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EL. PASO DAILY HERALD. FRIDAY. MARCH 13. 1901.
PART TWO.
THE DAILY HERALD
Pmbllsbed Every Evening Except Sun
day by the
Herald News Company,
EL PASO, TEXAS.
fcJTTLE PLAzX TELEPHONE 115.
An Independent Republican
NEWSPAPER.
WLlgld Enforcement cf Existing Lawa
Is the First step Towara mu
nicipal Reform
H. D. SLATER. Editor and
General Manager.
I. L. WEBBER, Ass't. Gen. Manager.
H. L. C A PELL, Business Manager.
JOHN SNEED, City Editor.
C. C. WATSON. Special Representative.
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Texas for transmission through the
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tention. THE REPORTS OF PLAGUE
IN SAN FRANCISCO.
A day or two ago Assistant Secretary
Spaulding of the United States treas
ury department gave out a statement in
which he said:
"The published reports of the exis
tence of bubonic plague in San Fran
cisco should excite no alarm there or in
the country at large. The plague is
not epidemic there, and I do not believe
it will be. I would feel as safe living
in San Francisco as in Washington.
"The traveling man and business
man can communicate as safely with
San Francisco today as a year ago.
The treasury department is fully ad
vised of the situation and speaks with
confidence in denying occasion for
alarm exists on account of the health
conditions in San Francisco."
What the truth is about the alleged
bubonic plague in San Francisco no
body seems to know positively, and the
fellows that have the most rel able
opinion, the treasury experts, will not
tell. Why there should have been this
peculiar air of mystery and conceal
ment for many months f Ubt is hard to
say. The United States is not so care
ful to conceal the knowledge of the ex
istence of yellow fever, and the- work of
the government in putting down this
dread disease has been magnificent. Yet
here is a disease that is said to be one
of the most loathsome of all the mala
dies that afflict mankind. Its existence
in the western seaport has been rumor
ed for a year past. Transcontinental
commerce is sadly hampered by the re
strictions imposed by' the health de
partment of this great state. The gov
ernment has a perfect right to ascer
tain the facts and publish them to the
world; and more than that, it would
seem to be the duty of the government
to find out the truth so as to let the
people of the country at large know
whether they can rely on the state
ments and reports of the state authori
ties of California.
Now that the commission has made
its investigation and is ready to report,
the results should be given to the pub
lic. Too much hangs upon it to permit
further delay. As to San Francisco
and the state of California, it is their
manifest duty to turn in and clean up
-Chinatown and establish an effective
patrol and system of quarantine and
isolation, so that there will be no pos
sibility ol the fearful disease, whether
it be the true bubonic plague or not,
spreading over the country. No words
are too strong to denounce the foolish
course that has been pursued by that
city and state, and the criminal inac
tion of their authorities at a time when
millions of dollars and perhaps human
lives were at stake.
o
Sioux City. Iowa, is stirred up over
slot machines. The anti-saloon league
has demanded that all saloons where
these thieving devices are in operation
shall close, and the proprietors are rap
idly taking the machines out. The war
is also directed against the slot ma
chines in, cigar and drug stores, that
is, the gambling devices, not the legiti
mate penny-sale machines. It i3 a
good thing for reformers to remember
always that tbey are going up against
a powerful, wealthy, strongly intrench
ed, perfectly organized concern when
they attack any of the gross evils of
the day. In fighting a saloon you are
fighting the whole whiskey and beer
trade, with hundreds of millions of dol
lars behind it. In fighting gambling
you are going against the liquor trade
and the playing card trust. And so
on, right through the gamut. It is or
ganization all along the line, organiza
tion and unlimited money, on the side
of evil, while on the other side there
is as a rule neither money nor organi
zation, neither enthusiasm nor selfish
motives to boost the drooping spirit.
Hence the story of successive failures.
Sharpshooters never yet won a battle.
It takes numbers, organization, and
competent generalship. This is one
thing in which a losing campaign is
a distinct- loss to the cause. The loss
in morale affects the whole body of re
form forces, and the gain in boldness
and strength is all to the forces that
win the fight. Reforms that go off at
half cock are more dangerous to their
backers than they are to anybody else.
o
A preacher played a novel role as a
match maker at Kansas City the other
day. A young man was very anxious
to wed a girl only seventeen years old.
