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JJL PASO HERALD
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 1017.
GOV. FERGUSON'S DENIES FOREIGN FT. WORTH HMD JORTIMTO
TESTIMONY READ! PHIESTS BAHHED! EASY TO BUILD: BEAFASTROA
Evidence Given at Former
ustm. Tex., Sept. 12. In the Im-
eachment hearing of Gov. James E.
iercuson. in the senate this morning.
T M Crane, in pursuant to the de
' sion of the presiding officer, began
r arhng into the record such testl
'.iony given by the governor at pre
. us investigations as he wished to
i-oduce in this hearing:
W i'h several volumes of the type
Forced to Give Up Charges
But Not Driven From
Mexico City. Mex., Sept. IS. Priests
of religions orders have neither been
expelled from Mexico nor are they
threatened with expulsion. The new
constitution provides that no priests
or ministers, of whatever sect or cult,
who are not Mexican born, may dis
charge the duties of a church or hold
a church position in Mexico.
FOR 10.000C1S0F PLANNING FALL 'CATTLEMEN TO
PERJURY TRIAL TOMATOES A DAK1 FETE OF ALLIES RALT RUSTLERS
While foreign born priests hare
...L-i. . uic i unne r nesnng ; been notified that they must give up
a. table before him. Mr. Crane be- j their parishes and charges they have
n the laborious task. The pages de- not been threatened with expulsion
State Highway Engineer
Reports in Detail on High
way From Here East. ,
The state highway commission re
cently inspected the El Paso-Mineral
Wells division of the proposed Texar-kana-El
Paso state highway, that j
portion between Mineral Wells and !
Dallas previously having been in
spected by George A. Duren, state
highway engineer. In commenting
upon the present condition of this
road and improvements he recom
mended, Mr. Duren said:
"We found the highway in El Paso
county in excellent condition. Be
ginning at the New Mexico line north
ired to be read had been marked. He I and ma' remain in the country the J of El Paso, the highway is an excel-
.as readinp all morning, and when I ood behavior. wide, running some 20 miles to Kl
.e senate adjourned until in the af- a dispatch from Rome said the
'inuon. he appeared to have enough i Vatican had asked the good offices
tt i.. occur.? the remainder of thelot tne na American govern
merits on behalf of priests and re
ligious orders in Mexico threatened
with expulsion from the country.
.overnorK Tmrlmony Admitted.
Counsel prosecuting the impeach
. eedeel in having admitted as evidence CLAIM MEXICANS PLANNED
XVTZuZarnSf2.or j Raid on guards and bank
The president pro tern. W. I, Dean. Clifton. Ariz.. Sept. 12. In the pre
i died th.it the testimony was admis- I II mi nary examination of five Mexi-s-i.le:
First, because he considered I cans brought here on a charge of In
:ht trial nut a criminal one, but a i citing the Metcalf riot of Ausnst 13.
,u;isi -criminal proceeding; second,
because even if this were a criminal
ji-oceeding. the go ernor could not.
himg oluntarily testified before
Paso, where it joins with well naved
streets of that city. East of EI Paso
the highway is in good condition and
is constructed, for the most part, I
understand, of asphaltic macadam. El
Paso and El Paso county have pro
gressed wonderfully and have excel
lent paved ways and are now ready,
without any state or federal aid. for
ine state to connect up Highway No. 1
with their modern system of highways.
The highway In Hudspeth county
nas neen recently improved by grad
ing and construction of pipe culverts
and wooden bridges. The road In
general parallels the Texas & Pa
testimony was eiven that a consplr
mcj aa neen lormea oy Mexicans io i r,n' Kt ,,V.Tt... w 7.
capture four American guards, sta-1 ""J r """Fgf !&ZJLZ
tioned at the head of the lone Coro- 3" "iFw!? .YL,?7-ld
e house, claim immunity from hav- nado mine incline, to shut op the, r.rft aZ tk I . Ji ..
ng the record of his statements pro-J prisoners, take their arms and rob! tnjs COuntv is in" nart surfaced with
i.uied be for.- the senate. the bank, thereafter escaping by way, rock travel and catalche
The presidents ruling came at the of Morencl. The sheriff learned some-, ln Culberwon Co tin, v.
e :d of a day spent in arguments. The , or. what was on loot ana dis- The road through Culberson county
attempt of the prosecution to have J Pf tched guards to Metcalf. so the . i roughly graded and traverses see
the governors house testlmonv cd-I ?Ian nad to be abandoned. The of- 1 1 ions where road building materials
i 'itted to th- record was admitted n 1 L5ers found manv armed strikers on J are abundant. At Van Horn, the
tne valley and were told there had
been expectation of the arrival of
strikebreakers from Morenci.
order to forestall his not taking the
-tand w hen his defer.ee begins. M.
