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EL PASO, TEXAS,
February 5, 1913 16 Pages
TWO SECTIONS TODAY.
Unsettled tonight; colder. Thurs
day, unsettled and not so cold.
jriA i j
Tfl JUL 10
El Paso Osteopath, Convict
ed of Practicing Without
License, Is Locked Up.
THINKS PRISON AC
fcb(EEMS to me that tbey ought to
have more accommodations
- here." remarked Dr. Ira W. Col
ons Wednesday at noon, as he paced
the runaround of the condemned cell
on the second floor of the county Jail.
it was the same cell occupied by Juan
l'edro Diuapp and Pascual Orotco. sr.,
before the former was taken to San An
tonio, Texas, and the latter to Austin.
The osteopath's companion is Jack
Jictzel, a federal prisoner, who is
(barged with a conspiracy to smuggle
ammunition into Mexico. Hetael. it was
stated, was suffering with rheumatism
and had been placed in the condemned
tell, that one being more airj and
warm, incidentally Hetzel was seated
on a cot, the only visible resting and
bleeping place in the cell.
"At least they ought to have a chair."
continued Collins, "or a cot for me to
sleep oil i do not Know wnere I am
fcoing to sleep " It was suggested that
a cot would oe supplied before night.
"Also they ought to clean up here,"
l.e said. The place is filthy Look!"
lie drew his right hand out ol his pock
et and pointed to tne walls of the celL
"Patients nt edmg my attention are on
these lists i tried to get the sheriff
to dela this until Sunday. 1 couid
have seen the sickest ones, and the
ethers could have been taken care of
I my assistants. I guess they will
"Wny thev would not even give me
time to fix up m business," he went
on. "I was under bond. I believe by
that time I would have heard from
the governor's new board.
Yes. 1 would like to have something
to read. There is an article in Every
bod's, the last issue of that magazine.
1 would like to keep up with. I have
been reading it in prior issues. It
is a medical article."
Dr. Collins, who is at the head o
"the Still Osteopathic Infirmary" here,
was arrested Wednesday morning at
10 oclock by deputy sheriff Jere Du
Bose, on a commitment issued by the
court of criminal appeals. His arrest
jrrew out of the charge of practicing
medicine without a license, which was
tried in the county court last Septem
ber. The jury at that time assessed
his punishment at a ?M fine and one
day in jail. The case was taken ub
appeal to the higher court. Where the
decision of the lower court was af
firmed. A motion for a rat earing was
overruled, and the wwteh of the court,
together with the commitment, w
sent to county attorney P. R. Price.
he latter receiving the documents
The costs in the case, which have
been paid, it was stated, amounted to
Collins was arrested at It oclock in
the morning at his office on Missouri
street, and. according to the decree,
will have to remain in jail until M
oclock Thursday morning, just 24
"ROUGH RIDERS" WILL
Maricopa County, Arizona, Will Scud
Indian Hand and Delegation of 200
to Depict Frontier Days.
Washington, D. C, Feb. 5. The
"Rough Riders" and "Wild West" fea
tures that marked the inauguration
parade four years ago are to be re
peated March 4. it transpired today.
when the inaugural committee received
word that Maricopa county, Ariz., is
to charter a special train, on which
it will send an Indian band and a
delegation of 200 cowboys to take part
in the parade. They are to bring
paraphernalia to illustrate customs of
the old frontier days.
SUFFRAGBTS WAST SOLDI BUS
TO GUARD Til 151 It PARA UK ;
Washington, D. C., Feb. 5. Three
women suffrage leaders successfully
ran the gauntlet of doorkeepers at the
white house and confronted president
Taft with their request for a guard of
soldiers, sailors and marines for theii
big parade here March 3, and the grant
ing of & half holiday to women em
ployes ia the government departments
who may wish to make the march tc
The president promised to discuss the j
question witn Ms capinec. me sur
frage leaders were Mrs. Helen Gardner,
Mrs Alice Paul and Miss Alice Glenn. '
MEXICAN WOMAN DIES
AT AGE OF 112 YEARS
The funeral services for Mrs. Felipa
I.edesma, aged 111 years. 11 months and
29 days, who died Monday night at her
home on Canal street In East 151 Paso,
were conducted Tuesday afternoon. In
terment was made in the Evergreen
cemetery. The deceased was a native
of Juarez, but had lived in El Paso a
number of years.
CIGAR BOX IS "TORCH"
FOR CHICAGO INCENDIARIES
Chicago. 111., Feb. 5. A "torch" such
as is used by incendiaries was intro-
The "torch"- was composed of a cigar
tOX Wlcn air iivics auu uuvu ww
kerosene soaked paper, a wax fuse, a
candle and matches. The method used,
it was explained, is to light the candle,
which, while the fire bug Is escaping,
burns slowly down,to the fuse, which
inturn ignites the oil soaked paper. On
tap of the cigar box a rubber bag
filled with gasoline is placed. This
explodes, scattering flaming liquid
about the place.
