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Warm Delate Certain If
Convention Asfed To In
dorse treaty As Signed.
TO CONTEND WITH
Republicans Don't Know
Yet What They Are Go
ing to Do This Year.
By C. A. MARTTX.
WASHINGTON. D. C. May V-That
the league of nations will bo an
issue before tlie people In the
coming: national campaign seems
a.fmitelv pttljl 1, win k t. .......
uent wiison controls at 8an Francisco.
If B-yan and the anti-league of na-
vna erawo controls, it will be an
But the capital sees in the latest
lemocratfc maneuver that the ad-
"mnistratlon leaders plau to make be
rrce treatv and league of nations a
r atlonal issue for the voters to
This s forecast in the declaration
vestrdiy by senator Hitchcock, who
.a.frf-u mat "tnre is to oe no ob
struct'on or filibuster from the
iemocratic side and T do not antid
paLe anv extended debate," referring
u luo utMisre resolution aecianng
Poaee with Germany.
TVttson's Veto Certain.
Vr Lodge opened debate upon the
"eslntion yesterdav and It seems
to be the Democratic plan to let
xhe Republicans pass it and then let
the president veto it and go before
thp people for a final decision. Ad
ministration leaders at the capital
re aarisd that they need have no
unci talntr as to the president's n
tntion recording; his action on the
Knox resolution. The president will
mo the resolntion promptlv More
over It is not hs dsire that the
Temocnt should filibuster aealnnt
the resolution cr dbat it further
than to reasonable set fnrtn their ob
ictinns to It and point ont it in
de raH 1'ty from the administration
Tn hi vet infMe prenMent
TTilMin. I m saM. wfH tnkrWr-'' -
las -to fwtir Ms anrnmMrtB In
behalf ef a leacme f nation an4
trill tnakr another vtnsiiwc ap
peal to the country far Ms Indorsement-
It wHI probablr
rome at n time whn hi words
nty be expected to sink Into the
minds vt the delegate te the
Democratic national convention.
In outlining their belief that the
president would veto such a resolu
tion, administration officials recalled
h is letter to senator Pall, of New
Mexico last summer, declarinr that
to make a separate peace womd he a
sta'n on the nation's honor They
said thev knew of no reason to be
1 eve that the chef executive had
vhamred his mind. That the treaty
t til become an issue at San Fran
lco there is little doubt.
T an Interview chairman Cura
miuB t the Democratic national
i o-rtmittee In sneaklne of the neaee
treaty savs "there is but one dear
path of dutv it la likewise the path
of honor and ofpeaee and of perma
nent security. The path lies straight
before us and consists sinrplv n
ratifying the treaty of peace which
ou- companions In arms already have
rat fled. The more the matter is te
bs,ed the mere It will become ap
parent that here are no substitutes
fo- the requirement of plain dur
and American honor."
Crommlngs to be Keynoter.
T scosslng this phase of it, the
Washington Star says editorially
' Mr Cnrorainge is to be the keynoter
s Sai Franc' sco Will he take this
lin there Ts the convention to be
asked to Indorse the treaty and in-
Continued on pace 4, column 4.)
To Spend $20,000 For Repair Work
On Old Federal Building In El Paso
By G. A, MARTIX.
WASHINGTON. D C, May fi. Kl
Paso's old federal building will
be repaired, bnt the repairs are
rot to be as extensive as had been
Congressman C B. Hudspeth's bill
to appropriate I50.HH for the work
Tins k"led in committee, but the com
mUte in reiorting out the sundry
civil appropriation bill informed tbe
congressman yesterday afternoon that
J 0 000 would be spent putting the
first floor in shape for occupancy
t ban the paragraph appropriating
S33" 00 for remodeling federal building-s
was read, Mr Hudspeth asked
-a hat had become of his sill for El
Paso Tbe chairman replied that,
' notwithstanding the Texas congress
ran s splendid showing before the
committee in behalf of the SI Paso
cl Alz. we disallowed It, but this lump
appropriation permits the treasury
department to spend as much as
$20 000 in tbe repair of any one build-
ig and the El Paso building, being
row virtually useless so far as the
first floor to concerned, will be among
tose to rece've attention."
"Then " aaked Mr Hudspeth, ram I
to understand that J 10.00 will be
spent this year upon the EI Paso
T-at is my understanding, said
Do You Know How A Show Is
Whipped Into Shape For You?
READ the Week-Esd Herald, Magazine Section. G. A. Martin stopped
orer in Baltrstere to see two new attractions worked on by the authors
and tells how the it it, getting ready for New York.
