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BUILDING AND LOAN MONEY TO LOAN Repayable $13.00 per month on ; each $1000 borrowed. , Interest ceases on each payment made. Entire loan can be paid . any time, without notice or extra expense, E. E. fASCOE, Agent. MONEY TO LOAN I have been L agent for the State Mutual Building and Loan Association for 10 years. Every customer well pleased. Never had a complaint in the 10 years. Come In and Investigate our plan. TWENTIETH YEAR. 12 PAGES. PHOENIX, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 1, 1909 12 PAGES. VOL. XX. NO. 104. THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN i p. in IS APPOINTED ManFromDouglas to Be New Member of Commission ACCEPTABLE TO THE PEOPLE The Position on the Railway Commission Vacated for Busness Reasons by Mr. Ely Was Filled Yesterday by Governor Sloan. Mr. J. F. Cleaveland, secretary to the governor, gave out the information last night that Governor Sloan, after a conference at Prescott in the afternoon with W. P- McNalr or Douglas, had decided to appoint Mr. McNair to the position on the railway, commission made vacant by the resignation of Sims Ely, which takes effect today.- Mr. McNair for nearly a year has been secretary of the chamber of commerce at Douglas. Previous to taking that position he had held im portant employments for several years at Bisbee with the El Paso & South western railway. For many years he has been a recognized factor in busi ness and political affairs of Cochise county. Before coming to Arizona he had been in the railroad service for several years ir. Kansas. He is per haps 00 years of age, but looks young er. He is modest and unassuming and is -ell liked. It is believed that the governor could not well have selected a man more generally acceptable to the people of the territory. His com mission will be issued today or to morrow, and he will at once take up the duties of the office. It is expected that Secretary Bicknell will succeed to the chairmanship or the commissien. made vacant by the resignation of Mr. Ely. it was impossible to learn last night whether Mr. McNair will stay in Douglas or come to Phoenix. The law creating the commission provides that the commissioners "shall devote their time to the duties of the office." As originally considered, the bill read that the commissioners must give their "whole time" to the duties of the of fice, but the legislature cut out the word "whole," so that the proper legal construction of this language of the law Li that the members must give to their duties so much of their time as is necessary to a proper discharge of the duties. It would seem practicable, therefore, for Mr. McNair to stay at Douglas and attend the regular and f-pecial meetings at Phoenix, as does Mr. Stoneman, the other member. Some cf his friends thought last night, however, that he would prefer to stay in Phoenix during his term of orflce. Mr. McNair's present appointment places him in & position which he missed last spring by a hair. As the inside facts as to the original appoint ments have never been published, they are worth telling now. As soon as it became evident that the legislature would pass the bill creating a railway commission, a host of applicants appeared and Governor Kibby had some fifty of them under consideration. Several, if not all, of the commercial organizations of the territory, represented by delegates at a meeting in Phoenix, adopted reso lutions asking the governor to ap point Mr. McNair of Douglas and Mr. Jones of Phoenix. In the matter of Mr. Jones ,the governor, after careful consideration, decided not to appoint him. He made r.o public statement of his reasons, but his Intimate friends thought they understood the situation. Many people overlook the fact that our territorial form of government Is practically a "one man government." The governor appoints all territorial officers and is held responsible at the national capital. To do Justice to him self and to the public service he must surround himself with officers whom he can take into intimate conference at all times. It is almost Impractica ble for him to have an impottant of ficer with whom he Is not on the best of terms personally. It . had ben re ported to Governor Kibby that , Mr. Jones had indulged In severe criticism of the local officers of the t'n'.ted States reclamation service, a criticism which logically Included the govemr as one of the legal advisers of the ser vice. It . was also understood that Mr. Jones was more or less interested In presenting elaim9 on behalf of various persons against the railroads for dam ages, etc. It was also understood that he had been discharged from the rail road service at Prescott, and that whether just or otherwise he