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X PASO HERAL
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From the Detroit Times
June 12, 1912
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The Demlne office of The 21 Paso
Herald is room 11, Mahoney block.
Roy Bedtchek is agent and corre
spondent. The Herald's distributor in Dem
tns Is the Leffler & Field Cigar and
News Store. The Herald will be de
livered to all parte of the city same
night of publication, at 60 cents per
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Demlng. N. M.. July 3. Two attempts
are believed to have been made to burn
the new Baker building. On one occa
sion, a.bout 6 oclock. J. g. Cooper dis
covered the fire Just starting in shav
ings and extinguished it. A few min
utes later, another fire was kindled In
the same room, but it was discovered
before any damage was done.
J. D. Bukey, of El Paso, is in Dem
ing on business. He states that Judge
Richardson of El Paso is on his way
here by automobile en route to Doug
las. Ariz. He says, also .that he has
received a letter from Burt C. Smith,
automobile editor of the Los Angeles
Times, stating that he woMld likely re
turn from the east over the Borderland
3Ir. Doolittle. manager of the Alamo
Hueco ranch, came to Demlng in his
Mrs. N. A. Boltch and daughter.
EstheT. havei returned from Boston,
iliss Bather Is taking a course in the
Bjston conservatory of music. She will
resume her studies there in September.
W. F. Kealy, who has. been visiting
his brother, J. A. Kealy for several
months, has returned to Emporia. Kan.
Tom Webb, brother of A. P. Webb, has
left for a visit to Kentucky.
Mrs. W. E. Trowbridge, who has been
visiting relatives in Quincy, I1L, has
A wild Mexican was captured last
nght in the city hall where he had
taken refuge from the officers. He
stood oft the officers for sometime with
a wicked looking bayonet, until a
lariat was produced' when he threw
up his hands and submitted to arrest
He is thought to be insane. The
bayonet which he had is a curious
relic bearing the imprint "1814." He
called for coffee when arrested, and
after drinking a oup. he then drank
eight glasses of water.
The, Deming baseball team has re
turned from Ft. Bayard The game
with Ft. Bayard Sunday was hard
fought and interesting, resulting in
favor of Ft. Bayard by a score of 4
to 3. Blxler was hurt in the seventh
inning, and Greenway took his place in
the box A farce game with Silver
City was played yesterday resulting in
a score of 11 to 11. The lineup of the
Deming team was as follows: Carter,
c; Kodolf, lb, Hughes. 2b; Mike Orosco.
ss; Clark. 3b; Greenway, If and p; Pat
Carter, cf; Hodgdon, cf; Sam Watkins,
rf; Blxler. p. The Deming team will
play either Silver City or Hurley here
Mr. Newman, formerly of Douglas,
Arlz is shipping in a number of fine
teams and will engage in the drayage
A30VE THE FLOODS
(By Leon Barrltt.)
AS THE constellation Scorpio moves
up along the southeastern sky
these July nights its striking:
string of stars, the most conspicuous
in that part of the heavens, has an
added Interest because of the planet
Jupiter within its borders. There can
be no mistaking, his Jovian majesty,
the largest planet in our salar system,
measuring 85.00 miles in diameter. Be
low some eight or ten moon disks and
a lltue to the west, is the first magni
that he excites the liveliest interest
even from those who give the heavens
but passing consideration.
No wonder then that Galileo, in 1610,
should have made Jupiter one of the
first objects in the heavens for in
vestigation with his newly invented
telescope, which revealed to his de
light and to the astonishment of the
scientific world, that it had four satel
lites revolving about it These satel
lites are a never ending source of in
terest to the beholder. Thev are deRir
I nated by the Roman numerals I, II, Hi
I and rv; although named, their names
sumably uy Its rapia rotatifin, as It
revolves on its axis completely In the
remarkably short period of 9 hours and
55 minutes, the axial rotation being
nearly perpendicular to the Diane of its
orbit Jupiter's polar diameter is St.- j
570 miles and its equatorial diameter 1
tude star Antares. a bright red star. are seldom used. No. I is 250 milesin
which ordinarily arrests attention, but
its glory i" dimmed by the nearness of
the great planet His brilliance is so
marked by comparison, at all times,
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diameter and 266,000 miles distant from
Jupiter, and Its Deriod of TovninUnn
about the planet is less than two days.
