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6 Monday, September 5, 1910. EL PASO HERALD Established April, iSSL The El Paso Herald Includes also, by absorption as succession, The Dally News, Tne Telegraph. The Telegram. The Tribune. The Graphic The Sun. The Advertiser. The Independeat Tne Journal, The liepubiiean. The Bulletin. MBMBEK ASSOCIATED PRESS AKO A2IEH- XEWSP. PUBLISHERS' ASSOC Entered at the Postoffice in EI ? aso. T&.. as .Second Class matter. Dedicated to the service of the people, that no good cause shall lack a cham pion, and that evil shall not ihxiva unopposed. The Dailv Herald is Issued six days a wees: and the "Weekly Herald is published eyery Thursday, at ill Paso, rxas; and the Sunday Mail Edition is also cent to "Weekly SuDscribers. Begin Now to -Plan For 1914 IN 1914 we shall be receiving benefits from the stored water behind the big dam. .That will be the suitable time for a big fair and celebration to mark the opening of the project The nature of the undertaking is such that it will not be necessary to wait for completion before the benefits become avail able. Water will be stored as soon as the dam lifts its head above the river bed, and very soon thereafter it will be possible.to supplement the natural flow of the river in the canals with the stored supply. It is safe to say that the project will be far enough along by the fall of 1914 to justify holding the big inauguration exposition then. It is not too early to begin active and definite preparations for this great event. The exposition must be international, broadly planned, and it will be possible, if we go at the matter right, to obtain the financial cooperation of both the national governments concerned in the project. It must be lifted above the plane of a mere local entertainment The opening of the Rio Grande project will itself mark tlie permanent settlement of a serious international dispute which grew in bitterness through half a generation. Nojtime could be more fitting foi a great demonstration: of international significance. It is customary on the occasion of great expositions and public celebrations to spend enormous sums in temporary buildings, flimsy arches, pasteboard rnonu ments, and red fire. Let us take a hint from Mexico in time, and spend our money in permanent improvements, beginning now. The first great undertaking should be a bridge or series of bridges across the Rio Grande at this point, bridges at iast 70 feet wide, artistic in design, built of reinforced concrete, and beautifully Tghted; let there be competition among architects and engineers for the contracts, and a competent board to pass upon the proposals. It will be as easy to do it right as to Ho it wrong, if we only get started along proper lines. It is too fina an opportunity to let pass, and above all let us make the bridges permanently beautiful as well as useful. The bridges can be made notable-monuments. Then provision should be made, beginning now, for a group of permanent buildings at the fair grounds, to house the annual or permanent international e exposition in years to come. It will take all of the four years to work out the pj&ns and .finance them. If we begin active work right now we can no more than have the buildings ready by the fall of 1914. Let us not overestimate our. resources or look to an excessive rate of growth, The prophecies of many have been sadly disappointed in this census year, and there is no reason to expect the sensational expansion some predict; El Paso will have a splendid growth, safe and sure, and will become stronger as the years pass and more able to finance her plans, yet it must be obvious to all thinkers that this city will have demands upon her purse during the next five years that will prevent her accumulating any. substantial surplus for extraordinary uses. Therefore the only way we can hope to carry to successful completion this plan for a big celebration and exposition in 1914 is to start -now to finance it, arrange for monthly' payments extending oyer the whole period intervening, distribute ihe burden widely, and thus provide a large working fund without unduly taxing anyody. The monumental bridges and the permanent fair buildings let these things be kept before us as the goal of our plans for 1914. The characteristic El Paso J JNCLE Lf WALTS DenaMred Poem THE bums stood up, a dismal row. before the solemn judge, and when they told their tale of woe, he simply answered ''Fudge!" Poor victim of the world's abuse, dyed in misfortune's