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THE EVENING HERALD, ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., SATURDAY, JULY 11, 1914.
SILVER CITY ABOUlliRE C01TIES liJ
TO BE DELUGED
After Waiting Years for an up
to date Institution They are
Now Coming in Bunches.
Progress the Word.
aetal f'orreaewaasrsies la k Krrtl
silver City. N. M, July 1 1 . 1 1
nuir tain but 'I pours. After wish
ing, ulrtiKKlliiK. Imping liruyinK
for years fur hold. Silver Cltv I"
about In 1 1.. fieliig.d Mini imt only get
OIH', hill two lluli In llcccntly li
o.iiipHtty was formed tn build u mod
ern hotel of one hundred looms, to
lost t I "MI.OMII. A Valuable plot C lit
property ill the corner nf Market
and Imllnrd ntrc In has been pur
chimed from (ho Masonic bulge ul n
rohl of 1 1 4.0IIO, ami (.hum fur Ihe
building nin now on exhibition In the
office nf I he Cleveland dunlin. r
Local capitalists are now planning
a hotel to riM In the neighborhood
of Ixa.finn, nnii In be built on 'be
lot hi lironilway and Arlxonu street
While there la n trying need for on'
hotel. Hip time la not ripe to liull.l
two. In any event Silver I'lly In
sured of ii hold nni there In great
rejoicing throughout the community.
With a beautiful now tiu.tit'U tn
i ii built In mission sty.c. work fn
which will In. begun In a few weeks;
H in w $.'.'.,ii(iii hospital, which the
ludu-a of thi- town nrt- building; four
I.Iim ks of paved streets; a tlOO.'J'HJ
hotel, aiol Ihp prospct I of ornum Di
al electric llahtn fur Urn main
streets, filter City la going ahead hy
leaps ami hounds, rroepcrity la tor
tululy ho inn panned nrou.nl.
Awwunr II. 11. Metis bun completed
the tax returns for 1114 showing the
asHcnst-d valuiitlon to be 45,UUU, or
an Increase of 170,1100 over tant year.
Assessor J. A. Shipley has' sent hi"
lax rolla to the hoard of equalisation
ul Ha n I n Ve. The returns nhow the
vhIiic of ilr.mt county property lo he
l:'ti.0HS.337.0(l. Tho largest iteina
ate: Mineral lund. tlUI.441: lm
tirovenienia on mlnernl lund. $1.f
IT. 2, town ol and hull.liiiKH, l.t.H,
railroads, $(,S7u,7u;, and cattle,
Ucrae I'm r In, a. resident Of T
Cruccs, rtitd hero early Tuesday
morning from pulmonary tubercu
loma, lie had only U-'-n In Ihla rliy
for the hint two month, Ifeceased
i yearn old and a native ol
New Vork I 'My. lie was an engineer
ly profession, end was connected
with (he I " ii ii t-U ritati-a rei latiiution
service prevl.mn to hia hint illness,
brum Iim , it.-, on the Kl. pliant llutte
projeil. Id. was a member of I.n
Cruccs I,oilKc No. 1 1 1 'J. II. 1'. 1. K.
He la survived by a mother, who ro
Side In New York.
I 'ne l'i the mine and energetic
work of Mill W. iluifi.ril. deputy
name Warden and head of the Hi Ivor
City Kportniiicna aiw.M'iiition, Hie l.iW
relative to shooting w.iieifoal has
been changed. .Several y. am uu
congrena passed a law iowijiiu inl
Krutory lur.ln and for M.me n.i-on
or other New Mexico wan phi. i III
the dlKtliet with I he Kolllberu Hat.-n
ImtcH.I of the w.nl.in ataliiK. Thin
prohililled the hiinllim or die kn
after lieeeinbei K.lh. Tinier the new
riilinic the neanoii la em.nilf-. on.
moiiih, placiiiK New Menu i In line
with Aiuonii. ti'.