Surrounding cities often see shows fer weeks before Hew York gets
them and tells the world to opinion of them. Often they are rewritten,
whole arts changed, and often they are killed.
Ee also tells something of the talent that comes te EI Paso and where
the shows go after we see them.
Ihe article wiH interest ytfa. It is jnst one f the features yen will
alvaya find m The Week-End Magazine of The El Fase Herald.
Never miss the Week-End Herald magazine section if yon don't want to
miss something worth while.
$2,000,000 Will Be
Third Party Seems Certain;
Johnson Followers Will Be
Leaders In New Movement
By TJIYID LAWRE.CB
WASHINGTON. D. C May . Both
Republicans and Democrats
whose influence In their respect
ire parties is controling. and -whose
political Judgment is usually accurate
now are convinced that a third party
Primarv results In Calf .Virata
whwo Bcnaior rxiram joanson nas ae
feated Herbert C Hoover, has -
centuated the lines of noHtieal
strength as the time approaches for
the two big conventions.
Republican senators friendly to
senator jonnson concede mat tie can
not be nominated at Chicago They
say he la not really radical, but be
hind him are groups of voters wboe
support or the Repuolt -an ticket is
not so much based upon a conversion
to Republican doctrine as it Is upon
personal fondness for Hit-am John
son. To permit Johnson to be nomi
nated WOllld Insure tha domlnjttlAn
of these elements, something which
the conservative leaders f the Re
publican party do not welcome.
Johnson or 2fcoth.nsr
Put to fail to nominate Johnson
means a possible defection and a
third partv The California senator
nimseir may be persuaded to remain
J"?1 ro party, duj nis ioiiowing-
win not stay It's Johnson or noth
mg wttn tuem.
Preparations already are under
way tor a third party compoaeJ
of some of the element which
broke a nay in 191 and formed
the Progressive party, some of
the radicals vrho like neither the
Republican nor Democratic
parties the voters controled by
the chain of Hearst newspapers,
and blc groups who are Irrecon
cilably opposed to the ratifica
tion of tbe peace treaty, even
Many of the supporters of the third
parry would be drawn from the Demo
cratic ranks. It looks, for instance.
as if the Democratic convention will
not nominate a radical of the Bryan
type. McAdoo, Cox and Palmer, who
are in the lead for the Democratic
nomination, are more or less con
servative. They all favor the treaty
and league of nations. Disappoint
ment over the failure of the Republi
can or Democrataic conventions, re
spectively, to recognize the Johnson
or Bryan strength would compel their
supporters to torn eisewnere. xney
would be welcomed with open arms
in a tnira party.
Leaden oemand conservative
The Republican leaders themselves
would prefer to go to the country
this year with a map admittedly rou
serralive rather tlan a candidate
v, Ith a taint of radicalism that might
cause the bulk of the nation's voters
tn tnrn tn a Tip i i infra t tr vinArvativA
-Republican leaders are convinced
that the ffay of e-psHlsaeBt in Rv
rs.nsentrfftd cjnast poeiaUatsc tfeeorH-
sns h goaa wane aotne at mem
foresee) a third party, they do not
fear It. They are honestly convinced
that there are more Republican
voters in the country than Democrat?
today, and that the formation of a
third party would draw almost as
many Democrats as RepubHcsns and
when those dements have been sub
tracted from both parties, the result
ant strength of the Republican party
In each of the important states would
still be sufficient to carry tbe elec
toral vote for the Republican ticket.
Bnt in the Democratic camp the
third party is accompanied by a sense
of Jubilation and expectancy. The
Democrats are basing their hopes on
what happened In 1312. They think
a third party means an easy victory.
Of coarse, they are assnmlnR
that Hiram Jefcnson. if defeated
at Chicago, nil! raise a cry of
fraodr and the familiar slogans
of 1912. 4nd bolt the convention
and start m third party. They
imajElne a dominating personality
like Roosevelt will head a third
party and that Johnson will be
The Republican leaders will make
every effort to keep Johnson tn line,
and while they think a third party
Is unavoidable, they win try to pre
vent Johnson from leading it.
'Wood r Isovrden fcatl factory
So far as the Republican leaders
are concerned, they are satisfied with
the conservatism of Maj. Gen. Wood
(Continued on page 4, column 4.)
the chairman. -The bill limits the
expenditure on any one building to
The measure, which is now being read
section by section in the house, carries
an appropriation of $2t,0Oo for a new
boiler plant at Fort Stanton, J 10,000
for "operation, maintenance and con
struction' on the Carlsbad irrigation
project, and $1.0 OW for "operation,
maintenance and construction on the
Rio Grande project.
