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EL PASO DAILY HtRALD, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1900 THE DAILY HERALD nbllshed Every Evening Except Sunday BY TBI Herald News Company feL PASO. TEXAS tITTLI PLAZA. T ELF.PBO K 1 Ao Independent Republican NEWSPAPER Meld Enforcement of Existing Laws Is the First Step Toward Mu nicipal Reform. H. D. SLATER, Editor and General Manager. HENRY L. CAPELL. Business Manager. Entered at tbe postofflce at El Paso, Texas for transmission through the mails at second class rates. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION. Daily, one year $7.00 Daily, six months 3.50 Daily, three months 1.75 Daily, one month 60 Weekly, one year 2.00 Weekly, six months 1.00 Weekly, three months 50 The Daily HERALD is delivered by carrier in El Paso, Texas. Juarez, Mexico, and at the El Paso smelt ing works, at fifteen cents (15c) per week, or sixty cents (60c) per month. Subscribers failing to get the HERALD regularly or promptly should call at the office or telephone No. 15. All complaints will receive prompt attention. TO ADVERTISERS. In order to insure proper changes in advertising, copy for same should be at the business office not later r than 10 a. m. ADVERTISING RATES. Rates of advertising in the Daily or Weekly HERALD will be made known upon application at the bus iness office. Those who prefer can have a representative of the bus iness department call upon them, who will quote prices and make I contracts for space. Call telephone No. 115. Classified advertisements for locals, ten (10c) cents per line for nrst in sertion and five (5c) cents for each additional insertion. Special rates npon five hundred (500) or one I thousand (1000) lines of local, to be used in one month, will be fur r nlshed upon application. and enterprise. Memphis, says Appeal, had insight enough to loose from the rest of me state in this regard and adopt a liberal and pro gressive policy toward new enterpris es. The paper quoted characterizes this senseless antagonism to corpora tions in general and to railroads in particular as a "suicidal mania." and goes on: "The railroads are doing more for the state than all other agencies combined. They are spending more money to develop its resources than all other sources whatever. They are cooperating liberally with communi ties and the people for the general up building and the common good. They are paying taxes on a full valuation, which no other property is. There is peace and a growing good will between them and the people. Therefore let tnem alone." o As usual jobailey of Texas was on the wrong side in the discussion' on the Grout oleomargarine bill which re cently passed the house of representa tives. The passage of the bill means! much for the future prosperity of Tex as. it is notorious mat wun aairy ia cilities second to no other state in the union Texas is so poor in this respect that In the eastern part of the state it is almost an impossibility to get but ter at the hotels, especially in the smaller places, and oleomargarine, col ored and uncolored, has an enormous sale among the farmers and dwellers in the small towns. Oleomargarine be- Jag a by product of the packing Indus try, It is difficult to see wherein Texas gains anything by supporting it, as against the dairy interests which might add so much to the wealth of this state if properly developed. The tax on oleomargarine will do much to aid the development of our dairy in terests and the result will remain a new era of prosperity for the farmers of Texas. . the same conclusions that Paul came to. ! ships and mileage. cut The New xork bishop analyzes the sin Subsidies are calculated to offset the of cities thus: "Divorce, crime, and nmerence m me cost oi Duuaing and corruption in all our cities have one root the lust of money." Paul in his epistle to Timothy declared the love of money to be the root of all evil so New York's sinning is not new in the his tory of mankind. The New Haven, Connecticut, Regis ter takes up the matter of providing a decent salary for public employes, The Herald has maintained that when a really competent man accepted such a position as mayor of a city he was realiy performing a great public ser vice, and should be suitably reward ed, not thought of as legitimate prey for anybody to pluck at. The Regis ter applies the same reasoning to the governorship of the state. "The salary of the governor of Connecticut," says the Register, "should not be a cent less than $10,000 with a proper allow ance for such expenses as are caused by the public demands