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Your neighbor's paper They may not like to offend you, but you may be sure they do not appreciate It You can save the subscription price by pat tronlzlng Bkald advertisers YOU WILL... FIND IT... KENT IT. SELL IT.. . If you will toll the people aoout it in Publishes ALL tli NEWS worth printing six days a, week. H brat D Classified "Ad let.' EL PASO, TEXAfr, THURSDAY, MARCH 3. 1898. VOL. XVIII. NO. 53. PRICE FIVE CENTS. 3L. PASO BAIIaY HERALD U08HUA 8. RAYNOLDS, President; ULYSSES 8. STEWART, Oashier; -THE- FIEST NATIONAL BANK El Paso, Capital, Surplus and Profits H: L. NEWMAN, Banker, W. H. AUSTIN, Oashier; El Paso, A General Banking O-Mexican Money and Exchange Bullion Bought. SAr 1ST x Ufiitai x O. R. MOREMEAD. President; J O. L'CKLAND, Cashier; STATE NATIONAL BANK Establi hed April, 1881. A legitimate banking business transacted in all it branches. Exchange on 11 the cities of the United States bought at par. Highest prices paid for Mex ican Dollars. JUAREZ OP BANCO CilERCIAL OF CHIHDAHDA. CAPITAL, $600,000. Buy and sell Mexican Money, and Exchange on all the principal cities of the Republic of Mexico, the United States and Europe. A General Bankinsr dxb-cxobs, 425iS?5ftIa5rKIQ5S tS&as m- FALOMIR; Cludad Jan, AUULFH RBAKADEK, Manager. PEW-& SON, Agts. f THE NEW SHOE J FOR WOMEN. . . f SATANNERAlffii Sole Agents for the Superior Tl STAR LIVERY, FEED Corner West Overland aaa Santa fe Streets. Phone 92. J. CALDWELL, Pro , 1 8,1agy -THE ONLY MORGUE IN THE CITY. IThos. Ehrenberg, V i Carriage and Wagon -and dealer in- Paints, Oils, Brushes, Varnishes, Etc. Aonnt f.ir O'Rrien'a Celebrated mond & Co.'s Enamel for Furniture, Bric-TBrao (all colors). Let me give yqu an estimate on the next painting you need, Satisfaction Guaranteed. sjtinmmiimmmmmmmmiimimmiiimfflmitmmiimy If ampbell Real Estate Co. Tbis company bas business and residence los for sale on easy term4. Will exo aDge lots for labcr ard buildipg materials. Will 8" 11 lot on monthly pa merits. Will exchange lots for impioved property. Houses built io suit purchasers oa easy terms Call at our office in the Sheldon block. B. F. iuiiiiuuiiuiuiaiuiaaaiiiuiiuiiaiaiumaaiiiiiiiaiiuiu a. W. FLOURNOV, Vice-President JOS. F. W LLIAM8, Asst. Cashier. Texas, $150,000 H. L. NEWMAN, Jr., Asst. Cashier. Texas, Business Transacted. Bought Sold. Gold and Silver ouaim v J08EPH MAGOFFIN, Vice-President J. H. R 8SELL, Asst Cashier. BRANCH: THE Business Transacted. tftSZ. Bneo Minero of Chihuahua. o "Sorosis."! Cork between inner and outer soles. , El Paso, Tex. J Heat and Fuel Savers How long are you going to "get along" with that old cookstove, that burns root e fuel than a furnace and heats the outdoors more than it does the oven? A very little money will buy one of our handsome c.okstovts you'll save the price in fuel in one season. It will keep the heat where it ought to be, and cook your food as it ought to be cooked. Come in and examine them- V.n Bltrcom Block. Cor n - r Mesa Avenue and I Texas street. and St. Clair Steel Ranges. AND SALE STABLES. Caldwell Undertaking Co. 805 S. El Paso Street, The Leading Undertakers, Phones 197 arid 92. CALLS ANSWERED DAY OR NIGH1 J. E NAGLEY. Manager 320... EL J PASO ST. PAINTER ; ; 4 1 Carriage Varnishes and Ray- Have no competitors on the prices of Paiats Oils, Etc. HAMMETT, Manager, g This gil 4 4 4 1 t ! THE BEST ALWAYS w - HAND. Applies to our "MERIT" brand of ..BUTTER.. As much as to anything else we have in the store It's a mi'd, sweet butter, and is uni formly good. I couldn't buy a better butter, no matter what price I paid for it. II 1 couia 1 wouia, lor nuiuipg ui the best is good enough (or my patrons. After you're tired of exDTlmeDtln with toieraoiy ra'r ouTxars, iry tiiw uranu wiiu the word "M KRIT'' on every pound ptlnt, and you'll' stojj exper lmnntlog. 