III. Hit county Iim been treu'ed to
a niiinl.er ol ueiieroiin lainn recently
In d.iim ipien e of wlin h Hie iirnxa l
almost knee h.uh. IC erj dunil i:i
jeinn and loyely ai:d the rvuntry
liexer looked inoie Ih tut If ul. Ac
cordingly everybody In happy hal the
nejll hneekera and Ihey ale lnill lnK
about the aohlcn cliinaie we urtyer
tiMe. Hut it in hi. nl I,, pleane all; our
alck frieniln toiaet the ten moniliR of
aunelune and fail to realize that the
rulita mean bountiful rropn ard itood
l cf and money for farmer and cat
tleman, to nay liolhlnx of pbiiiy of
(.Hid enta for the nica jiiun miiu U
tioliiH the klikltiK.
If u Mailt Ilia puient of ml'k
Klicil.ein and Ice rre.in lelephoni
Ioudon'a, phon,. 07. Trump n. lu
ery ami hihcal uuulity but U:id-
a i da.
ANOTHER COLFAX COUNTY
DAM CARRIED AWAY
Sprinaer. N. M., July U.Durlnt
I he hea i y taina of lb paat few dn a.
hii h Iiiii pul an eniirmuua aniounl
of Mater In the arroyaa and creikx,
the Ura dam of the Jarlina ranch,
17 mile, went of the city, broke, en un
til a lona of auout fC.OUU.uu. The
break la 40 feat wide.
There la more Catarrh In thi Mo
tion of tho rountry than ail other
diafanee put toflethur, and until te
l.ial few years waa auppoaed tu 4e In
dira hie. For ureal many yeara
iloctora pronnunciil II a locnl dlaeuae
and ptracrlbrd lo.nl r"nidl', and
V Cotiatanlly ImiIUik lo rure with K-
treatment, pronounced It Incur-
Science haa proven t'uturru l
Vnni it ul loiial dineuM', and there-
N.jircx i-oiiaittuiiolial treat-
fan M'a Catarrh Cure, m.nu
cur'r " V- i fbeney Co.. Tol
ura cni i'1 ' ""'y fonatltutlonal
ternall). i", ","'-. 't la taken io
and luu.'otw "ticclly on the blood
Thiy offer Jlr':' "f yaU-m.
ny case it fan, 1 ilollura
cirrulara and Je-i.T cnl
Toledo, O. '
f..ld by rrut fit
Taka llull'a Kum ly l'vu
LINE WITH FUNDS
FOR SAIJ DIEGO
Roosevelt and County Commis
sioners Latest to Vote Ap
propriations tor County Dis
plays at Exposition.
Kantu IV. . V , July II - me
coiiniy after ani.ilnr U IiIIhik Into
line, n . . r i 1 1. 1 1 1 -i u fiin.lH in have H
renoiircec Mini it 1 1 1 ml bum inle.iinlely
le leHcntc-l at the S:ill llleilit i-Hi.ihI
lion. It wan I'.ilf.n i .iiiiiii (till net
the pace with an n ppi oprial Ion ol
I .'.nnii M.t 1 . 1 upon r 1 1 1 ti t 1 1 1 rm b
I'liinml-moiicr J. .1, Hhuler. Then
(nine I. una county Hlth a lU.oou up-
r..pi Iali. .ii M.te.l after Coiiiininnloner
Hum T. I'laik i-xplaliie.l (he oppnr-
I mi it y mill l.iiiin county neier over
looka u bet of ti nt kind. Cl int toiin
Iv War third with li.lino. after Col
onel Twilchell bad mn.le ft rounliiR
npeech to tlu- Killer City commercial
clii'i pml Coin:nlf nloner Clark hud
pirmnnl'y lookeil after the proponi-
II n. Chuvea emmly fell Into :;ne
with a IJ.0IMI appropriation, Coinnim
nioier !uy A. Heed and Colonel
T It' hell ex'.billiilin to the ItonMell
cominrri Inl luh why It wouldn't do
for Chavea county to be left out ol
the nhow. Simla Ke cnu-ity wan fifth,
after a commit tee conHlMina of Ju.liie
John It. M. KIe ami I'. ml A K. Wal
ter had aililIeKBi.il the rommlnnionern
mid Colonel Twin hell iiml John K.
