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EL PASO HERALD EDITORIAL and MAGAZINE PAGE
Saturday, Sept. 16, 1916.
Motor Transportation Of Troops
A Helpful Flood
The Best Man Loses
Why Not End The Farce?
Short Snatches From Everywhere
Gea. Bell'-" plan to transport an entire division of
United States troops from El Paso to Elephant Butte
dara and return by motor truck is one -which will arouse
great interest throughout the army and in the war de
partment as demonstrating the feasibility of trans
porting units of 12,000 or more men considerabIe dis
tances over average roads by means of motor vehicles
It may foreshadow the day when infantry will become
as mobile as cavalry; when troops will be far less de
pendent on railroads than now.
The trip to Elephant Butte by a division of United
States .troops will recall the day when Gen. Gallieni
commandeered thousands of taxicabs and other motor
vehicles in Paris, loaded them with 12,000 soldiers and
sped the whole command to the battlefield of the Marne
m tune to turn back the German army which threat
ened to overwhelm the capital of France. That trans
portation, however, did not present many difficulties
which would be encountered in moving the same num
ber of men to Elephant Butte dam and back. The
roads out of Paris are among the finest in the world.
There was no need for transporting supplies for the
troops in the same movement. The essential thing in
"914 was to move the selected portion of the army of
Pans a comparatively short distance at considerable
'peed and launch a severe blow with it against a wing
rf the German army to meet an emergency. The Amer
ican army's journey to Elephant Butte dam will be
more leisurely but also more arduous, and more equip
ment will be required.
Such movements of troops by motor truck as have
thus far been attempted, though heretofore on a small
cale, not more than a few companies at a time, have
been entirely successful- The trucks have given satis
faction and the cost of transportation is very much less
than that by rail.
It is probable the time will not come when motor
transportation will enable infantry, equipped with mo
tor trucks, to entirely displace the cavalry arm. Cavalry
is of service in country where even motor trucks can
not penetrate. Much of the scouting for Villa bandits
by Gen. Pershing's troops has been in mountains so
mgged that men could proceed only on horses, mules or
on foot Cavalry will be needed for such purposes so
long as troops operate in badly broken country, al
though infantry officers assert with great vehemence
'hat, day in and day out, infantry can outdo the cavalry
in a long campaign, men on foot becoming more hard
rned with service, while horses "wear out" under it
It has been said of the Mexico expedition that it was
a "cavalry expedition." because Gen. Pershing is a
ravalryman and is considered by infantrymen as partial
to that branch of the service. Gen. Bell is an infan
tryman and the infantry is going to be given a chance
n this new plan of his, say the infantry officers.
Whatever the truth in the bickering between the
different branches of the army, motor transportation
bids fair to tremendously increase the mobility of the
The Salt River oralley surrounding Phoenix was aided
by a cloudburst and flood last Saturday evening. Dis
patches late in the day told of an unusually heavy
downpour of rain, followed by a rush of water which
caused breaks in the canals and the flooding of fields.
The dispatches told of many thousands of dollars worth
of damage, and the reader could have been forgiven the
impression that crops and farm land itself suffered.
Such was not the case, however. Phoenix is one of
the few favored spots of the world where a flood is
usually a beneficence, worth almost its weight in gold.
What damage there was lay in the breaking of the
canal banks, not a very serious matter, after all. All
the main water gates along the canals were opened,
and the water descended through the ditches to the
multitude of farms, already well soaked from the rain
fall. The water as it came from the Verde valley north of
the Phoenix mountains which form a half-barrier along
the north side of the Salt River valley, was heavy with
silt. The silt was spread thinly and evenly over thou
sands of acres. It was a very easy and perfect fertili
zation of the farm lands, adding greatly to their pro
ductivity. This is the kind of automatic and natural fertiliza
tion which occurs in the valley of the Kile river, in
Egypt. It is a wonderful aid to the farmers of Arizona
and such floods the farmers welcome.
While Mexican commissioners are trying to show
what great strides the Carranza government has made
in restoring order in Mexico, wouldn't it be embarras
sing if Pancho made good his threat to capture Chi
Greece has sounded the entente allies on war terms
and the allies have made a hollow sound. In other
words, there's nothing in it for Greece.
Why is it that every time the Russian westward ad
vance is "checked," the Austro-Hungarians fall back a
day or so later?
The report of the abdication of king Constantine of
Greece seems to have been founded on hope rather than
Leadville has "scooped" the United States on snow
Leadville is perfectly welcome to keep the honor and
From testimony before jadge Landis, it appears the
aged millionaire Morrison should have taken out burg
Great Britain's reply on mail interferences is as
much delayed as the mails themselves.
