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El Paso, Texas, Saturday Evening, March 26,I910--26Pages All Use New KeraldPrints It First While It Freaa. Philadelphia, Pa, Slarch 2. The general sympathetic strike in this city is a thins of the past. The various salons which quit werk in sympathy with the striking street car men are preparing to resume -work Monday. The sympathetic strike will he formally called off at a meeting of Central Labor union -tomorrow. Leaders of the street car men declare the car strike will he continued all summer unless the transit company recedes from Its position. EL , Easter Legends By E. C. L. New Tariff Bill to Be En dorsed or the Position of ' Senator Beveridge? . LIVELY FIGHT IS ANTICIPATED Indianapolis, Ind., March 26. Wheth er the Republican state convention, -which will be held here April 5, will endorse the Payne-Aldrlch tariff law j or the course of senator Beveridge, who voted against the bill. Is a ques tion that is causing party leaders deep concern as they assembled today In 92 county meetings to select delegates to the state convention. Senator Beveridge will be a candiate for reelection next winter. The Indiana convention will be the first of the year, and politicians admit that its attitude toward the adminis tration's tariff act is the .most serious question faced In Indiana in many years. Neither the recent convention of In diana Republican editors nor the con vention of the State Lincoln league adopted resolutions approving the tariff law. It is certain if standpatters insist that the law be endorsed, a lively fight will take place. JACKS OX, KY., HAS A COSTLY BLAZE. Jackson, Ky., March 26. Fire, which originated in the Wyatt hotel early today, caused an-injury to several persons, a mone tary loss of $100,000, and the destruction of an entire block of business strvctures. 4 .7. O A .S V .. - jr v THREE KILLED BY POWDER EXPLOSION. Tacoma, "Wash., March 26. An explosion at the Dupont powder works, seven miles south of this city this morning, killed three men and injured seven others. ! ! COX VICT CAPTURED. Oklahoma City, Okla.. March 26. John "Warren, an escaped convict who was sent to the penitentiary charged with assault to murder and robbery, was captured by officers near this city early today after a sharp fight. No one was seriously injured although several shots were fired. HORSE THIEVES ARE ''-CHASED IN AUTOS Hiawatha, Kan., aisrch 26. The members of the Anti-Horse Thief associ ation, who started out last night from Hiawatha and half dozen neighboring towns la motor cars to capture a band of horse thieves, were reported today to have sHrTeanded one of the men in the hills near Reserve, Ivans. The man refused to sarrender and as he was well armed, a fight was ex pected. The hand stole two fine animals from the barn of county assessor Thomas, a Member of the Anti-Horse Thief association, and soon telephone calls .were areHsiag ether members of the association. The associatiea members, reinforced by a dozeH farmers, all armed with rifles or shotguas, are speeding for the hills la automobiles. The thieves are believed to number half a dozen. hAHU bit WHEuKb Cambridge, Mass March 20. George W. Coleraun, charged with embezzle ment from the National City bank of Cambridge yesterday confessed to the police that he took $180,000 from the bank and that nearly every cent of It was lest in trying to "break a faro bank" in New York. He said the wen who Introduced him to the game and the men running the game knew where the money was coming from, as ho had told them he was "getting la wrong." When Celeraaa knew his shortage was being suspected, -he fled to Kansaa City, but finally decided to come back and make a clean breast of it. BANKERS QUIVER AS GRAFT IS UNCOVERED Pittsburg, Pa, March 20. That the graft crusade is at last reaching the men "higher up" I aown by the announcement of the district attorney today that if certain bankers did not appear and tell what they knew of the graft proceedings mentioned in the indictments of yesterdaybench warrants j would he issaed for them. It is expected that several of Pittsburg's 'best known financiers will be caught ia the dragnet of next week's investigation. The strain Is wearing on those under fire. This is shown by the fact that William Brand, who was committed to the penitentiary because he refused to make a satisfactory statement to the 'district attorney, has broken down and is a acrveHS wreck aader the care of prison physicians. TEXAS FIRM ILL ROT SE Yote