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EL PASO HERALD
Monday, October 25, 1915. j STRIKERS SIT BHFFJEH FARCE; COMPULSOflY ARBITRATION lEEDER Committee of Workingmen Declares Action of Managers Throughout Conference Indicated They Had no In tention of Reaching a Settlement; Assert the Managers Have Repeatedly Broken Faith. THE committee of strikers from the Clifton - Morenci - Metcalf copper strike district of Arizona issued Hie following statement after the close of their conference with the mine man agers of the Shannon, Arizona and D tioit Copper companies - The farcical conference just con cluded between ourselves and the man a r-, of the companies operating in the Clifton-Morenci ui strict clearly indi cates the necessity of compulsory arbi tration laws for the settlement of labor disputes. "No Intention to Settle. "The action of the managers through out the conference has clearly Indi .ated to us that they had no intention of ultimately arnvnig- at an adjustment. The demands that we presented have been in their possession for over a month and yet they professed to be ab solutely ignorant of them. ProfesM Icnorance of Condition. The have also professed to be abso lutely ignorant of the conditions which have caused this strike, in spite of the fact that an investigation by unpreju diced members of the press has dis- losed the fact that our contentions liave been well founded and that condi tions hae been eiactlj as represented jy us. Money Co-it, $10,000 Ilonrly. The time wasted in this socalled conference is costing the emplojes of the district and the stockholders of the companies about $16,006 per hour. Rath er a high price in order that a commit tee selected by the employes should be able to explain to the managers the conditions existing in the district and concerning property the managers have controled for years. Managers rteject Yrbltratlon. We have found the managers igno rant of conditions governing collective bargaining with their employes, appar ently ignorant of the working condi tions in their own plants. With these conditions confronting us we have re peatedly urged arbitration and this fair offer Has been repeatedly rejected. 'We deplore the conditions that exist In the Clifton -Morenci district, realiz ing that the state and the public must also suffer in disputes of this kind. "We deplore the conditions that existed previous to this strike and it was for the purpose of improving these condi tions that we tried repeatedlv to get an adjustment before the arbitrary action of the managers closed the plants. Complainant "Were DiseharKed. "For tears the employes have been dissatisfied with their working condi tions 3nd the low rate of wages paid. Yet eer time a man expressed himself as being dissatisfied he was immedi aten dishcarged Petty feremen fixed the rates of wages and there was no (Je for an class of employment. The rate was as little as the employe would work for Organisation An I.at Resort. "Finallj, after years of injustice, the emiIoes. realizing that any attempt to present their grievances would result in immediate discharge, invited jorgan izers of the Western Federation of Miners to the district. These organ - zer organized the non-union men and j ;r.me members of other organizations j5Miie members of other organizations Iso joind the Western Federation of Elmers. The managers commenced dis charging their employes who joined the uiion some of them hanng worked for the company over 20 years. Men Qnlt Unnnlraouftly. It was this action that precipitated th. strike When the etrike was called members of every organization stopped work It made no difference whether a man was a carpenter, bollermaker, elec trician or jl member of the "Western "Federation of Miners, the action was i nammous. Having for years been de tued any adjustment of grievances, the action of one was the action of alt Only Fair Treatment Reeded. 