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ERALD
EL PASO, TEX.AS,
Thursday Evening,
November 14, 1912-14 Pages
TWO SKCTIOMS TOPATC
ASSOCIATED PRESS
Leased JVire
WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair tonight and Friday.
Rushing To Defence of Constantinople
ET
Jljtjl. kZ3 -
ARTESIA Oil
WELL FLOWS
80 BARRELS
RYAN WANTED
DYNAMITERS
DISGUISED
EL PASO HAS TIMS APPEAL
FRIENDS IB TO BULGARIA
RAILWAYS TOENDWAR
t
As Soon as the Water Can
Be Pumped Out, 500 Bar
rels Daily Expected.
MANY NEW WALKS
BEING PUT DOWN
ArUsia, N.M., Nov. 14. Oil men who
have been inspecting the oil field south
of Artesla pronounce it on of great
promise. After visiting: the Brown
well, leased by the Pecos Taller Oil
and Gas company, of which Maj. Love
joy, of Houston, Tex, is the president
and owner of fa controllng interest,
experts regard it as a remarkable well.
It has a flow of from 25 to 50 barrels
of oil a day at a depth of about 900
feet. This oil is mixed with 30 per
cent water, and comes from a six-inch
casing that was inserted in the eight
inch casing. Between the two casings,
at a depth of loo feet from the bottom
oi the well, a packer was 'placed to
shut off the artesian- flow from the
six-Inch casing. Artesian water con
tinues to flow between the casings.
Gas in large quantities accumulates
at the bottom or the six-inch casing
and at times escapes, throwing the
water and oil several feet above the
lop of the derrick. The weight of the
0u feet of water greatly retards the
llow of oil and the company has or
dered a pump to draw the oil from the
bottom oi the well. It is believed that
.is soon as all the water is removed the
a ell will hare a capacity of 509 barrels
'j I oil a day. The company is prepar
ing for this immense quantity of oil
irJ has built a reservoir 300 leet east
of the well that is 100 feet square and
eight feet deep, -with a capacity of 20,
oui barrels.
So sanguine of success are the com
pany otiicials that they have com
mmceu a wt 11 on the Martin farm
about half a mile from the Brown
.veil. They have started with a 12
rich hole, and are prepared to go
M no feet if necessary. The 12 inch
Mole will be followed by a 10 inch
hole and that by an eight and a six
:n h hole.
The Sc en Rivers Oil and Gas com
pany, of wmch Mrs. L. J. Williams, the
' oil queen," is president, has started
! rilling for oil on the townsite of Oil
''lty, 12 miles west of Lakewood. It
s commencing with a 12 inch hole and
las gone down about 400 feet. Traces
"t oil hae already been discovered in
the well The company will go 3000 '
feet If need be, but expects to strike
oil at a depth of less than 2000 feet.
as artesian water is encountered In
that vicinity at about 400 feet teas
aepth than at the Brown well. The
oil beft begins about seven miles
southeast of Artesia and extends In
a southwesterly direction tothe well
; the Seven Rivers Oil and Gas com
pany. The belt can be distinctly
traced from the showings of oil in
-he various artesian wells along the
route.
The Dalcoath Mining company, that
is incorporating for 31,000,000, is ex
pected to commence drilling for oil as
boon as it is organized. It is financed
by Richard Ivey, of Mexico City, and
owns several valuable leases. Brice &
Bujac ,of Carlsbad, are looking after
the company's business at this end of
the line.
Mr. Fisher, formerly government ex
pert in the geological survey, lately
visited this section on a tour of in
spection in the interest of Los Angeles
capitalists. Upon his report will de
pend whether they will operate in this
field Mr. Fisher was very deeply in
terested in the oil showing, but non
committal about what kind of a report
he would render.
William Belt, who bought the Wil
liams well east of Dayton, Is taking a
deep interest in the oil. problem and
is expected to put an oil well down
on his farm. His artesian well flowed
oil accompanied by gas that was piped
to his house for domestic purposes.
Besides the above companies that are
expected to operate in this oil field.
there have been a large number of
individuals here representing various
t'l companies, that nave been quietly
picking up leases with a view of fu-'
Hire operations.
