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EL PASO HERALD
DO YOU EAT WHEAT? HERE
IS FARMERS' SIDE OF FIGHT
TO RAISE BREADSTUFF PRICE
JIMCHITA, Kans.. Dee. JT- Wheat
'V Growers' association ef America,
ubich has been cpnducting a
-in.iiaign te induce growers to with
i old their wheat from the market ua
t 1 prices are higher, plsns to have
'n'dwestern slates so v-ell organized
v. ,thia the next six months that the
growers will be able to control the
'rice paid for the 1921 wheat erop.
according to V. H. McGreevy, secre
tary apd threasurer.
The association new has a member
Mp of approximately 100,066 in the
- lates of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas anu
. breaks, and will be extended to
Minnesota, North Dakota and South
PuiMt la States.
ihe punpose of the National Wheat
'frowers' assielation ts te control the
.'tribution and marketing; of wheat
; i rough financial and selling agencies
f its own selection vt a price baaed
on cost, plus a fair and reasonable
profit ' sxld cGreevy.
Not only tte wheat growers of our
'fcat-iatien but the waeat growers in
-ereral are refusing- to sell any wheat
present prices except in eases
ere financial conditions farce the
- we For mere than 30 days we have
withheld our wheat pem tbe market
-r.til now a largrer number of flour
he are idle and the local and ter
m.nal elevators are nearly empty. Too
vheat grower feels that he hass prae-
cally accomplished what seemed at
first impossible, and Is now enoenr
igcd to continue withheldlns; Ms
heat from market in erder tnat a
price which is fair and Just shall be
fcaid him for bis labor and money In-
Mr. McGreevy objects te the use ef
the term "wheat strike" In referring
to the action of the wheat growers.
Hot Wheat Strike.
"Oar rrowers are net striking as Is
commonly meant by the terra." he
said "We are still towing and at
tending to tbe many arduous duties ef
t ie fans. We are only holding eur
w heat to be marketed at any time tbe
producer may think it at a fair pries."
The organisation was formed about
a year and a half age in southern
Kansas and northern Oklahoma. A.
S'aughter, of Manchester, Okls-, was
e v Terk. Iec 27. Belief that
"lonk EAStroau, who far two decades
ed one of the lower east aide's moat
; otorioua un ef thuya, was slain
as tha result of "gwg fend, today
f?t detecttvea en the trail of a score
of character! known to have boon his
associates at various times.
Eastman.' who wen distinction la
'he war tinder his real name, WI1
! am Delaney. and was restored te
-. .tjjenship by Gov. Smith on his
promise to "go ctralcht," was found
dead at the corner of Fourth avenue
"nd 14th street, within a block of
is eld underworld haunts, his body
pierced by fire bullets.
J. A. Ayers told rierters ho was
or of several persons who rushed
out of a restaurant, hearing the first
thot. in time to see four more shots
Tired at Eastman. He said the mur
derer bent over his victim a soomeat,
then ran to a 'air''!. and sped away.
In the dead man's Dockets were
146, a watch and chain and a 'Christ
mas ear a.
Vendetta Gnsed SUria-.
The police say they believe the
killinc was the result of a vendetta.
Eastman was the sen of wealthy
and indulgent parents. He chose as.
jus companions tbe sTaaretara of the
one time "toughest" district i New
vork. near 14th street and Third
A dozen years ajro the "Monk"
KsBtman eansr was comnoeed of run
en. burclars and drur addicts, and
t h Dollce claimed to have traced
score of murder mysteries to its sons
vi operation, xneir leaner, nowever.
ie-ved terms for lesser erimes.
Kastman last appeared on police
records in 11S, when he was sea
tenced to two years in prison after
pleadlna; milty to robbery. On his
release in Ucto&er. is it. he enllstad
:n the army La the 164th infantry of
ziin aiviEiooa ne mis was 4S
After the war he was honorably
discharged, but lacked the right of
citizenship because he bad been eoa
A:cted of felony. Gov. Smith, In re
storing the soldier's civic status,
tcted on tbe recommendations of the
regiment's officers. The letter of
i- eut. j. a- n.emean read:
"Durinr the attack on Vlerstaat
r.age, eiaatiaan was wotmoea and
taksn to a casualty cleartnr station.
He remained only three days, for
cpon n ean n it tnat tne reeimeat
pected to co into the Use attain, be
'cara, jomea nia company ana was
action throughout tbe Hlndenhurf
' 1 n e show. H! conduct was exem
?iary and he has never been reported
'or absence without leave or any
t Crfmiaal Seet.
Another incident related was that
Kastman, under heavy fire, had gone
over the top" on hands and knees
:th grenades to attack a Oerman
acclne gun nest. He sained his
Tbe holdinff fn $100,eee bail of
co. I. King, believed to be leader
f a criminal band of nation wide ac-
- vity. was a feature today in New
1 o-Vs crime situation.
King was arraigned on a charge of
ssault and robbery- Be is said te
ave confessed be directed the holdup
nd robbery of Henry Ptttel. wealUrv
tired real estate operator, ta Brook
vn. District attorney Lewis said he
ad Information King- Is wanted for
f fence committed In California and
n er states. He is said to have
"rved a seven-year prison sentence
fr conviction of forgery in Califor-
Kinjr Ingratiate himself, the po
' ce claim, with wealthy persons, then
forms accomplice, who "carry out
Fie men. charged with the assault
id robbery late Christmas night of
tmes Kay, Brooklyn cafe owner.
re held in ball each.
