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WEATHES FOBECAST. El Paso, unsettled; probably showers; west Texas, cloudy; Hew Hexico, unsettled; probably showers; warmer In east portion; Arizona, unsettled. TODAY'S PRICES. Pesos, 69c; Mexican gold, $50; nacionales, $28; bar silver, domestic 99c, foreign 92c; copper, 19c; grain, lower; livestock, steady to higher; stocks, lower. L RALD LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY EVENING. JULY 15. 1920. 12 PAGES TODAY. SINGLE COPT. FIVE CENTS. CARRIER DELXVKRT. To A MONTH. NZALEZ TROOPS STRIKE AT MONTEREY . . a E PASO HE FOURTH PfiBTC IS NEW PLAN OF 48IRS National Chairman Calls Meeting of Disgruntled Delegates. CHRISTENSEN TO BACK PLATFORM Westerner Nominated After AlUNighl Farmer Labor Session. CHICAGO, HL. July 15 A part of the Committee of 4? national convention called to create a new part j, reconvened today following the urination of the Farmer-Labor party n an all night session, and considered whether to organize still another party. J. A. Hopkins, national chair man of the Committee of 48, sug te&ted that course. Texan Starts Bolt. In the following debate Richard 1 otts, of Texas, announced that he grot everything- he wanted" at the Farmer-Labor convention and led a toll from the halL Will you support ns If we noml raie La Follette and W. J. Bryan i ere-" Potts was asked. Xo, I won't," Potts retorted on 1-sav oat. "Christensen is better. Parley P Christensen, the Farmer ''.abor nominee for president, was in -" hall as a spectator, bnt he with drew During1 the debate chairman Hop kins suggested that the committee of 4S retain its existence as a political ( reran nation without a national -icket, but remaining active in local and state matters. Gilbert E. Roe, of New York, fo rover partner or senator La Follette, ' ho has represented the latter in the nfT? party activities, was asked to peai. Chrlatensem Would Quit. Parley P. Christensen, the fusion oninee for president, came back to ne isers ana sootce oneiiy. l: "2 was drafted for the Farmer- I 1-a.bor party," he said. "You and X I i anted senator La Follette. Under-J i'ana, If by any means you can now I ret him, I am not in your way There nas a demonstration. "I am not going to prove disloyal. untruthful, unfaithful, especially pot to ilt workingmen who nominated me," Christensen declared. "If yon can do anything to1 get uleis. count me out He then left the hali. Chairman Hopkins urged the mem bers of the committee of 48 to stay 'hrengh the day. Only by so doing could they accomplish intelligent re sult's. The committee voted to stay, with a rising vote, A new party, the fanner-labor party, entered the political field early -his morning with Parley F. Christen sen. Salt Lake City attorney, and Max - Hayes, editor of a Cleveland labor Hv-;paper, as its nominees for presi dent and vice president, respectively. The new party, resulting from fusion of various minority groups, hieffy the. national labor party and he committee of 48, was completed at 4 a.m. Not all of the forty-elghters re gained with the Fusion party, bow er. and 100 or more dissatisfied 'ie!egates met today to consider con T mu'jig that organization, possibly " iih candidates and a platform of heir own. The single-tax party withdrew from the fusion movement early In the week. Chrfstensen Peace Possibility. Christensen the farmer - labor standard bearer, however, was chair man of the convention of the com mittee of forty-eight before fusion was voted. His nomination, it was agreed, would go far toward holding -various elements in the new party, and it was reported the dissatisfied forty-elghters might confine their rssions today to organising an edu cational campaign. J A. H- Hopkins, national chairman of the torty-ekghters, addressed the farmer-labor meeting alter reports became prevalent that a bolt had been determined upon by him and (Continued on page 4, column 5.) O Americanization, Repudiation Of Versailles Treaty; Ownership By Public, Are Third Party Planks CHICAGO. HL, July IS. The plat form as adopted by the Farmer Labor group and which was con sidered too radical by the 18ers contains nine planks, summarized as follows : 1 Americanization: Demands the right of free speech, amnesty for po litical prisoners, repeal of espionage, sedition and "criminal syndicalism laws, referendum and recall for fed eral judges and equal suffrage for all 2 Demands withdrawal of the rnited States from participation un der the Versailles treaty in the re duction of conquered peoples to eco nomic or political subjugation, rec ognition of the republic of Ireland and the "new Russian government," abolition of secret treaties, and with drawal of the United States govern ment dictatorship we exercise over the Philippines. Cuba. Porto Rico, Guam