WOMEN JURORS TRY
WOMAN DEFENDANT
Action Brought ia Kansas by One
Woman Agalnttt Another Remits
1b Acquittal by Six Others.
Wamego. Kan.. Jov. 14. Six women,
wives of prominent citizens of Wamego,
composed the jury in a laws-.it here
yesterday in which both the plaintiff
and defendant were women and in
which the ' -ntroversy was over the
ownership of four white Plymouth
Rock Pullets.
Mrs. George Raine, of Louisville, a
village "ear here, accused Mrs. iMina
.Tohnson. a neighbor, with the theft of
the fowls. Mrs. Johnson demanded a
trial by a jury of women.
The testimony showed that both Mrs.
Johnson and Mrs. Raine raised white
Plymouth Rock chickens and that they
both allowed their fowls to run at large.
After deliberating two hours, the Jury
returned a verdict of not guilty, basing
their decision on the presumption that
the poultry of two women living so
close together might easily get mixed.
SIGNS $30,000 BOND ;
SENTENCED TO JAIL
Chicago, IIL. Nov. 14. Albert C.
Jones, a real estate dealer, who signed
330,000 bonds for Jack Johnson in an
attempt to obtain the negro pugilist's
release from jalL was today sentenced
to one year in jail for contempt of
court by federal Judge Landis.
Jones, it was charged, scheduled
property which he had deeded to his
wife. Judge Landis declared Jones had
"wilfully and maliciously lied under
oat in court in relation to his owner
ship of the property."
PULSE STOPS, BUT NEW
DEVICE SAVES LIFE
Washington, D. C., Xov. 14. Although his pulse virtually had stopped, Wer
ner L. Hoffman was drawn back from the brink of the grave by use of the pulmo
tor and today physicians in a local hospital believe he will live.
Hoffman, a former member of the marine corps and with an enviable service
record in China and the Philippines, has been ill for some time because of fever
contracted in the Orient. Despondent, he is said to have taken 15 grains of a viru
lent poison. When rushed in an automobile to the hospital he apparently was
dead. Artificial respiration by utilization of the pulmotor was resorted to
with apparent success. Physicians regard the case as remarkable.
McManigal Declares Presi
dent of Ironworkers Had
Knowledge of Explosions.
SIGNALS ARRANGED
FOR MORE SECRECY
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 14. Direct
charges that Frank M. Ryan, president
of the International Association of
Bridge and Structural Iron Workers,
had full knowledge of explosions and
that he even advised the dynamiters to
disguise themselves, were made by Or
tie E. McManigal in his confession at
the "dynamite conspiracy" trial today.
"I had blown up the Kansas City job,
August 23, 1910, and at Peoria on the
way back," McManigal testified, "Ed
ward Smythe, business agent of the
Iron Workers' union, showed me some
non-union jobs he wanted me to blow
up He said J. J. McNamara had agreed
I should do it. I told Smythe l had
bad luck at Kansas City, where I lost
four quarts of nitroglycerin and three
alarm clocks. Smythe said a dynam
iter, known as the "New York Kid."
had been around Peoria and he
(Smythe) was suspicious of .him, think
ing he might be a spy of the National
Erectors' association.
Ryan Sounded Warning.
"When I returned to the Iron Work
ers' headquarters in Indianapolis, Mc
Namara was not here. I saw president
Ryan. I told Ryan about the Kansas
City explosion and showed him a news
paper account of it. Ryan said:
" T want you fellows to stop coming
p round this office so openly, and you
don t change your appearance enough.
When any one gets a good look at you
he will be sure to Know you the next
time."
"I told him we were not reckless and
that no one knew what we were doing.
"Ryan said he did not know the
New York Kid.'"
McManisral SDOke of the time J. J.
McNamara was in Kansas City and
trip, the government alleges, McNam
ara had a talk with W. Bert Brown,
a local business agent, about J. B. Mc
Namara's being on the Pacific coast
preparatory to "cleaning iip" Los An
geles. "Later, when J. J. returned to In
dianapolis," said McManigal. "he ar
ranged for greater secrecy In my re
porting to headquarters. At night he
was to put a light in the window, sig
nifying the coast was clear. If there
was no light I was to stay away."
