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6 Wednesday, January 3, 1910 EL PASO HERALD Sftxfelished April, 1S81. The El Faao Herald includes also, by absorption and succession. The Dally News, The Telegraph, The Telegram, The Tribune, The Graphic. The Sun, The Advertiser. The Independent. The Journal. The Republican. The Bulletin. MEXBSR ASSOCIATED PRESS AND A3CEIU KEWSP. PTJBIiISHERS ASSOC Botered fct the El Paso Posiofflce for Transmission at Second Class R&tes. De&M&tcfi to the service of the people, that no good cause Ghall lack a cham pion, and that evil shall not thrive unopposed. &ERAL.T3 FKUcyHOjnci. BelL Business Office ......... -l? Editorial Booms .. 020 Rrortar 1019 lalng department H f Businea J Edltorla "l Society V. Advertlf Auto. 1115 2020 TERMS OP SUBSCRIPT JO JT. Dally Herald, per month. GOc: per .'ear. $7. "Weekly Herald, per year, 52. The Dally Herald is delivered by carriers in BI Paao. East El Paso, Port Wias R.ni Toirae, Texas, and Cludad Juarez, Mexico, at GO cents a month. 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Persons solicited to subscribe for The Herald should beware of impos ters and should not pay money to anyone unless he can show that he is legally author ized to receive it. Car Service in the West End THE wintry winds are rude and keen; it jars me when I hear, them roar; they've !een in storage up between t'he icebergs on the Arotie shore. But yesterday t'he skies were blue, and in the night a change arrove; it rained and hailed andxblew and snenv, and so I hug the trusty stove- Old Winter's now abroad, indeed, yet I make" no complaint, in truth, as selfishly I sit and read, the latest volume by Old Sleuth. For I have coal and wood to . burn, and 'pies to eat, a place to sleep; there's comfort every WINTRY wav I turn; it would be criminal to weep. I keep the good WINDS , stove roaring hot, with all the coal tihat it will hold, and try to drive away the thought of hungry people in the cold. Of " poor old famine-wasted hags, who once were maidens, fair to see: of children wearing scanty rags, and wailing in their misery; of better men than I. who roam the street beneath this bitter sky; of wanderers without a home, who fain would find a place to die. I cannot stand it any more! Such visions all my pleasure swipe! And so I'll shut the old stove door, and turn the damper in the pipe, and do some rustling in the storm, to help old age or stricken youth, and then come back where it is warm, and hit the pages of Old Sleuth! THE PASSING OF STEAM ' FOR POWER. I Frea, T- Haskin WASTE OF ENERGY IS ENORMOUS j J I Capyright, 1903. bytJeorge Matthews -acam- ictAhSg 1 "VST" 7 ,t J -m i uiri worm ?i,uuu,uuij writes Volume Of Romantic Poems T is 140 years aero todav sine "Watt took out the first patent on the re ciprocating steam engine, and it is interesting to read the signs that be token the approaching eclipse of this t world revolutionizing invention. Gradually man mis been discovering new methods until the reciprocating en gine .once the acme of economical trans formation of heat to work, has become, by comparison, the agency of superla tive extravagance. Not only is the cost of its operation serving to retire the reciprocating engine, but at least one medium by which heat is turned into t ork. Gas Engine .Make Inroads. steam nas seemeu most saiely in trenched as a motive power in what are known as the heavy industries, such as steel and iron foundries. The, metal industries alone have consumed'30 per cent of all the steam power used in manufacturing. But even here the gas engine is making inroads on its steam competitor. A recent order placed by the United States Steel corporation is 'only one of SHERE is great need for better street, car service in tie west end" of .town. The Smelter line carries an enormous traffic and the through traffic to and from, the smelter and'eement works would be enough to strain this line with out burdening it with the general traffic into the residence sections of Mundy Heights and Sunset Heights. The conditions of travel created by the large movement to and from the great industrial plants west of the city, make the transportation between the business center and the west end residence sections very unsatisfactory, in many ways. The cars are nearly always greatly crowded, and" the conditions especially