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The People Hold the Remedy
TERRIBLY serious is our city water situation, but it does not seem yet to
have impressed itself upon a majority of the population. The breaking of
some important part of a pump or an engine would subject us within 48
hours to a serious water famine- And the water supply of this city is dependent
upon one main which might easily be disabled through an accident, trivial in itself
but frightful in its consequences.
Municipal ownership of waterworks will enable this city to work out its plans
of municipal water supply along broad and. permanent lines. If the voters should
elect to have the rates raised 75 percent to the present water company, instead of
to purchase the works for the city, we should still be at the mercy of the private
corporation and while taxing ourselves directly to pay a large profit to the company
as well as to pay all operating and fixed, charges, we should still be at the mercy of
the corporation and subject to conditions beyond our control.
Municipal ownership is bound to come in the future and we may say truthfully
in the near future, so why put it off? Therenever will be so favorable an oppor
tunity to acquire the waterworks as that presented to us right now. The price
($927,000) at which the city can acquire the works is nearly $40,000 less than the
value of the plant as ascertained and declared by ex-governor Sayers as master in
chancery in the federal court. '
The terms make it particularly easy for us. to take over the plant now. More
than half the cost price is represented in bonds already secured upon the plant it
self, so that these bonds aggregating $477,000 will not become a direct charge
against the city or m any way reduce the city's borrowing power or impair its credit.
Further than that, the bonding company which negotiated the sale of theyfirst
bond issue has already allowed $500,000 more on the plant and this money can be
had by the city at any time that a showing can be made of ability to pay the in
terest and sinking fund on a new issue of bonds.. If this arrangement be taken
advantage of, there may be $1,000,000 of bonds outstanding and secured upon the
plant itself without entailing a direct charge upon the credit and borrowing power
of the city. In other words, we can acquire a $1,500,000 plant by the issue of only
S450,000 59c bonds by this city-
All the conditions are. favorable to the immediate purchase and operation of
the waterworks by the city. Under our system of government there is very little
chance of the city government abusing its power with respect to the management
of the waterworks. The waterworks will be run in a businesslike way for the
benefit of the community as a whole.
Any profit that may accrue out of the operation of the works, instead of going
to private purses will be turned into the public treasury and will be used for ex
tensions and improvements.
Eventually it will be possible under public ownership to serve the city with
water at lower rates than any private corporation could possibly afford to supply
this commodity for.
If rates should be raised to the present company, it would mean not only that
the individual consumer would pay approximately 75 percent more for his water,
tut it would also mean that the city itself would pay about 60 percent more than
it now pays. In other words, it would cost approximately $32,000 annually to vhe
city (that is, to the property taxpayers) for the same amount of water we now get
for $20,000 per year, for fire purposes, street sprinkling, sewer flushing, parks, etc.
The raise would make it very difficult to extend the street parking system that has
teen successfully begun on Rio Grande street and Magoffin avenue. The cost of
maintenance with such a largely increased water rate would discourage many
property owners from going into the plan.
As to the permanency and adequacy of the supply of pure water on the mesa,
there is no reason to doubt that the supply is ample. There has never been any
question about the quality of the water, and the quantity has been certified to as
ample by many of fie best qualified, most expert, and highest priced hydraulic
engineers in the United States. Unless the average citizen, uninformed in these
matters, is willing to set himself up as superior in scientific knowledge and judg
ment to all the experts that have reported on the mesa water supply, there can be
no good basis for further skepticism about it.
Scattered over The Herald today, some on every page, will be found, printed
in black faced type, quotations of highest importance from the reports of experts
and the two water committees appointed by mayor Sweeney, all bearing directly
upon the problem which confronts the people of this city. Every taxpayer can in
form himself by reading the printed quotations.
A vote for raising rates at Thursday's election will be a vote for the most
costly solution of the problem, and one that is in the nature of things a temporary
A vote for municipal ownership at Thursday's election will insure the perma
nent and satisfactory solution of our problem.
A vote for municipal ownership at tie election Thursday is'a vote for self de
fenceself defence of our health, our property, and our pocketbooks.
Municipal ownership is best-
Be sure to take your poll tax receipt to the polls.
An umpire is a man who is put on the hall field to be blamed for the mis
takes of the players.