upon his time And person. It is nothing short of wickedness to ask a man of dignity and cnaracter to be governor and then de mand that he shall support the office out of his private purse. It means im poverishment to a professional man of modest means. It means a premium npon governors taken from the ranks of rich men." Not only should the dig nity of the office be maintained, but in order to secure competent men there should be some reward besides having the name frequently in the public press. A business man as mayor or governor should be paid for his bus! ness knowledge and capacity, Just as the manager of any other large cor poration is paid. Especially is this so In the case of tne mayor of a city. The mayor to be most effective should have first of all the capabilities that would make him the successful manager of a large department store or factory, He should be a man of safe but pro gressive business methods, honest, cap able, and high minded. For all these things the city ought to pay and any city cou& well afford to pay well for a respectable administration of the laws. There is no more- reason why a mayor should be expected to give his time for practically next to nothing, than there would be in asking a com petent business man to manage a great corporation for the glory there Is in it. Good workmen, good tools, good pay is a good rule by which to guide the affairs of a city as well as a business concern. o Tennessee has had something of the sajne trouble witu regard to anti-progress legislatures that has characteriz ed the last twenty years or so in Tex as. There has been the same insane war on corporations, especially rail roads, that has benefited nobody, as the Commercial Appeal says, except a lew demagogues, and has given the state a bad name, keeping out capital Japanese buyers are in New Or leans negotiating for the purchase of a large amount of cotton to be ship ped direct. The Oregon Navigation company is perfecting arrangements to bill cotton direct from primary markets via Portland to the orient. carrying it across the sea in its .own steamers and giving a perfect through freight service. It is only within a few years that the shipment of cotton to the orient direct from the Gulf coun try has been carried on. yet last year single railroad, the Great Northern, carrried 40,000 bales of Texas cotton from the Mississipppi valley to Pacific tidewater. Yet jobailey apposed com mercial expansion. o In the Chinese story of loot few in deed have escaped from participation the ugly stories having involved Count Waldersee, the German commander of the allies, and Sir Claude MacDonald the British minister, among others. But so far not an American, either civil official or army man, has been mixed up in these acts of disgrace and the fact is gratifying to note. The discipline of our armies in the field and the enlightened policy that controls their actions have alike been the wonder of the European nations. And China will not forget. o General Fitzhugh Lee is of the opin ion that the Unite. States will event ually have to annex Cuba. He reports the Cuban efforts to construct a gov ernment for themselves are very slow, and in case of their failure, some out side nation will have to step in and take up the government. ' The only possible nation for this task would of course be the United States. This country is pledged however by its dec laration of war with Spain, to give the Cubans every chance to build up a government of tneir own. The world is watching a feeble old man and a feeble old woman in their slow approach to the grave and calcu lating as clearly as human . calcula tions can be made on what will be the effect on his great and little churches of many lands when the pope's breath flickers out and what change will come to her wide empire when Victoria's hands loose their grasp of the Brit ish scepter. navigating American vessels compared with British vessels. American vessels already built are subsidized for ten years; vessels to be hereafter built for twenty years. The maximum subsidy payable in any one year is $9,000,000. At the present time the expenditure would OSHUA 8. RATNOLDK, President. W OLTSSK8 . TKWKT, Cashier. JO. - THE I'll)! KM-V, freslflrot W"1IMS. Asst. Cashier FIRST NATIONAL BANK El Paso. Towels. OeLjDltetl and Siarjprms, $16o OOC Some bright Harvard students ex ploded a big dynamite bomb in San ders theater during a lecture, just to let the folks know they still lived. The be about $4,500,000 a year. When $9,000,000 is reached subsidies are to be reduced pro rata as Ameri can