to Eemain in National Union; President Ae . . . qniesces. Fort "Worth, Texas, March 26. Fol lowing a notable fight within the ranks of the Texas Farmers' union over a movement to secede from the national association, the controversy came to an end today, when president "W. T. Lou dermilk announced that a canvass of the referendum yote shows that the Texas union will retain its state charter and still remain under the national as ciatlon, of which C. S. Barrett is presi dent. This vote was polled by all locals in Texas under instructions of the state convention here on Jan. 20. The vote was canvassed by the executive and a special committee. Loudermilk urges the membership to accept the rule and build up the union in harmony. The Loudermilk faction favored withdrawing from the national body. LAWSON'S MAN IS GOING- TO MEXICO Confidential Secretary to the Boston Chief of High Knance. C. C. Clapp, confidential man and broker for Thomas "W. Lawson. Is stop ping at Hotel Orndorff on his way Into Mexico. Mr. Clapp has been called to the republic to straighten out an in vestment of the great Boston finan cier. "We have made a $300,000 Invest ment," said Mr. Clapp this afternoon, "principally in gold and silver proper ties about Jalisco. We not only get no interest on the principle but it appears as though they were trying to take th principle away Irom us. I am just down to investigate. I will know more -nnen I come back." Mr. Clapp was many years private secretary to the Boston millionaire. BROOKS UNABLE TO COME TO EL PASO AT THIS TIME General 3Ianager of WesternUnion Tele graphs El Paso Friends, Using Fa miliar Sicnature. "Bell" Brooks, who is general man ager of the Western Union Telegraph I company, but usea to oe manager ui the little office in El Paso, 15 years ago when there was very little business here, cannot come to El Paso as had been expected. He and Edward J. Hall vice president of the American Tele graph and Telephone company, are bound for the west and it was believed that they might be inducved to pay a visit to El Paso. However, their plans are already made 'and they cannot come here at this time. C. R. Morehead and Juan S. Hart telegraphed Brooks asking him to visit hisold stamping ground, but he regret fully notified them he could not come at this time and signed the telegram B. Brooks, so he is still 'Bell." Sporting Writer Says First Season Lost Promoters a Quarter of a Million. THE MILLIONAIRES DIDN'T CROWD CITY That the sporting writers of the coun try have not been Impressed largely with the Juarez racing plant the con cern that was to make El Paso the "Monte Carlo oi America" and pack in the millionaires so thick that it would be ImposslDle to turn. a .corner with out jusuing- a. iem.1 a coupie is evi- de"t ,. ,,.,,! Recently a sporting writer in the Chicago Tribune took several falls out of the Juarez track and its manner of operation; the St. Louis Globe-Democrat said a few things uncomplimentary and other papers have likewise had things to say. Also, racing men who spent the winter at the track left displeased, at least at conditions if not at the man- agement, many never to return. Now comes one of the hardest blows of all. Bert E. Collyer, a well known sporting -writer, sends out a syndicate letter in which he l3ys bare the losses of the Juarez promoters. The Atlanta Georgian plays up the Collyer article under a three column head on Its sport ing page. "Some 300,000 good cart wheels have been blown in on the new Mexican racing lizzla; Juarez track has been a frost and will, perhaps, be ciosea.ior gooa, is tne way the head reads. Following Is the article: (By Bert E. Collyer). Jacksonville, Fla., March 22. The in augural winter race meeting at the new Mexican course, just across the ri0 Grande, has been brought to a close and there is a Reeling among turfmen that no attempt in the future will be made to educate the subjects of presi dent Diaz up to "hoss racing" as their ideal of national sport. About $300,000 has been squandered by Mat Winn and his ?i:snfJntc in the effort to make horse racing a popu- , la-r sport along the banks of the Rio Grande, and even now accounts are be ing sent out from El Paso stating that a like amount will be spent upon further improvements to the Juarez track, and for the erection of palatial gaming rooms, "such as exist at the famous Monte Carlo in Europe. The turf world is skeptical, however, and demands to be shown. , Tha Bad Features. The first attempt to race on a large scale in Mexico can not but