Whether the latter items will get
through Is a question. The house
passed the JXJ0.0OO appropriation yes
terday afternoon, from which the El
Paso federal building is to receive its
As the bill is read, congressman
Blanton. of Texas, keeps busy raising
objections or asking for explanations.
Wednesday afternoon, during a dis
cussion, a congressman raised tbe
point that in Pennsylvania wages are
too high to permit of federal build
rT call your attention to the fact
that this condition is not conllned to
the north." said Mr. Blanton. "In
Wichita Falls. Tcjl, the plumbers
have Just got a wage scale of $13 a
day. and each man must have a
helper and they are limited to in
stalling two furnaces a day where
formerly they Installed 30."
Red Delegates Regret Being
Forced; Still Fight Poles
T 7LADIVOSTOK. Siberia, May 6. An
Y arrangement has been reached on
the demands presented by the
Japanese military authorities, the
Russian delegates signing with great
regret, they said.
Announced In Tokio.
Tokio. Japan. Mav C A war office
communique says that a protocol was
signed at Vladivostok. April 39. the
rtnesians agreeing to me latest Japan
These included withdrawal for
distance of SO kilometers from the
Still Fighting For Kiev.
Warsaw, Poland, May 6. By the
Associated Press). Fighting between
tne roies ana uoisneviKi tor tbe
possession of Kiev, capital of the
Ukraine, continues day and night.
In tbe entire semicircle of the Kiev
bridgehead, the Polish Infantry Is in
contact witn tne &oisneviKi tnrantry
The Poles are slowly pushing back
the enemy in tbe face of machine gun
ana artillery resistance.
"Waiting on Ukrainians.
Paris. France. May 6- Advices re
ceived at noon by the foreign of
fice were that the Polish offensive
against the Bolshevik! in the Ukraine
say that the Poles could enter Kiev.
but are waiting to permit the Ukrain
ian zorces to be tne xirst to enter.
Twn lied Armies TJeatrave
Berne, Switzerland. May fi. Reports
mat two ttussian iiojsneviKi armies
nave been routed and virtually de
stroyed in the course of Polish and
Ukrainian offensive against Kiev
seem to be confirmed by dispatches
Bolshevik! troops were thrown into
a panic oy tne rapia aavance of tne
Polish and Ukrainian armies and re
treated precipitately from some parts
of the front, leaving large quantities
of arms and ammunition on the field
It Is said.
Ukrainian neasanta In terrftm-c- ohh
held by tbe Bolshevik! are said to be
WILL PAY NO ATTENTION
TO U. S. VIEW ON IRELAND
London. Sbe M., tt.im.t-
Lloyd George triii net take oogatz
ance of the menace from tbe Ameri
can congran on Ireland. This sort
of thing has eeamd to cause any stir
nere- an official at 1, Downing
street told the Associated Press to
day "We hare long since come to
brieve that reasons and messages
coming from America are political
maneuvers and that they do not
represent American sentiment. Con
sequently they have little weight."
T"ae new Associated Charities
building for which planTTiave been
completed, will be the most complete
place of the sort In Texas, according
to J B. Gwin, in charge of the work
The plans will be discussed at the
meeting at 4 OClock Frfdav afterashnn
of the building committee in the of-
iice or t; a. Stewart, chairman. The
members of the committee are Dr.
W. L. Brown, rabbi Martin Ztelonka,
Maurice Schwartz, Horace B. Stevens
and Mrs. A. Potter They are in such
conaiuon titat it ts probable they will
be adopted and a call for bids made,
so as to start work immediately on
Architect To Explain Plans.
Henry Trost, local architect, will
be present at the meeting and will
explain the plans which provide for
a brick or concrete building, accord
to tbe costs, 40x91 feet, two stories
and a basement, to occupy th 104
foot frontage lot on Oregon near
Third street. The first floor plans
include a vestibule entrance, two
dormitories, three separate bedrooms,
a dining room, kitchen and rest room.
The second floor will have a separ
ate entrance, as it will be exclusively
for the use of tubercular patients.
There will be a dormitory and two
sleeping porches, a separate dining
room and library, tn all accommodat
ing about 15 persons. Shower baths,
lockers, a furnace room and a fumi
gation room will occupy the base
Facilities Per Seventyflve.