vats! And as each muttered his excuse, the jurist murmured "Rats!" Perhaps the narratives were true told by these waifs and strays; it matters not, for each one drew ten dollars or ten , days. I watched them, shamble from the court as they had shambled in: the vouthfirl bo and aced sport, the jrent who smelled of gin. ".gopr flotsam on the human stream!" I moralized aloud: "Each hobo had his youthful dream each bum in all that crowd! Life's morning seemed serene to him, and full of promise fair; and then the light of hope grew dim, and storm clouds tilled the air. And whose the fault if he has strayed from sunny paths of peace, to wander in the darksome shade, pursued by fat police? Was there a voice, when first his feet from virtue wandered wide, to cheer, encourage or entreat, to counsel or to guide? We put the broken bums in hock 'twere better bad Ave tried to shew, them paths wherein to walk before they wandered wide. I pity them in all their woe, these homeless, friendless jays!" The jurist, dozing, murmured low: "Ten dollars or ten davs!" THE POLICE COURT Copyright, 1910, by Georgo MattBfcws Acams. ttasX ftZ Married Life the First Year . By Mabel Herbert Urner No. 12 The Carlton Club "W ELL. they've put un my name y this was a matter of business 'Qh, "Warren don't say such things! You know how they hurt." "Then don't you make such a-' fuss when I say Tve been put up for one of the best nd most influential clubs in town. Why, there's a waiting list there of over 200 and Vance thinks I will be put through at the next board meeting." "But how (how can they do that if there are so many waiting?" "Oh, they have ways of manipulating those things. You wouldn't under stand if I explained. But It simply goes to show how well I stand with some of the members. "Why, I happen to know personally that Fred Hutchens has been on the waiting list fthe.e for two years andjklsvLifuaif ari" Hon. "Why .1. thought he was very nice don't tb. -want him?" "Oh, there's no objection to him he'll go through when they reach his name 3in the- regular order. But he tom't "happen to be-near anybody who wav will be to wait until the last 90 davs and then wort like a sf oker on a 7rval knows the ropes." j-iiure wu.5 u. pu.u.-3t; iinu wieu zameii asked hesitatingly: . .r-.. .. , -!.. .c t.33 j a j.1. zi j.r -Li- r-ir , ,., I as il an e.uensive ciuu are ine uvk, ii uui, u& ivicuouutu ttuu uu cut: acuaus iiiiug uy yiitiiiung i anvau. r The Herald, as always, is alert to the need and the opportunity; and does not for the Carlton club." "Oh, Warren!" "Why?" sharply. "What's wrong with tihat?" "Nothing only you belong to two clubs already." "Well, is there any law against my belonging to three?" "So off course not only it " takes you away so many evenings." "Well, you don't expect me to be tied down here every night and never go anywhere, do you? A man has some social obligations In a business way. You seem never to understand that. This ,club will be an excellent busi ness asset. I'll be thrown with a lot of men that may be mighty useful to me later on. I should think you'd be glad of my opportunities glad that I have a chance to get on Instead of always trying to drag me back." "Then Don't Make a Fuss. "I don't drag you Back Warren, and I think it'sr most unjust of you to say that." "Well, you should have married some mollycoddle who would have toasted his feet before,the fire every night and let vm purr over nun. policy. The connections I make there will be worth five times the dues." After a short silence 'he said ab ruptly: "I think I'll have to go down to Wentz's and -order a new Tuxedo. The one I have is an old cut. I'd like to try a cheaper tailor than Wentz this time but I'm afraid to risk it." Heleir" thought how fresh and new his Tuxedo looked, but she said noth ing. And my white waistcoats I haven't looked them over lately " '"Why, you have one you've only worn ttwice, and two others nearly new.". "Well, that's all right, then. But I Great Britain's Internal Strife and the Political Unrest Of Germany THE POSSIBILITY OF WAR REMOTE. By Frederic J. Haskin REAT Britain, after a season of comparative quiet, is again per turbed by a German war scare. second in magnitude only to that great panic which followed the revelations concerning the German naval program early last year. That now historic panic was not the result of irresponsible agi tation, nor of yellow iournallsm, but resulted from the solemn announcement by the government that the German em pire had secretly accelerated