Ktanffr-. alno appeared before the
hoard to rllnrh the matter. Then
Valencia county look Up th,. propi.Bi
tlon. Colonel Taltehell explainln tho
need of tha county being well repre
sented. Telearamn received today an-no-jni'e
that llnnsevelt and Curry
counties In which Colonel Twltchcll
and Commlnnloner fiuy A. Tteed have
been at work, also will appropriate
ndeiiiiita Kiima, an that thun far, ax
leant, eight "f Ihe rminilri hnve
aelxed Ilie rppnrtunlty lo draw eiip
Itnl. homeneekora and land buyers to
their domain. They will have the
pick from five million visitors to the
Han nieico exposition, or tho cream
of the nation's population, fnr It
goes without saying that people who
travel to sea world's fairs are per
nona of at leant moderate ineann and
energy, who are dealrablo clllxnna fu
any common wealth In acquire. An
other opportunity like thla will not
come Muain lo New Mexico to make
a bid for Invent.. ra and developers of
latent resources, for It Is a foregone
conclusion that the Han liego and
San Kranclncn expositions will prob
ably be the I t Ht of their kind, at leant,
for a Jim i many yearn to come.
N NORTH NOT BAD
i AS REPORTED
Reports to State Engineer and
Good Roads Headquarters
Indicate They will Soon be
in Shape for Auto Travel.
Panta Ke, X. M, July 11 Iteplle
reciiM.I from the renuein for Infor
mation on road conilltioriH inn Hi ol
here nl::le thu the recent nilnn have
daiuaiieil tho roads much lena than
vac at flrat, reported, according
hluti-mert 'nude today at the local
good roadn hcinVlunrtcln. Ho fur.
there Is nmhliig In any of tha replies
Which In.iicaten that there will lie uny
nei'd for anyone to abandon his In
tern ion of making the trip lo till"
city for the good road meeting In
Stale Knglneef James A. French
i'-i lured today that the road from
thn north was pnsnnble right now mi. I
tht when soma of the Places still
wel h i.l dried up a little more II
would Ua In practically a good nhnpa
as yr, axcept at ens point wheie
alight repair ar necennary. Thes,
ha tnii, h ordered and Ihey will be
rnmp'.atrd within a day or two, Mr.
Trench fleclnred that th Mors river,
the rroet serious olmincn on the road,
hud receded and lhat automobile
sere now panning It e.nlly. Jle cr.mn
ed In s car himtelf, ha declared,
Im P. Johnson, suervlnor of the
Prrcs national forest, asnerted today
thct the mala road north snd south
,-irron tha forest was In splendid eon
llti I), r.atdwln. chairman of the C..-
f'lg r.uiniy road hoard, wrote In lhn
ihe roinU throuxtii.iit Colfax eotiniy,
to be traveled bv the motorcade, in
In good ehape and will remain no In
the fact of anything less ilinatrou
than a flood. "It will lake a flood t
keep the motorcade front cronnlng
our count v." be nald.
The good road headquarters will
end out later Information an f.ii as
it Is received.
RAILROAD MEN ASKED
TO ATTEND THE STATE
facta Fe, X. M.. July 11 lleeng
nlxlng tho eonnt pieties policy of man
agement now characterising moat
railroads the local good roads offi
cials tro today preparing Invitation
to go to all railroad c facials la the
of the Sunshine State
Those Who Tailed to Paas
Exams May do Supplemen
tary Work at Coming Sum
mer School in Santa Fe.
S.inl.i Ke. X. M. J'llv II New
M. Hi. o ti. ii hern who failed to .uhi
In I lie r'"ht lunlltul.. examluatlotin.
mid ihe number In u:iunually large.
will probably be given an oppnrlo i
lly to recoup their fallen forltinen
fbroiiKh Ihe numiiier nennlon of the
New Mexico Innlitule of m lence arid
eilu. all.ln, m hone summer school
nieeln from AubiihI 3 to Auxust L"i.
lifter all the other lunt.lutcn anil
numiiier schools have cloned. Ten
days iille-nlaii. e by teachers of the
first xl. nle wilt give them Inniitiite
credit but If present plan mature,
a pplleaiitn for other grnilen of cer
tificates will be given an opportunity
to be examined.