and Hawaii." This section also Headliners In Today's Theaters ALHAMBRA Pantages. Vaudeville. BIJOU "Youthful Folly." Olive Thomas. eLxanat "Don't Ever Marry." GRECIAN "Slam Bang Jim." William Rus- selL RIAITO "Slrapl. Sods." Blanche Sweet. uxrarE "Blind Husbands " WIGWAM "On With the Dance." (Bead Amusement Ads on Page 121 If We Wereln The League And Holds Colorado Cant Vote on Light Wines DENVER. Colc, July IS. Attor ney general Victor E. Keyes today held the petition to ini tiate a measure permitting the use of light wines and beers to be in conflict with the federal consti tution and secretary of state James K, Noland announced the proposition would not be allowed on the ballot sheets at the elec tion. CONGRESSMEN PAY VISIT TO ALL-JAP TOWN Committeemen Favor Solution to Avoid Friction Over California Problem. OACRAMENTO. Calif, July It: The ,j town of Florin, Calif a nearby community almost entirely peo pled by Japanese, was today to be the scene of the congressional com mittee's study of the Japanese prob lem in -California. The committee planned to spend the morning at Florin, to reach Stockton at noon, whence they would go down the San Joaquin river as the guests of George Shims- Jananese "notato Mmr." to see his potato land a The outstanding development tooay in the investigation was the fact that the committee was of one mind as regards favoring a solution of Cali fornia's problem that would avoid friction with Japan. Five members of the committee declared themselves in favor of such a settlement at a dinner tendered governor Stephens last nlcht by chairman Albert John son of the committee. lialt Irrigated Lands. It was announced that part of the committee would make a trip to Placer county Monday to investigate agricultural conditions. Witnesses testified that 17.000 of the 19.000 acres of irrigated land in the country were under control of Japanese. Five million acres of agricultural land are lyrag idle in Japan, H. Stan ley Benedict, of the state board of control, told the house committee on immigration and naturalization here yesterday, when testifying at the in quiry into the Japanese question on the Pacific coast. With all this land idle. Mr. Benedict said, Japan should not plead that necessity existed for an. American outlet for surplus pop a lation. Strict guard over the Mexican bor- der to prevent clandestine entrance of Japanese into California, closer regulation of Japanese fishing launches in southern catttornta, ana an exclusion law putting Japanese in the same class as Chinese for irami rration Trorooses. are wanted from xaagress by -the people -of the state. x. jeneaici torn vne conumuce. Witnesses Oppose Japs. All the witnesses but one expressed themselves as opposed to Japanese own era nip or leasing ox agricultural land. The exception was G. P. Hurst, of Woodland, who said Japanese had been needed badly for agricultural work In Yole county. Chris R- Jones, president of the Sacramento real estate board, said the invariable effect of their entrance into a locality was to depreciate values and cause the American resi dents to move away, he said. "And ns for living conditions, you often see Japanese women on their hands and knees in the fields, or wading In mud with babies in baskets near .them," Mr. Jones added. Joseph Holmes, bead of the Farmers grange of Sacramento county, declared the Japanese women worked in the fields up to a very short time before childbirth and were in the fields again but a lew days afterward. Ivan P. Parker, of Auburn, who introduced himself as chairman of the assembly on agriculture, said that In Placer county the Japanese had - progressed from laborers to leasers of land and finally to owners of most of the orchards in the county. "1 visited one or tae Japanese schools in my county." he continued 'and tound nothing on toe waiis out . biir man of Japan. A very kindly Buddhist priest, the teacher, ex plained to me that the instruction was essentially Japanese in charac ter." CHILDREN START BLAZE. Firemen late Wednesday answered a call to the borne of G. B. Smith. 71 Norm Santa Fe street, where children playing with matches baa started a small blaze. The damage was slight. pledges support to a "league of free peoples." 3 Demands democratic control of Industrie!, laying down "the right of labor for an increasing share in the responsibilities and management of industry." 