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EI Paso Fair
1 October 29ifi To
1 Nov. 6th, 1810
Old Guard Leaders Admitted
Defeat Before Balloting
Saratoga, If. Y., Sept 27. CoL Theo
dore Roosevelt was elected temporary
chairman of the Republican convention,
defeating the Old Guard, who supported
vice president Sherman.
The decisive vote came on a motion
to substitute CoL Kcsevelt's name for
that of vice president Sherman as a can
didate of the regular organization known
as the "Old Guard." One thousand and
twelve votes were cast, Roosevelt re
ceiving 567, Sherman 445, three not vot
ing. Saratoga, X. Y., Sept. 27. When the
Republican state convention met shortlv
after noon today word had jrone forth
that the "Old Guard" were beaten in
their fight to electvice president Sher
man temporary chairman, and every one
waited for the fireworks. Col. Roosevelt
was the first to appear. His appearanco
started rounds of applause. Shortly
afterwards vice president Sherman took
his seat, and the demonstration shook
tie building for five minutes.
N "Woodruff Names Sherman.
Chairman Woodruff called the conven
tion to order and the regular order of
(business w immediately taken up.
This was the election of a temporary
Mr. Woodruff in a brief sneech nom-
aiiated vice -president Sherman. His
mention of Sehrman's name brought the
"Old Guard' to its feet in a frenzy of
applause, the demonstration lasting some
"Woodruff Reads Letter. 1
Mr. Woodruff in nominating Mr. Sher
man read a letter he - wrote Col. Rooae- I
velt immediately alter the state central i
committee had chosen vice preMuVnt
Sherman for the temporary chairman
ship, and. Col. Roosevelt's reply to fchow
tha1 he later admitted the correctness
of the committee's action. That the lat
ter manifestly meant he desired to pro
ipound the doctrine of tie new national
ism, ''admitting witti characteristic
frankness,' said Mr. Woodruff, "we
were right in selecting the vice president
if ie preferred the traditional republi
canism of tbe administration of Wan. H.
"President Taft." said Mr. Woodruff,
"deeplv desires that his Darty here in
convention assembled should uneouivo
callv endorse his administration. This I
know from personal knowledge.' Mr.
Woodruff's mention of the name Sher
man at the end of Ms sneech again
wrought deafening applause, adherents of
the "Old Guard" risino- in their seats
and cheering like mad for several min- ;
TrioUs Aames Roosevelt.
mv. r-nientinT broke -into wild 1
!,,- when Josenh Hicks, of Nassau,
nominated Col. Roosevelt. Abraham)
Gruber, of New York, who had oeense
lected to fire a broadside of "old
guard" against Boosevelfs election,
then took the platform. In a bitter
speech he denounced Roosevelt.
"Twelve years ago on this platform,"
said Mr. Gruber, "I warned a Rop.ib
lican convention against turning the
executive mansion into a- shootingal
lery. My advice was not heeded. Since
that memorable day the man who has
ever since Been shooting has seen his
party organization divided in eveiy
state, his party's candidate overwhelm
ingly defeated and business depressed,
and intelligent and "lonest working1
men without employment-, and hungry.
"Looking for other fields for Ms
shooting practice, this man Is new
shooting at courts and ir jhdgfs. Him
self posing as a lawyr, who never
held a case o .lrew a brief, he now
finds sport in holding up ' court and
judges to scorn of :hu mob. Bur this Is
not a new syste:n. It 1 an old disease.
The lungs' of ih; country are not its
Delegates hissed Cmbcr's statement
that it would be found that two thirds
of Roosevelt's strength in the conven
tion came" from federal officeholders.
At one point jeers an.l catcalls be
came so great that Col. i:i"sovelt leap
ed to his feet and. waiving his ha; at
the delegates, cried: "I aslc a full hear
ing for Col. Gruber."
The speaker continued, b ii hisses al
most drowned his attacks on ' CoJ.
Old Guarl Giies It Up.
