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ASSOCIATED PRESS Leased Wire WBATHBR. FORKCAST. Fair tonight and Friday. EL PASO, TEXAS, Thursday Evening, May 15, 1913 12 Pages EL MGTORfSTSTOiWlLSON JT COXPO ElPasoansbnJunel to Meet Las Cruces and Alamo gordo Automobilists. CAMPAIGN ON FOR BETTERING ROADS AX AUTOMOBILE excursion to Cox's ranch, participated in by every El Paso automobile owner who can and will go, for Sunday, June 1. was decided upon Wednesday night at a meeting of the officers of the chamber of commerce and the 1 Paso Automobile club. The automobilists will take their fam ilies and lunches and will invite the automobilists of Las Cruces and Alamo -d n ,. fhpm nrf talk oood roads, jj-- w ..- . f- - The invitation to the Las Cruces and juamogorao automoDuisis is to oe ex- tended bv president V. R. Stiles and secretary A. W. Reeves, of the chamber of commerce, or. behalf of the Automo- h,l Ml anH tfc ,.hnw Mr rnr w in he i1cp1 nt nn hv acting nresident - - - - - C. B. Stevens for permission to hold tbe picnic at his ranch. Judge A. S. J. Eylar and Z. L. Cobb are to be invited to make speeches at the meeting. Every auto mobilist in Ei Paso will be welcomed on the trip, regardless of whether he is a member of the Automobile club or cham ber of commerce. This is ode of the steps the Automo bile club planned to stimulate interest in automobile matters and is only one of the features planned for the future. Runs to Hueco Tanks, Las Cruces, Dem in and elsewhere are to be planned by the club to follow tbe June 1 event. The Sunday following the trip to r-- -... l.. . .- f vi I I v,vo ,..w.. ..UMri .k i -. i caiuornia law which appears to limit Paso automobilists, each accompanied j its action, so far as It recognizes Jap by a hired laborer, will make the ran J anese rights to the existing treaty of over the Borderland route in tbe direc tion of Doming- to make repairs to the road between Canutillo and Lanark; to repair the Canutillo hill and straighten the road between its crossing over the S. P. and Lanark and make other im provements, t Membership Campaign. A new campaign for members is to be undertaken at once.. The club has less than 200 members on its rolls, and an effort is to be made to add" the name of every automobile owner in El Paso. Each member present at the meeting Tuesday pledged himself to secure 10 new members by June 1. The roads leadimr into and eat of El Paso are all to be signed ae gown as pos sible. J. J. Kaster. chairman of the com mittee on signs, is arranging to have a number of iron signs made -and attached to iron posts, for placing at road forks .ind turns. R. H. Rinehart offered his rar for service in helping to put up the signs. Otber members made like tenders. Red, White and Green. On suggestion oi .T. J. Kaster. it was agreed that tbe colore .red white and green be painted on telegraph and fence posts along the Borderland route in this section and that other communities along tbe route be communicated with and asked to put up the same signs, j I hesc colors would denote that the driver was on the Borderland route "on the May to Mexico" wherever they are pcen and would become typical of this route. The matter of a paid secretary for the flub was also discussed and this will he taken up as soon as the membership list is properly increased. The club has not been undulv active for some time and it is the intention of acting presi dent Stevens and the directors to put new life into the organization and get to work in accomplishing something of general good for the community. Good Roads Help Everybody. While good roads are not wholly the province of automobilists. they are gen erally taking the- initiative everywhere. Good roads bring tourists and tourists bring money to the whole community, looking at it only from an automobilist's standpoint, and thus the work of the club is widelv felt but the good roads serve a further purpose in aiding the fanners and ranchers to get better and quicker transportation. , All communities have come to recognize not only tbe advantage, but the necessity for good roads, and the members of the Auto mobile club feel that, they are doing much good for the whole community in their work for good roads for the fommunitv. Thev therefore feel no hesitancy in calling on every automobile jinsn-itxitj in uiiiiii wii trvi t auiuuiwuc owner in the citv to contribute a mem- 1 rrhin 5n the assnciatKui for u onnA f hership in the association for the good work. All funds of the club are used in improving bad stretches of road or in placing signs where they are needed to guide the traveler. Borderland Association. At the meeting Tuesda- night the club r.lsn decided to accept the invitation of the Warren District Commercial cluh to join a proposed organization of all cities on the Borderland route to boost it and advertise it to the world. It was decided to impress upon San Diego and Loo Angeles the necessity of providing a good road between Yuma and the Pai-ific coast, as the rest of the Borderland route is good in almost all places. 