People from as far uw.iy an the
A i Ii in lc ami lb. I'.icific an- reuihtcr
Ing for ntleii.l nice lit the numn.ei
nesnion, but the la rxent crowds W'lll
come from Southern New Mexico nul
the enrollment In. n Ihe lower Pecos
valley In iilemlv . on- iiler.ible. San
ta Ke'n 1 AtiKUMt yvealher nnd its
pl. t in ex. ii,, surroiinil.i t;. of forest
Minvvcappcd tieaks iiii.l ti'-.ut streams,
nf course, have noiuethlnit in do with
this, but the program fo- the sum
mer school la nls.i en ' i an to attract
thoughtful people. Mho even In vaca
tion time sel.e opportunities to Im
prove the mild or to lay Ihe basis'
for university credits. Particularly .
Interesting will be the cotirso In j
American archaeology under thn ill-
tcctlon of In-. ICdgiir I,. Ilewett for
the School of American Archaeology '
offers better fiiclllth.a for that study '
than liny other Institution of the kind
In the world. The faculty for that
courne In an able one. The course In
the nrchaeology of Palestine, Annyrlu
and Hah) Ion, too, under the direc
tion of Ir. Albert T. Clay of Tale
university, offers the opportunity ol
a I'fctline s'f a the feet of a re
nowned scholar to learn the latest
that science has uncovered in these
or'.M'inI lands. These are but two
of a score of subjects that will be
taught. In addition there will be
mimical, social and literary features,
excursions In Indian vlllagea and to
the cliff dwellings, archaeological ex
peditions, the giving of I ,o pastures,
the New Mexico miracle play, art ex
hibits and miscellaneous entertain
ments that W'lll make the Hummer
n.-snloii of more than ordinary
AT FORT SUMNER
Plans Being Laid for Biggest
Celebration on Record. Crop
is Now Ripening and is Fin
Kort Sumner, N. M., July 10. Kort
Sun. ner In preparing for the rclebra
ti"n of 11 annual cantaloupe .lay.
Mhn h probably will be early in Aug
ust this year, us tha cantaloupe crop
la coming In earlier than usual. The
acreage of cantaloupes hiTe is the
largest ever planted and Is in ex
it pi loyally fine condition. The crop
will bring good prices snd practical
ly all of It In contracted for.
The lummcnlal club will have
charge of the cantaloupe day ar
rangements and It Is planned lo nuku
tho celebration a hummer.
state asking them lo attend tho com
ing good roadn meeting. Heretofore
the rallroadn have taken no active j
part In roud management, but It Is
felt that an good mails benefit the ;
community and prosperity in the
community means Increased business
for tho railroads, It is lima to Bet '
Ihein Interested. This, In Mew of ,
modern poll- le. in existence on most
nf the roil. In In the stats, It Is Hot i
curetted wil ne C'lficult.
It I., well know i. lhat the roud laws,
paseed by tho first sensmn of the
bun-Inline lint resulted In Increased
ef llclpncy for n-nd administ ration
and as II is repotted there Is an at- .
tempt on foot lo repeal these lawa '
and throw the road management
back Inl. i tin. hunda of Ihe county
commissioners, the roads snstx latum
officials at mustering nil ponsihtc
strength agaliiat any change In road
statutes which Is not for the better.
The coming contention will tan.'
inensures looking toward the revision
of some of the existing laws by the
next legislature but any repeal la to
be fought hard. I
It Is felt that with Ihe r.. I Iron at.
the heaviest taxpayers as a lan In!
tha state, lined up for road Improve- J
mnl a long step will hate Ik-ch tak
en toward vrevcntlng any return I'M
the p'altleal system of highway man- '
ageuient and the aaso.ia(ion officials
are trying strenuous!,- to get Ihe rail
roads lined up. They claim lhat the
rsrriers are as much Interested as1
anybody else, mo so. In fact, be- '
cause they contribute mora to thej
roaa (una in mi wsy o( taxes.
