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- 5ate Mils, 12SCT M- x- .- kuIJ, 49V irrania rurrewT, 3r. har silver. H. H. - 'pppr T24&26; grains j-Mdvp to-k higher. LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. u.s flKL ill tit m O fi s BTT T i jWltll Commission Plan For Settle ment Of Disputes Meets With Favor, Is Report. REBUILDING OF MEXICO DESIRED U. S. Government Favors Extending Conferences to Cover Wide Scope. .f - -WASHINGTON, D. C, July 22. VA If Francisco Villa is reallr " alive and heading1 a recrudes cence of his -warfare against the de iVt government of Mexico, the United ci-ije is jienecuy wining to assist in ihis elimination through the use of its nllitary forces if the Carranza govern- aent so desires. It was indicated to day ihe present tendency is to con sider dealing- with the bandit problem in jaexico a matter ot cniei concern to i jthe do facto government. It appeared j the Fmted States would not insist on sharing in the effort. I B Vf.pntan. h... r tf r.fTiT. I WoVemmenfs proposals for a Joint com- I Emiscinn in tfi riiffiouitioa h.ivun ' the I nited States and Mexico appeared I certain today An announcement was expected momentarily. ! American government officials be lieve widening the scope of the discus sion would offer opportunity for evolu tion of a Plan that would rehabilitate Mexico. Probable Commissioners. , n some quarters it is reported that cTref justice White, aided by MaJ. Gen. i Goethals, who recently resigned as governor of the Panama canal zone. and Frederick Lebmann, formerly so licitor general ana a member or the i.. o.umraiauuncuniOTnreai .xiaB- , ! A.rTVf' J?! Jlo,-C0 tre2S2 ' American commissioners. The name i I of Lou s D. Brandeis, associate justice I . j ,; I . of the supreme court, also is men- f ucned. . . . t,,:. r-.k. ! I appears certain that Luis Cabera. 52J'd&Z i as his probable associates are men of great prominence in Mexican economic life, and it is argued from this tnat 7?V.T, ,if ulZ. 7i, th Sf,? h,rf L fr .aSr usslon may nave a far greater 'fen. mmission may ask than the mere eettlement of the border disputes. SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR QUERETARO SUFFERERS RAISED IN EL PASO Subscriptions for the Queretaro flood Isufferers are being taken up among the Mexican and American residents of El IPaso and will be forwarded to the re- j if committee at Quetetaro for the re- XeI of the people in the Hercules dis trict where their homes were washed Baway and their possessions carried away In the flood. Money, food or clothing is being asked for by the El Paso committee. The committee is headed by Rev. Law rence Reynolds, principal of the Lydia Patte-son institute at 303 South Flor ence street The appeal ig made urgent because of the impoverished condition or Jhe country and the inability of that i'SStrlct to render relief to its suffer ers from the flood. A number of subscriptions have been received and the first relief will be lorwarded Monday to the sufferers. in addition to the relier work on the 4meri an side, the Mexican residents of Juarez, including a number of young women, wui give a Kermesse Sunday afternoon and evening. SEN. TREVINO SAYS VILLA IS IN DURANGO SIERRAS Gen. Jac.nto Trevlno has telegraphed to consul Andres Garcia that Villa is believed to be m the sierras of the Du- rango country and that he is sending Jiree strong columns in pursuit oi mm rith orders to pursue him in whichever i direction he may go. in his messaeg to the carranza con- Isul Garcia, Gen. Trevino denied that Villa was going in the direction of Minaca and Gen. Obregon, in a similar I message, made tbe same statement. 'WILL TEST TUCSON'S RIGHT TO TAX OUTSIDE SOLICITORS ITucson Ariz July 22. The right of i Me citv to levy a heavy tax upon 1 agents soliciting for outside firms will be tested in tne courts. Richard Hardy. Tucson agent for a Chicago grocery firm, arrested for fall- ure to take out a license, has offered lu ana nas erapioyea an attorney to ES?' H" S?HE..to,. d.e,JS0: XL' i.S ,r.,;,: .'t?.. ".": gaged in legitimate Interstate merce. CAPACITY OF DOUGLAS ICE PLANT IS TO BE DOUBLED Douglas, Ariz, July 22. Forty tons, the daily manufacturing capacity of the plant of the Douglas Traction & Light company, is far too small for of Charles E. Hughes for his western present needs and much ice has had to J speechmaking tour was nearly com be secured from other points this sum- pleted. but as