JMtre Stored la Office."
f Hockin bought 129 quarts of nitroglyc
erin at Ainany xna, ana ma it m an
old hdkssa ar Mwmrte, later removing It
to Indianapolis. At one time when 80
quarts of the explosive were stored In
the vault of the Iron Workers' office,
the witness said McNamara remarked:
"If this should explode there would
down-
not be enough people left in
town Indianapolis to tell what hap
pened." McManigal then returned to Peoria.
"I asked Smythe what he would do
if there was any trouble in Peoria on
account of the explosion," said Mc
Manigal. "Smythe said he stood in
with the police and, nothing would be
done."
Criticised By McNamara.
Mc Manigal testified he returned te
Indianapolis and procured 10 more
quarts of nitroglycerin, making 3
quarts for the jobs at Peoria on Sept.
4, 1910. He said he paid his expen
ses out of S300 given him by McNa
mara for the Kansas City job.
"On the night of the explosion
Smvthe said he was going to a thea-
ter and would keep his seat stubs so
he could prove an aiiDi, saia atc
ManigaL "When I returned to Inlianapolis
J I. McNamara complained because
I had caused only three explosions I
at Peoria and another internal ma
chine failed to explode, thus leaving a
clue. I told J. J. if he didn't like
the way I was doing Pd quit dynamit
ing. I told him I felt like- quitting
anyway and go working for the Na
tional Erectors' association. He re
plied my life wouldn't be -worth any
thing if I did."
On the way to the Iron Workers'
convention at Rochester, N. Y., in
September. McManigal said he accom
panied McNamara as far as Cleveland,
taking 20 quarts of nitroglycerin for
Peter Smith at Cleveland.
1 The witness said McNamara spoke
of the success of the plan of blowing
up nonunion jobs, saying the rail
roads were beginning to be afraid to
handle nonunion iron and steel.
ETTOR SAYS HE IS .
AN EARLY CHRISTIAN
Labor Leader on Witness Stand De
clares JeH Christ and Abraham Lin
coln Were Inspiration tp Him.
Salem. Mass., Nov. J.4. Joseph J.
Ettor. on trial here with Arturo Gio
vannittl and Joseph Caruso, charged
with the Anna Lopizso murder during
the Lawrence textile strike, declared on
the witness stand today that Jesus
Christ and Abraham Lincoln were
sources of inspiration to him as a labor
leader.
Asked on re-direct examination by at
torney Fred H. Moore, of the Industrial
Workers of the World, as tp his re
ligion, Ettor replied:
"I am an early Christian."
"What is meant by that?"
"I mean I believe in Christianity as
Jesus Christ taught it himself."
"Did you ever read anything by
Abraham Lincoln?"
"Yes."
"Did anything of Lincoln's that you
read have anything to do with your
idea that labor should get the full pro
duct of its toil?" x
"It did." said Ettor, as he left the
witness stand, which he had occupied
for two days.
Court adjourned because of the Ill
ness of counsel for Giovaonltti, one of
the defendants. The latter will take
the stand tomorrow.
Turkish artillery on their way thxongh
"GYP THE BLOOD" TELLS
SAYS STATE'S INFORMER SHOT ROSENTHAL
HIS STORY OF KILLING
New York, Nov. 14. Harry Horowitz,
otherwise known as ''Gyp, the Blood,"
the dandy of the four gunmen on trial
charged with murdering Herman Rosen
thal at Charles Becker's bidding, took
the witness stand today and swore that
the 'shots in frost of the hotel Metro
pole were fired by Harry Yallon, "Brid
gie" Webber, informers for the state,
and a third-. jaaB,. .mysteriously un
named. He denied every incriminating state
ment made by "Bald Jack" Rose and
said be and his companions did not even
hear of the murder until seven hours
after it had occurred.. They were with
in a stone's throw of the scene, whither
they had. gone at the stranger's, invita
tion, he said, and fled whoa they heard
the shots.
"Gyp," under the questioning of his
attorney, told of being in Webber's po
ker room, with Rose, Scheppe, Yallon,
Cirofici and a strange man whom he
did not know.
webtpr went out with the stranger,
but the two returned in 15 minutes.
