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EL PASO HERALD
Editorial and Magazine Page
Thursday, April Seventeenth, 1913.
Not A Party Question
IN DEFEATING free cattle fey a caucus vote of 122 to 73, the Democratic house
of representatives has been consistently American and inconsistently Demo
cratic. The tariff en cattle is strictly and exclusively a protective tariff.
Nobody can possibly claim that it is in any sense a proper source of a strictly
revenue tariff, for net only dees it affect the cost of living for everybody, but
also it does sot produce eaough revenue in itself to make it an important division
of the schedule.
j.ne ranii ea cattle is a tariff en' a
such would of eeurse have no part in
only. me tarttt eg cattle which we
-is strictly a protective tariff, without which the industry in this country,
already at a lew ebb, weald languish still further and the last condition would!
be worse than the first.
In a werd, the sustaining of the cattle producing industry in this country is
more important to the masses of the people than is the paying of the small tax
involved in the protective tariff.
This is equally true of a great many other industries, and the anti-protectionists,
who may be either Republicans, Progressives, or Democrats, are generally
quite willing to waive their tree-trade ideas and accept the protective principle
whenever their particular sectional or personal interests are involved.
Similarly, the protectionists, who number Democrats, Republicans, and Pro
gressives, are generally willing to accept "free trade" when k benefits themselves
by cheapening to them the cost of raw material for manufacturing, or when it
hurts a competitive industry.
The whole question of the tariff is so longer legitimately a party question;
the protective principle in applying the tariff is now recognized and accepted as c
fixed American principle of the fiscal program, while the details of its application
are matters of sectional and personal interest, not matters of party agreement or
sincere fulfilment of platform demands. There is nothing wrong in congressmen
looking out for the interests of their constituents, but the fun comes in watching the
efforts of some statesmen to appear consistent while defying all the precepts of
departed daddies of the party.
The attitude of mind of the present day "free-trade protectionist" may be
summed up thus: "I don't believe in a protective tariff, because my father did not
believe in. it and my -college professor told me it was bad political economy; but
I can see that the country has thrived under the protective tariff system, and I
know my constituents demand it; se, if there is to be protection, I am going to
get my full share of it for my constituents, and 111 use free trade only as a
threat to other sections to get the protection I want for my own."
The protective tariff is so longer a party issue, and the same change is taking
place is numerous other branches of administration of government. There can
be so BepuMkan or Democratic currency policy, foreign policy, immigration policy,
reclamation policy, conservation policy, internal improvement policy, governmental
efficiency policy, civil service policy, corporation policy, law enforcement policy,
traffic regulation policy, national defence policy, scientific research policy, public
education policy, postal service policy,
All these questions, and the thousand other pressing problems of state, mHst (
be solved after full discussion along national lines, and to their solution the best j
minds of all parties will be applied, and the working out must be the task and the
responsibility of alL
'When men learn to think of their partisanship and party divisions last and
not first, a long stride will have been taken toward mere efficient, progressive and
Japanese wkh to be given the right of becoming American citizens. The desire
is due to the intended discrimination against them in the California alien land
ownership law. California's legislation in reference to oriental races will get the
United States into grave trouble seme day, for foreigners cannot understand the
"hands off" policy of the Washington government toward the state governments,
under our constitution.
IT WOULD seem impossible for the British suffragets to select a better means
than they have selected, to put suffrage off 400 years longer. How in the
world those people, by wrecking trains, blowing up residences, burning depots,
and destroying the mails, expect to impress their fellow citizens with their fitness
to govern, is one of the great mysteries.
The curious thing is that these demons of destruction are not ignorant cr
debased or of the criminal or pauper class, but en the contrary, they are led by
recognized social leaders and their ranks are filled with women of the middle
Classes who are otherwise eminently respectable.
It is proposed to invoke the alien export law, and send back to America all
the destroyers who went over from here and there are many. It is proposed
to go further and deport all the women who commit crime against persons or
property, public or private, in the name of suffrage, sending them to some British
colony where they can institute any laws they like and extend sufrage to whom
Seme such drastic measures will have to be taken, for the general demoraliza
tion is spreading to all classes, and the criminally inclined, especially youthful hood
lams, are las ruing from the suffragets now to despise the law and all its repre
sentatives, and how to express their contempt in the most incredible ways.
Anything But Popular
ANNOUNCEMENT of the policy of president Wilson and postmaster general
Burleson to retain Republican postmasters in office until their terms expire
will not meet with the enthusiastic approval of the party in power, but any
other course would be so inconsistent with the oft expressed principles of the presi
dent and his party that to have done otherwise would have been ridiculous.