4 Calls for public ownership of all public utilities and natural resources and immediate repeal of the Esch Cummins railroad law. S Demands favorable laws for farmers, establishment of public mar kets and extension of farm loan sys tem. 6 Advocates of government econ omy to replace "extravagance that has run riot under the present ad ministration." denouncing the system that has "created one war millionaire for every three American soldiers killed in France." demanding that war-acquired wealth be -taxed so as to shift the tax burden from the poor. 7 Urges reduction of the cost of living by stabilization of the cur rency, federal control of the meat packing industry and enforcement of present laws against profiteers, especially the big ones." 8 Favors Justice to soldiers of the world war as a matter of right and not charity." Recommending pay ment of a sum "sufficient to make their war pay not less than their peace-time earnings. S Labor's bin of rights, which In cludes declarations for the unquali fied right of all workers, including government workers, to strike, and a maximum standard eight hour day and forty-four hour week. LEATHER MAGNATE DIES. New York. July IS. Walter Stiles' Hoyt. one of the leading figures In the leather industry of the United States, died In -& hospital here yes terday after a brief Illness. lie was 17 years old. 107,000 PAID Br JAPANESE FOR 838 ACRES Buy Irrigated Land Near San 'Elizario and Will Raise Collon. FIRST DEAL OF ITS KIND Buyers Represent Number of Their California Countrymen. THE sale for $107,000 of 938 acres situated near San Eltzario, in the EI Paso valley, by Julian L. Bas sett to T. Dyo and F. ShiraishL Jap anese, from California, has been com pleted, according to warranty deeds filed Wednesday afternoon. It is the first of the property Irri gated by EleDhcnt Butte dam to be secured by Japanese, local real estate dealers say, and add that It Is sig nificant from the fact that it may mark a "Japanese Invasion" into Ir rigated agricultural lands of the southwest. Dyo and ShiraishL it Is stated, rep- resent, together with themselves. number of other Japanese now con ducting agricultural operations in California- All the property, it is stated, is to be put into cotton, the crop now growing on about 500 acres of the area Involved In the transaction. The remaining 418 acres acquired at present Is sot in cultivation, but wLi be prepared for planting next year. a fie aeai. local real estate men say. Is the largest involving agricultural lands of the past year. The cash consideration was $2500, it is stated, notes being made for the balance. MALL0RY TO RESUME SERVICE TO GALVESTON Austin. Tex- Jury 15. Resumntlon of New York -Galveston service by the MaUory steamship line will com mence next week, eovernor W P. Hobby was advised today in a tele gram from officials of that company. wits frequent sailings as conditions will permit. "We earnestly desire to continue service and will do so so long as we can secure sufficient traffic either trom Boston or New Yorl v.3T,ir'' as InaSv8rt'lK& the tereeram. This message was telegram sent by the governor to tbt Maltory line protesting against sus pension of the New York-Galveston service. SDS HE'SGZAR; HEHHHD FDR HiH London, Bug., July 15 The soviet government Is offering a reward of 2.000,000 rubles for the head of a man claiming to be czar Nicho las II of Russia, according to Infor mation Jewish correspondence bureau today. The advices eay the claimant, who is in Siberia, has raised a consider able figure. In accounting for his escape from the hands of the Bolabe vfki, he asserts It was a servant im personating the czar who was killed at Yekaterinburg, where the czar and his family are understood to have been executed. DAM ACROSS RIO GRANDE PLAN OF JUNIOR CHAMBER Flans to investigate the feasibility of creating a large lake by building a dam across the Rio Grande In Mes Ilia valley as a means of providing a water supply, power and recreation for HI Paso was endorsed at the weekly luncheon of the junior cham ber of commerce Thursday. Such a lake, according to A. W. Norcop. the president, would cause many ssi asoans wno spena tne sum mer in coast cities which provide more recreation than does this city to remain here for the summer, and ' probably would attract many others . Y?1 -Diva The Droiect aiso wouia proviae a diversion dam to remove silt from ir rigating water from Elephant Butte, he said. The probable cost, not vt ''-nated. would be borne by a bond fn w.ostitation and by-laws of the or ganisation, as referred to the mem bership Thursday, were unanimously adopted. Entertainment was provided by Miss Frances Shanks, soloist, assisted by Percy Montgomery. ARMENIAN ARMY ATTACKS THE TARTARS AND TURKS London, Eng July 15. The Ar menian array, encouraged by Greek successes in Asia Minor, has success fully attacked Tartars and Turkish nationalists of Mustapha Kemal Pasha's forces and occupied the region of Zagobas, says an Athens dispatch of Tuesday to the Exchange Telegraph, quoting reports from Tif lis. The Turks abandoned prisoners and war materials and fled towards the Aras river in the Erzerum dis trict. Karaghateb reports confirm