held a feeling of Intense personal bitterness against certain railway officers some of the men with whom the railway commissioners wouUl have frequent oc casion to confer as to rate matters. Under all these circumstances it was understood, the governor concluded that he would not appoint Jones. Undoubtedly another reason In the mind of Governor Kibbey for not ap pointing Mr. Jone.s a reason In itself controlling was his feeling ot great responsibility for the work of a new commission in a new field. He nat urally wished to have at least one per sonal representative on the commis sion, and as such representative he se lected Mr. Ely, who, more than any one else, perhaps, had been closely as sociated with him in the prominent policies of the administration. And having selected Mr. Ely, nobody else from this judicial district could be ap pointed. Mr. McNair was next considered for the "rate expert" of the commission. The governor had definitely decided to appoint McNair, having a very fa vorable acquaintance with him, when violent opposition to McNair on the oart of certain citizens of Cochise county developed. The governor had these objections under consideration until the morning of the day on which the nominations were sent to the council. On the morning of that day a delegation of Democratic councllmen waited on Mr. Ely with a verbal but confidential message for the gov ernor to the effect that under no cir cumstances would the nomination of Mr. McNair be confirmed. . Investiga tion speedily confirmed the correct ness of these representations. There upon Mr. Ely telegraphed Mr. McNair that the governor would not subject him to the annoyance of a rejection by the council, and that another man would be selected for the "rate" posi tion. It had not been forgotten bv the Democratic members of the council. apparently, that Mr. McNair had been an influential factor in carrying Co chise county for Cameron for con gress. To bo sure, the Democratic members of the council had also as sured Mr. Ely that Judge Andrews ot Prescott, understood by them to have been selected by the governor for at torney of the commission would not be confirmed either. But Judge Andrew had advised that he did not expect to be confirmed, but wished his name to go in nevertheless. Meanwhile M. O. Bicknell, for years i high official of the Sotithtrn Pacific coi.ip-ipy, had appeared as a taiulidate. Soir.e weeks areviouslv Mr. Bicknell, -wing tv a personal difference with ' ne f t his superior officers, had re signed and the appointment of his suc cessor had been bulletined. Knowing that Mr. Bicknell was one of the most expert traffic men in the country, and having full confidence in his integrity and his purpose to perform faithful service for the people, the governor decided upon him, and after the re jection of Judge Andrews by the coun cil he nominated Mr. Ely, Mr. Ston- man and Mr. Bicknell, all of whom were promptlyconfirmed by the coun cil. In the matter of Mr. Ely's resigna tion the following correspondence be tween the governor and him is made public: The Resignation. "Phoenix, Arlz Aug. 28, 1909. "My Dear Governor Sloan: "Having, with Mr. S. W. Higley. pur chased The Arizona Republican, the management of which will engage my time hereafter, it becomes necessary for me to leave the railway commis sion. "I therefore Iiave the honor hereby to resign the office of railway com missioner, the resignation to take ef fect as soon as it will meet your con venience to name my successor I sug gest September first, prox., if agree able to you. "In taking my official leave I find it a pleasure to express somewhat of my appreciation of the uniform cour tesy and consideration and support which you have extended to me In all our official relations, and I wish you to know that my interest In the suc cess of your administration will be In no wise lessened by my retirement to private life. And with best wishes for you in every way I am sincerely yours, "SIMS ELY." "His Excellency, "RICHARD E. SLOAN, "Governor of Arizona, Phoenix." The Governor' Reply. "Office of the Governor. Phoenix. Ariz., Aug. 30, 1909. "Mr. Sims Ely, Phoenix, Arizona: "My Dear Mr. Ely I have your letter of August 28th, tendertng your resignation as a member of the Ari zona railway commission, to take ef fect whenever it be convenient for me to name your successor and suggesting September 1st for that time If agree able to me. "In accepting your resignation I wish to express to you my apprecia tion of the services you have rendered to .the Territory as a member of the commission and to express my regret that you find It necessary for business reasons, to give' up the office. "Your work as a member of the commission has been entirely satisfac tory to me