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EL PASO DAILY HERALD, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 20. 1900.
THE DAILY HERALD uMlihed Every evening Except H v - Herald New. Company EL PASO. T S. ,ITT1B PLAZA. 1 1 LKFHONE UK An Independent Republican NEWSPAPER. Bifid Enforcement of Existing Laws la the First Step l owara jan nlclpal Reform. B. D. 8 LATER, Editor and General Manager. HENRY L. CAFELL. Business Manager. atered at the poetofflce at El Paso, Texas for transmission througn the mails at second class rates. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION. Dally, one year $7.00 Dally, six months 3.50 Dally, three months 1.75 Dally, one month 60 Weekly, one year 2.00 Weekly, six months 1.00 Weekly, three months 50 The Dally 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 crder to insure proper changes in advertising, copy for same should be at the business office not later 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 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 upon five hundred (500) or one thousand (1000) lines of local, to be used in one month, will be fur nished open application. A WORD ABOUT THE COMING MIDWINTER CARNIVAL. There is one thing in El Paso about which there is no difference of opin ion. That is the Midwinter Carnival, to be held next month. From the day the movement was launched under its present thoroughly competent manage ment, there has been no place for croakers in this city. Every one be came enthused at once, and if there have been any objectors they have kept quiet. El Paso people ask each other a thousand times a day "What about the carnival?" The answer is invariably the same: "We will." The spirit that has actuated the promoters of the car nival has been most infectious, and "We will" puts strength into the hearts of loyal El Pasoans, shines forth from their coat lapels, is flashed abroad on every letter head and envelope, and makes the sun shine even brighter than usual, In the City of the Pass. The plans are perfect, the money is In hand or is coming as fast as it is wanted. Enthusiasm, which will not pay bills, is backed up by liberal pur ses. The proverbial "red fire" that carries the hurrah and the swashbang and makes everybody feel that he owns the town and the state of Texas on the side, is here in unlimited quantities. El Paso stands together, as one man and one woman, with only one thought, to make the carnival a success that shall he ever remembered and looked back to with pride. Thousands will come to the merry making. It may be eight, ten. fifteen thousand. But provision will be made for all, and El Paso's hospitality will not even be strained, only brought out in all the warmth of which it is cap able. The world is invited to attend, es pecially that important portion of it known as . ae Great Southwest. We will show to the unfortunates who do not live in the Metropolis of the Great Southwest many things they never dreamed of, and many other things that they have often dreamed of after a night of it. o The chief of police, as quoted in the morning paper, seems to be greatly shocked at the proposition of a gang of Arkansas sharpers to pay a thous and dollars for the privilege of work ing the visitors to the Carnival. The morning paper calls them thieves, but with all due respect to the chief, who is not primarily responsible for- the present disgraceful state of affairs in this city, the proposition is not essen tially different from the license fine system that is practiced here every month with reference to the gambling houses. Many of these are but licen sed dens of thieves, there is little or no effort made apparently to prevent the brace games and the whole system is a disgrace to any civilized communi ty. It is particularly considerate of the sharpers who make the Arkansas prop osition that they are ready to promise not to touch any victim for more than five dollars. If there were any way to keep the fellows to their contract, and if they would act in their own behalf to keep out competition, it might be money in the pockets of some visitors to make the deal. If the Arkansas people would make their 6 Her ten thousand, the request might be grant ed and called a "concession." That's the way they do it In Paris. o It is too much to hope that the pres ent misfortunes of the Palace theater will result in closing up the house. The "theater" is one of the two or three rottenest dens of vice in El Paso. A description of the proceedings there every night would hardly be fit read ing for decent people. And yet in that vile place, duly licensed by the city. and under the direct protection of the mayor, every method known to de bauch humanity is employed to ruin men. The proceedings now In court show to all what many of course have known before that the theater is run largely as an agency for a Texas brewery. There may be no intrinsic harm in drinking beer in moderation, but certainly the advocates of enforced temperance have much to Justify their position, when they contend that the brewery and liquor interests are the instigators of crime to a degree that is disgraceful to our civilization. The idea of using beer in moderation as a beverage or as a" food is pot abhorrent to many people, perhaps most people, but the idea of using the lowest, most debauched and criminal practices, through the connivance of govern ment, to push the sale of intoxicants far beyond what it would normally be if dependent merely on the appetites of men, is abhorrent to every man and every woman who thinks about the matter at all. It is another case in which public sentiment