its naval program, and was launching Dread noughts and all-blg-gun cruisers much more rapidly and much more frequently than the British ha"d suspected. The result was a marked quickening of the British naval activity, the immediate augmentation of the Dreadnought bruilding program, the announcement of the inauguration of colonial navies and more taxes. The manner in which the government, then as now under control of the Lib eral party, levied these taxes caused the British people to forget the tnreat ened danger of foreign -war in clash and clamor of a great comestlq politi cal battle. The government in the Lloyd-George budget sought to change the methods of taxation by introducing the principles of taxation of land val ues and- of the unearned increment in land. It also increased the taxation on such luxuries as spirits and automo bile fuel, and it added to the income tax a super-tax which fell only upon the very wealthy. Land Owner AVnnt Big Navy. The cry for the Increase in the navy had come from the wealthy and th land owning classes, but they were most unwilling to submit to Increased direct taxation to meet the financial requirements of s. j two-keel-to-one- new land taxes are not yet In actual force and it will be some time before the system may be judged by its re sults. During the campaign the real issue of taxation was obfuscated by the con stant parade through the press and on the stump of the German war scare- It was contended that the Liberal party had become too democratic and too sentimental to be entrusted with the task of saving the empire in case of war with a great military power like Germany. Indeed, if one had been guided by the public utterances of the Conservative candidates, he must have reached the conclusion that the Liber al government actually was in conspi racy to betray the nation into the hands of the kaiser. But the people did not all adopt this ' view, and the Liberal government was returned to power. Control of Taxing Fovrer Unsettled. When the election was over the country realized that the great consti tuional question of whether or not the commons was to control absolutely the taxing power of tho nation was as yet unsettled- Something had to be done with the house of lords. The two par ites were lining up for the bntti over this momentous question, the ntest im portant political problem the English have had to solve since the reform bill, when king Edward VII. passed into death. There was a truce. Both sides wel comed it. The government felt that it was not yet strong enough to brush away the complications and to present to the country the real issue involved that of th right of the people to rule. The opposition felt that it was not yet readv to risk its all in another elec- Abe Martin i. with leaky flues, with resultant excess of cost and falling short in results, jffhy purpose to share the blame for delay, neglect, or failure. The tfaie to begin active preparations for 1914 is now the date is open so far, so hjas seize it and niake a big noise. Then to make good. must keep my clothes up. A man can't afford to let hiswardrobe run down." Was Warren really more selfish than most' men? Helen asked herself when she wa alone. Or was it she who was at fault? Did she expect more of his time and of himself than any -other active .ambitious business man would have given her? He had said she should have mar ried a mollycoddle who would have 'stayed in every night and let hor purr over him. A man with no ambition, no progress that war -what he had meant by a collycoddle. Was Ithat what she really wanted? Would sue have Warren less active, less inter ested In his work, if she could? No. no; she knew she would not. And yet she felt that without being a molly coddle Warren could have given her much more than he did. He Iliad been out three evening last week, and now he was preparing to join another club. If in the next six months they dTifted as far apart proportionately as they had in the six months that had past where would they then be? And aigain her mind came back to the nuestion sire had asked herself 'Aas. otte was -it some fault of hers? Tould another flmaiw. have .hl--Mm better J have in some war "given him more? And then can., a thought that sent the soft color flooding to her face. "Would a child? Would that make a difference? Would ithat bring them closer? Might that be -the solution of it all? But if there should never be if fate should never M I aza j .!-.