3fHW TBUKGRAPJI .CHIEF. Filberto Gomez has been appointed chief of the federal telegraph office in Juarez to succeed Alberto Guido. who will be stationed at some other point." Free Tickets For Boys for Baseball Games Saturday k to be Ei Paso Herald day at the baseball park. Tbe Herald wfll distribute free tickets to every boy in every Herald family in El Paso under 1 6 years of age. Tbe tickets will be distributed at Tbe Herald otfice Saturday afternoon at I oclock. Conditions will be printed in The Herald tomorrow afternoon. Get tbe paper, boys, read tbe condi tions and get tbe tickets Saturday. Tbe 1 3th cavalry team will play tbe El Paso team Saturday afternoon and a good game is promised. What boy k there who does not like to go to a baseball game? Every boy's ambition k to see as many games as possible, but sometimes the price keeps him away. Saturday he will not need the price. He will go as the guest of The Herald. Watch for tomorrow's paper for the conditions. REPLY TO m m IS JAPAN EXCELLENT Japanese Ambassador Is Notified that California Land Bill Will Be Signed. CABINET TO DISCUSS JAPANESE PROTEST ASINGTON. D. C. May 15. President Wilson has arranged to confer with secretary Bryan early tomorrow morn ins: before the cabinet meeting to draft a reply to the forrpal protest by Japan against the California anti-alien land bill, which Gov. Johnson has announced he will sign. hU .. h 5in .-. t e'j anese ambassador. Indications are that The note will be submitted to the i. ..... .. . . i :"..," T ",-."rAJ5,c'uu,cu.V vnA AmrA . n vama.,1 im.,ab..km a i mnftiu uie jtrsiautLiuii iukii, as well i as questions of discrimination 'raised by : japan, win oe luuy aennea. Ambassador is Notified, v- Johnson's decision toslp the S.'?ia Dai;ai'n JLad b,";J,e1P"e ?VM protests, was unofficially ' tuuiuiumtaieu iuaay 10 viscount (JBlnda, the Japanese ambassador, as a matter of information, with the understanding that secretary Bryan may later present Gov. Johnson's answer Officially, with such comment as he may wish to make in behalf of the federal government. Mr. Bryan is in New York and in his absence the subject will be Considered by counselor Moore. Japan May Have Rejoinder. When the ambassador has received secretary Bryan's formal commnnlcs- tion. it will be necessary for him to communicate it to the foreign office at Tokio and receive instructions for pre paring a rejoinder, so that probably a week will elapse before the negotia tions can move another step. Interest has been excited txv Clav "r""""" ." MMuyii oi inai pari i Johnson's quotation of that part of the 1911, and there is some speculation as io wneiner mat was intended to fore shadow a refusal on the part of the California authorities to be bound by the stipulations of any treaty that may be hereafter negotiated between the united States and Japan that would ap pear to be in conflict with the provis ions of the new law. ALIEN LAW NEEDED, -SAYS GOV. JOHNSON j California KxecBtive, in Message to See- reiary state, sayn Imvt Is In Accordance With. Treaty. Sacramento. Calif "Ma v 15. Em. lag his determination tovaign the alien tana Din recently passed by the legts- I water In the river, there were no lature. Gov. Hiram W. Johnson, of Cal- i springs and scarcely any signs of mois ifornia. telegraphed to secretary of I tare, which woitld indicate an unusu state Bryan a lengthy explanation of a,UT iP-viosfoundation. the position TaSen by "the legislature in I Thc sand-cement plant, which was nacoin., A. kin tk I satisfactorilv ooerated for several -.'.' . ; UXi. XUC UICBHHKH W M K in answer to the request telegraphed to the governor by secretary Bryan at the direction of president Wilson that the bill be vetoed. In the message, he says: "In the phraseology of this bill, in those whom it affects, in its scope and in its purpose, we believe we are with in our !