The stranger was a man about five feet,
nine or ten inches tall, of stocky build,
and wore a slouch hat.
"Gyp" was not allowed to tell what
the granger said.
The four gunmen left the poker rooms
with the stranger, "Gyp" said. "Dago"
Frank said he was going home and the
others, including the stranger, walked
to the hotel Cadillac at 43d street and
Brofld w&tt
"We stood there by the Cadillac," the
witness declared, "aid the strange man
walked across 42d street. He approached
Rose, Webber, Yallon and Schepps, who
were standing opposite the Metropole.
All five of them then walked over to
ward the Metropole, Webber and Yallon
first.
"All of a sudden we heard a shot. Wc
saw Harry Yallon and Bridgie Webber ,
ana me stranger snooting. '
"How many men did you see shoot
ingt"
"Those three, Harry Yallon, Bridgie
Webber and the strange man."
"As soon as we saw them firing," con
tinued "Gyp," "we ran for the subway.
A. train was just pulling in and we
boarded it without paving fare. We
rode to 145th street and Lenox avenue,
and went to our flat."
Admits He Told Falsehood.
Cirofici ("Dago Frank") was then at
the flat, the witness said.
The witness denied that Bose had
ever asked him and his companions to
murder Rosenthal. Rose's motive in
seeking' them, he said, was to assure
them that he had no part in the "fram
ing up" of "Big Jack" Zelig.
On cross examination, "Gyp" admit
ted that he had been convicted five
times for larceny offences and had
served several terms in penal institu
tions, but denied participation in vari
ous East Side holdups.
"Gyp" detailed his movements with
"Lefty" Louie from the, time of the
flieht the day after the murder until
their arrest in September. Mr. Moss
then read from stenographers' notes
taken at police headquarters the night
What the 22nd Infantry Band Concert
glimpses of the Work Olaat Is Being
A
CLEARING HOUSE for all the
woe in that little world south of
Second street Is the Charity
house maintained by the Woman's
Charity as a life saving station for the
people of this miniature world of suf
fering and sorrow;
Could all Bl Paso visit that gabled
and white plastered house on South
Campbell street there would not .be
room in the El Paso theater for the
crowds which would attend the "Save
the Babies' concert The receipts from
this concert are to save these same
babies and their helpless little brothers
and sisters from the misery of illness
in the midst of want
Once the home of some welltodo El
Paso pioneer, this improvised sana
torium, for the care of indigent infants
is a haven for those poor little people
who sleep on cold clay floors and .eat
only the coarsest food of a laborer's
table.
At the head of the stairs in a hall
bedroom of the overcrowded nursery
Is a little white cot with a dark
JlfttrMi hshv in a flcnn urhitn nurht.
gown asleep after its warm bath That '
ihhu mnrnin. T.uTiitn's mnthr h-.i .
come to rhP rharitv house with diminu-
tive Juan wrapped in a soiled and worn '
zarape. and nothing more. She has
been deported twice because she has ,
not means of supporting her four '
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Copyrighted by International News Service.
the streets of the Turkish capital to reinforce the array of defence against
the assaults of the allied Balkan fops.
of their arrest. There were several
conflicts with today's testimony.
'I lied at headquarters. admitted
'"Gyp." "I wanted my fate in the hands
of a jury and an honorable judge, not
with the police."
"Whv didn't you say then, if you
knew it. that Yallon and Webber and
the strange man had killed Rosenthal?"'
"I would have been a fool to tell it
then," said "Gyp.;' "You didn't want
that anyway. You offered me immun
'tv if Id accuse the others."
"T&at's not true," shouted Mr. Moss.
The answer vas stricken out.
HIGHEST HONOR IS
" PAID CANALEJAS
King ef Spain Walks Behind Hearse
At Funeral ef Premler-Bedy Is
Entombed at the 'Pantheon.
Madrid, StoaiB, Uov. lfendaife ha oi
tho SpaAfe prouder. Joso OwialeW'
was enxomoea in tft Spanish pan
theon with the highest national hon
ors. King Alfonso, accompanied by prince
Charles, of Bourbon-Siciles and 'prince
Ferdinand, of Bavaria, infanta of
Spain, walked behind the hearse from
the chamber of deputies to the pan
theon while 25,008 persons stood with
uncovered heads in tribute "to the
dead premier.