The Missouri officials refused to issue
a license to tne coupie owing to me
youth of the girl. The minister came
to the rescue, and so anxious was he
for his fee that he reasoned and argued
the young man into an unusual pro
ceeding. The preacher told the youth
that in the event of trouble it would be
a good thing to have some uncertainty
about the exact place where the mar
riage took place, and accordingly the
party went to the center of the inter
state bridge. Here, with the groom
and the minister in Kansas and the
girl standing exactly astride of the
boundary line, the ceremony was per
formed. Thus half the girl was mar
ried in Kansas and the other half in
Missouri. The groom was a little in
doubt about the legality of this ar
rangement until the minister assured
him that he would be married to both
halves of his wife. His reasoning was
conclusive.. He said that if he were
marled to only one half of the girl the
twain would only be three-quarters in
stead of one, which is manifestly illog
ical and unbiblical.
All over the country this year has
witnessed a revival in building oper
ations that affords most gratifying
proof of the general prosperity of 'the
people. The month of February pre
sents some remarkable figures, which
are worth printing here. The table
shows the number of new buildings
commenced In the month of February
in 1900 and 1901, and the cost. Kansas
City shows the most notable propor
tionate increase, nearly 300 per cent,
while New York City comes next with
an increase of 231 per cent, Chicago,
with 218, and Milwaukee, with 199. be
ing close behind. The exact figures
follow:
Feb. 1900 Feb. 1901.
City No. Cost- No. Cost
New York 431j$12,363.675 332 $3,733,482
Brooklyn.. 3571 1.511,618 352 795.290
Chicago.. .247f 1.538.830 108" 484,300
St. Louis.. 202 686,644 153' 534,478
Milwaukee 57 529,260 43 177.125
Kansas Cityl93j 511.430 105 131,150
Buffalo.. .. 74 409.056 80 191.215
Pittsburg.. 189 399.856 981 224.400
Seattle.. ..4251 341,663 163 204.195
Detroit.. .. 89 154.800 73 93.900
N. Orleans 107) 129.881 57 45.244
1 1 1
237$18.576.7131564 $6,618,785
Totals
o
They have just had a terrific fight
in Topeka over the question of law en
forcement, especially with regard to
the liquor laws. The fruits of Mrs.
Nation's work are appearing in many
places, and one grand outcome of her
savaeery has been tne awakening oi
the women to a sense of their respon
sibilities. It is not everywhere that
the woman can vote, but woman's in
fluence is enormous even without the
power of the ballot in her hands. In
Topeka the women turned out in force
to the polls, anil the entire law en
forcement ticket was nominated in the
republican primaries by a majority of
more than a thousand. The politicians
are scared up. and the leaders and the
newspapers generally troncede that It
was the women that saved the day.
and that have got to be reckoned with
hereafter until they relapse into their
former apathy.
The good ship Oregon is coining
home. The new battleship Wisconsin
will take her place in the Asiatic fleet.
The Oregon will have to go into dock at
the Puget Sound naval station for1 re
pairs. She was only temporarily patch
ed up at the Japanese docks at Kiire
after running on the rocks and tearing
If a woman is physically miserable
and mentally unhappy, the child she
bears will, in face and form, as well as
in disposition, reflect her own condt
tion. livery woman who anticipates
motherhood ought to think ot tins ana
be a fairy irodinot.her to her own child.
en-lowing it with health, beauty, and a
happv disposition
The m-nal misery oi th" prospective
mother is in general the result of her
physical condition. She is nervous, her
appetite fails, she
cannot sleep. Re
store her appetite,
quiet her nerves
and give h?r sl.-ep
and she liecoities a
new woman.
" It has ni-ide a
new woman of me,
is the constant tes
timony of women
who have usl Dr.
Pierce's Favorite
Prescription, ft
tranquil ires the
nerves, encourages
the appetite and
induces refreshing
sleep. It e s t a b-
li sheii regularity,
dries weakening
arainb, tieals in
flammation and ulceration
female weakness.
