has 35 miles of street car lines.
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El Paso has $600,000 invested in school buildings and
grounds, and $25,000 in- manual training and domestic
El Paso is the center of a tract of 225,000 acres of
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RENE BACHE'S BUDGET.
UNCLE SAM FINDS THE JOB BESET WITH MANY
People Who Want Opium Are Bound to Get It in Some
Way The Morphine Branch of the Problem Sale
of Laudanum Restricted, But Paragoric Easy
to Buy Anywhere Increasing Popularity
Of ' 'Heroin.' '
ASHINGTON, D. C. Bee. 17.
Vhilf. trvlrtfr tn nnnnprate '
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with China for the. suppres
sion of traffic in illicit opium, our gov
ernment is having troubles of its own
in dealing with the problem in the
United States. Under the new law, the
drug is not admitted a our ports un
less intended solely for medicinal use;
yet there is no question of the fact
that something like three-fourths of
the 75,000 pounds of opium imported
annually is consumed by the unfortu
nates known popularly as "dope
Dope Fiends of Various Kinds.
Of such dope fiends there are a num
ber of species which is one reason
why the opium problem is so "hard to
tackle successfully. There are, to be
gin with, the makers of opium, who
are said to compose- an army of about
90,000 of our citizens. These, however,
are a minority in the total number
of victims, most of whom pursue the
destructive habit in its more highly
specialized forms particularly the tak
ing of morphine, in pills, or by hypo
As fast as a stop is put to one meth- j
od of procuring or using the drug, an- I
other springs up in response to an un- j
falling and always profitable demand. '
For instance, the average apothecary
nowadays finds a large and unprece-
dented demand for "codeine"-one of
the alkaloids, or active principles', of J
opium, it is only .about one-third as
powerful as morphine, but acts sim
ilarly. The sale of morphine is forbid
den by law nearly everywhere at the
present time, except on prescription by
a physician, but in most of the states
there is no restriction in regard to co
deine hence the growing popularity
of the latter.
Heroin Also Is Used.
The sale of "heroin" also has greatly
increased since the enforcement of re
strictions on opium and morphine. This
is what chemists would term a "mor
phine derivative" that is to sdy, a sub
stance derived from morphine by cer
tain monkeyings in the laboratory. It
acts just like morphine, and the habit
formed by taking it is not less de
structive. Yet, at the present time,
there is nowhere any law or ordinance
against the sale of "heroin," and the
only charge that can be brought against
adruggist who supplies it Is that he
deals in a dangerous poison.
PareRorlc a Substitute.
But what is the use? Where opium
itself is taken as a habit, it is in most
instances consumed in the form of a
tincture that is to say, -as laudanum.
The sale of laudanum, save on prescrip
tion, is forbidden in most of the states;
yet the "fiends" manage to get it in
5ne way or another. Suppose, how-
ever, that xhey cannot obtain it; they I
can always get paregoric, on the sale
of which there is no restriction what- i
Paregoric, as everybody ought to '
know, is heavily loaded with opium. It
also contains about as high a percent
age of alcohol as does ordinary whisky.
Accordingly, the consumer has the ad
vantage of indulging, two habits at
once the alcohol habit and the opium
habit. Most people, unfortunatelyf
have a notion that paregoric is a
harmless and excellent medicine; they
even give it to their babies, for whose
consumption it is deemed especially
beneficial. As for the "dope" fiends,
they know that it has the stuff in it
But, just for argument, let us sup- 1
pose that neither laudanum nor "co
deine" is to be had, and that the local
supply v of -paregoric has given out
even then the "fiend" is by no means
at the end of his resources, in case he
finds himself in a town where the law
against the selling of "opium -or mor
phine js very strictly enforced. He
goes into the first drug store he comes CONSTITUTION" ON DEC. 31
across, and says that, he wants some Ph0enix,Ariz., Dec. 17 Those per
limment for j-heumatism, consisting of sons of Ph0euix and Maricopa county
a mixture of laudanum and olive oil who favQr the constitution are to open
in certain proportions. The apothecary the campaign for urging the adoption
can hardly refuse to sell it to him, and of the document on New Year's eve.
the olive oil does not make the stuff j Qf those who are to deiiVer speeches
less available for internal use. j all are members of the convention save
Hard to Get Around a "Fiend." j two.