that the Turks and Bulgars are cooperat ing, the dispatch adds. 5 Caps Free. THE best quality skull caps. In lft color combinations, real classy and nifty, the sporty Jclnd that every boy likes, are offered free for procuring only one new one-month subscription to The Herald. For further particulars call to see or write to H. H. Fris. circu lation manager. XI Paso Herald. Senators Climb on Women s Bandwagon WASHINGTON. D. C July 15. Contributions In amounts ranging from $1 to 9 1 000 are coming into the headquarters of the National Woman's party for the campaign to complete rati fication of the suffrage amend ment. A check for $1000 was received today from senator Pbelan, of California, "to help win the Demo cratic state of Tennessee," It was announced at the headquarters last night. Senator Page, of Vermont, also contributed with a view to getting his state Into line, it was stated. Among gifts from Republican women voters made public last night were $500 from Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, of New York, and a valuable necklace and pendant cent by Mrs. Bertha Fowler. Colo rado, chairman of the Woman's party. A fund of J 10.000 is desired for y the campaign in Tennessee, Wom an's party leaders said. GIRL KILLED IN CHICAGO STRIKE CRASH Walkout of Electricians Ties Up Transportation System, Demoralizing Traffic pHICAGO. HL. July 15. A 14 year I. old girl was killed and probably PV yciauua iujuidu wwtj u nut,v moblto accidents resulting irom con- gestlon caused by an unexpected strike of 102 powerhouse electricians, which seriously crippled the street car lines. The elevated lines were not affected. The girl was killed when a motor truck carrying 40 persons to work crashed Into a telegraph pole. The strike affects 1000 workers, ac cording to union officials, but the company declares that It can main tain partial service with nonunion emnloves. Street car officials said that 140 cars were running on the principal lines this morning and that more would be added through the day. The company was given practically no warning of the strike. Union of ficials said the men were demanding increases in pay or aoout ?c percent. The strike was authorized for 5 a. m. today at a series of meetings last night, but the men walked out aa hour earlier. The strikers also ex press dissatisfaction over working canaiuowi ana aoojaxe tnac nonunion men have been employed by the com- h-r iii IS ,f r :tt- Murguia Spent Large Sum for Sill Stocltfngs; for Army? Asks Auditor Silk stockings, hundreds of dollars worth of them, were purchased bv Gen. Francisco Murgula. according to tne press or Mexico Jity. At least this one Item appearing on the accounts of Gen. Murgula, which have Just been audited at the instigation of the Mexican de facto government. Gen. Murgula has been charged with misuse of government xunos. In commentinir on the Item of stockings, the auditor In his state ment to the Mexican congress stated that he was unprepared to say whether the stocklntrs were nur- cbased by Murgula for use by the men of bis army, but if such was the case he considered the soldiers wearins stockiiurs of this class ex tremely effeminate, which should not be tolerated by the government or Mexico. Another excessive item in the ac counts of Murgula was $50,000 worth of stationery used bj the forces In his command during a short period. it is cnarged. 60VERH0H HAS POHER TO SUSPEND mm OFFICIAL AUSTIN. Tex., July IS Suspensions M of local and civil officers is witn In the power of the governor when a district is declared to be un der martial law. the attorney general held today in a SO page opinion given to Brig. Gen. J. F Wolters. In com mand of state troops at Galveston, and made public by governor Hobby today. Some action of this kind is In contemplation at Galveston. It is be lieved here. Where local civil officers in charge of a district declared to be under martial law make no attempt to en force the law, suppress insurrection and disorderly conduct, and make no attempt to restore obedience to law, or where local civil officers aid and encourage lawless elements in their unlawful acts, the governor, "as chief civil magistrate, has power, if in his Judgment it is necessary in order to execute the laws of the state and to cause laws to be faithfully Executed, to suspend such officers from office during the period that martial law is in force In the district, stated attor ney general Cureton In the opinion. TWO BOTS rAUDO.VED. Santa Fe. N. M, July IS. Condi tional pardons have been issued by governor Larrazolo to two boys who were convicted in Lincoln county in Jnly, 191S, of cutting telephone wires and sentenced to IS months to two years in the reform schooL One Is Charles Thomas, aged 14; the other, Robert Avant, IS. Five Leaders Of