$9000 IS WAGERED THAT
OROZCO, JR., IS ALIVE
Kiae tiMMsaae ioMaK are bow effered by El Pasoaas as wagers that Pascnal
Orosco, ir, is still aMve, witk m takers from those who say he is dead. Foar thou
sand aaUaW is put ub by aa EI Paso baaaess man, who aed The Herald to pub
lish his offer, and Juan Fraaco says he is authorised to put up $5000 more that
Orosco jr, is alive. The condition of the last offer is that if it is taken the man
making it wfll pay the expenses of two men to be designated by the two EI Paso
daily papers, to go to where Orosco is now located and confirm the truth of whether
be is alive or dead.
The Associated Press carries the following dispatch today from San Antonio,
t.,. - Th lnr Orosco received a letter Tuesday from Gen. Pascual Orozco. jr"
urging his father to take no further part
leased here to go to California with bis
train en route to Juarez, whence it came
Legislature Near Favoring
Popular Election; Repub
licans May Block It.
GOES TO CLAYTON
ANTA PE, N. M., Feb. 5. As a re
sult of the passage by the house
yesterday afternoon late of a res
olution approving the amendment to
the federal constitution for the direct
election of senators, a peculiar situa
tion has developed in the New Mexico
It is said that the Democratic and
"Progressive" members of the senate
are united for the adoption of the reso
lution, but that there is some question
as to where the Republicans will stand.
A change of but a few Republican votes
in the senate would pass the resolution
there, and as it is favored by governor
W. C. McDonald, he would promptly
sign it. The resolution will be reported
to the senate today.
Short Senate Session.
The senate of New Mexico was in ses
sion just 11 minutes Tuesday and ad
journed until H a. m. today. In that
brief time the following bills were
No. 01 Holt, relating to the drawing
No. 92 Walton, to provide for a tem
porary ta commission.
No. 93 Evans, nrohibittng the inter
marriage of certain persons.
No. W Holt, relating to recording
seals and validating acknowledgements.
No. 95 Holt, to amend section !4,
chapter lie, of the 36th legislative as
sembly relatin- to service of writs of
The committee on enroled and en
grossed bills reported that substitute
for senate joint resolution No. 3. rati
fying the income tax amendment to
the constitution of the United States,
had been enroled and engrossed, where
upon it was read in full and signed by
the president of the senate. It now goes
to the house for the signature of the
speaker, and thence to the governor.
The senate then adjourned.
Income Tax Measure.
It develops that New Mexico. Wyom- :
ing and Delaware, ail fighting for the
honor of being the pivotal 36th state to
put the income tax amendment into
operation, ratified the amendment on
the same day, and now 38 states have
ratified it. To just which one will be
awarded the honor of being the 36th
state cannot be told now, but this honor
will probably go to Delaware, because
of the fact that the legislature of that
state completed the formal legislative
-action ratifying the amendment about
?Jew Mexico m&L yrymmms. and Hie ac
tion in the two wesCciu states did not
occur until the afternoon sessions.
The judiciary committee of the nouse
has reported favorably a resolution to
permit reporters to attend committee
hearings. A similar resolution will be
introduced in the senate.
To Pay tavrjers' Fees.
A development which is causing no
little talk is Blanchard's house joint
resolution No. 9, which in effect appro
priates $500 to pay the remainder due
for the lawyers of the four repre
sentatives arrested and accused of bri
bery in the famous "room 44" incident
last spring. The facts in the ease are
that in house joint resolution No. 10
last spritufc the sum of $500 wujt
propriattfto pay B. R. Wright. etPRi
sel for the house in the bribery inTes
tigation. and $50o each to pay'CgE G.
W. Prichard and B. M. Read as attor
neys for the four accused men, Th
governor struck out -one of tike JM0
items for the Accused's attorneys, hold
ing evidently, that if $500 was enough
for the prosecution, it was also suf
ficient for the defence. At any rate it is
said Prichard and Read divided the
S.r.00, but still held the four accused
men responsible for the additional
$500, -which the governor bad disap
proved. Now this resolution would ap
piopriate $500 to pay these two lawyers
and relieve the defendant representa
tives of paying it themselves.
Passing Item Again.
When the resolution was being dis
cussed in the house, several wanted to
know If this had the effect of passing
this item over the governor's veto. It
-was pointed out to them that this par
ticlar resolution had never been vetoed
by the governor, and that a majority
vote in each house would pass it. With
this understanding, several voted for it
who also served notice that if the gov
ernor again disapproved this item, they
would vote against it when it came to
passing it over his veto.
