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EL PASO DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY. MARCH 20. 1901.
PART TWO. THE DAILY HERALD rrtlished Every Evening Except Sun day by the Herald News Company, EL. PASO. TEXAS. . MTTT- PLAZJL TELEPHONE 115. An Independent Republican NEWSPAPER. Rigid Enforcement of Existing; Laws Is the First Step Toward Mu nicipal Reform H. D. SLATER. Editor and . General Manager. I. L. WEBBER, Ass't. Gen. Manager. H. L. CAPELL, Business Manager. JOHN SNEED. City Editor. C C. WATSON, Special Representative. Sntered at the Postofflce In El Paso, Texas for transmission through the malls at second class rates. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION: Daily, o.ne year $7.00 Dally, six months 3.50 Dally, three months 1.75 Daily, one month 0 Weekly, Fix months 1.00 Weekly, three months 50 TO ADVERTISERS: In order to insure prompt changes In advertising, copy for same 6hould be at the business office not later than 10 .a. m. ADVERTISING RATES: Rates of advertising In The Dally or Weekly HERALD will be made known upon application at the busi ness office. Those who prefer can have a represntative of the busi ness department call upon them, who will quota prices and make contracts for space. Call telephone No. 115. Clasifled advertisements for locals, ten cents per line for first Insertion and fire cents for each additional inser tion. Special rates upon five hun dred or one thousand lines of local, to be used in one month, will ' be furnished upon application. The Daily HERALD Is delivered by carrier in El Paso, Texas, Juarez. Mexico, and at the El Paso smelting works, at fifteen (15c) cents per week, or sixty (60c) cents per month. Ho sac fibers failing to get the HERALD regularly or promptly should call at - the office or telephone no 115. All ' complains will receive prompt at- tentlon.. THB MAIMED LION AND THE MiSNAGERIE-AT-LARGE. It is no surprise to learn that Lon don anticipates the early retirement of Salisbury from the premiership and the ministry, of foreign affairs. Salis bury was a special protege of Victoria. He has not for years stood well with the country at large, and his conduct during the African complications and later in China has been far from sat isfactory, even to his own party. ; For the first time in a long period England has, in the Chinese negotia tions, taken a back seat. She has, di plomatically, been the sport of Russia and Germany, and even the United Slates has more than one dictated to England what she should do. The deep down truth of it all may lie less in Sal isbury's incapacity than in England's recognition of the extreme weakness of her position while she is engaged in war fn South Africa. It is a time for intrigue and plots against the ministry and the govern ment Itself, and the element of unrest that is never wanting has been assi duously trying to stir up trouble in Canada and other colonies. The news papers of England have latterly adopt ed a new tone in discussing the for eign affairs of the empire. Most of the old swagger and bluster has vanished, and the leading newspapers of the metropolis boldly proclaim England's waknetfR, in men. ships, money, and primary resources, and the absolute impossibility of going to war with Rus sia for any cause. In the dispatches yesterday it was told how the home government had given orders to the British forces in the field not to assume the aggressive in the dispute with Russia, and even to permit the seizure by Russia of the property in dispute, rather than pre cipitate trouble. However laudable such an attitude may be from a moral and Christian standpoint, it is a far see to England's ancient traditions. -""""J his arm for a fight whenever the olh- er fellow blew the sugar off his bun. Today's dispatches show more of the old time spirit and it is a question which is nearer the truth. It is not likely that there, will be war just yet in China. The powers are not ready for it, unless it may be said that all the powers are ready for it but England, and as for England the other powers are ready for her. It is barely possible that the powers, espe cially Russia, with the moral and per haps active aid of France, have chosen Just this time, when" England is en gaged in a terrible contest in Africa, to humiliate ber and take some of the besom out of the fellows that have dominated world politics long enough. What would happen to the United States in such a conflict is hard to tell. It is certain that we would not take up England's quarrel. It is certain that we woald not light England. It is like ly that the United States would exer cise a powerful Influence in favor of the integrity of China, and in favor of international peace. We would sell a lot of horses and mules and cattle and wheat, in case of war in China, but such an event would knock our regular oriental trade galley west, and prob ably result in shutting up the door that we have tried so hard to keep open, as a means of salvation to our own manufacturers and exporters. War will come sooner or later among the powers now rampant in China. It is not likely to come Just now. because the lion will back down before he be comes involved In such an unequal con flict as would result from the necessity of fighting two or three great powers after having had his legs crushed, his skull fractured, his claws pulled, and his teeth broken off, in South Africa. and being still backed up in a corner watching his enemy, who is up a tree. England will have to go to the doctor before she will be ready to fight bears and wolves, let tf'one dragons. o The Herald is trying to print all phases of the controversy about the condition of President Diaz, trying to ascertain the truth from whatever sources it may be obtainable, and try ing to sift out obviously biased opin ions. In such a matter, where there is admittedly a mass of misrepresentation and suppression of the facts for a pur pose, it is best to leave readers to form their own conclusions. The Her aid gives its authority for the state ments published, and is disposed to let them stand for what they are worth The Herald proceeds upon the belief that all is not right with the president. He has not been In good physical some say mental condition for some time, and the conflicting rumors hav ing to do with