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DEDICATED TO THE SERVICE OF THE PEOPLE, THAT KO GOOD CAUSE SHALL LACK A CHAMPION, AKD THAT EVIL SHALL HOT THRIVE UNOPPOSED." i H. D. Stater, Editor-in-Chief and controlling owner, has directed The Herald fcr 15 Years; G. A. Martin is News Editor. EL PASO HERALD Editorial and Magazine Page Wednesday, July Ninth, 1913. THIRTY-THIRD YEAR OF PUBLICATION Superior exclusive features and complete news report by Associated Press Iuwd Wtee and S00 Special Correspondents covering Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas. Mexico, Wash ington. D. C and New York. , . d ... Published by Herald News Co.. Inc.: H. D. Slater (owner of two-thirds interest) President. J a Wilmarth (owner of one-flfth interest) Manager; the remaining; one-eighth interest is owned among 12 stockholders who tie as follows: H. U Capen. H. k. Stevens. J. A. Smith. J. J. Mundy. Waters Davis. H. A. True. McGlennon estate. W. P. Payne. R. C. Canby. G. A. Martin. A. L. Sharpe. and John P. Ramsey. Redeeming the DR. MACDONALD, of the department of sericulture of the South African union, says in a recent report: "We in South Africa have grown a rainless wheat. We have grown wheat without a single drop of rain falling upon it from seed time until harvest.'' In other words, "We in South Africa'' have rediscovered the knowledge of the ancients, and have begun to learn all over again the trick of storing the rainfall in the soil from one year to another, making of the earth a natural reservoir, and growing crops with plenty of water instead of depending on the very uncertain and irregular, if not wholly deficient, rainfall. The variety of wheat used in South Africa was imported from the dry belt of Italy. It belongs to the Durum, group, and is called Apulia. The method is the well known "dry farming" system that has been used in the wesetra United States for the last 20 years with a degree of success depending entirely upon the degree of intelligence and industry with which it has been applied. The ground is plowed deeply. Then it is constantly cultivated so as to form a mulch of dust on the surface, which permits the rain to seep in bat resists evapora tion by breaking the continuity of the capilary channels. The land is allowed to lie fallow for a year and absorb the rain. A crop is planted the second year. Thereafter, in South Africa, the annual rainfall is conserved by cultivation, and the wheat grows and matures each year upon the stored waters of the previous seasons. In the United States, the preferred practice is to use the land only once in two years. A farm is divided into tracts and the various subdivisions are fanned every two years, the alternate years of each tract being employed ia stor ing water. This system is a proved success wherever the annual rainfall is as much as 20 inches. Some crops are grows successfully when the annual raiafal is as low as 15 or 16 inches. If the average be below that, there is great risk of loss, because it takes the most careful, constant, and intelligent .application of the cultivation principle to hold the water in the soil in sufficient quantity to insure crops ia the years that are below the average in rainfall. In the fertile plains country around El Paso within say 150 miles, the re demption of the land is coming through pumped wells. The time is coming, and ot far distant, when the plains all around El Paso will be used in this way, and successfully and profitably farmed. When the land is needed, it will be peopled, because the way is well understood, and the risk is nothing, where water is developed in this manner and intelligently applied. The Election THERE IS every reason why the proposed constitutional amendments, to be voted on Saturday, July 19, should carry by a large majority. No valid argument can be brought against them. AH the opposition that has ap peared in Texas has been based on purely sectional and factional considerations that have no place in the discussion of such matters and deserve no consideration from voters. Every consideration of good government and sound public finance demands that the state's educational, penal, and charitable institutions be equipped with such lands, buildings, and furnishing as shall fit them to perform the service for which they are established. And it is not just, reasonable, or necessary to pay for permanent equipment of the great state institutions, out of current taxes. In the last two years $1,000,000 was collected through the general tax for the purpose of erecting buildings for these institutions, and this sort of thing has been going on for years and will continue to go on in future if the constitution be not changed only tbe demands will continue to increase and the current tax burden will be correspondingly increased. The $600000 a year which the taxpayers have been contributing directly in the recent past toward permanent new construction for state institutions will not begin to cover the requirements of similar nature for the near future. But if the needs of this sort had been met by bond issues in the last few years, the cost to taxpayers for interest