the demand for speeches. mer. So this fall work will be started ! was five times what the candidate on construction of a brand new Ice and ' could accomplish, announcement of the coid storaco nlant to cost $100,000 and final program was being delayed until toi have capacity for making 100 tons nK 1r. o ri . Ice a dj.y. de Sam ETmem JO SINGLE COPT . Wou ES PAPER IS I1U Asserts Sonora Merchants Not Required to Accept It in Pay for Goods. Douglas. Ariz, July 21. P. Ellas Calles. military governor of Sonora. practically repudiated Carranza cur rency in Sonora through a manifesto issued Friday declaring no merchant would hereafter be forced to accept it in exchange for goods. The fact that merchants have been compelled to accept the paper peso for ten cents gold valuation, whereas It can be purchased at the border for less than half that amount, has nearly forced them out of business. Payrolls at Cananea. Nacozari and El Tigre have for several months been disbursed in silver. Carranza soldiers have heretofore been paid in currency. What will hap pen if they are still paid in currency which the merchants are not obliged to accept, cannot be foretold. Yaqnfo Art Murdering. Gen. Calles expected to leave here today or tomorrow for the Yaqui coun try near Guaymas to reopen the cam paign against the Taqui Indians who are again on the warpath. It is reported bands of hostiles are raiding ranchers, holding up trains and killing Mexican troops wherever found in small detachments. It is re ported that Taquis held up a south bound train near Lencho July 17, kill ing everv one on board. On July 15 some Carranza soldiers were trapped anl killed. o Rioting nt Cananea. No anti-American demonstrations have occurred in Cananea. according to a telenhone message from T. E. Paschal, forwarding agent of the Ca- nanea Consolidated Copper company at i -cI.4.... TT.. ..M .lii. I.A H.xY 4b11.ai1 with pnanna Murine th rtav and no one there had heard of any dis plays of hostility toward Americans. Iteliable Americans reaching Doug las late Friday from Cananea said the only trouble in the district took place Monday when a number of Mexi cans looted the company store at Puer tocitos, a detached mine of the Cananea company, eight miles from the town. Lootera Cnptnred. Rescued. The looters were captured in the act by Mexican policemen and several were arrested. As Col. Jesus Aguirre, commander of the garrison at Cananea ... ,,KllM nrri.r ih.t everv nerson captured in the act of looting should , ,,. , ,,.i, r ,T nf thn Me ,..t.;. t-.it iu.c. v. ...... ..- - - men arrested organized a rescue party h,.h H,nrTT,rt ,h. i ,, Purtocitos Monday night. The policemen defend- h . . kied ?LtLZSll.aenA and the li 3Uaail v.ivtuv u Th rescue party and the prisoners then fled to the mountains, being pur- sued by a detachment of troops7 The outcome of the chase was not known -,- ,,. fh ...in,,, ,ho brought the news to the border left. They -were unable to account for the statement that there had been" anti American demonstrations. TENTH PENNSYLVANIA MOVES TO CAMP STEWART The Tenth Pennsylvania infantry has moved to Camp Stewart and is now es tablished in its new camp. The other Pennsylvania commands will follow Monday as there will be no moving Sunday. On Monday, the Third infantry, the first of the Philadelphia brigade, will go into camp at the new site and will be followed by the First and Second Pennsylvania infantry regiments, com pleting the moving of the Philadelphia brigade. No more troops have arrived in El Paso but the Ohio and South Carolina, as well as the 33rd Michigan regiment are expected in early next week. A;urse Takes Legacy Of $50,000 With Calmness Phoenix, Ariz.. July 22. Miss Eunice Wingo, who lately was willed $50,000 by Mrs. Harry E. Kirk of Douglas, is a nurse in regular employment at St. Luke's Home, a sanitarium in the out skirts of Phoenix. She takes her good fortune with all calmness and states that she will continue her present occupation. She has been in Phoenix only a month, coming here from Douglas and Cananea. FERGUSON CLAIMS MAJORITY OF MORE THAN 150,000 VOTES Austin. Texas. July 22. Gov. J. E. Ferguson left at noon today for Temple to cast his ballot in the primary elec tion. Before leaving the governor de clared that his majority will be over 130.000 in today's primaries. No busi ness was transacted today in the state departments. STRIKE OF GARMENT WORKERS IS SETTLED Kan- Vnt- T1 tt