has got to be aroused before there can be any ef fective reform. And when the reform is begun it must be at the fountain head. There is a deal of sentimental ity wasted about the "poor man's beer." A little attention to the poor man's hell might solve many of the problems of labor and industry, of civ ilization and law enforcement. o annual income ot $250,000 is not enough for them to keep up their house in a manner befitting their fam ily and to properly educate the child ren. It is sad to hear the wolf snarling at their door. Paris is having a reign of thugs and highway robbers. The exposition cleaned out the pockets of the Strang ere and now the pockets of the Paris ians are to be robbed of their profits of the exposition. The city is full of stranded workmen, fakirs, and adven turers. Just as Chicago was after the world's fair. o Automobiles will be experimented with this winter in Alaska with view to solving the problems of mail passenger, and freight transportation there. Two will run between Dawson and Grand Forks and a line between Dawson and White Horse is proposed o Chauncey Depew got one off on An drew Carnegie and his countrymen by saying: "The reason you Scotch are a race of dyspeptics is because you are such a disputatious lot you won't even allow your food to agree with you. o New England has been having gales and storm bound harbors, California has suffered from high winds and forked lightnings. Knoxville, Tennes see, bad a slight earthquake lasting twenty seconds, Monday, but El Paso knows nothing but fair weather. It is gratifying to the friends of la bor to read that the representatives of the various railway trainmen's orga nizations refuse to join in a sympathy strike with the telegraphers. The con viction has been growing In the minds of intelligent readers of the daily press that, whatever may have been the particular grievances of the operators on the Gulf road, the strike on the main line was unjustifiable, and for feited whatever rights the operators had under their agreement with the railroad company. It seems to be well substantiated that the telegraph ers violated a solemn agreement in going out on strike as they did. They have certainly lost the sympathy of the public, and that stands for a good deal. The strike was ill advised, in the opinion of the leaders of the other railway organizations, and in refusing to countenance it these orga nizations have gained greatly in pres tige, in the respect of the public, and in the good will of the railway man agers. o The news in last night's Herald to the effect that the senate committee on foreign relations had unanimously and favorably reported the bill for the construction of the international dam at El Paso, was as much a surprise to Senator Turney, who has been active in enlisting Senator Culberson's sup port, as it was to the people of El Paso in general. The action of the committee is most gratifying, and it indicates that there is no active op position to the project at the present time, among the members of the sen ate. The fact that the bill was report ed so soon after Its Introduction in dicates also that Senator Culberson does not lack influence in the upper house of our national legislature. o In all the Christmas giving and plan ning, it should remembered that after all, "Peace on earth, good will towards men." is the key note of the day's celebration, and not ambition, the payment of social obligations, the show of pomp and riches, or the tightening of the lines between a man and his neighbor. o Delegate Wilcox from Hawaii is in hot water over his recognition by con gress. His first wife claims that he married his second without having se cured a divorce from her. As a big amist he will have to be classed with Roberts of Utah. Furthermore there is a protest from Hawaii claiming that his election was not lawf uL . o The Castelianes are still worrying over their bills and petitioning that an Venezuela has discovered a new' plot for a new revolution. Venezuela is with her revolutions as a sufferer from the ague who knows when his chill day is coming and anticipates it. Ven ezuela looks for a revolution every so eften. . o Indianapolis must be a sharp city. The gas company there complains that tne citizens steal gas and that no science or law can stop them. When city can steal from a gas company it argues a sharpness that is acute. o The Albany Argus twists an old joke into a new one: Witnesses in a New York will contest swear that they never saw the deceased sober. Ac cording to their account, he must have been a man of unusually steady hab its. ' o Russell Harrison, son of ex-Pres-Ident Harrison, insists upon knowing why he was discharged from the Unit ed States volunteers. He asks for a court of inquiry and a strict investi gation. o There is still talk or raising the wreck of the battleship Maine from the harbor of Havana. o UNITED STATES IN THE ORIENT. By John Barrett in December Forum. From the beginning the United States were set toward the Pacific. As soon as its waters were reached in the path of the republican progress, an ef fort was made to bridge them on the north by the way of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. Commercial devel opment and political influence, how ever, did not thrive along that frozen route, or find a favorable approach to the vast markets and millions of Asia. A southern pathway was marked across the seas, which in the surveys included Hawaii. There was some difficulty at first about the title but the war with Spain conveniently and peremptorily settled that issue. Guam was made a flag station. The Philippines