'Proper management would have pre vented the strike. Had a fair hearing not been refused the men would be working today. Under a fair proposi tion for settlement the mines might re eune operations tomorrow Since the demands we have made have been re peatediT published, we will not repeat the-n at this time. It is enough to say that the wages we ask are lower than Ine From 1904 to 1914 the Consumption of Coffee In this Country Increased 3.2 From 1904 to 1914 the Consumption of POSTUM Increased 120 The first Postimi was sold in 1895. After a marvelous growth for nine years, Postuni sales further increased 120 from 1901 to 1914. Postum, made of wheat and a bit of wholesome molasses, is a delicious beverage. It is free from coffee and its drug, caffeine the cause of coffee headache, coffee sleeplessness, coffee heart, coffee nerves, and so on. And people are finding it out! "There's a Reason" for POSTUM those paid in many parts of the state and it is onlv fair that we should be paid for eight hours work when ne work eight hours, instead of being paid for 7 1-2 hours. The Ifonpltal Abuxe. "The hospital, built and supposed to be operated b the employes, is in the hands of the company and is used as a source of revenue instead of the pur pose for which it was built (this refers only to the hospital of the Arizona Cop per compan). limited). We have of fered to submit our side to a fair board of arbitration, returning to work while awaiting the action of the board. Could any offer be fairer" Discriminate Between Races. The statement often made by the managers that the present laborers could not earn the higher wages asked is nonsense. Man) of the older Mexi can employes years ago received much higher wages than the receire toda. In the other camps of the state there s no discrimination between races, why is it necessary in this district" The tru facts are tnat these companies tried through the employment of differed races and different rates of wages for these races, to prevent any cooperation among tne men. Dlscharirlnir A orLed Out Eninlovcs. - - - . "What would you think of a company that pays a machinist, Mexican, $2 11 a da and his helper. American, $3.50? The companies' compassion for the poor employes Tho could not earn the higher wages might better be extended to the old employes, who, having worked a lifetime for the company at a starva tion wage, are discharged because they are so old they can no longer earn that starvation wage Claim Manage Have llroken Faith. "The managers have repeatedly broken their word as to the conditions imposed upon the employes in order that they might be able to even meet the employes. If their fear of the West ern Federation of Miners were as real as they pretend, then there might be I some excuse tor ine aoanaonmeni oi their property and wild flight across I two states. It In ot Federation strike. "This is not a strike of the Western Federation of Miners. It is a strike of the employes of the copper companies. Two members of this committe are not members of the "Western Federation and hare no intention of joining that organ ization. The Western Federation or ganizers left the district as soon aa they had completed the work they were invited into the district to do. They have not advised this committee as to its actions or demands. I tep resent Laboring Men. We represent the laboring men of the Clifton-Morenci district and for those men and their families we are asking a living wage and decent living conditions. "Knowing that any fair board of ar bitration will find conditions in that district to be as we represent and knowing that the findings of any fair Mard would improve our conditions, we are -willing always to submit our case for arbitration. Strike Due to Lnfalreea. -The calling of this strike was due . to mismanagement on the part of the I ornnnanles. and its ntinna1nce will be i r. . - . due to the same mismanagement and due to tne same mismanagement ana unfairness that has characterized the unfaimess that has characterized actions of the companies In the past' THREE KILLED AND THREE I INJURED IN AUTO ACCIDENT ' -Wlckford. It. t. Oct zs. Three persons were killed and three seriously hurt la night when a touring car in which they were .ridlne skidded In eolns over a rail- road crossing and struck a tree. The dead i are John Priestly and Mrs. Rosa Ann Green- ' wood, of Pawtucket, R. I., and Mrs. John , Whitney of Providence. Of the Injured. Mrs. Annie Fowler. Pawtucket. may die. Whit- worth Greenwood of Pawtncket, and a Mr Lee Providence, were severely bruised. , I STRIKE OF 13,000 1IEV j . . ...... .,... .. n. Schenectady. X. Y. Oct 26. The strike of 13.006 employes of the General "' Jtodee! Electric company, which has been car- j 4ere male by chaplain John Ran ried on since Oct 4. was settled here j a0ph. Oscar 1 Bowen. dictator of the Bt Saturday night when the strikers Paso lodge. Guather LenlBg. Dr. S. J. agreed to accept an offer of settlement i Ream, organizer. F. C standleh and Francis