As predicted, George A. Olney did give Gov. G. W.
P. Hunt of Arizona a hard race for the Democratic
nomination for the governorship, but Hunt won for
the reason that, despite the most intense opposition
from most business and professional men, from prac
tically all the industries and from every daily news
paper in Arizona, 3000 more than enough people voted
Every argument which could possibly be truthfully
brought against Gov. Hunt to prevent his renomination
was produced. It was shown that taxes had increased
nearly 25 per cent, in some cases much more, during
Gov. Hunt's incumbency. Letters were printed wherein
eastern interests stated they were ready to invest in
Arizona mines and other enterprises, but not while
present conditions obtained. But Gov. Hunt was re
nominated. Organized labor voted for him practically solidly. He
has always been strong with the laboring men, and his
position in the Clifton strike made him stronger still.
The thousands of Arizona Democrats who work for
wages are for Hunt, no matter what is said against him.
They feel he is their friend, and he is just that. He is
a better friend to the miners, building trades, and the
day laborers generally than they have ever before
known. At least, he is more prompt to champion any
cause of labor. The trouble is, Gov. Hunt is not equally
a friend to the farmer, the real estate dealer, the small
grocer, the mining company and the salaried man.
It is possible the laboring men of Arizona a little
over estimate the value of Gov. Hunt's one sided friend
ship. A great many more miners, for instance, would
be at work in Arizona today had not the governor's
policies and those of his clan scared out of the state
the men who had money to develop mining clairnr.
Many another line of business is suffering likewise. It
is not necessary to give capital an unmerited prefer
ment in order to encourage it to invest and assist in a
state's development But it is necessary to make cap
ital feel it will not be received as an enemy, to be
preyed upon through over taxation or subjected to op
A good man went down to defeat in George Olney.
He would have made a good governor. He was the
best the Democrats had to offer. There is this to be
said: The thousands of Democrats who supported him
and who are so bitterly opposed to Gov. Hunt, still have
exactly their kind of man for whom to vote. He is
Tom Campbell, the Republican candidate for governor.
Mr. Campbell is a Republican first and last, but he is
also a straight forward, level headed Arizonan, without
fads, foibles or feuds, who, if elected, will administer
the affairs of the state impartially and will be a friend
of all classes instead of merely the friend of one.
The Democrats of Maine had not learned the call
of the Moose.
The conferences of the American and Mexican com
missioners at New London, Conn, are proceeding as
harmoniously as a honeymoon, without a single point
of difference, so far as the public is informed by the
statements issued from day to day. The whole pro
gram is cut and dried. Everyone has a fair idea what
is to be done and that complete agreement on the course
of both the United States and Mexico was practically
assured before the commissions met The daily con
ferences consist on the presentment, by one side, of a
series of statements concerning Mexico with which th
other does not disagree. They read like a narrative of
Mexican revolutionary history. The discussions, so
called, appear to be limited to assertions and assents.
When everyone knows that the United States has
long since determined to accept the declarations of the
Carranza government at their face value and to with
draw the Pershing expedition from Mexico, the wonder
is that there should be so much palaver. Every word
issued for publication from Washington or New Lon
don shows plainly the course of the United States has
been long agreed upon. The best possible construction
is placed on every phase of Mexican internal and ex
ternal affairs. Every effort is made either to minimize
or to ignore altogether bandit activities. Though Villa
has revived his activities and is causing the Mexican
authorities themselves frank concern, Washington does
not officially regard him as in existence. His name is
not mentioned. The activities of his men bring not a
word from the state department.
The commissioners for the United States accepted the
statement of the Mexican commissioners that the Car
ranza government is in full control of Mexico, and at
the same time appeared not surprised when the com
missioners proposed that strong forces, both of Mexico
and the United States, guard the American border. If
Mexico is all "peace and quiet," why the necessity for
this guard? The American commissioners seemed to
see nothing strange in the suggestion that United States
troops should protect their own country from citizens of
another country of which its government claims to be
in control. That a government should be in control
and still unable to control did not seem contradictory.
It is a farcical performance, the whole series of New
London conferences. Better end it and withdraw the
Pershing expedition, since the administration is de
termined to withdraw it, anyhow, and let Mexican af
fairs drift along, as they have drifted in the past, and as
they will continue to drift so long as no strong guiding
hand is in evidence.