The postmasters in the smallest offices are now under civil service rules, but
the postmasters in the cities and towns will, within tlje term of president Wilson,
be replaced with Democrats, and no doubt any succeeding administration would
respect the appointments as president Wilson is doing with those of president Taf t.
Peace hath her victories, but some of
us hate peace.
It doesn't take an editor to turn
down a hard lack story.
Even when a woman is a perfect
poem she is seldom averse to flattery.
Before a man can leave footprints in
the sands of time he must accomplish
A girl o'f 16 never sees a play with
out noting a striking resemblance be
tween herself and the heroine.
We can't have everything we want.
manj a man with a corn beef and cab
bage appetite has one of those milk
Tommy "Pop. what Is an expert?"
Tommy's Pop "An expert, my son. Is
a person who Is able to impress us
with how little we really know."
"Some things are better left unsaid,"
Quoted the Wise Guv. "Sure. agreed
the'Simple Mug. "Every breach of I
promise suit demonstrates that.
REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR.
(New Tork Press.)
A very small family can always sise
up to a big income.
Women never have to wait for the
end of a funny story to miss the point.
A man "who doesn't trust women de
serves to be fooled by them just the
way he will be.
Service has a long way to go before
it gets to be loyalty.
A safe -way to stay out of jail is to
be very good, and a safer, to be ery
Most people are so satisfied they are
doing better that they can't see they
aie doing worse
'i wa ou look at it us better
tr. t) mk M'u are a wi'-e man than to
Ycow jou are a fooL
staple of universal consumption, ana as
a strictly Democratic -tariff for revenue
wholly approve in principle and in prac
and so en.
Cut out the fizz and fuss and fill up
on zeal and zest.
A homely woman doesn't look it
after you get used to her.
It is easier and cheaper to get mar
ried then it is to get unmarried.
There's nothing like a good manu
facturing plant for raising money.
One may have the courage of his
convictions and yet not amount to
All women have long and beautiful
hair in story books. In real life it
sometimes looks as if the rats had
During courtship a man easily makes
a dollar look like 36 cents. After
marriage he tries to make 36 cents
look like a dollar. This is lees easy.
Even an apple finds it difficult to
conceal that It has been in cold stor
age all winter, although it does better
in that respect than the antiquated egg.
Jude Johnson is just about to realize
that he doesn't amount to anything,
which is the first indication that he
eventually will amount to something.
A man can always find something
to be proud of; a dweller in a remote
suburb points with pride to the fact
that when he jgoes home at .night he
doesn't come back down town again to
do his loafing.
An Atchison man said the wrong
thing yesterday, when he told a woman
of 3C that she hadn't changed one bit
since she was "sweet sixteen." "I don't
consider it at all flattering." snapped
the woman, "to think I haven't un
proved anv since I was a fuzzy-haired,
nipt -Ueadtd. pie-faced girl of six-
Behind the Wall
A Short Story.
N" the midst of a vast slain lies a
great black fortress on the banks
of a bis river. Toward evening-.
when everything else is silent the
rushing waves alone break the silence
Inside the fortress all the floors were
full of prisoners. During the day the
house was like a tomb, a catacomb In
which all the holes were full of living
1 and sane people, asleep on their mat
j SEelnrid.8tX.nV S theywer'e
on me verge ox maaness.
But when evening came the build
ing awoke to life. Everywhere pris
oners were rapping on the walls and,
thanks to p. secret alphabet, they were
able to carry on long conversations.
Occasionally -the sound of heavy steps
along the stone corridors plunged the
whole building into silence, vand when
the jailor had passed life began agaliu
The prisoners became accustomed to
their mute existence, they could only
talk with their fingers, and they even
learned to form an opinion of the
character of their correspondent and
his social position from the way he
knocked. Sometimes, however, they
were seized with a desire to cry out
aloud, to talk a little, as if to ascer
tain whether they really still pos
sessed a voice.
One night when the whole prison
was conversing, a strong, young, hearty
laughter was heard in the clear voice
of a young girl. The prisoners were
scared. Surely something quite ab
normal had happened. The rappings
on the walls stopped; the whole prison
was silent. But a second time the
sunny laughter sounded through the
prison, strangely, as if a dead person
had suddenly spoken.