Thus one sees 'that the i'fiend" is a I In tne meantime the Republicans
pretty hard person to beat. He, or 1 are working quietly to the end that
she, is bound to get the drug in ono , enough votes will be secured to pre-w-av
if not in another. "Vnt infromipnt. vent the remarkable, document from
,.., . x, ... . . i
ly a victim of the opium or morphine
habit makes himself independent of lo
cal sources of supply by sending for
the stuff to some other city. He gets
It by mail, perhaps, from an apothe
cary of liberal ideas fn a place where
restrictions are less severe than they
are at home. Or he may even obtain
it in quaritities from one or another
of the great wholesale manufacturers
of drugs in New York, Philadelphia, or
elsewhere. These firms can sell to
whom they please, and they 'do not al
ways inquire about their customers, if
a check is sent with the order.
Opium a Complex Substance.
Opium is one of the most complex of
organic substances. More than 20 dif
ferent alkaloids, or active principles,
have already been separated out from
it the best known of these, of courser
being morphine. A very large part of
the drug imported into this country is
used for the extraction of morphine,
and what remains as a residue of the
process, when', not throw away, is made
by subsequent chemical manipulation
to yield other alkaloids, such as "co
deine," -"narcotine," "thebaine," "papa
verine," "rhoeadlne," "cryptopine" and
Morphine, as every tfne knows, has
important legitimate uses in medicine.
Properly employed, it is a great bless
ing, soothing the agonies of many a
sick bed. But, unhappily, the patient
who has once experienced the, .relief
from pain it gives is exceedingly apt
advice of a physician. He, or more '
often she, has the prescription renewed
again and again a thing now forbidden
by law in some of the states-and soon
a fresh victim of the vice is added to
the number of the unfortunate. j
I Taken In Various Ways.
Morphine is consumed to some extent ,
in the form of pills, but, when Intro-
duced directly into the blood stream
with the hypodermic needle, its effect
is more immediate and more pro-
nounced. Hence it comes about that a
great majority of morphine users are
J skilled in practice with the little glass '
y"se. wiuuu. irauy pn;.t:u iu
iiuci v-o.ot, ia " -i.coo.mG 11. o-iij u.u&
store. The effects of the habit are
I nothing short of frightful, and five or ,
six years may be said to represent
about the limit of the life of the user
of the drug by this ingenious and re- j
jiany coujrn .neaicines contain it.
Many of the cough medicines most
widely advertised contain considerable
quantities of morphine. So likewise do
the baby syrups. The difficulty, in
deed, seems to be to get away from
opium and its alkaloids, even when one
wishes to do so. Above all, the victim
who is anxious to escape from the
habit should be on his guard against
the advertised "opium cures" and
"morphine cures." These practically al
ways contain morphine", and the suf
ferer, led to imagine that he is being
cured by the "remedy," is in reality
being plunged tyet deeper into it by
heavy doses of that which he is most
i anxious to avoid.
Manufacturers of such preparations
care nothing for the cost in human
lives and human suffering, if they can
make money. Not very many years ago
an unscrupulous medical practitioner
from our own country settled, in Can
ton, China, and advertised to cure the
opium habit. He built up a large for-
,L""e "VTk?-, iTTT "
little P"s whIc.h dld undoubtedly take
away !e cravnig for the drug. Tha
i l..! 1.1- 4-j ;,
reason they took away the craving was
that the pills contained morphine, and
the unfortunate people who bought
them acquired thereby a vice far wors
than that with which they had orig
inally been afflicted.-
Xaturo Supplies Cure.
