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EL PASO HERALD
Editorial and Magazine Page
Thursday, September Tenth, 1912.
How EI Paso Is Wasting $3,500,000
FOURTEEN foot parking strip set aside for park use along the 100 miles
or 'more of eligible residence streets in El Paso would total 14,700,000
souare feet of public park space that now belongs to the dry; that does
not have to be purchased; that would be improved and maintained at the cost of
property owners if the city administration were more active in seeking such co
operation; and that is actually worth, in dollars and cents today, at an average
of 25c per square foot (an exceedingly moderate estimate), more than $3,500,000.
The figures are right, beyond controversy. Here we have 350 acres ot public
park space, ideally situated, perfectly adapted to the purpose, capable of improve
ment to the best possible advantage at the lowest possible expense, and worth
$10,000 per acre.
Why should we neglect or misuse this tremendously valuable public posses
sion? This is the property of all the people, space which has been dedicated and
set aside for public purposes. Why should the people of El Paso allow this
$3,500,000 worth of public property to be neglected or misused, or to be made the
private snap of any few?
There is no more sense in putting down asphalt paving over this particular
350 acres of park space, than there would be in paving San, Jacinto plaza, Cleve
land square, Carnegie square, Sam Houston square, -Alamo park, or Washington
park with, solid asphalt.
We are forever clamoring for grass and trees. What is the sense in putting
down granite rock and glaring, hot, bleak asphalt pavement over the 14,700,000
square feet of park space along the curbs of residence streets, space that belongs'
to all the people for their pleasure, comfort, and use?
Under tie plan adopted for Rio Grande street and Magoffin avenue, the first
cost of the wide parkways, including new curb, separate water system, planting,
and everything, is much less than the cost of paving the equivalent area. And
the annual cost of maintenance, including water, care of grass, trees, and shrubs,
and replacement of failures, is less than one cent per day for each city lot, or
10c per week for the average home frontage of a lot and a half.
Yet, for reasons unknown, property owners on street after street are allowing
a few ignorant, selfish obstructionists to spoil their streets by rejecting the park
ing plan and insisting on paving 12 to 20 feet wider than will ever be needed for
a city of 5,000,000 people.
Self interest of all property owners on residence streets dictates the universal
adoption of the Rio Grande street parking plan on all ordinary residence streets
throughout the city.
There is no more sense in paving the space along the curbs that should be re
served for parkways, than there would be in covering San Jacinto plaza and Wash
ington park with solid asphalt.
Here, in the curb parks, are playgrounds and parkways for tie people,
14,700,000 square feet belonging to all the people and ready to be improved. Why
is it that a small minority of active opponents, coupled with general apathy of
the majority, are allowed to persist in the excessively wide paving, that has been
abandoned in the residence sections of all progressive cities everywhere?
Why should -we sacrifice $3,500,000 worth of public park space to the ignor
ance or cupidity of a few?
To read the usual criminal courf case, it would seem as if only innocent men
were ever indicted or prosecuted.
Snappy Military Work
ORDINARY citizens as well as military men must read with astonishment
the news of mobilizing the armies 6f the Balkan states in Europe. Only
a few days have elapsed since the war scare arose, and yet, the four little
nations, Servia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Montenegro, have already placed in the
field ready for active campaigning, 1,000,000 men such an army, in numbers and
organization at least, as the United States built up only after nearly three years
of fierce civil war. At the time of the Spanish war, it required months to recruit,
equip, organize, and mobilize a little army of a few hundred thousand, and some
arms of the service were radically defective even when the war came to an end.
Some folks have an idea that the "annies" of the Balkan states are paper
armies, like the "armies" of some of the latin-American republics; and that the
"mobilizing" is all done in bureau revolving chairs and in newspaper offices. That
is far from the truth. Not only is practically every able bodied man in the Balkan
states eligible to military duty, but all have had military training and experience
in camp and maneuvers. The organization of the military forces, active and re
serve, is so thorough and effectual that every man in the country knows what to
do when called to arms; where to go, how to equip himself, what organization to
jeport to, what post to assume; each squad commander knows where to join his
company; each company commander knows what regiment his company belongs
to; each regimental commander has his brigade and divisional assignment; field
officers are organized for the active command of larger aggregations, the army
corps and field armies, and for efficient staff duty. Stores are ready, ammunition
and arms quickly transported where they are needed, trains, wagons, horses, and
automobiles are commandeered, and in a surprisingly short time after the word
goes out from headquarters a mere matter of days a thoroughly organized,
equipped, and disciplined army is ready in the field lor quick dispatch to the
theater of war.