No. 11 is 2100 miles in dlampfnr. and
415,800 miles distant from its primary.
an, his a penou ox aDout three and
one-half days. No. in. 3606 miles in
diameter. 664,000 miles distant, and has
a period of 7 days and 4 hours. No. IV
is aoo miles in diameter, and 1.167.000
miles distant and its period is 16 days
16 hours and 32 minutes.
Through the development of the tele
scope and dry plate photography, four
other small satellites have been added
to this group. The first of these, the
'Fifth." was discovered by Prof. E E.
Barnard in 1892. It is the Innermost
being 112.000 miles distaftt from Jupi
ter, and is J0O miles in diameter. Its
penoo. is iz nours. Ios. VI and VII
were discovered, by Perrine, of the Lick
Observatory, in 1904-5. Periods 251 and
260 days r .ipectively.
By means of photography in Febru
ary. 1908. Prof. P. J. Melotte. of the
Greenwich Observatory, discovered the
eighth satellite. The writer has an in
teresting copy of this photograph, and
though enlarged three diameters, the
object appears as a mere needle point
scarcely distinguishable to 'the naked
eye. It is of the 17th magnitude and
is estimated to be not more than 35
miles in diameter. It has a very re
1 rkable orbit , much more distant
irom ics primary tnan any other known
satellite, very eccentric and hlnhlv in
clined, and with a retrograde motion,
or in the opposite direction to that of
all the other satellites of Jupiter they
moving eastward and this little fellow
westward. Its nearest distance from
Jupiter Is 10,000.000 miles ana its great
est distance 20,000.000 mites, and Its
period of revolution is S30 days.
It was for some time doubtful when
first discovered whether it was a satel
lite or a minor planet and its true na
ture was only determined after three
months of careful, observation. The
object Is so faint that It required an
exposure of so minutes to nmnr. it-
on the plate.
Jupiter In Clondllke State.
Jupiter appears to be in a cloud like
state and shines by reflected light
what it Is composed of is not known,
as It simply reflects the sun's ,-,.- -,
the spectroscope is therefore unable to
enlighten us upon the subject Dusky
belts mark the equatorial region, but
their cause is unknown. In 1878 a
great red spot appeared south of its
equator, but it is not now visible.
Jupiter's mean distance fm tvi
earth is 390,000,000 miles and its aver
age dis'-nce from the sun is 483,000.
000 miles It is flattened at th nrl
and bulges at the equator, caused pre-
is 90,000 miles, a difference of 5438
Jupiter was in opposition on June
1st that is on the opposite side of the
earth to the sun. at which times it is
seen to the best advantage, being near
est to the earth. These periods of oppo
sition recur every 399 days the sun,
the earth and Jupiter belnc in a direct
line, the planet rising about sunset and
remaining in view all night
July Planetary Configurations.
(El Paso Time.)
July 4, 4 p. in. Earth in aphelion
greatest distance from the sun.
July 5, 7 p. m. Venus and sun in
July 10, 9 p. m. Saturn and moon in
conjunction. Saturn 5 degrees 36 min
July 13. 1 p. m. Venus and Neptune
in conjunction. Venus 1 degree 27 min
July 14, 7:21 a. m. Neptune and
moon in conjunction. Neptune 5 degrees
01 minutes soutn.
JtllV 14. 8:50 a m Vtnllt nnrl mnnn
in conjunction. Venus 4 degrees 6 min- '
July 16, 10:16 p. m. Mercury and
moon In conjunction. Mercury 3 de
grees 56 minutes south.
July 16, 4 a. m. Neptune and sun in
July 16, 5 p. m. Mars and moon in
conjunction. Mars 2 degrees 46 min
July 19, 9 a. m. Mercury in descend
July 22, 8 a. m. Venus In perihelion
nearest to sun.
July 23, 1:04 a. rn. Jupiter and moon
in conjunction. Jupiter 4 degrees 36
July 24, 12 m. Uranus and sun in
July 25, 8 a. m. Mercury greatest
elongation east 27 degrees 6 minutes.
