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Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1918.
EL PASO HERALD
Chancelor Colvin, Club
Speaker, Dwells on Busi
The business men's luncheon club
was addressed Tuesday at the noon
hour at the Sheldon hotel by chan
celor H. M. Colvin, of the College of
the City of El Paso, In the second of
s series of eight lectures he Is giv
ing the club on business economies.
Each lecture Is independent and deals
with Industrial conditions and
The first lecture reviewed the his
tory of industrial development In
United States and Europe since the
industrial revolution in 17S0 np to the
present war conditions and explained
the unasslmllated foreigner and L tV.
i?. Ism and Bolsheviklsm in American
economic life. Tuesday's lecture
dealt with consumption and produc
tion end the Involving of the laws
of supply &nd demand thereunder,
taking up value in use and exchange
of commodities, the place of land and
natural resources as well as labor and
capital In modern Industry, and the
reward that must go to their
Refutes Socialist Claim.
The speaker refuted the claim of
Socialists that capital should not he
rewarded with Interest and explained
the government view as to those en
terprises that should continue with
greater energy to build up a com
munity, notwithstanding the war. to
prepare for the industrial war to fol
low the military war.
It was announced that chancelor
Colvin would lecture next Tuesday
noon at the Sheldon hotel on indus
trial reward, taking up. in connection
with corporations and business or
ganization, profits, rent, interest,
wages, value and price and the money
and credit exchanges attendant there
on. Forbes Parkhlll, secretary of
the club, announced the extension "of
dining table would admit of two more
members and it was voted that appli
cants' would be received by H. R. Me
Cllntoek. 01 MORE TCSCANTA
IfAJIES ARE PUBI.ISIIED
Washington, D. C,' Feb. 26. A par
tial list of the officially reported
missing and unidentified dead of the
troop ship Tuscan ia, lssned today by
the war department contains 61
names, all previously having been in
cluded in the Associated Press unof
ficial list which still contains seven
names on which no reports have been
made by the war department
Opera Star Who Won Heart Of King
Of Spain Comes To United States
Leafy Loaf of Bread
Reveals Whisky Flask
Kansas City, Mo, Feb. 26. Local
postoffice employes noticed a leak
ing package, and one of them In
vestigated. He found two loaves
of home-made brown bread. One
of them was very damp. The end
dropped off and a broken pint
bottle of whisky was found in a
hole scooped out of the heart of
the loaf. The package was ad
dressed to a Camp Funston soldier
and read: "From a friend who
knows what hardtack is."
HEK BV leWG
By TTEXRT G. TVAI.ES.
T ABIS. France,, Feb. 26. "Aa re
J voir, my love; think of me as thy
devoted and affectionate ser
vltor, as being thy lover is not
humble enough for me before thee."
Such a farewell message might well
quicken the heartbeat of any girl who
received it, even though it were
penned by the most insignificant of
men. But signed as It was with the
royal autograph of Alfonso XIII.,
king of Spain, it created the deepest
emotion In the breast of Mile. Gene
vieve Vlx, risen from a simple Breton
girl to prima donna at the Royal
Opera house in Madrid.
For ehe who had passed a luxuri
ous, golden be jeweled year 'as the soul
affinity of the scion of the house of
Bourbon had not believed when she
fled precipitately -from his arms in
the little chalet outside Madrid, that
he loved her truly and that he re
carded her more deeply than as s
wonderful, beautiful plaything with
wnicn ne mignt pass nis time wnen it
Comes To United States.
Mile. Tlx has since come to the
United States and has become the
bride of prince Cyril Xarischkln.
third cousin of the deposed czar of
Russia. The prince was but recently
divorced and his bride was formerly
the wife of a Spanish nobleman whom
"I must leave you." she had told
king Alfonso last spring at their
farewell meeting In the dainty villa
near me capital, wnere ne naa iw
1 cannot continue thus. J been sitting. "Did you catch that all
PniTnindmif or a ranntess , rlght" he demanded, irallv.
ics, qui x can i smoKe unm aner
xne performance," said Mile. Vlx.
"I must go now.' said the actress.
"I hope 1 may see you again," said
the king, and he returned to the royal
Later there aDPeared at the anart
ment'the same officer of the Guards
who the nlgnt before had carried the
king's note to Mllle. Vlx. He men
tioned the fact that his monarch was
anxious to meet the actress again
soon and Intimated that the meeting
be elsewhere than In the Royal Opera
To Sleet At The Chalet.