Bulgaria has an army which, it is said by competent German and Russian
military critics, is equalman for man, to the army of any European power. The
military school at Sofia is equal to the best in the world, and assignments to
the school are coveted by representatives of all the European armies. Officers
are appointed on meriT solely, and company officers are almost always young men
under 30, men of natural aptitude as well as thorough military training. It is of
interest to know that Bulgaria is the only country in Europe which has built up
its cavalry on the American plan, regarding the cavalry arm as mounted infantry
for quick change of fighting front, and for scouting and reconnoisance, rather than
as a mere heavy mass to pound the enemy with and discompose him.
Bulgaria's artillery numbers more than 1000 modern high power field guns,
besides rapid fire and machine guns aplenty. This little country, having an area
equal to three or four Texas counties, and a population of under 4,500,000, can
put 130,000 trained soldiers in the field in 24 hours, and 450,000 in a week all
trained to bear arms and act in military concert under thoroiigh organization of
field armies, and all able bodied men.
If war result from the present strained situation, the world will witness a
marvel of military strategy on the part of the allied Balkan states, who have long
been preparing for this event, and have their plans of campaign thoroughly blocked
out in advance, with a place assigned to every command. Two fortified strong
holds would have to be taken by assault on the way to Constantinople. If the
other powers should keep their hands off, the allies would probably be at the gates
of the Moslem capital within five to eight weeks.
Mexican federals have been in "control" of the city and state of Chihuahua
for more than three months, yet communication has not been restored or main
tained on any railroad in the state, peaceable communities and foreigners are not
protected from organized rebel assault and depredation, and federal troops remain
in garrison and away from trouble while rebels carry on their raids unhindered.
You wouldn't hear so much if you
only heard the truth.
Man is such a contrary creature that
the one with red whiskers Is most like
ly to let them grow.
When a man is elected without op
position, he either can't be beaten or
hasn't much of a job in view.
Probably the pineapple derived its
name from the fact that it Isn't any
thing like either of the commodities it
is named for. ,
If you want to make the average
woman a present at this season of the
year that will be appreciated, give a
box of foot ease.
Most every farmer Knows some otner
country where he could make more
money, with less work. And a good
many go there and back.
It may finally become necessary to
employ detective Burns to locate the
ham in a restaurant sandwich.
Hard work probably will help you
more than the recall of pink pills.
Somehow, a denial has trouble being
as convincing as the original story.
A loafer Is often a steady fellow, and
a great band to settle down in a chair.
A dreamer and a schemer may be
two different people and' then they may
As a general rule, you can get plenty
i sympathy if you don't try to eash it
SJtepehlldr'en and politicians are apt
to exaggerate t" wrongs from which
Burled hopes require deep graves.
Many a man's best friends are those
who know him least.
Probably more men would kiss their
wives if it was forbidden.
Anyway, the man who builds castles
in the air Is his ofn landlord.
Even perfectly cold cash will burn a
hole in the pocket of a spendthrift.
There's something wrong with the ser
mon that doesn't last over seven days.
A man may get the short end of it
because he imagines he is smarter than
the other fellow.
Don't try to learn everything worth
while. Leave the world a few unsolved
problems when you depart.
A burglar seldom gets low enough to
rob widows and orphans but the same
thing cannot always be said of a fren
A girl might consider the dealer in
glass" eyes in her search for the eye
Some people jump at conclusions and
others are more leisurely in making
Hoax "He has all kinds of money."
Joax "Why. I had no idea he was
rich." Hoax "He isn't. He's a coin
N" the garden of dreams let me rest, far, far from the laboring throng, from
the moans of the tired and distressed, from the strains of the conqueror's song.
As a nativefof Bagdad, or Turk, I'd live in Arabian nights, away from the regions
of work, from troubles and hollow delights. In the garden of dreams I would stray,
and bother my fat head no more, a-wondering how I shall pay for groceries bought
at the store. Ah, there in that garden Fd sit, communing in peace with my soul,
and never again have a fit when handed the bill for the coal. In the garden of
dreams I'd recline and soar on the wings of romance, forgetting this old hat of
mine, the patches all over my pants, the clamor of children for shoes, the haus-
j frau's demands for a gown, the lodge's
town. Alas! It is as JL supposed there is no escaping my late, lor the garden of
dreams has been closed, a padlock is fixed on the gate. The young, who are
buoyant and glad, may enter that garden, it seems; but the old, who are weary and
sad, are warned from the garden of dreams!
