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AH the News I If eraid Prints It first I While It's Fresh. JLjj JLi fl-JK-Hi - , n B) P -BL Bi JML5S aJBLa fcr Utfflfti- gJLoJLrifl P In Honor Of the Birth Of the Great Commoner-Abraha KV X K K IB1 t7 - HF HB B li HB BK(BIKI KT KS H B M 1 SB PIT WW l BB B 9f S a -. AV Factory Costing a Million and a Half Dollars is Now in Operation. CARL LEONARBT STARTS THE PLANT "Wheels are turning at the plant of the Southwestern Portland Cement com pany, which Is now operating at a ca pacity of 750 barrels a day while 150 men. are being given employment. C Leonardt, of LosAngeJes, presi dent of the Southwestern Portland Ce ment company, came here from the coast and personally superintended the starting of the plant for the regular xn. Mr. Leonardt was at the cement works at 7 oclock in the morning and remained throughout the day, going from department to department until he witnessed the sacks being placed In readiness for the market. For 15 days, the plant will continue Jebe operated at the capacity of 750 barrels of cement daily and after that time if will be run at Its full capacity of 1500 barrels dally. The force of men will also be increased from 150 to 200 men at that time. Mr. Leonardt, who made it possible for SI Paso to have this gigantic in dustry by interesting viocal and outside capital in the project, will return to Lob Angeles tonight The El Paso cement plant cost a mil lion and a half dollors. FIRST NATIONAL NOT TO MOVE President Raynolds Savs It Is Not After Other Property, However. That the First National bank will re main in the present location at the cor ner of San Antonio and El Paso streets Is the statement of Joshua Raynolds, president of the bank. Humors have been numerous of late regarding the bank seeking a new lo cation and also of its contemplated ac tion of acquiring more property in Its present vicinity. Asked today If the bank had an option on the south section of the present building, which was recently purchased (Continued on Page Seven.) WOULD 'MAKE IT 4 HIS BUILDING ENTIREL Y San Jacinto plaza will be known unof ficially as skyscraper plaza if the build ing operations around thp central park continues. Gen. Anson Mills, owner of the Mills building on the confer of Ore gon street and the-plaza, has written H. B. Stevens, his agent here, that he would arrive In El Paso on March 1 to ar range for replacing of the present Mills building with a four story, reinforced concrete office building to be known as the new Mills building. May Raxe Old Building. Gen- Mills's original intention was to add two more stories to the present Mills building and to remodel it through out, But when Mr. Stevens sent him the architect's estimate of a new structure, he was so favorably impressed with t$ i figures that he wlreu Mr. Stevens to wait j until he sent a letter concerning the proposed ne-n building. The letter came today and Gen. Mills i rote that he would come to El Paso on March 1 to confer with the architects regarding the new building- If satisfactory arrangements can be made with the city regarding the frontage facing the Sheldon hotel. and arrangements can be made for an ",alley on the west side of the proposed . structure, he would order the plans for the new concrete building drawn at once, i he said- AVaHts .Street Widened." J Gen. Mills's plan is to cut off 15 feet I . - -i , . Mrs. Clardy Says the Negro Can Vote, But Woman Is Taxed and Does Not Vote EL PASO HAS MADE HER A SUFFRAG-ET "Why should not women vote?" This simple question is today stirring the world of woman kind. It has moved to heroic action the women of London; it has caused a slumbering fire of dis content in the women of New York city. It is one of the great questions of the age; men who think have Tecog- nlzed it so. It Is a firebrand of the century. And now the war cry of the suffra- 4- get "Votes for Women" is sounded here in El Paso, so far removed from the center of the hubub. It is Mrs. Z. B. Clardy, extensive property owner and woman of affairs, who asks the question of tlje moment. "Why should not women vote?" asks Mrs. Clardy, as thousands of men in America and Eng land are now asking each other. But Mrs. Clardy does not stop there 'In deed, -women should vote," she declares. "It is wrong and bad that women can not vote." Not a Parlor Suffra jet. Now, It may not be fairly said that Mrs. Clardy, widow of the late Zeno B. Clardy, attorney, is a suffraget through