The roll call proceeded very slowly
and chairman "Woodruff suggested the
call be concludes in the regular way,
but the delegates protested that each
man cast his vote as an individual.
AVith the roll call two-thirds over,
William Barnes jr., the "old guard"
leader, conceded Roosevelt's election.
Roosevelt Issued Statement.
Stirred by the action of the Republi-
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COCHISE CRIME WA VE
Bisbee, Ariz., Sept. 27. The body of Albert Weghorst, aged 30, who came
here recently .from Indiana-nous, was found in a field near Naco yesterday, add
ing another to the numerous crimes in Cochise county during the last week.
The ground around gave evidence that there had been a struggle. It is believed
the man was murdered by a cowboy highwayman, who, single -handed, held up a
saloon at Benson last night
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Establishing a World Record Cost G-eorge Chauves His
life Had Been Awarded $10,000 Prize for His
Feat and Was Recognized as the Most Promis
ing of -the Younger Aviators Was Only
Twenty-Three Years of Age.
Milan, Italy, Sept 27. A message from Domodossola says that George
Chauvez, the Peruvian aviator, whose limbs and hip were fractured last week
when his aeroplane collapsed just after he had made a successful flight over the
Alps, died from his injuries this afternoon.
Chauvez had been awarded a cash pcize of $10,000 for his feat in grossing
the Alps in an aeroplane, the award having been made Monday. Although his
injuries were recognized as severe and serious, it was thought until toda that
he would recover, and his condition yesterday was reported as favorable by the
attending physicians. -
Chauvez was but 23 years old and was recognized as the most promising of
the young aviators. In crossing the Alps in an aeroplane he established a world
p a m m m m m i
United Irish League Begins)
Fifth Annual Convention
.TO HOLD MISSIONS
IN MANY PLACES
Buffalo, X. T., Sept. 27. The fifth
biennial convention of the United Irish
League of America, which convened in
this city today, is the foundation upon
which in the interest of tne Irish cause,
one of the greatest missions ever in
augurated in America, -will begin.
Coming as Irish envoys, and who are
the chief figures in the movement, are:
John E. Redmond, T. P. O'Connor, Jo
sepr Devlin, M. P., secretary of the Irish
league in Ireland, and Daniel Boyle,
member for North Mayo.
They arived in New York on Sunday
on the steamship Baltic and left imme
diately for Buffalo.
Movement Is Extensive.
A most extensive program thas -been
arranged for the mission. Cities all
over the country will be visited by the
four envoys, wnere they will deliver
many speeches. New York and Chicago
will be visited, but the starting point
for the great tour will be Buffalo,
where 30 years ago the first convention
forming the Iris, organization in Araer- !
ica met. Then all will separate, eachj postmasters be placed under the civil
taking different routes; Redmond to 1 service.
the middle states, Devlin to the south By tomorrow's order about S000 as
and Boyle ro the west as far as San sistant postmasters will be affected.
. Former Chief Forester's Plea for Union of Mining and
Oil Interests in Promoting Conservation Takes a
Strong Hold on Mining Delegates Resolutions
Before Committee Demands Liability Law.
Dos Angeles.f Cal., Sept. 27. Gifford
Pinchot's declaration that the conser
vation idea had taken such a hord on
American people that it is bound to
prevail and that it would be wise for
the mining and oil men of the country
to take up and aid conservation rather
than oppose it, was the principal topic
of discussion by delegates to the
American Mining congress today.
The former chiefi forester disclaimed
any thought of threat, but asserted
$ -5- ' 4"2"$"i' 'l"'r
NO BAND CONCERT
AT CLEVELAND SQUARE.
There will be no band concert
in Cleveland square Tuesday
night, owing to the f absence
from the city of the Municipal
band, which is In Pueblo, Colo.,
with the El Paso delegation at
tending the irrigation coCvress.
4- 4"5' 'r5' 4'4'
Francisco. T. P. O'Connor has made
arrangements- whereby mostof his time
will be spent in Canada, going to Mon
treal, Quebec, Ottawa and Toronto, and
he hopes to visit even British Colum
bia. The national convention of t'ne
United Irish league was called at 10
a. m. and prayer was offered by the
bishop of Buffalo, Rt. Rev. Charles H.