and sinking funds would have been only $60,000 a year instead of the $500,000 a year which they were forced to put up under the mis taken policy now followed. As weU try to build railroads out of revenue from passenger fares and freight, as try to establish adequate permanent plants for the state's public service institu tions out of revenue from current taxes. These institutions are to be used for tbe benefit of all the people of the state for a great many years to come. The buildings erected now eugfit to be good for 50 years at least. Why should not those who come after as, pay a part or the cost of these things? Why saddle it all onto those who happen to be putting up the taxes ngfct now? The amending of the constitution on July 19 will permit the issue of bonds to take care of these requirements, and make it possible to build up the state's institutions to a decent standard of efficiency as to their physical plant, while at the same time actually reducing the burden of current taxes. The pocketbook argument, if no other, should lead every voter to support actively the constitutional amendments at the special election July 19. Each tax payer will be the direct gainer if the measure carries. Racing As PHOEfllX, Arisona, will put up $30,000 in prizes for her fall races at the annual state fair. Ho other city or state, is doing more to elevate racing and restore it to its old status as a decent sport, than Phoenix and Arisona are doing. The racing game in Phoenix at the annual fair is recognized as a legitimate sport and gives strong financial and popular backing, but that is be cause the institution has been established there on a sound basis of real sport and sot made dependent on the gambling end of the business, like the Juarez track and most of these formerly operated in the United States before they were out lawed. At Phoenix one stake of $6000 is hung up by the board of trade for pacers, and another stake of $6000 is offered by copper mining companies for trotters; other prises to the total of $30,000 are enough to attract the best horseflesh and plenty of it. Phoenix is naturally becoming a favorite winter training ground for race horses. Outdoor work every day under perfect climatic conditions cannot be had in the east, and horsemen are learning to appreciate what the southwest has to offer in the way of wintering facilities, keeping horses in the best possible condi tion during the off season. If racing is ever to be redeemed from the degradation into which tbe gamblers have plunged it, sacrificing a noble sport fo their own criminal greed, the re demption win come through such splendid cooperative efforts as that at Phoenix, where the word "sport' is recognised as meaning something different from high way robbery and pocket picking. One-Sentence JLAKKK. MEDITATIONS. ( Philadelphia Record.) If you want your money to go a long way. don't bet it. Mall it. It s much better to be op and doing than to be down and being done. Time has touched many a woman lishtu who used to be a brunette. Success is largely a matter of a good beginning. Also a knowledge of when to quit Some people never pay anybody, be cause they feel that they owe so much to themselves. Many a man has found it easier to mount the ladder of fame than to climb the stool of repentance. Hoax "He's a settlement worker?" Joax Why, I thought you told me he was a Din collector. Hoax -Well. what's the difference?" rOIXTED PARAGRAPHS. (Chicago News.) True love talks little and acts foolish. Taking advice is sometimes worse than giving it. High living never qualifies one for the higher life. Either take things as they come or turn your back and let them go. The meat trust makes the lover of pork chops bristle with indignation. Did you ever get nervous pros tra il from trying to make others happy No? "Arid" Plains On July 1 9 A Sport Philosophy GLOBE SIGHTS. (Atchison Globe.) It is har dto raise a prize fern and children on the same premises. A woman who hasn't a husband over estimates the care she would give one. An automobile is like a woman; when it is on the main street of the town a good deal it creates "talk." It is sometimes well to send daugh ter away on a vacation so mother can gee a little much needed rest. No young gent in a track suit will ever win a beauty prise, although he may compete successively in other events. Nearly every woman knows enough French to pronounce lingerie in the ut terly outlandish and correct manner set fcrth in leading lexicons. JOUR.NAL ENTRIES. , (Topeka Journal.) Most folk's idea of justice is to have things their own way. It's -hard work to keep smiling all the time but it's worth the effort. People never hesitate to believe in luck when It is of the good variety. Complaints are annoying but every thing would soon be running along in a slip-shod maner without them. A man seldom has any trouble in interesting his wife in his conversa tion when he talks in his sleep. Misrule Causes Revolt PIHpiBes Klw Against Spalii, After CenturicH of Graft and Indif ference te Their Welfare. Hy Krederlr- J. ilanKln WASHINGTON, D. C July 9 One cause of the stunted de velopment and low social state of