Yar dsman's Strike Fined Los Angeles. Calif, July 16. Five railroad men, convicted of having vio lated the Lever act by participation In the switchmen's strike last ApriL were sentenced to pay fines of S10S0 each by judge B. F. Bledsoe in the U. S. district court here today. Consistent Our Armies Would Be In Poland Now GERIKCEPT ULTHATUM OF ALLIES Agree io Delivery of Coal With Three New Conditions. REQUEST AID TO VICTUAL NATION Entente Ministers Reserve Decision on New Phases Presented. SPA. Bele"lumt-"Jaly 15- (By the .As sociated Press.) The Germans have agreed to the allied demand for the delivery of 2,000,000 tons of coal monthly with three sew condi tions. It Is announced. The German acceptance was em bodied in a note which was laid be fore the allied premiers this noon by premier Lloyd George. The conditions were tnese: First: The German irovernment to have the distribution of the Silesian coaL or be allotted 1.500,000 tons monthly for northern Germany In stead of the present allotment, of L- zw,wv tons. Second: A mixed commission to be sent to Kssen to examine food and housing conditions. Third: The allies are asjeed to ad vance money or provide credit for importing additional food for the en tire Germany population. Seeks to Prevent Crisis. Foreign minister Simons sent word to premier Lloyd Geprge about an hour before the allied representatives met today that Germany would de cide to the allied demand and that a written note would be forwarded Im mediately. The foreign minister said that by this means he wished to pre vent the allies from forwarding the proposed ultimatum to Germany. The allied ministers, up to shortly after soon, had not yet announced whether the conditions were accept able. These included a stipulation that Germany must receive raw ma terials. Herr Simons said this morning that the German ministry in Its decision on the coal Question had gone to the utmost limit and could do nothing more, so that if the allied military leaders, marshal Focb and field mar shal Wilson still wanted an Invasion of Germany they must have It. In a persona! ""letter to premier Ltoytf George, the foreign minister. It is understood, set forth the German position in some detail. Knowing the attitude of premiers Llovd Geonre and Millerand. he beg ged them to help Germany to fulfill her obligations by doing three things. Want Price Profit, First: Bv allowing Germany the cash difference between the price of coal at the pit mouth in Germany and the price of coal on the world's mar ket. Second: By giving Germany some security or assurances against the menace o' Invasion If she should at any time be a little behind In her de liveries. Herr Simons added in his letter: "These are not conditions, but simply an expression of our hope." Taiung up tne uerman communica tion at once, the allied prime min isters discussed It for two hours and a quarter, and then took a recess un til 3:30 p. m. No announcement was made as to th allied attitude with refrard to the German conditions, but It was under stood that the enter question was whether Germany should receive the difference in cash between the price of coal at the pit moutn in uermasy and the world market price which the French delegates, it appeared, op posed. SIS Finds Painless Method in Gall Bladder Cases Chicago, 111, July 15. A painless method of treating diseases of the gall bladder which. It was claimed, would eliminate surgical operations In more than 54 percent of such cases, has been perfeeted by Dr. Frank Smithies, associate professor of medi cine in the University of Illinois, It was announced today at the Augus tana hospital clinic Dr. Smlthles's device consists main ly of a small, egg-shaped perforated ball," about one-quarter of an inch In diameter and one-half Inch long and SI Inches of rubber tubing about the size of a lead pencil. The ball Is easily swallowed by patients and the contents of the gall ducts are pain lessly drawn through the tube with a suction syringe. nOCSDUP ASSOCIATION DISUANDS. Santa Fe, Jf. M, July 15. The Tu cumcarl Houndup and Fair associa tion has filed notice of dissolution with the corporation oommisslon. None of the capital stock is outstand ing. Farmer Slain, Wife Wounded, Suspect Thief Fullerton. Calif, July IS. Roy Trapp, a rancher, was found dead and his wife unoonsclous today at their ranch west of Fullerton. wounds in their bodies indicated they had been attacked with an ax or pick. Author ities said Trapp recently had trouble with potato thieves. RULIN Master Murderer Is Sentenced at Berlin BERLIN. Germany, July IS. Shumann, characterized by the Vossische Zeltung as one of the cruelest and bloddiest mur derers of all time, has been sen tenced to death by a jury In the court of assizes at Berlin. The Jury found him guilty of