theory, a parlor suffraget, so to speak. As a woman of affairs, one who pays heavy taxes, deals every day with busi ness men In the operation of her busi ness affairs, In fact a woman quite as active in the handling of dollars and cents as any woman, Mrs. Clardy has reached her conviction. She applies her suffraget creed to herself, to her everyday life, not to some other woman along lines prompted by some other thinker. And better yet perhaps not so for some Mrs. Clardy applies It to El Paso. It goes something like this: "Why Hot Totct "The mayor and the common council of El Paso, Texas, have made me a suffrage- My state and county taxes amount to $992. And my city taxes alone foot up at $3,090. And yet, they tell me I can't vote? And you let a lot of ignorant negroes and Mexicans vote for me? "I have just returned from England, after spending nine months in studj--ing the question there. I arrived on a Hamburg-American boat..and in the hold were 1,500 ignorarft Immigrants that didn't have $1,500' among them. They were coming to 'vote against mc. And It is worse in El Paso. Here they (Continued on Page Five.) STOR Y, CONCRETE from the southeast corner of the Mills building site, allowing the street be tween his building and the Sheldon to be widened this distance. For tills con cession he will ask the city for permis sion to -make the west'-line of he prop erty extend 15 feet into the plaza, cov ering the space between the present side walk and the wall of the building that now stands on the site of the new struc ture. This would make the southwest corner of the building sort of flatiron In shape,. Mr. Stevens stated today that the city was anxious to make this conces sion in order to widen the approach to the two plazas and he thought that it could be arranged without any friction. Fireproof and Modern. The new building proposed by Mr. Stevens and approved by Gen. Mills will ue loO feet on Oregon street ana &u feet facing Pioneer plaza and its ap proach. The entire structure. Gen. Mills says in his letter, will be fireproof and first class in every detail. It will, be another "poured" building of concrete, reinforced with heavy steel beams and will be constructed to permit four addi tional storfp fo be added later, making the completed building eight stpries. The first floor will be taken ,up with large store rooms and t.e three floors above will be arranged for offices in 2 I . I ' (Continued on Page Seven.) In one corner of a country burying ground in southern Indiana there is a simple stone tablet, the inscription on the face of which reads: "Here lies Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abra ham Lincoln." This tablet was placed there to mark the last resting place of - . ..i- .V n..A thn frnt tirnp woiiiliii wuu Kciic i her country a physical and Intellectual giant Abraham Lincoln. That, little tablet at the head of a grass grown grave marks more than the resting place of the mother of Lin coin. It is a milestone in the event ful life of this" man of destiny. There in that little clearing near Gentryville, Ind., Lincoln spent his boyhood. or 14 years he roamed over the hills and through the maple woods of southern Indiana hunting, fishing and thinking. A Kentucky Hoosier. He was a Hoosier. "Born in Kentucky, which Is only Indiana divided by the Ohio, and making his home' after he was of age in Illinois, which isjust across the Wabash, young Lincoln was born, reared and burled within sight of the corn-fields and the green-meadows of the Ohio valley which is home to every Hoosier. His mother, a delicate Pittsburg, New York and Even ' ' Sunny Tennessee ' ' Are Covered in Snow. STORM RAGING IN SEVERAL SECTIONS New York, N. Y, Feb. 12. A raging blizzard, drifting snow, and rain and sleet are scourging the eastern and southeastern states today. Pittsburgers are floundering through the snow 17 inches deep to reach their mills and offices, while the railroad and trolley lines in that section of Pennsyl vania are badly blocked. From all sec tions the storm is still raging. Four inches of snow fell in Philadelphia dur ing the night. Then it turned to sleet with resulting conditions that can be imagined. Four inches of snow also fell in New i York city and "Big Bill" Edwards, tne former Princeton guard, now street com missioner of the metropolis, was getting: ready his shovel and dump wagon brig ade for another assault on the snow blockade when the storm ceased. Two fishing vessels were victims or