25c A POUND ONLY AT J. B. Watsons GROCERY STORE. r. Ban Antonio PhnnP 11 ind Stanton Streets. IIIUIIC HJXj PASO, THJiCA-SS Another Carload -OF- CHQICE APELES Just Received. Ben Davis, Roman Beauty, Roman Knight, etc., 1 ids. ior 25c. $1.00 buys a box of this choice fruit, weignuig at to w iu. A special consignment of Choice Mex ican Oranges at 20c. per dozen. It is needless to say these fruits are are selling rapidly. J. he prices remain good until the entire shipment is sold. : : : El Paso Grocery Co., :::CORNER::: Oregon & E. Overland. THE COMMERCIAL Y ! CENTER OF EL PASO V Corner El Paso and San Francisco S'reets. LOCATION OF- The Big Three i In One.... 1st. 2d. A . well Assorted Music Store. Bicycle, Sewing Machine, Athletic and Sporting Goods Department. Mexican Curio and Art Store. 3d. A visit to this department is equal to a trip through the TionnhHfi of Mexico. 9 ! W. G. Walz Co., EL PASO. TEXAS Spring Fishing--- EE g IN the boundless trade ocean & We dropped our hook baited with "Ready Money," and p landed some magnificent & priz's in "low tariff" CAR- PFTS, which we now offer jp on the same basis. & Our expert O'herman r.lso lowered our K, merchandlre net Into the vast KUE- si NITUKE se , and an unprecedented , Catch" Is now In our salesroom. i Never refore l ave we fished so sue- ,g, cessfu lv.nopbooked so many unique S beauties In the shape of Farlor and Bedroom Sult-s, ' ouohea, Leather jst Hockers and '"'hairs. D ilnty Divans, g, pretty Tabnnret'es, Dining Sets and S hundreds of other beautiful and use- , ful articles S If you would like to do a little SPRING g, FISHING yourcelf our "Low Prices" SS furnishes you with a strong and 'g. sturdy pole jg: & Samuel Schutz & ?on, I San Francisco St., El Paso Word from th other side this after noon said that Charlie Keels was dy iog. Two 3-!b cans Cal. ttblf peacnee, p-ar, apricots or plums for 25o. Sta-Grocery. SECRETARY ALGER Criticises Secretary Long fo Giv'ng OFFICIAL SIGNIFICANCE I- To a Recent Expression by Bins, Long When i lie was Particular to Emphasize the Fact That be was Speaking Simply aa an Individual. Alfter Says the Coao try is Confronted With s Grave Emer gency. Washington, . March 3. Tbe Washington Post this morning prints tbe following interview with Secretary Alger. "The statement of Secretary Long that Spain's official participation n the Maine disaster has bean prac tically eliminated, was merely tbe ex Dression of his personal opinion. It Is an injustice to him as welljas to the-eov ernment to give an official significance to the expression when he was parti cular at the time to emphasize the fact tbat he was speaking simply as an in dividual." Secretary of War Alger wa9 inter viewed again today, and said: The country is confronted with a grave emergency, we must De ready for action when the time comes. I havestautory right tbat in esse of emergencies like tbis to act without waitine on coneress. If, later, con gress should decide I acted too hastily n letting war contracts, I will pay the bill out of my own pocket." James Hamilton Lewis, democrat, representative from Washington, severely criticised Secretary Long's remark today and has prepared a reso lution of censure which be will explode at the earl' est opportuDity. Lewis tbinks Secretary Lornr should be con demned by corgress. He says he will fortify his resolution with remarks intimating that Mr. Long was talking for stock exchange effect. THE ISSUKGEST8. . They Expect to Join Forces Witb. toe American Fleet in Case of War. Havana, March 3. The Cubans are displaying great activity' and have whipped the Spaniards at nearly every point. General Gomez has sent a mes senger to Washington with full inform ation of tbe condition of the insuriren t soldiery, their organization and po wer. He expects to join force? with the American fleet in ease hostilities break out. He expresses himself as willing to relinquish bis command to any American general from Washing ton and fight under him. ACCIDENT THEORY KILLED. A Semi-Official Report Saya the Explo sion was From the Outside. Washington, March 3. The pres ident and cabinet . have received a semi-official report to the effect that tbe Maine was blown up from outside. Nothing has developed, however, ac cording to the report -.which connects the Spanish officials with the crime. Information that such a message had been received was gained from high officials tbis morning. It disposes of the accidental theory completely. WANT PROTECTION New Orleans' City Council h's Pert turned for a Mau-of-War. New Orleans, March 3. Tbe local ity council has asked the president to send a man-of-war to New Orleans to protect the city in the event of war with Spain. The popular sentiment is tbat Spain would make direct for New Orleans in the event of war, and strike their first blow. Their fortifications and coast defenses are in no condition to withstand any hostile fleet. - The Wreckers at Work Havana, March 3. Active work was commenced today by the wreck ing crew in raising Maine's guns. The debris will be towed out in the ocean and sunk. The American divers say hull cannot be saved. Her decks will have to be blown up to release tbe bodies which cannot be reached nov. Two Spanish divers are at work on the outside of the hull. The Spanish war ship Almirante Oqxiendo is expected in a few hours and the city is gaily deco rated. Excitement among the volunteers is less marked this morning, but trouble is looked for at any time. The divers were not able to accomplish any work tbis morning owing to excessive rain. It is feared tha the work of recovering tbe remaining bodies in tbe hull of the Maine vill have to be abandoned. How Spain, Will Fight Madrid, March 3. El Globo ard of he pampers sy tody that Spain is silently preparing for war. Spain will im uediat-ly attack New York, accord ing to one newspaper, should the ves sels in the American Paciflo aqua Iron go to the Phlllippine islands. Want More Warships. Cincinnati, March 3. Congress man Berry, of tbe committee on for eign relation?, says agents of tbe Unit ed States government are negotiating tor the purchase of several warships. DILLON CONFIRMED. The Senate has not Yet Act d on the Postmasters.. A Washington dispatch states that the financial committee of tbe senate has reported favorably on the nomina tions of Moses Dillon, collector of cus toms at El Paso; John J. Haynes, col lector of customs at Corpus Christ! John Grant, marshal of the Eastern district of Texas, and Webster Flan nagan, collector of internal revenue for the third district, and the same were therefore confirmed by the sen' ate. The committee on poetomces has not yet reported on tbe Texas no minations for postmasters, but tbey may do so tcday. It is believed tbat President McKinley will appoint Judge Week, of Fort Worth, for the Judge' ship, notwithstanding the opposition. Dr. Grant will make John Walters his chief deputy. IN CONGRESS. What Both Houses Did at Today's Session. Washington. March 2. In the house today. White, the only colored representative, offered a resolution ap propriating one thousand dollars to the family of the murdered postmaster of Lake Citv. S. C . but objection be ing made the Loud postal bill was tak en up. Tbe house substitute bankruptcy 0111 was taken np in tbe senate today and Stewart, o' Nevada, continued his ar gument against it. Irish Blood Up. Philadelphia, Pa.. March 3. There i- war to the knife among the rish factions in this city. Tonight Glan-ne Gail holds its annual celebra- ioa at the Academy of Music and to morrow night in the same building the Nationalists celebrate tbe 120th anni versary of Emmett's birth. Each bide tried to persuade tbe other to abandon its demonstration and unite in one rally, but without result, and in con sequence there is a feeling of bitter ness on both sides of the Irish camp. The affair is likelv to inferfere witb United Irish demonstration planned for tbe last week of May In this city in celebration of the -98 centenary con vention. The Administration Ball. New York, March 3. The Greater New York Republican club give an Administration" ball at Lenox Ly ceum tonight in commemoration of the first year of tbe McKinley administra tion. President McKinley bae sent bis regrets owing to the necessity of re- maiaing in Washington during the present crisis. It