the Filipinos under Spain was the primitive commercial and indus trial statue of the islands. Machinery of the times was ever unknown there. Roads were very few and far betweep. Even the trade between Spain and the islands was hampered by a lot of sense less rules. No organized effort to pro tect the commerce of the islands was made until 1782 when governor general Basco decreed in certain provinces a monopoly and enforced cultivation of tobacco. About the same time the Royal company of the Philippines was financed on a large scale in Spain, the object being to develop commercial leiations between the Philippines, 'East India, China and the Spanish-American colonies. An effort was made to en couiage the cultivation of cotton, pig ments, cinnamon, coffee and other tropical products. Indifference, ig- r.orance. isolation and e-rnft restricted -it i . ", .J Zi " mow rosy pians ana roe company finally expired in 1844. m.sHtlifaetIea Grows. The dissatisfaction of the Filioinoa with Spanish rule grew year after year. This following found expression in re volts and in many acts of violence which hit at the Spaniards indirectly. In 1820 Manila experienced its first cholera epidemic, the disease bein? brought from India in a French vessel. Two years earlier foreigners had been given permission to live in Manila and the ignorant peoole believed that they poisoned the Pasig river. In two days a massacre of all the foreigners, both European and Americans, took place. The authorities made no effort to stop this carnival of blood until the Fili pinos began to kill the Chinamen. It was feared that they might try to wipe ou.t the Spaniards at the same time and the disorder was quelled. First Insurrection. The first serious insurrection broke out iu 1823. It was led bv Capt. No vales, a Filipino who at the head of 160 natives captured the palace of the government and the principal govern ment buildings. Governor general Fol gueras was assassinated, but the rebels were divided and Novales and his lieu tenants were executed. The cause of tne revolt was the fact that a num ber of Filipino officers had been dis charged or demoted for the sake of a new batch of parasites that had been shipped over from Spain. Hotter CBill(ta for a Time. Spain's revolution of 188. brought about a better cordition of affairs which lasted for a short time. The ex pulsion of Queen Isabelle II. and the liberal government that prevailed un der the provisional administration greatly encouraged the people of the islands. The educated Filipinos hav ing great confidence in the new Span ish government believed that an era of true progress had arrived for their own beloved land. The arrival of the jew governor general La Torre the following year, was the cause of a cor dial demonstration bv the Filipinos. For the first time in history the most prominent Filipinos organize and took part in the reception festivities. La Torre was disposed to rule the islands in behalf of the Filipinos and this was his undoing. He was attacked and slandered so severelv by the mem bers of his own race who could see no possible - p- 1 in treating the FilipHos as though th"- had any rights in their own country, that he was recalled within two years. His successor. Gen. Izqulerdo believed In the "good old wav." and Immediately announced that he intended to govern the people "with a crucifix in one hard and a sword in the other." The first thing he did was to prevent the opening of a school of arts and trades. He professed to be lieve that the educated Filipinos back of the nroject were animated by base political motives and he publicly branded them as suspects. An insurrection broke out among the Filipino soldiers of Carite nrorince on the night of January 20. 1872. The re volt was led by 62 native soldiers un der a captain and' they murdered all of their Spanish officers. The native tribes in other provinces failed to join the revolt and the rebels were easily captured. Try to Reason WMH Spanish. Educated Filipinos in the Islands tried to reason with their Spanish friends. They tried to show that the safety of the Spanish regime would ultimately depend upon just treatment of the Filipinos, but their counsel was not heeded. The Spaniards considered this highly insolent and branded such men as rank agitators and traitors. i-lliplno students in Spain took up the campaign and wrote many articles in the Spanish newspapers and magazines. A large element of the Spanish popu lation in Spnin sympathized with the Filipinos and showed a great deal of tolerance toward the young patriots, but this did not prevent the govern ment from continuing its high handed tactics. Marcelo H. del Pilar estab lished In Madrid a Philippine organ called "La Solidaridad" in which pa triotic articles appeared from the pen of Pilar himself. Senor Jena Jose Rizal. the great Philippine patriot and martyr, and others. The next step was Rizal's famous book "Noli me tangere" (Do Not Touch Me) which, for the first time revealed to the Filipinos the actual conditions under which they lived. This book was a faithful portrayal of every day life in the Philippines, faithful even to the point