M. Crane, counsel for the house board
of managers, told the court he wanted
o introduce "admissions" made by
the p-o ernor before the house. W.
A Hanger, counsel for the governor,
X'lnn Federal Aid for Texan.
The senate today adopted a rtbolu-t-oi.
i.y senator Woodward, provid
ntr for the a pin intment of a commit
ter of three senators to make an in-
estimation of the food control bill
parsed by congress t. ith a view of
cnL'-tmg the aid of the federal gov-
'nment and food controler Hoover,
for the relief of the drouth stricken
r 'izen? of central west Texas. The
r-i.i it .on also urges upon the Texas
--If-fraiion in congress to lend their
-fluence with the government and
od controler in obtaining the de-'-Te
Sun da v Gasoline BUI Onnosed.
The senate committee on criminal
UNITED STATES RECOGNIZES
THE ELECTION OF CARRANZA
Washington, D. C Sept. 12. Last
steps in the formal recognition of the
Carranza government in Mexico by
the United States have been accom
plished by formal notification of th?
election of Carranza as president and
an acknowledgment by the United
States. The proceeding is a technical
one, conforming to the usages of in
ternational relations as the recogni
tion of the Carranza government prac
tically was complete several months
Officials took occasion today to re
iterate that no loan to Mexico was
contemplated by the United States.
, The status of a loan still is tinder
-imprudence held a hearing and gae t consideration between the Mexican
" deration to the house bill by I government and a group of American
T n.- permitting the sale of srasoline ' bankers.
vu'.cjys, out action on tne measure
- "oisiderable opposition to the bill
p sloped at the hearing on the part
f oEranized labor engaged In work
1- paes, because such a law means
"rk o'i Sundas. Several of the rep
.tatives of garages and motor car
companies favored the bill, while it
-a opposed bv others. The auto
lub. however, were unanimouslv in
j r of the nuasure.
Se-ntor McXealus gae notice that
' v. .1 in trod j, e an amendment ro
L ' hmiti: g the time that gaso-
r may be sold on Sundays to 9
cioch. in the morning. With this com
promise, he believes that the bill will
Home Guard Bill to Third Reading.
The se nate home guard bi 11 b v
.lohrson, of Hams, was passed to
third reading today in the house. This
is me Mil wnicn autnorues tne or
ganization of home sroards durimr the
ar in the various cities and counties
The house also passed finally the
Xordhaus bill making it a penalty for
the diersion of electric power and
tne tapping or gas pipe, also tne sol
diers' moratorium bilL
county seat of Culberson county, we
inspecteo tne roaa running north to
Orange. X. M. This road is a star
route and on It federal aid can be
granted. The east and west road Is
typical of a laree nortlon of th n.
tire line west of Big Springs, in that
it is not a post road; practically all
of the post roads are roads running
at right angles to this line leading
out from the railroad stations.
The road running north from Van
Horn to Orange, N. M.. crosses the
divide between Baylor and Sierra
Diablo mountains and descends aesin
into the Van Horn valley, west of thej
j'eita mountains, uood road-building
gravel Is found in abundance over the
entire route within a haul of not to
exceed .two miles. The principal diffi
culty encountered will be that of
drainage. There Is little rainfall, but
cloudbursts are frequent and the
water will descend over extensive,
slopes of the mountain In such a way
that it Is exceedingly difficult to pre
vent the destruction of a road from
this cause. I
frand in Ward County.