is doubtful whether Secretary Bliss and Vice-President Ho bar t, both of whom had given a contingent promise to attend, will be able to keep their promise. Most of tbe New York congreasmen, nowever, will be on band. Lon on Elections. London, March 3. An immense vote is being polled today at the an- ual election 01 tne Lonaon county council. The campaign has been hot, tbe tories having moved heaven and earth to reverse tbe present liberal majority. The Tory Primrose league and an organization formed of titled women has alo worked energetically in the same direction. John Burns, labor leader, who site on tbe council in dditlon to being a member of parlia ment, siys tbat today's election will give the radicals an increased major ity. Chicago Suicides. Chicago, March 3. Thos. B. Gault, of Arjryle Park, shot and killed him self at his home this morning. Wm. Wolff,- a despondent saloon eeper, cauea n s wue ana aaugoi- to nls oeasiae tnis morning ana then deliberately shot himself dead. Kev West, where the United States naval station is, is an island in the Gulf of Mexico, s'xty miles southwest of the mainland ol Florida. Key West is the principal ilard of the Florida key group. Westward from tbis group seventy miles are the Dry Tortugas, wbere the JNortn Atlantic navai squaa- ron was ordered to go. The islands are so named because there is little or no water to be found on them One of them, however, Garden key, as a noble harbor, better than that ol Key West Alfalfa Is the beat bone, musole ard meat producing green feed known, for hoes. Hogs can be raised and put on the market from an alfalfa farm cheap er than from anywhere else. Every condition for the cheap production of hogs of euparior bacon qualities, ex- st4 here In tne Pecoe valley, xms branch of farming will soon assume no small proportions, and be bringing in tbousands 01 dollars annually to tne farmers. A killing took place at K'lly, N. M.. Wednesday night. The trouble started with a fight between some cat tle and sheep men who have had a feud of several years' standing. Three men were shot, rJmllio Papa, Francis co Saiz and Joe Jsmes. The first is fatally and the lat-t two badly wounded. George Roles and Tom Malony, parties dolcg tne snooting, maae ineir escape, but are cioseiy pursued oy omcerB. .Exchange. Angel P. Aralsa is in Chihuahua en- devoring to make arrangements for tbe construction of a wagon roaa irom Guaneceal to Guadalupe y Calvo in or der to facilitate the transportation of ore from the mines in that district. Sr. Araiza himself has subscribed ball the necessary sum for the work, which will be about $300 000. Enterprise. It is reported from San Miguel coun ty tbat Ouuaty vouchers over there are being bought up at 50 cents, sold at 80 cents on the dollar and then turned in for taxes at par. jSof t snap this for all concerned except the honest taxpayer and good cit'zen wbo pays his taxes in full and promptly as tbe law requires. New Mexican. Mrs. Pboebe A. Hearet, the million aire widojv of Senator Hearst, of Cal ifornia, recently sent five- hundred dollars to Gen. P.iwell Clayton, the American minister, as her contribution to the American hospital fund.' Two Republics. ' The Star Grocery is selling good: cheaper lb an any other bouse in the city. A single trial will convince you. THE LATEST SCHEME It was Stated Today That a Bill Asking FOR AN APPROPRIATION For th. Faichsn of Freedom by the Cn bans With Bonds Guaranteed by the United States Would be Submitted to Congress. Opinions of Different Prom inent Public Hen Differ ns to Whether the Scheme la Feasible. Washington, March 3. At the capital today it was stated that a bill asking for an appropriation for tbe purcbase of freedom by the Cubans with bonds guaranteed by tbe United States would be submitted to congres- Senator Elkins is of the opinion that the plan is feasible and stated tbat three per cent interest bearing bonds for two hundred million dollars would free tbe island. Senator Allison said: "I believe the plan could be carried out satis factorily. " Senator