were oc cupied as a legitimate moral result of war: and now we are discussing the feasibility and cost of erecting there, as it were, permanent terminal facili ties. Russia. Germany. France, and England are well provided with ren dezvous and possessions along Asia's Pacific shores. ve are now to deter mine whether we shall have our own. or forever depend on other nations. We own the ground in right and theory, if not in practice: and we hope soon to be able to build thereon the fabric of good government, which will bring with it peace, order, and prosperity. i nere are great moral as well as ma terial problems to be solved in our oc cupation of the Philippines. Whether on the one hand, we believe that our government is meeting its responsibil ities and notshlrking the mighty task before it in endeavoring to put down the present warfare, or. on the other hand, that we are violating the sacred principles of the constitution and tres passing on the right of others, we must ail agree that the one desideratum of the present hour is the conclusion of the conflict, the establishment of quiet, and the beginning of contentment and happiness among the people. When once fighting is at an end, congress, supported by public sentiment, can de termine what shall be the future of the Philippines. It is not tne purpose of this article to enter upon a discus sion of the principles involved in the occupation of the Philippines; but. in tracing the rise of American influence in the Pacific and the far east. It is necessary to touch upon the present situation, which has such a direct bear ing on our future standing as a power in Pacific lands and seas. mas from the best medical colleges in the United States, and in view of the fact that you fail to name the doctor who treated the woman that died, peo ple reading your article, who are not posted on the facts, may impute the malpractice to any one of our best physicians. If our Medical society, composed as it is of reputable physicians, want to rid the community of quacks, or per sons who attempt to practice without having a diploma from some accredited medical college chartered by the state from whence such uiploma is issued. they can do so by an investigation A medical college to be accredited must have the full legal sanction of the state in which it is carried on. It must be chartered by the legislature of the state or under its authority. It must be accredited by the state. A graduate from such college, before he can practice medicine in Texas, must file for record with the .clerk of the district court his diploma. Our Medical society cannot expect the clerk of the district court to judge of what is an accredited college, but the records are open to inspection, and the medical society can ascertain from the record the name of the physician and the college from which he claims to be graduated, and tnen write to the college and ascertain whether or not the diploma is genuine and issued to the person registering the same; then write to the secretary of the state In whicn the college is locat ed, and ascertain from him if the col lege is chartereu and accredited by such state. The words "accredited medical col lege" in our law means that the college is one conducted upon honest business principles, and that will only grant di plomas to persons entitled thereto af ter a full course of study and final and rieiri examination bv men or women who are versed in their profession, and who are previously selected for that purpose, and that such diploma will give to such persons receiving the same the authority of the college, which will render statements made by him with reference to the treatment of diseases credible and weighty. If a charter for a medical college is fraudulently obtained and dinlomas are issued without due regard for the ! ability of the student, and without a j due course of study; or. in other words, j if the college is a "(Mploma mill," such ; college is not accredited under our law. and it is then the duty of the Medi cal society to obtain and cause to be published the name of every would-be practitioner under such a diploma, giv- : ing the reason why such college is not accredited. Such action on the part of the Medical society will hasten the re- . treat from our midst of quacks sooner than any other remedy. Your statement with reference to the cry of persecution is correct. But if our Medical society will prepare itself with facts (and those are what the people want), then go for the quack by showing that he or she is neither learned in the profession nor entitled to practice by reason of not being properly graduated and authorized to practice by some properly conducted accredited medical college, they can do big lot of house-cleaning, because as soon as it is known that the Medi cal society is in earnest all boastful pretenders to medical knowledge or skill which they do not possess will emigrate from El Paso and go to some other place where they can Impose up on the people until they are found to be sham practitioners in medicine and again be made to remove. W. B. Merchant. A LETTER ABOUT THE MED ICAL SOCIETY AND QUACKS. Editor Herald: "The Medical Society is after the quacks." The above is the caption of an article In your paper of Tuesday, in which It is said: "A recent death in this city of a woman who was under treat ment of one of these graduates (mean ing a graduate of a diploma mill) is the probable cause of the decision of the Medical society to do a little house cleaning." . . There Is In this city about twenty reputable physicians who have diplo- Everything in usc API4N? FOR CHRISTMAS What