A OT CHANGE
T 0 HOMER
SIX HUNDRED CARS
OF APPLES OUT
. OF ROSWELL
Estimated Crop will be Large
as Last Year and Fully as
Good in Grade. Spraying
ltoswell, X. M., July 10 Chaves
county's tipple crop will amount In
six bunili'd earn or more this year
according o the latest estimates
J. It. Willi. y, liiMuctor for the
enmity horticulture board, slates that
spraying in now about finished. Some
lire spray ing f ir the codling moth
the third time, but only u few are
He slates that tipples are doing
nl.cly and will be Hhc.i.l of Ihe 1913
crop, u' i or.ling to present Indli'ii
tinnn. Preparations are now well
under way for the handling of the
i top. While sonic of the crop wan
Inmaged by hull there will bo
pretty good fancy shipment.
The orchards have bad better at
tention thin season than ever before.
In the way of pruning, cultivation
noil npraylng. nnd ' nn a result the
fruit Is glowing heiter, has fewer
wormn, li ml the fruit in liuiiging on
the trees better, despite several high
winds which have been prevalent.
The shortage resulting from the
damage by hall was In some sections
extremely severe, but the area was
So far lis has been ascertained the
apple crop over the I'nited states
will be a good average one with New
Mexico, running nbotit 10 per cent
above the general average,
Fort Sumner People Have Ex
citing Experience with
Flood and Quicksand.
Kort S ii .'liner. X. M . July 10. Sov-
I'"" narrow escapes irom uroMiunx in
i tie in in licit l'i s river end In the
quicksand em oiiniered In the l iver
near here, hivt. occurred durum (he
we. k. and there have been one or
two thrilling rrscues. The river has
been rising an. I falling dally anil It
bun been almost tmptu-Mbhi tu it'll
ativthltig about the forda or the
nhiftiiig s.i ml bedn.
While ul lent I mg lo ford Ihe river
at the Kock Crossing, Kriink I,ilen
tuio lost a valuable horn,, and came
near losing two more valuable nous.
II,. was di iv Ink' across In a light
kprlng wagon with his two boys when
one of the hols li unrig icr the side
tumbled into ihe river. Ilin cider
brother Jumped in bin rescue, but
the sMifl current was to., much for
I hem and seeing they were going lo
he carried avvny Ivileniino followed
them Into the river. He saved their
liven after s desperate struggle, but
while doing It '.he home sank in the
quicksand nnd ilrowned.
While trying to ford the river near
his ranch in his automobile. It. K.
Mi Kdr.ie came near losing both life
n ml car. He Mia forced to leave the
inr un It began to sink In the quh .
sand, nnd the automobile was almost
out of sight when he finally ob
tained a team .f mules and pulled II
tine Way lo relieve habitual con
Hip. til. .ii m to lake regularly a mild
laxative. iati Ttegulels are rec
ommended lor thla purpose. Ijc a
box ut all drug si ores.
Age Has No Terrors
for the Man who has Saved
During your producing years you should form the
habit of saving a portion of your wages or income,
then when time has rendered you feeble and unfit
for active duties you will have no fear of the poor
house or of being a charge on your relatives.
Begin today to save. Guard against old age and
This Bank Pays 4 per cent Compounded
Quarterly on Savings Accounts
The American Bank and
Asks That Road
Give Old Ties
Oscuro Man Protests to State
Against Wilful Waste by
KNi'lnl IHspalcli M Tito llorapl.)
Santa Ke. N. M.. July II The
state corporation commission today
received a letter from K.tigene K.
Jones of On. urn, In which Ihe writer
nskn that Ihe power of the commis
sion be exerted to force the K.I I'aso
At Southwestern railroad lo give lm
old nnd abandoned ties to settlors
nlnng Ihe line for une as fuel,
stead of piling I hem up along
right of way and burning them
la now being done.
I ginning Plays CJihxt Prank.