The facilities are planned to take
care of about 75 persons, adequate
for many years to come. The plans
have been under discussion for about
six months. A sum of 30,000 Is
available for the building and lot.
the lot to cost about J 10.000
Miss Elizabeth Shaw has been ap
pointed as baby clinic nurse for the
Associated Charities and will have
charge of the summer baby clinic
and follow-up nursing work here af
ter May 15 She has been connected
with the detention home here and is
now In Austin where she is studying
the latest visiting nurse methods. Dr
L Given will direct the clinic for tbe
summer and will have a doctor as
sistant, as yet not appointed. The
need for adequate assistance is
evidenced by the 60 or 70 babies
brought daily to the clinic here dur
ing the summer months.
ORIGINAL OPERA HELEN E DIES.
Paris. France, May ( Hortenee
Schneider, S3 years old, the original
Helene in Offenbach's opera, "La
Belle Helene." died today
The proved circulation of
The El Paso Herald is nearly
twice that of any other El
& Paso paper.
Wood Carries Indiana By
Almost 10,000 And Gels
Neto Haven Convention
Wants Revision of Vol
stead Prohibition Law.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif, May 6.
belated returns from California's
primary of Tuesday ea"ly today
increased to 15,8t9 the lead of tbe
Johnson group of delegates over the
With all except 61 of the 5734 pre
cincts in the state heard from the
For Johnson delegates, 350,525, for
Hoover delegates. X93.C2&
The returns were from 57 of the
58 counties In the state.
The Hoover ticket continued to
lead in loe Angeles and two other
smaller southern California counties.
Indiana Wood's By 10,000.
Indian spoils, Ind, May 6. Gen.
Wood with a total of 81,574 votes,
apparently is assured of a Morality
of almost 10.000 over senator John
son, who has 7S.432. in the face of
unofficial returns from 8183 pre
cincts out of 3387 in Indiana In Tues
day's primary The 304 missing pre
cincts are in 14 scattered counties of
the JT In tbe state.
Gov. Frank O. Towden, of Illinois,
with a total of 36,682 votes con
tinues m third place, while senator
Warren G. Harding, of Ohio. Is
fourth, with 19.216.
General Wood, on the face of the
returns, has carried nine of the 13
congressional districts. Senator John
son won four congressional districts.
For Beer and Light Wines.
New Haven Conn , May 6. Revis
ion of the Volstead act so as to per
mit the manufacture and sale of beer
and light wines, was fai ored by the
Democratic state convention today A
recommendation or the state central
committee that the Connecticut dele
gation te San Traacisco be instructed
to vote as a unit was rejected.
Xlehtjraa Ballots Locked Up.
Waahtngton. D. CL. May 5. Forty
nine mail sacks contain'ns; ballots
cast in the Ford-Newberry senatorial
election tn Michigan are locked op
here today, pending a recount by di
rection of the senate. Other ship
ments are due later No time has
been fixed for beginning the cosat.
Michigan Pledged To Johnson.
Kalamoaoo, Mich.. May 6. Mich
igan's 36 delegates to the Rernhlic&n
national convention are pledged, by
the state convention, to use every ef
fort at their command to obtain the
nomination of senator Hiram W.
Johnson for president and to stand
by hbn as Ions; ax he has a chance
for the noBlnatien Four delegates
at large, two of whom supported
Wood in the primary race, were
chosen by the convention.
Blames Dry Law For unrest.
Trenton, N J.. May 5 Declaring that
the groat unrest in the country and
the drift toward radicalism was di
rectly due to prohibition, James R.
Nugent, of Newark, one of the Demo-
( Con tinned on page 4, column 5.)
NOT TO LET THE
XTTASHINGTOV. D C May 6 Ad-
fl miral William S. Benson, war
time chief of naval operations.
told the senate naval Investigating
committee today that both before
and during the war he had warned
rear admiral Sims not to let his
friendship for the British unduly in
fluence his official acta
Admiral Benson said be could not
deny that he bad told admiral Sims
in March, 1917. not to let the British
"pull the wool over your eyes, we
would as soon fight them as the Ger
mans' as he could not recall all of
the details of the interview
rontt Interpretation, He Adds.
The witness did say. however, that
a wrong interpretation had been
placed on the statement attributed to
him by admiral Sims and he added
that as a result he had been done
a grave injustice. He denied that he
was In any way unfriendly to the
Asked by chairman Hale what in
structions he gave admiral Sims be
fore that official first sailed for Lon
don, admiral Benson said he
Women Mercy Workers Ordered Out;
Oil Field Scene Of Near East Row;
BATUM. Caucasia. May S (By the
Associated Press) All American
women workers with the American
committee for relief In the near east
have been ordered Into Tlflls by CoL
William N Haskell, in charge of op
erations, as a result of the capture of
Baku by the Russian Bolshevtkl
A few women engaged in relief
work north of the Caucasus moun
tains have been sent here
Georgia has rerueed to permit Ar
menians to obtain oil. causing vir
tual suspension of railroad traffic
and consequent suspension of the
shipment of supplies.