Negro Kills 2, Shoots 5
Whiles, Makes Escape
1V:lson. Ark-. Dec. 2T. Armed with
5 automatic shot gun and an auto
natic pistol. Charle Giles, negro. 40
ears old. is beUered to be hiding; to
37 somewhere near the Mississippi
.yjr atter killing- O. T. Craig, a Mis
.saippi coonty planter, and his daurh
fr. Mrs. Marbell Wilson, and Serlous
vJwSunttoS Cher's two sons, Dick
rd Hugh Craig Saturday.
Giles also fired upon and slightly
wounded three deputy sheriffs who
among thos3 who went in pur
suit of him. The negro was a share
rropper on the Craig farm.
Bloodhounds were unable to tollow
the negro's trail because of heavy
Freight Train Stalls;
Bandit Holds Up Crew
Kanass City, Mo.. Dec. 27. Difri
Jity piled on difficulty for the crew
of an outbound Kansas City Southern
reight trair. Not only did their train
' reak down i" a suburb, but while
th6 men were awaiting help, a bandit.
a .wu-guu one. ne:a mem up
ile brakeman f.rst occinied the
... -..tt.u.u i.iSt uixupin me I
a: d.l s nttention. While he was be- I
fr re' -ved of his watch and a sum
r- Tic rngme-f- and firf-man t
icu -li wui.cn
the orislnator and early nsamatar.
According to its promoters its growth
in the first ix months wag stow, bnt
in the last few months it has been
rapid until tbe mesatuwahlp baa
spread to every wheat gpewtse Mus
ty ta the few states eWaniied.
The feqr states new orpzalxed (Ne
braska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas)
in which a membership ef 1 00.060 is
claimed, base llft.lOt wheat growers,
according to Kansas board of agricul
Forty-five percent of growers are
members of the sssoalstianj according
to this. Mr. MeQreevy-s statement is
that mbeut 4 percent af growers to
the wheat seetiens of the states how
organised as memaers.
Knnr States' Production.
The four states produced this year
;3Z, ssk.se s Bushels eat or tne tetai
for United States af 7H,t,s bush
The addition of Minnesota, North
Dakota and South Dakota would
bring the production cp te xet,0J,
OOe bushels, or slightly toss than ens,
half that of the entire United States.
The Kansas state board af agriettf
ture recently issued a report en the
wheat in farmers' bands in K'aul
This year's Kansas wheat crop
amounted approximately to 145,060.
060 bushels, according; to a prelim
inary report. Growers now estimate
that of the total pspduetlea 51-4 per
cent, or 77,414.721 bushels, is still Is)
the farmers' hands. At about the
same data last year 3U percept, or
50,666,666 bushels was In possession
of producers, while in 1618, 11 percent.
or is.eee.oos buseeis, was reported as
held by growers.
"Chief anosr the reason ctven for
the unusually large amount ef wheat
in farm en' hands are the drastic drop
In price and the ear shortage. Re
porters indicate that probably 47 per
cent ef the wheat unsold would have
been marketed early had cars been
available, but that wbeat ts being
held mainly In hepes of sueh an up
turn is price as will return a profit
an exercise ef business Judgment
which should bo as free from criti
cism or excite bo more comment than
the action of say. a haberdasher who
decline to sell hats costing jie f9r
which his customer offers $&."
Havre, Moqt., Dee. ST. "Lone"
tlearsfe Wands erawled a salle with
the temperature at 10 degrees below
sere when his leg was fractured in
an automobile wreck north of Havre.
Be was unable te go farther aad
ended his life by euttins his threat.
Francis lost his appeal from con
viction on a eesno ox sresmngr noreee
and wax to report tomorrow to start
serving a prison term. ,
Under Soviet Regime
Constantinople, Turkey, Dec. ST.
D la patches from Armenia depict the
situation unaer we soviet retain e as
lamentable, owing to the food short
aare. EiarhtT carloads of Brain have
been sent to Srivan. the capital, by
The 11th Bolshevik army went
without a bread ration so It might
be given the workers and peasants
o( soviet Armenia, the dispatches say.
HEART DISEASE SUDDENLY
KILLS MRS. W. H. BISHOP
Mr. W. H. Bissep, Tf years old. of
" ifurasno street, was stricken
suddenly with heart disease while on
her way hem from her son's house,
leel Myrtle avenue, and died Sunday
night, soon after the atUsk. Besides
"J"?"4- niT!T,B flT "
A. R. Schorup. T. T. Bishop and A. J.
Bishop, ef XI Paso, and W. W. Bis.
hop and Joseph Bishop, of Shreveport.
Xuneral arrangements will not be an
nounced until the outoftown seas ar
rive. MANY MOURN OVER DEATH OF
MRS, FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ
Vnnersd services for Vra. Fruidim
C. Rodriguez were held Sunday at
Guadalupe church in Juarez. About
Zooo persona were in the funeral pro
cession, which was one of the largest
ever held in Juarez. Burial was In
the Juarez cemetery.
MRS. I. BAHO.V DIBS.
Mrs. I si dor Baron, of 147 Martinet
place, died Sunday afternoon at the
local hospital She te enrvived by her
husband, a daughter, Mrs. B. Bur
man, of Clint. Texas, and a sen, Lee
Arnold, of New York. Funeral serv
ices will be held at 10 ocloclc tomorrow-
NAVAL OPFICBR. DBAD.