and your association, as a member of my administration has been most agreeable and pleasant. "Wishing you success in your news-' paper venture, and with personal re gards, I remain sincerely yours, "RICHARD E. SLOAN." DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE. The Valuable Cargo of the Steamer Minnesota. Seattle, Aug. 31. The Great North ern steamship Minnesota, bringing Baron Shlbusawa, the foremost finan cier of Japan, and many merchants, members of parliament and bankers, representing six great cities of Japan, in' all fifty-two persons, arrived at Pjrt Townsend at E o'clock this af ternoon one day ahead of her schedule andy carrying, besides her distinguish ed pissengers, the most valuable car go ot merchandise that ever crossed the Pacific ocean. A dewgation representing the eight chambers of commerce of the Pacific coast met the Minnesota at Port Town send and greeted the visitors Inform ally. : o STARVING SWEDISH STRIKERS. Stockholm, Aug. 31. It Is asserted that many strikers are actually starv ing and that others are subsisting on bread and water and fish caught in the Archipelago or are tramping the country robbing potato fields. GATHERING IN THE DROWNED AThousand Bodies Have Been Recovered al Monterey GHASTLY REPORTS COME IN Hundreds of Dead Seen Floating on the Flood and the Dead Lie in Depres sions From Which Water Has Receded. Monterey, Aug. 31 Tonight the total number of bodies recovered. from along the Santa Catarina river total approximately 1.000. But little is known as to the loss of life and damage outside the city. Nine hun dred bodies were recovered in the chy. The village of San Francisco was entirely destroyed, the town of San Juan was badly damaged and Camar go on the Rio Grande is reported completely washed away. A rider from the town of Cadereyta, this state, said tonight that twenty bodies had been found there, that hundreds were seen floating by with the flood and that on his ride from Cadereyta there was not a depres sion in the ground or an arroyo which did not contain from one to ten bodies left by the floods. The northern part of the state of Nuevo Leon had been flooded and from the country toward Tamplco alarming reports have been receiv ed. Nothing definite is known, how ever, as telegraphic communication has not been opened with the dis trict. The property loss Is estimated be tween J12,ft0(i,0ll0 and $15,000,000 in this city without counting the dam age to the railroads or down the valley. The railroad situation remains un changed, but officials say a train will arrive tomorrow from Laredo, and that trains will leave for Laredo tomorrow. No trains will leave for Mexico City before another forty eight hours. COMMUNICATION OPENED Laredo, Aug. 31- The National railway succeeded In re-establishing service with Monterey today. A local train left this morning and made a slow run of 188 miles to that city.. The regular through Mex ico City train left Laredo at four this afternoon. HOUSELESS ACTOR. New York, Aug. 31. The summer home of Raymond Hitchcock-, the act or, was destroyed by fire today. Two women servants were severely hurt by jumping from windows. o EXPLOSION ON A TUG. Oakland. Aug. 31 The tug boat Pirate had an exploison aboard this morning while near Tort Costa. An oil barge, being towed, caught fire and an unknown boy jumped from the barge and drowned. Dan Webster, captain of the tug, was Injured ty the explosion. The tug sank, but the crew was resCwed. o DRUNK OR CRAZY FORMER MRS. DUKE At Any Rate, She Spent the Night in a Cell. Chicago. Aug. 31. Mrs. Alice Webb Duke, the divorced wife of Brodie L. Duke, was arrested here tonight. She passed the night in a cell at the Harrison street station. Mrs. Duke was arrested uion complaint of an automobile .company because of her inability to pay $40 for a machine rented during the day. Upon her ar rival at the Palmer house she de manded the best suite, and . when asked to pay for it in advance ad mitted that she had no money, but said she would have $1000 tomorrow. Later she went to the criminal court and told an assistant state's attorney that relatives of her former husband .were plotting against her life. After leaving she visited a num ler of lawyers and business men and tried to interest them in a plan to float a bond Issue to save Turkey from bankruptcy. THE ROOSEVELT COOK DEAD Mqntciair, N. J., Aug. 31. Hester Campbell, the famous Scotch cook who was employed for many years in the family of President Roosevelt, died here today at the age of ninety six. ' She was particularly noted for her recipe for "Johnny cake," and always accompanied the Roosevelts on tjieir trips. I 0 i JAPANESE-CHINESE ONE SIDEO AGREEMENT A SETTLEMENT OF GENERAL MANCHURIAN QUESTIONS. Compromise Consisting