Eoswell Secretary Tells of
Great Work on El Paso
"Wide, undulating plains in the
Panhandle; fruit and flower bordered
green fields In New Mexico's artesian
water belt: fishing and hunting
grounds and mountain scenery of the
Ruidoso river valley: unusual sights
in the la&t reservation ot the iiesci
lero Apache Indians, views of plains,
mines, and mountains, converging
upon the big city of the southwest !
with its military camps and modem!
accommodations," with a gateway zt
the Mexican storehouse of wealth and
curious life all these attractions
are offered to the motor tourist along
the route of the Amarillo-Hoswell-Kl
Paso shortlme of the Ozark Trails
highway." said J. E- Clajton, secre
tary of the Roswell Commercial duo, I
who spent Tuesday in r.i i'aso ana
conferred with good roads prophets
and boosters. He left for home late
in the afternoon.
Good for Through Drltlog.
The route of the sbortline traverses
the Texas plains from Amarlllo by
way of Hereford to Texico and Clovis,
. m., tnen to fortaies, itosweii, ru
larosa. Alamogordo, Orogrande and
reaching El Paso from the northeast,
outside of a few stretches the road is
good for fast through driving. Mr.
Clayton said, it being not uncommon
for motorists to make Roswell, 190
miles from El Paso, in a day. and
to make Amarillo the second day.
Thirty-five miles will be cut off by
the sbortline when completed.
Will Advertise Shorlilnr.
Mr. Clayton spoke of the plans be
ing made to bring this highway,
which connects Amarillo with St.
Louis by way of the mam line of the
Ozark trails and Oklahoma City, to the
attention oi the country by systematic
publicity. Each county through
which the road passes has anoroDr.-
ated $100, either through its commis
sioners or commercial organization
for advertising and general promo
tion work The counties in New Mex
co have tbeir road engineers to keep
the "pike ' in repair.
Fall After Rig Appropriation.
For improvements on the highway
through the Mescalero Indian reserva
tion senator A. B- Fall is seeking to
have adopted a federal bill appro
priating $75,000, which will do the
work from the east boundary to Tula
rosa, the shipping point for the reser
vation. From Amarillo to Kenna,
north line of Chaves countv. N". M . th
shortlme is practically complete. M-
l lay ton said. An appropriation of
$2200 given by Chaves county will
bring the road to good condition into
RoswelL From therA west to the
Lincoln county line it is a gravel road,
the best stretch on the route.
SendlDtr Thousands on Hoad.
Appropriations from county, sta:e
ana zeaerai government to (are
Is Charged With Suborna
tion of Perjury in Connec
tion WithMooney Case.
San Francisco. Calif, Sept. li.
Frank C. Oxman was brought to trial
in the superior court here today on
charges of attempted subornation of
This Is the Output Set for Committee in Session In-
the Ysleta Canning Plant
During Eest of Month.
The Rio Grande Valley Canning i
tends to Have Pageant,
With King and Queen.
For the purpose of further dicDSS-
company's plant at Ysleta, which ' ing plans for the holding of the "Fes-
started operations about to weeks
ago. began Wednesday morning on a
three weeks' run during which 10,000
cans of tomatoes will be packed every
day. Up to this time, the daily run
had been 500 tans.
The plant, which was promoted
perjury growing out of the convic
tion of Thomas J. Mooney for one
of the bomb murders, July 22, 1916.
in which ten persons were killed
Oxman was a witness against i
.Mooney. whose appeal from sentence after the planting season hd started
of death is pending in the state su
preme court He is accused of at-,
temntine to Induce F. K. Ultra 1 1, of.
Grayville. III., to give false testimony ' mnch heavier run next year.
. . ! ?iin arrM were met in tomat
It was expected that events irnun
is enjoying great success for is first
tival of the Allies." which will be
staged the first week of October for
the benefit of the EI Paso branch of
the Red Cross, a special meeting of
the committee of which Charles N.
Bassrtt is chairman is being held this
afternoon at the chamber of com-
Committee Meets in Dem
ing Saturday; Will Have
a Border Inspector.
Because cattle thievery along the
Mexican border has been reporte 1
prevalent, a committee of the execu
tive board of the Panhandle anl
Southwestern Stockmen:s association
will meet in Deming. X. M., at the
offices of the First National bank at
2 oclock on Saturday afternoon to d!s-
l cuss the nroblem and van tn sfon
mere. At this meeting, opened about ru3tllJls - w u Araonett. secrenrv
2 oclock. plans for the holdin.- of a,., ,b. .,...,,. r- v w r
ea.son. but its superintendent, r,. . mammoin sireei paraae in which m- , Tooley and E c Houghton will b
Cook, and the other owners expect a ' - Kins" and "queen" of Ui- "allies" I ... " ,,, , th.
adoui i win riae win oe uiscusiieu. il is met
00 acres were set in tomatoes this
season in the Ysleta section, but the
plant has now gained the confidence
of landowners, who promise to in
crease the acreage next season.
