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ON BEST PROPERTIES IN EL PASO. We are now offering a bargain on S. Oregon Street, i WE VE LOWEST CES We Office Oregon Street, Broiison Sports and jaaes J. Jeffries, the champion heavr weight pugilist of t he world. rmmr fee seen at the Myar opera house the latter part of this month in his nr' famous play "A Man From the WfL" He is now playing week play isg week stands in the Heading cities of the middle west and will be jn New Orleans about the last of the meat and will then start to Califor .nia playing one night stands to the coast. El Paso is a good show town ana when there Is a special attraction a large house can always be counted upon. In an interview in Detroit the pker day. his brother, who is doing a four round sparring act with the chasapion, said that the company would make three or four stops in Texas, which is taken to mean Houston, San 4atonio and El Paso. Jeffries would be a welcome actor to ja Paso where he has hundreds of -admirers,; and as he has made such an ea viable reputation as an actor, he would undoubtedly play to a packed house The manager of the opera haoee could not be found today to verify the statement, but it is possible that the company has not as yet been booked this far out. When asked the other day if he was fing to give up the ring the cham pion said: "No. I will never give up the ring until I have fought another battle with Fitzsimmons. This story of his that he was not in condition when he fought me and that he was doped goes in one ear and out the Ather for fair-minded people who Tnow anything about the affair, but still it has caused some people to be lieve that he can really whip me and I am going to prove to them that there, is not a man on earth who can do that. I am the undisputed champion of the world and I will meet all comers.Fitz is preferred, however, and he will have to fight to fight me or shut up his talk." Jeffries' knee 13 giving him no end of trouble and his physician says it will be impossible for him to enter the ring again for at least a year. That means that there will be no contest for the championship of the world for at least another year. There is still talk of the Jeffries-Ruhlin fight being pulled off and offers are still be ing made from all over this country. Evea Nebraska wants the fight, but it is safe to say that the two men will nr meet, at least not for some time. The Sharkey-Choynski figt in Louis ville has been declared off. Choynskl was one of the principals in, a fight in IxMiisville a year or so ago when Hall, the man he was fighting, de liberately laid down and refused to fight any more. Of course. Choynski was not to biame, but Sharkey thinks 122 feet on Kansas, Corner First Street. THIS IS FINE WAREHOUSE PROPERTY. We have some Choice Bargains Left on Texas Street. Have for Sale the Cheapest piec of Property on South Stanton Street This Price will only Stand for a Few Days. The Piersoti Hotel Property: St. Louis Street and G. H. Railroad. This is a bargain for somebody. Call and get our Prices. If they Sportsmen that be would not be a very -strong drawing card and has thrown the fight up and says he wants to fight Maher. a Gus Ruhlin and Ed Martin, his spar ring partner, were engaged to give sparring exhibitions at a. theatre in Chicago last week, and a man named Frank Hall, filed a complaint against them and the y were arrested and bound over to the grand Jury in the sum of $750 each. Bnt the affair was not over. Hall himself was arrested for witnessing a boxing match, and was bound over to. the grand jury. The grand jury, however. held that the contests were not a violotlon of the law and the cases against all three of the men were dismissed. Over three thousand people packed Music H-iII in Cincinnati the other night where a bene.1t. was given for which was to have given the Jeffries Ruhlin contest. The entertainment was given by James M. Jeffries and his company in "The Man From the West" and the specialties were by local ac tors. Several hot roasts were shot at Governor Nash. One was given in a sketch where one man asked the other what was love. The latter quoted the well-known lines from "Ingrmar:" "Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as oneI" The first said. "No. love is the only thing that the governor of Ohio cannot stp." The citizens of Cincinnati are now subscribing to a fund to pay off the debt of the Saengerfest association and already over $10,000 has been subscrib ed. Corbett says that he will just call Mitchell's bluff and will meet him at any time to arrange a match. So far they have not signed articles but it is thought that they will do so soon. There are thousands of people in the United States who would be glad to see the former champion again enter the ring as he is unriubtcdly this most scientific fighterthat ever donned the gloves. A dispatch from St. Ixmis to the Cin cinnti Erquirer has the following to say about Fitzsimmons the ex-ehain-pion. so well kuown in El Paso, where he trained for his fight with Maher several years ago. "Lanky Bob Fitzsimmons. the ex champion pugilist, has joined the ranks of the Spiritualists, and is industrious ly trying