bad for wo men and children. - " The very heavy traffic over this line must also, as the line now runs, be car ried up over a big hill and down again, each way. All of these difficulties could be avoided if the railway company would con struct a new line to take care of the smelter and cement works and valley traffic, which new line should run along West Missori and Gladstone streets, along the lower level, thus avoiding the hill climb in both directions. The line up North Oregon street and West Rio Grande, serving Sunset Heights And Mundy Heights, could then be operated as a loop. and return to the city eithei over the same track from Mundyl Heights or else on the new tracks to be con structed on the lower level. A This would give an excellent service to the hill districts, and would also serve many hundreds of people living along Gladstone, TJpson, Prospect and other streets, now having no street car service whatever. In order to avoid increasing the congestion on North Oregon street, it would be well for the Electric Railway company to run the new Smelter cars from the transfer station west through Pioneer plaza and along San Francisco street as far as Santa Fe street, then turn north on Santa Fe to West Missouri and then west towards the smelter. . This would be much better than to run into Oregon street, either at Franklin or Missouri streets, and the transfer problem would be handled equally well.- A; new transfer statton could be established at the corner of El Paso and San Fran cisco streets to take care of the very heavy interchange of traffic between the Juarez line and the Smelter and cement works, line, tnus greatly relieving the con gestion at the Sheldon corner. It is to be hoped that this great improvement will be undertaken by the elec tric company during the current year. o The motherinlaw comes forward to take her place again in the day's literature. She Idiled her soninlaw down in Tennessee and the old joke can be resurrected j again. ' J S 'ggy engine claims that i " YJ?" wli.,:.," . uTr"u "V "XZuZ I '?" Wi, arive norses n El Paso, and it is the most rpflfiv "i."-" BUtlJf , " . ":""' JJ..Z h"15 Percentage is swelled by the de- . The electric en- iuuu '. J?c" "K "SL -",: llvtS7 bS's' drive on " Wt hand side. it can reduce -to a mini- " .tr n "" S11 " """" 5else wn the middle of the "- -o-- v wwv v'w--.. . . OLICCL. never enter that of aeronautics. Turbines to the Front. Wherever there is a reciprocating en gine it sees the specter of retirement. The steam turbine wnnrs its -foh nnrl offers to do its work at a much smaller cost. The gasoline for small power and most economical gme claims that mum expense. smnVo -ii nntoo. that it can be relied udou to sftnrl its power hundreds of times further than I mu Deic ot a reciprocating engine can reach. Petrol is declared to be the mo tive power par excellence forthe flv mg machine. Twentieth CenturV Picture. c, a pJcture aich describes the finn Uy f the eIectrfc enSie over 2S.,T ?Voened b Wa"- Behold a ,of 20t? century, four tracked h l e f,nest Pteam driven Iocomo t! re that V8r Ped a limited train. It is rushing onward as if the very Ji!?,0? er ln pursuit- The drivers are whirring around, and volumes of inky s;t SKe ,?re Pourinir from the stack. Steam burets from everv valve n"dhta mljfhtj: roar accompanies Its Svf l ? the steam drive Iocomo- ? i HVv,eT zenJth of its Per- But behind it comes another The second racer glides along as smoothly as a meteor sweeping down a reach of" sky. .No steam, no smoke. none of" the familiar tnines ahnnt .,.. t.. - , betokens maximum steam pressure and -wurupru wiro.tie. let silently this easy going monster bears down upon the other train, closes the gap between them, and then passes on with the ease of a Kentucky thoroughbred passing a plowncrse. This picture might be call ow me pussmg or steam." I LETTERS To the: HERALD (All communications must bear the signature of the .writer, but the nam will not be published t?here such 9 request Is made.) realm has been found iirfo which it can. I hundreds that are contained in the cur rent news of the engineering world. It calls for 24 gas engines with frames j AUTOJIOBILISTS AXD OTHERS. Editor El Paso Herald: So- they have changed the motor ccycle cop because the other one failed to get results. Now, I want to tell you some things about