I'nrklnjc Ttiniat" 1'alH-
Besides the tomatoes canned for
ordinary consumption, tomato pulp is
being packed. The services of an
Italian from Xew Orleans has been
secured for this work, and he is using
all oterripe tomatoes for the pulp,
which is marketed in Italian settle
ments, where it is in great demand.
About 30 Kirls and 20 men are em-
Xotlce, Tenement Owners. ploved at the plant, which represents
Iee Newman can get more nlonev an investment of about $3.,0'0
out of our property, at a less cost.. When the tomato crop is canned,
than anyone el.e Ask his clients. the plant will turn its attention to
Thoce 4604. Sir.'i S. El Paso Adv. sweet potatoes.
present plan to have float? in tne. the meeting. Manv representatU e
led to charges of a "frame up" pre
ferred by Mooney'g counsel against
the district attorneys office and sub
sequent public controversy relative
to Oxman's credibility, would be laid
The expose of Oxman's alleged at
tempts led to consent for a new trial
by attorney general Webb. The state
supreme court yesterday refused to
grant a new trial on this consent.
Te Hate Indian Show.
Other features of the festival will
be a pet stock show and an Ysleta In
dian show, which will re a reproduc
tion of the old riles of this tribe or
Indians. The Boy Scouts will partici
pate, as will also the Navy league.
There will be a Russian booth in
charge of Dr. C. C. Young, a native
Russian. There will also be booths
representing the other countries al
lied with the United States.
.-eKro Ufa trw 10 tieip.
stockmen of New Mexico will be pre
ent among them being A. H. F. H.'
To tfaie Inspector.
An inspector for the southern dfa
trict of the association will be se
lected, after consultation with the N. w
Mexico cattlemen, and better prcte. -tlon
will be planned for the cattle oa
the border. Cattle "rustling" h is 1--creased
alarmingly during the 1 it
few months, on the Texas. Arizona -l. 1
New Mexico borders, it is asser' 1
and at the uarlerly meeting of te
executive board, held recently in t.l
Another feature of the festival will Paso; it was resolved that tne les.- i
be a demonstration bv the neiro Red ture be asked to put the sp. '1
Cro V Hananan booth will also rangers bill into immediate opera- i
be a feature. I so to protect the cattlemen in Texas.
The road across Reeves county is, the highway through the Ruidoso al-
in good shape and can be put In firsti ley and mountains agregate J91
class condition at small expense fori From Tularosa to the south line i.f
surfacing and at a not great expense ! Otero county. Texas boundarv a Imnd
for bridges and culverts. issue which will bring between S"
aro county is sandy. But a suffi-iwt'0 and 540.000. provide fo- trttt'fj
TWO LEGISLATORS TO GO
TO ARMY, RESIGN PLACES
Austin. Texa. Sept. 12. Acting
joernor . P. Hobby today accepted
the re5gnations of representatives
Peddy and Blalock. These members
of the legislature have received com
missions ln the army, and expect to
3eae shortly to join the colors.
SLASHED IN ARM, MEXICAN
SAYS DIDNT KNOW ATTACKER
Slashed in the arm and side as the
result of a fUbt near the Santa Fe
hrtdge at l oclock Wednesday morn
ing. Xonnto Mori no. a Mexican, 309
Pitdras street, was taken to the
emergency hospital at police head
"uarters and his wound dressed by
police surgeon Dr. John Hardy, after
-ni n ne was usen nome. it is re
ported that his condition is not ee
riou. Moreno declared at police bead
quarters that he did not know who
nad cut h.m.
GEX. C.VRPIO TO RULE
I.V LOWER CALIFORNIA
Calexico. Calif.. Sept 12. Gen. Fer
min Carpio. who. according to bis own
statment. hold a commission from
president Carranza, to assume theicient amount of clav is miiM with' over the White Sand .mrt ct ,tfl
governorship of the northern district' u to furnish fairly good subgrarfe federal aid is being asked. Th rmd
of Lower California, has been visiting near the Pecos river, but it gradually joins at wman. X. M, vith t'-"
points above the border for the last becomes more sandy toward the east. ' hisrhw av lead.nir throueh To I. -i a-!
few days. J to arwut Fyote. From there to Arovo Tor Bli into i:i paso'i f.:.