&il and our moral right, and i..a.i e are aoing only what is im peratively demanded for th nrntix-tiiin . and preservation of our state In this enactment, we have kept ever in mind our national good faith, as evidenced !y existing treaties, and our desire and anxiety have been to act only in snch fashion aswnuKt mnn.nj ,. . 8ncn !" iaS.WOU, Commend US to OUr sister stales" and would" 1... m," " i our fellow .tr-,, " Objections From Japan. The objections . to our bin as based first, upon the treaty obligations of the nation, and, secondly, upon the as sertion that our act is offensive and discriminatory, the protest to our measure, as your telegram states, comes ?.m.lhe r?Prentative of Japan. The bill that is now before me. as you know, provides substantially in its first zenship under the laws of the United VT" anens eligible to eiti f" " acquire real property in J-nitfTK manner citizens of the Lnited States, and the second section provides that all aliens other thaS those mentioned in the first section may acquire real property in thl man ner and to the extent and for the pur poses prescribed by any treatv now ex isting between the government of the Jrf'lSi8" and the natim or counto' of which such aliens are citisens or subjects. aa may. m addition? Teas for a period of three years lands for agricultural purposes. "Thus we have made existing treaties a part of our law and thus have wl .- c.c.jr nSni mat any foreien nation htr int......! " iuicigll nation, by international contrail his HniSt,e1 Upon Proving wUh ur n" tional government." ,,. Kpferendam Threatened. !, t " " " c v. tu telegram j? ec on r .TPBy ovv the alien land bill iLr7n,a' " .far the California Hiuiiuihirnnn to -.- -fi1"8" " unl June 16 in which to --o vc ti, ana in tne normal coi of events, it will h... T'r"' course Sibils ?f90 days fro s ciosrVof i1 SlS,lat,u"e'-or on AuS"st 10. next toheck HSVt V"at m,ht "-ise to cnecK its operation from and aftoi- that date is the threatened referend., petiUon. which Theodore B?n " Democratic leader, has said he would KffiS the m - BIG ELEVATOR BURNS' LOSS IS $1,000,000 Buffalo, N. Y.. May 15. Fire today destroyed the mammoth elevator FVl hio and Louisiana streets, 70M0&0 bushels of grain the elevator1? capaci- SftJS?, hous ot the nre boat Potter. The loss will exceed ? 1,000,000. WILL PROiESS U Little Seepage to Hinder the Progress of Workmen at Elephant Butte. LABOR QUESTION IS A LITTLE ANNOYING (By E. H. Baldwin, Cons. Kng.) ELEPHANT BUTTE, X. M-. May 15. During the latter part of April the grab buckets, which had been excavating about 120 cubic yards of sand and gravel per day on the dam site, were removed from cableways and skips substitued in order to help out the derricks, which were handling boulders and loose rock on a section prepare an area of the foundation about 1 : . ...... 2o feet square, adjacent to tne nume section, for masonry so that concreting could be going on while the balance of excavation was being completed, thus enabling a larger force to be employed and consequently hasten the work. The material excavated during the fiast month has been mainly boulders, oose rock interlaid with broken shale and clay, and some thin layers of hard sandstone, the most of which required blasting, but deposits near sound bed rock had to be carefully handled, much of it loosened with picks and wedges in order to avoid cracking the founda tion. This, of course, has been tedious 'work, the volume excavated daily was small as compared with the output when handling 'sand and gravel. There was also more of this to remove than i was expected, as the surface of the bedrock, though corresponding exactly wun tne location shown bv diamond drill borings, was in manv places shat tered and had to be removed to a greater -depth than anticipated. In several places the "excavation is now at a dnth rf s n tr-ft Koinw the lowest point of old river bed and in one place even deeper. The large areas of bedrock thus far exposed indicate an excellent foundation, the rock dip- ping at such an angle as to afford the best possible protection against sliding and presenting a Very uneven surface which is very desirable for same reason, Yith the exception of a narrow strip at both heel and toe of the dam. work on which was hitherto not possible on account of position of the derricks and water pipe lines, this area is about ready for concreting: but in order to carrv the work most economically, no concrete will be placed until the above mentioned areas are ready. i-mnll seepage. One or the most unexpected and com- 1 forting features disclosed by the opera- ; tions thus far is the small quantity or