of dullness. Manes Try to Make Peace. At the suggestion of Dr. Rizal. the Spanish freemasons endeavored to bridge the deepening chasm between Spaniards and Filipinos. They or ganized branches in the islands for the rurpose of counteracting the despotism of the established order. Thev failed In this laudable purpose and the open intolerance of the government became greater every day. Rizal's book was translated from the Spanish into his rative Tagalag dialect and later into Visayan and other Filipino dialects. Fines, imprisonment and torture were the penalties for those caught selling or reading this book, but the demand steadily increased. When the censor ship became so strict and the search of the authorities for copies so wide spread, the translations were published in tiny pamphlets and even in single sheets so that thev could be easilv con cealed Pint's second book "El Filibus terismo." (The Filibuster), still further roused the people. It showed in the form of a novel a race about to rise In holy wrath against its oppressors. "BliMr WevlerW Kale. The cruel administration of bloody Weyler, who later brought about the insurrection in Cuba added fuel to the flames. The last step was the organi sation of the Katipunan society by An dres Bonifacio, an unlettered but shrewd Filipino. The revolutionary work of this society was confused with the peaceful propaganda work of Rizal and the Masonic lodges. . As a matter of fct these organizations had nothing to do 'with the Katipunan. In joining I El Katipunan the applicant made an incision In his arm and signed his name with his own blood. The revo lution broke out on August 30, 1896. 10 iltt wa oftoe ! Vf imma wtnarttvantf was revealed to the Driest of Tondo I narish one of the Mxnll AiKtHcts Fighting ensued both in Manila and the provinces, but a force of 14 000 Spaniards dispersed the rebels. The patriot Rizal. who was not responsible for the revolution, was executed Tnmnr-nr Coro-ng of the American to the Philippines ABE MARTIN til" Some fellers raise rhubarb an' others J raise Ae whiskers. Hardly anybttddy ' would work fer whir rhfv'rp wnrth - 14 Years Ago Today From The Herald This Date 1SW. J. a Ross left for Salt Lake City. J. A. Eddy left for Denver yesterday. A. H. Richards left for Los Angeles today. Dr. T. A. Bray returned from Denver today. Ccpt. Hughes went down to Ysleta this afternoon. Senator W. W. Turney went down to Austin this afternoon. Miss Hattle Schutz went up to Cloudcroft thus morning. William Basset left for San Fran cisco today over the S. P. Jim Hall went up to Canutllio this morning on a bunting trip. C. O. Coffin 'went down to San Ell zario, Tex., this afternoon to the ranch. T. Matthews and J. A. Merrill left over the S. P. today for Los Angeles. The Jolly Bros., contractors from Pi its ours, are in the city from the City of Mexico. Mr. Wood, of the First National bank, went vp to Hudson Hot Springs, N. M, this morning. Mrs. H. C. Myles, mother and chil urcn, left yesterday to spend the sum mer in Los Angeles. Mrs. George Look and Miss Josle Escontrias left for Los Angeles 'today to spend tbe summer. J. T. Logan. C Fulton and R. K. Runkle went down to Cases Grande this morning on business. Several carloads of ore are now be ing shipped from the Lucky mine at Jarila, to El Paso for smeltering. The attendance at the McGinty band's plaza concert last night, de spite the threatening weather, was large. Mrs. Aronsteln and Mrs. E. Kohl tterg'a'hd children -left for the moun tains this moraine to spend several r weeks. J. A. Merrill will leave on Monday for a two weeks' trip to California. On his return he will open the office of the El Paso Commercial company. There will be racing at Washington park next Sunday afternoon, and manager Hughes says that they will eclipse any races held here this sea son. Having won four consecutive games, manager Jacoby, of the El Paso base ball club, has sent a challenge to the Marfa team for a game in the near future. A tramp going through the G. H. yards yesterday afternoon had a thermometer pinned to "the front of his shirt; the thermometer registered 115 in the sun. The fourth of July fight in which several of the G. H. employees par ticipated was investigated by super intendent W. R. Martin, and they were all dircharged from the service- Conductor Innes, of the G. H. A S. j A., accompanied by his wife, left yes- I teraay afternoon on a 30 days leave 1 of absence and will visit Aransas Pass and several other points before they : return home. I General manager J. E. Eddy, of the ; K. l'. & x. E.. is at the Jarilla camp inspecting the placer find, and tbe re cent strike of big ore body in the Maggie mine adjoining tbe Nannie Baird on the west. Yesterday afternoon the Mexican Central train was stopped on the other side of the river by customs inspectors and engineer Charles Bur roughs and his fireman . ere arrested on a smuggling charge. John Hume, jr., air brake inspec tor for the H. & T. C, came in last night and this morning opened up his car, which has been here for several days, he having been unable to reach here on account of washouts. The game of baseball between the city