Annapolis. Md- Dec nCanm.
oore jonn Eccieston craven, rr. s. N.
retired, died suddenly at his home
here yesterday. He was it years old.
FORT WORTH POLICE TO BE
, QUIZZED IN LYNCHING PROBE
(centfaned from pas 1.)
fore the special Brand inrr invest!.
sating the lynching on December 22
w rom vieaery. In charging the
grand Jury Judge George Hooey inti
mated that certain policemen might
have had knowledge of the affair.
KBGRO IS Ll'NCUED.
Joneabora. Arir rw 7 ura
xaomaa, a negro woo snot and killed
policeman cimer nagiwnn. annng a
raid on a dice nm was taken from
tbe Jail by a mob of 400 citizens and
hangfed to a teloaTanh nele near th
vwne oi nis crime. i ne
tnen riddled with bullets.
COWPBSS MURDERS, HEPORT.
East St. Lonls. Til tw tt7 Tn,
murders nad several burglaries and
holdups were cleared up with the
alleged confession of Alfred Lane. 18.
and Raymond Kltsworth. 17. negroes,
who. the police say, admitted shooting
two men daring holdups.
I.EGIOV COMHATCTimt KIT.T.tcn
Poteau. Okla. Dec 27. C B. Var
rer, commander of the local American
legion post and son of T. T. Verner.
corporation lawyer, was shot and
killed at the home of P. P. Dismukes,
his fatherinlaw. Dismukes was held.
PHIEST IS BEATEN.
Detroit. Mich.. Dec. 17. Mistaken
for a thief as he was hurrying to hla
church with communion cups under
his arm. Rev. G. Mlley. pastor of St.
Paul's English Evangelical church,
was badly beaten by a crowd.
RANCHER IS SLA IX.
Turns, Ariz.. Dec. 27. J. M. Stew
art, a rancher living 22 miles south
of here, was found dead at San Luis,
a border village, on tbe American
side with a knife wound in his heart.
CHARGED WITH SMBGfil.I.'SG.
Charged with an attempt to smug
gle morphine. J. M. Tut was arrested
Sunday at the Santa Pe bridge by cus
toms Inspector P. H. Grady. He will
be arraigned before United States
commissioner A- J. w. Schmid this '
WOHIJi POUND DEAD.
Santa Fe. N. Dec. 57. Mrs. Vir
T- 'on "? re"a.ent.
Santa FV wan
hSmT m C.T
after her bufci
ee street, by James C
no naa oeen Joking
woman Had beiui dfari
A in 't It a Grand and Glorious Feelin '?
whsm You HAve
Amd You Curs e
TARIFF WAR IN
Madrid, Spain. Dee. 27. The tariff
war between Spain as4 France Is oc
cupying the attention ef eommoratsl
men here, as it is aauslag ooBaMer
ahle prejudice to trade, sot only that
of tbe two countries concerned but
also of other nations. The neaotla-
tlons, which have been In pro T see lor
some time, snow jrranee ana apain at
present displaying' a firm standpoint,
the former refusing to reduce the,
duties on Spanish wines unless the
latter consents to abolish the in
creased duties recently Imposed on
mere than ISO articles coming front
France. This Spain hesitates ta do,
aa the reduction would also hava to
be granted to the other nations en
titled to oenalderatien under the mast
favored nation clause.
The question of the Spanish credit
loan te Kranoe also is involved in the
discussions. Spain has made demands
for rtpavnteat of the credit loan,
which Prance finds herself unable IS
Oom ply with immediately.
Donations to the fund for starving
.children In Europe retched a total of
Utlt.it at noon Monday.
Bl Paso churches took un collec
tions Sunday for the fund, but as yet
only two of them nave raaac their
reports, tne jtunuana 1'irjt jfetneaut
and the East El Pass Methodist The
Highland park ocmreh gave 1(0 and
tne Bast ill n ennrcn cave zie.
Bev. w. a Huggttt la pastor of both
Tne aaaiueaai contributions are:
Teses Clesnuur 4: Dye Works. .
J. A. Bradshaw
B H. Gamble
A M. nralli' . .
White Star Loach Room
SI Pas. Times
L J. Tarter
Silk Emnermm ,
W. K. Rill A Ce ,
Oeodyear employes ,
Ads P. Csllsner ,
Bueraees Women's elsb
R. Mentgomery ..............
Henry Kemp ,
K. a. TncaapseB
Robert MsCart Jr.
C- c HendersoD
Mrs. Lm Meer
Mrs. Prask Lrneh ,
Dr. P. H. Brows
D. C Booth
Frssk R Bryant
Mlse Issstl Qua
Beverly H. Bower
Mrs A. M. Berzen
Ueyd W. Fltssersld
W. O. Wsls eempeny
Bdwsrd O. Hfrdce
Jsllen R- stepheseen
Rabbi Mania Zielonka
Andereen Investment company. ...
H. R Herding .VTT.....
R L. N'lebels
H. Leslnsky ntnpeay
Robert L Bolliday
WUlism P. KeU. Leke TetUy. N. u
Lee H. Crews
Elee K. Crslge
D. B. H. Mamsmslt
Mr. and Mrs, W. C Williams
Mr. and Mrs J. D. Newton
Charles A. Powell
Ro.ers Furniture company
P Harvey Wilcox
El Paso Gas eompesy
TJ. R Stewart
H. T. Ponsf ord- A gens.
Banmgarten A Wyler
Pacific Ocean confectionery
K. T-. Simons
r. T. White .
