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Thursday May G, 1920.
EL PASO HERALD I . . . . a i . A as RAILWAYS ASK 10,000,000 Washington, D C May C An ad ditional $500,000,000 during this year to finance the construction of freight cars was asked of congress today by the railroad executives E. N Brown chairman of the board f the St Louis & San Francisco rail road, speaking for the executives, said this sum was necessary to build 100 -000 cars and 2000 locomotives imme diately needed by the roads to re lieve the shortage The companies themselves he testified, could not borrow this amount on their own crpd It Mr Brown said the roads were now short 226.000 freight cars. 9&40 pas janger cars and 1190 locomotives. Thev have ordered on their own ac count, he said, 27,776 oars and h incomotls. paying an average of " percent on equipment trust cer tificates sold to defray the cost. The railroad executives were cUsd before the committee as the rear It of requests from western grainmen that con gross appropriate $300,000,000 for huildtn cars The grain men said -vast quantities of foodstuffs were be lt. S held in storage in the west be cause of a lack of cars to move It to market and that this was a contrib u'.ng factor to the high cost of food. ENGINEERS WILL ATTEND CONVENTION AT ST. LOUIS Members of the American tosocia toa of Engineers in Ttxai New Mexico and Arizona, will be repre sented at the ancial convention of the organization which opens at St. Isoms Mo next Monday. Forest E. Baker, of EI Paso, will represent New Mexico. C E. Barglebough. of Kl Paso, will represent west Texas, O M Butler, of Tucson, will represent rizona. and U X- Lawson, of the t nited States reclamation service, service will represent the El Paso chapter of the association. RAILROADS WILL REOPEN OFFICES Offices of soliciting agents for rail roads, closed by the government during United States control of "he roads, now are being opened in many cities. J. E. Hilsabeck. formerly assistant general freight agent for the El Paso A Southwester! railroad here, has been made general agent for tht, company in St. Louis, and will Iate Saturday to open offices for the road there. "This will be what is known as an 'outside agency ' " Mrs. HllsabfCK said Thursday "We had a soliciting office in St- Louis before the go em inent took over the roads, and now will reopen that office " Mr. Hilsabeck will rent ofiices and furnish them, he said, and then re turn for his family He expects to hae the St- Lonis office established by June 1 , inner soliciting oinces ioe idb ci Paso St Southwestern were reopened March 1 in New York. Detroit. Chi cago and San Francisco Offices in Kansas City and Memphis probably will be opened within 30 days. Brothers In School Contest Dandruff Surely Destroys the Hair Girls if youraat plenty of thick. beautiful, glossy, sOlcy hair, do by all reins get rid of dandruff, for it vlU -tarve your hair and rain It if you dor t. It doesn't do much good to try to Tush or wash it out. The only sure wa- to get rid of dandruff Is to dls wIe it, then yon destroy tt entirely To do tills, get about four ounces of ordinary liquid arvon; apply It at night when retiring: use enough to moisten the scalp and rob it urgently with the finger tips. By morning most if not all. of yonr dandruff will be pone,' and three or four more applications -will com pletely disoJvo ant ennreU destroy e ery single sign and trace of it. Tov will find too that all itching ind dKging of the sca'p wll atop nd tour hair wil look and feI a hundreds times better Ton can get I quid arvon at anv drug store. Is is nexpenslve and four ounces Is all ou will need, no matter how much dandruff sou have. This simple rm- ed nver falls. Adv. RAILROADS AND SHIPPERS ARE URGED TO COOPERATE Either the railroads and shippers must cooperate to furnish heavier loadina- and DromDt handling: and de livery of shipments, or the interstate commerce commission will be forced to issue drastic orders to brine about such conditions, according to a circu lar of April 30. addressed to the traf fic department of the chamber cf commerce by Edgar E. Clark, chair man of the commission. Th1 circular was the subject of the discussion at the regular meeting of the El Paso Traffic club Wednesday noon at the chamber of commerce, it was agreed that the need for stopping strikes and reducing accumulation was urgent and the club decided to do all in its power to assist Id re lieving present conditions. Those who use and those who furnish transpor tation, must cooperate, if heavy eco nomic losses are to be prevented, ac cording to the circular. PASSENGER AGENTS MEET TO FIX SUMMER RATES Garnett King, general passenger agent for the EI Paso Southwestern railroad, who returned to El Paso late Wednesday after a trip to St. Louis and Chicago. left