.nd cure
'IHirinj th first month, when I fftoked for
ward o maternity. I co-ild not Icrer, anvthinff
on tuy -stomach." write Mrs. II. C. Audenon, of
Votith Rr,tain. riew Haven Co.. Conn. aso
wnk that I went to bed on the 28th of June and
ever got up till the first of August. I tried
different doctor, but with little ben-lit. I read
bout many b-ina; helped by using: your medi
cine, so I tnotijrht I would Rive it a trial. I be
gan to take vour Favorite Prescription ' in No
vetnber. and I had a nice little baby girl in
February following. My baby weigfied over
eight pounds. I was only ill for about one hour,
and got along nicely during confinement. Was
up and dressed on the eighth day. I never had
the doctor with me at all: just the nurse and one
or two friends. Mr friends thought I was sick a
very short time. This makes mv second child.
With the first one I did not take ' Favorite Pre
script ion. The little one iived just about two
months, and she was sick all the time. This
last baby is as plump and healthy as any mother
could wish."
Dr. Pierre's Pellets cure constipation.
her side. However she Is still one of
the proudest of our boats and her of
ficers think that she can be repaired
and be as seaworthy and gallan. as
ever. The American people look upon
the Oregon as something almost hu
manly heroic and successful, and as
having a distince personality, and
would be loath to think her vitally in
jured. o
Massachusetts has a very painful and
curious case of a girl being scared al
most to death. A seventeen year old
girl of Wallingford was scared by a boy
playmate and has since been in a
trance-like condition from which .the
physicians cannot arouse her. They
stuck pins into her feet and hands and
she was immovable. She has made no
sign of consciousness since the scare.
The young fellow who scared her is
being sued for $10,000. Nowadays one
may not have an accident or injury
without straightway trying to get the
money's worth of it out of somebody,
o
The Methodist bishop of New Jersey
has denounced "Quo Vadis", David Ha
rum. and the board walks at sea side
resorts as the crying evils of our day.
If all the denouncers of our day should
arm themselves with hatchets and at
tempt to carrienationize away the evil
that they see or think they see, the
world would be considerably more dis
figured and battered than it is now
with cyclones, railway accidents, fires,
dynamite explosions, and floods under
mining and mutilating it.
-o-
Russia. despite her immense terri
tory of fertile acres and the big crops,
suffers frequently by wide spread fam
ine. Today her peasants are dying by
the thousands of hunger and typhus.
Famine and cold reign supreme, and
the White Czar, despite his wealth and
power, cannot cope with them. Russia
does- not seem to be able to learn how
to avoid or relieve a famine. Each one
to avoid or relieve a famine. Each new
one Is as distressing as the last. Only a
vast network of railroads will solve
the problem.
Paris's latest and unusually sanguin
ary duel is being fought between two
royalists. Deroulede and M. Buffet, the
,
leans. Deroulede is at Barcelona,
Buffet at Brussels, from which cities
they exchange insulting and blood
thirsty challenges. They threaten to'
meet in parts with pistols and eoffee
but no one expects more than the usual
Paris duel an exchange of passes with
rapiers with a "pinking" as a remote
possibilty.
o
The negroes are about to make an
other experiment in the way of an in
dustrial school and manufacturing
plant. Fourteen hundred acres of land
at Cape May have been secured, and
farms will 1m? allotted to colonists
from New Jersey. North Carolina, and
Virginia. None but negroes will be al
lowed to work on the place in any ca
pacity.
o
A German physician has assured the
world; that matrimony prolongs life.
which Is good news, since most people
marry sooner or later. He uses fig
ures to prove that the per cent of
deaths among the priests who vow ce
libacy is higher than among ordinary
men and that suicides are oftener un
married than married.
o
Italy is still under the snows, and all
Europe is freezing with unusually cold
weather, and from one end of the world
to the other El Paso is the only place
that has had a comfortable winter.
r
Count Von Waldersee has been called
off from further operations of war in
China.
i6f
Surveys and Reconnaissances in the
Great Southwest by Officers of the
United States Army Half a
Century Ago.
REPORT OF A RECONNAISSANCE
OF A ROUTE FROM SAN ANTONIO
VIA FREDERICKSBURG. TO EL
PASO. TO OBTAIN INFORMATION
IN REFERENCE TO A PERMA
NENT MILITARY ROAD FROM
THE GULF OF MEXICO TO EL
PASO. BY LIEUTENANT F. T.