Tmeba-Zoxers. Inc "
Walters A Durham
Western Woodenwsre company
O. A. Graham
Anna Krom9 ...............
Qeersla&a R Sekel
Mrs. Betty Hlaes
Mrs D. r. Hal. .
C. A Wist
R F. Raloey
MOTION PICTURES MADE OF
LOCKHART FAMILY REUNION
For the first time hi the history of
the familv the LockharU of El Paso
were all together Christmas at a re
union, and as part of the celebration
a motion picture was taken. The re
union was attended bv Mr nnit w-.
C H. Lockhart, 2265 Bites street, their
siz sons, their daughter, their rela-tives-in-law.
and their grandchildren.
The reunion was held at 221S Montana
I street and at 1202 Elm street.
At the reunion In addition to Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Lockhart, were L. E.
, Lockhart and his son. Ross: H. L.
Locktiart. sr.. and his wife and
daughters, Edith and Katherlne; C. R
Lockhart. jr . his wife and daughters.
Jessie. La Vanche and Helen and his
son C-cil- L M. Lockhart. A M.
Looknart and Mr and Mr Frank H
I Sf.I'-. 1. JPZJ&C I -ivwsu
im re pace
X. I - .A 2Sf
OK A AMD uuwH ' SPSrrZGe: ,
F A SUDJ)Er4 The
little collar Butxom
Washington. D. O, Dec 2T In
flnenxa attacks carry with them "a
definite immunity to subsequent at
tacks, lasting several years," xccord
lar to conclusions reached by Dr.
Camming, chief of the public health
service, after intensive study la the
homes whve the disease was epi
demic In ffll-ll.
Dr. Camming pointed out. however,
that there was no way of definitely
foretelling "whether this winter will
witness any recurrence of Influenza
In epidemic form. He added that It
was "unfortunate" that the public
was "so little moved'' by the -dally
occurrence of preventable death."
"Of the Ll.0.000 deaths ecenrrliur
In the United States . annually, at
least 100.008 could easily have been
nrevented hv the annlinat Inn Af avail
able medical knowledge," he said. j
New York, Dec. 27. Beef stew,
bread aad cocoa will comprise the
menu ef a JlOftO hotel "banquet" here
on Wednesday evening to raise funds
for the European relief council.
Every guest will thereby be the
means of feeding ISO hungry Euro
pean children this winter who will be
-Invisible guests" at the dinner. The
meal will cost 22 cents and will be
twice as elaborate as those served in
the council's relief kitchens.
Herbert Hoover, Gen. John J. Per
shing, and Franklin K. Lane will be
Fort Bliss Colonels Are
Part Of Court Martial
Col. George T. Langhorne. CoI.fn.Vi 01 . Novomber amounted to
Charles J. Symmonds and Col. Ernest
D. Scott, of Fort Bliss, are members
of the general conrt martial at Camp
Harry J. Jones. Douglas, Ariz. The
other officers making up the court
are Col. Edwin B. Winans. 10th cav
alry; Col. Edward Anderson. 12th
cavalry; Col. James J. Hornbrook. Sth
cavalry: Col. Earl C. Carnahan. 21th
Infantry, and Col. John B. Scboeffel.
24th infantry. MaJ. John Cocke, of
tbe 1st csalry. is the defence eoun-'
sel. end Lieut. Bruce G. Kirk, of the
24th infantry, is the judge advocate,
succeeding Lieut William H. Sweet,
of the 1st cavalry. Lieut. Clyde
Pickett, of the same regiment, is
assistant Judge advocate. Lieut. Rob
ert B. JaCkSOn. of that unit rnrmnrte
held the office. Lieut- Clric U Fomby
succeeds Lieut. Donald S. Qrlmm as
Judge advocate of the general court
martial at Xogales. Arli. Lieut.
Wiley H. n'Mnhiimlm i ...!...,
Judge advocate of the court there.
Lieut. John K. Cannon, of the 24th
Infantry, is Judge of the court at
Columbus. N. M.
COL TOMPKINS IS SPENDING
HOLIDAYS WITH FRIENDS
C01. S. R. H. Tomnlrma lArmnr ,M,m-
mandrr of the Seventh cavalry. Is in
El Paao for the hnllitava rni
Tompkins is now m command of Camp
Stanley, near San Antonio.
I will always be an El Paso
booster," said Col. Tompkins. "I get
the El Paso papers right along to
keen un with thins-a. T like v. ! n
and will never forget my old friends
Col. Tompkins was in command of
the Seventh when the regiment
crossed the river In pursuit of Villa
a year ago last June.
MAJOR TO HELP BOLD HOSPITAL.
sum. John D. Kilnatrick. of the
quartermaster corps at Camp Travis.
San Antonio, has been ordered to Fort
miss to neip In the construction if
the base bosoltal and zone ware-
bouses. Technical Sergt. Thomas J.
McBurney has been transferred from
Fort Bayard. N. M., to the quarter
master detachment at Fort Bliss.
DEMOCRATIC VIEW OF PRIESTS
DENOUNCED BY POPE
Borne, Italy. Dec. 27. In secret
conalstory the pope again denounced
the alleged schismatic association
known as the "Jeonata" in the
Csecbo-Slovak clergy. He declared the
Catholic church would never abolish
or mitigate imposing celibacy on
clergy and would never introduce In
church discipline such democratic
forms as asked by certain Czecho
ACCUSED OIT T1G WIFE.
Zerapln Carmona. ow, er of a store
at Ninth and Soutti Santtm. t'e streets,
was arrested Sunday, aftt- police
were told thai he had whippy -t his
wife. The woman had been strw-k
with the butt of a revolver. Tom
Threespoons,. the policeman who ar
rested him said A rharce of aggra
vated assr lit nrobal 'r " ill be f -1. d
Ntw Terk Txtbass. (ae,t
Sea Salvador, Republic ef Salvador,
Dee, IT. Delegates; representing Hon.
dime. Oosta Rice. Guatemala and Sal
vador, who are attending the Central
American Union CongreM at San Jose.
Casta Rica, will sign the agreement
for a union, no matter what stand
Nicaragua irajr take. The senior
Nicaraguaa delegate has gone to
Managua to OORlBlt his government
regarelins; mcaragua'a aeooptanoo of
the terms of the agreement.
Trade Bans Abolished,
Washington, D. C Dec 27. Guate
mala, as a "step toward the economic
aad polities! union of the five repub
lics and Central America," has issued
a decree abolishing trade restrictions
between that country aad Honduras,
Nicaragua and Costa Rica, it was an
nounced tonight by Dr. Julio Bianchl,
DIES IN ROME
Rome. Italy, Doe. 27. Baron M
mondo Mayor Des Planches, former
Italian ambassador to the Lnlted
States, I. dead. It was announced here
He waz bom July 27, 1831, and
entered public life in 1871. He was
named ambassador to the United
States In 1001, serving; nine years.
He was a member of the Interallied
council held in London dnrlna- the
late years of the war. Ho was one of
the Italian delegates to the labor
conference in Washington In 11.
$131,051.93 Cash on Hand
At Slate Prison, Reporl
Austin. Tex- Dec 27, Expenditures
of the state prison commission for the
27.427 and receipts for the same o
riod were 2t,184.7, aceordiac to the
monthly report of the commission
filed with tha governor. Cash on hand
on December 1, Is U1,0(1.J2.
WOO Persons Hear
The Christmas cantata "Bethlehem"
wss snag to an audience of 1000 peo
ple at the First Presbyterian church
Sunday night. The solo parts wore
taken by Mrs. H. M. Long. Mrs. J. J.
K aster, James O. MeNary. Tom Wil
liams, vr. jt'ioya roe ana c J. An
drews. Mrs. James G. MeHary played
Dr. Poe Is Presented
With Ouija Boardl
Dr. Floyd Foe got an ouija board
as a Christmas present. He referred ,
to tiro, gift
in his sermon Sunday
MRS. E. K0HLBERG IS NAMED I
SOCIAL WELFARE SECRETARY I
Mrs. E. Kohlberg ha been ap- !
pointed membership secretary for El
i-aso ot tne -xexas tjonxerenee or ao
rtal Welfare. The organisation is de
voted to cooperation ia socl& work.
Its membership Is open to all persons
interested ia social prgoress. whether
or not ther are actively engaged in
social service work. The 'conference
hopes to enrol between 2000 and 2000
people who are interested in the so
cial progress of Texas, by January
21. The officers of tbe conference
are: Elmer Scott, president: Mrs.
Maggie W. Barry. Dr. Oscar Davis,
vice presidents: Miss Buby A. Black,
secretary; J. K. Hexter. treasurer:
Miss Mabel Ferguson. Prof. Max S
Handman. Dr. J. Elliott Ross. H. Wirt
SCHOOL OF MINES TO GET
. LARGER APPROPRIATIONS
Increased appropriations tor the
School of Mines will be made by the
legislature at Its January session, ac
cording to dean S. H. Worrell.
Plana for the new athletic field and
the boys' dormitory were expected
soon and construction bids would be
asked for shortly, be said. The ath
letic field will cost 118.000 and CO.000
will be sot aside for the dormitory.
This year's enrolment Is the largest
In the history of the school, even
though tbe entrance conditions were
raised In September. Tbe graduating
class in June also will outnumber any
First grade teachers' certificates
no longer are given at the School of
Mines Those wishing to teach must
take an examination before the county
DR. E. W. BRYAN 4.T HOME SICK.
Dr. E. W. Bryan is dangerously 111
at his home, 2800 Hueco street, ac
cording to members of his family. He
naa oeen sick lor more tnan a month i
and nn .tcouih of sickh'.s had to
close tvs office l
OH - H H - H
AIM'T IT A Gte-R-RAMD
FEELW' H P. ft
EarlC Pass., Tex- Den, IT he
Southern Paetfle railway yards here
are congested with coal destined te
Mexico as a result of the recent strike
of coal miners la the (tats of Gm
hvila. Although the strike was set
tled throe weeks ago, mining cannot
bo resumed at a normal predseties
for another month beoanao of the
flooded condition of the mines, ae
eordlacr to resarta here.
Aside from heavy coal sbjsmests.
bn.1 nH n ether liaee of trade with
Mexico is usually heavy Uvoagt. this
pert. Indicating Mexican offlamls de
clare, that the snath era republic is
rapidly returning to the prerevelutlen
DOMESTIC WAS TVBALTKT.