It must command the admiration of every general
to see the way General Motors advances day by day.
The more work and the higher wages, the more
strikes. That is the way it seems to go.
Central powers are becoming more central Wall
Some candidates know a powerful sight of things
that are not so. Columbia (S. C) Record.
Worrr causes wrinkle say the men. wrinkles
cause worry, say the women. Wichita (Kan ) Beacon
There still seems to he enough left of the Servian
army to be defeated every now and then. Louisville
The most dangerous humidity during a heat wave
is the kind that you buy In a bottle Amorlta Okla-
Where is the man who used to loan his neighbor
a ham of meat till be killed hogs Drumright (Oklai
Recent zeppelins which visited London report the
people there looking up weJL St. Joseph (Mo )
The new preparedness coins are soon to be issued.
All right: we are prepared fr them Wheeling W.
The campaign cigar is now in full bloom, and
alfalfa stock is rising Raleigh (N. C) News and
If you have the goods they can be sold withojt
enlisting the services of a lodge emblem. Topeka
The man who tries to pick flaws In others ts not
necessarily a man who is himself without flaws.
rittsfield (Mass.) News.
If some one should write a song. "The End of a
Perfect Vacation." it might make at least a sensa
tional hit. Baltimore News.
Every color has its effect on the human mind. To
feel prosperous stuff your pockets with long green.
Oklahoma City Oklahoman.
The socalled Ty Cobb of JapanT Is named Itcha
Maruzen Probablv gets lots of scratch hits. South
ern Lumberman (Nashville).
It must have been some measly man. perhaps "an
old bach." who said "Life is like a woman's com
plexion, what we make it." Los Angeles Tribune.
At least. If any of the guardsmen are shot on the
Mexican border they will have the consolation of
knowing that they have been hit by an American
bullet Dulnth News-Tribune.
The number of belligerents is now 15 One Is often
forgotten, btu they are: Germany. Austria. Turkey.
Bulgaria. Russia, France. England. Italy. Rumania
Servia. Belgium. Montenegro. Japan, Portugal and
San Marino. San Francisco Chronicle.
The British government has decided to impose a
tax upon the royalties charged by American authors
for the production of their plays in England.
Thousands of American authors will be grieved be
cause not subject to this tax Seattle Post-Intelll-gencer.
If Villa would only stay dead it would be pleasanter
going In the watching and waiting game. But, Villa
dead or alive, the cost of the watching and waiting
game now rounds up about SlSS.MO.eoo. and is ex
pected to foot up i:6.0.8 before Christmas
President Wilson seems to think he will have to
employ commercial retaliation to get the allies to
let up In their blockade of American trade with, Ger
many and German trade through European neutrals.
But in the reprisal game the allies have a strong
battery. Toronto Mail and Empire
Railroad Crossing More Dangerous Tkar Overwork j CXSKfelfflill ! Skould Wear American Colors
Speed Maniac, Beating a Tram, Often Victim
railroad crossine is a modern
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a stiostituie jor &UUUCU " ....
-- kills more people every year than j
When the railroads oT this country '
i ere laid out. civil engineers were j
rarder to find than a painless chlropo- ,
.list Great care was taken to locate
-e crossings at some point where no- I
i juy could see five feet on either side
f the right of way without climbing
telegraph pole After this had been
omplished. a few laws were written
1 i-h prevented anybodv from collect-
i g oatrages as a result of being split
'o rine sections b a freight engine
js making one of the most pleasing
mibinations in the history of Amen-
n jurisprudence The public was then
i .rned loose on the highwajs of our
nd -n touring cars with loose brake
i mds and stuttering arburetors. and
ie undertaking business began to look
There are few more harrowing ex-
.-riences m lire tnan to approai-u a
.ilroad crossing at night in a rain
- cm. with the curtain up and the en-
-i--e missing This is particularly the
Sv HOWARD L. RATfH.
case if the crossing is situated in a
low sully flanked on either side by re-
T.uhody could see five feet on either
side or the rislit of Tray Trlthout
climbing it telegraph pole.
Terse curves and bluffs 3 feet high I
The law saj s that a man thus situated I
should stop his car. climb into IS Inch- j
es of clay mud and walk three-quarters j
of a mile down the track In each dtrec-
tion before proceeding If he falls to do .
this and is accidentally shredded by a
wild freight, all he can recover ts the
price of a rear fender and a new tail
A prolific cause of railroad crossing
accidents is the speed maniac with a
head shaped like a rat tail file who
thinks he can beat the afternoon liin
Ited to the crossing in a 1909 touring
car. When one thinks of rhe number
of innocent people whose lives are
Jeopardised everv dav by these ropri
insects, he yearns for a law which will
require a brain test with every licene
I number The driver who is in sucii a
imrry inji tins cjiu v riii iw o.h -ic i
coaches to pull by at SS miles per hour j
is likely to have all eternity in which
to reduce speed.