The Bishop's Indiscretion
HE bishop of Wandoranga smiled
he finished his toast. The
world had smiled on htm; so
why should he not smile, too?
He was spending his first holiday In
the homeland after doing five years'
hard labor in his Central African dio
cese, and the change was not unwel
come. He had come home laden -with
honor 'and good repute, and somewhat
weakened by the after-effects of a
sharp attack of malarial rever; nut
the Harley-street specialist had now
given him a clean bill of health. He
had nothing to do but to enjoy him
self, varied bJ" a few engagements to
preach and address meetings. He had
plenty of money to spend, for though
his episcopal income was barely
enough to cover expenses he had
good private means, and was In a po
sition to make himself comfortable.
Now he was considering how he
should best spend the day., Why not
run down by a morning train and
spend a few pleasant hours beside the
There was a train from snaring
Cross about 10. So the bishop packed
his bag hastily, called a taxi, and was
soon on his way to the station. There
were few passengers that morning,
and the bishop flattered himself that
he was goiny to have his compartment
to himself. Bui just as the whistle
blew and the train was beginning to
move, the door was flung open and a
short, stoutish man tumbled in. He
was just about the bishop's figure,
and, like him, was clean shaTen.
"Narrow squeak, that," panted the
man, as he mopped his brow with a
green and red silk handkerchief.
"Very, my dear sir," answered the
bishop. "Sudden exertion of that kind
is trying at our time of life and to
men of our build. I always make it a
point to be in ample time myself. But
I make no doubt that urgent circum
stances caused you to be pressed for
"Confoundedly urgent," snorted the
other. "I suppose you don't object to
Now. if there was one thing In this
world that ihe bishop hated nore than
another it was the smell ot tobacco
smoke. But bs was the soul of good
nature: so he untruthfully said, ""Not
at all," and congratulated himself on
the fact that he heat of the day would
be a good excuse for keeping the win
dows open. Then he opened his bag
to get out the copy of the journal
which he had put aside to read, and
found to his vexation that he had for
gotten It. There was nothing in the
shape of reading matter except a time
table and his sermon for the evening.
But his companion had observed the
look of disappointment, and asked If
he would care to look at the paper.
The bishop accepted the effer "with
The bishop started with the front
page, coming to an anecdote about a
little French actress that opened well
and promised to be interesting. But
before ho had finished it his cheeks
were even redder than nature had
made them. The bishop was not
squeamish. His work lay in a coun
try where a string of bead3 was full
dress for a lady, and the men went
about as nature made them. But this
story well, really, some rascally com- j
positor must have been playing a most
reprehensible trick on the editor! The j
bishop hastily turned tne page.
The rest of the paper did not greatly
At last the train drew Into Battle-ham-on-Sea.
The sun shone glorious
ly, the sea was as calm as a millpond,
and the promenade was crowded with
people in holiday garb.
Now, there is only one drawback to
a bishop's enjoyment . on a summer
day. It is a question of dress. The
episcopal garment is a trifle worrying
at times. True, there are bishops who
go holiday-making in mufti, and dress
on such occasions in secular flannels;
but his lordship of Wandoranga was
not of their school. He felt his re
sponsibilities even in the matter of
The bishop dearly loved a swim.
After all, why should he not have a
bath? There was nothing in Itself
unseemly about a bishop taking a
swim. It was really getting too hot
for endurance; even an Afircan bishop
needs to cool down sometimes. So he
made up his mind, and then made his
way towards the machines.
A hairy i ndividual provided him
with the necessary costume and tow
els, and directed him to an unoccupied
machine at a little distance. The
bishop clambered in, and speedily
ceased to look like a bishop. When
undressed he peered with some diffi
culty, at the number on the door, for
a man cannot bathe in spectacles, and
made it out to be S8. Then he plunged
and soon was swimming -with long, j
slow breast strokes in a direction pa
rallel with the shore. He enjoyed him
All went well till he decided that he
had had enotigh. He walked gingerly
along the pebbly beach behind the ma
chines, and -was almost knocked ovr
by a short man who was about to
enter one of the machines but
evidently saw that it was the wrong
one, for he started back rather sud
denly and hastened away in another
direction. The bishop wondered if
that would prove to be his machine;
and, on peering at the number, he
thought he recognized S3 though, as
a matter of fact, it was 63.