It was not until after she had left
him left his country and gone to the
French Riviera that his adamantine
will broke down, crushed under the
weight of his love, and that he poured
out his soul to her in a series of let
ters Which reflected with terrible ac
curacy the tragedy of his heart, the
desperate . yearning he had for her
and the gnawing Icnesomeness that
filled his days ana nights.
"I remain here all alone, with my
heart filled with remembrances of
thee . . . and my sole thought is
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always of tomorrow manana. With
out faith a man wishes for nothing.
Jiow, I have faith again, thanks t
tnee. Thou nast a soui so aaoraoie,
and I begin to understand it so fully
that it pains me grievously that so
cial conventions prevent my proclaim
ing opemy my sentiments tor tnee.
If love were free to do as it Dleased
men and women would not consider
remaining with one another unless
they really loved.
Brings Jewels Alfonso Gave Her.
Mile. Vlx has with her In America
all of the masntflcant Jewels be
stowed upon her by Alfonso for his
agents ransacked the gem marts of
the world seeking diamonds, pearls,
rubles, emeralds- and sapphires for
It was midnight on March 20. 1916.
at the premier performance of
"Thais" at the Royal Opera house in
Madrid that season that the king first
cast eyes on Mile. Vlx. the pupil of
Jean de Reszke, direct from the lead
ing conservatory or Paris.
The audience rose to its feet, there
was the customary ripple of applause
as the king came into view. But the
king did not resoond with his usual
salute. He gazed fixedly at the new
prima donna the French girl who
held the center of the stage, deliver
ing the title role of "Thais." his fa
Breaks All Precedents.
And ehe she had broken all pre
cedents by falling to stop in the ren
dition of her role to bow to the royal
box when the kind entered. Perhaps
she did not know of the unwritten law
which required artists as well as aud
ience to greet the monarch oz tne
"So that Is Mademoiselle Vlx." he
At the intermission the king, ac
companied by an old and trusted com
panion, also an onicer in tne- noyai
Guards, unostentatiously left the box.
The officer rapped sharply at the door
leading -Behind" to tne stage, it was
opened and the pair walked directly
to a private boudoir in the right wing,
which was always reserved for his
With all the ardor of a young- of
ficer of the Guards, and quite casting
aside the dignity, aloofness ana stern
ness of royalty, the king wrote a
Tou are charming In the role of
Thais, which is my favorite opera.
I should like to nave tne nonor oi
meeting you. , Alfonso R.
The King's companion earned tne
note to" the actress, but returned in a
Cannot see Tne King.
"Mile. Vlx Is sorry." he said, "but
she connot come here to meet you
now. She is changing her costume
and her coiffure, and will scarcely
have time to do so before the curtain
goes up for the next act. when ehe
must appear on the stage."
A change came over the face of the
king, for a second there was a quick
transition from the dashing, eager,
gallant to the Imperious, spoiled mon
arch, taught from birth to command
"Delay the second act, close the
theater!" cried the king. Impetuous
ly, the volatile blood of the Haps
burgers leaping into his veins at the
thought a whim or a fancy had been
crossed. Then "No, never mind; I
shall go to Mile. VIx's dressing room
myself and meet her. It will be quite
King Goes! To Her Drnilii: Room. ,
When the king entered the star's
dressing room Mile. Vlx was sitting
before her dressing table clad In a
filmy cream colored silken neclle-ee.
One of the large kimono sleeves had
caught over her shoulder, leaving the
right arm bare. The negligee was un
fastened In front and dropped to a
deep V, exposing her throat and
chest She was barefooted and bare
legged, and the gold, brocaded mules
she had kicked off when she sat down
were beneath the table.
Mile. Vlx did not rise as the king'
approached her. In fact, It was pru-
dent that she remained in a sitting
posture, as the diaphanous filmy neg
ligee, which seemed to be her sole
raiment, was dangerously translucent.
"I am sorry," she said. "But 1
could not spare even a minute to go i
lu meet you.
"It is nothing," he replied. "This is
much more Jolly, meeting you here."
The chief "dresser" held up a hand
to the actress. "It Is time. Mademoi
selle," she said. The hair dresser ex
hibited curious symptoms of wishing
to begin work on her coiffure and
crossed with a fearful timidity of the
"Fetch the screen." commanded
Mile. Vlx. and one of the maids
aragged a three aider screen from
against the wall and set It around the
chair In which the king sat.