A banker is a man who reminds us
.saved enough to take a vacation, that the
the social season is now due and payable.
s The Greatest International Figure
THE most influential personality in the world today is Theodore Roosevelt;
even his bitterest opponents must concede the truth of this; "With tens of
millions of people on his side, thinking his way ana ready to go where he
leads, his power is even greater than the power of money.
Theodore 'Roosevelt's personal power over men's minds and hearts is hardly
less in foreign countries than it is in the United States. His prestige is becoming
enhanced every day. He is the greatest figure in international no less than in
One need not be surprised to see him become chief justice of the international
court of arbitration and the chief advocate of general disarmament
I may be that his field is already worldwide and that he is already too big
a maff to confine the ezercise of his powers to the politics or statesmanship of one
If Davy Crockett had been a modern politician, he would have said, "Be sure
you're in right, then go ahead."
There is a campaign on in Chicago for protecting the working woman. If it
means the average household cook, it is a waste of energy. When she can't pro
tect herself, then something is wrong with the comet
i HE reforms proposed by a new member of the school board in the financial '
-i i : it . . .. I
ua uuiiicss management or tne scnoois are tamely anu necessary. The
very wording of the recommendations exposes the laxitv: of manasement
that has existed heretofore.
The new policy proposed is obviously a result of the well directed and justi
fiable criticisms that have been passed upon the record and the work of the
board. There is evidently plenty of room for improvement, just as the advo
cates of the Citizens' ticket maintained during the recent campaign.
Incidentally it may be remarked that we haven't had the benefit of a report
from those auditors yet; perhaps some of these projected reforms must be put
into effect before the auditors can make up an intelligible report.
TheNaew board has made a good start hy starting in to reform itself before
undertaking anything else. In its virtuous endeavors it will have the unanimous
support of loyal citizens.
San 'Antonio shivers yet, although it's Maytime, every time It thinks of what
might have happened if that brewery strike had lasted for any length of time.
Let us hope that George V. will have a better time of it on the throne than
his great-great-grandfather, George in., had. He probably will, for he knows
enough to let Americans alone.
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in the summer time, just when we have
note given last winter to tideSis through
MY TEACHER used to call .me "bub," and when lie called 'he'd take a club,
and roll his sleeves up to-'his chin, and scare me with his fishy grin; he'd
show me where- I'd have to stand, and tell me to extend my hand. "My
son. it grieves me to the quick, that I must lam you with a stick," that tiresome
teacher used to say, still grinning in his fiendish way. 'The walloping may mak'i
you sore; alas, it hurts your teacher morel Don't think,
nry lad, that when I whale vour short ribs with this cedar
rail, that I am
wounds me to
dunce ." He soaked me forty ways at once; he cracked
me twice across the toes, and landed then upon mv nose,
and dotted me upon the chin as though he'd like to drive it in. And as he swung
his trusty pole he gasped the same old rigmarole: "It does npt cause your
teacher bliss that he must slug your slats like this!" I soon forgot the
rain of blows, the swats the -gave me on the nose : but o'er his dreary platitudes my
spirit broods, and broods, and broods. And all my life I've found it thus; a fellow
will not make much fuss if Fortune uses him like sin if she omits to rub it in!
Copyright, J 910. by George Matthews
. Why Is
AVE the bankers found time in the midst of revelry and business to consider
how stable is the basis of El Paso investments? This city has never in
its history had what could truthfully be called a boom. The growth of
the city has been gradual and steady, as the following table of assessed valuations
1882 $ 2,100,000 1904 $13,600,000
1885 3,600,000 1905 (. 13,800,000
1895 4,800,000 1906 15,500,000
1900 6,800,000 1907 24,900,000
1901 8,200,000 1908 26,100,000
1902 :... '::....: 9,400,000 1910 30,000,000
Never a setback and never a serious pause. Today we are tearing down better
buildings than many cities of this size are erecting newly, and we are putting in
place of the structures we deliberately wreck, new buildings that would do credit
to a city of500,000 people.
The general aspect of the city both in the business center and in the resit ince
sections is that of solidity and permanence. There is nothing temporary, unstable,
or speculative about the general real estate situation in this city.
El Paso's present prosperity and future promise are based upon immense in
dustries permanently established.
First of all, this city is dependent upon mining, and upon the manufacture,
trade, and transportation dependent upon mining, for its wealth, its prosperity,
an its growth.
