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AIS ibe ' EI Paso, Texas, IferaldPrints It first Monday Evenini March 28, 19!0-!2Pagcs Wkiie ' Fre. & 4 fa Z Ek J B SSE SS& SF 1 5 1 jF IF P r $ It fl I MI II II 11 I 1 1 I 1 1 ll Report of National Association of Underwriters Criticizes The City's Facilities for Preventing Loss by Flames. Fire Department Weil Handled But Some Equip ment Out of Date Alarm System Bad. j - . . Water System Poor. The 1910 report of tae national board of ,f ire underwriters on El Paso, attacks the water supply of the city and criti cises several phases of the El Paso fire department. Of the 'trater service, the report says: The "Water Company. Records are fairly complete, but not Icept up to date. General and detail plans of many parts of the "works and details of domestic and fire services are lacking. Records are not filed in fire proof vaults. Fire service and emergency operations Unsatisfactbry; there are. no arrange ments for receiving fire alarms; no em ploye is detailed to attend fires and the Watts station is not always maintained ready for immediate use. Supply As the supply from the infil tration works is of poor quality, other adequate sources should be developed, so that this one -will not be needed. The present development at the -mesa sta tion Is entirely Inadequate. Not only have the wells too limited a capacity, hut storage at the station is insufficient for prpcer operation and the pumps are small and too few to give proper re serve; they are in only fair condition and not properly handled. The station contains Internal hazards and is poorly provided with fire protection; the oil burning apparatus is not properly In stalled, and the supply of oil is allowed to fall too ow at times. The supply from this station is entirely dependent on the" integrity of a single main over five miles In length. Tae Watts Station. The Watts station is without reserve pumping capacity, the single'small pump installed is in doubtful condition and housed in a building containing numer ous hszards and without protection at times. The supply works, If properly devel oped to give fire protection, should have sufficient capacity to supply 'the maximum monthly rate of consumption, with "such reserve that the reservoirs in the city could be kept full and always available for fire protection. Such an arranrement may not be possible with the mesa supply alone, in which case an additional pure water source should be obtained, Re.eervoirs The storage reservoirs are located at good elevation, well con structed and in good condition, but are not properly maintained at their full stage, being allowed to fall so low at times as to contain less than one day's domestic supply- If inalntatined at their ACT ON Washington, D. C, March 28. Senator Beveridge made a final report on the statehood bill today. It differs from the house report in several important particulars, in Arizona more than Hew Mexico. It accepts 3 and $5 as tne price of lands west and east of a certain line in New Mexico. Lands under irrigation projects are placed at not less than $25 an acre. fc Ohio was the first state whose constitution was not submitted to the ac tion of congress. Since the admission of Kansas, no constitution has been sub mitted to congress, onlv to a -proclamation by the president. In Arizona the legal voters in 1908 remain on"the great register. Ten days after the governor calls a convention, county boards may add persons of 12 months residence. The report prints the Kibbey veto franchise, the letter of Burns to governor Sloan and the tetter's reply. The bill gives a million acres of land to pay the county debts of each territory. powefTsites ma y be leased to the states Washington, D. C, March 28. The movement for the transfer of water power sites irom tJe national government to the several states and territories took shape today when senator Smoot introduced a bill for that purpose. Contrary to general expectations, the bill will provide for the leasing of power sites by states and would not permit of their sale under any condi tions. It would provide for the transfer to the state whenever it is shown to the satisfaction of the secretary of the interior that any tract of land is chiefly val uable as a power site. It should be shown, however, that the transfer will not interfere "with prospecting or developing of mineral resources. The state is to have a right to fix charges by power companies for each '10 rear period; that no monopoly shall be permitted the lessees "underline ,law The last section would provide for the forfeiture of land by states in case of any disposition of the land contrary to the provisions of the proposed law. EIGHT SAILORS KILLED -ON AMERICAN CRUISER MrkIIc, P- I- 3Inrch 2S. The report that a fatal accident had occurred oa the cruiser Charleston was conflraied today. Eight men were killed and several slightly injured. During practice at sea off Olongapo a breach blook of a three inch gun fclew out aad it flight across the deck mowed the men ao-rrn. The cause ol the explosion is not known. The fcoaiex of the victims have beea buried at Cavite. St. Iioals, Me- March 2S. William JeaBinpi Bryan will be one of .