made before the strike began. Dumont iide seems to be running strongly against coffee." I HEALTH WEI GOES TO CUFTDN Is Sent to Strikee Zone by Governor; President and Secretary Deposed. Clifton. ...iz.. Oct. 15 Dr R. N. L.oonej. state health officer, is to ar rive from Phoenix on this afternoon's train, and adjutant general Charles w Harris is coming: tomorrow It is pre- I sumed here that Dr. Looney has been sent oy governor Hunt to determine if conditions in the strike zone are such as to warrant the state feeding i the strikers- I At the request of the strikers of Mo- j rend and Metcalf. sheriff James G tJish went to Morenci this raornine '' .'"" enee un me miner? m i ern federation that they ere iuii'e, both camps. This may presage some i the managers stated today they were new moid. concluded. ...Ju?.n, Guerra- deposed president of . A lengthy statement issued by the the Clifton local. Western Federation managers follows, in part of Miners, took quiet leave of the coun- i with unvarying persistence the de fy jail last night and headed toward j structive influence of the Western New Mexico. Kicardo Rodrisuez. the Federation of Miners has attended each former secretary, is still here, but is development of the situation which the closely watched. Federation agitators forced upon the Offirero lit called. commumtv that is now stricken, it Saturday afternoon, after their re- I naB not been ibe untl, the preset "IV-i3"" ?!?? JESS, Pt7i, "-. - the details of this amazine for their own protection. They wer" not locked an but staved around the ;""Vi.,F " '"?r,.,i hCr sheriff's office. 1 te that night they decided to leave Guerra was set upon bv hundred antrrv Mexicans and roughlj handled bu he denied all the ; '" JJf tnery and finally was WS tB0sCnday morning he re- u'rIled t o the iaiL LaUlast night he ,tn more, telling Mat H. H- Don- kersley that he thought he would be : J .- .... co f ah in ..n iiBTim JieXlCanM HCnmin liViab The alleged defection of Guerra and TtkArrrnv nnnarntlv has had no ef- feet upon the Mexican strikers, who re- main loval tc the union- M. J. Lucero main loyal tc the union. 51. J. Lucero is the new president. , The displacement of the president ( nnd secretarv was the forerunner or an . extensive reorganization of the "n'on-i ine eiecuinc cuununt. ..i- - cAtna -1 ramhrv nrohahlv Will DO CUt f down to four or five in order to cen- i trallze authority and responsibility. , Organizing a "nd; Various plans febein? formulated j to keep up the spirits of the men. A . band is being organized in Clifton and before the end of the week it -will be giving daily concerts. A parade was held at Metcalf yester day but there was no disorder. The plan to hae a parade In Clifton was abandoned. Parade and 1Iat Jteetlnc. Led bv 56 Mexican women and girls, who had walked seven miles from Mo send, 400 strikers from the three camps paraded through Clifton this morning A general mass meeting of all strik ers In the district is to be held in Clif ton this afternoon Paper iuppreMcd. "HI Votlcioso." a Mexican paper at Morenci. has been suppressed and the editor. R. S. Trejo warned to I the aisinti- 11 " u.u..fa ... - - Guerra sympathizer. I r. . .....-ic ' CO.FEKK OFF. STBIKLRS 11M t . ,".ET.KR-.,.T?Ji!.ic!,rike Interest in the Clifton-Morenci strike has shifted again from El Paso to the strike zone The strikers- committee i of five leit "rfay "'Bh' f 2,-5 1 to report to the strikers the results .of the week's conference here. They left , soon alter tne "P?":,"" J""', final itatement. which was a : " .1.. . j. i. .triVoi-s i lo ":","' l",TY Mm.r. aeeretarr of .' ,. '"'i , E?lyer Co and ; J Tonne the Arizona Copper Co. and J. lounB e Arizona Copper Co, and J. loung ntland. a director of the company. penjian(i a airecior ox me wuiikmu. " . .