This is a great trading center, both wholesale and retail, and with all the trade
we enjoy, approaching $100,000 a day, we have as yet hardly begun to develop our
possibilities in this direction. "
As to agriculture there are 50300 acres already in cultivation in this valley,
and practically all of the cultivated area is dependent upon El Paso commercially.
El Paso is an important livestock center, handling hundreds of thousands of
head annually between Mexico, west Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona and the
feeding grounds in the north.
El Paso manufactures have already attained large importance, though this
also is a line that is really only beginning its development. We have here one of
the largest silver-lead-copper customs smelters in the world, employing 1200 men
and buying ores at the rate of about $1,000,000 a month. We have large foundries,
a cement plant the most perfectly constructed and appointed in the United States,
and mills, refineries, factories, 'etc in half a hundred different lines, all operates
successfully and growing steadily. El Paso's manufacturing is based on the prin
ciple of supplying to the markets within our immediate trade area the staples of
El Paso has eight railroads, with 3C00 men on their local payrolls.
El Paso is the largest city and the most important railroad, manufacturing,
and trading center in an area of 1,200,000 square miles, or in other words, in a cir
cle of 1200 miles diameter, with El Paso at the center.
All these facts go to show that investments in El Paso's real estate-or El
Paso's industries are stable and likely to be remunerative to an increasing degree
as the city and country grow through the development of natural resources which
we enjoy in wonderful abundance. "
Some cities spend half their time telling what they are going to do and the
ether h?1f explaining why they didn't do it. El Paso is not a candidate for mem
tership in this class.
(From The Herald
ADDITION TO P00RH0USE ORDERED;
TANNERY SOUGHT FOR EL PASO
El Pasoans urge the necessity and
the benefit to be got from the estab
lishment of a canaigre tannery here.
The commissioners' court this morn
ing authorized commissioner Harris to
build an adobe addition to the poor
house at a cost not to exceed 540.
The artesian well was down 1165
feet this morning at 7 oclock. It Is
expected that when another 170 feet
has been drilled, bed rock will be
struck and the flow of water found.
H. fi. Stevens commenced work dril
ling a well in the patio of the Sheldon
block to supply it withwater. Hei ex
pects to goffbwn 150 feet.
The Jolly Girl bachelors are prepar
ing for a leap j'ear dance to be given
in the courthouse Thursday night.
Col. Parker of the 18th infantry re
tires on May 23, and it is expected that
Lieut. Col. Valzar of the 24th will take
his place, but he will go on a vaca
tion and Lieut. Col. Bailey will remain
in command of the troops at Fort Bliss
J for some time.
The gospel tent opposite the court
house, in which the revivals were to
have .been held, was blown down early
The Story Of a Baby and -1
The Little Mother Of Six
By Miss H. Grace Franklin
A threemonthsold baby, weighing six
pounds, almost naked, with clawlike
hands, big black eyes, and an unmis
takable look of starvation this was
Celia, brought to the county clinic Inst
Saturday in the arms of a sixyearbld
sister. The mother was carrying a two
yearold child, also under-sized and un
derfed, and justrecovering from an ill
Dr. Kluttz advised the proper diet,
and the look of despair that came over
the mother' face showed that this was
a prescription beyond her power to fill.
Here was a case fpr me two babies, a
mother willing, and yet unable to get
or do that which was needed to save
Later I called. A fouryearold was
careful to shut the door as I came up,
saying, 'What do you want? My
mamma is not at home." I made her
understand that I had come to see Celia
and then she opened the door, wide, and
danced about the room as L dressed the
baby in pretty, clean ci'ptheV A kind
neighbor was there as a protbetur, but
the little nineyearold '"daughter 'was
mother and housekeeper.
The mother was deserted before -Celia
came to the home, and now she mist go
out to find work, leaving at hom's this
tiny baby, another less than two years
older, and three others ranging from
glad to make you smart; it grieves and
the heart. Xow, stand up here, you little
El Paso? ,
of tshis 'date, 1S96)
last night and therefore the services
were opened in Trinity Methodist
church. Rev. Adolf Hoffman was the
preacher of the evening. The tent has
been replaced and will be used tonight.
There is no session of the county
court today, as the courtroom is being
used by grand jury and the county
commissioners are in session.
The proposition to run a water pipe
line into El Paso from the Samaly
uca mountains is not considered feasi
ble by the city engineer.
Presiding Elder J. F. Corbin of the
Chihuahua mission will leave El Paso
on June 1 for Chihuahua, where he wn
in future have his headquarters.