and railroad teams this afternoon terminated in a victory for the city team by a score of six to seven. The game was called at the end of the fifth with the town boys leading by one tally. The young son of Rev. J. T. French jnet with a serious accident yesterday afternoon. While playing with another boy's wheel on north Campbell street in some unaccountable manner the bi cycle overturned, with the Boy tangled in the debris. For the second time within the last few weeks the Southern Pacific has been tied up because of a flood. The flood of a few weeks ago cost the Southern Pacific in the neighborhood of $400,000 and it is thought that the cost of this washout will not fall far below that amount. When the city council met last night all aldermen were present ex cept Mr. Burton, who is at home slightly under the weather. Mayor Magoffin stated that Messrs. Julian and Wood had offered to insure the Jail and fire department for five years for $197 for $5000 insurance. The High Cost By Walt Mason It costs us so much for the things that we eat. for the rags for our backs and the shoes for our feet, for tires and repairs for our red motor cars, we must be contented with five cent cigars' With gowns for the wom en and things for the kids, with stockings and doodads and ribbons and lids, a man is so busted that when he would dine, he has to drink 'water he can't afford wine. Tbe bills from tne butcher are now coming in; tbe grocer is calling for all kinds of tin: my dreams of an outing. I see. were in vain: I cannot indulge in a swirt.i aeroolane. The cost of existence in The cost of existence creases each day. the man who sells with duns in his pocket, is here; I can't go to Europe. I'm fearing, this year. There's something awry In this country. I Know; the more a man "."If thetfcPoor,r.. neln JST can l bur .. thing it s a sin and ne a shame but he is expected to pay for the same. Alas, for that era no modern man sees, when money was growing on gooseberry trees! Alas for that epoch when greenbacks were found, blown flown from the bushes and strewn on the eround' Cm riRht, 1913, bv fJeo M.Utluws Adam-- Mark An tony By GEORGE FITCH. Author ef "At Good Old Slivasb." MARK ANTONY'S real name was Marcus Antonius. but he was a jolly good fellow and even his political opponents called him Mark. He was the grandson of old Marcus Antonius, who was one of the greatest orators whom Rome ever nroduced and who never ate a meal at home during the public dinner season. It will thus be seen that Mark came of a good family. He eot a fine edu cation and picked up all the knowledge that a college boy with a big income can acquire. As a result he started out In life with a good knowledge of Latin, a fine backstroke with a short sword, an irresistible way with women, and a thirst which began when' he awoke and stayed right on the job. .Mar was born in ss n. v., and when a very young man helped Caesar eradi cate the barbarians in Gaul. He then came home and. because he came of a good family and was good looking, he got himself elected tribune, which was a fine job and carried a lot of patron ages. About this time the Roman sen ate tried to' get Caesar home in order to give him the grand bounce and ap point a friend of the administration and Mark lobbied so successfully for Caesar that the latter was able to come home with his whole army and chase the senate back into the foothills. Mark now became governor of Italy and everyone admitted that he was a coming man. He was a great rounder by this time and his secretary often had to hunt through a dozen wineshops and secluded gardens in order to find him and get an appropriation bill signed Wliile Antony was enjoying "Aa eratlaa whieh ku already gone late the 1000th edition." himself. Caesar was assassinated and Cassius and Brutus got ready to take over the government. But they reck oned without Antony. Hastily ordering a case of bromo seltaer and mineral a. .in 13. Antony sobered ud a dav earlier than usual and at Caesar's funeral he delivered an oration which has already gone into the 1000th edition. It carried the people by storm, and Cassius and Brutus slipped into a taxi and beat it for obscurity. Antony followed them with an army and after they had been disposed of. he, Octavins and Lepldus. who controled the labor vote, formed a limited liability company and grabbed Rome. Antony and Octavius soon euchered Lepldus out of his share and divided the empire among themselves. Antony took the east half and went to Egypt, where he met a prominent divorcee named Cleopatra and let his office boy run the empire while he floated around in a canoe at nisht with his inamorato and made up songs with a guitar ac companiment. All this time Octavius. whose sister had married Antony, was getting mad der and madder and presently he came over with plenty of ammunition to speak to Antony a a brotherinlaw. Antonv had a date with Cleopatra and told his generals to go to thunder and to ring off when they tried to call him up. His army was beaten, his navy sunk, and Antony killed himself to escape serious consequences. . The death of Antony should teach us all that when we have talents we should rodes a talent so much as alcohoL t copyrighted by George Matthew Adams. JUDGE AND COVKT REPORTER AT TOMBSTOXK RESIGN Tombstone. Ariz.. July 9. Judge F. E. Sutter's resignation as judge of the superior court of Cochise county is now effective and the judge and Mrs. Sutter leave for Bisbee tomorrow, where they y.