Cntlnman r tne strike and lok "; hich for sev. , feraI months has tied u the Barn,ent ' '? try In thl? city an- I nounced today at a mctinc between representatives of the Cloak, Suit and Skirt Manufacturers' association, and the union. rnXKRAIlY FOR HUGHES IS NEARLY COMPLETED New Tork. July 22. Chairman Wil liam Willcox of the Republican nation al committee, said toaay tne itinerary . ' ' -is of various sections could be ' Al 1 adjusted. Settles His PA4SO c KExvAfMD FIV2 EN. CLEMENT 1BI' GUEST: Pennsylvania Commander i Responds to 'Army Night' Welcome at Temple. A crowd of visiting Masons from the army camps, etate and regular, in and around El Paso, Jammed the several apartments of the Masonic temple from afternoon till midnight Friday night, taking advantage of the Invitation of El Paso lodge No. 130. A. F. & A. M to its "army nigh-" entertainment. Ma sons wearing the uniform, registered and unregistered, numbered about 1000. The big assembly hall on the top floor of the building was packed when wor shipful master Horace B. Hayes opened the ceremonies at 9 oclock, the majority of the visitors being craftsmen from the jurisdiction of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Candidate7 Wife Sends Him Pin. The lodge exemplified the third de gree upon Charles J. McMahon. a mem ber of the 20th regular infantry band. At the close of the initiation E. M. Whitaker. junior Warden of Fraternity lodge No. 1111. A. F. & A. M.. in behalf of Mrs. McMahon. wife of the newly made Master Mason, presented the can didate with a beautiful Masonic pin, embellishing his speech with an ora torical tribute to woman. Past Masters Introduced. All the. past masters present were introduced by past master Wyatt V. Evans, whose Invitation to Mr. Whita ker to deliver a welcome to the visitors was responded to by Fraternity lodge's junior officer with an eloquent talk to the soldiers. Mr. Whitaker made it plain that Masons In all organizations of the army are welcome at the meet ing of the craft and at the library. Gen. Clement. Past Master. MaJ. Gen. Charles Cle'ment. commanc-inc- the Seventh division of the army. with headauarters at Camp Stewart. I who sat among the past masters, hav- ; Ing attained that degree by virtue of . nis services 10 Aiaciay juuge ... -. . in Sunburg, Fa, replied to the welcome offered in a short speech that was filled I with patriotic utterances and Masonic admonitions. Praises 1 Paso's Hospitality. . .., .... .- uen. vieiuein daiu uiai .c men v.. the Seventh division, now one of the big units of the army, had laid down their work at home most cheerfully to move to El Paso for the protection ot Americans along the border and that 10 a man iney naxi uech ucubu ,... . the hospitality of i-1 Pasoans. lie spoKe oi tne nistory oi tne pioneers ui the Lone Star state who had. after most sanguinary experiences, brought their state into the union, and praised their patriotism during the past few ve-ar while disorder across the south ern border had been a constant menace, j TTn rallpd on the men of his command, i Id Like To Help Kill Villa) DP T M as well as civilian Masons here, to keep J largely attended and there were many in minri th. t.chlniTs of the order!, ., T. . -- in minu luc ico.inbo v w v. ... . , which relate to good citizenship and I : ....... .....1 v,0At fft. th ' . square uettiii.es txu constituted authorities. soiiare dealings ana respect lor me Every Mason on the Jvel. Gen. Clement dwelled on the equality before the Masonic altar of every man, from the humblest to the one of highest power. He said to candidate McMa hon: "Upon the floor of a lodge of Masons there are no distinctions among men; forget not that whatever a man's rank or station in worldly life may be, whether he wear the plain uniform of the private or the double stars of the major general, whether he be the hum blest laborer or the man who has ac quired riches and power, he is on the level with every other Mason in the lodge." McCnllum Sings Solos. During the degree work M. H. He Callum sang ritualistic solos, accom panied by W. R. Taylor on the pipe organ. The regular officers of El Paso lodge occupied the chairs, and were assisted bv John Temple Rice. W. W. Click, John D. Mason and other past masters. A number of officers of Fraternity lodge assisted in committee owrk dur ing the afternoon and evening. Many of the leaders ot the Scottish Rite were present. llanquet Served By Eastern