Colton, D. D. The mayor of the citj'.
Hon. Louis.F. Furhmann, weicomedtfce
delegates. 'The remainder of the morn- j loer governor Aiva Aaams or coio
ing was devoted to sessions of the con- rado' who J-'as on the program to join
vention. In the evening at 8 o'clock governor Shafroth in welcoming the
there will be a mass meeting at the delegates, but who turned a welcoming
convention hall. P,f? ,m? Politial t!de, th
Will Last Two Days. Unost virulent character. He declared
convention will last only two
days. Tne morning of the second day
will, be devoted mainly to the business
of the league and the envoys from
Ireland will also address the conven
tion. In the afternoon there will be a
jreception and entertainment for the
lady visitors of the Parnell branch of
the United Irish league of JBuffalo.
TAFT WILL EXTEND
THE CIVIL SERVICE
All Assistant Postmasters to
Be-Placed Under Civil
Washington. D. C. Sept. 27. The
first definite result of the present cab
inet sessions was the announcement
to day that president Taft tomorrow
will issue an executive order extending
the civil service to all assistant post-
The president will also recommend to
5 concrress tnat second ana
that there was no stopping the ad
vance of conservation, and that as a
matter of policy the American Mining
congress should aid the conservation
ists in shaping laws which will be
satisfactory and just to all interests.
Resolutions demanding the enact
ment of employers' liability laws that
will provide definite sums for personal
injuries in mine accidents, without hav
ing to prove negligence in court will
be before the resolutions committee to
day. The committee will also consider
recommending the establishment of a
national chemical physical laboratory
for the 'development of new and bet
ter processes for ore treatment, and
urging tbe federal bureau of mines to
assist legitimate mining interests in
the task of eliminating wildcats.
President Buckley's Address.
In his annual address president
Buckley reported that the year had
been a successful one in the associ
ation, its financial condition having
improvod and membership increased.
He made a plea for permanent endow
ment of $500,000, which he thought
could easily be contributed from the
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Tells Irrigation Congress No
State-Should Profit at An
Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 27. "The govern
ment most assuredly should distribute
the water of all interstate streams. Col
orado, Nebraska and New Mexico are
sister states and no one state has a
right to ask -to have its interests looked
after at the expense of the other. It
(you claim all the water that falls in
Colorado then we people below vou de
mand that you keep it all, don't send
down your floodwaters upon us to
wash us away when you don't want them
and then keep the irrigation watw
when you want it and we need it."
j.nis was William J. Bryan's declara
tion to Colorado before the irrigation
congress Monday evening. Mr. Bryan
came out flatfooted for federal con
trol of interstate streams and if the
Coloradoans ever had a g"un of any con
sequence io fire in their fight on the
Engle dam it is generally conceded that
it was spiked by the Commoner. The
idol of Democracy spoke for an hour
on Irrigation and every rererence to the
atitude of the Coloradoans' demand for
all the water falling in the state was
against that policy and a declaration
for the rights of all the states through
wnlch the streams flow. Every state
ment of this character was met with
vigorous applause and plainly showed
that the convention is not yet ready to
go on record as favoring state's rights
in the matter of controiing interstate
"'- "-"".'"", 78'1 "Hve a11 tnB
water that fell in her boundaries, that
Colorado should be allowed to cut all
ihe timber she wanted; that corpora
tions should be allowed to exploit water
power resources, etc, in fact he de
clared for everything that the Roose
velt policies are against.
Mr. Bryan was in Colorado, the guest
of Coloradoans, but when he followed
Adams he lambasted them until there
was not much life left In their fignters.