The bishop climbed carefully up the
steps and entered. But he was scarce
ly inside when someone caught hold
of his arm and exclaimed, "Now we've
got you, my bird!"
"I beg your pardon, my dear sir,""
cried the bishop; "I would not have
had such a thing happen for the
world. My sight is very imperfect,
and I have evidently mistaken the ma
chine. I thought this was No. 88. 1
will retire at once, and beg you to ac
cept my most sincere apologies."
"No, you don't, my artful cove," an
swered the man In possession, as he
thrust ' a huge, blue-coated body be
tween the bishop and the door. "We've
had trouble enough to catch you; and
we don't let you get away again in a
"But you are under some extraordi
nary mistake," urged the bishop.
"There's no mistake about It," re
torted the policeman. "I watched vou
get in, and I sot in after you to make
sure of ydu. Now, you had better put
Of Dreams I By Wait Mason
exorbitant dues, the polltax to work in the
The Herald's Daily
your clothes on and come quietly, or
it will only make things worse for
"But you do not know who I am,
my good man7 I am the bishop of
Wandoranga, and I am preaching at
the parish church this evening."
, "Bishop of Hanky-Panky. more nice
ly," laughed tho constable; "and if
you are so anxious to preach, why,
perhaps they'll give you a chance
when you get to Portland. Those togs
of yours look like a bishop's, I must
say! "Who ever saw a bishop rigged
out like that. I should like to know?"
Then for the first time the bishop
looked at the clothes that were lying
on the seat in the machine. In place
of his own dignified black he saw a
suit of green and yellow tweed, a
flaming red necktie and an imitation
Panama with a blue ribbon round it.
"But those are not my clothes," he
cried in anger. "I never wear such
garments. It is clear now that I have
got into the wrong machine. Doubt
less their owner will be in here di
rectly and will be able to explain mat
"Walker!" said -the policeman, as he
looked out 'ot the door. "There is no
body in the water now, so nobody Is
likely to come out of it. Besides, I
watched you come In, and you -were
wearing these togs right enough then.
So slip into them, and don't waste any
more time over it."
"But I absolutely refuse to wear
such clothes! It would be most un
seemly for me to appear in public In
such garments. Tou forget who I am."
"LfOok here! If your holiness don't
get into these things without any
more lip I shall call for assistance;
and then you'll have to come through
the town in a towel, or something of
that sort." '
"But, my good man, you forget who
I am," urged the unfortunate bishop,
as he made feeble efforts to dry him
self. "I know who you are. It's no good
trying to keep the game up any
longer. You are Buster Bill, of Hox
ton, and we've got a warrant for your
"But I assure you that my name is
not Bill, and I was never called Buster
in my life. No one would think of
taking such a liberty."
"Liberty be blowed!" returned the
policeman. "It's precious little you
are likely to see for some time to
"It Is all some terrible mistake," said
the bishop, "and I obey you under
protest. when you see that tho
clothes do not fit me you will per
haps recognize the truth of my state
ment that they do not belong to me."
But, unfortunately for the bishop,
they proved to be a very decent fit.
The rightful owner was just about the
When they emerged from the bath
ing machine the policeman took a firm
grip of the bishop's arm. and invited
him to look slippy, for time was fly
ing and he wanted to go off duty.
So the unhappy bishop, his face
flushed with shame, was marched
along the parade where he had been
strolling so happily an hour before.
But presently he noticed an elderly
lady of benevolent expression, reading
the" Church Times. Surely she would
recognize the cloth; so he ventured on
"Pardon me. madam, I am the vic
tim of an unfortunate mistake. I am
the bishop of Wandoransro. and this I
officer has mistaken me for someone
se. x Deg you win Kindly lniorm the
vicar of the parish.'
"Oh, you horrible old man!" ex
claimed the lady. "How dare you ad
"Now. don't try on that IitUe game
again." said the policeman, as he gave
the bishop a vigorous jerk.