I the storm's fury, both being blown ashore at Sandy Hook, and onlj- des perate work by the life savers prevented the loss of the crews of both little ves sels. The storm in northwestern New York is the severest since 188L ouuuy xennessee' Denes its name.!"""'" ; ..,. . . "w" -There are 10 inches of.snow in the ri - cinity of Nashville, arid' -it- is s-till fall ing. The snowfall -in middle and western Tenessee varies in depth from four to 10 inches. DA3HIMANIS , - SHOT Hf BREAST Also Shot in the Hip While at Skating Rink; Assail ant Disappears. Dalhart, Texas, Feb. 12. Floyd Tandy is at the point of death on account of two bullet-wounds sustained last night. The more se?ious wound is in the breast, the other in the hip. The shooting was done by Picks Phillips, it is charged. Tandy was watching the skating at the rink when he was called to the door and shot; four shots were fired. Phillips escaped, but it is thought he Is still in the city. A strangerwas struck in the foot by one of the stray bullets; he cannot be found this morning, and his name is not known. - Both Phillips and Tandy are old resi dents of this city. They had quarreled during the afternoon. creature, stricken with the fatal milk sickness two years after Thomas and his son Abe had driven the ox cart from Hardin county, Kentucky, to Spencer county, Indiana, died and left them. With his own hands Thomas fash- ! ioned a coffin of green timber, using f .-kid rfl OUT- OT11 Q VTnTTlf 0 G V I C i cu jii. m - .v ....... ... ., ., only tools. In this unpainted casket the mother of the man of men" was laid in the little cemetery near Gentryville. No services were said over the grave, and only a few neighborly mothers and wide-eyed children witnessed the burial. This impressed the young boy so deeply that he persuaded an itenerant preacher to stop over night at the Lincoln home cabin that he might say a prayer over the newly made grave. The Mother's Influence. It ..is doubtful If this mother had a great influence on Lincoln's, early life. That -the prenatal Influence was' great in shown by the peculiar blending in his character of the traits which hjs moth er possessed with those of his father, plus the ruggedness he gained from the great outdoors and the refining influ ence of the second Mrs. Lincoln. This woman, strong, robust and full of nat Head of Military. Institute Thinks Such an Institution Is Needed Here. PRAISES PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM 'There never was a more opportune time for the establishing of a school for girls in any community than there is just at this time in El Paso," said Capt. T. A- Davis, head of the El Paso Military institute. "There has been for years the demand for a high grade school for girls as there has been the demand for such a school for boys, which demand we have filled in the establishment of the El Paso Military institute.- The same conditions that have contributed to tue success of the Military institute would contribute to the success 'of the girls' school, as is evidenced by the enrolment of 118 students' ,n this second year. These students have came from Spokane, Wash.; states of Sonora, Chihuahua; Coahuila. Durango in the republic of Mexico; Arizona, New Mexico, Tennessee and Texas. "There are hundreds of families in the j territory of which El Paso Is the center who would gladly patronize the kind of school which it is proposed to estab lish; there were constant Inquiries when on my trips In the Interest of the insti tute as' to why there were not also a school for girls In El Paso. Every school established in a cuunnumty is a new ?!. -U1 will' prove a great factor In the social m? ana "e "q houW I hi Ii ' , school for girls should be encouraged life and the spiritual life; therefore, this by every man and woman who believes in high standards or me and living. Should Appeal Strongly. "Such a school should appeal very strongly to the business men of thei community as well for these two rea sons: First, there are thousands of dol lars that go away from El -Paso every year to outside schools to cover the tu ition and board of El Paso girls and not one cent of the amount, perhaps, will ever return to El Paso in the lines of business: second, such a school will bring WEI Paso money from the outside that all the furnaces and factories and other regular lines of industries could never reach, for it is money that is laid aside for the education of somebody's child; this money, every cent