El Paso that will sound so bad to you that The Herald will hesitate to print this letter. How. ever, it's purely a family quarrel, for I live in El Paso, and have a good opin ion of it in other respects. But there exists here a deep rooted prejudice against automobiles and automobile I owners. This is nothing but the nnrmw minrt- weighing 115 tons each, all of the twin J ed jealousy of people who can't afford tandem, double acting type. Half of to own one. Now. I'm s-oin n , these are for blower service and half lighten the benighted by tellln" a few for power. The blowing engines will of our trouftes. Nin npnninf- l'ovrer for Flying: Machines. It is' said that if a census of flying machines were taken today it would be found that there are fully 1000 of them in Europe and America which actually fly. The United States has more .than 200 of these. It had been thought, prior to the demonstrations of the Wrights, that the success of aerial navigation depended upon the constructoin of engines which could register almost as many horse power a3 they weighed pounds. Some vhad been built which could develop a horsepower for less than two pounds of weight. But the Wright experiments showed that while minimum weight was a very desirable attribute of an air ship engine. It need not be obtained at the sacrifice of efficiency. Wjte of Power. The enormous waste of power in the United States through the average steam plant is illustrated by H. fct. Clair Putnam in an article on the con servation of power. He says that there is 30.000.001) horsepower being lost by failure to harness the -water courses of the c'ountry. and that it would re quire 650,000,000 tons of coal a year to duplicate this power practically onehalf more coal than the annual pro duction of the country j street. True, at the busiest crossings down town there is a policeman stationed to direct drivers to their own side of the street, but at none of the other crossings or streets do drivers pay any attention to where they are going. The lines are held loosely, and very often they are looking back shouting some message to someone. Just to illustrate: I was driving my car down Texas street. I slowed down to four miles an hour, and turned in at St0n- Thre is a building at the corner that prevents one seeing what around the corner, till you turn, vi hen I got far enough around the cor ner to see, I Tvas just about 10 feet ,?,? i ?f drivin straight toward me on the left hand side oT the street, the ? l00Ksely ln hls hand' h md gathering cob webs. hort"1 escaped hittinS either the ?, h ' tSn or sidelk. by about an an El P?,7ay 5Vf Z had hit him' all El Paso would have thrown up its tadif,ntfchorror at ,the reckless driv reallv twere automobiIe People who w.n n mre of filing or rhTrf S 2 POr Innoct delivery boy than a yellow dog." a Tn J5' he delivery boys drive is a rank outrasre. hut t, ,;... S0"4 that' and so"e dy some- MI56 BIDETS IXLASJE 31N0LAHL. Miss "Ellen Marie Sinclair, Socially Prominent. Seeks Literarv Honors. THE ONLY WOMAN MEMBER OF BOS TON YACHT CLUB Mayor Gaynor of New York has sweet words for Tammany, but the apboint- ments are going elsewhere. Tammany can't thrive on sweet words; appointments would suit the tiger much better. o If you want to vote for Hall or against him, you've got to have a poll tax re ceipt and it must be taken out this month. Don't forget this. Pay now. o Has Won Distinction in the Athletic Field and Is ' a Good Rifle Shot. ?HE PLAGUE. San Francisco's Municipal Railways SABf FRANCISCO is going to set the pace for the United States in the matter of operating municipally owned electric street railroads. That city has just voted a bond issue of a little over two million dollars with which to construct eight miles of conduit line in the business district, with a view to ultimately taking over and operating all the lines of the city as the present franchises expire. The people voted largely in favor of the bond issue for making the test. The rest of the country will watch the experiment with interest as this is the first city to' vote for such a step, but San Francisco is rather socialistic in its," tendencies and the success of the election is not surprising. Building a street car line is one thing and operating it is another, especially when the ins and outs of politics aref considered, as they