The officials of the diplomatic coras
attended the funeral.
The press, of all shades of opinion,
condemns the assassination and lauds
senor Canalejas as the finest type of
apamara wno, in addition to being a
great statesman, had devoted himself
i mc auiciiunuun oi me condition j
f the poor. ;
The Republican press protests
against the assertion that the assas- i
ination represented an attempt to re
venge me execution of iferrer.
Manuel Pardinas, the assassin, died,
according to the police without mak
ing any statement The exact motive
for the deed, remains a mystery.
Count Alvaro de Romanones, presi
dent of the chamber of deputies, has
been selcctd by king Alfonso to form
af new cabinet in consequence of the
assassination of premier Canalejas. It
was announced that count de Roma
nones had decided to retain all the Ca
nalejas ministers.
Count Romanones has held port
folios In various cabinets. He was for
merly minister of the interior, minister
of justice and minister of public in
struction. Senor Moret y Prendergast. former
premier and minister of justice, has
been appointed president of the cham
ber of deputies.
PARIS POMCB SBARCII. ANARCHIST I
QUARTER; DETAIN SUSPECTS.-1
Da.t. Xa..aa V.... f 111. -n !..
.LC...O, x-iauvc, nwi. x. xne intllBll
and detained a number ' of persona
suspected of possible connection with
fn..U!L L"' the as88Sa1n of th I
Spanish premier.
Augustin Pardinas. brother of the
assassin lives in Paris and is a cabi
net maker. He expressed great hor
hor at the crime and said:
"Manuel must have acted In a mo
ment of madness. He was a very quiet
boy. I never knew that he was an
anarchist He left me on Nov. 6. say
nig that he was going to Bordeaux
to embark for America where he in
tended to set up in the painters' busi
ness as he saw no opening for him in
Paris."
Done in the Charity House on the South Side
Concert Will Be Thoroughly Enjoyable.
Notice To Ticket Holders
22d Infantry Band
Concert
Reserved seat coupons may be had
oh Friday only, in exchange for the
corresponding admission tickets, by
applying at Ryan's drug store during
the day, or at the 1 Paso theater
box office the night of the concert.
Owing to the great length and va
riety of the program, the concert will
begin at 8:15 sharp, and the public
is requested to be seated by that
hour.
small children. Juan, the youngest,
was taken by the matron of the house.
A white capped nurse had given him
his first bath since he was born and
he slept for the first time on a cot with
white sheets and with a meal of
meal of I
L..1. '
wholesome food inside of that shrunken
little stomach,
Down the hallwav totters Ynez, of
the Rodriguez family. He is two years
old and malnutrition has emaciated the
NEW CHARTER
Of PHOENIX
REJECTED
State Authorities Say It
Conflicts With the State
Constitution. 4
MANY FLAWS ARE
FOUND IN DOCUMENT
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 14. So many
flaws have been found in the new char
tor siring Phoenix & commission term
uai
election that it will probably be re
jected by the state authorities, to whom
it was submitted for examination and
onrin.n,.,.. . . n-. . k
., t,..UCUi w rev"ul
ing a law.
Attorney general Ballard has discov
ered that that section of the charter
giving the proposed city commissioner
control of all public service 'corpora
tions in the city is in contravention of
the state constitution, which vests the '
control of all corporations doing busi
ness in the state in the corporation
commission. '
The section of the charter providing
for the recall of all city officials is
also in many respects in violation of
ine state constitution ana 'would cause
the rejection of the charter as written.
The charter was prepared by a care-
fully selected commission, composed of
the best business and professional men.
including leading lawyers of Phoenix,
but was not submitted to attorney gen
eral Bullara before being referred to
the people for endorsement.
ii rejected, tne cnarter must be
amended and resubmitted to a vote, de
laying the new form of government for
at least another year.
TAFTTO HEAR THE
CLAIMS OF COLORADO
PreiaifleH a Hearing on the Matter of
the AVaters ef the Rio Grande,
Which Colorado Would Hog.