Normal for Clayton.
The house yesterday afternoon passed
a measure locating the new New Mex
ico normal school at Clayton. Last year
it was ordered located at Clovis. but
title: npKnn wss latpr rMiHndftd.
John Baron Burg offered a bill that I
nas tne endorsement or tne American
Federation of Labor, to prohibit any
person or corporation in this state from
causing or compeilng any person or
persons to enter into an agreement not
to Join or be a member of any labor or
ganization as a condition of such per
son securing employment.
Spanish la Sebools.
Other bills presented were: Sanchez,
to provide for teaching the Spanish lan
guage in the schools of the state.
Moreno, to prohibit minors from fre
quenting pool halls.
Gage, an act to regulate the elec
tion of all members of city boards.
Uewellyn. referring to the supreme
court procedure, creating ana main-
tainjng a state tax commission whose
dutv it will be to thoroughly investi
gate conditions in the state and report
at the next session of the legislature.
New Mexico Fair.
The state fair bill, locating the state
fair at Albuquerque was on the calen
dar, but when it -was reached. Burg,
-who had charge of the measure, moved
to make it the special order for Thurs-
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in the revolution, and if he should be re-
family. The letter was mailed aboard a!
to ban Antonio. i
El Paso to Put on a Show in
1915, With Mexico as a
Sideline, to Attract.
TO TRY TO HAVE
L. PASO, Arizona. New Mexico and
northern Mexico will entertain
transcontinental tourists en route
to the San Francisco exposition in
1815 in Kl Paso if the plans now being
considered by the chamber of commerce
and the business men of the three
states and two republics are carried
During 1915 thousands of tourists
will make the trip to San Francisco fo
see the Panama-Pacific exposition aim
visit the Pacific coast. A majority or
these tourists wilt pass through 1
Paso over the Southern Pacific, the
Rock Island-Southwestern system, and
the Texas & Pacific in connection with
the Iron Mountain. By arranging with j
tnese railroads to advertise tne stop
overs in El Paso, this city will be
made one of the places where the San
Francisco pilgrims will stop off to visit
Mexico, the valleys and Kl Paso. ln-
corporated in the plans for the cele
bration, which is to attract these peo
ple to stop off in Kl Paso, will be the
celebration of the completion of the
Elephant Butte dam. the largest in the
country. An irrigation exposition here
and in the valleys wiil be included in
the plan for the big show to be given
here to entertain the visitors.
New Mexico and Arizona to Aid.
New Mexico will be invited to assist
in making this part of the celebration
a splendid exposition of the ancient art
41 irrigation under modern methods.
Side trips will tie planned to the big
dam, for those who care to visit, this
government project, and a model irri
gated ranch will also be established in
1 Paso by the experiment station at
the A. & M. college, to show the east
ern and middle western farm owners
the art of irrigation.
Arizona will be invited to send a
ET, SiJL.f'XSl "VVL"
resources of the Great Southwest and j
the Republic of Mexico. The state of J
Chihuahua will be given a special invi
tation to exhibit its products here dur
ing that time, in order that tne people
from the east may see what can be
produced in the republic A cattle show,
to include blooded stock from western
Texas. New Mexico. Arizona and Mex
ico, will be held during the exposition.
Juarez to Have a Part.
In connection with this great expo
sition of the natural resources of the
southwest fiestas win be hM in Jua
rez and iB&raden and the Os-AMe Jubi-
rviaBonvntiica win airra.ee we
visiting tourists! Special emphasis win
oe 4saa on tne proximity oi Mexico io
El Paso, and the slogan of the fair will
be "Stop in El Paso and see Mexico
en route to the Panama-Pacific ex-
Special street car service will be ar
ranged for during the exposition sea
son and arrangeraemnts made for the
safe conduct of all visitors through the
old mission, the historic battlefield of
Juarez and the other places of interest
in the old town, by guides to be fur
nished by Kl Paso.
To Advertise Mexican Feature.
This special ieature will ue made the
advertising feature of the exposition
and resources fair, to attract the vis
itors to Bl Paso. This phase of El
Paso publicity has never been suffi
ciently exploited and the San Francisco
fair as aa attraction to draw the
crowds to tie west, El Paso will have
its big chance to advertise itself and
the Great Southwest. Stopovers will
not be given for any other city of the
southwest during the fair, railroad men
say, and El Paso will be especially
favored by being on the direct route
to the fair and a stopover point.
To Pull for Auto Travel.