BRYAN.
(Continued from Yesterday.)
July 3. twentieth day. Left our camp
on Dove creek this morning at 6 o'clock
and rode about three miles to a small
branch, which crosses the trail. This
was Good Spring creek: the water was
pure and very cold. Our course now is
due west, occacionally diverging from
it to avoid a spur of the hills, or to
head an arroyo. The line forming the
Pass-in-mountains and Green mounds
is due east and west. From the half
way point between Dove creek and Li-
pan Camp creek, the twin mountains
bear north 45 degrees east. Pass-in-
mountains bear west from Brady's
creek (ahead.) These two are land
marks, scarcely mistakeable. Arrived
today at the main Concho about three
'clock. The country at Green mounds
rocky and broken, but did not offer
much difficulty to the passage of the
wagons. After passing Green mounds.
the country becomes a rolling prairie.
The grass all along our route today and
yesterday appeared dry and burnt up.
offering but little sustenance to our
animals. We fell in. on the banks of
the Concho, with the emigrant road to
California, which we expected to find at
the Green mounds. It lies to the south
of Green mounds.
July 4. twenty-first day. Marched
three miles today, merely to change
camp, and And good grazing for the
mules.
July 25. twenty-second day. Started
this morning at 7 o'clock, and got into
camp on the banks of the Concho at 1
clock. Crossed the river at nine miles
from camp this morning. It runs here
in a northeast direction. One mile
further, crossed the north fork of the
Concho. At four. six. and fourteen
miles from camp, we crossed deep ar
royos. running north into the Concho;
these, however, presented no difficulty.
At the Green mounds this road was
isible to us; but as it was to the
south of us. we continued on the trail
we were following until we arrived on
the Concho, where the wagon road is
deeply marked on the prairie. The river
is reached at seven miles from Green
mounds, but the road follows the
southern and eastern bank for twelve
miles before crossing. For the last two
days wood has been very scarce: graz
ing only tolerable, the grass being
parched and dry. The water of the
Concho is good, affording catfish, trout,
etc.
July 6. twenty-third day. Road to
day continues hard and excellent, hav
ing hills on both sides. Here rocks ap
pear statifled. as also at Kickapoo
creke. strata carrying from six to eigh
teen inches in thickness: rocks are
limestone. Today came to the head of
the river: it rises in a valley between
two ranges of hills, in low, swampy,
ground, appearing in pools, covered
with leaves like those of lotus plants.
.Grazing here is pretty good: some tim-
I hr to lw hart r HUtunoo from thn
water.
July 7. twenty-fourth day. Left head
of Concho this morning at 7 o'clock,
and traveled twenty miles over a hard,
smooth, and level road to this place,
where there are two water holes of
large size. Country over which the
road lies is situated between two rang
es of hills of small elevation, and is ex
tremely destitute of wood. For the
first nine miles there was plenty of
water standing in holes, but not per
manent: after that there was none un
til we came to camp. The country is
extremely dry: grazing very indiffer
ent. July 8. twenty-fifth day. Came today
twenty-two miles to the Wild China
ponds, which were entirely dry. Hills
and mountains appear on our left and
in front: country around us rolling
prairie: no water today, and obliged to
camp without it. Five miles from our
camp, of yesterday morning. Connelly's
trail leaves the road, bearing to the
southwest. There is. probably, abun
dance of water at these water holes
during the rainy season: the ground
above them is soft, moist, and springy,
offering n chance for finding water at
no great depth. Today and yesterday,
saw large droves of mustangs. Soil to
day is light and sandy: grazing good,
but no wood.
July 9. twenty-sixth day. Arrived in
camp on the Pecos river at 1 o'clock to
day, having left the Wild China ponds
at four this morning. At Gap water. In
the Caette mountain, thirteen miles
from the camp, we found a little dirty
and brackish water, which sufficed to
water our mules, hut was unfit for anv
other purpose. The road runs through
a pass in the mountain; this pass is
very winding, and goes down very deep
into the mountain, the rocks rising to
several hundred feet above It. The
4
road through this place was cleared for
us by California parties which had pre
ceded us, so that our wagons came
through without difficulty. Between
Wild China and Caette mountain, high
mountains appear to the south and the
southwest. Leaving Caette mountain,
the road passes over an exceedingly
barren country, sandy, and producing
scarcely anything but prickly pear.