The bishop gave hims-elf up to de
spair, and said no more till they
reached the station, where the In
spector rubbed his hands when he
heard that Bu3ter Bill had been cap
tured. He produced the information,
that had been sent down from Lon
don, and hastily compared the descrip
tion of the wanted man with the pris
oner. "Short, stout, bald-headed, red face,
snub nose, rather bow-legged, fond of
flashy dress h'ro, cm, that's him
right enough. Wanted for a burglary
In the Strand. Several previous con
Tjctions. Good! I'll just read over the
warrant, and then we can wire to Scot
The warrant authorized the arrest of
one "William Tiptln. alias Buster Bill,
of Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, on a
charge that he did on a certain night
feloniously enter and break into a cer
tain dwelling house and shop, situate
In the Strand, and did unlawfully and
feloniously steal and remove from tho
said premises certain goods, to-wit the
following articles of plate and jewelry,
etc.," all of which was declared to be
contrary to the peace of our soverign
lord the king.
Clan him "In th cells " -,,0.1 fhn
inspector, as he finished reading the
warrant But the bishop pleaded so
earnestly that the vicar of the parish
should be sent for that -though he did
not believe the bishop's tale for a mo
ment he thought there might be no
harm In making quite sure. So he sent
a constable to tell the vicar that there
was a prisoner In the cells who per
sisted in saying that he was a bishop,
and would the vicar be good enough
to come round, and take a look at him?
About half an hour later the vicar
arrived and looked at the prisoner
through the little grated opening In
the door of the cell in which he was
now confined. The bishop made an
Impassioned appeal, but was promptly
cut short by the indignant cleric, who
had never met him before and was
quite unacquainted with his personal
"Preposterous!" exclaimed the vicar.
"No one could mitsake that vulgar,
flashily dressed person for his lord
ship. The bishop of Wandoranga does
not arrive till the 6 o'clock train, when
I shall hope to meet him at the sta
tion. The bishop made no further protest.
He resolved to wait till his failure to
turn up to preach should lead to in
quiries. All through the afternoon he sat
miserably in the narrow cell.
But his incarceration was not to
last so long as he feared. About 6
o clock there was a great noise in the
station. . Evidently a case of "drunk
and disorderly" was being brought in.
The door between the office and the
cell corridor stood open, and the voices
SOUTH HAS OVER 50 CONFEDERATE CEMETERIES
One of the First Acts of the States After Close of War Was to Mark Graves ot
Soldier Dead Monuments Erected to the Unknown.
: By FREDERIC J. HASKIH,
. ASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 10.
Despite the crippled condi
tion In which the south found
itself at the close of the civil war, one
of the first matters to receive atten
tion was the provision for a suitable
resting place for the soldiers who
had yielded their lives In the fight
for the lost cause and there are more
than 50 of these confederate ceme
teries scattered over the southern
states. The state legislatures without
exception made provision for estab
lishing special cemeteries in which the
bodies of confederate soldiers could
be placed where they would receive
proper care and attention.
Much of the credit for this work is
due to the women of the confederacy
who gave their heartiest effort to this
work. Wherever a battle was fought
or a hospital -was located wunin tne
limits of the confederacy provision
was made for suitable care for the
dead. While the chief thought was
naturally for the soldiers of their own
army, even in that early day there was
many a union soldier's grave which
was also the recipient of tender at
tention from the hands of the people
'against whom he fought. s
Jinny jlemorial Monuments.
Each grave in these cemeteries ha3
been marked in some way, either from
the appropriations made for the pur
pose by the state or by the subscrip
tions and donations made by the
people of the vicinity in which it is
located. Special monuments of ap
propriate design are still being erected
in honor of confederate soldiers in
( each of the states represented in the
confederacy and the state appropria
tions for this purpose have been most
liberal. Some of the cemeteries have
a number of monuments representing
different appropriations. In the con
federate cemetery at Charleston, S.
C, there are six memorial monuments
and a large number of memorial tab
lets. Bichmond has 11 monuments and a
number of memorial tablets, and
Winchester, in the same state, has
nearly as many. In New Orleans the
beautiful monuments erected to the
memory of confederate soldiers axe
especially noteworthy. The south ha3
also honored the women whose loy
alty and unselfish devotion inspired
the jyalor of the men, and in the ceme
tery at Fort Mill, S. C, there has re
cently been erected a monument to
the women of the south and another
onA tn the faithful sln.vc whn. Tint-
withstandlng the temptation of 1
proffered liberty, were yet loyal to
their masters and to the charges com
mitted to their care.