In connection with the exploitation
of El Paso. Juarez. Arizona, New Mex
ico and Old Mexico, the automobile
travel will be directed through El Paso
by the various borderland routes and
this will add to the popularity of such
an exposition, as it will offer a spe
cial inducement for the autoists to
come by way of El Paso, rather than
by the northern routes. But the big
play is to be made for the tourists
from the east, north, middle west and
south who are going to California with
a dual purpose. While they are seeing
the country and the exposition, they
will be searching for locations where
they can make their homes, increase
their producing ability and at the same
time escape the rigors of the unsuitable
climate. To this class of tourists El
Paso and the southwest will offer
the inducement of cheap lands, govern
ment guaranteed irrigation projects,
fine climate and modern improvements.
Snn Francisco Man Urges It.
George C. Kaufman, formerly of the
American Smelting and Refining com
pany of Merico, and now located in
San Francisco with the same company,
was here Monday and urged such a fair
and exposition be given here to at
tract the crowds en route to the San
Francisco exposition. "We are prepar
ing for a great show in San Francisco
in 1916," Mr. Kaufman said. " There is
no reason why El Paso should not reap
a rich harvest from this fair by at
tracting the visitors to California here
for a stopover and a visit to Mexico.
There is your greatest circus asset
Mexico and If properly advertised and
exploited, it would be the magnet that
would attract thousands to come by
the southern routes and to stop in El
raso and see Mexico en route to our
fair. By having an exhibition of your
natural resources, including that great
beit of southwestern country embrac
ing New Mexico. Arizona, west Texas
and northern Mexico, your city would
reap a double benefit, for it would re
ceive the publicity and advertising, and
also bring many thousands of dollars
directly to El Paso in actual expendi
tures and prospective investments."
President Stiles For It.
v. R Stiles, the live wire president of
the rejuvenatcwi piink,. nf .-
I ,u,l?I Proposed resources exposition
tu ? US . " -rremcisco iair. inaxs
the stuff, he said, when the plan was
explained to him. "That's the kind of
stunts we want to put on here so ws
can get the people to see El Paso and
the southwest as they really are. The
rest will be aoj;v "hta n,uui 4,c .!
an affair as the proposed exposition to
attract tltA attAntinn . ti.. nA..HHV a
faso. Our celebrations in the past
have been fine, but this has possibili
lu m . J?at a11 Previous ones even
the Tart-Diaz meeting for real value
in city and section building. The plan
W..1 be taken up by the chamber of
commerce and Arizona. New Mexico.
west Texas and Mexico invited to help.
The first thing to do is to get a good
strong committee to work right now
and get the plan worked out in detail."
Scnuior Fall For It.
Senator A. R VnU vhn mi hera
Tuesday, says New Mexico will be for
" brTona'nd0 o-fit?
strong -ei Paso s a part f N.
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SENATE TO PRESS
Adopts Resolution That Mexico Must
Pay for Shooting People In
Kl Paso and Douglas.
Washington. D. C, Feb. 5. Claims
aggregating $71,000 for damage to
American citizens in Kl Paso, Tex., and
Douglas. Ariz., during the fighting in
the Madero revolution, are to be
pressed upon Mexico for payment, ac
cording to a resolution adopted today
by the senate.
Senator Smith, of Arizona, declared
himself in favor of having the United
States pay the claims and seek reim
bursement from Mexico, and was press
ing a bill of this character, but the
senate decided to adopt a resolution
directing the state department to press
Mexico to make the payments.
Complete Inaugural Program.
The interstate commerce committee
of the senate deferred final action on
the house bill for the physical valu
ation of railroads and set Feb. 11 for
hearing the railroad interests.
The joint congressional committee
completed the official program of the
In a formal statement senators Chil
ton and Watson, of West Virginia, de
nied all charges against the legality
of their election.
The senate passed a bill limiting the
appointment of army and navy officers
to the diplomatic and consular service
to officers on the retired list.
Parcel Post Amendment.
Senator Smith introduced an amend
ment to the postoffice appropriation
bill to admit books and small nursery
stock to the parcels post.
The senate reached an agreement to
vote during the legislative day of Feb
ruary 11 on the Connecticut river dam
bill, and senator Burton opened the de
bate in defence of the bill. '
Alaskans Enter Protests.
The house territories committee to
day listened to protests against the
restrictions surrounding the develop
ment against Alaskan resources.
The expositions committee favorably
reported a bill for a delegation of con
gressmen to attend the unveiling of the
Jefferson memorial at St. Louis.
Recommendations that national banks
be permitted to loan money on real es
tate were made to the currency reform
Will CaueHi About Battleships.
Effort to displace consideration of
the miscellaneous legislation on the
Wednesday calendar with a debate on
the District of Columbia appropria
tion bill failed.