Vest: "This scheme is not the proper way to treat tbe situation; the president should intervene. No body wants war less than I, yet I would be willing to see war if we could ameli- oate tbe fearful condition of the Cuban people." Senator Gorman: "I don't see any thing tbe administration can do unless it intervenes on the ground of human ity." Th-. Relief Fund. Washington. March 3. Mrs. Long, wife of the secretary of the navy, and president of the committee for receiv ing donations for the relief of the fa mi lies of the dead Maine sailors, received $500 tbis morning from President Dole, of Hawaii. The funds now amount to $6,000. Dead Sailors Aboard. Key West, March 3. The coast survey vessel Bache arrived this morn ing from Havana witb some of the dead bodies of the Maine victims. She stopped at Tortuga9 to ' leave nine wounded men. The Board of Inquiry. Key West, March 3. It is expected the board of inquiry will return to Havana this afternoon. A Child's Attempt at Suicide. Chicago. March 3. Chas. Wrlsrht. a 15 year old waif, wbo was recent H arrested for stealing a toy watch, at tempted to choke himself to death this morning in his cell at the police sta tion. Blood was oozing from his. nos trils when he was discovered. The lit tle fellow had dipped a toothpick' In the blood and wrote a farewell note t" a female acrobat who had b: friended him. He stole the watch because he wanted to get food not ha vine had a mou-bful in two days. East Texas WeUher. Fort Worth, March 3. A cold wave started here Tuesday night, the thermometer dropping to six below the freezing point. Muoh damage was done to the fruit crop. KOCKPORT, Texas, March 3. A fearful electrical storm started here Tuesday night and continued yester day, doing great damage to spring gar dens Aransas Pass Buffered from a cloud burst and several houses were blown down. Shipping in Harlem is little injured. Republicans g;e Together Boise City, Idaho. March 3. The executive committee of the republican stat? central committee held a con ference witb tbe supporters of the St. Louis platform today. Its principal purpose is to conf-ider tne Dossibllitt of bringing tbe silver republicans back uto tne told, wnn ways and means of reorganizing tand strengthening tbe epublican party in the state will also be discussed. A Steamer Disabled. Halifax, N. S.. March 3. Tbe North German Lloyds steamer Marie Rickners, from Bremen to Baltimore, witb 100. passengers aboard was towed to port here this morning by the Gar man steamer Alpha. The Rlckner'e shaft broke Sunday. Tragedy Over a Quarrel. dORnrcT.w Ra.. Vlnrnh 3 SheP Wood, a young farmer, shot and killed his b-other Thomas here today, ana then turned tbe gun upon himself and sent a bullet through bis own brain. The brothers had quarreled. Steamers Lust Vancouver, B C, March 3. Capt ain Bucholtz, of tbe steamer Mischief, reports that three United States ves sels were lost in a 'terrible et rm 00 February 18, in Queen Charlotte sound. They could not weather the gala Texas Postofllce Robbed. Abbott, Texa, March 3. The post';ffieo here was robbed this morn inir. Two men are arrested and money belonged to the pjstoilice was found on them. Biennial Sessions. Albany, N. Y., March 3. The as sembly today passed the propo? d amendment to the constitution Drovid irg for biennial sessions tor thejleglsla- ture. One Appointment. Washington, March 3. Thi presi dent nominated today George Smott to be postmaster at Tulluride, Cole. Silver Market. New York, March 3.--Silver 54. 