A number of new monuments are
now in process of erection in the
south. Some of them are being placed
in national cemeteries as. for ex
ample, each confederate state which
had troops In the battle of Chlcka
mauga. will have Its participation
marked by a shaft In the Chlcka
mauga National park. Similar action
Is to be taken in the near future for
the battlefields of Antletam, Shlloh
Bine and Gray United.
The united action of the soldiers of
the north and south, in connection
with the Spanish -war, was the death
blow to whatever"ambunt ofrfactional
feeling still existed between the two
sections of the country and shortly
after Its close popular opinion began
to favor the United States government
mnlrlnp crim TTnT-iInT f ftia rolr
ing of the graves of the confederate
soldiers with stones similar to those
provided for tho union soldiers. Pres-
ident McKinley advocated it in a pub-
He address in Atlanta shortly after
the close of the Spanish war.
At a reunion of the United Con- j and a detailed account is being pre
federate veterans, held a few months pared tor the (secretary of war, which
later, however, the matter was dls- ' w111 doubtless be published.
cussed and resolutions of mmrecia-
tion adopted, tl was voted, however.
that any federal action taken for this
purpose should refer only to the con
federate graves which are located in
northern states, as the care of such
graves In the southern states is re
garded as a sacred trust.
The first movement made toward a
provision for marking the graves of
the soldiers of the confederate army
and navy upon the part of the federal
government was the appropriation by
were so loud that the bishop could j
hear what was being said. i
"I tell you I ain't drunk," shouted a
voice that somehow semed familiar,
"and as for being dlsorerdly, ow
would you like to be obliged . to go
about like a blooming guy in, these
togs, with all the kids in the place
yelling after you?"
"But who are you, and what are you
doing dressed like a bishop?" inquired
"I'm no blooming bishop. I'm a re
spectable man, I am. Some thief
sneaked my things while I was bath
ing, and left these ugly things for mc.
I was just going quietly off to the
station to get back to town to get
some decent clothes when your fool of
a copper ran me In. I've had about
enough of this foolery; I'm fair sick
of It. Just you let me eo, or I shall
lose my train."
"You need not bother about your
tr3!s. Just yet." said the Inspector.
"We've g6t to look Into this little
business. Constable, just fetch that
man out of the cells."
The bishop was brought out, and be
fore the policeman could prevent it the
newcomer made a rush at him.
"You blighter!" he cried. "So It's
you that stole my things and made me
walk about in theso togs! Inspector,
I give this man In charge for stealing.
Nice thing for a respectable man to
have his little holidav spoilt In this
way I don't think."
"My good man," said the bishop,
"don't you know me? I think we have
"Never set eyes on you In my life.
Just give me back my clothes."
"Then I must remind you that, un
less I am very greatly mitsaken. we
traveled down In the same compart
ment this morning, and you lent me a
newspaper a most unsuitable one. I
"You're a liar! I've been down here
for a week past, and I never lent you
a., paper in my life. I'm a respectable
man, I am. My name's Henry Simp
son, and I live at Nottingham." "
"But if that is so, it Is curious that
you had these letters In your coat
pocket I have not taken the liberty
of reading them, but I notice they are
addressed to a Mr. William TIptin, at
Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton."
"Hallo!" said the inspector. "This
sounds like business. It strikes me
that we have been making a big mis
take. Can you do anything to prove
your Identity?" turning to the bishop.
"Most certainly," replied the bishop.
"If you will ook in the pockets of my
garments you will find my card case
and spme letters; that Is, if they have
not been removod."
The newcomer was searched and the
bishop's statement proved true. This
convinced the Inspector, who was pro
fuse In his apologies. The other man
was placed in a cell to remove his
episcopal dress, and the bishop ac
commodated with a room in which to
resume his official appearance. Luck
ily, the garments had ndt suffered
while in the keeping of the Inebriated
Individual. A wash and a brush-up
maue tne Disnop presentaoie again.
congress of J2500 for the purposes of
gathering the remains of confederate
soldiers burled in Arlington and in
various places in the District of Co
lumbia and collecting them at one
place in the national cemetery at Ar
lington. How Graves Are 3Iarked.
It is claimed that George L. Rhine
hart, a soldier of the 23d (or 26th)
North Carolina infantry, was the first
confederate interment made in Arling
ton. Many interments were made
afterward of persons held to be "citi
zens in rebellion" until as late as the
latter part of 1S67. They were not all
confederate soldiers, a few being state
prisoners of war who had been held
in the old capitol prison In "Washing
ton. In all, there were 370 persons
classed as confederates buried there.