Stnr. After the ceremonies and talks the soldier visitors were served with a banquet in the basement banquet halL The tables were filled twice before the last of the crowd had received atten tion. The women of Harmony chapter. Order of the Eastern Star, were in charge of the banquet. Equine Heroes Of Carrizal To Rejoin Tenth At Front The cavalry horses which were In the fight at Carrizal, Mexico, between the Tenth V. S. cavalry and Carranclsta soldiers, will leave Fort Bliss to re sume duty in Mexico next week. They arrived at the fort in a wretched condition, having been with out feed for several days while in the hands of the Mexicans. They were held for several days after the release of the prisoners from the Chihuahua prison. Two dusky members of the Tenth are looking after the horses and they will acoempany the mounts back t Mexico. CARRANZA IS CONSIDERING CHANGES I.N HIS CABINET Mexico City, Mer, July 22. Gossip In official circles here states Gen. Car ranza is considering changes in his cabinet, though no definite program has yet been decided upon. At the offices of the minister of for eign affairs It -was stated that no re ply had yet been received to the last note sent to Washington regarding the settlement of the differences between the United States and Mexico. Political Differences With Ballots Mexico With Bulk EL PASO. TEXAS. SATURDAY EVENING. HI! MURDER IS PUB War Department Informed Killing of Officer Seems Act of Insane Jealousy. ALPINE INGLOOM; FUNERAL IS HELD Mrs. Butler Declares Her Husband and Mrs. Spannell Were Equally Guiltless. WASHINGTON. D. C, July 21. War department reports today from Alpine, Texas, giving fur ther details of the shooting of Lieut. CoL M. C. Butler. Sixth cavalry, by Harry J. Spannell. manager of an Al pine hotel, say CoL Butler was "abso lutely innocent of any wrong." and whatever the cause might have be' . "it appears like a cold blooded, pre meditated murder committed by a man crazed by jealousy." Sam Spannell Jraloun Dlspoxirionnl. The report says Spannell invited Col. Butler to ride in his automobile in a seat beside Mrs. Spannell and that Spannell then drove into the residen tial section of Alpine and killed both .trailer and Mrs. Spannell. Just how the. killing was done." I says the report. 'cannot positively be seems not tn hava i stated as there been any witnesses present. CoL and . -; :: i, w. ";-. ", ..,. Mr. and Mrs. Spannell. taking frequent ar'ves with the Spannells. Spannell seems to hare been of extremelv jealous disposition and it is stated that he had frequent disagreements TVftfo Vila Vlftt T0l.rt -0 O 4 CVAfl. fl." - . - "" " " " oeauiy. CoL Butler will be buried In Arling ton national ceemtery here Monday. Alpine Is In Gloom. Alpine. Texas. July 22. Alpine, j -. ... ... s. .... ...- o x...,. . uciiji suricu u uic oiiiwueii-Duuer killing, was town of sorrow today. The body of Mrs. Crystal Holland Spannell was burled today. The funeral was held at 9:30 oclock from the home of the parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Hol land. The Interment was made in the Alpine cemetery. The funeral was flowers. The body of Lieut. Col. M. a " - .- . ......&w. - day by his widow and young son. It will be buried in Arlington national cemetery. Mrs. Butler's parting words to friends in Alpine were: "Neither my husband nor Mrs. Spannell was in the least to blame." The whereabouts of Spannell are being kept secret here. The kill ing Is believed to have been committed ! under the influence of insane jealousy, Both Conples Popular. j Mrs. Spannell was 29 years old and , an extremely pretty woman and very popular in Alpine. Her husband, who I was managing the Holland hotel, was . cf a jovial and kindly nature, law abid- ing, a devoted husDand. lie has made many friends in Alpine. CoL Butler had been stationed here for about two months and had lived at the. Holland. Ills wife Joired him a month aco and since then the Spannells and Butlers have been constantly together. Killing Totally Unexpected. The tragedy was totally unexpected. Mr. Spannell who has a ready wit. was talking gaily with people In the front of the hotel as he ushered his wife and Col. Butler Into the car. No one knows what precipitated the tragedy. On one of the residence streets of town he suddenly turned and shot CoL Butler again and again in the face. People nearby heard Mrs. Spannell cry. "Harry, don't kill me'" Spannell hen took up another