.Some dav there will be no railroad .
f I ... 1..I...J .1I..M ! '
crossings runmuK iuiu uimu .ziija, jui
until that day comes it is better to slow
up and make sure than to dive ahead
and pass away in a hurried and frag
Copyright by George Matthew Adam.
time friend whom he had not seen m
IS years. Mr Adams was standing
talking with a crowd in the Sheldon
no. not bar. lobby and. as usual, was
punctuating his conversation with
"huh?" after every sentence. Cp
stepped W. H. Chambers. a grain
broker of umana. .eorasKa. wno na i
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t Known Aaams j. r agu v.w.-
cago "I know vou." he said, "you
I are Claiborne Adams; there is only
one man tn tne worm wno says nun
after every sentence, and I knew him
1C ears ago." Adams admitted that
he was caught and lemonades fo.-lowed.
Here is a plaintive appeal that comes
r. . n.AhAf In Tndifi.nfl.nolin She hnfl
K'K DUDLEY first met Tom Lea at it when all I had to do was just j lost a SOB somewhere out here in the
h. . nf one of the most I Plnl lr,c B"" "" "" """ great soutnwesi ana sue warns ig io-
on the top of one or tne most i ca,te Mm alive or his grave if he is dean
picturesque mountain ranges in Kobert Jordan is the name of the son.
In the case of Claiborne Adams it ' and the mother. Mrs Thomas Jordan.
wnics irvni o v . .-; u.a .,.,
When Tom Lea Shot Guide's Horse
and Thought He Was Killing a Deer
Tom Says He Was Shooting at a Coyote, But Dick
Dudley Says Not Plaintive Appeal of Mother
for Lost Son Town Gossip.
By G. A. MARTIN.
i Frenck People of New Orleans
,fc-jr BELIEVE that Mexicans who
are living in the United States
-- and being well treated by
Americans should show their gratitude
by mingling the red, white and blua
with the green, white and red of their
..trinll. haiftr1 Kifl fiwi AnlTel t
,.. .,,,, .., tf. in ta ' "'Why not start the public market off
Rios. the stenographer of the El Paso tA-j.t- -.,.. . v.i, nnhH. h.-
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other hand, there is a sabsurfae:
sympathy for the allies, which is
shared equally by native Americans
and native Frenchmen. Last winter
several bazaars were held for the
benefit of the Belgian and French war
sufferers But New Orleans is for
America first and always."
It money talked you conldn' even hear
yourself thipk in a 10-cent store. No
buddy kin write as purty a letter as th
feller who is "sorry, but can't be with
1 alley Water Users association.
girl friend of mine told me Friday to
take off the merican part of my
badge, which I had aewed on with mr
own hand" I answered that I saw
no reason fo- slighting the country
where I had lived for four years, and
where I had been treated o well."
i "Pesp. he vtronsr French element
J tn ph rle.'i" the sentiment of
I meri iiimti rafher t -in h phenism
i pre ails said Mr 1 1 T-teld. of the
' Vew (irleans Time-i'u a unc "We
had a preparedness parade th. re som-
time ago. and the people got a better
grip on the real meaning of Amerlcan
1 ism than they ever had before. The
mothers of the community, regardless
ot their ancestry, were made to realize
that they were read) to make the su
preme sacrifice for America. On the
(Copyricht National Newspaper Srrlce.l
sua-gested Jack Dawson, the city clerk.
Friday. "There are thousands of feet
of space and smooth, cement floors
that would delight the dancers.
Thousands of people undoubtedly will
attend the opening of the marke'.
While no formal program has yet been
arranged, a great many people believe
that a dance would be fine Out on
the coast municipal dances on the
new paved streets have become im
mensely popular There will be music
at the public market opening and
dance undoubtedly would help people
familiarize themselves with the mar
ket" "The weather haa settled down suf
ficiently to ;tari work in earneet on
putting the citys streets In good con
dition." said alderman J W. Fisher
"We have 11 wagons working and
s:reet gangs employed in a number vf
different sections of the city. During
Loyal To U. S.
the rainy season considerable damage
was done to the pavements and there
If a great deal of repair work to 6 i
done. Despite the dampness, dirt ac
cumulated and it is turning Into dust.
t But within a week or ten days the
streets will all have been "manicured"
1 and. when the crowds begin coming In
I for the Farm congress and exposition
in vrciouer. ri rasu v. ui uui uac w
take off her hat to any of her sister
cities when it comes to clean streets."