(he speakers at the .'atioBal ConreBtioH of Farmers to be held here May 3 to 7, according' to 'official announcement. -A. Hew -political party may be lounched during: the convention, according to presidcat Gompers of the American Federation of Labor. j full stage and properly connected to a well designed distribution system, they would offset some of the additional sup ply main and pumping capacity other wise needed for good fire protection. Duplicate storage reservoirs should be provided so that when one is cut out for cleaning the system will not be without this source of supplj. Consumption The per capita rate is moderate. Accurate measuring devices for determining the quantity of water pumped are needed. Protection for Fire. Pressures Pressures are good to poor, but not well maintained under heavy draft. Sufficient for automatic sprinkler supply In the sections of the city where this class of protection is likely to be installed, but insufficient during fire draft for effective direct hydrant streams, on account of the weakness of the distribution system. Protection Reasonable protection for the principal mercantile district requires a fire flow in excess of maximum domes tic consumption of at least 6500 gallons per minute, at pressures sufficient for direct hydrant streams. The total quan tity Includes an allowance for loss from broken service, elevator and sprinkler connections, 'incidental to large fires, and the distribution system should be capable of delivering it about any block or group of buildings of special hazard, and hydrants should be so located as to deliver two-thirds the quantity upon any large fire through hose lines, none exceeding 600 feet in length.. The fire flow tests showed that not onlv are the ! quantities obtainable Insufficient in ' many localities, but the resulting pres sure in the mains is inadequate, and even with considerably smaller dis charges, powerful streams could not be obtained direct from hydrants. Mains Insufficient. Main arteries Insufficient in carrying capacity and too widely spaced, lacking in cross connections and secondary feed ers. The efficiency of the system for fire protection purposes is largely de pendent upon the Integrity of the line from the storage reservoirs, which Is poorly inrtalled and liable to fail and cause serious interruption to the supply at any time. ' Minor distributers About 70 percent of all mains in the distribution system are six Inches or less in diameter, laid in unsupported lengths, poorly grid ironed and with many dead ends Continued on Page Eight.) YTi STA TEHOOD cut through steel stanchion, and Branches Will Distribute the California Product to Ari zona Mining Towns. CANANEA TO Bfi END OF LINE The greatest pipe line project in the history of the world's petroleum Indus-'i try has just been launched, says the Los Angeles Examiner. Within one year, barring mishaps, an eight inch steel pipe from 1800 to 2000 miles long, will be distributing the oil of the San Joaquin gushers throughout Ai-zona and as far into Mexico as Cananea and h nii. J fornia-Arizona Pipe Line company, the $25,000,000 cornoration lust nrnt kG ."i.uui jtiuc jiiie comnanv rno o -ri.t ii... .. , ' r r IV J .4 v.Uuiouituuu oi xne strongest oil pro ducing interests in the world, will then have started to nav for itif Within two years, at the outside, if the history of pipe lines be repeated, the profits of the undertaking will have been sufficient to cover th total ra nr the line, which will be $8,000,000, in ad- uition to paying interest on the. Invest ment and balancing the depreciation ac count. At present 300,000 barrels of oil from California are flncing a market In Arizona every month. This pipe line will increase the Arizona consumption of California petroleum by at least" 500,000 barrels making- a total mow- ment of nearly l.OoO.OOO barrels a "U"U1 " ueignooring