-,, ,n o.tlan.1 to renre- are here from Scotland to repre- sent the owners of the mine, have been j invited to go to Clifton and Moreno! SSrtStu. ', extendi to Them ggSF 1SZ through the camps. They have not yet announced whether or not they will go. CIYTH INFANTRY MOOSE OIAin UirAlilivi l,luuJ" LODGE HAS 40 MEMBERS -vr Forty candidates enrolled for charter membership In the Sixth Infantry lodge, Loyal Order of Moose Sunday, the n meeting which was held at the Infantry camp bandstand. The new lodge Is being organized by a committee headedby Fran- tm rknmAnt nf th sixth lnfantrT anarter- - " I, pectjd to have , says Printers In 1I Mil Statement Issued After Termination of Conference Says Western Federation Has 0 btained Control of Clifton- Morenci-Metcalf District; Presents Allegations of Abuses said to Have Been Started by Agitators. D" ECLARING thjt the conferences between the managers of the companies in the Clifton- Mroneci-Metcalf copper district of Arizona, and the committee of strikers held here daily for a week had be n dominated by the influence of the Wesl- onP,ra? against industrial peace in Arizona have at last been laid bare, to acquaint the public with a complete record of the case. I.ny All nlanie on Federation. -The recently concluded conferences between the mine managers and strikers committee supplied the final links of ' eUdence which proved that the Western . Federation's sole object was to force its organization upon emplojes. mine man- I - ., - .. ., .i... -n. r 4i... ti .kkcb aim liitt auite ui .-ii ivuu.. n. mew: Ewiicicucn, ir imciAuwiio "- mands invariably were woven into the I issues to such an extent that the mine i managers were powerless to act in the j interests of their old np!oyes . Interests or their old employes -,iu,t n, cheap Labor. ..he public cannot entertain a clear ,,.,i,.,, nr .t. D.t.i withmtt know ledee of conditions which preTailad as lar back as the early Mrs wnen .i- in. -w : j t :- . . lha Pllftnn-llnraniii r1tetriit Tt-a opene -Mexicans were in a Urge majoritv there at that time and they secured a ,arKe of tfae eropIorment to be haL Qnl b utIlizing this cheap class of labor -were tne mining companies enaoled to undertake work in the dis trict. Ore bodies were small in com parison with those of other camps in the state, and scattered over a wide area. Toda, the Morenci miner can deliver only two and a half or three tons of ore for his day's work. In camps more recently de eloped and in which the Introduction of more economic methods of extracting and handling ore is possible, six or ten tons of ore per day is the average per man. At the present time, the average grade of ore mined in the Clifton-Morenci district is continually falling This results in higher cost per pound of copper. Shut Dotvn Following Anr. ton of Mners enUred the district early this year, when, on account of the Enropean OT the companies were con- fronted with the necessity of striving to aid their employes in the face of de- creased outpSt. This was necessarily attended by a reduction In wages. The shannon ompgny had been compelled down entirely. The Detroit company. seekinK to avoid the suffering bouJ tom a shut d m ag men as lbI cuttin ddwn the hours of work for Individual I worictnen in oi workmen in order to increase the num- er employed. The Arizona Copper company fth largest operator in the district) iva? forced by the prospect of certain loss. to shut down its entire Metcalf prop ertv. and the concentrating' plant at Clifton. Prior to the European war the wage scale was based on 17 to IS , cent copper No wage reduction "was j made until the European crisis, in spite of the fact that coppe had meanwhile fallen as low as 14 to IS cents. llece AVa?eM JlnUfd. I "Following Improvement in the mar ket early this year, the managers of the companies adopted a sliding- scale based on the average selling price or copper. This scale gave the emplojes cen higher wages than they had re ceived previously at corresponding cop per prices." Claim Organizer AVere Lnlnvltrd. The managers assert the scale was t fact to the employes until Western Federation of Miners agitators and organizers appeared, "abosolutelv uninvited so far as a request of any representative body of men of the dis trict was concerned." according to the statement, which describes the arrival In June. Julv and August, of "secret agents." followed by Guy E. Miller, executive board member, and president Charles II. Moyer of the "Western Fed eration of Miners, and others. Call Km ploy en For Conference The mine managers, being aware of impending trouble, called committees of their old employes for conference, the committe ees to be chosen from the various mining departments by the men themselves These were to meet the three mine managers in Clifton on August 2S. They were told that no good would come of affiliation withTlu Western Federation of Miners, that the companies reaffirmed their policy o advancing wages when conditions war ranted such increase. Advances en Joyed by the men In the past would be amplified in the future, but such changes could not be arranged while the