King Envies The Barber.
"It seems to me that there are times
when being a hair dresser surpasses
being a king." remarked Alfonso,
gloomily, and he could hear the big
blonde barber tittering at the Joke.
"May I smoke?" asked Alfonso from
the depths of the screen, and when
permission was granted he tossed a
gold tipped cigarette of the royal
brilnrt AVP. fA Inn rtf thA cmnn In
Ithe direction where the actress had!
"Let It he at the chalet, the Wnrt
villa, at X , only an hour from
Madrid by motor car," euggested this
officer. "We shall be TCaltinir for
you," he added, and the rendezvous
was fixed for the next afternoon.
King Alfonso was eagerly awaiting
the arrival of Mile. Vlx when her
limousine arew up at the gates to his
country property next afternoon. He
showed her about the handsome es
tate and then they had tea and toast
and cakes together In a secluded bal
cony looking out over tne valley.
It was growing late and Mile. Vlx
was to appear that night In "Manon"
at the Opera house. She snrcrested-that
she must be hurrying back to Mad-
-uui you will return to see me
soon." demanded tho king, and no one
could mistake or fail to appreciate
the'note of eagerness in his voice as
he bent toward the actress for her
"Yes, soon, perhaps tomorrow," she
"I shall be here waiting for tod
tomorrow afternoon," said the king
iiu ne Kissea ner nana xareweil de
votedly. Mile. Vlx became a constant visitor
iii mo utile cnaiet, tucked away on
a mountainside, lean thnn in miio.
from the capital. Frequently, when the
Program did not demand her presence
At. mo wycia nouse, sne spent tne
week end in the country and rode
horseback and mntnr .mi ti,A h
hunted Tilth the happy young mon-
For a year they lived thus, the little
Brenton girl, who had developed Into
the wonderful opera singer, charming
the Spanish king so completely that
he was lost without her. Occasionally,
wo uau id uaaria on visits
to other ends of his realm h tola.
graphed her almost hourly and sent
her many letters.
But she was discontented. Palled by
.u-uij nun opienuur, weigntea down
with gold and Jewels showered on
her by her royal admirer. Mile. Vlx
became blase to things earthly. Ahead
she saw no future for her as royal
favorite: she thought of tho years of
her youth slipping away while she
pinned her faith to a man ehe could
So she went away.
PUMP FALLS FROM WAGON-
AlAotiba MAN'S FOOT BADLY
Louis G. Sllva, 1017 Fifth street.
juimuiiy injurea Monday after
noon at 305 San Fnnclsn fi-
nuiits no was unicaaing a steam
pump. When the pump fell from the
wagon and hit his light foot, one of
uis ioes was masnea off and the foot
badly mashed. Ho was taken to the
emergency hospital and treated by Dr.
John Hardy and later removed to
Hotel Dieu by Dr. Hugh & White,
who was called in
Silva Is an employe of the Pomeroy
HOG ISLAND BOOKS TO
BE EXAMINED CLOSELY
Washington. D. C Feb. 26. Exam
inatlo nof books and records of the
American International corporation In
connection with the building of the
shipyard at Hog Island will be started
lomorrow oy expert accountants of
the department of Justice.
C Carroll Todd, assistant to the
attorney general. In charge of the
Inquiry, will go to Philadelphia to
morrow with the examiners, who for
tne last wees: nave investigated rec
ords of the shipping board.
FACE AND HANDS
Also Had Blackheads. Two Cakes
Cuticura Soap and One Box
of Ointment Healed.
"Pimples and blackheads formed
until my face and hands were covered.
The pimples were small,
hard and red, and they fes
tered. They were scattered
over my ace and my hands
were inflamed and swollen.
The pimples were very itchy
"Then I used Cuticnra Soap and
Ointment, and I used two cakes of
Cuticura Soap and almost one box
of Cuticnra Ointment when I was
completely healed." (Signed) Miss
Ola Sauls. Denton, Tex., June 25, '17.
Keep your skin dear by using Cuti
cnra Soap and Ointment for every-day
toilet purposes. Nothing better.
Simple Each Free by Mail. Address post
card: "Caticnrs. Dept. 11. Bolton." Sold
everywhere. Soap 25c. Ointment 25 and 50c
GOOD LAUGH BILL
Texas Grand's Star Per
formers Are Three Girls,
But Others Are Good.
