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EJL PASO HERALD
Monday, Dec. 20, 1920.
Madrid. Spam. Dec 20. (By the
Associated Press.) Although Mar
quis de Leml Spanish foreigrn min
ister, was non-committal when qnea
t joned regarding the reports of an
mportant treaty having been con
c uded between Spain and Great
""rita'n, there is Inclination in pollti
circles here to stfve credit to the
indications -which have found puhnc
t v rece ntly that Spai n i n tends to
1 rak away from the isolation which
-is been her policy since the restora
nou of the monarchy. The foreign
-imiFter'8 informal statement was
rat he was unable to give a definite
rppjv to the inquiry regarding the re
i orted Anglo-Spanish treaty, bat he
remarked that the relations between
'he two countries were of the most
. --r-jial nature.
London. Eng . Dec 20. A Renter
riispatch from Madrid reports official
denial by Foreign Minister de Lea of
recent rumors that an Anglo-Spanish
alliance had been concluded.
Swedish Treaty Knfterf.
Stockholm. Sweden, Dec 20. Spain
Parii, Franc. Dec it. Fire mon
uments made from an identical de
sign, are to mark the crest of the ad
vance made on the French fronts by
the first American division m Its five
most Important attacks. They are
now completed ana reaay to oe set up.
They are seven feet high and the
bases are concrete pillars surmounted
by a shell on which Is the American
eagle. Bronze plates bear the names
or the officers and men of the divi
sion killed in the attack for which
each memorial stands.
The monuments will be set an at
Caatlgny. Bnjancy. Saint Mlhlel,
Saint Jtrrln and Sedan. They were
designed by Jo Davidson, tne Amen'
three month's notice of the
nation of the Spanish-Swedish
commercial convention in operation
as to 38 rereent Discount.
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America Suddenly Faces
Latin Union Led By Spain
Colby's Trip to South America Probably Due to Revelation of
Strength of Big Combination Promoted by King Alfonso
Has Already Shaken up Situation in League
of Nations and Other Gatherings.
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EW YORK. Dec. 20. Negotiations
between the United States and
Japan over exclusion laws and
Asiatic policy are at a delicately bal
anced stage. The Mcrtcan problem
presses for decision as president Obrs-
gon assumes power aud begins to
nana noon some of the Issues which
have irritated the two nations. Britain.
prance and italv are taklnc- extremely
important decisions on the future of
tne Near East, in wmcn America nas
declared itself an interested party.
The league of nations has been strug
gling with world problems in which
we have a vital stake.
Tet at this moment secretary or
state Colby leaves his post in Wash
ington for a Journey to South Amer
ica. He win be away for weeks and
he will have only the wireless and
the foreign controled cables tor com
munication with home. President Wil
son. It is true. Is able to exeretse a
certain measure of supervision ore'
foreign affairs, but there are many
aspects of the big situations on which
only the secretary of state can pass.
Then, why has Mr. Colby gone? The
official announcement explains it is
necessary that he return the visits of
the presidents of Brazil and Uruguay.
But Gen. Pershing could have done
that as well, if it Is merely a matter
of courtesy. And there Is no hurry
to return the visits of the prince of
Wales and the king of Belgium.
Big Combinations of Latins.
Perhaps the answer will be found
in some widely scattered 'circum
stances which have been quietly
cropping up in world politics within
recent weeks. They have startled the
statesmen of some of the big powers,
because of the proof that Spain bad
quietly formed an Incipient league of
Latin peoples within the league of na
tions and that the new combination
was determined to have a real voice
In the future conduct of world affairs.
This combination has already brought
about some dramatic upsets at Geneva
and elsewhere. It undoubtedly has,
made Washington sit up and take
vigilant notice because of Its un
deniable threat to the Monroe
X do not pretend to know aU the
bearings of this highly irapertant. in
ternational development, but here are
some ox tne en MX circumstances xnax
have come under my notice: ,
ill. Information was zrren to cer
tain highly placed Americans more
than two months ago that king Al
fonso was working rapidly for a real
union or tne ims nun speaking peo
ples, which shosds offset the power of
the English speaking peoples and
other noaslhle jrreems. His aim
to unite the Iatln-Amerlcan nations
nnder Rnaln'a leademnln so that In all
international gatherings they would
act as a soira oiock wrcn weu oeunea
policies. Conferences took place be
tween his forehra minister and the
envoys of Cuba, Argentine. Peru and
Chile in wtuca proparauons were
made for united actfse In the Geneva
conference, the International postal
conference in Madrid and the confer
ence of chambers of commerce.