his incapacity for af fairs have a foundation of truth. Just as there is more or lees warping of the truth by enemies of the president for political motives, just so it is fair to suppose that the partisans of the pres ident are as apt to strain a point now and then to carry weight. Today Yne Herald prints a budget of news and views upon the question that is upper most in the minds of Mexicans and of great importance all over the world. The stories come from various sources, and are more or less authentic. From such sources of Information as are now available, the idea seems to be justi fied that Diaz is failing, is being held away from active participation in the government, and that his enemies are taking advantage of his weak condi tion and of the wild rumors that have grossly overstated the true dangers, to stir np trouble In the republic. As The Herald has before pointed out. there is comparatively little danger of a real revolution in the republic in any contingency, because those who would be most apt to incite civil strife do not hold the purse strings. Just as commercial necessity is the most fre quent cause of war. just so is com mercial conservatism the most potent agent making for peace. o In view of the various complications into which England is getting herself, the defiant attitude of General Botha, the recognized commander of the Boer armies, is discouraging. Britain is in no sort of humor to prolong the war, and the probabilities are that Botha will be able to exact even better terms than those offered him, which included general amnesty and aid to the van quished to begin life anew. It has been a costly war money cost to date, about $400,000,000; deaths among the ar ray. 13.000: wounded, additional. 40.000. In 1899 Mr. Chamberlain asserted In the commons that the dispatch of ten thousand men would end the squab ble, without any fighting.' William T Stead says with regard to the result of the war so far: "We have created an other Ireland within the imperial fold, a disaffected, discontented community, which will seize every opportunity in order to harass the government and create difficulties for the empire. Soon er or later we shall lose South Africa as we lost the United States." James Bryce. an exceptionally able and thor ough interpreter of events a'nd tenden cies, warns Britons that "the memory of bloodshed and of war held to he un just will fill an exceptionally tenacious r.n ith a hntr-Ml far HMtnor nnri more. KastIng that the Irrltatlon that now ex Ists a hatred that may some day cost us South Africa." Lord Rosebery late ly asked, in an address; "Do we antici pate, or follow, events?" He was criti cising the statesmanship of the day. o The EI Paso people and people from other sections who have bought prop erty in the Cloudcroft reservation are justly indignant because of the inten tion of the lumber company to destroy the natural beauties of the resort by cutting off the timber. Such a protest ought to go up to the powers that be. as would compel a cessation or avoid ance of such an unpardonable desecra tion. Aside from the inherent rights, which property holders claim to have in the property, some things ought to be considered in this matter besides the number of feet of lumber to the acre If Cloudcroft is ruined, or one jot re moved from its attractiveness as a re-, sort, the loss to this section of the country will be great. And the nat ural beauty of the place, once destroyed or marred, can never be replaced. It is to be hoped that the lumber people will hear and heed the protest that rises against the contemplated deed of vio lence. o i Yesterday's Herald bristled with lively news stories, and offered fur ther convincing proof of the great su periority of the telegraphic news ser vice received by this paper over that of any other paper in the Great South west. Big news and little news, long range news and short range news, lo cal and foreign. The Herald prints the best news, the most news, and prints it first. o Any town that has well kept streets beautiful parks, attractive home grounds, and favorable sanitary con dltions.. is pretty certain to advance morally and industrially. There are over a thousand village and city improvement associations in the country, with some 100.000 mem bers. El Paso needs such an organiza tion badly. THE PRESIDENT'S TRIP SOUTH. "From New Orleans Picayune. A New York dispatch Is to the ef fect that President McKinley with his cabinet officers will leave Washington about the end of next month on a trip to California via these southern states, It goes without saying that, on his way. he win pay a visit to New Orleans. Apropos of this trip of the presi dent's, it has been supposed by some that, as most of the southerners are democrats and politically opposed to President McKinley. the reception he will meet with in the south will not be characterized by so much warmth as that given him in other sections of the country. Those who make such an absurd sup position do not know the south on the one hand, and do not know the differ ence between opposition to a man on political grounds, and opposition to him on personal or social grounds. The south has a reputation for kind liness to visitors which it has won for itself in n unbroken record of scores of years. When a person of McKinley's character and standing and position as chief executive of the United States comes on a visit to the south, it is dif ficult to imagine any one supposing that he will be received otherwise than with the utmost warmth and cordiality. An every day visitor is well received: how then shall the first magistrate of the land be received otherwise than extremely well? While the papers of the south, the Times-Democrat among them, have lec tured the president, it has been on po litical grounds and political grounds alone. Personally and socially he has been as much respected in the demo cratic south as he has been in the re publican north. And when he comes among us in his personal capacity and his capacity of president of the United States, there are neither persons nor papers anywhere who will give him a heartier and more genuine wlcome than we of the south. McKinley is president not of any one part or section of the country, but of i the whole country; and when he comes ! here ne will come as our