six mur ders, 11 attempted murders and a number of other atrocities. SINN FEINERS LOOT DUBLIN POST STATION All Letters for Government Of ficials Carried Off by Party. Dr TJBUN, Ireland, July IS. Fifty men raided the general postotflea here this morning and carried off all letters directed to Dublin Castle, the vice regal lodge, the chief secre tary and under secretary of the Irish administration. The railway situation In Ireland was never so grave from the govern ment's viewpoint as yesterday, when the workers refused to move freight trains carrying any sort of war ma terial, ana Sinn Feiners Kidnaped live men who offered tq move the trains after the others had declined. The practice of dropping off at a siding cars containing armed police and soldiers on the Great Northern railway has temporarily ceased owing to the report that any railway man attempting such tactics would be shot on the spot. Sinn Feiners and Unionists Clash. Belfast, Ireland, July IS. Two thousand Sinn Feiners and Unionists yesterday had a fight in Lurgan over the capture of a man who Is alleged to have participated In a recent raid on a mansion near Lurgan. Many per sons were wounded In the flgatlnz. A party of troops fom Belfast arrived in the town and removed the man from Lurgan. The trouble has its srlcln In a de mand by the Sinn Feiners for the re lease of the man, which the Unionists opposed. APPORTIONMENT OF TEXAS SCHOOL FUND IS DELAYED Austin. T.X-. Julv IS. Art (an on apportionment of the available school runa zor tne next scholastic year was deferred until August 10. by the state board of education at today's meet ing. Delay of a number of counties in sending in scholastic census was M,& ....& .... L nit i -HC PI I 1,11 L W UIC U..U.IBE1C.L. 9WjmiaM4m mexar oz nt puftvnia tie appor tfonmetrt Is mad on a per capita basis and the census must be com plete before apportionment is made. The board did not purchase any bonds. i ci T .mild FORESTORDER Whatever legal or other steps are deemed necessary are to be taken by El Paso Rotary to preserve the tim be" on the Mescalero Indian reser vation and to make that reservation a great national park. It was decided Thursday ar the club's weekly lunch eon at the Hotel Sheldon. This decision followed the reading of a letter by the secretary. Charles Andrews, from E. B. Meritt, assistant to Cato Sells, Indian commissioner In Washington. In which Mr. Meritt ex pressed regret that notary's appeal to preserve the timber could not he granted. The assistant commissioner said pains would be taken to pre serve timber that was not on land that could be cultivated. Contrary to popular opinion, the letter said, the Indiana on the reservation are not self-supporting and have no funds to their credit In the United States treas ury Will Fight Government Order. When Jack Sheehaxt, vice-president, who presided In the absence of Will Winch, the president, asked what the club wanted to do. M. A. Warner moved that a committee be named to work with the chamber of commerce in fighting the government's proposed stripping of the reservation. George LeBaron seconded the motion, and it was unanimously carried. Mr. Sbee han named W. G. Roe. chairman, and A. T Fegan and M. A. Warner as members of the committee. Mr. 18 Baron would have been named, but he Is on the committee of the real estate bo.rd which starrM the movement. Much of the Rotary program was given to reports from the Interna tional convention of the organization. recently held In Atlantic City. Charles Andrews who was a delegate. He visited New Tork before returning and told or several tine addresses be fore the convention and announced that the proceedings were being bonna an we-e seiunc for sz a cony. A dozen Rotarlans ordered copies. Frank Karrell. wbo has charge of bovH work for the local club re ported on the boys work discussed at the convention. He pointed out the need for character building and education to Insure a better genera tion when present dav Hoys grow up. StorK I. Iln.y. The Rotarlans smoked cigars on Sam Given. There is a new baby boy at the Given home. It was also an nounced that next week the smokes would be on Nell Shearman at whose home the stork Is reported to have left a girl James A. Diok. chairman of the club's baek-to-the-farm committee, made another plea for workers and hoes for cotton chopping. James A Borders, banker, paid a birthday fine of J1.J5. five cents for each year of his life. At the request of Julius Lorentzen the action on applications for mem bership will be referred to the board of directors tor further consideration so that a letter of criticism one member wrote to the club may be an swered. J. W. Poppel was announced as the prise winner and Jake Mltlor was de clared the goat. The luncheon ended in a spasm of laughter