state and to Sonora, Mexico. Backed by Dominant Interests. Back of this pipe line enterprise stand the powerful interests that dominate the oil industry of this state that leads the world in the production of petrole um. Those interests will be able to place at the command of the California- l Arizona pipe line 45 percent of the pe troleum output or this state if nPCP.warv The huge Arizona metallurgical plants tSSl'Lll"1 - - duced cost at the same time that on nf the greatest projects thus far conceived In the course of the oil industry's" devel opment in California ls amply vindicat ing in dividends the judgment of the men who organized it. These inen are: Edward L,. Dohenv, president of the American Petroleum company, -the American Oilfields com pany, Mexican Petroleum company, lim ited, Huasteca Petroleum company. Mex ican National Gas company and other industrial corporations; C. A. Canfield, who has from the first been closely as soclated with Mr. Dohenv in his vnrlnns oil enterprises, and who is vice president of -most of his oil corporations; Xor man Bridge, secretary and treasurer of several of the Doheny companies; Thom as A. O'Donnell. another of the big men in Doheny enterprises; W. L. Stewart, vice president of the Union Oil com pany; J. S. Torrance, until recently di rector of finances of the Union Oil com pany; L,. p. St. Clair, president of the Bakersfield Indepenfient Producers agency, and S. "W. Morsehead. president of the Coalinga Independent Producers agency, and also of the Pleasant Valley l'armington company, one of the largest holders of oil lands in the San Joaquin district. Scores of Pumping Stations. Usually pumping stations are situatted from 20 to 30 miles apart. At that rate scores of pumping stations would be reo.uired for the California-Arizona line. It is very probable that startimr at j Maricopa, the pipe line will traverse the an joaqum valley toward the moun tains, and then wind up the sides of the Tehachapai, creep down the steeps of the other side of the range and then make'the journey across the Mojave desert. Barstow would be one of the points touched by this route. Then In the course of its progress Into the heart of Industrial Arizona the line would reach Bengal. Parker, Phoenix and Ben son. The line would not stnn nnt-n it enerted northern Xew Mexico where the gigantic Greene-Cananea Copper minine-, atirl sTnoitino-' i4- o. . . b ... Ai.ieiuiis piant, at present using Texas petroleum, is ready for the equal ly s-ood hut less expensive California picduci. Tombstone, Bisbee, Douglas and other great points of fuel oil con si.nptlon will all undoubtedly be in cluded In the supply zone 'of this pipe line and wherever necessary to reach markets for its product the pipe line will send out lateral branches. Cheap Fuel For Globe. It niig-ht t e tha; the side extension- of n llMlU oenMlly reach Kelvin. Globe. Clifccn and Morenci, bih of o-ur&e a: hi cany stage just where' the imp wi'l go jj, a matter only foi intelli gent speculation. An Idea of the importance of the pipe line contemplated In the plans of this J?lPa? m?.y be had from a comparison with other lines In this state. The California-Arizona line will be twice the Si8 fJhe Stondard Oil's line from Bakersfield to Richmond on San Fran cisco Bay. it will be three times the length of the Producers' and equal to all the combined lines of the Associated company. Furthermore, it will be near ly as long as all the present lines owned and controled by the Union company nut together. Costs $1 a Barrel height Xow. The freight rate on oil to consumers m Arizona is. according to transporta tion authorities consulted, about 6 a (Continued on Page Eight.) Sandy weather! Yes? No? It began today, the sandy season. The first real, genuine, west Texas sand storm came the way of El Paso and shrouded the city in pulverized rock, and profuse profanity. ;.c Siome wise weather nrophets said at the beginning of glorious spring that there wouldn't be any real sandstorms ' ; g El Paso's Worst Sandstorm In Years Tells Cairo Students That In telligence Itself Is Worse Than Useless. REG-RETS PREMIER'S ASSASSINATION Cairo, Egypt, March 28. Col. Theo. Roosevelt today delivered an address be fore the students of the University of Egypt. As a man who spoke frequently, he warned his auditors to have nothing to do with a man who did not make good his words by his acts. CoL Roosevelt referred to clip assas sination by a student last month of Boutrous Pasha Ghali, premier ami min- i i. .. r ? - r ier OI roreigii