seepage water encountered. At no i time has the seepage exceeded two : cubic feet par second and even in ' places where the excavation was more than 90 feet below tbe level of the J " . - . ?T "" "17" !!" "" a . H TV ' The concrete mixing i plant has likewise been tested outl ' minor defects corrected and is in ex- cellent condition for the severe work it will be called upon to perform. A large amount of stone has been got out in the quarry, including fragments for crusher and sand-cement plant, as IS well as large plums for the dam. A number of drill holes, each over 160 feet deep, have been driven in the-ouar- I rv" when additional stone is needed, ' tnev wJ11 be loaded and fired and will i furnten a great' quantity of material. I T ,5,-b.er ctn'",OB- ,. . Labor conditions have been somewhat "unsatisfactory of late, but steps have Kn fk-n to ,nnl,.mnt th. imnlv been taken, to, supplement the. supply jana a steaay improvement in tnis re- oiiu a. Bicau uitpi vKiiiKiu. in mis rif- spect is noticed. At the present time. I when there is necessarily so much hand j wont on tne excavation, preparing the bedrock for masonry, a shortage of labor affects the output much more no ticeably than when such work is be ing done by machinorv. But with a JhTSJSt iJffii.1KinS2Ca" large area of bed rock uncovered, in ' ffLJyJt ! is confidentlv expected that the mason ry will be up to the elevation of the ,d riVCr beA by the cloa ot th re1"- TELLS OF WORK ON THE BIG DAM Project -Knglncer Enlightens EI Paseans. Automobile Club Appeals for More HembcrtkipK. Five times bigger than the Mills building. 100 feet higher, and with a storage capacity which would cover the state of Delaware with two feet of water, was project engineer L. M. Lawson's comparative picture of the Elephant Butte dam, which he gave at the chamber of commerce luncheon Thursday. Mr. Lawson was the principal speaker at the weekly luncheon and gave the members a number of new ideas about the big project and what it would ac complish. He said the dam would form a lake 41 miles long and six miles wide, and the main canal would be one of the largest in the world. He said mat the work was being done a" rapidly aqd economically as possible and that the foundation would be completed within a few days, when the dam prop er would be started. The project en gineer appealed to the chamber of commerce to assist in settling the lands, in getting the lands tilled and in mak ing the big project a complete success. Charles B. Stevens, vice president of the Automobile club, made a talk for good roads for 1 Paso and the val leys. He said that the club owed $400 for repairing the road from the Canu tillo valley onto the mesa and toward the west. He made an appeal for new members and announced that a trip -. ould be made by automobile to the St. Augustine ranch of W. W. Cox. in the Organ mountains on Sunday, June 1. He said he wanted at least 100 to go on this trip and to meet the Is Prawn good roads enthusiasts there for a conference and picnic He said that the Auto club needed engineer Lawson for its next president and needed his help in building automobile roads along the canalst as had been done in the Salt River valley. He reviewed the work that had been done by the auto mobile club and auto dealers on the Deming and Hueco Tanks road and predicted an increase in trade for the merchants by reason of the increased cross country travel as well as addi tional local traffic to SI Paso to trade secretary a. v. Keeves announced that the first week of the membership campaign had ended with' 41 new members. There were 74 at the luncheon Thursday, which was held in the main dining room of the Sheldon hotol. Next week the luncheon will be given in the, banquet hall of the Paso del Isorte, on the roof. PRIVATE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS ARE CHEAP Pour Dollars An Acre for Million Vcre Project Colorado Aan(s t. S. to Sue for M ater. Washrinnt.in I C. May 15 I'un&id er.ttion if uri,t;v u i is'ition and re la- CuuUiik I uu ;s,..t J.'io-;. TRAP THE FLY I CRUSADE S STARTED Let Every Citizen Aid, and the City Will Be Fiyless in Few Years; Danger! BETTER TO TRAP NOW THAN SWAT LATER Here's Fly Antidote -o- -o- (t Screen the Cradle" Here are .fly apberhras Mhlch the people ef EI Psse are urged to keep well in nilad: It in better to screen the cradle and wear a Krai I e than moo IT at the precaution and near mourning. Flies In the dining room precede Banrs In the sick room. A fly In the milk or on any food may mean ttlckneMs In the family. A fly hni natHral enemies; the meet perisitrtcnt and most effective should he man. It cnnttt lent to liny n screen door, or Mcreen off the stable, than to get Sick and lay off for a month. lict one or mere iiy trap ana TRAP THE FI.Y. MAKK EI, PASO PRACTICALLY FLYLBSS IX A PEW YKARS. fcil Trap tne ny now. Summer is coming on and I ' flies trapped now will prevent j many flies from being bred in the sum mer montns. 