Mx.can bask notes, state bills, $734.00; pesos,
eld, $3, Mexican gold, S51; naoonales, 26c; bar silver,
H. &. H quotation, $1.28'4; copper, 18H19c; grain,
higher, livestocks, strong; stocks, strong.
El Paso and west Texas, fair and warmer, Sew
Mexico, fair, warmer in southeast; Arizona, lair, little
change m temperatnrt.
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
EL PASO. TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 8, 1920.
1o PAGES. 2 SECTIONS. TODAY
SIXGLB COPT. FIVE CENTS.
DELIVERED AXT WHERE. ?e MOXTg
Regarded As No More
Than " B ook A djust
ment" Of Corporation.
COURT ISSPLIT I
ON NEW RULING
Government Must Refund
Millions Of Dollars To
U. S Taxpayers.
WASHINGTON". D C March 8.
Provisions of the Income tax
act of 1916 taxing a. income
stork dividends declared by corpora
tions out of earning and profits ac
i rump subsequent to March 1. 1913.
v ere held unconstitutional today by
the supreme court.
Justice Pitney In rendering the
court's opinion said stock: divi
dends are no more tban a "book
adjustment and do net cbanse
the nature, character, mutual re
lation or Interests of a corpora
Iio fuJd a. Hfnclr ttlvlri.nif ! In ...
Tn o nnt a dilrt.nri hnf rath.p th.
No parr of the assets of the com-
, , 'M'E?Ud 'r0?1 lIif J25"X5
i nd h said 'nothing distributed
rent paper certificates that evi-
.knee an antecedent lacrtu. In the1
i tine of the stockholdrV capital in- f
trrest resulting from an accumulation
of profits bv the company, but profits
p far absorbed in the bnatnesa as to 1
'filler it imnractirahle to nitint.
thra from withdrawal and distribn-
'ar from being; a realization of
l.rofi-s of the stockholder. It tends
-aihT to postpone such realisation,
ii hit the fund -epreeented by the
i e stock has been transferred from
surplus to capita and nolonger is
mailable for actual distribution
Stockholder Receive. Ttothlng.
ine raniu ana coniroung tact
i. -hat the stockholder has received
lOthlng out oi the company's assets i
for his separate use and benefit: on
the contrary, every dollar of his orlg-
i-.il investment, together with whit- '
-rer a-cretlons and aceumnlations
have resulted from employment of his i
nnne and that of the ether stack- I
Aiders in the bentmees of the com-
. remains the pranartir .,
re company and subject In lilisTimu
risaa xvnicc may result m wiping on: ,
xne entire lnveaxment
The court upheld federal court -de- 1
"' denying tbe authority of can-
eress to tax stock dividends and
awarding to Myrtle H. Macomber I
""L m& S!-h?d-idJmr?-
elved in January Ul as a stock!
dividend from the Standard Oil com'
OH com- i
nan, of California.
Under tbe court's ruling:, the fed
eral g-&ernment must refund millions
(Continued on pace 13. eelumn
Ruins Of Famous,
Old Point Comfort. Va March 8-
Firemen, aided by civilians and sol
diers from Fortress Monroe, today
befan searching tha ruins of the
("nanaberlaba hotel for possible vic
tims of the fire which last night
completely destroyed the big struc
ture. Effort also was being made to
check up the 26 or more guests
as well as 170 employes. Rumors
that two or three persons bad per
'shed were discounted by the hotel
The Chamberlain, probably one
of tbe best known tourist hotels on
rhe Atlantic coast, was located on the
ffoernment reservation. It was
spven stories in height and of frame
The flames broke out on tne
ground floor and soon were beyond i
tmtroL The loss. lncMoing ue -ei-i
fects of guesta. was estimated at!
more than S3.00e.000. i
Assert Himself Or
T30STON. Mass.. March 8. Growing;
11 weakness on the part um men
of the country Is developing a
sinister feminism, cardinal 0Con
nell told a Fathering of men at the
Cathedral of the Holy Cross last
Man, as the head of the bouse, he
said, should assert his proper au
thority In the home. ,
Failure to do this, the cardinal
asserted, leads to a false feminism
-n-hich unless It is curbed in time win
have disastrous results for humanity.
"The women are becoming masculine.