There are calories of fun in the
"Three Melody Girls' act on the Texas
Grand vaudeville bill this week you
can fairly Hooverlze by getting value
for your money in one of the trio,
alone, who,. with' her voluminous base
violin-like voice and swing left Mon
day night's audience stamping for her
reappearance after the next number
was on. This "end girl" has all the
marks of a bora comedian and prom
ises to out reach Charlotte Green
wood, which Is some reach. The
beanty of It is, she doesn't seem to
know it If she'd let loose on a negro
dialect song well, you couldn't hold
the house. This team will have to
practice up on some encores for the
remainder of the run that's certain.
"God Love Ton," no matter how em
phatic 'tis said, hardly satisfies as an
encore. The girls wear pretty gowns,
and put pep in their dancing.
The Adanac trio all boys are
nearly as good In their musical act,
listed as "novelty instrumentalists
and harmony singers." The "Lucia"
operatic selection, with saxaphones,
made a decided hit with the first
nighters, who brought them back time
and again. The boys got real music
from a xylophone, and Interspersed
their act with a piccolo solo and popu
Amlgo Jackson and Ruby Doerlng
open the bill with a breezy skating
act curtain ringer. Their fresh look
ing togs are as nifty as their grace,
and they toe dance, one step and waltz
away, apparently having the time of
Dan Kelly and company, in "Young
Heads and Old Hearts" put on an
Irish skit that rings true. The "com
pany" is a blonde, who personifies the
daughter of a newly rich "brick
layer" who Isn't strong for this Man
hattan Heights gang of society bugs
who make him wear uncomfortable
collars and clothes that he doesn't
want. He doesn t care to be a missing
link; and look like a frankfurter, for
Instance. "Some men judge women as
they do a cigar," says Dan. "They
look at the wrapper, and pay no at
tention to the filler." Anyone but a
Dutchman is good enough for his
Bdythe Sterling, the mutual movie
star. In popular songs, some gowns
and personality, has a pretty head
that gets her by.
A pair of acrobatic entertainers de
luxe do a good stunt, Violet, the
horizontal barlst. being especially
clever and strong. Her partner
really" belongs to a skate act so red
is his nose. But he redeems himself
in his alligator tango, which Is bet
ter than anything South America ever
gave. His strong wrists are nis oreaa
The management put on an extra".
ONelll brothers, wno woman I De raa
If thev berran their act half way along
and cut out the Introductory talk.
Their music Is the most commenoaoie
part of their contribution.
The moving pictures are good, this
week. Including an animated, cniucen
enlsode that fairly cackles, and a
scenic film along the Yangtze, In
China. D. B. J.
MM WHITE HOU
ALL CHARGES WED. & THTJR. PAYABLE APRIL 1ST
Just Two More Day
GltCCIAX THE BELOVED TRAITOR
ilae Marsh will be seen in "Tne
Beloved Traitor" at the Grecian the
ater today for the last time.
This is Trill v a story witn iremen
dous heart appeal and one in which
thft contrasting scenes which show
the rugged life of the simple fisher
folk and the soft, luxurious lives oi
the swiftest of New York's smart set,
form a series of pictures gorgeous In
Mae Marsh, as ever sympathetic.
wistful, winsome and whimsical Dy
turns, will capture your heart com
pletely In this picture. She appears
as a sweet little simple girlie, whose
sweetheart goes to the big city and
there finds himself in the meshes of
Twine, women and song."
How this little cirl goes to the big
city and how, she eventually beats a
vampire at her own' game forms part
ox this xascinaung taie.
Today Is positively the last day
"The Beloved Traitor" can be seen.
Tomorrow the Grecian presents the
El Paso made photoplay. "The spread
ing Evil." Everybody in El Paso will
want to see this picture and in order
to accommodate the large crowds that
are expected, the Grecian manage
ment urges those who possibly can to
attend tomorrow's afternoon perform
ALHAMDItA EABXE AVILLIAMS,
Today is vour last chance to see
iarie Williams, tne popular vita
granh star in "In the Balance."
adapted from Phillip Oppenhelm's ab
sorbing novel. "The Hillman." A fa
mous star and a famous author make
this a true Vitagraph Blue Ribbon
winner The photography and cos
tuming Is beautiful. The plot is the
vibrant story of a reigning beauty of
the London stage, who's saved from
a shameful love mockery by a man
who has sworn to hate women. "Con
fusion to All Women" was the toast of
the Hillman. but he came down from
his frozen heights when the beautiful
actress needed a champion for her
reputation. Mr. Williams as John
Strangeway, the Hillman, apd Grace
irArmond as Lionise MaureL the
actress, are both particularly pleasing
In their respective parts. You just
can't help being pleased with this
Don't forget the special music to
accompany each picture. Adv.