He said he was for the state adminis
tration of all natural resources -within
a state, but he conceded the right and
declared it the duty of the federal gov
ernment to set aside the reservations of
timber, water and these other natural"
resources. He merely wanted each
state left to administer these after they
had been set aside. He did not let it
be understood wnolly that he was a
Roosevelt conservationist and to fur-
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Sad Story Of Cars
and Mexican Anger
It is painful to tell about it because
it Is so sad. But it must be done for
the good of t'ne dear public.
Over in Ciudad Juarez there are
many men and women who -work in El
Paso. Many of them are so poor that
thej' cannot afford alarm clocks, and
find ordinary clocks and watches a
So the first, Mexico car of the morn
ing which spins about the Mexico loop
is a sort of alarm clock. It wakes the
sleepers, and bids them up and to work
in the El Paso smelter or in an El Paso
Now, here's the rub.' During the
gambling fiesta, closed Sunday, street
cars were run all night to and from
the Mexican city. On tne first morning
that it happened about 100 persons
aroe between 1 and 2 a. m., dressed
and hurried over to El Paso to go to
And every 'little iinorning" of this
week more or less have done the same.
They sit around in the plaza during
the rest of the night and mutter, Mexi
can ' curses, with "going -to work time
five hours away.
Now, isn't It sad?
Finds El Paso
Herald Is Read
Far and Near
'Obar, X. M., Sept. 27. "That
"El Pao Herald must go every
where." This is (viliat secretary Link of
the school board said when lie got
requests for plans from contract
ors at El Paso, Doming, St. Louis,
Memphis and Kansas City.
"All fiom the casual mention in
this correspondence iast week that
Obar wVs going to build a $5000
concrete school house.
"The Herald is evidently read
closel' hx the wide awake busir
Commissioner Williams Says Water Bates Have Been
v granted to Many West Texas Points Balhart and
Childress Deny That That They Need Water
and Commissioner Cone Says Panhandle
Country Has Water Beneath Surface.
Austin, Tex., Sept, 27. Commis
sioner TVilliams today said large quan
tities of water are now being shipped
from Dallas and lrom Austin. As
permont, on the Texas Central & Wich
ita Valley railroads, asked for a rate
on water. Bath lines reported no
water available for shipment along
their lines. "The commission has
granted water rates to 30 points on
the International & Great Northern,
at 20 points along the lines of the
RULING BY BURROWS IS
VICTORY FOR LORIMEU.
Chicago, 111., Sept. 27. Sen
tor Lorimer scored a decided vic
tory before the senate subcom-
; 4 mlttee wh5ch is investigating
4 the charges that his election
4 was brought about by bribery,
4 today when chairman Burrowa
4" barred hearsay evldence.y Sen-
4 ator Burrows based the decision
in committee on the case of
4 senator George Spencer in Ala
bama in 1S76.
DEL RIO SHERIFF
Bondsmen Seek His Re-;
jno-aL Alleging Miscon-
duet; His Opponent -
Del Rio, Texas. Sept. 27. As a
suit of a petition filed before "W
Douglass, judge of the district court
here, alleging that sheriff C. C. Hartley,
of Val Verde county, has been guilty of
official misconduct and embezzlement
to the amount of $4600, judge Douglass
has suspended Mr. Hartley pending the
final hearing which has been set for
John TT. Almond, who is a candidate
for the sheriff's office and has been Mr.
Hartley's opponent In tne race before
ffhe coming ..ovember elections, has
been appointed to act as sheriff and tax
colleeter in the interim. Mr. Almond
-has qualified as sheriff and will later
qualify as tax collector. The petition
presented to the court was signed by
three of sheriff Hartley's bondsmen, Xi.
Rust, F. Thumm and G. TV. Brown.
HOUSTON" ADDRESSES STATE
CONVENTION OF THE AV. C. T. U.
TVaco, Texas, Sept. 27. Declaring
prohibitionists ought to stand together
in one political party and asserting it
strange that there exists an Impres
sion "in the minds of some that the
anti-saloon league aftd AV. C. T. U.
opposo party prohibition, A. J. Hous
ton spoke here this morning before
the 2Sth annual meeting of the Texas
AV. C. T. U. Houston is the candidate
nf tfin nrnhihitionists for jrovernor.