Show Power at Geneva.
CD. First evidence of the strength
of this movement came in Geneva,
when the solid block of Latin states.
making its deals wita otners, iook
nine of the twelve chairmanships and
vice chairmanships of the six com
missions appointed by the league of
nations assemoiy. ur tnese xonr went
to South America. Britain, with all
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the best candies in most attractive packages. This year
put on your Kst for finest candies a few people who will
appreciate them but who seldom are able to get them..
The same applies to HIM m Cigars, Cigar Humidors,
Cigar Holders, Cigar Cases, Cigarettes,-Cigarette Humi
dors, Cigarette Holders, Cigarette Cases, an Italian or
French Briar Pipe, Tobacco, Tobacco Pouches in fact
everything of quality for the smoker. J In addition we
give Praam's Profit-Sharing Coupons exchangeable for
"S. & H" Green Trading Stamps.
its six votes and great delegation, got
only one place.
(). At s dinner given by the Ar
gentine delegation at Geneva to the
Spanish delegation all the South
American representatives united In a
message to king Alfonso, in which
they said they were "gathered to
show their affection" for the Span
iards and expressed their "warm sym
pathy and best wishes for the pros
perity of Spain and the royal family.
King Alfonso, in his reply, spoke of
the "nations to which we are united
by ties of traditional and fraternal af
fection which I hope will become
(4). Infanta Fernando was sent by
king Alfonso to attend the celebra
tion of the 400th anniversary of the
discovery of the straits of Magellan,
which was an occasion for marked
expressions of Spanish sentiment In
South America. Senor Rodriguez,
bead of the prince's suite, made this
frank statement in Chile:
"The task of bringing about a Spanish-American
rapprochement Is one of
the ideals of kins Alfonso. I believe
Ihe spirit which animates count de
Leon in the league of nations as
sembly is the result of dose contact
with king Alfonso and has for Its
purpose the putting into effect of
king Alfonso's ambition to bring
aoout a complete union or interests
and ambitions of all nations of Span-
Spanish Colonies Take a Hand.
(5.). Spanish colonies in South
America have asked that they be per
mitted to elect members of the par
liament in Madrid and the govern
ment is seriously considering the ldea.
(). Under the patronage of king
auuumi hi pope xseueaict. a semi
nary for missionaries who are to work
in South America, has been Inaugu
rated la Spain. No secret Is made of
the purpose to establish apostolie
vicaraies unaer spanisn clergy m all
the Spanish speaking countries, with
tne idea 01 spreading Spanish tallu
(7). In reporting the results of the
universal postal comerence at Ma
drid, the Associated Press correspon
dent Said: "The ontetandins- feature
of the gathering was the making df
a pact, outsiae the universal union,
between all the countries of the west
ern hemisphere and Spain, whereby
they become one postal territory, ex
changing postal consignments at the
same rates aa obtain in the domestic
mails. When the agreement became
public the European nations took some
time to realize Its importance, after
wnicn there were hurried consulta
tions, but these had no effect on the
((). In the sessions of the cham
bers of commerce of the world, which
nave oeen trying to work out methods
of better business cooperation, the
Latin nations have again been found
acting in close accord.
(). King Alfonso Is to make a
great tour of South and Central Amer
ican states next spring or summer, es
corted by a naval squadron. Cuba
will be included in the tour. Madrid
despatches say: "His Idea la to pro
mote a Spanish speaking entente, so
that the countries forming it will
exert combined action in the future
in a diplomatic way."
Reply to Anaio-SaxeaUm.
There are two excellent reasons
why the Ijatin-American nations
should drift toward union with the
older LAtin nations and especially
They fear an Aneio-Saxon combina
tion for .control of the world's af
fairs. They fear the "Colossus of the
North" which is their name for the
United States will uss the Monroe
doctrine to rule all the western hemi
sphere. They- beheld at the Paris peace con
ference the spectacle of premier
Lloyd George and president Wilson
dictating almost sverything that was
done of a practical sort. They saw
Britain carry off the "lion's share"
of the spoils in the eastern hemi
sphere. They did not fully trust onr
Ideals and there were manv rumors
that president Wilson. In the secret
sessions, had made bargains to make
certain that the United States should
have Its way In the west In return
tor giving Britain her way In the
east anu in isurope.
I have never found anv foundation
for aueh lepoits. but they have wide
belief. They have ben heloed elnnar
oy tne strong onusn campaign in
America for combination of the two
nations to set the world aria-ht. The
Utterances of the British ambassador
and other propagandists have not been
lost on tne Latins.