George Harold has returned from a
trip to Wyoming, Idaho and Nebraska,
where he took a shipment of cattle
owned by Nations and Newman.
Bishop Stewart of the Mormau col
ony is In town for a few days.
A road Is being constructed across
the parade grounds at Fort Bliss for
better communication with headquar
ters. Metal Market: Silver. 6S?c; lead,
$2.90; copper lOV&c; Mexican pesos 53c.
four to nine. Surely here is need. We
can make use of clothing, milk, nursing
bottles, food, and many other things
right iu this family.
AVork of the FIr.st AVeelc.
The W. C. A. School for Mothers has
been in operation one week. Sixty
cases have attended the clinic. Satur
day morning there were 33 babies. Fifty
home visits were made. Infants out
fits have been furnished, also milk,
clothing, and many other necessary
things. Cases have been referred to
the Woman's Charity and the county
charities. Many cases of measles and
whooping 'cough have been reported. Of
the 16 babies under two years of age
dying in El Paso last week, not one was
under the care of the school for
Hoir You Can Help.
Constant home visiting, careful in
struction, and proper food are needea
to insure success. The work requires
all kinds of material. You may have
something in your home that is ot.no
use to you and yet may be the very
thing needed for the work. We need a
large ice box for our ice and milk. -We
need milk, and we need clothing of all
kinds, also some scales for weighing
Donations may be se4t- to the School
for Mothers, care the Woman's Charity
office in the courthouse. v
Two Polish Patriots b7
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; A.MERICA WILL HONOR MEMORY OF -
REVOLUTIONARY WAR OFFICERS ZZZZZ
Statues of Pulaski and Kosciuszko,
national heroes both of Poland and"
America will be unveiled in the city of
Washington today. The president of the
United States will make the nnnciDal
j address, and the parade which will be a
feature of the ceremonies will be made
up of five thousand Polish-American
patriots, loyal Poles and true Ameri
cans, escorted by two thousand Unit
ed States soldieis and a ast conco.ur.se
of plain American citizens.
Vith Other Statues.
The statue of brigadier general Count
Casimir Pulaski stands on one of the
small triangular parks flanking Penn
sylvania avenue, that thoroughfare of
magnificent distances which connects
the white house with the capitol. The
statue of Tadeusz Kosciuszko, '"Thad
deus of War-taw," stands ou one corner
of Lafayette park, a beautiful square
which lies directly opposite the white
house and which is the very center of
the beauties of the national capital. On
two other corners of this square are
statues to the great French patriots
who assisted the American colonies in
their war for independence, Lafayette
and Rochambeau. On the fourth cor- 1 son of a comparatively wealthy farm
ner there soon will be erected a statue 1 cr and he was educated as a cadet of
of von Steuben, one of the German pa
triots who fought under Washington.
The erection in the future of a star
tue of Baron de Kalb in Washington
will' comDlete the memorial honors to
that great sextette of European, aristo-
cratic patriot's who fought for freedom
in America, the Polish Kosciuszko and
Pulaski, the French Lafayette and ltuo
hambeau and the German von Steuben
and de Kalb.
The two Polish patriots whose sta
tues will be unveiled today have gyen
their names to many American towns
and counties and they also have been
honored by the erection of monuments
in various cities. Monuments to Kos
ciuszko have been erected at West Point
military academy, where he was once
governor, at Chicago, Milwaukee and
Cleveland. General Lafayette, when on
his last visit to America- in 1825, laid
the cornerstone of a statue to Pulaski
in Savannah, Georgia. The present sta
tue of Pulaski in Savannah occupies an
other site, but the stone which Lafay
ette laid is included in the foundation.
President Taft AVill Speak.
In Washington today the statue of
Pulaski w ill be dedicated first, the prin
cipal address being delivered by Presi
dent Taft. Then will come the great
parade of the Polish patriots and the
American military, after which the cere-
monies will be concluded by the dedl-
cation of the Kosciu'zko statue. The
principal address here will be delivered
by the secretary of war, J. M. Dickinson.
Many Poles in. United States.
According to careful estimates made
by the leading Poles in America, there
are now more than two million Polish
speaking people in the United States.