This continues to the Pecos, which is
not visible until you come directly upon
it, itsbanks not being marked by trees
or anything different from the surroun
ding plains. To the southwest, high
mounds and table lands appear. The
road bears to the southwest, crossing
many large Indian trails, all of which
bear southwest.
July 10. .wenty-seventh day. Spent
today in crossing the Pecos, which was
accomplished by making a raft of spare
wagon tongues and hounds, floated by
empty water casks. Everything was
thus safely taken over. The Pecos here
Is a muddy stream, of dark red color,
and. running through the plains, has
very much the appearance of a canal.
The prairie does not change in appear
ance in the least as you approach the
river, and one is immediately on the
river before he is aware of its proxim
ity. The crossing which we used is
known as the "Horse Head Crossing"
no doubt from the number of horses'
heads which lie scattered near. The
soil here is very light, like ashes, and a
camp soon becomes intolerable espe
cially in windy weather. Grass here is
coarse and hard, and appears to have
but little nourishment. There is no
wood at all to be had. The banks where
we crossed were low. and tolerably
firm: but this must be the case only in
dry weather. In other places where we
approached the water, horses sunk to
the girth in the boggy soil, which was
of most tenacious clay.
July 11, twenty-eighth day. Spent
today on the west bank of the Pecos, in
order to give men and animals some
time to recruit. Soil on this side same
as on the other, being very light and
dry. and moved into clouds of dust by
every breath of wind. The grazing is
somewhat better, than on the eastern
bank .but still orily tolerable.
July 12. twenty-ninth day. Left the
camp this morning at 6 o'clock, and
marched about five miles over the same
flat and desolate prairie: afterwards
the country became covered with thick
ets and chaparral, and then continuing
to alternate between chaparral and
prairie, more or less open. The river
continues on our right, our course hav
ing been west and northwest. The cur
rent Is quits swift, but not as much as
that of the river at San Antonio. The
banks continue to be so high that it is
necessary to water the animals by the
means of buckets. When cut away,
they become boggy. Our present camp
is a mezquite chaparral In a bend of the
river. Grazing today tolerable.
July 13. thirtieth day. Country to
iay seems as yesterday the ground,
here and there, being covered with sa
line efforescence. This appears at ev
ery few yards along the road, impreg
nating the water and the grass. At six
miles from camp we came to the falls of
the Pecos, where the water tumbles
over several steps of rocks. The total
fal lis about ten feet. Near our camp
tonight there is a pond containing very
pure and clear water, but it is also very
salt. Wild fowl abound in this vicin
ity. The river is crossed here by sev
eral Indian trails. At this point the
depth Is about five feet; bottom of
gravel, firm and hard. Our fuel today
is mezquite brush. Grazing pretty
good.
July 14. thirty-first day. Road today
went through a kind of ravine, the
sides being of red sandstone and clay,
in thin layers. The soil of the road
next becomes sandy, and then full of
lime, varying every few miles. At ten
miles from camp the river bends into
the road : and in the valley there is
very good grazing, and easy access to
the water. Two miles from this place,
we crossed a very small stream, or
lather succession of water holes, for
the water was not running. This we
supposed to be Toyat creek, from its
situation. The water was very salt.
Ground here was broken, and in wet
weather must be boggy. On the left of
the road, further on. there is a succes
sion of pools of very salt water.
Country here is more rolling, and more
covered with brushwood than near the
Horse Head crossing.
July 15. thirty-second day. Started
this morning at 6 o'clock, and came to
this camp, twenty-two miles, through a
country which, for the first four miles,
is somewhat hilly and uneven, and then
becomes a level plain, on which there is
very good grazing. At twelve miles
from camp, come to a pond of extreme
ly salt water, which extended to our
right for three miles. At fifteen miles
from camp, struck a range of hills of
small elevation, running along the road
on the left. Country, except for these
hills, rolling prairie. Encamped at 3
o'clock in a horse-shoe formed by the
river, where there was very good graz
ing, but no wood.