IBraong the Latins is the one that an
arrangement had been made at pans
whereby we are free to enter Mexico
without British opposition. Large bod
ies 01 tnese people Deiieve that tne
least we exacted was hegemony over
all the nations bordering on the Ca
ribbean. They expect to see us march
into jsexico. goooie up ventral Amer
ica and Panama and then bee-tn to
absorb Columbia and Venezuela. From
that vantage point, according to this
carefully propagated idea, we would
Insist on supervision of the rest of
KInc Alfonso AMe Stateeman
When to this feeling was added the
fear that the Anglo-Saxon peoples
will get together and rule all the
others by the weight of their mili
tary and financial power, the oppor
tunity was presented to Latin states
manship to form a new and powerful
combination. Alliances are always
built on fear.
King Alfonso was the shrewd
statesman who seized the opportunity.
The world has been disinclined to
take seriously this descendant of a
line or kings who nave oeen noted
more for profligacy and corruption
than for qualities of leadership. But
before be is through he la likely to
write his name large in history.
ax tne ena or tne war Spain round
Itself with such riches as It never had
had before. With these riches, the
king is directing the effort of his
country to reach out for a higher
standing in the world or trace ana
finance He is a keen business man.
Big Americans who have gone to
Spain with the idea of entering Into
deals for the development of that
country Have found the chief person
tney naa to aeai with was tne mon
arch. And when they have met him
they have found him not only highly
Informed about matters in Spain, but
about their own affairs, their
methods of doing business, and Amer
ican business and ways generally. He
is a big thinker and shrewd bargainer,
as much Intent on restoring the power
of his people as kaiser William was
wren uermany. r
207 San Antonio St
1 15 Texas St
CLARA SMITH REPORTED
READY TO SURRENDER
(Conttnee d tr-wia Base I.)
tlon tf. after an investigation, it waa
enaent tnat she is not planning; to
avoid his acents.
u-ttHBaftiw sto-ry uent-M.
Fort Worth. Tex-. Dec 20. W. P.
KcLoan, Jr., member of a Fort Worth
law nrm which announced recently
It had acted In an advisory capacity
to members of the family of Clara
Smith, today said the slrl was not
in Chihuahua as reported. He added,
however, that she is in Mexico, and
woo us surrender within a ween or
10 days. The place of surrender has
not been arranged. Mr. McLean said.
XBW TRADE COMMISSIONER.
Washington, D. C. Dec 20. John F.
Nugent, of Bois, Idaho, was nominated
today by president Wilson to be a
member of the federal trade commission.
larceta Post Station
. PLEASE SHOP Df THE MOKNIJfG
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Qe Stoke pion Gift
Dry Goods Company; Inc.
1 Beautiful Christmas Store wf
Our Entire Stock of Boys9 Clothing Goes
On Sale Tomorrow Morning
CLARANCE sales always occur in
January. This year we have decided
to hold this sale in December. This gives
parents an opportunity to simply at an, under
price the immediate needs of the boys, also
to provide Christmas gifts.
rE offer our entire stock of boys smls.
vf renal, mackinaws. sheen lined
coats, sweaters, wool underwear and knick
erbockers. You will find everything in the
Clearance Sale to fit boys from 7 to 18
years of age.
Sale of Boys' Suits
N THE following eight groups of si yo wS( find jwt tie !
abo fed drat ibese ate the most radical redociioes ever offered 1
ance Sale (3
Regular $15.00 values, dear-
Regular $18.50 vabes. Clear-
, MAIL ORDERS.
Out f'tsnra parents should rea
lise t&is Is the opportunity to
supply Christmas gifts tar boys.
rot or wits you want. You wiH
a boys' dotirag before CbubBas.
Regular $22.50 values, dear-
Regular $25.00 vabes. Gear-
Vabes to $42.50. Clearance
Attention, High School Boys
Long trouser suits $2750
"HIS is one of tie biggest ttesas m the entire tala. These traits eotne ia sises 15 to 20 Tears of age.
Toese suits were especially designee lor sxuaene sna lor uojm weo are nansf issnr urs ana;
trouser stats. Fabrics are both beary and nednrm weight ia serviceable aU t r p y-v
wooL Both single and double breasted styles are effered in a full range of f I 11
pattern, to ptease the boys. Priced at 8' 7
SPECIAL NOTE Ia adJdtion to the above specUfcv an long trouser suits at a higher price have
been radically reduced.