If the allied forces do not take
control here, it is argued. Armenia
may form an alliance witn itussia.
Chrome Deposits In Serria.
Rele-rad.- S.rvii. Mav 6 Chrome
deposits sufficient to meet the world's
demans have been discovered in Ser-
El Pasoans On California Tours This
Going Bac to Mama
Because of Chicago
Famine in Houses
CHICAGO. I1L, May 6. Man7
young Chicago couples are
moving back to live with
mother, because of the house
shortage, says Maj. H. 5. Standish.
of the Chicago Tenants Protective
IS REVEALED IN
Brother of Dead Captain
Tells of Visit to
DHMING. N yu May 6--SJow, un
sparing and sure were ths fin
gers of the law which today un
raveled In the district court here the
tragedy knotted skeins of the two
lives Involved in the trial of Mrs.
Maude Doster. otherwise known as
Maude Can fie Id. and also as Maude
Detail by detail the alleged illicit
relations that existed between the
pretty, neatly dressed defendant who
sat weeping before the jury, and the
bite CapL Wade Doster, were told by
John Doster, brother of the man
whom Mrs. Doster is accused of hav
ing killed on March 8, this year, in
Columbus N. M. These details were
brought out under a rapid fire of
questions put by J. S. vaught, dis
Aged Father in Court.
Led bv the crosecutor. the witness.
the younger brother of the dead cap
tain, told of his efforts and those of
his aged father, to break up a rela-
uonsnip wnicn tney aeciarea was no;
only illegal and unconventional, but
which was certain to end in a tragedy
As he told his tale of a love that did
finally end in tragedy and in almost
aounie tratreay. tne iatner. inatre
Frank Doster, formerly chief Justice
of the supreme court of Kansas,
broken with irrlef. sat back and trave
occasional fragments of advice to the
The first time John Dotser ever
saw the woman on trial, he said, was
wnen no came to uoiumous on wea
nesday night, February 11, this year,
in response to a telegram sent by
Mrs. Doster to Judge Doster, the dead
officer's father The telegram was
sent to Pasadena, where the elder
Doster lives. The telegram was sent,
it was brought out in John Cooler's
testimony, because of another woman
who had come into Capt. Doster's life.
And it was this woman, said to bo
Mrs. Lain Beckl-y. of SI Paso, who
figured prominently hi the drift of
things which led up to the present
Brother Telia of Visit.
On arriving In Columbus, the wit
ness said this morning, he went di
rectly to Capt. Doster's home, where
tne army man met mm at tne ooor
On beinar admitted, the witness said.
he first went to the kitchen and later
into the bedroom where he found the
defendant in bed. Capt. Doster, the
orotner saw on tne staaa. rntroduced
Mrs. Doster as his common law wife.
The following morning, the witness
said, he went to the Doster horns ta
Columbus again and talked to Mrs.
Doster about her relations with the
I pointed out to her," the witness
said In substance, "that her relations
with my brother were Illegal, im
moral and should be terminated be
fore they resulted disastrously for
both. I told her that my brother's
aged parents had a first claim on
him, as did his two children, which
were nothing more than babies. I
asked her to go away and not dis
continued on page 5 column 4.)
HE I1E0 SIS
BRITISH FOOL HIWI
cautioned him to be careful of his
conduct in view of the delicate situ
ation and to remember the United
States was still neutral.
"I felt very strongly regarding the
situation and probably used very
forcible language to impress on him
the seriousness of the situation, but
what words I used I cannot recalL
the witness said.
Admiral Benson added that If Sims
said he had been told not to let the
British pull the wood over his eyes it
would "have to go at that."
"Cant Deny It Under Oath.
Ton do not deny It? asked the
"I cannot deny it under oath." i
piled the admiral, "I deny the inter
pretation that bas been placed or at
tempted to be placed on it. I don't
think anything could have been more
conifdemiaj than my conversation
with admiral Sims."
"How could you say that we would
as soon fight the British as the Ger
mans? asked the chairman.
"Merely as a figure of speech to
Impress on him the seriousness of his
task." was the reply
Their Fuel Supply
vla. It is announced bv the Ani.Flan
advisory committee to the Jugo Sla
vlan government. The discovery was
due to the gratitude or natives who
brought large quantities of the ore
to the American Red Cross hospital
at Prizren after being gtven treat
ment. Mining machinery taken by
the Austrians is expected to be de
livered soon and will be sent to the
ore deposit, which will be developed
immediately It Is said rich veins of
lead and cinnabar have been found In
the same region.