-... a lnV tininn rtTl navy. They presented a counter prop- "". " ii- i. - - ncitmn a(ivMti ht tho r.n,,ir.fl the question of the tariff. All parties additional -revenue should be raised by agreed not to "embarrass" the new . - .- - . - t l-tnc Vii. nrovinHotmtr o r5i f rnTlRrl rTI tarirr taxation, an indirect metnoa. "& " "-'""o --- They asserted that this not only would furnish the needed revenue, but would bolster up the decaying industry of the islands by affording protection against the cheaper products of other coun trles. Harking back -to the ancient constitu tional battle at the very beginning of his reign. Fruitless conference:. The leaders of both parties entered into a series of conferences, looking toward an agreement upon a compro- English system of protective tariffs this mise which would satisfy both govern reform" was to give protective stimulus I ment and opposition. Wht those con not alone to British manufacturers, but ferences have done no man knows, but also to British landowners, since the J it is pretty generally believed that they scheme included a tariff tax on wheat will result in much conversation ana very little concession. Neither side can yield anything without yielding ev erything, as the difference between them is a fundamental one. But at any rate the conferences have served to keep down needless agitation. Parliament devoted itself mostly to non-contentious legislation, its one no table act being the revision of the king's oath. The portions of the oath denunciatory of the Roman Catholic church were expunged, the substitute pledging the king to the support of the established church was defeated, and the king when he Is crowned next June wlr have to declare himself only a X' and other breadstuffs. The fact that Great Britain cannot produce more than one-fourth of the grain necessary to feed Its people was circumvented by a proposal to give the British colonies a preference which would admit their wheat at a lower duty than that of for eign countries. But in any event the proposed reform Included the substitu tion of a tax on bread for the Intended tax on land. Everybody eats bread, very few people In England own land. The New Taxation System. Tie ensuing struggle between the two parties ended in the election last January o a house of commons in which the Liberal government remained faithful Protestant" There have been in power by virtue of a more or less -Lew greater victories for genu'ne de- precarious coalition with the Labor JmpraT ii. 5iQ whole history of the party and the Irish Nationalists. ,n, . ritish parliament. house ol lort'fTnTu nctu .cied to! Another Meeting: Soon. dues very much?" " "What makes you sharply. "Wibat If they ask are? that?" I told Life is at all times difficult enough, but to a young wife in her first year of marriage it is pitilessly complex and baffling. If consistency is" a jewel, persistency ought Jbe a whole jewelry store. . o S i The American eagle is the best friend ar man ever had provided it is located properly, on the reverse side of one of U-'-' e Sam's coins. f . Gov. Hadley, of Missouri, says a- insurgent is a progressive who has ex ceeded the speed limit Some of the worst ones are going to take a 10II in the dust some of these days, too. o , Aviatress is what youcall a woman who flies.' It comes from Paris and is authentic This nerely-defines who rides in an aeroplane, h.owever. Just think of the fickleness of Fate! Senator Aldrich is having a hard' time this year to send his own choice to the senate as his successor. A few years ago he could .have put'on a crown and the Rhode Islanders would have kow towed. The Last Prince Of the Sim By Harold Westerberg. The Herald's Daily Short Story Fewer Births In France "Why do all the., other Arab boys point their fingers at 3011 when we pass, Abdullah?" , The lad did not answer immediately. He fripped the halter strap of the mule he was leading a little harder, and leoked with a smile ar the little girl on ' the mule's back. "So the iittle lady wants to know why they point the:r fingers at me. Well, it is a long story. First of all, it is to show that I have been stricken by the evil eye." prince of the sun will die in a beggar's rags, but with gold In his hand, end that his memory will be chertshrd forc--ever." "And how are you to die as a beggar with gold in your hand?" "That I cannot tell you. little laay, but I know it will happen. But ncv we are at your house and I -will help you to dismount, for bad white Attiaiu- pha sometimes is apt to kick." -ie budget, now bowed to the will of the people