1 Flies are bred in manure stables, and these should be screened off so that no , Aes can escape. They should all be caught in these stables, Thousand Lort by Sickness, Thousands and thousands of dollars .are lost through sickness and disease on account of the fly, for the fly is the carrier of disease germs, and every fly j that is trapped means that much pre- ventfon from disease. l It is better to trap the flies than to swat them because more Of them are caught, the process is continual and cleaner. The flies are caught in one place and not scattered all over the house. Everybody in El Paso should put his shoulder to the wheel, clean up all filthy matter because "flies breed in it raD the flv and this eltr- will h. prtiea?ly flyless t a few vVarl Frac"cauy niess in a tew yiars. .,-,-,, -I-Ii-kjn.T-. T . . jrUXV-Ei X KJXJJJ JjiiW IS STRENGTHENED Catoty Attorneys Inclined to Accept Its PiovishMiH Lightly. last Act oh InetrHCiion. Austin. Texas. May 15. Answering fen inquiry made by pure food eommis- ..... s,ner addoh. tne attorney general's itpr,artmt tir hit ih.t - .-.,. mnntv nttmav av.... ka A - quire' the commissioner to appear in person for the purpose of makinc affi davits in any county for the violation of the pure food laws is not only un reasonable but would have the effect ill... w. .. "..-- "VkI" -,.'"h V' !:'?. .!?? ' pure food commissioner had pointc d out that certain cojntv attor- j neys had declined to file complaints nle trc commissioner made them in person. It is also hld to be the duty of the sheriff, constable, marshall or policeman to make the complaints when apprised of the fact. SUFFSAGETS PLANT MOSE FAKE BOMBS London. Kng.. May 15. A militant suffraget bomb was found during the night in the National Gallery, which i contains valuable art in the very center I i Trafalgar square. filled6 wTthTve crfdgVwrappe'n- a copy .of the SultrageC It was labelled Wills to break the windows of the National Gallery." There was no mechanism or detonator connected with the explosives and the "bomb" was therefore, like many previous ones, harmless. Set Plre to Church Organ Militants set fire to the organ in the parish church of Penn. Bucking hamshire, which, because of its assoc iation with the founder of Pennsyl vania, was of great interest to Ameri cans. A paper was found inscribed: "Suffragists cause incendiarism for votes." Six militant suffraget leaders and a male adherent of the "cause" were committed for trial at the Old Bailey Sessions on charges of conspiracy un der the malicious damage act. All of then pleaded not guilty and reserved their defence- Bail was allowed on the prisoners' promise to refrain from mili tancy pending trial. U. S. TREASURY MUST REFUND A MILLION Washington. D. C. May 15. More than $1,000,000, collected in corpora tion taxes, must be surrendered by the treasury as a resnlt of the supreme court's decision that a corporation leasing Its property and deriving its only income from that lease is not "doing business." within the meaning of the law, and is not taxable. a . REYES IIAXD CONCERTS 4fe. ASSURED FOR SUMMER Rayo B. Reyes has decided to begin his Friday night con- ccerts in Cleveland Square next Friday. In soliciting funds to pay for these concerts, he has &- succeeded in raising about half & the am.onut. and reels that by next Friday he will have com pleted the list. He is askinsr the merchants to pay the band $65 a week for these concerts. With the Second cavalry band's complimentary concerts on Tuesday evenings and the Reyes concerts on Friday even ings, the city will have plenty of music during the summer months. DAILY RIDDLES QUESTIONS. 1. Why is a dressmaker not like ly to lose her hooks? 2. Why is a black woman like a doorway? 