"If automobihsts of the city care to
rrotect their cars against persons who
wilfully drive them off. they had bet
ter buy locks." said R. A Windham.
"The number of automobiles taken in
this cit as compared with other cities
is very small but. if a fine of 5100 was
placed against the thieves, it is certain
that thefts would not occur often."
"Juarez Is full of laborers of the
peon class, who arrive daily from the
south where they cannot obtain work,"
said D. G. Burns. "The men are every
where on the streets and are all bound
for the United States, which they con
sider the land of plenty. Many of the ,
peons have never served In the armies
of any of the different regimes and
apparently are attempting to get ojt
of the country to avoid compulsory
military service "
little job." sighed Lieut. Col. Fred T.
Pusy. chief quartermaster of the
Pennsylvania division of the national
Indianapolis, where she would be glad i " h' ..t8 JS?'."." ri5
to receive any information about, her coaiie. with the """my red
bov. She ays she " u?ma i everything" he said, "and there are
are rapidly ag.ng and they want to to- , d)ffe'r.nt fonns of requ,8Ulons f
cate their bov or find his sravel before dlfferent things OTer i in alL The
they pass out of this world. The oo otner dav an 0ficer had to call on me
va last heard from in e.1 1 aao. sne A .,,.,.!, ,.. wHi.h a msv e.
writes, then the parents heard that he j qUBjtion for requisition papers for
TWO WOMEN AND A BOY
VICTIMS OF AUTO ACCIDENTS
Struck down by a light Ford truck
at Overland and El Paso streets. Ma
riana Mendoxa. a young woman reskl-
had been killed by a horse somewhere : certain article he had to requisition for j ing at T0J East Fifth street, sustained
militiamen with him in .,ew- Mexico. MISSIONS NEAR EL PASO
his company "
. -thern Mexico. The present repre--T.tat.ve
elect to the legislature from
r.l Paso, meaning Mr Dudlev, was then j
b.i d.ng the Parral & Durango railroad.
ta the present iraior of El Paso ev- ,
e- iod knows who is meant was on I
a hunting trip with Del Riehev. "That j
s one of the prettiest pieces of country I
on the American hemisphere" said)
Pud.ev relating the meeting: "it rivals j
thing in Switzerland Tom and Del
T-.ad come down to kill a deer and '
Tom badn"t seen any for several days.
One night he thought he heard a deer '
run through the camp and he blazed
awav at It. When da light came, he
found that he had killed the horse of
i heir Mexican guide. Th. first time I
vcr saw Lea thev came into mv camp
soon after that and the guide asked roe
f I knew that tall young fellow and
was he responsible: he said the senor
,ad promised to pav for his horse and
hen told me bow the future mayor of
Fl Paso came to kill the animal I went
over and met Richey and Lea and have
,a ued them as friends ever since"
Tnat is not exactly the way it hap
pf red" said the mayor, "but since Dick
Dudler has been running for the leg
islature, that is about as near as he can
. one to telling the truth I did shoot
xi i Mexican's horse, but I was shooting
a.' . covote that bad prowled into the
imp about 4 oclock in the morning. (
( hev wanted to shoot at a coyote
, her in the night and I had cautioned
"t against it. admonishing him of the i
.1 nser of killing a horse, but when an- 1
oTner one came he sounded as if he
a as right in mv ear I decided to
T! en the mayor unbosomed and told
f story about how he made himself
-oi J with a squad of Diaz rurales on
i. ame trip, but how it worked a ,
t "!-!. ip on his huntiiip later
e were In camp one da." he said.
' wh n a band of rurales rode in and
w were talking A haw k flew over us
ard just for fun. I threw down the old
-'?' and fired at tht bird a it sailed
io'.e us Would ou lielieve me. tre
.named thing fell dead at our feet, the
hullet had gone straiph' through it.
hose rurales, among tne i,t shots n
vleMio, first looked -wrt then ther
ushed for me an 1 e'rhracM me and
railed me all ec s o re Mexican
n i s I was a regular hero to them.