When, after the marking of the
graves of union soldiers, there was a
surplus left from the appropriation,
part of it was used to mark these
other graves classing them as rebels.
citizens, contrabands, prisoners of -war,
etc., and over their graves were erect
ed plain marble headstones of similar
description for all as civilians, having
upon each only the number of the
grave and the name of the occupant,
so that there was nothing to distin
guish the graves of the confederate
soldiers from the other classes.
This was the condition until In the
70s when 241 were removed by the ,
states of Virginia, North and South
Carolina, leaving 136. These were
scattered about the cemetery in irreg
ular groups intermingled with the
graves of union soldiers and others.
This was discovered about 1898, and
it was 'also found that there were
128 confederate dead in the Soldiers
Home cemetery. These were collected
and marked with headstones bearing
the name, rank, company, regiment
and state of the soldier. In June, 1903,
the first memorial exercises were
held over these graves.
Mark Graves of Prison Dead.
Out of the reburial of the confed
erate dead at Arlington arose an in
vestigation conducted by the Charles
Broadway Rouss Camp of United
Confederate "Veterans regarding- con
dition and location of the graves ot
the confederate prisoners -who died In
the federal prisons and military hos
pitals in the northern states. As a
result of this a bill was passed by
congress r-roviding for the establish
ment of a commission to ascertain the
location and condition of all of the
graves of confederate soldiers who
died in federal prisons and military
hospitals in the north and who were
buried near their place of confine
ment, and to acquire possession and
control over all grounds where such j
prison dead are buried, which Is not
now under control or in possession of
the United States government.
This commission was directed "to
prepare accurate registers in tripli-
cate, one for the superintendent's
office, one for the quartermaster gen
eral's office and one for the -war rec
ord office, confederate archives, of the
places of burial, the number of the
grave, the name, company, regiment
and state or every confederate soldier
so buried, by verification with the
confederate archives at Washington r
to cause to be erected over said graves
white , marble headstones similar to
those placed over the graves of the
'confederate section- in the national
cemetery at Arlington."
No less than 30.: 52 confederate sol
diers are burled In different nlaces
coming under the provisions of this
act. It Incurred no little difficult tn
search them out nearly iO years after
the were- buried, but the work was
entered upon In a spirit of earnest
zeal and a large percentage of the
aTes ,"ind have been Identified,
The tasA -s now practically complete
I -Monument to the Unknown.
In some instances the graves could
not be actually located, but a known
number of soldiers were buried in a
certain place. One old cemetery con
taining a number of confederate
graves was swept over by fire a num
ber -Jf veaT3 ago 30 that no traces of
; the Jrrares were left In this case It
was Impossible to erect separate head
stones, so a large monument was
erected upon which v. ere placed bronze
tablets inscribed with the names ot
the soldiers burial in the cemetery.
In many instances the citizens of
localities in which confederate sol
diers are buried have caught tn
spirit voiced by president McKinley
and have rv'sed monuments by popu
lar subscription. In some other places
monuments hava boen erected bypub
lic funds. But 'so complete and thor
ough has Jen the work of locating
and caring for the graves of the con
federates burled In the north that it
is believed there are no longer any
unmarked confederate graves in the
Tomorrow: "Motor Trucks."
St Louis. Mo Oct 16. Rev. Carroll
M. Davis, of Christ Episcopal Cathe
dral, declined the position of coadjutor
bishop of Texas, to which he was
THE barber i3 a combination har
vesting machine and phonograph,
who reaps whiskers and distributes
"information at the same time, without
barbers, half of mankind would trip on
its mustache going, upstairs. Like
wise it would have no means of learn
ing that it is a hot day, that there is
quite a political campaign on, and that
its hair is getting pretty thin on top,
Bgrbering was once a simple art. The
arbcr piled as much lather as possible
on his patron and then scraped off his
beard and other prominent features with
a razor, the victim holding a basin to
catch the debris. In those days it took
five minutes to get shaved and a week
to get over it, but times, hurrah anil
alas, have changed.
Barhers are now antiseptic and do
not mangle their patrons while beauti
fying them, but time is no longer an
object with them. Nowadays the bar
ber mummifies his natient in towels
and cloths, and lavs him back in an
operating chair. Then soaks a towel
in red hot water and coils it over the
victim's face, leaving one red nostril
exposed to breathe in steam. Then he
reads the morning pa,per and sharpens
razons until the patron's face is so
thoroughly cooked that the whiskers
will pull out at a mere touch. After
that he lathers him eight times, mas
sages him with his fingers, wipes him
off with a towel lathers him again,
tells him the news of the day and
shaves him with- a few deft motions.