The Democrats agreed to caucus Sat
urday evening on the battleship ap
propriation. RECTOR IN FAVOR
OF WAR ON TURKEY
BeHerei a War to Restore the Ctokh In
1 That Country In a Ju,t On and
El Paso has a militant minister. Rev. I -. their licenses and an amend-..-
c..r ,u4 k. ltnhmiui """W meir licenses ana an amenu-
church of St, 'Clement, favors the Bal
kan war against Turkey, which was
lZfS &?L. Ti2lef v.y 1 Consideration of the bUl Will be re
"Vl Jl&hfJ MJfViZ. sumed Wednesday afternoon in the
rLJfiS2LSiStLn!Z2S. -h2 t - Tbi "11 Is the most drastic
wSjTntS &. FraM j &R" "ted the -
lesolution was aassed sugKaating thttX
the presiding bishop of the iftirili sug
sre to the slehBBotefitlarlin" n the
Balcao- states! to tk-tomrltBB .ati
the church of mngmf'rtwi nwelrarcfc
of Russia that thy, eMftgrtrnj of St. So
phia in Constantliwrtc Jbe restored to
the Christian religion after "being used
as a Mohammedan mosque since it was
captured by the Turks
"I am heartily in favor of . such a
movement and favor a "war whtch has
such a worthy object for one or US Dig
purposes." Rev. Mr. Easter says. "The
cathedral of St, Sophia belongs to tbe
Christian church and its restoration
and the driving of the Turk from Eu
rope will be one o the greatest tri
umphs of the Christian peoples."
WOULD ADD EIGHT
YEARS TO FRANCHISE
i Ordinance Transferring Franchise
Gas Company Makes Its Life
Thirty Vears From Date.
The ordinance transferring to the Bl
Paso Gas tc Electric company the rights
and privileges granted by the city to
C. H. Bosworlh, will come before the
city council for the second time Thurs
day morning. The first reading of the
ordinance occurred last Thursday. As
submitted by the El Paso Gas & Elec
tric company, the life of the franchise
is to run 30 years from December 15,
1912. The ordinance granting the fran
chise to Bosworth was passed on Octo
ber 6, 1901. and was for a like period..
In the event the present ordinance is
passed, the new El Paso company will
have the benefit of eight years under
which Bosworth operated. That is,
eight years wiil practically be added to
the franchise asked at this time.
MAY HAVE RESUMED
It is believed that the big Chihua
hua smelter, forced to close on ac
count of fuel shortage, was reopened
today. A train of coke has arrived at
Chihuahua from El Paso, and, while
no news was received today of tbe re
opening, it was expected to resume.
More fuel is being rushed over the
Mexican Central railway today, and
all available coke and coal is being
bought up here by the local agents. A
visiting official of the company wired
an order to open the plant which, it is
believed, has been done, unless un
foreseen trouble arose. It is said that
at present there is enough fuel at Chi
huahua to continue the operation of
the plant for more than two weeks.
on by mexicans
Washington, D. C, Feb. 5. Although
peace negotiations are being conducted
in southern Mexico with the rebel Za
pata, widespread disorder and unrest
continue to be reported.
Four thousand striking miners who
quit the Santa Gertrudes and La Blanca
mines near Pachuca. have resorted to
violence. Some of the strikers at
tacked the American manager of the
Santa Gertrudes ranch Monday night.
He fired, killing two and wounding
two. Rural guards have been sent into
Property at Grunidera, an estate
owned by president Madero's family, in
Zacatecas, was burned Monday night
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SIGN PAINTBR WHO
Phoenix. Ariz.. Feb. 5. ."Leave
blank" is the inscription in gold
letters on one of the windows in
the lobby of Phoenix's new
Postmaster J. H. McCllntock
gave a sign painter a drawing
of the lobb. with the inscrip
tions iie wanted lettered on each
window One of the windows he
wanted left blank, and he wrote
instrin tinns to this effect. The.
painter followed copy just the
same. It is believed that he is
some relathe of the printer who
followed opv out of a four
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IN EL PASO
Representative Harris An
nounces His Purpose to
HARRIS TO HELP 4
DRAFT NEW MEASURE
AUSTIN, TEX.. Feb. 5. Represen
tative Eugene Harris, of El Paso,
has been appointed a member of
a subcommittee on congressional dis
tricts, to whom all of the proposed
redistriction bills nave been referred.
This subcommittee will draft one bill
out of the entire lot. In this connec
tion Mr. Harris said today as far as
the 1 Paso district is concerned he
will insist on leaving congressman
Smith in that district.
Hudspeth Puts BUI Through.
The senate today passed finally a
bill by senators Hudspeth and Wat
son providing additional duties for the
state inspector of masonry and also
giving that official" power to employ
Senator Carter today introduced a
joint resolution in the senate providing
for an amendment to the constitution
providing for a four years' term for all
Optometry Bill Reported.