of It, would go into regular trade channels of the El Paso business interests; if the school should make anoney. it will go to further improvements new buildings; more com plete equipment, more beautiful grounds until the plant becomes one of the at tractions of a city and a pride to the en tire community; in the meanwhile, al most every line of business would be helped in the purchases of supplies for the boarding department and for the (Continued on Page Five.) MPT. urn ! ural mother love, was the guardian an gel of the young Lincoln in his adolea sent years. Disgusted at the lad's shift lessness, a touch of which he had given the boj by Inheritance. Thomas rebuked Abe often for his preference for his Pil grim's Progress. Aesop's Fables, the life of Washington and the revised stat utes of Indiana, over rough field work. But Mrs. Lincoln, who was the real ruler of the home, provided a quiet place in the corner for the long-legged lad to read, andshe would make the other children be quiet when Abe was in that corner. Getting His Education. There for hours he would sit on a stool without a back, munching a piece of bread and reading. With a piece of charcoal from the broad fireplace -he-learned to write on clnpboards When he went up to the garret to his bed of shucks he would take his. beloved books j with him and would read himself to I sleep by candlelight. His appetite fqr books and for knowledge was equally insatiable. What he could not get from books he would learn from rubbing el-" (Continued on Page Five.) Probe Starts Into Death of Missouri Man and Rela tive; Hyde Not Afraid. SAYS PUBLICITY IS WHAT HE WANTS Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 12. A net chapter to the Swope case was begun today when the grand jury began what promised to be a most thoroutrh inves tigation of the now complicated case. The jury is as representative a body of men as was ever summoned In Kansas City. Four member, are Kansas City business men, and others are bankers, merchants and farmers. Two members chosen are from Inde pendence, Mo. Col. Swope's home. Every detail of the deaths of Col. Swope, of James Moss Hunton. cousin of the dead millionaire, and of Chris man Swope, a nephew, as well as the Illness of nine members of the Swope household who were stricken with ty phoid fever, will be gone into. ' I It Is -thought that the grand jury will be In session for at least 10 days. Should an indictment be returned against any one in connection with the deaths, the case against Dr. Hyde now pending In the court of justice in Independence will be dismissed. Dr. Hyde expressed his opinion yester day w'lthout alarm as to the action al ready taken against him believing t..at the more publicity, given the case, the -ennnor. ho tiir ho finroi nr o.ii has been' summoned. Frank Walsh, the physician's attor ney, gave out a. statement yesterday that Dr. Hyde would be able to prove his in nocence. An appraisement of the Swope estate yesterday showed a total value of about three and a half million. - fr MORE LAND FOUND 4, TOWARDS SOUTH POLE. "Valparaiso, Chile, Feb. 12, $. 3. The French Antracite expedition fi A under Dr. Jean M. Chnrcot reached 4i latitude 70 degrees south, longitude 126 degrees west and discovered 120 miles of new. land west and 4 south of Alexander island. 4, -3- 4- J BABY IS BORN WITH FULL SET OF TEETH. r Ppt Hook, N. M., Feb. 12. A Mexican babj wasv born here with a real set of teeth. Mrs. J. E. Flanagan. . . - ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! : OliinOF P!PT I KB II 1 i' 'lift If Ex-Secretary of the Treas ury Gage Says Standard Oil Would Control It. NAMES TWO MOST SERIOUS MALADIES Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 12. "I do not think there can be any doubt in the minds of any-one who studies the ques tion in the -tight of admitted conditions that If a central bank Is established in -this country it will be owned, or at least controled by the Standard Oil i company," said Leslie M. Shaw, former ' secretary of the treasury todav, at a j meeting of the Pennsylvania Bankers' association this city. His topic was -The Central Bank-i "There are two diseases prevalent In this country, either of which is. liable to prove fatal," he continued. "One Is the Wall street mania and the other Wall street fobia. I do not think we have been badly inoculated with either, but am frank to say it seems to me quite un-American to place within any group of men the power to contract