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IN NEAR EAST Arms of the American Chamber of Commerce for the Levant Arc Sot Forth. TO OPEN UP IMMENSE FIELD Constantinople Destined to Bccomi tha “Chicago of Europe," Saya New President of Organization—Oppor tunity for American Capital. New York.— (’onstnntlnople is des lined to become the “Chicago of 'Europe." according to an interview by Mr Lucleu Irving iTiioinns, a director of the Standard toil company of New York, which com (puny has extensive interests thmugle out Asia and the Balkan states. Mr. Thomas lately returned from visit to Europe. "I learned, while in London, that 1 had been elected (president of the American handier of •commerce for the Levin ,” said Mr. Thomas. "I refer to tie* newly organ ize d American section of the chamber. •iow maintaining headquarters in New York. It will co oj . rate with the long established chamber <*f the same niiim* which has Its sent in < ’oiMantiiiople. "The organization of this rlmtnher Is a 11 111 -1 y movi-meiit to promote re ciprocal trade relations between Amer ! lea and that, great area —extending I from Egypt to Bn in, and from Per sin to Italy of which (,'onslatit lliople Is the center. Gateway to Vast Empires. "Very few people appreciate that Europe and Asia meet at the feel of Constantinople." continued Mr. Thom as "The chain of waters, the Dar- I danelles'. the S a of \ arniora and lie* : Bosphorus, mudo hvjilljiMo for froo coiuiiut*. c*ih*ii tlif* to vast empires of populous mid tVrllh* terri tories la* v oiid. Winn wc* realize llint lliisNin. u country considerably more tluin twice jih largo ns tin* Fulled Slates. has few seaports that art* not In* hound for tin* t*r part of tin* year. except thoso situated on tin* Black sea, wo may Imagine what enormous trnfllr will Mow through Foil •tnntinoplo wlion Russia, with a hun dred million of hor people nearby, gets Into her commercial stride." “Then consider Roumanla, now with twice hor formal aron a country of Croat natural resources, with a pres ent population of ir.tMKMHMi. Rulgaria too. noted for a sturdy and linlustrl os population, has her commercial outlet on the Itlack sea. And oven on the farther side of the Rlack sen )■ a group of states which eventually must occupy an important place In over seas trade. ‘‘Jugoslavia. now vast In area by comparison with Old Serbia, with substantial natural resources and a population of over ll.iKHl.oilt) has. of course, one trade outlet via the Adri atic. and another via the Danube to the Black sea. Without any douhl (he Danube Is soon to play a much more Important part In the trade of the Balkan stales than It has ever done In the past. Has Natural Wealth. "Both Jugoslavia and Greater <1 recce will hold a more Important position than now In (be Levantine trade of Ibe future. Egypt Is growing Into a land of commercial signilieanee. While certain territories have been detached from Tirkey since the war, there remains much fertile and valu able land Turkey Is rich In minerals of all kinds. “Thu war and Its aftermath upset exchange throughout tin* Near Last, •nd lids has made commercial trans actions (llllieult for the present. But the natural wealth is there; and n population for the most part Industri ous. Trade must surely grow. “A high official of an International bonk, one who is recognized as having Unusually broad and accurate knowl edge of Ottoman financial matters. Stated to me at Constantinople that In Turkey fully (15,000,000 In gold Is hoarded by the people in ‘slocking leg banks,' and not deposited at all with the public bankers. In this connec tion It should be remembered that the oriental mind Is accustomed to think, financially. In terms of 'hard money,’ end that prior to the European war only gold and silver were In circula tion. to any extent, in Turkey. There Is evidence Hist great private wealth •lists there today. In gold, silver and Jewels, not to mention other valuables, end this wealth will come Into the current market us trade returns to eormal. "The Levant offers a splendid op portunity for the Investment of Amer ican capital, In a wide range of en terprises. One of the groat openings of the present Is fur the construction of dwellings, warehouses, harbor im provements. and so forth. Constanti nople alone has lost 1*5.000 to 30,000 houses by tire since the war began, •nit affords a magnificent opportunity for housebuilding activity, I know for a fact that the Turkish authorities would welcome anyone coming there for the purpose and that they would even be glad to offer concessions. The prevailing spirit is progressive. Mod ern industrial equipment, too. Is now •ought where formerly It was .ahunned. I recall that a long time ago, prior to the coming Into power of the Young Turk party, a business cablegram was Intercepted by the Turkish authorities because It con tained an offer to import some elec tric dynamos capable of '1,500 revulu- | lions |M*r minute.’ The wily adviser I of Abdul Hamid in sold to have thrown up ids bunds ut (lie Hugest lon and remarked with gome heal that Turkey had enough revolution** on her hands at the moment without encouraging these new-fangled trouble-raisers/ Opportunities Are Great. “('onKtanlinople now has an Innde dilate system io provide substantial harhor craft for use in the waters around Constantinople. People living on the other side of the Bosphorus la< k sufficient fncilitleH for commuting to Constantinople. "The development of roadways on the Kuropean side of the Bosphorus is another matter for business ejiter prise. If the Bosphorus 1h not the moat beautiful body of wafer In the world, I should like to know where It la to te found. A proper driveway along the shores of the Bosphorus would rather tax the memory of a world-trav eler to recall anything more charm ing. Opportunltes for housebuilding and other forms of construction are open In the other cities of the Levant as well as In Constantinople. There Is widespread need for railroad construc tion and rehabilitation; while at the seaports modern docks and wharves and up-to-date freight Handling squlp merit must he provided. "The Levant should become a grow ing market for American machinery and manufactures of all kinds. Im portations from the Levant must he stimulated, too, In order to improve the exchange mid credit situation so that the Near Last can huy more from America. Tobacco. Ilcoricc, valonia, attar of roses, raisins, currants, dates, [ ligs, goatskins, hides, furs, olive oil. I°ng staple cotton, rugs, carpets, and oriental ohjefs d’art are among the Imports coming Into the I’nlted States from Ihe Levant. It will tie the aim of (he American chamber of commerce for the Levant to help establish trade connections between responsible mer chants on either side of the ocean, ami to furnish nil possible Informa tion and assistance to those engaging In trade Iti this field.” Those In Movement. Officers of tin* American chamber of commerce for the Levant Include, In addition to Mr. Thomas, president, flie following: Chairman of the hoard, Mr. ,1. M. IMxon of the Tobacco Prod ucts corporation; vice president, Cap tnln .1. F. Lucey of the Lacey Manu facturing company; treasurer, Donald I rothlngham of the American Express company; secretary and managing di rector. Dr. B. K. Pratt. Temporary office# have been estab lished at 200 West Fifty-sixth street. New York city, but It Is expected that after May Iff the chamber will he lo cated In the down-town district of New York. Firms represented on the director- ! ate of the chamber, or as life mem bers, include; American International corporation, I'*- I. DuPont <le Nemours Cos., V. S. Uuhhor Cos., Guaranty Trust company •f New ork, General Motors company, Amory, Hrmvne & Company, Croat lakes Trust company, Commercial Inion of America. Lockwood, Greene Company, Hammond Typewriter company. A. It. Farqubnr company, Unhert 11. Ingersoll Sc Hro., Robert College. James A. Farrell. IT. s. Steel corporation, Rbelps-Dodge company, Rrown Shoe company. International Western Kleetrlc company, 11. J. Heinz company. The membership (’overs a growing list ot merchants, shipowner)*, hankers, manufacturers and other busi ness men of the I’nlted States. GAINED AND LOST FORTUNES English Dandies Pinyed for High Stakes in the Latter Part of Eighteenth Century. AlmnrU'n was one of the famous old gambling eluhs of London. It was at Ls height In the latter part of the Eighteenth eentury, and the play there *v(is enormous. It was not uneommon for the losses in a single night to amount to upwards of $1(10,000. The young men, dandies all, who In tended to play set about the matter with a great deal of ceremony. They wore straw hats with wide brims, tlowcr and ribbon trimmed; the brims Intended to keep the light from their eyes, and that the spectators might not see their emotions they often wore masks. They also often look off their rutiles and silk or satin coats and wore In their place a rough great-coat or else wound leather bands about their arms to protect the delicate lace and hues of their coats from the soil of the table. At each player's side was a small table that held their tea. wine cakes and rolls of rouleaus or chips. Most of the players wore long curls, eye glosses mounted on long sticks, were perfumed, powdered and painted like court ladies, and some of them even affected a mincing ladylike walk. But those who made the error of thinking ; them ladylike In their lighting ability ; made a mistake that often cost a life, for the gay young sparks would draw swords at (he drop of a hat and meet death with u laugh. Confusing Incident. "How was your after-dinner speech received, dear?" "Not so well. While I was talking one of the guests actually snored." “You should not have stopped for a little thing like that.” "I had to stop. The other guests woke him up and wanted to know where be got It."