If you please, and the men are be
coming effeminate This Is dis
order Cardinal OXonnell questioned
now a father conld "look on and
.fc his children, especially the
stria running rampant without
any consideration for modesty."
The evil of extravagant expendi
ture which, he predicted, would
r-auve a financial reaction in America
to some degree similar to that which
has caused Europe's virtual bank
ruptcy, was criUcieed. The cardinal
argued also against what he said
was a continual clamor for more pay
by working men and advised that
they be on their guard against a
tplrit working underhanded for per
petual strikes with the purpose of
destroying organisation and indus
try. FRENCH LOSE HEAVILY IN
RECENT CILICIA FIGHTING
Paris. France. March 7. French resentatives of the railroad brotber
iuu. im nHiria from tbe end of hoods and the roads will meet here I
to reoruary ia. wnicn m-
dades tbe period during which dis
orders occurred at siarasa were is.
killed; ITS wounded and 181 missing.
according to tbe Temps. Losses of
French regulars and native troops
- T-e Included In ihese figures.
Plain Necessities Take The Prices Nowadays Of Luxuries Of Former Da
KILLS COLUMBUS ARMY CAPTA
Of Kidnapers Along Border;
American Held For Ransom
Mexico City Train Hold-Up Serious;
Passengers Burned to Death Who Re
mained in Cars; Pitched Battle Be
Yaqui Soldiers and Villa Followers.
PARTICULARS of the holdup and robbery of the
northbound Mexico Gty passenger tram near Corra
ritos, about 400 miles south of El Paso. Thursday last
indicate that the affair was much more serious than first
According to passengers who reached Chihuahua, the
tram was stopped by an explosive placed on the track,
which derailed the locomotive. A pitched battle en
sued between 50 Yaqui soldiers of the ham guard and
Villa foirowers to the number pf 300
Francisco V3ia in person.
Nineteen aoldtors, four civilians'
and ten of the bandits had been
killed when the fighting ended with
the retirement of a sub-lieutenant
and six Tao.uis. all of the train gnard
who remained unwounded.
'tlla then herded the passengers
near-oy mil. tnreatentng them
In lth death. ApoHnar Ruvalcaba.
(train conductor, and Jesus Garcia.
Pnlltnan condactor. were killed, the
i latter by a shot from Villa's pistoL
Am American. Jo-ph Williams.
I - .m.,!.,... j.r i,. .m.-!,...
S .."".U,5J. -.. Amerl""
""?.'. ennig corap.ny,
and M. Aamar, ar Arabian pa
.enper, were held for ransom,
while another American, S. W.
Black. wa not detained.
After vainly attempting to break
open the express ear safe, the ban-
dits set fhre to the train. Before.
leaving Villa harangued the passen-
gen, telling them be was not a baa-
dit. but that he was fighting for
ctTtl liberty and to avenge the death
of Gen. Felipe Angeles. In the
course of his talk he said trains
wonW . plttSl tTrnn.
The passenger walked 14 kilo-
meters north, where they were
p,eked op by a train from Jiminez.
' Many Burned to Death.
It u rted that a nnmber of
.LSV.JT ,L. ??LJ2l
LSSSa-anl I.?- . S.,"
S""?J? StJfcw,,1 S'J, rn?s
,e'f03T' hta i not confirmed.
The tory evf the robbery and Tmt-
v&s brought to El Paso Sunday
srtaat.br st- I Peltier. an American
resident of Mexico City,
trto to Vasal, These two men.
"iiotct iw was maaiug a trasmees
with Wmtanut, were tbe only Amer-
leans on tbe train when tbe hold-up
Threatened with Death.
!!! XE-?L "
death, the bandit, numbered about
The Tumi tnln m.rf tn.itr.
in a oWndSii ZJSPlt,???
in a gondola car behind the engine.
iint.nnt anH .ir mi , fw-.
six men had be-i
killed or wounded.
Jtu.iary oiiictais in Juarez said
aa hhotd.r, -irMa & &; - jbtsz
termption of train service for thejIor WOid i..iT. Kerve.
last two days as being dne to abort-1 . ?r.a II iH-T vau
IS ? .tBiP-SL"! 23.
rTr -- -a e. wu,uu recommended ny Mr. uanieis as neces-
Mdges burned by rebels south of .1 provide an adequate trained
$SSiKtt. . mu ..icservc. Ho approved the bureau of
ConHdence that Willfauns would 'Tig,tlon recorameiidaUon. for a
not be harmed by his castors, was ,-i -- Ar t.Mr.Timati mi -
expressed at the office of tbe com-;.M
pany here today.