Can't Trade lth Allie..
Moscow. Russia. May 6. Resump
tion of intercourse between Russia
and allied countries Is at present im
possible. Red officials say.
They take this view as a result of
Polish offensive and the stand taken
by premier Lloyd George, of Great
Britain, against receiving Maxim Llt
vlnoff as a member of the Russian
delegation for reopening trade relations.
War Risk Expert Makes
Public First Figures of
$325,000,000 A YEAR
Dr. Rucker Explains These
Men's Future Is Wholly
Up to Government.
NKW YORK. May 6. There are
Ml 90S veterans of the world war
! ndent on the bounty of the
Uniteo States for futnre existence
at annual cost of IKMM0.0OO. ac
cording to Dr W. C. Rocker, c lief
medical adviser of the bureau of war
risk insurance, who reports this
number discharged from the army
and navy with disabilities.
These figures, said to represent the
first authentic tabulation, were made
public here today by tbe committee
for aid to disabled veteran, and
referendum on the bonus.
Dr Booker's report shows that
there are at least 76.SSS cases of
neuropsychiatrice disease among the
disabled discharged men. as follows
Endrocrinopathics. 4821: epilepsy,
6S65: psyehoneurosis, 1S.S4; Inebri
ates. 1S58. insane. 11.511: feeble
minded. ZZ.BJS. constitutional psycho
In addition, there are 46.110 cases
of tuberculosis; 75.000 surgical cases,
S2,S69 eye, ear. nose and throat, and
"To these figures," said Dr.
Rucker, "should be added enough
men to make 041,900, which is be
lieved to be the maximum number
discharged with disability."
LEAGUE OP 'VATIO'VS TOW
TO CONSIDER DISAIIMAMEXT
Washington. D C May S. A full
program awaits attention of the coun
cil of the league of nations, due to
assemble In Rome May 14 for its
fifth meeting An outline of prepara
tions shows that first steps are to be
taken toward carrying ont such pro
visions of the league covenant as in
ternational disarmament, publication
of all treaties entered Into by league
nuunlier. Dlans for the first meeting
of the league assembly, admission of
new memDers ana many ouier aixair.
BILL TO PAY EL PAS0ANS
IS SENT TO PRESIDENT
Waahincrton. D. C Mary 6 Resre-
sentatlvo Hudspeth's bill to pay 371.-
000 to persons injured ana to neirs
ol tnose Killed in ai i-aeo oy stray
bullets from Juarez during the
Madero revolution has passed the
senate and been sent to the presi
dent. The original bill appropriating
the money several years ago had
errors in It and payments were held
up by the war department until the
Hudspeth Dm correctea tne nusiaKes.
City Will Pay
For Burial Of
City funds will be used to pay the
zunerai expenses oi tj. a. AnrooDa.,
a Mexican youth who waa killed sev
eral nights ago by being struck by
a motorcycle on wntcn speed oizioer
Scberer was pursuing a speeding au
tomobile along Magoffin avenue. The
officer was injured and is In the hos
pital. A petition by Arredondo's rela
tives for the payment by the city of
the funeral expenses was presented
at Thursday's regular council meet
ing and was Immediately granted by
mayor Charles Davis and the alder
men. Routine business was the only oth
er work transacted at the meeting,
which was followed by a second
Joint conference with the public on
the 1920-21 budget.
City engineer W C Stewart's esti
mate of the paving cost of High
street from Oregon to Virginia street
Resolutions to hold public meet
ings on the budget were adopted.
The petition of John Sorenson to
blast on California street was
An ordinance establishing curb
grades on River street, between No
ble and Circle, was passed.
A netJtion from citizens residing
.near Alamo Park for more are lights
tn tne park was referred to tae coun
cil as a whole
An ordinance assessing paving costs
on Laurel street between Nevada and
Grand view, was adopted.
GRAND JURY TO INDICT
BIGAMIST AS MURDERER
Los Angeles. Callt. May 6. The
county srrana jury convened toaay 10
Indict Walter Andrew Watson, held
as a superblpamlst and alleged con
fessed murderer, according to the
NAMED ON TARIFF BOARD
Washington. D. C May 6. Samuel
W McCall. former governor of Mas
sachusetts, was nominated today by
oreeident Wiison to b a member of
the tariff commission.
-She Tiger." Allen Hale.
The Family Honor," Florence
"Just a Wife," Kathlyn Williams,
Roy Stewart and Beatrice Joy.
"Sex." Louise Glaum.