revolver and shot her in the forehead and chest It is said he then ran toward town but turned and went back to the car and shot again. Then he gave himself up. Spannell broke down almost at once and sobbed bitterly over his madness. Kxnmlnlnc Trial Next Week. It is not believed here the examin ing trial will be held before next Wed nesday unless Spannell requests an earlier date. So far as known he has not engaged counsel here. The only information available here is that Spannell is "somewhere in some Jail." In west Texas. Considerable feel ing Is still evidenced. The opinion of all who knew Mrs. Spannell seems to be that her life was above reproach. Mrs. Spannell was educated at Bay (Contlnaed on page 5. column ft.) : : : : : : : : : Till: DAY IN CONGRESS. Senate. Further efforts toward sen ate action urging clemency for Sir Roger Casement failed. Resumed debate on army ap propriation bill. Ilonse. Not In sesKion. Meets Tuesday. T JULY 22. 1916. BELUfcRED PLAGUE DEATHS iE IIPSIIG 39 Die in 24 Hours in New York City; New Jersey Has 239 Cases of Disease. New Tork. July 22. There were more deaths in the epidemic of Infantile paralysis during the last 24 hours than at any time since the inception of the disease four weeks ago. Since 10 a.m. Friday the plague kifled 39 children in the five boroughs or New Tork City. There were 135 new cases. Quarantine regulations of Increasing severity were reported from a number of cities and towns near New Tork. A total of 229 cases of Infantile pa ralysis are reported from New Jersey. The cases in Connecticut number 59. New Tork state, outsid? of New Tork City, has 195 cases. A marked increase was shown and deaths indicated that the epidemic aided by a wave of high humidity, was becoming more -widespread. Cases to date total 2662 and deaths Qnackji Ilenp Ilarreat. Hundreds of "quack" doctors, patent medicine fakers and get-rich-quick schemers are thriving on th epidemic. Dr. Oscar M. Leiser, assistant director of public health education, declared today. "Solutions that cost five to ten cents a gallon to prepare are being sold for ?1 a bottle." he asserted. Commenting on the big increase in the number of deaths from the disease, health commissioner Emerson insisted that the outlook was "not discourag ing," saying that irregular returns were to be expected. NO CLUE TO DYNAMITE ATTEMPT IS DISCOVERED Ti-lntrtart fVTn Jnlv 5 Tncltn. t tion into the dynamite explosion which I ... .... i.. ...- .... . wrecked the home of superintendent Charles O'Neil at Starkville, and which resulted in slight injury to one of nine inmates of the house has failed to de velop any clew to the perpetrators ot the outrage or any motive for the act. Bloodhounds which were taken to the scene shortly after the explosion found no trail and tne oincers reported to- rij;' that the had no information upon which to work The dynamite which wrecked the ","f 1 Placed on nouse oi 5uperimenaent u.eil was , to auvise me Amtni-au 4iiiioMtiur .w t mj.i- firm a lh ,..,.,,. rt Tilled on window Mil on the smith f.-imt Britain "to use his kindlv of- I American nrros as tne greatest pos- side of the dwelling and was exploded by means of a 16 foot fuse. Officers todav are seeking information to con- nect the dynamiting with a series of similar outrages which have occurred at Starkville in the past year. 35,000 COAL MINERS TO RECEIVE WAGE INCREASE Kansas City, Mo, July 22. The two year wage increases for the 35.000 coal miners of Missouri. Kansas. Arkansas and Oklahoma agreed upon by a sub committee of the conference of miners and operators, was accepted here to day by the full conference and will become operative August 1. Three cents per ton on machine mined and solid sheeting coal is one of the in creases. Other increases are: Five cents a ton on pick mined coal in certain fields. Five percent for all yardage, dead -work and day labor. -.m,,,,, ncic vit t c ttn UBtKLULUMi MLLi) Z43 IN TEXAS DURING JUNE Austin, Texas. July 22. The state health department today made public the sanitary report for the month of June, as based on reports received front city and countv health officers. This report shows that during the past month there were 249 deaths from tuberculosis, not including 42 new cases reported. SO cases of smallpox with eight deaths. 59 cases ot scarlet fever with one death. 29 cases of diph theria with nine deaths. 