She who had laughed was. almost a
chtld. "When they had come to arrest
her at her mother's house she had not
understood how serious the affair
was, but had stood up proudly and
followed the officers with the bearing
of a heroine. But once when she found
herself locked up Inside four walls,
she had soon felt the loneliness and
the weight of the heavy hands of the
law. For hours she had cried In
silence, but then she began to feel
better and looked upon herself as the
heroine of a romantic adventure. Sit
ting up in her bed she crossed her
arms over her bosom as If to receive
the bullets of the soldiers. But all at
once she remembered that she was
alone and she burst out sobbing like
a child. s
The sentry came rushing up and
looked through the peephole in . the
door and the sudden appearance of this
eye at the hole had made the young
girl laugh, and the "good hearted sol
dier was touched and smiled, too. until
he remembered his duty and managed
to look stern and speak roughly as
the dark prison. The news soon spread
at there was a vount- irlrl
prisoner in the building. How did the
orisoners find out? They had not
been able to hear her voice when she
was first locked up in her cell, but
words in the secret alphabet ran
through the prison. They had not seen
her. for she took her daily walk in
the prison yard alone, but they had
recognized her light feminine step
along the corridors.
She was very musical and as she
missed her piano dreadfully she sat
down in a corner of her cell and be
gan to tap the rhytm of her favorite
tunes with her foot. The other pris
oners in their dark holes heard her
overhead, recognised the" rhythm and
began to hum the tunes to them
selves. The whole somber building
was transformed by the presenec of
In' the cell next to hers was a young
man. The prison had already robbed
him of eight months of his life, but it
had not been able to cool the ardor of
his young heart. He felt as If it lay
dormant in his bosom, and in the
morning just after he bad got up he
threw himself on his cot and spent
long hours thinking of his childhood.
After a while he had become indiffer
ent to most things, he did not care
whether It was sunshine or rain out-,
side, but it took only a sound, a
whisper to awaken his heart.
On the" other side the wall he could
hear the light step of a young girl
and when in the twilight she tapped
with her foot a nocturne by Chopin
he felt happy as he had not felt for
a long time. He saw before him a
young forest during the first days of
autumn, here and there a ray of sun
light shot in between the trees, an
abandoned castle was reflected in the
waters of the deep moats, a young girl
.was walking under the pine threes,
silent and mysterious walking from a
strange world to a world far away.
He had tried to talk to her through
the wall. His fingers told her of his
love. "Who are you? I feel that you
are young and beautiful and I love
you. I am as strong as a lion and
when night comes I will break down
the wall and carry you off. I will hide
you at my bosom and fly far, far away
She heard the sound of his fingers,
but did not understand, for she did
not know the secret alphabet, though
she felt that beyond the wall there
was a heart which belonged to her, a
voice that called her. After that she
pressed her ear against the wall to
hear, to try to decipher the mysterious
language and sometimes she knocked,
too, as if her fingers knew how to
speak. When night came she laid
down on the floor close to the wall
and knocked to hear if he was there
on the other side. They remained
thus and with her fingers she sang
songs to him and told him of her love.
Without knowing why, she felt that
jier wn-i rc-iched his heart, and she
pressed her forehead against the wall.
one day something 1 happened which
made the whole building tremble with
terror. A prisoner had discovered
that they were erecting the gallows
within the prison and all night the
knocking sent the horrible news from
cell to sell. Then the tape came faster,
they ran through the walls, then from
a floor to a ceiling below, the prison
ers gave one another advice. They
consoled one anpther. asked questions
and said goodbye. It was as if the
angel of death flapped his dark wings
against the prison walls. At last the
sounds died away and each prisoner
was living over again in his agonized
soul the story of his past life.
That night the young girl felt some
strange emotion In the knocking from
her neighbor's cell. His fingers
trembled as if with fever. Surely he
had something grave and important to
tell her. His finger tips implored and
cried and at last they died away as
if with a sigh. She felt that he was
pressing his face against the wall;
that he was kissing the cold stone, but
she did not understand the secret he
wanted to confide to her.
Outside the -wind was sighing in the
tree tops and whistling through the
chimneys and the gratings of the win
dows. Never had her cell seemed so
dreadful to her. Several times she had
knocked at the wall, but her neigh
bor was silent, as if he were angry
with her. Then she grew sad and
threw herself on her cot and cried as
if her heart would break.
The whole prison was silent but for
the heavy steps of the sentries. At
last she could stand it no longer, terror-stricken,
she sprang up. ran to
the" wall, knocked, prayed, sobbed and
whispered: "Answer me! What are
you doing? What is the matter? I
am afraid! Answer me, oh, do answer
But there was no answer.