It is understood from reliable ; and is not deep and a good subgralle ST I, strategic HfchvrnT.
sources that Ovn Carpio is awaiting may secured by removing surface Mint.i'-j mn r.nvp nd t a '
the outcome of negotiations between sand down to the hard pan. Just east Fhortlmt from I I r.if-o to rh i -CoL
Estaban Cantu, the present mil:-, of Aroyo the Monahans sands begin. nienIOS and on tn the rTrl-'nii;.
tary governor of northern Lower ?( that all highway traffic bas here-.on of the most important from an
torore stopped. lanny sumapoint in the system of the
Between Monona ns and a point justj coontr3r- s it would give the shortest
east of Judkins, in Ector county, there highway to St Louis. Routing of
are impassable sands where one sand' toorists will be given at St. LouN and
dune follows another in peaks andf1 tnai W1M point tnem to the
ridees like the witm of thA th t interesting earners of Xew Mexico and
California, and the Mexican trove rn
ment before attempting to assert the
authorities conferred upon him by
WHEAT ACREAGE TO BE 25
PERCENT MORE IN PANHANDLE
Amarillo. Texas. Sept. 12. The
wheat acreage in tne Panhandle and
Plains country will be 25 percent
greater next year than it was this
year. This is the opinion expressed
by Harmon Benton, of the extension
department of the Texas A. A M. col
lege. Mr. Benton has returned from
an extensive tour of the Panhandle
and Plains country. He says:
"My observations lead me to believe
that the wheat acreage in the Pan
handle and Plains country will be in-
Texas & Pacific railway has main
tained a track through this area of
sana oy snrraclng the railway em
bankment with cinders, caliche and
other materials not affected by the
To construct a permanent highway
miuuBn me aanas 11 win ne neces
sary to establish a snbgrade by ex
cavation through the dnnes and mak
ing sand fill across holes raad bv th.
wind, using flat easy slopes to the
siaes oi excavations and embank
ments, on which slopes caliche, which
is to be had in abundance near Mona
hans and Judkins, will be spread.
Covering The Sand,
a temporary measure, prior to
creased Za percent over what It was
last season. Farmers are enthused roreadinsr caliche th. h k.
" in piace oy tne use or shinnery
with the idea of planting more wheat
since tne Hoover ronn of payment has
been instituted. The farmers feel that
S2.2A per bushel for wheat i. & fin.
dividend on their crops. They expect
10 mi mortgages ana get on the high
way to prosperity."
LOSS I t-LORENCE FIRE
$10,000; MUCH MAIL BURNED
Florence, Ariz.. Sept 12. Damage
r pproximating $10,000 was done by
'be afternoon blaze that destroyed a
I. rpe adobe building that housed the
T" ?toffice and the printing establish-r-tnt
of the weekly Florence Blade
i'ibune The village has no water
t-m and little could be done be-
ii ffnrts at salvage that had to
considerable quantity of mail
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QO BfOc Y0 WER.
MEAT PACKING INTERESTS
CONFER WITH HOOVER
Washington. D. C. Sept 12- Repre
sentatives of the meat packing and
cattle producing interests of the coun
try met with the food administration
today to discuss the question of short
age of meat aqd rising prices. Cattle
raisers he last week for a conference
with the food administration and the
department of agriculture expressed
the opinion that meat prices could not
come down so long as production de
clines and a big export demand con
tinues. The food administration intends, if
possible, to stabilise meat prices
through operation of purchases by the
grease wood and bushes or small
weed-like growth of oak sprouts,
found abundantly in this area. Caliche
will be used in thick layer or about
ten inches thick for width of 15 feet
to carry traffic. Instead of caliche,
if clay can be secured at a low cost,
it may be used in surfacing the slopes
and in the lower course of the road
About six miles of the 20 miles of
the sands Just referred to l. in
couniy. aner leaving which the road
is usually a good road for automo
biles, but somewhat sandy in spots.