airairs, as a calamity to JCiffVTJt. and nis rieniinnnH,nT ? t-v.n i ugypt, ana his denunciation of the assassin was received with great ap plause. The hall of the university was crowded with Egyptians, officers", stu dents and -women, and Col. Roosevelt , was given an enthusiastic woIwhup. There was much applause at the conclu sion of the address, and it was gener ally believed that his bold .reference to Egyptian political affairs will have a good effect on the country generallv. He said in part: "No man may reach the front rank who is not intelligent and not trained with intelligence. Mere intelligence itself is worse than useless unless it Is , strength and courage behind it. guiaea oy an uprignt heart, with Mor ality, decency, clean living, courage, manliness and self respect are more im portant than mental -subtlety. "An honest, courageous and far sight ed politician is a good thing in any country where his usefulness depends chiefly upon his ability to express the wishes of the population in which the population forms only a fragment of the leadership and where the business man, the land owner, the engineer, the man of different ulenJ the teennical Knowledge men of a hundred I age type of leadership. Self Government. "Xo people have permanently amount ed to anything whose only public lead ers were clerks, politicians and lawyers. Remember always that the securing of a substantial education whether by a group of Individuals or a people, is at tained only by progress as a unit. You can no more make, a man really educated by giving him a certain curriculum of studies than you can make a people fit for self government by giving them a paper examination. The training of an individual in order to fit him to do good work In the world lsla matter of years and the training- of a nation to fit Itself so as to fulfil the duties of .self govern ment is not a matter of a decade or two but of generations. "Some folish persons believe that the granting of a paper examination, nre- faced by some high sounding declara tions in itself confers the power of self government. This was never so. Nobody can give a people self government any more than it is possible to give an In dividual self help. You know the old Arab proverb, 'God helps those who help themselves.' In the long run the only permanent way for the individual to be helped is to help himself. This is one of the things your university should in culcate. Growth of Character., "Man is slow In the growth of charac ter. The final determining factor in the problem with, a people any people possessed of the essential qualities is to show no haste in grasping power, which it is only too easy to misuse. Tho slow, steady and resolute develop ment of these substantial qualities love, justice, fair play, the spirit of self reliance and moderation alone will en able a people to govern themselves. "In the long, tedious and absolutely essential process I believe your univer sity taKes an important part. Do not forget the old Arab proverb. 'God i vrlth the Patient if they know how to wait. This snirit cnnrJumnc . i ' wait.' This spirit condemns everv la-nr. less act, eviU envy and hatred, and above all, hatred based on religion or race. "All good men, all men of every uia tion whose respect is worth Iiaving. were Inexpressibly shocked by the as sassination of Boutros Pacha Ghali. It was a greater calamity to Egypt than a wrong to the individual himself. The type of man that turn assassin Is the type possessing all the qualities that alienate him from good .citizenship; the type producing poor soldiers in time of war and worse citizens in time of peace Such persons stand on the pinnacle of evil and infamy. Those apologizing for or condoning his act by word or deed directly or indirectly, encouraging such an act In advance of, or defending it afterward, occupy the same bad eminence- s , "It is no consequence whether the assassin is Moslem or Christian or -nrith j no creed, or wnetner the crime was com mitted in political strife or Induces! wanare. xne ncn man's hired act performed by a poor man, whether com mitted with the pretense of preserving order or of obtaining liberty, is equally abhorrent in the eyes of all decent men in the long-run equally damaging to every cause the assassin professes." Attends-Easter .Service Col. Theodore Roosevelt and his fam- (Continued on Page Eight.) wi6yT,!aid- tiat the extra 1 had promised -i .,,ji C1 -wiiiiBi uau promised a s:niHUco spring. But how vain are the words of the Prophet! How cutting is the cruel