!fa direct dricee h.H Iw,, ...it
by the company regarding tbe fate
nf Wintam t mas aw.MMa.nAx4 s-fc
of Williams, it was announced. Of
ficials said they were relying en
tirely upon news dispatches for their
WASHINGTON GETS REPORT
OF NEW KIDNAPING CASE
Washington. D. C March S. An
official report of the kidnaping of
Joseph Williams, an American min
ing engineer by bandits under Fran
cisco villa, was received today by the
state department- Williams was taken
auring an attack on a passenger train
on S, ana tw?tnr Americans
i ?"""" '"" .
The department announced that R.
iContlnned on liage 3. eelumn -4.)
While Wife Divorces
Chinese Who Would
Sell His Own Son
PATERSON. N. J-. March 8
Mother love was vindicated In
a clash with pagan custom by
a decision of chancery master Rob
ert Hopper in granting a divorce to
Mrs. Anna Lee Chow, American
wife of a Chinese merchant Mrs.
Lee Chow won the decree when
she told of being deserted on re
fusing her husband's request to
sell their first-born baby for liOv.
in compliance with an ancient Chi
"I loved my husband, but 1 loved
my baby more." she tearfully told
the court. "He told me it was the
custom in China to sell tbe first
born child and that he had found
a buyer for our baby. I Just
couldn't do it and when I refused,
he left me."
The master granted the decree
on erounds of desertion, and In his
findings complimented the woman
on "her mother love." "The en
lightened civilization of America
has no place for th customs -f the
ancient races." he added.
RAILROADS AND EMPLOYES
TO OPEN NEGOTIATIONS
Washington, IX C. March 8. Rep-
Wednesday to begin negotiations
tooklncr to a settlement of the wage
demands of tbe IMvMv railway I
workers. The machinery with which
an effort will be made to settle the
.dispute is that provided for in the .
J railroad bilL
thi, statement being
Shot By Squad
Acrua Prieta. Sonora. Mex.. alarch
S Word has b-Mi received here by
the military commander that Mateo
Plores. rebel leader of the state of
Tamaulipas. was apprehended in that
state on Saturday by Carransa troops,
accorded a speedy court martial late
in the afternoon and in the evening
executed in pnblic Mateo Plores is
said to hare more than ISO murders
to his credit since be deserted the
federal forces for banditry three
rRBMDEVT T.KES WTO ItlDB.
Washington. D. C March S. Presi
deut Wilson went riding today In an
opn automobile. He was accom
panied by Mrs. Wilson and rear ad
miral Graysun and V llmer Boiling.
Mr Wilson s brother.
KEEP il Til
Washington, I C March f TJn-
provision Is made to maintain
the efficiency of tbe present naal
re-err e force by systematic training.
1V .... . ,. -m k.
'i,h,I Lk of nJUntisJ
mndmTit-ti- when tte untryDen
". L' .P1!
" . '- .-. ... --
mtttee. In anotner war. tne stscrexavy
. there probably would not be tbe
iTr!l. nnM,nni ? nnmriAn -
"lI,t roaerve xorce reaoy xo oe
moMllxed the instant an emergency
arises," he declared. "These
.-T7T7 ..ti l. l
serves should be given
" "? ". ?"
men enroued and divided into
!-, ,!,. im.om to be trained 'for
,tw.e,,u??L -""S i!?.'
JZZ?- VJ? ZZ. t-
"; ..rf v .
hajbta and facilities on
coast was urged today oeiore tne
house naval committee by secretary
Immediate action was neerary.
he atd, to meet the nerds of the
Pacific fleet, which he pointed
out. was larger than the fleet
v.Rir cirtriro. mc gmw i jnvi.
Specific recommendations made bylin
the secretary were: (establishing his position and pre
D elopment of Pearl Harbor, venting further attacks on rme
Hawaii, as a supply base for the fleet Jnians
with facilities for repair and upkeep.)