shipping increases Uniform subsidy to all American ves sels of Wi cents a gross ton for each 100 nautical miles, not exceeding 1500 miles, sailed outward bound. The same rate for each 100 miles, not ex ceeding 1500. sailed homeward bound and 1 cent a gross ton for vessels of more than 2000 gross tons and of twelve consecutive months. Special rates to faster steamships. graded according to their speed, to off set he mail subsidies paid by foreign governments, varying from 5-10 of 1 cent a gross ton for vessels of more than 2000 gross tons and of twelve knots and less than fourteen knots speed to 2 3-10 cents a gross ton for . MOREHiAO, President; J O. UOKLANO, Oaehier. IOHPM MAGOFFIN. Viss-Pra Mar. STATE NATIONAL BANE Established April, I881. n. unite Dancing buslnesa transacted In alt lis branches Exchange o -sll the cities of the United States bought at war. Highest price paid for Max loan Dollar L. M. OPENHEIMER, President. T. M. WiNGO, Cashier. H. L. Newman. Vice President. Wh. H. Webb, Assistant Cashier J. G. Lowdon, Second Vice-President. same thing occurred last year. It is one of those bursts of brilliancy that vessels of more than 10,000 gross tons ana ui iweniy-one kiiuls ur mure speea A ten knot ship, with a mileage of I 42,000 per annum, would earn $48,300. A fifteen knot shin, with' a mileace of 63.000 miles per annum, would earn I Safety Deposit HoxeS TOT rent. Mexican Money and Kxcha.tt.Lr. ai-ti.ov. A iweaijr-uiie kuul siiiy, wiiui , f y 7 . r r n . mileage of 88,00 miles per annum, ni U7U soui. j eiegrapatc transfers ta ail points in Mexico. make men wonder what colleges are for if not to teaca men a little horse sense. o North China is said to have the richest coal mines in the world, and m -v,, I would earn $304,290. U 111 . J CI 1 1 1U I eign steamships owned by Americans on January 1, 1900, and entitles such steamships to half subsidies. Before these foreign built steamships can be registered and receive subsidy owners must build in the United States cor responding steamships, as in the cases of the New York and Paris. All vessels receiving subsidy are re- The Lowdon National Bank Capital Paid in $100000. department of mines, an American, declares that with proper railroad fa cilities in the empire the best anthra cite coal can be laid down in San Francisco for seven dollars a ton. o The United States has established an experimental farm near Manila where the growth of various seeds and plants I quired to carry the ocean mails of the from this country-will be studied, and LBBIH8KT. President. A. SOLOHOB, B. P. HIOHKLHON. , Vic resident. Secretary. rUEOUKNTUAI. Qsnra Ymit where native Filipino plants will be propagated for transportation abroad. i hus science follows tbe flag. United States free of charge, and may be impressed as auxiliary cruisers or I transports. The Canadian system of bounties for deep sea fisheries is also included in the bill. New York Herald. ! H. LESINSKY CO.. Wholesale Grocers. and JOBBERS OF DRY GOODS. e carr :ass fJT "complete line it Staple and Fancy Urocerlee. and fuaruue ail our rfuwO. i Wo solicit trie trade of dealers onlv. and give especial attention to mail ordtri General Prosperity. Com Paul, Tsi An, Conger. Bobs. Milner. Jeffries, Teddy in the Senate, Bryan. Jo Bailey, all kave to pet nfT the stn?p nnrl rivp Santa Claus the full glare of the foot- Interesting I etteT FfOITI Co- ightsv He Is .ae most talked of today of the world's great individuals. o- AMINING EXCHANGE lorado. Springs Aguinaldo seems to be lost. o CIGARETTE DEALERS The Boer war over in Africa has brought about a coolness between Hol land and Belgium. Holland does not offend the laws of neutrality but sen timentally the voice of the Dutch peo ple is for the Dutch in Africa. Bel gium is nursing an alliance with Brit ain. The present frigidity between the governments is probably as far as the difference of national sentiment will carry them and war is not considered imminent. o Knoxville's chief of police has per sonally notified every person who has anything to do with gambling that the violation of the law must cease. The new deal may be a "spasm of virtue," as one of the papers calls it. but if so it is one of those spasms that are good for the health. A good shaking up in a city, like a severe case of sea sick ness, is sometimes very effective in purifying things even though it may be temporary. An obscure little item tucked away in the far corner of the paper tells us that the British, at the request of the united States, have earnestly sought for the abiding place of the alleged Filipino junta, which