The house committee on public
health reported favorably the bill
prohibiting the pollution of streams.
The bill creating an optometry board
was reported adversely with a favor
able majority report.
The house did not meet until 2
oclock this afternoon.
Liquor legislation occupied most of
the time of the legislature yesterday
afternoon. The senate passed to en-
groestnent the 9:30 oclock saloon clos
ig law and when called up again the
bill wHl pass finally. The bill has not
as yet passed in the house.
The house spent the afternoon con
sidering the Kennedy liquor bill, which
further restricts the liquor traffic in
Texas. The bill contained a clause
prohibiting the sale of liquors in social
dubs and an effort to strike out that
feature failed. The bill prohibits
saloonkeepers from assigning or trans
ment was adopted prohibiting -whole
sale liquor dealers from advancing
M .. ak ah KnilllniH A lUlMltlUlt a Is1aAM
The senate passed Anally yesterday
a. senate Din DrjUKHstna
and Wxrthvnnen IMhisk-.ttroj
nomination of candidates for presi
dent and vies- presttent of the United
States by a preferential primary. It
also provides for the nomination, of
delegates of political parties te a na
tional convention by the same method.
The senate adopted a special reso
lution calling on the Woodrow Wilson
administration to carry out platform
pledgee, especially with regard to
monetary reform and the encourage
ment of rural credits by the agency of
In the house a report was brought
in exonerating entirely the state anti
tuberculosis commission which has
been under fire in a sort of investiga
tion. The house committee killed a bill de
signed at patent medicine peddlers.
The senate committee reported it favor
ably with an adverse minority report.
For Relief of Settlers.
Senate committee on public lands
and land office reported favorably the
bill by Brelsford and Hudspeth pro
viding that settlers Who have forfeited
state land purchase between January 1,
1907. and January 1. 191S. may repur
chase the land forfeited.
Substitute Irrigation BilL
The house committee on irrigation
closed its public hearing on Burges's
bill for a system of irrigation laws,
with the appointment of a committee
of visiting attorneys chiefly from the
southwest to draw a substitute bill
which will be presented tomorrow
morning for action. The Burges bill
has outlined a broad system of laws
and for two days the author has been
before, the, committee explaining it,
section by section. The opposition is
not to the general purpose of the bill
but to' specific parts of it which affect
the different sections of state differ
ently. Oppoxes "Women's Bill.
Senator Collins, of Beaumont, is very
much opposed to the bill giving to
married women the exclusive manage
ment of their property, which measure
is still pending in the senate, and
which has passed the house. Recently
he received a lengthy petition from his
constituents at Port Arthur urging him
to support this bOL He has replied to
this petition at length giving hit
reasons why he would oppose such
I WTH sav in tne nrsi piace innc j.
do not believe there is any consider
able demand for the legislation pro
posed, and in the second place. I believe
that such legislation Is ill-advised.
There can be but one head of any
family and the management of the
property producing an income for that
family must of necessity be lodged in
the hands of someone, and I do not
think that any prudent person would
ask for a law taking it out of the
hands of the husband and putting it
exclusively in the hands of the wife,
and it is doubtful in my mind whether
the people would consent for the wife
to control her own property exclusively
and manage the entire proceeds arising
therefrom if they underslood the pos
sible effect of such legislation.
Loral Option Regarding Pool.
For the evident purpose, of banish
ing pool and billiard halls from certain
sections of the state, especially In the
smaller towns, senator Johnson of. Hall
,i. will Introduce a bill in the
senate providing a system of local
option for the pool halls He proposes
to leave It to the people of a county
or sub-division thereof, as to whether
there shall, or snaii not . pwi mm
His bill provides that upon a petition
signed by 8 people of a county, the
commissioners' court shall call an elec
tion to determine the question, and for
a precinct, only SO signers are required
to a petition to have an election for
such a precinct. The senator does not
believe that the bill will affect the
larger cities in the state, but his aim
to j Hrive out the pool halls In tha
smaller towns, where boys congregate
with the result that affrays are fre
quent." This is especially so, he says,
in prohibition districts where boys
often go to these pool halls for tie
purpose of getting intoxicating liquor.
bill on the same subject is also to be
introduced in the house.
Regulating Employment Agents.
Tt is proposed to regulate the em
ploment agencies of the state, accord
ing" to a bill prepared by commissioner
of labor Starling, which will be intro
diii .Ml in the senate by senator Town
semi ind b representative Savage in
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- ON INT
Governor's Opponents in
Legislature Plan to Ex
. pose Extravagance.