There is some travel .nllahi. k...
caliche will probably have to be' used
Through Midland and Martin coun
ties, and, in fact, throughout this
Kunay wei oi aweetwater, automo
bile roads are senaratMi fmm w..
roads, the wagon roads being graded
iv.ua uuii uemme oaa ln wet weather
The automobile roads traverse pas
tures and at fence lines cross cattle
Cup rock Road Leads to rialns.
Chaves county has set aside J1500
for improving the road from Ros
well to Vaughn. X. M, and J10 000
to take care of the road to the line
of Lea county, whence it will run to
Lovington. The state highway com
mission. Mr. Clayton said, had sup
plemented thta with S1A rtAA in,l 1...
the federal government with $:o.fnii I
giving a total or i4D,voo for a gravel
pike from Roswell to Caprock. 50
miles. Plains roads radiate from there '
to the Panhandle, through Lea county. 1
Among the men of Texas and New
Mexico who have evinced great in-
terest in the Amarillo-Roswell-KI
Paso shortline are C. C. Cagle. C. M.
Farnsworth and J F. Hinkle. of Ros
well: J. W. Stockard and Judge Adrian I
Pool, of EI Paso, and J. I Xunn and
Porter Whaley. of Amarillo. The Ei
Pasoans present at the recent 07ark
Trails meeting at Amarillo were en
thusiastic for the completion of the
shortline project. I
8 Less Than Three Weeks Remain 1
I of The Boston Store's Sensational I
Doors Open Daily at 8:30
Early and Avoid the
allies, lui i wuivu win mure D ' :;uaras. ine road Is arrnaa iinrit.
turbed ground and consists merely of
i ma maae oy auto mo
NEW MEXICO HAS 136,000
ACRES PLANTED IN BEANS
Santa Fe. X. M., Sept. 12. The latest
compilation of the department of ag
riculture credits Xew Mexico with
126.000 acres in beans, a gain of 212
percent over last year, the Increase
being largely due to the work of the
state council of defence. Of these
126,000 acres, 83 percent are in pinto
beans: three percent in ordinary
white: three percent in soy beans; one
percent each in red kidney and Tep
pary beans, while nine percent are
in varieties not included in the above.
Gun repairing our specialty. Allen
Arms A Cycle Co. 404 X. Oregon St.
Stomeze Takes El Paso By Storm
Hundreds Are Taking this Remarkable Prescrip
tion. There is Nothing Like it for Stomach Ills.
Demonstration Causing Intense Interest
Not in a great many years has one
man created such intense interest, or
has any remedy been praised so high
ly and been the subject of such favor
f ble comment as has STUMEZE. The
rowd of afflicted who daily visit
-The STTMEZZE Man- at Star Drag
Co.. 222 Mesa Ave., are growing
targer every da1. , and one need only
j-per.d a few moments near the STU
MEZE demonstrator and he will be
tully convinced that this medicine
produces all that is claimed for it.
mons the crowd were many of our
leading citijens and when I remarked
to ' The STUMEZE Man" tl at it ap
rnred as though every person in K!
V u had stomach trouble, from the
k- of dings, he said: "About !0
tt .f th- people in every city 1 ,
t 1 - Ftomach trouble in some i
f .- ri.ary forms, and this pre-1
r" rot enly a godbr.d to
them, but hundreds upon hundreds of
nervous, run-down, anemic, ambition
less people, have found to their great
delight, that .STUMEZE helps nature
to help herself. They have stopped
taking strychnine and other poisons,
and are taking this great digestive
t nic. It puts their stomach in shape
to extract all the bodv nourishment
from their daily food. The Black Med.
icine Company hae sent me here to
teach people how to live and enjov
life. They have seen the eood STU
MEZE has done for so many others
that they wjnt every sick man and
woman in El Paso, and vicinity, to
call on me and learn all about this
Master Prescription. My time is neces
sarily limited, as I am booked ahead;
but I shall be here long enough to
give eery ailing one an opportunity
to pre me .tn-i try thib bletsed rc-
bile wheels, and they are maintained
by dragging or left entirely undis
turbed. The road is better graded through
out Howard county and for the most
nart surfaced with a good gravel
which is found at various points
along the road.
The road through Mitchell county
for the most part is of a sand-clay
The road through Nolan county is
... ucw oi extensive im
provement. Iload Surfaced IVIth Oil.
The road through Taylor county
throughout most of Its length is a fine
gravel road, part of which has been
surfaced with an asphaltic oil with
excellent results. Jmba v r r.