3. Why- do cabmen prefer tall women to short ones? 4. What did Adam and Eve do whf-n t'lt-j w-ere expelled from Eden? a. When is a man duplicated? Answers will be found under their appropriate numbers scattered through the Classified Advertising pages. INTERVENTION IN MEXICO IS Missionary Tells Baptists That Armed Force Is All That Will Restore Peace. BIBLE NOT KNOWN TO THE MASSES, HE SAYS ST. LOUIS, MO., May 15. "Armed intervention by the United States is the only thing, in my judgment, that will restore peace in Mexico," said missionary R. P. Mahon, of Morelia. state of Michoacan, Mexico, in an ad dress before the Southern Baptist con vention here today. "I have been unable io return to my work in MexiCu fr the last two months on account of revolutions and revolu tions against revolutionists. The oun try is in absolute chaos and without hope of getting together if led by any n9 its mvn nflllA Says UIble Is Xot IvnoTrn. "A governor of a prominent state told me he hoped we missionaries would establish a school in every village and town in his dominion, as he believed the missionary schools 'Will redeem Mexico. The Bible is not known to the common people of Mexico and many of the priests don't allow the people to read the Bible. fThls governor told me that he be lieved that only a system of education like that of the United States would redeem Mexico. He urged us mission aries to begin such a system and prom ised to protect us with troops if neces sary. Vice, ignorance, gambling and extreme poverty hold the majority of people in Mexico down. Intervention Is Only Hope. an the light of these facts, the only hone I can see for Mexico is armed in tervention by this country. More than 50 percent of Mexico's population have never learned to read or write any language. More than 75 percent or Mexican men with families are un faithful to their families. The mission ary work in Mexico cannot be pushed ahead now and many Mexicans of edu cation .would not object to our inter vention. 9he convention elected the following .W..-. vAv Viiwin rhnrUs Dftntan. president; Rev. Dr. Lansing Burrows, I of Americus. Ga.. and Rev. Oliver Ful ler Gregory, df Staunton. Va.. secre I taries: George Xorton. Louisville, Sy I treasurer, and William P. Harvey, Har- rodsburg. icy., auanor. Texas teadn In Mlnsloas. It was shown that. Texas led all states in contributions, giving J1. 000 to home missions, and $56,000 to foreign missions. AMEEKJAinOLLED AT LA JUNTA, CHIH. IVra. Protexter, a Conductor. After Kill ing One Mexican and Yioaadios Another. Neet.i Death. After he had shot and killed one Mexican and seriously wounded anoth er. Wm. Protester, a conductor on the San Antonlo-Jiinaca branch of the Mexico Xorth Western railroad, was himself shot and killed at La Junta, Me.: on Monday by the woanded man, who i-sed a rifle. On! meager details of the shooting ha" iern receied. The American en gli C(T had engaged in a fight with the two Mcv.ci.ri. and killed one of them, said to be a cousin of Pascual Orozco. and had wounded a second. Then the latter, with a rifle, fired at Protexter and fatally wounded him. In a critical condition. Protester was placed aboard a train for Chihuahua City, but died en route to the state capital. "Wili'am Protexter had lived in Mex ico fo- many years and was well known to railroad men. especially in the re public. In Torreon about eight yean ago he shot and killed a prominent Mexican doctor because of domestic troubles. He was sentenced, to serve eight years in the state penitentiary in Chihuahua, but was paroled and never required to go to prison. He was employed on the Minaca-San Antonio branch of the North Western. He was in El Paso about four months ago. undergoing treatment for a slight injury sustained in the service. He ) was about 43 years old. J tie nas a daugnter. anpposed to oe in Kl Paso. He carried a life insurance policy in her favor for '$3500, it is said. OWNERS SWEAR AWAY THEIR OWN CATTLE Tell Sonorn Government They nave Only Certain -omlier. to Escape Tax; Ahete Xnrabcr Confiscated. Douglas. Ariz.. May 15. The manner In which thousands of head of cattle have been acouired in the state of So nora from former owners, became known today. A call was recently is sued for all owners to list their hold ings with the tax agents. Fearing that this presaged heay taxation, many owners underestimated their holdings, some as much as 75 percent. When all owners had appeared, the state sent vaqu-ro? into various distiicts and the grand roundup commenced. As it preceded, lists were consulted and the number sworn to by ea ch own er under his brand were set aside. Th rest, although bearing the same brand, were confiscated to tbe state because the "ownership is unknown." Attempts to secure possession of the caltie on the part of former owners are futile Th first lists having been sworn to. claiming the cattle now means