159 cases of typhoid fever with 59 deaths. PUBLISHERS ARE INVITED TO PAPER PRICE HEARING Washington. D. C-. July 22. News paper publishers throughout the coun try were Invited today by the federal trade commission to be represented at a hearing here Aucust 1. on whether there has been undue increase in ths price of news print paper. The commission expects to report to the senate by October 1. It asks that any newspapers not receiving a copy of the schedules it is sending out. to apply for them or forward any infor mation to the secretary. TUCSON FIRM ERECTING $40,000 GRAIN ELEVATOR Tucson. Ariz.. July 22. Favored by low freight rates on grain, Tucson is an important milling point. The Eagle ; Milling company now Is starting erec- j tion of an elevator at its plant, at a I cost of $40,000. While only a small j proportion of the wheat needed has been grown in the past around Tucson. the milling company has been active in ueveiopmein oi mis leaiure ox local resources. IHSHEE'S FIRK INSURANCE LOWER. Bisbee. Ariz., July 22. Largely through the efforts of fire chief Barney Norton, the insurance rates of Bisbee have been reduced materially, follow ing a business district reduction made last winter. The new residential base rate is 1.12. TfCSO.N COOIv MORRIS DIES. Tucson, Ariz, July 22. Fritz Morris, chef at the Santa Rita hotel, shot down a few days ago at his work, is dead of his wounds. He is reported to have quarreled with his brotherinlaw. W. D. Pearce. a ne ro barber. ANYWHERE 60c A MONTH I TL M. A f m J i lie rr ui mu vjiujioo APPARENTLY ' the Germans are preparing for further attacks in an effort to check the allied offtnsive in northern France. London today reports an intense bombardment of the British lines at various places, gas shells and tear-producing projectiles being freely used. The British are re plying vigorously. The afternoon bulletin from Paris ignores the Somme front. In the Verdun sector the Germans at tacked a French position south of Damloup. northeast of the fortress, but were repulsed, tins bulletin says. Berlin announces the sinking by German submarines on July 17 of six British trawlers off the Eng lish coast. The British steamers Wolf of 2443 tons and Karma of 2354 tons, and the French steamer Cattols of 1200 tons sunk. have been BRITISH LUES iE BOMBARDED London. Eng July 22 A spirited artillery duel along the British front in northern France, during which the British front lins and supoprtlng trenches were bombarded with gae shells and projectiles containing eje irritants, are recorded in today's war office reports. Aside from these heavy bombard ments at several points on the front in the past 12 hours, there have been no 1 important developments. tSAYS BRITAIN WOULD RESENT ACTION KfcUAKUlHli LASi.MtNl Washlngtcn. D. C. July 22. When senator Martine again today proposed his resolution to have president Wil son urge a stay of execution for Sir Roger Casement, chairman Stone, of the foreign relations committee, told the senator that ambassador Page had informed the state department the British government would resent any such representations. Senator Stone again opposed the resolution. -Martine finally onerea a new resoiu- ' tion which would request the president ' fees unofficially, to ask for commuta- 1 tion in the sentence of death passed ur-cn Sir Roirer Casement." senator pneian suDmutea one to asK the British government "for clemency in the treatment of Irish political prisoners." Senator Thomas objected to immediate consideration of both and they went over until Monday with out action. U. S. WILL PRESS CASE OF MAIL INTERFERENCES Washington, D. C July 22. If Great Britain's memorandum regarding mail seizures, now on its way to Washing ton from ambassador Page, neglects to discuss the principles for which the United States contends, as has been In dicated in forecasts of its contents, the American government will press for a complete reply making it plain that It considers delay in answering the American note inexcusable. STRONG GERMAN ATTACK IS REPULSED BY FRENCH Paris, France, July 22. A strong German attack northwest of St. Die. in the Vosges. was repulsed Friday night Dv tne rrencn. me war uiuce repvrt ui todav says. On the Verdun front the Germans bombarded violently French positions In the sectors of Fleury and Fumin wood. In the region of Moulin-Sous-Toutevent a 6trong German re connaissance was dispersed. SUBMARINE IS SIGHTED; IS BELIEVED U. S. BOAT Bridgeport. Conn, July 22. Theodore Judson, keeper