Denver, Colo., Nov. 14. President
Taft has agreed to take up at a cabinet
meeting at an early date the question
of Colorado's water rights, according
JL . .,, ,,..
iro """" '"" tBuu
ui. uie inenu government 10 use tne
waters of the Rio Grande In the state
of Colorado for "Irrigation purposes in
New Mexico. Texas and Mexico in con-
nection with the Engle dam reclamation
project
Colorado claims the right to the use j
of the" waters first, because the Rio i extension through the Tucson gate
Grande rises in that state. The govern- j way. No rate matters were taken up
ment approved the Elephant Butte i
dam project in New Mexico .and appro-
priated the waters-of the Rio Grande ;
for Its uses; over the protest of Col- t
urauv, un ine gruuuu vi .jftfivr usage
in New Mexico, Texas and Mexico, and
n the further recognized, right of the
nation to control the waters of an in
terstate stream for the equitable use
of all.
Is For
By Norman M.
Walker
to Help the Babies of the Poor
face until he looks like a lit! old
man. Manuel, his older brother. Is
just Inside the wardroom door. Typhoid 1
pneumonia has left the curly haired
little fellow delirious and he begs
piteously for his "sombrero" that he
may go out in the sunshine. In his
crib Is a diminutive engine and train.
i but these have lost their red paint at
traction, for Manuel wants to go out
where the sun shines and where the
other little fellows are. Their mother
is dead and an aunt, the wife of a poor
laborer, attempted the dual duties of
mother and nurse for them. The task
was too much and she unloaded her
troubles and her foster family on the
Chanty House. Having no real
mother. Isadora, the older sister, is the
little mother of the settlement house.
A tiny shoe with the tips worn with
much crawling i In one of her hands
while she carries Ynez about the
nursery to stop his fretful cries.
In another crib Dy the door, in a
warm canton flannel nightie, sits
Solidad. "Mi papa" she wails as if
heartbroken. She is lonely as the long
shadows darken her east window and
she cries constantly for her father,
Uh. lO .'.-.cL I n rr .. w. V. n.i.Kt altlf, A.
...... .., HUiblU Uil HIV MUh OUBIV ah
the smelter that he may feed others
who are crjing for food. By the side
of this crib is another smaller one
(Continued on Page SJ
A. N. Brown Says Take Up
Grievances With. Them
and They Will Assist.
RAILWAY MEN ARE
. LUNCHEON GUESTS
"If rates are not adjusted to reach
the territory which belongs to you, or
that you think belongs to you, the call
ing of the railroads' attention to it will
give It the fullest consideration. We
are not afraid of the interstate com
merce commission, the Arizona or New
Mexico railroad commission, but you
can accomplish more by taking It up
directj with us instead of taking it to
the commissions. "We feel better about
it. The railroads wish to do all they
can for you and it is needless to say
that the J51 Paso and Southwestern is
in narmony with those things."
This was the declaration of A. N.
Brown before the business men of Bl
Paso today, in discussing rates. Mr.
Brown is traffic manager of the El
Fase and Southwestern railroad.
First Winter Luaeheoa.
A traffic luncheon opened the win
ter chamber of commerce luncheon
meetings at the Sheldon Thursday.
Traffic representatives of a majority
of the southwestern railroads were
here Thursday to attend the rate con
ference and were guests of honor at
the opening luncheon, which was at
tended by 150 business and professional
men. '
Walter S. Clayton, president of the
chamber, acted as chairman and intro
duced the three speakers, who talked
following the luncheon. "V. R. Stiles,
commanderinchief of the Keynote Trade
excursion to Arizona andjfew Mexico,
spoke first and told of t-ne good that
had been done by the trade excursion
of 1913.
"Do these trade trips pay? he asked.
He then proceeded to answer the ques
tion in the affirmative by saying that
to get acquainted was half the battle
and that such a trip as the last one
gives the business men a better chance
than they could otherwise have to meet
.the trade. He said that the country
clube of Douglas, Bisbee and El Paso
were responsible for one-half of the
trade acquaintanceship In the territory
visited by the trade excursion and that
the territory visited is El Paso terri
tory because of these acquaintances.