1 8 Late Telegrams. War in April. Madrid. The Correspondencia Mili tar (organ of tbe army) says: "Tbe pre vailing impression is tbat war between Spain and the United States will break out in April." Million Dollar Judgment. Austin, Tex. Final judgment was rendered in favor of the state ' in '- the sunreme court in the cases involvins- about $1,000,000 of school funds alleged to be still due by tbe Houston and Tex as Central and Galveston, Harrisburg end San Antonio on the amounts loan ed said roads from said fund prior to 1860. Tbe controversy was over the portion of the debt liquidated in state warrants issued between I860 and lsoo, the validity of which was disputed by the attorney general, who was sustained -by the lower and indermediatory courts and finally by the supreme court, which today refused to grant a writ of error' in both cases. Eogland Backs United States. London. The Daily News, comment- in? editoriallv this morniug on tbe re lations between tbe United States and Spain, says: "SDain can expect no support, moral or otherwise, from England against the United States. She bas ruined tjuoa, as she has ruined or lost every other colony, by the grossest corruption. - cruelty and mal administration, and she must be left to settle the account for her policy with those whom it may concern without any aia or sympatny on our part." Tbe standard in nn editorial on tne same topic, praises President McKin -lev's satesmanlike moderation and re-v cognizes that "it would be only human nature tbat proof of the Maine's havinrr been blown up from tbe outside should engender a dangerous war feeling in America." Sir Edward Reed, the eminent naval , expert, writes to the Tim s this mort- ng expressing the opinion tnat. tot Maine could be refloated lor a tithe ( 1 her cost. Russia invades China. Tacoma, Wash. Chinese mandari' s at Shanghai have received the nets from Manchuria that a Russian array of 10 000 troops bas crossed the Mancburi frontier near by, and is apparently akiner possession of Chin'se territoiy. rbis intelligence has caused great c x- citement, for while Russia excercin-s great influence at Peitin, the (Jhine e masses are opposed to her encroach ments. The tartar general of Tsltslbur province has received - permission o raise 2000 tartar troops, which will watch Russian movements. Arms a -d ammunition are being rapidly suppliod from Kirin and Mukden arsena s. While the provinca1 authorities ere thus arming against Russia, tbe Pel in government is employing .ttussian cm- cere in the military and customs te- partments. Foreign Capital in Japan. Tacoma. Wash. The Japanese grv- ernment bas decided -that foreign coi tal is needed to assist in Japan's de el- opment, and will hereafter encourage its investment, uount inouye, mii la ter of finance, is now engaged in m en tering a problem demanding immediate attention, after which he will outline a plan under which foreigners may be protected in operating industrial enter prises and banks. Tbe new cabinet supports these views as advanced by Count Inouye and Mr. bone, japan s recent minister to France. They ex pect to first bring about tbe establish ment of a strong bank with foreipn capital for the express purpose "of advancing money to Japanese enter prises. Edwin Dun, ex-United States minis ter to Tokio, is working with Viscount Kaneko to establish a Japinese-Amer' ican bank, which proposes to introduce over $60,000,000 of American money on 1 loans running from Ulteen to twenty years, and bearing 4 to 0 per cent in terest. One plan advanced nas ueen to employ Mr. Dun as 'agent of the Japanese government to raise a loan of 100,000,000 yen in tte United States, but the cabinet prefers tne Dana: pro- Mr. Lievy, a D'rencn mercnanc a Yokoboma, has just gone to France to secure a similar introduction of French capital for banking pur poses. So the Inter-Ocean of Chicago tas been beaten in its fight with the A sso- ciated Press. The Inter-Ocean is a member of the Associated Press atd at tbe same time saw fit to purchase the oecial disnatches of tbe New Y01 k Sun, a paper witb which the Associated Press is vigorously at war. For toi-1, the A- P. management threatened to cut off the regular press service of tte Inter-Ocean unlets it quit fooling with the N. Y. Sun. The Chicago paper ap plied for an injunction, but on Cnil bearing this has been denied, and now tbe Inter-Ocean must quit its Sun ser vice or be excluded from the Associat ed Press. Three 3-lb. cans best tomatoes 25c. Star Grocery. Mogrml maa-ru tt-o food pure, wholesome and daHofcina. poivnzn Absolutely Pure oval mimm aowetn 80., mm voaa.