and the new system of taxation became the law of the land. On account of the great task of assess ing the land values; something not at tempted in England in centuries, the The Darliament will meet again ir the autumn, and then the existing "aco I may come to an end at any time. There will be a short and exciting campa'cn and the electors of Great Brtaln will decide the question at the polls. Ef- A feller's convictions soon git rust after he's married. Don't worry over partin' with a dollar. It don't go very far. forts will be made to postpone that election until after the coronation in j June, but they may not be successful. in tne meantime, tne German war scare has bobbed up again as a result of the collapse of the effort to stem naval activity in Germany. The Brit ish navy isstill far and away the strongest in the world. It is stronger than the navies of the next two strongs est powers combined. But it Is con tended thafr the two-'power standard no longer is sufficient, and that in or der to safeguard the Interests of the empire the British navy must be twlca as strong as that of the next strong, est power. By the end of next yea the German navy, reckoned in terms oi Dreadnoughts, and no others seem- to count, will be more than half as strong as tho British navy. By 1015, at the present rate, the Germans will have al most two-thirds as many Dreadnoughts as England. Therefore, since Germany has an army infinitely more powerful than any England can hope to muster, the British wtorld supremacy is in dan- ! ger. Less War Scare 3Tott. However, there is much less appre hension in the "world than therewas a year ago, and even pessimists admit the possibility of continued peace. Th real danger, so far as the domestic British situation Is concerned, lies in the possible return to power of the Tory party. It is traditional Tory tactics, not only in England but In almost ev ery country, to avoid trylnsr conclusions j withr the democracy at home by Inviting the individual democrats to go forti and get shot for the common glory of j tne nauon. The jingoistic imperialists of Britain are mostly Tories, and they would be a force to reckon with in case the Lib eral. government should be defeated in the coming elections. There is a, party in England which believes that war is inevitable with Germany, and that the British cause would be safer if Britain (Continued on Page 7) does that mean? He is running away." 1 Quick as lightning Abdullah was after I the bey and overtook him in a moment, j The astonished lady did not under- j stand "what now happened. She saw j Abdullah throw the boy, force him to j say something in Arabian and then to change clothes with him.' When he j had put on all the other's filthy rags, he shouted: ""I take the master's horse, it runs faster than any mule. Send for help immediately, alarm the whole town, they have kidnaped the little lady. I am after her In these rags that they may take me for their own messenger." He rode away without any saddle.- as jU Wheeler Wslfw 0n tte- Da31ger t0 ch513x LlCi f f liLvUrA. From Excessive Candy Eating. Copyright, 1910, by the New York Evening Journal Publishing Company. his ancestors had ridden before him, ( nfe of the liliputians. holding between his teeth his father's costly dagger. His Intention was to overtake the kidnapers before thev could change horses at the old Moorish palace, as the boy had told him they would. He rode like a mad man until his horse dropped with exhaustion, but he ran on afoot- At last he saw the old palace- Three A RE you aware how much cheap confidence and made her faith In hit candy your children consume? ideas absolute, because he was juat, Almost every child encoun- J and kind, and considerate. He gave tered today on the street is lapping a j her small portions of pure sugar, and lollipop, or munching some kind of I told hex, on no condition, to kccep bonbon. In seashore resorts irudge parties are almost a daily event in the When not attending fudge parties the children are teasing for pennies to buy candies at the village shop. What aie the parents thinking oil Bridge and motor cars, as a rule; while the nurses look after the children, by leaving them to fellow their own meth ods of amusement. Children need a certain amount of mules were standinc at tne door Crawl- in- nn hti hntiric n,i tnoa ha. -.,.h sweets, good refined, unadulterated . "Bad white Mustapha" suddenly be- the mules and discovered tnat the two ! sugar in small quantities is beneficial came restless, and not without reason, men were inside. Y.'ith his dagger he i to them. So Is pure ihoney. But the "The evil eye, Abdulah, what is that?" j for two suspicious looking fellows came I cut the tethers of the two mules and j continual consumption of all kinds of ran to the third, on the back of which j bonbons, the gorging down of fudge. , V. VWWA.