. .! m. . Vn.t Wi.il.. ' C US DDIVf Dfi inn a"T?rTTl P
.t,rrUu..a.1rUM- ,c. --;. ja.V
Improvements at Guam to permit
of its serving as a fueling and repair
station for ships enroute to the Far
East and as a fueling base for United
States merchant marine vessels.
Enlanrement of the naval base at.delnhia. will b asked hv th ahlnninc
Bremerton. Wash, to permit caring) board tomorrow, chairman Payne an
for a larger quota of tbe fleet there.: nouneed today. ISach bidder will be
"This yard should become one off asked to submit his own terms for the
the main repair and docking vards I purchase of tbe yard and the bids
for capital Fhips." said Mr Daniels, j probably will be opened March SO.
Development of San IMego. Calif-, as The Hog Island yard Is estimated by
the main base of the Pacific fleet board officials to hae cost the go-
Continued on page 2 column
SSI FEIN FU1
TW.1.1t Tm VmoI. S Tka -.-.m
. . , .,. . .
meni nas inniinra an inquir? re-
gardlng the relations of certain Irish '
h.nk with the Sinn Fein. The oh-
. --states in payment or part or tbe San Francisco.
Ject Is to ascertain tbe amount and British debt to that countrv. stated John Barleycorn, while buried as
location of Sinn Fein funds and eane- there not the slightest In- many thought for all time, is Strug
dally. It I. -id. of recent large sum, S, .JKr oVanpaS fiM.m the fffnTh
received from America. ' of the British Wrt Indies. ' "" !"d Sj?1.S0S IS? Sf,'.. TS VS..
ONE HUNDRED ARMED MEN
ATTACK LIMERICK BARRACKS
Limerick. Ire. March X. One hun
dred men armed with rifles and high
explosives made an attack lasting an
hour on a police barracks at Doon.
near here, early this morning. Tbe
police resisted with rifles and hand
grenades and tbe attackers finally
, withdrew. one of tbe police was in-
The proved circulation ot
The Bl Paao Herald is nearly
twice that ot any other El
Government Discovers "Cooperative Kid
naping Association" for the "Kidnap
ing and Holding for Hansom of For
eigners, Preferably Americans."
WASHINGTON. D. C March & Discoverey of a "co
operative kidnaping association,'' having for its
purpose "the kidnaping and holding for ransom of for
eigners, preferably Americans," is announced by the
Mexican foreign office, according to advices today from
The announcement says this "unique company" is
tnarJ ,m nf Mvtran arv4 Am-eriranic on tne border.
based on reports from various con-'
uiar oincers. ine ioreign omcc says mc as&ucw
tion" also is engaged in tbe ignoble task of creating
trouble between the two countries."
-....- 0 Will .ar on Kidnapers.
Actinjr on tbe information presented
b the fort-ign office the -war depart
ment, ai-cordlng to these adtirefl. has
Iued instructions to the military
commanders in tbe states of Chihua
hua. Lfuransro Coabulla. Nuevo Leon
nnd Tatnaulipas to break up the kid-
naping organisations. The govern-1
ment sas it is believed the promoters,
of tho kidnaDtna ora-aniaation are I
rebel agents who recently circulated land sooth sides of tbe marshes,
band bills adertisinK the Teor-' it is recalled tbe Poles last week
ganixed government of free Mexicans" rejected overtures for an armistice,
Sd announcing a coup planned for, pending peace negotiations, holding
i) J- 1 the Bobwevlkl would strengthen their
Krenforee Railroad.. I unes during the time they are pro-
Recause of the frequency of at-, tected by tbe provisions of U trnee.
Ucks on railroad trains the Mexican i n,. meanUme. delegates from the
government plans to erect block . BaUle states are expected to meet at
fen. eMkSt etafeiH 4V1.A wa llw.4 VIsaA.. aw- 1 Z- v. , a.
uuiwvo hi lun.aiuv-u r7 s.T
win. "iirrc me; -ufruy il, vurn
reports from Mexico Pitr sar. Tbe
experience on tbe Veracru line where
railroad holdups were greatly de-
virsicru ij van: uivvm uvmsm ajemau aaaca
lel director g-eneral Fontes, of the
railroad systems, to adrocate this
plan. Thf block houses would be of
rf-n forced concrete, with a guard of
fifty soldiers in each.