Then he goes over his face again after
surviving hairs. Then he asks him if
he will have a neck shave, hair cut,
shampoo, electrical massage, hair tonic,
face bake, hair singe, sea foam or full
!itli. Tien lie tries out another razor
on him. washes his neck and ears, and
j aunoints him with vaseline, champhor
THE 1ARBER gyG0?GF7C-
1 BJ . Author Of "At Good Old Smash"
1 be f$$artjn
Tve been t' lots o' county fairs hut Pve
never seen anybnddy as ugly as Mrs.
Tilford Moots. Lots ' fellers are takm'
th' stump this fall that ought t' take a
Years Ago To-
From The Herald Ot Arxi
Sheriff Simmons left yesterday on
the S. P. for San. Antonio.
Collector Moses Dillon "left on the G
H. for Lockhart today on a business
This morning J. L. Curtis was pas
senger on the Santa "re route for Los
Bishop John F. Hurst and daughter
lt today on-the T. P. for Washing
ton, D. C.
A party of G. H. employes, headed fc -Joe
Spivy and L. iCllnk, went down the
river hunting Sunday.
R. H. Pierce left on the E. P. & N. F
yesterday afternoon for Alamogorda
at the end of the line.
B. F. Kuhn, commercial agent of the
Mexican Central, went south over that
line yesterday afternoon.
Capt Tom Bendy, of the city's po
lice force, arrived today on the T. P.
from an Interesting trip down the road.
Michael Mehan deeded to Lee Robert
son, in consideration of $50. a tract of
61 acres In El Paso county near San
Joe Grant, of the G. E. was In Tsleta
Sunday looking after his political In-
terests. He was accompanied by Tom
j Mrs. W. R. Martin and party returned
. last afternoon .bn.the G. H. from a
very pleasant Xxahlng?- party down on
the Devil's riVerT "?.
Past master of Masons. John W. Poe
left yesterday on the Tl P. en route
for .?osw:U' fro.m the Democratic con
t ,c""y" iBmi1B.
Billy Alder, engineer on the Santa.
Fe switch engine, asked for a leave of
absence a few days ago to go on a hunt
ing tour in the Sacramento mountains.
Chief Lockhart; of the police force,
was busy on h's books this morning for
his monthly report The receipts of
his office will fall slightly short of last
Now that the matter of the fire de
partment and jail Is settled. It is ar
gued the city ought to bave a good
fire alarm system put in on the new
poles which the telephone company Is
Walter Earhart left on the after
noon S. P. for a trip round the world.
Mr. Earhart will Rtnn fnr snm timp
in San Francisco, and while there will
arrange lor the entire trip. He wiJ
return to El Paso in about a year.
The city's board of appeals is in ses
sion and working hard. There have
been only one or two real estate men
before the board and all of them are
making strenuous efforts to have th"
raise of the taxes on their property
Yesterday afternoon at 3 oclock be
gan the annual meeting of the New
Mexico Spanish Mission of the M. E.
churchv Thjo conference was opened by
bishop John F. Hurst of Washington.
D. C. Accompanying the bishop 13 Rev.
C H. Payne, who is the corresponding
secretary of the National board of edu
cation. The El Paso boys are delighted with
the possibility of a game of ball with
the Alamogordo team in the near fu
ture. Word has been sent up there with
a view of arranging a game. The El
Paso team is in fairly good shape now
and the chances for an interesting time
when the two clubs meet are very flat
tering. ice. arnica, witch hazel and cold cream,
well mixed with perfumery in order to
advertise the shop for the next threo
hours. Then he fans the mixtures off.
adjusts his eyelashes, bends hia ears
back, and combs his hair the wrong
way with great care. Then he lets him
up and collects fifteen cents, after
which lie turns him over to the porter,
who stabs him in the back with a whisk
"It took five minutes to get shaved and
a veek to get over It."
broom, gives him back his hat with re
luctance ami collects another dime.
A barber is now one of the finest
luxuries of the leisure class, bu t.ie
man who has to attend to his business
and wait every day in a barber shop
while several earlier birds are gicn the
above course of treatment has little
time left for higher pursuits of lff
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