SAX ANTONIO BOY GIVEN
COMMISSION IX THE ARMY
Washington. D. C, April 17. Richard
B. Barnitz, of Texas, was one of 15
civilians who passed the January ex
amination for second lieutenant in the
rjgular arm and was appointed in the
raalr-v He :s a son of Ir 11 P Ear
nitz, of San Antonio.
I ABE MARTIN
Ther"s plenty o' time f plant tur
nips, th' life o' th' seed bein' ten years.
It takes lots o nerve t' buy a fruit
farm after readin' th' sprayin table in
a agricultural journal.
By GEORGE FITCH,
Author of "At Good Old Slirasn.
A Deputation is a sort of a pure
food label on a man's character.
It consists of whatever he has
persuaded other people to believe about
A reputation is about the most impor
tant part of a man's possessions, though
he never owns it. If lie has a good repu
tation he can borrow money without
security and run for justice of the peace
on his record. If lie has a bad reputa
tion people count their spoons when he
has left the house and look at him with
suspicion wheneve- a crime has been
commiteed in the county.
It takes a great many years to amass
a good reputation. It can Be done most
easily by refusing to amass anything
else. It takes five or ten minutes to re
duce a good reputation to splinters.
Nothing is easier. If a man hasn't time
to do it himself, some hatchet-faced ped
dler of rumors is always willing to do It
for him. A man must devote his per
sonal effort to building up a good repu
tation, but when he wants to get rid of
it he has only to put a plug hat over his
ear and allow himself to be seen in the
neighborhood of a saloon.
Good reputations are not confined to
"Alow himself to be seen in the neigh
borhood of a saloon."
good men. This is a democratic coun
try and anybody can acquire a good
reputation if he will be patient enough.
Goodness and good reputations have no
more to do with each other than ham
and Hamlet. Many a man with a mag
nificent, full-jeweled, alabaster finished
reputation is paving $3 a week in hU
factory, week days, and fighting the
spread of immorality on Sundays.
A good, reputation is like a diamond.
Any thief can get one and any honest
man can lose one. After a man has
spent a long life keeping his hands-oft
of other people's .property and obeying
not only the ten commandments, but &
lot of home made, ones, a rumor, starfe.I
by two idle women under the influence
01 tea. can swallow his reputation at
Good reputations arc fine 'things, but
the government should appoint a com
mission to guard against misbranding
human Eoods.-r-Copyrighted by George
Manuel Lujan, who is mentioned in
Mexico City, for the .position of provis
ional governor of tne state of Chihua
hua, was in EI Paso during the Orozco
revolution and at one time represented
Salazar in Washington.
G O O P S
By GELETT BURGESS
you, ever m ,i ,
your lives, "S
Play with scissors,
or with knives?
you want to be
Like this Goop,
He plays with glass
and needles, too;
hy have cut him,
they will cut you!
1 Dnnt Re A Goat)
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Women Enforce the Law
Rosvrell, New Mexico, Hun Woman
Game Warden Office Holders
Dy Frederic J. Ha.Kin
WASHINGTON, D. a, Aprll i7.
Of women in public affairs
those who are actual office
holders naturally are first in the public
eye. These are increasing rapidly in
number, and the official field open to
them is broadening. The first office
to which women were eligible in most
of the states was that of local school
director They have a right to hold
this office in 30 states and there are
now more than 600 women school di
rectors in the country. Theyare all
giving a considerable amount of time
gratuitously to the improvement Of
the schools under their direction and
to their influence must be largely at
tributed the Improvement in schools of
the country. Better qualifications for
teachers and more attention to the
comfort and health of school children
Js being brought about by the woman
"Willing to Serve as Jurors.
In Kansas, no less than 74 women
are holding public offices to which
they have been elected by the votes of
men. These include 45 county super
intendents, five county clerks, six
county treasurers, six district court
clerks, ten recorders of deeds, two pro
bate judges and one mayor. In addi
tion to these are a number of offices
which have been filled by appointment.
The much exploited fact that women
in Kansas were unwilling to serve as
jurors has been contradicted by the
fact that the women of the state are
up in arms against the repeal of the
measure which qualified them for Jury
service. While a few women shirked
their duty, as have many men before
them, the women of the state wish to
be credited as a whole with being
ready and willing to fulfill any public
duty which falls to them.
Womnn Maraaal Arrests Men.
A number of women have filled the
office of town marshal but 'not, many
oi tbem have been called upon to ar
rest the deputy sheriff, the assistant
postmaster and two other men for
gambling on Sunday. That duty was
performed by Mrs. Rosie Osborn, town
marshal of Hunnewell. Kan. While on
her way to church. Mrs. Osborn became
afc-are of the breach of good order
which was being committed in one of
the storerooms upon the main street.