always will have to be ia the operation of municipal plants of any kind. It will be much more complicated this operating a street car line with political appointees than the operation of a water plant or an electric light factory, and San Francisco's experiment will be interesting, and more so since the bond issue was advocated by and warmly sup ported by William Randolph Hearst and his organs. o v Jack -Johnson knows where to "get gay" with officials and threaten to whip police departments. He knows better than to come south and try it. O . If the saloon men of El Paso don't have some burning ears this week, it will be a sign that this is no sign that somebody is talking about somebody else, for the chtkrehes are holding a week of prayer to get their members in the' proper frame of mind for a big. anti-saloon rally Sunday afternoon. . o- BY ELLEN MARIE SINCLAIR .... What ,is love, or who can tell us How the pleasing plague steals o'er . Heart and soul ajid mind and spirit, j. ... Ruling all foreyermore? .. Is it joy or is it anguish .. Peace or strife, or all in one? He who seeks to live without it Has not lived when life is done. . known members of the younger society set. She 1 the only woman member of the Boston Yacht club. She is a daughter of Mr. iind Mrs. Charles Sin clair and a granddaughter of the late Frank Jones, a millionaire, of Ports mouth, N. H. She is 23 years old. Tho poems are affectionately dedicat ed to her mother. One of them bears the title of "Rose Song" and is typical of her other work. It is as follows: a The red rose sings of its passion, I While the white rose sings of its love, Till listening heaven seems nearer Than all of the heights far above. Petals of each I would send thee. With the red bud's heart of fire. And the soul of the pure white rose To calm the storms of desire. Another gem of the new book is the stanzas entitled "Parted": You stand before me, and your eyes meet mine ' With yearning, yet I may not touch your hand! Your lips are dumb, alas! they give no sign, But. oh. with all your soul you under stand. Ah! God, give us but this the joy to know The power of love that each to each may cry Across the space; though bitter tears may flow, Still hope lives on and love can never die! Incks Economy. While the reciprocating engine is too slow for this sulft age. during the century and a quarter of its perfected existence it has conferred incalculable benefits upon man. espedially when made part of a locomotive. The prin cipal indictment drawn against It does not set forth that it fails to do its work well, for twothirds of all the power used In manufacturing is employed iniuugii me reciprocating-engine, and j;riii.ii' nineteutiis or all used in trans portation. It is the lack of economy. Systems of cost-keeping and studies of conservation doctrines have revealed that the reciprocating engine makes pewer too expensive, wasting and squan feet steam electric plants known were used it would still require 225,000,000 tons of coal a year to duplicate the power the raindrops possess as they hurry on to the sea through the rirer beds. . It will be seen from this that he re garos the best steam electric plant practicaii.3- three times as efficient as the average steam plant with recipro cating engines. He figure that this poorer would suffice to move every railroad train and street car. and turn every wheel of Industry in the United States if it were utilized throu'i hydro electric plants. Watr Power Practicable. The practicality of this is shown at -Niagara Kails and flsptchprA Tn dering dozens of times more than it some places one may look from the car In athletics the young woman has won many honors. She is fond of all Miss Ellen Marie Sinclair; Teputed to form-c; of outdoor exercise and is dis- be worth a million In hor nn-n rtrut- soclaJIy; prominent in New York and Boston, and the winner of high honors in the athletic field, has taken to writ ing poetry and if the success which crowns her first orfering is sustained her friends believe she will achieve fame in the literary field. A book of poems entiled, "Random Shots," breathing romance, has just been issued by the young woman. It Is the first work of the kind she has ever done and it reveals a talent that few of her host of friends knew she pos sessed. Miss Sinclair, who Is spending the winter