existing agitation of the Western Federation prevailed, and while the agitators and organizers remained In the district. aya Federation OppoMea Mexican. "The managers covenanted to deal directly with their emploes as soon as the Western federation Influence was eliminated. It was clearly explained to the men that the underlying motive of the federation movement nab to oust the Mexican employes from the district. "During the ensuing two weeks the federation organizers adopted bolder methods and by importuning, harassing and persecuting the men. succeeded in forming a local organization of con siderable strength. Not until then did the companies take active measures by discharging certain ringleaders who were guilty of flagrant breaches of dis cipline. citator W Conference." "On September 11 two letters with demands from the agitators for a. con ference with the Western Federation of Miners were dispatched to each ut the three mine company managers. The old employes of the companv had submitted no detailed grievances to the managers.' The statement then narrates the call ing of the strike on September 11 un der the leadership of Guy K. Miller The companies. It was said, were gten no time to protect their properties or save them from destruction. Picket PI nerd Around Plant. "The federation stationed pickets In and around the plants." the statement continued, "thee pickets denied en trance eren to officers of the com panies." Subsequently the plants were stir rendered by the companies to the car1 of the sheriff. Claim Committee Were Handicapped. "ine companies managers deter mined to appeal to their old emploes. continued the statement; "and agreed to ' meet on September IT a committe representing the employes of the ri- J zona Copper com pan . The committe that responded admitted that a mi- I joritv of its members were chosen at ' meetings of the Western federation se Titf committee Mso of f-UeriUrn . IET1E FUTILE UENCE DOMINATES men. followed, according to the state- men. I Convinced Federation In Control. "The mine managers previously had made it clear that they were eager to . confer with committees which were not handicapped bv the Western federa U011," continued the statement. -Word was received on September 20 that , committee had been named and a Joint conference was agreed upon, de cnlt. th-. f.i th nunasrs ere con inced that the were being deceit ed, I and the Western federation was in i complete control " It-wln UniM Arrived Seoteraber i m. it was stated, and held a mass . . r I meeting at which resolutions were adopted Uacr Scale Would Ituin Companies. "A joint meeting was arranged on Septenuer ;," said the statement, "at which the resolutions adopted at fed eration mass meetings were read These resolutions called for, among other things, the adoption of a wage scale which would put the Detroit Cop per company and the Shannon Copper company out of business and reduce the life of the Arizona Copper company possibly 50 per cent. The joint meeting established the fact that the privilege of dealing di rectly with their old emplojes was de nied the mining companies. . . . The futility of seeking further to deal with the strikers while the district was in , the grip j was appa of the federation influence, apparent. Attack Goirrnor' lct. "Gov. Huht arrived in Clifton Septem ber 28. in response to messages from I the sheriff. The mine managers sub- mitteu prooi mat ine western ieoera . - ..- ivi . .tir. nn. tion was responsible for the strike, and that a reign of intimidation exlstea. They assured him that as soon as th intimidation ceased and the companies' managers "were able to meet their em ployes in a direct manner, the trouble would be terminated happily. "The following day governor Hunt held a conference with the Western federation leaders, and addressed a strikers meeting at Morenci He was introduced by a federation agitator. iJovernor Favored Men. "On September 39 governor Hunt summoned the mine managers to a con ference. He announced bis investiga tions convinced him thattthe workmen had Just cause for complaint and in sisted on the two sides getting to gether. He said he was going away and If he returned he would be 'It and the mine managers would have no say In the matter. Attorney General Alan KaTor Men. "The same afternoon Gov. Hunt threatened to put mine managers as well as strikers 'in the bull pen.' At toney general Wiley K. Jones followed, concluding a brief address, with the announcement that the strikers' cause was the cause of Almighty God.' "Gov. Hnnt returned to Phoenix in ts I Cani esls wv anything made with Calumet Baking Powder. Mother never had such wholesome bakings until she used Calumet. "It's Calumet snrefr, uniformity, purit jr, strength, thit makes every bak- uif; turn out right that saves millions of housewives Baking Powdermone v. Be fair to yourself use Calumet." Received Highest Awards .Vno rhofcEo. 