She went to church and summoned to
her aid Mrs. Ella Wilson, the much
talked of woman mayor, and Mrs. Hil
ton, the town clerk. The three women
then entered the room where the
gambling was in progress and placed
the men under arrest. They were per
mitted to give bonds for their appear
ance at court and their friendly game
was broken up.
A woman of many responsibilities Is
Miss Rose Morlarity. of Elyria. O., who
holds the offices of deputy city 'audi
tor, deputy city treasurer, clerk of the
board of control, and clerk to the di
rector of public safety and public ser
vice. During the seven years in which
she has been connected with the city's
finances. Miss Morlarity has spent over
J 5,000.000 for bridges. sewers and
water systems which are as good as
are to be found in any city of its sise.
Elyria numbers about 18,000 inhabi
tants. Women As Sheriffs.
A number of women sheriffs in the
country fill this somewhat unusual
office in a manner that materially aids
in promoting law and order in the
community. Miss Nancy Hays Willis
recently was appointed sheriff of
Laclede coanty. Missouri, to succeed
her husband, who died in office. A
woman deputy sheriff recently has
been appointed in Dutchess county.
New York. She will have for her spe
cial mission the finding of suitable
J,mtSfi'Jh1d.ren f dl8Solute or
A number of women have accepted
appointments as game wardens or
deputy game wardens. Mrs. R. B.
Buff ham, of Roswell. N". M., is a game
warden who is giving special attention
to saving the native song birds of that
locality. She has secured special leg
islation and is a terror to all who in
any way infringe upon the rights of
the birds under her protection.
Women Leglnlators. Increanlng.
The number of women legislators ia
the country is increasing, but the
newspapers still continue to give them
undue notice. The fact that Mrs.
Helen Ring Robinson, of Colorado,
greeted one of her women colleagues
with a kiss at the opening of this ses
sion of the state legislature, is at least
Indicative of the fact that public af
fairs do not tend to make women a
uiifeminlne as has been commonly sup
posed. The male members of the Colo
rado legislature also passed an in
formal vote of thanks to that woman
member- who, last year, standing cool
and crisp In her own freshly ironed
white dress, made tbe motion 'that the
men legislators be privileged to sit in
legislature without coats during the
Serve an City Treasurer.
The fact that women never have
been guilty of any misappropriation
of public funds, as yet. Is responsible
for the growing number who are
placed in positions of financial re
sponsibility. Most of these women,
are in the western states, but in New
Jersey, a few weeks ago. an appoint
ment 'was made which is believed to
establish a precedent in this country.
MJss Bessie Townsend. a young woman
reported to be only 24 years of age. has
been appointed controller of Atlantic
City, N. J. Miss Townsend will have
the care of over JS,(W0.000 annually
and the sale of all of the city's bonds.
Not a cent of the money of the city
can be paid from the treasury with
out her signature. The recent election
of Miss Gertrude Jordan as treasurer
o Cherry county, Nebraska, Is giving
another girl the handling of a con
siderable amount of public money.
Miss Jordan was elected after a
spirited contest. In which several men
worked against her.
Judge of Minor 'Conrtn.
Women are acting as judges of
minor courts in a number of cities and
towns. The first woman judge to be
appointed in the city of Chicago was
Miss Mary Bartelme, 'who was appoint
ed only a few weeks ago to assist
judge Pickney in the juvenile court.
Miss Bartelme has served as public
guardian in Cook county for IS years
and was the unanimous choice of all
of the judges, each of whom at some
time had come into contact with her
work. In her present position. Miss
Bartelme will direct most of hen at
tention to the help of the young girls
who come under the Jurisdiction of
the court. "My idea of being a judge,"
said Miss Bartelme. upon being in
formed of her appointment, 'Is not so
much to pass judgment upon those who
have done wrong, as to assist the un
fortunate. The appointment of Miss Gail
Laughlin, of Colorado, as a member
of the state board of pardons, is an
other evidence of the judicial respon
sibility which is being placed In the
hands of women. The work of Miss
Kate Banard. as tbe head of the state
department of charities and correc
tions, in Oklahoma, has attracted na
tion wide Interest and admiration.
Inpcctorn of Market.
In such offices as affect the condi
tions of public utilities, women are
rendering exceptionally good public
service in many cities. When Mrs.
Sarah Evans was appointed inspector
of markets in Portland Ore., there was
much opposition to the reforms she
Insisted upon regardincr the handling
of food products Within two years
she had brought about almost ideal
conditions, securing ordinances re
quiring the protettion of plass eoer
Ings for all kinds of food products and
a greater personal cleanliness upon the
part of those engaged in food selling.
