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1901. FAGE TWO. -PASO DAILY HERALD. SATURDAY. MARCH THE DAILY HERALD m.llataed Every Evening Except Sun day by the Herald News Company, El PASO. TEXAS. UTTLS PLAZA- TELEPHONE 115. Ad Independent Republican NEWSPAPER. Rigid Enforcement cf Existing Laws la the First Step Toward Mu nicipal Reform H. D. SLATER. Editor and General Manager. L 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 EI Paso, Texas for transmission through the mails at second class rates. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION: Dally, o.ne year $7.00 Dally, six months 3.50 Dally, three months 1.75 Dally, one month 60 Weekly, six months 1.00 Weekly, three months 50 TO ADVERTISERS: In order to insure prompt 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 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. 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 (60e) cents per month. Mabseribers failing to get the HERALD regularly or promptly should call at the office or telephone no 115. All complains will receive prompt at tention. SOME OBSERVATIONS OF POSSIBLE INTEREST TO THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE LAWS BETTER ENFORCED. The movement for law enforcement is growing in importance all over the country. There is hardly a city in which there is not a strong element in favor of decency hardly a newspaper that does not contain something every day concerning the progress of the movement. There is one very good sign in connection with the uprising. The people in general seem to discoun tenance violent methods, while they are carrying on a campaign of educa tion that is bound to be more effective than the violence. In all the mass of newspaper and platform discussion there are bound to be many disclosures and discoveries that will be of value to the law en forcement forces. Not least among these is the genera! recognition of the fact that has been so long hammered away at by The Herald that we have enough laws, but that public sentiment in favor of their enforcement must be aroused before there can be any per manent improvement in present condi tions. The movement to enforce ex isting laws is the surest and most rea sonable way of bringing about reforms. And let it be remembered that laws without public opinion behind them are bound to be dead letters most of the time. When Roosevelt was police commis sioner of New York he took the stand that while the law was on the books it must be enforced, but If it were not meant to be enforced it should be re pealed. It is true that laws made by the state legislatures fail to take cog i izance of the conditions as they differ in different localities. It is not to be expected, for instance, that the same tractice could prevail in El Paso as In some little agricultural community of the eastern part of the state. As The Herald has before brought out. in the nature of things each city must exer cise a certain degree of local option, as regards the enforcement of the laws. While nominally the sheriff and other county officers are answerable to the state authorities for the proper per formance of their duties, as a matter of fact they are not so answerable, and their functions are guided as much by local desires and necessities as are those of the mayor and police force. Hence even the county officers, elected Ly practically the same people as elect the city officers, are answerable to the local constituency. They will enforce the laws If the people want them to do so. and not otherwise. It is to be hoped that the people who are engaged in the effort to purify El Paso will not make the mistake so of ten made by persons whose Intentions are good but whose judgment is poor that of fighting the violators of the law vho are morally weak and socially out cast, while smoothing over the delin quencies of men and women who stand hleh in the community and are them selves violators of the laws. The crime of these latter is the greater, for these people are not only supposed to have a finer moral sense and a better kowledee of the law. but also they are not supposed to depend on their law breaking for a living. For instance, in any fight against gamblers or disorderly houses, let il not be forgotten that the man who rents his house for such purposes is as truiltv under the law as the one who actually carries on the business. It would be a very good plan for the law enforcement people to look up the own ership of all the houses in town used for unlawful purposes, and bring such i ressure to bear on these owners as to compel them to comply with the law. The gamblers and prostitutes will nav for eood stands twice as much as a place is worth to anybody else, and hence the temptation Is great. But there are some presumaoly righteous neoDle in this city who would hate to see their names In print as