-.V, I'-'!'"1' ttiiu iutiiiups u IN a general way we all have knowledgexof the fact that the birth rate in France is decreasing, but few have any definite1 conception of the problem confronting that nation. There are twice as many births per 1000 of the population in Germany as there are'in France. In the- year 1814, when France was torn by war and her armies under Napoleon were attempting to resist the coalition of all Europe, there were 220,000 more births in France than there were in the year 1909, although the population increased more 'than one-third in the renhiry. A recent French commentator holds that the cause is not physiological, and that it is not in the decrease of the number of marriages, but is to be found in legislation that places the married man at a disadvantage. Napoleon exempted young married men from military service and thus brought about an increase of 100,000 births in a single year. In the "United States it is safe to say that the birth rate tends i.. decrease -among those classes of the population best fitted to rear children, and to increase or at least remain at a high rate among those least fitted to rear children. The decreasing birth rate is not in this country at the present time a matter to worry over very greatly, but the problem of rearing the children of the prolific classes in good health and vigor, and the problem of educating them into useful citizenship, are among the gravest facing the nation. The mayor probably thinks that with fewer policemen there will be less danger of the officers interfering with each other while dodging burglars. Reginald Vanderbilt was ill for 15 days and got $10,000 worth of flowers while the babies died in New York for want of clean air and wholesome milk. o Astronomers report that a hazy, blue cap is sitting on the south pole of Saturn. It may be Dr. Cook's shadow or something like that. Who knows' ,, The world can rest easy, without any further shock, until Johjj D. Rockefeller is arrested again for auto speeding, for Edna Goodrich has gone back to Nat Good win aftd all is serene. No fifth Mrs. Goodwin yet awhile. A St. Louis young woman, who taught Chinese men in a Methodist Sunday 'rchoool and soon fell under the influence of a Chinese chop suey restaurant man in the redlight district, has beeri arrested with her little sister in rooms over the res taurant, at the instance of her brother. She had been trying to get her young sister to marry a Chinese; she herself a divorcee, merely "had rooms 'on the third floor of the building, while the Chinese lived on the second floor." Parents of young girls will do well to keep them strictly out of the Chinese Sunday school business. The Elsie Sigel case in New York is not forgotten. It is the curse that has fallen upon my house. My ancestors ay ere tings of the sun far awiv. T am the last of their tribe, that s why I am a pr'nee." "You are a prince, Abdullah?" "Yes, I am the last prince of the sun; my- ancestors left their inheritance and came here to liA'e." "Do you know that when my father chose you for his model for the slave in his. great painting, he always said ypu looked like a prince?" "Your father is a good man, llti'e lady, and as clever as he is good, for he saw the truth, though I never told him my story. My father's father made his home here and th's was his palace " said Abdullah, and proudly pointed to an old Moorish building, half a ruin, outlined against the sky soni-s distance off. "I thought that was a temple," he j girl said. ' so, tnat is no tein-i-i. 11 is u'ij j. -ace of my grands th or.-' "But why did you laava it, Ahciullah?" "My father's father married a Chris tian "girl. She was A'ery beautiful, but It Is wrp.'