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Heat Inder ila In Snuthweat. Be 5nre and Look for Mioulrirr Steak. 2 lb zJc IWf Mew, lb I0e Kib Roat. lb 15r Ko!Ird Roat. lb 17e Kunip Koat. lb lc Uin Mrak. lb le ICoand teak. lb ICe ral round htrak. lb iZe ral Loin teaL. lb 20c Aral Chop, lb -zvc C.a4f Silver Lard 10 lbs. $1.35 Coffee (zxzz,) "" ?-u"w "s !b.30c BUTTER Always fresh and sweet lb 33c EGGS Ask for MaMickle Fresh BrookfieU's doz 34p 3IeMIckIe Save Aon Mckcla. McMICKLE'S BOO E. San Antonio the evening The attitude of the strik ers reeIed that they had been in spired to renewed confidence The sheriff withdrew permits for the com pany employes to operate the lighting plant, which supplied CUfton and por tions of Morenci. and strikers appointed by the Western federation, took their places. The ice plant was next taken over by a mob which later visited the electric substation at Clifton. Parade In Formed. A inofa of 20M then marched from the federation headquarters to the genera. offices of the Arizona Copper company, bearing flags and banners inscribed -with inanltintr texts. The err of the mob I was, 'Down with the managers.' Ed ward Dawson, master mechanic of ine Arizona and New Mexican Railway company, was seized on the street after being pointed out to the mob, by a deputy sheriff. Mr. Dawson's hat was snatched from his bead and his fact slapped repeatedly, and federation strikers yelled 'throw him into thu river ' Claim Sheriff" Office Inetlve. "The sheriff was an Inactive ob server of this assault until he ap proached Mr. Dawson and led him at the head of the mob to tbe sheriffs office. Similar indigaities were soi fered during tlie day by seven companv employes, who at last were "rescued by tbe sheriff or his deputies and taken to the sheriffs office 'for pro tection.' Hostile demonstrations were also made in Morenci against officials of the Detroit Mining compan) and the Arizona mining company. Slanagera Leave District. The companies' managers then de cided to leave the district, believing the federation leaders planned employ ing bands of Mexicans. led by Ameri cans, to seize the managers and sub ject them to humiliation and possible injury." said the statement. "The managers left Clifton on October I. Within a few minutes of their de- statement, "the sheriff and his deputy I gae chase in an automobile, striving to intercept the train at Duncan. Fail ing, they returned to Clifton and pro cured a warrant for the arrest of the managers on their arrival at Lords burg. Managers Vre Arrested: ReleaMcd. The managers were arrested at Lordsburg by telephoned demand on a charge of felony based on the alle gation that their departure from the strike district tended to incite rioting and hostile demonstrations. The sheriff and his depnty hastened to Lordsbur? b automobile and insisted before a local justice of the peace, that the mine managers be tried upan a charge that thev were felons and fugitives from justice. The court found the charge wholly unsupported by evidence and the managers were placed on an Kl Paso train under armed guard to prevent VldnADnlniT- The enarhaeer and firemen of the special train, upon their return to Clifton were set upon and severely ( beaten by a mob. Men Forced Into Union. "Following the establishment of the managers In EI Paso," It was stated, "the sheriff secured 3 militiamen from governor Hunt. Meanwhile federation leaders were alleared to have made a I house to house canvass of Morenci and Metcalf, 'forcing workmen to join the union. "Bands of Mexicans, led by American lieutenants of tbe federation," it was stated, "rounded up nonunion men who were dragged from their homes and beaten. They were then offered the alternative of leaving town or affiliat ing with the federation. Nearly 10 victims of mobs have since made affi davits as to violence visited upon them. A reign or terror existed in the dis trict. While It prevailed, from October 4 to October S, governor Hunt issued statements and reported that