Thursday for the Pacific coast on business. While in St. Louis. Mr King at tended the meeting of the South western Passenger association, the first meeting of that organization since the beeinninic government control of the roads. "Passenger rates, especially tor summer tourist travel, were discussed at the meeting." Mr. K jie said Thurs day. "We began the reorganization of the association and set the ma chinery in motion to determine pas senger rates. Tourist rates this summer un doubtedly will be the same as last SSgiBBflSJiSSnnnsBBBBBESBBttBnD BnSnnnSnnSSSnsK.aBBBBBBBnnnSnV mi.S L. VAHCi. (ngnt.), son cf"W H. ance, 1C01 Arizona street, who left Tuesday for Austin, Texas, where he win renresent the El Paso hich school in the declamation contest in which representatives from all over Texas will take part. He is accompanied by his hrother, Harry (left), who won the decla mation contest held by the grammar schools of El Paso. Harry is a ckver boy in the high seventh gTade of Bailey school and won the contest over students from every other school in the city. He also will participate in the state contest Mr King's trip to the coast also will be devoted to fixing passenger rates. Garden Tools rar that home car- den. El Paso Seed Co- ill E. San Antonio St. Adv (LEENM0 WHAT IS IT? I FEDERAL JUDGE iPECTSTlP. Changes and improvements on the Texas &. Pacific railroad undoubted ly will be made, it was said at the office of the general agent of the road Thursday, but how extensive the improvements will be depends upon the decision of federal Judge R. R. Foster of New Orleans, who was in El Paso Tuesday In the course of a tour or inspection of the system. He was accompanied by the receivers and officials of the road. The receivers have advised expen ditures on imnrovements and addi tions, and Judge Foster is making the tnp to oetermme wnat the expend! tnres should be. GREENLAW MAY APPPEAL TO BRITISH GOVERNMENT Joseph Greenlaw, whose father and two brothers were, killed by Carran clsta soldiers at Kl Oro, 146 miles irom Mexico City, has signified his intention of taking the matter up with the British government, should tne united states tall to demand full accounting from Carranza's gov ernment, jar. ureemiaw. woo is in 1 Paso, says that his father was a subject of the British government. Mr. .Greenlaw says his father was located at Palazada, living with his sons, nis wiie. ana a sister. He said that his father. EL F. Greenlaw, re peatedly complained of marauding Carranza soldiers who, when sent out as guards to protect the people, really preyed upon them. He has asked the American consul at Mexico City o make a thorough investigation and upon receipt of the information says be will take up the matter of de manding reparation from the Mexican government. BURNING TRASH CAUSES MOST OF APRIL FIRES Fiftv fires and five false alarms were recorded la 1 Paso during April, with an estimated loss of $7, 41.5. according to fire chief John TV. Wrays monthly report made Thnrsday morning at the regular mooting of the mayor and city coun cil. Burning troth in yards caused 12 of the fires. The next largest number three, were caused by chil dren lying with matches. One blaze was caused by a dear thrown on an awning. Boys smoking caused another lire. SfflFEii GROSS INCOME New York, May 6 Gross corporate income of the Atcbtson, Topeka and Santa Fe railway for 1915. totaled SS1.71S.20J. against $47,196 263 in the previous year, according to the an nual report. Net income of S4J.5nS.Sg compared with only t28.I48.43t In 1918 and surplus to credit of profits and loss at the end of 1919 totaled Jt5.lSJ.S30. Net operating revenues amounted to tSt.47t.877 against tS1.8tS.l(4 In the previous year, but operating be come as defined in the federal control act fell to $42,925,(18. against 44.20, 399 In 1918. There was still due the company from the government at the end of 1919 a total of ttt.t24.tM. Cash amounting to t4.SM.tti was then re ported, partly for affiliated compan ies. The treasury also showed Liber ty bonds and victory notes slightly In excess of tl9.6tO.0M. W. H. M. S. OF FIRST M. E. CHURCH GIVES SUPPER The Woman's Home Missionary so ciety of the First Methodist Episcopal church rave a supper on Wednesday evening honoring the new members of the organixstion. Forty-five guests were present. After the supper ser vice a Business meeting was premaea over by the scting president. Mrs. W. H. Sickles. Mrs. J. R. Fisk led the devotional service. A little play. "Mite Boxes." was given, followed by the program. In charge of Miss Emma Brandeberry. superintendent of Houcbins settlement house. Rev. Rufus Baker talked on National Units. The stndy for the month of the or ganisation was on work ftnmng the negroes and Rev. S. W Brown and W. Coleman spoke of various schools which had bpn