Boston, Mass, Dee, 27. Although
la bo ring a a domestic tip to the time
of her fatal itlaeei, Miss Catherine
KeUiher. of Dorensater, who died at
the age of 70 years, left an estate val
ued at more than ls,sne-
TO WAR FRONT
Athens, Creese. Doc, 3T Br the
Associated Prees.1 Kins Constantino
today declared to ttologaUena from
'the province that he matt go ta the
Smyrna front. Be is receivlac tele
grams of felicitation from all parts
of the country.
Constantino, slowly and carefully is
formulating the speech with which ha
will open parliament on January 2.
The cabinet members today were
decorated with tna cross or tne re-
Madame Maaos, wife of the lata
king Alexander, visits oneca Sophia
daily in connection with too Inven
tory being- taken at Alexanders prop
erty, which the court hare receotly
held to be the inheritance of Mme-
SPANISH GOVERNMENT PARTY
WINS CONTROL OF CORTES
Madrid, Spain. Doc jr. Latest re
turns from the elections show the
government has Iff seats tn tbe eor
tos aad further returns are expected
to bring the number to 205. Next
Sunday4, senatorial elections, accord
ing to a government forecast, will
result in the return of 21 supporters
of the cabinet and H oppooition sena
tors. RUMANIA DECIDES NOT TO
INTERN JEWISH REFUGEES
Vienna, Austria, Deo. 27. Human la
has withdrawn (ta otMer to intern
12.000 Jewish refugee In Becaarabla,
most of whom are victim, of po
groms in the Ukraine, says a Bucha
rest dispatch today.
V. S. DEPARTMENT OP AOEtCPLTUBB
vn , lt ,. 1 Observatlen. taken
WXMA'SSkAtESJ rtdan time. Dec
Ifcrvcacta TH1 $ jjn.
SI Pate aad vicin
ity: Tm.It tODicbt
New Mexico: Gen
erally tetr toatcht
aad Te today; colder
tooigat In eeatheeet
poiUoa and Wavrmer
east ef venBtains
nlaM aad Taeetlav:
oeTder toalfht with
eoath - oentnl per
tiea. Wot Texas: Taniaht fair; oelder ex
treme eofjOiaut iertlea: Tvee!ay fmir. rim
ing temperature north portion.
Relative humidity ta Kl Pass at noon
II on day was IS percent; temperature waa
Preetpttation last U hoars (laeaee
State of weataer- .
LowMt Temo. laet night I
tucneex xemp. yeec'c
Temp, .lit m-
Kaaaae City ...
UtOe Rock ...
Los Anaelec ...
New Orteaas ...
Salt Lake City.
Sea Antonio . . .
Ban Frandaeo . .
Santa Pe ...
Seattle . . . .
Csiii.ai-.MTe El rase reeieft.itSB.
1 to Dee. 55. laclvvlve. ItU. 7.4 la.
1 to tec. ii. iDclartve. isn. C 4s m.
1 te Dec 5. iucluslro. Hi. zt In.
1 to DtM-. IS. tncludve. 1ST. 87 In.
1 o nc 5, tTWluwU-, 1 91 S. 17 ia
1 - I r nr u'l, l'1;rt K 21 in
: Jan 1 to De-. 21 :oi,lulre. 9 T4 .i
CENTRAL MARKETING SYSTEM
FOR PERISHABLE FOODS IS
URGED BY TRADE COMMISSION
1 1 TABHWOTON. Bl C Bee. Jt.
VY tabllshmont ef central markets
for pariahs hie food products in
all large cities aad the settles' up of
a lodosaJ, lieanatag system applicable
to all dealers la sueh foods at those
saarkats Is proposed bp the federal
trade oosamlssian ia its aanual report
Tha commission's conclusions are
basod aa "an investigation eovoring
seamy months and It declares that
federal actios Is, risessssry to obtain
effective regulation and to avoid un
fair" aad wasteful practices with the
eeaeqaeat .fleet oa prices. In the
Present system the oommiastoa sees
as a. hlsdrane. to the proBor passage
ef perishables from the producer to
the consumer eortaln latertrade deal
ings which It believes should be
eltmiuated and It sages ts that the
handling of these produots ho sur
rounded by numerons ragu tat lens and
restrictions such as the recording: of
available supplies, the dating of cold
storage periods and provisions for
Facilities should bo made adotiuate.
the commission says, to enable the
producer tit ship freely Into the cen
tral markets and with pre per pro
tsstlon of his interna ta." "Tha mar
keting system should be so governed
tt obiectiosahl. hoarding won) be
eliminated and ere per eoordlBatjoB of
isportation fsjuiesmould aoo
pilshed to make deliveries eer-
needed reforms ean hardly bo as.
seated te be aocomnllsnen1 bv tha In I .
Hativa ef the dealers, and assorts
that state and municipal authorities
lack adequate power ta effectively
regulate the handling of the feed
supplies. Although one pe ratio ef
state and local authorities aad rail
roads might accomplish tha ends
sought, the commission believes this
plan does not bold out much nope for
. nMHiwmr n' uiisn ni unn prvo-
Turning te wheat products, the
commission says it has found that!
concentration of tha milling industry.!
NEW DIAZ WAR
Mexico City, Me, Dee. 2T.-,FelLx
Diaz, ono time revolutionary loader,
who after his capture In the state of
Vera Cruz, was deported to Cuba, baa
arrived In Guatemala and Is said ta
be contemplating- aggression against
xne siezican government, according to
reports last akrht.