"Alias Jimmy Valentine, Bert
Thou Art The Man," Robert
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CASTRO LEADS TURN;
' CARRANZA NEAR END;
PAPITAI TRAINS STI1P
General Switches Allegiance After Giving First Chief
Last Chance to Have Bonillas Quit .Race, or Change
Important Members of Cabinet; Fall of Mexico
City Will Come in Short Time, Opinion of U. S.
TJ(7ASHRiCT0N, D. Ct May 6 Advices receherl today by agents texc
of tlw Mexican revolutionary movement said the Carranza garrison
at Torreon, under Gen. Pesario Castro, had revolted and that tne aty was
under control of the revolutionists. Celso Castro, a brother of the com
manding general, the reports said, has fled to Mexico Gty. Other advices
received by agents of the revolutionists said no trains were being permitted
to leave Mexico Gty and that the Carranza minister of railways had ordered
all available rolling stock concentrated in the capital.
-'-' s Way Gonzales Turned.
Huerlas Old Favorite,
Mexican Dancer, Gels
30 Days as Shoplifter
DETROIT. Mich, May L Senora
Maria Voltaire, said to have
been a leading Mexican dan
seuse and a favorite with the late
president Vtctoriano Huerta, today
began serving a sentence of 30
days for alleged shoplifting.
SEEK WAY TO
Mexican Presdext Wants to
Compromise With Revo
lutionists. THAT president Venustiano Carraa-
za, of Mexico, is endeavoring to
effect a compromise with the
revolutionists was indicated In ad
vices received Thursday by TheodzOo
K: Bertrssa. cootmeretel agent eUTfste
Uberai Coosutsuouaiist party at
Aguirre Berlanga, secretary of the
interior In the csrrmnsa eantnet, has
conferred with Robles Domlnguex.
recognised lender of tbe opposition to
the present government, ta an at
tempt, it was said, to save the coun
try from revolution. No Information
was given as to the result of the
Nuevo Laredo and Monterrey, both
in the border state of Nuevo Leon,
were menaced, according to Belt
Sen. Pablo Gonzales, condidate for
the presidency of Mexico, who re
cently revolted from the Carranza
government, and generals Sidronio
Mendes and Manuel Gonzales are
preparing to repel attacks that may
be made by federal troops, it was
said. Sosio Robelo, Salvador Gonzales
and Gustavo Klizondo have declared
their adherence to Gen. Pablo Gon
zalez. Plan March On Capital
Mexican IiberaUst troops from So
nera and Chihuahua. 10.000 strong,
will be sent against Mexico City as
soon as the organisation of the ex
pedition can be brought about, ac
cording to an announcement by Jesus
M Cues, former federal judge of the
Juarez district, now in charge of the
transfer of funds from the Carranza
government to the revolutionists.
The army which will march on the
(Con tinned on page S, column 4.)
Citizens Approve Annual City Budget
After Slight Deductions Are Made
jN doslns this budget public
J. hearing, permit us to again
assure you, Mr. Mayor, of the
hearty approval of taxpayers of
thin step you have taken In pro
vld.ni; a bndsret public hearing.
Tbla is the flrt time we have
had s ebance to openly see what
the problems and the costs of the
city are,Tos have given na this
chance before the money la
pent. W e have questioned m
few of the Item of expenditure
In this budgets but your expla
nation has pretty well satisfied
urn nm to the necessity of tbe
expenditures you propose. If
this budget is now lived within
we assure yon taxpayers vrlU
have no Mklek en this year's
management of the city.
-It strikes us that thin budget
public hearing which yon have
Inaujcurated, Mr. Mayor, has
been the means of bringing the
eltlsens and the public officials
closer and more intelligently to
gether upon matters which vitally
Interest ns all, We think that
this public hearing ha been a
fine succeas and vre want to see
your administration get credit
fer making these public hearings
no event which will come to pass
in all future administrations.
Cont you In some way make
these public hearings a yearly
The foregoing is an excerpt from
a communication read Thursday
morning to mayor Charles Davis and
the city council by J alius Kraknuer.
representing the City Taxpayers
Economy league, at the close of the
two day public discussion of the 1930
21 city budget, which was practically
given complete "approval by citizens
who attended the meetings.
Through suggestions made by busi
ness men who were oresent and the
city officials themselves. aoDroxi-
rmately 139,000 was deducted from the
Sl.691.730 41 budget at Thursdays
sessions. This included a lacislon to
postpone the bulldlnsr of a S12.000
comfort station in City Hall park.
the saving of 96190 in garbage dis
posal expenses, the saving of $9600
In various Items under the fire de
partment and a reduction of $1429
inionnauon today tnrougn off r a,
channels was that before leaving
Mexico City to join the revolution
Ists. Gen. Pablo Gonzales had con
ferred with president Camnxs. and
Ygnacio Bonillas, ambassador to
Washington. He demanded that
Bonillas witndraw his eandidanr r
the presidency of Mexico and pro
posed the calling of a convention a
which neither Gonzales or onjMas
would be a candidate.