Railroad Friendly.
G. W. Luce, freight traffic manager
of the Southern Pacific line, with, head
quarters in San Francisco, was the
principal speaker at the luncheon. "We
railroad awn feel Oaat wo are a part
of-aK Hues of irnlMn" Mr. ice aua
x
been so wonderful, both in the twain
and residential section. I find that the
railroad rates from -here west are gen
erally satisfactory and thnt a very few
.are qui ol line mu wtj win uc su "
put them in lino If it Is necessary to
do so. We have a number of trade trips
in California but have them monthly
instead of annually. These trips are
very beneficial, as they are organized
to get the people acquainted with their
neighbors ia the surrounding cities.
"If all the cities should get the get
acquainted habit the scheme would
equalize itself and we would all be
come one big family. The railroads
appreciate El Paso's contribution to
their treasuries, and we try to give
value received. If we do not tell us
so, as you usually do thrbugh Mr.
Reeves, who was once wjjfc the S. P.
and learned the lesson there."
A. X. Brown Speaks.
A. N. Brown, traffic manager of the
El Paso and Southwestern railroad, was
the closing speaker. Being an El
Paaoan. Mr. Brown was given an ova
tion 'when he arose to speak.
His remarks are quoted above.
The GiieKts.
The traffic men present at the lun
cheon were: G. W. X.uce. freight
traffic manager of the Southern Pa
cific lines at San Francisco; J. G.
Stubbs, general freight agent of the
Southern Pacific at Iks Angeles; F.
B. -Battura, general passenger agent
for the Southern Pacific at Los Ange
les; E. W. Clapp, general freight agent
St the Arizona ft Eastern at Tucson;
L K. Mineun. general freight and pas
senger agent of the Arizona & New
Mexico at Clifton, Ariz.; A. N. Brown,
traffic manager of the El Paso
Southwestern at Chicago: T. M. Ryan,
raffic manage" of the Mexico North
Western at El Paso; Eugene Fox,
general freigh- and passenger agent of
the Southwestern, of SI Paso; Garnett
King, assistant general passenger
agent of the E. Pr . S. W.
Golden State's Operation.
While here the traffic men were in
conference at the Southwestern build
ing in regard to the traffic arrange
ments on the Southwestern's Tucson
at this meeting. The Golden State
limited will not run ,to Tucson over the
Southwestern extension until May 1,
although the road will be opened for
freight traffic by January 1. Local
passenger traffic will also be operated
over the extension after that date.
NOX-SUITS PERJURY CHARGE.
Chicago, I1L, Nov. 14. States attor
ney Wayman today non-suited the
case against state representative Rob
ert E. Wilson, of Chicago, whose trial
on charges of perjury 'was scheduled to
start today. This case was said to be
the last of the criminal matters grow
ing out of the election to the United
States senate of William Lorlmer.
Valuable Information for
Automobile Owners in Herald
The automobile pages in the Big Week-End El Paso Herald are not
merely news ot what the automobile world is doing all the news is given,
too but they are full of helpful hints of real value to automobilists.
An automobile owner can subscribe for any leading trade journal and not
get as much help as he will get from the El Paso Herald. The automobile
journals are published but once a month; The Herald auto hints and helps
come out once a week. The Herald's automobile page is not printed just to
fill space, but as a real help and source of information to the thousands of
owners of cars in the southwest. Questions of automobile owners are an
swered by an expert; helpful hints are written by the same man Phillip
Gibson and carefully selected matters that every automobile man ought to
know, are also given. Nothing but the meat, the real matter of value, is
printed.
The Herald's automobile page is edited by a man who drives an auto
mobile and understands what drivers want to know. The reading matter is
therefore carefully selected because it is worth something to the motorist.
Every automobilist who misses the automobile pages of the Week End, El
Paso Herald misses something worth while. '
Just glance over, them this week and see if they are not orth reading
regularly. The El Paso Herald gives the best of everything. Its automobile
pages are samples.
Ottoman Government Asks
For Armistice Pending
Opening of Negotiations.