errest for perjurv and imprisonment. CLAIM UTTER ROUT OF FEDERAL ARMY AmrrlranH Say Rebel Droe the Fed- erals Hack Into t!nHj-nins In Great Disorder: T.O Dead." Nogales. .rix.. May 15. After a de moralizing route, the remains of the federal army under Gen. Gii is believed to have reached safely Empalme, a suburb of Guaymas. If CoL Hill's in surgents cut off the retreat to the south as surmised, they were unable to hold back the fleeing federals, who Sunday abandoned much ammunition and supplies, promptly seized by the victorious "Constitutionalists," north of the gulf port. American refugees arriving here to day confirm the report of Gen. Obre gon. tht rebel commander, asserting that full 500 of the federals wer killed outright, while only 60 of the state troops were killed and 13 wound ed. This unubuai proportion is credited to the disorder in which the federals re treated. Of an army numbering originally 2500, onlv 1200 reached Empalme. re port those arrivins here from the front. Below Ortiz., the state troop base, there is no tolerapli oporatinsr. and the gtn eral tonfuston s far has permitted fe c'efinit'1 d- tails In loaih the stato cui tal. It i T-s, rti'd. hver that ifcu state troops at once will attack Guay rms and Empalme if already the as sault is not in iroprtss In ui" 'id f'T ins sufcos.-, i;.n VVViiunu.'.i u:i ..i Jn,'i TWO MEN, FIJCINE BANK V1T. MUPD HIE Holes Have to Be Bored Through the Concrete and Steel Vaults and Pipes Inserted to Give Them Air While Workmen Pick the Lock of Big Vault in the New El Paso Bank. TWO Mexjcaa workmen were on deposit in the vault of tie Secartiy Trnsfi and Savings bank Wednesday sunning. Like tie et in "Alias Jimmi Valentine," the vault door closed on Domingo Veiassaes and Jose Orona. while they were working with the combination lock. The Mexicans were impris oned in the big vault for two hours and a half, until A. T. Samwoxth, city electri cian, could work the combination and release them. The combination lock on the Security bank's vault had not been working satisfactorily and W. E. Fletcher, a concrete contractor, undertook to repair it. He sent his two Mexican helpers inside to test the bolts and closed the door from the outside. The tumblers set and the Mexicans were prisoners -within the vault. Fearing that they weald suffocate, Fletcher drilled two small holes through the, roof of the steel vault and put rubber tubes through these holes for the Mexi cans to breathe through. In the meantime Samworth was sent for, and after they had been in the tem porary prison two hours and a half, the tumblers slipped back in answer to tie, combination and the doors swung open. The Mexicans were sucking away at the tubes for fresh air from the outside and suffered no ill effect from their confinement. HAKERSnT PHOENIX UP I THE I Hunt Preparing Veto of the Criminal Code; Measure May Probably Die. ONLY CONFERENCE COMMITTEES WORK PHOENIX Arrt, May 15. A number of legislators admitted today that they never 'would consent to vote to overrida the governor's veto of the penal code except for the distinct un derstanding that Hunt would invoke the referendum. " Petitions to refer the law wBI he cir culated through Artsona by the uU capital punishment learfwa SaenBcra and other fries!. sf the. gaKftmma, With a corps ot . assistants. Hunt worked most of the bight - on his veto mesage, having decided not to wait the ful five days. The meSage probably will be de livered tomorrow forenoon. Senator Hughes and representatives Irvine. Murphy. Lewis. Brooks. Whipple. Kerr, Johnson and Wren declared they will vote against the code after the veto. Today both houses are considering nothing except conference reports. An agreement to consider nothing else was reached last night. The senate passed the Craig bill, amended to rive Frisco $50,000 and San Dieo $?5c000 for an Arizona ex hibit. Conference committees were appointed. The principal struggle is on the gen eral appropriations bill now. Babbitt, a house conferee, insisted that the $30,000 appropriation for an experimental farm in the Salt River vallev be put back in the bill, and Roberts will not hear to it. There are also other points of difference. Day ofTeHseness There was more excitement inside the walls of the capital yesterday than for many years. It was a day of tense ness, of grimness. but entirely without dramatic moments unless those mo ments occurred during the star chamber sessions that occupied half the afternoon. Immediately after the noon reoess. the senate went into executive