London. lag., March $ Persia's
case has been laid before the supreme
allied council by the Persian foreign
minister, according to tbe London
Persia desires reparation for the
losses she suffered durlna- the war
from Turkey and urges rectification
of tbe frontier and some territorial
adjustments necessary to end the
long differences between her and
Turkey, especially regard ine Kurde
7i"ifTiti 'in Q011I
I"' a--"-'- -- tysjwsw-
London, Eng, March 8 While defi
nite news of allied occupation of
Constantinople is still awaited. It is
stated In some quarters that this
o Deration ia rtndrrod all the mar in.
evltable owing to information that
IMustapha Kemal Pasha, the Turkish
leader, is strength en In tr
run iorces in Asia Minor and that
Turkish band are concentrating In
eastern Thrace in contravention to
the terms of the armistice.
Premier Lloyd George announced
In the bouse of commons today that
t.mmnf rttltliv hsr haan talrnM, X
the Frence government to send re-
mrorceuients to tien. Gourraud. com
mander in chief of the French forces
the .ea5t for th purpose of re-
.jmrrmi, DUATIlU UfrtM
HOG ISLAND YARD FOR SALE
WasblDjrton. D. C Ifareh JL Rfda
for th purchase of the shipyard and
other facilities at Ho Island Ptilla.
London. Enr. March g PwmUr
Uoyd George, replying to am
in the house of commons today i
carding the suggestion that the West
i"""" T "anaierroa to tne united
Xut Yonder." Olive Thomas.
"Should a Husband Forgive?"
"In Old Kentucky," Anita Stew
"Six Feet Four." Win Russell.
It IA ITO
"Soldiers of Fortune "
CM (I IE
My Husbands Other W ife,"
"Great Air Robbery." Locklear.
(Read Amusement Ads on Page 7)
Counlei Drive Launched,
Piercing Lines Of
TO TALK PEACE
Radicals Advance North
And South Of Pripet
g, March -Un
tacks against the Poles and the
Finns, on the western and northern
fronts, according to advices received
In both Inatsnces, It Is said,
they have been repul.rd, and the
Finns are reported to have
launched a counter attack vrhlch
has pierced the red lines.
Polish units holding the line run
nine tbrouch tbe Prioct marshes
south of Bobruisk are said to have
been under attack at two points, the
soviet armies advancing on the north
1 Warsaw next -weoK to comsiaer ine
.- oeace terms
SOTlet Deac rms.
Italy To Settle
ASHINGTOK, D C March 8
while expressing satisfaction at
tne "unailerea oestre or tne al
lied leaders to reach "an equitable
solution." president Wilson In his last
note to the French and British pre
miers accepts with reservations the
proposal that Italy and Jogo-Siavl
theinselves be ixrmitted to settle the
While the president Tefused fa
agree to a withdrawal of the
randum of December 9. he indl-
eated his unalterable opposition
to the execution of the terms of
the treaty tf London except in
sofar as the Unite I States goTent
ment "may be e oil need that
those terms are Intrinsically just
and are consistent with the main
tenance of peace and nettled order
la southwestern Europe.
While he said be would gladly ap
prove a mutual settlement between
Italians and the Jo go-Slavs which
would "be without oreiudice to tb in
terests of any third nation, the presi-
dent declared he cannot "possibly ap-
prove any plan waica assigns to Jugo-.
SI a via in tbe northern districts of
Albania territorial comDeneatlon for
wnat she is deprived of elsewhere.
Albanian questions, he further said.
should not be Included In the pro
posed Joint discussions.
If Italy and 'ugo-SIavla, he said.
prefer to abandon the soealled buffer
state and desire to limit the proposed
free state to tbe corpus separatium of
Flume, placing the sovereignty in tbe
league of nations, the United States Is
willing to leave tbe determination of
the common frontier to Italy and
Finally he expresses the ear
nest nope tnat the allied govern
ments will not find It necessary
to decide on a course which the
Vmerlcan coTtrnnrnt la accor
dance with Its reiterated state
ment will be unable to follow.
Refusing to agree to a withdrawal
to agree xo a wiuiarawaji
of the British - French - American sQB iu "w. .,
memorandum of December S as a pre- Il addition there are In Conatanti
limlnary to the lUlian-Jugo-lav dis- noPj Ioa Ieg52.fll5 . Italian and a
cussion. tbe president says the battalion of British troops, and there
"memorandum represents deliberate1 Continued on Page Z. Colomn S.)