Candido Aguilar. aonlahtw of the
late president Carransa. ts known to
be la Guatemala. In connection with
Agu liar's movements, the war Office
hers naa several times announced they
were watenins; mm.
Refuses te Be OaetetL
New Orleans. Ls Dee. 27. Felix
Diaz, when told of reverts in Max.
ico uy mat ne naa unaeq at uuate
mala preparatory to starting a move
ment against the Mexican government,
laughingly replied that the report
had been greatly exaggerated.
The former Mexican revolutionary
leaner siatea max as yet ne nas made
no Plans for the future. When ankiwl
If he would lead a revolution against
ztexicaa omeiais snouia tney go con
trary to hla views, he refused to bo
Obregon Government Will
Improve Mining, Belief
Torreea, Coahulta, Max. Doe. IT.
American employes, connected with
the Sierra mining district an in the
city. They report the prtnaipal mines
of that region closed down or pro
paring to suspend operation until tha
fuel shortage and other drawbacks
Reports from Mexico City are en
couraging for prompt bottorment of
raining conditions throuifftout the
public It is believed tbe federal gov
ernment will not permit the mtnlur
Industry to remain pa rails ed for any
groat length of time.
Laws are being considered for re
duction of taxes en mines and their
out put. Improvement of the car
shortage and freight rates, and the
free Importation of explosives and
other raining supplies. With these
benefits, together with tha lowering
of prices of merchandise and labor,
tbe mlninsf industry should be able o
resume operations under laore favor
able conditions than existed before
tbe drop in prices of silver and cop
per. Villa Reported Aiding
Madero's Governor Boom
Torreon. Coahullx, Mexico, Drc. 2T.
Zt is prsitnUy mntorM that Gen.
Krnclco Villa spent HTnU dayi in
Torreon incognito. TH obWet of hla
visit was to con far with mands of
Rani Mmilaro. who arc lavnehinc
Xadaro's nam as a candidal tor
governor of this stata. Villa is a
rostdsnt of thv stata of Dvrasffo. bnt
propoaaa to assist Madaro In ovary
way possible to become governor of
the state of Coahnil. Rani Madero
si a brother f tha lata Franclseo
Madero. Political clnhe are be Ins:
formed thronshont the state to work
xor nis election.
Mexicans Will Have
Sixty U. S. Scholarships
Austin. Tex.. Dec 27 Sebelarnhlrni
from 0 universities of tha United
States have been extended to Mexican
etudents. and the Univeraity of Texas
heads the list, with six scholarships
of J 000 each, aceordinar to officials
of that Institution.
NEGRO ACCUSED OF STABBING
SALOON MAN IN JUAREZ
George Johnson, a negro, was ar
rested by Juarex police aa a result
of an attack on Charles Hetdrick, a
saloon man. The negro. Incensed over
being: ordered to keep quiet, waited
outside the bar until Hetdiick came
oot, the police said. The stabbing fol
lowed. Hetdrick waa taken to a hos
pital in 1 Paso, He will recover.
SEEK TO EXEMPT MEXICANS
FROM ALIEN EXCLUSION
When the United States senate's
committee on Immigration meets Jan.
1 in Washington It will be asked to
exempt Mexican laborers from its
recommsndatlon lor alien exrlnamn
John A Happer. who represents the I
chamber of commerce In Washin.ton. I
will appear before the committee and
make tne request for exemption.
RATES TO PORTS BKIX5TATKI1.
Joint passeng-er tariff In connection I
with trans-Atlantic lines and railroad
lines runnlne from Ri pano tn Rm.
ton, HaltfaT. Montreal, Quebec, and '
Dm.r pons 01 emDarxation aiscoo
tinued during the war win be rin
atated February i. accordinr to Geo
Deck, district passenger aaent of the
Texas Pacific. Passengers present
Ins trans-Atlantic tickets, or orders
for trans-Atlantic tickets, will receive
speclsl rates from El Paso to the
port from which their ship is sched
uled to salL
Kif-v rlay TOO per.om go to !h e in
t'w "Vork Cry.
nreareeaad far eneusrh so that
"probably 10 of tbe largest milling
eoneerns could supply the domaaa of
the country for flour." The eosusls
sion mentions incidentally that its
figures from 27 milling corporations
showed that their sales had increased
from SMO.OOA.OOe te $1(4.M.M bf
twoea 114 and nil, while their an
nual profits had grown from SS,!ML
to 2M,tM,M0 in the same period.
Reporting on the operation ef the
Webb-Pomereno act permitting for
mations of associations for export
trade, tha commission Informs con
gress that this act has served as "a
decided factor" ia promoting the
progress of American manufacturers
In foreign mankats. The commteslen
says that durffg the year 4 asso
ciations csmpHstng approximately
Til concerns whose Offices aad plants
are distributed over 41 states of the
anion reported ta It as operating us
er the export act.
"Records of the commission seem
to demonstrate." tbe report continues,
"that the crltieism so often charged
against United 8tates exporters of
falling to cultivate aad maintain per
manent trade relations abroad aadt
too often withdrawing from a pas
ties lar foreign market as soon as
mere attractive opportunities present
themselves at homo or elsewti.ro will
not apply to associations operating;
under the export-trade act. . . .