Overcoats for Juveniles,
Boys and Youths
VALUES that every parent of boys 3 to 18
years of age wfll appreciate- You win find
hudreda of fine overcoats to make a sebwtion frees.
faaUoaed in p";'"'''11' styles of ebJaehiTJas, tweeds,
kerseys and many other materials, Colors are blue,
brown, green, gray and heather mirtmes. The prices
Regular $1250 raises,
Beealar $15-00 values,
Regular S16.J5 values,
Regular 519.75 values,
Regular $Mj0O valet.
Clearance Sale price $ 8-75
Clearance Sale price $10.75
Clear asce Sale price $1175
Clearance Sale pike 314.75
Clearance Sale pace $18.75
Clearance Sale price $2X75
'At V4 Off
THESE are Viade of good taraesmsw nateriaja.
Extra heavy weight from makers that rank
among the best in the cuuutiv. Values so remark
able as these will be appreciated by both mothers
and boys. These are nude in practical styles with
shawl and convertible collars, roomy poeketa, belts
aU around and buttons to the neck. AD sizes from
7 to 17. The following are the reduced prices:
Regular S IO.75 mackinaws, Clearance Sale price $ SjOs
Regular 512.75 mackinaws, Clearance Sale price $ 9-55
Regular $1-1.75 aaddsaws, Clearance Sale pike $11.05
Regular $1645 ssackinaws, Clearance Sale price $1x55
Regular $18.75 raackuiaws, Clearance Sale price 3H.05
Regular 5JH.50 rnackfcaws, Clearance Sale pike $18.40
THESE suits are made of all wool jersey doth, all
wool serges, tweeds and velvets, eassimeres and
corduroys. All are-well tailored ia Oliver Twist, middy
and Eton styles. They are practical and attractive
sorts for little lads 2 to 10 yean. The reduced
prices are: $535, $7.50, $1175, $12.73, $13.75.
At V4 Off
THESE faiiekerbockers are made of serviceable
fabrics such as cheviot, cassimere, homespuns,
tweed, worsted, blue serge and other durable fabrics.
They are well made in every detail and wiO give good
service. Sse to 18 years. Prices are:
Regular $150 values, Cfeareace Sale price SL85
v Regular $340 values, Oeaxaace Saks price $X2S
Regular Kkso values, Clearance Sale price $60
Regular S-4-00 values. Clearance Sale price $3J
Regular $540 values. Clearance Sale price $3.75
Regular $640 values. Clearance Sale price $4-50
THESE sweaters are made of varan. seldom found
at these special prices. They come ia service
able all wool and wool mixtures in pall -over and
sweater coat styles. Solid colors and heather mix
tures, also combination .colors. Sizes for boys 2 to
18 years. The prices are:
Regular $ 2. 50 values. Clearance Sale price $1-95
Regular $ S-00 values, Clearance Sate price $340
Regular $ 6.00 values. Clearance Sale price $345
Regular $ 7 JO values, dearauce Sale price $-L9s
Regular $1050 values, Clearance Sale price $7 JO
' Regular S12J0 values. Clears nee Sale price $9.75
Boys' Wool Union Suits
THESE union suits are all standard brands, such as
Globe, Munamg, Herode, Chalmers, DoofoM and
others, liade of fine yarns and come in silk and
wool, cotton and wool and wool worsteds. Sixes for
boys 2 to 18 years. Prices are:
Regular $XJ0 values. Clearance Sab price $1-95
Regular $540 values, Clearanne Sale price $2.45
Regular $5-50 values, Clearance Sale price $245
Regular $440 values, Clearance Sale price $3.45
Regular 54.50 values, Clearance Sale price $34s
Regular $540 values, Clearance Sale price $4.45
What the B09 VTaA ftr
TN ADDITION to tbe special
- Clearance Sale items Boted,
we call special attention to the
two Christmas items for boys:
The Popular Boys' Store on the
4th Floor is better nrepaisd than
ever before for the big eonand
of boya ties for Christmas gifts.
Never before have our stocks been
so large, so varied or attractive.
There are hundreds of patterns in
many colors and made of shsseest
silks. The values are exsajasvat
nary. The foSowfng are the prices:
3SC, 50c, 65C, 9se, $ui, JL35
A bath robe is
chilly morning and eveninfa ihe
boy can keep warm in these bath
robes that are made of heavy flan
nel and are known for llm so ill m
they give. Sises 2 to IS yean.
Priced $50 and up.
Oar entire sfoc$ of bofj Itead
Tsear at reduced ptka.