Mrs Caroline Pnrtlett Crane, of Kala
mazoo. Mich has done much public
work in thf mtfrest of purer food nd
greater (.ire 1-1 if lin p.llins Her
tfstmi"n bvfort a I n't. d State .om-
14 Years Ago Today
From The Herald ' Thin Date 1SSO.
Mrs. T. E. Hunt is much better and
will be able to be about In a. few
d"sTturday night Capt. John- I. Gina
slipped on the sidewalk- and injured
hlHar?vtLockhart. Jr, of Albuquerque,
N HmT te ta the cityand thinks that
he will remain here permanently.
Mrs! J wTBrown left for Dallas to
day to attend the Home Mtasion so
ciety of the Methodist church, will be
in session there April IS to 2-
iS Soding a Wast at Courchesne
today, a Mexican was seriously hurt,
and Tom Courcheene. a ?phew of.A.
Courchesne. was slightly injured.
Dave Roberts went to D"1.?
yesterday over the Texas Pacific
where he was sent as a delegate te
the K. P. convention at that place.
MrsT Canadynd daughter. Myrtle
returned on theiTexas P?"1'
morning from Fort Worth Te., where
the have been spending the past lew
daw!: Jones, secretary at the San Pedro
mlnesT is an arrival in the city and
brlnls the intelligence that superin
tendent B. D. Smith was thrown from
a vicious horse at the mine last Sat
urday, and seriously injured.
The county commissioners, at a meet
ing held this afternoon, discussed the
advisability of sprinkling the county
road to a distance of five miles bejond
the city limits. Definite action on
the matter was deferred until another
Worn "reached here that several bead
of Mexican cattle had been smuggled
through the lines to Las Cruces, N M.,
and Ed Fink went to that place and
succeeded In capturing half the came
which were unlawfully crossed over
the line. The cattle were sold at puD
llc auction. .. ,
The officers of the Mount Sinai con
gregation held a meeting last night to
decide on the architect to draw up
the plans for the temple which they
will shortly erect on the plot or
ground, corner of Oregon street and
Boulevard, which they have -lately ac
quired. After considerable discussion
the officiate were unable to take a
The recent edict of the treasury de
partment at Washington regarding the
entry of personal effects at the ports
of the United States under the war
revenue act. which restricts te a cer
tain extent the purchases of Americans
abroad is of special interest to fcl
Pasoans. as it will in a measure de-termin'-
'" Timber of
articles which can be brought into this
city from Mexico.
mittee regarding faulty methods in the
preparation and handling of fresh
meats has been the basis of great re
form in the legal requirements for
i vendors of this food.
Improve Taxleato service.
The work of women in the improve
ment of public conveyances is begin
ning to b felt, especially in New York
city, where the most active work's
being done chiefly through the efforts
.. him QAnhl irm Loeb. who has
undertaken the task of reforming tha.
cab and taxi service 01 inai cnj
placing them more nearly upon a Jar
with those of European cities. .Miss
Loeb has visited Paris. London and
Berlin for the purpose of studying the
system and restrictions governing the
cabs, public carriages and taxicaos
which are available to the public at
i-tes to place them within the reach
of those of modern means.
A woman has recently been made
chairman of a public safety committee
in New York. Her first efforts were
toward securing the electric signs at
all stations of the elevated railroads,
indicating the next stop and signs in
all interborough transit cars giving
names of subway trains ana raui-
Thls will orevent many sinuw-
I ers from being lost in the city or from
ii,ng connections on acoiuiu i -
1 .i.niiiritv with the car service.
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vaiuauie x'hdhc "" wm
The work of women for public
health is one of their most important
and most valuable public works. The
fight against tuberculosis has been
brought about largely by the women.
In Detroit. Mrs. Clara B. Arthur has
led the fight in her state and now Is
a director of the antituberculosis san
atorium, as well as secretary of the,
state association and of the .Detroit
organization. Mrs. Artaur aiso is
believer In the necessity Of public
baths for the health of a city and has
worked so earnestly to secure them
that the first one opened in her- city
was. named "The Clara." in her honor.
Tomorrow: "Legal Status of Amer
By Walt Masoa.