session to hear the report of the committee sent earlier in the day to see what the governor was going to do about the penal code. Governor Hunt had told the commit tee that he would veto the code, and told them so in no uncertain terms. (Continued on Next Page) MEXICANS BREAK INTO LIKE THE FARE AND THE WALLED TENTS PRISON CAMP A T FOR T AMERICAN seMiers at Fort Bliss find H necessary to prevent Mexicans from becoming prisoners rather than in detaining tne 260 oM federal soldiers already held at tne Texas' army pest. A report that many of tbe Mexican soldiers had escaped led yesterday to a cosnt, winch showed that there were six more prisoners than originally transported here from Kaco, Axis. The recent altering of .the prisoners' mess from regular meals to black beans is credited with tbe popularity of detention. The soldiers whs ss long defended Naco, Sonera, are housed in comfortable walled tents formerly used hy United States infantry. The cost of their upkeep has been much reduced by their prefer ence for beans and nnleven pancakes to the food supplied the American soldier-. The war department so far has specified no dispositien of the prisoners win were captured when the insurgents finally drove them over the line. Join The Automobile Club; Help Boost Good Roads THE El Paso Automobile club is opening its campaign for new members Every automobile owner in El Paso who can jof-a should do so should strain a point to try. The Automobile club is working for ood roads into and ont of El Paso; it is working to pat up signs so that people will not get lost; it is working for El Paso. Every good road is worth many time? what it costs. The whole town benefits and the Automobile club's work is in a good cause. Less than 200 automobilists have been supporting the club and they have about exhausted their funds; is fact, the members have donated large sums on several occasions to carry oat road repair work, a work of benefit to the entire city. Wow they are going on a campaign to bring in every antomobihst in the city. All owners of cars should take a pride in joining and displaying the emblem of the club on the radiator of the car. To show the emblem shows progress. The club does are only 50 cents a month. The initial fee is S4, $1 to the club, $1 to the state association, $1 to the American association and $1 for the monogram. This makes the first year's expense $10; thereafter it is $6 a year. EIGHT KILLED. 14 INJURED, INTQJ100 Twister Cuts PatE a Block Wide and 16 Blocks Long Through Seward, Neb, CHILD IS BLOWN OUT OF MOTHER'S ARMS SEWARD, Neb., May 15- Eight per sons were kilted and 14 injured in the tornado which swept a district one block wide and 16 blocks long in the north part of this city last night. shortly before 6 oclock. The dead: Mrs. Wtllian Hassinger, Mrs. G W RdxaoBds, Mrs. David Hoover, Samut-1 Crim, ftsgBMrt SctunKa, Hrm.s:hulu little daughter of August SchTrtts. M-3 David Imtay. itxs- C. W. Wasserman Baby B Xarrovr Eeape. At the Schultz place where u:.-- ' Schultz and a 4 year old child lost t. -lives, a baby boy of two months ,i blown out of the mother's arms t-.i dropped down within a yard of w hi . his father and sister had been kill n flying debris. Mrs. Schultz and anoth child were pinioned under the vr -age of the kitchen but were rescued 1 volunteer firemen, who formed a reli. ' partv soon after the 3torm passed Last week Mrs. W G. Edmonds's hus band died following a sudden illne? His widow mourned deeply for him and expressed a wish to join him soon Yesterday's storm claimed her in its list of dead. She was struck by a fly ing timber and killed. x Tottm Escape Tvrfarter. Advices from Tamora. Staplehurst. Waco. Bee and Utica. west of Seward. which were reported damaged, say that all those towns were out of the track of the storm. Wires to McCool Junc tion ar still down and no direct re ports have been received from there. Many Building Destroyed. The tornado farmed northeast of the city and swept across the country, taking many buildings along its course. It struck the western, or residence por tion, of Seward, and swept everything in its path clean. It came on to the town so suddenly that only a few of the people had an opportunity to run to cellars or other places of refuge- Those killed generally were caught in. the wreckage of their homes which, were crushed like egg-shells. Crowd Flees from BaH Park. Three hundred people were witness ins a baseball game until - within 1 minutes before the tornado struck. (Continued on Next Page).