It is worth mentioning, by the way,
that an opium cure which really seems
to be efficacious, while entirely harm
less, has recently been discovered in
a plant native to the jungles of south
ern Asia, and known to botanists as
Combretum sundaiacum. An "aqueous
extract," made by soaking the leaves
the plant is a vine-in water, serves,
as the medicine. We in this country
are far from realizing what a terrible
curse opium is to the inhabitants of '
China and Malay Peninsula. It is al- !
most as destructive as alcohol is wltn
us though not quite. Hence the eager- j
ness with which multitudes of'Chlnese
and Malays besiege the depots already .
opened by philanthropic societies in I
many towns and villages. So marked
has been the success achieved by the
H5P nf thic niira thof t.o -nia-nt ic ?,-
ing introduced into cultivation, and be-
fore.very long it will doubtless be im-
nnrfl hv th. Prpat AmorfnuT! dniff oon-
cerns and supplied by them to drug-
gists. At the present time it is not-
easily obtained in this country.
Plans Grovting American Opium.
In conclusion may be mentioned the
interesting circumstance that an appll-
cation was made only a few weeks ago on the floor. He said it was too far
to the collector of internal revenue in for him to get down and he called the
Chicago for a license to manufacture ' porter. T7hen ' the porter came I lean
opium for smoking purposes. Natural- ed out of the berth and said 'You will
ly, it was as'ked how the applicant ex- find the top of a watch then Mr.
pected to get his opium, inasmuch as ( Swinney said, 'Get up here and don't
the law now forbids the importation 1 be showing your gray hairs.
of the drug except for medicinal pur- j "Mr. Swinney did not get any of my
poses. The man replied that he ex- I property or anything but my diamonds
pected to produce it himself, on a plan- ! I have not seen him since he left and
tation already established. If this' be
true, it renresents the beginning of a
new agricultural industry in the United
itajes: and, as the law .now stands, 1 been made to dismiss the suit asking
there is nothing to prevent this or any 1 to set .aside the deed of trust to a
other Individual from growing and put- j piece of ranch property which Mrs.
ting on the market as much opium as I Clardy had given Swinney, but the
he chooses, so long as he pays the gov- plaintiff claimed there was no com
ernmeht $10 a pound by way of inter- munity property,
nal revenue tax. But where is the j Judge A. M. "Walthall asked if there
plantation? That is the point which
has not been revealed.
TO OPEX CAMPAIGN" FOR
eVer passing beyond the confines of
IS WASTED IX DOUGLAS
TO7 PROVIDE FOR CHILDREN
James McNamara, who Is believed to
be in El Paso, is wanted at Douglas,
Ariz., to care for his children, accord
ing to a letter received by the El Paso
police. The letter states the children's
mother died eight years ago and that
their,, grandmother is now caring for
There is not an ounce of ro
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dry Soap. Rosin is used in
all other laundry soaps be
cause it is cheaper than the
fats and oils used in Sunny
Monday, ounny Monday costs more
to manufacture than any other laundry
c .i,:.i, .. unm TV : I,:-J .
Soap Of which we know. It IS kind to
clothes Will not shrink flannels OT
woolens, or turn clothes yellow.
Sunny Monday IS just as pUM at
:.. wV,:noCC inrlirpc- it- ic tU Mfa.f
lts wiiiteness indicates, it is the safest
and most economical laundry soap
you can use.
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DR. J. H.
G-ETS DIVORCE ON
GROUNDS OF CRUELTY
Mrs. Clardy, the Only Wit
ness, Tells of Swinney's
Mrs. Allie Davis Clardy Swinney has
dropped the last appendange of her
name by permission of the 41st dis
trict court, where judge A. M. "Wal
thall granted her a decree of divorce
from James E. Swinney Friday after
noon. During the course of her testimony
Ajrs Clardy testified that she married (
j 7 mo and u d
with him until the 2ist day of the
same month, when she left him and he
left for Xew Tork, where he now re- I
The allegations on which the divorce
was granted were harsh, cruel and fn-
during the course of her testimony
n the stand Mrs. Clardy, who was
the only "Witness, said: Mr. Swinney
cursed and abused me. Once In the
""" "l -"a auf1Ks e cwu "1C
and gasped me by the shoulder. in-1
flicting bruises from which I did. not
recover for some time. For five weeks
ceived electric treatment from an
El Paso physician. It was all because
I asked him for my ticket and he re
fused to give- it to me.