Mrs. Nannie Curtis, president, presided
over tho deliberations.
Entire Town Was Threatened by Low Water Pressure.
Bucket Brigades Do Good Work in Stopping Fire's
Progress W. A. White of Ei Paso Is One of
T5ic;hee Ariz. Sept. 27. Fire originat-
ing in the store of barKis jo um
guese. destroyod it and the Fashion
saloon at Naco last nignt at 3 0.f.
threatening tho entire town and inflict
ing damage estimated at $30,000.
Owing to the destrac-ion of the tele
phone poles it Avas at first reported
that the entire town was destroyed.
Origin of the fire is unknown. But for
the fact that the -Ught wis unasually
calm. Naco, Ariz., and Naco. Sonora,
would both probably have beeodest rov
ed. Little was saved from the build
ings. Fire hose attached to plugs was
r,,r,i iico!a!s ns the water pressure
- -. TT -k m A T
was inadequate. Bucket brigades ere
then formed and fought the flames
from roofs of neunboring buildings,
succeeding in two hours In subduing
It was found necessary to raze sev--i
omn fmmr shacks in the vicin
ity with dynamite in order, to prevent J
the destruction 01 tne um-nc .- - -"
United States customs ana immigration
station caught fire several times, but 1
Santa Fe, eight points on the Missouri.
Kansas & Texas, and several on the
Wichita Valley. The Rock Island has
the water rate granted last year in
"Cffect this year.
Commissioner Williams said this is
the greatest hardship the state has
ever suffered, because the money paid
for water is a clear loss. Commission
er Williams did- not say that either
Amarillo V)r Childress has asked for
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Nine Story Structure of Re
inforced Concrete to Cost
Sum of $600,0m.
OPTTON ON SITE l
" ALREADY SECURED
Plans for the El Paso hotel are now
being drawn by architects Holler and
Wilson and architectural engineers
Bliss and Fayville at San Francisco.
These architects and engineers, who
designed the St. Francis hotel of San
Francisc6, are now working out the
details of a beautiful structure whi'r
will be larger than either the Van
Nuys or Angelus hotels of Los An
This information was received here
Tuesday from AValter r. O'Brien, of
Clarke & O'Brien, the San Francisco
v......? v-y'ij-.5 Tx-Virk i?3i Vumn hfrf nrn- !
cB&a a ci A n, m ciiXRll
ai 1 it iiiii iii n?in
moting the new hotel and will return movement. He is "secretary pf the con
Si two weeks to arrange the details Sess. The El Pasoans and New Mexi
for the erection of the new 1 Paso cans appear to favor Chicago for the
hotel on the corner of Overland and next meeting of the congress, and Chi-
I -rftll nrnli'iWr cot ir
El Paso streets, where an opuon nas
been obtained for ground upon wnicn
to build the proposed $600,000 hotel
which will be nine stories, of reinforc
ed concrete and of modem fireproof
construction and furnishings.
The San Francisco Chronicle has the
following to say of El Paso and the
new- botel which the San Francisco
company is promoting:
"Mr. O'Brien went to El Paso to make
initial arrangements' for financing the
construction of a new 250-room, fire
was ex-tinguished with little loss
The fire was discovered in the same,
building about a week ago ard was ex
tinguished with difficulry before much
damage was done.
Dominguese is at present In Can
anea, where he has another store.
Newell had no insurance Hi j loss Is
$1000. AV. A. AVhite, owner of the build
ing. Is fully Insured. He is an El Paso
SPREADS IN NAPLES
Rome, Italy, Sept. 27. With the temoval of the censorship startling details
of the cholera epidemic in Naples are he ing received. Many persons have died
in the streets and the popular excitement is such that the nolice have great
difficulty in maintaining order.
It is reported that 100,000 persons of the hetter classes have already fled
Thirty-two new cases and 26 deaths from cholera are reported from Naples.
Immigrants arriving toda-"- from America were forcibly prevented from landing.