"hln"r Informed me that as a main,
tenance measure Taylor county is
wrinnug io ireai most or Its princi
pal grave hiehwav. ,t.
and, although the work heretofore'
done was made with an asphaltic oil
luuru loan aa percent, that they are
contemplating for convenience in
application the use of a Si percent
Prom Abilene we went to Albany
ov'f road passing through Urge
not improved, iiowever.
the county is now at work fencing the
rightofwav and grading the road to
Albany. They have recently voted a
bond Issue sufficient for their present
Road Work deeded.
The road acrom sAnh.n. .
""" nine improvement, but we
were informed that a county bond
issue would be carried for improving
Palo Pinto countv rnnri. ..t?
graded and to a large extent have
been surfaced with gravel.
Our inspection .nrtd t r:....i
Wells on this trip. On a previous trip
on June 25, the writer inspected the
road between Fort Worth and Mineral
Well3. In Parker county, on each side
of Weatherford. the road is fairly well
improvea. Dut lor the most nart i in I w
need of considerable amount of grad- P.o? 1 1
inc and surfacing icilhtr
Tnroush Tarranf countv the road is' Pa
" t ciU-nt ciiik'iik.u and 5!irfi.d in M I''1'
7"-t v lb a fir't clis3 anhjl!..
macadam. In Dallas countv the road '
is surfaced, but in part is badlv w. n m
and in urgent need of maintenance. I
Koad building materials abound in
El Paso. Hudspeth and Culberson
counties. The road traverses mis r.t '
quaternary formation, where I'valde1
and Reynosa gravels and sands and j
clay deposits are found. This is in '
part hilly and mountainous country. I
with rock hills abounding in gravel,
granites, limestones, sandstones and !
quartz sites are easily accessible
Coat Of Jlnlldln-. I
The estimated cost of building the
road to EI Paso west of Fort Worth ,
In explanation of some of the low
costs of surfacing set forth in this
estimate, i oeg to state that In many
cases road surfacing of poor quality
i-s (,-vutvwf".c:u in some sections ot
tne west, since it is deemed permis
sible to use materials in the dry and
arid climate with satisfactorv results
that would not be permissible" in parts
oiiBtmiesuujeruo greater rain fa I
The annual average nrecioltatinn at
e.i i'aso is less man one-third of the
precipitation at Dallas and evapora
tion takes place at a much greater
rate than precipitation, so that the air
is dry. ana tms dryness inhibits chem
ical decomposition so that limestone
gypsum and caliche can be used to a
far crreater extent fn. maA K..tl.n
nurnoses here than in ..l , ... t i
Importance Of IIIghTray.
The importance of this hizhwav to
Texas can not be overestimated. KI
faso and its wonderful resources i
connected wun .New Mexico with ex
cellently improved highways, but is
cut off from the rest of Texas bv the
21onahans sands, rugged hills" and
mountains lying south and southwest
of same, so that El Paso is practically,
in a commercial sense, a New Mexico
city. mis mgnway would serve!
HiMi Buieway to new
Mexico and Mexico, and that part of
the United States between Texas and
the Pacific ocean. It would furnish
an open highway to tourists all the
year round, one that would not be
closed during parts of the year bv ice
ano snow, sucn as nappens on trans
continental routes through the more
Cost Of Road.
The summary of construction mat
of the Fort Worth-El Paso highway
Palo Pinto 120,41-
Eastland , 12C.M
Ector . .
All Women's Furs Go At Exactly Cost Price
i's Suits, Coats and Dresses at S7.95
en's Wool Suits and Overcoats at Half
All Men's Trousers NOW at Exactly Half Price
All Carpets, Rugs and Linoleums At Cost Price
Trunks, Including Wardrobes, At Cost Price
Boys' Wool Suits and Overcoats Cost Price
Men's, Women's and Children's Shoes Less
Women's and Children's Hosiery, Underwear
Silks, Dress Goods, Wash Goods Underpriced
Children's and Infants Wear at Half Price
All Women's and Children's Hats at Big Savings
Laces, Embroideries and Trimmings at Cost
verything in the House MUST GO AT SACRIFICES
-HOME OP LOW PRiC&gr-
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E. SAMBRANO, THE NEW OWNER"
nTXi;n OYEIiLAXD & STAXTOX STS.