Prohibition Is Not Dead; Much Alive
Whole Thing Is Again Up To Congress
Dy N. T. JONKS.
WASHINGTON. 1). C, March S.
ProhlblUon. a. an Uooe. will
inn uu wu, ucajyitc iuw y agnize
of the national amendment making
the whole counjry dry.
The Issue Is already clear cut in
New Jersey, where Gov. Edwards la
conducting wet propaganda and
threatening to fight William J.
Bryan at the San Francisco conven
tion for a dry plank in the Democratic-
platform; It Is rampant In New
w.t?'aXVenaXor BalleyS campaign
fr V.rr 1. T.ra. In THWdfaEated
largely on antiproniDttion.
The question is ooonc to bo in
jected in the deliberations or tne na-
tlonal conventloilB at Chicago and
hlbttion forces made in nuttine
through prohibition, tn leaving it to
coagreffs to define alcoholic bever-
ages, or ratlier what Is the alcoholic
costent of an lntoxteating drink.
The "Drys Mistake.
Wittingly or unwittingly the
hlbHion forces made a tremendous
mistake In that. for. leaving the con
tent up to congress, they have made
prohibition an issue for all time, the
stmnle reason being that as long as
congress has tbe power to say what
is intoxicating ana non intoxicating,
ihe "wet" interests will ever strive
to elect a congress, or a majority of
congress, that Is willing to say that
wines ana oeers. wiui sicodviks con
tents of from 8 to 11 percent, are not
and cannot bo construed under the
wines ana oeers. witn aiconoitc eon
amendment as "Intoxicating"
If the constitutional amendment
had said that alcoholic drinks shall
1WILS0N TO TIE
STAND Oi PACT
Will Stale Position On
Lodge Issue Over
Altitude On Whole Subject
To Be Outlined To
WASHINGTON. D. C March I-
President Wilson vrlU state bis
position on the Lodge reserva
tion to article 16 probably today, rt
was announced at tbe white house.
His attitude on this and other reser
vations will be outlined in a letter
to senator Hltebcoek. of rieoraska,
the administration leader.
He will not see senator Simmons,
Democrat. North Carolina, as re
quested by senator Hitchcock, bat
will write senator Simmons telling
him the matter Is sufficiently cov
ered In bis reply to Hitchcock.
The president's letter to senator
Hitchcock was put In final form this
Administration officials said
the president vroold net accept
the Lodge reservation to article
Ther disclosed that be had dis
cussed the soealled Taft reservation
to article If with senator Olass, of
Vlrainla. and that white he had not
. hi a,uiw..ra! Me ft h. AlA A,
isay he would not accept It.
and disinterested judgment after
months of earnest consideration" and
that K "constitutes more than a mere
exchange of views: it was a state
ment of principle and a recapitulation
of the chief points upon which agree
ment had been reachdi7
BRITAIN SAYS U. S. LONG ON
ADVISING, SHORT ON HELPING
London. Eng- March 8. Comment
ing upon unconfirmed reports that
British troops and seamen have ac
tually occupied Constantinople, tbe
London Times says:
'Cardinal Glbons, James W. Ge
rard, former American ambassador at
Berlin, and other notable Americans,
demand that tbe Tnrk be expelled
from Constantinople and that Armenia
from Arasat to the sea be given the
tallest autonomy. This manifesta
tion of tbe best American opinion
will be exceedingly welcome to the
allies, bat we do sot observe that it
contains any proposal for American
assistance tn carrying out the poUey
Allied neoolea will not hear of!
schemes which involve the sacrifice
of more money and blood, except for
objects whtcb constrain them ia
conscience and honor to attain. They
will not fight for concessions to com-
kn unities or tribes, and international
concession hunters are now very ac
tive in puns lor carving up Astatic
Turkey according: to their desires."
OCCUPIED BY ALLIED TROOPS
Paris. France. March S- Constan
tinople Is actually occupied by allied
troops under provisions of the ar
mistice. It is pointed out by the Petit
Parisian this morning, which says
that city is headquarters of Gen.