W. tl. Kelly, occupying Ihe Clns
son residence here, had an experience
with lightning Inst night which
startled him. While sitting In his
hedr.iotn a bolt struck a light Mire,
shuttered an Incandescent globs end
Jumped four feet to a dresser, which
was set on firs nnd was burning
fiercely In mi Instant Tho flames
were extinguished without serious
linn Can I ct tin.
Howell Krvlen, son of the state
land commissioner, while cleaning'
bin father's automobile In the garage
nil Joining the executive resilience
Inst night, learned how It feels to
le adjacent to a gasoline explosion.
Ti..ing Krv len was using a small elec.
trie torch, when in nme manner Ihe
globe wan Miatt.-icd and an open can
of gasoline promptly blew up. The
resulting fire was put out without
diimiige nnd Krv leu was not Injured.
CHAVES COUNTY MAKES
NEW PLAINS PRECINCT
Roswe'l. X. M , July 10. Owing to
the fact that ihe plains country In
Chaves county Is nettling up so fast,
the board of county coinminnlotier'
have seen fit to create a new precinct.
Thla w.m done at Ihe last meeting nf
the county commissioners, and tin
precinct Mill be known us Xo. IS, at
Tu (u m.
The board of commlnn'oners yes
terday mailed a check fo. Il.lioo to
the New Mexico board of exposition
manauem ul Santa Ke. This Is the
first payment of t:,ini(i. whph was
donated to the exposition managers
of Ihe San Plcgo fair in 1913. The
last legislature panned u law allow
ing Ihe board of county commission
era of each county to appropriate
amounts to the Han I'lego fair In
Melt III,. I-.. Ingall. Im-si.I.
Hot Sprlnsn. Vh., July 11 Mel
ville K. liiK.illn. flrmniler nnd rail
road mm. died hero early today of
Q The classified page
throws out a drag net
for your lost articles.
tJOut of many hun
dreds of these ads an
nually printed, scarcely
ten per cent of the
finders claim rewards.
tJThere are many
honest people in the
C Don't mourn your loss
until you have tried the
one best chance for its
Story of th
Art 1 1 ' ricMst rv-C "Nits
Kim" IsIiiIm" sw.
AWattsaifeDON . LA VIM
tCopyrtght, 114. by r'rsak A. Mousey J
('onllniiml from Yesterday.)
Hud km w that courage wa Ihe cno
thing laiVng It was tha one lliluc
that wna always lacking In these Mex
ican fights. The Mexlcun band 1 1 takes
but Utile chance when ho goes to war.'
Aa for thn Mendoias and their Po-
noran miners, they were properly
chagrined at their waste of anuininl
liun and swore by f anta (Juadalnpe to
light It out w ith hand grenades. Kveu
aa their leaden wrangled tho Mexican
powder men were busily manufacture
Ing bombs, and all th while the su
perintendent was glancing to the.
south, fur swift couriers bad been sent
to Alvarex. the doughty Kpaulsh ha-1
rlentlado of the hot country, to bvg
blin to come to their relief. i
Twice before Alvnroi had met th
rebels. The first time be sxike them
well and they ran off all his horses
The second time he armed his Yauuli '
and Yaqul Mayo ratichcros against j
them and drove them from his domain, !
Irflicllug a sanyuluary punishment,
Since lh on he bad been itching to,
engage tlieni In a pitched battle, aud
when the word reached hlra he would
come. Two hundred and forty Yaquls,
all armed with repealing rifles, would
follow at Ma back, and even with his i savage yells and the crash of a sud
boasted thousand llernardo Hravo 1 den volley drifted down from the rocky
could hardly withstand their valor. P. j heights the men who had ben bo
while the rebels parleyed, demanding J slcgod In Fort una knew that death waa
a ransom of millions and threatening
to destroy the town, the defenders
argued and reason. d with them,
hoping to kill the time utull Alvarva
In the open apace In front of the
house thn refugees gathered in an anx
ious group, waiting for messengers
from the front, and aa Hooker walked
among them he was aware of the ma
lignant glancee of Aragnn. There were
other glances aa well, for he had won
great favor with thn ladlea by ditching
the powder train, but none from Gra
cla or, her mother.