WIGWAM GEKAUHXE FAltRAR.
Geraldine Farrar will be seen to
day at the Wlgwai. In "The Devil
Stone." This Is te picture's last
Tne Devil Stone" Is one of the
most Intensely dramatic productions in
which Miss Farrar has appeared. It
Is a story of superstition and of the
human passions. Love, hate, avarice
and deceit all have their parts in the
story. Miss Farrar is supported by
a very strong company, which In
cludes a number of the stars who ap
peared with her In "Joan the Woman"
and "The Woman That God Forgot"
Among them are Hobart Bosworth.
Wallace Held, Tully Marshall and
Tomorrow Franklyn Farnum. the
athletic and smiling favorite of the
Bluebirds, will be seen in a clever and
fascinating romance, "A Bough
SPEAK OF BENEFITS FROM
HIGH LINE CANAL PROJECT
A discussion of the benefits nf th
PrODOsed hleh line canal In th. iinn..
valley was the main feature of a
meeting of the high line canal com
mittee of the chamber of commerce
Monday afternoon. A forecast of the
coming report to be made by Louis
C. Hill, consulting engineer, who has
Just made an Investigation of the
matter, was also a subject under dis
cussion. Those present at the meet
ing Included Dr. Nathan Boyd, chair
man: C N. Bassett. vice chairman:
Robert Krakauer, J. W. Klrkpatrlck
and George R, LeBaron.
Does your houfce need painting?
Ask our paint man what to use and
now much it will cost. Lander Lum-1
her Co. Adv. J
OVER Two Thousand beautiful new Spring Blouses in
this sale. Shown in Georgette crepes, crepe de chines and
Wash satins. Plain tailored, lucked, embroidered and lace
trimmed models. Some pretty beaded styles. Otier 1 00 styles
from which to mae selections. Every new color, black end
while represented. - .
KfflS5. 12.98 Kf..f3.98 S?E..?498
$4.05 to $22.50
A WONDERFUL new showing of New Spring
Coats for Children 2 to 6 years and for "Flap
per" and Junior Girls. A big array of beautiful ma
terials, smart new styles and Springtime colors.
Mothers will be delighted with these new Coats at
$2250. $14.95. $9.95. A
$7.50 and t-?4.t0
"The Store of Service
ALL CHARGES PAYABLE APRIL 1
BURGES GOES TO AUSTIN ON
WATER DISTRICT. MATTERS
Legislation to put Into effect the
conservation amendment to the state
constitution will be urged by A: It.
Burges at Austin next week. Mr.
Burges has been appointed by the
El Paso water Improvement district
No. 1 as its representative to present
the matter before the legislature, and
every effort will be made to procure
the enactment of the desired legislation.
Mr. Burgess appointment was the
result of a meetlnc of the board of
governors of the water Improvement
district in tne orrice or the water
users' association Tuesday morninc
Previous to the district meeting, the
water users' association held a busi
MAY BE NO REDUCTION IN
RAILROAD RATES THIS YEAR
Garnett' King. general passenger
agent of the El Paso and Southwest
ern lines, is attending a convention
of the Transcontinental Passenger as
sociation at Washington. Mr. King
left Sunday evening, and is expected
to return to El Paso next Sunday.
Tourist rates will be the principal
subject of discussion In the conven
tion. It is understood. The recent
act of director general "W. G. McAdoo,
In discouraging unnecessary travel, is
expected to have an Important bear
ing on summer tourist rates, and It
Is said that there may be no reduction
In rates this summer. In any event,
it is expected that rates will not be as
low as is customary.
Assorted Cream Taffy
20c THE FOUND
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Everybody has to help. The housewife can
do her part in saving foodstuffs, that our
Soldiers and our Allies may have a suffi
ciency, and in saving coal, now so badly
needed io facilitate transportation.
DO YOUR PART
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