Both Carranza and Bonnlas r
fused to accede to this proposal. Gar
sales then demanded hat Carranza
make certain changes n his cabinet
but this the president also refused to
do. Goxuales then left Mexico Cit
with a large number of his follow
Waiting Carranza' Fall.
Washington, D C May 6 ff
cial Interest in the deveiopmen
of the polltieai p hosts oi th
sweeping1 revolution in Mexico 1 .a.3
been stimulated by government re
ports which con tin tie to indicate a
rapid weakening of Carranza s grip
Agents of the state department
have studied carefully the announce i
program of the rebels and the pub
lished assurances of Gen. Alvaro
Obregon and other leaders of the re
volt, that a more friendly attitude
toward foreigners will be adopted.
Agents of the revolution here have
refrained from making any overtu-es
to the United States government ard
It is understood no plea r epeeia
consideration will be made un 1 th
success of the ebtla is assured.
Then It Is Tp to the Rebels.
In the event that Carransa is fore- .
out, the attitude of the United States
soma officials say, will be shaped o
a certain extent by the rebel atti
tude. The progress of the revolatlMtarv
movement already is such that the
rebels are planning n early com
pletion of their program, which calls
for a selection of a provisional presi
dent "when Mexico City Is occupied
and a majority of the states ha.
adoDfted the olan of Asmz Prtrs '
The plan provides for the selection
of a "supreme commander" of th?
army 'within 60 days, or before June
tZ. Thus, more optimistic rebel read
ers insist that unless such a leader
is chosen quickly, the choice of a
provisional pres.dent may be oade
Capital Fan Expected,
Official and unofficial advcs
agree that revolutionary forces are
appearing with startling rapidity .n
almost all parts of the country a' d
that Steps toward their coordinafir
are well under way.
Army officers here who hae bee
studying the situation do not agree
that Mexico City will be taken witiun
a wees or to aays. out they are con
vinced that Carransa. will .mi .&,.-,
difficulty in extricating himself The
only available information from Mex
lco City was that he was making a
determined effort to get under wav
an expedition toward the north -j
reinforce the garrison at Torreon but
unofficial reports were that .he fed
erals there already had raised the
flag of revolt and placed their com
mander. Gen. Caesario Castro cade-
Revolt On la Tamaullpaa.
Advices from Brownsv iiie, T"taa
C Con tinned on page 2, column 4.)
in the proposed operating expenses
of the comfort station in San Jacinto
City Faces Problems.
How to raise the new oudget f and
which Is nearly ",399.000 larger than
last year's without increasing tbe
tax rata more than 32, or adding more
than fi percent to the valuation of
property. Is the chief problem co-i
fronting the city officials now
Taxpayers represented by Mr K
kaner and A. Schwartz went on re
ord as opposing the proposed charter
amendment to permit a maximuir
$2.50 tax rate under any circur
stances. What they do favor in case
the city Is not able to raise tbe extra.
money needed through the sale of
warrants at fair prices, is i J: tax
rate on a valuation of $71 0?" 000
which means a & percent increase on
the present 60 percent valutlor sys
tea. This raise of rate and valuation
would provide the city with the ad
ditional money to carry out h
budget as practically approved
Another suggestion, made bv mar or
Davis, which may even eliminate the
necessity for these items of Increaj
M that the clearing house. trhi
bandies the city's sinking funds, d
asked to permit the city to buy its
own warrants out of sinking fond."
now on hand Sufficient city mone
to do this Is on deposit in sm.t .
funds in local banks Th
said he would call on clearing nojse
officials next week to discus
matter, and Mr. Krakauer premises
him tbe support of tbe taxpayers
committee In the undertaking E.
Paso bas never purchased any of its
own warrants out of its alxucicg
funds before, and the mayor w l1
learn at the meeting with clear ns
house officers if there is any l-g
or financial obstacle in the way c
such a procedure.
Sees Good Investment.
A. Schwartz uggested that the-e
were enough firms and private iz
dividuals in El Paso who might con
slder the warrants a good mvea
ment to buy them from the citv H
himself offered to take $5000 wort
of them, and Mr Krakauer duplicated
the offer. Only about S176.000 wr i
of these warrants would hae to be
Continued on page Z, column 3.