.en that n king oi the sun dare not marry a Christian girl. That is Avhy the curse came upon us. War came Avhen Al Rash, tho robber, ruled the country. He descended upon cur house with fire and swoid and cruel'..' murdered iry fati-er'? father and r.'s Christian wife." "But was not Al Rash punished"" "My country Is not like yours, little lady." My father fled to Tanger and ll'ed there since. He married and I am sneaking out through the stone gate as the two children entered. In a second Abdullah stood between the men, whom he scolded in Arabian, and the long dagger was gleaming in his hand. The men ran away, and turning to the girl, Abdullah said sternly: "Xever go out alone." "Why, Abdullah, I neer go out alone here. You oiv father are always with me, and now father is away I am al-Avaj-s AA-ith you. Now please call for me again tomorrow afternoon at four oclock; I like so much to be Avith you." Without a Avord Abdullah kneeled down in the dust and kissed the little Avhlte hand she stretched towards him. "Little lady," he said, "I Aould die for you or your father, who has always been so good to me." "Goodbye, prince Abdullah," laughed tne gin, ana ran into the 'nouse. But if Abdullah- had heard Avhat the two men A-ero talking about after they had sneaked away he would have felt alarmed. "Is that the rich painter's girl?" ask ed the one. "Yes," Al Rash replied. "Her father is away. When he comes back and finds her gone he will offer any amount of ransom." "At Avhat hour will we carrA' her off?" "Tomorrow afternoon; but first I will make sure that mad deA-il of a boy does not interfere." At four oclock sharp the next after noon Abdullah called at the painter's the weeping girl was tied. In a moment he had cut the ropes that held her tied and told- her to, keep quiet. "Ride down the hill," he Ahispered, "and do not look behind you.'0' He put a A-hip into her hand. "They cannot follow, but ride as fast as you can." "I am afraid to ride alone, Abdul lah." "I will stay here to protect you, ride." The sound of the mule galloping down the hill sent tAvo men rushing out of the palace. Then there was a clash of steel, loud IioavIs, and a little destructive to a child's digestiA-e appa ratus; it ruins the teeth and turns fresh complexions Into sallow ones. Like th,e Drink; Habit. The candy habit, like the drink habit, is most easily prevented by neA-er being begun. There aa-us a Avlse doctor, hce on a time, who began wifh his baby, as soon as she could understand words, to tell her what bad stuff candy A-as, m ms estimation. He told her how M rigure 1 maj. tih toM. ,),. .v., ., . was seen fighting like a demon. A crA- tCTl,, ,, , , ' 7 , reain Iom of pain, the boy fell backward and th'el he pi"k c,ceks P1 and he explained . .... . .... 1 now almnut ovorv little .?.i j t men maue a rusn for the mules, but the . .. . -"- " -u ouy girl was no more in sight- his only son. But Al Rash left many ! house in Tanger. He tied his two mules J sons, and the youngest is stUl lve. i-le and wondered why the "little ladv" la a br.d .rum and would murder and J did not rush out to greet him as usual. steal if he dare 3. Bu let us turn back now and I avIH tell you my story. "Al Rash, the one vho Is noAV aliA'e, has stirred up h?. people against me. It Avas he who told them I was smit ten AA'ith the evil eye and that there is a curse upon me. lie knows 1 am a prince of the sun and hates me because he is low born hiii. 'jJ;. "But he neA-er dares attack me. He 's afraid of this." and Abdullah pointe.1 to the hlk of a cosfy dagger j Mr, belt. "Why, I alAvays thought you carriel that only as an ornament Abdullah," the girl exclaimed. "I Avili use t Avhen i; is necessary," said Abdullah, and his eyis sh.-t rire. , "But is that the whole stor3'f Abdul lah?" "No, little lady," Abdullah answered sloAvly. "There is written one more thing that will happen, that the. last xx went arouna to tne piazza where the girl'-? aunt sat embroidering. "I am afraid you are not very truth ful, Abdullah," "she said sternly Avhen she saw him. "You sent Avord half an hour ago that you felt too sick to go riding today." "I sent no word, lady." . "Do not try any more tricks. Abdul lah. I haA-e sent my niece o1!: with the two men you sentin your prtee." "Two men," Abdullah "cried, and his brown face turned almost Ahite Avith fear. "You did not let her go, 'lady?" "What is the matter, Abdullah? You scare me, the way you look and act.' "Where is her father?" "He won't be back for ti-o hours at least. Here Is the boy AVho brought the message. I sent him into the kitchen to get something to eat. But what Three hours later the painter and his daughter were bending OA'er a bleeding boy outside the old palace. "Abdullah! Dear Abdullah, open your eyes. Talk to me." the girl sobbed. Her golden curls fell around his dark head as she bent OA'er him to catch his whispered words: "Little lady. It has all come true noAV." "What has come true, Abdullah, dear?" He looked from the setting sun to one of her golden locks he was holding in his hand. "I am going to my king dom," he whispered. "The last prince of the sun is dying in a beggar's rags with gold in hls-hand and his memory will be cherished foreA'er," he finished slOAviy AA-Ith his last breath. AboA-e the fireplace in the famous painter's studio a painting Is hanging. It Is the handsome head and shoulders of an Arabian boy, and on the frame an inscription reads: "Abdullah, last prince of the sun. Who gaA'e his life for another Before he Avent to his kingdom." 