—Birmingham Age- Herald. Helpful Hints. Jones—l want to do something big and clean before I die. Bones—Wash an elephant. EABT MISSISSIPPI TIMES, STAKESVILLE, MISSISSIPPI UXjodo nmmn News of Mississippi Interesting Happenings Gleaned From All Section of The Slate Specially Written For This Paper. uljl ..uju uumnn Jackson.—The Rev. Robert H. Ruff rural survey secretary of the depart ment of home missions of the Metho dist church, was a guest In the city, conferring with his brother. J. BJ. Ruff, federal farm demonstration agent, in regard to material for films to he used in the summer schools for ministers to be put on by the board of missions of the Mississippi confer ences working with the general board of missions, in an effort to give pro grams in these schools that will pre pare ministers to advise with their ru ral parishioners and make the church es through the efforts of trained min isters agencies for serving the whole community. Wesson. —The unfailing nerve and quick action of Mrs. W. W. Robertson saved iter life. While in her garden she was attracted by an unusual noise and saw a huge moccasin snake pre paring to strike at her. She Jumped barely la time to escape’ his fangs as In- stretched his lull length. Missing his mark seemed to infuriate the rep tile. He followed her and coiled tor another strike. Mrs. Robertson, grasp ing a long-handled, sharp-edged shove, struck the reptile with the edge just as he made another strike. Her aim was good and the lick severed the rep tile. Hazlehurst.—Superintendent of Edu cation J CJ. Martin, who was called on for a fund for Hie cripples of the state, has made the rounds of Hazlehur-t citizens and raised every cent asked of this county. The purpose of the officers of the new charity organiza tion is to raise $25,000. The federal and state governments agree to sup plement this fund with like sums, so that the slate of Mississippi will soon have a fund of $75,000 to care for the cripples of all counties. ••• m m North Carrollton.-—There are two rival literary societies in the high school, "J. Z, George" and “H. D. Money,” and a preliminary contest was held to scdect one from each to take part in the final debate. There were six contestants on each side. Cotheran Sanders was selected to represent the George society and Geo. Campbell the money society. It was no easy decision for tile Judges, as all the boys were commended. Starkvllle.—Twelve months ago Mrs. Mamie Clay, then a girl of IS, married a vocational soldier from Alabama, who was attending the A. & M. Col lege. She was the daughter of Mrs. George Parker, who resided three miles northwest of the city, A few weeks ago she was stricken with ty phoid fever and up to a few days ago she was improving, but ate some ber ries which caused her death. ••• • • Blue Mountain,—A wedding consum mated in Corinth perhaps two months ago, in which two Blue Mountain peo ple were the central figures, hus been made public here. A. E. Gowdy, local carpenter, and -Mrs. E. E. Hagy, pro prietor of the Hagy dormitory of Mis sissippi Heights Academy, became man and wife, keeping their wedding a secret and remaining apart for sev eral weeks. ••• • • Faulkner. —Tippah count} - Presbyte rians are completing anew manse ut Faulkner, to be occupied by the Rev. \V. E. Snipes, have largely finished up the construction of anew church for the People s Congregation and have secured a lot in Blue Mountain on which they are planning to erect a house of worship. At present they are holding their services here in a rented hall. Yazoo City.—While playing at home with litlte companions Juanita Saddle, the 10-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Saddle of Bentonia, fell from a tree which she had climbed and was killed instantly. This is the third death in the family in a short time. Two children died of diphtheria anting the winter. Wyatte.—Contractor T. B. Callihan has just completed his contract with the county for the highway running from Seuatobia by Luxahooma. Thyr lira and Wyatte to the Marshall coun ty line. This splendid highway will he worth thousands of dollars to the people. Macon.