to develop himself so that he can communicate with his control, which he believes has assisted him in many of his fistic victories. Fitz is now here starring . in the 'Honest Blacksmith' company, at Hav lin's theatre. His convertion to a be lief in the mysteries of the Spiritual ist cult 5s due to the efforts of Miss Lillian Seymour, the leading lady of A. P. COLES & the company, who has also succeeded in converting all the other members of the company, except Ed Dunkhorst. W-e 'Human Freight Car.' who- says he doesn't believe in the stuff the- rest of the company accepts, and that if his body was used as a machine by some pugnacious spirit in the past it was a mighty bum spirit, and he wants to get a soak at him in this world or the next, as he was .generally knocked out in all his fights. When it was suggested to Fitz that possibly the wrong astral body took hold of him when he was knocked' out by Jeffries he said: 'That is possible. He must have been rank in his day. But say when I cash in and cross over I wont do a thing to' that spook. He'll wish he had kept off the game that time.' Fitz Bays be has an idea as to the identity or the spirits who controls him In fights, but is not sure. He he ifers that it is either Sampson; Hercu les, or Goliath, or some other famous giant of old. Miss Seymour who con verted the fighter, says that sometimes spirits get stage fright, and' that this may account fcr the fact that Fitz has not yet been able to communicate di rect with his control. She says that Fitz is not the same man when he enters the ring, and he confirms the statement thus: "I feel like a different man when I get into the ring. Sometimes 1 forgt-t every thing until the fight is over". Then I awake as from a trance (not the knock out kind) and my old slf returns. All except-Dunkhorst participate in seances weekly, and wonderful iwnlts are rcqorted." All eyes in the baseball work! are now centered on the meeting or the National league magnates at the Fifth Avenue hotel, in New York. They have been in session since Tuesday, but very little work has been done other than selecting the different commit tees. The most important committee of this meeting Is the committee com posed of Presidents John T. Brush, of Cincinnati; James A. Hart, of Chicago: and A. H. Soden. of Boston, who will meet with President Zimmer. of the Players' Protective association, ana hear just what demands the players make. It Is generally believed that the players will be granted all they ask. and that before another montwh rolls around the most of them will have signet the contracts tendered them by the clubs with which they played last year. Of course there are a few who will jump their contracts and go to the American league at bet ter salaries, and who can blame them? As the meeting of the National league magnates opens, the annual re port that President Nick Young, of the National league, will be relieved of his position, again comes from New York. This time it is said that President An drew Freed man. of the New oYrk club, will be the new president. It has only lieen a few weeks since the report was sent out that A. G. Spaulding. the well- are not the Lowest don't btiy. Block. known sporting goods man. would be given the position. Uncle Nick still has one more year to serve, according to the agreement when he was elected to serve two years ao. and it is dollars to doughnuts that he will be at the head of the league for one more year at least. The Philadelphia Telegraph throws the following at Pierce ( Petie). Chiles, who is now languishing in the county Jail in this city: "And just to think that poor Petie Chiles is in jail. Any one is willing to bet four cents- that Petie is wishiug he could make a home run and fatten his batting average. He is in a good cage for- early practice." F. F. Patterson, the Baltimore cor respondent of the Sporting News, who has been in close- touch with Muggsy McGraw for a long- time, writes as fol lows: "McGraw keeps a dead silence on the make-up of his team, but says he has already enough good players to complete his quota. From what I bear, I think Bill Clarke would jump at a proposition from McGraw to join forces with hinr in the Ajnerican league club here in fact. Clarke and and his brother Stanton. Have inti mated as much in interviews, but there is no chance for such a consummation. As to Mac's team. I shall be snrprised if pitchers Bert Jones and Harry How ell. Outfielders Heidrick aniT Sheckard and Keister are not with it. nd I would not be surprised if it includes also Keeler. "Cy" Young and McGin nity. This is merely guesswork, how ever, as 'Mat'" has not even intimated that any of them wfll be here. He will only say rhse some big' surprises are in store. Among the numerous ap plications he has received was one from big- Dan Brouthens. who played first base for the Oriole champions of '94. He thinks he is stifl fast enough for active service." Kid McCoy and wife have re turned1 from Europe, and now there is all kinds of talk as to the cause of his returning so soon. It was understood when he left that he would make a tour around the world and would not be back for several months. But he got off a