July 28. 8:37 p. m. Uranus and moon
In conjunction. Uranus 4 degrees 21
July 29, 2 p. m. Mercury in aphelion.
(El Paso Time.)
July 7. 9:46 a. m. Last quarter.
jmy xi b.us a. m. New moon.
July 20. 10:18 p. m. First quarter.
July 28. 0:2S p. m. Full moon.
The Planets for July.
Mercury will be an evening star for
a few days before and after July 24.
It will be found in the constellation
Leo near the first magnitude star Reg
ulus and will set about an hour and a
half after the sun and a few degrees
south of the point on the horizon at
which the sun disappeared.
Venps will be too near the sun to be
seen during July, passing the sun on
the side opposite to the earth on July
o superior conjunction it is termed.
Mars Is receding from the earth and
now is only aDout as bright as a sec
ond magnitude star. It will be found
in "the Sickle" of the constellation Leo.
It sets shortly after the sun during
Jupiter Is moving grandly into view
and .will be finelv placed for observa
tion1 n the southeastern ski during the
month. It will be the most conspicu
ous object in the heavens and will be
found directly over north of Antares
in the constellation Scorpio. It has a
retrograde movement of one degree
baturn is now visible as a morninc
I star near the Pleiades.
Uranus is coming into view in the
ea3t about 9 p. m. on the 1st and will
he found in the constellation Caprl
cornus. It will be in opposition with
the sun on, July 24.
Neptune "will be in conjunction with
the sun on July 16. and will be too
near the sun during this month to be
Santa Fe and G. H. & S. A.
Raising Grades Along
Extensive improvements os the local
division of the A. T. & S. F. railway will
besrin within a week. Road troubles from
hish water will be a thine of the past,
officials say. after the completion of the
It is decided to rafee a large portion
of the Santa Ve rishtofway between
Courchasne. just above El Paso, and the
2sew Mexico state line. This section of
the El Paso division has suffered most
from the flood waters incident to spring
rains. The road bed wil be raised at
the lowest points, and leveled in such a
manner as to prevent any ordinary floods
from damaging the stability of the
This improvement is in accordance
wiah what is being done on other local
railway. The G. H. & S. A. railway,
which suffered heavily recently from,
floods of 4&e Kio Grande near Fakens,
Texas, is alsv. beinc improved along the
rightofway bv ifjkes between the tracks
and the river, 'ifee heavy rains came
in June this year. iiMead of in July, as
is usual, and railwaV v officials are de
termined that before Another spring,
and even before the midsummer freshets.
that the railway traffic wifivpot be ain
CITY AND COUNTY OFFICIALS
TO OBSERVE GLORIOUS FOURTH
In observance of the Fourth of July,
the flag will be flvin? from thp. minola
of the county courthouse, and everv of-
lice in that building will be
throughout the dav.
With the exception of the office of
the aty health department, the city hall
will be vacated Thursday. The city
council will convene at 10 oclock Thurs
day morning, and after the members have
answered to the roll call, adiournment
will be taken. Not even routine busi
ness will be transacted.
The regular session of the city council
will be held at 10 oclock Friday morn-infl.
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Corona. N. M.. July 3. While Ir.r
Jose Chaves was standing near
stove in her kitchen, lightning struck
the house and the bolt running down
the stove pipe rendered Mrs. unaves un
conscious. She was not seriously in
jured, but received a severe shock.
John Owen and family are in town
to spend the Fourth John will enter
a pony or two in the races.
closed I been in the White Oaks country for the
past ten days working the road, xney
came in to spend the Fourth.
Joe Holzman. BUI Dug and marshal
Atkinson have left for Las Vegas to be
present at the fclynn-Johnson light
Bob and Will Willlngham have re
turned from a business trip to Tula
rosa. Lora Simpson came down from Duran
with his bride. The groom is a son
of Rev. W. W. Simpson, formerly of
this place. The bride is the daughter
of Will Snodgrasc a prominent ranch
man of near Duran.