when Dr. Ful ler Swift read an essay on something that was filled with long words and when Will Shutes reprimanded htm is like lingo. I PUl ATTACK BEATEN SAY DEFENDER! NUEVO LEON CAPITAL Nuevo Laredo Garrison Bepulses Attack by Eicardo Gonzalez at Head of Disaffected Customs Guards; Calles Orders Arrest of Pablo Gonzalez as Eebel; Mexico City-Laredo Eailway and Telegraph Cut. Bears Raid Wheat as Trading Reopens CHICAGO. IlL, July 15. Prices started lower than expected today for future deliveries of wheat, the first of such prices quoted in nearly three years. De cember delivery opened at J2.7S to JS.7S. Estimates by traders be forehand were that the Initial fig ures would be about t 8. A rush to buy came at the out set, but In a very few minutes the excitement was ended, and the op roar was greater by far in the crowds that were trading is corn. As a precaution against a wild market, almost prohibitive mar gins were required for transac tions in wheat. To this fact main ly was attributed the rapid dwin dling of the volume of business and the quickness with which the pit assumed an every day matter of fact aspect. CHILEAN ARMY MOBILIZED TO WATCHBOLIVIA Deposed President of Bolivia and Members of Govern ment to Be Deported. SANTIAGO. Chile. July IS Chile has called to the colors the military classes of. 1115 to 191 inclusive, of the four national provinces of the country. It is understood this action was taken in vlew-ot the internal sit uation arising la connection with the Bsnvlaa revolution. It was declared IJhfi .rn was merely a precautionary OtWlWir. MM WJW9H1 IWSUn BUCVMk Information received here Indicate the eat! involves about . men. This action of the war office fol lowed a day in whleh, so far as Is publicly known, little sews drifted out of Bolivia, which has been Iso lated from the world by the censor ship since the establishment of the de facto government headed by Bau- usta savedra. One official message was given out during the day. It was from the Chilean charge d'affaires at Mendoza. and was made public at the foreign ministry. It contained a request from the provisional government that Chile provide a train to carry to Arica per sons being deported from Bolivian. Later, unofficial advices stated for mer president Jess Gutierrez Guer rent and members of his cabinet were among the deportees. Guarantees rr the safety of the de posed prm'deat and the members of bis cabinet have been furnished by the provisional government of Bolivia upon request of the United States min ister to that country, according to ad vices received by the foreign office by the Chilean charge d'affaires at La Paz. 82 YEAR OLD MOTHER SEEKS FOR MISSING SON An SI year old mother living In Australia is trying to locate her son, William T. Wood, a baker, last heard of in El Paso, according to a com munication received by alderman W. T. Griffith Thursday. She is un certain whether he is dead or alive and is seeking definite information. The letter came from Theo Dam meyer, 2SSI Warder street, N. W, Washington, D. C. Lipton Yacht Wins First Race For America 's Cup When Resolute Snaps Halyards On Final Leg Of Course OANDr HOOK. N. J. July IS. O Shamrock IV, British challenger for the America's cup won the first race of ISM regatta today, sail ing across the finish line at 4:JS:J0 unofficial time, alter the Resolute had been withdrawn because of a mishap to her rigging. Parting of the throat halyards on the American defender Resolute re sulted In her being withdrawn from today's contest after beating Sir Thomas Upton's challenger to the turning mark In a SO mile dace. Giv ing the American sloop a wide berth, the Irish baronet's pride swept on the finish, while the defender was taken in tow by her steam tender. When Resolute's rigging snapped she was leading by a half mile but Shamrock was coming u? very fast from off shore. Itclute Takes Start. Resolute led Shamrock across the starting line. The official starting time given from the race committee's boat were: Resolute, 12:00t4S: Sham rock, 1S:01:SS. It was also announced officially that the time allowance would be six minutes and 10 secotds. due to a change In measuring the Shamrock's sails. Shamrock was over the line at the starting signal and her skipper, capi. Wm. P. Burton, had to recross. Mean while. Resolute slipped over In first place. Shamrock recroased about 10 seconds after Resolute and Immedi ately stood after the American boat 00 yards astern. Faulty riming on Shamrock According to yachtsmen. Sham rock's start today was the worst ever made by a Lipton boat. The advantage of the start lay dis tinctly with the American boat be OFF S OF IVf EXICO CITY. Mex, July IS. Mon terey, canitai of the state or Nnevo Lmc was attacked 1T Gen. Irlono VlHareal today, according to reports