Most of the cases are in squalid quarters
3 Paso, Texas,
September 27, 1910 - 10 Pages
Las Vegas Man Has Support
of Texas and New Mexico
CHICAGO MAY GET
THE NEXT CONGRESS
By G. A. MartlH.
Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 27. Ralph,
Twitchell, of L.as Vegas, N. M., will be
the next president of the National Ir
rigation congress, unless present plans
go astray. Just to prove to the home
folk that they are getting all they
want Jip here, the El Paso-Mesilla val
ley delegates are going to elect the
next president. New Mexico is back
ing Mr. Twitchell, and Texas is backing
New Mexico. Col. Twitchell has no l
active opposition at '"present. His
backers got started so early that they
practically have a clear field. .
Bryan Pleaxed El PanesHs.
The El Pasoans are so jubilant today
over AVm. Jennings Bryan's speech lastl
night that they are just missing the"
ground in the low places. Zack. !-
Cobb is being given great credit, as
he had a conference Monday afternoon
with Mr. Bryan and laid before him
the injustice which Colorado Is at
tempting to do to Texas and New Mex
ico. As Nebraska Is smarting under
the same treatment, Mr. Bryan decided
that some chastisement was due the
Colcradoans. The Colorado papers in
the main refused to print his remarks.
1 js-tiaicr Thos. Patterson's paper, the
-Denver News, merely ridiculed Mr.
-'icanisp." Patterson is
I leading the Colorado land speculators
, ...v jLoxa.o, Inexieo and New
Are Well Advertisea.
The El Paso-Mesilla delegation is
getting more publicity from the Pueblo
papers than ail other delegations com
bined, "H. B. Stevens, who ha charge
'"of assigning the El Paso delegates to
their work, gave Tiie Herald corres
pondent the assignment to "see the
papers," and the papers show that they
have been seen. Monday afternoon's
Pueblo Star-Journal printed a picture
of the El Paso-JMesllla valley delega
tion clear across the first page, and
this morning's Pueblo Chieftain prints
two columns of El Paso-New Mexico
notes and an account of the El Paso
band's serenade of the of ices last
night. Jack Happer led the band on
the serenade and almost closed up the
offices of the paper.
El Faaoaas as'OBConts.
This evening the El Pasoans will en
tertain the other Texas delegates at
dinner on the train, and AV111 I. Sar
gent, pf Fort AVorth, will address them
on the Texas conservation, congress
S" v c,
Reno, New. and San Francisco, Calif.,
are also after the convention.
proof hotel of a thoroughly uptodate
character. Although the city has many
large office buildings, there is no first
class hotel. The travel to and through
El Paso is very heavy, especially dur
ing the winter season. This,, coupled
with ther commercial importance of the
city and Its climate, draws many hun
dreds of tourists and business men
into the city daily. The elevation of
El Paso is 3S00 feet above sea level,
and while the summer seasbn Is natur
ally somewhat hot. yet the air is dry
and clear. The winter months are de
lightful, the mean average tempera
ture the year rourid being 64 'degrees.
" "The large ranches throughout this
section of Texas, which have been
largely devoted to 'cattle raising, are
being subdivided into 160-acre farms.
"At El Paso is located the largest
custom smelter in the world, owned
by the Guggenheim interests, and the
1 vib in in liic ueiJiei ui iaic iuiuw&
developments m oia Mexico, iNew .aiex.
ico and Arizona.
"A stock corporation, in which east"
ern, San Francisco and El Paso capi
tal will be interested, -will own the
new hotel, which will doubtless prove
to be a very profitable enterprise."
FORT BIISS CONCERT.
At tne concert by the 23d XT.
S. Infantry band AVednesday. 8
& to 9 p. m., at Fort Bliss, the
following program will be ren
dered: Twostep, Georgia Johnson
Overture. Norma Bellini
Glow AVorm Idyl Iiincke
Selection, AVoodland . .L.uders
Serenade. Cunning Cupid
Twostep, Policy King ..Brown
of the city.