und.r their observa tion a i of the aspirations of their people. Mrs. F Ackerman mentioned assay schools e.abllshed and maintained bv the Woman's Home Missionary so ciety A sextet from Douglass school inrnuuijd music for the evening. C1RPETS CLEANED the best w by the best cleaners. WILSON-MIL- LICAN Plant 2 Phone 786. Adv. Does Overalls Bring Down The P9ubV ' ' t2b4. JWsnnnSn fSkaF snnWsSEffr asnuHeVA VsnSBsWsK " X naSBnnnnnnnnnnSBBB Sm'y fisSSBBSft HeP"' SBBnnSBnv Kg.! BnmnmmmnnfrannP JMtl ! HI Hi rti Pa EH Lv-SnRJ? MB sxnSBpS I ErtgMW SBf -C'SnnSBni '-' XBnSMi'KMsnnnSBnl So much in demand we sell them for Youl) never be disafpomted to send as your mail orders. vVe don't substitute. We h?ve got the goods. Not at our store. Our clothing has been sold always so thai you can afford to buy a suit whenever you need one. You should investigate what the price of clothing is and you will surely be surprised how good a suit you can buy here for so much less money than elsewhere. We want you to know this and then come and see for yourself. Take the trou ble and have a look at our windows. Summer Suits in Cool Cloth 1.00 Strictly All Wool Gray Serge Can you beat a better color or material foi" El Paso. Take a look at tf Q (J (f our window. Only lDJJ Young Men's Suits In tweeds, cashmeres and worsteds, single, double breasted or fancy models take a look at our window. The QC f f price is only 4)e30t.UU Finest Men's Suits in America Hundreds to select from in all the latest styles and materials. You can get better suits take a look at our (J A ? Tjfl windows price is only P TtO VVf You can find the same low prices in our hat and furnishing goods department in fact on all merchandise for men's wear Also the greatest variety to select from you wiS find everything you expect to find in a first class store always for less money. Our store is by far the largest Men's Store in the Southwest Our Trunks and Bags are the best in the world. Sole agents for Oshkosh Ward robe Trunks. APPEAL WILL BE FILED IN HABEAS. CORPUS CASE An appeal from the decision of judge W. R. Smith in United States district court denying an application for a writ of habeas corpus to lower the bond of Carlos Helmus from tSO. ( to tlS.OM. wIU be filed with the united states circuit court or appeals at New Orleans immediately. This statement was made Thursday by Z. L. Cobb, attorney representing Hel mus. Helmus was indicted Monday by the federal grand Jury for alleged em bezzlement of funds of the First Nat local bank and jodge Smith fixed his bond at SS.0 Attorneys for eHlnius said it was Impossible to pro vide this amount and Judge Smith asked to reduce the bond to SXCMo. ALTURA CHURCH APPOINTS DELEGATE TO CONVENTION At the regular monthly business meeting of the Altars. Presbyterian church Wednesday night Miss Lncile Hammona was appointed delegate and Mrs. Walter Tippin alternate to the state Christian Endeavor conven tion to be held at Dallas, Texas. Jane 9-H. The society will also be represented at this convention by jaiss jury xesne ana Jtiss saran Caywood. A publicity committee was also appointed during the course of the evening, this committee consisting of Miss Mabel Bowden. Corp Howard McCormick and Arthur A Baggerly PICTLRES AT HIGH SCHOOL. Moving pictures were shown at the high school Thursday morning in the auditorium. Admission to these pic tures is 5 cents and a great many students take advantage of t ,,;. The amount taken in is used to obtain other films. Thursday morning (32 was taken in at the door Cor. Slesa Ave. and San Antonio St. Slall nnd Ph.tne Orders Promptly Pilled Private Branch Exchange 3300 The Greater Popular Boys' Store Announces oys The greatest sale of boys' wash suib and rompers we haoe etier held begins Friday morning at 8:30. MANY mothers will remember the May Sale last year many rasre w31 remem ber this 1920 May Sale. This a the sale which interests mothers of small boys, and they look forward eagerly to thk event each year. Varue-gmng and good quality are emphasized and you will fkd suks and rompers made exceedingly well and styles usually found only in the higher priced lines. Provide for the summer needs of the little boys now. The suits come in sizes 2 to 8 years and the rompers in sizes 2 to 6 years. q The suits are middy styles beHed styles sad one-piece styles with either loog or short sleeves. O The rompers are high or low seek styles with either Iosg or short sleeves and open knee. Q The materials axe Idddie doth, chara- bray, gingham, repp, gahtea, pique, popKn, Palmer Hnen and novelty stripe twills. The WasK Suits The Utile wash suits, in sizes 2 to 8 years, are priced at 95c, $1.65, $2.95 $3.50, $3.95, $4.95 q The color range offers a choice of all the net desirable colors. q In the styles, one finds the many little touches whicii are DBuaasJ and which add so nmeb to the appearance of the suits. q The values presented here are unques tionably the best we have ever been able to offer you. The Rompers The rompers, in sizes 2 to 6 yean, are priced at 49c, 65c, 95c, $1.25 $1.50, $1.95 JsnBSSSBK. " asnnljnnnnSr In addition to the Map Sale of vath suits end rompers, me vtll preenl 350 Sample Wash Suits (oX Rompers at Half Price THESE samples and short baes were pur chased at a great price concession, and we offer them to you at just half their regular value. There are suits and rompers for the baby boy in a wide range of fabrics, colors and color coflAmatioos. They are basd finished and band embroidered and, reawmber, they go into thk sale at One-Half Their Original Value On sale Friday seraiBg at 8:30 in The Greater PefMdar Beys' Store en the Feertfc Floor. Timely Savings In Summer Ready to Wear and Footwear FOR the balance of the week, unusual interest centers in the Downstairs Store Foot wear Section. We have assembled three extra specials noted below, which will supply the summer needs and save you considerable money. Dresses $25.00 Beautiful dresses of georget, crepe de chine and taffeta are pre sented in the very newest models, lnerodmg the long waist nae, wide panels and basque effects so much in demand. The georget dresses are beaded and you will fmd them in white, flesh, nght yel low, apricot, grey, bpht bine, navy and Mack. The taffetas eaae m t' 4 darker shades of bloe, brown and black. g o f These we of fer at the spedal price of JiUU TaUeta Dresses $10.00 An extra special for this selling is this item of taffeta dresses which we are displaying in many styles. Yon will find dresses with tome effect, over skirts and ruffled skirts; long or short sleeves; round and square necks, and some have bee collars. These dresses eoase fa Hse, black, green, golden brown, grey and gj -, """ taose these all at the extra special price of $)1.J,JJ Women's Low Shoes i MlMllfa im i $5.95 An extra special item is offered in stylish low shoes for women. This offering mckdes a special underpriced purchase and some manufacturers" samples, with very sight imperfections. In the assortment are one-eyelet ties of patent leather and kid, also black low heel Eng lish walking shoes. You will do well loin- gg Qg rest in several pairs at the special price of 5? ' y Downstairs Store Shoe Section. if fPI p r s if? If HP' j ON THE THIRD FLOOR Extra Specials SALE of manufacturers sam ple line of crepe de chine and satin underwear continues. THERE yet remaks ample choice from our $10,000 purchase of sample sflk under wear. At prices which are less than today's Bsaaafacturers prices, we offer you a wide range of choice in gowns, envelope chemise, eamtsoles and btooaKis. If yea failed to at tend this sale Thursday, aval1 yourself of the opportunity Friday. Blouse Sale Tomorrow and Saturday are the two last days of the extraordinary vafets offered in blouses. Besides the six special oil, every blouse ia stock k reduced for this settbg. 5th Floor Gingham, 27Yic Yard Again tomorrow, in the Downstairs Store Piece Goods Section, we offer 27-ach gmgham in stripes and plaids at the remarkably low price of, per yard. 27J4c Housefumishing Event All This Week On the 6th Floor STORK BEATS DEATH IN EL PASO DURING WEEK The stork beat the grim reaper In El Paso durlnc the past week, ac cording to city health officer Hush S. White's report Thursday morn lac to the city council. Forty-ttve hirihs ware recorded, as aealnst IS deaths. Of tfie babies born. 11 were of Mexican parentage. Twenty-nine deaths were among Mexicans. Pneu monia and tuberculosis, as usual, were the leading causes of death. Six teen persons succumbed to these die eases. Fifty-four cases of contagious disease remain in the city. Garden Seed Fresh and full of He. El Paso Seed Co. 521 B. San Antonio street. Adv. STATE NATIONAL BANK CAPITAL AMI SURPLUS 33e.0eaO Interest raid on Savings Accounts. U. R. Morehea. President. Joseph Slarorfla. Vice-President. U. 31. Baurtt. VIee-Pmldrnt. Geonce D. Florj, Vice-President. R. TV. HeAIee. Caskler. , anVrni xnt' tod" '" Bocum 1 Wv J&lfA " exslalalas ear S7s- 1 WjgVS "a t rMlvlaa dpstf ts I W " nI man. i eoaseesd I naT, Ifeyf auml m gsviap aeets. JELPASOBAISK&TRUSTCa I el paso tci Capital s zoasoeotl 9 "MThnT lg-WrVwhn IW'i' ' liiiViir B r ttT TiiHrFiiiilsnl nsTTi Parana ?..'! iil' .- - -as m'1" ii i iliihTiiwMMB ON CAFE Attraction Extraordinary! Hurtado Bros. Royal Marimba Band Concert 7 to 8 p. m. Dancing 9:15 to 12:15. Daily Except Sunday. Sunday special concert 7 to 6. with H. E VAN SURDAM. direc tor of entertainment Huntington, Green and Maryland Hotels. Pasadena, California, as soloist Saturday Only Dansant 4:30 to 5:45 Make Reservations Early I affiHISIIMlii Mlli:iluiatMWiOTMKI!!li)il!!M a ammsmmiMMumms Mjnuuiwr'ta