truth, the sandy answer' Sand is everywhere. It is in the ink well, untH the once fluid clings to the penjlike ew Orleans coffee to a spoon. It is mixed with the tender parts of the typewriter this one until writing is like running a threshing machine? or someuiing equally boisterous. It is in . the thinkers ears, permeating his brain f Mate Szalka, Hungary, March 2S. Two hundred and fifty persons -were killed aad many others injured is this village iThen a fire broke out in a hotel, where a ball was being1 held. "Xj i The coach house connected with the hotel had been fitted up as a ballroom, and last night was crowded with .several hundred guests. The fire started when a woman's dress was ignited and a moment later the gowns of several" other women were in flames. - , A panic followed and in the mad rush to the exits, many persons "fell, trampled to death.. To make matters worse, the roof fell In before the hall could he cleared, and many were injured and those -who had been nnable to escape because of the trush'at the doors, were buried in the rnins. Pkiladelphia, Pa. March 28. The sympathetic strike in aid of the street car men having been declared off yesterday, there was a general resumption of' work in the building trades today. , Mil Htmif r I PL Dilul Uf 1 a m ess msf via adr a v? I Missing for Several Weeks, Mutilated Remains Dis covered Near Anthony. TWO BOYS ARE UNDjiIR ARREST Ygnacio Pena has been found; he is dead and it is believed he was murdered and thrown into the Rio Grande above Vinton, X. !M. The body was found Sat- j nrday night on the banks of rhe Rio Grande three quarters of a miie north' west of Vinton, X. M., and about a mile and a half south from the point where it is believed the body was thrown into the Rio Grande. Tliat the bov was murdered has- been established almost without a doubt, from wounds found on the body. Al though the boy wore three heavy shirts, there were knife wounds on the body, the clothing having been cut throunli. In addition to this, his neck was broken, proDawy wnen the body was thrown into the river. Two Inquests Held. Saturday night 'the body was found and a question arose as to whether it was on Now Mexico or Texas soil, so the las Cruces and EI Paso authorities were communicated with. The Xew Mexico officers held an inquest and then turned the matter over to justice of the peace Jos. "Ware, of the smelter, and deputy sheriff Ed. Bryairt, who went to the scene Sunday and, the smelter jus tice of the peace held another inquest and. later permitted the father of the deceased, kpimimo Pena, to take the body to Anthonv, X. M., for burial. Nov. 30, 1909, Abelino Guadarama was arrested in El Paso on a charge of bringing stolen alfalfa into the state from Anthony, X- AT. Pena was the star witness for the prosecution. Guadarama "was released on bond and shortly -afterward his brother. David buadara-Tna, who was also implicated, was arrested at Las Cruces, it is declared by local officials. The Disappearance. A short time thereafter Pena was .missed from his home and, though a diligent search was made, no trace of him could be found, but tracks suiting those of 'his shoes and those of one of the Guadarama boys, were found on the river bank; also tracks that lit ted the feet of the horse the Pena boy rode when he started off to a dance. The two Guadarama boys were ar rested and taken to Las Cruces where they had a preliminary trial. Abelino -was released wrthont bond and David was held under a bond in the sum of $2000. Sheriff Lucero, of Las Cruces. last rnight took Abelino into custody amin and took him from Anthony back to Las Cruces. , Felix Guadarama was arrested this morning in EI Paso by deputv sheriff Ed Bryant, upon a telephonic request from Anthony. He is also wanted in con nection" with the supposed murder of Pena. Dog Finds Body. The body of younji Pena was found Sunday morning by Victor Valverde and brother, while they were out hunting on the west side about two miles below the Anthony ford. The men were attracted to the "bod v, which was partiallv cov- ered by sand, on a bar in the river, by aaojr tnau was wirn tnem. The father identified the body by a (Continued on Page Eight.) "ntiI te thinker no longer is such. It ;. ...c..i 13 llll I III. The sand so obscured the sun tliis afternoon that it "was as dark in the citv an on a rainy day. Bards of spring have closed their poetic mouths. Romance of tender tvs and cooing birds have flown. Ef Paso Is being stormed, by her arch en em v. not King Snow, notueen Rain, but Joker