Largely of Concessions by China. Pekin, Aug. 31. China and Japan today concluded negotiations on the general Manchurian question. The two countries soon will sign an agree ment under which China agrees first, not to construct the Hsin Mln Tun Faku men railroad without consulting Japan; second, in the event the Kirin railroad shall be extended to the Man churian border, half the required sum shall be borrowed from Japan; third, Japan is given the right to work the mines in the Fu Shun and En Tai dis tricts; fourth, Japan wilt construct the extension of the Yin Kow railroad; filth, there shall be a joint exploita tion of the mines in the zone reached by the Manchurian and Antung-Muk-den railroad lines; Bixtli, China agrees to open four trade marts in the Chlen Tao district between Korea and Man churia; Koreans living therein shall be under the jurisdiction of Japan, while those residing outside the marts shall be under the jurisdiction of China ex cept that Japan shall have the right to hold court in cases calling for the In fliction of the death penalty; seventh, China agrees that Japan move the sta tion of the South Manchurian railroad to Mukden. Japan agrees, first, to recognize Chinese sovereignty in the Chien Tao districts; second, that the terminus of the Hsin Min Tun railroad be moved to the city of Mukden, and third, that the amount of the indemnities is to be determined later. During the negotia tions Japan declined to discuss the question of the administration of the railroad zones or the question of polic ing the Antung-Mukden line. o WHERE BALL WAS PLAYED , ON DIAMOND FIELDS The Results of Contests in the Three I Leagues. American. At Cleveland RUE. Cleveland 1 C 2 New York 4 10 1 Batteries: Young and Easterly; Doyle and Sweeney. Second game R.H.E. Cleveland 2 7 3 New York 1 5 3 Batteries: Falkenberg and Clarke; Lake, Warhop and Kleinow. At Chicago R.H.E. Philadelphia 0 4 1 Chicago 2 5 1 Batteries: Morgan, Krause and Livingstone; Smith and Sullivan. At Detroit R.H.E. Detroit 7 12 1 Boston 4 11 2 Batteries: Killian and Schmidt; Hall, Karger and Carrigan. At St. Louis R.H.E. Washington ;...3 7 3 St. Louis 7 10 1 Batteries: Wltherup, Smith. Street and Slattery; Pelty and Stephens. National. At Boston R.H.E. Pittsburg 7 8 1 Boston 2 7 3 Batteries: Willis and Gibson; Morr and Graham. At Philadelphia R H E. Philadelphia 11 11 5 St. Louis 8 3 Batteries: McQuillen and Dooin; Boebe, Melter and Phelps. At New York R.H.E. Chicago 2 5 0 New York .'..0 5 2 Batteries: Brown and Archer; Wiltse and Myers. At Brooklyn R.H.E. Cincinnati 9 14 2 Brooklyn 4 10 1 Batteries: Fromme and Clark; Scanlon, Dent and Marshall. A SPEED WAR In Which the Roads of the Northwest Are About to Engage Chicago, Aug. 31. The railroad running time from Chicago to Seattle will be reduced to sixty-two hours ten hours below the present schedule as the first move in a war de clared upon all other western and northwest roads by Hill of the Great Northern according to a story the Record-Herald will print tomorrow. Notice was served today by the Burlington that effective, September 12, that road would no longer ob serve the western passenger train speed agreement, but would reduce the running time of its main Chicago Denver train by two hours. INVESTIGATING M'KEES' ROCK'S PEONAGE Pittsburg, Aug. 31. A grand jury investigation of the alleged peonage cases in the plant of the Pressed Steel Car 'company Is promised. The district attorney- examined a number of witnesses today, including the imported workmen- brought to take the strikers places. Testimony It is said ' will be presented to the grand jury, September 6. LEFT BULLION FOR PENNIES Error of a Pennsylvania Train Robber RUT NOT EMPTY HANDED Did He Leave the Scene of His Enterprise; a Bold Hold-Up by Bandit on ""the Eastern Slope of the Alleghenies. Lewlston, Pa., Aug. 81. An auda cious and startling hold-up of a rail road train occurred on the eastern slope of the Allegheny mountains to day. A lone highwayman with a dy namite cartridge stopped a Pennsylva-' nia railroad express train and at the point of a revolver compelled the crew to carry thousands of dollars from an express car to a spot In a wilderness. When the conductor attempted to In terfere he was shot in the hand and the bandit escaped. In the darkness, however,- lie mis took a bag containing 10,000 new Lin coln pennies for gold coin and stag gered away, leaving the real gold bul lion to be recovered. When the news of the robbery reach ed the railroad and express company officials they ordered every available detective from the east and west to come to the scene. Bloodhounds were also put on the track of the robber, but up to a late hour tonight no trace of the man had been found. After the robbery the