loat In New oYrk the other day. and stated that he had just been enjoying a honeymoon. It is reported that he has come back to fight Sharkey and Mitchell, hut so far neither of the latter have signed a contract with him. He bad a contract to fight Sharkey In San Francisco this month, but the San Francisco people were afraid of McCoy, and the match was declared off. Joe Choynski defeated Jack Johnson, a colored hea vy-weigbt. at Galveston, the other night in three rounds, of what was to have been a twenty-round contest. Just as Choynski delivered the knock-out blow, a state ranger stepped into the ling and placed both men under arrest. Try The Herald's Popular Wants. - 130 feet front on Kansas and Campbell Streets by 260 feet on BROTHERS, A MASTERFUL FIGURE' IN" THE OIL TRADE. James M. Gulfey. principal owner of the great Lucas oil well in Texas, is the hero of an uncommon career, which is set forth in detail in the March number of the World's- Work. He was a schoolboy just out of bis teens when he made his first venture at Pithole, a city which once had a popu lation of thirty thousand, but whose former site is now a cow pasture. He lost the money he had' taken- with him to Pithole, nor did a larger measure of success attend his operations during the next few years; but after each failure he took fresh courage, and for a decade or more roamed the hills and valleys of western Pennsylvania push ing the drill! in out-of-the-way places with an energy that seemed a great deal like lunacy to less persfstent men. Guffey's opportunity came with the discovery of the Cherry Grove district. He was one of the first in that field, and secured" leases which yfetded him a comfortable fortune. He now owns oil and gas wells in half a dozen states, and for several years past has been the largest individual oiT producer in the world". One day Tast summer there was a letter in his mail from a man in Texas in which the writer stat ed that he- had fifteen thousand acre' of land in- Jefferson county, that stat under oil Teases. He would like Guffe to join 1'rim in drilling- a test well. Guffey wTote the iexan to get leases on thirry thousand1 acr3 when he would lieip him. The "bargain was made and its first fruit was the Lucas well which fras already- prod'uc.! oil worth See large display of pictures at Blakesley & Freeman'. 107 El Paso st. Reports show a greatly increased death rate from the throat and lung troubles, due to the prevalence of croup, pneumonia and grippe. We ad vise the use of One Minute oCugr Cure In all of these difficulties It ts the only harmless remedy that gives im mediate results. Children like H. Fred Scbaefr, druggist. Highest amounts loaned on dia monds, watches, and jewelry. Lowest note of interest. Unredeemed pledges at bargains. "We buy old gold. Silberberg Bros., the Pawn Brokers. 102 San Antonio street, next to First National Bank. Mexican money bought and sold. We pay the highest and sell at the low est rates. Silberberg Bros., the Money Brokers, 102 San Antonio street, next to First National Bank. Everybody reads The Herald. Every body will read YOUR advertisement if you put it in the "POPULAR WANTS.' Ask for "EL PASO TRANSFER," best 5 cent CIGAR on the m kct. the both Railroad Schedule TIMES. All the times noted In the following schedule are given according to El Paeo local tlrae Mountain standard time. Travelers should note that in its oi time table each road has its-own dard, as follows: Santa Fe, same as Ef Paso local time. "White Oaks, same as El Paso local time. Texas and Pacific, Central standard time, one hour faster than, local Uaa G. H. & S. A., Central standard ttms, one hour faster than local' time. .. . Mexican Central, City of Mexico time, nearlr twenty minutes faster than local i time. nearly twenty minutes faster than lecal time. Southern Pacific, Pacific standard time, one- hour slower than, local time. SANTA FE. Depot South Santa Fe street, taka street cam. For Kansas City, Chicago, Denver, and California, Leave 9:15 p. m. Arrive & a. m. WHITE: AKSv Depot eight blocks east oC pestefflca. Foe Alamogordo, Capit&n, and Oond croft. Lsa-ve 10:30 a. nw Arrive 5:09 p. m. TEXAS AN1 PACIFIC. Depot two blocks'" east of court house. For the Pecos Valley. Dallas, St. Louis, and New Orleans. Leave 6:50 a. m. Arrive 7:20 p. m, CLH.C&A. Depot two blocks east of plaza. For . San Antonio, Galveston, Ntm . Orleans, and the east. Leave 7:20 p. m. Arrive 7:40 a. m. Sunset Limited: Leave Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 8:00 a. m. Arrive Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fri days at 9:0d p. m. MEXICAN CENTRAL. Depot South Santa Fe street. For Chihuahua and the City of Mex ico. Leave El Paso 9:40 a, m.; Juares, 10:40 a. m. Arrive El Paso 6:40 p. m. r SIERRA MADRE. Depot in Juarez, take street cars. For Lake Santa Maria, Casas Gran de, and the Sierra Madre. Leave 8 a. m. Arrive 3:50 p. m. SOUTHERN PACIFIC. 5 Depot two blocks east of plaza. For Los Angeles and San Francisco. Leave 8:20 a. m. Arrive 7 p. m. Sunset Limited: Leave Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays at 9:20 p. m. . Arrive Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fri days at 7:40 a. m.