This does not, of course, include Polish
Jews. Chicago alone has a quarter of
million Poles, thus ranking as the
largest Polish city after Warsaw ana
Lodz. The Poles are intensely patriotic
They never have forgiven: Russia, Prus-
sia and Austria for the spoliation and
partition of their country. But, although
the cunning of Frederick the Great, the
deceit of Catherine and the treachery
of Napoleon may have conspired to
erase Poland forever fiom the political
map of Europe, not they nor all their
successors in power have beenxable to
blot from the hearts of the Polish peo
ple the memory of their glorious his
tory as a free people. The decrees of
the Czar Nicholas, the commands of
the Emperor Francis Joseph, the laws
of the Kaiser Wilhelin, all conspire to
destroy the Polish language and Polish
nationalism, even as their ancestors de
stroyed Polish liberty. But they have
nit been successful and there l- evciy
reason to believe that they never will
Hope for Nation's Liberty.
The hope of the restoration of Polish
national liberty is born in the breast
of every Polish child: it Is fed on the
rich fuel of a peculiar language and
a particular history, and it blazes
brighter and higher every day in the
life of every Pole to be quenched only
b the conqueror Death. Rightly or
wrongly, every Pole looks forward to
that day wheij a general war shall de
stroy the balance of power In Europe
as the day of opportunity when the
crimes of 1712, 1793 and 1796 shall be
undone and toned for.
Poland holds a place of peculiar in
terest in the political, the military and
the constitutional history of Europe.
The country is the geographical centeV
of Europe, and was on the borderland
between conflicting races as well as
rival governments. It was brilliant in
war, yet it often was' used as the help
less pawn in the hands of some alien
master of the game of battle. Under
the leadership of the immortal John
Sobieski the Poles saved central Europe
from a Turkish invasion and recaptured
Vienna from the Muselmans, just as
they had, long before, stemmed the Tar
tar tide which threatened to engulf all
Christian and European civilization.
An Aristocratic Republic
Their government was presided over
by a king, and the Poles often were eon
tent to ask a foreigner to accept their ;
FOR INSTANCE, WILVT?
From Globe (Ariz.) Silver Belt.
There is room in El Paso, says a
newspaper of that city, for a strong,
high-class athletic club. And if the
daily prints represent the people ac
curately, there is also room for a high
class club of another variety.
CREEL IS POPULAR.
From Bisbee (Ariz.) Review.
The appointment of Gov. Enrique
Creel, of the state of Chihuahua, to
be minister of foreign relations in the
republic of Mexico will be regarded
with much satisfaction in the United
States, where the distinguished gentle
man is widely known and well liked.
Mr. Creel is regarded as one of the
big statesmen in Mexico and his thor
ough knowledge of conditions along
the border dividing Mexico from this
country will be a valuable asset to
those of our citizens.
HAS ANYBODY SEEN SIIYLOCK?
From Douglas (Ariz.) International.
The city of El Paso and Its local wa
ter company are having strenuous
times these days. These rates are so
low that the water company has be
come almost a bankrupt. The company
asks that the rates be Increased or that
the city purchase the plant. In El Paso,
as elsewhere, the water company Is
not popular and, while many prominent
. j .
Mi EJL The Exchanges
rown. And yet the k
subject to the control of the noble
families of the country. The official
title of the government was "Respubil
cae Poloniae." the Republic of Poland.
It was iu fact an aristocratic republic,
based in theory upon the principle that
government must derive itj powers from
the consent of all the people. Under the
"liberum veto" one member of the Pol
ish diet could negative any proposition.
The rights of the minority were thus
held most sacred. Nevertheless the com
mon people were largely excluded from
participation in the affairs of govern
ment. When, by reason of widespread offi
cial corruption and the essential weak
ness of the Polish throne, the stronger
neighboring powers partitioned Poland
among themselves, there was a great
effort on the part of the rank and file
of the Polish people to restore their gov
ernment and drive off the spoliating
povers. Of this movement Kosciuszko
was the leader
Kosciuszko a Farmer's Son.
The real Thaddeus of Warsaw was
r born a Lithuanian in 1746. He was the
artillery at Warsaw smd Paris. The f irt
partition of Poland in 1772 made him
an intense republican, and in 1776 he
came to Philadelphia and volunteered
i to cwvn i th Continental army. Gen-
erai "Washington accepted his aid am:
gave him a place on his staff. His
! knowledge of artillery and fortification
made him invaluable to the Americans
He was distinguished by his braverv at
I the battles of Saratoga and Yellow
Springs and was made a brigadier gen
eral, and governor of West Point.