be termed a failure. The fact that the meeting was curtailed is proof conclusive that the men behind the venture were losing heart, and why the directorate of the Jockey club of Juarez should announce a determination to cast another fortune into the bottomless pit is unexplainable True, there were unusual incidents which tended to work against the suc cess of the first meeting and which might possibly never again confront those men who were behind the new venture. During the early part of tbe winter Juarez was the storm center f'.r most of the bad weather which swept over the south. Then again th rwn j Florida tracks bobbed up and attracted I the majority of the eastern and middle I western horses and horsemen, leaving the Mexican course devoid of the higher classes of racing material. Oakland also kept a portion of the western horse owners busilv onerne-erl n-r, Ho coast, so that the horses which raced across the river from El Paso were of a I caliber only heard of around the Jericho UiltKS. Then, too, the promised exodus of the eastern sporting fraternity to the new Monte Carlo failed to materialize. Those who did journey to the Mexican course failed to write very glowing ac counts of the game to their friends In the east, with the result that the mi gration, which might have headed to ward Juarez, was halted before it had rightly begun. If the promoters of the racing ven ture In the land of president Diaz had figured on the natives patronizing and showing Americanized enthusism In the sport of kings, they were doomed to disappointment. Loss Q,uarter of a Million. The "Greasers" lobked upon horse racing very much in the light of a huge joke and turned to other and. to them, more natural sporting pastimes. Bull fighting still reigns pre-eiuinently the national sport of Mexico, and will continue to do so for another decade. About a quarter of a million dollars would not cover the losses sustained in the 71 days' operations of the Juarez plant. Therefore, it goes without say ing that even the dead-game sportr among the rich Mexicans, who backed j the new undertaking from the outset. will hesitate before digging down in their jeans for another couple of hun dred thousand dollars to be expended on a track which failed to pay a divi dend. Of course, another twelve months might work wonders for the Mexican turf, racing might be legislated out of Florida or something like that, and most of the American horsemen forced to travel afar to earn a livelihood. But the possibility of such a contingency arising is so distant that am" hopes for the future success of the Juarez track could not be based upon such. It's hats off to the men who endeav ored to make the Juarez meeting a per manent fixture on the racing map. They were game to the core, but one Is also forced to think that a requiem might appropriately be sung. One of the strangest things of Easter j time is the combining of the cross, al ways a symbol of suffering, and llllies, symbolic of all that is sweetest and purest, so that one Is moved to wonder lf after all, suffering does bring to surface the best and finest in one's na ture. Also in reviewing all legends con nected with our Lord, we notice his close observance of little things. The tiniest birds, the smallest actions, 'were aver noucea Dy nun ana sooner or mier some mention made of them. The wee robin, jecause of the pity he showed for Christ's agony still has its little blood colored breast; the mark of His sacred thumb and finger is upon the head of the fish from whose mouth the piece of silver was taken. Tradition says the aspen was the tree from which the Cross was made, and no matter what the weather to this day each leaf is always trembling. There is a Swedish legend that the dwarf birch was once very tall and up rightf but that since It was used as the scourge, it became dwarfed and with every drooping boughs, while the darkies assign the same reason for the willow bending low, and moaning con tinually. Most Easter legends are sad and with a tinge of anguish, but the one of the snowdrop bears a message of hope and brightness that Is beautiful. It runs that as Eve was driven from the garden of Eden, by the flaming- sword and the igates closed upon her snow covered the earth and was still falling. Here va v,0 t y,r cot-- ot,,i ,.., lation, praying for forgiveness and for a token from ner lost Ede lf on, one h,ns??nn, Thft father's hoa.rt snftnri blossom. The Fathers heart softened at sight of her distress and He bade. an angel go to her with