BUI Ware, of Roswell, is In town
with a race horse that he wishes to
carry of the money in the races on the
Charlie Cook will be down from
Duran, N. M-, today with his half mile
Miss Hattle Brown, of El Paso, Tsjl.
is visiting Mrs. J. T. Davidson at this
place for a few days. She will stay
until after the Fourth. Miss Brown
once lived here.
Jno. Swanson has left for Tularosa
for a few days.
T. M. DuBoise went to Carizozo on
The boys who will take part in the
goat roping contest are very busy
N. B. Brown has left for El Paso after
proving up on his homestead near here.
Will Doering of Carizozo is install
ing a new set of gasoline lamps in the
Atkinson dance hall.
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FAST PUTTING DOWN THE
STANTON STREET CAR LIXB
Night and day crews are at work on
the Stanton street street car line. The
switches and crossings which have been
delayed in arriving from the foundry
have finally come and San Antonio
street was a busy place all night Mon
day night with the crews of workmen
setting the Wg San Antonio and Stan
ton street switch.
The crossings for the Texas street
car line and the G. H. and Southwest
ern railroads will be set at once.
The car line down Stanton street has
been laid and the trolly poles and wires
The Park and Myrtle avenue cars
were diverted by way of Campbell and
Mills streets w&Jle the San Antonio
street intersection is being put in.
' Released Under Bond.
Manuel Valenzuela, arrested on a
charge of theft under $50 on complaint
filed in the countv court wis re'eased
Tuesday aflame on on a J-ISO liund. I
If The Price of Coffee
Would Double Again
All The Better!
The price of coffee has doubled in three or four years.
And this, despite production has doubled in that time.
And this, despite production has doubled In that time.
The reason fbr the present high price of cdffee was sought and it
has been found that the market sapply has been artificially restricted.
The Brazilian government Is In the operation and participates
in the profits to the extent of an export duty of three cents a pounJ.
And American bankers axe financing the scheme.
But we "did not take our pen in hand to condemn anybody con
cerned except COFFEE DRINKERS to condemn tnem and. also, to con
gratulate them, both upon the present Increased price and the proba
bility that it will go higher. ,
It isn't exactly inspiring to see American capital finding its way to a
foreign country to be used there to the end of exploiting American
However! this fs not the saddest fact Involved, to our way of think-
It is most regrettable that the consumption of coffee in this country
has increased to a point to warrant manipulation of thesupplr-
We don't ike to look upon coffee as becoming a NECESSITY to the
American people, and view with alarm the activities of capital suggesting
that it IS becoming a necessity.
Coffee isn't good for you.
Too much of it is positively harmful.
If the present price, doubled in four years, would dQUble again, it
would be the best thing that ever happened to the excessive coffee
He wouldn't drink as much of it
Better yet maybe he wouldn't drink It at all
Just possibly you have us put down as being a. bit nervy In this
coming in and sitting down beside you. before the coffee pot and tell
ing you to keep hands off.
Nevertheless, we mean well
We are talking for your good.
You like coffee, probably, and perhaps- yon think It is none o our
business if you drink it or if you drink all you want of it
Babies want those pink pills that look like candy and cry if we
-3pn't let them have them.
The same pink pills, left around by careless mothers; have killed
And many grown people know as little as babies about the care of
There are intemperate coffee drinkers the same as there axe in
temperate drinkers of alcoholic beverages.
One cup of coffee isn't going to prove fatal, nor two cups of coffee.
Two cups may upset your entire system, make you uneasy, restless
and peevish and unfit you for best results for a day. but it will wear off
after awhile the same as a whisky drunk wears off.
But bring to us a person who drinks two and three cups of coffee
regularly for breakfast or a person who drinks coffee three times a. day,
and we will show you a person with a bad-acting heart a sluggish liver,
a disordered stomach and a shattered nervous system.
If you don't believe us, ask yaur doctor-
He will tell you that coffee contains caffeine, which he gives In the
smallest kind of doses for a heart stimulant
He will tell you further that too much caffeine or too much
coffee will give you a palpitating heart
Then if you are satisfied to run the risk of having that kind of &
heart keep right on drinking aU the coffee you want and excuse its
(Detroit Times, June 13, 19125.
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