Led HI Fated War.
When th.e.war in America ended in
! 17S3 he went back to Poland, where he
lived in retirement until 1792. He tnen
led an ill starred attempt to resore the
Polish kingaom to its original bounds.
Its. This attempt failed after only two
battles, and Kosciuszko was exiled to
France. There the revolution wa-s at
high tide and the national assembly re
ceived Kosciuszko with high honors and
conferred upon him the title of French
citizen. He returned to Poland in 1794
for the final effort to stave off the.
political death of his native land. Fight
ing against terrific odds he led his pa
triotic followers into a battle where
they had but forlorn hope. Kosciuszko
himself was -n-ounded and eaDtured. and
the patriotic armv was hoDlessly de-
j. Honored by Poets.
I Tf wnR- of ,h! hattle that the Doet
: camDbell wrote the oft-quotedf line
"Freedom shrieked wnen To.souszko
fell." But It is not Uue 'hat Koscius
zko when wounded that day crid out
"Finis Poloniae." Kosciusko vas re
leased from prison by the C-sar Paul
and paid a visit to the United Stater
He was received in this ccuntry wih
great honors and was voted a grant of
lonil Kir KniKrrac: TT rptnrnpfl to Ell-
and died in Switzerlan& In isi7
w. ,.;,....,. ,.;,,, hv tho ;5rfA of thai
His body "was buried by the side of that
of Sobieski at Cracow. After his death
Thomas Jefferson, then an old man,
qualified as executor of his will, by
which he left his property in America
as1 a fund to encourage education among
negroes. This property," amounting to
$13,000 was used to found the Kosciu
szko school ,for negroes in Newark,
New Jersey. j
Pulaski Organized Cavalry.
Couht Casimir Pulaski was a Polish
noble who came to America almost at
the beginning of the revolutionary war
and cast his lot with the American col
onists who were fighting for freedom.
He possessed a great store of military
knowledge and was of inestimable value
in organizing the American cavalry.
On October 9, 1779, Count d'Estaing
and General Lincoln made an assault
against the British lines around the city
of Savannah. Count Pulaski, with two
hundred cavalrymen, attempted to force
a passage through the British works,
incendlng to attack from the rear. At
the head of his charging troopers he
fell,' wounded in the thigh by canister
shot- HL condition was recognized as
serious and he was placed on the U. S.
brig "Wasp" bound for Charleston
where it was hoped he would receive
better care and attention than could
be given him with the army at the
front. He died very soon after the
ship sailed. According to one account
he was burled at sea, or rather in the
river Just as it flows into the sea. Ac
cording to another account the body
was tten ashore and buried on the
Greenwich bluff. The latter story was
accepted and the body was- exhumed
and taken to Savannah, where it was
buried as that of Count Pulaski.
America Supported BIpr Patriots.
Today the people of Washington will
hear the Polish patriots sing that same
noble ode, which, no doubt, George
Washington heard from the lips of Pu
laski and Kosciuszko, that inspiring
hymn beginning "Boze. cos Polske," "O.J
inn -rcho hast Drotected Poland." And-1
American will remember that they al
ways have had the support of all true
Tomorrow Spiritualism and .Magic;
I. Mediums and Their Methods.
citizens recognize the necessity of deal
ing fairly with the company Avhich has
already lost a large sum of money in
the attempt to supply the city with the
water, there are those who are crying
aloud, like Shylock, for the life blood
of the water comoany.
COMPLIMENTS GAS C03EPANY. x
From Phoenix (Ariz.) Gazeztte.
The price of gas in El Paso is to be
reduced by the EI Paso Gas and Elec-
! trie company another five cents per
! 1000 feet, and the rate after July first
will be $1.C5. During the six years that
the Rresent management. has owned the
El Paso Gas and Electric company the
business has increased six times. Here
Is one western company at least, that
recognizes the good sense of the policy
adopted by a few eastern companies to
lower the rate to the minimuum that
will increase the consumption to the1
maximum for the population, resulting
In greater revenues and better satisfac
tion among the patrons. "AH the traf
fic will bear" Is a. pig-headed policy in
the gas busiuness. Phenician are pay
ing the Pacific company $1.75 a thous
CUT IN FREIGHT RATES.
From Tucumcari (N. M.) Sun.