has os tensibly been making its headquarters at Hong Kong, and have reported that such an institution could not be found anywhere. Thus passeth another no torious pack of campaign liars. - o Bishop Potter in his crusade against the vice of New York has come to the Have 6on Out Of Ru-lness In Ten nessee. They Fear the Crlmi nal Court. "Coffin rals" Seem Inglv Done For. From the Memphl OomnefltlAo jeaJ. The cigarettes must go. And the leading tobacco dealers of the city have decided that they will make no further attempt to sell them or combat the state law prohibiting their sale in Tennessee. This deeisionw as not reached until yesterday, and it was inspired by the announcement in The Commercial Ap peal that Judge Cooper, of the crim inal court, was determined to have the statute enforced and that the grand jury would take the question up to day. A reporter for The Commercial Ap peal called on several of the leading cigar, cigarette and tobacco wholesale men yesterday, and all of them said they would no longer be in the bus iness. It was rumored that an agent of the American Tobacco company had vis ited Memphis during the past few days for the purpose of giving their local agents instructions as to what they should do in the case of cigarettes, but this was not well founded. The action taken in the matter was entirely vol untarily on the part of the Memphians and there is no sort of understanding with the big trust regarding indem nity. from fine or an arrangement by which they could proceed with the sell ing of cigarettes without the fear of fines. COST $3 000 TO S5.G00 A Year to Start the Exchange, and the Institution Should Have the Fullest Cooperation Of Ml Local Business Interests. The question whether a mining ex change can be successfully organized and carried on at El Paso has been much discussed in the city and throughout the tributary mining country (during the past few months. There is difference of opinion, some believing that the time is. and others that it is not. ripe for such a venture. Acting on the suggestion of Major S. M. Davis, Secretary Russell of the chamber of commerce wrote to the secretaries of the- mining exchanges at Denver and Colorado Springs for information as to the income, expenses, number of employes, and other mat ters connected with these exchanges. In reply to this inquiry Secretary W. P. Kinney of the Colorado Springs ex change writes an interesting state ment with regard to that organiza tion, in partas follows: "Our running expenses are about j.a.uuu per annum. we uave uuuui 431 1 . V 1 wnntnn all the way from $25 to $500 per month. We have 125 members. The annual dires on each membership are $100. Our additional income is deriv ed from the following sources: transfer and initiation fees: stock listing; ac credited agents; and interest on funds. Our listing fees are $100 for the "Prospect" list, and $200 for the 'Mines" list. Members have the priv ilege of appointing accredited agents in cities outside of Colorado upon the New and Second-Hand Fornilm The New Store at the old etand U where urlec tain. L True Confession is Food for the Soul l p-oroleed the p-iblic to ny them more 'or their eoori- od (rive them more (rood for their money thjan tot buyer la El Paso. I make this talk d5 stnd by it C. C. SHELTON Across from Zei?er Hotel 116 SOUTH 0RE6ON STREET r The dealers took action In a hurry. l'A."... oH ,,. .1 .- I puimeu. 1 uo eicuuugc -uaa uiSc una- a single uptown cigar stand at which J" funds and a portion of these are the cigarette could be procured-a sit- ,oaned. out to our members on good uation which haa bardlv existed a n I D,rv UI 1 hour since the law originally went in to effect. For a time when the legisla ture first passed the prohibitory stat ute there was some difficulty for the 'fiend" when looking for his favorite smoking material, but it was not long until little or no attention was paid to the law and it was an easy matter to get cigarettes at almost any stand. The Dealer's View. You can't get them today." said a well-known wholesale as well as re tail dealer yesterday, "for either love or money that is at none of our stands. We have positively come to the conclusion that it is best to go out "Of course our expense is heavy, but out business is heavy too. We have, of course, the strongest mining ex change in the United States." and I do not know of any other city where the same amount of business could be ob tained or the same expense justified. We have been especially favored in having a wealthy district to base up on and in having energetic and able