Franchet d'Esperey and there are In
th rJtv nn Hi vision ttnn An hri-
- i r-' "-
not contain more than one half of
j - " S0, ?SSJE
bill aftr passage of the amendment
and its ratification by the states, art
would be well for tbe drys. But this
was not done and every congress
hereafter will be plagued by -wet-forces
to rbcrease the alcoholic eon
ten of bevaragee
In many states tbe principal
political battles will is tbe (store
range around this one issoe. Fbrmar
senator Bailey ia making it one of
' rtA,lt "".f "? Texas right
W. And It Will be so In Jth"
Sine Old Fight.
It is now beginning to dawn on j
many memoers ot congress, who
thought the liquor traffic was dead
and buried for all time, that this ta
not the case, and moat of thorn will
be called upon, probably daring the
remainder of their poltttea) Uvea, to
decide before the voters whether they
' are -wet'
ary. in is n sotao
are sot narticularry
anxious to have t& take a position
It requires only a simple majority
101 nonso ana scnaits 10 ibotsswo im
pro-'alcohol content of Intoxicating
drinks. No observer of affairs tn
Washington doubts that a tre
mendous effort will bo made to do
The situation bas also had another
result. It will perpetuate the Antl
Saloon league and other temperance
organisations, who. tn view of tha
facts, will be obliged to be per
petually, on guard to protect what
m n cuj wu uu me ihtj-
Ihibltion amendment to proven the
liquor people from elcoting "wet"
they have already won with the pro-
congresses that will allow s to 14 ,
1 percent alcohol In alleged "non tn-'
jtoxlcating" beverages. I
ELPASO WOMAN P
PART IN TRIANG1
ARMY LOVE TRAi
Wife of Capt. Wade Doster Eeturns Home After Ee-
ported Separation of Two Weeks to Find "Other
Woman" Involved; Tragedy Occurs in Hotel at
Columbus, N. M.; Officer's Widow Will Eecover.
0LUMBUS. N. M. March 8. Capt. Wade Doster. attached to die med
ical corps at Camp Furlong, here, was shot asd L3W eairr today m a
Columbus hotel by his wife, who thea turned the gun on herself, according
to military authorities. Mrs. Doster is expected to recover.
According to reports made to array officers, Mrs. Doiter left her hus
band here some weeks ago. Meantime, it was said, another woman arrived
here from California and visited here two days.
quarreled An Sight.
Mrs. Doster returned to Columbus
last night and throughout the night.
It was said, she and ber husband
quarreled about tbe other woman,
who Is said to be a resident of Bl
Paso. This morning Mrs. Doster fired
twice at ber husband, one ballet
taking effect In tbe back and the
H. C Stewart, county farm agent
at Albnquerque. has been chosen to
succeed Roland Harwell. Bl Paso
county farm agent, it became known
Monday. Mr Stewart's selection was
made with the Joint approval of tbe
agricultural department of the cham
ber of commerce, the county commis
sioners and tbe Texaa A. d: M. col
lege. He Is expected to arrive in El
Paso the latter part of this month to
assume his new dnties. Mr. Harwell,
who now Is manager of Water Users'
district No. 1, said Mr. Stewart has
an unusually good record.
FORMER MARICOPA JAILER
TO BE GIVEN A HEARING
Phoenix, Aria. March S. Oscar
Price, former Jailer, oharged with
aiding a federal pnsesnr to escape
from the Maricna county Jail, will
be given bis -preuzalBary examination
before 0. S. eonuntawioner J. B. Heske
next Tuesday, It was announced. An
order to that affect was enured by
Jadga David P. Dyer, of the United
States district court.
MAT COXTIXtTE PBTERS CASK.
Phoenix, Aria, March S- Declaring
it was more satisfactory for tbe Judge
before whom tbe case originated to
bear the demurrer. Judge David P.
Dyer, of tbe federal court, stated that
in all probability tbe case of A. J.
Peters, wealthy Tempe. Ariz- mer
chant, could bo continued rata the
October term of court. Peters was
charged with having conspired to de
fraud th. government through sale
CHAXDLHR SAJIES OFFICIALS.
Phoenix. Aria- March S. Two city
officials were selected by the- coun
cil of Chandlier Saturday. Arthur E.