-ill make their future home. At the same time John W. Walker, for the past eight years official court reporter for the second judicial district of the territory of Arizona, which comprised the county court and the federal courts and since statehood, in the superior court of this county, has also resigned and his resignation took effect today. Mr. Walker with his wife leaves to morrow for Tucson, where Mr. Walker is interested in business and they will make their future home. W. G. Gilmore, who at present Is county attorney of Cochise county, is an active aspirant for the seat just vacated by judge Sutter and Is now In Phoenix endeavoring to land the plum. I- is announced that the governor will prcbably not name the new incum bent for 10 days. G O O P S Bf GELETT BURGESS AERO BELL I wish you always would beware Of standing in a cane-seat chair; For very soon your heek and soles Will punch the bottom full of holes. They'll scratch the other chain, as well; This Goop has done it - Aero Bell. Don't Be A Goop! Love's Journey A Shrt Story. THE express train came up and the frail little bamboo station trembled. A delicate little woman descended from one of the cars and looked about like a scared bird. The platform was empty. A shadow o? disappointment flew across ber face, but then she smiled, for of course she knew he must be waiting outside in the street. But alas, the street was empty too. The sun spread its dazzling light on the white dust and the only sound to be heard was the shrill music of the grasshoppers in the meadow. She had written to her husband: "I have taken courage to write you ' this letter. For many months you have stayed away from, your home. away from your A who every day asks the clouds for news about you. but the clouds answer her not. Then I wander like an humble pilgrim to the summit of Dakeyama to pray that you might return home soon. You have not come back yet. and still I know you are alive for your soul has not touched the food I placed before your image every day. You are in Kobe, oh honorable, but you must have finished your business there long ago and surely you cannot care for the amusements there when you know that your Ai is dying with the pain of longing for you. Therefore, forgive me when I come. Forgive, oh honorable, the ugly impa tience which compels me to go to you. but I can no longer sleep nights when the moon rises over tbe top of Fuyi. I am sick with yearning for you. Your Loving and pining. Ai." She knew that the letter must be in his hands, and still he had not come to meet her. nor had be sent a ser vant with a rickshaw. In the burn ing sun she started to walk. The city was far away but she walked ahead bravely though the stones hurt her feet so much that time and again she had to sit down and rest. The heat grew more and more oppressive. Ai sprang up, she could not spend all day on the road and she walked faster than ever, thinking of him all the time with fear in her heart. What had happened to him? Why did he stay away from her? Suddenly she imagined she saw him Iaymg. ne lay sireicnea our on a mat with convulsed features and I could not die until he had seen his Ai again. And she had been weak, given in to her pain and rested on the way. She had taken upon herself the awful responsibility of delaying hi soul that was eager to get away from earth. She shuddered. There was a strange noise in her ears and suddenly the yellow grain fields began to turn red as blood and move up and down as with an earthquake. The rice fields burst into flames and every thing turned a bright yellow. The woods came rushing at her and like a huge orange, tbe sun dropped down on the road. When AI opened her eyes, she was lying at the roadside. Somebody bad picked her up and placed her In the shade. Two unknown men were sit-H ting at ner side fanning her hot fore head. The fans looked like two gi gantic blue butterflies. The beautiful white silk dress she had put on to meet her husband, was dirty. She asked the men. where they came from. Both were from Kobe, but did not know her husband. Then they left and Ai was again alone. She began to walk along slowly, for she was still very dizzy and faint. Evening came with a cool breeze from the fragrant meadows, wnich were hidden under a veil of white mist as the sun went down behind the dis tant hills. On- the dark sky arose the bright crescent of the moon and Ai's heart sv-elled with confidence and new cour age. She suddenly knew that before midnight his arms should be around her and she should feel the kiss of his lips. She felt that he had been delayed and was speeding along to 1' eet her. . Now the lights of the elty were quite close and soon she passed through the first streets. A porter showed her the house where her hus- oana was living. Her heart was In her throat and she stood long hesitat- !nR