NO BIDS ON MANY
PHOENIX. Ariz.. Feb. 5. The op
ponents of the administration
are going to insist on a thorough
investigation of the methods of buy
ing state supplies in vogue since gov
ernor Hunt took office. This will bo
preliminary to a bill reorganizing the
board of eontroi.
"We are going to show wherein the
methods of the Hunt administration have
been wasteful and contrary to law."
said- one of the governor's opponents
in the lower house. "Before -we do any
thing to change the present system, we
r wiil have the figures to prove that it is
oau. -rne investigation is not going to
be conducted with any blare of trum
pets but when it is over we will be able
to show the people a few things that
will surprise them about the way in
which the mandates of their constitu
tion are being carried out. After the
investigation has been made, wc will
be able to tell something more about
the kind of a board of control bill we
are going to introduce.
"Supplies have been bought time and
time again without bids being called
for, and I will wager that $5030 of tbe
state's money has been spent in pur-
j suing 'honor convicts' who escaped
irom roaa gangs. rne reoorus oi tne
board of control will show t i."
The first hostile move toward the
administration" came this morning when
the house passed a resolution demand
ing that the board of control vacate
the committee rooms immediately. Two
committee rooms are occupied by the
state officials There was a division
of the floor between administration
and anti-administration forces.
Auditor J. C. Callaghan's report, at
tacking the governor on his prison
reform policy and on his methods of
appointing state employes, is now in
Hunt's hands. It is being thoroughly
digested by the governor, who says
that it will be submitted to the legisla
ture within a day or two.
"I do not deny that I have not con
sulted Mr. C&n&ghan in making ap
pointments," said the governor. "I do
not consider that I was required to do
so I appointed superintendents and
assistant superintendents of state in
stitutions, except in the case of seaools.
where no changes were made. TMftT
leff it to the superintendents to select
tbe employes who should be under
them. Of course. I was consulted by
the sas-eriatendents before a number C
Governor Criticises Callaghan. '
If r. Callaghan is not In a position to
know whether the honor system is a
saccess or a failure. He "has not at
tended one single meeting of the par
don board, of which he is a member;
neither has he visited the penitentiary
or the road camps. He does not take
Into consideration the great saving
effected by -working convicts on the
state roads and bridges"
When Callaghan's report is sub-,
mitted to the legislature, it is expected
that the open fight on the governor
-will begin. His opponents have not de
cided how they will proceed but It may
be that a committee from both houses
will be appointed to investigate some
of the charges made bv the auditor.
The Senate Today.
Senator A. A. Worsley introduced
memorials to congress advocating tak
ing 125,000,000 a year from the war de
partment and adding It to the reclama
tion futaid: an extension of the oostal
hanking system to do general banking
and loan business on real estate se
curity; government ownership of rail
roads, telephones and telegraph.
Worsley Introduced bills today tak
ing from the Tempe normal a grant of
12,000 acres of school land la Maricopa,
ccunty: a law making it possible to put
imu eueci tne inuustriai pursuits
amendment: a measure abolishing the
assumption of liability by employes; a
law repealing the state butcher license
and prohibiting the sale of game' and
requiring a license to carry any fire
arms, and a measure making compul
sory compensation law operative.
To AbolInh Hangings.
Among several ether measures, sena
tor John T. Hughes introduced in tbe
senate Tuesday afternoon a bill sub
mitting to the people of Arizona a
constitutional amendment to abol
ish capital punishment in accordance
with governor Hunt's ideas; it was
merely read by title and laid over.
"I am not opposed to capital pun
ishment, but I am in favor of sub
mitting the question to the people."
said senator Hughes later.
This bill and the final passage of
the measure appropriating ? 50.000 for
the expenses of tbe session were the
features of Tuesday afternoon's ses
sion in the senate. The senators are
not going to run any unnecessary
chances on not getting their money
right away. Moreover, they are going to
get It once a week. The employes are
also to be paid each Monday, provided
the bill passes the house. It was sent
to the house before the close of the
Appropriation Rushed Through.
In the morning the bill was intro
duced by C. N. Roberts, of Cochise,
as chairman of the appropriations com
mittee. It was referred to the com
mittee on appropriations and in the
afternoon reported favorably. The
senate went into session as a commit
tee of the whole, with senator Brown
in the chair, to consider the measure
It was read section by section and
reported favorably. From the floir
president Cunniff urged that the meas
ure provide for a semi-monthly pay
day. Senators began to poll out wal
lets, count the contents and began
to wonder if they had enough to test
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"TheRed Headed Herald" As
a Builder of the Southwest
From Marfa (Texas) New Era.