Hud would not have admitted that
he resented this lack of appreciation
on ine pan of uracta. in fact no naro-,
ly knew that hn did resent it, but ha :
watched anxiously for any sign of an-;
proval from this girl who was to be.
hi pardner'a brido should be conduct
her safely lo the border. '
From the beginning the Senora Ara-!
gon had treated btm as a stranger, ac- j
cording to the code of her cla a, and I
Hooker had never attempted to In- j
trude, ut If (Irar la still remembered
lhat she wa an American girl at heart,
he forgot to ahow It to him. To all
she waa now the proud Spanish lady,
thrown with the common people by
the stress of clroumstaucea, but tar
away from them In her thought.
The conference between the lender
dragged on and messengers camo and
went with the news then, aftur hour
of debate, it broke tip suddenly in a
row ana me emisaanea came naca on
the run. Even at that they narrowly
escaped, for the rebels oned fire
upon them from the rldgna, and before
they could get back to cover tha
dandy, Manuel del Key, received a bul
let bole through the crown of hia bat
A grim smile flickered across Dud's
face aa be aaw the damage It had
wrought, for he knew that Amlgo waa
In the lillli and a bullet ahot down
hill goes b';h! Borne trace of what
was his mtnd must have come to
Del ,.ey aa ho halted In the shelter of
the house, for ha regarded the Ameri
can sternly a Aragon spoke rapidly
In hi ear Hut If they planned ven
geance between thorn the times wera
not fiKht, for a rattle of anna came
from (he lower town and the raplalu
waa up and away to marshal his men
to the defense.
su iar id i no siors l mi itey nau sepi ;
under cover, patrolling the streets j
and plata and letting the volunteer
fight, but now the war had shifted to 1
hi territory and hia ru rales were run
ning like mad. For, matching treach
ery agaluat deceit, the rebel leader
had ant men around to elip up near
the town and at the first fusillade from
th hillside they tuuia charging up
Then It wa that the ever-watchful
ru rales proved their worth. A the
r b Is appeared In the open they run
to tlia outlying house and, fighting
from the list roof, checked th ad
vance until the miner could com to
Hut In tha confusion another party
of rebel bad rushed down the gulch
from the west, and while the fight was
going on In tha lower town they found
lodgmeut In a big adobe house. And
now lor ma nrst nine lucre waa ngni -
Ing In earnest the house-to-houso I
fighting that la aeen at Its worst In
Mexico. While women screamed in
the cua grsnde and tha Americans
paced to and fro on the hill, tha boom
of a dynamite bomb marked the begin
ning of baud to-hand.
If there waa to be casualty list In
this long looked for battle of Fortune,
tJLnaV-;",rt'j'J14',tt. could i
begin counting tne aeau.
With a fearlessness born of Ionic f
mtllarltjr with explosives the Bonoran
mlnera advanced valiantly with theli
hand grenatles baking powder ran"
filled with dynamite and studded with
fulminating" capa. Digging flerculy
through wall alter wall they ap
proached unperoolvod by tho enemy
and tho first bomb, flung from a roof,
filled tho adobo with wounded and
A dens pall of yellowish amok
rose high above tho town awl. aa bomb
after bomb waa crplodcd and thn yella
of tha minora grew louder with each
success, the stunned tnvadcra bioko
from cover and Tunned heltorBkeltni
up tha gulch. Then Iherw waa a prodl.
glous shouting from the Hnnoratis and
more than one triumphant grenndlei
swung his can of giant powder by th
tiling and let It snianh against tha hlU
In a terrific, dcoustlon.
In tha big house all was con fun lea,
Soon tho cheers of the dofendera hero
nldod victory and, In spite of all effort
to restrain thm, the wlvea of tha
miners ruahod Into tha open to gasa
upon the triumph of thulr menfolk.