the land lords of the haunts of vice. The penal ty is a severe one. If moral suasion will not bring these landlords to time. hen the law should be invoked. This s at least an effective way of removing the vicious dens from the heart of the city. A eood deal of moral suasion might be exercised in relation to the practice f Dlaving social card games for val uable prizes or even for money, as is known to prevail here, and in every other city to an increasing degree. It Is useless to invoke the law in such caae as these. although, funnily enough, the women who do these things are guilty of a grave violation of the criminal laws of the state of Texas. But such laws as these mere ly induce contempt for law, and should not be allowed to cumber the statute books. If the desired end cannot be brought about by working on the con sciences and good judgment of the peo ple, it will not be done by such an ab surd law. Yet the fact remains that the women who encourage t-uc'a pas times are assuming a grave responsi bility. The mothers, especially, have a duty to perform that does not consist in laughing at the small boy of the family when he goes over to Juarez and wins twenty tlacos in one of the games. The people of El Paso who are be ginning the work of seeing that the laws are enforced may know that they have brothers add sisters working for the same thing in a thousand different places. In New York the reform com mittees are going after the landlords first, just as The Herald suggests. In Topeka the law enforcement league is making a bouse to house canvass for a double purpose, to find out and place on a map the character of every house in town, with the numebr of people and other 'statistics, and to secure a prom ise from all the decent people of the city that they will support the law en forcement ticket at the coming elec tion. The women are especially ac tive, and their earnestness and fear lessness as to any possible loss to bus iness that might result from the agita tion make them particularly effective as canvassers. It is well for reformers to remember that any community is divided into two classes men who have character or reputations to lose, and men who have not. As a rule the professional gamb lers and joint keepers belong to the lat ter class, and hence they are most dif ficult to reach except by the applica tion of force, which is rarely effectual because those who seek to apply it are not united in sentiment or desire, and because official oaths are invariably taken with a mental reservation I do solemnly swear to .enforce those laws that seem to be desirable, and that the people seem to want enforced. But the former class can be better reached by appeals to reason: manhood, and selfishness particularly the latter. If the reformers can show the "respec table" part of the community, which is always overwhelmingly In the majority, that it does not pay to dally with the grosser forms of vice, there will be a change. And another line that miht be adop ted with good results is bringing moral pressure to bear on employers, in the effort to get them to establish a higher standard for their help. In Dead wood. South Dakota, the mining companies are cooperating actively in the move ment to close the saloons on Sunday, and the gambling houses at night. They have discovered that their employes are seriously reduced in efficiency by their indulgence In these forms of vice-. The cardinal principle to remember is. be practical and don't try to run a bluff that won't stick. There Is a little fable about the ele phants that tried to stop a railway train in India by standing on the track I . 1 a1 ueroie me strange iimum man. who knew better, stood a little way off. and lived to tell the tale. The fable Is applicable to the case of Rus sia in China. The United States recog nizes the dominant position of the Rus sian empire in north China, and is not disposed to be bunted off the track when by remaining by and using some yankee shrewdness a desirable end can be gained. The game Uncle Sam is playing in China is indeed an astute cne, as the dispatches said a few days Efco. and while the other nations are chagrined at the impotence of their protests the United States has no en tanglements to embarrass her in any future action she may wish to take. Our fight Is primarily for the preserva tion of the open door to our goods, and it is safe to say that the administra tion has well safeguarded that, and does not need the help of England or ccy other power to back up our de mands or protests. o England Is stirred over the aggres sions of Russia in China. She sees in the activity of the Bear a grave menace to the safety of China. India. Persia, and Turkey, and realizes that sea power has here a limit that cannot be overcome. England has a great many glass windows that she never knew she had, and it would