or expand our currency at will and to grant or withhold credit to any bank, to any merchant and to any corporation at pleasure." TRAINS COLLIDE IN FOG ON TRESTLE. Oakland. Cal Feb- 12. More than a score of persons were in jured today, one fatally, as a result of a 'collision between Oakland and Berkeley trains on a long trestle of the Key route line. The collision was due to a thick fog. The Berkeley train smashed into the rear end of the Oakland train standing at the second fog station, midway of the trestle. . FAKE STORY OF MRS. $25,000 FOR AN EL PASO HOSPITAL! SAGE'S GENEROSITY That Galveston fakir has been busy O ! t, TJa a... ..A AntA.w..M.v. nnA llrtW euiii. xatr seiiu uui u. iciegiuiu vnc uj , this week to the Globe-Democrat, of St. Louis, theHearst papers and several oth-, ers. no a -wnrrl nf whlph 1c th truth. Mrs. Sage gave $1500 to be divided be- tween the charitv associations of San sanitarium: a school fund at Pecos re Antonio, and thaC is all the charity she ceived $15,000: a sanitarium at Boernea distributed in Texas. The Galveston fake says: "In a three days' journej through Texas,-Mrs. Russell Sage, who-says-she Is on her way to California to enjoy a much needed rest, made contributions to SHARPE'S NAME TO GO SECRETARY McVEAGH FAVORS HIM Washington. D. C, Feb. 12, The papers of all candidates for celleeter ef customs at El Paao have goae from the treasury department to the white house. The secretary of the treasury has endorsed A. L. Sharpe's reappoint ment. His record In the office Is frood. The fight on Sharpe by El Pwo paper as a result of the Stewart Inci dent is not considered important, either at the trensary or white heHse. The Herald correspondent predicts that Sharpe's hhihc will g to the sea Hte early next week. ' - Cameron has securedpc-sIOH" font the bureau fer Tillman Oztos. f PhocnLr. late. Company D.frth Iiwa Infantry, 912 a month; 3Iarray; Mclaernay of DonKlan. late Company, 54th New York Infantry, same anaeuat. . Camerou has secured the appointment r as postmaster at Polacca, Navaj county of John. W. Drummond. Stephens Introduced a bill leasing unallotted Indian lands te miners. Ei Paso, Texas, Saturday Evening, february !2,191028Pages ra Lincoln Three Americans on Board the French Ship unk in Storm, off Minorca. MANY OTHER ' VESSELS LOST Paris, France. Feb. 12. The Fxenck transatlantic . steamer General Cfaanzy, which went to pieces on a reef near the Island of Minorca, Wednesday night with the loss of 1'5S lives, carried three American passengers, Miss Elsie Henry, address unknown; Leon Derinaa and pos sibly Derinda's partner, a mair named Green, said to have come from San Fran cisco or Portland, Ore-. They were mem bers of a vaudeville combination on a tour of the colonies. The wreck occurred while the vessel was running before a terrible storm. The ship struck the reef with great Jforce, and went to pieces almost Imme diately and only one person was saved. Incoming vessels report the storm la the Mediterranean the worst of their ex perience. News of other wrecks was received at Marseilles today. The schooner Mathilda from Dunkirk was wrecked near where the General Chanzy went to pieces. Th8 fate of the crew Is unknown. The Sole Sarvrvsr. Palma, Island of Majorca, Feb. 12. Bodies are floating ashore today front the wreck of the steamer General Chaa- ,zy. Marcel Bodel, Algerian customs oi- iiciai, ana oniy survivor, is sum unaoia today to give an account of the disaster. When the vessel went down he clung to a piece of wreckage and was washed ashore. When tossed on the rocks ha was rendered insensible- When he final ly revived, he wandered aimlessly along the shore, finally stumbling into the vil- I lage of Ciudad Ela almost demented. DEMOCRATS FIGHT IX COTJXT. Dallas, Tex., Feb. 12. Injunction pro ceedings Instituted by the Plersos Citr Democratic committee against two other rival committees, involving the right of authority, came up today before the Dallas judges Enbanc The hearing --pa continued until next Friday. , charity amounting to something like 5150.000. ,,,. ,,,., . -r- u. ,, nnn l Xlie little lUrtU Ul Lriomo ftvu f-v,vvu : for an orphan asylum and school; El Paso got $25,000 for a hospital fund; RrnrlritT-niA rPCives S15.000 tOWSrd a , $50,000 fund being raised ta build a S10.000. and a half dozen hospitals and asylums over the state from ?1000 to $3000 each. "It is said that investigation Into, each charity had been made previous to Mrs. Sage's trip." 1 - V