—Dr. Hardee R, Hayes, rep resenting the state board of health in the furtherance of social hygiene, gave two lectures—one at the Methodist church to ladies, and the other at the Lyceum to men. These lectures were illustrated by motion picture slides. Canton. —The central medical asso ciation, comprised of the physicians and surgeons of Hinds, Madison, Rank lit, Simpson and Yazoo counties, will hold their next regular meeting in Canton on June 21. according to deci sion of the convention, which met in Jackson, by unanimous vole. Seuatobia—Rev, J, M. Williamson, j president of the Mississipl rural asso ciation and training school tor negroes at Shelby, has been selected to preach I the commencement sermon for the . Seuatobia colored school. START TEACHERS' BUREAU. Exchange Will Aid Pedagogues in Se curing Employment. Jackson.—W, N. Taylor, executive secretary of the Mississippi teachers’ association, with headquarters at Jack \ sen, announces the establishment of a teachers’ exchange in connection with his office. The object of this service Is to place the teacher who wants a certain kind of school position, and is qualified to fill It. in touch with school officials who want to employ teachers. Mr. Taylor asks school officials to notify him of their requirements In the way of teachers, and also requests that teachers who ’want positions will send in information as to their educa t'on, professional training, experience, I and the kind of work they prefer. Thia service is performed for members of the Mississippi teachers’ association free of charge. Hattiesburg.—Circuit court contln- I ues on its way of cleaning up the re -1 cent wave of criminality in this city, I several penitentiary sentences adding to the long list of those who have been dealt with at the present term. Bob McCoy, negro, was given three years 1 for forgery. E. V. Denton, white, was given three years on the same charge. Charlie Gordon, negro, received six years as his portion on two charges of making whisky and received a fine ol S3OO and a jail sentence of 30 days in addition on a suspended sentence. A. U. Held was tied S3OO for the pos session of whisky. ••• • Jackson.—The town of Osyka, in Pike county, has awakened to the im portance of its syrup Industry, as is indicated in a letter to F. J. Hurst, assistant to J. Bid Huff, federal farm demonstration director for South Mis sissippi, asking him to come to assist them in plans for a blending plant to he established in their community. Osyka handled 75,000 gallons of syrup last year, and with the chamber of commerce co-operating with the coun ty truck growers’ association in their agricultural interests this year a hun dred fold advance in prosperity may be predicted. ••• • • Wyatte.—One of the most modern school buildings in this section is being constructed in this school district. It will bo known as the Wyatte-Thyatira consolidated school, located between the two points. The whole of the sec ond floor will be used for an audito rium. Heretofore this community has been handicaped for lack of space for large audiencse when prominent edu cators and lecturers came, but on the completion of this building, with the splendid, spacious auditorium, there will be adequate seating capacity. Macon. —Macon will furnish a cadet for this district to Annapolis for the next four years. Harvey Crigler, who graduated from the high school at this place last year, received the ap pointment from Hon. E. S. Chandler to the Naval Academy, and lacking some of the units required to take the entrance examination, he entered the Marion Institute at Marion, Ala. Here ho had a full year’s course in the re qulred studies, taking the examination at the close of the term. ••• • • Hattiesburg. Announcement was made of plans for the annual assembly of the Baptists of South Mississippi, which will be held in this city from July 17 to July 22. This affair is a yearly get-together of the Baptists of this section of the state, and is feat ured by music and preaching of a fine quality, and classes of instruction in Bible study. A similar meeting for Baptists of North Mississippi will bt held this year at Blue Springs. Jackson. —The grand lodge of Odd Fellows closed its session hero with the selection of Jackson as the next place of meeting without opposition, and the election of grand lodge otfl cers as follows: W. S. Westbrook, o: West Point, grand master; W. N. Hut chinson, Caledonia, deputy grand mas ter; Arthur Allen, Pascagoula, grand warden; H. Katz, Hattiesburg, grand treasurer; W. S. P. Doty, Grenada. grand secretary. ••• • • Blue Mountain. —The local yards of the Gulf, Mobile & Northern railroad are beginning to overflow with lumber being hauled in from the nearby mills, which are now running again. Some of this lumber is being shipped to the foreign markets, but the high cost of transportation has retarded the nor mal flow of the lumber to the con sumers. Columbus. —(President J. C. Fant, ol the Mississippi State college for wo men announced the tentative purcnase of a half block of additional land for the college, the land being the half square