in New York, is one of the best tinctly an athletic girl. She is an ex ! pert with the rifle. On March 21 of last year, at Pinehurst, N. C, she won a cup presented by John Philip Sousa, leading a big field of contestants with a net score of S8 and shooting with an allow ance of 45. The family residence is a handsome mansion at Portsmouth, N. H. BEGGARS MUST STAY OFF BUSINESS STREETS Chief of police Ben Jenkins this morning instructed his men, to prohibit begging on the crowded business streets of the city. He said: "These beggars must be kept below San An tonio street; if they want to beg? let them go down and beg where they get drunk in the lower part of the cltj-." uses. The scientifically trained engineer, who speaks in the language of heat units, poxentialitj-. condensation and cal orics with the same ease that charac terizes the physician in referring to ganglia, hemaphlegia and thrombosis, has discovered that he sends a whole regiment out to fight and -that onlv a company gets to the front prepared for action. In other words, he puts 1120 heat unit into the firebox of his boiler, and onlv 100 of tnem get through to help turn the shaft which drives the machinery of the plant. The other 1020 escape or are used up in other ways. Waul In the Exhaust. Of these. 224 use the very first ave nue of escape-from the temporary sen tence of hard labor, getting out through furnace radiation and flue gases. One hundred and twelve more of them shirk duty' by getting away through steam pipe radiation. And then comes the exhaust, where 6G7 of them, more than half the number who started In, make a bold dash for lib erty and succeed in reaching the cir cumambient. This leaves 117 ready for service. Seventeen of these must run the engine Itself, leaving only 100 for the machinery to which it is "hitched. When one remembers that nearly half of the coal that Is in the mine is wasted by improper mining methods, and that onl' 9 percent of that which reaches the factory is made to do gainful work, he will see what a tremendous waste of energy there Is under modern meth ods of power production. Leaving en tirely out of the reckoning the energy employed in the mining and the trans portatoin of the Coal, which is no incon siderable .Item, less than 5 percent of the power represented by the unmined coal can be utilized in gainful work, when the reciprocating engine is the He states further that If the. most per- ,n "CT"111 Je injured or killed outright 1 VAm """"" win rest on the au- ' SSSi e2ver- The ao people may speed and if we break the laws, we ari no better than any other lawbreaker! but also, we are no worse. Another thing: Pedestrians pay no nlnJT t0 the h0rn- Tfi neander along in a countrified way down the busiest streets, as though they werl picking posies op their estate tf AAnde,i If anboay El Paso haF eier been in LoS Angeles? One thinff IS. certain; If they mosied down thosf aSn'f "ved to coSe bacJ and tell the home folks what a city is Justice. Arrest us for speeding, but also arrest the horse drivers when they drive on the left hand side." And pe destrians all, please, be alert wheS you cross a street. We doi't ask you to pick your runi0iy0,Ur ?DeeS and make a Home iust,ask u to remember that sou are in town and not cruising the summer seas in a Vanderbilt yacht. An Auto Driver. ANOTHER CLUB FIRES DR. COOK The Institute of Arts and Sciences of ISTew York Drops Explorer New York. N. Y., Jan. 5. Dr. Fred erick A. Cook has been dropped from the membership of the Institute of rts and Sciences. Dr. Cook wna o .v- of the executive committee of the da partment of geography. Coekfs Notes Received. Copenhagen, Denmark. Jnn t.. Frederick A. Cook's original nnt. vt, have been received here and will be ex- ttimnea at once. Rector Salmocson says, however, that he has seen the note bOOkS and is Stfll nnrn.J j.i -i. section, because the finished product is j explorer's claim to the discovery o tha pole Is not bonafide. window and see the water in the act of turning the big wheels of a hydro electric plant, which means that it is pulling the train up the mountain with the force of its downward rush. But even the new powers that are being used are wasteful only in a less degree than steam through the recipro cating engine. While it requires 1120 heat units In the firebox to give 100 at the shaft