of the Stratford light house, reports sighting at 9:45 a. m.. a large submarine bound east. Commander R. H. M. Robinson, gen eral manager of the Lake Torpedo Boat company, says that the G-3. a United States submarine which came to the Lake shipyards for repairs, left this morning for New London. DEUTSCHLAND IS STILL MOORED IN U. S. PORT Baltimore, Md., July 22. Little ac tivity was coticeable this forenoon about the pier at Locust Point where the German merchant submarine Deutschland is moored The tug Thomas F. Timmons lay alongside, as rbe has almost constantly for the last week, with a full head of steam up. Practice and Loads of Fun For Boys in "Y" Music Club MUSIC is an essential part of a boy's education. Plans for the fall work of the local Y. M. C. A. include a boys' choir. In this work a club for the boys" will be organized, wherein they will be drilled in chorus work, and possibly be given instruction in sight reading. This practice and exercise will be full of interest for the boy, and in ad dition to the benefits derived from it, he will have loads of fun. There will be parties, socials, suppers, bean feeds, hikes, concerts, etc All El Paso boys will be eligible for a try out for this club. If you sins at all you should try out, A membership to the Y. M. C. A. will be given to the boys absolutely free for obtaining only a small number of new subscribers. Call to see H. H Fris, circulation manager of the El Paso Herald. HOME EDITION 1VKATIIER FORECASTS. EI Tao and xtrt Tea fair; Xtr Mexico, lon&l thcndrr Miowrrs; Arizona, local thundrr nhowrr. 36 PAGES. FOUR SECTIONS. TODAY ENVOY Says Field Of Unofficial Retaliation on Part of , S. Almost Unlimited. SECRET BLACKLIST LONG PRACTICED Neutral Envoy Asserts Thai Britain's Action Constitutes Grave Tactical Blunder. W ASHINGTON. D. C July 22. Sir Cecil Spring-Rice and act ing aecretry of state Polk to day discussed the British blacklist against firms in the United States, un der the "trading with the enemy" act, but no announcement of their talk was made. Administration officials are considering what steps to take to meet the situation. Reports have become current that merchants of the United States may take measures la retaliation because of what Is considered the unnecessary and unfair act of Great Britain. LONDON. Eng, July 21. A neutral diplomat exceptionally -well in formed regarding the details ot the economic war which Great Britain is waging on the Central powers, today declared to a representative of the Associated Press that he regarded the recent publication by the British gor- I eminent of the blacklist of certain sible tactical blunder at this stage. when a French loan is about to be floated in America and important Rus sian financial arrangements are under way there." Secret Blacklist. "It Is a blunder." continued the diplo mat, "because it s unnecessary, since for months most of the firms on the list have been on a, snbrosa blacklist. "Possibility of legal retaliation against the blacklist is a question for international lawyers. But the possi bility of unofficial retaliation is al most unlimited. The position of Brit ish traders in a number of fertile fields might be made decidedly uncomfort able." English Captives Are Teaching Turs Football London. Eng July 22. A British doctor released by the Turks says Ensli&h captives ere teaching the sultan's men to play foot ball, a irame the Turks are takinir tin -rlth I great zeal. I i FRANCO-BRITISH RUSH IS ABANDONED, SAYS GERMANY Berlin, Germany. July 22. The Ger man army headquarters staff. In the official statement issued today, claims that the great uniform Anglo-French attack on the Somme in France has been abandoned. ADMITS SOME SHORT GE IN GKRUIX FOODSTUFFS Amsterdam. Holland. July 22. Ad mitting that there is a shortage In. Germany of certain kinds of foodstuffs, the Berliner Tageblatt says Adolph T. Batocki. president of the German food regulation board, told a conference at Darmstadt it was impossible to over come the shortage. Headded that he did not see how it would be possible to increase the potato allowance from one-half pound to two pounds per individual per week. GERMAN EAST AFRICAN TMVNS HELD BY BRITISH London. Eng, July 22. British troops operating in the northeastern section of German East Africa have occupied Muheza and Amani and have captured the whole of the Usambara railway, ac cording to an official announcement made here today.