lying immediately west of the chapel building and facing on Col lege street. Hazlehurst. —Capt. Jim B. Enochs, one of the oldest and most prominent citizens of the entire state, died while en route from Jackson to his home near here. He had boarded his home ward bound train and died suddenly while on the train. Canton. —The Pearl River Valley Dumber Company, formerly the Mis sissippi Soft Pine Lumber Company, which owns one of the largest mills in the state at Canton, resumed opera lions on full lime, after being shut down tor about three months for re modeling work. Hattiesburg —Fire, probably caused by a spark from a logging locomotive destroyed 700.000 feet of hardwoot lumber belonging to the Lamar lumbet company, located about 15 miles from the Clyde plant of that concern. POPGUN TARIFF BILL 10 lift HOUSE BIG BATTLE ENDS WHEN HOUSE ADOPTS CONFERENCE RE PORT, 245 TO 97. CANADA MAY RETALIATE Blight Flurry of Opposition Appears at Final Stages of Emergency Measure, Democrats Rais ing No Fight. Washington—The long battle in congress over the emergency tariff bill ended when the house by a vote of 245 to 97 adopted the conference re port to which the senate already had agreed. The measure was sent to the White House, where it is expected to be signed by President Harding soon after his return from New York. The emergency measure passed in the closing days of the last session was vetoed by President Wilson, but Immediately reintroduced with the opening of the present extra session. As finally passed, it carried tariff duties on 30-odd products of the farm, together with compensatory duties on the articles manufactured from them, it also empowers the secretary of the treasury to employ penalties in stav ing off dumping of foreign-made goods, continues the war-time control over importations of dyes and op erates to clarify tangles in the assess ment of duties which result from fluc tuating exchange rates. At its first appearance, and through the long debates that followed, op ponents of high tariff predicted re taliatory action by Canada, by the South American countries and by some nations of Europe. Chairman Fordney of the House ways and means com mittee, which drafted the hill, said, however, that no protests had come, and that he had seen signs of only a few moves in retaliation. Only a slight flurry of opposition appeared as the bill went into the roU call. Representative Garner of Texas, a democrat, member of the ways and means committee, restated the posi tion of a majority of his party and de clared the bill could do no possible good; that it was a "sop" to the farm ers and that the republicans had not rushed the bill to passage until It had been made "to take care of their in dustrial interests by compensatory du ties.” DUMPING GOODS IN SPAIN. Germans in Fair Way to Control the Country's Markets. Paris.—Germany is carrying on a vigorous campaign of dumping her goods in Spain that is giving the Ger mans control of some of the most im portant Spanish markets according to Emanuel Brousse, formerly French liquidator of war stocks, who has just returned here from a tour of Spain and Portugal. He traces Spain’s pres ent troubles to the invasion by Ger mans during the war, especially to the thousands of soldiers who were repa triated from the Cameroons and to members of German submarine crews who found shelter in Spanish waters during the world conflict. TO LET CHILDREN VOTE. Proposed Amendment in Missouri Men tions No Age. Jefferson City, Mo.—All children who have resided in Missouri one year would be allowed to vote under a pro posed amendment to the state consti tution, to be voted on by the people next year, in the opinion of Assistant Attorney General Otis. The amend ment, which was designed to remove the word "male’’ from the constitution as a qualification for voting, does not contain any reference to age. Mr, Otis ■aid he would submit a substitute amendment to the special session of the Legislature to continue the mini mum voting age at 21 years. $125,000 DIAMONDS STOLEN. No Trace of Oklahoma Thief Has Been Found. Oklahoma City.—A statewide search lor the robber who escaped with $125,- 000 in diamonds has failed to reveal any clues other than the man was seen walking towards a railroad station. A. C. Klinger, representative of a jewelry firm In St. Louis, reported the jewels were taken from a local hotel when a bellboy delivered a suitcase containing the gems to a man who had represent ed himself as Klinger. Rioting in Egypt. Alexandria. Egypt.—Five Europeans wjre killed and 72 were wounded in rioting here, it has been announced. The police casualties were not given out. Chino-German Peace. Paris. —A state of peace between China and Germany has been declared according to advices received here. An agreement to this effect was neces sary, as China was not a signatory of the treaty of Versailles. Ship Men in Session. Galveston, Texas.