Jn he.,dai"cness' 'ore she en. tered. A dark figure arose from a mat his servant. He bowed to the strange woman, but would not tell her where bis master was. She threatened him that she would have him discharged immediately and told him that she was the mistress of the house and that her husband -was ex pecting her. Then the man retired to his corner and remained silent. AI began to despair what was happening here? She tried everything but the pian remained as silent as ever. AI left the house, threw herself down on the ground and burst into SObs. as if her heart wi-a Kt-alrlvw The wife of a neighbor came out and raisea ner up. She led her through a maze of streets until at last she stopped outside a house with a gaily colored lantern. "Your husband Is In there,' she said and left her. AI looked at the long row of lanterns in all colors one outside each house and she knew she was in the street of the geishas, and broke down com pletely. Had not her husband pos sessed the key to her heart! The tears streamed down her cheeks as she understood where her husband had spent all these long days, and why he had not thought of her sufferings. Then she heard his voice. She found a small crack in the lattice, through which she looked into the house and she felt as if a thousand arrows pierced her chest. She wanted to cry. but could whisper only a soft "Saya nora" (Goodbye) and a little knife guided by a firm hand Its way to her heart. The sound' of her falling was heard Inside the house. A wall opened and a man came out. He stooped down and looked at the prostrate figure. Then by the light of the moon she saw his beloved eyes and felt his warm breath like a kiss. "It is I." she whispered with a sweet smile, "forgive me." HISTORIC I. r.VGKA.VT FKATlXRltS PERRY CELEBRATION VT KRIK. PA. Erie. Pa July 9 Through streets thronged by cheering thousands, school children and advocates of woman's suf frage marched In a procession as the principal event of Erie's centennial cel- I ration of Perry's victory at Put-in-Pay. In the children's pageant several thou sand trudged bravely over the long toute. drawing beautifully designed floats which told the storV of events of historical events. Others, arrayed In - -vuMk,0 vs. svss ew. ass VUU ITT" wheels, a reproduction of the first building devoted to education erected k in ErH. Handsomely gowned women repre sented the states where women can I vote, and scattered through the parade were many D.-inr.ers. eacn Dcanng tne battle cry of the suffragets. KANSAS KKHKR,s KILL HOPPERS BY USE OK POISON Dodge City. Kas.. July 9. An organ ised effort to exterminate the horde of grasshoppers which threaten to destroy the crops of southwestern Kansas will be begun by the farmers of that sec tion next Monday. The insecis killed by poison are eaten ty their companions, which are also poisoned. The farmers hope to save part of their corn and alfalfa crops and pre vent the deposit of eggs If the cam paign proves successful it will be made in internatiT"! -ffair until the hop peis are eradicated. Throwing Glass oa Street Penalty to Be KnfM-eeil by Aatome MHnt Agalmt Law Vlhttr In terview With Bt Panoasw. RIVING down Boulevard this morning, I counted 10 places """ wli here bottles or other glass had been 'broken, on the street, greatly endangering automobile tires." said C. B. Stevens, president of the El Paso .uto.nobile club. "There Is now a state law against the throwing' of glass, nails or anything of this character in i he street, and tne automobile club ia going to see that it is enforced in El faso and El Paso county. I hope every automobilist who sees any person throw glass into the street will report it and the club will see that prosecu tions follow. 'Joy riders' have a habit of throwing 'dead soldiers' into the county road or the streets at night and ! automobiles then come alone and run into them, often spoiling valuable new tires. E. L. De Shazo a few months ago , cut a bran new tire in two on a bottle that had been thrown into the street, and many others have had similar ex periences. The state legislature saw fit to give us a law to prevent this and every automobilist in El Paso should help to enforce the law and stop this practice. The Automobile club will push the prosecution of all cases brought to its attention, and I am sat isfied that county' attorney Price will be glad to help us." Maj. C A. Davis, who used to think up new acts for circuses in the days when he was advance agent for some of the biggest concerns in the countrv. has a new one. Speaking of the Mex ican war he said: "Col. Juan N. Vas ques, commander of the Juarez federal garrison, has the chance of a life time to revolutionize warfare. He misht se cure 100 seven-passenger automobiles and send them down to Guadalupe, loaded with men. They could get out and engage the force of Ortega, dispose of that command and get back into Juarez In time rb resist the attack of Villa. It would be the first time au tomobiles had been used in warfare to such an extent." The major didn't say what might happen if the rebels should capture the automobiles. -3t "Villa ought to be ' arrested and fined," said an