received by the war office from Gn. M. Perez TrevtBo. chief of military operations in that state and Gen. Arnulfo Gomez, chief of opera tions in Tamauplipas. Gen. Pablo Gonzalez, former can didate for the Mexican presidency. Is said to have bwn responsible for the attack on the city. Gens. Gomez and Porfirto Gonzalez, governor of Nne-ro Leon "are talcing steps" against Pab lo Gonzalez according to a war office statement. Gen. P. Ellas Calles, secretary of war. said Gen. Vlllareal had 25 men and was being pursued by cavalry commanded by Gen. Rios Zertuche in the direction of Topolchico. Nuero Leon. Gen. Calles announced he had ord ered the arrest of Pablo Gonzalez on a charge of rebellion. He said Gon zalez was responsible for uprisings in the north. Gen. Carlos Garcia, a mem ber of the chamber of deputies, and Gonzalez's chief of staff, is also to be arrested, says Bl Universal. ncTO Itarrdo Attacked. Laredo, Tex, July 15. A party of disaffected Mexicans under command of Gen. Ricardo Gonzalez made an ineffectual attempt on the provision al government garrison at Nurro La redo, opposite here just before 9 oclock this morning. They were driven off after a few minutes desul tory firing, leaving three prisoners. The federal garrison at Nnevo La redo slept on arms last night, fol lowing receipt of a demand for its surrender to an tl -government forces. The demand, according to Mexican consul Saracho. was made by Gen Ricardo Gonzalez, who has several hundred disaffect soldiers and cus toms guards undePhis command. The demand, the consul said, met definite refusal on the part of CoL Ortego. garrison commairaer at Nuevo La redo. Nuevo Laredo Is virtually isolated from Mexico by the cutting of all wire and rail communication to the south. The last train to reach th border came in Monday nijcht. when It was resorted that two bridges had been h-oratd ssm the wires cut south of Lamsazos. Nuevo Tisntr lu-zailae south of the bardv.Ko trains bare been seat eat staecr Tuesday and ship pers have been notified that no freight will be accepted until further notice. Two more bridges wero reported burned 'six miles south of Nuevo La redo yesterday. The federal tele graph wires, whleh do not foiiow the course of the railroad, were also cut VILLA'S -REIGN OF TERROR' IS NOT NEW, S..YZ CONSUL The "peace terms during which Villa agreed to cease depredations pending the decision of the de facto government regarding his demands, has ended, sfltd as the government wfll not accept his terms it is pre sumed by de facto leaders, that the reign of terror threatened by Villa win beglm. "In imposing a reSgn of terror. in ChtaBafcua, Villa Is simply continuing a postcy against law and order that be has main tain ed for years." said Luis Montes de Oca, de facto consul general here. "The relgn of terror would have come whether the government recog nized Villa's demands or otherwise. The only difference is that without the support oft the government his 'reign' will be less effective. "Villa Is essentially a bandit, and if supported by the government with monev. arms and men he would be more powerful, and would commit more depredations. Without money, arms and men, which Is his present condition, his depredations on the people will be fewer. se v linstaa wno were anven from the Psiomas countrv by the forces of Gon. Andres FIguroa, have concentrated at El Pinto. OoahuOa. Gen. Amaro has seat troops to that (Continued on page 3, column 3.) cause of the faulty timing on th9 Upton craft. Mrs. Burton, wife of the Sham rock's skipper, the first woman ever to sail on a cup yacht, had been designated to hold the time watch on the Shamrock. Whether she was on board to call the time of today's race was not known when the yacht started. At 1:01 p. m. both yachts were standing off shore on a starboard tack. Resolute was more than half a mile In the lead and slightly to windward. The wind breezed up again to six knots at this point. Squalls Drench Yachts, At 1 oclock rain was falling with the Intensity of a cloudburst and visibility at sea was limited to a few cable lengths, making it dan gerous for the racers, should they be close together. With the last downfall came a heavy squall of wind from the west which caused the yachts to stagger In the sudden blow Resolute led Shamrock by half a mile after two hours of sailing, when the yachts had covered 10 miles of their S0-mlle course. The wind had halted to the westward, letting the yachts up so that they nearly pointed for the turning mark. It turned out to be a typical cup race day after aL with a flat sea and dead air. In the handling of the headsails, Resolute's crew showed to advantage over the sailors of the challenger. The proved circulation at - The El Paso Herald I. nearly O twice that ot any .tier EI Paso paper.