more appropriate gift than a piano? It is something that adds much to the attrac tiveness of home, and aside from the entertaining part of it, is the refining influence that at taches to its presence. A Singer Piano, th only really high grade piano, sold at a medium price, is just the thing. Sold on easy payments when desired, or If there s no one that can perform on the piano, what's the matter with a Music Box or Mandolin or Guitar? There are many suitable things in this store for those who wish to remember with a gift. We have engaged the services of a first-class piano tuner from an eastern music house. All or ders for tuning will receive prompt and careful attention. PIANOS 5sSJ& W. G. Walz Co., El P.o, Tfxu f New City Directory ; A 4 4 THE- Now In Preparation. fl?'llcont'n mur.y features not hthr'o irctif!ed In directories of El Pr. and will be complete in v-rv reswe. The oe Directory will be P'.ihlUhrd bv home enmptny nd the printing and bind leg tone hy local printing houcec. El Paso Directory Co., Publisher. i .1 The "STAR" Livery. Feed inCCit CfcfAeOor W. OyerU.a utt Fa Pta REST AND CHEAPEST RIGS IN CITY. NtTGRFFR. pb. PHONE 69 Ele&ant Line of HOLIDAY GOODS. Beautiful Booklet?, Holiday Papeteries, Statuettes and Bric-a-brac. Manicure Sets, Purses and Pocketbooks, Fancy Picture Frames, Handsome Ullustrated Books, Cut Glass and Fine China, Teplitz Ware, Toilet Cases, Fine Pictures, Holiday Perfumes, Etc., Etc I am going out of the toy business entirely, so I am closing out my dolls and toys at any price below cost. It is a Pleasus to show Goods M. H. WEBS, the Druggist 220 San Antonio Street- oooooooooooootooooooooooooo rn i 8 t A STUDY worthy of your time and in telligence is our line of CARRIAGES. Whether or not you want to spend money on wheeled ve hicles the exhibit of modern movable elegence will prove mighty Interesting. And that interest will be increased when prices are ascertained. We sell better carriages at less money than any dealer in the city. . H. P. INOAKE. anla Fe & W. Overland 9ta s WINTER RESORT FOR INVALIDS. Old Mexico with all its fascinations and attraction as a winter resort for invalids has attracted little attention because of the .discomforts encounter- ed In the miserable hotels of the coun- ! try, and the lack of proper medical supervision. The splendid Sanitarium recently opened at Guadalajara as a branch of the Battle Creek. Mich., in- stitution removes this obstacle .and many are planning to avail themselves of the benefits offered by the unrivaled winter climate of Old Mexico in con- ; nection with Sanitarium care. 00000000K)0000WSCrOOOOOOO .8 CHRISTMAS DOES IT PAT TO BUT CHEAP? A cheap remedy for coughs and colds Is all right, but you want something that will relieve and cure the more se vere and dangerous results of throat and lung troubles. What shall you do? Go to a warmer and more regular climate? Tes, if possible: if not pos sible for yon, then in either case take the ONLY remedy that has been in troduced in all civilized countries with success lp severe throat and lung troubles. "Boschee's G rman Syrup." It not only heals and stimulates the tissues to destroy the germ disease. but allays inflammation, causes easy expectoration, gives a good night's rest, and cures the patient. Try ONE bottle. Recommended many years by all druggists in the world. Get Green's Prise Alamanac Sold by dealers In all civilised coun tries. Comes but Once a Year. I But this is the yer that you can save I money on your presents by cominwr to us. f Our entire stock of gents furnishings will f be closed out at cost. JOHN CRXJisrsrii. 104 El Paso St -A GLANCE AT- THE MAP MID-WINTER CARNIVAL RATES." The "Santa Fe Route" will make the following rates for the Mid-Winter Carnival, to be held in EI Paso January 17th. 18th and 19th.. 1901. From all points Kansas City to La Junta, one fare, plus $2.00, tickets to be sold Jan uary 15th.. only. From Denver, (round trip.) .... $25.00 From Colorado Springs and Can on City, (round trip.) .. .. $23.00 From Pueblo, (round trip.) $22.00 From all stations. Trinidad. Colo., and south, three (3) cents per mile. for round trip, excepting that from stations west of Rincon the round trip rate will be one fare. B. F. Houghton. DIst, Pass. A st- OP- MEXICO will show yon tna the M t X ICAN CENTRAL RY. reaches all of h. Impo'tani points of Mexico. The tablt Und of Mexico traversed n its entirety bt Mexican Central Ry. offers most desirable resorts for the summer (as well as i winter) notebli Guadalajara, Lake Chapala, Afruascalientee, which are Mgb and dry. where every day in the year is pleasant and every night oo .... sonsnioe and strawberries Every Day In the Yearv For rato. mad othar Information, apply to B. J, KUHN, Commercial Agent, El Paso, Texas. MYAR OPERA HOUSE! X-mas Matinee and Night. Dec. FOR FAMILY USE. get only Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n.. brands of beer the pure kind. I "Not How Cheap. But How Good" is the motto that governs their manufac- j ture. No corn or other cheap mater- j ials are used. Henry Pfaff wholesale ' dealer, E Paso, Texts. The Great New Tork City Farce Comedy Production, Have You Seen Smith? 17 One Solid Year's Run in New York City. Farce Comedy Stars "Count Em" 17 Replete with High Class Specialties, A Few of the Specialty Acts: MASSAGE EXCELSIOR. f Although connected with Dr. Llnd- The Gilbert Sisters, Famous Buskey Family of Asael says isxceisior, Mrs. uiery win give larae oc micnie, ragen & Cunningham, massage treatment at your home or at Virginia Earl, Watson & Wilson. her office at Excelsior. Tickets 50c, 75c and $1.00. On sale at Susen's.