July 16, thirty-third day. Left this
morning at 6 o'clock, and marched
over a hard, flat road to this camp, a
SOME OLD
RECORDS.
distance of sixteen miles. A great part
of this road was of sandy soil, and
some of it of clay. On our left the
ridge of hills still accompanied us. ?
The Pecos is on the right all of the
way, and always within about a mile
of the road. Our course has been var
iable. as the road follows the bend of
the river, which is extremely crooked,
and full of "horse-shoes." The gen
eral direction is north 35 degrees west. JC
July 17. thirty-fourth day. Came to- '
day fourteen miles to Saline creek:
where, not finding good and sufficient
grazing for the animals, we left the
road, and again came to the Pecos, to
a place where the grass was tolerable.
Banks were high and steep, so that we
were obliged to resort to buckets for
watering animals, as everywhere else "
on this .liver. Country now becomes
hilly, and the road is more sandy. For
the first two miles the road was soft
and boggy; afterwards, as the country
becomes, high, the road runs alternately
over nara. stony ground and sandv
soil. Saline creek was entirely dry
where we crossed it. though the guide
states there is plenty of water some -miles
nearer its head. The ground in '
the vicinity is covered with efflores-'
cence of salts. Hills appear now on
both sides of the river the road some
times running over them, and some
times betwen them and the river.
July 18. thirty-fifth day. Left camo
this morning at 7 o'clock, and march-
ed for ten miles over a prairie more or
less undulating. Three miles from
camp we came to the first of those
I deep, precipitous ravines, which mark
upper pans or mis sinuous course.
After the first ten miles, the road en
ters the hills, through which it winds
in all directions, the general course be- ,
ing north 60 degrees west. The road
today is even and hard, and mostly
over limestone. In ' several places the
earth had caved in, presenting the ap
pearance of unfinished wells. The bills
are bare and stony; no trees on the
route. Encamped at 2 o'clock on Del
aware creek, sixteen miles from ,the
Pecos. Grazing here is excellent; the
water of this creek is clear and beau
tiful, but slightly impregnated with -sulphur.
July 19. thirty-sixth day. Spent to
day in famp, in order to recruit the
animals, which are much fatigued.
July 20. thirty-seventh day. En
camped again today on the banks of the
Deleware creek., after a march of 23
miles. The road leads through the ,
hills, and is very crooked indeed.- tak
ing nearly all directions. Our general
course is west to the southern point of
Guadalupe. There are three high peaks
of the Sierra Guadalupe which serve as
landmarks for a great distance. The
soil of the road is sometimes limestone
and sometimes sand. Grazing today is
very poor indeed, and very little wood
to be had. Our camp is a small valley,
where there are three fine springs; one
is highly impregnated with sulphur,
another with salts of soda, while the
third is of the best and purest water. '
suited for the use of man and beast.
Grazing in this camp is very good.
July 21, thirty-eighth day. Our gen-V
eral course continues west, .though we
were obliged to take all directions .
around the spurs of the mountains.
Yesterday and today we saw the first
dwarf cedars. Wood is very scarce in
deed scarcely enough to cook with,
and even that brought from a distance,
and collected with much trouble. The
road today lies very high, over ridges
and spurs of the mountain, but is nev-
ertheless very good. Ten miles from
this morning's camp there is a deep
ravine, where there is water in holes,
but not permanent. Arrived at one
o'clock at Independence spring, the
water of which is very fine, being pure
and cold. Here we found the first trees
we have seen since we left the Concho.
Grazing here is pretty good. ,
July 22, thirty-ninth day. Marched
today six miles to a fine spring of pure
cold water, at the foot of Guadalupe,
and encamped. The spring is about
one fourth of a mile to the right of
the road in a corner of the mountains. r
Here we found excellent grass for the -animals,
good water, and fine large
timber, of pine, cedar, serren etc. The
camp was separated from the road by a
rocky ravine, which cost us some trou
ble to cross. The road today is firm
and hard. and. as for several days past.x
lies sometimes high on the ridges, and .
then again follows the valleys. We are
now at the foot of Guadalupe, and the
mountains are covered with forests of
large timber, and contain many springs
of excellent water.
July 23. fortieth day. Spent this day
in camp, in order to recruit the ani-
mats.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
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