We have just received a car load of Sacramento mountain spruce and pine Christmas
trees; These range in price from 50c to $1.50. Texas Steel Annex
And, we simply re
peat what We hav said
before. "The "final
find the Popular amply
Leave Vast Estates
Bangor. Me., Dee. IS. As aggre
gate of more than llt.SS4.eee was left
by the mnltl-mllllanaire lumber
kings who have died here within the
last three rears, accord log to inven
tories to their estates filed fn pro
What is believed to be the largest
fortune ever accumulated In this
state was left by John Cnsaldy- It Is
estimated at ;.ee.l9e. cassia?
came from Ireland with a sack on
his back. Besides his large lumber
interests he was a banker and had a
wholesale 13000x7 and other business
Dr. Thomas O. Coe. a obrsiclan. left
an estate of la.eea.0e9. He owned six
entire townantps in nortnern
Joseoh P. Rasa, newsoaner nob-
Usher, waa also beavfls- interested In
timber, leaviag an estate of over
Frederick w. H11L known as the
"Silent Smith.' of Maine, owned large
pine forests In this state and also
accumulated money from western
timber. He left more than 32.;00.000.
Watrnea Repaired Now.
All makea, even the smallest.
Martin & Son. 14 E. San AnT.onio.-Adv.
The late empress Eugenie left an
estate valued at more than $10,000,
Negroes Are Reluming
From Jobs In North
Juliette. Oa- Dec 10. Letters re
ceived from some of the negro la
borers attracted by high wages In the
north indicate that many of them are
anxious to come back to their Georgia
According to the otters, many of
the factories are either shutting down
or cutting down their forces of work
men, and as a result many nave been
thrown out of employment, and with
cold weather coming, things are be
ginning to look serious. One negro,
who waa a prosperous farmer for
yean before leaving here, begged his
former landlord In a letter to pay his
transportation back home, and said
he would never again leave the sonth.
The lure of high wages la the
north Induced many negroes to leave
Monroe county, bat It Is believed most
of them sre planning to return. On
account of the labor shortage on the
farms, many of the landlords have
offered to help them return.
SPANISH CORTES WARNED.
London. Eng., Dec 20. Represent
atives of the great powers in Madrid,
lead by Col. Joseph Willard. the
American ambassador, have prepared
a warning to Spain to the effect that
they view with disfavor attempta of
certain elements in the cortes .to
strangle foreign enterprises in Spain
through high taxation and other
means. It was announced here today.
Beautiful Christmas trees. 50c p
Popular Texas street Annex Adv.
"Blue Law" Agitation
Opposed By Legion
New York. Dec ze. "Blue law"
agitation Is not meeting favor among
members of the American lesion, ac
cording to expressions of protest re
ceived In letters at national head
quarters and by the American Le
gion Weekly. A number of strong;
protests have been addressed to Lem
uel Bolles. national adjutant who ia
now In New York, urging that tbb
legion take a "positive stand" par
ticularly against those who would ban
that old friend of the soldier, the
Mr. Bolles denied the legion con
templated any official action in the
Its Not So "Dry"
Way Up In Maine
Houlton, Me.. Dec 10 The liquor
has grown to spch proportions here
that charges are being openly made
that those In authority are not en
forcing the law. it is claimed that
conditions are so bad In certain sec-!
tions of this town that It la not safe
for women and girls to be out alnn
after dark. Judge Archibald's court
is crowded daily bv defendants! ac
cused of violating the Volstead act.
Prohibition advocates claim liquor Is
being peddled in a most open manner.
There Is also evidence of ram-rnn-
ning" across tne border 1
You. Boat Neea to Stciisa, Gripe
or Sasrvete Ye-arteM to
You're bilious, sluggish, consti
pated. Ton feel headachy, your stom
ach may be sour, your Dteatk bad.
your skin sallow a ltd you believe yen
need vile, dangerous calomel it start
liver and bowels.
Here's my guarantee! Ask yonr
druggist for a bottle ot Puitsen's
Liver Tone and take a ssMMarfut to-nla-ht.
ir it doesn't start rear Bver
and sttaighten you right ua better
than calomel and without gilpina or
making you sick I want you to go
back 10 tne store ami ajos your
Take calomel today and saineiien
yon tiU feel weak and siek and
nauseated. Don't lose a day Take a
spoonful of harmless, vegetable D-d-son's
Liver Tone tonight and wake
up feeling splendid It le perfectly
harmless, so give it to your children
any time. It cant salivate a a.