"Then in the Pullman car on the way
back he dropped the top of his -watch
have not written him a word."
Judge J. M. Goggin, counsel for the
plaintiff, stated that an agreement had
had been any children resultant from
the marriage, and Mrs. Clardy, speak
ing in a higher tone than usual, re
plied, "Certainly not." .
TAKES ON INTEREST
Has harrowed Down to Two
and Both Are Prohi
Austin, Tex., Dec. 17. The fight for
the speakership of the next Texas
house of representatives has now nar
rowed down to representative Sam .
Rayburn of Fannin county and C. E.
Gilmore of Van Zant county. "While
both men are prohibitionists, Rayburn,
it seems, is really the candidate of the
anti-prohibitionists and it is said will
receive their solid support. The antls
have abandoned any attempt to select
one of their own members and their
only hope is to secure enough votes to
elect Rayburn, whom they believe is
less radical than Gilmore.
Both of the candidates now have
headquarters at Austin and the cam
paign is on in earnest. Rayburn has
the backing of such well known antis
as Charester H. Terrell end Otto Wahr
mund of Bexar county, the Harris and
Galveston county delegation and prac-
"ORINKING MEN DISCHARGED
Wliiskey has been driven from every place of honor because it is a
bar to achievement, and a deadly enemy of happiness, and a menace to
physical and mental health.
A majority of all habitual users of alcohol would gladly quit drinking
if they could ever get the poison out of their systems, and" reach a condi
tion in which they could live in comfort without it.
The Globe Three Day Treatment is safe, reliable and speedy. It
strengthens every "nerve" and organ of the mind and body, driving out
every vestige of alcoholic poison from the system, leaving it clean and
healthy. We accomplish this without a long and expensive residence in a
banitarium and you will be detained but three days from your business.
We guranntee a cure at the end of the third day. If you are not
satisfied the full fee paid shall be refunded.
Ths Globe 3 Day Liquor Cure
A Scientific Treatment for the Drug and Liquor Habit.
Ed. B. CUNNINGHAM, Mgr. Sanitarium 2013 Atlanta St.
El Paso, Texas. Phone Auto 2481.
Testimonials from grateful El Paso patients given upon request.
for Despondent Men
I have treated and cured so many cases of Male
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with this malady than any other Specialist in
America. Once cured by me, you will never be
bothered again with those distressing symptoms
which accompany this direful disease. You will
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I HATE A COPYRIGHT GIVEX ME BY THE
GOVERXIEXT OX A REMEDY FOR MALE
WEAKXESS AXD DRAIXS OX THE SYSTEM.
WHICH NEVER FAILS TO CURE. I WILL
GIVE $1000 FOR AXY CASE I TAKE AXD
We are closing them oat
at less than wholesale
cost Look at these prices
$2.50 values cut to $1.25
$2.09 values cut to $1.00
i i or ,,. . 7c 1
l.D VallieS CUI 10 DC I
107 South StaatoB St.
ASK YOITR GROCER
Arctic .or Matador
Brand Lard Compound, the Pure
El Paso Refining Co.,
El Paso. Texas.
tlcally all of the west Texas delega
tion. In order to win it wfli be neces
sarj for him to get one-third of the
prohibition votes for the pros have
practically two-thirds of the house of
representatives. ' t
Mrs. Wicks Why is old china so
valuable? ilrs. Ricks On account of
its rarity. Mrs.. Wicks But I don't
'see why it; should be so very rare?
Mrs. Ricks Well, witbimy experience
of servants I must confess that a piece
of china that lasts a month is a won-
der to me.
Don't trifle with a cold Is good advice
for prudent men and women. It may
be vital In case of a child. Tnere is
ndthing: better than Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy for coughs and colds in
children. It is safe and sure. For sale
by all dealers.
will the children find
the Victor they have
been looking for?
app o i nt
There's a Victor at every prices
$10, $17.50, $25, $32.50,. $40, $50,
$60, $100,- Victor-Victrola, $75,
$100, $150, $200, $250. And easy
terms can be arranged if desired-
W. G. Walz Company
In Locating in
Horace B. Stevens
El Paso Brick Co.
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