president, and we shall acclaim him accordingly. Not a syllable of politics will be lisped ad verse to the president from the hour he steps on this side of Mason and Dix on 8 line until he has gone with the setting sun out of our sight. A true southern welcome will precede, will ac company, and will follow First Citizen McKinley while he lingers in this nart of the country and may it be long! LAW vs. CARRIE NATION. To the Editor of The Herald. Verily, the logic of a woman is oast all human understanding. The as tounding statement Is made by a femi nine correspondent in the morning pa per that "Mrs. Nation has never struck a blow In violation of the laws of the state. ' and In the course of her re marks she also observes that "so far as the courts have spoken, no law has been violated." The correspondent sadly errs. Kansas. In common with most other states has two laws on its statute books under either of which the Nation woman might be convicted one against riot, which imposes a se vere penalty for its violation and an other against malicious destruction of property. Mrs. Nation has not been held guiltless by the courts. The fed eral judge at Ieavenworth bound her over to keep the peace and administer ed to her a scathing rebuke. No system of reasoning can Justify the lawless acts of Mrs. Nation. That the "joints" were violating the law. is no plea in her defense. It is a prin ciple of law that for every wrong there is a remedy, and the remedy for the joints Is to be found In the law. and there is also a way of compelling offi cials to apply it. Nothing can excuse the usurpation by private citizens of the functions of the courts, since "mob law" is the end of all law and there fore anarchy. If today a mob may de stroy a man's property for violating the law. it can tomorrow with as much warrant destroy one's property even if he be not violating the law. The saddest thing about -our nation al life today is the growing disre gard and evident contempt of law. as emphasized by these hatchet crusades . and almost daily lynchings. The worst Bacg crippled." KheuinAtutii at its worst is a sort of living death. It chains a man to a chair or binds him to a bed, and metes out to him a daily martyrdom. At the best riienmatlsm is painful malady, in terfering alike with pleasure . and busi ness. To cure rheuma tism it is necessary to eliminate from the blood the acid poisons which are thtt muse of the dia wme. This is effect ual! v done by the use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis covery. It Carrie out of the blood the corrupt and poison ous accumulations which breed and feci disease. It in creases the activity of th" blood-making glands and sends an increased supply of rich, pure Mood through vein and artery to strengthen every orjjan of the body. "I had lieen troubled with rheumatism for twelve yram. wo bad at irors I rvmld not leave my bed." writes Mr. R. I. McKnight. of Cades. Williamsburg Co.. 6. C. ! m badly crippled. Tried many dortom and two of them gave me up to die. None of them did me much good. The pain in mv back, hips and les tand at time in mv head), would .nearly kilt me. Mv appetite was very bad. Everybody who a w me aid I must die I took five bottles of the 'Oolden Medical Discovery and lour vial of ' lellets.' and to-dav my health in eood after auffenng twelve yearn with rheumatism. - Doctor Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are powerful aids to the cleansing of the clogged system. By all dealers in medicine. feature of this Kansas trouble is not that much property has been destroyed nor even that some lives have been lost but that the violation of the law by either the crusaders or the joint- keepers should find apologists. When public opinion begins to condone out rages of the law it is time to ask whither are we drifting. Edward N. Buck. TUC I IDDADV llllw klUHHIil TABLE : KING STORK Of THE NETHER LANDS. By Albert Lee. Published by D. Appleton and Company. New York. Price 50 cents. Albert Lee is the author of many semi-historical novels setting his scenes in the European courts and fill ing the pages with adventure, danger. king s favors and dark villains. They are always good stories too. This one is built around a young man who does things and is clever with his weapons. The necessary villainy is furnished by the title role, played by the Duke of Anjou whom William the Silent imports to reign over the Neth erlands. Also the Inquisition and a skulking scoundrel play minor parts in giving the young man a hard road to travel. He is mainly interested in po litics, but has a subsidiary love af fair with an ornamental young woman whom the duke wants. Naturally "King Stork" is foiled in the end and everything culminates happily. A ROYAL EXCHANGE. By J. Mac- Iaren Cobban. Published by D. Ap pleton and Company. New York. Price R0 cents. This tale is based on an old refrain "I'd crowns resign, to call her mine." And he does, does the hero. This gen tleman Is the heir to the crown of Boeotia and he wants to marry a Scotch girl, carrying out his purpose finally despite the wiles of his chan cellor. The scene is laid in Scotland. Rather a thin story upon tne whole. but it will probably appeal to people who like the Duchess type of novels: mild vicissitudes and mild people. A HERO IN HOMESPUN. By William E. Barton. Published by D. Apple ton and Company. New York. Price r0 cents. William E. Barton's stories of the southern mountaineers are always full of Hfe and color and this story of the Tennessee mountaineers is a character study of those who remained loyal to the union and those who did not. wov en about the military career of Jack Casey who dodges enlistment in the rebel army, gets Into the federal army, deserts occasionally in a naive "didn't-mean-anything" way. and gen erally Is a pretty fine fellow. During one of his moments of temporary ab erration his command is ordered to retreat northward and Mr. Casey con tinues southward to see his mother, sees her and is then arrested on sus picion of burning bridges he accident ally happens to be innocent of that sentenced to death, and reprieved by .leff Davis In response to his mother's plea. There is a thread of a love af fair running through the whole. It is a good story of the realistic type. 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