be as well for her peace of mind if she should stop throwing stones until her sins are for gotten. - o Readers of The Herald cannot have tilled to notice the large amount of valuable raining news and mining dis cussion that' is appearing in The Her aid. This paper recognizes fully the overwhelming importance of the min ing industry among the factors that count in the development of El Paso, rnd no effort will be spared to make the paper attractive to men interested directly or indirectly in mining. o Is there any connection between the demand for the free coinage of silver, and the old saw, "speech is silver"? o To liquidate one's debts is one thing: to liquidize them is another. D r'rom the Providence Journal. The discovery of valuable marble deposits in Alaska and the yet more recent discovery of new " gold fields there indicate the remarkable char acter of the bargain we drove with Russia in 1867 when we purchased the vast territory for seven million dollars. It seemed a barren waste at the time and popular sentiment bestowed upon It the name of "Seward s folly. Now it Is increasing in population every year scores of prosperous towns are growing up within its borders, one community. Nome, contains some thirteen thousand people according to last year's census and will doubtless be larger this year. gold is being mined in large quantities, the salmon fishery Is waxing great, the timber lands are recognized as of great potential value, there are other im portant mineral deposits outside the gold fields, and now comes the promise of a future marble industry. As Rus sia hears of this progress of her for mer territory, what must her minis ters think of the "policy that deprived her not only of a rich region but a foot hold on the continent of North Amer ica? In Asia her troops are pressing forward at every point. Her policy is to annex territory all the way across the continent. Her soldiers are at the borders of Persia. Chinese Turkestan, Mongolia and Corea. Her vast Siber ian tract reaches to within a few miles of our Alaskan Cape Prince of Wales. If she bad not parted with "Russian North America," as it used to be called on the old maps, she would have some excellent harbors today' on Lynn Ca nal and elsewhere on this side of the world. But the statesmanship of one generation cannot always tell what the statesmanship of the next will require. There was a time when Great Britain might have had the Orange Free State for the mere asking. Now thousands of lives and millions of pounds have been sacrificed to the task of conquering it and it Is not yet safely in hand. TONIGHT IS THE SUN DAY SCHOOL RALLY. Prominent Visitors Will Conduct the Meeting at the Presbyterian Church. The International Sunday School workers who are making a transconti nental' tour of 15.000 miles covering the southern and western states, came in this morning on the G. H., and are fct the Orndorff. The party comprises Marion Lawrence of Toledo. Ohio, gen eral secretary, and Prof. H. M. Hamill of Jacksonville. Ill, field secretary of the International association. Rev. W. A. Spilman of Raliegh. N. C. Prof. E. O. Excell of Chicago. Mrs. H. M. Ham ill and Mr. and Mrs. J. Arthur John Mon of Philadelphia, who are repre senting the Sunday School Times. They will hold a meeting in the Presbyterian church at 7:00 sharp. The first half 1-our being a song service. They leave tonight for Albuquerque where they1 spend Sunday. Th only absolutely safe Gasoline Stove is the INSURANCE. The gaso line cannot now unless the stove is lit. A child cannot open It. Strong burn- ' ers. Second Hand Stoves Cheap Stoves. Furniture, etc.. exchanged. WELCH'S FURNITURE STORE. TEXAS STREET. Made from distilled water. Ask your fantllw nhvatolan nr rienwlet of n Mi purity and healthfullness of our lce.fl Telephone No. 14. El Paso Ice and Refrigerator Co. Mexican money bought and sold. We pay the highest and sell at the low est rates. SUberberg Bros., the Money Brokers. 102 San Antonio street, next to First National Bank. - Have ""yes bigger than their stomachs," according to an old saying. They over eat themselves, ami are tempted by all sorts of injurious and indigestible edi bles. As a consequence the foundation of serious stomach trouble is often laid in childhood. For children with "weak" digestion or Whose stomachs are diseased. Doctor Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, may be confidently recommended. It cures diseases of the stomach and other organs of digestion and nutrition, so that the nourishment contained in food is per fectly assimilated and the puny child is built up by food into a condition of robust health. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery contains neither alcohol nor narcotics. Accept no substitute for "Golden Med ical Discovery." There is uothiug "just as good'" for diseases of the stomach and other organs of digestion and nutrition. Mrs. KMa Gardner, of Waterview, Middleaa Co..Va.. write : "My little datifthter is enjoving Knlendid health. I am glad I fonnd a doctor who could cure mv child. Whenever she feels badly I give her ir. I"ierce's ('.olden Medical iiscovery and she is soon all riuht. She took twelve bottles of the Oolden Medical Discov ery. eiehl bottles of Pellets.' and one bottle or of Dr. Save s Catarrh Remedy and she is well We thank f ;1 for yotir medicine." Dr. Pierce's Common Sens- Medical Adviser, in paper covers, is sent free on receipt of 21 one-cent tauts to pay expense of in.-iiling onv. Addiess Dr. R. V. Iieice. 'liuffalo. N. Y. New Copper Furnace WILL REVOLUTIONIZE PRACTICE ESPECIALLY IN SMALL CAMPS. WHERE THE ORE IS PYRITIC. The Furnace Requires No Fuel, the Chemical Action Bringing About the Decomposition, and all Three Opera tions are Conducted in the One Plant. Within the last two months an in vention has appeared in the mining world that promises to revolutionize the present process of treating copper ore. It is known as the uarrison fur nace, so called after the inventor's name, in one operation it accomplish es what heretofore required three dis tinct manipulations of the copper ore in smelting. . Mr. Garrison, the inventor, lives at Ely. in the state of Vermont, and for the past two years has been working steadily to overcome the present diffi culties of smelting copper ore and his efforts have been crowned with signal success. AH the pyritic copper of the camp at Ely has. under this new pro cess, been worked into metallic copper in a single furnace. It has gone be yond the experimental stage, and is now recognized as a permanent factor n the treatment of pyritic ores. Heretofore this class ot ore has cost from $12 to $15 a ton to smelt but un der this new process those figures can be cut in two. one part going as, profit to the miner and the other part as roy alty to the inventor. The furnace consists of a water tight. vertical shaft, not very dissimilar from the present pyritic furnaces. In this furnace, however, the use of fuel is ab- polutely unnecessary, the heat be ing generated by the combustion of the sulphur in the ore and oxidization of the iron and matte. While the heated gases rising from the hearth of these furnaces begin the decomposition of the ores in the upper portions of the furnace, the mass of the charge keeps passing downwards until it reaches the great heat on top of the slag. There the silica is converted in to slag by the action of the lime and the iron contained either in the ore or supplied as the flux. The copper matte, as is well known. sinks below the fetratum of slag, and here is where the value of the invention comes in. At this poin there are some extra tuyers delivering a blast under a pressure of 12 pounds to the square inch on the molten matte, and a very intense oxidization develops the heat necessary to convert the copper that is yet in a state of sulphide into the me tallic state. Thus there arc accom plished in one operation the roasting, the matting, and the refining of the copper. The furnace fs tapped like a lead furnace and the copper is ladled out and cast into ingots. It will thus be seen that this furnace is calculated to make a profound im pression upon the economic phase of metallurgy. Veins of pyritic copper that heretofore have been unprofitable to handle because' of their distance from smelting points or because of the smelting charges can be mined at a profit under this treatment. One great point of value lies In the fact that Inasmuch as no fuel of any kind Is required it makes no difference how inaccessible the mine is. the ore can be treated rirjht there End con- verted Into ingots ready for the market. The furnaces can also be built to ac commodate the output of the mine. A company has been formed by cap italists of Pittsburg. Pa., and Prof. Car rera has been selected as their repre- sentatlve in tne west. FOR OVER FIFTY Y3ARS. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for children teething. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wild colic and is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle. Millions of people are familiar with DeWitt's Littl Eearly Risers and those who use them find them to be famous little pills. Never gripe. Fred Schae fer, druggist, Houses For Rent Page Seven. SUPERINTENDENT AT BUFFALO Sickness Driven From Ei tire Family by Palne's Celery Compound. 