Still Mexico is torn asunder. I woo--der
what it means? The people there
are raising thunder instead of raising
beans. Month after month the cannons
rattle and burgs are pelted down by
jays who should be herding cattle or
hauling hay to town. Their leaders talk
a lot of glory, while stirring up the
storms, and prancing up and down in
gory, bedraggled uniforms. But Mexico's
becrimsoned acres should know a better
yield than harvests for the undertakers
and dead men in a field. I'd rather take
a team of horses and plow for winter
wheat, than strew my doggone farm with
corses, all stark, with upturned feet.
I'd rather herd a bunch of chickens and
gather up their "eggs, than take a gun
and raise the dickens, and shoot men in
the lege. I'd rather raise some mint
for toddies or grain for wholesome
bread, than have a eorncrib full of
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UVUSVO BU JfRWtCTCU 1UU VI 1CBU. X U
rather dig, in dripping sweater, than
deal in swats and biffs; one cord of elm
is far, far better, than seven cords of
stiffs. In Mexico those men' amazing
should put their guns way, and soak
their swords and go to raising greens,
sugar beets and hay. A hundred pounds
of yellow pumpkins is of a greater
worth than twenty tons of butchered
bumpkins in any mart or earth.
J. R. MeXAMARA. SAYS PRISON
DISCIPLINE IS GOOD FOR HI3I.
Sacramento.! Calif., April 17. This
has been the best thing that ever hap
pened to me. If it had happened sooner
I should have been a whole lot better
These were the words credited to
James B. McNamara by warden John
E. Hoyle. of San Quentin penitentiary,
telling a legislative investigating com
mittee probing charges of cruel tv in
the prison, of the confessed dynamiter's j
release from a 30 day punishment
term in the dungeon. The committee
has been engaged In Us investigation
McNamara l.ad been confined to the
dungeon because he stepped from the
marehing line of convicts to hnnd his
brother a piece of cake saved for him
from the prison table.
"He v.as sent to the dungeon. said
Hoyle, "because he positively refused
to quit his minor infractions of rules.
When he promised to be good, he was
REFKiEKS COMING G I.
Refugees are again comliiR from cu
huahua b-i at.se of the trouble in the
southern part of the state Smit the
capture of ParraJ and Jimenez the
refugees hae been coming out of Mex
ico on ever train The famil of M
herto Made.o aiue,l from Chili u.ih- i
M dn( "da. 1 tiling an.l an at tht
Any Work Is Honorable
Mnn Who Shies at Job Beenunc It
In not I'leaxant, Is not Worthy
of Woman's Love
By Dorothy Dlr
A WORKING girl la engaged to h
married to a young man lu
held a position aa a salesman.
The young man lost his job s--.r.U
months ago, and since then has not
been able to get another position ri
a store or office that would ennijl.
him to wear good clothes and ki . 1
his hands nice and white and his na 1
manicured. He has been offered a
place as a street car conductor, ou,
he considers that beneath his didn't
So is any kind of manual labor, nhich
be declines haughtily to do.
In the meantime he is IHing oi
money that is borrowed from his
sweetiieart. The girl is troubled b -the
situation. She feels that she
should not be asked to support, a
husky young man. and jet what cat
she do? She cannot see him starve,
she writes to me m a miserable little
letter that has a sob in every line
M advice is emphatic Shut up
your pocketbook, little sister, and put
a Yale lock on it. The man who 13
too proud to do any sort of honest
labor, but not too proud to sponge on
a woman, is nothing on earth but a
dead beat and a loafer, and the sooner
you are rid of him, the better for ou
Infallible Proof of Mnn' Love.
The one infallible test of a nun s
love for a woman is not whether I
will die for her, but whether he will
work for her. Nobody is called on ti
die for anybody eSse in these das. and
it is easy for a man to profess that
he would do a thing that he never has
to make good on. But a man's will
ingness to getup at 6 oclock in th
morning and tackle a hard job because
i.is doing It saves a woman from toil
and weariness is a proof of devotion
strong enough to draw money on u
Little sister, tell this man that h 5
protestations of affection are all lie.
because love doesn't seek to hold up
and rob its beloved. Tell him that vou
know that he is taking you for a-i
easy mark, and that he is playing upon
your affection for him to. get rror.
out of ou, and that he is cajoling a" i
flattering you, by telling you that be
loves -vou. simply to work you.
Tell him that if he really loved - oj
he would starve before he would take
a penny from you. and that instead yf
hanging around and begging from a
woman, and' espeially the woman t'nat
he says he worships, he would swp -
the streets, or break rock, or dne
garbage wagon, or do any other wcrk
under the sun that left a man his se f
respect and Independence.