The El Paso Herald has announced a
great cut In freight rates on all mer
chandise shipped from New York city
to the southwest. By agreement of the
"Ve didn't used to have motor cars,
hut we alvrays got there In time to pay
our hi 11k when they came due; this gen
eration can't say as mack.
southwestern and Rock Island lines, ar
rangement has been made to ship
freight by water from New York to
Texas City, from thence to Fort "Worth,
Texas, on the Trinity & Brazos, from
thence to Tucumcari by the Rock Island
and T. & M., and on to points in the
west and southwest over the E. P. &
S". W. By this arrangement the rate
on such freight will be cut about 6n
half below the present all rail rate. The
big saving "nmes by the water haul.
IS IN DANG-EB,
Keport Reaches City That
Drift Wood Is Likely to
Garry It Out.
Reports from Canutillo. N. M., Wednes
day afternoon state that the drift on
the Rio Grande and the force of the
current has becomevso great that there
is danger of the bridge , going out.
The reports also state that a force of
50 men is at work riprapping- sections
of the river bank and pushing the drift
wood clear of the bridge piers. Canutil
lo is 17 miles up the Rio Grande from
RIO GRANDE FALLS AT ENGLE.
Thereports received by the local of
fices of rife reclamation service frora
Engle, Wednesday morning, state that
the Rio Grande Is falling at that point.
The river at Selden shows a slight rise,
which is accounted for by the rise at
Engle Tuesday. Thursday's report will
probably show a fa,ll at Selden, and
barring- rains, the fall should reach. El
Paso by the last of the week.
WAR ON AMONG EDITORS
OF EL PASO SPANISH PAPERS
There is a merry little war going- on
between two El Paso Mexican editors.
It culminated "Wednesday forenoon in.
the arrest of F. Gamiochipi, manager oj
El Paso del Norte, and Tomas F. Ser
rano, publisher of the Mexican weekly.
They are charged with libel on com
plaint of Manuel Tovar y Bueno, former
editor of El Clarin del Norte, a weekly
defunct since a few weeks. Bond-fixed
at $200 each, was furnished "Wednesday
HOW TO VOTE ON THTrRSTAT"
At the election TTrarsday, every per
son holding a poll tax receipt is em
titled to rote. The election isaet lim
ited to taxpayers, hHt every qualified
voter Trill have a voice In. preparing;
your ballot, mark eat the propaaitien
for raising the rates to the present
water company, and leave BHmarked the
proposition to issue the BRas ef the
city for the purpose ef pnrchasiagr the
present waterworks. The alternative Is
strnarely presented between the two
propositions, one to pnrchase the pres
ent plant and establish mnnicipal owner
ship of waterworks, the other te rate
'the rates to the present company ap
proximately 75 percent over ana above
the rates heretofore paid. Vote for the
purchase of the present works aad nsn
niclpal ownership, and vote against rate
HAVE TOTJ SOAtETHCTG TO SXLLt
Tou can easily sell it. Call Bell 115r
Auto 1115, tell the girl what it is and
The Herald will sell it. No bother, no
BELL PHONE 116,
"Will get you a buyer.
Ei Paso For
Visitors To Know
EI Paso lias 35 miles of street
El Paso has 20 miles of asphalt
El Paso city has an assessed
valuadon of $30,000,000.
El Paso has eight railroads and
a $500000 union passenger term
inal. El Paso has 25 mail carriers r
and the postoffice receipts last
year were $10S,000.
El Paso has never had a sun
stroke, a panic, qr a strike that
tied tip any industry.
El Paso is one of the most im
portant porta of entry and export
in the United States.
El Paso has the hest lighted
business district of any city in
Texas; see for yourself tonight.
El Paso railroads handled 600,
000 ears in the local yards last
year and their payrolls aggre
EI Paso will invest $2,500,000
in new building? this year and in
vest $2,500,000 more in improve
ments and industries-
El Paso has eight banks, five
national and three state, with a
combined capital of over $2,000,
000 and deposits of $10,000,000.
El Paso hns $600,000 invested
in school buildings and grounds,
and $25,000 in manual training
and domestic science equipment.
El Paso is in the center of a
tract of 225.000 acres of land that
will be irrigated by a $10,000,000
dam which the government is now
EI Paso has three steam fire
engines, five combination hose and
ohenjical wagons, one automobile
combination wagon, and extension