0 & 1 . - Spring is here. Purify your blood. Take Paine's Cel ery Compound. It is the one spring remedy sought after and highly esteemed by intelli gent, earnest men and women through out the land. Palne's Celery Compound has cre ated its own constituency. Men and women who k.we never ta ken a spoonful of any sarsaparilla or patent medicine of any sort, nor allow ed them to enter their homes, not only use Paine s Celery Compound when themselves sick, but persuade their families to do the same. And yet when the hihtory of this wonderful remedy is studied it is easy to understand why Paine's Celery Com pound thus stands alone and superior to all remedies in the estimation of the public. It is a physician's remedy. It is the prescription of Edward E. Phelps. M.' D.. L. L. D., professor of materia medica at Dartmouth College. Ther is no mistaking the standing of Paine's Celery Compound in the fam ily of Major A. M. Wheeler, superinten dent of exhibits at the Pan-American exposition. New York state commiss ioner at the Atlanta exposition, and former assitant postmaster of Buffalo: Buffalo. N. Y.. Feb. 22. 1901. Dear Sirs: Being run down from overwork, physically anl mentally. I tried Paine's Celery Compound as a remedy. It undoubtedly did me much good. My wife and some of my rela tives have also been using it. and in- Live News and Gossip From National Capital Special to The Herald, WASHINGTON. March 23 With the congressmen gone home to enjoy their well earned well, whatever it is they've well earned: mid-lent in full blast in an Episcopalian town; no par ticularly vital questions agitating any body; no foreign relations to speak of and nothing else much that amounts 10 anything, going on. Washington is duller than the contents of a live-cent hardware shop. About all we of the men-in-the-street fraternity have to do is help the president rebuild his cabi net. There may be no office or giving in office in heaven and New Jersey, but there is here. McKinley As a Cabinet " Maker. Mr. McKinley has no apparent inten tion of reconstructing the aforesaid cabinet, but it amuses us and annoys the administration to assume that he has. and study permutations on that basis. So far as known only Griggs, at torney general, is really going out. He is booked to leave next Saturday and an assorted string of politicians are sitting at the other end of the tele graph wires to find out who is to be his successor. I "don't know paren thetically, don't care a continental. The sun continues to rise and set every day hi due conformity with the constitu tion of the United States and the laws fot that purpose made and provided. EXHIBITION form me that they have been greatly benefited.' Sincerely yours, ALGER M. WHEELER. The superiority of - Paine's Celery -, " Compound is well illustrated by the way entire families are benefited when ever any one member of the household tries it. Nothing is more - common fc than for a husband, wife, and children to.be led to use it, because they nave, observed its health-making effects in the case of some relative or intimate , friend. - .- ' Young and old now need to take a spring remedy to purify their blood, to feed their tired nerves, and to in vigor- ate their bodies. Long experience has shown the necessity of such a spring cleaning for everybody, sick or well. Thousands are taking Paine's Celery Compound. - It is so far above all other spring medicines in Its strengthening, nerve restoring, bldbd-purifying, health.-giv- ,t ing. lasting effects that it has no com- ' petitor among discriminating people. The old "cures" one by one,, in the . last few years, have dropped by the way, until today the sales of . Paine's Celery Compound in every civilised country are larger than' those of all other spring remedies of all kinds com- bined. W People just sick enough not to be healthy the city is full of such semi invalids should take advantage of . Paine's Celery Compound to put their -. blood and nerves into a healthy con dition. Spring is the time to get well. j nc matter who is attorney general. Ditto ditto the trusts. The Express Money Order Cinch.' There was a current rumor that the post master general. Smith, would eith er join the ex-es next month or move along in the cabinet, but he says "No." and he probably has inside information He has made a pretty good administra tion of his place so far. One interest ing feature of it has been the unremit ting warfare carried on against the ex press money order business. Four years ago. half or quarter of the drus stores in town we have three phanna ceutical schools in Washington and the graduates all stay with us sold the express money orders, and now very few of them do. The department sim ply established a branch post office wherever express orders could be bought and as it allows no com pet i t'on in such establishments, the ex press companies had to get out. Which was a good thing. The money order business is" a great snap for the com panies and the benefit to the public is not commensurate- as anyone knows who ever tried to recover his money on a lost order. By their system, thr simply make themselves enormous banks with branches in every town which not only do not pay interest on (Continued on sixth Page.) "