business men as members. We are closely identified with the banking and business interests of the town and have liberal support. Every man, woman, and child buys or sells min ing stock and this gives us, of course. of the handling buainess than accom- lare home trade to begin with, and moclate our friends witht the possibil ity of being jerkexl up to the criminal court and fined for a pretty stiff amount. The profit does not justify it to begin with, and. in the second place we don't care to be in the atti tude of violators of the law anyway, In my opinion it will not be a week until it will be almost impossible to find even one of the small dealers who will sell you cigarettes." If this plan is as rigidly carried out as every indication suggests, there will be only one chance for the cig arette smokers to get what they de sire. This will be on the steamboats, and then it will be necessary for them to take a ride into the middle of the stream, beyond the line that bounds the jurisdiction of Tennessee. Here tofore the state authorities have paid little attention to the traffic, but it is the understanding thtat the grand jury from now on will go right after the violators. Judge Cooper's tone is more ominous, and it is believed that he is quite In earnest in his statement that the law must be enforced. 1 J IT'S A GOOD THING FOR YOD Everything at cost price until stock of Gents' Fur nishing Goods is sold. We are going to quit this Branch of the Business. TO HOST BRUsnNTErt, 104 El Paso Si j NALEY, LYONS d McBEAN. Expert Funeral Directors and Embalmers f Parlors 30 S El Paso St. Office Open Day and Night Telephone 197 Emerson 8c Berrien 324 A 320 El Paso St. mo Oarrtaaree Fumiahuo:- Phones 71. 68 196 Myar's Opera House. MONDAY DECEMBER 10TH ALL WEEK, AND then our members have numerous cor respondents throughout the east who contribute a large volume of business. "If you should think of organizing an exchange will say that a start can be made at a comparatively small expense says $3000 to $5000 a year. To organize a successful mining ex change, however, is one of the most difficult tasKS on earth. I have seen it tried time and time again in pros perous communities, and where the conditions in general seemed to be fav orable. I have seen many of them pass out ol existence alter ingionuus w i -ht t. and ours is. in truth, the only x icc wuciuiig iiigiu. THE JOSSY STOCK CO. In a Big Repertoire Includ ing A Married Bachelor, Moths, The Signal of Liberty, A Sailor's Daughter, The Devil and Company. PRICES: 25c, 35c AND 50c. Carload of Special Scenery. careers mining exchange which I regard as wholly successful. "I send you herewith under separate cover copy of our by-laws and regula tions which will give you somewhat of an Hea as to our methods." AbliBhed statement of the busi ness 1,7 tne uoioraao springs Mining Stock Exchange during the years 1898 and 1899 gives the following figures: No. of shares sold in 1898 65.576,029 No. of shares sold in 1899. . . .238,045.750 Cash values of sales, 1898. .$10,287,546 Chief Features of the Ship Subsidy Cash values of sales, 1899.. 34.863,425 n. i i tic KUiu uiuuuuuuu ui upyic vsivrciv 'i1" in 1897 was $12,000,000, in 1898 $15,000,- These are the principal provisions of 000, and in 1899 $20,000,000. the ship subsidy bill, now beine nush- ed through the senate: I If you have any little Item of news SEATS ON SALE AT SUSEN'S JEW ELRY STORE. If You The . . Gentlemen's want to find a man an don't see him an tht treeu, go to the . . . Gem Billiard Rooms Subsidies to American vessels in for-1 personal or otherwise. The Herald will I eign trade, based on gross tonnage of be glad to have it, by mail or phone. 1 KeSOft. R. G. DUN & CO. Mercantile Reports. Mercantile Collections. EL PASO OFFICE: 112 SOUTH QUaOOHST l SIERRA MADRE LINE 3 fj (R. O.S.K.4P, By.) ? Q ElPaso,TeL,toCasas6raDdes,Chii,Mex Distance 151 Miles Opena to capitalist and urospec tne most resourceful ana Inviting section ot Mexico. Convenient to American and Mexican markets. LEADING IHDUdTKIBB: Mining. Lumberlnv, Stock Raisin, farm ing and Fruit Orowln. Magnlflcea openinva in these lines Tbe policy of the Hterra Mad re Line la to encourage at. 11 fostor in every consistent manner all legitimate Industrie in its territory, calcu lated to promt: to the welfare of the country. Correspondence solicited J no. P. Bamsby. General Manager. J. T. J1A,H 13N T.Mm a n. El Paso. Texas, and Oiudad Juare. ' Mex. QXaXASa&XavArASMZAX i The most effective little Dills made are DeWitt's Little Early Risers. They never gripe. Fred Schaefer, druggist.