On the hilltops the Ineffective robe!
riflemen rose up from behind their
stone wall to stare, until suddenly
they, too, were seised with a panic and
raa to and fro like an Is. Then, around
the curve below tho concentrator.
tall man came dashing up on a pure
white horse, and behind liim. rharglng
as be charged, came tho swarthy Ya
aula of Alvarex. their new rifles gleam
Ing In the aun.
1'p along the hillside and after tha
fugitives they ran with vengeful eager
ties, racing each other for the highnt
around and the first shot at the reb
els. First Alvarex on his white horse
would be ahead, and then, aa they en
countered rocks, Ihe Yaquls would
aurgo to the front. It was a race and
at the same time 11 waa a rout, for,
at the first glimpse of that oncoming
body of warriors, the cowardly follow
rs of Dernardo Pravo took to their
beds and fled.
Hut over the rocks no f'hlhuahuan,
no matter how scared, ran hoie to out
distance a Yaqul. and the pop. p of
rifles told the fate of the first luckless
stragglers. For the Yaquis, alter a
hundred and sixty years of guerrilla
warfare, never waste a ahot; and aa
abroad In the hill.
Fainter and fainter came the ahot
as the pursuit led on to the north and.
aa Hooker strained hi eyes to follow
a nugo form that Intuition told him
waa Atnlgo, ho wa wakened suddenly
from hia preoccupation by the touch
of aome unseen band. Ho waa In the
open with people all about blm
Spanish refugees. Americans, trium
phant miners and their wlvea but
that touch made blm forget the battle
above blm and Instantly think oC
Ha turned and burrlod back to tha
corral whore Copper I lot torn waa kept,
and there hn found her waiting, with
roan all saddled, and she chal
lenged him with her eyes. The sun
gleamed from a pistol that she held
In her hand, and again from hor golden
hair, but he aaw only her eyes, ao
brave and daring, and the challenge
to mount and ride.
Only for a moment did he atand ban
fore her gaze, and then he caught up
hia saddle and apokn soothingly to hia
horse. They rode out of the corral
together, closing the gates behind
them and passing down a gulch lo the
rear A;i tha town lay ailent below
them aa they turned toward the west
Tho time had come. Well ha knew
the danger that lay between them
aud the American line. ItaDgerw not
for him but for her. lu the hills and
j psnsos and on the cactus-covered
i plain wer thousand of men with
whom she would not be aalo for an
Instant, and against whom be must
guard her that ahe might be delivered
safely to Phil. Aud he loved her then
oa he had not believed It possible to
love a woman. He loved this woman
that he waa attempting to save for
another man, a "pardner" who had
at the beat been reckless of every
trust, who hod been Unfaithful to ev
ary promise. And acrose the bordes
this man waa waiting for the woman
Dud Hooker loved. That be Uke he
to htm waa a more eevere tost of hia
manhood thai) any to which he hod
before been subjected. That he bej
untrue to je trust h reposed In
hint never entered hut nilnd for a moJ
meet. With a strong man's love fn
her he thought only of how ha wsa in
I conduct her suit ly out of tb dunger
1 t. Ik ...nnn-.U l,u.
Soldiers, mlnera, and refugees, men,
women, and children, every soul In
Fort una was on tha hill to see the last
of tha battle. It bad been a end
affair, bnt bravely ended, and aome.
thing la the dramatlo suddennea ol
this victory had held all eyes to th
close. Hud and Gracla passed out ol
town unnoticed, and aa soon aa they
bad rounded the point they spurred on
till tbey gained the pans.
"I knew you would come!" said
Gracla, smiling radiantly as the
paused at the fork.
"flur!" answered Honker with hi
good humored cmlle. "Count me In on
anything which way doe thla traij
go; do you know?"
"It foes west twelve utiles toward)
Anapa," replied Gracla confidently)
"and the It comoa into th. main rose)
that leads north to Kogala and Uada
"That sound about right for u,1
replied Dud. "Uadadon'e th place wi
want to head for, and w want to gej
there mighty quick, too. If them rets
cla will lot u. an' I guess that's whaf
they'll have to do whe.lb.er they wxsiJ
JrLlot . ... - . . J
(Continued Mouelay Afternoon ), J