with the reciprocating en gine .the producer gas engine gets its 100 effective units from 525 In the fire box. The saving as compared with the steam engine amounts to more than half, yet even at this only 19 percent of the inherent power in the coal is made to do effective work at the shaft. Gas for Motive Purposes. It has been shown that gas for mo tive purposes may be transmitted for considerable distances just as welk as electricity. This is leading- many en gineers to consider the feasibility of locating central gas power stations at the coal mines, thus saving almost the whole cost of transportatoln of fuel for manufacturing. Thesawmill is located contiguous to the forest7 and the packing house stays reasonaoiy close to the stock raisine- mucn cheaper to transnorr thnn . raw material. In the case of the cen tral gas power station the gas would be transported In pipe lines and would represent the finished product. A wave engine was tested recently on the California coast, and it devel oped 15 horsepower. As It is estimat ed that the average wave breaks upon the beach with a force of 17 tons to the square yard, it will be seen that If a way is found to harness the waves power may soon become still more In expensive. Tomorrow Turbulent Central America. The Manufacture -Of Fakes A PITTSBURG woman lost her hair and sight b the explosion of two cellu loid combs in her hair iwhile she was drying it over a gas iet. She had bought the combs for tortoise shell, and again, a death is laidi at the doors of the fake manufacturers. Only once in awhile do we read such items as these, but that is not as often as a death is chargeable to bad faith on the part of manufacturers. Many a person dies from poisoned foods and patent medicines, put up hy manufacturers and sold to the public as clean, wholesome stuff. I i j 1 A (From The Herald of this date, 1996) Years Ago Boy Shoots Woman By Accident; Chinese Actors Pass Through City To day Deputy sherif f R. JD. Harkev, of Eddy county. N. M., arrived In thn HK- h,j morning on his way to St. Louis in search of Harry P. Brown, who is want ed in Eddy on a charge of embezzle j ment and is believed to be In St. L,ouis. j .ne is said to be 311,000 short in his The Tall Man and the Low Signs A DISSERTATION ON ORDINANCE BREAKING IN EL PASO "Is it against the law," asks the -tall man. "for a chap's high brow or even low brovr to be more than six feet in altitude?" "It seems so in this man's town," added the tall one. Of course everybody knows that the tall man Is "sore" because some awn ing rail broke his hard hat. Everybody knows that he is a knocker, and that plicidly about all that, more than 'hint- But as Is often the case. . is not against the law to exceed more than six feet in height, only against the law of nature jmaybe On the contrary it Is against the law for an awning to be less than 10 feet above the sidewalk: a sign lower than 12 feet from the sidewalk. The city ordinances explain very ex- even more strictly -enforced than they are. Pcisoned canned goods have claimed four more victims in California this time. Some manufacturer is responsible for murder.. Maybe not legally, he is morally, just the same. an accommo- ac. The laws regulating pure foods and condemning fakes in manufacture might be I couut "wttii the county, of which he .. ...v,.oui.ct iuu ui tiis jaoy oauK, Oi. which he- was qashier. H. L. Newman arrived from Kent this morning and will enter his father's bank here. The protracted prayer meetings of the Baptist church will be held each even ing during this week at 7:30. Charles Gonzales, proprietor of the Palmer Hall dining room, gave a dance in honor of his guests last night. Mrs. Davis, wife of the telegraph operar was hit by a stray bullet while sitting in the front froom of her home at the corner of Texas and Florence streets last night. Some boys were toy ing with pistols and one of the bullets strucK ner, not injuring her seriously. The Southern Pacific train running west this morning, had 11 cars and two engines, four of the -cars being taken from the T. P. Two 6'f .the cars were oc- It payjs to please. Did-you see the story in The Herald where datiing young man got a horse and saddle simply because he discharged his duties towards a customer an the manner that any clerk should have done. And Craig has turned up again. ThaTow