"In reply to questionnaires sent act
hp the eesemissien requesting an ex
pression of opinion as to the actual
working out ef the export-trade act,
tha replies received for the moat part
onsesaeel satisfaction over results
obtained under the law. It was re
ported that the system ef collective
advertising and selling makes vor the
elimination of much useless expense
and duplication of effort. Several
associations reported that their sys
tem of conducting business abroad is
meeting; with the hearty approval of
the foreign customers."
The CQtasaiacien says also that the
raw Instead of increasing the strength
of the already groat Americas indus
trial establishments, has enabled- the
smaller eoneerns to- sand together In
a fashion to push folly organised ex
pert trade in a keen competitive
naaaaer which they are not able ts
da at home. Tn this extent, tha eoae-
miasien believes, the law has worked
to the great advantage of the ssaall
f more five and tern day
Ufi reyasHs tHU to aseepted
hy the Meteaa famlcralien &
1aer$tls. An order waa reeetred
la Jurei Ma-vday Iry Boaeyto d
la Mara, enaiaitleaer mt laanl
sratteBw yattfas; that rnl iaTta
etfeet. Seeres of lesrlals wha
had vraowirod vandta fre-m iha
4aaHe-) IxseuiionUaa astnoritles
fara fanted haei. at tha Stan tea
a4 Saata Fe hrldaa.
Tha panaose of (ha order, according
to My. da ia Mara, la ta set. if pas
aialt, the wama prlyUaa for Maai
aaa traAeieata that are extended to
Americans. At present ana. five aad
tea day perm Its are not issued to
Mexican visitors aieafr the border far
the reason that the roles of the
American immigration service do not
permit their recoanltlon.
Mantaa da Oea Oat at Town.
Hereafter, aooordinv to a statement
leaned by Mr. de ia Mora, all regular
harder paraaita previovaly lasaad will
ha a7te4 Jttat aa they hava been. In
the, rtitvra no AasericaJia withont rev
uiar border permit, which at tut ba ae
eompaaiad by photoaaahs. will be
admlttad to Mexico. The Mexieaa
consul ia SI Paao, it was explained,
may vise tha American paaaporu for
any period deal red. Ha alee is to
determine the viae charge until he
Seta orders from Mexico City.
Lois Mantes do Oea, Mexican con-
am general to m ruao,
Is in Uinn.
At tne Mexican consulate It waa said
Monday that no official Information
had boon received ia regard to the
new order. Up to M oclock one, five
and ten day tourist permits were be
inc stamped as usual. After that
hour permit applicants were being
told what ta expect at the bridges.
V.-8. As. eta HclpJcas.
At tbe immigration office at the
chamber of eommeroe persons apply
ing for one. five and 10 day permits
war being accommodated the same
as usual. "We know nothing about
the order,' said Pater A. Rome, im
The Mexican Immigration authori
ties telephoned to the effieo of tha
American Immigration authorities sn
the Mills building aad served notion
about the new order. T. w. Berk
shire, Inspector ia charge of the dis
trict was not In- Oeorge J. Harris,
hla assistant said thero was nothing
he ooald do or say about the order.
It is the Intention of the Mexican
Soverament, according to Mr. de la
tors, to make the passport rules in
Mexico conform to those ef the United
States in the belief that It will im
prove, rather than disturb the friendly
relations betwen the two countries
It was said in Juarez by many
persons tn business that the measure
was really a step In the direction of
keeping bad characters out of Mexico,
Maj. Mendez to Visit
Gen. Diaz In New Orleans
Mai. Julio Mends, is en hi. n t.
New York, where ho will enter the
commission business. MaJ. Menttcx
eras forarIy an officer In Gen. Velix
Diaz's army and later was associated,
with Sen. Diaz In the revolution
against Cnrransa in tha star 4 of Vera
cruz. He haa planned to at end a part
of tha winter with Gen- Diaz. In New
Orleans. He said Gen. Diaz would go
to Europe soon and then settle some
where in Brazil.
"I have been restored to full citi
zenship in Mexico." said Mendes, "and
ss soon ss I am established in New
York I will return to Mexico to make
my permanent home."
BARRACAN SAYS PELAEZ HAD
NO PART IN CARRANZA'S DEATH
Goo. Juan Barracan, former chief
of staff under Oarranza, made a state
ment in San Antonio absolving Gen.
Manuel Pelaez of all blame for Car
"While I cannot go Into details
surrounding tbe death of my chief, I
want toaay now that Gen. Pelaez la
representative of the finest element
of people In Mexico and was ia no
way connected with Herrero. whose
troopa were responsible for the trage
dy." said Gen. Barragan.
Barragan does not belirve Lucio
Blanco will be called to the cabinet
of president Obregon- He said Blanco
was popular in Mezlco, but therd was
little chance of him and Obregon
Barragan went to So rope after sis
aepnrturo rrom .Mexico,
Coahuila Plans Gigantic
Saltillo, Coahuila. Mexico. Dec. tl.
The state of Coahuila will expend a
million pesos in iTtgation work tn
tbe district of Sab! naa. Dams, reser-
constructed. bringing under cultiva
tion large tracts of fertile land
which will be cultivated by sm.Il
names originating from an over
heated automobile engine Tuesday af
ternoon were exttnsaishe-l before ssr
ious damage was dne a t1-- K' F.so
nliimrrnitin,r V v,
. rso a i
U est Franklin strttt.