Only Soulless Man Takes Woman"
The man who would take from her
this money, so hardly earned, so bit
terly needed, is as soulless, as ci'
scienceless, as heartless, as Judas, wbj
sold his Lord for 30 pieces of silver
Have nothing to do with such a ma-
little sister. All that he wants witi
you is to make of you a slave, who
will toll to support him.
As for the man who won't work be
cause he can't get the kind of a job he
prefers, recognize him for the no-account,
spineless loafer that he ia Tnat
ia tbe excuse that every lazy man of
fers. The only occupation that wouli
really interest him would be clipping
coupons. ad as there is ne crying
need for substitutes for that pastijro
he prefers to sit down and foid h's
bands in idleness while some woman
hustles out and makes the money to
feed and clothe him.
Any Wort Is Respectable.
A real man rolls up his sleeves ana
sails into the work that is closest to
him, and no matter how humble the.
labor may be. he honors it by the wa -he
does it. He knows that all work 'a
respectable, and that the only shame
ful thing is for a mas to be a parasit
and especially to be one of the para
sitic men who live on working women.
There are thousands of working
girls who are being bled of their every
cent by loafing sweethearts, thousands
of wives and mothers who are toiling
night and day to support ablebodled
loafers who are their husbands aaa
There is" no more terrible proble-n
than the question of what is the rignt
u,"o fur these women to do. becaura
the men who are too lazy to work ap
peal to the pity ana tne wauemcM u.
the women they depend on.
Letters to The Herald.
f All ootamsBicatioiis must bear the
signature of the writer, but the name
will be withheld If requested.
NOT AN BX-COXYICT.
Cananea. Mex., April 1
Editor El Paso Herald:
I wish to correct the statement that
V. H. McKenna. who was killed on th
street in Lowell. Arlt, was an ex-coa-vlct.
He was not an ex-convict.
J. E. McKenna.
"RECOGNITION" OF HL'ERTA lllLE.
Editor El Paso Herald:
A conversation with a pronune' -Mexican
lawyer on tbe subject of tn
so much talked recognition Of tr. "
actual government of Mexico v
the United States, was publisht. i
by another paper Wednesday morn
ing, and what puzzles me 3
what the foundation is of all th -subject.
The diplomatic relations wi
the powers of the civilized world a
as they were previous to the constit -tional
change of presidents in Mexi
in good standing and may greatl ir -prove
yet according to what preside t
Huerta stated in his message to in
gress. We infer from this, and also
from the fact that the diplomatic rf p
resentatives of foreign countries ara
normally acting in their capacities la
thr capital of the republic, that th --a
has not been any suspension or char-"
in the foreign relations. Ambassad. -Wilson
resigned, if he has. on aooo'i"t
of political reasons in the TL'nit- 1
States. His resignation has not ' -been
accented: neither has a new "
ficial been appointed to take his plat
Mr. Wilson is today th American a -bassador
in Mexico, and the Meu 1 1
representatives in Washington are a'-
acting. Where, in -your opinion. j' 3
the recognation question heroine j
necessity and when and for what r -son
were the relations of both cm 1
tries interrupted? E .
DKXIBS GI II.T OF MURDBK
WHEN CONFRONTED Bl WIDOA
Washburn. N. D.. AQril IT W T "i -derson.
former clerk in the First N .
tlonal bank here, now 111 iail char.; 1
with the murder of E. K Funk. .a
ier of that institution, was confront 1
by the widow of the murdered m.
who accused him of killing her hu--band.
Jail officials sft that And -
son broke down and cried like a ttfn '
Later he continued his denials of ju
At the request of ml-rson. co , ;
officials took the prisoner to i n."
the body of the murd-ri d ban
When he entered the room he r. il -
his knees beside the bier threw 1
arms about the bod and kissed 1
dead man's lips. Imploring him to (
back and help him out of his pr -
PRESIDKNT AND MRS. WILSON
.IK DINNER FOR t'XBINI T
Vi ashuitoB. D pril 17 Pr
ent and Sirs. Wilson i. their f
dinner for the tab m t lat nisrh' ?
the white house Bt sid, s Tie vm ml
of the cabinet ami their wivts m
guests were vice ir. ldnt ami M
Marshall, sei-retai ami "M -. Tumj'
Col and Mrs i: M tlnu- Cleveian i
II. IKnlge. of New ork ami rr -i
T Graj son, na.il ml the wh
The table decorations were Kil'a
roses and maidenhair ferns fter t -
'inner a short piogram of music vt
iv.n h two Oamsh ai tits 1n.l t'
w r. r. . t,t"iiiis inert Huns Ch 'ia
i It i -ii s ruirj tiUs,