comfort- Thus the angel breathed upon the snow, cov ered earth and immediately there sprang up the snowdrop, before Eve's i bewildered eves armeared rh evrmisitA J m.PT1 hinssom fnii nf th mica f resurrection, and the message of life springing forth from death was given to the world. The hopeful promise of joyfulness from despair and the. glorious oneness with our Lord, thus established, has come down to? use of this age and Eas ter still briirgs to the most lowly as. well as the most high the sense of peace and safety that is felt at no other season. ' EXGIXEEItS OF ROADS IX EAST ASK RAISES. New York, N. Y., March 26. Demands are to be made on all railroads in the east by the Brotherhood of -Locomotive En gineers for an Increase In wages. These demands, the engineers say today, are really more In. the form of "requests for a read justment of wages. There Is no strike talk. X A ,.. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... & BIG CATTLE DEAL CLOSED IX TEXAS " - Mason. Texas. March 26. - Henry Hoester of this city, to $ day purchased of J. W. "White. - of this place, 1700 yearlings for $34,000, or 20 per head. All are high grade Herefords. " ' j BO IS KNOCKED DOWN BY AX AUTOMOBILE j Manuel Garcia, a boy residing in El Paso, was knocked down as he rode on j his bicycle Into "Winston Petteus's au- ' tomobile this afternoon, at the corner of Mesa avenue and St. Louis street. The J boy was taken to his home, although he j aS uui senunaij xujuiuu. .ur. jfettus aiaicu luai uc uiiviug leisurely down the street when the boy came around the corner with considerable speed and ran into his -machine. COMPLAINS THAT BOYS ARE BREAIvIXG "WINDOWS J. H. Harper, secretary of the school board, entered a complaint with the po lice today to the effect that boys are breaking the windows In the Lamar school, on Boulevard. sitors e! The Herald has provided a vis itors' gallery especially for the pleasure and interest of its patrons. Come in any time between 12:30 p. m. and 4:30 p. m. and see the best equipped newspaper plant in the south west. The Big Press Runs Between 3:30 and 4:30 No Press Room Secrets About Herald Circulation. NOT A LION DID HIS DUTY, SA YSROOSEVEL Cairo, Eggrypt, March 2G "Xot a Hon did his duty." Withj this declaration, delivered In mock jrrnvity, former president Roo.evet concluded hi informal remarks nt this mornlnjr's reception 'to his fello wciWenH from America. The jote caused hearty InuRliter, in which the speaker 'joined. Thereception was held In the beautiful gnnlcns adjoining Shcpeard's hoJ. Mr. Ro'hievelt received a noisy ox at Ion. He said he was fclad of the oppor tunity Ao meet hW fellow countrymen, and slad to xee America In the east. Thin he assured them that . lions of Africa had not accomplished ihe irlwjloni jokinJy imposed upon tbem. Italian Peasants Pray To Their Crucifixes As the Great River Of Whitehot Eruption Rolls Down the Mountains and Valleys, En gulfing Their Possessions and Threatening Their Livesc Catania, Sicily, March 20. Eruptions from the side craters of Mount Etna continue today and the fiery river formed at the base of Mount Castellazzo moved slowly toward Borrello and Pelpasso, coasHmlHg everything- la it path. Today n gTeat cloud of black smoke- enveloped Etna. Prolonged rumblings from the central crater and fre quent explosions from the side fissures kept the populace in terror for miles around. An early morning visit to the threatened region afforded a spectacle of magnificence beyond description. Bat the terror and distress of the homeless peasants is depressing. On the hilltops, little groups could he seen looking back sntlly to the sites of their former homes, now covered with lava to a height of perhaps 15 feet. Others, -whose homes are still Intact, knelt, crucifixes in hand, and, with cries and prayer, implored that taeii homes be spared. , Meantime, the molten mass crawled irresistibly forward. At times a storm of cinders obscured the volcano. , Committee Allows Secretary to Wait Counsel for Pin chot Demands ' Why. ' ' COMMITTEE MAKES NO EXPLANATION : "Washington, Z. C, March 26. The Balllnger-PInchot invest!