the worst sandstorm, most, people sav since the spring of 1903 P I ocmiu wui, ljujt-s no jukc in it. it l SXOW PAIitING OVER ABOUT GLOBE Globe, Ariz., March 2S. A heavy rain with some snow fell last night. It is apparently general throughout the Gila valley. A light snow fell in the Pinal mountains. It is still raining and snowing. & FATHER AND TWO CHILDREN DEAD Insane Man Is Believed to Have Murdered Them . "While They Were Boating. Concordia, Kas., March 2S. The bodies of Alexander Lindahl; a 'wealthy farm er, Ms daughter, 1,0 years old, and a son of 8 years, were found Sunday evening in Republican river, near here. They went out in a motor boat Safur- ' day evening. Both children had been shot several times and the bov was j ailso struck with a club. Ofiieers are searching for an insane j "man who was seen in the neighborhood Saturdav- I Lindahl had been shot in the breast a f hl buckshot. At noon Joan ISordmark was arrested on suspicion of being Vhe murderer. His mind is evidently unbalanced. t -A? iek ag rdma?k quarreled -with -LmdahL ; .,, . - OLDEST ELS IS TOT W 1 Aft "VT? APC! fT Tk ri U W JLiri) X JlsAiiS OLD San Diego, Gal., March 28. Hale and hearty, Charles G- Clusker, said to be the oldest B. P. 0. Elk in the world, yesterday celebrated his 100th birthday ann:versaryby arising ct 8 oclock. bath ing, eating a hearty breakfast, walking 10 blocks in IS minuies, running one block in record time for an elderly man. and going to Coronado. where he met friends, whose greeting was: "Oh, you kid." GIRL FOUND BURNED IN FIREPLA CEr; A MYSTER Y A'evr York, X. V., March 2S. Spurred by the discovery that RHth Wheeler, the sirl victim of a sensational murder uncovered here Saturday, -was prob ably smothered and stuffed while unconscious into the fire place ef Albert Wolter's apartments, and there burned to death, the police today ceHtiaacd the task of trying to develop the real motive of the crime. CoroHer'K physician O'Hanloa declared after an autopsy today, that traces of soot ia the nostrils and lungs convinced him that Mis AVheeler was stlU. living vrhen her body was set on fire. ' Hours of close questioning have failed to shake youajc Welter ia a decla ration that he never had seen the Wheeler g3rlt and knew aethiHS of "her death. But a fresh trail was struck in the story of a yoKHg: woman, who con fessed to knowing Wolter well. She told the police of many youascwemea who had been associated with Wolter and this set the authorities to leekias up nu merous girls whose addresses were found la Wolter's note heek. (Continued oa Page Twelve.) iTHMIIKMaaHMiaBe9ll!lsllaK'aaHMacaHKBKan This will soon be the cry from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the "Gulf of-Ieico to Hudson Bay. Therefore, be sure to place your order today for the of Saturday, April 2, containing the first in stalment of our f AxiBiial Baseball Review and Forecast t V By JOHN B. FOSTER! The story of April 2 will contain Study of the American League Possibilities for the Season to Come- Comments About the Work of the Veteran Pitchers of the Amer ican Teams. Two Great Groups of Twirlers in the Leading Nines of the Junior Major Circuit. ' v . a it I ' r.isi-1 i i - ifiLLu P.'H. Manning Wrecks Aero plane Built by Local Boys. Fails to Fly. HOPES TO FLY I HIS ownmachini; A bicycle is for the ground. A kite is for the air. Such logic, evident and sound, Should make small boy3 beware. But it doesn't. Little Freddie Kitchens and Ben Jen- kins, jr., carried their lointly owned. ad constructed biplane out to the head oi I rt - t , - , i i O3- street yesterday and trad to fly. ) But someway a bicycle didn't revolve I the propeller rapidly enough, the boys le2S didn't revolve fast eaough, or some- t thing else was wrong: f Boys Jaifto Fly. . ACter trFin& lfc. from saverel little hHIs in the sandy awation ground, the mat- ter vras given up. Then P. Hi Manning, 'who- has done some motorless aviation as j aide line, offered to show the boys how t lu iiXAive a. iiLT-use twp sail, aviator jaami- Iing, who unfortunately broke his own machine in a tumble last Sundav. i climbed to the top of Golden hill, and leaped into the nothing uelow wits- a true Hamilton glide. Machine Wrecked. But something still was wrong. Max and machine came down. Icerplunk ia & (Continued on Page Eight.) 3S Changes in Players and Managers and the Possible Results Which May. Follow. Condition of the Xatfonal, Sport Never So' Favorable as It Is at Present. t , Illustrations, ahdkef ches of the National Game to Suit the Time f Tear.