Price was chosen city attorney and
D. M. Arnold police Judge,
Not Opposed To
DALLAS. Texas. March S. Texaa
doctors have entered stato poll
tiea Today the Dallas County
Medical society was sending ques
tionnaires to every candidate for
governor, asking whether they favor
The questionnaire asks whether the
candidate. If elected, will oppose leg
islation calculated to soften the path
of the unorthodox practitioner.
For some time doctors have been
fighting with Pat Neff. of Waco,
candidate for governor. The Dallas
County Medical society claims that
he has always been favorable to
chiropractors, even when he was
county attorney of McClennen county.
Doctors over all Texas will he
asked to support the eaadldate
who denounces chiropractors and
pledges hla support to organized
medicine, it was stated.
Tho mason t tVlnasboro.
K. E. Thomason. of El Paso, will
begin his east Texas campaign by
UNCLE SAM WILL GET YOU
Mayfee he knows mare abeat tie searces of your fnfnnr this yon think
MR. EMPLOYE, d yo knew bow he dMceven eotstde earnings'
MR. EMPLOYER, do yea know hew be ietermises excessivn salaries '
Rea4 Um series of three articles by David Lawrence,
TRIPPING THE TAX DODGERS
The first of these wiH appear tomorrow.
otber In his breast. Her own wound
is in tbe breast.
Mrs. Doster left a note, it was sail.
tbe contents of which hie not bpen
dlvnlged by tbe authorities.
Capt. Doster was assign. d to du
at the camp hospital at '"oiurtus
N. M-, from Camp Kearn.v. r nr
nla. July 55. lis. He has a bro-"-MaJ.
Chase Doster. in thr rgula
army. Mai. Doster rece ' --. n
duty in Denver. Colo
Austin. Texas, Mar'O t Mer -!-
of the board of pardons, jude F- '
Smith and judge Win. h. igV w
reach E3 Paso Tuesday fo- a 'ea- ?
of petitions for executive -i-r-v y
by persons who may be frtertstea -the
liberation of eon vets row r "tx
terms tn tbe penitentiary
The board will have its head , ..---ters
at the McCoy and n' -.-t- -, ri
at El Paso for several dai
ARIZONA FEDERAL COURT
REDUCES THREE SENTENCES
Phoenix. Ariz, March X. reu
tlon of eenteacee in the cass o"
three amen who he prevtouslv .1
sentenced to imprisonment on cha'c "
of operating a distillery wpt r.rd r
today hy judge Dyer In federal co z
Robert Morgraa, who had ben giv
two years in federal prison
Leapeawwrth. wu reeent-nced r
serve a year and a day
Bmll Henke and John G --
who had been given sentences ot t
iioatns tn the county jai1. were -'-J
sentenced to serve 10 dars ard fns
jof SSS0 each. The judge cos'le"? i
the shortened sentence long enojgn
rHOE-VUC TO SEEK MORI;.
I EQUITABLE CEMENT RATS
! Phoenix. Arii, March The c
(meat rate committee of P'ioc-s -comprising
Bdward F Parker lor
F. Barker. Eugene Backett. and F
land Johnston, left for can Fr
Cisco for a conference toda w 'h
W. I-uee. freight traffic reanag-- '
the Southern Pacific railroad
pany. It was stated the cont:i r.
will endeavor to secure what 1 u -sidera
a moro equitable rate o-i ct -ment,
declaring present transpora
tioa charges oa cement out of fro
portion with other rates
To Vote Against
Governor If He's
speaking at Wmnsboro Tiusd&y -,f
ernoon. He baa establish -d
porary beadquarters in the South
hotel hero and this morning re 9 1
trying to find a place tor p-r
nent headquarters and was h r g j
JwelUng Opens Fight.
Dwight jUewolling. car a 1 date f
Svernor. will open his campa'c--yce
City, Rockwall cou-ity.
A telegram received N- Ba
hesrdquarters here today a as
ex-senator Joe Bailey is rc?---to
leave Washington todav so aa
be In Dallas Thursday to sta&
MARSILVLL TO RETIRE. HE
SATS AT PHOEMX, ARIZ.
Phoenix. Ariiu. March 8- V L-e nr-
tdent Thomas R. Marshal dec i
here that he was not to be eonsi-i-r--
a candidate for the Democrat c rA.
natlon for president. "In la.cz
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