3LVNY CASES PENDING ON COUNTY COURT pOCKET The records of cases In the county court for the past year shOAA- the fol lowing: Number of cases filed in the court. 137; number of conAIctlons. 125; acqultals, 12: dismissed, 65; quashed, 1; pending, 100. Fines amounting to $S67 were imposed In the court. Three hun dred and one cases were appealed from the justice courts to the county court. Xet us suggest a dainty frozen desert. Phone the Elite any time. not ate it oecause their parents did know it was so bad for thom In overy way he AA-on the child's CftTKrn.' fT-nm nnv n-na- At 10 tihe little girl has nevex known the taste of any kind of confectionery. and she had no desire for it, because her belief in her .father's knowledge was absolute. But this method of bringing up a ctoild requires work, thought, personal supervision and time. And it is much easier to let the nurses look after the children, and to see them only at bed time, Avhen they say their prayers. Th,ey Call It "Will of God." And then, when they are ill, to send for the doctor and a trained nurs, and wihen they grow up with all sorts of jMgesttve (troubles and toothache and other ills, resulting from, impaired physical machinery, Vo call It the will of God. or the result of some inherit ance from "the other slae of -fehe fam ily" (neA'er from your own side.) Unquestionably there are pure can dies Avhlch, consumed in a small quan tity, harm no child. But the best of confeotionery, eaten all day long, or two or three times a day by a child, cannot fall' to harm it- And the cheaper candies sold at the aA-erage shop are little short of slow poisons. "What fools tihese parents be," who take no personal responsibility, in the daily habits of their children! "Criminal negligence" of parents should be appended to many a death notice of children. Tfd YEAS AGO to- ; &, JL (Prom Tb Herald of this date, 1836) A Y ' - 1 ii T to Mexico H. L. Newman has gone City. f S. M. Boone of Dallas Is at the Ven dome. Sheriff Pat Garrett is in tOAvn from Las Cruces. Judge Buckler leaA'es to open court at Pecos Monday. . .T. Enlow has returned from a business trip to Kansas City. Collector Bauche has returned from his trip to the capital. 5r. Jose Samaniego left today to at tend the medical congress at Buffalo N. Y. Rabbi Monheimer has arrived from Cincinnati to conduct the JeAvish ser-A-ices of the New Year. The wife and tAvo children of Goa Ahumada Avent through El Paso today on their way to California. Capt. Ginn has returned from a suc cessful trip to the country 100 miles to the west of Santa Rosalia. Frank Powers and Avife. Maury Ed wards, J. B. Scott and Harry Powers leave tomorroAA on a 30 days" bear hunt In the Sacramento mountains. Alderman Del Buono wants to know what has become of his resolution, in troduced at the last meeting of the council, relative to the establishment of a school in Avard tAvo. The schools are oA-ercrowded- A question for the El Paso poker club to settle: If sil-er dollars depreci ate. Avill poker debts bo settled in de preciated money? Will blue chips be driven out of circulation and the cheap "white chip become the standard oi A-alue? The Knights of Pythias, will hold a memorial service In honor of- the late Michael Murphy In SL Clement's church a.t S p. m. on the first Monday in Oc tober. Rev. G. H. Morrison of Add Ran .col. lego, Waco, Is the new pastoi: at the .Presbyterian church. '" A. P. Coles is moA-ing from hj Pier son to 401 North El Paso street where he AA-ill keep bouse. Local churcji people are making an actiA'e campaign In the redlight district. Capt. Hughes is back from Presidio county. Gov. Spurlock, -t Goo. Morrow's- bar ber shop. says. "I am for free silver, because it will giA-e us a per capita cir culation of $30 This Avould give me $50 in cash to start o.nJ' Roa L. R. Mill!cari"of the Baptist church has moved from Myrtle avenue to 713 North Stanton. Metal market Silver. 66 C-$c. lead, $2.r, . rper. 1-V. Mexi. an pesos, E Paso, 53c, Juarez. 53c.