bandit calmly ordered the crew back on the train and told them to pull out. leaving the bul lion beside the track. It was recovered later by a posse sent on a special train. It is reported tonight that in addition to the pennies several .thousand dollars in currency was missing, but. the ex press company officials refused to an nounce the exact amount of the loss. Agent Hamaker pf Lewistown sent a safe to the scene of the robbery to recover six bags of pennies on which the seals had not been broken, but which had been cut open with a knife to ascertain the contents and had been abandoned by the robber in disgust. With practically every detective and officer employed by the railroad, assisted by special detectives o the Adams Express company, engaged In the search for the bandit, the pre diction is made tonight by Pennsyl vania railroad officials that his ap prehension is but a few hours off. The robber was traced a short dis tance up the mountain side, cur rency dropped In the flight marking his trail. The highwayman, it Is said, took $.'..000 In .bullion and $:i00 in pennies from the car. All this has been found along the trail except $5. o WEATHER TODAY Washington, Aug. 31. Forecast for Arizona: Showers Wednesday and Thursday. MONEY WAS SQUANDERED IN HIS INVESTIGATION A Charge by Bird S. Coler Against Mayor McClellan. New York, Aug. 31. Charges against Mayor McClellan, filed with Governor Hughes by Bird S. Coler, president of the borough of Brooklyn, were made public here today. Coler alleges that McClellan has squand ered money 'in the investigation ord ered by his commissioner of accounts and that these investigations have been aimed solely at his political opponents and not for the general good of the city government. In the investigation of the office of Mhe president of the borough of Brooklyn, Coler charges, that the mayor has "misplaced the public funds of the city of New York to the extent of at least $100,000." RECEIVER APPOINTED. Chicago, Aug. 13 The financial dif ficulties of the Frances-Mohawk Min ing and Leasing company of Goldfield, due to legal tangles and a number of heavy judgments, today resulted In a receivership for the company. Judge Kohlsaat of the circuit court ap pointed the Western Trust Savings bank as temporary receiver. He Is sued a temporary Injunction against the officers of the company and Its Chicago agents restraining them from wilhdrawing $125,000 deposited in the Central Safety Deposit valuts and from interfering in any way with the af- fairs of the company pending Investi gation. An attorney representing D. M Mackenzie, president and general man ager of the company, alleges that at tempts on the life of Mackenzie have teen made by alleged enemies of the company, who, he declares, are behind the present proceedings. o ; A SICK JURIST. The Illness of Associate Justice Moody Believed to be Serious. Haverhill, Mass.. Aug. 31. With many precautions for secrecy, Asso ciate Justice W. H. Moody of the United States supreme court was re moved in a police ambulance from the Bradford railroad station to his home here tonight. He appeared helpless. Although his ailment was announc ed officially as a case of rheumatism and gout, local physicians believe It is more serious. Mr. Moody came here, it is understood, from a sani tarfum in New York - where he has been for some time. r o THE PACIFIC SQUADRON Preparation for Its Voyage Across the Sea. San Francisco, Aug. 31. Immediate ly after the arrival from Seattle to day, the eight armored cruisers of the Pacific fleet, under command of Rear Admiral Sebree, began prepara tions for the five-months' voyage on which they will start next Sunday and which will take them to Hono lulu, Manila, Japan and China before their return to the Pacific coast. Battle practice In Philippine waters will be the most important feature of the voyage, according to Admiral Sebree. Cruising at high speed is another feature of the trip. The cruisers came down the coast at an eighteen-knot gait and will maintain the same speed to Honolulu. A BAD AIM Shell Thrown Into French Cruiser in Gunnery Practice. Lorient, France, Aug. 31. An extra ordinary accident occurred today dur ing the gunnery practice off Quiberan. Owing, it Is thought, to an error in aiming one of the guns aboard the French armored cruiser Gloire, six shells were fired into the cruiser Marseillaise, one of which penetrated the hull and burst inside. No one was injured, as the crew were in other parts of - the ship. EL PASO INVITES DIAZ. Mexico City, Aug. 31. Mayor Sweeney of El Paso. Texas, was re ceived today by President Diaz at the palace. The president, through Ambassador Thompson, tendered a formal invitation by El Paso to visit that city to meet President Taft in