American who formerly lived in Mexico. "According to the Mexican law. if a theatrical manager o- a circus manager advertises that he is going to pull off an event, he has t do it or be jailed and fined. Now. Villa has been advertising that he was go ing to take Juarez. He did not show on the date he advertised. A battle is a public performance and failure to produce the attraction ought to sub ject him to a fine. I think if that could be arranged, the advance notices would be fewer and truer." "Lean years of baseball in El Paso have passed and the local basebaU situation is now in the midst of plenty." said Art Woods, the daddy of tbe base ball game in these parts. Art has been boosting the game since he landed here and has seen it grow from cross lot ciass once remove from one old cat, to the present snappy league which serves the national dish hot to the fans on Mr. Washington's lots. "We are out of the hole, making money and giving good baseball." Artemus says. "Can you beat that? What's more, we are giving the people iheir money' wcrth, have a good umps at last and are mftkinsr Tmm run hir rth inii j fandom every week the sign is on the para. iot. EI Paso is to have one of the finest bank buildings either west or east of the Mississippi river. Earle Reming ton, architectural specialist in bank fixings, is the authority for this state ment. Mr. Remington is here from Los Angeles to consider a number of new and classified wrinkles with the First National bank directors. "The interior bronze is to come from Gorham. in New York," Mr. Remington says. "That's an evidence of class. The in terior of the First National bank when completed will be the equal of any in the country. The circular door, the unit system of offices, the finish, lighting, interoffice telephones and the general style of the structure is sure to make even the New York banking fiaternity look up and behold." Besides being an expert on things for a bank. Mr. Remington is also an aviator once removed, quitting the game of high flying for the safer and saner one of drawing bank buildings and inter ruf fles. "Back in New Jersey." said H. M Whitfield, "nature does the irrigating I had no trouble there making the grass grow, but here it requires time, pa tience and a lot of water." Mr. Whit field, who came here three years ago frcm New Jersey, recently bought a hfme at the corner of Piedras and Rio Giande. just .vhere Rio Grande runs ii-to Bliss. His lot is a foot higher than his neighbor's on tha west, but by fill ing it, systematically and by using the right amount of fertiliser at the right time, he has succeeded in making a beautiful lawn, which hn Tit k admiration of those who see it. "In New Jersey." said Mr. Whitfield, "we do not plant grass: we plant the seed, and nature and frequent rains do the rest. I had to become used to the new conditions here." His lawn shows that he has become well acquainted with conditions different from those he was formerly used to. "We are going to have the best ar ranged and nobbiest office in the south west, said Tom Reynolds, night wire cb,ef. aUth,? Postal Telegraph com pany s El Paso office. "Changes are being made which will not only facili tate the work, but which will add ma terially to the comfort of those who have to stay in the office these hot days, added Mr. Reynolds. The Postal company's office Is not large, but it is down in the heart of things In El Paso, and in among the warmest places la the city. Interior changes are being made with a view of adding to the ap pearance and convenience of the office. "Mineral Wells is the only place to go to bathe." says county clerk Park Pitman. "I tell you when a fellow stays there about two weeks drinking that water, he will feel fine. The only thing they need there is a hotel. There is but one at the place. I had to waif sev eral days before I could get a room. There is another hotel under con struction and when Shis Is completed Mineral Wells will be able to afford better accommodations" "I am one of the only two Dutchmen In town." said H. G. VanHaselen "They never saw a Dutchman here until I came. You hear talk about Dutchmen when they are onlv Germans." H. H. Fris says he is a Dutchman, born in Holland, and he makes three Dutchmen. anyhow. In El Paso. RAPID WORK ON BRIDGE AT FA1KHAXK MY CONVICTS Fairbank. Ariz.. July t. Work en the state highway concrete bridge at this point is progress ing with all the speed that has been erpected and there seems but little doubt now but what the center pier of the 190-foot structure will be in before any flood waters arrle to Interfere with the work. Governor Hunt inspected the work, which is being done by a convict squad of 50 men and is highly pleased with the progress be ing made. RAIN COMBS I'M TJMK TO CHECK FOREST FIRES Miller Canyon. Ariz, July 9. A rain fall last night was the first of th. sea son and gave the mountains a three quarter inch drenching. It came fust in time to check the chances of '.-rest fires, as the mountains are fj.i of compers anJ DUasure seekers and at this time of the vear forest fires are th one dread of the forest ser h e and tht residtnts of the mountains. I ;!