" . ojse, I pretended modesty ar.d ac-
"- i the - plaudits and after that
mild do anv tiling for me but 1
nire fire another sh I when lhe
a -r r. I'm fine a deer r h u'-
a ' The-e He trt . 1 ' e
gh' 1 w wt 'i ran
reunited him this week with an old
near here and that he was buried as an
unknown bv a man who found the body
ani had It interred beside the remains
.. . ... .
of his own son. The missing young i ine isck or anowieoge or ooraer ai
man weighed about 20 pounds, savs i fairs generally among people in other
the fond mother, and had brown hair parts of the Vnlted States is reflected
and eves. Here is a chance to cheer i in an editorial comment bv the Detroit
or at least relieve two aching old Daily Free Press upon a recent address
hearts if vou know anvthing of the by chaplain tkinson. of the Slst
miasiiig bov Somewhere, some time J Michigan regiment, at El Paso The
vour bov may be missing. ! editorial refers to the regiment as sta-
. 1 uonea at r.l raw, .vew .Mexico, ana
Being a quartermaster is one bnsy ' assures chaplain Atkinson "and the
severe bruises about tho body Friday
I afternoon at 3 3 oclock. Edward King.
! who was driving the truck at the time
nt the accident, stopped within a few
feet after the accident and assisted in in the Ki ra,
ARE TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
"Old Missions of the Southwest" was
the subject of a "slide talk" by George
H. Clements, of the chamber of com
merce publicity bureau, at the Knights
of Columbus club Friday night About
100 members of the club listened to the
Mr. Clements prefaced his remarks
with the statement that the missions 0"
California had been one of the best as
sets of the publicity- departments of the
chambers of commerce, particularlv in
th esouihern portion of the state, wh'le
southwest could be
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gencv hospital She was later taken to Mrs 0d before the foundation of fie
her home on Fifth street. f,rst mis,on ln i-aliforn'a was lad.
Mrs. neorge Beaklej. or 307 Mem- He that YA Paso had been 0ei
Phis street, was struck down by an au- 1 lookmg an opoortunitv to attract tour
tomobile driven by M. L. Thomas. ri- ,8ts to thl8 sei.tlon nf the r-iited Stafs
day afternoon on Overland street and , TA'hile showing slides of 65 miss.ons
slightly Injured. Mrs. Beaklejrprior to , covering the territory between Juarez
the accident, atempted to cross the I ln(1 YsIeta to tne northerT, part of the
street and was not seen by the motor- . . - N .,.. -nd ,H,.in!, ,n brief
i ntsiorv or each Mr Iemeits saowei
1st until the antomobilA was but a '
few feet away She was taken to the
emergency hospital only a block distant,
for medical attention and later re- ,
moved to her home.
Totnas Tepeda, a young boy residing
at 413 East Fourth street, was slightly
when the bicycle he was riding was ' Saaaea
strut k Dy an automobile driven by lottis
Myers at Stanton and Third streets.
The oung boy was hurried to the hos
pital in the Myers automobile and was
found to have been but slightly hurt.
The bicycle was badly damaged. The
accident occurred when Tepeda at
tempted to turn Into Stanton from
Third street and collided with the automobile.
the screen t"ie missions at Tucson
and Tumacacori, Ar a. in order to show
the diffe-ence between the architecture
of the Franciscan fathers, who passed
this wav with th earlv Spanish In
vaders, and of the ejsuits. who accom-
the later conauistadores who
passed through Sonora and Arizona on
their wav to the conquest of what Is
now- Known as California
Following the talk on the missions.
Mr Clements exhibited slides of the
Elephant Butte dam and of scenes in
Mexico, show ns how the soldiers wltb
Gen. Pershing's army live.
nearly 1. 008 000 acts ui
IT'S hard to know who are your friends, so many men have selfish ends. I take '
a comrade to my heart, and feed him pie and damson tart, and give him
lave taats pure and deep, and let him in my woodshed sleep Then he re
quests, in dulcet tones, that I shall lend him twentvr hnne. im .i,j! t.tM
you all you need " I say in answer, "but indeed, H. C. of L. has stripped me bare
. I haven t twenty bucks to spare. If fifty cents will help you out, you're wel
come to that much, old scout; but I've a wife and nineteen kids, who all are
needing snoes and itds, and it's as much as I can do to dig up for that loving
crew. Ana then my friend comes round no more, to hang his bonnet on the
floor, and talk with me of vital things, of sealing wax and cats and ldns. In
stead, he roasts me through the town, and tries to give me punk renown, as bein?
one who is too tight to help a comrade in a plight. This sort of thing oa gets
from friends, as through his woozy world he wends.
Copyright, by George Matthew AOnms.
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