- gating committee today unani- J moustv decided to deny the re- J quest of attorney Branr'eis, "re- ; resenting Louis Pw Glavis and I others, that secretary Ballinger b2 called as a witness lor the ; prosecution at this time. In announcing the decision senator Knute Nelson said that secretary Bal linger would appear during the pre sentation of his side of the case and ample opportunity would be given all counsel for a cross examination. Attorney Brandeis was on his feet in an instant. "I desire to protest." he shouted. "Your protest will be entered. Proceed with the case," interrupted sen ator Nelson. "I desire to know when Mr. Ballinger will testify. "Will he follow Mr. Steele on the stand?" persisted Mr. Brandeis. "Mr. Ballinger will testify when we see fit to put him on, said Mr. Ver trees. "Then I desire to protest anew," re sumed Mr. Brandeis. "I have refrained from making spe cific charges against Mr. Ballinger, but specific charges have been made by others. The one great question before this committee and before the country is whether or not Mr. Ballinger is unfit to occupy his position by reason of his J lack of truthfulness and directness. Mr. j Ballinger has been charged Dy .ur. .rin ' chot and by the witnesses with wilfully deceiving the president and having made ! untrue statements. "Why should he be , protected from those ordinary tests of i veracitj- to which other witnesses have been subjected?" The eoimnlttee." interrupted senator Root, "i, unanimously agreed on this p0iUt. You are not showing proper re- spect for the unanimous decision of the committee." After some further sharp discussion Mr Brandeis subsided and John L. Steele attorney for the Guggenheim interests in in Alaska, took the stand. RABBIT'S FOOT IS STILL A CHARM FOR DOC MILLER Although he lost his rabbit's foot, when arrested by customs inspectors. Doc Miller a negro charged with having opium in his possession, continued to have good luck this morning when dismissed by cpmmissloner George B Ollver. Miller hastened to thq office of George Smith, superintendent of cus toms inspectors and sought his prop erty. The negro was more worried over the temporary aoss of the rabbit's foot. It is stated, than over the temporary loss of other possessions. NEGRO INDICTED OX ASSSAULT TO MURDER CHARGE. Fort Worth, Texas, March 26. The grand jury of the 4Sth district court today failed to return an Indictment charging the negro, Tom Pinkston, with ' the murder of "Will Rigney, a IGyearold whit boy, as expected. Instead he Is charged with assault to murder. A negress, Mary Strickland, was near the scene of the crime the same night, and the indictment was returned on her testimony and that of other negroes, and further developments are expected. SUIT OX LIQUOR SALES. y Austin, Texas, March 26. Attorney general Lightfoot filed suit in the dis trict court today against M. D. Eppsteln. of Fort Worth, conducting a liquor house under the name of Eppstein .'0 Son, for gross receipts taxes aggregat ing over $20,000 on sales amounting to over $400,000. Gaines Declines to Run for the Office Again and J. H. McBroom Takes His Place The Nominees Repre sent Both Parties and Were Named by a Non partisan Gathering of Business Men. The candidates of the business men for the school boaVd will be Dr. Her bert Stevenson, Julius Krakauer, and J. H. McBroom. The business and professional men who met yesterday to nominate a tick et, selected "W. L. Gaines, because Mr. Gaines" has already had experience on the board, and his course has met with approval, but Mr. Gaines declines to run further. "When his present term expires, he says, somebody else will have to fill it. Mr. 'McBroom has been chosen to make up. the Citizens' ticket; he Is a lawyer of high professional standing .and much popularity. The three trustees whose terms ex pire in April are John Harper, Henry "Welsch and "W. L. Gaines. Harper and "Welsch will probably be asked by the other members of the school board to run again and may be candidates. Just whom the school board wil put out for the place now held by Mr. Gaines is not kijown, but that the board will at tempt to perpqtuate its present policies. Is a foregone conclusion, and Harper and "Welsch will run again for their places. The declination of Mr. Gaines is tirnx In a letter to The Herald today, be says; ' "El Paso, Texas, March 26, 1910. "Editor El Paso Herald: "I" greatly apreciate the considera ACQUITED OF A CHARGE OF MURDER Clark Rodgers Is Cleared by a Jury at Silver -'City. Silver City, N. M.. March 2C. The jury brought In a verdict of not guilty In the Clark Rodgers murder trial last night at 12 o'clock. Rodgers was charged with killing C. G. Messenie on a ranch near Silver City last August. Deep interest was taken by everyone in this section in the trial of Rodgers. who was a prominent fruit grower and rancher here foryears. SWITCHMAN KILLED BY SWITCH ENGIX EAT