The Anwia.1 Review (or booking) edition ot the EI Paso Herald
was a fair sample of what can be accomplished by amalgamated inleflecrBaJ
and mechanical forces. It contained eight sections 60 pages chock full
of HUeresting and instructive matter, especially its digest ot the phenooaesal
growth and prosperity of the great metropohs of the west, v hich claims
more miles of paved streets than any city in Texas.
I'k only just to give the Red Headed Herald credit lor being one
of the main factors in the building up of this far western city and we trust
its mission will continue to bear prolific fruit.
10110 MEN IN
Roar of Cannon Along Tcha
talja Lines Is Heard at
ALLIES CONTINUE TO
LONDON, Eng, Feb. 5. During a
sortie by the Turkish troops from
Adrianople today 1000 of them
-were taken prisoners, by the Bul
garians, according to a dispatch from
A sharp engagement began late to
day on the Tchaiarja. linos, according
to a dispatch from Constantinople.
The roar of the cannon is said to be
plainly rudibie In the Turkish capital
Bombardment I Continued.
The bombardment of Adrianople.
which opened on. Monday, proceeded
without interruption today.
A report was spread that the Bul
garians had begun to suspend opera
tions for 24 hours so as to give the
Turkish garrison an opportunity of
Censorship Is Rigid.
A message from Belgrade this morn
ing speaks of the "heroic conduct" of
two Servian regiments which partici
pated in an attack on the outer circle
of forts. There is no means of verify
ing this or any other reports, as the
fighting is taking place behind closed
doors, so far as the outside world ;s
concerned. Dependence has to be
placed on the more or less biased
stories given out by 'the respective
army headquarters. Only on extremely
rare occasions can a newspaper cor
respondent succeed in circumventing
the strict censorship.
Turkish Minister of War Starts to the
Front to Command Array Shells
Set Fire to Private Houses.
Constantinople, Turkey, Feb. 5.
Mahxooud Shefket Pasha. Turkish
grand vizier and minister of war, left
for the front at noon today. His de
parture is taken to Indicate that some
forward action is contemplated by the
army at Tchatalja.
The 45-hour bombardment of Adri
anople by the Bulgarians and Servians
has thus far resulted in only etptit
deaths within the city, according to the
-war office. Fifty private houses ha.e
been set on fire.
Shukri Pasha, eonunanderlnchief .
I Adrianople, reported by -wireless to the
1 jour efte re today:
ine enemy is oomoarenng us. un
hundred and thirty-eiffht common shells
and II shrapnell fen heavily in the city,
killing eight people and wounding l
A number of houses are in flames. The
RED CROSS BARRED
BHtearian Government Refuses to
Grant Appeal of German Empress
to Let Expedition Rater City.
Berlin, Germany. Feb. 5. The Bul
garian government has refused to
grant the appeal made by the Ger
man empress, to the queen of Bulgaria.
tor permission for a German Rel Cross
'expedition to enter Adrianople to at
tend the. Turkish side and wounded.
After the German minister at Sofia
had tried in vain to induce the Bul
garian war authorities to allow Ger
man medical help to pass through their
lines, the German empress telegraphed
queen Eleonore to nx her tnflnnro
f but the Bulgarian government now
says tnat tactical considerations make
it impossible to grant her request.
Men When Barred From Track Are
Arrested In Kt I'axo and Are
Usually Driven Out of Town.
When a person is no longer desired
at the Juarez race track, he is ruled off
This is followed by a complaint of
vagrancy being filed in the El Paso po
lice court. The detectives from the
Juarez race track in Mexico furnish the
evidence. The usual fine is ?20 with
an opportunity to leave town.
T. F. McCoy, a race horse follower,
was tried Wednesday morning on a
charge of vagrancy, and fined ?200. He
was given the opportunity to leave
town by judge Adrian Pool. The de
tectives from the racetrack testined
that McCoy had been ruled off the
track. The complaint in the case was
signed by mounted policeman Sid Ben
son, and attested to by A. G. Duchene,
assistant clerk or the corporation
McCoy testined that K. M. Phillips.
another rate horse man. who was the
complaining witness against him, owed
him S200. He said that when Phillip's
landed !n EI Paso he was broke. John
Murray, a grocer, testified that the de
fendant traded with him and alwas
paid the bill. Other witnesses testified
to similar facts McCov showed the
court a letter signed by A A. Brown, a
real estate dealer, in which it wii
stated that McCov was an authorized
Following the decision of judse
Pool, McCoy's attornev filed habeas
corpus proceedings in the 34th district
court asking that the defendant be dis
charged from custody Tne hearing '"n
the writ is scheduled to come up this
HKFF.KE.Dl M IS DEFEATED.
Topeka. Kans.. Feb. .". The initiative
and referendum constitutional amend
ment w.is defeated in the state senate.
The defeat probably will end efforts
to secure the adoption of the amend
ment at this session