is about the smoothest, article ever in this part of the country-and wehavejiad some smooth ones. Even if El Paso didn't land any'oTSeleIte appointments, she has Mn folks of two of the lucky ones, which -is the next best thing Peary is not going to make hiTtrip to theorthpoIe in dirigibles until after the Russians have tried it to the south pole. Wise boy, Peary- HnPndv-by Chfnese actrs en' route to Hong Kong, China In bond. rlv.m,0rr0T'e'enlng the Methodists will Si?nt ete!?,ninet in which the fol- ?ii r "' Parker Miss Gracia Al IvSi ?a7 Payne' Mr- Leverick. They wl dtr Several musical num 5 Ciln be fod by an ad dress on "The relating r ,. nonnTB tothe church," by Rev. Mr. Edding- Rev. Dr. Morrison, secretary of mis sions of the Methodist church, south, ni n G City this morning en route to Chihuahua and preached both morning and evening. i,?Ir,I5,allam occupied the pulpit at the Christian church. A. traveling man named Penny, from California,, addressed the young men's meeting at the Y. m. C. A. this after noon. There was an Interesting musical pro gram at St. Clement's church this morn ing. Rev. Mr. Grimes, of Laredo. Tex., oc cupied the pulnit at thi lupvfrn "rofv.,i ist church. the knocked has laid bare, with caustic sarcasm, some genuine need of civic reform. "Grafters thrive where knockers don't," Is the epigram up to the minute. Now the six-feet-two knocker has dis covered because he is higher (in altitude alone) than the most of men, that many awnings and a few signs are hung un duly low in "this man's town." He has discovered it. has howled about it because some grocer's awning colllld ed with his upper story to the demol ishment of that now threefifty-seven-and -a-quarter haf. mg about nrettv fine for viniQHni, .,... so forth, "the aforesaid, be It known as" and all that. Yet the knocker, and some tall per sons who are not knockers run into iron awning rods, and have their hats brush ed off bycanvas flaps, not only on out lying but along many down town side walks. "They sho-uld have boys out In front of the store to holler "low bridge;" growls the knocker. Maybe some time the proper officials will inspect a few well known ugly awn ings. And then the knocker will have to find something else to knock about. INCENDIARIES FIRE POSTOF5TCE Three Attempts Are Made to Wreck Building at Garner,-Texas. Weatherford, Tex.. Jan. 5. Afte three attempts to blow up the post office at Garner, 15 miles from here incendiaries early this morning set fire to the building. The postoffice and Its ZTLZZ?!1? destroyed, except These attempts are the result of ani mosity toward the postmaster. No ar rests have been made so far, but the authorities are investigating. JUDGE IS SICK; JURY LOCKED UP Federal Grand Jurors May Be Detained Indefi nitely at Sherman. Paris. Tex.. Jan. 5. According to ad vices received here, the federal grand jury which was empanneled at sSer- i . , ' a- "-e" lorcea to remain locked up in a room indefinitely! foi" lowing the sudden iiin .,T,' i01 con- Santa Monica, Calif., Jan. 5. Two a ddltional members of the Marquez fam ily, victims of ptomaine poisoning as a result of eating canned pears at New Year's dinner, died today. Eleven of the 12 person who parto ok of the dlnHcr are novr dead and one survivor Isnot expected to live. man ATnrr?rtTr 1 . . . ,. . ? ""-0 "-e" zorcea to remain " - - WMUuvil iiJilHSV; TT-K,l. .. tailraH 1,-.A T . ".il ttl- ...u jufoc orjanc, just after venmg court. Brj-ant was -taken to a sanatorium and is still unable to leave cn deputy marshal Fisher returned here to day from the Sherman court. FAR3IERS FIGHT A TJUEI, "WITH SHOTGUNS OVER RENT Tyler. Tex., Jan. 5. Lee S. Smith and J. E.- Drewett fought a duel with 4 shotguns near here late yesterday fol lowing a dispute over farm rental. Both were flrS"" WUnded- Several S CHAMPION HARD ' LUCK STORY Terre Haute, Ind., Jan 5 Here is a real hard luck story - John Sudbrink. who has been insane since he was injured two years ago while working as a brakeman on the Big Four rail road, has been restored to san ity by an operation on his skull only to be told that the $16 000 damages he obtained from the company has been expended in medical treatment. EL PASO CASE AFFIRMED San Antonio. Tex.. Jan. 5.in the fourth court of appeals, t,ho,case of the El Paso Northeastern efc ni - t - jLandon was affirmed.