October. The invitation was ac cepted. THREATENED BY A MOB Walla Walla Millionaire Whose Auto mobile Had Killed a Farmer Walla Walla Aug. 31. Delos H. Coffin a wealthy farmer near Walla Walla was run-down and killed by an automobile driven by John A- Baxter, a millionaire real estate dealer tonight. The occupants of the car were surrounded by an angry mob of citizens and had It not been for the timely intervention of offi cers, some might have suffered bod ily harm. Both Mr. and Mrs. Baxter are In jail awaiting the coroner's inquest tomorrow. DIVIDED ENCAMPMENT. California Spanish War Veterans and the Colored Question. Pasadena, Aug. SI At the session here of the encampment of the State Spanish War Veterans a demand was made today to revoke the charters of Vallejo. Oakland and Berkeley because they withdrew their delegates yester-S day on aecmint of negro delegates be ing seated. The affair has created a big disturbance in the organization and may disrupt it. rv ; PRESIDENT ENTERTAINS KNOX Beverly, Aug. 31. Mr. Taft took Mr.. Knox .out on the links of the Myopia club this morning and gave him a sound drubbing at golf. No time was fixed for the visit to the president of Mr. Ballinger, who is now on his way to Washington, Mr. Ballinger was to have Joined the. president at Butte or Spokane to make a large part of the Pacific coast trip with him. I ,, IHHIIIIIIHIIIII'H & l f The Racycle J T Is the largest selling, easiest X running, strongest and fastest T bicycle in the world. Sold only T by Griswold, the bicycle man. 25-27 East Adams St. . . We sell a good bicycle for . . $20. With Coaster Breaks for ;; $25. Special attention given to re- pairing phonographs. T Pneumatic and Solid Tires. tMIHIHIIIIIIlHlllllll' REDUCTION ON WATCH REPAIRING. Best Main, Springs elsewhere $1.50. Our price $1.00 Thorough Cleaning elsewhere $1.5 0. ur Price ' $1.00 Correspondingly low prices on a 11 Jewelry and Watch 'Repairing. All work is done by EXPERT WORKMEN and absolutely guaranteed for one year. . . N. FRIEDMAN, Manufacturing Jeweler. Prompt Attention 33 West Washington St. THE LETTING OF T For Craiig A & C From River to Bengal SUCCESSFUL ST. LOUIS FIRM Work Will Begin as Soon as Outfit Can Be Put on the Ground and Must Be Finished Not Later Than May 15 Next Year. PRESCOTT. Aug. 31. (Special) Prescott has had for the past few days representatives from the follow ing construction companies: . E. L. and D. L. Stone of San Francisco, the J. H. Flick Construction company of Chicago, the J. Ware Construction company of St. Louis, the R. R. Cole man Construction comriany of Los Angeles, the Occidental Construction company of Los Angeles, and Scott, Smith & White of St. Louis. All were here In connection with the invitation of General Manager W. A. Drake for bids covering the grading of the Arizona and California railroad from Parker to a connection with the Santa Fe at Bengal, Cal., a distance of ninety-five miles. The contract was awarded to Scott, Smith & White of St. Louis. . An interesting provision of the con tract to Arizonians is that work shall be complete on or before May 15. 1910. The successful bidders are sons and successors of John Scott, the well-known railroad constructor, and their outfit will be moved from St. Louis to Parker, Ariz., soon as it is possible to make the shipment. .The new line will open up a vast country rich In copper, gold, iron, salt and others minerals. These re sources have been described from time to time by correspondents of the Republican at various points in the terrtiory to be served by the new line. The railroad people state they have been flooded with inquiries from indi viduals and companies having mining and other interests that w-ill be given an outlet by the new line, and the prospects are god for a reasonable tonnage as son as the railroad com pany begins through operations. o RECEPTION OF THE ROOSEVELTS. Ramboullet, France, Aug. 31. Presi dent and Mme. Falleries this afternoon received Mrs. Roosevelt and Miss Ethel at the president's chateau. The party came from Paris in an automobile, Ambassador and Mrs. White being in cluded in the number. ENDORSERS OF BALLINGER El Pasoans Thankful for the Elephant Butte Dam. El Paso, Aug. 31. Resolutions of appreciation and endorsement of Sec retary Ballinger's position with re spect to Irrigation problems, and especially with reference to the Ele phant Butte dam, were unanimously adopted by the citizens of Ei. Paso at a banquet tonight In honor of the El Paso delegation to the national irriga tion congress at Spokane. 24 ACRES Adjoining Mesa. A town of fine home plaee, well fenced; al falfa, fruit, 4-room house, good improve ments. Reasonably priced and easy terms. Dwight B. Heard Center and Adams Sts. to Mail orders.