perfect order was being maintained in the strike zone." IjCtterfi to Governor. The statement then takes up the cor respondence with Oov. Hunt from El I'aso, already published, in -which the I mine managers renewed expressions ot desire to confer with an employe committee, and concludes "Mthough cognizant of the fact that conditions in the district had changed swifty under Western federation in fluence, and that such committee as would represent fairly the Interests of old employes, would be dfificult to se rare. the mine managers waived their technical rights and sought joint con ference with the representatives of the workmen. I Say Tuant Committee is Dominated. "It -a as not until October IS that a I committee not absolutely dominated bv ' the Western federat'on arrived in El I'aso Even this committee was so aii,i.al.rcu wjr ,,a.au Auva anvil ii- tiuence that its efforts were unavailing and the conferences were concluded." The special process use-d IT- preparing vondale Brand Oats is what makes , them better Avondale Oats are put up in a parafiine-lined. moisture proof and i airtight pickaxes b-suliitelv sanitary ' nd Tree froa bu-,s and weevil Adv. i CE 20; qt.. -IOC; gal.. 7UC nont That Tbank.gliins: Tnrkey. Oatmral. - pa Cane Syrup. Ilemare, zal 90c Head Klce. 8 lbs 5e sal MMla, le H - - $ Toilet l"aper. 8 roHi lie Vlacaronl, 2 pa --- fSc Mrinz IJeunt. eon lie sue lie Tan Corn. 15c siie lie Prunes. !z. M. 3 Hs. 25c reaches, dried. lb 10c CRANBERRIES 2 qK. 15? Big Thursday SpeciaL Iral t- .Ib 3futton (hoot, lb -. 13e Mutton Leg. lb I5e Ilamburgrr bteak. 2 lb .... 25c Humade Jaoase, 3 lbs. ...... 25c Fare Hog Lard, lb I5c rork Chop. lb 20c M-.tftEt Irenilnm Hams, lb 21c ftwlft's lreinlnm Bacon. lb 32c Sniffs rremtam Bacon, sliced. .. 35c Premium Lard, $1.45 Bast of Cunrt Honee ill SICK CHILD IS E If cross, feverish or bilious give ' ' California Syrup of Figs." yto matter what ails jour child, a gentle, thorough laxative should always be the first treatment given If your little one Is out-of-sorts, half sick, isn't resting, eating and acting naturally look. Mothers! see if tongu- is coated. This is a sure sign that it s little stomach, liver and bowels are clogged with waste. When cross. Irri table, feverish, stst-nach sour, breath bad or has stomach-ache, diarrhoea, sore throat, full of cold, give a. tea spoonful of "California Syrup of figs. and 'in a few hours all the constipated poison, undigested food and sour bil gently moves out of its little bowels without griping, and yon have a well, Playful child again. Mothers can rest easy after giving this harmless "fruit laxative." becaus it never fails to cleanse the little one's liver and bowels and sweeten the stom -ach and they dearly love Its pleasant taste. Full directions for babies, chil dren of all ages and for grown-ups printed on each bottle. Beware of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask your druggist for a 5-cent bottle or "California Syrup of Figs." then se that It is made by the "California Fis Syrup Company." Advertisement. mute tr. Infants and Invalids HOftLICfC'S THE ORIGINAL The Food-Drink for all Ages Rich male, mailed grain, in powder form. For infants, invalids cJ grown children. Rirenutrition,uphundmg!kwhoIebody. Invigorates nursing mother a) the aged. More healthful than tea or coffee. Utiloss you say "HQRUOICS' you may gat a substitute How to Wave Hair to Appear Naturally Curly LOOK AT TOO Safe Ton won't ne-wi to tvaort to the parching. jrorchtnc cortin Iron if you -am adopt tho ? simple plan I will meatioa. Ira't that gov X news At nifrht merely apply a. little Uqaid r merin with a. clean tooth brush, drawing this through the hah- from root to tip. Thin will impart a delightful -ay appear ance a nd a bright 1 oatre suggest i e f 'hidden sunshine.' it will prove ben-rtiai to the hair, tnstead of making it brittle and dead looking as the hot iron does. In the morning, instead ofyour tresses being mean and contrary yoa will find thtra qnite easy to do up in any form, and there will be no unpleasant odor, grease or stickiness about the hair I would suggest that you ak your druggist for tie Hqui-X silxnerine four or five ounceswhich, 111 require no mixing and you can pour a litt a into a saucer when required. Emll Cnuisoa In Hygienic Review Ad ertisemeni. COAL WOOD WD KINDLING. HEID BROTHERS Phone 35 and 38. Corner Teiai and Dallas Sts. COTTON ADDITION LOTS Best Bay in EI Paso A. P. COLES & BROS, AgtnU.