TEXARKAVA. Texarkana, Texas, March 26. Will Burgess, a Texas & Pacific switchman, aged 35 was struck and killed by a locomotive in the local yards today. H was knocked 30 feet, and died in half an hour. Waihinjrton, D. C, 3Iarch 2G. Senator Beveridge revested the adaption by the senate of several unimportant amendments ea the court's sections ef the statehood bill, and that the bill be reprinted, Including the amendments. The senate agreed to the request. The" bill is still in the senate. It Is expected that the chairman -will request that eaily next week that a day be set fer Its consideration Beverldjje .states that he will have h's final statehood report ready Meaday, and will pu-h the bill to passage. Bailey says he is jrlvcn assurance of an early vote oh statehood. The Indian appropriation bill lies, passed the senate. A new Item of ?50, 000 enables the United States to acquire water rljffcts from the- Rio Grande by priority of appropriation. An increase of $1000 Is made for Improvements of the Fort Mojave Indian school. An Increase for construction and repairs ea school bu II dluK-J, .amounts to 330,000. A provision directs the secretary of the Interior to investigate the con dition of Alabama indlnns In Texas, Delegate Cameron had a postoffke established at Light, Cochise connty, with Georcre W. Waters as postmaster. Clapp Introduced two joint resolutions to repeal the acts of the New Mexico legislature abollohlag Sierra" county and chanjtfag: the connty Uses. JUDGESHIPS, REIMBURSEMENTS, PEXSIONS. The indications are that 3IcFle and Abbott will be reappointed New Mex ico judges next week. Representative Smith has Introduced a bill to paj Robert R. Dowe, of Eagle Pass ?30S; C. "IV. Livingstone, of Alpine. 331; Santiago Hinoposa, of Presidio, $140, expenses for the burial of customs officers John Donelsea and R. D. IHnde, drowned near Shatter discharging their official duties. Andrews Introduced a bill to pension Otis Smith, company D, Third Maryland Infantry, ?30. He secured from the pension bHreau a pen-.Ioa for Julia A., widow of George Hr Bendle, company A, Fifth California infaatry, AlbHqHerque, 512 n month with 10 months accrued; Fellcltas P., widow ef Antonio Jose Be nalydes, late Third New Mexico cavalry, $12, accrued nine months. Cameron secured a favorable report by the senate committee oh territories on the Douglas bond Insae to buy the Dolds waterworks plant. He also had passed a bill to pension Joseph McClair, of Prescott, late ef company Ht Sixtieth-United States cavalry, $24; also a pension from the bu reau for Thomas Burns, of Lelstoa, in the navy, $15; A. W. Logghe, of Tuc son, late hospital corp", $17J Charles Benison, of PI net op, late of cerapaay Ct Sixth cavalry, $12. tion shown me by the citizens' commit tee in urging me to become a candidate for reelection to the school board, but owing to the fact that I have served the public for two years I feel this honor should be bestowed upon another. I therefore courteously but positively decline to become a- candidate. "W: L. Gaines." Mr. McBroom has accepted the nomi nation and will make the race. The candidates put out by the busi ness men comprise strictly a nonparti san board, and they were nominated by a nonpartisan gathering of citizens. Dr. Herbert Stevenson ds a Democrat, and hrs been reared in EI Paso; Julias Krakauer has also been reared, here, and is a Democrat, though he has not identlfed himself actively with any par ty; McBroom Is a Republican. SCHOOL TRUSTEES APPEAR BEFORE GRAND JURY. School trustees "W- I. Gaines, W. L. Tooley, Henry "Welsch, "W. L. Peabody and H. A. Carpenter were up beforo the grand jury FriJay afternoon, and it is undsrstood tU "Welscn rratter was again up for :nvejt!gatIon No indictments were returned by the j-and jury, wlTch ac7nir.ed over until Tuesday morning NEGRO ASSAULTS A DALLAS WOMAN Violence Is Threatened to the Culprit if He Is Captured. Dallas, Texas, March 26. Mrs. Jo. Henry, aged 23, was brutally attacked and beaten by a negro in a suburb this morning. She was knocked down, robbed of her purse, and threatened by tho negro, who brandished a knife. Her screams frightened the negro, who ran and escaped. Following the recent lynching of the negro, Allen Brooks, people in that vl cinity are aroused and openly threaten violence to the assailant if capturea. DRIVER IS ARRESTED. Z. S. "Whisenhurst, driver for the "Wa-ters-Pierc OH company. was arrested this afternoon on the charge of block ing San Francisco street, in the rear of the Sheldon hotel. . "