—Delegates repre senting local unions of longshoremen were here for the annual convention of the South Atlantic and gulf coast district of the International Longshore men's Association. DISASTROUS FIRE AT ran. tenn. LOSS IN BUSINESS SECTION $250,. 000.—INSURANCE TOTAL OF $115,000 CARRIED. 25 BUILDINGS DESTROYED Fire, After Being Discovered, Spread Rapidly Despite the Heroic Ef forts of All to Control It. Planning to Rebuild. Trezevant, Tenn—Twenty-five store and office buildings, Including the Planters and Farmers and Merchants bank buildings, the postoffice and tele phone exchange, were destroyed by a fire which swept through two blocks of the business district here before it was checked. The loss was estimated at $250,000. Insurance aggregating $115,000 was carried. The fire was discovered over the drug store of I. G. Hurt and spread rapidly despite heroic efforts to com bat the blaze with the two gasoline en gines. The equipment, however, prov ed inadequate, although two garages, two groceries, a produce store and a shoe and harness shop were saved. The new L. & N. station under con struction, although damaged, was saved by railroad men using a locomo tive to pump water. Business houses covering two blocks were completely destroyed, with con tents. The origin ct the fire has not been ascertained. Businesses burned out were: I. G. Hurt, drugs; J, N. Hummage, grocery and hardware; Peoples Bank; f. N. Hutchins, insurance; W. D, Holmes, insurance; R. Y. Benton & Son, dry dry goods; B. Hillsman, cafe; Cum berland telephone office; C. J. Wingo, insurance; Dr. John D. Holmes, dent ist; Dr. E, W. Hillsman; C. E, Pate, real estate; Miss Martha Bomar, wo men’s furnishings; Farmers & Mer chants Bank; Trezevant feed store; M. J. Newbill, barber; J. C. Brown, cafe; H. W. Argo, pressing shop; \V. J. ■Argo, blacksmith: Benton & Holmes, undertakers; Argo &. Company, gro cers; Calloway & Bryant, grocers; A. J. Smith, grocer and cafe; W. H, Gal loway, queensware and fruit boxes; Edwards-Atkins, dry goods, furniture and stoves; Jeff J. Blanks, dry goods; Jeff J. Blanks, grocery; Jeff J. Blanks, hardware, and E. B. Johnson, garage and livery. Telephone communication with outside points was destroyed, but service was resumed before noon. Vic tims of the fire are planning to rebuild. TWO DEAD IN LOVE AFFAIR. Attempted Elopement Results In Texas Tragedy. San Angelo, Texas. —The Nelson McNeill, who engaged in a gun fight with his sweetheart’s parents near lure, in which the girl was killed, Aas found seven miles from the scene of the fight. According to the police, McNeill and the girl, Miss Elizabeth Dorothy Harris, were fleeing in a mo tor car. They had stopped to change a tire when they were overtake!) by the girl's parents and the fight started. The girls' parents. Dr. and Mrs. Dick Harris, and her brother, H. -S. Harris, are being and tained. but no charges have been tiled against them. Author ities say the senior Harris claims that McNeill shot and killed Miss Harris and then attempted to commit suiside. WANT TARIFF ON OILS. Association Will Try to Have Them Placed in Permanent Tariff Bill. Washington.—A congress of the Southern Tariff Association will be held at Fort Worth, Texas, to aid the effort to have mineral oils, hides and vegetable oils placed in the permanent tariff bill, according to announcement today by John H. Kirby, president of the association. Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico expect to have delegates pres ent. The Fort Worth congress is the beginning of a series of similar meet ings to be held in the states through out the south for upbuilding the sen timent tor a permanent tariff policy for protection of southern Industries; headquarters of the association say. Republicans Alleged Fraud Donaldsville, La., —Charging that their names were left oft the ballot used in the recent general municipal election, the Republican nominees en tered suit in the civil district court to have the election declared null and void. Resumes on Full Time Columbus. Ga., —The Bibb Manufac turing company has resumed opera tion of its local plant on full time. The mill hag 100,000 spindles. It has been operating on half time. One thou send employes went to work Calls for Examinations. Washington. Postmaster General Hays issued bulletin No. 1 calling upon the civil service commission to hold examinations tor the selection of post masters at first, second and third class offices. Bandits Kill Three. Eagle Pass, Texas. —Bandits killed three prominent business men at a point between Esperanzas and Mug quiz, Mexico, according to telegrams. The killng occurred 10 miles south of Eagle Pass.