MONTENEGRO TROOPS
SUFFER REVERSE
London. Eng., Nov. 14. With the
Turkish armies beaten in every bat
tie during the month's war and now
behind the fortifications at Tchatalja
defending the capital of the empiie.
the Ottoman government has appealed
to Bulgaria for an armistice pending
the opening of negotiations for peace,
according to an official dispatch re
ceived from Constantinople.
What terms, if any, Turkey has pro
posed have not been, disclosed. Thf-y
must, however, in the opinion of dip
lomats. be unlimited if they are to
prove acceptable to Bulgaria. With
the last defences on Constantinople
almost in her hands. Bulgaria is un
likely to consent to any armistice ex
cept on conditions giving her full mil
itary advantage.
Powers Will Not Aid Turkey.
Turkey will have the support of the
European powers in her request for a
cessation of hostilities. The repre
sentative! of the Tarious nations at
Sofia have now received fall instruc
tions regarding the proposal of medi
ation, and they held a meeting at noon
today to discuss the method to be
adopted for making the communica
tion of the Turkish request to Bul
garian cabinet-
The armistice asked for by Turkey
will affect only the fighting at the
Tchatalja fortifications, whUe the
step the Europeon powers have taken
has the object of putting an end to
the war in all parts of the Balkan
peninsula.
Until the powers succeed ip in
fluencing the allies in the direction of
peace, the fighting at Adrianople,
Monastir, Scutari and in other por
tions of Turkey's European domina
tion will continue to wage.
The Albanians are taking steps to
make their country independent and
besides publishing a proclamation,
have issued a protest against any at
tempt to interfere with the freedom
and integrity of the country. The or
ganization also makes the charge that
the Servians have secretly murdered
all the Albanian prisoners of war.
As to the Adriatic which, according
to & report from Alessio today, the
Servians have not yet reached, there is
no official change either in tile Aus-tro-Hungarian
or the Servian atti
tude. Menteaitrrinw Repolned.
A dispatch from Alessio -confirnis
the ift'eihsM report that the Moate
nasrin aqay advancing on that town
lU-aarfliHt.-a, revosnei The. . Monte
negrins were unable to-take the town
owing to the Mirdite tribesmen join
ing forces with the Turks. The Mon
tenegrins were driven back as far as
the Boyana river.
DECLARES BALKAN
WAR IS BUTCHERY
Bulgarian Troops Are Said Te Have
Mutilated Bodies of Turks After
Battle ef Kirk-Kileasefc.
Berlin, Germany, Nov. 14. Insinua
tions that the present war is more of a
butchery than orderly warfare is made
by the correspondent of the Vossische
Zeitung.
Telegraphing from Semlin, Hungaria.
on pxe opposite side of the river from
Belgrade, the eorresoondent declares
i he has been reliably informed that the
Bulgarian troops mutilated the bodies
of the Turkish soldiers after the battle
of Kirk-Kilesseh and carried Turkish
heads about on the points of their
bayonets. .
"Barbarism is fighting barbarism and
century-old hate is Being shown in the
present war."
RVSSIAN MINISTERS ORDER
MOBILISATION IN WEST
St Petersburg, Russia. Nov. 14. The
council of ministers has decided to or
der mobilization in the six western mil
itary, districts.
The ministry has asked for a grant
of $15,600,000 for the construction of
barracks.
A dispatch from Mukden says that a
council of war there has determined, in
view of the recent events in the Khat
kas country, to increase the troops in
Manchuria by two divisions and to
strengthen the militia.
I SIXTEEN ARRESTED;
THREATENED POLICE
Construction Mes Draw Shovels on Po
liceman Leary When He Goes to
Arrest One of Them.
When policeman Chas. F. Leary at
tempted to arrest Estevan Ceres in the
union station yards shortly after 1
oclock 16 companions of Derez threat
ened him with their shovels if he did
not desist. Leary telephoned the police
station and policemen Ira Ware and
Ivy Finley responded. In the meantime
the construction gang had gone to the
Stanton street station. There they
were rounded up. put in the patrol wag
on and taken to the "oliee station, where
they are held on charges of disturbing
the peace and interfering with an offi
cer. It is said bv the police that Derez
was attempting to disorganize the men
who were working as a construction
gang on the G. H. railroad.

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